Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 144

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A. E. Stamp. E. Salisbury. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 144', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921) pp. 400-414. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp400-414 [accessed 21 May 2024].

A. E. Stamp. E. Salisbury. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 144", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921) 400-414. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp400-414.

Stamp, A. E.. Salisbury, E.. Atkinson, E. G.. O'Reilly, J. J.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 144", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921). 400-414. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp400-414.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 144

511. GERARD DE BRAYBROK THE ELDER, knight.
Writ, 20 March, 33 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Shefforde, Saturday after St. John before the Latin Gate, 33 Edward III.
Clyfton. A manor with 60a. land, 4a. meadow held for life with Isabel his wife of the barony of Caynho by service of suit of court.
Clophull and Caynho. 4a. meadow and 50a. wood held for life with Isabel his wife, Gerard his son and Gerard son of the last, of the king in chief (service not specified).
Colmorthe. A moiety of the manor held of John Pycot by homage.
Blounham. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held of the earl of Penbrok by homage.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on Sunday before St. Edward the King, 33 Edward III. Gerard de Braybrok his son, of full age, is his heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wendovere, Saturday after St. George, 33 Edward III.
Horsyngdon. The manor held for life with Isabel his wife of Sir William Latymer by service of a rose at midsummer.
Prince’s Rysburgh. A carucate of land held of the prince by fealty and suit of court and service of 1lb. pepper at Martinmas.
Rysburgh. 24a. land held of John Nernuyt by fealty and service of 23s. 4d.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 20 March, 33 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Ramardewyk, 18 May, 33 Edward III.
Ramardewyk. The manor held jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives, by fine levied in the king’s court, of lord Latymer (de domino Latymer), service not known.
Piriton. 23a. land similarly held of John Doddyngseles by service of 5s. yearly.
He died on 17 March last. Heir as above, aged 22 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (1.)
512. NICHOLAS GAMAGE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Nicholas and who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 8 February, 33 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Boreford, 2 July, 33 Edward III.
Rollyndrith. A messuage and two virgates of land held of the king in chief by the serjeanty of serving in the king’s spence.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on Saturday before the Purification, 24 Edward III. His daughters, Margery, aged 30 years and more, married to John Byllyng, Joan, sister to Margery, aged 24 years and more, married to Hugh Archur, and Elizabeth, sister of Margery and Joan, aged 22 years and more, married to John son of Hugh, are his heirs.
John Bisshop, bailiff of Chadlington, had possession of the aforesaid lands &c. for seven years after the death of Nicholas, when he was bailiff of the hundred; and John de Estbury, escheator now, has had possession in the king’s name for the last year and a half.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (2.)
513. WILLIAM CLERC or CLERK.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said William and who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 20 September, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, Saturday after Michaelmas, 33 Edward III.
Lincoln. Three cottages in the parish of St. Michael on the Hill held of William de Bella Fago by service of 3s. yearly.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 16 March, 23 Edward III. Gilbert Sedan of Thorp othe Hill, aged 36 years, is his heir.
No one had possession of these cottages from the time of his death until 12 December, 31 Edward III, but from that day till now one William Sherman has had them by the demise of Walter de Kelby, the escheator, for 10s. a year, and the said Walter has received the issues and profits for the king’s use.
Writ of certiorari super causa capcionis, 18 November, 33 Edward III.
Answer of the escheator that he took the above-mentioned cottages into the king’s hand because he found by an inquisition taken ex officio that the deceased died seised of them and had no heir of his blood and bequeathed them to no one in his will.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (3.)
514. JOHN PAYNEL or PAYNELL, knight.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said John and who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 16 February, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Grantham on Friday after Ash Wednesday, 33 Edward III.
Botheby by Billesfeld. The manor held jointly with Cecily his wife of the heirs of Sir Thomas Wake by knight’s service for one knight’s fee.
Est Depyng. A messuage, 30a. land, 40a. meadow, and 30s. rent held of lady Blanche Wake by knight’s service.
He died on the feast of St. James, 23 Edward III. John his son, aged 13 years, is his heir after the decease of the said Cecily; and she, while she was sole, and afterwards she and Thomas de Botheby, now her husband, have been in possession of the above lands &c. since the death of the said John.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (4.)
