Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 152

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A. E. Stamp. E. Salisbury. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 152', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921) pp. 499-513. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp499-513 [accessed 19 May 2024].

A. E. Stamp. E. Salisbury. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 152", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921) 499-513. British History Online, accessed May 19, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp499-513.

Stamp, A. E.. Salisbury, E.. Atkinson, E. G.. O'Reilly, J. J.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 152", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 10, Edward III, (London, 1921). 499-513. British History Online. Web. 19 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol10/pp499-513.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 152

633. JOHN BEYSYN or BEYSY.
Writ, 16 September, 34 Edward III.
[GLOUCESTER.] Inq. taken at Stowe, Wednesday after St. Matthew, 34 Edward III.
Eyford by Stowe St. Edward. He held no lands in fee in the bailiwick, because long before his death he divested himself of the manor of Eyford to William Folbrok for life, with remainder to himself. It is held of Reynold de la Mare by knight’s service and by service of 12d. yearly.
He died on 6 August last. Elizabeth his daughter, aged five years on the feast of the Purification last, is his heir.
Writ, 26 August, 34 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. made at Asscheleye, Thursday before St. Bartholomew, 34 Edward III.
Asscheley. Two parts of the manor (extent given) held jointly by the said John and Anne his wife, who survives, by gift of Walter de Walton, parson of the church of Billyngeslegh, and John le Child of Knyghtlegh, of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
Watereton. 60s. yearly rent held jointly by the said John and Anne, of Ralph, earl of Stafford, by service of 6s. yearly.
Longenolre. 55s. yearly rent held of the same earl by service of 5s. yearly.
Date of death and heir as above.
SALOP. Inq. made at Wyrketon, Thursday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 34 Edward III.
Wyrketon and Walkeslowe. A messuage and garden, two water mills, a carucate of arable, 5a. meadow, 4l. 10s. rent of free tenants and 12d. perquisites of court; held of the king in chief by service of keeping a hawk (austurcum) at his own costs.
Billingesleye. The manor (extent given), including le Heywode, held of the abbot of Seys in parts beyond the sea, service not known.
Millynghope. The manor (extent given) held of the prior of Wenlok by service of 30s. yearly.
Burwardesleye. The manor (extent given) held jointly by the said John and Anne his wife, who survives, of the prior of Wenlok by service of being his steward.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 152. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (19.) (Staff. and Salop.)
634. ROBERT DE MORLEE or DE MORLE.
Writ, 18 March, 34 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, Saturday in Whitsun week, 34 Edward III.
Messyngham. A messuage and two carucates of land held of the abbot of Peterborough by suit at his court of Scotre every three weeks.
Douseby. Ten marks yearly rent held of John, archbishop of York, by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died in parts beyond the sea in the company of the king about Mid-Lent, but on what day the jury know not. William de Morle, knight, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 18 March, 34 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Walkerne, 24 May, 34 Edward III.
Walkerne. The manor (extent given), including a park and a leet on Tuesday in Whitsun week, held for life by the law of England after the death of Hawise his wife, daughter and heir of William Mareschal, knight, of the king in chief, service not known.
He died on 23 March last. William de Morle, son of the said Robert and Hawise, aged 34 years and more, is their heir.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Hallyngbury, Monday in Whitsun week, 34 Edward III.
Hallyngbury. The manor (extent given), including a park with deer and a leet on Monday in Whitsun week, held for life by the law of England as above of the king in chief, service not known.
Date of death and heir as last above.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Grymeston, 5 June, 34 Edward III.
Grymeston. The manor (extent given) held for life by grant of Roger de Hales, parson of the church of North Walsham, and John de Bolington, parson of the church of Watfelde, with remainder to Thomas, son of the said Robert, and his heirs.
The latter died 16 years before Robert his father, and his heir is Henry de Morle, son of Robert and brother of Thomas, aged 14 years and more; tenure not known.
40a. of the land in the manor lie in common every year where ‘le Leye’ is assigned according to the custom of the countryside.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Morle, 3 June, 34 Edward III.
Morle. The manor (extent given) held for life, with remainder to Robert his son and the heirs male of his body and reversion to the right heirs of the deceased, of the manor of Hokeryng which is now in the king’s hand by reason of the death of the deceased, by service of 1 1/2 knights’ fees.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Swantone, 25 May, 34 Edward III.
