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

19.5.1551 (Tuesday 19 May 1551)

document 64500063

Oldhall Xfine 8d it is found by the homage that Robt Mortymer and Jn Saaks out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Culverton one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Wm Smythe likewise the lord's tenant and other the same witnessing one cottage with a garden adjoining called Oldhall lying at the end of the town of Colne aforesaid as by the metes and bounds etc to the use and behoof of Thos Cobbe his heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore he is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to hold to him his heirs and assi gns of the lord by the rod etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty yet this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered is made on condition following viz that if the foresaid Thos Cobbe his heirs or assigns shall fine or cause to be found to the foresaid Jn Saaks washing apparel easement of fire and dwelling in the said cottage together with attendance at time of need during the term of the life of the said Jn Saaks then this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered shall stand and abide in all his strength and effect otherwise it shall be void and of none effect