Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 351-406

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 351-406

351 JOHN MORTYMER, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester. 29 Feb. 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Martley, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service. There are assize rents of £16 payable by equal parts at St. Andrew, Lady Day, Midsummer and Michaelmas, 1 1/2 carucates at 60s., and 12 a. meadow at 20s., total annual value £20.
Great Kyre, 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 10 a. meadow, of Richard Cornewayle, of his manor of Burford service unknown, annual value 16s.
Edvin Loach, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of John Typtot, knight, of the manor of Wychbold in right of Joan his wife, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 28 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
352
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Weobley. 3 Nov. 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Tedstone Wafer, the manor, of the king in chief of the honor of Brecknock by knight service, annual value £4 13s.4d.
Hampton Wafer, the manor, of the king in chief of the same honor by knight service, annual value 40s.
‘Marstonesmulle’, 1 carucate and the mill so-called, of the abbot of Reading of his manor of Leominster, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Collington, 15s. assize rent, of the bishop of Hereford, service unknown.
Bodenham, a parcel of land, of the heir of Thomas Lucy, knight, service unknown, annual value 4s.
Saltmarsh, a parcel of land, of whom held and service unknown, annual value 15s.
He died on 25 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 7 years and more.
C 138/13, no. 40
353 HUGH DE HOLES, KNIGHT
Writ 9 July 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hertford. 8 Aug.
He held the manor of Oxhey in his demesne as of fee of William abbot of St. Albans, service unknown, annual value 20 marks.
He died on 3 July last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
354
Writ 9 July 1415.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 7 Sept.
He held half the manors of Ford and Newport and a 3rd part of that of Edgmond in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief in socage, annual value together £20.
Thomas le Warre, clerk, brother and heir of John le Warre, knight, and John de Overton held the manor of Albrighton and by a fine of 1404 [CP 25/1/195/20, no. 9] shown to the jurors, granted it to Richard Wolmer for life with remainder to Hugh de Holes, Roger Horton, Thomas Thorneburgh, now deceased, and Henry de Byrtheles and the heirs of Hugh. Richard held and still lives. Hugh died seised of the reversion, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20.
Date of death and heir as above.
355
Writ 9 July 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes. 30 July.
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held half the manors of Broughton Gifford and Ashton Giffard and the advowson of Codford St. Peter in their demesne as of fee and granted them to Nicholas de Audeley, knight, Elizabeth his wife, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. They held and he died without heirs by Elizabeth. The right then remained to John Tochet, knight, and Margaret wife of Roger Hilary, knight, as next heirs of Nicholas, John Tochet being the son of John son of Joan, sister and one heir of Nicholas, and Margaret being the other sister of Nicholas. By a fine of 1391 [CP 25/1/289/56, no. 225] between Robert bishop of London, Reynold Grey of Ruthin, knight, John Markham, Hugh de Holes and John Woderove, plaintiffs, and Roger Hilary and Margaret his wife, deforciants, the reversion of half of a half of the manors of Broughton Gifford and Ashton Giffard and half the advowson of Codford St. Peter were granted to the plaintiffs and the heirs of Hugh. John Woderove, John Markham and Robert died and Reynold Grey released his rights to Hugh.
The annual values are: half of a half of Broughton Gifford manor 50s., half of half of Ashton Giffard with the advowson 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
356
Writ 9 July 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 25 July.
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held half the manor of Badgeworth in their demesne as of fee, and Hugh came to hold half of the half as above [no. 355]. It is held of William Burghchier, knight, and Anne his wife, service unknown, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
357
Writ 9 July 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 20 Aug.
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held the manors of West Raddon, George Nympton and Newton Tracey, half the manor of Kilmington, and 12s. rent in East Anstey and West Anstey in their demesne as of fee and by the same process as above [no. 355] Hugh came to hold:
West Raddon, half the manor, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Newton Tracey, half the manor with the advowson, of the heir of John de Welynton, annual values, the manor 4 marks, the church 100s.
George Nympton, half the manor, of Robert Chalons, service unknown, annual value 30s.
Kilmington, a 4th part of the manor, of Edward earl of Devon, annual value 26s.8d. East Anstey and West Anstey, 12s. rent of Robert Cruwys, service unknown.
