Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 751-800

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 751-800', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915), pp. 486-508. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp486-508 [accessed 15 June 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 751-800", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 486-508. British History Online, accessed June 15, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp486-508.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 751-800", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 486-508. British History Online. Web. 15 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp486-508.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 751-800

751. JOHN GREY, LORD DE POWES, son and heir of JOHN GREY, late LORD DE POWES, knight,
Writ wanting; inquisition [10] July, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 745. The age of the heir is given as one year.
RUTLAND. Manor of [Wi]ssenden, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (75.)
752. WILLIAM HERTWELL, knight.
Writ 3 November, inquisition 31 July, 19 Henry VII.
William Catesby, John Catesby, serjeant-at-law, Roger Wake, John Reynes, Henry Davers, Richard Hertwell, Thomas Hertwell and John Robyns, were seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c., and, being so seised, by charter gave them to him and Katharine, his wife, by the name of William Hertwell, esquire, and Katharine, his wife, for the term of her life, rendering to the said William Catesby, and the others, a red rose at Midsummer for all service. They were seised thereof accordingly in their demesne as of free tenement and, so seised, he died, and she is still so seised by survivorship.
He died 24 September, 19 Henry VII. John Hertwell is his son and heir and was aged, at the time of his death, 22 and more.
NORTHAMPTON. Manor of Preston by Pedyngton, with land, &c. in Preston, Pydyngton, Hakelton, Horton, Great (Magna) Houghton, Quenton, Teorten-hale, Midelton, Hulcote by Toucester, Estneston, West Haddon, Hanyngton, Luffeweke, Knoston, Irchester, Bucketon, Weston, Little (Parva) Dodyngton, Thorp Watervyle, and Clendon, with the advowson of the town of Clendon. The said manor, &c. are held of the earl of Kent, service unknown, and are worth yearly beyond outgoings 50l.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (76.)
753. KATHARINE BROMWYCHE.
Writ 16 May, inquisition 9 June, 19 Henry VII.
William Midilham, clerk, Henry Chapman, Thomas Hord, Hugh Carewe, Geoffrey Holford and John Holford, were seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to the said Katharine Bromwiche and one Robert Mattesdon, then her husband, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies between them begotten, with remainder in default to the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the right heirs of John Chaundos, knight, then deceased.
They were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, by the form of the gift; and, being so seised, he died without heir of his body begotten and she was solely seised of the moiety aforesaid in fee tail by survivorship, as tenant in fee tail after possibility of issue between her and the said Robert extinct, and died so seised.
Giles Brugges, knight, is cousin and next heir of the said John Chaundos, knight, late deceased, viz. son of Thomas, son of Giles, son of Alice, daughter of Elizabeth (sic), sister of the said John Chaundos, knight, and is aged 50 and more.
She died 23 March last. Thomas Chipernam, clerk, is her cousin and next heir, viz. son of John, son of Nicholas, brother of Henry her father, and is aged 40 and more.
HEREFORD. A moiety of the manor of Lugwardyne, worth 8l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (77.) E. Series II. File 411. (1.)
754. CHRISTOPHER TROPPENELL, esquire.
Writ 6 April, inquisition 30 June, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 682. Cf. Nos. 756, 783.
SOMERSET. Sixty acres of land, 6a. pasture, in Harsege, worth 20s., held of Walter Hungerford, knight, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (78.) E. Series II. File 897b. (17.)
755. NICHOLAS BIRON, knight, brother and heir of JOHN BYRON, knight.
Writ of diem clausit wanting; inquisition 3 July, 19 Henry VII.
In his lifetime he was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed John Hussy, Maurice Berkeley, knights, Edmund Bussy, Robert Longley, Master Ralph Langley, Master Nicholas Kylchith and Sir Richard Knolles, to the use of himself and his heirs and for the performance of his covenants and last will.
He suffered a recovery, Michaelmas term, 18 Henry VII, to Edmund and Richard Gaunt, of the manor and advowson of Overcolwike and of four messuages, 100a. land, &c. in Overcolwike, Nethercolwike and Adbulton, who afterwards gave the said manor, &c. to him and Joan, then his wife, who survives, and the heirs of their bodies begotten, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, as appears by indenture thereof.
The residue of the said manors he gave and bequeathed to the said Joan, his wife, for the performance of his last will, in the exhibition of his three daughters for their marriage, and the payment of his debts.
He had issue John Biron. married at the time of his death, to one Isabel.
He died 13 January, 19 Henry VII, the said John his son and heir, being then aged 16 and more. Cf. 750, 759, 761.
NOTTS. Manors of Overcolwike, Nethercolwike, Adbulton, Elston and Stoke, the advowson of the church of Overkolwike, and four messuages, 100a. land, 300a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 60a. wood [there], and a fishery in the water of Trent; the manor (sic) of Overcolwike, Nethercolwike and Adbolton, are worth 33l. 12s. 4d. yearly, and are held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverell, by service of twelve broad arrows (catapultarum) yearly, if asked for; four messuages, two cottages, in Elston and Stoke, are worth 34s. 2d., and are held of the priest of the chantry of St. Mary of Newerke, by 10d. yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (79.)
756. CHRISTOPHER TROPPENELL, esquire.
Writ 6 April, inquisition 18 July, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 682. Cf. Nos. 754, 783.
GLOUCESTER. A messuage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Bourton, worth 33s. 4d., held of the abbot of Evesham, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (80.)
757. DAVID MATHEWE.
Writ 11 May, inquisition Friday after Midsummer, 19 Henry VII.
William Brome, chaplain, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Tortworth and land, &c. in Oldbury, &c. in fee, and of the advowson of Tortworth as of fee and right, and, being so seised, gave them to Nicholas Kynston and Joan, his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to Henry, bishop of Lincoln for the term of his life, with remainder to Piers le Veele and Cecily, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to Nicholas’ right heirs.
The said Nicholas and Joan were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the gift; and the said bishop died in their lifetime; and afterwards they died so seised, without heir of their body issuing; whereby the said Piers and Cecily entered into the said manor, &c. as into their remainder, and were seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift, and died so seised; after whose death the said manor, &c. descended to one Alice, as their cousin and heir, viz. daughter of Robert, son of John, son of Thomas, son of Piers, son of Piers, son and heir of the bodies of the said Piers and Cecily issuing; by virtue of which the same Alice was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift.
