Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Appendix I: 1072-1121

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Cyril Flower. M. C. B. Dawes. A. C. Wood, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Appendix I: 1072-1121', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 3, Henry VII, (London, 1955), pp. 543-562. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol3/pp543-562 [accessed 20 June 2024].

Cyril Flower. M. C. B. Dawes. A. C. Wood. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Appendix I: 1072-1121", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 3, Henry VII, (London, 1955) 543-562. British History Online, accessed June 20, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol3/pp543-562.

Flower, Cyril. Dawes, M. C. B.. Wood, A. C.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Appendix I: 1072-1121", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Series 2, Volume 3, Henry VII, (London, 1955). 543-562. British History Online. Web. 20 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/series2-vol3/pp543-562.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Appendix I: 1072-1121

1072. RICHARD CLIBBREY, gentleman.
Inquisition, 6 November, 19 Henry VII.
He died 24 October, 18 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor. Richard Clibbrey, aged 21 years and more, is his son and heir.
SALOP. Manor of Hayton, worth 4 marks, held of the king in chief by knight-service.
E. Series II. File 833. (4.)
1073. WILLIAM WHITTON, gentleman.
Inquisition, 8 November, 19 Henry VII.
He died 28 January, 18 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors and lands &c. —— Whitton, aged 21 years and more, is his son and heir.
SALOP. Manor of Fayntre, worth 106s. 8d., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
Manor of Whitton, worth 60s., held of Thomas, earl of Arundel, services unknown.
Lands &c. in Ludlow.
Endorsed:—Sancti Michaelis brevia anno xxiiij., ex parte rememoratoris thesaurarii.
E. Series II. File 833. (5.)
1074. EDMUND LUCY, esquire.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 6 November, 20 Henry VII.
Long before his death he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Apley, messuages &c. in Apley, Stokon, Norton, Huggeford, Bodystokton and Astwall, and advowson of Stokton and Bodistokton, and by his charter of feoffment dated 29 January, 8 Henry VII, granted the same to Maurice Ludlowe, William Whitton, Thomas Trussell and Walter Graunt, esquires, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns. The said feoffees, by their indented charter dated 31 January, 8 Henry VII, gave the premises to him and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of his body, with remainder to his right heirs. He and Joan were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee tail and she in her demesne as of free tenement. He died so seised, and Joan survived him and is still seised of the premises as above, the reversion pertaining to Thomas Lucy, Edmund’s son and heir of his body.
Long before his death he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Middelton Huggeford, and granted it by his charter of feoffment to Robert Broughton, knight, Robert Drury, Roger le Straunge and Richard Verney, esquires, Edward Hanbery, Hugh Hunt and John Hoper, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will. Afterwards, by his last will he directed that the said feoffees should stand and be seised of the manor to the use of the aforesaid Joan during her life, in allowance of part of her dower of the manors and lands &c. whereof he was seised in fee; and they were, and still are, seised thereof in fee to that use.
He died 29 November, 12 Henry VII. Thomas Lucy, aged 17 1/2 years and more, is his son and heir.
SALOP. Manor of Apley, 20 messuages, a mill, 200a. land, 200a. pasture, 40a. meadow, 200a. wood and 200a. furze and heath in Apley, Stokon (sic), Norton, Huggeford, Bodystokton and Astwall, and the advowson of the church of Stokton and Bodistokton, worth 30l., held of Thomas, earl of Arundel, services unknown.
Manor of Middelton Huggeford, worth 10l., held of the same earl, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 833. (6.)
1075. JOHN RODBERT.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 11 October, 2 Henry VII.
He died 13 September last, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor and messuage &c. John Rodbert, aged 30 years and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET, Manor of Middillambroke, worth 40s., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells, services unknown.
A messuage in Compton Durvile, and 40a. land from of old annexed thereto, worth 16s . . held of the king by fealty and a rent of 10d. yearly.
E. Series II. File 889. (1.)
1076. KATHARINE IRLOND.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 31 October, 2 Henry VII.
She died 20 August, 2 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned manor in her demesne as of free tenement, with remainder after her death to the right heirs of John Criklad, late her husband. Robert Walrond, —— Samborne and John Halle, each aged 30 years and more, are kinsmen and heirs of the said John Criklad.
SOMERSET. Manor of Lanrigge, worth 10l., held of the heirs of John Hampton by fealty and 2s. of rent yearly.
E. Series II. File 889. (2.)
1077. JOHN SPEKE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 31 October, 2 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors and lands &c., and enfeoffed thereof John Fitz James, the elder, Richard Fitz James, clerk, John Fitz James, the younger, William Barbour and George Barbour, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will. By his last will he directed that immediately after his death the said feoffees should make a sufficient estate in the law of all the said manors and lands &c. to Edith, then his wife, for the term of her life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder after her death to Elizabeth and Joan, his daughters, and the heirs of their bodies, and in default of such issue to his right heirs.
He died 23 June, 2 Richard III. The said Elizabeth, aged 6 years and more, and Joan, aged 5 years and more, are his daughters and heirs.
SOMERSET. Manor of Milton, worth 20l., held of the bishop of Bath and Wells by knight service.
Manor of Goundenham, worth 6l., held of Richard Sydenham, esquire, by fealty and a rent of 3s. yearly.
A tenement and 99a. land and meadow in Est Streccholt, worth 5 marks, held of the prior of le Gauntys near Bristol by fealty and a rent of 10s.
A tenement and 20a. land and meadow in Bradwey and Asshill, worth 40s., held of John Broke, esquire, by fealty and a rent of a stick of eels.
5 messuages in Welyngton, worth 5 marks, held of the bishop of Bath and Wells in burgage.
A messuage and 20a. land in Higham, worth 3s. 4d., held of the heirs of William Berkeley, knight, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 889. (3.)
1078. WILLIAM BERKELEY of Beverston, co. Gloucester.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 31 October, 1 Henry VII.
