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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550

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Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 1, Henry VII. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1898.

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550

501 HENRY LOVELL, knt.
Inq. Virtute Officii 24 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 500.
KENT. Manor of Est Wykham, worth 8l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (41.)
502 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 16 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 500.
SURREY. Forty acres of land in Rotherhithe, worth 4l., held of John, Abbot of St. Saviour’s, Bermondesey, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (42.)
503 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 1 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 500.
WARW. Manor of Bydford, worth 8l., and the manor of Brome, worth 100s., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (43.)
504 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY, knt.
Inq. Virtute Officii the last day of October, 5 Hen. VII.
John Greyby, John Croffton, Edmund Thorn, and William Brampston, gave the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Crawley to William Lovell, knt., father of the said Henry, Lord Morley, in tail male, with remainder to one Henry Lovell, brother of the said William Lovell, knt., in tail male, with remainder in default to the right heirs of William, Lord Lovell, father of the said William Lovell, knt.
The said William Lovell, knt., the son, was seised of the said moiety accordingly in fee tail, and on his death it descended to the said Henry Lovell, Lord Morley, as his son and heir, who was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail per formam doni. And being so seised the said Henry took to wife, at Wyngfeld, co. Suffolk, Elizabeth, daughter of John, Duke of Suffolk, but afterwards died without issue. And as he was the only issue male of his father, and died himself without issue, and as the said Henry Lovell, brother of the said William Lovell, knt., died without issue, Francis Lovell, knt., is cousin and heir of the said William, Lord Lovell, the father, viz. son of John, his son; which Francis Lovell, knt., was attainted in the Parliament held at Westminster, 7 Nov., 1 Hen. VII.
The said Henry Lovell, Lord Morley, died 13 June last. Alice wife of William Parker, knt., aged 22 and more, is both his sister and heir and next heir of the body of the said William Lovell, knt., the son.
BUCKS. A moiety of the manor of Crawley, worth 10l., held of the King, as of the hundred of Lathbery, by fealty and 12d. rent yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (44.)
505 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 26 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 504.
WILTS. Manor of Updon Lovell, worth 21l. 10s., held of the Lord de Hungyrford, as of the hundred of Haynysbury, by fealty, for all service.
Manor of Bredhurst, worth 12l., held of the Abbess of Wylton, service unknown.
Manor of Herdescot, or Hardyscot, worth 3l., held of the King, as of the manor of Wandeborough, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (45.)
506 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ torn; inq. 24 Sept., 5 Hen. VII.
A fine was levied in the octave of St. John the Baptist, 6 Edw. IV, between Richard Fouler and Thomas Wode, querents, and Ralph Boteler and Alice his wife, deforciants, of, inter alia, the under-mentioned manor and lands, to the use of the said Ralph and Alice, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to Henry Lovell, esq., in tail, with remainder in default to William Lovell, Lord Morley, in tail. The said Henry Lovell died without issue, and afterwards the said Ralph and Alice died likewise without issue, whereupon the said William, Lord Morley, entered on the said premises, which on his death descended to the said Henry, Lord Morley, as his son and heir.
Other findings as in No. 491.
OXFORD. Manor of Stanlake, with 4 messuages, 40a. land, 3 tofts, 12a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 20a. …. and …. rent, in Stanlake, worth 100s., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (46.)
507 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ 28 June, 4 Hen. VII; inq. Saturday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 2 April, 4 Hen. VII, he gave the under-mentioned manors of Buxton and Hengham, and the hundred of Fourehough, whereof he was seised in fee, to Henry Heydon, and William Boleyn, knts., Simon Wiseman, William Gurnay the younger, and Thomas Wodehous the elder, esqs., and Thomas Thorusby, for the payment of his debts out of the yearly profits thereof, and after such payment, to the use of his last will.
Eleanor, late the wife of William, Lord Morley, was seised of the other under-mentioned manors, &c., in fee tail, viz. to herself and the heirs of her body. She had issue the said Henry, Lord Morley, and Alice, now the wife of William Parker, knt. On her death the said Henry entered on the said premises, as her son and heir.
He died, without issue, 6 June, 4 Hen. VII. The said Alice, aged 24 and more, is his sister and heir, and daughter and heir of the said Eleanor.
NORF. Manors of Buxton and Hengham, and the hundred of Fourehough, worth 24l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
Manor of Aldeby, and the advowson of the church of Wyndell, worth 10l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
Manor and advowson of Folsham, and the advowson of the church of Byntre, worth 20 marks, held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, by knight-service.
Manor and advowson of Swanton Morley, worth 12l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
Manor and advowson of Hokkeryng, worth 10 marks, held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
Manor of Matesale, worth 20l., held of the Bishop of Ely, by knight-service.
Manor of North Tudenham, worth 8l., held of the said Bishop, by knight-service.
Manor of Morley, worth 7l., held of the King, by knight-service.
The hundred of Eynesford, worth 5l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
The advowson of the church of Brandon.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (47.) E. Series II. File 605. (4.)
508 HENRY LOVELL, knt., LORD MORLEY.
Writ 28 June, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 25 Sept., 5 Hen. VII.
He held at his death, 13 June last, the under-mentioned manor and lands by hereditary right, viz. to himself and his heirs. Alice, wife of William Parker, knt., aged 22 and more, is his sister and heir.
HERTS. Manor of Walkern, with a messuage, 200a. land, 140a. pasture, 20a. meadow, and 10a. wood in Barley belonging to the said manor, worth 15l. 11s., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (48.)
509 HENRY LOVELL, LORD MORLEY.
Writ 28 June, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Sept., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 508.
ESSEX. Manor of Halyngbury Morley, a messuage called ‘Imberlynges,’ and 20a., by estimation, of land in Halyngbury, together with the advowson of the church of Halyngbury, worth 21l., held of the King in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (49.)
510 WILLIAM MOUNTAGU, esq.
Writ 1 July, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 2 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
One John Fitzjames the elder, and John Bosgrove, being seised of the under-mentioned manor of Sutton Mountague in fee, gave, by the names of John Fitzjames, esq., and John Bosgrove, an annuity of 40s. out of the said manor to John Pyke the younger, to him and his assigns, for the term of his life, to be paid quarterly as follows, viz. 26s. 8d. yearly at Christmas, Easter, Midsummer, and Michaelmas, equally, and 13s. 4d. yearly after the death of the said William Mountague, and of Alice Mountague his wife, who survives, by equal payments at the said feasts, with power of distraint; which annuity of 26s. 8d., parcel of the said annuity of 40s. so granted him, the said John Pyke has been paid up to date.
The said John Fitzjames, esq., and John Bosgrove being seised of the said manor, as above, charged with the said annuity, demised it to the said William and Alice, before their intermarriage, by the names of William Mountague of Slo, esq., and Alice Gilbert, late the wife of William Gilbert, to hold together with the under-mentioned messuages and land in Crowthorne, to them and the heirs and assigns of William.
The said William Mountague, being seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c., in Quene Cammell and Sheryston in fee, enfeoffed John Soper and John Hoke thereof, who being seised thereof accordingly in fee, demised the said messuages and land to the said William for the term of his life, with remainder to William Mountague, his son and heir, and Katharine, wife of the said William the son, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to the right heirs of William the father. The said William, the son, died in his father’s lifetime, but the said Katharine survives, and is seised of the premises in fee tail.
He died on St. Bodulph the Abbot’s day last, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Slo, &c., in fee. Robert Mountague, aged 15 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son and heir of William Mountague, his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Sutton Mountague, worth 12l., held by service of 1/3 of a knight’s fee, of Edward, Earl of Salisbury, who is in the King’s custody during his minority.
Two messuages in Crowthorne, worth 12s., held of the said Earl, by fealty and 12d. rent, for all service.
Five acres of land in Crowthorne, worth 20d., held of Roger Norman, service unknown.
Ten messuages, 120a. land, 40a. meadow, 40a. pasture, and 10s. rent in Quene Cammell, worth 4l., held of Margaret, Countess of Richmond, service unknown.
A messuage and 8a. meadow in Sheryston, or Shereston, worth 20s., held of Amyas Poulet, knt., service unknown.
Manor of Slo, 8 messuages in Whitestrete, 40a. land in Englestrete, 2 messuages in Huntham, 40a. land in Wrentagge, or Wrantage, 40a. land in Lyllysdon, and a messuage and 100a. land in Cory within the hundred of North Cory, worth 10l., held of the Dean and Chapter of Bath and Wells, service unknown.
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511 ISABEL, COUNTESS OF DEVON, as in No. 472.
Writ 5 March, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 25 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 116.
Death and heirs as in No. 472.
GLOUC. A fourth part of the manors of Teynton and Kylcote, worth 6 marks, held of Richard Ferrers, esq., service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (51.) E. Series II. File 339. (3.)
512 ISABEL, COUNTESS OF DEVON, as in No. 472.
Writ 5 March, 4 Hen. VII; inq. the last day of October, 5 Hen. VII.
John Barre, knt., her father, was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Knebbeworth, &c., and lands, &c., in Thebruge, &c., in fee, and died so seised. After his death Thomas Bourgchier the elder, knt., and the said Isabel his wife, entered on the said manors and lands, in her right, as his daughter and heir; they had issue a daughter Isabel, who is dead without issue. And afterwards a fine was levied between one William Kynardesley, clk., and William Payforer, querents, and the said Thomas Bourgchier and Isabel, deforciants, of the said manors and lands, to the use of the said Thomas and Isabel, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to the heirs of her body, with remainder in default to the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to Thomas Bourgchier the younger, knt., Humphrey Talbot, knt., William Pykenham, clk., Davyd ap Guillim Morgan, esq., John Mountford, clk., John Lyle, esq., Robert Stowell, esq., William Taye, Thomas Balles, and John Nalton, to the use of the said Thomas Bourgchier [the elder], his heirs and assigns.
The said Thomas and Isabel were seised in her right of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Ayot in fee tail, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John Barre. She died without heir of her body, and the said Thomas survived her and is seised of the said manor and advowson in his demesne as of frank tenement by the curtesy, with reversion to Edmund Cornwaill, knt., and others (as in No. 472).
Death and heir as in No. 472.
HERTS. Manor and advowson of Knebbeworth, the manors of ‘le Threhous’ and Waters, 14 messuages, 4 tofts, 8 gardens, 13 carucates of land, 100a; land, 20a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 40a. wood, and 26l. rent in Thebruge, Brydell, Westwik, Quathamsted, Bishop’s Hatfeld, Codicote, Knebbeworth, Kynges Walden, Kymyton, Burley, Stevenache, Gravele, Wilmondley, Wylyen, Baldok, Radewell, Caldecote, Cherleton, Dynesley, Barnet, Northawe, Cheshunt, Hertford, St. Albans, Hychyn, Dacheworth, Ware, Amwell, and Buntyngford, worth 36l., held of the Lord Lyle, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Ayot Seint Laurens, worth 26l., held of the King, as of the honor of Maundevile, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by homage, fealty, and the service of a sparrow-hawk on the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula yearly, or 2s. for the said hawk.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (52.)
513 ROBERT CAMELL.
Writ de Amotus 4 May, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 15 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
He died the last day of January, 3 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor and lands in fee. William Cammell, aged 50 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Wolston Gyan, worth 6l., held of the heirs of Richard Nevyle, late Earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Gerlyngton, otherwise called Yarlyngton, co. Somers., by fealty and suit of court of the said manor, for all service.
A tenement and toft in Crokerne, and 26a. land thereto belonging, held of the heirs of Thomas Courteney, late Earl of Devon, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (53.) E. Series II. File 892. (7.)
514 ROBERT CAMELL.
Writ de Amotus 4 May, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 16 Sept., 5 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned messuages and land in Kyndeston, Suddon, Runggeforde, Wymbourne Plecy, and Wymbourne Minster, to one William Swayn, and others, who by his direction gave the said premises to William Cammell, his son and heir apparent, and Joan his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his own right heirs.
He gave the under-mentioned manor of West Perle and lands in Marnhyll to one Thomas Husee of Wychampton, esq., William Sowthstrete, and William Assheley, who at his request gave the said manor and lands to him, and Alice his wife, who survives, and his heirs.
