Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

6.6.1547 (Monday 6 June 1547)

document 53600189

it is shown by the homage that Agnes Sparrowe widow late wife of Jn Sparrowe deceased who jointly held together with the aforesaid Jn now dead for themselves and their assigns during the whole term of their life and to the longer liver from the lord as of the same said manor by the rod etc one parcel of a garden containing by estimation in length 6rod and breadth 4rod lying between a garden called Prudds on one part and a tenement part of the convent of Colne on the other part as by the metes etc the remainder thereof after their decease and of the longer liver to Antho Sparrowe son of the said Jn and Agnes and his heirs as in a view with court here held saturday namely 31.7.1540 it was clearly shown she died after the last court seised of such estate and upon this to this court came the said Antho Sparrowe and sought admittance to the said parcel of a garden with appurtenances by right of the said remainder and thus it was shown by the homage therefore he was admitted thereof tenant of the lord to whom by the said steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold for himself his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor etc and he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin
4d and made fealty to the lord