Maurice Berkeley of Beverston, co. Gloucester, knight, was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors of Hamme, Tykenham, Exston, Socke, Chedder and Barowe Gurney, and enfeoffed thereof Gilbert Kemer, clerk, Henry Longe, esquire, and Walter Herne, and their heirs. The said Gilbert died; and the two surviving feoffees, by their charter dated 1 March, 7 Edward IV, granted the manors of Hamme, Exston and Tykenham to William Berkeley (son and heir apparent of Maurice Berkeley, esquire of the king’s body, son and heir of the aforesaid Maurice Berkeley, knight) and Katharine, his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of William, lord Stourton, to hold to them and the heirs of the body of the said William Berkeley, with remainder in default of such issue to the right heirs of the said Maurice Berkeley, esquire. William and Katharine were seised thereof accordingly, he in fee tail and she in her demesne as of free tenement. William died, and Katharine survived him and holds herself in the manors by survivorship.
By his last will the said William directed that the aforesaid feoffees, after payment of his debts, should make a sufficient estate in the law of the aforesaid manor of Socke to the said Katharine for life, with remainer to his right heirs.
He died on the feast of St. Michael, 1 Henry VII. Edward Berkeley, esquire, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.
SOMERSET. Manor of Hamme, worth 20 marks, held of the abbot of Glastonbury, services unknown.
Manor of Tykenham, worth 40s., held of the bishop of Bath, services unknown.
Manor of Exston, worth 40s., held of the duchess of York in socage.
Manor of Socke, worth 20 marks, held of the prior of Montague, services unknown.
Manors of Barowe Gurney and Chedder, worth 16l., held of the bishop of Bath, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 889. (4.)
1079. JOHN GEFFEREY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 4 October, 2 Henry VII.
He died 20 September last, seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages &c. Robert Dobill, aged 20 years and more, is his kinsman and heir, to wit, son of John Dobill and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Henry Pauley and Alice, his wife, sister of …… . . Gefferey father of the aforesaid John Gefferey.
SOMERSET. 2 messuages, 60a. land and 10a. meadow in Sevenhampton Marye, worth 40s., held of Margaret Colshill, widow, as of her manor of Sevenhampton Marie, services unknown.
A messuage and 5a. land in Sevenhampton Mighell, worth 2s., held of John, abbot of Glastonbury, by fealty and a rent of 2s. yearly.
4 messuages, 60a. land and 10a. meadow in Bourehenton and Pikesaysshe in the parish of Mertok, worth 30s., held of Thomas, earl of Derby, and Margaret, his wife, in right of the said Margaret, as of their manor of Mertok, services unknown.
5 messuages, 50a. land and 6a. meadow in Est Dilyngton, worth 40s., held of John, abbot of Mochelney, services unknown.
2 messuages and 28a. land in Wyghtlakyngton, worth 28s., held of Henry Hull, esquire, and Alice, his wife, in right of the said Alice, as of their manor of Wyghtlakyngton, by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
7 messuages and 24a. land in Briggwater, North Pederton and Wemdon (?), worth 26s. 8d., held of Giles Daubeney, knight, lord Daubeney, as of his borough of Briggewater, services unknown.
2 messuages in Langeport Estover, worth 4s., held of the aforesaid earl and Margaret, his wife, in right of the said Margaret, as of their borough of Langeport Estover, by fealty and a rent of 2s.
E. Series II. File 889. (5.)
1080. JOHN SOUCHE, LORD DE ZOUCHE AND SEIGMOUR, attainted.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 31 October, 2 Henry VII.
He was attainted of high treason in the Parliament held at Westminster on 7 November, 1 Henry VII. On the day of his attainder he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors and lands.
SOMERSET. Manor of Castell Cary with its members, worth 20l.
Manor of Wyncalton and Mershe, worth 10 marks.
Manor of Rode, worth 5 marks.
Manor of Barowe, worth 40s.
Lands &c. in Bryggewater, worth 40s.
E. Series II. File 889. (6.)
1081. WALTER DEVEREX, LORD DE FERREYS, attainted.
Inquisition, as above (No. 1080).
Findings as above (ibid.), mutatis mutandis.
SOMERSET. Manor of Charelton Ferreys, worth 10 marks.
Manor of Norton Ferreys, worth 10 marks.
E. Series II. File 889. (6.)
1082. ROGER WAKE, esquire, attainted.
Inquisition, as above (No. 1080).
Findings as above (ibid.), mutatis mutandis.
SOMERSET. Manor of Milton Clyvedon, worth 10 marks.
Manor of Milton Wake, worth 40s.
E. Series II. File 889. (6.)
1083. WILLIAM BARKELEY, knight, attainted.
Inquisition, as above (No. 1080).
Findings as above (ibid.), mutatis mutandis.
SOMERSET. Manor of Kyngeston Seymour, worth 10 marks.
E. Series II. File 889. (6.)
1084. NICHOLAS SPYCER, late of Bristol, ‘marchaunt,’ attainted.
Inquisition, as above (No. 1080).
Findings as above (ibid.), mutatis mutandis.
SOMERSET. Lands &c. in Pensford by Bristol, worth 40s.
E. Series II. File 889. (6.)
1085. ROBERT, ABBOT OF ATHELNEY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 16 September, 2 Henry VII.
The abbey, which is of the foundation of the king’s progenitors, fell vacant on 10 October, [1 Henry VII], by the death of the said Robert, who at the time of his death was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors in right of his monastery.
SOMERSET. Manors of Sutton (worth 8l. 0s. 7d.), Lenge (worth 6l. 19s.), Hurdecote (worth 3l. 11s. 6d.), Ilton (worth 118s.), and Hampne (worth 3l. 3s. 6d.), held of the king in frankalmoin.
E. Series II. File 889. (7.)
1086. ROBERT, ABBOT OF ATHELNEY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 18 September, 2 Henry VII.
Findings as above (No. 1085).
DORSET. Manor of Poursecandell, worth 4l., held of the king in frankalmoin.
