Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 212

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 212

397. JOHN MOUBRAY, or MOUMBRAY, or DE MOUBRAY, of Axiholme.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cantebreg, Monday after the Annunciation, (fn. 1) 43 Edward III.
Ikelyngton. A toft, 30a. arable and 7s. rent, held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Boulogne.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on the feast of St. Botolph, 42 Edward III. John his son, aged 3 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Brendewode, Thursday after St. Hilary, 42 Edward III.
Morton. The manor, held of the king as the jurors understand, but by what service they know not.
He died about the Nativity of the Virgin Mary last in parts beyond seas, as the jurors understand. John his son is his heir, and was 4 years of age at St. Peter’s Chains last.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Bannebury, 24 March, 43 Edward III.
Bannebury. A rent of 6s. 8d. issuing from a messuage which John Typet holds for life, the reversion belonging to the heirs of the aforesaid John. The rent is held of the bishop of Lincoln in socage.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 24 April, 43 Edward III.
Westhacch. The manor, held in right of Elizabeth, his late wife, of the abbess of Shaftesbury in fee-farm for a rent of 6l. yearly. It is worth yearly above the said rent resolute 10 marks and no more because Master John Corf, John de Lyncolne, chaplain, and John Hogekyns hold it at farm at that amount as executors of Richard de Kyrkeby, late parson of the church of Berewyk St. John, to whom John late lord de Segrave granted the manor to hold to him and his executors for 20 years, which are not yet expired.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
LEICESTER. Inq. made at Melton Moubray, Saturday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 43 Edward III.
Melton Moubray. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes 80a. arable worth only 3d. an acre because every fifth sheaf is taken for tithe (decimanda), and tolls of the market with perquisites of the court of ‘portmonesmot’ worth 20l. a year.
He died on the feast of St. Denis, 42 Edward III. John his son and heir was 4 years of age at Whitsun, 42 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. made at Kyngton, Wednesday after St. Gregory, 43 Edward III.
Kyngton Magna and Calwedon. The manors (extents given), held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife, daughter and heir of John de Segrave, knight. The manor of Kyngton Magna is held of the king in chief by knight’s service and by rendering yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff a fee-farm of 12l. The extent of Calwedon includes a several fishery and a park. The manor is held of the prince by knight’s service and service of a sparrowhawk or 12d. payable at St. Peter’s Chains, and is charged with 6s. yearly to the prior of Coventre for the tithes of the rectory of the manor.
Date of death and heir, described as John son of John and Elizabeth aforesaid, as above.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Lodden, Tuesday after St. Matthias, 43 Edward III.
Lodden. Two-thirds of the manor (extent given, including a rent of 5 ‘malardes’ at Christmas).
Hadescothorp. A third part of the advowson of the church.
All held of the king in chief, service not known, for the term of his life by the courtesy of England in right of Alice (sic) daughter of John Segrave, formerly his wife.
He died beyond seas. Date of death and heir not known.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at Huntingdon, Saturday before Palm Sunday, 43 Edward III.
Alcumbury. The manor (extent given), held in right of his wife, now deceased. It is of the king’s ancient demesne, and he held it of the earl of Pembroke, as of his manor of Brampton by Huntingdon, by knight’s service, and not of the king in chief. The extent includes 6l. yearly of ancient farm of land called ‘Schortwod’ (which land is held of the king at fee-farm), 6s. 8d. from land called ‘le Stokkyng,’ the rent of demesne land called ‘Bordlond’ anciently let to farm for 4l. 11s. 6d., and 12s. 6 1/2d. rent from ‘Cotlond.’ And moreover in John Moubray’s lifetime the remainder of the demesne land in his hand, and the meadow belonging to the manor, were newly demised at farm to Roger Constantin of Alcumbury for 10 marks, he bearing and supporting all charges and deductions; and they are so still in Roger’s hands by demise of the escheator for the king’s profit, and would otherwise lie fallow and not sown this year.
John Moubray died in parts beyond seas. The place and time of his death are not known, but the jurors think it was about the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last. John his son, aged 3 years and more, is his heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wenge, Friday before Sunday in Mid-lent, 43 Edward III.
Lynchelade. He had 7l. 10s. to be received for 20 years on account of damages recovered by writ of waste against Elizabeth, wife of John de Moubray his father, from lands &c. which she holds for life in Lynchelade.
