Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 163

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 163

150. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF THOMAS OKY.
Writ, 3 October, 35 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cambridge, Monday after St. Edmund the King, 35 Edward III.
Hyngeston. A messuage, 60a. arable, 2a. meadow, 1a. pasture and 26s. 8d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee; and a messuage, 15a. land and 1/2a. meadow, held of Alice de Storton, service not stated.
She died on Thursday after the Nativity of the Virgin, 35 Edward III. Eudo, son of Amicia atte Assch’ her aunt (avuncule), aged 24 years and more, is her heir. (fn. 1)
C. Edw. III. File 163. (1.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 128.
151. WILLIAM OLYVE.
Writ after the death of the said William, who held of the heir of Humphrey de Bohun, late earl of Hereford, by knight’s service. 1 December, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Donmo[we], Wednesday the feast of the Conception of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Great Donmowe. A manor called ‘Shyngledhalle’ (extent given, including a leet held about Michaelmas), held jointly with Joan his wife, who survived him eight weeks and two days, of Humphrey de Bohun, late earl of Hereford, by service of a knight’s fee, by gift of Roger Grym and John de Hales, chaplain, to the said William and Joan and the heirs of the body of William. Joan held the manor for six weeks and more after the death of her husband of the heir of the earl of Hereford, who is in the king’s wardship by reason of his minority.
William died on Wednesday before Michaelmas last, and Joan on Monday before St. Katharine next following. William son of the said William, aged 9 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (2.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (14.)
152. THOMAS DE OVERTON.
Writ, Claryndon, 18 September, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Romeseye, 26 September, 35 Edward III.
Quabbe. A messuage, 80a. land, 6a. meadow, pasture in common for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep, 12a. wood, 5 free tenants rendering 10s. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 6d. yearly, held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, to wit, finding a hobeler for forty days in the Scotch war at his own costs.
Hulle. A messuage, dovecot and 6a. garden, 140a. arable, 200a. pasture, 12a. meadow and 40a. wood, held of the bishop of Winchester by service of 10s. yearly, except 60a. land which are held of the abbot of Tychefeld by service of 5s. yearly.
Quabbe. A messuage and garden, 30a. land, 30a. pasture and 10a. wood, held of the king in chief as parcel of the aforesaid serjeanty.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Monday before the Nativity of the Virgin last. William de Overton his brother, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 15. (19.)
153. WILLIAM DE OVERTON.
(fn. 2) [WILTS. Escote manor. Extent.
HANTS. Quabbe manor. Extent.
Estdene manor. Extent.
Estuderle manor.
Northasshelee manor. Extent.
Sutton manor. Extent.
Alresford.
Stanbrigge.
Basinge manor.
Stanbrigge Comitis.
Romesey.
Pershute.
Westuderle. Dimid’.
Quabbe.]
WILTS. Inq. made at Ludegarsale, 20 December, 25 (sic) [Edward III].
Escote. The manor (extent given), held of the abbess of St. Mary’s Winchester by service of 60s., a ploughshare worth 2s., two cloves (clavgyloffr’) and 1lb. of cummin yearly; and a messuage, 60a. arable and pasture for 2 horses, 2 oxen and 60 sheep in common, held of the same abbess by service of 5s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 13 October last. Thomas de Overton his son, aged 19 years and more, is his heir.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Andevere, Saturday after St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
Quabbe. He held by the decease of Thomas de Overton, his brother, a messuage, 80a. arable, 6a. meadow, 12a. wood, pasture in common for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep, rents of 10 free tenants rendering 10s. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 6d. yearly, held of the king in chief by the grand serjeanty of finding a hobeler for forty days in the Scotch war at his own costs.
Estdene. A messuage with garden, a dovecot, 140a. arable, … a. meadow common after the hay, pasture for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep in common, 6a. wood, 2 free tenants rendering 20s. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 3s. 4d. yearly, held of the king in chief by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee, as of the manor of Est Tidurle, which is in the hands of Philippa queen of England.
