Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

13.6.1552 (Monday 13 June 1552)

document 53700358

it is shown by the homage that Helen Ruffle widow who jointly held at the same time with Jn Ruffle her husband now deceased for themselves and their heirs of the lord as of this same manor by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor etc one parcel with a tenement built and one piece of land containing in length 6rod and in breadth to one head 3rod and to the other head 3rod of land and lying between the evesdrop of the said tenement that is of fee of the earl of Oxford on one part and a certain lane leading to the tenement of Rich Boner sometime Symond's on the other part and one head thereof abutting upon the king's highway and the other head upon the lands of the said Rich Boner called Symonds on the other part as by the metes and bounds etc out of court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Estaye instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Mallarye and Jn Pennok tenants of the lord and the same testifying the said parcel and piece of land to the use and behoof of Xoph Ruffle her son Eliz and Margt Ruffle daughters of the same Helen their heirs and assigns who present in court came and sought admittance thereof and thus it was shown by the homage therefore they were admitted tenants of the lord to whom by the steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold for themselves and their heirs from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor etc and they gave to the lord their fine as is shown in the margin
8d and made fealty etc