Date of death and heir as above.
358
Writ 9 July 1415.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Hereford. 31 July.
James Daudeley, lord of Heighley, held the manors of Monnington on Wye and Dilwyn in his demesne as of fee and gave them to Nicholas Audeley and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with reversion to James and his heirs. Nicholas and Elizabeth held them. James married Joan Mortymer and had issue Nicholas, Joan and Margaret. Joan wife of James died. He married secondly Isabel and had issue Margaret. James died. Nicholas died without heirs of his body. The right to the manors then descended to John Tochet, knight, Margaret wife of Roger Hilary and Fulk Fitzwaryn; John Tochet as son of John son of Joan, Margaret as the other daughter, and Fulk as son of Fulk, son of Margaret, daughter of James and Isabel. By the fine of 1391 mentioned above [no. 355] a 3rd part of the manors came to Hugh. The 3rd part of Monnington on Wye manor is held of the earl of Warwick of the honor of Colwyn by knight service, annual value £20, and the 3rd part of Dilwyn manor of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £24.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/13, no. 41
E 149/103, no. 9
359 JOHN PHELIPP, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Oct. 1415
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Alton. 14 Nov.
William Phelipp, knight, Thomas Chaucer, esquire, Thomas Deram, John Throgmarton and John Wode held 100 a. in Portsmouth and Burgate in their demesne as of fee as parcel of the lordship of Grovebury in Bedfordshire, otherwise called the manor or lordship of Leighton Buzzard, and gave it to John Phelipp, knight, Alice his wife and the heirs of their bodies, by royal licence [CPR 1413–6, p.259]. Alice now holds the lordship by rent of a rose at Michaelmas; annual value of the 100 a. 40s.
He died on 2 Oct. last. William his brother is next heir aged 31 years and more.
360
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Leighton Buzzard. 19 Oct.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the lordship of Grovebury, otherwise called the manor or lordship of Leighton Buzzard, with lands and tenements in Studham and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value £160.
Date of death and heir as above.
361
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott. 19 Oct. 1415.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the manors of Stewkley, Northall, Edlesborough, Radnage, Bow Brickhill, Simpson and Caldecott in their demesne as of fee as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by the rent of a rose, annual value £13 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
362
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Compton. 28 Nov.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage, 30 a. arable, and 6 a. meadow in Compton as member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value 16s.
Date of death and heir as above.
363
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Haughley. 26 Oct.
He held the manors of Nedging and Kettlebaston in his demesne as of fee jointly with Alice his wife who survives him. They were formerly held by Henry lord Scrope of Masham, and came into the king’s hands by his forfeiture. The king granted them to John and Alice and the heirs of their bodies by letters patent [CPR 1413–6, p.328]. Nedging is held of the bishop of Ely and Kettlebaston of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, services unknown, annual values, each 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
364
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. West Greenwich. 11 Nov.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage, 80 a. arable and 5 a. meadow in Randall, 1 watermill, 20 a. arable and 4 a. meadow in Biding as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value £8.
Similarly they held the reversion of the manor of West Greenwich which Otto de Worthyng and Mary his wife, who attorned to them, hold for the term of their lives, annual value nil.
Date of death and heir as above.
365
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 16 Oct.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the advowson of Tintagel as member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted it to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. It is held of the king in chief by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
366
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
DORSET. Inquisition, Blandford Forum. 18 Oct.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Blandford Forum and 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Nutford as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
367
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster. 21 Nov.
The king granted the keeping of the manor of Minchinhampton, belonging to the alien abbey of Caen, to Katharine Brounwyche, now wife of Roger Leche, knight, to hold during the war with France paying a yearly rent of £93 6s.8d. Afterwards he granted the rent to Queen Joan, and John Tybbey and Thomas Feryby, clerks, to her use, and they granted the reversion after the death of Katharine to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice his wife. The king also granted them £100 yearly at the exchequer until by the death of the queen and the ending of the rent they should have full possession of the manor [CPR 1413–16, pp.166, 257]. They hold the £100 rent of the king in chief by rent of a rose, the queen and Katharine being still alive.
He died on 9 Oct. [Wed. after St. Faith, recte before, 2 Oct.], heir as above.
368
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford. 21 Oct.
