Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 165

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 165

199. JOHN SON OF NICHOLAS DE SANCTO MARCO, of Thornhawe.
Writ after the death of the said John, who held of the abbey of Peterborough, now void and in the king’s hand. 28 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Walmesford, 9 November, 35 Edward III.
Thornhagh. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held in fee tail of the abbey of Peterborough by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee. The extent includes 8 marks rent in Thornhagh, Siberton and Walmesford.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died without heir of his body on 18 October last. Nicholas de Sancto Marco is his brother, to whom no inheritance descended (fn. 1) because William de Sancto Marco, William de Folkesworth and John son of John de Arderna made a feoffment of the premises to Nicholas son of John de Sancto Marco, father of the deceased, for life, with successive remainders in tail male to the deceased and Nicholas his brother, who survives, and with reversion to the right heirs of the aforesaid Nicholas son of John. The said Nicholas brother of the deceased was 18 years of age and more at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (5.)
200. THOMAS SAFFRAY, or SAFFRY.
Writ, 16 November, 35 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Beadlow (Bellum Locum), Friday after St. Alban, 36 Edward III.
Caynho and Clopphull. 27a. arable in a sterile and sandy place, 4a. dry meadow, 2a. pasture, 20a. wood, 2s. rent of free tenants, 3s. 4d. rent of customary tenants, and 6d. rent of cottagers, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on Sunday after Michaelmas last. Joan his sister, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 12 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Coten by Northampton, 7 November, 35 Edward III.
Houghton Magna. 4l. rent and the ninth turn to present to the church, held of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, as of the honor of Huntingdon.
Yekkellee. A third part of an assart, held of Philippa queen of England by service of rendering 2s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday after Michaelmas last. Joan Saffry his sister, aged 30 years and more at the feast of St. John the Baptist last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (2.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (8.) (Northampton.)
201. ANKARETTA LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN LESTRAUNGE of Blakemere, knight.
Writ, 10 October, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Chalgton, 25 November, 35 Edward III.
Chalghton. The manor (extent given), held for life by way of dower instead of other lands &c. late of the aforesaid John in divers other counties, except 20 marks yearly rent which she was bound to pay from the manor to John son and heir of the said John. The manor is held of the earl of Lancaster by homage and service of 6d. yearly.
She died on 8 October last. John, son of John Lestraunge the son of the aforesaid John and Ankaretta, aged 7 years and more, is their heir.
Writ, 10 October, 35 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Whitcherche, 29 November, 35 Edward III.
Dodynton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service to herself and the heirs of the bodies of herself and John le Straunge, knight, her late husband. The extent includes a fishpond of which the fishery is worth 6d. yearly, a wood called ‘Dodyntoneswode,’ and 2 watermills.
Blakemere. The manor (extent given), held for life by reason of a feoffment made to her and John Lestraunge, her late husband, and the heirs of the said John, of the earl of Surrey (de comite Warenn’) by a service of hunting. The extent includes a ‘mere’ and two vivaries of which the fishery is worth 40s. yearly, 2 parks, a toll in the town of Whitchirche, 3 watermills and a windmill, a chace of rabbits, and 66l. 4s. rents.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 7 years and above on the eve of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary last.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (17.)
202. JOHN SON OF JOHN LESTRAUNGE of Whitchirche.
Writ, 28 May, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Chalghton, 16 September, 35 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in demesne as of fee in the county.
He died on 12 May last. John his son, aged 6 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 28 May, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Wermenistre, 14 June, 35 Edward III.
Aisshton by Codeford. A moiety of the manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of St. Peter there every other turn, held of Sir John Mautravers, knight, by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 28 May, 35 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Sutton Madok, 15 June, 35 Edward III.
Clee. The chace, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Corfham. The manor, with the hay of Ernestre, held of the king in chief by knight’s service jointly with Mary his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs male of his body, with the king’s licence.
Sutton Madok. The town, held jointly with the said Mary of the king in chief by service of 4s. yearly at the Exchequer.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 7 years at the feast of the Assumption last.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (4.)
203. JOHN DE SANCTO LAURENCIO.
Writ, 2 November, 35 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Strete, 13 December, 35 Edward III.
Strete. A moiety of the manor (extent given, including 10a. meadow worth 10s. at reaping time and at other seasons 1d. only because often inundated and only to be reaped in dry weather, 100a. several pasture and 12a. wood lying ‘copys’), held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and suit every three weeks to the king’s court called ‘redeleuet,’ in the county.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 9 September, 35 Edward III, without heir of himself. John de Layham his kinsman, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (5.)
