Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 502-549

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 502-549

502 JOHN SPILMAN
Writ 12 Feb. 1409.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Kinwardstone. 11 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
‘La Purye’ and Witcombe, 1 messuage and 4 virgates, of William Esturmy, knight, of the manor of Cowesfield by knight service, annual value 40s.
Goatacre, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of Queen Joan of the manor of Hamstead Marshall, which was taken into the king’s hands, as a fifth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40d.
He died on 2 Nov. 1404. Joan, Agnes and Isabel are his daughters and next heirs, aged 13 years and more, 5 years and more and 5 years and more, the last two being twins.
C 137/70, no.9
E 149/94, no.9
503 PETER DAYVELL
Writ 20 Nov. 1408.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle. 5 Dec.
He held in his demesne in fee tail to himself and his heirs two parts of the manor of South Cave, and 6 bovates and 27 a. meadow there, and lands and tenements in Swanland, of John Moubray, Earl Marshal, a minor in the king’s ward, by knight service; annual values, 2 parts of the manor nil, the rest 60s.
He held in his demesne as of fee lands and tenements in Burland, 17s. rent in Drypool and Howden, and a wood called ‘Endewode Schawe’, of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value 56s.
He died on 10 Sept. John Davyll, his uncle and next heir, was aged 40 years at that time.
C 137/70, no.10
504 JOHN HERON OF THRUNTON
Writ 12 Oct. 1408.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth. 21 Nov.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Little Ryle, 1 tenement and 16 a., of the king in chief by knight service, and a rent of 21s.2d. payable by the sheriff, annual value beyond that 6s.
Whittingham, a quarter of the manor, a quarter of the vills of Thrunton and Barton and a quarter of half the vill of Glanton, of the king in chief by the service of 1 unmewed sparrowhawk or half a mark, annual value 100s.
Whitfield by Todburn, an enclosure so-called, of the barony of ‘Marlay’ by a rent of 1 lb. cumin, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on 5 Oct. William Heron, his son and next heir, was aged 12 on 12 March last.
C 137/70, no.11
505 RICHARD LERCHEDEAKENE
Writ 21 May 1409.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 5 June.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Churchill and Viveham, 1 messuage, 1/2 carucate and 22s. rent, by knight service of the manor of Dartington, which was taken into the king’s hands owing to the forfeiture and death of the earl of Huntingdon and the minority of his heir, the lands in Viveham being parcel of Churchill, annual value together 26s.8d.
Lobb, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of William Were, service unknown, annual value 40s.
He died on 20 Sept. 1400. Thomas his son and next heir was aged 21 on 3 May last. By letters patent of 14 Oct. 1400 [CPR 1399–1401, p.449] the king granted the wardship to Edmund Parker, and he by his deed shown to the jurors granted it to Martin Lerchedekene, clerk, and John Boson.
C 137/70, no.12
506 WILLIAM SKIPWYTH OF HABROUGH
Writ 17 Aug. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark. 11 Sept.
He held various lands and tenements in South Clifton in his demesne as of fee of the bishop of Lincoln by knight service, annual value £6.
He died on 1 June last. William his son and next heir is aged 48 weeks and more.
507
Writ 9 June 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Great Limber. 6 Aug.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Kirmington, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £11.
Habrough, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 106s.8d.
Aylesby, a quarter of the manor, of Robert Hilton, knight, the bishop of Durham, and the heir of John Hauley, knight, services unknown, annual value £6.
Laceby, the manor, of the king and others, services unknown, annual value 73s.4d.
He died on 2 June last. William his son and next heir is aged 3/4 year and more.
C 137/70, no.13
E 149/94, no.1
508 WILLIAM THRELKELD, KNIGHT
YORK. Inquisition ex officio. New Malton. 16 Aug. 1409.
He held the manor of Firby in his demesne as of fee of Lord Latimer by knight service. There are the site, annual value nil, assize rents of 5s.6d. payable by equal parts at Whitsun and Martinmas, and rents of 23s.4d. from tenants at will payable at the same terms. Similarly he held 3 waste places and 4 bovates in Barthorpe, parcel of that manor, annual value 13s.4d., and 2 bovates in Westowe, annual value 3s.4d.
