Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 230

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A. E. Stamp. J. B. W. Chapman. M. C. B. Dawes. D. B. Wardle, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 230', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III, (London, 1954), pp. 178-195. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp178-195 [accessed 23 June 2024].

A. E. Stamp. J. B. W. Chapman. M. C. B. Dawes. D. B. Wardle. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 230", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III, (London, 1954) 178-195. British History Online, accessed June 23, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp178-195.

Stamp, A. E.. Chapman, J. B. W.. Dawes, M. C. B.. Wardle, D. B.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 230", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 13, Edward III, (London, 1954). 178-195. British History Online. Web. 23 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol13/pp178-195.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 230

210. RALPH, EARL OF STAFFORD.
Writ, witnessed by Richard son of Edward prince of Aquitaine and Wales, guardian of England. Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
CORNWALL. Inq. taken at Kalitone, 8 October, 46 Edward III.
Kalilonde. The manor, with its advowson, held of the prince, as of his manor of Tremyngton, by service of half a knight’s fee.
He died on the last day of August, 46 Edward III. Hugh his son, aged 27 years and more, is his heir.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. (indented) taken before the mayor, 14 October, 46 Edward III.
Parish of St. Nicholas Oloof. A tenement with 7 shops annexed, and another tenement opposite to it with 2 shops, held for the term of 100 years by demise of the abbot and convent of Sautre.
Parish of All Hallows the Great in the Ropery. 72s. yearly quit-rents, to wit, 24s. issuing from a tenement of Richard de Preston, 24s. issuing from a tenement of Henry Yerdelee, and 24s. isuing from a tenement of John Pycot, all held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Hugh his son. The premises are held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city of London.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 26 years and more.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER AND THE MARCH OF WALES ADJACENT. Inq. taken at Thornbury, 20 September, 46 Edward III.
Thornbury and Ryndecombe. The manors.
Oldelonde. A view of frankpledge.
Gloucester. A yearly rent of 8s. 1d. and a court.
Newport (de Novo Burgo). The castle and town, with their members.
All held for life of the king in chief, as parcel of the honor of Gloucester, by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, deceased, by reason of issue between them.
Date of death as above. Hugh de Stafford, of full age, is son and heir of the earl and Margaret.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Wragby, Sunday before All Saints, 46 Edward III.
Thurleby. A fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Bressingburg. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Carleby. One knight’s fee.
Bassingthorp. A third part of a knight’s fee.
Denton. A third part of a knight’s fee.
Brun hundred. A third part of a knight’s fee.
Haconeby. A fifth part of a knight’s fee.
North Rouceby. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Alyngton. One knight’s fee.
Berghby. One knight’s fee.
Herlaston. A sixteenth part of a knight’s fee.
Ingoldesby. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Wyvelesford. A fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Bracebrigg and Canewyk. A third part of a knight’s fee.
Metheryngham. A third part of a knight’s fee of the fee of Gloucester.
All held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
He died on Wednesday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist last.
Hugh de Stafford, of full age, is his son and heir.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Tunbrigge, 20 September, 46 Edward III.
Ealdyng. The manor (extent given), part of the honor of Clare, held of the king in chief by service of half a knight’s fee.
Etonbrigge. A tenement, held of the abbot of Westminster by service of a pair of gilt spurs.
Coudenne. The advowson of the church.
Tounbrigge. The castle with its members, to wit, the manors of Dachehurst and Hadlo, held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of being his steward on the day of his translation.
Bradestede. The manor, held of the same archbishop by service of being his butler on the day of his translation.
All held for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Margaret his wife, with reversion to Hugh de Stafford, Margaret’s son and heir.
Date of death as first above. Hugh de Stafford, aged 30 years and more, is son and heir of the earl and Margaret.
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Blecynglegh, 6 September, 46 Edward III.
Blecynglegh. The borough and manor.
Tyllyngdene. Tenements worth 40s. 6d. yearly.
Chepstede. Tenements worth 6l. 2s. yearly.
Effyngham. Tenements worth 6l. 9d. yearly.
Tychesey. Tenements worth 6l. 10d. yearly.
Camerwelle. Tenements worth 4l. yearly.
Ocham. The manor.
All held for life, as in the last inquisition, of the king in chief as parcel of the honor of Clare and Gloucester.
Waldyngham. A tenement, with the advowson of the church, held in demesne as of fee of the abbot of Westminster by fealty.
Caterham. A tenement, similarly held of the earl of Arundel by homage and fealty.
Porkle and Stangrave. Tenements worth 100s. yearly, similarly held of Richard de Bursstowe [and] Nicholas de Loveayne, as of their manor of Blecynglegh.
Blecynglegh, Chepstede, Waldyngham and Ocham. The advowsons of the churches, held as above.
Bermundesey. A lodging in the priory, held in demesne as of fee.
St. Mary Overre. A lodging in the priory, similarly held.
Date of death and heir as above (Kent inquisition).
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Aungre, 16 September, 46 Edward III.
Aungre. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service. The extent includes a castle, a pasture called ‘le Park’ containing 40a., a market held every Tuesday, and a court with a leet.
Stanford Ryvers. The manor of Stanford (extent given, including a court with a leet); and a carucate of land called ‘Tracys,’ containing 180a. arable, 24a. meadow, 20a. pasture, 60a. wood, and 20s. rent of assise; all held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service.
Stapilford Tany. A carucate of land containing 120a. arable, 5a. meadow, 30a. pasture, 6a. wood, and 6d. rent of assise, held of Thomas de Maundevill, the younger, knight, by knight’s service.
Aungre. The hundred, with the sheriff’s tourns, view of frankpledge, perquisites of court and other profits, held by grant of the king’s progenitors.
Hersham in Haverhill. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of March and his wife, as of the honor of Gloucester, by knight’s service.
Date of death as above. Hugh de Stafford, aged 28 years and more, is his son and heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Storteford, 17 September, 46 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in the county which can be taken into the king’s hand.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Oxford, 20 September, 46 Edward III.
Hethe, Shaldeswell and Fynemere. The leets, held at Michaelmas, Martinmas and Michaelmas respectively, worth 2s. each and no more, because the earl of March is to have all further profits. They are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Fynemere. One knight’s fee, held by Osbert Fynemere.
All the above he held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, deceased.
Burforde. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Geoffrey Fynecourt.
Date of death as above. Hugh his son, aged 28 years and more, is his heir.
BERKS. Inq. (indented) taken at Hungurford, 18 September, 46 Edward III.
Heford and Hampton. One knight’s fee, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Denchesworth and Padesworth. One knight’s fee.
Hannay. A fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Wytenham. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Schiplak. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Swynebrok. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Hethe. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Enedebourne. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Hanneye. Two knights’ fees and one knight’s fee.
Staneford. An eighth part of a knight’s fee.
All the above he held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, deceased.
Date of death as above. Hugh son of the earl and Margaret, aged 28 years, is their heir.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Petresfeld, 22 September, 46 Edward III.
Petresfeld. The borough (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a market every Saturday, two fairs on the feasts of St. Peter and St. Andrew, the hamlets of Mapulderham, Weston, Nhutstede, and Shete, and pleas and perquisities of court.
Cornhampton. The manor (extent given), held of Sir Edward de Sancto Johanne by knight’s service.
Mapelderham. A fourth part and an eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by Henry le Marchaunt; the like, held by William de Bruton.
Penyton. One knight’s fee, held by John de Bitton. (fn. 1)
Fordyngbrugg. The advowson of the church.
Upclatford. The hamlet.
All held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, as above.
Date of death and heir as last above.
WILTS. Inq. (indented) taken at Hungurford, 25 September, 46 Edward III.
Burbach. A messuage, a carucate of land and 30s. rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Bedewynde. The borough.
Wexcombe, Orcheston and Knouk. The manors.
Kynewardeston. The hundred.
Cnouk. The view.
These last four items he held of the king in chief at fee-farm by payment of 32l. yearly at the Exchequer.
La Hyde by Domerham. 33s. 4d. rent of assise.
Loppehale. 6s. 8d. rent of assise.
Smalbrok. The leet.
Middelton Haveryng. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Estbedewynde. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Stoke. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Sutton Maundevile. One knight’s fee.
Cnouk. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Cheorleton by Hungurford, and Edgarston. One knight’s fee.
Wotton. One knight’s fee.
Middelton. A fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Saltreton. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Multon by Bedewynde. One knight’s fee.
Stanbrug. One knight’s fee.
Hoghton by Stokebrug. One knight’s fee.
Cherueton. One knight’s fee.
Cnouc. Two fourth parts of a knight’s fee.
Middeleston. One knight’s fee.
Witeborn. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Orcheston. One knight’s fee.
Wolfhale. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Wotton. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Putthelehale. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
All held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife, as above.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Bodekesham, 20 September, 46 Edward III.
Orewell and Arnyngton. Two knights’ fees, held by the heirs of the earl of Winchester.
Lytlington. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John de Hobregg; and a moiety of a fee, held by the heirs of Hamund de Valoyns.
Bodekesham. One knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John Bursted (?) and William son of Martin.
Horsete. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard de Horsete.
Harleton. One knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Roger de Huntyngfild.
All held for life by the courtesy of England, in right of Margaret his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of a third part of the earldom of Gloucester.
Date of death as above. Hugh his son, aged 28 years and more, is his heir.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at Seint Need, 22 September, 46 Edward III.
Sutho. The manor.
Huntyngdon. The advowson of the priory of St. Mary.
St. Neots. The advowson of the priory of monks, with a corrody of as much daily in the way of bread, ale, cooked food (coquin’) and other victuals as each monk receives.
Stylton, Walton, Folkesworth, Wynewyk and Sautre. A leet of the said towns held once a year at Sautre after Easter.
Groffeham, Papworth, Weston and Southo. A leet of the said towns held once a year at Southo at the same term.
Great Grantesden. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Warin de Bassyngburne and William Waleys.
Groffeham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by the heirs of John Engayne.
Wolvelegh. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Robert Grymbaud.
Sautre and Pappeworth. A knight’s fee and a fourth part of a fee, lately held by Reynold de Beaumys.
Groffeham, Ufford, Hemmyngford, and Thyrnyng. A third part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Berengar le Moingne.
Stylton. A moiety and an eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Bysshemede.
Walton. Two-thirds of a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard de Bevill.
Clopton. One knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Thorneye.
Great Grantesden. One knight’s fee, lately held by Adam Gerbaud.
Wynewyk. One knight’s fee, lately held by Greylond Bevers.
Stylton. A ninth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard de Hemyngton.
Walton. A third part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Thomas de Beyvill.
Folkesworth. One knight’s fee, lately held by Walter de Huse.
Great Gyddynge, Lollyngton, Wynewyk, Lytelheye and Aylweston. One knight’s fee and a fiftieth part of a fee, held by the prior of Huntyngdon.
Pappeworth. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by the same prior and Richard Fraunceys.
All held for life by the courtesy of England, in right of Margaret his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of a third part of the earldom of Gloucester.
Date of death and heir as last above.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Dunstaple, 23 September, 46 Edward III.
Bydenham. A court held every three weeks.
Yevelden. 14s. 4d. (fn. 2) yearly rent receivable from the lands &c. of John Traylly.
Chelyngton. 1d. yearly rent.
Rokesdon. Two leets held twice a year after Easter and Michaelmas.
Turveye, Holcote, Wroxhull and Bydenham. Two leets of those towns, held twice a year at Bydenham at the same terms.
Badlesdon. Two leets held twice a year at the same terms.
Pabenham. Two leets held twice a year at the same terms.
Rokesdon. One knight’s fee, lately held by Eleanor Traylly.
Wroxhull. One knight’s fee, lately held by the earl of Oxford.
Bydenham and Holcote. Two knights’ fees, lately held by Eleanor Traylly.
Turveye. One knight’s fee, lately held by the same.
Yevelden. One knight’s fee, lately held by the same.
Chelington and Henewyk. One knight’s fee, lately held by the same.
Podesgrave. One knight’s fee, held by Geoffrey Lucy.
Badlesdon. One knight’s fee, lately held by Thomas Frembauud.
Pabenham. One knight’s fee, held by Alice Daubron.
Chelmescote. One knight’s fee, held by Geoffrey Lucy.
All held for life by the courtesy of England, in right of Margaret his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of a third part of the earldom of Gloucester.
Date of death and heir as last above.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Neuportpaynell, 24 September, 46 Edward III.
Brikhull and Essyngton. The manors.
Nottele. The advowson of the abbey.
Newenton Longevill. The advowson of the priory.
Blechele. A rent of 2s. receivable from the manor.
Woketon. A rent of 13s. 4d. receivable from the manor.
Wolston. A rent of 13s. 4d. receivable from the manor.
Lodegereshale. A rent of 13s. 4d. receivable from the manor.
Great Horewode. A rent of 9 1/2d. and a clove receivable from divers tenants.
Great Horewode. A court held every three weeks.
Kynebelle. Two leets held twice a year after Easter and Michaelmas.
Missenden. Two leets held twice a year at the same terms.
Seincleburgh. Two leets held at the same terms.
Great Horewode. A leet held yearly at Michaelmas.
Langeport, Lethingburgh, Dorton and Morton. Two leets of those towns held twice a year at Morton at the same terms.
Broghton, Wavenden, Wolston, Croule, Bollebrikhull, Caldcote and Milton. A leet held twice a year at Broghton at the same terms.
Achecote. A leet held yearly at Michaelmas.
Kynebelle. Three knights’ fees, lately held by the earl of Oxford.
Wytcherche. One knight’s fee, lately held by the same.
Cobelington. Two knights’ fees, held by Geoffrey de Lucy.
Seincleburgh and Little Merlagh. One knight’s fee, lately held by Joan Cromwell.
Buckyngham. Two knights’ fees, lately held by John son of Giles de Brewes.
Hildesdon. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by the earl of Oxford.
Dorton. One knight’s fee, lately held by John Byrmyngham.
Wotton. Two knights’ fees, lately held by Richard le Warde and Roger Grevill.
Broghton. One knight’s fee, lately held by the earl of Oxford.
Croule. One knight’s fee, formerly held by John son of Neel.
Blechelegh. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by John Grey.
Bollebrikhull and Caldecote. One knight’s fee, lately held by Nicholas Frembaud.
Great Missenden. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Hugh de Pleysey and Henry Huse.
Bradewell. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Hugh de Bradewell.
Dorton and Wotton. One knight’s fee and a half, lately held by Paul de Pefre, John Souche, and John de Bellocampo.
Lotegershale. One knight’s fee, lately held by John de Haule.
Coblyngton. Two knights’ fees, held by Geoffrey de Lucy.
Great Horewode, Ocle and Newenton. One knight’s fee, held by the prior of Longevill, with the advowson of the priory of Newenton; and a fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Hugh de Bradewell.
Bourton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Walter de Fouk.
Langeport. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard de Langeport and the abbot of Osneye.
Morton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the same abbot and John de Morton.
Achecote and Lethingburgh. One knight’s fee, lately held by Roger de Englefeld.
Chilton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, formerly held by John de Hamden; and one knight’s fee, held by Thomas Pevre.
Waunden. One knight’s fee, formerly held by William de Passelewe; a moiety of a fee, lately held by John Pevre; and a fourth part of a fee, held by the abbot of Wobourne.
Wavynden. One knight’s fee, held by the earl of Oxford.
All held for life by the courtesy of England, in right of Margaret his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of a third part of the earldom of Gloucester.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Desenyng, Thursday after St. Denis, 46 Edward III.
Desenyng. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, services not known. The extent includes two parks with deer, a pond (stagnum) called ‘Cavenhampont’ with a rush-bed (rosto) therein, a rabbit-warren, and a leet held once a year.
Haverill. A manor called ‘le Castel’ (extent given), tenure not known.
All held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife.
Date of death and heir as above (Kent inquisition).
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Little Bernyngham, Thursday after St. Faith, 46 Edward III.
Little Bernyngham. The manor (extent given), with appurtenances in Bernyngham and Wikkemere, held of the heir of Roger Brom and the bishop of Norwich by knight’s service. The extent includes a leet held once a year.
Welles. The manor (extent given, including a leet held once a year), tenure not known.
Wyveton. 60a. land, 1a. meadow, 20s. rent of assise, 10 hens, 20 winter and summer works, 40 autumn works, pleas and perquisites of court, and half a leet, tenure not known.
All held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret his wife.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Rothewell, Tuesday the feast of St. Matthew, 46 Edward III.
Rothewell. The manor, with the hundred pertaining thereto and the advowson of the house of the sisters of St. John the Baptist there.
Navesby. The advowson of the church with the reversion of the manor now held for life by Richard de Stafford, the earl’s brother.
Whyston and Glapthorn. The manors.
Alduyncle, Thrapston, Wodeford, Wylwencotes, Luffewyk, Ryngsted, Midelcotes, Raundes and Deneford. Two leets held twice a year at Deneford after Easter and Michaelmas.
Little Adyngton, Thinden, Burton, Craneford and Barton Segrave. Two leets held twice a year at Barton Segrave at the same terms.
Southwyk, Piriho, Tannesovere, Glapthorn and Cotherstoke. Two leets held twice a year at Cotherstoke at the same terms.
Stanerne. Two leets held yearly at the same terms.
Thrapston, Deneford and Ryngstede. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by John Spygurnel, Neel de Kenelingworth and Simon de Greyland.
Midelcotes. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Maud daughter of Nicholas de Segrave.
Wylwencotes. A sixteenth part of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Chaumberleyn; and a fortieth part of a fee, lately held by Ralph de Normanvill.
Barton. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Nicholas de Segrave.
Wodeford. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by Eleanor Trayly.
Clendon. A sixth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard son of Warin.
Rothewell. One knight’s fee, held by William la Zouche; a fourth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by Hugh Wake; and a moiety of a fee, held by Thomas Latymer.
Heyford. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard de Flore.
Pulton. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by William de Pulton.
Burton and Thinden. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Croxston.
Luffewyk and Stanerne. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by John de Thedingdon and Henry de Deen.
Tannesovere. One knight’s fee, lately held by Ralph Kamoys, John Gyffard, Thomas de Bray, Ellis de Tyndale and Robert Porthors.
Draghton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Simon Mallori.
Isham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by William Pyel.
Deneford. One knight’s fee, lately held by John Tolthorp, William de Pulteneye, John Berughby and Robert Berughby.
Barton, Raundes and Craneford. Two knights’ fees, lately held by John Chaumbernon.
Adington. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Hugh Daundelyn.
Pokesbrok, Thirnyng and Clopton. One knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Peterborough.
All held for life by the courtesy of England, in right of Margaret his wife, of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of a third part of the earldom of Gloucester; except the premises in Navesby, which are held of Sir Ralph Basset, as of his manor of Buckeby, services not known.
Date of death and heir as above (Cambridge inquisition).
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Tysho, Saturday before Michaelmas, 46 Edward III.
Wotton. The manor, held of the bishop of Worcester in chief.
Tysho, Great Wolford, and Offord. The manors, held of the king in chief.
Rokeby. The manor, held of Ralph Basset of Sapcote in chief.
Barton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Wayte.
Little Wolford. Half a knight’s fee, held by William Clerk.
Bormynton. A moiety and a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Humphrey Stafford in right of his wife.
Compton Scorfen. One knight’s fee, held by John Burdet and Geoffrey Noreys.
Wolyngton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert Holewey.
Compton Wyndezates. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas de Compton.
