Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr74)

24.9.1565 (Monday 24 September 1565)

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fine 3s4dit is found by the homage that Rich Rolte who held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod according to the custom of the manor etc one messuage with a garden adjoining with appurtenances called Sonnells and certain lands and meadows with the appurtenances called Bredgemans as in the leet with the court holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost 16.5.1Eliz1 more at large appears out of the court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Thos Marche one of the lord's tenants in the presence of Greg Garrard and Barth Churche likewise the lord's tenants and other the same witnessing one croft of land now called Little Bredgemans parcel of the said land meadow with the appurtenances called Bredgemans as it is now enclosed containing by estimation 2a or more or less and lieth between the highway leading from Earls Colne toward Colne Engaine toward the east and the land of Ann Ashefield widow called Pichards on the west one head thereof abutting upon certain lands of the said Rich called Mourdens otherwise called Wastlyns toward the south and the land of Wm Fisher called Love Lands alias Loveneys toward the north to the use and behoof of Wm Booner his heirs and assigns who being present in the court c ame and prayed to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage 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 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 Rich Rolte his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid unto the said Wm Booner or his certain attorney or his executor on the day of the invention of the holy cross called crouchmas day 14.9.1567 (see handbook of dates for error) in the mansion house of Barth Church in Colne aforesaid between the hours of ten and eleven of the clock in the forenoon of the same day 10li of good and lawful money of England that then this present surrender and seisin thereof delivered to be of no force of otherwise to remain in his full effect