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

7.6.1541 (Tuesday 7 June 1541)

document 63500161

Mordons Xfine 12d it is found by the homage that Wm Orvys which held jointly together with Jn Tilwick and Thos Roote yet living to them and their heirs to the use of the said Wm Orvis and his heirs of the lord as of this manor by the rod one tenement customary with the appurtenances called Mordons in Colne aforesaid as etc the foresaid Wm died since the last court intestate and of and in the foresaid tenement with the appurtenances seised in his demesne as of fee and they say further that Jn Orvys of the age of 14yr and more is the son and next heir of the foresaid Wm and hath right to the foresaid tenement with the appurtenances who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore 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 and made fealty