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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

16.2.1631 (Wednesday 16 February 1631)

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whereas at a view with court here held =.=.3Jas1 Thos Man and Eliz his wife were admitted for themselves and their heirs to one tenement or customary cottage with appurtenances called Sebrights as by a roll of the said court clearly shown and appeared now at this court it is shown by the homage that the aforesaid Thos Man after the last court and before this court died and Eliz herself is still living and that before his death viz     he surrendered illegible text into the hands of     instead of the bailiff in the presence of     and     two customary tenants of the said manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor the said cottage with appurtenances to the use and behoof of his last will and testament illegible text by which he bequeathed the said cottage with appurtenances to the said Jas Man and his heirs forever and the aforesaid Jas Man came here into court and sought admittance to the reversion or remainder of the said cottage called Sebrights with appurtenances to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have the said reversion or remainder of the cottage called Sebrights with appurtenances to the said Jas Man and his heirs 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 services and customs thereunto belonging and by right accustomed when it should fall into his possession and he gave to the lord for a fine and made fealty to the lord and was admitted tenant