Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

28.3.1627 (Wednesday 28 March 1627)

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whereas at a view with court here held 24.7.34Eliz1 Wm Addams clerk was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs by the surrender of Hen Smyth to 1r of land lying between the lands called Hayhouse and the gate of the lords park as by copy of 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 Wm Addams after the last court and before this court died seised thereof of such his estate and that Wm Addams is his son and next heir who present here in court sought admittance to the premises to whom the lord by his said steward granted seisin thereof to have for 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 etc in margin     and made fealty to the lord and was admitted thereof tenant