Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

6.6.1547 (Monday 6 June 1547)

document 53600307

it is shown by the homage that Agnes Sparrow widow late wife of Jn Sparrowe deceased who jointly held together with the aforesaid Jn now dead for themselves and their heirs during the whole term of their lives and to the longer liver of the lord as of the same said manor by the rod one parcel of land parcel of a certain field called Saint Marie Croft lying next to a garden of the said Jn Sparrowe called     containing in length 18rod2ft and in breadth to the eastern edge 1rod8ft and to the west edge 1rod2ft as by the metes and bounds etc the remainder thereof after their decease and of the longer liver to Antho Sparrowe 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 Antho Sparrowe and sought admittance to the aforesaid garden 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 the lord by the steward delivered seisin thereof to hold to himself his heirs and assigns from the lord as of the same said manor 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
parcel of St Mary Croft