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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.2.1606 (Tuesday 18 February 1606)

document 37301700

whereas at a view with court here held friday 21.7.1587 a certain Thos Smith son of Thos Smith of White Colne deceased was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to the reversion or reversions of one messuage with curtilage adjoining called Seabrights and a certain Eliz Smith wife of the said Thos Smith deceased was admitted tenant to the said possession of the messuage with a certain curtilage adjoining called Seabrights for and during the lifetime of the said Eliz according as by a certain court roll bearing the date of the day and the year above mentioned it was fully shown and appeared now at this court it was shown by the homage that the aforesaid Thos Smith son of the said Thos 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 Jas Pennock and Robt Peartree two customary tenants of this manor all that reversion or reversions of and in the said messuage and curtilage with their appurtenances to the use and behoof of Thos Man and his heirs forever upon the following conditions that the said Thos Man his heirs executors administrators or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Thos Smith his heirs executors or assigns the sum of 3li13s4d on 6.10.next following after the date of the same surrender in the south porch of the church of the said Earls Colne otherwise this surrender should be null and void in law and in case there should be any doubt as to the force of the abovementioned surrender by him that the said Thos Smith the son was not admitted tenant to the reversion or reversions of the said messuage in any other way except by the admittance of the said Eliz who was tenant in possession of the said messuage and therefore the aforesaid Rich Harlakenden lord of this manor before the abovementioned surrender was made by the said Thos Smith the son to the said Thos Man by the hands of the aforesaid Rich Harlakenden seisin was granted to the foresaid Thos Smith by the rod of the reversion or reversions of the said messuage 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 said manor by the rents and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine as is in the margin     according as by a certain writing of the said Rich Harlakenden brought here into court bearing the date 6.11.1604 it was clearly shown and appeared and afterwards came the aforesaid Thos Man and sought admittance for himself to the reversion or reversions of the said messuage according to the form of the surrender to be made to himself by the aforesaid Thos Smith to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to him to have for himself and his heirs to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin     and was admitted tenant thereof however fealty was respited until it should occur