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

8.6.1557 (Tuesday 8 June 1557)

document 65100254

Oldhall Xfine 20d to this court came Thos Turnor and Joan his wife and the same Joan alone and secretly examined by the lord's steward surrendered into the lord's hands one cottage with a garden adjoining and the appurtenances called Olldehall lying at the end of the town of Colne aforesaid as etc to the use and behoof of Wm Waspe 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 and made fealty yet this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered is made on condition following viz that if the foresaid Wm Waspe his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Thos Turnor or his certain attorney or his executors in the feast of michaelmas.1558 in the mansion house of the said Thos Turnor in Earls Colne aforesaid 7li of good and usual money of England beside 3li beforehand paid that then this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered shall remain and be in his full force and effect and if there be default in payment of the 7li aforesaid contrary to the form aforesaid that then it shall be lawful to the foresaid Thos Turnor and his heirs into the foresaid cottage with the garden adjoining and their appurtenances and into every parcel thereof to reenter and the same so as in their former estate to have hold enjoy and possess and the foresaid Wm his heirs and assigns from thence wholly to expel amove this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered anywise notwithstanding