A rent of 40s. issuing from lands &c. late of Richard Warre, esquire, in Spytell and Beare alias Bearehaket.
E. Series II. File 889. (8.)
1087. THOMAS, ABBOT OF KEYNESHAM.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 2 November, 2 Henry VII.
The said Thomas, immediate predecessor of John, the present abbot, died 5 September last holding the under-mentioned manors &c. in fee in right of his monastery. After his death the said John was elected abbot by licence of Jasper, duke of Bedford, and Katharine, his wife, in right of the said Katharine, lords of the honor of Tounebrygge, parcel of the honor of Gloucester, and founders of the said monastery.
SOMERSET. Manor of Keynesham, with the members, churches, chapels and all other things, liberties and customs pertaining to the monastery, to wit, the in-hundred, the out-hundred and the towns of Charlton, Chewton, Stokewode, Stoketone, Fylton and Brystylton which are members of the said manor of Keynesham; manors of Wynfelde, Fraschaw and Wytham and a moiety of the manor of Brystylton; 2 messuages and 1/2 hide of land in Henton Bluet; 5 messuages with a hide of land in Holcombe; 15 messuages with a hide of land in Leythton; and the rectory of Clowforde. All the above are held of the said duke and Katharine, his wife, in right of the latter, as of their said honor of Tounebrigg, in frankalmoin, and are worth 70l.
E. Series II. File 889. (9.)
1088. ROGER WAKE, attainted.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 20 April, 3 Henry VII.
The said Roger, who was attainted of high treason in the Parliament held on 7 November, 1 Henry VII, was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor on 22 August, 1 Henry VII, and for long afterwards. Humphrey Stanley, knight, James Parker, knight, and John Crokker, esquire, have received all the issues thereof from the time of the said attainder.
SOMERSET. Manor of Clyvedon with its members, worth 72l. 6s. 8d., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
E. Series II. File 891. (12.)
1089. ROBERT COKER.
Writ of Diem clausit, wanting; inquisition 6 November, 5 Henry VII.
On 20 January, 13 Edward IV, he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned moiety, messuages and lands &c., and enfeoffed thereof Maurice Berkeley, knight, William Carrant, esquire, John Neuburgh, esquire, Richard Turges and Humphrey Pokeswell, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee.
He died 31 December last. John Coker, aged 30 years and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. A moiety of the manor of Hutton, and the advowson of the church of Hutton (which pertains to the said manor) at every alternate voidance, worth 16l., held of William Morgan, as of his manor of Estharptre, services unknown.
4 messuages and 43a. land, meadow and pasture in Hunspill Mares, worth 40s., held of Thomas, earl of Ormonde, services unknown.
4 messuages and 40a. land, meadow and pasture in Burnham, worth 40s., held of John Hervy, services unknown.
2 messuages and 2 gardens in Yevelchester, worth 13s., held of the king in fee-farm as parcel of the fee-farm of the town of Yevelchester.
4 messuages, 30a. land, 10a. meadow and 20a. pasture in Chiltern Vagge and Chilterne Dommer, worth 60s., held of Thomas Malet, services unknown.
A messuage and 10a. land and meadow in Yevelton, worth 7s., held of Giles Daubeney, knight, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 892. (1.)
1090. ROBERT COKER.
Writ of Diem clausit, wanting; inquisition 5 November, 5 Henry VII.
On 20 January, 13 Edward IV, he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages &c. in Mapouder, Kyngeston Russell and Sturmyster Neuton Castell, and on 24 January in the same year enfeoffed thereof by charter Maurice Berkeley, knight, William Carrant, esquire, John Neuburgh, esquire, Richard Turges and Humphrey Pokeswell, who were seised thereof accordingly in fee. The said Richard and Humphrey survived the other feoffees, and are still seised of the premises in fee.
On 2 April, 1 Henry VII, the same Robert enfeoffed John Hayne, clerk, and Robert Turbervile of the under-mentioned land &c. in Frome Whitfeld, and they, by their charter dated 20 August, 2 Henry VII, enfeoffed him and Agnes, his wife, thereof, to hold to them and his heirs and assigns. He was seised thereof accordingly in fee, and she was seised in her demesne as of free tenement, and is still so seised.
Death and heir as above (last entry).
DORSET. A messuage, 200a. land, 100a. pasture and 20a. meadow in Mapouder, worth 10l., held of Richard Turges, esquire, services unknown.
A messuage and 12a. land, meadow and pasture in Kyngeston Russell, worth 13s. 4d., held of Walter Denys by rent of a rose yearly.
50a. pasture in Sturmyster Neuton Castell, worth 53s. 4d., held of Thomas Neuburgh, services unknown.
100a. land, 200a. pasture and 10a. meadow in Frome Whitfeld, held of Thomas, earl of Arundel, in socage, by rendering to the earl a pair of white gloves yearly.
E. Series II. File 892. (2.)
1091. WILLIAM HOMMER.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 20 October, 5 Henry VII.
Long before his death he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors of Chilton Cantelupo and Barowe, and enfeoffed thereof John Seward, John Benet, the younger, John Homber, Thomas Flemmyng, John Homber, the elder, and Walter Wylde, clerk, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the intent that they should make a sufficient estate in law of the manor of Chilton Cantelupo to him and Katharine, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, and that immediately after his death they should make a sufficient estate in law of the manor of Barowe to his right heirs and their heirs. The feoffees were seised of the manors accordingly in fee, and granted the manor of Chilton Cantelupo by charter to him and Katharine, his wife, as above, who were seised thereof accordingly. He died so seised, and Katharine survived him.
He died 31 May, 3 Henry VII. John Hommer, aged 17 years and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. Manor of Chilton Cantelupo, worth 4l., held of Henry Roggers, services unknown.
Manor of Barowe, worth 3l., held of Giles Daubeney, lord Daubeney, knight, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 892. (9.)
1092. ROBERT BASSET.
Writ of Diem clausit, wanting; inquisition 20 June, 4 Henry VII.
