Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550

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 501-550', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915), pp. 315-343. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp315-343 [accessed 14 June 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 315-343. British History Online, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp315-343.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 315-343. British History Online. Web. 14 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp315-343.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 501-550

501. CHRISTOPHER WHITYNG.
Writ 10 July, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 5 November, 17 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 500.
SOMERSET. A third part of thirty messuages, 1,000a. land, 100a. meadow, 40a. wood, 40s. rent and two corn-mills, in Melcombe, in the manor of North Pederton, worth 40s., held of Nicholas Bluet, by knight service.
A third part of six messuages, 300a. land, 20a. meadow, 3a. wood and 20s. rent, in Heythorne, within the manor of Kyngesbury, worth 30s., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells in socage.
A third part of a messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 1a. wood, in Stath, worth 10s., held of Thomas Norton and Alexander Bolour, service unknown.
A third part of three tenements, three cottages with a curtilage, 14a. meadow, 16a. arable, 30a. pasture and 8a. wood, in Gayspore, worth 20s., held of the lord Ferrys, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (9 bis.) E. Series II. File 897 (b). (6.)
502. CHRISTOPHER WHITYNG.
Writ 10 July, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 17 Henry VII.
He died seised, &c. Other findings as in No. 500. Cf. No. 782.
WILTS. A third part of a messuage, 500a. arable, 100a. meadow, 1,000a. pasture on ‘le Feld’ and ‘Downe,’ and 200a. wood, in Cotyngton, worth 60s., held of the lord Mautravers, in socage.
A third part of a messuage, two cottages, a water-mill, 140a. land, 6a. meadow, in Woodborough, worth 26s. 8d., held of John Benger and John Clevedon, by 3s. 1d. rent yearly.
A third part of a messuage, …, 140a. arable, 20a. meadow, 5a. wood, in Shalbourne, worth 13s. 4d., held of the duke of Buckingham, as of his manor of Wexcombe, service unknown.
A third part of a messuage, 140a. arable, 10a. meadow, in Alcanyngis and Alyngton next Canyngis, worth 26s. 6d., held of the lord Dalaware in socage.
A third part of a rent of 12s. in Esteverleygh and Colyngbourne Abbots.
A third part of … messuages, 200a. land in Tyleshed, worth 13s. 4d., held of the abbess of Syon, service unknown.
A third part of a messuage, 100a. arable, 6a. meadow, in Coldecote, worth 13s. 4d., held of the lord de Stourton, in socage.
A third part of seventeen tenements, nine cottages, two tofts, 400a. arable, 100a. pasture, 42a. meadow, 4a. furze, 40a. wood and one virgate of land, in Selysclevedon, Wolverton and Overselys, with common of pasture there, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of Nicholas Lisle, knight, service unknown.
A third part of four tenements, five cottages, 200a. arable, 100a. meadow, 100a. wood, 100a. pasture, in Mere, Merewoodlond, Horsyngton, Pymperleys and Wetlane, worth 5 marks, held of the prince, as of his manor of Mere, service unknown.
A third part of 60a. arable, 4a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Bourton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the earl of Hereford, as of his manor of Monkenfarlegh.
A third part of 10a. meadow, in Hache next Lynle, called ‘Mere Mede,’ worth 5s., held of John Seynt John, clerk, as of his manor of Hache.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (10 bis.)
503. ROBERT BAYNARD, esquire.
Writ 27 August, inquisition 26 October, 17 Henry VII.
He died 27 August, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Philip Baynard, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Sylchestre, worth 20l., held of Walter Herbert, knight, as of his manor of Chepstow (Stroglia), service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (11 bis.)
504. ROBERT BAYNARD, esquire.
Writ 27 August, inquisition the last day but one of October, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated at Lakham, 20 August, 15 Henry VII, enfeoffed Robert Willoughby, knight, lord de Broke, with others in the same charter named, for the performance of his last will, which will, sealed with his seal, was shown to the jury.
Death and heir as in No. 503.
WILTS. Manor of Lakham, worth 40 marks, held of Walter Herbert, knight, as of his manor of Chepstow (Stroglia), service unknown.
Manor of Helmerton, worth 10l., held of the said Walter, as of the said manor, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (12 bis.)
505. JOHN MONPESSON.
Writ 12 December, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 1 October, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Langford, Batehampton, and Depford, and land, &c. in Babton, Fyssherton, Wely and Chesilbury, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter 10 June, 15 Henry VII, enfeoffed Henry Mompesson, clerk, John Bonham, Robert Unwyn and John Mervyn, esquires, thereof, for the performance of his last will, as in his last will more fully is contained.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Neweton Tony in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 12 June, 14 Henry VII, enfeoffed John Kyngesmyll, serjeant-at-law, Henry Mompesson, clerk, William Frost, John Bonham and John Mervyn thereof, to his own use for life, with remainder thereof to William Mompesson and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said John, with remainder in default to the right heirs of John.
He was similarly seised in fee the day he died, as in right of Isabel late his wife, now deceased, of the under-mentioned manors of Segre, Somerford and Litilton.
He died the last day of November last. John Mompesson, aged 22 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Drew (Drugonis) his son.
WILTS. Manor of Hangyng Langford, worth 9 marks, held of the abbess of the monastery of St. Edith of Wilton, by fealty and 100s. rent at Michaelmas for all services.
Manor of Batehampton, worth 20 marks, held of the bishop of Rochester, by fealty and the rent of a pair of gilt spurs, of the value of 6d., or 6d. therefore, at Martlemas yearly, for all service.
Manor of Depford, worth 5 marks, held of Robert Pagand, by fealty and the rent of 1/2lb. of cummin at Michaelmas yearly, for all service.
Three messuages and three virgates of land in Babton, worth 33s. 4d., held of John Pawelet, esquire, as of his manor of Fyssherton Dalamer, by fealty only, for all service.
A half virgate of land in Fyssherton Dalamer, worth 5s., held of the said John Paulet, as of his manor of Fyssherton Dalamere, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and three and a half virgates of land in Wely Abbatissa, worth 20s., held of the abbess aforesaid, by fealty and 20s. rent at Michaelmas, for all service.
A messuage and three virgates of land in Chesilbury, worth 20s., held of Geoffrey Croke of Chesylbury aforesaid, by fealty and 1/2d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Neweton Tony, worth 10 marks, held of Bartholomew Rede, by fealty and 53s. rent yearly at Michaelmas.
Manor of Segre, worth 10 marks, held of Reynold Bernewell, by fealty and the rent of a pair of gilt spurs yearly at Whitsuntide.
Manor of Broad (Magna) Somerford, worth 10 marks, held of George, lord Burgavenny, as of his castle of Ewyas in the March of Wales, by fealty and 13s. 4d. rent yearly at Michaelmas.
Manor of Litilton Drue, worth 7l., held of Henry Trase, as of the manor of Deynton, by fealty only.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (14 bis.)
506. ROBERT TWYSYLL.
Writ 16 November, inquisition 20 January, 17 Henry VII.
The said Robert Twysill was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed George Caple, John Caple and Richard Payn, clerk, thereof (the messuage in Harsfild and a cottage in Stanley excepted) to the use of himself and Margaret, his wife, and his heirs.
Of the said messuage in Harsfild and of a cottage in Stanley Regis, wherein Richard Walcley now dwells, he enfeoffed the said John Caple, William Clynton and Edward Skydmore, to the use of one Payn Twysill, his younger son, till the said Payn came to the age of twenty-six years, and thereafter to the use of himself and his heirs.
He died 14 December, in the aforesaid year of the said king. George Twysill, aged 25 and more, is his son and heir.
GLOUCESTER. A messuage, a virgate of land, four cottages and 20a. arable, in Stanley Regis, whereof the said messuage and virgate are held of the king in chief, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee, and are worth 13s. 4d., and the four cottages and 20a. are held of the earl of Arundell, service unknown, and are worth 4s. 8d.
A messuage and a cottage in Uley, worth 20s., held of Giles Basset, service unknown.
A messuage in Framlode, or Framelode, worth 3l.
Two cottages in Sall, worth 6s. 8d.
Three hundred acres of pasture called ‘le Hay’ and 200a. meadow, in Standyssh.
Forty acres of arable in Culthrop.
Eight acres of land in Hardewike, or Hardwyke.
The said land, &c. in Standissh, Culthrop and Hardwyke are worth 14l. 13s. 4d.
The said land, &c. in Framelode, Sall, Standyssh, Hardwyke and Culthorp are held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Peter of Gloucester, service unknown.
A messuage in Harsfild, held of the duke of Bukyngam, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (15 bis.) E. Series II. File 342. (6.)