Edmund Hampden, John Golafre and William Beek, deceased, held the castle and manor of Castle Donington, 1 toft and 1 carucate called Meredene, the manors of Peasemore, Penclose and Winterbourn Mayn, 2 carucates in Bussok and Witnams, 20 messuages, 60 a. arable and 16 a. meadow in Thatcham, and the advowson of Peasemore, in their demesne as of fee, and gave them to John Phelipp and Alice his wife to hold in fee tail. The premises in Thatcham are held of the abbot of Reading by a rent of 5s. at Michaelmas, annual value £8; all the rest of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford by knight service, annual value £42.
William Phelipp, knight, John Edmond, esquire, John Throgmarton and John Wode held the manor and advowson of Hatford in their demesne as of fee and granted them to John Phelipp and Alice his wife to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, of Lord Cobham of the manor of Tisbury in Wiltshire, service unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
369
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Tetbury. 18 Oct.
Findings for Minchinhampton as under Middlesex above [no. 367].
William Phelipp and others, as above [no. 359] held the manor of Elmstree as a member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted it to John Phelipp and Alice.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/13, no. 42
E 149/103, no. 2
E 152/458, no. 1
370 JOHN COLVYLE, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Oct. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Topcliffe. 23 April 1415.
He held the manors of Ingleby Arncliffe, Dale, East Heslerton and East Lutton in fee tail under a fine of 1376 [CP 25/1/277/138, no. 38] by which William del Park, Richard de Skolaclyf, John de Grendale, clerk and Walter Notehake granted them to William Colvyle of Ingleby Arncliffe, knight, Joan his wife and the heirs of their bodies. John was their son and heir.
Ingleby Arncliffe is held of Lord Fauconberg, service unknown, annual value £6; Dale of William Malbys of his manor of Scawton, service unknown, annual value £7; the others of John duke of Bedford of the manor of Topcliffe, services unknown, annual value £20.
He also held in his demesne in fee tail the manors of Thimbleby, West Rounton and Kirby Sigston, of the bishop of Durham of the manor of Northallerton by knight service, annual value £6. William de Fulthorp, tenant of the manors, has taken the issues since his death.
He died on 20 Aug. 1405. John son of his son, Robert Colvyle, knight, is his heir, aged 20 on 29 Dec. 1414.
C 138/13, no. 43
371 BEATRICE WIDOW OF THOMAS DE ROOS OF HELMSLEY, KNIGHT
Writ 12 July 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. York Guildhall. 14 Sept.
She held £100 yearly from the fee farm of the city of York, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas by the bailiffs, by the grant of Hugh earl of Stafford and others, to Thomas and Beatrice and the heirs of their bodies, made with royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.236]; service unknown.
She died on 14 April last. John son of William late Lord de Roos is her heir, aged 18 years and more.
372
YORK. Inquisition. 28 Oct. 1415.
She held a rent of £100 payable by the sheriffs of the city as above.
Date of death and heir as above.
373
Writ 18 April 1415.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Market Bosworth. 5 July.
She held half the manors of Barkestone and Plungar of the king in chief by knight service as parcel of the honor of Belvoir, by the grant of William Sherwynde, knight, Robert de Tynton, clerk, William Rempston and William Benyngholme, clerk, to Thomas and herself and their heirs, annual value 100s.
She died on 13 April last. John son of William, son of Thomas and Beatrice, is her heir, aged 17 years and more.
374
Writ 18 April 1415.
LONDON. Inquisition. 24 Oct.
She held 3 shops with gardens in St. Katherine Coleman parish in Aldgate ward in her demesne in fee tail in free burgage as all London is held, annual value 66s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 371].
375
Writ 18 April 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Warsop. 29 June.
She held of the king in chief by knight service:
Orston, the manor with its appurtenances in Scarrington, Car Colston, Screveton and Kneeton, annual value £22 15s.4d.
Warsop and Eakring, the manors and advowsons, annual value £13 3s.10d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 373].
376
Writ, melius sciri, as the above inquisition did not give her estate in the premises. 12 Nov. 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Southwell. 2 March 1416.
Beatrice had no estate in the manor of Warsop because she and Richard de Burleye, knight, her husband, granted it to Richard Lescrop, Simon de Burley, knight, John Deveros, knight, and John de Waltham, formerly archdeacon of Richmond, with other lands, tenements and advowsons, and they regranted them to John de Roos of Helmsley by royal licence [CPR 1385–9, p.127]. John held it and it descended to William his brother.
She had no estate in Eakring because Thomas de Roos long before his death granted the manor and advowson to Robert Morton, esquire, and Joan his wife for the term of their lives. They descended to William de Roos, knight, brother of John, and he on 1 Nov. 1398 granted them by his charter to Richard Shropshire, domesticus, who still lives, and Thomas Gower, Richard de Barton and John de Corby, clerk, deceased, as being all his holdings on that day in the vills of Warsop, Eakring and Sutton upon Trent with the advowsons of Warsop and Eakring, to hold for the term of their lives.
She held the manor of Orston with its appurtenances in Scarrington, Car Colston, Screveton and Kneeton in her demesne as of fee.
377
Writ 18 April 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. Chilham. 10 Oct.
She held for life with reversion to John son of William her son:
Chilham, the castle and manor with the advowson at the 3rd vacancy, of the king in chief by the service of 2 knight’s fees and a rent of 52s. yearly or 20s. every 20 weeks to the castle of Dover for its safeguard, annual value beyond that £41.
Hothfield and Wilderton, the manors with the advowson of Hothfield and that of Old Romney at the 3rd vacancy. Hothfield is held of the archbishop of Canterbury as 1 knight’s fee, the service of being chamberlain at his installation, and suit of court at Canterbury every 3 weeks, annual value £14 13s.4d. Wilderton is held of the abbot of St. Augustine, Canterbury, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 371].
378
Writ 18 April 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow. 11 Oct.
She held the manor called ‘Rosismaner’ in Bradfield Combust in her demesne as of fee of William Rokewode, junior, by a yearly rent of 3s.5d., annual value beyond that 100s.
She died on 13 April last. John her heir was aged 18 years on 2 Oct. last.
379
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Rougham. 21 Oct. 1415.
She held in fee tail by the grant of William de Stayn and others to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies:
Holt and Cley, half the manors with the advowson of Cley, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £13.
Houghton on the Hill, half the manor, of the earl of Suffolk of the honor of Eye, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Watton, the manor, of the same earl by knight service, annual value £10.
Hackford, and Whitwell, the manors with the advowson of Hackford, of John Geney, knight, services unknown, annual values £10 and £12.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 378].
380
Writ 18 April 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham. 23 April.
She held the manor of Preston Bissett and Cowley in her demesne as of fee by the grant of Simon Cadyngton and others to Thomas and herself, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. It is held of William la Zouche by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
She died on 14 April. John is heir as above, aged 18 years and more.
381
Writ 18 April 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Hatfield Broad Oak. 25 May.
She held the manor of Shalford of the heir of John Mounfychet, service unknown, annual value £10.
She died on 30 March (Easter eve) last. John her heir is aged 16 years and more.
382
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Royston. 26 Dec. 1415.
She held the manor of Buckland in dower of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
She died on 30 March (Sat. in Easter week) last. John her heir was aged 17 on the 1st day of Kalends of Oct. last.
383
Writ 12 July 1415.
LINCOLN CITY. Inquisition. 7 Sept.
She held a yearly rent of £100 from the fee farm of the city payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, by the grant of Hugh earl of Stafford and others made with royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.236] to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies.
She died on 14 April last. John her heir is aged 18 years and more.
384
LINCOLN. Inquisition, Lincoln. 18 June 1415.
She held jointly with Thomas her late husband for their lives:
Frieston and ‘Godesfeld’ in Frieston, the manors, of Robert Pedwardyn, knight, of his manor of Burton Pedwardine by knight service, annual values £40 and 100s.
Bulwick. 4 messuages and 10 a., of the earl of Richmond, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Wyberton, 10 a., of John lord Welles, knight, annual value 10s.
Boston, the manor of ‘Roos Hall’ of Robert Pedwardyn, service unknown, annual value 10 marks.
She died on 13 April. John her heir is aged 17 years and more.
385
Writ 18 April 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. [No place given]. 10 Dec.
