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Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/498 pt 2 piece 6 depositions: Rosse v Harlakenden)

14.6.1623 (Saturday 14 June 1623)

document 17801365

four that he is the same Jn Salter that is named in the interrogatory and he saith that it is very true that after the now complainant Rose had surrendered the said tenement and lands according to the custom of the said manor to the use of her said husband Robt Partridge and his heirs as aforesaid viz in .10.31Eliz1 he the said Robt Partridge did surrender the said tenement and lands by way of mortgage unto him this deponent and the said Edw Gurling upon condition of redemption for the payment of 138li or thereabouts at a years end as he now remembreth the time and he saith that after the said surrender himself this deponent and the said Gurling were admitted tenants unto the said tenement and lands and did for that their said admittance pay unto to the use of the then lord of the manor of Earls Colne the sum of 5li for their fine but if the said lands were so seised unto them forever they were to pay 20s more which they afterwards paid accordingly and he further saith that over and besides the said surrender the said Robt Partridge did enter into a bond unto them of the penal sum of 300li for their quiet holding and enjoying of the said mortgaged premises and lastly he saith that the monies for which the said premises were so mortgaged unto him were not paid at or according to the time in the said surrender of mortgage limited whereby the said tenement and lands did become forfeited unto him this deponent and the said Gurling and this he saith is all that he can say to this interrogatory