Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 170

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 170

312. ISABEL LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT DE CLIFFORD.
Writ, 30 July, 36 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Penreth, Tuesday before St. Laurence, 36 Edward III.
Skelton. A third part of a third part of the manor, held in dower. The said third part, together with two parts, is held of the king in chief by homage and fealty and the service of rendering at the Exchequer of Carlisle castle by the hands of the sheriff 2s. 9d. yearly at the Assumption for cornage. There is a free tenant there, Nicholas de Greton, who holds a messuage and 20a. land of the above third part and renders 2d. yearly at the Assumption.
Carlton by Penreth. A third part of two parts of the hamlet, and a third part of a water-mill, held in dower of the lands of Sir Robert formerly her husband. The premises are held of the king in chief by fealty and the service of rendering yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff 6s. 1d. at the Assumption.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on the feast of St. James last. Roger son of the same Robert and Isabel, aged 28 years and more, is her heir.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Hert, Wednesday the feast of St. Laurence, 36 Edward III.
[DURHAM]. Hert with Hertirpol. A third part of the whole manor (extent given), held in dower of the inheritance of Roger de Clifford, who survives. She held the same of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a third part of a pair of gilt spurs yearly, rent of a bakehouse, a third part of the windmill of Hert, and a third part of the farm of the town of Hert.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Appleby, Monday before St. Laurence, 36 Edward III.
She held the following as her dower of the lands &c. late of Robert de Clifford of the inheritance of Roger de Clifford, who survives:—
Burgh under Staynesmor. The castle and manor.
Wynton. The manor.
Sourby by Burgh. The manor.
Cabergh. A yearly rent of 17s. 8d. for the manor from Alexander de Talentyr and Alan de Fullthorp.
Warthcop. A yearly rent of 17s. 8d. from Thomas son of Henry de Warthcop for this manor and a moiety of the manor of Watteby.
Overton. A yearly rent of 5s. 1d. from John de Dacre son of Katharine de Quytfeld, for a moiety of the manor.
Watteby. A yearly rent of 7s. 5d. from Adam Pakok called Adam Parvyng, knight, for a moiety of the manor.
Hellton Bacon. A yearly rent of 13s. 8d. from William Lengleys, knight, and the tenants of the lands late of Andrew de Ellerton, for the lands of Hellton Bacon.
Wynanderwath, Askeby and Wyntton. A yearly rent of 19s. from Margaret de Moriczby for these lands.
Askeby and Cottesford. A yearly rent of 4s. 2d. from John de Cottesford for lands there.
Little Askeby. A yearly rent of 2s. 10d. from John Lengleys for the manor.
Hellton Fleghan. A yearly rent of 8 1/2d. from William de Wessington for a moiety of the manor, and a rent of 8 1/2d. from Thomas Lengleys, knight, for the other moiety.
Helbek. A yearly rent of 6s. from Thomas de Blenkansop and William Lengleys, knight, for the manor.
Meubourn Maud and Qwale. A yearly rent of 33s. from Richard de Vernon, knight, for the manors.
Bampton Cundale. A yearly rent of 15s. 3d. from Roger de Cundale for the manor.
Kirkebythore. A yearly rent of 32s. 6d. from John de Kirkebythore for the manor.
Clibbourn Hervy. Rents of 7s. 8 1/2d. yearly from divers tenants.
Appleby. A yearly rent of 2s. from William Lengleys, knight, for the land of Riples.
Bretherdale and the grange of Askeby. A yearly rent of 31s. 8d. from the abbot of Byland therefor.
Warthcop. A yearly rent of 12d. from Thomas de Warthcop for lands there.
Querton. A yearly rent of 6s. from Hugh de Querton for the manor.
Whynffell. A third part of the foreign wood.
Westmorland county. A third part of the profit of the shrievalty.
Burgh under Staynnesmore. A third part of the tolls thereof.
Merton. The advowson of the church, which is taxed according to the new tax at 50s.
Burgham. The advowson of the church, which is likewise taxed at 5 marks.
All the above are held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
YORK. Inq. taken at Skipton in Craven, 13 August, 36 Edward III, virtute brevis diem clausit extremum. (fn. 1)
Skipton in Craven. The castle and manor (extent given), held by gift of Master William de Brampton, chaplain, John de Morland, chaplain, and Thomas de Warthecop, chaplain (made by a fine levied in the king’s court in 12 Edward III), to Robert de Clifford, deceased, and the said Isabel, his wife, for their lives, with successive remainders to Robert their son and the heirs of his body, and Roger brother of the last-named Robert, and the heirs of his body. Robert (the younger) is dead without heirs of his body, and Roger survives. The premises are held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by homage and fealty and the service of 2 1/2 knights’ fees, as parcel of the castles &c. late of the earl of Aumale. The extent of Skipton includes a park with deer under the castle, a water-mill, a fulling-mill, a weekly market on Saturday, and fairs on the feasts of St. Martin in the Winter and St. James; and the appurtenances comprise:—
Holme. Lands &c. (extent given), including enclosed woods called Elleshowe and Crokerys.
Thorleby, Bradeley, Stretton, Colde Neuton, Lobwyth, Hertelyngton, Doxhill, Appeltrewik and Skibedon. 31s. 2d. rents of free tenants at Whitsun and Martinmas, 1d. at Easter and Michaelmas, 8d. at Whitsun, and a sparrowhawk or 2s. at St. Peter’s Chains.
Thorleby. 6l. rents of tenants at will, 11 1/4d. rents of bondman, and 25s. rents of tenants instead of tallage.
Stretton. 17s. 6d. rents of tenants at will, and 2s. 6d. rents for tallage.
Skibedon. 18s. rents of bondmen and tenants at will, 2s. 8d. for carriage of wood from the forest of Boreden to the castle of Skipton, 16s. for average and carriage according to custom, 4l. 18 1/4d. for ploughing, harrowing, reaping, and roofing the brewhouse, the bakehouse and the stable of the castle, and for tallage, 16d. for collecting nuts in ‘le Haghe,’ and 11 1/4d. rents.