515. WILLIAM DE CARRU or DE CARUE, knight.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said William and who has been in possession of his land since his death. 13 August, 33 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH ADJACENT. Inq. made at Eorselone, co. Hereford, Tuesday before St. Bartholomew, 33 Edward III.
Londischurche. A messuage and 30a. land held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, by knight’s service.
PEMBROKE. Angle (apud Angulum). Ten messuages, two mills, five carucates and three bovates of land held jointly with Eva his wife in fee tail of John de Schirbourne by knight’s service.
HEREFORD. Peosebrugge. A messuage, a carucate of land, 4a. meadow and 3s. rent similarly held of Grymbald Paunsefote.
Marcle. A messuage and a carucate of land, similarly held of Grymbald Paunsefot by service of rendering a rose at midsummer.
He died at Weston, co. Devon, on 10 February, 31 Edward III. Margaret his daughter, aged two years at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, is his heir.
William Malyfaunt of co. Pembroke took into his hand unjustly the messuage &c. in Londeschirche on the day of the death of William de Carue, claiming them as his right, and is still in possession.
Eva, wife of the deceased, who was jointly enfeoffed with him, has been and still is in possession of the other premises.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (5.)
516. JOHN DE SUTTON of Duddeleye or Dudleye.
Writ, tested by Thomas, Keeper of England, at Redyng, 1 December, 33 Edward III.
WORCESTER. Inq. made at Bremnesgrave, 14 January, 33 Edward III.
Duddeleye. The town (extent given) held jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives, by fine levied in the king’s court of the king in chief, as member of the castle of Duddeleye, by barony.
He died on Friday before St. Clement last. John his son, of full age, is his heir.
Writ, 20 April, 34 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Pateshull, 10 May, 34 Edward III.
Aston. The manor held of the earl of Hereford by service of one knight’s fee and charged with 40 marks yearly to Alice, wife of Philip Lynell, for her life.
He held no other lands in the county.
Day of death not known. Heir as above.
Writ, 1 December, 33 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Seggesley, 15 January, 33 Edward III.
Duddeley. The castle.
Seggesley. The manor.
Kyngesswinford. The manor, worth nothing beyond the farm of 11l. 10s. 7 1/2d. it pays yearly to the Exchequer.
Rowley Somery. The manor.
All held jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives, by fine levied in the king’s court, by gift of Stephen de Duddeley and John de Coleshull, chaplain, of the king in chief by barony.
Humeley. The manor held, as member of the castle of Duddeley, jointly as above, by gift of Edmund de Berford and Philip de Engelfeld, who previously held the said manor of the deceased by knight’s service.
Penne. The manor similarly held by gift of Nicholas, parson of the church of Kyngesswynford, who previously held it of the said John and Isabel by knight’s service.
Tibynton. A messuage, a carucate of land, 6a. meadow and 6a. pasture held jointly by the said John and Isabel of the lord of Tibynton by service of 12d. yearly, by gift of the aforesaid Stephen and John de Coleshull.
Date of death and heir as first above.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (6.)
517. GEOFFREY DE SAY.
Writ, 12 July, 33 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Sabrichesworth, 4 August, 33 Edward III.
Sabrichesworth. The manor (extent given), including a chief messuage, 527a. arable, a marsh for pasturing cows, a park of 60a. with great trees and deer, and a yearly leet on Friday after Michaelmas, held of the king in chief by knight’s service and charged with a yearly payment of 10l. to Robert Stangrave, knight, for life, granted to him by Geoffrey de Say, father of the deceased, which Robert still survives.
He died on 26 June last. William de Say his son, aged 19 years on the feast of St. Botolph last, is his heir.
Writ, 12 July, 33 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Bokested, 18 July, 33 Edward III.
Buksted. The manor held jointly by the said Geoffrey, Maud his wife and William their son, who survives, by gift of Richard de Chuderlegh, parson of the church of Marunhulle, and John Cramphorn to them and the heirs of the said Geoffrey and Maud, of John de Waleys, knight, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and by service of rendering yearly to the archbishop of Canterbury at his manor of Southemallyng 33s. 8 3/4d. He had no other lands or tenements belonging to the manor.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Lews, 14 July, 33 Edward III.
