Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 1-50

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 1-50

1 JOAN WYDECOMBE
Writ 10 Feb. 1414.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Wickwar. 10 Oct.
She held nothing in Gloucestershire.
C 138/1, no. 2
2 THOMAS DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
Writ 18 July 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Beverley. 19 Sept.
He held nothing in Yorkshire.
He died on 9 Sept. 1397. Anne wife of William Bowser, knight, his daughter and next heir is aged 24 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 3
3 MARGARET WIFE OF JOHN WESTON
Writ 5 Oct. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition, Chippenham. 10 Oct.
She held 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Stock Street by Calne in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s.
She died on 20 Sept. last. Margaret wife of John Comerwell of Hartham, her daughter and next heir, is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 4
E 149/101, no. 18
4 JOHN FITZJOHAN
Writ 14 April 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell. 19 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief a 3rd part of the manor of Sherington, and 100 a. arable, 5 a. meadow, 20 a. wood and 20s. rent in Sherington as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 5 marks.
He died on 31 March last. John his son and next heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 5
E 149/100, no. 2
5 ROGER HORSLEY
Writ 15 Dec. 1413.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Rothbury. 18 April 1414.
He held in his demesne in fee tail jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, a 3rd part of the manor of Burradon in Coquetdale by the grant of Adam Hancok, chaplain, and William de Bilton senior, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. It is held of Gilbert Dumframvill, knight, lord of Redesdale, by knight service, annual value 100s.
He died on 21 Oct. last. Richard de Gurlay and John Galon, his next heirs, were aged 44 years and more and 40 years and more at Easter last.
C 138/1, no. 7
6 JOHN ROUCE
Writ 2 Jan. 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Imber. 29 Jan.
He held the manor of Imber in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4 marks.
He died on 22 Dec. last. William his son and next heir is aged 24 years and more.
7
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Burnham. 17 April 1414.
He held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of 2 parts of the manor of Burnham, and of the advowsons of Beaconsfield and Eton, jointly with Richard Lovell and John Skydemore, being the first 2 presentations during the life of Margaret widow of John Huntercombe, who holds the 3rd presentation in dower. The whole manor is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee; annual values, of the 3rd part of 2 parts, 20s., of Beaconsfield church, 100s. and of Eton church, 5 marks.
He also held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of 2 parts of 16 a. meadow in ‘Wardmede’ at Eton next to Burnham manor, of the king in chief by a rent of 27s., payable at Windsor castle, annual value nil beyond the rent.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/1, no. 8
E 149/102, no. 1
8 ALICE WIFE OF RICHARD SIBYLE
Writ 5 April 1413.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. King’s Langley. 31 May.
Thomas Parker held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 100 a. called Bulstrode in the vills of King’s Langley and Bovingdon of the king in chief by suit of court at the manor of King’s Langley every 3 weeks, annual value 26s.8d. The premises descended to Alice his sister and heir. She married Richard Sibyle and had a daughter Elizabeth.
Alice died on 11 June last. Elizabeth is her heir, aged 10 years and more. Richard is holding the premises by the courtesy of England, with reversion to Elizabeth.
C 138/1, no. 9
E 136/77/9
9 MARGARET DAUGHTER OF NICHOLAS LOVEYN, KNIGHT, [WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN] AND WIFE OF PHILIP SEYNTCLERE, KNIGHT
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found by inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 488] that she held in fee tail 2 messuages, 9 shops with solars and 5 cottages etc., but her status was not given. 7 Nov. 1413.
LONDON. Inquisition. 11 Dec.
She held in fee tail 2 messuages, 9 shops with solars above, 5 cottages with chambers and a wharf in the parish of All Hallows the Great. William Tarent, Walter Mydilton, clerk, and Richard Mauffe held these premises in their demesne as of fee and granted them to Nicholas Loveyn, knight, and Margaret then his wife to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies. Their daughter Margaret married Richard Chaumberleyn and had issue Richard. Richard the father died and Margaret married Philip Seincler, knight, and had two sons, John and Thomas. Richard the son is next heir of Margaret.
10
Writ, plura, 12 Nov. 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge. 15 Dec.
