Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 11

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Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 2, Edward I. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 11

141. John Haunsard, knight.
Writ, 3 May, 3 Edw. I.
Surrey. Inq. Thursday before St. Dunstan, 3 Edw. I.
Chalvedon. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee.
Bocham. The manor, part held of the earl of Gloucester by service of ¼ knight's fee, part of Sir William de Brewse by service of 1 knight's fee, and part of the abbot of Certes[eie] by service of 12d. rent and suit of court at Bocham and Coveham.
Katerham. The manor, held of John Dabernun by service of ¼ knight's fee.
James son of James Hansard, aged 30 and more, as they say, is his next heir.
Petition of Gundreda late the wife of the said John, showing that he formerly held the manor of Chauvedone of the honour of Banstede, and that he gave it to Roger de Covert, who granted it to the said John and Gundreda for their lives, but that James Haunsard his nephew, through an inquisition improperly made by men of another country, and without calling her, had put her out of it, as also out of the manor of Caterham, which Isabel countess of Glocester bought and gave to the said John and Gundreda, and praying redress.
Plea of warranty of charter between Roger de Covert and John Haunsard and Gundreda his wife of the manor of Chalvedon, whereby the said John and Gundreda acknowledged the manor to be the right of the said Roger of their gift, who warranted the same to them for their lives, rendering 1d. yearly, and doing all services to the chief lords, with reversion to himself and his heirs for ever, except the advowson of the church, which remains to the said Roger and his heirs.
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142. John de Burgo, the elder.
Writ, 1 Dec. 3 Edw. I.
[Essex.] Inq. Friday the Conversion of St. Paul, 3 Edw. I. (fragment.)
Hallingebyri. The manor (extent given) with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief of the barony of Launvaly by service of one ..., of the inheritance of Hawis his wife.
... is his son and next heir.
Sussex. Inq. Friday after ..., 3 Edw. I. (defaced.)
Porteslade. The manor (extent given), held of Sir William Bardulf in chief. He was seised of the manor for twenty-three days before he died and did suit at the court of the earl of Warrenne for the said Sir William.
Sir John de Burgo the younger, aged ..., is his next heir.
Northampton. Inq. Sunday after St. Lucy, 3 Edw. I. (defective.)
Wakerle. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by barony.
[John de B]urgo, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
Writ (of certiorari), on the complaint of Simon de la Mote that the escheator had taken into the king's hands 10l. land in Camel of which the said John had enfeoffed him, 8 Jan. 3 Edw. I.
Somerset. Inq. Wednesday after St. Gregory, 3 Edw. I.
Camel Regis. Sir John de Burgo the elder enfeoffed Sir Simon de la Mote of 10l. land in the manor, but he could not do it lawfully for John de Burgo the younger was then in seisin thereof. The manor was sometime the king's ancient demesne, through the death of earl William de Romare (Willielmi Comitis de Romare) without heir, whereby the manor was the escheat of king John, who afterwards gave it to Sir Hubert de Burgo, father of Sir John de Burgo the elder.
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143. Reginald le Hauberge alias le Haubergier.
Writ to the mayor and sheriffs of London, 4 June, 3 Edw. I.
London. Inq. (undated.)
A messuage in the city was sometime the king's escheat through the death of Isaac of Norwich a Jew, and the king gave it to the master &c. of the hospital of St. Mary Hospreng' in frankalmoin, who afterwards sold it to the said Reginald, to him and his heirs : it is not the king's escheat through his death, but descends to his four daughters, one of whom named Avice, who has satisfied her sisters for their shares, now holds the whole. And because the liberty and custom of the city does not permit those by whom an inquisition is made to append their seals, the seal of the sheriff only is appended.
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144. Hamo L'estrange (Extraneus).
Writ of plenius certiorari to the sheriff of Sussex, on the complaint of Robert de Staundon that a fourth part of the manor of Drayton near Cicestre was unjustly detained from him, 12 July, 3 Edw. I.
Sussex. Inq. Wednesday the eve of St. James, 3 Edw. 1.
Draytone. The said Hamo enfeoffed Urian de Sancto Petro of the whole manor, to him and his heirs for ever; who afterwards enfeoffed Robert de Stondone of a fourth part thereof, and he was in seisin on the day of the death of the said Hamo, and afterwards on Ash Wednesday the king's bailiffs took seisin of the whole manor. Afterwards when the said Urian recovered the manor from the king's hand, he delivered the whole manor, as well the part of the said Robert as his own, to farm to Geoffrey de Pichford.
Writ of plenius certiorari to the sheriff of Stafford, on the complaint of Simon de Cotes, that whereas King Henry granted the castle and manor of Certeleye, which were of Thomas de Ferrariis, to the said Hamo to be had according to the form of the dictum de Kenilworth, the said Hamo had unjustly disseised him of certain lands, &c. in Certeleye, and detained them all his life, upon which he seeks justice as they have come to the king's hands, 11 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Stafford. Inq. Thursday before St. Hilary, 4 Edw. 1.
Volvanechae (?). The said Hamo unjustly disseised Simon de Kotes by force, of 200a. land there of the fee of Certelee.
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145. Robert de Ros son of Robert de Ros of Werk.
Writ. Whereas the king, understanding that the said Robert held the manor of Cargou of Sapientia late the wife of William de Karliolo the younger, lately commanded the wardship of the same to be delivered to her, saving to Christiana late the wife of the said Robert her dower, and so that she should answer to the king for the issues of the wardship belonging to the king, and that meanwhile the escheator should enquire whether the said Robert held anything of the king in chief; and whereas the said Sapientia died, bequeathing the said wardship to Geoffrey de Tyllol, and the escheator took the same into the king's hand, but has not yet made inquisition; the escheator is commanded to enquire whether the said Robert held anything by which the wardship of his lands ought to pertain to the king. 2 May, 3 Edw. I.
Cumberland. Inq. The morrow of Holy Trinity, 3 Edw. I.
Cargou. The manor was held by the said Robert of the said Sapientia, and his reeve paid 32d. yearly cornage at the king's exchequer at Carlisle for her, but he held nothing of the king in chief, and did no other service to the king.
(See No. 70.)
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146. Roger de Lovetot.
Writ referring to a previous writ, and requiring the escheator to take certain rents into the king's hand without delay, and make further enquiry, 10 July, 3 Edw. I.
Huntingdon. Inq. (undated.)
Overton Watervill. 30l. rent which the abbot of Thorneton paid there from the manor of Carleton.
Thomas his son, is his heir and of full age.
(See No. 79.)
C. Edw. I. File 11. (6.)
147. Thomas son of Otho.
Writ (missing).
Gloucester. Inq. (undated.)
Durseley. 2 carucates land, 16l. 15s. 1d. rent, a mill and pasture, a capital messuage, 11½a. meadow &c., tenure unspecified.
[Essex.] Inq. Tuesday before St. Luke, 3 Edw. [I.]
Gestingethorp and Gosfeud. The manor (extent given), tenure unspecified. Beuchamp. The manor (extent given), tenure unspecified.
C. Edw. I. File 11. (7.)
148. John de Lay alias de la Lee.
Writ to Roger de Clifford, justice of the forest, 27 July, 3 Edw. I.
[Gloucester.] Inq. Monday after the Assumption, 3 Edw. I.
Forest of Dene. The bailiwick of the forestry of Lay, worth 40s.: the said John held no land pertaining to it.
Nicholas his brother is his next heir, as the jury understand.
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149. Alan Wodeman.
Writ of plenius certiorari to Guichard de Charrun and William de Norburgh, on the complaint of Henry his son, that Peter his brother had intruded on a messuage bequeathed to him by the said Alan, 15 May, 3 Edw. I.
[Northumberland.] Inq. Friday after St. Vincent, 4 Edw. I.
Newcastle upon Tyne. Every burgess according to the customs of the borourgh can bequeath lands &c. which he has of his own purchase to whomsoever he will: the said Alan in his testament bequeathed to the said Henry a messuage which he had of his own purchase; but Peter his son and heir, by an assize of novel disseisin recovered the same against the said Henry, and infeoffed Letitia his daughter of the same, retaining three shops. And the said Letitia comes and says that she is in seisin of the said messuage except the three shops, and prays that she may not be prejudiced through this inquisition.
C. Edw. I. File 11. (9.)
150. Walter le Brut alias le Bret.
Writ, 18 Oct, 3 Edw. I.
Somerset. Inq. Friday before St. Clement, 4 Edw. I.
Odecomb, Milverton, Ile Brywer, and Trente. The manors, held of the king in chief by barony.
He had two daughters Alice and Annora, and from Alice issued Stephen le Bret, and from Annora Sir Henry Crok, who are his next heirs and aged 40 and more.
C. Edw. I. File 11. (10.)
151. William de Reyngni alias de Reney, de Renye, de Regny.
Writ to the escheator citra Trentam, 14 June, 3 Edw. I.
Writ to the sheriff and escheator of co. Cumberland, 2 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Cumberland. Inq. Tuesday after St. Katherine, 4 Edw. I.
Neutonreynye, held of the king in chief by service of a serjeant with arms with the king when he shall go to Wales, and a steward doing suit at Cumberland county (court) and at the pleas of the forest.
His aunts on the side of his father and their heirs, are his next heirs, but their names and ages are unknown, because they are not dwelling in Cumberland.
[Somerset.] Extent (undated fragment).
Asholt ... worth, without the advowson, 14l. 3s. ... serjeanty of following the king in the army ... co. Cumberland, a certain manor called Neuton Reyney, worth 20l.
Ayly. Lands &c. (extent given), worth 7l. 15s. 10d.
Doniford. The manor (extent given with names of tenants), including 1/5 knight's fee in Wrmieland held by John de Hywys, held of the heirs of George de Cantilupo of Berewyk, co. Somerset, service unspecified; from which ought to be rendered to Sir William le Bret 1lb. pepper price 12d., to Richard Vynaz 6d., to Simon de Craucumb 1lb. cummin, price 1½d., and to the church of St. Decuman 5s. or corn to that value.