Northassele. 18a. arable, 4a. wood, 2 free tenants rendering 2s. yearly, 12 bondmen cottars, each of whose rents and services are worth 8s. 2d. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 13s. 4d. yearly, held of the earl of Hereford by service of 12 white capons when he comes to those parts.
Sotton. A messuage, garden and dovecot, 100a. arable, 4a. meadow, pasture for 2 horses, 4 oxen and 200 sheep, and 8 free tenants rendering 40s. yearly, held of the prior of the convent of Merton by homage and fealty and service of 23s. yearly.
Alleresseford. 16l. rent, held of the bishop of Winchester by service of 75s. 11 1/2d. yearly, which he bequeathed to Stephen Wellewyk in his testament to hold for 5 years.
Stanbrugge. A messuage, 2 carucates of land, 12a. meadow, 4a. wood and 8s. rent, held for life by demise of John de Overton, clerk, and Thomas de Overton, the reversion of which belongs to Thomas his son and heir, who survives, by the same demise. The premises are held of the manor of Baseng by knight’s service.
Stanbrugge Comitis. A messuage, a water-mill, 23a. arable and 3a. meadow, held for life as above of Thomas de Kenne by service of 15s. rent, with the same reversion.
Romeseye. 100s. rent, held for life of the abbess of Romeseye, with the same reversion, by service of 12d. yearly.
Perschute. A toft, 40a. arable, 4a. meadow and 8a. wood, held for life as above, with the same reversion, of the king in chief as of the manor of Estuderle, which is in the hands of queen Philippa, by what service or whether with the king’s licence not known.
Westudurle. A moiety of the manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief for life, in joint feoffment with Thomas his son, who survives, by grant of John de Overton, provost of the collegiate church of St. Elizabeth without Winchester, and Thomas de Wolferton, parson of the church of Upham, made with the king’s licence in 35 Edward III.
Hulle. A messuage, garden and dovecot, 140a. arable, 200a. pasture, 12a. meadow and 40a. wood, held of the bishop of Winchester by service of 10s. yearly, except 40a. land which are held of the abbot of Ticheveld by service of 5s. yearly.
Quabbe. A messuage and garden, 30a. arable, 30a. pasture, and 10a. underwood, held of the king in chief as parcel of the above-mentioned serjeanty.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (10.)
154. MARY DE PAKENHAM.
Writ, 6 July, 35 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Elmham, Friday after St. Laurence, 35 Edward III.
Bilaghe. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Northcreyk. The manor (extent given), with a mediety of the advowson of the church, held of the heirs of the earl of Norfolk by knight’s service.
She died on Saturday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr last. Euphemia, her sister, aged 50 years and more, is her heir.
Euphemia entered the manors after her death and alienated them in fee to Ralph de Heminhale, knight, John de Wyngefeld, knight, Gilbert de Debenham, John de Blitlisho and Geoffrey de Honeweton.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Walsham, Friday after St. James, 35 Edward III.
Walsham. The manor (extent given), held for life by grant of John de Ufford, knight, William de Wychingham, John de Cavyndissh and John Gonevyll, clerk, with remainder to Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief, as of the castle of Norwich, by service of 16s. yearly.
Date of death as above. Heir not known.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ixeworthe, Wednesday after St. Laurence, 35 Edward III.
Fakenham Aspes. A moiety of the manor (extent given, including a moiety of a leet held about the feast of St. Margaret), with a mediety of the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 20d. for ward of the castle of Norwich at the end of every twenty weeks.
Date of death as above. Heir Euphemia as above, who alienated the premises in fee to Ralph de Hemynhale, knight, John de Wyngefeld, knight, Gilbert de Debenham, John de Blittlesho and Geoffrey de Honeweton without the king’s licence.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (4.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 125. (13th and 16th entries.)
155. THOMAS DE PAKENHAM.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands, heir and date of death of the said Thomas. 4 April, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ixeworth, Thursday before St. George, 35 Edward III.
Ixeworth. A mediety of the advowson of the priory of the church.
Berdewell. 1d. yearly rent.
Both held of the king in chief by service of a hundredth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 19 May, 31 Edward III. Hervey de Pakenham his uncle, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (5.)
