Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 701-750

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 701-750', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) pp. 458-486. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp458-486 [accessed 26 May 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 701-750", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 458-486. British History Online, accessed May 26, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp458-486.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 701-750", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 458-486. British History Online. Web. 26 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp458-486.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 701-750

701. THOMAS HUSIE, the elder, esquire.
Writ 24 September, inquisition 28 October, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor, and, being so seised, by charter dated at Maydenwynterborne, the feast of St. Matthew, the Apostle, 9 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed the Venerable Master Henry Sutton, doctor in medicine, John Ley and John Dale, esquires, John Mone, gentleman, and Thomas Freker. Afterwards, viz. 9 August, 10 Henry VII, the said Master Henry Sutton, John Ley, and John Dales, John Mone and Thomas Freker, by another charter, at his special request, thereof enfeoffed John Doget, clerk, chancellor of the cathedral church of Salisbury, Roger Neuburgh, knight, Richard Hille of Southampton, Richard Seynt John, clerk, Richard Wallop, William Froste, Henry Horne and John Ryvers, to the intent that they should stand seised thereof to the use of the said Thomas Husie, the elder, and Elizabeth his wife, for the term of their lives in survivorship, and thereafter to the use of John Husie of Southampton, son of the said Thomas, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the use of Thomas Husie, son of the the said Thomas and Elizabeth, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the use of the right heirs of the said Thomas Husie, the father. Afterwards, viz. 1 August, 12 Henry VII, it was agreed by another indenture between the said Thomas Husie, the elder, by the name of Thomas Husie of Salisbury, esquire, and the said John Husie, of Southampton, his son, that the said John Doget, clerk, and his co-feoffees should make estate to the said John Husie and Elizabeth, now his wife, daughter and one of the heirs of John Holte of the parish of Crundale, co. Hants, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, of lands and tenements to the yearly value of 10 marks, to hold to the said John and Elizabeth and the heirs of his body, with further remainder of the whole manor as above is said.
He was similarly seised long before his decease in right of Elizabeth, then his wife, of the under-mentioned capital messuage, &c., and, being so seised, they, by charter, 1 October, 11 Henry VII, enfeoffed the said John Husie, their son, thereof, to him and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to her right heirs. And afterwards, viz. in Michaelmas term then next following, for the greater security of the said John and his heirs a fine of warranty of charter was levied between Henry Sutton, clerk, and Richard Elys, plaintiffs, and Thomas Husie and Elizabeth, his wife, and the said John Husie, defendants, of the said six messuages, two gardens, and dovecot in Salisbury, acknowledged to be the right of the said Henry, &c.
He died 10 September last, seised of the other under-mentioned six messuages, cottages, &c. in fee. Henry Husie, aged 28 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Mayden Wynterbourne Sherveton; the said manor of Maydenwynterbourn is held of the countess of Salisbury, as of her manor of Shreveton, service unknown, and is worth 10l.
A capital messuage, or tenement, situate on the trench, or foss, of the city of Salisbury, in the parish of St. Thomas the Martyr, with a dovecot and a garden to the same annexed; with two other tenements situate together beside the said messuage; and three other tenements lying together in New Street of the said city, in the parish of St. Thomas aforesaid; worth 8l., held of the bishop of Salisbury, in right of his church, in socage.
Six messuages and a garden, in the city of Salisbury, whereof one messuage is situate in ‘Brownestrete,’ another tenement lies in the High Street in ‘le Cokerewe,’ and four messuages lie in ‘Gigorstret’; the said messuages with garden are worth 4l., and are held of the lord bishop of Salisbury in right of his church.
A tenement in Farleygh by (juxta) Claryngdon worth 20s., held of the treasurer of the church of Salisbury, service unknown.
Two cottages in Winterslewe, worth 10s., held of the lord Giles Dawbeney, the king’s chamberlain.
A close in Fulston by (juxta) Wylton, held of the abbess of Wilton.
A rent of 22s. in Porton.
A message in Fynkeedeyne, bought of the chapel of Auscot, co. Northampton, held of the same and worth 13s. 4d.
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702. THOMAS HUSEE, the elder, esquire.
Writ 12 October, inquisition 28 October, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised, in right of Elizabeth then his wife, he in his demesne as of free tenement and she in fee, of the undermentioned land, &c. in Shypton Berynger, and, being so seised, they levied a fine thereof in the quinzaine of Hilary, 15 Henry VII, to John Ley, Robert Husee, Thomas Mone and John Aysshe, and afterwards in the quinzaine of Easter in the same year acknowledged the same to be the right of Robert and quitclaimed them, for them and her heirs, to the said John, Robert, Thomas and John and the heirs of Robert; which John and the others regranted the same to them for the term of their life, with remainder to Thomas Husee, their son, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to Henry Husee, brother of the said Thomas, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to John Husee, brother of the said Henry, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to her right heirs.
He died 10 September last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Romsey in fee. His heir, as in No. 701. Cf. No. 704.
HANTS. Three messuages, a dovecot, 200a. land, 3a. meadow, 6a. wood, 300a. pasture and 11s. rent, in Shypton Berynger, worth 100s., held of Richard, bishop of Winchester, William Uvedale, knight, Thomas Troys and John Waller, esquires, in socage, by fealty and 12s. rent yearly, as of their manor of Shipton Berynger, for all service.
Two messuages, 10a. land, 1 1/2a. meadow, in the parish of Romsey, worth 20s., held of the abbess of Romsey, service unknown.
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703. JOHN UFFENHAM.
Writ 9 November, inquisition 11 November, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 15 June, 10 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Hasard, clerk, John Mockeham, John —— and John Irisshe thereof, to the use of himself and Alice, his wife, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder as to the hostel in Dounton for sale by his executors, the proceeds to be distributed for his soul and his benefactors’ souls, and as to the residue that his said feoffees should stand seised thereof to the use of Robert Uffenham, one of the sons of Roger Uffenham and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to the use of Richard Uffenham, son and heir of the said Roger and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default, as to land, &c., in Dounton and Whitparisshe to the use of John Barough, son and heir of Maurice Barough, knight, and the heirs male of his body, and as to land, &c. in Wilton, Foweleston and Brodechalk, to the use of John Bulkeley, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default, as to all the said land, &c. to the use of John Uffenham, son of the said Roger, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to Thomas Uffenham, son of the said Roger, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to the use of his executors, for sale, the proceeds to be distributed for his soul and the souls of his parents, benefactors, friends and all faithful deceased; by virtue of which feoffment the said Richard Hasard and his co-feoffees were, and still are, seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
He died 12 August last.
WILTS. A messuage, or hostel, thirty-one burgages, 23a. arable, 2 1/2a. meadow, in the borough of Dounton and within the parish of Dounton, worth 20s. beyond outgoings, held of the bishop of Winchester, by fealty and 31s. rent yearly.
Four messuages, 2a. meadow, in the borough of Wilton, or Wylton; 38a. land, two tofts, 4a. meadow, in Foweleston; a messuage in Brodechalke; worth 40s. beyond outgoings, held of the abbess of Wilton, by fealty and 25s. rent yearly.
Two messuages, 16a. arable, 2a. wood, in the parish of Whiteparisshe, worth beyond outgoings 10s., held of the heirs of Thomas Ryngwood, as of his manor of Whelpele, by fealty and 4s. 1/2d. rent yearly.
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704. THOMAS HUSE, the elder, esquire.
Writ 24 September, inquisition 28 October, 19 Henry VII.
He died 10 September last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Henry Husie, aged 28 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 701, 702.
DORSET. A messuage in Wymbourne Mynster, within the hundred of Upwymbourne, worth 13s. 4d. held of the abbot of Tewekesbury, service unknown.
A curtilage with a virgate of land, in Totbere beside (Totbera juxta) Redlane, worth 10s., held of the college of Cambridge (de collegio Cantebrigg’), service unknown.
Two closes in the parish of Little (Parva) Wodkesworth, or Wodkeswurth, in Wymbournemynster aforesaid, in the hundred of Up Wymbourne, worth 10s., held of the duchy of York.
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705. RICHARD FENYS, of Broughton, co. Oxford, esquire.
Writ of Quœ, plura, 4 March, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 8 November, 19 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in fee, in addition to those specified in the inquisition (No. 548) taken on his death. Edward Fenys, aged 2 and more, is his son and heir.
One Robert Smyth of Overton has received all the issues and profits of the land, &c. in Overton and Asshe, and Joan Bedyll, widow, late the wife of William Bedyll of the land, &c., in Southampton, from the time of the death of the said Richard to the day of the taking of this inquisition, by what right the jurors know not.
HANTS. A burgage with a garden adjacent, worth 5s., and 2a. meadow called ‘Kyrkebyesmede,’ worth 2s., in Overton, formerly belonging to William Wykeham, esquire, held of Richard, bishop of Winchester, by fealty only, for all service.
