Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 174

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 174

420. MARGARET DAUGHTER OF JOHN SENCHE.
Writ, 20 June, 36 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. (indented) taken at Derby, Wednesday after the close of Easter, 37 Edward III.
Boyleston. A moiety of the manor (extent given), and a mediety of the advowson of the church alternately with Walter Rydwar, held of John duke of Lancaster and Blanche his wife by knight’s service, as of the honor of Tuttebury, service not known.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Monday after Michaelmas, 35 Edward III. Roger son of Roger de Sapurton, aged 15 years, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (1.)
421. JOHN DE SEYNT GEORGE.
Writ, 12 June, 36 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Underdon, 15 July, 36 Edward III.
Eudon Seynt George. A messuage, a carucate of land, 2a. meadow and a water-mill.
Nien Savage. A messuage, a carucate of land and 3a. land, a dovecot and 20s. rent.
Stepple. A messuage, 2 carucates of land, a dovecot, 2a. meadow and 17s. rent.
All held of the earl of March by homage and fealty and by service of doing suit to the court of Wyggemor every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday after St. Martin last. Robert his son, aged 12 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (2.)
422. JOHN DE SANCTO PAULO, archbishop of Dublin.
Writ, 20 October, 36 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Westminster, 25 October, 36 Edward III.
London. A messuage with garden and 7 shops by St. Clement’s church without the gate of the New Temple, with the easements of the chapel of St. Thomas annexed thereto, held for life by demise of John bishop of Exeter, with remainder to the bishop and his successors, as appears by a charter made with the king’s licence. The premises are held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of the bishopric of Exeter, but for what part thereof the jurors know not.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 4 September last, as the jurors understand. Heirs not known.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (3.)
423. JOHN DE SHIRBOURNE.
Writ, 8 September, 36 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Pembroke, Friday the feast of SS. Simon and Jude, 36 Edward III.
[PEMBROKE]. Coitrath. 30a. land, held of John Hastynges, son and heir of Laurence Hastynges late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of 4d. yearly.
Pembroke. 3 burgages, held of the same by service of 3s. yearly.
(Unspecified.) Half a knight’s fee, held of Sir Edward le Spenser.
Scorlegston. (A tenement unspecified) worth 4 marks, held of the same Edward.
He died on 29 April last. Alice his daughter, aged 10 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (4.)
424. THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF THOMAS DE SYNDLESHAM, or SYNDELESHAM.
Writ, 17 March, 36 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Guldeford, 11 May, 36 Edward III.
Padyngdon in Abbyngeworth. The manor, held of the inheritance of the earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering yearly to the earl a pair of gilt spurs or 12d. at Michaelmas, which the escheator now renders at Michaelmas by reason of the minority of the earl.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 20 August last, 35 Edward III. One Robert de Lenham, aged 20 years, is his kinsman and heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (5.)
425. GEOFFREY STOWELL.
Writ, 16 March, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Langele by Aleweston, 5 May, 36 Edward III.
Frompton Cotel. A messuage with garden, a dovecot, a carucate of land, 5a. meadow, a several pasture and 40s. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday after St. Leonard last. Matthew de Stowell his son, aged 22 years, is his heir.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Geoffrey, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. Wyndesore, 1 January, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Frompton Cotel, Monday after the Purification, 37 Edward III.
Frompton Cotel. Tenements as above, held of the king in chief by knight’s service of the right and inheritance of Juliana late his wife.
Date of death as above. Matthew de Stowell son of the said Geoffrey and Juliana, of full age at the time of his father’s death, is heir of Juliana.
The escheator has been in possession since Geoffrey’s death and has received the profits to the king’s use, because the premises are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Similar writ with regard to Juliana late the wife of the said Geoffrey. Wyndesore, 1 January, 36 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Frompton Cotel, Monday after the Purification, 37 Edward III.
Frompton Cotel. Tenements as above, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
She died on Monday after St. Leonard, 35 Edward III. Heir as last above, of full age.
Possession since her death as above.
Writ after the death of Geoffrey Stowell, 16 March, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 5 July, 36 Edward III.
Norygg by Upton Skydemour. A moiety of the manor, held of Peter Skydemour by knight’s service, quantity of the fee unknown.
