Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr79)

2.1.1667 (Wednesday 2 January 1667)

document 39501295

and furthermore at this court it was shown by the homage that after the last court viz 25.6.1666 Edw Grant customary tenant of the said manor surrendered into the hands of the lord by the hands of Jn Kendall (may be Jn Kendall) instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Wm Adams senior and Edw Browne two customary tenants of the said manor the same testifying etc all that customary cottage called Stacies and the yard and garden with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Thos Rayner of Earls Colne husbandman and Sarah his wife and the heirs and assigns of the said Thos forever but because the said Thos and Sarah or either of them did not come to take the premises from the hands of the lord although proclamation was three times made according to the custom of the said manor that they should come therefore a precept was made to the bailiff of the said manor to seize the premises into the hands of the lord until etc