Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 651-700

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 651-700', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) pp. 411-458. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp411-458 [accessed 23 May 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 651-700", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 411-458. British History Online, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp411-458.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 651-700", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 411-458. British History Online. Web. 23 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp411-458.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 651-700

651. ROBERT RUSSELL.
Writ 30 June, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 7 November, 18 Henry VII.
Robert Russell, of Streynesham, co. Worcester, esquire, named in the writ, cousin and heir of Thomas Cokesey, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned, manor in fee, and, being so seised, by writing under his seal assigned it to Elizabeth, late the wife of the said Thomas Cokesey, now the wife of Edward Stanley, knight, for the term of her life, in recompense of her dower, to hold the said manor to her in name of her dower of all the manors, &c. which were of the said Thomas, late her husband, in the county of Derby. To which assignment the said Edward and Elizabeth agreed, and entered upon the said manor and were and still are seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of free tenement, in her right.
He died 28 June, 17 Henry VII. John Russell is his son and heir, aged at the time of the taking of this inquisition, 8 years and no more. Cf. Nos. 562, 587, 654, 655.
DERBY. Manor of Eyton in Dowvedale, worth 20l., held of John Mountgomery, knight, as of the manor of Sudbury, by knight service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (103.)
652. JOHN INGOLDESBY, cousin and heir of AGNES late the wife of RALPH INGOLDESBY, viz. son of THOMAS her son.
Writ 20 January,
proof of age 3 April, 18 Henry VII.
BUCKS. He was born at Bukyngham and baptized in the church there, and was aged 21 on 20 February last. John Lamberd (aged 60 and more) was sent to ask John Rudyng, then rector of the church aforesaid, to be godfather. William Grene (aged 50 and more) was sent to ask John Cowley, gentleman, to be godfather. Richard Elys (aged 50 and more) was sent to ask Dame Margery Fowler to be godmother. John Smyth (aged 50 and more) began a pilgrimage to St. Ninian in Scotland. William Foster (aged 60 and more) began a pilgrimage to St. Thomas in Canterbury. William Artylbury (aged 50 and more) married Alice Bulle at Bukyngham, &c.
His lands of inheritance were in the custody of Richard Emson by the king’s grant.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (104.)
653. JOHN THORNTON of Wytton, esquire.
Commission of concealments 18 June, 16 Henry VII; inquisition 19 December, 18 Henry VII.
He died 20 March, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Nicholas Thornton, aged 11 and more, is his son and heir.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Manor and town of Wytton, called ‘Wytton by the Watter,’ worth 16l., together with the reversion of a tenement there, called ‘Stantonsheyllz,’ or ‘Stantonsheyllys,’ parcel and member of the said manor, which Robert Lawe holds for the term of his life, held of the king, by service of 1/2 a knight’s fee.
Certain lands and tenements in the townships (villat’) and territories of Caldcoyttys, worth 7l. 13s. 4d., held of the earl of Westmerland, service unknown.
The reversion of divers lands and tenements in Wodhorne Ceton, which the wife of Henry Care claims to hold for the term of her life, which lands, &c. are worth 11l. 6s. 8d. yearly; the said lands, &c. in Cetton are held of the said earl of Westmerland, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (105.)
654. ROBERT RUSSELL.
Writ of Que plura 30 June, inquisition 4 July, 18 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned seats, &c. in fee, in addition to the land, &c. specified in the inquisition (No. 562) taken on his death. Cf. Nos. 587, 655.
WORCESTER. A moiety of ten seats (salinarum), and thirty bullaries, of salt water, in Drethwyche. The said moiety is worth 5 marks, and is held of the bailiffs of Wiche, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (106.)
655. ROBERT RUSSELL.
Writ wanting; inquisition 5 July, 18 Henry VII.
He died Saturday after Midsummer, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Russell, aged 8 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 562, 587, 654.
BUCKS. Manor of Harsham alias Haversham, worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverell.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (107.)
656. ROGER FENYMORE.
Writ 8 February, inquisition the last day of June, 18 Henry VII.
Roger Fenymor, of Chiriell, co. Wilts, gentleman, named in the writ, died 23 December last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. Richard Fenymor, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Whetham, worth [3]5s., held of the lord la Zouche, as of the manor of Calston, by fealty and 2s. rent, for all service.
Thirty acres of pasture, 6a. land, 4a. wood, in Calstene (sic), or Calston, worth 36s. 8d., held of the said lord la Zouche, by fealty and 7s. rent, for all service.
Ten acres of pasture, 10a. meadow, in Calston aforesaid, worth 16s., held of the prior of Farley, in right of his church, service unknown.
Eight acres of land, 2a. meadow, 8a. pasture, in Calne, worth 5s., held of the said lord la Zouche, by fealty and 10s. 2d. rent, for all service.
Twenty-six acres of pasture, in Bowdon, worth 13s. 4d., held of Philip Baynard, as of his manor of Lackham, by fealty and 20s. yearly, for all service.
Twenty acres of pasture, 8a. meadow, 6a. wood, in Cosham, held of the king, as of his manor of Cosham, in socage, by fealty and 17s. 7 1/2d. rent. All the tenants of the said manor plead and are impleaded [touching] their lands and tenements which are held of the king, within the said manor, by plaints (querelas) taken there and not elsewhere; worth 46s. 8d.
Eight acres of pasture and 4a. wood, in Calne, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said lord la Zouche, by fealty and 21d. rent, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (108.) E. Series II. File 960. (4.)
657. HENRY SUMMER.
Writ 5 May, inquisition 1 June, 18 Henry VII.
The said Henry Somer was seised jointly with Thomas Knesworth, ‘fishemonger,’ Thomas Bower, ‘baker,’ and Stephen Lyne, who survive, and one Thomas Dagles, since deceased, to the use of the said Henry, and the performance of his last will, of the under-mentioned messuage, &c.
He died 10 August, 17 Henry VII. John Gybson, aged 40 and more, is his cousin and heir.
LONDON. A messuage, or tenement, and garden, in the parish of St. Dunstan in le Est, worth 20s., held of the king in chief, in socage, viz. by 1d. rent yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (109.)
658. JOHN INGILBY, esquire.
Writ 14 October, inquisition 23 January, 18 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned three bovates of land in Colton and land, &c. in Merston and Angrome.
Findings touching the under-mentioned manor of Hoton Wandisley, as in No. 561 touching the manors of Barton, Manfeld, &c. with particulars of his will, as there set out.
William Ingilby, knight, his father, was seised of the other under-mentioned lands, &c. in Hessey, &c. in fee and, being so seised, gave them, by the name of all his land, &c. in Hessey, Brianaskham, Nonappleton, Middilthorp, Acastre Malbysh, Colton and the city and suburb of York, the above-mentioned three bovates of land in Colton held of the king in chief excepted, to George Strangways and William Akerod, and others, as in No. 561 (George Strangways being described as then B.A. not B.D.), to the use of himself, the said William, and his heirs, and the performance of his last will; by virtue of which gift the said George and William, the survivors, were and still are seised thereof in fee.
By his last will the said William, the father, directed that 300 marks should be received from the issues and profits of the rents of all his manors &c. in the county aforesaid as well as elsewhere, and kept by his executors for the marriage of Anne, daughter of him, the said William. She is alive and unmarried.
Death and heir as in No. 561.
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.
Four messuages, a cottage, a toft, six bovates and 10a. land, 2a. pasture, 21d. quit rent and 1/2lb. pepper at Whitsun and Martlemas equally, in Merston, and eleven messuages, thirteen bovates and 40a. of land, of ‘forbyland,’ 80a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Angrome, worth 16l. 18d., held of the heirs of the lord de Bruce, service unknown.
Manor of Hoton Wandisley, worth 16l. 19s., and the advowson of the church there, to the same manor belonging, worth nothing, held of the heirs of the lord de Bruce, service unknown.
A messuage, a cottage, a croft, seven bovates of land, 4a. pasture, 3a. meadow, in Hessey, worth 4 marks, held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Mary without York, service unknown.
A messuage and 16a. land, in Brianaskham, 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 Fawekenbirge, service unknown.
A messuage and 3a. land, Middilthorp, or Middelthorp, worth 8s., held of the abbot of Byland (Bellelanda), service unknown.
Two acres of meadow, in Acastre Malbysh, worth 4s. held of the heirs of the lord de Malbysh, service unknown.
Manor of Colton and a wind-mill there, worth 6l. held of the heirs of Thomas de Metham, service unknown.
Twenty-four tenements, three gardens, a close containing 6a. pasture, worth 40s., and 30s. quit-rent at Martlemas and Whitsuntide equally, in the city of York and the suburb thereof, held of the king, in free burgage.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (110.) E. Series II. File 268. (2.)
659. ROBERT INGLETON son and heir of GEORGE INGLETON.
Writ of Devenerunt 7 May, inquisition 22 June, 18 Henry VII.
He died 18 January last (under age and in the king’s ward, as in the writ), seised of the under-mentioned messuages in fee. Joan Ingleton, aged 9 months 16 days, is his daughter and heir. Cf. No. 675.
NORTHAMPTON. Four messuages, 300a. land, 40a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 4a. wood, a water-mill, and 33s. rent, in Wodford, worth 6l., held of the prior of St. Andrew beside Northampton, in right of his house, by service of a red rose at Midsummer and fealty only, for all service.
Six messuages, 180a. land, 50a. meadow, 60a. pasture and 20d. rent, in Irchestre, worth 3l., held of George, earl of Kent, by 3s. rent at Michaelmas, and fealty, only for all service.
Four messuages, 140a. land, 30a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 10d. rent, in Farnedysshe, worth 26s. 8d., held of Isabel Tyrryngham, by 6d. rent yearly, at Michaelmas, and fealty, for all service.
Eight messuages, 400a. land, 60a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 6a. wood, 5s. rent, in Snoston, Strixton and Wollaston, worth 3l., held of the king, as of the manor of Higham Ferrers, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by 5s. rent at Michaelmas and by fealty only, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (111.)
660. ROBERT INGLETON son and heir of GEORGE INGLETON.
Writ 7 May, inquisition 23 June, 18 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 659. Cf. No. 677.
BEDFORD. A messuage, 100a. land, 4a. meadow, 12a. pasture, 10d. rent and a cottage, in Dunstable, worth 40s., held of the prior of the house, or monastery, of the Apostles Peter and Paul of Dunstable, in right of the said house or monastery, by 13s. 8d., at Michaelmas, and fealty only, for all service.
A capital messuage and 51s. 1d. rent to the same belonging, in Shernebroke, worth 60s., held of George, earl of Kent, by a peppercorn rent at Michaelmas and fealty, for all service.
Two tenements and 61s. 6d. rent to the same belonging, in Odill, worth 5 marks, held of Fulk Odyll, by a ginger-root at Christmas and fealty, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (112.)
661. ROBERT INGLETON son and heir of GEORGE INGLETON.
Writ 7 May, inquisition 22 June, 18 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 659.
BUCKS. Manor of Thorneton, six messuages, 260a. land, 32a. meadow, 140a. pasture and 3s. rent, in Lekhamsted, worth 10l., held of the principality of Wales, by the rent of a bezant at Michaelmas only and fealty, for all service.
A messuage, 40a. land, 8a. meadow, 60a. pasture and an assart, in Lekhamsted, worth 14s., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Stoke Hamond, worth 100s., held of the king in chief, by 1/30 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Coblecote, worth 40s., held of Piers, abbot of Notteley, by 12d. rent at Michaelmas, and fealty, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (113.)
662. GEORGE SUTHILL, esquire, natural fool and idiot.
Writ 18 October, inquisition 28 October, 18 Henry VII.
The under-mentioned manors, &c. were taken into, and still are in, the king’s hands, by reason of his being a fool (racione fatuitatis predicti Georgii).
He died the last day but one of September last. Mary, wife of John Normanvile, knight, and Barbara wife of Marmaduke Constable, esquire, are his sisters and heirs, aged 34 and more and 28 and more respectively.
LINCOLN. Manor called ‘Panell Fee,’ in Middelrasyn or Middelrayson, worth 4 marks, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Manor called ‘Nevyll Fee’ in Middelrayson, worth 40s., held of the king, as of Dover Castle, by 1/30 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Westrayson, worth 50l., held of the king, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
A fourth part of the manor of Berneby upon Wethom, worth 4l., held of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown.
Two messuages, twelve bovates of land, 3d. rent, in Bynbroke, worth 26s. 8d., held of the dean and chapter of Lincoln, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (114.)
663. GEORGE SUTHILL, esquire, fool and idiot,
Writ 18 October, inquisition 28 October, 18 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 662.
WILTS. Manor of Peryton, worth 10l., held of the abbot of St. Mary of Malmesbury, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (115.) E. Series II. File 960. (8.)
664. GEORGE SUTHILL, esquire, fool and idiot.
Writ 18 October, inquisition the last day of October, 18 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 662.
YORK. Manor, lordship, or soke, of Drax, in Drax, Armyn, Hok … . . yn, Landehouses, Lankrake, Newland, Rusham and Skurth, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Everyngham, and the advowson of a chantry within the lordship of Everyngham, the manors of Garthom and Newton, and four messuages, three cottages, 200a. land, 100a. meadow, in Everyngham, Garthom and Newton, whereof the manor, &c. of Everyngham, worth 50l., are held of Thomas archbishop of York, as of his manor of Bisshop Wilton, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and the manors of Garthom and Newton, and lands there, worth 12l., held of William bishop of Durham, as of his manor of Holden, service unknown.
Manor of Skenegraves, worth 4l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (116.)
665. JOHN ISAAK, esquire.
Writ, wanting; inquisition 11 November, 18 Henry VII.
John Dygges and others were seised of manors and lands in fee for the performance of covenants between him and John Guldeford, knight, as in No. 642.
He died 27 August, 17 Henry VII. James Isaak, esquire, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 610, 642.
KENT. Manors and lands as in No. 642, from the commencement to lands called ‘Knoll’ and ‘Pyrtey’ in Sturrey, with slight variations in quantities, values, &c., e.g. Nonyngton called parish, ‘Pyrty’ and ‘Perty’, ‘Cryspe’ and ‘Crypse’, ‘Ingalthorp’, ‘Marley’; Pencrek is held by 2s. 2d. rent; ‘de Roos’.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (118.)
666. RICHARD DREWELL brother and heir of JOHN DREWELL.
Writ … August,
proof of age, not indented, at Baldok, 5 August, 18 Henry VII.
HERTFORD. Proof of age of Richard Druell, brother and heir of John Druell, son and heir of William Druell, esquire (who, as recited in writ, alledged himself to have been born at ‘Clatoll,’ &c.), by the oaths of divers persons, to wit:—
John Wylkok, of Baldok (aged 60 and more) well knew William Druell, esquire, and Anne his wife, parents of the said Richard, and he was in the manor, or mansion, of the said William, at Clothall, to take his advice on certain legal matters, on the day of the Assumption of the B.V.M., on which date before noon the said Richard was born, A.D. 1481, 21 Edward IV, whilst the said deponent was lunching with the said William.
William Phipp alias Leffrend, of Baldok, ‘yoman,’ (aged 50 and more) lived with the said William, then his master, for five years and more, and on the feast of the Assumption the said Richard, his master’s son, was born, and on the morrow, the day following, he was told to go for a gentleman called Richard Swansey, to be godfather, on which day the child was baptized in Baldok parish church.
Henry Legat, late of Clothall, ‘husbondman’ (aged 60 and more), was in attendance on Anne Appelard, his mistress, who was godmother.
William Parker of Clothall, ‘husbondman’ (aged 48), met Richard Swansey and Hugh Salmon, the godfathers, and the said Anne Appelard, the godmother, with Agnes now wife of William Wygg, the midwife, on their way to Baldok for the christening.
John Rumbold of Weston by Baldok, ‘yoman,’ (aged 66) was servant (famulus) of the said Hugh Salmon, the other godfather, and attended his master at the baptism, &c.
