Close Rolls, Edward III: November 1346

Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 8, 1346-1349. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1905.

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'Close Rolls, Edward III: November 1346', in Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 8, 1346-1349, (London, 1905) pp. 134. British History Online [accessed 18 April 2024]


November 1346

Nov. 30.
The Tower.
To Thomas de Aspale, escheator in co. Southampton. Order to take the fealty of Joan late the wife of Richard le Beel, according to the form of a schedule enclosed with these presents, and not to intermeddle further with the moiety of a messuage and 60 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 37s. 10½d. rent in Westynton, in the manor of Mapelderham, restoring the issues thereof, certifying the king of that fealty in chancery, as by letters patent the king pardoned her the trespass which she and Richard committed in acquiring the premises of Margaret daughter of John de Rydynge, who held them in chief, and of entering the moiety without the king's licence, and the king granted that Joan should hold that moiety according to the form of that acquisition, and by inquisition taken by the escheator it is found that Richard at his death was jointly enfeoffed with Joan of the said moiety in chief by the service of coming to the views of frankpledge twice yearly at Mapelderham, and that Richard held other lands in his demesne as of fee in that county, of other lords than the king, by divers services.