Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 201-254

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry IV, Entries 201-254

201 HENRY SEINT JOHAN
Writ 10 Oct. 1406.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 7 Nov.
He held the manor of Stockleigh Luccombe in socage of the heirs of William Baggeputz by the service of one pair of white spurs, price 3 1/2d., in the manor at Midsummer, annual value £9 18s.11d.
He died on 24 Sept. last. Edward his son and next heir was aged 11 years on 18 Feb. last.
202
Writ 10 Oct. 1406.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Dunster. 10 Nov.
Long before his death by a fine of 1394 [CP 25(1)/290/57, no.265] he and Isabel his wife granted the manor of East Luccombe with the advowsons of East Luccombe and Selworthy to John Woderove and William Bool, clerk, and they regranted them to him and Isabel and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of the king of the honour of Pinkney by knight service, and not of the crown; annual values, the manor £10, the advowsons 10 marks each.
He died on 24 Sept. last. Edward their son and his next heir was 11 on 18 Feb. last and was married during the lifetime of his father. Isabel still lives.
C 137/58, no.21
E 149/89, no.18
203 JOHN WROTH, KNIGHT
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Enfield. 13 Oct. 1407.
In Enfield he held in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage, annual value 13s.4d.; 32 a. arable at 6d., 16s.; 2 a. meadow at 3s., 6s.; and 66s.11d. rent; all of the king in chief by knight service as one eighth of a quarter fee; and 1 a. meadow of the countess of Hereford by a rent of 16d., annual value 20d.
In Edmonton he held in his demesne as of fee 1 granary of Adam Fraunceys, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on 21 Aug. last. John his son and next heir was aged 16 years on 24 Sept. last.
204
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Marlborough. 1 Oct.
Long before his death he granted by charter to William de Wylughby, lord of Eresby, Humphrey de Stafford, senior, knight, Simon Gaunstede, clerk, Master Thomas Felde, Master Thomas Turk, John Hoo, clerk, and William Segreth his manors of Puck Shipton, Fifield, Redlynch, Woodfalls and Barford St. Martin, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns.
He died on 1 Sept. last. John his son and next heir is aged 15 years and more.
205
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Walhampton. 6 Oct.
He held the manor of Brookley by Lymington in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by a rent of 30s.6d. payable at the manor of Lyndhurst, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 1 Sept. last. John his son and next heir is aged 15 years and more.
Long before his death he granted to William de Wylughby, lord of Eresby, and others [as in last] his manors of Over Wallop and Nether Wallop with lands in Broughton, to them, their heirs and assigns.
C 137/58, no.23
206 MARGERY WIDOW OF WILLIAM BATESFORDE
Writ 1 Oct. 1406.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. East Grinstead. 23 Nov.
By the grant of William Baron and Richard Leghton, clerks, she held for life with remainder to Elizabeth widow of William Fienles, knight, and her heirs, and, failing such heirs, to the right heirs of William Batesforde:
Wartling, Dallington, Warbleton, and Herstmonceux, 3 messuages, 100 a. arable, 3 a. meadow, 30 a. wood and 30 a. pasture, of John atte Welle, clerk, of his manor of Bucksteep by a rent of 7s.10d., annual value 26s.8d.
Wartling and Herstmonceux, 5 messuages, 100 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 12 a. wood and 20 a. pasture, of the same John atte Welle of his manor of Wartling by a rent of 54s., annual value beyond that 20s.
Warbleton, 1 watermill, with 100 a. wood and 40 a. pasture in Herstmonceux, of Robert Oxebrugge, Richard Brenchesle and John Wodelond of their manor of Herstmonceux by a rent of 20s.3d., annual value 20s.
Hailsham, 30 a. arable and 12 a. pasture, of the prior of Michelham by a rent of 6d., annual value 5s.
Boreham, 11s.6d. rent, of the abbot of Bayham of his manor of Rocklands by a rent of 4d.
Pevensey, Horse Eye and Manxey, 250 a. marshland within the bounds of the Cinque Ports, of Lord de la Warr in socage of his manor of Bestnover by a rent of 1d., annual value £10.
She died on 21 Jan. last. Roger Fienles, son of William Fienles, knight, is kinsman and heir, being the son and heir of Elizabeth, daughter of Margery, aged 21 years and more.
C 137/58, no.24
207 EDITH WIFE OF ROGER DE FROME, AND GOLENTA DAVYS
Writ 5 May 1407; and writ for Golenta Davys, 5 Feb. 1407.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Crewkerne. 6 Aug.
John Sydenham of Weston held in his demesne as of fee 3 messuages, 78 1/2 a. arable, 22 a. meadow and 5 a. wood in Frome and gave them to Edith, wife of Roger de Frome, and John Roules, her son, to them and the heirs of John, by charter dated 9 June 1391 shown to the jurors. They are held of the lord of the manor of Frome, which manor is held of the king in chief; annual value 26s.8d.
She died on 27 Sept. 1399 when the manor was in the king’s hands. John Roules, her son and next heir, is aged 40 years and more.
Walter Craas, William Hogkyns, Thomas Pilton, Philip Loryng and Agnes his wife, William Walbrugg, chaplain, and Henry Payn have held them since her death and taken the profits, title unknown.
Golenta Davys held nothing in Somerset. She died on 4 Oct. 1406. There is no heir because she was a bastard and died without heirs of her body.
C 137/58, no.45
E 149/89, no.17
208 JOHN DE SUTTON
Writ 12 Sept. 1406.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Wolverhampton. 18 Sept.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by baron service: Dudley, the castle, annual value nil; Sedgley, the manor, annual value £66 15s.6d.; Kingswinford, the manor and advowson, annual value, beyond farm of £11 10s.6 1/2d. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, £4 5s.; Rowley Regis, the manor, annual value 112s.1d.; Himley and Upper Penn, the manors, as parcel of the castle of Dudley, annual values £10 7s. 1 1/2d. and £7 13s.4d.
