Close Rolls, Henry V: December 1414

Pages 172-173

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry V: Volume 1, 1413-1419. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.

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December 1414

Dec. 4.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order not to trouble John son of John de Peyton esquire, or suffer him to be troubled for his homage; as upon the finding of an inquisition, taken by Philip Ingelfelde escheator in Essex, that Thomas Priour, John Danyell of Yeselham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Moris, John Burgoyne, John Stanforde clerk and Thomas atte Ponde clerk were seised of the manor and advowson of Esthorp and the hundred of Lexenden, and held the same of the late king in chief, the manor by the service of three knights' fees and the hundred by fee farm of 4 marks a year, and that by charter indented they gave the same to Margaret who was wife of John de Peyton knight for her life, with remainder to John son of John de Peyton esquire and of Grace his wife (fn. 1) and to the heirs of his body, for a fine paid in the hanaper the king respited the homage of John the son to a day now past; and the king has taken his homage. By p.s. [362.]


  • 1. Johanni filio Johannis de Peyton armigeri et Gracie uxoris eius. But the corresponding writ above, p. 163, reads et Gracie uxori eius. In the warrant the word is so abbreviated that the termination is lost.