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

30.5.1531 (Tuesday 30 May 1531)

document 62500196

Tredgolds Crofte Xfine 12d it is found by the homage that Wm Lingwood out of the court and since the last court on his death bed surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Sparrowe the lord's tenant in the presence of Thos Roote likewise the lord's tenant and other the same witnessing one croft of land enclosed late Jn Tredgold's lying beside Beercrofte to the use of Jn Farthing for term of seven years according to the force form and effect of the last will of the foresaid Wm Lingwood deceased and after the said term of seven years to remain to Wm Farthing son of the foresaid Jn Farthing and his heirs which Jn being pre sent in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore he is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty