Inquisitions
1600

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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E. A. Fry (editor)

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1908

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268-279

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'Inquisitions: 1600', Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 3 (1908), pp. 268-279. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65907 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Juliana Penne, Widow.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 13 October, 42 Eliz. [1600] before Nicholas Moseley, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Juliana Penne, by the oath of William Crowche, widow, Edward Pillesworthe, Robert Durrant, Peter Noxton, Cuthbert Lee, Andrew Feylde, Humphrey Hooper, Edward Catcher, Michael Crowche, Thomas Pulforde, Elias Parrye and John Jenninges, who say that

Juliana Penne long before and on the day of her death was seised in her demesne as of fee of 1 messuage formerly in the tenure of Katherine Lytton, widow, situate in the parish of St. Peter the Less in the ward of Baynardes Castle in London: which said messuage is held of the Queen in chief by knight's service, but by what part of a knight's fee the jurors do not know, and is worth per ann., clear, 28s.

Juliana Penne died 14th November, 1592; Michael Hyckes, esq., is her son and next heir and was then aged 50 years and more. After the death the said messuage descended by right of inheritance to the said Michael who immediately entered into the same and took the profits thereof.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 261, No. 59.

Thomas Tirrell, Citizen and Grocer.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 13 October, 42 Eliz. [1600], before Nicholas Moseley, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Thomas Tirrell, late citizen and grocer of London, by the oath of William Crowche, Edward Pillesworthe, Robert Durrant, Peter Noxton, Cuthbert Lee, Andrew Feilde, Humphrey Hooper, Edward Catcher, Thomas Pulforde, William Abbott, Elias Parrye and John Jenninges, who say that

Thomas Tirrell was seised in his demesne as of fee of 5 messuages situate in the parish of St. Nicholas Colde Abbey, London; 3 messuages lying in the parish of St. Ethelburghe, London; 1 messuage, 1 garden, 31 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow and 31 a. of pasture in Mycham in co. Surrey; 2 messuages, 1 garden and 1 a. of land in Croydon in the said county; 2 messuages, and 1 garden and 6 a. of land and meadow lying in Westham in co. Essex; and 6. a. of land and meadow in Eastham in the said county.

So seised, the said Thomas Tirrell made his will 18th March last past, and thereby devised the said premises in London and in co. Surrey to Margaret Tirrell then his wife for the term of her life.

The messuages in the parish of St. Nicholas Colde Abbey are held of the Queen in chief by the service of the 20th part of a knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear, 5 marks. The 3 messuages in the parish of St. Ethelburgh are held of the Queen as of her manor of East Greenwich by fealty only and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, 20s. The premises in Mycham are held of the Queen in chief by the service of the 20th part of a knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear, £3. The premises in Croydon are held of the Queen as of her said manor of East Greenwich, but by what service the jurors know not: they are worth per ann., clear, 20s. The messuages and other the premises in Westham are held of the Queen as of her manor of Westham, by what services is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, 40s. The premises in Eastham are held of George Harvey, esq., as of his manor of Eastham Burnelles in co. Essex, by what services the jurors know not, and are worth per ann., clear, 20s.

Thomas Tirrell died in London 21 March last past; Thomas Tirrell is his son and next heir, and is now aged 31 years and more.

The said Margaret, late the wife of the said Thomas Tirrell the father still survives in London.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 261, No. 75.

William Fitzwilliam, Knight.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 22 January, 42 Eliz. [1600], before Nicholas Moseley, Mayor and escheator, after the death of William Fitzwilliam, knight, by the oath of William Crowche, Hugh Ingram, Robert Durant, Cuthbert Lee, George Holman, Andrew Feilde, Humphrey Hooper, Edward Catcher, Michael Crowche, Henry Earsley, Richard Crayforde, Elias Parry and Alexander Ashurste, who say that

William Fitzwilliam long before his death was seised in his demesne as of fee of 1 capital messuage situate in the parish of St. Botolph without Aldersgate, London, late in the tenure of the said William, and formerly in that of George Mynne, esq.; and all the houses, buildings, cellars, shops, gardens, orchards, ways, &c., &c., to the said capital messuage belonging, lying in the said parish in the suburbs of the City of London late in the tenure of Thomas Morison, deceased.