He died 13 October last, seised in fee tail of the under-mentioned manor. Giles Basset, aged 23 years and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. Manor of Norton Malruers, worth 10l., held of the earl of Warwick, as of his honor of Gloucester, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 892. (13.)
1093. THOMAS TRACY OF BRYDEPORTE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 14 July, 11 Henry VII.
He died 10 January, 10 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned messuage and lands. He died without heir.
DORSET. A messuage and divers lands in Shypton, worth 26s. 8d., held of John Copleston, son and heir of Ralph Copleston, as of his manor of Shipton, which is held of the king in chief. The said John is a minor in the king’s wardship.
E. Series II. File 894. (10.)
1094. JOAN DARELL, LATE THE WIFE OF GEORGE DARELL, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 24 October, 12 Henry VII.
John Stone of Salisbury, Richard Chapeleyn and Thomas Modell were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor, and granted it by charter to the said George and Joan, then his wife, and the heirs of the said George. George and Joan were seised therof accordingly, he in fee and she in her demesne as of free tenement; and he died so seised. She survived him, and was sole seised of the manor as above.
She died 10 September last. Edward Darell, knight, aged 28 years and more, is her son and heir.
DORSET. Manor of Estyepe, worth 8l., held of the abbot of Serne, in right of his church, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 894. (13.)
1095. ROBERT COLEY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 19 January, 11 Henry VII.
He died 4 November, 11 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuage &c. William Foster, William Lytyll John and William Bevys, aged 30 years and more, are his next heirs.
DORSET. A messuage, 44a. land, 6a. meadow, 20a. pasture and 5a. wood in Coley in the parish of Loder, worth 30s., held in chief of Anne and Elizabeth, daughters and heirs of John Rogers, by knight-service. Elizabeth is a minor in the king’s wardship.
E. Series II. File 894. (14.)
1096. HENRY HYDE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 19 January, 11 Henry VII.
He died 12 November, 11 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages and lands. John Hyde, son of Thomas Hyde his son, is his son (sic) and heir, and is 19 years of age and more.
DORSET. A messuage, 40a. land, 6a. meadow and 20a. pasture in Bylsey in the parish of Loder, worth 20s., held of Anne and Elizabeth, daughters and heirs of John Rogers, by knight-service. Elizabeth is a minor in the king’s wardship.
A messuage or burgage tenement in Bridport, worth 5s., held of the bailiffs of the said town, services unknown.
A messuage and 11a. land, meadow and pasture in Waldyche, worth 2s., held of the chaplains of the chantry of Mondeynys in Bridporte by knight-service.
A messuage, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 42a. pasture and 4a. wood in Kaymes Othe, worth 40s., held of Malcolm Cosyne, prebendary of Nethirbury in Ecclesia, services unknown.
A messuage and 20a. land, meadow and pasture in Hide.
20a. land, meadow and pasture in Asshe Chavell, worth 20s., held of Humphrey Baskervyle and Alice, his wife, by knight-service.
6a. land, meadow and pasture in Nethirbury.
E. Series II. File 894. (15.)
1097. HUGH, ABBOT OF ABBOTTYSBURY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 26 October, 12 Henry VII.
He died 17 May last, holding the under-mentioned manors &c. to him and his successors in right of his church and monastery of Abbotysbury. The abbey was void from the said 17 May until 12 August following.
SOMERSET. Manor of Holwale, worth 26 marks.
Manor of Skylgate, worth 20 marks.
A messuage and 12a. land in Horsyngton, worth 8s.
A messuage and 10a. land in Preston, worth 6s.
The said manors &c. are not held of the king, but of others, in frankalmoin.
E. Series II. File 894. (17.)
1098. HUGH, ABBOT OF ABBOTTYSBURY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 25 October, 12 Henry VII.
Findings as above (No. 1097).
DORSET. Manor of Abbottysbury, worth 20l. 13s. 4d.
Manor of Portesham, worth 40 marks.
Manor of Tolpudell, worth 20l.
Manor of Helton, worth 10l.
Manor of Milton on Stoure, worth 9l. 11s.
Manor of Shilfhampton, worth 8l. 0s. 6d.
Manor of Luke, worth 6l. 4s.
Manor of Witherston, worth 100s.
20a. land and 24a. pasture in Shipton, worth 20s.
Manor of Graveston, worth 40s.
Manor of Wotton Abbots, worth 20l. 5s.
40a. pasture in Remmesbere, worth 20s.
2 messuages in Dorchestre and 3 messuages, which are worth nothing at present because they stand empty.
The said manors &c. are held of the king in frankalmoin.
E. Series II. File 894. (18.)
1099. ELIZABETH WIFE OF WILLIAM PAWLET, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 10 November, 14 Henry VII.
The said William and Elizabeth were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors &c. in her right, and by their charter dated 12 September, 3 Henry VII, granted them, inter alia, to Amyas Pawlet, knight, to hold to him and his heirs, rendering to the said William and Elizabeth 100l. yearly for the term of their lives in survivorship, and supporting all other charges needful for the support of them and their whole household during the said term in victuals only. The said Amyas was seised thereof accordingly in fee, and is still so seised.
Elizabeth died 28 October, 13 Henry VII. Amyas Pawlet, knight, aged 33 years and more, is her son and heir.
Cf. Vol. II, No. 317.
SOMERSET. Manor of Henton St. George with Henton Crafte, worth 20l., held of the duchess of Norfolk, as of her castle of Struguyl in Wales, by knight-service.
Manor of Stokelynch Ostricer, worth 10l., held of the lord of Haselbere, as of his manor of Haselbere, services unknown.
Moiety of the manor of Chaffecombe, with a mediety of the advowson of the church thereof, worth 10l., held of John Roddeney, esquire, in socage, as of his manor of Bakewell.
5 tenements, 60a. land, 6a. meadow and 6a. pasture in Shepton Beauchamp, worth 15s., held of John Seymour, esquire, services unknown.
