Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 143

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A. E. Stamp, E. Salisbury, E. G. Atkinson, J. J. O'Reilly. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 143". Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III. (London, 1921), , British History Online. Web. 19 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp386-400.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 143

487. ALAN ALKYS, of Anderby.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Alan, who held of the heir of Adam de Welle, a minor in the king’s wardship, and as to who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 20 May, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Alford, Tuesday after St. Peter’s Chains, 33 Edward III.
Anderby (or Andirby). Two tofts and 9a. land held of the heir of Adam de Welle, tenant in chief, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. The king has been in possession, by his escheator, since the said Alan’s death and has received the issues.
Hotoft. 10a. pasture held of the earl of Angos by knight’s service. The said earl has been in possession since the said Alan’s death.
Anderby and Hotoft. 2a. pasture held of Robert Bavant by knight’s service. The said Robert has been in possession since Alan’s death by reason of the minority of Alan’s heir.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on Monday after St. Laurence, 23 Edward III. Alan his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (1.)
488. WILLIAM BUSSHEL or BOISCHEL.
Writ, 17 November, 33 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Nyweton Boischel, 12 December, 33 Edward III.
Teyngwyk. Two parts of the manor, and two parts of a third part of the hundred of Teyngbrigge, with the reversion of the third part of the manor and of the third part of a third part of the hundred held in dower by Joan, late wife of William Boischel his father, held of the king in chief by service of rendering yearly at the Exchequer a pair of gilt spurs.
He held no other lands.
He died on Monday before St. Luke last. John Boischel his brother, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (2.)
489. THEOBALD GROSSET.
Writ (mutilated), … . . 33 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Buckingham, Saturday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 33 Edward III.
Chalfhunt. A fourth part of the manor held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee as part of the barony of Wolverton.
Padeburi. A fourth part of the manor similarly held by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Both taken into the king’s hand after the death of Cecily Grosset, daughter and heir of John de Wolverton, on account of the minority of Theobald Grosset, her son and heir.
Bourton. A messuage and a carucate of land held of lady Sarah de Brewes in socage by service of 1lb. pepper.
Theobald died at Caleys on the feast of St. Nicholas, 32 Edward III. Elizabeth Grosset, his sister, aged 17 years, married to William Bars, is his heir. No child has been begotten between them.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (3.)
490. ISABEL, DAUGHTER OF JOHN DE LOVAYNE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands &c. which came into the king’s hand by the death of John de Lovayne and the minority of the said Isabel, who has died a minor in the king’s wardship. 6 June, 33 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Chelmersford, Thursday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 33 Edward III.
Eystans ad Turrim. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief, service not known, came into the king’s hand on the death of John de Lovayne, tenant in chief, by the minority of his daughters, Isabel, who died a minor, and Eleanor, still alive and in the king’s wardship, not having proved her age.
The said Isabel died about Whitsuntide, 25 Edward III. Eleanor her sister, whom William de Bourgch[er] married, age not known, is her heir.
Bartholomew de Bourgherssh, knight, has had possession of the said manor with other lands in Suffolk of the inheritance of the said Isabel and Eleanor and has received the issues thereof since the death of the aforesaid John, as also the manor of Brokesheved, co. Essex, which came into the king’s hand by the death of Joan, late the wife of the said John, and the minority of the said Eleanor; and has had the issues since the death of Joan by the king’s grant.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (4.)
491. BEATRICE, LATE WIFE OF JOHN LE BOTELER.
Writ, 14 June, 33 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Northampton, 23 July, 33 Edward III.
Grymesbery. A toft, a carucate of land, 10a. meadow and 6 marks rent held of the king in chief as of the crown by service of rendering yearly 5s. by the hands of the sheriff of Northampton, doing suit at the king’s hundred of Sutton every three weeks, which hundred is held by Robert de Holond at fee farm, and of making and repairing when necessary a perch of 16ft. of the wall round the king’s park of Multon Park by Northampton, at her own cost.
She held no other lands in the county.