In Tipton he held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 6 a. meadow and 6 a. pasture of the lord of Tipton, service unknown, annual value 40s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 12 a. meadow in the king’s forest of Kinver called Prestwood by the serjeanty of keeping the king’s hay of Ashwood in that forest, annual value 2 marks.
He died on 3 Sept. John his son and next heir was aged 5 years on 6 Jan. last.
209
Writ 11 Nov. 1406.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester. 16 Nov.
He held in his demesne as of fee in the borough of Dudley 1 messuage, 2 curtilages, 100s. rent and 1 field called ‘Overlordesfeld’, ‘Yorkespark’ and ‘le Parkefeld’, annual value £6; and £6 yearly foreign rents of Dudley; all parcels of the castle of Dudley in Staffordshire, which is held of the king in chief by the service of half a barony.
Date of death and heir as above.
[Note at foot]: Constance who was wife of John Sutton in the presence of Sanchia who was wife of Walter Blunt, knight.
C 137/58, no.46
E 149/88, no.8
210 PHILIP FITZWARYN
Writ 11 Oct. 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon. 20 Oct.
He held the manor of Wantage with the hundred for life, with reversion to Fulk son of Fulk Fitzwaryn, knight, the manor in socage of the lordship of Pembroke in Wales by the service of 1 pair of gilt spurs or 6d. payable at Christmas, the hundred of the king rendering 100s. by the sheriff for hidage by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas as part of the farm of the shire, annual value £55.
He died on 7 Sept. last. Fulk son of Fulk Fitzwaryn was then aged 17 years. Alice his daughter and next heir is aged 1 1/2 years.
211
Writ, certis de causis certiorari, as to the extent of the manor of Wantage, which is in the king’s hands owing to the death of Philip, who held for life, and the minority of Fulk the heir; to have the extent before the barons of the exchequer in the quindence of Michaelmas, 14 July 1408.
BERKSHIRE. Wantage. Extent of the manor made there. 18 Sept.
There are: a hall roofed with thatch; a high chamber with chapel annexed … ruined … a chamber to the east of the hall; another chamber … 3 cellars, namely pantry, buttery and ‘larderhous’ with a kitchen roofed with tiles; also a long stable… also a little … to the south of the hall roofed with … ‘deschambr’ roofed with tiles; also 2 barns with a long house called …house, ruinous and in great need of repair, yielding nothing yearly; in the close a great garden … 20s. yearly; 30 a. in demesne … meadow; 30 a. in demesne in the south field with pasture on the down, annual value 20s.; … meadow called ‘Lysley’ and another called ‘Rokeseye’, each 13s.4d. yearly; another called … 13s.4d.; fair and market, 20s.; the hundred… and no more because it renders 100s. yearly to the king in fee farm by the sheriff, namely at Lady Day and … assize rents from various tenants £26.
C 137/58, no.47
E 149/91, no.18
212 AUBREY WYTTELBURY
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Sleaford. 10 Jan. 1407.
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held 2 cottages and 6 a. in Billingborough of the king of the fee of Hay, the fee being in the king’s hands owing to the forfeiture of Thomas earl of Kent; annual value of the cottages nil because certain rents are payable to the countess of Kent, Lord Beaumont and the prior of Sempringham, service unknown; annual value of the 6 a., 2s.
He died on 13 Nov. last. Isabel his daughter and next heir is aged 5 years and more.
213
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Oakham. 21 Dec.
He held in his demesne as of fee jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, certain lands and tenements in Empingham of John de Basynges, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d.
On 13 Jan. last he granted by deed to John de Berkele, knight, Roger Flore, John Shordych and others one quarter of the manor of Whissendine called Wittlebury manor by collusion to defraud and exclude the king from the marriage of his heir. The quarter, annual value £20, was held of Edward duke of York, who once held it of the king of the honour of Huntingdon as an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 18 Nov. last. Isabel his daughter and next heir is aged 4 years and more.
214
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 3 Jan. 1407.
Long before his death by a deed dated at Horton on 27 July 1405 he granted to John son and heir of John de Tyryngham, knight, and his heirs and assigns without fraud or collusion a rent of £4 from the lands and tenements in Horton which Robert de Sutton and Margery his wife held for their lives by his (Aubrey’s) grant, and a rent of 23s.4d. from lands and tenements which Robert Aleyn, Agnes his wife and Robert their son held for their lives, also by his grant, in the vill and field of Blakesley, with the reversion of all these lands and tenements after the deaths of Robert and Margery, and Robert, Agnes and Robert. They all attorned to John de Tyryngham, the son. The lands in Horton are held partly of Reynold Lord Grey of Ruthin, partly of the barony of Odell, by what and how much service they do not know, annual value 40s.; those in Blakesley are held partly of the prince [of Wales], partly of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service also unknown, annual value 23s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above [no.213].
C 137/58, no.48
E 149/89, no.9
215 ROGER LESCROP, KNIGHT
Writ 6 Nov. 1406.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham. 17 Jan. 1407.
With Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held in his demesne in fee tail the manor of Langar by the grant of John de Gunwardby and Benet de Goteham, clerk, by a fine of Richard II [CP 25(1)/289/54, no.150] to them and their heirs, with remainder to the right heirs of Margaret. It is held of the king of the honour of Peverel by knight service, annual value £40.
He also held in his demesne as of fee a rent of 1 grain of pepper from a cottage in Epperstone, which John Spencer held of him by fealty and rendering the pepper at Christmas. He held it of Edward Dodyngsels of the barony of Odingsells, Edward being under age in the king’s ward.
He died on 3 Dec. 1403. Richard Lescrop, his son and next heir, was aged 13 years on 31 May 1406.
C 137/58, no.49
216 RALPH HASTYNGS, KNIGHT
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found by an inquisition before Richard Redmane that Ralph Hastyngs, who rebelled on 1 May 1405 and was condemned at Durham on 20 July, held certain lands and tenements in Sutton in Holderness, but his estate in them was not stated, 3 March 1407.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle. 1 April.
William Gower and William Gybson, clerks, and John Hastynges of Burnby and Robert de Thorneton, esquires, held 1 messuage, 16 cottages, 6 bovates, 29 1/2 a. meadow and 30s. rent in Sutton in Holderness and gave them to Ralph Hastyngs, knight, father of Ralph, to hold to himself and the heirs of his body, and so they descended to Ralph as son and heir. He assigned a third part to Maud, widow of the elder Ralph, in dower. She lives and still holds it. He held two parts all his life with the reversion of the third part. All are held of the archbishop of York of his manor of Beverley by a rent of 1 grain of pepper. [Cf. CIM VII, no.365].
Richard Hastynges, the brother and next heir of Ralph, who died without heirs of his body, is aged 24 years and more.
C 137/58, no.50
217 ELIZABETH WIDOW OF WARIN LERCHEDEKENE, KNIGHT
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Lostwithiel. 21 Sept.
She held the manor of ‘Estanton’ of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, by knight service of his manor of ‘Westanton’ by the grant of Martin Lerchdekene and Henry Nanfan to Warin and herself and the heirs of Warin with reversion to Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay of Baunton, knight, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, daughters and heirs of Warin, annual value £14 12s.9d.
She held the advowson of Haccombe in Devonshire, to which the chantry of ‘Overdyk’ is annexed, by the grant of Matthew Gornay, Thomas Tryvet and Baldwin Malet, knights, and John Hulle to Warin and herself, their heirs and the right heirs of Warin, annual value nil.
Warin held the following manors in his demesne as of fee. He married Elizabeth, and they had three daughters, Eleanor, Philippa and Margery, as above. He died and Elizabeth was granted a third part of each in dower, with reversion to their daughters:
Penpill, of Alexander Chambernon and Joan his wife, one of the daughters of Martin de Ferrers, Thomas Bonevyll and Joan his wife, daughter of Elizabeth, another daughter of Martin, and John son of Lena, the third daughter and heir of Martin, of their manor of Shillingham by knight service, annual value of the third part, £15 9s.1d.
Veryan, of the prince [of Wales] of his castle of Launceston in the duchy of Cornwall in socage, annual value of the third part £17 12s.11 1/2d.
Lanherne and the advowson, of the prince of the same castle and duchy; annual values, third part of the manor 33s.4d., advowson nil.
Lancare, of the prince of the same castle and duchy in socage, annual value of the third part 50s.
Roseworthy, of John de la Pomeray, knight, of his manor of Pomery, annual value of the third part £7 4d.
Bejowan, of the prior of Bodmin in socage of his manor of Rialton, annual value of the third part 109s.
Domellick, of John Arundell of his manor of Carminowe, annual value of the third part 13s.4d.
She died on 1 Aug. last. Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, aged 24 years and more, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay, knight, aged 21 years and more, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, aged 16 years and more, are her daughters and heirs.
218
Writ, plura, 8 Feb. 1408.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 13 March.
She held more than was stated in the previous inquisition, namely in dower: 2 cottages and 2 ferlings in Cadson, annual value 6s.8d.; 1 cottage and 1 ferling in Furzenapp, 3s.4d.; 1 cottage, and 1 ferling in Dinnerdake, 3s.4d.; and 1 cottage and 1 ferling in Crist, 3s.4d. They formed part of a grant of Adam Prestre, clerk, to John Lerchedeken and Cecily his wife, comprising 5 messuages, 1 mill, 2 carucates and 6d. rent in Dinnerdake, Furzenapp, Upham, Cadson, Crist, Hayfield, Cadson Bury and Manadon by a fine of 1365 [CP 25(1)/288/47, no.647] to them with successive remainders to Ralph their son and his heirs male, Warin brother of Ralph and his heirs male, and Richard brother of Warin and his heirs male. John and Cecily died. Ralph died without heirs male. Richard had a son, Thomas, and Warin died without heirs male, and so they should remain to Thomas son of Richard, who is aged 21 years and more.
They are held of the earl of Stafford of his manor of Calliland in socage. Apart from them she held no more than stated in the previous inquisition.
219
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Leominster. 21 Sept.
She held the castle, manor and advowson of Richard’s Castle of the king in chief by the service of one knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. Richard Goure holds the manor of Pudlestone of the castle by the service of 1 fee. Roger Erlyche and Richard Lucas each hold 1 carucate of the castle by the service of a quarter of a fee.
She died on 3 Aug. last. Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, knight, aged 24 years and more, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay, knight, aged 21 years and more, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, aged 16 years and more, are the daughters and heirs of Warin and herself.
The prior and brothers of the hospital of St. John of Ludlow hold the hamlet of Ludford of the castle and manor of Richard’s Castle in pure and perpetual alms.
220
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Leominster. 21 Sept.
She held in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief the manor and castle of Richard’s Castle, annual value 20 marks, and the advowson of the church there, annual value nil.
She held the following knight’s fees of the king in chief in fee simple:
Pudlestone 1 fee, and Richard’s Castle 1/4 fee and 1/4 fee.
Littleton on Severn 1/2 fee, Ullington 1/2 fee, and Naunton 1/2 fee, all in Gloucestershire.
Carton 1 fee, Impney 1 fee, Astwood 1/4 fee, Kingshill 1/4 fee, Elmbridge 1 1/6 fees, Purshull 1/2 fee, Elmbridge 1/10 fee, Cotheridge 1/12 fee, Shelsley Walsh 1/4 fee, Lower Sapey 1/4 fee, Edvin Loach 1/2 fee with the advowson, Crowle 1 fee, Witton, 1/2 fee, and Rock and Hollin 1 fee, all in Worcestershire.