204. KATHARINE LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN TALEMACHE.
Writ, Wyndesore, 21 September, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Benteleye, Monday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III.
Benteleye. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
She died on the eve of St. Peter’s Chains last. Richard her son, aged 30 (fn. 2) years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (6.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 125. (18.)
205. JULIANA LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN TALBOT of Richard’s Castle.
Writ, 6 December, 35 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Lodelowe, 5 January, 35 Edward III.
Richard’s Castle. A carucate of land, held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony of Boreford, by grant of John de Wotton, chaplain, and William Balle of Underlight made with the king’s licence to her and John Talbot, formerly her husband, and the heirs of their bodies. There are also a piece of meadow, a piece of pasture, underwood and 11l. 7s. rents.
Leyntwardyn. 4l. 15s. rent, held of the earl of March by fealty.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Wednesday after St. Andrew last. John Talbot, (fn. 3) son of the said Juliana and John, aged 24 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 6 December, 35 Edward III.
WORCESTER. Inq. taken at Worcester, 7 January, 35 Edward III.
Coterugge. The manor (extent given).
Wichebaud. The manor (extent given).
Homme. A moiety of the manor (extent given).
Karkedone. A moiety of the manor (extent given).
All held of the king in chief by service and as parcel of a moiety of the barony of Borford, by grant &c. as above made by a fine with the king’s licence.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 6 December, 35 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Lodeford, 5 January, 35 Edward III.
Richard’s Castle. The manor (extent given, including pasture called ‘le Parklesewe,’ and a park), held of the king in chief, as of a parcel of the barony of Boreford, by grant &c. as above.
MARCH OF WALES [now Radnor].
Blethevagh. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the said barony, by grant &c. as above.
She held no other lands &c. in the county or in the March of Wales thereto adjoining.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 6 December, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Maldon, 12 December, (fn. 4) 35 Edward III.
Wodham Mortimer. The manor (extent given, including a leet held at the Conversion of St. Paul).
Little Braxstede. 22s. rent and 1lb. pepper.
Wodham Mortimer. The advowson of the church.
All held for her life of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverel, by service of 3s. yearly, by grant &c. as above.
Hobregge. A manor so called (extent given), held of the heir of Richard de Plays, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Date of death as above. (fn. 5) Heir as above, aged 23 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (20.) (Salop and Worcester.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (4.)
206. ROBERT DE TUDENHAM, THODENHAM, or TODENHAM, knight.
Writ, 18 October, 35 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford, Monday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
Ronehale. 10 marks rent of customary tenants, with a fourth part of a sixth part of the court baron of Bedeford, held of the king in chief by knight’s service of the right and inheritance of Katharine his wife, who survives.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 9 August last. John son of the said Robert and Katharine, aged 15 years and more, is the heir.
Writ, 24 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) made at Northampton, 18 December, 35 Edward III.
Heyford. The manor (extent given), held of the right and inheritance of Katharine de Todenham his wife, who survives, of Richard de Clendon, heir of Rose late the wife of Nicholas Parles, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of the manor of Upton, by service of rendering to the said Richard 6d. yearly.
Grymescot. 100s. rent of customary tenants, held as parcel of the said manor of the inheritance of the same Katharine of the prior of Dunstapul by service of rendering 4l. 13s. yearly.
Heyford and Bukbrok. 6l. rent, held of the same inheritance of Warin de Insula by service of rendering 6d. yearly to him and 6d. to John de Ferers, lord of Bukbrok.
Flore and Farthingston. 4l. rent, held of the same inheritance of John de Kaynis and Theobald Trussel by service of rendering 6s. 3d. yearly.
West Haddon and Cold Assheby. 50s. rent of free tenants, held of the same inheritance of the prior of Daventre by service of rendering 4d. yearly.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 16 years and more at Whitsuntide last.
Writ, 4 April, 36 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ereswelle, 9 April, 36 Edward III.
Ereswelle. The manor, held of Robert de Scalis by service of 2 knights’ fees.
He died on Saturday before St. Laurence last. John his son, aged 17 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (8.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (15.) (Northampton.)
Writ not enrolled.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Eriswell, 11 November, 35 Edward III.
Eriswell. The manor, held of Robert de Scalis by service of a knight’s fee.
