Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

19.4.40Eliz1 (Wednesday 19 April 1598)

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fine 15s at a view with court here held friday 21.7.29Eliz1 Margt Prentice Helen Prentice and Joan Prentice daughters of Rich Prentice deceased were admitted tenants of the lord for the term of ten years next following after the death of the said Rich the reversion after to Alban Prentice and Jn Prentice sons of the said Rich Prentice and their heirs to two cottages now one habitation with a garden adjoining late parcel of a capital messuage called Morses now in the tenure of Thos Smith which two cottages are by measure in length 40ft at the east end of the aforesaid capital messuage called Morses and one head thereof abuts on the said capital messuage to the west and the other head on a certain tenement and garden late in the tenure of Rich Ennewes called John Wrights to the east as it is divided from the capital messuage at Colneford Hill in Colne aforesaid as is shown by copy of court roll now at this court came the aforesaid Alban and Jn and humbly petitioned admittance to the premises to whom seisin is granted to hold to themselves and their heirs of the lord by the rod etc and they made their fines are are admitted tenants and afterwards the aforesaid Alban here in open court surrendered half of all and singular the premises with appurtenances into the hands of the lord by the hands of the steward to the work and use of Thos Mann and his heirs now the said Jn surrendered the other half of all and singular the premises to the work and use of the said Thos Mann and his heirs on the condition that the aforesaid Thos his heirs or assigns pay or cause to be paid to the aforesaid Jn his heirs or assigns 56s at the feast of st john baptist next at the cottage and if this money is not paid then the surrender of the said Jn to be void of of no effect and the said Thos present here in court is granted seisin to hold to himself and his heirs of the lord by the rod at the will of the lord according to the custom of the manor aforesaid by rents services and customs before due and of right accustomed and he made fine and fealty and is admitted etc