507. MARMADUKE BEKE.
Writ of Mandamus 15 October, inquisition 22 October, 17 Henry VII.
Marmaduke Beeke, named in the writ, died 26 October, 13 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Thomas Beke, aged 15 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor and advowson of Huysshe, a messuage, or tenement, called Shaa, seven messuages, 200a. land, 10a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 30a. wood, in Huysshe and Okeburn Seynt George, held of the king in chief, by fealty and 13s. 4d. rent at Michaelmas yearly, for all service. The said manor (sic) of Huysshe and Okeburn Seynt George are (sic) worth 4l. yearly beyond outgoings.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (16 bis.)
508. RICHARD BRACEBRIGGE, esquire.
Writ 27 November, inquisition 4 January, 17 Henry VII.
Richard Brasbrigg, of Kynnesburye, co. Warwick, esquire, held no lands, &c. in the city of Lincoln, county of the city, liberties, suburbs, or precinct of the same at his decease; but one Thomas Pultney, knight, Edmund Lucy and Edward Belknap, esquires, and others were seised of the under-mentioned manor, by the gift and feoffment of the said Richard and others, to them, their heirs and assigns, the date whereof is ——; to hold to them, their heirs and assigns in manner and form following, as appears in certain indentures of covenants made between Richard Bracebrigg, esquire, and John Bracebrigg, his son and heir, of the one part, and Rose Pultney, then widow, of the other, dated 6 July, 12 Henry VII, to wit that the said Thomas Pultney, Edmund Lucy, Edward Belknap, and the others should stand and shall be enfeoffed of the said manor after the death of the said Richard, the father, to the use of the said John Brasbrigg and Rose Pultney, in name of the said Rose’s jointure, and should suffer [them] to take the profits thereof to the use of the said Rose for the term of her life, and if the said John Brasbrigg survived the said Richard, his father, then the said feoffees should stand and shall be enfeoffed thereof to the use of the said Rose and her assigns for the term of eight years immediately following and fully to be completed after the decease of the said Richard, and throughout the said term of eight years should suffer [her] to take the profits for the use and preferment of Katharine and Margaret, her daughters; and after the determination of the said term, and after the death of the said Rose should stand and be enfeoffed of the said manor, to the use of the right heirs of the said Richard and of John, his son and heir, for ever.
He died 16 November last in the year aforesaid. John Bracebrigg, aged 50 and more, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN CITY. Manor of Southall in Brasbrigg, worth 9l. 6s. 8d., held of the most noble lady, the lady Margaret, countess of Richmond, as of her manor of Burne, co. Lincoln, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, as more plainly appears among the records of the king in the exchequer in the Originalia of the first year of King Henry IV.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (17 bis.)
509. JOHN GYES, knight.
Writ 4 October, inquisition 5 November, 17 Henry VII.
The said John Gyse was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 23 September, 1 Richard III, by the name of John Gyse, esquire, son and heir of John Gyse, late of Elmore, co. Gloucester, thereof enfeoffed Thomas Felde, rector of the church of Wegynton, Thomas Hykkys, rector of the church of Kyngeston Seymour, William Baron and Robert Gresewold, to the use of himself and Anne, his wife, and his heirs of the body of the said Anne begotten, with remainder in default to his right heirs, and to make an estate thereof in the manner aforesaid when thereto required by them, the said John and Anne, or either of them, as in the said charter and in certain indentures made thereof upon the marriage of the said John and Anne more fully appears. By virtue of which feoffment the said Thomas and the others were and still are seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
He died the last day of September last. The said Anne survived him and is still living. John Gyse is his son and heir of the body of the said Anne begotten, and is aged 16 and more. Cf. Nos. 489, 510.
BEDFORD. Manor of Aspeley Gyse, held of Reynold Bray, knight, as of the castle of his manor of Bedford, service unknown. It is extended at 35l. yearly beyond outgoings.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (18 bis.)
510. JOHN GYES, knight.
Writ 4 October, inquisition 3 November, 17 Henry VII.
The said John Gyes and one Richard Berkeley, esquire, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 29 June, 16 Henry VII, gave it to Maurice Berkeley, Edmund Hampden, esquires, Richard Lytelton and Robert Cole, gentilmen,’ who survive, to the use of himself and Anne, his wife, and his heirs, to make estate in form aforesaid to the said John and Anne or either of them at either of their requests. They were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
Death as in No. 509. John Gyes is his son and heir, aged 16 and more.
GLOUCESTER TOWN. Manor of Elmore, in the county of the town of Gloucester, held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, as of the honor of Hereford, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee and the rent of a clove yearly. It is extended at 46l. yearly beyond outgoings.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (19 bis.) E. Series II. File 391. (1.)
511. WILLIAM INGELBY, knight.
Writ 20 December, inquisition 17 January, 17 Henry VII.
He died 4 December, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Ingilby, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 512, 539, 556.
LINCOLN. Manor of Spridlyngton, called ‘Sowth Maner,’ worth 7l., held of the heirs of William de Kymay, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (20 bis.)
512. WILLIAM INGELBY, knight.
Writ 20 December, inquisition 30 January, 17 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 511.
ESSEX. Manor of Chaldewell, called ‘Ingilbyes,’ in Chaldewell, worth 9l. 14s. 1d., held of the duke of Bukingham, as of his manor of Fobbyng, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (21 bis.)
513. THOMAS BYFLETE, ‘gentilman.’
Writ 22 July, 15 Henry VII; inquisition 20 October, 17 Henry VII.
He died 20 July, 15 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Northamton; seised in fee of the other under-mentioned manors, land, &c. John Byflete, aged 30 and more, is his brother and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Basyng, worth 100s., held of Thomas Langton, bishop of Winchester, as of his castle, or manor, of Wulvessey, by the rent of a red rose at Midsummer, if demanded, for all service.
Manor of Welle, worth 66s. 8d., held of the bishop of Winchester, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee and suit of his court of St. Giles twice a year, for all service.
Two messuages, 100a. land, in Northamton, in the parish of Micheldever, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Hyde by Winchester, as of his manor of Micheldever, by fealty only, for all service.
Sixty acres of land in Estwodhay, worth 10s., held of the said bishop of Winchester, by service of 1lb. pepper, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (22 bis.)
514. WILLIAM PYNCHEBEK.
Writ of Mandamus 27 November, inquisition 17 January, 17 Henry VII.
William Pynchebek, late of Whapelod, died 6 April, 4 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned two acres in Whaplod, and seised of the under-mentioned land in Whapelod and Holbich.
One William Pynchebek is his son and next heir and was aged 4 on the day of his father’s death, and on the day of the taking of this inquisition is aged 12. William Warde, late of Spaldyng, co. Lincoln, ‘yoman,’ and Robert Elderton, of the same, ‘yoman,’ and Richard Galy, of Bykkyr, in the county aforesaid, ‘gentilman,’ have taken the issues and profits, of their own wrong (ex injuria sua propria), from the time of the death of the said William, the father, to the day of the taking of this inquisition.
LINCOLN. Two acres of land in Whaplod, held of the king in chief, by knight service, but by what rent the jurors know not.
Ten acres of land, 20a. meadow, 15a. pasture and 16a. salt-marsh, in the towns of Whapelod and Holbich, severally held of the abbot of Croyland and of the lord de Dakyrs, services unknown.
The said lands and tenements are worth 30s. beyond outgoings, and no more.
Memorandum endorsed that, by order of William, archbishop of Canterbury, the chancellor, with the assent of John Ernley, the king’s attorney, this inquisition was voided, 11 February, 5 Henry VIII, as not indented according to the form of the statute 34 Edward III.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (23 bis.) E. Series II. File 543. (1.)
515. EVERARD PYNCHEBEKE.
Writ of Mandamus 10 November, inquisition 17 January, 17 Henry VII.
He died 6 August, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. William Pynchbek, aged 12 on the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of William Pynchbek, his brother. Robert Eldyrton, late of Spaldyng, co. Lincoln, ‘yoman,’ and Richard Galye, of Bykkyr, in the same county, ‘gentylman,’ have taken the issues and profits of the said land, &c. wrongly, from the time of his death to the day of the taking of this inquisition.
LINCOLN. Three acres of land lying in Qwhaplode with 1a. land in Holbech and 1a. land in Gedney, held of the king in chief, by knight service, but by what rent the jurors know not.
Thirteen acres of land Qwhaplode, as of his manor of Qwhaplode (sic), which are held of the abbot of Croyland, service unknown.
Ten acres of land in Qwhaplode, held of Thomas, earl of Surrey, as of his manor of Tylneye, service unknown.
