Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

4.1.1659 (Tuesday 4 January 1659)

document 39300927

at this court it was presented by the homage that Wm Faucett who at a court held for the said manor 15.4.1623 was admitted tenant to him and the heirs of his body to one customary tenement with the appurtenances late of Jn Haye since the last court died thereof so seised and that Mary the wife of Jas Prior is his only daughter and heir who being present in court desired 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 tenement with the appurtenances to the said Mary and to the heirs of her body 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 the said Jas and Mary gave to the lord for her fine etc