Siglesdon. 16s. 4d. rents of free tenants, 44s. rents of bondmen and tenants at will, 3s. 8d. rents of the said tenants for carriage of wood from Holden to Skipton, 44s. rents of the same for average and carriage according to custom, 13l. 15s. rents of the same for ploughing, harrowing and reaping at Holme, roofing the brewhouse, the bakehouse and the hall, and repairing the mill and dam at Skipton, and for tallage according to custom, 44s. 4d. rents of the same for ‘forland,’ 19d. rent of the same for divers ‘plac’ et forg’,’ 16s. rents of the same for 2 bovates of escheated land, 15s. 9d. rents of cottars, and 9d. at Easter and 2 1/4d. at Michaelmas from the said tenants for wapentake fines.
Siglesdon, Swarthow and Brynthwayt. 7l. rents of tenants at will holding demesne lands.
Swarthow. 21s. 9d. rents of tenants at will, 2d. rents of the same tenants for carriage of wood from Holden to the castle, 2s. rents of the same for average and carriage, and 8s. 8d. rents of the same for ploughing, harrowing and reaping, roofing the bakehouse, the brewhouse and the hall of Skipton and repairing the mill and dam there, and for tallage.
Brynthwayt. 55s. 6 3/4d. rents of bondmen and cottars, 20 1/2d. rents of the same for carriage of wood from Holden to Skipton castle, 20s. 6d. rents of the same for carriage and average, and 113s. 3d. rents of the same for ploughing &c. at Holme, roofing &c. as above, and for tallage.
Brereden. 11l. 3s. 4d. rents of tenants at will holding divers ……., 20s. rents of the same for agistment, 6d. rent of the same for pannage, a ruined water-mill rendering 5s. yearly, and a meadow called ‘le Hardinge’ in Estwod, worth 6s. 8d. yearly.
The perquisites of the court of the aforesaid castle, manor &c. are worth 20s. in ordinary years.
Foreign tenants of the said castle and manor:—
Calde Conyngeston, Ayrton, Brynsal, Crakhowe and Appeltrewyk. Lands &c. held by Ralph de Nevill by homage and fealty, the service of a knight’s fee and the service of rendering yearly 3s. 9d. at Easter and 12 3/4d. at Michaelmas, and doing suit to the court of Skipton every three weeks.
Scothorp and Rilleston. Lands &c. held by William de Rilleston by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 13 1/2d. at Easter and 3 1/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and doing suit of court as above.
Scothorp, Halton and Estby. Lands &c. held by the prior of Boulton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 19 1/2d. at Easter and 5d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Farnhill, Collyng, Conyngley, Neusum, Esshton and Heton. Lands &c. held by Robert de N[evill?], knight, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 5s. at Easter and 15d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Geirgrave. Lands &c. held by Henry son of John Longevilers, a minor in the king’s wardship, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 13 1/4d. and half a farthing at Easter and 3 1/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Elsslak, Ayrton and Calton. Lands &c. held by the heir of Henry son of Hugh by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 2s. 9d. at Easter and 8 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Wath and Wambewell. Lands &c. held by Simon Symeon by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3s. 6d. at Easter and 10 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Adyngham, Draughton, Berewik and Sutton in Airdale. Lands &c. held by William Vavasur by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 2s. 3d. at Easter and 6 3/4d. at Michaelmas, as well as 10s. at Martinmas and Whitsuntide for the tenements in Sutton, and by suit of court as above.
Hertelyngton and Appeltrewik. Lands &c. held by William de Hertelyngton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 5 1/4d. at Easter and 1 1/4d. and a fourth part of a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Braicewell, Stok, Rilleston, Kigheley and Shopton. Lands &c. held by John Tempest, knight, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 20 1/4d. and an eighth part of a farthing at Easter and 5d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Kighlay and Lecok. Lands &c. held by Gilbert de Kighlay by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 6d. at Easter and 1 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Conyston. Lands &c. held by Richard de Hebbedon, knight, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 18d. at Easter and 4 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Haukeswik, Helyfeld, Oterburn, Malgh[um] and Haghenlyth. Lands &c. held by Richard Mauleverer by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3s. 6d. at Easter and 10 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Collyng. Lands &c. held by Margaret de Coppeley by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 9d. at Easter and 2 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Broghton. Lands &c. held by William Gilyot by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 16d. at Easter and 4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Marton and Stretton. Lands &c. held by Simon de Marton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3s. at Easter and 9d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Esshton, Kighlay, Uttelay and Halton on the Hill. Lands &c. held by John de Esshton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 2s. 6d. at Easter and 7 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Geirgrave and Esshton. Lands &c. held by Adam de Wannervill by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 10 1/4d. and half a farthing at Easter and 2 3/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Broghton and Stretton. Lands &c. held by John de Catherton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 10 1/4d. and half a farthing at Easter and 2 3/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Draughton, Bradeley, Skipton and Broghton. Lands &c. held by Alice atte Halle by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 12d. at Easter and 3d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Broghton. Lands &c. held by Richard de Rymyngton by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 8 1/4d. at Easter and 1 3/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Broghton. Lands &c. held by William de Merclesden by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1 1/2d. at Easter and 1/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Stretton. Lands &c. held by Adam Fauvell by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 5 3/4d. and half a farthing at Easter and 1 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Skipton. Lands &c. held by John de Kighley by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3d. at Easter and 3/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Skipton. 2 bovates held jointly by Isabel de Benteley and John de Kighley, heirs of Robert de Giremouth, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1/2d. and half a farthing at Easter and 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Morton and Ridelesdon. Lands &c. held by Peter de Martheley by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 9d. at Easter and 2 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Ayrton. Half a carucate of land held by John de Scothorp by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1 1/2d. at Easter and 1/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above. Moreover he renders 2s. 8d. yearly at Martinmas and Whitsun.
Skipton. Half a carucate of land held by Hawise de Brigham by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1 1/2d. at Easter and 1/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley. Half a carucate of land held by Robert atte Lideyate and Denise his wife by the same services.
Bradeley. Half a carucate held by William son of Robert son of Richard de Bradeley by the same services.
