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

23.5.1553 (Tuesday 23 May 1553)

document 64700463

Carters Cottage Xfine 3s4d to this court came Xoph Ruffle and Jn Batham and Margt his wife and Eliz wife of Wm Armor and the same Margt and Eliz being alone and secretly examined by the lord's steward surrendered into the lord's hands one cottage with the appurtenances called Carters sometime Jn Carter's after Wm Elbye's and late Jn Reynolds as etc to the use and behoof of Wm Catte his heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and 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 to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor and he giveth fine etc and made fealty