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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

13.6.1552 (Monday 13 June 1552)

document 53700416

it is shown by the homage that Joan Leffyngwell widow late wife of Jn Leffyngwell deceased who held for herself and her assigns during the whole term of her lifetime from 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 tenement and eleven crofts of land and a garden containing by estimation about 23a of land with appurtenances called Clarks 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 the aforesaid Joan died after the last court seised of such estate and upon this to this court came the aforesaid Thos Leffyngwell and sought admittance for himself to the said tenement and eleven crofts of land and garden with appurtenances by virtue 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 steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold for himself his heirs and assigns from 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
10s and made fealty to the lord