Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 169

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 169

297. JOHN DE BUKELANDE, or BOUKELANDE, knight.
Writ, 6 April, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 24 September, 36 Edward III.
Radelynch. The manor, held in joint feoffment with Thomas de Boukelande his brother, who survives, by grant of Ralph de Boukelande made by a fine levied at Westminster on the morrow of the Purification, 6 Edward III. The manor is held of the bishop of Winchester by service of 13s. 4d. yearly.
He died on Friday the feast of the Annunciation last. The aforesaid Thomas de Boukelande his brother, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 26 September, 36 Edward III.
Broukle in the New Forest. The manor (extent given), held of Philippa, queen of England, while she was alive, as of the manor of Lyndhurst in the said forest, and after her death of the king, by service of 30s. 6d. as parcel of a certain vaccary. He held the said manor in joint feoffment with Thomas his brother, who survives, and Nicholas his brother, deceased, by the king’s charter of licence and by a fine levied in the king’s court.
Boukelande in Nether Wollop. The manor, held of the treasurer of York at fee-farm for 100s. yearly. He held it in fee tail to him and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to Thomas de Boukelande his brother, who survives, and the heirs male of his body.
Burgh[ton]. A messuage and half a carucate of land, held of the prior of Portesmouth by fealty and service of 11s. 6d. yearly, in fee tail as above, and with remainder as above.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (1.)
298. EDMUND BLOUNT or LE BLOUNT.
Writ, 12 April, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Gloucestre, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
Button. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes meadows called ‘Holmede’ and ‘Overmede.’
Mangotesfeld. The manor (extent given), held of Ralph earl of Stafford by knight’s service. The extent includes a carucate of land worth nothing because it lies uncultivated within the chace of Kyngeswode.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 12 December last. Edmund, son of Hugh le Blount his son, aged 9 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (2.)
299. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM DUKE OF BAVARIA.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
CORNWALL. Inq. taken at. Lostwithiel, Monday before St. Dunstan, 36 Edward III.
She held no lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
Writ, 17 April, 36 Edward III.
WORCESTER. Inq. taken at Upton, 12 May, 36 Edward III.
Bruntesmorton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held of her by Richard de Ruyhale.
She held no other fees or advowsons of churches in the county.
The lady Blanche of Lancaster her sister, aged 20 years and married to Sir John earl of Richmond, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at Leycestre, Thursday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 36 Edward III.
Leicester. The castle, manor (extent given), and honor, held of the king in chief, service not stated. The extent of the manor is as above (p. 92).
Shulton. The manor (extent given), tenure not stated. The extent of the manor is as above (p. 93), omitting the charges.
Dersford. The manor (extent given), tenure not stated. The extent of the manor is as above (p. 93), omitting the charges.
She died on Palm Sunday. Blanche her sister, aged 22 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Kynggeston on Thames, 4 May, 36 Edward III.
Ewell. A tenement called ‘Bertegrave,’ held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Palm Sunday last. Heir as first above.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Westminster, 3 May, 36 Edward III.
Saveye. The deceased and John, earl of Richmond, had jointly certain tenements called the ‘Saveye,’ which were taken into the king’s hand by a writ of diem clausit extremum on the death of Henry duke of Lancaster. They are held of the king in chief, service not known. Partition has not yet been made to the heirs of the duke, but the premises have all the time been in the custody of the said earl and Maud by the king’s commitment, as the jurors understand. They comprise the messuage called the ‘Saveye,’ 2 shops belonging thereto, worth 10s. a year when occupied, now let at 4d. a week, 7 shops worth 30s. a year when occupied, now let at 1 1/2d. a week each, and 16s. 6d. rent of free tenants.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Blanche her sister, daughter of the duke of Lancaster, aged 20 years, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Th’, 10 May, 36 Edward III.
Gymyngham. The manor, held of the king in chief in free socage, service not known.
Tunstede. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Methewold. The manor, held of the king in chief in free socage, service not known.
Thetforde. The town and manor, held of the king in chief in socage, service not known.
Gallowe and Brothercros. The reversion of the two hundreds after the death of Richard Walkfar’, knight.
Date of death as above. Blanche her sister, aged 21 years and more, married to John of Gaunt, son of the noble king Edward III, is her heir.
