Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 45

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M. C. B. Dawes. M. R. Devine. H. E. Jones. M. J. Post, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 45', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 16, Richard II, (London, 1974), pp. 135-143. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol16/pp135-143 [accessed 15 June 2024].

M. C. B. Dawes. M. R. Devine. H. E. Jones. M. J. Post. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 45", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 16, Richard II, (London, 1974) 135-143. British History Online, accessed June 15, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol16/pp135-143.

Dawes, M. C. B.. Devine, M. R.. Jones, H. E.. Post, M. J. . "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 45", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 16, Richard II, (London, 1974). 135-143. British History Online. Web. 15 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol16/pp135-143.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Richard II, File 45

377. Walter Fitz Wauter, knight
Writ, 3 December, 10 Richard II
LONDON. Inq. taken before the mayor at the Guildhall, 18 December, 10 Richard II.
He held no lands &c. in the city or suburbs.
He died on 26 September, 10 Richard II. Walter Fitz Wauter, aged 18 years and more, is his son and heir.
378.
Writ, 3 December, 10 Richard II
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Spaldyngg, 4 February, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned third part of the manor of Skirbek and the rent in Scryvelby in his demesne as of fee.
He held the under-mentioned third parts of the manors of Malton and Beausolas in joint feoffment with Thomas Percy, knight, Robert de Swynborne, knight, Thomas de Maundeville the elder, knight, Richard de Upston, parson of the church of Symplyng, John, parson of the church of Great Teye, Roger de Wolfreston and Clement Spice, [to them] and the heirs male of his body, by grant of Walter Fitz Wauter the elder, knight, Alexander de Walden, knight, and John Stowe, by a fine levied in the king’s court.
He held the under-mentioned third part of the manor of Flet for life, with remainder to Thomas de Percy, knight, William de Coggeshale, knight, John de Boys, Clement Spys, Richard de Upston, clerk, John Stowe and Alexander del Warderobe for life, and after their deaths to his (Walter’s) right heirs, by grant of John Syward, parson of the church of Great Teye, Hubert de Thorley, clerk, and John Aleyn, by a fine levied in the king’s court.
Skirbek. A third part of the manor, held of Anne queen of England, as of the honor of Richmond, service not known.
Scryvelby. A rent of a sparrowhawk or 6s. 8d. receivable yearly from Sir Robert de Willughby, knight, for a tenement in Scryvelby. The rent is held of the heirs of the lord de Hastyng, service not known.
Multon. A third part of the manor, held of the prior of Spaldyng in chief by service of 28s. 8d. yearly.
Beausolas. A third part of the manor, held in chief of the heirs of Stephen de Wygtoft by knight’s service.
Flet. A third part of the manor, held of the duke of Lancaster by knight’s service.
He died on Wednesday before Michaelmas last. Heir as above.
379.
Writ, 3 December, 10 Richard II
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Maldon, Monday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned manors of Burnham and Wodeham Wauter, the moiety of the lordship of Maldon and the land called ‘Ultyngge’ in his demesne as of fee.
He held the under-mentioned manors of Crixhethe and Cage jointly with Thomas de Percy, knight, Robert Swynbourne, knight, Richard de Upston, parson of the church of Schimplyngg, John, parson of the church of Great Teye, Roger de Wolferston and Clement Spys, who are all still living, by grant of Walter Fitz Wauter the elder, knight, now deceased, and Alexander de Walden, knight, and John Stowe, who are still living, made by a fine levied in the king’s court in 51 Edward III to him and the aforesaid Thomas de Percy and others and the heirs male of his body, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
Long before his death, to wit, in 3 Richard II, he granted the under-mentioned lands called ‘Brianes’ to Clement Spis for life; and the said Clement was seised thereof and still is, so that Walter had nothing therein except in reversion.
Burnham. The manor (extent given, including a view of frankpledge held on the morrow of the Commemoration of St. Paul) held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as parcel of the barony of Fitz Wauter. Long before his death by his letters patent dated 1 August, 51 Edward III, he granted to Alexander de la Garderobe, who is still living, the office of keeper of his warren everywhere in his demesne of Burnham, with the following fee, to wit, 1 qr. wheat every 8 weeks by the hands of the bailiff of the manor all his life, pasture and custody for 80 of his lambing ewes with the said Walter’s lambing ewes, 40 at ‘le Redewerde’ and 40 at ‘Dombleswyk’, pasture and custody for 3 of his cows with the said Walter’s cows throughout the whole year and hay and pasture for his own horse from the hay and pasture of the manor.
