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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

3.1.1637 (Tuesday 3 January 1637)

document 38502022

whereas at a court here held 18.4.1620 Thos Harlakenden senior gentleman was admitted tenant of the lord to himself and his heirs in remainder after the death of Thos Norfolke and Mary his wife to all that customary tenement or cottage and adjoining garden with appurtenances lying in Holstreet also Brook St in Earls Colne according as it is shown by the said court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that after the said court and before this court the said Thos Norfolk and Mary his wife died whereupon to this court came the said Thos Harlakenden himself and surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward the said cottage or tenement and garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Grace Champney wife of Steph Champney for the lifetime of the said Grace and after her death to the use of the said Steph Champney his heirs and assigns forever to whom the said Grace 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 Grace and her assigns for her lifetime and after her death the remainder thereof in the said form 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 the said Grace gave to the lord her fine and was admitted tenant thereof