Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 40

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 40', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Volume 1: Henry III (1904), pp. 249-261. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=108036 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 40

768.William de Wodeham Ferers.
Writ, 8 April. Extent and inq. Sunday after St. Barnabas, 55 Hen. III.
William, his son, aged 26 in the first week of March last, is his heir.
Essex.Little Sobiri. A messuage, 80a. arable, ½a. pasture, 17s. 3d. rents, &c., held of the king in chief by reason of the barony of Reyleg.
Hadleg. 30a. wood held of Osbert de la Brche for ½ knight's fee, and 1 suit monthly at the barony (court) of Reyleg.
Wodeham Ferers. A messuage, 240a. arable, 4a. meadow, and 16a. wood, held of Sir W. de Ferariis by service of 20s. yearly.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (1.)
769.Henry de Buruhull alias de Burhulle.
Writ of plenius certiorari, 15 May, 55 Hen. III. on the complaint of Roger de Buruhull his brother, that the escheator had taken into the king's hands ⅓ of the manor of Weiburi, which ought to revert to him as heir of his mother Basilia de Buruhull.
He died after Christmas last. Roger de Burhull, his brother, aged 40 and more, is his heir.
Gloucester.Inq. Monday before St. Barnabas, 55 Hen. III.
Westburi. ⅓ of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of ⅓ of a red goshawk, was given by Basilia de Buruhull by deed to the said Henry her younger son, with condition that if he should die without heir of his body the same with other lands should revert to herself and her heirs; and the said Henry died without such heir, and the said ⅓ of the manor ought to revert to the said Roger as son and heir of the said Basilia.
Hereford.Inq. Monday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 55 Hen. III. (defective).
Burhull. A messuage, garden and 1 carucate land (extent given) held of Humphrey ... in chief by service of 1/6 knight's fee, were similarly given to the said Henry by the said Basilia; and the said Roger is heir of his brother, &c.
Tullinton. A messuage, garden and 3 carucates land (extent given) held of Roger de Burhull lord of Tullinton by service of 5s. 9½d. yearly rent, were similarly given by the said Basilia; and the said Roger would have been heir of these lands, but cannot be both heir and lord of the same tenement, wherefore Roger his son, aged 22, is heir of the land, &c. of Tullinton.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (2.)
770.Richard Estrecch.
Writ to Roger de Clifford the younger, justice of the forest, 5 Aug. Inq.
The day of St. Luke, 55 Hen. III.
Richard his son, aged 24 and more, is his heir.
[Worcester.]Feckenham forest. The bailiwick of the forestry of La Berse and Benetlegh, held of the king in chief, service unspecified.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (3.)
771.Elias de Bratferton.
Writ (missing). Inq. Monday before Lent (Carniprivium), 1270.
Richard de Bratferton his brother, is his heir and of full age.
Northumberland.Westmatfen. 80½a. land and meadow, 5 tofts, and 2s. rent, held of the king in chief rendering 40s. yearly.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (4.)
772.Hugh de Berwyk.
Writ, to the guardian of the archbishopric of Canterbury, 26 April. Extent Thursday in Whitsun week, 55 Hen. III.
The jury know of no other heir than Richard his son, aged 26 and more.
Oxford.Berwik. 1 hide land held (of the archbishopric of Canterbury), by service of 1/5 knight's fee and doing 1 suit at Herwes; and 2½ virgates land held of the fee of the prior of Canterbury.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (5.)
773.Hugh de Balliolo.
Writ to Guichard de Charrun and William de Kirketon, for the purpose of assigning her dower to Agnes de Valentia, the king's niece, late the wife of the said Hugh, 10 April, 55 Hen. III.
Northumberland.Extent, Monday the morrow of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 55 Hen. III.
Wodhorn with its members (extent given with names of tenants) including a meadow called Motesmedue and a place called Waynegate.
Neubigging township.
