Freehold Titles (ERO D/DPr143 receipts for monies paid for Colne Priory)

1.2.34Eliz1 (Tuesday 1 February 1592)

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be it known unto all men by these presents that whereas I Edw earl of Oxford lord great chamberlain of England have bargained and sold unto my servant Roger Harlakenden of Earls Colne in the county of Essex esq and Wm Stubbinge of Bumpstede Helion in the said county yeoman all that my manor of Colne Priory and other things thereunto belonging in the said county and the parsonage of Wickham in the county of Cambridge as is to be expressed by writing hereafter to be made betwixt us in part of payment of which said bargain I acknowledge myself to have received of my servant Harlakenden the sum of 45li of current english money in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day and year above written Edw Oxford