She held the manor of Braunston Bury in Braunston in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
She held the manor and advowson of Stoke Albany in dower with reversion to John son of William son of Thomas, son of William and Margery, by the grant to William and Margery of Robert Flemmyng and Hugh Flemmyng by a fine of Edward III [CP 25/1/177/76, no. 244; licence CPR 1340–43, p.478]. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £20.
John the heir is aged 18 years and more.
386
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 17 Jan. 1416.
She held the manors of Branston Bury in Braunston and Stoke Albany in fee tail jointly with Thomas, her late husband, by the grant of Henry de Codyngton, parson of Bottesford, Robert de Tynton, parson of Uffington, Nicholas de Stayngreve, parson of Thornton in Craven, and Lawrence Haukbertte. Braunston Bury is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10; Stoke Albany of the same, service unknown, annual value £20.
She died on 14 April last. John her heir is aged 18 years and more.
387
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Eastbourne. 22 Oct. 1415.
She held the manor of Eastbourne of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £60; and that of Eckington of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 386].
388
Writ 18 April 1415.
YORK. Inqusition. Pocklington. 25 June.
She held:
Turnham Hall, the manor, part of the king in chief by knight service, part of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value £20.
Roos, the manor, of the earl of Aumale by knight service, annual value £60.
Seaton Ross, the manor, of the Earl Marshal by knight service, annual value £11 3s.4d.
Storthwaite, the manor, of the same earl by knight service, annual value £20; and ‘Landrekmoyse’, a moor so-called in the same place, of the same by knight service, annual value £10.
A yearly rent of £20 from various lands and tenements in the county held by the prior of Warter.
Thornton in Craven, the manor, of the earl of Northumberland by knight service, annual value £20.
Baildon, the manor, of John Ward, knight, by knight service, annual value 60s.
York, a yearly rent of £120 from the fee farm of the city, of the king in free burgage.
Helmsley, 4 messuages, 15 cottages, 4 burgages and 12 bovates formerly of Robert Flamburgh, of the castle and lordship of Helmsley, service unknown, annual value £4.
Ravensthorpe, the manor, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value £10.
She died on 13 April last. John her son is aged 17 years and more.
389
Writ, melius sciri, as to her estate in the premises listed in the above inquisition. 12 Nov. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition, Pocklington. 9 Dec.
She held the manor of Turnham Hall by the grant of John de Nevill, late lord of Raby, and others, to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies; Roos by the grant of William Chetwyn, knight, and others; Seaton Ross and Storthwaite by the grant of Ralph de Hastinges, knight, and others; the tenements in Helmsley by the grant of William Chetewyn, knight, and William Benyngholme, clerk; and the manor of Thornton in Craven by the grant of Ralph Hastinges, knight, and others.
She held the manor of Ravensthorpe by the grant of Gerard de Braybrooke, senior and junior, and William Chetwynd, knights, by a deed dated 30 Jan. 1394, describing it as the manor of Ravensthorpe with its members in Boltby, Thirlby and Bickhill, to hold for their lives and to the right heirs of Thomas with reversion to the knights and their heirs. Afterwards on 2 Feb. 1404, the elder Braybrooke being dead, the younger with Chetwynd granted the reversion to Richard de Schropshire, John de Corby, master of Bolton Hospital, and William Danby. Beatrice attorned to them by paying 1d. On 24 Aug. 1412, John Corby having died, Schropshire and Danby granted the reversion to John Roos, Thomas Gower, Geoffrey Paynell, Robert Haryngton and William Garthe, esquires, including the reversion of lands, tenements and burgages in Bickhill and elsewhere in the city of York. Beatrice attorned to them, and on 31 Aug. 1412 they conveyed the reversions to Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, John Etton, knight, William Lasyngby, Simon de Leek, John de Fulnetby, Thomas Cliff, clerk, Nicholas Gower, William Heton and William Bereford, and Beatrice attorned to them.
C 138/14, no. 44
E 149/104, no. 1
390 EDWARD DUKE OF YORK
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster. 12 Dec.
Edmund duke of York, father of Edward, held £283 6s.8d. of the 1,000 marks which Edward III granted him, Edmund, then earl of Cambridge, and his heirs male by letters patent [CPR 1374–7, p.367] to be taken at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Joan, Edmund’s widow, holds £94 8s.10 1/2d. in dower as a 3rd part of £283 6s.8d. Edward as heir held the remaining £188 17s.9 1/2d.
