Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

1.4.1608 (Friday 1 April 1608)

document 37500277

4liwhereas at a court here held friday being 21.7.1587 Agnes Jolly widow late wife of Robt Jolly was admitted tenant of the lord for her lifetime to grazing rights or rights of pasturage of one wood called Haunsershedge the remainder thereof after her decease to Jn Jolly for the term of the natural lifetime of the said Jn Jolly the remainder thereof after his decease to Robt Jolly and Wm Jolly sons of the said Robt Jolly deceased and the heirs of their bodies legitimately procreated now it is shown by the homage of this court that the said Agnes died after the last court seised of such her estates and premises upon which now to this court came the said Jn Jolly and sought admittance from the lord to his said remainder to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Jn Jolly and his assigns during the whole term of the natural life of Jn himself the remainder thereof as stated above 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 thereof tenant of the lord and the fines and admissions of the said Wm and Robt were respited until etc