So seised, the said Sir William Fitzwilliam by deed dated 12 October, 39 Eliz. [1597], enfeoffed thereof Richard Chichester, gent., and his heirs for ever to the sole use of the said Sir William during his natural life; after his decease to the use of Dame Anne his wife for her natural life and for the term of 6 months next after her death; after the expiration of that term, to the sole use of William Fitzwilliam son and heir apparent of the said Sir William and the heirs of his body; for default, then to the use of the said Dame Anne and her heirs for ever, by virtue whereof and by force of the Statute of Uses the said Sir William was seised of the said premises, with remainders as above.

The said capital messuage is held of the Queen in chief by the 20th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £4.

Sir William Fitzwilliam died 22 June, 41 Eliz. [1599]; the said William Fitzwilliam is his son and next heir, and was then aged 40 years and more.

The said Dame Anne still survives at London.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 261, No. 83.

Agnes Hickman.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 5 June, 42 Eliz. [1600], before Nicholas Mosley, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Agnes Hickman, late the wife of William Hickman, esq., by the oath of William Crowche, John Jenninges, Robert Durrant, Peter Noxton, Cuthbert Lee, Andrew Feilde, Edward Catcher, Michael Crowche, Richard Kirkby, William Abbott, Nicholas Askwith, Elias Parry and John Cordell, who say that

Agnes Hickman long before her death was seised in her demesne as of fee as one of the daughters and coheirs of Christopher Draper late of London, knight, deceased, by hereditary descent, of the 3rd part of 1 capital messuage, cellars, buildings, yards and other houses of merchandize thereto belonging, situate in a certain street called Thames Street in London, in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East in the ward of or the Tower; the 3rd part of a wharf commonly called Drapers Key or Gibson's Key in Thames Street to the said messuage belonging, now or late in the tenure of William Wiggins; and the 3rd part of 2 messuages, with the buildings, cellars, houses, &c., thereto belonging abutting upon or adjacent to the said capital messuage, now or late in the tenure of John Brickett and Robert Nunne.

So seised the said Agnes on the 3rd day of January, 35 Eliz., married the said William Hickman, whereby they are jointly seised of the said premises in their demesne as of fee in right of the said Agnes.

And they being so seised, a fine was levied at Westminster from the day of Easter in 5 weeks, 36 Eliz. [1594], between Stephen Lunne, plt., and the said William Hickman and Agnes his wife, defts., of the said premises, whereupon the said William and Agnes acknowledged the said premises to be the right of the said Stephen and the same remised to him and his heirs for ever: which said fine was levied to the following use, viz. that the Master, fellows and scholars of Emanuel College in Cambridge and their successors shall have and yearly take, immediately after the levying of the said fine, out of the said 3rd part of the said premises, a yearly rent of £8 as of the gift of the said William and Agnes: to hold to them and their successors for ever. And as to the possession and inheritance of the said third part, to the use of the said William and Agnes and their heirs until the said Agnes by her deed or last will shall declare any other use; and after such declaration, the said fine shall be and the said Stephen Lunne and his heirs shall be seised to the use of such persons as the said Agnes shall wish, the said yearly rent of £8 always excepted, as by an indenture tripartite dated 20 April, 36 Eliz. [1594] made between the said William Hickman and Agnes his wife late the wife of Wolstun Dixie, knight, deceased, of the first part, the said Stephen Lunne, servant of the said William and Agnes, of the second part, and the said Master, Fellows and scholars of the said Emanuel College, Cambridge, of the third part, by virtue of which said fine and by force of the Statute of Uses the said William and Agnes were seised of the said 3rd part in their demesne as of fee.

So seised, the said Agnes made her will 24 April, 40 Eliz. [1598], with the consent of the said William Hickman her husband, and thereby bequeathed as follows: "I give my land that came to me by my father to my cosen Robert Draper the Apprentys and to his heyres".

The said 3rd part of the said capital messuage and other the premises is held of the Queen in chief by knight's service, but by what part of a knight's fee the jurors know not, and is worth per ann., clear, 40s.

Agnes Hickman died at Gaynesborough in co. Lincoln on the 22nd day of February, 42 Eliz. [1600] without any issue of her body; Benedicta Webbe, late the wife of William Webbe, knight, and Christopher Woodroffe, son and heir of Stephen Woodroffe and Bridget his wife, one of the coheirs of the said Sir Christopher Draper, knight, are her next heirs; the said Benedicta is aged 50 years and more, and the said Christopher 30 years and more.

The said Robert Draper, to whom the said premises descended, still survives and is aged 24.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 261, No. 89.

