Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 208

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M. C. B. Dawes. J. B. W. Chapman, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 208', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 12, Edward III, (London, 1938) pp. 314-333. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol12/pp314-333 [accessed 22 May 2024].

M. C. B. Dawes. J. B. W. Chapman. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 208", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 12, Edward III, (London, 1938) 314-333. British History Online, accessed May 22, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol12/pp314-333.

Dawes, M. C. B.. Chapman, J. B. W.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 208", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 12, Edward III, (London, 1938). 314-333. British History Online. Web. 22 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol12/pp314-333.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 208

328. JOHN CUTHBERT, or CUTHBERD. or CUTHBERTH, of Burgham.
Writ, 6 May, 43 Edward III.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Appelby. Thursday the eve of St. Bartholomew, 43 Edward III.
Burgham. A third part of the manor, with 44a. land and meadow, held of Sir Roger de Clyfford, lord of Westmorland, by the services of rendering yearly 3s. for cornage, 2s. in money and 3 quarters 3 bushels of oats for puture of the foresters of the said Roger, and 10d. for puture of the king’s bailiffs. The third part is worth 6s. 8d. yearly beyond the said services.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 23 Edward III. John de Tyndale, aged 60 years and more, and Adam son of John de Farnysyde, aged 27 years and more, are his heirs.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said John, whether the heir is married, and who has been in possession of the said lands since John’s death. 10 November, 43 Edward III.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken at Appelby, Saturday after St. Andrew, 43 Edward III.
Burgham. A third part of the manor, held as above, except that the foresters are described as the said Roger’s foresters of Whynnefell.
He died on Friday after St. Nicholas, 23 Edward III. Heirs as above, of whom John de Tyndale was married to Alice daughter of Richard del Felle long before John Cuthbert’s death, and Adam son of John de Farnyside is not yet married.
The escheators for the time being have received the value of the said third part for the king’s use since John’s death.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (1.)
329. THOMAS DE CORNWAILL, or CORNEWAYLE.
Writ, 12 May, 43 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Ledred, 10 June, 43 Edward III. (Fifteen jurors.)
Mikelham. 8a. land, with a bondman called John Spraye with all his offspring, held of the king in chief, as of his castle of Rochester, by knight’s service and service of carrying the king’s saddle (seldam) from Mikelham to Rochester Castle in his turn (per turnum suum) when it falls due.
(Unspecified.) 50a. arable, held of the master of Merton Hall, Oxford, by fealty and service of rendering 2s. at Michaelmas, as the jurors understand.
He died on 6 August, 36 Edward III and was then aged 16 years. William Cornewayle, his father, died seised of all the premises two years before him, so that he ought to have been in the king’s wardship during the two years previous to his death. John Cornewayle of London, who lived by Fannechirche, and John Lambe were in possession of all the premises from the death of William the father during the life of Thomas, and took the profits. From the time of Thomas’ death until the feast of St. Andrew, 42 Edward III, Roger de Aperdele was in possession and took the profits without any title but of his own will. On the said feast of St. Andrew one William Cousyn entered on the 50a. held of the master of Merton Hall, and has been in possession ever since as William’s heir to the said land. Alice Pase, kinswoman of Thomas, is his heir to the lands &c. held of the king in chief, and is 50 years of age and more.
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. 12 July, 43 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Leddred, 7 December, 43 Edward III.
Mikelham. Land and bondman as above, held of the manor of Mikelham by knight’s service, the manor being held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as of his castle of Rochester.
(Unspecified.) 50a. arable, held of the master of Merton Hall, Oxford, as above.
Date of death and age as above. William Cornewaill, his father, died seised of the premises as by the courtesy of England after the death of Alice his wife, mother of Thomas, whose heir he was, two years before Thomas, so that Thomas ought to have been in the king’s wardship during the said two years previous to his death, because the manor of Mikelham was then in the king’s hand by reason of a felony committed by John, younger son of Roger de Apperdele, who was seised of it at the time of the felony, until the king granted it to Simon de Bradsted for life, and afterwards by letters patent to William, now bishop of Winchester, in fee. John Cornewaill of London, who lived at Vancherche, and Richard (sic) Lamb were in possession of all the premises from the death of William the father during the life of Thomas, and received the issues; and afterwards Roger de Apperdele was in possession, as above. William Cosyn, aged 50 years and more, is kinsman and heir of Thomas (to wit, son of Beatrice the sister of Rose the mother of Alice, mother of the said Thomas), who died without heir of himself.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (2.)
330. CECILY LATE THE WIFE OF GEOFFREY DE CORNEWAILL, or CORNUBIA, knight.
Writ, 14 August, 43 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Boreford, 24 August, 43 Edward III.
Boreford. 12l. 5d. yearly rents of free tenants in the manor, held in dower of the inheritance of the said Geoffrey.
Leyntwardyn in the adjacent march of Wales. 40s. yearly rents of free tenants in the town, held in like manner (fn. 1) by endowment of Ingelram de Cousy, earl of Bedford, in recompense of her dower of the manor of Stepelton and other manors of the inheritance aforesaid.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 26 July last. Brian, son of the said Geoffrey and Cecily, aged 14 years, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 30. (17.)
WORCESTER. Inq. taken at Worcester, 18 August, 43 Edward III.
Homme Castel. A third part of a moiety of the manor, held in dower of the inheritance of the said Geoffrey by endowment of Ingelram lord de Coucy, earl of Bedford. She held it of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir as above.