His lands were in the custody of Richard Emson, esquire, by the king’s grant. See No. 667.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (119.)
667. RICHARD DRUELL.
Writ, as above; inquisition 5 August, 18 Henry VII.
HERTS. Inquisition, indented, taken at Baldok, &c. by the oath of Roger Bastard, esquire, and others (not the same as the deponents to the proof of age next above) who say that William Druell, esquire, father of the said Richard, and Anne, his wife, for many years together dwelt in their manor of Clothall, and had issue John, now deceased, and the said Richard, who was born in the parish of Clothall and baptized in the parish church of Baldok, on 15 August, which is the feast of the Assumption of the B.V.M., A.D. 1481, 21 Edward IV; and so they say that the said Richard Druell is of full age, viz. 21 years, on the said 15 August last past.
And they say that the escheator caused Richard Empson, esquire, to whom the king by letters patent had committed the custody of the lands of the said Richard and his marriage, to be notified to appear before the king in his Chancery in the quinzaine of Michaelmas next, to show cause, &c.
Note at foot. The proof of age was made 5 August and returned into the Chancery, 8 August, 18 Henry VII, at which day the said Richard sued his livery, which suit is on record in the Chancery.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (120.)
668. THOMAS WELBY.
Fragment of inquisition only, being a duplicate of, or nearly identical with No. 644.
C. Series II. Vol. 16. (121.)
669. PETER HILLYHERD, esquire.
Writ 21 April, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 10 February, 18 Henry VII.
One Robert Hyllyherd, knight, his father was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Arnall, &c. and in Stapleton, in fee, and, being so seised, by charters gave them to him and Joan his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, by the form of the gift; and afterwards he died so seised, and she was, and still is, seised thereof in fee tail by survivorship.
The said Robert Hylyherd, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in Sutton, Garton and Dyke, in fee, and, being so seised, suffered a recovery thereof to John Kyngesmyll, serjeant-at-law, John Colt, Nicholas Girlyngton and John Elryngton, in Hilary Term, 13 Henry VII, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
The said Robert Hyllyherd at the same time was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Haton, in fee, and, being so seised by charter gave the same to Randal (Rannulpho) Pygot, knight, John Colt, Nicholas Girlyngton and John Elryngton, for certain intents and conditions on the part of the said Robert and Peter, his son, to one William Girlyngton, esquire, to be performed, as in certain indentures is contained; and the said Randal and the others were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
Afterwards the said Sir Robert by his indenture covenanted and granted to the said Peter, his son, inter alia, for the sum of 400l. paid him in hand, that, after and if the said conditions were fully performed to the said William Girlyngton, the said John Kyngesmyll and the others and the said Randal and the others should stand and be seised of the premises both in the said recovery and in the said feoffment contained to the use of the said Sir Robert for life, and thereafter to the use of the said Peter and his heirs. The said John Kyngesmyll and Randal and other their cofeoffees at the time of this inquisition are seised of the said land, &c. to the use and condition aforesaid.
The said Sir Robert was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Skelbroke, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, he and Peter, his son, and John Savell, Thomas Fitz William and Thomas Wortley, knights, levied a fine thereof in Hilary Term, 11 Henry VII, to William Vavasour and William Bell, for certain uses and conditions on the part of the said Sir Robert and Peter to one John Vavasour, justice of the bench, to be performed, as in certain indentures is more fully contained. The said William Vavasour and William Bell were seised thereof accordingly, the said William Bell in fee and the said William Vavasour in his demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Sir Robert in consideration of the said 400l. covenanted with his son as above. The said William and William at the time of this inquisition are seised thereof to the use &c. aforesaid.
The said Sir Robert was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Wyested, and all other the under-mentioned lands, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them, and all manner his hereditaments in the county of York, to Henry Wentworth and John Hothom, knights, William Hoton, William Girlyngton, John Ryther and William Rysom, esquires, to hold to them and their heirs to the use of himself for life, with remainder to the use of the said Peter and his heirs for ever; as by the grant of the said Sir Robert by the indenture aforesaid in consideration of the said 400l. more fully appears. By virtue of which feoffment the said Henry and the others were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid, and the said Peter and Joan (sic) attorned to them for the reversion aforesaid to the use aforesaid.
Afterwards in Hilary Term, 16 Henry VII, the said Robert Hyllyherd and Peter Hyllyherd suffered a recovery to Robert Constable, knight, John Rouclyffe, knight, William Gunnes, clerk, Brian Palmes, Walter Rudston and Guy Palmes of the said manor of Wyested and land, &c. in Wyested Otryngham, Mersh, Patryngton and Preston, by virtue of which recovery the said Robert Constable and the others were seised thereof in fee, and they being so seised, afterwards by indenture tripartite, 6 February, 16 Henry VII, made between the said Robert Hyllyherd, of the first, the said Peter, of the second, and one John Rudston, citizen and draper (pannarium) of London, of the third part (witnessing that, whereas upon a bargain and covenant between the parties made, by agreement between them, the said recovery was suffered to the uses thereafter specified) it was bargained, &c. between them in the said indenture, that the said Robert Constable and the others should be and stand seised of the said manor, &c. to the uses following, viz. if the said Robert and Peter duly paid to the said John Rudston, his attorney, executors or assigns, 700l., viz. upon the eve of St. Peter’s Chains next 50l. in the church of St. Thomas of Acon, London, at the altar of St. Thomas, the Martyr, there, betwen 9.0 and 11.0 a.m., the like upon the eve of the Purification, and so on, then the said Robert Constable and the others should stand seised of the said manor, &c. to the use of the said Robert Hilyherd, for life, with remainder to the use of the said Peter and his heirs, but if default were made of any payment, as aforesaid, to the use of the said John Rudston, his heirs and assigns, who should take the issues and profits thereof till the principal, costs and charges were paid; with covenant by the said Robert and Peter that, in case of default, the said John Rudston should not be impeded by any act of theirs from taking the issues and profits till the said sum were levied, &c. The said Robert Constable, and the others, at the time of this inquisition are seised thereof to the use, &c. aforesaid.
The said Robert Hilyherd, knight, died 21 May, 16 Henry VII, and the said Peter was his son and next heir. After whose death all and singular the said feoffees, and all the rest being seised by the fine and recovery before specified were seised of the premises, subject to the said payments, to the use of the said Peter and his heirs. And afterwards, 14 March, 17 Henry VII, the said Peter made his last will, viz. that the said feoffees and others should take the issues and profits of the premises for the payment of his debts and thereafter gave to his seven surviving daughters 700l., viz. 100l. apiece for their marriage, to be raised by the said feoffees, and to Meriall, Agnes and Elizabeth Hylyerd, his three sisters, 120l., viz. 40l. apiece for their marriage, to be raised by the said feoffees; further he willed that the said Joan, his wife, should have for her life a third of the premises as her dower; that Richard Hylyherd, his son, should have lands and premises, parcel of the above, for life, to the value of 10 marks; that Thomas Henry, Stephen, George and Anthony Hylyherd, brethren of him the said Peter, should similarly have lands to the value of 5 marks apiece for life; and that the said feoffees and others should assign the said lands to the said Joan, his wife, to the said Richard, his son, and to his said brethren, immediately after the said sums, payments and debts were fully discharged. After the performance of the said will, he directed that the said feoffees and others should stand seised of the premises to the use of the right heirs of him, the said Peter, and of their heirs for ever, as in the said will is more fully contained.
The said Peter died 20 March last. Christopher Hilyherd, aged 15 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. TWO messuages, four tofts, 60a. land, 40a. meadow, 10a. pasture, in Arnall, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his manor of Ryse in Holdernes, viz. of ‘Faucombregefee’ there, by service of 5s. rent at the terms usual there equally, for all service.
Two acres of pasture, in Arnall, worth 4s., held of the abbot of Thornton, by knight-service, and 3d. rent.
A messuage, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, in Reston, worth 40s., held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, by knight-service and 4d. rent.
Two messuages, 40a. land, 20a., or 10a., meadow, in Reston, worth 36s. 8d., held of the provost of the college of St. John, Beverley, by service of 2s. 9d. rent.
A messuage, four tofts, 50a. land, 10a. meadow, in Reston, worth 26s. 8d., held of Elizabeth Sotell, widow, by knight-service and 3s. rent.
Two messuages, three tofts, 80a. land, 10a. pasture, 40a. meadow, in Catwyk, worth 100s., held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, as of the manor of Brustwyk, by service of 4s. 6d. rent, for all service.
Five tofts in Sutton, Drypole and Stanes, worth 40s., held of William Bulmer, knight, Ralph Salvayn, esquire, John Everyngham, knight, Henry Everyngham, Henry Ughtred, Brian Stapleton and Robert Kele, esquires, as of their manor of Sutton, service unknown.
Two messuages, a toft, eight score acres of land, 20a. meadow, 11s. rent, in Smeton, worth 70s., held of the king, as of the honor of Pontefract, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of a clove rent at Christmas, for all service.
Two messuages, two tofts, 20a. land and 20a. meadow, in Fenwyk, worth 100s., held of John Hastynges, knight, by service of 10s. rent yearly, for all service.
Twenty acres of land, in Hygate, worth 10s., held of Edward Stanley, knight, as of the manor of Brereley, by knight-service and 6s. rent.
Twenty acres of land, 10a. meadow, in Hygate and Wrangbroke, or in Hygate, Scarcroft and Wrangbroke, worth 30s., held of the king, as of the manor of Snayth, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service and 3s. rent.
A messuage and 50a. land, in Trumpflete, worth 40s., held of the prior of Luce, by knight-service and 10s. rent.
A messuage and 16a. land, in Campsall, worth 10s., held of Christopher Seyntpoull, by service of the rent of 1lb. pepper, for all service.
Twelve acres of land in Aythewyk, worth 6s., held of Robert Vyners, esquire, service unknown.
A messuage and 12a. land, in Stapleton, worth 6s., held of William Scargyll, knight, by service of the rent of a red rose at Midsummer, for all service.
A messuage, eight tofts, 100a. land, 50a. pasture, in Sutton, worth 4l., held of William Bulmer, knight, Ralph Salvayn, esquire, John Everyngham, knight, Henry Everyngham, Henry Ughtred, Brian Stapleton and Robert Kele, esquires, by service of the rent of 10d. and 1lb. pepper, for all service.
Forty acres of land, 10a. pasture, in Garton, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Thornton, by service of the rent of a clove, for all service.
A messuage, two tofts, 100a. land, 40a. pasture, in Dyke, worth 20s., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, by knight-service and 3s. rent.
Two messuages, four tofts, 80a. land, 10a. meadow, in Haton, worth 100s., held of Thomas, earl of Derby, by fealty, for all secular service.
Manor of Skelbroke, with a water-mill there, three messuages, 162a. land, 30a. meadow, and 23 1/2d. rent, in Skelbroke, Trumflete, Mosse, Fenwyke, Norton and Smeton, whereof the said manor with its appurtenances, worth 10l., is held of the king, as of the honor of Pontefract, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service, viz. by 1/2 of a knight’s fee; land, &c. in Trumflete, worth 4l., held of the prior of Luce, by service of 30s. rent, for all service; land, &c. in Mosse, worth 33s., held of John Grysacre, by service of 8d. rent, for all service; land, &c. in Fenwyke and Norton, worth 20s., held of John Hastynges, knight, by fealty, for all service; and land, &c. in Smeton, worth 20s., held of the king, as of the manor of Snayth, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, serviceunknown.
Manor of Wyested, withthe advowson of the church of the same, the advowson of the chantry there, forty messuages, 800a. land, twenty tofts, 800a. pasture, 400a. meadow, 170a. wood and a wind-mill, in Wyested, Otryngham Mersh, Patryngton and Swyne, worth 66l., held of the archbishop of York, by service of the rent of a left-hand glove yearly if demanded, for all service.
A toft, 200a. land, 200a. pasture, 100a. meadow, in Preston, worth 14l., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, as of the manor of Brustwyke, by service of the rent of 12s. and 1lb. pepper, for all service.
Manor of Ladythorp, ten messuages, 40a. land, in Ladythorp, worth 16l., held of John Hastynges, knight, by service of the rent of 24s. and 1lb. pepper, for all service.
Six messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. pasture and a water-mill, in Scalby, Burnneston and Cloughton, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the honor of Pykeryng, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 20s. rent, in fee farm, for all service.
Three messuages, 60a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Drypole and Stanefery, worth 30s., held of William Bulmer, knight, Ralph Salvayn, esquire, John Everyngham, knight, Henry Everyngham, Henry Ughtred, Brian Stapleton and Robert Kele, esquires, as of their manor of Sutton, by service of 8d. rent, for all service.
A cottage with its appurtenances in Hedon, worth 2s., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, in burgage, by the rent of a red rose, for all service.
A messuage, 10a. land, 8a. wood, in Kyrkhousgrene, or Kirkhousegrene, held of John Hastynges, knight, service and rent unknown; value not stated.
A messuage, 26a. land, 10a. meadow, in Lelley, worth 20s., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, by service of 12d. rent, for all service.
Four acres of land, 10a. meadow, in Skyrlaw, or Skyrlawe, worth 6s., held of the king, as of his manor of Ryse in Holdernes, viz. of ‘Fauconbregefee,’ by service of the rent of a red rose, for all service.
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670. THOMAS DYNLEY.
Writ …, 17 Henry VII; inquisition the last day but one of February, 18 Henry VII.
Findings touching the under-mentioned manor of Foxcote as in No. 579 touching the residue, &c.
Findings touching the under-mentioned manor of Wolfreton as in No. 578 touching the manor of Stanford, with like details of his will.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Charleton in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 2 December, 17 Henry VII, gave to Thomas More 20s. annuity for life thereout. He died so seised.
He died seised of the reversion of the other under-mentioned manors and land, &c. in Wolfreton, which Anne Dyneley, late the wife of William Dyneley, held, and still holds, for the term of her life.
The said Thomas Dyneley, son and heir of Edward Dyneley and of Sanchea his wife, died, &c. as in No. 578.
HANTS. Manor of Foxcote, two messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 20a. wood and 20s. rent, in Foxcote, worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief, by fealty and 2s. 6d. rent at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of the said county for the time being.
Manor and advowson of Wolfreton, worth 10 marks, and the reversion of seven messuages, four tofts, 80a. land there, in the tenure of Anne Dyneley, worth 5 marks, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Charleton, worth 38s. 8d., held of the bailiffs of Andever, by service of 46s. yearly, and by what other services the jurors know not.
The reversion of the manor of Mallsanger, worth 6 marks, held of Robert Lytton, as of his manor of Stanwell, service unknown.
Reversion of the manors of Whelton and Whiteweys, or Whiteweyes, worth 4l. 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Winchester, in right of his church, service unknown.
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671. TRISTRAM BOLLYNG, esquire.
Writ 11 June, 17 Henry VII; inquisition 10 October, 18 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned manors, &c. which thereupon by hereditary right descended to Rosamond, his daughter and next heir, now the wife of Richard Tempest, esquire.
He died the last day but one of May, 17 Henry VII. The said Rosamond is his daughter and next heir and is aged on the day of the taking of this inquisition 26 years and more.
YORK. Manor of Bollyng, worth 4l., twenty messuages, 200a. land, 500a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 1,000a. moor, in Little Bollyng, Bradford, Clayton, Allerton, Willisden, Haynworth and Horton, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the honour of Pontefract, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Thornton, worth 5l., five messuages, 80a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Denholme, worth 4 marks, held of the abbot of Salley, service unknown.
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672. JOHN NEVYLL, knight.
