Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 801-850

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 801-850', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) pp. 508-545. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp508-545 [accessed 23 May 2024].

Maskelyne. H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 801-850", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915) 508-545. British History Online, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp508-545.

Maskelyne. Lyte, H. C. Maxwell. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 801-850", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII, (London, 1915). 508-545. British History Online. Web. 23 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp508-545.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 801-850

801. ELIZABETH RANGEBOURNE, widow.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
She died on Wednesday (sic), 7 March, 19 Henry VII, seised of the undermentioned moiety of a manor in her demesne as of free tenement. William Rangebourne, aged 30 and more, is her cousin and heir.
WILTS. Moiety of the manor of Fighelden, worth 10l., held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 18. (1.)
802. EDWARD GREY knight, VISCOUNT LISLE.
Writ wanting; inquisition Wednesday after Michaelmas, [8] Henry VII.
Long before his decease one Richard Scrop, John Ottur and John Wareyn, clerk, were seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Bedworth and land, &c. in Payleton, Corley, Bylton, Bykenhull, Alcotenhall, Gryff and two crofts in Arley, in fee, and, being so seised, by their charter dated at Bedworth, 28 April, 15 Edward IV, demised and confirmed the same to him, by the name of Edward Grey, knight, lord de Lisle, and Elizabeth, his wife, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, for ever; by virtue of which feoffment the said Edward and Elizabeth were seised of the said manor, &c. in fee; and the said Elizabeth died so seised, and he survived, continued his possession, and died seised of such an estate.
Long before his decease, one Elizabeth Grey, lady de Ferrers de Groby, was seised of the under-mentioned land called ‘Dolphyns’ and two tenements in Noneton, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated at Noneton, 4 October, 38 Henry VI, gave them to James, earl of Wilts, John Pomerey, abbot of Leycestre, Thomas Fyndern, knight, the said Edward, by the name of Edward Grey, her son, John Wareyn, clerk, William Gould and William Proctour, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee, to the use of the said Edward and his heirs. The survivors, John Wareyn and William Gould are still seised thereof, for the performance of the said Edward’s last will.
Long before his decease, one John Ferrers, knight, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Stanydelf, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated at Wilmecote, 10 December, 20 Edward IV, gave them to him, by the name of Edward Grey, knight, lord Lisle, John Smyth and Robert Fraunces, ‘gentilmen,’ by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee. The said John and Robert survive and are still so seised thereof, for the performance of his last will.
One Alice Barleston, widow, was seised of the under-mentioned messuage, cottages and quarter of land, in Chilvercoton in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 8 June, 21 Edward IV, gave them to him, by the name of Edward Grey, knight, viscount Lisle, by virtue of which feoffment he was, and died, seised thereof.
Long before his decease, one John Taylecote was seised of the under-mentioned messuage and croft in Chilvercoton, and, being so seised, by charter, dated there, 8 June, 21 Edward IV, gave them to him, by the name of Edward Grey, knight, lord de Lisle, by virtue of which feoffment he was solely seised thereof, and died so seised.
Long before his decease, one John Gamell, ‘gentilman,’ was seised of the under-mentioned ‘Haremore’ in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 20 January, 21 Edward IV, gave it to him, by the name of Edward Gray, knight, lord de Lisle, by virtue of which feoffment he was solely seised thereof and died so seised.
Long before his decease, one John Bourghchier, knight, John Waren, clerk, and John Tildesley were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Pakyngton Pygot in fee, and, being so seised, by charter dated there, 28 March, 6 Henry VII, demised and confirmed it to him, by the name of Edward Grey, viscount Lisle, the lady Joan, his wife, John, abbot of Kelyngworth, Thomas Grey, esquire, John Fyneux, Robert Reed, Serjeants at law, Richard Cook, of Coventre, ‘mercer,’ John Smyth, of Coventre, Thomas More, ‘gentilman,’ Richard Swanyngton, clerk, and Thomas Blonte, to hold to them and their heirs for ever by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee. He died so seised, and the said Joan and the others survived him and are still so seised, to the use of the said Joan, and her heirs.
Long before his death, one John Alcok, bishop of Ely, late bishop of Worcester, and John Joyce, were seised of the under-mentioned croft in Sutton in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 20 May, 6 Henry VII, demised it to him, the lady Joan, his wife, Thomas Grey, esquire, Henry Willoughby, knight, and John Gardyner, to hold to them and their heirs for ever, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee. He died so seised and the others survived him and are still so seised to the use of the said Joan and her heirs.
By letters patent, 28 June, 1 Richard III, the king created the said Edward, viscount Lisle, and for the better maintenance of such estate by the said Edward and his heirs male gave him 20 marks yearly from the issues and profits of the county of Warwick by the hand of the sheriff for the time being at Michaelmas and Easter equally, to have and hold such title, &c. and preeminence as Thomas Talbot, late viscount Lisle, or any one of his ancestors, viscount Lisle, had, also the said 20 marks, to him and the heirs male of his body begotten. Which letters patent the present king by other letters patent, 16 June, 1 Henry VII, ratified, &c. to the said Edward, his most beloved cousin, and his heirs male. By virtue of which letters patent the said viscount was seised of the said 20 marks in fee tail, and died so seised.
He died 17 July last before the taking of this inquisition. John Grey, aged …. ., is son and next heir both of the said viscount and of the said Elizabeth. Cf. Vol. I. No. 784.
WARWICK. Manor and advowson of Bedworth, worth 20 marks, held of the lord Bergavenny, service unknown.
A messuage, fifteen virgates of land, 100a. meadow and 100a. pasture, in Payleton, worth 4l., held of Richard Corbet, knight, service unknown.
A rent of 4l. yearly, in Corley.
A messuage in Bylton, worth 6s. 8d., held of William Trussell, esquire, service unknown.
A half-virgate of land in Bykenhull, worth 3s. 4d., held of Simon Mountfort, knight, service unknown.
Forty acres of pasture, 10a. meadow and 20a. wood, in Alcotenhall, worth 4 marks, held of Simon Mountfort, knight, service unknown.
A messuage, a virgate of land, 10a. meadow and 20a. pasture, in Gryff, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Norbury, knight, and Edward Beltnap, esquire, service unknown.
Two crofts, in Arley, worth 8s., held of Oliver Seint John, esquire, service unknown.
Eighty acres of pasture, in Arley, called ‘Dolphyns,’ worth 5 marks, held of Oliver Seint John, service unknown.
Two tenements in Noneton, worth 4s., held of the prioress of the house and church of St. Mary of Noneton, service unknown.
Manor of Stanydelf in Wilmecote, worth 40s., held of John Brabrason, by service of 6d. yearly, and 30a. meadow, 100a. pasture in ‘Tonihalfeld,’ ‘le Segges,’ ‘Newland,’ ‘Lynthurst,’ ‘Reedfeld,’ Kyngeswode and Kynnesbury, worth 40s., held of the same John, by the service aforesaid.
A messuage, two cottages and a quarter (quartrona) of land, in Chilvercoton, worth 18s., held of John Norbury and Edward Beltnap, service unknown.
A messuage and a croft, in Chilvercoton, worth 7s., held of John Norbury and Edward Beltnap, service unknown.
A moor, with a pasture adjacent, within the fee of Myddelton, called ‘Haremore,’ worth 12d., held of John Boteler, esquire, service unknown.
Manor of Pakyngton Pygot, worth 4l., held of Thomas, marquess of Dorset, as of the fee of Winchester (Wynton’), service unknown.
A croft of land lying within the lordship of Sutton Colfeld, worth 16s., held of the heirs of the earl of Warwick.
Twenty marks from the issues and profits of the county of Warwick.
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803. JOHN SAYVELL, knight.
Commission wanting; inquisition. …
[He was seised of] … the advowson of a certain chantry in the collegiate church of Howden, two hundred messuages, 400a. arable, 3 … [in] … [Haly]fax, Wakefeld, Thornes, Metheley, Spen, Ovenden and Northland, co. York, and, being so seised, by charter dated 20 September … [gave them to Thomas, earl of Surrey, Reynold Bray and Thomas Wortley, knights, George Tailboys,] esquire, William Fayrfax, John Cut, Richard Cholmeley, John Chaloner and Robert Fryston, to hold to them and their heirs for ever, by the name of all and singular [his] manors, messuages, lands, tenements, meadows, woods …… [in] ……… Spen, Ovenden and Northland, co. York, by virtue of which feoffment the said earl, Reynold, Thomas, George, William, John Cut, Richard, John Chaloner and Robert were seised thereof … [and, being so seised, at the request of] the said John Sayvell, knight, by their charter indented, whereof one part is sealed with the seals of the said earl, Reynold, Thomas, George, William, John Cut, Richard, John Chaloner and Robert, shown in court on the taking of this inquisition, dated 20 June, 12 Henry VII … [gave to Edward …, Henry …, William] Gascoyn, Matthew Browne, knights, Geoffrey Fuljambe, John Heydon, Thomas Andrewe and Robert Gargrave, the manors and lordships of Eland, Tankyrsley, Northland, Barsland, Staneland, Skyrcote, Shelff, Ovenden, Stansfeld, Waddysworth and Shakilton, twenty messuages, 200a. land, 200a. pasture …… [in Eland, Tankyrsley] Northland, Barsland, Staneland, Skyrcote, Shelff, Ovenden, Stansfeld, Waddisworth, Shakylton, Huddresfeld, Hunshelff, Northourom, Heptonstall and Heperon, by the name of the manors, or lordships of Eland, Tankyrsley, Northland, Barsland, Staneland, Skircote, Ovenden, Shelff, Waddisworth … Northourom, Heptonstall and Heperon, which they the said earl, Reynold, Thomas, George, William, John Cutt, Richard, John Chaloner and Robert had inter alia by the gift and feoffment of the said John Sayvell, knight, in the towns aforesaid, the capital messuage in Southourom called ‘Eland Hall’ only excepted, as … [to hold to the said] …, Matthew, Geoffrey, John Heydon, Thomas and Robert, and the heirs and assigns of the said Edward, Henry, William, Matthew, Geoffrey, John Heydon, Thomas and Robert, to the use of the said John Sayvell, knight, and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of his body, and for default of such issue to the use of the said John Seyvell and his heirs for ever, by virtue [whereof] they were and still are seised of the messuages and tenements aforesaid to the use aforesaid.