Hokering. The manor (extent given), including 2 parks containing 100a., 2 water mills and a leet at the feast of St. Peter’s Chair, held for life by the law of England after the death of Hawise late his wife, of the inheritance of William de Morle, son and heir of the said Robert and Hawise, of the king in chief with other lands &c., as parcel of the barony of Ry, by service of 115s. yearly for ward of the king’s castle of Norwich and 15s. waytefee to the same castle.
Swantone. The manor (extent given), including 2 parks with deer, a water mill and a leet at Michaelmas, held for life as above, as parcel of the manor of Hokering, which is parcel of the barony of Ry.
Boxtone. The manor (extent given), including land in Kynesthorp, a park with a marsh, pasture at Millogate and Grymmesmere, customs called ‘maltsilver’ at Christmas, ‘saltsilver’ at the feast of St. Margaret and ‘brodsilver’ and’lonesilver’ at Michaelmas and a leet at Michaelmas, similarly held.
Fourhowe. The hundred held for life as above; it pertains to the manor of Hongham, co. Norfolk, which is held of the king in chief as of the king’s ancient demesne.
Eynesford. The hundred held for life as above; it pertains to the manor of Hokering.
He died beyond the sea in Burgundy on Monday before the Annunciation last. William his son, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari, as it is not stated in the inquisition whether the manor of Morle was held for life by the law of England or otherwise, although it is there said that the manor is held of the manor of Hokeryng, which the deceased held of the king in chief by the law of England after the death of Joan (sic) his wife. 28 January, 35 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Morle, 1 February, 35 Edward III.
Morle. The manor was held of the gift of John de Bolyngton, clerk, and John Payn, late rector of the church of Swanton, to the said Robert and to Robert his son and the heirs male of his body; it is held of the manor of Hokeryng by service of 1 1/2 knights’ fees and the latter manor Robert de Morle held for life by the law of England after the death of Joan (sic), late his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Writ of plenius certiorari, as the tenure of the manor of Grymeston is not stated in the inquisition. 26 August, 34 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Grymeston, Wednesday the morrow of Michaelmas, 34 Edward III.
Grymeston. The manor is held of the heirs of Richard Foliet, viz. John Camoys, knight, aged 40 years, and Hugh de Hastyngges, knight, aged 25 years, who are not in the king’s wardship, as of the manor of Grossenhale, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee. John de Camoys holds the manor of Grossenhale for life by the law of England after the death of Margaret, late his wife.
Writ of certiorari de feodis (fn. 1) &c., 10 June, 34 Edward III.
ESSEX. Extent made at Hallyngbury, Saturday after St. Barnabas, 34 Edward III.
Hallyngbury. The advowson of the church held by the law of England after the death of Hawise, late his wife, of the inheritance of William, son of the said Robert and Hawise.
He held no knights’ fees in the county.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich, 15 June, 34 Edward III.
Aldeby. One knight’s fee held by Joan, late [wife] of William de Roscelyn.
Thelvetham. One knight’s fee held by the heir of Geoffrey de Charles.
Wrotham, Elyngham, Tunstal, Depham and Morle. Lands &c. held by Gerard de Wechisham by service of 3 3/4 knights’ fees.
Sneturton and Schropham. Lands &c. held by Hugh de Sneturton by service of half a knight’s fee.
Swanton. Lands &c. held by the heir of Henry Turnecourt by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Depham and Hekeford. Lands &c. held by William Blomvill by service of half a knight’s fee.
Neuton and Brycham. Lands &c. held by William de Kerdeston by service of half a knight’s fee.
Neutone and Brecham. Lands &c. held by William de Kerdesdone by service of half a knight’s fee.
Honygham. Lands &c. held by the heir of Richard Gneth by service of half a knight’s fee.
Drayton, Skernigg, Berford, Fransham and Dunham. Lands &c. held by Walter de Langston and Joan Beumound by service of four knight’s fees.
Salle. Lands &c. held by Sarah, late the wife of John atte Hagh, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Northtudenham. Lands &c. held by the heir of Robert de Moundevill by service of half a knight’s fee.
Chedistone, Eston and Gylyngham. Lands &c. held by Thomas de Broherton, late earl of Norfolk, by service of 3 1/2 knights’ fees.
