Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 51-100

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 51-100', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915), pp. 45-67. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp45-67 [accessed 18 June 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 51-100", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 45-67. British History Online, accessed June 18, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp45-67.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 51-100", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 45-67. British History Online. Web. 18 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp45-67.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 51-100

51. ROGER TWYNEO.
Writ 10 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 1 November, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 50.
DORSET. Two messuages, 40a. land, 20a. meadow, 24a. pasture, in Okeley.
A messuage, 50a. land, 12a. meadow, 30a. pasture, in Est Shilvyngton.
The above are worth 10l., and are held of the countess of Richemond, service unknown.
A horse-mill (molendino equino) in the borough of Shaftesbury, worth 20s., held of the abbess there, in right of her church of Shaftesbury, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (52.) E. Series II. File 895. (2.)
52. JOHN WROUGHTON, esquire.
Writ 27 January, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 2 November, 13 Henry VII.
One John Carant, the elder, Thomas Ramsey, Thomas Noreys and Edmund Ramsey, were seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee, and being so seised by their charter, 12 July, 9 Edward IV, enfeoffed the said John Worston and one Margaret, then his wife, thereof, to hold to them and the heirs male of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to John, William, Richard, Robert and Edward Worston, sons of the said John Worston, esquire, successively in tail male, with remainder in default to the said John Worston, esquire, his heirs and assigns; by virtue of which feoffment the said John Worston, esquire, and Margaret were seised of the said manors in their demesne as of fee tail; and afterwards the said John Worston, the father, and Margaret, had issue between them one Thomas, now deceased, and Alexander and John who survive; and afterwards, the said John Worston died so seised, and the said Margaret survived him and was and still is solely seised thereof in her demesne as of fee tail by survivorship.
After the death of the said John Worston, the said Margaret, by the name of Margaret Wroughton, widow, late the wife of John Wroughton, of Broad (Magna) Hynton, co. Wilts, esquire, otherwise called John Wroughton, esquire, or by whatever name she may be known, had the king’s letters patent of pardon, dated at Westminster, 5 June, 12 Henry VII, for inter alia all alienations or acquisitions of lands held in chief, or entry by herself or her ancestors upon her inheritance or free tenement, without licence, before 7 November, 1 Henry VII, together with the issues and profits thereof mean time had. And the jurors say that Margaret Worston named in the charter of the said John Carant, and the others, and Margaret Wroughton named in the letters patent, are one and the same person, the said John being known both by the name of John Wroughton and by the name of John Worston.
The said John Worston, the father, died 16 August, 11 Henry VII. Christopher Worston, knight, aged 47 and more, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas died without heir of his body begotten, and the said Alexander and John Worston, sons of the said John Worston, esquire, and Margaret are still living, and Alexander is the elder son between the said John Worston, esquire, and Margaret begotten and is aged 26 and more; and the said John the son is aged 22 and more.
DEVON. Manor of Wodhous, worth 10l., held of John Dynham, knight, lord de Dynham, by 30s. rent at Michaelmas.
Manor of Alvyngton, worth 4 marks, held of the king in chief in socage, without any payment to the king therefore.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (53.) E. Series II. File 145. (12.)
53. ROGER DRURY, esquire.
Writ of Amotus, 21 May, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
He died the last day but one of January, 11 Henry VII, seised of the undermentioned manors, &c., in fee. Robert Drury, knight, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Three hundred acres of land, 200a. pasture, 40a. wood, 20a. meadow, in Hertest and Thurston, worth 10l., held of William, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, service unknown.
Manor of Onhows, 100a. land, 40a. pasture, 20a. wood, in Onhows, Stowe, Great Fynbargh, or Fynbergh, Shelond and Buksale, worth 10l., held of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, as of the manor of Hauley, by fealty and 18d. rent.
Manor of Redhall, or Reedhall, worth 6l., held of the said abbot by 2s. rent for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (54.)
54. TERRY ROBISSART, knight.
Writ 4 February, 12 Henry VII; inquisition Thursday, 2 November, 13 Henry VII.
William, late marquess and earl of Suffolk, and Alice his wife, were seised of the under-mentioned manors, she in her demesne as of fee, and he in his demesne as of free tenement, and afterwards the marquess died and she survived him, and for as much as the said Terry, named in the writ, was of the consanguinity (sic) of the said marquess and of the affinity (sic) of herself, she permitted him to hold and occupy the said manors and to take the issues and profits thereof during her life, by virtue of which the said Terry took the same all her life and by her permission; and afterwards she died, after whose death the said Terry by permission of John, late duke of Suffolk, son and heir of the said Alice, for the consideration aforesaid, took the issues and profits thereof all the life of the said late duke; and afterwards the said duke John died, after whose death the said Terry, by permission of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, son and heir of the said late duke, took the issues and profits thereof until 4 December, 12 Henry VII, on which day the said earl, as son and heir of the said late duke, and cousin and heir of the said Alice, entered into the said manors and expelled and removed the said Terry from possession of them; by virtue whereof the said earl was seised of the said manors in fee at the time of the death of the said Terry, and is still so seised.
He died 9 December, 12 Henry VII. William Robissart, aged 10 and more, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Bulcamp, worth 5l., held of the prior of Bliburgh, by fealty and 12d. rent.
Manor of Henham, worth 5l., held of the prior of Wangford, by fealty and 10d. rent.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (55.)
55. TERRY ROBISSART, knight.
Writ 4 February, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 54; the marquess being seised in fee, and Alice, his wife, in her demesne as of free tenement (sic).
NORFOLK. Manor of Newton, worth 100s., held of the prior of Cokesford, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Sydisterne, worth 100s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (56.)
56. WILLIAM WAYTE.
Writ 1 June, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and being so seised by charter dated at Tetilshale, 16 March, 12 Henry VII, gave them to John Bongeour, Roger Godynolle, clerks, John Crudde, John Norton William Curteys and Thomas Hey, for the performance of his last will; and afterwards he made his testament and last will, and willed that Margaret, his wife, should have the said manor, &c. for life, and that, after her decease, William his son and heir should have the manor and lands in Tetilshale when he came to the full age of 21, certain closes excepted; and that one Francis his son, when he came to the full age of 21, should have the said five closes in Tetilshale, viz. ‘Hervys,’ ‘Townesende,’ ‘Newclose,’ ‘Dorewardes,’ and ‘Neles Close,’ and land in Stanfeld, Myleham and Lucham, to him and his heirs for ever.
He died 24 May last. The said William Wayte is his son and heir, and is aged 8 and more.
NORFOLK. Manor called ‘Greystons,’ otherwise ‘Caleys,’ in Tetilshale, worth 40s., held of the heirs of Geoffrey Spalding by fealty and 2d. rent, for all service.