Afterwards the said John Sayvell, knight, at Thornhill, co. York, the last day of March, 1502, by writing indented under his seal made and declared his last will touching the residue [of the said manors, &c.] the said earl, Reynold, Thomas, George, William, John Cut, Richard [being] then seised [thereof] by virtue of the feoffment aforesaid to the use of him and his heirs for the performance of his last will, in these words:—
The last day of March, A.D. [1503], 18 Henry VII. I Sir John Sayvell, knight, &c. soul to God, body to be buried in church of Thornhill, &c. debts to be paid, &c.; whereas by indenture between William Calverley, the elder, now deceased and me, of the marriage of Sir William Calverley, his son, and Alice my sister, it is lawful for me, if my sister inherit my lands, to do with lands of the yearly value of [100]l. what my will is, or shall be; also if I die without issue the same William immediately after my decease shall pay 100l. yearly to my executors, till 800 marks be fully paid; I will that if he and my sister and their heirs peaceably suffer my executors to occupy and minister according to this my last will, the same sum of 800 marks be not asked of the said William [his] heirs or executors. Immediately after my decease my feoffees, viz. Thomas, earl of Surrey, Sir Raynold Bray, George Tailbois, Sir Thomas Wortley, knights, William Fayrfax, John Cut, Richard Chumley, John Chaloner and Robert Fryston, shall make a lease of all such lands and advowsons and chantries, to take profits of, to my son Henry, or to such as then shall happen to be next heir, if he or they be at the age of twenty years, he or they finding sufficient surety to my executors to pay them yearly 100l. during ten years next after my decease at Whitsun and Martinmas equally, provided that the said lease be not prejudicial to my wife in such lands as are her jointure or to any other grant by me made in this my last will; and if he or they to whom this said lease shall be made, be under twenty, or refuse to find the said surety, then I will that my executors take the profits of all my lands which should … the said lease, till such time as the sum of 1,000l. be received; if my said heir or heirs, being at the age of 20, trouble my executors, I will that my feoffees sell the lordship of Thornhill with the advowson and lands to the yearly value of 100l. to the king of England for the time being ‘after the price of xiiijth yere purchese’ to be paid ‘in iiij yerez day,’ and if his highness refuse to buy it, then my executors to sell it at their pleasure and therewith perform this my last will. Provided if my son Henry, or other issue of my body, be within the age of twenty years at the time of my decease, then my feoffees shall suffer my executors to take the whole profits of my lands during the nonage of my said heir, my wife’s jointure excepted, and of the said profits shall content the king’s grace 1,000 marks, so that his highness suffer my lady, his mother, the said earl of Surrey, Sir Henry Vernon, Master Robert Frost, chancellor to the prince and Sir Thomas Pek, parson of Thornhill, or such of them as shall be then living, to have the ward, marriage and governance of my said son and heir; if it be a daughter, or daughters, his grace to have 1,000l; either sum to be paid in [three] years after my decease; and if his grace refuse the said sum or sums then I will that his grace have the governance of my said heir or heirs and 20l. a year for finding thereof to hoste or they come to the age of twenty years, to be paid yearly by my executors; executors to suffer wife to have all her apparel and all such goods as were her father’s, and, over that, of my goods to the value of 100 marks in such stuff as she think convenient, to be delivered and appraised by Master Robert Frost, chancellor to the prince, if living, and if not by Sir Thomas Pek, parson of Thornhill; my house to be kept as it is at my costs twenty weeks after my decease; if son, under age at my death, live to age of twenty, executors to account to him, and, my debts paid and will performed, the residue over costs and charges to be to the [use of such] son; on coming to his age of sixteen son to have 100l. yearly for his finding, if the king suffer him to be married by such as I have assigned before, and that he be in such place as he may go to the school till he be fourteen years old and at the discretion of them that have the ordering of him as is aforesaid; and if it be a daughter or daughters it to be disposed by my executors and she or they [to have] nothing at the age of twenty years but my lands and the 20l. to their finding as is aforesaid, the 1,000l. aforesaid received, anything behind to be received after she or they be twenty after the form of 100l. a year, as above. At Michaelmas after my decease my executors shall meet at the abbey of St. Oswald’s, and the prior for the time being, calling to him John Chaloner, William Eleson and William Amyas, is to take account of my executors, and so yearly at Michaelmas, or within twenty days, the said prior to have 40s. at the finishing of the account and 5l. for the costs of the audit, if he will so be content and the audit to be at my charges; provided always that every of my executors exceed not the number of eight horses and the auditor four horses; and I will that the said John Chaloner, William Eleson and William Amyas to have 40s. for their reward at every audit when they have made and engrossed their books, and such as minister of my executors to have 10 marks yearly during their [ministering] over their reasonable costs; if they all die within the ten years such other persons to act as shall be assigned by the said earl of Surrey and Sir Raynald Bray, or if they die the said prior for the time being to put in such as he shall think meet. If any of my executors fail in coming to the audit, if he send his accounts he is to be rebated 5 marks of his reward, if he neither come nor send his account, the said prior is forthwith to sue him by the church law and compel him thereto, the said prior so doing to receive 5 marks over the said costs; and if the said John Chaloner, William Elleson and William Amyas or any of them fail in coming to the audit they shall lose their reward for that year, if they die the prior shall put in other as aforesaid. At the three years’ [end] [the executors] to bring, or send the accounts then finished to the said earl, Sir Raynald Bray and Marmaduke, now abbot of Fountains, and John Cutt, to comp[t]rolle the said accounts, whether it agree with my will and thereupon to subscribe it with their hands, the earl and Sir Raynald receiving 100s. each and the abbot and John Cutt 46s. 8d. &c. At the ten years’ end the accounts to be engrossed and sent to the archbishop of York under the seals of the earl and the others and of the said prior of St. Oswald’s, and the archbishop to make acquittance to the executors. Anything doubtful in the will to be construed by Master Robert Frost, one of my executors or the said Sir Thomas Pek. Servants to have a year’s wages, &c. Executors, Sir Harry Ver[n]on, knight, Master Robert Frost, chancellor to my lord prince and Sir Thomas Pek, parson of Thornhill. Witnesses, Robert Fryston, William Levet and Richard Breres.
The said John Sayvell, knight, died on Palm Sunday, 20 Henry VII. Henry Sayvell is his son and heir and was aged at the time of his father’s death six years and more.
YORK. Manor of Thornhill and lands and tenements in Thornhill, worth 40l., held of the king, as of the honor of Pontefract, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
Manor of Tankyrsley, with land, &c. in Tankyrsley, worth 20l., held of the king, … by knight-service.
Manor of Eland, with land, &c. in Eland and Southourom, worth 40 marks, held of the king as of his honor aforesaid by knight-service.
Manors of Ovenden, Skyrcote, Waddisworth, Ryshworth, Staneland, Barsland, … and W … and other premises in Ovenden, Skyrcote, Waddisworth, Ryshworth, Staneland, Barsland, Shelff, Halyffax, Wakefeld and Thornez, worth 40l., held of the king, as of his lordship of Wakefeld, service unknown.
Manor of Hundesworth, with land, &c. in Hundesworth, worth 40 marks, held of John Mirfeld, esquire, as of his manor of Tong.
Manor of Golker, with land, &c. in Golker, worth 20 marks, held of Thomas Gascoign, esquire, in socage.
Manor of Spen, with lands, &c. in Spen …, worth 3l., held of the bishop of Durham, service unknown.
Messuages in Bollyng and Wyke, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Lands and tenements in Methley, worth 20s., held of Robert Dymock, service unknown.
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804. WILLIAM TAUKE.
Commission wanting; inquisition 13 April, 20 Henry VII.
He died 27 December, 20 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Anne, aged 3 and Joan, aged one year, are his daughters and heirs.
HANTS. Manor and advowson of Westuderley, worth 4l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Two messuages, 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Bisshoppeswaltham and Tychefeld, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the bishop of Winchester, in socage.
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805. ROGER FITZ.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 3 April, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. Joan Fitz, to whom the premises descended, is his cousin and heir, viz. daughter of John Fitz, his elder brother, and is aged 8 and more.
HANTS. Manor of Pylle and Warborn, worth 6l. 13s. 4d., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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806. THOMAS PEVERELL.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
William Peverell, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented, 19 December, 15 Henry VII, gave them inter alia, by the name of all his land, &c. there, to him and Margaret his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies begotten, whereby they were seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift. They had issue William. He died so seised and she survived him and is still seised of the premises in fee tail. The said William Peverell, the father, died 12-April, 18 Henry VII.
He died 10 October, 18 Henry VII. The said William Peverell is his son and heir and cousin and heir of the said William his father, as aforesaid, and is 4 years old and more.
HANTS. A messuage and a carucate of land in Penyton Meysy, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster.
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807. THOMAS BLENKYNSOPH.
Commission 24 March, inquisition 8 May, 19 Henry VII.
He died 1 May, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Blenkynsoph, aged 17 the day he died, is his son and heir.
Henry Clyfford, knight, lord de Clyfford, took the issues and profits of the said manor from the time of the death of the said Thomas the father to the day of the taking of this inquisition, by what title the jurors know not; and the said Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Thomas, the father, … the marriage of the said Thomas, the son, to one Alice, daughter of one Robert Leygh, esquire, and took the profit of the said marriage, by usurpation upon the king.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Helbek, worth 40l., held of the king, by knight-service and by 6s. rent yearly to be paid to the cornage of the king at Easter and Michaelmas and by service of doing suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby.
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808. PIERS ROOS.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 8 July, 15 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Roos, aged at the time of his death 24 and more, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas from the time of Piers’ death took the issues and profits of the said manor and now occupies it.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Piers took from the said Thomas rent, homage, relief, and all other services by reason of the manor aforesaid, asserting that the said Piers held it of him by knight-service, and this unjustly, without any title, by usurpation upon the title of the king.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Cabargh, held of the king in chief by knight-service, 12s. 8d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit from month to month of the king’s county of Westmorland at his castle of Appulby.
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809. HUMPHREY DACRE, LORD DE DACRE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 1 August, 6 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee. Thomas Dacre, now lord de Dacre, aged at the time of his death 16 and more, is his son and heir. The said Thomas took the issues and profits of the said manor from the time of his death and still takes them, and occupies the said manor.
WESTMORLAND. Moiety of the manor of Overton, worth 10l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 12s. 6d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king, at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit from month to month to the king’s county of Westmorland to be held at his castle of Appulby.
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810. THOMAS BEWCHAMP.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 1 March, 10 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned moiety in fee. Thomas Bewchamp, aged at the time of his death 33 and more, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas the son took the issues and profits of the said moiety from the time of his death, and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry Clyfford, knight, asserting that the said moiety of the said manors was held of him by knight-service, took the rents and services of the same moieties from the said Thomas Bewchamp, the son, by what title the jurors know not.
WESTMORLAND. Moiety of the manor, or moieties of the manors, of Watby and Overton, worth 10l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 11s. 1d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king, at Easter and Michaelmas, and by service of suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month to be held at the king’s castle of Appulby.
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811. CHRISTOPHER CULWEN.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 6 April, 14 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Culwen, knight, aged 30 and more at the time of his death, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas the son took the issues and profits of the said manor from the time of his death, and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry Clyfford, knight, asserting that the said manor was held of him by knight-service, took the rents and services of the said manor from the said Thomas Culwen, the son, by what title the jurors know not.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Brampton Knype, worth 40l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 15s. 10d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king, at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month to be held at the king’s castle of Appulby.
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812. JOHN CLYBBORNE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 8 August, 4 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Clybborne, aged 22 and more at his death, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas, the son, after John’s death took, and still takes, the issues and profits of the said manor, and now occupies it.
Henry Clyfford, knight, asserting that the said manor was held of him by knight-service, received the rents and services of the said manor from the said Thomas the son, by what title the jurors know not.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Bampton Condalles, worth 20 marks, held of the king in chief by knight-service, 15s. 3d. rent yearly to the king’s cornage at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month to be held at his castle of Appulby.
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813. THOMAS WYBURGH.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 6 March, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. William Wyburgh, aged 30 and more at his death, is his son and heir.
The said William, the son, from the time of his father’s death took, and still takes, the issues and profits of the said manor, and now occupies it.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Thomas took from the said William rent, homage and relief by reason of the said manor inasmuch as the same lord de Clyfford claims that the said manor is held of him, unjustly, and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Clyfton, worth 20l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 17s. 4d. rent to the king’s cornage at Easter and Michaelmas and service of doing suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month to be held at the king’s castle of Appulby.
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814. JOHN BURGHAM.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 12 August, 10 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Burgham, aged 23 and more at his death, is his son and heir.
The said John, the son, from the time of his death took, and still takes, the issues and profits of the said manor, and now occupies it.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said John, the father, took from the said John, the son, rent homage and relief, by reason of the manor aforesaid, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims that the said manor is held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Burgham, worth 5 marks, held of the king in chief, by knight-service, 13s. 6d. rent to the king’s cornage, at Easter and Michaelmas, and by service of doing suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month to be held at the king’s castle of Appulby.
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815. LANCELOT THRELKELD.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 14 August, 1 Richard III, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Lancelot Threlkeld, knight, aged 24 and more at his death, is his son and heir.
Lancelot, the son, from the time of his death took the issues and profits of the said manor, and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Lancelot, the father, took from the said Lancelot, the son, rent, homage and relief, by reason of the manor aforesaid, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims that the said manor is held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation on the king’s title therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Yanwyt, worth 40 marks, held of the king in chief by knight-service, 8s. 8d. rent to the king’s cornage, at Easter and Michaelmas yearly, and service of suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby to be held.
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816. JOHN LANCASTER.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 14 May, 10 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Lancaster, aged 30 and more at his death, is his son and heir.
The said John, the son, from the time of his death took the issues and profits of the said manor, and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said John, the father, took from the said John, the son, rent, homage and relief by reason of the said manor, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims that the said manor is held of him, unjustly and without any title by usurpation upon the title of the king therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Brampton, worth 4l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 8s. 6d. rent to the cornage of the king yearly at Easter and Michaelmas and service of suit of the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby to be held.