Joan the wife of Robert Grubbe, Joan the wife of John de Locun, Alice the wife of William le Pruz, Nicholas de Walton, and Elizabeth de Horsy, all of full age, are his heirs.
(See No. 239.)
C. Edw. I. File 11. (11.)
152. Richard de Henerede alias de Hanrede, de Harade, de Hanered.
Writ, 15 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Oxford. Inq. Monday after St. Nicholas, 4 Edw. I. (defective.)
Brigeheyford. The manor (extent given) held of Joan de Campo Arnulfi by service of 1 knight's fee, and a moiety of the advowson of the church of Heyford.
William his son, aged . 4, is his next heir.
Writ, 15 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Northampton. Inq. Thursday after St. Nicholas.
Grafton. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by doing homage.
Arningworth. The manor, held of William de Insula by service of a pair of gilt spurs or 6d.
William de Hanered, aged 25, is his next heir.
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153. John son of John.
Writ, 6 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Essex. Inq. (undated.)
Fambregge. The manor with the advowson, held of Sir Walter son of Bernard in chief.
Tyllebiri. Land worth 113s. 2d. yearly, held of the prior of Bischopesgate.
Land called Braynwodeslond, worth 32s. yearly, held of the king in chief. Services unspecified.
[Sir] Richard his brother, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Buckingham. Inq. (undated.)
Waddon. The manor, held of the king in chief without any yearly service.
Stepelcleyndon. The manor, similarly held of the king.
Querendon. The manor, held of Sir Humphrey de Boun by exchange, service unspecified.
Agmodesham. Land worth 6l. 5s. 2d. yearly, held of Sir Henry de Boun, rendering 3s. 6d. yearly to him, 100s. to Robert de Argenthein, 4s. 8d. to Peter Germayn, and 2s. 2d. to the relict of Thomas de Braynford.
Eylesburi. The manor, held of the king in chief at fee farm, rendering 60l. yearly at the exchequer, and by service of 1 knight.
Heir as above, of full age.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Northampton. Inq. (undated.)
Estperye. The manor, held of Robert de Ferrariis, earl of Derby, by service of 1 knight.
Multon. The manor, worth 28l. 11s. 9½d. yearly, held of William Grimbaud by service of 1 knight, and of John Engayne by service of ⅓ knight.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Devon. Inq. Saturday after St. Edmund the King, 4 Edw. I.
Morton. The manor, tenure unknown ; for, William de Tracy who held the barony of Braneys and Morton of the king in chief, took part (fuit in auxilium) in the martyrdom of St. Thomas of Canterbury, for which deed he went into exile and the barony became the escheat of King Henry the king's ancestor (avi). The same William had a son Henry de Tracy the hunchback (le Bozu) born in Normandy, who long after came to Geoffrey son of Peter, chief justice of England, grandfather of John son of John, praying him to aid him in recovering his inheritance, and for so doing he gave him the said manor of Morton to be held to him and his heirs of the said Henry and his heirs, by service of a sparrow-hawk, and he always did homage to the said Henry: afterwards Richard earl of Cornwall to whom King Henry gave the manor of Braneys exacted homage and service from the manor of Morton, which he never possessed : the jury therefore know not from whom the manor is held.
Heir as above, of full age.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Surrey. Inq. (undated.)
Scyre. The manor held of the earl of Warenne by service of 7½ knights' fees, whereof he held only 1 fee in his own hand, the prior of Lewes held 1 fee, the abbot of Beaulieu 1 fee, Robert Agylon ½ fee, William Bardolf ½ fee, Walter le Weps 1 fee, Richard de Benetfeld 1 fee, the heirs of Simon de Montut and the prior of Portmue 1 fee, and the abbot of Nately ½ fee.
Estscaudeford. The manor, held of the earl of Lincoln and his wife, doing the service due to the earl of Gloucester at Blecingele.
Heir as above, aged 26 and more.
[Southampton.] Inq. Friday the eve of St. Andrew, 4 Edw. I.
Soppele. 36a. land in demesne, 16a. meadow and pasture, 38s. 8½d. rent &c., held of the lord of Christchurch in chief by service of 3d. yearly, doing suit at the hundred (court) of Christchurch : he was enfeoffed by Alice Kotel relict of Hugh de Donsterre.
Heir as above, aged about 25, as is believed.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Norfolk. Inq. (undated.)
Great Massingeham. Rents and services of free men, worth 4l. 16s. 9½d., held of the king in chief by service of ¼ knight's fee.
Heir as above, aged 30.
Writ, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Wilts. Inq. Saturday the feast of St. Clement, 4 Edw. I.
Churiel. The manor (extent given), including 64a. arable, 10a. meadow, and 16a. pasture at Cowiche, held of the king in chief for one knight's fee, service unknown.
Heir as above.
Wilts. Extent, Monday the feast of St. Katherine, 3 (sic) Edw. I.
Winterislewe. The manor (full extent given), including a wood called Hundewude and 22 ploughshares rent from Putton, held of the earl of Cornwall of the honour of Berekhamstede at fee farm, rendering 20l. yearly.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 11. (13.)