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

26.5.1534 (Tuesday 26 May 1534)

document 62800203

Litmans and Giffords Xfine 6s8d it is found by the homage that Wm Beald out of the court and since the last court lying upon his death bed surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Thos Roote one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Jn Estaie likewise the lord's tenant and other the same witnessing one tenement called Litmans and another tenement called Giffords with and purpresture adjoining sometime Robt Game's and late Robt Beald's as by the metes and bounds more fully it is divided and shown to the use and behoof of Alice his wife during the whole term of her life to remain after her decease to Cicilie Beald singlewoman daughter of the foresaid Wm and her heirs according to the tenor force form and effect of the last will of the said Wm which Alice 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 thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to the same Alice and her assigns during the whole term of her life of the lord by the rod etc to remain after her decease to the foresaid Cecilie and her heirs as above and the foresaid Alice giveth fine and made fealty