Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 213

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 213

405. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF MICHAEL DE PONYNGES, knight.
Writ, 22 May, 43 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Wilton, Saturday before St. Barnabas, 43 Edward III.
Wilton. The manor, held for life, in dower, of the earl of Arundel, the prior of Castelacre, Osbert de Mundeford and the prior of Flycham, service not known.
She died on 16 May last. Thomas de Ponynges, her son, aged 20 years on 19 April last, is her heir.
Writ, 22 May, 43 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Aillesburi, Tuesday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 43 Edward III.
Weston Turvile. A manor, with the advowson of the church, held jointly with John son of John de Molyns, knight, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by feoffment of the said John de Molyns, with remainder to William, brother of the said John son of John, and the heirs male of his body, by a fine levied in the king’s court. The manor is held of the duke of Lancaster by homage and fealty.
She died on Sunday the feast of St. John before the Latin Gate, 43 Edward III. She and the said John died without heir of their bodies, so that the premises remain to the aforesaid William by virtue of the said fine.
Writ, 22 May, 43 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 19 June, 43 Edward III.
La Lee and La Gore by Lavynton. The manors, held in the same form as that of Weston Turvile above, with reversion to John de Molyns and his heirs in the event of William de Molyns, brother of John son of John de Molyns, dying without heir male of his body. As John son of John de Molyns died without heir of his body by Joan, the manors remain to William his brother. 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.
Joan held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death not known. William de Molyns, aged 24 years and more, is living, and is her heir by the form of the gift.
Writ, 22 May, 43 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Ospringge, 4 June, 43 Edward III.
Newynton Bertram. The manor.
Estwelle. The manor, except the lands &c. therein which are held in gavelkind.
She held the above by way of dower assigned to her in Chancery after the death of Michael, her late husband, in right of Thomas son and heir of the said Michael, a minor in the king’s wardship. The premises are held of the king by knight’s service, as of the castle of Dover, as more fully appears in an extent made and returned into Chancery in the aforesaid year after the death of Michael.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir as in the Norfolk inquisition, except that Thomas de Ponynges is here said to be the son of her and Michael.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Ponyngges, 2 June, 43 Edward III.
Ponyngges. The manor (extent given), held in dower &c., as in the Kent inquisition, of Richard earl of Arundel by knight’s service, as of his castle of Lewes. The extent includes a park half a league in circumference, with deer.
Heir as in the Kent inquisition.
Westden. The manor.
Walderne. A messuage and 100a. land.
Both the above she held for life by a fine levied in the king’s court to her and Michael and the heirs of Michael, by acquisition from Thomas Heryngaud, knight. The premises are held of Andrew Sakeville, knight, by knight’s service. (fn. 1)
Date of death and heir as in the Kent inquisition.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 31. (10.) (Sussex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 145. (6.) (Sussex.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (13.) (Norfolk.)
406. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF HENRY DE PERCY, ‘le pierre.’
Writ, 22 October, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lincoln, Sunday after St. Botolph, 44 Edward III.
Toft by Brunne. The manor, held of the heir of Henry de Bello Monte by knight’s service.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Sunday after St. James, 43 Edward III. Mary, daughter of the deceased and the said Henry de Percy, aged 2 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 6 November, 43 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, 7 August, 44 Edward III.
She died on the eve of the Assumption, 42 Edward III, holding:—
Parish of St. Agnes by Aldrichesgate. A third part of a tenement, held by [endowment] of Henry de Percy, her husband. The present Henry de Percy, aged 26 years, is son and heir of her said husband, and the reversion belongs to him. The premises are held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city.
She held no other lands &c. in the city or suburbs.
Mary her daughter, aged 3 years, is her heir.
Writ, 28 October, 43 Edward III. (In this writ and the Norfolk and Suffolk inquisitions Henry de Percy, ‘le piere,’ is styled knight.)
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Cratfeld, Saturday before St. Hilary, 43 Edward III.
Cratfeld. The manor (extent given), held of the lord le Eitz Wauter by knight’s service. The extent includes 10a. pasture called ‘le Park.’
She died on Monday before St. Peter’s Chains last. Mary her daughter, aged 2 years and more, is her heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Bokenham, Monday after St. Hilary, 43 Edward III.
Old Bokenham. A third part of the manor (extent given), and the whole hundred of Shropham, held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Tatishal, services not known. The extent includes a reed bed in the pond (stagno) of Newe Bokenham, 7s. 6d. called ‘londgovel,’ 24 autumn works called ‘coulewerkes,’ a market in Attlebourgh held every Thursday, a share of a market in Newe Bokenham held every Saturday, a share of a court in Newe Bokenham called ‘knyghtiscourt,’ a share of a court there called ‘portemaniscourt,’ a share of the leet of Newe Bokenham held about the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, and a share of the leet of Old Bokenham held about the feast of St. Peter’s Chains.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 22 October, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 14 January, 43 Edward III.