He died on Friday the feast of St. Botolph, 42 Edward III. Heir as above.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Shefford, Monday before Sunday in Mid-lent, 43 Edward III.
Hawnes. The site of the manor, with the park, held of the king in chief as parcel of the manor, which is held of the king in chief, as of the barony of Bedford. He recovered the said site by writ of waste against Elizabeth wife of John de Moubray his father. It is worth nothing because the underwood in the park does not suffice to make hedges for enclosing the park. He also had 23l. to be received from the manor for 20 years in part satisfaction of the damages adjudged to him by the said writ.
Wiliton. The site of the manor, with a wood called ‘Shirhacche’ and a grove of 10a., held of the king in chief as parcel of the manor, which is held of the king in chief, as of the barony of Bedford. These he recovered as above.
Stotfold. 10l. 10s. to be received from the manor for 20 years in part satisfaction of the damages recovered as above.
Bedford. The castle and a court held there every 3 weeks, and 5s. 6d. rent there, which he recovered as above for 20 years. The castle is held of the king in chief, as of the barony of Bedford.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Chaucoumbe, 22 March, 43 Edward III.
Chaucoumbe. The manor (extent given), held of John bishop of Lincoln, as of his castle of Banbiry, by knight’s service. The extent includes a small garden called ‘le Park,’ divers pieces of meadow called ‘le Hamme,’ ‘le Southmede’ and ‘le Estmede,’ certain small pastures called ‘les Coumbes,’ ‘Smalmede,’ ‘Stotford,’ ‘Sladacres,’ ‘Steneford,’ ‘Adgorewelles,’ ‘Ferthynges,’ and ‘Fighwere,’ 6s. 8d. rent in the town of Banbiry from a tenement which John Tipet holds, and a common fine of 20s. which is paid at Michaelmas. Blanche, lady de Bertram, who survives, holds for her life 34l. 10s. of yearly rent issuing from the manor by the hands of the free tenants, bondmen and cottars, the reversion of which belongs to the heirs of the deceased after her death.
John Moubray died in parts beyond seas on 21 September last, as the jurors understand. Heir as above.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Carleton in Lyndeseye, Saturday before the Annunciation, 43 Edward III. (The deceased is described as a knight in this inquisition.)
Axiholm. The island (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee. The extent includes a chief manor at Eppeworth, rents of 32qrs. of brewing barley, 2 pairs of spurs (one gilt and the other white), and a bow and 6 barbed arrows, a several fishery, a ferry at Kynnardfery with a fair and tolls, and the following lands &c. let at farm, namely, 66a. arable at Holgate and Wrothagg, 18a. arable at Rysmerhagg, Midelhagg and Couhoushagg, 7 1/2a. arable at Harbusk, 6a. arable at Thynabstiell, 4a. arable at Whitlandes, 28a. arable at Trymberyflat and under the new garden, 13a. arable at Southmilne, 19a. arable at Bradewaterflat, 23a. land at Rydding, 30a. arable at Toftes, a field containing 52 1/2a. between the way extending …….. of Whetehall as far as the wood on the east, with Colpitcroft, a field containing 46 1/2a. arable on the other side of the way towards the west, 24a. land at Wolverhagh, 32 1/2a. land under the mill, 22 1/2a. land at Godrykhagh, 40a. meadow at Buterwykintak and Kelfeld rarely mown because overflowed by the river Trent, 15a. meadow at Hardyng, 31a. 3r. meadow at Hassokcroft, Southneuland and Northneuland, 6 1/2a. meadow at Hope, 18a. meadow at Londeng, 18a. meadow at Bryndcroft, 27a. meadow at Grippelyngintak, 3 1/2a. meadow at Harebusk and Waylettes in the field of Eppeworth, 2a. meadow at Harebusk in the field of Ouston, and 5 1/2a. meadow at Kynnardfery in three places.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death not known. John his son, aged 5 years and more, is his heir.
Two writs, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, in the castle, Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 43 Edward III.
Hovyngham. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a common oven and a watermill. William de Nessefeld has by gift of the said John 10 marks yearly rent in fee from the manor, and also the office of chief forester of Nidirdale, by the king’s charter of licence dated 26 October, 41 Edward III. The prior of Malton receives yearly from the manor 40 cartloads of wood to be carried to the priory of Malton, by grant of Roger de Moubray, formerly lord of the manor in the time of Henry III, long before the publication of the statute of mortmain.
