Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

1429 (1429)

document 56500154

mercy 2d and that Wm Willyam bailiff of the hundred of Lexden entered within the franchise area of this village where he ought not to come and thus he came on business of the aforesaid lord earl and there distrained the lord's tenants and unjustly annoyed them therefore in mercy and it was presented to the bailiff to warn him that he should go away upon pain of grave amercement etc