Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr72)

31.5.1547 (Tuesday 31 May 1547)

document 64100158

Frances Xfine 8d it is found by the homage that Agnes Sparrowe widow late the wife of Jn Sparrowe deceased which held to her and her assigns of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one cottage with a garden adjoining and the appurtenances during the term of her life lying in Colne aforesaid called Frances as by the metes and bounds etc to remain after her decease to Marie now the wife of Thos Dering and her heirs as in the leet with the court here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in the 38Hen8 15.6.1546 more at large appears the foresaid Agnes died since the last court of such estate seised and hereupon to this court came the foresaid Marie and craved to be admitted to the foresaid cottage with the appurtenances by reason of the remainder aforesaid and because it is so found by the homage therefore she is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to her her heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and she giveth fine and made fealty