Writ, 28 April, 36 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Rothewelle, 6 May, 36 Edward III.
Rothewelle, Wysshton, Navesby and Glapthorn. The manors, with two leets at Denforde, Cotherstoke and Barton, held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of a rose at Midsummer. Of these Hugh de Audelay, late earl of Gloucester, Ralph, baron of Stafford, and Margaret his wife, enfeoffed John de Gynewelle, canon of the church of Salisbury, and Master Ralph de Gatesbury, by a fine levied in the king’s court, that they might grant them to the aforesaid earl for his life, with remainder to Ralph, son of the aforesaid Ralph, and Maud his wife, daughter of Henry then earl of Derby, and the heirs of their bodies, and with reversion in default of such heirs to the aforesaid Ralph and Margaret his wife, and their heirs. On the death of Ralph son of Ralph and Maud, the latter holding under the aforesaid grant, without heirs of their bodies, the premises ought to revert to the said Ralph and Margaret.
She died on Saturday the eve of Palm Sunday last. Blanche her sister, wife of John duke of Lancaster, aged 16 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at St. Neots, Friday after Ascension day, 36 Edward III.
Southo. The manor, held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester, and entailed as in the Northampton inquisition above.
She held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
She died on 10 April last without heir of her body.
Writ, 27 April, 36 Edward III.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at Huntyngdon, Monday before the Invention of the Holy Cross, 36 Edward III.
Huntyngdon. 63l. 4s. of the farm of the town.
Gumcestre. The farm of the town.
Both held by her as by Henry late duke of Lancaster (pp. 102–3, above).
She died on 9 April last. Blanche her sister, of full age, wife of John earl of Richmond, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Oxford, 3 May, 36 Edward III.
She held no lands &c. in the county.
She died on 10 April last. Blanche her sister, aged 22 years and more and married to Sir John earl of Lancaster, is her heir.
BERKS. Inq. made at Hungerford, 4 May, 36 Edward III.
Hungerford, Sandon, Esgarston and Kentebury. Premises held by her as by Henry late duke of Lancaster (p. 96, above).
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
WILTS. Inq. made at Colyngbourn, 2 May, 36 Edward III.
Colyngbourn, Everle and Lavyngton. The manors (extents of Colyngbourn and Everle given), held by her as by Henry late duke of Lancaster (pp. 95–6, above).
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Winchester the last day of April, 36 Edward III. (Much defaced and illegible in places.) So far as it can be read the inquisition appears to be largely identical with that made after the death of Henry duke of Lancaster (above, pp. 94–5). The sum of the pensions issuing from Sombourne is given as 48l. 6s. 8d. and from Stockbregge 40s.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Stafford, 3 May, 36 Edward III.
Newcastle under Lyme. The manor, and a borough with members, to wit, Penkhull, Clayton, Sheprugg, Wolstanton and Shelton, held of the king in chief by barony. Some time before her death she demised the same to Godfrey Foljaumbe, knight, for life, at a yearly rent of 127l. The reversion belongs to her and her heirs.
Stoke and Wolstanton. The advowsons of the churches, in the town of Newcastle.
She held no other fees or advowsons in the county.
She died on Palm Sunday last. Blanche her sister, aged 21 years and more, is her heir.
GLOUCESTER AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Gloucestre, 2 May, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Mynstreworth. Premises held by her as by Henry late duke of Lancaster (p. 106, above).
MARCH OF WALES [now MONMOUTH]. Monemuth and Little Monemoth. Premises held by her as by Henry late duke of Lancaster (p. 106, above).
Grosmont. The castle with the barton (extent given), held of the king in chief. The extent includes a market, fair and ‘chens’,’ a custom called ‘killz,’ and pleas &c. of the court and hundred.
Sken’. The castle with the barton (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a market, fair and ‘chens’,’ and pleas &c. of the court and halmote.
Whitecastle (Album Castrum). The castle with the barton (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a market, fair and ‘chens’,’ a custom called ‘killz,’ and pleas &c. of the court and hundred.
Date of death and heir as last above.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Hereford, 1 May, 36 Edward III.
MARCH OF WALES [now CARMARTHEN]. Kedwelly. The castle, town and lordship (extent given).