Sixteen acres of land in Asshe, lying in the South field there, worth 20d., held of Morgan Kydwelly, knight, by fealty only, for all service.
Eight acres of meadow, 140a. arable, in Southampton, formerly belonging to the said William Wykeham and afterwards to Hugh Bedyll, worth 20s., held of the said bishop, by fealty only, for all service.
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706. ROBERT BRANCHE.
Writ 21 May, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 4 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Taverham in fee, and, being so seised, gave them by charter to Henry Branche, his son, and Eleanor his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of Henry’s body. They were seised thereof accordingly, she in her demesne as of free tenement and Henry in fee tail; afterwards Henry died and she is still so seised thereof by survivorship.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Brynyngham in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to John Heydon, esquire, and Thomas Dawbeney, to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid, and, they being so seised, he made his testament and last will, whereby inter alia he willed that his executors should cause an honest priest to celebrate and pray for his soul, his father’s and mother’s souls and the souls of those for whom they are especially bound, for four years after his decease with monies to be received from the issues and profits of the said manor of Brynyngham, of all other lands and tenements called ‘Braunchez’ and ‘Prattes’ in Brynyngham, Brynton and Burgh, 18a. 1r. land in Studdey and Holt and 6a. 3r. land in the South field of Hunworth. Further he willed that if John Braunche, son and heir of Henry Braunche, his son then deceased, were in the custody and governance of his executors and were ruled by the advice of them and of the supervisors of his said will, then they should find the said John and give him sufficient exhibition with the issues and profits of his lands, and otherwise not.
Long before the day of this inquisition William Crowe and William Mason, clerks, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Studdey in fee, and, being so seised, demised it to the said Robert, named in the writ, and Joan his wife, to them and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, she in her demesne as of free tenement and he in fee; and afterwards he died and she was and still is so seised thereof by survivorship.
He died the last day of March last. John Braunche, aged 4 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of the said Henry, his son.
NORFOLK. Manor of Taverham with the advowson of a mediety of the church of Taverham, worth 12l., held of John Hastyngges, knight, as of the manor of Elsyng, by knight-service.
Manor of Brynyngham, worth 5l., held of Thomas Asteley, esquire, by fealty, other services unknown.
Manor of Studdey, worth 12l., held of Thomas Fynes, knight, lord Dacre, service unknown.
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707. WILLIAM GUNTER.
Writ 1 November, inquisition 6 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Andever in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 1 February, 4 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Troyes, esquire, John Feteplace of Charney, co. Berks, gentleman, Master John Dogote, late vicar of Andever, co. Hants, William Heckeley, late of Southampton, ‘mercer,’ since deceased, William Justice, of Southampton aforesaid, ‘draper,’ and John Warner, of Newbury, co. Berks, ‘tailoure,’ thereof, to the use of himself for life, with remainder to the use of Ralph Gunter, his nephew (nepotis) and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to his own right heirs. The said Thomas Troyes and his co-feoffees were and still are seised accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
Robert Barell and Thomas Hode, of Andever, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Penyton Meysy, &c., and, being so seised, by charter, 12 September, 13 Edward IV, demised and granted the same to the said William Gunter, his heirs and assigns, by virtue of which feoffment he was seised thereof in fee, and died so seised.
He died 20 March last. The said Ralph Gunter is his cousin and heir, and is aged 34 and more.
HANTS. Six messuages, six cottages, nine gardens, 118a. arable, 2a. meadow, in Andever, worth 100s. held of the king in socage, as parcel of the fee farm of the town of Andever, by fealty and 16s. 5d. rent yearly, for all service.
Two messuages, 110a. arable and pasture, in Penyton Meysy, Nutbeme, Charleton and Clanfeld, worth 20s. held of the heirs of William Stoner, by fealty and 4s. rent for all service.
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708. RICHARD WALOPP, esquire.
Writ 16 September, inquisition 20 November, 19 Henry VII.
The said Richard Wallop was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land in Basyngstoke, manors of Fareley Mortimer and Hacche and land in Swalwyke, and died so seised.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Clyddesdene in fee, and being so seised, long before his decease, by charter gave it to John Pounde, knight, John Waller, John Kyrkeby, esquires, William Froste, Nicholas Bernard and William Smyth, clerk, to the use of Elizabeth, his wife, who survives, for the term of her life. They were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Soburton in fee, and, being so seised, long before his decease, by charter gave it to John Pounde, John Waller, William Tychebourne, John Kyrkeby, Nicholas Bernard and William Flesschmonger, who entered accordingly and were, and still are, seised thereof in fee.
John Wallop, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Over Wallop, and divers lands, &c. in Nether Wallop, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to him and the said Elizabeth, his wife, to hold them and the heirs of his body, by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof, he in fee tail and she in her demesne as of free tenement, and she is still so seised thereof by survivorship.
He died the last day of August, 19 Henry VII. Robert Wallop, aged 30 and more, is his brother and heir. Cf. No. 729.
HANTS. Four messuages, four cottages, 90a. land, in Basyngstoke, worth 40s., held of the bailiffs of the town of Basyngstoke, by fealty and 18s. rent, for all service.
Manor of Fareley Mortemer, worth 10l., held of the prior of the monastery of St. Mary of Suthwyke, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Hacche, worth 10 marks, held of the bailiffs of the town of Basyngstoke, by fealty and 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
Divers lands and tenements in Swalwyke, held of the said bailiffs of the town of Basyngstoke, by fealty and a rent of 12d. per diem, for all service, and they are worth yearly above charges and outgoings 13s. 4d.
Manor of Clyddesdene, with the advowson of the same, worth 5l., held of the said bailiffs of the town of Basyngstoke, by fealty and 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Soburton, worth 100s., held of the bishop of Winchester, by fealty and 12d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Overwallop, with the advowson of the church of the same, worth 5l., held of the heirs of the lord Denham, by fealty and 8s. rent, for all service.
Divers lands and tenements in Nethirwallop, worth 40s., held of the prioress of the monastery of Ambresbury, by fealty and 40s. rent yearly, for all service.
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709. JOHN SUMMASTER.
Writ 5 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition the last day but one of October, 19 Henry VII.
John Summaister, gentleman, named in the writ, died 29 October, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Joan Lympyn’, aged 34 and more, and Margaret Courteys, aged 30 and more, are his sisters and heirs.
DEVON. Five tenements, 30a. land, 3a. meadow, in Honyton, worth 40s., held of William Courtenay, knight, in free burgage.
A messuage, 60a. land, 6a. meadow, in Wadehays, or Wadehayes, worth 66s. 8d., held of the heirs of John Bonvile, of Combralegh, by fealty only.
A tenement and two gardens, in Barnastapoll, worth 2s. 4d., held of John Chompyn’, in free burgage.
The moiety of a moiety of 20a. land, 2a. meadow and 10a. wood, in Birche, worth 2s., held of Richard Birche, by fealty only.
A messuage, 30a. land, 4a. meadow, in Northhorygge, or Northhorigge, worth 2s., held of the heirs of Thomas Beamond, esquire, by fealty only.
The moiety of a moiety of 100a. land, 8a. meadow, 26a. wood, in Cheltheham, worth 20s., held of Nicholas Delune, by fealty only.
The moiety of a moiety of 8a. land, in Estdowne, worth 15d., held of the heirs of Christopher Flemyng, by fealty only.
The moiety of a moiety of 2a. meadow, in Westdowne, worth 6d., held of John Ploman, by fealty only.
A messuage, 100a. land, 6a. meadow, in Oldeport, or Oldeporte, worth 100s., held of William Predeaux, by fealty only.
A messuage, 24a. land, 3a. meadow, in Crewcomb, worth 18s., held of the abbot and convent of Bukfast, by fealty only.
A messuage, 40a. land, 3a. meadow, in Smythcote, worth 20s., held of John Smyth, by fealty only.
A messuage, 70a. land, 6a. meadow, 30a. wood, in Paynston, worth 61s. 6d., held of the heirs of John Bonvile, of Combralegh, by fealty only.
A messuage, 200a. land, 5a. meadow, 10a. wood, in Nitherexe, worth 53s. 4d., held of the heirs of Christopher Flemyng, by fealty only.
Sixty acres of land, 5a. meadow, 1a. wood, in Holt and Thorverton, worth 53s. 4d., held of the dean and chapter of the cathedral church of St. Peter, Exeter, by fealty only.
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710. ANNE WILLOUGHBY.
Writ of Mandamus, 23 September, inquisition the last day of October, 19 Henry VII.
She was seised, the day she died, of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and of such an estate thereof died seised. And afterwards, in Hilary Term, 8 Henry VII, one Robert Olyver, clerk, William Mennewenek, clerk, and John Mychell, or Michell, recovered the manor aforesaid before the justices of the Common Bench against one William Willughby, knight, then being tenant of the free tenement of the same manor, to the use and profit of the same William Willughby, and the heirs male of the body of the same William lawfully begotten (procuratorum); by virtue of which they entered into the said manor and were thereof seised in fee to the use aforesaid.
