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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 22

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Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 15, Richard II. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1970.

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 22

599. William de Ufford, earl of Suffolk
(Writ missing)
LONDON. Inq. (indented) taken before the mayor, 10 March, 5 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned tenement etc. for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan late his wife, daughter of Alice late wife of Edward de Monte Acuto the sister of Margaret Mareschall, countess of Norfolk, the two sisters being daughters and heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, late marshal of England.
Parish of St. Mary Somersete. A tenement and 9 shops with solars built thereon annexed to the said tenement, held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city of London. The said Margaret, aged 40 years and more, is aunt and next heir of the said Joan.
He died on 15 February last. Robert de Wylughby, knight, Roger lord de Scales and Henry de Ferrariis of Groby, each aged 25 years and more, are his heirs.
600.
(Writ missing)
LONDON. Inq. (indented) taken before the mayor, 10 March, 5 Richard II, by another panel of jurors.
He died seised of the under-mentioned tenement etc. in his demesne as of fee.
Parish of St. Giles without Crepulgate in the suburb. A tenement with a garden and 13 shops with solars built thereon, held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole city of London.
Date of death and heirs as above.
601.
Writ, sicut alias: 10 March, 5 Richard II
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Shordiche, Tuesday after St. Gregory, 5 Richard II.
He died seised of the under-mentioned shops and gardens in his demesne as of fee.
Suburbs of London. 10 shops with gardens annexed on the west side of a street called ‘Goldynglane,’ together with a garden containing 2 a. land adjacent to the said gardens on the west side thereof.
Goswelle. A garden so called, containing 3 r. land.
All held of William Fulbourne, as of his prebend of Fynesbury, by service of 20s. rent yearly.
Date of death as above. Heir not known.
602.
KENT. Inq. taken at Derteforde, Saturday after St. Gregory, 5 Richard II.
He held no lands etc. in the county; but he held the under-mentioned knight’s fee by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret Mareschall, countess of Norfolk.
Lamberherst. A knight’s fee.
Date of death as above. Heir not known.
Writ, sicut alias: 10 March, 5 Richard II
Endorsed: The earl held no lands etc. in the county of Hertford.
603.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Balydon, Tuesday after St. Gregory, 5 Richard II.
The earl held no lands etc. in the county in his demesne as of fee or in service; but the under-mentioned manors, together with other manors and lands etc. in divers other counties, were granted by charter of Edward III to Robert de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk, his father, to hold to him and the heirs male of his body, with reversion in default of such heirs to the said king and his heirs. Robert died, and had an heir male, to wit, the said William, who has died without an heir male of his body, so that the reversion now belongs to the king and his heirs.
Gestuyngthorp. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Suffolk, service not known. The extent includes a leet on the feast of St. Margaret.
Dedham. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Suffolk, by knight’s service and the service of paying 2s. to the sheriff’s tourn. The extent includes 6l. 13s. 4d. rent of assise, out of which 6d. yearly has to be paid to the prioress of Caunpes and 2s. to the sheriff’s tourn.
Date of death as above. Henry de Ferers, knight, lord of Groby, Roger de Skales, knight, and Robert de Wylby, knight, each aged 30 years and more, are his heirs.
604.
Writ: 16 February, 5 Richard II
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Thorndon, 6 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned manors etc. in his demesne as of fee tail by gift and grant of Edward III made to Robert de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk, his father, and the heirs male of the body of the said Robert; and the reversion belongs to the present king and his heirs through failure of male issue of the earl.
Benale. The manor (extent given), whereof a part is held of the countess of Norfolk, as of the castle of Framlyngham, by service of 1d. yearly, another part of the king, as of the honor of Eye, service not known, another part of Robert de Swylyngton, Roger Boys and others, as of their manor of Huntyngfeld, by service of three-quarters of a knight’s fee, and another of the heirs of John Beamund by service of 3s. 4d. yearly. The extent includes a park with deer, a leet held on the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, and another leet of foreign tenants held about Whitsunday, whereof the prior of Ely has part.
Thorndon. The manor (extent given), held of the king as parcel of the honor of Eye. The extent includes a park called ‘Rysanglespark’ and a leet held on Tuesday in Whitsun week.
Combes. A yearly farm of 22l. 6s. 8d. and a yearly scutage of 30s. to be received from the manor, which manor Robert de Swylyngton, Brian de Stapilton and Nicholas Gernon, knights, had by gift and feoffment of the late earl without the king’s licence; and subsequently the late king by his letters patent pardoned the said trespass.
Suffolk county. 20l. yearly of the issues of the county by the hands of the sheriff, on account of the name and honour of earl of Suffolk.
He died on 15 February last without heir male of his body, but whether Isabel, his wife, is pregnant or not the jurors know not. Heirs as last above.
605.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Bungeye, 6 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned castles and manors etc. for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margaret Mareschall, countess of Norfolk, one of the daughters and heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, late earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, after the death of Joan, his wife, deceased, daughter of Alice wife of Edward de Monte Acuto, likewise deceased, who was the other daughter and heir of the said earl of Norfolk, by gift and grant of Edward III to the same earl of Norfolk and the heirs of his body, with reversion in default of such heirs to Edward III and his heirs.
Bungeye. The castle, with the manor and borough (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes a several pasture, called ‘Berewyk,’ pastures called ‘La Brook’ and ‘Le Stowe Park,’ woods called ‘Puterellhegh’ and ’Le Hawt,’ aldergroves called ‘Stowefen’ and ‘Harcroft,’ a market every Sunday, fairs on both feasts of the Holy Cross, a fishery in the common stream (ripa), and a leet held on the eve of Whitsunday.
Framlyngham. The castle and manor, with the advowson of the church (extent given), held as above. The extent includes a market every Saturday, a fair on the feast of St. Michael, 4 parks, and a leet held on the feast of St. Barnabas.
Sohambarres. The manor, with the advowson of the church (extent given), held of the honor of Rychemound by service of 20s. yearly. The extent includes 16 places called ‘marketplaces,’ a park with deer, and a leet held on the feast of St. Barnabas.
Date of death as above. The said Margaret, aged 50 years and more, is daughter and now sole heir of the aforesaid earl of Norfolk, and aunt and heir of the aforesaid Joan.