She died on 1 June last. John le Boteler, son of the above-named John le Botiler and Beatrice, aged 40 years and more at Easter last, is her heir.
Writ, 14 June, 33 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Gloucester, 22 June, 33 Edward III.
La Bruwerne. A messuage, 25a. arable, one third being fallow, 5a. meadow and 4s. rent held of the king in chief by service of rendering 12d. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff and doing suit at the court of the king’s Berton by Gloucester; and 51a. arable, 10a. meadow held of the honour of Walyngford jointly with her late husband, John le Boteler, by the gift of Thomas le Boteler to them and the heirs of the said John, by service of fealty and one suit yearly at the hundred of Chyrinton.
Morcote. 30a. arable, 10a. meadow, 3s. rent held of Ralph Hathewy jointly with her said late husband by gift of the same Thomas to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the heirs of Beatrice, by service of fealty and 22d. yearly rent.
Park. The manor (extent given) held of Edward Sancti Johannis jointly as last above, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
She held no other lands in the county nor in the march of Wales adjoining.
She died on 1 June last. John, son of the said John le Boteler and Beatrice, aged 40 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (5.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 14. (19) (Gloucester).
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 120 (Northampton).
492. ROBERT, SON OF ROBERT DE TOTHALE, an idiot.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the sanity of the said Robert &c. 15 May, 33 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Neuport Paynel, Friday after Holy Trinity, 33 Edward III.
Tothale. The said Robert de Tothale has been an idiot since 20 Edward III. The manor (extent given) of Tothale, with two carucates of land, held of the earl of Warwick by knight’s service, descended to him by inheritance. The extent includes a rent of 100s., of which are rents resolute yearly 3s. 4d. to the earl of Warwick for suit of court, and 2s. to John Blound. He has never alienated any lands or tenements. The earl of Warwick now receives the issues.
Robert de Tothale his son, aged 18 years, is his heir and is in the earl’s wardship.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at St. Neot’s, Thursday after St. Barnabas, 34 Edward III.
Herdwik. The said Robert has been an idiot since 20 Edward III. The manor of Tothalebury (extent given) in Herdwik, held of the king in chief as of the honour of Huntingdon by knight’s service, descended to him by inheritance. Gilbert Chastiloun received the issues thereof by the king’s grant until his death, after which, viz. on 1 November, 32 Edward III, the escheator took the manor into the king’s hand on account of the idiocy of Robert.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (6.)
493. RICHARD DE LA LYNDE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Richard and who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 20 May, 33 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Rosse, 11 July, 33 Edward III.
Tadynton. 1/2a. moor held in fee tail by fine levied in the king’s court, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the manor, 1a. moor held in fee tail by fine as above of Baldwin de Fryvill by service of a clove (clavum garofili) yearly.
Park. A messuage, two carucates of land, 6a. meadow, 8a. wood, 2a. moor, 32s. rent similarly held of the countess of Ormound by knight’s service.
Pykesley. 10a. land, 2a. meadow similarly held of the honour of Gloucester by knight’s service.
Yarkhull. 8a. wood similarly held of Fulk fitz Waryn, service not known.
Mayneston. 10a. land, 2a. moor similarly held of George de Fay by service of rendering 4s. yearly.
John de Sholle, Walter de la Lynde and John de la Lynde have been in possession of two parts of the aforesaid lands since the death of the said Richard by title of a grant from Eleanor countess of Ormound of the wardship and marriage of Joan, daughter and heir of Richard, they being ignorant that the aforesaid 1/2a. moor in Tadynton was held of the king in chief when they received the wardship from the countess. Isabel, late wife of the said Richard, survives and has been in possession of the third part since his death by way of dower.
He died on 23 August, 24 Edward III. Joan his daughter, aged 9 years, is his heir.
He held no other lands in the said county or in the march of Wales adjoining.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (7.)
494. MARGARET, LATE WIFE OF WILLIAM MARTYN or WILLIAM MARTYN LE FITZ.
Writ, 16 August, 33 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, Monday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 33 Edward III.
