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Freehold Titles (ERO D/DPr160 recovery of Earls Colne manor)

19.5.1585 (Wednesday 19 May 1585)

document 51100005

Elizabeth by the grace of god etc to all to whom these present letters may come greeting know that amongst documents enrolled at Westminster before Edw Anderson knight and his fellow judges of the queen's bench in easter term 27Eliz1 roll two continues thus Essex Hen Josselyn esq and Jeff Gate esq in their proper persons petition against Roger Harlakenden esq the manor of Earls Colne alias Colne Comitis with the appurtenances and one hundred messuages one hundred gardens 300a land 100a meadow 200a pasture 200a woodland 100a open fields and heath and 80s rent with appurtenances in Earls Colne alias Colne Comitis Whyte Colne Colne Wake Colne Engaine Halstede Matteshall alias Markeshall Tey Magna Tey Parva and Fearynge as their right and inheritance and in which the same Roger has no right of entry after the disseisin which Hugh Hunt then unjustly and without judgement made to the aforesaid Hen and Jeff within thirty years etc and the aforesaid Roger came in his proper person and called to warranty Edw earl of Oxford who now is removed from the same county aforesaid appeared by Jn Lutwich his attorney who came likewise and freely warrants the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances etc and upon this the aforesaid Hen and Jeff petition against the same earl tenant by warranty the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances in form aforesaid etc and from which time that they were seised of the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances in their demesne as of fee and by right in time of peace in time of the now lady queen holding there fully to the value etc and in which etc and then the aforesaid seisin etc and the aforesaid earl tenant by warranty defended his right when etc and lastly called there to warranty David Hoell who is present in this court in his proper person and freely warrants the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances etc and upon this the aforesaid Hen and Jeff petition against the same David tenant by warranty the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances in form aforesaid and from which time that they were seised of the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances in their demesne as of fee and by right in time of peace in time of the now lady queen taking then fully to the value etc in which etc and then the aforesaid seisin etc and the aforesaid David tenant by warranty defended his right etc when etc and said that the aforesaid Hugh had not disseised the aforesaid Hen and Jeff of the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances as Hen and Jeff by their letters and statement aforesaid above suppose and of this he puts himself etc and the aforesaid Hen and Jeff petition licence to imparl and this etc and afterwards Hen and Jeff returned to court there the same term in their proper persons and the aforesaid David despite being solemnly charged did not return so withdrew in contempt of court and default was made it is considered that the aforesaid Hen and Jeff recover their seisin against Roger of the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances and that the same Roger have of the land of the aforesaid earl to the value etc and that the same earl lastly have of the aforesaid David to the value etc and the same David is in mercy etc and upon this the aforesaid Hen and Jeff petition letters of the lady queen making to the same full seisin of the manor lands and rents aforesaid with the appurtenances and the same is granted returnable five weeks from easter day at which time came the aforesaid Hen and Jeff in their proper persons and power viz to Hen Appleton esq only commission that he by virtue of a letter aforesaid to him directed 12.5.last concerning full seisin made to the aforementioned Hen and Jeff of the manor tenements and rent aforesaid with the appurtenances according as by the lett er there to him make precept etc which all and singular in the suit of the aforesaid Hen and Jeff draw up an exemplification in the tenor of the presents in witness whereof sealing the seal of law to the letters in the bench aforesaid for the deputy by these presents appointed witness E Anderson at Westminster 19.5.27Eliz1