He died on 16 Feb. last. Henry his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
509
Writ 1 Sept. 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. New Malton. 4 Sept.
He held the manor of Firby with the hamlet of Barthorpe in his demesne as of fee of Lord Latimer by knight service of his manor of Thornton Dale in Pickering Lythe, annual value 45s.
He died on 6 Dec. last. Henry his son and heir is aged 11 years and more.
510
Writ 20 Dec. 1408.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Penrith. 14 June 1409.
He held in his demesne as of fee 2 parts of half the manor of Ousby of the king in chief by a rent of 7s.2d. and 10s. cornage payable at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value 30s.
Jointly with Katherine his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, he held the manor of Threlkeld of John Derwentwater, knight, by the rent of a rose, annual value £20.
He died on 8 Dec. Henry his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
511
WESTMORLAND. Inquisition. Appleby. 19 Aug. 1409.
He held the manor of Crosby Ravensworth in his demesne as of fee of Richard Hastyng by homage and fealty, annual value £12.
Jointly with Margaret, his late wife, to them and their heirs, he held a third part of the manor of Yanwath of Ralph baron of Greystoke by a cornage rent of 40d., annual value £8. He and Margaret had two daughters, Margaret wife of John de Lancastre, knight, and Elizabeth wife of William de Lancastre of Yanwath. Immediately on his death they all entered the manor of Yanwath and took the profits. The daughters are both aged 24 years and more.
Date of death and heir as above [no.510].
C 137/70, no.14
E 149/93, no.1
512 JOHN GRENHAM
Writ 15 Nov. 1408.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham. 22 Nov.
John son of Thomas, son of Hugh Grenham, held in his demesne as of fee 1 carucate in Maids Moreton of the earl of Stafford, who is in the king’s ward, of the honour of Gloucester, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
He died on 12 Nov. William son of Hugh Grenham is next heir, being the brother of Hugh, father of Thomas, father of John, and aged 26 years and more.
C 137/70, no.16
513 HENRY HUSE, KNIGHT
Writ 12 May 1409.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Cirencester. 17 June.
He held half the manor of Sapperton in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 5 May last. Henry his son and heir is aged 22 years and more.
514
Writ 12 May 1409.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford. 31 May.
He held a manor in South Moreton called Huses in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a tenth part of a knight’s fee, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
515
Writ 12 June 1409.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford. 25 June.
He held the advowson of Hascombe of George de Brewes of his manor of Bramley, service unknown. Long before his death he had held the manors of Hascombe and Danehurst of George de Brewes and Thomas Wyntersell, and granted them to John Tauk for life with reversion to himself and his heirs; service unknown, annual value 8 marks.
Date of death and heir, aged 22 on 16 April last, as above.
516
Writ 12 May 1409.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Petworth. 23 May.
He held jointly with Margaret his wife, to them and his heirs, by the grant of William and Richard Tauk:
Harting, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Arundel of his manor of Walderton by knight service, annual value 100 marks.
Pulborough, the manor and advowson, of the heir of Roger Somery, service unknown, annual value £16.
Date of death and heir, aged 21 on 16 April last, as above.
Writ to assign dower to Margaret, his widow, 12 March 1410.
C 137/71, no.17
E 152/426, no.1
517 WILLIAM WROTHE, ESQUIRE
Writ 17 Nov. 1408.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater. 1 April 1409.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service a third part of the manor of North Newton with the advowson of the chapel at the third presentation, annual value 16 marks; and two tenements in Exton and Hawkridge with the advowsons of those places at the third presentations, annual value 2 marks.
He died on 17 Sept. 1408. William his son and next heir is aged 18 years and more.
C 137/71, no.18
E 149/94, no.7
E 152/427, no.5
518 ROGER GIFFARD, ESQUIRE
Writ 24 Aug. 1409.
KENT. Inquisition. Leysdown on Se a. 2 Nov.
He held a marsh called ‘Giffardismerssh’ in Leysdown on Sea in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the castle of Dover by paying a sum, amount unknown, for the ward of the castle, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on 14 April. Thomas his son and heir is aged 1 year and more.