Twelve acres of land in Holbech, held of Thomas Fynes, lord de Daker, as of his manor of Holbech, service unknown.
Eight acres of land in Gedney, held of the abbot of Croyland, as of his manor of Gedney, service unknown.
All the said lands and tenements are worth five marks beyond outgoings.
Memorandum endorsed as in No. 514.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (24 bis.) E. Series II. File 544. (13.)
516. RICHARD PYPERD.
Writ 21 October, inquisition 30 October, 17 Henry VII.
The said Richard Pypard died 14 October last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Thomas Pipard, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. A messuage, 40a. land, 20a. pasture, 16a. meadow, 10a. wood and 20a. furze and heath, in Alderbury, worth 10s., held of the king in chief, by fealty and 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
Three cottages, with 3a. land, in Alderbury, worth 8s., held of the prior of Ivechurche, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (25 bis.)
517. JOHN HUTTON, esquire.
Writ 10 November, inquisition 12 April, 17 Henry VII.
Robert Hawkyns, Christopher Medylton, Richard Spenser and William Pratte were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to Thomas Hutton, clerk, John Hutton, gentleman, in the writ named, and Richard Lucas, clerk, to the use of the said Thomas and John Hutton and their heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, the said Thomas and John in fee, and the said Richard in his demesne as of free tenement. Afterwards the said John Hutton died so seised and the said Thomas and Richard survived him and were and still are respectively seised thereof, as above.
By his last will he gave all the abovesaid land, &c. to the said Thomas Hutton, clerk, to him and his heirs, inasmuch as they were bought with the moneys of the said Thomas, affirming that he had nought else wherewith he could recompense the said Thomas for his moneys except with the land, &c. abovesaid.
He died 3 November last. Thomas Hutton, the younger, aged 7 and more, is his son and heir.
HUNTINGDON. Manor of Little Paxton, four messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 12a. wood, 20s. rent, in Little Paxton and Great Paxton; the manor and land, &c. in Little Paxton are held of the king, as of the honor of Huntingdon, service unknown, and the land, &c. in Great Paxton, called ‘Englyse,’ are held of Robert Bulkeley, as of his manor there, called ‘de la Hayes maner,’ service unknown; all the aforesaid lands and tenements are worth 7 marks beyond outgoings.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (26 bis.) E. Series II. File 62. (2.)
518. JOHN HUTTON, esquire.
Writ 10 November, inquisition 10 April, 17 Henry VII.
William Danseth was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Conyton in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to Thomas and John Hutton and Richard Lucas, as in No. 517.
Edward Sawnder was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Over, and, being so seised, gave it to the said Thomas, John and Richard, as above.
John Thryplowe was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Lolwurth in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to the said Thomas, John and Richard, as above.
Robert Hawkyns and others, as in No. 517, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Hogyngton, and, being so seised, gave it to the said Thomas, John and Richard, as above.
Will, death and heir, as in No. 517.
CAMBRIDGE. Manor of Conyton, worth 10 marks, held of Hardwyn de Scalar’, as of his manor of Hover Hall, service unknown.
Certain lands and tenements, meadow, leasowes, rents, &c., in Over, worth 6 marks, held of the bishop of Ely, as of his manor of Dytton, service unknown.
A tenement, or messuage, in Lolwurth, worth 4 marks, held of Edward Langley, as of his manor in Lolwurth, service unknown.
A tenement, or messuage, in Hogyngton, worth 5 marks, held of the prior of Barnewell, in right of his church, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (27 bis.) E. Series II. File 62. (1.)
519. WILLIAM BYRMYNGEHAM.
Commission of Concealments, 4 July, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 21 April, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Shutford in fee, and, being so seised, suffered a recovery thereof, Michaelmas Term, 5 Henry VII, to John Lacy, clerk, and Thomas Halle, to the use of Margaret, his wife, for the term of her life, and after her decease to the use of him and his heirs for ever. They entered and were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the same use, and afterwards he died, and they were, and still are, seised thereof to the use of the said Margaret for the term of her life, and after her death to the use of Edward Byrmyngeham, his cousin and heir.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Nederorton in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said John Lacy and William Lacy thereof, a messuage, a virgate of land and three tofts in Nederorton excepted, to the use of the said Margaret for the term of her life, and after her death to the use of him and his heirs for ever. They were seised thereof accordingly to the same use.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Little Tewe, &c., and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said John and William Lacy, to the use of the said Margaret for the term of her life, and after her death to the use of him and his heirs for ever. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the same use.
He was seised in fee at his death of the said messuage, &c. in Nederorton, excepted as above.
He died 7 June, 15 Henry VII. Edward Byrmyngeham is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Nicholas his son. The said Edward is 5 years old and more. Cf. Nos. 257, 484, 528.
OXFORD. Manor of Shutford, worth 8l., held of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown.
Manor of Nederorton, with the said lands and tenements there, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king, by knight service.
Manor of Little Tewe, two messuages, 100a. land in Little Tewe and Great Tewe, worth 30s., held of the king, as of the manor of Wodstok, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 15. (28 bis.)
520. JOHN SMYTH.
Writ 13 September, inquisition 10 April, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Henry his son, Thomas Bonde, John Porter and William Saunders thereof, for the performance of his last will to them thereof declared, and thereafter to the use of the said Henry Smyth and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly to the intent aforesaid.
He died 3 September last. The said Henry Smyth, aged 28 and more, is his son and heir.
WARWICK. Four messuages, three cottages, 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 200a. wood, in Allesley, worth 10 marks, held of George, lord de Burgeavenny, by fealty and 15s. rent.
Two messuages, 100a. meadow, 100a. land, 300a. pasture, 300a. wood, in Flecchamsted, worth 10l., held of the abbot of Stonley, service unknown.
A messuage in Brynklow, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Leek, esquire, service unknown.
Three messuages, three virgates of land, in Esynhull, worth 6l., held of Nicholas Malory, esquire, by fealty and the rent of 1lb. pepper.
Three messuages, 300a. land, in Neubold upon (super) Aven, worth 4l., held of the abbot of Pypwell, service unknown.
Three messuages, two virgates of land, in Willoughby, worth 40s., held of the president of the college of St. Mary Magdalen in Oxford, by fealty only.
Three messuages, 200a. land, in Knyghtcote, worth 4l., held of Edward Belknap, esquire, service unkown.
Two messuages, 100a. land, in Fenny Compton, worth 60s., held of William Coope, esquire, by fealty and the rent of 1lb. pepper.
Six messuages, ten virgates of land, in Weston under (subtus) Wetheley, worth 8l., held of the said Edward Belknap, service unknown.
A messuage and two virgates of land, in Lemyngton Priors (Prioris), worth 30s., held of the said Edward Belknap, service unknown.
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521. JOHN HUNTELEY.
Writ of Quce plura 22 February, inquisition 7 March, 17 Henry VII.
Whereas by an inquisition (No. 111) taken before William Lang and Roger Holand, late the king’s commissioners in co. Somerset, by virtue of the king’s commission directed to them and others in the said commission named, it was found that John Hunteley, in the commission named, was seised of the manor of Nethiratbere, &c. held as under; that the same John died 1 March, 11 Henry VII; and that John Hunteley was his son and heir and under age; the jurors say that over and beside the said manor, &c. one Agnes Huntley, long before the decease of the said John, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Sheplode &c. in fee, and, being so seised, took to husband the said John, and they had issue between them John Huntley, the younger. She died so seised and he survived her, and was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement by the curtesy, with reversion thereof expectant to the said John, the younger, and died so seised.
John Huntley, the younger, is son and heir of the said John and Agnes, and at the time of this inquisition is aged 21 and more. Cf. Vol. I. No. 1202.
SOMERSET. Two parts of the manor of Nethiratbere, or Netheradber, worth 10l., held of the king, by knight-service, as of his earldom of Salisbury.
Three messuages and a cottage, with a close to the same adjacent and 35a. arable, in Overatbere, or Overadber, worth 20s., held of the king, by knight-service, as of his said earldom.
A messuage, with a close to the same adjacent, and 20a. arable, in Homere, worth 6s. 8d., held of the king, by knight-service, as of his said earldom.
A fourth part of the manor of Sheplode, worth 46s. 8d., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, in right of his church, service unknown.
Thirty acres of land, 5a. meadow, in Sisterhampton, Chynnok and Worll, worth 14s., held of the prior of Montageu, in right of his church, service unknown.
Twenty-five acres of land in Westkoker, worth 4s., held of William Knyvet, knight, and of Joan, his wife, in her right, service unknown.
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522. WILLIAM BROUNSOP.
Writ 3 March, inquisition 10 May, 17 Henry VII.