Bradeley. 2 bovates held by John son of Thomas Crouther by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3/4d. at Easter and a half and a fourth part of a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Skipton. Tenements held by Robert Russel by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 4 1/2d. at Easter and 1d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley and Glusburn. Lands &c. held by Robert de Bradeley by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 6d. at Easter and 1 1/2d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Elslak. Half a carucate of land held by Thomas son of Godfrey Dautry by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1 1/2d. and half a farthing at Easter and 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley. 2 bovates of land held by Robert son of Robert son of David by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 1/2d. and a fourth part of a farthing at Easter and 1/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Stretton. A bovate of land held by the prior of Conyngesheved by homage and fealty and the service of rendering a farthing and half a farthing at Easter and a fourth part and an eighth part of a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Stretton. 3 bovates of land held by Richard Fauvell by homage and fealty and the service of rendering a farthing and half a farthing at Easter and a farthing and an eighth part of a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley. Tenements held by Thomas de …..feld by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 7 1/2d. at Easter and 1 3/4d. and half a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley. 2 bovates of land held by Ellen, late the wife of John de Bradeley, by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3/4d. at Easter and half and a fourth part of a farthing at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
Bradeley. 2 bovates of land held by Isabel de Benteley by the like services.
Halton on the Hill. A carucate of land held by Gilbert de Kighley by homage and fealty and the service of rendering 3d. at Easter and 3/4d. at Michaelmas, and by suit of court as above.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county in demesne or in service.
She died on 25 July, 36 Edward III. Roger de Clifford, knight, her son, aged 28 years and more, is her heir in blood as well as by virtue of the aforesaid fine.
A summary of the valuation follows, totalling 107l. 15s. 9d. yearly, from which must be taken the stipend of a chaplain celebrating time out of mind (ab antiquo) in the chapel of St. John the Evangelist within the castle when the lord is not staying there, [who receives] … (illegible) a quarter of wheat, total for the year 33s. 4d., and a clerk’s gown at Christmas worth 13s. 4d. He shall also have an honourable chamber within the castle, and pasture in Crokerys and Elshowe for 8 oxen, 4 cows and 2 horses, worth 14s. a year, and sufficient timber to repair his houses, and dry wood for fuel.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (1.)
313. ROBERT DAUNVERS.
Writ, 10 March, 36 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Wantyng, 10 August, 36 Edward III.
Oxenwode. 7l. 10s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, of which 100s. are receivable from John de Forstebury and 50s. from Peter Pypard.
Chelreye. A messuage and a carucate of land, whether held of the king in chief or of John Mautravers, knight, is not known.
Chilton. 5 virgates of land, held by service of rendering 6s. 8d. yearly to the ward of the castle of Wynd,’ whether of the king in chief or of Richard de Wyndelsore as mesne is not known.
Aston and Wynterborn. 2 messuages, 3 carucates of land and 43s. rent, held of the earl of Warwick by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Wynterborn. A messuage and a carucate of land, held at fee-farm of the bishop of Salisbury, rendering 60s. a year.
Compton. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the earl of Lancaster by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 25 September, 35 Edward III. Edmund his son, aged 16 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (2.)
314. JOHN DONET.
Writ, 11 February, 36 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Newyngton, 24 November, 35 Edward III, virtute officii escaetrie.
Reynham. The manor of Silhame there (extent given), held of the king in chief together with the manor of Mere, which is in the hand of the earl of Huntingdon, the two manors together being held by service of bearing a white rod at the king’s coronation at the door of the king’s larder. The extent includes vines, dovecots at Swylle and Hurlles, a piece of marsh in Elmele, acreage not known, called ‘Wildemersch,’ and a farm at Michaelmas from divers men, names unknown, of 20qrs. of barley or 4s. 4d. a quarter.
Reynham. 16a. land, held in ‘gavilkynde’ of Philippa, queen of England, service not known; and 50a. pasture, held in ‘gavelkyndes’ of Edmund Bacchild and others unknown.
Tunstall. A tenement, held of Philippa, queen of England, service not known, containing a messuage, 40a. pasture, a farm of 5qrs. of barley or 4s. d. a quarter due from divers tenants, names not known, at Michaelmas, and 3a. wood cut every ten years.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 22 July last. James Donet his son, aged 11 years, is his heir as regards the lands held of the king, and the same James and Andrew his brother, aged 2 years at the Purification next, are his heirs as regards the lands held in ‘gavelkynde.’
William Simme and Guy Elys, executors of the testament of the deceased, have taken possession of the premises.
The manor of Silham is charged by the deceased in 100l., as the jurors understand, to be paid yearly to Robert de Corby.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (3.)
315. KATHARINE DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS DE LA POLE.
Writ after the death of the said Katharine, who has died while a minor in the king’s wardship. 23 June, 36 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at [Bukyngham], Saturday before St. Margaret, 36 Edward III.

Mersch. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee; and 2 virgates of land with its meadow, held of Sir John Buttourt, service not known.
No other lands &c. are in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Katharine.
She died on 16 June, 36 Edward III. Michael de la Pole brother of the aforesaid Thomas, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
Similar writ, 23 June, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 5 July, 36 Edward III.
Ramerigg. 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.
The aforesaid Thomas held no other lands &c. in the county which came into the king’s hand by the minority of the said Katharine.
She died on 6 June last. Heir as above.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 5 July, 36 Edward III.
Conk. A messuage, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee, with 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 virgaters of villein land whose rents and services are worth 10s. each yearly, 2 half-virgaters of villein land whose rents and services are worth 5s. each yearly, and pleas &c. of court worth 12d. yearly.
The aforesaid Thomas held no other lands &c. as above in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
C. Edw. III. 170. (4.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (2.) (Wilts.)
316. ELIZABETH LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE DELVES.
Writ, 12 May, 36 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Weston, 20 August, 36 Edward III.
Weston on Wye. The manor (extent given), held for life of Roger de Radenore by service of 1lb. of pepper yearly.
She died on Monday after St. Martin last. John her son, aged 14 years, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (5.)
317. MARGARET DE DACRE.
Writ missing.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Quappelade, Saturday after the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Holbech. The manor, held by fealty only of the earl of Hereford, who holds it by homage and fealty only of the earl of Richmond, who holds it by homage and fealty only of the king in chief.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Friday after the Conception of the Virgin Mary, 35 Edward III. Ranulph de Dacre, parson of the church of Prestcotes, her son, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
Writ missing.
