Close Rolls, Edward III: March 1365

Pages 100-101

Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 12, 1364-1369. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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March 1365

March 20.
Order to the sheriff of Stafford to cause a coroner to be elected instead of Richard Lovesone, who is too infirm to perform the duties of that office.
Order to the sheriff of Stafford to cause a coroner to be elected instead of William le Hunte, who has no lands in the county whereof he may answer according to the statute.
Like order to the said sheriff concerning the removal of William de Thykkenes and Thomas de Pype.
March 25.
To Richard de Wydeville escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to take the fealty of Roger de Louth according to the form of a schedule enclosed, to make a partition of the manor and advowson of Wykhamond into two parts in presence of the said Roger, Margery his wife, William de Cogenho and Elizabeth his wife, if upon warning they will attend, and to cause the said Roger and Margery, William and Elizabeth to have seisin of the purparties thereof falling to the said Margery and Elizabeth respectively, saving to the king the relief to him due, sending the partition to be enrolled in chancery; as it is found by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Joan who was wife of John de Wolverton knight at her death held no lands in that county in chief in her demesne as of fee, but as jointly enfeoffed with the said John sometime her husband (likewise deceased) held the said manor and advowson with reversion to Margery and Elizabeth as daughters and heirs of John, being of full age, and that the premises are held in chief as parcel of the barony of Wolverton; and the king has taken the homage and fealty as well of the said William by reason of issue between him and Elizabeth as of John Hunte sometime husband of Margery by reason of issue between them begotten for the lands of the said John [de Wolverton].