Semar. The manor.
Skarbotile. A third part of the manor.
Spofford. A third part of the manor.
Topclif. A third part of the manor.
Walton. Lands &c. worth 26s. yearly.
Bukden. Lands &c. worth 60s. yearly.
York. A capital messuage in the city.
Wharrum Percy. Two-thirds of the manor.
She held all the above in dower of the inheritance of the present Henry de Percy. They are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
She held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
She died on the fourth day before St. Peter’s Chains last. The premises belong to the present Henry de Percy as son and heir of Henry de Percy, ‘le piere.’ He is 26 years of age and more.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 February, 44 Edward III.
She held in dower, of the inheritance of the present Henry de Percy, son of Henry de Percy ‘le pier,’ deceased, the following:—
Alnewyk. A third part of the manor, with a third part of the mills of Northcarleton, held with its members of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Denewyk. A third part of the town.
Lesbery. A third part of the manor and town.
Great Hoghton. A third part of the manor and town.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Chatton. A third part of the manor and town, held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the manor of Alnewik.
Thraftreston. A third part of the manor, held of the barony of Mitford by service of rendering 6d. yearly at Michaelmas.
Alneham. A third part of the manor and town, with a third part of of the pasture called ‘Swynleischeles,’ held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as of the manor of Alnewyk.
Warkeworth. A third part of the manor.
Routhbury. A third part of the manor.
Corbrigg. A third part of the manor.
Neweburn. A third part of the manor.
Wollore. A third part of certain tenements.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Alnewyk. A third part of 13l. 6s. 5 1/2d. rent belonging to the ward of Alnewyk castle.
Benlay. A third part of 8l. rent from tenants of the manor.
South Middelton under Chivyot. A third part of a rent of 66s. 8d. receivable from the manor.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on the fourth day before St. Peter’s Chains last. Henry son and heir of Henry de Percy, ‘le pier,’ is next heir to the premises.
He is of full age.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (2.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (14.) (Norfolk and Suffolk.)
407. THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF JOHN REYSON.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Thomas, who held by knight’s service of the heir of William de Botreaux, a minor in the king’s wardship, and died while himself a minor in the king’s wardship, and also as to who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 7 February, 43 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Forthyngebrigge, 24 February, 43 Edward III.
Overburgate. A messuage and 30a. land, held of the heir of William de Botreaux, late a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died while himself a minor in the king’s wardship on Friday after the Assumption, 35 Edward III. His next heirs are Eleanor wife of John Pyk, aged 32 years and more, and Margery wife of William Cook, aged 30 years and more, his aunts, sisters of the said John Reyson.
The king has been in possession of the premises since the death of John by the hands of John de Nutstede, to whom by his letters patent he committed the custody of two-thirds of all the lands &c. late of John Reyson, together with the marriage of Thomas, during the latter’s minority, for a yearly rent of 13s. 4d.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (3.)
408. JOHN LE ROUS.
Writ, 8 November, 43 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE MARCH OF WALES. Inq. (indented) taken at Hereford, 10 May, 44 Edward III. (fn. 2)
Aleynesmore. The manor (extent given), held by him, through his guardians, of the bishopric of Hereford, void and then in the king’s hand by the death of Lewis de Cherleton, by knight’s service.
Wylynhale. The hamlet (extent given), held by him, through his guardian, of James le Boteler, earl of Ormond, by knight’s service.
Tregget. The manor, in the march of Wales, held of John Bromwych, knight, by service of socage.
He died on 31 August last, being still a minor. Juliana his sister, aged 12 years on 14 June last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (4.)
Inq. P.M. File 32. (5.)
409. JOHN DE RAGHTON, or RAXHTON.
Writ, 20 November, 43 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Carlisle, Saturday after Christmas, 43 Edward III.
Raxhton and Gaytscales. 4 messuages and 36a. land, held of the king in chief by service of a third part of a serjeanty of keeping an eyrie of hawks in the forest of Inglewod and rendering 4s. 8d. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff. He held the same by virtue of a feoffment made by John de Lowden, chaplain, to him and Margaret his wife, daughter of William de Stapleton, deceased, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of Margaret. The said Margaret died in John’s lifetime without heir of her body.
Raxhton and Gaytscales. A third part of the lordship, and 10s. rent from divers free tenants, held of the king as parcel of the said third part of the above serjeanty. He held these by feoffment of John son of Henry de Raxhton by virtue of an entail made as above.
William de Stapleton, brother of the said Margaret, aged 30 years and more, is next heir by virtue of the aforesaid entail and feoffment.
Raxhton and Gaytscales. A messuage, 10a. land and 10s. rent, which he had from the lady Margaret de Dacre in exchange for land in Burgh on Sands. They are held of the king by service of a third part of the above serjeanty and by rendering 6s. 8d. at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff.
Raxhton and Gaitscales. A messuage, 10a. land and 10s. rent, which he had from Sir William Lenglis in exchange for land in Paxton, co. Huntingdon. They are held of the king as last above.