She held more than was found in the former inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 656], namely in Penshurst: 30 a. called Letherham, annual value 6d. the a. and 33 1/2 a. meadow called ‘Langemede’, annual value 12d. the a., of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, services unknown; 2 a. meadow called ‘Jakelynsmede’ and 1 a. called ‘Brookmed’ of Walter atte Foorth, service unknown, annual value 12d. the a.; the advowson of a chapel or chantry in Penshurst and 45s. rent from free tenants in Penshurst, Chiddingstone, Bidborough and Leigh, of the earl of Stafford of his castle of Tonbridge, service unknown. The earl holds of the archbishop of Canterbury. The rent and the tenements from which it is derived are held by common law and ‘francfee’ and should descend to Richard son of Margaret and of Richard Chamberleyn her first husband, as next heir. He is aged 22 years and more. The holdings of the prior and of Walter atte Foorth are in gavelkind and should be divided between male heirs, namely Richard Chamberleyn the son, John his brother aged 19 years, and John Seyntcler aged 16 on 1 June last, and Thomas his brother, aged 10 years, the sons of Margaret and Philip Seyntcler.
11
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge. 22 Dec. 1413.
She held in Penshurst: 30 a. called Letherham […as in last to ‘archbishop of Canterbury’, then] Philip Seyncler survived his wife and held all the premises by the courtesy of England from the date of her death until 15 May 1408. Since then Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury, has held them in right of his liberty.
C 138/1, no. 10
E 149/90, no. 9
12 PHILIP SEYNTCLER, KNIGHT
Writ, melius sciri, the name of the heir not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 461], 24 July 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge. 14 Sept.
Richard Chaumberleyn is the heir to the lands and tenements which Philip Seyntcler held after the death of Margaret his wife by the courtesy of England, being the son of Margaret and Richard Chaumberleyn, aged 22 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 10, mm.5,6
13 THOMAS COLYNGTON
Writ 30 Aug. 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester. 9 Oct.
He held nothing in Hampshire of the king in chief, but Walter Sydelyng held the manor of Buckland in his demesne as of fee of the earl of Devon, service unknown. He had 2 daughters, Margery and Anifelesi a. After his death they entered and held the manor. Margery married John Durneford and died without heirs. Anifelesia married Thomas Colyngton and died. Thomas then held the manor by the courtesy of England because they had issue.
Agnes, daughter and heir of Emmota, sister of Walter Sydelyng, father of Anifelesia, is her kinswoman and next heir, aged 50 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 11
14 JOHN SON AND HEIR OF JOHN RENET
Writ 16 Feb. 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury. 4 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Shalbourne, 1 messuage and 2 carucates, of John Chaundose, knight, of the barony of Snodhill by knight service, in the king’s hands owing to the minority, annual value 30s.
Corton, the manor, of the same John of the same barony by knight service, annual value 5 marks.
Allington, 1 messuage and 2 virgates, of the same John, annual value 20s.
He died on 8 Nov. 1413. Isabel wife of John Claymond is his next heir, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 12
15 JOHN SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM COTYR
Writ 28 June 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Snargate. 12 Sept.
Owing to his idiocy 1 messuage and 8 a. in Brookland, Fairfield and Brenzett were taken into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands. In Brookland 1 a. is held of the abbot of St. Augustine’s, Canterbury by a rent of 4d.; 1 a. in Brenzett is held of William Knyvet by a rent of 3d.; 1/2 a. is held of the archbishop of Canterbury by a rent of 1/2d; 1 1/4 a. of John Grygge and John Tolkyn by a rent of 6d.; the messuage and remaining land of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury; services all unknown, annual value together 3s.4d.
He died on 6 Oct. 1410. Joan and Agnes daughters of John Harpour, son of Egota Cotyr, sister of William, father of John, are his next heirs aged 24 years and more and 26 and more.
C 138/1, no. 13
16 JOHN SON AND HEIR OF GRIFFITH WAREYN
Writ 8 June 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 19 June.
He held the manor of Ightfield in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as an 8th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks, payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Lady Day.
He died on 4 Feb. last. Griffin his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 14
E 149/101, no. 10
17 PAUL HEREFORD
Writ 18 May 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill. 31 Aug.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Eversholt, 1 toft and 1 a. called ‘Cokesplace’ of the king in chief by a yearly hidage payment of 1 1/2d. by the sheriff at the exchequer, annual value 12d.; and 3 messuages, 40 a. arable and 8 a. meadow of the abbot of Woburn, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Woburn, 3 messuages with 3 adjacent crofts containing 6 a., of the same abbot, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Birchmoor Green, 8 a. arable and 2 a. meadow, of William lord la Zouche by a rent of 2 1/2d. for each a. and suit of court at Eaton Bray twice yearly, annual value 4s.