He held no other lands &c. in the county in his demesne as of fee.
Date of death as above. Matthew his son is his heir; age not known, because he was born and dwells outside the county.
Writ, 16 March, 36 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, Monday before Easter, 36 Edward III.
Stratton. Two parts of the hamlet (extent given), held of the bishop of Bath by knight’s service. The extent mentions 20d. of churs’ payable at Martinmas.
Stowell. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the abbot of Glastonbury by knight’s service.
Cotheleston. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the bishop of Winchester by knight’s service.
Beggebury. A messuage, 120a. land, 12a. meadow and 4 1/2a. pasture, held of the bishop of Bath by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 13 December last. Heir as above; age not known, because after he was born in the county he dwelt outside the escheator’s bailiwick, so that the jury cannot have sight of his body at present.
Writ, (fn. 1) 4 February, 36 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 5 July, 36 Edward III.
A copy of the Wiltshire inquisition above.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (6.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (21.) (Wilts.)
426. JOHN SOUTHOURE, SOUTHOVERE, or SOUTHORNE.
Writ after the death of the said John, who held for life of the inheritance of [the heir of] John de Inkepenne, a minor in the king’s wardship. 4 February, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 9 April, 36 Edward III.
Burghton, Michelton, Nether Wollop, Lokerle and Okie. A messuage and 100a. arable, held in fee tail of the prior of Portesmouth by service of 5s., fealty and suit of court twice a year, of the inheritance of John son of John de Inkepenne, a minor in the king’s wardship. There are also 6a. meadow, pasture worth 20d. yearly after the carrying of the hay, pasture in common for 2 horses, 6 oxen and 200 sheep, and free tenants rendering 8s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county of the said inheritance.
He died on Thursday after St. Matthew last. Heir not known; but the premises ought to revert to John son and heir of John de Inkepenne, aged 3 years and more, and his heirs, by virtue of a fine levied in 29 Edward III between John Southovere and Diamanda his wife, querents, and John de Inkepenne, deforciant, whereby John Southovere and Diamanda recognized the premises to be the right of John de Inkepenne, who in return granted them to John and Diamanda and the heirs of their bodies, with reversion to himself and his heirs. John Southovere and Diamanda are dead without heir of their bodies, so that the premises ought to revert to the aforesaid John son of John de Inkepenne.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 20. (10.)
427. JOHN SON OF WILLIAM STRA of North Gevendall.
Writ, 4 May, 36 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, Monday after St. Hilary, 36 Edward III.
North Gyveldale. A messuage and 3 bovates of poor land lying fallow and waste, held of the king in chief by homage and fealty and by service of a fifteenth part of a serjeanty, the whole of which is held of the king in chief by service of finding a crossbowman at his own costs in the king’s castle of York for forty days if there is war in the county; and a croft and 2 bovates of land, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 2s. 6d. yearly at York castle.
Lutton. A messuage and a bovate of land, held of Thomas de Foxoles by service of 1 1/2d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county or elsewhere.
He died on Thursday before the Epiphany, 35 Edward III, to wit, on 30 December. Isabel Stra and Joan Stra, his sisters, aged 22 years and more and 20 years and more respectively, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (8.)
428. CECILY SCOT.
Writ, 3 November, 36 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Ixeworth, 7 November, 36 Edward III.
Fakenham Magna and Sapeston. A messuage and 48a. land, held for life by gift of Reynold Keneman and Roger Holdelond, with remainder in fee to John Baudry of Knatishale, with the king’s licence. The premises are held of the king in chief by service of rendering at Norwich castle every 20 weeks 3d. for ward of the same castle. Each acre is only worth 2d. because the land is bad and very sandy.
She died on Monday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 35 Edward III. John son of the aforesaid John Baudry, aged 40 years and more, is her heir of the premises.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (9.)
429. PETER DE SANCTA CRUCE, and ROBERT DE SANCTA CRUCE his son and heir.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands which came into the king’s hand by the death of the former and of the latter, who died a minor, and as to the dates of their deaths and the name of the latter’s heir, and who has been in possession of the lands &c. since the death of the former. 26 June, 36 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford, Saturday after St. James, 36 Edward III.
Caynho and Clouphull. A third part of the manor (extent given).
