Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

24.7.34Eliz1 (Monday 24 July 1592)

document 66901153

fine 3s4dwhereas at the court with the leet here holden on monday being 11.4.17Eliz1 Hen Smithe was admitted tenant to him and his heirs to 1r of land lying between the land called Hayhouse and the lord's park gate by force of the surrender of Hen Smithe as by copy of the roll of the same court appeareth etc now it is found by the homage aforesaid that since the last court and before this court the said Hen Smithe did surrender into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Northan instead of the bailiff in the presence of Robt Reade and Jn Greene two customary tenants of the manor the same witnessing according to the custom of the same manor the foresaid rood of land with appurtenances to the use and behoof of Wm Adams clerk and his heirs to which Wm Adams present here in court the lord by his steward delivered seisin thereof by the rod to have to him and his heirs to hold of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid by the rents services and customs therefore due and of right accustomed and he made fine and fealty and is admitted tenant thereof