Langholm. 4 tenements, held in right of Eleanor, his wife, of the king in chief by service of rendering 15s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff.
Gamelsby. 3 tenements and half a watermill held in right of Eleanor, his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Cruddayk. 3 tenements, held in right of Eleanor, his wife, of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff.
Blakthwayt. A plot so called, held in right of Eleanor, his wife, of the king in chief by service of rendering 15s. yearly at the Exchequer of Carlisle by the hands of the sheriff.
Crinkledyk. A tenement, held in right of Eleanor, his wife, of the king in chief by service of rendering 2d. at the Assumption for cornage.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Sunday after St. Luke last. Oliver his son, aged 15 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (5.)
410. ROBERT DE RAYMES.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Robert, and who has been in possession of his lands since his death and received the issues. 20 April, 43 Edward III.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunday the feast of SS. Simon and Jude, 43 Edward III.
Aydenhall. The manor.
Ayedon. A moiety of the town.
Bolom. A moiety of the manor.
Grenelyghton. A plot.
All held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee and a half, as a moiety of the barony of Bolom.
Bolom. A mediety of the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief.
Estburneton. The town is held of the said moiety of the barony by William de Hesilrig by service of one knight’s fee and by rendering 13s. 4d. yearly for ward of Newcastle upon Tyne and 14d. for cornage at the feast of St. Cuthbert.
Le Shortflat. The manor, held by the said Robert of the barony of Bolbek by service of one knight’s fee and a fourth part of a fee. The following are held of the said manor:—
Cambowe. The manor, held by Robert de Fenwyk by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and by rendering 6s. 8d. yearly for ward of the castle aforesaid and 14d. for cornage.
Shafthowe. The manor, held by Robert ……., son and heir of John de Aynesle, a minor, by service of one knight’s fee and by rendering 13s. 4d. for ward of the castle aforesaid and 14d. for cornage.
Hawyk. The town, held by Alan del Strother by service of a third part of a knight’s fee and by rendering of 4s. yearly for ward of the said castle and 14d. for cornage.
The said Robert died in the pestilence on 10 October, 23 Edward III.
Nicholas his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
The king assigned the tenements in Shortflat to Agnes late the wife of Robert as dower; and because Robert had been sheriff and escheator in Northumberland, the king committed to her the keeping of two-thirds of all the lands which had been his until his debts to the king should be fully satisfied. Agnes was in possession of the said two-thirds for six years following Robert’s death, rendering 10 marks yearly to the king, according to an extent made by the sheriff, who was then escheator. After that time the king committed the custody of the two-thirds on the same conditions to Robert de Herle, who was in possession for seven years. After that time William de Raygate, then escheator, [and] John de Scutherskelf, late escheator, were in possession and accounted in the Exchequer for the issues until 27 November, 42 Edward III, since when they have been in the possession of Thomas de Musgrave, escheator, who is to answer therefor. In 34 Edward III the tenements in Shortflat were taken into the king’s hand by William de Nessefeld, escheator, because Agnes, being the king’s widow, had married Robert de Louther without the king’s licence. From that time until 27 November, 42 Edward III, they were in the possession of the said William, William de Raygate, and John de Scutherskelf, who answered for the profits; and since then they have been in the possession of Thomas de Musgrave, who will so answer. Agnes died on 8 October, 36 Edward III.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (6.)
411. WILLIAM DE STUCHE.
Writ, 20 August, 43 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Drayton, 12 (sic) August, 43 Edward III.
Wlonkeslowe. A moiety of the hamlet, held of the king in chief, jointly with Alina his wife, who survives, by feoffment of Richard de Yorton, chaplain, and Vivian de Stuche, made with the king’s licence, by service of providing a man on foot for 14 days at the castle of Montgomery when there is war in Wales.
Stuche. The hamlet, held of William de Ferrariis by service of rendering 18d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 23 June last. Thomas his son, aged 18 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (7.)
412. ROBERT SCALES, knight.
Writ, 14 September, 43 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Harleston, Wednesday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 43 Edward III.
Haselyngfeld. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Monday before the Assumption last. Roger Scales, knight, his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 14 September, 43 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Rewenhale, Tuesday after Michaelmas, 43 Edward III.
Rewenhale. The manor (extent given), and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Boulogne, by service of one knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir, aged 22 years on 27 January last, as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Wrethelyngton, Saturday, Michaelmas day, 43 Edward III.
Wrethelyngton. A moiety of the manor, with a mediety of the advowson of the church, tenure not known.
Date of death and heir as last above.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Berton, Thursday after Michaelmas, 43 Edward III.
Berton Byndich. The manor, held of the honor of Clare by service of one knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Reynham, Friday after Michaelmas, 43 Edward III. (Eleven jurors.)
Reynham. A fourth part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Hagenet, services not known.
