Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 157

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 157

34. MARGARET LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE BELLO CAMPO, of Somerset.
Writ, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wycombe, Thursday after St. Lucy the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Dourton. A messuage with a carucate of land, held of the earl of Stafford by knight’s service, the reversion thereof belonging after her death to the heirs of John de Bello Campo, whose ages the jurors know not.
She died on Saturday after All Saints last.
Writ, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Blaneford, 10 December, 35 Edward III.
Stormenstere Mareschal. 40a. arable, 20a. several meadow, in common after mowing, and 4l. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Loseborgh. A fourth part and a half of the hundred, held of the king in chief.
Hondredesbergh. An eighth part of the hundred.
All the above she held for life in dower by assignment of John de Bello Campo, her late husband, of the inheritance of his heirs, to wit, Cecily, his daughter, and John, son of Eleanor his other daughter.
She died on 21 November last. The above named Cecily, aged 30 years and more, and John, aged 15 years and more, are her heirs.
Writ, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Lutegarshale, 20 December, 35 Edward III.
Westkyngton. The manor (extent given), held for life in dower by endowment of John de Bello Campo, her late husband, of the inheritance of Cecily daughter and one of the heirs of the said John, and of John Merizet, son of Eleanor daughter and other heir of the said John. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
She died on 19 November last. The aforesaid Cecily her daughter, aged 40 years and more, and John Merizet son of Eleanor her daughter, aged 15 years and more, are the heirs of the said John de Bello Campo and Margaret.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yevele, 7 December, 35 Edward III.
Shepton Beauchamp. The manor (extent given, including pasture in the close called ‘Brademede,’ a fair (feria mercati) on St. Petroc’s day, and a weekly market (forum) on Tuesday), held for life in dower by assignment of John de Bello Campo, her late husband, of the inheritance of Cecily his daughter and of John son of Eleanor his other daughter. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Dondene. The manor (extent given), held for life of the same inheritance of the abbot of Glastonbury by knight’s service.
Muryfeld. The manor (extent given, including woods called ‘Palwode’ and ‘Westwode’), held for life of John de Mowhaut (?) and Robert de Brideport in chief by knight’s service of the same inheritance. The manor is charged yearly with 25s. to the abbot of Athelney, 3s. 4d. to the abbot of Muchelneye, 4d. to …… of Asshehull, and [1d.] to William de Brytheye, and 1lb. cummin to the lord of (?) Gatangr’ at the sheriff’s tourn for Gonnevyles Penne.
Brodemersshton. The manor (extent given, partly illegible, but including a watermill, 150a. arable, and 40a. several meadow), held of the heirs of the earl of Hereford by knight’s service in manner aforesaid.
She died on 21 November last. Cecily [her daughter] and John son of Eleanor long since deceased, her other daughter, are her heirs.
Writ, 26 October, 35 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Strete, 20 January, 35 Edward III.
Sellyng by Monks’ Horton. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held for life of the inheritance of John de Bello Campo of Somerset, as the jury understand, of the king in chief by knight’s service, amount not known, and by service of suit to the king’s court called ‘Redeleuet’ in Kent every three weeks.
She died on 20 October last, as the jury understand. John de Bello Campo of Somerset, lately deceased, was her heir, age not known. She held nothing else in the county.
Writ de feodis etc., 30 November, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Extent of knights fees &c. (Heading and date illegible).
She held no knights’ fees &c. in demesne as of fee, but only the following for her life by assignment of John de Bello Campo her late husband, of the inheritance of Cecily his daughter and John son of Eleanor his other daughter, his heirs.
Mochelmershton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert … by.
Culve, Perers, Herscome, Estynton, Horecome, Styndereston, Hamme, Soundon and Lodewyk. 6 1/2 knights’ fees, held by Simon Forneaux.
Enemere, Sutton and Ake. 5 knights’ fees, held by John Malet.
Chauton. One knight’s fee, held by John de Chauton.
Draycote. One knight’s fee of Mortain, held by John de Draycote.
Lymington. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Boys and John Daubron, and a fourth part of a fee held by Henry Pouwere.
Compton. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by Peter Vocle.
Sutton and Botekeleye. One knight’s fee, held by Reynold Huse.
Stoke under Hameldon. The advowson of the free chapel.
Lymyngton. The advowson of the church.
She held no other knights’ fees or advowsons in the county.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (8.) (Wilts.)
35. JOHN DE BELLO CAMPO, or JOHN BEAUCHAUMP, or JOHN DE BEAUCHAMP of Somerset, knight.
Writ, 26 October, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Lutegarshale, 20 December, 35 Edward III.
He held nothing in the county.
He died on 7 October last. Cecily his sister, aged 40 years and more, and John Merezet, son of Eleanor his other sister, aged 15 years and more, are his heirs.
Writ, 18 October, 35 Edward III.
DEVON. Extent taken before John Prout, deputy of the escheator Thomas Cheyne, Wednesday before St. Nicholas, 35 Edward III.
Hurberton. A moiety of the manor, held of the king in chief for half a knight’s fee.
Brixham. 11 marks 8s. 4d. rent, held of the king in chief for half a knight’s fee. The pleas and perquisites of court are worth 10s.
Boltebery. A messuage, a carucate of land and 10 marks 5s. 3d. rent of bond tenants. The said manor of Boltebery was held of the king in chief for a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
He died on Wednesday the feast of St. Michael last, immediately before sunset. Cecily Turbervyll his sister, of full age, and John son of John de Meryet, knight, his kinsman, aged 18 years and more, are his heirs.
The corresponding Exchequer extent [File 19. (11.)] taken on the same day before the escheator himself with a slightly different jury, (place not specified), is as follows:—
DEVON.
Herberton. The manor, held as above for a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Brixham. As above, except that the perquisites of court are said to be worth half a mark.
Boltebury. As above.
He died on Monday before St. Luke, 35 Edward III. Cecily Turberevyle, and John son of John de Meriet, aged 16 years and more, are his heirs.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Honaton, Monday before Christmas, 35 Edward III.
Bryxham. 11 marks 3s. 4d. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service for half a knight’s fee. Perquisites of court there are worth 10s. yearly.
Hurb’. 20s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
[Bol]tebery. A messuage, a carucate of land, 10 marks 5s. 8d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
Sulferton. A capital messuage, a carucate of land, 10l. rent, pleas of court worth half a mark, and the advowson of the church, held of the earl of Devon, service not stated.
Southpol. Held by Thomas Courteney, knight, of the deceased for one knight’s fee.
Moreheys. Held by Alice Wylde of the deceased for a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
He had no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday after Michaelmas last. Cecily de Beauchaump, of full age, and John son of John Meriet, knight, aged 15 years and more, are his heirs.
Writ, 26 October, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ixeworthe, 4 November, 35 Edward III.
Litelhawe. The manor (extent given, including a leet held about the feast of St. [Matthew] the Apostle), held of the king in chief, service not known.
Date of death and heir not known at present because he died in a distant country (patria) of which the jurors have no knowledge.
Writ, 26 October, 35 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Scheperton (undated).
Scheperton. The manor (extent given, including a weir (gurges) worth nothing because the king has forbidden anything to be taken at it, to wit, the customary 1d. called ‘Schoutpeny,’ and a court held on Friday in Whitsun week), with the advowson of the church, held of the abbot of Westminster by service of rendering 10l. yearly. Perquisites of court are worth nothing because the tenants do not owe suit.
He died on 6 October last, as the jurors understand, without heir of himself. Cecily Beauchamp his sister, aged 30 years and more, and John Meriette his kinsman, son of his sister Eleanor, aged 15 years, are his heirs.
Littelyngton. Certain tenements worth nothing because there is nobody who will farm them, held of the abbot of Westminster by service of rendering 12s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heirs repeated.
Writ, 30 October, 35 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER [now MONMOUTH]. Inq. taken at Munemouth, 14 December, 35 Edward III.
Magor. 50s. rent, held of the king in chief by homage and fealty.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Wednesday after St. Luke last. Cecily his sister, aged 30 years, is his heir.
Writ, 20 December, 35 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Chepynglambourne, 3 January, 35 Edward III.
Maydenecote. A messuage, a carucate of land, 2a. meadow, 9a. wood and 50s. rent, held of the countess of Penbrouk by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee. The carucate contains 60a. and there is pasture for 160 sheep in common, and pleas &c. of court worth 12d. yearly.
He held no other lands in fee in the county.
He died on 8 October last. Cecily his sister, aged 40 years, and John Mereyet, son of Eleanor his other sister, aged 15 years and more, are his heirs.
Writ, 28 October, 35 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cambridge, Friday after the Conception of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Dulyngham. A manor (extent given), held of the abbot of St. Valéry, service not known.
Date of death not known because he died in distant parts. Cecily de Seymor and John son of John Meriot, ages not known, are his heirs.
Writ, 20 October, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Stoke under Hameldon, Saturday the feast of St. Leonard, 35 Edward III.
Stoke under Hamedon. The manor (extent given, including 2 watermills, 3 carucates of land containing 350a. 3r., and a custom called ‘larderselver’ amounting to 12s. payable at Martinmas), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Hacch. The manor (extent given, including 2 watermills, and 2 parks containing in length and breadth 200a. of wood), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Welweton. The manor, with its members Myssomeresnorton and Wydecombe (extent given but partly torn away), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
[Stokelynch.] (fn. 1) Tenements held of John de Mouhoun, as of the manor of [Dunster]. (fn. 1)
[Shepton Malet. The manor], (fn. 1) held of the abbot of Glaston[bury] …
He died on 7 October last. [Cecily] his sister, aged 30 years [and John son of Eleanor] his other sister, are his heirs.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Dorchestre, Wednesday the morrow of All Souls, 35 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in the county.