Seton township (extent given with names of tenants), including the fishery of Wanspyk, and Holsescroft.
Hyrst. A moiety is in the lord's wardship; if the heir were not in wardship it would render 18s. yearly, but now whilst he is, it is worth 40s. 5d. yearly.
Northumberland.Extent, Saturday before the Invention of the Holy Cross, 55 Hen. III. (defaced).
Bywell. A moiety with its members (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief, service unspecified, including:—
Whyttonstall and Newland, held by Roger Darrenes, by ½ knight's fee, and 73s. 4d. yearly.
Westerselilawe. 2 tofts and 14a. land held by Thomas del Bate and Eva at the lord's will, rendering 14s. 4d. yearly, and 2 tofts held by Roger del Bate and Adam del Bate, rendering 8s. yearly.
A forest containing 6 leagues in length and 3½ in breadth, worth 11l. 6s. 10d. yearly.
Akum (extent given with names of tenants).
Ovynton (extent given with names of tenants) including a place called Hoggeryding.
Brothersete, a hamlet in the forest.
Bromley (extent given with names of tenants) including Lame-potstrother.
Falderley, held by Simon de Haliwell and Alan de Menyhill rendering 8s. yearly.
Mynstanaker, held by Robert and Alan of the same, rendering 8s. 8d.
Fayrhill, held by Elias of the same, rendering 9s. and 1lb. pepper.
Le More huse, held by Thomas son of Gamel, rendering 5s.
Backeworth, held by 4 bondmen at will, rendering 20s. (?).
Stokesfeld, held by John of the same, rendering 3s. and 4s. for a pasture.
Est Neuton, held by Robert de Insula, rendering 3s.
Heley, held by the preceptor of Thorenton, rendering 2s.
Mickeley renders 44s. yearly, and was in the said Hugh's wardship, which lasts for 3 years.
Eltringham, held by Adam of the same, rendering 44s. 9d. for divers works &c.
Bromycrok, held by Thomas of the same, Gamel of the same, and Adam son of Adam, of the same, rendering 17s. 2d.
Crombclyve (extent given).
Espersheles (extent given with names of tenants).
Byrckw ... (?). 2a. land held by Thomas de Stanes at will, rendering 12d.
Heselihurst, held by widow Eda, rendering 24s.
Knights' fees, &c.:—
Bechefeld, and Stayngton in the bishopric of Durham, held by Roger Bertram by service of ½ knight's fee and suit at Bywell court, which is not extended because he held of the king in chief.
Neuton, held by Robert de Insula by 1 knight's fee and the like suit, which is not extended, as above.
Haliwell, held by Henry de la Val by service of 1 knight's fee, and now in the king's wardship through his death, who held of the king in chief.
Cressewell (alias Crassewell), Ellinton and Haydon, held by the heir of Adam de Perington by service of 1 knight's fee, not extended as above.
Stanfordham (alias Stamfordham). A third part held by William de Sules by service of 1 knight's fee.
Gonewarton and Swyneburn, held by John de Gonewarton by service of 2 knights' fees, doing suit.
Ryhill (alias Rihill). A moiety held by Peter de Faudon by service of 1 knight's fee, doing suit; and the other moiety by the heir of William de Ryhill by 1 knight's fee, doing suit.
Whyttonstall and Newland, held by Roger Darennes (alias de Areines) by service of ½ knight's fee, doing suit.
[Ovynton] held by Philip de Ovynton (alias de Ovigton) by service of 1/12 knight's fee, doing suit.
Lynemuth and a moiety of Hirst, held by Robert de Rue by the same service.
[Stokesfeld.] 1 carucate land held by Gilbert de Stokesfeld by the same service.
[Bromeley.] 46a. land held by Walter de Bromeley by service of 1/24 knight's fee, doing suit.
Rydeley, held by Robert de Meynevill (alias de Menevill) by service of ½ knight's fee, doing suit.