Writ 10 November, inquisition 20 January, 18 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Huncelet and Katebeston, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by his writing indented, 20 January, 17 Henry VII gave them to his dear sons, Robert Nevyll and John Nevyll, esquires, for the performance of his will. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and in accordance with his will declared to them, by their writing indented, 24 January, 17 Henry VII, demised the said manors, &c. to him and Maud, his wife, their parents, to hold to them and the heirs and assigns of John. He died so seised and she continued her possession and is solely seised thereof as of free tenement by survivorship, with remainder to his right heirs.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Lyversege, &c. in fee and, being so seised, by his writing indented, 20 December, 17 Henry VII, gave the same to William Fairfax, Thomas Stapilton, Thomas Fairfax, John Lacy, Richard Beamont, esquires, and William Sheffeld, clerk, for the performance of his will. By his last will he directed that they should continue their possession therein till his debts were paid, and willed that 10 marks parcel of the farms and revenues arising therefrom should be taken yearly and disposed for the exhibition of Robert Nevyll, son of Thomas Nevyll, esquire, late his first born son, and 40l. therefrom for the marriage of Maud sister of the said Robert Nevyll, the son, at his executors’ discretion, and that all the residue of the farms and revenues of the said manor, &c. should be applied for the payment of his debts by his executors, and, after they were paid, he willed that his said feoffees should give and grant the said manor to his right heirs, to hold to them and their heirs for ever.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Popelwell, Scolis and Clakheton, and, being so seised, by his writing indented, 20 January in the said 17th year, gave them to Robert Nevyll, esquire, his son, by the name of all his land, &c. in Popelwell, Scoles and Clakheton, to hold to the said Robert for the term of his life, with remainder to his own right heirs; by virtue of which the said Robert was and still is seised of such an estate therein.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned land &c. in Pontfret.
He died 22 October last. Robert Nevyll first born son of Thomas Nevyll, esquire, deceased, late his first born son, is his cousin and next heir, and is aged 9 and more.
YORK. Manor of Huncelet, four messuages, 120a. land, meadow and pasture, in Huncelet, worth 20l., held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Mary, the Virgin of Furnes, by fealty and 12d. rent.
Manor of Katebeston by Ledes, six messuages, 130a. land, meadow and pasture, in Katebeston, worth, 40 marks, held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Mary the Virgin of Fountains, by homage and 5s. rent yearly.
Manor of Lyversege, four messuages, 300a. land, meadow and pasture, in Great (Magna) Lyversege and Little (Parva) Lyversege, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the honor of Pontfret, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by homage and 16s. rent yearly only.
Three messuages, 80a. land, meadow and pasture, in Popelwell, worth 40s., held of Dame Agnes Danby, widow, as of her manor of Okenshawe, by fealty and 18d. rent yearly.
Two messuages, 70a. land, meadow and pasture in Scolis, or Scoles, and Clakheton, worth 40s., held of the said Dame Agnes Danby, as of her manor aforesaid, by 1d. rent yearly only.
Seven messuages, a garden and 10a. land, meadow and pasture, in the town, or borough, of Pontfret, worth beyond the outgoings thereof 13s. 4d., held of the king, in free burgage, as that borough is held, by fealty and 7d. rent yearly.
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673. WILLIAM TEMMYSE.
Writ, wanting; inquisition 24 October, 18 Henry VII.
He died 4 October last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Joan wife of Nicholas Warder, aged 40 and more, is his sister and heir.
WILTS. A capital messuage, 180a. land, 8a. meadow, 100a. pasture, four tenements and eight cottages, in Netherhaven, worth 20s., held of John Thornbrugh, by fealty only, for all service.
A tenement called ‘Dolleroys,’ in Netherhaven, worth 20s., held of Richard Wallopp and William Waller, by fealty only, for all service.
A toft and three half virgates of land there, worth 4d., held of Richard Beauchamp, knight, lord Seyntmonee, by fealty only.
A cottage with close adjacent, in Netherhaven, worth 4d., held of Richard Wallop, by fealty only and 6d. rent yearly, for all service.
A tenement, a virgate of land, two closes of pasture, in Beydon by Allebourne, worth 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Salisbury, by fealty 1 1/2d. rent, for all service.
A messuage and 4a. land, in Netherhaven, worth 12d., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/40 of a knight’s fee.
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674. WILLIAM BARANTYNE son and heir both of JOHN BARANTYNE, esquire and of MARY his wife.
Writ de Ætate probanda (as under) 21 March, 18 Henry VII; inquisition or proof of age, see No. 6 ante.
OXFORD. Whereas William Barantyne, son and heir of John Barantyne esquire, and Mary, his wife, deceased, of the bodies of the said John and Mary begotten, who severally held of the king in chief, alleges himself to be of full age, and seeks livery of the lands and tenements of his inheritance, which are in the custody of Robert Rede, knight, by the several grants of John, earl of Oxford and Drew Barantyne, to whom by his several letters patent the king had granted the custody of the same, the king wills that the said William, who was born at Little Hasele and baptized in the church of the same town, prove his age, &c. Endorsed is the acknowledgment, before the escheator, in the presence of the jury, by the said Robert [Rede], at the day and place of the taking of this proof, by William Beelson, his attorney, that the said William Barantyne is of full age, the last day of December last, &c. The residue of the execution of this writ appears in an inquisition to this writ annexed.
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675. ANNE late the wife of ROBERT INGLETON, son and heir of GEORGE INGLETON, tenant in chief.
(i) Writ 7 July, 18 Henry VII, directing the escheator, upon her taking oath not to remarry without licence, to assign her dower of the land, &c. which came to the king’s hands by the death of the said George and by reason of the minority of the said Robert, who has recently died under age and in the king’s ward; the assignment to be made in the presence of the next friends of Joan, the said Robert’s daughter and heir. Cf. No. 659.
(ii) Writ 18 July, 1 Henry VIII, addressed to Lambert Langtree, late escheator, &c. The king wishes to be certified touching an assignment of dower to Anne, &c. made by the said Lambert, who is ordered to send the same into the Chancery, there to be enrolled as is customary.
(iii) Assignment of dower (as under), 26 July, 18 Henry VII, by Lambert Langtree, escheator, in the presence of William Fissher, Richard Dykon, William Mase, Robert Rabett, John Randell, Richard Broun, John Welles, William a Guttur, John Hawkyns, Robert Tayer and Geoffrey Johnson, next friends (propinquiorum et amicorum) of Joan, daughter and heir of the said Robert:—
NORTHAMPTON. Thirty-seven shillings and threepence yearly, issuing from the manors of Archestr’ and Snoston, which are worth 5l. 12s.
Twenty-one shillings and a penny issuing from the manor of Farndyssh, which is worth 3l. 3s. 4d.
Twenty-nine shillings and eight pence halfpenny issuing from the manor of Strykston, which is worth 4l. 9s. 2d.
Five shillings and four pence issuing from the manor of Wolaston, in the occupation of William a Guttur, which is worth 16s.
Three pounds, twelve shillings and a penny from the issues of the manor of Wodford and Byfeld, which is worth 10l. 13s. 4 1/2d.
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676. MARGARET late the wife of EDWARD TRUSSELL, one of the cousins and heirs of WILLIAM BURLEY.
Writ 17 June, 17 Henry VII, directing the escheator to assign her dower of the land, &c. of the said Edward, late under age and in the king’s ward, deceased, which by the death of the said William and by reason both of the minority of the said Edward and of Elizabeth, his daughter and heir, who is under age and in the king’s ward, are in the king’s hand.
Assignment of dower (as under) 1 September, 18 Henry VII, viz. a third part of the moiety, or purparty, of the manors, &c., which accrued to the said Edward, as cousin and one of the heirs of William Burley, esquire, deceased, made in the absence of the next friends of the heir, though warned, &c. Cf. Nos. 326, 909; vol. i, No. 726.
SALOP. A moiety, or purparty, of the site of the manor of Brotton, and a moiety, or purparty, of 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 20a. wood and 20d. rent, in Brotton, which are worth yearly from all issues beyond outgoings, 76s.
A moiety, or purparty, of the site of the manor or lordship of Aldon with Newe, and of 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 200a. wood and 3s. rent, in Aldon, which are worth, &c. 71s. 1d.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Abdon,’ and of 100a. land, 12a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 100a. wood, in Abdon, which are worth, &c. 20s.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Suttons’, and of 60a. land, 20a. meadow, 4a. wood, in Sutton, which are worth, &c. 20s.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage, [and] of 100a. land, 12a. land (sic), 20a. pasture and 20a. wood in Balcote, which are worth 26s. 8d.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Langley,’ and of 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 60a. pasture, 20a. wood, in Langley, which are worth, &c. 20s.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Cokkrigge,’ [and] of 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 60a. pasture, 100a. wood, in Cokkrigge, which are worth 13s. 4d.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Normecote,’ [and] of 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 100a. wood, in Normecote, which are worth, &c. 20s.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage, [and] of 80a. land, 12a. meadow, 30a. pasture and 30a. wood, in Walton, which are worth, &c. 13s. 4d.
A moiety, or purparty, of a messuage called ‘Dynchop,’ and of 12a. land, 1a. meadow, 4a. pasture, 2a. wood, in Dynchop, which are worth, &c. 2s.
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677. ANNE late the wife of ROBERT INGLETON, &c.
(i) Writ 7 July, 18 Henry VII, to the escheator in co Bucks, as in No. 675 (i).
(ii) Writ 18 July, 1 Henry VIII, to Thomas Grove, late escheator in cos. Bedford and Bucks, as in No. 675 (ii).
(iii) Writ 7 July, 18 Henry VII, to the escheator in co. Bedford, as above.
(iv) Assignment of dower (as under) … in the presence of Thomas Barynger, John Botoll, John Honyha[m]… Cf. No. 660.
BEDFORD. Fifteen acres of arable, 5a. meadow, 10a. pasture, as her reasonable dower of a third part of all the lands and tenements which were the said Robert’s in Wodhyl …
[A tenement in Sharnebroke], called ‘Langtons,’ in the tenure of John Hougham (sic), worth … [in full of her dower of the said Robert’s lands, &c. in] Sharnebroke aforesaid.
A yearly rent [of …, in full of her dower] of the lands, &c. of the said Robert in Felmesham aforesaid.
…, in the field next Toternhoo, and 10a. land there in the field … which reaches to ‘le Doune,’ next Dagnale, in the tenure of John Yonge, worth … [in full of her dower of] a third part of the lands, &c. which were the said Robert’s in Dunstable aforesaid.
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678. ELIZABETH late the wife of RICHARD FENYS, esquire.
(i) Writ 2 November, 24 Henry VII, addressed to John Waren, late escheator, &c. as in No. 675 (ii) mutatis mutandis.
(ii) Writ 8 September, 18 Henry VII. Upon her taking oath, &c. the escheator is to assign her dower of the said Richard’s lands, in the presence of the next friends of Edward Fenys, his son and heir, a minor.
(iii) Assignment of dower (as under) 20 September, [18] Henry VII, by John Waren, escheator, in the presence of … and John Eylyff, next friends of Edward Fenys, &c. Cf. Nos. 548, 634.
HANTS. A third part of the manor of Erlleston.
A third part of the manor of [Dene].
A third part of the manor of Hall.
A third part of the manor of Quydhampton.
[A third part of the manor of] Churcheokeley.
A moiety of sixteen messuages, [ten tofts], two mills, 800a. land, 100a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 10l. rent, in Erlleston, Dene, Quydhampton and Churcheokeley.
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679. JOHN SHAA, knight.
Commission 29 April, inquisition at Stratford Langthorn, the last day of May, 19 Henry VII.
He died [26] December, 19 Henry VII. Edmund Shaa [aged 12 1/2 and more] is his son and heir. Cf. No. 863.
ESSEX. John Shaa, named in the commission, at the time of his death, and long before, by virtue of a certain Act of Parliament, 11 Henry VII, as appears by letters patent of the same king, was seised in fee tail of the under-mentioned manors, to him and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Edmund Shaa, knight, and died so seised:—
Manor of Ardern Hall, worth 13l. 6s. 8d., held of the mayor and commonalty of London, by service of fealty and a pair of gilt spurs, if demanded, yearly, for all service.
Manor of Horndon Hous, worth 10l., held of Henry Merney, knight, by service of fealty and a broad arrow yearly, for all service.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manors, lands and tenements, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Bartholomew Reed, knight, Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law, Ralph Lathum, goldsmith, Nicholas Mattok, fishmonger, William Curteys, gentleman, William Poyntz, gentleman, and Roger Wright, who survive, and Reynold Bray, knight, and Richard Higham, serjeant-at-law, since deceased, inter alia thereof, by the name of, all his manors, lands and tenements, reversions, services and advowsons in the county of Essex, except all those his lands and tenements in Horndon and elsewhere, co. Essex, which lately belonged to Edmund Shaa, knight, to hold to the said Bartholomew and his co-feoffees, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will. They were, at the time of his death, and still are, seised thereof accordingly:—
Ten messuages, 300a. land, 40a. wood, in Halsted, or Halstede, worth 12l. 8s. 4d., whereof three messuages, 100a. land, 10a. wood, are held of Henry, earl of Essex, by service of fealty and 10d. rent, and seven messuages, 200a. land, 30a. wood, of the prior of Colne, by service of fealty and 20d. rent, for all service.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 10a. pasture, 10a. meadow, 20a. wood, called ‘Samwelles,’ in Southchirche, late Robert Straunge’s, worth 106s. 8d., held of Richard Pynchon, by service of fealty and a red rose.
Manor and advowson of Mochestanbrigge, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 20a. wood, in Litle Stanbrigge, lately belonging to Reynold Bray, knight, and before to —— Bensted, esquire, worth 20 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Rayleigh, by fealty and 16d. rent.
Manors of Barow Hall and Colmans, 300a. land, 300a. pasture, 100a. meadow, 400a. wood, in Litill Barow, Colmans, Wakeryng, or the manor of Barowe Hall with its appurtenances in Barowe, Colmans, Litle Wakeryng, Moche Wakeryng, Prytwell, or Pritwell, Eastwod, or Estewod or Estwod, Leygh, or Leigh, Reyleigh, Thundersleigh, or Thunderleigh, Southshobury, Northshobury, Shopelond, Moche Sutton, Litill, or Litle, Sutton, Hadleigh and Stanbrigge, lately belonging to John Russhe, worth 40l., held of the king, as of the honor of Reyleigh, by service of 16d. for all service.
The said John Shaa, Bartholomew Reed, knight, Ralph Lathum, Henry Wodecok and John Mundy, by virtue of a recovery thereof had against Thomas Baynard, and Thomasine, his wife, Michaelmas term, 15 Henry VII, were, and still are, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs, and the performance of his last will:—
Manor of Seynt Laurence Hall, two messuages, 100a. land, twelve score acres of meadow, 100a. pasture, 30a. marsh and 13s. 4d. rent, in Seynt Laurence Hall and Bradwell, late belonging to Thomas Baynerd, and Thomasine, his wife, worth 10l. 6s. 8d., held of the prior of Beknacre, by fealty and 3s. 4d. rent.
At the time of the death of the said John Shaa, and long before, Thomas Hansard, knight, Robert Plomer, the elder, John Tourney, Roger Fraunceys, Robert Fabyan, Roger Bowser, John Launder and Edward Harryson, by virtue of a recovery thereof by them, and others deceased, had against John Godston, and Joan, his wife, and William Godston, 9 Henry VII, were, and still are, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor, &c., to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs and the performance of his last will:—
Manor of Southall, six messuages, 300a. land, in Reynham and Southall, worth 20 marks, held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, by fealty and 29s. 3 1/2d. rent.
Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law, Henry Wodecok and John Mundy, by virtue of a recovery thereof by them had against Joan Symondes, widow, 16 Henry VII, were, and still are, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c., and reversion, to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs, and the performance of his last will:—
Manor [called] ‘Parys’ and 600a. land, 120a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 60a. wood, 100s. rent, in Harlowe, Latton, Northwelde, Southwelde and Theydongarnon; the said manor of ‘Parys’ is held of [John] Wrytell, as of the manor of Hastlyns, by fealty and 17d. rent; it is worth 9l.