He died the last day of January, 3 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Mores in fee. William Cammell, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
DORSET. Manor of Mores, worth 3l., held of the heirs of Richard, late Duke of York, by fealty only.
A toft, 100a. land, 6a. meadow, 40a. pasture, and 50a. heath in Kyndeston, worth 3l., held of the heirs of Richard Nevyle, late Earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Canforde, by fealty only.
A messuage, 40a. land, 6a. meadow, 60a. pasture, 50a. heath, and 6a. wood in Suddon and Runggeforde, worth 30s., held of the Abbot of Byndon, by fealty.
A tenement in Up Wymbourne Plecy, and 20a. land, 2a. meadow, and 6a. pasture in Up Wymbourne aforesaid, worth 8s., held of the heirs of John Plecy, late lord of the said manor, by fealty and suit of the hundred of Up Wymbourne.
Four messuages in Wymbourne Mynster, worth 20s., held of the Dean of the church of Wymbourne Mynster, by fealty.
Manor and advowson of West Perle, worth 3l., held of the heirs of Humphrey, late Earl of Devon, by fealty.
A messuage and a carucate of land in Kenlesworth in the parish of Marnhyll, worth 3l., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury, as of the manor of Marnhill, by fealty.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (54.)
515 JOHN WAWTON.
Writ 9 Feb., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Dame Agnes Forster, widow, late the wife of Stephen Forster, citizen and alderman of London, being seised of the under-mentioned manor of Chervyle, &c., in fee, enfeoffed the said John Wawton, ‘gentilman,’ now deceased, thereof, together with William Scot, esq., Richard Illyngworth, ‘gentilman,’ and John Scot, ‘gentilman,’ who survive.
John Clovile, of West Hanyfeld, esq., and Henry Clovyie, his son and heir apparent, gave the under-mentioned croft called ‘Fernedownys,’ &c., in West Hanyfeld, to the said John Wawton, ‘gentilman,’ and Richard Alfray, now deceased, and Philip Wawton, and Robert Audreux, who survive.
He died 25 Oct., 4 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned messuages called ‘Sawyers’ and ‘Bulmers’ in fee. Cicely Wawton, aged 3 and more, is his daughter and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of Chervyle, 100a. land, 3 messuages, 10a. meadow, 10a. pasture, 5a. wood, and 20s. rent called ‘Chervyle,’ in West Hanyfeld, worth 6 marks, held of George Nevill, knt., Lord Bergevenny, as of the manor of West Hanyfeld, by knight-service.
A croft of land called ‘Femedownys crofte,’ together with five other crofts of land, and a certain garden, with a small meadow, formerly John Ryvote’s, in West Hanyfeld, worth 5s., held of the said Lord Bergevenny in socage, as of the said manor.
A messuage, or tenement, with a garden adjacent called ‘Sawyers,’ and a messuage, or tenement, and 60a. land, wood, and meadow, called ‘Bulmers’, in West Hanyfeld, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said Lord Bergevenny, as of the said manor.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (55.)
516 ANNE, late the wife of GEORGE, EARL OF KENT.
Writ 18 Oct., inq. 6 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Richard, late Duke of Gloucester, being seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, gave it to John Flegge and Agatha his wife for the term of their lives in survivorship. On the said Duke’s death the reversion of the said manor descended to King Edward IV, as his son and heir, who, on the death of the survivor of the said John and Agatha entered into possession thereof, and by letters patent dated 14 Feb., 19 Edw. IV, gave the said manor to the said Anne, late the wife of William Bourchier, knt., in tail male, to be held of the King and his heirs by fealty only. She was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail and afterwards intermarried with George, Earl of Kent, by whom she had issue a son Richard. The said Earl survived her, and is seised of the said manor in his demesne as of frank tenement by the curtesy.
She died the last day but one of July, 4 Hen. VII. Henry, Earl of Essex, aged 16 and more, is her son and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of North Hambrigge [Fambrigge], worth 12l., held of the King, by fealty only.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (56.)
517 JOHN CLOVILE.
Writ 12 July, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed Henry Clovill, his son and heir, and Katharine his wife of the under-mentioned manor of Widdeford Hall, with remainder to the said Henry in tail.
He died 5 July, 4 Hen. VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manor and lands in fee. Henry Clovile, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of Widdeford Hall, worth 10 marks, held of the most excellent Princess, Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, in socage.
Manor called ‘Cloviles maner’ in West Hanyfeld, worth 26s. 8d., held of George Nevill, Lord Bergavenny, as of the manor of West Hanyfeld, by fealty and 2d. rent.
A parcel of land in West Hanyfeld, called ‘Twenty Acres,’ held of the said George Nevill, as of the manor of Est Hanyfeld Hall, in socage.
A parcel of land in West Hanyfeld and South Hanyfeld, called ‘Pynninges’ and ‘Oysterfeld,’ worth 40s., held of the said George Nevill, as of the manor of West Hanyfeld, in socage.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (57.)
518 KATHARINE, late the wife of RICHARD HARCOURT, knt.
Writ 20 Oct., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 5 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
…. Freeston, clk., gave the under-mentioned manors and advowsons to Miles Stapulton, knt., and the said Katharine, then his wife, and the heirs of the body of the said Miles, without impeachment of waste, with remainder in default to the heirs of the body of Brian Stapulton, esq., deceased, his brother, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the said Miles. She survived the said Miles, and died 13 Oct., 4 Hen. VII, seised of the premises in her demesne as of frank tenement. Elizabeth the wife of William Calthorp, knt., aged 47 and more, and Joan the wife of John Huddelston, knt., aged 44 and more, are her daughters and heirs, and they are also daughters and heirs of the body of the said Miles.
BERKS. Manor and advowson of North Morton, worth 20 marks, and the manor and advowson of Hemseys, worth 4l., held of the Abbot of Dorchester, by the rent of 1 lb. pepper yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (58.)
519 RICHARD HALS.
Writ 28 March, 4 Hen. VII; inq. the last day of October, 5 Hen. VII.
He died 21 June last, seised of the under-mentioned land in fee. Richard Hals, aged 19 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. An acre and a half, and the third part of an acre of land in Chedlyngton, held of the Earl of Salisbury in free socage, by 22d. rent, clear yearly value 22d.