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817. JOHN MAWCHELL.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 14 April, 1 Edward [IV], seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Mawchell, aged at the time of his father’s death —, is his son and heir.
From the time of his father’s death the said John, the son, took, and still takes, the issues and profits of the said manor and now occupies it.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said John, the father, took from the said John, the son, rent, homage and relief, by reason of the said manor, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims the manor aforesaid to be held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Cabargh, worth 10l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 6s. 10d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king, at Easter and Michaelmas, and service of suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby in the said county to be held.
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818. THOMAS WARCOP.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 13 December, 18 Edward IV. Thomas Warcop, aged 4 at his death, is his son and heir.
The said Thomas the son from the time of the death of the said Thomas the father took, and still takes, the issues and profits of the said manor, and now occupies it.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Thomas the father took from the said Thomas, the son, rent, homage and relief by reason of the said manor, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims the said manor to be held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Colby, worth 10l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 6s. 10d. rent to the king’s cornage, at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit of the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the castle of Appulby to be held.
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819. HUMPHREY DACRE, LORD DE DACRE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 13 May, 7 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Thomas Dacre, now lord de Dacre, is his son and heir, and was aged 18 at the time of his father’s death.
The said Thomas, now lord de Dacre, son and heir of the said Humphrey, after the death of the said Humphrey had and took the issues and profits of the said manor, and still takes them and now occupies the said manor.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Humphrey, took rent, homage and relief from the said Thomas by reason of the said manor, inasmuch as the same lord de Clyfford claims the said manor to be held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the title of the king therein.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Hogh and [Dr]ybek, worth 5l. and more, held of the king, by knight-service and by 9s. 2d. rent to the king’s cornage, at Easter and Michaelmas, and by suit to the king’s county of Westmorland at his castle of Appulby to be held from month to month.
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820. JOHN CRAKANTHORPE of Newbygyng.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 11 September, 6 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. John Crakanthorpe, aged 24 and more at his father’s death, is his son and heir.
The said John, the son, took the issues and profits of the said manor from the time of his father’s death and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said John, the father, took from the said John, the son, rent, homage and relief by reason of the manor aforesaid, inasmuch as the same lord de Clyfford claims the said manor to be held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Newbygyng, worth 100s., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 20d. rent yearly to the cornage of the king, at Easter and Michaelmas, and by service of doing suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby to be held.
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821. REYNOLD WARCOP.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 5 May, 8 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Edward Warcop, aged 24 and more at the time of his father’s death, is his son and heir.
The said Edward took the issues and profits of the said manor from the time of his father’s death, and still takes them, and now occupies the said manor.
Henry, lord de Clyfford, after the death of the said Reynold, the father, took from the said Edward, rent, homage and relief by reason of the manor aforesaid, inasmuch as the said lord de Clyfford claims the said manor to be held of him, unjustly and without any title, by usurpation upon the king’s title therein.
And the jurors say that Henry, lord de Clyfford, [by the space] of nineteen years took rents and cornage [besides] wards, marriages and reliefs of all and singular the tenants of his ancestors and all other profits and services from singular the tenants aforesaid when they happened … . . to their tenure belonging by usurpation upon the king’s title, but of what value [or] by what title or colour, they know not. And they say that the said Henry, lord de Clyfford, took the said rent, cornage and service from the ancestors of the said tenants and their heirs, by compulsion for a long time, unjustly.
WESTMORLAND. Manor of Smerdall, worth 4l., held of the king in chief by knight-service, 10s. rent yearly to the king’s cornage, at Easter and Michaelmas, and by service of suit to the king’s county of Westmorland from month to month at the king’s castle of Appulby to be held.
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822. JAMES GODMOND.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
One James Godmond was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, as traitor and compassing the king’s death against his allegiance, 20 May, 2 Henry VII, joined himself to John de la Poll, then earl of Lincoln, and traitor, to wit at Kyrbylonsdall, co. Westmorland, and afterwards with the said John, the late earl of Lincoln, and other traitors, was slain at Stoke, co. Nottingham. After his death Roger Belyngeham, knight, entered upon the premises and took, and still takes, the issues and profits thereof.
[The remaining findings, not very legible, are apparently as follows:—
One William Kechyn was taken for divers felonies and delivered to Roger Belyngeham, knight, then sheriff of Westmorland, 8 September, 15 Henry VII, and by him imprisoned, and afterwards, on the said day, the said Roger voluntarily allowed the said William to escape and go at large, without authority or due process of law.
The said lord Henry de Clifford entered the close of one Robert … . April, 19 Henry VII, and took eight oxen, &c. and this he did …… .
One Roger Belyngeham, knight, then sheriff, at Solsyde, 5 February, 17 Henry VII, seised the goods of William Warryner to his own use, which William fled the country for divers felonies of which he was suspect, 10 September, 10 Henry VII, by what authority unknown. The said William returned to the said country and publicly,’ before the said Roger, then sheriff, was frequently …. and conversant, in the sight of all.]
WESTMORLAND. A messuage, 25a. land, 8a. meadow and 20a. pasture, in Hugyll and Staveley, worth yearly 20s. 8d., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
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823. JOHN GREY, VISCOUNT LYSLE.
Writ of mandamus wanting; inquisition 16 June, 20 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Bryggewater, Heygrove, Cardesbury, Mylverton, Henton Blewett and Charde.
He took to wife Meriell, daughter of Thomas, earl of Surrey, treasurer of England, now surviving, and after espousals between them celebrated was seised inter alia of the under-mentioned manors of Norton Beauchamp, Avell, Lympesham and Sandeford, and land, &c. in Brentmersshe, Axbrigge and Makkesmylle, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed the said earl, Thomas Howard, knight, lord de Howard, John Bourghchier, knight, lord Barners, Thomas Fenys, knight, lord Dacre, Edward Howard, knight, Gilbert Talbotte, knight, Giles Brugges, knight, Thomas Sampson knight, Richard Wentworth, esquire, Thomas Grey, esquire, and Henry Chauncy, gentleman, thereof, to the use of himself and the said Meriell, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to the use of his heirs and assigns.
Similarly after such espousals he was seised inter alia of the manors of Tornok and Chedder Hanames and the advowsons under-mentioned, in fee, and, being so seised, by another charter enfeoffed the said earl and the others thereof, to the like uses.
He died 9 September last. Elizabeth Grey, aged 10 weeks on the day of the taking of this inquisition, is his daughter and heir. Cf. Nos. 794, 875, 893–895, 908.
SOMERSET. Twelve burgages in Bryggewater, or Briggewater, 10a. land in Cardesbury, and ten messuages, 40a. land, in Mylverton, worth 8l., held of the king, as of the earldom of March, by knight-service.
A yearly rent of 5 marks, in Heygrove, held of the king, as of his earldom of March, by knight-service.
A yearly rent of 32s., in Henton Blewett, held of the abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
Two burgages in Charde, worth 4s., held of the abbot of Newenham, service unknown.
Manor of Norton Beauchamp, worth 30l., held of the heirs of Robert Corbett, service unknown.
Manor of Avell, worth 20l., held of Hugh Lutterell, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Lympesham, worth 8l., held of the abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
Manor of Sandeford, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, service unknown.
Manor of Chedder Hanames, five messuages, a mill, 320a. land, 140a. meadow, 140a. pasture, in Brentmersshe, Axbrigge and Makkes-mylle, or Maxmylle, worth 26l., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, service unknown.
Manor of Tornok, worth 10l., held of the heirs of Thomas Pomerey, service unknown.
The advowson of a chantry of St. Mary founded in the church of St. Andrew of Chedder.
The advowsons of the churches of Upyll and Brene.
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824. EDMUND BAM.
Writ 28 May, inquisition 1 July, 20 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Grenge in fee, and lands, &c. in Gyllyngham, Reyneham, Upchirche, Cheteham and Bredehurst, and, being so seised thereof, by charter, 11 October, 19 Henry VII, gave them to George Neville, knight, lord de Bergavenni, John Fyneux, knight, chief justice of the King’s Bench, Edward Ponynges, knight, John Kyngismyll, one of the justices of the Common Bench, John Butler, serjeant-at-law, Thomas Nevyle, Edward Chamberleyne, esquires, William Petit, John Petit, ‘gentilmen,’ William Godfrey, the elder, Robert Pirry, Thomas Elmiston, John Joce, John Levegrene and Thomas Badsyle, ‘yomen,’ to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will. They were seised thereof accordingly in fee to the use aforesaid, and, being so seised, by his testament and last will he directed that, immediately after his decease, Margaret Bamme, his wife, should have and occupy the said manor and other the premises for the term of her life.
John Bamme, his father, whose heir he was, was seised of the undermentioned manors of Roughhyll and Hyghlandys, in Sutton and Wylmyngton, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 16 June, 2 Henry VII, gave them to the said John Fyneux and to John Grove for the term of the life, and to the use, of the said Margaret, whilst she lived, with remainder, after her decease, to the said John Fyneux and John Grove and to William Petit and Roger Shelley, their heirs and assigns, to the use of the said John Bamme and his heirs, and the performance of his last will; by virtue whereof the said John Fyneux and John Grove were similarly seised thereof to the use aforesaid; and afterwards the said John Bamme died, after whose death the use of the said manors, after the death of the said Margaret, descended to the said Edmund Bamme, as son and heir of the said John Bamme. By his testament and last will the said Edmund directed that the said Margaret Bamme, his wife, should have and occupy the manors aforesaid, immediately after his decease, for the term of her life; and, at the time of his death, the said John Fyneux and John Grove were seised of the said manors to her use for life.
John Clerk, ‘gentilman,’ was seised by the feoffment of one John Northwode, the elder, esquire, late feoffee of the said John Bamme, father of the said Edmund, of the under-mentioned manor of Charlis and land, &c. in Dertford, in fee, to the use of the said John Bamme and his heirs, as appears by the charter, 27 June, 1 Richard III, of the said John Northwode. On the death of the said John Bamme the use of the said manor descended to the said Edmund, as his son and heir. By his testament and last will the said Edmund directed that the said Margaret, his wife, should have the said manor, &c. whereof the said John Clerk was seised to the use of him, his heirs and assigns, for the term of her life, with remainder to John Petit, nephew of the said Edmund Bamme.
He died 15 April last. Joan Bamme, aged 2 and more, is his daughter and heir.
KENT. Manor of Grenge, member and parcel of the Cinque Ports, held of the barons of the Cinque Ports, as of the rape of Hastings, head (capitalis) port of the said Cinque Ports, by service of two men and two oars (duorum averium) to navigate [at] the king’s ordinance whenever it please him to cross beyond sea; it is worth 6l. 13s. 4d.
Two hundred acres of land, 80a. marsh, 40a. wood, 36a. heath, in Gyllyngham, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the archbishop of Canterbury, by fealty and service of 26s. 8d. and suit of court of his manor of Gyllyngham.
Twenty-six acres of land and 40a. wood, in Reyneham, or Reynham, and 16a. land, 6a. wood, in Upchirche, whereof the land in Reyneham and land and wood in Upchirche, worth 15s. 8d., are held of the king, as of his manor of Middelton next Sydyngbourne, by fealty and 7s. rent, which manor lately belonged to George, duke of Clarence, and the 40a. of wood in Reynham, worth 20d., of the dean and canons of the free chapel of St. Mary and St. Stephen the Martyr within the king’s palace of Westminster, co. Middlesex, service unknown.
Thirty-nine acres of land in Cheteham, worth 10s. 9d., held of Henry Wentworth, by fealty and 22d. rent and suit of court as of his manor of Cheteham.
Thirty-nine acres of land and wood, in Bredehurst, worth 5s., held of the heirs of the lord de Grey, by fealty and 5s. rent.
Manors of Roughyll and Hyghlondys, in Sutton and Wylmyngton, whereof the manor of Roughyll, worth 3l., is held of the king by fealty and 44s. rent, as of his manor of Dertford, formerly the earl of Salisbury’s, and the manor of Hyghlondys, worth 40s., of the prior and convent of Charterhouse by (juxta) Rychemond, by fealty and 23s. 4d. rent.
Manor of Charlis, or Charlys, ten messuages, a water-mill, 140a. land, 30a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 60a. heath, in Dertford, whereof the manor, worth 8l., is held of the king, by 30s. rent, as of his manor of Dertford aforesaid, formerly the earl of Salisbury’s, six messuages of the ten messuages, the mill, land, &c., worth 10l., of the prioress and convent of Dertford, by fealty and 22s. rent, and four messuages, the residue, worth 10s., of the bishop of Rochester, by fealty and 8s. 2d. rent.
