Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 101-150

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Maskelyne, H. C. Maxwell Lyte. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 101-150". Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 2, Henry VII. (London, 1915), , British History Online. Web. 23 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol2/pp67-103.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 101-150

101. ANNE KNYVET, formerly the wife of JOHN CRESSENER, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 16 May, inquisition 20 May, 13 Henry VII.
She died 20 October last. John Cressener, aged 13 and more, is her son and heir.
SUFFOLK. She held no lands.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (105.)
102. JOHN CRESSENER.
Writ of Mandamus 21 May, inquisition 24 May, 13 Henry VII.
SUFFOLK. Findings as in No. 95.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (106.)
103. JOHN CRESSENER.
Writ of Mandamus 21 May, inquisition 29 May, 13 Henry VII.
HUNTINGDON. Findings as in No. 95.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (107.)
104. RALPH GREY.
Writ of Amotus 16 November, inquisition 25 November, 13 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 68.
HERTFORD. Manor of Jonnespelham, worth 60s., held of the bishop of London, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (108.)
105. JOHN DAWENEY.
Writ 24 November, inquisition 3 January, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised in his demesne as of fee tail, to him and the heirs male of his body issuing, the day he died, of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Snaith, &c. by the gift of one Master John de Newton, late parson of the church of Thychemarch, Nicholas Northfolk, of Naburn, William Rosselyn, of Cotenesse, Nicholas Rosselyn and John Dawney, to one Thomas Dawney, and Elizabeth, late his wife, and the heirs male of the said Thomas of the body of the said Elizabeth begotten, whose heir between them begotten the said John Dawney named in the writ was.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned manor, to the use of Agnes daughter and heir of John Bekkerd, the younger, of the body of the said John and of Agnes daughter of the said John Dawney begotten, by reason of a certain feoffment thereof by one John Bekkerd, grandfather of the said John Bekkerd, the younger, to him the said John Dawney and others made.
He died 16 November last. Guy Dawney is his son and heir, of full age at the time of his death, viz. 44 years and more.
YORK. Eight messuages, two tofts, five bovates of land, 30a. meadow, 300a. moor, in the towns and territories of Snaith, Cowyk and G[oldall], worth 6l., also 7l. 2s. 4d. rent of assise belonging to and issuing from certain messuages, tofts, woods, meadows and bovates of land in the towns of Snaith, Cowyk, Goldall, Hensall, Balnhek, Lytylhek, Whiteley, Berley and Burton by Burn, which divers free tenants held freely of him, the day he died, by fealty and service of paying the rent aforesaid yearly at the terms of St. Andrew, the Apostle, Palm Sunday, Midsummer and Michaelmas, and of a court to be held yearly at Snaith every three weeks of all his tenants in the said towns; all which messuages, &c. rents, services and court are held of the king in chief by knight-service, and are called a third part of the Soke of Snaith aforesaid.
Manor of Beylbye, worth 5 marks, held of John Grastok, knight, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (109.) E. Series II. File 216. (11.)
106. ELEANOR MORE, widow.
Writ 19 April, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 24 January, 13 Henry VII.
She died 18 April last, seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee. Joan Goulde, aged 39 and more, and Elizabeth Edwardes, aged 36 and more, are her daughters and heirs.
HANTS. A messuage, 40a. land, 6a. meadow, in Edmondstrap Benham, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s park of Fremantell in Kyngesclere, and by service of paying the king at his castle of Winchester 2d. at Michaelmas yearly for all service; the messuage is worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings, each of the said 40a. land is worth 2d. yearly, and each of the said 6a. meadow is worth 12d. yearly.
A messuage and a virgate of land in Kyngesclere, worth 2s., held of John Melton, knight, service unknown.
A toft and 40a. land in Clerewodcote and Redlond, held of John Hide, service unknown; the toft is worth 6d., and each of the said 40a. is worth 4d.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (110.)
107. THOMAS DARELL, ‘gentilman.’
Writ 1 June, inquisition 20 July, 13 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee, and being so seised, by charter dated at Dansey, 27 April, 6 Henry VII, by the name of Thomas son and heir of Thomas Darell, esquire, enfeoffed Thomas Grendyll and Richard Rede thereof, who being seised thereof accordingly in fee, by their charter, 28 April following, enfeoffed him and one Cristine his wife, Thomas, marquess of Dorset, Robert Browghton, Thomas Tyrell, Richard Fytzlowez and Ralph Shelton, knights, Philip Lowez and Thomas Tyrell, esquires, Thomas Benbury, John Yaxley and James Grene, thereof, to the use of him and his wife, and his heirs of her body begotten, with remainder in default to his heirs and assigns; they were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and being so seised, he died, and the said Cristine and the others survived and are still so seised in survivorship.
He died 1 June last. Beatrice Darell, aged 7, and Anastacia Darell, aged 2, are his daughters and heirs.
ESSEX. Manor called Bacons in Danesey and the advowson of the chapel or chantry in the church of Danesey, worth 20 marks, held of the prior of Takelech in right of his priory of Takelech in the said county, by fealty and 10 marks rent yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (111.)
108. EDWARD BABYNGTON.
Writ 3 July, inquisition 4 August, 13 Henry VII.
One Robert Harecourte and John Marmyn were seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised, gave them to one Ralph Willyamscote, esquire, to him and the heirs of his body issuing, who was seised thereof accordingly in fee tail and died so seised, whereupon they descended to one Elizabeth as his daughter and heir; she entered and was seised in fee tail by the form, &c. and being so seised took to husband one Robert Babyngton, esquire, whereby the same Robert and Elizabeth were seised thereof in fee tail, by the form, &c., in her right, and had issue between them one William Babyngton, and died so seised, whereupon the said manors, &c. descended to the same William as her son and heir; he entered and was seised in fee tail, &c. and had issue Richard, Edward and William, and died so seised.
Other findings as in No. 27.
OXFORD. Manor, or lordships, of Overkodyngton and Nederkodyngton, the advowson of the church of Nederkodyngton, and view of frankpledge, with its appurtenances, in the manors aforesaid; the manor of Williamscote; the manor, or lordship, of Noke; and ten messuages, twenty virgates of arable, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 30a. wood and 4l. rent, in Overkodyngton, Netherkodyngton, Williamscote and Noke.
The said manors, or lordships, of Overkodyngton and Nederkodyngton, with land, &c. there, and view of frankpledge, worth 6l. 6s. 8d., are held, the manor of Overkodyngton and land, &c. there, of the king, as of the lordship of the earldom of Warwick, by service of 5s. 9d. yearly; and the manor and advowson of Nederkodyngton, with view of frankpledge and land, &c. there, of the king in chief, by what service the jurors at present know not.
The said manor of Williamscote and land, &c. there, worth 20 marks, are held of the bishop of Lincoln, by what service the jurors at present know not.
The said manor, or lordship, of Noke, worth 40s., held of the abbot of Westminster, by what service the jurors at present know not.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (112.) E. Series II. File 780. (5.)
109. ROBERT WALSHE.
Writ 10 July, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November, 13 Henry VII.
By charter indented, 3 October, 10 Henry VII, he gave the under-mentioned manors of Felton, Lyllesdon and Wrantage, and land in Stowey to Thomas Walshe, his son, and Margaret wife of the said Thomas, and the heirs of Thomas, who were and are seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He died 10 April, 12 Henry VII, seised of the other under-mentioned manors in fee. Thomas Walshe, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. Manor, or lordship, of Catteanger, worth 20 marks, held of the abbot of Muchelney, by knight-service.
Manor, or lordship, of Stowey next Fyffehed, worth 10 marks, held of John Harwell, by knight-service, as of the manor of Bere.
Manor, or lordship, of Felton, worth 5 marks, held of Henry, duke of Bokyngham, service unknown.
Manors, or lordships, of Wrantage and Lyllesdon, worth 5 marks, held of Thomas, ‘Marqueys Dorset,’ in socage.
Forty acres land, 30a. pasture, 10a. meadow, in Stowey, worth 5 marks, held of John Harwell, by knight service.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (113.) E. Series II. File 895. (15.)
110. JOHN CLOPTON.
Writ wanting; inquisition 2 November, 13 Henry VII.
William Clopton, the elder, of Melford, esquire, father of the said John Clopton, named in the writ, Thomas Milde, John Denston and John Mannok, were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Kentwell in fee, and being so seised, gave it to the said John Clopton, named in the writ, John Paston, Edmund Paston, Reynold Rowse, Henry Sutell, William Pope, Ralph West, Henry Turnour, John Smyth, Roger Moriell, John Waren, William Colman, Robert Sparowe, Simon Gent and John Gent, to the use of the said John Clopton and his heirs, for the performance of his last will; by virtue whereof they were seised of the said manor in fee; and the said John had the king’s pardon of alienation by letters patent, 6 July, 24 Henry VI. And afterwards the said John Paston and the others died, and the said Henry Turnour and John Clopton survived them, and were seised of the said manor in fee, the day the said John Clopton died, to the said use. Which John Clopton declared his last will of the said manor inter alia as follows, to wit, that the said Henry Turnour should enfeoff William Clopton his son thereof in tail male, and that the said William and the heirs male of his body should give weekly 12d. to twelve poor persons for twenty years from the day of his death.
He was seised of the other under-mentioned manors, advowson, and tenements, in fee, and being so seised gave them to James Hobert, Thomas Breton, doctor of Theology, Richard Heigham, Robert Crane, Clement Heigham and William Rigton, chaplain, to the use of himself and his heirs, and they were and still are seised thereof accordingly.
Date of death not given. William Clopton, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Kentwell, worth 10l., held of the king in chief, as of the castle of Norwich, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Wodfowles, or Wodefowles, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of the king, as of the manor of Shymplyng, by fealty and 2s. rent, for all service.
Manor of Lwtonys, worth 10 marks, held of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, by service of fealty and 16d. yearly, for all service.
Manor and advowson of Halstede, worth 40 marks, held of the said abbot, by fealty and 40s. rent yearly to the shrine (feretrum) of St. Edmund for all service.
Divers other tenements, viz. Mannsers, Blakes and Wodehows, [in] Melford, Shymplyng, Alfeton, Hawstede, Stanstede and Cokfeld, whereof the said tenement of Mannsers is held of John Reynefford, knight, by service of fealty and 6s. rent yearly, for all service, and is worth 40s.; the said tenement of Blakes is held of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds by fealty, service and 6d. rent yearly, for all service, and is worth 20s.; and the tenement of Wodhowse is held of William Clopton by fealty only, and is worth 40s. yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (114.)
111. JOHN HUNTLE.
Com. to enquire concerning concealed lands in cos. Somerset and Devon, 28 June, 12 Henry VII; inquisition 10 January, 13 Henry VII.
He died 1 March, 11 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee. John Huntle is his son and heir, and is aged 17 and more. John Hemerford, esquire, has taken the issues and profits from the time of the death of the said John Huntle, the father, to the day of this inquisition.
SOMERSET. Two parts of the manor of Nethyratbar, worth 10l., held of the king by knight-service, as of the earldom of Salisbury.
Three messuages and a cottage with a certain close adjacent and 35a. arable, in Overatbarr, worth 20s., held of the king by knight-service, as of the earldom of Salisbury.
A messuage with a close adjacent and 20a. arable in Homere, worth 6s. 8d., held of the king, by knight-service, as of the said earldom of Salisbury.
