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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

30.5.1637 (Tuesday 30 May 1637)

document 38600187

whereas at a court here held 3.1.1637 Eliz wife of Jos Wiseman Mary wife of Jn Beckwith Thomasine wife of Wm Lumpkin and Dorothy wife of Thos Theneth were admitted tenants of the lord for themselves and their heirs to one piece or parcel of pasture called Rushfield and to one piece or parcel of meadow called Rushmeadow containing together about 8a1r according as it is clearly shown by the said court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Wm Lumpkin and Thomasine his wife after the said court and before this court viz 18.4.1637 Thomasine herself now at this court solely and secretly examined by the said steward as is the custom surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Thos Fisher instead of the bailiff in the presence of Edw Cressener senior and Thos Smith tanner two customary tenants of the said manor according to the customs of the said manor their part of the whole of the meadow and pasture by name all that parcel or piece of land called Rushfields and piece or parcel of meadow called Rushmeadow to the use and behoof of Edw Cressner junior gentleman his heirs and assigns forever and furthermore to this court came the said Jos Wiseman Eliz his wife Jn Beckwith and Mary his wife and Thos Theneth and Dorothy his wife Eliz Mary and Dorothy themselves solely and secretly examined by the steward of the said court as is the custom and surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward their piece or parcel of pasture and the said piece or parcel of meadow with appurtenances and all parts and shares of the said pasture and meadow to the use and behoof of the said Edw Cressner junior and his heirs and assigns forever who present in court humbly sought admittance to the said parcel of pasture and piece of meadow with appurtenances to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said pieces or parcels of meadow and pasture with appurtenances to himself and his heirs forever 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 he gave to the lord his fine and made fealty