Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 700-751

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 700-751

700 JOHN BARNAK, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Long Stratton. 28 May 1410.
He once held the manor of South Burlingham in his demesne as of fee and granted it by charter to William Roos of Helmsley, John Cokayn, senior, Peter de la Pole, Henry Heth, John Ibury, John Statheryn, clerk, and Robert Smyth, clerk, and their heirs and assigns in fee simple on 11 Feb. 1409. So they held it of Edmund Noon, knight, of his manor of Moulton St. Mary, service unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 31 Aug. last. John his son and heir is aged 9 years and more.
701
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Hallaton. 8 May 1410.
He held the manor of Hallaton of the king of the honour of Peverel, service unknown, annual value 12 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
702
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Kelvedon Bridge. 3 March 1410.
He held the manor of Colne Engaine in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir, aged 10 years and more, as above.
703
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. ‘Byk’. 24 Feb. 1410.
He held the manor of Sandy in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir, aged 9 years and more, as above.
704
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle. 8 April 1410.
He once held the manor of Blatherwycke in his demesne as of fee and granted it by charter to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, John Cokayn, senior, Peter de la Pole, Henry Heth, John Ibury, John Stathern, clerk, and Robert Smyth, clerk, and their heirs and assigns in fee simple without conditions. They hold it of John Knyvet of his manor of Weldon, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir, aged 9 years and more, as above.
705
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln castle. 20 Dec.
He once held the manors of Sedgebrook and Ranby and various lands and tenements in Croxton and granted them to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others, as above [no.704], and so they hold: Sedgebrook of William Clifford, knight, of his manor of Caythorpe, service unknown, annual value 100s.; Ranby of the bishop of Lincoln of his manor of Nettleham, service unknown, annual value 100s.; and the Croxton premises of Thomas Lord de la Warr by a rent of 2s., annual value 53s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above.
706
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. St. Neots. 24 Dec.
He once held the manor of Dillington in his demesne as of fee and granted it to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others as above [no.704]. They hold it of the abbot of Ramsey by a rent of 10s., annual value £20.
Thomas Yokflete, formerly parson of Stow, Robert Rykedon, John Lynstoke, John Brunne and John Crull formerly held the manor and advowson of Grafham in their demesne as of fee and by their charter dated at Grafham on 20 Oct. 1402 granted it to Margaret de Hemyngford to hold to herself for life and to her executors for one year after her death, with remainder to John Barnak, Peter de la Pole and John Ibury, and their heirs and assigns. Margaret died and they held it. Then by deed dated 14 Feb. 1409 John Barnak released his rights to the others. They hold it of the earl of Stafford by a rent of 2s., annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
707
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark. 15 Jan. 1410.
He formerly held the manor of Besthorpe and 2 messuages, 56 a. arable and 4 a. meadow in Newark in his demesne as of fee and granted them to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others, as above [no.704]. They hold the manor of Hugh Hastynges, knight, service unknown, annual value £4, and the premises in Newark of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown, annual value £8.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/77, no.17
E 149/95, no.2
708 EDWARD LODELOWE
Writ 20 Oct. 1409.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Winchcombe. 29 Oct.
He formerly held the manor of Chipping Campden in his demesne as of fee, and granted it by charter to John Grevell and William Merbury and their heirs. So he held no lands when he died. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20.
He died on 2 Oct. last. Margaret his daughter and heir is aged 14 years and more.
709
Writ 20 Oct. 1409.
LONDON. Inquisition. 12 Feb. 1410.
He held of the king in free burgage, as all London is held: a half of 2 messuages and 6 shops in the parish of St. John Walbrook, which Thomas Burton, citizen and grocer of London, holds for a term of years, rendering 8 marks; a half of 1 messuage and 10 shops in Tower Street in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East, annual value 66s.8d.; half of 1 tenement in Mincing Lane in the same, annual value 6s.8d.; and half of 2 messuages in the parish of St. Mary Fenchurch, annual value 22s.
He died on 2 Oct. last. Margaret wife of Baldwin Straunge, knight, is his daughter and heir, aged 14 years and more.
C 137/77, no.18
E 149/95, no.3
710 JOHN ALDERMERSTON OF CROYDON
Writ 8 March 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Croydon. 29 May.
He held in his demesne as of fee in Croydon 2 messuages with built-up houses, 9 cottages, 1 croft of 3 a., 12 a. and 1 rood arable, 4 a. wood and 2s.2 1/2d. quitrent from various tenants payable at Michaelmas. Of these 1 messuage, the cottages, croft, land and wood are held of the archbishop of Canterbury, and the other messuage of Thomas atte Berwe, services unknown, annual value beyond the rent 50s.
He died on 18 Feb. 1405. Juliana his sister is next heir, aged 60 years and more.
C 137/77, no.19
711 RICHARD DEYE OF DAVENTRY
Writ 26 Feb. 1410.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Daventry. 30 April.
He was outlawed for felony and held 1 messuage in Daventry for life by the grant of John Bone of Coventry and Isabel his wife with reversion to them. It is held of the prior of Daventry by a rent of 10d., annual value 2s., and was taken into the hands of Richard II and remains in the present king’s hands.
He died on 5 Aug. 1398. John Bone is dead. Isabel still lives. Richard was a bastard with no heir of his own.
C 137/77, no.21
712 ELA WIDOW OF RICHARD DE SANCTO MAURO, SENIOR, KNIGHT
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
LONDON. Inquisition. 20 Feb.
She held a mansion with a garden and 4 shops in the parish of St. Peter the Poor, by the Austin friars, in free burgage, as all London is held, in dower of the inheritance of Richard de Sancto Mauro, the son, annual value 50s.
She died on 8 Feb. last. Alice daughter of Richard, knight, son of Richard and Ela, is next heir, aged 30 weeks.
713
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Lacock. 14 March.
She held a quarter of the manor of Imber in her demesne as of fee of the prior of Bradenstoke, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Date of death and heir, aged 32 weeks, as above.
714
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Castle Cary. 3 March.
She held in dower of the inheritance of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight:
Wincanton, the borough, with the manor ‘Lovelysmerssh’, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £24.
Stoke Lane, North Barrow and South Barrow, the manors, with the advowson of North Barrow, of the king in chief, annual values 100s., £7 and £4 13s.4d.
Bratton Seymour, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value 60s.
Shepton Montague, 3 messuages and 6 virgates, annual value 26s.8d.
Pitcombe, 7 messuages and 6 carucates, annual value £7, and in Cole 5 messuages and 4 carucates, annual value 100s., parcels of the manor of Castle Cary, of the king in chief by knight service.
Date of death and heir, aged 28 weeks, as above.
715
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. South Molton. 13 March.
She held the manor of North Molton with the advowsons of North Molton and Black Torrington in socage by fealty and suit of court at Hawkridge yearly on Friday in Whitweek, by the grant of John Chitterne and John Bromflet, clerks, to Richard and herself, Edmund Seyntlou, clerk, William Brythlegh and the heirs male of Richard and herself, by deed made by licence of Richard II [CPR 1377–81, p.215] and shown to the jurors. They had two sons, Richard, who died without heirs male during the life of Ela, and John who survives. Richard senior, Edmund and William died.
The manor comprises 1 capital messuage, annual value nil, 3 cornmills 32s. and so let to farm by equal parts at the 4 terms, 4 carucates 53s.4d., 800 a. of gorse and heath at 1/2d., assize rents and rents of serfs £31 6s.2d. payable at the 4 terms, assize rents of burgage tenants at Michaelmas 106s.2d., a rent of £4 6s.8d. called ‘le Yeve’ payable by the unfree tenants at Michaelmas, pleas of court of the manor, borough and hundred of North Molton by estimate 32s., the church of North Molton 44 marks and the church of Black Torrington 22 marks.
Date of death as above. John her son is next heir male, aged 30 years and more.
C 137/77, no.23
E 149/94, no.14
716 JOAN WIFE OF THOMAS LOVELL, ESQUIRE
Writ 6 oct. 1409.
KENT. Inquisitions. Ospringe. 9 Oct.
She held the manor of Milstead in her demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II by homage, annual value £4. She married Thomas and had issue Thomas her heir, aged 21 years on 23 April last.
She died on 10 Aug. 1388. The elder Thomas held the manor by the courtesy of England until he died on 11 Sept. 1401. Then the king granted it to Arnold Savage by letters patent [CFR 1399–1405, pp.180–1] and he held until 16 June 1406 when it was granted to Queen Joan to hold until the full age of the heir [CPR 1405–8, p.193]. She granted it to John Roger of Bridport who still holds.
717
Writ 6 Oct. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton. 12 Oct.
She held the manor of Milton Clevedon and a quarter of the manor of Wanstrow in her demesne as of fee of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight, by knight service, annual values £8 and 40s.
She married Thomas Lovell, had issue Thomas and died on 10 Aug. 1388. Thomas her son was aged 21 years on 23 April last.
Thomas senior held the premises on account of their children until 11 Sept. 1401 when he died. Then the king granted them by letters patent to Robert Leddred [CFR 1399–1405, p.236] who held until 16 June 1406 when the king granted them to Queen Joan [CPR 1405–8, p.193], and she granted them to John Roger of Bridport who has held since.
Margaret wife of John Bluet held the manor of Clevedon in her demesne as of fee of Lady Despenser by knight service, annual value £30. She had issue John and Thomas who died.
She died on 8 June 1400. Thomas son of Thomas and Joan Lovell is her next heir, being the son of Joan her sister, and he was 21 on 23 April last. John Bluet held by the law of England until he died on 22 Sept. 1405. Then the king granted the manor to Queen Joan and she to John Roger of Bridport and so he has held.
C 137/77, no.24, mm.1, 2, 6, 7
718 JOHN BLUET
Writ, melius sciri, as to holdings of John Bluet by the law of England after the death of Margaret his wife of the inheritance of Thomas Lovell. 6 Oct. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil. 11 Oct.
He held nothing of the king in chief by the law of England after the death of Margaret of the inheritance of Thomas son of Thomas Lovell, but he held the manor of Clevedon for life by the law of England of Lady le Despenser by knight service, annual value £30.
He died on 22 Sept. 1405. The manor was held by the escheator until 16 June 1406 when the king granted it to Queen Joan and she to John Roger of Bridport who has held it since.
719
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne. 11 Oct. 1409.
He held nothing in Dorset. Date of death as above.
C 137/77, no.24, mm.3–5
720 RICHARD DUFFELD
Writ 18 Feb. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. 25 March.
He held in his demesne of the king in free burgage:
St. Saviour’s street, a capital messuage with booths and shops adjoining, and a messuage by St. Andrew’s churchyard, annual value together 4 marks, let to Thomas Gare, citizen of York, for a term of years, and he still holds.
Peaseholme, 4 messuages, occupied since his death by the prior of Warter who takes the profits, title unknown, annual value 6s.8d. and no more because ruinous and empty.
Aldwark, 4 messuages with adjacent garden, annual value 13s.4d., let to Thomas Gare as above, and he still holds.
Petergate, a rent of 7s. from 3 booths and shops formerly of John de Beverlay.
‘Nethirousegate’, a messuage, annual value 15s., held by William Brydd, fishmonger, title unknown, and who has the profits since Richard’s death is also unknown.
He died on 6 Oct. 1409 [sic]. Thomas his son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
721
Writ 27 Nov. 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk. 12 Dec.
He held the manor of Skelton in fee tail by the grant of William Gra to Helen daughter of William and the heirs of her body. She was Richard’s mother and he her heir. There is the site with a fishery, 6 cottages, 1 barn, and 2 bovates, held of the manor of Raskelf by suit of court once yearly, annual value 13s.4d.; and also a field called ‘Hallfeld’ and closes called ‘Stokkyng, Langintake and Wydeopyn’, held of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, by a rent of 5s., annual value 20s. Similarly he held land called ‘Cortburn’ in a wood called ‘Hordron’ in the forest of Galtres of the king in chief by knight service and a rent of 10s. by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on 8 Oct. last, heir as above.
C 137/78, no.26
E 152/433
722 MARGARET WIDOW OF THOMAS DE BOYNTON, KNIGHT
Writ, melius sciri, reciting that an earlier inquisition found that she held certain premises in dower of the inheritance of Henry de Boynton, knight, who rebelled on 20 July 1405 and forfeited his reversion. 1 Feb. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. Kilham. 28 Feb.
Ingram Mounceux held in his demesne as of fee 2 messuages, 3 cottages and 16 bovates in Boynton and gave them to William de Boynton and Alice his wife, Ingram’s daughter, and the heirs of their bodies. From them they descended to Ingram their son, William his son, Thomas his son, Thomas his son and Henry his son, who assigned the premises to Margaret widow of the younger Thomas in dower, with other lands and tenements in Newton in Cleveland and Snainton. Henry died on 20 July 1405 and the reversion descended to Thomas his son and heir who is aged 12 years and no more. The premises in Boynton are held of Joan Mounceux of her manor of Barmston by homage, relief and fealty and a payment of 3/4d. for each bovate for ‘shirrifgild’ and castle guard. When Margaret died Joan Mounceux held the premises owing to the minority until she was ejected by Christopher de Boynton in virtue of letters patent made on his untrue statement [CFR 1405–13, pp.131, 146].
The half manor of Newton in Cleveland is held of John de Lomley, knight, by knight service. The premises in Snainton are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, of the honour of Pickering, service unknown.
C 137/78, no.27
723 JOHN HADELEYE OF LONDON
Writ 10 March 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Little Ilford. 9 July.
Reynold de Cobbeham and Elizabeth his wife held 10 a. in Stratford Langthorne in their demesne as of fee and by their charter shown to the jurors granted them to John Hadle and Thomasia his wife, their heirs and assigns. They are held of the abbot and convent of Stratford by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 20s.
He died holding them on 7 Feb. last. His next heirs are Katherine, wife of William Wyngefeld, one daughter, and John Pecche, son of Joan his other daughter, aged 30 years and more and 22 years and more.
724
Writ 10 March 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southwark. 30 March.
He held 1 messuage, 2 houses and 2 gardens in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen by Bermondsey in his demesne as of fee and on 14 Feb. 1399 by deed shown to the jurors granted them to Walter Wy and John Cok. They regranted them to him to hold for life and by his executors for one year more, with remainder to William Pecche, knight, Joan his wife and their heirs, and failing such to his own right heirs. They are held of the abbot of Bermondsey, service unknown, annual value 53s.4d.
Date of death and heirs, aged 30 and more and 21 and more, as above.
725
Writ 10 March 1410.
LONDON. Inquisition. 28 June.
He and Margery his wife held a tenement in the parish of St. Pancras for their lives by the grant of William Eynesham, John de Hoo and Robert Ellerker, clerk, with remainder to William Peche and Joan his wife, daughter of John Hadeleye, the heirs of their bodies and the right heirs of John, annual value £8.
Richard Odyham and William Chichele held lands and tenements in the parishes of St. Antonin and St. Benet Sherehog in Cordwainer Street ward in their demesne as of fee and granted them by charter shown to the jurors to John Hadeley to hold for life and by his executors for 1 year more, with remainders as above, annual value £4.
He held another tenement next the churchyard of St. Pancras and left it by his will, proved and enrolled, to John Wykyngeston, rector of St. Pancras, and the churchwardens in aid of the maintenance of a clock, with remainder if it were not maintained to his right heirs, annual value 30s.
Another tenement in All Hallows, Bread Street parish in Cordwainer Street ward he left by will to John Serjaunt and the heirs of his body, with remainder to his own right heirs, annual value 20s.
He held in his demesne as of fee in fee simple 2 tenements and 3 shops with solars and cellars in St. Bride’s, Fleet Street parish, 1 tenement being called the ‘Hors on the Hope’ and the other ‘the Swan on the Hope’, annual value £12.
Similarly he held 2 tenements and 6 shops with solars and cellars in the Cornmarket in St. Martin Vintry, annual value £10.
All are held of the king in free burgage, as all London is held.
Date of death and heirs as above.
726
Writ 10 March 1410.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Stepney. 25 June.
Jointly with Thomasia his wife who survives him he held:
Stepney, the manor called ‘Cobhammes’, by the grant of Reynold Cobham and Elizabeth his wife to them and their heirs and assigns, of the bishop of London by a rent of 53s.4d., annual value £10.
St. Mary Matfelon parish outside Aldgate, lands and tenements formerly held by John Stodeye, citizen of London, by the grant to them and their heirs and assigns by Paul Gysores, Richard Litlyngton and Thomas Marshall, of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, service unknown, annual value 20s.; and lands in the same parish granted to them and their heirs and assigns by Richard Litlyngton, citizen and vintner of London, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Jointly with John Seynt Jermayn he held the manor called Uxendon in the parish of Harrow and a tenement called ‘Marlepettys’ in the Weald in the same parish, to them and their heirs and assigns, of the archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Date of death and heirs as above.
727
Writ 10 March 1410.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich. 14 April.
John Cokayn, William Chichele, Richard Odyham and Robert Walsham held the manor and advowson of Hintlesham in their demesne as of fee and by charter made with the king’s licence [CPR 1396–9, p.8] gave them to John Hadele to hold for his life and by his executors for one year more, with remainder to William son of William Wyngefeld, knight, and Katherine his wife, the heirs of their bodies, and his own right heirs. He held them when he died on 7 Feb. last. William Chichele, Walter Cotton, Nicholas Hamme and John Begraunt, the executors granted their estate in them to William and Katherine. Half the manor called ‘Pippardes’ and the advowson are held of the king in chief by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk or 2s., the other half called ‘Talbotes’ of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee.
