Close Rolls, Henry VI: December 1437

Pages 144-145

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 1437

Dec. 18.
Kennington manor.
To the receiver of the duchy of Cornwall, the farmers or any other the occupiers thereof for the time being. Order to pay to Thomas Staunton the king's esquire, one of the marshals of his hall, 10l. (sic) a year for life; as the king has granted to him for life the office of riding or master forester of his forest or chace of Dertmore co. Devon, to be occupied by himself or by deputy, taking 10 marks a year for his fee, with all other profits etc.
Et erat patens.
Membrane 15.
Dec. 4.
To the escheator in Yorkshire. Order to take the fealty of Richard Redman, and to give him seisin of a moiety of the manor of Harrewode; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Guy Rouclyf late escheator, that Richard Redman knight died seised of that moiety by grant of John Ingelby and William Asthorp, made with licence of the king to him and Elizabeth his wife, likewise deceased, for their lives, with remainder to Matthew their son, likewise deceased, and to the heirs male of his body, and that it is held in chief by the service of a fourth part of one knight's fee; and by another inquisition, taken before John Thwaytes late escheator, it is found that Richard Redman son of the said Matthew is his next heir; and he proved his age before the said late escheator, and for 10s. paid in the hanaper the king has respited his homage until the quinzaine of Trinity next.
Dec. 5.
To the escheator in Gloucestershire. Order to give John Throgmerton the younger and Isabel his wife, daughter and heir of Edward Brugge esquire, seisin of her father's lands; as the said John proved her age before John Langle late escheator, and the king has taken his fealty.
To the escheator in Worcestershire. Like order; as the said John proved the age of the said Isabel before the late escheator in Gloucestershire.