He died 12 March, 16 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. John Brounsop, aged 30 and more the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his son and heir.
DORSET. A messuage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Stourepayn, worth 40s., held of Thomas Husee, esquire, by fealty and by service of doing suit to the court of Stourepayn twice a year and by rendering to the said Thomas yearly 1lb. cummin, for all service.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 6a. meadow, 100a. pasture, in Durweston, worth 60s., held of Henry, earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Durweston, by service of doing suit to the court there twice a year and by rendering to the same earl yearly 6d. for all service.
A messuage, 40a. land, 4a. meadow, and 50a. pasture, in Milborne St. Andrew, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Morton, as of his manor of Milborne St. Andrew, service unknown.
A messuage, 20a. land, 3a. meadow and 20a. pasture, in Lydford by (juxta) Shaftesbury, and three messuages and three gardens, in Shaftesbury, worth 50s., held of the abbess of Shaftesbury, service unknown.
Ten acres of land, 10a. pasture, in Bagbere, in the parish of Middelton, worth 10s., held of the abbot of Middelton, by fealty and by doing suit to the court at Middelton twice a year, for all service.
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523. RICHARD ERLEY.
Commission 6 May, inquisition 8 June, 17 Henry VII.
One William Esturmy, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to one Robert Erley and Joan, his wife, to them and the heirs male which Robert shall beget of her body, with reversion thereof to himself and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of fee and of free tenement respectively, and afterwards she died so seised, and Robert was solely seised thereof by survivorship in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift. He died so seised, whereupon the premises descended to the said Richard, named in the letters patent, as cousin and heir male of the said Robert and Joan, viz. son of John their son. He entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail accordingly, and died so seised without heir male of his body begotten, whereupon the reversion thereof descended to one John Seymer, knight, as cousin and heir of the said William Esturmy, knight, viz. son of John, son of John, son of John, son of Maud, daughter and heir of the said William Esturmy, knight; by virtue of which the said John Seymer, knight, son of John, entered thereon and was, and still is, seised thereof in fee.
He died 24 March last. Margaret Chaffen, aged 30 and more, is his sister and heir. Cf. No. 760.
WILTS. Eight messuages, 500a. land, 40a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 6a. wood, in Burbage and Crofton, worth 10l., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, service unknown.
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524. ELEANOR, COUNTESS OF WILTS.
Writ of Amotus 3 February, inquisition the last day of June, 17 Henry VII.
One William Hody and John Byconell, knights, were seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee inter alia to the use of Thomas Ormond, knight, earl of Ormond, his heirs and assigns, and the performance of his last will, and, being so seised, at his request, by their charter indented, dated 20 February, 4 Henry VII, demised the said manors to the said Eleanor and to one Robert Spenser, knight, then her husband, and their assigns, for the term of her life, with remainder after her decease to the said Thomas, earl of Ormond, and to Master Richard Hill, then dean of the chapel of the king’s household, Gilbert Talbott, Thomas Mountgomery, knights, Henry Vernon, Thomas Grenvild, knights, by the names of Henry Vernon and Thomas Grenvild, esquires, and Henry Burnell, esquire, their heirs and assigns, to the use of the said earl, his heirs and assigns, and for the performance of his last will.
The said Robert and Eleanor were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of free tenement, and, being so seised, she died, and the said Master Richard Hill, Thomas Mountgomery and Henry Burnell, died, and the said earl, Gilbert Talbott, Henry Vernon and Thomas Grenevild survived them, and after her decease entered upon the said manors as upon their remainder and were, and still are, seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
She died 16 August last. Katharine, countess of Northumberland, and Margaret, wife of Thomas Carey, aged respectively 24 and 30 and more on the day of the taking of this inquisition, are her daughters and heirs.
DORSET. Manor of Hasilbere, worth 20l., held of George Nevyll, knight, lord Burgevenny, service unknown.
Manor of Toller Porcorum, worth 3l., held of the said lord Burgevenny, service unknown.
Manor of Pounknoll, worth 40s., held of the said lord Burgevenny, service unknown.
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525. ELEANOR, COUNTESS OF WILTS.
Writ of Amotus 3 February, inquisition 28 June, 17 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 524.
By letters patent, 20 June, 17 Henry VII, the said earl, Gilbert Talbott, Henry Vernon and Thomas Grenvild, or Grenvyld, had the king’s pardon for acquiring the manor of Somerton Erlegh.
SOMERSET. Manor of Somerton Erlegh, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Somerton Randolf, worth 8l., held of the prior of St. Swithun of Winchester, in right of his house, service unknown.
Manor of Kyngesdon, worth 20l., held of the said prior, service unknown.
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526. WILLIAM VAVASOUR, esquire.
Writ of Mandamus wanting; inquisition 24 June, 17 Henry VII.
One Henry Vavasour, knight, by charter enfeoffed Randal (Randulphum) Pygot, knight, Richard Warton, rector of Thyrnescough, and Richard Lytstrer, chaplain, who survive, together with Thomas Fitzwilliam, of Lowth, co. Lincoln, knight, Hamond Sutton, Thomas Vavasour, of Denby, esquires, and other, since deceased, of the under-mentioned manor, to the intent that, immediately after his decease, they should give it to Henry Vavasour, his son, and Elizabeth, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to John Vavasour, brother of the said Henry, and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to his own right heirs. The said Randal, Richard and Richard were, and still are, seised thereof in fee by survivorship to the intent aforesaid.
The said Henry Vavasour and Elizabeth after the death of the said Henry Vavasour, knight, took the profits of the said manor, by virtue of the intent aforesaid up to the day of the obtaining of this writ.
The said William Vavasour died 24 May, 15 Henry VII. The said Henry Vavasour, the son, is brother and next heir of the said William, and is 45 years old and more. Cf. No. 420.
LINCOLN. Manor of Cokeryngton, whereof ten messuages, 200a. pasture, 100a. wood and 20a. meadow, worth 20l., are held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, as of the castle of Bolyngbroke, service unknown; one messuage, 40a. land, 20a. pasture, 10a. meadow, worth 3l., are held of the king, as of his fee of Skotney in socage; and two messuages, 40a. land, 20a. pasture, 10a. meadow, worth 3l., are held of ‘le Vicount Beamont,’ as of his fee of Bayeux (Bayocis), otherwise called ‘Beamount Fee,’ service unknown.
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527. JOHN HEVENYNGHAM, knight.
Writ of Amotus 1 September, inquisition the last day of June, 17 Henry VII.
One Elizabeth, late the wife of Maurice Bruyn, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee tail, to her and the heirs of her body issuing, and, being so seised, had issue Henry Bruyn, knight, who had issue Alice and Elizabeth. Henry died in his mother’s lifetime, and afterwards the said Alice took to husband Robert Harleston, esquire; they had issue between them John, and the said Robert died, and the said Alice survived him; and the said Elizabeth, the daughter, took to husband Thomas Tirell, esquire, and they had issue between them Hugh.
The said Elizabeth, the mother, died seised of the said manors, &c. in fee tail, after whose death they descended to the said Alice and Elizabeth, the daughter, as her cousins and heirs, viz. daughters of the said Henry, her son, whereby the said Thomas Tirell and Elizabeth, the daughter, in her right, and the said Alice, then being sole, entered upon and were seised of the said manors in their demesne as of fee tail, viz. the said Thomas and Elizabeth in her right and the said Alice in her own right.
Afterwards the said Alice took to husband the said John Hevenyngham named in the writ, whereby they and the said Thomas and Elizabeth were seised of the said manors, &c. in fee tail in right of the said Alice and Elizabeth.
John Hevenyngham and Alice had issue Thomas (written over an erasure), and afterwards she died, and he survived her and was seised of all that belonged to her in the said manors, &c. in his demesne as of free tenement, as tenant by the curtesy, and died so seised.
The said Thomas Tirell afterwards died and the said Elizabeth survived him and was seised of all that concerned her in the said manors, in fee tail, and died so seised; after whose death what belonged to her therein descended to William Tirell, her son and heir.
He died 10 May, 14 Henry VII. John (written over an erasure) Hevenyngham is his cousin (cognatus) and heir, aged 30 and more.
Clement Harleston is cousin (consanguineus) and heir of the said Alice, late wife of the said John Hevenyngham, of her body begotten, viz. son of the said John Harleston her son, and is 7 years old and more. Cf. Nos. 306, 307, 383, 425.
LINCOLN. Manor of Carleton Panell, held of Robert Tailbois, esquire, service unknown; a moiety of the said manor is worth beyond outgoings 10 marks.
Manor of Ireby, or Irby, held of the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown; a moiety thereof is worth 40s.