Mulkebertoun, Brundale and Wroxham. Lands &c. held by John de Claveringg by service of 2 1/2 knights’ fees.
Lexham. One knight’s fee held by Aymer de Valencia.
Croungelthorp and Wymondham. Lands &c. held by John de Gilham, William de Croungelthorp and others by service of half a knight’s fee.
Kilverdistoun. Lands &c. held by the prior of Cokesford by service of half a knight’s fee.
Docking. Lands &c. held by William Lovel by service of one knight’s fee.
NORTHAMPTON and RUTLAND. Sayton. Lands &c. held by Richard de Bello Fago by service of one knight’s fee.
BUCKINGHAM, HERTFORD and NORTHAMPTON. Stodham and Wypesmade, cos. Buckingham and Hertford, and Botelisford, co. Northampton. Lands &c. held by Walter, son of John de Botelisford, by service of two knights’ fees.
NORFOLK. Swanton. The advowson of the church.
Hengham. The advowson of the church.
Matishale. The advowson of the church.
Matishale Bergh. The advowson of the church.
Tudenham. The advowson of a moiety of the church.
Hokering. The advowson of the church.
Folsham. The advowson of the church.
Brandone. The advowson of the church.
All held for life by the law of England after the death of Hawise, late his wife, of the inheritance of William de Morle, son and heir of the said Robert and Hawise.
C. Edw. III. File 152. (2.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 123. (3.) (Herts.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 123. (3d.) (Essex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 123. (1.) and 125. (1.) (Norfolk.)
635. JOHN MOCKYNG or DE MOKKYNGGE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of John Mockyng and who has had possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 20 January, 34 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Southwerk, 8 March, 35 Edward III.
Southwerk. A messuage in the borough held of the prior of St. Mary’s, Southwerk, by service of 40s. yearly, which John de Mokkyng’ now holds on a yearly lease; another messuage in the town held of the same prior by service of five marks yearly, which William de Overton now holds at farm; a shop in the town held of the same prior by service of a rose yearly, which William de Wolden, chaundeler, now holds on lease; two shops by ‘le Waterwarf ‘held of the same prior by service of a rose yearly, which Thomas Squyler now holds; eight shops with a garden held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of a rose yearly, and they used to render 34s. yearly after the death of the said John until 31 Edward III and since then as above.
He held no other lands in the county.
The said John died on Tuesday before All Saints, 19 Edward III, as the jury understand Nicholaa, late his wife, had possession of the premises for two years after his death, and afterwards John Wroth had possession and has received the issues with John Malwayn since the death of the said Nicholaa, viz. for the last 13 years. Nicholas de Mokkyng’, now deceased, son of the said John, was his heir, and was six years of age at the time of his father’s death.
Similar writ, 20 January, 35 (sic) Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Sidyngbourne, 8 March, 35 Edward III.
Elmele. A marsh called ‘Kechene’ held of the king in chief as parcel of the manor of Milstede, which manor is held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Bordene, Thunstalle, Bradgare, Sidyngbourne, Newenton, Oppecherche, Hertlep, Renham and Halgestowe in the hundred of Middilton. Tenements worth 10 marks held in ‘Gavelekendies’ of Philippa, queen of England, as of her manor of Middilton, by service of five marks yearly to the queen, and rendering to Arnald Savage 33s. 4d. yearly and to dame Katherine de Lucy 33s. 4d. yearly.
Date of death and heir as above.
John Malewyn was in possession and received the issues from the death of the said John until Michaelmas, 33 Edward III, after which Nicholas de Mokkyng the son was in possession until his death.
John Maleweyn gave his daughter Margery to the said Nicholas to wife while the said Nicholas was a minor.
John de Mokkyng held no other lands &c. in the aforesaid hundred.
KENT. Inq. taken at Dertfford on Wednesday before St. Gregory, 35 Edward III.
Date of death and heir, Nicholas, as above, lately deceased.
Plumstede and Wykham. A messuage, eightscore acres of arable and 5a. wood descended to the said Nicholas by inheritance by the death of Mary, daughter of Thomas Sterre, his kinswoman, held of the abbot of St. Augustine’s, Canterbury, by service of rendering to him 26s. yearly, to Nicholas Burnel 2s. 6d. yearly, and to Robert Erhethe 2s. 4d.
