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

2.1.1585 (Saturday 2 January 1585)

document 66401161

Jn Greene in his proper person prayeth against Thos Cocke one messuage rentary and garden with the appurtenances in Earls Colne within the jurisdiction of this court holden of the lord of this manor by copy of court roll of this manor to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor which Robt Greene according to the custom of this manor gave to Rich Greene and the heirs of his body issuing to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid so that if the said Rich died without issue of his body lawfully begotten the tenement aforesaid with the appurtenances should remain to Jn Greene and the heirs of his body issuing to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid and which ought to remain to the aforesaid Jn and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten according to the custom of the manor aforesaid by form of the gift aforesaid because the said Rich died without heirs of his body issuing etc and whereupon he saith that the said Robt according to the custom of the manor aforesaid gave the tenements aforesaid to the foresaid Rich Greene and the heirs of his body issuing of the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid so that if the same Rich should die without issue of his body the tenement aforesaid with appurtenances to remain to the same Jn Greene and to the heirs of his body issuing to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor in the form aforesaid etc by which gift the same Rich was seised of the appurtenances in his demesne as of fee and right by form to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid in the time of peace in the time of our sovereign lady the queen that now is taking the issues thereof to the value etc according to the custom of the manor aforesaid and from the same Rich for that he died without issue they should have remained according to the custom of the manor aforesaid to this Jn who now craveth the same and which after the decease etc for that etc and thereupon he bringeth his suit etc