Carnewathlan. The lordship, and the town of Lanelthi therein (extent given).
Kaerkennyn. The castle, and the commote of Iskennyn [now GLAMORGAN]. Ogemor. The castle and lordship.
Ebboth. The manor.
The extents and particulars of tenure of the above are practically identical with those given in the inquisition after the death of Henry late duke of Lancaster dated 18 May, 35 Edward III (p. 106, above).
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Wynbourn Mynstre, 4 May, 36 Edward III.
Kynggeston Lacy. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a water-mill, a fulling-mill, a custom called ‘churs’’ payable at Martinmas, a custom called ‘larderselver,’ and a court.
Wynbourn Mynstre. 77s. 3d. rent in the borough, and pleas &c. of court worth 20s. yearly.
Blaunkford. (fn. 1) 45s. 9 3/4d. rent, toll of a market, worth 64s. 4d. yearly and let at farm to the tenants for so much, and pleas &c. of court worth 60s. yearly.
Wynbourn Holt. A chace so called, containing 300a. wood.
Badbury. The hundred, worth 10 marks.
Shapwyk. The manor (extent given), including a custom called ‘churs’.’
Mayden Nywton. The hundred, worth 40s. yearly.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on the eve of Palm Sunday last. Blanche her sister, aged 19 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 26 April, 36 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Honaton, Wednesday, 4 May, 36 Edward III.
Holdesworthy. The manor, held of the deceased by James Daudelegh for a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Prankardiswyk and Southwyk. The manor, held by John de Ferers, knight, for a knight’s fee and a half.
Peaumere. One fee, held by Robert Kyrkham.
Spraiton and Borlegh. A fee and a half, held by William Talbot.
Yeowe. One fee, held by the heirs of Thomas Tettebourne.
Thoredoghes and Todecote. A thirtieth part of a fee, held by John Spek.
Thoredogges and Silkelond. A thirtieth part of a fee, held by the heirs of John Dauweney.
Kyppinghescote. A moiety of a fee, held by Robert Herton.
Pole. A fourth part of a fee, held by the heirs of Margery le Graunt.
Colome Johan and Yevelegh. Half a fee, held by Peter Prydeaux.
Clyst St. Laurence. A moiety of a fee, held by James Vautort.
Coleton Ralegh. A fourth part of a fee, held by the heirs of John Chilleton.
Northliegh. A fourth part of a fee, held by Peter Whitewill; a fourth part of a fee, held by Hugh Courteney; a fourth part of a fee, held by John Byttelesgate; a fourth part of a fee, held by the abbess of Canonlegh.
Lyncomb and Werecomb. Three fees, held by the abbot of Dunkeswill.
Dunkeswill. The abbot holds his abbey with the manor of Bouklond Brewere in frankalmoin. The deceased was founder of the said abbey.
Brodehembery. A court of fees worth 20s. yearly.
All the above fees were held of the deceased when she died. They are of no yearly value unless a tenant dies, when relief, marriage, scutage, or a reasonable aid may arise, or custody of lands &c. by reason of the minority of an heir. The wardship and marriage of such an heir ought to belong to the king by reason of the above fees being taken into his hand by the death of the deceased.
She held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
She died on Palm Sunday last. Blanche wife of John earl of Lancaster, her sister, aged 24 years and more, is her heir. William and Maud never had any child.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (1.) (Hants, Wilts, and Dorset.)
300. JOHN DE CARREU, knight.
Writ, 16 July, 36 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Pembroke, 12 September, 36 Edward III.
PEMBROKE. Carreu. The castle and manor with the members thereof (extent of the manor given), held of John de Hastynges, son and heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. The manor is charged with yearly payments of 100s. to William de Carreu son of the said John, 100s. to Edmund brother of the said William, 100s. to John de Wroxale, and 66s. 8d. to Henry Godale, for their respective lives. These charges were made after the deceased married Elizabeth his wife, who survives.
He held no other lands in the county or march.
He died on the morrow of Whitsunday last. Leonard his son, aged 20 years, is his heir.
Writ, 16 July, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 17 September, 36 Edward III.
