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

26.5.1556 (Tuesday 26 May 1556)

document 65000231

1a parcel of Barcrofte Xfine 2s to this court came Thos Christmas and Maud his wife and the same Maud alone and secretly examined by the lord's steward surrendered into the lord's hands 1a of land now enclosed late parcel of Barcrofte as it lieth in Colne aforesaid viz between the land of Geo Bieston late parcel of the said Barcrofte toward the east and the land of Edm Allen viz the residue of the said croft called Barcrofte toward the west one head thereof abutting upon the way leading from Earls Colne even to the lord's park toward the south and the other head thereof abutting upon the garden called Lavenhams otherwise Orlegers toward the north as etc to the use and behoof of Greg Garrard his heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and he was 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 etc and he gi veth fine etc and made fealty