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Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

14.6.1595 (Saturday 14 June 1595)

document 67001529

whereas at the leet with court here holden on monday being 24.7.34Eliz1 Wm Prentice was admitted the lord's tenant to him and his heirs by the surrender of Jn Brewer to the moiety of a cottage with a curtilage called Coopes lying between the messuage sometime of Steph Miller of the one part and the garden of Jn Wright of the other part one head thereof abutting upon the highway leading from Colne aforesaid towards Colchester and to the reversion of the other moiety of the said cottage sometime called Coopes lying at Colford Hill between the messuage sometime of the said Steph Miller of the one part and the garden late of the said Jn Wright of the other part one head thereof abutting upon the highway aforesaid as by the roll of the same court brought and shown here in court appeareth now it is found by the homage aforesaid that since the last court and out of this court the foresaid Wm Prentice surrendered into the lord's hands by the hands of Jn Brewer instead of the bailiff in the presence of Thos Smith Jn Ward and Edm Potter customary tenants of the same witnessing according to the custom of the manor aforesaid all and singular the premises with their appurtenances to the use of Clem Connie and Dorcas his wife and the heirs of the said Clem forever on condition that the foresaid Clem Connie his heirs executors and assigns pay or cause to be paid to the foresaid Wm Prentice his executors or assigns the sum of 12li of lawful money at or in the south porch of the parish church of Colne Engaine in manner and form following viz up on the feast of michaelmas next coming after the date of these presents 4li and upon every feast of michaelmas then next following the sum of 4li at the day and place aforesaid until the said sum of 12li to the said Wm Prentice or his assigns shall be well and truly paid otherwise this present surrender shall be void and of no force to which Clem here present in court and the foresaid Dorcas by the said Clem her husband and deputy there is seisin granted of the premises to have and to hold to them and the heirs of the same Clem on the conditions aforesaid 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 they made fine and the foresaid Clem made fealty and the fealty of the foresaid Dorcas is respited until