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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

24.7.34Eliz1 (Monday 24 July 1592)

document 66901209

fine 20sit is also found by the homage aforesaid that since the last court and before this court Jn Parker the elder lying on his death bed did surrender into the lord's hands by the hands of Barth Leffingwell instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Greene and Robt Rookes two customary tenants of this manor the same witnessing according to the custom of the same manor a tenement called Mourdens sometime of Hen Layer and the half of one part parcel of land called Tollehousegreene late builded upon containing in length 6rod and in breadth 12ft which tenement and other the premises the same Jn Parker took up to him and his heirs at the court and leet here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in 3Eliz1 by the surrender of Greg Garrard as by copy of the roll of the same court shown here in court appeareth etc to the use and behoof of Robt Parker his son and his heirs to which Robt present here in court the lord by his steward aforesaid granted seisin of the premises 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 to the lord and is admitted tenant thereof and afterward came the foresaid Robt Parker in his proper person and in this same open court sitting did surrender into the lord's hands by the hands of his steward aforesaid the tenement aforesaid called Mordens sometime of Hen Layer and the foresaid half of the foresaid parcel of land called Tollehousegreen now builded on containing in length 6rod and in breadth 12ft with their appurtenances to the use and behoof of the same Robt and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of Jn Parker his elder brother and his heirs for ever to which Robt there is seisin thereof delivered to have and to hold to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten from thence as abovesaid 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 to the lord and is admitted tenant thereof