C. Series II. Vol. 12. (115.)
112. JAMES BASKIRVILE, knight.
Writ 3 February, inquisition 28 April, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned castle and lordship, and being so seised, by a certain charter indented, together with his last will thereto annexed, sealed with his seal of arms, the date of which charter is at Erdisle, 16 January, 8 Henry VII., enfeoffed Edmund Audeley, bishop of Hereford, Thomas ap Morgan, knight, William Morgan, clerk, James Scudamor, Walter Vaughan, of Hergest, William Morgan and Thomas ap Gwillym, esquires, thereof with its appurtenances, English and Welsh, and of all other his land &c. within the March of Wales, and by the said charter declared that his will and intent upon the said feoffment was that the same feoffees should be seised thereof to his use for life, and after his decease, for the payment of his debts and legacies, and after their discharge, to the use of Walter Baskirvile, esquire, his elder son for his life only, and after his decease, to the use of James Baskirvile, elder son of the said Walter, in tail, with remainder in default to John Baskirvile, whole brother of the said James the son, in tail, with remainder in default to Philip Baskirvile and Thomas Baskirvile, third and fourth sons of the said Walter, successively in tail, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
Further, by his last will, to the said charter indented annexed and sealed together with the same charter, he willed that the said feoffees should pay yearly to each of his sons named in the same last will, 66s. 8d., viz., to John Baskirvile, Philip Baskirvile, Richard Baskirvile and Ralph Baskirvile, during their life, from the revenues and profits of the said castle and lordship and other the premises specified in the said charter.
He was seised to him and the heirs of his body and of one Sibilla, daughter of Walter Devereux, knight, late his wife, of the under-mentioned manors of Staundon and Letton, by the gift of Walter Devereux, knight, and John Assheby, clerk, as by their charter, 12 June, 33 Henry VI, appears.
He was seised the day he died of the under-mentioned manor of Orcop in fee.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Stretton, and being so seised enfeoffed Simon Milborne, esquire, and Simon Brugge, ‘gentilman,’ thereof, to the use of John Baskirvile, esquire, his brother, for the term of his own life, with remainder after his decease to the use of his heirs; they were seised thereof accordingly, and afterwards the said Simon Brugge died and the said Simon Milborne survived him, and is still seised thereof by survivorship.
He died 28 January last. Walter Baskirvile, esquire, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
MARCH OF WALES NEXT HEREFORD. Castle and lordship of Erdisley and Jerdisley, with their appurtenances English and Welsh, parcel thereof, called ‘Jerdisley le Walshery,’ worth 4l., held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, earl of Hereford, as of the honor of Huntyngton, services unknown; and the residue thereof, called ‘Erdisley le Englishrie,’ worth 20l., held of the heirs of William, formerly lord de Ferrariis, as of the honor of Webley, services unknown.
HEREFORD. Manor of Staundon, worth 10 marks, held of the heirs of the said William, lord de Ferrariis, as of the honor of Webley, services unknown.
Manor of Letton, worth 10 marks, held of the heirs of the same William, lord de Ferrariis, as of the honor of Webley, services unknown.
Manor of Orcop within the hundred of Wormelowe, worth 100s., held of George, earl of Shrewsbury, as of the lordship and hundred of Wormelowe, services unknown.
Manor of Stretton next Sugwas, worth 10 marks, held of the heirs of the said William, formerly lord de Ferrariis, as of the honor of Webley, services unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (1.) E. Series II. File 408. (1.)
113. JOHN CHEYNE, knight.
Writ 27 June, inquisition 28 July, 14 Henry VII.
One John Cheyne, the elder, knight, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons of Wodehay and Enburn in fee jointly with Eleanor his wife, daughter and heir of Robert Shotesbroke, knight, as in her right and of her inheritance, and the said John, the father, and Eleanor, being so seised conveyed them to him, by charter, by the name of John Cheyne, esquire, in tail, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the said John, the father, by virtue of which conveyance he was seised thereof in fee tail.
The said John Cheyne, the father, was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Compton in fee, and being so seised gave it by charter to him, by the name of John Cheyne, esquire in tail, with remainder in default to Roger Cheyne, since deceased, his brother, in tail, with remainder in default to the right heirs of John the father. The said Roger had issue John, who survives, and died; and afterwards the said John Cheyne, named in the writ, died seised of all the aforesaid manors and advowsons, as above, without heir of his body, whereupon the said manors and advowsons of Wodehey and Enburn reverted to Francis Cheyne as his cousin and heir, viz. son of William son and heir of the said John the father, by the form of the gift, and the said manor of Compton ought to remain by the form of the gift to the said John Cheyne, son and heir of the said Roger.
He died the last day but one of May last. The said Francis Cheyne is his cousin and next heir, viz. son of William his elder brother, and was of the age of 18 years beginning, on the feast of St. James the Apostle last past.
BERKS. Manor and advowson of Wodehay, or Wodehey, the manor worth 10l., and the advowson nothing, held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Enburne the manor worth 16l., and the advowson nothing, held of Elizabeth, queen of England, service unknown.
Manor of Compton, worth 16l., held of John Langford, knight, as of the manor of Bradfeld, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 13. (2.) E. Series II. File 780. (15.)
114. ANNE late the wife of JOHN SKROPE of Bolton, knight.
Writ 22 September, inquisition 1 November, 14 Henry VII.
A fine levied, 16 Edward IV, between Edward, bishop of Carlisle, William Bodley, clerk, John Wyngfeld, John Hevenyngham and Henry Grey, knights, John Catysbi, serjeant-at-law, Richard Fowler, Henry Costesey, John Aylward, Nicholas Hewys and William Feeld, clerks, Edmund Bokenham, esquire, Henry Spylman, William Bardewell, the younger, esquire, and Thomas Chamberleyn, esquire, querents, and Robert Wyngfeld, knight, Anne, named in the writ, his wife, daughter and heir of Robert Harlyng, knight, and John Cooke, clerk, deforciants, of the under-mentioned manors of Estharlyng, Faukeners, Quydenham, Longstratton, Snappehall, Sturmyns, Welams, Reysez, Bernhambrome, Bekerston and Stanford, 60a. pasture and 120a. wood in Long Stratton (Longastratton), Old (Veter’) Bokenham, also of the advowsons of the colleges of Rusheworth and Attylburgh, of the churches of Estharlyng, Quydenham, Bernhambrome, Bekerston and St. Mary in Long Stratton, of the chapels (sic) of St. Mary of Wakton, and of the chantries of the Holy Cross in the church of the church (sic) of Attylburgh and in the chapel of St. Mary in the church of Estharlyng called ‘Harlyngis Chauntri,’ whereby the said Robert, Anne, and John, acknowledged the said manors, &c. to be the right of the said Nicholas, as those which he, the said bishop, and the others, had by their gift, and they quit-claimed them, for themselves and the heirs of Anne, to the said bishop and the others, and the heirs of Nicholas; by virtue of which fine the said bishop and the others were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement, and the said Nicholas in fee; and being so seised, the said bishop and the others, by the same fine, gave the said manors, &c., to the said Robert and Anne for the term of their lives in survivorship, by virtue of which grant they were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement; and being so seised, the said Robert died, and the said Anne survived him and was seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship; and afterwards the said Nicholas Hews by his charter released to the said bishop and the others all his right therein, by virtue of which release the said bishop and the others were seised of the reversion thereof in fee, to the use of the said Anne and her heirs, and the performance of her last will.
The said Dame Anne, in her widowhood, bargained and sold to Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, for a certain sum of money paid to her by him in her lifetime, the reversion of the manors of Estharlyng, Hylharlyng and Faukeners, with all woods called ‘Harlyngwodys’ in ‘Old Bokenham,’ with a messuage and divers lands and tenements called ‘Hoggekyns’ and ‘Bawdewyns’ lying in Bryggeham or Brigeham, which the said Robert Wyngfeld, knight, lately bought, with all other lands, &c., together with the advowson of the church of Estharlyng aforesaid and of the chantry called ‘Harlyng Chauntaris’ in Estharlyng, to hold to him and his heirs after the end of one entire year after her decease, as in the indenture between them more fully appears.
The said Edmund Bedyngfeld afterwards sold to Thomas Lovell, knight, all his right in the said manors, woods, lands and the advowsons of the church and chantry of Estharlyng, to hold to the said Thomas Lovell, his heirs and assigns for ever.
The said Dame Anne, in her widowhood, granted to the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, the reversion, expectant upon her decease, of the manor and advowson of Quydenham, and of a dike (fosse) called ‘Hasyldyk’ and of all other lands and tenements lying in the towns of Quydenham aforesaid and Banham, and of the manors of Snapehalle and Sturmyns lying in Long Stratton and other towns adjacent, to hold to the said Edmund, his heirs and assigns, as in the indenture aforesaid more fully appears.
By virtue of which gift and grant the said Edward, bishop of Chichester late bishop of Carlisle, John Hevenyngham and Henry Grey, knights, John Aylward, clerk, Nicholas Hews, clerk, William Feeld, clerk, Henry Spylman, William Berdewell, esquire, and Thomas Chamberleyn, esquire, at the instance and special request of the said Dame Anne, gave and granted to the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, Ralph Shelton, knight, James Hubberd, attorney general of the king, Thomas Hevenyngham, esquire, William Grey, esquire, John Fyncham, the younger, and Simeon Baggecroft, gentlemen, their heirs and assigns, the reversion of the said manors together with the advowson aforesaid, to hold to them their heirs and assigns, after the decease of the said Dame Anne, to the use of the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, his heirs and assigns, and the performance of his last will. By virtue of which gift and grant the said Anne attorned and agreed to the said grant and gift by the payment of 1d. to the said Edmund. By virtue of which gift, grant and attornment the said Edmund and other his cofeoffees aforesaid were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
The said Dame Anne was seised of the manor of Strattonhall with the advowson of the church of St. Mary of Longstratton in fee, and died so seised, after whose death the said manor and advowson descended to Thomas Bedyngfeld, son and heir of Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, now deceased, as cousin and next heir of the said Anne.
The said Dame Anne by her last will gave and bequeathed the reversion of her manor of Stanford, after her decease, to her beloved and faithfull cousin Robert Wyngfeld, esquire, and godson (filiolo) of her dearly beloved husband Robert Wyngfeld, knight, to him his heirs and assigns.
The said Dame Anne by her last will for the good love, will and confidence which she had towards her cousin Elizabeth Chamberlayn late the wife of Robert Chamberleyn, knight, and towards Ralph son of the said Elizabeth, gave and bequeathed to the said Elizabeth and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten a moiety of the manor of Bernhambrome and a moiety of all the land, &c. in Bernhambrome and Bekerston, and other places within the hundred of Fouerhough, together with a moiety of the advowson of St. Mary of Bernhambrome aforesaid, and that her feoffees after one whole year ended and determined next following after her decease should make a sufficient estate in law to the said Elizabeth in tail thereof, upon condition that neither the said Elizabeth nor her heirs should disturb or hinder her executors, or, if they did, that then the said moiety with the other premises should be sold by her executors.
The said Dame Anne by her last will ordained and willed that the other moiety of the said manor of Bernhambrome and of lands, &c. within the said hundred, should be sold by her executors, and the moneys received therefrom distributed for her soul and the souls of her parents and ancestors to pious uses and in works of charity.
The said Dame Anne by her said last will ordained and willed that her manor and all lands and tenements called Welhams and all those lands and tenements called Resez and the aforesaid 60a. pasture called ‘Alsons Close’ lying in Longstratton aforesaid, should remain in the hands of her feoffees till her will touching the college of Russhworth was fully performed, and that her executors should take and receive the issues and profits of the said lands and tenements until her said will was performed, and that thereafter the said lands and tenements should be sold by her executors, and the moneys received therefrom distributed for her soul and the souls of her parents and ancestors at the discretion of her executors.
The said Dame Anne by her said last will ordained and willed that the aforesaid Robert Wyngfeld, esquire, her cousin should have the right of patronage and name of founder (jus patronagii et nomen fundatoris) of the college of Rushworth to him and his heirs for ever.
She died 18 Sept. last. Thomas Bedyngfeld, son and heir of the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight is her cousin and next heir, and is of the age of 18 years and more.
NORFOLK. Manor of Estharlyng and Hylharlyng, held of the lady Elizabeth, duchess of Norfolk, as the manor of Kenynghall, service unknown; it is worth beyond outgoings, 20l.
Manor of Faukeners, together with the advowson of the church of Est Harlyng, held of John, earl of Oxford, as of the honor of Wormegey, service unknown; it is worth 13l.
Manor of Quydenham, together with the advowson of the church of Quydenham, held of the said earl of Oxford, service unknown; it is worth 9l.
Manor of Long Stratton, with the advowson of the church aforesaid of Long Stratton, held of James, bishop of Norwich, service unknown; it is worth 10l.
Manor of Sturmyns in Stratton, worth 100s., held of the said bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Snapehall in Stratton, worth 4l., held of the said bishop, service unknown.
Manor (sic) of Welhams and Reysez, with the aforesaid 60a. pasture, called ‘Alsons Close,’ worth, the manor of Welhams, 3l., and the manor of Reyses, with the said 60a., 3l., held of the said bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Bernhambrome, worth 9l., held of the said earl of Oxford, as of the manor of Wetyng, service unknown.
Manor of Bekerston, worth 5l., held of the earl of Arundel, service unknown.
Manor of Stanford, worth 8l., held of the earl of Arundel, service unknown.
The said 120a. wood are parcel of the said manor of Estharlyng.
The said fossa, called ‘Hasyldyk’ and the said lands and tenements in the towns of Quydenham aforesaid and Banham, worth 20s., are held of the said manor of Quydenham, service unknown.
Messuages, lands and tenements, called ‘Hoggekyns’ and ‘Bawdwyns,’ worth 20s., are held of the bishop of Ely, service unknown.
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115. JOHN GODSTONE.
Writ 9 March, 13 Henry VII; inquisition the feast of St. Lucy, the Virgin, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Frankes alias Warlefrankes and Suthall and land, &c. in Raynham and Suthall in fee, and being so seised, by indenture, 21 July, 2 Richard III, between himself of the one part, and Thomas Ewlowe and Ranulph Byllyngton of the other, in consideration of a marriage between William Godstone his son and heir apparent and Anne sister of the said Thomas Ewlowe, covenanted before the feast of St. Bartholomew, the Apostle, then next, to make an estate of parcel of the land of the said manor of Frankes alias Warlefrankes in Great Warle, to the value of 10l. yearly, to the said William and Anne, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to the heirs of the body of Robert Godstone, his father, with remainder in default to his own right heirs; and to make an estate of the residue of the said manor, and of all other his manors, lands, &c., to William Calowe, serjeant at law, John Asshefeld, esquire, John Broun, Robert Plomer, the said Thomas Ewlowe, Richard Sutton, the said Ranulph Byllyngton and William Frithe, to them and their heirs, as then charged and not otherwise, to the use that they should stand seised and enfeoffed thereof during his life, to the use of himself and the heirs of his body issuing, with remainder in default to the use of the said William Godstone and the heirs of his body issuing with remainder in default to the heirs of the body of the said Robert Godstone, with remainder in default to his own right heirs.
And afterwards and before the said feast of St. Bartholomew the said William Godstone took the said Anne to wife, and afterwards and before the said feast the said John by charter gave them a close called ‘Northland,’ a close called ‘Northland croft,’ two closes called ‘Lachet’ and ‘Lachet,’ two closes called ‘le Feeld’ and ‘le Feld,’ a close called ‘Tarecroft,’ a close called ‘Smythefeld,’ a close called ‘Smythesmede’ and a close called ‘Coddeham,’ in Great Warle aforesaid, parcel of the said manor of Warleffranke, in full satisfaction of the said 10l., to hold to them and the heirs of their body, by virtue of which gift they were seised thereof in their demesne as of fee tail by the form of the gift, and had issue between them Joan, Elizabeth, Alice, Margaret and Milicent Godstone, who survive; and the said William died so seised, and the said Anne survived him and is still solely seised thereof in survivorship, and being so seised had pardon of alienation, &c. by letters patent, 8 February, 13 Henry VII.
And the said John Godstone, after the making of the said indenture and before the said feast of St. Bartholomew, by a certain other charter enfeoffed the said William Calowe, John Asshefeld, and the others, of the whole residue of the said manor of Warlefrankys, and of the said manor of Suthall, and of the said other lands and tenements, to the intent that should stand enfeoffed thereof during his life to his use and the use of the heirs of his body issuing and to the other uses abovesaid in the indenture aforesaid specified, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said William Calowe, John Broun and Thomas Ewlowe died, and the said John Asshefeld, Robert Plomer, Richard, Ranulph and William Frithe survived them and were solely seised thereof in fee by survivorship, and being so seised they had pardon of alienation, &c. by letters patent, 10 February, 13 Henry VII; and afterward the said John Godstone died, and they survived him, and were and still are seised thereof to the uses aforesaid.
The said John Godstone enfeoffed Richard Pasmer and others, of a certain field or close, called ‘Bromefeld,’ to the use of himself and the heirs of his body.
He died 25 February last past. The said Joan Godstone, Elizabeth Godstone, Alice Godstone, Margaret Godstone and Milicent Godstone are his cousins and heirs of his body begotten, viz. daughters of the said William Godstone his son, aged Joan 11 and more, Elizabeth 8 and more, Alice 5 and more, Margaret 3 and more, and Milicent 1 and more.
ESSEX. Manor of Frankes, otherwise called Warlefrankes, in Great Warle, whereof the parcels of the said William and Anne, given as aforesaid, are held of the heirs of the said John Godstone by knight-service, and are worth yearly, 10l.; and the said residue of the same manor is held of the king, by knight-service, and is worth 10 marks.
Manor of Suthall, worth 10l., held of the king in chief.
Six messuages, 300a. land, in Raynham and Suthall, worth 40s., held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown.
Field, or close, called ‘Bromefeld,’ worth 10s., held of the said prior, service unknown.
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116. RICHARD LUDDELOWE, knight.
Writ 14 January, inquisition 26 March, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the manors, or lordships, of Stokesay, Hodenet, Hayton, Halghton, Downton, Norton, Westbury, Witley, Welbach, Hill, Rowlton juxta Arkall, Bowlas, Espeley, Peplowe, Longford, Moston, Wetilton, Streford, Elwardyn, and Rowton, a mill and 270a. land in the town of Hodenet, and the other under-mentioned land and advowson, and being so seised, by his charter dated at Stokesay, 3 October, 9 Henry VII, enfeoffed Gilbert Talbot, William Stoner and Richard Dalabere, knights, John Hampden, of ‘la Hill,’ Thomas Inglefeld and William Barker thereof, to the use and intent following, viz. that he should have and take the issues and profits thereof for the term of his life, and that after his decease they should stand enfeoffed of the manors, lands and tenements of Peplo, Halton and Hill aforesaid, parcel of the manors, lands and tenements aforesaid, to the yearly value of 20l. and not above, for the space twenty years after his decease, for the payment of his debts and the performance of his last will, and after that term ended should stand enfeoffed of a moiety of the same lands and tenements to the use of Thomas Vernon, son of Henry Vernon, knight (militis), and of Anne, wife of the same Thomas Vernon, one of the cousins and heirs of the said Richard Ludlowe, and of the heirs of the bodies of the same Thomas and Anne, and of the other moiety thereof to the use of Humphrey Vernon, son of the said Henry Vernon, and of Alice, wife of the same Humphrey, the other of his cousins and heirs, and of the heirs of the bodies of the same Humphrey and Alice, and as to the residue of all the aforesaid manors, lands and tenements, should stand enfeoffed of one moiety to the use of the said Thomas and Anne and of the other to the use of the said Humphry and Alice, and the heirs of their bodies; and if it happened the said Anne to die without heir between her and the said Thomas begotten, and the said Alice to die without heir between her and the said Humphrey begotten, that then they should stand enfeoffed of all the manors, lands and tenements aforesaid to the use of the said Henry Vernon, knight, until he had received issues and profits therefrom to the sum of 500 marks, and thereafter to the use of the right heirs of the said Richard Ludlowe, knight; as by certain indentures between the said Henry Vernon, knight, and Richard Ludlowe, knight, dated 26 September, 9 Henry VII, touching the marriages of the said Anne and Alice, it is inter alia more fully contained. By virtue of which feoffment the said Gilbert and the others were seised thereof in fee to the same use; and by letters patent, 20 February, 14 Henry VII, the said Gilbert, Thomas Englefeld, and the others, had the king’s pardon of alienation, &c.
He died 23 December last. The said Anne wife of the said Thomas Vernon, and the said Alice wife of the said Humphrey, are his cousins and heirs, viz. daughters and heirs of John Ludlowe, esquire, his son and heir; the said Anne is aged 16 and more, and the said Alice 15 and more.
SALOP. Manor of Hodenet, a mill and 270a. in the town of Hodenet, worth 8l., held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Montegomore, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Stoke, or Stokesay, worth 100s., held of Elizabeth Grey, widow, late the wife of John Grey de Wilton, knight, as of the lordship, or castle, of Wilton, by fealty and 8d. rent yearly, for all service.
Manor of Heyton, or Hayton, worth 53s. 4d., held of the king, as of the earldom of March, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Halton, or Halghton, worth 10 marks, held of the king, as of the honor Wygmore, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Dounton, or Downton, and Pademore, worth 6l., held of the king, as of the earldom of March, by service of 1/12 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Norton and Bache, worth 7l., held of George, earl of Shrewsbury, by fealty and 2s. rent yearly.
Manor of Hill, worth 40s., held of the heirs of Robert Stovyle, service unknown.
Manor of Rowton, worth 20s., held of Thomas, earl of Arnedell, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Espeley and Bowlas, worth 8l. 10s., held of the said earl of Arnedell, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manors of Roulton, or Rowlton juxta Arkall, and Elwardyn, worth 12l., held of the heirs of Thomas Erdyngton, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Moston, worth 4l. 14s. 8d., held of the heirs of John Mermyon, knight, by service of 1/12 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Streford, or Streyford, worth 66s. 8d., held of the said earl of Arnedell, by service of 1/6 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Peplowe, worth 10l., held of the said heirs of Thomas Erdington, knight, service unknown.
An acre of land in Wistanstowe, with the advowson of the church of Wistanstowe, held of the abbot of Lylsille, by service of a red rose at Midsummer, if sought; the said acre is worth 4d.
A messuage, a carucate of land, 8a. meadow, in Ferne, or Farne, Nasse, Cipton, Bache and Teron, worth 22s., held of the earl of Shrewsbury, service unknown.
A messuage, and a virgate of land, in Trofton (sic), Duddelbury and Sparcheford, worth 4s. held of the heirs of Hugh Burnell, knight, by service of 1/30 of a knight’s fee.
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117. ROBERT DYNNE.
Writ of Amotus 28 November, inquisition 22 April, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Pynkeney Hall, Begvyles and Lucyes, and 18a. in Tatersette, and being so seised, by charter gave the same to James Wyllyams, clerk, and his heirs; by virtue of which gift all the tenants of the said manors attorned to the said William, except Gregory Bekham, who held 2a. of the said manor of Pynkeney Hall by fealty and 2d. rent yearly; by pretext of which gift the said William was seised thereof in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave the same to the said Robert Dynne, Henry Heydon, knight, John Heydon, son of the said Henry, esquire, William Boleyn, John Paston, John Wymundham, knights, James Hobert, the king’s attorney, John Fyncham, John Busshopp, William Deen, Andrew Pewe, John Barker, William Grey, John Glaveyn, Clement Wullesby, Thomas Langdon, Thomas Bechecroft, and William Camund, to them and their heirs to the use of the said Robert and his heirs and the performance of his last will; by virtue of which gift the said Robert and his co-feoffees were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert, John Fyncham, John Busshopp, John Barker, William Grey and Clement Wullesby, died, and the others survived and were and still are seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid; and the said Robert died seised of the said rent of 2d. which after his death descended to one John Dynne as his son and heir.