Lands, &c. in Tetilshale, worth 10s., held of the manor called ‘Burghwodhulle’ and ‘Wodehalle’ in Tetilshale, by fealty, service unknown.
A messuage, 40a. land in Stanfeld, 30a. land with the liberty of a fold in Myleham, held of the earl of Arundell, as of the manor of Myleham, by fealty, service unknown.
Thirty acres land in Lucham, held of Eleanor Townesende, widow, as of the manor of Lucham, by fealty and 12d. rent for all service.
The above lands in Stanfeld, Myleham and Lucham are worth 16s. above outgoings.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (57.)
57. JOHN SENCLERE.
Writ 13 January, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 8 November, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter 4 June, 7 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Coterell and William Aysheford, esquires, John Faryngdon, John Benett, Nicholas Prous and John Cole thereof, to use of him and his heirs and of his last will; and being so seised, by their charter 6 June, 7 Henry VII, at his request, they reenfeoffed him and one Joan, then his wife, of the said manor, to hold to them, and his heirs, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised of the said manor, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement.
The said feoffees are seised of the land, &c. in Belmersshe, to the use of Joan his daughter, till 40l. is paid for her marriage, as in his will more fully appears.
He died 25 December last. Gilbert Senclere, aged 16 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor and advowson of Clysthydon, worth 20 marks, held of John Dynham, knight, lord de Dynham, by knight-service, as of the manor of Cleyhydon.
A messuage, 100a. land, 12a. meadow, 10a. wood, in Belmershe, or Belmersshe, worth 5 marks, held of William Courtenay, knight, by knight-service.
Four messuages, 100a. land, 14a. meadow, 12a. wood, with common of pasture, in Tudwyll and Budlegh, worth 5l., held of the abbess of Syon in free socage.
A messuage, 20a. land, in Daldyche, worth 20s., held of William Percehay, in socage.
Five messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, in Kynwardelegh, worth 7l., held of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, in socage.
A messuage in the city of Exeter.
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58. ROBERT ROCHEFORD.
Writ 28 March, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 10 November, 13 Henry VII.
He died 12 December, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. William Rochefford, aged 34 and more, is his son and heir.
DORSET. Manor of Wynterburne Whytchyrche, with seven carucates of land, 32a. meadow in the said county, worth 10l., held of the earl (comit’) of March by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (59.) E. Series II. File 895. (20.)
59. WILLIAM HOLCOMBE.
Writ 13 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter 20 August, 13 (sic) Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Tremayll, Christopher Coke, William Holcombe, clerk, Ralph Lapflode and John Eston thereof, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee, and being so seised by their charter granted all the premises to him and one Joan, then his wife, to them and his heirs and assigns in fee, by virtue of which he was seised thereof in fee, and died so seised, and she survived him and is yet alive, seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement.
He died 20 May last. Charles Holcombe, aged 25 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. A toft and 300a. land in Downraff, worth 40s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of the manor of Colyton, by knight-service.
Three messuages and 100a. land in Esttengmouth or Esteyngmouth, and Teyngrace, worth 20s., held of the dean and chapter of Exeter, by fealty and 1/2d. rent yearly, for all service.
A messuage, 40a. land, 100a. furze and heath in Holcombe and Dawlyssh, worth 30s., held of the said dean and chapter, service unknown.
Two messuages and 20a. land in Lytelcoriton, worth 16s., tenure unknown.
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60. JOHN WROUGHTON.
Writ 17 August, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 28 October, 13 Henry VII.
One John Caraunt, Thomas Ramsey, Edmund Ramsey and Thomas Noryse, were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and being so seised by a certain charter of theirs indented gave them to the said John Wroughton and one Margaret then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies issuing; by virtue of which gift the same John and Margaret were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue between them Alexander Wroughton, and John Wroughton who survive; and the said John Wroughton, esquire, afterwards died so seised and the said Margaret survived him and was and still is seised thereof in her demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift.
He died 16 August, 11 Henry VII. Christopher Wroughton, knight, aged 47 and more, is his son and heir, and the said Alexander is elder son of the said John Wroughton and Margaret, between them begotten, and is aged 26 and more.
GLOUCESTER. Manor and advowson of Dudmerton, worth 10 marks, held of the king, as of the earldom of Hereford, in socage, viz. by fealty and a suit to the king’s court to be held at Gloucester, for all service.
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61. MAUD PRESTON.
Writ 10 August, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 9 November, 13 Henry VII.
One Richard Nicoll, esquire, and William Croft, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised granted it to one Stephen Preston, esquire, and the said Maud, then his wife, to hold to the said Stephen and Maud for the term of their life and without impeachment of waste during the life of Stephen, with remainder after their decease as to a moiety of the said manor to one Humphrey Poxswell for the term of his life without impeachment of waste, and to Elizabeth his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of John Bydyk, and to the heirs of the body of the said Elizabeth lawfully begotten, and for default of such issue remainder thereof to John Preston, first-born son of the said Stephen for the term of his life, without impeachment of waste, and to Isabel Bydyck the other of the daughters and heirs of the aforesaid John Bydyck, and the heirs of the body of the said Isabel lawfully begotten; and remainder as to the other moiety of the said manor, after the decease of the said Stephen and Maud, to the said John Preston for the term of his life without impeachment of waste and to Isabel Bydyck the other of the daughters and heirs of the aforesaid John Bydyck and the heirs of the body of the said Isabel lawfully begotten.
She died 10 July, 12 Henry VII. The said Elizabeth and Isabel are her next heirs, Elizabeth aged 50 and more, and Isabel 40 and more.
DORSET. Manor of Silton, or Sylton, worth 20l., held of the earl of Salisbury, service unknown.
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62. JOAN MALET.
Writ 12 December, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 10 November, 13 Henry VII.
William Bovy and John Smyth of Charlynche were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Sutton Malet in fee, and being so seised gave it to Hugh Malet, esquire, and the said Joan, his wife, and Hugh’s heirs, by virtue of which feoffment the said Hugh and Joan were seised thereof, Hugh in his demesne as of fee and Joan in her demesne as of free tenement; and the said Hugh died seised of such an estate thereof and Joan survived him, and died so seised.
William Ruynon of Bykfold and William Bovy were seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Enmer in fee, and being so seised gave them to the said Joan, by the name of Joan Malet late the wife of Hugh Malet, esquire, for the term of her life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Hugh’s right heirs, by virtue of which gift she was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement, and died so seised.
She died 20 November, 12 Henry VII. Thomas Malet, aged 40 and more, is son and heir of the said Hugh.
SOMERSET. Manor of Sutton Malet, worth 8l., held of Eleanor Strangwysshe, as of the manor of Compton Domedene, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Enmer, worth 10l., held of the said Eleanor, as of the manor of Compton Domedene aforesaid, service unknown.