A water mill, a fulling-mill, 100a. pasture and 40a. meadow in Ylley, worth 100s., held of John Speke, knight, as of his manor of Cudworth, by knight-service.
2 tenements and 60a. meadow and pasture in Lyvenerse (or Levenerse), worth 10s., held of the abbot of Forde in socage.
3 tenements in Baryngton and Southperton, worth 10s., held of Sir Giles Dawbeney, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 895. (13.)
1100. ELIZABETH WIFE OF WILLIAM PAWLET, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 8 November, 14 Henry VII.
Findings as above (No. 1099), mutatis mutandis.
DORSET. A third part of the manor of Wodeyate, worth 63s. 4d. Third parts of the said third part are held respectively of the abbess of Carent, as of her manor of Wodeyate, of the heirs of John Hamelyn, knight, as of their manor of Upwymborne, and of the heirs of John Fitz Rychard, as of their manor of Pentrich, services unknown.
E. Series II. File 895. (14.)
1101. WILLIAM COWDREY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 12 April, 13 Henry VII.
Robert Bayngton and John Calowe were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors of Bukshawe and Guldeneswyke, and the messuages, tofts and lands &c. mentioned therewith, and by a fine levied in the king’s court at Westminster in 5 Edward IV, granted them to William Cowdray and Avice, his wife, daughter and heir of John Whitewode and Joan, late his wife, sister and heir of Thomas Gulden, esquire, and the heirs of the body of the said Avice, with successive remainders to the heirs of the body of the said William, to John Newburgh, the elder, esquire, and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said John Newburgh.
By the same fine the same Robert Bayngton and John Calowe granted the under-mentioned 6 messuages &c. in Milborn Porte, Turneyatt and Hengstrygge to the said William and Avice and the heirs of the body of Avice, with successive remainders to Alice wife of John Whitewode, sister of the said William Cowdrey, and the heirs of her body, to John Neuburgh and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said John Neuburgh.
By virtue of the above fine the said William and Avice were seised of the premises, he in his demesne as of free tenement and she in fee tail. She had issue William Coudrey and died 17 October, 12 Henry VII, having survived her husband. After her death William, her son, entered into the premises and was seised of them in fee tail.
The said William, the son, died 24 January, 13 Henry VII. Morgan Cowdrey, aged 8 years and more, is his son and heir and kinsman of the said Avice.
SOMERSET. Manors of Bukshawe and Guldenswyke, 15 messuages, 8 tofts, 500a. land, 40a. meadow, 50a. pasture, 20a. wood and 12l. rent in Kyngeston, Horethorne, Milborne Porte, Turneyatt, Horsyngton, Endeston, Hengstrygge, Charlton Canvile, Seynt Georgishenton, alias Henton Craft, Meryett and Bukeshawe, and common of pasture for 6 oxen and 200 sheep in Charlton Canvile and 260 sheep in Guldenswyke, Kyngeston and Horethorne.
6 messuages, 8 tofts, 70a. land, 5 1/2a. meadow and 30a. pasture in Milborn Porte, Turneyatt and Hengstrygge.
The tenure of the premises in unknown. Their value is 30l. yearly.
E. Series II. File 895. (21.)
1102. WILLIAM COWDREY.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 8 April, 13 Henry VII.
Robert Bayngton and John Calowe were seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors, messuages and lands &c., and by a fine levied in the king’s court at Westminster in 5 Edward IV granted them (except the lands &c. in Crylle) to William Cowdray and Avice, his wife, daughter and heir of John Whytwode and Joan, late his wife, sister and heir of Thomas Guldene, esquire, and the heirs of the body of the said Avice, with successive remainders to the heirs of the body of the said William, to John Neuburgh, the elder, esquire, and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said John Neuburgh.
By the same fine the said Robert Bayngton and John Calowe granted all their lands &c. in Crylle to the same William and Avice and the heirs of the body of Avice, with successive remainders to Alice wife of John Whytwode, sister of the said William, and the heirs of her body, to the aforesaid John Neuburgh and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the same John.
By virtue of the above fine the said William and Avice were seised of the premises as above. She had issue William Cowdray and died 17 October, 12 Henry VII, having survived her husband. After her death William, her son, entered &c. and was seised in fee tail.
The said William, the son, died 24 January 13 Henry VII. Morgan Cowdray, aged 8 years and more, is his son and heir and kinsman of the said Avice.
DORSET. Manors of Langblanfford alias Langton Botiler, and Langblanford alias Langton Latile, by Blanford St. Mary, and Cokerscourte, and 40 messuages, 20 tofts, a dovecot, 600a. (or 630a.) land, 60a. meadow, 200a. pasture, 40a. wood and 40s. rent in Langblanford, Chepyngblanford alias Blanford Forum, Blanford St. Mary, Hanleygh, Canford, Yeatmyster, Crylle, Schurbourne, Candell Pursse, Candell Mersche, Peryhyll in Schurbourne, Boterwyk, Lytelton, Cokerscourt, Langton Boteler and Langton Latyle, and the advowsons of the church of Langblanford alias Langton Botyler and the free chantry of Langblanford alias Langton Latile; whereof the said manors and the messuages &c. in Longblanford, Chepyngblanford and Blanford St. Mary, worth 40l., are held of the king in chief, services unknown, the lands &c. in Crylle, worth 10s., are held of John Horsey, services unknown, and the remaining lands &c., worth 20l. 10s., are of tenure unknown.
E. Series II. File 895. (22.)
1103. MARGARET LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN ILBERDE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 26 October, 14 Henry VII.
She died 6 February last, seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages &c. Thomas Lyte, aged 24 years and more, is her kinsman and heir, to wit, son of Joan wife of John Lyte, esquire, her daughter.
DORSET. A messuage, 40a. land, 6a. meadow and 10a. pasture in Nethercompton, worth 26s. 8d., held of the abbot of Shirborne, service unknown.
A messuage, 10a. land and 1a. meadow in Knyghton, worth 8s. 4d., held of William Everarde, service unknown.
5 messuages and 2 tofts in Shyrborne, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Shirborne, service unknown.