156. HERVEY DE PAKENHAM.
Writ, 18 October, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ixeworth, 6 November, 35 Edward III.
Ixeworth. The advowson of a mediety of the priory of the church, and 1d. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of a hundredth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 6 October, 35 Edward III. Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, his kinsman, aged 50 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (6.)
157. JOHN DE PAPPEWORTH, knight.
Writ, 28 October, 35 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Gravele, (fn. 3) 10 November, 35 Edward III.
Pappeworth Anneys. A messuage, 200a. land, 8a. meadow and 26s. 6d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of 8s. rent; a messuage and dovecot, 100a. land and 2a. meadow, held of John Noriz by service of 27d.; and a croft, held of Sir Reynold de Grey, lord of Wilton Surway, by service of 2s.
He died on 30 September last. William de Pappeworth, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (7.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 128.
158. ELIZABETH LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM DE PAPPEWORTH.
Writ, 20 October, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yvele, Saturday after St. Andrew, 35 Edward III.
Preston Ploukenet. A messuage, a garden, 120a. arable, 7a. meadow and 103s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of a third part of a fee of Mortain. These she held of right and fee after the death of John de Preston, her father, as his daughter and heir, but not in demesne. They were taken into the king’s hand after the death of the said John. William de Pappeworth, who still survives, long ago married the said Elizabeth, and they had a son, named John, now dead.
She died on 2 October last. Eleanor, aged 50 years, Margaret, aged 40 years, Katharine, aged 38 years, and Cecily, aged 30 years, her aunts, and Felicia daughter of Alice another aunt, aged 24 years, and John de Radeston son of Christina another aunt, aged 22 years and more, are her heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (8.)
159. MARGERY LATE THE WIFE OF BERTIN PUNCHARDOUN, or DE PUNCHARDOUN.
Writ, Beaulieu, 6 September, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Romeseye, 26 September, 35 Edward III.
Elyngham. The manor (extent given), which she held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service in joint feoffment with Bertin, formerly her husband, with the king’s licence.
She died on Saturday after St. Bartholomew last. Oliver, son of the said Bertin and Margery, aged 24 years and more, is their heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (9.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 124. (2.) (4th entry.)
160. JOHN PAVELY.
Writ, 3 November, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 1 December, 35 Edward III.
Westbury. The manor with its hamlets (extent given, including the perquisites of the court and hundred of Westbury amounting to 6l. beyond the fee-farm of 26s. 8d. rendered to the king for the hundred), held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Dycherygge. A messuage and a carucate of arable, held of the heir of Bevis (Bigonis) de Cnowvill by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 21 October last. Alice his daughter by Elizabeth, his first wife, married to John de Seintlow the younger, who survives, outlived him by half a day. She and John de Seintlow had lawful issue, who survive, to wit, Joan aged 11 years, Elizabeth aged 8 years, and Ela aged 6 years, who, with Joan daughter of the said John Pavely by Agnes his second wife, aged 8 years, are his heirs.
Writ to the escheator, referring to the last inquisition and directing him to divide the premises into two equal parts and retain them in the king’s hand until further order. 28 December, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Partition made at Westbury, 21 January, 35 Edward III, between John de Seintlou, the younger, who married the above-mentioned Alice, tenant by the courtesy of England by reason of issue between him and the said Alice, and Joan, the other of the daughters of the said John Pavely, born of Agnes his second wife, a minor in the king’s wardship, in the presence of the aforesaid John de Seintlou and others.
First part:—the manor of Brouke and the hamlet of Dicherigg, with a moiety of the profits of the view of frankpledge, the hundred, fair, market and portmote of Westbury.
Second part:—the manor of Westbury and the hamlet of Hefdynghull, with a moiety of the profits of the view of frankpledge, the hundred, fair, market and portmote of Westbury, the holders of this part to pay the other part 11l. 9s. 1 1/4d. yearly.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (10.)
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 13 November, 35 Edward III.
Westubury. The manor (extent given, including the court and hundred, as above), held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Hefdynghull. The hamlet, held of the king in chief as parcel of the manor of Westbury.