Pulle. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held for life of the abbot of Glastonbury by knight’s service, of the inheritance of James Daudele of Helee in dower by the assignment of William Martyn, her late husband. The reversion belongs to the said James, kinsman and heir of William Martyn.
She died 7 July last past. John, son and heir of Laurence de Hastynges, aged 14 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 12 July, 33 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Dertyngton, 31 July, 33 Edward III.
Dertyngton. The manor with the advowson of the church, held for life of James Daudeleye, lord of Heleye, and Isabel his wife, with reversion to the said James and Isabel, to be held by them for their lives of the king in chief after their and Margaret’s deaths by service of a tenth part of the barony of Barn[staple], with remainders successively to James, son of the said James and Isabel, and the heirs male of his body, to the heirs male of James and Isabel, and in default of such to the crown according to the form of a fine levied in the king’s court thereon.
Langacre. The manor held for life of the aforesaid James, with reversion to the latter for life, to be held by him of the king in chief by the services of a twentieth part of the barony of Barn’, and after his death to the king, according to the form of a fine as above.
Uppexe, Ilfardycombe and Kyngeston. The manors held for life of James Daudeleye, who holds of Hugh de Cortenay, earl of Devon, by service of two knights’ fees, who holds of the king by the same service. The heirs of William Chambernoun receive 20 marks yearly from the manor of Ilfardycombe.
Shillyngeforde. A messuage and a ferling of land held for life of the same James, who holds of John abbot of Torre by service of 8s. yearly, who holds of the king in frank almoin.
James Daudeleye, long before the death of the aforesaid Margaret, was 40 years of age and more.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 8 July, 33 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Toustoke, 18 July, 33 Edward III.
Toustoke. The manor and the advowson of the church held in dower. The premises are held of the king in chief in pure socage by fealty only.
The said Margaret died on 7 July last. After the death of William Martyn and after she was dowered of the premises the reversion thereof fell to Eleanor, late wife of Philip de Columbariis, sister and one of the heirs of William Martyn, by partition, and the deceased attorned for this reversion to Philip and Eleanor, who by fine levied in the king’s court granted it to Lewis de Kammeys, parson of the church of Combemartyn, and Baldwin Aylmer; to whom the deceased then attorned. Lewis and Baldwin granted the same reversion to Philip and Eleanor for their lives, with remainder to Ralph Basset the younger and Alesia his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and failing such heirs to the right heirs of the aforesaid Eleanor. For this Margaret attorned to Philip and Eleanor. After the deaths of Philip, Eleanor, Ralph and Alesia, she attorned to Ralph Basset of Drayton, knight, son and heir of the said Ralph and Alesia, to whom the reversion now belongs. The said Ralph is 24 years of age and more.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (8.)
495. GILBERT DE NEVILL.
Writ, 30 May, 33 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, Thursday in Whitsun week, 33 Edward III.
Lotryngton. A waste toft, fourscore acres of land lying waste, tenants at will and cotters paying 4l. 16s. 5d. yearly, and tenants holding demesne paying 6s. 6d.; held of the archbishop of York by knight’s service and by service of suit at the said archbishop’s court of Shirburn every three weeks.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 27 May last. Elizabeth his daughter, married to Simon Simeon, aged 16 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 30 May, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, Tuesday in Whitsun week, 33 Edward III.
Grymesthorp. The manor held of the heir of John de Bello Monte by service of a fifteenth part of a knight’s fee.
Ingoldesby. A messuage and a carucate of land and 5s. rent held of William de Bussy by knight’s service.
Ketilby, Glauntfordbrig and Thorp. A manor called the manor of Ketilby held of Nicholas Darell by knight’s service, except three bovates, parcel of this manor, which are held of the fee of William de Ros of the manor of Wragby by knight’s service.
Nettilton, Herdewyk and Northcotes. A messuage, a water-mill and two carucates of land in Nettilton and Herdewyk, 10a. meadow in Nettilton, 40s. rent in Nettilton and Herdewyk, 40s. rent and four villeins in Northcotes each holding a cottage and half a bovate of land and rendering 7s. 6d. and 1qr. 2bus. salt, London measure, held of the earl of Northampton by fealty and 20s. rent yearly.