Annedeport. The manor (extent given), held of Luke de Ponynges, knight, by knight’s service, amount not known, as of his manor of Basynges.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Monday in Whitsun week last. Heir as above, aged 20 years and more.
BERKS. Inq. taken at Mollisford, 24 September, 36 Edward III.
Mollisford. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 2s. yearly by the hands of the sheriff, and by knight’s service. The extent includes a fishery in the Thames.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 16 July, 36 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. (indented) taken at Exeter, Tuesday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 36 Edward III.
Stoke Flemyng. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of John de Mohun, knight, by service of one knight’s fee. The extent includes 76s. rent in Southton Dertemouth.
Mammeheade. A manor (extent given), held of John Speek by knight’s service for one knight’s fee.
Galmeton. A manor (extent given), held of Emery (Almarico) de Sancto Amando by knight’s service for a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Otery Mohun. The manor (extent given), held of John le Mohun by knight’s service for one knight’s fee and a half.
Monketon. A carucate of land, a water-mill and 4l. rent, held of Hugh Cortenay, earl of Devon, for a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Marynlegh. A yearly rent of 9l. 11s. 9d. receivable at the hands of the prior of Berlich as parcel of the manor of Otery Mohun.
Exeter city. Buildings worth 8s. a year.
Stoke Flemyng. Pleas &c. of court worth 20s. a year.
He held no other lands &c. in the county, but he held of the king in chief in other counties.
Date of death not stated. Leonard his son, aged 20 years, is his heir.
Summary of the above inquisitions (undated).
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 5 July, 37 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter, Monday before St. Laurence, 37 Edward III.
Combe Coffyn. The manor, held of the deceased by Thomas de Seintaubyn for one knight’s fee.
Loveput. Lands &c. in, in the manor of Otery Moghon, held by the heirs of William de Meldon for a sixth part of a knight’s fee; lands &c. in, held by the heirs of John Grenewey for a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Lytle Dertemouth. Half a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of William Smale.
Stoke Flemyng. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Martin Fyssheacre; a twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Richard Passelewe.
Stoke Flemyng and Mameheade. The deceased was patron of the churches.
He had no other knights’ fees or advowsons in the escheator’s bailiwick.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 5 July, 37 Edward III.
MARCH OF WALES. Extent made at Pembroke, Monday after St. Bartholomew, 37 Edward III.
[now PEMBROKE]. Laurenny. One knight’s fee, held by John son of Peter Corbet.
Knygthteston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the same.
Begely and Carue. Two knights’ fees, held by David Barry; one knight’s fee, held by the same.
Geffreiston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Joan kinswoman and heir of Nicholas Bonevyle; a moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Londeshope.
Gumfreston and Wydelok. Two knights’ fees, held by John Wydelok.
Coytkellas. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Percevale.
Marteltwy. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Rees ap Griffith, knight, and John de Roche; a moiety of a knight’s fee, held by David Eliot.
Milton. One knight’s fee, held by William Malfaunt.
Oketon. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the same.
Churcheton and Lantegonet. One knight’s fee, held by John Melyn.
Jorbardeston. One knight’s fee, held by Matthew Wogan, Philip ap Rees, John Palmereslake, William Warlagh and William Robelyn.
Piscanernaw. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Huscard.
Sagiston and Willameston Harvill. One knight’s fee, held by David Petrechurche, Walter Bartelot, David Boterel and John Phelip.
Sagiston. A third part of a moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Canan; a third part of a moiety of a knight’s fee, held by William Martyn.
Goldsmethesangle. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by David Elyot of Ratwaghan.
Lovelleston. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by David Barry.
Dunnyngiston. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by William Crabholle and Thomas de Northwode.
Carru. The advowson of the church.
He held no other knights’ fees or advowsons in the county or march.
Writ of dedimus potestatem to the prior of Pembrok to receive the attorneys appointed by Elizabeth late the wife of John de Carreu, knight, to seek and receive her dower in the Chancery. 20 July, 36 Edward III.
(Endorsed.) Certificate by the prior that Elizabeth has appointed as her attorneys William Lovel, clerk, John Hunte, Ellis Blount, rector of the church of Anneport, Thomas Stone, chaplain, and Adam Charlis.