Hedon, held by John de Heddon by service of 1 knight's fee, doing suit.
Mickeley (alias Mikkelee, ½ knight's fee, which) is still in wardship for 5 years, as abovesaid.
Partition. Two parts of the above extent, viz.—the whole manor of Biwell with its members, and a moiety of the demesnes of Wodehorn, with a meadow called Motesmedu, and certain bondmen, cottars, rents, &c.
Partition. A third part of the above extent, viz.—the whole manor of Wodehorn with the towns of Neubigging, Seton, Hirst, and its other members, excepting the above-mentioned exceptions.
Schedule of the above fees, divided into two parts and a third part.
Writ of certiorari whether the said Hugh was enfeoffed of the manor of Thorkeseye, or held it at the will of Sir John de Balliolo (deceased) and Dervergulla his wife, 18 May, 55 Hen. III. Inq. Tuesday after St. James.
[Lincoln.]Thorkeseye manor was held by the said Hugh by a certain writing made between them, at the will of Sir John de Balliolo and Dervergulla his wife, who held it in exchange for a part of the inheritance of the said Dervorgulla of the earldom of Chester, and this at the king's will. (See No. 804.)
C. Hen. III. File 40. (6.)
774.Maud de Averenges alias de Averench.
Writ of partition ? ... 55 Hen. III. (fragment).
Berks.Extent, The day of St. Peter ad Vincula, 55 Hen. III.
Boclond manor with the advowson, which fell to the pourparty of Maud de Avereng (extent given), held (of the king ?) in chief by 1 knight's fee, and also of the abbot of Abendon by 1 knight's fee, for which it has of the abbot on the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, bread, ale, 3 dishes, and hay and oats for 3 horses.
Roger Gimel holds ½ knight's fee of the manor, Robert de Hafford 1/6 fee, Elias de Newinton 1/5 knight's fee, and the lord of Berton also holds, and all owe suit of court.
Hertford.Extent, Thursday after St. Mary Magdalen, 55 Hen. III.
Audeburi manor, which falls to the pourparty of Henry de Gaunt, in right of Isabel, daughter and heir of the said Maud, of the barony of Folkeston, (extent given), held of the King of Almain in chief for 8l. yearly.
Essex.Extent, Friday after the Sunday when Lætare Jerusalem is sung, 55 Hen. III.
Morton manor, which falls to the same pourparty (extent given), held of the king in chief by serjeanty of finding 1 esquire in the army in Wales for 40 days.
Essex.Extent, Thursday after the Sunday when Lætare Jerusalem is sung, 55 Hen. III.
Elsnham manor, which falls to the same pourparty (extent given), held of the earl of Hereford of the fee of Maundevile, service unknown.
The advowson used to pertain to the manor, but was given to the religious men of Walden.
Kent.Extent, Monday after the Sunday when Misericordia Domini is sung, 55 Hen. III. (mutilated and defaced).
Folkstone manor, with its hamlets, viz.—Walton, Newenton, Alcham, Achangre and Terlingham, which falls to the pourparty of Sir John de Sandwico and Sir Bertram de Crioll in right of Agnes and Eleanor, younger daughters and heirs of the said Maud (full extent given) including mills, wreck of sea, woods in the park of Herstling, and in Reyndenn and Neweton, and customs called Mortonefar', Watelselver, Wodelode, &c. held with its appurtenances, advowsons and hundred, of the king in chief by knight's service, doing 20s. yearly to the king for the liberty of the hundred, and 15s. for the guard of Dover.
All the tenents ought to give a subsidy of 21l. 14s. 9d. for making the lord's eldest son a knight, and as much for marrying his eldest daughter.
18 knights' fees pertain to the manor, viz.—
[Saxthorpe (fn. 1) ?] and Steyfeykeye, in co. Norfolk. 4 fees held by Sir William de Valenc'.
Londun, Ox .., (Lid ?)enn, Swynefeld and Walemer. 5 fees held by Sir Nicholas de Crioll.