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63. MAUD PRESTON.
Writ 10 August, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
One Richard Nycoll, esquire and William Croft were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and being so seised granted them to one Stephen Preston, esquire, and Maud, then his wife, for the term of their lives, with remainder to John Preston first born son of the said Stephen, his heirs and assigns for ever.
She died 10 July, 12 Henry VII. The said John Preston is son and heir of Stephen Preston and is aged 30 and more.
SOMERSET. Manor of Creket Thomas, six messuages, 300a. arable, 200a. pasture, 30a. meadow, 100a. wood, 40a. heath in Crekett Thomas, worth 13l. 6s. 8d., held of the heirs of Sir William Szoche, as of the manor and castle of Cary, service unknown.
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64. MARGARET WODEHULL late the wife of THOMAS WODEHULL, esquire.
Writ 19 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 12 November, 13 Henry VII.
One Richard Chokke, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised demised them to her for life, with remainder to the right heirs of John Hill, esquire. She was seised thereof accordingly in her demesne as of free tenement, and died so seised, when they descended to Joan wife of Richard Pudesey, knight, and Isabel wife of Edward Waldegrave, esquire, as cousins and heirs of the said John Hill, viz. daughters of John Cheyny of Pynne son of Alice sister of the said John Hyll, who entered and are still seised thereof in fee in right of the said Joan and Isabel, aged respectively 30 and 22.
She died 6 April, 12 Henry VII. John Burded aged 40, is her son and heir.
DEVON. Two parts of the manor of Didesham, in three divided, and the advowson of the church of Didesham, worth 10l., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of the manor of Okeampton, service unknown.
Two parts of the manor of Chappelegh, in three divided, worth 100s., held of John Halywell, knight, by fealty and 4d. rent yearly for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (65.) E. Series II. File 145. (15.)
65. MARGARET WODEHILL late the wife of JOHN (sic) WODEHILL.
Writ 8 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 10 November, 13 Henry VII.
Margaret Woodehull named in the writ, &c. Findings as in No. 64.
SOMERSET. Two parts of the manor of Lytilton in three divided, worth 100s., held of Margaret, countess of Richemond and Derby, as of the manor of Somerton, in free socage.
Two parts of the manor of Puryfechet in three divided, worth 60s., held of Giles Daubeney, lord de Daubeney, knight, as of the manor of Petirton, by fealty and 8d. rent, for all service.
Two parts of the manor of Yurde, in three divided, worth 5 marks, held of Robert Stowell, as of the manor of Codelston by 13 1/2d. rent, for all service.
Two parts of the manor of Harnam in three divided, worth 40s., held of Thomas, bishop of Winchester, as of the manor of Taunton, by 13d. rent, for all service.
Two parts of the manor of Shreveton in three divided, worth 10 marks, held of Hugh Luterell, knight, as of the manor of Dunster, by 2s. 6d. rent, for all service.
Two parts of ten burgages in three divided in Brygewater, worth 20s., held of Giles Daubeney, lord de Daubeney, knight, as of the manor of Briggewater, in free burgage.
Two parts of four messuages, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 40a. wood, in three divided, in Canyngton, worth 40s., held of Henry, earl of Northumberland, as of the manor of Canyngton in free socage.
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66. MARGARET WODEHULL late the wife of THOMAS WODEHULL, esquire.
Writ 19 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 5 November, 13 Henry VII.
One John Hill, esquire, was seised of the manor of Ynkepenne in fee, and being so seised took to wife the said Margaret, and they had issue between them a daughter called Jenofefa; and afterwards he died and the said manor descended to the said Jenofefa as his daughter and heir; she entered and was seised thereof in fee, and being so seised, at Ynkepenne aforesaid, assigned a third part of the said manor, as under, to the said Margaret in full of her dower therein, to which assignment the said Margaret assented, and entered and was seised of the said third, as under, in her demesne as of free tenement. And afterwards the said Jenofefa took to husband William Saye, knight, and they had issue between them John Say, which John died without issue; and afterwards the said Jenofefa died without issue, and the said William Say, her husband, continued to hold the said two parts of the said manor, as tenant by the curtesy, and is still seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement; after whose death the reversions of the said third part and of the said two parts descended to Joan wife of Richard Pudsey, knight, and Isabel wife of Edward Waldegrave, esquire, as cousins and heirs of the said Jenofefa, viz. daughters of John Cheyny of Pynne, son of Alice, sister of the said John Hyll, father of the said Jenofefa. And afterwards the said Margaret died seised of the said third, as under, after whose death the said Richard and Joan, and Edward and Isabel, entered upon the said third, as under, and were and still are seised thereof in fee, in right of the said Joan and Isabel; and the said Joan is of the age of 30 and the said Isabel of 26 years.
She died 6 April, 12 Henry VII. John Burded aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
BERKS. A third part of the manor of Ynkepenne, viz. ten messuages, 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow and 20a. wood, worth 40s.; the said manor is held of the abbot of Thwychefeld, service unknown.
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67. JOHN COPLESTON.
Writ wanting; inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
One John Sachevyle was seised of the under-mentioned manor, wardship and advowson in fee, which he held in chief by knight-service; and being so seised, by charter, 2 July, 9 Edward IV, the king’s licence not obtained, he enfeoffed one John Evylyn, clerk, John Hacche, the elder, Thomas Tremayle, Christopher Coke and Michael Denys thereof to the use of his last will, viz. inter alia that Joan Copleston, one of his daughters and heirs, late wife of the said John Copleston named in the writ, should have and enjoy the said manor, &c. to her and her heirs for ever. Evylyn and the others were accordingly seised thereof in fee, and had the king’s pardon of alienation, &c. by letters patent, 10 May, 13 Edward IV, and the survivor of them, the said Thomas Tremayle, is still solely seised thereof to the use abovesaid. Henry Copleston, aged 24 and more, is son and next heir of the said Joan daughter of the said John Sachevyle and wife of the said John Copleston named in the writ.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Indecott and Hertford in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed Henry Grymston, clerk, Richard Wagott, Roger Sherdiche and William Walyes thereof, who reenfeoffed him and Joan his wife thereof, to them and his heirs, and they were seised of it accordingly, he in fee, and she in her demesne as of free tenement.
He died the last day of July last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Uggeburgh in fee. John Copleston, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
DEVON. Manor of Buketon, with the wardship of the gaol of the king’s castle of Exeter, and the advowson of the parish church of Buketon to the same manor belonging, worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief by knight-service.
A messuage and 60a. land in Indecott, and three messuages, 100a. land in Hertford, worth 5 marks, held of the king as of the honor of Gloucester by knight-service.