He died on 2 October last. Heir not given.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (22.)
207. JOHN TYDWORTH, or TUDEWORTH.
Writ, 8 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Andevere, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
Overwolhop. A messuage with dovecot, a decayed water-mill without millstones, 5 virgates of land containing 100a., of which 40a. can be sown yearly, and pasture in common for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep, held of Thomas Courteneye, knight, by service of 1lb. of pepper and suit of court yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on the feast of SS. Simon and Jude last. Joan, daughter of Joan de Wodefeld his sister, aged 17 years and more and married to Hugh Cheyne, is his heir.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 1 December, 35 Edward III.
Mileford and Larkestoke. A decayed messuage, a water-mill, 40a. land, 2 1/2a. meadow, a several pasture, and pasture in common for 2 horses, 4 oxen and 80 sheep, held of the king in chief by petty serjeanty of rendering 6 barbed arrows yearly at Michaelmas.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (9.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (21.)
208. JOHN DARDRES, or DE DARDRES, of Turveye.
Writ after the death of the said John, who held of John son and heir of John Traily, a minor in the king’s wardship. 18 October, 35 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Turveye, Friday after SS. Simon and Jude, 35 Edward III.
Turveye. A ruined messuage, 200a. land, 5a. meadow, 7a. pasture and half a mark rent of free tenants, held of the aforesaid John son and heir of John Trayly by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c.
He died on Monday the eve of St. Laurence last. Thomas his son, aged 11 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (10.)
209. THOMAS DE TREKENESFORD.
Writ, 10 November, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Theydone Gernon, 20 November, 35 Edward III.

Derewyshope. The service of the prior of Motendene for the marsh so called, held of the king, as of the honor of Reilegh, by service of a thirtieth part of a knight’s fee.
Stapilford Tauny. The manor.
Elmested. The manor.
These manors, both held of the king, as of the honor of Reileghe, by knight’s service and suit to the court of Reileghe, he gave by his charter of feoffment long before his death, to wit, on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 34 Edward III, to John de Bampton, John atte Vyne, clerk, and John de Storteford, clerk, and their heirs and assigns. This feoffment was not made collusively or fraudulently.
He died on Wednesday after SS. Peter and Paul last. Anne his daughter, aged 4 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (11.)
210. JOHN WASPALL, or WASPAYL.
Writ, 22 December, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Sylchestre, 31 December, 35 Edward III.
Hertle Waspayl. The manor, held of John Mautravers, knight, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 2 November last. William Waspayl his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (1).
211. WILLIAM WENLOK.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Westminster, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
He held 5d. a day for life to be received yearly at the receipt of the Exchequer while the Exchequer is open, as parcel of the office of usher. The said 5d. ought to remain to John son of John Gaunt, a minor in the king’s wardship. The said parcel of the office of usher is held of the king in chief by service as above.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 23 June, 35 Edward III; heir not known.
William Wenlok, clerk, kinsman of the deceased, claims to have the said 5d. a day for a term of 20 years, as appears by an indenture which he has produced. Whether the indenture was made with the king’s licence or not is not known.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (13.)
212. JOHN SON OF WILLIAM GAUNT of Bynbrok.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Westminster, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
He held a parcel of the serjeanty of the office of usher of the Exchequer after the death of William Wenlok, receiving 5d. a day at the receipt of the Exchequer while the Exchequer is open, as appears by a fine levied in the king’s court and a charter made with the king’s licence.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 4 August, 35 Edward III. John Gaunt his son, aged 3 years at Easter next, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (14.)
213. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF RICHARD DE WYNCHESTRE.
Writ, 2 December, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Rothingge Abbesse, 20 January, 35 Edward III.
Great Perdon. A third part of the manor (extent given), held for life by gift of John Wymond and Robert atte Wode, chaplain, to her and Richard her late husband and the heirs of Richard. It is held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
She died on the day of the Assumption last. Meliora, aged 19 years and more, wife of William Rolf, and Katharine, aged 17 years and more, wife of John atte Churche, daughters of the said Richard and Joan, are their heirs of the aforesaid tenement.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (15.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (6.)
214. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF ANDREW DE WALDEN.
Writ, 17 November, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Rothingge Abbesse, 20 November, (fn. 6) 35 Edward III.
Aungre Park. A park (fn. 7) so called, held for life of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service, by gift of John Edmond and Nicholas Norman, chaplain, to her and Andrew her late husband and the heirs and assigns of Andrew.
