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

21.6.1568 (Monday 21 June 1568)

document 65601221

fine 13s4dit is found by the homage that Nich Parker that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod etc one messuage with a garden adjoining and appurtenances sometime Jn Sloes since Rich Browne's and late Wm Davison's as by the meets and bounds etc together with one way to the same messuage belonging to carry and recarry out of the garden of the said messuage into the way called Berecroft Lane died since the last court of such estate seised as in the leet with court here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost 26.5.2PhM more at large appears and they say further that Rich Parker is his son and next heir and of the age of 16yr who being present in the court came and prayed to be admitted thereto 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 etc and because the foresaid Rich is under age therefore the custody as well of the body of the foresaid Rich as of the messuage and other premises is committed to one Roger Potter until the foresaid Rich shall come to his age of twenty one years and the foresaid Roger giveth fine as well for the custody aforesaid and the fealty is respited