On 15 Oct. 1402 Henry IV granted him the manor of Barton Bristol to the value of £83 18s.5d. [CPR 1401–5, p.168]. This was deducted from his £188 17s.9 1/2d. so that he held £104 19s.4 1/2d. and the reversion of £94 8s.10 1/2d. out of the 1,000 marks. It is held of the king in chief by knight service.
He died on 25 Oct. last. Richard son of Richard, brother of Edward, is his heir, aged 3 years and more.
391
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
LONDON. Inquisition. 20 Jan. 1416.
Edmund duke of York held to himself and his heirs male £289 6s.8d. from the ancient custom of wools in the port of London, part of £1,000 granted him by Richard II [CPR 1385–9, p.62]. Of this sum £96 8s.10 1/2d. is held in dower by Joan his widow, so that Edward held £192 17s.9 1/2d. and the reversion of £96 8s.10 1/2d.
Long before his death by a grant enrolled in the hustings he gave to Thomas bishop of Durham, John Pelham and Richard Stury, knights, Roger Flore of Rutland, John Laurence of Dorset and John Russell of Herefordshire an inn called ‘le Oldenne’ with garden and a tenement called ‘Brewhous’ and shops, solars and cellar in the parish of St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf in Castle Baynard ward.
He died on 25 Oct. last. Richard his heir is aged 4 years and more.
392
Writ 4 Dec. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Birmingham. 14 March 1416.
He held the manors of Solihull and Sheldon with the advowson of Solihull and of the free chapel of St. Alphege there with the knight’s fees belonging to them, of the king in chief by knight service after the death on 28 Aug. last of Sybil, widow of Hugh le Despenser, who held them for life. The king granted them to him for life by letters patent of 16 April 1414 with all other possessions of Thomas late lord Despenser, and granted the remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny, knight, and Isabel his wife, sister and heir of Richard son and heir of Thomas, and the heirs male of their bodies, by letters patent of 17 Feb. 1415 [CPR 1413–6, pp.249, 286]. The annual values are, Solihull £20, Sheldon £6 13s.4d., the church when it occurs £20 and the chapel 20s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
393
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Prittlewell. 16 Feb. 1416.
Richard II granted the following, formerly held by Aubrey de Veer, knight, to Edmund duke of York by letters patent dated 3 Feb. 1391, and the grant was confirmed by Henry IV [CPR 1388–92, p.377; 1399–1401, p.135]. They descended to Edward duke of York as his son and heir male:
Rayleigh, the honor, vill, fair, market and park, with the mill, rents, services, tolls and customs, view of frankpledge and other regalities and liberties, annual value of the honor beyond the fee of the steward 60s., the remainder nil. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, with the following parcels of the honor:
Thundersley, the manor and park, annual value of the manor £12, and of the park beyond th cost of the enclosure and the wages of the parker at 3d. daily, £12; Eastwood, the manor, annual value £24; and Rochford, the hundred, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
394
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford. 19 Jan. 1416.
By his charter made with royal licence [CPR 1413–6, pp.349–50] and dated 12 Aug 1415 he granted the manor and advowson of Anstey with other premises in other counties to Henry bishop of Winchester, Thomas bishop of Durham, Walter Hungerford, knight, Roger Flore of Oakham, Peter Mavan, the king’s liege subject of Gascony, John Laurence, John Russell of Hertfordshire, Henry Bracy of Fotheringhay and John Wykes to hold of the king in chief by knight service. All the tenants attorned to them. The annual value of the manor is £14 13s.4d. and no more because Edward duke of York granted the following annuities from it: 40s. to Edmund Cook, £20 to Thomas Gerbrugge, knight, and 5 marks to Richard Baynard of Messing.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
395
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. High Wycombe. 8 Feb. 1416
By letters patent of 12 Nov. 1390 [sic. CPR 1385–9, p.530; 10 Nov. 1388] Richard II granted the manor and advowson of Wendover, with all its appurtenances, knight’s fees, services and advowsons, and view of frankpledge within the precincts of the manor, valued at £84 yearly, to Edmund duke of York and his heirs male in part satisfaction of a grant to him of £1,000 yearly. It descended to Edward and is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 80 marks.