Thresk. A capital messuage near Thresk called ‘le Wodhall,’ with a wood called Donelond; and 14l. 10s. rent from the manor and borough of Thresk. Joan de Weston receives 8l. yearly from the manor for life; Blanche Bertram receives 42s. yearly from the manor for life; William Barbour receives 66s. 8d. yearly from the mill and oven for life; and John de Moubray, the king’s justice, receives 50s. yearly for life; all with the king’s licence. Elizabeth late the wife of John de Moubray, father of the deceased, who survives, holds the residue of the manor for life by the king’s licence.
Kirkeby Malasart. A ruinous capital messuage in the manor, and 120a. wood, meadow and land, with a waste called ‘Bagwyth.’ Joan de Weston receives 16s. 8d. yearly from the manor for life; William Barbour receives 40s. yearly for life; and William de Nessefeld receives 6l. yearly for life; all with the king’s licence. The licence of the last-named is dated 4 May, 34 Edward III. Elizabeth aforesaid, who survives, holds the residue of the manor for life by the king’s licence.
Burton in Lonesdale. The site of the manor called ‘le Motehall’ and ‘Castilhowe,’ a waste called ‘le Parke,’ and places called ‘le Lynholme,’ ‘Espheved,’ and ‘Ronscogh.’ Elizabeth aforesaid holds the residue of the manor for life by the king’s licence.
William de Nessefeld, the prior of Malton, Joan de Weston, Blanche Bertram, John de Moubray, the justice, and William Barbour were enfeoffed of the aforesaid forestership and rents long before the death of John de Moubray, and continued peaceably in seisin thereof until the day of his death.
He held no other lands &c. in the county or elsewhere in the escheator’s bailiwick.
All the above manors are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
John de Moubray died in parts beyond seas, according to reports which came to England, on June 18 last. Heir, aged 4 years and more, as above.
William Doddenill receives 2d. daily during his life for the keeping of the forestership of the manor of Hovyngham by confirmation of the king.
Annexed: Certificate by the escheator of the receipt on 23 March of a king’s writ of privy seal dated 1 March, 43 [Edward III], ordering him to extend the lands &c. of John de Moubray, deceased, according to the form of the writ of diem clausit extremum directed to him, and to return the extent into Chancery within 15 days after receipt of the writ of privy seal.
Writ, 4 December, 42 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Stenyng, 5 February, 43 Edward III.
Brembre. The castle (extent given), with other manors parcel of his barony of Brembre, which whole barony is held of the king in chief by service of 4 knights’ fees.
Bretford. The hundred.
Stenyng. The hundred.
Grenstede. The hundred.
Borghbegh. The hundred.
Esewrithe. A moiety of the hundred.
Fysschergate. A moiety of the hundred.
Wyndham. A moiety of the hundred.
The said hundreds and half-hundreds are held of the king as parcel of the barony. The whole barony is held of the king as above, and by service of rendering to the king by the hands of the sheriff 6l. 13s. 4d. yearly for sheriff’s aid. The following wages are payable, to wit, to the keeper of the gate of the castle 30s. 5d. yearly, to the bailiff of the aforesaid hundreds and the foreign court 60s. yearly for levying the amercements and other profits pertaining to the said hundreds and court, and to the sheriff of Sussex 6l. 13s. 4d. yearly for sheriff’s aid, as stated above.
Brembre. The town (extent given, including 5s. of toll there and in Stenyng, and two views of frankpledge held after Easter and Michaelmas), held of the king as parcel of the barony.
Shorham. The town (extent given), held as above. The extent includes rents of assise amounting to 14l. only because the town is for the most part devastated, a custom arising from the town and port which is worth 40s. yearly and no more for the above cause and because the old port is blocked, a chace of the sea (chacia maris) from Beawchef to the Isle of Wyght pertaining to the said barony, and a fair on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Bedyng. The manor (extent given), held as above. The extent includes 15l. 6s. rents of assise of free tenants and 12 bondmen there and in Coufold, and a rent of 1 1/2lbs. pepper at Christmas which is worth 2s. and no more because a parcel of land which used to render 1lb. pepper is consumed by an inundation of the sea.
Kyngesbernes. The manor (extent given), held as above. The deceased granted to Robert de Halsham for life a yearly pension of 20 marks to be received from the said manor and other manors of his in the county of Lincoln which are not included in this extent.