519
Writ 24 Aug. 1409.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham. 25 Aug.
He held 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Water Stratford in his demesne as of fee of John Gyffard, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; and jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives him, the manor of Twyford of the earl of Ormond, service unknown, by the grant of William Kynge and William Stretle, chaplains, annual value 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
520
Writ 24 Aug. 1409.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 28 Sept.
He held the manor of Hellidon in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of John de Seyton, knight, and William Batesford, clerk, to himself, Elizabeth then his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, by an indenture shown to the jurors. They had a daughter Katherine who is still alive. Elizabeth is dead. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
Date of death as above. Katherine is aged 10 years and more.
521
Writ 24 Aug. 1409.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Somerton. 8 or 9 Oct. (Tuesday St. Denis) 1409.
He held 1 cottage and 20 a. in Cogges in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a hundredth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 3s.4d.
Jointly with Isabel his wife he held the manors of Begbroke and Newington with the manors of Twyford in Buckinghamshire and Hellidon in Northamptonshire, by the grant of William Stretle and William Kyng, chaplains, to them and the heirs of their bodies, and failing such heirs to his right heirs, by their charter dated at Twyford on 11 Dec. 1403. Begbroke is held of Roger Cheyne, service unknown, annual value 100s., and Newington of John Chittewode, knight, service unknown, annual value also 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/71, no.19
E 149/92, no.6
522 JOHN QUATREMAYN
Writ 28 July 1409.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Thame. 20 Aug.
Owing to the death of Thomas Quatremayn and the minority of John his son 1 messuage with curtilage in Henley upon Thames and 5 cottages in Standlake, held of the heir of Robert Grey of Rotherfield Greys of his manor of Rotherfield Greys by knight service, came into the hands of Richard II, and 2 parts remain in the present king’s hands, annual value of the 2 parts, 22s.
John died on 20 Dec. 1403. Guy son of Thomas and brother of John is next heir and aged 21 years and more.
C 137/71, no.20
E 152/426, no.2
523 JOHN LEUKENORE
Writ 7 Feb. 1409.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Horsham. 23 Feb.
Long before his death he granted the manor of Denne by charter to John Marys, rector of Crawley, John, parson of Broadwater, John Berdeye, Edward atte Hale, John Payn, Henry Stofold, Henry Garston, John atte Hoo, John Northe and John atte Stone and their heirs. They have held it of the heir of William de Brewes and taken the profits, service unknown.
He died on 27 Jan. last. Elizabeth and Joan, aged 6 years and 5 years, were his daughters and heirs. Elizabeth died on 16 Feb. last.
524
Writ, melius sciri, reciting the last inquisition and stating that he is said to have held certain rents of the Earl Marshal, who is in the king’s ward, 13 Oct. 1410.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Horsham. 7 Nov. 1412.
The manor named in the writ, Denne, is held of John brother and heir of Thomas, Earl Marshal, in the king’s ward, by the service of half a knight’s fee.
There are certain free tenants who should render £6 9s.2d. by equal parts at Christmas and Midsummer, namely Richard Chalford 4s.4d., John Clousere 4s.6d., Richard Fust 3s.8d., William Weston 9s.4d., John Gyles 3s., Robert Flusshe 6s., William Seriche 4s.9d., the heirs of John Nudegate 16d., Richard Blake 4s.3d., Richard Bechet 9s.7d., William atte Bechet 14d., John Whitthere 14d., Richard Cok 18d., William Hamond 3d., John Godefray 10s., Thomas atte Ree 6d., John Warnecamp 8s., John Eldrich 4s., John Grymmesgrove 7s., John Urry 3s.10d., William Mascot 14d., James Bonewyke 12d., the heirs of Alice Smyth 6 1/2d., the heirs of William Judde 7d., John Bole, senior, 3d., William Eylyot 5d., Henry Frenssh 3s.4 1/2d., William Rydelere 7d., George Brewys 5s., Robert Shephurd 1/2d., Richard Bowrer 16d. Agnes Colom 8s.6d., the heirs of Roger Colom 5d., Isabel Bradebrugge 5d., William Pyke 2 1/2d., John atte Gate 10d., Thomas atte Mere 3s., the heirs of John atte Mere 6d., Lady Hungerford 5s.8d., the heirs of Ellis Grete 2s., John Monk 2s.6d., John Bayle of Ifield 8 1/2d., Richard Wyldgoos 6d., William Monk 1d., and Robert Nutymbre 17d. They attorned to John Marys and the other feoffees. John Newdegate has taken all the profits since the death of John Leukenore.