Broke. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Dicherigge. The hamlet, held of the heir of Bevis (Wigonis) de Knowvill by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heirs as above.
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (17.)
161. AGNES LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE PAVELY.
Writ, 20 October, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 25 October, 35 Edward III.
Stepullavynton. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held for life in joint feoffment with John Forstel, her first husband, of the inheritance of Robert Forstel, brother and heir of the said John. The premises are held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee. There is there a water-mill, and the 2 carucates contain 110a.; there are 8a. meadow, pasture in common for 4 horses, 12 oxen and 400 sheep, 4a. wood, 29s. rent of free tenants, 2 virgates of villeins’ land, a half-virgater, 6 cottages, a court, and a market on Wednesdays. The whole is charged with payments of 20s. yearly to queen Philippa’s castle of Devises and 9l. 6s. 8d. yearly to the wardens of the chantry of Wamberwe.
She died on 5 October last. Robert de la Mare her brother, aged 40 years and more, is her heir; but the reversion of the premises belongs to Robert Forestel, brother and heir of the aforesaid John Forestel, aged 40 vears and more.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (11.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (14.)
162. PETER DE PERSHUTE.
Writ, 3 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, Saturday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
Pershute. A messuage with garden, 80a. arable, 21a. meadow, 20a. pasture, a fishery, 12a. wood, free tenants rendering 40s. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 6d. yearly, held of Philippa, queen of England, in chief, as of her manor of Thuderle, by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Haywode. 22a. pasture, held of the king in chief by service of 5s. 7 1/2d. yearly by the hands of the sheriff.
Bentele. The manor (extent given), held of the heirs of William de Fyens, late lord of Compton Mounciaus, by service of a pair of spurs yearly.
Shulvele. A messuage with garden, a water-mill, 50a. arable, 12a. pasture and 12a. wood, held of the prioress of Ambresbury by service of 21s. 8d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 8 October last. Nicholas de Pershute his son, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (5.)
163. WILLIAM PLOKENET, or PLUGENET.
Writ, Wyndesore, 26 September, 35 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Chepynglamburne, Tuesday after St. Denis, 35 Edward III.
Chepynglamburne. A moiety of the manor (extent given), with a moiety of the tolls of the market and of the pleas and perquisites of the hundred there, held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross last. Elizabeth his daughter, aged 30 years and more, married to Richard Lyllyng, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (13.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (3.)
164. MILICENT LATE THE WIFE OF HUGH PLESCY, or DE PLESCY.
Writ, 18 June, 35 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Grauntpount by Oxford, 28 June, 35 Edward III.
West Wyttenham. The manor (extent given), held for life of the earl of Stafford, as of the earldom of Buckingham, by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee, of the inheritance of Hugh de Plescy her late husband, deceased, with whom she was jointly enfeoffed. The reversion belongs to John Lenveysy for his life, and after his death to John son of John Lenveysy and Joan daughter of Thomas de Mussenden and the heirs of their bodies, by virtue of a fine levied in the king’s court at Westminster in the quindene of Easter, 33 Edward III, between John Lenveysy, querent, and William de Bokebrugg, parson of the church of Farle, John de Langele, parson of the church of Isnamstede, John Abel, parson of the church of Ayot Montfichet, and Thomas, vicar of the church of Hungerford, deforciants, concerning that manor and others.
She died on 10 June last. John son of John Lenveysy son of Eleanor daughter of the said Hugh and Milicent, aged 9 years, is kinsman and heir of the said Hugh and Milicent.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Oxford, 28 June, 35 Edward III.
Hoggenorton. The manor (extent given), held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service, in the same form as the manor of West Wyttenham above, and with the same reversion.
Date of death and heir as above.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 25 June, 35 Edward III.
Combe Byset. The manor (extent given, including a moiety of a water-mill), held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service, in the same form as the above manors, and with the same reversion, whether with the king’s licence or not the jurors know not.
Date of death and heir as above.
[The folio Calendar printed in 1808 contains a reference to an inquisition concerning the manor of Great Missenden, co. Buckingham, but this inquisition is not now on the file.]
