Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91)

21.7.1587 (Friday 21 July 1587)

document 66600495

fine 8s8dit is found by the homage that Rich Prentice that held to him and his heirs of the lord by the rod etc the reversion of the moiety of one cottage with a curtilage in which Geo Garrard now dwelleth parcel of one cottage lying at Colford Hill sometime called Coopes between the messuage sometime Steph Miller's of the one part and the garden late Jn Wright's of the other part one head thereof abutting upon the highway leading from Colne aforesaid toward Colchester when it shall happen by and after the death of one Agnes Man now the wife of Thos Man as in the leet with the court there holden on monday being 19.6.12Eliz1 more at large appears and also one parcel of land sometime of the lord's waste lying at Colford Hill upon which Wm Swattock hath lately builded a swinesty containing in length 13ft and in breadth 12ft as etc as in the said court more at large appears died since the last court seised as well of the said reversion of the moiety of the said cottage as of the said parcel of land with the appurtenances and they say further that Rich Prentice is son and heir of the said Rich deceased and hath right to the premises which Rich being present in court came and prayed to be admitted thereunto as to his right and inheritance 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 by the rents and services before due and of right accustomed and he giveth fine and made fealty and so is admitted the lord's tenant