Hammes. The manor held jointly by the said Geoffrey and Maud his wife, who survives, by gift of Thomas de Hethe, parson of the church of Retherfeld, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder to the heirs of the said Geoffrey, of the countess of Surrey (comitissa Warenn’) by service of a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
Stret. The manor held jointly as above by gift of Ralph atte Doune, parson of the church of Codham, and Simon de Reigham, parson of the church of Hevere, with remainder to Thomas son of the said Geoffrey for life and after his death to the heirs of Geoffrey, of the countess of Surrey by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Edelmeton, 18 July, 33 Edward III.
Edelmeton [Edelmpton]. The manor (extent given, arable being worth only 1/2d. per acre when unsown because the soil is sandy and very sterile), including 40a. wood, a windmill that cannot grind for want of stones, and a leet held yearly on Thursday in Whitsun week, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee and by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly to the sheriff of Middlesex.
He had no other lands &c., in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
KENT. Inq. taken at Birling, 16 July, 33 Edward III.
Birlyng [Bierling]. The manor (extent given), including a park with deer, leets yearly after Easter and Michaelmas respectively, and a water-mill called ‘Smythorn’; held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Codham. The manor (extent given), including land in Bederede, Northberden, Suthberden, Thornefeld and Mede, a park with deer for the keeping of which the parker gets 14d. a week, and leets after Easter and Michaelmas, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Burgham [Borgham]. The manor (extent given), including 15a. salt meadow, leets after Easter and Michaelmas, and a water-mill, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, amount not known.
Westgrenewich. The manor (extent given), including 50a. wood, and 2 leets yearly soon after Hokeday and Michaelmas; held of the king in chief by knight’s service, amount not known.
He had no other lands or tenements in the county except knights’ fees which cannot yet be known.
Date of death and heir as above.
(On the dorse) Ewell [in Mallyng]. Rents, besides 100s. due yearly to the bishop of Rochester, of 50s. 1/2d., 11qrs. barley worth 36s. 8d., and 40 hens worth half a mark.
Summary of the above (with variations of spelling indicated there by square brackets) and value of a third part, viz. 44l. 3 1/4d. charged on the manors of Bierling and Borgham from which 10s. 8 1/4d. are due to the queen.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 14. (16.) (Hertford.)
518. JOHN DE GREY of Rotherfeld, knight.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Haylisham, 25 October, 33 Edward III.
Berewyk. The manor held jointly by the said John and Avice his wife, who survives, as of her right, of Philippa, queen of England, as of the honour of Laigle (Aquila), service not known, and by rendering to the lord of [Bar]dolf 12l. yearly.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 1 October (sic) last, as they understand. [John] de Grey his son, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Quentone, 20 November, 33 Edward III.
Quenton. The manor held jointly by the said John and Avice his wife, who survives, of the gift of Robert Noreys, parson of the church of West Retford, and Simon de Wyntryngham, master of the hospital of St. Giles by Catrik, by fine levied in the king’s court to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
He died on 1 September last. John, son of the said John and Avice, aged 16 years and more, is his heir to this manor.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich (Northwic’), 6 October, 33 Edward III.
Oxbourgh. 1d. rent from a carucate of land late of John de Oxbourgh, with the advowson of the church, held of the abbot of Derhurst by service of a rose yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county, as they understand.
He died on 1 September last. John de Grey his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. made at Weford, 30 October, 33 Edward III.
Weford. The hamlet (extent given), including a carucate of land worth nothing, being sandy, untilled, in common and nearly covered with heath, a park, pasture called ‘le Hallemor’ and a fulling mill; held of the king by reason of the temporalities of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield being in the king’s hand through the death of Roger de Northburgh, late bishop, as of the manor of Longedon, of the bishop of Chester by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee and suit of court at Longedon every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died at Retherfeld on 1 September this year. John his son, knight, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Cogges, 14 October, 33 Edward III.
Rotherfeld. The manor, one half, with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, the other half, called ‘Baggerig,’ held of Henry, duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
Cogges. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service as of the fee of Arsik.