Maldon. A moiety of the lordship, to wit, of fairs, markets and amercements of courts, with other commodities and customs belonging thereto.
Wodeham Wauter. The manor (extent given, including a park with deer, a view of frankpledge held on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul, and a collection of 24s. yearly called ‘castelwarde’), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony aforesaid, by knight’s service. Long before his death, by his letters indented dated 27 March, 51 Edward III, he granted the lands &c. in Wodeham Wauter called ‘Parkerestenement’ together with the office of keeper of his park and warren there, to Thomas Wrench, who is still living, for life, to hold of him and his heirs, rendering 3 barbed arrows for taking a doe at Midsummer and receiving 1 bushel of wheat every week of the year, as well as pasture for 6 cows, mares or foals, and for 6 swine and 3 steers, in the park, together with the rest of the fees belonging to the said office. The said lands &c. are held of the abbot of Biliegh, service not known. Afterwards, by letters patent made in 4 Richard II, he granted that the executors of the said Thomas and Alice his wife should have the said lands and office for a whole year after Thomas’s death.
Ultyngge. A parcel of land called Ultyngge (extent given, including perquisites of court), held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of doing two suits yearly to the prior’s hundred of Witham.
Crixhethe. The manor, held of the king, as of the honor of Reyliegh, by knight’s service.
Cage. The manor, held of the bishop of London by knight’s service.
Wodeham Wauter, Wodeham Mortimer and Daunebery. Lands &c. called ‘Brianes’ containing about 60 a. land and 7 a. meadow, held of the abbot of Bilyegh and John Boure separately by divers services.
He died on Wednesday before Michaelmas last. Walter his son, aged 18 years and more, is his heir.
380.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Hatfeld Regis, Wednesday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned manors in his demesne as of fee.
Schenefelde. Manor called ‘Fitz Wauteres’ (extent given), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony of Fitz Wauter, by knight’s service.
Wymbissh. The manor (extent given, including a view of frankpledge), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony aforesaid, by knight’s service.
Asshedon. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service as parcel of the barony aforesaid. The manor is charged with 10l. yearly granted by the said Walter, by letters patent dated Thursday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9 Richard II, to Alexander de Walden, knight, who is still living, for life; and with 40s. yearly granted by the same Walter, by letters patent dated 48 Edward III, to Alice late the wife of Robert …, who is still living, for life.
Little Dunmowe. The manor (extent given, including a view of frankpledge held on Saturday in Whitsun week), held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony aforesaid, by knight’s service.
Scheryngge. The manor (extent given, including a view of frankpledge held at Easter), held as parcel of the barony aforesaid by knight’s service.
Reyndon. The manor (extent given, including a park of 140 a. and a view of frankpledge held on Tuesday in Whitsun week), held as parcel of the barony aforesaid by knight’s service.
Henham. The manor (extent given, including a view of frankpledge and a park with deer), held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony aforesaid. The manor is charged with 4l. yearly granted by the said Walter, by his letters patent dated in June, 8 Richard II, to John Rykynghal, clerk, until he be promoted to a better benefice. The said Walter also granted to John Waryn of Henham the office of parker of Henham and keeper of the warren there for life, receiving by the hands of the bailiff of the manor 1 qr. wheat every 10 weeks, and also pasture for 5 cows, 2 mares, 1 foal, 20 sheep and 6 swine, and all other fees belonging to the said office.
Date of death and heir as last above.
381.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Coggeshale, Tuesday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned manor of Lexeden jointly with Thomas de Percy, knight, Robert Swynbourne, knight, Richard de Upston, parson of the church of Schimplyngge, John, parson of the church of Great Teye, Roger de Wolferston and Clement Spys, who are still living, to them and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to his right heirs, by grant of Walter Fitz Walter the elder, knight, deceased, and Alexander de Walden, knight, and John Stowe, who are still living, by a fine levied in the king’s court in 51 Edward III.
Long before his death he demised the under-mentioned manor and advowson of Great Teye to Thomas de Percy, knight, Robert de Swynbourne, knight, Clement Spys, Richard Upston, parson of the church of Schimplyngg and John, parson of the church of Great Teye, who are still living, for life, with reversion to himself and his heirs.
He held the under-mentioned messuage &c. in Great Teye jointly with Robert de Swynbourne, knight, John Seward, parson of the church of Great Tey, Richard Upston, parson of the church of Schimplyngg, and Clement Spys, who are still living, by gift and feoffment of Thomas de Maundevill the elder, knight, now deceased, made to him and the said Robert, John, Richard and Clement, and his heirs.