LANCASTER. Inq. taken at Lancastre, Monday after the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Overkelet. Lands &c. held jointly with Ranulph de Dacre, her late husband, to them and their heirs, of the earl of Lancaster by knight’s service, to wit, a park, a water-mill in ruins, untenanted and paying nothing, 2d. rent of a free tenant, and 4l. 5s. rents of tenants at will; and a plot of land and pasture containing 40a. held in form aforesaid of the earl of Lancaster by fealty and service of 3s. 4d.
Bar in Pulton. 40a. land, held in form aforesaid of the earl of Lancaster, by fealty and service of 7s. 6d. yearly.
She held no other lands &c. in the county, except in the wapentake of Leilondshir’.
She died on 10 December last. Heir as above, aged 36 years and more.
LANCASTER. Inq. taken at Eccleston, Thursday after the octave of the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Eccleston. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held for life jointly with Ranulph, her late husband, to them and their heirs, of Richard de Shirburn, knight, and his fellows, lords of the wapentake of Leilondshir’, by homage and the service of doing suit to the said wapentake every three weeks.
She held no other lands &c. in the wapentake.
Date of death and heir as last above.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Appelby, Wednesday after the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Barton. The manor (extent given), held for her life jointly with Ranulph de Dacre, her late husband, with remainder after her death to their right heirs. The capital messuage is called from of old ‘Trestermot,’ and is within the old moat (fossato), and was held for life by Annora late the wife of John de Lanc’, now deceased, of the inheritance of Ranulph de Dacre aforesaid, and has been in the king’s hand in the custody of the escheator since the death of Annora because the heir of Ranulph de Dacre has not sued his right out of the king’s hand, and is held of the king in chief by homage and service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee. The rest of the manor is held of Sir Thomas de Thwenge by homage and the service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, as the jurors believe, and by rendering a sore sparrowhawk yearly at St. Peter’s Chains or 12d. The extent includes 80a. at ‘le Aldelathes,’ a several fishery, a small park without deer, a water-mill, rents at Martendale in the forest, a several pasture called ‘Martendaleheved,’ and a fulling-mill there, a ruined water-mill at Sandwyk by Martendale, rents at Patredale, rents and a several pasture at Grisdale, and a ruined water-mill there.
Hoff. The manor (extent given), held of Sir Roger de Clyfford by homage and service of 5s. yearly for cornage. The extent includes a park called ‘Hoffelund.’
Overton. A moiety of the town (extent given), held of the same Sir Roger de Clyfford by homage and service of 22d. yearly for cornage.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as last above.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Penreth, Tuesday after the Purification, 36 Edward III.
Naward. The castle, and the undermentioned manors, lands &c. with their members, held by the deceased of the king in chief, as of the crown, by homage and fealty and the service of a barony, and by the service of rendering 51s. 8d. yearly for cornage at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff, in form following, to wit:—Ranulph de Dacre and the deceased were seised of the manor of Irthyngton, within which the said castle is situated, and of the manors of Brampton, Burgh over Sands, Kirkeoswald and Laisyngby, and gave them by a fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence to Robert Parvyng and William de Burgh, parson of the church of Dacre, who having had seisin gave them to the same Ranulph and Margaret for their lives, with successive remainders in tail to William de Dacre their son, Peter de Dacre, William’s brother, Thomas de Dacre, Peter’s brother, and Ranulph de Dacre, Thomas’s brother, and with remainder over to the right heirs of Margaret. The said William de Dacre, Peter and Thomas are dead without heir of their bodies. Ranulph their brother survives. The castle is of no value beyond the cost of repairs by reason that it is near the March and in great peril from the Scots.
Irthyngton. The extent states that there are tenants at will at Kambek paying 27s., and that tenants at will on the manor used to pay 55s. 3d., but now their holdings are waste and without tenants by reason of the destruction done there by the Scots.
Brampton. The extent includes 36a. meadow worth nothing because they cannot be let nor can anything be got from them on account of the abundance of herbage in those parts, divers holdings of tenants at will which have been unoccupied for many years by reason of the destruction done by the Scots, also a fishery now of no value, divers lands at Kumkagh formerly held by tenants at will but long since waste, a common brewhouse, tenants at will rendering 111s. yearly there and in the hamlets of le Wodhous, Wra, Brakanhill, Ecchesby, Milneton and Northwod, rents of tenants at will in Cumquityngton, and lands there formerly held by tenants at will now long since waste, rents &c. at Ingelwramosse and Kulherny, a mill at Cumquityngton, rents and waste land formerly held by tenants at will in Hayton, and a water-mill there, rents and waste land formerly in the hands of divers tenants at Rochebourn, Askerton and Walton Wode, the like at ‘le Northmore,’ the like at Fulwod, and a park with deer at ‘le Brigwod.’
Burgh over Sands. The extent includes a several fishery in places called Polburgh, Raynersete and Frechnet (?), rents in various hamlets not named, and divers holdings of tenants at will which have been unoccupied for many years for the above cause.
Kirkosewald. The extent includes a park with deer, rents in the manor of Laysyngby, a third part of a mill in Dacre, rents at Soulby, Neubyggyng, Blencowe, Greyrig and Mossedale, a water-mill at Mossedale rendering 6 ‘eskepp’ of poor meal yearly, and a fulling-mill there, and perquisites of court in the manors of Kirkosewald and Laysyngby worth 13s. 4d. yearly.
Irthyngton, Brampton, Burgh, Kirkosewald and Laysyngby. There are also in these manors divers rents of foreign tenants, including 8s. 11 1/2d. for cornage.
Foreign tenants in the aforesaid manors holding freely by homage:—
Neuby. The hamlet, held by William de Louther by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court every three weeks.
Blaterne. The hamlet, held by Thomas de Blaterne by homage &c. as above.
Leveresdale and Bromhill. The hamlets, held by Thomas de Malton by homage &c. as above.
Stapilton. Tenements held by Robert Tillioll by homage and service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Scalby. An eighth part of the town, held by the same Robert by fealty and suit of court as above.