Commission to John de Monte Acuto, John de Ferrers, knight, William Bonevill, John de Ferrers of Churcheston, William Wyke, William Metton, Michael Skillyng, John de Estbury and Peter de Bruges to enquire as to the truth of a complaint by Leonard son and heir of John de Carreu that the king has been deceived in assigning to Elizabeth late the wife of the said John, in dower, the manors of Gamelton, Otery Mohun and Monketon, co. Devon, and Andeport, co. Southampton, as these manors were given by William Chaylou and Vincent de Berstaple to the said John de Carreu and Margaret his first wife, now deceased, and the heirs of their bodies, so that the said John had no estate in them except in fee-tail. 15 July, 38 Edward III. (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1364–1367, pp. 64–5.)
DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter before John de Monte Acuto and John de Ferrers of Churcheston, on Tuesday before the Nativity of the Virgin, 38 Edward III.
William Chaillou, parson of the church of Stoke Flemyng, gave the manors of Otery Mohun and Monketon in 16 Edward III to the said John and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, so that John de Carreu died seised of them in fee-tail. Leonard de Carreu is son and heir of the aforesaid John and Margaret.
DEVON. Inq. taken before the same at Kyngesbrigge, Tuesday after the Assumption, 38 Edward III.
The manor of Galmeton was granted to John and Margaret, as above. The said Leonard is their heir.
Commission, as above, to John de Monte Acuto and the rest, substituting the names of William Chaylou, William de Stedham and David Boghhan, as donors of the manors to John and Margaret. 15 July, 38 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Andevere, Monday before St. Denis, 38 Edward III, before Michael Skillyng and Peter de Brugges.
John de Carreu was seised of the manor of Andeport and gave it to William de Stedham, vicar of the church of Andeport, and David Boghhan, who afterwards gave it to him and Margaret his first wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. This feoffment in fee-tail was made in 16 Edward III. Leonard is son and heir of the said John and Margaret.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (4.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20 (7.) (Hants. and Devon.)
301. RALPH SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE CLENDON, an idiot.
Writ to the escheator to enquire whether the said Ralph is an idiot from birth, and if not, since when, and whether he has lucid intervals, and also as to his lands and age. 16 February, 36 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. The escheator in person at Roth’ on Thursday before Holy Trinity, 36 Edward III, examined the said Ralph and found him an idiot from birth. Afterwards he enquired by a jury (names given), who say that the said Ralph is an idiot from birth, and that there are divers lands &c. in Clendon, Rothewell, Rhyston and Thorp Malesoveres of his inheritance, which are held of the manor of Roth’ as of the honor of Gloucester by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 20s. yearly. Two parts of these are in the hands of Ralph; the third part is in the hand of Katharine late the wife of John de Glendon (sic) by way of dower. The premises descended to Ralph after the death of the said John, his brother, by inheritance.
Ralph is 30 years of age and more.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (5.)
302. JOHN COFE, an idiot.
Writ of diem clausit extremum after the death of the said John, fatuus et idiota, whose lands are already in the king’s hand by reason of his madness. 8 May, 36 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Westhyde, Wednesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 36 Edward III.
Westhyde. A third part of a fourth part of the manor, held of Adam Everyngham, knight, by service of 1d. yearly, was taken into the king’s hand by reason of the madness of the said John.
He died on Saturday before the Annunciation. Thomas Ralegh of Charles, his kinsman, of full age, is his heir.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Gloucester, Tuesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 36 Edward III.
Lassyndon. A third part of the manor, held of the archbishop of York by knight’s service.
Leye and Westbury. A third part of the manors, held of John Sapy, knight, in free socage, by service of doing suit to his court there once a year.
Eggesworth. A third part of the manor, held of John Bromwych and Elizabeth his wife, as of her manor of Payneswyk, by knight’s service.
Northcote. A third part of a messuage [and] of a carucate of land, held of Ralph earl of Stafford by knight’s service.
All the above were taken into the king’s hands and are still there by reason of the madness of the said John.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (6.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 134.
303. JAMES DE COKEFELD.
Writ, 28 April, 36 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cambridge, Tuesday after Holy Trinity, 36 Edward III. (fn. 2)
Great Schelford. A toft, 120a. land, 6a. meadow and 5s. rent, held of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of 5s. rent yearly.
