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

6.5.36Eliz1 (Monday 6 May 1594)

document 17401471

to the fourth interrogatory this deponent saith that he was not any copyholder of the manor of Colne Priory but saith that at the time that the said defendant Roger had commission to sell the said lands he did hold by grant from one Nich Bleake this deponent's father in law certain lands tenements and hereditaments called Sedcoppes Broadefeldes and Chalkeney Meadow lying in the parish of Earls Colne parcel of the possessions of the said late priory containing by estimation altogether 70a or thereabouts which Nich did hold the said lands by virtue of a lease made from the complainant unto the said Nich for the yearly rent of 40s and further saith that the same lands were letten unto one Brock by the said Nich for 25li per annum and further this deponent saith that he was offered for the same lands the yearly rent of 28li per annum