Twenty-five acres of land in Goddyshalter, held of John Dyer in free socage, by 6s. 8d. rent, clear yearly value 5s.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (59.)
520 ROBERT SHARP, esq.
Writ 9 May, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 6 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
One John Dale gave the under-mentioned messuage to him, and Anne his wife, who survives, and his heirs and assigns. By his last will he gave the said messuage to Edward son of Christopher Sharpe, his heirs and assigns.
He died 3 Oct., 4 Hen. VII.
ESSEX. A messuage, or tenement, called ‘Arnoldys att Moore,’ in the parish of Wykeford, worth 100s., held of Thomas Tirell, knt., as of the manor of Heron, in socage.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (60.)
521 THOMAS ROGERS.
Writ de Amotus 14 Dec., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 19 Jan., 3 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Elizabeth, wife of William Essex, aged 13 and more, is his daughter and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Pyvenhill in Pyrton, worth 4l., held of the Abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (61.)
522 MARY GRENE, widow.
Writ 22 Oct., inq. 10 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
She was seised in her demesne as of frank tenement of the under-mentioned manor, for the term of her life, with reversion to John Gryfyn and his heirs. The said John Gryfyn died 26 Sept., 1 Hen. VII, when the said reversion descended to Nicholas Gryfyn, now aged 13 and more, as his son and heir.
She died 10 Sept. last. Thomas Grene, knt., aged 25 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Thomas Grene, knt., her son.
SUSSEX. Manor of Isfelde, alias Hysefeld, worth 24l., held of John, Archbishop of Canterbury, as of the manor of Mallynge, co. Sussex, by service of one knight’s’ fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (62.)
523 EDMUND HASTYNGES, knt.
Writ 3 Feb., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 10 Sept., 3 Hen. VII. Roger Hastynges, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
N’HAMP. He held no lands.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (63.) E. Series II. File 670. (5.)
524 ELIZABETH MILTON.
Writ 26 Oct., inq. 31 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
The said Elizabeth Milton, of Stamford, died 21 Sept. last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee tail. Henry Wikes, clk., aged 40 and more, is her cousin (cognatus) and next heir.
N’HAMP. Manor of Little Burley, worth 3l., held of the Abbot of Peterborough, by service of 11s. 6d., and suit of court of the hundred of Langdyk.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (64.) E. Series II. File 670. (3.)
525 MARGARET BROUN, widow.
Writ 30 Oct., inq. 5 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 476.
She died 28 Oct. last. Elizabeth the wife of John Elmes, aged 48 and more, is her daughter and heir.
RUTL. Manor of Wolffehowse, worth 40s., held of the Abbot of Fynshed, by fealty, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (65.) E. Series II. File 670. (2.)
526 JOHN COLLES, ‘gentilman.’
Writ 6 July, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 23 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed Thomas Fulford, knt., John Sapcotes, knt., Otho Gilberd, esq., Richard Pree, and Thomas Nuttecombe, of the under-mentioned lands.
He died 29 June last. Walter Colles, aged 50 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. A messuage, 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 20a. heather and gorse, and 20a. wood in Myddyl Durneford, worth 40s., held of John Specote, and Anne his wife, in her right, by service of 2s. yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (66.)
527 THOMAS PILKYNGTON, knt., attainted by authority of the parliament held at Westminster 7 Nov., 1 Hen. VII.
Writ 27 Nov., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 1 Oct., 7 Edw. IV, by the name of Thomas Pilkyngton, esq., he gave the under-mentioned manor, inter alia, to Roger Pilkyngton, his son, and his heirs and assigns for ever; by virtue of which gift, the said Roger was seised of the said manor in fee, and has taken the issues and profits thereof from the date of the said deed to the present time.
The said Thomas Pilkyngton, knt., held no lands in the county of Northampton on the 22nd day of August, 1 Hen. VII, the date specified in the writ, or since.
N’HAMP. Manor of Clypston.
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528 RICHARD DANVERS, esq.
Writ 22 Oct., inq. 27 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
He was, on the 4th of July, 3 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, jointly with John Langston, Thomas Danvers, Thomas Engulfeld, and Thomas Langston, in fee; and being so seised, they, by their deed, produced to the jury, enfeoffed one John Danvers thereof in fee.
He died 14 Feb., 4 Hen. VII. Richard Danvers, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
N’HAMP. Manors of Culworth, and Sulgrave, called ‘la Nethurbery,’ worth 20 marks, held of Oliver Manyngham, knt., as of the honor of Pynkeney, service unknown.
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529 ELEANOR PRESTON, widow.
Writ 3 Feb., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
One William Preston, ‘gentilman,’ her late husband, was heretofore seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee.
She died 12 Feb., 4 Hen. VII. Joan Moreton, aged 60 and more, is sister and next heir of the said William Preston.
N’HAMP. Two hundred acres of land, 100a. pasture, and 5 tofts in Pedyngton, Horton, and Haculton, worth 5 marks, held to farm for the term of the life of the said Eleanor of the Master of the Hospital of St. John of Northampton.
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530 JOHN ALFEGH.
Writ 7 Feb., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 27 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 4 Feb. last. Joan, aged 32 and more, Margaret aged 31 and more, Thomasine aged 12 and more, and Elizabeth aged 8 and more, are his daughters and heirs.
KENT. He enfeoffed Henry Ferrys, knt., Robert Rede, serjeant-at-law, Edmund Martyn, John Erkynbolde, and Richard Wybarne, who survive, of the under-mentioned messuage and land:—
A messuage, 40a. land, and 2 1/2a. meadow, called ‘Chested,’ in the parish of Pensherst, worth 30s., held of John, Archbishop of Canterbury, as of the manor of Otforde, service unknown.
He was seised, jointly with Henry Hexstall, William Wodegate, and John Ware, who survive, of the under-mentioned messuages and land:—
Three messuages, 4 gardens, 100a. land, 26a. meadow, 250a. pasture, and 30a. wood in Chedyngstone, Sondrissh, Pensherst, and Chevenyng, held, the 26a. pasture, worth 22s., of the said Archbishop, as of the manor of Otforde, service unknown, and the residue, worth 4l. 6s. 8d., of John Islee, esq;, as of the manor of Sondrissh, service unknown.
