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

11.6.1549 (Tuesday 11 June 1549)

document 64300333

Olivers Crofte etc Xfine     it is found by the homage that Jn Tillwick out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord by the hands of Thos Roote one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Jn Estey and Roger Booner likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one customary cottage with a garden adjoining with the appurtenances containing by estimation 20p of land sometime Simon Ward's and one croft of customary land with the appurtenances of an ancient name called Olivers Crofte containing by estimation 2a of land or more etc to the intent that the lord thereof so seised might regrant the said cottage and other the premises with the appurtenances to the foresaid Jn Tillwick and Alice his wife to hold to them during the term of their lives and the longer liver of them to remain after their decease and the longer liver of them to one Thos Spycer and his heirs under divers covenants between the said Jn Tillwick and the foresaid Thos Spycer made as the said Thos Spycer in the full court saith and they say further that the said Jn Tillwick after the said surrender so by him made and delivered and before this present court died and the foresaid Alice his wife overlived him and yet liveth and hereupon the lord in the foresaid cottage and other the premises with the appurtenances by virtue of the surrender aforesaid so seised by his steward regranted out of his hands to the said Alice the said cottage and other the premises with the appurtenances to hold to her and her assigns during the whole term of her life to remain after her decease to the foresaid Thos Spycer and his heirs on conditions and covenants aforesaid to which Alice by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to the hands of Thos Spycer as her attorney to hold to her and her assigns during the whole term of her life of the lord by the rod to remain after her decease as before etc and she giveth fine etc and made fealty