Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr19)

29.5.1553 (Monday 29 May 1553)

document 53701007

it is shown by the homage that Jn Wade out of court and after the last court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Cutler one tenant of the lord in the presence of Wm Wade similarly a tenant of the lord and others the same testifying four customary crofts containing about 10a of land parcel of six crofts of land called Seven Acres lying together thus between a lane leading towards Boomefeld on one part and a certain croft of land called Slowcroft and Debnams on the other part as by the metes and bounds to the use and behoof of Wm Wade the elder son of the said Jn and his heirs and assigns who present in court came and sought admittance thereof and thus it was shown by the homage therefore he was admitted thereof tenant of the lord by the steward to whom he delivered thereof seisin to hold for himself and his heirs and assigns from the lord by the rod etc by the annual rent thereof paid to the lord and his heirs of 9d at the two terms viz at the feast of michaelmas and the annunciation by equal parts and suit of court according to the custom of the manor etc and he gave etc and made etc
fine 9s