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Close Rolls, Henry VI: November 1436

Pages 83-84

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

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November 1436

Nov. 4.
Westminster.
To John Michell mayor of the city of London and escheator therein. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with a tenement and quay adjacent in 'Brecaxlane' in the parish of Allhallows upon the Solar in 'Thamystrete' London, delivering to Thomas son of Bartholomew atte Wode any issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Henry Frowyke late mayor and escheator, that John Enot at his death held no lands in the mayor's bailiwick in fee simple of the king nor of others, but that Thomas Lincoln, Robert Luton draper and Richard Osbarne citizens of London were seised of the said tenement and quay, which is held of the king in free burgage, and by charter indented made a demise thereof to Thomas son of William Enot citizen and draper of London and to the heirs of his body, with remainder to William son of the said William and to the heirs of his body, remainder to the said John, being the bastard son of William Enot the father, and to the heirs of his body, remainder to William son of John Holden of the parish of Hunton co. Kent and to the heirs of his body, remainder to Lawrence, Thomas and Roger sons of the said Bartholomew, their heirs and assigns, by name of a tenement and quay in the said lane and parish sometime of Simon de Wynchecombe citizen and armourer of London between tenements sometime of Gregory de Rokesle on the east and of Henry Darcy on the west, the high street on the north and the river Thames on the south, which the grantors and William Enot late draper of London had by feoffment of John Seymour, John Clee draper, William Herston, Matthew Rede and Richard Persoun citizens of London, that Thomas son of William Enot and William the son are dead without issue, that after their death John Enot was thereof seised in fee tail, and died seised of that estate and none other, that William son of John Holden died without issue before the death of John Enot, that Lawrence son of the said Bartholomew likewise died in his life time without issue, that Thomas son of Bartholomew is yet living and of the age of fifty years and more, that Roger the third son likewise died in the life time of John Enot, and had issue a son John of the age of twenty four years and more, and that John Enot has no heir for that he was a bastard.
To the escheator in Kent. Order to take the fealty of Thomas son of Bartholomew atte Wode, and to give him livery of a third part of the manor of 'Westbramlynge' otherwise Pympe, and the issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken before the escheator, that John Enot at his death held no lands in Kent in fee simple of the king or of others, but that John Clee, Richard Amory, Robert Luton and Richard Orgare were seised of that third part, and with licence of the king made a demise thereof to Thomas son of William Enot and to the heirs of his body, with remainder to Robert son of the said William and to the heirs of his body, remainder to William son of the said William and to the heirs of his body, remainder to Margaret daughter of William the father and to the heirs of her body, remainder to Alice daughter of the said William and to the heirs of her body, remainder to Margaret late the wife of William the father for her life, remainder to John Enot etc. with remainders over (as in the last), that Thomas, Robert, William, Margaret and Alice sons and daughters of William the father are dead without issue, and Margaret his wife is dead, that after their death John Enot was seised of the said third part in fee tail, and died seised of that estate and none other, that William son of John Holden died in his life time without issue, that Lawrence and Roger sons of the said Bartholomew died in the life time of John Enot, and the said Thomas his son is yet living, and that the said third part is held in chief by the service of the third part of one knight's fee; and the king has taken the homage of the said Thomas. By p.s. [3413.]