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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

16.10.1633 (Wednesday 16 October 1633)

document 38401678

at a court here held 28.4.1614 Thos Prior and Agnes his wife were admitted tenants by the lord to themselves and the heirs of the said Agnes to one customary cottage lying next to Tollehouse Green called Wallers and to one parcel of customary land adjoining the said tenement according as it is clearly shown by the said court roll and afterwards the said Agnes died and the said Thos Prior survived her and at that time was plainly living and then at a court here held     it was shown by the homage that Thos Prior junior son and heir of the said Agnes surrendered into the hands of the lord his remainder of and in the said cottage and parcel of land with appurtenances and all estates and interests in and on the said premises under the description one customary messuage lying in Earls Colne called Seabrighte or by whatever other name it is called with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Robt Stammer and Eliz his wife sister of the said Thos Prior for the terms of their lives and the longer liver and after their death to the use and behoof of Thos Stammer son of the said Robt and Eliz and the heirs of the said Thos Stammer forever whereupon into the said court came the said Robt and Eliz and humbly sought admittance except for their admittance in respect of certain conditions to be removed by the actions of the then court according as it is clearly shown by the said court roll now to this court come the said Robt Stammer and Eliz and humbly seek admittance to whom viz the said Robt in his own person and the said Eliz by Jn Read her attorney and deputy the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin by the rod to have the said cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the said Robt and Eliz for the term of their lives and the longer liver to the remainder thereof in the said form etc to hold from the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the customs 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 the said Robt made fealty and they were admitted tenants