The manor comprises various buildings, annual value nil, 1 dovecot, 2s., fruit and herbage of the garden, 18d., 300 (350) a. arable at 4d., £6 16s.8d., of which 50 lie in the vill of Hadleigh in the field called ‘le Southawe’, (held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, in socage by a rent of 6s.8d.), 87 a. pasture at 4d., 29s., (80 a., 26s.8d., 6 a. meadow called ‘Londmedowe’ at 3s., 18s.), 300 a. wood, £6 13s.4d., each may be cut in the 9th year, so 3s.4d., assize rents of £10 13s.1/2d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, and view of frankpledge and court, nil. [Words in brackets in E 152/432 only].
He held in his demesne as of fee 10 messuages, 1 toft, 200 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 12 a. pasture and 20s. rent in Hadleigh, and by a fine of 1409 [CP 25(1)/223/112, no.10] granted them to Thomas Fornesete, Walter Wilcokkes and the heirs of Thomas, and they regranted them to him, Thomasia his wife, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. They are held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, of the manor of Hadleigh by a rent of 30s., annual value £8.
Heirs as above.
C 137/78, no.28
E 152/432
728 WILLIAM DE WYLUGHBY, KNIGHT
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge. 27 Jan. 1410.
William de Wylughby, knight, lord of Eresby, held the manor of Oakington, parcel of the manor of Lilford in Northamptonshire, jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, William Michell of Friskney. Albin de Endirby and Thomas de Endirby, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. It is held of the king in chief of the honour of Huntingdon, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
He died at Edgefield in Norfolk on 25 Nov. last, without issue by Joan. Robert his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
729
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Cawston. 20 Jan. 1410.
He held the manors of Edgefield, Walcott called ‘Esthalle’, and Wheatacre, except the advowsons of Edgefield and Wheatacre, by the grant of Robert de Wylughby, knight, his father, to him, Lucy his wife and the heirs of their bodies. Edgefield is held of Thomas Bowet of his manor of Horsford, service unknown, annual value £7; Walcott of the same Thomas of the same manor, annual value £11 5 1/2d. and no more because the greater part of the demesne abuts on the seashore and strong winds cause the waves to overflow it; and Wheatacre of Lord Fitzwalter of his manor of Hempnall, service unknown, annual value £16 4s.1d.
He held the manor of Roughton in his demesne as of fee of the heir of Robert FitzOsbert, service unknown, annual value £4 17s.9 1/4d.
He also held jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, the manors of Chedgrove, and Walcott called ‘Syrwateresmaner’, with 20 a. in Walcott, Keswick, Bacton and Watton, formerly of Simon de Walcote, parson of Walcott, by the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, William Michell of Friskney, Thomas de Enderby and others, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. Chedgrove is held of Lord Fitzwalter of his manor of Hempnall, service unknown, annual value 11 marks 6s.8d.; and Walcott called ‘Syrewateresmaner’ of Thomas Bowet of his manor of Horsford, service unknown, annual value 5s.4d.
Date of death as above. Robert his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
730
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich. 14 Jan. 1410.
He held the manors of Ufford and Combs in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: Ufford as a quarter of a knight’s fee with a rent of £4 13s.4d. from Ipswich, payable by the bailiffs, and the profit of 2 leets and 2 tourns in the hundred of Samford, annual value together £8; and Combs by fealty, annual value £7 1d.
Jointly with Joan his wife he held the manor of Bradfield of the king in chief as a twentieth part of a fee, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, and others [as in no.729], annual value 13 marks 2s.
He held the manor of Bawdsey of the earl of Suffolk of his manor of Benhall, service unknown, annual value 73s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above [no.728].
731
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle. 25 Jan. 1410.
Jointly with Joan, duchess of York, his wife, he held the manor of Lilford with the manor of Oakington in Cambridgeshire, parcel of it, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, and others as above [no.729]. They are held of the king of the honour of Huntingdon, service unknown; annual value of Lilford alone £20.
Date of death and heir as above [no.729].
732
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spilsby. 15 Jan. 1410.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief:
Mawthorpe, 52 1/2 a. arable, annual value each a. 4d.
Hogsthorp, 2 pieces of pasture called ‘les Meles’, containing 2 a. by estimation, annual value 4d. and no more because often submerged by the tides of the sea, and 13s.4d. rent from free tenants in the same place; and 8 a. held by bond tenants rendering 13s.4d. at Martinmas and on 17 June (St. Botolph) by equal parts; all by the service of a 14th part of a fee.
Cockerington, 1 messuage, 1 croft of 2 a. pasture and 3 bovates by estimation, by the service of a 10th part of a fee, annual value 50s.
Shirbeck, 1 messuage and the profit called lastage. Of each last of wool comprising 10 sacks taken hence by sea, the master of the ship promises the deputy to collect lastage and profit; if carried within the kingdom, nil; if taken outside the kingdom, 6d. the last, 3d. the half last, separate sacks 1d. From all merchandise taken out of the kingdom: 1 last of dried hides at 20 dickers (dacre) to the last, 10 hides to the dicker, 6d., each dicker 1d.; 1 last of undried hides 40d.; each undried dicker 2d.; 1 load of lead 4d.; 100 lambskins 4d.; 100 goatskins 4d.; 100 hareskins 4d.; 1 bundle (timbra) of fox furs, containing 40 skins, 4d.; 1 last of bacon comprising 40 bacons, 12d.; each separate bacon 1 1/2d.; 1 weight of grease (pondus uncti), containing 14 stone, 14d.; 1 weight of tallow (cepi) 4d.; 1 weight of lard (pinguedinis) 4d.; 1 bale (trussell) bound with cords 8d.; cloths not in bales 1d.; 100 sheepskins with wool, in bale or not 6d.; 100 skins without wool 4d.; 1 fur of hindskin (penula de byse) …; of rabbitskins 1d.; of lambskins 1d.; 100 rabbitskins 4d.; 100 squirrelskins in bale 4d.; 100 goatskins 4d.; each scarlet cloth 4d.; 100 lb. wax 4d.; 1 sheaf of steel [rods?] if taken by the sheaf with 32 ‘gaddes’ to the sheaf, 1 1/2d., if several sheafs are tolled 4d. each toll; each bundle of hind furs 4d.; each bundle of marten furs (martes) of which 40 make 1 bundle 4d.; 1 weight of cheese or butter 8d.; 1 weight of butter, comprising 16 stone, 1 1/2d.; each tun of wine 4d.; 1 dozen cordwains 1 1/2d.; half cloths not bound in bale 1 1/2d.; 1 millstone 1 1/2d.; and of each couple of ‘frails’ of dried fruit 1 1/2d.
