Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr20)

1.6.1556 (Monday 1 June 1556)

document 53800649

to this court came Wm Bykmer and Mary his wife and the same said Mary jointly held with Geo Layer late her husband now deceased for themselves and their heirs about 2a2r of land lying in the said Colne lately pertaining to a cottage sometime of Wm Spriggs according as etc and Mary herself being solely and secretly examined by the lord's steward and acknowledged surrendered into the hands of the lord the said cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Wm Fisher his heirs and assigns who present in court came and sought admittance thereof and 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 etc and he gave to the lord etc
fine 2s and made etc