E. Inq. P.M. File 30. (17.)
331. GEOFFREY DE CORNEWAILL, knight.
Writ of certiorari super feodis &c., 10 February, 43 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Boreford, 18 April, 43 Edward III.
Remesleye. One knight’s fee held by Roger le Power.
Weston. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the earl of Lincoln.
Mulston. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by Matthew Redman and Robert Partrich.
Greote. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by Richard de Estham and Richard Scot.
Asshford Carbonel and Overton. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by Richard de Estham and Walter de Hompton.
Kynggesheinde. A third part of a knight’s fee held by Ralph Lyngeyn.
Stoke by Greote. A third part of a knight’s fee held by Robert Aleyn.
Stanage. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Peter de Cornewaill.
Kyngesheinde. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Walter de Cokeseye, knight.
Hull. A tenth part of a knight’s fee held by William de la Hulle.
Boreford. The advowson of two-thirds of the church. The church is worth 20 marks a year, but the advowson of two-thirds is worth nothing a year.
He held no more knights’ fees or advowsons in the county.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (4.)
332. LIONEL, DUKE OF CLARENCE.
Writ, 1 March, 43 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Tounbrige, Wednesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 43 Edward III. (Stained and illegible in places. The words in square brackets are supplied from the Exchequer copy.)
West Pekham. A moiety of the manor, held by the courtesy of England in right of Elizabeth his wife, deceased, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Swanton in Mereworth. A toft and 100a. land, held, as above, of the archbishop of Canterbury by knight’s service.
Suthfrithe in Tounbrige. 9l. 19s. 11d. rents from divers tenants of new assarts of a wood so called, held in right of his said wife of the archbishop of Canterbury. [The agistment] of the wood is worth 40s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 17 [October], 42 Edward III. Philippa, daughter of the duke and Elizabeth, is their heir, and will be 14 years of age on 16 [August] next.
Writ, 1 March, 43 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Eston, 12 July, 43 Edward III.
Eston. The manor, held of the king in chief for life by the courtesy of England, as of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 17 October, 42 Edward III. Philippa, daughter of the duke and Elizabeth his wife, aged 13 years on 16 August, 42 Edward III, is the heir of the said Elizabeth.
DORSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Chepyngblaneford, 3 July, 43 Edward III.
Mersshwode. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Cranebourn. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service for life by the courtesy of England, as of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife.
Tarente Goundevyle, Pymperne, and Stupel. The manors, similarly held.
Warham. The borough, similarly held.
Wyke and Portlond. The manors, similarly held.
Waymouth. The borough, similarly held.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 1 March, 40 (sic) Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Neuport Paynel, Friday after St. Peter’s Chains, 43 Edward III.
Waddon. The manor, held in right of Elizabeth his wife of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Stepul Claydon. The manor, held in the same right of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of half a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Philippa his daughter, countess of le March, is his heir, and will be 14 years of age on 16 August next.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at St. Neots, Wednesday the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, 43 Edward III.
Grantesden. (fn. 2) 8s. rent and a leet.
Wolle. A leet.
Held of the king in chief of the fee of Gloucester, as of the right of Elizabeth his wife.
Date of death and heir as last above.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cambridge, Sunday before St. Peter’s Chains, 43 Edward III.
Bodekesham, Litlyngton, Abyngton, Harlton and Mordon. 14l. 17s. 6 1/2d. rents.
Roiston. A court held every three weeks.
Arnyngton. A leet.
Bodekesham. A leet.
Tadelowe. A leet.
Abyngdon. A leet.
Harlton. A leet.
Toft. A leet.
Lytlyngton. A leet.
Mordon. A leet.
Melriche. A leet.
All held of the king in chief of the fee of Gloucester, as of the right of Elizabeth his wife.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 1 March, 43 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Ayssh, Saturday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Clarette. The manor (extent given), held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his first wife, the reversion belonging to Philippa, daughter of himself and the said Elizabeth. The manor is held of the king in chief, services not known. The extent includes a leet held about Easter.
He held various courts and leets in Essex, to wit, a court at Stanbourne as of the fee of Clare, one at Norton, leets at Stanbourne, Topesfeld, Shaldeford and Haleford Horold, a court at Stanbourne as of the fee of the Marshal, and a leet at Woikeberge.
Date of death and heir as above.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Berdefeld, Thursday the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross. 43 Edward III.
Berdefeld. The manor (extent given), and the advowson of the church of Great Dunmowe, held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his first wife, the reversion belonging to Philippa, daughter of the duke and Elizabeth. The manor is held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester, by what services the jurors know not. The extent includes a park, a meadow of 7 1/2a. enclosed within the park, wont to be reaped for the support of the deer through the winter, a market place whence 100s. is to be paid by the borough (de burgo solvend’), and a leet held about Easter.
Date of death and heir as above.
HERTFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Staundon, Wednesday after SS. Philip and James, 43 Edward III.
Staundon. The manor (extent given), held in all respects as the manor of Berdefeld above. The extent includes a park with deer.
Popeshale. A tenement so called, held in form aforesaid of the king in chief, as of the honor of Dover, by service of rendering 10s. yearly for ward of the castle of Dover.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Clare, Friday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Hunden. The manor (extent given), held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his first wife, the reversion belonging to Philippa daughter of the duke and Elizabeth. The manor is held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester. The extent includes a park with deer, and a leet.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Clare, Friday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Wodehall. The manor, in the town of Sudbury, held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his first wife, with reversion to Philippa their daughter. The manor is held of the king in [chief], services not known. The extent includes a pasture called ‘Portemanescroft,’ stalls in the market, the farm of the market and of fairs held on St. Bartholomew’s and St. Gregory’s days, and a leet.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Clare, Friday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Clare. The castle with the market and fair, held by the courtesy of England, as above, with reversion as above, of the king in chief, as of the barony of Clare. The market is worth 100s. yearly, and the fair with the court leet and rent 100s.
