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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 651-700

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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 651-700

651 MAURICE SYDENHAM.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 3 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
The said Maurice Sydenham, chaplain, held the under-mentioned messuage in Westcote in fee tail, with remainder, in default of his issue, to John Sydenham his brother in fee.
He held the other under-mentioned messuages for the term of his life, with the like remainder.
He died on the day of St. James the Apostle, in the said year. The said John Sidenham, aged 38, is his brother and heir.
SOMERS. A messuage in Westcote, worth 3l., held of Humphrey Fulford, as of the manor of Brampton Rauff, by a rent of 6s. and 1 lb. pepper.
A messuage in Waycombe, worth 13s. 4d., held of Henry Rogers, as of the manor of Kylf, by fealty only.
A messuage in Vexford, worth 10s., held of Lady Elizabeth Luttrell, as of the manor of Vexford, by fealty only.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (64.) E. Series II. File 893. (5.)
652 MARGARET STOURTON, widow.
Writ, 18 Nov., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
Thomas Tremayle, justice of the common pleas, John Harowe, vicar of North Pederton, William Atewater, clk., Robert Phylyp, rector of Chylton, and John Pareys of Brygewater, being seised of the under-mentioned manor of West Bowre, and all the under-mentioned messuages and lands in fee, gave them to her and John Seymoure, esq., who survives, her cousin and heir, to hold to them, and their heirs.
By fine levied in the octave of St. John the Baptist, 15 Edw. IV, one Reginald Stourton and the said Margaret gave the under-mentioned manors of Wemdon, Everle, and Morelond, whereof they were seised in fee in her right, to William Dodesham, Robert Cotys, John Baker of Lamporte, John Spenser, and Robert Philip, to the use of the said Margaret and her heirs.
She died 1 Sept., 5 Hen. VII. The said John Seymoure, aged 40 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Elizabeth, daughter of Robert, brother of John, her father.
SOMERS. Manor of West Bowre, and a mill, 180a. land, and 36a. pasture in West Bowre, worth 40s., held of the heirs of John Chylton, knt., service unknown.
Five tofts, a mill, 20a. land, and 4a. pasture iu Dyrle, worth 22s. 4d., held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and the rent of a rose at Michaelmas, for all service.
Twelve burgages in Brygewater, worth 8s. 4d., held of Giles Dawbeney, knt., Lord Dawbeney, service unknown.
Twenty-six acres of land in Blakelond, worth 10s., held of the said Giles, Lord Dawbeney, service unknown.
Three messuages, 2 tofts, 40a. land, 5a. meadow, and 20a. pasture in Walpyll, worth 13s. 4d., held of William Eyer, service unknown.
A messuage and 4a. land in Dunwere, worth 12d., held of John Chylton, service unknown.
Eight acres of land in Chedesey, worth 2s., held of Richard, Duke of Suffolk, service unknown.
A messuage, 28a. land, and 2a. meadow in Monketon, worth 2s., held of John Ruymon, service unknown.
A toft, 10a. land, and 2 1/2a. meadow in Chelton, worth 6s. 8d., held of William Mychell, service unknown.
A tenement, 20a. land, and 3a. meadow in Cadecote, worth 10s., held of the Prior of Byrkehyll, service unknown.
Three tofts, three acres and three perches of land, and 2a. meadow in Couwyche, or Combewyche, worth 2s., held of Henry Poynynges, service unknown.
A messuage, 14a. land, and 2a. meadow beside Kerdesbury, late Hugh Maris’, worth 5s., held of John Chylton, service unknown.
Manor of Wemdon, worth 4l., held of Robert Testerd, service unknown.
Manor of Everle, worth 40s., held of the Abbot of Athelney, service unknown.
Manor of Morelond, worth 40s., held of Nicholas Bluet, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (65.) E. Series II. File 893. (7.)
653 THOMASINE MARTYN, widow.
Writ 2 April, 4 Hen. VII; inq. 28 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
By fine levied Easter, 10 Edw. IV, one Richard Forth being seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, gave it to her in tail, with remainder in default to Robert Baynard.
She died 7 Feb., 4 Hen. VII, without issue, seised of the under-mentioned assart. The said Robert Baynard, aged 50 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Philip, her brother.
HANTS. Manor of Silchester, worth 20 marks, held of the Earl Marshall, as of the manor of Strogull, viz. of the manor of Chepstowe in Wales.
Fifty acres of heather, being assart land within the King’s forest of Pambere, held of the King by service of 4s. 2d. at Michaelmas yearly, with which payment the sheriff for the time being is charged in his account to the Exchequer: the said 50a. heather are worth nothing yearly above the drawbacks.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (66.)
654 WILLIAM BREWES, esq.
Writ 3 Nov., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 26 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
Upon a proposal of marriage between him and Elizabeth Hopton (as in No. 648), and in consideration of 500 marks, Thomas Brewes, knt., his father, agreed with the said John Hopton to make no feoffment, or disposition, of the under-mentioned manors, whereof he was seised in fee tail, other than to his own use for life, with remainder to the use of the said William in tail. Subsequently the said Thomas enfeoffed Ralph Shelton, knt., and others, of the under-mentioned manor of Wetyngham, and died 17 June, 22 Edw. IV, seised of the remaining manors in fee tail.
After his said father’s decease he received the issues and profits of the said manor of Wetyngham with the assent of the said feoffees, and entered on the other manors, which descended to him as son and heir of his said father, and was seised thereof in fee tail, until he was for the space of two years prior to his death expelled therefrom by Elizabeth Brewes, widow, claiming a life estate therein. He made counterclaim, and so continued till he died.
His death and heir as in No. 648.
SUFF. Manor of Wetyngham, worth 20l., held of the King, by the moiety of a knight’s fee, which among other fees and half fees came to the hands of King Edward IV on the death of John, late Duke of Norfolk by reason of the minority of Anne his daughter and heir, and after the said King’s death came to the hands of King Hen. VII, and remained in his hands by reason of the forfeiture of John, late Duke of Norfolk, cousin and heir of the said late Duke, father of the said Anne.
Manor of Haston, worth 10l., held of the King as above, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Akenham, worth 20l., held of the King as above, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Witnesham, alias Witlesham, worth 10l., held of Elizabeth, Duchess of Norfolk, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (67.) E. Series II. File 606. (7.)
655 JOHN WODHULL, esq.
Writ 24 Sept., inq., 5 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 16 June, 15 Edw. IV, he and Joan his wife gave the under-mentioned manors and advowson, whereof they were seised jointly in fee, to William Newenham, of Thenford, co. N’hamp, esq., Thomas Lovet, Thomas Newenham, Richard Emson, and Stephen Somerton, to hold for the term of the lives of them the said John and Joan, with remainder to Fulk, son and heir of the said John in tail, with remainder to Fulk’s right heirs.
He survived the said Joan and died 12 Sept. last. The said Fulk Wodhull, his son and heir, is aged 32 and more. By letters patent 6 Nov., 6 Hen. VII, the said Fulk received the King’s pardon for acquiring the premises.
BEDF. Manor of Langford, worth 18l., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Great Wodhull, worth 12l., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Little Wodhull, worth 6l., held of Margaret, Countess of Richemond, as of the duchy of Exeter, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (68.) E. Series II. File 4. (4.)
656 RICHARD VERNEY, knt.
Writ 20 July, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 20 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
Ralph Boteler, knt., Lord de Seudeley, John Bewchamp, knt., William Breton, Thomas Hill, John Redhill, and Laurence Viler, clk., being seised of the under-mentioned manors and lands to the use of the said Richard, at his request and upon a treaty of marriage between Edmund his eldest son and Elizabeth daughter of William Fildyng, esq., enfeoffed Thomas Litilton, serjeant-at-law, John Brown, John Bellers, Everard Diggeby, John Temse, John Seggesmond, clk., Thomas Boughton, Henry Boteler, Thomas Moston, Richard Wode, Thomas Acton, Richard Prudham, John Justice, clk., and William Braytoft thereof, to the use of the said Richard for life, charged with an annuity of 20 marks to the said Edmund and Elizabeth, with remainder to the said Edmund and Elizabeth, and the heirs of Edmund. The said Henry Boteler, having survived his cofeoffees, on the 20th of May, 4 Hen. VII, enfeoffed William Boteler his son of the said manors and lands to the same uses.
He died 5 Feb., 5 Hen. VII. The said Edmund Verney, aged 49 and more, is his son and heir.
WARW. Manor of Compton Mordak, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, and 40a. meadow in Compton Mordak, worth 20l., held of the Earl of Warwick, by service of 1/20 of a knight-fee.
Manor of Kyngeston, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, and 40a. meadow in Kyngeston, worth 20l., held of the Abbot of Abyndon in socage, viz. by fealty and 20s. rent yearly.
A messuage and a half virgate of land in Chepyng Dorset, worth 6s. 8d., held of John Norbyry, knt., and John Belknap, esq., by fealty, for all service.
A messuage, a toft, and 2 1/2 virgates of land in Lighthorn, worth 16s., held of the Earl of Warwick, by fealty and 4s. 10d. rent yearly, for all service.
Thirteen acres of land in Whitnasche, worth 40d., held of Henry Willowghby, knt., by fealty and 14d. rent yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (69.)
657 HENRY LONGE, esq.
Writ 29 April, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 20 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manors of Wroxsale and Bradley, and lands in Box, Ferley, and Semelton, to Roger Tocotes, knt., John Fitzjames, esq., and Thomas Uuwyn, esq., who survive.
The said Roger Tocotes, John Fitzjames, and Thomas Unwyn were also seised of the under-mentioned messuages and lands in Broughton, Melkesham, Atward, and Bradford in fee, and being so seised gave them to the said Henry, and Joan his wife, who survives, with remainder to his heirs.
