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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

19.10.1633 (Saturday 19 October 1633)

document 38500038

whereas at a view of frankpledge with court baron here held 11.6.1633 it was shown by the homage that Edw Rosse gentleman and Rose his wife late the wife of Robt Partridge deceased and before the wife of Jeff Cuckoe deceased before the last court viz on the said 11.6.1633 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Wm Grange instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Church and Edw Potter two customary tenants of the said manor according to the custom of the said manor all that land or tenement called Curdes containing about 26a of land 3a of pasture and 1r of meadow and three crofts of customary land containing about 15a called Barmanfield Rounses and Pellesland lying in Barmanfield in the said Earls Colne to the use and behoof of the said Rose Rosse and her assigns for the life of the said Rose Rosse and after her decease to the use of Higham Sayer esq and his heirs forever except for certain conditions instituted by the then said court in so far as they related to and were devised for the said Rose only according to custom who with the admittance of the said Rose to the premises is to be respited now to this court came the said Rose in person and was solely and secretly examined by the said steward according to custom voluntarily and freely assenting and consenting to the said surrender etc after which the said Rose Rosse and the said Higham Sayer in person humbly sought admittance according to the said surrender to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin by the rod according to the said surrender to have the said lands and tenements and other premises with the said appurtenances to the said Rose and her assigns for her lifetime the remainder to the said Higham Sayer and his heirs forever 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 separate fines and were admitted in the said form or manner but because Roger Harlakenden gentleman showed here in court a court roll dated 26.5.1624 by which it was shown that the said Roger Harlakenden was admitted tenant of the lord in remainder to the said lands and tenements and other premises with appurtenances after the death of the said Rose and showed to the lord another court roll by which it was shown that the said Rose had estate in the premises only for her lifetime and so the said Higham Sayer to extinguish all contention and to confirm more fully the estates and interests of the said Roger of and in the premises if anyone should default came into this court and in open court surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward his remainder of and in the said lands tenements and other premises with appurtenances and all his estates and interests in the premises to the use and behoof of the said Roger Harlakenden and his heirs forever and he released by the lords licence on behalf of himself and his heirs to the said Roger and his heirs all his rights claims and demands whatever of and in the premises concerned whereupon came the said Roger Harlakenden and humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin by the rod to have the said lands tenements and other premises with appurtenances in remainder after the decease of the said Rose Rosse to himself 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 with the said remainder belonging and he gave to the lord his fine and thus was admitted tenant