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825. JOAN LYTELTON, widow.
Commission 24 March, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 20 November, 20 Henry VII.
She died Saturday after the Annunciation last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in fee. Edward Litelton, aged 30 and more, is her son and heir. Cf. Vol. I. No. 546.
CORNWALL. Twenty acres of land, 30a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in South-ludbroke, worth 40s.
A yearly rent of 3d. issuing from the manor of Beaucomb.
A yearly rent of 1/2d. issuing from the manor of Edmyston.
A yearly rent of 4d. issuing from the manor of Tredenek.
The said land, &c., and rents are held of the lord prince, by service of 1/3 of three fees of a knight of Mortan’, by knight-service, as of his castle of Trematon and for the repair of a battlement (j. carnell’) there.
A messuage and one acre of land Cornish in Polscoyth Nethera, and the whole tithing of Polscoyth, held of the lord prince, as of his castle of Launceston, by 15d. rent to be paid at Michaelmas, in pure socage, for all service. There happens to the said lord prince, for a relief of the said acre, 12s. 6d., according to the custom of the county of Cornwall.
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826. JOHN TREGARTHYN, son and heir of THOMAS TREGARTHYN.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He was seised the day he died, of the reversion of the under-mentioned manor in fee. Joan Tregarthyn, aged 5 and more, and Margaret Tregarthyn, aged one year and more, are his daughters and heirs.
CORNWALL. Manor of Branayle, held of the king, as of the honor and castle of Launceston. The reversion is worth, when it happen, 16l.
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827. RICHARD GOGH.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Allercomb and Adbury, Doddecote and Kylkehampton, in fee, and, being so seised, by charter, 6 October, 18 Henry VII, gave them to John, bishop of Exeter, Edmund Arundell, knight, Richard Vyvyan, Robert Tredenek, Thomas Ligh and John Gogh, to hold to them and their heirs for ever, for the performance of his last will.
He died 2 August, 19 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned lands, &c. in fee. Joan, aged 20 and more, Katharine, aged 18 and more, Alice, aged 15 and more, and Philippa, aged 7 and more, are his daughters and heirs. Cf. No. 870.
CORNWALL. A messuage, 100a. arable, 100a. pasture, 40a. meadow, 100a. furze and heath, in Allercomb and Adbury, or Addebury, and a messuage with three closes and a garden, in Kylkehampton, or Kilkehampton, worth 10l., held of Thomas Greynfild, knight, service unknown.
A messuage and 20a. land, in Doddecote, worth 10s., held of Humphrey Pulforde, knight, service unknown.
One hundred acres of pasture, 60a. arable, 40a. furze and heath and 10a. meadow, in Pengowell, worth 60s., held of the lord prince, as of his castle of Launceston, by knight-service.
Four messuages, 100a. arable, 60a. pasture, 40a. meadow, 100a. furze and heath, in Saynt, or Seynt, Genys, worth 40s., held of the prior of Launceston.
Six messuages, 100a. arable, 60a. pasture, 40a. meadow, 100a. furze and heath, in Treblether, worth 20s., held of Aysshtor, service unknown.
Forty acres of arable, 40a. pasture, 100a. furze and heath, in the parish of St. Cleder (Sancti Clederic’) worth 10s., held of the said prior of Launceston, service unknown.
Twenty acres of arable, 20a. pasture and 40a. furze and heath, in Poundestok.
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828. JOHN HALWILL, knight.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 24 April, 15 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee. Richard Halwill, esquire, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir. The said Richard entered into the moiety aforesaid without any due livery of the king obtained, and has taken the issues and profits therefrom arising from the day of John’s death to the day of the inquisition. Cf. No. 617.
CORNWALL. Moiety of the manor of Trenoda, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the manor of Lantyan, parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by knight-service.
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829. JOHN SKLYKARDE.
Commission and inquisition, as above.
He died 20 March, 17 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned moiety of a manor in fee. John Sklikarde, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir. The same John, the son, entered into the moiety aforesaid without any due livery of the king thereof obtained, and has taken the issues and profits therefrom arising from the day of the death of John, the father, to the day of the inquisition. Cf. No. 616.
CORNWALL. A moiety of the manor of Polrode (sic) worth 40s., held of the king, as of the manor of Lantean, parcel of the earldom of Salisbury, by knight-service.
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830. RICHARD GOLDESBURGH, esquire.
Writ 20 September, inquisition 13 November, 20 Henry VII.
Findings, with will recited in English, as in the inquisition which follows. Thomas Goldesburgh holds for the term of his life seven messuages and twelve bovates of land, in Potter Hanworth, worth 6 marks, with reversion expectant to the said Richard, his son. Cf. Nos. 831, 935.
LINCOLN. Manor of Potter Hanworth, worth 19l., held of the king, as of his manor of Brawnston, service unknown, which manor came to the king’s hands by reason of the attainder of Francis Lovell.
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831. RICHARD GOLDESBURGH, esquire.
Writ 20 September, inquisition 18 November, 20 Henry VII.
By his charter he gave the under-mentioned manors, &c., inter alia to Thomas Worteley [or Wortley], John Roclyff [and] Richard Wod[roff], knights, Brian Palmes, esquire, Thomas Coghill, Robert Derluff [or Dereluff], chaplain, and Henry Jakson, by the name of all his lordships, &c., in Goldesburgh, Newton, Burghbrygge, Kyrskeld, Poule, Castley and Kexburgh, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use and intent as appears in a schedule to the said charter annexed, the tenour whereof follows (in English):—
Whereas I have enfeoffed Thomas Wortley, John Roclyf and Richard Wodroff, knights, Bryan Palmes, esquire, Thomas Coghill, Robert Derluff, ‘preste,’ and Henry Jacson, in all my manors, &c. in Goldesburgh, Newton, &c., co., York, and in Potter Hanworth, co. Lincoln, and also in Bampton Dole, co. Oxford, as by my deed of feoffment, and ‘delivere of season thereto made,’ appears, to the intent that my will be performed in the said lands, &c., Iordain, 15 October, 1501, my testament, as follows:—
Soul to God, body to be buried in church of Goldesburgh, &c; 200 marks apiece, to be taken from his foresaid lands, &c. to his daughters Necolay [or Necholay], Elezabeth, Malde and Ivhett, also 20l. apiece to Jane, Anne and Alice from the foresaid lands and tenement, and 10s. yearly to each of them for life from the lands which he purchased of the freehold of Thomas Fulbaron’ in Goldesburgh; his feoffees to make estate to Edward, John and George Goldesburgh, his younger sons, of land, &c. in Potter Hanworth to the yearly value of 100s. each for life, provided that if any of them obtain preferment by marriage or otherwise to the value of 20 marks, the said 100s. so assigned to him to remain to testator’s right heirs; bequests of 40s. to Sir Robert Derluff, prest’, Henry Jakson and Edmund Wynder, of 20s. to Raynold Wynder and Agnes Wynder, his goddaughter, of 10 marks to ‘a litill madyn of [or ‘at’] York,’ Margrett Sanefforthe and Elezabeth Luge, and of 6s. 8d. apiece to the four orders of freers at York; four trentalls of ‘messez’ to be done for him; a priest to sing for his soul, his wife’s soul and all his good friends’ souls in the church of Goldesburgh for seven years at 7 marks salary; 6s. 8d. to the convent of Saynt Roberts of Knaresburgh, &c.; his goods to be disposed by his executors for the performance of his will; executors, Robert Derluff, Henry Jakson and Edmund Wynder; supervisors, Sir Thomas Wortley, Sir John Rouclyff, knights, and Sir Robert Teshe, ‘mynyster’ of the house of Saynt Robertes of Knaresburgh, 5 marks apiece. Witnesses, the said minister of Saynt Robertes, Thomas Roose, William Middilton, William Maleverer and James Roose, esquires.
The jurors say that his goods are worth 100l. and no more; the said sums, nor any part of them, have not yet been received; the said daughters (‘Ivett’) survive, unmarried; the said sons Edward, John and George survive and have not been promoted.
Further they say that, by indenture between Marmaduke Constable, knight, of the one part, and the said Richard Goldesburgh, of the other, of and for the marriage of Richard Goldesburgh, his son and heir, to Anne, daughter of William Yngelby, knight, for divers sums paid by the said Marmaduke, it was agreed that Richard, the son, should take the said Anne to wife, and that the said Richard and Anne should have lands and tenements, parcel of the lands and tenements aforesaid, to the yearly value of 20l.; and afterwards the said Richard, the son, took the said Anne to wife, and the said Richard the father, in compliment of the covenants aforesaid, assigned them the manors of Kyrskeld and Poule and all the lands, &c. in Castley, by virtue of which grant the said Richard, the son, all the life of the said Richard, the father, took the issues and profits of the said manors and land.
He died 28 July last. The said Richard Goldesburgh, aged 20 and more, is his son and heir, and was married, in his father’s life time, to the said Anne, daughter of William Ingylby, knight. Cf. Nos. 830, 935.
YORK. Manor of Goldesburgh, worth 50l., held of the lord Clyfford, the heir of Vescy, service unknown.
Manor of Kyrskeld, worth 11l., held of the abbot of Kyrkestall, in socage, by 8s. yearly rent, for all service.
Manor of Poule, worth 7l., held of the lord archbishop of York, service unknown.
Manor of Kexburgh, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, in socage, by 26d. rent.
A messuage, with a croft, in Knaresburgh, worth 5s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, in socage, by 2d. rent, for all service.
A messuage and two bovates of land, in Conesthorp, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, in socage, by 13s. rent, for all service.
Two tofts in Burghbrygg, worth 5s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, in socage, by 5s. rent, for all service.
A messuage and 40a. land, in Castley, worth 20s., held of the earl of Northumberland, by knight-service and a rent of a pair of spurs.
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832. JOHN COKYN.
Writ 10 May, inquisition 12 June, 20 Henry VII.
John Cokayn, named in the writ, long before his decease, was seised in fee of the manors of Middilton, Baliden, Parwyche, Great and Little (Magna et Parva) Clyfton and a moiety of the manor of Tissington, co. Derby, and of twenty-four messuages, fifteen cottages, eighteen tofts, in Asshebourne and Compden, 30a. land, 70a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Offecote and Underwode, a messuage 20a. land, 100a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Bradley and Sturston, a bovate of land, in Knyveton, 22d. free rent in Kyngesuerderton, and two messuages, 60a. land, 100a. pasture, 50a. meadow and 7s. free rent, in Mapulton, and, being so seised, by his deed, 20 November, 10 Henry VII, gave them, with the exception of the manors of Great and Little Clyfton, together with two messuages and two tofts in Asshebourne, to William Fitzherbert, clerk, John Fitzherbert, of Norbury, esquire, Thomas Fitzherbert, clerk, Thomas Babyngton, John Chauntrell and John Porte, together with John Babyngton, knight, Walter Odeby, clerk, and John Fitzherbert, then remembrancer of the Exchequer, since deceased, for the performance of covenants in indentures between him, of the one part, and the said John Fitzherbert, remembrancer of the Exchequer, and Thomas Cokayn, his cousin and heir apparent, viz. son of Thomas, his son, made [of the other] and the said William Fitzherbert and his co-feoffees were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
The tenour of the said indentures is as follows (in English):— ‘Endenture’ made, 21 November, 10 Henry VII, between John Cokayn, late of Assheburne, co. Derby, esquire, of the one part, and John Fitzherbert, ‘the kynges Remembrauncer in his Eschequyer,’ and Thomas Cokayn, the cousin, as above, of the other. Whereas the said John Cokayn, by deed, 20 November, 10 Henry VII, enfeoffed Sir John Babyngton and others, as above, of all his manors, &c. in the counties of Derby and Stafford, except the manors of Mikell Clyfton and Litill Clyfton and lands, &c. there, and ‘two meses and two toftes,’ in Assheburne, the intent of the feoffment is that, in consideration of the marriage had between the said Thomas Cokayn, the cousin, and Barbara, daughter of said John Fitzherbert, and of such sums of money as the said John Fitzherbert has paid to the said Thomas, the son, for the said marriage, part whereof the said Thomas paid to the said John, his father, and to other persons by his commandment to whom the said John was indebted, which debts and payments ‘extend to the somme of’ 143l. and above, and also for the discharge of 500l. ‘by the seid John Cokayn forfaite to the seid John Fitzherbert by an obligacion,’ and for other ‘goode dedys and kyndenes shewed and done to hys grete costes and charges’ by the said John Fitzherbert to the said Cokayn and his friends and ‘also for suche grete costes and expenses as the seid John Fitzherbert hath hadde in defence and savegarde’ of the said lands and of other manors and lands in the county of Warwyk, the said feoffees shall stand enfeoffed of the premises to the use of the said John Fitzherbert during the life of the said John Cokayn and five years over, and thereafter to the use of the said Thomas Cokayn, the cousin, and of his heirs for ever; in consideration whereof Fitzherbert grants to John Cokayn a yearly rent of 104 marks, to be received from the said manors, &c., payable 26s. 8d. weekly in the church porch at Etwall, whereof 6s. 8d. is to be immediately deducted weekly till 16l. 11s. heretofore lent by Fitzherbert to the said John be retained; if it happen the said rent to be behind and unpaid by the space of a month it shall be lawfull to the said John Cokayn to enter into the premises, or any of the manors, &c. or any parcel of them which be within the said county of Warwick whereof the said John Fitzherbert is enfeoffed or the said Thomas Cokayn and Barbara his wife or any other to their use, or into the manors of Clyfton or any parcel of the lands whereof the said John Cokayn has enfeoffed Richard Fitz William of Oldewarke, esquire (and others, as below), contrary to the conditions comprised in other indentures dated 21 November, 10 Henry VII (as below), and after that entry take profit ……… [but if the said John Cokayn] …. or enter and make feoffment in fee or otherwise, or enter and distrain for any rent, or receive, rent or profit contrary to the premises, that then the said annuity be void the said grant thereof notwithstanding: provided that this grant shall [not] extend to charge the said John Fitzherbert nor his executors as by an action of annuity debt or otherwise but only to charge the said lands and tenements; covenant by John Cokayn that if the said John Fitzherbert and his co-feoffees be put out or ‘interrupt’ of any of the foresaid lands, &c. whereof the said John Cokayn has enfeoffed the said John Babyngton, knight, Walter Odeby, clerk, and the said John Fitzherbert and other, as afore rehearsed, or of any of the aforesaid lands, &c. whereof the said John Cokayn has enfeoffed the said Richard Fitz William as afore specified, by entry, recovery, suit of execution by reason of any bond made by the said John Cokayn or lease made by him or otherwise contrary to the will of the said John Fitzherbert or his co-feoffees, then the said John Cokayn grants to abate and deduct as much of the said yearly annuity of 104 marks as the said parcel or parcels of land be of yearly value whereof the said John Fitzherbert be put out, unto such time as the said John be restored in the said possession as by entry recovery or otherwise.
By another deed, 21 November, 10 Henry VII, he gave the said manors of ‘Mochell’ and ‘Litill’ Clyfton and messuages and tofts in Assheburne, excepted as above, to Richard Fitz William, of Oldewarke, esquire, Richard Knyveton, of Bradley, esquire, Nicholas Meverell, or Meyverell, John Hampton, vicar of Asshebourn, and Thurstan Aleyn, for the performance of covenants in indentures between him and the said John Fitzherbert and Thomas Cokayn, the cousin, the tenour of which follows (in English):— Endenture made 21 November, 10 Henry VII, &c., for considerations as above expressed, the said feoffees are to stand seised thereof to the use of the said John Fitzherbert for the life of the said John Cokayn, except the tenements and tofts in Assheburne and parcel of a close called ‘Symmyngesdale,’ in Lytyll Clyfton, to the yearly value of 5 marks, which whole close is of the yearly value of 8 marks, of which tenements and tofts they shall stand enfeoffed to the use of Emme, now wife of the said John Cokayn, for the term of her life, and of the said parcel of the said close to the use of Jane, ‘bastard daughter’ of the said John Cokayn, for the term of her life; immediately after the decease of the said John Cokayn they shall stand enfeoffed of lands and tenements in Mykell Clyfton and Lytyll Clyfton, to the yearly value of 25 marks, to the use of the said Emme, for the term of her life, and if it fortune her to die in the life time of the said John Cokayn, they shall stand enfeoffed to the use of the said John Fitzherbert during the life of the said John Cokayn, and three years immediately after the decease of the said John Cokayn, of all the premises ‘afferyng or belongyng’ to the said Emme, as aforesaid; or if it fortune the said Jane to decease during the life of the said John Cokayn, they shall stand enfeoffed of the said parcel of the said close to the use of the said John Fitzherbert during the life of the said John Cokayn and three years over; and after the decease of the said Emme and Jane, and the said three years determined, of all the premises to the use of the said Thomas Cokayn, and his heirs for ever.
He died 23 December last. Thomas Cokayn is his cousin and heir, viz., son of Thomas Cokayn his son, and is aged 26 and more. Cf. No. 942.
DERBY. Manor of Middelton, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the honor of Tutbury, by fealty and 3s. 4d. rent.
Manor of Baliden, worth 12l. 13s. 4d., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by fealty.
Manor of Parwyche, worth 8l. 5s., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid.
Manor of Thorpe, worth 66s. 8d., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by fealty.
Moiety of the manor of Tyssyngton, worth 6l. 9s. 8d., held of the king, as of the honor aforesaid, by fealty.
Two messuages, fifteen cottages, sixteen tofts, in Asshebourn and Compden, held of the king, as of his manor of Asshebourn, parcel of his duchy (sic) aforesaid, by fealty and 36s. 8d. rent, worth yearly, beyond outgoings 40s.
Thirty acres of land, 70a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Ofcote and Underwode, worth 20s., held of the king, as of his manor of Worseworth, by fealty.
A messuage, 20a. land, 100a. pasture, 6a. meadow in Bradley and Sturston, held of Richard Kniveton, as of his manor of Bradley, by fealty and 13s. 4d. rent, worth beyond outgoings 4 marks.
A bovate of land in Knyveton, worth 6s., held of the said Richard Knyveton, service unknown.
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833. WILLIAM brother of ROBERT VEELE.
Commission of concealments, 10 January, inquisition Tuesday after St. David, the Confessor, 20 Henry VII.
One John Meysy was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Charfeld in fee, as by a charter produced to the jurors appears, and, being so seised, gave them to one Robert Vele, knight, and the heirs male of the body of the said Robert issuing, by virtue of which gift the same Robert was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift, and, being so seised, had issue one Piers, and died so seised, after whose death the manor and advowson aforesaid descended to the same Piers, as son and heir male of the said Robert. He entered and was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the gift, and, being so seised, had issue one Piers, and died, whereupon the manor and advowson descended to the same Piers, as son and heir of Piers son of the said Robert.
The said Piers, son of Piers, by another charter, gave the said manor and advowson to one Thomas Berkeley, knight, and his heirs for ever, by virtue of which feoffment the said Thomas was seised thereof in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to the said Piers son of Piers and Cecily, his wife, and the heirs male of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the said Piers son of Piers. They had issue Piers, and died, whereupon the said manor and advowson descended to the said Piers as son and heir male of the said Piers and Cecily of their bodies begotten. He entered, and had issue Thomas Veell and died. The said Thomas entered and had issue John Vele and died. The said John entered and had issue Robert Vele and William Vele, and died. The said Robert entered and was seised thereof in fee tail by the form of the gift and died so seised without heir male of his body issuing, after whose death the premises descended to the said William, as brother and heir of the said Robert, and heir male of the body of the said John, son and heir male of the body of the said Thomas, son and heir male of the body of the said Piers, son and heir male of the bodies of the said Piers and Cecily.
By virtue of which the said William, brother of Robert, entered into the said manor and advowson, as brother and heir male, &c., and was thereof seised in his demesne as of fee tail, by form of the gifts aforesaid, and had issue William, and died so seised, when the said manor, &c. descended to the same William, son of William, as son and heir male of his body begotten.
Nicholas Kyngeston was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Tortworth and land, &c. in Thornbury, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to one Piers Vele and the heirs male of his body begotten, who entered accordingly and was seised thereof in fee tail, and, being so seised, had issue one Piers and died so seised, after whose death the premises descended to the same Piers as son and heir male of Piers of his body begotten; he entered and had issue Piers and died, when the premises descended to the same Piers, as son and heir male of Piers, son of Piers; he entered and was seised thereof in fee tail accordingly, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed Thomas de Percy and John Delvez, knights, thereof, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee and, being so seised, by charter gave the same to the said Piers Vele, son of Piers, son of Piers, and to Elizabeth, his wife, and the heirs male of their bodies issuing; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, by the form of the gift and had issue Thomas; Thomas was seised, &c., and had issue John; John was seised, &c., and, being so seised, gave the said manor, &c. to William Muntefort, knight, and Edmund Muntefort, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and, being so seised, gave them to the same John Veele, and Alice, his wife, and the heirs male of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to John’s right heirs; John was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail and Alice in her demesne as of free tenement, by the form of the gift, and they had issue Robert and William; and afterwards the said John died so seised and Alice survived him and continued her possession; she also survived the said Robert, son of John and Alice and brother of William, which Robert died in her lifetime without heir male of his body; after the death of which Alice the said manor, &c. reverted (resorciabantur) to the said William, as son and heir male of the said John and Alice. He entered accordingly, and was seised thereof in fee tail, in his remittere, in manner and form aforesaid, and died so seised, when the premises descended to one William Veele, as son and heir male of William, brother of Robert, son of John, son of Thomas, son of Piers and Elizabeth, his wife, and cousin and heir male of the body of the said Piers, father of Piers, father of Piers, father of Thomas, father of John, father of William, father of the said William.
One John Penthlyn, chaplain, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Hunteford in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to one Piers Veele and Cecily, his wife, to hold to them and the heirs male of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Piers. They entered and were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue one Piers and died, after whose death the manor descended to Piers, as son and heir of the bodies of the said Piers and Cecily. The said Piers, son of Piers and Cecily, entered, and was seised of the said manor in fee tail, by the form of the gift, and, being so seised, had issue Piers, and died, whereupon the manor descended to the same Piers Veele, son of Piers, whereby the said Piers entered, &c. and had issue one Thomas Veele, &c. Thomas had issue John &c. John had issue Robert and William, &c. Robert died without heir male of his body issuing, and after his death the manor descended to the said William Veele, brother and heir male of the said Robert son of John, and cousin and heir male of the said Piers and Cecily, in form aforesaid. By virtue of which gift the said William entered and was seised of the said manor in fee tail by the form of the gift, and died so seised, whereupon the manor descended to William Veele, who survives, as son and heir of the said William brother of Robert.
The said William brother of Robert died 10 March, 9 Henry VII. The said William, son and heir male of the said William, is aged 11 and more.
One David Mathew after the death of the said William brother of Robert entered upon all the manors, &c. aforesaid and occupied them and took all the issues and profits thereof from the time of the death of the said William veele, the father of the said William, up to the feast of Easter last past, by what title, or from what cause the jurors know not; and one Katharine, Elizabeth, Anne and Margaret, daughters of the said David Mathewe, have occupied the same and taken the issues and profits thereof from the said feast of Easter, 19 Henry VII, to the day of the taking of this inquisition, by what title, &c. the jurors know not. Cf. No. 757.
GLOUCESTER. Manor and advowson of Tortworth, worth 33l., held of the king, as of his hundred of Grymbaldesasshe, by knight-service, in chief.
Manor and advowson of Charfeld, two messuages, two carucates of land, a virgate of land, 20a. meadow, and 4a. wood, in Oldbury, or Oldebury, Thornbury, or Thornebury, Tatham, Scotesgrove and Valefeld, worth 38l., held of Edward, duke of Bukingham, service unknown.
Manor of Hunteford, or Huntyngford, worth 8l., held of the king, by knight-service, as of his manor of Wotton under (subtus) Egge, viz. by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
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834. ELIZABETH BYCONYLL, widow.
Writ 5 July, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 29 January, 20 Henry VII.