Fyndon. (fn. 2) The manor (extent given), held as above. The extent includes a park with deer, a market every Tuesday, a fair on the feast of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, and 15a. land called ‘Wykelondes.’
Wassyngton. The manor (extent given), held as above.
Knappe and Grenstede. The manors, held as above. The extent of Knappe is given, and includes a messuage built like a fortress (ad modum forceletti), a park with deer, plots of land called ‘Hokelonde’ and ‘Blakestrode,’ and a rent called park-fencing (claustura parci).
Horsham. The town (extent given, including two views of frankpledge held after Easter and Michaelmas), held as above.
Beawbussch in La Sele. A park with deer, held as above.
St. Leonards. The chace, parcel of the said barony.
He died on 21 September, 42 Edward III. John his son, aged 5 years on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains next, as the jurors understand, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 30. (2.) (Leicester.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 145. (2.) (Sussex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 149. (1–4.) (Huntingdon, Bedford, Buckingham and Cambridge.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (3.) (Norfolk.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (11.) (Essex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 151. (Warwick.)
398. ROGER SON OF PETER DE NEVILL of Redbourn.
Writ, 25 September, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lincoln, Thursday after St. Denis, 43 Edward III.
Redburn. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a several fishery in Ancoln, 4d. rent in Wadyngham from Thomas Benet of Wadyngham, and ‘le Castelcroft.’
The said Roger died on Sunday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 43 Edward III. John de Nevill of Faldyngworth, aged 28 years and more, son of Philippa daughter of Roger de Nevill, sister of Peter father of the deceased, and Beatrice, aged 36 years, sister of the same Philippa and married to John de Bekyngham, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (2.)
399. GEOFFREY DE SKEFTYNGTON.
(No writ.)
LEICESTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Lutterwurth, Monday before St. Vincent, 43 Edward III.
Skeftyngton. Adam Nicholas entered on 2 messuages, 2 1/4 virgates of land and 3s. rent in Skeftyngton which are held of the king in chief, services not known. Also Geoffrey de Skeftyngton held of the king in chief on the day of his death a messuage and a virgate of land in the same town, services not known.
Geoffrey died at the feast of St. Andrew, 43 Edward III. John his son is his heir.
Olsthorp. Thomas de Wetenhal, knight, seized into his own hand in 41 Edward III a messuage and a virgate of land in Olsthorp by reason of the idiotcy of Robert Launder, who is an idiot from birth (fatuus naturalis), and he has had the issues for two years past and still detains them.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (3.)
400. THOMAS OVERTON, or DE OVERTON.
Writ, 15 September, 43 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) made at Rommeseye, 1 October, 43 Edward III.
Westtudderlee. A moiety of the manor, and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of providing a hobeler in the war in Scotland at his own costs for 40 days.
Tudderlee. 100a. arable, held of the lord of the manor of Esttudderlee by service of doing suit of court every three weeks.
Westudderlee. 60a. arable, held of Richard de Budestorne and Giles de Escote by a rent of 13s. 4d. yearly. A parcel of the said land, called ‘Solemere,’ is charged yearly with 18d. and 1lb. of cummin to the aforesaid Richard de Budestorne.
Estdeone. A messuage, 100a. land, 10a. meadow and 33s. 4d. rent, held of the lord of the manor of Esttudderlee, service not known; and 20a. arable and 2a. meadow called ‘Tottesplace,’ held of Miles de Stapelton and Laurence de Sancto Martino, with other lands &c. in co. Wilts adjacent thereto, by rendering 13s. 4d. yearly and by suit of court twice a year.
Rommeseye. 5 messuages, held of the abbess of Rommeseye, service not known.
Lenynton. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of the bishop of Winchester, service not known; and the premises are charged in addition with a yearly payment of 100s. to the prior of St. Swithun’s, Winchester.
Stanbrugge. 4 marks rent to be received yearly from William de Putton for his lands &c. there, held of Thomas Kenne, service not known.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 24 August last. Joan late his wife, who survives, is pregnant and will be delivered about All Saints next, as the jurors understand. If the child should die, Isabel wife of Thomas Warner, sister of the deceased, aged 22 years and more, will be his heir.
Writ to the escheator to assign dower to Joan late the wife of the said Thomas. 18 October, 43 Edward III. (Calendar of Close Rolls, 1369–1374, p. 62.)