The said Gilbert and Katherine his wife held all the abovementioned tenements jointly by the gift of Cecily Cade to them and the heirs of Gilbert.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 30 May, 33 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Malmesbury, 18 June, 33 Edward III.
Durynton. A messuage and two carucates of land containing 200a., of which 100a. are sown yearly and the other 100a. lie in common, a water-mill with a fishery, a small pasture for oxen, pasture for 600 sheep, 1a. meadow, 10l. rent and 6s. 8d. perquisites of court; held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
He died on 27 May last. Heir, Elizabeth, as above.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 15 June, 33 Edward III.
Fernham. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by knight’s service for a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the said county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (9.)
496. ROBERT SOUTH, of Strubby.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Robert, who held of the heir of Adam de Welle, a minor in the king’s wardship. 1 June, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Alford, Thursday after St. Nicholas, 33 Edward III.
He held no lands of the said heir by knight’s service.
Strubby. A messuage and a carucate of land held of John de Hardeshill by knight’s service, who held of the duke of Lancaster by knight’s service, who held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Malberthorp. 10a. meadow held of Thomas son of William by knight’s service, who held of Walter de Fauconberge by knight’s service, who held of the earl of Angos by knight’s service, who held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
John de Hardeshill has been in possession of the premises in Strubby by reason of the wardship of Alice, daughter and heir of Robert South, and has received the issues and within three weeks after the death of the said Robert he married her to William, son of Hugh de Cumberworth, and received the profits of the marriage.
Thomas son of William has been in possession of the meadow in Malberthorp since the death of Robert South by reason of the minority of the same Alice.
The said Robert had no other lands in the county.
He died on 3 June, 23 Edward III. Alice his daughter, begotten by him of Joan, daughter of Robert de Saltfletby, aged 16 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (10.)
497. JAMES LAPYN.
Writ, 16 October, 33 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Sydyngbourn, 21 October, 33 Edward III.
Morston. Tenements called Esthall (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Halbergh in Reyculver. A messuage &c., fourscore and 10a. arable, 1a. meadow, 5a. wood, 12a. pasture, 10s. rent, held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of rendering yearly 37s. and doing suit at the court of his manor of Bysshopton every three weeks and by service of paying 11 1/2d. yearly at Michaelmas to the abbot of St. Augustine’s, Canterbury.
Sydyngbourn. A messuage held jointly by the said James and Juliana his wife, who survives, by gift of William White to them and the heirs of their bodies, of Queen Philippa, as of the manor of Midelton, by service of rendering 2d. yearly.
Rodmershame. A rent of 10qrs. barley receivable yearly from a messuage and 22a. land by the hands of William Tomelyn held jointly as above of Queen Philippa, service not known; 2qrs. barley from Robert Boly and 1 1/2qrs. barley from John de Bynny similarly held.
Elmele. 27a. land held jointly as above of the gift of Henry atte Doune of Elmele, the heirs of Jurdan Fissher and William Eylwyn, who were tenants of the said James as of his land of Esthall by service of 3d. an acre. Each acre is worth 3d. only because the land is wet (aquosa) and often flooded.
Hyrne. A cottage, 6d. rent, and 40a. of land held jointly as above by gift of Roger Maynel and James de Pysyng of the archbishop of Canterbury by homage only.
Reyculver. A wind-mill, 12a. land and 6a. salt marsh held jointly as above, by gift of the same Roger and James, by service of rendering yearly to the archbishop 20d. and doing suit at his court every three weeks.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 12 October last. Thomas Lapyn his son, aged 12 years at the feast of St. John the Baptist next, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (11.)
498. JOHN AVENEL, knight.
Writ, Sandwich, 3 October, 33 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Kellyngge, 4 March, 34 Edward III.
