Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

2.6.1550 (Monday 2 June 1550)

document 53601547

it is shown by the homage that Agnes Thorne widow late wife of Robt Thorne now deceased out of court and after the last court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Barth Chyrche bailiff in the presence of Edw Alen and Jn Farthyng tenants of the lord and the same testifying one cottage with curtilage adjoining and their appurtenances and about 2a2r of land lying in the said Colne as by the metes and bounds to the use and behoof of Mary now wife of Geo Layer her heirs and assigns who present in court came and sought admittance thereof and thus it was shown by the homage therefore she was admitted thereof tenant of the lord to whom by the steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold to herself and her assigns from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and she gave to the lord her fine as is shown in the margin
12d and made fealty to the lord