Eversholt, 10 a. of Lord Grey of Eaton Bray, service unknown, annual value 3s.4d.
He died on 5 March last. John Welyam of Millbrook is his kinsman and heir aged 30 years and more.
18
Writ, melius sciri, how John Welyam is heir not being stated in the above. 22 Nov. 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill. 9 April 1414.
John Wylliam is his kinsman and heir, being the son of John son of Agnes, daughter of Alice, daughter of Joan, one of the daughters of John Hereford, father of Parnel the other daughter, mother of Paul and sister of Joan, mother of Alice mother of Agnes mother of John father of John Wylliam.
C 138/1, no. 15
E 149/100, no. 3
19 WILLIAM WOLF
Writ 22 May 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket. 13 June.
On 3 May 1394 he held jointly with Elizabeth his wife to them and his heirs 1 messuage, 1 watermill, 200 a. arable, 20 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture and 50s. rent in Bottisham and Swaffham Bulbeck. They enfeoffed John Wolf of Frowlesworth to hold to himself and his heirs. The service is unknown, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 22 June 1401. The heir, who has held it since his death, and by what title is unknown.
C 138/1, no. 16
20 EVE WIDOW OF SIMON CADULL
Writ 28 April 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 4 May.
She held a 4th part of the manor of Kingsholm in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by the grand serjeanty of serving in the pantry on the day of the coronation. The whole manor is held of the king and his heirs, annual value of the 4th part 27s.11d.
She died on 13 April last. Joan wife of John Walker, Margery wife of Robert Dyngull, Alice wife of John Adam, Margaret wife of Richard Hauker, Emma wife of John Hyott, daughters of Eve, and John son of Cecily her late 6th daughter are next heirs. The daughters are of full age. John son of Cecily is aged 1 year and 3 weeks and no more and is in the ward of John ap Phelipp his father.
21
Writ to partition. 16 May 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Partition of the 4th part of the manor of Kingsholm. 5 June.
To John Walker and Joan his wife: 1 messuage, 1 cottage, 2 1/2 a. arable and 5 a. meadow, annual value 4s.8d.
To Robert Dyngull and Margery his wife: 1 toft, 15 a. arable, 1 a. meadow and 10 a. pasture, annual value 4s.8d.
To John Adam and Alice his wife: 12 1/2 a. arable and 5 a. meadow, annual value 4s.7d.
To Richard Hauker and Margaret his wife: 1 messuage, 14 a. arable and 2 a. meadow, annual value 4s.8d.
To John Hyott and Emma his wife: 10 a. arable, 2 a. meadow and the services of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Gloucester, for 1 croft, annual value 4s.8d.
In the king’s hands as the portion of John son of Cecily: 1 1/2 a. arable with the pasture called ‘le Park’ and a rent of 1 lb. cumin from the tenement of John Shelle, annual value 4s.8d.
C 138/1, no. 17
E 149/100, no. 12
E 152/449
22 JOHN [PHELIPP] SON OF CECILY DAUGHTER OF EVE CADULL
Writ 16 Oct. 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 12 March 1414.
Owing to the death of Eve widow of Simon Cadull, and the minority of John son of Cecily, her daughter, a 6th part of a 4th part of the manor of Kingsholm came into the hands of Henry IV. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4s.6 1/4d.
He died on 30 Sept. 1413. Joan Walker, Margery Dyngull, Alice Adames, Margery Haukere and Emma Huyot, sisters of Cecily, are his heirs, all aged 24 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 17, mm.3,4
23 WILLIAM OF ECHYNGHAM, KNIGHT
Writ 10 Jan. 1414.
KENT. Inquisition. Tenterden. 10 March.
He held nothing in Kent.
He died on 30 Dec. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
24
Writ 10 Jan. 1414.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Ticehurst. 8 March.
Long before his death he enfeoffed Robert Oxenbrigge, John Chitecroft and others in the manors of Etchingham and Udimore and all his other manors, lands and tenements in the county to hold during his life with the revenues after his death during the minority of his heir, in order to pay his debts and enfeoff his heir when he reaches the age of 21. The manors are held of John Pelham, knight, of the honor of Hastings by knight service, other services unknown.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/1, no. 18
E 152/452, no. 1
25 WALTER FITZWAUTER, KNIGHT
Writ, plura. 8 July 1413.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester. 6 Sept.
He held more than was found in the previous inquisitions [CIPM XIX, nos.272–77].
Lexden, the manor in the liberty of Colchester, in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of John son of William Marchall to Robert FitzWalter and Alice his wife and the heirs of their bodies. He is the son of Walter son of John son of Robert son of Robert and Alice. The manor is held of the king in burgage as all Colchester is held, annual value £20.
Caidge, the manor, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value 20 marks.
Creeksea, the manor, of Humphrey of Lancaster, the king’s brother, of the honor of Rayleigh, service unknown, annual value £10.
Humphrey his son is next heir, [no age given].
C 138/1, no. 19
26 HENRY VAVASOUR, KNIGHT
Writ 6 April 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Louth. 9 May.
Jointly with Henry de Bello Monte, lord of Linwood, Robert Waterton, Hugh Cressy of Olcotes, John Normanvyll and Henry de Melton, who are still living, he held the manor of Halton by the grant of John Lascels of Escrick to them and George Monboucher, esquire, now deceased, and their heirs and assigns. It is held of Robert Hilton, knight, service unknown, annual value 20 marks.
He died on 27 March last. Henry his son and heir is aged 9 years and more.
27
Writ 6 April 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Aberford. 26 April.
He held the manor of Eastburn jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of Ralph earl of Westmorland to them for the term of their lives with remainder to his right heirs by licence of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, p.333]. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 44 marks.
They also held jointly for their lives by the grant of Master John Newton, treasurer of St. Peter’s, York, William Anthorp, parson of Kirk Deighton by Wetherby, John son of William de Skypwyth, knight, Richard de Norton, John son of John de Ask, Nicholas Gascoygne, Robert Barrye and Robert Rowdon of Aberford, with reversion to Master John Newton and his co-feoffees: the manors of Hazlewood, Wood Hall, Stubbs Walden, Ferry Fryston and Addingham; 40 a. arable, 20 a. meadow and 20s. rent in Cocksford and Stutton; 100 a. arable, 40 a. meadow and 100s. rent in Womersley, Great Smeaton, Little Smeaton, Pickburn, Church Fenton and Scarcroft; and 40 a. arable, 40 a. meadow and 100s. rent in Sicklinghall and Kearby. The manor of Hazlewood and Wood Hall and the premises in Cocksford, Stutton, Sicklinghall and Kearby are held of John de Lancaster, the king’s brother, of his manor of Spofforth, service unknown, annual value £20: the manors of Ferry Fryston and Stubbs Walden and the premises in Womersley, Great Smeaton, Little Smeaton, Pickburn, Church Fenton and Scarcroft, of the king of the castle of Pontefract of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 20 marks; and the manor of Addingham of John Lord Clifford of the castle of Skipton, service unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 27 March last. Henry his son and next heir is aged 9 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 20
E 149/100, no. 10
28 WILLIAM KYRIELL
Writ 24 Oct 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Lenham. 3 Nov.
He held the manor of Eynsford of the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Otford by suit of court there every 3 weeks. There are very ruinous buildings, annual value nil; £6 in rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms; 10 a. meadow at 2s.6d. the a.; and the remainder of the manor in lands, woods, mills and other appurtenances 10 marks.
He also held 90 a. pasture for sheep in Eynsford called ‘Boure’ of John la Souche, knight, in gavelkind, annual value 3s.4d.
Thomas Morton, John Proude and John Frensshe held the manor of Stockbury in their demesne as of fee of the king by knight service and a rent of 14s. payable at Rochester castle on St. Andrew’s eve, and gave it by royal licence [CPR 1377–81, p.109] to Nicholas Kyriell, father of William, and Elizabeth wife of Nicholas, who is still living, and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs.
He died on 9 Oct. last. Thomas his son and next heir was 18 years of age on 15 Sept. last.
C 138/2, no. 21
29 WILLIAM MAGOT
Writ, melius sciri, when he was indicted of felony at Bridgwater on 29 May 1398 it was not stated of whom and by what services his premises were held 23 May 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 4 Aug.
James Daudeley, by the name of James Daudeley, lord of Red Castle and Heighley, granted to William Magot and Agnes then his wife by charter, dated at Nether Stowey on 8 Nov 1384 and shown to the jurors, the reversion of 2 cottages, 24 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in Cossington, described as all that he had acquired from Edmund Barry, chaplain, in Cossington, and which he formerly gave to Maud de Heyghworth for her life, to hold to them after her death for their lives, rendering a rose at Midsummer to James. Maud attorned to them. She died and they entered and held the premises.