Long before the day of this inquisition, one William Jekkys, chaplain, was seised of the under-mentioned messuages and land in Heydon, in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed John Dynne, Robert Dynne, named in the writ, John Smyth, clerk, John Busshopp, John Barker, Thomas Bachcroft, John Cosyn, chaplain, John Glaveyn and Geoffrey Cady, thereof, to the use of the said Robert and his heirs; by pretext of which feoffment the said John and the other his co-feoffees were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said John and Robert Dynne, John Smyth, John Busshopp, John Barker, and John Cosyn died, and the said Thomas Bachcroft, John Glaveyn and Geoffrey Cady, survived them, and were and still are seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
Long before the day of this inquisition one Henry Goodman, Richard Broun, Robert Thorp and William Stewe, of Causton, were seised of the under-mentioned land in Brandeston in fee, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed the said Robert Dynne and William Denne thereof, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Robert and his heirs, by virtue of which feoffment the said Robert and William were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert died, and the said William survived him, and was and still is seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
One John Haddon, Henry Banburgh, Thomas Bardrour and Henry Goodman were seised of 38a. land in Causton in fee, and, being so seised, enfeoffed the said Robert Dynne, John Barker and William Denne, thereof, to them and their heirs, by pretext of which feoffment the said John, Robert and William were seised thereof in fee to the use of the said Robert and his heirs, and the performance of his last will; and afterwards the said Robert and John died, and the said William survived them, and was and still is seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
Long before that inquisition one John Crome, mercer, John Crome, clerk, Robert Crome, the younger, and William Funteyn, were seised of the under-mentioned pieces of arable in Salle in fee, and, being so seised, gave them by charter to the said Robert Dynne, John Barker and William Denne, to the use of the said Robert, his heirs and assigns, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert and John died, and William survived them, and was and still is seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
Long before the day of this inquisition one Thomas Bulwer was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Thyrnyng, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed the said Robert, named in the writ, John Dynne, John Barker, and William Denne, thereof, to the use of the said Robert and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, by virtue of which feoffment the said Robert and the other his co-feoffees were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert and John Barker died, and the said John Dynne and William Denne survived them, and were and still are seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
Long before that inquisition one Robert Chyld and Thomas [Woo]de, clerks, were seised of the under-mentioned land in Wychyngham in fee, and being so seised by charter demised and granted the same to the said Robert Dynne and William Denne, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Robert and his assigns, by pretext whereof the said Robert and William were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert died, and the said William survived him, and was and still is seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
Long before the day of this inquisition one Robert Hendry and John Dynne were seised of the under-mentioned messuage and land in Heydon, and, being so seised, by charter enfeoffed the said Robert, named in the writ, John Barker, John Marchaunt and William Denne, thereof, to them and their heirs, to the use of the said Robert and his heirs, and the performance of his last will, by virtue of which feoffment the said Robert, John, John and William were seised thereof in fee; and afterwards the said Robert and John Barker died, and the said John Marchaunt and William survived them, and were and still are seised thereof by survivorship to the use aforesaid.
And afterwards the said Robert, by his last will, willed that Henry, his son, should have, to him and his heirs, at 21, all his land, &c. in Heydon, Salle, Causton, Branston, Wychyngham and Thyrnyng, with remainder, if Henry died under age without issue, to John, his son, at 21, and his heirs, with remainder, if John died under age without issue, for sale by his executors, the money therefrom to be disposed by the same executors as in the said will more fully appears.
Further he willed that John, his son, should have, to him and his heirs, at 21, his manors called Pynkneys, Begvyles and Lucyes, and other his land, &c., which were of the late John Dynne his father, and which the said Robert lately purchased in Tatersett, Taterford and Brounstrop and other the towns aforesaid adjacent, with remainder, if John died under age without issue, to Henry, his son, and his heirs, with remainder for sale as above.
Further he willed that all his feoffees in the said manors and lands should stand and be enfeoffed thereof to the use and performance of his said will until the said John and Henry his sons came to the age of 21, as above said, and that meanwhile his said executors should have and receive to them and their assigns the issues and profits thereof to the following uses, viz. that they should pay, or cause to be paid, to Margaret his wife 40l., to the repair of the bell-tower (campanil’) of Heydon church, 40l., to Margaret his daughter, at 14, 40l.,; and further he willed that the said John and Henry, his sons, should have their keep (exhibiciones suas) from the residue of the issues and profits of the said manors, &c., till 21, as more fully specified in the said will.
He died 14 May last; the said John Dynne aged sixteen, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. Manors called ‘Pynkney Halle,’ ‘Begvylys,’ and ‘Lucyes,’ in Tatersette, Taterford, Brounstrop and other [towns] adjacent, worth 20 marks, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, in co. Norfolk, by knight-service, and suit of the court of Walbroke in the city of London yearly on the feast of St. Martin in winter.
Eighteen acres of land in Tatersette, worth 10s., held of the prior of Castleacre, as of his manor of Wyken, service unknown.
Two messuages, 100a. land, in Heydon, worth 4l., held of Henry Heydon, knight, by fealty, but by what other services they know not.
Twenty-six and a half acres arable in the field of Brandeston, worth 16s., held of Edmund, earl of Suffolk, service unknown.
Thirty-eight acres land in Causton.
Seven pieces of arable in Salle, worth 5s., held of Elizabeth Brews, as of her manor of Stynton, by fealty and 2s. rent.
A tenement in Thyrnyng, called ‘Bowles,’ with a piece of land called ‘Setybushlond,’ and a close called ‘Poterellys Medow,’ in Thyrnyng, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said Henry Heydon, by fealty, and 13 1/2d. rent yearly.
Fifteen acres of arable and pasture in Wychyngham St. Mary (beate Marie) in a street called ‘Foxforth,’ worth 10s., held of [New College], Oxford, by fealty and 20d. rent yearly.
A messuage in Heydon, formerly of Robert Margetryes, or a messuage called ‘Margetryes,’ with half an acre of land before the west gate of the same messuage, worth 20s., held of the said Henry Heydon [by fealty], other services unknown.
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118. RICHARD CHICHESTER.
Writ 30 December, inquisition 10 July, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Alryngton, Rokysford, Ralegh and Sutton Sachefild, of a moiety of the manor of Aveton Giffard, with the advowsons of the churches and chantries of Alrynton, Ralegh, Aveton Giffard and Lokkyshore, and of ten messuages, 200a. land, 40a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 10a. wood, 100a. furze and heath, in Barnstaple, Shirwill, Pylton, Lokkyshore, Kyntysbury, Bishops Tawton and Stodbury, in fee, and being so seised, by a writing shown to the jurors, gave the said manors, advowsons and lands to one John Sapcote, knight, Robert Cary, John Specote and Fulk Predeaux, esquires, Nicholas Cokworthy, Lewis Pollard and John Peard, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee, and being so seised, by their writing indented demised the said manors of Alryngton and Rokysford, with the advowson of the church of Alryngton, to the said Richard Chechestre and Elizabeth, his wife, and his heirs and assigns; by virtue of which feoffment the said Richard and Elizabeth were seised thereof, to wit the said Richard in fee, and being so seised the said Richard died and the said Elizabeth survived him and continued her possession by survivorship, by virtue whereof she was and still is solely seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement.
Further, the said feoffees by their writing indented demised the said moiety of the manor of Aveton Gyffard to Hugh Chechestre and Elizabeth his wife, to them and the heirs of the body of the said Hugh, by virtue of which gift the said Elizabeth and Hugh were and still are seised thereof, to wit Hugh in fee tail and Elizabeth in her demesne as of free tenement.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Wideworthy, and being so seised by charter gave the said manor to one Nicholas Chechestre and Cristine, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, by virtue of which gift the said Nicholas and Cristine were seised thereof in fee tail, and being so seised the said Nicholas died and she survived him, and continued her possession by survivorship, and was, and still is, solely seised thereof in fee tail.
He died 25 December last, seised of the under-mentioned moieties of the manors of Hemiok, Great and Little Maneton and Houndetorr, and of ten messuages, 200a. land, 40a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 10a. wood, 100a. furze and heath in Northcote, Colston, Honywill, Romysham, Peterysbradeford, Lytelmosett, Saterlegh and Pyrkesworthy, and of the under-mentioned knights’ fees in Trynshoo, &c. in fee. John Chychestre, aged 24 and more, is his next heir, viz. son of Nicholas Chychestre his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor and advowson of Alryngton, worth 10l., held of John Awdeley, as of the manor of Stawey, co. Somerset, by fealty only for all service.
Manor of Rokysford, worth 5 marks, held of the prince, as of the honor of Bradenyche, by knight service.
Manor of Ralegh, with the chantry to the same manor belonging, worth 10 marks, held of the lady Margaret, countess of Rochemond and Derby, as of the castle and honor of Barnstaple by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and adowson of Wydeworthy, or Wideworthy, worth 20 marks, held of the said lady Margaret, countess of Rochemond and Derby, as of the castle and honor of Toryton, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Sutton Sachefild, or Sachefeld, worth 40s., held of William Courtenaye, knight, as of his fee of Cadelegh, by fealty only for all service.
Moiety of the manor of Aveton Giffard, with the advowsons of the church and chantry to the same manor belonging, worth 100s., held of Edward, earl of Devon, as of the honor of Plympton, by knight-service.
Moiety of the manor of Hemiok, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
Moiety of the manor of Great Maneton (Maneton Magna), worth 4l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
Moiety of the manor of Little Maneton (Maneton Parva), worth 3s. 10d., held of Humphrey Monke, esquire, as of the manor of Russheford, by 6d. rent, for all service.
Moiety of the manor of Houndetorr, or Hondetorre, worth 6 marks, held of John Kyrkeham, esquire, by fealty only, for all service.
Messuages, land and tenements in Northcote, Colston and Kyntysbury, worth 40s., held of the said countess of Rochmond and Derby, by fealty only.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Honywill worth 5s., held of William Hyngeslegh and John Garlond, as of their manor of Whitefild, by fealty and 4s. rent, for all service.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Barnstaple (Barnstapolia) worth 3s. 4d., held of the said Margaret, countess of Rochemond and Derby, by fealty only for all service, in free burgage.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Pilton or Pylton, worth 15s., held of the prior of Pilton, service unknown.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Shirwill and Lokkyshore, with the advowson of the church of the same manor of Lokkyshore, worth 10s., held of Hugh Beamount, esquire, service unknown.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Romysham and Bishops Tawton (Tawton Episcopi), worth 20s., held of Richard, bishop of Exeter, in free burgage, as of his borough of Bishops Newport (Newport Episcopi), by fealty and 4s. 6d. rent yearly for all service.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Peterysbradeford and Litelmosett, worth 20s., held of Peter Jestelyn, by fealty only, for all service.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Saterlegh, worth 2s., held of John Maior, by fealty only.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Prikesworthy, or Pyrkesworthy, worth 5s., held of the said John Maior, service unknown.
Messuages, lands and tenements in Stodbury, or Stodebury, worth 10 marks, held of Adrian Fortescu, in right of Anne, his wife, as of the manor of Bykeforthwallys, service unknown.
A knight’s fee in Tryntyshoo, or Trynshoo, and Sevynaysshe, of no yearly value, held of the said lady Margaret, countess of Rochemond and Derby, by knight-service, as of the honor of Barnstaple.
Two parts of a knight’s fee in Northcote and Cammyscote, of no yearly value, held of the said countess, by knight-service, as of the honor of Barnstaple aforesaid.
The fourth part of a knight’s fee in Northcote and Colston, the third part of a knight’s fee in Walworthy and the third part of a knight’s fee in Bridewike, or Brydewyke, and Yerd, of no yearly value, held of the said countess by knight-service, as of the honor of Barnstaple aforesaid.
The sixth part of a knight’s fee in Radeworthy, or Raddeworthy, of no value, held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight-service.
Half a knight’s fee in Comb Davy, of no yearly value, held of the said countess, by service of half a knight’s fee, as of the honor and castle of Toryton.
Moiety of a knight’s fee in Choldecomb, of no yearly value, held of the said countess, as of the castle of Barnstaple.
A knight’s fee in Rowburgh, of no yearly value, held of the heirs of Christopher Flemmyng, knight.
The fourth part of a knight’s fee in Wheston and Down, of no yearly value, held of the said countess, service unknown.
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119. RICHARD TAVERNER, of Sele.
Writ 21 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 4 October, 14 Henry VII, before William Chynals, escheator.
He and one Joan his wife were seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in Russheford and Morton Hampsted, and of a messuage in Chaggeford, in fee, in her right, and being so seised they had issue between them John Taverner now living, and afterwards she died and he survived her and continued his possession and was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement as tenant by the curtesy.