525
HEREFORD. Inquisition ex officio. Hereford. 25 April 1411.
Richard II granted 20 a. called ‘Revefurlong’ in Fromington and Marden to John Lewkenore for life with reversion to himself and his heirs, annual value 6s.8d. John died on 31 March last.
In Hillhampton are 2 a. lying fallow without claimant or any cultivation for a long time. 1 a. lies between the lands of John Sewall and Roger Hull, the other in ‘Hamstalleforlesfeld’ between the land of John Hillampton and the enclosure of Edmund Brugge; annual value 8d. By escheat they belong to the king.
C 137/70, no.21
E 149/96, no.10
526 MARGARET WIDOW OF THOMAS BEAUPYNE
Writ 8 Aug. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater. 2 Sept.
She held for life:
North Petherton, the manor and hundred, with remainder to Agnes wife of John Bevyle and her heirs by John Bluet, her former husband, by a fine of 1403 made with the king’s licence [CP 25(1)/201/33, no.26; CPR 1401–5, p.410]. They are held of the king in chief by a rent of 100s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas by the sheriff, annual value 20 marks.
Knowle, the manor and advowson, and 2 messuages, 1 virgate and 9 a. meadow in Bedminster, of Thomas Lord Berkeley of his manor of Bedminster by knight service, annual value 100s.; and the reversion of the manor of Morton, which Richard Walbronde and Alice his wife hold for the term of their lives, of the abbot of St. Mary Graces by knight service, annual value 100s.; all by another fine of 1403 [CP 25(1)/201/33, no.24] with remainder to William Venour and Elizabeth his wife.
She died on 26 July. Margery widow of John Harewill, Elizabeth, Margaret widow of William Wroughton, and Agnes are her daughters and heirs, aged 34, 30, 24 and 23 years.
527
Writ, melius sciri, reciting the inquisition on Thomas Beaupyne [CIPM XVIII, no.982] and stating that Margaret died seised of 12 marks rent from the manor of Sturminster Marshall called ‘Beauchampsmanere’, held of the king in chief by knight service, but to whom it should remain after her death was not stated. 6 March 1410.
DORSET. Inquisition. Shaftesbury. 29 March.
Philip Wodeman and William Basket attorned to Thomas Harewell, Robert Orchard and William Pynche, to whom Thomas Beaupyne granted the rent. They by a fine [CP 25(1)/51/53, no.16] granted it to Henry Darleston, clerk, Thomas Colston, Thomas Beaupyne and Margaret with remainder to William Venour and Elizabeth, and Wodeman and Basket attorned to them. After the death of Margaret it should remain to William Venour and Elizabeth and the heirs of their bodies.
C 137/71, no.23
E 152/427, nos.8, 12
528 HENRY DE PAKENHAM
Writ 28 March 1409.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Hockham. 10 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Snetterton, 15 a., annual value 15d., and 46s.8d. rent from free and customary tenants in Shropham, Snetterton, Wilby, Hargham, Larling, Brettenham, Illington, Ruckland and Stow Bedon, payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Midsummer, of the king in chief as a two-hundredth part of the barony of Tattershall.
Garboldisham, a manor, of William Berdewell, knight, service unknown, annual value 50s.; and 20 a., of Margaret Howard of her manor of Garboldisham, service unknown, annual value 20d.
Shropham, 100 a., of the master of the hospital [or college] of Thompson of his manor of Shropham, service unknown, annual value 40d.
Hockham, 30 a., of William Beauchamp, Lord Abergavenny, of his manor of Hockham, and of Richard Sayene(?), services unknown, annual value 2s.6d.
