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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

12.7.1664 (Tuesday 12 July 1664)

document 39402316

whereas at a court here held 20.10.1624 Eliz Somerson afterwards wife of Wm Garrett took for herself and her heirs one cottage with a way and place belonging there and one yard parcel of a tenement called Francis and whereas at a court here held 2.4.1662 it was presented by the homage that after the then last court the said Eliz died seised thereof without heirs of her body and that Thos Somerson is her brother and heir but no one came then etc now to this court came the said Thos Somerson and sought admittance as tenant of the lord for the premises to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have and to hold the said premises with appurtenances to the said Thos Somerson his heirs and assigns from 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 thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine etc and afterwards in the same court and in open court the said Thos Somerson came and by the rod surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of his said steward the said cottage way and yard with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Adam Brewer his heirs and assigns forever who present in court humbly sought admittance as tenant of the lord for the premises to whom the lord by the said steward granted and delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have and to hold the said premises with appurtenances to the said Adam Brewer his heirs and assigns from 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 thereunto belonging and by right accustomed and he gave to the lord his fine etc