Amphull and Milebrouk. A messuage, 120a. arable, 60a. wood and 24s. rent.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Peter died on Monday after St. Gregory, 23 Edward III; and Robert died in the king’s wardship on Monday after Ascension day in the same year. Thomas de Sancta Cruce, aged 21 years and more, is son and heir of Robert.
Roger de Bello Campo, knight, has been in possession of the premises by the king’s grant the whole time aforesaid.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (10.)
430. WILLIAM DE STAPILTON.
Writ, 8 May, 36 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Penreth, Tuesday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 36 Edward III.
Edenhale. King Henry, the king’s progenitor, gave the manor of Edenhale to Peter de Brus and his heirs in fee, to hold of the king by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee for all service. Afterwards by hereditary descent Robert de Brus held it of king Henry, the king’s greatgrandfather. Afterwards Adam Turpe acquired it in fee with the king’s licence from Robert Brus, and Robert de Turpe, Adam’s son and heir, held it of the king and his heirs by the above service. After his death Juliana and Joan were his daughters and heirs, and Juliana was married to William de Stapleton, now deceased, and died before him, so that the said William at the time of his death held a moiety of the manor by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of his late wife, of the king in chief by homage and service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee for all service. Although the ancestors of Juliana held the moiety by the above service, the foresters in the king’s forest of Ingelwod take yearly from it for their puture 34s. 8d. and 3qrs. 6bus. of oats rendered in daily and monthly instalments (quolibet die et mense anni secundum porcionem redditus illius), and the king’s bailiffs take for their puture 4s. 4d. rendered yearly, and they claim these putures as fixed services which pertained to them to be taken from the said half manor when the ancestors of Juliana were enfeoffed thereof. (The extent of the moiety is given.)
Hobardby. 2 1/2a. land, held of the king in chief by fealty and by service of rendering 2s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff and doing suit of court once (?) a year.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 6 May last. William de Stapilton his son, aged 26 years and more, is his heir.
The jury also say that a messuage and 12a. land, which were parcel of the moiety of the manor of Edenhale, are in the king’s hand and in the custody of the escheator because Adam de Turpe, who held them of the king in chief, gave them in fee to Agnes his daughter without the king’s licence. After the death of Agnes they ought to remain to the aforesaid William son and heir of Juliana, as the jurors understand.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (11.)
431. JOHN DE SANCTO MAURO, or SEYMOR, knight.
Writ, 8 February, 36 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Wendlingburgh, Wednesday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 36 Edward III.
Herdwyk. The manor, 2 carucates of land in demesne, each containing 120a., 4l. rents of free tenants and tenants at will, and 20a. wood, held for life jointly with Agnes his wife, who survives. The premises are held of the countess of Pembroke, as of the fee of Grymbaude, by knight’s service.
Graffton. 100s. rents of free tenants by charter, held for life jointly as above. They are held of the king by service of providing a brachet yearly, and of Simon Symeon by knight’s service.
Tichmersch. 24s. rents of free tenants, held in his demesne as of fee, of the heir of [John] (fn. 2) Lovell, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Thursday after St. Matthew last. Thomas Seymor his brother, aged 23 years on Friday before Christmas last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (11.) (fn. 3)
432. JOHN DE SANCTO JOHANNE.
Writ, 26 October, 36 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Clymton, 3 November, 36 Edward III.
Clymton. The manor (extent given), held of John le Mown by knight’s service.
He died on 3 August last. John, son of John de Sancto Johanne deceased (fn. 4) and Katharine his wife, sister and one of the heirs of Thomas de Langeley, aged 8 years and more, is his heir, and is in the king’s wardship by reason of the office of keeper (custodia) of the forest of Wicchewode, which descended to him by inheritance after the death of Thomas aforesaid, his grandfather (sic), the said office being held of the king in chief.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (13.)
433. ELIZABETH LATE THE WIFE OF EDMUND DE SANCTO JOHANNE.
Writ, 16 October, 36 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Arundell, 15 November, 36 Edward III.
Walberton. The manor (extent given), held for life by way of dower after the death of Edmund her husband, of the inheritance of Isabel sister and now heir of the said Edmund, married to Luke de Poynynges. The manor is held of Edward prince of Wales by service of one knight’s fee, as of the fees sometime of Robert de Monte Alto.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 14 September last. The manor now belongs to the aforesaid Isabel by right of inheritance. The heir or heirs of the blood of Elizabeth are not known at present.