The messuage and profits of toll are held of the king in chief as a quarter of a fee; annual values, messuage 40d., lastage 60s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee 20 a. pasture, 20 a. meadow and 13 a. and 3 roods arable in Burgh le Marsh, annual value 26s.8d. and 72s.6 1/4d. in assize rents and rent of 1 lb. cumin there: the assize rents and 27 a. meadow and pasture of Henry de Bello Monte of his fee of Gaunt, service unknown; 16 a. of Maud Cromwell of her manor of Candlesby, service unknown; and 10 a. 3 roods of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England of his manor of Maltby, service unknown.
Jointly with Joan duchess of York, his wife, he held the manors of Orby and Partney by the grant of Albin Enderby, John Stayndrop and others to them and his heirs: Orby of the dean and chapter of Lincoln, service unknown, annual value £40; and Partney of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death and heir as above. Joan survives him.
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E 149/95, no.11
E 152/431
733 JOHN DE MARKHAM
Writ 4 Jan. 1410.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Gosberton. 20 Jan.
Hugh son of John Cressy, knight, held the manor of Risegate and a quarter of the manor of Bratoft in his demesne as of fee of the king in socage and a rent of 40s. payable by the sheriff. By letters patent of 28 Nov. 1400 [CPR 1399–1401, p.411] the king gave him licence to enfeoff Robert Comberworth and John Gayteford and the heirs of the body of John, and for them to grant back to Hugh and the heirs of his body, and failing such heirs half to John de Clifton and Katherine his wife, sister of Hugh, and her heirs and to other persons named in the letters patent, and the other half to John Markham and his heirs by Elizabeth, the other sister of Hugh, and otherwise as in the letters patent. By a fine of 1401 [CP 25(1)/290/59, no.24] the premises, with the manor of Claypole and other manors, were so settled.
Hugh died on 25 Sept. 1409. Then John Markham, Ralph Makerell and Katherine entered the premises and divided them. Risegate and the quarter of Bratoft were allotted to Markham without interference by Ralph and Katherine, and he held until 24 Dec. last. On that day he granted them to Henry Fitzhugh, lord of Ravensworth, Robert Wylughby, lord of Eresby, John de Lek, knight, Simon de Lek his son and Robert son of Adam de Bothunsell, chaplain, to hold for 10 years from that date of the king in socage by the rent of 40s.; annual value £53 6s.8d.
He died on 30 Dec. last. Robert his son and heir is aged 10 years and more.
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734 ROBERT DE OGLE, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 17 April 1410.
He held in his demesne in fee tail:
Saltwick, 5 husbandlands, of the king in chief by knight service, parcel of the barony formerly of Roger de Merlay and acquired from Philip Somervyle; and 5 husbandlands, 3 cottages and 2 a. meadow, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 5 marks.
Ogle, the manor and castle, of Henry Scrope, knight, as parcel of the barony of Whalton by knight service, annual value 12 marks.
Twizell, the vill, comprising 360 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 4 marks.
Shilvington, the manor, except an 18th part which is in the hands of John Fenwyk, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value £10.
Aldworth, a tenement and 50 a. waste, of Elizabeth Dathell of the barony of Mitford by a rent of 6s.8d. payable at Martinmas and Whitsun by equal parts, annual value in herbage 10s.
Long Witton, 1 messuage and 40 a. arable and meadow, 15 husbandlands and 9 cottages, of John the king’s son, constable of England, of the barony of Earl Patrick by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
Seaton Woodhorn, 30 a. arable, 3 husbandlands and a third part of a fishery, of John Wodryngton, knight, by a rent of 12d. and suit of court at Bywell on Tyne every 3 weeks, annual value 6 marks.
Farnham, 1 messuage, 140 a. arable in demesne, 4 a. meadow, 3 husbandlands and 5 cottages, of Gilbert Umfravyll by knight service and a rent of 1 lb. pepper on 4 Sept. (St. Cuthbert), annual value in herbage 40s.
Colpitts, a place so-called, containing 40 a. arable, 8 a. meadow and 20 a. several pasture, of the lord of Slaley by knight service, annual value 26s.8d.
Fowberry, a quarter of the demesne and 3 1/2 husbandlands, of John the king’s son, of the barony of Vescy by knight service, annual value 6s.8d.
North Middleton, 1 husbandland with all the lands formerly held by John de Farnelawe, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 12 marks.
Hepple, half the barony, of the king in chief by the service of half a barony, annual value 10 marks; and the other half, jointly with Joan his wife by the grant of Walter Tailboys, knight, to them and his heirs, except for 4 husbandlands, of the king in chief as half a barony, annual value 10 marks and no more these days because of destruction by the Scots.
Sharperton, 5 husbandlands, also jointly with Joan, together with 1 place called ‘Forden’, 1 called Sheep Banks, 1 called ‘Fanside’, 1 cottage in Alwinton, 1 place called ‘Neuhall’, 1 called Hudspeth with the moor called Hudspeth moor, 1 place called ‘Fawleyfeld’, 1 called Brockley Hall, 1 called Felling, 1 called ‘Kylnehous’ and lands and tenements in Warton, of Gilbert Umfravyll by knight service, annual value 5 marks and no more because of destruction by the Scots.
Dalton, 1 tenement, of the prior of Hexham in socage, annual value 6s.8d.
Newham, 1 husbandland, of William Swynbourne in socage, annual value 13s.4d.
Blagdon, 1 husbandland, of the heir of John Felton in socage, annual value 6s.8d.
Whalton, 2 husbandlands and 1 cottage, of the barony of Whalton in socage, annual value 10s.
Deanham, 2 husbandlands, of the barony of Bolam in socage, annual value 10s.
Fairnley 1 place so-called, and 2 husbandlands and 1 cottage in Hartington, of Robert Clifford by knight service, annual values 20s. and 13s.4d.
‘Stantonsheles’, 1 place so-called, of the lord of Long Witton in socage, annual value 3s.4d.
Lorbottle, the vill, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
He did not hold the manor and castle of Bothal.
He died on 1 Nov. last. Robert Ogle, knight, his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
735
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Inquisition. 21 April 1410.
He held in his demesne as of fee in free burgage 1 burgage next the White Cross now held by Robert Yerislay, annual value 10s., 1 burgage now held by Robert Walker, annual value 13s.4d., and 1 burgage now held by John Walker, annual value 10s.
He died on 1 Nov. last. Robert de Ogle, knight, his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
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E 149/95, no.12
E 152/434
736 IDONEA WIDOW OF BARTHOLOMEW DE BOURGHCHIER
Writ 23 Dec. 1409.
LONDON. Inquisition. 6 Feb. 1410.
Under the will of Bartholomew, dated at Stansted in Halstead on 30 March 1409 and shown to the jurors, she held for life of the king in free burgage a house in the parish of St. Botolph Bishopsgate with gardens, rents and services, with reversion to his heirs, annual value 26s.8d.; and the reversions of a house called ‘le Gatehous’ to this house after the death of Thomas Berebowe, who is living and holds for life, title unknown, and of all the tenements, lands and gardens by the house which Philip Morsell, Walter Gayton, Lawrence Stapulton and William Breton, all living, hold by the grant of Bartholomew to the use and profit of Thomas Berebowe, with reversion to the heirs of Bartholomew, annual value 40s.
She died on 12 Sept. last. Elizabeth wife of Hugh Stafford, knight, daughter of Bartholomew and herself, is next heir, aged 11 years and more.
737
Writ 23 Dec. 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 10 Jan. 1410.
She held for life by the charter of Thomas Cays, dated at Halstead on 29 Aug. 1402, and the confirmation of John Porter of Tollesbury, dated at the same place on 25 Sept. 1402, to Bartholomew and herself with remainder to Robert then bishop of London, William Skrene, Robert de Teye, John de Boys, Robert Rykedon, Clement Spice, Ralph Chamberlayn, Richard Waltham, Robert parson of Sible Hedingham, William Cryket, Thomas Berbowe and Edmund Man, citizen of London, and their heirs and assigns, without conditions, the manors of Osea, Asheldam, Langford, Stansted and Little Fordham; 140 a. arable, 20 a. marsh and 12s. rent called Motts in St. Lawrence; 160 a. arable and 4 a. marsh in Tillingham; 40 a. marsh belonging to the manor of Asheldam; 160 a. arable and 40 a. marsh called Nipsell’s Rayments in Mayland; the manor of Latchingdon; the manor of Stansted with appurtenances in Halstead; 2 watermills there; lands and tenements in Markshall; 29s.8d. rent in Stisted; lands and tenements in Wethersfield; other lands and tenements in Mayland, Latchingdon, Tillingham and Halstead; 60 a. arable, 6 a. pasture, 20 a. meadow and 22s. rent in Braintree; 58 a. arable and 26s. rent in Gosfield; and £10 rent in Sible Hedingham; all formerly held by Thomas Cays and John Porter by the grant of Bartholomew; and all the rent called Barantynesfee, lands called ‘Mawawytis’ with 4s. rent in Ulting and elsewhere, and 13s. rent in Hatfield Peverel and elsewhere.
Similarly she held for life by the grant of Richard Clifford, bishop of London, John de Boys, Robert de Teye, Robert Rykedon, Robert parson of Sible Hedingham, Richard Waltham, Thomas Rolfe, Thomas Berebowe, Adam Cresselode, clerk, and William Bailly(?), by their charter dated at Great Totham on 26 May 1409, the manors of Wood Hall, Great Totham, Patching Hall, Moreton, Little Greenstead and Emanuel; lands and tenements in Little Chesterford; 100 a. arable and 3 a. wood in Great Chesterford; 102 a. arable, 3 a. meadow and 7 a. wood in Ashdon; 20 a. arable in Bocking; the manor of Little Bromley with the advowson of the church and chantry there; 100 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Littlebury with other lands and tenements in Waldon; 140 a. arable, 30 a. wood, 20 a. pasture and 13s. rent in Wix called Hempstall; 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture and 20s. rent in Tendring called New Hall; 80 a. arable, 5 a. pasture, 3 a. meadow called ‘la Hyde’(?) and tenements in Bradfield; 20 a. arable and pasture and 20s. rent in Mistley; 40 a. arable, 4 a. meadow, 16 a. pasture and 8s. rent called ‘Lynwodes’, and lands and tenements in Great Bromley and Little Bromley; lands and tenements in Little Bentley and Frinton; 40 a. arable and pasture called Kellonds; 100 a. arable and meadow called Stock Hall, with watermills and windmills; and the advowsons of Langford and Greenstead, of the abbey of Beeleigh, the hospital of St. Giles, Maldon, and the church of … to hold all lands, services, reversions, all manors, advowsons of chapels, churches, chantries, abbeys and hospitals, views of frankpledge and other franchises in Essex and elsewhere which the bishop and others held by the grant of Bartholomew, except the manors of Little Maldon, Tolleshunt and Messing and 200 a. of arable, meadow and pasture and wood in Rivenhall and Witham, except the lands called ‘Hyppeworthys, Jony Fitzandrew, Thomas Fitzjohan, Slades(?), Stanle’ … 1 cottage and 1 a. called ‘Chyrchehalle’ in Sible Hedingham, the advowson …
She held no more except for those manors listed in another inquisition by this escheator.
