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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr23)

3.1.1667 (Thursday 3 January 1667)

document 35301532

recovery of Sadlers whereas at a court here held 16.1.1650 Jn Underwood took for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated one tenement with appurtenances called Sadlers now at this court came Hen Hatton gentleman and complained against the aforesaid Jn of a plea of land viz of one messuage and one garden with appurtenances in Earls Colne and within the jurisdiction of this court and held of the lord of the aforesaid manor as of this manor by copy of court roll at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor as his right and inheritance and into which the aforesaid Jn has not entry except after the disseisin which Hugh Hunt unjustly and without judgement made to the aforesaid Hen within thirty years last past and the aforesaid Hen made protest to pursue his complaint aforesaid in the form and nature of a writ of our lord the king of entry upon disseisin in le post at the common law according to the custom of the aforesaid manor and he found pledge to pursue his complaint viz Jn Doe and Rich Roe and sought process thereof to be made for him against the aforesaid Jn to be here at the hour of two o'clock this instant day to reply to the aforesaid Hen in the aforesaid plea and it was granted to him but the aforesaid Jn present in court freely appeared and sought licence of this court that he himself should be allowed to reply to the aforesaid Hen without any process being directed against him and by the agreement of the aforesaid Hen it was granted to him upon which the aforesaid Hen complained against the aforesaid Jn of the aforesaid messuage and garden with appurtenances in the aforesaid Earls Colne held of the lord of the aforesaid manor as of this manor by copy of court roll at the will of the lord according to the custom of the aforesaid manor and into which the aforesaid Jn does not have entry except after the disseisin which Hugh Hunt unjustly and without judgement made to the aforesaid Hen within thirty years now last past and whereof he says that he himself was seised of the aforesaid tenement in the time of peace in the time of our lord the now king by taking thereof the profits to the value etc and whereof he makes his suit and the aforesaid Jn came into the same said court and defended his right whenever and called thereof to warranty Mich Hayward who present in court freely warranted the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances to the aforesaid Jn and upon this the aforesaid Hen complained against the aforesaid Mich tenant by his aforesaid warranty of the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances in the aforesaid form and he says that he himself was seised of the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances in the time of peace in the time of our lord the now king by taking thereof the profits etc to the value etc and the aforesaid Mich tenant by his aforesaid warranty defended his right whenever etc and he says that the aforesaid Hugh Hunt did not disseisin the aforesaid Hen of the aforesaid tenement as the aforesaid Hen by his complaint and aforesaid warranty alleged and concerning this he placed himself upon the homage of this court and the aforesaid Hen sought licence of he court thereof to implead until the hour of three o'clock this same instant day and he has it and the same said hour is given to the aforesaid Mich and afterwards in the same said court and at the same said hour of three the aforesaid Hen returned in person and the aforesaid Mich did not return but in contempt of court went away and made default therefore according to the custom of the aforesaid manor it is considered by the court that the aforesaid Hen should recover against the aforesaid Jn his seisin of the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances and that the aforesaid Jn should have of the lands of the said Mich held of the aforesaid manor by copy of court roll to the value etc and that the aforesaid Mich should be in mercy and upon this the aforesaid Hen sought a precept of the lord of the aforesaid manor by his aforesaid steward to be directed to the bailiff of the aforesaid manor to deliver to him seisin of the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances thus in the form of the aforesaid recovery and it was granted to him returnable here at the hour of four o'clock this instant day at which same said hour of four the aforesaid Hen re turned and Giles Crow bailiff of the aforesaid manor and servant of this court certified to the court that he himself by virtue of the aforesaid precept directed to him delivered to the aforesaid Hen seisin of the aforesaid tenement with appurtenances as was directed to him by the aforesaid precept and upon this the lord of the aforesaid manor at the petition of the aforesaid Hen and in further execution of judgement and the aforesaid recovery by the aforesaid steward granted and delivered to the aforesaid Hen seisin of the aforesaid tenement by the rod to have and to hold the aforesaid tenement thus in the form of the aforesaid recovery with appurtenances to the aforesaid Hen 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 his fin e was pardoned by the grace of the lord