Reversion of the manor of ‘Hobardes’ expectant upon the decease of Joan Symondes, widow; the said reversion is held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, as of his hundred of Harlowe, by fealty and [suit] to the hundred aforesaid; it is worth 10l.
Henry Wodecok and John Mundy, by virtue of a recovery thereof by them had against William Clayton [1]7 Henry VII, at the time of the death of the said John Shaa were, and still are, seised in fee, to the use of the said John Shaa, and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, of the under-mentioned land, &c.:—
A messuage and 60a. land, 4a. [meadow]. … a. pasture and 30a. wood, in Thundersley and Reyley, late the said William Cleyton’s, worth 3l., held of the king, as of the honor of Reyleigh, by fealty and 12d. rent, for all service.
Thomas Frowyk, knight, chief-justice of the bench, Bartholomew Reed, knight, Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law and Henry Wodecok, by virtue of a charter of feoffment to them, and others deceased, made, were, and still are seised in fee, to the use of the said John and his heirs, and the performance of his last will of the under-mentioned land, &c.:—
Three acres of arable, more or less, in Harlowe, late belonging to … Grene, of Harlowe, the elder, and Margaret, his wife, worth 3s., held of Anne Bawn, widow, service unknown.
The said John Shaa, Bartholomew Reed, knight, and Ralph Lathum, were seised at the time of the death of the said John Shaa, and still are seised, in fee, to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, of the under-mentioned tenements, &c.:—
Two tenements and two messuages in Barkyng, inter alia, with their appurtenances, in Barkyng, worth 44s., held of the abbess of Barkyng and her successors, by service of fealty and 3s. rent.
Thomas Frowyk, knight, chief justice of the bench, Bartholomew Reed, knight, Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law, and Ralph Lathum, ‘goldsmyth,’ by virtue of a charter of feoffment to them, and others deceased, by Henry Barnes made, were at the time of the death of the said John, and still are, seised in fee, to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, of the under-mentioned land, &c.:—
Twenty-five messuages, 100s. worth (solidatas) and 10a. land, in the town of Hor[n]don aforesaid, late belonging to Henry Barnes, and a market, fair and … [from] time beyond memory [there], worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Bartholomew Reed, knight, Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law, [William] Poyntz, gentleman, Ralph Lathum, John Mundy and Henry Wodecok, by virtue of a charter of feoffment, to them and to the said John Shaa made, by Thomas Kneseworth, alderman, Thomas Blyset, ‘ffysshemonger,’ Henry Nores, ‘merchaunt,’ [of the city of London], and Thomas Tendryng, ‘gentilman,’ were at the time of the death of the said John Shaa, and still are, seised in fee to the use of the said John Shaa, and his heirs, and the performance of his will, of the under-mentioned messuages:—
Four messuages in Chelmysford, late belonging to Henry Somer, worth 40s., held of the bishop of London by fealty and 2d. rent yearly, for all service.
[Thomas Frowyk], knight, chief justice of the common bench, Bartholomew Reed, knight, Thomas Marowe, serjeant-at-law, and Henry Wodecok, by virtue of divers several recoveries thereof by them, and others now deceased, had against Anne Boown, widow, and against Richard, bishop of Durham, … Scrope, clerk, Thomas Tyrrell, knight, Humphrey Tyrrell, esquire, and Robert Cornwaleys, Hilary term, 16 Henry VII, were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, [granted] the same [to the said John Shaa] for the term of his life; and so they were, at the time of the death of the said John Shaa, and still are, seised of the reversion thereof, to the use of the same [John Shaa and his heirs] and the performance of his last will:—
The manor of Markhall, and 100a. land, 50a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 30a. wood, in Latton and Latton Mark; [the advowson of the priory] of Latton aforesaid; also three messuages, 40a. land, … a. pasture, 10a. meadow, 10a. wood and 7 marks rent, in Latton and Latton Mark aforesaid and Harlowe; also the advowson of [the chantry of the Holy Trinity] in the chapel of the Holy Trinity and St. Mary in the church of Latton aforesaid; worth 10l.; held of the king in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
At the time of the death [of the said John Shaa, Thomas Ma]rowe was, and still is, solely seised in fee, to the use of the said John Shaa and his heirs and the performance of his last will, of the under-mentioned meadow, by virtue of a certain [fine thereof to the said Thomas M]arowe and Richard Higham, deceased, levied by John Cornwaleys, Michaelmas term, 11 Henry VII:—
Four acres of meadow in Oldefforde, co. Essex, worth [20s.], held of the bishop of London, by fealty only, for all service; worth … .
By his last will he willed that Margaret, his wife, should have for the term of her life, the said manor ……… [and land in Old-] eford, co. Essex, aforesaid, and all lands and tenements which he bought of John Russhe, and his manor of Southhall; also all his lands and tenements … in Halsted, co. Essex; and he willed and bequeathed that Margaret, his wife, should have for the term of her life all his manors, lands and tenements, both of free tenure and held by copy of c[ourt roll] … and Middlesex, aforesaid, and in towns adjacent, in whatsoever county of England they should be. And he willed, by his said last will, that all the aforesaid manors and tenements and other the premises … immediately after the decease of the said Margaret, with the reversion of the messuages, lands and tenements of Markhall, and the reversion which he bought of Anne Boown, widow, immediately after the decease of the same … of the body of the same Edmund Shaa lawfully begotten, and for default of such heirs male he willed that all and singular the aforesaid manors … male of the body of the same Reynold lawfully begotten, and for default of such heirs male that all the same manors, &c. should remain … begotten, and for default of such heirs male he willed that all the said manors, &c. should remain to the heirs male of the body … begotten, and for default of such heirs male he willed that all the said manors &c. should remain to the right heirs of the body … manors, &c. should remain to the right heirs of him the said (ipsius) John for ever.
And the jurors say the said manor of ‘Samwelles’ … specified lands and tenements in Little Stanbrigge, and manors of Barrowhall and Colmans and all the above specified lands and tenements in Little (parva) … Thundersleigh, Southshobery, Northshobery, Shoppeland, Moche (magna) and Little (parva) Sutton, Hadleigh and Stanbrigge, late John [Russhe’s] … a. pasture and 30a. wood, in Thundersleigh and Reyleigh, late William [Clayton’s] are situate and lying … [manor of Seynt] Laurence Hall, and all the above specified lands and tenements in Seynt Laurence Hall and Bradwell are situate and lying within …
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680. EDMUND ARUNDELL, knight.
Commission wanting; inquisition 20 June, 19 Henry VII.
He died twenty . . December last. Anne wife of John Crokker, esquire, is his sister and next heir, aged 40 and over.
CORNWALL. [A fine levied] in the quinzaine of St. John the Baptist, 1 Henry VII, between [Robert Throgmerton, esquire, and Edward Bertlet,] querents, and William Houghton, knight, and Joan, his wife, deforciants, of inter alia the manors of Benamye, Stratton, Swancote, Syntmarywike, Synt Clere Colshill, Leskerde Colshill and Wykeburgh, and twenty messuages, 2,000a. land, 300a. meadow, 400a. pasture, 300a. wood and 100s. rent, in Benamye, Stratton, Swancote, Syntmarywike, Synt Cler’ Colshill, Leskerde Colshill and Tremyeth and the advowson of the church of Syntmarywike; which William and Joan thereby acknowledged [the same] to be the right of Edward, and remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to the said Robert and Edward and the heirs of Edward for ever; and by the same fine the said Robert and Edward granted inter alia the said manors, &c. to the said William and Joan and the heirs of the said Joan of her body begotten. By virtue of which fine the said William and Joan were seised thereof, viz. William in his demesne as of free tenement and Joan in her demesne as of fee tail. And afterwards the said Joan died, and the said William [was and still is seised thereof] by survivorship. After the death of the which Joan the reversion of the said manors, &c., descended to the said Edmund Arundell, knight, as cousin and heir of the said Joan of her body begotten, viz., son of Remfrey [her] son and heir. [And afterwards] the said Edmund died without heir of his body issuing, after whose death the reversion thereof descended to Anne, now wife of John Crokker, esquire, sister and heir of the said Edmund:—
Manor of Benamye, worth 10l., and the manor of Stratton, worth 10l., held of the lord [prince], as of his duchy [of Cornwall], by knight service.
Manor of Swancote, worth …, held of the lord prince as of his castle [of Launceston], by knight service
Manor of Synt Mary Wyke and Wykeburgh and the advowson of the church of the same manor of Synt Mary Wyke to the same manor [belonging], [held of the lord prince as of] his [castle aforesaid] by knight-service. The manor of Syntmarywike, with the borough there and the advowson of the church of said manor are worth 10l.
Manor of Syntclerecolshill, worth 6l., held of Richard Derling, by fealty, for all service.
Manor of Leskerdcolshill, worth 6l., held of the lord prince, as of his castle aforesaid, by knight-service
The said messuages, land, meadow, pasture and wood, except one messuage and an acre of land Cornish, in Tremyeth, are held of the lord prince, as of his castle aforesaid, by knight-service, and are worth 20s.; the said messuage and acre of land Cornish in Tremyeth, worth 6s. 8d., are held of Thomas Cressy, by fealty only.
One John Colshill, esquire, was seised inter alia of the castles and isles of Sully, also of 40s. yearly rent issuing from all and singular messuages, lands and tenements with their appurtenances in Clys in the county aforesaid, and being so seised, by his writing indented, dated at Tremethert, Monday after St. Andrew, the Apostle, 12 Henry IV, gave them to Richard Courtney, dean of the cathedral church of Wells, John Courtney, knight, Robert Cary, esquire, John Preston, parson of the church of St. Ewe, Ralph Colyn, parson of the church of Lansewes, Thomas Griston, parson of the church of Stawford, Robert Asthorp, clerk, and John Jaby[en], [to hold] for the term of the life of the said John Colshill, esquire, with remainder thereof to John Colshill son of John Colshill, esquire, and the heirs of his body issuing; by virtue of which the said Richard and the others were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement. And afterwards the said John Colshill, esquire, the father, died, after whose death the said John Colshill, the son, entered into the castle, isles and all and singular other the premises, as in his remainder, and was seised thereof in demesne [as of fee tail] by form of the gift aforesaid, and of such estate thereof died seised; after whose death the said castle, &c. descended to John Colshill, knight, as son and heir of the said John, by virtue of which the same John Colshill, knight, into the said castle, &c. [entered and was seised thereof] in his demesne as of fee tail by form of the gift aforesaid, and of such an estate thereof died seised without heir of his body issuing; after whose death the said castle, &c. descended to Joan, late the wife of William Houghton, knight, [as sister and heir] of the said John Colshill, knight, by virtue of which the same Joan was seised thereof in her demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift aforesaid; and afterwards the said Joan died, after whose death the said castle, &c. descended to the said Edmund Arundell, knight, in the said writ (sic) named, as [cousin] and heir of the said Joan of her body begotten, viz. son of Remfrey son and heir of the said Joan, by virtue of which the same Edmund into the said castle, &c. entered and was seised thereof in fee tail by form of the gift aforesaid, and of such estate thereof [seised, died without heir] of his body issuing, after whose death the said castle, isle (sic) and other the premises descended to the said Anne, wife of the said John Crokker, esquire, as sister and heir of the same Edmund (cf. No. 769):—
The said castle, isle (sic) of Sully, worth 10l., are held of the lord prince, as of his castle of Launceston, by service of three hundred ‘puffyn’, or 6s. 8d. yearly at Michaelmas.
Thomas Dowrysh, Richard Pree, Robert Claye and William Derell, were seised of the manors of Tremethert, Trenaunt, Manely and Seynt Ewa, a fourth part of the manor of Truruburgh, with the advowsons of the churches of Seynt Ewa and Dewlo, in their demesne as of fee, and, being so seised, by their writing indented dated Friday after the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, 38 Henry VI, demised them to one John Colshill, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of John’s body with remainder in default to Joan then wife of John Nanfan, sister of the same John Colshill, and the heirs of her body issuing. By virtue of which the same John Colshill and Elizabeth his wife were seised thereof, viz. John in his demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift aforesaid and the said Elizabeth in her demesne as of free tenement. And the same John Colshill, knight, of such an estate died seised without heir of his body issuing, and the same Elizabeth survived him and was thereof solely seised in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship, and of such an estate thereof died seised, after whose death the manors, &c. aforesaid remained to the said Joan then wife of William Houghton, knight, and the heirs of her body issuing, by form of the gift aforesaid. By virtue of which the same William Houghton, knight, and Joan, in her right, into all the premises entered and were seised thereof, in fee tail, as in their remainder by the form of the gift aforesaid; and of such an estate thereof the same Joan died seised, after whose death the manors, &c. aforesaid descended to the said Edmund Arundell, knight, as cousin [and heir of the said] Joan, viz. son of Remfrey her son and heir, by virtue of which the same Edmund entered and was seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail by form of the gift aforesaid and of all the premises, the manor of Tremethert only excepted, died seised.
Long before his decease, the said Edmund Arundell, by his charter dated at Tremethert, Friday the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 14 Henry VII, gave and granted the said manor inter alia with the advowson of the church of Dewlo to John …, serjeant-at-law, William Trevanyon, squire of the body of the king, and Robert Tredenek, to hold the said manor, together with the advowson of the church aforesaid and the rest of the premises aforesaid for the term of the life of Edmund and Joan his wife, by virtue of which gift the same William, John and Robert were and still are seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement. After whose death all the premises with the reversion of Tremethert aforesaid descended to the aforesaid Anne, now wife of John Crokker, esquire, as sister and heir of the said Edmund:—
Manor of Tremethert with the advowson of the church of Dawlo, held of the king, as of his manor of Lantean, by knight service.
Manors of Trenaunt, Manele and Seynt Ewa, with the advowson of the church of the same manor of Seynt Ewa, held of the king, by service of 1 knight’s fee and by service of finding a man at arms in the king’s war for forty days at own cost.
Fourth part of the manor of Truruburgh, held of the lord prince in free burgage, by fealty only, for all service.
The said manor of Tremethert, with the advowson of the church of Dewlo, is worth 10l.
The said manor of Seynt Ewa, with the advowson of the church of the same manor of Seynt Ewa, is worth 40s.
The said manor of Trenaunt is worth …
… is worth 10 marks.
One Remfrey Arundell, knight, father of the said Edmund, was seised in fee of the manors of Chyworthwen, Treburgher, Lanant, Bosyaberthu, Boskynwyn, Polegh, Gromlegh, Treylyan, Wyke Helstonburgh, Treben ……… . Qwelemayowe, Eglosheill, Seynt Columbe, Trenans, Towyn, Rosgerens, Tregontilian, Tregawen, Sadelbak, Polwen, Trelughan, Restyf, and of five hundred messuages, two thousand acres of land, one hundred acres of meadow, one hundred acres of wood, one thousand acres of furze and heath, 20l. [rent in] ……… . . Penfentynyowe, Rynsy, Tregewsteke, Lanevet, Eglosheill, Tregelest, Tremeteny, [Hendre]agayn Rynsy, and, being so seised, enfeoffed John Arundell, late bishop of Exeter, by the name of John Arundell, clerk, and others, thereof, to have and hold …, by virtue of which feoffment the said John Arundell, clerk, and the others were seised of the premises in fee to the use aforesaid, but to what intent they were seised of the manor of Lamborne the jurors know not. And afterwards the said Remfrey Arundell died, after whose death [the premises descended] to the said Edmund, as son and heir of the said Remfrey. And afterwards the said Edmund, by his charter dated 22 November, 8 Henry VII, granted and agreed that all feoffees being seised to his use of all manors, lands and tenements in … . Boskynwyn, Qwlemayowe, Rynsy, Seynt Buryan, Mayon, Boskena, Fentenleke, Lannevet, with the advowson of the church of the same and elsewhere in the county of Cornwall, late belonging to Remfrey Arundell, knight, his father, should stand and be seised thereof to the use … heirs of the said Edmund of his body begotten, with remainder in default of such issue to the right heirs of the said Remfrey for ever.
