Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/239/46 depositions: Edw earl of Oxford v Roger and Rich Harlakenden)

23.4.1594 (Tuesday 23 April 1594)

document 17401114

eight item whether did not the said Roger one of the said defendants then say unto the said complainant to the intent to draw on others and to make them more willing to buy the said lands and hereditaments that he the said Roger would buy the manor of Colne Priory and divers other lands tenements and hereditaments parcel thereof and would give to the uttermost value thereof and to the end to do the said complainant all the service and good that he could and whether did not he the said Roger faithfully promise to the said complainant that if the said complainant did find or prove that such lands and hereditaments as he the said defendant Roger desired to have of the said complainant were of any better value than he the said Roger had set down that then he the said Roger would give to the full and most value thereof or otherwise did faithfully promise to the complainant at the said complainant's election to reassure all such lands to the said complainant and his heirs again as should be conveyed to the said defendant Roger or to the said defendant Rich upon payment to the said Roger of all such money as he duly paid for the same to the said complainant allowing reasonable interest and how know you the same to be true