Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

28.3.1627 (Wednesday 28 March 1627)

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whereas at a court baron here held wednesday being 10.1.41Eliz1 Rose Church wife of Jn Church deceased was admitted tenant of the lord by the surrender of Geo Mowlde and Mary his wife for her natural lifetime to one messuage with garden adjoining with appurtenances called Sonnells 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 Church the son should have the right to the said premises by the above surrender who the same said Jn Church present here in court sought admittance to the premises according to the above mentioned surrender to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have to himself his heirs and assigns 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 etc in the margin     and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant