Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 225

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1954.

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A. E. Stamp, J. B. W. Chapman, M. C. B. Dawes, D. B. Wardle, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 225', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III( London, 1954), British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp126-130 [accessed 25 July 2024].

A. E. Stamp, J. B. W. Chapman, M. C. B. Dawes, D. B. Wardle, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 225', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III( London, 1954), British History Online, accessed July 25, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp126-130.

A. E. Stamp, J. B. W. Chapman, M. C. B. Dawes, D. B. Wardle. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 225". Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III. (London, 1954), , British History Online. Web. 25 July 2024. https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp126-130.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 225

159. JOHN AUNTEROUS.
(Writ missing.)
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Lenne, Friday in Easter week, 46 Edward III.
Stowebardolf. 17a. land and 6s. rent, parcel of the manor of Stowebardolf, which is held of the king in chief by knight’s service. He held the said land and rent for life by grant of John Bardolf of Wyrmegeye, with reversion to the heirs of the said John Bardolf.
He died on Monday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 44 Edward III. John his son, aged 24 years and more, is his heir in blood. From the time of his death Edmund de Thorp, then sheriff, had possession of the premises until Martinmas, 45 Edward III; and since then Robert Bacon, the present sheriff, has had possession, by what title the jurors know not.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (1.)
160. THOMAS DAUDELE of Horseth.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken ex officio at Horseth, 20 May, 46 Edward III.
Horseth. 3s. rent receivable from Peter Carbonel for his tenements there.
West Wykham. 16d. rent receivable from William Wolf for his tenement there.
The said rents are parcel of the manor of Horseth, which is held of the heir of the earl of Oxford, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a twelfth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on Monday the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross last. James his son, aged two months, is his heir.
Writ, 10 June, 46 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Oxford, 20 July, 46 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (2.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 34. (9.) (Oxford.)
161. HILLARY LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE BROMLEY.
Writ, 10 August, 46 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Stafford, 20 August, 46 Edward III.
Assheley. 2 messuages and 20a. land, held in dower, of the inheritance of Alice daughter of the said John, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
She died on 6 July last. The next heir of John is the aforesaid Alice, aged 24 years and more, wife of John de Froddesham.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 35. (13.)
162. JOHN BLEBURY, or BLEOBURY.
Writ, 20 April, 46 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. (indented) taken at Farendon, 28 June, 46 Edward III.
Fernham. He held no lands &c. in demesne as of fee on the day of his death, but he gave to Edmund de Chelreye of Berks, John Corf, rector of the church of Colyngborne Abbatis, co. Wilts, Thomas Hungurford of the same county, John Croume, rector of the church of Shalyngforde, co. Berks, John Crekkelade and Thomas Temese, and their heirs, a messuage, 2 carucates of land and certain plots of meadow in Fernham, which are held of the king in chief by knight’s service, without the king’s licence.
Heir not known.
Writ of plenius certiorari as to the name and age of the heir, whether he is married or not, and how many acres are contained in the meadow referred to in the above inquisition. 14 July, 46 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. (indented) taken at Farendon, 24 July, 46 Edward III.
John’s heir is Maud daughter of Hugh atte Watere and Joan his wife, John’s sister. The said Maud is 28 years of age and more, and was married to John Sewal on 10 October, 34 Edward III. The meadow in Fernham contains 10a.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (4.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 34. (6.)
163. JOHN BROCAS, knight.
Writ of precipimus, 24 April, 46 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. (indented) taken at Wyndesore, 18 June, 46 Edward III.
Clyware. 3 1/2 messuages, 97 1/2a. arable and 2 1/2a. meadow, held for his life of John Cyfrewast, knight, as of his manor of Clyware, by homage and fealty, and by doing suit to his court of Clyware every three weeks, rendering to him yearly 25s. 7 1/2d. and a pound of pepper less one ounce, and paying to him 11 1/2d. yearly for hidage, ‘shepesselver’ and ‘warde’; a moiety of a messuage and 10a. arable, held for his life of the prior of Brustlesham by service of 5s. 4d. and suit every three weeks to the prior’s court of his manor of Bolstrode; and a messuage, held for his life of Robert Taylour and Adam Balle by service of 18d.
New Wyndesore. A messuage, 15a. 1r. arable, and 2a. meadow, held for his life of the king, rendering 7s. 4 3/4d. yearly.