Temple Tysho. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Whescote. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the master of St. John’s, Oxford.
Bobunhull. One knight’s fee, held by John Beaucham of Holt.
Clifford. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Ralph Power.
Utlicote. One knight’s fee, held by the prior of Kynelworth.
Norton and Langeleye. One knight’s fee, held by the earl of Warrewych.
Ebreton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Philip de Aylesbury.
Morton. One knight’s fee, held by the heir of Theobald Trussell; and a moiety of a fee, held by the relict of Conyngsby and William Trussell of the prior of Kynelworth, and by the prior of the barony of Stafford.
Wolwardyngton. A seventh part of a knight’s fee, held by William Breton of the heir of John Hastang, and by the said heir of the same barony.
Coton on the Wolde. A moiety of a knight’s fee with a warren, held by the abbot of Combe.
Dycheford Fray. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by William de Peyto of Vivian de Staunton, and by the said Vivian of the barony of Stafford.
Oxull. One knight’s fee, held by the heir of John Keynes and the abbot of Bordesleye.
Great Wolford. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert Verney.
Henleye in Arderne. One knight’s fee, held by Baldwin Frevill, knight.
Ulbarowe. One knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Evesham.
Rowyngton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Redyngus.
Botteleye. One knight’s fee, held by John Mallore.
The whole barony of Stafford is held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee and a half.
He died on Tuesday the last day of September (sic) in this year. Hugh Stafford, his son, aged 28 years and more, is his next heir in blood.
Similar writ, Walyngford, 4 September, 46 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Stafford, 19 September, 46 Edward III.
Stafford. The castle (extent given, including a park with deer).
Bradeleye. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church.
The extent includes the following:—
Hyde. A messuage, a park with deer, 2 carucates of land, 4a. meadow and 2 stews.
Castelforbrugg. A several pasture and a stew called ‘Spitelpol.’
Bertherton. A messuage, a moiety of a carucate of land, and 2a. meadow.
Bradeleye, Bertherton, Bylynton, Wolaston, Shradycote, Longenore, Stretton, Dunston, Hyde, Coppenhale, Tylynton, Castelforbrugg, Stafford and Boterhale. Rents of assise of free tenants of 40l. and 6 barbed arrows yearly.
Madeleye. The manor (extent given). The extent includes a fulling-mill, 3 stews, 2 parks, a turbary and the hamlet of Radewode.
Norton and Gretton on ‘le Mores.’ The hamlets (extent given).
Berleston. The manor, with the hamlets of Hertwall and Titnesovere (extent given).
All the above he held of the king in chief by service of a barony.
Stafford. A stew called ‘Kyngespol’ with a watermill there, which are not parcel of the barony aforesaid, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 2 marks yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Dodyton. The manor, with the hamlet of Stalbrok (extent given), held of the lord of Wemme by knight’s service.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 29 years and more.
SALOP AND THE MARCH OF WALES ADJACENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Caus, 17 September, 46 Edward III.
Caus. The castle and three-fourths of the lordship, held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee and a half. The extent of the said three-fourths includes:—
Caus. The manor (extent given, including chaces called ‘Hoxstowe,’ ‘Brethyn’ and ‘le Hay,’ and 4l. 13s. 5d. rent of assise of burgesses).
Munsterley. A watermill, a park, 3a. meadow, 9l. 19s. 3d. rent of assise of free tenants, a rent of 4 greyhounds’ collars (coleriorum), a free tenant rendering an arrow, and rents of 2 lbs. pepper and 2 lbs. cummin.
Forton. A carucate of land and a watermill.
Overgerthore. 30s. 1 1/2d. rent of assise of free tenants and a rent of 3 1/2 great quarters of wheat.
Nethergerthore. 48s. 11d. rent of assise of free tenants and a rent of 3 1/2 [great] (fn. 3) quarters of wheat.
Baghaltre. 13s. rent of assise of free tenants.
Walhop. A parcel of the said lordship so called (extent given).
Worthyn. The advowson of the church within the said lordship for three turns out of every four, the fourth belonging to Fulk Corbet and his heirs.
Wontenore. The advowson of the church in the same manner.
Shelve. The advowson of the chapel in the same manner.
Caus. The entire advowson of the chapel within the castle.
All the above he held of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee and a half.
Date of death and heir as last above.
C. Edw. III. File 230. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 34. (1.) (Southampton, Wilts, Oxford, Bedford, Buckingham, Huntingdon, Gloucester, Salop and Stafford.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 159. (4.) (Surrey.)
Do. Do. 159. (8.) (Kent.)
Do. Do. 160. (4.) (Warwick.)
211. ROBERT DE THORP, knight.
(Writ missing.)
HERTFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Berkwey, 8 September, 46 Edward III.
Neweseles in Berkwey. The manor (extent given), held for life by grant of Robert de Scales, knight, with reversion to the latter and his heirs. It is held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service.
He died on 30 June, 46 Edward III. Roger de Scales, knight, aged 27 years on 1 February last, is son and heir of the said Robert de Scales to the manor aforesaid.