She died 10 June, 10 Edward IV. Robert Willughby, lord Broke, is her cousin and next heir, viz. son of Robert her son, and is of full age, viz. 30 and more.
LINCOLN. Manor of Tottell, Gayton, Ryston and Thedelthorp; it is held of the lord prince, as of his honor of Chester, by service of 1 knight’s fee; it is worth 20l.
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711. THOMAS NEVYLE, esquire.
Writ 8 April, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 3 December, 19 Henry VII.
He died the last day of March, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. William Nevyle, esquire, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 691, 727, 734, 862.
NOTTS. Manor of Rolleston, in Rolleston, 11s. 10 1/2d. rent in Barneby, and 12s. 11 1/2d. rent in Codyngton, held of the countess of Rechemond, as of the fee and honor of Rychemond, by knight-service; the said manor, with the rents aforesaid, is worth 41l. yearly.
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712. JULIANA BONOR, late the wife of THOMAS BONOR.
Writ of Amotus, 28 October, inquisition 5 November, 19 Henry VII.
John, late cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, to the use of the said Juliana Bonor, sometime the wife of one Thomas Darell, for the term of her life, with remainder after her decease to the use of the right heirs of the said Thomas Darell for ever.
She died 1 August, 16 Henry VII. Beatrice Darell and Anastacia Darell are cousins and heirs of the said Thomas Darell, viz. daughters and heirs of Thomas Darell, son of the said Thomas Darell, and the said Beatrice is 12 years old and more and the said Anastacia is 7 years old and more.
John Darell is son and next heir of the same Juliana and is 24 years and more.
BEDFORD. Manor of Pertenhale, twenty messuages, 400a. land, 300a. pasture, 30a. meadow, 60a. wood, 10 marks rent, in Pertenhale, Little (Parva) Stoughton, Caisho and Riesle, worth 20 marks, held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, service unknown.
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713. JOHN NORWOOD.
Commission of Concealments, 12 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 3 September, 19 Henry VII.
He died 12 June, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Joan Norwood, aged 12 and more, and Elizabeth Norwood, aged 10 and more, are his daughters and heirs.
WILTS. Manor of Cherughton, worth 40s., held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
Two hundred acres of land in Cherughton, worth 40s., tenure unknown.
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714. JOHN BYFLET.
Commission of Concealments, 12 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 3 September, 19 Henry VII.
He died 20 September, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. Thomas Byflet, aged half a year and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. A messuage and 40a. land, in Wilton, worth 20s., held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
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715. WILLIAM SEYNTMAUR, knight.
Writ wanting; inquisition taken at Southmolton, before Hugh Culme, escheator, 16 November, 19 Henry VII.
One Thomas Seyntmaur, knight, his grandfather, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 8 February, 1 Henry VII, enfeoffed Richard Eggecumb, knight, John Tremayn, Roger Holand, Fulk Predeaux, Piers Eggecumb and Christopher Tremayne thereof, to the intent to perform certain covenants between the said Thomas Seymaur (sic) and the said Richard Eggecumb, as in certain indentures between them, 24 January, 1 Henry VII, more fully appears. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee; and the said Richard and John died; and the said Roger, Fulk, Peter and Christopher were, and still are, so seised thereof by survivorship. Afterwards by letters patent, 28 November, 11 Henry VII, for a fine paid in the hanaper, the king pardoned the alienation.
Long before the decease of the said Thomas Seyntmaur and of the said William Seyntmaur, one Richard Chooke, knight, John Fitzjames, the elder, John Porter and John Fitzjames, the younger, were seised of the said manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 12 September, 11 Edward IV, gave and granted to one John Crokker, knight, a yearly rent of 40l., issuing from the said manor, to hold for the term of his life.
He died 5 September, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land and advowson in fee. Joan Seyntmaur, aged 2 and more, is his daughter and heir. Cf. No. 743, and C. Series II. Vol. 19. (72.)
DEVON. Manor of Northmolton, worth 30l. beyond outgoings.
A rood of land in Blaktoryton, with the advowson of the parish church of Blaktoryton, the rood worth 1d., and the advowson nothing, yearly.
The said manor, rood of land and advowson, are held of the king in chief, by service of finding a man at arms, with a barded (cooperto) horse, in the king’s army, for forty days at his own charges, and by 13s. 4d. rent yearly.
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716. THOMAS WORTH, of Waysshefeld, co. Devon, esquire.
Writ wanting; inquisition 3 November, 19 Henry VII.
Long before the taking of this inquisition he was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Worth, Waysshefeld and Fereby in fee, also of land, &c., in Uplomyn, Tyverton, Hevytre, Brigge Rewell, and messuage called ‘Corton,’ &c. in Waysshefyld, in fee, and, being so seised, long before the day of the taking of this inquisition, by a certain charter enfeoffed John Gambon of Mouston, Richard Godde, clerk and Richard Voyse thereof [the manor of Barkedon aforesaid excepted erased], by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee to the use of the said Thomas Worth, his heirs and assigns. Afterwards the said John Gambon and Richard Godde died, and the said Richard Voyse survived them and is still living and was solely seised thereof in fee.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Barkedon and, being so seised thereof, by a certain charter, &c. to the jurors here shown, of which the date is 12 Edward IV [entry never completed].
He died 12 February, 18 Henry VII. Anthony Worth, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Worth, worth 20l., held of the lords of Northetalen’, by knight-service.
Manor of Waysshefeld, worth 5 marks, held of Piers Aggecomb, knight, as of the honor of his castle of Totness (Totton’), by knight-service.
Manor of Barkedon, worth 10 marks, held of Edward Courteney, earl of Devon, as of the honor of his castle of Okehampton, by knight-service.
Manor of Fereby, or Ferbey, worth 60s., held of the said earl, by 6d. rent, services unknown.
A messuage and 30a. land, in Uplomyn, worth 10s., held of Giles, lord Dawbeney, knight, by knight-service.
Two acres of meadow in the borough of Tyverton, worth 3s. 4d., held of the said earl of Devon, in free socage.
Twenty-four acres of land in the parish of Hevytre, worth 13s. 4d., held of Oliver Kelly, in free socage.
A messuage and 40a. land, in Brigge Rewell or Briggerewell, worth 9s., held of the prior of Launceston, by fealty.
A messuage called ‘Corton,’ 40a. land, 8a. meadow, 60a. pasture, in Waysshefyld, worth 13s. 4d., held of William Courteney, knight, as of his manor of Cadlegh, in free socage.
Six messuages, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 2a. wood, called ‘Palmersheys,’ in West Exa worth 60s., held of the heirs of Richard Heyre, in free socage. [His estate in these lands, which are not elsewhere mentioned in the inquisition, does not appear.]
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717. JOHN TREMAYN, the elder, esquire.
Writ 9 September, inquisition 16 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Levedon and Toryton.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor of South Sydynham and other the under-mentioned manor and lands, in fee, and, being so seised, by the name of John Tremayn, son and heir of Thomas Tremayne, by charter dated 27 January, 9 Henry VII, he gave all the said manors, &c., to William Huddysfeld, knight, Thomas Tremayne, clerk, James Chudlegh, Halnath Maliverer, George Malyverer, Roger Holand, esquires, and John Kyrton, to the use of himself and the performance of his last will, as by certain indentures thereof made and to the charter aforesaid annexed, dated 22 January in the said year, more fully appears. The survivors, James Chudlegh and Roger Holand are still so seised.
He died the last day of August last. Thomas Tremayne, aged 8 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor and advowson of South Sydynham, or Sowth Sydenham, worth 6l., held of Edward Pomerey, esquire, by knight service.
Manors and advowson of North Huysshe, worth 20 marks, held of the lady Cecily, marchioness of Dorset, as of her manor of Wodeford, by knight service, viz., of 1/2 a knight’s fee.
A moiety of a fifth part of the manor of Doddiscomblegh, with the advowson of the church of the same, alternately when it happen at his turn, worth 40s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, by knight-service.
Manor of Rake, worth 20 marks, held of William Curteney, knight, and Thomas Tregarthen, as of their manor of Westportelmouth, by knight service.
Manor of Cullecumb, or Colacumb, worth 5 marks, held of the heirs of John Trenchard, by knight-service.
Manor of Whytechurche, or Whitechurch, worth 60s., held of the abbot of Tavistok, service unknown.
Manor of Tetteburne, worth 4l., held of the heirs of Roger de Langford, service unknown.
A messuage, 100a. land and pasture, in Coleton.
Six messuages, 200a. land and meadow, in Samford Spyney, worth 40s., held of John Pettys and Francis Harrys, service unknown.
A messuage, 60a. land and meadow, in Blacheford, worth 6s. 8d., held of Walter Courtenay, knight, service unknown.
A messuage, 40a. land and meadow, in Furss Ham, or Fursenham, worth 10s., held of Piers Eggecomb, knight, service unknown.
