Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

18.4.1620 (Tuesday 18 April 1620)

document 38000392

whereas at a view of frankpledge with court baron here held wednesday being 3.4.1616 Jn Prentice customary tenant of this same manor was admitted for himself and the heirs of his body legitimately procreated to 3r of meadow lying in a meadow called Nokes and Burrowes and one pasture called Burrowes containing 4a of land lying next to the said 3r of meadow late purchased of Jn Wingfield and also one croft of land called Little Burrowes with appurtenances in the said Colne upon condition however that the said Jn Prentice his heirs or assigns should pay or cause to be paid to Helen Prentice wife of Wm Prentice father of the said Jn or her assigns the sum of 40s annually for the term of the natural lifetime of the said Helen at or in the dwelling house of the said Wm situated in Colne Engaine upon the feasts of the annunciation and michaelmas or within the space of six days next following either of them by equal portions as by a roll of this same court here brought into court and shown fully binding now at this court it is shown by the homage of this court that the aforesaid Jn Prentice after the last court and before this court died seised of the said premises with appurtenances of such estate assessed as shown and that Jn Prentice son of the said Jn is the next heir of the aforesaid Jn and aged 1year9months and also to this court came Clem Turner in person to whom by the agreement of the lord of this manor custody of the body of the aforesaid Jn Prentice together with the said premises was committed until the aforesaid Jn Prentice should reach his full age of twenty one years then to return to him an account of the profits and upon this the aforesaid Clem Turner gave to the lord for such his estate and was admitted guardian of the aforesaid Jn Prentice until etc