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

27.5.1550 (Tuesday 27 May 1550)

document 64400384

Olyverscrofte etc Xfine 5s to this court came Thos Spycer and surrendered into the lord's hands one cottage with a garden customary containing by estimation 20p of land or more etc sometime Simon Ward's and one croft of land customary with the appurtenances of an ancient name called Olyvers Crofte containing by estimation 2a of land or more etc as etc to the use and behoof of Thos Rushebrook of Sudbury the elder and Thos Rushbrooke son of the said Thos their heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and they are admitted the lord's tenants thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to them and their heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod etc and he giveth fine as appears and made fealty yet this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered is made on condition following viz that if the foresaid Thos Spycer his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Thos Rushebrooke the elder or his certain attorney or executors at the feast of the purification of blessed mary the virgin which shall be 2.2.1543 (sic perhaps meant 2.2.1553) 23li of good and usual money of England in the mansion house of the said Thos Rushbrooke in Sudbury viz as well for the said cottage with the garden and croft of land as for divers lands and tenements as the said Thos Rushebrooke hath in mortgage for the said sum of 23li that then this present surrender and seisin thereof shall be void and of none effect otherwise to remain in full force and effect