John Malweyn was in possession for seven years from the death of the aforesaid Mary during the minority of Nicholas until the latter took the premises into his hand, where they remained until the eleventh day after Michaelmas last, when he alienated them to John Dony and his heirs as they understand.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Westminster, 1 May, 35 Edward III.
Totynham. A third part of a third part of the manor, held jointly by the said John and. Nicholaa his wife for their lives, with remainders successively to John their son and the heirs of his body, Nicholas their son and the heirs of his body, and the right heirs of John (the deceased) by gift of Richard Spygernel by fine levied in the king’s court in 14 Edward III, of the king in chief, service not known.
Tenements worth 100s. held of the heirs of Laurence de Hastyngges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of his manor of Totynham by service of 25s. 2 1/2d. yearly and suit at the court of the said manor every three weeks.
Edelmenton. A cottage and 8a. land held of the heir of Geoffrey de Say, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 8s. yearly.
He held no other lands in the county.
He died about the feast of St. Denis, 21 Edward III. Nicholaa his wife survived him for a year and more and had possession of the premises settled by fine, and after her death John Wroth had possession of all the premises for three years as guardian by reason of socage; the aforesaid Nicholas de Mockyng brought a writ of account against John Wroth with regard to the whole time that he was guardian and in possession, and the latter paid John Malweyn, as guardian and next friend of Nicholas, 100l., which sum is still in the ward of John Malweyn, as they understand. John Malweyn was in possession of the premises for 11 years after John Wroth and married his daughter Margery to Nicholas, son and heir of John de Mockyng. Nicholas was six years of age at the time of his father’s death; he has been in possession of the premises for two years from the time when Malweyn was in possession.
C. Edw. III. File 152. (3.)
636. NICHOLAS DE MOKKYNG or DE MOCKYNG.
Writ, 18 October, 34 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Suthwerk, 25 October, 34 Edward III.
Suthwerk. A messuage, which John de Mokkyng held at farm, held of the prior of St. Mary’s, Suthwerk, by service of 40s. yearly; a messuage, which William de Overton held of him on lease, held of the same prior by service of five marks yearly; a shop, which William le Chaundeler held of him, held of the same prior by service of a rose yearly at Midsummer; two shops with a curtilage by the tenement of Thomas atte Hode held of the same prior by service of a rose yearly; two shops by ‘le Watirwarfle’ in ruins, held of the same prior by the same service, and two shops with a garden held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of a rose at Midsummer.
The said Nicholas held no other lands in the county.
He died on 14 October last. His sisters, Margaret, married to Roger de Shipbrok, aged 26 years and more, and Idonia, married to Simon de Benyngton, aged 25 years and more, are his heirs.
KENT. Inq. taken at Dertfford, 27 October, 34 Edward III.
Plumstede. A messuage, eightscore acres of arable, 5a. wood held of the abbot of St. Augustine’s, Canterbury, as of his manor of Plumstede, by service of rendering at the said manor 26s. 8d. yearly and doing suit of court there every three weeks and by service of rendering yearly to Nicholas de Burnel, knight, 2s. 6d. at his manor of Wyckham and doing suit of court there every three weeks and rendering to the heirs of John de Bristalle 18d. yearly.
Date of death and heirs, Margaret said to be aged 28, as above.
KENT. Inq. taken at Sidyngbourne, 30 October, 34 Edward III.
Elmele. A marsh, parcel of the manor of Milstede, which manor is held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee. This marsh John de Mockyng, an ancestor of Nicholas, acquired of Thomas Savage who held the manor, whether with the king’s licence or not the jury know not.
Borden, Newenton and Bradegare in the hundred of Midilton. Tenements worth 20 marks held of Philippa, queen of England, as of her manor of Middilton, and of various other lords, service at present not known.
Date of death as above, heirs not known.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Edelmeton, 8 November, 34 Edward III.
Totenham. A third part of a third part of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Huntingdon, which is in the king’s hand by service of a ninth part of a knight’s fee, as appears by a charter of the king shewn. Ninescore acres of land, 37a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 20a. wood and 40s. rent from free tenants and six villeins, held to him and the heirs of his body of the heir of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 23s. yearly and doing suit at the earl’s court of Totenham every three weeks. The tenements held of the earl of Pembroke remain successively to Idonia, sister of the said Nicholas, and the heirs of her body and the right heirs of the said Nicholas.