Writ de feodis &c., 30 November, 35 Edward III.
DORSET. Extent (indented) of knights’ fees &c., made at Dorchestre, Saturday after St. Hilary, 35 Edward III.
Frome Bonevyleston, Waye Hamondvyle and Frome Wynterbourne. 3 knights fees, held by John Mautravers.
Gatemerston. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by John de Beauchamp of Lillesdon; a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Bricz and now in the custody of the executors of the deceased by reason of the minority of the heir of the said John Bricz.
Wynterbourne Watecome. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by Walter Mousters.
Waye. One knight’s fee, held by John Quyntyn; one knight’s fee, held by John le Heir.
Wynterbourne Germayn. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Faryngdon.
Wynterbourne Nicholeston. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by Joan de Benham and Maud her sister.
Wynterbourne Seynt Martyn. One knight’s fee, held by John Mautravers.
Styntesford. One knight’s fee, held by John Sonneghull.
He held no other knights’ fees or advowsons of churches in the county.
SOMERSET. Extent (indented) of knights’ fees &c., made at Yevele, Monday after the Circumcision, 35 Edward III.
Socke Denys. Two knights’ fees of Mortain, held by Richard de Abberbury.
Craucombe. One knight’s fee, held by John de Bokcombe; one knight’s fee and a half, held by the prioress of Stodeleye.
Babbecary. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Elizabeth de Erleye.
Pury and Fodyngdon. One knight’s fee, held by the same Elizabeth.
Socke Deneys. One knight’s fee of Mortain, held by John de Berkeley.
Shepton Malet. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, held by Robert Martyn.
La Wode. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by William atte Borghland.
Comptony Haweie. One knight’s fee, held by Edward de Strodlyng.
Corypol, Hescome and Sanforde. A knight’s fee and a half, held by Simon de Bradeney.
Luttelton and Wolmereston. One knight’s fee, held by James de Audele.
Erneshull. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Ralph de Middelney.
Stokewode. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Gray.
Lymyngton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Ralph son of Bernard.
Compton. A fifth part of a knight’s fee held by John Ivethorn; a third part of a knight’s fee held by John Besselys; a fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Richard Baldwyn; a fifth part of a knight’s fee held by Adam Gascon.
Dondene. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by Robert Walays.
Compton and Michil Merschton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas Fraunces.
Shepton Beauchamp. The advowson of the church.
Hacch Beauchamp. The advowson of the church.
Stokelynch Magdaleyn. The advowson of the chapel.
Shepton Malet. The advowson of the church.
He held no other fees or parts of fees or advowsons of churches in the said county.
Precept to the escheator in Somerset to return into Chancery before the quinzaine of Hilary next the inquisitions as to knights’ fees and advowsons which he has been ordered to take. 20 December, 35 Edward III.
Writ de feodis &c., 30 November, 35 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Stanwell, 14 January, 35 Edward III.
The deceased had no knights’ fees in the county.
Scheperton. The advowson of the church.
Writ de feodis &c., 30 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, Saturday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
The deceased had no knights’ fees or advowsons in the county.
Writ de feodis &c. to the escheator in Devon, 18 December, 35 Edward III.
[No separate inquisition, the knights’ fees &c. being included in the inquisition taken on Monday before Christmas, p. 23 above.]
C. Edw. III. File 157. (2).
E. Inq. P.M. File 19. (11.) (Devon.)
36. JOHN DE BOYS.
Writ, 28 November, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Tollishunte, Friday after St. Nicholas, 35 Edward III.
Bluntishale. The manor in the towns of Wytham and Hatfelde Peverel, held of the king, as of the honor of Peverel, by service of one knight’s fee.
Tollishonte Treigoos. 285a. arable, of which two parts can be sown yearly, 9a. meadow, 27a. 1r. several pasture and 10s. 11 3/4d. rent of free tenants, held of the king by service of five parts of a knight’s fee, but whether in chief or of the honor of Peverel the jurors know not.
A chief messuage, 102a. arable, 4a. meadow, in common after Michaelmas, 16a. thick wood, 12a. pasture, and the small works of 56 customary tenants, held of John Boun, knight, as of his manor of Kelleveden, by service of 13s. 6d. yearly.
80a. land, 2a. several pasture, 15a. pasture flooded by salt water, 13s. 5d. rent of free tenants, and 303 small customary works, held of the abbess of Berkyng by knight’s service and by rendering 20d. yearly.
Tenements held of the abbot of Coggishale by service of 16d. yearly, to wit, 14a. pasture, a view of frankpledge on Tuesday in Whitsun week, and pleas of court worth 18d.
16a. land, held of John Gernoun by service of 1/2d. yearly.
Skaynes. Lands and tenements so called, held of the church of St. Paul and other lords by service of 4l.
Langenho. Lands held of Lionel de Bradenham by service of 9s. yearly.
Halstede. The manor, held for life by demise of William de Maldon, to whom the reversion belongs, tenure not specified.