He also held for life jointly with John Stivecle and Thomas Pever, half the manor of Horton with the advowson by turns, which they acquired, he, Edward as earl of Rutland, with John Mulsho and Thomas Appultrewyk, both now deceased, from William Peiteveyn, Joan his wife and Thomas Wibsenade and Katharine his wife to hold to them and the heirs of John Mulsho by a fine of 1397 [CP 25/1/290/58, no. 312]. They are held of Richard Wyndesore in socage and by a rent of 27s.4d., anual value beyond that 100s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
396
Writ 15 [sic] Oct. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket. 4 Feb. 1416.
He held for life by the king’s grant as above [no. 392], with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife, the manor and advowson of Whelnetham of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the manor 108s.4d., the advowson, 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
397
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Grantham. 14 Jan. 1416.
He held the manors of Bonby and Shillingthorpe for life, of the king in chief by knight service, because the reversion of Bonby after the death of Edward Boteler, knight, who held it for life and died on 3 March 1413, and the reversion of Shillingthorpe after the death of Hugh le Despenser, knight, who held it for life and died on 12 Dec. 1399, belonged to Thomas late lord Despenser, and the king granted him all the possessions of Thomas to hold for his life on 16 April 1414 with remainder as above [no. 392]. The annual values are Bonby £13 6s.8d., Shillingthorpe 60s.
He held no more because by his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the castle, vill and manor of Stamford and the vill and soke of Grantham, and all the tenants attorned. The annual values are Stamford £20 and no more because he granted £10 yearly to Roger Flore and 10 marks yearly to William Wolverton from it for the term of their lives, Grantham £20 and no more because Joan widow of Edmund has £11 yearly in dower from it, and Roger Flore an annuity of 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390]
398
Writ, plura, 19 May 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Caistor. 8 July.
He held the manor of Harlaxton called ‘Brewes’ manor of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4 marks. Thomas son of Thomas de Belesby, knight, kinsman and heir of Norman de Swynford, knight, deceased, who held the manor of Richard II by knight service, was next heir, aged 3 years and more.
Whether the duke held it or not when he died, whether it was included in the inquisition after his death, and when he died, is unknown.
399
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle. 29 Nov.
By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 the duke granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manors of Nassington and Yarwell and the castle, manor and vill of Fotheringhay, all held of the king in chief by knight service; annual values, Nassington £20, Yarwell 20 marks, Fotheringhay 40 marks and no more because he granted annuities of 25 marks and 66s.8d. from it to Henry Bracy for life.
He held the manor and advowson of Yelvertoft for life by the king’s grant and with remainder as above [no. 392], anual value of the manor 43s.4d. and of the advowson 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
400
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Cirencester. 2 Dec.
By licence of Henry IV by letters patent [CPR 1408–13, p.406] he granted the manor of Barton Bristol by his charter to Thomas bishop of Durham, John Pelham, knight, Robert Tirwhit, Robert Wyntryngham, clerk, John Bokelond, clerk, Henry Bracy and Thomas Walweyn, deceased, to hold to them and their heirs as of the crown by the customary services. All the tenants have attorned to them. The annual value is £50.
By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manor of Doughton, annual value 40s. and no more because burdened with various annuities.
He held for life of the king in chief by knight service by the king’s grant with remainder as above [no. 392] the manor and vill of Whittington, and the manors and lordships of Aberavon, Welsh Aberavon, Newton Nottage, Dinas Powys, Sully and Peterston, annual values, Whittington £12, Aberavon £18, Welsh Aberavon £23, Newton Nottage £13, Dinas Powys £14, Sully £20 and Peterston £6 13s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
401
Writ 8 Nov. 1415.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Weobley. 5 Dec.
He held the castle, manor and lordship of Ewyas Lacy in the Welsh March for life of the king in chief by knight service, by the king’s grant with remainder as above [no. 392], annual value £40.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
402
Writ 30. Oct. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge. 2 Dec.
He held the lordship of the Isle of Wight with the castle of Carisbrooke and all the lordship pertaining to it by the grant of Richard II to hold for life without rent [CPR 1396–9, p.150], annual value 500 marks. He also held the office of justice and keeper of the New Forest and other forests south of the Trent by letters patent of 1399 [CPR 1399–1401, p.66]. The holdings in the Isle of Wight included the manors and advowsons of Thorley and Wellow, and the forests included Bere Forest.
