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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

2.6.1550 (Monday 2 June 1550)

document 53602123

to this court came Joan Leffyngwell widow late wife of Jn Leffyngwell deceased and surrendered into the hands of the lord one tenement and eleven crofts of land and a garden containing by estimation about 23a of land etc called Clarks lying the said Colne as by the metes and bounds etc with this intention viz that the lord should thus regrant seisin thereof of the said tenement and eleven crofts of land and garden with appurtenances to the aforesaid Joan Leffyngwell during the whole term of her lifetime the remainder thereof after her decease to Thos Leffyngwell her son and the male heirs of his body legitimately procreated and in default of such heirs the remainder thereof according to the tenor form and effect of the last will of the said Jn Leffyngwell deceased and the lord by virtue of the said surrender of the seisin of the said tenement and eleven crofts of land and garden at this present court by his steward regranted out of his hands the said tenement and other premises with appurtenances to the aforesaid Joan Leffyngwell widow and her assigns during the whole term of her life from the lord by the rod etc the remainder thereof after her decease to the aforesaid Thos and the male heirs of his body legitimately procreated and in default of such issue the remainder thereof as stated above etc to whom by the steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold to herself and her assigns during the whole term of her lifetime the remainder thereof after her decease as stated above etc and she gave to the lord her fine as is shown in the margin
6s8d and made fealty to the lord