C. Edw. III. File 163. (14.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (7.) (Oxford and Berks.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 124. (2.) (Wilts.)
165. RICHARD DE PENSAX.
Writ, 10 November, 35 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq., 11 January, 35 Edward III.
Skeggeby. A messuage, 5 bovates of land and a water-mill, held of the king in chief by service of 20s. yearly; and 20 bovates of land, held in service of the king in chief by service of rendering 4 marks yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Le Stubhyng. An assart so called, held of the king by service of 12d. yearly.
Mamesfeld Wodehouse. A messuage and a bovate of land, held of Richard del Va[ch]e, lord of Mannesfeld, by fealty and suit of court every three weeks according to the custom of the manor of Mamesf’.
Arnale. A messuage and 2 virgates of land, held of the earl of Northampton by fealty and suit of court every three weeks according to the custom of the manor of Arnale. The virgates are wasted by the wild animals in Schirewode.
Wysshow (?). A messuage and a carucate of land, held of Richard Willughby by fealty and service of 6d. yearly.
He died on Sunday after St. Martin last. William his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (15.)
166. LAURENCE DE PAGHAM, knight.
Writ, 21 October, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Winchester, 11 November, 35 Edward III.
Drayton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by the grand serjeanty of providing a man to keep the east gate of the castle of Porchestre for 15 days in time of war at his own costs.
Bere. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service and by rendering 6s. 8d. yearly at the castle of Porchestre.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 6 October last. John son of John son of the said Laurence, aged half a year, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (16.)
167. PETER THE BAKER (Pistor).
Writ of certiorari to the escheator, on a claim by Thomas de Gildeford that the said Peter, who according to the escheator’s certificate was outlawed on 8 June, 33 Edward III, at the suit of Robert Treufle in a plea of debt, has died, and that he (Thomas) is his heir. The escheator is to enquire whether Peter is dead, and if so, when he died, who is his heir and of what age, and as to the tenure of a messuage taken into the king’s hand on the occasion of his outlawry. 4 November, 35 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Guldeford, 22 December, 35 Edward III.
Peter died on 30 March last at La Rye in Sussex. Thomas de Guldeford, aged 40 years and more, is his kinsman and heir. He held the messuage in Guldeford of the prior of Merton by service of 8d. yearly.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (17.)
168. JOHN SON OF JOHN DE PENRETH.
Writ after the death of the said John, who died a minor in the king’s wardship. 18 April, 35 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Penreth, Tuesday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 35 Edward III.
Lamanby. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by homage and by service of rendering 2s. yearly for cornage at the Exchequer of Carlisle at the feast of the Assumption.
Inglewod forest. A purpresture at Midlescogh, and another at Silywra, containing 52a., held of the king by fealty and by service of rendering 52s. 6d. yearly at the feast of the Assumption at the Exchequer of Carlisle.
All the premises were in the king’s hand in the custody of Sir William de Sandford by the king’s commitment until the lawful age of the deceased.
The deceased died on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross last, as reports have come to England. Thomas son of John de Penreth, knight, aged 30 years and more, is his uncle and heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 133. (2nd entry.)
169. WALTER PARK.
Writ, 12 October, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Somerton, Monday the feast of St. Valentine, 36 Edward III.
Chilton Cauntelo. The manor (extent given), held for life by the courtesy of England of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service, in right of Emma, late his wife, of the inheritance of Andrew Homere and Joan daughter of Thomas Chastelyn, kinsfolk and heirs of the said Emma. The extent includes a watermill, a garden in Haygrove, meadow in Brodemour and Brodemede, pasture in La Inlond, pasture called ‘Westham,’ pasture called ‘Oxinsele’ in La Langemede, and a larder rent (redditus lardar’) of a bushel of corn payable at the feast of St. Martin. The manor is charged with 4d. yearly to the hundred of Berewyk.
Walter Park died on 4 October last; heir not known. The reversion of the manor belongs to the aforesaid Andrew and Joan. Andrew is 22 years of age and more, and Joan is 16 years of age and more, and was married after the death of the said Walter to Robert de Wyke by John Fitz Payn, knight. Long before the death of the said Walter and Emma she was married to John Wyneet by Humphrey de Boun, late earl of Hereford, because Thomas Chastelyn, her father, at the time of his death held in demesne as of fee of the said earl by knight’s service divers lands &c. in Trent, co. Somerset.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (19.)