A messuage, 100a. land and pasture, in Lamford, worth 8s., held of Henry Beamont, service unknown.
A messuage, 40a. land and meadow, in Battyshyll; and a messuage, 40a. land and pasture, in West Torr; worth 6s., held of the king, as of his borough of Sele, in free burgage.
A messuage in Tavystoke.
Two messuages, 100a. land and meadow, 100a. furze and heath, in Norton Sydynham.
A messuage, 100a. land and meadow, in Foghanger.
A moiety of a barn, of a toft and of 2a. land, in Coweke.
Two messuages, 100a. land and meadow, 200a. furze and heath, in Odetrewe.
The messuages, lands and tenements beforesaid, in Odetrewe, Tavistok, Fyghanger and Cowdle, worth 23s. 5d., are held of the abbot of Tavistok, services unknown.
A messuage, 100a. land and pasture, 40a. furze and heath, in Levedon, worth 26s. 8d., held of the lord of Doddescumblegh, by knight-service.
A moiety of a messuage, 40a. land and pasture, 40a. furze and heath, in Toryton or Toriton, worth 2s. 6d., held of the lady Margaret, countess of Richemond and Derby, as of her manor of Toriton, by knight-service.
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718. JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 28 October, inquisition the last day but one of October 19 Henry VII.
He died 20 June, 17 Henry VII, seised of the undermentioned manor in fee. Piers Philpot is his son and heir, aged 15 and more. Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 721, 777, 779, 780, 781.
DORSET. Manor of Tarent Gonvyle, worth 55s., held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, by fealty and 10s. rent, for all service.
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719. JOHN PERCYVALE, knight.
Writ 5 May, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 8 October, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages, and, being so solely seised, by his testament and last will, 21 February, 1502, 18 Henry VII, shown to the jurors, in the parish of St. Mary Wolnoth, gave and bequeathed the same to the master and wardens of the ‘Tailours’ brotherhood of St. John the Baptist in the city of London and their successors for ever, to the intent that they and their successors from the issues and profits thereof should, after his decease, find two priests to celebrate daily in the parish church of St. Mary Wolnoth in ‘Lumberdstrete’ in Langbourne ward, for his soul and the soul of Thomasine, his wife on her departure, their fathers’ and mothers’, friends’, benefactors’ and all Christian souls; should keep his ‘obit,’ by note or chant with ‘placebo’ and ‘dirige’ and mass of ‘requiem’; should distribute 10s. in alms among poor housekeepers of that parish and ward attending the ‘obit’; should spend 30s. in buying coal (carbonibus) to be distributed among such householders by the advice of the churchwardens of the church of St. Mary Wolnoth and the bedel of the ward; and should observe the articles of the said will.
He died 19 April last. After his death the master and wardens of ‘Tailers’ of the said brotherhood of St. John the Baptist, by virtue of the said will entered upon the said messuages and have taken the issues and profits thereof, from the time of his death to the day of the taking of this inquisition in complement of the said will and have paid and performed all things therein contained.
Richard Percyvale is his next heir and is aged 28 and more.
LONDON. Twelve messuages, or tenements, in the city of London, whereof six are situate and lie together in ‘Lumbardstrete’ in the parish of St. Mary Wolnoth in the ward of Langbourne, on the north side of the street; one other, wherein the said John Percyvale dwelt in ‘Lumbardstrete,’ on the north side thereof, and another near and annexed to it, in the said parish and ward, and in the parish of St. Michael in Cornhull in the ward of Cornhull; and four, the residue, he together in the street of Cornhull in the said parish of St. Michael in Cornhull in the ward of Cornhull, on the south side of the said street of Cornhull.
The messuages, or tenements, in ‘Lumbardstrete,’ extend from the tenements late of Hugh Brice, knight, on the east, to the tenement late of John Bohun, esquire, adjacent next ‘le Popes Hedes entre,’ on the west.
The other four messuages, or tenements, in the street of Cornhull, extend from the tenements of the prior of ‘Seynt Mary Spytell’ on the east to the tenements of the said John Bohun, on the west.
The city of London is an ancient city, and all the lands and tenements within it demised and demiseable bequeathed and bequeatheable and by the testaments and last will of the citizens thereof, tenants of the same, to whatsoever persons, both to mortmain and in any other way, and this according to the custom of the same city.
All the aforesaid messuages, or tenements, are held of the king, in free burgage, by the rent of 1d. yearly, for all service. They are worth 26l.
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720. WILLIAM HARTLAND.
Writ of Mandamus 24 May, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 2 October, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned manor and fourth part of a manor in fee and, being so seised, enfeoffed Giles Brugges, knight, Christopher Throgmerton, John Whityngton, esquires, William Grevile, Walter Roudun and Thomas Hartland, his son, thereof, for the performance of his last will, as in a certain deed of feoffment to them thereof made, dated 9 March, 13 Henry VII, more fully appears.
They were seised thereof accordingly in fee and, being so seised, for greater security of the execution of the said will, they suffered a recovery thereof, at his special request, in Easter term, 16 Henry VII, to one Robert Russell, John Pauncefote and Edmund Horewell, by the description of the manors of Ledon, and Kyngeshome, four messuages, 180a. land, 24a. meadow, 40a. pasture, in Ledon, Kyngeshome, Longeford, Twyggeworth and Hatherley. By virtue of which the said Robert, John and Edmund entered upon the said manor and other the premises, and were, and still are, seised thereof in fee, to the use of the said William and his heirs and the performance of his last will.
By his writing indented, containing his last will, dated 26 October, 16 Henry VII, he directed that the said Thomas Hartland, his son, should have and hold the said manor and other the premises for the term of his life, and with the profits thereof should pay the said William’s debts, funeral expenses and bequests, and thereafter should hold the same to his own use for life, with remainder to the right heirs of William for ever.
The said Thomas is alive, and has taken all the issues and profits of the premises from the time of William’s death till now.
He died Thursday after the feast of the Assumption, 16 Henry VII. Agnes, wife of William Hewys and Katharine Hartlond are his cousins and next heirs, viz. daughters of William, his son. Agnes is aged 16 and Katharine 14 and more.
GLOUCESTER TOWN. Manor of Ledon in Hyneledon, worth 100s., held of the abbot of the monastery of St. Peter, Gloucester, service unknown.
A fourth part of the manor of Kyngeshome, or Kynkyshome, with its appurtenances in Kyngeshome, Longeford, Twyggeworth and Hatherley, worth 30s., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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721. JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of Mandamus 28 October, inquisition 30 November, 19 Henry VII.
He died 20 June, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Piers Philpot, aged 15 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 718, 777, 779, 780, 781.
HERTS. Manor of Kelshull, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Ely, service unknown.
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722. JOHN RUMSEY.
Writ 22 January, inquisition the last day of January, 19 Henry VII.
He died 26 December last, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. William Rumsey, aged 23 and more on the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Bykton, worth 10l., held of the king as of the earldom of Salisbury, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Mershewode, worth 40s., held of John Horsey, esquire, by fealty, and by service of rendering yearly to the said John and his heirs three quarters of salt, for all service.
Manor of Tachebury, worth 40s., held of the warden of New College, Winchester, by the rent yearly of 18s. 10 1/2d. at Easter and Michaelmas equally.
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723. PHILIP COKE, knight.
Writ 28 January, inquisition 3 February, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned tenements, &c., in fee, and, being so seised, long before his death, by charter 11 July, 18 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Tyrrell, knight, Edward Belknapp, esquire, Gerard Danett, esquire, and John Carell, gentleman, thereof, for the performance of his last will. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the intent aforesaid, and they being so seised, he died.
He died 7 December, 19 Henry VII. John Coke, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
SURREY. A tenement in Southwerk, called ‘le Bere,’ another tenement there, called ‘le Dolfyn,’ fourteen tenements in Southwerk, mutually lying next a lane there called ‘Bere Alye,’ and a place of land there, commonly called ‘le Wharff,’ adjacent to the Thames, worth beyond outgoings, 16l., held of Robert Michell, prior of the church, or priory, of St. Mary of Overe, in right of his church, or priory, by fealty and a rent of 5l. 6s. 8d. payable quarterly, for all service.
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724. ELIZABETH BYGOD, late the wife of OLIVER SEYNT JOHN.
Writ, 29 January, inquisition 16 February, 19 Henry VII.
William, late bishop of Ely, John Manyngham, esquire, John Seymor, esquire, William Alyngton, Richard Seynt George, William Manyngham, John Manwhich, John Hill, clerk, John Asplon, John Mustell, John Bedford, Thomas Ston’, Thomas Norreys and William Wilkes, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, to the use of Margaret, late duchess of Somerset, her heirs and assigns, and the performance of her last will; and, being so seised, at her request, by charter demised, delivered and confirmed the manor aforesaid to her, the duchess, for the term of her life, with remainder to Oliver Seynt John, esquire, her son, and to the aforesaid Elizabeth, specified above, then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies between them begotten, with remainder in default to the duchess’ right heirs.