He was seised jointly with Joan, sometime his wife, of the under-mentioned manor of Echelampton and land in Mertyn in fee, in her right; she died in the eighth year of King Edward IV, and he survived her, and was seised thereof in his demesne as of frank tenement, with reversion to John Ernelegh, as her cousin and heir, viz. son of John, son of Joan, daughter of Agnes, sister of Richard Malwyn her father. The said John Ernelegh is now aged 28 and more.
He died 3 May last, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Tytcombe, and land in Combe, in fee. Thomas Longe, aged 40 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of John his brother.
WILTS. Manor of Wroxsale, worth 10 marks, held of the Abbess of Shaftesbury, service unknown
Manor of Bradley, worth 32l., held of the Abbess of Rumsey, service unknown.
Four messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 30a. pasture, and 6a. wood in Box, Ferley, and Semelton, held, the lands in Box, being of the clear yearly value of 26s. 8d., of the Lord de Molens, service unknown; lands in Farley, of the value of 8s., of the Prior of Ferley, service unknown; and lands in Semelton, of the value of 7s. 4d., of the Abbess of Rumsey, service unknown.
Six messuages, 100a. land, 30a. meadow, and 50a. pasture in Broughton, Melkesham, Atward, and Bradford, held the lands in Bradford, worth 56s., lands in Broughton, worth 40s., and lands in Atward, worth 106s. yearly, of the Abbess of Shaftesbury, service unknown; and lands in Melkesham, worth 106s. 8d., of the Prioress of Ambresbury.
Manor of Tytcombe, worth 10l., held of the Earl of Warwick, service unknown.
Two messuages and 60a. land in Combe beside Salisbury, worth 40s., held of John Wikes, esq., service unknown.
Manor of Echelampton, and a hide of land in Mertyn, worth 10 marks, held of the Earl of Salisbury, as of the barony of Salisbury, by 2s. yearly rent, other services unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (70.)
658 THOMAS FULFURDE, esq.
Writ 1 March, 5 Hen. VII; inq., 3 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
He died 20 Feb., 5 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors and land in fee. Humphrey Fulford, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Brumpton Raffe, worth 10l. 5s., held of Hugh Beamounde, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor (sic) of Wyleton and Wachet, worth 12l., held of the said Hugh Beawmounde, by 1d. yearly, for all service.
A messuage and 200a. land in Bath in Eston, worth 5 marks, held of the Prior of Bath, by a rose, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (71.) E. Series II. File 893. (6.)
659 JOHN NOWERS of Takley, esq.
Writ 15 May, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He and Clemence his wife suffered a recovery, 12 Oct., 18 Edw. IV, to Humphrey Conyngesby and Humphrey Beselles of the under-mentioned manors.
He died 3 Feb. last. Edmund Nowers, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Manor and advowson of Tackeley, worth 10 marks, held of Arthur, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, and Earl of Chester, as of the honor of Cheylesmore beside Coventry, service unknown.
Manor of Idbury, worth 10 marks, held of the said Prince, as of the said honor, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (72.)
660 THOMAS FULFURDE, knt.
Writ 1 March, 5 Hen. VII; inq. the last day but one of October, 6 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 658.
CORNW. Manor of Great Morton, worth 100s., held of Ralph Copleston, by fealty and 3d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Marwynchurch, worth 100s., held of Edmund Pyne, by fealty and a grain of pepper yearly, for all service.
Fifty acres of land and 4a. meadow in West Sprayhele and Loterigge, worth 5 marks, held of Thomas Stowell, by 1/2d. yearly, for all service.
A messuage and 20a. land in Tegebere, worth 100s., held of the Prior of Launceston, by fealty and 2s. 6d., for all service.
Sixty acres of land in Borecote, worth 40s., held of John Langford, by fealty and a grain of pepper yearly, for all service.
A messuage, 20a. land, and 20a. meadow in Kylkymton Lemmesworth, worth 26s. 8d., held of the Prior of Launceston, by fealty and a grain of pepper, for all service.
Two hundred acres of land, 100a. pasture, and 10a. wood in Wrawlesford, worth 10 marks, held of Thomas Graynefeld, by 1d. yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6 (73.)
661 THOMAS FULFURDE, knt.
Writ 1 March, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manors of Ayshebury, Douneslond, Combe, Wygdon, and Aylake, to one William Gary, and Alice his wife, who survives, for the term of their lives, with reversion to himself and his heirs.
He died seised of the other under-mentioned manors and lands in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 658.
DEVON. A third part of the manor of Parkeham, worth 100s., held of Edward Courtney, Earl of Devon, as of the honor of Okhampton, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 30a. land, 6a. meadow, and 30a. gorse and heather in Todecote, worth 3s. 4d., held of John Hengyscote, by fealty only, for all service.
Manors of Ayshebury, Douneslond, Combe, Wygdon, and Aylake, worth 100s., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, by fealty only, for all service.
Five messuages, 200a. land, fourscore acres of meadow, and 600a. pasture in Wydefeld, Meldon, Folle, and Yoldyche, worth 40s., held of the said Earl, as of the said honor, by service of 1/12 of a knight’s fee.
Eight messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 12a. wood, and 100a. moor in Rowburgh, Boryngton, Abottysham, and Hallysbury, worth 5 marks, held of John, Abbot of Tavystok, by fealty and 5s. rent, for all service.
Two messuages, 200a. land, 40a. meadow, 100a. pasture, a water mill, and a fulling mill in Cokywyll and Asshebedde, worth 3s. 4d., held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 3s. rent yearly, for all service.
A messuage, 40a. land, 7a. meadow, and 12a. gorse and heather in Clyfford Corbyn, worth 40s., held of Thomas Wyse, by fealty only, for all service.
Tnree messuages and three gardens in the city of Exeter, worth 6s. 8d., held of the Mayor and commonalty of Exeter, by fealty, for all service.
Manor of Eggebeare, worth 10l., held of Edward Courtney, Earl of Devon, by service of one knight’s fee.
Seven messuages, 2 tofts, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 6a. wood, and 200a. gorse in Donnysford, worth 40s., held of the Abbess of Canalegh, by 3s. rent, for all service.
Seven messuages, 200a. land, 30a. meadow, 6a. wood, and 200a. gorse in Crokkernwelle, Lampford, Haske, Barkerrygge, and Mershe Bawdyn, worth 5 marks, held of Hugh Beaumont, by fealty only, for all service.
Ten messuages, 4 tofts, 300a. land, 20a. wood, and 200a. gorse in Belston, with the advowson of the church of Belston, worth 20s., held of Edward Courtney, Earl of Devon, as of the honor of Okhampton, by fealty only, for all service.
Manors of Dorneford, and Stoterygge, worth 53s. 4d., held of the said Earl, as of the said honor, by fealty only, for all service.
Twelve messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 100a. moor, and 20s. rent in West Putford, with the advowson of the church of West Putford, worth 20s., held of the said Earl, as of the honor of Blympton, by fealty only, for all service.
Three messuages, a fulling mill, 80a. land, 6a. meadow, 30a. wood, 60a. moor, the tenth part of a knight’s fee, and 4s. rent in Dekysbeare and Huddesdon, worth 40s., held of the heirs of Nicholas Stucley, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Buckysshe, worth 26s. 8d., held of Margaret, the King’s mother, as of the manor of Toryton, by fealty only, for all service.
The moiety of a messuage, 200a. land, 100a. meadow, and 200a. gorse and heather in Mulcote, worth 13s. 4d., held of Thomas, Marquess of Dorset and Cicely his wife, as of the manor of Ilfercomb, in, her right, by fealty only, for all service.
Manors of Meldon and Hokehat, worth 100s., held of Edward Courtney, Earl of Devon, as of the honor of Okhampton, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 200a. land, 20a. wood, and 10a. meadow in Hethfeld, worth 53s. 4d., held of the Prior of Plympton, as of the manor of Dene Priors, by fealty and 8s. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 200a. land, 10a. meadow, and 100a. gorse and heather in Sprayton, worth 10s., held of Walter Courtney, knt., in free socage, as of the manor of Sprayton, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 200a. land, and 10a. meadow in Ruggerode within the parish of Sprayton, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said Walter, as of the said manor, by fealty only, for all service.
Three messuages, 200a. land, and 10a. meadow in South Tenge, worth 20s., held of the Prince, as of the manor of South Tenge, by fealty and 20d. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, and 10a. wood in Fysshelegh; also a messuage and a marsh, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. wood, and 20a. moor, within the borough of Hatherlegh, worth 26s. 8d., held of John, Abbot of Tavystok, by fealty only, for all service.
Six messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, and 100a. moor in South Tawton, worth 53s. 4d., held of the Countess of Warwick, by fealty only, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (74.) E. Series II. File 142. (1.)
662 JOAN, late the wife of RICHARD FENYS DE DACRE, knt.
Writ de Amotus 10 Jan., 2 Hen. VII; inq. 8 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
By virtue of a fine levied 25–26 Hen. VI the under-mentioned manors descended to Robert Fenys and Philippa his wife, in her right (as in No. 190). After her death without issue he surrendered the said manors to Richard Fenys, and the said Joan his wife.
Other findings as in No. 190.
SUSSEX. Manors of Hurstperpoinct, Westmeston, Nevynton alias Ovyngton, Smythwyk, Standon alias Stansted, and Goldbrigge, held of George Nevill, knt., Lord Burgeveney, as of the manor of Dechelyng, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee; clear yearly value 40l. and no more.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (75.)
663 WILLIAM CONYERS, of Sokburn, esq.
Writ 22 Sept., inq. 22 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 650. Christopher his son aged 21 and more.
YORK. A third part of the manor of Colburne, containing 12a. arable worth 20d., 8a. meadow worth 3s., and 20a. moor worth 4d., held of John Barnby, by fealty only.
A third part of the manor of Newsham, containing 12a. arable worth 2s., 9a. meadow worth …., and 14a. moor worth 12d., held of the heirs of Brian Stapilton, knt., by service of 6s. 8d., for all service.
A third part of a burgage in the town of Rychemonte, of no value because it lies waste, held of the Earl of Rychemonte in burgage.