He was seised jointly with Henry Hexstall, and William Pette, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor:—
Manor of Chydyngstone Burgherssh, with its appurtenances in Chydyngstone, Pensherst, Cowden, and Hever, worth .. l. 6s. 8d., held of the said John Islee, as of the said manor of Sondrissh, co. Kent, service unknown.
He was seised, jointly with John Audley, knt., Lord Audeley, and Henry Hexstall, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor:—
Manor of Ryndeslegh, with its appurtenances in Chedyngstone, Pensherst, and Cowden, worth 26s. 8d., held of Walter Durkynhole, and John Broker, as of the manor of Smyth ……, co. Kent, service unknown.
He was seised jointly with William Wodegate, and John Ware, who survive, of the under-mentioned messuages and land:—
Two messuages and 150a. land in Cowden, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said Archbishop, as of the manor of Otforde, service unknown.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 40a. pasture, and 20a. wood in Westerham, worth 23s. 4d., held of the Abbot of St. Peter’s, Westminster, as of the manor of Westerham, service unknown.
By letters patent, dated 5 March, in the first year of his reign, the King that now is granted him the custody of Humphrey, son and heir of John Sandeford, a natural ideot, and the custody of the under-mentioned manors belonging to the said Humphrey, to hold for the term of the life of the said Humphrey, without payment or account in respect of the issues and profits thereof. By a certain writing, reciting the said letters patent, the said John Alfegh gave the said custody and manors to the said Robert Rede and John Erkynbold, to hold for the life of the said Humphrey, viz. the
Manor of Well.
Manor of Lokyndale.
Manor of Garyngton.
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531 JOHN LUDLOWE, gentilman.
Writ 27 Oct., inq. 3 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated the day of St Nicholas the Bishop, 22 Edw. IV, one Joan Ludlow, being seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee, enfeoffed him, and Christine his wife, who survives, thereof, with remainder to his heirs.
By letters patent dated 26 Oct., 5 Hen. VII, the King pardoned the said Christine, and Reginald Chambyr, otherwise called Reginald Chambre, then her husband, all acquisitions, &c., of lands prior to 7 Nov., 1 Hen. VII.
He died 13 Jan., last. John Ludlowe, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
HANTS. A messuage and 35a. land in South Langle, worth 5 marks, held of the King, by fealty and 19s. rent, for all service.
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532 HENRY MALDON.
Writ 23 July, 4 Hen. VII.; inq. 21 Oct., 5 Hen. VII.
One Richard Bayly, being seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee, enfeoffed him, and one Thomas Stanesby, now deceased, Agnes Branche, John Fenkell, John Wilson, Edward Fenkell, and Robert Rowchester, citizens and drapers of London, John Branche, Roger Branche, and Thomas Branche, who survive, thereof, except the lands and marshes called ‘Tiled Hall’ and ‘Pakes,’ to hold to them, and the heirs of the said Henry Maldon, John Fenkell, Edward Fenkell, and Robert Rouchester for ever, to the use of the said Henry, and the heirs of his body begotten on the said Agnes, with remainder in default of such issue to the use of his last will. And further the said Richard Bayly enfeoffed the said John Fenkell, the said Henry Maldon, John Wilson, Edward Fenkell and Robert Rouchester, citizens and drapers of London, and their heirs, of the said messuage, lands, and marshes, called ‘Tiled Hall,’ and ‘Pakes,’ to the use of the last will of the said Henry.
By his last will, being then minded to go abroad, he directed that John Fenkell, knt., should take the issues and profits of the said lands during his absence, and if it should fortune him to die on his travels, should out of the money so received repay such money as he might have taken up abroad, together with certain specified debts, and apply the residue, if any, to his own use.
In the event of his death, he bequeathed the said lands, subject in every case to certain charges, as follows:—‘North Walettes’ and ‘Pakes’ to Robert Roucestre; ‘South Walettes’ and ‘Collis’ to Edward Fenkell and Agnes his wife, with remainder to Henry, son of Edward, in tail, with remainder to the said Edward and his heirs; tenement called ‘Tiled Hall’ and land in Bradwell, to John Fenkell, and Dame Katharine his wife, and his heirs; and tenements called ‘Cokes,’ and ‘South Howse,’ if not entailed, to the said John Fenkell, otherwise to Henry Aleyn, his sister’s son.
He died 1 Jan., 4 Hen. VII. Henry Aleyn, aged 11 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Agnes his sister.
ESSEX. A hundred-acre field called ‘North Walettes,’ and 2 eight-acre crofts called ‘Pakes,’ in Lalling, a tenement called ‘South Walettes,’ and a six-acre plot of ground adjoining called ‘Collis,’ in Lachyndon, worth 10l., held of the Prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, as of the manor of Lalling, service unknown.
A messuage and 140a. land and marsh called ‘Tyled Hall’ and ‘Tyled Hall Marsh’; whereof a parcel of land called ‘Batell Hill,’ worth 20s., is held of the King, as of Dovor Castle, by 10s. rent to the castleguard; a parcel of marsh, called ‘Tylid Hall Marsh,’ is held of Thomas de Barneston, esq., lord of Chalkwell Hall, as of the manor of Chalkwell Hall, service unknown; and the residue, worth 5l., is held of the said Prior, as of the manor of Lalling, service unknown.
A plot of ground containing four acres in Bradwell, worth 20d., held of the Queen of England, as of the manor of Bradwell, service unknown.
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533 MARGARET BROUN, widow.
Writ 30 Oct., inq. 4 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 525.
N’HAMP. Manors of Lilford and Pappley, as in No. 478.
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534 HENRY TORKYNGTON.
Writ .. Oct., inq. 6 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 12 Oct. last. Elizabeth, aged 14 and more, married to Thomas Shuldham, is his daughter and next heir.
HUNT. He held no lands.
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535 PHILIP COURTENEY, knt.
Writ 1 March., 4 Hen. VII; inq. 2 Sept., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 6 May last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Courtenay, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Thorneston, and lands and tenements in Sampford Brytte, with the advowson of the Church there, worth 10l., held of Hugh Luttrell, knt., as of the honor and castle of Dunster, by knight-service, and 6d. rent at Michaelmas yearly.
