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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

10.12.1609 (Tuesday 10 December 1609)

document 37600513

fine 14liwhereas at a court here held tuesday being the 18.2.1606 Robt Pearetree was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one part or parcel of pasture called Rushefield containing by estimation about 6a divided from the rest of the said pasture lying between the land of this manor called Lowfield now in the tenure of Wm Rayner towards the north west and the said remainder of the said pasture towards the south east and also one part or parcel of a certain meadow called Rushemeadow containing by estimation about 2a1r lying between a meadow called Sigges Meadow towards the north west and the remainder of the said meadow towards the south as it is shown by the metes and bounds according as by the roll of the same court here in this full court it is brought and clearly shown now it is shown by the homage of this court that the said Robt Pearetree out of this court and after the last court surrendered the said premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of Robt Cobbe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Warde and Ambrose Waller customary tenants of the lord of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor to the use and behoof of Thos Smithe and Ann his wife and the heirs of Thos himself forever who present in court sought admittance for himself and to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Thos and Ann and the heirs of Thos himself to hold form 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 they gave to the lord their fine as is shown in the margin and the said Thos made fealty to the lord and they were admitted thereof tenants of the lord