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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr71)

26.5.1523 (Tuesday 26 May 1523)

document 61700593

Hobestevens Xfine 5s it is found by the homage that Eliz Wingfield widow late the wife of Walt Wingfield esq deceased which held jointly together with Hen Markham esq Humph Wingfield esq and Robt Bieston of the lord as of this manor to them and their heirs by the rod according to the custom of the manor one tenement customary with the appurtenances situate and lying in Colne aforesaid which sometime was in the tenure of Robt Stevens and late in the tenure of Wm Clerk and now called Hobestevens to the intent that they should fulfil the last will of the foresaid Walt Wingfield as in the court etc here holden in the 2Hen8 21.5.1510 more at large appeareth the foresaid Eliz Wingfield and Robt Bieston are deceased and the foresaid Hen Markham and Humph Wingfield yet living and being seised of and in the premises in their demesne as of fee etc to the use of Jn Wingfield son and heir of the foresaid Walt and his heirs and hereupon to this present court came the foresaid Jn Wingfield of the age of 21yr and more and craveth that the foresaid Hen Markham and Humph Wingfield might stand and be seised of and in the foresaid tenement customary with the appurtenances to the use of him the foresaid Jn Wingfield and his heirs according to the last will of the foresaid Walt Wingfield his father the request of the said Jn Wingfield is granted in this behalf by the lord's head steward doing and yielding to the lord the rents services and customs therefore before due and accustomed and the foresaid Jn Wingfield giveth fine for such use thereof to be had etc and made fealty