Christopher Osborne, Gentleman.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 16 May, 42 Eliz. [1600] before Edward Mosley, esq., deputy escheator, William Heigham, esq., William Moseley, gent., and William Necton, commissioners, after the death of Christopher Osborne, gent., by the oath of William Crowche, John Jenninges, Peter . . . Cuthbert Lee, Edward . . . Thomas Pulforde, Richard Crayford, William Abbott, and Elias Parry, who say that

Christopher Osborne long before his death was seised in his demesne as of fee of all that garden, ground and soil formerly 1 garden and now divided into 2 gardens, now in the tenure of Ralph Fytch, vintner and — Ascaino, and formerly in that of Edward Herenden, father of Edmund Herenden of London deceased . . . otherwise called Grey Friars in London; 1 other garden, ground and soil formerly in the tenure of Dr. Stony and now or late in that of John Southall, lying within the precincts of the Grey Friars . . . extending from the gate and wall made and adjoining the south end or corner of a messuage there formerly of Richard Boureman, formerly in the tenure of John Man, esq., and so in length between the wall of the said messuage and the place where the partition of the garden formerly . . . 26 feet of assize in length, and in breadth from the place where the said partition is made towards the said wall of the said messuage 8 feet of assize; also free entry and passage for the said Christopher Osborne and his heirs . . . high street in St. Nicholas Shambles by the small lane there leading to the gate at the Butchers hall corner, and thence in length by the palings of the garden in the tenure of the said Butchers as the way there now lies and is made, and thence direct to the garden . . . parts to be divided of all that marsh as well "In Marshe as Dutmarsh" called Sowe marshe alias Southmarshe, situate in the parishes of Northfambridge and Purlie in co. Essex; also all the houses, buildings, structures, &c., &c., thereto belonging. . . .

So seised, the said Christopher Osborne made his will dated 4 April, 41 Eliz. [1599] whereby he bequeathed as follows: . . . my executor to whom also I give the profits of all my lands in England for 10 years after my decease.

The said Christopher Osborne and Joan his wife were also seised to them and the heirs of the said Christopher for ever of all the manor of Northfambridge in co. Essex, and all the granges, messuages, &c., &c., thereto belonging, late parcel of the possessions of Henry late Earl of Essex, as by letters patent of the said Queen dated 28 July, in the 33rd year of her reign, more fully appears.

Long before the death of the said Christopher Osborne one Peter Osborne of London, esq., father of the said Christopher, was seised in his demesne as of fee of the manor of Southfambridge in co. Essex, and of the advowson, free gift and right of presentation of the rectory and Church of Southfambridge, and of all the messuages, lands, &c., thereto belonging in the said county; and so seised by indenture of 7 parts, dated 4 July, 30 Eliz. [1588] at London, and made between him the said Peter of the first part; Hugh Broughton, of London, preacher, William Fowler of Harnedge Grange in co. Salop, esq., Richard Fowler son and heir apparent of the said William Fowler, Francis Blith, Ambrose Rowse, esquires, and John Astell of Graies Inn, gent., of the 2nd part; John Osborne, son and heir apparent of the said Peter, of the 3rd part; Christopher Osborne, 2nd son of the said Peter, of the 4th part; Henry Osborne, 3rd son of the said Peter, of the 5th part; Richard Osborne, another son of the said Peter, of the 6th part; and Thomas Osborne, another of the sons of the said Peter, of the 7th part, it was agreed that in consideration of a marriage heretofore had between the said Peter Osborne and Anne then his wife and for part of her jointure if she should survive the said Peter and . . . Christopher, Henry, Richard and Thomas Osborne, younger sons of the said Peter, and to the heirs of their bodies the said Peter should stand seised of the said manor of Southfambridge and of the advowson and right of patronage of the rectory and Church of Southfambridge and of all the messuages, lands, &c., &c., to the said manor belonging to the use of him the said Peter and of the said Anne for their natural lives; and after their decease, then as to one 4th part of the said manor and other the premises to the use of the said Christopher Osborne and the heirs of his body; for default, to the use of the said . . . and Thomas Osborne and the heirs of their bodies: as to another 4th part thereof, to the use of the said Henry Osborne and the heirs of his body; for default, to the use of the said Christopher, Richard, and Thomas Osborne and the heirs of their bodies: as to another 4th part thereof, to the use of the said Richard Osborne and the heirs of his body; for default, to the use of the said Christopher, Henry and Thomas and the heirs of their bodies; and as to the other 4th part thereof, to the use of the said Thomas Osborne and the heirs of his body, and for default, to the use of the said Christopher . . . Osborne and the heirs of their bodies; and for default, to the use of the right heirs of the said Peter Osborne for ever: provided always that it might be lawful for the said Peter from time to time to alter or determine any of the uses or conditions mentioned in the said indenture: by pretext whereof and by force of the Statute of Uses, the said Peter and Anne were seised of the said premises, with remainder as above.