Laufare Magdelyne. The manor, held in form aforesaid of Sir Lionel earl of Ulster, as of the honor of Clare; service not known.
She died on the eve of St. Bartholomew last. Thomas, son of the said Andrew and Joan, aged 15 years and more, is their heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (16.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (13.)
215. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE WARENNA, earl of Surrey.
Writ, 3 October, 35 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Wymburne Minstre, Wednesday the eve of St. Katharine, 35 Edward III.
Caneford. The manor (extent given), with the hundred of Cokdene, held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service, by gift of the present king, of the inheritance of William, son and heir of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, to whom the reversion belongs by virtue of the said gift. The extent includes parks called ‘Leye Park,’ ‘Orchard,’ ‘Caneford Park’ and ‘Knyghten Park,’ a watermill, two other mills (one water and the other wind), another watermill at Stratford, the hundred called Cokedene, and a customary rent at La Pole. The manor is charged with 6qrs. of salt yearly to the Carthusian prior of Wytham, and with 8qrs. of salt at 16d. a quarter to the prior of Brymmor.
She died on Sunday the feast of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist last. Heir not known, because she has none born of herself.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Somerton, Monday before St. Katharine, 35 Edward III.
Hengstrigge. The manor (extent given).
Cherlton Camvyle. The manor (extent given).
Both these manors she held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service, by the king’s gift, as above, and of the same inheritance. The extent of Hengstrigge includes a pasture called ‘Morowelese,’ parks called ‘Est Parke’ and ‘West Parke’ of Thomer, 3 cocks and 3 hens as churchscot (churs’) at Martinmas, 3s. 4d. as ‘larderselver’ at Martinmas, and a wood called ‘Inwode.’ The extent of Cherlton includes pasture on Horethorne, and 4 cocks and 18 hens as churchscot (churs’) at Martinmas.
Date of death as above. Heir not known, as above.
Writ, 3 October, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Aumbr’, 29 November, 35 Edward III.
Troubrugge. The manor (extent given).
Aumbresberi. The manor (extent given).
Wynterborn. The manor (extent given).
Aldeborn. The manor (extent given).
All these manors she held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service, by the king’s gift, as above, and of the same inheritance. The extent of Troubrugge includes courts forinseca and intrinseca worth 13l. 6s. 8d. yearly. The extent of Wynterborn includes a court and hundred worth 100s. yearly. The extent of Aumbresberi includes a court and hundred worth cum feodis forinsecis 6l. 13s. 4d. The extent of Aldeborn includes profits of rabbits.
Date of death as above. Heir not known, as above. The reversion of the manors belongs to the present earl of Salisbury, as above, by reason of a grant of the said reversion by the king to William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, and his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (17.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (12.) (Wilts.)
216. EDMUND DE WATFORD.
Writ, Claryndon, 17 September, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (fn. 8) (indented) made at Wattford, 26 September, 35 Edward III.
Wattford. 6 messuages, a water-mill with 2 crofts, 9 virgates of land, 4 pieces of meadow called ‘Bradmede,’ ‘Boylond,’ ‘Fletlond’ and ‘Rodemore,’ and 30s. rent of customary tenants, held of the heir of Nicholas de Burneby, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of the manor of Wattford, by service of rendering a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. yearly.
Creton. 18s. rent of free tenants, held of the heirs of Roger Roys by service of a rose yearly.
Neubotill. 24s. rent, held of Richard de Neubotill by service of 2d. yearly.
Esseby Leger. 7s. rent of free tenants, held of Henry late duke of Lancaster, as of the honor of Leicester, by knight’s service.
Wattford. Roger de Wattford, Nicholas de Wattford, Emma de Wattford and Lucy de Clopton held jointly for their lives 4 messuages and 4 virgates of land of the deceased by gift of Edmund de Wattford, the deceased’s father, by service of rendering a rose at Midsummer.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 4 September last. Roger de Wattford his brother, aged 24 years and more at Michaelmas last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (18.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (6.)
217. JOHN DE WELLES.
Writ, 22 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Morpath, Monday after St. Hilary, 35 Edward III.
Ellyngton. The site of a wasted capital messuage, worth nothing in herbage &c. because not enclosed, 190a. land and 10a. meadow in demesne, in the hands of tenants at will rendering 58s. 4d. yearly, two parts of a water-mill, a several pasture, 10 1/2 husband-lands in the hands of tenants at will rendering 63s. yearly, 6 waste husband-lands, 7 cottages in the hands of cottars rendering 10s. yearly, and rents of 8d. yearly, 2 1/2lbs. pepper, and 1lb. cummin from free tenants for homage and rent.