Stistede. 13s. 7d. rent, held of the earl of Oxford, service not known.
John, his son, aged 17 years and unmarried, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (3.)
37. WILLIAM BOTILLER, or BOTYLER, of Wemme.
Writ, 1 January, 35 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Overesleye, Tuesday after St. Hilary, 35 Edward III (much stained and partly illegible).
Overesley. (fn. 2) The manor, held of the duke of Bavaria and Maud, his wife, by service of one knight’s fee.
William Botyller, his son, aged 3[2] years and more, is his heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at ……., Saturday after St. Hilary, 35 Edward III (much stained and partly illegible).
Norwode. (fn. 2) The manor (extent given), held to him and the heirs of his body.
He died on Saturday before Christmas last. William Botiller, his son, aged 32 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 1 January, 35 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Tyrley, 16 January, 35 Edward III.
Tyrley. The manor (extent given, including a park, woods called ‘Swynzorde’ and ‘Rounhay,’ 2 mills and a stew with fishery), held to him and the heirs of his body by grant of William de Stoke by a fine. The manor is held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Date of death as above; heir as above, aged 30 years.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Wemme, 16 January, 35 Edward III.
Wemme. The manor (extent given, including woods called ‘Norwode,’ ‘Brokhurst’ and ‘Shetles,’ 2 parks, a stew with fishery, a watermill, a weekly market on Thursday, and a fair on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul), with the advowson of the church, held to him and the heirs of his body by grant of William de Stoke. The manor is held of the king in chief by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
Hynstoke. The manor (extent given, including a wood called ‘Lokkeleye’), held as above of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
Quikeshale. The hamlet, held as above of James de Audeleye by service of a pair of spurs; and 6s. 8d. rent of free tenants there.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (4.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (18.) (Warwick and Leicester, and Stafford)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 130 (Salop.)
38. THOMAS DE BREWOSA, or DE BREOUSA, or DE BREWES, knight.
Writ, 25 June, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Uphavene, 7 July, 35 Edward III.
Manyngford Brewes. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service in joint feoffment with Beatrice his wife, who survives, by a fine levied at York in the octave of Michaelmas, 11 Edward III, between them and Robert de Harperdesford, whereby the said Thomas acknowledged the manor to be Robert’s by his gift, and Robert in return granted it to Thomas and Beatrice and the heirs of their bodies.
La Frith. A messuage and a carucate of land so called, held in joint feoffment as above of the abbess of Lacok by service of 5s. yearly. The carucate contains 60a., of which half can be sown yearly, and there are 5a. meadow, 4a. wood, and pasture for 2 horses and 6 oxen.
He died on Wednesday after St. Barnabas last. John de Brewosa, knight, his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 25 June, 35 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Cicestre, 20 September, 35 Edward III.
Boseham. Two parts of the manor, held in right of Beatrice his wife, who had the manor for her life by gift of Thomas de Brothertone, earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England. The whole manor is held of the king in chief by service of two knights’ fees. The third part is in the hand of the countess Marshal by way of dower after the death of the earl Marshal her husband.
The deceased and Beatrice his wife held the following manors jointly by gift of Robert de Harperdesford to them and the heirs of their bodies by a fine, to wit:—
Churseworthe. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Segwyke. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Bidelyngtone. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 9 June, 35 Edward III. Heir as above.
Writ, 25 June, 35 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Guldeford, Saturday before St. Margaret, 35 Edward III.
The deceased and Beatrice his wife, who survives, held jointly the following manors by gift of Robert de Harperdesford to them and the heirs of their bodies by a fine, to wit:—
Bokham. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 4s. yearly by the hands of the sheriff and doing suit to the king’s hundred of Effyngham every three weeks.
Bromlegh. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee and a half.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 9 June last. Heir as above.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Cicestre, 14 July, 35 Edward III.
Boseham. The manor, held for life in right of Beatrice his wife, who survives, of the king in chief by service of two knights’ fees.
The deceased and Beatrice his wife held the following manors jointly by gift of Robert de Harperdeford to them and the heirs of their bodies by a fine, to wit:—
Chersworth. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Seggewyke. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Bidlyngton. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (5.)
39. JOHN BOURLE, or DE BOURLE.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Forthyngebrygge, 2 December, 35 Edward III.
Bourle in the New Forest. A messuage, a carucate of land and 30s. rent, held of the king in chief in socage by service of paying 30s. yearly at the king’s manor of Lyndhurst.
Pylle. 7s. rent, held of Richard de Pylle by service of suit to his court there.
(Unspecified.) 12a. land and 13s. 4d. rent, held of the earl of Salisbury by service of suit to the court of Ryngwod.
Crowe. 10a. land and 6s. 8d. rent, held of the earl of Salisbury by service of half a mark yearly; a messuage and 13a. land, held of ….. Cheyne by service of 12d. and a pound of cummin.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on the morrow of Michaelmas last. Margery and Alice his daughters, aged respectively 40 years and more and 30 years and more, are his heirs. Alice is married to Henry Olde.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (6.)
