Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr73)

15.5.1554 (Tuesday 15 May 1554)

document 64800533

Brownes Messuage Xfine     to this court came Jn Strutte and surrendered into the lord's hands one messuage with a garden adjoining and the appurtenances sometime Jn Slowe's and after Rich Browne's and late Wm Davysons as etc to the use and behoof of Wm Smythe 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 hold to him his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty yet this surrender and seisin thereof delivered is made on condition following viz that if the foresaid Wm Smythe his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Jn Strutte or his certain attorney or executors 22li of good and usual money of England beside 5li beforehand paid viz on sunday next before the feast of the nativity of blessed mary the virgin next coming after the date of this court in the parish church of Earls Colne between the hours of eight and ten of the clock 10li of good and usual money of England