Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

12.7.1664 (Tuesday 12 July 1664)

document 39402535

at this court it was presented by the homage that Jn Pennocke customary tenant of the said manor after the last court viz 7.6.1663 surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Edw Haxall instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Robt Potter and Wm Adams two customary tenants of the said manor the same testifying one messuage or tenement called Masons with the yard and the garden plot lying on the north and east part of the said messuage between the cemetery of Earls Colne church and the king's highway leading from Earls Colne towards Halstead to the use and behoof of Ann Christmas of the said Earls Colne widow sister of the said Jn Pennock and the heirs and assigns of the said Ann forever but because the said Ann did not come after proclamation was three times made according to the custom of the said manor therefore there was a precept to the bailiff of the said manor to seize the said premises into the hands of the lord etc