Addenda to Vol. IX

Pages 433-435

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 12, Edward III. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1938.

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WESTMORLAND. Inq. taken ex officio at Kirkby in Kendale, 10 February, 25 Edward III.
Hoton Roef. A messuage and 26a. land at ‘le Heved,’ held by John of the king in chief, as of the lands late of William de Coucy, which are in the king’s hand, by fealty and service of 20d. yearly.
John died 2 years ago. His heir is a minor.
Kirkby in Kendale. A messuage and 14a. land and meadow, held by Thomas of the king in chief, as of the lands aforesaid, by fealty and service of 3d. yearly.
Thomas died 2 years ago. John his brother and heir, being without the realm, has not yet sued his right.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 84. (14.)
[The missing part of the inquisition taken at Haytfeld (Vol. IX, No. 54, p. 48) has been recovered and added to the file.]
YORK. Inq. taken at Haytfeld, Tuesday the eve of St. James, 21 Edward III.
Haytfeld. The manor, with appurtenances in Thorne, Fisshelak …………. (extents given), held for his life by grant of Edward II, with reversion to the king and his heirs.
The extent of Haytfeld includes a meadow called ‘Bradholm,’ occasionally flooded, and a park with deer, in which there is no pannage on account of the great age of the oaks. There was formerly pannage outside the park, but now there are no oaks there. The common pasture between Torne and Done is sometimes flooded at the time of agistment. The tenants pay 6 quarters 3 pecks of rye for licence not to grind at the mills of Conyngesburgh. There are rents of demesnes and wastes called old ‘penyland,’ rents of wastes newly improved and ‘penyland’ in a place called Wodehous, a common oven, a garden by the church, and rents of newly improved land and old land called ‘penyland’ in a place called Donescroft.
Thorne. The extent includes a several pasture between the causeways, a several pasture called ‘Langholm,’ sometimes flooded, common pastures called ‘Wryngel’ (?) and ‘le Northtoft,’ a several fishery called Braithmere, worth nothing because for the lord’s table, a rent of eels, a rent for licence to grind where the tenants will, rents of lands newly improved and old ‘penyland’ in Thorne and Todworth, and rents in places called ‘Bradholm’ and ‘Kirtyn.’
Fisshelak. Here there used to be a chief messuage and demesne lands, which are in the hands of tenants in fee by the king’s charter. There are 80a. meadow in demesne called ‘Erulathes.’ The demesne meadow is in the hands of tenants in fee, as above. There is no agistment either within or without the hey (haya), because the whole hey is improved by the earl for a fixed rent. There is no pannage because there are no oaks. There is a moiety of a ferry across the river Wente, a fishery in the same river, rents of a fox-skin and 2 barbed arrows at Christmas, and rents for a meadow beyond Braithmere, for pigs in the wood of Fisshelak, for 3 bovates of land for the carriage of wine from Estoft to Thorne, for leave to grind where the tenants will, for a place called Donsthorp, and for meadow in ‘le Newenge.’
Staynford with Braithwayt. The extent includes a rent of eels, a rent of cottars and tenants at will called ‘penyland,’ a rent of a bushel of rye in Muscroft hamlet for licence [to grind elsewhere] than at the mills of Conyngesburgh, and a moiety of a ferry across the water of Bramwyth. There was formerly a park called ‘Esshefeld,’ which was improved by the earl and let to divers tenants.
Brampton, Doncastre, Sandale, Barneby and Steristhorp. Rents.
The earl died on Saturday the feast of the Commemoration of St. Paul last. Heir not known.
The premises are held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee and a half.
C. Edw. III. File 86. (1.)
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Newmarket, 22 June, 23 Edward III.
Newmarket. Yearly rents of 7s. and 3 capons, held by way of dower of the inheritance of Edward son of John le Boteler, knight. They are held of the earl of Oxford by service of 6d. yearly.
Abyngton. A messuage, 2 ruinous cottages and 12a. arable, similarly held in dower of Elizabeth de Burgh, lady of Clare, by service of doing one suit yearly to her leet there.
Pyncote. 3 messuages, 6 ruinous cottages and 81a. arable, similarly held in dower as parcel of the manor of Hattele, co. Bedford, which is held of the king in chief, by service of paying 2d. yearly to the said manor, and of Elizabeth de Burgh by service of doing one suit yearly to her leet.
Joan died on 19 June last. Edward son of John le Boteler, knight, who was 11 years of age and more at the Assumption last, is her heir.
Underwritten: Date of the writ of diem clausit extremum is 19 June; date of the writ of livery to G. Bryan is 10 June.
See Vol. IX, No. 204.
E. Inq. P.M. File 10. (28.)