Writ, 12 October, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Basyngstok, 24 October, 36 Edward III.
Bromlee. The manor, in the hands of tenants rendering 17l. 9s. 8d. yearly, held for life of the king in chief by service of a third part of a knight’s fee, as parcel of the manor of Basyng, of the inheritance of Isabel de Sancto Johanne who survives, sister and heir of the said Edmund, aged 30 years and more. The extent includes 6s. 8d. for pannage and views of frankpledge at Martinmas and ‘le Hockeday.’
Abboteston. The manor (extent given), held for life, as of the above inheritance, of the abbot of Hyde by service of one knight’s fee. The extent includes a water-mill with fishery of a mill-pond.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 15 September last. Richard her son, aged 6 years and more, is her heir; but the reversion of the manors of Bromele and Abboteston belongs to Isabel de Sancto Johanne and her heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (14.)
434. WILLIAM DE STREDLEYE, knight.
Writ, 22 May, 36 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. taken at Derby, 11 August, 36 Edward III.
[Brough.] The water-mill called molendinum de Burgo, held of the king in chief by service of providing a man carrying a heroner falcon in the king’s presence every year in the season, when he shall be warned on the king’s behalf, receiving for the said service 2 gowns yearly.
Repyndon. 8l. rent of free tenants, held of the earl of Lancaster by knight’s service.
Athelastre. A messuage and garden, 6 bovates of land and 2a. meadow, held of John Tuchet, knight, by service of 12d. yearly, except one bovate which is held of the abbot of Derley by service of 18d.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday before Palm Sunday last. Philip his son, aged 13 years on the feast of St. Laurence last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (15.)
435. WARIN SON OF WILLIAM DE SCARGILL.
Writ, 14 July, 36 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Wakefeld, Monday before St. Laurence, 36 Edward III.
Osset. A messuage and a carucate of land called ‘Southwod’ in the hands of tenants at will rendering 66s. 8d. yearly, held of the king in chief, as parcel of the manor of Wakefeld, by knight’s service, but for what portion of a fee the jurors know not.
Lupesheved. A messuage and a carucate of land in the hands of tenants at will rendering 66s. 8d. yearly, held of Edmund of Langele by fealty.
Wakefeld. 66s. 8d. rent of free tenants and tenants at will, held of Edmund of Langele by fealty; and 2 plots of land and meadow called ‘Wilbright’ and ‘Desford,’ held of the same by fealty and the service of rendering 23s. 10 1/2d. yearly, in the hands of tenants at will rendering 32s. 8d. yearly beyond the aforesaid service.
Birkyn. A messuage and 40a. land and meadow called ‘Briddecroft’ in the hands of tenants at will rendering 40s. yearly, held of John de Everyngham, knight, by fealty.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 13 September, 23 Edward III, in the pestilence. William his son, aged 9 1/2 years at the time of his death and not married, is his heir.
Philippa queen of England was in possession of the premises in Southewod and Lupesheved from the time of the death of Warin until 1 February, 35 Edward III. William de Scargill, father of Warin, was in possession of all the other premises from the time of the death of Warin for three years, and after that Robert Bertram, baron of Bothal, was in possession for the next two years, and after that Roger de Cobuldyk for the next six and a half years. Since 1 February, 35 Edward III, William son of Warin has been in possession of all the premises.
John de Scargill held at the time of his death tenements in Clayton of Henry late duke of Lancaster, as of the honor of Pontefract, by fealty. They are in the hands of tenants at will rendering 13s. 4d. yearly. He also held tenements in Bernesley, also in the hands of tenants at will rendering 13s. 4d. yearly, of the same duke by fealty. He held no other lands &c. in the county. He died about 2 years ago, day of death not known. After his death William son of Warin de Scargill, his heir, took possession of his lands &c. and is still in possession. He is now 22 years and 20 weeks old, as the jurors understand.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (16.)
436. JOHN TODEWORTH.
Writ after the death of the said John, who held for life of the inheritance of John de Inkepenne deceased, a minor in the king’s wardship. 4 February, 36 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Andevere, 9 April, 36 Edward III.