Erdbury. The manor (extent given), held in all respects as above. The extent includes a leet held about Easter.
Clare. Foreign rents of 48s. 8d. from various tenants of the honor; and a great court belonging to the honor, worth 20 marks yearly.
Mildenhale. 34s. 10d. from the farm of land there.
Dernardiston (sic) and Multon. Leets.
Date of death and heir as above.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Walsyngham, Wednesday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Walsyngham. The manor (extent given), held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his first wife. It is held of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. yearly at the king’s castle of Norwich for ‘waytefee.’ The extent includes a fishery, a custom called ‘bosage,’ a custom called ‘wrongheryngsilver,’ a leet held about the feast of St. Gregory, a part of a leet held about Michaelmas, a fair held on the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, and a market.
Brecham. The manor (extent given), held in form aforesaid of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Clare, by what services the jurors know not.
Stokesby, Owelton and other towns. Rents of 6l. 6s. 8d., held in form aforesaid.
Bale, Gunthorpe and Sharyngton. Leets held about the Invention of the Holy Cross.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 1 March, 43 Edward III.
IRELAND. Inq. taken at Dublin, Friday after the Assumption, 43 Edward III.
Ulster. The earldom, held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England in right of Elizabeth his late wife, daughter and heir of William de Burgo, late earl of Ulster, by service of three knights’ fees when scutage runs. He held therein the following manors, to wit, Coulrath, Drumtarsy, Athirmoy, Cregh and Maghrys of Logh …, Antrum, Cragfergus, Ford, Magylmourne, Lesleynan, Latheryn, Drumal, Invyr, Neweton, Drumour, Halywode, Dundoynald, and Balydogan with the rents of the burgage quarter (burgagerie) of the town of the borough of Down; as well as Grencastell and Le Rath which are totally devastated by the Irish, the king’s enemies, and occupied by them. The issues and profits of the royal liberty of Ulster, which the duke held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, as above, are worth 20l. yearly.
Kilkenny. [A third] part of the lordship, with a third part of the royal liberty there, held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, as above, by service of a sixth part of 100 knights’ fees when scutage runs.
Tipperary. The manors of Lysrothenach, Tyraghglasse, Typeraght and Mustricurk, held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, as above, by service of 17 1/2 knights’ fees and a third part of a fee when scutage runs.
Limerick. The manors of Dyserlauran and Esclon, held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, as above, by service of two knights’ fees. They are now worth nothing because devastated and occupied by Richard de Burgo and other rebels, the king’s enemies.
Connaught. The manors of Loghregh, Tobbryd, Tyloghoban, Loghmesk, Slygagh, Galuy and Portdempne, held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, as above, by service of 20 knights’ fees when scutage runs. They were worth 200l. in the duke’s time, when he was in Ireland, but now they are worth nothing because they are occupied by Edmund de Burgo, knight, and many others of the king’s rebels, both English and Irish, nor has any of the king’s ministers dared to go there and execute his office.
Meath. The manor of Rathtouth, held of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, earl of March, by the courtesy of England, as above, by service of four knights’ fees when scutage runs.
[Louth.] The manor of Carlyngford, held of the king in chief, as above, by service of one knight’s fee.
He died on 16 October last. Heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (5.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 147. (1.) (Kent.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 149. (7, 8 and 9.) (Cambridge, Huntingdon and Buckingham.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (12.) (Norfolk.)
GLOUCESTER, HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES ADJACENT. Inq. taken at Lydeneye, 16 July, 43 Edward III.
Brymmesfeld. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of barony. The extent includes a park with deer, a custom of 4d. for every time that a cart is attached for taking it across the lord’s land, and a court held every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c. in the county of Gloucester, but he held the following tenements in the march of Wales by the courtesy of England, after the death of Elizabeth his wife, of the king in chief by service of barony, to wit:—
Usk. The castle and town (extent given, including a fulling-mill, a fishery in the river Usk with two weirs, a custom called prisage of ale, a market every Monday, two fairs yearly on St. Luke’s day and the Monday after Holy Trinity, and a foreign court and an inner (intrinsecum) hundred court, each held monthly).
New Grange. The manor so called (extent given, including woods called ‘Coytkynor,’ ‘Whelok’ and ‘Pelthemybres’).
Kayrlyon. The castle and town (extent given, including a park with deer, a wood called ‘Wescoyt,’ a fishery in the river Usk, a fullingmill, a custom called prisage of ale, a market every Thursday, two fairs yearly on All Saints’ day and the Tuesday after Holy Trinity, and a foreign court and a hundred court, each held monthly).
Panteek. The lordship so called, consisting of 100s. rents of assise and 2 watermills.
Edlegan. The lordship so called, consisting of 15l. rents of assise and a monthly court.
Lyssewyry. The manor, with the lordship of Lebenyth and a fishery.
Lantressan. The manor (extent given).
Tregrug. The castle (extent given).
Lancombe. The manor.
Woundy. A third part of the manor.
Trynlek. The manor and town (extent given, including a court and a hundred court, each held monthly, a custom called ‘wodespeche,’ and a park with a chace.