Kellyngge. The manor. The said John formerly held this manor, but long before his death he gave it to John Meperteshale, knight, Warin de Bassingbourne, knight, Hugh de Staunfford and Clement Flemmyng on condition that they should pay all his debts and then enfeoff his son John of the manor, if the latter survived him, but, if the said son John should die before the payment of his father’s debts, then they should enfeoff Mary, sister of the said son, wife of Warin de Bassingbourne, knight. The manor is held of the countess of Huntingdon by knight’s service.
The said John Avenel, knight, died in Britanny about the Gule of August last, as the jury understand. John his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir and is living.
Writ, Sandwich, 26 October, 33 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Gamelyngeye, Thursday the eve of St. Nicholas, 33 Edward III.
Toft. A messuage, 76a. arable, 4a. meadow and pasture, 4s. 4d. rent, rents of cocks and hens and corn, a rent of 3s. called ‘milnesilver,’ 7s. 7d. works of customers and 2s. profits of court, held of the countess of Clare by service of suit of court once a year.
Wynpol. A manor (extent given) held of the earl of Richmond by service of 6s. 8d. or a sparrowhawk yearly; a manse and 70a. land, with 2a. meadow and 11s. rent, held of Sir Thomas Gyssinge by service of 3s. 4d. yearly and suit at the county [court] of Cambridge or 4s. for fine. The manor is charged with 13s. 4d. yearly to the lord of the Isle (domino de Insula).
Gamelyngeye. A manor (extent given, including pasture called ‘Oxlese’ and 30a. of wood) held of the lord Fitz Water by knight’s service and the said John used to render 8s. 6d. yearly to the scholars of Merton Hall for this land.
Mordon with Redreth. Rents of hens &c. and 12d. pleas of court held of the lady of Clare by service of suit of court at Lutlington.
Holewell. The manor (extent given) held of the abbot of Rameseye by service of 11s. yearly.
While the aforesaid lands &c. were in his hands the said John paid to the lord of the Isle 3s. 6d. yearly, to John de Dovor 3s. 3 1/2d., to John Brocas 3d., and to John Breton of Stondon 18d.
Ten years before his death he enfeoffed John de Meperteshale, Warin de Bassingbourne and Hugh de Staunford of all these lands and tenements in the same terms as in the preceding inquisition.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 20 April, 34 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Gamelyngeye, Tuesday before Ascension day, 34 Edward III.
He held no knights’ fees in the county.
Gamelyngeye. The advowson of the church, which belongs to the manor.
Both are in the escheator’s custody.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (12.)
499. AVICE, LATE WIFE OF OWEN AP OWEN.
Writ, 28 January, 33 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Tenby (Tenebiam), Monday after the Purification, 33 Edward III.
PEMBROKE. Maynerbire, Pennaly and Begely. The manors. John de Barry being seised of these manors, gave them to David de Barry, his brother, and the heirs male of his body, and David demised them to John for life. Afterwards David died and John de Barry, though having only a life interest, alienated the said manors in fee to one Richard son of Thomas, who immediately demised them to John de Barry and Beatrice his wife for their lives. David de Barry, son of David aforesaid, recently entered the manors, and John de Barry, while he was in seisin, gave him a release and bound himself to warrant his possession. So this David was long seised of the manors, until Richard de Barry, brother of David de Barry the father, came and forcibly disseised him and died seised of the manors. After his death the aforesaid Avice, wife of Owen ap Owen, daughter and heir of the said Richard de Barry, entered the manors and died seised thereof in fee. She held the manors of Maynerbire and Pennaly of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of the castle of Pembroch by knight’s service; and the manor of Begely of John de Carrue by knight’s service.
She died on the eve of the Assumption, 32 Edward III, without heir of her body. David de Barry, son of David de Barry, son of the aforesaid David (sic), her cousin, being son of David brother of Richard her father, aged 24 years, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (13.)
500. THOMAS DE CARGYNTEL, SON AND HEIR OF ELLIS DE CARGYNTEL or CARGYNTAL, an idiot.
Writ to enquire as to the sanity of the said heir and as to his lands, &c. 12 November, 33 Edward III.
CORNWALL. Inq. taken at Launceston, Monday after the Purification, 35 Edward III.