He suffered a recovery of twelve burgages, 220a. land, 3a. wood, under the king’s writ close in the nature of a writ of assise of novel disseisin, according to the custom of the manor of Southtauton to John Denys, of Orlegh, John Benett and John Smyth, whereby they entered and were thereof seised in fee by virtue of the recovery aforesaid; and further they were seised of a messuage and 50a. land in Inwardelegh, called ‘le Mede,’ also of a messuage and 1/2a. land thereto belonging in Chaggeford, in fee; and being so seised, by their charter indented, dated at Southtauton, 4 November, 4 Henry VII, demised to the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, and Alice then his wife, all the premises so recovered, except all land, &c. in Estcolebeare and Colebeare More, containing 100a., within the manor of Southtauton, and except similarly all the messsuages, land, &c. in Chaggeford and Inwardelegh aforesaid, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to Richard Taverner, their son, in tail, with remainder to Joan, sister of the said Richard, the son, in tail, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Richard Taverner, the father; and, further, by the same charter demised to the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, all the residue of the said land, &c., excepted as above, to wit in Estcolebeare, and Colebeare More, Chaggeford and Inwardelegh, for the term of his life, with remainder to the said Richard, his son, now living, in tail, with remainder to Joan, his sister, now living, in tail, with remainder to the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, and his heirs for ever; whereby the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, and Alice, were seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, died so seised, and she survived him, and was solely seised of the premises, with the above exceptions, in her demesne as of free tenement; and the said Richard Taverner, the son, after the death of the said Richard Taverner, of Sele, entered into the residue of the said premises, and was seised thereof in fee tail, by virtue of his remainder aforesaid.
Richard Taverner, of Sele, died on the feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross last. The said John Taverner is his son and next heir, aged 58 and more. The said John Taverner is, and from the time of his birth was, an ideot and natural fool. Cf. No. 739.
DEVON. A messuage, 100a. land, 8a. meadow, 12a. furze and heath, in Russheford, worth 3l. 10s. 4d., held of Humphrey Monke, esquire, by fealty and 22s. rent, for all service.
Sixty acres land in Morton Hampsted, whereof 30a., worth 18s., are held of William Courtenay, knight, by fealty and 7s. 6d. rent, for all service; and 30a. the residue, worth 24s. 6d., are held of William Stapylhill, by fealty, for all service.
A messuage in Chaggeford, worth 9s. 6d., held of John Copleston, by fealty and 6d. rent yearly.
Twelve burgages in Southtauton, worth 40s. held of the king, as of the manor of Southtauton, in free burgage, and by suit of court and 6d. rent for each burgage, for all service.
One hundred acres of land, called ‘Colebeare’ and ‘Colebeare More,’ and 60a. land, and 3a. meadow, called ‘Indycote,’ parcel of the residue of the premises, worth 40s., held of John Wyke and John Molens, feoffees of John Trenchard, by fealty and 3s. 4d. rent, for all service.
Sixty acres of land, the residue, in Southtauton, worth 40s., held of John Wadham, knight, by fealty, and 7s. 6d. rent.
A messuage and 1/2a. land belonging to it, in Chaggeford, worth 5s., held of John Copleston, by fealty and 1 1/2d. rent for all service.
A messuage and 50a. land, in Inwardelegh, called, ‘le Mede,’ worth 8s., held of Thomas Hacche, esquire, by fealty, and a rent of 4s. and a pair of white gloves, for all service.
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120. THOMAS FERRERS, knight.
Writ 24 August, inquisition 12 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 22 August last, seised of the under-mentioned castle and manors in fee tail, and of the under-mentioned rent, and messuages in Sticheale, in fee. John Ferrers, knight, aged 24 and more, is his cousin and next heir, viz. son of John Ferrers, knight, his son.
WARWICK. Castle of Tameworth and the court of Stipurshill, with warren there, as parcels of the said castle, a meadow called ‘Castelmedowe,’ a water-mill under the castle; also the manors of Lee and Stretforde next Tameworth; also a moiety of the manor of Hardeburgh Magna, with the advowson of the church of the same, held of the king in chief by knight-service; the site of the castle is worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings; the pleas and perquisites of the court aforesaid with the warren are worth nothing yearly, because they are not held yearly; the meadow called ‘Castelmedowe’ is worth 13s. 4d. yearly; the water-mill is worth 60s. yearly; and there is there the rent of the free tenants and cottagers yearly, 13s. 4d.; the said manors of Lee and Stretforde are worth 60s. yearly; and the moiety of the manor of Hardeburgh is worth 46s. 8d.
Forty shillings rent in Merston and Lee next Kynnysbure, payable quarterly; of whom held they know not.
Ten messuages in Sticheale next Coventre, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Chester, by 2d. rent yearly.
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121. JOHN COLE.
Writ 24 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 8 October, 14 Henry VI.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, 9 April, 13 Henry VII, by his charter indented, without the king’s licence, gave all the messuages, land, &c., there, together with the reversion of the same, which William Cole, Joan Narrak, late the wife of John Jaket, Richard Hele and Thomas Cocke then severally held for the term of their lives, to one John Reynell, clerk, and William Wylsford, esquire, their heirs and assigns, to hold inter alia to use of himself, and Joan his wife, for the term of their lives, and the performance of his last will, which will more fully appears in a certain charter indented, under his seal, to the said charter indented and will similarly annexed; the said William Cole, and the others, severally attorned to the said Reynell and Wylsford, whereby the said John and William were seised thereof, as of fee and right as in reversion aforesaid, and still are so seised; and afterwards they had the king’s letters patent of pardon of alienation, dated, Westminster, 21 June, 13 Henry VII, as touching the land, &c. in Hyll and Exmouth, held in chief, acquired by them from John Cole of Hyll; and afterwards, 28 July, 13 Henry VII, by charter, the same John Reynell released to the said William Wilsford, his heirs and assigns, all his right in the premises.
He died 22 May last. Thomas Cole, aged 25 and more, is his son and next heir.
DEVON. Fourteen messuages, 30a. land, 2a. meadow in Hill, or Hyll and Exmouth, worth 7 marks, held of the king, to find every second year a bailiff to serve the king in the office of bailiff of the hundred of Est Budlegh, co. Devon.
A messuage, 16a. land, in Brodeham, worth 8s., held of John, prior of St. Nicholas, Exeter, by fealty, 12d. rent, and suit of his court of Brodeham twice a year, for all service.
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122. PETER SCARDEVYLE.
Writ 12 October, inquisition 3 November, 14 Henry VII.
William Scardevile, his father, was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and being so seised, with the king’s licence touching a toft and 20a. in Bradbrigge, &c., by charter, enfeoffed John Palmez, who survives, and othes, since deceased, thereof, to the use of the said Peter in tail, with remainder in default to the use of the right heirs of Juliana Scardevile and their heirs, by virtue of which the same John Palmez was, and still is, and the whole day of the death of the said Peter was, seised thereof, to be use abovesaid.
He died 3 September, 14 Henry VII. William Scardevile, aged 25 and more, is his son and heir.
SUSSEX. A toft and 20a. land in Bradbrigge, Westasshlyng and Estasshlyng, worth 16s., held of the king in socage by service of a white capon to be paid the king when he rides through the said land, for all service.
Six messuages, a water-mill, 200a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. meadow, 40a. wood, 20a. heath and 20a. marsh, in Bradbrigge, Westasshlyng and Estasshlyng aforesaid, worth 40s., held of Ann (sic), duchess of Norfolk, service unknown.
Eight acres land in Westfysshbourn, worth 5s., held of Ann, duchess of Norfolk, service unknown.
Thirty acres land in Westden, worth 13s. 4d., held of the dean and chapter of the cathedral church of the Holy Trinity of Chichester.
A messuage and 60a. land in Estlavant, or Estlavent, worth 13s. 4d., held of John Fuyst, service unknown.
Five shillings rent in the city of Chichester.
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123. RALPH ILLYNGWORTH.
Writ 28 August, inquisition 18 October, 14 Henry VII.
The said Ralph Illyngworth, esquire, suffered a recovery, Michaelmas Term, 19 Edward IV, to William Chauntre, dean of the church of Newark, Leicester, William Catesby, the younger, William Motton, William Assheby, Everard Feldynge, John Denton, Richard Harpur, Thomas Kebeell, Thomas Coton, William Wye and John Cheke, of inter alia the under-mentioned manor of Boney, by virtue of which recovery they were seised thereof in fee to the following use and intent, viz. as to the capital messuage of the said manor, nine messuages, sixteen virgates of land in Boney, parcel of the said manor, to the use of Richard Illyngworth, son of the said Ralph, and of Elizabeth Bowghton, daughter of Richard Bowghton, esquire, and of the heirs of the body of the said Richard, with remainder in default to the use of the right heirs of the said Ralph; and as to the residue of the said manor to the use of the said Ralph, for the term of his life, with remainder to the use of the said Richard and of the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the use of the right heirs of Ralph; and after the said recovery the said William Chauntre, and others, died and the survivors, viz. Thomas Kebeell, William Assheby, Everard Feldyng, Thomas Cotton and William Wye were seised in Ralph’s life time, at his death, and are still seised, of the said manor in fee, by survivorship, to the uses aforesaid.
The said Thomas Kebeell, William Assheby, Everard Feldynge, Thomas Coton and William Wye, were seised at his death, and long before, and are still seised, of the under-mentioned 200a. land in Hardwyk, in fee, by virtue of the said recovery, to the use of the said Richard, the son, and the said Elizabeth, his wife, and the heirs of Richard’s body, with remainder in default to the use of Ralph’s right heirs.
They were also seised of the under-mentioned 342a. land in Hardwyke, in fee, to the same use.
John Vavasour, one of the king’s justices of the common bench, Thomas Kebeell, serjeant-at-law, William Assheby, Everard Feldyng, Thomas Cotton and William Wye, were seised the day he died, and long before, and are still seised of the under-mentioned manor of Stanford, in fee, to his use for life, with remainder to the use of Richard, the son, and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Ralph’s right heirs.
He died 1 August, 13 Henry VII; the said Richard Illingworth, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
NOTTINGHAM. Manor of Boney, worth 24l., held of the king in chief, by service of the fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Two hundred acres of land in Hardwyk, in the parish of Kyrkeby in Asshefeld, worth 16s., held of the king in socage, by fealty and 1d. rent yearly, for all service.
Three hundred and forty-two acres of land in Hardwyke, in the parish of Kyrkeby, whereof the 42a., worth 16s., are held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown; and the 300a., worth 50s., are held of William Conyars, knight, service unknown.
Manor of Stanford, worth 10l., held of Henry Clyfford, as of the manor of Maltby, service unknown.
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124. RALPH ILLYNGWORTH.
Writ 28 August, inquisition 19 October, 14 Henry VII.
John Vavasour, and others, as in No. 123, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee to his use and the use of Agnes, his wife, and the longer liver of them, with remainder to the use of Richard, his son, in tail, with remainder to his own right heirs.
Death and heir as in No. 123.
DERBY. Manor of Braddesshall, called ‘Netherhall,’ worth 15l., held of the king, as of the honor of Tutbury, by service of the moiety a knight’s fee.
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125. JOHN LENTALL, esquire.
Writ 6 September, inquisition Saturday after the Apostles Simon and Jude, 14 Henry VII.
Elizabeth Beauchamp was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised took to husband Edward Nevill, which Edward and Elizabeth were seised thereof in fee in her right, and had issue George Nevill, lord de Bergevenny, and the said George had issue George Nevill. now lord de Bergevenny. And the said Edward and Elizabeth, his wife, demised the said manor to the said John Lentall, to hold for the term of his life, by virtue of which demise he was seised thereof in his demsene as of free tenement. And afterwards the said Edward Nevill and Elizabeth died, after whose death the reversion of the manor aforesaid descended to the said George Nevill, knight, now lord de Bergevenny, as cousin and heir of the said Elizabeth, namely son of George her son.