A messuage and 40a. land in Uggeburgh, called ‘Chesewyll,’ worth 40s., held of the lord Hastynges, as of the manor of Langeford Lester, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (68.) E. Series II. File 145. (8.)
68. RALPH GREY.
Writ of Mandamus 8 November, inquisition 23 November, 13 Henry VII.
He died 1 November, 8 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Elizabeth Grey is his daughter and next heir and is of the age of five years and more.
ESSEX. Manor of Chamberleyns, worth 60s., held of the king in chief.
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69. JOAN late the wife of EDWARD GOLDESBORUGH.
Writ 22 October, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 16 November, 13 Henry VII.
Joan Goldesburgh named in the writ died 6 November, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. Elizabeth Grey, aged 5 and more, is her cousin and next heir, viz. daughter of Ralph her son.
HERTFORD. Manor of Beauchampe, worth 40s., held of John, earl of Oxford, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Flansted, or Flanstede, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the earldom of Warwick, by fealty and 12d. rent, for all service.
Four messuages in Hechyn, worth 6s. 8d. apiece, three of them held of the king, as of the duchy of York, by fealty and 12d. rent, for all service, and the fourth of them of the king in chief, service unknown.
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70. JAMES DEENS, esquire.
Writ 30 October, inquisition 22 January, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed Thomas Armen, esquire, and John Brygge, clerk, thereof, who by their charter, 5 May, 10 Henry VII, gave it to him and one Margaret then his wife and his heirs, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement, and had issue one Bartholomew Deens; and afterwards he died and she survived him and was and still is seised thereof in her demesne as aforesaid.
He died 8 April, 12 Henry VII. The said Bartholomew Deens is his son and next heir, aged 9 years.
NORTHAMPTON. Manor of Clypston, worth 20 marks, held of Nicholas Vaux, knight, as of the manor of Harowdon, in socage.
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71. JOHN ROKLEY, esquire.
Writ 19 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 20 October, 13 Henry VII.
He died 24 Febuary, 12 Henry VII. Thomas Rokley, esquire, is his son and heir, of the full age of 21 and more.
YORK. He held no lands.
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72. ROBERT ROKEWOD, the elder.
Writ 8 October, inquisition 2 November, 13 Henry VII.
Henry Morland, vicar of the parish church of Aketon, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Rokewodes in fee, and being so seised gave it to the said Robert, William Clopton, William Pyrton, the younger, esquires, William Tey, Thomas Appilton, William Breton, John Breton, John Foord, Roger Martyn and Robert Partriche, the younger, of Aketon, their heirs and assigns, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee, the licence of the king that now is having been obtained, as appears by the charter and letters patent produced; and being so seised, the said Robert willed by his last will that Agnes his wife should have the said manor after his decease for the term of her life, with remainder to Robert Rokewod his son, to him, his heirs and assigns; and afterwards the said Robert Rokewod, the elder died, and the said William Clopton, and the others, survive, and are seised thereof in fee.
William Wegge, clerk, rector of the church of Whepsted, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Inghames in fee to the use of the said Robert and Agnes and the heirs of the body of Robert, and being so seised enfeoffed the said Robert and Agnes and Richard Hervy thereof to hold to them and the heirs of the said Robert issuing, by virtue of which they were seised thereof, Robert in fee, and the said Agnes and Richard in their demesne as of free tenement; and being so seised the said Robert died and the said Agnes and Richard survived and were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement.
Roger Drury and Henry Turnour, esquires, were seised of the under-mentioned tenement and land in fee and being so seised by their charter enfeoffed the said Robert, Robert Crane, esquire, Thomas Appilton, William Tey, William Breton, ‘gentilmen,’ and Robert Partriche of Aketon thereof to the use of the said Robert and his heirs; and afterwards the said Robert willed by his last will that after his decease one Joan his daughter should have the same to her, her heirs and assigns for ever, as by the said charter and will, duly proved, appears; and afterwards the said Robert died, and the said Robert Crane and the others survived and were so seised thereof in fee to the above intent.
He died 10 September, 13 Henry VII. Robert Rokewod, aged 40, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Rokewodes Lyes, in the towns of Aketon, Meleford and Groton, worth 6l., held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Hatfeld Peverell, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee and 2s. rent.
Manor of Inghames in Brokeley, Whepsted, Herthest and Laushill, worth 8 marks, held of Thomas Fodrynghee, as of the manor of Brokeley Hall, by fealty and service of 1d. at Michaelmas.
A tenement called ‘Smythis,’ 30a. land, 3a. meadow and 14s. rent, in Aketon, worth 30s., held of the earl of Ormond, as of the manor called Aketon Hall, by fealty and the rent of a ‘clove de gelofyr’ at Michaelmas.
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73. WILLIAM STAUNTON, esquire.
Writ, torn; inquisition 20 January, 13 Henry VII.
He died 8 July, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee tail. William Staunton, of Staunton, chaplain, is his brother and next heir, aged 40 and more.
NOTTINGHAM. The manor of Staunton with the advowson of the church of Staunton and with the advowson of the church (sic) of Kylvyngton, Alverton, Flaburgh and Dalyngton. The said manor is held of Edmund, lord Roose, lord of Beavoure, by service of 2 knights’ fees, for all service, and is worth 20 marks.
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74. JOHN HODY.
Writ 10 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 23 October, 13 Henry VII.
One William Hody, knight, chief baron of the Exchequer, William Twyneho, esquire, William Dodyngton, esquire, and John Baker of Langport were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. of Stowell in fee and being so seised demised them to the said John Hody and Edith his wife for the term of their lives in survivorship, who were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of free tenement.
He died 12 June, 12 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. The said Edith survives. Andrew Hody, aged 28 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. Manor and advowson of Stowell, worth 15l., held of the honor of Gloucester, service unknown.
Twenty messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow in Bishop’s Chue (Chue Episcopi), worth 40s., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, service unknown.
Four burgages in Wyncaulton, 20a. pasture in Horewode, worth 20s., held of the prior of Stavordale, service unknown.
One hundred acres of land in Grynehyll or Grenehyll, worth 10s., held of John Fytzjames, service unknown.
Forty acres of land in Martock, worth 20s., held of Hugh Lutterell, knight, service unknown.
Twenty acres of land in Cote.
One hundred acres of pasture in More.
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75. JOHN HODY.
Writ 10 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 10 October, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 74 touching land in Chue, &c.
DORSET. A messuage in Bishop’s Chewe (Chewe Episcopi) in the said county (sic), worth 6s. 8d., held of Oliver, bishop of Bath and Wells, service unknown.
Four messuages in Puttynge and Chekerell, worth 40s., held of the said bishop, service unknown.