Further the jurors say that John Arundell, clerk, by his charter indented dated at Mayon … demised to Edmund Arundell, esquire, and Joan, his wife, and Thomas Heresy, the manors of Mayon, Boskenwen, Fentenlege, Penfentenyowe, Rynsy, Tregeustek, Lanevet, and all messuages, lands and tenements in …, Trevilly, Trevysakwartha, Trewisakwolas, Trenals, Weke, Gres, Bromlogh (sic), Pollegh, Treylyan, Bossehore, Basket, Newham, Parkecoys, Slegeyowe, Buttenglebe, Tunacr’, Trelogas, Truruburgh, Trenans, Hendre in the parish of Seynt Kewa, …, Pendoget, Tregentey, Hendre juxta Rynsy, Trewaves, Treger, Trenowyth juxta Trenger, Trebaswhethen, Poltusca, Gwelemayowe and Tregorrak, with their appurtenances, which he lately had, together with Ralph Boteler, lord de Sudeley, …, since deceased, by the gift and feoffment of Remfrey Arundell, knight, as by a charter thereof more fully appears, to hold to the said Edmund and Joan, and Thomas, and the heirs of the body of the said Edmund begotten, [paying to]. …, sometime the wife of Remfrey Arundell, knight, ‘my’ (sic) brother, during her life 50 marks yearly at two terms of the year, viz.——— and Michaelmas, as by certain indentures, dated 3 February, 15 Edward IV, [between] Robert Crane and Anne, his wife, of the one part, John Colshill, knight, and the said John Arundell and Richard Nanfan, of the other, more fully appears. By virtue of which the said Edmund and Joan and Thomas were seised of the premises …
And the jurors say that John Colshill, knight, and John Arundel, clerk, were seised of the manors of Mayon, Boskenwyn, Fentleke, Penfentenyowe, Rynsy, Tregeusteke and Lanevet and one hundred messuages, 50a. land Cornish, 40a. meadow, … . . a. wood … a. furze and heath, and 100s. rent, in Mayon, Boskynwyn, Fentenleke, Penfentyneo, Rynsy, Tregeustek, Lanevet, Estals, Trevilly, Trevaseke wartha, Trevasek woles, Trenals, Queyke, Gryes, Gromlegh, Pollegh, Treylyan, [Bossehore] Basket, [Newham] Parcoys, Lostwithiell, Lanhunsyth, Tregentulyan, ‘Seynt Coluns the overa,’ Truruburgh, Trenans, Hendre in the parish of Seynt Kewa, Sligyowe, Buthen Gleek, Tuneacker, Treloga, Tregelest, Pendoget Tremeteny, Hendre juxta R[ynsy], Trewafos [Treger], Trenowith juxta Tre[nger], Trevesworthen, Poltuske, Govelemayowe and Tregorek, with their appurtenances in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated 8 January, 15 Edward IV, demised and confirmed the same to Anne late the wife of Robert Crane, for the term of her life, by virtue whereof she was, and still is, seised of the premises in her demesne as of free tenement. And afterwards the said [John] Colshill [died] and the said John Arundell, clerk, survived him, and was seised of the reversion of all the manors, lands and tenements aforesaid by survivorship, and died, after whose death the reversion of all and singular the premises descended to Anne, now the wife of John Crokker, esquire, as cousin and [heir of the said John Arundell, clerk, viz.] sister of Edmund Arundell, knight, son of Remfrey Arundell, knight, brother of the said John Arundell, clerk, which Anne late the wife of Robert Crane is still living:—
Manor of Mayon, worth 53s. 4d., held of Thomas Leghton, knight, as of his manor of Corvagh, by fealty and 5s. 10d. rent, and common suit of his court of Corvagh, for all service.
Manor of Boskenvyn, worth 66s. 8d., held of the lord prince, as of his manor of Helston in Kerrier, parcel of his duchy of Cornwall, by fealty and 4s. 6d. rent, and common suit of his court of the manor aforesaid, for all service.
Manor of Fentenleke, worth 40s., held of John Arundell, knight, as of his manor of Conerton, by knight-service and 3s. rent, with common suit of his court of his manor aforesaid, for all service.
Manor Penfentenyowe, or Penfentyneo, worth 60s., held of William Fortescue, Humphrey Monke and John Carmynowe, esquires, as of their manor of Ethelys, by fealty, 4s. rent, and common suit of court of their manor aforesaid, for all service.
Manor of Rynsy, worth 53s. 4d., held of William Trewynnard, by fealty and 3s. 10d. rent, for all service.
Manor of Tregeusteke, worth 4l., held of [Richard] Nanfan, knight, as of his manor of Blyston, by fealty and 20d. rent, for all service.
Manor of Lanevet, worth 40s., held of William prior of Bodmin, as of his manor of Ryalton, by 2s. 8d. to be paid yearly, for all service.
A fourth part of the borough of Truru and of a water-mill, worth 13s. 4d., held of the prince in free burgage, by fealty only, for all service.
Land called Owelemayowe, containing 40a. land English, worth …, held of the prince, as of his said manor of Helston in Kerryer, parcel of his duchy of Cornwall, by 3s. rent yearly for all service.
A messuage and 40a. land, in Overa Lancreynton, worth 6s. 8d., held of Thomas Hycke, service unknown.
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681. HENRY FERRERS, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 28 September, inquisition 17 October, 19 Henry VII.
The same Henry Ferrers, and Margaret, his wife, long before his decease, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, to them and the heirs of their bodies tailed, by virtue of a grant of King Edward IV, by his letters patent, 14 November, 8 Edward IV, to them made. They had issue Edward Ferrers, who survives. They being so seised, afterwards the said Margaret died, and the said Henry was solely seised thereof by survivorship in fee, tailed as aforesaid. And being so seised, he suffered a recovery thereof in Michaelmas term, 13 Henry VII, to Edward Belknap, John Smyth Richard Cotes and Robert Bromeley, as appears by the record thereof among the Communia Placita de Banco of the said term, ro. ccclvii. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee at the time of his death and are still so seised. The said recovery was had upon a treaty of marriage between the said Edward Ferrers, the son, and Constance, daughter of Nicholas Brome, of Baddesley, co. Warwick, esquire, by covenant between the said Henry and Nicholas, to secure her jointure of that manor inter alia, and to the use of the said Constance and Edward, for the term of their life in survivorship, with remainder to the said Edward and the heirs of his body begotten. The said Edward married the said Constance, who survives, and the said Edward Belknap and the others are still seised of the said manor to the use aforesaid.
He died 28 December, 16 Henry VII. The said Edward Ferrers, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
RUTLAND. Manor of Hameldon, worth 30l., held of the king, by fealty only, for all service.
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682. CHRISTOPHER TROPPENELL, esquire.
Writ 12 February, inquisition 19 July, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised, 20 May, 4 Henry VII, of the under-mentioned manors, &c., and, being so seised, took to wife one Anne daughter of Nicholas Carue, and afterwards by charter under his seal enfeoffed one John Kyngesmell, Edward Hungerford, son and heir of Walter Hungerford, knight, Walter Servyngton, Thomas Neweburghe, Philip Baynard, John Yorcke, John Erneley, Robert Sowthe, and others, thereof, to the use of himself and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to the use of Mary Seryvngton, his sister, and the heirs of her body begotten, with remainder in default to the use of himself and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly then, and at the time of his death, in fee to the use aforesaid.
He died 24 December last. Thomas Troppenell, aged six and more at the time of his death, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 754, 756, 783.
WILTS. Manor of Great Chaldefeld, otherwise called the manor of Est Chaldefeld, or Estchaldfeld, with the advowson of the church there, 500a. land, 60a. meadow, 1,000a. pasture, 10a. wood, 10a. heath, and the office of constable of Trowbrygge castle, with appurtenances in Chaldefeld, or Chaldfeld, aforesaid, Lynford, Holte, Trowbrygge, Great Atteward, or Attward, Little Atteward, otherwise called Cuttels Atteward, or Attward, and Browton, or Browghton, Gyfford, worth 24l., held of the king, as of the honor of Trowbrygge, service unknown.
Manor of Maydenbradley, or Maydenbradeley, two messuages, 400, or 40a. land, 60a. meadow, 700a. pasture, 20a. heath, in Maydenbradley, Westcodford and Estcodford, worth 12l., held of the prior of Maydenbradley, service unknown.
Manors of Chiklade, or Chicklade, and Hyndon, with the advowson of the church of Chiklade, or Chicklade, 500a. land, 60a. meadow, 1,000a. pasture, 10a. wood, 24a. heath and 5 marks rent, in Chiklade or Chicklad, Hyndon, Bishops Knoyll (Knoyll Episcopi) and Milton, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Winchester, service unknown.
Manor of Est Harnam, 400a. land, 50a., or 40a., meadow, 700a. pasture, 10a. wood, 100a. heath, 40s. rent, in Est Harnam and Homyngton, worth 9l., held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
Manor of Little Dorneford, ten messuages, 600, or 100a. land, 60a. meadow, 800a. pasture, 20a. wood, 4 marks rent, in Little Dorneford, Old Salisbury and Fysseherton Ancher; whereof the land, &c. in Little Dorneford and Old Salisbury, worth 13l., are held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, service unknown; and ten messuages in Fyssherton Ancher, worth 10 marks, are held of Nicholas Wadeham, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Neston, twenty messuages, 600a. land, 30a. meadow, 400a. pasture, 20a. wood, 40s. rent, with the chapel of St. John the Baptist there and the close adjacent in ‘le Rygge,’ or with the chapel of St. John the Baptist in ‘le Rygge’ with the close adjacent, in Neston, Cosham, Stratford, Hertham and Coshamlond within the parish of Cosham, worth 14l., held of the king, service unknown.
Six messuages, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Chyppenham, worth 26s. 8d., held of Walter Hungerford, knight, service unknown.
A hundred acres of pasture in Pavesham within the parish of Chippenham, worth 20s., held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
Three messuages, 100a. land, 10a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Castelcombe, Alyngton, Langeden or Lonyngdon, and Lockeryge or Lockerygge, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Scrope, knight, service unknown.
A messuage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Michells Kynton and Tollard, worth 26s. 8d., held of the abbot of Glassynbury, service unknown.
Six messuages, six gardens, in New Salisbury, with the advowson of the church of Great Cheverell (Cheverell Magna), worth 10l., held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
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683. JOHN BYCONELL, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 8 March, inquisition 20 June, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Giles Daubeney de Daubeney, knight, William Hody, knight, chief baron of the Exchequer, Edmund Carewe, knight, John Speke, knight, Amyas Paulet, knight, William Sayntmaur, esquire, William Carent, esquire, John More, esquire, John Skewys, John Pole and John Stone, thereof, to the use of himself and his heirs, and the performance of his last will.
They were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid. And afterwards, 15 August, 16 Henry VII, he made his last will, viz. that after his death his feoffees should demise the manor of South Perot to Elizabeth Biconyll, his wife, for her life, and that she during her life from the issues and profits thereof shall find yearly five scholars in the university of Oxford in divinity (in lege divina) to the intent that the said scholars shall instruct the people therein; that after her decease the manor should remain to the said William Sayntmaur for life, he finding two scholars, as above; that after his decease he manor should remain to the said Giles and Henry his son, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to the said William Sayntmaur and the heirs male of his body issuing, with remainder in default to the said Giles and the heirs male of his body issuing, with remainder in default to John Horsey, of Clyfton and his heirs for ever; except a tenement or messuage and certain parcels of land thereto adjacent within the said manor, late in the tenure of John Draper, which after the death of the said Elizabeth, Giles and Henry, and for default of male issue of the said William and Giles, should remain to the said William Sayntmaur and his heirs for ever.
Further touching land, &c., in Brodewyndesor and Wantesley, he willed that his said feoffees, having obtained the king’s licence, should demise them to the abbot of Glastonbury and his successors, to divers intents in the said will specified, and with the intent that the said abbot or his successors should demise the said messuages in Brodewyndesor to the said Elizabeth, for the term of her life, without impeachment of waste and without any rent to the abbot.
Afterwards, 23 August, 17 Henry VII, he died; and afterwards the said John Stone died; and afterwards the said William Sayntmaur died, without heir male of his body issuing. And the said Giles and all the other feoffees were seised of the premises in fee by survivorship, and, being so seised, and having obtained the king’s licence, by their charter indented demised the said land, &c. in Brodewyndesor and Wantesley to Richard, now abbot of Glastonbury, to hold to him and his successors to the intents in the will specified, as both by the said will and by certain indentures tripartite between the said abbot and convent, the prior and convent of Bath, the dean and chapter of Wells, and by the charter aforesaid by the said Giles and other his cofeoffees to the said abbot and his successors made, more fully appears. By virtue of which demise the same abbot and convent were seised of the premises in fee, in right of their church, and, being so seised, by charter under their common seal the said abbot and convent demised the premises to the said Elizabeth according to the form of the will and of the intent in the said charter indented and in the said indenture tripartite specified.
The said Elizabeth at the time of the taking of this inquisition was seised of such an estate in the premises; and from his death till now she has taken the issues and profits of the premises to her own use according to the will. Cf. Nos. 834, 837, 865.
DORSET. Manor of South Perot, worth 10l., held of Roger Newburough, knight, as of the manor of Bradepole, service unknown.
Four messuages, 40a. land, or one messuage, 200a. land, in Brodewyndesor and Wantesley, worth 5 marks, held of William Curteney, knight, as of his manor of Brodewyndesor, service unknown.
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684. JOHN LYGH, of Addyngton, esquire.
Commission of concealments, &c., 1 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 17 April, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Addington, 40a. land, &c., in Addington, in fee, and, being so seised, for the performance of his last will, by his charter dated 10 June, 3 (sic) Richard [III], enfeoffed Henry Heydon, knight, by the name of Henry Heydon, esquire, Ralph Tykyll, Richard Skynner, John Skynner, John Crowe, John Groffam, John Legh of Abyngworth and John Brokett thereof, with all lands, meadow warren, pasture, wood and rent, by the name of the manor of Addyngton otherwise called ‘Auguillond,’ with all lands &c., and all its appurtenances, &c. in counties Surrey and Kent; by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee, and, being so seised, the said Ralph Tykyll, Richard Skynner and John Groffam died so seised, and the said Henry and the others are still so seised by survivorship. By his last will he directed that his said feoffees should stand seised of the said manor for the performance of his last will till his heir was twenty-two years old, and that his said heir at that age should have the said manor and other the premises to him and his heirs for ever.
He was seised in fee of the manor of Addyngton aforesaid, and long before his decease, being so seised, by charter, 2 July, 21 Edward IV, gave a yearly rent of 4 marks, to have and receive to him (sibi) and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten (sic) with clause of distraint in default, as in the said charter more fully appears.
Long before his decease, Robert Whyte, son and heir of John Whyte, son and heir of Robert Whyte, was seised to the use of him and his heirs in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Beres and land, &c. in the parishes of Addyngton and Chelsham, which the said Robert Whyte, late of Ferneham, grandfather of the said Robert Whyte who survives, together with Robert Dogge, Thomas Wesynham and Thomas Chamber, deceased, had by the gift and feoffment of John Lygh, the elder, late of Addyngton, by his charter dated at Addyngton, 2 September, 27 Henry VI. The said Robert Whyte, the son, is still so seised. By his last will he willed and declared that the same Robert Whyte, the son, should stand and be enfeoffed of the said manor of Buryes, &c. for the performance of his last will, and that Isabel, his wife, should have an annuity of 10l. thereout for her life, and that afterwards the said Robert White, the son, should enfeoff or make estate in fee to other feoffees of the said manor for the performance of his will aforesaid; and the said feoffees should make estate thereof to his heir male at 21, with remainder, in default of issue male of his own body, to the heirs male of John Lygh, his grandfather.