SOUTHAMPTON. Assignment of dower (indented) made at Westtuderle, 20 November, 43 Edward III.
Estdeone. A messuage with certain easements, 100a. land, 10a. meadow except a meadow called ‘le Brodemede’ which remains for the heir, 33s. 4d. rent, and certain lands &c. called ‘Totesplace.’
Romeseye. 73s. rent, to wit, 20s. from Richard Huchon, 12s. from Ralph Chepman, 18s. from John Huchon, 13s. from Thomas Burgeys and 10s. from John Sampson.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (4.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 148. (7.)
401. GILES DE ORRETON.
Writ, 15 August, 43 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Penereth, Saturday the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 43 Edward III.
Staynton within the barony of Graistok. By virtue of an entail (tallie) to him and Maud his wife and the heirs of their bodies he held 10 messuages, 3 carucates of land, 20a. meadow and 12a. wood in Staynton, and common of pasture sufficient for all manner of beasts of himself and his men dwelling or to dwell thereon, by grant of William late baron of Graistok with the king’s licence. The premises are held of the king in chief by service of rendering 3s. 6d. yearly for cornage at the king’s Exchequer at Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff at the feast of the Assumption.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 3 August last. Joan, wife of Clement son of Thomas de Skelton, and daughter of the said Giles and Maud, aged 24 years and more, is their heir by virtue of the said entail. The same Joan, together with Elizabeth, aged 3 years, and Ellen, aged 2 years, daughters of Giles and Elizabeth, his second wife, are the heirs of Giles as regards any other lands which may hereafter descend on his side.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (5.)
402. MARGARET LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE ORREBY, or ORBY, knight.
Writ, 18 November, 43 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Tibenham, Sunday the feast of St. Hilary, 43 Edward III.
Tybenham. The manor (extent given), held for life in dower, of the inheritance of Joan sometime the wife of Henry le Percy, ‘le piere,’ of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Tatishale, services not known. The extent includes a leet held about St. Peter’s Chains.
Bishop’s Lenne. A third part of a fourth part of the ‘tollebothe,’ held for life of the inheritance of the said Joan.
She died on Tuesday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist last. Mary, daughter of Henry Percy ‘le pier’ and the aforesaid Joan his wife, deceased, aged 2 years and more, is Joan’s heir.
Writ, 12 October, 43 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Southmer, Tuesday before All Saints, 43 Edward III.
Denseye. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held for life jointly with the said John, her husband, of the king in chief, as of the honor of Dover, by service of rendering at the end of every 20 weeks 5s. for ward of the said castle [sc. of Dover]; but whether she had the king’s licence or not the jurors know not. The extent includes 2 weirs, a fishery of a certain fleet, and a leet held on the morrow of the Epiphany.
She died on the eve of the Decollation of St. John last. Mary, daughter of Henry de Peercy and kinswoman of the said John de Orreby, aged 1 1/2 years and more, is the heir of the latter, who died 14 years ago as the jurors understand.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken as above and by the same jury.
Bradewell. The manor (extent given), held for life jointly with John, her late husband, of the heirs of the lord de Bardolf by service of one knight’s fee; except 50a. land which are held of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London, by service of 20s. yearly. The extent includes a salt-marsh, a fishery infra clausum, and a leet held on the feast of SS. Simon and Jude.
Hokkelee. The manor, with the land of Pylton (extent given), held in form aforesaid of John le Cook by service of 9s. yearly, the land of Pylton being held of the manor of Denseye by service of 3s. yearly. The extent includes a marsh called ‘Sandbeche,’ worth nothing beyond the cost of its defence from the sea (ultra defens’ maris), and a leet held on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle.
Date of death and heir as last above.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (6.)
E. Inq. P.M. 29. (15.) (Norfolk.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (6.) (Essex.)
403. ROGER DE PEDEWARDYN, knight.
Writ, 10 February, 43 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Basyngestoke, 5 March, 43 Edward III.
Suthwarnebourne. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 10 February last. Walter de Pedewardyn, knight, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 10 February, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lafford, Saturday, 3 March, 43 Edward III.
Burton Pedewardyn. (fn. 3) The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a barony.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died in the manor of Burton Pedewardyn on 10 February, 43 Edward III. Walter de Pedewardyn, his son, aged 48 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (16.) (Lincoln.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 148. (5.) (Southampton.)