Cressewell. 40s. rent of a free tenant instead of homage.
Haydon. 2 waste cottages and 11 waste husband-lands.
All the above he held of Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke, as of the manor of Bywell, by homage and fealty and by service of two parts of a knight’s fee, and by service of rendering to the countess 44s. 10d. yearly at the two feasts of St. Cuthbert for ward of the castle of Newcastle on Tyne and 15d. at the Assumption for cornage. The premises are charged time out of mind to the prior and convent of Tynemuth in 10s. yearly.
He held no other lands in the county or elsewhere in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on 11 October last. John de Welles his son, aged 10 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 22 October, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Theydone Boys, 30 October, 35 Edward III.
Theydone Gernon. The manor.
Eppynge atte Hethe, Theydone Gernon and Theydone Boys. A messuage, 172a. land, 6a. meadow, 12a. wood, 43a. pasture and 68s. 7d. rent, held jointly with Maud his wife, who survives, by gift of Adam de Welles, knight, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
All the above are held of the earl of Stafford, Reynold Maleyms, the abbot of Waltham and Lucy Gernon, services not known.
He died on Tuesday after Michaelmas last. John de Welles his son, aged 8 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 22 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq (fn. 9) (indented) made at Rothewell, 15 November, 35 Edward III.
Faxton. The manor (extent given, including a several pasture called ‘Dudcroft’), held jointly with Maud his wife, who survives, by gift of Adam de Welles, knight, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by a fine levied in the king’s court. The manor is held of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of his castle of Fotringhay, by knight’s service and by service of rendering 3d. yearly for aid of the sheriff of Northampton.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 11 October last. John de Welles his son, aged 11 years and more at Easter last, is his heir.
Writ, 22 October, 35 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Louth (Ludam), Saturday before St. Katharine, 35 Edward III.
Cumberworth. 2 cottages, 30a. land, meadow and pasture, charged with repair of sea dykes, 25s. 2d. rents and 40d. perquisites of court, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Skendelby. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a pasture in Wellepark.
Graynesby. The manor and the advowson of the church, held jointly by the deceased and Maud his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by a fine levied in the king’s court between Adam de Welle, knight, John son of Adam de Welle and Maud his wife, querents, and Robert de Cokewold, parson of the church of Thrusthorp, and Alan de Thurleby, chaplain, deforciants, in 19 Edward III. The manor and advowson are held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Sutton by Markeby. A messuage, 27a. meadow, 64a. pasture and 11l. 15s. 4d. rent, held jointly as above by a fine between the said John and Maud, querents, and Adam de Welle, deforciant, in 19 Edward III; tenure not stated.
He held no other lands &c. in the county, because long before his death he alienated in fee to William de Skipwyth, Roger de Meres, William de Stayn, Sir Richard de Ravenser, parson of the church of Anderby, Thomas de Cumberworth, John de Hagh and John de Conyngesholm his manors of Welle, Hellowe, Brunthorp, Wytheryn, Bradle, Thrusthorp and Aby, and whatever belonged to him of the manor of Wyberton, with all his lands &c. in Welle, Hellowe, Brunthorp, Wytherin, Bradle, Thrusthorp, Aby, Wyberton, Boston, Lincoln, Lekeburn, Manby, Swaby, Ormesby by Calsby, Alford, Toutheby, Billesby, Orreby, Farlesthorp, Beseby, Malteby, Strubby, Anderby, Hoggesthorp, Malththorp, Thedilthorp, Braytoft, Cumberworth, Skendelby, Partenay, Asthorp, Drexthorp and Nethertynton, and all lands &c. which descended to him after the death of Adam his father in Sutton and Hotoft, except such as were held of the king in chief, or of Sir Simon Fitz Rauf, knight, or of William de Skypwyth, in exchange for a yearly rent of 50l. for life, by [charter dated] at Hellowe, Thursday after St. Lucy, 19 Edward III.
He also alienated in fee to Roger de Meres, Sir Richard de Ravensere, then parson of the church of Anderby, John de Hagh and Thomas de Cumberworth his manor of Conyngesholm with the advowson of the church and all appurtenances, and all the lands &c. which he held of Sir Simon Fitz Rauf, knight, on Thursday after St. Lucy in Ormesby by Calseby and Swaby, with all his lands &c. in Louth, in exchange for a yearly rent of 100l. silver for his life, by charter of the same date.
