Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

28.3.1627 (Wednesday 28 March 1627)

document 38201678

whereas at a court here held wednesday being 10.1.41Eliz1 Rose Church wife of Jn Church deceased was admitted tenant of the lord for the term of her natural lifetime by the surrender of Geo Mowlde and Mary his wife to one croft of land until then commonly known as Little Bridgemans enclosed as one croft and now divided into two crofts as by metes and bounds etc the remainder thereof after her decease to Jn Church son of the said Jn Church and Rose his wife his heirs and assigns forever as by a court roll here in court lawfully and fully produced and shown now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Rose Church after the last court and before this court died thereof seised of such her estate and that the aforesaid Jn Church should have the right to have the said premises by the above mentioned surrender who the same said Jn Church present here in court humbly sought admittance to the premises to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to himself and his heirs 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 services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine as is shown in the margin     and made fealty and was admitted tenant thereof