606.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Eye, 5 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned castle etc. of Eye, manor of Haghle and hundreds of Hertismere and Stowe in his demesne as of fee tail by gift and grant of Edward III made to Robert de Ufford, earl of Suffolk, his father, and the heirs male of his body. The earl died without heir male of his body, so that the reversion belongs to the king and his heirs; but the jurors do not know whether Isabel, the earl’s wife, is pregnant or not.
The earl lately held the under-mentioned manors of Perham and Ufford and messuages etc. in Dynyngton etc. in his demesne as of fee, and by a fine levied in the king’s court granted them to Roger de Boys, knight, Adam de Hautboys, clerk, John de Pyshale, clerk, Ellis de Byntre, clerk, Reynold de Eclys, Robert de Asshefeld, Roger de Wolferston, Henry Serjaunt and Thomas de Wroxham, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Henry.
The earl lately held the under-mentioned manors of Walsham, Combes, Helmyngham, Baudeseye, Chysylford and Wykes Ufford, and the under-mentioned lands etc. in Wylbeye and castle and town of Orford, in his demesne as of fee, and enfeoffed thereof by charter Robert de Swyllyngton, Brian de Stapilton, Nicholas Gernoun and Roger de Boys, knights, John de Pyshale, clerk, Reynold de Eclys, Ralph de Walsham, William Phelyp, Robert de Asshefeld, Roger de Wolferston, Henry Serjaunt and Thomas de Wroxham, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns; and Edward III by his letters patent pardoned the trespass of the said feoffees in acquiring the manors of Walsham, Combes and Wykes Ufford, and the castle and town of Orford, which are held of the king in chief.
The earl lately held the under-mentioned manor of Huntyngfeld in his demesne as of fee, and long before his death enfeoffed Robert de Swylyngton, the uncle, Nicholas Gernoun and Roger de Boys, knights, John ……………. Wolferston, Robert de Asshefeld, Henry Serjaunt …….. [thereof by licence] of Edward III.
The earl lately held the under-mentioned manor of [………] in his demesne as of fee, and long before his death [he enfeoffed] ………… Robert de Asshefeld and Thomas de More, clerk, thereof, ………………..
Eye. The castle, town, manor and honor (extent given), held of the king in chief, service not known. The extent includes a park with deer, a fishery, 10l. 10s. rent of assise with the farm of the borough, 30s. rent of assise in Dalyngo, a leet held on Monday in Whitsun week, pleas etc. of ‘Soknecourt’ and ‘le Barouncourt,’ 6 tourns pertaining to the honor, a market every Wednesday, fairs on the feasts of St. Margaret, St. Bartholomew and the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, and 58l. foreign rent of assise. The following are bailiffs of fees and collectors of the said foreign rent, to wit, the heir of Giles Garveys is bailiff ‘Straunge’ and bailiff ‘Chaumberleyn,’ Robert Parker is bailiff ‘Eyr,’ John Rysyngg is bailiff ‘Turgeys,’ John Redman is bailiff ‘Parker,’ John atte Chirch is bailiff ‘Beru,’ Andrew Lyf is bailiff ‘Suddon,’ John Fannere is bailiff ‘Vaus,’ and Seman Blaunchard and Thomas Clerk are bailiffs of Burgh.
Haghle. The manor (extent given), and the hundreds of Hertismere and Stowe, held of the king in chief, service not known. The extent includes a park with deer, a market every Saturday, a fair on the feast of the Assumption, and a leet held on Thursday in Whitsun week.
Perham. The manor, held of John son of Peter de Breaux, knight, as of his manor of Wysete, by knight’s service.
Ufford. The manor, held of Margaret, countess of Norfolk, by knight’s service.
Dynyngton, Tatyngton, Brundyssh, Farnham and Blaxhale. 2 messuages, 260 a. land, 42 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture, 7 a. wood and 20s. rent, held of the king, as of the honor of Eye.
Walsham. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee and by rendering 16s. yearly at the castle of Norwich.
Combes. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief, as of fee-farm and yearly scutage, by rendering yearly at the Exchequer for the said fee-farm and scutage 23l. 16s. 8d., which sum was released by Edward III to Robert de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk, and the heirs of his body. The said late earl and the now deceased earl, his son, being now dead without heirs male of their bodies surviving, the said 23l. 16s. 8d. of fee-farm and scutage pertains to the king and his heirs.
Orford. The castle and town, held of the king in chief by service of paying 20l. yearly at the Exchequer.
Wykes Ufford. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight’s fee.
Helmyngham. The manor, held of the heir of Peter de Creyk by knight’s service.
Baudeseye. The manor, held of the prior of Buttele, ……. de Glaunvyle and Clement de Brethenham ………….
Chysylford. The manor, held of ……………. by service of 40s. yearly.
Wylbeye. 90 a. land, 5 a. pasture and 17s. 4 1/2d. rent, held of Robert ………
Huntyngfeld. The manor, [held of the honor] of Eye by knight’s service.
[………]. The manor, held of Michael atte Pool ………….
Date of death etc. and heirs as above (last inquisition but one).
607.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Costeseye, 3 March, 5 Richard II.
He held the undermentioned manors of Costeseye, Causton and Burgh, and the under-mentioned rents of 20l. and 76l. 16s. 8d., in his demesne as of fee tail by gift and grant of Edward III to Robert de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk, his father, and the heirs male of the body of the said Robert, with reversion in default of such heirs to Edward III and his heirs. He died without heir male of his body, but the jurors do not know whether Isabel, his wife, is pregnant or not.
He lately held the under-mentioned manor of Hykelyngge and messuage etc. and leet in Wynterton and Somerton in his demesne as of fee, and long before his death granted them by charter to Robert de Swylington, Brian de Stapulton and others, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns; and Edward III by his letters patent pardoned the trespass of the said feoffees in acquiring the leet of Wynterton.
He lately held the under-mentioned rent in Heynford in his demesne as of fee, and long before his death alienated it (together with the manor of Perham, co. Suffolk, of which it is parcel) to Roger de Boys, knight, Adam de Hautboys, clerk, and others, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns, as appears in a charter of feoffment, by a fine levied in the king’s court.
Costeseye. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, service not known. The extent includes a park with deer, 13l. 6s. 8d. common tallage of the whole homage, a watermill beyond ‘Westmyll’ with a fishery in its pond, a fulling-mill with its fishery, a fishery of the sluice of the pond with the fishery of the stew by ‘Frethbregge,’ a water-mill at Bauburgh with the fishery there, a leet held at Whitsun, and two tourns held after Michaelmas and Easter respectively. The manor is charged from time immemorial with a yearly pension of 10l. to the abbot of Bonrepos.
Causton. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief, service not known. The extent includes a park, 30 a. wood called ‘Southagh,’ a rent called ‘keyepens,’ a rent called ‘styksilver’ from an underwood called ‘Lyngwode,’ a fishery called ‘Quenepond,’ a market every Wednesday, a fair on the feast of St. Agnes, a leet on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, ploughings called ‘govelerthis’ and ‘werkerthes,’ and a rent of a pair of gilt spurs, price 12d.
Burgh. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church; whereof a close called ‘Stokeslande’ is held of the abbot of St. Edmund’s by service of 3s. yearly, 10 a. are held of the prioress of Thetford by service of 5s. yearly, 10 a. are held of Andrew de Brampton, as of his manor of Brampton, by service of 3s. yearly, 2 1/2 a. are held of George de Felbrygg, as of his manor of Crakefeldhall, by service of 2d. yearly, and the residue is held of the king in chief, service not known. The extent includes a park, fairs on the feasts of St. Nicholas and the Annunciation, and a leet at Michaelmas.
Baketon. 20l. yearly rent to be received from the prior of Bromholm and his successors in respect of a fifth part of the manor, as parcel of the honor of Eye, co. Suffolk.
Norfolk and Suffolk. 76l. 16s. 8d. yearly rent to be received by the hands of the sheriff.
Hykelyngge. The manor, held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Wynterton and Somerton. A messuage, 40 a. land and 3s. 7d. rent, held of Alan de Hygham by knight’s service.
Wynterton. The leet of the town, held of the king by a fee-farm of 20s. to be paid at the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Heynford. 100s. yearly rent, parcel of the manor of Perham, co. Suffolk, which manor, with the said rent, is held of John son of Peter de Breaus, knight, as of his manor of Wysete, by knight’s service.
The earl died on 15 February last without heir male of his body, but whether Isabel, his wife, is pregnant or not the jurors know not. Roger de Skalys, knight, Robert de Wylby, knight, and Henry de Fereres, knight, each aged 30 years and more, are his kinsmen and heirs.
608.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Dychyngham, 6 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned manors etc. for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan, his wife, (as in the above inquisition taken at Bungeye).
Dychyngham. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes woods called ‘Tyndhagh,’ ‘Chirchehagh,’ and ‘Sext..,’ an aldergrove called ‘Alderkar,’ 20s. rent from the market of Loden, and a leet held on Thursday before Whitsunday.
Norwich castle. 8l. 16d. yearly rent to be received by the hands of the sheriff from the castle of Norwich out of the 33l. 6s. 8d. yearly which Thomas de Brotherton, late earl of Norfolk, used to receive therefrom while he lived.
Halveryate. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes marshes called ‘Osolmesflet,’ ‘Thurstanesmareys,’ ‘Godrychesmareys,’ ‘Maltmareys’ and ‘Frytholm,’ parcels of a marsh called ‘Mokeresdoles,’ carriage-services to Ocle and Framlyngham, carriage-services to carry letters, and two-thirds of 2 pieces of marsh and pasture containing 980 a. formerly held for life by Joan late the wife of Robert de Morley, knight.
Ersham. The manor (extent given), together with the advowson of the church of Ersham with the chapel of St. Mary there, held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes a several pasture called ‘Halledyke,’ a park without deer, woods called ‘Overhagh’ and ‘Cucroft,’ alder-groves called ‘Ocoldfen,’ ‘Westfen’ and ‘Sledergate,’ and rents of a pair of gloves and an arrow.
Dykelburgh. A moiety of the manor (extent given), which entire manor is held of Sir Walter Fitz Wauter by service of 2s. yearly. The extent includes a leet held on the morrow of Michaelmas.
Date of death and heir to the premises as above (inquisition taken at Bungeye).
609.
NORFOLK. Inq. (fn. 1) taken at [Hanew]orth, 4 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned manors and advowsons for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan, his wife (as in the above inquisition taken at Bungeye).
[Haneworth.] The manor (extent given), with the advowsons of the churches of Colby, Alby and Aldeburgh, held [of the king in chief] by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes a park without deer, a meadow called ‘Burlesmedwe,’ a pasture called ‘Belhous,’ a market worth nothing because discontinued more than 30 years ago, a rent of two pairs of gilt spurs, price 12d., [and a leet held on the feast of St. Margaret].
[So]uthwalsham. The manor (extent given), [with the advowson of the church] of St. Laurence in the same town, [held of the king in] chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony of the earldom of Norfolk. The extent includes [a pasture] in Estcroft, and a pasture of 4 bovates in the marshes of …….. [and Ran]deworth.
Date of death and heir to the premises as above (inquisition taken at Bungeye).
610.
(Commission missing.) (fn. 2)
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Eye, Monday after Passion Sunday, 5 Richard II, before John Bacun, Robert Dasshefeld and John Staverton.
The earl held the under-mentioned castle, town, manors, honor, hundreds and annuity of 23l. 6s. 8d. to him and the heirs male of his body by gift and grant of Edward III to Robert de Ufford, his father.
He was also seised of the under-mentioned annuities of 76l. 16s. 8d. and 20l. by grant of Edward III to him and the heirs male of his body.
Eye. The castle, town, manor and honor (extent given). The extent includes 19 a. pasture with la Launde in Gosewold, a park, a fishery, lands and a several fishery held at farm by John Bacun, 9l. 16s. 8d. foreign farms pertaining to the manor, to wit, 40s. in …….., 40s. in Dalyngo and 66s. 8d. in Horham, co. Suffolk, and 50s. in Segbrok and elsewhere in the county of Lincoln, a market every Wednesday and Saturday, the fair of Thrandeston held on the feast of St. Margaret, the fair of Asphale held on the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, and the fair of Fynyngham held on the feast of St. Bartholomew (all the profits of which markets and fairs have been received from time immemorial by the burgesses of Eye at a yearly rent of 4l.), 99l. 3s. 2 3/4d. rent of assise of free tenants and bondmen, whereof 20l. is in Baketon, co. Norfolk, castle-guard to be received twice in one year and once in the next, to wit, 7l. 6s. 8d. at each term of payment, profits of courts, tourns and leets, a rent of 2 bushels of ‘skyrewhittes,’ a warren of pheasants, partridges and rabbits, and an office called the office of constable, to which no fee pertains except at the will of the lord. The office of parker and all other offices there ought to be done by the tenants in accordance with their tenure.
