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

10.2.34Eliz1 (Thursday 10 February 1592)

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this bill made 10.2.34Eliz1 witnesseth that I Edw de Veer earl of Oxenford lord great chamberlain of England do acknowledge myself to have received and had of Rich Harlakenden of Stapell Inn in the county of Middx gentleman the sum of 315li of good and lawful money of England in part of payment of a more sum due to me for the purchase of the site and demesne of the late dissolved house and priory or monastery of the blessed mary the virgin and st jn the evangelist of Colne Comitis alias Earls Colne in the county of Essex and lordship and manor of the said Colne Priory together with other things mentioned in a pair of indentures of bargain and sale betwixt me the said earl and the said Harlakenden bearing date 7.2.last in witness hereof I have put my hand and seal the day and year abovesaid Edw Oxford