Manor of Wurleby, held of the said prior, service unknown; a moiety thereof is worth 100s.
Manor of Kelyngholme, held of the abbot of Thorneton, service unknown; a moiety thereof is worth 40s.
Three messuages, two tofts, a bovate of land, 30a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 300a. wood, in Glamfordbrigge, Wraby, Braughton and Ireby; one messuage whereof and 300a. wood are in the town of Braughton, are held of Hugh Cressy, service unknown; a moiety of the said messuage and wood is worth 40s.; the other messuages, two tofts, a bovate of land, 30a. pasture, and 20a. meadow are in Glamfordbrigge and Ireby, are held of William Tirwit, knight, service unknown, and a moiety thereof is worth 40s.
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528. WILLIAM BYRMYNGEHAM.
Commission of Concealments 9 June, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 8 October, 18 Henry VII.
He died 6 June, 15 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee tail, viz. to himself and the heirs of his body, with reversion thereof expectant to him and his heirs for ever. Edward Byrmyngeham is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Nicholas his son, and is aged, on the day of the taking of this inquisition, 6 and more. Cf. Nos. 257, 484, 519.
WARWICK. Manor of Brymyngeham, or Byrmyngeham, worth 100l., held of William (sic) Sutton, lord de Dudley, knight, by service of one knight’s fee.
The said Edward (sic), lord de Dudley, after the death of the said William Byrmyngeham entered into the said manor and has taken the issues and profits thereof, from the time of the death of the said William Byrmyngeham to the day of the taking of this inquisition, to his own use.
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529. ELIZABETH PONCHERDON, widow.
Writ of Amotus, 6 February, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 20 January, 17 Henry VII.
Long before her decease one Richard Clyvedon and Peter Bevero, clerk, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to Richard Ponchardon and her, the said Elizabeth, then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of his body, as by their charter and by the king’s licence, 18 Henry VI, and by an inquisition before Philip More, escheator, taken 18 June, [6] Edward IV, after the death of the said Richard Ponchardon, appears.
They were seised thereof accordingly, the said Richard in fee tail and the said Elizabeth in her demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards they had issue Walter, Maud, Philippa and Anne; and afterwards the said Richard died and she was seised thereof as aforesaid by survivorship, and the reversion thereof descended to the said Walter Poncherdon, as son and heir of the said Richard Ponchardon of his body begotten.
Afterwards the said Walter died seised of the said reversion, in fee tail, by virtue of the gift, without heir of his body begotten, whereupon the reversion descended to the said Maud, Philippa and Anne, as his sisters and heirs, and they were seised thereof in fee tail, by virtue of the gift; and, being so seised, the said Maud had issue William Okeden and died; and afterwards the said Elizabeth Ponchardon died, whereupon the said manor descended to the said Philippa, Anne, now the wife of Thomas Sendy, and the said William Okeden, son and heir of the said Maud, eldest daughter (enicie filie) of the said Richard Ponchardon.
She died 15 August, 14 Henry VII. The said Philippa is aged 60, the said Anne is aged 50 and the said William Okeden is aged 30 and more on the day of the taking of this inquisition.
HANTS. Manor of Elyngham, worth 4l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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530. MAUD late the wife of WILLIAM COOKE.
Writ of Certiorari 20 February, 16 Henry VII; inquisition, 20 November, 17 Henry VII.
HANTS. The writ recites that, by inquisition before William Haket, escheator of King Edward IV, taken de mandato, it was found that the manor of Faccombe, with the advowson of the church there, held of the king in chief by service of 1/5 of a knight’s fee, by or after the death of Richard Punchardon, or by reason of the minority of Walter Punchardon, his son and heir, came (devenerunt) to the king’s hands, and that Maud, wife of William Cooke, Philippa, wife of Thomas Leweston, and Anne, wife of Thomas Sendy, then were sisters and heirs of the said Walter, and of full age; that the said Maud died before the said William Cooke and Maud, in her right, had sued livery of the said manor and advowson out of the king’s hands after Walter’s death; and orders the sheriff to enquire when the said Maud died and who is her heir.
The said Maud died 20 August, 14 Henry VII. William Okeden is her son and heir, aged at the time of the taking of this inquisition 37 and more.
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531. JOHN PERCYVALL.
Writ of Mandamus 12 June, inquisition 29 September, 17 Henry VII.
He died 25 September, 13 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. James Percyvale, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. Twelve messuages in Weston in Gordano, worth 10l., held of Elizabeth, queen of England, as of the honor of Troubrygge, by fealty and 16d. rent, for all service.
Six messuages in Carampton, worth 7l., held of William, earl of Pembroke, as of his honor of his castle of Dunster, by fealty and 6d. rent yearly.
Seven messuages in Butcomb, Stoke, and Nenmett, worth 8l., held of the abbot of Flaxley, as of his manor of Rachelbery, service unknown.
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532. JOAN COWEPER, widow, late the wife of RICHARD COK.
Writ of Melius inquirendo 26 July, inquisition 17 August, 17 Henry VII.
LONDON. The writ recites No. 533, and directs the escheator to inquire to whom the reversion of the said messuages after her decease ought to belong.
The jurors say that, by the will of the said Richard, the said messuages were to revert, after her decease, to his right heirs; that he had issue Richard, who died in the said Joan’s lifetime without heir, general or special; and that therefore the reversion of the said messuages, after the death of the said Joan, was, is and ought to be expectant to the king, as his escheat, inasmuch as they are held of the king, as in the said former inquisition was found.
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533. JOAN COWEPER, widow, late the wife of RICHARD COK.
Writ of Mandamus 4 June, inquisition 18 June, 17 Henry VII.
Richard Cok named in the writ was seised of the under-mentioned messuages in fee long before the said Joan had anything therein, and being so seised, by his last will bequeathed them to the said Joan for the term of her life.
The said Richard died 16 June, 35 Henry VI, after whose death the said Joan, by virtue of the above bequest, entered into the said messuages, and was thereof seised in her demesne as of free tenement, and died so seised.
She died without heir 18 February, 11 Henry VII.
Immediately after her decease one Peter Curteys entered upon the said messuages and took the issues and profits from her decease to 10 May, 13 Henry VII, by what title the jurors know not. One John Mason entered and took the issues and profits thereof from the said 10 May to 20 February, 14 Henry VII, by what title they know not. John Morton, late archbishop of Canterbury, entered and took the issues and profits from the said 20 February to 11 September, 16 Henry VII, by what title they know not. John Morton, cousin and heir of the said archbishop, and John Colop, entered and took the issues and profits from the said 11 September to the day of this inquisition, by what title they know not.
LONDON. Fourteen messuages in the parish of All Hallows Stanynges, worth 6l., held of the king by free service of 1d. yearly.
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534. GEOFFREY BYRD, CITIZEN OF LONDON.
Writ of Mandamus 12 May, inquisition 9 June, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in fee, and died so seised, after whose death one Margaret, late his wife, immediately entered thereon, without title and contrary to the law and custom of the realm, and took the issues and profits thereof from 21 July, 34 Henry VI, to 17 May, 7 Henry VII. After her death, one Thomas Asshe intruded therein and profited thereby (in eisdem se abatavit) and took the issues and profits from the said 17 May, 7 Henry VII, to 20 March last past, by what title the jurors know not.
He died 21 July, 34 Henry VI. Maud Lambart, widow, who survives, is his daughter and heir, aged 65 and more at the time of the taking of this inquisition.
LONDON. Two messuages and two shops, with a garden, one called ‘le Belhous’ and the other ‘le Scomer,’ and eight curtilages, adjacent together in Hundesdich, in the parish of St. Botolph without Algate, within the ward of Portsoken, worth 5 marks, held of the prior of Crischurch beside the Tower of London, in right of his church, by the rent of 8s. 6d. yearly.
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535. WILLIAM BEDWHALE.
Writ 6 June, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 15 October, 18 Henry VII.
He died 11 May last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Elizabeth, wife of William Cottusmore, is his daughter and heir, aged 24 and more.
BERKS. Manor of Crowchys alias Dentes in Bastylden, worth 100s., held of the lord St. Amand, by service of fealty and 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
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536. WILLIAM BEDWHALE.
Writ 6 June, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 14 October, 18 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 535.
OXFORD. Manor of Huntercombe in Ippesdene, worth 106s. 8d., held of Richard Restewold, esquire, service unknown.
A messuage formerly ‘Arundelles,’ in Ippesdene, worth 40s., held of the lord Hasting, by service of fealty and 13s. 4d. rent yearly.
A messuage and a carucate of land at Greymarehyll, in the parish of South Stoke, worth 16s. 8d., held of the abbot of Eynsham, by service of fealty and 26s. 8d. rent yearly.