40. JOAN DE BLITHE.
Writ to the mayor of London to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Joan. Wyndesore, 12 June, 35 Edward III.
Endorsed by the mayor that he has taken the premises specified in the annexed inquisition into the king’s hand for safe keeping until further order.
LONDON. Inq. 14 June, 35 Edward III.
She died on Monday in the quinzaine of Easter, 35 Edward III, seised of:—
Parish of St. Michael in the ward of Queenhithe (ripa regine). Three messuages with an adjacent quay worth 25l. 2s. 2 1/2d. yearly, subject to yearly payments of 2 1/2d. for socage and 2s. to a chaplain celebrating in the said church. The premises are held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city.
She has no heirs and had no other lands &c. in the city or suburbs, so far as the jurors can ascertain.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (7.)
41. IDONEA LATE THE WIFE OF SIMON DE BENYNGTON.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Southwerk, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
Southwerk. A messuage formerly held on lease for a term of years by William de Overton, deceased, held of the prior of St. Mary’s, Southwerk, by service of 5 marks yearly.
A shop held on lease by William Chaundeler, held of the same prior, service not known.
Two shops, held of the earl of Arundel, service not known. They are worth 12s. and are let on lease for that sum to William Chaundeler.
Two shops opposite the last, held of the earl of Arundel, service not known. They stand empty and unoccupied because they are in ruins and without roofs and no one will rent them or give anything for them.
A shop and garden, held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of a rose yearly at Midsummer. The shop is in ruins and vacant for want of a tenant, and the garden stands enclosed (inclus’ sic) and is worth nothing because no one will rent it for that reason.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 11 August, 35 Edward III. John de Abyngdon, her son, aged 18 years and more, is her heir.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Totenham, 17 December, 35 Edward III.
Totenham. A moiety of a third part of a third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Huntingdon, which is in the king’s hand, by service of an eighteenth part of a knight’s fee and by royal charter.
Totenham. A capital messuage, a dovecot, 180a. arable, 37a. meadow, 20a. several pasture, 20a. wood, 40s. rent of free tenants and six bondmen, and pleas &c. of court worth nothing, held of the heir of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 24s. yearly and doing suit of court every three weeks.
Edelmeton. 8a. land, held of the lord de Say by service of 8s. yearly.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (8.)
42. EUFEMIA DE LA BECHE.
Writ, 6 July, 35 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Raurethe, Tuesday after the Nativity of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Raureth. A messuage, 140a. land, 4a. meadow, 40a. wood and … rent, held of Henry de Coggeshale, William Doreward, Roger Hendeman, Hugh de Peyton and Richard ……. by service of rendering 12s. 6d. yearly.
Farnham. Lands &c. called ‘Walkefares,’ held for life of the earl of Hereford and Essex of the inheritance of Richard Walkefare, knight.
She died on Sunday before the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr last. Elizabeth her daughter, married to Roger de Elmerugge, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Sauecomp, Tuesday after St. James the Apostle, 35 Edward III.
Sauecomp. The manor (extent given, including a leet on Friday in Whitsun week), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Staundon. A messuage and 50a. land, held in parcels of Lionel earl of Ulster and John atte Lee, services not known.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (fn. 3) taken at Fakenham Aspis, Wednesday the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Fakenham Aspis. A moiety of the manor (extent given, including a fishery, a moiety of a watermill, and a leet on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains), held of the king in chief by service of paying 9d. at the end of every twenty weeks to the king’s castle of Norwich.
She died on Sunday after SS. Peter and Paul last. Heir Elizabeth as above, aged 36 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (9.)
43. JOHN DE BIBESWORTH.
Writ, 15 July, 35 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Sauecompe, 20 July, 35 Edward III.
He held nothing of the king in chief.
Bibesworth in Kympton. The manor, held for life, with remainder to Hugh his son and Avice, Hugh’s wife, by a fine levied in the king’s court. The manor is held of Maurice Fitz Nichole and Elizabeth his wife, as of the manor of Peryton, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He died on Wednesday before St. George last. Hugh his son, aged 26 years and more, is his heir.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Branketre, 12 December, 35 Edward III.
He held nothing of the king in chief.
Salyngg. The manor, held of the lord de Say by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Latton. A moiety of the manor, held of the earl of Hertford, service not known.
Southous. The manor, held of the same earl by service of 6s. 8d. yearly.
Sprynggefeld. 12d. rent, with the advowson of the church, held of the same earl, service not known.
All held for life by gift of Thomas de Sakevyll and John de Leghton by a fine, with remainder to Hugh his son and Avice, Hugh’s wife, and the heirs of their bodies. Hugh survives.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (10.)
44. GILBERT DE BEREWYK.
Writ, 8 November, 35 Edward III.
