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

22.5.1526 (Tuesday 22 May 1526)

document 62000181

Shawes messuage Xfine 6d it is found by the homage that Thos Hunte who held together with Thos Awdeley and Jn Parker yet living to them and their heirs of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one messuage with a garden adjoining and their appurtenances lying at Colfordhill sometime Shawes the foresaid Thos Hunte out of the court and since the last court lying upon his death bed surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Wm Beald one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Wm Choppet clerk Wm Carter and Jn Barber alias Rushey likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing the foresaid messuage with the garden adjoining with the appurtenances to the use and behoof of Agnes his wife during the term of her life to remain after her decease to Eliz Hunte singlewoman the daughter of the foresaid Thos and Agnes and her heirs which Agnes being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so foun out by the homage therefore she is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to her and her assigns during the whole term of her life of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor to remain after her decease to the foresaid Eliz Hunte and her heirs as above etc and the foresaid Agnes giveth fine etc and made fealty