Walter la Hide was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Charfeld in fee and of the advowson of the church of the same manor in fee and right, and, being so seised, gave them to one Robert Veele and Hawys, his wife, to hold to them and the heirs which the said Robert should beget of the said Hawys, with remainder, if he died without heir of her body begotten, after her decease, to Robert’s right heirs.
By virtue of which gift the said Robert was seised thereof in fee tail, and the said Hawys in her demesne as of free tenement by the form of the gift. And afterwards the said Hawys died; and afterwards the said Robert likewise died so seised; after whose death the said manor and advowson descended to the said Alice, as cousin and heir of the said Robert, viz. daughter of Robert, son of John, son of Thomas, son of Piers, son of Piers, son of Piers, son and heir of the said Robert, by him of the body of the said Hawys begotten; whereby the said Alice was seised thereof in demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift.
The same Alice was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Huntyngford, and divers lands, &c. there, in fee, and, being so seised of all the premises in form aforesaid, took to husband one David Mathewe, named in the writ, and they had issue between them Katharine, Elizabeth, Anne and Margaret.
Afterwards the same Alice died seised of such estates thereof, and David survived her and continued his possession by the curtesy.
He died the last day but one of March last, whereupon the said manors, &c. descended to the said Katharine, Elizabeth, Anne and Margaret, as daughters and heirs of the said Alice, viz. the manor of Tortworth &c., and the manor of Cherfeld, &c. by virtue of the several gifts aforesaid in form aforesaid. The said Katharine is 14 and more, the said Elizabeth 13 and more, the said Anne 11 and more, and the said Margaret 10 and more. Cf. No. 833.
GLOUCESTER. Manor and advowson of Tortworth, worth 30l., held of the king, as of his hundred of Grymboldesassh, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Charfeld, or Cherfeld, two messuages, two carucates and a virgate of land, 20a. meadow, 4a. wood, in Oldbury, Thornbury, Tacham and Valefeld, worth 26l., held of the duke of Bukyngham, service unknown.
Manor of Huntyngford and divers lands and tenements there, worth 6l., held of the king, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (81.) E. Series II. File 342. (10.)
758. RALPH TYLNEY.
Writ of Mandamus 28 November, inquisition 12 December, 19 Henry VII.
After the death of Ralph Tylney, citizen and alderman of the city of London, &c.
One William Gernon was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented, dated at Catteslade, 5 February, 7 Henry VI, gave them to Thomas Gernon, his son, and Marion, his wife, to hold to the said Thomas and Marion and the heirs of Thomas. They were seised thereof accordingly, Thomas in fee, and Marion in her demesne as of free tenement. Afterwards the said Thomas died and the said Marion survived him and continued her possession by virtue of the gift and was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement. Afterwards she died so seised whereupon the said manor, &c. descended to Joan Tylney, then wife of the said Ralph Tylney, Elizabeth Hyll, widow, late the wife of Thomas Hyll, knight, late citizen and alderman of the said city of London, as cousins and heirs of the said William Gernon, viz. daughters and heirs of the said Thomas Gernon, his son and heir; by which pretext the said Ralph and Joan, in her right, and the said Elizabeth were seised thereof in fee, and, being so seised, made partition thereof and of all other the manors, &c. which were the said William’s and Thomas’, by virtue of which partition the said manor, &c. were allotted inter alia as the purparty of the said Ralph and Joan thereof.
The said Ralph and Joan were seised of the said manor, &c. accordingly, in her right; and afterwards, viz. on the feast of St. George, 18 Henry VII, the said Ralph died, and she survived him and is yet alive, solely seised thereof in fee.
Reynold Tylney, aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
GLOUCESTER. Manor of Catteslade, with tenements, meadows, leases, pastures, woods, mills, &c., worth 6 marks beyond outgoings, held of John Fortescu, esquire, as of his manor of Everton, by 4s. rent at Hoketyde yearly for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (82.)
759. NICHOLAS BYRON, knight.
Writ 12 May, inquisition 7 June, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed John Hussy, Maurice Berkley, Edmund Bussy, Robert Langley, Master Ralph Langley, Master Nicholas Culchith, and Sir Richard Knolles, clerks, as in No. 750.
Being so seised, he suffered a recovery thereof in Easter term, 16 Henry VII, by the name of Nicholas Biron, esquire, to Ralph Shirley and others, knights, as in No. 750, Edmund Bussy, Edward Bussy, Ralph Lemyngton, Richard Shilton, John Croft and Thomas Spicer, as among the pleas of that term &c., ro. ccclxxiiij, more fully appears.
He died 13 January last. John Biron, aged 16 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. Nos. 755, 761.
YORK. Thirty messuages, a mill, sixty bovates of land, 140a. meadow, 500a. pasture, 100a. wood, and 43s. 5 3/4d. rent, in Hodersfeld, or Hadnesfeld, and Humshelf, or Hunshelf, whereof the lands and tenements in Hadnesfeld are held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, and are worth 18l. 12d., and the lands and tenements in Hunshelf are held of Edward Stanley, knight, as of his manor of Brereley, service unknown, and are worth 4l.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (83.)
760. RICHARD ERLEY, gentleman.
Writ 12 April, inquisition 25 May, 17 Henry VII; delivered into court 16 June, 17 Henry VII.
He died 26 March last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Margaret, wife of Thomas Chafyn, is his sister, and heir, and is aged 50 and more. Cf. No. 523.
BERKS. Manor of Erley Maydens, and 260a. land, in the parish of Sonnyng, worth 6l., held of William Fetiplace, esquire, as of his manor of Erley St. Bartholomew’s (Sancti Barth’i) otherwise called Erley Leycourt, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (84.)
761. NICHOLAS BIRON, knight.
Writ, wanting; inquisition 27 June, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of a messuage in Alton, and, being so seised, gave it to John Hussey, Maurice Berkeley, knights, Edmund Bussy, Robert Longley, esquires, Master Ralph Longley, Master Nicholas Kylchith, and Sir Richard Knolles, clerks, as in No. 750, 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 last will, as appears by indentures thereof.
Afterwards, on Monday in Easter term, 16 Henry VII, he suffered a recovery to Ralph Shyrley, and others, as in No. 759, of the said messuage, five tofts, &c., as below, in Alton, who entered and are seised thereof to the use of the jointure of Isabel, wife of John Byron, his son and heir, as appears by a covenant thereof by indentures between him and the said Ralph Lemyngton made. He had issue John, married to the said Isabel.
