Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr71)

6.6.1525 (Tuesday 6 June 1525)

document 61900167

Procknots Xthe homage presents that Robt Goldwire which held of the lord as of this manor freely by deed certain lands and tenements called Procknotts the certainty whereof at this present is yet unknown wherefore he rents by year     the foresaid Robt Goldwire did since the last court but of what estate they know not and they say further that Wm Steede and Margt his wife late the wife of the foresaid Robt Goldwire do now hold and occupy the foresaid lands and tenements therefore the bailiff charged to distrain the same Wm and Margt by their goods and chattels within etc so that they be at the next court here to be holden and to do fealty to the lord and make fine and pay to the lord a relief viz     to the lord due by and after the death of the foresaid Robt Goldwire deceased or to show to the lord why they ought not to pay the relief aforesaid to the lord