On the 11th day of December, 33 Eliz. [1590] at London, the said Peter by charter made between himself of the one part and the said Christopher Osborne, 2nd son of the said Peter, of the other part, reciting the said indenture and his power to revoke any uses, declared that all the said uses in the said 4th part of the said manor of Southfambridge should cease and be void.

Afterwards the said Peter by charter tripartite dated 12 December, 33 Eliz. [1590], made between himself of the one part, Humphrey Moselie of London, esq., of the 2nd part, and Christopher Osborne, gent., 2nd son of the said Peter and Joan his wife, daughter of the said Humphrey, of the 3rd part, reciting the said indentures, for the advancement of the said Christopher and the heirs of his body, and in consideration of the marriage heretofore had between the said Christopher and the said Joan and for a competent jointure to be assured to the said Joan, and to the intent that all the said 4th parts of the said manor and other the premises should remain in his name and blood agreed that he and his heirs should be seised of the said 4th parts to the use of him the said Peter and Anne his wife for the terms of their natural lives; after their decease, to the use of the said Christopher and Joan for the terms of their natural lives; after their decease, to the use of the heirs male of the said Christopher by the said Joan; for default, to the use of the heirs male of the body of the said Christopher; for default, to the use of the heirs of the said Christopher by the said Joan; for default, to the use of the heirs of the body of the said Christopher; for default, to the use of the said Henry, Richard and Thomas Osborne and the heirs of their bodies; and lastly, for default, to the use of the right heirs of the said Peter Osborne for ever: by pretext whereof and by force of the Statute of Uses the said Peter and Anne were seised of the said premises, with remainders as above.

The said Peter Osborne died at London long before the taking of this inquisition: the said Anne survived him and still holds the said manor of Southfambridge for the term of her life.

The said Christopher Osborne died seised of the remainder of the 4th part of the said manor: the said Joan survived him and is still thereof seised, the remainder thereof after her death being to John Osborne, son and heir of the said Christopher by the said Joan.

The said Richard and Thomas Osborne died without heirs of their bodies at London in the lifetime of the said Christopher.

The premises in the City of London are held of the Queen in chief by knight's service, but by what part of a knight's fee the jurors know not, and are worth per ann., clear, 26s. 8d. Of whom the marsh called Sowe or Southmarsh is held the jurors know not; it is worth per ann., clear, 40s. The manor of Northfambridge is held of the Queen by the 20th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £6 13s. 4d. Of whom the 4th part of the manor of Southfambridge, granted to the said Joan after the decease of the said Anne, and the other 4th part thereof which ought to remain to the said John Osborne are held the jurors know not: they are worth per ann., clear, 40s. Christopher Osborne died 17 April, 42 Eliz. [1600], John Osborne is his son and next heir and was then aged 7 years and 3 months.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 262, No. 124.

William Pawlett, Knight.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 22 November, 42 Eliz. [1599], before Nicholas Moseley, Mayor and escheator, after the death of William Pawlett, knight, Baron St. John, of Basinge, Earl of Wiltshire and Marquis of Winchester, by the oath of William Crowche, Hugh Ingram, John Jennynges, Robert Durant, Clement Buck, Cuthbert Lee, George Holman, Michael Crowche, Humphrey Hoper, Edward Catcher, James Taylor, Richard Craford, Nicholas Askwith, William Abbott and Elias Parry, who say that

