Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 1-50

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1915.

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 1-50', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) pp. 1-45. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp1-45 [accessed 12 April 2024]

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 1-50

1. JOHN BERDEFELDE, esquire.
Writ wanting; inquisition [20 October], 13 Henry VII.
By his will of lands, 6 February, 1496, 12 Henry VII, he directs that the feoffees of his manors, lands, &c. in Gyng Margarett, Writtell, Badowe, Stock, Chelmesfforde, Wakeryng, Retyndon, …… ., shall stand seised thereof, the manor of Newland and other lands in the hamlet of Roxwell excepted, to the use of Margaret ‘nowe my wif’ for life, and that after her death, and the expiration of a term of twenty-two years from his decease, if his wife die during the said term, they shall make estate thereof to John son of Thomas Berdefelde his brother and to the heirs of the body of the said Thomas, with remainder in default to John Lightfote, son and heir of Alice Lightfote his sister and to the heirs of the body of the said Alice, with remainder in default to … . . eldest son of Edward Clovile of Coldehall and to the heirs male of the body of the said Edward, with remainder in default to John Leventhorp, son and heir apparent of John Leventhorp of Shengill Hall and his heirs for ever; further he directs that if his wife die within the said term his said feoffees shall stand seised of the said manors, &c. during the residue of the said term to the use of his executors, as to one half of the issues and profits for the purchase of lands and tenements to the use of Thomas Berdefelde second son of his said brother Thomas Berdefelde, if John Berdefelde brother of the said Thomas Berdefelde the younger live till the said estate with the said remainders be made, but if the said John die before the said estate be made, his executors shall have the said ‘halfendele’ of the issues and profits for the marriage and preferment of ‘Margett Alice and Thomasyn’ sisters of the said John and Thomas the sons of his said brother, if they live and will be ruled by the advice and counsel of his executors, and if not the issues and profits of the ‘same halfendele’ of the premises shall be to the preferment of the children of his said sister Alice Lightfote, with like condition; the issues and profits of the other ‘halfendele’ he wills and requires his executors to dispose ‘yn dedys of almysse as yn visityng of poore peple’ for the ‘welth’ of his soul, his wife’s parents’ friends’ and all Christian souls; further he directs that the feoffees of his manor of Newland and other lands, &c. in the hamlet of Roxewell and in the towns and parishes of Goode Ester, High Ester and Dunmowe, two tenements called ‘Hulkes’ and ‘Aynolffes’ tenements in …… . Willyngale Rokell and High Ester aforesaid, shall suffer his executors immediately after his decease to take the issues and profits thereof during the said term to the intent that they shall ‘fynde kepe to scole and … . .’ [the children of his brother] ‘Thomas Berdefelde and such children of my saide suster Alice Lightfote as I nowe have take yn to my kepyng,’ provided the said children ‘be at the reule and guydyng’ of his executors; further he directs that the feoffees of his ‘saide other manor, landes,’ &c. in the towns of Goode Ester, High Ester, Willyngale Spayn, Willyngale Doo, Willyngale Rokell and Dunmowe, shall, at the end of the said term, make estate of the said manor, &c., in the said hamlet of Roxwell, and in the said towns, to the said John Berdefelde, with remainders over as above; further he directs that his said feoffees shall suffer John Tredwey to take 8 marks yearly to his own use from the said other manor, &c. during the said term, and during the said term to gather the issues and profits thereof, accounting yearly to his executors, who shall pay the surplus, after finding the children and allowing for their own expenses, to his wife, with proviso in case of her remarriage; he directs that ‘John a Hoo’ shall have the keeping of his park, with a ‘logge’ to dwell in, &c. He appointed Margaret, his wife, Robert Cornewaleys, George Whityng, John Tredwey and Thomas Lightfote, his executors.
He died Thursday, 16 February last. John Berdefelde, aged 2 years, 19 January last, is his next heir, viz. son of Thomas Berdefelde, his brother.
ESSEX. Reynold Bray, knight of the body of the king, John Shaa, knight, Richard Heigham, serjeant-at-law, and Bartholomew Rede, were seised at his death, to the use of him and his heirs, and of his last will, of:—
[Manor of Gyng Margaret], worth 10l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, [by fealty only] for all service.
[William Robertz, Hugh Lightfote, Thomas Lightfote and John Tr]edwey, were similarly seised of:—
A messuage called ‘Shenfeldes,’ with 177a. land, and 15a. meadow adjacent to it, and 118a. pasture, 3a. meadow, in Gyng [Margaret, Wretell, Wideforde and Chel]mesford, the messuage worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land and pasture worth 4d., and each acre of meadow worth 12d.; whereof the messuage with 177a. land, [15a. meadow, is held of the earl of Oxford], service unknown; 14a. pasture and 2a. meadow, called ‘Pesez,’ are held of Edward Clovile, as of his manor of Copfolde, service unknown; 40a. pasture, called ‘Lightfotz,’ and 30a. pasture called [‘Bromwode,’ in Wryttell], are held of the warden of the New College of St. Mary of Winchester in Oxford, service unknown; and the residue is held of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Westminster, service unknown.
William Robertz, [Hugh Lightfote, Thomas Lightfote, John Tredwey, Nicholas Ro]wdon and Martin Crouchman, were similarly seised of:—
Three messuages, 200a. land and 4a. meadow, in Gyng Margaret, Gyngjaberdelaundry, Wydforde and Chelmesforde, the messuages worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land worth 4d. and each acre of meadow worth 12d.; whereof one messuage, with 1 1/2a. land, in Gyng Margaret is held of [Thomas Brudenell, as of his manor of Fristlyng Hall], service unknown; another messuage, with a garden of 1r. land, in Gyngjayberdlaundry, is held of Thomas Tyrell, knight, service unknown; another messuage, with 1a. land in [Gyngjayberdlaundry] is held of the prioress of Ikkylton, service unknown; 80a. land called ‘Stokwelle’ and ‘Hildmares,’ in Wydford, are held of Henry Clovile, as of his manor of Wideford, service unknown; and the residue, in Chelmesforde, is held of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Westminster, service unknown.
Hugh Lightfote and John Tredewey were similarly seised of:—
Two hundred and fifty [acres of land called ‘Odyns’ in Wakeryng], worth 6d. each, [and a ferry called] ‘Bambrege fery,’ worth 12d., held of Henry, earl of Essex, service unknown.
[William Robertz, Thomas Lightfote and John] Tredewey, were similarly seised of:—
Manor of Hidehall, worth 6l., [held of the bishop of Ely, as of his manor] of Retyngdon, service unknown.
John Shaa, knight, Richard Higham, serjeant-at-law, William Robertz, Thomas Lightfote and John Tredwey, were similarly seised of:—
A messuage called ‘Eyottes,’ 200a. land, 3a. meadow, 13a. pasture and 30s. rent [in Wodham Ferris and Retyngdon, and 1 1/2]a. land and the moiety of a pit in Wodeham aforesaid, the messuage worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land and pasture worth 4d., each acre of meadow [worth 12d. and the moiety of the pit worth 6d.] held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and a rent of 1lb. cummin, or 3d. yearly, for all service.
Richard Higham, serjeant-at-law, William Robertz, Hugh Lightfote, [John Tredwey and Nicholas Roudon] were similarly seised of:—
Sixty acres of land, 2a. meadow and 3a. wood, in Burghstede Parva and Gyng Rauff, each acre of land worth [4d., each acre of meadow worth 6d.] and the wood worth nothing beyond outgoings, held of the bishop of London, service unknown.
Richard Stockton and Martin Crouchman were similarly seised of:—
The fifth part of a messuage and of 260a. land and 6a. wood, called ‘Olyves,’ in Great Dunmowe, worth 10s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 4 3/4d. rent yearly, for all service.
Robert Cornewaleys was similarly seised of:—
Sixty-eight acres of pasture and 5r. meadow, called ‘Crampes,’ in Heigh Ester [and Great Dunmowe], each acre of pasture worth 4d. and the 5r. meadow worth 16d., whereof 8a. pasture [are held of John Howes, service unknown], 20a. pasture of George Mannok, as of his manor of Belhouse, service unknown, and the residue of the pasture and the said 5r. meadow of William Robertz, Hugh Lightfote, Thomas Lightfote, [and John Tredwey, as of their manor of] Herons, service unknown.
Thomas Lightfote, Nicholas Rowdon, John Tredwey and Martin Crouchman, were similarly seised of:—
Thirty acres of pasture, called ‘Daviez,’ in High Ester, worth 4d. an acre, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 4s. rent yearly, for all service.
[Henry Harlyng, clerk, and Robert Cornewaleys] were similarly seised of:—
A messuage, 60a. land, 6a. meadow, 20a. pasture and 6s. rent, called ‘Hulkes,’ in Wyllyngale Doo, Willyngale Rokell and Willyngale Spayn, [the messuage] worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land and pasture worth 4d. and each acre of meadow worth 12d., held of the warden of the New College of St. Mary of Winchester in Oxford, [service unknown].
William Robertz, Hugh Lightfote, Thomas Lightfote, John Tredwey and Nicholas Rowdon, were similarly seised of:—
Two messuages and 42a. land, in Roxwell and Lutwode, in the parish of Writtyll, the messuages worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land worth 4d., whereof 8a. land, called ‘West Croft,’ and one messuage and 20a. land adjacent to it, [in Roxwell, are held of the duke] of Buckingham, as of his manor of Writtell, by fealty only, for all service; the other messuage and 12a. land in Lutwode, of the Queen, as of her manor of Masshbury, by fealty and 3s. rent, for all service; and the residue [in Lutwode], of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown.
Richard Higham, serjeant-at-law, William Robertz, John Tredwey, Nicholas Rowdon and Martin Crouchman, were similarly seised of:—
Manor of Wares, [two messuages called] ‘Lucas’ and ‘Pakemans,’ and 10a. land called ‘Lucas Downes,’ in Good Ester, High Ester and Masshburye, the manor worth 4l., [the messuages nothing], and each acre of land 4d., whereof the manor is held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and suit of his court of Plecy once a year, for all service; and the residue of the dean of St. Martin-le-Grand, London, service unknown.
[William] Robertz, Hugh Lightfote, Thomas Lightfote and John Tredwey, were similarly seised of:—
Manor of Herons, [worth] 6l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 20s. 6d. and 1lb. cummin rent yearly, for all service.
Henry Ha[r]lyng, clerk, and Robert Parker, were similarly seised of:—
Manor of [Newland] in Roxwell beside Writtell, worth 6l., [held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty only], for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (1.) Parts in brackets supplied from Escheators Enrolled Accounts 63, m. 90-m. 91d.
2. THOMAS FITZWILLIAM, knight.
Writ wanting; inquisition Tuesday before St. Simon and St. Jude, 13 Henry VII.
Thomas Fitzwilliam, of Malberthorp, esquire, his father, being seised in fee of the manor of Malbusshenderby, 20a. land, 20a. meadow there, a messuage in Strubby, called ‘Bovertoft’ and 10a. land in the same, 30a. pasture there 7a. 1r. pasture in Thedilthorp, in a pasture there called ‘le Wraa,’ 7a. land in the same town, two selions of land there, formerly Thomas Coke’s, called ‘Leyes,’ a messuage in Malberthorp, called ‘Brounesplace,’ 2 1/2a. pasture to the same messuage there adjacent, a messuage there called ‘Wynterplace’ with 2a. 1r. pasture to the same adjacent, a messuage there called ‘Philipson Hous’ with ‘Shepperdtoft’ and 6a. pasture to the same messuage adjacent, 45 1/2a. pasture in the south part of a great croft called ‘le Southside’ of ‘Sudcroft,’ 13a. pasture in Malberthorp aforesaid in ‘Palcroft,’ ‘Marcroft’ and ‘Skynnercroft,’ 5 1/2a. in a croft called ‘Lincolncroft,’ 4a. pasture in a croft in ‘Westcroft’ called ‘Tomsoncroft,’ 1/2a. land formerly Thomas Southgrist’s in a pasture called ‘Westcroft,’ a croft called ‘Almotcroft’ in ‘Estnewecroft,’ and two selions of arable in ‘Somerhede,’ called ‘Chelesrigge’ and ‘Osburnrigge,’ containing 4 1/2a., in Malberthorp aforesaid, gave the same by charter to him and Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and they were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of fee tail.
He was seised in fee of ten messuages, four cottages, four tofts, 60a. land, 60a. pasture, 20a. meadow, in Trusthorp and Foulesthorp, formerly John Hopkynson’s, or Thomas Hopkynson’s, his brother, 2 1/2a. pasture in Trusthorp, in a place called ‘Toncroft,’ late Maud Smyth’s, of Alford, six messuages, 60a. land, 14a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Strubby and Maltby ‘in le Marssh,’ which came to him on his father’s decease, two messuages, 12a. land, 10a. pasture, 4a. meadow in Maltby aforesaid, formerly John Staunton’s, and 39a. pasture in Malberthorp in six several crofts there called ‘Forlancroft,’ ‘Bavauntcroft,’ ‘Brownescroft,’ ‘Lovecroft,’ ‘Kyrkcroft,’ and ‘Northfencroft,’ and being so seised, 15 June, 19 Edward IV, by his deed enfeoffed Robert Flemmyng, clerk, dean of Lincoln, William Potman, clerk, Guy Fayrefax, knight, Richard Nele, knight, John Billesby, esquire, Brian Sandeford, esquire, William Langdale and Stephen Copendale, thereof, to the use of John Fitzwilliam, his son, and Mary his wife, for the term of their lives, and thereafter to the use of himself and his heirs.
He and his wife being seised of the manor, lands and tenements granted them as above, and he being seised in fee of the manors of Malberthorp, Stayne and Madenwell, one hundred messuages, forty cottages, twenty tofts, 1000a. land, 300a. meadow, 400a. pasture, 100a. marsh and 40s. rent, there, and in Trusthorp, Foulesthorp, Sutton, Chedilthorp, Strubby, Maltby, Wythern, Louth, Little Carleton, Halton by Spillesby and South Willingham, by charter sealed with his seal of arms he enfeoffed John Blithe, bishop of Salisbury, John Veer, earl of Oxford, John Dynham, knight, lord Dynham, Robert Dymok, knight, Robert Rede, serjeant-at-law, Andrew Dymok, William Langdale, Robert Eyre, the younger, esquires, John Wade of Thymolby, Thomas Beverley, of Louth, and Thomas Chaloner, who survive, and Thomas Burgh, knight, since deceased, thereof, to the use, as touching the manor of Malbusshenderby, &c. of himself and the said Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and as touching the residue, of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will.
By his testament and last will he willed inter alia that Margaret his wife should have his capital messuage in Louth for life, and his son George the residue of his lands and tenements there with the reversion of the said messuage, in tail, with remainder to William Fitzwilliam, George’s brother, in tail, with remainder in default to his own right heirs. He willed that the said William Fitzwilliam, his son, should have, to him and the heirs of his body, the land, &c. which he bought of William Darcy in the fields of ‘Westcroft’ and ‘Somerhed’ in Malberthorp, the land which he bought of Robert Couchour, chaplain, in ‘Northfen’ and ‘Northenges’ in Malberthorp, a messuage in ‘Northfen’ called ‘Toyntonhous’ with a croft to the same adjacent, another messuage in ‘Westcroft’ called ‘Tomsonhous,’ with a croft and other land bought by him therewith, in Malberthorp, and a croft in Trusthorp, called ‘Assordby Croft,’ with remainder, in default of William’s issue to the said George, William’s brother, with remainder in default to his own right heirs. He willed that, whereas he had bought a croft called ‘Girdikecroft’ in Thedilthorp, inasmuch as it was entailed on the heirs of Girdike, if such heirs paid 6l. to his executors, they should have it, for such estate as they were heritable thereto, but if they would not, that it should be disposed by his executors in works of charity for his soul. He willed that Margaret, his wife, should have for the term of her life a third part of all his purchased lands and tenements; that his executors should have for the term of ten years after his decease the issues and profits of the lands and tenements in the fields called ‘Southfen’ and ‘Somerhede’ in Malberthorp, whereof he enfeoffed Robert Flemmyng, late dean of Lincoln, and Thomas Burgh, knight, in trust, in the month of June, 19 Edward IV, to the intent therefrom to pay his debts and to perform his last will according to the effect of certain indentures of covenant for certain marriages between John Pikering, knight, and himself; that all the lands and tenements bought by him in Little Carleton should be lawfully amortized to Corpus Christi chantry in Alford; and that the residue of his purchased lands, not bequeathed in his testament and last will should remain in his feoffees’ hands to the intent that his executors should take the issues and profits thereof for the performance of his will, which done, the said feoffees should make estate thereof to his sons or others as should seem best to his executors.
He died 4 March last. Thomas Fitzwilliam, son of John Fitzwilliam his son, is his cousin and heir, aged, 3 October last, 10 and more.
LINCOLN. Manor of Malbusshenderby, with other lands, &c. in the same town, except four oxgangs of land there, worth 40s., held of the king, of the duchy of Lancaster, as of the manor of Bolingbroke, service unknown; the said four oxgangs, worth 10s., held of George Tailbois, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Maidenwell, and lands, &c. there, worth 60s., held of the king, as of the manor of Belcheford, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight service.
Manor of Malberthorp with appurtenances called ‘Fawcombergefee,’ 57a. land there called ‘Bavauntes’ and 39a. of the fee of Milay, held of William Eure, knight, Thomas Metham, knight, William Rokeshowe, clerk, and others, feoffees of Henry, earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Calceby, by knight service; the said other lands and tenements in Malberthorp are severally held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, Thomas Grene, knight, the lords of Mounthaut, and Richard Thymolby and Richard Yerdeburgh, esquires, services unknown; the said manor and lands, over and above those assigned by the said will, are worth 40l.
Manor of Stayne, and lands and tenements in Stayne and Thedilthorp, except three messuages, 40a. land and 20a. meadow there, held of John Skipwith, knight, as of the manor of South Ormesby, by knight service, the said three messuages, &c. being severally held of the lord Willoughby, the dean and chapter of Lincoln and Michael (Mach’e) Aungevyn, esquire; the said manor, lands and tenements in Thedilthorp are worth 40s.
Thirty acres of pasture in Strubby, called ‘Newlandes,’ worth 23s. 4d., held of the lord Welles, service unknown; all the other lands and tenements in Strubby, worth 100s., held of the prior of Markeby, service unknown.
Lands and tenements in Maltby, worth 23s. 4d., held of Henry Rydell.
Lands and tenements in Withern, Trustorp, Foulesthorp and Sutton ‘in le Merssh,’ worth 8l., held of the lord Welles and the prior of Markeby service unknown.
Lands and tenements in Halton by Spillesby, South Willingham and Little Carleton, severally held of William Eure, and Thomas Metham, knights, and others, feoffees of Henry, earl of Northumberland, Thomas Skipwith, esquire, and the abbot of Hagneby, services unknown; the said lands, &c., over and beyond the lands, &c. in Little Carleton assigned by the said will, are worth 30s.
Lands and tenements in Louth, worth 8l., held of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown.
Lands and tenements assigned to William Fitzwilliam by the said will are worth 8 marks; those in Little Carleton, assigned by the said will, are worth 26s. 8d.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (2.)
3. ROBERT PYLKYNGTON, esquire.
Writ 20 May, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 28 October, 13 Henry VII.
John, abbot of Fountains, was seised in fee, in right of his church of Fountains, of the under-mentioned manor of Bradley, and being so seised, by his charter, with the consent of his convent, gave it to the said Robert Pilkyngton and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, by virtue whereof Robert was seised of it in fee tail.
He was seised in fee tail, to himself and the heirs male of his body issuing, by the gift of Robert Chaloner and James Smethurst, chaplain, of the under-mentioned messuage called ‘Ayneley Graunge,’ &c., and the advowson of ‘Pilkyngton Chauntry,’ and being so seised by charter enfeoffed Thomas Sayvile, esquire, John Nabbes, clerk, rector of Bury, Robert Chaloner and William Wilkynson, thereof, for the performance of certain covenants between him and Nicholas Sayvile, as by the same charter, and a certain indenture, more fully appears.
He died the last day of January, 12 Henry VII, seised in fee tail of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Kyghley &c., and Ovenden. Arthur Pilkyngton, aged 15 and more, is his son and next heir.
YORK. Manor, or grange, of Bradley, 1000a. land, 2000a. pasture, 100a. meadow, 300a. wood, 1000a. moor, in Bradley, worth nothing beyond outgoings, held of the said John, abbot of Fountains by knight service, viz. 1/20 of a knight’s fee, and 16l. and 1lb. pepper rent yearly.
Messuage called ‘Ayneley Graunge,’ 200a. land, 20a. pasture, 12a. wood, in Eland, worth 33s. 4d., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by 1d. rent for all service.
Two messuages, 60a. land, 4a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 6a. wood, in Rawmerssh, held of the abbot of Roche, service unknown.
Four acres of meadow [or land] in Almondbury, worth 3s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by 12d. rent yearly for all service.
A messuage, 80a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 20a. wood, in Kirkeheton, two messuages, 100a. land and 6a. meadow in the same, and a messuage and one oxgang of land in Lyversege, worth 12d. over and above the rent, held of the abbot of Fountains, by 10 marks rent yearly for all service.
A rent of 6s. 8d. in Dalton, held of Henry Everyngham, service unknown.
Three roods of land in Hodilston, worth 6d., held of the archbishop of York, by 1/4d. rent yearly for all service.
Ten acres of land and 2a. meadow, in Stanley, Wakefeld, Roberthorp, Snaypthorp, Flansawe and Thornes, formerly Oliver Reynold’s; the manors of Snaypthorp and Lupsett, formerly of John Gargrave and of William his son; the manor of Elfletburgh; two messuages 200a. land, 60a. meadow, 160a. pasture and 20a. wood in Stansfeld, formerly John Uttley’s; a messuage called ‘le Hyrst,’ 60a. land, 10a. meadow and 20a. pasture in Langfeld, formerly Robert Shagh’s [elsewhere described as a messuage called ‘le Hyrst’ 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 6a. wood, in Waddesworth]; two messuages, 60a. land, 10a. meadow and 20a. pasture in Langfeld, formerly John Brigg’s; a messuage called ‘Whitelegh,’ 40a. land, 12a. meadow and 10a. wood in Miggeley; 100a. land called ‘Kebroide’ and ‘Highroide’ in Soureby; worth in all 40s., held of the king, as of his lordship of Wakefeld, by 10 marks rent yearly, for all service.
A toft, 35a. land, 22a. [or 2a.] pasture called ‘le Westriddyng,’ and 6a. meadow, in Wistowe, held of the archbishop of York, service unknown.
A messuage and 42 1/2a. land, in Wistowe, worth 40s., held of the said archbishop, by 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
Twenty acres of land, 4a. meadow lying in Heley within the town of Stanley, formerly of William Scargill, esquire, worth 13s. 8d., held of the king, as of his lordship of Wakefeld, by the rent of a rose yearly, for all service.
A rent of 4s. 2d. from a toft in Wakefeld, late in the tenure of John Bannastre, held of the king, as of the lordship of Wakefeld, by fealty only, for all service.
A rent of service of 7s. 1d. in Waddesworth, held of the king, as of the lordship of Wakefeld, by fealty only, for all service.
The advowson of a perpetual chantry founded at the altar of St. Mary the Virgin in the south arch of the parish church of All Saints, Wakefeld, called ‘Pilkyngton chauntry,’ held of the king, as of the lordship of Wakefeld, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 300a. land, 100a. meadow, 20a. wood, in Kyghley, Scoles and Uttley, formerly Ellis Rayneforth’s, held of Henry Kyghley, service unknown.
A toft, 100a. land, 40a. pasture called ‘Littell Bradshagh’ and ‘Mikilbradshagh,’ in Ovenden, worth 10s., held of the king, as of the lordship of Wakefeld, by 1d. rent yearly for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (3.)
4. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Amotus, 28 May, inquisition 23 June, 13 Henry VII.
John Hevenyngham, knight, Thomas Lovell, of Barton Bendyssh, Roger Drury, William Bardwell, John Fyncham, John Coket, of Hampton, John Playford, Bartholomew Jude, clerk, and William Levy, chaplain, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Oxburgh in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to John Skotte, knight, Henry Grey, knight, William Paston, William Fynche, William Grey, the younger, Nicholas Fynche, John Aldy and Robert Scatergood, since deceased, and William Scotte son of the said John Scotte, Edward Ponyngges, Vincent Fynche and John Dygges, who survive, to the use of Margaret Bedyngfeld, widow, late the wife of the said Edmund, for life, with remainder to Robert Clere, esquire, James Hubert, Edmund Jenney, Thomas son of Ralph Lovell, William Berdewell, the younger, and Henry Pykenham, to the use of the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns, and of his last will.
One Margaret Bedyngfeld, widow, late the wife of Edmund Bedyngfeld, esquire, Edmund Bedyngfeld and Ralph Shelton, esquires, and John Fyncham, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Seche in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to John Scotte, knight, and the others, to the use and with remainder over as above.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned toft, &c. in Bychamwell and Seche, which thereupon descended to Thomas Bedyngfeld his son and heir.
One Richard Wellys was seised of the under-mentioned messuage, &c. in Bychamwell and Shyngham, and being so seised gave them to the said Edmund, and William Grey, since deceased, and John Fyncham, the younger, Thomas Hillyng, clerk, and Edmund Wauton, who survive, to the use of the said Edmund and his heirs, and of his last will.
One John Fyncham was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Shengham, and being so seised enfeoffed William Grey, esquire, since deceased, and John Fyncham, his elder son, Simeon Bachecroft, Thomas Hillyng, clerk, and Edmund Wauton, thereof, to the use of the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns, and of his last will.
Richard Baxster, chaplain, John Crudde, Peter Smyth and John Shragger, were seised of the under-mentioned land in Fouldon and Dudlyngton, and being so seised enfeoffed Thomas Kyppyng, clerk, and John Skulton, since deceased, and Thomas Hyllyng, clerk, Edmund Wauton, Richard Palmer and Thomas Dobbes, who survive, thereof, to the like use.
Thomas Lovell, the younger, and Robert Warde, were seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Cley next Swafham, and being so seised enfeoffed John Fyncham, the younger, Simeon Bachecroft, Thomas Hillyng, clerk, and Edmund Wauton, who survive, thereof, to the like use.
Thomas Cham[b]erleyn, esquire, Simeon Blake, gentleman, and Thomas Hewer, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Esthall, and being so seised enfeoffed William Grey, John Fyncham, the younger, Simeon Bachecroft, Thomas Hillyng and Edmund Wauton, as above, thereof, to the like use.
By his last will he gave the said manor (sic), lands and tenements to the said Margaret, his wife, for life, with remainder to Thomas Bedyngfeld, his elder son, and his other sons, according to the form of the said will; which Margaret and other, his sons, are yet alive.
The said Margaret Bedyngfeld, widow, late the wife of Edmund Bedyngfeld, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Caldecote, and rent in Garbolysham, in fee, and being so seised gave them to John Hevenyngham, knight, and others, as above, and Roger Langdon, to the use of herself, her heirs and assigns; by virtue whereof the survivors, viz. the said John Hevenyngham, William Bardwell and William Levy, are still so seised; the right and use having descended upon her decease to the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, named in the writ, as her cousin and heir, viz., son of Thomas her son.
John Materdale, Thomas Sall, John Olston, clerk, and John Kytte, were seised of the under-mentioned mill, millpond and 3a. arable in Oxburgh in fee, and being so seised gave them to John Fyncham, the elder, and William Grey, since deceased, and John Fyncham, the younger, Thomas Hillyng, clerk, Simeon Bachecroft and Edmund Wauton, to the use of the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, his heirs and assigns.
John Hewer, of Oxburgh, and Thomas Kyppyng, clerk, of Caldecot, were seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in Oxburgh called ‘Odys’ in fee, and being so seised gave them to the said Edmund, William Grey, since deceased, and John Fyncham, Simeon Bachecroft, Thomas Hillyng, clerk, and Edmund Wauton, who survive, to the use of the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned patronage of St. Mary’s in Ikburgh, which thereupon descended to the said Thomas, his son and heir.
John Fowler and Thomas Oxburgh were seised of the under-mentioned land and fold, in Shengham in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed Nicholas Bokenham, William Curson and Edward Grene, who survive, thereof, to the use of the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns, and of his last will.
He died seised of the under-mentioned hundreds in fee, which thereupon descended to the said Thomas, his son and heir.
He died 15 October, 12 Henry VII. The said Thomas Bedyngfeld, his son, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. Manor of Oxburgh, worth 5l., held of the heirs of Elizabeth, late the wife of John Denham, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Seche in Southlynne, Wygenale, Tylney, Islyngton and North Clenche Warton, worth 6l., held of John, earl of Oxford, service unknown.
A toft, 42a. 1/2r. land, in Bychamwell, worth 10s., held of Thomas Lovell, knight, service unknown.
Sixteen acres of land in Seche, worth 3s. 4d., held of the said earl of Oxford, service unknown.
A messuage, 54a. arable, 14a. heath, with the liberty of a fold, in Bychamwell and Shyngham, worth 6s. 8d., held of the said Thomas Lovell, service unknown.
Manor of Shengham, or Shyngham, in Shengham, Bechamwell and Cley, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said Thomas Lovell, service unknown.
One hundred and sixty acres arable, 12a. meadow, 100a. pasture, with the liberty of a fold, in Fouldon and Dudlyngton, worth 20s., held of Robert Holdyssh, as of the manor of Dudlyngton, service unknown.
One hundred acres arable, 200a. pasture, with the liberty of a fold, in Cley next Swafham, late Lovell’s, worth 13s. 4d., held of the prior and convent of Holy Trinity of Ingham, as of their manor of Cley, service unknown.
Manor of Esthall in Cley, with the liberty of a fold, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said prior and convent, as of the said manor, service unknown.
Manor of Caldecote, worth 40s., held of the heirs of Elizabeth, late the wife of John Denham, knight, service unknown.
Rent of 10l. in Garbolysham, payable at Michaelmas and Easter equally.
A water-mill with mill-pond and 3a. arable, in Oxburgh, worth 20s., held of the said heirs of Elizabeth, late the wife of John Denham, knight, service unknown.
Two messuages, 200a. land, 10a. meadow, four closes, in Oxburgh, called ‘Odys,’ worth 40s., held of the heirs of the said Elizabeth, service unknown.
The patronage, nomination, donation and induction of the hospital of lazars, or the hermitage and chapel of St. Mary of Newbrygge in Ikburgh, worth nothing yearly, held of John (sic) Nevyll, knight, lord de Burgeveny, as of the manor of Ikburgh, service unknown.
Four acres arable in the town of Shengham with the liberty of a fold, late ‘Fowlerys,’ worth 3s. 4d., held of the said Thomas Lovell, knight, service unknown.
The hundreds of Laundyche and Southgrenehough, worth 3l., held of the king in chief, service unknown.
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5. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Amotus 28 May, inquisition 25 June, 13 Henry VII.
John Hevenyngham, Thomas Brewes and Ralph Shelton, knights, and William Brewes, esquire, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Bedyngfeld Hall in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to John Scotte, knight, and others, to the use of Margaret Bedyngfeld, who survives, for life, as in the case of the manor of Oxburgh, in No. 4, with remainder after her decease to said Edmund in tail.
Robert Westwold and Nicholas Buknam, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Denham in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to Ralph Shelton, knight, Thomas Hevenyngham and John Garneys, esquires, who survive, and William Grey, esquire, since deceased, to the use of the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns, and of his last will.
One Nicholas Bokynham was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Flymworth in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to Ralph Shelton, knight, Edmund Bedyngfeld, the younger, son of the said Edmund, Thomas Hevenyngham and John Gerveys, esquires, who survive, and William Grey, esquire, since deceased, to the like use.
John Hevenyngham, knight, Roger Drury, and William Berdwell, esquires, John Fyncham and William Levy, chaplain, were seised of the under-mentioned manors of Grundesburgh, &c. and Chasfeld in fee, and being so seised gave the same by charter to Henry Wentworth, knight, Ralph Shelton and Richard Southwell, esquires, Robert Clere, Philip Bothe, William Scotte, James Hubert, John Fyncham, the younger, Simeon Bachecroft and Thomas Hyllyng, chaplain, who survive, and George Hopton, esquire, and William Grey, since deceased, to the like use.
One Margaret Bedyngfeld, widow, sister and heir of Thomas Todenham, knight, late the wife of Edmund Bedyngfeld, esquire, the said Edmund’s grandfather, was seised of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons of Great Belyngges, and Eryswell, and the manors of Westerfeld, &c. [in fee], and being so seised gave them by charter to John Hevenyngham and the others, and the use descended, as in the case of the manor of Caldecote in No. 4.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manors of Braunston, &c., in fee, which thereupon descended to Thomas Bedyngfeld, as his son and heir.
By his last will he willed among other things that his wife Margaret Bedyngfeld, who survives, should have all the manors aforesaid for the term of her life, with remainder as to the manors of Denham and Flymworth to his sons Edmund, Robert and Peter, successively in tail, with other remainders over, of Westilton to his sons at the discretion of his wife and executors, and of the residue to Thomas, his elder son, in tail.
Death and heir as in No. 4.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Bedyngfeld Hall, worth 20l., held of Thomas, earl of Surrey, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Denham, worth 20 marks, held of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, as of the honor of Eye, by knight-service.
Manor of Flymworth, worth 10 marks, held of the said earl, as of the said honor, in socage, other services unknown.
Manor of Grundesburgh, worth 6l., held of the heirs of Ralph Hastynges, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Sutton, or Fenhall in Sutton, worth 3l., held of the heirs of Richard Fenys, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Newton, worth 4l., held of the said earl of Surrey, as of Framyngham castle, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Tuddenham, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the said heirs of the said Ralph Hastynges, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Cretyng, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said heirs of Ralph Hastynges, by fealty only for all service.
Manor of Chasfeld, worth 10l., held of the said earl of Surrey, as of Framyngham castle, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor and advowson of Great Belyngges, worth 10l., held of the said heirs of the said Ralph Hastynges, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Westerfeld, worth 3l., held of the heirs of John Hopton, as of the manor of Wysett, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Eryswell, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Cotton Hall in Kedyngton, worth 10l., held of Thomas Bernardeston, as of the manor of Bernardeston, in socage.
Manor of Chamberleyns in Eryswell, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of the said honor, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Braunston, worth 12l., held of the king, as of the castle of Dover, parcel of the honor of Boulogne, by fealty and 10s. yearly to castleguard.
Manor of Hestle, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the said earl of Suffolk, service unknown.
Manor of Westilton, worth 10l., held of the prior of Thetford, by service of 10s. yearly.
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6. WILLIAM BARANTYNE, son and heir both of JOHN BARANTYNE, esquire, and of MARY his wife.
Writ wanting; proof of age, 23 May, 18 Henry VII.
OXFORD. He was aged 21 the last day of December last, and was born at Little Hasley, in the parish of Great Hasley, the last day of December, viz. the eve of the Circumcision, 21 Edward IV, and was baptized in the baptistry of the parish church of Great Hasley. Asked how he knows this, Edmund Gadbery, aged 50 and more, remembers that, in April following, King Edward died, which was twenty years ago last April; also he was present at the baptism and saw the abbot of Notteley, William Stoner, knight, and Dame Joan Fowler together lifting him from the font.
Nicholas Bele, aged 50, remembers that the said abbot of Notteley in riding to the christening fell in the water and went into Nicholas Roper’s house to dry his clothes.
John Parson, aged 58 and more, remembers a fire made in the belfry of the church, by which the midwife stripped the child before the baptism, and Sir William Stoner saying the child loved it, &c.
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7. WILLIAM CRESSELL, esquire.
Writ 4 February, inquisition Tuesday after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 12 Henry VII.
John Hals, late bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, John Lamanva, clerk, and Michael Hals, were seised of the under-mentioned manor and lands in Suthflete, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by fine levied in the octave of Michaelmas, 9 Edward IV, by virtue of the king’s licence dated 18 October, 8 Edward IV, gave them to one Joan Bolton for life, with remainder to the said William and Joan his wife and the heirs of her body. On the death of the said Joan Bolton, the said William and the said Joan his wife, who was the daughter and heir of John Penhale, entered thereon, and were seised thereof in demesne as of free tenement and fee tail respectively. She had issue by him Philippa, late the wife of Robert Laverok, Constance now the wife of William Oustye and Elizabeth now the wife of Peter Fernfolde, and died 6 October, 15 Edward IV. He survived her and was solely thereof in his demesne as of free tenement by the form of the fine. And the said Philippa had issue by the said Robert Laverok, her husband, Agnes and Margaret, and died. And afterwards the said William died, viz. 29 January last, when by the form of the fine the said manor, &c. remained to the said Agnes and Margaret as daughters of the said Philippa, one and the eldest (unius et enicie) of the daughters of the said Joan, and to the said Constance Oustye and Elizabeth Fernfolde her daughters and other coheirs; Agnes Laverok is aged 17 and more, Margaret Laverok, 15 and more, Constance Oustye, 37 and more, and Elizabeth Fernfold, 27 and more.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land in Chesilhurste, &c., and being so seised enfeoffed Nicholas Lathell, gentleman, Robert Wodeford, gentleman, John Swetesire, John Hals and William Miller, who survive, thereof, to the use of his last will. And afterwards he made his last will upon the said feoffment, to wit that his feoffees after his decease, when required, should enfeoff Joan, then his second wife, who before was the relict of John Draper, thereof, for the term of her life, with remainder to Richard Cressell, his son begotten on the said Joan, in tail, with remainder in default to William Cressell another of his sons (alteri filiorum) by her, and Lewis Cressell a younger son (secundo genito filio) by her, successively in tail, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
Richard Cressell, aged 19 and more, is his son and next heir.
KENT. Manor of Hertelegh, held of the king in chief by knight-service.
Two hundred and thirty acres of land, 6a. meadow, 14a. wood, in Suthflete, Swannescom, Kyngesdoun and Northeflete, worth, together with the said manor, 7l., held of the prior of Rochester, in right of his church, service unknown.
A messuage in Chesilhurste, 300a. land, 100a. pasture, 8a. meadow, 10a. wood, in Cheselhurste, Fotescray and Paulynescray, worth 20 marks, held of the warden of All Souls College, Oxford, as of the manor, of Kemynholme, service unknown.
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8. WILLIAM TRYE, esquire.
Writ 13 December, inquisition 12 June, 13 Henry VII.
Thomas Berkeley, esquire, John Trye, gentleman, Robert Brither and Thomas Alred, chaplain, were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c., in fee, and being so sesied gave them by charter indented, 3 September, 21 Edward IV, to him and Isabel his wife, since deceased, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to his right heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, he in demesne as of fee tail and she as of free tenement, and being so seised she died and he survived her and was seised in fee tail thereof according to the form of the grant.
William Beynam, gentleman, and Walter Skay were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Beoley, &c., in fee, and being so seised, by charter indented, 7 December, 4 Henry VII, gave them by the description of all that they had there or elsewhere within the hundred of Berkeley, to the said William and Isabel with reminder over as above.
He died 6 December last. William Trye, aged 30 and more is his son and heir, begotten of the body of the said Isabel.
GLOUCESTER. Manor of Parke Court in Hardewik next Longney, six messuages, 40a. land, 20a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 10a. wood, 100s. rent, in Hardewyk, worth 20l., held of Giles Brugge, knight, as of the manor of Harsfeld, service unknown.
Six messuages, 131a. land, 51a. meadow, 110a. pasture, 20a. wood, and 20s. rent, in Beoley, Overclehungr’, Netherclehungr’, Uley and Stynchecombe, in the hundred of Berkeley, worth 8 marks, held, not of the king, as of the crown, but of the king, as of the castle of Berkeley, by suit to the hundred of Berkeley twice a year, for all service, which castle the king now lately had by the gift and feoffment of William, marquess Berkeley.
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9. ISABEL NEUTON, late the wife of JOHN NEUTON, knight.
Writ 22 May, inquisition 16 June, 13 Henry VII.
Richard Gayton and William Harrys were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Weke alias Wyke in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 4 October, 18 Edward IV, gave it to the said John and Isabel, then his wife, and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, he in his demesne as of fee and she as of free tenement; he died so seised and she survived him, and died seised thereof in demesne as of free tenement with reversion expectant to Richard Neuton, esquire, as his son and heir.
She died 14 May last, seised of the residue of the under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. The said Richard Neuton, esquire, aged 30 and more, is her son and next heir.
SOMERSET. Manor of Weke alias Wyke, worth 7l., held of the bishop of Bath, service unknown.
Manor of Alweke alias Aldeweke, worth 7l., held of Margery, countess of Richemond, the king’s mother, as of the manor of Blackedon, service unknown.
Twelve messuages, a mill, four carucates of land, 20a. meadow, 116a. pasture, 7a. wood, in Blakedon, Wryngton, Borne, Rekeford or Rikeford, Ligh or Lygh, Bradefeld, Bodycombe and Churchehill, worth 33s. 4d., held of the abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
Ten messuages, two carucates of land, 20a. meadow, in Northcory, worth 3l., held of the dean and chapter of Wells, service unknown.
Twelve messuages, 17a. meadow, 14a. pasture, in Taunton, worth 9l., held of the bishop of Winchester, service unknown.
Manor of Midsomer Norton, worth 10l., held of the dean and chapter of Wells, service unknown.
Manor of Stonyeston, worth 4l., held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
Manor of Obleyghe, worth 10l., held of Edward Hastynges, knight, lord Hastynges and de Hungerford, as of the manor of Chuwton, service unknown.
Manor of Babyngton, worth 8l., held of Morgan ap Thomas, and Lucy his wife, as of the manor of Estwode, in right of the said Lucy, service unknown.
Manor of Awston Marys, or Auston Maris, worth 10l., held of John Fitzwaren, knight, lord Fytzwaryn, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Thornefawkyn, worth 10l., held of the dean and chapter of Wells, service unknown.
Three messuages, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, in Crycheston, worth 3l., held of the dean and chapter of Wells, service unknown.
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10. JOHN RATCLYFF, of Attilborough, co. Norfolk, knight, alias JOHN RATCLYFF FITZWATER, of Attilborough, co. Norfolk, knight, alias JOHN RATCLYFE DE FITZWATER, late of Attilborough, co. Norfolk, knight, attainted.
Commission 16 February, inquisition 21 April, 12 Henry VII.
On the 12th and 14th days of January, 8 Henry VII, the said John Ratclyff, knight, was seised of a third of the under-mentioned manor of Multon Hall in fee. Thomas, prior of the monastery of St. Mary and St. Nicholas of Spaldyng is seised, as were his predecessors, of a rent of 49s. 9 1/4d. issuing from the said third.
Thomas, marquess of Dorset, and Cecily, lady Haryngton, his wife, in her right, and the said John Ratclyff, knight, were seised on the days aforesaid, as tenants in common, of another third of the said manor of Multon Hall, in fee, subject to a rent of 49s. 9 1/4d. to the said prior, viz. 24s. 10 1/2d. and half a farthing from the said marquess and Cicely, and her ancestors, and the like from the said John and his ancestors, with power to distrain in default in the said manor and every parcel of it; thus the rent payable to the said prior by the said John and his ancestors for the said third and moiety of a third is 74s. 8d.
He was seised on the days aforesaid of a third of the under-mentioned manor and haven of Flete in fee.
He was seised on the days aforesaid of a third of the under-mentioned manor of Skyrbek in fee, with the alternate advowson of the church of Skyrbek and a third of the advowson of the spital house there.
The said marquess and his wife, in her right, and the said John in his own right, were seised on the days aforesaid as tenants in common in fee of another third of the said manor of Skyrbek, with a third of the advowson of the said spital house.
He was seised on the days aforesaid of a moiety of the undermentioned manor of Kyrkton in Holand.
He was seised on the days aforesaid of a third of the under-mentioned manor of Beausolace.
The said marquess and his wife, in her right, and the said John in his own right were seised on the days aforesaid, as tenants in common, of another third of the said manor of Beausolace.
He was seised on the days aforesaid of the under-mentioned advowson of Hemmyngby in fee and right, in gross (ut de uno grosso per se).
Being seised on the days aforesaid of the said thirds, &c. he was attainted in the Parliament held at Westminster, 14 October, 11 Henry VII, whereby the said thirds, &c. came to and are in the king’s hands. Andrew Dymmok, the king’s solicitor, on the king’s behalf and by his order has received of the issues and profits thereof from the said 12th and 14th days of January in the 8th year to Michaelmas last, over and above divers repairs there and the expenses of collection and transmission to London, 77l. 6s. 2d., which he has paid to John Heyron, clerk of Thomas Lovell, knight, treasurer of the king’s chamber.
LINCOLN. One third of the manor of Multon Hall, in Multon, Weston, Spaldyng and Quaplode, worth 20l. beyond outgoings; the moiety of another third thereof, the said third being worth 20l. beyond outgoings.
One third of the manor of Flete, worth 10 marks, and one third of Flete haven (portus), called ‘Hyrneflete,’ worth 6s., in Flete, Holbech and Gedney, held of the king as of the honor of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 2s. 2 1/2d. and one third of 1/2d., for all service.
One third of the manor of Skyrbek, which extends into the towns of Skyrbek, Boston and Mynyngesby, worth 100s.; the alternate advowson of the church of Skyrbek; and one third of the advowson of the spital house (hospitalis domus) of St. John in Skyrbek; held of the earl of Rychemond, service unknown; the moiety of another third of the said manor in Skyrbek and Boston and of the advowson of the spital house there, held of the said earl, service unknown, the said third being worth 100s.
A moiety of the manor of Kyrkton in Holand, worth 15s., held of the earl of Rychemond by knight service.
One third of the manor of Beausolace in Algarkirk, Kyrkton in Holand, Sutterton and Fosdyke, worth 20s., held of the heirs of Stephen Wygtoft by knight service; the moiety of another third of the said manor held of the said Stephen, the said third being worth 20s.
The advowson of the church of Hemmyngby.
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11. WILLIAM TYNDALE, knight.
Writ of Amotus 9 June, inquisition 6 July, 13 Henry VII.
He suffered a recovery of the under-mentioned manor of Haselyngfeld to John Fyneux, knight, Thomas Tremayle, J.K.B., Robert Rede, J.K.B., Thomas Wode, J.C.P., Henry Heydon, William Boleyn, John Paston and Philip Calthorp, knights, Thomas Kebell, Humphrey Conyngesby and Thomas Frowyk, serjeants-at-law, William Gurney, William Yelverton, William Calthorp, Robert Brudenell and Richard Burton, who survive, to the intent that they should perform divers covenants between him and the said Humphrey.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Soham and Chatres in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed the said John Fyneux and the others thereof to the same use.
By indenture between him and the said Humphrey it was agreed inter alia that the said feoffees should be seised of the said manors of Haselyngfeld and Soham to the use of the said Humphrey for certain years yet enduring, and thereafter should be seised of the manor of Haselyngfeld to the use of the said William for life, and thereafter, his debts and legacies being paid, to the use of the said Humphrey till John Tendale, his son and heir apparent, should come to the age of twenty-one, and thereafter to the use of the said John in tail, and in default to the use of the said William, his heirs and assigns; and of the manor of Soham, after the said years ended, to the use of the said William, and Mary then his wife, for the term of their lives, and thereafter to the use of the said John in tail, and in default to the use of William’s right heirs; also that they should be seised of the said manor of Chatres, from the time of the making of the said indenture, to the use of the said William and Mary for the term of their lives, with remainder to the use of the said John in tail, and in default to the use of William’s right heirs.
He granted by another indenture between him and the said Humphrey, that if he died in debt to the said Humphrey or another to whom the same Humphrey should have agreed to pay such debt on his behalf, the said Humphrey, his executors and assigns should receive the issues and profits of all the manors aforesaid inter alia, from the time of his death till the debts were paid in full.
By another indenture between them he granted that, after his debts paid, the same Humphrey, his executors and assigns, should have all the said manors inter alia until the said John attained his full age of twenty-one, and that if it happened the said John to die without heir of his body begotten, the same Humphrey should have of the lands and tenements of the same William to the value of 20l. a year for life.
By his last will he willed that if the said John died without heir of his body begotten, the said Humphrey should have the said manor of Haselyngfeld, to him and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to William’s right heirs.
He was indebted at his death to the said Humphrey in 196l., and in 700l. forfeited and due to the same Humphrey by the indenture aforesaid; he was also indebted to the king in 114l. which the said Humphrey, at his special request, agreed to pay to the king on his behalf. Any parcel of the said debts is not yet paid.
He died 22 February, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned messuage, fold, &c. in Soham in fee. The said John Tendale, aged 10 and more, is his son and next heir.
CAMBRIDGE. A messuage with free fold, six cottages, a close and 11a. land in Soham, worth 40s., held of the king, service unknown.
Manor of Haselyngfeld, worth 30 marks, held of the king in chief.
Manor of Soham, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Chatres, worth 30s., held of the bishop of Ely, service unknown.
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12. MAUD WILLOUGHBY, widow.
Writ 3 November, inquisition 20 June, 13 Henry VII.
She died seised in her demesne as of fee tail, to herself and the heirs of her body issuing, of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Crumwell, &c. by virtue of a certain gift thereof made by one Ralph Crumwell to one Ralph Crumwell, knight, and the heirs of his body issuing, by virtue of which gift the same Ralph Crumwell, knight, was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue Ralph, Elizabeth and Maud, and died, whereupon the said manor, &c. descended to the said Ralph, the son, as son and heir of the said Ralph Crumwell, knight, of his body begotten, who entered and was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift aforesaid.
She was also seised in her demesne as of fee tail, to herself and the heirs of her body issuing, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Baseford, with the homage and service of the late Stephen Brokilstowe and his heirs, for the land &c. which they formerly held of one Ralph Crumwell, and Avice his wife, by virtue of a fine levied in the octave of Hilary, 25 Edward III, between the said Ralph Crumwell, knight, and Maud his wife, querents, and one Ralph Crumwell, and Avice his wife, deforciants, of the said land, &c. with the homage and service of the said Stephen, whereby the said Ralph and Avice granted the same inter alia to the said Ralph and Maud, and the heirs of their bodies issuing. The said land descended to Ralph the son, as above, who entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine aforesaid.
And the same Ralph the son being thus seised of the said land, &c., and also of the said manor, &c., in fee tail, to him and the heirs of his body issuing by virtue of the gift aforesaid, had issue Ralph and Maud, and died, whereupon the said manor, &c. and land, &c. descended to the said Ralph his son, as son and heir of the said Ralph, son of Ralph and Maud, who entered and was seised thereof in fee tail by virtue of the fine and gift aforesaid. And the said Maud, daughter of Ralph, had issue Maud, named in the writ, and Joan, late the wife of Humphrey Boucher. And the said Ralph, son of Ralph, son of Ralph and Maud, died without heir of his body begotten, whereupon the said manor, &c. and land, &c. descended to the said Maud, named in the writ, and the said Joan her sister, as his cousins and heirs, viz. daughters of Maud his sister; they entered and were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine and the gift aforesaid. And afterwards the said Joan died so seised without issue of her body issuing, whereupon her purparty descended to the said Maud, named in the writ, as her sister and heir, whereby the said Maud was solely seised thereof in her demesne as of fee tail by virtue of the fine and gift aforesaid, and died so seised without issue of her body issuing.
She died the last day but one of August last. William Knyvet, knight, and William Fitzwilliam, esquire, are her next heirs, viz. the same William Knyvet, son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Constantine, son of Elizabeth late the wife of John Clifton, knight, one of the daughters of the said Ralph Crumwell, knight, father of Ralph, father of Maud, her mother, and the aforesaid William Fitzwilliam, son of John, son of William, son of William, son of John, son of John, son of the said Maud, the other of the daughters of the said Ralph Crumwell, knight, father, &c.; they are also cousins and next heirs of the said Ralph Crumwell, knight, of his body begotten, viz., the same William Knyvet, son of John, &c., as above. The said William Knyvet, knight, is aged 56 and more, and the said William Fitzwilliam 7 and more and in the king’s ward. See Nos. 13, 14, 33.
NOTTINGHAM. Manor of Crumwell with its appurtenances in Carlton next Crumwell, worth 10l., the advowson of the church of the town of Crumwell, the church being worth 10l., and a wood called ‘Suthwode’ in Wodeborough, worth 2s.; the said manor and wood are held of the bishop of Lincoln, as of the castle of Newark, in right of the bishopric, service unknown.
Six messuages, six tofts, two carucates of land and 15s. 4d. rent, in Baseford, worth 60s., with the homage and service of the heirs of Stephen Brokilstowe for tenements there, held of the archbishop of York, in right of his archbishopric, service unknown.
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13. MAUD WILLUGHBY, widow.
Writ 11 September, inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
She died seised in her demesne as of fee tail, to her and the heirs of her body issuing, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in New Bokenham, &c. parts of the manors of Wymondham and Bokenham, by virtue of a fine levied, 19 Edward II, between Joan late the wife of Robert Dryby, querent, and Gilbert de Barnak, parson of the church of Tateshall, and John de Geslyngham, parson of the church of Wolverton, deforciants, whereby they gave the tenements aforesaid to the said Joan for the term of her life, with remainder after her decease to William de Barnak and Alice his wife, and the heirs of the body of the said William and Alice issuing; by virtue of which fine the said Joan was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by the form of the fine, and died, whereupon the said William and Alice entered and were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine, and had issue between them John [de] Barnak.
She was also seised, the day she died, in her demesne as of fee tail, to her and the heirs of her body issuing, of the under-mentioned manor of Plasset, &c. by virtue of a charter of gift thereof made by Robert Tateshall to the said William de Barnak, and the heirs of his body; by virtue of which gift the said William was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue the aforesaid John de Barnak.
And the said William de Barnak and Alice afterwards died, whereupon the said John as son and heir both of the said William and Alice and of the said William entered upon the said manor, &c. and the other premises above entailed and was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the fine and the gift aforesaid, and had issue Maud late the wife of Ralph Cromwell, knight, and died, whereupon the said manor, &c. and the other premises descended to the same Maud as his daughter and heir. She was seised thereof accordingly in her demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine and gift, and had issue Ralph Cromwell, Elizabeth and Maud, and died, whereupon the said manor, &c. and the other premises descended to the said Ralph, as son and heir of the said Maud daughter of John. Ralph as such son and heir entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by virtue of the fine and gift aforesaid. The remainder of the descent as in No. 12, ‘Humphrey Boucher’ being described as ‘Humphrey Burghchier knight.’
She died the last day but one of August last seised of the under-mentioned advowsons, knights’ fees, Tolboth and manor of Stowe Bedon in fee. William Knyvet, knight, aged 56 and more, and William Fitzwilliam, esquire, aged 6 and more, are her cousins and next heirs, and cousins and next heirs both of the bodies of the aforesaid William de Barnak and Alice and of the body of the same William begotten, viz. William Knyvett son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Constantine, son of Elizabeth, wife of John Clyfton, one of the daughters, and William Fitzwilliam son of John, son of William, son of William, son of John, son of John, son of Maud the other of the daughters of Maud, wife of Ralph Cromwell, knight, daughter of John, son of the aforesaid William and Alice, and mother of Ralph, father of Maud, mother of the said Maud named in the writ. See Nos. 12, 14, 33.
NORFOLK. Nine messuages, 146a. 1/4r. land, 5 1/2a. meadow, 3a. pasture, 7s. 1/2d. rent, and a rent of two sparrow-hawks, in New Bokenham, Old Bokenham, Attilburgh and Elyngham.
A third part of the manor of Wymondham.
An eighth part of the manor of Bokenham.
The above messuages, &c. and parts of manors, comprised in the fine aforesaid, are worth, together with the knights’ fees below, 30l., and are held of the king in chief by service of being the king’s butler on the day of his coronation.
Manor of Plasset (de Plasseto) in Attilbugh and Besthorp, except the wood of Shrewode and except Robert Anketyll, bondman, and his suit and tenement, worth 6l., held of William Knyvet, knight, as of the manor of Plassynghall, by service of one knight’s fee and a pair of gilt spurs at Midsummer, and by William of the king in chief by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
The advowson of the church of Congham St. Mary.
The advowson of the churches of Stanhowe and Denton, to present in turn.
The moiety of a knight’s fee in Darsyngham, which the prior of Bynham and Edmund Pakenham lately held.
The moiety of 1/4 of a knight’s fee in Freton which Margaret Hardegrey held.
A knight’s fee in Besthorp, which Thomas Payne held.
The sixth part of a knight’s fee in Shelfanger, which Edmund None, knight, and Isabel, his wife held, in her right.
Two parts of a knight’s fee in Bricham and Bricham Toftes, which Roger Davy held.
The moiety of a knight’s fee in Illyngton, which John Brusard and Robert Flemmyng held.
The fourth part of a knight’s fee in Denton, which Margaret Marchall, countess of Norfolk, held.
The fourth part of a knight’s fee in Denton, which Geoffrey Pesenhale held.
The moiety of a knight’s fee in Darsyngham, which Maud Straunge held.
Two parts of a fourth part into three divided of the profits of the Tolboth of Bishops Lynn (LennEpiscopi), worth 3s. 4d., held of the king in chief by paying blaunch farm of the castle of Norwich (per albam firmam castri Norwicsolvend’).
Manor of Stowe Bedon, worth 10 marks, held of the king as of the earldom of Warwick, by suit to the hundred of Weylond.
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14. MAUD WILLUGHBY, widow.
Writ of Quœ plura, 27 May, inquisition 11 June, 13 Henry VII.
William, bishop of Winchester, William, bishop of Ely, John Fortescue, knight, John Say, knight, Thomas Byllyng, knight, C.J.K.B., and Walter Moylle, knight, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised demised it to Robert Ratclyff, then esquire, for the term of his life, whereby the said Robert was seised of it in his demesne as of free tenement, and being so seised, the said bishop of Ely and the others died and the said William, bishop of Winchester, survived them, and was seised of the reversion aforesaid in fee, and died so seised, whereupon the reversion descended to the next heir of the said bishop, but who is such heir the jurors know not. And afterwards the said Robert Ratclyff died seised of his estate aforesaid.
Long before the said bishops and the others had anything in the said manor, a fine was levied in the quinzaine of Michaelmas, 34 Edward I, between William de Bernak and Alice his wife, querents, and Joan late the wife of Robert de Tateshall, the elder, deforciant, of the said manor, whereby the said Joan gave it to the said William and Alice, his wife, and his issue by the said Alice, to hold of her and her heirs. The said William and Alice were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and died, whereupon the said manor descended to John Bernak, as their son and heir. He entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and took to wife one Joan and had issue John, William and Maud. And the said Joan died, and the said John, the father, took to wife Juliana, and they had issue between them William. And the said John Bernak, the father, died seised of the estate tail aforesaid, whereupon the said manor descended to the said John, as son and heir of the said John Bernak, the father. He entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and died without issue, whereupon the said manor descended to William son of the said John, the father, as brother and heir of the said John the son. He entered, &c., and died without issue. After whose death, Maud, daughter of the said John and Joan, both by colour that she was sister and heir of the said William, and by colour of a certain unjust inquisition after the death of the said William, brother of John, whereby it was found that the said William was seised in his demesne as of fee of the said manor, and died so seised, and that the said Maud was his sister and next heir, entered into that manor, the said William, son of John Bernak and Juliana being at that time under the age of six years. And afterwards the said William, son of John Bernak and Juliana, died, whereupon the right of the said manor descended to Robert Broughton, knight, as cousin and heir both of the said William, son of John and Juliana, and of the said John, as well as of the said William and Alice, viz. son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Mary, daughter of John, son of the said William, son of John and Juliana, son of the said William and Alice; which Robert at the time of the death of the bishop of Winchester aforesaid was under the age of twenty-one years.
After the death of the said Robert Ratclyff the said Maud named in the writ, by colour that she was cousin and heir of the said Maud, sister of the said William, entered into the said manor by permission of the bishop of Winchester’s next heir, and was possessed thereof and died; after whose death the said Robert Broughton, knight, as such heir as abovesaid, entered thereon, and was and is seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail, by the form of the gift, and took the issues thereof from the time of her death to the day of the taking of the inquisition.
NORFOLK. Manor of Hedersett, worth 6l. 8s., held of the king, as of the manor of Swaffham, by fealty and 38s. rent to the ward (de warda) of Rychmond, and of the hundred of Humbyard by 5 1/2d. rent, other services unknown.
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15. WILLIAM TYNDALE, knight.
Writ of Amotus, 9 June, inquisition 27 June, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Brysworth and Barowe in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed John Fyneux, and others, as in No. 11, thereof to the intent that they should perform divers covenants between him and Humphrey Conyngesby, serjeant-at-law.
Henry Colet, knight, was similarly seised, and enfeoffed the same persons, of the under-mentioned manor of Wirdlyngton, to the same use.
It was covenanted between the said William and Humphrey by indenture that the said feoffees should be seised of the said manors of Brysworth and Barowe to the use of the said William and Mary, his wife, since deceased, for life, with remainder to the use of John, their son and heir apparent, in tail; and of the manor of Wirdlyngton to the use of William for life, with remainder, after payment of his debts, to the use of Humphrey during John’s minority, and thereafter to the use of the said John and his heirs.
Other findings as in No. 11, omitting will.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Brisworth, worth 100s., held of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, service unknown.
Manor of Barowe, worth 4 marks, held of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, service unknown.
Manor of Wirdlyngton, worth 10l., held of the said abbot, service unknown.
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16. WILLIAM TYNDALE, knight.
Writ of Amotus, 9 June, inquisition 27 June, 13 Henry VII.
He enfeoffed John Fyneux, and others, as in No. 11, of the under-mentioned manors of Hokwold, &c., and suffered a recovery to them of the manor of Illeslyngton, or Islyngton.
It was covenanted between him and Humphrey Conyngesby, serjeant-at-law, that the said feoffees should be seised of the manors of Hokwold, Scales in Wilton, Moundford, Estlaxham and Podyngnorton, to the use of him and Mary his wife, since deceased, for life, with remainder to the use of John Tendale their son and heir apparent and his heirs; of the manor of Hykelyng to his use for life, with remainder to the use of the said John and his heirs, the profits thereof to be applied after William’s death to the payment of his debts, and thereafter the manor to remain to Humphrey’s use, till John came to the age of twenty-one; and of the manors of Illeslyngton and Redenhale to the use of Humphrey for certain years yet enduring, and thereafter to the use of William for life, with remainder to Humphrey’s use till John’s full age, and thereafter to the use of John and of such daughter of Humphrey’s as John should marry, and of the heirs of John’s body begotten.
Other findings as in No. 15.
NORFOLK. Manor of Hokwold, worth 20 marks, and the manor of Scales in Wilton, worth 5 marks, held of Thomas, earl of Arundel, service unknown.
Manor of Estlaxham, worth 40s., held of the earl of Oxford, as of the honor of Wirmegey, service unknown.
Manor of Moundford, worth 5 marks, held of the king, service unknown.
Manor of Podyngnorton, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Redenhale, worth 20 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Richmond, service unknown.
Manor of Hykelyng, worth 50 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Richmond in socage.
Manor of Illeslyngton, or Islyngton, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the castle of Dovor, by knight’s service.
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17. RICHARD YERDE son and heir of ROGER YERDE.
Writ wanting; proof of age Monday after St. Martin the Bishop, 13 Henry VII.
DEVON. He was aged 21, 4 August last, and was born at Okenbury, 4 August, 15 Edward IV, on which day he was baptized in the church there. Henry Horner, aged 43, was present in the church with one Sir Henry Abbarde who then and there was one of the said Richard’s godfathers.
Thomas Pendeley, aged 53, was sent for Elizabeth de Landyn, to be godmother.
John Norwode, aged 54 and more, was sent into the town of Okenbury for Elizabeth Pleyter to be godmother, &c.
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18. ELIZABETH, COUNTESS OF SURREY.
Writ 11 September, inquisition 23 October, 13 Henry VII.
She was seised of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons in fee, and being so seised, took to husband one Humphrey Bourghchier, knight, whereby they were seised thereof in fee in her right, and being so seised had issue John Bourghchier, knight, lord Berners; and the said Humphrey died, after whose death she was seised thereof in fee, and being so seised took to husband Thomas Howard, knight, now earl of Surrey, whereby they [were seised thereof in fee in her right and being so seised] had issue Thomas Howard, knight, lord Howard, and divers other sons and daughters; and afterwards, they being so seised, she died, and the said earl, by reason of the issue raised between them as aforesaid, was and is seised thereof by the curtesy, with reversion expectant to the said John Bourghchier, knight, lord Berners and his heirs.
She died 4 April last. The said John, lord Berners, aged 24 and more at the time of her death, is her son and heir.
NORFOLK. Manor and advowson of Aswelthorp, or Ashwelthorp, worth 10l., held of James, bishop of Norwich, by socage.
Manor and advowson of Funhall, and the manor of Hapton, worth 10 marks, held of the prior of Christ Church, Norwich, by socage only.
Manor and advowson of Wrennynham, worth 8l. 13s. 4d., held of the said bishop by fealty and 4d. rent, at Easter and Michaelmas equally, for all service.
Manor and advowson of Northcreke, worth 4l. 6s. 8d., held of Thomas Fenys, knight, lord Dacre, by socage only.
Manor and advowson of Colkyrk, worth 10l. 3s. 4d., held of the said bishop by socage only.
Manor of Gatlee, worth 100s., held of the king in chief by knight-service, as of Dovorr Castle.
Manor of Massyngham, or Little Mashyngham, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the prior of Castella[c]re, by socage only.
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19. ELIZABETH, COUNTESS OF SURREY.
Writ 11 September, inquisition 26 October, 13 Henry VII.
She held the under-mentioned manor of Iklyngham for the term of her life, of the inheritance of John Bourghchier, knight, lord Berners, with reversion thereof expectant after her decease to the said John.
Other findings as in No. 18.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Cowlyng, worth 100s., held of the king, as of the honor of Clare, by knight service.
Manor of Thorphall in Horham, ten messuages, 200a. land and 40a. land (sic) in Stradbrok, worth 10l. 10s., held of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, as of the castle of Eye, service unknown.
Manor of Aspall Stonham alias Stonham Antegayn, with the advowson of the parish church of Stonham, worth 15l., held of James, bishop of Norwich, as of the manor of Hoxon, by socage.
A third part of the manor of Bergeholte, worth 4l. 4s., held of the abbot of St. John, Colchester, as of the manor of Grensted, by socage only.
Manor of Iklyngham Berners, worth 15l., held of the abbot of St. Edmund of Bury.
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20. WILLIAM NEVYLL.
Writ 16 November, inquisition the last day of April, 13 Henry VII.
He was tenant by the curtesy of the under-mentioned manor and lands after the decease of Katharine his wife.
He died on Saturday after the lifting up of the Holy Cross last. Thomas Nevyll, son and next heir of the said Thomas and Katharine, is aged 40 and more.
LEICESTER. Manor of Holt, worth 8l., held of the lord le Souch, service unknown.
Two messuages, four virgates of land, in Drayton and Bryngerst, worth 5l., held of the abbot of Peterborough, service unknown.
A messuage and a virgate of land, in Medburne, worth 16s., held of John Ormond, esquire, service unknown.
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21. ALEXANDER CRESSENER, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition Wednesday after Midsummer, 13 Henry VII.
John Clopton, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Fytz Jeffreys, &c. to the use of the said Alexander and his heirs; Alexander died; and by charter, Monday after St. Bartholomew, 12 Henry VII, John demised the said manor, &c., to Cecily Cressener, late the wife of the said Alexander, John, lord de (sic) Scrope, Robert Dymmok, knight, William Walgrave and Thomas Cressener, esquires, John Kentissh and John Hulk, the elder, to the use of the said Cecily for life, with remainder after her death to Alexander’s right heirs.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Ferrers in fee, and being so seised demised it to Anne then wife of his son John, for the term of her life, with reversion thereof expectant to himself and his heirs; she was seised thereof accordingly in her demesne as of free tenement and died so seised, 20 October last.
He died 18 June, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land in Burys St. Mary in fee. The said John Cressener (sic) is his cousin and next heir, and is of the age of 13 years and more.
ESSEX. Manor of Fytz Jeffereys, worth 5 marks, held of William, abbot of St. Edmund’s of Bury.
Lands and tenements called Fytz Jeffreys Stubbyng, Noers, ‘le Parrok,’ and a piece of land called Bradme[r] in Alphamston, Great Henny and Lammerch, held of John, abbot of North Creke, in right of his church, service unknown.
Manor of Ferrers, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Clare, by knight-service.
Seven acres of land and one acre of aldercarr in Burys St. Mary, worth 4s., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
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22. EDWARD WODEWARDE.
Writ 27 October, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 27 June, 13 Henry VII.
He died 9 October, 12 Henry VII, seised, or seised in fee, of the under-mentioned tenements, &c., the qualification ‘in his demesne as of fee’ being omitted in the case of his holdings in Chalgrave, and in Rowsham, &c., to the end. Thomas Wodeward, aged 27 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Two tenements in the suburb of the town of Oxford, without the north gate, worth 20s., held of Christopher Broun by 10d. rent for all service.
The messuage he dwelt in and 5a. meadow belonging to it in ‘Osney mede’ within the said town, worth 36s. 8d., held of the monastery of Eynesham, by 10s. rent, for all service.
A messuage in the said town in ‘Selyng lane’ worth 13s. 4d., held of the monastery of Abendon, by 18d. rent, for all service.
Three tenements, five virgates land, in Chalgrave, worth 4l. over and above outgoings, held of the prior and convent of Walyngford, by 40s. rent, for all service.
A tenement in Dadyngton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the prior and convent of Burcetter, by service of a pair of gloves to the prior yearly, for all service.
A tenement and virgate of land in Over Warton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the lord Denham, by service of 1d. yearly, for all service.
A tenement and close in Wytteney, worth 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Winchester, by 12d. rent and suit of court.
Two other tenements in Wytteney, worth 20s., held of the said bishop by the service, or rent, of 16d. yearly and suit of court.
A close and certain meadow in the town and fields of Staunton Seynt John, worth 13s. 4d., held of the heirs of Richard Chamberleyn, esquire, service unknown.
Two tenements in the bailey (balliolo) within the town of Oxford, in St. Martin’s parish, formerly Benet Stokys, worth 40s., tenure and service unknown.
A close and 14a. land in Rowsam, or Rowssam, worth 8s., held of the lord Chawith, by 3s. 4d. rent, for all service.
Two acres of meadow and 19a. pasture in Bampton, worth 10s., held of the earl of Shrewsbury by 3d. rent.
A messuage called ‘le Rede Coke’ in St. Peter’s parish, in the street called ‘le Bayly’ within the said town of Oxford, worth 25s., tenure unknown.
A messuage called ‘a Tavern,’ wherein John Gascoign dwells, within the said town, worth 30s., held of the New College of Winchester in Oxford, by service of 6s. 8d.
A cottage and 4a. land in Netherheyford, worth 4s., held of the lord Seyntmond, by service of 1d. yearly.
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23. WILLIAM BASSET.
Writ 10 February, inquisition 9 June, 13 Henry VII.
Thomas Entwysell, esquire, Ralph Cantrell, clerk, vicar of Chesturfeld, late rector of Bloure, and Charles Dethyk, clerk, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to the said William Bassett, and Joan, then his wife, and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder in default to his right heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, he in his demesne as of fee tail, and she in her demesne as of free tenement, and being so seised he died, and she survives and is still so seised.
The said Thomas and Ralph, and one William Soute, clerk, rector of Grendon, were similarly seised of the other under-mentioned land, &c., and being so seised gave them by charter to the said William for life, with remainder to William his son, and Nicholas his other son, successively in tail male, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to his right heirs. He was seised thereof accordingly in his demesne as of free tenement and died so seised, whereupon the said William Bassett, the son, entered and is seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift.
He died 15 November last. William Bassett is his son and heir male by virtue of the gifts aforesaid and is of the age of 24 years and more.
DERBY. Manor of Langley Maynell, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the honor of Tutbury, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and homage only.
A messuage, cottage, 50a. land, 10a. meadow, in Tyssyngton; and 13a. land, 3a. meadow, 8a. pasture in Fenybentley, worth 20s., held of the king, as of the said honor, by fealty and 18d. rent, for all service.
One and a half acres land in ‘le Legh,’ worth 6d., held of John Pole, as of the manor of Legh, by fealty only, for all service.
Six acres land in Holynton, worth 3s., held of Ralph Shirley, knight, as of the manor of Braylesford, by fealty, for all service.
A messuage, cottage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow and 10a. pasture, in Hoknoston, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the said honor of Tutbury, by fealty and 20s. rent yearly, for all service.
A messuage and a bovate of land in Thorp, worth 5s., held of the king, as of the said honor, by fealty and 2s. 4d. rent, for all service.
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24. EDITH GRENE late the wife of JOHN GRENE, esquire.
Writ 29 May, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 23 October, 13 Henry VII.
She held in dower the day she died, and after the death of John Helyon, formerly her husband, the under-mentioned third, being of the inheritance of Anne, wife of Roger Wentworth, knight, cousin and heir of the same John Helyon, with reversion thereof expectant to the said Roger and Anne, the daughter of Isabel, daughter of the said John Helyon and Edith, and Anne’s heirs.
She died, 1 June last. Agnes wife of William Fyndern, knight, and Margaret wife of Henry Tey, knight, her daughters by the said John Grene, and the said Anne, daughter of Isabel her daughter by the said John Helyon, are her daughters, and cousin, and heirs; they were aged respectively at the time of her death, Agnes 30, Margaret 26 and Anne 24 and more.
DERBY. A third part of the manor of Bawkwell, worth 60s., held of the king in chief by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
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25. EDITH GRENE late the wife of JOHN GRENE, esquire.
Writ 4 June, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 26 October, 13 Henry VII.
John Helyon, the elder, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to John Helyon, his son, and the said Edith, and the heirs of their bodies issuing, whereby the said John and Edith were seised of it in fee tail, and had issue Philippa and Isabel; and afterwards the said John Helyon, the son, died and the said Edith survived him and was solely seised thereof in fee tail; and afterwards the said Isabel had issue Anne, the wife of Roger Wentworth, knight, and died; and afterwards the said Philippa died without issue; and afterwards the said Edith died, whereupon the said manor descended to the said Anne as cousin and heir of the said John Helyon, the son, and Edith, of their bodies issuing, viz. daughter of Isabel their daughter.
She died 1 June last. The said Anne is her cousin and heir, of the bodies of the said Edith and John Helyon issuing, viz. daughter of the said Isabel, daughter of John and Edith; and the said Anne, at the time of the death of the said Edith, was of the age of 24 years and more.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Haverell, worth 4l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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26. EDITH GRENE late the wife of JOHN GRENE, esquire.
Writ wanting; inquisition the last day but one of October, 13 Henry VII.
Robert Cavendiche, John Coo and Thomas [Hardekyn] were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Garrener and advowson of [Lyes] in fee, and being so seised, by their charter indented granted them to one John Helyon and the said Edith, then his wife, by the name of Edith daughter of Thomas Rowlf, to them and the heirs of their bodies, and the same John and Edith were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail.
John Helyon, the elder, father of the said John Helyon, and [John Game]lyngay, were seised of the under-mentioned toft, &c. in Fynchynfelde in fee, and being so seised gave them by charter to the said John Helyon, the son, and the said Edith his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, whereby the same John and Edith were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail.
Thomas Brown and Thomas Payn were seised of the under-mentioned manors of [Hoddynges], &c., messuage, &c. called ‘Hawkewoddes,’ and advowson of ‘Rolf’ chantry, in fee, and being so seised gave them to one John Vampage for life, with remainder to the said John Helyon, the son, and Edith his wife, and the heirs of the body of Edith, as by a fine thereof levied more fully appears; whereby the said John Vampage was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement, and afterwards, being so seised, at Liston Hall, he surrendered them to the said John Helyon, the son, and Edith, to which surrender they agreed, whereby they entered and were seised thereof, John in his demesne as of free tenement and Edith in her demesne as of fee tail, and had issue between them Philippa and Isabel; and afterwards the said John Helyon, the son, died, and the said Edith survived him, and was solely seised thereof in her demesne as of fee tail.
Thomas Brown, Thomas Basset and Thomas Payn were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Bealchampwilliam, and manors and advowsons of Ovyngton and Bealchampotton in fee, and being so seised demised them to the said Edith for the term of her life, whereby she was seised thereof in her demesne as of frank tenement, with reversion expectant to the said Thomas Brown and the others and their heirs; and afterwards being so seised the said Edith took to husband one John Grene, since deceased, whereby the said John and Edith were seised thereof in her right according to the exigence of the gift aforesaid, and they being so seised, the said Thomas Brown and Thomas Basset died and the said Thomas Payn survived them; and after their death the said Thomas Payn by deed granted that the said manors, &c. which ought to revert to him on the said Edith’s decease, should remain to John Bourghchier, knight, lord de Berners, Thomas Tyrell, knight, John Newton and John Clopton, whereupon the said John Grene and Edith his wife attorned to the said John Bourghchier and the others, at Bealchampotton aforesaid; and afterwards the said John Bourghchier and the others by deed granted to Philippa one of the daughters and heirs of the said John Helyon, the son, that a moiety of the said manors, &c. should remain to her and the heirs of her body, with remainder in default to the heirs of the body of John Helyon, the son, whereupon the said John Grene and Edith his wife attorned to the said Philippa for that moiety at Parke Hall, co. Essex; and the said Philippa afterwards died without heir of her body issuing, after whose death the said moiety remained to Roger Wentworth, knight, and Anne his wife, daughter and heir of Isabel, the other of the daughters and heirs of John Helyon the son. John Grene and Edith his wife had issue between them Agnes, wife of William Fyndern, knight, and Margaret, wife of Henry Tey, knight; and the said John Grene afterwards died; and afterwards the said John Bourghchier, Thomas Tyrell and John Newton died, and the said John Clopton survived them, after whose death the right of the other moiety of the said manors, &c. remained to the said John Clopton and his heirs; and afterwards the same John being seised of the remainder of a moiety of the said manors, &c. by his deed granted that the said moiety should remain, after the death of the said Edith, to the said Anne and the heirs of her body, to which grant the said Roger Wentworth agreed, and afterwards the said Edith, at Gosfelde, attorned to the said Roger and Anne for the said moiety.
She held in dower the day she died, after the death of John Helyon, the son, of the inheritance of the said Anne, a third of the under-mentioned manor of Bumpstedhellyon, with reversion thereof expectant to the said Roger and Anne, and Anne’s heirs.
She died 1 June last. The said Anne, wife of the said Roger Wentworth, is both cousin and heir of the said John Helyon and Edith his wife of their bodies begotten and of the same John, viz. daughter of the said Isabel, one of the daughters and heirs of the same John Helyon, the son, and Edith; and the said Agnes, wife of William Fyndern, knight, and the said Margaret, wife of Henry Tey, knight, daughters of the said John Grene and Edith his wife, are daughters, and the said Anne, daughter of the said Isabel, is cousin, and heirs of the said Edith. The said Anne is, and at the time of the death of the said Edith was, of the age of 20 and more, the said Agnes 30 and more, and the said Margaret 26 and more. The said Agnes and Margaret, as daughters, and the said Anne as cousin, and heirs of the same Edith, to the said manors of Hodynges, Bellowes and Liston Hall and to the said tenements called ‘Hawkeswod of Potterstret,’ are heritable and lawfully entitled; the said Anne alone is heritable and lawfully entitled to all other the aforesaid manors, lands and tenements.
ESSEX. Manor of Garrener, worth 10 marks, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Advowson and patronage of the house and church of Lyes to the said manor belonging, worth nothing beyond outgoings.
A toft, 80a. land, 7a. meadow, 8a. pasture, 8a. wood, in Fynchyng-felde, called ‘Hyldershames,’ ‘Reymes’ and ‘Cosyns,’ worth 20s., held of the prior of Thetford, service unknown.
Manor of Hodynges, worth 100s., held of the earl of Oxford, by service 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Bellowes, worth 4l., held of John Fyllyngley, by service 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Lyston Hall, or Liston Hall, worth 60s., held of the said earl of Oxford, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
[One] messuage, 3 tofts, 100a. land, 28a. meadow, 80a. pasture, 2a. wood, 26s. 8d. rent, called ‘Hawkewoddes,’ of ‘Potterstrete,’ in Hengamsibyll, Hengam at Castle (ad castrum), Toppysfelde, Weddersfelde, Fynchyngfelde, Great Gelham, Roddeswell, Gosfelde, Halstede, Great Mappilstede, Stysted and Bokkyng, worth 100s., held of Henry Bourghchier, earl of Essex, service unknown.
Advowson of the chantry called ‘Rolf Chauntry’ in Gosfeld.
Manor of Bealchampwilliam, worth 40 marks, held of the earl of Oxford, by service of two knights’ fees.
Manor and advowson of Ovyngton, the manor worth 8 marks and the advowson nothing beyond outgoings, held of Elizabeth, duchess of Norfolk, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Bealchampotton, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
A third part of the manor of Bumpstedhellyon, worth 30s., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/6 of a knight’s fee.
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27. EDWARD BABYNGTON.
Writ 3, inquisition 23 July, 13 Henry VII.
John Makworth, clerk, William Cheyne, knight, William Babyngton, knight, Peter de la Pole and William Fyndern, were seised of the under-mentioned wardenship, &c. in fee, [and being so seised] as by their charter indented, dated 7 July, 12 Henry VI, [appears], demised the same to William Venour and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter and heir of Roger Sapurton, and the heirs of their bodies issuing, with remainder in default of such issue to the heirs of the body of the said Elizabeth issuing, with remainder in default to Robert Babyngton, cousin of the same Roger, and the heirs of his body issuing, as in the same charter thereof made and [in] the royal licence had thereon by them more fully is contained; of which charter and licence inter alia an exemplification was produced to the jury in evidence, the date whereof is at Westminster, 10 June, 6 Edward IV.
By virtue of which demise and licence the said William Venour and Elizabeth, his wife, were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail in form aforesaid, and died; after whose death, inasmuch as they died without heir of their bodies issuing, and likewise the said Elizabeth died without heir of her body issuing, the said wardenship, &c. remained to one William Babyngton, as son and heir of the said Robert Babyngton in form, &c., by virtue of which the same William was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by form, &c., and had issue Richard Babyngton, Edward and William, and died so seised; after whose death the said wardenship, &c., descended to the said Richard, as son and heir of the said William, whereby the said Richard was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by form, &c., and died so seised without heir of his body issuing; after whose death the wardenship &c. aforesaid descended to Edward Babyngton, named in the writ, as brother and heir of the said Richard, whereby the said Edward was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by form &c., and died so seised without heir of his body issuing.
He died the last day of June last. The said William Babyngton is his brother and heir, and is of the age of 22 and more.
LONDON. A messuage and garden within the close of the king of Flete, the office of wardenship (officio custodie) of all prisoners of the king there committed or to be committed, a yearly rent of 6l. 14s. 5d. issuing from divers lands and tenements within the city of London and suburbs thereof, and 7l. 12s. 1d. to be received yearly for the wardenship (custodia) of the gaol of Flete by the hands of the sheriffs of London and Middlesex. The said messuage, garden and office of wardenship, and the said rent are held of the king in chief, service unknown; and the said messuage, garden and office are worth 14l. beyond outgoings.
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28. EDWARD BABYNGTON.
Writ 3 July, inquisition 11 August, 13 Henry VII.
John Makworth, William Cheyne, William Babyngton, Peter de la Pole and William Fyndern were seised of the under-mentioned wardenship, &c., in fee, and being so seised, long before the day of the taking of this inquisition, by their charter, the king’s licence therefore having been obtained, [as] in a certain exemplification of the said king contained and expressed, which exemplification of the charter and licence has been produced to the jurors, demised them to William and Elizabeth Venour, with remainders over, &c., as in No. 27.
MIDDLESEX. A messuage within the close of the palace of the king of Westminster, and the office of the wardenship (officio custodie) of the same palace, together with the fees and profits to the same office belonging; also a rent of 10l. 12s. 11d. to be paid them for that office by the hands of the sheriffs of London and Middlesex yearly; held of the king in chief, service at present unknown; the said office together with the fees and profits aforesaid is worth 12l.
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29. HUGH CLOPTON.
Writ 27 September, 11 Henry VII; inquisition 1 November, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned tenement called ‘Balsals Place,’ garden in ‘Churchstrete’ and tenements in ‘le Highstrete’ and ‘Chapell strete’ adjoining ‘le Corne Market,’ in Stretford upon Aven, in fee, and being so seised demised them to Roger Paget and Elizabeth his wife, for the term of Roger’s life, by virtue of which the same Roger and Elizabeth were and still are seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement, with reversion thereof expectant to the said Hugh and his heirs; and so Hugh died seised of that reversion.
He died seised together with William Clopton, his cousin, Robert Throgmarton, Richard Porter, of Camden, William Milburn, of London, and Thomas Handes, of the same, mercer, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor of Little Wylmecote and land there and in Berley, in fee, to the use of himself and his heirs and of his last will. He made his last will thereof, to wit that William Clopton, his cousin, should have the said manor, 80a. land, 2a. meadow and 2a. wood, in tail, with remainder to the heirs male of John Clopton, his father, with remainder to John’s right heirs.
He died 15 September, 12 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manor and lands in fee. William Clopton, aged on the day of the taking of this inquisition 15 and more, is his cousin and next heir, viz. son of John, son of Thomas, his elder brother.
WARWICK. Manor of Clopton, worth 100s., held of the king, as of the manor or castle of Beaudesert (Bello deserto) by 1/8 of a knight’s fee, viz. by homage, fealty and the rent of a pair of gilt spurs, for all service, at Michaelmas yearly; which manor or castle of Beaudesert king Edward IV bought of John Norbure, knight, and William Belknap, esquire.
A half burgage in ‘Elystrete’ alias ‘Swynnestrete’ in Stretford upon Aven, worth 4s., held of the king in chief, by 1/40 of a knight’s fee.
A burgage in ‘Chapell strete,’ over against the chapel, on the north side; a burgage in ‘Highstrete’; a barn and garden in ‘Henleystrete’; and a half-burgage in ‘Churchstrete,’ in Stretford upon Aven; also two tofts, four virgates of land, 4a. meadow and 20a. pasture in ‘Bryggetowne,’ in the parish of Stretford aforesaid; also a tenement in Stretford aforesaid in ‘Rotherstrete,’ called ‘Balsals Place,’ a garden in ‘Churchstrete,’ a tenement in ‘le Highstrete’ upon the corner of ‘le Corne Market,’ wherein John Balamy dwells, and another tenement in ‘Chapell strete,’ abutting on ‘le Corne Markette,’ wherein Wolfram Smyth dwells; worth together 40s.; held of the bishop of Worcester, by fealty and 12d. rent at Michaelmas and Lady Day equally, for all service.
Two messuages, two virgates of land, 4a. meadow, and 10a. pasture, in Preston Bagotte, or Bagot, worth 20s., held of John, the prior of Jerusalem in England, by fealty and 3s. rent at the feasts aforesaid equally, for all service.
A messuage with its appurtenances in Coventre lying in ‘Erlestrete,’ worth 40s., held of Richard, prior of the cathedral church of St. Mary of Coventre, by fealty and 2d. rent yearly, equally at the feasts aforesaid, for all service.
Manor of Little Wylmecote, or Wilmecote, a messuage, a virgate of land and 2a. meadow, in Wylmecote, and a messuage, 80a. land, 2a. meadow and 2a. wood, in Berley, worth 5 marks, held of George Nevile, knight, lord de Bergevenny, by 1/40 of a knight’s fee.
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30. FRANCIS HARRYS, son and heir of JOHN HARRYS, esquire.
Writ 22 April, 12 Henry VII; proof of age, 12 April, 13 Henry VII.
The writ recites that the said John lately held of the king, as of the honor of Plympton, late in the king’s hands, by knight-service; that afterwards, viz. 26 October, 1 Henry VII, the king by charter gave the said honor to Edward, earl of Devon, in tail male, with knights’ fees, advowsons, &c.; and that the lands of the inheritance of the said Francis are in the custody of Roger Holand, esquire, by the king’s grant.
DEVON. He was born at Plympstoke, and baptized in the parish church there, and was of the age of 21 years and more on 16 October last, as John Speccot, Thomas Tregarthyn, John Arundell Trereys and Nicholas Yeo, esquires, Alexander Arundell, Richard Upcote and Henry Thorne well know, inasmuch as they were present in church at his baptism, and then were there David, the prior of the house and church of Plympton, and David Blakhede, his fellow-monk, godfathers of the same Francis, and Katharine Spicer, his godmother.
William Harrys, aged 50 and more, held the salt at the child’s baptism.
John White, aged 50 and more, being then servant of the said John Harrys, esquire, the father, was sent to fetch the said godparents.
The said Roger Holand, esquire, to whom by letters patent, 1 March, 1 Henry VII, the king gave the wardship of the lands, &c. late of John Harrys, the father, together with the marriage of the said Francis, appeared, 12 April aforesaid, at Plympstoke, and could not gainsay, &c.
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31. THOMASINE, late the wife of THOMAS HANSARD, knight, one of the daughters and heirs of WILLIAM BREWS, esquire.
Writ 22 October, inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
She took to husband the said Thomas, and afterwards the under-mentioned moieties descended to her as such daughter and heir, by pretext whereof they were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail, in her right, and had issue between them Anthony and other sons and daughters; and afterwards she died so seised, after whose death he held and holds the premises as tenant by the curtesy.
She died 20 July, 12 Henry VII. The said Anthony, aged 18 and over, is her son and next heir thereof, to hold the same after the death of the said Thomas.
SUFFOLK. Moieties of the manor of Wetyngham in Fresyngfeld and land, &c., called ‘Watlynges,’ in Fresyngfeld, worth 20l., held of the lady Elizabeth, [duchess] of Norfolk, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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32. JOHN JENNEY.
Writ of Amotus, 12 October, inquisition 30 October, 13 Henry VII.
William Mundys was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee, and being so seised demised the said manor with its appurtenances to the said John Jenney and Elizabeth his wife for the term of their life, with remainder to Thomas Jenney their son in tail; by virtue of which demise the said John and Elizabeth were seised of the said manor in their demesne as of free tenement, and afterwards the said Elizabeth died and the said John survived her and was solely seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Thomas died, after whose death the right of reversion of the manor aforesaid remained to one William Jenney, as son and heir of the said Thomas; and afterwards the said John Jenney died seised of such an estate therein by virtue of the demise aforesaid.
He died 18 April, 11 Henry VII. The said William Jenney, aged 28 and more, is his cousin and next heir, (viz.) son and heir of the said Thomas his son.
NORFOLK. Manor, and advowson, of Intwod, or Intwode, [in Intwod], Keteryngham, Carleton, [Sw]arston, and elsewhere within the hundred of Humlyard, worth 100s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
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33. MAUD WILLOUGHBY, widow.
Writ 20 November, inquisition 28 May, 13 Henry VII.
She died seised in fee tail to herself and the heirs of her body issuing of the under-mentioned manor of Tumby, by virtue of a gift thereof made by one Simon Dryby to Robert Dryby and Joan his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies issuing, by virtue of which gift the said Robert and Joan were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue between them Alice, which Alice took to husband William Bernak; and the said Robert and Joan afterwards died, after whose death the manor aforesaid descended to the said Alice as their daughter and heir of their bodies begotten, whereby the said William Bernak and Alice, in her right, entered upon the said manor and were thereof seised in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue John and died; after the death of the which Alice the said manor descended to the same John, son of the said William and Alice as her heir, whereby the same John entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue Maud, which Maud took to husband Ralph Cromwell, knight; and afterwards the same John died, after whose death the manor aforesaid descended to the same Maud as his daughter and heir, whereby the said Ralph and Maud, in her right, entered and were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue Ralph Cromwell, Elizabeth and Maud, and died, after the death of which Maud, wife of Ralph, the manor aforesaid descended to the said Ralph, son of Ralph and Maud, as her son and heir, whereby he entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift aforesaid.
She was seised the day she died in her demesne as of fee tail, to herself and the heirs of her body issuing, of the under-mentioned manor of Kirkeby upon Bayne, with lands, &c. in Roughton, &c., by virtue of a fine levied in the quinzaine of Michaelmas, 41 Edward III, between Ralph Cromwell, knight, and Maud his wife, querents, and Ralph, parson of the church of Cromwell, Roger Mors, William Wakebrygge and John, parson of the church of Halum, deforciants, of inter alia the said manor and lands, by which fine the said Ralph and the others granted the same inter alia to the said Ralph Cromwell, knight, and Maud his wife, and the heirs of their bodies issuing, by virtue of which fine the same Ralph and Maud were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine, and had issue between them the aforesaid Ralph, Elizabeth and Maud, and died, after whose death the same descended to the said Ralph as their son and heir, whereby the said Ralph, as son and heir of the said Ralph Cromwell, knight, and Maud, entered and was thereof seised in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the fine.
The subsequent descent of both manors as in No. 12.
She died the last day but one of August last, seised of the under-mentioned advowsons, knights’ fees and rent in fee. William Knyvet and William Fitzwilliam are her cousins and heirs, as in No. 12; they are also cousins and heirs of the aforesaid Robert Dryby and Joan his wife of their bodies begotten, viz. the same William Knyvet, son of John, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Constantine, son of Elizabeth, late the wife of John Clifton, knight, one of the daughters of Maud, late the wife of Ralph Cromwell, knight, daughter of John, son of Alice, late the wife of William Bernak, knight, daughter of the aforesaid Robert Dryby and Joan; and the aforesaid William Fitzwilliam, son of John, son of William, son of William, son of John, son of John, son of Maud the other of the daughters of the said Maud, late the wife of Ralph Cromwell, knight, &c. See Nos. 12, 13, 14.
LINCOLN. Manor of Tumby, worth 4l., held of Henry de Clifford, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee, and by suit of his court at Folkingham at Michaelmas.
Manor of Kirkeby upon Bayne, worth 5l., held of John de Willoughby, by 1/16 of a knight’s fee.
Eight messuages, a carucate and six bovates of land, 5a. meadow, worth 20s., and 10l. rent, in Roughton, Wodehall, Wynthorp, Langeton next Thornton, Sutton next Markeby, and Maltby next Strubby, the tenure of the land, &c. unknown; the rent, worth nothing beyond the same rent, is neither held of the king nor of any other.
The advowson of the abbey of Kirkested, and the advowson of the church of Maltby, worth nothing beyond outgoings.
A fourth part of a knight’s fee in Marton, which John son of Alfred (Alveredi) lately held.
A sixth part of a knight’s fee in Witham, which William de Breton lately held.
A twelfth part of a knight’s fee in the hamlet of Oldebethorp, which John de Oreby lately held.
A knight’s fee in Straton and Wadingworth, which William de Breton lately held.
A fourth part of a knight’s fee in Wyspygton, which Robert de Willoughby lately held.
Half a knight’s fee in Tumby, which Joan de Tumby lately held.
The above fees are worth yearly in all issues 20s., but of whom the said fees and advowsons are held the jurors are wholly ignorant.
A certain yearly rent of 20s. to be received yearly from certain tenants in Marum, worth nothing yearly beyond the said rent, neither is it held of the king nor of any other.
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34. JOHN FRAMLYNGHAM, esquire.
Writ 10, inquisition the last day but one of October, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee tail, and being so seised enfeoffed John Gosnold and others who survive thereof to the use of himself and his heirs.
He died Thursday after Michaelmas last, seised of the other under-mentioned lands, &c. in fee, which thereupon descended to one James Framlyngham, aged 30, as his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Crowishalle, held of John Wulstun, by fealty and 4d. rent.
Divers lands and tenements in Debynham, Aspall, Bedyngfeld, Rysanglis and Thorndon.
Divers lands and tenements called ‘Wodewardes londes’ in Pethaugh, Wynston, Stonham Antyngham, held of Christopher Willughby, knight, lord de Willughby, by service of half a quarter of a knight’s fee.
A close called ‘Neweclos’ in Debynham, containing 53 1/2a. 3p. land, held of John Cheke, by fealty and 5s. yearly.
A close called ‘Oldehaugh,’ containing 54a. 1 1/2r. 17p. land, in Debynham and Wetheryngset, held of the bishop of Ely, by fealty and 4d. yearly.
Certain lands and tenements in Aspall.
All the aforesaid lands, tenements and closes are worth 20 marks yearly beyond outgoings.
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35. JOHN POND.
Writ 10 February, 12 Henry VII; inquisition Monday after All Hallows, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Robert Alwethir, clerk, vicar of Alburgh, Thomas Bedon, Thomas Travers, and others, thereof, for the performance of his will, and thereafter to the use of the heirs of his body. He made the said Robert, and Joan his wife, executors of his will, which was duly proved, and directed that they should take the issues and profits of the said land, &c. for the payment of his debts and performance of his will for ten years next after his decease.
He died at Alburgh, 20 December, 12 Henry VII. Agnes Pond, aged 5 and more, is his daughter and heir.
SUFFOLK. A messuage, 30a. land, 10a. meadow, 8a. marsh, in Great and Little Wirlyngham, Becclys and Elugh, worth, 30s.; the messuage, 10a. land, 10a. meadow, parcel thereof, being held of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, as of the manor or lordship of Becclys, in socage, by fealty and 3s. rent; and 20a. land of Thomas Garneys, as of the manor of Becclys, called ‘Garneys,’ service unknown.
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36. ELIZABETH BRANDON, widow, late the wife of WILLIAM BRANDON, knight.
Writ 11 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
Thomas Man, clerk, rector of the church of Eston and John Wode, chaplain, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of ‘Cravens,’ &c. in fee, to the use of William Brandon, knight, and the said dame Elizabeth, his wife, his heirs and assigns, and of his last will; by which last will, duly proved, he willed that, after his decease, the said Elizabeth his wife should have the said manor, &c., by the name of all his lands and tenements in Henham, Bliburgh, Bulcamp and Briggis, for the term of her life, and that after her decease Sir Robert Brandon, knight, his son should have the said manor, &c. in tail male with remainder in default to the same dame Elizabeth, her heirs and assigns, to give or sell at her pleasure; and so seised thereof the said William Brandon, knight, died, and the said dame Elizabeth by her last will, duly proved, gave the said manor inter alia, after it should happen the said Robert to die without issue male, to Thomas Brandon, knight, son of the said William Brandon, knight, and Elizabeth, in tail male, with remainder as in the said will more fully appears, the said Thomas Man and John Wode being then seised of the said manor to the use aforesaid.
John, late bishop of Hereford, John, bishop of Coventry and Lichefeld, William Gifford, clerk, David Husbond, clerk, John Nele, clerk, Richard Bernes, clerk, Stephen Tyler, clerk, Thomas Danvers, Thomas Pounde, esquires, and William Danvers were seised of the under-mentioned manor of ‘Burneviles,’ which was sometime of John Fastolf, knight, in fee, and being so seised by their charter enfeoffed William Brandon, knight, the said Elizabeth, Robert Wyngfeld, knight, John Straunge, John Grymmysby, clerk, Henry Duncle, clerk, and John Savage, clerk, thereof, to them and the heirs and assigns of the said William and Elizabeth, to the use of the said William and Elizabeth, their heirs and assigns; by virtue of which feoffment the same William and Elizabeth were seised thereof in fee, and the others in their demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said William Brandon and the others died and the said Elizabeth and Henry Duncle survived them and were seised thereof, the said Elizabeth in fee, and the said Henry Duncle in his demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Elizabeth in her widowhood by charter enfeoffed (feoffaverunt) the said Thomas Man and John Wode of the said manor to the use of herself, her heirs and assigns, by virtue of which feoffment the said Thomas and John were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid, and being so seised by their charter enfeoffed Thomas Pykenham, clerk, John Wyngfeld, Gregory Lovell, knights, William Wyngfeld, esquire, Richard Braunche, master of the college of St. Mary the Virgin of Metyngham, and John Loveday, gentleman, thereof, to the use of the said Elizabeth and her heirs; by virtue of which the said Thomas and the others were seised thereof to her use, and they being so seised, the said Elizabeth made her last will touching the said manor, viz. that her feoffees after her decease should make estate thereof to Thomas Brandon, knight, her son, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to William Brandon, nephew of the said Thomas, viz. son of William his brother, Charles Brandon, brother of the said William son of William, Robert Brandon, knight, her son, Anne Brandon, sister of the said William and Charles, Elizabeth Leventhorp, her daughter, aunt of the said Anne, Eleanor Glemham, Mary Redyng, Anne Sydney, Dame Margaret Lovell and Katharine Gurney, her daughters, Anne Loveday, her cousin, and Eleanor Sydney, daughter of Anne Sydney, successively in tail male, with remainder in default to the right heirs of William Brandon, knight, and herself.
She died 28 April, 12 Henry VII. The said William son of William Brandon, aged 21 and more, is her next heir, viz. son of William her son.
SUFFOLK. Manor called ‘Cravens’ in Henham, 200a. land, wood, meadow, pasture, moor and marsh, and 40s. rent, in Henham, Bliburgh, Bulcamp, Brigge, Sotherton, Donwiche, Wangford, Reydon, Brampton, Westhale and Blyforth, worth 40 marks, held of the king, as of the manor of Hemnale, which of late came to the king’s hands by reason of the forfeiture and attainder of John Radclyff, knight, late lord Fitzwater, by fealty and 2s. rent yearly.
Manor of Nacton called ‘Burneviles,’ worth 10 marks, held of the lady Elizabeth, [duchess] of Norfolk, by fealty and 2d. yearly.
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37. ANNE, one of the daughters and heirs of HENRY PAKENHAM, deceased.
Writ of Devenerunt, 29 June, 11 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
NORFOLK. It was found by inquisition taken at Hengham, 4 October, 1 Richard III before Thomas Brampton, escheator, by virtue of the king’s writ, that Henry Pakenham, named in the said writ, was seised of 1a. land in Snyterton in fee, and that Richard Hervy held of him 2a. land in Wylby by fealty, service, and 1d. rent yearly, and that John Lost held of him 7a. land in Sneterton, by fealty, service, and 10 1/4d. rent, and that Thomas Hervy held of him 3a. land there by fealty, service, and 4d. rent; and that he held the said acre, services and rents of king Edward IV in chief by service of 1/200 of a knight’s fee; and that he died seised of the said land, rent, and service, in fee.
The said acre is worth 4d. yearly. From the time of the death of the said Henry to the time of the taking of this inquisition, John Bokenham has taken the issues and profits of the said acre, rent and service, by what right the jurors know not.
Nicholas Parker, late of Honyng, esquire, John Jermy, the younger, Thomas Jermy, brother of the same John, esquires, Thomas Banyard, gent., Thomas Toppesfeld, esquire, James Lamppet, esquire, and Master John Stanton, clerk, were seised of a certain manor and the other lands and tenements in Honyng, formerly John Baxster’s, also of those lands and tenements called ‘Lombes,’ ‘Wales’ and ‘Drakes’ in the same town and of all other the lands and tenements which the aforesaid Nicholas bought or in any way was entitled to in the town of Honyng aforesaid, North Walsham, Worstede, Crostwheyt and Wytton, and being so seised by their deed granted to the said Henry Paykenham, son and heir of Robert Pakenham, esquire, deceased, 10l. rent, to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, payable quarterly, with power of distraint in default upon the said manor and lands; by virtue of which grant the said Henry was seised of the rent aforesaid in his demesne as of fee (sic), and had issue Margaret, Elizabeth and Anne, and died, 6 February, 20 Edward IV, after whose death the said rent descended to the said Margaret, Elizabeth and Anne, as his daughters and heirs, Margaret being aged 7, Elizabeth 3, and Anne 2 years and more, at the time of the said Henry’s death.
From the time of the death of the said Henry to the time of the taking of this inquisition, Margaret sometime wife of the said Henry, has taken and had the said rent of 10l., by what right the jurors know not.
She died 10 June, 8 Henry VII. The said Margaret and Elizabeth are her sisters and heirs, Margaret aged 23 and Elizabeth aged 19 and more.
No more or other lands or tenements in the said county came (devenerunt) to the hands of the said late king by the death of the said Henry, or by reason of the minority of the said Anne to the hands of the said late king or to the hands of king Richard, &c.
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38. THOMAS THORNHOLM.
inquisition at Sutton, co. York, 18 August, 12 Henry VII, before Robert Pilkyngton, esquire, escheator, virtute officii.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and died so seised, after whose death they descended to one John Thornholm, as his son and heir, whereby the said John entered and was seised thereof in fee. The same John Thornholm is and from his birth was idiot and natural fool without sufficient reason for his own governance.
He did not hold any other lands in demesne in the said county the day he died, and what day he died the jurors know not.
One Elizabeth, now wife of Thomas Hilyard, held for the term of her life, the day the said Thomas Thornholm died, and the said Thomas Hilyard and Elizabeth still hold, the under-mentioned land, &c. in Wakfeld, &c., with reversion thereof expectant after her decease to the said John Thornholm and his heirs.
The said John Thornholm is now aged 17 and more.
YORK. Manor of Hastthorp, or Hasthorpe, ten messuages, five cottages, 600a. land, 50a. meadow, 5a. marsh, in Hasthorp.
Two messuages, 160a. land, 12a. meadow, in Rudstane, or Rudston.
A messuage and 30a. land, in Duffeld.
Six acres of land, in Carnaby.
A messuage and 40a. land, 3a. meadow, in Ulram.
A messuage and 16a. land, in Ruston.
A messuage and 60a. land, in Tybthorpe.
A messuage, cottage and 30a. land, in Brigham.
A messuage and 16a. land, in Foston.
A messuage, 60a. land and 6a. meadow, in Carthorpe.
The above manor and lands are held of Agnes Clyfton, widow, by knight-service, and are worth beyond outgoings 20l.
Three cottages in Wandesforth.
A certain tenement called Thornholm Garth, containing in itself a messuage, certain closes to the same adjacent, and 100a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 40a. marsh, which are parcel of the same tenement, and which all together make and are the said tenement called Thornholm Garth.
The above tenement, &c. and cottages, are held of Henry, earl of Northumberland, service unknown, and are worth beyond outgoings 7l.
Three messuages, 200a. land, 10a. meadow, in Millington, worth 20s., held of John Graystok, lord of Graystok, tenure unknown.
Ten acres of land in Hugate, worth 2s. 6d., held of James, prior of Watton, service unknown.
A messuage and 40a. land, in Baynton, worth 20s., held of Ralph Bigod, knight, service unknown.
Six messuages, 140a. land, 10a. meadow, in Wakfeld, Standley and Newton, worth 5 marks, held of Elizabeth, queen of England, as of the manor of Wakfeld, parcel of the duchy of York, by fealty for all service.
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39. JOHN THURNUM, scilt. THORNHOLM.
Commission 23 June, 12 Henry VII; inquisition Thursday after Michaelmas, 13 Henry VII, with schedule annexed.
Robert Monkton, esquire, and other the jurors, say that the said John Thurnum was from his birth idiot and fool and is still, so that he is not equal to the governance of himself, his lands, or goods.
Thomas Thurnum, his father, whose heir he is, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and died so seised, 5 October, 16 Edward IV; after whose death one Walter Griffith, knight, took the issues and profits thereof from the said 5 October for three years following; and afterwards the said Walter died, after whose death one Agnes Clyfton, widow, took the issues and profits thereof for four years following; but who has taken the same from that time to the day of the taking of this inquisition the jurors know not.
There are no more lands of the inheritance of the said John in the county of York so far as they can in any way ascertain.
Certificate by the Commissioners, in schedule annexed, that, before the arrival of the king’s letters patent, John Thurnum named therein was taken away from the county of York to places unknown, so that they have been unable to examine his condition, or him.
YORK. Six messuages, fifty-seven bovates of land, 40a. meadow, 300a. pasture, in Hasthorp, worth 20l.
Forty acres meadow, 100a. pasture in Thurnumgarth, worth 10 marks.
A messuage and two bovates of land in Oulrem, worth 20s.
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40. JOHN DENTON [esquire].
Writ wanting; inquisition 17 September, 13 Henry VII.
He died 12 July, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Thomas Denton, aged 22 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. A messuage and a virgate of land in Litelmore, worth 6s. 8d., held of the lord Suffolk, by fealty and 3s. rent, for all service.
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41. JOHN DENTON, esquire.
Writ wanting; inquisition 18 September, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 40.
BUCKS. Manor of Foxscote, worth 4l., held of the king, as of Dover castle, by fealty and 8s. to castle-guard every twenty-four weeks.
A messuage and four virgates of land in Shalston, worth 13s. 4d., held of Isabel Denton, as of the manor of Shalston, by fealty, 1lb. pepper rent and suit of court of the said manor, for all service.
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42. JOHN DENTON [esquire].
Writ wanting; inquisition 17 September, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 40.
BERKS. Manor and advowson of Appleton, worth 5l., held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
A messuage and two virgates of land in Appleton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the king in chief by service of 1/12 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 97a. land, 16a. meadow, in Esthanney, worth 20s., held of the lord Fitzwaren, by fealty and 3d. or a capon rent.
One hundred and thirty-three acres land, 7 1/2a. meadow in Lyford, worth 20s., held of James Viall, by fealty and 32s. rent.
A pasture beside Oxford called ‘Swynshill Feld’ and a moiety of ‘lez werys,’ called ‘Croked Werys’ in the Thames, with waters and ‘eytes’ belonging, beside Oxford, worth 20s., formerly William Hydes’ of Oxford, held of the abbot of St. Mary of Abendon, by fealty only.
A messuage, 1 1/2 virgates of land, 3 1/2a. meadow in West Wyttnam, worth 3s. 4d., held of dame Katharine Strangwys, by fealty and 8s. rent.
A messuage, 5a. land, 1 1/2a. meadow, in Esthanney, worth 3s. 4d., held of John Isbury, by fealty only.
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43. JOHN BROKE.
Writ 11 September, inquisition 10 October, 13 Henry VII.
He died 6 April last, seised of the under-mentioned rent in fee. Thomas Broke, aged 14 and more, is his son and heir.
CANTERBURY. A certain yearly rent, or fee-farm, of 7l. 10s. to be received, 50s. at Easter and 100s. at Michaelmas, from the yearly rent or fee farm of the city aforesaid, by the hands of the bailiffs and citizens, for his part of the 30l. which king Edward III gave by letters patent to one John Cundy son of William Cundy, and his heirs, in recompense of the bailiwick of the town of Sandwich; of which John Cundy the said John Broke was one of the cousins and heirs, viz. son of John, brother of Robert, son of Joan, daughter of Robert, son of Margaret, one of the daughters and heirs of Constance, one of the sisters and heirs of William, son of the said John Cundy; held of the king by fealty only for all service.
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44. JAMES HARYNGTON, knight.
Writ 28 June, 12 Henry VII; inquisition Monday, 11 September, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in his demesne as of fee tail, viz. to him and the heirs male of his body, by virtue of divers feoffments and grants thereof made to divers his ancestors, as by divers charters and fines shown to the jurors upon the taking of this inquisition more fully appears; and being so seised he enfeoffed Thomas Radclyff, of Standissh, co. Lancaster, clerk, William Radclyff, of Ordsall, co. Lancaster, John Radclyff, of the same, son and heir apparent of the said William, Robert Radcliff, clerk, William Radclyff, Robert’s brother, John Norwiche, Nicholas Gryffyn, esquires, Alexander Radclyff, son and heir of John Radclyff, Robert Langley, esquires, Thomas Tyllesley, of Tyllesley, Roger Hylton, Adam his son, Richard Holland, Thurstan Holand, son and heir apparent of Richard Holand, of Denton, James Holcroft, Thomas Newbery, clerk, Thomas Wattes, Edward Sawnders, Humphrey Belcher, William Milner, of Huntyngton, Thomas Draper, of the same, Richard Swetenham, of the same, and John Wattes, son of the said Thomas Wattes, thereof, by charter dated, 10 December, 8 Henry VII, likewise shown to the jurors, to hold to them and their heirs for ever to the use of him and his heirs, and for the performance of his last will; [by virtue] of which feoffment they were thereof seised in fee, and are so seised; and afterwards by his last will he willed that Isabel, his wife, should hold and enjoy the said manors, &c. for the term of her life with remainder after her death to his right heirs male.
He died 26 June, 12 Henry VII. Nicholas Haryngton, esquire, is his brother and next heir male, and is of full age, viz. 21 and more.
CUMBERLAND. Manor and advowson of Bownes and the manor of Drombogh, with all the lands, &c. to the same manors belonging in the towns of Eston, Fynlen, Beamount, Bothyll and Langbronsketh. held of the lord de Dacres, as of the manor of Burgh upon Sands, service unknown. The said manor, lands, &c. are worth yearly in all issues, 10l. and not more on account of the sterility of the land (patrie) and the destruction of the Scots.
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45. THOMAS ANDREWE, the elder, esquire.
Writ 3 February, inquisition 28 May, 12 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 8 May, 2 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Emson, Thomas Haselwode and Oliver Alwode, chaplain, of those in Everdon, Braunston, Kylsby and Charwelton to the use of his son Thomas and his heirs, and they were and are seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use of the said Thomas, the son and his heirs; and by charter, 9 September, 3 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Andrewe, his son, of those in Daventre and Drayton, to hold to him and his heirs, and the said Richard is seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He died 15 November, 12 Henry VII. The said Thomas Andrewe is his son and heir, aged 30 and more.
NORTHAMPTON. A messuage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 10a. pasture and 1a. wood, in Everdon, worth 30s., held of the provost and scholars of King’s College of St. Mary of Eton beside Wyndesore, by fealty and 4s. 6d. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 70a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. pasture and 1a. wood, in Braunston, worth 33s. held of the lord Edmund Roos, by fealty and 4s. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 20a. land, 2[a.] meadow and 2a. pasture, in Kyllesby, Kilsby, or Kylsby, worth 6s. 8d., held of Thomas Cowley, by fealty and 4d. rent for all service.
Three messuages, 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 1a. wood, in Great Charwelton [and] Little Charwelton, worth 6l., held of Arthur, prince of Wales, as of the honor of Berkhamstede, co. Buckingham in socage, viz. by fealty and 9d. rent for all service.
Ten messuages, 200a. land, 80a. meadow, 60a., pasture, 3a. wood, in Daventre and Drayton, worth 8l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster in socage, viz. by fealty and 6s. rent, for all service.
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46. ROBERT MARKHAM, knight.
Writ of Amotus, 20 March, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 12 October, 13 Henry VII.
He and Alice late his wife were seised of the under-mentioned manors of Coton and Stoke, &c. in fee, in her right, and being so seised had issue between them John Markham; and afterwards she died, and he survived her and was solely seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement as tenant by the curtesy, with reversion thereof expectant to the said John as her son and heir.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Great Markham, with land there and in Walesby, &c. in fee, and being so seised, 26 January, 22 Edward IV, gave it to the said John Markham and Alice, late (sic) his wife, to them and John’s heirs on the body of the said Alice begotten, by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof, viz. John in fee tail and Alice in her demesne as of free tenement, the day he died.
He died 1 September, 11 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. The said John Markham, aged 40 and more, is son and next heir both of him and of the aforesaid Alice late his wife.
NOTTINGHAM. Manors of Bughton, Bothomsell and Upton, six messuages, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 8a. wood, in Bughton, Bothomsell, Upton, Kyrton and Caunton, worth 24l., held of the king, as of the honor of Tykhyll, co. York, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service at present unknown.
Manor of Mapulbek, five messuages, a water-mill, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, 2a. wood, 10a. pasture, in Mapulbek, Edenstowe and Allerton in Shirwode, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Donyngton, co. Leicester, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service at present unknown.
Manors of Coton and Stoke by Newerke, twenty-four messuages, 200a. land, 60a. meadow, in Coton, Stoke, Shelton, Kylvyngton, Flabarowgh, Alverton, Staunton, Newark and Hawton, worth 40l., held of the bishop of Lincoln, as of the castle of Newark, service at present unknown.
Manor of Great Markham, six messuages, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 2a. wood, in Great Markham, Walesby, Stokum and Sutton upon Trent, worth 40 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Tykhyll aforesaid, service at present unknown.
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47. WILLIAM TWYNEHO, esquire.
Writ 22 January, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 7 October, 13 Henry VII.
He held on the day of his death jointly with Margaret then his wife, who survives, to them and his heirs, the under-mentioned land, &c. in Cadbury and Frome.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Begbury, and being so seised demised it to Edward Codryngton for life, rent free, with remainder after Edward’s decease to Walter Twynyho, his son and heir, in tail, with remainder to George Twynyho in tail, with remainder to his own right heirs.
He died 17 January last. The said Walter Twynyho is his son and heir, aged 30 and more.
SOMERSET. Thirty acres of land, 20a. meadow, 12a. pasture, in Northe Caddebury, worth 40s., held of the lord de Hastynges, as of the manor of Cadbury, service unknown.
Three messuages, three gardens, 60a. land, 20a. meadow, 70a. pasture and a water-mill, in Frome in Selwode, worth 60s., held of William Leversage, service unknown.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 10a. meadow, 30a. pasture, in Begbury, worth 60s., held of the abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
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48. WILLIAM TWYNEHO, esquire.
Writ 22 January, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 6 October, 13 Henry VII.
On the day of his death he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in Shaftesbury, and by his testament bequeathed them to Margaret then his wife, who survives, for the term of her life with remainder after her decease to Walter Twynyho then his son and heir apparent, in tail, with remainder to George Twynyho, in tail, with remainder to his own right heirs.
The day he died he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Mottecombe.
Death and heir as in No. 47.
DORSET. Four messuages, four curtilages and four gardens in Shaftesbury, worth 40s., held of the abbess of Shaftesbury, by 6d. rent for all service.
A messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, in Mottecombe, worth 40s., held of Elizabeth, queen of England, as of the manor of Gillyngham, by 5s. rent yearly for all service, which manor of Gyllyngham is of the ancient demesne of the queen of England, and the jurors say that the custom of the manor there is that the wife or relict of the deceased is to hold for the term of her life all the messuages, lands and tenements whereof her husband died seised in fee within the liberty aforesaid, by the custom of the manor aforesaid and of the ancient demesne.
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49. THOMAS JERMYN.
Writ 29 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 26 October, 13 Henry VII.
One Joan Pynkeney was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised took the said Thomas to husband, and they had issue between them Robert Jermyn, and afterwards she died and Thomas survived her and was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement as tenant by the curtesy, and died so seised, 9 July, 12 Henry VII. The said Robert, aged 40 and more at the day of the taking of this inquisition, is son and next heir of the said Thomas and Joan.
NORFOLK. One hundred acres arable, meadow, pasture and wood, and the advowson of the church of All Saints of Great Melton, and the liberty of a fold there, lying in the town of Melton aforesaid, Hedirsett, Little Melton, Wymondham, and Wramplyngham, worth 40s., held of John, abbot of Wymondham, in right of the abbey, by 4d. rent, for all service.
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50. ROGER TWYNEO.
Writ 10 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of October, 13 Henry VII.
He died 17 June, 12 Henry VII seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. George Twynyho, aged 25 and more, is his brother and heir.
SOMERSET. Manor of Great Cayford, two messuages, four tofts, 20a. land, 4a. meadow, 12a. pasture, in Little Cayford, within the hundred of Frome in Selwode.
Eight messuages, four tofts, a dovecot, 300a. land, 40a. meadow, in Frome Selwode.
The above are worth 28l., and are held of Edmund Leversegge, lord of Frome, service unknown.
A messuage, 24a. land, 10a. meadow, in Merston, worth 20s., held of William, lord de Stourton, service unknown.
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