Date of death as above. Heir not given.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Ilsyngton, Wednesday after Michaelmas, 43 Edward III.
Ilsyngton. The manor (extent given).
Clenchewarton. The advowson of the church.
Howe. The manor, of no value because of sea-flooding.
All held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Hagenet, services not known.
Date of death and heir as above.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Middelton, Saturday the feast of St. Faith, 43 Edward III.
Middelton. Two-thirds of the manor (extent given, including a park with deer), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Hagenet, services not known; and a third part of the site of the manor, held of the heirs of John Bardolf by a rent of 6d. yearly; and 40a. arable and 15s. rent, held of Edward prince of Wales and Aquitaine, as of his castle of Rysyngg, by service of half a knight’s fee; and a manor called ‘le Castelhalle’ (extent given), held of the honor of Clare by service of half a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 149. (5.) (Cambridge.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 150. (2, 4 and 7.) (Norfolk, Essex and Suffolk.)
413. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF GEOFFREY DE SAY.
Writ, 3 August, 43 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Rochester, 12 August, 43 Edward III.
Berlyng and Burghham. The manors, held in dower after the death of Geoffrey her husband, the reversion belonging to William de Say, son and heir of Geoffrey. The manors are held of the king by knight’s service, as of the crown.
She died on 28 July last. William de Say, of full age, son of Geoffrey, is the next heir of Geoffrey and Maud.
SUSSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Lewes, 20 August, 43 Edward III.
Hammes. The manor, which she and Geoffrey held in tail male, with remainder to the right heirs of Geoffrey, by gift and grant of Thomas de Hethe. The manor is held of the earl of Arundel by knight’s service, as of his castle of Lewes, and the reversion belongs to William de Say, son of Geoffrey and Maud.
Bocstede. The manor, which she held jointly with Geoffrey her husband and William her son by gift and grant of Richard de Chuderlegh, parson of the church of Marmehull, and John Cramphorne to the said Geoffrey, William and Maud and the heirs of the bodies of Geoffrey and Maud, with remainder after the death of William to the right heirs of Geoffrey, as appears by a charter shewn to the jurors. The manor is held of John Waleys, knight, by service of rendering 12d. yearly at his manor of Glynde.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (9.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 145. (8–10.)
414. MARGARET SEINT OWAYN.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Margaret, who held of the heir of Roger de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, a minor in the king’s wardship, and as to who has been in possession of her lands since her death and received the issues. 8 July, 43 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Hereford, 7 August, 43 Edward III.
Germeston by Webbeleye. A messuage, 60a. arable, a parcel of meadow and a grove of underwood, held of Edmund, son and heir of the said late earl. The king had the issues thereof from the time of her death by the hand of Philip de Lutteleye, late escheator.
She died on 3 October, 35 Edward III. John son of John Seint Owayn of Burton, aged 20 years and more on 14 August last, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (10.)
415. RICHARD DE SALTEBY of Grantham.
Writ, 20 September, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Grantham, Saturday after St. Denis, 43 Edward III.
Heryerdby and Grantham. A messuage and a carucate of land which he acquired from Robert de Whitwell, held of the king in chief, service not known.
Grantham. A messuage, held of the earl of Cambridge by one attendance yearly at his court of Grantham.
The said Richard held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Thursday after St. James, 43 Edward III. Thomas his son, aged 3 years and more, is his heir.
Commission to Thomas de Ingelby, Thomas de Fulnetby, sheriff of Lincoln, Roger de Meres and Walter de Kelby, escheator in the county of Lincoln, to enquire by what service the said Richard held the messuage and carucate of land in Heryardeby, what other lands &c. he held in the county, who is his heir and of what age, and who have had possession of his lands &c. since his death. 28 January, 44 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lincoln, Friday after St. Peter’s Chair, 44 Edward III.
Heryerdeby. A messuage and a carucate of land, acquired as above. They are held of the king in chief in socage, as of the ancient socage of Grantham, by fealty and the service of one appearance at the court of Grantham, and not by any knight’s service. He acquired them from Robert de Whitewell.
Grantham. A messuage (as in the last inquisition).
Being of full and good memory he gave all his other lands &c. and his goods in the county to John de Bokyngham, bishop of Lincoln, Sir John Sharp, parson of the church of Somerby, Geoffrey, vicar of the church of Grantham, and Adam de Eyleston, their heirs and assigns, without any condition or fraud.
Date of death and heir as above.
Commission to Thomas de Fulnetby, sheriff of Lincoln, and Walter de Kelby, escheator, to enquire as to a supposed alienation of lands by the said Richard so as to defraud the king of his wardship, and as to the date of his death &c., and the persons who have since then had possession of the lands. 6 December, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Sleford, Monday before Easter, 44 Edward III.
Heryerdeby. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the king in chief, as of the socage of Grantham.
Grantham. A messuage, held in socage of Edmund earl of Cambridge by fealty and the service of one attendance at his court in Grantham after Michaelmas.
