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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

2.11.1653 (Wednesday 2 November 1653)

document 34900490

whereas at a court held for the said manor 13.10.1637 it was presented by the homage that Sam Burton who held to him and his heirs a customary tenement with a garden adjoining called Muggs also Princes in Colne St betwixt the tenement called The George on the east and the tenement late of Barth Church on the west did surrender the same amongst other things to the use of his last will and whereas the said Sam by his last will in writing bearing date 28.8.1637 did devise the said tenement with the appurtenances by the name of the tenement with the appurtenances wherein Edw Newton the elder did then dwell to Ann his wife for her life and after her decease to Rich Burton his son and his heirs forever as by the said will duly proved and now provided appeareth and afterwards the said Sam died thereof seised and whereas at the said court the said Ann was admitted to the said premises for her life now at this court it is presented by the homage that the said Ann since the last court died and that the said Rich during the lifetime of the said Ann died and that Jacob Burton of the age of 9yrs or thereabouts is his heir to whom 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 tenement with the appurtenances to the said Jacob his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents and services due and 3li of lawful money is assessed upon the admission of the said Jacob for his fine to be paid upon 1.3.next between the hours of one o'clock and four o'clock in the afternoon of the said day at or in the south porch of the parish church of Earls Colne
Burton to Muggs also Princes