404. MICHAEL DE PONYNGES, or PONYNGGES, knight.
Writ, 8 March, 43 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Wilton, 20 March, 43 Edward III.
La Lee and La Gore by Lavynton. The manors, held in right of Joan his wife, who survives, by reason of a gift thereof lately made by John de Molyns, knight, to John his son and the said Joan, then wife of the latter, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to William de Molyns, brother of the said John son of John, and the heirs male of his body, and with reversion to John de Molyns and his heirs. John son of John is dead without heir of his body by Joan, so that the manors ought to remain to William de Molyns and the heirs male of his body after the death of Joan. The manor of La Lee is held of the abbot of Malmesbury, and the manor of La Gore of Robert de la Mare, both by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 7 March last.
Writ, 8 March, 43 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Wilton, Monday in Easter Week, 43 Edward III.
Wilton. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of Hokewold, held of the earl of Arundel, the prior of Castelacre, the prior of Flycham, and Osbert de Mundeford by service of one knight’s fee and half a quarter (di’ quart’), and by suit to the court of Castelacre, and by 11s. 9d. rent yearly. The extent includes a pightle called ‘Halleyerd,’ and a marsh, (fn. 4) the fishery of which, with the rushes, is worth 10s. a year.
Fouldon. 50a. arable and 5s. yearly rent, held as parcel of the said manor of the said earl, and of the manor of Hilburworth, by service of 4s. 9d. yearly.
Westbradenham. 120a. arable, held of the honor of Clare by homage and suit to the court of Clare.
He died on 15 March last. Thomas his son, aged 20 years and more, is his heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Sydestronde, Friday in Easter Week, 43 Edward III.
Sydestronde. He held no lands &c. in the county except the manor of Wilton and the lands &c. which are extended by an inquisition taken at Wilton (see above); but long before his death he granted his manor of Sydestronde, with the advowson of the church of St. Michael there, to Robert Boteler and Richard his own son for their lives. The jurors know not of whom or by what services the manor is held.
Date of death and heir as last above.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Flycham, Thursday in Easter Week, 43 Edward III.
Flycham. He held no lands in Norfolk except as above; but long before his death he granted his manor of Flycham to Robert Boteler and Richard his own son for their lives. The manor is held of the earl of Arundel, services not known.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Wrantham, Wednesday in Easter Week, 43 Edward III.
Wrantham. Long before his death he granted his manor of Wrantham to Andrew de Bures, knight, Robert Botiller, John Borle, parson of the church of Terring, and Walter de Berdefeld, parson of the church of Elyngham, who survive, to hold for the lives of each of them. The manor is held of the earl of Arundel, services not known.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 8 March, 43 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Lewes, Saturday the eve of the Annunciation, 43 Edward III. (Twenty-four jurors.)
Ponyngges. The manor (extent given), held of Richard earl of Arundel by knight’s service, as of his castle of Lewes. The extent includes a park (fn. 5) half a league in circumference, with deer.
Penggeden, Perchyng, Hangelton and Preston by Glynde. Long before his death, to wit, in 29 Edward III, he demised these manors to Robert Boteler, Sir John de Borle, rector of the church of Terryng, Robert Queth, and John atte Hide, who survive, for their lives, at a yearly rent of 2 roses at Midsummer, saving to him and his heirs the reversion thereof, as by the charters appears. The manors of Perchyng, Penggeden, and Hanggelton are held of the said earl by knight’s service, as of the said castle; and the manor of Preston is held of John Seynclere, knight, and John Cokefeld, as of their manors of Jevyngton and Ferle, by knight’s service.
Westdene by Sefforde. The manor, held jointly with Joan his wife, who survives, of Andrew Sakevill, knight, as of his manor of Chytyngleghe, by knight’s service. He acquired it from Thomas Herynggaude, knight, to hold to him and Joan his wife and his heirs, as appears by a fine levied in the king’s court and shewn.
Twynem. The manor (extent given), held in socage of the said earl by service of a pair of gilt spurs, price 6d., payable yearly at the earl’s manor of Cokefelde. The extent includes a small park of about 100a., with deer.
Walderne. A messuage and 100a. of land, held jointly with Joan his wife, under the name of the manor of Walderne, of Andrew Sakevill, knight, by knight’s service, as of his manor of Chidyngglegh, by a fine levied in the king’s court as above, by gift of Thomas Herynghaud, knight, to him and the said Joan and his heirs.
