Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

14.3.1453 (Wednesday 14 March 1453)

document 57900201

fine 12d and that Alice late wife of Thos Wrighte who was sometime wife of Jn Lavenham who held of this manor for her lifetime one customary garden called Lavenhams Garden otherwise called Orlegers Garden and from ancient time called Drapers Garden died after the last preceding court etc and that Jn son of the aforesaid Jn Lavenham is next heir thereof and of full age who came and sought admittance for himself as his right and inheritance etc to whom by the steward seisin thereof was delivered to hold to himself his heirs and assigns by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the services thereof owed and by right accustomed etc saving the rights etc and he gave for a fine etc qnd made fealty etc