He died 13 January, 19 Henry VII, the said John, his son, then 16 years old, and over, and married to the said Isabel, now surviving. Cf. No. 755.
DERBY. A messuage, five tofts, 100a. land, 40a. meadow, 60a. pasture and 40a. wood, in Alton, worth 4l., held of the king, by socage, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by 2s. rent yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (85.)
762. MARGARET HUDDELSTON, widow.
Writ of Mandamus 11 November, inquisition 9 June, 17 Henry VII.
She died 17 October, 14 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. Richard Hudelston is her son and heir and is aged 21 and more.
Lancelot Thrylkeld, knight, occupied and took the issues and profits of the said manors &c. from the said 17 October, 14 Henry VII, up to the feats of Martlemas, 17 Henry VII, and the said Richard Hudelston occupied and took the issues and profits of the said manors, &c. from the said feast of Martlemas up to the day of the taking of this inquisition.
CUMBERLAND. Manors of Blennerhassett and Upmanby, 86a. land, in Penreth, and 13a. land in Caldegate by (juxta) Carlisle, worth 5l., held at her death of the heirs of Richard, late earl of Warwick, by service of 1/30 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (86.)
763. WILLIAM HALS.
Writ 5 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 16 November, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease the said William Hallis was seised of the under-mentioned moieties of manors &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 20 April, 18 Henry VII, gave them to Richard Witlegh, Richard Hallis and William Gybbes, to hold to them and their heirs for ever.
He died 25 April last. John Hallis, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Moiety of the manor of Worthele, or Worthell, worth 6l., held of the king, as of his manor of Stokyngham, parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by knight-service.
Moiety of the manor of Dunston, and the moiety of a rent of 3s. 4d. issuing from the manor of Georgteyng, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (87.)
764. THOMAS BARNARDISTON, knight.
Writ 7 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition the last day but one of November, 19 Henry VII.
He died 29 June, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Barnardyston, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Estgrafton, worth 20l., held of Edward, duke of Bukkyngham, by fealty and 2s. rent, for all service. The jurors also say that he paid yearly to the said duke 2s. 6d.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (88.) E. Series II. File 960. (16.)
765. THOMAS BARNARDISTON, knight.
Writ 7 July, 18 Henry VII; inquisition 1 December, 19 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 764.
LINCOLN. Manor of Great (Magna) Cotis, worth 30l., held of John Nevell, by service of 1d. rent, at Easter yearly, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (89.)
766. THOMAS ROTHERHAM, knight.
Writ 18 June, inquisition 12 July, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee tail, viz. to himself and the heirs male of his body, of the under-mentioned manors of Gretehamsted, &c., and died so seised.
Thomas, late bishop (sic) of York, and John Rotheram, esquire, were seised of the under-mentioned manors of Donton, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, 8 February, 4 Henry VII, demised them to the prior of the house of St. Mary, the Virgin, of Huntyngdon, co. Huntingdon, and the convent of the same, from Michaelmas, 1489, for sixty years without any rent to them therefore; by virtue of which demise the same prior and convent were, and still are, possessed thereof; and afterwards the said John Rotheram died, and the said archbishop survived him and was seised of the reversion of the said manors in fee, and died so seised, whereupon the reversion thereof descended to the said Thomas Rotheram, knight, named in the writ, as cousin and heir of the said archbishop, viz. son of the said John Rotheram, esquire, his brother.
One Alice, late the wife of John Rotheram, esquire, mother of the said Thomas, holds for the term of her life, the under-mentioned land, &c., called ‘Fosses,’ land in Stapleford and land in Stoppesley [and held the same] at the time of the death of the said Thomas, with reversion thereof expectant to the said Thomas and his heirs.
One John Andrewe was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. at Chiltorngrene and in Esthide, in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Thomas Rotheram, and William Wystowe, Robert Feyrford and Edward Londy, thereof, to hold to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Thomas and his heirs for ever. The said Thomas and the others were seised thereof accordingly in fee to that use, and afterwards the said Thomas died, and the said William and the others were, and still are, seised thereof in fee by survivorship to the same use, no last will thereof having been made or declared by the said Thomas.
He died on the feast of Whitsuntide last. Thomas Rotheram, aged 5 and more, is his son and heir.
BEDFORD. Manor of Gretehamstede, or Gretehamsted, worth 33s. 4d., tenure unknown.
Manor of ‘Somereis,’ or ‘Somereys,’ worth 10l., held of Nicholas Vaux, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Luton, and 200a. land and pasture, called ‘Wardonhill’ and ‘Galowehill,’ or Galowehyll, in Stoppesley, in the parish of Luton, parcels of the same manor of Luton, and the hundred of Flytte, worth 20 marks, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/3 of a knight’s fee.
A fair on the feast of the Assumption and a market every Monday weekly, yearly, at Luton, worth 10s. beyond outgoings, held of the king, by service of 1d. yearly, for all service.
Manor of ‘Pykes,’ in Luton, worth 6l., held of the prior of Donstabull, by 5s. 4d. rent yearly.
Manor of ‘Norwodes,’ in Luton, worth 100s., tenure unknown.
Manor of ‘Langleis,’ or ‘Langleys,’ in Luton, worth 100s., tenure unknown.
Manor of Esthide, in Luton, worth 50s., tenure unknown.
Manor of Westhide, in Luton, worth 50s., tenure unknown.
Manors of Houghton Conquest, Barton, Yon, and Aspleygh, otherwise called ‘Aspleybury,’ and tenements (parcel, apparently, of those specified below) in Shitlyngdon and Gravenhorst, worth 12l., tenure unknown.
Manor of Overstondon, worth 4l., held of the king, in socage, by 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Fenelsgrove, or Fenell grove, otherwise called ‘Fenels Luton,’ worth 100s., tenure unknown.
Manor in Stoppesley called ‘Benettes,’ in the parish and soke of Luton, worth 6l., tenure unknown.
Manor of Walweyns, in Tyngreve, worth 4 marks, tenure unknown.
Manor of Kempston, worth 14l., tenure unknown.
Three tofts, 60a. land, 12a. pasture, 30a. wood, called ‘Camfeldes,’ ‘Horseleys’ and ‘Durels,’ in the parish of Luton, worth 26s. 8d., tenure unknown.