He also alienated in fee to William de Stayne, Thomas de Cumberworth, Sir Robert Stynt, parson of the church of Cumberworth, and John de Conyngesholm his manor of Manby with the advowson of the church and all appurtenances in Manby, Saltfletby and elsewhere, by charter dated at Hellowe, Thursday after the Assumption, 1359.
He died on Monday before St. Luke, 35 Edward III. Heir as above, aged 11 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (19.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (14.) (Northampton.)
218. WILLIAM WYNTERHILL, or DE WYNTERSHULL.
Writ, 8 October, 35 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Guldeford, 12 November, 35 Edward III.
Bromlegh. 9l. rents of free tenants, 32s. 4 1/2d. called ‘workselver,’ and a view of frankpledge held on Wednesday in Whitsun week. The premises are 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 13 August last, as is said. Thomas de Wyntershull his brother, aged 24 years, is his heir.
Writ, 12 October, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Farham, 20 October, 35 Edward III.
Estle. 37a. arable of assart, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 18s. 6d. yearly as fee-farm by the hands of the sheriff of Winchester.
A messuage with divers buildings, a dovecot, 265a. arable, 13a. meadow common after the hay, 20a. pasture, 20a. wood, 6s. 2d. rent of free tenants, 18 bondmen virgaters whose rents and services are worth 4s. 6d. each, 2 bondmen cottars whose rents and services are worth 3s. 3d. each, and pleas &c. of court worth 3s. 4d. yearly. The premises are held of Thomas West, knight, by service of a pair of gilt spurs at Michaelmas.
Wade. A messuage, 75a. arable, and 6s. 8d. rent, held of Richard earl of Arundel by fealty.
(Unspecified). A toft with a garden and ruined dovecot, a water-mill, 60a. arable and 6a. wood, held of John [de] Monte Acuto and Margaret, his wife, and Edith Devenysch, as of the inheritance of the said Margaret and Edith, as of the manor of Werblynton, by service of 27s. 1 1/2d. and suit to the court of Warblynton.
More. A toft with a garden and dovecot, and 40a. arable, held of John Romyn of Ydesworth by service of 10s. and suit to his court of Idesworth.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 24 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (20.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (4.) (Hants.)
219. WILLIAM WANTYNG.
Writ, 6 January, 35 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Estbury, 2 March, 36 Edward III.
Estbury. 2 virgates of land, each containing 16a., with 1a. meadow and pasture for 2 horses, 4 oxen and 120 sheep, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Two parts of a messuage and of two carucates of land, with 1a. meadow, pasture for 3 horses and 8 oxen, pasture in common for 200 sheep, 20a. wood, free tenants rendering 36s. 8d. yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 12d. yearly. The premises are held of William le Moyne, knight, by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 18 October last. Joan his sister, aged 21 years and more, is his heir. She is non compos mentis and has not her reason (sensum racionabilem), being quite out of her senses and an idiot.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (21.)
220. THOMAS DE WROTTYNGE.
Writ, Beaulieu, 12 September, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Basyngestok, 25 September, 35 Edward III.
Basyngestok. A messuage with garden, 60a. land and 4a. meadow, held of the earl of Kent by service of 15s. yearly, which rent Edmund late earl of Kent had by grant of the king’s ancestors to him and the heirs of his body. There is also pasture in common for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 6 August last. Thomas de Wrottynge his son, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (22.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 124. (1.) 2nd entry.
221. ELIZABETH LATE THE WIFE OF PETER DE WENDOVERE.
Writ, 20 October, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Chelmisford, Monday after St. Martin, 35 Edward III.
Sprynggefeld. A fourth part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverel, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee. The extent includes the fourth part of a watermill and a leet on the feast of St. Barnabas.
She died on Wednesday before the Nativity of the Virgin last. Margaret her daughter, aged 20 years and more, wife of Richard Deuk, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (23.)
222. WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM ATTE WELLE of Sandwich.
Writ, 14 November, 35 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Canterbury, 28 November, 35 Edward III.
Grove in Wodenesbergh. Two parts of the manor, and also the third part (extents given), came into the king’s hand by the death of the said William son of William, a minor in the king’s wardship. They are held of the king in chief, as of the castle of Ledes which is in the king’s hand, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, and by service of doing suit at the gate of Ledes castle every three weeks and rendering 3s. 4d. every twenty-four weeks for ward of Dover castle, which is in the king’s hand.