Herdwyk. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Feryngford. A moiety of the manor, with alternate presentation to the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service as of the fee of Arsik, and this moiety is in the hands of the tenants there.
Somerton. A moiety of the manor, with alternate presentation to the church, held of the king in chief as of the fee of Arsik.
The said John held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heir, John de Grey, as last above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Everton, 11 October, 33 Edward III.
Everton. A toft with garden, 60a. land, only worth 3d. an acre because sandy, and 10a. meadow, only worth 4d. an acre because in a wet place in a marsh, held of the archbishop of York by service of 8s. yearly.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. Newyngton, 16 October, 33 Edward III.
Leysdon in the Isle of Schephey. 40s. rent of a free tenant, held of the king in chief by service of rendering for ward of the castle of Dover, which is in the king’s hand, 30s. yearly and by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Byker, Sunday the feast of St. Hugh, 33 Edward III.
Byker. Twelve librates of land held by the law of England in right of Katherine his wife, of John, earl of Richmond, by service of half a knight’s fee.
Toftneuton, Aby and Strubby. 40s. rent from tenements of the prior of Sixill.
Midelrasen. 30s. rent from the lands of John de Hundon.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 25 August last. Heir as above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, Friday after St. Luke, 33 Edward III.
Byker. Twelve librates of land held by the law of England in right of his late wife, name not known, of John, earl of Richmond, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Toftneuton, Aby and Strubby. 40s. rent from the prior of Sixill.
Midelrasen, Netilton and Helyng. 30s. rent from the tenements of John de Hundon, held of the honour of Dover castle.
Wyntryngham. The manor held jointly by him and Avice his wife and the heirs of their bodies of Henry de Bello Monte by service of 10s. yearly.
He held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Solyhull, Thursday before the quindene of Michaelmas, 33 Edward III.
Solyhull. 16l. 11s. yearly rent in the manor, held of John de Oddynggesels of Long Ichynton by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Throp, 10 October, 33 Edward III.
Duston. The manor (extent given), including a watermill and a fulling-mill, and a custom called ‘yeld’ of the customary tenants, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as parcel of the honour of Peverel, as of the crown.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died 1 September last. Heir as above, aged 34 years and more at Easter last.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Cherdesle, Monday before St. Luke, 33 Edward III.
Claydon. Four virgates of land within the manor in the hands of free tenants, held of the king as of the honour of Peverel by knight’s service; and the remainder of the manor (extent given) held of the earl of Warwick by knight’s service. Two parts of the arable usually cropped are uncultivated this year as no one would hire them because the heir is of age.
Icford. A messuage &c. and 60s. rent of free tenants held of the prior of Wilmyngton by service of 1d. at Easter.
Shobinton. The manor held jointly with John his son, by gift of Richard de la Coppe, parson of the church of Oxebourgh, and Richard de Gardinis, parson of the church of Somerton, of Edward, prince of Wales, by knight’s service.
Knesworth. 20d. rent held by the law of England in right of Katherine his wife, of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
He died on 1 September last. Heir as above, aged 30 years and more.
Writ, 20 September, 33 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 10 October, 33 Edward III.
Upton. The manor (extent given), including 200a. of demesne that for want of tenants have lain waste many years, held of Henry, duke of Lancaster, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Stillingflet. The manor (extent given) held of Thomas de Holand in right of his wife by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Dringhous. The manor (extent given) held of the prior of Holy Trinity, York, by service of rendering yearly a pound of incense or 2d. Two thirds of the arable is unsown as no one will hire or sow it, the heir being of age.
Ketelwell. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of Walter de Fauconbergh by fealty and service of a pair of gloves yearly.
Bedale. A moiety of the manor (extent given), including a moiety of a chief messuage and of a weekly market on Tuesday, and of 2 water-mills, with tenements in Aykescogh, held by the law of England of the inheritance of Katherine late his wife, deceased, of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Askham. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held by the law of England as above of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Baynton. Two parts of a moiety of the manor (extent given) held by the law of England, as above, of John Moubray by knight’s service.
Scoulecotes. The manor held jointly with Avice his wife, who survives, with remainder to John, son of the deceased John de Grei, and his heirs, of the archbishop of York by knight’s service.
