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

7.6.1530 (Tuesday 7 June 1530)

document 62400261

Sebrights Messuage Xfine 20d it is found by the homage that Roger Hitchcock out of the court and since the last court lying on his death bed surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Estaie one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Thos Roote likewise the lord's tenant and other the same witnessing one messuage with the appurtenances called Sebrights to the use of Maud his wife during all the term of her life to remain after the decease of the foresaid Maud to one Thos Roote executor of the last will of the said Roger Hitchcock deceased and his heirs to sell and the money thereof coming to be divided equally between the said children of the said Roger and if it shall happen the children of the said Roger to die the said Maud yet living that then the money coming of the sale of the foresaid messuage with the appurtenances shall be delivered to the wardens of the parish church of Earls Colne to support the necessary reparations of the said church etc which Maud being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore she is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to her and her assigns during all the term of her life of the lord by the rod to the will etc to remain as above etc and she giveth fine etc and made fealty