Owing to the felony of William Magot the premises came into the hands of Richard II and are now in the present king’s hands, held of the heir of John Brent, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 3 May 1403. Alice wife of John Hoggekyns is his sister and heir, aged 32 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 22
E 149/101, no. 15
30 ROBERT NEVILL OF HORNBY, KNIGHT
Writ 12 April 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Casterton. 27 May.
He held the manor of Appleby in Lindsey and the advowson of the priory of Thornholme in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value of the manor £20, of the advowson nil except for the lordship and prayers.
He died on 4 April last. Margaret wife of Thomas Beaufort, earl of Dorset, daughter of Thomas Nevill, knight, son of Robert, is his heir, aged 28 years and more.
31
Writ 12 April 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Leeds. 1 May.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Farnley with Kirkby Wharfe, the manor, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the honor of Pontefract, annual value £50.
Potterton, the manor, of the manor of Barwick in Elmet of the same duchy and honor by a rent of 1d., annual value £4 13s.4d.
Gargrave with Cononley, the manor of Lord Clifford of the castle of Skipton in Craven, service unknown, annual value £8.
Cowling in Craven, the manor, of John de Tong, service unknown, annual value 113s.4d.
Hutton Magna, the manor, of the earl of Westmorland of the castle of Richmond, service unknown, annual value £20.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/2, no. 23
E 149/100, no. 14
E 152/448
32 ELIZABETH WIDOW OF PHILIP DE LA VACHE
Writ 11 March 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Woodstock. 14 March.
She held the manors of Hook Norton and Kidlington for life of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee with remainder to John Golafre, Robert James and William Beek and their heirs and assigns; Hook Norton by the grant of Edmund Hampden, and Kidlington by the grant of John Dabrygcourt, knight, John atte Hyde, John Estbury and William Broun, made with royal licence [CPR 1413–6, p.169], annual values, Hook Norton £40, Kidlington 40 marks.
She died on 5 March last, heir unknown.
C 138/2, no. 24
33 JULIANA DE THORESBY
Writ 6 Aug. 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. West Rasen. 28 Aug.
She held the manor of Stainton for life by a fine of Edward III [CP 25/1/140/117, no. 20] between Geoffrey de Thoresby and Juliana then his wife and William de Broklesby and Robert Gossone of Kelby. It is held of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20s.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Searby in dower by the assignment of John, Geoffrey’s son, and the other 2 parts for life by his grant, all with reversion to him. The manor is held of the fee of Aumale, annual values, 3rd part 20s., 2 parts 40s.
She died on 1 May last. John the son of John is Geoffrey’s heir, aged 40 years and more. Agnes wife of John Kneveton is the daughter and heir of Juliana, aged 50 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 25
E 149/101, no. 2
34 ROBERT LORD FERRERS OF CHARTLEY
Writ 21 March 1413.
LONDON. Inquisition. 10 April.
He held 8 cottages in Shoe Lane and Fetter Lane in the ward of Farringdon Without in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage as all London is held, annual value 53s.4d.
He died on 13 March. Edmund his son and heir is aged 27 years and more.
35
Writ 15 March 1413.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Lichfield. 18 March.
He held the manor of Chartley in his demesne as of fee of the earldom of Chester by knight service, annual value £40; and the manor of Hardwick of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 60s.
Date of death and heir, aged 26 years and more as above.
36
Writ 21 March 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 1 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
English Bicknor, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks.
Taynton, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
Boddington, 2 messuages, 1 watermill, 1/2 virgate and 8 a. arable, of Lord le Despenser, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Little Compton, 4 marks rent, of the bishop of Worcester, service unknown.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
37
Writ 21 March 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton. 5 April.
He held the manor and hundred of Norton Ferris in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20; and the manor of Charlton Musgrove of the duke of Clarence of the manor of Queen Camel by knight service, annual value £18 4s.2d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
38
Writ 15 March 1413.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon. 18 March.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief:
Keyston, the manor and advowson, as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £20.
Southoe Winchester, 2 parts of a manor, as 2 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks 3s.4d.
Little Paxton, a manor, of the honor of Huntingdon as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4 marks.
