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Freehold Titles (ERO D/DPr175 Jane Kelton widow to Jeff Gates Colne Priory manor)

9.7.22Eliz1 (Saturday 9 July 1580)

document 50400005

this indenture made 9.7.22Eliz1 etc between Jane Kelton of Earls Colne Essex widow administratrix of the goods chattels and rights which lately did appertain unto Rich Kelton her husband late deceased on the one part and Jeff Gates of Lincolns Inn in Middx gentleman on the other part witnesseth that where the right honourable Edw de Vere earl of Oxford and lord great chamberlain of England etc by his deed indented dated 12.2.19Eliz1 for the consideration therein mentioned did demise grant and to farm let unto the said Rich Kelton his executors administrator and assigns the site of the manor of Colne Priory commonly called Colne Priory or Colne House with all gardens orchards ponds fishings courts yards houses barns stables buildings and edifices thereunto belonging together with all the tithe corn belonging to the parsonage of Earls Colne aforesaid and all the lands meadows pastures fields feedings and demesne lands with their appurtenances at any time belonging or appertaining to the said late priory or which then were and which by the space of three years then past had been taken used occupied or enjoyed by the said Rich Kelton or his assigns except as in the said deed indented is excepted to have and to hold all and singular the abovesaid demised premises with their appurtenances unto the said Rich Kelton his executors administrators and assigns from the feast of st michaelmas the archangel then last past before the date of the said deed indented unto the end and term of 21years then next following and fully to be complete and for the yearly rent of 13li6s8d as by the same deed indented among divers other grants articles and agreements therein more plainly appeareth the whole estate right title interest use property possession and term of years of which said Rich Kelton of in and to the said deed indented site of the manor of Colne Priory and all and singular other the premises the said Jane Kelton now hath and lawfully enjoyeth by virtue of the administration aforesaid now the said Jane Kelton being of the premises lawfully possessed accordingly for and in consideration of a competent and sufficient sum of money to her before the ensealing and delivery hereof by the abovenamed Jeff Gates truly paid whereof and where with the said Jane Kelton knowledgeth herself well and truly contented satisfied and paid and thereof and of every part and parcel thereof doth clearly acquit and discharge the said Jeff his executors administrators and assigns by these presents hath give n granted bargained sold assigned and set over and by these presents doth fully and clearly give grant bargain sell assign and set over unto the said Jeff Gates his executors administrators and assigns as well the said deed indented as also all such estate right title interest use possession property claim demand and term of years as she the said Jane Kelton hath shall may might or ought to have of in or to the said site of the manor of Colne Priory and tithe corn of the said parsonage of Earls Colne lands meadows pastures feedings demesne lands and all and singular other the premises with their appurtenances and every parcel thereof by force of the said deed indented and administration aforesaid or every of them or anything in them contained or otherwise to have and to hold the said site of the said manor of Colne Priory tithe corn of Earls Colne lands meadows pastures feedings demesne lands and all and singular other the premises with appurtenances and every parcel thereof together with the said deed indented and also all the said estate right title interest use possession property claim demand and term of years of the said Jane Kelton of in and to the same unto the said Jeff Gates his executors administrators and assigns from the day of the date of these presents furtherward for during and unto the end and full accomplishment of all such so many years and so long time of the said term of 21years in the said deed indented mentioned as are yet to come and unexpired in suchlike the same and in as large ample and beneficial manner and form to all intents and purposes as the same Jane Kelton hath should may might or ought to have and enjoy the same premises by virtue of the said deed indented and administration aforesaid or otherwise and the said Jane Kelton for herself her executors and administrat ors covenanteth promiseth and granteth to and with the said Jeff Gates his executors and assigns by these presents that the said deed indented site of the said manor tithe corn lands meadows pastures demesne lands and all and singular other the premises with appurtenances at the ensealing and delivery hereof are and be and so from henceforth shall continue and endure unto the said Jeff Gates his executors administrators and assigns free and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged otherwise sufficiently saved and kept harmless of and from all and every former bargain sale gift grant leases rents arrearages of rents forfeitures and reentries and of and from all and every other charge and encumbrance whatsoever had and committed or done by the said Rich Kelton deceased by the said Jane Kelton or either of them from henceforth in the part and behoof of the said Rich Kelton his executors administrators and assigns to be done and accomplished for the premises only excepted to which said rents and covenants the said Jeff Gates for his executors administrators and assigns covenanteth and granteth by these presents clearly to acquit discharge keep or save harmless the said Jane Kelton her executors and administrators and every of them from time to time and at all times hereafter and also the said Jane Kelton for herself her executors and administrators covenanteth and granteth to and with the said Jeff Gates his executors and assigns by these presents that the said Jeff his executors administrators and assigns shall or may according to the tenor of the said deed indented and of these presents lawfully have hold and enjoy the said site of the said manor tithe corn and demesne lands and all and singul ar other the premises with their appurtenances without any manner of lawful let trouble interruption or other impediments of the said Jane Kelton her executors and administrators or assigns or of any other person or persons which shall lawfully claim any manner of estate by from or under the said Rich Kelton deceased in witness whereof the parties aforesaid to these present indentures interchangeably have set their seals given the day and year above written Jane Kelton sealed in the presence of me Leo Brown Phil Bromfill Xoph Corey