Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 220

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 220

88. JAMES DE PIPE.
Writ, 20 January, 45 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Bruggenorth, 18 March, 46 Edward III.
Fayntre. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the king in chief by service of providing a footman with a bow and two arrows to go with the king in his army as far as Monefordbrugge at his own expense when there is war in Wales, and by suit to the county court of Salop every month.
He died on 20 October last. Eleanor, aged 4 years on 8 January last, and Margaret, aged 2 years on 20 March last, are his daughters and heirs. Joyce his wife, who survives, claims a third part of the premises as dower.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (1.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 35. (11.)
89. ADAM BAUNFORD of Osprenge.
Writ of precipimus, 3 July, 45 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Ospryngge, 9 July, 45 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. of the king in chief on the day of his death. He fled on account of a felony which he committed in killing Richard Frere, and he was outlawed for the said felony on Monday before Midsummer, 43 Edward III. He and Amice his wife held the following before the commission of the said felony:—
Ospryngge. A tenement, held as of the right and inheritance of the said Amice, who survives, of the abbot and convent of Faversham by service of doing suit to their court in Faversham.
He died on Saturday the eve of the Assumption last. Thomas Baumford, aged 8 years and more, is son and heir of the said Adam and Amice.
The king had possession of the tenement from the time of the felony and outlawry until the death of Adam, and still has possession and receives the issues.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (2.)
90. EVE LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT DE BENHALE.
Writ of precipimus, 10 July, 45 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. (indented) taken at Stafford, 6 August, 45 Edward III.
Audelegh. The manor.
Endon. A third part of the manor.
Both the above she held for life in dower of James de Audelegh, lord of Heeleye, as of the castle and manor of Alveton, by service of a pair of gilt spurs at Michaelmas, by endowment of Thomas de Audelegh, her late husband, the reversion after her death belonging to the said James as kinsman and heir of Thomas. The castle and manor of Alveton are assigned in dower to Joan late the wife of Thomas de Fournyvall.
Eve died on 20 September, 43 Edward III.
The said James has had possession of the manor and third part ever since her death as heir of the said Thomas.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (3.)
91. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN BOTELER of Babyngle.
Writ of precipimus, 8 October, 45 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Babbyngle, Wednesday after SS. Simon and Jude, 45 Edward III.
Babbyngle. A manor called ‘le Botelers,’ held for life in joint feoffment with the said John her husband, of the inheritance of John Boteler, their son, of the manor of Babbyngle called ‘le Westhalle,’ by knight’s service, which manor is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the heir of Adam de Clifton, knight.
She died on Thursday before St. Margaret, 43 Edward III. The said John Boteler the son, aged 21 years at the Assumption last, is her heir.
Since her death the king has received the issues of the manor by the hands of the escheators.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (4.)
92. JOAN DE BURES, ONE OF THE DAUGHTERS AND HEIRS OF ROBERT DE DOOL.
(Writ missing.)
SURREY. Inq. (indented) taken at Guldeford, 6 June, 45 Edward III.
Guldeford, Compton by Guldeford, and Chydyngfold. Lands &c. comprehended under the name of the manor of Loslee (extent given), held for her life of Richard Semour, as of his manor of Eyton Maysy, co. Wilts, by knight’s service, one moiety by feoffment of Robert her father, with reversion to John son of John son of John de Norton son and heir of Margaret her sister, Robert’s other daughter and heir, and the other moiety by feoffment of William Stowell, parson of the church of Wytle, and Walter Herman of Ertyngdon, chaplain, with reversion to William de Bures, her son, and the heirs of his body. Robert was seised of the whole manor in his demesne as of fee, and granted it to her for her life, except one chamber therein, by the name of all his lands at Loslee and elsewhere in the parishes of St. Nicholas, Gyldeford, and Compton. After his death the right to one moiety descended to her by hereditary right as one of his daughters and heirs; and she gave it in fee simple to William Stowell and Walter Herman aforesaid, who re-enfeoffed her thereof for life, with remainder as above. The other moiety should descend to John son of John son of John de Norton.
She died on 17 March last. The said John son of John son of John is in the king’s wardship and will be 4 years of age at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 45 Edward III. [Hugh son of John de Bures, knight (militis), aged 16 years, is her next heir.] (fn. 1)
C. Edw. III. File 220. (5.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 153. (2.)
93. JOHN DE BRAUNDESTON.
Writ of precipimus, 3 November, 45 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Daventre, 22 November, 45 Edward III.
Sylveston. A messuage, a virgate of land, 4a. meadow and 3 cottages, held of the king in chief by the serjeanty of tasting the king’s wine when he sojourns in his manor of Sylveston.
Blacolvesle and Wodeblacolvesle. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of rendering 8s. 8d. yearly and doing suit every three weeks to his court of Blacolvesle.
Kerby. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of the same prior by service of rendering 3s. 4d. yearly and doing suit every three weeks to his manor of Blacolvesle.
Braundeston. A messuage, a carucate of land, and a water-mill, held of William de Peyto, as of his manor of Braundeston, by service of rendering 3s. 1d. yearly.
He died on Thursday after the Annunciation, 35 Edward III. Thomas Wolsencote, son of Joan sister of Richard his father, aged 48 years and more, John Assheby, son of Margery sister of the same Richard, aged 33 years and more, Agnes de Foxle, daughter of John son of Olive sister of the same Richard, aged 15 years and more, and John Mabely, son of Richard son of Margaret sister of the same Richard, aged 13 years and more, are his next heirs. The first three of the said heirs are married. The premises are demised to John Assheby by writ of the Exchequer at a yearly farm of 72s.
Writ to the escheator to make a partition of the premises between the said heirs, and to assign to the said Thomas Wolsencote and John Assheby their pourparties thereof. 12 July, 46 Edward III. [Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1369–1377, p. 177.]
Return by the escheator specifying the lands &c. delivered to the said Thomas and John.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (6.)
94. EDMUND CARY.
Writ, 7 December, 45 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Bruton, Thursday before St. Hilary, 45 Edward III.
Chilton and Boure. A third part of a messuage and garden, 60a. land, 12a. meadow, 40a. wood and 60s. rent, held of Richard son and heir of Nicholas Seymour, as of his manor of Castelcary, which is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Richard, by knight’s service.
Edmund died on Friday before St. Luke, 45 Edward III. Juliana his sister, aged 22 years and more, whom John Kyngessetelle has taken to wife, is his heir.
Writ to the escheator to enquire whether the said Edmund Cary, as alleged by Juliana his sister and John her husband, is the same person as Edmund son and heir of Eleanor Cary, who held a moiety of the above tenements, and not a third part thereof, as stated in the above inquisition; and also to enquire who has had possession of his lands &c. since his death. 14 December, 49 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Wyncaulton, Monday after St. Hilary, 49 Edward III.
Edmund Cary held a moiety of the above tenements, as above. He and Edmund son and heir of Eleanor Cary are one and the same person. As to the 50a. wood, (fn. 2) the statement in the above inquisition that he held a third part thereof was made through ignorance, as he and Eleanor his mother both died seised of a moiety thereof.
He died on 14 October, 45 Edward III. Heir as above.
Robert Plumpton had possession of all the premises from the time of Edmund’s death until 12 February, 46 Edward III, by grant of John Rothewell, who had the custody thereof by the king’s grant. Since the latter date the said John and Juliana have had possession of the moiety of the premises in right of the said Juliana, because of her full age.
C. Edw. III. File 220 (7.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 40 (19.)
95. JOHN CARY.
Writ of precipimus, 28 February, 45 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 22 October, 45 Edward III.
Selewode. A forestership (balliva foresterie), held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty and 13s. 4d. yearly rent by the hands of the sheriff.
He died 9 years ago and more, date not known. John Cary, his brother, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
Ever since his death the king has had possession of the said office by the hands of his escheator, because the heir has not sued out his right.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (8.)
96. JOHN COMBE, or DE COMBE, knight.
Writ of mandamus, 7 January, 45 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Briggewater, Thursday after SS. Fabian and Sebastian, 45 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in demesne in the county; but John Baudrip held of him for life, by his demise, the following:—
Baudrip. Two-thirds of the manor.
Waldepull. 4 tenements.
These he held in fee of Richard son and heir of Nicholas Seymour, as of his manor of Castelcary, which is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Richard, by knight’s service.
He held the following in reversion after the death of the said John Baudrip, to wit:—
Wecchforde. Two-thirds of a messuage, of 60a. land and of 6a. meadow, and 20s. rent, held of the abbot of Clyve by knight’s service.
He died on 19 June, 36 Edward III. John his son, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
John Baudrip, who held all the premises for life by his demise, demised them to Robert Hamelyn and Walter Byke, chaplain, and their heirs and assigns, by reason of which demise John son and heir of the said John Combe, knight, entered on 6 January, 38 Edward III, as in right of his inheritance, but took no issues thereof. On the following day John Baudrip re-entered and expelled the heir by force, and had possession and received the issues until 20 April, 39 Edward III, when he demised them to William Style and his heirs and assigns. William had possession and received the issues until 15 April, 42 Edward III, when Edmund Cheyne, sheriff of Somerset, delivered the premises to Margaret late the wife of the said John de Combe and executrix of his testament, to hold to her and her assigns as her free tenement, by virtue of the execution of a statute merchant of 500l. made to her husband by the said John Baudrip on 23 May, 33 Edward III. Since the said 15 April Margaret has had possession and received the issues.
Similar writ, 14 January, 45 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Bruggewater, Thursday after Holy Trinity, 46 Edward III.
He acquired all the following in fee from John Baudrip, and afterwards granted them to the said John for life, with reversion to himself and his heirs, to wit:—
Baudrip. Two-thirds of the manor, with the reversion of the third part which is held in dower of the inheritance of the said John Baudrip by Orengia Baudrip, who attorned to the said John Combe.
Waldepull 4 tenements.
The said manor and tenements are held of Richard son and heir of Nicholas Seymour, as of his manor of Castelcary, which is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Richard, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Wechford. Two-thirds of a messuage, 60a. land, 6a. meadow and 20s. rent, with the reversion of the third part which is held in dower as above. They are held of the abbot of Clyve by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 19 June, 36 Edward III. John his son, aged 22 years and more, is his heir, and while a minor married himself without the king’s licence to Emmeline daughter of Robert Partrich.
After the death of John Combe the said John Baudrip alienated the premises, as above, and the heir entered, as above, while still a minor and unmarried. John Baudrip expelled the heir and alienated the premises, as above, to William Stile, who received the issues until 15 April, 42 Edward III, when Margaret late the wife of the said John Combe and William de la More, executors of his testament, had the premises delivered to them by virtue of the execution of a statute merchant of 500l., in which sum John Baudrip ackowledged himself to be beholden to the said John Combe on 23 May, 33 Edward III, before he enfeoffed the said John Combe of the premises, as security that he would enfeoff him in fee simple. The said executors are still in possession.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (9.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 33. (14.)
97. NICHOLAS DE CANTILUPO.
Writ, 8 May, 45 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Middelclaydon, Thursday after St. Swithin, 45 Edward III.
Little Claydon. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honor of Peverel, by service of one knight’s fee.
Eselbergh. The manor, held of William le Souche, lord of Haryngworth, by knight’s service.
Thomas Newemarche, knight, John de Buscy and Hugh de Cressy gave the said manors to Joan late the wife of Nicholas de Cantelewe, knight, for life, with successive remainders in tail to Nicholas son of William de Cantelewe and William brother of the said Nicholas, and with remainder over to the right heirs of the said Nicholas de Cantelewe, knight. After Joan’s death the said Nicholas son of William entered and died in seisin without heir of his body, and the manors ought to remain to William his brother by virtue of the said grant.
Nicholas died on 21 February last. William de Cantilupo, aged 25 years and more, is his heir as in fee tail in form aforesaid.
Writ, 8 May, 45 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. taken on Saturday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul, 45 Edward III.
Ilkeston. The manor, held of the lord de Beaumont (de Bello Monte) by knight’s service.
He died on Saturday the feast of St. Peter in Cathedra last. William de Cantilupo, knight, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Nottingham, Saturday after Corpus Christi, 45 Edward III.
Greseley. The castle, and Kynmerley and Hemsill, held of the king as of the honor of Peverel.
He died on Friday after St. Valentine last. William de Cantilupo, knight, aged 26 years, is his heir in fee tail.
Writ, 9 July, 45 Edward III.
DERBY AND NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Kirkehalum, 12 July, 45 Edward III.
Ilkeston. The manor, held of the lord de Beaumont by knight’s service.
Greseley. The castle, held of the king, as of the honor of Peverel, by knight’s service.
The said manor and castle were settled by Thomas de Newemarche and others in the same way as the manors of Little Claydon and Eselbergh (Buckingham inquisition).
Nicholas died on Saturday the feast of St. Peter in Cathedra last. William de Cantilupo, knight, his brother, aged 25 years and more, is his heir both in blood and in tail.
