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

30.7.1540 (Friday 30 July 1540)

document 63400437

10a parcel of Lowfield Xfine 12d to this court came Wm Swattock and Joan his wife and the same Joan alone and secretly examined by the lord's steward surrendered into the lord's hands 10a of customary land with the appurtenances parcel of Lowfield as it is divided from 6a of land parcel of the said land called Lowfield with one hedge and ditch which 6a of land lie on the south side of the said 10a of land as etc to the use and behoof of Ralph Brikenhead and Ann his wife and the heirs of the said Ann which Ralph and Ann by Robt Slowe their attorney came and craved to be admitted thereunto and they are admitted the lord's tenants thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to the hands of their said attorney to hold to th em and the heirs of the said Ann 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