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

7.6.1541 (Tuesday 7 June 1541)

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Bromeccrofts and Beerecroft Xfine 8s it is found by the homage that Nich Banburie out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Thos Harrison one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Hen Prentice Jn Leffingwell and Barth Churche likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing three crofts of customary land with the appurtenances called Bromecrofts lying in Colne aforesaid and one croft of land called Beercroft with one way leading to the field aforesaid to drive and chase etc and one meadow late parcel of the said croft called Beerecroft containing by estimation 3a of land as by the metes etc to the use and behoof of Jn Banbury his son and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue to remain to the right heirs of the said Nich and their heirs which Jn being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore she (sic) is admitted the lord's tenant to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him the heirs of his body lawfully begotten of the lord by the rod and for want of such issue to remain as before etc and he giveth fine and made fealty