Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr68)

15.5.1459 (Tuesday 15 May 1459)

document 58400130

fine 3s4d to this court came Jn Turnor otherwise called Bonjohn and Robt Sebryght present in court and surrendered into the hands of the lord one capital messuage in Earls Colne with garden and curtilage adjoining with their appurtenances sometime called Sonyngwell and another tenement adjoining the same sometime called Tabors with its appurtenances and with one croft of land called Hethecroft and with its appurtenances to the use of Robt Smyth son of Jn Smyth of Colne Engaine and Kath his wife and Rich Tyler and their heirs to whom by the steward freely there is seisin thereof to have and to hold to the aforesaid Robt Kath and Rich their heirs and assigns forever upon the fo llowing condition that the aforesaid Robt Kath and Rich Tyler should pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Jn Turnor or his rightful attorney at michaelmas.next after the date of this court 6marks of english money and at the feast of easter then next following 13s4d and at the feast of michaelmas then next following 13s4d in equal portions without further delay and thus always to be paid at the aforesaid two feasts annually 26s8d until the sum of 21marks should be fully paid and further the aforesaid Jn Turnor should have his residence and easement in a parlour adjoining the hall within the aforesaid messuage with free entry and exit to him or any other in his name during his lifetime and also in one parcel of land adjoining the stable as by the metes and by the bounds there it can be divided and also the aforesaid Robt Kath and Rich to have charge of to take care of the annual 1h of Jn Mason and Xian his wife provided that the aforesaid Jn Turnor allows to the same 6s8d for one cow as compensation in the previous year for a stray beast and if there should be default in any payment or above named conditions at any of the above named terms that then truly it should be allowed to the aforesaid Jn Turnor and his deputy by licence of the court to reenter into the whole of the aforesaid capital messuage tenement and croft of land with all their appurtenances and to have them in his former estate the aforesaid surrender and seisin above had and delivered notwithstanding saving the right etc and upon this they gave for a fine etc and made fealty etc