Craule. The town (extent given), held of the same earl, as of his castle of Lewes, by knight’s service.
Ifeld. 6 marks yearly rent from free tenants, held of John de Moumbray, as of his castle of Brembre, by knight’s service.
Slagham. The manor (extent given), held of the said earl, as of his castle of Lewes, by knight’s service. The extent includes a chief messuage enclosed by a ditch and water, a park one league in circumference, with deer, and three woods called ‘Colewode,’ ‘Betonwode’ and ‘Hoggeswode.’
He held no other lands &c. in the county of Sussex.
He died on 7 March last. Thomas his son, who will be 20 years of age on 19 April next, is his heir.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Osprenge, 27 March, 43 Edward III.
Terlyngham. The manor (extent given).
Folkston. A moiety of the hundred.
Hastynglegh. The advowson of the church.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as of his castle of Dover, and by service of maintaining and repairing a moiety of a chapel and of a hall in the said castle whenever necessary, and by service of rendering to the king 2s. 6d. at the end of every 28 weeks for great ward of the castle, and 15d. at the end of every 28 weeks for little ward of the castle, and 10s. yearly for sheriff’s aid for farm of the moiety of Folkston hundred. The extent of Terlyngham includes a several pasture called ‘Northcroft.’
Newynton Bertram. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service as above, as parcel of the manor of Terlyngham. The extent includes 100s. rent which the said Michael long since acquired to him and his heirs from Donald (Douenaldus) Sturmy and Isolda [de Bellehous], (fn. 6) his wife, by a fine levied in the king’s court, to be received of various tenants in Donemerssh and Newynton, which tenants with their services Donald and Isolda previously held of Michael, as of his manor of Terlyngham.
Westwode. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the castle aforesaid, by knight’s service and by service of rendering 3s. 4d. at the castle at the end of every 24 weeks.
Preston, Sheldwych, Faveresham and Herteye. 200a. arable, held in gavelkind of the abbot of Faversham, the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, Nicholas de Loveigne, the archbishop of Canterbury and others; and 7a. meadow, worth only 6d. an acre because it is salt meadow, a spinney (spinet’) of 16a., and 7l. 5s. rents, of the same tenure. Rents resolute of 63s. 7 3/4d. to the abbot of Faversham, and of 20s. 6 1/4d. to the various other lords as above.
Estwelle. The manor (extent given), and the advowson of the church thereof, held of the king in chief, as of the aforesaid castle, by knight’s service, and by rendering to the king at the said castle 20s. yearly on 27 April. The extent includes the following rents, namely, 19 1/4d. of ‘Romescot’ and 16s. 1 3/4d. for ward of Dover castle.
Estwell. 40a. land in a field called ‘Oterplay,’ held of the lord de Say by knight’s service; 5 marks yearly rent, held of the abbot of Battle, as of his manor of Asshmersfeld; and 2 marks yearly rent which he acquired from Thomas de Aldon, knight, to be received from the lands late of John Reynold in Westwell.
Estwell. 52a. land, held of Thomas de Aldon, knight; 7a. meadow, [held of the abbot of Battle] (fn. 6); and 4a. meadow, held of the abbot of St. Augustine; all held in gavelkind.
Thomas, whose age appears below, and Richard, who was 12 years of age on 3 July last, sons of the deceased, are his heirs to all the above lands &c. of gavelkind tenure.
Horsmondenne. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church thereof, held of the heir of William le Vaus, as of his manor of Chiksill, by knight’s service.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county of Kent.
He died on 7 March, 43 Edward III. Thomas his son, who will be 20 years of age on 19 April next, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 212. (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 145. (4.) (Sussex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 145. (5.) (Kent.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (1.) (Norfolk.)

Footnotes

  • 1. The Exchequer enrolment is dated Monday after Palm Sunday. It states that the premises in Ikelyngton were held by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
  • 2. The Chancery inquisition has lost a complete membrane, and comes to an end in the middle of the extent of Findon manor. The remainder of this abstract is taken from the Exchequer enrolment, which has also been used to verify doubtful readings throughout.
  • 3. The Exchequer copy calls the manor Colde Burton, and gives an extent of it.
  • 4. Called ‘Ponynggesfen,’ according to the Exchequer enrolment.
  • 5. The Exchequer enrolment mentions a second park.
  • 6. The words in square brackets are supplied from the Exchequer enrolment.