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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

5.1.1659 (Wednesday 5 January 1659)

document 35100796

whereas at a court held for the said manor 3.10.1643 Frances King and Alice King were admitted tenants to them and their heirs to one parcel of land called Kings Garden with the appurtenances now at this court it was presented by the homage that the said Frances King since the last court that is to say on 29.6.1658 did surrender into the hands of the lord of the said manor by the hands of Thos Trotter instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Rich Bridge and Geo Clarke two customary tenants of the said manor the same witnessing all her moiety of the said parcel of land with the appurtenances to the use of Robt Knight of Colchester saymaker and of his heirs and assigns forever who being present in court did desire to be admitted tenant to the same 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 moiety of the said parcel of land with the appurtenances to the said Robt his heirs and assigns forever 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 due and he gave to the lord for his fine etc
Robt Knight to the moiety of Kings Garden