Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

2.1.1656 (Wednesday 2 January 1656)

document 39200220

whereas at a court held for the said manor 12.10.1637 Hen Abbott was admitted tenant to him and his heirs to 1a of land more or less lying in Longland late parcel of a tenement called Goolds also Cowleys now at this court it was presented by the homage that since the last court the said Hen Abbott died thereof so seised and that Hen Abbott the younger is his son and heir who being present in court prayed to be admitted tenant to the same to whom the lord of the said manor by his said steward did grant and deliver thereof seisin by the rod to have and to hold the said 1a of land with the appurtenances to the said Hen Abbott the son his heirs and assigns forever of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the said manor by the rents services and customs due and of right accustomed and he gave to the lord for his fine and did his fealty