A messuage and two virgates of land, in South Stoke, called ‘Wardeslondes,’ worth 13s. 4d., held of the abbot of Eynsham aforesaid, by service of fealty and 10s. rent yearly.
A messuage and a virgate of land, in the parish of Goryng, and five several closes called ‘Noxes’ and ‘Lambaldes,’ in the parish of Goryng, worth 10s. beyond outgoings, held of the prioress of Goryng, by service of fealty and a yearly rent, viz. for the messuage 6s. 8d. and for the five closes 10s.
A messuage and two virgates of land in Whytchurche, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of his honor of Wallyngford, by service of fealty and 3s. 4d. rent yearly.
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537. WILLIAM WYNNESBURY.
Writ 4 June, inquisition 28 June, 17 Henry VII.
He held, the day he died, in his demesne as of fee the undermentioned messuage, &c. and manor, &c.
He died Tuesday after Whitsuntide last. Alice Lyttelton, wife of Richard Lyttelton, is his daughter and heir, and is aged 40 and more.
STAFFORD. A messuage, a virgate of land, and 26s. 8d. rent, in Huntyngton, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, viz. by service of keeping the king’s hey of Toddesley, in the forest of Cannok, and by paying to the king yearly 26s. 8d., to wit at Michaelmas and Lady Day equally for the herbage of the said hey and other customs to the keeping of the said hey belonging, for all service; the said messuage is worth nothing because it lies wholly prostrated; the said virgate of land is worth 6s. 8d.; the said rent is payable at Lady Day and Michaelmas yearly.
Manor of Pilaton Hall, 3a. land, 4a. meadow, in Penkeriche, the manor held of the abbot of Burton upon Trent, by fealty and 16s. rent, to the abbot and his successors, yearly for all service, it is worth 30s.; the said 3a. land, 4a. meadow held of Robert Welewhby, knight, lord Broke, as of his manor of Penkeriche, service unknown, worth 6d.
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538. JOHN METCALF.
Writ 7 May, inquisition 10 June, 17 Henry VII.
Ellen, late the wife of the said John Metcalf, named in the writ, late alderman of the city of York, was seised of the under-mentioned messuages &c. in fee, and, being so seised, took to husband the said John, by virtue of which he was seised of the said messuages, &c. in fee in her right, and they had issue between them one John Metcalf. Afterwards she died, and he survived her, and was seised of the said messuages, &c. as tenant by the curtesy in his demesne as of free tenement, with reversion thereof expectant to the said John Metcalf, as her son and heir.
He died 8 February last. The said John Metcalf is son and heir of the said John and Ellen and on 8 August last was aged 13.
YORK CITY. Nine messuages in the city of York, held of the king in free burgage, as the whole city is held; six thereof are decayed (in decasu) and of no yearly value, the other three are worth 26s. 8d. yearly.
A messuage lately built upon a toft in Bysshopthorp, in the county of the said city, and 1a. 3r. land there, worth 6s., being parcel of fourteen tofts and fifteen bovates of land in Bysshopthorp, which are held of the king by the rent of 4 marks, other services unknown.
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539. WILLIAM INGELBY, knight.
Writ 10 December, inquisition 12 January, 17 Henry VII.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned three bovates in Colton, manor and advowson of Hoton Wandysley and land, &c. in Marston and Angrome.
Long before his decease, by the name of William Ingilby, esquire, he by charter inter alia gave the other under-mentioned land, &c. inter alia, by the name of all his land, &c. in Hessey, Brian Askham, Nonappleton, Middelthorp, Acastre Malbysh, Colton and the city and suburb of York, except three bovates of land in Colton which are held of the king in chief, as above, to George Strangways, D.D., by the name of George Strangways, B.D., William Aykerode, clerk, by the name of Master William Aykerode, M.A., and others since deceased, and their heirs, to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will. The said George and William were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee by survivorship.
By his last will he directed inter alia that eight of his poorer tenants in Hoton, Angrom and Marston, at the discretion of his executors, should be quit of payment of their farms for the term of St. Martin in Winter last past before the taking of this inquisition, of his alms; and the sum of 300 marks, both from the residue of the rents, issues and profits of all his manors, &c. in the said county, and elsewhere, should be collected, received and kept by his executors, for the marriage of Anne, his daughter, who is still surviving and unmarried.
Death and heir, as in No. 511. Cf. Nos. 512, 556.
YORK CITY. Three bovates of land in Colton, worth 12s., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Hoton Wandysley and the advowson of the church of Hoton to the same manor belonging, four messuages, a cottage, a toft, six bovates and 10a. land, 2a. pasture, 21d. quitrent and 1/2lb. pepper yearly at Whitsuntide and Martlemas equally, in Marston, and eleven messuages, thirteen bovates of land and 40a. land, called ‘Forbyland,’ 80a. pasture, and 10a. meadow, in Angrome, worth 30l. 21d. free rent and 1/2lb. pepper, held of the heirs of the lord de Bruis, services unknown.
A messuage, a cottage, a croft, seven bovates of land, 4a. pasture, 3a. meadow, in Hessey, or Hessay, worth 40s., held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Mary without York, service unknown.
A messuage, 16a. land, in Brian Askeham, worth 7s., held of the heirs of Brian de Stapleton, service unknown.
A messuage, two tofts, eight bovates and 10a. land, 7a. meadow, in Nonappleton, worth 44s., held of the heirs of Walter de Fauconberge, service unknown.
A messuage and 3a. land, in Middelthorp, worth 8s., held of the abbot of Byland (Bellalanda), service unknown.
Two acres of meadow in Aycastre, or Acastre, Malbysh, worth 4s., held of the heirs of the lord de Malbysh, service unknown.
Manor (manerium suum) in Colton, or the manor of Colton, and a windmill in Colton, worth 6l., held of the heirs of Thomas de Metham, service unknown.
Twenty-four tenements, three gardens, a close (clausura) containing 6a. pasture, and 30s. free rent yearly at Whitsuntide and Martlemas equally, in the city of York and the suburbs thereof, worth 40s. and the 30s. free rent, held of the king, in free burgage.
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540. JOHN HUNTLEY, the younger, son and heir of JOHN HUNTLEY, the elder.
Writ 30 January,
proof of age Saturday, 5 February, 17 Henry VII.
SOMERSET. He was born at Shiplade on the feast of St. Thomas the Martyr, 21 December, 19 Edward IV, and baptized in the baptistery of the parish church of Bledon, as deposed to by:—
Tristram Stork, who broke his right arm by a heavy fall from his horse, as Shiplad on that day; Thomas Middelton, who was asked to be godfather, but could not stand; Thomas Michell, who took a twenty-two years’ lease, together with one Thomas Moris, from Robert Paine, of land in Bledon on that day; Henry Hymerford, who sold 12a. wood in Bledon to Roger Hoggys for 4 marks; Giles Caron, who on that day bought John Frankham, a bondman belonging to the manor of Shiplade, of the said John Huntley, the father, for 40s., which bondman ran away from him the same day; John Maye, whose kinsman Thomas Maye was born at Bledon at Michaelmas then last past and was 21 years old at Michaelmas last; John Stradlyng, who says that one Walter Robyns, clerk, sang his first mass in the parish church of Bledon on that day, and that he saw the said Walter’s letters of orders bearing date A.D. 1480; John Tracy entered the service of the said John Huntley, the father, and took 1d. in arles, &c.; William Skarre, who was at the said manor of Shiplade and there sold a fardel of ‘canvas’ for 46s. 8d. which the said John, the father, paid for in money called ‘Crusadoys,’ with which money the said William bought a house at Yevell; Thomas Mershe, who rang the bell at Bledon church, and it broke in the ringing; John Chaliner, whose sister was wet nurse to the child for a year or more; and Richard Kest, who was then servant in the household of the said John, the father, &c. Cf. No. 545 for identical findings.
His lands are in the custody of John Byconyll, knight, Morgan Kidwelly, knight, John Hemerford, esquire, and John Michell by the king’s grant.
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541. EDWARD CHAMBERLEYN, son and heir of RICHARD CHAMBERLEYN, esquire.
Writ 17 March,
proof of age 19 March, 17 Henry VII.