A messuage, 200a. land, 60a. pasture, and 10a. meadow, called ‘Normannes Mese,’ or ‘Normans Mese,’ in the parish of Luton, worth 15s. beyond outgoings, held of the lord Ferrers of Charteley, by 2s. 4d. rent yearly, for all service.
Twenty messuages, ten tofts, four mills, 600a. land, 60a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 20a. wood, 6l. 10s. rent, in Gretehamstede, Somereis, or Somereys, Luton, Stoppesley, Bramelhanger, Lyghgrave, or Lighgrave, Lymbery, Tyngreve, or Tyngrene, Kempston, Barton, Yon, Aspleygh, or Aspley, Shytlyngdon, or Shitlyngdon, Gravenherst, Esthide and Westhide, worth 10 marks, tenure unknown.
Manors of Donton Chamberlensbury, otherwise called ‘Newtonbury,’ and Goseis, six messuages, 200a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture and 40s. rent, in Donton. The said manor of Donton is worth 20 marks, tenure unknown, and the said manor of Goseys 5 marks, tenure unknown.
A messuage, 30a. land, 6a. pasture, called ‘Fosses,’ in Lygrave, in the parish of Luton, worth 12s., tenure unknown.
A messuage, 40a. land, 2a. meadow, 6a. pasture, in Stapleford, worth 30s., tenure unknown.
A croft in Stoppesley, in the parish of Luton, called ‘Avyswyk,’ or ‘Aveswyke,’ worth 5s., tenure unknown.
A messuage and a garden by (juxta) Chiltorngrene and 10a. land in Esthide, worth 5s., tenure unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (90.)
767. ROBERT BATYN.
Commission of Concealments, &c., 24 March, inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land in Rokbeare, manor of Dunys-londe, &c., in fee, and, being so seised, suffered a recovery thereof to Robert Frensshe, clerk, and Stephen Harry, to his own use for life, with remainder to the use of Humphrey Batyn, his son and heir, for 20 marks by the said Humphrey to him beforehand paid, full bargaining between them having been had before.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned moiety of land, &c. in Bowmore.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land in Braympton and moiety of the manor and advowson of Podyngton in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, dated ——, gave them to Humphrey Walronde and John Keynes, their heirs and assigns, until they should have received 50 marks therefrom, which sum is still unraised (minus levata). The said Humphrey and John are seised thereof accordingly, and were seised, on the day of his decease, in fee.
He died 8 March, 19 Henry VII. The said Humphrey aged 26 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Two hundred acres of land, 20a. pasture, in Rokbeare, worth 10s., held of the prioress of Canonlegh, by the rent of 1d. for all service.
Manor of Dunyslonde, worth 60s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of the manor of Okhampton, by knight-service.
The moiety of a messuage and la. land, in Shepewaisshe, worth 11s., held of Nicholas Holand, service unknown.
A messuage, or a burgage, in Hatherlegh, or Hatherley, worth 6d., held of the abbot of Tavystok, in free socage.
A messuage, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, in Exmyster, worth 6s. 8d., held of the prior of Plympton, in free socage.
A messuage, two carucates of land, and one acre of meadow, in Graddon, worth 3s., held of John Davylles, in free socage.
Seventeen shillings yearly rent, in Middelcote, or Meddelcote, and twenty-one shillings yearly rent, in Westhole and Whitleymore, held of John Davylles, in free socage, worth 38s.
A messuage, 60a. land, 20a. meadow, in Halsdon, worth 10s., held of the earl of Ormond, service unknown.
A messuage, 80a. land, 30a. meadow, 20a. furze and heath, in Northwyke, worth 10s., held of Nicholas Speccote, service unknown.
A messuage, 20a. land, in Westrighton, worth 10s., held of John Speke, esquire, in free socage.
A moiety of a toft and of a ferling of land, in Bowmore, worth 2s., held of William Croke, in free socage.
Two messuages, 300a. land, 40a. pasture, in Braympton, worth 40s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of his honor of Plympton, by knight-service.
A moiety of the manor of Podyngton, with a moiety of the advowson of the church of Podyngton, worth 11s. 2d., held of the lord prince, as of his manor of Bradnynche, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 17. (91.)
768. ELIZABETH TAYNFILDE, widow.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
She died 26 August, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. William Taynfild, aged 16 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. son of Robert Taynfilde, her son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Peatton, worth 10l., and a messuage, 60a. arable, 40a. pasture, 10a. meadow, called ‘le Hayne,’ parcel of the manor aforesaid, worth 20s., held of dame Elizabeth Fiztwaryn, as of her manor of Baunpton, service unknown.
Four tenements, 100a. arable, 80a. pasture, 60a. furze and heath, 20a. meadow, 40a. wood, called ‘Peatton Londes,’ parcel of the manor aforesaid, worth 4l., held of the prior of [St. John of] Jerusalem, by 13s. 4d. rent and fealty, for all service.
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769. EDMUND ARUNDEL, knight.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
John Colshill, esquire, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in [fee, and, being so seised, by charter] indented, dated at Tremethert, Monday after St. Andrew, the Apostle [12 Henry IV], gave them to Master Richard Cour[tena]y, dean of the cathedral church of Wells, John Courtenay, knight, Robert Cary, esquire, John Preston, parson of the church of [St. Ewe, Ralph Colyn, parson of the church] of Lansalowys, Thomas Greston, parson of the church of Stouford, Robert Austorp, clerk, and John Jabyn, to hold for the term of his life, and the heirs of his body issuing (sic), by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement.
Afterwards the said John Colshill, esquire, died, whereupon [the premises descended to John Colshill, as his son and heir, who] entered [thereon], as into his remainder and was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift, and died so seised, whereupon [the premises descended to John] Colshill, knight, as his son and heir, who entered, &c., and died without heir of his body issuing, whereupon the premises [descended to] Joan, late the wife of William Houghton, knight, as sister and heir of the said John Colshill, knight, who was seised thereof accordingly [in fee tail by the form of the gift] aforesaid, and died, whereupon the premises descended to Edmund [Arundel, knight, named in the writ, as her cousin and heir of her] body begotten, viz. son of Remfrey, her son and heir; and afterwards the said Edmund died, whereupon the premises ought to descend to Anne, now wife of John Crokker, esquire, his sister and heir.
He died …, 19 Henry VII. The said Anne is his sister and next heir. … Cf. No. 689.