On Wednesday before St. James last he alienated the following by charter to John bishop of Lincoln, John Sharp, parson of the church of Somerby, Geoffrey, vicar of the church of Grantham, and Adam de Eyleston, but without any condition or fraud to defraud the king of the wardship thereof:—
Gunwardeby. A messuage and 2 carucates of land.
Grantham. A messuage and 5 shops and other lands &c.
Dunsthorp. A messuage and a carucate of land.
These three items were held of the same earl in socage.
Westby. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of John de Parys by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir (aged 4 years and more) as above.
Since the alienation the above grantees have taken all the issues of the premises alienated. Walter de Kelby, escheator, has had possession of the premises in Heryerdby and Grantham whereof Richard died seised, and has taken the profits since his death for the king’s use by reason of the minority of the heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (11.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 29. (17.)
416. JOHN DE THORNTON, or THORNETON.
Writ, 18 June, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, in the church of the Holy Trinity, Saturday after St. Laurence, 43 Edward III.
York. A messuage, held by the courtesy of England, of the right and inheritance of Alice his wife, lately deceased, of the king in chief by service of keeping the gaol of the king’s forest of Galtres which is in the said messuage, receiving for such keeping 5d. a day from the king and his heirs by the hands of the bailiffs of the city of York.
Skelton. 20s. yearly rent, held by the courtesy of England, as above, of the king in chief by the same service.
Bustardthorp. 7s. yearly rent, held as last above.
York. 1lb. pepper receivable from a tenement in Jubretgate formerly belonging to John de Burton, held as last above.
York. Two messuages, held in his demesne as of fee by purchase from the king in the burgage (burgio) of the city.
He held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on 7 June last. Robert de Thorneton, aged 24 years and more, is son and heir of the said John and Alice.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (12.)
417. FELICIA LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT TILLIOL, knight.
Writ to the escheator to enquire as to the lands and heir of the said Felicia, and who has been in possession of her lands since her death and received the issues. 20 January, 43 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Carlisle, 28 January, 44 Edward III.
Kirkelevyngton. A third part of the manor, except the services of John de Tirlwall.
Scolitelgarth. Tenements worth 14s. 4d. yearly.
Scalby. A watermill, the park, and a close newly reclaimed.
Stapilton. 40s. rent from certain tenements.
All the above she held by the king’s gift as her dower of Robert’s lands.
She died on Friday after the Assumption, 43 Edward III. Peter Tilliol, aged 13 years and in the king’s wardship, is Robert’s son and heir.
The king has been in possession of all her lands since her death, and received the profits.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (13.)
418. JOHN SON OF EDMUND DE THWENG.
Writ, 16 October, 43 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Malton, 6 December, 43 Edward III.
Southbrune. 7 messuages, 10 cottages, and 21 bovates of land, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Cornburgh. A capital messuage and about 100a. land and meadow, held of John de Nevill by knight’s service, and not of the king in chief, which the deceased long before his death gave to Marmaduke de Thweng, his son, and Amanda wife of the latter, and their heirs and assigns. Marmaduke still holds them.
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the escheator’s bailiwick.
He died on Monday after St. Peter’s Chains last. The said Marmaduke, aged 15 1/2 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (14.)
419. ISABEL LATE THE WIFE OF HUGH TIRELL, or TYREL, knight.
Writ, 7 January, 43 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. made at Salisbury, 12 January, 43 Edward III. (Nineteen jurors.)
Wynterslewe. A messuage and 4 virgates of land, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, and charged with a yearly rent of 20s. to the prior of Ivychurche; and 30a. land, held of Thomas de la Ryvere by a rent of 5s. yearly.
Old Sarum. A messuage and a dovecote, held of the king in chief by a rent of 4s. yearly.
Evere. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the heirs of Thomas de Overton by a rent of 8s. yearly, and charged with rents of 21s. to Reynold Perrot and 2s. to Geoffrey Ticchebourne.
Larkestoke. A carucate of land, held of Hugh Cheyne by knight’s service and a rent of 12s. yearly.
Stratford. 5a. land and 1 1/2 a. meadow, held of the bishop of Salisbury, service not known.
Salisbury. 100s. rent, held of the same bishop, service not known.
Fissherton. 6l. rent, held of the heir of John Fronk by a rent of 1d.
Bymerton. 8l. rent, held of Reynold Perrot by a rent of 10s. yearly.
Chilhampton. 6l. 10s. rent, held of the abbess of Wilton by a rent of 50s. yearly.
Little Wichford. 40s. rent, held of the same abbess by a rent of 20s. yearly.
Heghtredebury. 20s. rent, held of the heirs of Bartholomew de Burgherssh, service not known.
Fenny Sutton. A messuage, 2 carucates of land, and a mill, tenure not known.
Cossele and Whitebourne. 4l. rent, tenure not known.
Swaleweclyve. 26s. 8d. rent, tenure not known.