Edelmeton. 8a. land held to him and the heirs of his body of the heir of Geoffrey de Say, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 8s. yearly and suit of court every three weeks.
He held no other lands in the county.
Date of death and heirs as above, Margaret being aged 30 years and more.
LONDON. Inq. taken before John Wroth, mayor, on Monday after St. Martin, 34 Edward III.
Date of death as above.
Parishes of St. Mary Abbecherch, and St. Laurence, Candelewykstrete. Three tenements and two shops with two small solars worth 10l., from which has to be paid 20s. quit rent to Sarah, late the wife of Sir Edward le Blount, and 40s. for repairs yearly.
Parish of St. Leonard, Estchep. A great tenement with a shop worth 13l. 6s. 8d., from which has to be paid 32s. quit rent to the prior of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, Westsmythefeld, in the suburb of London, 15s. 2d. quit rent to the prior of Holy Trinity, and 30s. for repairs. A great tenement with a shop worth 13l. 6s. 8d., from which has to be paid 4s. 6d. quit rent to the prioress of St. Helen’s and the abbot and convent of Westminster, and 53s. 4d. to a chaplain in St. Paul’s Church and 30s. for repairs. (fn. 2)
Parish of St. Margaret, Briggestrete. Two tenements and three shops with solars built over them worth 6l. 12d., from which has to be paid 12s. quit rent to the prior of Holy Trinity, 20s. to the prioress of Chesthunt, 5s. quit rent to the prior of the new hospital of St. M[ary] without Bisshoppesgate in the suburb and 26s. for repairs.
A tenement and two shops worth 57s. charged with finding a chaplain in the church of St. Magnus, Bruggestrete, for which it is now insufficient.
Parish of St. Magnus, Bruggestret. A tenement with two shops worth 4l., from which has to be paid 3s. quit rent to the abbot and convent of Westminster and 13s. 4d. for repairs; a great tenement with one shop worth 106s. 8d., from which has to be paid 30s. for repairs; a tenement at the foot of London Bridge within the gate of Drynkewaterwharfe with solars built over it and three small cellars worth 4l. 17s. 4d., from which has to be paid 6s. 8d. quit rent for finding five candles burning before the figure of the Virgin in the church of St. Magnus, and 30s. for repairs; a tenement with two shops and solars built over them worth 100s., from which 20s. has to be paid yearly for repairs; a quay called Drynkewaterw[harfe] and a small cellar belonging to it, which are in ruins by the flow of the river Thames; a shop, which has not been inhabited for five years on account of its ruinous state.
Parish of St. Margaret, Bruggestret. A tenement in Puddynglane worth 60s., less 10s. for repairs.
Parish of St. Magnus, Bruggestret. A cellar with two solars worth 26s. 8d., less 6s. 8d. for repairs.
Parish of St. George. Two adjoining tenements in St. Botulph’s lane worth 113s. 4d., less 13s. 4d. for repairs.
Parish of St. Botulph by Billynggesgate. A bakehouse with two shops in St. Botulph’s lane worth 72s., from which has to be paid a quit rent of 6s. 6d. to the church of St. Mary, Clerkenewell, and 13s. 4d. for repairs; 40s. yearly rent from the tenement of Andrew Pykeman.
Martelane. 10s. quit rent in the lane from the tenement of John de Bedeford, citizen and skinner (pellipar) of London; a small tenement and six shops and two solars.
Margaret, wife of Roger de … ., …… years, and Idonia, wife of Simon de Benyngton, aged 25 years, his sisters, are his heirs.
He had no other tenements in the city or suburb and no one, except those dwelling in them, has been in possession since his death.
C. Edw. III. File 152. (4.)
637. ELIZABETH DE BURGO.
Writ, 6 November, 34 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Cathorp, 10 December, 34 Edward III.
Cathorp. The manor, whereof Gilbert de Aton enfeoffed Roger Damory, now dead, and the aforesaid Elizabeth, then his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of Roger, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
She died on 4 November, 34 Edward III. Elizabeth, daughter of the said Roger and Elizabeth, married to John Bardolf, knight, aged 30 years and more, is the said Roger’s heir to the said manor.
Writ, 6 November, 34 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Craneburn, Monday before the Epiphany, 34 Edward III.
Craneburn. The manor.