Stapilton. A moiety of the town, held by John de Stapilton by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Kirkambek. The hamlet, held by William de Stapilton the younger and Robert de Leversdale by homage and suit of court as above.
Treverman. The hamlet, held by Roland de Vaus by homage and service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Torcrossoke. The hamlet, held by Roland de Vaus the younger by homage and service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee and by suit of court as above.
Lanerton and Overdenton. The hamlets, held by Gerard de Wydryngton, knight, by homage and suit of court as above.
Farlham. The hamlet, held by John de Farlham by homage and service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Talkan. The hamlet, held by John de la More the younger by fealty and suit of court as above.
Bonardhowe. Held by John de Warthewyk, knight, by fealty.
Cumcache. The hamlet held by John de la More by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Castelkayrok. The hamlet, held by …… de Castelkayrok by homage and service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Caterlenn. The hamlet, held by William de Vaus of Caterlenn by fealty.
Cumrue. The hamlet, held by John de ……. by fealty and suit of court as above.
Crogelyn. The hamlet, held by Ralph de Hastynges, knight, by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Waymersik. Tenements held by Robert de Kirkosewald by fealty.
Ormesby. The hamlet, held by Brian de Stapilton, knight, by fealty and suit of court as above.
Great Corkeby. The hamlet, held by Richard de Salkild by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, and by suit of court as above.
Fenton. The hamlet, held by William de Wyndesore, knight, by homage and service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Little Cambok. The hamlet, held by Henry de Malton, knight, by fealty.
Sawmondland. A plot so called, held by William son of Peter by fealty.
Sandes. The manor del Sandes, held by Michael del Sandes by homage and suit of court as above.
Bourstold. Tenements held by Adam de Agillonby by homage and suit of court as above.
Bothecastre. The hamlet, held by John de Strivelyn, knight, by homage and suit of court as above.
Bampton. The hamlet, held by John de Bampton by homage and suit of court as above.
Little Bampton. The hamlet, held by Thomas de Quyterigg by homage and suit of court as above.
Rouclyf. The hamlet, held by the heir of Thomas Danyel by homage and suit of court as above. He is a minor in the king’s wardship, and in the custody of John de Wynwyk by the king’s grant.
Partan. The hamlet, held by Gilbert Peper by homage and suit of court as above.
Langbergh. The hamlet, held by Thomas de Alanby by homage and cornage.
Le Banhevd. A plot so called and a fishery there, held by Amand Mounceux by fealty.
Grethill. Tenements held by Roland de Vaus by homage and cornage.
Thoresby. The hamlet, held by Richard de Denton, knight, by fealty and suit of court as above.
Drimburgh, Bowes, Quiryg, Aynthorn, Cardrunok, Fyngland and Glassan. The manors and hamlets, held by Robert Broyne by homage and suit of court as above.
Comquintyn. The hamlet, held by Thomas de Quytrig and William de Arturet by homage and suit of court as above.
Isale. The manor, and tenements in Plumland and Blencrayk, held by Margaret de Leghe by homage and suit of court as above.
Orreton. An enclosure, held by John de Orreton, knight, by fealty.
Burgh and Crokedayk. Tenements held by John Boticom and Richard de Beaulieu by homage and suit of court as above.
The said Margaret held also in form aforesaid:—
Ingelwod. Two parts of a plot called ‘Warnhull’ in the forest, the whole of which plot is held of the king in chief by fealty and the service of rendering 60s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff.
Ragthon. A messuage and 10a. land, held of the king in chief by fealty and the service of rendering 2s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle as above.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (6.)
318. WILLIAM LE EYRE, of Hope.
Writ, 18 November, 36 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. taken at Derby, 30 November, 36 Edward III.
Hope. A bovate of land, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the forests of Edale, Asshop and Dorwent with a horn; and 3 bovates of land, held of the lady Philippa, queen of England, by service of 9s. 2 1/2d. yearly.
Aston. Half a bovate of land, held of Robert Woderoue by service of 2s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday after All Saints. Nicholas, his brother, aged 40 (?) years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (7.)
319. WILLIAM DE EVESHAM.
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. 24 November, 36 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Westminster, 28 November, 36 Edward III.
Parish of St. Clement Danes without the Bar of the New Temple. A messuage, held of the king in chief by service of rendering yearly at Michaelmas six horse-shoes with nails or 18d.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 20 February, 25 Edward III. Thomas Lenche of Evesham his kinsman, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
William de Newenham, clerk, was in possession of the premises from the time of the death of William de Evesham until his own death, by what title is not known. After his death the messuage was taken into the king’s hand by William de Hatton, then escheator, who has to answer for it. John de Tye, the present escheator, took it into the king’s hand on the last day of November, 36 Edward III, by virtue of this inquisition.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (8.)
D. of L. Inq. P.M. Vol. I. Appendix No. 17.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor and escheator of London ex officio, Friday the morrow of the Ascension; 37 Edward III.
Parish of St. Andrew Holeborn in the suburb. A tenement, held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city.
He held no other lands &c. within the liberty of the city.
Date of death unknown. He died without heir.
E. Inq. P.M. File 23. (11.)
320. ROGER DE ENGLEFELD.
Writ, 26 May, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Winchester, 15 July, 36 Edward III.
Flexlond. 20a. purpresture called ‘la Breche,’ held of the king in chief by service of paying 5s. yearly to the sheriff at Winchester castle.
Flexlond Cobeham. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of Maurice Bruyn, knight, as of the manor of Russel Flexlond, by service of 2s. yearly and by fealty. One part of the messuage and carucate he held in fee to him and his heirs, and the other two parts in fee-tail to him and the heirs of his body, by a fine levied in the king’s court. The carucate contains 80a. There are also 4a. poor meadow, tenants rendering 60s. a year, and pleas &c. of court worth 12d. yearly.
Flexlond. A cottage and 1a. land, held of the abbot of Beaulieu in socage by fealty and the service of a fourth part of 1lb. of pepper yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 28 December last. Roger his son, aged a year and a half and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (9.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (20.)
321. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF HENRY LE FRERE.
Writ, 28 May, 36 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Dorchestre, Monday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 36 Edward III.
Podyngton. A fourth part of 2 carucates of land, held of Nicholas Poyntz by knight’s service, as of his manor of Sotton Poyntz.