Kineton 1 fee, Farnborough 1 fee, and Halloughton 1/4 fee, all in Warwickshire.
All belong to the castle of Richard’s Castle.
Date of death and heirs as above.
221
Writ 21 Oct. 1407.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Maldon. 26 Oct.
She held in her demesne as of fee half the manor of Woodham Mortimer with half the advowson of the king of the honour of Peverel as one quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value of the half manor £4.
Date of death and heirs as above.
222
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Ludlow. 19 Sept.
She held in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: the hamlet of Woofferton and a watermill there, annual value £7; the hamlets of Batchcott and Overton, annual value 60s.; and the hamlets of Halton and Hill Halton, annual value 3s.9d.
She had held the hamlet of Leintwardine in Wigmoreland in the March of Wales and granted it to William Lynour for life with reversion to herself and her heirs. He is still alive, and so she died holding the reversion. It was held of Edmund earl of March of his manor of Wigmore; annual value 63s.
She held in fee simple of the king in chief: the advowsons of the free chapel called ‘le Polehousse’, and of a prebend in the church of Burford, annual values nil; and the following knight’s fees: Neen Sollars 1 fee; Marlbrook and Tetshill 1/2 fee; Ashford Bowdler 1/14 fee; Overton 1/4 fee; Woofferton 1/4 fee; and Tilsop 1/2 fee; all belonging to the castle and manor of Richard’s Castle in Herefordshire.
Date of death and heirs as above.
223
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
DEVON. Inquisition. Newton Abbot. 26 Sept.
She held by the grant of Matthew Gournay, knight, Baldwin Malet, knight, and John Hulle to Warin and herself and their heirs:
Haccombe and Ringmore, the manors with the advowson of Haccombe and of a chantry there, of the earl of Devon of the honour of Okehampton by knight service, annual value £9 5s.
Combe, the manor, of William de la Zouche of his castle of Totnes by knight service, annual value 40s.
South Tawton, the manor, of Thomas earl of Warwick in socage, annual value £8.
She held the manor of Shobrooke for life by the grant of Thomas Raymonde, with reversion to the right heirs of Warin. It is held of John earl of Somerset of his manor of Sampford Peverell in socage; annual value £8 2s.
The heirs of Warin and herself are their daughters, Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay of Baunton, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell.
She held in dower of Warin with reversion to the same three daughters a third part of a carucate in Mainstone and a third part of a rent of 18d. from the lands of John and Walter Heryng there, of Peter Whitelegh of his manor of Egg Buckland by knight service, annual value 5s.6d.
Also in dower of Warin by grant of Adam Prestre, clerk, to John Lerchdekene, knight, his father, Cecily his mother and their heirs male; Thomas son of Richard, brother of Warin, now having the reversion by default of other heirs male:
Withy Bridge, a third part of 1 messuage and of 1 carucate, of John Courtenay and Joan his wife of their manor of Broad Clyst by knight service, annual value 20s.
Coleridge, a third part of a messuage and of 60 a., of Richard Courtenay, clerk, of his manor of Ilton by knight service, annual value 8s.6d.
Manadon, a third part of 1 messuage and of 1 carucate, of William Lord la Zouche of his castle of Totnes by knight service, annual value 23s.8d.
Buckland in the Moor, a third part of the manor, of John son and heir of John Brightelegh, service unknown to the jurors, annual value 100s.
Hoodown next Dartmouth, a third part of 2 messuages and of 2 ferlings, of John Pomeray, knight, by knight service, annual value 8s.
Leigham, a third part of the manor, of Richard Courtenay, clerk, of his manor of Ilton by knight service, annual value 21s.
Date of death and heirs as above.
224
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 20 March 1408.
She held no more in Devon than was stated in the first inquisition.
225
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found that she held in dower certain lands and tenements in Withy Bridge, Coleridge, Manadon, Buckland in the Moor, Hoodown by Dartmouth and Leigham [as above, no.223] which Warin had held by the grant of Adam Prestre, but the authority was not given, 26 Nov. 1407.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 20 March 1408.
Elizabeth held these lands in dower after the death of Warin. He held these third parts with the other two parts in virtue of a grant by Adam Prestre, clerk, by a fine of 1365 [CP 25(1)/288/47, no.647].
By this fine Prestre granted to John Lerchedekene and Cecily for their lives 5 messuages, 2 mills, 11 1/2 carucates, 12 a. meadow, 11 a. pasture, 120 1/2 a. wood and £20 11s.6d. rent in Leigham, Coleridge, South Tawton, Lobb, Churchill, Pickwell, Higher Ham, Netherham, Hasland, Withy Bridge, Hoodown, Buckland and Manadon. Of this, 1 messuage, 2 carucates, 12 a. meadow and 3 a. pasture in Withy Bridge and Hoodown were to remain after the deaths of John and Cecily to Robert (brother of John, Odo, Richard, Warin and Ralph) their son and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin, Ralph and Richard and their heirs male in turn.
One messuage, 1 mill, 3 carucates, 100 a. wood, and 26s. rent in Leigham and Coleridge were to remain similarly to Warin, son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Ralph and Richard and their heirs male.
One messuage and 1 carucate in Manadon with lands in Cornwall, described as 1 messuage, 1 mill, 2 carucates, 12 a. pasture and 6d. rent in Dinnerdake, Furzenapp, Upham, Cadson, Crist, Hayfield, Cadson Bury and Manaton, were to remain similarly to Ralph, son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin and Richard and their heirs male.
The manor of Buckland in the Moor, described as 1 messuage, 2 carucates and 41s. rent in Buckland and Oakford, was to remain similarly to Reynold (brother of Martin, Robert, John, Odo, Richard, Warin and Ralph), son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin, Ralph and Richard and their heirs male.