DEVON. The manors of Stouford [and] Hewys and the advowsons of the churches of [Hewys] …, … a. of land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 200a. furze and heath, in Bourlond and Wyteburgh. The said [manor of … [is held of] the lady Margaret Richemount (sic), as of her castle of Toryton, by service of a knight’s fee and the fifth part of a knight’s fee, and is worth …; [the said manor of] … is held of the said countess, as of her castle aforesaid, by service of a knight’s fee and the fourth part of a knight’s fee, and is worth …; [the said] land, &c. in Bowrlond, are held of Edward …, in free socage, by service of one sack of hay (feni), for all service, and are worth 20s.
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770. WILLIAM FLOYER of Floyers Hayes.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Floyers Hayes, meadow in Coweke and messuage in Newton, in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Thomas Austell, clerk, Roger Holand, esquire, John Bonham, Edward Fursse and John Bohaye thereof for the performance of his last will.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned close in Hayes and land at Barlegh.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Otereye St. Mary, according to the custom of the manor.
He was seised in fee the day he died of the undermentioned land, &c. in Bradworthy, and Sutcomb.
He died 20 May, 19 Henry VII. John Floyer, aged 8 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. A messuage, 60a. arable, 16a. meadow, in Floyers Hayes by (juxta) the city of Exeter, worth 10 marks, held of Edward, earl of Devon, by knight-service and of the honor of Okehampton.
A meadow called ‘Lychelonde,’ or ‘Lechelond,’ alias ‘Marymedowe,’ in Coweke, worth 20s., held of Richard, abbot of Tavystok, [as] of his demesne of Coweke, by fealty only.
A messuage in Newton Bussheles, or Busshell, worth 10s., held of Richard Yerde, by fealty.
A close of land in Hayes, worth 6s. 8d., held of Roger Holand, by fealty, and 2d. rent yearly.
A small piece of land lying in a close at Barleghs within the manor of Coweke; the said piece of land at Barlegh, worth 2s., is held of Richard, abbot of Tavystok aforesaid, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage, 100a. arable and pasture, 20a. meadow, in Otereye St. Mary (beate Marie), worth 40s., held of the college of St. Mary of Otereye aforesaid, by rents, services and customs of the manor of Otereye aforesaid.
Two messuages, 100a. arable. 40a. pasture, 100a. furze and heath, in Bradworthy, worth 20s., held of Thomas Thorne, as of his manor of Bradworthy, by fealty and suit of his court there twice a year, for all service.
A messuage, 60a. arable, 40a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Sutcomb, worth 20s., held of Robert Stowell, esquire, as of his manor of Sutcomb, by fealty and suit of his court there, for all service.
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771. WILLIAM STAPILHILL.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
One Thomas Dowrisshe, Robert Gyfforde, John Symon, William Martyn, John Orynge and Richard Dowrisshe, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 16 November, 14 Edward IV, gave them to the said William Stapilhill, and the heirs of his body issuing, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
The said William being so seised thereof, by charter, the last day but one of October, 19 Henry VII, thereof enfeoffed John Braban and William Aysshe, to the use of himself and his heirs; upon which feoffment the said William declared his will, dated the last day of October, 1503, as follows, to wit that his said feoffees should give (donarent) all the said tenements and lands to one Anne, his wife, now wife of Thomas Elyott, esquire, for the term of her life, when so required thereto, with remainder thereof as more fully in the said will appears.
He died 1 November, 19 Henry VII. Thomas Stapilhill is his next heir, and is aged 24 and more. Cf. No. 776.
DEVON. A tenement, 30a. land, 20a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 20a. furze and heath, in Stapilhill, in the parish of Ilsyngton, worth 40s., held of Robert Pomerey, and Joan, his wife, in her right, service unknown.
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772. JOHN GAYE, of Goldeworthy, gentleman.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
He died on the feast of St. Peter’s Chair last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. William Gaie, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Goldeworthy, worth beyond outgoings 10 marks, held of the abbot and convent of Tyivistok, in free socage, by 30s. rent yearly and suit of their court of Abbotysham.
A tenement, 62a. land, 10a. meadow, 16a. wood, 300a. furze and heath, in Kyngisford, in the parish of Kentisbeare, or Kentysbeare, worth 20s., held of John Wykys, of Nynehed, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Forty-eight acres of land, 5a. meadow, 80a. furze and heath, in Columpton, worth 40s., held of William Willisforde, by the rent of 1d., in free socage.
Thirty-three acres of land, 10a. meadow, called ‘Neewlonde,’ or ‘Nywlond,’ in Columpton, worth 20s., held of Humphrey Walronde, service unknown.
Five acres of land, 500a. furze and heath, called ‘Seynthill,’ in Kentisbeare, or Kentysbeare, worth 12d., held of Margaret, countess of Rechemond, in free socage, by 6d. rent yearly, as of the manor of Blakburbotey.
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773. RICHARD WODE.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
He was seised the day he died of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Herpforde, in coparcenary with John Cole, in his demesne as of fee.
He died the last day but one of March, 19 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. John Wood, aged 12 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of ‘Lowgher’ Horston, worth 4l. 9s. 8d., the manor of ‘Hegher’ Horston, worth 11l. 9s. 8d., and a moiety of the manor of Herpforde, worth 40s., held of the lord prince, as of his castle of Trematon, by knight-service.
A messuage, a dovecot, two orchards, 100a. arable, 40a. pasture and 20a. meadow, in Fenne, worth 4l., tenure unknown.
Sixty acres of land and meadow, called ‘Botlond,’ or in Butlonde, worth 53s. 4d., tenure unknown.
Ten acres of land, called ‘Dunston,’ or in Dunston, worth 12s., tenure unknown.
Thirty acres of land called ‘Buttelers,’ or in ‘Buttelers,’ worth 26s. 8d., tenure unknown.
Sixty acres of land and meadow called ‘Saltram,’ worth 74s. 6d., tenure unknown.
One hundred acres of land and meadow, called ‘Fosse,’ or in Fosse, worth 100s., tenure unknown.
Thirty acres of land and meadow, called ‘Kayton,’ or in Keyton, worth 33s. 4d., tenure unknown.
Twelve acres of land, in Lynham, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Crokker, knight, by fealty only.
Forty acres of land, in Wode, worth 33s. 4d., and 100a. land and meadow, in Collyfforde, or Collifforde, worth 16s. 8d., held of Edward Curtenay, earl of Devon, as of his honor of Plympton, by knight-service.