He died on Wednesday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 35 Edward III. Joan wife of Edmund de Hemmegrave, knight, his kinswoman (cognata), of full age, to wit 24 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (7.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 128. (3.)
304. ROBERT CHEYNE, knight.
Writ, 6 March, 36 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Midelton, 12 April, 36 Edward III.
Schirlond in the Isle of Schepeye. The manor, held of Philippa, queen of England, by service of rendering 4l. yearly and doing suit to her courts at Midelton held after Easter and after Michaelmas.
He died on 7 November last. Richard Chenny and Roger Chenny his sons, aged respectively 10 years and 6 years, are his heirs. The manor is held in ‘gavilkyndeys.’
Ufton. The manor, in the parishes of Tunstall, Midelton and Sidyngbourn, held of Philippa, queen of England, as of the manor of Midelton, as parcel of the manor of Schirlond, by service as above.
Date of death and heirs repeated.
Patrikesbourn. The manor, held of the lord de Say by service of rendering yearly a pair of spurs or 6d.
He held no other lands &c. in the country.
Date of death repeated. Richard Cheyne his son, aged as above, is his heir of this manor.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (8.)
305. EMMA LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT COMBE, or COUMBE, tailor.
Writ, 4 October, 36 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, 8 October, 36 Edward III.
She died on Saturday after SS. Philip and James, 29 Edward III, seised of:—
Parish of St. Nicholas at the Shambles (ad Macellas) in the ward of Farndon Within. 40s. quit-rent yearly from a tenement held by John Sely, ‘skynnere.’ The rent is held of the king in chief in free burgage, as is the whole city.
She held no other lands &c. within the liberty of the city. She has no heirs so far as the jurors know (prout inter se inquirere possint).
C. Edw. III. File 169. (9.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 22. (9.)
306. JOHN COGES of Hovyngham.
Writ, (fn. 3) 28 June, 36 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, in the Castle, Monday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 36 Edward III.
Hovyngham. A toft, held of Sir John de Moubray, lord of Axiholm, by knight’s service.
Hovyngham, Calveton, Ryton and Fryton. Lands &c. with services of free tenants, which the deceased on Monday before the Ascension last gave to Roger de Sleghtholm and Richard Coges, his brother, chaplains, and John del Bakhous of Ryton, who are still seised; viz:—
Hovyngham. 4 messuages and 100a. land, held of Sir John de Moubray aforesaid by fealty and service of 16s. yearly.
Calveton. A toft and half a bovate of land, held of the same by fealty and service of 6d. yearly.
Ryton. A toft and half a bovate of land, held of William de Percehay, knight, by knight’s service.
Fryton. 4a. land, held of John de Barton by fealty.
Hovyngham. A messuage and 2 bovates of land in Hovyngham have been in the king’s hand for many years and in the custody of the escheator on account of a trespass committed by Roger de Moubray, who held them of king Henry, the king’s great-grandfather, as parcel of his manor of Hovyngham, in alienating them in fee to Philip Rabet, deceased, without the king’s licence. These were lately held by the said John Coges, and are still in the escheator’s custody on account of the said trespass.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday after the Ascension last. Thomas Coges his son, aged 5 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (10.)
307. PETER CORBET, knight.
Writ, 26 February, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Pokelchurche, 5 March, 36 Edward III.
Siston by Pokelchurche. The manor, held of the bishop of Bath and Wells by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday after all Saints last. John Corbet, son of William Corbet his son, aged 10 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (11.)
308. JOHN DE CARY.
Writ, 8 April, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Wermynstre, 20 July, 36 Edward III.
Selewode. The office of forester (balliva foreste), held of the king in chief by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly by the hands of the sheriff.
He held no other office, lands or tenements in the county.
He died on 20 October, 34 Edward III. John de Cary, brother of Thomas Cary his father, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (23.)
309. THOMAS DE COURTENEYE, knight.
Writ, 15 June, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at le Weo, Thursday the feast of St. Michael, 36 Edward III.
Wallop. The manor (extent given), tenure not known.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 10 June last. Thomas his son, aged 12 years and more, is his heir.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Oxford, 3 September, 36 Edward III.
