Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.4.1620 (Tuesday 18 April 1620)

document 38000284

cottage in Park Lanewhereas at a view with court here held thursday being 9.4.1608 Jn Ayleward was admitted for himself and his heirs by the surrender of Thos Prior and Agnes his wife to one parcel of waste of this manor upon which a cottage has been built containing in length 7rod and in breadth 2rod# one head thereof abutting towards the north the other head thereof abutting towards the south and lying between the land of illegible text on one part towards the east and the kings highway leading from Colne to Colne Park on the other part towards the west and as by copy of a roll of a certain court brought here into court and shown fully binding now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the last court and before this court the aforesaid Jn Ayleward surrendered the said premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord of this same manor by the hands of Jn Reade instead of the bailiff in the presence of Thos Prior and Barth Churche customary tenants of the same manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor to the sole use and behoof of Edw Clarke his heirs and assigns forever who the same said Edw Clarke came to this said court 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 the said premises to himself and his heirs forever 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