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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

13.7.1664 (Wednesday 13 July 1664)

document 35300668

Thos Osborne and wife to 4a of land late of Wm Bridge at this court it was shown by the homage that Thos Osborne customary tenant of the aforesaid manor after the last general court viz 1.4.1662 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Wm Adams senior instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Robt Abbott and Hen Abbott two customary tenants of the aforesaid manor the same testifying etc two parcels of land containing by estimation 4a of land one part abutting upon the king's highway leading from Earls Colne towards Coggeshall on the western part and upon 12a of land late of Wm Hutt on the southern part and the western part and upon certain other lands of the same Thos late of Wm Bridge on the northern part to the use and behoof of Thos himself and Mary now his wife and the heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated and in default of such issue to the use and behoof of the said Thos his heirs and assigns forever which aforesaid premises Thos Osborne took for himself and his heirs amongst others at a court held for the aforesaid manor 4.11.1657 by the surrender of the said Wm Bridge upon which came here into court the aforesaid Thos and Mary and sought admittance as tenants of the lord to 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 two parcels of land with appurtenances to the aforesaid Thos and Mary and the heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated the remainder thereof to the said Thos and his heirs 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 they gave to the lord for their fines etc