Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

25.9.1606 (Thursday 25 September 1606)

document 37400360

fine 33s4dit is shown by the homage that Wm Catte who held for himself and his heirs from the lord by the rod etc one cottage called Carters formerly Jn Carter's and afterwards Wm Colley's and lately Jn Reynolds before this court many years ago surrendered the said cottage with appurtenances into the hands of the lord to the use and behoof of Agnes Bonner for a term of eight years following after the death of the said Wm and Mary his wife and the longer liver of them and that the said Wm and Mary died and that the said term of eight years has already expired before this court and that Edw Catte is the son and next heir of the said Wm and has a right to the said premises who present in court sought from the lord admittance to the premises with appurtenances to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Edw his heirs and assigns 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 he made fealty to the lord and was admitted tenant of the lord thereof