Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

9.4.1618 (Thursday 9 April 1618)

document 37801992

whereas at a court here held friday 30.9.1614 Margt Lemington alias Bailie and Mary Lemington alias Bailie daughters and coheirs of Thos Lemington alias Baylie were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and their heirs to two parcels of customary land late parcel of customary lands called Chewniesland containing by estimation about 8a upon which one cottage is now built as by a roll of the said court it is shown fully binding and certain now to this court came the aforesaid Margt and Thos Stubbinge her husband and also the aforesaid Mary and Robt Willowes her husband the aforesaid Margt and Mary separately and fully examined and in open court by the said steward according to the custom of the said manor and surrendered the said premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Nich Kendall his heirs and assigns forever upon the condition however that the said Nich Kendall should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Thos Stubbinge and Robt Willowes 40li upon 25.7.next following in the south porch of the church of the said Earls Colne upon which to this court came the said Nich Kendall and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the said premises to whom the lord by his said steward granted to him seisin thereof to have to him 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