Whereby the said duchess was seised of the said manor in her demesne as of free tenement, and died so seised; after whose death the said manor remained to the said Oliver Seynt John and Elizabeth, his wife and the heirs of their bodies issuing; whereby they entered, and were seised thereof in fee tail, by virtue of the gift aforesaid; and they had issue between them John Seynt John, the younger, esquire, who survives; and afterwards the said Oliver died so seised, and she survived him and continued her possession of the said manor by survivorship, and was thereof seised in her demesne as of fee tail, by virtue of the gift aforesaid.
And she being so seised, the king, by letters patent, 12 November, 14 Henry VII, pardoned her all manner of alienations, &c. of lands, &c. held in chief.
She died the last day of May, 18 Henry VII. John Seynt John, aged 25 and more, is son and next heir of the bodies of the said Oliver and Elizabeth begotten. Cf. No. 165.
WILTS. Manor of Ledeyard Tragose, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, by 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
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725. JOHN GERNYNGHAM.
Writ 29 October, inquisition 3 November, 19 Henry VII.
The said John Jernygan, long before his decease, enfeoffed one John Hevyngham, esquire, of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Horham, manors of Newton and Corton, land in Lownde and the advowson of the church of Lownde, to the use of Margaret, wife of Edward Jernygan, esquire for the term of her life, with remainder after her decease to the use of his own right heirs. The said Margaret and John Hevyngham are still living.
Long before his decease he enfeoffed William Scott and Robert Cleer, knights, of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Somerletton, the advowson of the church of Bradwell, land, &c. parcel of the manor of Somerletton, manor and advowson of Stoneham and advowson of priory, to the use of himself, his heirs and assigns and the performance of his last will.
He died 26 October, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor of Wathe in fee. Edward Jernygan is his son and heir and is of full age, viz. 31 and more.
SUFFOLK. Manor and advowson of Horham, with lands, tenements, rents and services to the manor belonging; the manor was held of Edmund de la Pole, late earl of Suffolk, in socage, as of the honor of his castle of Eye, by homage, 10d. rent and suit of court, or 20d. for fine of the same suit of court, for all service; the said manor of Horham is worth yearly 4 marks and the advowson of the church of Horham 4d. yearly.
Manors of Newton and Corton, together with all lands and tenements in Lownde also the advowson of the church of Lownde; they were held of the said Edmund de la Pole, in socage, as of his manor of Gorleston, by 36s. rent yearly, for all service, the said manors and lands being worth 4l. yearly, and the advowson 2d.
Manor and advowson of Somerletton, or Somerleton, the advowson of the church of Bradwell, when it happen, with lands, tenements, rents and services to the same manor of Somerletton belonging; also the manor and advowson of Stoneham with lands and tenements to the same manors belonging; also the foundation, or presentation of the priory of St. Olave in Lovynglond, when it happen; the said manor of Stoneham, worth 4l., with the advowson of the church of Stoneham, were held of the same Edmund de la Pole in socage, as of the honor of his castle of Eye, by homage and 10d. rent, and suit of court, or 20d. yearly for fine of suit of the same court, for all service; the said manor of Somerletton, with the advowson of the church of Somerletton, worth 6l., also with the advowson of the church of Bradwell and the presentation to the priory of St. Olave aforesaid, worth nothing, were held of the same Edmund de la Pole, as of his manor of Gorleston, by 18s. rent yearly and suit of court of the same manor of Gorleston, for all service.
Manor of Wathe, called ‘Wadhall’; it [was erased] is held of [the same Edmund de la Pole late earl of Suffolk erased] the king, in socage as of his castle of Norwich, by fealty and 4s. rent yearly for all service; it is worth beyond outgoings 4s.
The said honor and castle of Eye, the said manor of Gorleston [also the said castle of Norwich erased] were seized into the king’s hands by reason of the outlawry of the said Edmund de la Pole upon divers indictments of high treasons, whereof he was condemned (judicatus).
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726. RICHARD NORTON.
Writ 28 November, inquisition 20 January, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Nutley in fee and, being so seised, by licence of King Henry VI, enfeoffed Henry Smart, John Tychebourne and Henry Mor’ thereof by charter, who, being seised thereof accordingly, by the licence aforesaid re-enfeoffed him and Isabel his wife thereof, to hold to them and his heirs. They were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement. He died so seised, and she is seised thereof as aforesaid by survivorship.
The said Henry Smart, John Tychebourne and Henry Mor’ long before his decease were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Lynwode, Hyewode and Rokeforde in fee and, being so seised, long before his decease, enfeoffed him and Isabel his wife thereof, as above.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manor of Estysted and land, &c. in Alresforde in fee.
The said Henry Smart and Henry Mor’ were seised of the under-mentioned messuage in Winchester in fee and, being so seised, enfeoffed him and Isabel his wife thereof, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies issuing. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail and, she is still so seised by survivorship.
One Hugh Combe and William Rede were seised of the under-mentioned messuage and garden in Winchester, and being so seised, enfeoffed him and Isabel his wife, thereof, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, &c. as above.
He died 24 November, 19 Henry VII. Richard Norton, aged 38, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor Nutley, worth 10 marks.
A messuage, 30a. land, 40a. wood, 15a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 2s. 6d. rent, in Lynwode, Hyewode and Rokeforde, worth 33s. 4d., held of William Ockedene, as of the manor of Elyngham, service unknown.
Manor of Estysted, in Estysted and Selborne, worth 10 marks, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage and 8a. land, in Alresforde, worth 2s. 6d., held of the bishop of Winchester, in right of his bishopric of Winchester, service unknown.
A messuage in the soke of Winchester, worth 13s. 4d., held of the said bishop, as above.
A messuage with a garden adjacent in the soke of Winchester, worth 40d., held of the said bishop, as above.
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727. THOMAS NEVYLE, esquire.
Writ 8 April, 18 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of January, 19 Henry VII.
He died the last day of March, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. William Nevell, esquire, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 691, 711, 734, 862.
LINCOLN. Manor of Riggesby with appurtenances in Riggesby, 7s. 0 1/2d. and 1lb. pepper rent, in Aelby, and 1lb. pepper from the prioress of Grenfeld, worth 7l., held of the countess of Richmond, as of the fee and honor of Richmond, by knight-service.
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728. CECILY late the wife of JOHN JOSSELYN.
Writ 11 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 12 February, 19 Henry VII.
John Peke, esquire, Edmund Bardolff, John Walsshe, Ralph Josselyn, the elder, Richard Boldey, John Marbury, Philip Josselyn, clerk, George Bradbury, Richard Lakyn, Thomas Exmewe, Thomas Lloyd, Richard Goodewyn, William Goodewyn and Ralph Josselyn, the younger, who survive, and Richard Churchyerd and Robert Smyth since deceased, before the justices of the bench at Westminster recovered the under-mentioned moiety of a manor against James Skaresbrek, esquire, and Elizabeth, his wife, late the wife of John Molyneux, and the said John Josselyn and Cecily, his wife, daughter and heir of the said John Molyneux, as appears of record in Trinity term, 9 Henry VII.
The said recovery was, and is, to the use of the said John Josselyn, esquire, and Cecily, then his wife, and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder in default to the use of the heirs of her body, with remainder in default to the use of her right heirs. The said John Peke and the others were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
The said John and Cecily had male issue between them surviving.
She died; after whose decease the said John Peke and the others, being so seised thereof to the use aforesaid according to the true intent of the same recovery, by their charter demised, delivered and confirmed the said moiety to the said John Josselyn, to hold &c., and with remainder over, as above. He was, and is, seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the gift.
She died on the feast of the translation of St. Thomas the Martyr last. The said John Josselyn and she had issue between them a son, Nicholas Josselyn, who is 5 years old and more and next heir of the said John and Cecily by the form of the gift.
The said John Josselyn after her decease entered into the said moiety and has taken the issues and profits thereof from the whole time after her death up to the day of the taking of this inquisition. Cf. Nos. 586, 730.
ESSEX. A moiety of the manor of Westilbury, worth 12l., held, together with the other moiety now in the tenure of one William Harper, of the king, as of his honor of Raylegh and as parcel of the duchy of York, by service of 1/3 of a knight’s fee.
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729. RICHARD WALLOP, esquire.
Writ 6 October, inquisition 16 November, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee, and, being so seised, long before his decease by charter gave them to one John Waller, John Pounde, John Kyrkeby, William Froste and Nicholas Bernard, to the use of Elizabeth, his wife, who survives, for life. They were, and still are, seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid.
Death and heir as in No. 708.
WILTS. Manor and advowson of Aldyngton, worth 5l., held of the prioress of Ambresbury, by fealty only, for all service.
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730. CECILY late the wife of JOHN JOSSELYN.
Writ 11 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 28 January, 19 Henry VII.