Sutton Mandeville. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of John Testwode by service of 12d. yearly.
Fovente. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held of the abbess of Wilton, service not known.
All the above she held for life in joint feoffment with Walter atte Bergh, late her husband, to them and to his heirs.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 25 October last. John atte Bergh, Walter’s son and heir, aged 11 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (15.)
420. ROGER DE TRUMPYNGTON, or TRUMPYTON.
Writ, 17 November, 43 Edward III.
Endorsed: He had no lands &c. in the counties of Huntingdon and Buckingham.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Cambridge, 16 January, 43 Edward III.
Trumpyngton. The manor, held of William de Fereres, knight, by homage and fealty.
Gritton. The manor, held of the duke of Lancaster and the same William by homage and fealty.
On Friday after Michaelmas, 41 Edward III, he alienated the premises to John de Newmarch, Nicholas Markele, rector of the church of Northyevele, Peter de Belgrave, rector of the church of Blounham, Edmund de Burton, John Rous, John Malyns of Blounham, and Hugh atte Hill, as is contained in a charter thereof.
He died on Friday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 42 Edward III. Roger de Trumpyngton, his son, aged 24 years and more, is his heir.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford, 14 January, 43 Edward III.
Mokerhanger. The manor, held of William de Fereres, knight, by knight’s service, except a moiety of a watermill held of Roger de Bischopesdon by knight’s service.
Benston. The manor, held of the lady Dengaigne by knight’s service.
On Friday after Michaelmas, 41 Edward III, he alienated both manors as above.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 17 November, 43 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, 20 December, 43 Edward III.
Berewyk. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service on 6 October, 42 Edward III. On 9 October in the same year he alienated it without the king’s licence to Edmund de Borton, Hugh Warde and others, who held it and received the issues until 6 April, 43 Edward III, when it was taken into the king’s hand by an inquisition taken ex officio before the escheator. The extent includes a park with deer.
Date of death not known. Heir as above, aged 28 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (16.)
421. JOHN SON OF WILLIAM TRUMWYN of Cannok.
Writ to enquire as to the lands of William (sic), 9 October, 43 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Lychfeld, 8 December, 43 Edward III.
The said John son of William was a minor in the king’s wardship, and held the following by his guardian:—
Cannok. Two-thirds of a virgate of land, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s hay of Chistelyn and the bailiwick of Le Heghecank; a carucate of land, held of the bishop of Chester by fealty and service of doing suit to his court of Cannok and Ruggeleye every three weeks; two-thirds of a watermill, held of the same bishop by the services aforesaid; two-thirds of two plots of meadow, held of the same bishop by the services aforesaid; and 13s. 2d. rent of free tenants, held of the same bishop by the services aforesaid.
Weston. Three parts of the manor, according to a division into five equal parts, held of Richard earl of Arundel by serjeanty.
Blymenhull. 20s. rent of free tenants, held of Ralph earl of Stafford by knight’s service.
Neuton by Blythfeld. Three parts of the manor, held of Richard earl of Arundel by serjeanty as above.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 16 October last. Elizabeth his sister, aged 15 years and more, is his heir.
[The Exchequer copy is somewhat differently arranged, and contains the following additional information]:—
The tenements in Cannok and Blymenhull descended to John after the death of William Trumwyn of Cannok; and Philip de Lutteleye had the custody of them by the king’s commitment until John’s lawful age, without rendering anything therefor. The premises in Weston under Luseyord and Neuton descended to him by the death of Elizabeth late the wife of Adam de Peshale; and from the time of her death until the death of John the issues thereof were answered for to the king by the escheator.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (17.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 31. (1.)
422. HENRY TAILBOYS, or TALEBOYS.
Writ, 17 April, 43 Edward III.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Newcastle upon Tyne, Thursday after Whitsun, 43 Edward III.
Hephale. A moiety of the barony (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and by rendering 5s. yearly at the feast of St. Cuthbert in September for cornage. The extent includes the following:—
Hephale. 4 messuages and 72a. land, held by the deceased jointly with Eleanor his wife.
Tossan. A moiety of the town (extent given), held jointly as above. The extent includes a several pasture called ‘le Fryth’ and a moiety of a watermill.
Falulyez. A plot of pasture so called, held jointly as above.
Bykerton. The manor, held of the deceased, as of the said moiety of barony, by Thomas de Bykerton by service of rendering 8s. yearly.
Warton. A moiety of the town, held of the deceased by Richard del Park by service of rendering 6d. yearly, and by suit of court and payment of multure at a thirteenth (ad xiij. vas) at the aforesaid moiety of the mill of Tossan.
Nethirtyrewhit. 2 husbandlands, held of the deceased by Hugh Galon by service of rendering 1lb. cummin or 1 1/2d. yearly.
Great Tossan. 2 husbandlands, held of the deceased by the heirs of Robert de Maners by service of rendering 3d. yearly.