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76. RICHARD TAYLE.
Writ 23 January, inquisition 24 April, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised together with Rauletta late his wife of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by two several charters, dated on the eve of St. Denis, 10 Henry VII, together with her, gave them to one Richard Lauskardford and his heirs, who is still seised thereof accordingly in fee.
Together with the said Rauletta then his wife by charter, 13 June, 9 Henry VII, he demised the tenement, stable, stye and garden to one John Monkelegh and Cristina his wife, their heirs and assigns, for forty years then to come.
He died Tuesday before Michaelmas last. Walter Tayle, aged 40 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of John his brother.
DEVON. Two closes of land, and a meadow, in Hurdewyk in the parish of Tavystok, four messuages in the borough of Tavystok, and a tenement, stable, bakehouse, stye (pistrinum, araporcorum), and garden within the borough aforesaid, worth 5 marks, held of the abbot of Tavystok by 15d. rent in free socage.
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77. WILLIAM FAYREFAX.
Writ 10 February, inquisition 6 May, 13 Henry VII.
One William Fayrefax, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter dated at Wyssynden, the feast of St. Philip and St. James, 20 Henry VI, enfeoffed John, earl of Somerset, Thomas Wake and John Souche thereof, the survivor of whom, John Souche, by charter dated at Bulwyke, 20 August, 17 Edward IV, enfeoffed John Wake of Stoketon and William Tanfeld, esquires, and William Lane, gentleman, thereof, the survivors of whom, John Wake and William Lane are still seised thereof in fee.
He died 5 February, 13 Henry VII. William Fayrefax, aged 36 and more, is his son and heir.
RUTLAND. Three messuages, three cottages, five virgates and three quarters of land, 40a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Wyssynden, worth 4l., held of George Fitzhugh, master, and the clerks of the college of Pembrokehall, Cambridge, in right of the college, by fealty and 40s. rent yearly, for all service.
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78. WILLIAM FAYREFAX.
Writ 10 February, inquisition 8 May, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 20 September, 7 Henry VII, enfeoffed David Phelypp and John Wake, esquires, Thomas Hunston, Richard Dekeloun, clerk, and William Jakeson, draper, who survive, of the said manor, to the use of himself and Agnes then his wife in survivorship, and thereafter to the use of his heirs for ever; and by another charter enfeoffed them of the messuages, land, &c., whereof they are still seised in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 77.
NORTHAMPTON. Manor of Grendon, worth 20 marks, held of George, earl of Kent, as of the manor of Yerdley Hastyngys, by fealty and 6d. rent.
Three messuages, 60a. land, 20a. meadow, 24a. pasture in Depyng Gate and Maxey, worth 50s., held of the Lady Margaret, countess of Richemond, the king’s mother, as of the manor of Maxey, by fealty and a rent of 10s. 5d., three hens and a cock.
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79. JOAN late the wife of THOMAS FOLJAMBE.
Writ of Mandamus 15 November, inquisition 23 May, 13 Henry VII.
One Thomas Foljambe, late her husband, was seised the day he died of the under-mentioned manor in fee tail, viz. to himself and the heirs of his body issuing; and Henry Foljambe is his brother and heir, and at the time of his death was thirty years old, as by a certain inquisition after his death, viz. 8 January, 7 Edward IV, taken upon a writ of diem clausit, appears; by virtue of which seisin and possession of the said Thomas, she was dowable out of the said manor; and afterwards the said Henry, the brother, viz. 15 February, 7 Edward IV, sued his livery, &c. saving to her her reasonable dower; a third part, accordingly, of the said manor was retained in the king’s hands as her dower, but she never sued her dower in the chancery, and the said third remained and still remains in the king’s hands.
She died 20 July, 1 Henry VII. The said Henry Foljambe, aged 60 and more, is brother and heir of the said Thomas, but who is her next heir the jurors at present know not. The said Henry has occupied the said third part from the said 20 July till now.
DERBY. A third part of the manor of Walton, which manor extends into Rodyche, Callall and Brampton, the said third being worth 60s., held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverell.
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80. ALEXANDER CRESSENER.
Writ of Mandamus 21 May, inquisition 29 May, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised demised it to Anne, then the wife of John Cressener, his son, for the term of her life, by virtue of which she was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement with reversion expectant to him and his heirs, and died so seised 20 October last.
He died seised of the reversion aforesaid, 18 June, 11 Henry VII. John Cressener, aged 13 and more, is his cousin and next heir.
HUNTINGDON. Manor of Eynysbury, worth 5 marks, held of the lord John de Ferers, service unknown.
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81. ANNE KNYVET, formerly the wife of JOHN CRESSENER, esquire.
Writ 16 May, inquisition 24 May, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 80. John Cressener, aged 13 and more, is son and heir of the said Anne Knyvett, and cousin and heir of the said Alexander, viz. son of John, his son.
HUNTINGDON. Manor of Eynysbury, worth 5 marks, held of John, lord de Ferers, service unknown.
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82. JOHN TRAVERS, of the city of Lincoln.
Writ 4 November, inquisition 13 May, 13 Henry VII.
He died 16 November, 13 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Robert Travers, aged 9 years and no more on the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN. A messuage, 24a. meadow, 4a. pasture, in Halinyton (sic) by Louth, worth 20s., held of the king in chief by knight-service, but by what rent the jurors know not.
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83. RICHARD BARNEBY.
Writ 4 November, inquisition 10 May, 13 Henry VII.
One John Hough, gentleman, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 29 May, 10 Henry VII, the king’s licence not obtained, demised it to the said Richard and Margaret his wife, who survives, and Richard’s heirs, by virtue of which they were seised thereof, Richard in fee, and Margaret in her demesne as of free tenement. He died so seised, and she continued her estate and is still so seised by survivorship; and afterwards, 1 May, 13 Henry VII, she had pardon of alienation by the king’s letters patent.
He died 14 May, 12 Henry VII. Ursula, aged 8 and more, is his daughter and heir.
LINCOLN. Manor of Haryarby, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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84. ALEXANDER CRESSENER, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition 20 May, 13 Henry VII.
John Clopton, esquire, Robert Walpole, clerk, and Thomas Appulton, were seised at the time of his death of the under-mentioned manors of ‘Mortymers’ and ‘Netherhall’ and land, &c. in Bergham and Cleydon, to the use of him and his heirs, and after his death demised them to Cecily, but lately (dudum) his wife, John, lord le Scrope, Robert Dymmok, knight, William Waldegrave, esquire, John Kentysshe and John Hulke, who survive, for the term of her life, with remainder to his right heirs.
He died, 18 June, 11 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. John Cressener, aged 13 and more, is his cousin and next heir, viz. son of John, his son.
