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Close Rolls, Henry VI: December 1435

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VI: Volume 3, 1435-1441. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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December 1435

Membrane 11. (fn. 1)
Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Essex. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with 8 acres of meadow, 18 acres of pasture and 12s. of rent called 'bures' in Wrytele and Wydforde, delivering to Richard Golle and Nicholas Chirche any issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken before John Iwardeby late escheator, that Joan who was wife of Bartholomew Bacoun knight at her death held the premises in dower by assignment of the said Richard and Nicholas and of Robert Maltby, John Kyrkeby and William Walpoll now deceased, and that the same are not held of the king.
Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Suffolk. Order to take the fealty of Simon Felbrygge, Brian Stapulton knights, William Paston of Paston and Richard Golle, and to give them livery of the manors and advowsons hereinafter mentioned; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Thomas Brews late escheator, that Joan who was wife of Bartholomew Bacoun knight at her death held no lands in that county in chief in her demesne as of fee nor in service, nor of others, but that Philip de Hevenyngham, William Corby parson of Everwartoun and John Gerveys chaplain were seised of the manor and advowson of Everwartoun, and in time of King Richard II with his licence gave the same to the said Bartholomew and Joan then his wife and to the heirs of the said Bartholomew, that John Hevenyngham knight was seised of the manor and advowson of Broomdavillers, known as well by name of the manor of Beauchamp as by that of Broomdavillers, and in the said king's time without his licence gave the same to the said Bartholomew and Joan and to the heirs of the said Bartholomew, that the said Bartholomew died so seised in the life time of the said Joan without issue, wherefore the reversion after her death descended to Isabel who was wife of Oliver Calthorp knight as his sister and heir, that the said king by letters patent after pardoned that trespass, granting that the said Joan should hold the manor and advowson of Broomdavillers for her life with remainder to the right heirs of the said Bartholomew, that in the life time of the said Joan the said Isabel without licence of the king granted among other things to the said Simon, Brian, William Paston and Richard and to Miles Stapulton knight, Robert Malteby esquire, William Walpole and Nicholas atte Chirche all now deceased and to their heirs the reversion of the manor and advowson of Broomdavillers, by name of the manor of Beauchamp with appurtenances in Ocle co. Suffolk, Thuston, Thrandeston and Broom, and the reversion after the said Joan's death of the manor and advowson of Everwartoun, that the said Joan attorned tenant to them, and that by her death and by reason of the said trespass those manors and advowsons were taken into the king's hand; and for a fine paid in the hanaper the king has pardoned that trespass, further granting that the said Simon and the others may have the premises again and hold the same to them and their heirs without impeachment, and for 6s. 8d. therein paid has respited their homages until Midsummer day next.

Footnotes

  • 1. The face of membrane 12 is blank.