170. HENRY POUWER.
Writ, 18 January, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yevelcestre, Monday after the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Lymyngton. The manor (extent given), held for life by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee of the heir of John de Beauchamp of Somerset, a minor in the king’s wardship, and of the inheritance of William de Shareshull the younger and Joan his wife, by a grant made by William de Shareshull, knight, William Pouwer, and William Broghton to the said William the younger and Joan and the heirs of the body of Joan by a fine levied in the king’s court.
Longesutton. A messuage, 40a. arable, 5a. meadow, several from the feast of the Purification until the hay has been carried and after that common, and 3s. rent, held for life as above, by the same fine, of the earl of Salisbury by service of rendering 1lb. pepper yearly.
Chafcombe. A messuage and 12a. arable, held of Roger de Beauchamp, as of his manor of Cokelyngton, by knight’s service.
Otranton. A messuage, 40a. arable, and 3a. meadow, several as above, held of John Burnell by knight’s service.
Cherlton Adam. A messuage, 80a. arable, and 12a. meadow, several as above, held for life by knight’s service of Thomas Horsy and of the inheritance of Richard son and heir of Nicholas de Seymour, a minor in the king’s wardship.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 9 December last. The aforesaid Joan his daughter, aged 28 years and more, and married to William de Shareshull the younger, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (20.)
171. JOHN PYGOT.
Writ, 4 May, 35 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Kerdyngton, Monday after Trinity, 35 Edward III. (The deceased is called John Pygot, knight, in this inquisition.)
Kerdyngton. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of two parts of a mediety of the church of Houghton Conquest, held of the king in chief by knight’s service in demesne as of fee-tail jointly with Isabel, his wife, by feoffment of William de Ounesby, parson of the church of Dodyngton; and a messuage, 100a. arable, 5a. pasture, 10s. rent and a third part of a watermill, held of the king in chief by knight’s service jointly with the aforesaid Isabel, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by feoffment of the lady Elizabeth de Latymer.
He died on 28 April last. John Pygot, son of the said John and Isabel, aged 13 years, is their heir.
Writ, 4 May, 35 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lincoln, Wednesday after Trinity, 35 Edward III.
Dodyngton and Thorp othe Hill. The manors, held of the abbot of Westminster by service of 12l. yearly by gift of William de Ounesby, parson of the church of Dodyngton, Henry Balle, parson of a mediety of the church of Hoghton, and Geoffrey de Burgh, chaplain, to him and the heirs of his body by Maud, his first wife, and failing such heirs to Isabel, his second wife, for life, and after her death to the heirs of John’s body by her, with remainder in default of such heirs to the right heirs of John.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 28 April, 35 Edward III. John, his son by Maud, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (21.)
172. ROSE (Roesia) LATE THE WIFE OF NICHOLAS PARLES.
Writ, 30 September, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) made at Northampton, 26 October, (fn. 4) 35 Edward III.
Upton. The manor (extent given, including a fishery in the river), with the hundred of Neubotilgrave, 2 carucates of arable, 16a. meadow and 8 marks rent of free tenants, held of the king in chief by service of rendering by the hands of the sheriff 40s. yearly for the manor and 12s. yearly for the hundred, and finding for the king an armed man within the four seas for forty days at her own costs for the defence of the realm when the king’s serjeanty is summoned throughout the realm, and also finding a yeoman every year in the hundred of Neubotilgrave to execute the precepts of the sheriff there.
Herlaston. A view of frankpledge at Michaelmas, held in common with Henry Dyve, 5s. 6d. rent of customary tenants, and autumn works called ‘bedrep’ and ‘netrep’ to be done for four days by four customary tenants, tenure not stated.
She died on Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul last. (fn. 4) Richard son of William de Clendon, aged 15 years and more at Michaelmas last, is her kinsman and heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (22.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (7.)