William late Marquis of Winchester was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day that he died of the site of the lately dissolved house of the Augustine Friars within the City of London, and all the messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments within the precincts of the said house; the honor, castle, lordship and manor of Basinge in co. Southampton, the farm of the town of Basingstoke, 1 mess. or farm called Gregories in Basingstoke and 1 other farm called Wattesfords in Sherfield on Loddon, in the said county; the manors of Froylberye, Hollshott, Stratfeild Turges, Bramley with Horwellsland, Weston Patrick, Wynslade, Netherwallope, Anna Abbatis, Abberston, Hursborne Tarrant, Townhill, Kingescleere, Bromeshill beyond the park (ultra parcum) Itchenstoke and Itchin Abbatis in the said county of Southampton, the manor of the rectory of Kingescleere, the park of Warleham and the free chapel of Froylbery in the said county; the abbey of Letley with the borough and town of Letlye in the said county; the fee farms of the City of Winchester and the town of Andover in the said county; the granges of Samblehurst and Heryard Wyntney and the rectories of Ichinstoke and Heryerd in the said counties; a grain mill called the town mill in Andover; a yearly rent of 26s. 8d. issuing out of the rectory in Mydleton in the said county; the farms of Mattocke Forde and Okeland with the borough of Botley in the said county; 3 parts of the manor of Newenham in 4 parts to be divided, in the said county; and of a certain yearly rent of £20 called "Creacion money" of the Earl of Wiltshire yearly to be paid [by the] customars of the town of Southampton and 1 other rent of 25s. 9d. issuing out of the manor of Preshawe and Lomer in the said county; also of the manors of Fysherton Delamor, Chitterne Eddington, Romsey Tynhed, Romsey Eddington rectory and Tynhed rectory and the manor and farm of Imber in co. Wilts; a mill in Upton Touell now or late of Thomas Mountpesson in the said county of Wilts; the rectories of Eddington and Fysherton with all the tithes and oblations there, the hundred of Horwells Downe in the said county; the grange of Bratton; and the fee farm of Steple Ashton in the said county; also of the manors of Porstock, Farnham, Westchekerell, Hook, Frome Vauchurche, Mangerton, Batcombe, Wynterborne Stepleton and Hodercombe in co. Dorset; the manor or farm of Ashleye in the said county of Dorset, and 6 messuages in Overkencombe in the said county; the manors of Bigbury, Oldbury, Esteportlemouth, Hemston, Arrundell, Bryxham, Wollston and Yongecombe in co. Devon; a yearly rent of £6 in Hatch Arrundell in the said county of Devon; certain lands in Plymouth and a mill called Lary mill in the said county of Devon; the manors of Markwell, Pendrynn . . . lez and St. Tyes in co. Cornwall; and the manor of Stratfield Mortimer and 2 parks called the Great and the Little Park in cos. Southampton and Berks.

