Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91 checked with D/DPr76)

13.9.1582 (Thursday 13 September 1582)

document 66301178

fine 40s it is found by the homage that Wm Meddowe that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod etc one cottage with a garden adjoining and appurtenances called Cocks sometime Jn Ridnale's deceased as by copy of court roll here holden 28.7.20Eliz1 more at large appears out of court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Cutler instead of the bailiff and in the presence of Hen Smythe and Wm Bunner the lord's customary tenants and other the same witnessing the foresaid cottage with the garden adjoining and appurtenances to the use and behoof of Jn Griggs and Helen his wife their heirs and assigns who being present in the court came and prayed to be admitted thereunto to whom by the lord's steward there is seisin thereof delivered to have and to hold to them and their heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod etc