Writ, 8 May, 45 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Sleford, Monday before St. Barnabas, 45 Edward III. (Fourteen jurors.)
Lavyngton. The manor, held in fee tail of the archbishop of York by knight’s service.
He died at Avignon on Friday before St. Peter in Cathedra, 45 Edward III. Heir in fee tail as above, aged 26 years and more.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Lincoln, Saturday after St. Barnabas, 45 Edward III. (Fourteen jurors.)
Wythcall. The manor, held of John duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
Kynthorp. The manor, whereof the messuage and the parts north of the torrent are held of the lord de la Souche, and the parts south of the torrent are held of the lord de Roos, both by knight’s service.
Lavyngton. The manor, tenure not known.
All three manors he held jointly with Katharine his wife, who survives.
Death as above. Heir as above, aged 24 years and more.
Writ of precipimus, 28 June, 45 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. (indented) taken at Grantham, Saturday after Michaelmas, 45 Edward III.
Lavyngton, Wythcall, and Kynthorp. The manors (as above). Long before his death he enfeoffed thereof Richard de Maundevill, clerk, Thomas de Vaus, parson of the church of Berghton, and Robert de Ketelby, chaplain, who re-enfeoffed him and Katharine his wife, who survives, in fee tail, with remainder to his right heirs. The manor of Lavyngton is held of the archbishop of York by knight’s service.
Date of death as above. Heir as above, aged 26 years and more.
Since his death the said Katharine has had possession of the manors by virtue of the aforesaid feoffment.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (10.)
98. HENRY DE CHALFHUNT, knight.
Writ, 12 October, 45 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wytchurche, Wednesday after SS. Simon and Jude, 45 Edward III.
Dodyngton. A messuage, 180a. land, 20a. meadow and 8l. 11s. yearly rent in the hands of free and bond tenants, and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, to wit, by one knight’s fee, and by rendering 10s. every 20 weeks at Dover castle.
Littelcote. A toft, 30a. land and 2a. meadow, held of the prince, as of the honor of Walyngford, by knight’s service.
Chalfhunte St. Giles. A messuage, a virgate of land with meadow adjoining, and 2s. rent, held of Philip de la Vache, knight, by knight’s service, and charged with 2 marks yearly to the prioress and nuns of Merlawe for the life of the prioress.
Date of death not given. Thomas his son, aged 28 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 12 October, 45 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Ealdyng, 2 November, 45 Edward III.
Wrenstede. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. at the end of every 20 weeks for ward of Dover castle.
Asshurst. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 20d. at the end of every 20 weeks for ward of Dover castle.
Both the above he held for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Maud his wife.
He died on 8 June last. Heir as above.
Writ to enquire &c. touching the lands held by him by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Maud his wife. 12 October, 45 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. (indented) taken at Ealdyng, 12 November, 45 Edward III.
Wrenstede and Asshurst. The manors and advowsons, held as above.
Date of death as above. Thomas de Chalfhunt, aged 28 years and more, is Maud’s son and heir.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (11.)
E. Inq. P.M. File 33. (3.) (Buckingham.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 153. (7.) (Kent.)
99. EMMELINE LATE THE WIFE OF EDWARD DE COURTENAY, knight.
Writ, 1 April, 45 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. (indented) taken at Yevele, 28 June, 45 Edward III.
Hyneton. Two-thirds of a messuage, of a carucate of land, of 6a. meadow, and of 100s. yearly rent, held of James de Audelee, knight, as of his manor of Blakedon; and a third part of messuage, of a carucate of land, of 6a. meadow, and of 100s. rent, held of the earl of Bedford and Isabel his wife, the king’s daughter, as of their manor of Hampstede Marchall, by knight’s service. (fn. 3)
Modeford Terre. Two-thirds of the manor, similarly held of the same earl and Isabel.
(Unspecified.) A wood of 14a., held of the earl of Salisbury by knight’s service.
She died on 20 March last. Edward her son, aged 14 years and more, is her next heir.
(Writ missing.)
DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter, Tuesday after Trinity, 45 Edward III.
Washbourn Durant. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of Warin de Lyle and Osbert Hamelyn, in right of their wives, by service of half a knight’s fee; wherein William Grey has an [annuity of] 40s. for life by her grant.
Bailleforde. 30s. yearly rent, held of Cecily Turbervyle, as of her manor of Hurberton, by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Redeston. 20s. yearly rent, held of Henry de la Pomeray by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Thorslegh. 15s. yearly rent, held of Cecily Turbervyle by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Alborne. 40s. yearly rent, held of the bishop of Exeter by service of half a knight’s fee.