John Biconyll, knight, deceased, late her husband, by charter indented, long before his decease, enfeoffed Giles Daubney, knight, lord Daubney, William Hody, knight, chief baron of the Exchequer, Edmund Carew, John Speke and Amyas Pawlet, knights, William Carent and John More of Colompton, esquires, John Skewys and John Pole, with other since deceased, of inter alia the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Southperot, for the performance of his last will.
By his last will the said John directed that his said feoffees, after his death, should permit the said Elizabeth to have the said manor, &c. inter alia for the term of her life, while sole, and that, after her decease, they should remain to William Seyntmaure, knight, now deceased, for the term of his life, with remainder to Giles Daubney, knight, lord Daubney, and Henry Daubney, son and heir apparent of the said Giles, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to the said William Seyntmaure, and the heirs male of his body issuing, with remainder to the said Giles, lord Daubney and the heirs male of his body issuing, with remainder, except as to a tenement in the said manor wherein John Draper then dwelt, to John Horsley (sic) of Clyffeton and his heirs for ever. Further he willed that the said excepted tenement, with land thereto adjacent, for default of such issue should remain to the right heirs of the said William Seyntmaure for ever.
The said William Seyntmaure died without heir male of his body begotten; and afterwards the said William Hody by his charter released to the said Giles, lord Daubney, and others his co-feoffees, all his estate for the performance of the last will of the said John; and afterwards the said Giles made like release to Edmund Carew and other his co-feoffees; by virtue whereof the said Edmund, and other his co-feoffees were seised of the premises in fee to the use aforesaid, and, being so seised, by charter quadrapartite, demised the said manor, and lands there, to the said Giles, lord Daubney, and Henry, his son, and the heirs male of the body of Giles, with remainder as in the will specified; by virtue whereof they were seised thereof, viz. the said Giles in fee tail and the said Henry in his demesne as of free tenement.
Thomas Wode, then serjeant-at-law, John Biconyll, knight, and Piers Eggecombe, knight, by the name of Piers Eggecombe, in Hilary Term, 4 Henry VII, recovered the other under-mentioned manors against Henry, earl of Northumberland, by writ of right, to the use of Thomas Seyntmaure, knight, and the heirs of his body issuing and for default of such issue, to the use of his heirs; they were seised thereof accordingly to the use of the said Thomas and the heirs of his body and, for default of such issue, to the use of his right heirs; he died, and they were seised to the use of William Seyntmaure, knight, as cousin and heir of his body begotten, viz. son of John, his son, and to the use of the heirs of the body of the said William, and for default to the use of the right heirs of the body of the said Thomas and for default to the use of the right heirs of the same William.
The survivor, Piers Eggecombe, was solely seised of the premises in fee to the use aforesaid; and afterwards the said William Seyntmaure by his last will directed that the said Elizabeth should have all the said manors for the term of her life, and died, viz. 5 September, 19 Henry VII; and afterwards she died; after whose death the said Piers was, and still is, seised thereof in fee, to the use of Joan Seyntmaure, daughter and heir of the said William, and heir of the body of the said Thomas issuing, and, for default, to the use of the heirs of the body of the said Thomas, and for default to the use of the said Joan and her heirs. The said Joan is cousin and heir of the said Elizabeth, daughter and heir of the said William Seyntmaure, and cousin and heir of the said Thomas Seyntmaure, viz., daughter of the said William, son of the said John, son of the said Thomas Seyntmaure.
She died the last day of June last. The said Joan, aged 3 and more, is her cousin and heir, viz. daughter of William Seyntmaure, her son. Cf. Nos. 793, 837, 841, 963.
DORSET. Manor and advowson of Suthperot, worth 10l., held of Roger New-burgh, knight, as of his manor of Bradpole, by fealty only, for all service.
Manor of Ramsham, worth 12l., held of the king, as of Dover Castle, 1/20 of a knight’s fee, and by fealty and 20s. rent, for all service.
Manor of Childefrome, worth 7l., held of Hugh Loterell, knight, by fealty and 12d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Wraxhale, worth 9l., held of the king, as of his honor of Clare, by fealty only for all service.
Manor of Maperton, worth 10l., held of Humphrey Redhorne, service unknown.
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835. GEORGE GEDNEY.
Writ of Mandamus, 12 January, inquisition the last day of January, 20 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in Wynceby, Sutton in Holand, Flete and Holbech, in fee.
One John Billesby and Nicholas Eland, long before his decease, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Malbysshenderby, with land there, land in Hagworthyngham, manor of Bagenderby, with land there, and land in Somersby, Holbech, Flete and Swaby, in fee, and, being so seised, thereof enfeoffed him, and one Anne, then his wife, to hold to them, and his heirs. There were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee, and she in her demesne as of free tenement. He died so seised, and she was solely seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship, and afterwards died so seised. The reversion of the premises descended, after his decease, to John Gedney, his son and heir.
Thomas Gedney, his father, whose heir he was, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Langton in fee, and, being so seised, demised them to one John Gibson for life with remainder to himself and his heirs, and the said John was seised thereof accordingly in his demesne as of free tenement.
One Joan Eland, late the wife of Thomas Gedney, held for the term of her life, the day he died, the under-mentioned land, &c. in Asseby Puerorum and Oxcombe, and Somersby, of his inheritance, with reversion thereof expectant to John Gedney, as his son and heir.
One John Gedney, the elder, held, the same day, for term of life, the under-mentioned land, &c. in Hoggesthorp and Slothby, of his inheritance, by demise of the said Thomas, his father, with reversion thereof expectant to the said John, his son.
Anne Nevell, late the wife of Robert Gedney, held, the same day, for term of life, the under-mentioned land, &c. in Ormesby by Kettesby, of his inheritance, with reversion thereof expectant to the said John his son and heir.
He died on the feast of St. Bartholomew, the Apostle, 18 Henry VII. The said John Gedney, aged 4 and more, is his son and heir.
The said John Gibson, Joan Eland, Anne Nevyll and John Gedney, the elder, are still living.
LINCOLN. A messuage and 30a. land, in Wynceby, worth 22s., held of the king, as of the honor of Bolyngbroke, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, in socage.
A messuage and 52a. land, 3a. meadow, in Sutton and Holand, or Sutton in Holand, worth 4l. 10s., held of the king, as of the said honor, in socage.
Twenty-six acres of land, in Flete, whereof 24a., worth 30s. 4d., are held of the marquess of Dorset, service unknown.
Thirty-five or thirty-six acres, three roods, of land, in Holbech, worth 30s., held of the lord Dacre ‘de le South,’ service unknown.
Manor of Malbysshenderby, two messuages, 50a. land, 24a. meadow, 7a. pasture, in Malbisshenderby, worth 6l., held of the king, as of the honor of Bolyngbroke, service unknown.
Two cottages, 30a. land, 3a. meadow, 2a. wood, in Hagworthyngham, worth 60s., held of the abbot of Bardeney, service unknown.
Manor of Bagenderby, worth 60s., held of the king by rent of 5s. to sheriff’s aid.
A garden, 34a. land, 12a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Bagenderby, worth 26s., held of the warden of Tateshale, service unknown.
A cottage and a bovate of land, in Somersby, worth 14s., held of the king in chief, by knight-service.
Twenty-six acres, three roods, land, in Holbech, worth 35s. 4d., held of the lord Dacre, service unknown.
Twenty-six acres of land in Flete, worth 30s. 4d., held of the king, as of his manor of Multon, late lord Fitz Water’s, service unknown.
Two acres of pasture in Swaby, worth 2s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
A messuage, 10a. land, in Langton, worth 10s., held of John Langton, service unknown.
Three messuages and a cottage, 140a. land, 12a. meadow, 20a. pasture, in Asseby Puerorum, Oxcombe and Somersby, whereof the land, &c. in Asseby Puerorum, worth 10s., are held of the warden of the college of Tateshall, service unknown, the tenements in Oxcombe, worth 6l., of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, of the manor of Gretham, service unknown, and the tenements in Somersby, worth 100s., held of the king, as of the said honor of Bolyngbroke, service unknown.
A messuage, 10a. land, 10a. meadow, and 10a. pasture, in Hoggesthorp and Slothby, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Berlynges, service unknown.
A messuage, two cottages, four tofts, nine bovates of land, 20a. meadow and 20a. pasture, in Ormesby by (juxta) Kettesby, worth 100s., held of the king, in socage, viz. a yearly rent of 16d. to sheriff’s aid.
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836. JOHN IRELOND, of Herteshorne.
Commission 8 July, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 8 November, 20 Henry VII.
John Irlond in the commission named was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to Richard Knyveton, esquire, John Ireton, Robert Bradshawe and William Villers, clerk, by the name of the manor of Hertyshorne and all his lands, &c. in the towns and parishes of Hertyshorne and Smythesby, for the performance of his will, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He declared his will as follows (in English):—I John Irland of Hartyshorne, 13 April, 1501; soul to God, body to be buried in parish church of St. Peter in Hertyshorne; best beast to said church ‘in the name of my principall’; priest to celebrate for seven years, ‘at the auter of our lady’ there; mansion place ‘with certeyn byldynges’ called the Overhall to wife Alice for life; all other lands and tenements in Hertyshorne and Smythesby to same Alice, for life; to bastard son, William, 40s. yearly, for life, by hands of wife, ‘so that he be of gode demeanour ayenst her,’ otherwise to forfeit the same; to bastard daughter, Joys, 40s. yearly for life, by hands of wife, with power of distraint in all his lands, if she die in their life time; to bastard son Thomas Irland, and his heirs, immediately after wife’s decease, ‘mese place’ ‘late purchessed in Hertyshorne,’ &c.; ‘if Richard, Marie or Isabell, or any that shall fortune to be myn heier,’ disturb wife’s possession, or his executors or feoffees, or if they have sold any of his inheritance in his life time, or bound themselves to execute such bargain after his decease, whereby the said lands may not descend as they ought, executors to have power to sell the same in fee simple to whom they please, and apply proceeds in meritorious deeds profitable for his soul, and Richard Knyveton, of Bradley, and his co-feoffees shall stand seised, &c. to use of purchasers. Robert Stokes and said wife Alice to be residuary legatees and executors, and Thomas Stokes supervisor; witnesses, the reverent father in God, Henry, prior of Repingdon, Sir John Kylburne, curate of Hartishorn, John Tuyne of same.
He died on the eve of the Holy Trinity, 18 Henry VII. Thomas Molett, or Molet, Margaret Seyes and Joan Seyes, are his cousins and heirs, viz. Thomas Molet son of Mary, daughter of John, father of William, his father, and Margaret and Joan daughters of Isabel, daughter of John, father of William his father; the said Thomas Molet is 61 years old, Margaret 54 and Joan 48. The said Alice, his wife, still survives.
DERBY. Two manors, or capital messuages, in Hertyshorne, one called ‘Overhall’ and the other ‘Netherhall,’ two messuages, 20a. land, 8a. pasture, 6a. meadow, in Hertishorne; whereof the manor, or capital messuage, called ‘Overhall,’ worth 6 marks, is held of William Abell, by knight-service; and the manor, or capital messuage, called ‘Netherhall,’ and the said land, &c. in Hertyshorne, worth 14 marks, are held of George, earl of Shrewsbury and the heirs of Theobald de Verdon, by knight-service; and the heirs aforesaid hold the said tenements further (ultra) of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster.
Two messuages, 50a. land, 6a. meadow, 10a. pasture, in Smythesby, worth 20s., held of Edmund Shepey, by fealty and 20s. rent yearly for all service.
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837. ELIZABETH BYCONYLL, widow.
Writ 5 July, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 26 January, 20 Henry VII.
John Biconyll, knight, late her husband, by charter indented gave the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Northperott, manor of Pepilpen and lands, &c. in Northperott and Pepilpen, to Giles Daubney and others, as in No. 834, together with William Seyntmaur, knight, and John Stone, and others since deceased, for the performance of his last will.
By his last will he directed that his said feoffees should permit the said Elizabeth to have the said manors, inter alia for life, while sole, with remainder to the said William Seyntmaur, knight, for life, with remainder to the said Giles, lord Daubney and Henry Daubney, his son and heir apparent, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to the said William Seyntmaur and the heirs male of his body begotten, with remainder in default to the said Giles, lord Daubney, and the heirs male of his body issuing, with remainder in default, as to the manor of Northperott, with the exception of certain lands and tenements therein lately purchased by him of one Richard Nele and William Asshe, to Thomas West, knight, lord la Warre and his heirs for ever, and as to the said excepted lands to the said William Seyntmaur and his heirs for ever, and as to the said manor of Pepilpen and lands there to the said William Seyntmaur and his heirs, to perform therefrom and from other lands and tenements assigned to the said William, his, the said John’s, last will.
