Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr20)

6.6.1558 (Monday 6 June 1558)

document 53801666

it is shown by the homage that Robt Norman who held for himself and his assigns from the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one piece of a meadow containing by estimation about 2a lying in Halstead late in the tenure of Robt himself as etc the remainder thereof after his decease to Barth Churche and his heirs as in a view with court here held the saturday next following the feast of michaelmas 38Hen8 it is clearly shown the said Robt died after the last court seised of such estate of and in the said piece of meadow with appurtenances and upon this to this court came the said Barth Churche and sought admittance to the said piece of meadow with appurtenances by virtue of the said remainder and because 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 etc by the annual rent for the lord and the heirs of the lord of this manor of 6s8d to be paid twice a year at the usual terms in equal portions and suit of court and he gave etc and made fealty to the lord