Lynton in Craven. 13s. 4d. yearly rent, with the advowson of a moiety of the church, held of Henry de Perci by knight’s service.
Derfeld. 2s. yearly rent, with the advowson of a moiety of the church, held of the archbishop of York by knight’s service.
Bolton, Yolthorpe, Yapoun and Gouthorpe. Thirty bovates of land, with the tofts and messuages appurtenant, in the hands of tenants rendering 10l. 18d. yearly, held of the same archbishop by service of 8d. yearly and fealty.
Westanfeld, Estanfeld, Carethorp, Manfeld and Bourgh by Katerig. The manors, with four messuages, six bovates of land, 122a. pasture, 50a. moor, 50a. turbary and 110s. 4d. rent in Synderby, Neusom in Broghton Lith, Thornbergh, Richemond, Ripon, Hewik, Heworth, Melmorbi, Wyrton, Figherbi, Herpeswell, Upslound, Stokton, Eseby, Patrikbrumpton, Masham, York, Calveton in Ridale, Eskilby, Neusum, Slynyngford, Redenes and Wath by Melmorbi, and the advowsons of the churches of Estanfeld and Wath by Melmorby and of the hospital of St. Giles by Katerig and the chantries of Westanfeld, Little Langeton and Wath by Melmorbi; held jointly by the said John de Grai and Avice his wife, and John Marmyon their son, with successive remainders to the heirs of the body of Avice, John Bernak and Joan his wife and the heirs of her body, and the right heirs of Avice by a fine levied in the king’s court in 17 Edward III, all held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
He held no other lands or tenements in the county.
He died on 1 September last. Heir, John de Grey his son, knight, aged 30 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (8.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 14. (18.) (Nottingham, Gloucester, Warwick.)
519. JOHN, SON OF JOHN DE TIBETOT, SON AND HEIR OF MARGARET, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE TIBETOT, ONE OF THE SISTERS AND HEIRS OF GILES DE BADELESMERE.
Writ after the death of the said John, who died a minor in the king’s wardship, to enquire as to the lands which came into the king’s hands through the death of Elizabeth, late the wife of Giles de Badelesmere, and the minority of the deceased. Tested by Thomas, Keeper of England, Westminster, 8 October, 33 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Barwe, Thursday in Easter week, 34 Edward III.
Barwe. The manor (extent given), including pasture called ‘le Hay’ and a leet on the feast of St. Matthew, came into the king’s hand by the death of Elizabeth, late the wife of Giles de Badelesmere, by reason of the minority of the said John, who died a minor in the king’s wardship. The manor is held of the countess Marshal by knight’s service.
Date of death not known. Robert, son of the aforesaid John de Tibetot and Margaret, and brother of the deceased, aged 19 years and more, is his heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Ware, Monday after St. Gregory, 34 Edward III.
Welewes. A certain tenement called the manor of Mardele (extent given), held of Katherine Poleyn as of the manor of Ayote by service of 20s. yearly, except a parcel of land thereof which is held of Robert Broun by service of 5s. yearly, came into the king’s hand as above.
Date of death left blank. Heir as above.
Writ, tested by Thomas, Keeper of England, Woodstock, 8 October, 34 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Canterbury, 24 April, 34 Edward III.
Kynggeston. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee and by service of rendering yearly to the ward of Dover castle 13s. 2d. and to the castle of Chilham 18d. and to the church of Kynggeston 2 1/2d., came into the king’s hand as above.
Sibbeton. The manor, held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of two knights’ fees and suit at the archbishop’s court at his palace of Canterbury every three weeks, came into the king’s hand as above, but was delivered to the archbishop by the king’s writ after the death of the aforesaid Elizabeth and is now in his hand.
Date of death not known. Heir as above, aged 18 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (9.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 123. (1.) (Suffolk.)
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Barewe, Monday before St. Denis, 33 Edward III.
Barewe. Extent of the manor, which is of the inheritance of Margaret, late the wife of John Tybetot, sister and one of the heirs of Giles de Badelesmere, tenant in chief, and is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the heir of the said Margaret.
The extent is not identical with that in the inquisition above. It mentions that part of the land was sown this year before the death of Elizabeth, [wife] of Hugh le Despencer, who held the manor for life.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 119. (1.)