Troye, Concarvan and Lydarth. The manor (extent given, including a halmote).
Tynterne Parva. The manor, consisting of 4l. rents of assise and a monthly court.
He died on 17 October last. Heir as above, aged 14 years on 16 August last.
E. Inq. P.M. File 30. (15.)
333. HUGH DE COURTENAY, SON AND HEIR OF THOMAS DE COURTENAY, knight.
Writ of devenerunt, 20 September, 43 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Wyncaulton, 18 October, 43 Edward III.
The following came to the king’s hands by the death of Thomas de Courtenay, knight, and by reason of the minority of Hugh de Courtenay his son and heir, to wit:—
Maperton. The manor, with its members, Clopton and Halton, held for life by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Muriel, formerly his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
South Cadebury. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, of the same inheritance.
Wotton. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Cryket. The manor, held of the earl of Salisbury by knight’s service.
Northome. The hamlet, held of the bishop of Bath by knight’s service.
The three last named were held by the said Thomas in fee tail to himself and the heirs of his body.
Hugh died on 12 August last. Margaret his sister, aged 17 years and more on that date, and John Dynham, son of Muriel his other sister, aged 10 years and more on the same date, are his heirs.
Similar writ, 20 September, 43 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter, 26 September, 43 Edward III.
The said Hugh held the following on the day of his death:—
Kyngescarswille. The manor, with the hundred of Haitorr belonging thereto (extent given), held of the king in chief.
Wrey, Langeford and Wodehouse. 9l. 16s. rent of assise, held of the king in chief.
Dupeford. A mill and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief.
The said rent, mill and advowson are held as parcel of the aforesaid manor; and all the premises are held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Wodehiwish. 12l. rent, held of John de Dyneham, knight, by service of half a knight’s fee.
Pole. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of Warin del Isle by service of one knight’s fee.
Harleston. A carucate of land and 40s. rent, parcel of the manor of Pole, held of the same Warin under the service aforesaid.
Plymptreu. A messuage and a carucate of land, with the advowson of the church, and a mill and 8 marks rent of assise, held of the earl of Devon by service of half a knight’s fee.
Sutton Lucy and Colewill. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of the earl of Devon by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee; and pleas and perquisites of court worth 40d. yearly.
Dounterton. A messuage, 2 carucates of land and 4 marks rent of assise, with the advowson of the church, and a mill and pleas &c. of court, held of the earl of Devon by service of half a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday before the Assumption in the year abovesaid. Margaret his sister, daughter of Thomas de Courtenay, knight, aged 17 1/2 years, and John, son of John de Dyneham, knight, and Muriel his wife, Hugh’s other sister, aged 11 years and more, are his heirs.
(Writ missing.)
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Suthampton, 16 October, 43 Edward III.
Overwallop. The manor came to the king’s hands by the death of Thomas de Courtenay, knight, and is still there by reason of the minority of Hugh his son and heir. It is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Hugh died on 12 August last. Margaret his sister, aged 17 years and more, and John Dynham, son of John Dynham, knight, and Muriel his wife, Hugh’s other sister, aged 10 years and more, are his heirs.
OXFORD. Inq. taken at Oxford, 12 October, 43 Edward III.
Overton. The manor came to the king’s hand as above, and is held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Date of death and heirs as last above.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, 26 November, 43 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter, 21 April, 45 Edward III.
The following knights’ fees and advowsons are in the king’s hand as above:—
Reftercomb. A fourth part of a fee, held by the heirs of Nicholas de Reftercomb.
Mewy and Godemewy. One knight’s fee, held by the heirs of William Mewy.
Fornhulle. One knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John Brok.
Buterford. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Boterforde.
Coleton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas Gouys.
Halghwille. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Guy Brit.
Houkesbeare. Half a knight’s fee, held by James de Chuddelegh.
Southpole. The church.
Donterton. The church.
Dupeford. The church.
Plymptre. The church.
Similar writ, 26 November, 43 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Wyncaulton, 1 April, 45 Edward III.
The following knights’ fees and advowsons are in the king’s hand as above:—
Wondestre, Blakeford and Stathe. One knight’s fee, held by Edmund de Clyvedon, knight, John Beuchamp of Lyllisdon, knight, Matthew de Clevydon (sic), Joan late the wife of Walter Thornyll, John de Acton, and Richard son and heir of Nicholas de Saymour.
Northechyerton. A thirty-second part of a knight’s fee, held by Ralph Russel, knight.
Dounkurton. One knight’s fee, held by John de Pedurton.
Magerston. One knight’s fee, held by William de Servynton.
Compton Pauncefot. Half a knight’s fee, held by Richard Pauncefot; and a thirty-second part of a knight’s fee, held by Edward Berkeley, knight.
Mapurton. The church.
Southecaddebury. The church.
Cryket Malerbe. The church.
Pourparty of Thomas Peverell and Margaret his wife, sister and one of the heirs of Thomas de Courtenay, (fn. 3) of the above knights’ fees and advowsons.
Pourparty of the heir within age.
[See Calendar of Close Rolls, 1369–1374, p. 393.]
C. Edw. III. File 208. (6.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 31. (5.) (Somerset.)
334. ROBERT SON OF WALTER DE COLVILL.
Writ, 28 July, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 6 December, 43 Edward III.
