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

30.5.1531 (Tuesday 30 May 1531)

document 62500229

Lavenhams Garden Xfine 6d it is found by the homage that Wm Choppet clerk out of the court and before the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Wm Orvys one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Thos Waller likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one garden customary with the appurtenances called Lavenhams also called Orlegersgarden and sometime called Drapersgarden in Colne aforesaid to the use and behoof of Thos Harrison and Alice his wife and their assigns during all the term of their lives or either of them longer living and after the decease of the said Thos and Alice and either of them longer living to remain to the churchwardens of Colne aforesaid and their successors to sell and the money thereof coming to be disposed in works needful in the said church which Thos and Alice being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore they are admitted the lord's tenants to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold etc and they give fine etc and made fealty