Lexeden. The manor, with a park there and other appurtenances, which manor is within the borough of the town of Colchester and is held of the king in free burgage, as is the whole town, by doing two suits yearly to the court of Gildehalle of the said town. Long before his death, by his letters patent made in 49 Edward III, he granted to Richard Drynk, who is still living, the office of parker of his park of Lexeden and keeper of his warren there for life, with the following fee, to wit, 3d. a day and a robe of the said Walter’s livery every year (or 13s. 4d. therefor) by the hands of the bailiff there, and also pasture for 6 cows, 12 swine, 12 sheep and 4 mares, with their issue of one year, to be kept in the said park, and pasture and hay for his horse.
Great Teye. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service.
Great Teye. A messuage, 140 a. land, 12 a. wood and 1 a. meadow, called ‘le Uphall’, held of the king, as of the honor of Boulogne, by knight’s service. The said tenements are worth nothing beyond the 106s. 8d. which Richard Spaldyngg and Margery his wife, who are still living, receive yearly therefrom for the term of their lives.
Date of death and heir as last above.
382.
Writ to the escheator—on information that the above messuage &c. in Great Tye called ‘le Uphall’ (last inquisition) was held by the said Walter jointly with Robert de Swynbourne, knight, John Seward, parson of the church of Great Teye, and Thomas Wrench, by gift and feoffment of John Sewell of Coggeshale, Nicholas Breton, John Mot of Coggeshale, John Anne, chaplain, and Thomas Carleton, citizen of London, made to the said Walter, Robert, John, and Thomas Wrench, and the heirs of the said Walter, by the name of all the lands &c. in Great Teye and Little Teye late of Walter Teye, and not as stated in the above inquisition—to enquire whether this is so. 16 October, 11 Richard II.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Chelmesforde, Monday after All Saints, 11 Richard II.
The facts are as stated in the writ.
383.
Writ, 3 December, 10 Richard II
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at New Bokenham, Friday the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned manors of Hemenhale and Disse with the hundred of Disse jointly with Philippa his wife, who is still living, by gift and feoffment of Richard de Sutton, knight, Richard de Upston, clerk, John Bataille and John Stowe, made with the king’s licence to him and the said Philippa and the heirs male of his body.
Nine years and more before his death he enfeoffed Clement Spice by charter of the under-mentioned manor in Fyncham for life, with the king’s licence, the reversion thereof after the death of the said Clement belonging to him and his heirs; and the said Clement has been seised therein from the time of the said feoffment until now.
Hemenhale and Disse. The manors, together with the hundred of Disse and all other rights and commodities belonging to the said manors and hundred, except the advowson of the church of Disse, held of the king in chief, as of the barony of Fitz Wauter, by knight’s service.
Fyncham. The manor, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Date of death as last above. Heir as above, aged 18 years at Michaelmas last.
384.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Henhowe, 30 January, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned manor of Schimplyngge in his demesne as of fee.
About 1 Richard II he gave his share of the manor of Thurstanton to Richard de Upston, parson of the church of Schimplyngg, who is still living, for life, to hold of him and his heirs by service of a rose yearly at Midsummer, the reversion thereof after the death of Richard belonging to him and his heirs.
Schimplyngge. The manor (extent given, including a rent called ‘castelwarde’, a leet held on Tuesday after Holy Trinity, and a park with deer), held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Fitz Wauter.
Thurstanton. The manor, held of the duke of Lancaster, service not known.
Date of death and heir as above (first Essex inquisition).
385.
Writ, 3 December, 10 Richard II
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Egremond, Saturday the eve of the Epiphany, 10 Richard II.
He died seised in his demesne as of fee of the under-mentioned third part.
Egremond. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by homage and fealty and service of a third part of a knight’s fee. The extent includes a castle which is waste and in need of repair, a place called ‘Appylgarth’ adjacent to the castle, 3s. of the free farm of the town of Egremond called ‘borghmalis’, a third part of the park, places called Beckermeth, Culderton and Carleton by Egremond, a tenement called Wodend, 2 tenements in Bransty and Corkehill with free [blank] in Bygrig, tenements in Dreg, Ravenglas and Carleton, a fishery with a [blank] called ‘Knotland’, a free chace called Kynisheved, Wascedall with a tenement in Ostethwatt and 2 tenements in Eskedall, 2 mills in Kyner and Wascedall, a third part of the tolls, a plot called Skalgill in Derwyndfell, and a bailiwick called ‘kyngsergand’.
Date of death and heir as last above.
386.
