Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

10.12.1609 (Tuesday 10 December 1609)

document 37600661

whereas at a court here held friday being 2.10.1608 Thos Saundersome was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one tenement or cottage as it adjoined a certain capital messuage called Masons lying within the churchyard of the said Colne parcel of the said tenement called Masons containing in length 16ft6i and in breadth 17ft as by copy of a roll of the same said court here in this court produced and shown now at this court it was shown by the homage that the said Thos Saundersome out of this court and after the last court namely on 19.10.last surrendered the said premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of Edw Newton instead of the bailiff in the presence of Wm Catte and Edw Potter customary tenants of this manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor to the use and behoof of Rich Allen and his heirs upon condition that the said Rich Allen his heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to a certain Robt Kinge of Ipswich Suffolk innholder his executors or assigns 12li upon 24.10.next at the same dwelling house of the same Robt Kinge situated in the said Ipswich and also should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Thos Saundersome his heirs executors or assigns 6li10s on the monday in easter week next following upon the said date of the said surrender at or in the dwelling house of Thos Saundersome himself then the said surrender in all its force should remain with effect otherwise it should be completely in vain and null and void in law upon which to this court came the said Rich Allen and sought admittance thereof for himself to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to the same Rich Allen and his heirs upon the said conditions 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 and made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord