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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

14.10.1624 (Thursday 14 October 1624)

document 38101722

whereas at a court here held for the said manor 26.5.last past it was shown by the homage of that court that Barth Church was lately seised for himself and his heirs among other things of and in one customary tenement called The Stable with the Cowhouse and one tenement built with a garden parcel of a tenement late of Thos Prynce as the said Stable and the Cowhouse with garden adjoining was situated and lying between a certain tenement of Jn Bynjohn alias Turner and a tenement late of Robt Lytman on one part and a parcel of land of a certain 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 recarry etc and that he himself being thus seised thereof in the month of .4.1623 committed a crime by killing a man and for such offence was attainted by being outlawed at the suit of our lord the now king by reason of this same crime and attainder the said tenement called The Stable and other the said premises among others were forfeited to the lord of the said manor as by copy of court roll here cited above clearly shown by the precept concerning the same said premises the said tenement called The Stable and other said premises among others was seised into the hands of Rich Harlakenden esq lord of the said manor and he himself was thereof thus legitimately seised now at this court through his special grace he granted out of his hands the said tenement called The Stable and other premises with appurtenances to Jn Church the natural brother of the aforesaid Barth and his heirs to whom the same said Jn present here in court the lord by his said steward granted and delivered thereof seisin by the rod to have for himself his heirs and assigns 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 customs and services thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he made thereof fine and fealty and was admitted etc