Osea manor is held of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1 fee, annual value 100s.; Asheldam, half of the countess of Hereford of the honour of Mandeville as 1/2 fee, annual value 10 marks, the other half of Walter Fitzwalter as 1/2 fee; half the manor of Langford of the countess of Hereford of the honour of Mandeville as 1/2 fee, annual value £10; Stansted of the earl of Suffolk of the honour of Eye by fealty, annual value 10 marks; Latchingdon of the king of the honour of Haughley as 1 fee, annual value 100s.; Little Fordham of the king of the honour of Boulogne by fealty, annual value 10 marks; Tillingham of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London, by fealty, annual value £4; [the marsh belonging to] Asheldam of the king of the honour of Rayleigh as 1/4 fee, annual value £8; the lands in Nipsell’s Rayments in Mayland of the king of the honour of Peverel, service unknown, annual value 10 marks; the rent in St. Lawrence of the king of the honour of Boulogne; lands in Halstead of the earl of March of the honour of Clare, service unknown, annual value 40s.; lands in Markshall of the lord of that manor …; rent in Stisted of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, by fealty; lands in Wethersfield of the heir of John Nevill, knight, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; the land and rent in Braintree of the earl of March … annual value 40s.; … Gosfield of the heir of John Nevill, knight, of his manor of Wethersfield by fealty, annual value 20s.; the rent in Sible Hedingham of the earl of Oxford by fealty, annual value £10; the rent called Barantynesfee of the king of the honour of Boulogne, annual value 10 marks; the rent in Ulting of the king of the honour of Haughley …; the rent in Hatfield Peverel of the manor of Langford, service unknown …; the manor of Wood Hall … 10 marks; Great Totham of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1/2 fee, annual value £10; Patching Hall of the heir of Thomas Maundeville, knight, service unknown …; Greenstead of the earl of Stafford as a third part of a 1/4 fee, annual value 7 marks; Emanuel with lands in Little Chesterford of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1/4 fee, annual value 6s.8d.; Ashdon of Walter Fitzwalter of his manor of Linton … annual value 100s.; land in Bocking of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, …; the manor of Little Bromley with the advowson of church and chantry of the bishop of London by fealty …; lands in Waldon of the bishop of Ely and the countess of Hereford by fealty, annual value 20s.; [lands etc. in Wix called Hempstall] of the bishop of London by fealty, annual value 100s.; lands and rent in Tendring called New Hall, annual value 100s.; … Hyde of the same bishop …; tenements in Bradfield and land and rent in [Mist]ley of the same bishop, service unknown, annual value 40s.; … land and tenements in Little Bentley and Frinton on Sea of the same bishop, service unknown, annual value 50s.…
Date of death as above. Thomas Glavant, son of Idonea and John Glavant, her first husband, is her son and next heir, aged 22 years and more. Eleanor wife of John Fitzrauf, esquire, is the daughter and heir of Edmund Brokesborne, her second husband, and herself, aged 16(?) years and more.
[Both copies illegible in parts, exchequer copy also torn].
738
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 11 Jan. 1410.
She held the mansion of ‘Overehalle’ in Bradfield for life with entry to the mansion and with the timber of the surrounding oaks, by the grant of Ralph Chamberlayn and William Bret to Edmund Brokesbourne, formerly her husband, and herself and the heirs of their bodies. She held the rest of the manor of Bradfield in fee tail with lands and tenements in Mistley, Dedham, Bradfield, Wrabness and Ramsey, arable and marsh and 8s. rent called ‘Strondehows’, and other lands and tenements in Wix, 100 a. arable, 20 a. pasture, 4 a. wood and 10s. rent called Grove House in Walton le Soken, by the grant of Ralph Chamberleyn and William Bret to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by their charter dated 3 March 1395. Of whom the premises are held is unknown.
She died on 12 Sept. last. Eleanor wife of John FitzRauf, esquire, is her daughter and heir.
739
Writ, melius sciri, because in the above inquisition it was not stated of whom the premises were held and by what services. 8 June 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester. 14 June.
The manor called ‘Overhall’ with the other holdings in Bradfield is held of the heirs of Hubert de Ruleigh as half a knight’s fee, the lands and tenements in Dedham of James Cranefen by a rent of 6d., those in Wrabness of the rectory there by a rent of 2d., those in Ramsey of John de Reydon by a rent of 8s., and the lands in Wix and Walton le Soken of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London, by a rent of 24s.
C 137/78, no.32
E 149/96, no.5
740 ELA WIDOW OF THOMAS DE BRADESTON, KNIGHT
Writ 9 June 1410.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Berkeley. 22 Sept.
She formerly held the manors of Breadstone, annual value 100s., Stinchcombe, annual value 40s., and Stancombe, annual value 40s., and lands and tenements in Horton, Arlingham, Tytherington and Cam, annual value 40s., in dower of Thomas her late husband, with reversion to Elizabeth wife of Walter atte Pole, knight, daughter and heir of Thomas, and by her deed quitclaimed all her rights in them to Walter and Elizabeth. They are held of Thomas de Berkeley, Lord Berkeley, services unknown.
She also formerly held in dower a third part of the manor of Winterbourne with reversion to Thomas, son of Edmund, son of John, brother of Thomas her husband, and she released all her rights to him. It is held of John Hill of his manor of ‘Stonore’ in Devon by the service of half a knight’s fee, annual value 30s.
She died on 6 March last. Elizabeth atte Pole is aged 23 years and more.
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741 JOAN DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS ATTE YEO
Writ 4 July 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. Tavistock. 11 Sept.
