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

27.5.1539 (Tuesday 27 May 1539)

document 63300196

Gooldsgate Xfine 10s it is found by the homage that Jn Prentice out of court and since 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 tenant and other the same witnessing one tenement with a garden adjoining and the appurtenances called Goolds Gate as etc to the use and behoof of Wm Finche and Margt his wife their heirs and assigns which Wm being present in the court came and craved himself and the foresaid Margt his wife to be admitted thereto and because it is so found by the homage therefore they are admitted the lord's tenants thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to them their heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and they give fine etc and made fealty