173. WALTER PARLES.
Writ, Beaulieu, 18 August, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Wattford, Thursday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 35 Edward III.
Wattford, [Mor]cot and Sullesworth. A messuage, 11 virgates of arable and 10 marks yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee and finding at his own costs a fourth part of a man-at-arms for forty days when the white banner is raised for the king’s war against Scotland.
Byfeld. 10 marks yearly rent, held jointly with Ralph Parles, his son, of the baron of Duddeley in socage by service of rendering a knife (cultellum) yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Saturday the eve of St. James last. Ralph Parles his son, aged 26 years and more at the feast of St. John the Baptist last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (23.)
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 24 August, 35 Edward III.
Watford. A messuage, 11 virgates of land (each containing 16a.), 5a. meadow, 2a. wood, a dovecot and 10 marks rent, held of the manor of Watford which is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Byfeld. 10 marks rent, held of Thomas Wakeleyn by knight’s service.
He died on 13 August last. Ralph Parles his son, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (12.)
174. JOHN SON OF ADAM DE PODYNGDONE, or DE PODYNGDENNE.
Writ, 2 December, 35 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Lyngefeld, 21 December, 35 Edward III.
Lyngefeld. A messuage, 12a. arable and 10s. 2d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff and doing suit to the king’s hundred of Tanregge every three weeks; 12a. land, held of John de Chevenynge by service of rendering 9d. yearly; 40a. land called ‘Ridden,’ held of John de Gaynesforde by service of rendering 2s. yearly and doing suit to his court at Chelwes every three weeks; and 30a. land, held of John Chevenyngge by service of rendering 5s. 3d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 4 October last. Agnes daughter of Thomas Broun, aged 14 years at the Purification next, Mabel Eyr, aged 40 years, and Lucy Nicoles, Mabel’s sister, aged 30 years, married to John Nicole, are his kinswomen and heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (24.)
175. JOHN DE PRESTON.
Writ, 3 October, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yvele, Saturday after St. Andrew, 35 Edward III.
Preston Ploukenet. A messuage and garden, 120a. arable, 7a. meadow several from the Purification until the hay is carried, and then common, and 103s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of a third part of a knight’s fee of Mortain.
Elizabeth his daughter, aged 27 years and more, married to William de Pappeworth, who survives, by whom she had a son John now deceased, was her father’s heir and survived him ten days. The reversion of the premises belongs to the said William de Pappeworth for life by the courtesy of England, by reason of the death of Elizabeth and of offspring begotten between him and her.
John de Preston died on 22 September last. Eleanor aged 50 years, Margaret aged 40 years, Katharine aged 38 years, and Cecily aged 30 years, his sisters, Felicia, daughter of Alice another sister, aged 24 years, and John de Radeston, son of Christina another sister, aged 22 years and more, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (25.)
176. THOMAS PATRYCH, or PATERYCH.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Forthyngebrygge, 2 December, 35 Edward III.
Wodyton, Batamesle and Pille in the New Forest. 9 messuages, 140a. land, 10a. meadow, 100a. heath, 2a. moor and 30s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of paying 20s. 20d. yearly to the king at his manor of Lyndhurst, to wit, in socage.
Bermynton and Crischurche. A messuage, 2 carucates of land and 4l. rent, held jointly with Margery his wife, who survives, one moiety of the earl of Salisbury by service of 15d. yearly and the other moiety of Maurice Bruyn by service of suit to the court of Perle.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin last. Walter his son, aged 18 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 163. (26.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (5.)

Footnotes

  • 1. According to the Exchequer enrolment Ivo atte Assch’ her kinsman, aged 36 years and more, is her heir.
  • 2. So given in the folio Calendar printed in 1808, and stated to be missing. The Chancery inquisitions are still missing, but were apparently identical in substance with the Exchequer inquisitions abstracted below.
  • 3. The Inquisition enrolled was taken at Pappeworth, 16 October, 35 Edward III, before a different jury. Only the premises held of the king are returned, the particulars being different, and the heir is said to be 32 years old and more.
  • 4. The Exchequer inquisition is dated 25 October, and gives the date of death as 14 September last.