Thorneton Styward. The manor, held in fee tail. Robert de Colvill, lord of Bytham, grandfather of the said Robert, was formerly seised of the manor in his demesne as of fee, and gave it to Alice formerly the wife of Giles de Bassyngburn, knight, to her and her heirs by the said Giles, with remainder in default of such heirs to Walter de Colvill, son of the grantor, in fee tail, and with reversion to the grantor and his heirs. Alice had issue by the said Giles a certain Margaret, who married the aforesaid Walter, son of Robert, and they had issue Robert son of Walter now dead. Margaret and Walter died in the lifetime of Alice, without any other heir of their bodies than the said Robert son of Walter. Afterwards Robert de Colvill, lord of Bytham, died, whereupon the reversion of the manor descended to the said Robert son of Walter as his kinsman and heir, to wit, son of Walter his son. Afterwards Alice died without any other heir of her body by Giles except Margaret aforesaid, and after her death Robert son of Walter aforesaid entered on the manor by virtue of the gift in tail as her kinsman and heir, to wit, son of Margaret her daughter, and died seised thereof without heir of his body on Saturday before St. Margaret last. After his death the manor descended to Ralph Basset of Sapcote and John Gernoun, knights, as his kinsmen and heirs, to wit, the said Geoffrey (sic) as son of Simon son of Elizabeth sister of Edmund father of Robert father of Walter father of the said Robert son of Walter, and John Gernoun as son of Alice also sister of the said Edmund. The manor is held of John duke of Lancaster, as of the honor of Richemund, by knight’s service, and not of the king.
The said Robert son of Walter held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on Saturday before St. Margaret last, as abovesaid. Heirs, Ralph Basset and John Gernoun, each aged 40 years and more.
Writ, 28 July, 43 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Northampton, 24 August, 43 Edward III.
Benyngfeld. The castle and manor, held in fee tail. Master William Bray, late parson of the church of Abyndon, and John de Walgor, chaplain, by a fine levied in the king’s court in the octave of Hilary, 17 Edward III, rendered them to Humphrey de Bassyngburn, knight, for life, with successive remainders to Walter son of Robert Colvill and Margaret daughter of Giles de Bassyngburn and the heirs of their bodies, and to Robert Colvill and his heirs, to hold as follows, to wit, the manor (except a messuage, 100a. land and a moiety of a virgate) of the abbot of Peterborough by knight’s service, and the castle, messuage, 100a. and moiety of a virgate of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Abyndon. The manor, held in fee tail by virtue of a grant thereof made by the same William and John by a fine levied in the king’s court in a month from Michaelmas, 18 Edward III, to the said Humphrey and Alice his wife for their lives, with successive remainders to Alice who was the wife of Giles de Bassyngburn for her life, to Walter son of Robert de Colvill and Margaret daughter of Giles de Bassyngburn and the heirs of their bodies, and to Robert de Colvill and his heirs; to hold of the king by knight’s service. Humphrey and Alice his wife died in the lifetime of the said Alice wife of Giles, Walter, and Margaret. Walter and Margaret had issue Robert son of Walter. Afterwards Walter and Margaret, Robert de Colvill, and Alice wife of Giles died in the lifetime of Robert son of Walter, who died seised of all the premises without heir of his body.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 28 July, 43 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. (indented) taken at Stowe, Monday after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 43 Edward III.
Wykes. The manor, held in all respects as the castle and manor of Benyngfeld above. It is held of John duke of Lancaster, as of the fee of Rychmond, by knight’s service.
Descents, deaths, and heirs as above.
C. Edward III. File 208. (7.)
E. Enrolments &c. cf. Inq. No. 149. (15.) (Cambridge.)
Writ to the escheator in co. Northampton to make a partition of the castle and manor of Benyngfeld and the manor of Abyndon between Ralph Basset and John Gernon. Shene, 16 October, 43 Edward III. (Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1369–1377, p. 47.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (21.)
335. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF REYNOLD DE COBHAM.
Writ, 6 November, 43 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 8 December, 43 Edward III.
Langelegh Burel. The manor, held for her life of the duke of Lancaster by knight’s service by reason of a grant thereof made by Thomas son of Maurice de Berkele, knight, by a fine levied in the king’s court, to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of the body of Reynold.
Legh. A messuage, 2 carucates of land and 40s. rent, held for her life of Thomas de Hoo, service not known.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 2 October last. Reynold de Cobham, son and heir of Reynold aforesaid, aged 21 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 1 November, 43 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Estgrenstede, 18 November, 43 Edward III.
Northeye. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the chapel of the manor, and a wood with soil called ‘Ybroke,’ within the bounds of the Cinque Port of Hastynges, held by grant of Richard [S]melt, citizen and fishmonger of London, and Margery his wife, to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of Reynold. The premises are held of William Echyngham, knight, by service of 20s. yearly and by rendering to the men of the Cinque Port of Hastynges 15s. yearly. The manor is taxable to the men of the town of Hastynges as parcel of the Cinque Ports.
Estgrenstede. 60a. land, similarly held by grant of Walter atte More of Lyngfeld and Denise his wife to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of the former. The premises are held of Thomas de Leukenore, as of his manor of Horsted Kaynes, by fealty and service of 3s. 9d. yearly and 5d. yearly at the court of Marsefeld.
Hertfeld. 2a. land, similarly held of Roger Dalyngrugg by service of 1/4d. yearly.
Estgrenstede. 28a. land lying in 3 crofts, similarly held by gift of Thomas Fitlyng. The premises are held of John Smyth of Estgrenstede by fealty and service of 3s. 6d. yearly.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 1 October last. Reynold, son of the said Reynold and Joan, aged 21 years at Whitsun last, is their heir.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Lyngfeld, 19 November, 43 Edward III.