OXFORD. The said Edward Chamburleyn, esquire, son and heir of Richard Chamburleyn, esquire, was born at Weston and baptized in the church there, 22 December, 20 Edward IV, as deposed to by:—
Nicholas Grene, aged 44 and more, because he was then living (manebat) with Master Thomas Butlere, rector of Aseley; William Belson, aged 40 and more, because on 5 January following the first-born son of Master Barantyne was born, who is twenty-one and more; Thomas Byrtte, aged 50 and more, because he paid his rent that day for a tenement in Sherborne to Master Katermayns; Henry Allnett, aged 50 and more, because he held a tenement in the town of Adwell; John Adam, aged 50 and more, because [whilst] he was ploughing in the fields John Dewys, servant of Dame Fowler, told him of it; Thomas Hockley, aged 50 and more, because he was living (manebat) in Rycott with Mistress Sybella Katermayns; John Dewys, aged 48, because he went to Rycott to ask Master Thomas Fowler to be godfather, &c.
The lands &c. of his inheritance are in the custody of Sibilla Chamberleyn, widow, by the king’s grant.
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542. NICHOLAS KNYVETON, of Myrcaston, co. Derby, esquire.
Commission wanting; inquisition 7 June, 17 Henry VII.
By charter indented he gave to John Mountgomery, knight, Ralph Delves, John Agard, Thomas Babyngton, Robert Bradshawe, esquires, and Richard Delves, clerk, two messuages and all other the land, &c. in Knyveton, Offecote and Undyrwode, now in the tenure of Thomas Olde and John Knyveton, to the value of 10l. yearly, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use of John Knyveton, his son and heir, and of Margaret, his wife and the heirs of John of her body issuing. They were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly to the use abovesaid.
By another charter indented he gave to the said John Mountgomery, knight, and the others a messuage, with divers pastures adjacent, in Undyrwode, late in the tenure of Lettice Knyveton, widow, to the value of 5 marks yearly, to the use of the said Lettice for the term of her life. They were seised thereof in fee accordingly to the use aforesaid.
One Henry Bothe, esquire, was seised in fee of a fifth part of the manor of Egenton and of a messuage in the same town, and, being so seised, by charter indented gave to one Thomas Knyveton, of Myrcaston, esquire, a yearly rent of 12s., to be received to the said Thomas and his heirs for ever, from all his messuages, lands and tenements in Egenton, payable at Lady Day and Michaelmas equally, the rent to cease when the said Henry and his heirs, or any on his or their behalf, should enfeoff the said Thomas, or his heirs, of land, &c. lying together within four miles (leucas) of Mircaston, to the same value, &c. which rent after the death of the said Thomas descended to the said Nicholas, as his cousin and heir, viz. son and heir of Nicholas his son.
William Bothe, of Erlaston, esquire, held two messuages in Hilton, of the said Nicholas by the yearly rent of 19s. 8d. and by other services, unknown.
Thomas Denizz, of Asshe, and all his ancestors, whose heir he is, used to pay the said Nicholas and his ancestors, from beyond memory of man, every third year at Martlemas 1lb. (pondus sive libram) of pepper for common with his beasts in the waste called Hylton Heth.
The said Nicholas, being seised in fee of all the under-mentioned manors and lands and of the above specified rents, gave them to John Mountgomery and Brian Sandford, knights, Ralph Delves, John Agard, Thomas Babyngton, John Knyveton and Robert Bradshawe, esquires, and Richard Delves, clerk, by the description of all his manors, lands, &c. within the lordships and fees of Myrcaston, Undyrwode, Wyndeley, Knyveton, Stanage, Hethcote, Bradley, Egynton, Hylton and Perwyche, to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use and intent that they should perform divers covenants specified in indentures of marriage of the said John Knyveton, his son and heir apparent, as appears by the charter (set out) of the said Nicholas, dated 3 September, 14 Henry VII (including his land, &c. in Quyksell, co. Stafford, and Cosseworthe, co. York), with condition (in English) subscribed.
He died 14 May, 15 Henry VII. John Knyveton, esquire, is his son and heir, and was aged 20 on the feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle, last.
Roger Myners and Alice, his wife, have occupied the premises from the time of the death of the said Nicholas to the day of the taking of this inquisition and taken the issues and profits. Cf. Nos. 544, 576.
DERBY. Manor of Mircaston, or Myrcaston, twenty-one messuages, 400a. land, 300a. pasture, 40a. meadow, 12a. wood, in Myrcaston, worth 25l., held of the king, of the honor of Tutbury, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Wynley, five messuages, 60a. land, 120a. pasture, 32a. meadow, 4a. wood, in Wynley, worth 21l., held of the king, as of the said honor, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Offecote and Underwode, three messuages, 5a. land, 160a. pasture, 8a. meadow, 10a. wood, in Offecote and Underwode, worth 25l., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by socage and 58s. rent.
A messuage in the lordship of Knyveton, 3a. land, 120a. pasture, 3a. meadow, in Knyveton, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by socage.
Twelve messuages, in Ashburne, worth 3l. 5s. 8d., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by socage.
A messuage and 20a. pasture, in Stanage, called ‘Stanage Graunce,’ worth 5l., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by socage.
Six acres of pasture, in Hethcott, or Hethcote, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by service of socage.
Twenty acres of pasture, in Perwyche, called ‘Wylcokes fyldes,’ and 40a. pasture, 3a. wood, in the same, worth 9l., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by service of socage.
Eight acres of land, 2a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Holand Ward, held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by 11d. rent yearly and by service of being one of the foresters to keep Holand Ward aforesaid.
The said messuages, lands and tenements in Egenton and Hilton are held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by service of 1/3 and 1/8 of a knight’s fee, and are worth yearly in all issues beyond outgoings 21s.
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543. THOMAS GREY, son and heir of WILLIAM GREY, esquire.
Writ 23 April,
proof of age 12 June, 17 Henry VII.
NORFOLK. He was born at Oxbrough and baptized in the church of that town and was 21 years old 20 April last, as deposed to by:—
Thomas Jermyn, gentleman, aged 60 and more, well remembers this because Robert Jarmyn, clerk, was inducted into the rectory of the church of Marton the same day.
Robert Trendyll, aged 50 and more, was sent to ask one Dame Margaret Bedyngfelde to be godmother.
Nicholas Markaunt, the elder, aged 44 and more, started on pilgrimage (iter peregrinacionis arripuit) to St. Davids (versus Meneviam) in South Wales.
Thomas Mannynge, aged 49 and more, was sent to ask Peter Lok, clerk, I.U.D., to be godfather.
John More, aged 50 and more, was sent to ask Thomas Spylman, esquire, to be another godfather.
Nicholas Markaunt, the younger, aged 47 and more, started (iter arripuit) for Cales in the parts beyond seas, &c.
The lands of his inheritance are in the custody of Margaret Bedyngfeld, widow, executrix of the testament of Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, by the king’s grant.
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544. NICHOLAS KNYFTON.
Writ of Mandamus 21 October, inquisition 25 January, 17 Henry VII.
Nicholas Knyfton, the elder, of Mercaston, co. Derby, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave it to Nicholas Knyfton, the younger, named in the writ, and Alice, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail.
The said Nicholas Knyfton, the elder, was seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to the said Nicholas, the younger, and Alice, as above, in tail.
The said Nicholas, the younger, died so seised, and the said Alice survived him, and took to husband Roger Minowrs by virtue of which they were and at the time of the taking of this inquisition are seised thereof, in her right, in fee tail.
Death as in No. 542. John Knyfton is his son and heir, aged on the day of the taking of this inquisition 19 years. Cf. No. 576.
STAFFORD. Manor of Quyxsill, worth 6l. 10s., held of the abbot of Rowcetour, as of his manor of Rowcetour, by service of fealty.
Five messuages, 40a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 20a. wood, in Hawarsclowch and Elaston, worth 44s., held of Humphrey Stanley, knight, as of the manor of Tunstall, by service of fealty.
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545. ANNE wife of JOHN WHYTYNG, esquire, sister and one of the heirs of PETER PAUNSEFOTE, son of WALTER PAUNSEFOTE, esquire.
Writ wanting; proof of age Saturday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 17 Henry VII.
SOMERSET. He was born at Compton Paunscefote on the feast of the Translation of St. Martin, 1 Henry VII, viz. 4 July, and baptized in the baptistery of the parish church of Compton aforesaid, as deposed to by:—
Robert Gilbert, esquire, fell from his horse at Compton Paunscefote, at the time of her birth, and broke his right arm.
John [Li]te was asked by her father to be godfather, being at Compton Paunscefote at the time of her birth, but could not stay.
Tristram Storke was at Shaftesbury on that day with Walter Paunscefote, her father, and on returning one of Walter’s servants met them with the news, and he rode with Walter to Compton Paunscefote.
John Mychell was holding the court at Compton Paunscefote that day.
John Tracy says that her father gave him on that day one John Croppe, a bondman belonging to the manor of Compton Paunscefote, who ran from him on that day.