C. Edw. III. File 230. (2.)
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Hinton, 5 August, 46 Edward III. (Fourteen jurors).
Hinton. The manor, formerly Mounbrayes, called ‘Netherhall’ (extent given), held for life by grant of Sir John de Moumbray, with reversion to the latter’s heir, a minor. The extent includes a leet. The manor is held of the king.
He died on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul.
The jurors chose Robert Palfreyman to be their foreman (in officium prepositi).
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. (indented) taken at Davintre, Thursday after St. Katharine, 46 Edward III.
Crek. Divers lands &c. let at farm for 20l. yearly, held for life by grant of John de Moubray, knight. The tenure of the lands is not known. John son of John de Moubray, the tenant in reversion, is a minor in the king’s wardship.
Robert died on the Tuesday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last.
E. Inq. P.M. File 35. (2.)
212. ROBERT TIBETOT, TIBTOT, TIPETOT, TYBETOT, TYBTOFT, knight.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Dunstaple, Wednesday the eve of the Ascension, 46 Edward III.
Sonyngdon. 26l. yearly farm receivable for the manor from John atte Sloo, chaplain, to whom Robert demised the manor for life, with reversion to himself and his heirs. The manor is held of the heirs of the Earl Marshal in socage by service of 1/2d. yearly.
He died on 13 April, 46 Edward III. His daughters Margaret, aged 6 years and more, Millicent, aged 4 years and more, and Elizabeth, aged 2 years and more, are his next heirs. He held no other lands &c. in the counties of Cambridge or Bedford which can be extended.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wycombe, 16 June 46 Edward III.
Hamelden. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the honor of Cristeschurch, as of the inheritance of count Adomar, by the serjeanty of providing a man to bear a pennon (vexillum) in time of war. It is held by Walter Huwet, knight, and Juliana Dastyn for their lives by grant of Gervase de Clifton, knight, Robert Deyncourt, knight, and William Hemyg, parson of the church of Castelcombe, with reversion to the deceased and his heirs.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. (indented) taken before the mayor, 10 June, 46 Edward III.
Lymstret. A tenement.
Parish of St. Katharine Colman. 4 shops.
He held no lands &c. in the city or suburbs on the day of his death because on 18 February, 43 Edward III, he enfeoffed Roger Bellers, knight, Gervase de Clifton, knight, Robert Dayncourt, knight, John de Loudham, knight, John de Witelbery, William de Burgh, Robert Aukes, parson of Edmerthorp, William Hemmyng of Castelcombe and William Purley of the above tenement and shops, and the said feoffees on 20 July, 44 Edward III, re-enfeoffed him and William Slotheby thereof in fee. Afterwards he and the said William granted the premises to Sir Gervase de Clifton for life, with remainder to his (Robert’s) right heirs. The premises are held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city of London.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 6 February, 47 Edward III.
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor, 15 February, 47 Edward III.
Lymstret. A tenement.
Parish of St. Katharine Colman. 4 shops.
He held no lands &c. in his demesne as of fee in the city or suburbs; but long before his death he enfeoffed Gervase de Clifton, knight, of the premises for life, with remainder to his own right heirs. The premises are held as above.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Dunmowe, 28 May, 46 Edward III.
Lyndesele. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Thaxstede. A fourth part of the manor, the whole of which is held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Gloucester, by knight’s service.
Date of death and heirs as above.
ESSEX. Inq. (indented) taken at Rochford, 1 June, 46 Edward III.
Little Stanbregg. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the hundred of Rochford, by service of 12d. yearly for hidage of the hundred, except a third part of the manor which is held of Walter Fitz Wauter, knight, by service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly. The extent includes 4a. meadow which can only be mown in a rainy year.
Assyngdon. 80a. land, held of the king in chief as parcel of the said manor of Stanbregg by service of 12d. yearly.
Canewedon. 80a. land, held of John Chaunceaux, knight, by payment of 4 marks yearly to his manor of Podesele in Canwedon; and 40a. land and 40a. foreign marsh, held of the king, as of the honor of Reylegh, by knight’s service.
Assyngdon. 5a. wood, held of the king, as of the honor of Reylegh, by knight’s service.
Rochford. 6a. wood, whereof 2a. are held of the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, as of his manor of Sutton Temple in the hundred of Rochford, by service of 12d. yearly, and 4a. are held of the king as parcel of the manor of Stanbregg.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
RUTLAND. Inq. taken at Okham, Saturday after the Ascension, 46 Edward III.
Marcatesoverton. 60s. yearly rent, held jointly with William Sloby, parson of the church of Thetelthorp, of the honor of Huntyngdon as parcel of the manor of Marketesoverton, service not known.
He died on Tuesday after the quinzaine of Easter last. Heirs as above.