Long before his decease he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned tenements called Lamendendes, &c. in the parish of Addyngton, and, being so seised, enfeoffed John Petlegh of Down, John Ownsted of Farlegh, and Henry Squery, thereof, to the use declared by his said last will, by virtue whereof they were and still are seised thereof in fee. By his last will he declared that the said John Petlegh and the others should be and stand enfeoffed thereof to the use of Joan Lygh, his sister, for the term of her life, with reversion to his right heirs.
He, John Kyng of Woodesyde, or Wodesyde, in the parish of Croydon and Nicholas Attwode, to the use of him and his heirs, were seised of the under-mentioned tenement, &c. in Croydon, as those which the said John Lygh bought and had together with the said John and Nicholas, by the gift and feoffment of John Kyng, the elder, of Sherlegh, as by the charter of the said John Kyng, the elder, 6 January, 15 Henry VII, more fully appears. He died so seised and the said John and Nicholas are still so seised thereof by survivorship.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned tenements, &c. in the towns, territories and parishes of Hedlegh, Ledred, &c., and, being so seised, by charter, 20 August, 8 Henry VII, gave them to John Puttok and John Brokett, ‘yeomen,’ who were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented, the last day but one of August, 9 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed the said John Lygh, esquire, and Isabel Harvy, daughter of the late John Harvy, esquire, deceased, and of Agnes, wife of John Islee, esquire, formerly wife of the said John Harvy, to hold to them and his heirs and assigns. They were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement; which Isabel he afterwards took to wife. He died so seised, and she is still seised thereof by survivorship.
He died 24 April, 18 Henry VII. Nicholas Legh, aged 9 and more, is his son and heir.
SURREY. Manor of Addington, or Addyngton, otherwise called ‘Bardolffes,’ otherwise called ‘Aguillondes,’ 40a. arable, 6a. meadow, 300a. land, or land and pasture, called ‘Warenlond,’ 40a. or 60a. wood, and 15s. rent of assise, in the parish of Addyngton, with appurtenances in the counties of Surrey and Kent, worth 6l., held of the king, by service of a dish (ferculi) to be made on the day of the king’s coronation, which dish is called ‘malpygernon.’
Manor of Beres, or Buryes, with 20a. land, 5a. meadow, 200a. land and pasture called ‘Waren land,’ 80a. wood, 3s. rent, within the townships (villatas) and parishes of Addyngton and Chelsham, or the manor of Buryes with appurtenances in Addyngton, Batys or Battes, Leyghams, Kebles, Stake croft and Colyersbourne, worth 100s., held of Henry Heidon, knight, John Skynner, John Crowe, John Legh of Abyngworth and John Brokett, as of their manor of Addyngton, service unknown.
Two tenements called ‘Lamendendes’ and ‘le Hale,’ or ‘Hale,’ 70a. land, 3a. wood, in the parish of Addyngton, worth 40s., held of Henry Heidon, knight, John Skynner, John Crowe, John Legh of Abyngworth and John Brokett, as of their manor of Addyngton, service unknown.
A tenement, 28a. land and pasture, 18a., or 14a., wood, in the parish of Croydon, called ‘Sherlegh,’ formerly ‘Syredys,’ worth 13s. 4d., held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Croydon, service unknown.
Six tenements, 32a., or 33a., land, 67a. meadow, 163a. pasture, 90a. wood, 32a., or 22a., marsh, in the townships, territories and parishes of Hedlegh, Ledred, Asshested, Walton, Okelegh, or Oklegh, Wotton and Abyngworth, worth 10 marks, whereof one tenement, 12a. land, 6a. wood, in Hedlegh, are held of the abbot of Westminster, as of his manor of Patesham, service unknown; another tenement called ‘Hicheherst,’ 100a. pasture, 44a. wood, are held of Richard Guldeford, knight, as of his manor of Abyngworth, service unknown; the third tenement called ‘Ruknanis’ and 30a. pasture thereto belonging, the fourth tenement called ‘Paynes,’ 60a. meadow, 22a. marsh and 3a. wood thereto belonging, the fifth tenement called ‘Pysteleys,’ and 20a. land thereto belonging, and the sixth tenement called ‘le Hale,’ 7a. meadow, 40a. wood and 33a. pasture, are held of Richard Colpeper, as of his manor of Oklegh, service unknown.
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685. HENRY CLIFFORD.
Commission reciting that Alexander Bradwey and Henry Clifford dies clauserunt extremos, &c., 13 July, 16 Henry VII; inquisition, touching Clifford only, 10 November, 19 Henry VII.
The said Henry Clifford died seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Frampton on Severn and land, &c. in Arlyngham.
Long before his death one James Clifford, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Swyndon, manor of Woodmancote, messuages in Durseley, and messuages, &c. in Frethorn, Salle and Fremylode, in fee, and, being so seised, upon a convenant and agreement of marriage between himself and one Margaret Denys, enfeoffed Thomas Lymbrik and others of the said manors, advowson and messuages in Durseley to her use for life and thereafter to the use of himself and his heirs. The said Thomas and his co-feoffees were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
Further the said James being seised of the said messuages, &c. in Frethorn, Salle and Framylode, enfeoffed Giles Brugges, Walter Brokehampton and John Leveson, clerk, thereof, to the use of the said Margaret for life; and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee to such use; and, they being so seised, the said James had issue the said Henry named in this commission, and died; and the said Margaret survived him.
After the death of the said James the said Thomas and his co-feoffees were seised of the said manors, advowson and messuages in Durseley in fee to the use of the said Margaret for life, and after her death to the use of the said Henry, son and heir of the said James, and his heirs.
Similarly the said Giles, Walter and John Leveson were seised of the said messuages, &c. in Frethorn, &c. in fee to the use aforesaid.
Afterwards the co-feoffees of the said Thomas Lymbrik died, and he was solely seised of the said manors, &c. in fee by survivorship to the use aforesaid; and, being so seised, he demised the same to the said Margaret for life, according to the will of the said James; by virtue of which demise she was, and still is, seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement.
Similarly the said Giles, Walter and John Leveson, demised the said messuages, &c. in Frethorn, &c. to the said Margaret for life, according to the said will; by virtue of which demise she was, and still is, seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement.
Afterwards the said Thomas Lymbrik died, after whose death the reversion of the said manors, &c. descended to one Edward Lymbrik, as son and heir of the said Thomas, to the use aforesaid.
Similarly the said Walter and John died, and the reversion of the said messuages, &c. was expectant to the said Giles, by survivorship, to the use aforesaid; and afterwards he died seised of that reversion, after whose death the reversion descended to one Giles Brugges, knight, as his cousin and heir, viz. son of Thomas his brother, to the use aforesaid.
He died 10 April, 2 Richard III. James Clifford, aged 19 and more, is his son and heir.
Immediately after his death Thomas Beynam, esquire, entered into the said manor of Frampton on Severn and land and pasture in Arlyngham, and took the issues and profits thereof till 23 February, 15 Henry VII, on which day one Alice, now the wife of Walter Denys, knight, entered into the same manors (sic) land and pasture and took the issues and profits from that day till the day of the taking of this inquisition, and still takes them.
The said Margaret Denys, now called Margaret Hide, is still surviving and took the issues and profits of the said manors of Swyndon and Woodmancote and the other premises in Dursley, Frethorn, Salle and Fremylode from the time of the death of the said Henry and long before till the taking of this inquisition and still takes them.
GLOUCESTER. Manor of Frampton on Severn (super Sabrinam), worth 100s., held of John Arundell, by 1/100 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Swyndon by (juxta) Cheltenham, worth 18l., held of the abbess of Syon, by 6s. rent yearly and suit of her court at Cheltenham twice a year.
Manor of Woodmancote, worth 60s., held of Edward Berkeley, knight, by 8d. rent yearly, for all service.
Eight messuages in Durseley, worth 60s., held of Edmund Wykes, esquire, by 16s. rent yearly, for all service.
Six acres of land, 2a. pasture, in Arlyngham, together with nine messuages, two cottages with gardens adjacent, four virgates, three farendells and a quarter of land and 6a. meadow, in Frethorn, Salle and Framylode, worth 8l. 11s., held of the lord de Botreux, services unknown.
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686. JOHN DIGGIS.
Writ 14 February, 18 Henry VII; inquisition Monday before St. Leonard, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Popeshale in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Edward Ponynges, John Fyneux, William Scotte, and Thomas Kemp’, knights, thereof, inter alia, to the use of himself, his heirs and assigns, by virtue of which feoffment they were and still are seised thereof to the use aforesaid.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Yoke in fee, and similarly enfeoffed the said Edward and the others thereof.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land in Netherhardres in fee and similarly enfeoffed the said Edward and the others thereof.
A fine was levied in the quinzaine of St. Martin, 3 Richard II, and afterwards in the quinzaine of Easter, 4 Richard II, between John Dygges and Juliana, his wife, querents, and Roger son of John de Northwode, deforciants, of the under-mentioned manor of Wychelyng, which Christopher Shukkeburgh and Agnes, his wife, held for the term of her life, whereby the said Roger granted that the said manor which the said Christopher and Agnes held for her life of his inheritance, should remain upon her decease to the said John and Juliana and the heirs of their bodies.
The said John Dygges, named in the writ, was cousin and heir of the said John and Juliana, viz. son of John, son of John, son of the said John and Juliana, whereby the said John Dygges, named in the writ, entered into the said manor and was thereof seised in fee tail by the form of the gift, and, being so seised, he enfeoffed the said Edward and the others thereof inter alia to the use aforesaid, &c.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Brome and Outtelmeston in fee, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed the said Edward and the others to the use aforesaid, &c.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land in Lenham in fee, and similarly enfeoffed the said Edward and the others thereof, &c.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land in Fryndstede, Kyngeston, Asshe and Natyngton, in fee, and similarly enfeoffed the said Edward and the others thereof, &c.
He died 29 December, 18 Henry VII. James Dygges, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir. The said James has taken the issues and profits of the premises since his father’s decease.
KENT. Manor of Popeshale, worth 10l., held of Thomas Kyngeston, the heir of John de Sancto Johanne, by knight-service, viz. by homage and fealty and the payment of 20d. yearly to the heir aforesaid of John de Sancto Johanne, for every twenty weeks, at the king’s castle of Dovorr, for ward thereof, inasmuch the said Thomas is mesne between the said John Dygges and the king.
Manor of Yoke, worth 10 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Ledes, formerly Hamo Crevequer’s, service unknown.
Ninety-seven acres of land, pasture and wood, in Netherhardres, worth 6l., held of the king, as of the said honor of Ledes, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Wychelyng, worth 10 marks, held of the dean and chapter of the free chapel of the king of St. Stephen within the palace of the town of Westminster, by homage and fealty and service of three parts of a knight’s fee, and a rent yearly to the king’s castle of Dovorr to the ward of the said castle for every twenty weeks, 10s.
Manors of Brome and Outtelmeston, worth 10l. apiece, held of the archbishopric of Canterbury, by fealty and rent, viz. the manor of Brome by 4l. rent yearly and the manor of Outtelmeston by 100s. rent yearly.
One hundred acres of land in Lenham, worth 6l., held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Augustin without the walls of the city of Canterbury, by homage and fealty and by service of paying to the said abbot yearly 19s.
One hundred acres of land in Fryndstede, held of Robert Haddes, as of his manor of Wrenstede, by fealty and 21s. 3d. rent yearly.
One hundred acres of land in Kyngeston, held of Roger Wentworth, as of his manor of Kyngeston, by fealty and 16s. rent yearly.
Twenty acres of land in Asshe by Sandwich, held of the archbishopric of Canterbury, by fealty and a yearly rent, amount unknown.
Fifty acres of land in Natynton, held of the prior of the church of St. Gregory of Canterbury, by fealty and a yearly rent, amount unknown.
The said land in the towns of Fryndstede, Kyngeston, Asshe and Natyngton, is worth 4l. yearly.
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687. ALICE CLAYTON.
Writ of Mandamus, 10 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 20 October, 19 Henry VII.
John Parterich, John Welweton, and William Gardenar, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in South Pederton, Estlambroke and Kyngesbery, Homer, Trent, Wyke and Milbourne Port, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to Giles Kendale and the said Alice, then his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
The said Giles and Alice were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, and had issue Margaret and Elizabeth. Afterwards he died, and she was solely seised thereof by survivorship in fee fail, and died so seised, whereupon the premises descended to the said Margaret, wife of Henry Wadham, esquire, and to Thomas Roo, viz. to Margaret as daughter, and to Thomas as cousin, and heirs of the bodies of the said Giles and Alice, the said Thomas being son of the said Elizabeth their daughter. They entered accordingly and were and still are seised thereof in fee tail.
She died 2 January last, seised in fee of the under-mentioned two messuages, land, pasture and meadow, in Estlambroke, which thereupon descended to the said Margaret and Thomas Roo, as her daughter and one of her heirs and her cousin and the other of her heirs, viz. son of her daughter Elizabeth. The said Margaret and Thomas are her next heirs, Margaret aged 40 and more and Thomas aged 22 and more.
SOMERSET. Two messuages, 20a. land, 40a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in South Pederton, worth 26s. 8d., held of Giles, lord de Daubeney, knight, as of the manor of South Pederton, in free socage.
Six messuages, 40a. land, 30a. pasture, a dovecot, and 10a. meadow, in Estlambroke; also eight messuages, 30a. land, 20a. pasture, 8a. meadow, in Kyngesbery, or Kyngesbury, Episcopi; held of the dean and chapter of Wells, as of their manor of Kynbery, service unknown; the said messuages, land, pasture and dovecot are worth 4 marks yearly.
A messuage, 80a. land, 40a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Homer, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
One acre of land in Trent and the advowson of the church of Trent, to be presented to at every third turn, worth 20d., held of the prior and convent of Stodeley, in free socage.
A messuage, a water-mill, a cottage and 160a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, in Wyke by Milbourne Port, worth 5 marks, held of William Carant, esquire, service unknown.
A burgage in Milbourne Port, worth 6s. 8d., held of Margaret, countess of Richemond, as of her manor of Milbourne Port, in free burgage.
Two messuages, 20a. land, 10a. pasture, 2a. meadow, in Estlambroke, worth 20s., held of the dean and chapter of Wells, service unknown.
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688. RICHARD COTTON, esquire.
Writ 23 January, inquisition 3 March, 19 Henry VII.
Henry Colet, William Knyvet, knights, John Colet, John Clerk, Thomas West, clerks, Henry Grymysby, Robert Brudenell, Thomas Jakes, Christopher Hawe and Ralph Grene, were seised, long before the decease of the said Richard Coton, of the undermentioned manors, to the use of the said Henry Colet and his heirs by reason of a bargain, covenant and purchase thereof between the said Henry and Richard for a certain sum of money by the said Henry to the said Richard paid, as in certain indentures between them more fully appears; and they being so seised, afterwards by certain indentures, 8 February, 13 Henry VII, between the said Henry Colet, of the one part, and Richard Coton named in the writ, by the description of Richard Cotton of Redware, co. Stafford, esquire, of the other, it was covenanted, bargained and agreed between them that if, and so long as the said Richard, his heirs and assigns, paid 10l. yearly, on the last day of March and 20 September equally, to the said Henry, his heirs and assigns, or within three months after such days, then, and so long, the said Richard, his heirs and assigns, should have and enjoy the said manors and take the issues and profits thereof without interruption from the said Henry, his heirs or assigns; in default of such payments, if the said Richard acquitted the said manors against Thomas Coton and Katharine, his wife, of an annuity of 10 marks which they have therefrom for the term of their lives, then, if the said Henry paid to the said Richard, to the use of himself and his heirs or assigns, 160l., or if on the occasion of such default the manors were not discharge of the said annuity of 10 marks, then, if the said Henry paid 30l. to the said Richard, or to the prior of Leicester for the time being to the use of the said Richard, his heirs or assigns, from thenceforth the said Henry and his co-feoffees and their heirs shall be possessed of the said manors to the use of the said Henry, his heirs and assigns; and that, in the meantime, till this be done, the said Richard, his heirs and assigns should occupy the said manors, supporting the said charges as aforesaid. Further, the said Henry granted, bargained and allowed by the same indentures that if and when the said Richard Coton, his heirs or assigns, pay to him, his heirs or assigns, 210 marks, then the said Henry and his co-feoffees and their heirs, should be seised of the said manors to the use of the said Richard and his heirs, the said manors being thereupon clearly discharged of all rents, statutes staple, statutes merchant and other charges granted or had by the said Henry.