He died 11 July last. John, lord de Zouche, aged 24 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of Katharine, daughter of Lucy his mother.
SALOP. Manor of Kemburton, worth 10l., held of Thomas, earl of Arundell, service unknown.
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126. JOHN TYCHEBORN, esquire.
Writ 23 June, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 24 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manor of Ticheborne in fee tail.
Peter Hawkyn and Thomas Cantewell were seised of the under-mentioned manor of Lymerston &c. in fee, and being so seised by charter enfeoffed him and Margaret, his wife, thereof, to hold to them and his heirs; they were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement; and afterwards he died and she survived him, and is seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship.
Thomas Forest, clerk, was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Wynsslod and Kempshote, &c., and being so seised enfeoffed him and the said Margaret his wife thereof, to hold to them and his heirs, &c.; she survived him, and is seised thereof in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship.
He died 8 June last, seised of the other under-mentioned premises in fee. William Ticheborne, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Ticheborne, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Winchester by knight-service.
Manors of Wynsslod and Kempshote, with the advowson of the church of Wynsslod, worth 20 marks, held of John Paulet, esquire, by service of 2d. at Michaelmas yearly for all service.
A tenement with a virgate of land in Laverstoke, worth 6s., held of the abbot of Hide, by service of 3s. yearly, for all service.
A tenement in Crannbourne, worth 12s., held of John Fitzjames, by service of 2s. 4d. yearly.
A tenement and 3a. land in Alresford, worth 6s. 8d., held of the said bishop of Winchester, by service of 2d. yearly.
ISLE OF WIGHT. Manor of Lymerston, with the advowson of the chapel, worth 22 marks, held of the bishop of Winchester by knight-service.
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127. OLIVER SEYNT JOHN, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 18 October, inquisition 28 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 3 April, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, by the king’s gift, by letters patent, 21 December, 3 Henry VII, to him and his heirs, of the same manor, together with the manors of Hatfeld Peverell and Termynes, co. Essex, and the manor of Depford, called Westegrenewich, co. Kent, to be held of the king and his heirs, as in the same letters patent is more fully contained.
John Seynt John, aged 22 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Manor of Garsington, worth 20 marks.
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128. AGNES HOLAND.
Writ of Mandamus 26 June, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 23 October, 14 Henry VII.
Agnes, late the wife of George Holand, one of the daughters and heirs of John Burdet, named in the writ, was seised in fee, by right of inheritance, after the decease of John her father of and in the under-mentioned moiety of messuages, &c., and being so seised, in her widowhood, by charter dated, 3 July, 11 Henry VII, gave the same, by the name of all the land, &c., which she then had within the town of Leicester, the suburbs and fields of the same town, or elsewhere within the county of Leicester, to Alexander Atkynson, William Burdet and Richard Holand, her son, to them, their heirs and assigns for ever, to the use of the said Richard, his heirs and assigns for ever.
The jurors also say that, upon the taking of this inquisition, one John Assheby and Ellen Wever, the said Agnes’ servant, swore on the gospels that the said John Assheby, as attorney of the said Agnes, delivered seisin to the said Alexander, William Burdet and Richard of the tenements aforesaid according to the tenour of the said charter, &c.; by virtue of which gift the said Alexander, William and Richard were seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid; and afterwards the said Alexander and William, by a certain other writing, certified under the seal of the office of the mayor of the said town, dated the last day but one of January, 11 Henry VII, released to the said Richard all their right in the premises, by virtue of which release the said Richard was solely seised thereof in fee to his own use; and being so seised, by another charter under the seal of the mayoralty aforesaid, dated 2 February, 12 Henry VII, gave all those lands, &c. which he, together with the said Alexander and William lately had in the said town and county, or elsewhere in the realm, by the gift of his said mother, to John Heweit, esquire, Robert Reydon, gentleman, John Cros, of London, John Waynflete, of Southwold, co. Suffolk, and William Asteley, son of Edward Asteley, and of Elizabeth his wife, sister of the said Agnes, the other of the heirs of the said John Burdet, to hold to them and the heirs and assigns of the said William Asteley for ever; by virtue of which feoffment the said John Heweit and the others were, and still are, seised thereof, viz. the said John and the others in their demesne as of free tenement, and the said William Asteley in fee to his own use and of his heirs.
She died 9 September, 12 Henry VII. Thomas Holand is her son and heir, aged 30 and more.
LEICESTER. A moiety of two messuages and of five gardens in Leycestre, four acres of meadow in Belgrave, 50s. rent in Thrusyngton. The said messuages and gardens in Leycestre are held of the king as of the duchy of Lancaster in burgage, and are worth 40s.; the said rent is held of the duchy of Norfolk, by fealty only for all service; and the said 4a. meadow are held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, by fealty only.
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129. OLIVER SEYNT JOHN, esquire.
Writ of Amotus 18 October, inquisition 5 November, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 127.
ESSEX. Manor, or lordship, of Hatfeld Peverell, worth 20 marks.
Manor of Termynes, worth 10 marks.
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130. ELIZABETH late the wife of WILLIAM STANLEY, knight.
Writ 16 July, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 29 October, 14 Henry VII.
She was seised, the day she died, in her demesne as of free tenement, for the term of her life, of a moiety of the under-mentioned manors, by the gift of James Baskervile, knight, John Devereux, John Harley, Thomas Monyngton, Simon Milborne, esquires, John ap Richard, clerk, and Geoffrey Newton to her for life thereof, with remainder after her decease to Richard Corbet, knight, since deceased, son of Roger Corbet, knight, likewise deceased, and of her the said Elizabeth, and the heirs of the body of the said Richard, with remainder in default to Robert Corbet, brother of the said Richard, and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the heirs of the body of the said Elizabeth by the said Roger Corbet begotten, with remainder in default to her right heirs.
She died 22 June last. One Robert Corbet, esquire, is her cousin and heir, viz. son and heir of the said Richard Corbet, her son and heir. The said Robert Corbet is son and heir of the said Richard of his body begotten, and is also cousin and heir of the said Roger, viz. son of the said Richard, son of the said Roger, and he is aged 21 and more.
ESSEX. Moieties of the manors of Wodeham Mortymer and Whobrighall, held by service of half a knight’s fee, but of whom the jurors know not; the said moieties of Wodeham Mortymer and Howbriggehall, or Howbrigehall, are worth 7l. 10s. 3d. yearly.
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131. ELIZABETH late the wife of WILLIAM STANLEY, knight.
Writ 12 October, inquisition 27 October, 14 Henry VII.
She died seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 130.
HERTS. Moiety of the manor of Little Gaddesden, worth 40s., 10 1/2d. is held of the rector of Assherygge by service of one fourth of a knight’s fee.
Moiety of the manor of Wygynton, worth 4 marks, 11 1/2d., tenure unknown.
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132. WILLIAM DERBY, esquire.
Writ 5 February, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 26 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 12 April last, seised of the under-mentioned land, &c., in fee. Everard Derby, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
LEICESTER. Eleven messuages, 360a. land, in Gaddesby, whereof nine messuages and 300a. land, worth 8l., are held of the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown; and the two other messuages and the said 60a. land, worth 30s., are held of the prior of Trentham, service unknown.
Two messuages, 60a. land, in Barisbye, worth 30s., held of the said prior of St. John, service unknown.
Two messuages, 20a. land, in Southcroxton, worth 16s., held of the said prior of St. John, service unknown.
Two virgates of land, in Foxton, worth 5 marks, held of the prince, as of the honor of Huntyngdon, service unknown.
Two messuages, 30a. land, in Great (Magna) Boudon, worth 26s. 8d., held of the said prince, as of the said honor, service unknown.
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133. JOHN DANSEY.
Writ 5 February, 13 Henry VII; inquisiton 26 October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned land, &c. in fee, and, being so seised, by charter gave them to William Monk, of Gaddesby, William Tylson, clerk, John Ketilby, John Porter, of Melton Mowbray, and John Tryg, of Somerby, by virtue of which feoffment they were seised thereof in fee to the use of him and his heirs; and afterwards the said William Monk, William Tylson and John Ketilby died, and the said John Porter and John Tryg survived them, and were, and still are seised thereof to the use abovesaid.
He died 4 November last. Roger Dansy, aged 40 and more, is his son and heir.
LEICESTER. Two messuages, five virgates of land in Somerby; five messuages, eight virgates and a half of land in Little Dalby; and 26s. rent from divers lands and tenements in Somerby and Dalby; all the said messuages, land, rent, &c. are held of the king, as of the honor of the duchy of Lancaster, services unknown; they are worth yearly beyond outgoings 7l. 16s.
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134. JOHN MOLYNS.
Writ 16 November, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 28 October, 14 Henry VII.
Richard Caroke, clerk, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, to the said John’s use, and being so seised, by charter gave them to him and Margaret his wife, Roger Darcy, John Marney, son of Henry Marney, knight, Thomas Tey son of Henry Tey, esquire, William Tey, William Breton, and Robert Rokewod, the younger, gentlemen, to them and the heirs and assigns of John; by virtue of which gift they were thereof seised, viz. the said John in fee, and the said Margaret and the others in their demesne as of free tenement; and the said John died so seised, and the said Margaret, and the others, survived him, and were and are seised thereof in their demesne as of free tenement.
He died 10 November, 13 Henry VII. Richard Moleyns, aged 40 and more, is his uncle and next heir.
SOMERSET. Manors of Yayleris, Gavelbrigge, Crosse in Durston, with water-mills and corn-mills (molendinis aquaticis et blauderaticis) to the same manors belonging, and the reversion of divers lands and tenements, and, 30a. land, 60a. pasture, 12a. meadow, in Southpetirton, Yevelchester, Kyngisburi Episcopi and Estlambroke; also divers lands and tenements, meadows and pastures, in Moreland, Huntworth, Prostrat Lenge and Northpetirton; whereof the said manor of Yayleres with two of the said mills, and 30a. land, 6a. meadow and the said reversions, he in the towns of Southpetirton and Yevelchester, and are held of Giles Daubeney, knight, as of the manor of Southpeterton Hall, by service of 4l. 4s. yearly, and the said manor of Yayleres, with the two mills and appurtenances, is worth 4l.; the said manor of Gavelbrige with the third of the said mills, and 60a. pasture, 6a. meadow, lie in the towns of Kyngisbury Episcopi and Estlambroke are held of the bishop of Bathe, as of the manor of Kynggisbury Episcopi, by service of 50s. yearly, and the said manor of Gavelbrigge with the mill is worth yearly 40s.; and the manor of Crosse in Durston, lands and tenements and other premises, he in the towns of Moreland, Huntworth, Prostrat Lenge, and Northpeterton, are held of William Saymer, esquire, as of the manor of Durston Hall, by service of 2s. yearly, and the said manor of Crosse in Durston with appurtenances is worth 5 marks yearly.
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135. THOMAS SYNEUX, or SEVENHOUSE.
Writ (at p. 33), 24 January. 13 Henry VII; inquisition 27 October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 10 December last, seised of the under-mentioned manor, &c. in fee. Thomas Sevenhouse, aged 21 and more, is his son and heir.
CUMBERLAND. Manor of Sescales, and a tenement in Bollton called ‘Bolton Hall’ together with a fifth part of the same town of Bollton, worth 8l., held of Henry, earl of Northumberland, service unknown.
Nine burgages in the town of Egremont, worth 10s., held of the said earl, service unknown.
A third part of the hamlet of Staffyll, with certain parcels of land in the town of Comrew in Gyllesland, worth 20s., held of Thomas, lord Dacre, service unknown.
A tenement in the town of Bolton in Allerdale, worth 6s. 8d., held of the lord Latymer, service unknown.
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136. THOMAS FROXMERE.
Writ 12 August, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 30 October, 14 Henry VII.
Thomas Stafford, esquire, Robert Cranne, esquire and others were, and still are, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, to the use of the said Thomas Froxmere, esquire, and his heirs, and of his last will, and being so seised, at his special instance and request, granted to Katharine Froxmere and Robert Cornwaleys, 10 marks annuity therefrom, for the term of her life, by virtue of which grant the said Katharine and Robert were and still are seised of the said annuity, as of their free tenement.