Oksted. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of the manor, held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of one knight’s fee and by homage and fealty, by gift of Roger, parson of the church of Oksted, and Peter de Estcote to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of Reynold. The extent includes a view of frankpledge on St. Luke’s day.
Prynkeham in Lyngfeld. The manor (extent given), held jointly with Reynold her husband by gift of Thomas de Fytlyng to them and the heirs of their bodies. It is held of the abbot of Battle, as of his manor of Lymenysfeld, by fealty and suit and service of 20s. yearly. The extent includes a chief messuage, wherein is a little fort built like a castle (forcelettum ad modum castri) with a very strong wall, and a park with deer, measuring a league in circuit.
Stonehirst and Estgrensted. 3 messuages, 3 carucates of land and 100a. wood, held as above by grant of the said Thomas Fytlyng. The premises are held of the abbot of Battle by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly. The 3 carucates contain 600a. The pasture of the 100a. wood is worth 20s. a year only, because of the shade and number of the trees.
Lyngfeld. A messuage, 2 mills, 308a. land, 29a. 3r. meadow, 14a. wood, and rents of 13s. 10d. and 1lb. cummin, held as above [by grant of the same Thomas] (fn. 4) by grant of John Colchestre and Alesia his wife to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of Reynold. The premises are held of the abbot of Le Hyde by service of 28s. 8d. yearly. The 2 mills are worth 40s. a year only, because they commonly stand idle (vacua) in the summer for want of water.
Suthwerk. Long before her death she demised a messuage by the church of St. Mary there to Sir Amand Fytlyng and Robert Bealknap and others for ever, and so it is not extended here. Reynold and Joan had the said messuage by grant of John de Fynchyngfeld to them and their heirs.
Blechynglegh. 26s. 7d. rent from free tenants there, held by gift of Giles atte Ware to her and Reynold and the heirs of Reynold. It is held of the earl of Stafford, as of his manor of Blechynglegh, by fealty.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Rochester, 27 November, 43 Edward III. (Fifteen jurors.)
Chevenyng, Chedyngstone and Hevere. Tenements called ‘Bogushull’ (extent given).
Sevenoke. Tenements called ‘Denhull’ (extent given).
She held the above in dower after the death of Reynold her late husband, with reversion to Reynold his son and heir, in allowance in full of her dower not only of the said tenements but of the manor of Westcleve, which is held of the king in chief and was taken into the king’s hand on the death of her late husband by reason of the minority of his heir, and so remains in the king’s hand, as the jurors understand. The tenements called ‘Bogushull’ are of gavelkind tenure, and are held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of 12d. yearly, of Ralph de Frenyngham by service of 14 1/2d. yearly, of Thomas Ketelak by service of 10d. yearly, of Maurice Knyght by service of 21 1/2d. yearly, of Thomas Moraunt, knight, by service of 11s. yearly, and of John Henri by service of 4d. yearly. The tenements of ‘Denhull’ are held of Elizabeth Kyrkeby, as of her manor of Horton, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, and by rendering 2s. at the said manor at Michaelmas and doing suit to the court there every three weeks.
Orkesden. The manor, held by gift of Thomas Fytlyng to her and Reynold her husband and the heirs of Reynold. The manor is held of the lord la Souche, as of his manor of Aynesford, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and by rendering yearly 28s. to the same lord, 8s. to the archbishop of Canterbury, 40s. 2d. to John Kyriel, knight, 6s. 8d. to John Poynz, and 6s. to the lady de Brokeshull at her manor of Foukcourt.
Chiddyngstone. The manor (extent given), held by gift of Thomas de Fytlyng, as above. It is held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as in gavelkind, by service of rendering to him 5s. yearly, and to John de Frenyngham 14s. 8d., and to Nicholas Lovayne 3s. 8d., and to the abbot of Westminster 5s. 6d., and to John de Hauden 18d., and to the prior of Leuesham 14s. 9d.
Aldyngton by Maydenestan. The manor (extent given), held as above by gift of the same Thomas de Fytlyng, but whether made with the king’s licence or not the jurors know not. It is held of the king, as of the castle of Rochester, by service of rendering 14d. yearly for ward of the said castle.
Neugare, Bordefeld, Colyng, Cleve, Stoke, Hoo, Bromheye, Frendesbury, Woldbury (sic), Halghestowe, Newhith and Hadelowe. Two messuages, 40a. land, 20a. meadow, 400a. marsh and 100s. rent, held by grant of the same Thomas, as above. The premises are held of Sir John de Cobeham, knight, by service of rendering to him 30s. yearly, and to John de Grey 7s. at his manor of Hoo.
Holtesbury. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of Lolyngstane, held by grant of Simon Echyngham and Alice his wife to the said Joan and Reynold and the heirs of Reynold. It is held of the prior of Ledes by service of doing one suit to his court at Ledes at Michaelmas.
Brokeland. The manor, held by gift of Margaret late the wife of Stephen de Asshewy, daughter and one of the heirs of John de Ifeld, to Joan and Reynold and the heirs of Reynold. It is held of the abbot of Westminster by service of 13s. 4d. yearly.
Goldsmyth and Neweman. Tenements so called, held by gift of Thomas de Fytlyng, as above. They are held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of rendering to him 31s. yearly, and to lord Souche 7s. 4 3/4d., and to the manor of Kyngesdoune 4s. 6d., and to the master of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England 20s.
