Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.5.1619 (Tuesday 18 May 1619)

document 37901317

Princes at this court it is shown by the homage that Jn Church gentleman late customary tenant of this manor before this court died seised in his demesne as of fee of and in certain customary lands held by copy of a roll of a certain court viz of and in one tenement called The Stable with the Cowhouse and one tenement built with a garden parcel of a tenement sometime of Thos Prince according as the said stable and the cowhouse with garden adjoining situated and lying between a tenement sometime of Jn Byn alias Turnor (Jn Bonjohn alias Turnor ) and a tenement lately of Robt Litman on one part and a parcel of land sometime parcel of Barcroft on the other part with one way late parcel of Barcroft leading towards the said Barcroft with free entry and exit to carry and take out etc which said certain premises among others the aforesaid Jn Churche surrendered into the hands of the lord to the use of his last will which said last will is now shown to the homage bearing the date 23.2.1617 which shows that the aforesaid Jn Churche gave and bequeathed the said premises to Barth Churche his son and the heir of Jn himself his heirs and assigns forever the tenor of which last will concerning the premises in the following english words viz the residue of all my lands and tenements not formerly given I give and bequeath unto Barth Churche my eldest son to him his heirs and assigns forever now to this court came the aforesaid Barth Churche and humbly sought from the lord admittance to the same premises according to the effect stated in the last said will of his father to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to him and his heirs forever 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