Manor of Grysby, containing 12 messuages, worth 12d. each, 4 cottages worth 2d. each, 20 bovates of land worth 12d. each, and … a. moor, worth 2s., held of the Bishop of Durham, by fealty only.
A third part of a toft and of 3a. land in Hudswell, held of the Abbot of St. Agatha’s, by fealty only.
A third part of the site of the castle of Malton, and a third part of the profits of the fairs, tolls, markets, and courts of the borough of New Malton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the King, as of the honor and manor of Pykerynge, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 5s. yearly, for all service.
Manor of Hoton in Pykeryng Lyth, containing 4 messuages, worth … each and no more, 8 cottages worth 6d. each, and 20 bovates of land worth 20d. each, held of the King as of the said honor and manor, parcel of the said duchy, by service of 20s. yearly, for all service.
A moiety of the manor of Welleme, a third part of the manor of Aton in Pykerynge Lyth, and a messuage and 3 bovates of land in Dongelby, held of the said duchy, as aforesaid, by service of 5s. yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (76.)
664 JOHN GRIFFYN, esq.
Writ de Quœ plura 13 June, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 20 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee, in addition to those specified in the inquisition (No. 37) taken on his death. Nicholas Gryffyn, aged 14 and more, is his son and heir.
One John Thornburgh has received all the issues and profits of the said premises from the time of his decease, by what right the jurors know not.
N’HAMP. Manor and advowson of West Wardon, alias Chepyng Wardon, and the hundred of Wardon, worth 10l., held of the King in chief, service unknown.
Manors of Braybroke, viz. ‘le Est maner’ of Braybroke, and ‘le West maner’ of Braybroke, together with the advowson of the church of the manor of West Braybroke, worth 20l., held of Edward, Duke of Buckingham, service unknown.
Ten messuages, 10 virgates of laud, and 40s. rent in Rothwell, worth 40s., held of George, Earl of Kent, service unknown.
Ten messuages, 6 virgates of land, worth 40s., and 40s. rent in Devyngton, held of the said Earl, service unknown.
Six messuages and 4 virgates of land, worth 40s., and 26s. rent in Weldon, held of the said Earl, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (77.) E. Series II. File 671. (7.)
665 THOMAS BRAWGHYNG.
Writ 22 May, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He died 20 April, 5 Hen. VII, seised jointly with Thomas Brawghyng his son, and Joan wife of the said Thomas Brawghyng the younger, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor and land in fee. Thomas Brawghyng, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
HERTS. Manor called ‘Brawghynges’ in the parish of Ware, worth 10l., held of the Countess of Richemount, as of the manor of Ware, service unknown.
Three acres of land in the parish of Widford, worth 20s., held of Henry Coote, as of the manor of Sawtryes, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (78.)
666 JOHN HULCOTE, esq.
Writ de Amotus 12 May, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 20 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He died on the eve of St. Andrew the Apostle, 22 Edw. IV, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Richard Hulcote, aged 30 and more, is his cousin and heir.
N’HAMP. Manor of Hulcote, worth 100s., held of the Earl Ryvers, by service of 2s. at Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (79.) E. Series II. File 671. (4.)
667 EDMUND CORNNWELL.
Writ 9 Feb., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 16 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed John Mordaunt, John Broun, John Horde, and William Cutlerd, of the under-mentioned manor, to the intent that the said Richard (sic) and his executors should, from 20 July, 4 Hen. VII, receive the issues and profits of the said manor till from that source and from a certain rent of 56s. 2d., issuing out of the manor of Weston, co. Warwick, they should have received the sum of 106l. 13s. 4d.; and after receipt of that sum, to the use of Margaret his wife for life, and after her decease to the use of himself and his heirs.
He died on the day, or feast, of the Conception, 5 Hen. VII, seised of the under-mentioned advowson in fee. Thomas Cornnwell, aged 17 and more, is his son and heir.
N’HAMP. Manor, or lordship, of Norton beside Daventre, worth 12l., held of Edward, Earl of Warwick, service unknown.
The advowson of the church, or free chapel, of St. John the Baptist in Thrope, held of the said Earl, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 6. (80.) E. Series II. File 671. (5.)
668 JOHN COKEYN, esq.
Writ 3 July, 5 Hen. VII; inq. Saturday after Michaelmas, 6 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed Joan Louth, afterwards his wife, who survives, of the under-mentioned manor of Luton, to hold for the term of her life.
Hugh Boyvyle and Robert Baxter enfeoffed him of the under-mentioned manor of Bury Hatley, to hold for the term of his life, with remainder to Edmund Cokayn his son, and Elizabeth, wife of the said Edmund, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Edmund.
He died 22 June, 5 Hen. VII. The said Edmund Cokayn, aged 21 and more, is his son and heir.
BEDF. Manor of Luton, worth 24l., held of John Rotherham, esq., service unknown.
Manor of Bury Hatley, worth 20 marks, held of the Earl of Nottingham, as of the barony of Bedford, service unknown.
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669 RALPH CRATHORN, knt.
Writ …..; inq. 4 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 1 May, 15 Edw. IV, he enfeoffed Robert Warcop, esq., Thomas Crathorn, clk., and Richard Beilby, who survive, of the under-mentioned manors and lands.
He died 26 Jan. last. Thomas Crathorn, esq., aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Manor of Crathorn, held of William Conyers, esq., as of the manor of Whorleton, service and value unknown.
Manors of Est Nesse and Stillyngflet, held of Ralph, Earl of Westmoreland, as of the manor of Butercramp, service and value unknown.
Two messuages in Yarom, held of the said William Conyers, as of the manor of Yarom, service and value unknown.
Four bovates of land in Hilton, held of the said William, as of the manor of Whorleton, service and value unknown.
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670 JOHN CONSTABLE, knt.
Writ 13 Dec., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 2 Oct., 6 Hen. VII.
He died the Sunday after St. Martin the Bishop last, seised of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. Ralph Constable, esq., aged 30 and more, is his brother and heir.
YORK. Manors of Burton Constable and Halsham in Holdernes, held of Thomas Archbishop of York, as of the manor of Coldon in Holdernes, service and value unknown.
Twelve messuages and 80a. land, meadow, and pasture in Pall, Ryall, Camberton, Est Halsham, Marton, and Sprotley, value unknown, held of Edward, Duke of Buckingham, as of the manor of Brestwyk, by fealty.
Manor of Kirkeby under Knoll, 12 messuages, and 200a. land, meadow, and pasture in Maunby and Thryntofte, value unknown, held of the King, as of the castle and manor of Rychemond, parcel of the earldom of Richemond, by fealty only.
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671 NICHOLAS FETHERSTONHALGH, esq.
Writ 10 March, inq., Wednesday, 18 Aug., 5 Hen. VII.
He held the under-mentioned manor at his death of the Earl of Northumberland.
He died 12 Feb. last. Nicholas Fetherstonhaulgh, aged 14, is his son and heir.
N’TH’L’D. Manor of Fetherstonhalgh, containing a principal messuage with buildings, 80a. arable, 20a. meadow, 12a. wood, and 200a. moor and pasture; also 12 tenements, 4 cottages, and a grain mill in the tenure of divers tenants; the whole being worth 10 marks yearly and no more on account of the sterility of the country and the destruction of the Scots; held of Henry, Earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Hayden, within the barony of Langley, in socage, by a yearly rent of 22s.
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672 EDMUND LANGLEY.
Writ 1 May, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 25 Sept., 6 Hen. VII.
The said Edmund Langley, esq., died the Wednesday before Easter last, about 10 o’clock at night, seised of the under-mentioned land in fee. Walter Langley, aged 5 and more, is his son and heir.
GLOUC. Two closes called ‘le Calewell hill’ and ‘Marleis,’ and 20a. land in Nether Sudyngton, worth 20s., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
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673 ALICE CODERYNGTON, widow.
Writ 24 July, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 20 Sept., 6 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Sobbury, 7 Aug., 1 Hen. VII, she enfeoffed Christopher Twynyho, clk., William Besylys. Thomas Codryngton, and William Twynyho, esq., who survive, of the under-mentioned manors and lands, whereof she was seised in fee tail, to hold to them their heirs an d assigns for ever on certain conditions therein specified.
She died 16 July last. Christopher Codryngton, aged 22 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of John her son.
GLOUC. Manors of Codryngton and Wappeley, with certain lands there, held of John, Abbot of Stanley, by fealty and 11l. rent.
Certain lands in Chepyng Sobbyry and elsewhere in the said county, held of Margaret, Countess of Warwick, as of the manor of Olde Sodbyry, by fealty and 5s. 9d. rent. The clear yearly value of both manors and lands is 20l. 16s. 9d. and more.
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674 MATHIA, late the wife of JOHN CAREWE.
Writ 12 Oct., inq. 13 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
Thomas Wode, serjeant at law, Thomas Greynevyle, Richard Chechestre, John Denys of Orlegh, John More of Columpton, Nicholas Cokworthy and Robert Yeo, esqs., and John Yeo of Braunton, being seised of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee, by deed dated 5 March, 5 Hen. VII, demised the manors of Womberlegh, Adryngton, and Bukyngton, the advowson of the church of Bukyngton excepted, to the said Mathia, late the wife of John Carewe, esq., for the term of her life; and by deed dated 24 May, 4 Hen. VII, demised to her all the other under-mentioned manors and lands to hold for the term of her life in dower; all which premises they lately had of the gift and enfeoffment of Thomas Beaumount, esq., deceased.
Subsequently one Hugh Beaumount, brother of the said Thomas, by deed dated Tuesday after Palm Sunday, 5 Hen. VII, gave, granted, and ratified to her all his estate in the said manors of Womberlegh, Adryngton, and Bukyngton, the said advowson excepted, for the term of her life, with remainder to the said John Carewe, then her husband, who survives, for the term of his life.
She died 10 June last. Thomas Mogeford, aged 40 and more, is her brother and heir.
DEVON. Manors of Womberlegh and Adryngton, and the manor and advowson of Bukyngton, worth 20l., held of Edward, Earl of Warwick, who is in the King’s custody, as of the honor of Wynkelegh, by fealty, for all service.
Manor of Mershe, worth 10l., held of Edward, Earl of Devon, as of the honor of Okehamton, by fealty, for all service.
Manors of Hunscote, and Morcombe, worth 40s., held of Halnath Malyverer, as of the manor of Aisshewater, by fealty, for all service.
Manor of Lyne, worth 40s., held of Thomas Pyne, as of the manor of Est Lyne, by fealty, for all service.
Two Messuages in Rewestokhay, and Trepelond, worth 20s., held of Alexander Carewe, by fealty, for all service.
A messuage and 100a. land in Coffyns Heannton, worth 10s., held of Richard Pomery, knt., as of the manor of Bury Pomery, by fealty for all service.
A messuage and 40a. land in Holebray, worth 10s., held of James Flemmyng, knt., as of the manor of Highbray, by fealty only.
A messuage and 40a. land in West Bokelond, worth 12s., held of Edward Ralegh, knt., as of the manor of West Bokelond, hy fealty only.
Eight messuages in Barnestaple, worth 20s., held of Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby, in free burgage.
One hundred acres of land in Aissherygge, worth 10s., held of Thomas, Earl of Ormond, as of the manor of Northam, by fealty, for all service.
A messuage and 30a. land in Myddel Marwode, worth 10s., held of John Garlond, by fealty only.
A messuage and 40a. land in Marwode, worth 10s. held of John, Lord de Fitzwaryn, as of the manor of Marwode, by fealty only.
A messuage and 60a. land in Bytteden, worth 12s., held of Richard Loveryng, as of the manor of Bytteden, by fealty, only.
A messuage and 30a. land in Alfardiscote, worth 20s., held of Patrick Bellewe, as of the manor of Alfardiscote, by fealty, for all service.
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675 JOHN CONYERS, knt.
Writ 21 March, inq. 1 Aug., 5 Hen. VII.
He was seised jointly with Margery his wife, in her right, of the under-mentioned manor of Yarome and knight’s fees in Yarome, &c., and of a moiety of the castle and manor of Whorleton, &c., in fee; and being so seised by their deed dated 20 March, 9 Edw. IV, they enfeoffed Christopher Conyers of Sokburn, knt., John Pyckeryng, knt., Thomas and William Tunstall, Richard Conyers of Cowton, afterwards knighted, Miles Metcalff, Cuthbert Lightfote, clk., Thomas Siggiswik, John Shirwynd, clk., and Richard Gregson thereof to the use of their last will.
He was also seised of the under-mentioned manors of Horneby, &c., which by deed of even date with the above he gave to the said Christopher Conyers, and the others, to the use of his will.
Other findings illegible.
YORK. Manor of Yarome, worth 100s., held of by knight-service.
Five knight’s fees, and the moiety of the fourth part of a knight’s fee in Yarome, Crathorn, … ton, Kildale, Upsall, Berwyck on Tease, Stanesby, Towcester, …., worth …., held of the King in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
A moiety of the castle and manor of Whorleton, the advowson of the church of Rudby, the manors of Hoton, Eston, and Aldwark, and a moiety of the manor of Boynton on ‘lez wald,’ held of the Archbishop of Canterbury by the service which pertains to the office of the pantry, on the day of the (enthronement) of the said Archbishop.
Manors of Horneby, Brethorne, Newton, Morker, Langthorne, West Brompton, Est Brompton, Little Crakhall, and Solbergh, within the liberty of Richmond, held of ….
Manors of and Morton in Cliveland, held of …
A moiety of the manor of Campton, held of ….
A messuage in Hakforth, held of
Three burgages in North Alverton, held of …
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676 ROBERT BYKER.
Writ 29 Jnne, 5 Hen. VII; inq. 2 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
One William Faukener died seised in fee of the under-mentioned lands, which thereupon descended to one Anne, wife of the said Robert Byker alias Bygar, as his daughter and heir; and the said Robert and Anne being seised of the premises accordingly in fee, in her right, had issue between them one William Byker alias Bygar; and afterwards the said Anne died, and the said Robert survived her and was seised of the premises, as tenant by the curtesy, and died so seised.
He died 26 July, 4 Hen. VII. William Byker alias Bygar, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Three tenements in New Wodestoke, worth 13s. 4d., held of the King in free burgage, as of the borough of New Wodestoke, by 12 1/2d. rent.
A toft and 2 virgates of land in Old Wodestoke, worth 10s., held of the King in free burgage as of the borough of New Wodestoke, by 8s. 6d. rent yearly.
A messuage and a virgate of land in Chadelyngton, worth 10s., held of the Countess of Warwick, as of the manor of Chadelyngton, by the rent of a clove gillyflower yearly.
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677 RICHARD BLOMVYLE, esq.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 3 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
He was seised jointly with Katharine his wife, William Gurnay, esq., William Bedyngfeld, clk., and Henry Wylton, of the under-mentioned manors of ‘Blomevylez’ and ‘Maleherbes’ and the advowson of the church of Newton Flatman in fee, viz. to hold to them and his heirs.
He was seised, in right of the said Katharine his wife, of the under-mentioned manor of ‘Ulstons’ in fee.
He was seised jointly with William Wood and John Whitrat, clks., to them and his heirs assigns, of the under-mentioned manor called ‘Ser Raafes’ in fee.
He was seised jointly with William Woode and John Davy, clks., and John Stevenys, chaplain, to them and his heirs and assigns, of the under-mentioned manor of Depeham.
By his last will he gave to William, Nicholas, and Robert Blomevyle, his brothers, annuities of 8 marks, 5 marks, and 5 marks respectively, issuing out of the manor of Depeham, with benefit of survivorship, in full of all arrears of annuities due to them under the will of William Blomevyle, their father. Subject to the said annuities he gave the said manor to Ralph his son and heir in tail male, with remainder to Richard brother of the said Ralph in tail male, with remainder to the said William, Nicholas, and Robert, his brothers successively in tail male, with remainder to his eldest daughter and her issue male, with the like remainder to his other daughters successively.
He willed that the said manors of ‘Ulston’s’ and ‘Ser Raafes’ should remain in the custody of the said William, Nicholas, and Robert, his brothers, who should take the issues and profits thereof for the payment of his debts and the performance of the will of the said William, his father; and that after the payment of the said debts and the performance of the said will, the said manor called ‘Ser Raafes’ should remain to the said Ralph his son in tail male, with remainder in default as the manor of Depeham is limited; and that the said manor called ‘Ulstons’ should remain to testator’s son Richard on attaining the age of 21, in tail male, with remainder to Ralph his brother in tail male, with remainder to William his uncle, with remainder as the manor of Depeham is limited.
He also willed that after the death of Katharine his wife the said manors of Newton Flatman and Maleherbes should remain to the said Ralph his son in tail male, with remainder as the manor of Depeham is limited.
The date of his death is not specified. The said Ralph, aged 15 and more, is his son and heir.
NORF. Manor of Newton Flatman, called ‘Blomevylez,’ with a moiety of the advowson of the church of the said town, and three parts of the manor of Maleherbes with the other moiety of the said advowson, held of the Lord de Dacre, as of the manor of Horsforth, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee: clear yearly value 10l.
Manor of Heverynglond, called ‘Ulstons,’ clear yearly value 5 marks, held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Hempnale, called ‘Ser Raafes,’ clear yearly value 100s., held of John de Fitzwater, knt., as of the manor of Hempnale in socage, by the rent of 1d. yearly, for all service.
Manor of Depeham, clear yearly value 20 marks, held of the Lord de Morley, as of the manor of Hengham, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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678 JOHN TYRYNGHAM, son and heir of JOHN TYRYNGHAM, esq.
Writ de Ætate probanda 8 Nov., probatio œtatis 10 Nov., 6 Hen. VII.
LONDON. He was baptized in the church of St. Stephen in Colman strete, London, 6 Oct., 9 Edw. IV, John Shogborowe, John Iwardeby, and Alice wife of William S … … being gossips.
The custody of his lands was given by King Richard III to Elizabeth Tyryngham, widow.
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679 EDMUND CORNWELL, knt.
Writ 9 Feb., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 18 Sept., 6 Hen. VII.
Richard Laken, citizen and mercer of London, and others, were seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee, to the use nevertheless of the said Edmund and his heirs, and the said Edmund granted the said lands, with all their appurtenances and profits, to the said Richard, until such time as he should have been contented and satisfied of a certain sum of money in which the said Edmund stood bound to him by his writing obligatory.
The said Edmund Cornewell, Baron of Burford, alias Burbord, died 28 Nov., 5 Hen. VII. Thomas Cornewell, aged 16, is his son and heir.
BUCKS. Lands and tenements to the clear yearly value of 10l. in the parish of Evere.
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680 JOHN GYFFORD, esq.
Writ 18 March, inq. 2 July, 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 5 May, 15 Edw. IV, he enfeoffed John Denys of Orleigh, John Orchard, William Coffyn, Richard Vyell, and Richard Denys, now deceased, and Roger Seller, who survives, of the under-mentioned manor of Halsbury and lands in Nethercote, Wirtheyate, Est and West Clyfford, Trew, and Nuttecot, Gorven, Tadeport, Est and West Ford, Southcot and Fenton, Dewland, and Bocombe, whereof he was seised in fee.
By deed dated 6 May, 15 Edw. IV, he and Elizabeth his wife enfeoffed Thomas Beamond, esq., John Denys of Orleigh, John Orchard, William Coffyn, and Richard Denys, now deceased, and Roger Seller and Thomas Seller, who survive, of all the other under-mentioned manors, advowsons, and lands, whereof they were seised in fee in her right.
He survived the said Elizabeth, by whom he had issue Thomas, William, Richard and Lewis Gyffard, [and other] sons and daughters; and died 14 March, 7 Hen. VII. Thomas Gyffard, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. A moiety of the manor of Podyngton, worth 11s. 2d., together with a fourth part of the advowson of the church of Podyngton, held of Arthur, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, and Earl of Chester, as of the manor of Bradnynche, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
A moiety of a toft and of a ferling of land in Bowmore, worth 2s., held of William Croke in free socage.
A moiety of a messuage and of a carucate of land [in Legh beside Swynbrigge, worth 5s., held of George Nevyll, knt., Lord Bergavenny, as of the manor of Chitelhampton, in free socage.
A moiety of a toft, of a garden, of an orchard, and of 3a. land in Neuport, worth 6d., held of the Bishop of Exeter …..
A moiety of a messuage and of a carucate of land in Barnecot, worth 5s., held of Hugh Beamont, service unknown.
A moiety of a toft, of half a carucate of land, and of 100a. land, gorse, and heather in Kyppyscombe, worth 12d., held of Patrick Bedlowe, and Nicholas Dulune, as of the manor of Bratton, by fealty only.
A moiety of a carucate of land, of 4a. meadow, of 10a. pasture, and of 20a. wood in Myll, worth 3s. 4d., held of Margaret, Countess of Richemond, as of the manor of Toryton, service unknown.
A moiety of a messuage and of 20a. wood in Wodeland, worth 12d., held of the Abbot of Clive, service unknown.
A fourth part of a messuage in Chepyng Toryton, of the clear yearly value of 1d., held of the said Countess, as of the said manor, in free socage.
A moiety of a carucate of land in Blydewell, worth 12d., held of the heirs of William Cornu, service unknown.
A moiety of a third of a carucate of land in Brynghersche, worth 12d., held of the heirs of William Cornu, service unknown.
A moiety of a toft and of 20a. land in Goodlegh, worth 18d., held of the Priory of Canyngton, service unknown.
A moiety of a messuage, of a carucate of land, of 8a. meadow, and of 60 (or 40) a. gorse and heather in Kenestrewe, worth 18d., held of William Moore, service unknown.
A moiety of a rent of 5s. from divers free tenants in Kenestrewe.
A fourth part of a toft and of a carucate of land in South Molton, worth 1d., held of the said Countess, as of the manor of South Molton, in free burgage.
A ninth part of 2 messuages in Exeter, of no annual value, held of the Bishop of Exeter, in free burgage.
A moiety of a carucate of land in Combehed, worth 5s., held of John Walys in free socage.
A moiety of a messuage and of a carucate of land and 8a. meadow in Haschocke, and of 2d. rent from divers free tenants in Haschocke, worth 12d., held of the said Countess, as of the honor of Barnestapel, service unknown.
A fourth part of an acre of land and meadow (or of a carucate of land) in Upton Hyllyng, or Upton Helyon, worth 4d., held of Thomas Dowryssh, service unknown, together with a fourth part of the advowson of a moiety of the church aforesaid.
A fourth part of a moiety of the manor of Offewell, worth 5s., together with the advowson of a fourth part of a moiety of the church aforesaid, held of the said Thomas Dowryssh, service unknown.
A moiety of a messuage and of 2 carucates of land in Ernysburgh Collecot, and Furse, worth 12d., held of the heirs of John Hall in free socage.
A moiety of a rent of 6s. in Dobyslysheys, held of John Bygot, service unknown; it is of no yearly value.
A messuage, 2 carucates of land, and an acre of meadow in Graddon, worth …., held of John Davels, as of the manor of Blak Toryton in free socage.
A messuage, a carucate of land, and 1a. meadow in Ludecote, worth 12d., held of Edward, Earl of Devon, as of the honor of Okehampton.
Two messuages and a moiety of a mill in Barnehousford, worth 3s., held of the said …. Beamont in free socage.
A messuage in Wyllyswell, worth 6d., held of the said Earl, as of the manor of Twyckebear, service unknown.
A toft in Ageven, worth 6d., held of George Stanley, Lord le Straynge, as of the manor of Bradworthy, service unknown.
A carucate of land in Stowford, worth …., held of the said George, as of the said manor, service unknown.
A messuage in Huddysdon, worth 8d., held of Humphrey Fulford, as of the manor of Dewekeshere, service unknown.
A messuage in Wanneford, worth 6d., held of the said John Davels, as of the said manor of Blak Toryton.
A carucate of land in Waldon, worth 12d., held of William Courteney, knt., as of the manor of Mylton, service unknown.
Two burgages in Hatherlegh, worth 2d., held of the Abbot of Tavystock, in free socage.
A messuage in Wekescoyscy, worth 6d., held of the said Hugh Beamont in free socage.
A rent of 6d. in Hele Sachefyld.
Three acres of land in Keletre, or Kylketre, worth 2d., held of Richard Reyny, service unknown.
Two messuages in Thornbury, Thorn, and Thornbury Myll, worth 12d., held of the said Richard Reyny, service unknown.
Manor of Halsbury, and 4 carucates of land (or 4 messuages), worth …., held of Hugh Beamond in free socage.
A toft and 2a. land in Nethercote, worth 12d., held of the said Humphrey Fulford, as of the manor of Parkham, in free socage.
A toft and an acre of land in Wirtheyate, worth 6d., held of John Gay, as of the manor of ….. in free socage.
Four carucates of land in West Clyfford, Est Clyfford, Trew and Nuttecot, worth 6s., held of John Dynham, knt., Lord de Dynham, as of the manor of Hartlond, in free socage.
A rent of sixpence in Gorven.
Two acres of land in Tadeport, worth 2d., held of John Davels, service unknown.
Four messuages and a mill in West Ford and Est Ford, worth 12d., held of the Prior of Montacute, as of the manor of Monkeley, by fealty only.
A rent of 5s. in Southcot and Fenton.
An acre of land in Dewland, worth 4d., held of the said Richard Regny, service unknown.
A messuage and an acre of land in Bocombe, worth 3s., held of the said Hugh Beamont in free socage.
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681 RICHARD, EARL OF RYVERS.
Writ de Amotus 2 April, inq. 4 Aug., 7 Hen. VII.
One David Hopton, Richard Awfyn, and Walter Colman, clks., enfeoffed Thomas, late Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert, late Bishop of Bath and Wells, Henry, Duke of Buckingham, William, Earl Arundell, Henry, then Earl of Northumberland, Edmund, Earl of Kent, Anthony Wydevyle, Earl Ryvers, John Fogge, knt., Thomas Billyng, chief justice under King Edward IV, John Wodde, clk., Richard Haute, the elder, and William Alyngton, esqs., John Catisby, serjeant-at-law, and John Suleard, now deceased, and Edward, then Bishop of Carlisle, now of Chichester, John, then Bishop of Rochester, now of Ely, Thomas, Lord Matravers, William Hawte, knt., William Fyssher, and Robert Brown, who survive, of the under-mentioned manors, together with 500a. land, 40a. meadow, 100a. wood, 20a. heather, and 300a. pasture in Lee, Shroffolt, Bankers, Detlyng, and Shofford, to the use of the said Anthony, Earl Ryvers, his heirs and assigns. By the death of the said Anthony without issue the said feoffees became seised of the premises to the use of the said Richard, Earl Ryvers, his heirs and assigns, as brother and heir to the said Anthony.
The said Richard by his writing indented, dated 9 Dec. 5 Hen. VII, made between Thomas, Marquess of Dorset, of the one part, and himself of the other, gave the said manors of Lee, Shroffold, and Bankers, in the event of his death without issue, to the Lady Elizabeth, late the wife of King Edward IV, for the term of her life, with remainder to the said Marquess her son, in tail male, with remainder to his own right heirs.
By his last will uttered in extremis, and proved in the Archbishop’s court, he made the said Marquess his heir, and gave him whatever lands and tenements he had power to dispose.
He died without issue 6 March, 6 Hen. VII. His heirs are, (1) the said Marquess of Dorset, aged 37 and more, son and heir of the said Queen Elizabeth, now deceased, one of the sisters and heirs of him the said Richard, Earl Ryvers; (2) Katharine, wife of Jasper, Duke of Bedford, aged 34 and more, another such sister; (3) Henry, Earl of Essex, aged 19 and more, son of Anne, another such sister; (4) William, Lord Matravers, aged 16 and more, son and heir of Margaret, another such sister; (5) Elizabeth, Lady Herbert, aged 16 and more, daughter and heir of Mary, another such sister; and (6) Joan, wife of George, Lord Straunge, aged 15 and more, daughter of Jaquetta another such sister and heir.
KENT. Manor of Lee, 300a. land, 20a. meadow, 50a. wood, 10a. heather, and 200a. pasture in Lee, worth 26l. 13s. 4d., held of the King, by fealty, and suit to the sheriff’s tourn held at Sutton at Hone after Easter and Michaelmas.
Manor of Shroffold (or Shroffolt), 100a. land, 6a. meadow, 30a. wood, 4a. heather, and 30a. pasture in Shroffold, worth 13l. 6s. 8d., held of John, Prior of the House of Jesus of Bethlem, of Shene, service unknown.
Manor of Bankers, 40a. land, 6a. meadow, 12a. wood, 4a. heather, and 30a. pasture, worth 8l., held of the said Prior, service unknown.
Manor of Detlyng, 40a. land, 5a. meadow, 6a. wood, an acre of heather, and 30a. pasture, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of John, Archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown.
Manor of Shofford (or Shefford), 20a. land, 3a. meadow, 2a. wood, an acre of heather, and 10a. pasture, worth 8l., held of the said Archbishop, service unknown.
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682 THOMAS BOURGHCHIER the elder, knt.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. the last day of Feb., 7 Hen. VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Knebworth and ‘le Trehouse,’ with lands in Knebworth, &c., in fee, and being so seised, a fine was levied on the morrow of the Ascension, 6 Hen. VII, between William Pykenham, clk., William Hody, knt., chief baron of the exchequer, Henry Heydon, knt., Simon Wyseman, esq., Andrew Wyndesore, esq., William Tendryng, esq., John Asshefeld, esq., Roger Philpotte, Thomas Oxbruge, Christopher Lytton, clk., John Bottiller, Robert Plomer, and Robert Blakwall, querents, and the said Thomas by the name of Thomas Bourghchier the elder, knt., and Anne then his wife, late the wife of John Sulyard, knt., deforciants, of the said manors and lands, two messuages in Hychen excepted, to hold to the said Thomas, and Anne his wife, who survives, for the term of their lives without impeachment of waste, of the said Pykenham and the others, by the rent of a rose at Midsummer for all service, with reversion to the said feoffees.
One John Borly and John Dancastre being seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Ayot St. Laurence in fee, gave the said manor and advowson by fine levied 6 Ric. II to Thomas Barr, knt., and Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Thomas. The premises descended to John Barre, knt., their son and heir, who being seised thereof in fee tail per formam doni had issue Isabel, Countess of Devon, his daughter and heir, late the wife of the said Thomas Bourghchier, by whom she had issue a daughter Isabel, who predeceased her. On her own death without surviving issue the said Thomas became seised of the said manor and advowson for the term of his life as tenant by the curtesy, with reversion to Richard Delabere, knt., aged 40 and more, son of Joan, daughter of the said Thomas and Elizabeth, and sister of the said John Barre, knt., father of the said Countess of Devon; Thomas Cornewall, aged 19 and more, son of Edmund, son of Thomas, son of Elizabeth, another such daughter; and to Edward Hanmer, aged 21 and more, son of William, son of Ancret, another such daughter of the said Thomas and Elizabeth Barre, as cousins and heirs of the said Thomas and Elizabeth.
The said Thomas Bourghchier being seised of the under-mentioned manor of Waters, and lands in Ware and Stansted in fee, gave them to William Tendryng, esq., Robert Plomer, William Copynger and others to the use of his last will.
He was also seised of the under-mentioned messuage called ‘Cosyns’ and lands in Ware and Amwell in fee, and gave them to the last-named feoffees, to the use of the said Robert Plomer for the term of his life, with remainder to the use of his own last will.
He died on the day of St. Crispin and St. Crispinian last. Henry, Earl of Essex, aged 19 and more, son of William his brother, is his cousin and next heir. Cf. No. 512.
HERTS. Manors of Knebworth and (le Trehous), 10 messuages, 3 tofts, 6 gardens, nine carucates and sixty acres of land, 10a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 35a. wood, and 20l. rent in Knebbeworth, Codycote, Burley, Stevenach, Hychen, Dacheworth, Welwyn, and Buntyngford, and the advowson of the church of Knebworth, worth 40 marks, held of the heirs of the Earl of Aubimarl, service unknown.
Two messuages in Hychen, part of the above, worth 26s. 8d., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the manor of Hychyn, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Ayot St. Lawrence, worth 20l., held of the King, as of the honor of Mandevile, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and by service of a sparrowhawk, or 2s., on the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula yearly, for all service.
Manor of Waters and 3 messuages, a toft, 2 gardens, 140a. (or 160a.) land, 2a. meadow, 3a. wood, and 12s. 6d. rent, in Ware and Stansted; with a messuage called ‘Cosyns,’ in Ware, and 120a. land, and 8a. meadow in Ware and Amwell; worth 10 marks, held of Margaret, Countess of Richmond, as of the manor of Ware, service unknown.
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683 THOMAS BOURGHCHER.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 7 March, 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 20 Jan., 35 Hen. VI, Hugh Shelwyke and Henry Quarell demised the under-mentioned fourth part of the manors of Teynton and Kylcote to John Barre, knt., and Joan then his wife, with ultimate remainders to Isabel, Countess of Devon, his daughter and her husband the said Thomas Bourghchier the elder, knt., and the heirs of the body of the said Countess, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John Barre, knt. (as in No. 116).
He survived the said Isabel and died on the day of St. Crispin and St. Crispinian last, seised of the said fourth part as tenant by the curtesy, with reversion to her heirs.
His heir and the heirs of the said Countess as in No. 682.
GLOUC. A fourth part of the manors of Teynton and Kylcote, worth 6 marks, held of Richard Ferrers, esq., service unknown.
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684 THOMAS BOURGHCHIER the elder, knt.
Writ 24 Oct., inq. 3 March, 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 20 Jan., 35 Hen. VI, Henry Quarell and Hugh Shellewyke demised the under-mentioned manors and lands to John Barre, knt., and Joan his wife with remainders over (as in No. 7); and the said John and Joan by letters patent 27 March, 11 Edw. IV, received the King’s pardon for acquiring the same.
The said John Barre died without issue by the said Joan, who survived him and was solely seised of the said manors and lands in fee tail after possibility of issue extinct. On her death the said Thomas Bourghchier the elder, knt., and Isabel, Countess of Devon his wife, daughter and heir of the said John Barre by Idonea his first wife, entered on and were seised of the premises in their demesne as of fee tail in right of the said Isabel, and being so seised received the King’s pardon by letters patent 12 Dec., 1 Hen. VII, for all acquisitions &c. prior to 7 Nov. then last. Cf. No. 472.
They had issue a daughter Isabel who died, and afterwards the said Countess died without surviving issue, and the said Thomas was seised of the premises in his demesne as of frank tenement, as tenant by the curtesy, with reversion to Richard Delabere, knt., Thomas Cornewall, and Edmund Hanmer, as cousins and heirs of the said John Barre, knt., as well as of the said Countess.
Death and heir as in No. 682.
HEREF. Manor of Clehungre, worth 10 marks, held of Thomas, Bishop of Hereford, in right of his church of St. Ethelbert the King, service unknown.
Manor of Merecourt, worth 40s., held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Tadyngton, worth 10 marks, held of the King in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Lower Bolyngehope, worth 20s., held of the King, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Burcote in Hereford, worth 5 marks, held of the said Bishop, by fealty and 18s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Lorteporte, worth 5l., held of the Prior of Little Malverne, by fealty and 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Chekkeley, worth 40s., held of John Devoreux, knt., Lord de Ferrers, service unknown.
Six messuages, 12 tofts, 300a. land, 100a, meadow, 40a. pasture, 20a. wood, and 20s. rent in Clehungre, Tadington, Throkeston, Alensmore, Hereford, Stokebrugge, Sholl, Lortporte, Kentisburcote, Over Shelwyk, and Nether Shelwyk, worth 10 marks, held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Two messuages, 8 tofts, 40a. land, 40a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 10a. wood, and 20s. rent in Chekkely …. Mordeford, and Maynston, worth 6 marks, held of, John H …. and John Southerne, service unknown.
Four messuages, 10 tofts, 160a. land, 160a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 30a. wood, and 20s. rent in Leominstre, Arkeston, Kyngeston, Wylnehale, Webton, Lower Bolynghope, Blakemeston, and Hynton, worth 10 marks, held of John Seymour, John Monyngton, and Thomas Beynam, esq., and Alice his wife, in her right, service unknown.
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685 JOHN DENYS, of Orleygh.
Writ 11 May, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 10 Oct., 15 Edw. IV, Agnes Giffard, widow, gave the under-mentioned moiety of lands in Plymptre, &c., to him and Eleanor his wife, for the term of their lives, with remainder to William, Roger, Robert and Thomas their sons in tail, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Eleanor.
By deed dated 12 Dec., 5 Hen. VII, he gave the under-mentioned lands in Beare to one John Seller, for his good service, to hold for the term of his life; and by deed dated 6 June, 5 Hen. VII, gave the under-mentioned lands in Tadypitt and Orlemyll to William Whytheman for life, for his good service past and to come.
He died 7 May last, seised of all the other under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. William Denys, aged 20 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Orlegh, worth 100s., held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Farlegh, worth 10l., held of Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, in socage, as of the manor of Tyverton, by 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Playstow, worth 8l. 4s., held of Margaret, Countess of Rychemond, as of the castle of Barnestaple, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage in North Molton, worth 10s., held of the King, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee, by reason of the minority of William Seymour, who is in the King’s custody through the death of Thomas Seymour, knt., his grandfather, who was mesne between the King and the said John.
Two ferlings of land called ‘Beare’ and ‘Shorterigge’ in Alwyngton, worth 8s., held of Richard Coffyn by knight-service, as of the manor of Alwyngton.
A moiety of a third part of the manor of Esse Rafe, the said manor being held of Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, by service of 1/3 of a knight’s fee, and worth 5s.
A third part of the advowson of the church of Esse Rafe, worth nothing, ecause filled.
A moiety of a third part of the manor of Curreworthy, held of William Maior, by fealty for all service; the said manor is worth 10s.
A moiety of 22 messuages, 6 tofts, 5 water mills, 1 fulling mill, 304a. land, 60a. meadow, 80a. pasture, 100a. wood, and 500a. gorse and heather in Esse Rafe, Curreworthy, Highanton, Welcomb, &c., viz:—
A messuage and 30a. land in Highanton, worth 3s., held of Robert Cary, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 40a. land in Inwarlegh, worth 4s., held of the heirs of John Rytherden, by fealty only.
A messuage and 36a. land in Wheteford, worth 3s., held of Richard Lanteford by fealty only, for all service.
Two messuages and 46a. land in Milton Damerell, worth 5s. 6d., held of William Courtenay, knt., by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 15a. land in North Lewe, worth 21d., held of Robert Cary, by fealty only, for all service.
Three messuages and 43a. land in Neuton St. Petroc’s, worth 6s., held of the Prior of Bodmyn, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 20a. land in Stoke St. Nectan’s worth 3s. 4d., held of the Abbot of Hertlond, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 30a. land in Bradeworthy, worth … 6d., held of George, Lord Strange, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 6a. land in Whiteley, worth 17d., held of Robert Hurde, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 30a. land in Suttecomb, worth 6s., held of the heirs of William Cornu, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 7a. land in Hertelond, worth .. s., held of John, Lord Dynham, knt., by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 2 gardens in Holdesworthy, worth 18d., held of the said Countess of Rychemond, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 5a. land in Lampford, worth 12d., held of the heirs of William Dytmay, by fealty only; for all service.
A moiety of 32 messuages, 197a. land, and 25a. of meadow in Plymptre, Widecomb, Est Budlegh, Clyst Honyton, Salteryn, Southcotlegh, and Cranford, viz:—
A messuage, 4 1/2a. land, and 2a. meadow in Plymtre, worth 16d., held of William Maior, by fealty only, for all service.
Six messuages and 30a. land in Wydecomb, worth 20s., held of the King, by 1/8 of a knight’s fee, as of the hundred of Est Budlegh.
A messuage and 4a. land in Est Budlegh, worth 6d., held of James Down, by fealty only, for all service.
Three messuages, 30a. land, and 4a. meadow in Clist Honyton, worth 11s., held of John Gybbes, by fealty only, for all service.
Four messuages, 5a. land, and 6 1/2a. meadow in Southcotlegh, worth 3s. 4d., held of the Prior of St. James, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and 25a. land in Cranford, worth 20s., held of James Chudlegh, by fealty only, for all service.
A rentcharge of 4l. 13s. from 4 messuages, 300a. land, 20a. meadow, and 200a. gorse and heather in Thuburgh, in the parish of Suttecomb, held of none.
A messuage, 100a. land, and 3a. meadow in Beare aforesaid, granted as above to John Seller.
Three messuages, 100a. land, 6a. meadow, and 200a. gorse and heather in Tadypytt and Orlemyll, parcel of the manor of Orlegh aforesaid.
Seven messuages and 6 gardens in Barnestaple, worth 30s., held of Margaret, Countess of Rychemond in free burgage, for all service.
Seven messuages, 20a. pasture, and 3a. meadow in Neupott Episcopi, worth 13s. 4d., held of Richard, Bishop of Exeter in socage, by 25s. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 24a. pasture, and 2a. meadow in Bury in Erber, worth 3s. 4d., held of Thomas Bury, by fealty, for all service.
A messuage, 42a. pasture, 8a. meadow, and 20a. gorse and heather in Frythelstoke, worth 13s. 4d., held of the Prior of St. Gregory’s, Frithelstoke, by knight-service.
A messuage, 30a. pasture, 6a. meadow, and 8a, gorse and heather in Lytelham, worth 9s., held of Thomas, Earl of Ormond, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 60a. pasture, and 12a. meadow in Atheryngton, worth 12s., held of Hugh Beamond, esq., by fealty only, for all service.
Two messuages, 60a. pasture, 6a. meadow, and 30a. gorse and heather in Abbottysham, held, as to one messuage, 30a. pasture, 3a. meadow, and 12a. of heather, worth 11s. 5 1/2d., of Thomas Greynfeld, esq., by knight-service, and as to the remainder, worth 2s. 6d., of the Abbot of St. Rumon’s, Tavystoke, by fealty only, for all service.
A tenement, 8a. pasture, and 4a. meadow in Bydeford, worth 12d., held of the said Thomas Greynfeld in free burgage, for all service.
A messuage, 60a. land, 32a. wood, and 82a. gorse and heather, and 11s. 8d. rent in Great Toryton, worth 23s. 4d., held of the said Margaret, Countess of Rychemond, by knight-service.
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686 WILLIAM SANDON, esq.
Writ de Amotus 11 Feb., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors and land in fee, and being so seised married one Margaret Rigmadyn. And afterwards by deed dated 17 Oct., 3. Hen. VII, he gave three parts of the manor of Askeby, with the advowson of Askeby, and all his manors in Wragby beside Golthaugh, Panton and West Barkeworth, and all his lands in Hoggesthorp, Momby, Ingoldmels, Wynthorp and ‘Burgh in le marsch,’ to John More, rector of Halton, John Estburn, rector of Askeby, and John Fowler of Little Stepyng, their heirs and assigns. And the said feoffees by deed dated the last day of December, 3 Hen. VII enfeoffed him of all the said manors and lands, whereof he died seised accordingly in fee.
He died 6 Jan., 3 Hen. VII. Ivo Sandon, aged 21 and more, is his son and heir.
LINC. Manor and advowson of Askeby beside Partenay, worth 20l., the manor of Wragby beside Golthaugh, worth 10l., the manor of Panton, worth 100s., and the manor of West Barkeworth, worth 4 marks, held of the King in chief, by service of one knight’s fee.
Eight messuages and 100a. land and meadow in Hoggesthorp, worth 10 marks, 16 messuages and 200a. land and meadow in Momby, worth 10l., 80a. land and meadow in Ingoldmels and Westmelles, worth 10 marks, and 6 messuages and 100a. land and meadow in Wynthorpp and ‘Burgh in le marsch,’ worth 10l., held of the King, by knight-service.
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687 ROBERT MALLERY.
Writ 23 Jan., inq. 8 Feb., 7 Hen. VII.
He died 10 January last. Anthony Mallery, aged 24 and more, is his brother and heir.
HUNT. He held no lands.
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688 WILLIAM CORNU, esq.
Writ 11 April, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 6 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Thornebury 1 Jan., 5 Hen. VII, he gave the under-mentioned manors and lands to Thomas Grenefelde, esq., John Carmenowe, esq., John Speccote, gent., Robert Frenche rector of Thornbury, William Curtes rector of Suttecomb, William Parson, and John Docton, to the use of his last will.
He died 2 April last. John Specote, aged 40 and more, is his cousin and next heir, viz. son of John, son of Nicholas, son of Margaret, sister of Walter, father of Robert, father of the said William.
DEVON. Manor of Stokyntynhede, worth 10l. 2s., with the advowson of the church of Stokyntynhede, held of Edward Courteney, Earl of Devon, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Thornibury, worth 10l., held of the Abbot of Tavistoke, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Suttecombe, worth 4l., held of Margaret, Countess of Richemonde and Derby, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Asshelegh, worth 3l., held of Piers Eggecombe, as of the honor of Tottenes, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Anstymony, worth 3l., held of the said Countess, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee
Manor of Welcombe, worth 12l., held of John Couerton, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Kellewe, worth 34s., held of Ralph Copleston, by fealty.
Manor of Pulleworthy, worth 40s., held of the Abbot of Tavistoke, by 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of West Whitelegh, worth 100s., held of William Courtney, knt., by 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 20a. land, and 2a. meadow in Gubwyll, worth 7s., held of the said Earl of Devon, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Thirty acres of land in Thorhill, worth 16s., held of William Courtney, knt., by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 60a. land, and 4a. meadow in Motelegh, worth 20s., held of the said William Courtnay, knt., by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Twenty acres of land in Skedemorecomb, worth 7s., held of John Deviocke, by fealty only, for all service.
Ten acres of land, 2a. (or 4a.) meadow, and 6a. moor in Newton Petroc’s, worth 7s., held of the Prior of Bodeman, by fealty.
A messuage, 40a. land, 4a. meadow, and 60a. moor and heather in South Wanford, or Wangeford, worth 15s., held of John Davels, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 12a. land, 3a. meadow, and 10a. moor in Wranggeworthy, worth 10s., held of the Abbot of Torre, by 1/30 of a knight’s fee.
Two tenements and 2 gardens in Plymmouth, worth 11s., held of the Mayor and commonalty of the said town, by fealty.
A messuage, 3 cottages, 200a. land, 8a. meadow, 10a. wood, and 40a. moor in West Hough, worth 8l., held of William Courtney, knt., by 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
A rent-charge of 2s. yearly in Tavestoke, held of none.
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689 THOMAS FYFELD.
Writ 27 April, 6 Hen; VII, inq. 10 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Abburbury, 20 April 6 Hen. VII, he gave the under-mentioned manor to William Fox of Berford St. Michael, William Palmer, Richard Castell, and Robert Mathewe to the use of his last will.
He died 21 April, 6 Hen. VII. William Fythfeld, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Manor of Abburbury called ‘Fythfelds maner’ with lands in Abburbury and Mylton, worth 40s., held of Thomas Danvers, esq., service unknown.
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690 REGINALD GREY, esq.
Writ 2 April, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 21 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
He died on the eve of St. Clement last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Grey, aged 33 and more, is his son and heir.
BEDF. Manor in Kempston, called ‘Hastyngesbury,’ with lands in Kempston, worth 16l., held of the Earl of Kent, by knight-service.
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691 THOMAS FYFELD.
Writ 20 June, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 14 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 689, William Palmer being described as of Milton; the date of the feoffment is not given.
BERKS. A messuage and 2 virgates of land in Fythfeld, co. Berks, worth 10s., held of Richard Poyle, knt., as of the manor of Fythfeld, service unknown.
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692 MARGARET CLODYSHAM.
Writ 14 Oct., inq. 24 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
She enfeoffed Thomas Tremayle, one of the justices of the King’s bench, John Caldebeke, clk., Walter Strodynger, clk., Nicholas Cockesdon, clk., and John Sydenham of Colompstoke of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons.
She died 12 Sept. last. Margaret Clodisham, aged 60 and more, and Elisabeth late the wife of John Fitzjames the younger, aged 45 and more, are her daughters and heirs.
SOMERS. Manor of Preston, otherwise called Preston Torell, worth 7 marks, held of the Abbot of Athelney, service unknown.
Manor of Cloteworthy, worth 9 marks, and right of alternate presentation to the church of Cloteworthy, held of John Horsy, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of West Cantokeshede, worth 66s. 8d., held of Hugh Lutterell, knt., as of Dunster castle, service unknown.
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693 RICHARD MUSGRAVE, esq.
Writ 25 Aug., inq. Saturday before St. Luke the Evangelist, 7 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 18 Oct., 17 Edw. IV, he enfeoffed Richard, late Duke of Gloucester, Thomas Middelton of Lonysdale, esq., Joan Musgrave, widow, his mother, William Musgrave, esq., and Richard Middelton, esq., now deceased, and John Musgrave, then esquire, now knight, who survives, of the under-mentioned castle and lands, to his own use.
He died 10 August last. Edward Musgrave, aged 30, is his son and heir.