E. Series II. File 895. (23.)
1104. MARGARET PLUSHE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 10 October, 16 Henry VII.
She was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuage, tenement and 30a. land and meadow, and, while so seised, took to husband a certain William Hardyng, by whom she had three daughters, Joan, Agnes and Joan. She died 30 December, 15 Henry VII, and after her death the said William was seised of the premises in his demesne as of free tenement by reason of issue raised between him and her. He died 5 July, 15 Henry VII, and after his death the premises descended to the said Joan (aged 14 years and more), Agnes (aged 7 years and more) and Joan (aged 3 years and more), as daughters and heirs of Margaret.
SOMERSET. A messuage in Rakysworthy called ‘Rakysworthy,’ worth 30s., held of the king, as of his manor of Durlegh, parcel of his duchy of Lancaster, by fealty and a rent of 4 1/2d. yearly.
A tenement in Enemere called ‘Bereford,’ worth 10s., held of Thomas Malet, esquire, as of his manor of Enemere, by knight-service, to wit, by a twentieth part of a knight’s fee and payment of 2s. for scutage when it falls at 40s., and more or less when it falls at more or less.
30a. land and meadow in Strochehalt in the parishes of Peryton and Hunspyle, held of Thomas, earl of Ormonde, services unknown.
E. Series II. File. 897a. (12.)
1105. JOHN PAYNE, esquire.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 8 November, 17 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned lands in Ludwell and Banewell, and enfeoffed thereof by charter John Monke, Edward Stawell, John Hill, John Hadley and John Dodyngton, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use of Elizabeth his wife, daughter of Robert Stawell, esquire, for life. The said feoffees were seised of the premises accordingly, and John Hill and John Dodyngton, the surviving feoffees, are still so seised.
He was also seised in fee of the remaining under-mentioned moiety, messuages and lands &c., and enfeoffed thereof by charter Robert Stawell, esquire, John Thour, clerk, Robert Stawell, the younger, John Vele, chaplain, John Neweman, chaplain, William Oldmixon, William Pokeswell and John Payne of Briggewater, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use of himself and his heirs and for the performance of his last will. The said feoffees are still seised of the premises to that use. His said will was produced to the jurors on the taking of this inquisition.
He died 12 August, 11 Henry VII. Thomas Payne, aged 15 years and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERSET. 260a. land in Ludwell, worth 60s., held of Thomas Newton, esquire, and Joan, his wife, and of John Morgan and Lucy, his wife, in right of the said Joan and Lucy, daughters and heirs of Thomas Hampton, esquire, as of their manor of Westwode, services unknown.
100a. land in Banewell, worth 40s., held of the prior and convent of St. Thomas, Worsprynge, as of their manor of Worsprynge, by fealty only.
A moiety of the manor of Hutton, every alternate presentation to the church of Hutton, 20 messuages, 200a. land, 40a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 100a. wood and a windmill in Hutton, 7 messuages and 120a. land in Elbarough, a messuage and 20a. land in Pontesyde, 2 messuages and 40a. land in West Oldmixon, and 60a. land in Est Oldmixon, worth 10l., held of Thomas Newton &c. (as above, land in Ludwell), by fealty only.
6 messuages and 100a. land in Rouleston, Wellefareshull and Pokeston, 2 messuages and 60a. land in Weston super Mare, Barton and Shepham, 8 messuages and 140a. land in Wedmore and Cluer, 20a. land in Lockynge, 4 messuages and 100a. land in Worle, and a messuage and 20a. land in Blackedon: whereof the lands &c. in Wellefareshull, worth 13s. 4d., are held of Alexander, bishop of Bath and Wells, in right of his church, as of his manor of Banewell, by free socage, to wit, 2s. 4d., fealty, and service of providing two of his men by the day to clean a certain weir (gurgitem) near Banewell called ‘Kynges rime’; the lands &c. in Lockynge, Pokeston, Rouleston and Barton, worth 26s. 8d., are held of the prior of St. Thomas, Worspryng, as of his manor of Worspryng, by fealty only; the lands &c. in Weston super Mare, worth … ., are held of John Arthoure, esquire, as of his manor of Weston, by fealty and two-thirds (?) of 3s. yearly; the lands &c. in Wedmore, worth 5s., are held of the dean and chapter of Wells, as of their manor of Wedmore, by fealty only; and the lands &c. in Cluer and Shepham, worth 13s. 4d., are held of the lady Isabel Newton, widow, as of her manor of Cluer, services unknown.
9 messuages and 200a. land in Uphill, worth 40s., held of Thomas, earl of Derby, as of his manor of Uphill, by fealty and a rent of 12d. yearly.
2 messuages in Axbrigg, worth 6s. 8d., held of Alexander, bishop of Bath and Wells, in right of his church, as of his manor of Axebrigge, by free socage.
E. Series II. File 897b. (1.)
1106. KATHARINE HARCOURTE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 5 November, 20 Henry VII.
She died 4 August, 4 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned tenement &c. William Harcourte, aged 41 years and more, is her son and heir. Since her death the said William has received all the issues and profits of the said tenement &c.
DORSET. A tenement, 300a. land, 200a. pasture, 51a. meadow and 40a. wood in Corffe Moleyn, worth 20l., held of the king in chief by knight-service.
E. Series II. File 897c. (10.)
1107. NICHOLAS LISLE, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 19 June, 21 Henry VII.
He was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors, and enfeoffed thereof by charter Morgan Kedwelly, knight, (by the name of Morgan Kedwelly, esquire), and John Fauntleroy, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, to the use of himself and his heirs and assigns. The said feoffees were seised thereof accordingly, and John Fauntleroy, the survivor of them, is still so seised.
The said Nicholas died 20 March, 21 Henry VII. John Lisle, knight, aged 34 years and more, is his son and heir.
DORSET. Manor of Maydenewton, worth 10l., held of the heirs of Stapelton, services unknown.
Manor of Uppesydelyng, worth 10 marks, held of the king, as of his duchy of Lancaster, services unknown.
