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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr78)

27.12.1641 (Wednesday 27 December 1641)

document 38702195

and furthermore whereas at a court here held 26.5.1624 Margery Pennyfather was admitted tenant of the lord for herself and her heirs to one messuage or tenement called Garlands with appurtenances as is shown by the said court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Margery Pennyfather in her widowhood after the last court viz 6.5.1641 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn East instead of the bailiff in the presence of Wm Adams and Jn Smith two customary tenants of the said manor the said messuage with all buildings yards and garden pertaining to the said messuage and then in the tenure of Wm Shepheard and Walt Pease to the use and behoof of the said Walt Pease and his assigns for his lifetime and after his decease to the use and behoof of Grace Pease daughter of the said Walt her heirs and assigns forever upon condition that the said Grace will not worry or beg Jn Stevenson of Markshall Essex nor the said Walt Pease nor their heirs executors or administrators or any of them for any legal legacy given or bequeathed to the said Grace by the last will of Dorothy Pease her grandmother and upon the further condition that if the said Grace worry or annoy the said Jn Stevenson or Walt Pease or the executors of the last will of the said Dorothy for any legacy bequeathed to the said Grace by the said Dorothy that then the said messuage and other premises after the decease of the said Walt will be and will remain to Edm Pease son of the said Walt and his heirs forever upon which came here into court the said Walt Pease and Grace and 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 messuage and other premises with appurtenances to the said Walt Pease and his assigns for his lifetime and after his decease the remainder thereof to the said Grace and her heirs forever upon the said conditions 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 fine and the said Walt made fealty but the fealty of the said Grace was respited because she was under age