Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr91)

18.3.1589 (Tuesday 18 March 1589)

document 66700354

it is found by the homage that Agnes Bieston widow that held to her and her heirs of the lord by the rod etc one croft of land called Parkfield containing 4a half of land etc lying near the lord's park as etc died since the last court of and in the foresaid croft of land sole seised in her demesne as of fee etc and they say further that Wm Bieston is son and next heir of the said Agnes and hath right to the premises who being present in the court came and prayed himself to be admitted thereunto and because it is so found by the homage therefore he is admitted the lord's tenant 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 etc and he giveth fine etc and made fealty and so he was admitted the lord's tenant thereof