Overoverton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, to wit, by keeping the king’s falcons.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 15 June, 36 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Croukern, 23 June, 36 Edward III.
Maperton. The manor, with its members Haulton and Clopton, held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service by the courtesy of England in right of Muriel late his wife.
South Cadebury. The manor, held in all respects as above.
Wotton. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service in fee-tail to him and the heirs of his body.
Cryket. The manor, similarly held in fee-tail of the earl of Salisbury by knight’s service.
North Home. The hamlet, similarly held in fee-tail of the bishop of Bath by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Thursday before St. Barnabas last. Hugh his son, aged 12 years and more, is his heir.
Commission to John de Bekynton and John de Estbury the younger, to enquire in co. Devon as to the lands and heir of Thomas de Courtenay, knight, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 20 November, 36 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. made at North Molton, Saturday the morrow of St. Hilary, 36 Edward III.
King’s Carswell. The manor, with the hamlets of Wreye, Langeford and Depford, and the hundred of Haytorre, held for life of the king in chief by knight’s service by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Muriel late his wife.
Sotton Lucy, Colwyle, Plumtrow, Wodehiwisch, Harleston and Donterton. The manors, held in fee-tail to him and the heirs of his body of Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, by knight’s service.
South Pole. The manor, held in all respects as above.
Of the above manors held in fee-tail he enfeoffed the aforesaid earl, John de Dynham, knight, and Roger Torell five years before his death, but they had no issues or profits therefrom, since the deceased, notwithstanding the feoffment, continued his seisin undiminished and received the issues and profits and died seised in fee-tail. The aforesaid John Dynham, knight, and Roger Torell, and the subescheator John de Aston, have been in possession and have received the profits since his death.
He died on 9 June last. Hugh, son of the deceased and Muriel his wife, aged 12 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (13.)
E. Inq. P. M. File 21. (6). (Hants.)
DEVON. Inq. taken at Niweton, Monday before Michaelmas, 36 Edward III.
King’s Carswyll. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service, to wit, for one knight’s fee; and the hamlets of Wrey, Langeford and Dupford, with the hundred of Haytorre, held as parcel of the said manor.
South Pole. Long before his death he enfeoffed the feoffees named above of the said manor, which is held of the heirs of John de Bewchamp for one knight’s fee, and of the manors of Sutton Lucy, Colewylle, Plumetrew, Wodehuwissh, Harreleston and Donterton. The manor of Sutton Lucy and Colewylle is held of Hugh de Courteney, earl of Devon, for a moiety of a knight’s fee. The manor of Plumetrew is held of the same for a fourth part of a knight’s fee. The manor of Wodehuwissh is held of the same for a fourth part of a knight’s fee. The hamlet of Harreleston is held of the same for a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on 20 June last. Hugh de Courteney his son, aged 14 years and more, is his heir.
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (19.)
310. JOHN SON OF AGNES CHAUNTERELL.
Writ, 20 May, 36 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, 28 May, 36 Edward III.
He died on 3 August, 35 Edward III, seised of:—
Parish of St. Andrew Holbourne, in the suburb. A tenement worth 26s. 8d. yearly, less 2s. 6d. quit-rent payable to the prior of St. John’s, Clerkenewell, and 10s. for repairs. It is held of the king in chief in free burgage, as is the whole city.
He held no other lands &c. within the liberty of the city.
He was a bastard and has no heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (14.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 22. (6.)
311. JOHN CHAUMBERLEYN.
Writ, 6 February, 36 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Badburgham, Monday before St. Ambrose, 36 Edward III.
[Badburgham]. (fn. 4) A messuage, 20a. arable and 3r. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of a fiftieth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on St. Bartholomew’s day, 35 Edward III. Juliana and Emma his daughters, both 22 years of age and more, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 169. (15.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Given correctly as Blaneford in the Exchequer inquisition.
  • 2. The Exchequer Enrolment is dated 4 December, 35 Edw. III., gives 100a. land instead of 120a., says the premises are held by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee, and gives the date of death as 3 November, 35 Edw. III.
  • 3. The name given in the writ is John Cokys, which is said in the inquisition to be erroneous.
  • 4. The inquisition omits the name of the place.