The said Thomas is an idiot from birth and incapable of managing himself or his lands. The following lands &c. descended to him by inheritance after the death of Ellis his father:—
Dounhevedburgh. A tenement held of the heirs of Serlo Wilsshe, rendering to them 6d. yearly and to the church of St. Mary Magdalene 4d.; three parks called ‘Chewe Wallus,’ one held of Thomas Pleyndamur by rent of 6 1/2d. yearly, another of John Bele by rent of 2 1/2d., and the third park held of William Chubbe by rent of 2 1/2d., which parks render yearly to St. Mary Magdalene 1/2lb. wax; rents of 8d. and 12d. from John Spenser and Ralph Germeyn respectively for tenements there. The premises were in the possession of (occupata per) Richard Cargyntal for two years—23 and 24 Edward III—because this Richard is next heir after the death of the said Thomas. Thomas Gybbe, clerk, has had them from the 25th year up to now as kinsman and next friend of the said Thomas on his mother’s side.
The aforesaid Ellis died on 12 May, 22 Edward III: the said Thomas, an idiot, is aged 23 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (14.)
501. SIMON DE FURNEAUX.
Writ, 8 March, 33 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Bruggewater, Monday the feast of the Annunciation, 33 Edward III.
Culve, Purye by Bruggewater, Astynton, Hethcombe. The manors, held of Sir John de Bello Campo of Somerset by knight’s service as of his manor of Compton Dundene.
La Wyndghate. 30a. land held of the same by knight’s service, which Robert le Fitz Payn held of the deceased by service of 8s. yearly.
Holeford. Lands &c. worth 40s. held of John de Mohun of Dunsterre by knight’s service.
Fytyngdon. A messuage and a carucate of land held of Robert de Brideport of Wyghtlakynton by knight’s service.
He had no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
He died on the feast of St. Clement last. Elizabeth his daughter, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (15.)
502. WILLIAM DE CALTHORP, knight.
Writ, 3 September, 33 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich, 14 January, 33 Edward III.
Sythynge. A messuage and 50a. land held of the king in chief by service of a barbed arrow yearly, worth 1d., to be rendered at the king’s castle of Norwich.
Sythynge. A manor.
Brunham Thorpe. The manor.
Both manors held jointly by the deceased and Isabel his wife, who survives, by fine levied in the king’s court, of the earl of Arundel by service of one knight’s fee, with remainder to John son and heir of the deceased.
Calthorp. The manor held jointly as above of the abbot of St. Benet’s, Hulme, by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
The said William died on 30 August last. John his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (16.)
503. WILLIAM DE CAVERESWALLE or DE CARESWALL, knight.
Writ, 20 March, 33 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. made at Stretford on Avene, Sunday after the Annunciation, 33 Edward III.
Mulcote. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of rendering a sore sparrowhawk or 2s. yearly.
Pynleye. The manor, held of William Maundevill by knight’s service.
Hardebarewe. 10l. rent.
Wykene. The hamlet, held of Edward, prince of Wales, by knight’s service.
Styvechhall. The hamlet, held of the bishopric of Chester, service not known.
Wolfhampcote and Hardebarewe. The advowsons of the churches held of the lady de Burgo.
All held jointly by the said William and Mary his wife, long since dead, by gift of Master Thomas de Langeleye, deceased, for their lives, with remainder to Geoffrey son of Geoffrey de Langeleye, and the heirs of his body; this Geoffrey died in the lifetime of William de Cavereswalle, and Joan his daughter, married to John son of Alan, son of Alan de Cherleton, knight, is his heir, aged 17 years and more at Christmas last.
The said William held no other lands &c. in the county.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (17.)
504. HAWISE, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE WYSHAM, knight.
Writ, 28 April, 33 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Bouthorp, 6 May, 33 Edward III.
Bouthorp. The manor (extent given), including a fishery, held for her life as of the inheritance of Alice, wife of Andrew de Boures, of the king in chief as of the honour of Hatfeld Peverel by service of a knight’s fee.
