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Close Rolls, Edward III: December 1366

Pages 259-260

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

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December 1366

Membrane 3.
Dec. 4.
Westminster.
To John de Evesham escheator in the counties of Oxford and Suthampton. Order to cause John son and heir of John de Burgherssh tenant in chief to have seisin of the lands of his father taken into the king's hand by his death; as the said John the son has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. [27208.]
To John de Olneye escheator in Bukinghamshire. Like order, as John son and heir of John de Burgherssh has proved his age before John de Evesham. By p.s. (as above).
Dec. 4.
Westminster.
To Roger de Wolfreton escheator in Essex. Order to cause John son and heir of John de Burgherssh to have seisin of the manors of Hatfeld Peverel and Wytham, kept in the king's hand by the death of Margery who was wife of Edmund Bacon tenant in chief and by reason of the said John's nonage, and now in the king's hand; as on 14 May in the 35th year of the reign, in a partition made between William de Molyns and Margery his wife one of the daughters and heirs of the said Edmund and the said John, son and heir of John de Burgherssh and Maud (fn. 1) his wife the other daughter and heir of the said Edmund, of the lands which the said Margery wife of Edmund held in dower or otherwise for life of the heritage of the said heirs, by their assent the king assigned to the said William and Margery the manors of Gresham co. Norffolk and Oulton co. Suffolk to the purparty of Margery, commanding livery thereof to be given them, and the manors of Hatfeld Peverel and Wytham co. Essex, Brune co. Cambridge and Kyngeseye cos. Bukingham and Oxford for the purparty of the said John, keeping the same in his hand; and the said John has now proved his age before John de Evesham escheator in Oxfordshire, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. (as above)
The like to the following:
John de Olney escheator in Bukinghamshire and Cambridgeshire, concerning the manors of Brune and Kyngeseye.
John de Evesham escheator in Oxfordshire, concerning the manor of Kyngeseye.
Dec. 4.
Westminster.
To Roger de Wolfreton escheator in Norffolk and Suffolk. Order to cause John son of John de Burgherssh, and cousin and heir of William de Kerdeston tenant in chief, to have seisin of the lands of the said William his grandfather taken into the king's hand by his death; as the said John has proved his age before John de Evesham escheator in Oxfordshire, and the king has taken his homage and fealty.
By p.s. (as above)
The like to the following:
William de Reygate escheator in Yorkshire.
Walter de Kelby escheator in Lincolnshire.
John de Olneye escheator in Cambridgeshire.

Footnotes

  • 1. She was daughter of William de Kerdeston by Margaret his wife daughter of Edmund Bacon. See the inquisitions, and compare the writ of privy seal, where Edmund Bacon is said to be proavus of the heir.