A fine was levied on the morrow of Souls, 8 Henry VII, between Thomas Molyneux, esquire, James Molyneux, clerk, Robert Sheffeld, Richard Chyrchyerd, Ralph Josselyn and Richard Goodwyn, querents, and John Josselyn and Cecily, his wife, deforciants, of the under-mentioned manor, &c. whereby the said John and Cecily acknowledged the same to be the right of the said Ralph, as those which the said Ralph and the others had by their gift, and quitclaimed the same, for themselves and the heirs of Cecily, to them and the heirs of Ralph; for which the said Thomas and the others granted the same to the said John and Cecily for their life, with remainder after the death of the said John and Cecily to Richard Boldey and Thomas Hoste for the term of seven years then next following, with remainder thereafter to Cecily’s right heirs.
The said term of seven years was to the use of the said John Josselyn and for the performance of his last will.
By virtue of the said fine the said John Josselyn and Cecily were seised of the premises in their demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards she died and he was similarly seised by survivorship.
The said Cecily, has issue a son Eustace Fitz Herbert, who is her next heir, aged 13 and more.
She died on the feast of the translation of St. Thomas the Martyr last. The said John Josselyn after her death entered upon the premises and took the profits thereof from then till now, and still takes them, and is seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement. Cf. Nos. 586, 730.
STAFFORD. Manor of Peryhall, worth 53s. 4d., held of the king, as of his manor of Sutton in Colvyle, in socage, as of the lands late of the earl of Warwick.
Six messuages, 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 40a. wood and 4l. rent, in Pery, Little Barre, Hampsted and Honnesworth, worth 46s. 8d., held of the earl of Ormond, as of his manor of Honnesworth, in socage.
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731. ANNE WILLOUGHBY late the wife of THOMAS SPELMAN.
Writ of Quœ plura 8 December, inquisition 28 February, 19 Henry VII.
The inquisition (No. 359) taken after her death is recited in full. The jurors further say that she was seised, the day she died, of the under-mentioned half-acre of land, not specified in the first inquisition. George Willowgthby has occupied the said half-acre and taken the issues and profits thereof from the time of her death, without any title.
John Spilman is her son and next heir as to the said half-acre, and is aged 13 and a 1/2.
NORFOLK. A half-acre of land lying in Great (Magna) Elyngham, in a furlong called ‘Longis Blakelond,’ next land of Thomas Harling, on the west, and a common called ‘le Seke,’ on the east; it is held of the king in chief, by 1/100 of a knight’s fee, and is worth 2d.
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732. THOMAS SPILMAN.
Writ of Quœ plura, 8 December, inquisition 28 February, 19 Henry VII.
The inquisition (No. 298) taken after his death is recited in full.
The jurors further say that he was seised, the day he died, of the under-mentioned manor and half-acre of land, in fee tail, over and above the lands specified in the inquisition taken after his death. George Wyllowgthby has occupied the said manor and half-acre and taken the issues and profits thereof from the time of his death, without any title.
John Spylman, aged 13 1/2, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. Manor of Graces in Bychamwelle, worth 40s., held of the earl of Oxford, by fealty and 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
A half-acre of land, late of Ralph son of Reverus Thursan, or de Thursam, in Little (Parva) Bichamwelle, or Little Bychamwelle, worth 2d., held of the king in chief, by 1/100 of a knight’s fee.
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733. JOHN PENYNGTON, the elder, knight.
Commission of Concealments, 11 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 20 February, 19 Henry VII.
He died 6 July, 10 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. After his death one John Penyngton, knight, entered and intruded into the premises, as his cousin and heir, viz. son of John Penyngton, esquire, his son; and had and took all the issues and profits thereof from the said 6th day of July to the day of the taking of this inquisition, by what right or title the jurors know not, and never sued, or had, any livery thereof out of the hands of the king or his progenitors.
YORK. Three crofts, twenty-four bovates and 20a. land, in North Gevildale, worth 47s. 8d., held of the king, service unknown.
Four bovates of land, in Est Gevildale, worth 14s., tenure unknown.
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734. THOMAS NEVYLE, esquire.
Writ 8 April, 18 Henry VII; inquisition, 30 October, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to William Turpyn, John Halley and John Horneby, esquires, to the use of himself, his heirs and assigns and for the performance of his last will.
By writing under his seal he willed and declared that Thomas, Humphrey, John, Roger and Francis Nevell, his sons, should have the said manor, &c. inter alia with their issues and profits, for the term of their lives, and after their or any of their deaths the part of the son so dying should remain to his own right heirs.
At the time of the taking of this inquisition the said sons are living, and have taken the issues of the premises from the time of his death to their own uses.
Death and heir as in No. 691. Cf. Nos. 711, 727, 862.
WARWICK. Manor of Thorndon in the parish of Etyngton, six messuages, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, in Thorndon and Etyngton, worth 20 marks, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of fealty.
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735. RICHARD HULCOT, esquire.
Writ 8 August, 18 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of April, 19 Henry VII.
The said Richard Holcote, esquire, died 17 July last seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Robert Holcote, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
BERKS. Manor of Bercote, the site or soil (citum cive fundum) of a certain late water-mill, together with a several fishery in a certain brook (rivulo) beside the site aforesaid, in Bercote aforesaid, worth 10l.; and a toft and two virgates of land in Fennicourte, in the parish of Faryngdon, worth 10s.; held of the king, as of the manor of Bukland, now in the king’s hands, by reason of the forfeiture of Edmund de la Pole, late earl of Suffolk, by fealty only, for all service.
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736. RICHARD HULCOT, esquire.
Writ 8 August, 18 Henry VII; inquisition the last day but one of April, 19 Henry VII.

The said Richard Hulcote, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and gave it, long before his death, to Richard Halle and Thomas Osbalston, to the use of Robert Hulcote and Anne his wife and the heirs of Robert; and they were seised thereof accordingly to the use aforesaid.
Death and heir as in No. 735.
OXFORD. Manor of Bodycote, worth 100s., held of John, earl of Oxford, service unknown.
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737. NICHOLAS DELAMERE.
Writ 16 November, inquisition 10 February, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 20 April, 10 Henry VII, enfeoffed Thomas Cornwall, knight, Edmund Upton and Richard Wates thereof, the manor of Lytylhareford excepted, by the names of all his lands, &c. in those places, to the use of himself and his heirs; by virtue of which feoffment the said Thomas, Edmund and Richard were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid and, being so seised, by charter, 21 April, 10 Henry VII, enfeoffed him and Maud, his wife, thereof, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies; by virtue of which feoffment the said Nicholas and Maud were seised thereof in fee tail. He died so seised, and she, at the time of the taking of this inquisition, is still so seised thereof by survivorship.
He died 14 December last, seised of the said manor of Lytyl Hereford in fee. Thomas Dalamere, aged 10 and more, is his son and heir.
HEREFORD. Manor of Lytylhareford, or Lytyl Hereford, worth 11l., held of Edward, duke of Bukyngham, as of the honor of his castle, or lordship, of Brechonia, commonly (vulgariter) called Breighnok, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manors of Hethe and Kymalton, or lands, &c. in those places, worth 5l. 6s. 8d., held of the abbot of Redyng, by socage.
Manor of Wongton, otherwise called Wounton, or land, &c. there, worth 37s., held of the manor of Aynbury, by socage.
A parcel of land called ‘le Castell de Comfort’ beside Leomynstre.
Forty acres of land in the franchise of Leomynstre and in the hundred of Wolfey.
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738. RICHARD PUDSEY, knight.
Writ of Mandamus, 6 March, 19 Henry VII; inquisition, date omitted, delivered into court 12 May, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 4 June, 12 Henry VII, by the name of Richard Pudsey, esquire, enfeoffed Thomas Coterell, Robert Stowell, the younger, William Wadham, of Katerston, and Edward Walgrave therein, for the performance of his last will.
He declared by his last will, 9 August, 15 Henry VII, that his said feoffees should, within two years of his decease, make estate to Joan, his wife, in all the premises for the term of her life, with remainder to Elizabeth Pudsey, his and her daughter, to her and the heirs of her body, with remainder to his own right heirs.
He died 24 August, 15 Henry VII. The said Joan died 9 September, 29 (sic) Henry VII. The said Elizabeth is his daughter and heir, and is aged 4 and more.
WILTS. Five messuages, three tofts, 4a. arable with 2a. pasture, in Suthbroome and Wyke by (juxta) ‘ledevises.’
Thirty acres of arable in Bedburghe and Rundwey.
Three acres of meadow [a garden and 10s. rent in Potern written over an erasure].
An acre of meadow, 8a. arable, in Worton.
Two messuages with two gardens, 12a. meadow, 60a. arable, in Canyngys Episcopi, and Eston.
A messuage with dovecot, 2a. meadow, 12a. arable, in Sterte.
