Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr70)

21.5.1499 (Tuesday 21 May 1499)

document 59700890

fine 12dat this court it is found by the homage that Thos Sewhale and Helen wife of Jn Scidaie daughter of the said Sewhale and she being examined alone by the steward since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Robt Booner instead of the bailiff in the presence of Walt Tedder and Jn James the same witnessing one cottage parcel of the tenement sometime Thos Morses with a garden adjoining with appurtenances as they lie between Wright Hall Garden of the one part and the tenement belonging to the chief messuage called Morses of the other part to the use of Thos Wentworth to whom the lord grants seisin thereof to hold to him Jn Ridnale and Jn James their heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord etc on form and condition following viz that if the said Thos Wentworthe pay or cause to be paid to the said Thos Sewhale or Helen the wife or one of them or the certain attorney or the heirs and executors of them 40s of money in manner following viz at the feast of pentecost then next following after the title of th is court 20s of money and at the feast of pentecost then next following 20s that then this present surrender shall remain and be in his full power and effect but if there be default made in any of the payments aforesaid in part or in whole at any of the feasts aforesaid that thenceforth it shall be lawful to the said Thos Sewhale and Helen the wife of Jn Scidaie the lord's licence being thereunto obtained into the said cottage with appurtenances to reenter and the same as in the former estate to have again and enjoy this surrender notwithstanding and they give fine etc and made fealty