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

11.6.1538 (Tuesday 11 June 1538)

document 63200174

Barcrofte Parkefield etc Xfine 2s10d whereas at the court here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in the 14Hen8 10.6.1522 one Joan Lingwood and Isabel Lingwood daughters of Simon Lingwood deceased deceased (sic written twice) together with one croft of customary land with the appurtenances called Barcroft containing by estimation 6a of land and one croft of land lying near the lord's park called Parkefield containing 4a2r of land and 1r of land lying between the land called Heyhouse and the park gate were committed into the custody of Wm Woodward Robt Kettle and Rich Potterd until the said Joan and Isabel come unto their age of twenty years as in the said leet with the court more at large appears now to this court came the said Isabel who is now come to her age of 20yr as she saith and craveth to be admitted to the foresaid half of the said two crofts of land and one rood of land with the appurtenances according to the custom of the manor and for proof of her age she putteth herself upon the homage and the homage then withal charged say upon their oaths that the said Isabel is of the age of 20yr and more as she before alleged and because it appears as well by the court roll as by the homage that the petition of the said Isabel is true therefore she is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to her her heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and she giveth fine and made fealty provided always that the said Isabel her heirs and assigns shall hereafter forever bestow or cause to be bestowed the profits and issues issuing of the said 1r lying between the land called Heyhouse and the park gate in certain potation# yearly to be kept the second day of the rogation week at the cross standing on the way leading to the lord's park according to the form and effect of a certain surrender thereof made by the said Simon Lingwood her father made to the use of the foresaid Joan and Isabel as etc