Tarrente Goundevill. The manor.
Pymperne. The manor.
Stupel. The manor.
Warham. The borough.
Wyke. The manor.
Portlond. The manor.
Wymouth. The borough.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Craneburn. A toft, 45a. arable, 1a. meadow, several from the Purification until the hay is carried, and after that common, 6a. pasture, 12a. wood, 53s. 4d. rent, held for life of Maud Beauboys by service of 10s. yearly, the reversion of which belongs to Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Roger Dammori, married to John Bardulf, as of the inheritance of Roger her father.
The deceased died on Wednesday after All Saints last. Elizabeth, daughter of William de Burgo, her kinswoman, married to Lionel, earl of Ulster, aged 20 years and more, is her heir.
Writ to the escheator in co. Dorset. The king, wishing to shew special grace to his son Lionel, earl of Ulster, and Elizabeth his wife, kinswoman and heir of Elizabeth de Burgo, orders the escheator to deliver (dimittas) to John Bruynyng, John Motelot and Stephen Bonde, late servants of Elizabeth de Burgo, all her lands &c. taken into the king’s hand on her death and allow them to dispose of the issues until further orders. The inquisitions taken under the previous writ are to be sent into chancery. 10 November, 34 Edward III.
Certificate of the escheator that he has taken the manors of Cranebourn, Tarrente Goundevill, Pymperne, Wyke and Portlond and the boroughs of Warham and Wymouth (as in the inquisition) and delivered them into the custody of John Brunyng, John Motelot and Stephen Bounde, together with all the issues since the death of the said earl (sic). (Undated.)
Writ, 6 November, 34 Edward III.
[WARWICK.] Inq. taken at Wolrichestoun, Wednesday before St. Clement, 34 Edward III.
Braundon. The manor, with the hamlet of Bretford (extent given), held in dower by endowment of Sir Theobald de Verdon, formerly her husband, of the earl of Warwick by service of one knight’s fee.
Fleckenho. The manor, similarly held in dower of the earl of Warwick or the bishop of Worcester, the jurors know not which, and the reversion belongs to William de Ferariis, kinsman and one of the heirs of Theobald de Verdon, aged 24 years and more.
She died on 4 November last. The reversion of the manor of Braundoun and the hamlet of Bretford belongs to Bartholomew de Burghasch, son and heir of Elizabeth, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald, and the said Bartholomew is 30 years of age and more.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at Lutteworth, Thursday before St. Edmund the King, 34 Edward III.
Neubold Verdoun. The manor (extent given), including a chief messuage, a vivary, a park, two watermills and two views of frankpledge at Schefynton, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Cotesbech. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
These two manors are held in dower of the endowment of Sir Theobald de Verdoun, sometime her husband, and the reversions belong to John de Croppehull, knight, and Margery his wife, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald; the said Margery is 40 years of age and more.
Lutteworth. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, including pasture called Longeleyes and two ovens, held in dower, as above, of the co-heirs of John de Wolretoun by service of 10s. yearly called ‘mauslyn,’ and the said co-heirs render the said 10s. for ward of the castle of Norhamton. The reversion belongs to William de Ferariis, knight, son of Isabel, one of the daughters and heirs of Theobald de Verdoun. (The extent contains the words est ibidem quoddam furnum, tolnetcum nundinis valper annum 46s. 8d.)
Date of death as in the last inquisition.
Writ, 6 November, 34 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Staundon, Monday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 34 Edward III.
Staundon. A manor called ‘la Rous’ (extent given) held for life, of the inheritance of Elizabeth, wife of John Bardolf, daughter and heir of Roger Dammory, of the king in chief (service illegible).
Date of death as above.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Staundon, Monday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 34 Edward III.
Staundon. The manor (extent given), including a park with deer, held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester.
Popeshale. A tenement so called held of the king in chief as of the honour of Dover by service of rendering 10s. yearly for ward of Dover castle.
Buntyngford. A market (forum) and fair worth 60s. yearly.
Date of death, 4 November, and heir Elizabeth, wife of Lionel, earl of Ulster, aged 22 years and more.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Berdefeld, Tuesday after St. Nicholas, 34 Edward III.
Berdefeld. The manor (extent given), including a park with deer in which is an enclosed meadow of 7 1/2a. wont to be mown for sustenance of the deer in winter, 100s. rent from the borough and a leet at (circa) Easter, held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester, service not known.