(Inquisition torn away. A fragment remains, sufficient, with the entry in the folio Calendar, to identify it as the original of the Exchequer inquisition calendared below.)
C. Edw. III. File 157. (11.)
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 13 November, 35 Edward III.
Wynter Newee (sic). (fn. 4) The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, to wit, by making wine called Clar’ for the king’s coming to Clarendon, when warned, at the king’s costs, and serving the king therewith from the cup on his coming. He held the same in fee tail by gift of William de Worston and Roger de Wodeweye, chaplain.
Berwyk. The manor, held of the abbot of Stangle by service of 6s. 8d. yearly.
Worston. The manor, held of the prior of Nywent by service of 6s. 8d.
Monketon. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of the abbot of Glastonbury by service of 12d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 2 November last. Agnes his daughter, aged 40 years, married to John de la Roche, and Nicholas, son of Joan his other daughter, aged 4 years and more, are his heirs.
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (15.)
45. HAWISE DAUGHTER OF ROBERT CORBET.
Writ, 12 October, 35 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Kyngesbromleye, 21 November, 35 Edward III.
Kyngesbromley. The manor (extent given, including a fishery), held of the king in chief by service of 4l. yearly payable at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 15 October last. Robert Corbet of Haddeleye, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (21.)
46. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF ROGER CYFREWAST.
Writ, Wyndesore, 26 September, 35 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Wyndesore, 15 October, 35 Edward III.
Cliwar. Two watermills, held for life by demise of the said Roger of the inheritance of John, Roger’s son and heir. They were held of the said Roger by service of a rose yearly at Midsummer.
She died on 21 June last. John, son of the said Maud and Roger, aged 22 years and more, is their heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (13.)
47. JOHN DE CALVERLEYE.
Writ, 6 December, 35 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Bergh, 18 December, 35 Edward III.
Calverleye. The manor (extent given), held of the bishop of Ely by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, as of the manor of Schipedham. He also held 50a. of pasture and wood and two mills without mill-stones in the said manor of John Bardolf by service of 2s. 5d. yearly and suit to the court of Quynbrghe every three weeks and suit to the hundred of Midford.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist last. Annora his sister, aged 30 years and more, married to John Coruner, and John, son of Ela his other sister, aged 30 weeks, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (14.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 132. (17.)
Writ to the escheator to make a partition of the premises held of the bishopric of Ely, which is now in the king’s hand, into two parts, and to deliver seisin to John Coroner and Annora of her pourparty thereof, retaining in the king’s hand the pourparty of John son of Ela; and not to intermeddle further with the premises held of John Bardolf. 16 January, 35 Edward III.
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (22.)
48. THOMAS CARI, or DE CARY, knight.
Writ, 15 March, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Werm’, 14 June, 35 Edward III.
Selwode forest. The office of forester (ballivam foreste), held of the king in chief by service of providing a man to keep the forest and paying to the king 13s. 4d. yearly by the hands of the sheriff for the issues and profits of the forest.
Hulle Deverel. A messuage, a toft, 3 carucates of land, 6a. meadow and 100s. rent, held jointly with Emma his wife, to whom he demised them for life before marriage, and who survives. They are held of Sir John Mautravers, knight, by knight’s service. Each carucate contains 80a., and 100a. can be sown yearly, and there is pasture for 6 horses, 12 oxen and 300 sheep, and 6l. rent of free tenants, and pleas &c. of court worth 2s.
He died on 23 February last. Alice, his daughter, aged 1 year and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (15.)
49. RICHARD ATTE COUFOLD.
Writ, Beaulieu, 12 September, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Basyngestok, 25 September, 35 Edward III.
Rutherwyk. A messuage, a carucate of land, 8a. wood and 12s. rent, of which the messuage, 87a. arable, 8a. wood and 6s. rent are held of the king in chief by service of rendering 20s. yearly at Windsor Castle, and 30a. land and 6s. rent are of the king’s ancient demesne of Odyham and are held of the lord of Greywell by rendering to him 3s. 4d. yearly and by suit of court. A messuage, 10a. arable and 1a. meadow of the same ancient demesne, held of Richard Harpour by rendering yearly 2s. 3d.
Wynteneye Herteleye. 20a. land and 1/2a. meadow of the king’s ancient demesne, held of the prioress of Wynteneye by service of 7s. yearly.
Mattyngle. 4a. meadow, held of the prior of Merton, service not known. They are at common law and not of ancient demesne.
Mighale. 1a. meadow, held of Richard de Bere by rendering 12d. yearly.
It is of the king’s ancient demesne.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 1 August last. His daughters Edith, aged 24 years and more, married to Nicholas de Ichene, Margery, aged 21 years and more, married to William Grygory, and Isabel, aged 17 years and more, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (16.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 124. (2.)
50. ROGER DE COLOIGNE, or DE COLOYNGNE.
Writ, 22 November, 35 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Adyngton, 8 December, 35 Edward III.