Hurneforde. 16s. yearly rent, held of James de Audelegh by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Cornwode. 4l. yearly rent, with the advowson of the church, held of Martin Ferrers, who holds it of the duke of Cornwall, as of his manor of Tremyngton, by service of one knight’s fee; and 10s. yearly rent, held of the abbot and convent of Tavystok by service of 40d. yearly. Pleas and perquisites of court there are worth 40s. yearly.
Maneton. 30s. yearly rent, held of the duke of Lancaster by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Knythteton. 12s. yearly rent, held of Henry de la Pomeray by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
Legh and Loppedthorne. 20s. yearly rent, held of Thomas Chambernoun by service of a third (?) part of a knight’s fee.
Forde. 20s. yearly rent, held of Robert Scobehille by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
She died on Friday in the first week of Lent, 45 Edward III. Heir as above.
Writ, 12 November, 45 Edward III.
CORNWALL. Inq. made at St. Germans, 18 February, 46 Edward III.
Shevyok and Antonne. The manors, with the advowsons of the churches, held of the abbot of Tavystok, as of his manor of Hurdewik, co. Devon, by service of 4 knight’s fees.
Schevyok. 10 messuages and 8a. land, held of William Talbot by knight’s service, as of his manor of Modeton.
Leghe. 15 messuages and 13a. land, held of John [de] Monte Acuto by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee, as of his manor of Launtyan.
Landilp. The manor, held of John Dynham, knight, by knight’s service, as of his manor of Cardynam.
Northhill. 20s. rent, held by knight’s service of Edward, prince of Aquitaine and Wales, as of his castle of Lanceston.
(Place not named.) (fn. 4) 6 messuages and 5a. land, held of Walter Seneschal by knight’s service, as of his manor of Trethalek.
Porthloo. Two-thirds of the manor, held of the said prince Edward in socage, as of his castle of Launceston, by a rent of 12s. yearly; and a third part of the manor, held of John Wylyngton, knight, as of the manor of Lanteglos, by knight’s service.
Treverbyn. 100s. yearly rent, held in socage of the prior of Tiwardrait.
Trelugan. 7l. yearly rent, held in socage of the bishop of Exeter.
Tregamur. 30s. yearly rent, held in socage of the bishop of Exeter, the prior of Bodmin and Serlo Wysa.
She died on Friday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 45 Edward III. Heir as above, who will be 15 years of age at the Invention of the Holy Cross next.
Writ of certiorari to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer as to the relief paid by Edward de Courtenay and Emma his wife, daughter and heir of John Dauney, knight, in respect of the manor of Modeford Terry, co. Somerset. … December, 45 Edward III.
Return: It is found in the Memoranda of 30 Edward III, in the fines of Easter term, that the said Edward and Emma were charged with 50s. for their relief of the said manor, which John Dauney held on the day of his death of the king in chief by knight’s service, and for which Edward did fealty to the king on 12 April, 22 Edward III. They acknowledged that they held it of the king in chief, as John had held it, by service of half a knight’s fee; and they agreed that, if in future it should be found that the manor was held by another or a greater service, they should be charged with a greater sum for relief. By the Memoranda Roll, of 46 Edward III, Michaelmas, Recorda.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (12.)
E. Inq. P.M., File 33. (11.) (Somerset, Cornwall.)
CORNWALL. Inq. (indented) taken at Treganyswyth, Friday after St. Laurence, 46 Edward III.
Shevyok, Aunton, Landilp, and Portloo. The manors.
Leghe, Trelowya and Shevyok. Lands etc.
Northill, Treverbyn, Trelugan, and Tregemur. Rents as above.
Date of death as above. Immediately thereafter Henry Cokyn, then the prince’s feodary in Cornwall, entered into the premises by reason of the prince’s prerogative and the minority of Edward her son and heir, and took the profits for the prince’s use until 16 November, 45 Edward III. Whether he accounted to the prince or not the jurors do not know.
E. Inq. P.M., File 34. (13.)
100. THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF THOMAS COK, knight.
Writ, 4 March, 45 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. taken at Croumerssh by Walyngford, 11 March, 45 Edward III.
A yearly rent of 100 marks at the Exchequer granted by letters patent to Thomas Cok, knight, and his heirs.
