Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr70)

28.5.1504 (Tuesday 28 May 1504)

document 60000223

fine 2s and it is found by the homage that Jeff Audeley lying upon his deathbed out of the court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Robt Hodisson the lord's tenant in the presence of Wm Choppette Robt Bieston the lord's tenants the same witnessing according to the custom of the manor three crofts of land containing by estimation 20a of land more or less called Bowerfield to the use of Wm Wade and Wm Clerke and Rich Wade the elder their heirs and assigns to whom there is seisin thereof delivered by the rod to hold to the same Wm Wade Wm Clerke and Rich Clerke (sic) the elder their heirs and assigns to the use of said Wm Wade his heirs and assigns doing etc