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536 RICHARD EGGECOMBE, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 20 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
He died 7 Sept. last, seised of the under-mentioned castle and its dependencies in fee tail, and of the other under-mentioned lands, &c., in fee. Pierce Eggecombe, aged 20 and more, is his son and heir.
William la Zouche, formerly lord of the said castle, appointed one John Biconell chief steward of the said castle and manors during good behaviour, with 5 marks for his expenses.
DEVON. The castle, manor, and free borough of Totness, 28 knight’s fees and 1/46 of a knight’s fee belonging to the said castle in South Wasshe, Bryxton, Rydmore, Bikeford, North Bovy, Hempston Cantelowe, Wodeford, Raddon, and Allerford; the advowsons of the Priory of Totteneys and Warlond in Totteneys, and of the free chapel of the chantry of St. Edmund on the bridge of Totteneys, belonging to the said castle and manor; the wreck of the sea from the bridge of Totteneys [to] Blacknasse, belonging to the said castle and manor, as all former lords thereof have enjoyed it; the manor of Corneworthi; the advowson of the Priory of Nuns of Corneworthy, belonging to the said manor of Corneworthi; a yearly rent of 16 marks out of the manor or lordship of South Wasshe, and a yearly rent of 40s. from Lodiswell, The above premises are held of the King in chief, by knight-service. The said castle, manor, and borough are worth 20 marks clear yearly; the advowsons are of no yearly value.
A messuage, 20a. meadow, 100a. arable, 40a. wood, and 100a. furze and heather in Pithehele, worth 40s., held of the Prior of Plympton, by 1 lb. wax for all service, as in socage.
A corn mill and 3 fulling-mills, with certain messuages and lands, of the yearly value of 10l., and a rent of 17s. 10d. in Tavistock, held of the Abbot of Tavistock in socage.
A messuage, 20a. meadow, 40a. arable, and 60a. furze and heather in Hatherley, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said Abbot in socage.
A messuage, 40a. arable, 20a. meadow, and 60a. furze and heather in Swancote, within the manor of North Molton, worth 13s. 40d.
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537 THOMAS SEYNTMAURE, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 27 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated Saturday after St. Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist, 38 Hen. VI, he enfeoffed one Richard Chocke, knt., and others (as in No. 464), of the under-mentioned manors of Bakeford and Presteley; they, by deed dated 4 Feb., 12 Edw. IV, demised the said manors to one Roger Tokotes, knt., for the term of his life; and the said Roger, by deed dated 11 Feb., 1 Hen. VII, demised his estate therein to one Richard Bewchamp, knt., Thomas Woode, John Fitz James, Thomas Hexte, Thomas Champneys, Roger Holond, and John Michell. By deed dated 8 Feb., 1 Hen. VII, John Fitz James the younger, the survivor of the original feoffees, being seised of the reversion of the said manors, released his interest therein to the said Thomas Woode, Hexte, Champneys, Holond, and John Michell.
By deed dated 22 Nov., 1 Hen. VII, he enfeoffed John Fitz Jamez the younger, Henry Champneys, Humphrey Hervey, and William Knoyll, of the under-mentioned manors of Bekyngton, Rode, and Credelyngcote, to the use of his will.
By deed dated 8 Feb., 1 Hen. VII, he enfeoffed Richard Eggecombe, knt., and others (as in No. 464), of the under-mentioned manor of Durston.
By deed dated Saturday after St. Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist, 38 Hen. VI, he enfeoffed Richard Chocke, knt., and others, as above, of the under-mentioned manors of Babcary, Fodyngton, and Pury: they, by deed dated 5 April, 4 Edw. IV, demised the said manors to the said Thomas Seyntmaur for the term of his life, with remainder to John, his son and heir, and Elizabeth his wife, daughter of the said Richard Chocke, and the heirs of their bodies.
He died 26 Oct., 5 Hen. VII. William Seyntmaur, aged 19 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of John his son.
SOMERS. Manor of Bakeford, worth 10l., held of the Earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Knoll, by 4s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Presteley, worth 5 marks, held of John, Abbot of Glastonbury, as of the manor of Dultyng, service unknown.
Manor of Bekyngton, worth 10l., held of the Earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Cary Fitz Payne, by 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Rode, worth 10 marks, held of John Trefrye, as of the manor of Rode Zouche, by suit of his court there twice yearly, for all service.
Manor of Credelyngcote, worth 40s., held of Robert Wyllughby, Lord de Broke, knt., as of the manor of Castel Cary, service unknown.
Manor of Durston, worth 8l., held of the Prioress of Bokelond Monialium, as of the manor of Bokelond, service unknown.
Manor of Babcary, worth 5 marks, the manor of Fodyngton, worth 30s., and the manor of Pury, worth 40s., held of William Stourton, knt., as of the manor of Merston, by 2s. rent, for all service.
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538 THOMAS SEYNTMAUR, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 28 Nov., 5 Hen. VII.
Death and heir as in No. 537.
DORSET. He held no lands.
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539 SIMON BLAKE.
Writ 30 Sept., inq. 25 Jan., 5 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manors and lands to William Baker of Est Walton, John Seyntewary, clk., and John Sergeaunt of Swafham, notary, their heirs and assigns.
He died at Swafham, 15 Aug. last. Thomas Blake, ‘gentylman,’ aged 30 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Edmund Blake, esq., his brother.
NORF. Manor of Vyrlyes, or Wyrlyes, in Northe Pikenham, Southe Pikenham, and elsewhere within the hundred of Southe Grenehowe, worth 40s., held of the King, as of the manor of Snetesham, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 12d. rent at Easter and Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
Manor called ‘Haspaldes,’ and a capital messuage and 100a. land in Swafham, held of the King, as of the manor of Swafham, parcel of the honor of Rychemond, by fealty and .. s. rent at Easter and Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
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540 ISABEL HAREBY, widow.
Writ 27 Feb., inq. 18 March, 5 Hen. VII.
She died 20 Feb. last, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. Thomas Dayrell the elder, aged 48 and more, is her son and heir.
NORF. Manor called ‘Old Halle’ in Marram, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the King in chief, as of the honor of Haggenet, by service of 4s. rent yearly.