One hundred acres of land, meadow, furze and heath, in Shawe, worth 19s., held of the prior of Plympton, by fealty only.
Thirty acres of land, in Battisburghe, worth 30s., held of the abbot of Bukfast, by fealty only.
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774. OLIVER CALWODELEY.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
Oliver Calwodeley, late of Paddestowe, co. Cornwall, gentleman, long before his decease, for a certain murder done by him at Paddestowe, aforesaid, abjured (objuravit) the realm.
At the time of his abjuration (objuracionis) he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuage, &c. and died so seised thereof, to wit at Launceston, co. Cornwall, 20 December, 19 Henry VII, without the king’s pardon obtained for the murder and the abjuration aforesaid.
DEVON. A messuage in Exeter, in the parish of St. Stephen, the Martyr, opposite the said church, and five cottages in the same parish, in ‘Hillyslane,’ next and near the messuage aforesaid, held of the king, in free burgage, as parcel of the said. city.
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775. JOHN FRANKECHENY.
Commission, as above; inquisition 19 (sic) June, 19 Henry VII.
Whereas by a certain inquisition (No. 248) taken at Exeter, 20 September, 15 Henry VII, before William Chenals then escheator, co. Devon, de mandato, and returned into the chancery, it was inter alia found that one John Franke-cheny, in the said mandate named, was seised, the day he died, in fee, of the under-mentioned manor and rent, and died so seised, and that Denise (Dionicia) Frankecheny was his cousin and heir, viz. daughter of John his son and heir then aged 14, and that the said John Frankecheny, the elder, died 5 December 8 Henry VII, as by the said inquisition more fully appears; one John Elyott, who took the said Denise, to wife, intruded, in all and singular the premises, upon the king’s possession, and took the issues and profits thereof, without any due livery thereof sued.
DEVON. Manor of Clyst Gerard and 20s. rent in the same, worth 10l., held of the king, as of his manor of Wonford, parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by knight-service.
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776. JOHN STAPILHILL.
Commission, as above; inquisition 29 June, 19 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed Thomas Dowrisshe, the elder, William Palmer, John Lyndon and Robert Stapilhill, to hold to them and their heirs in fee, to the use of himself and his heirs, and they being so thereof seised, he bargained and sold all the premises to one William Stapilhill, his son and heir, for 100 marks paid to him beforehand, in form following, to wit, that the said feoffees should enfeoff Thomas Dowrisshe, Robert Gyfforde, John Symon, William Martyn, John Orynge and Richard Dowrisshe, thereof, and their heirs in fee, to the use of himself for life, and, after his decease, to the use of the said William Stapilhill and the heirs of his body issuing, with remainder thereof to Radegund and Agnes, sisters of the said William, and the heirs of their bodies issuing, with remainder thereof to the right heirs of the said William Stapilhill in fee; and the said Thomas Dowrisshe, the elder, William Palmer, and the others, accordingly enfeoffed the said Thomas Dowrisshe, Robert Gyfforde, and the others, thereof, to the use and intent above specified.
After the death of the said John Stapilhill all the premises in use descended to one Thomas Stapilhill as his cousin and heir, to wit son of William, his son; which Thomas entered thereon and thereof enfeoffed Thomas Elyott, esquire, William Aysshe and John Braban, by deed dated the last day but one of October, 19 Henry VII, for the performance of the above use and intent.
Date of death not given. The said Thomas Stapilhill, aged 24 and more, is his next heir. Cf. No. 771.
DEVON. A messuage, 80a. land, 10a. meadow, 40a. wood, 20a. furze and heath and 5s. rent, in Bremell, Wolcombe and Kyddon, worth 20s., held of John More, in free socage.
Three messuages, 20a. land, 1a. wood, 2a. furze and heath, in Short-rigge, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Bukfast, service unknown.
Ten acres of land, in Kylmyscroft, worth 10s., held of the said John More, service unknown.
A messuage, 12a. land, 6a. meadow, 4a. furze and heath, in Kyngisteyngton, or Kyngysteyngton, worth 20s., held of William Clyfforde, service unknown.
Nine messuages, 60a. land, 25a. meadow, 40a. furze and heath, in Cristowe and Kennok, worth 40s., held of the abbot of Tavistok, in free socage.
Twenty-five acres of land, 3a. meadow, in Cheveley, worth 10s., held of the dean and chapter of Exeter, service unknown.
A rent of 10s. 5d. in Wilway and Stowrysshe, or Stowresshe, held of William Wyndete, service unknown; and it is worth 10s. 5d.
Two messuages and a garden, in the city of Exeter, whereof the two messuages, worth 20s., are held of the mayor and commonalty of the same city, in free burgage, and the garden, worth 12d., of the dean and chapter of the cathedral church of Exeter, in free socage.
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777. ELIZABETH late the wife of JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of dower 29 January,
assignment of dower 2 February, 19 Henry VII.
Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 718, 721, 779, 780, 781.
HANTS. A third part of the manors of Compton Wasselyng, and Penyngton.
A third part of sixteen messuages, 500a. land and 100a. pasture, in Compton, Efford, Dyrley and Pytt.
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778. JOICE the wife of HUGH CONWEY, knight, late the wife of RICHARD BURDYT, esquire.
(1) Writ of admeasurement of dower, 15 February, 19 Henry VII, addressed to the sheriff of Warwickshire, upon the complaint of Edward Conwey and Anne, his wife, daughter and heir of Richard Burdyt, esquire, that Hugh Conwey, knight, and Joice, his wife, formerly wife of the said Richard, have, in dower of Joice, more than they ought of the said Richard’s free tenement in Arowe.
(2) Admeasurement of dower, 28 March, 19 Henry VII.
(3) Writ of certiorari, 5 July, 19 Henry VII, addressed to the same sheriff, directing the return into chancery, for enrolment, of the above writ and admeasurement, together with the present writ.
WARWICK. The sheriff caused the parties to be summoned to his next county to be held at Warwick, Monday, 25 March. They appeared. Hugh and Joice said nothing against the admeasurement. The sheriff went, accordingly, to Arowe, 26 March, 19 Henry VII, and had the lands, &c. held by Hugh and Joice, as her dower after the death of the said Richard Burdett, esquire, admeasured, by an inquisition then and there taken.
The jurors say that, during espousals between the said Richard and Joice, he was seised in fee of the site of the manor of Arrowe, two orchards and a park there, to the yearly value of 3l. &c. (set out, with names and value of fields, &c.) to the value in all of 36l. 4d.
