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

26.5.1556 (Tuesday 26 May 1556)

document 65000269

a garden plot etc Xfine 12d 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 the reversion of one garden with a little pond situate and lying in Colne aforesaid containing in the whole by estimation 1r of land when it shall happen by and after the death of Alice late the wife of Thos Harrison deceased 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 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 and he giveth fine etc and made fealty