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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr80)

27.6.1676 (Tuesday 27 June 1676)

document 39800217

and after her admission the said Margt Richardson in consideration of 110li paid to her by Ralph Josselin clerk on the behalf of Mary Bragg wife of Nich Bragg esq surrendered by the rod into the lord's hands by the hands of the steward all and singular the said close or parcel of land called Bearcroft and all lands to which she was admitted at this court to the use of the said Mary Bragg and her assigns for the term of her life and after her decease to the use of Ann Andrews the eldest daughter of Dan Andrews of Royden in the county of Suffolk gentleman and Mary his wife daughter of the said Mary Bragg and the heirs of the body of the said Ann Andrews and for default of issue to the use of Mary Andrews second daughter of the said Dan and Mary his wife and the heirs of the body of the said Mary Andrews and for default of issue to the use of Dorothy Andrews the third daughter of the said Dan and Mary and the heirs of the body of the said Dorothy and for defect of issue to the use of the fourth and fifth and all and singular the daughters of the said Dan Andrews and Mary his wife in seniority of age and priority of birth and the heirs of the bodies of all and singular the daughters issuing that is of the eldest born first etc and for defect of issue to the right heirs of the said Mary Bragg forever upon which the said Mary Bragg by the said Ralph Josselin her attorney or deputy in this behalf humbly petitioned admittance etc to whom the steward delivered seisin etc to have and to hold the said lands etc to the said Mary Brag and her assigns for her life and after her decease to the uses and limitations expressed in the surrender of the lord etc and for admission the said Mary Brag gave part of the fine etc and the residue for the admission of the said Ann Andrews Mary Andrews and Dorothy Andrews was respited until after the death of Mary Brag