Manor of Tollar Porcorum, worth 20s., held of the abbot of Serne, services unknown.
Note in margin:—Liberacio inde post mortem Nicholai Lysle in Originalibus de anno xxj. regis H. vij., rotulo xliiij., unacum exitibus a tempore mortis ipsius Nicholai.
E. Series II. File 897c. (23.)
1108. ALICE WADHAM, late the wife of William Wadham.
Writ of Diem clausit, missing; inquisition 29 October, 23 Henry VII.
She was seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages &c., and granted them by charter to John Speke, knight, Thomas Greynfeld, knight, and Nicholas Bluet, esquire, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of her last will; and they are still seised thereof to that use.
She died 26 April last. Elizabeth wife of Nicholas Ayssheford, aged 20 years and more, is her daughter and heir.
SOMERSET. 6 messuages, 6 tofts, 5 gardens, 69a. land, 16a. meadow, 17a. pasture and 1a. wood in the parish of Northcory, 24 messuages, 300a. land, 100a. meadow, 200a. pasture and 100a. wood in Curlond, and a tenement in Bruggewater, alias all her manors of Knappe, North Cory, Est Cory, Curlond and Cory Malet, and all her messuages, lands, rents and services in those places and elsewhere in the county: whereof the messuages &c. in North Cory, Knappe and Est Cory, worth 4l., are held of the dean and chapter of Wells, services unknown; the messuages &c. in Curlond and Cory Malett, worth 100s., are held of the earl of Northumberland, services unknown; and the tenement in Bruggewater, worth 5s., is held of the lord Daubeney, as of his manor of Bruggewater, by a rent of 8d. and suit to his court of Bruggewater on Monday after Hilary every year.
E. Series II. File 897d. (10.)
1109. MARIONA BAUNFELD, widow.
Writ of Diem clausit, missing; inquisition 10 April, 24 Henry VII.
She held the under-mentioned manor and messuages for life, the reversion belonging of right to John Baunfeld, her son and heir.
She died 9 November, 24 Henry VII. The said John is 40 years of age and more.
DORSET. Manor of Westercoscombe, worth 100s., held of — Lestraunge, earl of Derby, in socage, by fealty and a rent of 10s., yearly.
2 messuages in Chadington, worth 40s., held of Edmund, bishop of Salisbury, as of his manor of Bemyster, by a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
E. Series II. File 897d. (17.)
1110. NICHOLAS KYRKHAM, the elder, of Winchester.
Inquisition, virtute officii, . . November, 2 Henry VII.
Owing to divers infirmities he is a lunatic, enjoying lucid intervals. He is not capable of managing his own affairs. He is seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages and lands &c. John (?) Kyrkeham, his son, has taken all the issues and profits thereof to his own use.
SOMERSET. A messuage and 100a. land in Somerton, worth 3l. 16s.
A messuage and 12a. land in Kyngesdon, worth …… .
5a. land in Pedirton, worth 9s.
E. Series II. File 897d. (23.)
1111. THOMAS COBHAM, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 20 February, 20 Henry VII.
He died on Monday, 3 August, 11 Edward IV, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor. Anne wife of Edward Borough, knight, is his daughter and heir. She and the said Edward have taken the issues of the manor since his death.
Cf. Vol. II, Nos. 884, 920, 923.
WILTS. Manor of Langleyh Burell, worth 20l., held of the king, as of the earldom of Salisbury, by service of 2 knights’ fees.
Endorsed:—Fit execucio ex parte rememoratoris regis.
E. Series II. File 961. (1.)
1112. JOHN WHETEHAM, gentleman.
Inquisition, virtute officii, Monday after the Purification, 21 Henry VII.
He died on Thursday after Michaelmas, 18 Henry VII, seised in fee of the under-mentioned lands &c. Richard Wheteham, aged 23 years and more, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Divers lands, rents and services in Basyng and elsewhere within the hundred of Basyngstoke, worth 5l., held of John Pawlet, knight, as of his manor of Basyng, by knight-service, amount not known.
E. Series II. File 961. (2.)
1113. THOMAS KYNGESTON.
Inquisition, virtute officii, Wednesday before SS. Philip and James, 21 Henry VII.
Long before his death he was seised of the under-mentioned manor of Warnford and messuages &c. mentioned therewith, and by his charter dated 13 November, 14 Henry VII, enfeoffed thereof, with the king’s licence, William Warham, [Master] of the Rolls, William Uvedale and William Fyndern, knights, Thomas Wode, J.C.B., … . . Shirbourne, clerk, William Eleot, clerk, William Besellys, esquire, Nicholas Malory, esquire, ……… ., George Foster, esquire, William Tystede, esquire, and William Felton, clerk, to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, for the performance of his last will, as appears in a schedule of his said will dated 15 November, 1498.
He died seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor of Shyrborne St. John.
He died 25 January last. John Kyngeston, aged 16 years, is his kinsman and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Warnford, and 60 messuages, a mill, 1000a. land, 400a. pasture, 100a. meadow and 40a. wood in Warnford, worth 36l., held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Manor of Shyrborne St. John, worth 20l., held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Note in margin:—Sancti Michaelis brevia anno xxiiij, rotulo—, ex parte rememoratoris thesaurarii.
E. Series II. File 961. (6.)
1114. MARGARET WITTONSTALL.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 2 October, 22 Henry VII.
The said Margaret, late the wife of John Cottusmore, esquire, died 30 November, 22 Edward IV, seised of the under-mentioned manors in her demesne as of free tenement, the reversion belonging to John Cottusmore, now knight, her said husband’s son and heir, who is now 50 years of age and more.
HANTS. Manors of Yaverland (worth 10l.) and Suthwath St. Laurence (worth 10l.), then held of Anthony, earl of Reverse, as of his castle of Caresbroke, by service of 6 1/2 knights’ fees.
E. Series II. File 961. (12.)
1115. RICHARD GODARD.
Inquisition, virtute officii, . . July, 23 Henry VII.