Memorandum to deliver to William de Slotheby, parson of the church of Thetilthorp, 60s. rent in Market Overton; as on 12 July, 46 Edward III, he produced a charter in Chancery whereby Roger Bellers and others granted to him and Robert Tibetot the manor and advowson of Barowe, co. Suffolk, the manors of Oxendon, co. Gloucester, Sonyngdon, co. Bedford, and Sibbeton, co. Kent, lands in Overton, co. Rutland, and a messuage and shops in London, and asserted that he did not claim any right in the premises, except only in the said lands in Overton, which are represented by the said rent in Market Overton. (Calendar of Close Rolls, 1369–1374, pp. 445–446.)
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Cathorp, Friday before Whitsun, 46 Edward III.
Eston. The manor (extent given), held jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, in fee tail, to wit, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes a pasture called ‘Redyng’ and ‘Rohagh.’
Merston. A messuage, a carucate of land and meadow, and 5s. yearly rent, held jointly with Margaret his wife, in form aforesaid, of the prince of Wales, as of the fee ‘del Hay,’ by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He died on 14 April last. Heirs as above, aged respectively 5, 3, and 1 1/2 years and more.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. (indented) taken at Chippham, 21 May, 46 Edward III.
Castelcombe. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The extent includes an enclosed park with deer, and the rent of Wyly and Blontesdon.
Date of death and heirs as above (Bedford inquisition); except that Millicent was 4 years of age on 12 April last.
LEICESTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Melton Moubray, Wednesday after Holy Trinity, 46 Edward III.
Edmerthorp. The manor (extent given), held of John duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
Wymondham. 3 cottages and 3 virgates of land, similarly held of the same duke. And there is there 40s. rent.
Stapulford. 3s. rent of assise and 5s. issuing from a cottage held for life by Roger Greycope, similarly held of the same duke.
The premises in Wymondham and Stapulford are parcels of the manor of Edmerthorp.
Barkeston. A carucate of land, held of the lord le Roos.
John Tybetot, knight, father of Robert, granted the premises for 14 years to William Dencourt, late lord of Graneby, and Thomas de Hameldene, parson of the church of Potterehanworth; and afterwards by an indenture dated at Graneby, Wednesday after St. Dunstan, 22 Edward III, granted the reversion thereof to the said Robert and Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies at a yearly rent of a rose at Midsummer. All the tenants of the manor attorned to William and Thomas, who on the grant of the reversion attorned to Robert and Margaret, and afterwards surrendered the premises to them within the said term of 14 years.
Date of death as above. Heirs as above, aged respectively 6, 4 and 1 1/2 years.
The prior of Kyrkeby Beler purchased without the king’s licence 2 cottages in Stapulford which are held of John duke of Lancaster.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Bentley, 17 May, 46 Edward III.
Bentley. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the castle and honor of Tikhill, which is in the king’s hand, by service of four knights’ fees and a half and a rent of 52s. yearly to the castle and honor; except a pasture called ‘Northwode’ and 8a. meadow called ‘Boterhale’ and ‘Wynstorthes’ with all the several fisheries in the manor, which he granted by charter about 3 years ago to John Fiz William for life. About a year ago he charged the said manor with a yearly rent of 100s. in favour of Robert de Morton for life. The extent includes 85a. land and 4 1/2a. meadow held for life by William Gibson and John his brother at a yearly rent of 45s., and pasture scalled ‘les Holmes,’ ‘Bouryherd,’ ‘Leghlandes,’ ‘Olyverenges’ and ‘Westhavercroft.’
Haunthwayt. The manor, held of John Fiz William by homage and fealty and service of rendering 8s. 1d. yearly. About 3 years ago he granted the manor by charter to the said John for life at a yearly rent of 5 marks.
Wyghton. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service. John Tibtot, Robert’s father, granted the said manor, by the king’s charter of licence dated 20 March, 23 Edward III, to John de Sandale, parson of the church of Arkessay, and John de Kyneton, parson of the church of Radclyf, who re-enfeoffed him of the reversion thereof for life, with remainder to the said Robert and Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and with remainder over to the right heirs of Robert. Margaret still survives.
Date of death as above. Joan (sic), aged 6 years, Millicent, aged 4 years, and a third daughter (name unknown), aged 2 years, are daughters and next heirs both of Robert and Margaret.
YORK. Inq. taken at Abirford, 1 June, 46 Edward III.
Benteley. The manor (held, granted and charged as above).
By a fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence in the octave of Trinity, 22 Edward III, and granted and recorded in a month from Michaelmas in the same year, between John Tybetott and Elizabeth his wife, querents, and John de Sandale, parson of the church of Arkesay, and John de Kyneton, parson of the church of Radclif, deforciants, touching the manors of Bentelay and Haunthwayte and the advowson of the church of Arkessay, the said John Tybetot acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of the deforciants, who thereupon granted them to him and Elizabeth his wife for life, with remainder to Robert his son and the heirs of the body of the said Robert by Margaret daughter of William Deyncourt, and with remainder over to his right heirs.
Date of death and heirs as last above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. dated as last above and taken by the oath of the same jurors.
Wyghton. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service by virtue of an alienation thereof made by the king’s charter of licence to John Tybtoft, Robert’s father, for life, with remainder to Robert and the heirs of his body by Margaret daughter of William Deyncourt.
