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

11.6.1538 (Tuesday 11 June 1538)

document 63200407

Carters Cottage Xfine 16d to this court came Joan Mugge widow and surrendered into the lord's hands one cottage with the appurtenances called Carters sometime in the tenure of Jn Carter and since Wm Elbie's and late Jn Reignold's to the use and behoof of Jn Ruffle his heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and he is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and he giveth fine etc and made fealty yet this present surrender thereof delivered is made on condition following viz that if the foresaid Jn Ruffle his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Joan Mugge or her certain attorney or executor 26s8d sterli ng beside 13s4d beforehand paid in manner and form following viz in the feast of michaelmas.next coming after the date of these presents in the parish church of Colne aforesaid 13s4d sterling and in the feast of michaelmas then next following in the place aforesaid 13s4d in full payment of the said 26s8d that then this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered shall stand and be in all his strength and effect but if there be default in any of the payments aforesaid contrary to the form aforesaid that then it shall be lawful to the said Joan Mugge and heirs into the said cottage with the appurtenances and into every parcel thereof to reenter and have again and the same to hold enjoy and possess as in the former estate and the foresaid Jn Ruffle his heirs and assigns from thence wholly to expel and remove this present surrender in anywise notwithstanding