Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

28.3.1627 (Wednesday 28 March 1627)

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whereas at a court baron held for the said manor 14.10.1624 Jn Church was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs by the grant of Rich Harlakenden esq lord of the said manor to the remainder when it should occur by and after the death of Rose Church widow mother of the said Jn to 10a of customary land of this manor with appurtenances parcel of Lowefield as it is divided by a ditch and hedge from 6a of land parcel of the said land called Lowefield which same 6a of land lie on the south of the said 10a of land upon the fol lowing condition viz that the aforesaid Jn Church himself his heirs executors administrators or assigns well and faithfully pay or cause to be paid or any of them pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Rich Harlakenden his executors administrators or assigns in or at the then dwelling house of the aforesaid Rich commonly called Colne Priory lying in the said Earls Colne the sum of 100li in or upon t feast day of michaelmas then next following 29.9.next without deceit or further delay and if he should make default in the payment of the said 100li in the said manner and form altogether or in part that then and afterwards the grant and seisin above delivered should be void and null in law now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Rose Church after the last court and before this court died and also to this court came the aforesaid Jn Church in person and in full court the court sitting surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward the said 10a of land parcel of Lowefield to the use and behoof of Rich Harlakenden lord of the said manor and his heirs forever and furthermore the same said Jn here in court similarly for himself and his heirs remitted relaxed and quitclaimed to the aforesaid Rich Harlakenden his heirs and assigns all his rights estates title claims and demand whatsoever which the same said Jn Church has should have or would be able to have or his heirs would be able to have of and in the said 10a or in any part or parcel thereof