He died on 20 March. Henry his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/71, no.24
E 149/94, no.5
529 THOMASIA WIDOW OF WILLIAM FURNYVALL, KNIGHT
Writ 4 Aug. 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. Rotherham. 26 Aug.
She held a third part of the manor and lordship of Sheffield with the advowson of Handsworth for life in dower, of the inheritance of Maud, daughter of Joan, daughter of William and herself, and now wife of John Talbot, of the king in chief of the crown by homage alone, annual value of the third parts £22 6s.8 3/4d. payable by equal parts at Whitsun and Martinmas.
She died on 20 July. Maud her heir is aged 17 years and more.
530
Writ 4 Aug. 1409.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Lutterworth. 29 Aug.
She held the manor or lordship of Bittersby for life, of the inheritance of Maud, daughter of Joan, daughter of William and herself, and now wife of John Talbot, of the honour of Leicester of the duchy of Lancaster by two appearances yearly at the view of frankpledge at Leicester, annual value 10 marks. Likewise she held the advowson of Newbold Verdon of the king in chief by knight service, annual value nil apart from the prayers.
Date of death and heir as above.
531
Writ 4 Aug. 1409.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Amesbury. 13 Aug.
She held for life of the inheritance of Maud, daughter of Joan, daughter of William and herself, and now wife of John Talbot, the manor of Stoke Farthing of the abbess of Wilton by a rent of £[hole in ms.] payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 100s.; and the manor of Wilsford of the bishop of Salisbury by a rent of £4 6s.8d. payable similarly, annual value 40s.
Date of death and heir as above.
532
Writ 4 Aug. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Worksop. 21 Aug.
She held for life of the inheritance of Maud, as above, the manor of Worksop of the honour of Tickhill of the duchy of Lancaster by suit of court at the castle of Tickhill once yearly, annual value 40 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
533
DERBY. Inquisition. Chesterfield. 22 Aug. 1409.
She held for life of the inheritance of Maud as above:
Eyam, the vill, of the honour of High Peak of the duchy of Lancaster by a rent of 12d., annual value 100s.10d.
Brassington, 20s. rent, of the same duchy by a rent of 12d.
Stoney Middleton, 1 messuage, of Thomas Chaworthe, knight, by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk, annual value £6 6d.
Bamford, 60s.8d. assize rent, of Nicholas Longeford by a rent of 12d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/71, no.25
E 149/92, no.12
534 JOHN DE MITFORD, KNIGHT
Writ 4 Sept. 1409.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 25 Oct.
He held the manor of Molesdon in his demesne in fee tail of the king in chief by the service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee, and by a rent of 6d. payable to the lord of Mitford, annual value 100s.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Mitford, 1 capital messuage, annual value nil, 18 messuages, 200 a. arable and 15 a. meadow, of the lord of Mitford in socage except for 30 a. held of the king of the manor of Molesden by the above-mentioned services, annual value 40s.
‘Ellulefeld’, a waste field so-called, of the heir of John Fitzsymon in socage, annual value 15s.4d.
Morpeth, 8 burgages, of the baron of Greystoke in socage, annual value 20s.
Espley, the manor lying waste, of the lord of Mitford in socage, annual value 20s.
Benridge, 1 messuage, of the same lord in socage, annual value 40d.
Corbridge, 1 burgage, annual value nil because waste.
Cowpen and Bebside, 1 waste capital messuage and various lands and tenements, annual value 40s.; lands and tenements formerly of William Schuferawe, of the barony of Bulbeck(?) in socage; lands and tenements formerly of John Basset, of the heir of William de Wassyngton, knight, by knight service … and lands and tenements in Eachwick, of the barony of Bulbeck in socage …
He died on 16 July last. William his son and heir is aged 40 years and more. [Some words illegible, readings doubtful].
C 137/71, no.26
535 THOMAS DE KIRKEBY
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Conington. 18 Oct. 1408.
Agnes wife of Hugh Wesenham granted 1 messuage and half a virgate to Thomas de Kirkeby to hold for life of the manor of Conington by the rent of a rose, annual value 10s. The manor is held of the king in chief of the honour of Huntingdon.