Eynesbury, 2 parts of the manor with the whole advowson, by knight service, annual value 15s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
39
Writ 21 March 1413.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Dorchester. 5 April.
He held the manor of Chinnor in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10, payable by the tenants on the Invention of the Holy Cross and at Michaelmas by equal parts.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
40
BERKSHIRE, Inquisition. Wallingford. 5 April 1413.
He held the manor of Hampstead Norris with appurtenances in Hampstead and Aldworth in his demesne as of fee of the king by knight service, annual value £12 payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas.
He also held a meadow of 12 a. in Crookham of John [recte Thomas?] Mountagu, earl of Salisbury, in his demesne as of fee, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
41
Writ 15 March 1413.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby. 18 March.
He held the manor of Breadsall called ‘Nethirhalle’ in his demesne as of fee of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
42
Writ 15 March 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 18 March.
He held the manor of Bugbrooke jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, to them and his heirs, of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £30.
Date of death and heir, aged 24 years and more, as above.
C 138/1, no. 26
E 149/99, no. 12
E 152/447, 449
E 136/166/11
43 WILLIAM BRANTYNGHAM, KNIGHT
Writ 10 Oct. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Warminster. 13 Oct.
He held the manor of Keynes Court in Purton for life by the grant of John Cressy, deceased, with reversion to himself, of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown, annual value 100s. John son of John Cressy, a minor in the king’s ward, is heir of John being the brother of Thomas son of John, aged 6 years and more.
William Brantyngham died on 15 July last without heirs.
44
Writ 10 Oct 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Everdon. 23 Oct.
He held the manor of Dodford, except for the free tenants living outside the vill, for life, half by the grant of John Cressy to him and the other half by the grant of the same to him and Joan, his late wife, both with the above exception and with reversion to John Cressy and his heirs. It is held of the king of the honor of Leicester by knight service, annual value £40. Christina widow of John Cressy holds a 3rd part in dower.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, precipimus, ordering the return of the inquisition. 6 Feb. 1414.
45
Writ 8 Oct. 1413.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick. 28 Oct.
The jurors know of no holdings except the manor of Oxhill of which he disseised Lewis Cardygan and Alice his wife in the time of Richard II, Alice being the rightful tenant. He held it until he enfeoffed John Brantyngham and his heirs. John held and showed his charter of seisin to the jurors, but Lewis and Alice had ejected him. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 100s.
William Brantyngham had no rights in the manor after the enfeoffment. He died on 15 July last. John his heir is aged 30 years and more.
46
Commission to John Cokayn, knight, Reynold Langham, Peter Pirly, William Castelayn and the sheriff. 26 Sept. 1413 [CFR 1413–22, p.22].
WARWICK. Inquisition. Nuneaton. 26 Oct., before Thomas Maureward, knight, sheriff, Reynold Langham and William Castelayn.
He held the manor of Oxhill for life by the grant of John Cressy with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief as a 10th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s.
He died on 15 July last. John, a minor in the king’s ward, is the son and heir of John Cressy, aged 6 years and more.
47
Writ 28 Nov. 1413.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford. 12 Nov. 1414.
He held nothing in Surrey
Date of death as above, heir unknown.
C 138/2, no. 27
E 149/101, no. 6
E 152/456
48 FRANCIS COURT, KNIGHT
Writ 12 Oct. 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover. 11 Dec.
He held the manors of Tytherley alias East Tytherley and Lockerley to himself and his heirs of the king in chief by knight service by the grant of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, pp.405–6]. They are burdened with annuities of £10 each granted to Thomas Shepey and James Hoget, esquires, for the term of their lives by Henry IV. Beyond them the annual value is £20.
He died on 11 Sept. last. Thomas his son and heir was aged 9 years and more on that day.
C 138/2, no. 28
49 WILLIAM PURLY
Writ 24 May 1413.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Medbourne. 24 Aug.
He held 8s. quitrent in Medbourne in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 3rd part of a 20th part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 24 May 1393. Peter his son and heir is aged 44 years and more. Since his death Thomas Chaworth, knight, has held the rent by the king’s grant.
C 138/2, no. 29
E 149/101, no. 19
50 WILLIAM WYLES OF EGTON
Writ 24 May 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Malton. 26 June.
He held 2 messuages, 4 tofts, 4 bovates and 51 a. arable in Egton and Westonby in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by homage and fealty as a 100th part of a knight’s fee. The land and tenements are in a poor state, annual value 20s.
He died on 15 April last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 30