Assize Roll 1210. Divers Counties.
55 Henry III.
Assizes taken at Lancastre on Sunday in the
vigils of S. Matthew the Apostle in the
fifty-fifth year [of the reign of King Henry
son of King John] [20th September 1271] before
John de Cokefeld.
Novel disseisin—John de Burgh junior v. John de Burgh
senior and Walter de Rocheford re the manors of Mellinges
and Horneby &c. and lands there and in Wra, Wraton,
Wenigton, Ergum, Lochawe, Estrodes, Tunstall and
John de Burgh senior by Peter de Huntingefeud his bailiff, for
himself and Walter, says that no action lies: for Hubert de Burgh, his
father, acquired the manors etc. with one Margaret his wife, to hold
to them and the heirs of their bodies; and after the death of Hubert
Margaret held them all her life; and after her death the said John
entered as son and heir of Hubert, in right of inheritance, and ever
hitherto has held the manor etc.; and John de Burgh junior was never
in seisin so that he could be disseised. And . . .
[Case ends abruptly].
56 Henry III.
Assizes taken at Lancaster on the morrow of
the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed
Virgin in the year of Grace 1271 [3 February
1271–2, 56 Henry III] before Peter de Chester
and his fellow Justices in Eyre.
No Roll is now know to exist. There is a direct reference to
this Eyre on Assize Roll 1265, m. 4, which see.