West Chikerel. 20a. land, held of Raymond Heryng by knight’s service, as of the manor of Wynterborn Heryng.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 10 January last. Alice le Walisch, aged 30 years and more, her sister, Simon Brut, aged 26 years and more, son of Maud her second sister, and Christina, aged 24 years and more, daughter of Edith Sender her third sister and married to John atte Hulle, are her heirs.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Wyvelescomb, 1 July, 36 Edward III.
Athelerdeston. 8s. 10d. yearly rent in the manor, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Hiwysch Chamflour. A sixth part of the manor, held of Thomas de Neoborgh by knight’s service, as of his manor of Wyneford, together with the advowson of the church at every sixth presentation.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (10.)
322. MARGARET LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE FRENE, or LE FREEN.
Writ after the death of the said Margaret, who held by knight’s service of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship. 6 May, 36 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Ludeford, 18 September, 36 Edward III.
Staundon by Monyton. A messuage and a virgate of land, held of the earl of March by knight’s service.
She died on Thursday before All Saints last. John her son, aged 23 years and more, is her heir.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, 6 August, 36 Edward III.
Nynesolers. Two parts of the manor (extent given), including a water-mill and a pasture called ‘Atfordeshale,’ held jointly with John Frene, late her husband, by gift of William le Frene, chaplain, and Hugh Apelton to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. John Frene, aged 22 years at the Circumcision last, is heir of the aforesaid John Frene and Margaret.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (11.)
323. JOHN DE FRETHEBY.
Writ, 6 May, 36 Edward III.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at Leycestre, Saturday after St. Mary Magdalene, 36 Edward III.
Medburn. A fourth part of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee, worth 10s. yearly, held of the king in chief by knight’s service. (fn. 2)
Houby. The manor (extent given), held of Katharine lady of Thursyngton, as of her manor there, by knight’s service.
He died on Saturday after St. Luke, 35 Edward III. Edmund de Fretheby his brother, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 6 May, 36 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, in the Castle, Tuesday after SS. Peter and Paul, 36 Edward III.
Edelthorp and Berghthorp. Tenements in the hands of tenants at will rendering 40s. yearly, held of John de Gerwardby by knight’s service.
Fritheby. The manor, in the hands of tenants at will rendering 40s. yearly, held of Sir William le Latymer by knight’s service.
Otton and Twenge. Tenements lying waste, held of Sir Thomas de Twenge by knight’s service.
Wyuestowe. A messuage and 2 bovates of land in the hands of tenants at will rendering 5s. yearly, held of Sir Thomas de Roos by knight’s service.
Rillyngton. A messuage and 2 bovates of land in the hands of tenants at will rendering 10s. yearly, held of John Prud by knight’s service.
Aton in Clyveland. 3 waste messuages in ruins and 6 bovates of land, (3 of which bovates are in the hands of tenants at will rendering 10s. yearly, and the whole of the remainder is waste), held of Edward prince of Wales the king’s son, as of the manor of Kirkeby Moresheved, by knight’s service.
Middelton in Clyveland. 4 messuages and 18 bovates of land in the hands of tenants at will rendering 40s. yearly and no more because a great part is waste, held of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county, but he held (it is said) some lands &c. at Medburn, co. Northampton (sic), of the king in chief.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 21 (21.) (Leicester.)
324. ROBERT LE FINC, or LE FINCH.
Writ, 10 October, 36 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Wyginton, Sunday after the Conception of the Virgin Mary, 36 Edward III.
Wyginton, Ardele and Weston. The manors, held of the heir of Plesy, lord of Hogenorton, in the king’s wardship by reason of his minority, by knight’s service.
He died on Saturday after Michaelmas last. Joan his daughter, aged 7 years, in the king’s wardship, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (13.)
325. THOMAS SON OF NICHOLAS DE LEYK.
Writ, 4 October, 36 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, Friday after St. Matthew, 36 Edward III.
He died about the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, 35 Edward III, seised of:—
Parish of St. Andrew, Castelbaynard. A messuage, which if repaired would be worth 30s. a year, now ruined and uninhabitable and worth nothing, 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 has no heirs so far as the jurors can discover (prout inter se inquirere possunt).
Endorsed: Memorandum that on 12 February, 6 Richard II., this inquisition with the writ annexed was exemplified at the request of Clement Lavender, citizen and fishmonger of London.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (14.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 22. (8.)
326. EDMUND FITZ SIMON.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Edmund, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 3 October, 36 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Pritewell, Friday after All Saints, 36 Edward III.
North Shobery. A third part of the manor.
Barflet and Shelworde. Pieces of marsh so called.
All held of Philippa queen of England, as of the honor of Reilegh, by knight’s service.
He died about Michaelmas, 29 Edward III. John his son, aged 20 years and more, is his heir.
William de Bohun, late earl of Northampton, who then had the honor of Reilegh with its knights’ fees &c. of Philippa queen of England at farm, seized the premises into his hand by reason of the minority of the aforesaid John the heir, and was in possession from the time of the death of Edmund until Wednesday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 34 Edward III, when he himself died. William de Hinton, bailiff of the honor, directly after the earl’s death seized the premises into the king’s hand, and has received the profits until now and accounts for them in the Exchequer, as the jurors understand.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (15.)
327. HENRY FITZ ROGER.
Writ, 26 January, 36 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Canterbury, 7 February, 36 Edward III.
Sellyng. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and by doing suit to the king’s court called ‘redeleuet’ every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 28 October last. Heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (16.)
328. BEVIS (Bugo) FITZ WARYN.
Writ, Wodestok, 25 August, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Westbury, 20 September, 36 Edward III.
Westbury. 13a. land and 1 1/2a. meadow, held of Joan, daughter and one of the heirs of John Pavely, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee; and a messuage, a carucate of arable, 18a. meadow and 2a. wood, held of the same heir by service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on the eve of St. Katharine last. Walter Fitz Waryn his son, aged 13 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (17.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (3.)
329. THOMAS SON OF THOMAS SON OF WALTER.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Thomas, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 10 November, 36 Edward III.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Appelby, Thursday the morrow of St. Thomas the Apostle, 36 Edward III.