She died on 4 November last. Elizabeth, wife of Sir Lionel, earl of Ulster, aged 22 years and more, is her kinswoman and heir.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Bernardiston, Tuesday after St. Nicholas, 34 Edward III.
Clarette. The manor (extent given), including a leet at (circa) Easter, held of the king in chief, service not specified.
Stanbourne. A court held as of the fee of Clare.
Norton. A leet.
Stanbourne. A leet.
Topesfeld. A leet.
Shaldeford. A leet.
Halstede Horold. A leet.
Stanbourne. A court held as of the fee of the Marshal.
Wikeberghe. A leet, and 9s. 10d. from divers tenants.
Date of death and heir as in the last inquisition.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Walsyngham, 15 December, 34 Edward III.
Walsyngham. The manor (extent given), including 2 watermills, a windmill, a fishery, customs called ‘bosage,’ ‘wrongsheryngselver,’ a leet about the feast of St. George and a part of a leet about Michaelmas, a fair (nundine) on the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin, and a market, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. yearly at the king’s castle of Norwich for waytefee.
Brecham. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Clare, service not known.
Stokesby, Owelton and elsewhere. 6l. 6s. 8d. foreign rents.
Sharneton. A leet held about the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross.
Date of death and heir as in the last.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Clare, Monday after St. Nicholas, 34 Edward III.
Sothewold. A messuage, 20a. land, 40s. rent and a last of herrings yearly worth five marks, a leet worth 10s. yearly, and perquisites of court worth 3s. 4d., held of the king in chief, service not known.
Date of death and heir not stated.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Clopton, Wednesday before Christmas, 34 Edward III.
Clopton. The manor (extent given), including a leet about the feast of All Saints.
Ilketelishale. The manor.
Both held for life by gift of the present king, with remainder to John Bardolf and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Roger Dammory, and the deceased as heir of the same Roger, and to the heirs of the said Elizabeth (Bardolf); held of the king by service of the fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Elizabeth de Burgo and John Bardolf and Elizabeth his wife by fine levied with the king’s licence granted the manor of Ilketelishale to John de Lenne for life, to be held of the king, rendering to the grantors 20l. yearly, with remainder as above.
Date of death, 4 November.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Clare, Monday after St. Nicholas, 34 Edward III.
Hunden. The manor (extent given), including 987a. arable and fallow, and 30 customary tenants owing 2,500 winter and 1,900 summer works, and 2 windmills and a park with deer, held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester.
Clare. The castle, market and fair held of the king in chief as of the barony of Clare.
Sudbery. The manor (extent given), including 2 watermills, 2 windmills, a leet at (circa) Easter, held of the king in chief as of the barony of Clare.
(Unspecified.) Foreign rents of the honour of Clare, 48s. 8d.
Mildenhale. 34s. 10d. rent (firm’) and a great court of the honour of Clare.
Bernardiston. A leet.
Multon. A leet.
Wodehall in Sudbery. The manor (extent given) including 31a. underwood, a windmill, 2 watermills and pasture called ‘Pormanescroft,’ and a market with fairs at St. Martin and St. Gregory held of the king in chief, service not known.
Date of death and heir Elizabeth, as above.
Writ, 6 November, 34 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 2 January, 34 Edward III.
Stoke Verdon. The manor (extent given) held for life in dower by endowment of Sir Theobald de Verdon, her former husband, by assignment in chancery, of the abbess of Wilton as of her manor of Chalk by service of 11l. fee farm yearly and suit at the hundred of Chalk every three weeks.
Wyvelesford. The manor (extent given) similarly held in dower of the bishop of Salisbury by service of finding a candle burning day and night continuously in the cathedral church of St. Mary, Salisbury, before the high altar.
Date of death, 4 November last. The reversion of the two manors belongs to Thomas de Fournewale, knight, aged 30 years and more, son and heir of Joan, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald de Verdon, by assignment of the present king made in Chancery.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Farnham, Tuesday the feast of St. Hugh the Bishop, 34 Edward III.
Farnham. The manor, with the hamlet of Sere (extent given), and the advowson of the church of Farnham, held for life in dower as in the last inquisition, of the king in chief by service of finding on the day of the king’s coronation a glove for his right hand and supporting the king’s right arm on the same day while he holds the sceptre (regalem virgam) in his hand.
