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Close Rolls, Henry IV: November 1406

Pages 164-165

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: Volume 3, 1405-1409. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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November 1406

Membrane 29.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Kent. Order to give John son and heir of John de Arundell knight the younger (iunioris) seisin of all lands of his father, and such lands of his heritage as were held in her demesne as of fee, in fee tail or for life by Eleanor who was wife of John de Arundell knight the elder; as the said John, being cousin and heir of the said Eleanor his said father's mother, proved his age before John Boys late escheator in Buckinghamshire, and the king has taken his homage and fealty due for all the lands aforesaid. By p.s. [5109.]
Like writs to the escheators in the following counties:
Gloucestershire and the march of Wales adjacent.
Somerset and Dorset.
Wiltesir.
Surrey.
Nov. 8.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Yorkshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the castle and manor of Wilton with the members, namely Cotum, Lakenby, Laysyngby and Thorpkilton, a toft and two bovates of land in Upsale by Ormesby, a messuage and eight bovates of land in Laysyngby, a messuage, two bovates of land and 2½ acres of meadow in Punchunthorp, the manor of Bulmere extending over the town of Bulmere and Welburne, ten messuages and eighteen bovates of land in Attyngwyke in Holdernesse, the manors of Boythorp and Thornton under Isbergh and five bovates of land in Litelbergh and Foxholes, delivering up any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Ralph Bulmere knight at his death held the same as jointly enfeoffed with Agnes his wife, yet living, the said castle, manor, members, toft, messuages and lands by feoffment of Thomas de Spaunton, John Weston chaplains and William Fulthorp of Lethom to them and the heirs of their bodies by name of the castle, manor and lordship of Wilton and all other the lands, rents and services in Cotum, Lakenby, Laysyngby, Upsale by Ormesby, Punchunthorp and elsewhere in the wapentake of Langebergh which the grantors had by gift of the said Ralph, the said manor of Bulmere, messuages and lands by feoffment of the said Thomas Spaunton, John Wastille and William Fulthorpe to them and the heirs of their bodies by name of the manor of Bulmere and all lands, rents and services, commodities, profits and easements in Bulmere, Welburne and Attyngwyke which the grantors had by gift of the said Ralph, and the other manors and lands by name of all lands, rents, services, commodities, profits and rights in the towns or hamlets of Boythorp, Litelbergh, Foxholes and Thornton under Isbergh which the said grantors had by gift of the said Ralph, and that all are held of others than the king.
To the escheator in Norhamptonshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning six virgates of land in Herleston, Heyforde, Bryngton and Colyngtrogh and the third presentation of the advowson of Heyforde church after the turn of Robert Lumley who made the last presentation, likewise held jointly with remainder to George Bulmer son of the said Ralph and Agnes and to the heirs male of his body by virtue of a feoffment made to them for their lives by Thomas de Spaunton, John Weston chaplains and William Fulthorp of Lethom by name of all lands etc. in the towns and hamlets of Herleston and Heyforde, and all other lands etc. in that county which the grantors had by gift of the said Ralph, the same being held of others than the king.