Old Wyndesore. 3a. arable, held for his life by rendering to the king 4s. yearly.
Bray. Divers purprestures, held for his life by rendering to the king 54s. 11d. yearly.
He died on the feast of St. Maurice, 39 Edward III. John son of Oliver Brocas his son, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
Ever since his death William Wyneforde has had possession of the premises and received the issues by grant of the king by letters patent. Three years before his death John Brocas alienated the premises to the king and his heirs for ever; and the king afterwards granted them to him for life, free of rent.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (5.)
164. VALENTINE BECKE.
Writ of mandamus, 7 March, 46 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Fordyngbrugge, 22 June, 46 Edward III.
Winchester. The office of porter (janitoris) of the castle, held of the king in chief by the service of finding two armed men at his own expense in the tower over the gate of the castle to keep it in time of war.
He died on 10 September, 6 Edward III. John, aged 24 years, son of Valentine de Becke, knight, his son, is his heir, Immediately after his death the sheriff took possession of the office, as other sheriffs have done ever since, because the heir did not pursue his right.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (6.)
165. JOHN BASSET, knight.
Writ, 23 April, 46 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Rothewell, Wednesday after Corpus Christi, 46 Edward III.
Ruston. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of St. Peter there, held of Thomas Roos, as of the castle of Bever, by service of 20s. . . d. yearly. The extent includes a several fishery.
He died on 10 March last. John his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 23 April, 46 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford, 19 June, 46 Edward III.
Milton Herneys. A messuage, 120a. arable, 8a. meadow, 4a. pasture, 6s. 8d. rent of assise, and a fishery in the common water; and 40a. land, held of his grant by Norman Basset and Katharine Basset for their lives, with reversion to him and his heirs. The said lands &c. and reversion are held of Roger de Beauchamp, knight, as of the barony of Bedford, by knight’s service.
He died in the parts of Gascony, date not known. Heir as above, aged 21 years and more.
Writ, 23 April, 46 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. taken at Chestirfeld, Saturday after Corpus Christi, that is, 29 May, 46 Edward III.
Nethirhaddon. A moiety of the manor (extent given), with its members in Roulesley and Haldeport, held of the king in chief by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Edeneshoure. The site of the manor, with 2 carucates of land and 4a. meadow, held of Thomas de Shirley by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee. A third part of the manor was recovered against him by Maud late the wife of John Bczoun, and is held by her in dower.
Date of death and heir as first above.
C. Edw. III. File 225 (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 35. (4.) (Bedford.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 161. (3.) (Derby.)
166. JOHN BOULEWAS.
Writ of precipimus, 28 April, 46 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, 7 July, 46 Edward III.
Boulewas and Isembrugge. The manors, with Rodynton, Cherynton, Suggedon, and Caynton (extents given), which have always been parcels of the said manors, and the bailiwick of keeping the king’s forests and hays throughout the county, which has always belonged to the same manors, were in John’s seisin as of fee simple until they were delivered to John de Burleye, knight, Adam Esgar, clerk, and Thomas de la Barre, the elder, in execution of a statute merchant for 1000l. made to them by John his father; and they gave their estate therein to John de Eylesford, his executors and assigns. Afterwards, with the king’s licence, the deceased granted the reversion thereof, after the 1000l. should have been fully levied with damages and expenses, to Hugh de Monyton, Thomas de Burghope, John de Stretton and Roger Partrich, and their heirs, reserving nothing to himself; and John de Eylesford attorned to them. Afterwards, with the king’s licence, they granted the reversion to the deceased and the heirs of his body, with remainder to John de Eylesford and Isabel his wife and their heirs; and John de Eylesford attorned to the deceased. Thus the deceased held the premises on the day of his death as above, having no other estate therein. The manors are held of the king in chief, and have always been so held of his predecessors, by the service of keeping all the king’s forests and hays throughout the county. The lands &c. in Cherynton, Suggedon and Caynton are similarly held. A toft and a moiety of a virgate of land at Rodynton are held of Richard earl of Arundel, service not known.
The deceased died beyond seas on 4 April, 44 Edward III. William de Barton, the younger, aged 24 years and more, son of Isabel his sister, and Maud de Rodenham, his other sister, aged 28 years and more, are his heirs.
John de Eylesford had possession of the premises, except the keepership, by virtue of the said statute, from the time of the death until 21 June, 44 Edward III, when they were delivered to him and Isabel his wife and their heirs, by the king’s writ to William Banastre, then escheator. The keepership was taken into the king’s hand and is still there.
C. Edw. III. File 225. (8.)