Haghle. The manor (extent given, including a park with deer, a market every Saturday, a fair on the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, and profits of courts and leets).
Benhale. The manor (extent given, including a pasture called ‘Langewadefen,’ a park with deer, castle-guard to be received twice in one year and once in the next, profits of courts and leets, a fair on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, and a rabbit-warren.
Thorndon. The manor (extent given, including a park with deer, a pasture called ‘Brouneswold,’ and a leet held on Tuesday in Whitsun week.
[Hertismere] and Stowe. The hundreds.
Combes. 23l. 16s. 8d. to be received yearly ……….. from the manor.
Norfolk and Suffolk. 76l. 76l. [16s. 8d.] yearly out of the issues of the counties.
Suffolk. 20l. yearly out of the issues of the county on account of the name and honour of earl of Suffolk.
The aforesaid castle, town, manors, honor, hundreds and annuities are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
The earl died on 15 February last without heir male of his body, but whether Isabel, his wife, is pregnant or not the jurors know not.
John Reed, the escheator, seized all the premises into the king’s hand long before the commissioners received their commission, and has received the issues thereof ever since the earl’s death.
611.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Costeseye, Wednesday after the Annunciation, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned manors to him and the heirs male of his body by gift and grant of Edward III to Robert de Ufford, his father.
Costeseye. The manor (extent given, including a rent called common tallage to be received from the whole homage, worth 13l. 6s. 8d. yearly, a park with deer, a custom called ‘maltsilver,’ a rent of two horse-shoes, perquisites of courts, tourns and leets, and a warren of rabbits, pheasants and partridges).
Causton. The manor (extent given, including an enclosed park without deer, customs called ‘keyepens’ and ‘slykkesilver,’ a market, a fair on the feast of St. Agnes, a leet on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, a fishery called ‘Quenespond,’ rents of a pair of gilt spurs, price 12d., and a clove, and a warren with rabbits and partridges).
All the above are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Burgh. The manor (extent given, including a park without deer, a watermill with a fishery, a leet, and fairs on the feasts of St. Nicholas and the Annunciation).
Date of death etc. as in the previous inquisition.
612.
Writ, sicut alias: 10 March, 5 Richard II
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Boston, 19 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held no lands etc. in the county.
He died on 8 February, 5 Richard II. Robert de Wylughby, Roger Scales and Robert de Ferreys, knights, each aged 30 years and more, are his kinsmen and heirs.
613.
Writ: 8 November, 6 Richard II
CALAIS. Inq. taken at Calais, Monday the feast of St. Margaret, 7 Richard II, before John Devereux, captain, and William Ermyn, treasurer, of Calais.
The earl held no lands etc. in the town on the day of his death, because by his charter dated on the feast of St. Peter’s Chains, 1373, he granted all his lands etc. in the town, to wit, an inn, to Adam de Hauboys and John de Pieshale, clerks, Robert Aisshfeld, Henry Sergeaunt and Thomas de Wroxham.
He died on 13 February, 5 Richard II. Heir not known.
614.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 16 February, 5 Richard II
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford, Thursday after the Annunciation, 5 Richard II.
The earl held no knights’ fees or advowsons in the county.
615.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Aylesbery, Saturday after the Annunciation, 5 Richard II.
The earl held no lands, knights’ fees or advowsons in the county.
616.
Similar writ: 16 February, 5 Richard II
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Branketre, Wednesday after the Annunciation, 5 Richard II.
Ovyton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Swynbourne, knight.
Fynchyngfeld. A moiety of a knight’s fee, formerly held by John FitzRoberd; a knight’s fee, formerly held by Geoffrey Pecche; a knight’s fee, formerly held by Edmund Nortoft; and a knight’s fee formerly held by Henry de Hoverhalle.
Whytenotele. A knight’s fee, formerly held by Thomas Dengayne.
Fynchyngfeld. A knight’s fee, formerly held by John de Claveryng.
Brydbrook. A knight’s fee, now held by the abbot of Westminster.
Ramesden. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by Simon de Grey.
Hetyngham. A fifth part of a knight’s fee (tenure illegible).
Slamondeshey. A third part of a knight’s fee (tenure illegible)
The earl held all the above fees for life, of the inheritance of Margaret Mareschal, countess of Norfolk, one of the daughters and heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, late earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan, his wife, daughter of Alice late wife of Edward de Monte Acuto, knight, deceased, the other daughter and heir of the said earl of Norfolk.
He held the under-mentioned fees to him and the heirs male of his body, with reversion in default of such heirs to Edward III and his heirs.
Gestuyngthorp. A moiety of a knight’s fee, called ‘Byhamhall,’ (tenure illegible).
Whetherysfeld. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by ……. de Coggeshale, knight.
……. and Gestuyngthorp. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Gestuyngthorp. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, called ‘Morrehall,’ held by Walter de Geldeford and Juliana ate Park.
Middelton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by John de Sudbury.
Neweton by Sudbury. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Margaret Boteler.
The earl held no advowsons in the county.
617.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Hychen, Thursday after the Annunciation, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees for life by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Margaret Mareschall, countess of Norfolk, one of the daughters and heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, late earl of Norfolk, after the death of Joan, his wife, daughter of Alice late wife of Edward de Monte Acuto, knight, deceased, the other daughter and heir of the said earl of Norfolk.
Uffeleye. 3 knights’ fees, of the 9 fees in the same town formerly held by William de Uffeleye and Roger Bernard.
Weston. A knight’s fee, formerly held by Richard de Goya.
Henxteworthe. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by William Baud.
Clothale. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by Richard de Mouncheseye.
The earl held no advowsons in the county.
618.
Similar writ: 16 February, 5 Richard II
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich, 10 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees and advowsons for life by the courtesy of England etc., as above (previous inquisition).
Watton. 11 knights’ fees, of the 22 fees in the same town held by Thomas de Roos.
Waketon, Thorp, Hales, Dyckelburgh and Lodne. 3 knights’ fees, held by Margaret, countess of Norfolk, and the heir of John Segrave of Fulkestan.
Bernyngham and Erpyngham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Brom.
Stokton. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by Ralph Bygot.
Westderham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Peter de Pamworth.
Brysyngham. 8 knights’ fees, held by Edmund Noon and his wife, late the wife of John Verdon.
Stirston. A knight’s fee, held by Richard Dautres.
Hethyll. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by the master of the hospital of St. Giles, Norwich.
Egfeld. A knight’s fee and a half, held by Robert de Wylby, knight.
Roughton and Byxton. 5 knights’ fees, held by the heirs of Thomas de Metton.
Stirston. A knight’s fee, held by Robert Carbonel.
Senges. A knight’s fee and a quarter, held by Oliver de Calthorp.
Porynglond. Three parts and a third part of a fourth part and a fourth part of a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Ufford.
Fundenhale and Creyk. 4 knights’ fees and a moiety of a fee, of the 13 fees and a moiety of a fee in the same towns held by Edmund de Thorp.
Yaxham. A knight’s fee, held by John Cursoun.
Senges. A knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Langele, the abbot of Sybbeton, the master of the hospital of St. Giles, Norwich, and Robert de Berneye.
Pirhowe. 3 knights’ fees and a moiety of a fee, held by Robert de Swyllyngton.
[Suffolk.] Bradleye. 4 knights’ fees, held by Hugh Selgrave.
[Hertford.] Uffeleye. 3 knights’ fees, of the 9 fees in the same town held by William de Hoo and Roger Bernard.
[Hertford.] Weston. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Richard de Goya.
[Hertford.] Hengsteworth. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas Baude.
[Hertford.] Clothale. A tenth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Richard de Munchensy.
[Hertford.] Stagenhoo. A knight’s fee, held by the heir of John Verdoun.
[Essex.] Hedyngham. A fifth part of a knight’s fee.
Norfolk. Senges. A fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
[Essex.] Slamundeseye. A third part of a knight’s fee.
The three last fractions of fees held by the heir of Robert de Hedyngham.
Roughton and Metton. A knight’s fee, held by Roger de Wylasham.
Bernyngham, Wychyngham, Smalbergh, Basyngham, Grymmeswell, Irmynglond, Keteryngham, Burgh in Flegg and Baconesthorp. 5 knights’ fees and three parts and an eighth part of a fee, held by the heir of William de la Rokele.
Beyton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Hugh Fastolf.
Ouby, Ingham, Bernham and Burgh in Flegg. 3 knights’ fees, held by the heir of John de Cayly.
Mouton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Nicholas de Wychyngham.
Colneye and Carleton. A knight’s fee, held by Nicholas atte Launde.
Creyk and Fundenhale. 4 knights’ fees and a moiety of a fee, held by Edmund de Thorp, knight.
Sengys. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by Oliver de Calthorp.
Bedyngham and Senges. A forty-fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Robert de Senges.
Clayethorp. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Buttele and his parcenors.
Weybrygg. The advowson of the priory.
Ersham. The advowson of the church.
Wychyngham. The advowson of the church.
Colby. The advowson of the church.
Alby. The advowson of the church.
Aldeburgh. The advowson of the church.
Wynston. The advowson of the church.
Wyndele. The advowson of the church.
Banyngham. The advowson of the church.
Aldeby. The advowson of the church.
Redenhale. The advowson of the church.
South Walsham. The advowson of the church.
Thetford. The advowson of the priory.
He died on 15 February last. Margaret Mareschall, aged 50 years and more, is daughter and sole heir of Thomas, late earl of Norfolk and marshall of England, and aunt and next heir of Joan late the wife of the said earl of Suffolk.
619.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Framelyngham, 12 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees and advowsons for life by the courtesy of England etc., as above (Hertford inquisition).
Chadenesfeld, Thuryton, Brusyerd, Sweftelyng and Ryngestede. 4 knights’ fees, held by the heir of John de Brusyerd.
Scarneston and Burstall. 3 knights’ fees and a half and a fourth part of a fee, held by the heirs of Joan de Rocheford, Bartholomew de Elyngham and Alice late the wife of John de Holbrok.
Helmyngham, Yokesford and Middelton. 3 knights’ fees and a half, held by the heirs of John de Thorp and William de Swillyngton and their parceners.
Yokesford, Hevenyngham, Stykyslond and Burgh. 3 knights’ fees, held by Robert de Swillyngton and Robert de Ufford.
Akynham, Wytyngham, Clopton and Hasketon. 3 knights’ fees and a fourth part of a fee, held by John de Breouse.
Gosbek and Eston. 2 knights’ fees, held by William Germyn, knight.
Newenton and Thwerstede. A knight’s fee and a fourth part of a fee, held by John Tudenham.
Wykelowe. A knight’s fee, held by Thomas Ganel in right of his wife.
Moneweden. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of John Adam.
Hacheston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Godfrey de Hylton.
Ketelbergh. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Walter Doreward in right of his wife.
Chaffeld. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Nicholas Weyland.
Chedestan and Eston. A knight’s fee, held by Richard Cosyn, knight.
Cocleye. 2 knights’ fees and a fourth part of a fee, held by the heirs of John de Fresyngfeld, John de Boylound and Thomas Bavent.
Craneford. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Rendlysham.
Framlyngham ad Castrum. A tenth part of a knight’s fee, held by Henry le Serjaunt; and a fourth part and a sixth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Thomas de Ketelbergh.
Kleshale (sic). A twenty-fifth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Nicholas de Kelshale.
Martlysham. 3 knights’ fees, held by Edmund Noon in right of his wife.
Hevenyngham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Cecily de Hertford.
Framelyngham ad Castrum. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of John Ansty.
Saxmondham. A knight’s fee, held by Michael de la Pole.
Croxfeld. A knight’s fee, held by John Harneys.
Outhale. 4 knights’ fees, held by the heir of Roger son of Osbert.
Blaxhale. A knight’s fee, held by the lady le Despenser.
Ramesholt. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Talmache.
Wantesden. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Buttelee.
Glemham. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by William Phelyp.
Denham. A knight’s fee, held by the heir of John de Denham.