Owing to the idiocy of Joan 1 messuage and 1 ferling in Yeo were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the present king’s hands. The messuage and 10 a. are held of Robert Kyrkham by knight service and a rent of 2s. payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and on 3 May (Invention of the Holy Cross), annual value 2s. The rest is held of John Wyse by a rent of 6d. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 3s.
She died on 18 April 1409. John Uppecote, senior, is her next heir, being the son of Walter, son of John, son of Walter, son of Nicholas, brother of Walter, father of Thomas, father of Thomas, father of John, father of Thomas, her father, and aged 60 years and more.
C 137/78, no.34
E 149/94, no.16
742 WILLIAM CROUCHEMAN
Writ 18 April 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Great Sampford. 8 Nov.
He held 153 a. arable, 4 a. meadow, 1 a. pasture, 3 1/2 a. wood and 8d. rent in Great Sampford in his demesne as of fee of Joan, daughter and heir of William Welles, a minor in the ward of Edward III, service unknown, annual value 10s.9d.
He died on 20 June 1351. William Wyncelawe, son of Mary wife of John Wyncelawe and daughter of William his son, is next heir, aged 21 years on 1 Nov. 1409.
The premises have been held for the king by the escheators.
C 137/79, no.35
E 149/95, no.15
743 JOHN DE LA BERE
Writ 20 April 1410.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford. 2 May.
He held a fortified manor called Webley in the lordship of Gower called ‘Gowerslond’ in Wales of Thomas late Earl Marshal, son and heir of the duke of Norfolk, then under age in the king’s ward, by knight service of the castle and lordship of Swansea; annual values, the site nil because the house and buildings were destroyed by the rebels, the manor 30s.
He died on 24 Sept. 1403. Thomas his son and heir is aged 9 years.
John Seint Johan, knight, has held and taken the profits, title unknown.
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744 WILLIAM WASPAYLE
Writ 10 July 1410.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes. 31 July.
He held the manor of Smallbrook in his demesne as of service of Queen Joan owing to the minority of Humphrey son and heir of Edmund earl of Stafford in the queen’s ward by the king’s grant [CPR 1401–5, p.369], of the honour of Gloucester by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 30 Nov. 1404. John his son and heir, aged 20 years and more, entered immediately on his father’s death and took the profits as heir.
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745 RALPH STAFFORD
Writ 8 March 1410.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Bromsgrove. 16 Oct.
In right of Maud his late wife he held the manor of Grafton Manor for life by the courtesy of England, of Richard earl of Warwick by the service of 1 knight’s fee. There are the site and buildings, annual value nil, 100 a. arable at 2d., 10 a. meadow at 8d., 9 a. wood nil because the covering was recently sold, and assize rents of free tenants £6.
He died on 1 March last. Humphrey his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
746
Writ 8 March 1410.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick. 31 March.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Grandborough, the manor, of Thomas Sayvill, John Assheford, John Barbour and Roger Elynbrugge of the manor of Southam, service unknown, annual value 56s.
Napton on the Hill, 6 a. arable, of the Lord Beaumont, service unknown, annual value 3d.
Birdingbury, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of William Walsehale of his manor of Stockton, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
He also held half the manor of Leamington Hastings of the inheritance of John Musard, knight, in right of Maud his late wife by the courtesy of England, service unknown, annual value 110s.
Date of death and heir as above.
747
WARWICK. Inquisition ex officio. Burton Dassett. 24 Dec. 1411.
He held a rent of £10 from the manor of Whatcote by the grant of Hugh de Stafford, earl of Stafford, with reversion to Hugh and his heirs, of whom and by what service is unknown.
He died on 2 March 1410. William Bourser, knight, and Anne his wife have held the rent in right of Anne in dower of Edmund earl of Stafford, son of Hugh. Humphrey son of Edmund son of Hugh Stafford, under age in the king’s ward, is next heir.
748
Writ 8 March 1410.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Winchcombe. 3 July.
He held lands and tenements in Shenington in his demesne as of fee of Humphrey earl of Stafford, a minor in the king’s ward, by knight service of the manor of Thornbury, annual value 26s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above [no.745].
749
Writ 8 March 1410.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Stafford. 5 July.
He held nothing in Staffordshire.
Date of death and heir as above [no.745].
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E 149/95, no.14
750 JOHN PATENEY, CLERK
Writ 8 June 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southwark. 25 July.
He held in Mitcham in his demesne as of fee: 3 virgates of meadow and 1 mown meadow of the king in socage by a rent of 1d., annual value 6d.; 3 1/2 a. arable of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, service unknown, annual value 2s.11d.; 4 a. arable and 3 virgates of the prior of Merton, annual value 3s.10d.; 1 a. arable of the earl of Stafford, annual value 10d.; 1 garden and 1 a. arable of John Dymmok, annual value 10d.; 1 a. arable of John Warbulton, annual value 10d.; and 1 messuage and 1 1/2 a. of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, annual value 2s.
He died on 3 Nov. 1400. John Knotte, son of Agnes his sister, is his next heir, aged 24 years and more.
751
Writ 12 Nov. 1410.
LONDON. Inquisition. 13 Jan. 1411.
John Pateney, citizen and freeman of London, by the name of the rector of Tangmere in the immediate jurisdiction of Canterbury, died on 3 Nov. 1400. By his will entered by the custom and liberty of the city in Guildhall on 26 Jan. 1400 he left his tenement in Old Change, his tavern next St. Nicholas Shambles, his tenement at the end of Bread Street and his tenement at the end of Watling Street to Philip Totyges and John Hebbe, his executors, to sell and devote the money to the health of his soul and those of his ancestors. They sold the tenement in Old Change to William Harpeden, the tavern to Henry Partrych, and the tenements in Watling Street and at the end of Bread Street to John Ryppelay, to hold to them and their heirs. All are held in free burgage, annual value £7 16s.
Date of death as above. The heir is unknown.
C 137/79, no.39