The said Henry and his co-feoffees were seised thereof accordingly at the time of Richard’s death, and still are seised, to the use of the yearly payment of 10l., as above, and to the other uses specified in the said indentures; and the said Henry was duly satisfied of the said payment up to Richard’s death; and the said Richard duly pay the said 10l. all his life, on the appointed days, and has not yet paid the said 210 marks.
He died 10 September, 19 Henry VII. Thomas Coton, aged 20 and more, is his son and heir.
LEICESTER. Manors of Thurcaston, Cayham and Mapulwell, worth 20l., held of Thomas, marquess of Dorset, service unknown.
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689. JOAN BOUREMAN, widow.
Writ 3 November, inquisition 26 April, 19 Henry VII.
She was seised of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Broke, and died so seised.
She was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Alffredyston.
She was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Brardyng and Caresbroke in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 16 October, 4 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed William Coke of Elyngham and William Okeden, of the same, whereby they were seised thereof in fee to her use for life, with remainder to the use of Thomas Bowreman and Eleanor, his wife, for their lives in survivorship, with remainder to the use of Thomas’ heirs, as by an indenture between her and Thomas Bowreman, her son and heir, of the one part, and the said William Coke, of the other, dated Monday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 3 Richard III, more fully appears. Afterwards the said Thomas Bowreman died and the said Eleanor survived him and took to husband one William Tychebourne of Tychebourne, esquire. And the said William Coke died and the said William Okeden survived him and was seised of the premises in fee by survivorship to the use of the said William Tychebourne and Eleanor his wife, in her right, for the term of her life, with remainder to the use of Nicholas Bowreman, son and heir of the said Thomas Bowreman and his heirs for ever.
She was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Bordwode, Ageston, Adderton, Newport, Fayrle, Kete, Panne, Diersdoun and Lymyngton, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter 22 May, 11 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed John Lighe (Lize), John Gilberd, John Coke, esquires, Thomas Coke, Robert Gylberd, gentlemen, and Edmund Crome, rector of the church of Bryxston, together with the said land, &c. in Brerdyng and Caresbroke, for the performance of her last will to be thereafter declared to them, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee to her use and the performance of such will.
She declared her last will, at Broke, 2 July, 14 Henry VII, touching the premises, viz. that her feoffees should ‘make a state unto Alianore late the wyffe of Thomas Bowreman my sone’ of the land, &c., ‘callyd Morteyns Londys,’ in Brerdyng ‘with the Fullyng Mylle in Scide.’ for her life, with remainder to herself and the right heirs of ‘me the seyd Jane Bowreman’; further, that her feoffees, John Lyghe (Lyze), John Gylberd and John Coke, with William Tychebourne and ‘Alianore,’ his wife, should, after her decease, take the issues of all the lands, &c., which they had by her feoffment in Brerdyng, Bordwode, Ageston, Aderton, Newport, Fareley, Kete, Panne and ‘the londes in Lymyngton,’ for nine years next after her decease, ‘the money therof to be disposed to the fyndyng of Margarett Bowreman, doughter of Thomas Bowreman the yonger and Alianore hys wyfe’ till she be married by their advice, ‘and then she to have the over plus of all the money’ so received, after costs, &c. ‘deducte,’ if she die before marriage, the same to be disposed to a good ‘pryst to synge and pray for my soule and my husbond Thomas Bowreman and for the soules of my fader and moder, scilt John Rouckeley and Jone hys wyfe and all crysten soules in the chapell of Broke,’ &c.; and, after her will so performed, that all her feoffees make estate in fee to her next heir.
She died 11 October last. Nicholas Bowreman, aged 16 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Thomas Bowreman her son.
ISLE OF WIGHT. Moiety of the manor of Broke, worth 10l. 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of the honor of Caresbroke castle, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A cottage and 3a. land, in Alffredyston, worth 2s. 8d., held of Henry Strangways, as of his manor of Alffredyston, by service of 2d. and suit of court, for all service.
Four messuages, 111 1/2a. arable, 73a. pasture, 1a. meadow, and five cottages, with 8a. arable, called ‘Morteyns Londys,’ in the parish of Brardyng, or Brerdyng, worth 113s. 1d., held of Robert Gylberd, as of the manor of Woode, service unknown.
A fulling mill situate beside Shottyngbrygge, within the parish of Caresbroke, or ‘the fullyng mylle in Scide,’ worth 20s., held of Robert Wallope, as of his manor of Marfeleys, in right of Isabel, his wife, service unknown.
A tenement with 14a. arable in Bordwode, or Bordewode, worth 18s. 4d., held of Nicholas Lysle, as of his manor of Blackepanne, by service of suit of court, &c.
An acre of arable in Ageston, worth 12d., held of Henry Strangeweys, as of his manor of Alfredeston, by suit of court, for all service.
Five tenements, 33 1/2a. arable, 44a. meadow, 4 1/2a. moor, in Adderton, worth 42s., held of the abbot of Quarr, as of his manor of Adderton, service unknown.
Three tenements, or a tenement, with a stable, and divers plots (vacuis placeis terre), in Newport, or Newporte, worth 20s., held by burgage of the borough of Newporte.
Two acres of meadow, in Fayrle, two acres of arable, in Kete, worth 5s. 8d., held of Nicholas Wadham, as of his manor of Alvyngton, service unknown.
Three shillings yearly rent from the manor of Panne for certain lands there.
Eight acres of pasture, by estimation, lying on ‘Diersdoun’ or ‘Diers doune,’ worth 3s. 4d., held of Robert Gylberd, as of his manor of Knyghton, service unknown.
HANTS. Moiety of a tenement and 4a. arable, in Lymyngton, without the Isle, worth 8s., held in burgage, as of the borough of New Lymyngton.
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690. HENRY COLYER.
Writ of Amotus, 10 August, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 12 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in Bukingham, Letyngburgh, Hyllesdon and burgage in Bukyngham, and died so seised.
One John Cowley, clerk, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Tyngewyke to his use and the performance of his last will.
By his last will, 3 May, 16 Henry VII, he directed that Margaret, his wife, should have and possess the said messuages, lands, tenements and the rest of the premises, for the term of her life, with remainder to Richard Colyer, his son, and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to Bartholomew, the other of his sons, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
One Emma Malett, widow, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Great Horwode in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed him, William Styker and John Danyell, thereof, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee; and afterwards he and John Danyell died, and the survivor, William Styker, being seised thereof in fee, enfeoffed Margaret Colyer, widow, since deceased, Thomas Cowley, clerk, William Cutlard and Bartholomew Colyer, his son, who survive, thereof, to hold to them and Bartholomew’s heirs and assigns, to the use of the said Bartholomew and his heirs and of the other heirs of Henry Colyer, named in the writ, as in the said last will more fully appears; by virtue of which feoffment the said Thomas Cowley, William and Bartholomew are now similarly seised thereof, viz. the said Thomas and William in their demesne as of free tenement and the said Bartholomew in fee.
He died 7 May, 16 Henry VII. The said Henry Colyer is his son and heir, and is aged 21 and more.
BUCKS. Three messuages in the town of Bukingham, worth 26s. 8d., held of George (sic), duke of Bukingham, service unknown.
Two messuages, 115a. land, 13 1/2a. meadow and two closes containing 40a. land, and common of pasture for thirty cows, in ‘le Hay,’ in Letyngburgh, worth 26s. 8d., held of John Ingoldesby, by the rent of 1lb. of cummin yearly, for all service.
Ten acres of land with a hide of meadow, in Hyllesdon, or Hillesdon, worth 13s. 4d., held of John, earl of Oxford, service unknown.
A burgage with a garden in the town of Bukyngham, or Bukingham, worth 20s., held of George, duke of Bukingham, service unknown.
Two messuages, five, or four, virgates of land, five virgates of meadow, in the town and fields of Tyngewyke, worth 40s., held of the provost of New College, Oxford, by 12d. rent.
Two messuages, two virgates of land, 10a. meadow, 10a. pasture, in the towns (sic) and fields of Great (Magna) Horwod, or Horwode, worth 30s., held of the said provost of New College, Oxford, by 8d. rent.
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691. THOMAS NEVYLE, esquire.
Writ 8 April, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 30 October, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, gave them inter alia by charter to Nicholas Griffyn, of Braybrok, esquire, John Newdygate, of Herfeld, co. Middlesex, esquire, Edward Gryffyn, esquire, and John Warde, of Holt, ‘husbondman,’ to his own use and the performance of his last will, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly.
By writing under his seal he declared his last will, viz. that Isabel, his wife, immediately after his death, should have all the said lands, &c. for the term of her life, with remainder to his own right heirs. Similarly he willed that, after her death, Thomas Nevell, Humphrey Nevell, John Nevell, Roger Nevell and Francis Nevell, should have inter alia all those lands and tenements, parcel of the lands and tenements aforesaid, which he bought in Eston and Metburn, with the advowson of the church of Haloughton, to them and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
Afterwards he died and the said Isabel is living and takes the issues and profits of the premises to her own use by virtue of the said will.
The said Thomas Nevell, the son, Humphrey, John, Roger and Francis Nevell, his sons, are living.
He died 2 April last. William Nevell, aged 27 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 711, 727, 734, 862.
LEICESTER. Moiety of the manor of Holt, seven messuages, five cottages, 200a. land, 60a. meadow, in Holt, worth 14l., held of the lord Le Zouch, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Two messuages, 30a. land, 10a. meadow, in Drayton, worth 7l., held of the abbot of Peterborough, by fealty, other services unknown.
A messuage, 80a. land, 20a. meadow, in Bryngest, worth 30s., held of the said abbot, by fealty, other services unknown.
Two cottages, in Eston, worth 12s., held of the same abbot, by fealty, other services unknown.
A messuage and 8a. land, in Haloughton, worth 13s. 4d., held of the lord Beamond, by fealty, other services unknown.
A messuage, 40a. land, 20a. pasture, in Medburn, or Metburn, worth 3l., held of John Ormond, esquire, by fealty, other services unknown.
Eight messuages, a water-mill, a cottage and eight virgates of land, in Lubbenham, worth 10l., held of the bishop (sic) of York, by service of 1/3 of a knight’s fee.
Purchased lands in Eston and Metburn, with the advowson of the church of Haloughton, value, &c. not stated, if not included in the above.
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692. JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 28 October, inquisition 1 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned messuages, St. Dionis, Bakchurch, St. Andrew Hobert, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by his charter indented, 3 Richard III, by the name of John Philpot, esquire, demised the four messuages in ‘Philpottes Lane,’ to one John Bonde, to hold from Michaelmas, 3 Richard III, for eighty years then next, at 3l. rent, by virtue of which demise the said John Bond was possessed thereof.
Afterwards, by the name of John Philpot, esquire, by his charter indented, 8 July, 3 Henry VII, reciting the demise of the premises to the said John Bonde, he gave to Master Oliver Kyng, clerk, some time bishop of Bath and Wells, Thomas Frowyke, now chief justice of the Common Bench, Thomas Salle, Henry Assheborn’, Richard Raulyns, John Baron, Robert Cosyn and Thomas Marowe, the reversion of the messuages aforesaid and all his right in the same, to hold to them and their assigns, to the use and profit of the said John Philpot and of Elizabeth Cosyn, niece (nepotis) of the said Oliver, for the term of the life of the said John and Elizabeth and the longer liver of them; by virtue of which grant the said John Bonde, then tenant for term, attorned to the said Oliver, and his co-feoffees, by payment of 1d. parcel of the said rent and became their tenant.
The said John Bond is still possessed of the said four messuages by reason of the said demise. The said Oliver, Thomas Salle, Henry Assheburn’, Richard Rawlyns and John Baron are dead, and the said Thomas Frowyk, Thomas Marowe and Robert Cosyn are seised at the time of the taking of this inquisition of the said reversion by survivorship in their demesne as of free tenement to the use of the said Elizabeth and receive the rent aforesaid to her use.
One John Philpot, esquire, father of the said John Philpot, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned tenement in ‘Lumbard Strete’ in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave it Richard Hayward, clerk, Thomas Frowyk, knight, Thomas Welles, Roger Philpot and John Hayward, since deceased, and Nicholas Lysle, knight, by the name of Nicholas Lysle, esquire, who survives, to the use of the said John Philpot, knight, and his heirs, by the name of John Philpot, son and heir of the said John Philpot, esquire, and the said Nicholas is seised thereof accordingly in fee.
The said John Philpot, knight, by the name of John Philpot, esquire, bequeathed the said tenement in ‘Lumbard Strete’ by his last will, 26 July, 7 Henry VII, to one William Philpot, his second son, and the heirs of his body issuing, with remainder in default to Piers Philpot, his son and heir, and the heirs of his body issuing, with remainder in default to the heirs of his own body issuing, with remainder in default to his own right heirs; and directed his said feoffees to make estate thereof immediately after his decease to the said William as aforesaid. The said Nicholas at the time of the taking of this inquisition is seised thereof accordingly to the use of the said William and his heirs aforesaid, according to the form of the said will.
He died seised of the residue of the said messuages, or tenements, 20 June, 17 Henry VII. Piers Philpot, aged 14 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 648, 718, 721, 777, 779, 780, 781.
LONDON. Four messuages, or tenements, situate in ‘Philpot Lane’ in the parish of St. Dionis Bakchurch in the ward of Langborn, worth 3l.
Eight messuages, or tenements, in the parish of St. Andrew Hobert, in the ward of Bellynges gate, worth 10l.
A messuage, or tenement, called ‘Gerardes Hall,’ with three messuages, or tenements, to the same adjacent, situate in the parish of St. Mildred, the Virgin, in the ward of Bridstret, worth 3l.
A messuage, or tenement, called ‘Brewehouse,’ with four other messuages, or tenements, to the same ‘le Brewehous’ adjacent, situate in the parish of St. Augustin beside (juxta) ‘Poules,’ in the ward of Faryngdon, worth 40s.
A messuage, or tenement, situate in the parish of St. Leonard, in the ward of Briggestrete, worth 20s.
A tenement, or messuage, situate next ‘le Sonne’ in ‘Lumbard Strete,’ wherein —— Weston sometime dwelt, worth 11l.
All the above tenements are held of the king in free burgage.
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693. BENET MEDLEYE, gentleman.
Writ of Mandamus 27 October, inquisition 28 January, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Tachebrok Mallory, lands, &c. in Busshewood, &c., Berkeswell, Shrevesley, Hatton, Warwick and Myton, Warwick and Cotton, and the market-place, suburbs and borough of Warwick, and, being so seised, by charter indented gave them to William Medley, his son and heir apparent and Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of William’s body on the said Elizabeth begotten.
He died 13 October, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Whitnasshe, and lands, &c. in Beausale, Haseley, Kyngton, Combroke, Brokehampton, the suburbs of Warwick, over the bridge of Warwick and in the town and fields of Myton, in fee. William Medley, aged 23 and more at the time of Benet’s death, is his son and heir.
WARWICK. Manor of Whitnasshe, worth 8l., held of Robert Muserd, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 20a. land, 40a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Beausale, worth 26s. 8d., held of the prioress of Wraxale, by fealty and 21 1/2d. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 20a. land, 10a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Haseley, worth 10s., held of the king, as of his castle of Warrewyk, by fealty and 11s. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 30a. land, 20a. meadow, in Kyngton; a messuage, 40a. land, in Combroke and Brokehampton, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of his duchy of Norfolk, as of the ancient demesne of the king, by fealty, and 46s. rent.
