Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

21.3.1611 (Thursday 21 March 1611)

document 37601776

whereas at a court here held friday being 1.4.1608 Jn Jollie was admitted tenant of the lord for the term of his lifetime to one pasture or pasture land of a wood called Hannsers Hedge the remainder thereof after his decease to Robt Jollie and Wm Jollie sons of a certain Robt Jollie late of the said Earls Colne deceased and the heirs of their bodies now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Jn Jollie after the last court died and that the said Robt Jollie the son is also dead without heirs of his body legitimately procreated and that the said Wm Jollie is also dead and that Rich Jollie is son of the body of the said Wm legitimately procreated who the same Rich Jollie came to this court and sought for himself admittance thereto and because it is thus shown by the homage the lord by his said steward granted to the same Rich seisin of the premises to have to the same Rich and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated 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 but because the aforesaid Rich Jollie is under age and did not pay to the lord his fine as is owed and the arrears of rent and other charges and costs as by right he should therefore custody of the premises now by the choice of Rich himself and with the consent of Wm Langford his father in law is granted to Thos Harlakenden gentleman until the feast of michaelmas which shall be in year sixteen fourteen to take all profits rents and revenues of the pasture or pasture land of the said wood and to put to his appropriate use for and in consideration that the said Thos Harlakenden in possession should pay his brother for the admission of the said Rich and all arrears of rent likewise owed and being unpaid and also to pay 5li to a certain Wm Jollie son and heir of the said Jn Jollie now deceased as the debt of Rich Jollie by order of this court and the consent of Rich himself and the said Thos gave to the lord his fine for such custody as is shown in the margin