She died on 14 April last. Alice, wife of Andrew de Boures, aged 36 years and more, is her heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Elyngham, 7 May, 33 Edward III.
Elyngham. The manor (extent given) held for her life, with remainder to John de Wysham and Joan his wife and the heirs of their bodies and, failing such heirs, to Robert de Bures, of John Bardolf by service of a sparrowhawk yearly.
She died on 14 April last. John de Wysham, her son, aged 26 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 119.
505. MAUD DE WYKEBERE or LATE THE WIFE OF RICHARD DE WYGGEBEARE.
Writ, 12 May, 33 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Eblesbourne Wak, 4 June, 33 Edward III.
Eblesbourne Wak. A moiety of the manor held for life by the demise of Ingram Berenger, grandfather of Nicholas Berenger, and reverting to the said Nicholas, who is son and heir of Nicholas Berenger, son and heir of Ingram. Ingram Berenger held the said moiety of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
A moiety of a messuage and a fourth part of a virgate of land with the office of keeper of (balliva custodiendi) the whole wood of the manor belonging thereto, held of Edmund Hakelut and Emma his wife for the life of the said Emma by service of 2s. 7 1/2d. yearly.
The said Maud died on 20 May last. John, son of Katherine her daughter, aged 15 years, is her heir.
Writ, 3 June, 33 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Lamport, Saturday the eve of Holy Trinity [viz. 15 June], (fn. 1) 33 Edward III.
Wygebeare. The manor (extent given).
Hunstyghele by North Pederton. A messuage, a carucate of land containing 40 acres, 6a. meadow, 6a. wood and 10s. rent.
All held for life of the king in chief by service of fealty and 20s. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff, by the gift of Richard de Sancto Claro and William de Sancto Claro by their charter and by fine levied in the king’s court in his first year, with remainder to Richard de Cogan and Mary his wife and the heirs of Richard.
Chylton by Bruggewater. A messuage, 369a. land, two carucates of land containing fourscore acres, and 6a. meadow, and 12d. rent held for life of the king in chief by fealty and service of rendering 20s. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff, by gift of John Horsy, by a fine levied in the king’s court, with reversion to John, son of Ralph Horsy, a minor in the king’s wardship. These lands are worth 66s. 8d. only because almost inundated by the sea.
The said Maud died on Thursday, 23 May last. John, son of John Mareschal and Katherine his late wife, daughter of the aforesaid Maud, aged 12 years and more, is her kinsman and next heir of her blood.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (19.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 14. (23) (Somerset).
506. ANASTASIA, DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE HARDEN AND MAUD HIS WIFE, and JOHN, SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM LILLEBON AND ANASTASIA HIS WIFE.
Commission to Henry Sturmy, Henry Kerescye and John de Estbury, escheator, to enquire as to the lands and heirs of the said Anastasia and John, and who has been in possession of their lands since they died. 8 May, 33 Edward III.
Writ of venire facias to the sheriff of Wilts in connection with this commission. 8 May, 33 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Marlebergh, 3 June, 33 Edward III.
Iwode. A virgate of land within the bounds (subtus coopertum) of Iwode held of the king in chief by homage and fealty and by serjeanty of performing the duties of forester (custodiendi forestariam) of the west bailiwick in Savernak, rendering to the king 26s. yearly by the hands of the constable of Marlebergh.
Estwyk. A messuage and three carucates of land, whereof the messuage and a carucate are held of Thomas de la Ryvere by service of 9s. yearly and suit of court; and the rest, with a water-mill called ‘Jonesmull,’ of divers lords, viz. the abbot of Hyde by Winchester by service of 11s. yearly, the heir of Richard Leyr of Clench by service of 9s. 1/2d., and the heir of John le Vynce, service not known.
Covenholte. Six marks yearly rent, of which she paid 20s. to the abbot of Hyde.
Middelton Lillebon. The manor (tenure not specified).