Galerugg. A messuage and 120a. arable, held of the prioress of Ambresbury by service of 30s. yearly, suit of court and fealty, and of the prior of Portesmouth by service of 7s. yearly. There are 2 gardens, a dovecot, a water-mill, 5a. meadow, a croft called ‘Spitelcroft,’ pasture for 200 sheep, and a free tenant rendering 18d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday after SS. Simon and Jude last. John son of John de Inkepenne, deceased, the brother of Katharine Todeworth, deceased, the mother of the said John Todeworth, aged 3 years and more, is the said John Todeworth’s heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (17.)
437. HENRY TRIPPELOWE.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Henry, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 30 April, 36 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Neweport, Thursday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 36 Edward III.
Elmedon. A manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on the feast of St. Margaret, 3 Edward III. Robert Marioun his kinsman, aged 38 years and more, is his heir.
Thomas Phelipp of Baldok, who is dead, had possession of the manor for twelve years after his death; John de Benyton, who is dead, had possession for twenty years; and Isabel the wife of the said John de Benyton, who survives, has been in possession for one year and is still in possession. The jurors do not know by what title the said Thomas, John and Isabel received the issues and profits.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (18.)
438. THOMAS TALBOT, clerk.
Writ, 16 November, 36 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Bampton, 21 December, 36 Edward III.
Bampton. The manor (extent given), held for life of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee, jointly with John de Carreu and John Laundels, both deceased, by demise of Richard Talbot, knight, deceased, of the inheritance of Gilbert Talbot, son and heir of the said Richard, who survives. The extent includes a rent of cocks and hens called ‘churshet’ at Martinmas, a rent of 40s. called ‘candelmasseyeve’ at the Purification, a rent of 5s. called ‘hertpeny’ at Whitsuntide, views of frankpledge at ‘Hockeday’ and Michaelmas, and pleas and perquisites of hundred, halmote, toll and market. The reversion belongs to Gilbert Talbot aforesaid and his heirs. Gilbert is 28 years of age and more.
Thomas died on 14 October last. The said Gilbert Talbot, son and heir of Richard the son and heir of Gilbert Talbot his brother, is his heir and of full age.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (19.)
439. RICHARD DE TREWENT.
Writ after the death of the said Richard, who has died a minor in the king’s wardship. 16 July, 36 Edward III.
PEMBROKE. Inq. taken at Pembroke, 12 September, 36 Edward III.
Torre. A carucate of land, held of John Hastynges, son and heir of Laurence Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the said county or in the march of Wales adjacent thereto.
He died on Thursday after St. Nicholas last. Margaret his sister, aged 22 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (20.)
440. HENRY TONER, or TONORE.
Writ, 10 October, 36 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Shefton, 22 October, 36 Edward III.
Tonerespudele. A messuage, a garden in which the apple trees have been blown down by the wind, a water-mill, a fulling-mill, 80a. arable, 12a. hilly meadow, several from the Purification till the hay is carried and common after the hay, pasture in common containing 80a., 40a. wood in which there is no pasture on account of thorns, 26s. 8d. rents, and pleas &c. of court worth 3s. 4d. yearly, held of the heir of Robert Latemer, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Ermineswelle. 100a. uncultivated land not sown for the last 15 years, 8a. meadow lying low in a marsh, several as above, 8a. wood, and 10s. rent of 5 cottages, held of the same heir by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Cecily his wife survives.
He died on 12 November last. Nicholas his son, aged a quarter of a year and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (21.)
441. HENRY TYEYS.
Writ, 20 October, 36 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Schyrebourne, 15 January, 36 Edward III.
The deceased is described as a knight.
Schyrebourne. The manor, held of Edward prince of Wales in socage of the honor of St. Valéry by service of a bow (arcus auburnen) without a cord and three arrows without feathers, or 12d.
He died on 1 August, 35 Edward III. Warin, son and heir of Gerard de Insula his brother, aged 24 years and more, is his heir.
BERKS. Inq. made at Lambourne, 11 January, 36 Edward III.
The deceased is described as a knight.
Bokhampton. The manor, held of the bishop of London by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (22.)
442. (fn. 5) WILLIAM TRUMWYN, or TROMEWYNE, of Kannok, Kanc, or Camok.
