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

23.5.1553 (Tuesday 23 May 1553)

document 64700357

Mordens Xfine 3s it is found by the homage that Hen Allen which held to him and his heirs of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one tenement called Murdons sometime Hen Layer's deceased and the half of one parcel of land called Tollehousegreene now builded on containing in length 6rods and in breadth 12ft as by the metes and bounds etc died since the last court of and in the foresaid tenement and other the premises with the appurtenances sole seised in his demesne as of fee according to the custom of the manor etc and they say further that Thos Allen of full age is brother of the foresaid Hen and next heir and hath right to the premises who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found out 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 giv eth fine etc and made fealty