Anastasia, daughter and heir of William de Harden and Maud his wife, held these tenements. After her death Ralph, earl of Stafford, seized the manor of Middelton Lillebon as chief lord and delivered two parts thereof to Thomas de la Rivere, who has been in possession of these two parts since the death of the said Anastasia; and Sibyl, late the wife of John Lillebon, son and heir of Anastasia, is in possession of the third part, by what title is not known.
The said Anastasia died on Saturday before St. Mark, 27 Edward III. John, son and heir of John Lillebon, son and heir of William Lillebon and (the said) Anastasia his wife, aged 18 years, is her heir.
Robert Bykemor was for three years in possession of the manor of Estwik, and Thomas de la Ryvere and John Everard, late escheator in Wilts, have been in possession another three years.
Robert Bykemor has also been in possession of the rent in Covenholde since the death of Anastasia until now.
C. Edw. III. File 130. (20.)
[Another inquisition on Anastasia, daughter of William de Hardene and wife of Robert Bilkemore, dealing with the west bailiwick of Savernake forest and a holding at Bonclive, co. Wilts, is mentioned in the folio calendar, with reference 35 Edward III, 2nd Numbers, No. 61, and described there as missing. It is still missing.]
507. ADAM DE PODYNDEN.
Writ, 26 June, 33 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Lyngefeld, 14 September, 33 Edward III.
Lyngefeld. A messuage, 12a. land, 10s. 2d. yearly rent held of the king in chief, by service of rendering yearly 10s. for farm of the encroachment at Michaelmas by the hands of the sheriff and doing suit at the king’s hundred of Tanrugge every three weeks; 100a. land held, as of the manor of Crawham, by service of rendering at the said manor 10s. yearly, the manor of Crawham being held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of one knight’s fee; 42a. land held of John de Chyvenyng by service of rendering 6s. yearly; 10a. land held of John de Pyrle by service of rendering 2s. yearly; 40a. land held of John de Gaynesford by service of rendering 2s. yearly and doing suit at the said John’s court at Chelewes every three weeks.
He held no other lands in Surrey.
He died on 4 June last. John de Podyngden his son, aged 15 years at Michaelmas next, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (21.)
508. ISABEL DE KEYNES.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
HANTS. Inq. made at Andevere, 4 October, 33 Edward III.
Tangele. Two carucates of land in the hands of bondmen held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
She had no other lands in the county.
She died on Monday before the Purification last. Thomas de Keynes her son, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Crukern, Wednesday the feast of St. Leonard, 33 Edward III.
Compton Martyn. A third part of the manor held of James de Audelee, lord of Hele, by knight’s service.
Est Douelisch and West Douelisch. The manors held in fee tail by gift of John Wake to her and John Keynes, sometime her husband, and the heirs of their bodies, of the countess of Surrey (comitissa Warren’), as of her honour of Troubrugge, by knight’s service.
She held no other lands in the county.
She died on Thursday before the Purification last. Heir, Thomas, as above, son of the said John and Isabel.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (22.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 14. (26) (Somerset).
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 118 (Southampton).
509. PETER COK of Ravenser.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands &c. of the said Peter and who has been in possession since his death. 10 March, 33 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESSE. Inq. made at Esyngton, 10 April, 33 Edward III.
Ravenesere. A messuage held of the king in chief as a free burgage of the town by service of 12d. yearly as of the honour of Aumale, which burgage was wasted by the tides of the sea and the Humber within two years after the death of the said Peter and is annihilated in the sea.
He died on 20 December, 26 Edward III. Cecily his daughter, aged 21 years and more at Christmas last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (23.)
510. JOHN DE WHETEHALE or DE WHETALES.
Writ, tested by Thomas, keeper of England, Woodstock, 18 November, 33 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. made at Ronton, Saturday before the Epiphany, 33 Edward III.
Pencrych. A messuage, 80a. arable and 4a. meadow held of the king in chief as parcel of the manor of Pencrich, which is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Frankeville. A messuage and a virgate of land held of Ralph de Ferariis by service of 10s. yearly.
He died on 2 November last. John de Whetales his son, aged 28 years at Martinmas last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 143. (24.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Added in the Exchequer copy.