Ikene. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Faucebrom.
(Unspecified.) A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John de Carleton.
Sylham. A knight’s fee and a moiety of a fee, held by Michael de la Pole.
Assh. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Margery Moysy.
Brampton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of John Randolf.
Theberton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John de Norwico.
Elvedon. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of John de Gelham.
[Essex.] Ovyton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by William de Pirhowe.
[Essex.] Fynchyngfeld. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John son of Robert; one knight’s fee, held by Geoffrey Pecche; one knight’s fee, held by William de North-toft; and one knight’s fee, held by Henry de Overhalle.
[Essex.] Godebrook. One knight’s fee, held by Simon de Clawenny.
[Essex.] Burgfed (sic). A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Sayward.
[Essex.] Whitenottele. A knight’s fee, held by John Dengayne.
[Essex.] Weston by Beauchamp. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Simon de Cantelewe.
[Essex.] Fyngfeld (sic). A knight’s fee, held by John de Claveryng.
[Essex.] Broddebrook. A knight’s fee, held by Gilbert Pecche.
[Essex.] Ramesdon. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Simon de Cray.
[Kent.] Lamberherst. A knight’s fee, tenant not specified.
Bungeye. The advowson of the priory.
Ikene. The advowson of the church.
Bromeswell. The advowson of the church.
Kelshale. The advowson of the church.
Tunstall. The advowson of the church.
Eyk. The advowson of the church.
Clopton. The advowson of the church.
Framlyngham Castel. The advowson of the church.
Soham. The advowson of the church.
Hoo. The advowson of the church.
Assh. The advowson of the church.
Donyngworth. The advowson of the church.
Holleslee. The advowson of the church.
Date of death etc. as last above.
620.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Eye, 11 March, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees and advowsons in fee tail by gift and grant of Edward III to Robert de Ufford, late earl of Suffolk, and the heirs male of his body.
Donyngworth, Tunstall, Theberden, Hacheston, Carleton, Ramesholt, Ikene, Ufford and Little Glemham. 5 knights’ fees, held by the heirs of Thomas de Brotherton, late earl of Norfolk and marshal of England.
Loudham, Glemham, Beengges, Cranesford, Sybton, Framelyngham, Stanton, Flemworth, Alynton, Sutton, Wyngefeld, Tykebrom, Cretyng, Marlesford, Kenton, Fresyngfeld, Stykelond, Thurstanton, Horswade, Dersham and Fordlee, co. Suffolk, and Frense, Kylverton, Horsford, Baketon and Semere [co. Norfolk]. 10 knights’ fees, held by Robert de Ufford.
Edwardeston, Wyverston, Rykynghale, Fresyngfeld, Pesenhale, Staverton, Walton, Wal[sh]am, Brantham, Belstede Parva, Bolmere Magna, Bolmere Parva, Stanstede, Westhorp, Leyston, Theberton and Knatesh[all]. 12 knights’ fees, held by the heirs of Thomas de Camiso (sic).
Waybrede, Wyderisdale, P[l]ayford, Fresyngfeld, Kessegrave, Boyton, Istede, Westirfeld, Capel, Russhemere, Todenham, Waldyngfeld, Moneweden, Ketelbergh and Shotford. 10 knights’ fees, held by Miles de Stapilton, knight.
Huntyngfeld, Lynsted Magna, Lynstede Parva, Petristre, Chilton by Sudbury, Sutton, Tangham, Westleton and Baketon. 7 knights’ fees, held by Robert de Swylyngton, knight, Roger de Boys, knight, and John Bacon of Broom.
Westleton, Snape and Wantesden. 3 knights’ fees, held by Peter de Donewych.
Aspale, Debenham, Rendlisham, Perham, Gategrave and Marlesford. 4 knights’ fees, held by the heir of John dil Pool.
Horsham, Chikeryng, Fynyngham and Kenton. 3 knights’ fees, held by Edmund de Thorp, knight.
Horham, Stonham and Hethill. A knight’s fee, held by John Gernegan.
Bokislowe and Knatishall. A knight’s fee, held by John de Braham, the heirs of Thomas Portman, Robert Fox and Thomas Cordeboof.
Blithyng, Sternefeld and Freston. A knight’s fee, held by Michael de la Pole, knight.
Okenhull, Sternefeld, Freston, Burston, Gyssyng and Cleydon. 4 knights’ fees, held by Nicholas Fastolf.
Stutton, Yakeslee and Cranelee. A knight’s fee, held by Godfrey de Stratton.
Bedyngfeld, Laxfeld and Dersham. A knight’s fee and a half, held by the heirs of Adam Flemmyng, John del Brigg of Laxfeld and the heirs of Thomas Ansty of Dersham.
Yakeslee and Banyngham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Ralph de Hemenhale, knight.
Denham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John de Lopham.
Broom, Fresfeld and Semere. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Adam Broom.
Gislyngham and Thornham. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Roger de Bourne.
Laxfeld. A knight’s fee, held by John de Wyngefeld.
Cretyng. A knight’s fee, held by John Mountepylers.
Chatisham and Thornham. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas Talnas.
Billisford. A knight’s fee and a quarter, held by the abbot of Leyston.
Gosewold and Thrandeston. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas Herfrey.
Kelton, Rodewilbey and Horpole. 2 knights’ fees, formerly held by Eleanor Ferre.
Bures and Bergholt, Wikham, Cotton, Briseworth, Ryshangles, Farnham, Rendham, Melles and Wortham. A knight’s fee, held by the heir of Andrew Sakevill.
Baketon, Horham, Alderton, Dalyngo, Wotton, Chikeryng, Russhmere, Bulge and Glemham. 2 knights’ fees and a half and a fourth part of a fee, held by Robert de Swyllyngton, knight, Nicholas Gernon, knight, Roger Boys, knight, John Bakon of Broom, John Pyshale, clerk, Roger de Wolferston, Robert de Asshefeld, Henry Serjaunt and Thomas Wroxham.
Glousthorp, Bausey, Geyton, Baketon, Witton, Gislyngham, Bedyngfeld, Culleslee, Dalengo, Alderton, Russhemere, Horham, Chikeryng, Boulge, Bergholt, Benhale and Badyngham. 7 knights’ fees and a half and a fourth part of a fee, held by the heir of Nicholaa la Bovyll.