John and Cecily are dead. Robert, Ralph and Reynold died without heirs male. Richard had issue Thomas, who is still living. Richard died, and Warin died without heirs male. Therefore Thomas is heir to all the third parts held by Elizabeth in dower of Warin.
C 137/58, no.39; 68, no.39
E 149/89, no.7
E 152/418
226 THOMAS SON OF THOMAS POURE, KNIGHT
Writ 18 Sept. 1407.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford. 27 Sept.
The following, which were held by Thomas Poure, knight, in his demesne as of fee, were taken into the king’s hands on account of the minority of Thomas his son, who died in the king’s ward, and they remain in the king’s hands:
Black Bourton by Bampton, 1 messuage, 2 carucates, 30 a. meadow and 100s. rent payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Lady Day, held of William Garnon, esquire, by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, messuage nil, 2 carucates 100s., 30 a. 5 marks.
Wendlebury, 1 toft, 1 carucate and 10 a. meadow, of the heirs of Amery de Sancto Amando by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, the toft nil, carucate 40s., 10 a. 20s.
Charlton on Otmoor, 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 6 a. meadow, of the priory of Ware rendering 6d. yearly to the priory at its manor of Charlton and suit of court every 3 weeks; annual values, messuage nil, carucate 100s., 6 a. 12s.
Thomas the son died on 27 Aug. last. Agnes wife of William Wynselowe, sister of Thomas the son, aged 28 years and more, is next heir.
227
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon. 26 Sept. 1407.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 toft, 1/2 carucate, 6 a. meadow and 13s. rent payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Midsummer, in Garford of the abbey of Abingdon by knight service, amount unknown to the jurors; annual values, toft nil, 1/2 carucate 6s.8d., 6 a. 10s. Owing to his death and the minority of his heir they are in the king’s hands.
Date of death of Thomas the son, and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.51
228 PHILIPPA WIFE OF HENRY LESCROP OF MASHAM, KNIGHT
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Cirencester. 5 April 1407.
She held in her demesne as of fee 1 tenement, 5 1/2 a. meadow and 40s. rent from various tenants in Oakle Street of John Cheyny of his manor of Newent by fealty, annual value 53s.4d.
She died on 19 Nov. last. Elizabeth wife of Robert Lovell is her next heir, aged 24 years and more.
229
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 12 March 1407.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Kingston Seymour, the manor and advowson, of Robert Latymer, knight, by knight service, annual value £22 8s.
Somerton Erle, the manor, with 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 10 a. meadow and 10 a. pasture in Somerton Randolf, of Elizabeth Julers, countess of Kent, by knight service, annual value £16 6s.8d.
Downhead and Stoke, the manors, of Philip Haucton by knight service, annual value £13 6s.8d.
Shockerwick and Batheaston, the manors, of the bishop of Bath, service unknown, annual value £8 10s.
She died on 19 Nov. last without heirs of her body. Heir as above.
230
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne. 11 March 1407.
She held in her demesne as of fee 2 messuages, 40 a. arable, 12 a. meadow and 3 pasture closes in Lower Kingcombe of Humphrey Stafford, knight, by knight service and a rent of 2 lb. wax payable at Michaelmas, annual value 40s.; and 2 messuages and 20 a. arable in Toller Porcorum of John Lisle, knight, by knight service, annual value 24s.
Date of death and heir as above.
231
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster. 8 April 1407.
She held in her demesne as of fee 1 toft, 60 a. arable and 8 a. meadow in Littleton of the abbot of Westminster by fealty, annual value 26s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
232
KENT. Inquisition. Dartford. 16 April 1407.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Chelsfield, the manor and advowson, of the king of the fee of Lisle, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight service, and 7 a. meadow in Shoreham with 3 a. meadow in Otford of the archbishop of Canterbury in socage of his manor of Otford, annual value together £19.
East Hall, the manor, with 16s.3d. rent in Hever and 12 a. meadow in St. Mary Cray, of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, in socage of his manor of Orpington, annual value £6.
Fawkham, the manor with the advowsons of the church and chantry there, of the bishop of Rochester by knight service, annual value 100s.
Ash, the manor, of Thomas earl of Arundel of his manor of Kemsing by the service of a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value £6.
‘Bywyndell’, 3s., 3 hens and 15 eggs yearly rent, of John Fernyngham by fealty.
Hills Court, 3s. and 6 hens yearly rent, and 7s., 2 cocks and 12 hens in Southfleet, of the prior of Rochester by fealty.
Hartley, 36 a., of John Urban by fealty and a rent of 10s., annual value 3s.4d., and 3s. rent from lands there, of John Urban, service unknown.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.54
E 149/89, no.5
233 THOMAS HAUKYNS
Writ 24 Feb. 1407.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Chipping Sodbury. 7 April.
Thomas Haukyns of Thornbury was convicted of felony before John Cassy and John Derhurst, justices to deliver the gaol of Gloucester castle, on 18 June 1397. He died on 8 May 1402. When he was convicted he held 1 tenement in Thornbury of the earl of Stafford by a yearly rent of 6d., annual value 13s.4d. This was once held in her demesne as of fee by Isolda Dymond. She gave it to William Haukyns, father of Thomas, and his heirs. Afterwards William Haukyns married Isolda Dymond. William Haukyns gave it to Thomas and his heirs, with reversion failing such heirs to the right heirs of Isold a. Thomas died without heirs of his body. Therefore the reversion is to John Dymond as son and heir of Isolda, aged 30 years and more.
John Busshere has had the profits since the death of Thomas.
C 137/59, no.55
234 JOHN DE DALTON, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Feb. 1407.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Bulwick. 10 March.