Afterwards the said William Seyntmaur, knight, died without heir male of his body begotten; and afterwards the said William Hody by charter released all his estate in the premises, &c. as in No. 834.
John Fitz James, the elder, John Porter and John Fitz James, the younger, were seised of the other under-mentioned manors and lands in fee, and, being so seised, by charter demised them to John Seyntmaur, esquire, and to the said Elizabeth, then his wife, and the heirs of the body of the said John, with remainder to Thomas Seyntmaur, knight, and his heirs for ever; by virtue of which demise the said John and Elizabeth were seised thereof he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement, and they had issue between them William Seyntmaur, knight; and afterwards the said John died so seised and she survived and continued her possession, and was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship; and afterwards the said Thomas Seyntmaur, knight, died, after whose death the remainder thereof descended to the said William Seyntmaur, as his cousin and heir; and afterwards the said William Seyntmaur died, seised of the remainder aforesaid to wit 5 September, 19 Henry VII; after whose death the remainder aforesaid descended to Joan Seyntmaur, as his daughter and heir; and afterwards the said Elizabeth, seised as aforesaid of the premises, died so seised, whereupon the premises descended to the said Joan, as cousin and heir of the body of the said John Seyntmaur begotten, viz. daughter of the said William his son.
Death and heir, as in No. 834. Cf. Nos. 793, 841, 963.
SOMERSET. Manor and advowson of Northperott, with land there, worth 10l., held of the countess of Richmond, as of her manor of Corey Ryvell, by fealty and 2d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Pepilpen, with land there, worth 100s., held of Roger Newburgh, knight, as of his manor of Bradpole, by fealty, for all service.
Manors of Babcare, Pyrry and Bekyngton, 300a. land, 300a. pasture, 100a. wood and 40a. meadow, in Babcare, Pyrry and Bekyngton, whereof the manor of Babcare and the other premises in Babcare, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., are held of the abbot of Adylney, service unknown; the manor of Pyrry and other the premises in Pyrry, worth 40s., of the abbot of Mochylney, service unknown; and the manor of Bekyngton, and other the premises in Bekyngton, worth 6l., of the earl of Northumberland, service unknown.
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838. JOHN KYME.
Writ of Mandamus 6 May, inquisition the last day of June, 20 Henry VII.
Long before his decease one Leo Dymmok, William Cutlerd, Thomas Massyngberd, William Gybthorpp, John Tamworth, Hugh Massyngberd, Richard Reed, John Cutt and William Mell’, chaplain, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Waynflete, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented gave them to John Kyme, son of Thomas Kyme, and Edith his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies begotten, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Thomas Kyme, the father.
One John Pulvertoft, Walter Gunby, Thomas Godfrey and William Mell’, chaplain, were seised in fee of the under-mentioned capital messuage, &c. late Walter Baxter’s, land late John Magson’s, &c., and, being so seised, by charter indented gave them to Edith Kyme, wife of John Kyme of Fryskeney, Richard Beuchamp, lord Seintmond, knight, William Cutlerd, gentleman, John Tamworth, esquire, Leo Dymok, John Mychell, Thomas Hall, Nicholas Nynes and Richard Reed, to hold to them for the life of the said Edith Kyme, with remainder after her decease to the said John Kyme and the heirs of his body begotten. The said Edith is still living.
One William Cutlerd, serjeant at law, William Gybthorpp, John Sutton, Hugh Massyngberd, John Kyme, Richard Reed and William Melle, chaplain were seised in fee to the use of the said Edith, as appears by the last will of the same John Kyme late her husband, shown to the jurors, of the under-mentioned tenement late Walter Pierson’s, &c.
The said John Kyme was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned messuage, &c. in Skegnes and messuage, &c. in Trusthorpp.
He was solely seised in fee during espousals between him and the said Edith, his wife, of the under-mentioned messuage called ‘Helestall,’ &c. and thereof enfeoffed Leo Dymmok and others to the use of himself and his heirs.
He died 4 April, 19 Henry VII. Thomas Kyme, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
LINCOLN. Manor of Waynflete, formerly John Waynflete’s, with its appurtenance in Waynflete, Fryskeney and Wrangle, divers lands and tenements, meadows, leases and pastures in the towns and fields called ‘Haltoft,’ ‘Mylntoft,’ ‘Hytoft,’ ‘Halfyllyngor,’ ‘Guncroft,’ ‘Otwarlane,’ ‘Crakylhowse,’ ‘Toteshorn,’ ‘Margaret Godfrey land,’ ‘Lekland,’ ‘Margarett Mychyll landes,’ 3a. pasture in Newcroft, 7 1/2a. arable beside ‘Haltoft’ aforesaid, 3a. pasture beside the churchyard of the church of St. Mary the Virgin of Waynflete aforesaid, a piece of land (morsa) beside ‘Prestgate,’ a pasture in Fryskeney called ‘le Horspasture’ and the fishery in the sea and marsh of Fryskeney, with all their appurtenances; the said manor of Waynflete, with its appurtenances, is held of George Tayrbos (sic), service unknown, and is worth 10l.
A capital messuage in Waynflete, late Walter Baxter’s, with a pasture thereto belonging, with all other lands, meadows, pastures, tenements, with their appurtenances in Waynflete, late belonging to the said Walter Baxter; 3a. pasture called ‘Hernpasture’ in Waynflete aforesaid, late John Magson’s, late in the tenure of William Perch; 3a. pasture in the parish aforesaid, late in the tenure of John Hardy; 3a. pasture in the same parish, late in the tenure of William Barne; 2a. pasture in the same parish, late in the tenure of John Wylbos; and 3a. pasture late in the tenure of Simon Groce; all the said lands and tenements called ‘Walter Baxter landes’ in Waynflete aforesaid and ‘Magson landes’ in the same town, are held of the lord of Dalby, service unknown, and are worth 5l.
A tenement late Walter Pierson’s, called ‘le Toftys,’ in Fryskeney, between the common way on the north and upon the deep of the sea (super profundum maris) called ‘Normans Depe’ on the south; they are held of the lord de Wylloghby, service unknown, and are worth 5l.
A messuage and four score acres of land and pasture, in Skegnes, worth 10l., held of George Taylbos, knight, service unknown.
A messuage and 30a. land and pasture, in Trusthorpp, worth 40s., held of the lord de Willoghby, service unknown.
A capital messuage in Fryskeney, called ‘Helestall’; eight messuages with their tofts, 200a. land and pasture, and 13s. rent of assise; three quarters of salt yearly from a toft called ‘Havyn toft’; 15a. of mosses (mosarum) and ‘dales,’ in Brekyngdale; certain ‘moles’ and ‘dales’ called ‘Lentyn Dale,’ in Fryskeney; and 20a. land and pasture, in Waynflete, called ‘Redland’; worth 20l., held of the lord de Willoghby, service unknown.
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839. JOAN HASTYNGES, widow.
Writ wanting; inquisition 10 May, 20 Henry VII.
Long before her decease she was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by her charter, by the name of Joan Pygot, late the wife of Richard Pygot, late one of the king’s serjeants at law, and daughter and heir of William Romondbye, gave them to John le Scrop, knight, lord le Scrop of Bolton, Thomas le Scrop, knight, lord le Scrop, of Massham, Guy Fairfax, knight, John Catesby, knight, Randle (Ranulpho) Pygot, William Yngelby, Christopher Warde, knights, Thomas Mountford, Roger Aske, Edmund Maulyvere, esquires, George Strangways, Henry Strangways, George Wandesford, John Mountford, clerks, Roland Ludworth, Henry Radclyff, Lawrence Botteller and William Ward, chaplains, to the use of herself and her heirs and the performance of her last will.
By her last will she directed that the said manor and other the premises should be sold by her executors, and that provision and ordinance should be made by her executors with whatsoever sums of money should arise therefrom for six priests of good fame and honest condition to celebrate divine service for ever, as by her last will in writing more fully appears. By the same will she appointed William Atkynson, clerk, John Eccleston, clerk, and Gilbert Eccleston, her executors.
She died 20 March last before the taking of this inquisition without heir.
YORK. Manor of Romondbye with its appurtenances and all the lands, &c. which belonged to Richard Romondbye, grandfather of the said Joan, in the towns of Romondbye, Alverton and Northotrington, with the advowson of the chantry of St. Mary the Virgin in the church of Northalverton, worth 20l., held of the bishop of Durham by fealty and 13s. rent, as of his manor of Northalverton.
Eighty acres of land, 10a. meadow, called ‘Arlmons,’ 16a. land, 4a. meadow, called ‘Yarneacrez’ in Romondbye, worth 3l., held of the said bishop by fealty only, for all service.
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840. RALPH WOLSLEY, esquire.
Writ 16 November, inquisition 27 November, 20 Henry VII.
Ralph Wolseley late of Wolseley, esquire, died on the feast of the Annunciation of St. Mary last past, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee tail. John Wolseley, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
He had free warren and free fishery by the grant of Edward, late king of England, the king’s progenitor, by letters patent to his heirs and assigns, in and through the whole manor aforesaid.
STAFFORD. Manor of Wolseley with all its appurtenances, to wit inter alia with a court baron every three weeks within that manor yearly to be held. There are within the manor six fields of arable, the first called ‘le Bryhyles,’ the second ‘le Stokkyng,’ the third ‘le Brodfeld,’ the fourth ‘le Werefeld,’ the fifth ‘le Clerkescroftes’ and the sixth ‘le Bermondesley,’ as appears in divers evidences shown to the jurors. Also with a great pasture containing 1,500a. pasture and 500a. wood, called ‘Wolseley Wode,’ and free chace and pannage and agistment of pannage in the same pasture and wood both for his own and all alien pigs whatsoever, and also eyries of hawks (aucipitrum et nisorum) in the said wood, and a free fishery for himself and his only, throughout (existentem et decurrentem per) the whole water of Trent within the precinct of the manor aforesaid without the intrusion of any other to fish there, without his licence or the licence of other the lords of that manor for the time being, to the same manor belonging from time beyond memory; which pasture and wood called ‘Wolseley Wode’ are within the lordship of Wolseley aforesaid and are not within, but without, the limits and bounds of a certain great forest, or chace, thereto adjacent called ‘Cannok,’ but are separated therefrom by these metes and bounds, viz. beginning at Holbrokehede and so northwards mounting by the way called ‘Staffordewey’ to ‘Ayllesladeford’ to the brook called ‘Riebroke,’ thence descending the said brook to ‘Farnebrakefordes launde,’ and so by ‘le Merewey’ between ‘lez Langettes,’ parcel of ‘Wolseley Wode’ aforesaid, and ‘Eychilhill’ to ‘Borebyke Oke’ and to Staunlle called ‘Style’ by ‘Ruggeley Feld,’ and from thence further descending to the spring and small brook called ‘le Daywall’ and by ‘Daywell syche,’ so to the Trent. Similarly the said pasture and wood called ‘Wolseleywode’ are separated by metes and bounds from a place called ‘Heywode bayly,’ parcel of a wood of the bishop of Chester adjacent to the pasture and wood called ‘Wolseley’ as follows, viz. beginning from ‘Holbrokehede’ aforesaid and thence northwards descending by the brook called ‘Holbroke’ to the said water of Trent; of which pasture and wood called ‘Wolseley Wode’ the said Ralph and his ancestors, and all those whose estate he has therein, have been accustomed from time beyond memory to make their profit, viz. to enclose part thereof, to demise them for life or years, &c., and also to traverse by the highway which leads from Rugeley to Wolseley across the small brook called ‘Daywall Syche’ aforesaid, as others were wont to do. The manor aforesaid is held of William Gresley, knight, as of the manor of Morton, by 40s. rent payable at Easter and Michaelmas, for all service.
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841. ELIZABETH BYCONELL, widow.
Writ 18 August, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 27 November, 20 Henry VII.