He declared his last will touching the premises and all other his lands, as follows. He willed that the feoffees of his lands, &c in the counties of Worcetur and Warrewyk, should stand and abide feoffees thereof to the use of ‘Kateryn nowe my wyff’ for her life, according to the feoffment to her and other thereof made; and that the feoffees of all other his lands, &c. in the realm should stand and abide feoffees thereof to the use of his executors, to the intent that his executors should take the issues and profits thereof for nine years after his decease ‘to fynde to scolle and kepe in good rule Fraunceis Elizabeth and Anne my childern or as many of theym as be ruled be my executors,’ the said executors to be discharged of keeping ‘hym, hir or theym that woll nat nor is nat rewled by theym nor in their kepyng’; if his wife died within the said nine years, the feoffees of the lands which she had for life, and the feoffees of his other lands, should stand and abide feoffees thereof to the use of ‘my cosyn Anne Mountegomery,’ to take the issues and profits both of the lands, &c. assigned to his wife and of his other lands assigned to his executors for the term of nine years for the exhibition of his children, ‘for I will in eny wyse if any of my seid childern will nat be ruled vertuosly aswell in their mariage as other wyse be myn executors,’ they should have ‘noo parte of their fyndyng of my seid executors if they so thynk best’; that after his wife’s death and the end of the said term of nine years, estate should be made of the lands, &c. which she had for life, to ‘Fraunces my sonne if then he be on lyve or to theires of his body lawfully begoton if then he have ony,’ in tail, with remainder in default to the heirs of his own body, with remainder in default to the right heirs of his father, those lands excepted ‘the which nowe is come to me or herafter may come to my heires by theinheritaunce of my moder,’ ‘for I wyll yn eny wise’ that, in default of his own issue, ‘the seid inheritance of my seid modire shall remayn to the heires of my seid moder,’ or, in default of his mother’s right heirs, to the right heirs of his father; and that after the said term of nine years his feoffees should make estate of the lands, &c. assigned for the finding of his children, to his said son Fraunces, in tail, with remainder in default to the heirs of his own body, ‘with remaindres over accordyng to the taile of other my landes beforereherced after the decesse of my seid wyffe.’
He died 14 August last. Francis Froxmere, aged 14 and more, is his son and heir.
WARWICK. Manor of Holde Fyllyngley, four tenements, 200a. land, 300a. pasture, 300a. wood, 30a. meadow and 30s. rent, lying in the town of Fyllyngley aforesaid, held of George Nevill, lord Bergevenny, as of the manor of Fyllyngly, by service of a sparrow-hawk (sperveris) or 2s., for all service; the said manor is worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings, each acre of land is worth 3d., each acre of pasture 4d., each acre of wood nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of meadow 6d.
Manor of Marbrokys, 60a. land, 60a. pasture, 120a. wood, 20a. meadow, and 66s. 8d. rent, in the town of Alspade, held of Edward (sic) Berkeley, lord de Berkeley, by service of 4s. yearly, for all service; the said manor is worth nothing yearly beyond outgoings, each acre of land is worth 3d., each acre of pasture 4d., each acre of wood nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of meadow 6d.
Four tenements, 100a. land, 100a. pasture, 20a. wood, 20a. meadow and 30s. rent in Corley, held of Joan, lady de Talbott, as of the manor of Corley, by service of 6s. 8d. for all service; the manor is worth nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of land is worth 3d., each acre of pasture 4d., each acre of wood nothing beyond outgoings, each acre of meadow, 6d.
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137. WILLIAM NEVYLL, esquire.
Writ 24 March, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 17 October, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and, being so seised, gave it to Thomas Leeke, of Screton, Thomas Meryng, of Newarke, and Thomas Neviell, his son, who were, and still are seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He died 16 September, 13 Henry VII. The said Thomas, aged 42 and more, is his son and heir. See No. 20.
NOTTINGHAM. Manor of Rolston, worth 30l., held of the countess of Richmond, by 10s. rent yearly and service of fealty only.
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138. OLIVER SEYNT JOHN, esquire.
Writ of Amotus, 18 October, inquisition Saturday after All Hallows, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as in No. 127.
KENT. Manor of Depford, called Westegrenewich, worth 20 marks.
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139. RICHARD YORKE, knight.
Writ 28 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 2 November, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee, the day he died, of the under-mentioned messuages in Donnyngton.
He was seised, the day he died, jointly with Robert Pole, chaplain, to his use, by virtue of a recovery upon a writ of right before the king’s justices of the bench of the under-mentioned manor, &c.; the said Robert survived him, and was, and still is seised thereof by survivorship, to the use and the performance of his last will.
He was seised of the under-mentioned toft, &c. in Estlutton.
He died 25 April last. Richard York, esquire, aged 36 and more, is his son and heir.
YORK. Three messuages in Donnyngton, worth 20s., held of the prebendary of the prebend of Donnyngton in the cathedral church of St. Peter, York, by 12d. rent for all service.
Manor of Sledmer, twenty-six messuages, eight tofts, 200a. land, 40a. meadow, 200a. pasture and a windmill, in Sledmer, Fymmer, Cromer and Towthorp, and 23s. 11d. rent issuing from divers lands and tenements in the said towns, worth 30l., held of the heirs of Margaret de Clyfford, late the wife of John de Clyfford, knight, late lord de Clyfford, service unknown.
A toft, two crofts and two bovates of land in Estlutton, worth 10s., held of the heirs of Walter de Berthorp, by the rent of a rose, in the season of roses, only.
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140. WILLIAM SCARGYLL, esquire.
Writ 23 January, 13 Henry VII; inquisition the last day of October, 14 Henry VII.
He died 20 December, 13 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, sixty messuages, 400a. land, 400a. pasture, 300a. meadow, 20a. wood and 20l. rent in Thorpstapleton, &c., in fee. William Scargill, knight, aged 30 and more at the time of his death, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of William his son.
YORK. Manor of Thorpstapleton, ten messuages, 100a. land, 60a. pasture, 60a. meadow, 2a. wood, 20s. rent in Thorpstapleton, worth 6l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Sutton Stapleton, five messuages, 60a. land, 20a. pasture, 10a. meadow, 40s. rent, in Sutton, worth 4l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Byrom, ten messuages, 100a. land, in Byrom, worth 40s., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Scargill, twenty messuages, 200a. land, 200a. pasture, 200a. wood, in Scargill, 10l. rent, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the earldom of Richmond, service unknown.
Manor of Scotton, four messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 30a. pasture, in Scotton, worth 4l., held of the king, as of the said earldom, service unknown.
Manor of Lede, worth 6l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
Manor of Sandall, twenty messuages, 70a. land, 60a. meadow, 70a. pasture, in Sandall, worth 10l., held of the king, as of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown.
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141. WILLIAM GEDDYNG, esquire.
Writ 13 November, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 1 September, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Overhalle, and land, &c. in Little Bradle and Little Thirlow in fee, and, being so seised, gave the said manor, &c. and the rest of the premises, by charter indented, 21 April, 4 Henry VII, to Edmund Bedyngfeld, knight, Roger Drury, esquire, Robert Drury, gentleman, Thomas Estlea, gentleman, Robert Lee, gentleman, Thomas Jermeyn, gentleman, Roger Page, yeoman, John Hawgh, clerk, William Warde, clerk, and Edward Staunford, to the use of himself for life, with remainder to the use of John Aleyn and Constance, his wife, his daughter and heir, and the heirs of the body of the said Constance, with remainder in default to the use of Edmund and Nicholas Geddyng, successively in tail with remainder of the said manor, to the use of John Geddyng and the heirs of his body, and of the said land, &c. and the rest of the premises, to the use of the right heirs of the said Nicholas, for sale, the money therefrom to be disposed for the souls of Thomas Geddyng and Anne, his wife; by virtue of which grant the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, and the others, were, and still are seised thereof in fee to the uses aforesaid, as specified in the charter; and he took the issues and profits of the said manor, &c. according to the form of the feoffment during his life, and so died.
The said Robert Drury, Robert Lee, Thomas Jermeyn, William Warde, Roger Page and Edward Staunford, were seised of the under-mentioned manor, called ‘Quamelles,’ in fee, and, being so seised, gave it by charter indented, 28 September, 12 Henry VII, to him for life, with remainder to John Aleyn, and Constance, his wife, for the term of their lives in survivorship, with remainder to William Poley, son of the said Constance, for the term of his life, with remainder to Edmund Poley, son of the said Constance, and the heirs of his body, upon condition that the said Edmund Poley shall peacefully permit the said John Aleyn and Constance to take the profits of the manor of Woodehall, for the term of the life of the said Constance, and shall permit the said William Poley, his brother, to take the profits of the manor of Quamelles aforesaid during the life of the same William; with remainder in default of Edmund’s issue to the said William, his brother, in tail, with remainder in default to the said Constance, and the heirs of her body, with remainder in default to the right heirs of Edmund Geddyng, of the body of the said Edmund begotten, with remainder in default to Nicholas Geddyng in tail, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the said William Geddyng, for sale and disposal for the souls of Thomas Geddyng and Anne, his wife, and for the soul of Ralph Quamell; by virtue of which gift he was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement, and took the issues and profits thereof during his life, to the day of his death; and the said Edmund Bedyngfeld, and the others, being seised of the said manor of Quamelles in fee, by their charter, 20 September, 12 Henry VII, granted to William Aleyn, godson and cousin of the said William Geddyng, 40s. rent from the said manor of Quamelles for life, to commence after the death of the said John Aleyn and Constance his wife.
He died 4 December, 13 Henry VII. Constance Aleyn now wife of John Aleyn, aged 30 and more, is his daughter and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Overhalle, worth 60s., held of William, abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, by fealty and suit of court of his hundred of Rysbregge, for all service.
Two messuages, 60a. land, 10a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 20a. wood, 40s. rent in Little Bradle and Little Thirlowe, worth 40s., held of the said abbot, service unknown.
A manor called ‘Quamelles,’ worth 5l., held of the said abbot, service unknown.
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142. WILLIAM LAMBE.
Writ 15 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 1 November, 14 Henry VII.
Long before his decease he was seised in his demesne as of fee, in right of Margaret, his wife, of the under-mentioned manors, &c., and died so seised.
He died 16 April, 13 Henry VII. Thomas Lambe, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
NORFOLK. Moiety of the manor of Stapyls in Helwyngton, worth 4 marks, held of the prior of St. Faith, as of his manor in Helwyngton, by fealty, and service of 6d. rent.
Moiety of the manor of Burfeld in Wymondham, worth 5 marks, held of the abbot of Wymondham, as of his manor in Wymondham, by fealty and service of 7s. 4d. yearly rent.
Manor called ‘Stalworthes’ in Wymondham aforesaid, worth 4l., held of William Knyvet, knight, as of his manor called ‘Gryshaugh’ in Wymondham aforesaid, by fealty and service of 2s. yearly rent.
A messuage called ‘Bovys,’ in Wymondham aforesaid, worth 4 marks, held of William Knyvet, knight, as of his manor called ‘Gryshaugh’ in Wymondham aforesaid, by fealty and service of 14s. yearly rent.
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143. JOHN BROUN, knight, alderman of the city of London.
Writ 8 February, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 5 November, 14 Henry VII.
Thomas, earl of Ormond, John Dynham, knight, lord Dynham, John Gunthorp, dean of the cathedral church of Wells, John Fenkyll, knight and alderman of London, Richard Hatton, doctor of laws, Robert Plummer, Robert Sheffeld, Henry Assheborne, gentlemen, and William Browne, mercer, merchant of the staple of Calais, were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of West Whetenham and lands in fee, to the use of him, his heirs and assigns, and being so seised, by charter indented, 27 July, 5 Henry VII, demised them to him for life, with remainder to William Browne, his elder son, and Katharine, William’s wife, to them and the heirs of William’s body; by virtue of which demise he was seised thereof in his demesne as of free tenement, and died so seised; and the said Katharine died, after whose deaths the said William Browne entered into the said manor, &c., as in his remainder, and was, and still is, seised thereof in his demesne as of fee tail.