Warton. 2 husbandlands, held by the deceased jointly with Eleanor his wife, as of her right and inheritance.
Flotwayton. 30a. land, held in form aforesaid.
Scharpirton. 7 husbandlands, held jointly as above.
Schetebankes, le Newhall (?) and Foxdene. Plots so called, held jointly as above.
All the premises which are not held of the king in chief are held of Gilbert de Umframvill, earl of Angus, by service of rendering 1lb. pepper and by suit of court ……
The deceased held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died …………. Lent last. Walter his son, aged 19 years at the Purification last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (18.)
423. RICHARD TALBOT of Richard’s Castle.
Writ, 30 November, 43 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Gloucester, 12 January, 43 Edward III.
La Lee. A messuage and a virgate of land, held of the king in chief by the petty serjeanty of keeping the king’s bailiwick there in the forest of Mucheleden. He held it without title, of the inheritance of John son and heir of John Inge, knight, whom he unjustly disseised thereof. There are also 40s. rents of assise of free tenants, and pleas &c. of court worth 3s. 4d. yearly.
He died on 25 November last, heir not known. The next heir of John Inge the younger is Joan his daughter, aged 18 years and more, now the wife of Richard Dore.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (19.)
424. ROBERT DE UFFORD, EARL OF SUFFOLK.
Writ, 8 November, 43 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Smethfeld, Wednesday after St. Katharine, 43 Edward III.
London. A garden containing 3 roods in the parish of St. Botolph in [the street] called ‘Goswelle,’ held of the church of St. Botolph by a yearly rent of 12d.
He died on Sunday after All Saints last. William de Ufford, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 8 November, 43 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. (indented) taken before the mayor, 17 November, 43 Edward III.
Parish of St. Giles without Crepulgate in the suburb. A tenement with a garden and 14 shops with solars built over, held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city of London.
He held no other lands &c. in the city or suburb.
Date of death and heir as above.
Writ, 8 November, 43 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Grantham, Saturday the eve of St. Katharine, 43 Edward III.
Berughby. One knight’s fee, held of him by John de Buzon by knight’s service and by service of rendering 40d. yearly for ward of the castle of Eye.
Alyngton. One knight’s fee, held of him by the abbot of Neubo by the like services.
Neubo. Half a knight’s fee, held of him by the same abbot by knight’s service, of the gift of the ancestors of William Malbus in perpetual alms and by service of 20d. yearly to be received of the said William and his heirs for ward of the said castle.
Ancastre, Wilsford, Ingoldesby, Herlaston and Colstreworth. Half a knight’s fee, held of him by the heirs of John Malet by knight’s service and 20d. yearly for ward of the said castle.
Welburn. Rents of 6s. 8d. from Richard de Wilsford, 6d. from Richard earl of Arundel, and 6d. from John son of Thomas son of Peter.
Merston. 12d. rent from divers tenants.
Segbrok. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held of him by John Talbot, knight, by knight’s service.
All the above he held in tail male of the king in chief by knight’s service.
The perquisites of the court of fees of the honor of Eye in the county are worth 40s. yearly.
Date of death as above. William de Ufford, knight, his son, aged 26 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 8 November, 43 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Dedham, Tuesday after St. Martin in the Winter, 43 Edward III.
Dedham. The manor (extent given, including a custom called ‘onzeld’).
Gestuyngthorp. The manor.
Both held of the king, services not known, by gift of the king to him and the heirs male of his body.
Date of death and heir as first above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Ipswich, Wednesday after St. Martin in the Winter, 43 Edward III. (Thirteen jurors.)
Ipswich, Westerfeld, Russhemere, Kessegrave, and Tudenham. Rents of 7l. 13s. and 48 hens, and pleas and perquisites of court, with a leet held about Michaelmas.
Wlfreston and Chelmyngton in the hundred of Saunford. 16d. rent.
Saunford hundred. Two tourns and two leets held about Easter.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Oreford, Saturday after St. Edmund the Bishop, 43 Edward III.
Oreford. The castle and town (extent given), held of the king, by gift of the king to him and his heirs, at a yearly rent of a peppercorn during his lifetime and 20l. yearly payable by his heirs after his death. The extent includes a market-place (forum) with a fair on the feast of St. Bartholomew, a leet held on Wednesday after St. Hilary, a pasture called ‘le Kyngeston,’ and a meadow called ‘Kyngesmedwe.’
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Walsham, Monday before St. Edmund the King, 43 Edward III.
Walsham. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering 16s. yearly at the king’s castle of Norwich.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Eye, Tuesday the feast of St. Edmund the King, 43 Edward III.
Suffolk county. 20l. yearly rent out of the issues of the county, held by gift of the king to him and his heirs in the name and honour of earl of Suffolk. The said rent is held of the king, service not known.
