Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

7.10.1608 (Friday 7 October 1608)

document 37501011

fine 10liwhereas at a court here held wednesday being 19.4.1598 Xoph Isaacke was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to two parcels or pieces of customary pasture called Broomecrofte containing by estimation about 5a lying next to the lane leading from Earls Colne towards Colne Parke and also to one croft of land called The Uppermost Broomefield containing by estimation about 7a lying between the customary lands of Robt Partridge parcel of a tenement called Curdes towards the west and the lands called Great Sedcoppe towards the east and to the customary land of Hen Abbott towards the south as by a roll of the said court here in this court it was brought and clearly shown now to this court came the said Xoph Isaack and in full and open court surrendered the said premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward to the use and behoof of Edw Potter and his heirs upon the condition that if the said Edw Potter his heirs upon the condition that if the said Edw Potter his heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Xoph Isaacke his heirs executors or assigns the sum of 30li before or upon the feast of michaelmas then next following in or at the house now the dwelling house of a certain Robt Rookes senior situated in the said Earls Colne then this present surrender in all its force should remain with effect anything else should be completely in vain and null and void in law upon which to this court came the said Edw Potter in person and sought admittance thereof for himself upon the said conditions to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Edw Potter and his heirs upon the said condition 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