Hugh and Joice have, as her dower, the site of the manor, the orchards and park, &c. (set out) to the value in all of 19l. 6s. 8d. Edward and Anne, in her right, have the residue, to the value of 16l. 12s. 8d.
It thus appears that Hugh and Joice have land, &c. in Arrowe, in dower, to the yearly value of 7l. 6s. 1 1/4d. in excess of a third of the whole.
It is therefore decided that the dower of the said Joice be admeasured and that that dower consist of lands and tenements of the yearly value of 12l. 1 1/4d. yearly, and that the said Edward and Anne have of that dower that which they ought to have, to wit the residue of the lands and tenements aforesaid over and above the said dower.
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779. ELIZABETH late the wife of JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of dower 29 January,
assignment of dower, 2 February, 19 Henry VII.
Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 718, 721, 777, 780, 781.
DORSET. A third part of the manor of Taraunt Gunfylde.
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780. ELIZABETH late the wife of JOHN PHILPOT knight.
Writ of dower, 29 January, assignment of dower, 2 February, 19 Henry VII.
Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 718, 721, 777, 779, 781.
LONDON. A third part of twelve messuages, twenty tenements and six gardens within the city.
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781. ELIZABETH late the wife of JOHN PHILPOT, knight.
Writ of dower, 29 January, assignment of dower 4 February, 19 Henry VII.
Cf. Nos. 648, 692, 718, 721, 777, 779, 780.
HERTS. A third part of the manor of Wodhall.
A third part of two messuages, twelve tenements, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. wood, in Wodehall and Kelshull.
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782. WILLIAM LAMBERT.
Commission [of concealments], wanting; inquisition 15 April, 20 Henry VII.
[He died] Sunday (sic), 9 July, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in his demesne [as of fee]. Thomas Lambert, aged 30 and more, is his brother and heir. Cf. No. 843.
WILTS. A messuage, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, 4a. meadow, in Porton, worth …, held of the king, as of his earldom of Herdford, by service of 1/6 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, four score acres of land, 100a. pasture, 2a. meadow, in Netherhaven, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his duchy of Langcaster, by….
A messuage, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, 4a. meadow, in Westambres-byry and Willisford, worth 40s., [held of the king, as of] his earldom of Salisbury, as of the barony of Cettur, by service of 1/16 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 200a. land, 300a. pasture, 8a. meadow, in Madynbradley, worth 12l., held of the prior of Madynbradley, in socage, by 5s. rent yearly.
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783. THOMAS TRAPENELL, esquire, and CHRISTOPHER TRAPENELL, his son and heir.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
Thomas Trapenell, esquire, died Tuesday (sic), 20 September, 6 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. Christopher Traponell, his son and heir, was 24 years more.
The said Christopher Traponell after his father’s death entered upon the premises, and took the issues and profits thereof, without any licence of the king therefore obtained.
The said Christopher Traponell enfeoffed Walter Hungerford, knight, and Walter Servyngton of the premises, for the performance of his last will, without any licence of the king therefore obtained.
The said Christopher Traponell died Wednesday (sic) 27 December, 20 Henry VII. Thomas Traponell is his son and heir and is aged 7 and more. Cf. Vol. I. No. 351, and Nos. 682, 754, and 756 ante.
WILTS. Manor of Chalfeld, worth 20l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, as of his honor of Trobrigge, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Little Durneford, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/2 a knight’s fee.
Manor of Esthernam, or Estharnam, worth 8l., held of Thomas, earl of Arundell, as of his manor of Stapulford, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 140a. pasture, la. meadow, in Codford. worth 40s., held of the earl Marshal, by service of 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
Four messuages, 200a. land, 300a. pasture, 4a. meadow, in Chiglate and Hyndon, worth 100s., held of the bishop of Winchester, in socage, by 1d. rent yearly.
A messuage, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Madynbradley, worth 100s., held of the prior of Madynbradley, in socage, by 2s. rent yearly.
A messuage, 60a. land, 100a. pasture, in Harteham, held of the abbess of Shaftesbury, in socage, by 2s. rent yearly.
A messuage, 30a. land, 60a. pasture, 1a. meadow, in Atworth, worth 26s. 8d., held of the abbess of Shaftesbury, in socage, by 4d. rent yearly.
Two cottages in Fisherton Ancher, worth 24s., held in socage of the heirs of Popham.
A capital messuage, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, and meadow, in Cosham, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his manor of Cosham, according to the custom of the manor there, in socage.
One acre of land in Great Cheverell, with the advowson of the church of the same, held of the king in chief, by service of one knight’s fee.
Two assarts in the forest of Peuesham, worth 20s., held of the king in socage, by 13s. 4d. rent yearly.
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784. CHRISTOPHER WHYTYNG.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died Monday (sic), 18 September, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. John Whityng is his brother and heir and is aged 26 and more. Cf. No. 502.
WILTS. A third part of the manor of Corton, worth 6 marks, held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, as of the barony of Cettur, by service of ⅓ of a knight’s fee.
A third part of the manor of Selis, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, as of the barony of Cettur, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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785. ROBERT WILLOGHBY, knight, LORD DE BROKE, and ELIZABETH, wife of ROBERT WILLOGHBY, LORD DE BROKE, his son.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died Tuesday (sic), 28 September, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors of Westbury, &c. and land, &c. in Dicherigge in fee. Robert Willoghby, lord de Broke, is his son and heir, and is aged 30 and more.
Richard Bechamp, knight, lord de Bechamp, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Coulston Bechamp in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Robert Willoghby, lord de Broke, thereof, by the name of Robert Willoghby esquire, and Elizabeth his wife, to hold to them and their heirs for ever, whereby the same Robert and Elizabeth were seised thereof in fee, and afterwards the said Elizabeth died so seised thereof, and the said Robert, lord de Broke, survived her, and continued his possession and was and still is seised thereof in fee by survivorship. The said Elizabeth died 10 August, 18 Henry VII. Cf. Nos. 595, 638, 641, 861, 872, 873.
WILTS. Manors of Westbury and Broke, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Southweke, or Southwyke, and Paxecroft, worth 10l., held of the abbess of Rumsey, in socage, viz. by 56s. 7 1/2d. rent.
