Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.2.1606 (Tuesday 18 February 1606)

document 37301441

fine 50swhereas at a view with court here held monday 12.4.1602 Robt Pearetree was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs by the surrender of Jn Smith to one cottage with garden adjoining called Littmans with appurtenances as by copy of a certain court roll seen here in court and legally and fully produced and shown in court now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Robt Pearetree after the last court and before this court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cobb instead of the bailiff in the presence of Thos Turner and Robt Crowe two customary tenants of this manor the same testifying the said cottage and garden with their appurtenances to the use and behoof of Jn Woodwarde and his heirs forever who the same said Jn Woodwarde present here in court sought admittance for himself to the premises to whom the lord by his said steward granted to him seisin thereof to have to himself and his heirs to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the rents and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine as stated in the margin and made fealty to the lord and was admitted tenant thereof