Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

28.12.1640 (Wednesday 28 December 1640)

document 38701847

cottage in Park Laneand furthermore whereas at a court here held 11.6.1633 Thos Harvy was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to one parcel of the waste of the lord of this manor and to the cottage late built upon the said parcel of waste containing in length 28virgates of land and in length to one head 10virgates and to the other head 9virgates and a half as is shown by the said court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Thos Harvy after the last court viz on 21.12.1640 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Clarke instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Read and Robt Carter two customary tenants of the said manor according to the customs of the said manor the said premises with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Eliz Allen daughter of Jn Allen deceased and the heirs and assigns of the said Eliz forever who present here 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 the said Eliz her 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 she gave to the lord her fine but fealty was respited because she was under age