520. WILLIAM DE PATESHULL, knight.
Writ, 30 September, 33 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Pertenay, Saturday before St. Denis, 33 Edward III.
Frisby. 10l. rent held of the heir of Gilbert Gaunt by knight’s service, received of Gilbert’s tenant.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 27 September last. Sibyl, wife of Roger de Beauchaump, aged 20 years and more, Alice, wife of Thomas Wake of Blysworth, aged 24 years and more, Katherine, wife of Robert de Todenham, aged 22 years and more, and Roger, son of Walter de Fauconberge and Maud, his wife, sister of the said Sibyl, Alice and Katherine, sisters of the deceased, aged 15 years and more, are his heirs.
Writ, 30 September, 33 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Ware, Saturday after St. Denis, 33 Edward III.
Chelse. A manor held of the lord of Mounbray by knight’s service, demised by the deceased long before his death to John de Thornton and Roger de Thornton for their lives at a yearly rent of 4l.
He held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heirs as above Roger aged about 16 years.
Writ, 30 September, 33 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bletnesho, Tuesday after St. Denis, 33 Edward III.
Bletnesho. The manor held of the lord of Moubray, as of the barony of Bedeford, by homage.
Caysho. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Kerdington, Ronhale and Bro[mh]am. 15l. 6s. 8d. rent held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
BUCKINGHAM. Craule. The manor held of Sir John Buttour by service of 2s., two barbed arrow heads, homage and suit of court every three weeks; 44a. land held of the lady of Latymer by service of a sparrowhawk yearly or 2s.
Lynchelade. 48s. rent held of the king as of the barony of Bedeford.
He died on Friday before Michaelmas last. Sibyl, wife of Sir Roger de Bello Campo, Alice, wife of Sir Thomas Wake of Bliseworth, Katherine, wife of Sir Robert de Tudenham, and John, son of Sir Walter de Faucomberge and Maud his wife, sister of the said Sibyl, Alice and Katherine, are his heirs, the first three of full age and John aged 14 years.
Writ, 3 October, 33 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. made at Elstanwyk, 15 October, 33 Edward III.
(Unspecified.) Twenty bovates of land in the hands of customers and tenants at will, rendering 12l. 2s. 6d. yearly, held of Thomas de Holand, as of the manor of Cotyngham, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Date of death not known.
Sibyl, wife of Roger de Beauchamp, aged 40 years, Alice, wife of Thomas Wake of Bliseworth, aged 36 years, Katherine, wife of Robert de Todenham, aged 34 years, and Thomas, son of Walter de Faucumberge and Maud, late his wife, as above, a minor, age not known, are his heirs.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 20 October, 33 Edward III.
Stayngreve and Nonyngton. The said William at one time held these manors, but long before his death he gave to Richard de Pateshill his brother, for life, a messuage, a carucate of land, 80a. meadow and 12a. pasture in Waterholme in the manor of Nonyngton, who still survives and holds them; to Hugh Ryffyn and William his son for their lives, six messuages, a mill, 16 bovates of land and 12a. wood in Ricolf in the same manor, who still survive; to John Walker for life a mill in Nonyngton, to Robert Forester and Alice his wife for their lives a messuage and six bovates of land in the same, and to Ralph Boteler for life 40s. rent issuing from the same manor: and afterwards gave the manors with the advowsons of the churches and chapels and the reversions after the deaths of the above-named tenants for life to Nicholas de Thonford and John de Goldyndon, who received seisin on Thursday before the Epiphany, 31 Edward III, and gave the whole with certain tenements thereto belonging in Westnonyngton and Muscotes, Estnesse and Westnesse to the said William de Pateshull for life, with remainder to Henry Grene, knight, by fine levied in the king’s court in 32 Edward III. The life tenants are all alive. The manors are held of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, Andrew Lutterel, William de Regn … knight, and John Peuger by divers services and no part of them is held of the king.
Date of death as last above, heirs not known.
Writ, 30 September, 33 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Throp, 8 October, 33 Edward III.