Long before his death, by his charter dated 27 April, 1 Henry VII, he (by the name of Richard Godard of Upham in the parish of Aldeborn) granted the under-mentioned messages &c. in Aldeborn and Upham except the messuage and 18a. land in Aldeborn and the 2a. in Aldeborn called ‘Smythis lande,’ (by the name of all his messuages &c. in Upham and his 3 tenements in Aldeborn which he together in Portstr[ete between] …… on the north and a tenement of Robert Morley on the south, with the curtilages, gardens, 10a. arable lying scattered in the fields of Aldeborn, and common …… . .), to John Stone, vicar of the church of St. Michael, Aldeborn, Edmund Hobbis, Elizabeth Godard and Joan Yate, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Joan. The said Joan was seised of the premises accordingly in fee, and the other grantees in their demesne as of free tenement.
The said Richard was seised in fee on the day of his death of the remaining under-mentioned messuages and lands, as well as the messuage and lands in Aldeborn excepted above.
He died 18 July, 20 Henry VII. Joan Yeate, aged 30 years and more, is his daughter and heir.
WILTS. 5 messuages, 5 gardens and 16a. land in Aldeborn, worth 40s., held of [the king, as of his duchy of] Lancaster, by a rent of 2s. yearly.
3 messuages, 2 1/2 virgates of land, 22a. meadow and 2a. wood in [Upham], worth … ., held of the king, as of his duchy aforesaid, by service of 5s. yearly.
. . messuages, 2 virgates of land, 10a. meadow and 3a. wood in Upham, worth 30s., held of John Yorke by service of 13s. 4d. yearly.
A messuage and 18a. land in Aldeborn, held of the king, as of his duchy aforesaid, by service of 2s. 1d. yearly.
2a. land in Aldeborn called ‘Smythis lande,’ held of Robert Smyth by service of … . yearly.
A messuage in Rammesbury, worth . . s., held of the bishop of Salisbury by service of 8d. yearly.
A messuage and 4a. land adjacent thereto in Ocborne St. George, worth 12s., held of Thomas Michell by service of 2d. yearly.
A messuage in Swyndon, worth 20s., held of George, earl of Shrewsbury, by service of 12d. yearly.
A messuage, 12a. land, 14a. meadow and 1a. wood in Escote, worth 30s., held of the same earl by service of 12s. yearly.
E. Series II. File 961. (16.)
1116. WALTER ESCOURTE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 10 May, 23 Henry VII.
He died . . March last seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuage &c. Margaret wife of Robert Swayn, aged 55 years and more, Joan wife of John Pynkernell, aged … . . and more, and Agnes wife of John …… ., aged 42 years and more, his daughters, and John Pynkernell, aged 2 . . years ……, son of Elizabeth his other daughter, are his next heirs.
HANTS. A messuage, . . a. land, 18a. pasture, 2a. meadow, 20a. wood and 13s. rent in West Tyderly, and a mediety of the advowson of the church of West Tyderley, worth … ., held of the king in chief by service of 5s. yearly.
Note in margin:—Sancti Michaelis brevia anno xxiiij., rotulo —.
E. Series II. File 961. (18.)
1117. THOMAS IVE.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 9 May, 23 Henry VII.
He has long been, and still is, a lunatic with lucid intervals. He is seised in fee of the under-mentioned messuages &c., and the custody of him and the said messuages &c. ought to belong to the king by reason of his prerogative.
WILTS. A messuage and 100a. land in West Kyyngton, worth 40s.
A messuage and 100a. land in Alderton, worth 33s. 4d.
E. Series II. File 961. (19.)
1118. MARGARET HARECOURT, widow.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 21 June, 1 Henry VII.
She held the under-mentioned manors for life, the reversion belonging to John Harecourt, esquire, and his heirs. After the death of the said John the reversion descended to Robert Harecourt as his son and heir.
She died 25 May last. The said Robert, aged 14 years and more, is her kinsman and heir, to wit, son of the said John, her son by Robert Harecourt, knight.
STAFFORD. Manor of Schareshull, worth 3l. 6s. 8d., held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of his barony of Stafford, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Saredon, worth 5l., similarly held of the same duke by the same service.
Manor of Covon, worth 40s., similarly held of the same duke by the same service.
Manor of Elnehall, worth 10l., held of the bishop of Chester by service of half a knight’s fee.
E. Series II. File 1013. (1.)
1119. HUMPHREY COTUS of Wodcote.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 21 June, 1 Henry VII.
He died 22 August last seised in fee of the under-mentioned manors. Humphrey Cotus, aged 3 years and more, is his son and heir.
STAFFORD. Manor of Cotus, worth 3l., held of Edward, duke of Buckingham, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of his barony of Stafford, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Bromehale, worth 6l. 3s. 4d., held of the bishop of Chester by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Inkyrton, worth 40s., held of the bishop of Chester by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
E. Series II. File 1013. (2.)
1120. FRANCIS LOVELL, VISCOUNT LOVELL, attainted.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 29 December, 1 Henry VII.
He was attainted of high treason in the Parliament held at Westminster on 7 November, 1 Henry VII, and on the said 7 November he was seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor &c.
STAFFORD. Manor of Yoxhale (extent given), and the advowson of the church of Yoxhale pertaining thereto, worth 41l.
E. Series II. File 1013. (3.)
1121. THOMAS GOWER, knight.
Inquisition, virtute officii, 20 March, 3 Henry VII.
He died on Tuesday after St. Bartholomew, 3 Henry VII, seised of the under-mentioned messuage &c. John Gower, aged 14 years, is his son and heir, and is in the wardship of Humphrey Stanley, knight, by the king’s gift.
Cf. Vol. I, Nos. 556, 1005.
STAFFORD. A messuage, 41a. land, 10a. meadow, 8a. pasture and 10s. rent in Kyngeston (?), late of William Okeden, worth 40s., held of the king in chief by knight-service, to wit, by a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
E. Series II. File 1014. (1).