Appelby. 8a. land, held of the heir of Robert de Clifford, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of 3d. yearly for cornage, and by homage.
He died at Michaelmas, 23 Edward III. Master John de Appelby, parson of the church of Whitberne, aged 40 years, is his heir.
The land has been in the king’s hand and in the custody of the escheator ever since the death of the said Thomas son of Thomas.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (18.)
330. WALTER DE FAUCOMBERGE, or FACOMBERGE, knight.
Writ, 1 March, 37 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Burton Stather, 10 March, 37 Edward III.
Whiten. He held no lands in the county at the time of his death because long before his death he alienated the manor of Whiten and all he had in the county to Thomas his son and Constancia, his son’s wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to wit on Sunday the feast of St. Matthew, 28 Edward III.
He died on Thursday the feast of St. Michael, 36 Edward III. Heir not known.
Writ, 10 October, 36 Edward III.
YORK. LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Thursday after All Saints, 36 Edward III.
Ryse. The manor, and 2 carucates of land in Seton, held jointly with Isabel his wife, by gift of Hugh Swettok and William de Tykton, chaplain, to them and the heirs male of their bodies. The premises are held of Isabel the king’s daughter, as of her manor of Brustwyk as of the honor of Aumale, by service of three parts of a knight’s fee.
Wythornwyk. The manor, held jointly as above by gift of William de Lakenby to Walter and Isabel and the heirs male of their bodies. The manor is held of the same Isabel, as of the manor and honor aforesaid, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. within the liberty.
Date of death as above. Thomas his son, aged 17 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 10 October, 36 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Gisburn in Clyveland, Wednesday after St. Hilary, 36 Edward III.
Skelton in Clyveland. The castle and manor (extent given), with the undermentioned lands &c. in Mersk, held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by homage and fealty and the service of a knight’s fee and a half; except 2 carucates in Mersk which are held of Sir Henry de Percy by knight’s service. The premises were held by the deceased in tail, with remainder to the right heirs of John de Faucomberge his father, by the present king’s charter of licence. The extent of Skelton includes the castle, a park called ‘le West Park’ with deer, a park called ‘Maugre’ with deer, 3 water-mills, and profits from peat and heath (turbis et bruera).
Mersk. A capital messuage, 36 bovates of land in demesne, 80a. meadow in demesne, a windmill, 37 bovates of land in the hands of tenants at will rendering 12l. 13s. 6d., 30s. rents of cottars, and perquisites of court in the manor worth 16s. 4d. There is also a fourth part of wreck of sea from Renneswyk to Yarum.
Langbergh. The bailiwick of the wapentake, held in form aforesaid of the king in chief by fealty and the service of rendering 40 marks yearly, which rent the king has granted to Thomas de Alberton and his heirs. The bailiwick is only worth 17l. 6s. 8d. on account of the poorness of that country.
Brantyngham. A messuage and lands, held in fee of the king in chief as parcel of the manor of Skelton by the service aforesaid.
Wod Apelton. A messuage and 2 bovates of land, held in fee of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, by fealty.
Estbronne. The manor, held jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Ingelby Ernclif, Welbury, Heslarton and elsewhere. Lands &c. held of the deceased by William de Colevill of Ernclif by service of three knights’ fees.
Bolby and elsewhere. Tenements held of the deceased by the heirs of Robert Bussel by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Malteby and Nonyngton. Tenements held of the deceased by John de Malteby by service of one knight’s fee.
Boythorp. Tenements held of the deceased by Ralph de Bulmere and his parceners by service of three parts of a knight’s fee.
Pothou. Tenements held of the deceased by the heirs of Robert de Pothou by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Apelton. Tenements held of the deceased by John de Faucomberg of Bilton by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
North Lofthous. Tenements held of the deceased by the prior of Gisburn and the heirs of William Humet by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Barton in Richmondshire. Tenements held of the deceased by the heirs of John Grymbald and Richard de Hudeleston by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Crohum. Tenements held of the deceased by the heirs of Reynold son of Peter by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Edelthorp, Barkthorp and Usburn. Tenements held of the deceased by the heir of Robert de Fritheby by service of one knight’s fee.
Ingelby Loryng. Tenements held of the deceased by the heirs of William Gower by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 17 1/2 years.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (19.)
331. JOHN DE GRYMSTEDE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said John, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 24 March, 36 Edward III.
Writ of Diem clausit extremum, 26 March, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 24 September, 36 Edward III.
Pleyteford. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief. A messuage and a virgate of land are held by the grand serjeanty of providing a man to keep the park of Milchet, and a messuage and 4 virgates partly by knight’s service and partly of the assart of the park of Milchet by rendering 16 1/2d. yearly to the king by the hands of the sheriff.
Alwardbury. 20a. meadow, 66s. 4 1/2d. rents of free tenants, and pleas &c. of court worth 18d. yearly, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Bymmerton. A messuage, 36a. land, 4a. meadow and 65s. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, but for what part of a fee is not known.
La More. (fn. 3) 12s. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Abboteston. A messuage with garden and dovecot, 120a. arable and 50s. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Est Grimstede. 6a. wood and 43s. rent, held of the king in chief, service not stated.
John de Budesterne had possession of the aforesaid lands &c. after the death of John de Grimstede, by what right or title the jurors know not.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday after Michaelmas last. Reynold Perot, aged 25 years and more, son of Isabel Perot sister of Adam de Grimstede the deceased’s father, is his heir.
Eleanor de Walkyngton held for life of the inheritance of the deceased the manors of West Grimstede, co. Wilts, and Eukesbury, co. Hants, and survived the deceased. These manors are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (20.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (9.)
332. RICHARD GODARD, alias RICHARD LE USSHER.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Richard, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 22 May, 36 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Chepyng Barnet, Thursday before Whitsun, 36 Edward III.
He had no lands &c. in the county.
He died in London about Easter, 6 Edward III, as the jurors understand. Godard atte Slade, his grandfather, had two daughters, Alice and Asselina, Alice being the mother of the deceased Richard. Richard had a son John, who had issue John and Alice. The last-named John died without heir of himself. His sister Alice had a daughter Sarah, who had a son Thomas, who died without heir of himself. Asselina had a husband John atte Wode, and they had a son called John Drivere, who had issue, John Drivere his son. The latter is heir to the deceased, and to the aforesaid Thomas, the deceased’s kinsman and heir. He is 50 years of age and more.
