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

8.6.1557 (Tuesday 8 June 1557)

document 65100335

Sebrights Xfine 3s it is found by the homage that Edith late the wife of Rich Sydaie and before the wife of Geo Chatterton which held to her and her assigns during the whole term of her life of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc one messuage called Sebrights as by the metes and bounds etc to remain after her decease to Geo Chatterton son of the said Geo and his heirs as in the leet here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in the 7Edw6 etc 23.5.1553 more at large appeareth the foresaid Edith died since the last court of such estate seised and hereupon to this court came the foresaid Geo by Xoph Wallfare his attorney and craved to be admitted to the foresaid messuage with the appurtenances according to the tenor force form and effect of the remainder aforesaid and he is admitted the lord's tenant thereof to whom by the steward there is seised 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 because the foresaid Geo is under age viz of the age of 7yr and more therefore the custody as well of the body of the foresaid Geo as of the tenement aforesaid is committed unto the said Xoph until the said Geo come to his age of fourteen years and the foresaid Xoph giveth fine as well for such custody thereof to be had as for the foresaid Geo when he shall come to his lawful age as appears etc and the fealty thereof is respited until etc