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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

11.10.1430 (Wednesday 11 October 1430)

document 56600477

fine new returns at this court the lord granted by his steward to Rich Skynnere one parcel of the manor called Burtons Gardyn with one tithe barn built there and one room called The Gernerhowe as divided by the metes and bounds as enclosed with hedges and one ditch with a small way lying between the garden of the said Rich and a croft of Jn Turnor late of Xian Sonyngwell on one part to enlarge his garden for his easements excepting and reserving to the lord earl his heirs and tenants one other way newly made for the same by which they ought to have free entry and exit to have and to hold to the aforesaid Rich his heirs and assigns the aforesaid parcel of the said manor called Burtons Gardyn with the aforesaid tithe barn and the aforesaid room as divided by the metes and bounds and hedges and ditches excepting the exceptions to return and to pay to the said lord earl and his heirs     sterling viz at the feast of easter and michaelmas by equal portions and the aforesaid Rich his heirs or his attorney to sustain repair and maintain the aforesaid tithe barn and room well and competently at his own expense forever and if it should happen that the aforesaid Rich his heirs or assigns should default in the aforesaid payment of     sterling annual rent in part or in whole at any of the aforesaid terms or four months after then truly the lord earl should be allowed or his heirs or attorney to distrain thus taking chattels and to detain then until the aforesaid annual rent with arrears should be fully satisfied etc and he gave to the lord for a fine etc and made fealty etc