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

23.5.1553 (Tuesday 23 May 1553)

document 64700228

Oliverscrofte fine 3s4d it is found by the homage that Thos Rushbrooke out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Lewis Jegon the bailiff in the presence of Thos Rowte and Jn Pennocke the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one cottage with a garden adjoining customary containing by estimation 1r of land sometime Simon Ward's and one croft of customary land with the appurtenances of an ancient name called Olyvers Crofte containing by estimation 2a of land or more or less etc to the use and behoof of Roger Spycer 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 assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor etc and he giveth the lord for fine etc and made fealty