Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

25.9.1606 (Thursday 25 September 1606)

document 37400405

fine 8liwhereas at a court here held thursday being 30.12.1585 Jn Greene of Halstead and Jn Greene his son were admitted tenants of the lord to one messuage and garden adjoining lying in Colne St late of Wm Boome also Brome and afterwards of Jn illegible text and to about 3a of enclosed land lying next to Hinesland with appurtenances according as by a copy of this court shown here in court and produced and clearly shown now it is shown by the homage that the said Jn son of Jn Greene died some time ago and that Jn Greene the father of the said Jn then held it and by right accruing and also that the aforesaid Jn Greene the father after the last court and before this court died and before his death lying in extremis surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Hunwicke instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Warde and Jn Pierson two customary tenants of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor the aforesaid messuage with garden adjoining and the aforesaid 3a of land with all and singular their appurtenances to the use and behoof of his last will the tenor of which is in the following english words viz I give and bequeath unto Wm Greene my son all that my messuage or tenement with the appurtenances and lands lying in Earls Colne and Gaynes Colne now in the tenure and occupation of Jn Pierson both free and copyhold and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever according as by the said last will of the aforesaid Jn Greene brought here into court and clearly shown and displayed who the same said Wm Greene here in court sought admittance from the lord to the said premises to whom the lord by his steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Wm Greene and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated 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 shown in the margin and he made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord in the said manner