Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

8.1.1645 (Wednesday 8 January 1645)

document 38800913

and furthermore whereas at the said court here held 3.1.1637 the said Wm Potter was admitted tenant of the lord for himself and his heirs to 1r of customary land late parcel of Beercroft and to 1a of land late parcel of Beercroft then enclosed as is shown by the aforesaid court roll now at this court it is shown by the homage that the said Wm Potter after the last court viz 11.11.1643 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of the said Thos Rennett and in the presence of Thos Prior and Wm Adams two customary tenants of the said manor the said premises among which by name all those messuages lands tenements yards and gardens with appurtenances of the said Wm Potter then in the tenure of Jas Nicolls and Jn Polley or their assigns held from the said manor by copy of court roll and lying in Earls Colne to the use and behoof of the said Jas Potter his heirs and assigns forever 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 premises with appurtenances to the said Jas Potter his heirs and assigns 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