Tynelyngden. A tenement so called, held by feoffment of Simon Porter to the said Reynold and Joan and the heirs of Reynold. It is held of the archbishop of Canterbury, as of his manor of Otford, by rents and services reckoned in money at the sum of 56s. yearly.
Chydyngstone and Hevere. Tenements held by grant of Richard son of Richard de Chepstede, John son of John de Chyvenyng, and Thomas atte Foulebych to Reynold and Joan and the heirs of Reynold. They are held of Nicholas Lovayn, as of his manor of Penshurst, by service of 10s. yearly.
Cobeham Shelve. The manor, held by grant of the said Thomas Fytlyng, as above. It is held of the king, as of the castle of Dover, by service of rendering for ward of the said castle 3s. 9d. at the end of every 20 weeks, and at the manor of Newenham a sparrowhawk and 2s., and to the abbot of Faversham 20s. yearly, and for sheriff’s aid 6d.
Westwell. Tenements held by grant of the said Thomas de Fytlyng, as above. They are held of Thomas de Aldon by fealty and suit to his court of Bokton.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 148. (4.) (Wilts.)
336. ROBERT DAYVILL, clerk.
Writ, 19 October, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Athelyngflet, Monday after All Saints, 43 Edward III.
Athelyngflet and Folkardby. A messuage, 263a. land, and 42a. poor meadow, held of the fees of John de Moubray of Axiholme, deceased, whose heir is a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. The messuage is at Athelyngflet. Of the 263a. land 180a. are flooded by the water of Ouse called ‘le Gulle’ and are worth nothing, and 83a. are waste and untilled. He also held of the fees of the said John rents of assise of 46s. 11d., 102s. 4d., and 6s. as appurtenant to the above.
He held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on 2 September last. Agnes de Blyton, aged 46 years and more, Joan de Croft, aged 44 years and more, Katharine de Egmanton, aged 32 years and more, his sisters, and Thomas, son of Thomas de Kedall, knight, and of Elizabeth wife of the said Thomas, his fourth sister, aged 7 years and 8 months, are his heirs.
Another copy of the above.
Underwritten: Note of a grant by the treasurer to Thomas de Kedall, knight, of the custody of a fourth part of the premises (Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1369–1377, p. 74).
C. Edw. III. File 208. (9.)
Writ to the escheator in co. York to make a partition of the premises. 28 June, 45 Edward III (Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1369–1377, p. 130).
E. Inq. P.M. File 33. (16.)
337. ELIZABETH DE DENFORD.
Writ, 28 October, 43 Edward III.
RUTLAND. Inq. taken at Greotham, 3 December, 43 Edward III.
Cotesmore. A messuage with dovecote and 80a. land and meadow, held for her life of the earl of Warwick, as of his manor of Greotham, by service of rendering 5s. yearly, by grant of William de Launde and Isabel his wife and John Mewes and Joan his wife to Roger de Denford and the said Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of Roger, by a fine levied in the king’s court on the morrow of Hilary, 32 Edward III. Roger died in the lifetime of Elizabeth, and had issue Thomas de Denford, his son and heir, who, Elizabeth surviving, released all his right in fee tail in the premises to Elizabeth, daughter of Roger and Elizabeth, and the heirs of her body, with successive remainders to Agnes and Joan her sisters and the heirs of their bodies, and to Roland Danys and his heirs. Elizabeth daughter of Roger, and Agnes and Joan her sisters, died without heirs of their bodies.
Elizabeth wife of Roger died on 22 October last. Heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (10.)
338. JOHN DE DALTON, knight.
Writ, 20 October, 40 (sic) Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Apthorp, 25 October, 43 Edward III.
Apthorp. 39l. 19s. 3d. yearly rent from the men and tenants of Apthorp, which they used to pay to the king at his Exchequer for the farm of the town. He held it of the king in chief by fealty only.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III. John de Dalton, his son, aged 6 years and more, is his heir.
Endorsed: Memorandum that although by this inquisition it is found that John de Dalton held the said rent of the king by fealty only, yet it seemed to the court and was adjudged that it is held of the king in chief by knight’s service. Therefore the king has the custody of the rent with the marriage of the heir during his minority.
Writ, 20 October, 43 Edward III.
LANCASTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Preston, Saturday before St. Martin, 43 Edward III.
Bispam in Leylondshire. The manor (extent given), held of William de Ferrariis, knight, and his parceners, lords of Leylondshire, in socage, by service of 3s. 4d. yearly.
Dalton. 40a. arable, held of Roger la Warre, lord of Mamchestre, in socage, by service of 9d. yearly.
Hale. A messuage with garden held at will, and 40a. arable, held of Robert de Holand, knight, in socage, by service of 7s. yearly.
Whityngton. Divers tenants holding tenements for life at rents of 43s. 4d. yearly, and 60a. arable held by tenants at will, held of the lord de Coucy by knight’s service.
Long before his death the deceased gave all the premises by charter to William de Horneby, parson of the church of St. Michael upon Wyre, and Richard de Staynoll, chaplain, who by their charter gave the manor and the premises in Hale and Dalton to the deceased for life, with successive remainders to John his son in tail male, to Robert brother of the last-named John in tail male, to the heirs male of the body of the deceased, and to the right heirs of the deceased. The premises in Whityngton they gave to the deceased and Ellen his wife for their lives, with remainders as above.
The deceased died on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross last.
John his son, aged 6 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (11.)
Writ to the escheator in co. Northampton to assign dower to Ellen late the wife of the said John. 20 November, 43 Edward III.
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (22.)
