Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

9.6.35Eliz1 (Saturday 9 June 1593)

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fine 20swhereas at the court with the leet here holden on tuesday in the week of pentecost in 3Eliz1 27.5.1561 Jn Leffingwell was admitted the lord's tenant of the surrender of Wm Estaie to a messuage sometime Jn Humfries situate and lying in Earls Colne as by copy of the roll of the same court brought and shown here in court at large appeareth now the homage aforesaid present that since the last and out of this court the foresaid Jn surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Tyffen instead of the bailiff in the presence of Jn Churche and Robt Reade two customary tenants of the same manor according to the custom of the manor aforesaid the foresaid messuage with appurtenances to the use and behoof of his last will the tenor whereof concerning the same followeth in these words imprimis I give and bequeath to Edith my daughter one tenement called Humfries with the yard thereunto belonging and to her heirs forever and I will that she shall pay out of the said tenement for my daughter Juda or her assigns within two years after my decease the sum of 20s of lawful money etc as by the will aforesaid brought forth and shown in this court under the seal of the ordinary of the same place appeareth to which Edith present here in court there is granted seisin thereof to have and to hold to her and her heirs of the lord by the rod to the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor by the rents services and customs therefore due and of right accustomed and she made fine and fealty and was admitted the lord's tenant