Evering. 1 fee held by Roger de Evering.
Hougham (?). 1 fee held by William le Fle ...
Cereton ... held by Robert de Stothoue and his parceners.
Eynebrok. 1 fee held by Alfred de Eynebrok.
Swynefeld (?). 1 fee held by John (?) ...
Rullindonn. 1 fee held by Lambert de Langeh ... (?).
Tankerton. 1 fee held by the brethren of ...
Holmed. ¼ fee held by the abbot (?) of ...
Boneton. ½ fee held by John de Boneton.
... ½ fee held by John de P ...
Alcham. The advowson of the church is ...
The nuns of Gines have ... (See No. 563.)
C. Hen. III. File 40. (7.)
775.Roger de Merlay.
Writ of partition, 6 Nov. on the complaint of William de Craystok, who married Mary, eldest daughter and one of the heirs of the said Roger, that owing to the death of Alice the youngest daughter, who was in the king's wardship, partition of the woods and parks had been omitted by the escheator, and Robert de Eure, who married Isabel, another daughter and heir, would not permit the said William and Mary to have their portion. Partition, 4 March, 55 Hen. III.
Northumberland.Morpath, Horseleye and Witton. Partition made, with full extent of boundaries, of the said parks and woods. And lot being cast, this is the part of Sir William de Graystoc, viz.—The western part of the forest, and Estparc with Schaldefen in Morpath; and to Sir Robert de Euer and his heirs remain, the eastern part of the forest, and Cotingwode and Westparc, and a parcel of wood in Widehaldeside.'
Writ of ad plenum certiorari, 20 July, divers contentions having arisen upon the partition lately made. Inq. The day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 55 Hen. III.
Northumberland.The whole inheritance of the said Roger in the county was parted at first as follows, viz.—Morpath assigned to Sir William, son of Thomas de Greystock, and Mary his wife, Wytton with the service of Wyndegate to the said Isabel, and Beuasys and Stanington with a parcel in Trenwell to the said Alice; but the woods remained unparted, the wood of Morpath in custody of William and Mary, and the forest in that of Sir Geoffrey de Lesyni, who had the wardship of Isabel and Alice by the king's gift. After the death of Alice, her part was parted by lot between the said William and Mary and the guardian of the said Isabel, and both were content, bu the woods were not parted by lot but assigned; Sir William was never content with his part, but Robert de Euyr was content. Whereupon Sir William procured the king's writ to the escheator (as above), and the woods were parted, and lots cast; but because the part formerly assigned to the said Robert fell to Sir William by lot, the said Robert holds it still by force, and William cannot have seisin thereof. Waste has been done by both parties but chiefly by Robert, and the escheator having taken an oath from Robert's forester to keep the woods and parks safely, the said Robert removed him, so that the escheator could not fully perform the king's mandate. (See No. 636.)
C. Hen. III. File 40. (8.)
776.Roger de Quency alias de Quinsy, sometime earl of Winchester.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. to the sheriff of Oxford, 2 Nov., 55 Hen. III, that the cohiers may receive their pourparties. Inq. (undated).
[Oxford.]Chinore with Sideham in Wallingford honour. 1 knight's fee held by the said Roger of the king in chief: the advowson of Chinore pertains to the abbot of St. Albans.
Sydeham a member of Chinore. ½ fee held by the abbot of Thame, paying 21l. yearly.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Berks, 2 Nov. Inq. Sunday after St. Scholastica, 55 Hen. III.
[Berks.]Westildele in Cumptone hundred. 17½ virgates land, whereof each virgate renders 5s. yearly and customs worth 12d., ⅓ held by the prior of Saundelford, ⅓ by Sir Roger de Beuchamp, and ⅓ by William de Abintune.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Dorset, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. Sunday after the Purification.
Dorset.Little Curchull. 1 fee held by William de Brudeport.