Writ of mandamus, 28 July, 13 Richard II
CALAIS. Inq. taken at Calais, 4 October, 13 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned messuage in reversion after the death of Roger Lynde.
Parish of St. Mary. A messuage in the street called ‘le Vyntrye’, held of the king by service of doing a watch from time to time for the safeguarding of the town, according to the customary practice in the town.
He died on 26 September, 10 Richard II, as the jurors understand. Walter Fitz Warter is his son and heir; age not known because he was born in England, as the jurors understand.
387.
Writ de feodis &c., 5 May, 10 Richard II
LONDON. Inq. taken at the Guildhall, 22 May, 10 Richard II.
He had and received at the time of his death a pair of gilt spurs price 6d., or 6d. there-for, every year on Easter day, from the prior and convent of the Friars Preachers of London in respect of the rents and gate with the ways belonging thereto and all other liberties etc. formerly belonging to Robert son of Walter, knight, which pertain to the barony of the said Robert near the wall of the city of London by the castle called Baynard Castle within the said city.
He also held the under-mentioned advowson.
St. Andrew near Baynard Castle. The advowson of the church.
388.
Similar writ, 6 January, 10 Richard II
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Spaldyngg, 8 February, 10 Richard II.
He held no knight’s fees or advowsons of the king in chief; but he held the under-mentioned fees and advowson.
Hemyngby. A third part of a knight’s fee which is held by John de Bussy, knight, and Mary his wife. It is held of the heirs of the lord de Hastynges, service not known.
Haryngton and elsewhere. A moiety of a knight’s fee which is held by John de Copeldyk, knight. It is held of the aforesaid heirs.
Hemyngby. The advowson of the church, held of the same heirs, service not known.
389.
Similar writ, 6 January, 10 Richard II
ESSEX. Extent made at Coggeshale, 12 January, 10 Richard II.
Little Badewe, Okle and Tolleshunte. 5 1/2 knight’s fees, held by Richard de Sutton and John de Bohun, knights.
Esthanyngfeld. 1 1/2 knight’s fees, held by William Hanyngfeld.
Little Badewe. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Richard Brenge and Elizabeth his wife.
Norton. 1 1/4 knight’s fees, held by the countess of Hereford.
Langeforde. A sixth part of a knight’s fee, held by Nicholas Ultyng.
Munden. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Olney.
Stanbregge. A moiety of a knight’s fee, formerly of Laurence Hardel.
Chalveden. A moiety and a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the prior of Bisshopesgate.
Pakelesham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heir of Robert Fitz William.
Burnham. 1 1/3 knight’s fees, held by the prior of Dunmawe.
Ramsheye Gosfeld and Beauchamp. 3 fees, held by the countess of Oxford and Robert duke of Ireland.
Colne Quincy. One fee, held by the earl of Kent.
Langenhoo. One fee and a fourth part of a fee, held by John de Sutton.
Little Ainsty, Plegden, Quenden, Braxstede and Bumsted. 5 fees, held by the earl of Pembroke.
Fambregge. One fee, held by Richard Fitz John.
Chekewelle. One fee, held by Alexander de Goldyngham, knight.
Reyndon. A twentieth part of a fee, held by Robert Scharnebrook.
(Unspecified). A quarter and a twentieth part of a fee, held by the Templars of St. John of Jerusalem.
Wymbissh. A tenth part of a fee, held by the heir of the lord de Tiptot; and an eighth part of a fee, held by Thomas Broodhook.
Wendenlout. One fee, held by Thomas Lawney and his parceners.
Teye. A moiety of a fee, held by John, parson of the church of Teye, and his parceners.
Toleshunte Chivaler. Three-fourths of a knight’s fee, held by Walter atte Lee, knight.
Dunmawe. The advowson of the priory.
Scheringge. The advowson of the church.
Wymbissh. The advowson of the church.
390.
HERTFORD. Extent made at Storteforde, 14 January, 10 Richard II.
Asshwelle. One knight’s fee, formerly held by Richard de Ewelle.
Hormed. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by the earl of Oxford.
Almesho, Radewelle and Gravele. One knight’s fee and a moiety of a fee, formerly held by Edward Fitz Symond, knight.
391.
Similar writ, 17 May, 10 Richard II
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. (indented) taken at Cambridge, Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 10 Richard II.
He died seised in his demesne as of fee of the under-mentioned fees.
Gamenegeyes. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by John Avenel.
Stepil Morden. One knight’s fee, lately held by John Cressy.
Westle Waterles. Half a knight’s fee, lately held by Edmund de Vansi.
The said fees are worth nothing yearly, because no profits have arisen from them since his death.