The earl also held the following, with the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches thereto belonging, by gift of the king to him and the heirs male of his body, together with the manor of Causton, co. Norfolk. They are held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Eye. The castle, town, manor and honor (extent given). The extent includes a park, a fishery, 30s. farm of Dalango, pleas &c. of the courts of ‘sokenecourt’ and ‘barouncourt,’ 6 tourns belonging to the honor, 7 (sic) bailiwicks in fee belonging to the said court baron, namely, Thomas de Wynggefeld, bailiff ‘Straungge,’ Richard Garvays, bailiff ‘Chamberleyns,’ Robert Parker, bailiff ‘Eyr,’ John de Reysyngg, bailiff ‘Turges,’ John Reddeman, bailiff ‘Parker,’ John Cherche, bailiff ‘Berue,’ Seman Blaunchard, bailiff of Suddon, and Theobald Oseberne, bailiff ‘Waus,’ 67l. rents of foreign tenants collected by those bailiffs, and a market-place (forum) with three fairs on the feasts of St. Margaret, St. Bartholomew and the Nativity of St. Mary.
Thorndon. The manor (extent given, including a park called ‘Royshaggelis,’ and a leet held on Tuesday in Whitsun week).
Haghle. The town and manor (extent given, including a park with deer, a market-place with a fair at the Assumption, and a leet held on Thursday in Whitsun week).
Hertismere and Stowe. The hundreds.
The earl also held 22l. rent in Combys by the king’s grant, and a messuage and 100a. land in Dynyton of the king in chief, service not known.
Date of death and heir as above.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Oreford (?), Saturday …… St. Edmund the King, 43 Edward III.
Benhale. The manor (extent given), held by gift of the king to him and the heirs male of his body by the services due before it came to the king’s hand, namely, part of William de Ufford and Joan his wife, as of the castle of Framelyngham, by service of 1d. yearly, part of the heirs of John Beumund by service of 13s. 4d., and part of Roger de Huntyngfeld by service of a third part (?) of a knight’s fee. The extent includes a small park with deer, a leet held at Whitsun, and foreign leets held at the same feast in the hundred of Plomisgate jointly with the prior of Ely …… (The rest is mostly torn away.)
NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Costeseye, Monday before St. Edmund the King and Martyr, 43 Edward III.
Costeseye. The manor (extent given), formerly held for life by John de Claveryngg by grant of Edward II. The reversion was granted by the present king to the earl and the heirs male of his body, and he held it after John’s death during his life and died seised thereof. It is held of the king, as the jurors understand, but the services they do not know. The extent includes a park with deer, a water-mill beyond ‘Westmille’ with the fishery of its pond, a fulling-mill with its fishery, the fishery of a stew by Fybrigg, the fishery of Baubourgh, a warren, a leet held about Whitsun, and a court held once before Michaelmas and once before Easter. The manor is charged from time immemorial with a yearly pension of 10l. to the abbot of Bonreppos.
Bourgh. The manor (extent given), similarly held in tail male of the king’s gift by the services due before it came to the king’s hand, namely, part of the prior of Castelacre by service of 5s. yearly, part of the lord of Bramton by service of 3s. and of the abbot of St. Edmund’s by service of 3s., and part of the rector of Bourgh by service of 20d. and of Roger de Fybrigg by service of 2d. The extent includes a park, fairs held on the feasts of St. Nicholas and the Annunciation, and a leet at Michaelmas.
Brampton. 2a. meadow, held in demesne as of fee of the lord of Bourgh.
Heynisford. 100s. rent, held in demesne as of fee of the duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
Hekelyng. A messuage and 16a. land late of Nicholas Chamberleyn, held in demesne as of fee of the earl of Pembroke and other lords, services not known.
Wynterton. A leet, and a market every Thursday, held in demesne as of fee.
Baketon. 20l. yearly rent to be received from the prior of Bromholm in respect of a fifteenth part (quindena) of the manor, as parcel of the honor of Eye. He was seised of the said rent to him and the heirs male of his body.
Norfolk and Suffolk. 66l. 16s. 8d. rent to be received by the hands of the sheriff out of the first farms and issues of the counties. He held the same by the king’s gift to him and the heirs male of his body, as the king’s charter testifies.
Causton. The manor (extent given), together with 20l. yearly rent out of the issues of the county of Suffolk in the name and honour of earl of Suffolk, and the castle, town, manor, and honor of Eye, the manor of Thorndon, the town of Haghele, and the hundreds of Hertismere and Stowe, co. Suffolk, held by gift of the king to him and the heirs male of his body by service of one knight’s fee. The extent includes rents called ‘keyepans’ and ‘strikyngsilver,’ a market every Wednesday, and fairs on the feasts of St. Agnes and St. Peter’s Chains.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 213. (20.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 31. (7.) (London.)

Footnotes

  • 1. The Ecxhequer copy adds ‘as of his manor of Chityngleghe’.
  • 2. The Exchequer copy is dated 31 March, and the deceased is described (in an interlineation as son and heir of Thomas Rous.