339. RICHARD DE DYNELEY.
Writ, 7 November, 43 Edward III.
LANCASTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Cliderhowe, Thursday before St. Nicholas, 43 Edward III. (Stained with gall.)
Dounom. The manor (extent given), held in fee tail to him and the heirs of his body, except rents of 38s. 2d. and reliefs and services. The extent includes a halmote held twice a year and worth 40d. in ordinary years. The manor (except the above rents and services) is held of the king by knight’s service; and it renders to John duke of Lancaster, in right of Blanche his former wife, and to her heirs, 12l. 6s. 7d. at the feast of St. Giles and 2s. yearly for ward of Lancaster castle, saving the puture of the bailiffs and foresters of the said duke and the heirs of Blanche which it has been wont to render to them.
Dounom. A messuage and 5 bovates containing 60a. of land in the demesne lands in the town, held of the same duke, in right of the said Blanche, by knight’s service and by service of rendering to him and the heirs of Blanche 20s. yearly.
Cliderhowe. 6 messuages and 6 burgage tenements, each messuage with tenement let at 40d. yearly, and 72a. land let at 72s., and 5a. meadow, held of the same duke, in right of the said Blanche, in socage and by service of rendering 7s. yearly.
Lancaster. 4 burgage tenements, held of the same duke, in right of the said Blanche, in socage by service of 4s. yearly.
He died on Sunday after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 43 Edward III. Henry de Dyneley, his son, aged 26 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (12.)
340. THOMAS DE LA HAY, of Spaldyngton.
Writ, 24 November, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, in the castle, 18 December, 43 Edward III.
Spaldyngton. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held by knight’s service of the heir of the baron of Graystok, a minor in the king’s wardship. Each carucate is worth 20s. a year and no more, because the premises were charged by Thomas in his lifetime with 8 marks to be paid yearly for life to William Botiller, who still survives.
He had no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on the eve of St. James the Apostle last. Peter de la Hay, his son, aged 14 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (13.)
341. WALTER DANSEYE.
Writ, 27 December, 43 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 12 January, 43 Edward III.
Dulton. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 12 October last. Margaret wife of Ralph de Norton, knight, his sister, who survives, aged 24 years and more, and John Seintmanyfuy, aged 12 years, son and heir of Joan Seintmanyfuy, his other sister, are his heirs.
Writ, 27 December, 43 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Hereford, 15 January, 43 Edward III.
Turnaston and Cheyneston. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of Thomas Chaundos, lord of Snodhull, by knight’s service; and a yearly rent of 40s. from his tenants there.
Cheyneston. 20a. land, held of John Ragoun.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (14.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 30. (11.) (Hereford.)
342. JOHN DE DELVES, knight.
Writ, Ledes, 12 September, 43 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Stowebidon, Friday after All Saints, 43 Edward III.
Stowebidon. The manor, held of the lady de Wake by service of a pair of gilt spurs. The manor is charged to Sir Thomas de Budenhall, Sir Henry de Coton, Sir Alexander de Bayton and John Wylham, their heirs and assigns, with 26l. 6s. 8d. yearly rent, as is found by charters shewn to the jurors. It is worth nothing beyond the said rent resolute.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Saturday after the Assumption (fn. 5) last. Henry de Delves, his brother, aged 40 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, Ledes, 12 September, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Alford, 28 October, 43 Edward III.
Malberthorp. The manor, with the hamlets of Thedelthorpe, Foulesthorp and Hotoft, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee; and the advowson of the church of St. Mary of the same town, held of the king in chief by the same service.
Malberthorp. A messuage with lands, meadows, rents and services thereto belonging late of Andrew de Arderne, held of the aforesaid manor by knight’s service, for which John and his heirs ought to render to Andrew and his heirs 10l. yearly.
Thedelthorp. 20a. arable and 7a. pasture late of the said Andrew, held of the aforesaid manor by knight’s service, for which John and his heirs ought to render to Andrew 40s. yearly for his life.
The said John died at Dodyngton on 18 August, 43 Edward III. Henry de Delves, his brother, aged 50 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, Ledes, 12 September, 43 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, 18 September, 43 Edward III.
Cryssech. The manor (extent given), held for life of the inheritance of Elizabeth late the wife of Walter Baskervill, knight, by gift of the said Elizabeth, the reversion belonging to John son of the said Walter and Elizabeth, a minor. It is held of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. The extent includes 2 plots of meadow, (fn. 6) worth 6s. 8d. and 40d. a year respectively when they are not prevented from being mown and carried by the overflowing of the Severn, a plot of pasture called ‘le Moor,’ and a weir in the Severn.
Pykethorn. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 16d. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff. He held it as guardian by the king’s commitment during the minority of John son of the said Walter Baskervill.
Lauton. A parcel of land and rent, held of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. He held it as guardian, as above.
Date of death as above. The said John Baskervill, aged 19 1/2 years, is his heir to the manor of Crissech.
C. Edw. III. File 208. (15.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (18.) (Lincoln and Salop.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (15.) (Norfolk.)

Footnotes

  • 1. The Exchequer copy, in an interlineation, states that the premises were held of the king in chief by service of part of a barony.
  • 2. Magna Grauntesden in the Exchequer copy.
  • 3. A mistake for Hugh son and heir of Thomas de Courtenay.
  • 4. The words in brackets appear to have been written in error.
  • 5. 13 August, according to the Exchequer enrolment.
  • 6. Called ‘Longeney’ and ‘Longefolde,’ according to the Exchequer copy.