Heyford. A messuage, four virgates of land and 20a. meadow held of Nicholas Parles as of the manor of Upton, by service of 6d. yearly; a messuage, a virgate of land in the hand of a bondman, 44s. rent of free tenants and 24a. wood by Farthingeston held of Gerard de Insula by service of a pair of spurs yearly or 6d.
Reotherestrop. The town (extent given), including 16s. yearly rent paid by 14 cottars for a common oven, a custom called ‘beaupleyt,’ a plot (placea) of meadow called ‘le holm’ and a custom called ‘yeld’; held of the king in chief by knight’s service as of the fee of Choukes, which is in the king’s hand.
Midelton, Colyntre, Hakelynton and Pidynton. 21l. 5s. rents and 66s. 8d. ‘yeld’ of customers held of John de Meaux, knight, by service of 22s. 8d.
Grymscote, Hegham and Cassewell. Tenements in the hands of customers rendering 9l. 13s. 4d. yearly, held of the prior of Dunstaple by service of 4l. 13s. 4d. yearly.
Bukkebrok, Flore and Farthingestone. Tenements in the hands of customers rendering 7l. 2s., the tenements in Bukkebrok held of John de Ferers by knight’s service, and those in Flore of John de Keynes by service of 5s. yearly.
Pateshull, Avescote, Derlescote, Ednescote, Descote, Farnyngho, Pottecote, Lychebarewe, Madeford, Tiffeld, Gayton and Preston. Lands in the hands of tenants rendering 16l. 3s. 4d. yearly, those in Pateshull held of the lady of Wodhull by knight’s service, those in Avescote of the abbot of Circestre by service of 13s. 4d. yearly, and of Richard de Mundeville by service of 12d. yearly, and moreover 22d. is payable yearly for ward of Rokyngham castle. The other tenements are held of divers lords without any yearly payment.
West Haddon and Colde Assheby. Lands in the hands of customers rendering yearly 62s. 8d., held of John de Haddon by fealty in right of his wife.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 28 September last. Heirs as before, Sibyl, aged 40 years, Alice, aged 36 years, Katherine, aged 30 years and more, and Thomas, a minor, age not known.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (10.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 120. (Northampton.)
521. OTTO DE GRANDISSONE.
Writ [26 May, 33 Edward III (fn. 1) ] (fragment).
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Castre, Wednesday before Whitsunday, 33 Edward III.
Rothewell. A third part of the manor held in right of Beatrice his wife of the heir of John de Bello Monte, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee.
Castre. A third part of 3s. 4d. yearly rent held in right of the same Beatrice, as parcel of a third part of the manor of Rothewell, of the heir of the earl of Kent by service of 6 3/4d. yearly.
He died on Thursday after St. Dunstan, 33 Edward III. Thomas de Grandissone, knight, son of the said Otto and Beatrice, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
Writ [26 May, 33 Edward III (fn. 1) ] missing.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Dorkyng, 4 June, 33 Edward III.
Okkelegh. A third part of the manor held jointly with Beatrice his wife, who survives, of her inheritance, of William de Burton and Alice his wife as of the manor of Tanrigge, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died on 23 May last. Heir as above, aged 24 years and more.
KENT. Inq. taken at Derteford, 31 May, 33 Edward III.
Derteford. 46l. 6s. 3 1/4d. rent of free tenants, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 1d. yearly at Michaelmas.
Kemesyng and la Sele. The manor held of the heirs of the earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Faukham. A moiety of the manor held jointly by the said Otto and Beatrice his wife, who survives, of the bishop of Rochester by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, by gift of John de Aldham.
Schepeye. 103s. 4d. yearly rent held jointly as above, of the inheritance of the said Beatrice, of the king in chief by service of rendering a sore sparrowhawk yearly in conjunction with William de Hoo, knight, who holds for his part of the service a carucate of land in Kynggeston, co. Southampton.
Chellesfeld. The manor with the advowson of the church, and a water-mill and a windmill, held by the said Otto and the heirs of his body of John de Grandissono, bishop of Exeter, by service of a knight’s fee and a sixth part of a knight’s fee; 15a. land, 2a. wood and 60a. pasture and rents of 14s., four hens and thirty eggs held by the said Otto and Beatrice and the heirs of Otto, by gift of John de Rokesle, of John bishop of Exeter by fealty only.