Six messuages situate in the suburbs of Warwyk, worth 26s. 8d., held of the king, as of his castle of Warrewyk aforesaid, by service of fealty and 4s. yearly, for all service.
A messuage, 20a. land, 6a. pasture over the bridge (ultra pontem) of Warwick, and in the town and fields of Myton, worth 16s., held of the king, as of his castle aforesaid, by fealty and 12s. rent yearly.
A messuage over the bridge of the town aforesaid of the yearly value of 3s. 4d., held of the house of St. Sepulchre within Warrewyk, by 7 1/2d. rent, for all service.
Manor of Tachebrok Mallory, worth 8l., held of the heirs of Ralph Butler, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 30a. land, 40a. pasture, 6a. wood, 10a. meadow, in Busshewood, or Bisshewoodes, Preston Bagott, or Preston Bagot, and Lappeworth, held diversly, viz. of the bishop of Worcester, John Aston, knight, and the abbot of Redyng, by 14s. rent, for all service.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 60a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 12a. wood, in Berkeswell, or Barkeswell, worth 3l., held of the lord de Moundevile, by fealty and 8s. rent yearly, for all service.
A messuage, 10a. land, 10a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Shrevesley, worth 7s., held of Humphrey Bleke, by fealty and 3s. 9d. rent.
A messuage, 20a. land, 10a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Shrevesley, worth 16s., held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 16s. 5 1/2d. rent.
A messuage, 10a. land, 10a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Hatton, worth 20s., held of the king, as of his castle of Warrewyk, by fealty and 17s. 1/2d. rent, for all service.
A messuage, 10a. land, 6a. meadow, over the bridge in the suburbs of Warwick and fields of Myton, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of his castle of Warwyk aforesaid, by fealty and 4d. rent, for all service.
Two messuages, 20a. land, 8a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in the suburbs of Warwyk, and fields of Cotton, worth 19s., held of the dean and canons of the college of Warwyk, by 4s. 4d. rent, for all service,
Two messuages in ‘le Markett Place’ within the town of Warrewyk, worth 33s. 4d., held of the master and brethren of the Hospital of St. John within the suburbs of the borough of Warwyk, by 18d. rent.
Certain gardens in the suburbs of Warwic, worth 2s., held of the king, as of his castle of Warwyk, by 14d. rent.
A messuage within the borough of Warwic, worth 16s., held of the king, as of his borough aforesaid, by 12d. rent.
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694. ROBERT HALLEY, esquire.
Writ 24 September, inquisition 20 January, 19 Henry VII.
On the day of his decease he was seised by the curtesy of England (curtesiam Anglie) of the under-mentioned manors of Wytteryng and Goldasshby, and the advowson of the church of Thurnby.
On the day of his decease he was seised, together with Ellen his wife, for the term of their lives, of the under-mentioned manors of Ufford and Upton, and died so seised, and the said Ellen survived him, and after her decease they ought to remain to John Halley, esquire, as his son and heir, to him and his heirs for ever.
He died 21 September last. The said John Halley, aged 46 and more, is his son and heir.
NORTHAMPTON. Manor of Wytteryng, or Witteryng, worth 40l., held of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, by suit of their court of Langdyk.
Manor of Goldasshby, or Goldassby, worth 10l. 3s. 4d., held of George Burnaby, esquire, service unknown.
Advowson of the church of Thurnby.
Manor of Ufford, held of the lady Margaret, countess of Rychemond, by suit of her court of Torpell.
Manor of Upton, held of the abbot of Peterborough, by suit of his court of Landyk.
The said manors of Ufford and Upton are worth 6l. yearly.
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695. ALEXANDER STANTOR.
Writ 17 March, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 5 October, 19 Henry VII.
He died 18 March last, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. Peter Stantor, aged 41 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Great (Magna) Hornyngesham, with appurtenances in Horyngesham, together with the advowson of the church of Longleat (Longa Leta), and a messuage, 20a. land and a meadow called ‘Segurs,’ in Little (Parva) Hornyngesham, parcel of the manor of Great Hornyngesham, worth 10l., held of the earl of Hereford, by service of one hawk (nisi).
Manor of Kyngeston Deverell, with the advowson of the church of Kyngeston Deverell, six messuages, 200a. arable, 100a. pasture, 1a. wood, in Kyngeston Deverell, held of the prince of Wales, as of his honor of Walyngford, worth 10l.; the said advowson is worth nothing.
A cottage and two virgates and a half of land, in Rugge, worth 6s. 8d., held of the abbess of the monastery of Wylton, service unknown.
Three messuages and three virgates of land, in Stokton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the prior of St. Swithin of Winchester, service unknown.
A messuage, a dovecot, three cottages and 31a. land, in Fouleston, worth 13s. 4d., held of the abbess of the monastery of Wylton, service unknown.
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696. PETER HYLLYERD, esquire.
Writ of Mandamus, 12 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 18 September, 19 Henry VII.
On the day he died, and long before, William Hody, knight, Thomas Frowik, then serjeant-at-law, Robert Aldernes, Richard Awbrey and William Esyngton, were, and still are, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Fulstowe, &c. in fee, by virtue of a recovery suffered to them, by Thomas, earl of Surrey, John Broke, John Shaa, Humphrey Conyngesby, serjeant-at-law, Roger Bourghchier and William Brownyng, in Trinity Term, 16 Henry VII, who vouched the said Peter to warranty, and he warranted the same to them.
The said William Hody and the others were seised thereof in fee to secure the payment of 700l., to be paid 100l. yearly, to Cecily Wether, widow, and of 300l. similarly to be paid her, 100l. yearly, from the date of certain indentures between Robert Hillyard, knight, father of the said Peter, the said Peter and the said Cecily Wether, widow, made, whereof the date is 17 February, 16 Henry VII, viz. to the use of the said Peter, his heirs and assigns, so long as he, or they, paid 100l. and 100l. yearly till the said sums of 700l. and 300l. were discharged, and, thereafter, to the use of him, his heirs and assigns.
William Girlyngton, and others, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Normanby in fee, to the use of the said Peter and his heirs.
He died 20 March, 17 Henry VII. Christopher Hillyard, aged fifteen and a half years and more, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN. Manor of Fulstowe, forty messuages, 1,000a. land, 500a. meadow, 1,000a. pasture, 1,000a. marsh and 100s. rent, in Fulstowe, Chapell Marshe, and Fulstowe Marshe, and the advowson of the church of Fulstowe, worth 100 marks, held of Margaret, countess of Richmond and Derby, service unknown.
Manor of Normanby, worth 20 marks, tenure unknown.
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697. JOHN ETTON.
Writ 10 May, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 28 October, 19 Henry VII.
He held the under-mentioned messuages, &c., the day he died.
He died 8 May, 18 Henry VII. John Etton, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN. A capital messuage and four bovates of land in Fresby, worth 6l. 12s. 4d., held of the abbot and convent of Bardeney, by socage.
A messuage and four cottages with appurtenances lying in Bagendyrby, Stanesby and Someresby, worth 40s., held of the warden of Tateshall and George Gedney, service unknown.
A capital messuage and certain lands and tenements lying in Waynflete, lately bought of John Kyngson, and others, worth 10 marks, held of George Taylbos, knight, and the warden of Tateshall, service unknown.
Certain lands and tenements and rent of assise, lying in Northsomercotes, Burgh in ley Marsshe, Irby, Braytoft and Thorp, worth 40s., held of George Taylbos, knight, service unknown.
A capital messuage with appurtenances in Little Stepyng, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster, by 6d. rent yearly, for all service.
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698. HENRY MOYNGNE.
Writ of Mandamus, 28 May, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 20 October, 19 Henry VII.
Joan Somercotes, widow, was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Northwyfflyngham and land, &c. thereto belonging, and, being so seised, gave them to one Thomas Moigne and Joan, his wife, since deceased, and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Thomas. They were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne in form aforesaid and had issue between them the said Henry Moigne, now deceased, and others. The said Thomas Moigne died so seised and the said Joan continued her possession by survivorship, and afterwards died, after whose death the said Henry Moigne, by virtue of the gift aforesaid, as son and heir male of the said Thomas and Joan of their bodies begotten, entered into the said manor and was seised thereof in fee tail according to the form of the gift, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed Robert Scheffeld, of Westboturwyk, the elder, Robert Scheffeld of London, the younger, John Scheffeld, of Croxby, esquires, and Henry Douceson, gentleman, to the use of the heirs male of the said Henry of his body, and for default of this issue to the use of his right heirs.
He was seised of the other under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Robert Scheffeld, of Westboturwyk, the elder, esquire Robert Scheffeld, of London, the younger, esquire, and John Scheffeld, of Croxby Mede, in Grymsby, esquire, and Henry Douceson, of the same, gentleman, thereof, to the use of himself and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
He died 20 March last. George Moigne, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN. Manor of Northwyfflyngham, 200a. land, 80a. meadow, 80a. leasow and pasture, 70a. moor, and ten cottages to the same manor belonging, worth 10l., held of the dean and chapter of Lincoln, by 20s. rent yearly, for all service.
A capital messuage, 100a. land and meadow and a cottage with a close to the same capital messuage belonging, in the town and fields of Clee, worth 8l. 6s. 8d., held of the castle of Dovorr, by 6d. rent yearly, for all service.
Eight shillings and fourpence yearly rent there and in Gremysby.
Thirty-two, or twenty-two, acres of land and meadow in the fields of Clee, worth 12s., held of the mayor and bailiffs of Gremysby, by service of suit of court of the said mayor and bailiffs at Gremysby every three weeks and 11s. 6d. rent yearly.
A close in Thruisco, or Thruskow, hamlet of Clee, with 7a. land and meadow there, worth 6s., held of the abbot of Tupholm, by 2s. rent and suit of his court.
Ten acres of land and meadow in the fields of Hele and Itterby, hamlets of Clee, whereof 4a. meadow lie in Clee Carre, worth 8s., held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster by 2s. 10d. rent and suit of court twice a year.
Two messuages, five closes, 66a. land and meadow, 9s. 11 1/2d. rent, in Wathe, worth 53s., held of the lord ‘Lee Skrope,’ by 8s. rent and service of suit of his court, and of William Langdale, esquire, by 3s. rent, and of the lady Elizabeth Tunstall by 12s. rent, and of the abbot of Humberston by 20d. rent yearly.
Eighteen acres of land and meadow lying in the fields of Howton by (juxta) Tetteney, worth 8s., held of the lord ‘dell Skrope,’ by suit of court.
A cottage and five closes and 3a. land, in Thorganby, worth 7s., held of the abbot of Welow, by service of suit of court.
A messuage, 100a. land, in the town and fields of North Elkyngton, worth 28s., held of George Tailbose, knight, by service of suit of court.
Twenty-three acres of land and meadow, in the fields of Sceynesby, or Scaynesby, worth 10s., held of Cecily, lady Wells, by 12d. rent, and service of suit of court.
A certain manor in Stow, with land, &c., thereto belonging, in Stowe, Marton and Normanby, worth 53s., held of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown.
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699. THOMAS STOUFORD.
Writ 11 January, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 16 October, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Idelcot, and, being so seised, by charter, 4 October, 13 Edward IV, enfeoffed Philip Stouford and Alice his wife thereof, to hold to them and the heirs begotten between them, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee tail.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Estbarlyngton, and, being so seised, enfeoffed John Holand, Thomas Holand, Richard Hals and Thomas Shepton thereof, who, being so seised, by their charter, 10 May, 8 Edward IV, gave the same to the said Philip and Alice, and the heirs begotten between them, with remainder to the said Thomas and his heirs, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee tail.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Shappelegh Helyon in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 9 September, 11 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Hacche, Thomas Giffard, William Bury and William Denbold thereof, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee; and afterwards the said William Bury died, and the others were, and still are, seised thereof in fee by survivorship.
He died 8 January, 18 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned land, &c. in Gattecomb, &c. in fee. The said Philip Stowford, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Idelcot and four carucates of land in Idelcote, worth 40s., held of William Kayleway, knight, as of his manor of Chedyldon, by knight-service.
A messuage, 10a. land, 1a. meadow, 6a. furze and heath, in Estbarlyngton, or Estbalrington, worth 5s., held of Francis Harrys, as of his manor of Hantisford, service unknown.
A toft, 80a. land, 12a. meadow, 20a. furze and heath, in Gattecomb, worth 3l., held of Edward Pomerey, as of his manor of Bery Pomerey, service unknown.
Twenty acres of land, called ‘Caleford,’ in the parish of Dowleton, worth 10s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of his manor of Dowleton, service unknown.
Three messuages, 40a. land, 6a, meadow, in Puyston, in the parish of Dowlond; and 6d. rent and six cloves (sex clavis et ceroferrarii, or sex clavi cereferrarii) in Dowlond; four messuages in Escote and Staple; and 4s. rent, in Bury; worth 40s., held of Elizabeth (sic), lady marchioness of Dorset, as of her manor of Head, service unknown.
A messuage, 20 1/2a. land, 4a. meadow and 1a. wood, in Stouford, worth 20s., held of William Cayleway, knight, as of his manor of Chedeldon, service unknown.
Two messuages, 3a. land, in Furse, in the parish of Dowlaton; and 11s. 7d. rent yearly, in Halkeston, or Halkyston, Bucland or Buckeland, West Cuddeworthey, or Weste Cutteworthey and Furse, in the parish of Dowlaton; worth 13s. 4d., held of Margaret, countess of Richemond, as of her honor of Toryton, by knight-service.
A rent of 2s. 4d. in Clyf; of 2s. in Pytt; and of 3s. 3 1/2d. in Goddeslond, or Goddysland, worth 4s., held of Richard, abbot of Tavistok, as of his manor of Boryngton, by knight-service.
Twelve messuages, three tofts, a mill, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. furze and heath, 1lb. wax, 1/2lb. pepper, and 14 1/2d. and a half farthing rent, in Shappelegh Helyon, or Sheppelegh Helyon, worth 100s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of his honor of Okehampton, by knight-service.
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700. WILLIAM DRAKE.
Writ 24 November, 18 Henry VII; inquisition Monday after St. Simon and St. Jude, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Fornesett, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to John Savage, clerk, Henry Lyncolne and Thomas Dennok, to the use of himself and the performance of his last will, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
He was seised of the under-mentioned wood, &c. in Long Stratton, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed Robert Petyclerk, clerk, and Thomas Dennok thereof, to the use of himself and his last will, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Waketon and Sterston, and, being so seised, long before his decease thereof enfeoffed John Savage and Robert Peticlerk, clerks, Henry Lyncoln and Thomas Dennok, to the use of himself and his last will, and they were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
One Richard Ferrour and Hamo Claxton were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Brundale, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed the said William Drake, and one Robert Clere, knight, John Petlyood, Edmund Michell and Robert Broun, to the use of himself and his last will.
Date of death not mentioned. Thomas Drake, aged thirty and more, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. Six messuages, 68a. 1r. 15p. land, 8a. meadow, 30a. marsh, in Fornesett, worth 100s., held of Elizabeth, duchess of Norfolk, as of her manor of Fornesett, by fealty and 10s. 3d. rent at Easter and Michaelmas equally.
A wood, 22a. 1r. land, in Long Stratton, worth 60s., held of Thomas Bedyngfeld, esquire, by fealty and 5s. rent.
Eight acres, three roods of land, a piece of pasture called ‘le Kerre’ and 1/2a. meadow, in Waketon and Sterston, worth 26s. 8d., held of John Jermy, esquire, as of the manor of Wakton, service unknown.
A messuage called ‘Mariettes,’ in Brundale, worth 4l., held of the manor Ailesham, which is parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and 12s. rent at Michaelmas yearly.
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