He died 1 January last. The said William Browne, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of West Whetenham, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 100a. pasture, 20a. wood, in the towns or parishes of Stowe, Norton and Wodeham Ferrers, otherwise called Wodeham Ferrys, held of John Bourchier, knight, lord Bernes, as of the manor of Coldenorton in the parish of Norton aforesaid, service unknown; the said manor of Westwhetenham and the manor of Flambardes (not previously mentioned in the inquisition) in the said county, and the said 100a. &c., in the towns and parishes of Stowe, Norton and Wodeham Ferrers are worth yearly 12l. 5s.
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144. THOMAS FERRERS, knight.
Writ 24 August, inquisition 5 November, 14 Henry VII.
He died seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee.
Death and heir as in No. 120.
ESSEX. Manor of Merkes in Great Dymmowe, worth 12l., held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of one suit yearly to the court of the honor.
Manor of Inggyngjoyberlaundrey and Blountez, with the advowson of the church of the same, worth 20 marks, held of the manor of Wodeham Ferrers in socage, by service of 8d. yearly.
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145. WILLIAM HAUTE, knight.
Writ of Mandamus, 7 September, inquisition Monday after All Hallows, 14 Henry VII.
He died 2 July, 12 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee. Thomas Haute, aged 33 and more, is his son and heir.
KENT. Manor of Wadnale, worth 13l. 6s. 8d., held of John, cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown.
Manor of Bisshoppesbourne, worth 10l., held of the said archbishop, service unknown.
Manor of Elmestede, worth 3l., held of the same archbishop, service unknown.
Manor of Blakmanston, worth 15l., held of one Henry Horn, by fealty and 19 1/2d. rent for all service.
Manor of Oterpole, worth 10l., held of the Master of the House of of Dovor, service unknown.
Manor of Warehorne, worth 6l., held severally and parcelwise of the prior of Christ Church of the Trinity, Canterbury, service unknown.
Manor of Snave, worth 8l., held of the abbot of St. Augustine, service unknown.
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146. THOMASINE HOPTON.
Writ 8 November, inquisition 5 (sic) November, 14 Henry VII.
William Pykenham, clerk, was seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee, and being so seised gave them by charter to Edward Sulyard, John Jermyn, George Bukkenham, Edmund Jermyn, Edward Dayle, Thomas Carver, George Hevyngham, Henry Bode, Robert Cowbregge and Nicholas Couper, to the intent that they should be enfeoffed thereof to the proper use of Edward Knevet, esquire, his heirs and assigns, until he, his heirs or executors, had received from the profits thereof 400 marks clear, and afterwards to the use of the said Thomasine for her life and longer till her will was fulfilled, and after her decease and will performed, to the use of the right heirs of her body, and for default of such heirs, to the use and performance of the last will of William Totham; by virtue of which feoffment they are, at the time of this inquisition, seised thereof in fee to the use aforesaid.
She died 16 January, 13 Henry VII. William Lonsseworth, aged 30 and more, is her son and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of Lamborn Hall, worth 10 marks, held of the manor of Rocheford, by service of 5s. yearly.
Manor of Crixhethall, worth 6l., held of Thomas Darcy., esquire, as of the manor of Canyudon, service unknown.
Forty acres land, 30a. pasture, 253a. marsh, 66a. wood, in Canweydon, Reyleyh, Hokcle, Wykeford, Dounham, Rammesdon Belhous, Rammesden Crey, Great Maldon, and Little Maldon, and Rocheford, worth 40s., held of Edward Knyvet, esquire, as of the manor of Rammesden Belhous, by service of 5s. yearly.
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147. ROBERT BALLARD.
Writ wanting; inquisition Monday after St. Martin, the Bishop, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned manors of Horton, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by deed dated 29 March, 49 and 1 Henry VI, gave the manors of Westcombe and Spitelcombe and land, &c. in Grenewich, Charleton and Whritelmershe, to [William Wild], clerk, John Hayne, clerk, Nicholas Stathum, and Hugh Stepulton, their heirs and assigns, to the use of himself and the performance of his last will, [and they were] seised thereof accordingly in fee; and of the said manor of Horton he died so seised.
He was seised of the under-mentioned mills [at Depford], and being so seised, by his deed dated 29 March, 49 and 1 Henry VI, gave them to William Wilde, clerk, Hugh Stepulton, John Churche, Richard Style, William Poode and William Soleham, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will, and they were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
William Wilde, clerk, and William Sq … . were seised of the under-mentioned messuages, lands, &c. in Sturmowthe in fee, and being so seised by deed thereof enfeoffed the said Robert Ballard, John Colowe and John Fyneux, knight, chief justice of England, by the name of John Fyneux, their heirs and assigns, to the use of the said Robert Ballard and his heirs, whereby they were seised thereof in fee.
By a certain deed indented, dated A.D. 1470, he agreed and granted upon espousals between him and Isabel, late his wife, and in consideration of 300 marks paid him by Joan Kent, mother [of the said Isabel], that he would make a sufficient [estate in law] to William Wild, clerk, John Hayne, clerk, Nicholas Stathum and Hugh Stepulton, gentlemen, their heirs and assigns, [of lands] within the county of Kent of the yearly value of 20l. above outgoings, to the use of them the same Robert Ballard and Isabel, and of the heirs of their bodies begotten; and that he would make a sufficient and secure estate in law to them, their heirs and assigns, of other lands and tenements within the same county, of the yearly value of 20l. beyond outgoings to the use of them the same Robert and Isabel and the heirs of Robert, with remainder to William Ballard, his son and heir apparent and the heirs of his body begotten, with remainder in default to Clement, his other son and the heirs [of his body begotten], with remainder [in default] to the heirs of the body of him, Robert Ballard, begotten, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
By his last will he willed that his feoffees of the manors of Westcombe and Spitelcombe aforesaid after his decease should make a sufficient estate thereof in law to the same Isabel his wife, for the term of her life; and willed also by his same last will that his feoffees aforesaid of the said messuages, lands, &c., in Sturmowth after his decease [should make a sufficient estate thereof] to Clement, his younger son, at 21, to hold to him and the heirs of the body of the same Clement begotten, with remainder in default to [William Ballard, his son and heir, and the heirs of his body] begotten, with remainder in default to his own right heirs; and that the feoffees of his said mills in Depford [should stand seised] thereof and should take the issues and profits thereof yearly to the following use, to wit that they should dispose 6 marks thereof yearly for the exhibition of an honest poor priest, of good [conversation, bachelor of] Divinity at least, having no spiritual benefice nor exhibition other than that exhibition only, and minded to study in Divinity at the University of Oxford, until [he be made doctor of Divinity or obtain] some other spiritual benefice or other promotion, so that afterwards 6 marks yearly may be disposed for ever from the issues of the mills aforesaid for a like exhibition; also that 36s. 8d. yearly arising from the said mills should be delivered to the churchwardens of the parish church of Grenewiche, for the time being, to keep [the obits] for the souls of himself and his parents.
He died 24 October [last]. W[illiam] Ballard, aged 17 and more, is his son and heir.
KENT. Manor of Horton, worth 8l., held of the king as of his honor of Ledes Castle in socage, by ……… . yearly for all service.
Manors of Westcombe and Spitelcombe, in the parishes of Grenewiche and Charleton, 20a. land, 100a. meadow, in Charleton and Whritelmershe, worth 20l., held of the countess of Richemond, service unknown.
Two water-mills in Depford, worth 6l., held of the said countess, service unknown.
Two messuages, 40a. land, 6a. meadow, 2a. wood, in the town and fields of Sturmowthe, worth eight marks, 6s. 8d., held of the archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown.
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148. ANNE late the wife of JOHN, late LORD DE AUDELEY, knight.
Writ 20 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 5 November, 14 Henry VII.
John Stafford, archbishop of Canterbury, and others, were seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee, and being so seised, enfeoffed John Awdeley, knight, late lord de Awdeley, and the said Anne, his wife, thereof, to hold to them and John’s heirs, by virtue of which feoffment the said John and Anne were seised thereof, to wit John in fee and Anne in her demesne as of free tenement; and being so seised the said John had issue James, and died, and the said Anne survived him, and was solely thereof seised in her demesne as of free tenement by survivorship; and being so seised she surrendered all her estate therein to the said James, by virtue of which the said James was seised of the said manor in fee; and the said James being so thereof seised by his charter indented under his seal of arms, 8 January, 9 Henry VII, gave the said manor to John Sapcote, knight, to him and his heirs of the body of dame Elizabeth, his wife, begotten; by virtue of which gift the said John Sapcote was thereof seised in fee tail according to [the form] of the gift all the lifetime of the said James Awdeley.
She died 16 May, 13 Henry VII. Henry Roggers, aged 40 and more, is her son and heir.
LINCOLN. Manor of Sapurton, worth 46s. 8d., held of John, lord de Beamont, service unknown.
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149. RICHARD HERT.
Writ of Mandamus 27 October, inquisition 20 November, 14 Henry VII.
He was seised of the under-mentioned messuages, &c. in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 21 January, 18 Edward IV, enfeoffed Andrew Hyllersdon, esquire, Thomas Shylston and Thomas Prendergest thereof, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee, and being so seised, by charter, 20 February, 19 Edward IV, gave them to him and Joan, his wife, and the heirs between them begotten, with remainder to his right heirs; by virtue of which gift he and the said Joan were seised thereof in fee tail, and being so seised the said Richard died so seised and she survived him and is still seised of such an estate.
He died 20 April 12 Henry VII. Edward Hert, aged 19 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. A messuage, 60a. land, two gardens, 4a. meadow, 1a. wood, in Yernecombe, worth 40s., held of John Hyll, esquire, as of the manor of Sprydeslcomb, by fealty and 10s. rent in socage, for all service.
A messuage and the third part of 100a. land, 60a. wood and 3a. meadow, in Loperygge, worth 40s., held of Hugh Beamond, esquire, and Edward Ralegh, knight, as of the manor of Courtysknoll, by fealty and 2d. rent yearly, for all service.
The third part of 30a. meadow, in Clerkyshethfeld, called ‘Touseynswode,’ worth 40d., held of the heirs of Richard Hethfeld, by fealty only, for all service.
The third part of a messuage and 80a. land in Coryswyll, worth 5s., held of Edward Hastynges, knight, as of the manor of Langford Lester, by fealty only, for all service.
A messuage and thirty acres of land in Stone, worth 13s. 4d., held of Roger Bolter, by fealty and 4s. rent yearly, and by service of ploughing once and reaping once at Bolterscombe yearly, at the charges of the said Richard Hert, for all service.
Two shillings and nine pence rent in Coryswyll yearly issuing from a messuage and 80a. land which Henry Sture holds there to himself and his heirs for ever, held of the aforesaid Edward Hastynges, knight, by fealty only, for all service, and it is worth nothing beyond.
Two shillings rent, and the rent of a pair of gloves yearly issuing from land and tenements in Loperygge, which John Crokker of Wiheldon holds there, to him and his heirs for ever.
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150. JOHN CHAPMAN.
Writ 15 May, 13 Henry VII; inquisition 3 November 14 Henry VII.
He died 20 August, 13 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manors, &c. in fee. Robert Chapman, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
SUFFOLK. Manor of Shotley Hall, in Shotley, worth 10 marks, held of the prior of the Holy Trinity of Ipswich, in Ipswich, by fealty and service of 2 1/2d. yearly rent yearly.
Manor of Shelfanglys, in Shelfanglys, worth 5 marks, held of Philip Calthorp, knight, as of his manor in Erwarton, by fealty and service of 1 1/2d. yearly rent yearly.
A tenement in Shotley, worth 40s., held of the manor of Shotley there, by fealty and service of 1 1/2d. yearly rent yearly
A tenement in Codnam, worth 26s. 8d., held of the prior of Royston, as of his manor in Codnam, by fealty and service of 2d. yearly rent yearly.
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