Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

12.11.1431 (Monday 12 November 1431)

document 56801343

Little Tey inquisition Earls Colne whereas at a court here held on the friday 24.2.42Edw3 one of the heirs of the son of Jn of Little Tey made to the lord fealty for lands and tenements which he held of the lord's fee which same said lands and tenements the same said Jn purchased of Rich Cook etc therefore it was presented to distrain the said lands and tenements and to hold against the next to show by what right there was entry into the lord's fee and to satisfy the lord of the services etc and to make to the lord fealty etc item Thos Smyth took from the lord one purpresture next to a messuage sometime of Thos Gubbe containing in length 6rod and a half in breadth to the upper head 1rod and a half and to the lower head 2rod and a half to hold to himself and his heirs and assigns returning thereof 2d per annum therefore it was presented to seize into the hands of the lord until etc and to return to the lord of the profits etc