SUFFOLK. Manors of ‘Mortymers’ and ‘Netherhall,’ worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
Four messuages, 100a. land, 60a. pasture, and 20s. rent, in Bergham and Cleydon, worth 20s., held of John, abbot of North Creke, service unknown.
Manor called ‘Cresseners,’ 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. wood, in Rede, worth 4 marks, held of William, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, service unknown.
Manor of ‘Mores,’ a messuage and 100a. land in Boxted, worth 40s., held of the said abbot of Bury, service unknown.
Manor of ‘Cresseners,’ a messuage, 200a. land, 20a. pasture, 10a. wood, in Hawkedon, worth 40s. held of the said abbot of Bury, service unknown.
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85. WILLIAM MYLLYS.
Writ 17 May, inquisition Monday after the Ascension, 13 Henry VII. A previous writ had miscarried.
The said William Milles, or Mylles, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised gave them by charter (recited), dated at Westmallyng, 20 January, 2 Richard III, by the name of all his lands and tenements in Maideston, Estmallyng, Westmallyng, Ryerssh and Addyngton, to William Pellycan, gentleman, and William Derby, of Westmallyng, since deceased, and John Clerk, of Wroteham, and John Brode, of the town of Maydeston, gentlemen, William Ayherst, of Estmallyng, and William Hoo, ‘corveser,’ who survive, and are seised thereof to his use and the performance of his last will.
By his testament and last will, dated 1 March, 1497, and proved before Thomas Cutfold, doctor of decrees, official of the consistory court of the bishop of Rochester, describing himself as ‘William Milles of Westmallyng in the diocese of Rochester,’ he bequeaths his soul to God and his body to be buried in the church of Westmallyng, &c., and by his last will, of even date, directs his feoffees to suffer ‘Johan,’ his wife, to occupy the house he dwells in [and] ‘Cardeyns mede’ [for] term of her life, while ‘she leve soole,’ Robert his son paying her 2l. 13s. 4d. for term of her life according to his indenture, and that after her decease or marriage ‘my son Sir William shall have the place that I dwell in’ for life ‘with Cardeyns Mede orelles the profyttes thereof,’ with remainder to William Milles, son of Robert Milles, ‘to hym and to his heyres forevremore. And yf it fortune hym to decesse without heyres of his body lawfully bigotyn then I will it shall persequently folowe to Robert Mylles and to his heyres’; further he wills that after his wife’s death or re-marriage his son Robert shall have all his lands in Ryerssh Westmallyng and Estmallyng and Alice Lylly, his daughter, shall have his house in Maideston ‘to her and to her heyres imperpetually forevirmore Amen.’
All the lands, &c. specified in the inquisition are, and from beyond memory were, of the tenure of ‘gavelkynde,’ and are and were divisible and divided between the heirs male according to the custom of Kent.
He died 5 June, 12 Henry VII. William Milles, of Westmallyng, chaplain, aged 50 and more, John Milles, late of London, ‘gentilman,’ aged 34 and more, and Robert Milles, late of London, ‘goldsmythe,’ aged 28 and more, are his sons and next heirs, according to the custom aforesaid; nevertheless the jurors say that the said William, their father, did not die seised thereof, as above is supposed.
KENT. A messuage and garden adjacent in the town of Westmallyng, and 3a. land in the parish of Westmallyng, held severally and by parcels (parcellatim) in socage of the abbess of Westmallyng, as of the manor of ‘Eestmallyng,’ rents unknown.
A messuage, garden and 3a. land, in Estmallyng; 7a. land in Estmallyng aforesaid; a croft, 2a. 3r. land in Estmallyng aforesaid; 4a. 3 dayworks of land in ‘Lanefeld,’ in Estmallyng aforesaid; 3a. 5 dayworks of land called ‘Jakkys Crouche’ in Estmallyng aforesaid; and two parcels of land containing 7a. land in Estmallyng aforesaid; held severally and by parcels in socage of the said abbess, as of the manor of ‘W[e]stmallyng,’ rents unknown.
Three acres land in ‘Netherperyfeld’ in the parish of Ryerssh; 5a. land called ‘Grete Cardons,’ in Ryerssh aforesaid; 6a. land in ‘Upperperyfeld,’ in Rierssh aforesaid; 4a. land in ‘Upperperyfeld’ in Ryerssh aforesaid; 1a. land in ‘Litleblakmannys’ croft in Rierssh aforesaid, and 2a. land in the said croft called ‘Blakmannys,’ held severally and by parcels in socage of lord de Bergevenny, as of the manor of Ryersshe, rents unknown.
A messuage and garden in the parish of Maydeston, held in socage of Reynold Pympe, as of the manor of Lose, rent unknown.
All the aforesaid messuages, lands and tenements are worth 4l. yearly beyond outgoings.
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86. RALPH CONSTABLE, esquire.
Writ 24 March, inquisition 21 May, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed John Melton and John Skypwyth, knights, Edmund Thwaytes and Thomas Strangwysh, esquires, and Thomas Gower and Thomas Hedon, gentlemen, thereof, who were and still are seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use of him and his heirs and for the performance of his last will.
Afterwards upon a marriage to be had between John, his son and heir apparent, and Agnes daughter of Thomas Metham, esquire, it was agreed between the said Ralph and Thomas, and the said Ralph granted for a certain sum to be paid him by the said Thomas for the said marriage, that he would make a sufficient estate in law to four persons in fee simple of the manors of Mawnby and Kyrkbywisk, the advowson excepted, and of all the lands and tenements parcel of the manor of Mawnby whereof he, or others to his use, were seised, of the yearly value of 40 marks, to the uses following, viz. to the use of the said Thomas and his executors till the said John Constable, his son, should be twenty years old, and thereafter to the use of the said John and the said Agnes his wife, and the heirs of their bodies; and similarly that he would make a sufficient estate in law to certain persons in fee simple of lands and tenements of the yearly value of 10 marks to the following use, viz. that the same persons immediately after his death, or the death of Margaret Constable, widow, whichever should first happen, should be seised thereof to the use of the said Thomas Metham and his executors till the said John Constable, the son, should be twenty years old, and thereafter to the use of the said John and Agnes and the heirs of their bodies; as by certain indentures between them more fully it may appear; by pretext whereof the said Ralph afterwards enfeoffed Stephen Thorp, John Roos, and Philip Constable, esquires, and John Denys, clerk, of the manors of Mawnby and Kyrkbywisk, and of the said lands and tenements parcel of the said manor of Mawnby, to the uses aforesaid, who were and still are seised thereof to the same uses in fee; and afterwards the said John Melton and the others at his request, in fulfilment of the said agreements, inasmuch as the said lands and tenements in Mawnby were of the yearly value of 38 marks only and not of 40 marks, enfeoffed the said Stephen and the others of lands and tenements as under, to the value of 2 marks to make up the 40 marks and to the value of 10 marks to make up the 10 marks granted from the death of the said Ralph and Margaret, viz. from lands and tenements late in the several tenures of Richard Thowe, Thomas Wright, Thomas Webster, Thomas Thomson, Thomas Alchon, Stephen Oust, and Stephen Archelous, also from the several rents and services of Stephen ———, Peter Douse, John Alchon, Thomas Hopkynson, William Clerk, John Awderdale and Roger Maud issuing from certain lands and tenements in Esthalsham; also all the lands and tenements in the several occupations of John Ashomle, Richard Wright, Peter Baro and William Baro in Esthalsham; to hold the said lands, tenements, rents and services to the said Stephen Thorp and the others to the uses above specified; and they were and still are seised thereof accordingly in fee.
