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

30.12.1585 (Saturday 30 December 1585)

document 66500781

fine 10s it is found by the homage that Thos Felton gentleman that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod among other things one rentary with appurtenances late Wm Bomes alias Bromes and since Jn Bieston's as in the copy of court roll here holden 2.1.27Eliz1 more at large appears out of court and since the last court surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Robt Smythe instead of the bailiff in the presence of Robt Rooks and Xoph Isaack the lord's customary tenants and other the same witnessing the aforesaid rentary with the appurtenances now in the occupation of Hen Smithe or his assigns to the use and behoof of Robt Green the son of Jn Greene of Halstead 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 by the rod to have and to hold to the same Robt his heirs and assigns of the lord by the rod etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty