Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 201-250

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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Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 201-250', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) pp. 132-169. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp132-169 [accessed 28 May 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 201-250", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 132-169. British History Online, accessed May 28, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp132-169.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 201-250", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 132-169. British History Online. Web. 28 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp132-169.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 201-250

201. RICHARD LEE, esquire.
Writ 26 November, inquisition 10 April, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Longeley, of the towns of Hunkynton, Rodon, Allerton and Lee, and messuages in Acton Burnell.
He similarly died seised of the under-mentioned water-mill.
He died seised of the under-mentioned rent.
He and Margery his wife were seised, the day he died, of the under-mentioned manor of Bemyshall.
He and the said Margery were seised of the under-mentioned town of Staunton, for the term of their life, by reason of her jointure, by the gift of Ralph Lee, his father, with reversion thereof to the right heirs of the said Richard and Margery.
The said Margery survives.
He died Saturday, 16 November in the year abovewritten. Fulk Lee is son and next heir of the said Richard and Margery, and is aged 26 and more.
SALOP. Manor and advowson of Longeley, worth 4l., held of the king in chief, by knight-service, viz. by a quarter of a knight’s fee.
The towns of Hunkynton and Rodon, worth 10 marks, held of the earl of Arundell, services unknown.
The hamlets (villatas) of Allerton and Lee, which towns are held of George Stanley, knight, lord de Straunge, services unknowns.
Two messuages in Acton Burnell, worth 2s., held of Henry [duke] of York (Henrico Ebor’), service unknown.
A water mill in Gretton, worth 2s., held of Richard Laken, service unknown.
A yearly rent of 4l. arising from the issues of lands and tenements in Leeton.
Manor, or lordship, of Bemyshall, worth 5 marks, held of the lord le Such, service unknown.
The town of Staunton upon Hyneheth, worth 5l., held of Thomas, earl of Arundell, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (94.) E. Series II. File 832. (10.)
202. RICHARD SAPCOTE.
Writ 27 October, inquisition 18 November, 14 Henry VII.
He died 4 October last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. John Sapcote, knight, aged 50 and more, is his cousin and heir.
RUTLAND. Manor of Gounthorp, 50a. pasture, 300a. meadow, 40a. wood, 40s. rent, in Gounthorp and Egiston, worth 10l., held of Edward, duke of Bukynghame, service unknown.
Two messuages and a cottage, with four virgates of land, and 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Exston, worth 40s., held of Robert Haryngton, service unknown.
A messuage with three virgates of land, 80a. land, 20a. meadow, 10a. pasture, in Northluffenam, worth 30s., held of John Basset, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (95.)
203. MARGARET WALL.
Writ 6 November, inquisition 10 November, 14 Henry VII.
She died 26 July, 3 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned messuages &c. in fee. John Pykard, aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
NORTHAMPTON. A messuage and half-virgate of land in Rothewell, the messuage lying in the market place next the cross of the same town, now in the tenure of Richard Eddrygge, worth 26s. 8d., held of Thomas, abbot of the monastery of St. Mary, Cirencester, service unknown.
A messuage with divers closes in Rothewell, now in the tenure of John Yong, the messuage lying ‘Brygystrete,’ worth 46s. 8d., held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (96.)
204. JOHN MUNSON son and heir of JOHN MUNSON, deceased.
Writ 15 November,
proof of age, Monday after St. Martin the Bishop, 14 Henry VII.
LINCOLN. He was aged 21 and more, 18 March last. George Hannserd, esquire, aged 60 and more, remembers that the said John Munson was born at Southkelsey, 18 March, 16 Edward IV, on which day he was present in Southkelsey church and saw the said John baptized; John Munson, the father, sent for Maud, wife of John Sutton (aged 50), to be nurse; Alice Marys, mother of Simon Marys (aged 40 and more), died that day at Southkelsey; William Hall, the elder (aged 44), married Margaret Alen, servant of the said George Hannserd, esquire, on that day at Southkelsey; Robert Stott (aged 40 and more), says that Alice Hannserd, widow, who is 38 and more, mother of Maud, wife of the said George Hannserd, was present at the birth, and he himself was present at the baptism; John Hewet (aged 43 and more), was present in the church on that day with Sir Henry Abbard, one of the god-parents; John Laceby (aged 40 and more), was servant of John Munson, the father, and was sent to Caster on that day, for one Joan Laceby, midwife; John Englyssh (aged 40 and more), was present in the church and saw one Thomas Ryby carrying the salt; Peter Louth (aged 53 and more), was sent that day for one Elizabeth Thymolby to be godmother; Joan Jenetson, daughter of William Jenetson (aged 48 and more), was born at Southkelsey on the eve of St. Mark the Evangelist next after the said John’s birth; William Longe (aged 40 and more), saw Alice Laceby carrying ‘le crysome’ to the church for the said John Munson; Richard Hardy (aged 54 and more), was sent to the town of Southkelsey on the said day, for Elizabeth Thymolby to be godmother.
The writ recites that the lands of his inheritance are in the custody of Thomas Hansard, knight, by grant of King Edward IV.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (97.)
205. WILLIAM DENYS, son and heir of JOHN DENYS, of Orlegh, esquire, deceased.
Writ 23 October,
proof of age, 8 November, 14 Henry VII.
DEVON. He was born at Bokelond Bruer and baptized in the parish church there, and was aged 21, 10 October, 9 Henry VII.
John and Robert Tothecote, or Totecote, aged 50 and more, were servants in the house of John Denys, the father, and were sent for the god-parents, John Stapildon, another such servant, of the like age, for the rector of the parish church for the baptism of the said William.
Joan, wife of John Saunder (aged 43), was his foster mother, &c.
Roger Holond, of Exeter, gentleman, to whom by letters patent, 27 November, 7 Henry VII, the king gave the wardship of the lands, &c. late of John Denys, the father, with the marriage of the said William, was warned and appeared on the said 10 October, at Bokelond Bruer, &c.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (98.)
206. JOHN DERANT of Cotysmore.
Writ 6 November, inquisition 17 November, 14 Henry VII.
He enfeoffed Isabel Sapcottes, Thomas Draper, clerk, and others, 13 January, 19 Edward IV, of the under-mentioned lands, &c.
He died 3 September, 13 Henry VII. Thomas Derant, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
RUTLAND. Certain lands and tenements, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., in Morcote, Barowden, Southelufnam, Upingham and Cottesmore, or Cottismer, held of the king, as of the earldom of Warwick, in socage.
Certain lands in Asthorp, worth, 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the manor of Burn’, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (99.)
207. DAVID MALPAS.
Writ 27 November, inquisition 18 November, 14 Henry VII.
He died 6 September, 13 Henry VII, seised for the term of his life of the under-mentioned manor, with remainder thereof to William Huse, knight, and the heirs male of his body. The said William Huse is dead, and John Huse, knight, is his son and next heir male, and of full age.
RUTLAND. Manor of Pykworth, with lands and tenements adjacent, worth 20l., held of the duke of Buckingham, as of the castle of Okham, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (100.)
208. ELLEN wife of WILLIAM KNYGHT, one of the daughters and heirs of JOHN IWARDBY, esquire, deceased.
Writ 16 October,
proof of age the last day but one of October, 14 Henry VII.
BUCKS. She is 19 years old and was so on 20 September, 14 Henry VII, having been born at Great Missenden, 20 September, 19 Edward IV, on which day Thrustan Martyn (aged 56 and more), saw her baptized in the church of Missenden aforesaid. Thomas Shotwade (aged 60 and more), remembers that he was sent by her father for Maud, wife of Thomas Gardiner, to be her nurse. Alice Buknell, mother of William Buknell (aged 43 and more), died that day at Missenden. Robert Taillour (aged 46 and more), married Margaret Aleyn, servant of one Thomas Gardiner, on that day at Missenden. Alice Honor, widow, mother of Maud, wife of Thomas Cook (aged 40 and more), was present at the birth, and he was present at the baptism. Henry Honor (aged 40 and more), was present in the church with one Sir Henry, abbot of Missenden, who then baptized the said Ellen. William Coupulus (aged 46 and more), then a servant of John Iwardby, the father, was sent that day to Lekhamsted for Maud Lane, the midwife. William Asshbrok (aged 56 and more), was present in church that day and saw Thomas Shotwade carrying the salt with which the said Ellen was baptized. Thomas Pendley (aged 54 and more), was sent the same day for one Ellen Brudenell, wife of Drew Brudenell, to be godmother. Joan daughter of John Honor (aged 43 and more), was born at Missenden on Michaelmas day next after the birth of the said Ellen. Thomas Wyre (aged 46 and more), saw Alice Honor carrying ‘le Crysome’ to the church for the said Ellen on that day. John Norwod (aged 54 and more), was sent to the town of Missenden aforesaid on that day for Elizabeth Playter to be godmother.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (102.)
209. WILLIAM GAUGE, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 23 November, inquisition 11 March, 14 Henry VII.
William Gage named in the writ was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Bristowe and Hegecourt, and land in Tanrige, Wolkested, and Horne, and, being so seised, by charter, 5 November, 8 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Lewkenore, the elder, Thomas Oxenbrige, William Covert, Nicholas Culpeper, John Brasbrige, Richard Bolney, Edward Bolney and John Long, clerk, thereof, for the term of the life of Agnes his wife.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Marden in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 23 March, 23 Edward IV, enfeoffed William Puttenham, esquire, Richard Bolney, William Asshurst, John Goodlok, Richard Saunder, William Hopton, clerk, William James, John Byshe and Thomas Shove, thereof, to them and their heirs for ever.
He died 16 February, 12 Henry VII. John Gage his son, aged 19 and more, is his next heir.
SURREY. Manor of Bristowe, worth 8 marks, held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of the manor of Wymbeldon, by fealty and 6l. rent yearly; and 15a. land parcel of the said manor of Bristowe, called ‘Horscroftes,’ are held of Edward duke of Buckingham, service unknown.
Manor of Hegecourt, worth 40s., held of Richard Lewkenore, of Shefeld, service unknown.
A messuage, 100a. land, in the parish of Tanrige, worth 20s., held of George Putnam, esquire, service unknown.
Fourteen acres of land, called ‘Tanners,’ in the parish of Tanrige, worth 2s., held of Richard Culpeper, service unknown.
A field called ‘Tommescroft,’ or ‘Tounescroft,’ in the parish of Tanrige, worth 12d., held of the prior and convent of Lewes, service unknown.
One hundred acres of land, 100a. wood, called ‘le Lille,’ in the parishes of Wolkested and Home, worth 10s., held of the said George Putnam, service unknown.
Manor of Marden, worth 100s., held of the manor of Lagham, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (103.)
210. WILLIAM GAUGE.
Writ of Amotus 26 November, inquisition Monday after St. Anne, 28 July, 14 Henry VII.
So far as appears to the jurors at present the said William Gage, named in the writ, held nothing of the king in chief, in demesne or service, at his death; but long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter 23 March, 23 Edward IV, enfeoffed William Puttenham, esquire, Richard Bolney, William Asshehurst, John Goodluk, Richard Saunder, William Hopton, clerk, William James, John Bysshe and Thomas Shove, thereof, to them and their heirs for ever.
Death and heir as in No. 209.
KENT. Manor of Wodelond, worth 30s., held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Wodelond, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (104.) E. Series II. File 465. (1.)
211. WILLIAM GAGE, esquire.
Writ 17 February, 12 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of September, 13 Henry VII.
He died 16 February last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Gauge, aged 17 and more, is his son and heir.
BUCKS. Manor of Aston Clynton, worth 12l., held of the king in chief, by knight service.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (105.)
212. AGNES GAUGE, widow.
Writ 4 July, inquisition 26 July, 16 Henry VII.
William Gauge, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and had issue John Gauge, and being so seised, by charter, 5 November, 8 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Leukenore, the elder, Thomas Oxinbrigge, William Covert, Nicholas Culpepir, John Brasebrige, Richard Bolney, Edward Bolney and John Long, clerk, of the premises, for the term of the life of the said Agnes.
She died 5 July, 16 Henry VII. The said John Gauge, of full age, viz., 21 and more, is son and heir both of the said Agnes and of the said William Gauge.
SURREY. Manor of Bristowe, worth 8 marks, held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of the manor of Wymmylton by fealty and of 6l. rent yearly.
Fifteen acres of land, parcel of the said manor, called ‘Horsecroftes,’ held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, by 12d. rent, or a sparrow-hawk, for all service.
Manor of Heggecourt, worth 40s., held of Richard Leukenore of Shefeld, service unknown.
A messuage and 100a. land in the parish of Tanrigge, worth 20s., held of George Putenham, esquire, service unknown.
Fourteen acres of land, called ‘Tanners,’ in the parish of Tanrigge, worth 2s., held of Richard Culpepir, service unknown.
A field called ‘Tannerscroft,’ in the parish of Tanrigge, worth 12d., held of the prior and convent of ‘Lews,’ service unknown.
One hundred acres of land, 100a. wood, called ‘le Lille,’ in the parishes of Wolkested and Horne, worth 10s., held of George Puttenham, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (106.)
213. AGNES GAUGE, widow.
Writ 12 July, inquisition 27 July, 16 Henry VII.
One John Gauge was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter 13 June, 12 Edward IV, gave it to one William Gauge, and the said Agnes his wife, for the term of her life, with remainder to the said William and the heirs of his body; by virtue of which gift the said William and Anne were seised thereof in demesne as of fee tail and of free tenement respectively, and had issue between them John Gauge; and afterwards the said William Gauge died so seised and she survived him and was solely seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship; and afterwards she died so seised; after whose death, and the death of William his father, the manor descended and remained to the said John Gauge as son and heir of the body of the said William.
The said William Gauge was seised of the under-mentioned land in the parishes of Estgrynsted and Worth in fee, and being so seised, by charter 5 November, 8 Henry VII., enfeoffed Richard Leukenore, the elder, and others, as in No. 212 thereof to the use and for the term of the life of the said Agnes.
Death and heir as in No. 212.
SUSSEX. Manor of Heyghton Senccler, worth 10 marks, held of the king as of the honor of Laigle, by knight service.
Fifty acres of land in the parish of Estgrynsted or Estgrinsted, worth 3s., held of Henry Tracy, esquire, service unknown.
Three hundred and fifty acres of land in the parish of Worth, worth 13s. 4d., held of the dean and chapter of Southmallyng, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (107.)
214. John SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 13 October, 14 Henry VII.
Guy Fayreffax, knight, late J.K.B., was seised of the under-mentioned messuage, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented, 8 February, 9 Henry VII, demised and confirmed them to the said John, by the name of John Scrope, knight, lord le Scrope of Bolton, Robert Wyngfeld, esquire Robert Constable, Robert Drury, William Berdewell, Frances Calabut, Humphrey Segiswyk and Peter Bumsted, to them and their heirs for ever, to the use of the said John Scrope, his heirs and assigns for ever; by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid; and afterwards he died, and the said Robert Wyngfeld and the others survived and are still seised thereof in fee by survivorship to the use of his heirs.
He died 27 August last. Henry Scrop, knight, aged 30 and more, is his son and next heir.
LONDON. A messuage, or tenement, lately called ‘Sergiauntes Inne’ opposite the church of St. Andrew in Holbourn, with two gardens and two cottages to the same adjacent, worth 10s., held of the king in burgage.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (108.)
215. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ, torn, inquisition 26 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 17 August, 14 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned advowson in fee. Heir as in No. 214.
KENT. The advowson of the parish church of Oldrumney by Rumney Marsch, viz., the presentation on vacancies at every third turn; the said presentation is held of the king, by service of one twentieth of a knight’s fee; the said advowson is worth nothing yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (109.)
216. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 20 October, 14 Henry VII.
Elizabeth Scrop, who survives, late wife of Henry Scrop, knight, deceased, has and holds for the term of her life, and at the time of the said John’s death had and held, the under-mentioned manor, with reversion thereof expectant to John Ayleward, parson of the church of Estharlyng, co. Norfolk, Richard Pyre, parson of the church of Lyrlyngford, in the same county and John Paynott, parson of the church of Westonfavell, co. Northampton, and their heirs, to the use of the said John Scrop and his heirs.
He died 17 July, 13 Henry VII. Heir as in No. 214.
BUCKS. Manor of Hamylden, held of the king, as of the honor of Cristchyrch, by service of finding a tent (velamen) in time of war, for all service. The said reversion is worth nothing yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (110.)
217. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 20 October, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as in 216.
BEDFORD. Manor of Sondon, held of the abbot of St. Albans, service unknown. The said reversion is worth nothing yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (111.)
218. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 10 (sic) October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned rent, advowson and patronage.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter 15 October, 8 Henry VII, gave them to Henry Haydon, knight, James Hoberd, king’s attorney, William Berdwell, the elder, esquire, Robert Wyngfeld, esquire, John Ayleward, rector of the parish church of Est Harlyng, and Peter Bumsted, gentleman, their heirs and assigns, to the use of him and his heirs; they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly to the said use.
He died 17 August last. Heir as in No. 214.
LEICESTER. Ten shillings and sixpence rent from divers tenements in Medburn, with the advowson of the parish church of Medburn, and the patronage of the abbey (sic) of Bradley, held of the king in chief, by service of the fourth part of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee. The said patronage and advowson are worth nothing yearly.
Manors of Edmerthorp and Wymondham, six messuages, four cottages, ten tofts, 100a. land, 20a. meadow and a water-mill, in Edmerthorp Wymondham and Saxby, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Leycestre, by service of finding a tithingman (decennarium) at his court of Stapylford, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (112.) E. Series II. File 1115. Part IV (3.)
219. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 12 October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised, the day he died, of the under-mentioned third of a manor in fee.
Long before his death he was seised of the other under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 6 September, 8 Henry VII, gave them to Henry Haydon, knight, William Berdwell, the elder, esquire, Robert Wyngfeld, of Estharlyng, esquire, and John Ayleward, rector of the church of Estharlyng, who survive, to them and their heirs, to the use of himself and his heirs, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
Death and heir as in No. 218.
CAMBRIDGE. A third part of the manor of Herleston, worth 10 marks, held of the heirs of Gilbert Perch, by the third part of a knight’s fee and a half.
Manor of Rampton, extending in Rampton, Wyvelyngham and Okynton, with the advowson of the parish church of Rampton, worth 10 marks, held of the prior of Barnewell, by fealty and 6s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manors of Cotenham and Westwyk, worth 10l., held of the abbot of Crowland, by fealty and the rent of a quarter and one bushel of green peas, for all service.
Manor of Coveney, with its members in Coveney, Mawna, Wychford and Aldreth, worth 6l., held of the bishop of Ely, by fealty and 7s. 11d. rent only, for all service.
Manor of Chateres, worth 5 marks, held of the bishop of Ely, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, in Wentworth; and 13s. 4d. rent issuing from the manor of Wympole, with the advowson of the parish church of Wympole; worth 6l., held of the prior of Ely, by fealty and 5s. yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (113.) E. Series II. File 61. (1.)
220. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 10 (sic) October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned manor, &c.
Death and heir as in No. 218.
RUTLAND. TWO messuages and four bovates of land, in Marketoverton, worth 20s., held of the abbot of St. Agatha, service unknown.
Manor of Little Casterton, worth 40s., held of the earl of Salisbury, as of the manor of Eston, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (114.)
221. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 10 (sic) October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised, the day he died, of the under-mentioned messuage, &c. and advowson, in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 218.
YORK CITY. A messuage and two gardens, worth 10s., with the advowson of the parish church of St. Mary next ‘Old Bale,’ to present at every second turn when void, worth nothing, held in burgage.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (115.) E. Series II. File 267. (2.)
222. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 26 August, inquisition the last day but one of November, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died of the under-mentioned manor of Great Burton, rent from Lytylburton, manor and advowson of Edlyngton, manor of Staynton, rent, &c. in Richmond and patronage of St. Agatha’s.
He was similarly seised of the reversion of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Bellerby, which Humphrey Sigiswyk, who survives, holds by his gift and feoffment for life.
He was similarly seised of the reversion of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Aysbergh and Thorntonrust, which James Metkalf and Elizabeth his wife, who survive, hold for the term of their lives by his gift and feoffment.
He was similarly seised of the reversion of the under-mentioned manors of Ellerton upon Swale, Downholme and Thornton Steward, which Henry Scrop, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, who survive, hold to them and the heirs male of their bodies by the gift and feoffment of Guy Fayrfax, knight, one of the king’s justices, John Conyers, knight, Miles Metkalf and George Soulby.
Long before the decease of the said John, one Guy Farefax, knight, was seised in fee, to the use of him and his heirs, of the under-mentioned castle, manor, or lordship, of Estbolton, manors or lordships of Westbolton, &c., third part of the manors of Breken and Sledmere, with the reversion of the residue of the said manors, which Elizabeth, mother of the said John, who survives, holds for the term of her life, manors of Aynderby, &c., and being so seised, by charter, 19 May, 10 Henry VII, demised, granted and confirmed the said castle, manors, &c. to John Aleward, parson of the church of Estharlyng, co. Norfolk, Richard Pyere, parson of the church of Lirlyngford, in the same county, and John Paynot, parson of the church of Westonfavell, co. Northampton, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said John and his heirs for ever; by virtue of which grant and confirmation they were and still are seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
One Thomas Aynesworth, long before the decease of the said John, was seised in fee to the use of the said John and his heirs for ever, of the under-mentioned manors of Wenseley, &c. and Ellyngton, &c., and being so seised, by charter dated the last day of April, 6 Henry VII, delivered and confirmed them to Robert Constable, Humphrey Segyswyk and Thomas Smyth, chaplain, to hold to them and their heirs, to the use of the said John and his heirs for ever; by virtue of which delivery and confirmation, they were and still are seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
By his last will inter alia he willed that all his debts, viz., 300l. and over, should be paid, and certain fees and annuities granted by him in his said last will to divers servants should be raised and paid from the manors of Brignell, Dyfford, Thornebargh, Raynton, Norton, Middylton, Newton, Synderby, Sutton, Holgrave, Fencottes, Fletham, Uckerby and Hornby in Cleveland.
He died 17 August, 13 Henry VII. Henry Scrop, knight, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Manor of Great Burton, with 48s. 1d. rent issuing from certain lands and tenements called ‘Lytylburton’ at Whitsuntide and Martinmas, which manor is held of Henry Scrop and Elizabeth his wife, and is worth 10 marks.
Manor and advowson of Edlyngton and manor of Staynton, with members and appurtenances, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the honor of Tykyll, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster.
A rent of 7l. 13s. in Richmond; the patronage of the abbey of St. Agatha, of no yearly value; and twelve messuages, 20a. meadow, in Richmond, worth 30s., held of the king in burgage.
The reversion of three messuages, 60a. land, 60a. meadow, in Bellerby, held of Alice Fitz Hugh by fealty only; the said reversion is worth nothing yearly.
The reversion of four messuages, 40a. land, 60a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Aysbergh, and of three messuages, 100a. land and 100a. meadow and pasture, in Thorntonrust, worth 8l., held of the king, as of Richmond Castle, by fealty only for all service.
The reversion of the manors, or lordships, of Ellerton upon Swale, Downholme and Thornton Steward, held of the king, as of Richmond Castle, by fealty only, for all service; the said reversion is worth nothing yearly.
Castle, manor, or lordship, of Estbolton; manors, or lordships, of Westbolton, Burton, Walden; moiety of the manor of Ridmer; [the manors of] Nethergyll, Askrig, Middilton, Thornebergh, Synderby, Sutton with Holgrave, Brignell, Lunton, Thirntoft; 12a. 1r. land in Stanwyk; 12l. rent in Eppylby; a messuage, two bovates of land in Newton Morrell; 8a. land in Skeby; a third part of the manors of Breken and Sledmer with the reversion of the residue; manors of Aynderby, Difford with Raynton; moiety of the manor of Hornby in Cleveland; a messuage, a garden, 40a. land in Doncastre; the site of a messuage, 10a. land and meadow, in Berton; a messuage, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, in Manfeld; and a messuage, 10a. land, 5a. meadow, in Smeton:—
Manors of Wenseley, Laburn and Herneby, with a close in Herneby aforesaid, called ‘Feld House Close’; the manors of Ellyngton, Fencottes, Fletham, Ukerby, or Uckerby, Stapilton, Joylby and Kerperby; and 4l. rent in Brettenby:—
Of which manors, &c., the manors of Estbolton, Westbolton and the moiety of the manor of Ridmer are held of the earl of Westmerland in socage, and are worth yearly 20l.; and
Newton Morell and the said tenements in Stanwykes, Eppylby, Berton, Manfeld, Synderby, Sutton with Holgrave, Thornebargh, Hornby, Laburn, Fletham, Fencottes, Askrig, Wenslaw with the advowson, Brignell, Caldwell, Priston, Kepperby, and Nethergill, are severally held of the king, as of the castle of Richmund, services unknown, and are worth yearly between them 200 marks; and the
Manor of Dyfford is held of the earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Spofford, by fealty only, and is worth yearly 10l. and
Middilton Whernehowe is held of the abbot of Jervaux, service unknown, and is worth 4l.; and
Burton with Walden and Askerth, are held of Robert Conyers and ——— his wife, service unknown, and are worth yearly 20 marks; and the
Manor of Hornby is held of the bishop of Durham; and the said lands and tenements in Smeton are held of Cristopher Vyncent, service unknown; and they are worth yearly 6l.; and
The said lands and tenements in Doncastre are held of the king in burgage, and are worth yearly 40s.
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223. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 19 October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned manor.
Death and heir as in No. 215.
LINCOLN. Manor of Eston nigh (juxta) Grantham, worth 5 marks, held of Thomas, archbishop of York, service unknown.
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224. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ 10 October, inquisition 20 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Eperston.
Long before his death he was seised in fee of the reversion, expectant on the decease of Elizabeth Scrop, his mother, who survives, of the under-mentioned manor and advowsons of Langare, and being so seised, by charter gave the said reversion to one Guy Fayrfax, knight, to him and his heirs, to the use of himself and his heirs; by virtue of which grant and of the attornment of the said Elizabeth, the said Guy was seised thereof in fee; and, being so seised, by charter gave the said reversion to one John Ayleward, parson of the church of Estharlyng, co. Norfolk, Richard Pyre, parson of the church of Lyrlyngford, in the said county, and John Paynott, parson of the church of Westonfavell, co. Northampton, their heirs and assigns, to the use of the said John Scrope and his heirs; by virtue of which grant, and the attornment of the said Elizabeth, they were and still are seised thereof to the use of the heirs of the said John Scrop for ever.
Death and heir as in No. 222.
NOTTINGHAM. Manor, with the advowson of the parish church of Eperston, worth 10 marks, held of Thomas Odyngsels, by fealty only, for all service.
Reversion of the manor of Langare, with the advowson of the parish church of Langare and of the chapel of Langare; which reversions are held of the king, as of the fee of Peverell, by fealty only, and are worth nothing yearly.
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225. RALPH SHELTON, knight.
Writ wanting; inquisition 27 October, 14 Henry VII.
Thomas Becles and William Kyng, clerks, long before the taking of this inquisition were seised in fee of, inter alia, the manors of Shelton called ‘Overhall’ and ‘Netherhall,’ with the advowson of the church of Hardewike, 40a. land in Herdewike, called ‘Barettes,’ manor of Thirsford, called ‘Sheltons,’ with the advowson of the church of Thirsford, manor called ‘Burglions,’ manor of Bedyngham, called ‘Shelton Hall,’ with the advowson of the church of Shelton, and, being so seised, enfeoffed him, by the name of Ralph Shelton, esquire, and Margaret his wife, by the name of Margaret, daughter of Robert Clere, esquire, thereof, to them and the heirs of Ralph; by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof, she in her demesne as of free tenement and he in fee; she is living on the day of the inquisition, seised in form aforesaid.
One Walter Lyhert, late bishop of Norwich, was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Great Snoryng in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed the said Thomas Becles and William Kyng thereof to the use of the said Ralph and the performance of his last will; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and afterwards the said William died, and the said Thomas survived him, and is seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
One Thomas Brewes, knight, John Jenney, William Tebald and Henry Bumpstede, were seised of the under-mentioned tenement called ‘Semannes,’ 100a. land, 12a. meadow, and an enclosure called ‘Pyoties,’ with 24s. rent, in the towns of Freton, Hempnale, Shelton and Moryngthorp, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Richard Goodwyn, William Passhelew, and Thomas Bannyng thereof, to the use of the said Ralph and the performance of his last will; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and the survivor of them, William, is still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One John Goodwyn of Bungay was seised of a tenement called ‘Goodwyns,’ 100a. land, 10a. marsh, in the towns of Freton and Moryngthorp, in fee, and being so seised, granted and confirmed them to Thomas Bekles, and William Kyng, clerks, Thomas Bannyng and William Passhelew, to the use of the said Ralph Shelton, knight; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and the survivors, Thomas Bekles and William Passhelew are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Osmuston with the advowson of the church of Osmondeston in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to William Calthorp, Thomas Brews, William Alyngton, William Rokewode and Robert Hevenyngham, esquires, John Fyncham, John Lamelyn, John Eyer, or Eyre, and John Lopham, to the use of himself and his last will; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and the survivors, William Rokewode and Robert Hevenyngham, are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One John Storowre was seised of the manor called ‘Thorp Hall’ in Moryngthorp, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Ralph, Thomas Brews, Robert Wyngfeld, knights, Gilbert Debenham, esquire, Richard Sowthwell, John Tasburgh, Hugh Bokenham, esquires, Ralph Toppysfeld, or Toppesfeld, esquire, and Edmund Gros, clerk, thereof, to the use of the said Ralph and his heirs; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and the survivor, Richard Sowthwell, is still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One Edmund Bedyngfeld and Robert Clere, esquires, were seised of the manor called ‘Geffrey Snorynges,’ a messuage, toft, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 12a. pasture, 15a. heath, and 50s. rent, in Great Snoryng, Little Snoryng, Thorpland, Thrifford, Hyndryngham, Wighton, Warham, Styberd, Dallyng, Ryngsted, Estbarsham, Dersyngham and Jernemuth, and, being so seised, granted and confirmed the said manor, &c., to Thomas Marke, archdeacon of Norfolk, Thomas Brews, John Hevenyngham, and Henry Grey, knights, William Brews, Richard Southwell, John Jermy, the younger, and John Popy, to them and their heirs for ever, to the use of the said Ralph, his heirs and assigns; by pretext of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, John Hevenyngham, Richard Southwell and John Jermy are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One Thomas Bannyng, John Bannyng and Richard Love, were seised of a certain enclosure called ‘Clerkes Clos,’ in the town of Hardewyke, containing 18a. land, and, being so seised, granted and confirmed it to Thomas Taylour, William Cook, John Alward and Robert Sage, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Ralph; by pretext whereof they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, John Alward and Robert Sage, are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One William Passelew was seised of divers lands called ‘Halffeknyghtes’ in Hardewyk aforesaid, containing 24a., and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Ralph, Robert Poopy, Thomas Broun and Thomas Fraunces thereof, to the use of the said Ralph; by virtue whereof they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, Robert Poopy and Thomas Broun are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
John Turnour and William Sunham were seised of a certain tenement called ‘Turnours’ lying in Shelton aforesaid, containing 10a. land, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Ralph, John Brews, esquire, John Love, John Bocher and John Alvard, thereof, to the use of the said Ralph and his heirs; by pretext whereof the said Ralph and his co-feoffees were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, John Bocher and John Alvard, are still so seised, to the use aforesaid.
One John Yntwode was seised of a certain tenement called ‘Yntwodes’ and 20a. land in Shelton, and, being so seised, granted and confirmed them to Thomas Bannyng, William Passelew, Robert Warde and Richard More, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Ralph; by pretext whereof they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, William Passhelew and Robert Warde, are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One John Style, of Shelton, was seised of a messuage and 5a. land in Shelton, and, being so seised, granted and confirmed them to the said Ralph, William Sunham, Richard Warde, Richard More, and Richard Love, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Ralph and his heirs; by pretext whereof they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivors, William Sunham and Richard Warde, are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
One Roger Broun and Edmund Whytyng were seised of a certain tenement called ‘Burtoftes’ and ‘Sturmyns’ and 20a. land to the same tenement belonging in Freton, and of a messuage with its appurtenances in Pulham, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Ralph, John Abbard (sic), Edmund Smyth and John Knyght thereof, to the use of the said Ralph and his heirs and the performance of his last will; by pretext whereof they were seised thereof in fee, and the survivor, John Alvard, is still so seised to the use aforesaid.
He died 16 July last. John Shelton, aged 20 on the feast of the Purification next before his death, is his son and heir. Cf. No. 632.
NORFOLK. Manors of Shelton called ‘Overhall’ and ‘Netherhall,’ with 40a. land, called ‘Barettes,’ in Hardewyke, with the advowson of the church of the same, worth 20 marks, held of Elizabeth, duchess of Norfolk, as of the manor of Forowset, service unknown.
Manor of Burglions, worth 4l., held of the heirs of the lord de Say, service unknown.
Manor of Bedyngham, with the advowson of the church of Shelton, worth 5 marks, held of the manor of Shelton aforesaid, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Great Snoryng, and manor and advowson of Thirfford, worth 20l., held of the lord de Beamount by fealty and 20s. rent yearly.
Tenement called ‘Semannes,’ in Freton, worth 5 marks, held of the manor of Shelton aforesaid by fealty, and 5s. rent.
Tenement called ‘Goodwyns,’ in Freton, worth 5 marks, held of the prior of the monks of Thetford, as in right of his monastery, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor and advowson of Osmondston, worth 4 marks, held in socage of John Blaunderhasset, as of his manor called ‘Frensehall,’ other services unknown.
Manor of Thorphall [in] Moryngthorp, worth 40s., held by fealty of the manor of Thurston, other services unknown.
Manor of Snoryng, in Great Snoryng called Geffrey Snorynges’, a toft, messuage, 200a. land 20a. meadow, 12a. pasture, 15a. heath and 50s. rent, held by socage of the manor of Great Snorynges by 30s. rent; worth 50s.
Enclosure called ‘Clerkys clos,’ worth 12s., held of the manor of Shelton called ‘Overhall,’ by socage and 12d. rent.
Lands called ‘Halffknyghtes,’ worth 13s. 4d., held of William Jenney by fealty, other services unknown.
Tenement called ‘Turnours,’ worth 6s., held of Shelton Hall called ‘Overhall’ by socage and 20d. rent.
Tenement called ‘Intwodes’ and 20a. land, worth 13s. 4d., held by socage of the manor called ‘Overhall’ and by 8d. rent.
Messuage and 5a. land, worth 3s. 4d., held by socage of the manor of Shelton, and by 13d. rent yearly.
Tenements called ‘Burtoft’ and ‘Sturmyns,’ with 20a. land, worth 10s., held of the said tenement called ‘Semannes,’ by socage and 1d. rent.
Enclosure, worth 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Ely, as of the manor of Pulham, by socage and 2s. rent.
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226. RALPH SHELTON, knight.
Writ wanting; inquisition 28 October, 14 Henry VII.

He was seised of the under-mentioned manors in Myldyng, &c., and, being so seised, by charter gave them to John Hevenyngham and Henry Grey, knights, Thomas Hevenyngham, Edmund Clere and Robert Alyngton, esquires, to them and their heirs, to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will, by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof in fee; the survivors, John and Thomas, are still so seised to the use aforesaid.
Richard Aprile, clerk, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Illy in fee, and being so seised by charter demised and confirmed it to him, by the name of Ralph Shelton, esquire, Thomas Brews, John Hevenyngham and Henry Grey, knights, Richard Southwell, Robert Clere, and Robert Brews, esquires, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Ralph, his heirs and assigns and the performance of his last will; by pretext whereof the survivors, John, Richard, Robert and Robert are still seised thereof to the use aforesaid.
By his last will he willed inter alia that his sons John, Ralph and Richard should have the said manor successively in tail male, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
Findings touching the under-mentioned manor, &c. of Wangford as in No. 225 touching manor of Overhall.
Death and heir as in No. 225. Cf. No. 633.
SUFFOLK. Manors called Myldynges, Fenhall and Rothies, or Rotheies, in the towns and fields of Myldyng, Illegh Combust’, Lavenham, Preston, Great Waldyngfeld, Edwardeston, Groton and Boxford, worth 10 marks, held of the abbot of St. Edmund of Bury, in right of his monastery by fealty and 3s. 10d. rent yearly.
Manor of Illy, or Illey, Combusta, worth 12l., held of the king, as of the honor of Ely, by knight-service.
Manor of Wangford called ‘Shadlous’ and ‘Cokrell,’ with the advowson of the church of the same, worth 10 marks, held of the manor of Ereswell by fealty, other services unknown.
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227. PERCIVAL LYNLEY.
Writ 3 July, inquisition 16 August, 14 Henry VII.
Percival Lynley, esquire, died 24 June, 14 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee.
Thomas Lynley, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
NOTTINGHAM. Manor of Skegby, in the town of Skegby by Maunsfeld, within the king’s forest of Shirewodde, extending in Skegby and Sutton upon (super) Asshefeld, and a messuage and 16a. land in Sutton upon Asshefeld, parcel of the same manor, held of the king in chief by fealty and a rent of 4l. 4s. 4d. to be paid to the king yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of the said county for the time being, for all service, which rent has been answered at the Exchequer from time beyond the memory of man under the name of the sheriff of the counties of Nottingham and Derby, as of the minute rents or parcels of assarts, which parcels of assarts are and make, and from all the time aforesaid have made, the said manor; the said manor is worth yearly beyond outgoings, and beyond the said rent, 40s.
An assarted pasture in Skegby, formerly Godfrey Spygurnell’s, which the said Godfrey had to him and his heirs, by the gift of king John, to assart, &c. and enclose and to be quit of regard, rendering 12d. yearly to the said king and his heirs at Michaelmas, for all service; it is held by the said rent, and is worth 3s. 4d. yearly beyond outgoings.
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228. NICHOLAS COKKEWORTHY.
Writ 19 September, inquisition 20 November, 14 Henry VII.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 4 July, 13 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Wode, J.C.P., Thomas Stukeley, Roger Holond, William Fortescu, John Fortescu of Brightlegh, esquires, George Viell and John Furse thereof, the services and rents of the earl of Ormond, and others, excepted, and they are now seised thereof accordingly for the performance of his last will declared in a writing under his seal, dated Sunday, the feast of St. Mary Magdalen, 13 Henry VII.
He died 25 August last seised of the under-mentioned services and rents in fee, the tenants never having attorned to the said feoffees, so that nothing of the rents and services aforesaid ever passed (transivit) by that charter. Avice (Avisia), aged 13 and more, is his daughter and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Yarnscombe, or Yernscombe, five messuages, 100a. arable, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 60a. wood, 100a. furze and heath in Yarnescumbe aforesaid, called ‘Palton Lond,’ worth 10l., held of Margaret, countess of Richemond and Derby, the king’s mother, as of her manor of Toryton, by knight service.
Six messuages, 60a. arable, 6a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 6a. wood, 60a. furze and heath in Yernescumbe aforesaid, called ‘Bassettes Lond,’ or ‘Londes,’ held of John Basset, esquire, by fealty and 60s. rent yearly, for all service, worth, beyond the said rent, 5l.
A corn-mill (molendinum granaticum), four messuages, three ferlings of land in the same town, or manor, called ‘Lankeye Land,’ held of Robert Broughton, knight, by fealty and 30s. rent yearly, worth, beyond the said rent, 4l.
Manor of Tamer, worth 8 marks, held of the prior of Launston, in right of his house, by knight-service.
Manor of Saterlegh, worth 40s., held of John Hacche, esquire, by knight-service.
Manor of Challecombe, worth 6l., held of the said countess, as of her honor of her castle of Barnstapile, by knight-service.
A messuage with garden adjacent in Barnstaple, worth 5s., held of the prior of Barnstaple, by fealty and 3s. rent for all service.
A tenement and half-ferling of land in Lytill Yernescombe, or Litilyernscombe, called ‘Crenlake,’ worth 6s. 8d., held of John Darell, esquire, by fealty only.
A messuage and two closes of land next ‘le Buthyn’ in Toryton, worth 20s., held of the said lady Margaret by fealty and 2s. rent yearly for all service.
Two messuages and two ferlings of land in Bulworthy, or Bulleworthy and Aysshrygge, or Asshryge, worth 16s., held of John Copleston by fealty only.
A messuage and a ferling of land in Alverscote, worth 10s., held of Patrick Bellewe, esquire, by fealty only.
A messuage and a ferling of land in Yeondestowe, worth 5s., held of Thomas, earl of Ormond, by fealty only.
A messuage and a ferling of land in Hele, in the parish of High Bukyngton, worth 6s. 8d., held of John Barry by knight-service.
A messuage and a ferling of land in Dunworthy in the parish of Bradworthy, worth 5s., held of George Stanley, lord Strange, knight, by knight-service.
Two closes of land in Wolfardysworthy, called ‘le Parkes,’ worth 10s., held of John Puntyngton by fealty only.
A tenement in Clovelley, worth 12d., held of John Gilbert, esquire, by fealty only.
Two parcels of meadow in the fee of St. Sidwell (Sancte Sativole), without the east gate of the city of Exeter, worth 4s., held of the dean and chapter of the cathedral church of St. Peter, Exeter, by fealty only.
A messuage, 60a. arable, 10a. meadow, 60a. furze and heath in Churchamford, worth 13s. 4d., held of the lord marquess of Dorset, by fealty only.
A messuage and two ferlings of land in Uppeotreye, or Uppeoterey, worth 6s. 8d., held of Robert Willoughby, lord de Broke, knight, by fealty only.
Two closes of land in Tavystoke, called ‘Yndeswill Parkes,’ worth 6s., held of the abbot of Tavystoke, in right of his house, by fealty only.
A tenement in Credyhogh, worth 6s. 8d., held of Christopher Flemyng, knight, by fealty only.
One acre of meadow in ‘Lycherton fild,’ held of the said lady Margaret, as of the manor of Barnstaple by fealty and suit of her court there twice a year.
The following services and rents:—Thomas Ormond, knight, earl of Ormond, held a ferling of land in Yernscombe aforesaid of the said Nicholas, as of his manor of Yernscombe, by knight-service and 2s. rent yearly, at Easter and Michaelmas equally; John Sapcote, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, in her right, held a carucate of land of him there, as of the said manor, by knight-service and 13s. 4d. rent yearly; the said services and rents, late parcel of the manor of Yernscombe, are held of the said countess of Derby as of her manor of Toryton, by knight-service and are worth yearly 16s. 8d. Nicholas Mogeys held a carucate of land of him in Challecombe aforesaid, as of his manor of Challecombe, by knight-service and 6s. 10d. rent yearly; the said service and rent were late parcel of the manor of Challecombe, or parcel of that manor now, [and are] held of the said countess, as of the honor of her castle of Barnstaple, by knight service, and are worth yearly 8s.
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229. JOHN BANASTER.
Writ 16 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition the morrow of St. Matthew, the Apostle, 14 Henry VII.
John Banastur of Hadnall, gentleman, died Saturday after St. Julian, the Virgin, last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c., in fee. Richard Banastur aged 9 and more, is his son and heir.
SALOP. Manor of Hadnall, worth 100s., held of Thomas, earl of Arundel, by service of the moiety of a knight’s fee.
Five messuages in Asteley, worth 100s., held of the dean of the college of St. Mary the Virgin of Shrewsbury in socage.
Three messuages in Clyff, worth 30s., held in socage of the said dean.
Two messuages in Yorton, worth 33s., held in socage of the dean of the church of St. Cedde of the town of Shrewsbury.
A messuage in Meddyll, worth 6s. 8d., held of the lord le Straunge in socage.
A messuage in Newton, worth 13s. 4d., held in socage of the said lord le Straunge.
A messuage in Bronnorampald, worth 13s. 4d., held in socage of the abbot of Stratamarcella.
Three messuages in Brondon, Eggiarton and Postorne, worth 100s., held in socage of the duchess of Norfolk.
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230. JOHN APPILYERD.
Writ 8 September, inquisition the last day of October, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned land held in serjeanty.
Long before his death he enfeoffed Henry Heydon, knight, Robert Clere, knight, John Wyndham, knight, Philip Calthorp, knight, and John Gryce, gentleman, of the under-mentioned manors, without any condition, to the use however of the said John and his heirs and the performance of his last will. By his last will he willed that Nicholas Appilyerd, esquire, his son, should have the said manors, to him and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to his own right heirs. The said feoffees were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
He died 22 September, 14 Henry VII. The said Nicholas Appilyerd, aged 31 and more, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. A messuage, 24a. land, in Estcarleton, held of the king by serjeanty of taking to the king, wherever he be in England, about Michaelmas, twenty-four pasties of the first fresh herrings, if they be delivered to him, or his deputy, at Norwich, on behalf of the bailiffs of Norwich; the said messuage and land are worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings.
Manor of Brakenasshe in Braken, worth 10 marks, not held of the king in chief, but of the manor of Hatfeld Peverell, co. Essex, by fealty and 2s. rent, at Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
Manor of Hethell, or Hethyll, worth 5l., held of the duchess of Norfolk, as of the manor of Fornesett, by fealty and 1d. rent, at Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
Manor of Newton Flotman, worth 5l., held of ——— Fenys, lord de Dacre, as of his manor of Horsford, by fealty and 4d. rent yearly for all service.
Manor of Estcarleton, worth 5l.
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231. GEORGE STRATTON.
Writ 26 June, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 28 October, 14 Henry VII.
One Robert Brews, esquire, John Cheke and Benet Caldewell were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Kyrton, and, being so seised gave it to Thomas Sampson, esquire, William Grys, William Heyre, Edmund Bokkyng and John Caldewell, for the term of the life of Elizabeth Stratton wife of the said George and to her use for the said term, with remainder after her decease to the said George and the heirs male of his body; by virtue of which gift the said Thomas and his co-feoffees were and still are seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor Thurkolton in fee, and being so seised, gave it to Edward Sulyard, John Suliard, John Caldewell, Peter Tyrell, clerk, and William Pyxsomer, to the use of himself, his heirs and assigns; by virtue of which gift they were and still are seised thereof in fee. By his last will he willed that his executors should take the issues and profits for the term of fifteen years for the performance of his will, and that, after that term, the manor should remain to George Stratton, his elder son, and the heirs male of his body.
He died Friday after Whitsun, 13 Henry VII. George Stratton, aged 8 and more, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Kyrton, worth 10l., held of Philip Calthorp, knight, as of the manor of Erwarton by fealty but by what other services the jurors know not.
Manor of Thurkolton, worth 10 marks, similarly held.
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232. WILLIAM HALDENBY, esquire.
Writ 3 August, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 18 June, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned mill, &c. in Haldenby and Brampton in fee.
By deed indented, 25 July, 13 Henry VII, he gave the under-mentioned manor of Haldenby, and lands and rents there and in Esthaddon, Haselbyche, Longbugby, Brampton, Wold, Kelmersshe, Norhampton and Ravensthorp, to John Catesby, esquire, Edmund Haselwode, Robert Gnaresburgh, clerks, Robert Haldenby, John Haldenby and John Lumley, to them and their heirs for ever to his use and the performance of his last will.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor, in Barton and of land, &c. there and in Clipston, and, being so seised, enfeoffed one John Catesby, Roger Wake, the elder, esquire, William Wake, William Litton, gentleman, Thomas Wake, son of the said Roger Wake, the younger, Nicholas Newenham, Edmund Haselwode, Robert Gnasburgh, clerks, Robert Haldenby, Richard Haldenby, John Haldenby and John Lumley, thereof, to his use and the performance of his last will; by virtue of which feoffment the said John Catesby, Robert Gnaresburgh, clerk, &c. were thereof seised in fee.
And afterwards the said William Haldenby made his last will touching the said manors, &c. whereby he willed that the said feoffees should be enfeoffed thereof for the performance of all the intentions, legacies and conditions in the said last will declared, as in the said will more fully appears.
He died the last day of July last. John Haldenby, aged 10 and more, is his son and heir.
NORTHAMPTON. A water-mill and meadow adjacent, called ‘le Myln Holme,’ and a cottage late in the tenure of Richard Blakett, also two virgates of land called ‘Hygham lond,’ in Haldenby, and the fourth part of a messuage and of a half-virgate of land in Brampton Magna, now in the tenure of John Knyght, worth 4l., held of the king as of the honor of Leycestre, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Haldenby, eighteen messuages, two cottages, eight tofts, six closes (sic), twenty-six virgates of land, 30a. meadow, 100a. (sic) pasture, 10a. wood, in Haldenby; 16s. rent issuing from divers lands and tenements in Esthaddon; a rent of 3s. 4d. issuing from divers lands and tenements in Haselbyche; a rent of 12d. and four capons from divers lands and tenements in Longbugby; and 30a. land, a certain wood called ‘Aylewode’ and 30a. wood in Brampton aforesaid; whereof the manor of Haldenby, seven messuages, two cottages, eight tofts, fourteen virgates of land, 15a. meadow, 50a. pasture and 10a. wood, in Haldenby, the said rents in Esthaddon, Haselbyche and Bugby, 30a. wood and a certain other wood called ‘Aylewode’ and 30a. pasture (sic), in Brampton, worth 20l., are held of John Chaumbr’, clerk, by service of one knight’s fee; six other messuages, six virgates of land and 12a. meadow in Haldenby, formerly Chorleton[‘s], worth 6l., are held of John Sayntandrewe, as of his manor of Esthadon, by service of 1/200 of a knight’s fee; three other messuages, three virgates of land, 2a. meadow, in Haldenby, worth 30s., are held of John Bolley, by what service the jurors know not; and two messuages, three virgates of land and 1a. meadow, the residue in the same town of Haldenby, worth 26s. 8d., are held of Thomas Stafford, esquire, as of the manor of Dodford, service unknown.
A messuage, a cottage, four tofts and four virgates of land, in Wold, worth 3l., held of the earl of Oxford, by one sixth of a knight’s fee.
A close in Kelmersshe, and a messuage, five closes, one cottage and four virgates of land, in Clipston, worth 3l., held of —— Dynye, gentleman, service unknown.
A messuage in the town of Norhampton, worth 10s., held of the mayor, bailiffs and burgesses there, in burgage.
Two messuages, a close, and one and a half virgates of land in Ravensthorp, or Ravenstorp, worth 20s., held of the lady Elizabeth Talbote, service unknown.
A certain manor in Barton, three messuages, six virgates of land, two cottages, three tofts, three closes, 50a. meadow and 13s. 1d. rent issuing from divers lands and tenements in the town of Barton, worth 10l., held of George, earl of Kent, by service of one fourth of a knight’s fee.
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233. ELIZABETH late the wife of WILLIAM STANLEY, knight.
Writ 16 July, 13 Henry VII; date of inquisition torn away.
Findings touching the under-mentioned manors of Hopton, &c. and moieties, as in No. 155.
She was seised the day she died in her demesne as of free tenement for the term of her life by reason of her dower from the lands and tenements late of Roger Corbet late her husband, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Shawbury, &c. with reversion thereof expectant to Robert Corbet, cousin and heir of the said Roger, viz., son of Richard his son, and Robert’s heirs.
Death and heir as in No. 130.
SALOP. Manors of Hopton, Haggeley, Coston, Shelderton and Bradford, worth 15l., held of the earl of Arundell by knight-service.
Manors of Fyttys, Mitton and Grafton, worth 17l. 3 1/2d., held of the said earl by knight-service.
Manor of Burwardon, worth 6l., held of the heirs of Roger de Mortumar’ by knight-service.
Manor of Eyton Constantyn, worth 8l., held of the said earl of Arundell by knight-service.
A moiety of twelve messuages, ten carucates of land, 40a. pasture and a water-mill in Wolverton, worth 20s., held of the king in chief by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
A moiety of three carucates of land in Asshford Bowdelers, worth 20s., held of the king, service unknown.
A moiety of a messuage and a half-virgate of land in Overton, worth 12d., held of the heirs of the aforesaid Roger de Mortumar, service unknown.
A moiety of two messuages in More and Bechecote, or Bechecott, worth 14d., and the moiety of 8s. 9d. rent in Hill, or Hille, and Haughton due at Easter and Michaelmas equally, and the moiety of 3s. 4d., rent in Bageson due at the feasts aforesaid, held of the heirs of the said Roger, service unknown.
A moiety of eight messuages and four carucates of land in Lentwardyn, worth 10s., a moiety of 20s. rent in Lentwardyn, due yearly at Easter and Michaelmas equally, a moiety of four messuages, six carucates of land in Trypelton, or Trypylton, worth 10s., a moiety of two messuages and two carucates of land at Atfordyn, worth 5s., and a moiety of 23s. 4d. rent in Kynton, Lentall and Skarkar, due at Easter, and Michaelmas equally, held of the abbot of Wygmore, in right of his monastery of Wygmore, by fealty only, for all service; the rents aforesaid are worth nothing yearly beyond the same rents.
Thirty messuages, 200a. land and 60a. meadow held in dower in Shawbury, Watersupton and Little Wythyford; the manors of Shawbury and Little Wythyford, are held of the king in chief by knight-service, and are worth 8l.; the manor of Watersupton is held of the barony of Wemme by knight-service, and is worth 4l.
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234. ELIZABETH late the wife of WILLIAM STANLEY, knight.
Writ 16 July, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 24 October, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 155.
NORTHAMPTON. A moiety of 1a. 1r. land in the field of Kyngysthorp, worth 2d., held of the king in socage by the service and rent of 7d. yearly at Easter for all service.
A moiety of 2a. land without the north gate in the town of Northamton, worth 12d.; a moiety of two crofts, 2a. land and three butts of land in the same town, worth 2s.; a moiety of a garden in Northamton aforesaid, which (que) John Cooke formerly held by charter in his demesne as of free tenement, worth 8d.; which moieties are held of the king as in free burgage, as of the said borough.
A moiety of 20s. rent charge from two messuages called ‘le Plode’ and ‘le Harode’ in Northamton, due at Michaelmas; a moiety of 16d. rent charge yearly from a horse-mill in Northamton, called ‘Hyltonsmyll of the fraternity of All Saints, Northamton,’ due at Easter yearly; a moiety of 2s. 4d. rent charge yearly from a messuage called ‘le Dolffyn’ in Norhamton, due at Christmas; a moiety of 2s. 6d. rent charge from the tenement of John Podder in Northamton, due at Easter, the moiety of 7s. rent charge from a croft called ‘Dernyscroft’ in Norhamton, due at Easter yearly; a moiety of 4s. rent charge from a tenement called ‘Blakysleys’ in Northamton, due at Easter yearly; a moiety of 3s. rent charge from a tenement late Nicholas Mersche’s in Northamton, due at Easter yearly; but of whom the rents aforesaid are held the jurors know not.
A moiety of a virgate of land in Barton Pynkeney, worth 2s., held of Edmund Grey, lord de Ruthyn, service unknown.
A moiety of 3a. meadow in Coton Mede beside Northamton, worth 3s. 4d., held of the prior of St. Andrew, Northamton, service unknown.
A moiety of a cottage in St. James’ Street in the town of Norhamton, worth 10d., held of the abbot of St. James, Northamton, service unknown.
A moiety of the manors of Dalyngton, Wapenham, and Slapton, whereof the moiety of the manor of Dalyngton, worth 10l. 13s. 4d., is held of the abbot of Peterborough, by service of one eighth of a knight’s fee, and by service of rendering therefore yearly at Michaelmas to the same abbot and his successors, 20s.; the moiety of the said manor of Wapenham, worth 10 marks 6s., is held of the heirs of Henry de Pinkyny, by service of half a knight’s fee; and the moiety of the said manor of Slapton worth 8 marks, is held of the earl of Arundell, as of the honor of Chester, by service of half a knight’s fee.
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235. JOHN FITZWILLIAM.
Com. 13 July, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 21 September, 14 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manors &c. in fee, and being so seised by charter gave them to Edward Stanley knight, Henry Wentworth, knight, George Fitzhugh, knight, and others, to the use of him and his heirs; and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He died 4 January, 13 Henry VII. John Fitzwilliam is his cousin and heir, viz., son of John his son, and is aged 9 and more.
NOTTINGHAM. Manors of Styrton and Heyton, sixteen messuages, 200a. land, 50a. meadow, in Styrton and Heyton; the manor of Styrton is held of the king, as of the honor of Tikhull, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, and the said manor lands and tenements are worth yearly, 100s.; the manor of Heyton and the said lands and tenements in Styrton and Heyton, held of Thomas, archbishop of York, service unknown, and worth 113s. 4d.
Three messuages, two tofts, 50a. land, 30a. meadow, and 30a. pasture, in Mysterton; a toft, 10a. land, 5a. meadow, 3a. pasture in Stokwith; a messuage, a toft, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, 4a. pasture, in Lownd; two messuages, a toft, 20a. land, 4a. meadow, 2a. pasture, in Blithe and Styrop, held of the king, as of the honor of Tikhull, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, and worth 10l.
Three messuages, two tofts, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 5a. pasture, in Clareburgh and Wellom, held of the lord of Bergevenny, service unknown, worth 13s. 4d.
A messuage in Moregate, held of Humphrey Hercy, service unknown, worth 5s.
Twelve acres land, 10a. meadow, 5a. pasture in Wakkeryngham, or Walkryngham, held of the prior of Newsted, service unknown, worth 10s.
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236. JOHN FITZWILLIAM.
Commission 13 July, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 23 September, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 235.
YORK. Manors of Athewyk, Warenhall and Potternewton, twenty messuages, 300a. land, 100a. meadow, 300a. moor, 20a. wood, in Athewyk, Barnby, Warenhall and Potternewton; whereof the said manor of Athewyk and the said lands and tenements in Athewyk and Barnby, worth 20l., are held of the king, as of the manor of Tikhill, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown; the manor of Warenhall and the said lands and tenements in Warenhall, worth 3l., held of the king, service unknown; and the said manor of Potternewton and the said lands and tenements in Potternewton, worth 20l., are held of the heirs of Peter de Arcubus, service unknown.
Twenty messuages, ten tofts, 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Ledys, or Ledis, worth 10l., held of the king, by reason of the earldom of Lincoln being in his hands, by service of one fourth of a knight’s fee.
Two messuages, two tofts, 60a. land, 12a. meadow, and 10a. pasture in Arkesey, three messuages, 80a. land and 10a. meadow, in Bentley, worth 40s., tenure unknown.
Three messuages, 80a. land, 10a. meadow, in Bentley.
Four messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow and 30a. pasture in Pigburn, or Pygburn, and Hewton, or Howton, Levet, worth 40s., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
Two messuages, a toft, 50a. land and 8a. meadow, in Carcroft, worth 20s., held of the heirs of Stephen Wales, service unknown.
Two messuages, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, in Awston, worth 20s., held of the king by reason of the earldom of Lincoln, service unknown.
Six messuages, three tofts, 40a. land, 12a. meadow, in Doncastre, worth 40s., held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Two messuages, 40a. land and 10a. meadow, in Exthorp, worth 20s., held of the king, service unknown.
Three messuages, 80a. land, and 10a. meadow, in Whetley, worth 10s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Lincoln, being in the king’s hands, service unknown.
Four messuages, two tofts, 140a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. wood, in Bramwith, worth 20s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Warenn’, being in the king’s hands, service unknown.
Four messuages, two tofts, 160a. land and 30a. meadow, in Braddisworth, Kirkestgren and Fishlake; the tenements in Braddisworth, worth 10s., tenure unknown, the land and tenements in Kirkestgren, worth 10s., held of the king, service unknown, and the land and tenements in Fishlake, worth 5s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Warenn’, service unknown.
Three messuages, 40a. land, 12a. meadow, in Belthorp, worth 20s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Lincoln, service unknown.
Two messuages, two tofts, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, in Marr, worth 20s., held of the king, as of the manor of Doncastre, service unknown
Two messuages, a toft, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, in Norton, worth 10s., tenure unknown.
Three messuages, 70a. land, 8a. meadow, in Stubbys, and two messuages, a toft, 60a. land, 6a. meadow, in Skelow, or Skellow, worth 20s., tenure unknown.
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237. KATHARINE REDE, widow, late the wife of EDMUND REDE, knight.
Writ 10 August, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 6 September, 14 Henry VII.
She held of the king the day she died the under-mentioned land, &c. in Hedyngdon, for the term of her life, of the inheritance of William Rede, esquire, which were assigned to her by Hugh Frebody, the escheator, by virtue of the king’s writ directed to him after the death of Edmund Rede, late her husband, in the presence of the said William Rede, cousin and heir of the said Edmund, viz., son of William his son, 9 June, 5 Henry VII, at Hedyngdon, in full of her dower of the said manor and of all other the lands which were the said Edmund’s in the said escheator’s bailiwick.
William Gaynesford and John Catesby were seised of the under-mentioned manors of Chakynden, &c., and, being so seised, by charter indented under their seals 12 July, 1 Edward IV, demised them to the said Edmund, by the name of Edmund Rede, then esquire, and the said Katharine, then his wife, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder in default to Edmund’s right heirs; and they were seised thereof accordingly in tail as aforesaid.
The said William Gaynesford and John Catesby were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Gathamton in fee, and, being so seised, by their charter aforesaid demised it to the said Edmund and Katharine, to them and his heirs; and they were seised thereof accordingly, the said Edmund in fee, and the said Katharine in her demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Edmund died so seised, without heirs male of the bodies of the said Edmund and Katharine begotten; she survived him and was solely seised thereof, viz., of the manors of Chakynden, &c. in fee tail after possibility of issue between her and the said Edmund extinct, and of the said manor of Gatehampton in her demesne as of free tenement.
The said William Rede, esquire, is cousin and next heir of the said Edmund Rede, knight, viz., son of William his son, and is aged 30 and more.
Thomas Wyndesore, esquire, and Thomas Waldyeff were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Hampton Poyle in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented, 26 November, 11 Edward IV, under their seals, demised it to the said Edmund Rede, knight, and the said Katharine, then his wife, to hold to them for the term of her life, with remainder after her decease to George Gaynesford, who survives, and Isabel his wife, now deceased, and the heirs of the body of the said George, with remainder in default of his issue, after his and the said Isabel’s decease, to the heirs of the bodies of John Gaynesford, esquire, deceased, and of the said Katharine late his wife, with remainder in default to John’s right heirs, the king’s licence, under letters patent, 18 November, 11 Edward IV, therefore, having been previously obtained; by virtue of which demise they were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Edmund died and she survived him and afterwards died seised of such an estate thereof.
She died 6 August last. The said George Gaynesford, aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
OXFORD. All the building (domos) at the north end of the hall of the manor of Hedyngdon, in Hedyngdon; a stable within the curtilage of the said manor; 6 1/2a. land in the field called ‘Gravellepittis,’ whereof 3a. lie next land of William Mason on the south, 2a. next ‘le Gravell pitte,’ whereof 1a. is called ‘a hedde acre’ next ‘le Comen Grene,’ and the sixth acre lies next the highway on the west extending to the said acre called ‘le hedde acre’; 2a. land in a field called ‘Quarreyfeld’ at the high cross (altam crucem) on the east of the highway; two other acres of land called ‘Pyke Acres’; 1 1/2a. land in the same field at ‘Lyme Pytte’ on the south of the highway; 2a. land lying together in ‘Longfurlong,’ next land of William Mason on the east; 1a. land in the same ‘Longfurlong,’ next land of John Lamprey on the west; 2a. land in the field called ‘le Downefeld,’ next land of the prior of St. Fredeswide, Oxford, on the west; 1a. land at the end of the said 2a.; a cottage and 4a. land late in the tenure of John Lamprey; two cottages and 6a. land late in the tenure of Richard Wauncell; two cottages and 5a. land late in the tenure of Richard Croke; a cottage and 3a. land late in the tenure of John Tasker; a cottage and. 3a. land late in the tenure of Richard Hille; and a third of a dovecot and a quarry called ‘a quarrey,’ in Hedyngdon aforesaid, which are parcels of the manor aforesaid; the said manor is held of the king, service unknown; the premises assigned to the said Katharine in dower are worth 30s.
Manor of Chakynden, worth 7l., manor of Stokemarmyon, worth 4l., manor of Standelf, worth 15l., a carucate and 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 40a. wood in Chakynden and Standelf, worth 40s., held severally of the prince, as of the honor of Walyngford, services unknown.
Manor of Gathamton, or Gatehampton, worth 7l., held of the prince as of the said honour, service unknown.
Manor of Hampton Poyle, worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief, service unknown.
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238. KATHARINE REDE, widow, late the wife of EDMUND REDE, knight.
Writ 24 August, inquisition 24 September, 14 Henry VII.
She held of the king the day she died for the term of her life of the inheritance of William Rede, esquire, as in No, 237, the under-mentioned land assigned to her at Boarstall in the presence of the said William, 11 June, 5 Henry VII, by John Whitton the escheator, in full of her dower, &c.
She died 9 August last past. George Gaynesford, esquire, aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
BUCKS. A close called ‘Lachemede,’ a close called ‘Grete Sale,’ a close called ‘Litell Sale,’ a close called ‘Calves Close,’ a close called ‘Lytelmede Croft,’ in Borstall, parcel of 407 1/2a. pasture in Borstall which late were the said Edmund Rede’s; the said closes so assigned to her are held of the king, service unknown, and are worth 100s.
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239. ISABEL NEUTON, widow, late the wife of JOHN NEUTON, knight.
Writ 3 June, 13 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of September, 14 Henry VII.
She died 14 May last, seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee. Richard Newton, esquire, is, and on the said 14th day was, son and heir of the said Isabel, and is aged 30 and more.
DORSET. Manor and advowson of Chyldokford alias Chyldokyford, worth 6l., held of John Arundell, knight, as of the manor of Chydeoke, service unknown.
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240. KATHARINE BONEVYLE, widow.
Writ 9 October, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 1 October, 14 Henry VII.
She was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors, and, being so seised, long before her death, in consideration of a marriage to be had between Thomas West, the younger, knight, son and heir apparent of Thomas West, knight, Lord Lawarr, and Elizabeth her daughter, enfeoffed Richard Croft, John Wyngfeld, knights, John Mortymer, James Huberd, Nicholas Basset, John Borough, Henry Rede and Thomas Stampe, thereof, to the use of herself for life, and after her decease to the use of the said Thomas West, the younger, and Elizabeth, and the heirs of the body of the said Elizabeth, and for default of such heirs to the use of the heirs of the bodies of John Bonvile and Katharine issuing, and for default of such heirs to the use of the right heirs of the said John Bonvile and their heirs. The said Richard Croft and the others were and still are seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use abovesaid. The marriage between the said Thomas West, the younger, and Elizabeth was had long before her death.
She died 5 October last. The said Elizabeth, aged 24 and more, and Florence wife of Humphrey Fulford, knight, the other of the daughters of the said John Bonvile and Katharine, aged 25 and more, are her next heirs.
SUSSEX. Manors of Halfnaked, Walberton, Wodcote and Westhamtenet, worth 50l., held of the king, as of the honor of Walyngford, services unknown.
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241. THOMAS FERRERS, knight.
Writ 24 August, inquisition 20 September, 14 Henry VII.
He held the day he died the under-mentioned manor in his demesne as of fee tail, to him and the heirs male of his body.
He died 22 Aug. last, 14 Henry VII. His heir as in No. 120.
STAFFORD. Manor of Tetenhall, with the advowson of the deanery of the free chapel of the same, which manor is ancient demesne of the king and is held of the king in chief, by what service the jurors know not, without any rent therefore yearly to the king; the site of the said manor is worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings; there is there a wood called ‘Kyngeley,’ within the metes of the forest of Kynfare, which is worth nothing yearly because it lies in common; there are there 40a. of waste land, which are worth nothing yearly, because they lie in common; there is there a rent of assise of 5 marks, due from the free tenants at Lady Day and Michaelmas equally; the pleas and profits of court and view of frankpledge there are worth 2s. beyond the expenses of the steward.
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242. THOMAS FERRERS, knight.
Writ 24 August, inquisition Saturday after St. Matthew, the Apostle and Evangelist, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 241.
SALOP. Manor of [C]laverley, held of the king in chief, without any rent therefore to the king, which manor is ancient demesne of the king; the site of the said manor is worth nothing beyond outgoings; there are there 40a. land worth 3d. an acre; there is there a rent of assise of 7l. 5s. by the hands of the free tenants yearly at Easter and Michaelmas equally; the pleas and profits of courts and view of frankpledge to be held there are worth 4s. beyond the expenses of the steward and officers of the court.
Hundred of Bradford and the bailiwick of the same, held of the king in chief, without any rent to the king therefore; they are worth 4 marks yearly beyond outgoings.
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243. JOHN SCROPE de BOLTON, knight.
Writ wanting; inquisition 29 October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned mill.
Henry Haydon, knight, William Bardwell, the elder, esquire, Robert Wyngfeld of Estharlyng, esquire, and John Ayleward rector of the church of Estharlyng, who survive were at the time of his death and still are seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee to the use of him, his heirs and assigns, by his gift and feoffment.
Death and heir as in No. 215.
HERTFORD. A water-mill in Sabysford, worth 20s., held of Henry, earl of Essex, service unknown.
Manor of Pysho Bury, together with the park there, worth 10l., held of William Say, knight, as of the manor of Sayesbury, service unknown.
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244. JOHN SMYTH.
Writ of Mandamus, 28 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 30 December, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to one Thomas Spenser, and Margaret, wife of the said Thomas, his cousin and heir, to hold to them and the heirs of the body of the said Margaret, with remainder in default to one Alice Brett, her heirs and assigns for ever; by virtue whereof the said Thomas and Margaret were seised, Thomas in his demesne as of free tenement and Margaret in her demesne as of fee tail, and they had issue between them one William Spenser; and afterwards the said Thomas Spenser died so seised and the said Margaret survived him and continued her possession, and was and still is solely thereof seised in her demesne as of fee tail, by the form of the gift by right of survivorship.
He died 10 March, 12 Henry VII. The said Margaret, aged 40 and more, is his cousin and heir. Cf. No. 445.
NORTHAMPTON. The manor of Wold with its appurtenances in Wold, and three virgates of land and a quarter (quartron’) in the same town, also the advowson of the church of the same town to the same manor belonging; also two other messuages and three virgates of land in Wold, worth 7l., held of John, earl of Oxford, by socage.
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245. JOHN SPENSER.
Writ 14 February, 13 Henry VII; inquisition Tuesday before All Hallows, 14 Henry VII.
John Smyth and Robert Hondy, gentlemen, were seised in fee to the use of the said John Spenser and his heirs of (1) a toft, 20a. land, 4a. meadow and 2a. pasture in Napton on the Hill, by recovery thereof suffered to them by Geoffrey Shirlok and Agnes his wife to the use of the said John Spenser and his heirs; (2) a messuage, 40a. land, 10a. meadow and 10a. pasture in Nethershukburgh, by recovery thereof suffered to them by Henry Bukby and Alice his wife to the same use; and (3) 50a. land, 6a. meadow and 6a. pasture in Napton aforesaid by recovery thereof suffered to them by Thomas Hayton and Sibyl his wife to the same use.
Richard Bland, clerk, John Wyne, chaplain, and John Stokeley were seised in fee, to the use of the said John Spenser and his heirs, of three messuages, 33a. land, 50a. pasture and 10a. meadow, in Napton aforesaid, by recovery thereof suffered to them by William Budde and Agnes his wife to the use of the said John Spenser and his heirs.
The said John Spenser was seised of ten messuages, two cottages, seven virgates of land, 100a. land, 40a. meadow and 60a. pasture in Napton aforesaid and of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Northyend, Birton, Wormeleghton, Ascote and Stretton, in fee, and being so seised, by charter 15 January, 7 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed Edward Ralegh, knight, Thomas Knyght, clerk, and Robert Hawberk to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
The said John Smyth and Robert Hondy, Richard Bland and the others and Edward Ralegh and the others being thus severally seised of the lands, &c., aforesaid to the use of the said John Spenser and his heirs, he made his testament and last will, 15 September, 12 Henry VII, at Hodenhull, co. Warwick, and thereby willed inter alia that Joan his wife should have the land, &c., in Napton and Nethershukburgh for the term of her life with remainder to Thomas Spenser his son and heir apparent and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Elizabeth, Thomas’ sister, and the heirs of her body, with remainder to Joan wife of William Cope, esquire, and the heirs male of her body, with remainder to John Spenser, son of William Spenser, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the heirs male of the body of Thomas Spenser, brother of the aforesaid John Spenser named in the writ, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
With regard to the issues and profits from the other land, &c., in Northyend, &c., he willed that Thomas and Elizabeth his children should be maintained therefrom during their minority according to their degree, and the residue to be kept by his executors and divided equally between the said Thomas and Elizabeth when of full age, and he willed that the said Edward, Thomas Knyght and Robert should give the said land, &c., to the said Thomas, his son, when he came to full age, with remainders over, as above, the last remainder but one being to the heirs male of the body of Thomas brother of John, without the addition of the words ‘named in the writ.’
He died 4 January, 12 Henry VII, the said Thomas Spenser is his son and heir and is aged 6 and more.
WARWICK. Lands and tenements, as above, in Napton on the Hill (super montem) worth 20 marks, held of Thomas Hayton, gentleman, in socage.
Lands and tenements, as above, in Nethershukburgh, worth 11s., held of Thomas Shukburgh in socage.
Two messuages, three virgates of land, in Northyend, and a virgate of land in Birton, worth 40s., held of Edward Beelknap, esquire, in socage.
A messuage and three virgates and a half of land, in Wormeleghton, worth 40s., held of John Spiser, in socage.
Twenty virgates of land in Ascote.
A yearly rent of 24s. issuing from divers lands and tenements in Stretton in the parish of Kyrkby Monachorum.
C. Series II. Vol. 13 (140), writ only; inquisition supplied from transcript, E. Series II, File 1115. Part IV (10.)
246. JOHN MOYLE, esquire.
Writ 15 January, 15 Henry VII; inquisition at Wye, Wednesday after St. Martin the Bishop, 17 Henry VII.
One Nicholas Wright, clerk, and Richard Amys were seised of the manors of Bakwell, Otterpley, Wytherlyng and Okyng Ulley and of a moiety of the manor of Snargate, also of [two] messuages, 800a. land, 500a. meadow [200a.] pasture and 300a. wood, in the parishes of Werehorne, Rokynge, Bylsyngton, Newechurch, Sentmarychurch, Hope, Ivechurch, Snave, Brenset, Fayrefeld, Broklond, Midley, Harettysham, Bromefeld, Holyngborne, Molasshe, Estwell, Westwell, Challok, Boughton Aluf, Orlaston, Kenyngton, Wye, Stapulherst, Bedynden, Smarden and He[dcr]one [to the use] of the said John Moyle, and the performance of his last will, and, being so seised, afterwards, to wit 28 June, 22 Edward IV, at his instance and request, demised a messuage and 695a. land thereof in the towns of Werehorne, Rokynge, Bylsyngton, Newechurch, Sentmarychurch, Hope, Ivechurch, Snave, Brenset, Fayrefeld, Broklond, Midley and Snargate, (parcel) of the aforesaid manors and moiety of the manor of Snargate, as well as of the said two [messuages], 800a. land, 500a. meadow, 200a. pasture and 300a. wood, by the names of all those manors, lands, &c., in the same parishes, to one Richard Haute, esquire, Thomas Darcy, esquire, John Clopton, John Fyneux, Thomas Wylmotte, clerk, William Brent, William Curle, John Brode and Thomas Weldyssh, their heirs and assigns, for the term of the life of [Anne] Darcy afterwards wife of the said John Moyle, and to her use for life; by virtue of which demise they were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the same Richard, Thomas, John Clopton, Thomas, William Brent and Thomas died so seised, and the said John Fyneux, [William Curle] and John Brode survived them, and were and still are solely seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement by survivorship, with reversion thereof expectant to the said Nicholas and Richard Amys to the use aforesaid.
The said Nicholas and Richard being seised of the said reversion [and of] all the other manors and tenements, afterwards, to wit the last day but one of April, 1 Richard III, by their deed, shown to the jurors upon the taking of this inquisition, at Wye, granted to the said John Moyle and one Clement Mounte the aforesaid reversion, and also enfeoffed them of all the aforesaid other manors and tenements, by the names of all those manors, lands, &c., in the county of Kent, to hold to them and their heirs for ever; by virtue of which grant the aforesaid John Fyneux, William Curle and John Brode afterwards, to wit at Wye aforesaid, as tenants of the said messuage and 695a. land as of free tenement, attorned to the said John Moyle and Clement; whereby the said John and Clement were seised of the same reversion as of fee and right, and of all the aforesaid other manors, lands and tenements in fee, and being so seised, afterwards, to wit the last day of April then next following, by their deed granted the reversion aforesaid to the aforesaid Nicholas and Richard Amys, and to one John Devyok, Christopher Holbem, William Devyok, William Wayte, chaplain, William Fitz John, chaplain, John Byset, chaplain, Walter Hopton, Roger Vyell, Walter Pawely and Alexander Toke, and also by that deed enfeoffed the same Nicholas, and the others, of all the aforesaid other manors, lands and tenements, the residue, to hold to them and their heirs for ever to the use of the said John Moyle, his heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will; by pretext of which grant the said John Fyneux, William Curle and [John Brode], then tenants of the aforesaid messuage and 695a. land as of free tenement, attorned to the said Nicholas and the others, viz. at Wye, whereby the said Nicholas and the others were seised of the said reversion as of fee and right to the same use, and, by virtue of that feoffment, of all the aforesaid other manors, lands and tenements, the residue, in their demesne as of fee to that use.
Before the marriage between the aforesaid John Moyle and the aforesaid Anne [Darcy] had, to wit 26 January, 21 Edward IV, by a certain indenture between the same John Moyle of the one part and the aforesaid Richard Haute, Thomas Darcy, John Clopton, and one Nicholas Saxton, clerk, friends of the said Anne of the other, of which the other part sealed with the seal of the aforesaid John Moyle was shown to the jury, it was covenanted and agreed inter alia that whenever after the marriage and during the marriage it should happen the said John Moyle to recover other lands within the realm to which he was entitled and which were unjustly detained from him, then with due haste after such recovery he should make a sufficient estate in law to the aforesaid Richard Haute, Thomas Darcy, John Clopton, John Fyneux, Thomas Wylmotte, William, William, John and Thomas Weldyssh, of a moiety thereof, to hold to them for the term of the life of the aforesaid Anne; and further the jurors say that the said John Moyle at the time of the making of the aforesaid indenture was entitled, and long before and after, to the manors of Grenewey and Grenewey Court and a parcel of land called ‘Sefeld,’ in Holyngborne, also to divers other lands and tenements, woods, &c., in the same parish and in the parishes of Heriettysham, Bromfeld and Ledes, and 1a. meadow and 1a. wood, also 7a. 3r. land in Holyngborne aforesaid, of which manors one William Smyth late dean of the free chapel of St. Stephen’s, Westminster, and the canons thereof, were seised; and afterwards, during the aforesaid espousals, the same dean and canons, by pretext of agreement and concord made between them and the aforesaid John Moyle, by charter, 12 July, 6 Henry VII, under their seal, enfeoffed him and the aforesaid Nicholas Wright and Richard Amys, of the said manors and other premises, to hold to them and their heirs to the use and intent following, to wit that the said John, Nicholas and Richard should be seised of a moiety thereof to the use of the said John, his heirs and assigns, and the performance of his last will, and of the other moiety to the use of the aforesaid Anne for her life, and after her death to the use of the same John Moyle, his heirs and assigns, according to the form and effect of the indenture aforesaid; by virtue of which feoffment the same John, Nicholas and Richard were seised of the same manors in fee to those uses; and afterwards the same John and Nicholas of such an estate died seised, and the aforesaid Richard Amys survived them and was thereof solely seised in fee by survivorship to the same uses, and afterwards, being so seised, 26 April, 16 Henry VII, of a moiety of the same manors, &c., enfeoffed one John Fyneux, knight, John Boteler, serjeant-at-law, Robert Wotton, esquire, John Rooper, Edward Haute and Stephen Taylour, to the use of the aforesaid Anne for the term of her life, and after her death to the use and intent specified in the last will of the said John; by virtue of which feoffment they were seised of the same moiety in fee to the same uses.
He declared his last will of all and singular the manors, lands, tenements and reversions aforesaid in a writing under his seal, whereby he willed that his feoffees should make a sufficient estate thereof to Ralph Sellenger, esquire, John Clerk, gentleman, John Kyrton, gentleman, and Thomas Hokkende, to the intent that the said Ralph, John, John and Thomas should stand enfeoffed thereof for the performance of his said last will; and that the same his feoffees should stand and be enfeoffed of all such lands and tenements in which the aforesaid Anne his wife had her jointure to the use of the said Anne during her life; and also that the same Anne should have and receive to her own use for life the issues and profits of his manor of Bakwell in the parish of Bughton Aluf, upon condition that during her life she should not claim to have any interest in his lands in the counties of Cornwall and Devon for her jointure or dower, and if she made such claim, contrary to his will, then the said Ralph and the others should receive the issues and profits of the said manor for the payment of his debts, Further he willed that the said Ralph and the others should receive the issues and profits of all the aforesaid manors, &c., except from those lands and tenements whereof the said Anne had her jointure, for the payment of his debts, and after those debts paid, with parcel of the same issues and profits should pay Walter Moyle his son, when of age, 100l. and with the same issues and profits, if it could be conveniently done should provide for his first daughter towards her marriage 200 marks, and for his second daughter towards her marriage 100 marks, and for his third daughter towards her marriage 100 marks, with benefit of survivorship if any of them should die before she was married. He also willed that the said Ralph and the others should pay 20l. yearly to the feoffees of William Fowle, until 160l. were fully paid to them, which 160l. he owed to the same William Fowle for the purchase of the manor of Ukkyng and Ulley aforesaid. Further he willed that the said Ralph and the others should sell such and so many lands and tenements which he then had called ‘Pagehurst’ and ‘Whitehurst’ and all other his lands and tenements in Staplehurst, and 5a. land in Smarden, for observing the days of his debts in discharge of his lands then in feoffment to the same use; and after his debts and the aforesaid sums to his son and daughters aforesaid paid, he willed that the said Ralph and the others should stand enfeoffed of the aforesaid manor of Bakwell, after the decease of the said Anne, and of a moiety of the aforesaid manor of Snargate to the use of John Moyle his son and his heirs; and that the same Ralph and the others, from such lands and tenements aforesaid as to them should seem more expedient, should provide for Thomas his son lands and tenements to the value of 10 marks yearly, and that he should have estate thereof to him and the heirs of his body, with remainder after his decease, and for default of such issue, to Giles Moyle, son of him the said John Moyle the father, and his heirs for ever; and similarly he willed that the same feoffees should provide for William his son lands and tenements to the yearly value of 10 marks, to hold to him and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder after the death of the said William, and for default of such issue, to the aforesaid Giles, his elder son, and his heirs for ever.
He died 21 December, 16 Henry VII. Giles Moyle, aged 15 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. No. 422.
KENT. Manor of Bakwell, worth 100s., held of Robert de Grey and William de Gerdus, as of their honor of Arsyk, by service of one knight’s fee, by service of rendering yearly to the king’s castle of Dover for every twenty-four weeks 10s.
Manor of Otterpley, worth 66s. 8d., held of Geoffrey de Say by 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Wytherlyng, worth 30s., held of John, earl of Asceles, by service of one knight’s fee, by rendering yearly to the king at the castle aforesaid for every twenty weeks 10s.
Manors of Ukkyng and Ulley, worth 8l., held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Augustine without the gates of the city of Canterbury, as of his manor of Conyngesbroke, service unknown.
Manor of Snargate, worth 26s. 8d., held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Aldyngton, service unknown.
Manors of Grenewey and Grenewey Court and lands and tenements, as above, in the parishes of Haryettysham, Bromefeld, Ledys and Holyngborne, worth 20 marks, held of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, as of his manor of Hollyngborne, service unknown.
The aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid parish of Werehorne are 20a. land, which are held of William Pecham, as of his manor of Werehorne, service unknown, worth 13s. 4d.
The aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid parishes of [Rokynge] and Bylsyngton are a messuage and 180a. land, whereof the messuage and 80a. land are held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Aldyngton, service unknown, worth …., and 100a. are held of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, as of his manor of Rokyng, service unknown, worth 20s.
The aforesaid lands and tenements in the aforesaid towns of Newechurch and Ivychurch are 62a. land, which are held of the archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown, worth 62s.
[The aforesaid lands and tenements in the aforesaid towns of Sentma]rychurch and Hope are 102a. land, whereof 30a. are held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Aldyngton, service unknown, worth 20s., and 72a. land are held of the master of the House of God of Dover, as of his manor of Honychylde, service unknown, worth 4 marks.
The aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid parish of Snave are 46a. land, whereof 36a. are held of the abbot of St. Augustine beside Canterbury, as of his manor of Wyke, service unknown, worth, 30s., and 10a. land are held of …., as of the manor of Parkers, service unknown, worth 10s.
The aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid parishes of Brensett, Broklond, Fayrefeld and Middeley, are 220a. land, whereof 120a. are held of the archbishop [of Canterbury as] of his manor of Aldyngton, service unknown, worth 100s., 2a. are held of Edward Ponynges, knight, as of his manor of Newynton, service unknown, worth 2s., 60a. land are held of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, as of his manor of Apuldore, service unknown, worth 40s., and 38a. are held of the abbot of Robertysbrigge, service unknown, worth 30s.
[The aforesaid tenements] in the aforesaid parish of Molasse are 240a. land, whereof 100a. are held of the lord de Roos, as of his manor of Chylham, service unknown, worth 5 marks, and 140a. are held of John Isaack, as of his manor of Danecourt, service unknown, worth 100s.
The aforesaid tenements in the parishes of Estwell, Westwell, [Cha]llok, [Bokton] Aluf and Wye, are nine messuages, three cottages, 620a. land, whereof two cottages, 200a. land are held of Thomas Kempe, esquire, as of his manor of Bokton Aluf, service unknown, worth 100s., one messuage, 220a. land are held of the abbot of Battle, as of his manor of Wye, service unknown, worth 100s., and eight messuages, a cottage and 200a. land are held of Edward Ponynges, knight, as of his manor of Estwell, service unknown, worth 100s.
The aforesaid tenements in the aforesaid parishes of Smarden, Bedynden and Hedcrone are 950a. land, whereof 100a. land are held of the prior of Tonbrigge, service unknown, worth 5 marks, 100a. land are held of James Crowemer, service unknown, worth 5 marks, 250a. land are held of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, service unknown, worth 10 marks, 100a. land are held of the lord de Roos, service unknown, worth 5 marks, 100a. land are held of the abbot of Boxeley, service unknown, worth 5 marks, 100a. land are held of Alexander Clyfford, service unknown, worth 5 marks, 100a. land are held of Robert Sandys, service unknown, worth 5 marks, and 100a. land are held of the aforesaid Robert Wotton, service unknown, worth 30s.
C. Series II. Vol. 14. (2.)
247. WILLIAM CHEYNE.
Commission 1 July, inquisition 16 July, 14 Henry VII.
He died 8 May, 2 Henry VII, seised of the undermentioned manors, &c., in fee. They descended to Francis Cheyne, his son and heir, aged 5 and more at the time of his death. Francis, when aged 15, married one — the daughter of John Brereton, but whether it was with the king’s licence or not the jurors do not know. The said Francis, the day of the taking of this inquisition, is aged 17 and more.
John Cheyne, knight, took the issues and profits of the said manors, &c. from the day of the death of the said William to 30 May, 14 Henry VII, on which day the same John died, by what right and title they know not. Cf. No. 277.
KENT, Manor of Patrykesborn, worth 8l., held of the king in chief by [knight] service, as of the castle of Rochester, and by service of rendering to the king to the guard of the castle aforesaid on the day of St. Andrew the Apostle yearly 12s.
Manor of Belseton, otherwise called the manor of Bilsyngton, Inferior together with 10l. 8s. 2 1/4d. rent of assise and a rent of fifteen cocks and fifty hens issuing from divers lands and tenements of the said manor held in gavilkynde, and with the following lands and tenements which are of the tenure of gavilkynde, to wit 100a. marsh in the parishes of Bylsyngton, Newecherch, Snave and Rokynge, whereof each acre is worth 12d. yearly, and 200a. pasture in the parishes aforesaid, whereof each acre is worth 6d. yearly, and 30a. wood in the same parishes, whereof one acre can be thrown yearly and that acre so thrown is worth 10s.; the profits of the court of the said manor are worth 12d. yearly, and the said rent of assise is due at Michaelmas, and the said fifteen cocks, price 2d. each, and the said fifty hens, price 3d. each, are due at Christmas; the said manor of Belseton with its appurtenance, beyond the rents, lands and tenements aforesaid which are of the tenure of gavilkynde, is worth 12l. yearly; the said manor and rent of assise, with appurtenances, except the marsh, &c. held in gavilkynde, are held of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee; the marsh, &c. of the tenure of gavilkynde are not held of the king, but of whom or by what services they are held the jurors know not.
Eighty-one acres of land in Rokynge and Bylsyngton, worth 33s. 4d., and 18s. 10d. rent of assise from certain lands and tenements, which lands and rent were anciently parcel of the manor of Kenarton, held of the king in chief by service of one-tenth of a knight’s fee.
Manors, or tenements, of Sherlond, Roweton, Capelle, Nycoll’, Swanle, Wardon, Godeneston, otherwise called Guyton, in the parishes of Mynster, Wardon, Eastchurche and Layesdon, in the isle of Shepey, and 12l. 5s. 1 1/2d. rent of assise from divers lands and tenements held of the said manors or tenements; also 200a. arable of the tenure of gavilkynde in the aforesaid parishes of Mynster, Wardon, Eastchurche and Layesdon, whereof each acre is worth 8d. yearly, and 300a. pasture in the same parishes of the tenure of gavilkynde, whereof each acre is worth 6d. yearly; the profits of court of the manors or tenements aforesaid are worth 2s. yearly; the said rent of assise is due at Michaelmas yearly; the said manors or tenements and rent of assise, except the arable and pasture aforesaid, are of the tenure of gavilkynde and are held in socage of the king as of his manor of Middelton in the said county by fealty and a rent of 9l. 10s. 10d. and of two weighs of cheese (wayorum casei) at Michaelmas and Lady Day yearly by equal portions; the said manors or tenements beyond the rent of assise aforesaid and beyond the above exceptions, are worth 60l. yearly; the arable and pasture above excepted are not held of the king, but of whom or by what tenure they are held the jurors know not.
C. Series II. Vol. 14. (3.)
248. JOHN FRANKCHENAY, esquire.
Writ of Amotus, 8 March, 14 Henry VII; inquisition 20 September, 15 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated 4 October, 4 Edward IV, gave them to Thomas Dowrisshe, John Reygny, John Merifeld, Thomas Southwode, clerk, John Dounhey, John Harrys and Thomas Frankcheny, to hold to them and their heirs to use of him and his heirs; by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Thomas Dowrisshe and the others died, and the said Thomas Frankcheny survived them, and was solely seised thereof in fee by survivorship, and so continued his possession to the 14th March, 11 Henry VII, on which day by charter he gave all the said manors, &c. to Thomas Elyot of Stoke Canon’ in the said county, to him and his heirs for ever to the use of the heirs of the said John Frankcheny, by virtue of which gift the same Thomas Elyot was and still is seised thereof in fee.
He died 5 December, 8 Henry VII. Denise (Dionisia) Frankcheny is his cousin and heir, to wit daughter of John Frankcheny his son, and is of the age of 14 and more. See Vol. I. No. 757; No. 775 post.
DEVON. Manor of Cliste Gererd and 21s. rent there, held of the king as of his manor of Wonford, being in the king’s hands by reason of the earldom of Salisbury, by knight-service; they are worth 20 marks yearly.
Manor of Ogewill, worth 10 marks, held of Richard Pomeray by knight-service.
A messuage, 100a. land, 12a. meadow and 40a. furze and heath in Morton Hampstede, worth 20s., held of William Courtenay, knight, in free socage.
A messuage, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. furze and heath, in Knyghton Hethfeld, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said Richard Pomeray, as of his manor of Bury, by knight-service.
Six messuages, 400a. land, 10a. wood, 20a. meadow, 40a. furze and heath, in Upotery, worth 66s. 8d., held of Robert Willoughby, knight lord de Broke, by fealty only, as of his manor of Upotery.
Two messuages, 40a. land, 12a. meadow, 200a. furze and heath, in Brackehill, or Brakehill, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Prous, in free socage.
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249. RICHARD LEE.
Writ 14 October, 14 Henry VII; inquisition 7 September, 15 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned messuages, and being so seised, 21 Edward IV, enfeoffed John Foge, esquire, John Lee, clerk, William Fysher, gentleman, and Alan Lumner, gentleman, thereof, to the use of himself and his heirs; John Lee and the others died, and the said John Foge was, and still is, seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
He died 26 September, 14 Henry VII. Richard Lee, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. No. 197.
LONDON. Six messuages in Temmystrete and a wharf with eleven solars built thereon, and six other tenements lying in the parish of All Hallows at the Hay (ad Femam (sic)) in ‘Grantam Lane’; the said wharf with selars and solars in ‘Grantam Lane’ is held of the king in free burgage, as the whole city of London is held, and the said six messuages in Temmystrete are held of the bishop of Winchester, as of his manor of Suthwerk by service and rent of 26s. 8d. for all service; the aforesaid wharf, with the said eleven selars and solars built thereon, is worth yearly from all issues 28l., and the aforesaid six messuages in Temmystrete, 20l.
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250. WILLIAM TENDRYNG, esquire.
Writ to the escheator, co. Norfolk, 12 May, 15 Henry VII; inquisition at Ipswich, co. Suffolk, 4 November, 16 Henry VII.
John Howard, knight, lord Howard, William Pyrton, knight, Robert Askewe, William Askewe, clerks, and Roger S …. ham, ‘yoman,’ were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Herkested in fee, and being so seised by charter demised it to George Danyell, esquire, and Margaret his wife, for the term of her life, with remainder to William Tenderyng, esquire, named in the writ, Roger Touneshend, late serjeant at law, James Hobert, gentleman, Henry Tey, then esquire, now knight, Robert Hopton, Edward Knyvet and William Malbon, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said William Tenderyng, his heirs and assigns, and the performance of his last will; by virtue of which feoffment the same George and Margaret were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement for the term of her life; and afterwards the said Roger Touneshend died, after whose death the said William and the others were seised of the remainder aforesaid in fee by survivorship; and afterwards the said Margaret died, after whose death the said William and the others entered upon the said manor and were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid; and being so seised the said William by his last will ordered that Dorothy the wife of Francis Southwell, esquire, one of his daughters and heirs, should, after his decease, take the issues and profits of the said manor for a whole year following his death, and died so seised, and the said James and the others survived him and were seised of the said manor in fee by survivorship to the use of the said Dorothy for the said whole year according to the tenour of the said will.
William Bourghchier, knight, William Pyrton, knight, John Chapman, John Broun and Roger Stonham, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Holbrok in fee, and, being so seised, by charter demised it to the said William Tenderyng and one Thomasine Sydney, Roger Tounesend, knight, and Nicholas Sydney, to hold to them and the heirs of the bodies of the said William and Thomasine, to the use of the said William and Thomasine and the heirs of their bodies, by virtue of which they were seised thereof, to wit the said Roger and Nicholas in their demesne as of free tenement, and the said William and Thomasine in their demesne as of fee tail, to the use aforesaid; and afterwards the said William took the said Thomasine to wife, and they had issue between them the aforesaid Dorothy; and afterwards the aforesaid Thomasine died so seised, and the said William, Roger and Nicholas were seised thereof by survivorship; and afterwards the said Roger died, and the said William and Nicholas were seised thereof by survivorship; and afterwards the said William died, and the said Nicholas was and still is seised thereof by survivorship in his demesne as of free tenement to the use aforesaid.
He died 12 March, 14 Henry VII. The said Dorothy, aged 22 and more, and Elizabeth, aged 9 and more, and Margaret, aged 7 and more, sisters of the same Dorothy, are his daughters and heirs.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Herkested, worth 18l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 2s. rent at Easter and Michaelmas equally.
Manor of Holbrok, worth 40l., held of the earl of Surrey, as of the manor of Framyngham, service unknown.
C. Series. II. Vol. 14. (7.)