Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr77)

20.7.1631 (Wednesday 20 July 1631)

document 38302466

and furthermore it is shown by the homage that Tobias Cressner gentleman after the last court and before this court viz on the said 10.6.1631 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Simon Ive instead of the bailiff in the presence of the said Edw Potter and Dan Lea two customary tenants of the said manor the same testifying according to the custom of the said manor 1r of customary land parcel of Bearcroft as it lies in the said Colne viz between the lands late of Geo Beiston on the east part and 1a of land late parcel of     and now enclosed and now or late in the tenure of Thos Christmas on the west one head thereof abutting upon a way leading from the said Colne as far as Colne Park and the other head thereof abutting upon the said garden late of Geo Beiston and now or late of the said Tobias Cressner called Princes to the use and behoof of the said Jeff Potter and Ann his wife and their heirs forever who present here in court humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have to them 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 to the lord and were admitted thereof tenants