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

2.12.1549 (Wednesday 2 December 1549)

document 64300906

fine for Chewiesland 18d it is found by the homage that Alice Tillwicke widow late the wife of Jn Tillwicke deceased which held to her and her assigns during the term of her life of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc divers customary lands and tenements called Chewinesland lying in Colne aforesaid containing by estimation in the whole about 18a of land or more and one cottage with a garden adjoining containing by estimation 20p of land or more etc sometime Simon Ward's and one customary croft of land with the appurtenances of an old name called Olivers Crofte containing by estimation 2a of land or more etc to remain after her decease to one Thos Spycer as in the last court more fully is contained out of the co urt and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Farthing one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Jn Leffingwell and Hen Prentise likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing the said lands called Chewniesland and other the premises with the appurtenances to the use and behoof of the foresaid Thos Spycer and Joan his wife to hold to them during the whole term of the life of the said Alice Tillwicke of the lord by the rod which said Thos being present in the court came and craved himself and the said Joan his wife to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore they are admitted the lord's tenants thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to have and to hold to them and their assigns during the whole term of the life of the said Alice of the lord etc to remain as before and they give for fine as well for themselves as for the fine of the foresaid Alice because she paid it not the last court as appears and made fealty fine for the cottage and Oliverscrofte 5s