He also held the manor and advowson of Ashley on the mainland.
He held the manor and advowson of Mapledurwell for life by the king’s grant as above [no. 392] with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife.
[Most of this inquisition is illegible. A few details have been taken from the folio Calendar and the escheator’s account, E 136/241, no. 7].
403
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Swindon, 5 Dec. 1415.
He held the manor of Somerford Keynes in fee tail by the grant of Richard II to his father by letters patent of 12 Nov. 1390 to hold by knight service [see Report on Dignity of a Peer, V, p.145]. On 5 Oct. 1414 without licence he granted the demesne lands and services of the tenants to John Brugge of Highworth and Margaret his wife to hold for the term of their lives and 1 year more rendering £12 15s. yearly by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. They have held since, and the king pardoned his grant by letters patent of 7 Oct. 1415 [not found]. Therefore he held the reversion, annual values, the demesne £18, the remainder £20 6s.8d.
By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manors of Vastern, Wootton Bassett, Tockenham, Chelworth, Winterbourne Bassett, Compton Bassett and Sevenhampton, the advowson of Tockenham, the borough of Wootton Bassett and the hundreds of Highworth and Cricklade. The annual value of the 7 manors is £428 13s.10d., but reduced to £310 by annuities amounting to £118 13s.10d. granted to John Russell, Peter Mavan, 20 marks, Robert Massinger, Master John Holand, John Helenton 20 marks, John Bryan 45s., Thomas Beau … £16 20d., Ralph Hull, John Golafre, and Simon Rustelay.
By the king’s grant he held for life of the king in chief and by knight service, with remainder as above [no. 392] the manors and lordships of Sherston Magna, Broad Town and Winterslow, annual value together £44 13s.4d., and the advowsons of Sherston Magna and Winterslow, annual value together £16 13s.4d.
[A large part of this inquisition is illegible, some details from the escheator’s account, as above].
404
Writ 13 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge. 23 Dec.
Edward III granted to Edmund father of Edward a yearly rent of £20 from the issues of the county payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas [CChR 1341–1417, p.174] when he was created earl of Cambridge. This was confirmed by Henry IV, and 10 marks from it was assigned to John widow of Edmund in dower. The remaining 20 marks and the reversion of 10 marks descended to Edward.
He also held to himself and his heirs male 40s. rent from lands and tenements in Bourn, parcel of the manor of Anstey in Hertfordshire, held as above [no. 394], of the king in chief, service unknown.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
405
YORK. Inquisition. Doncaster. 21 Dec. 1415.
He held the manor, vill and lordship of Sowerby in tail male of the king in chief by knight service by the grant of Edward III to Edmund his father [Report on Dignity of a Peer, V, p.54], annual value £53 6s.8d. Similarly he held £400 yearly from the custom of wools in the port of Kingston upon Hull and £100 from the issues of the county, part of £1,000 yearly granted by Richard II to his father when he was created duke of York [CPR 1385–9, p.62]. Joan widow of Edmund his father was assigned 200 marks and 50 marks from these sums in dower, and Edward held the reversion of them.
By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the castle and manor of Conisbrough, the manors of Braithwell, Clifton, Hatfield, Fishlake and Thorne, and the tenants have attorned to them. Hatfield is burdened with life annuities of £10 to John Horne, £6 13s.4d. to Philip Beauchamp, and 26s.8d. to Thomas Baker; and Conisbrough with 26s.8d. to William Cannyng …
Date of death as above.
[Part of this inquisition is illegible].
406
YORK. Inquisition. York castle. 13 Aug. 1416.
He held more than was found in the last inquisition: for life by the king’s grant of 16 April 1414 with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife, as above [no. 392], he held the manor of Hotham extending in Hotham, Bursea, North Cave, Everthorpe and Drewton with the advowson of Hotham. The reversion of the manor and advowson was held by Sybil widow of Hugh le Despenser, knight, who died on 28 Aug. last.
C 138/14, no. 45
E 136/241, no. 7
E 149/104, no. 6
E 152/460