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

23.5.1553 (Tuesday 23 May 1553)

document 64700136

fine 3li it is found by the homage that Reynald Heygate out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Lewis Jegon bailiff in the presence of Thos Rowte and Jn Leffingwell the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one messuage with the appurtenances called Skinners one croft of land sometime builded on one barn called Burtonsgarden with free ingress and egress through the gates of the manor there viz from the highway leading toward Colchester even to the said barn and through the said croft called Berecrofte as well to carry and recarry there through the said gates as through the said croft of land one tenement with the appurtenances called Gentryes three crofts of land containing 12a of land called Bromecrofts a croft of land containing 11a of land called Berecrofte together with one way leading even to the said field aforesaid to drive and chase and one meadow late parcel of the said croft called Berecrofte containing 3a of land with the appurtenances lying in Earls Colne aforesaid as etc to the use and behoof of Robt Stooks 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 have and to hold to him his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod etc and he giveth fine as appe ars etc and made fealty and hereupon in the same full court came Ann Heygate widow late wife of Reynald Heygate deceased and surrendered remitted released always of and for her and her assigns quitclaimed forever to the foresaid Robt Stooks and his heirs in their full and peaceable possession being all the right title estate claim interest and demand whichever she had hath or by any means hereafter might have hereafter in the name of her dowry by and after the decease of the foresaid Reynald Heygate late her husband of and in the foresaid messuage with the appurtenances called Skinners one croft sometime builded on one barn called Burtonsgarden with free ingress and egress through the gates of the manor there viz from the hig hway leading toward Colchester even to the said barn and through the croft called Berecroft as well to carry and recarry there through the said gates as through the said croft one tenement customary with the appurtenances called Gentryes three crofts of land containing 12a of land called Bromecrofts one croft of land containing 11a of land called Berecrofte together with one way leading to the said field aforesaid to drive etc and one meadow late parcel of the said croft called Berecroft containing 3a of land with the appurtenances lying in Earls Colne aforesaid as etc viz so that neither she the aforesaid Ann nor her assigns nor any other for them or in their names may or ought hereafter to claim challenge any right title estate claim or demand of and in the said messuages and other premises with the appurtenances nor in any part or parcel thereof but are clean abarred from any action of right forever by these presents