Thomas died on 14 June 1407. Since his death John Wynter has occupied the messuage and half virgate in accordance with letters patent during the minority of [Thomas] Wesenham, son and heir of Hugh [Cf. CCR 1409–13, p.11].
536
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Conington. 13 Dec. 1408.
Agnes, sometime lady of the manor of Conington, held 1 messuage and half a virgate there, parcel of the manor, and granted them to Thomas de Kirkeby for life to hold by rent of a rose at Midsummer, with reversion to herself and her heirs. Agnes died and Robert her son entered the manor. After his death the right to it descended to Thomas his son, a minor in the king’s ward. The manor is held of the king of the honour of Huntingdon by homage and fealty.
Thomas de Kirkeby died on 14 June 1407 and John Wynter, who had the keeping of the manor, has held the messuage and half virgate since his death.
537
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition, with the same jurors as last. Conington. 13 Dec. 1408.
Agnes formerly the wife of Hugh Wesenham, knight, held the manor of Conington and granted 1 messuage and half a virgate from it to Thomas de Kirkeby as above.
Custody of the manor was granted after her death to John Elvet by letters patent [CPR 1399–1401, p.333] and he granted it to John Wynter.
Death of Thomas and custody as above.
[Torn and incomplete].
C 137/71, no.27
E 149/92, no.9
538 ROBERT WYNGEFELD, KNIGHT
Writ 26 June 1409.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich. 1 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Iken, the manor, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster as one knight’s fee and by a rent of 10s. for the ward of Lancaster castle, annual value £16.
Letheringham and Thorp, the manors, of Joan countess of Hereford by knight service, amount unknown, annual values, Letheringham £24, Thorp £24; and a tenement in the manor of Letheringham called ‘Pottesford’, of William Wylughby, knight, service unknown, annual value £12.
Colston, the manor, of Michael de Pool, earl of Suffolk, of the honour of Eye by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £20.
Westhall, the manor, of Roger de Swylyngton by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £12.
Shelton, the manor, of Michael de Pool, earl of Suffolk, service unknown, annual value £20.
Laxfield, the manor, of the same, service unknown, annual value £40.
Sutton, the manor, of the countess of Suffolk by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £6.
He died on 4 May 1409. Robert his son and heir was aged 6 years at the death of his father.
C 137/71, no.28
539 JOHN ARDEN, KNIGHT
Writ 24 July 1408.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Walsall. 26 Oct. 1408.
By a fine of 1401 [CP 25(1)/211/21, no.9] he granted the manor and advowson of Elford to John Bury, parson of Elford, and he regranted it to John Arden, Margaret his wife, who survives him, and the heirs of their bodies. It is held of the prince of Wales of his manor of Cheylesmore, service unknown, annual value 40 marks.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Lichfield, 10 messuages, 1 garden and 6 a., of the bishop of Chester, service unknown, annual value 46s.8d.
Kings Bromley, a pasture called ‘Stottesheye’, of Robert Corbet, knight, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Alrewas, 2 messuages, of Thomas Griffith, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 16 July 1408. John his son and heir was aged 12 years on 15 July.
C 137/71, no.29
540 ROGER DE TRUMPYNGTON, KNIGHT
Writ 22 May 1409.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 10 June.
Long before his death he enfeoffed Peter Belgrave, clerk, John Newemarche and John Malyns of Blunham in the manors of Moggerhanger and Beeston. They held them all his life, and after his death Blanche his widow took the profits for her life. She died on 25 July 1383. Roger his son has taken the profits since then, title unknown. They are held of Lord Ferrers of Groby, service unknown, annual value £20.
He died on 7 Dec. 1378. Roger his son and heir is aged 32 years and more.
C 137/71, no.31
541 ROBERT PARYS
Writ 28 July 1408.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge. 15 Dec. 1408.
