Close Rolls, Henry V: August 1413

Pages 28-29

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

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August 1413

Aug. 28.
To Robert Stucle escheator in Somerset. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor etc. hereinafter mentioned, delivering to John Kaynes any issues thereof taken since the death of Thomas Poulet; as the king has learned by divers inquisitions, taken by the escheator, that William Batecok otherwise Badecok chaplain, being seised of the manor of Codeworth otherwise Cudworth, six messuages and three carucates of land in Werthe and one carucate in Ludeneye which are parcel of the said manor, one carucate of land in Waltrescombe otherwise Wateryscombe, a messuage, 80 acres of land and half an acre of meadow in Sevenhampton Vaus otherwise called 'Sevenhampton Mary,' 100 acres of land in Aveneleseygh, tenements with appurtenances in Clyve and Dynyngton, one carucate of land in Charleton Makerell, a messuage and 20 acres of land in Charleton Adam, two tofts, two shambles and one close containing 8 acres of land in Montagw, 20 acres of land in Lybenershe, two messuages and a fulling mill in Cherde, a messuage, 300 acres of land, 20 acres of wood and 30s. of yearly rent in Assheweye, a messuage and 5 acres of land in Sevenhampton Michael otherwise called Sevenhampton Denys, a close containing 6 acres of pasture in Knolle called 'Asshylleyate,' 7 acres of meadow in Henton St. George and 4s. of yearly rent issuing from lands there held in fee by Avice who was wife of Stephen Derby knight, Ralph James and John Bevyn, all held of others than the king, did by charter give the same, among other lands, by name of his manors of Codeworth and Waltrescombe, all his lands, rents and services in the aforesaid towns, and all his lands, rents, services and reversions in Somerset, to Thomas Kaile, son and heir of John Kaile, and to the heirs of his body, with remainder to Idonea sister of Thomas and to the heirs of her body, remainder to John Kaynes, his heirs and assigns, that Thomas Kaile was thereof seised in fee tail, and died so seised without issue, that the said Idonea entered by virtue of her remainder, and took to her husband John Poulet, that they had issue John and Thomas Poulet, that John Poulet the father, and after him Idonea died so seised, and by the form of the gift the premises descended to John Poulet the son, that he died without issue, and the same descended to Thomas Poulet as his brother and heir, that he died without issue, and that after his death the same ought to remain to John Kaynes and his heirs; and after the death of the said Idonea, who held other lands in chief, the premises came to the late king's hands by reason of the nonage of John Poulet the son and Thomas Poulet, who both died within age in ward of the late king.
To Henry Foleforde escheator in Devon. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor of Holcombe Bernarde otherwise called Holcombe Burnell, held of others than the king, which the said chaplain gave as aforesaid by name of the manor of Holcombe Bernarde.
Aug. 3.
To the warden of the Tower of London or his lieutenant. Order to deliver the king of Scotland and the master of Fitz of Scotland, who are in custody in the Tower by command of the king, to the constable of Wyndesore castle or his lieutenant, to be kept in custody there until further order. By K.