Date of death and reversion to Thomas de Furnyvall, knight, as above.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 8 November, 34 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Staunton Lacy, 20 November, 34 Edward III.
Fees and advowsons held of the king in chief in dower of the endowment of Theobald de Verdon, formerly her husband:—
Southstoke. One knight’s fee held by John de Lodelowe, knight, and others.
Eton. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by William Haselshawe and others.
The reversion of these belongs to William de Ferrariis, son of Isabel daughter of Theobald de Verdon, aged 24 years and more.
Hopton and Alworton. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by free tenants.
Moreton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Hugh de Say and other free tenants.
The reversion of these belongs to Thomas de Fornivale, knight, son of Joan daughter of Theobald de Verdon, aged 24 years and more.
Lodelowe. The alternate presentation to the church, the reversion of the advowson of which belongs to John de Croppehull, knight, and Margery his wife, daughter and the third of the heirs of the said Theobald, aged 40 years and more.
Date of death, 4 November.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 8 November, 34 Edward III.
[LEICESTER.] Inq. taken at Lutteworth Thursday before St. Edmund the King, 34 Edward III.
Fees and advowsons held in dower of the endowment of Theodore de Verdon:—
Lutteworth. The advowson of the church.
Burtoun Overay. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the heir of Thomas de Basingges and other tenants of the fee called Normanvillefee.
The reversion of these belongs to William de Ferariis as kinsman and one of the heirs of Theobald.
Stauntoun Herald. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Robert de Stauntoun and other tenants.
Thorp by Lilleborn and Billesdoun. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by John Chaynel and other free tenants.
Flekeneye. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held by Ralph de Hastings, knight, and other tenants.
Little Assheby. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held by John Folville and other free tenants.
Brantithorth and Petlyng. Two knights’ fees held by the abbot of Murivale and other free tenants.
The reversion of these belongs to Bartholomew de Burghashe as kinsman and another of the heirs of Theobald.
Wirthinton and Neubolt. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Thomas Chambernon and his wife and other free tenants.
Schachewell. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Ralph de Ferariis and other free tenants.
The reversion of these belongs to John de Croppehull and Margery his wife, daughter and one of the heirs of Theobald.
[WARWICK.] Inq. taken at Wolrichestoun, Wednesday before St. Clement, 34 Edward III.
Fees held in dower of the endowment of Theodore de Verdoun:—
Assho and Caldecote. One knight’s fee held by John de Hokkeley and others, formerly of Geoffrey Semeli.
Wolfhampcote. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by William Peyto and others, formerly of Robert de Langeley.
The reversion of these belongs to William de Ferariis.
Burtoun and Draycote. A knight’s fee and three parts of a fee held by the heir of Thomas de Garsale.
The reversion of these belongs to Bartholomew de Burghasch.
Thurlaston. One knight’s fee held by Simon son of Margery, John de Veset and Juliana his wife, and other tenants.
The reversion of this belongs to Thomas de Furnyvale.
Great Fleckenho. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by free tenants.
The reversion of this belongs to John de Croppehull and Margery his wife.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 8 November, 34 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. Saturday after the Epiphany, 34 Edward III.
Fees held in dower of the endowment of Theobald de Verdon:—
Byford and Staunford on Temede. One knight’s fee held by Walter de Traneleye.
The reversion of this belongs to William le Ferrers, aged 24 years and more.
Pionia and Houton Cotes. Two knights’ fees and three parts of a fee held by Ralph de la Lynde the younger, Philip ap Howel and Res ap Howel.
The reversion of these belongs to Thomas de Furneval, aged 24 years and more.
Hompton, Stretton, Lauton by Kyngeslan and Lidecote (?). Three knights’ fees and a moiety of a fee held by Richard de Hompton.
The reversion of these belongs to John de Croppehull and Margery his wife, the latter aged 40 years and more.
Date of death, 4 November.
C. Edw. III. File 152. (5.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 15. (5.) (Lincoln, Dorset and Leicester.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 129. (Warwick and Leicester.)

Footnotes

  • 1. In this writ and extent he is called ‘Robert de Morle the elder, knight.’
  • 2. The net value is said to be 7l. 18s. 10d., which does not agree with the items given.