Aston Rouhand. 12a. land, held of Edward, prince of Wales, as of his honor of Walyngford, by knight’s service; and 37a. land, 3a. meadow, and 40s. rent, similarly held of the prince by knight’s service by John de Aston Rouhand, chaplain, for life, of the inheritance of the said Thomas son of Thomas.
He died on the king’s service at St. Mathieu in the parts of Brittany on Saturday before St. Hilary last. Peter Cok, knight, aged 40 years and more, his father’s brother, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (13.)
101. ALICE LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DUDDEMAN.
Writ of precipimus, 26 June, 45 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, Wednesday after St. James the Apostle, 45 Edward III.
Northgevildale. A messuage in ruins and 4 bovates of untilled land, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 5s. yearly at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
She died at Northgevildale on the Monday after St. Nicholas, 3 Edward III.
During her life she demised the said messuage and land to Master Robert de Cave for 20 years, and then to Ralph de Quixlay for the next 40 years. The said Ralph and John de Lounde his son had possession of them from her death until the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, 43 Edward III, when John died. Since then the premises have been in the possession of John atte Watre and Maud his wife, Maud being the heir of John de Lounde, as the jurors understand. Alice Duddeman, aged 60 years and more, is daughter and heir of the said Alice, and is unmarried. Her marriage is of no value.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (14.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 158. (1.)
102. ALICE LATE THE WIFE OF RICHARD DE DYNELAY.
LANCASTER. Assignment of dower made at Blakburn, 14 March, 45 Edward III, in the presence of Henry de Dynelay, son and heir of the said Richard, and others.
Dounom. Within the manor (mansum manerii) a great hall, except the chambers annexed thereto; part of a great barn called ‘le haver-berne,’ to wit, from the door to the western end; a third part of a great long house extending from south to north between the kitchen and the highway by the gate; a moiety of the orchard by the cowhouse on the north side; and a garden by the house late of Simon Herys. Within the town, messuages and lands (specified) held by the following tenants, to wit, John Watteson, Isabel daughter of John Dogeson, Henry le Clerk, Robert Atkynson, Adam de Simondeston, Henry Dikson, Henry Hare, William le Drapour, Adam Robynson, William Knyght, Robert de Holden, ‘baillef,’ Cecily Bulder, John le Tynkeler, William Hare, Thomas le Pope, Adam le Taillour and Thomas le Mercer.
Clyderhowe. Houses, lands &c. (specified).
Tenants named:—
Robert le Barker, William Nowell, John Mason, Adam le Clerkson, Thomas le Smyth, Richard del Hull, Hugh le Bacster, Richard Broun, John Dugdale and Adam de Faghsyde.
Place-names mentioned:—
Hardelmores, le Longelondes, le Shagh, le Hengandrydyng, the Ryble, le Wythenes, le Crossehill, Ballegrene, Coppitlawe, Heghardill, Syrecroft and Lachemersshe.
The escheator has also assigned to her a third part of the following:—
Lancaster. A burgage tenement.
Dounom. Lands &c. lately held by Amice Bybby and Henry Olotson; lands &c. in Sarnesale, Lynllandynge, le Hallemedowe, Wyberdrode, le Neufeld, le Mikelheye, le Hallerode and le Littelheye; a water-mill; a halmote; 53a. demesne lands; 21s. 9d. rent of free tenants, to wit, the heirs of Twysylton and the heirs of Ravynesholme; a dovecot; a well; and 2 ‘courteyordes.’
All the woods, pastures, moors and marshes of the manor of Dounom are to be held undivided in common with the aforesaid Henry de Dynelay and his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (15.)
103. JOHN DE FILTON.
Writ, 10 March, 45 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. (indented) taken at Bristol, 10 September, 45 Edward III.
He held no lands &c. in the county.
Date of death and heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 220. (16.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 157. (1.)
104. ALICE DAUGHTER OF EDWARD TRENCHANT.
Writ of mandamus to the escheator in co. Southampton. 6 July, 45 Edward III.
Cf. Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1370–1374, p. 95.
E. Edw. III File 220. (17.)

Footnotes

  • 1. In the Chancery version the words in square brackets are written over an erasure and are partly illegible.
  • 2. In this writ and inquisition the area of the wood is given throughout as 50a., not 40a.
  • 3. The messuage, carucate, meadow and rent are described as the manor of Hyneton in the Exchequer copy.
  • 4. Trelowya in the Exchequer copy.