John Fitz James, the elder, John Porter and John Fitz James, the younger, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, by charter indented demised it to John de Sancto Mauro, esquire, and the said Elizabeth, then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies issuing, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Thomas de Sancto Mauro, knight, for ever. The said John and Elizabeth were seised thereof accordingly in fee tail, and they had issue between them William de Sancto Mauro, knight; and afterwards John died so seised and Elizabeth continued her possession by survivorship and was seised of the said manor in fee tail; and afterwards the said Thomas de Sancto Mauro died; and afterwards the said William de Sancto Mauro had issue Joan and died, viz. 5 September, 19 Henry VII; and afterwards the said Elizabeth died so seised, viz. the last day of June last, whereupon the said manor descended to the said Joan, as daughter and heir of the bodies of the said John de Sancto Mauro and Elizabeth begotten, with remainder thereof expectant, by virtue of the gift aforesaid, to the same Joan, as cousin and heir of the said Thomas de Sancto Mauro, viz. daughter and heir of the said William, son and heir of the said John, his son and heir. Joan is aged 3 and more. Cf. Nos. 793, 834, 837.
WILTS. Manor of Westbury, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 a knight’s fee, for all service.
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842. JOHN CORKE.
Writ 8 August, inquisition 8 September, 20 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. and, being so seised, by charter, 25 October, 14 Henry VII, gave them to John Cork, clerk, Henry Trecarell, esquire, and John Merifeld, gentleman, by virtue of which feoffment they were, and still are, seised thereof in fee.
He died the last day of January last, and Thomas Cork was his son and heir, which Thomas similarly died 15 February last, and John Cork is his brother and heir, in the king’s ward, and is 10 years old and more. Cf. No. 869.
DEVON. A messuage, a cottage, 100a. land, in Nether Nytherton, or Netherton, worth 30s., held of Henry, prince of Wales, duke of Cornwall and earl of Chester and Flynt, as of his manor of Bradnynch, by knight-service.
Manor of Rocomb Hugh, worth 8l., held of the king, by reason of his duchy of York, as of his manor of Mershewod, by knight-service.
Sixteen messuages, 80a. land, 100a. meadow, 100a. wood, 100a. furze and heath and 6s. rent, in Roccomb Hugh, Middell Roccomb, Nether Rocomb, Rocomb Cadyho and Horyge, within the parish of Stokentynehed and Combeintyneed; the said lands in Rocomb Cadiho are held of the heirs of Robert Batyn, by knight-service, as of his manor of Maydecomb, and are worth yearly in all issues beyond outgoings 20s.
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843. WILLIAM LAMBART.
Writ 13 June, 19 Henry VII.; inquisition 5 November, 20 Henry VII.
The said William Lambard died 9 April, 19 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor &c. in fee. Thomas Lambard, aged 40 and more, is his brother and heir. Cf. No. 782.
WILTS. A certain manor at Maydenbradlegh, called ‘Lambardes maner,’ in Maydenbradlegh aforesaid, worth 12l., held of the prior of Maydenbradlegh, as of his manor of Maydenbradlegh, whereof the same prior is seised in fee in right of his house and priory of Maydenbradlegh, by 5s. rent yearly to the prior and his successors and suit of his court of his manor of Maydenbradlegh, for all service.
Six messuages, twelve virgates of land, 6a. meadow, 200a. pasture, in Porton, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his earldom of Herteforde, by service of 1/6 of a knight’s fee.
Six messuages and ten virgates of land, in Netherhaven, worth 8l., held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster, by service of one knight’s fee.
Three messuages and four virgates of land, in Little (Parva) Ambresbury, worth 70s., held of the king, as of his earldom of Salisbury, by service of 1/16 of a knight’s fee.
A messuage and a virgate of land, in Berford St. Martin, worth 13s. 4d., held of the prioress of Ambresbury aforesaid, as of her manor of Ambresbury, whereof the same prioress is seised in fee in right of her house and priory of Ambresbury aforesaid, by 1d. rent yearly to her and her successors there, for all service.
Two messuages and five virgates of land, in Dynton and Over Teffent, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the abbess of Shaftesbury, as of her manor of Dynton, whereof the same abbess is seised in fee in right of the house and church of Shaftesbury, by 11s. 4d. rent to her and her successors yearly, for all service.
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844. THOMAS PETYTT.
Writ 6 November, inquisition 16 November, 20 Henry VII.
He died the last day but one of August last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Henry Petit, aged 38 and more, is his brother and heir. Cf. No. 598.
SALOP. Manor of Baggesor and two messuages and two virgates of land in Becbury, worth 4l., held of the prior of Wenlok, by service and rent of 30s., for all service.
Two carucates, five virgates and a nook of land, and a water-mill, in Northclebery, worth 5 marks, held of Richard Heyde, gentleman, by service and rent of 23s. yearly, for all service.
Twelve virgates of land, 11a. meadow, 5a. pasture, in Acleton, worth 20s., held of George [lord] Burgaveny in fee farm, of his fee of Worfyld, by service and rent of 60s. yearly, for all service.
A messuage and a virgate of land, in Cold Wyston, worth 10s., held of the heirs of Richard Lodlowe, knight, by service and rent yearly of 3s., for all service.
Four and a half virgates of land, in Bardeley, worth 13s. 4d., held of the king in socage, by 5s. rent yearly, for all service.
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845. RICHARD TURGES.
Writ 1 July, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 23 September, 20 Henry VII.
He gave by charter the under-mentioned manor and advowson to Edmund Martyn, L.L.D., William Martyn, knight, by the name of William Martyn, esquire, both since deceased, and to John Horsey, Christopher Martyn, Roger Cheverell and Henry Martyn, esquires, and John Smyth, gentleman, who survive, to the intent that they should stand seised thereof to the use of Robert Turges, his firstborn and heir apparent, upon certain conditions in the said charter of feoffment specified.
He died 19 April last, seised of the other under-mentioned messuages, &c. in fee. Robert Turges, aged 34 and more at the time of the taking of this inquisition, is his next heir.
DORSET. A messuage and 40a. land, in Wymborne Monkton, worth 4 marks, held of Walter Fylloll, as of his manor of Wodlond, rents and services unknown.
A messuage and 100a. land, in Gyllyngham, called ‘Clyflowse,’ or ‘Clyfhows,’ worth 5 marks, held of James Frampton, esquire, as of his manor of Colstrete, rents and services unknown.
A messuage and 60a. land, in Estmapowder, worth 40s., held of the abbot of Glastonbury, as of his manor of Boklond in the said county of Dorset, rents and services unknown.
Manor of Turges Melcombe, with lands, &c., in the parish of Turges Melcombe, with the advowson of the church there, worth 40l., held of William Caraunt, esquire, as of his manor of Tomer, co. Somerset, rents and services unknown.
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846. THOMAS LATTON.
Writ to the barons of the exchequer, to forward the inquisition, specified, into the chancery, 3 December, 20 Henry VII; inquisition taken virtute officii, 18 November, 20 Henry VII.
He died 8 April, 18 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. John Latton, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
BERKS. Manor of Upton, worth 3l., held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Manor of Chilton, worth 8l., held of the king, as of the hundred of Compton, co. Berks, service unknown.
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847. ROGER WAKE, esquire.
Writ 14 May, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 16 November, 20 Henry VII.
George Catesby, esquire, John Catesby, esquire, William Wake the elder, esquire, Roger Wake the younger, gentleman, and John Fytz, were seised, the day he died, and long before in fee, to the use and intent of performing thereof the last will of the said Roger, of the under-mentioned manor of Blysworth, by vertue of a recovery thereof by him suffered to them, in Michaelmas term, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Middelton and Colyntre in fee, and, being so seised, by his deed, 10 March, 11 Henry VII, gave them to George Catesby, esquire, John Catysby, esquire, John Barnard, esquire, Roger Wake, the younger, and John Fitz, gentleman, to the use and intent of performing thereof his last will.
By his last will he directed that Elizabeth, his wife, should have the manor of Blysworth, for the term of her life, and her executors after her death for a year for the performance of her will.
Further he directed that his feoffees in the manors of Middelton and Colyntre should make a sufficient grant of a rent therefrom of 10l. yearly to William Wake, his brother, for life and to the executors of the said William for a year after his decease for the performance of his will and another sufficient grant of a rent of 5l. therefrom to the said William for life.
Further he directed that his feoffees and executors should found, with the king’s licence, a perpetual chantry of one perpetual chaplain to celebrate in the chapel of St. Mary, the Virgin, in the parish church of Blisworth for ever, for the souls of himself and his wife and his ancestors, and should cause all his lands and tenements in Crawley and Chycheley, co. Bedford (sic) to be legally amortized to the said chaplain and his successors, or if such lands &c. were by any suit recovered against the said feoffees, or chaplain, his feoffees and executors should, with the king’s licence, similarly cause lands to the clear value 12l. yearly in Middelton by Colyntre and in Colyntre to be amortized and given to the said chaplain for his exhibition.
Further he directed that his feoffees should permit his executors to take the issues and profits, not otherwise specified in his will, of his manors, &c. in co. Northampton, for the payment of his debts and the performance of his will.
He appointed the said Elizabeth, his wife, Thomas Parmenter, master of the hospital of St. John the Baptist of Northampton, John Barnerd, esquire and the said William Wake, his executors.
He died 16 March last. Thomas Wake, aged 25 and more, is his son and heir. The said Elizabeth has taken the issues and profits of the manors aforesaid from the time of his death up to the present for the execution of his said testament. See Nos. 848, 849, 851.
NORTHAMPTON. Manor of Blysworth, or Blisworth, and lands and tenements there, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty only, for all service.
Manors of Middelton, Midelton, or Middelton by Colyntre, and Colyntre, worth 10l., held of William Tanfeld, as of his manor of Gayton, service unknown.
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848. ROGER WAKE, esquire.
Writ 14 May, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 16 November, 20 Henry VII.
He suffered a recovery, Michaelmas Term, 17 Henry VII, of the under-mentioned manor, &c. to George Catesby, esquire, John Catesby, esquire, William Wake, the elder, esquire, Richard Wake, gentleman, and John Fitz, to the use of himself and his heirs and the performance of his last will.
By his last will he directed that Margaret Barnard, his daughter, should have the said manor, &c. for life, with remainder to Richard Barnard, son of John Barnard, esquire, and of the said Margaret, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
Death and heir as in No. 847. The said John Barnard and Margaret have taken the issues and profits of the said manor, &c. from the time of his death to the day of the taking of this inquisition.
KENT. Manor of Hogshawes, and lands and tenements called ‘Hoggeshawes’ in the parish of Milkested, and the advowson of the church there, worth 3l., tenure unknown.
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849. ROGER WAKE, esquire.
Writ 14 May, 19 Henry VII; inquisition 16 November, 20 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed Richard Emson, knight, George Catesby, esquire, John Catesby, esquire, John Bernard, esquire, and John Fitz thereof, to the use of himself and his heirs, and the performance of his last will.
By his last will he directed that his feoffees and executors should, with the king’s licence, found a chantry as in No. 847, and should cause the said lands to be amortized to the chaplain thereof. He made his wife and others executors as in No. 847.
Death and heir, as in No. 847. His said wife has taken the issues, &c. as in No. 847.
BUCKS. A messuage, 160a. land, 40a. meadow and 40a. pasture, called ‘Pateshulles’, in Crawley and Chicheley, or Checheley, worth 10 marks, held of Thomas, earl of Ormond, as of his manor of Newport Paynell, by 21d. rent yearly, for all service.
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850. MARGARET late the wife of JOHN GREY son and heir of JOHN GREY DE POWES, knight.
Writ 5 July,
assignment of dower 20 July, 19 Henry VII.
SALOP AND THE MARCH OF WALES. In the presence of Lewis ap David, David ap Reynold, John Edwardis and Lewis Taillour, next friends of Edward Grey, son and heir of the said John Grey, the son, the escheator assigned her, a third part of the town of Pole, with the toll there, and a third part of the commote of Keireigon, Megheyn ughcoit, Llanvyllyng, with the demesne land of Moghnaunt with Reworth and Garthg’, and the lower demesne land of the castle of Pole, in full of her dower of the lands, &c., which by the death of the said John, the father, and by reason of the minority of the said John, the son, came to the king’s hands. Cf. No. 745. See Nos. 903, 976.
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