The said site and all other the premises within the city of London are held of the Queen, viz., parcel thereof in chief by knight's service, and the other part in free and common socage and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £6 2s. 8d. The honor, castle, lordship and manor of Basinge are held of the Queen in chief by knight's service, and are worth per ann., clear, £112 6s. 6d. The fee farm of the town of Basinge is held of the Queen in chief by knight's service and is worth per ann., clear, £51 6s. 8d. Of whom or by what service the farm called Gregories is held the jurors know not: it is worth per ann., clear, £58 18s. 5d. The farm in Sherfeild super Loddon called Wattesfordes is held of the bailliffs and honest men of the town of Basingstoke, by what service is not known, it is worth per ann., clear, £12 10s. 8d. The manor of Froylberye and the free chapel there are held of the Queen in chief by knight's service, and are worth per ann., clear, £12 4s. 8½d. The manor of Holshott is held of the Queen in chief by the 40th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £34 14s. 8d. The manor of Stratfeild Turges is held of . . . of Holshot by the yearly rent of 29s., and is worth per ann., clear, £12 6s. 6½d. Of whom and by what service the manor of Bramley with Horwells land is held the jurors do not know: it is worth per ann., clear, £24 8s. 9d The manor of Weston Patrick is held of the Queen as of her Duchy of Lancaster by the 60th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £12 5s. 8d. The manor of Wynslade is held of the said honor (?) of Basinge by half a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £7 17s. 6d. The manor of Netherwallop is held of the Queen in chief by knight's service and is worth per ann., clear, £45 13s. 5d. The manor of Anna Abbatis is held of the Queen inter alia, by the 20th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £32 2s. 0d. The manor of Hurseborne Tarrant is held of the Queen in chief by the 20th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £15 5s. 6d. The manor of Kingescleere is held of the Queen by the service of paying yearly 10s. at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Southampton and is worth per ann., clear, £21 3s. 6d. Of whom or by what service the manor of Townehill is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £13 9s. The manor of the rectory of Kingescleere is held of the Queen in chief by the 40th part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £26 8s. 0d. Of whom the manor of Bromeshill beyond the park and the park of Warleham are held the jurors do not know: they are worth per ann., clear, £7 3s. 8d. The manor and rectory of Ichinstoke are held of the Queen by the 10th part of a knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear, £27 3s. 10d. The manor of Abbots Ichin and the prebend there are held of the Queen in chief by the 20th part of a knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear, £37 3s. 5d. Of whom the . . . of Hounde and the abbey of Letlye with the borough and town of Letlye are held the jurors do not know: they are worth per ann., clear. . . . Of whom the fee farm of the city of Winchester is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £33 6s. 8d. Of whom the fee farm of the town of Andover is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £28 1s. 5d. The grange of Shamblehurst is held of the Queen by the . . . part of a knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £4 13s. 4d. The manor of Abberston is held of Thomas Bishop of Winchester (?) by what services the jurors know not: it is worth per ann., clear, £26 13s. 4d. Of whom the granges and rectories of Heryard and Wintney are held the jurors do not know: they are worth per ann., clear, £14 7s. 0d. The mill in Andover is held of the bailiffs and honest men of the . . . and is worth per ann., clear, £6. Of whom the farm of Mattockesford with the borough of Botley are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, 48s. Of whom the farm of Okeland is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, 100s. The 3 parts of the manor of Newenham are held of the bailliffs and burgesses of the town of . . . by what services is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £7 5s. 10d. Of whom the manor of Fisherton De la more is held the jurors do not know: it is worth per ann., clear, £42 7s. 8d. Of whom the manor of Chitterne is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £50 19s. 1¾d. The manors of Eddington Romsey, Tynhed Romsey, Eddington rectory and Tynhed rectory and the rectory of Eddington are held of the Queen (?) by knight's service. Of whom the fee farm of Steple Ashton and the grange of Bratton are held the jurors know not, and are worth together per ann., clear, . . . 14s. 8d. The manor and farm of Imber are held of the Queen in chief by the 40th part of a knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear. . . . Of whom the mill in Upton Lovell is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, 66s. 8d. Of whom the rectory of Fysherton is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £10 16s. 8d. Of whom the hundred of Horwells Down is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £4 7s. 7d. The manor of Porstock is held of the Queen in chief by fealty and the yearly rent of £18, and is worth per ann., clear, £9 10s. 0d. The manor of Farnham is held of the now dissolved monastery of . . . and is worth per ann., clear, £4 9s. 0d. The manor of Westchekerell is held of the Queen as of her Duchy of York by the service of 1 knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £3 6s. 8d. The manor of Hooke is held of the Queen by the moiety of 1 knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £43 7s. 10d. The manor of Frome Vauchurch is held of the Queen as of her monastery of Cearne, and is worth per ann., clear, £4 10s. 0d. The manor of Mangerton is held of the Queen as of her said Duchy of York, and is worth per ann., clear, . . . 13s. 4d. The manor of Batcombe is held of the Queen as of her late dissolved monastery of Milton and is worth per ann., clear, £17 18s. 0d. The manor of Winterborne is held of the Queen as of her Duchy of York by the service of 1 knight's fee, and is worth per ann., clear, £20. Of whom the manor of Ashleye is held the jurors know not: it is worth per ann., clear, £7 4s. 0d. Of whom the 6 messuages in Overkencombe are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, 46s. 8d. Of whom the manors of Bigbury and Oldbury are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, £56 8s. 10d. Of whom the manor of Estportlemouth is held the jurors do not know: it is worth per ann., clear, £20. Of whom the manor of Hempston Arrundell with the yearly rent in Hatch Arrundel are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, £20. . . . Of whom the manor of Brixham is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £10 19s 8d. Of whom the manors of Wellston and Youngecombe are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, £21 1s. 2d. Of whom the mill called La . . . mylle is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, 30s. Of whom the manor of Markewell is held the jurors know not: it is worth per ann., clear, £12 0s. 4d. Of whom the manor of Pendryms is held is not known: it is worth per ann., clear, £24. Of whom the said manor of . . . lez and the premises in St. Tyes in Aporthia are held is not known: they are worth per ann., clear, £41 8s. 8d. The manor of Stratfied Mortimer and the parks called the Little Park and the Great Park are held of the Queen in chief by 1 knight's fee, and are worth per ann., clear, £73 7s. 10d.

The said William late Marquis of Winchester died 23 November last past; William Lord St. John of Basinge Earl of Wiltshire and Marquis of Winchester is his son and next heir, and was then aged 30 years and more.

Chan. Inq. p. m., ser. 2, vol. 262, No. 125.



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