He held 3d. rent from the men of Apethorpe from the fee farm of the town in his demesne as of fee. Also jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives him, £39 19s. rent from the same fee farm there by the gift of Roger Thomlynson of Bispham and William de Grenehurst, to hold for their lives by a fine made with royal licence [CP 25(1)/179/90, no.25; licence 18 June 1402, CPR 1401–5, p.106], with successive remainders except for the 3d. to Roger their son for his life, the heirs of the bodies of John and Isabel, the heirs of the body of Roger, the heirs of the body of John, and his right heirs.
He died on 18 Nov. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
C 137/59, no.56
E 149/89, no.13
235 ALICE WIDOW OF BRIAN DE WYNDESORE
Writ 1 Dec. 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford. 15 July 1407.
She held nothing in Berkshire.
She died on 1 Oct. last. Richard son of Brian, brother and heir of Miles de Wyndesore, is next heir and aged 8 years on 26 May last.
236
Writ 1 Dec. 1406.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester. 16 April 1407.
She held for life of the inheritance of Richard de Wyndesore, son of Brian and herself:
Bentworth, the manor called ‘la Halle’, of John Malton, knight, of his manor of Bentworth in socage by a rent of £7 16s.8d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 66s.8d. Both manors of Bentworth are held of the king of the manor of Odiham.
Alton, the manor of ‘le Mulle’, of Elizabeth countess of Kent of the ancient demesne of the crown in socage by a rent of £4 5s.9d., annual value 40s.
Bramshill, 1 carucate, 4 a. meadow and 4 a. wood, of Thomas Ponyng, Lord St. John, by knight service, annual value 20s.
Bere, 1/2 carucate, of Lord St. John by knight service, annual value 10s.
Greatham, 1 messuage and 1/2 carucate, of John Golafre and Nicola his wife in right of Nicola by knight service, annual value 10s.
Froyle, 1 toft and 1/2 virgate, of the abbess of St. Mary of Winchester in socage by a rent of 4s. payable at Easter, annual value 4s.
She died on 1 Oct. last. Richard son and heir of Brian and Alice will be aged 8 years on 22 May next.
C 137/59, no.57
E 149/90, no.3
237 ISABEL WIDOW OF JOHN KENDALE
Writ 11 Oct. 1406.
DORSET. Inquisition. Beaminster. 15 Oct.
She held in her demesne in fee tail 1 toft and 40 a. in Fordington of the prince of England [sic] in chief of his manor of Fordington by knight service, annual value 13s.4d.
She died on 23 Sept. last. John son of John Kendale and Isabel, her next heir, was aged 16 years and no more on 12 June last.
238
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil. 15 Oct. 1406.
She held in her demesne in fee tail:
Milborne Port, 1 messuage and 20 a., of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 6s.8d.
Lower Weare, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of Fulk son and heir of Fulk Fitzwaryn, a minor in the king’s ward, of his manor of Huntspill by knight service, annual value 20s.
Wick, the manor, of Elizabeth Julers, countess of Kent, by a rent of 30s., annual value 40s.
Hummer, 1 messuage and 50 a., of the countess of Salisbury by knight service, annual value 20s.
East Lambrook, 1 messuage and 30 a. arable and meadow, of the bishop of Bath and Wells by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 6s.8d.
Ashton, 1 messuage and 30 a., of the dean and chapter of St. Andrew’s, Wells, by a rent of 2s., annual value 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.58
E 149/89, no.14
239 ELEANOR WIDOW OF JOHN BROUN
Writ 14 June 1407.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Biggleswade. 4 June 1408.
She held two parts of the manor of Wrestlingworth, and 1 messuage and 140 a. there called ‘Shewelond’ in her demesne as of fee.
She also held for life the third part of the same manor by the name of a third part of Hereford’s manor in Wrestlingworth, and 3 messuages and 33 1/2 a. there called ‘Herefordesdower’ by the grant of Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng, clerk. By their charter dated at Wrestlingworth on 1 Oct. 1402 Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng granted to John Asplion and Katherine his wife, Richard Clifford, clerk, and Ralph Bateman, and their heirs and assigns, this third part of Hereford’s manor in Wrestlingworth with all the lands belonging to it called ‘Herefordesdower’, which were formerly of William Brittevyle and which Eleanor held for life by their grant, on condition that if after the death of Eleanor the next heir of Oliver de Raghton, deceased, or anyone in his name should pay 40 marks to John Asplion and Katherine in St. Paul’s church, London, then they, John and Katherine, and Richard Clifford and Ralph Bateman would enfeoff the heir of Oliver in the third part to him and the heirs of his body. Failing such heirs it should descend to the right heirs of Eleanor. If John, Katherine and the others refused to enfeoff the heir of Oliver after the delivery of the 40 marks, then Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng and their heirs might re-enter the third part and hold it to themselves and their heirs, the charter notwithstanding. Eleanor in virtue of this, but not otherwise, attorned to John and Katherine Asplion, Richard Clifford and Ralph Bateman.
The two parts of the manor are held with the third part of the king of the manor of Sutton, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by a rent of 8s.; annual value, two parts 100s., the third part 40s.
She died on 10 June 1407. John de Raghton, son of Oliver de Raghton, son of Eleanor, is next heir, aged 17 years on 2 Feb. last.
240
Writ 14 June 1407.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle. 15 Oct.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Gamelsby by Burgh by Sands, 9 messuages, 75 a. arable and half a mill, of the king in chief by a cornage rent of 7s., annual value 4 marks.
Crofton, 1 messuage and 18 a. arable, of Robert de Briscow at fee farm of 5s., annual value 2s.
Thornby, 2 messuages and 18 a. arable, of John Raghton by a cornage rent of 7 1/2d., annual value 12d.
Blencogo, 1 messuage and 20 a. arable, of Richard de Redmayne, knight, by a cornage rent of 4 1/2d., annual value 3s.4d.
Bromfield, 2 messuages and 20 a. arable, of William Bromfeld by a cornage rent of 14d., annual value 13s.4d.
Crookdale, 2 messuages and 14 a. arable, of William Bromfeld at fee farm of 1/2d., annual value 6s.8d.
