Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

3.4.1662 (Thursday 3 April 1662)

document 35200768

Robt Davye to a parcel of Seven Acres whereas at a court here held 27.5.1624 Robt Davye and Kath his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and the heirs of the said Robt to one tenement and certain lands belonging to the same and pertaining called by name of a parcel of Seven Acres lying in Earls Colne now at this court it was shown by the homage that the aforesaid Kath sometime and before this court died thus seised thereof and that the aforesaid Robt survived her and held the premises by right of accretion and that the aforesaid Robt after the last court died thus seised thereof and that Robt Davye junior is son and heir of the said Robt Davye deceased upon which came here into court the aforesaid Robt Davye the son and humbly sought admittance as tenant of the premises to whom the lord by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid tenement and lands with appurtenances to the aforesaid Robt Davye his heirs and assigns forever from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord for a fine