Bradeford. ½ fee held by Ralph de Stopham.
Kingeston manor. 1 carucate land held by Henry son of Elias in socage rendering 6s. yearly.
Up Wymburn. 1 hide land held by Robert Trenchefeyl in socage rendering 6d. yearly.
Pimperne. 1 fee held by Ralph de Nevile and William his brother, sometime knights, who gave the same in frank almoin to the priory of Brummore.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Sussex, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated) (? belonging to Sussex).
[Sussex ?]No fees or advowsons are known.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Essex, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Endorsed with return, viz.—
[Hertford.]Ware. 1 knight's fee held by the said Roger of the honour of Leicester.
[Essex ?]Collum Quncy. 2 carucates land held by Robert de Quency, brother of the said Roger.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Lincoln, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated).
Lincoln.Croxton and Kirington. 100s. land held by John son of Odinel de Albiniaco by knight's service; and 6½ marks land held by William de Sancto Andrea, and 6 marks land held by Amice daughter of Richard de Buslingtorp of Richard son of Richard de Buslingtorp, and by him of the earl, by the like service.
Staynton. 10 marks land held by the same Richard, by the like service.
Wlrickby. 8 bovates land held by John de Launay for 6s. yearly.
Croxton. Two parts of the advowson, which Master Adam de Norfolk holds of the earl's gift; and the third part pertains to Richard de Buslingtorp, who held it of the earl, and William Brandon, the chaplain, holds it of his gift.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Huntingdon, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Huntingdon.Dodington in Touleslond hundred. ½ knight's fee held by John de Litlebr'.
Eynisbr'. ⅓ knight's fee held by Sir Thomas de Bercleye and Joan his wife.
Eynisbr'. The advowson of the church, which Master Richard de Clyfford holds of the gift of the countess of Derebi.
Two watermills are held by the abbot of Sautre in frank almoin, of the earl's gift.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Gloucester, 2 Nov. Inq. Friday after St. Matthias, 55 Hen. III.
Gloucester.Ebryton, Pebbewrthe and Clopton manors, held by Ernald de Bosco for 4 knights' fees, and 12d. yearly and 1 brachet, for these and other fees in other counties, and 2 suits at the court of Leicester.
Farncot, Gittinge, Catteslate and Coldecote, held by the same Ernald for 3 knights' fees.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Northampton, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III.
[Northampton.]Inq. (undated.)
Sprotton. 1 fee held by Thomas de Arderne of Henry de Pynkeny, and by him of Roger de Quency, and the same Henry holds elsewhere of the king by barony.
Haldeneby. ½ fee held by Sibyl late the wife of Peter de Haldeneby of Thomas de Arderne, and by him of the said Henry, and by him of the earl.
Hasilbech. 1 fee, with 3 virgates land in Pittesford, held by Richard de Hanred of William Maufe of Sussex, and by him of Philip de Nevill, and by him of the earl.
Waudegrave and Nortoft. ¼ fee held by Thomas le Lord of Waudegrave of William de Nonencurt, and by him of William de Turevill, and by him of Alan de Romely, and by him of the earl.
Maydeford. 1 fee held by Thomas Kyn of William Bordet, and by him of the earl.
Northampton.Inq. (undated).
Astrop. ½ fee held by William de Stapelton.
Farnyngho. 1 fee defended against the earl by the countess of Albemarle, which Ralph de Sancto Amando, Geoffrey Cardun and William Abbot hold in equal portions, but the wardship did not pertain to the earl by reason of many intermediaries.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Cambridge, 2 Nov. Inq. Tuesday after St. Lucy the Virgin, 55 Hen. III.
Cambridge.[Trumpeton ?] 1 fee held by Roger de Trumpeton, yielding scutage; and 1 fee with the advowson of the same town, held by John de Kaylly, yielding scutage, and now held by Master Stephen de Rokelond, by reason of the wardship of the said John's land and heir, by sale from the earl.