Similar writ, 10 February, 37 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Barnet, 15 February, 37 Edward III.
Verdict as above. The deceased is said to have died about the feast of St. James, 13 Edward III. The name of the husband of Alice mother of the deceased is given as Gilbert Sexmere. The two John Driveres are both given the alias of atte Wode. William Colyn, who claims to be next heir in blood to the deceased, is neither his heir in blood nor of his stock (progenies).
C. Edw. III. File 170. (21.)
333. PERNELL LATE THE WIFE OF WALTER DE GLOUCESTRE, knight.
Writ, 10 March, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Alweston, Wednesday before the Annunciation, 36 Edward III.
Alweston. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with Walter her husband, deceased, to them and the heirs of their bodies. The extent includes meadow called ‘Middelhongeresmede’ and pastures called ‘Middelhonger’ and ‘Le Conynger.’
Langeleye. The hundred, belonging to the manor of Alweston.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Thursday before the Circumcision last. Peter son of the said Walter and Pernell, aged 7 years, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (22.)
334. JOHN DE GARTON.
Writ, 28 June, 36 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, 12 July, 36 Edward III.
He died on the last day of April, 36 Edward III, seised of:—
Parish of St. Peter, Bradestrete. 5 messuages, 4 shops and a garden.
Parish of St. Pancras. 3 shops, 13s. 4d. rent, and 2 other shops.
Parish of St. Nicholas at the Shambles. A messuage.
Parish of St. Peter, Eldefisshstrete. A messuage.
Ward of Cordewanerstrete. A messuage.
All held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city.
John de Garton his son, aged 22 years, is his heir.
Writ, 30 May, 36 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Bruggewater, Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 36 Edward III.
Neuton Pleycy. A third part of the manor, with the advowson of the free chapel every third turn of presentation, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Exton. A third part of the manor, held as above.
Neuton Pleycy. 16 1/2a. several meadow, held of John de Erlegh, as of his manor of Pederton, by service of rendering 8d. and a pair of spurs yearly at Michaelmas.
The above third part of the manor of Neuton Pleycy and certain lands in Enefeld, co. Middlesex, are with the king’s licence charged with 20l. to be paid yearly to Agnes late the wife of William de Ufton, as appears by a charter sealed with the seal of the Chancery and dated in the king’s eleventh year.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 30 May, 36 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Totenham, 26 June, 36 Edward III.
Enefeld. A chief messuage, a dovecot in ruins, 80a. arable, 12a. meadow, 8a. several pasture for cows and oxen, a water-mill which will not grind for want of millstones and other gear, and 16s. 8d. rent of free tenants. The premises are held of the heir of the earl of Hereford, a minor in the king’s wardship, by the services of rendering 3s. 4d. yearly to the manor of Enefeld, making one attendance at the earl’s court at Hereford at Michaelmas, and making one attendance at the earl’s court at Blankchapultone at Michaelmas. The premises are charged as above.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above, the heir being 22 years of age at the Purification last.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (23.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 22. (7.) (London.)
335. NICHOLAS DE GLAMORGAN.
Writ after the death of the said Nicholas, whose lands &c. came into the king’s hands by reason of his idiocy. 1 May, 36 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yevele, 28 May, 36 Edward III.
Brympton by Yevele. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of Isabel Blount, as of her manor of Astyngton, by knight’s service and by rendering 12d. yearly.
He died on 25 February last. Isabel, aged 40 years, Pernell, aged 30 years, Margery, aged 32 years and now married to Walter Rose, Nicholaa, aged 25 years, Eleanor, aged 27 years and now married to Peter Veer, sisters of the said Nicholas, and John aged 14 years, son of Joan his other sister, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (24.)
336. ROBERT GERBERD.
Writ, 4 February, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 21 February, 36 Edward III.
Odestoke. The manor, held of Alesia de Nevylle by service of one knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday before the Decollation of St. John the Baptist last. Henry his son, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (25.)
337. PETER ATTE GATE.
Writ, 26 November, 36 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at West Smythefeld, 2 December, 36 Edward III.
He held nothing in the county at the time of his death, having alienated to Richard his son, and his heirs, by charters of feoffment, all that he held therein, to wit:—
West Smythefeld. A messuage with 6 shops annexed, held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly; and another messuage, held of the same prior by service of rendering 2s. 6d. yearly.
Portepull. 4a. land, held of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s by service of rendering 12d. yearly; and 3a. land, held of the lady de Ferreres by service of rendering 3s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 3 November, 34 Edward III. All the above he alienated 10 weeks before his death. Peter Gray his kinsman, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (26.)
338. JOHN DE GOMELDON.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said John, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 12 October, 36 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Hungerford, 1 November, 36 Edward III.
Estbury. 24a. arable, 1/2a. meadow, pasture for 40 sheep, and 2s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee; and a messuage and 2 1/2a. arable, held of the prior of Poughele by service of 2s. yearly.
He died 10 years and more ago, as the jurors reckon, but the day and year they know not. Agnes de Gomeldon, aged 40 years and more and married to William atte Dauwe, and Joan, aged 36 years and more and married to John atte Mulle, his sisters, are his heirs.
Since the said John’s death the king has been in possession of the premises by his escheators, the heirs not having sued their right.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (27.)
339. JOHN SON OF ROBERT LE HULIERE.
Writ, 16 July, 36 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedeford, Saturday after St. James, 36 Edward III.
Turveye. A messuage, 8a. arable, 1a. pasture, 1/2a. meadow and 1/2a. wood, held of the king in chief by service of 5s. yearly.
He died on Tuesday after Whitsunday, 23 Edward III. Margery his daughter, aged 22 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 170. (28.)

Footnotes

  • 1. This is the first occurrence noted of this clause, which later became part of the common form of the inquisition post mortem.
  • 2. In the Exchequer inquisition this holding is described as 10s. yearly rent held by service of a fourth part of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
  • 3. Supplied from the Exchequer inquisition.