Manor of Old Hall in West Toftez, worth 4l., held of the Bishop of Norwich, by service of 10s. 4d. rent yearly, by knight-service.
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541 JOHN NORTON, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 6 April, 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 15 March, 17 Edw. IV, he gave the under-mentioned manors and lands to John Pigot, and John Welden of Richemond, now deceased, and William Stapilton, knt., Randal (Ranulpho) Pigot, knt., Edward Goldesburgh, Brian Stapilton, Robert Norton, and John Huyk, chaplains, who survive.
He died 4 Dec. last. John Norton, esq., aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Manor of Norton Conyers, held of John, Bishop of Lincoln, as of the manor of North Allerton, service and value unknown.
Manor of Hartford beside Richemond, worth 10l., held of the Earl of Richemond, as of the castle and lordship of Richemond, by fealty and 5s. yearly rent only, for all service.
Manor of Staynton beside Richemond, held of Robert Wyvell, as of the manor of Thornton Styward, service and value unknown.
Manor of Appilton beside Hakforth, held of Thomas Mountford, as of the manor of Hakforth, service and value unknown.
Manor of Salley beside Rypon, held of Thomas, Archbishop of York, as of the manor of Ripon, service and value unknown.
A moiety of the manor of Nonwyk, held of the said Archbishop, as of the said manor, service and value unknown.
Three messuages in Ripon, held of the said Archbishop, as of the said manor, service and value unknown.
A messuage in Sutton beside Ripon, held of John, Lord Lescrope, as of the manor of Sutton, service and value unknown.
A messuage in Sutton Holgrave, held of the Canons of the Collegiate Church of St. Wilfrid, Ripon, service and value unknown.
Two messuages in Carlton Menyot, held of the Master of the Hospital of St. Leonard, York, service and value unknown.
Three messuages in Eveston beside Salley, held of the said Archbishop of York, as of the said manor of Rypon, service and value unknown.
Three messuages in Respleth beside Grantley, held of the said Archbishop of York, as of the said manor of Rypon, service and value unknown.
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542 HENRY, EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Writ 13 Dec., inq. …,5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 11 May, 15 Edw. IV, he gave the under-mentioned castles, manors, and lands, to Thomas Urswike, knt., Robert Constable, knt., Richard Pigot, John Gysburgh, Thomas Markeham, Henry Twayt, William Eland, Edward Saltmarshe, Ralph Hotham, Stephen Copindale, and Robert Foster, now deceased, and Thomas Metham, knt., John Pekeryng, knt., Thomas Curwen, knt., Guy Farefax, knt., William Roukeshawe, clk., William Rilston, and Thomas Middilton, who survive, and are now seised thereof in fee.
He died 28 April, 4 Hen. VII. Henry, now Earl of Northumberland, aged 12 on the feast of St. …., viz. on the … day of ….. last, is his son and heir.
N’TH’L’D. The castles, manors, and lordships of Alnewike, Warkworth, Proudhaw, and Langley; the lordships and manors of Lesbury, … hall, Swynhow Neweham, Bolton, Elyngham, Newstede, Lukree, Suth Charlton, Shilbo[ty]ll, Remyngton, Ruglee, Beuley, Aleneham, Faudon, Chatton, Roathebury, Ailmouth, Corbrigge, and Neubarne, with all lands within the same, and all advowsons of churches, &c., belonging to the said Earl within the said county, held of …..: Byker is also mentioned.
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543 HENRY CHYCHELEY.
Writ 23 March, inq. 20 April, 5 Hen. VII.
One Thomas Pynk, John Lovell, William Philip, and John Lamburn, being seised thereof in fee, enfeoffed Robert Anstey, Walter Lokton, James Pekham, John Burgoyn, William Taylard, and Hugh Vaughan, who survive, and William Seynt George, knt., Robert Knolles, William Chycheley, Thomas Peyton, Thomas Pygott, Richard Baynard, John Ansty, William Hasylden, Thomas Lokton, John Belton, John Synge, clk., John Reve, Robert Clopton, and John Battysford, now deceased, their heirs and assigns, of the under-mentioned manors in Wympole, to the intent that they should permit him, the said Henry, and Alice his wife, to take the issues and profits thereof during their lives in survivorship, and that they should, after the death of the said Henry and Alice, make an estate thereof to Henry his son in tail male, with remainders over, as specified in certain indentures made between the said Henry of the one part, and Thomas Burgoyn, gent., of the other, dated 6 May, 5 Edw. IV.
He died 15 March, 5 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors of Over and Nethyr Hall in Arnyngton in fee. Henry Chycheley, aged 36 and more, is his son and heir.
CAMB. Manor of Wympolle called ‘Bassyngburn,’ worth 5l., held of the Lady Margaret, Countess of Richemond, as of the honor of Richemond, service unknown.
Manor of Cobbys in Wympole, worth 9 marks, held of the Earl of Derbey, service unknown.
Manor of Avenells in Wympole, worth 10 marks, held of the barony of Warin son of Gerold, service unknown.
Manors of Over Hall and Nethyr Hall in Arnyngton, worth 10l., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, service unknown.
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544 HENRY, EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Writ 13 Dec., inq. 20 April, 5 Hen. VII.
By deed sealed with the seal of his arms, dated 11 May, 15 Edw. IV, he gave the under-mentioned manor to Thomas Urswyk, knt., Robert Constable, knt., William Eure, knt., Thomas Metham, knt., John Pekeryng, knt., Guy Fairfax, knt., Richard Pigott, John Gysburgh, clk., Thomas Markeham, clk., William Eland, Edward Saltmershe, Thomas Middilton, William Rilston, Ralph Hothom, and Stephen Copyndale, their heirs and assigns, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee. The survivors, viz. William Eure, Thomas Metham, John Pekeryng, Guy Fairfax, Thomas Middilton, and William Rilston, are now similarly seised thereof.
He died Tuesday, 28 April, 4 Hen. VII. Henry, now Earl of Northumberland, aged 12 years and 14 weeks, is his son and heir.
LEIC. Manor of Foston.
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545 EDMUND CORNWAILL, knt.
Writ, ….; inq. 26 April, 5 Hen. VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised took to wife Margaret, daughter of Thomas Horde, esq., who survives.
