Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr20)

1.6.1556 (Monday 1 June 1556)

document 53800423

it is shown by the homage that Wm Brewer out of court and after the last court being upon his death bed surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Culverton a tenant of the lord in the presence of Wm Wade senior and Wm Wade junior similarly tenants of the lord and others the same testifying a certain pasture of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Joan his wife now wife of Wm Saykyn to hold for herself during the whole term of her life the remainder thereof after the decease of the said Joan to Sam Brewer his son and his heirs the same said Joan present in court came and sought admittance thereof and because thus it was shown by the homage therefore she was admitted thereof tenant of the lord to whom by the steward the lord delivered thereof seisin to hold for herself during the whole of her lifetime from the lord by the rod etc the remainder thereof after her decease to the aforesaid Sam and his heirs and she gave to the lord her fine as is shown in the margin
7s and the aforesaid Wm Saykin made fealty to the lord