Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.9.1603 (Sunday 18 September 1603)

document 37300339

fine 5swhereas at a view with court here held friday 12.6.1590 Rich Sampford was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs by the surrender of Jn Gremard and Joan his wife to one piece of land with a cottage built thereof late of a parcel of land called Stacies containing by estimation 1r as the said piece of land by hedges and ditches is enclosed on the west part of the said land called Stacies and abutting upon the lane leading from a certain post called Curd Stile on the kings highway leading towards Coggeshall as is shown by a certain copy of court roll now it is shown by the said homage that after the last court and before this court the aforesaid Rich Sampford died seised of the premises and that Rich Sampford is his eldest son and next heir to whom the said Rich present here in court seisin thereof is granted to have for himself and his heirs to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the customs of the said manor by the rents services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine and fealty and thus was admitted tenant of the premises