Manor of Warder, worth 10l., held of the abbess of Wylton, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 60a. land, 100a. pasture, in Dicherigge, worth 100s., held of the earl Marshal, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Coulston Bechamp, worth 10l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury and his honor of Troubrigge, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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786. JOHN OSBURNE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died, without heir of his body begotten, Monday (sic), 13 January, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee tail. Edward Hastinges is in reversion, by reason of the gift, in right of his wife.
WILTS. A capital messuage, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, 4a. meadow, in Orcheston St. George, worth 100s., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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787. THOMAS, EARL OF DERBY.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died Monday, 20 May, 19 Henry VII, seised, by the gift of King Edward IV, in his demesne as of fee tail, or for term of his life, the jurors knew not which, of the under-mentioned manor. Thomas, lord de Derby, aged 22 and more, is his next heir.
WILTS. Manor of Berford, worth 21l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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788. RALPH BANNASTER.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
Richard (sic) Bannaster on the day of his decease was seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor, &c. in his demesne as of free tenement by the curtesy, and thereof died seised. The said Ralph (sic) Bannaster died, Monday (sic), 9 February, 9 Henry VII. Thomas Dantesey espoused his daughter and heir, of full age, viz. 31 and more. Cf. Vol. I, No. 811.
WILTS. Moiety of the manor of Tuddeworth, worth 6l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 200a. land, 300a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Great (Magna) Ambresbury, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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789. HENRY OGAN.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died Monday (sic), 20 August, 16 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. John Ogan, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. No. 275.
WILTS. A capital messuage, 300a. land, 400a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Estbedwyn and Westhorp, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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790. MARGARET STOURTON late the wife of JOHN CHEYNY, knight.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
She was seised, on the day of her death, of the under-mentioned third parts of the manors of Westbury and Hilperton in fee.
She was seised, the day she died, of the under-mentioned manors of Madyngton, &c. in her demesne as of free tenement.
The said lady Margaret died on Friday (sic), viz. 12 March, 18 Henry VII. William, lord de Stourton, aged 30 and more, is her son and heir.
WILTS. A third part of the manor of Westbury, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
A third part of the manor of Hilperton, worth 7l., held of the king, as of his honor of Troubrigge, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Madyngton, worth 9l., held of the king in chief, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manors of Stoke and Blackelond, worth 6l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Moiety of the manor of Fygelden, worth 16l., held of the king in chief, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Moiety of the manor of Pollisholt, or Pollesholt, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Moiety of the manor of Horton, or the manor of Horton, worth 8l., held of the king, in his earldom of Salisbury (sic), by service of 1/5 of a knight’s fee.
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791. JOHN, LORD DE STOURTON.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died on Monday (sic), viz. 1 October, 2 Henry VII, seized of the under-mentioned manor in fee. William, lord de Stourton, aged 30 and more, is his brother and heir. Cf. Vol. I, No. 151.
WILTS. Manor of Stourton, worth 7l., held of the king in chief, by service of one knight’s fee.
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792. ROGER UFFENHAM.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 8 February, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in his demesne as of free tenement by the curtesy. Richard Beuchamp, lord de St. Amand has the ward of the son and heir of the said Roger; he is eight years and more.
WILTS. A capital messuage, 100a. land, 200a. pasture, 3a. meadow, in Wynterborne Ch[er]burgh, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of one knight’s fee.
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793. ELIZABETH BICONELL, widow, late the wife of JOHN BYCONELL, knight.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
She died on Monday, 20 May, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in her demesne as of free tenement. Joan, daughter and heir of the late William Seymour, knight, is her next heir, and is four years old and more. Cf. Nos. 834, 837, 841.
WILTS. Moiety of the manor of Westbury, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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794. JOHN LYSLE, LORD LYSLE, knight.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
The said lord Lisle died on Friday (sic), viz. 7 August, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. Who is his heir the jurors so far do not know. Cf. Nos. 823, 875, 893–895, 908.
WILTS. Manors of Freshedon, Escote and Wescote, worth 6l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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795. EDMUND LUCY.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee. John Lucy, aged 14, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Moiety of the manor of Compton Chamberlayne, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by service of half (secunde partis dimidii feodi militis) of half a knight’s fee.
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796. EDWARD, EARL OF WILTS.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died on Saturday (sic), viz. the last day but one of September, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. Elizabeth Vere, aged 18, Ame Vere, aged 15, and Audrey Vere, aged 11, are his cousins and co-heirs.
WILTS. Manors of Warmister and Borton, worth 30l., held of the king in chief, by service of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Dicherigge, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his earldom of the marshalsea (marescalle), by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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797. THOMAS YONGE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died on Monday (sic), viz. 22 February, 21 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Yonge, aged 24 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Northwroxhale, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by service of two knights’ fees.
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798. JOHN TAME.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died on Wednesday (sic), 10 March, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. John Tame, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. A messuage, 100a. land, 300a. pasture, 4a. meadow, in Castell Eton, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Gloucester, by service of half (secunde partis) of half a knight’s fee.
A messuage, 60a. land, 100a. pasture, 1a. meadow, in Cheleworth, worth 4l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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799. ALEXANDER STANTOR.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died on Saturday (sic), 19 March, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Piers (predictus sic) Stantor, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir. Cf. No. 695.
WILTS. Manor of Hornygisham, worth 10l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Hereford, parcel of his duchy of Lancaster, in socage, by the rent of a hawk (nisi espervarii) yearly for all service.
Manor of Kyngston Deverell, worth 8l., as of his earldom of Hertford, by service of one knight’s fee.
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800. GILES SAUSER.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
Walter Tourney, Walter Dauntesey, John Crikelade and John Dauntesey, esquires, were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised thereof enfeoffed Giles Sauser and Joan, his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of Giles, by virtue of which feoffment the said Giles and Joan were seised thereof, to wit Giles as of fee and Joan as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Giles died so seised.
He died on Tuesday in Easter week, 17 Henry VII. The said Joan survives. Thomas Sauser, aged 4 and more, is his son and heir.
WILTS. A messuage, 40a. land, 60a. pasture, in Westambresbury, worth 40s., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/16 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage, three tenements, and a virgate of land, in Estambresbury and Chalderyngton, whereof the land, &c. in Estambresbury, worth 26s. 8d., are held of the abbess of Ambresbury, by 12d. rent yearly, for all service, and the land, &c. in Chalderyngton, worth 13s. 4d., of John Thornbrugh, as of his manor of Chalderyngton, by the rent of 1lb. of cummin yearly for all service.
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