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

8.6.1557 (Tuesday 8 June 1557)

document 65100431

fine 2s it is found and certified as well by Jn Churche the steward as by the homage that on monday next after the feast of corpus christi in the 4Mary1 3PhM1 21.6.1557 at Greate Canfield in the mansion house of Jn Wiseman esq before the foresaid Jn Churche the steward of the honourable the lord Jn Veer earl of Oxenford viscount Bulbecke and lord of Badlesmere of this manor of Earls Colne aforesaid came Wm Halleden and Agnes his wife and the same Agnes alone and secretly examined by the lord's steward surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of the said steward one purpresture of land sometime Kath Prudmans after Wm Oldehalls and late Thos Brett' s and one cartway parcel of the Tollehouse now builded on and one ditch there sometime Jn Mendhan's and late the said Thos Brett's one cartway leading from the highway over against the stone cross in Colne aforesaid by an entry to be had to the gate late Thos Brett's deceased and also one tenement or cottage with a garden adjoining with the appurtenances called Goolds situate and lying in Colne aforesaid late Thos Brett's deceased to the use and behoof of Robt Reve his heirs and assigns on the condition following viz that if the said Robt his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Agnes Halleden or her certain attorney or her executors 36s8d of go od and usual money of England beside 3s4d beforehand paid in manner and form following viz in the feast of the birth of our lord next coming after the date of these presents in the mansion house of the foresaid Jn Wyseman at Canfield aforesaid 3s4d and in the feast of the annunciation of the blessed virgin mary then next following in the place aforesaid 3s4d and in the feast of the nativity of st john baptist then next following in the place aforesaid 3s4d and on the feast of st michael the archangel then next following in the place aforesaid 3s4d and from year to year in the feasts and place aforesaid 3s4d until the said sum of 36s8d be fully paid and satisfied unto the said Agnes which Robt being present in the court came and craved to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found and certified therefore 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 hei rs and assigns of the lord by the rod on the condition above and he giveth the lord for fine as appears and made fealty