No other lands &c. in the county came into the king’s hand by his death.
He died on 14 October, 35 Edward III. Thomas atte Welle, his brother, aged 13 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (24.)
223. JOHN DE UFFORD, knight.
Writ, 3 October, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Great Belsted, Thursday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III.
Great Belsted. The manor (extent given), held by gift of the abbot of Aumarle with the king’s licence. The abbot held it of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee, as of the honor of Aumarle. The extent includes a fulling-mill and a leet held on Tuesday in Whitsun week.
He died on Tuesday before St. James last. Edmund de Ufford his brother, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich, Monday the feast of St. Luke, 35 Edward III.
West Lexham. The manor (extent given, including a leet held about Whitsuntide).
Possewyk. The manor (extent given, including a leet at Christmas).
Both these, late of David de Strabolgey earl of Athol, father of the present earl, he held for life by gift of the king, to whom the reversions belong. The manors are held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Robert son of Roger.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Saxmondham, Saturday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III.
Bourgh. The manor (extent given), held of the countess Marshal, service not known. The extent includes a fair on the feast of St. Botolph and a leet held about Midsummer.
Glemham. The manor (extent given), held of the same countess by service of 5d. yearly for ward.
Chipinhale. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Suffolk by service of 2s. 6d. yearly for ward. The extent includes a leet held about the feast of St. Andrew.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (25.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 125. (2 and 19.)
224. ADAM DE URSWYK, or URSSEWYK.
Writ, 22 November, 35 Edward III.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Kyrkeby in Kendale, Saturday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
Stirkeland Ketell. A tenement called ‘Linddesayhall,’ held of the king in chief by homage as parcel of a moiety of the barony of Kendale.
He held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick, as the jurors understand.
He died on Tuesday after Michaelmas last. Robert de Urssewyk the younger, his son, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (26.)
225. ADAM DE PYKWORTH.
Commission to Nicholas de Staunford, clerk, Thomas de Donyngton, parson of the church of Hacumby, Robert Arnald of Swafeld and John de Rouceby, clerk, to enquire as to the lands &c. held by Adam de Pykworth, who held of the heir of Edmund late earl of Kent, late a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service, and as to his heir, whether he is alive or dead, and if dead, when he died; and also who has been in possession of the said Adam’s lands since his death and by what title. 20 April, 35 Edward III.
[LINCOLN.] Inq. (indented) taken at Corby, Thursday in Whitsun week, 35 Edward III.
The said Adam died on Tuesday before the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 23 Edward III, in the pestilence. He held:—
Westebi. A pasture called ‘Pikworthpasture’ in the field of Westebi, which is of the fee of Longespe, by knight’s service. William, his son and heir, entered it by hereditary right and alienated it to John Lover and Walter Tywe, and from that time until now John Turpyn has been in possession, by what right, or how, the jurors know not.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (27.)
226. JOHN SON OF JOHN NOION.
Writ, Beaulieu, 20 August, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Bekles, Monday after the Nativity of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Wathe. The manor (extent given), with a mediety of the advowson of the church of Bradewell, held of the king in chief by service of rendering at Norwich castle 4s. yearly of blanch farm (de alba firma).
Somerleton. A moiety of the manor, with a mediety of the advowson of the church, held of the countess of Pembroke in free socage by service of 6s. yearly.
He died on 14 August last. John Gernegan, his kinsman, aged 48 years and more, is his heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Salle, 7 October, 35 Edward III.
Salle. The manor.
Dallingge. Lands &c. worth 13s. 4d. yearly.
All held of Michael de Poninges by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee and by service of paying 20s. every twenty-eight weeks to the manor of Fokeston for ward of Dover castle on his behalf.
Bathley. A moiety of the manor and the advowson of the church at every alternate presentation, held in free socage of Philippa queen of England, as of the manor of Fakenham Dam, by service of 100s. yearly. He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday before the Assumption of the Virgin last.