Blaithwaite, 1 purpresture so-called, of the king by a rent of 15s. payable at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value nil beyond that.
Caldbeck, 7 a. arable, of Ralph de Nevill, earl of Westmorland, at fee farm of 6d., annual value 12d.
Newlands, 1 messuage and 20 a. arable, of the king in chief by knight service and the payment of 9s. yearly at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value 18d.
‘Langholme’, 9 messuages, 35 a. arable and 1 mill of the king in chief by a fee farm of 10s. payable at Carlisle, annual value 40s.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.59
E 149/91, no.1
241 NICHOLAS WODELOT
Writ 9 July 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Newbury. 15 Nov.
On 17 Sept. 1366 long before his death, being sane and of full age, he granted to Thomas Wodelot, his son, and Eleanor then his wife, now Lady de Sancto Amando, his manor of Enborne with the advowson and all his other lands in the county to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, and failing them to their right heirs, by charter shown to the jurors. They held during the life of Thomas, and since then Eleanor, now Lady de Sancto Amando, has held of the queen of her manor of Hampstead Marshall, which was formerly held by the Earl Marshal, by the service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 20 Nov. 1371. William Pureshute, his kinsman and next heir, is now aged 30 years and more.
C 137/59 no.60
242 JOHN PABENHAM
Writ 28 July 1407.
KENT. Inquisition. Appledore. 17 Sept.
He held in his demesne in fee tail 44 a. arable and pasture in Blackmanstone, Newchurch and St. Mary in the Marsh called Turnegate, of which 13 a. in Blackmanstone are held of the king in chief by knight service and by a rent of 8d. for the ward of Dover castle, and a rent of 20d. is also payable to Nicholas Haute, knight, at his manor of Blackmanstone on St. Andrew’s day; and 31 a. are held by the custom of gavelkind, 30 [recte 25?] of the archbishop of Canterbury of his court of Aldington by fealty, suit of court every three weeks and 3s.4d. rent payable at various terms, and 6 of the archbishop of his court of Lyminge by fealty, suit of court and a rent of 15d.; annual value of the 44 a., beyond fencing (wattar), water courses (watergang), scot and lot, marsh and fixed rents, at 12d., 44s. Similarly he held a free rent of 32s. and 20 hens, worth 3s.4d. or 2d. each., from various tenants in St. Martin’s Pountney, Ivychurch and Old Romney, the money payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, the hens at Christmas, of the archbishop of his court of Aldington in gavelkind.
All these Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll gave to Elizabeth de Clifford and her heirs by a fine of 1302 [CP 25(1)/99/77, no.544]. Elizabeth was [afterwards] the wife of John de Pabenham. They held, and had a son Thomas, who entered and held these lands as heir of Elizabeth. Lawrence Pabenham, knight, succeeded as son and heir of Thomas. He married Elizabeth Engayne and has issue Katherine wife of Thomas Aylesbury, knight, and she is still living. Elizabeth Engayne died. Lawrence then married Joan Daubeneye and had issue John Pabenham and Eleanor wife of John de Thryngham. Lawrence held the premises, and after his death John his son and heir, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. They should therefore descend to Katherine and Eleanor, daughters of Lawrence and next heirs of John.
John died on 26 July last. Katherine is aged 30 years and more, Eleanor 19 years and more.
243
Writ 28 July 1407.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Bulwick, 24 Aug.
He held the manor of Thenford called ‘Pabenham maner’ in his demesne in fee tail. Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll by a fine of 1309 [CP 25(1)/175/62, no.31] shown to the jurors gave it, described as 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 20 a. meadow, 8 a. pasture and 8 marks rent in Thenford, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth, from whom it descended [as in no.242 above] to John de Pabenham, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. The manor is held of John Longevyll of his manor of Wolverton in Buckinghamshire, service unknown, annual value £6. It should descend to Katherine and Eleanor, the daughters and heirs of Lawrence de Pabenham.
Date of death and age of heirs as above.
[E 149/88, no.14]: 27 July to 6 Nov. 1/4 year and 13 days—34s.4d.
Writ to partition the lands, 6 Nov. 1407.
244
Writ 28 July 1407.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Turvey. 30 Aug.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Hinwick, 1 tenement, 1 messuage and 11 a., of the king in chief by a rent of 2s. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, annual value 6s.; 1 messuage and 53 1/2 a., of Reynold Grey of Ruthin by a rent of 20s., annual value beyond that 10s.
Little Odell, 1 messuage with curtilage and 1 rood, of the lord of Odell, service unknown, annual value 3d.
Eleanor wife of John de Tyryngham, his sister, is heir to these holdings in fee simple.
He held the manor of Hinwick with its appurtenances in Harrold and Hinwick by Podington in fee tail because Margery Cryoll by a fine of 1304 [CP 25(1)/3/37, no.19] gave them, described as 1 messuage, 60 a. wood, 60 a. pasture and 4 carucates and 2 1/4 virgates, except 53 1/2 a. there, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, from whom they descended [as in no.242 above] to John de Pabenham, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. They should descend to Katherine and Eleanor, the daughters and heirs of Lawrence de Pabenham.
The manor is held of John Latimer, service unknown, annual value 8 marks. The 53 1/2 a. are held of Reynold Grey of Ruthin as above.
Date of death and ages of heirs as above [no.242].
C 137/59, no.61
E 149/88, no.14
245 THOMAS DE NEVYLL, KNIGHT
Writ 14 March 1407.
YORK. Inquisition. Rotherham. 5 April.
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnivall, knight, held in her demesne as of fee the castle and lordship of Sheffield and the manors of Treeton and Whiston. She married Thomas Nevyll and they had issue Maud, now wife of John Talbot and still living. Joan died and Thomas held by the courtesy of England. Sheffield castle and manor is held of the king in chief by fealty and the rendering of two white greyhounds at Midsummer; annual value 100 marks. Treeton and Whiston manors are held of Andrew Loterell by knight service; annual values 20 marks and £10.