The said lands and tenements in Suthbroome by ‘le Devises,’ Wyke, Betburghe, Rundwey, Nustede, Poterne and Worton, worth 3l., are held of Edmund, bishop of Salisbury, by fealty and suit of court.
The said lands and tenements in Canynges Episcopi and Eston, worth 3l., are held of the bishop of Salisbury, by fealty and 22s. 7d. rent.
The said lands and tenements in Sterte, worth 6s. 8d., are held of William ——, warden of the New College of St. Mary of Oxford, by fealty and 6s. rent.
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739. JOHN TAVERNER, fool and idiot.
Writ of diem clausit, 1 March, inquisition the last day of March, 19 Henry VII.
One John Prouez, William Claneburgh and William Widecomb long before the taking of this inquisition were seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Stoures and Pitton, and, being so seised, by charter indented Monday before the finding of the Holy Cross, 14 Richard II, gave and confirmed them to one William Widecomb and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to Joan Wydecomb, his sister, and the heirs of her body with other remainders over. The said William Wydecomb was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail and died so seised, whereupon they descended to Joan his daughter and heir, who entered and was seised thereof in fee tail, and died so seised, whereupon they descended to the said John Taverner as her son and heir. He was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, and, being so seised, it was found before William Chynals, late escheator, co. Devon, by virtue of the king’s writ de fatuitate condicionis of the said John (cf. No. 119, being the inquisition taken upon a writ of diem clausit after the death of Richard Taverner, his father) that he was fool from birth and idiot, by virtue of which the said land, &c. were inter alia seised into the king’s hands.
Afterwards he died without heir of his body begotten, whereupon the remainder of the said land, &c. descended to one John Smyth as cousin and next heir, of the body of the said Joan sister of the said William Widecomb, viz. son and heir of John Smyth, son and heir of Stephen Smyth, her son and heir.
Long before the taking of this inquisition he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Withecomb, Fenton, Westway and Fenne, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, it was found before the said William Chynals, &c. as above.
He died 22 February last. The said John Smyth and one John Wyke are his cousins and next heirs, viz., the said John Smyth as son and heir of John Smyth son of Stephen son of Joan, one of the sisters and heirs of William Withecomb, father of Joan Taverner, his mother; which John Smyth is 26 years old and more; and the said John Wyke is son of Joan, daughter of Alice, the other of the sisters of the said William Withecomb his mother’s father; he is aged 40 and more.
DEVON. Ten acres of land, 10a. pasture, 2a. meadow and 10a. furze and heath, in Stoures and Pitton, within the parish of Morton Hampsted, worth 20s., held of Robert Cary, esquire, as of his manor of Heyne, by fealty and suit of court, for all service.
A messuage, 300a. land, 100a. pasture, 12a. meadow, 100a. furze and heath, in Withecomb, within the parish of Chageford.
Four shillings rent, with the services of William Oxenham for lands and tenements in Fenton.
Three shillings rent, with the services of Walter Heyne and John Martyn for lands and tenements in Westway and Fenne.
The said land, &c. in Withecomb, Westway, Fenne and Fenton, are held of Humphrey Monke, esquire, as of his manor of Russheford, by fealty and 22s. rent yearly, for all service, and are worth 40s. beyond outgoings.
One hundred acres of pasture, 2a. of meadow and 20a. furze and heath, in Mourton, called ‘Brendon Parkes,’ or ‘Brandon Parkes,’ held of Robert Cary, esquire, as of his manor of Heyne, by fealty and 18d. rent yearly, and are worth 20s. beyond outgoings.
A messuage in Chaggeford, worth 5s., held of John Copleston, esquire, as of his manor of Chaggeford, in free socage, by fealty, suit of court and 6d. rent yearly, for all service.
Forty acres of pasture, 6a. meadow, in Shilston and Northston, within the parish of Tayngton Drue, worth 8s., held of John Copleston, esquire, as of his manor of Shilston, by fealty and the rent of a red rose, for all service.
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740. JOAN LITELTON, widow.
Writ 14 May, inquisition 18 May, 19 Henry VII.
The said Dame Joan Lytilton was seised in her demesne as of free tenement, the day she died, of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons, held in dower by dotation of William Chetwyn, esquire, son and heir of Philip Chetwyn, knight, formerly her husband.
She died 5 March, 19 Henry VII. William Chetwyn, esquire, son of the said William Chetwyn, esquire, is cousin and heir of the said Philip Chetwyn, knight, viz. son of William Chetwyn, esquire, son of the said Philip, which William Shetwyn (sic) son of the said William Chetwyn, esquire, at the time of her death was of full age, viz. 27 and more, to whom of right belongs the reversion of the manors aforesaid, &c., upon her decease, as cousin and heir of the said Philip, formerly her husband. Cf. No. 909.
WARWICK. Manors and advowsons of Grendon and Dordon, worth 27l. 10s. 5 1/2d., held of John Cawmvile, by fealty, for all service.
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741. ROBERT BIRTON.
Writ 1 December, inquisition 20 March, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, suffered a recovery thereof, Easter term, 13 Henry VII, to John Cutte, Thomas Wortley, knight, and Robert Cutte, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee to his use.
It was afterwards agreed, by indentures, 8 October, 18 Henry VII, between him and Thomas Trygot, that, for 80 marks paid him by Thomas, Thomas Trygot, son and heir apparent of the said Thomas, should take Joan, his daughter and heir apparent, to wife, this side the feast of St. John the Baptist then next, and it was thereby further agreed that the said feoffees should stand seised of the premises to the use of the said Robert Birton for life and thereafter to the use of the said Thomas Trygot, the son, and Joan, and of the heirs of their bodies, and that, for default of such issue the premises should remain to the right heirs of the said Joan Birton.
He died the last day but one of March last. The said Joan, his daughter, is his next heir, and is 13 years old and more.
YORK. Manor of Highbirton, the advowson of the chantry of St. Mary within the church of Highbirton, sixty messuages, four mills, 1,000a. land, 200a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 100a. wood, 200a. heath and turbary, 10l. 2s. 10d. rent, in Highbirton, Ryley, or Riley, Meltham, Shelley, Collersley, Northcrosland, Lokewode, or Lokwod, Thurstonland, and Lindethwayte; the said manor and land, &c. in Riley, Meltham Shelley, Collersley, Lokwode, Thurstonland and Lindethwayte are held of the king, as of his lordship of Wakefeld, by knight-service and are worth 10l.; the said land, &c. in North Crosland are held of the king, as of his honor of Pontefract by knight-service and are worth 4l.
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742. WILLIAM COOK, of Owendell.
Writ 4 November, inquisition 3 February, 19 Henry VII.
At the time of his death and long before Christopher Brown, of Staunford, and William Waren, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, to the use of him and Elizabeth, his wife, who survives, viz. to hold to her for life for dower and security thereof, if she survived him, and, after her death, to the use of the said William Cook and his heirs and the performance of his last will. He made his last will touching the said reversion as by the said will in writing appears.
He died the last day but one of May last. Richard Cooke, aged 7 and more, is his son and heir.
NORTHAMPTON. Eight messuages, 100a. land, 20a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Owndell, worth 8l., held of the abbot and convent of Peterborough, in right of their church, service unknown.
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743. WILLIAM SAYNTMAUR, knight.
Writ of diem clausit missing; inquisition 18 March, 19 Henry VII.
Thomas Wode, serjeant-at-law, John Biconyll, knight, and Piers Eggecomb, knight, by the name of Piers Eggecomb, long before the taking of this inquisition viz. in Hilary term, 4 Henry VII, at the special request of one Thomas de Sancto Mauro, knight, recovered the under-mentioned manors against Henry, late earl of Northumberland, by writ of right, as by the exemplification of the said record under the king’s seal more fully appears; by virtue of which recovery they were seised thereof in fee to the use of the said Thomas de Sancto Mauro, knight, and his heirs.
Afterwards the said Thomas de Sancto Mauro, knight, died, whereupon the said Thomas Wode and the others were seised of the premises to the use of the said William Saynt Maur, knight, named in the writ, as cousin and heir of the said Thomas, viz., son of John Sayntmaur, son of the said Thomas Sayntmaur, and to the use of his heirs. The survivor of them, the said Piers, is still seised thereof in fee, to the use aforesaid.
By his testament and last will, 3 September, 19 Henry VII, under his seal, the same William Sayntmaur willed that Dame Elizabeth Biconyll, his mother, and one of his executors, should have and take all the issues and profits of the premises, for the payment of his debts and legacies, and after their payment should have the said issues, &c. for the term of her life. If she died before they were paid, he willed that Margaret, his wife, and John Skewys, other executors with the said Elizabeth, should take the said issues, &c. until his said debts, &c. were paid; and, after his debts and legacies were paid and his will performed, and after the death of the said Elizabeth, that the said Piers, his heirs and assigns, should be seised of the premises, to the use of his right heirs.
Death and heir as in No. 715. Cf. Nos. 834, 963.
