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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr71)

29.5.1515 (Tuesday 29 May 1515)

document 60900172

Beerecrofte fine 12d it is found by the homage that Robt Bieston who held jointly with Nich More and Walt Tidder now deceased to them and their heirs according to the custom of the manor to the use of the same Robt Bieston one croft of land lying in Colne aforesaid called Bearecrofte with one way leading to the field aforesaid to drive and chase etc etc as in the court with the leet here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in the 12Hen7 16.5.1497 more plainly appears the foresaid Robt Bieston died before the last court of and in the foresaid croft of land and way aforesaid sole seised in his demesne as of fee according to the custom of the manor and they say further that Jn Bieston is son and next heir of the said Robt and of full age who being pre sent in the court came and craved himself to be admitted and because it is so found he is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward here is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod to the will etc and he giveth the lord for fine etc and made fealty etc