Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr71)

29.5.1515 (Tuesday 29 May 1515)

document 60900254

fine 12d and 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 said Robt Bieston 3a of land enclosed lying near Hinesland with the appurtenances or more 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 before the last court died of and in the foresaid 3a of land with the appurtenances 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 foresaid Robt Bieston and of full age who being present in the court came and craved himself to be admitted and because it is so found therefore he is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod to the will etc and he giveth fine and made fealty etc