Long before his death he held in his demesne as of fee 4 parts of the manor of Hildersham with the advowson, and 4 parts of all the lands and tenements which Robert Parys his father formerly held in Great Abington, Little Abington and Little Linton. By his charter, dated 18 July 1407 and shown to the jurors, he granted them to John Rome, clerk, Nicholas Parys, John Cheyne, John Burgoyne, Nicholas Morys and Thomas Blaken, clerk, and their heirs and assigns. The 4 parts of the manor of Hildersham and of the lands and tenements in Great Abington are held of Maud countess of Oxford, service unknown, annual value £24, and the 4 parts of the land and tenements in Little Abington and Little Linton of Nicholas Pares, service unknown, annual value 20s.
He died on 26 July last. Katherine daughter of Robert his son, now deceased, is his heir and aged 1 year and more.
C 137/72, no.32
E 149/92, no.10
542 GEORGE MONBOUCHER
Writ 24 June 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby. 19 July.
He held the manor of Skipwith with Menethorpe in his demesne as of fee in right of his wife Elizabeth, who survives him. Two parts are held of the bishop of Durham and the third part of the earl of Kent, all by knight service; annual values, Skipwith 26 marks, Menethorpe 4 marks.
He died on 15 June last. Ralph his brother and heir is aged 26 years and more.
543
Writ 24 June 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Gamston. 23 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Gamston, 2 parts of the manor except for 9 bovates, which manor Nicholas Monboucher, knight, his father, held jointly with Margaret his wife, who is still living, by the grant of Roger de Wylughby, formerly parson of Gamston, Ralph parson of Cromwell and William de Hacunthorp. It is held of the duchy of Lancaster of the honour of Lancaster by knight service, a rent of 40s. for the ward of Lancaster castle and a rent of 8s. for sheriff’s aid payable by equal parts at Midsummer and Michaelmas; annual values, site of the manor nil, 1 croft, the herbage beyond the cost of the enclosure 6d., 3 1/2 carucates in demesne 20s.4d., 16 a. meadow 16s., rents of free tenants 46s.1d., and 26 bovates of which 15 are worth 5 marks and the remainder only 16s.4d. because lying fallow.
Elkesley, lands, not held of the king but of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value 5s.
Gamston, lands and tenements formerly held by Robert de Grene, service unknown, annual value 9s.
Eaton, lands and tenements, of the honour of Tickhill, service unknown, annual value 60s.
Date of death and heir as above.
544
Writ 24 June 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln. 8 Aug.
He held in fee the reversion of the manor of Willoughton which Margaret widow of Nicholas Monboucher, knight, holds in dower, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 53s.4d.
In right of Elizabeth his wife who survives him he held:
Bigby, the manor, of Thomas Lord de la Warre of his manor of Sixhills by knight service, annual value 53s.4d.
Walesby and Tealby, 3 messuages and 1 1/2 carucates, of the heir of Nicholas Monboucher, knight, of his manor of Swinhope by knight service, rendering 1 1/2d. at Martinmas of the rent called ‘Warnrentte’(?), annual value 10s.
Goulceby, 2 tofts and 2 bovates, of the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Hibaldstow, 1 toft and 1 bovate, of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value 6d.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Billinghay, the manor in Walcot and Billinghay, of the king in chief by knight service; annual value, the site nil, 2 bovates in demesne 6s.8d., and lands and tenements let at farm 26s.8d. payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and St. Botolph.
Helpringham, 20s. assize rent, of Gilbert Umfravyle of his manor of South Kyme by knight service.
Wroot, 1 toft, of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value nil because totally submerged by the rising waters.
Swinhope, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Westmorland of the honour of Richmond by knight service and a rent of 10s., annual value 30s. and no more because waste, the lands lying fallow and untilled for want of tenants.
Date of death and heir as above.
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E 149/93, no.3
545 RICHARD SON OF RALPH BASSET OF WELDON, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Nov. 1408.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Hallaton. 17 Jan. 1409.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief the manor of Thorpe Langton as a fortieth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 6 marks, and 10 1/2 a. meadow in Welham called ‘le Mares’ as a twentieth part of a fee, annual value 20s.
He died on 18 Sept. 1400. John Ayllesbury, knight, and John Knyvet are his kinsmen and heirs, John Ayllesbury being the son of Joan and John Knyvet the son of Eleanor, sisters of Ralph, father of Ralph, father of Richard, aged 60 years and more and 40 years and more.