Ralph Noion, knight, his ancestor, had two daughters named Helewise and Cecily. Helewise was married to John de Norton, who had by her a son John, who had a son Philip, who had a son Thomas, now living, who is heir of John de Noion as to a moiety of the premises. Cecily was married to Ralph de Dalling, who had by her three daughters Sabina, Joan and Agnes. Sabina was married to Robert de Crabbegate, who had by her a son Richard, who had a daughter Emma, now living. Joan was married to Philip Spicer, who had by her a daughter Sabina, married to Thomas Kype, who had by her a daughter Alice, now living. Agnes was married to Adam de Stynton, who had by her a son named Ralph, who had a son Edmund, now living. Emma daughter of Richard de Crabbegate, Alice daughter of Thomas Kype, and Edmund son of Ralph de Stynton, all 30 years of age and more, are the heirs of the said John de Noion as to the other moiety of the premises. Emma and Alice have enfeoffed William de Wychingham of their shares.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (28.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 125 (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (19.)
227. THOMAS SON OF JOHN DE SHIRBURN.
Writ to the escheator in the liberty of Holderness to take proof of the age of Thomas son and heir of John de Shirburn, who is said to have been born at Welewyk and baptized in the church there, and whose lands are in the custody of Alan, parson of the church of Holmeton, by the king’s commitment. 6 October 35 Edward III.
Proof of age taken at Wythornse, Thursday, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
John de ……, aged 50 years and more, says that the said Thomas was 21 years of age on Thursday the feast of St. Hilary … (rest torn away).
C. Edw. III. File 165. (29.)
228. AMICIA LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE ODDYNGGESELES, or JOHN ODYNGSELES, knight.
Writ, 4 March, 35 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Stanlak, 16 March, 35 Edward III.
Bradewell. The manor (extent given), held for life in dower, of the inheritance of John son and heir of the aforesaid John de Oddyngseles, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Stanlak. A fourth part of the manor (extent given), held for life by demise of Robert Corbet, knight, who granted the reversion thereof to Edmund Giffard and Margaret his wife, and Robert son of the said Edmund, who survive, for their lives, so that the reversion after the death of the said Amicia belongs to them. The fourth part is held of the king in chief, as of the fee of the earl of Aumale, whose fees the king granted to Isabel his daughter for life, by knight’s service.
She died on 3 February last. John de Oddyngseles, son of John de Oddyngseles, deceased, and of the said Amicia, aged 26 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (31.)
229. THOMAS DE BRADESTON.
Writ to Robert de Tughale, chamberlain of Berwick on Tweed, to assign dower to Agnes, late the wife of the said Thomas, in the presence of Roger de Bello Campo, to whom the king has committed the custody of two parts of the lands in Scotland late of the said Thomas, the king having received her oath not to marry without his licence. 10 February, 35 Edward III.
Endorsed by the chamberlain that he has assigned to her as dower a third part of the towns of Dunse and Chirneside, extended at 5 marks and no more because of the destruction wrought by the Scots, in the presence of the attorney of Sir Roger de Bello Monte. (fn. 10) The said Thomas had no other lands &c. in the chamberlain’s bailiwick.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (32.)
230. GILES SON AND HEIR OF ROGER NORMAND.
Writ to the escheator in cos. Southampton and Wilts to assign dower to Joan, late the wife of the said Giles, who died a minor in the king’s wardship, after receiving her oath not to marry without the king’s licence. 20 December, 35 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that he has assigned to her as dower the manors of Westuderle and Shirle, a messuage and rent in Suthampton, and tenements in Warynstret, with a forestership (quadam balliva forestarie) in the king’s forest of Boukholt in co. Southampton.
C. Edw. III. File 165. (33.)

Footnotes

  • 1. This statement is clearly incorrect and inconsistent with the rest of the sentence. Cf. Calendar of Close Rolls, 1360–1364, p. 305.
  • 2. The Exchequer enrolment gives the heir’s age as 32.
  • 3. The Worcester inquisition and the Exchequer copies describe the heir as a knight.
  • 4. The Exchequer enrolment is dated 18 December.
  • 5. The Exchequer enrolment gives the date of death as 29 November.
  • 6. The Exchequer enrolment is dated 6 October, and gives 12 August as the date of death, and the heir’s age as 16 years and more.
  • 7. Called a messuage in the Exchequer enrolment.
  • 8. The Exchequer inquisition is dated 20 October, omits the last entry about Watford, and gives the date of death as 24 September.
  • 9. The Exchequer inquisition is dated at Faxton, 25 (month decayed away). It does not give an extent of the manor, and says that it is held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service, and gives the date of death as 12 January last. It does not name the heir.
  • 10. A mistake for Bello Campo. The writ gives the name correctly. (Cf. Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1356–1368, p. 156.)