Writ of plenius certiorari touching the value of the above fees, 2 July, 11 Richard II
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. (indented) taken at Cambridge, Saturday before the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 11 Richard II.
Gamenegeye. The half-fee is worth 50s. yearly.
Stepilmordon. The fee is worth 100s. yearly.
Westle Waterles. The half-fee is worth 50s. yearly.
392.
Writ de feodis &c., 6 January, 10 Richard II
NORFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at New Bokenham, 12 February, 10 Richard II.
He held the under-mentioned knight’s fees, which belong to the manor of Hemnale, jointly with Philippa his wife, who is still living, of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Fitz Wauter, by gift and feoffment of Richard de Sutton, knight, Richard de Upston, clerk, John Bataile and John Stowe, made with the king’s licence to him and the said Philippa and the heirs male of his body.
Dysse, Tacolneston, Sprouton, Berton, Hasyngham and Neuton. 5 knight’s fees, lately held by John de Mounteneye.
Fornesete, Freton, Herdewyk and Tacolneston. One knight’s fee, lately held by Roger Herdewyk.
Berton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, lately held by John de Goldyngton.
Hemnale. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee, held by Thomas del Hegg.
Kyrkeby and Ravenyngham. One knight’s fee, held by the abbot of Langele.
Multon and Aselakton. A fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Thomas de Verdoun.
Whetacre, Chategrave, Hardele and Thurton. 3 1/2 knight’s fees, held by Richard de Wylby.
Ravenyngham. One knight’s fee, held by Nicholas de Castel.
Kyrkeby, Halys and Broom. One knight’s fee, held by John de Halys.
Carleton. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by Clement Herward.
Hadeston (sic), Bonewell, Carleton, Tybenham, Merton, Tomston, Throxston, Gryston, Wyleby, Kerdeston, Ryston, Hapusburgh, Crosteweyt, Skeketon and Whytewell. 8 1/2 knight’s fees, held by Thomas Shardelowe, knight.
Wyclewod. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the respective heirs of William Mabylis, Richard Phelype, Roger Flokethorp, Richard de Aqua, Reynold Bole, Roger Rewald and John de Kymberle.
Runnale, Bernham and Brandon. One knight’s fee, held by Margaret de Whitewell.
Tytelyshale, Godewyk, Welyngham, Wyssyngsete, Greynston and Pattusle. One knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Robert de Ty.
Holm. One knight’s fee, held by Robert de Illeye, knight; and a moiety of a fee, held by the heirs of Robert de Ty.
Stryston. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Simon de Felbrygg, knight.
Bukton. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Roger Davy.
Wyclewod. A third part of a knight’s fee, held by John atte Cros and the priors of Norwich, Wymondham, Bukenham and St. Faith; and a fourth part of a knight’s fee, held by Stephen de Halys, knight.
Stradesete. One knight’s fee, held by Roger Skalys, knight.
Dysse. The advowson of the church, held of the king in chief.
393.
SUFFOLK. Inq. (indented) taken at Henhowe, 10 February, 10 Richard II.
Wykedesho. One knight’s fee, held by Hamo de Sutton, knight.
Poselyngworth. One knight’s fee, held by Andrew Cavendyssh and William Fuller.
Kedyngton. 2 knight’s fees, held by the heirs of Thomas de Bernardeston.
Poselyngworth and Kedyngton. An eighth part of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Walter Waunsy.
Pentelawe, Poselyngworth and Chelveston. 3 knight’s fees, held by Andrew Cavendyssh.
Thorneye by Stowe. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by Roger Boys, knight.
Stanfeld. One knight’s fee, held by John Rokwod.
Shymplyng. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by John Rokwod and William Tentryng; and a moiety of a fee, held by Simon Weyneld and William Trystrem.
Froshenden. 2 knight’s fees, held by John de Hulveston, knight.
Heenham. One knight’s fee, held by Thomas Cravene.
Reydon. 2 knight’s fees, held by the earl of Pembroke.
Brampton. One knight’s fee, held by Edmund le Clyf.
Upston. A quarter of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of Edmund de Redesham.
Cratfeld. One knight’s fee, held by Margaret countess of Norfolk.
Heenham and Stoven. A moiety of a knight’s fee, held by the heirs of William de Kerdeston, knight; and a moiety of a fee, held by the prior of Wangeford.
Shymplyng. The advowson of the church.
Bernyngham. The advowson of the church.
C. Ric. II File 45 (whole file)
C. Ric. II File 60 (6)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 245 (3) (Lincoln)
Do. Do. No. 254 (2) (Cumberland)