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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

22.8.21Jas1 (Friday 22 August 1623)

document 38100601

it was shown by the said homage that Joan late wife of Jn Somers and after wife of Robt Bredge who held for herself and her heirs from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor one cottage or tenement built with a garden adjoining called Charles Paines lying in the said Colne viz between the churchyard of the said Colne on the one part towards the north and the way leading towards Colne Park on another part towards the south one head thereof abutting upon the church green towards the east and the other head abutting upon Hall Yard towards the west and one shop called The Forge adjoining the said cottage or tenement with their appurtenances at the last court here held 15.4.last past as by a roll of the same court clearly shown now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Joan after the last court died seised of the said premises with appurtenances and that Thos Bredge is her elder son and next heir who the same said Thos came and sought admittance to the said premises with appurtenances to whom the same said Thos the lord by his steward granted seisin of the premises to hold to himself and his heirs from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor and for services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave the lord his fine and made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant and afterwards in the same court the said Thos Bredge surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward the said cottage or tenement with garden adjoining and the said shop with their appurtenances to the use and behoof of Edw Browne and his heirs to whom the same said Edw the lord by his steward granted seisin of the said premises with appurtenances to hold to himself and his heirs from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor and he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin     and he made fealty and was admitted thereof tenant etc