Giles Carne was in the house of one Peter Baunfeld, of Shaftesbury, on that day, and Peter’s wife was then requested by the servant of the father of the said Anne to be godfather.
John Dirdo say that one Walter Robyns on that day sang his first mass in the church of Compton Paunscefote, and he saw the letters of orders of the said Walter, dated A.D. 1486.
Edward Tryckehellok first came to service with the said Walter Paunscefote on that day and took 1d. in arles.
Thomas Middelton sold a fardel of ‘canvas’ for 46s. 8d., paid in ‘crusadoys’ with which money and other he bought a house in Yevyll.
Lionel Haryson rang the bell, which broke.
Roger Martyn’s sister Alice was wet-nurse, &c. Cf. No. 539 for identical findings.
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546. JOHN TRENCHARD, knight.
Writ of Amotus 17 May, inquisition 21 June, 16 Henry VII.
He died 7 January, 10 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Thomas Trenchard, aged 21 years, four months and more on the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Chesthill, a messuage, 200a. land, in Atherfeld, in the Isle of Wight, worth 8l., held of the king in chief, by knight service.
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547. RALPH WODERYNGTON, knight.
Writ 26 March, inquisition 10 May, 18 Henry VII.
He died seised in fee tail, to himself and the heirs of his body, of the under-mentioned manor of Wodryngton.
He died seised in fee, jointly with Mabel, his wife, of the under-mentioned manor of Haghton and hamlet of Homysshalghe, which the said Mabel holds for the term of her life by reason of a charter of feoffment, by which the said Ralph and Mabel were seised, to wit the said Ralph in fee simple and the said Mabel of free tenement, to wit for the term of her life.
He died 25 March last seised, or seised in fee, of the other under-mentioned manors, &c. Henry Wodryngton, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Manor and town of Wodryngton; there are in the said manor and town 100a. arable, 40a. wood, 12a. meadow, 100a. moor, worth 10 marks and no more on account of the nearness of the realm of Scotland; held of the lord le Scrope of Upsale, as of his barony of Whalton, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Town of Wodhorn, which contains 300a. land, meadow and moor, worth 6l., held of the king in chief, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Town and port of Newbyggynge, of no yearly value beyond outgoings, because the said town and port are held of the king by service of rendering to the king yearly 10l. 6s.
Town of Colwell; there are in the same town 140a. land, meadow and moor, worth 4l.,; the said town is held of James Straungwesche, knight, as of his lordship of Hadston, service unknown.
Two husbandlands (terris husbandis) in Lytle Swynbourne, of no yearly value beyond outgoings on account of the destruction of the Scots and the desolation of the country; held of Henry Wodryngton, as of his manor of Great (Magna) Swynbourne, service unknown.
Ten marks rent in the town of Denton beside Newcastle.
Three husbandlands and a cottage in Ellyngton, worth 10s., held of the lord de Wellys, service unknown.
The reversion of a certain hamlet called ‘Garretlee,’ which George Cresswell holds for the term of his life, worth 13s. 4d., and no more on account of the desolations of the country, held of Nicholas Thornton, as of his manor of Wytton, service unknown.
Two husbandlands in the town of North Horsley, worth 6s. 8d., held of Thomas Horsley, service unknown.
A capital messuage and the third part of the demesne lands in Great Helton, worth 20s., held of William Swynbourne, service unknown.
The reversion of three husbandlands in ‘le Newton’ beside Edlynghame, which Winfrid Lyle, knight, holds for the term of his life, worth 3s. 4d., and no more on account of the destructions of the Scots and the desolation of the country, held of Roger Hastynges, knight, service unknown.
Two husbandlands in the town of Gonnerton, worth 6s. 8d., held of Henry Fenwyke, service unknown.
Two husbandlands wasted in Schotton in Glendale worth nothing held of Ralph Grey, service unknown.
A tenement and 12a. land in the town of Aldmore, worth nothing through the sterility of the country, held of Ralph Ogle, lord de Ogle, service unknown.
Town of Lynton, worth 3l.,; it was held of Wodhorn aforesaid before it was in the live hand (antequam fuit in vivo manu) of the said Ralph.
A moiety of five messuages, of 100a. arable, and of 20a. meadow, in Cowpon, worth 26s. 8d., held of Ralph Grey and Robert Ramys, as of their lordship of Bollome, service unknown.
A moiety of three messuages, 70a. arable, 6a. meadow, in Wydeslade Sowthe, worth 5s., held of Ralph, baron of Graystoke, as of his manor of Morpethe, in socage.
A moiety of a messuage, of 15a. arable and of 1a. meadow, in Schotton, worth 10s., held of Roger Wodryngton, as of his manor of Plessees, service unknown.
Manor of Haghton and hamlet of Homysshalghe.
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548. RICHARD FENYS, of Broughton, co. Oxford, esquire.
Writ 11 October, inquisition 17 November, 17 Henry VII.
A fine was levied on the morrow of Souls, 14 Edward IV, between Edmund Neweton, querent, and Henry Fenys, lord de Say, and Anne, his wife, and John Hervy, esquire, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants, of inter alia the under-mentioned manors of Dene, &c. and lands there, whereby the said Henry and Anne and John and Margaret acknowledged the same to be the right of the said Edmund and released them to him and his heirs for themselves and the heirs of Margaret, with warranty against themselves and her heirs; for which acknowledgement, release, &c. the same Edmund granted the said manors, &c. to the said Henry and Anne and the heirs of their bodies.
The said Henry and Anne were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the fine, and had issue between them Richard Fenys, now deceased; and afterwards the said Henry died and she survived him and was solely seised thereof as aforesaid by survivorship. She died so seised, whereupon the said manors, &c. descended to the said Richard Fenys, as son and heir of the said Henry and Anne, of their bodies begotten, by the form of the fine. He was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the fine, and died so seised.
He died 1 October last, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Erleston in fee. Edward Fynez is his son and heir, aged one year and more. Cf. Nos. 436, 678.
HANTS. Manors of Dene, Quydamton, Halle and Chyrcheocle, sixteen messuages, ten tofts, two mills, 800a. land, 100a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 10l. rent, in Dene, Quydampton, Halle and Chyrcheocle, whereof the:—
Manor of Dene, worth 10l., is held of the bishop of Winchester, by fealty only, for all service;
Manor of Quydamton, worth 100s., held of the bishop aforesaid, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee;
Manor of Hall, worth 4l. beyond outgoings, held of William Brocas, esquire, by fealty and 13s. 4d. rent, for all service;
Manor of Chyrcheocle, worth 53s. 4d. beyond outgoings, held of the prior of St. Swithun of Winchester by fealty and 45s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Erlleston, or Erleston, worth 11l. 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Winchester, service unknown.
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549. ANNE late the wife of WALTER DEVERUX, knight, LORD DE FERRERS.
Commission 29 April, inquisition the last day of May, 17 Henry VII.
Walter Devereux, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned lordships and manors in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to one Anne, then the wife of Walter Devereux, knight, late lord de Ferrers, deceased, to hold to her and the heirs of her body between her and the aforesaid late lord de Ferrers, her husband, lawfully begotten.
By virtue of which gift she entered thereinto and was thereof seised demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift.
She died so seised thereof, Monday after the Epiphany, 8 Edward IV. Walter, lord de Ferrers, is her next heir, viz. son and heir of John, her son and heir between her and the said late lord de Ferrers begotten, and is aged 13 years.
After her death the aforesaid Walter, late lord de Ferrers, continued his possession in the lordships and manors aforesaid, as tenant by the curtesy, and was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement during his life, viz. up to 24 August, 1 Henry VII. And afterwards, Joan, late the wife of the said Walter, late lord de Ferrers, and now wife of Thomas Poyntz, esquire, entered the said lordships and manors and took the issues and profits therefrom arising; and the said Thomas Poyntz and Joan still occupy the said manors and lordships and take the issues and profits thereof, by what title the jurors know not.
HEREFORD. Lordships and manors of Webley, Leyonhales, Bodenham Devereux and Dymmok, worth 300 marks, held of the king in chief, as of his earldom of March, service unknown.
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550. DOROTHY late the wife of ANDREW DYMMOK, the younger.
Writ 25 November,
assignment of Dower 28 November, 16 Henry VII.
SURREY. John Wody, the escheator, in the presence of Lawrence Aylmer and John Chetokke, next friends of Thomas Dymmok, son and heir of the said Andrew, being under age and in the king’s custody, delivered seisin to the said Dorothy of the manors of Totyng Graveney and Waleton, which extends itself in Norbeton, Ewell and Combe, extended at 24l. yearly, in full of her dower.
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