Date of death and heirs as last above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Teukesbury, 7 May, 46 Edward III.
Oxyndon. The manor (extent given), held of Edward le Despenser by suit to his court of Teukesbury.
Date of death as above. His daughters Margaret, aged 6 years, Millicent, aged 4 years on 12 April last, and Elizabeth, aged 2 years, are his hext heirs.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Langar, Friday, 30 April, 46 Edward III.
Langar. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king, as of the honor of Peverill, which is in the king’s hand, by service of one knight’s fee and a half and service of paying 10s. at Michaelmas; except 14 messuages, 2 cottages, and 21 bovates and 7 1/2a. land in the same manor, to wit, in Berneston, which he held jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies. The extent includes a croft called ‘Shepyncroft,’ a service called bondmen’s aid, two views of frankpledge, two common ovens in Langar and Berneston, and works of washing and shearing sheep, tedding and cocking (levacionis et tassacionis) hay, and carriage.
Date of death and heirs, in their sixth, fourth and second years respectively, as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Netelestede, Wednesday after Ascension day, 46 Edward III.
Netlestede. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held in fee tail, to him and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief by service of one knight’s fee.
Netlestede, Little Blakynham, Braunford, Somersham, and Beilham. 240a. land, 30a. meadow, 4a. pasture, 3a. wood, a park with deer, and 4l. rent, and the advowson of the church of Little Blakynham, held in form aforesaid of the bishop of Ely and the priors of Holy Trinity and St. Peter’s, Ipswich, by service of 49s. 0 1/4d. yearly.
Date of death and heirs as above (Bedford inquisition).
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Barewe, Tuesday after Ascension day, 46 Edward III.
Barwe. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the lady Mauney by knight’s service. By his charter of feoffment dated at Edmerthorp, 18 February, 43 Edward III, he granted the same to Roger Bellers, Gervase de Clyfton, Robert Deyncourt and John de Loudham, knights, John de Wyttulbury, William de Burgh, Robert Aukes, parson of the church of Edmerthorp, William de Hemmyng, parson of the church of Castelcombe, and William Purley, who, after being seised for a year and more, granted and confirmed the same by their charter dated at Langar, 20 June, 44 Edward III, to the said Sir Robert Tybetot, lord of Langar, and William de Slothby, parson of the church of Thetylthorp, in fee. The said William still survives and holds the manor. While the said Robert held the manor in fee simple he granted by his writing dated at Borwell, co. Cambridge, on the feast of the Annunciation, 42 Edward III, a yearly rent of 20 marks therefrom to Elizabeth late the wife of John Tybetot, knight, for life. Also he and the said William Slothby, by their writing dated at Langar, Thursday before Michaelmas, 45 Edward III, granted a yearly rent of 106s. 8d. therefrom to Thomas Jerberge of Whetacre, their servant, for life.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Stanton, Tuesday after St. Petronilla, 46 Edward III.
Barewe. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the lady de Mauney by knight’s service. The said Robert, lord of Langar, by his writing dated at Burwell, co. Cambridge, on the feast of the Annunciation, 42 Edward III, granted a yearly rent of 20 marks therefrom to Elizabeth late the wife of John Tibetot, knight, and she was seised thereof accordingly.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, 14 April, 46 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Chatham, 25 April, 46 Edward III.
Chatham by Rochester. The manor (extent given), held of the king by service of one knight’s fee. The extent includes rents of 1 lb. cummin, 1/2 lb. cummin from Thomas Gelyngham, a pair of gloves, a caltrop and a pair of gilt spurs, fairs at the feasts of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary and St. Bartholomew, and two views of frankpledge.
Kyngeston. The manor (extent given), held [of the king in chief] (fn. 4) as parcel of the barony of Chylham by service of half a knight’s fee. The extent includes two views of frankpledge.
Sybbeton. The manor (extent given), held of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of 3s. yearly to his manor of Lymmyngge and suit to the court there every three weeks. The extent includes a rent of 6 ploughshares and two views of frankpledge.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Kyngesdoune. He also held a fourth part of the manor of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Note of assignment of dower to Margaret late the wife of the said Robert, to wit, the manors of Langar and Oxenden and the advowsons of the churches of Barowe and Langar, in full satisfaction of her dower of all the lands &c. of the said Robert with certain exceptions (Calendar of Close Rolls, 1369–1374, p. 396), and of Margaret’s acceptance thereof in the Chancery by William de Brerelay, her attorney.
C. Edw. III. File 230. (3.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 34. (4.) (Wilts, Bedford, Nottingham and Gloucester.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 159. (7.) (Kent.)
Do. Do. 160. (3.) (Leicester.)

Footnotes

  • 1. The Exchequer copy gives the name as Winton.
  • 2. 13s. 4d. according to the Exchequer copy.
  • 3. Supplied from the Exchequer copy.
  • 4. The words in square brackets are omitted in the Exchequer enrolment.