Craye St. Mary, Orpyngton, Doune, Skottesokolt, Putham and Fremyngham, Hese, Codham and Farnbergh. A messuage, 3 carucates of land, 16a. wood, a water-mill and 12 marks rent and rents of 80 hens and 400 eggs held jointly by the said Otto and Beatrice and their heirs by the gift of William Galeys and 68a. land … … by the same William held of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, by the custom of Kent by service of rendering yearly 66s. 8d. and suit every three weeks at the archbishop’s court of Orpynton; and 68a. land held by the said Otto in fee, included in the same service. (fn. 2)
Hese. A messuage, 110a. land, 100a. pasture and heath and 8a. wood held jointly by the said Otto and Beatrice by the custom of Kent, by gift of Gilbert Beauchamp and Gilbert, son of John Beauchamp, to them and the heirs of Otto of the same prior, by service of rendering yearly 22s. and a ploughshare and doing suit of court every three weeks.
West Wikeham. 110a. land held jointly as above, by gift of the same Gilbert and Gilbert, of John de Huntyngfeld, knight, by service of rendering yearly 25s. and suit of court every three weeks.
Bromlegh. 24a. land and 6a. wood held as above, by gift of the same, of the bishop of Rochester by service of rendering yearly 8s. 6d.
Leuesham. A water-mill, 2 1/2a. meadow and osier bed and 13s. 4d. yearly rent held as above, by gift of the same, of the alien abbot of Gaunt by service of rendering 14d. yearly.
The said Otto held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Knight’s fees:—
Farnbergh. One knight’s fee held by Thomas de Foxle of the manor of Chellesfeld.
Caldecote. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Stephen de Asshwy of the same manor.
Moland and Merschlond. A knight’s fee and a fourth part of a knight’s fee held by John Dyve of the same manor.
Chellesfeld. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by William de Roderham.
Strode and Cockesford. Half a knight’s fee held by the master of Strode and the heirs of Stephen Knygt of the aforesaid manor.
Strode. Half a knight’s fee held by Stephen de Cosyngton of the same manor.
Little Fremyngham. Half a knight’s fee and a twentieth of a knight’s fee held by Henry Scotlond of the manor of Kemsyng.
Southeass. A knight’s fee held by William de Assh.
Tepenhese. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Benet Tepenhese of the aforesaid manor.
La Legh. Half a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Thomas Chaun of the aforesaid manor.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (11.)
522. JOHN DE DOUVEDALE. (fn. 3)
Writ to William de Hatton, escheator in Sussex, to enquire concerning the lands held for life by John de Douvedale, deceased, his heir, and as to who has been in possession of his lands since his death. 26 June, 33 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Chydynlegh, 10 July, 33 Edward III.
Laghton. The manor (extent given), including a park with deer and woods at Broule, Walderne and Hauekhurst, and agistment of foreign cattle in the woods at Haukhurst, Dikire and Walderne, and 60s. due from the customers of Laghton yearly for tallage, with the hundred of Schepelake held twice yearly; held for life of the king in chief as parcel of the honour of Laigle, service not known, and charged with finding pasture in Dikere and Brulle for 60 beasts, pannage for a hundred pigs and timber for the church and other buildings of the priory of Michilham and firewood and palings, according to the charter of Sir Gilbert de Aquila, founder of the said priory, and the confirmations of King Henry III and Edward III. John de Douvedale had the said manor and hundred by gift of King Edward I, and after the death of the said John King Edward II seized them into his hand and continued his seisin until the majority of Giles de Badillesmere, son and heir of Bartholomew de Badillesmere, who was in the king’s wardship, and Giles, when he came of age, had the said manor with the other lands late of his father: after his death the present king dowered Elizabeth, his late wife, of the said manor and hundred and after her death seized them into his hand and still retains them. Edward II in his 12th year granted the reversion of the manor and hundred to Bartholomew de Badillesmere by charter, but it is not known whether John de Douvedale attorned to him thereof or not.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 144. (12.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Fine Roll.
  • 2. The meaning of this is not clear in the original; it seems to be that the 68a. were included in the gift of William but were held in fee.
  • 3. Formerly filed with the inquisition on Elizabeth wife of Hugh le Despenser.