Gretton. 1 fee held by Roger de Trumpeton, yielding scutage.
Wynnepol. 1 fee held by Baldwin de Bassingburn, yielding scutage.
The said tenants hold nothing of the king in chief in the county.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Nottingham, 2 Nov. 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated).
No fees, &c. were held of the earl in the bailiwick, whose wardship pertained to the earl or the king.
Warwick.Extent, Tuesday before St. Gregory, 55 Hen. III.
[Lodbrock.] A messuage with 2½ virgates land, a mill, and the advowson of the church, held by John de Lodbrock.
Napton and Weston. 2 fees and the advowson of Napton church, held by Adam de Napton.
Edelinscote and Milverton. ½ fee held by John Spygirnel.
Weston, Bulkynton, Clifton, Wavre, and Wibtoft. 4 fees held by Ernald de Bosco.
Wlveye. 2 fees held by William de Harcurt, which the abbot of Cumbe held of him in frank almoin excepting scutage.
Sekyndon. 5 virgates land held by Thomas de Caumvile, rendering 25s.
La Hide and Eton, co. Warwick, and Sapecote, co. Leicester. ½ fee held by Thomas le Marescal.
Pakynton. ¼ fee held by Henry Murdac.
[Leicester.]Extent, Monday before St. Gregory, 55 Hen. III.
Brantiston, Honecote, Fryseby, Galby, Stretton, and Norton. 4 fees held by William Burdet.
Esseby, Blacfordeby, Culverdeby, Overton, Glen, Carleton and Rolliston. 4 fees held by Alan la Zuche, who holds elsewhere of the king in chief.
Butlisby. 1 fee held by John de Werdon, who holds elsewhere of the king in chief.
Wautham. 1 fee answered for by Philip Daubeny, which the abbot of Croxton holds in alms.
Berliston. ⅓ fee held by Richard Finery.
Upton and Burton. 1½ fee held by Robert de la Warde.
Minstirton and Pulteney. 1 fee held by Adam de Napton.
Thorp, Cleybrock, Ailmerstorp, Busseby, Petlyng and Belegrave. 16½ fees held by Ernald de Bosco.
Boseworhe, Seynton and Ailiston. 2 fees held by William de Harcurt, who held elsewhere of the king in chief.
Houtton and Hautherne. ½ fee held by Simon Mallore and Hugh Nanetel.
Leyton. 1 fee held by the countess of Oxford.
Wikyngiston. 40l. land held by the said countess in free marriage of the gift of R. de Quency her brother.
Lokynton. ½ fee held by Roger Basset, and the abbot of Leicester holds it in alms.
Drayton. 1 fee held by Ralph de Lodynton and John Heuse.
Dadelynton and Heyham. ¼ fee held by Henry de Hastynges, who held elsewhere of the king in chief.
Sybbisdon, Schepeye and Heyham. 2 fees held by Thomas de Canvile.
Hemynton. 1 fee held by Thomas de Meynel and Robert de Langeton.
Barkeby. ½ fee held by Robert de Ros.
Dadelynton. 1/16 fee held by John Spygirnel.
Watton. ½ fee held by William de Dive; and ¼ fee by Ralph de Bredon.
Chevysby. ¼ fee held by Robert de Chaucumbe.
Glenefeld. ¼ fee held by Roger Cantevile.
The heirs of the said Roger de Quency are patrons of the abbey of Geridon, Wlvescroft and Charleye; and are advowees of the churches of Syiston, Leyton and Merkinfeld.
Writ to the sheriff of Leicester to enquire what knight's fees Roger de Leyburn and Eleanor his wife hold as dower of the said Eleanor, of the inheritance of Roger de Quency late her husband, in order that Margaret de Ferariis, countess of Derby, Ellen, late the wife of Alan la Zouche, and Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan (Bochan), and Elizabeth his wife, the co-heirs of the said Roger may know the pourparty which ought to fall to them, 14 Oct. 55 Hen. III. Extent, Saturday after St. Hilary, 56 Hen. III.
