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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

31.12.1651 (Friday 31 December 1651)

document 34801329

whereas at a court held for the said manor 3.10.1643 Wm Ellis was admitted tenant to him and his heirs to one messuage and eight parcels of land meadow and pasture customary called Loshes and Fowle Meade lying in White Colne and whereas at a court held for the said manor 24.7.1650 it was found by the homage that the said Wm Ellis since the then last court that is to say upon 28.1.last did surrender into the hands of the lord of the said manor by the hands of Robt Cunliffe in place of the lord's bailiff and in the presence of Robt Till and Jn Brewer two customary tenants of the said manor the messuage lands and premises by the name of all his customary messuage called Loshes or otherwise and all his lands meadows and pastures to the said messuage belonging containing by estimation 40a lying in White Colne or elsewhere and all his customary lands and tenements held of the said manor to the use of Wm Ellis the younger his son and of Susan the wife of the said Wm Ellis the younger and of the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten upon the condition that the said Wm Ellis the elder and his assigns during the life of the said Wm Ellis the elder should have hold and enjoy and occupy the said messuage lands and premises with the profits and commodities thereof now at this court came the said Wm Ellis the younger in his own person and the said Susan by her said husband as her deputy in that behalf and humbly prayed to be admitted tenants according to the said surrender to the said premises to which said Wm Ellis in his own person and to the said Susan his wife by the hands of the said Wm as her deputy the lord of the said manor by his said steward did grant and deliver thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said messuage lands and tenements and all other the premises to the said Wm Ellis the younger and Susan his wife and to the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten upon the condition aforesaid of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs formerly due and of right accustomed and they gave to the lord for a fine and the said Wm did his fealty