He died on 14 March. Maud, the daughter of Joan and himself, is one heir, aged 15 years and more. Joan, his daughter by Ankaret his wife, who survives him, is his other heir, aged 3 years and more.
246
Writ 14 March 1407.
LONDON. Inquisition. 19 April.
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnyvall, knight, held 2 messuages and 13 shops in the parish of St. Andrew Holborn, in the suburbs, in her demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage, as is all London, annual value 5 marks. She married Thomas Nevyll. They had a daughter Maud, now wife of John Talbot, and after the death of Joan Thomas held by the courtesy of England with remainder to Maud.
Date of death and heirs as above, Joan aged 3 1/2 years and more.
247
Writ 14 March 1407.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Colnbrook. 16 April.
Joan daughter and heir of William de Fournyvalle, knight, held in her demesne as of fee the manor of Farnham Royal with the hamlet of Seer Green. She married Thomas de Nevyll, who held by the courtesy of England after her death, with remainder to their daughter Maud, now wife of John Talbot. It is held of the king by the service of finding a glove (tixoteca) for the king’s right hand on the day of the coronation and supporting his right arm whilst he holds his royal sceptre; annual value £20 payable by equal parts at the four principal terms.
Date of death and heirs as above.
248
Writ 14 March 1407.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Munslow. 20 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee in right of the inheritance of Ankaret his wife 3 messuages and 1 carucate in Peaton and Diddlebury in Corvedale of Ankaret Talbot, lady of Corfton, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Similarly in right of Ankaret he held of the king in chief: the manor of Sutton Maddock, service unknown, annual value £10; the manor of Corfton, the hay of Earnstrey and the chase of Clee by knight service, annual value £20; and the manor of Wrockwardine also by knight service, annual value £13 6s.8d.
By the courtesy of England he held for life after the death of Joan, his first wife, daughter and heir of William Furnyvall, knight, one knight’s fee in Hopton Cangeford, with reversion to Maud, wife of John Talbot and daughter and heir of Joan and himself. It is held of the heirs of John Hopton and worth 100s. when a vacancy occurs.
Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
249
Writ 14 March 1407.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford. 15 April.
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held the manor of Eccleswall, which she had jointly with Richard Talbot, her former husband, by the grant of Gilbert Talbot, his father, to them and the heirs of their bodies. It is held of the king in chief as one knight’s fee, annual value £41.
He also held for life in the dower of Ankaret from Richard Talbot of the king in chief by knight service: a third part of the lordship of Goodrich Castle, annual value £13 6s.8d.; a third part of the land and hundred of Archenfield and a third part of the manor of Wormelow, annual value £6 13s.4d.; a third part of 6 a. meadow in the fee of Wilton, annual value 3s.4d.; and a third part of the manor of Penyard, annual value 6s.8d.
By the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his first wife, daughter of William de Fournyval, knight, with reversion to Maud, wife of John Talbot and daughter and heir of Joan and himself, he held the following knight’s fees of the king in chief by knight service:
Putley and Williamstrip, 1 fee held by William Comyn.
Munsley, 1/2 fee held by the heir of John de la Lynde.
Putley, Kenchester, Street, ‘Twyldenhide’ and Eastleach Turville, 3 fees formerly held by Richard Comyn and the heir of William Comyn.
Alton, 1/4 fee formerly held by Robert Bron.
Webton, Cobhall, Wolsopthorne and Meer, 1/2 fee formerly held by Robert Cryketot and George Cryketot.
Rowlstone, 1/2 fee belonging to the castle of Ewyas Lacy and held by the heir of Richard Skydmore.
King’s Pyon, Hinton and the Cott, 2 1/4 fees held by the heir of Ralph de la Lynde and formerly by Philip ap Howell and Rhys ap Howell.
Similarly he held half the advowson of the priory of Llantony in the March of Wales.
Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
250
Writ 14 March 1407.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Swindon. 18 April.
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor of Swindon in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband. It is held of the ward of Dover by a rent of 20s. payable at Easter, annual value beyond this 10 marks.
Date of death and heirs as above [ages as in no.246].
251
Writ 14 March 1407.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Faringdon. 18 April.
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor and hundred of Shrivenham in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, of the king in chief by the service of a third part of half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heirs as above, except that the younger daughter’s age is given as 2 1/2 years.
252
OXFORD. Inquisition. Bampton. 18 April.
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor and hundred of Bampton in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £17 10s.
Date of death and heirs as above [no.251].
253
Writ 14 March 1407.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 20 April.
He held the manors of Longhope and Huntley in right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him and who held jointly with Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, by the grant of Gilbert Talbot, father of Richard, to them and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of the king by knight service of the honour of Monmouth, part of the duchy of Lancaster, annual values £21 and £6 4s.
Similarly by the grant of Gilbert Talbot to Richard Talbot and Ankaret he held the manor of Leigh of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Gloucester, service unknown, annual value £8 7s.2d.; and the manor of Lydney of the earl of Warwick by a yearly rent of £4, annual value £7.
In the dower of Ankaret from Richard Talbot, knight, he held a third part of the manors of Painswick, Moreton Valence and Whaddon; Painswick of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the third part £15 6s.8d., the others of the king of the earldom of Derby, annual value of the third parts £16 5s.4d.
Date of death and heirs as above [no.251].
254
Writ 14 March 1407.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Stafford. 7 April.
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnivall, knight, held the manor and castle of Alton in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £12. She married Thomas Nevill, and they had issue Maud wife of John Talbot, who is still living. After the death of Joan, Thomas held by the courtesy of England for life with reversion to Maud as daughter and heir of Joan.
Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
C 137/59, no.62, 64, no.89
E 149/89, no.1
E 152/419, no.2