WESTMD. The castle and manor of Hertlay, worth 40l., the manor of Crosbe Garet, worth 20 marks, the manor of Great Musgrave, worth 20 marks, the manor of Little Musgrave, worth 20l., the manor of Morton, worth 4l., and the manor of Soulby, worth 5l., held severally of Henry Lord Clyfford, and Lord of Westmerland, by cornage, viz. by a rent to the said Lord Clyfford of 12s. 4d. yearly for the castle and manor of Hertley, 10s. 2d. for the manor of Crosbe Garet, 4s. 2d. for the manor of Great Musgrave, 11s. 2d. for the manor of Little Musgrave, 6s. for the manor of Morton, and 14s. 8d for the manor of Soulby.
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694 NICHOLAS WUTTON.
Writ de Amotus 28 May, inq. 25 June, 7 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed John Guldeford, knt., Richard Guldeford, now knight, then esquire, John Darell, esq., Henry Horne, esq., Gervase Horne, esq., and William Hall, gent., who survive, of the under-mentioned manors and lands.
He died 9 April, 20 Edward IV. Robert Wotton, age 27 and more, is his son and heir.
KENT. Manor of Bocton Maleherbe, held of the Dean and Canons of St. Stephen’s Westminster, as of the manor of Quenecourt, in socage, viz. by fealty and 1d. rent yearly, for all service.
A tenement in Bocton Maleherbe, called ‘Ponsyns,’ held of Geoffrey Golde well, as of the manor of Bowlegh, co. Kent, service unknown.
A tenement in Bocton Maleherbe, called ‘le Frithes,’ held of the Abbot of St. Saviour’s, Feversham, as of the manor of Kyngesnoth, co. Kent, service unknown.
Manor called ‘Shereves Court,’ held of the Abbot of St. Augustin’s without the walls of the city of Canterbury, as of the manor of Mynster in the Isle of Thanet, service unknown.
Manor of Wardens, or tenement called ‘Wardons,’ and a tenement called ‘Bruscombe,’ in the parish of Egerton, held of the Archbishop of Canterbury, as of the manor of Charryng, service unknown.
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695 RICHARD MUSGRAVE, esq.
Writ 25 Aug., inq. Wednesday before St. Luke the Evangelist, 7 Hen. VII.
He died 10 Aug. last, seised of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. Edward Musgrave, aged 30, is his son and heir.
CUMB. Manor of Eddynhall, worth 30s., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee, and by rendering 10 skeps of oats and 33s. 4d. at Michaelmas yearly to the King’s foresters of Ingelwode.
Manor of Hotton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee, and 4s. rent at Michaelmas yearly.
A messuage and 6a. land in Hotton, worth 10s., held of the King in chief, by service of 1/15 of a knight’s fee, and 4s. rent at. Michaelmas yearly.
Manor of Bocherdby, worth 40s., held of the King in chief, by cornage, by a rent of 5s. at Michaelmas yearly to the King’s Exchequer of Carlisle.
A fourth part of the manor of Kargo, worth 10s., held of Thomas Parr, as of the manor of Steynton, co. Cumb. service unknown.
Three messuages, 9a. land and 3a. meadow in Ughtersyde, worth 20s., held of Guy Farfax, knt., and others, joint feoffees of Henry, late Earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Aspatre, co. Cumb., service unknown.
A messuage and 4a. land in Sebereham, worth 6s. 8d., held of the King by a fee farm of 13s. 4d. at Whitsuntide and Martlemas yearly, for all service.
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696 RICHARD MUSGRAVE, esq.
Writ 25 Aug., inq. Thursday before St. Luke the Evangelist, 7 Hen. VII.
Death and heir as in No. 693.
N’TH’L’D. He held no lands.
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697 WILLIAM STENYNG.
Writ 13 Oct., inq. 21 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
He died the last day but one of September last seised of the under-mentioned ferling of land in Holford and land in Highbrigge in fee. Edward Stenyng, aged 17 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Robert his son.
By deed dated Monday after St. Gregory the Pope, 18 Edw. IV, one Thomas ….. and John Franke gave all the other under-mentioned manors and lands to him, and Maud his wife, who survives, and his heirs.
SOMERS. A ferling of land in Holford, worth 10s., held of John Dodyngton, by fealty and the rent of 1 lb. cummin yearly, for all service.
Twenty acres of land and 5a. meadow in Highbrigge, worth 10s., held of John Cauntelow, service unknown.
Manor of Honycote, and a messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, and 16a. moor and pasture, called ‘How,’ in Wynsford, worth 10l., held of Henry Rogers, esq., as of the manor of Culve, by fealty and 12d. rent yearly, for all service.
Two messuages, 100a. land, and 5a. meadow, called ‘Est Brouford’ in Wynsford, worth 20s., held of the Warden and Canons of the College of St. Mary, [Ott]ery, as of the manor of Wynsford Rivers, by fealty and 10s. rent.
Two messuages, 40a. land, 15a. meadow, and 30a. wood in Dulverton, worth 17s., held of the Prior of Taunton, as of the manor of Dulverton, by fealty and 4d. rent yearly.
Two messuages, 40a. land, and 6a. meadow in Stokegummer, worth 5s., held of John Sydenham of Brympton, as of the manor of Stokegummer, service unknown.
Sixty acres of land in Craucombe, worth 6s. 8d., held of the Prioress of Stodeley, by fealty and 12d. rent yearly.
Three messuages, 100a. land, 10a. meadow, and 20a. pasture in Over Stowey, worth 13s. 4d., held of the Prioress of Boklond, service unknown.
Four messuages, 24a. land, and 7a. meadow in Nyther Stowey, worth 25s., held of James Audeley, knt., Lord de Audeley, as of the manor of Nether Stoway, service unknown.
A messuage, 20a. land, and 6a. meadow in Dodyngton, worth 20s., held of John Dodyngton, as of the manor of Dodyngton, by 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Twelve burgages in the borough of Stokecurcy, worth 20s., held of the Earl of Northumberland, as of the castle of Stokecurcy, by fealty and 12s. rent yearly.
A messuage, 10a. land, and 10a. meadow in Shirneton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the said Earl, as of the manor of Wyke Fitzpayn, service unknown.
A messuage, 60a. land, and 5a. meadow in Choldecote, worth 5s., held of the heirs of John Sharp, service unknown.
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698 RICHARD ERLE, esq.
Writ 28 June, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 3 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
He died 17 June last without heir.
BRISTOL. He was seised of the under-mentioned messuages in fee, and being so seised gave them by deed sealed with his seal of arms and with the seal of the office of mayor to William Johnes, clk., George Monoux, William Gauncell, Hugh Johnes, Thomas Howell, John Waren, John Soket, Simon Passheley, and John Davey the younger, who are now seised thereof in fee:—
Fourteen messuages in the street called ‘le Pyttehey,’ 2 messuages in ‘Wynchestrete,’ a messuage in the street called ‘Lewynsmede,’ 2 messuages in Temple Street, and a garden in St. Thomas’ street.
The said town of Bristol is and from time beyond the memory of man to the contrary has been an ancient borough, and all messuages &c. therein can be devised and bequeathed by the wills of the persons seised thereof in fee to any other persons.
He was also seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c., in fee, and being so seised gave by his will the messuage in the Old Market to Edmund Georges, knt., in fee, and the other messuages and rents to the said William Johnes, John Waren, and Thomas Howell in fee:—
A messuage and three cottages in the Old Market, 4 messuages in ‘Baldewyn strete,’ 3 messuages and 5 cottages in ‘Mersshe strete,’ a messuage in ‘Smal strete,’ a messuage in ‘Corne strete,’ another messuage in the street called ‘Pittehey,’ a certain yearly and quit rent of 10s. issuing from a messuage in ‘Baldewyn strete’ now in tenure of Robert Thorn payable quarterly, and a like rent of 6s. 8d. issuing from a messuage called ‘le Horne’ in St. Mary’s street.
All the above messuages, lands, and tenements are held of the King in free burgage, and are worth 4l. The said rents are not held of the King, or of any one else.
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699 THOMAS PEYTON, esq.
Writ 19 Aug., 5 Hen. VII; inq. 4 Nov., 7 Hen. VII.
Thomas Paton his grandfather, viz. father of Thomas his father, was seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee, and being so seised gave them by deed indented to one Thomas Hygham, Richard Hygham, John Burgoyn, and others to the use of the said Thomas the grandson.
He died 2 Aug., 5 Hen. VII. Robert Paton, aged 23 and more, is his brother and heir.
BEDF. Manors of Holwell and Cadwell, worth 10l., held of the Abbot of Westminster, by service of 6l. yearly, for all service.
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700 ISABEL LYSTON.
Writ 10 April, 6 Hen. VII; inq. 29 Oct., 7 Hen. VII.
One John Hevenyngham, knt., John Heydon of Bakensthorp, Roger Drury, esq., Edmund Kervyle, citizen and grocer of London, and John Norfolk of Denyngton, clk, being seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee demised it to Robert Lyston, esq., cousin and heir of the bodies of William Carbonell, knt., and Margaret his wife, and to the said Isabel then wife of the said Robert, to hold to them and the heirs of the body of the said Robert, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said William and Margaret Carbonell, with remainder to Alice, Duchess of Suffolk, and John, Duke of Suffolk, her son and heir, and the heirs and assigns of the said John.
She survived the said Robert and died 10 Feb., 6 Hen. VII, seised of the said manor in her demesne as of frank tenement, with reversion to the heirs of his body. Joan wife of Robert Trase, esq., Elizabeth wife of Leonard Hyde, esq., Margery wife of William London, citizen and mayor of Norwich, Thomesine wife of John Goldyngham, esq., and Margaret wife of Edward Rous, gent., all aged 26 and more, are her daughters and heirs, and daughters and heirs of the body of the said Robert Lyston.
SUFF. Manor of Badyngham, worth 20 marks, held of John, Duke of Suffolk, as of the manor of Benale, by knight-service, viz. by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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