By his last will he willed and declared that Elizabeth, his wife, should have the manor of Thirntoft for life, and 4l. of money yearly from the manors of Burtonconstable, Newtonconstable and Esthalsham and from lands in Burtonconstable, Newtonconstable, Esthalsham and Marton; and that his feoffees of the said manors and lands should permit his executors to receive 36l. yearly for ten years after his decease from the issues and profits thereof for the payment of his debts and the performance of his will.
He died the last day but one of March last. The said John Constable, aged 18 years, 7 months and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Manors of Burton Constable, Newton Constable, Westhalsham and Thirntoft; eight messuages, 200a. land, 60a. meadow, 100a. pasture, in Burtonconstable; 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 40a. meadow, in Newtonconstable; ten messuages, 150a. land, 80a. meadow, 100a. marsh, and pasture for fifty beasts in Westhalsham and Esthalsham; seven messuages, 200a. land, 52a. meadow, 100a. pasture in Marton; and 100s. rent in the towns aforesaid; whereof, the manors of Burtonconstable and Newtonconstable, and lands there, worth 50l., are held of Thomas, archbishop of York, in right of his cathedral church, service unknown; and the manor of Westhalsham, and lands, &c., there, and in Esthalsham, worth 12l., are held either of the said archbishop, or of the duke of Buckingham, but of which of them, and by what service, the jurors at present know not.
Manors of Mawnby and Kyrkbywisk, with the advowson of the parish church of Kyrkbywisk to the manor of Mawnby aforesaid belonging, and ten messuages, 100a. land, 100a. pasture, in Solbergh, Scrofton, Newby and Newton, parcel of the said manor of Mawnby, worth 38 marks, held of the king, as of the castle of Richmund, service unknown.
Twenty messuages, 300a. land, 40a. meadow, 100a. pasture, in Flynton, Welwikthorp, Southorp, Sutton, Kyllom, Sproteley and Hedon, worth 10l. 10s., held of the duke of Buckingham, service unknown.
Note. The Chancery inquisition, in places illegible, has been altered after the Exchequer Transcript from it was made.
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87. CHRISTOPHER BROME son and heir of ROBERT BROME.
Writ 14 February,
proof of age, 3 May, 13 Henry VII.
OXFORD. He is, and on the feast of the Holy Trinity last was, twenty-one. Humphrey Besils, esquire, aged 44 and more, well remembers this, because Robert Broun, esquire, had issue, between him, and one Elizabeth late his wife, the said Christopher, and afterwards, by the space of a year and more after the birth of Christopher, a son called Edward, and he, during Robert’s lifetime was constantly in Robert’s house, and knew the said Christopher well during that time.
John Johnys, aged 40 and more, well remembers this because he was present when Christopher was baptized in the parish church of Halton, 10 June, 15 Edward IV, and lifted from the font by one Margaret Besils, widow; also because one John Johnys, clerk, then priest of the parish church aforesaid on the said day after the baptism entered the birth in a ‘missale’ belonging to the church.
John Maryott, aged 40 and more, well remembers this, because he was present in the said church on the said 10th June when the said Christopher was baptized, and because he was sent on the 9th June before, by the said Robert Broun, the father, for one John Talbot, esquire, to request him in Robert’s name to be godfather, which John Talbot was godfather of the said Christopher and lifted him from the font.
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88. JAMES PYKERYNG, esquire.
Writ 13 May, inquisition 28 June, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 23 May, 12 Henry VII, enfeoffed Christopher Moresby, knight, Ambrose Crakenthorp, James Roos, Robert Moresby and Anthony Crakenthorp, esquires, thereof, to the use of himself, his heirs and assigns, and the performance of his last will; and they were and still are seised thereof accordingly.
Afterwards he made his last will as follows:—‘In the name,’ &c. ‘I James Pykerynge of Kyllyngton,’ co. Westmerland, esquire; to be buried as seems best to ‘Sir Cristofre Moresby my fadur in lawe and my wif,’ and funeral to be paid for out of issues and profits of manors and lands; wife to have 20 marks yearly out of such issues and profits during his mother’s life, and ‘when it shall fortune my modur to decesse,’ his heir to enfeoff his said wife of lands to that value instead; ‘unto ichon of my three sonns,’ James, Thomas and William, ‘duryng the nown age of Cristofre my son and heyre,’ 10l. yearly, ‘and if it fortune my said son Cristofre to disceas beyng within thage of xxj yers that than the xli. graunted to the next brother be devided to the two younger brothern duryng the noun age of the heyre and so from oon brother to the odir brother if they so fortune to decesse’; daughter Anne to have 300 marks to her marriage out of the said issues and profits; 500 marks thereout to be paid to his said ‘fadre in lawe,’ due to him ‘for the mariage of my wif his doughter and heyre’; to John, his brother, 100s. yearly during the nonage of his said heir, ‘upon his good beryng and dispocicion to my wif and my said cheldren’; ‘and all this my will fullfilled’ manors and lands to remain to his right heir; executors, his said wife and father-in-law; ‘and for the profe that this is my last will I have sett therto my seall at Kelyngton,’ 6 August, 12 Henry VII.
He died 2 May last. Christopher Pykeryng aged 13 and more, is his son and heir.
CUMBERLAND. Manor of Byrtby, worth 10 marks, held of Richard Huddelston, esquire, service unknown.
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89. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition the last day but one of June, 13 Henry VII.
He died 15 October, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee, by the king’s gift, as by letters patent thereof to him and his heirs male for ever, appears. Thomas Bedyngfeld, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Manors of Woldneuton and Bayneton, worth 30l.
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90. JAMES PYKERYNG, esquire.
Writ 13 May, inquisition 24 June, 13 Henry VII.
By charter indented, 23 May, 12 Henry VII, he enfeoffed Christopher Moresby, knight, Robert Moresby, brother of the said Christopher, and others, as in No. 88, of the under-mentioned manors to the use of his last will.
