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Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr20)

21.5.1554 (Monday 21 May 1554)

document 53701583

it was shown and certified by Jn Churche steward and by the homage that on 24.1.1554 before the aforesaid steward at Colne Priory came Geo Byston and Ann his wife Ann herself solely and secretly examined by the steward and acknowledged surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the said steward in the presence of Barth Church and Robt Greene tenants of the lord and the same testifying one tenement with garden adjoining with appurtenances called Mathewes Acre and one piece of land with a certain well being in the same which was parcel of a tenement late of Thos Elmested and also a croft of land with appurtenances called Elmesteds Croft with one barn built at the southern end of the same croft with appurtenances as by the metes and bounds etc and one tenement with appurtenances called Flannermans and one garden called Grapnels excepting and reserving to the lord thereof and to his successors a certain worthless plough breadth between the said garden and the dwelling house of Barth Churche to the use and behoof of Wm Hallden and Ann his wife and the heirs of Wm himself to whom the same said Wm and Ann on the said day in the year and place in the presence of the said witnesses by the aforesaid steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold to them and the heirs of Wm Hallden himself from the lord by the rod etc and afterwards the said Wm Hallden and Ann his wife being seised of and in the said tenements and other premises with appurtenances on the said day and year and in the place Ann herself solely and secretly examined by the steward and acknowledged surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the said steward the said tenements and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Robt Peirson and Joan his wife and the heirs of Robt himself who the same said Robt Pereson present in court came and sought admittance thereof for himself and the aforesaid Joan his wife and as it thus appears rightful by the homage therefore they are admitted tenants of the lord to whom the lord by the steward delivered thereof seisin to hold to themselves and the heirs of Robt himself from the lord by the rod etc 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 etc
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