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

31.5.1558 (Tuesday 31 May 1558)

document 65200324

Bowerfield Xfine 11s it is found by the homage that Isabel late the wife of Rich Wade that held to her and her assigns of the lord as of this manor by the rod etc three crofts of land containing by estimation 20a of land or more etc called Bowerfield etc to remain after her decease to Wm Wade the younger son of the foresaid Rich and his heirs as in the leet with the first court of the honourable man Jn de Veer earl of Oxenford vicount Bulbecke and lord of Badlesmere there holden on friday next after the feast of st james the apostle in the 32Hen8 30.7.1540 more at large appears the foresaid Isabel died since the last court of such estate seised whereupon to this court came the foresaid Wm Wade the younger and craved to be admitted to the foresaid three crofts of land and other the premises with the appurtenances by force of the remainder aforesaid and because etc therefore etc to whom etc and her giveth fine etc and made fealty