Adyngton. The manor (extent given), held of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship, as of the manor of Swannescompe, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee and by rendering 36s. yearly at that manor and making two appearances (adventus), at Easter and Michaelmas.
Combe. Tenements worth 10s. yearly, held of John de Moubray, the younger, by service of rendering yearly at his manor of Ryersche 44s. 10d. and 4 plough-shares, and by doing suit to the court of the same manor every three weeks.
Berstede. Tenements worth 13s. 4d. yearly, held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Wrotham, by service of rendering 66s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 15 July last. William de Coloyngne his son, aged 24 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (17.)
51. WILLIAM DE COLWYK, or DE COLEWYK.
Writ, 26 November, 35 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Notyngham, 10 January, 35 Edward III.
Colewyk. The manor (extent given, including a watermill, a fishery, and cheminage), with the advowson of the church, held jointly with Joan his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by feoffment of William, parson of the church of Colewyk, and Stephen de la More. He held the manor of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverel, by service of providing twelve arrow-heads at the king’s coming to Notyngham once yearly.
Ayleston. A messuage with curtilage, and half a virgate of land, held jointly as above, by feoffment as above, of William de Thorp by fealty.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Saturday after St. Luke last. Thomas, his son by the said Joan, aged 2 years at the feast of St. Gregory next, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (18.)
52. JOHN DE COGGESHALE, knight.
Writ, 26 June, 35 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Stutton, Monday after St. James, 35 Edward III.
Stutton. The manor, held of Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, by service of suit to the earl’s court at Caldewell every three weeks. This manor the deceased long before his death gave by his charter indented to Henry, parson of the church of Stutton, to hold for life and for a year after his death, rendering to the deceased and his heirs 5 marks of silver yearly.
He died on 4 June. Henry de Coggeshale his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Branketre, Wednesday the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 35 Edward III.
Benflete. The manor, of which 8a. are held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service, and the residue of the abbot of Westminster, service not known.
Codham. The manor, held of the lady Alesia de Nevyll, as of the manor of Wetherisfeld, by knight’s service.
Coggeshale. The manor, held of the abbot of Westminster and the abbot of Coggeshale, services not known.
Sharnhall. The manor, with the advowson of the chapel, held of John de Northwode by service of 9s. yearly.
Hakewell. The manor, with the advowsons of the towns of Hakewell and Benflet, the advowson of the church of Aysshenden, and a pasture in Feryngg, held of the king, as of the honor of Reileye, service not known.
Alisford. A messuage, 150a. land, 4a. meadow, 52a. pasture, 240a. wood and 16s. 8d. rent, held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of 4s. yearly.
Fratyngg and Thoriton. A messuage, 80a. land, 10a. wood and 10a. pasture, held of the countess of Oxford, service not known.
Pagesham. The manor, held of Warin Trussel by service of 2 marks yearly.
Roghirde. The manor, held of the prior of Leghes, service not known.
Bokkyngg. 10a. land, 4a. meadow, 5a. pasture and 80a. wood, held of the prior of Canterbury, service not known.
Feryngg. 80a. land, held of the abbot of Westminster, service not known.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 26 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (19.)
53. JOHN DE COGENHO.
Writ, 12 October, 35 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) made at Northampton, Saturday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III.
Cogenho. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, of the fee of Hasting, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee. The extent includes 40a. land in demesne and 59s. 6d. rent of villeins, together with the reversion of a manor in Haroudon and a carucate of land and 3l. rent there, held of Fulk de Birmyncham, as of the fee of Haversham, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, a mowing custom by 8 villeins in autumn called ‘Lovebon,’ and a custom of work at the same time called ‘le Bene.’
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Saturday the feast of St. Denis last. William de Cogenho his son, aged 25 years and more at Easter last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (20.)
(No writ.)
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Coten by Northampton, Saturday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III. (by a different jury).
Cogenho. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held as above; and 40a. land of the demesne and 59s. 6d. rent of villeins, held of Fulk de Byrmingham, as of the fee of Haversham, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He died on 10 October last. Heir as above.
E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (4.)
54. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN CLAVERLE.
Writ, 18 November, 35 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 21 February, 36 Edward III.
Wodeborgh. A toft, 50a. arable and 7a. meadow, held for life in joint feoffment with John her late husband, of his inheritance, of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
She died on 10 October last. All the premises ought to remain to the king and his heirs as an escheat, because the aforesaid John Claverle was a bastard and has no legitimate issue.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (21.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (1.)
55. WILLIAM DE CREPPYNG.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said William, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 20 March, 35 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 14 April, 35 Edward III.