Baketon and Horham, Alderton, Dalengho, Wotton, Chikeryng, Russhemere, Shotesham and Benhale. 2 knights’ fees and a half and a quarter of a fee, held by the heir of Thomas Pecche.
Baketon and Dilham. 2 knights’ fees and a quarter of a fee, held by the heir of Roger de Gunton.
Bildesford. A quarter of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of William de Tyteshale.
Eye. The advowson of the priory.
Broomholm. The advowson of the priory.
Leyston. The advowson of the abbey.
Buttelee. The advowson of the priory.
Thorndon. The advowson of the church.
Dalyngho. A fourth part of the advowson of the church.
Alderton. A fourth part of the advowson of the church.
Swyftlyng. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Gerard de Wachesham.
Chypenhale. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Ufford, knight.
Little Glemham. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, held by the same Robert.
Baudeseye. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the same Robert.
Cullesle. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas de Ardern.
Thurstanton. A knight’s fee, held by the same heirs.
Horpole. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Robert Houel.
Saham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas Carpenter.
Rendham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John de la Valence.
Cranesford. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Gerard de Hokenhill and of Hamon de Hokenhill.
Ham (?) and Strutton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Henry dil Hose.
Stratford and Horpole. A sixth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John Rybeef.
Stratford. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John Armonger.
Sutton. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by John de Tudenham.
Stickeslond. A fifth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Robert Vysdeleu.
Kylverston. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Roger de Broom.
Baudesseye. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Buttelee.
Fynbergh. A knight’s fee, held by the same prior.
Knoteshale. A moiety of a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the same prior.
Fynbergh. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas Ardern.
[Norfolk.] Gatesthorp. 2 knights’ fees, held by the same heirs.
Wilby. A knight’s fee, held by William de Valence.
Wilbeye. 3 knights’ fees, held by the heirs of Robert de Creyk, knight.
Culleston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of William Bovyll; and a moiety of a fee held by John de Wyngefeld.
Berkyng. A knight’s fee, held by the prior of Kerseye and others.
Ryngeshill. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Peter de Ryngeshill.
Berkyng. A tenth part and a sixteenth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Robert Amelyn.
Sternefeld. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Glaunvyll.
Chisilford. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of William.
Upton. A knight’s fee, ………
Kelton and Benale (?) A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas de Hykelyng.
[Glemham Parva]. (fn. 3) One knight’s fee, held by William Philyp.
[Whitacre]. (fn. 3) 2 knights’ fees, held by ………….. Banyard.
[Beaudeseye]. (fn. 3) A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Robert de Swyllyngton, knight, Roger de Boys, knight, …………..
The reversion of the above fees and advowsons pertains to Edward III [and his heirs] in default of issue male of the body of the said earl.
He died on 15 February last without [male] issue, but whether Isabel his wife is pregnant or not the jurors know not.
621.
Writ of Plura, 20 April, 5 Richard II
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Hengham, 5 May, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees in his demesne as of fee, in addition to those specified in the inquisitions taken after his death.
Tatersete and Sengham. A knight’s fee, lately held by James de Pinkeneye; and a knight’s fee, lately held by Simon Payn, Thomas atte Gannok and John de Hindringham.
Little Rybourgh and Stebrid. A knight’s fee, held by John Pavely.
Barsham. Half a knight’s fee, formerly held by the heir of Richard de Waldegrave, knight, Walter de Bermyngham, Katharine de Walle and Joan de Thorplond; and half a knight’s fee, formerly held by John Bole.
Dudlyngton (called ‘Dockesfe’), Fuldon, Langford and Bodeneye (called ‘Brounesfe’). 2 knights’ fees, held by Richard Holdich, John de Grombek and William de Holkham.
Northwolde. Half a knight’s fee, formerly held by Martin de Mendham and once belonging to Sir Thomas Dakeney.
Snetisham and Scharneborn. Half a knight’s fee called ‘Rustaynes tenement,’ held by John Techeswell.
Annemere, Frenge and Dockyng. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Hawise and Elizabeth, daughters of John de Milham.
Schirford. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, formerly held by Guy le Schepherde, Adam Wynter and Stephen atte Water.
Stanfeld by Milham. A messuage with a wood and 18 a. land, called ‘Cothilton,’ held of the earl by John, parson of the church of Hornyngtoft, by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Longestratton, Moryngthorp and Therston. A knight’s fee, held by Robert de Stratton.
Sculthorp. A messuage and 30 a. land, held for life by Agnes Bole by gift of John de Norwyco, the earl’s grandfather, the reversion of which now belongs to the earl’s heirs; services not known.
Skulthorp and Barsham. A messuage and 24 a. land, held of the earl for life by John Wysman, the reversion belonging to the earl’s heirs; service not known.
Pakesford. A knight’s fee called ‘Tappisworthfee,’ with the advowson of the church, formerly held by Thomas Fastolf, knight.
Dockyng and Frenge. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by William de Elmham.
Robert de Wylghby, Roger de Skalis and Henry de Ferrers, knights, are the earl’s next heirs.
622.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Henhowe, 5 May, 5 Richard II.
The earl held the under-mentioned knights’ fees in his demesne as of fee, in addition to those specified in the inquisitions taken after his death.
Sogenho, Bradefeld, Wodebregge, Melton and Wangeford. A knight’s fee and a half, held of the earl by Roger de Boys, knight, John de Pyshale, clerk, Ellis de Byntre, clerk, Robert de Asshefeld, Roger de Wolferston and Henry Serjaunt, and held by the earl of the king by service of 5s. yearly for ward of the castle of Norwich.
Bradefeld. A rent of a rose, held by the prioress of Campesse.
Groundesbourgh, Todynham and Belingges. 3 knights’ fees, held by John de Todynham, knight.
Hemyngston and Assh. A knight’s fee, held by John Harneys.
Thorney. A knight’s fee, held by John Muryel.
Cranisford. A knight’s fee, held by John Horaldi.
Pethagh, Gosebek, Helmyngham and Wynston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas de Gippewico.
Thistelden, Boulge, Debach, Bourgh and Groundisbourgh. A knight’s fee, held by the heirs of John Bisshop.
Eston. A knight’s fee, held by John de Denton.
Potisford. A knight’s fee, held by John de Wyngefeld, knight.
