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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

25.9.1606 (Thursday 25 September 1606)

document 37400465

fine 4swhereas at a court held for this same manor on the tuesday in the week of pentecost 1558 45PhM1 Roger Spicer and Joan his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for their lifetimes by the surrender of Roger himself to one cottage with customary garden adjoining containing by estimation half a rood of land or thereabouts formerly Simon Ward's the remainder after their decease to Thos Spicer son of the said Roger and his heirs forever now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Roger Spicer and Joan his wife and the aforesaid Thos Spicer died many years ago and that Jn Catte is son and heir of Joan late wife of Edw Catte being sister and next heir of the said Thos Spicer and inheritor of the said premises upon which now to this court came the said Jn Catte and sought admittance from the lord to the aforesaid premises with appurtenances to whom the lord by his steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Jn Catte 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 made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord