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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

12.10.1637 (Thursday 12 October 1637)

document 38601044

and furthermore whereas at a court here held 22.8.1623 Edw Browne was admitted tenant for himself and his heirs to one cottage or tenement built with a garden adjoining called Charles Payne lying between the cemetery of the church of the said Colne on one part to the north and the way leading towards Colne Park on the other part towards the south one head thereof abutting against the church green towards the east and the other head against the Hall Yard towards the west and to one shop called the forge adjoining the said cottage with appurtenances as is shown by the said court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Edw Browne after the last court and before this court viz 9.10.1637 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Hinkin instead of the bailiff in the presence of Dan Lea and Wm Adams two customary tenants of the said manor according to the customs of the said manor the said cottage and other premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Robt Finch of Earls Colne blacksmith his heirs and assigns who present in court humbly sought admittance to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said cottage and other premises with appurtenances to himself and his heirs and assigns 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