Pethaugh, Gosebek, Framesden, Gretyngham and Wynston. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Cobat.
Asshfeld and Thorp. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Buttele, Edmund Osbern, Robert de Kenton, Henry Qwyncy, Ranulf Gynour and Ralph de Northaugh.
Claveryng, Hasshton, Wycham and Eston. A knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Leyston.
Pethaugh. Half a knight’s fee, held by the same abbot.
Foxhole, Kessegrave and Bokelisham. Half a knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Sibbeton.
Foxhole. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Holy Trinity, Ipswich.
Rendlisham. A knight’s fee, held by Bartholomew Nanton, knight.
Russhemere. A knight’s fee, held by John de Secford, knight.
Kessegrave. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by John Gros and John Grenegate.
Bredefeld, Boulge and Melton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, late of John de Loudham, held by John de Pyshale, clerk, Roger de Wolferston, John de Fynesford, clerk, and Walter Malvesyn, clerk.
Debach. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Gilbert de Boulge.
Chebenhale and Fresyngfeld. Half a knight’s fee, held by Pernell late the wife of Wakelin de Hardeshull.
Elveden. A knight’s fee, held by the master of the college of Roisheworth.
Herliston. A knight’s fee, held by the prior of Buttele.
Kessegrave. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by Robert de Todenham.
Elveden. Half a knight’s fee, held by Edmund de Hedesete.
Little Bradeleye and Trillowe. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by Master John Malvesyn.
Trillowe and Little Bradeleigh. Half a quarter of a knight’s fee, lately held by Henry Pane.
Little Bradeleigh and Thirlowe. Half a quarter of a knight’s fee, lately held by Alexander de Walpool, Thomas Schepherde and Avice de Gretton; and a fourth part of a knight’s fee, [lately] held by William Hovill.
Clopton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by William Giffard.
Euston. A knight’s fee, lately held by John de Morton.
Herthest. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, lately held by John atte Lee.
Pethaugh, Gossebek, Helmyngham and Wynston. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by Leonard de Ulveston.
Hacheston, Wykham, Eston and Gleveryngge. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by Richard Champaign and Thomas de Gippewico.
Folisham. A knight’s fee, called ‘le Brookhall,’ held by Thomas Moriex, knight.
Thorp Morieux and Felsham. A third part of a knight’s fee, called ‘Harescroft,’ lately held by John Lefflede.
Felsham. Half a knight’s fee, called ‘Oldehalle,’ lately held by Ellen Colman; and a third part of a knight’s fee, lately held by Hugh Qwenyeve.
Geddyng. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, called ‘Pykescroft,’ held by William Pembrygge.
Geddyng and Felesham. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by John Bakon.
Stanfeld. Half a knight’s fee, held by John, vicar of the church of Wykhambrook, as of the manor of Dalham.
Thorp by Debynham. Edmund Talbot holds lands etc. there, to wit, parcel of Croweshall, as of the manor of Bredefeld, services not known.
Bredefeld. A knight’s fee, held by Margaret de Norwyco and her tenants.
Dalham. William de Clopton, knight, holds a piece of land called ……., as of the manor of Dalham, by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Heirs as last above.
Memoranda (undated) relating to lands etc. of the late earl, as follows:—
92 knights’ fees pertain to the honor and castle of Eye, to wit, 88 in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, and 4 in the county of Lincoln.
The advowsons of the abbey of Newebo, co. Lincoln, the priory of nuns of Rydelyngfeld, co. Suffolk, the abbey of Leyston, the church of Melles, the priory of Bromholm, co. Norfolk, and the priory of Eye, pertain to the said castle and honor.
The advowson of the church of Thorndon, co. Suffolk, pertains to the manor of Thorndon.
26 3/4 knights’ fees in Norfolk and Suffolk pertain to the manor of Benhale.
2 knights’ fees pertain to the manor of Gostyngforde (sic), co. Essex.
The advowson of the church of Causton pertains to the manor of Causton.
The manor of Costeseye is well built with houses; the timber in the park is worth 200 marks to sell.
The manor of Dedham is well built with houses; the timber pertaining thereto is worth 100l. yearly.
The timber in the park of Benhale is worth 500 marks to sell; the timber in the foreign wood there is worth 40l.
The timber in the park of Thorndon is worth 40 marks to sell.
The timber in the park of Haghle is worth 40 marks to sell; the manor is well built with houses.
623.
SUFFOLK. List of advowsons held by the earl, to him and his heirs male, of the king, with reversion to the king in default of such heirs, as follows:—
The priory of Eye, the priory of Bromholm, the abbey of Leyston, the abbey of Newebo, the priory of Snape, the priory of nuns of Redelyngfeld, the churches of Causton and Burgh, a fourth part of the churches of Dallinghoo and Aldiston, and the churches of Thorndon and Melles.
Of the above, the following are assigned as dower to Isabel late the wife of the said earl, with the assent of Richard de Abburbury, knight, John Bacon, clerk, and Hugh de Cotyngham, clerk, acting for the king and queen, and of Thomas More, clerk, and William de Horbury, acting for the said countess, to wit, the advowsons of the priories of Snape and Redelyngfeld and churches of Thorndon and Melles.
List of lands etc. held by the earl, to him and his heirs male, of the king, with reversion to the king in default of such heirs, to wit:—
The castle and manor of Eye, the manor of Benhale, the hundreds of Hertesmer and Stowe, the manors of Causton, Burgh, Dedham and Gestyngthorp, 96l. 16s. 8d. yearly pension and glebe, 23l. 16s. 8d. rent of Combes, and the manors of Costeseye, Haughle and Thorndon.
Of the above, the following are assigned as dower to Isabel late the wife of the said earl, as above, to wit, the manors of Costeseye, Haughle and Thorndon; and the countess is bound to render to the king 10l. yearly from the manor of Costeseye.
C. Ric. II. File 22 (whole file)
E. Inq. P.M. File 47 (9)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 208
Do. Do. No. 212 (8)

Footnotes

  • 1. Part of the Chancery inquisition is torn away. The words in square brackets are supplied from the Exchequer enrolment.
  • 2. Cf. Calendar of Fine Rolls, 1377–1383, p. 287.
  • 3. The inquisition is torn at this point. The words in square brackets are supplied from the folio Calendar.