He died on the day, or feast, of the Conception, 5 Hen. VII. Thomas Cornwaill, aged 16 and more, is his son and heir.
WARW. Manor, or lordship, of Weston under Wetheley, held of the Prior of Maxstok in socage, viz. by fealty and 1d. rent yearly, for all service. The clear annual value is 100s., over and above the sum of 96s. 2d., given by him to one Thomas Knyghtley, esq., for the term of four years, as appears by indentures between them, dated the last day of July, 4 Hen. VII.
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546 STEPHEN GERARD.
Writ 24 June, 4 Hen. VII; inq. Thursday before St. Mathias the Apostle, 5 Hen. VII.
He held and was seised of the under-mentioned knight’s fee, and on the day of his death held it of the King.
The said Stephen Gerard of Polscoth died on the feast of St. George last, seised of the under-mentioned messuage, land, and tithing in fee. Joan the wife of Hugh Litelton, aged 30 and more, is his daughter and heir.
CORNW. A knight’s fee in Suth Ludbrok, Beaucombe, Langham, Edmyston, and Trethenek, which knight’s fees (sic) he held of the King, as of his castle of Trematon, by knight-service, having come to the hands of the King’s progenitors by forfeiture; it is worth 40s. yearly. On his daughter inheriting the same there is due to the King by way of relief, in right of the said castle, 5 marks, and the repair of three battlements of the said castle.
A messuage and an acre of land Cornish in Nether Polscoth, and the whole tithing of Polscoth, held of the King, as of Launceveton castle, by 15d. rent due at Michaelmas, in pure socage, for all service. The relief due to the King for the said acre and tithing is 12s. 6d. according to the custom of the county of Cornwall.
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547 HENRY, EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Writ 13 Dec., inq. 23 Jan., 5 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 10 May, 15 Edw. IV, he gave the under-mentioned messuages to Thomas Markham, clk, and Stephen Copyndale, now deceased, and William Rilston and Thomas Calvard, who survive.
He died 28 April, 4 Hen. VII. Henry, now Earl of Northumberland, aged 12 years and 9 days, is his son and heir.
YORK CITY. Seven messuages in the parish of St. Dennis, York.
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548 HENRY, EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Writ 5 May, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 26 April, 5 Hen. VII.
By deed quadripartite, dated 14 April, 3 Edw. IV, one John Leukenore, Bartholomew Bolney, John Gruell, and Thomas Gynnor, having obtained the King’s licence enabling them thereto, gave the under-mentioned manors of Stokegurcy, &c., and the hundred of Canyngton, to Thomas Urswyk, knt., Ralph Verney, knt., Richard Nedeham, Richard Pygott, Thomas Rodez, Thomas Rygby, John Wark, clk., Robert Dawtre, and John Stodeley, now deceased, and Edward Barkeley, knt., Guy Fayrfax, knt., and John Goryng, who survive, to hold inter alia to the use of Eleanor, late Countess of Northumberland, and her heirs.
He died 28 April, 4 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned lordships, or manors, of Dunhede and Stoke Mychell in fee. Henry, the now Earl, aged 12 on the feast of St. Felix, viz. 14 Jan. last, is his son and heir.
By letters patent, dated 19 Feb., 4 Hen. VII, he gave 10 marks annuity out of the said manors of Dunhede and Stoke to Giles, Lord de Daubeney, knt., for life. By other letters patent, dated 12 Feb., 4 Hen. VII, he gave the office of steward of the said manors, with an annuity of 20s. for life to Thomas Champeneys.
SOMERS. Manors, or lordships, of Dunhede and Stoke Mychell, worth 20l., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury in socage.
Manor of Stokegurcy, worth 100s., held of the King, by knight-service.
Manor of Wyke, worth 20l., held of the King, by knight-service.
Manor of Radwey and the hundred of Canyngton, worth 20l., held of the King, by knight-service.
Manor of Cheadon, worth 20 marks, held of the Bishop of Winchester in socage.
Manor of Staple, worth 40 marks, held of the King, by knight-service.
Manor of Charleton, worth 10l., held of the Earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Somerton, by knight-service.
Manor of Cary Fitzpayn, worth 100s., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury, by knight-service.
Manor of Spekyngton, worth 100s., held of the Earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Somerton, by knight-service.
Manor of Bryghamton.
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549 EDMUND CORNEWAILL, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 28 April, 5 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 545.
HEREF. A moiety of the manor, or lordship, of Rachford, worth 5 marks, held of the King in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
The hamlets of Attecrofte, Wapplyth, Combe, Tytteley, Roode, and Kasscopp in the county of Hereford, but parcel of the lordship, or manor, of Stepulton, in the Marches of Wales, adjoining the said county, worth 12l., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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550 JOAN, late the wife of THOMAS BENDISSHE, esq.
Writ de Amotus 23 March, inq. 4 May, 5 Hen. VII.
John Lovetop, vicar of Steeple Bumpsted, and Ralph Julyan, vicar of Helyon Bumpstead, gave the under-mentioned manor and lands to Thomas Bendish the elder, and the said Joan, then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs male of the body of the said Thomas. She survived him, and was seised of the premises in her demesne as of frank tenement, with reversion to Richard Bendish, son of Richard, son of the said Thomas.
She died on Tuesday, the feast of Carnisprivium, 4 Hen. VII. Richard Bendish, aged 5 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Richard, her son by the said Thomas.
ESSEX. Manor of Bendisshes, in Steeple Bumpsted, worth 4 marks, held of the Abbot of St. Peter’s, Westminster, in socage.
A tenement called ‘Flatherwyk,’ parcel of the manor of Bendisshes in Bumpsted, worth 10s., held of John de Veer, Earl of Oxford, as of the manor of Gebons in Bumpsted aforesaid, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
A tenement called ‘Bloyes’ in Steeple Bumpsted, worth 40s., held of the King, as of the manor of High Ester, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 6 arrows, or 6d., yearly, for all service.
A tenement called ‘Robtotes’ in Bumpsted, worth 40s., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, service unknown.
A tenement called ‘Royleyes’ in Bumpsted, worth 20s., held of the said Abbot, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 5. (97.)