Leicester.Knights' fees held in dower by Eleanor de Waus, countess of Winchester.
Brantiston, &c. as above. 4 fees held by Robert Burdet.
Esseby, &c. as above. 4 fees held by Roger la Zuche.
Houton and Hautherne. ½ fee held as above.
Hemynton. 1 fee held as above.
Watton. ¼ fee held by Ralph de Bredon; and ½ fee by Ralph Basset of Drayton.
Mynstirton and Pulteneye. 1 fee held by Adam de Napton.
(See Nos. 587 and 732.)
C. Hen. III. File 40. (9.)
777.William de Harghes alias de Hergh'.
Writ to the guardian of the archbishopric of Canterbury, 8 March, 55 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
He held nothing of the archbishopric in chief, but held his whole tenement of Ralph Swetman; it cannot be the king's escheat, for he left an heir, viz.- William Rous (Ruffum) of Watford, son of the aunt of the said William de Hergh'.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (10.)
778.Simon de Staunton.
Writ to the sheriff of Huntingdon to enquire whether the said Simon is of sound mind (undated). Inq. Sunday after St. Matthias, 55 Hen. III.
Huntingdon.He is of sound mind and fitly rules himself and his affairs; nor has he made any alienation of his lands, but has sold 7 roods of land (unspecified) to Richard the chaplain for 5 marks and .. d. yearly rent: he holds lands (unspecified) worth 20l. yearly of Nicholas de Segrave by service of 1lb. cummin, and of Robert de Bokesworth by service of 9½d.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (11.)
779.Ralph de Somery.
Writ of ad plenum certiorari, 26 Jan., 55 Hen. III. on the petition of Ralph de Krumbewell and Margaret his wife, John le Straunge and Joan his wife, Walter de Suly and Mabel his wife, and Henry de Erdinton and Maud his wife, concerning the lands, &c. (unspecified) which were of Clemence sometime countess of Chester, and which were taken into the king's hands upon her death by reason of the minority of the said Ralph her heir, lately deceased, of whom the said Margaret, Joan, Mabel and Maud claim to be heirs. Inq. (missing.)
C. Hen. III. File 40. (12.)
780.Ralph de Stopham.
Writ, 16 Oct, 55 Hen. III. Inq. Wednesday the feast of SS. Simon and Jude, 56 Hen. III.
Ralph his son, aged 23 and more, is his heir.
Dorset.Blaneford Brian manor (extent given), held of the king in chief.
Bradeford (manor). 6l. 13s. 4d. rent of assize, held of the fee of the earl of Wyncestre, finding for the said manor one footman for the king's service with bow and arrow (bosono) for 40 days at his own charge.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (13.)
781.Christiana Ledet, late the wife of Henry [Ledet].
Writ, 8 Sept. 55 Hen. III. Inq. Monday before St. Mark the Evangelist, 56 Hen. III. (defective).
[Wyscard their son was ?] the next heir of the said Henry and Christiana, and the said Wyscard begot a son named W(al ?) ... firstborn begot two daughters who are next heirs of the said Henry and Christiana Ledet ... and Christiana the younger, aged 15.
Bedford.Sutton and Potton manors, held of Sir Robert [de Brus]. The manor of Sutton was held of the predecessors of the said Robert de Brus, and one Wyscard Ledet held the said ... Robert de Braybroc, and he freed the manor of Sutton from Jewry and gave it to Henry his son and Christiana daughter of the said ... and it is defended for ½ knight's fee against the lords of the fee; and the manor of Potton is held of the same fee by ex(change) ... for Badewe and Toteham in co. Hertford (sic); and the said manors of Sutton and Potton are united ...
Cadebury manor, held by the said Christiana in dower of the barony of Eton; and she was dowered by Wyscard her son.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (14.)