He died 2 May last seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. His heir as in No. 88.
YORK. Lands and tenements in Thorganby, worth 4 marks, held of the king in chief, by knight-service, and 3d. rent of assise yearly.
Manors of Ellerton and Belleby, held of the baron of Graystok, service unknown.
Manor of Sedber, held of the lord fitz Hugh, service unknown.
The said manors are worth 20l. beyond outgoings.
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91. EMMA MALERE.
Writ of Mandamus 28 May, inquisition the last day of June, 13 Henry VII.
Emma Malory, named in the writ, died 4 November, 11 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. John Malory is her son and heir, and is aged 40 and more; he has occupied the said tenements from the time of her death to the present, and still occupies them, and has received the profits thereof mean time, by what title the jurors know not.
NORTHAMPTON. A messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow and 20a. pasture, in Stowe, worth 26s. 8d., held of Richard Nevel, lord de Latymer, service unknown.
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92. ELIZABETH DELAMARE, widow, late the wife of THOMAS DELAMARE, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 5 March, inquisition 21 June, 13 Henry VII.
James Viell and John Dalamer, esquires, Thomas Woode, gentleman, John Gawen, esquire, William Port, vicar of the church of St. Mary of Aldermanston William Boc[hie]r, Richard Curteys, Maurice David, George Coke and John Celley were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, by their charter, 16 June, 15 Edward IV, demised it to the said Thomas Dalamer and the aforesaid Elizabeth, then his wife, for the term of their lives in survivorship without impeachment of waste, with remainder to George Dalamer, son of the said Thomas, and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder in default to the heirs male of the body of the said Thomas, with remainder in default to the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to his right heirs. The said Thomas and Elizabeth were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of free tenement, and afterwards he died and she survived, and was solely seised in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship, and died so seised. The said George Dalamer is still living.
She died 17 April, 9 Henry VII. Elizabeth, wife of George Forster, is her cousin and next heir, viz. daughter of John her son, and is 22 years old and more. The said George has occupied the said manor from the time of her death, and has taken the issues and profits by his title aforesaid.
BERKSHIRE. Manor of Chalowe, worth 8 marks, held of the king in chief, service unknown.
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93. ANNE KNYVET, formerly the wife of JOHN CRESSENER, esquire, deceased.
Writ 16 May, inquisition Wednesday after the Nativity of St. John, the Baptist, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 81.
ESSEX. Manor of Ferers, worth 5 marks, held of the king, as of the honor of Clare, by knight-service.
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94. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition Wednesday after the Nativity of St. John, the Baptist, 13 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. Date of death not given. His heir as in No. 89.
ESSEX. A messuage, 40a. pasture, 40a. arable, 20a. meadow, 10a. wood, called ‘Cookes,’ in Wormyngworth, worth 4 marks, held of Thomas Walgrave, esquire, service unknown.
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95. JOHN CRESSENER.
Writ of Mandamus 21 May, inquisition Wednesday after the Nativity of St. John, the Baptist, 13 Henry VII.
John Cressener, esquire, died 24 August, 1 Henry VII. John Cressener, aged 13 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. He held no lands.
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96. ISABEL NEUTON, late the wife of JOHN NEUTON, knight.
Writ 22 May, inquisition 16 June, 13 Henry VII.
She died 22 May last seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Richard Neuton, esquire, aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
GLOUCESTER. A moiety of the manor of Auste, worth 13l. 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Worcester, by fealty, and by what other services the jurors know not.
Three messuages, three virgates of land, 20a. meadow and 10a. pasture, in Cote next Auste, worth 3l., held of Robert Poyntz, knight, service unknown.
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97. ISABEL NEUTON, late the wife of JOHN NEUTON, knight.
Writ 14 June, inquisition 18 June, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 96.
TOWN OF GLOUCESTER. Manor of Dounehatherlegh, worth 12l., held of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Gloucester, by fealty and 10s. 4 1/2d. rent, for all service.
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98. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 14 May, inquisition 19 June, 13 Henry VII.
One Margaret Bedyngfeld, formerly the wife of Edmund Bedyngfeld, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised enfeoffed John Hevenyngham, knight, Thomas Lovell, the elder, esquire, John Fyncham, the elder, William Berdewell, the younger, gentlemen, and William Levy, chaplain, thereof, to the use of herself, her heirs and assigns, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards she died, whereupon the right and use of the said manor descended to the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, named in the writ, as her cousin and heir, viz. son of Thomas her son; and afterwards the said Thomas Lovell and John Fyncham died, and Hevenyngham and the others survived them, and were, and on the day of the inquisition are, seised thereof to the use aforesaid by survivorship.
Death and heir as in No. 89.
CAMBRIDGE. Manor of Abyngton, worth 60s., held of Thomas Stanley, earl of Derby, and Margaret his wife, countess of Richemond, in her right, service unknown.
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99. EDMUND BEDYNGFELD, knight.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition 24 June, 13 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, which thereupon descended to Thomas, his son and heir.
Death and heir as in No. 89.
BEDFORD. Two parts of 100a. land, in Ronehall, two parts of a toft and of 2r. land, in Holewell; two parts of a messuage and of a virgate of land in Langforth; a yearly rent of 10s. from tenants in Wotton; and two parts of a court to be held at Bedford every three weeks; held of the king, in chief, by knight-service, as parcel of the barony of Bedford aforesaid, and worth 26s. 8d. yearly.
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100. RICHARD FRANKECHEYNE.
Writ 24 February, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 13 Henry VII.
One John Drake was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter indented, 24 October, 2 Richard III, enfeoffed one John Speke, by the name of John Speke, esquire, and one Robert Whytyng thereof, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and being so seised by charter indented, Sunday after All Hallows, 2 Richard III, demised them to the said Richard named in the writ for the term of his life, with reversion to the said John Drake, his heirs and assigns for ever.
He died 18 February last past. Tristram Frankecheyne, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Three messuages, 80a. land, 20a. meadow, 20a. wood, 20a. furse and heath, in Ayssh, in the parish of Axmyster, and Musebury, worth 40s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, in free socage only, and by 10s. rent for all service; the lands and tenements in Axmister, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Newynham, in free socage, by the rent of a pair of gloves, for all service.
A messuage, 40a. land, 20a. meadow, in Offewyll, worth 14s. 4d., held of the said earl, by knight-service, as of the honor of Plympton.
A messuage, 40a. land, 10a. meadow, in Rokebeare, worth 20s., held of the abbess of Canonlegh, in right of her church, in free socage, by 8s. rent.
Four messuages, 60a. land, 12a. meadow, 40a. wood, in Sowyll, in the parish of Kentesbear, worth 40s., held of William Wylsford in free socage.
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