The king has taken the profits since his death by the hands of the sheriffs and escheators.
C 137/72, no.34
E 152/429, no.1
546 ALEXANDER WALDEN, KNIGHT
Writ 18 Feb. 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 4 March.
He formerly held the manor of Matching Hall with its appurtenances in his demesne as of fee, and long before his death he granted it by charter to John Bray of Tilbury and John Kent of Thaxted and their heirs and assigns on certain conditions, namely that if they were to hold the manor peacefully for 7 years from 12 Nov. 1396 without any disturbance by Alexander or his heirs in virtue of any deed of his or of his predecessors, then the charter should become of no effect and he should be free to re-enter and have his former estate in the manor. John Bray released his rights to John Kent. Alexander died within the term of 7 years. Alexander son of John Walden his brother was next heir, and John Kent attorned to him. He, a minor, entered and held the manor from the end of the 7 years of the earl of Oxford by knight service. The earl being a minor in the king’s ward at that time, the wardship and marriage of the younger Alexander belonged to the king.
Alexander Walden, knight, died on 5 Sept. 1401. The manor is worth 10 marks yearly. John Kent held it for the remaining three years of the term, and the king then granted the wardship to John ap Harry [CPR 1405–8, p.176] who has held the manor and taken the profits since then.
Alexander Walden, knight, also held the manor of Elsenham in his demesne as of fee of Lord Say in socage, annual value £20, and Elizabeth Walden has held it since his death as keeper in socage. Likewise he held the manor of Netherhall of Joan Bohun, countess of Essex, Hereford and Northampton, by knight service, annual value 66s.8d.
C 137/72, no.35
547 RICHARD WALTON
Writ 20 May 1409.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Cattawade. 1 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
East Bergholt, 1 messuage, 13 1/2 a. meadow, 80 a. pasture, and 15s.4 1/2d., 4 cocks and 5 hens in rents, of the king in chief by a rent of 20s. called blanchfarm payable by the sheriff by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value £6 13s.4d.
East Bergholt, the manor of Old Hall, of the earl of Warwick by a rent of a pair of gilt spurs, price 4d., or 4d., annual value £6 13s.4d.
Stratford St. Mary, the manor of Overhall, of Gilbert Debenham by a rent of 3d., annual value 60s.
He died on 21 May last. Joan wife of John son of John Howard, knight, is his sister and next heir, aged 22 years and more.
548
Writ 20 May 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 28 June.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Maldon and Woodham Mortimer, 8 messuages, 7 shops, 1 toft, 7 stalls, 160 a. arable, 4 a. wood and 40s. rent, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Purleigh, Mundon and Hazeleigh, 3 messuages, 200 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture, 8 a. wood and 18s. rent, of Lord Grey of Wilton, service unknown, annual value £8.
Woodham Ferrers, 1 messuage, 60 a. arable, 4 a. meadow and 12 a. wood, of Lord Ferrers, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d.
Stapleford Abbots, the manor called Battles, and the manor in Navestock and Stapleford called Albyns, jointly with John son of John de Boys, Thomas Martell, Thomas Cays and Richard Burle, who are still living, by the grant of John de Boys of Tolleshunt and Ralph Chamberlayn. Battles manor is held of John Howard, knight, of the honour of Montfichet as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £6 13s.4d.; Albyns of John le Eyr by a rent of 1/4d., annual value £6 13s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/72, no.36
E 149/94, no.2
E 152/424, no.2
549 ROBERT YEO
Writ 5 Feb. 1409.
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple. 25 March.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 toft and 1 ferling in Ringcombe of John earl of Huntingdon of his manor of South Molton by knight service, annual value 13s.4d.; and 1 messuage and 1 ferling in Stockbeare of Nicholas Bromeford of his manor of Broomford by knight service, annual value 6s.8d.
In right of Joan his wife, who survives him, he held 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Aylescott of John earl of Huntingdon of his castle of Barnstaple by knight service, annual value 40s.; and the manor of Bradwell, of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 8 Aug. 1408. John his son and next heir was aged 19 years and more at his father’s death.
C 137/72, no.37
E 149/92, no.11