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

15.5.1543 (Tuesday 15 May 1543)

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Morces Xfine 10s to this court came Hen Pullen who held jointly together with Jeff Carter and Wm Clerke the younger deceased to them and their heirs to the only use of the foresaid Jeff and his heirs of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one chief messuage and two cottages or rentaries to the same chief messuage adjoining and annexed with two gardens and curtilages to the same messuage and cottages belonging situate and lying at Colfordhill in Earls Colne aforesaid on the east part of a certain way there called Barkenslane and sometime were Wm Baxter's and late Jn Blewe's called Morces as by the metes and bounds etc as in the leet with the court here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in the 12Hen8 29.5.1520 more at large appears the foresaid Hen Pullen for the accomplishment performance and execution of the last will of Jeff Carter surrendered into the lord's hands the said chief messuage and the two cottages or rentaries to the same chief messuage adjoining with the said two gardens to the same belonging etc to the use and behoof of Kath late the wife of the foresaid Jeff Carter now the wife of Alex Bokley to hold to the same Carter and her assigns until one Thos Carter son of the foresaid Jeff come of the age of twenty two years and when the foresaid Thos shall come to his age of twenty two years that then to the use and behoof of the foresaid Thos Carter his heirs and assigns according to the tenor force form and effect of the last will of the said Jeff Carter deceased which Kath being present came and craved to be admitted thereunto and she is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to her and her assigns during the term aforesaid to remain etc and she giveth fine etc and made fealty