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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

10.12.1609 (Tuesday 10 December 1609)

document 37600709

fine 30swhereas at a court here held monday being 12.9.1586 Wm Greene and Eliz his wife were admitted tenants of the lord for their lifetime and to the longer liver to one customary tenement with garden adjoining called Firmintylers lying in the said Colne the remainder thereof to Lance Gilotte and Eliz his wife daughter of the said Wm Greene and Eliz his wife as by copy of a roll of that same court here in this court produced and clearly shown now it is shown by the homage of this court that already the said Wm Greene and Eliz his wife and the aforesaid Eliz wife of the aforesaid Lance Gilotte before this court died and that the aforesaid Lance Gilotte survived them who at this court sought from the lord admittance to the said premises with appurtenances to whom the lord by his said steward granted thereof seisin to have to the same Lance and his heirs 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 etc and made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant of the lord and afterwards this court sitting Lance Gilotte 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 Lance himself for the term of his natural life and after his decease to the use and behoof of Isabel now wife of the said Lance for and during the term of one year following upon the decease of the said Lance if Isabel herself should survive provided also that the said Isabel doth not perpetrate or commit any waste or other wrong of and in the premises during her term the remainder thereof to Joan Gilotte one of the daughters of the said Lance and her heirs forever upon the condition that the said Joan her heirs executors or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to a certain Eliz Gilotte another daughter of the said Lance the sum of 40s of good and legal english money in or at the said tenement within two years next following upon the decease of the said Lance and of the expiry of the term of one year of the said Isabel and also should pay or cause to be paid to Edith Gilotte another daughter of the said Lance the sum of 40s etc in the said place within two years next following upon the payment made or to be made to the aforesaid Eliz Gilotte in the said manner and form and also should pay or cause to be paid to Eliz Gilotte junior another daughter of the said Lance the sum of 40s etc within six years next following the said decease of the said Lance and the expiry of the said term of one year 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 now at this court the lord by his said steward granted thereof to the said Lance Isabel and Joan seisin to hold to the same Lance and his assigns for the term of his natural life and after his decease to have to the same said Isabel for the term of one year then next following the remainder thereof to the aforesaid Joan and her heirs upon the said conditions to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according 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 (no second fine in margin) fealty however was respited and they were admitted thereof tenants of the lord in the said form