DORSET. Manor of Ramsham, worth 12l., held of the king, as of Dover castle, by fealty and 20s. rent, for all service.
Manor of Childefrome, worth 7l., held of Hugh Lutrell, asofDunster castle, by fealty and 12d. rent, for all service.
Manor of Wraxhale, worth 9l., held of the king, as of the honor of Clare, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Maperton, worth 10l., held of the heirs of Humphrey de Redhorn, service unknown.
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744. ROBERT ARNOLD.
Writ 9 May, inquisition 8 June, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned land, &c. and, being so seised, enfeoffed William Mordaunt, Thomas Wauton, esquires, Roger Taylard, Giles Taylard, John Pagrave, Robert Hatley, Edmund Perell and Stephen Pulter, thereof, to the use of himself and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee at the time of his death.
He died on Thursday in the second week of Lent last. Anne Arnald is his daughter and heir, aged 12 on the feast of the lifting up of the Holy Cross. 19 Henry VII.
HUNTINGDON. Five messuages, six cottages, a toft and a curtilage, 160a. land, 12a pasture, 7a. meadow, in the town of St. Neots (Sancto Neoto), worth 10l., held of the prior and convent of St. Neots, by fealty and suit of court, other services unknown.
A toft, 20a. land, 12a. pasture, in Wyntryngham, within the parish of St. Neots, worth 8s., held of the dean of Lincoln, by fealty, other services unknown.
A toft called ‘Coktaylars,’ 25a. land, 3a. meadow, in Eynesbruy, formerly William Rowse’s, worth 33s. 4d., held, the toft of Maurice Barkley, knight, by fealty, suit of court of his manor of Eynesbury and the rent of 1lb. cummin, and the land and meadow formerly ‘Rowses’ of the lord Ferers, as of his manor of Eynesbury, by fealty, suit of court and the rent of 1lb. pepper for all service.
A messuage and 40a. land, in Calcote, within the parish of Eynesbury, worth 13s. 4d., held of Thomas Grey and Benedicta his wife, Walter Luke and Anne his wife, John Peyoyn and Anne his wife, and George Grey, as of their manor of Launceleyn Bury, by fealty, suit of court and the rent of 1lb. pepper yearly.
A messuage, 100a. land, 80a. pasture, 13a. wood, 7a. meadow, in ‘le More,’ within the parish of Great Stoughton, worth 46s. 8d., held of Robert Wauton, as of his manor of Great Stoughton, by 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, two tofts, 37a. land, in Little (Parva) Paxton, worth 33s. 4d., whereof a messuage and 20a. land, called ‘Halams,’ a toft and 1a. land, called ‘Cokstevyns’ and a toft and 11a. land, called ‘Bundyes,’ are held of Thomas Hutton, clerk, as of his manor of Little Paxton, by fealty and suit of court, and 5a. land, the residue of the lord Ferrers, by fealty and suit of court, for all service.
An acre and a half in Great Paxton, worth 4s. 6d., held of Robert Bulkeley, as of his manor of Great Paxton, by fealty and suit of court, for all service.
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745. JOHN GREY son and heir of JOHN GREY DE POWES, knight.
Writ of Devenerunt, 22 May, inquisition 21 June, 19 Henry VII.
The said John Grey, the father, was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned manors, &c. after whose death they descended to the said John, the son, as his son and heir.
The said John, the son, took to wife Margaret, daughter of Edward Sutton, knight, lord de Dudley, and those espousals continued between them after the death of John, the father, all his life. She is still living.
He died 15 April in the year abovesaid, he and the said manors being still in the king’s ward. At the time of his death he was 19 years old. Edward Grey is his son and heir, aged 1 year and more. See Nos. 746, 747, 751.
MARCHES OF WALES. Moiety of the castle of Pole (Pola), called ‘le Doungeon,’ within the lordship of Powes; a moiety of the demesne lands and park of Kenevenetheryn, to the same castle adjacent; the manors, or lordships, together with the commotes, lands and tenements of Mathrawall, Grenhall, Llanvilling, Kereginon, Moughnaunt, Meighen ughcoide, Meighen iscoide, Placedonas, Garghgelynnyn, Rreworth, Stradmarchell, Teitreiff and of the town of Pole (ville de Pola) held, together with the manor, or lordship, of Ponsburye, of the king in chief, by services of 1/20 of a knight’s fee; they are worth 143l. 6s. 8d.
SALOP. The castle, or manor, of Charlton, worth 6l., held of Thomas, earl of Arundell, service unknown.
Manor, or lordship, of Ponsbury, or Ponsburye, held as above.
Two burgages in the town of Shrewsbury, held of the king in burgage, by 4d. rent, for all service, worth beyond outgoings 3s. 4d.
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746. JOHN GREY son and heir of JOHN GREY, LORD DE POWES, knight.
Writ of Devenerunt 22 May, inquisition 15 June, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 745.
HANTS. A rent of 25l. in Aulton, and a rent of 25l. in Andever, held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
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747. JOHN GREY son and heir of JOHN GREY DE POWES, knight.
Writ of Devenerunt 22 May, inquisition 18 June, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 745.
LINCOLN. Lordship, or manor, of Depyng, worth 40l., held of the king, service unknown.
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748. JOHN RUFFORD.
Writ 7 May, inquisition 9 August, 19 Henry VII.
One Thomas Rufford, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Thomas Dalemar, knight, Thomas Rokes, Thomas Fowler, esquire, Thomas Tempull, John Okeley and William Fox thereof, to the use of himself and Philippa, his wife, for her life, and after her decease to the use of himself and his heirs. The said Thomas Fowler and his co-feoffees were seised thereof accordingly, and afterwards the said Thomas Rufford died, whereupon the reversion of the said manors in use descended to John Rufford, named in the writ, as brother and heir of the said Thomas. The said Philippa is still alive.
He held no other land or tenements of the king, or other, in demesne or in service, the day he died in the county.
He died 21 February last. John Rufford, aged 19 and more, is his son and heir.
BUCKS. Manors of Botelers, Bowettes and Estbowr’, in the parish of Eddisborowe, whereof the manors of Botelers and Bowettes, worth 12 marks, are held of John, rector of Asscherug’, by knight-service, and the manor of Estbowr’, worth 6 marks, of Alexander Quadring, esquire, by fealty and 6s. rent yearly, services unknown.
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749. WILLIAM GLASCOK.
Commission, 25 June, inquisition Tuesday, 2 July, 19 Henry VII.
Long before the said William’s decease one John Glascok, of Great Waltham, was seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee, and being so seised, by charter dated at Chiknale, 15 February, 7 Henry VII, demised, delivered and confirmed the same to Anne Glascok, of Chiknale, widow, the said William, John Cornyssh, the elder, Thomas Everard, Thomas Ramme, William Laurence, Thomas Hill and John Hill, their heirs and assigns, to the use of the said William and his heirs.
Afterwards, being thus jointly seised, by his last will he directed that the said moiety should remain after his decease to Joan, his wife, for life, with remainder to Edward Glascok, his son, and the heirs of his body, with remainder, in default of such heirs, for sale by his executors the proceeds to be disposed for the souls of himself and his parents at his executors discretion.
He died, and the said Agnes and the other survive.
He died 8 February last. The said Edward Glascok, aged 16 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. A moiety of the manor and advowson of Chiknale Trenchefoill, worth 4l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by reason of the manor of Plesshy, by knight-service.
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750. NICHOLAS BERON.
Writ 8 February, inquisition 25 June, 19 Henry VII.
The said Nicholas Byron was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. and, being so seised, gave them to John Hussy, Maurice Berkeley, knights, Edmund Bussy, Robert Longley, esquires, Master Ralph Langley, Master Nicholas Kulchith and Sir Richard Knolles, clerks, in fee, by virtue of which they were seised thereof, in fee to the use of him and his heirs and the performance of his covenants and his last will.
He suffered a recovery in Easter term, 16 Henry VII, to Ralph Shirley, Maurice Berkeley, John Hussie, John Dygby, John Both, knights, of the said manor, &c. by virtue of which they were seised thereof in fee to the use of certain covenants between him and one Ralph Lemyngton [for] the jointure of Isabel Biron, wife of John Biron, his son and heir, as appears by indenture between him and the said Ralph Lymengton made and sealed.
He died 13 January, 19 Henry VII, John Byron being now his son and heir, aged 16 and over and married to one Isabel. Cf. Nos. 755, 759, 761.
LINCOLN. Manor of Cadney, six messuages, thirty tofts, one hundred bovates and 50a. land, 160a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 10a. wood, 1,000a. moor, 1,000a. marsh, 1,000a. turbary, 103s. 5d. rent, in Cadney, Howsome, Somerby, North Kellesey, Elseham, Hibalstowe, Croxton, Olesby, Kernyngton, Owneby and Frisseby, worth 27l. yearly beyond outgoings, held of the noble lady, the princess Margaret, the king’s mother, services unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (74.)