Burton in Lonesdale. 160a. land and 40a. poor meadow, held to him and the heirs of his body of the king in chief by homage and service of a sixteenth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 8 June, 29 Edward III, and from the time of his death until the Invention of the Holy Cross, 30 Edward III, on which day they were demised by John his son and heir to Sir Oliver de Dynley, the premises were worth nothing because they could not be let nor could anything be levied from them for lack of tenants and on account of their poor quality. From the aforesaid feast until 26 March, 33 Edward III, when they were taken into the king’s hand by the escheator by reason of a trespass committed by Roger de Moubray, who held them in chief, in alienating them in fee to John de Creppyng, deceased, in the time of king Edward, the king’s grandfather, without the king’s licence, the aforesaid John son of William was in possession and received the issues as his father’s heir. The premises are still in the king’s hand in the custody of the escheator by reason of the aforesaid trespass.
Hoton. A messuage and 5 bovates of poor land, each containing 5a., held in tail, as above, of Miles de Stapelton of Hathelsey, knight, by knight’s service. Since his father’s death the aforesaid John has had entry and received the issues as the heir in tail.
The said William held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 8 June, 29 Edward III. John de Creppyng his son, aged 34 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (22.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 133. (3.)
56. EDMUND CROUPES, or DE CROUPES.
Writ, 30 October, 35 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Whitynton, Monday before St. Martin, 35 Edward III.
Whytinton. The manor (extent given, including two several pastures called ‘Wikham’ and ‘Combe’), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Doudeswell. A messuage, held of Richard Chastiloun, lord of Doudeswell, service not specified, and 2a. land there.
Brokhampton. A messuage and 6a. land, held of the bishopric of Hereford, service not specified.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday before Michaelmas, 35 Edward III. Alice his sister, aged 30 years and more, married to Thomas Baskerville, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (23.)
57. LUCY LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT CRAUNFORD.
Writ, Beaulieu, 20 August, 35 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Oxford, 9 September, 35 Edward III.
Nywenton. Two parts of a messuage, a watermill, 2 carucates of land, 5a. meadow and a rent of 10l. 5s. 1d. and a quarter of meslin (extents given), held in fee tail jointly with the said Robert by the king’s licence. The third part is held in dower by Joan Kymbell, formerly wife of Robert Craunford father of the deceased’s late husband, who survives. The whole premises are held as follows, to wit, a moiety of the king in chief by knight’s service, as of the honor of Dover, by paying 10s. every 24 weeks for the guard of Dover castle, and the other moiety of the lady Isabel, the king’s eldest daughter, by knight’s service, as of the fee of Aumale. The reversion of the whole belongs to Richard, son and heir of the said Robert and Lucy, who survives.
She died on Thursday after St. Peter’s Chains last. The aforesaid Richard, aged 22 years and more, is the heir.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (24.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (2.)
58. THOMAS DE LA POLE, or ATTE POLE, knight.
Writ, 14 November, 35 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Mersh, Friday after the Conception of the Virgin, 35 Edward III.
Mersh. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief for a fourth part of a knight’s fee; and two virgates of land, with meadow thereto belonging, and 13s. 4d. yearly rents of bondmen, held of Sir John Buttourt, lord of Newport Paynel, service not known.
He died on 24 October, 35 Edward III. Michael de la Pole his brother, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 14 November, 35 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yvele, Saturday after St. Andrew, 35 Edward III.
Northton by Stoke under Hamedon. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a seventh part of a knight’s fee, together with the advowson of the church.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 14 November, 35 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 30 November, 35 Edward III.
Ramryge. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 1 December, 35 Edward III.
Konk. A messuage, (fn. 5) 60a. arable, 4a. meadow, pasture in common for 2 horses and 4 oxen, pasture for 150 sheep, a free tenant rendering 10s. 1d. yearly, 14 bondman virgaters, each worth 10s. yearly in rents and services, 2 half-virgaters, each worth 5s. yearly in rents and services, and pleas &c. of court worth 12d.; held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 157. (25.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 16. (11.) (Wilts.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 17. (18.) (Hants.)
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Bukyngham, Saturday before St. Margaret, 36 Edward III.
Le Merssh. A manor (extent given), held of the king in chief (service not specified); and 2 virgates of land, held of Sir [John] Boutetourd by suit of court.
He died on 20 December, 35 Edward III. Katharine his daughter, aged one month, was his heir and in the king’s wardship from the said 20 December until 22 July following, when she died and the manor was delivered to Michael atte Pole, her kinsman and heir.
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (8.)

Footnotes

  • 1. The words in square brackets are supplied from a summary extent of certain of the deceased’s lands which has recently been found among the Chancery Miscellanea and is now annexed to the above inquisition.
  • 2. An Exchequer abstract (E. Inq. P.M. File 18. (18.)) says that he held the manor of Overesleye, to him and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief by knight’s service, by gift of William de Stoke; and certain lands &c. at Norwode in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight’s service.
  • 3. Among the Exchequer Enrolments of Inquisitions (No. 125) is an inquisition taken at Fakenhamaspys on 28 July, 35 Edward III, by the oath of a different panel of jurors. It is to the same effect as the above, but differs in the details of the extent of the manor.
  • 4. Correctly given as Wyntereslawe in the folio Calendar.
  • 5. In the Exchequer copy the messuage is called a manor.