Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

20.7.1631 (Wednesday 20 July 1631)

document 38302409

furthermore at this court it was shown by the homage that Tobias Cressner gentleman customary tenant of this manor after the last court and before this court viz 10#.6.1631 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Simon Ive instead of the bailiff in the presence of Edw Potter and Dan Lea two customary tenants of the said manor the same witnessing one tenement called The Stable with the Cowhouse and one customary tenement built there with a garden parcel of a tenement late of Thos Prince according as the said stable and the cowhouse with garden adjoining are situated between the tenement sometime of Jn Bynjohn alias Turner and the tenement late of Robt Litman on the one part and a parcel of land late parcel of Bearcroft on the other part with a way late parcel of Bearcroft leading towards the said Bearcroft with free entry and exit to carry and drive to the use and behoof of Jeff Potter of the said Earls Colne yeoman and Ann his wife and their heirs forever upon which came here into court the said Jeff and Ann and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have to themselves and their 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 and they gave to the lord their fine and made fealty and were admitted thereof tenants of the lord