782.Lucy late the wife of William de Appelford.
Writ, 23 April, 55 Hen. III.
William de Appelford her son, aged 22 at Ash Wednesday last, is her heir.
Essex.Extent, Thursday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 55 Hen. III.
Alesford, in Tendr[ring] hundred. A messuage, 120a. arable, 3a. dry pasture, 3a. marsh, 60a. wood, 20s. 9d. rent, &c. held of the king in chief of the honour of Boulogne by service of 1 knight and suit monthly at the court of Boulogne (honour).
Cambridge.Inq. Saturday after St. Barnabas, 55 Hen. III. (defective).
Grantecete. 52a. arable, 8a. meadow, 18s. 4d. rent, and a watermill, &c. held of the king of the honour of Boulogne by service of ¼ knight.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (15.)
783.William de Mares.
Writ, 22 Oct. 56 Hen. III. Inq. (undated)
John de Mares his brother, aged 24, is his heir.
[Kent.]Wycheling. 1 knight's fee (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by doing as pertains to the shield, and 10s. every 20 weeks for the guard the castle of Dover.
Sentlinge, Acmere and Selve. 2 knights' fees (extent given), held by doing for shield and guard of the said castle as above.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (16.)
784.Ralph Musard.
Writ, 12 Oct. Inq. Wednesday before SS. Simon and Jude, 56 Hen. III.
Nicholas Musard, his brother, aged 30 and more, is his heir.
Gloucester.Seynesbyri. 2 parts of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, pertaining to the barony of La Musardere, service unspecified.
La Musardere and Sudinton manors, held of the king in chief, service unspecified.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (17.)
785.Ralph de Ives alias Iuweaus.
Writs to Guy de Taunton and to the sheriff of Somerset, 4 Aug. Inq. Saturday before the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 56 Hen. III.
He had an aunt named Maud de Wyke, who is dead, and had children, but the jury know not which of them is the heir.
Somerset.Knolle Iuweaus manor, held of Henry del Ortyay, heir of Richard del Ortyay, who is in the king's wardship, by service of ½ knight's fee.
Northstok manor. 20a. pasture and more, held of Sir William de Monte Acuto, service unspecified.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (18.)
786.Thomas Gredley alias Grelley.
Writ of extent to the sheriff of Rutland, 27 May, on the petition of Robert Gredley, nephew and heir of the said Thomas, and his friends, showing that the king's son, Edmund, to whom the king had granted the wardship, had distributed the same amongst his friends (familiares), who neglect to furnish the heir as is fitting, and praying restitution. Extent, The eve of SS. Peter and Paul, 56 Hen. III.
Rutland.Wodeheved manor (extent given), (which is in the hand of Laurence de Sancto Mauro).
Similar writ to the sheriff of Oxford, 28 May. Extent Saturday the morrow of St. Botulph, 56 Hen. III.
Oxford.Piryton manor (extent given), (which is in the hand of the executors of Philip Basset).
Similar writ to the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 27 May, 56 Hen. III.
[Norfolk.]Extent (undated).
Tunstede manor (extent given), (which is in the hand of Richard de Wyk).
[Suffolk.]Extent (undated).
Wylaesham (alias Wyllauesham) manor (extent given), (which is in the hand of Laurence de Sancto Mauro).
C. Hen. III. File 40. (19.)
787.Robert de la Mare.
Writ, 25 July. Inq. Friday before St. Lawrence, 56 Hen. III.
Peter his son, aged 24, is his heir.
Wilts.Stupellaunton. 1/7 of the manor (extent given), held of the king in socage by service of 20s. yearly payable to the castle of Devises.
The men of Edmund, son of the King of Almain, will not permit the escheator to take seisin of the lands of the said Robert, which were of the fee of the said Edmund, in cos. Oxford and Gloucester.
C. Hen. III. File 40. (20.)

Footnotes

1 So given in the Calendar printed in 1806.