Writ, 6 February, 36 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Pencrich, 15 March, 36 Edward III.
[Kannok.] A messuage and dovecot, a virgate of land, a bailiwick called ‘Chistelyn,’ and another called ‘le Heyekanc,’ held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty; a carucate of land, held of the bishop of Chester by fealty and suit of court every three weeks; a water-mill and a meadow called ‘Hargrymesmedwe,’ tenure not stated; and 13s. 2d. rent of free tenants, held of the same bishop.
Weston. 60s. rent, held of the earl of Arundel.
Neuton. 40s. rent, held of the same earl, service not known.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday the feast of St. Edmund the Confessor last. William his son, aged 18 weeks and more, is his heir.
Writ, 2 February, 36 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Pencrych, 15 March, 36 Edward III.
Finding as above, except that Chistelyn is called a hay, not a bailiwick, and the rent in Cannock is omitted.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (23.)
443. (fn. 5) ROGER TRUMWYN of Camok or Cannok.
Writ, 6 February, 36 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Pengrich, Thursday in the first week of Lent, 36 Edward III.
(Unspecified.) A plot of land called ‘le Mos’ and ‘Hustoden.’
Hednesford. Another plot called ‘le Plash.’
Both held of William son and heir of William Trumwyn, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of 13s. 4d. yearly and a greyhound’s collar (unius colerii lepor’).
(Unspecified.) A messuage, held of John de Peyto, knight, lord of Wirleye, by service of 1d. yearly.
Cannokbury. A messuage, a carucate of land, 30a. pasture and 10a. meadow, held of the bishop of Chester, service not known. (fn. 6)
Hednesford. A messuage, a carucate of land, 20a. pasture and 6a. meadow, held of the bishop of Chester by service of 5s. yearly.
Sondon. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of John de Hardeshull, service not known.
He died on Sunday after St. Andrew last. Katharine his sister, late the wife of John Musard, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (24.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 21. (13.)
444. RICHARD DE TURBERVILL, knight.
Writ, 30 January, 36 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Byre, 6 February, 35 (sic) Edward III.
Byre. The manor (extent given), with the hundred, held of the heir of the earl of Hereford, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a fourteenth part of a knight’s fee. The extent includes 7a. meadow lying in common with the abbess of Tarente. The manor is charged to John Turbervill, Thomas de Brydeport and Robert Brydeport in a yearly rent of 50l. for eight years by deed of the deceased made on Thursday after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 35 Edward III, for their security, they being manucaptors of the said Richard for 300l. in the Exchequer in respect of his arrears on his final account as sheriff in Dorset and Somerset.
A messuage, 80a. arable, 2a. meadow, and 100s. 3d. rent, held of the same heir by service abovesaid jointly with Eleanor his wife, who survives, by gift of Katharine de Boys, with remainder after their death to his right heirs.
Wynterbourn Vif Assh. The manor, held jointly with the same Eleanor, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, of the lord Fitz Wauter, by gift of Thomas Noreys and John de Weston.
Combe by Stormynstre Marchall. A messuage, 60a. arable, 4a. meadow, 40a. heath and 40s. rent, held jointly by him and the same Eleanor and his heirs of the heir of the earl of Hereford by knight’s service, by gift of John Turbervill and Clement Durneford.
Sturmynstre Marchall, Lychet Mynstre and Hamme by Pole. 16s. yearly rent, held jointly by him and the same Eleanor and his heirs of the heir aforesaid by knight’s service, by gift of the same John and Clement.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday before St. Nicholas last. Robert his son, aged 6 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 174. (25.)

Footnotes

  • 1. In this writ the deceased is called Geoffrey de Stauwell, knight, and in consequence this writ and inquisition have hitherto been kept apart as though referring to a different man.
  • 2. Supplied from the Exchequer inquisition.
  • 3. The Exchequer inquisition omits the holdings in Herdwyk and Graffton, gives 24 February as the day of death, and gives the heir’s age as 33 years and more.
  • 4. Possibly the words “the son of Nicholas de Sancto Johanne” should be inserted here. Cf. No. 112 above.
  • 5. Numbers 442 and 443 were formerly filed together.
  • 6. By service of 2s. yearly according to the Exchequer inquisition.