Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 51-98

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 51-98

51 JOHN GATE OF BATTERSEA
Writ 30 May 1413.
SURREY. Inquisition. Lambeth, 1 June.
He held 1 messuage and 6 a. in Battersea of Richard II by knight service, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 25 March 1387. Agnes atte Gate, wife of Richard Freman and daughter of John son of Richard his brother, is his next heir, aged 21 years and more.
Margaret Kent held half the land and 2 parts of the messuage from his death until 29 Sept. 1409. Joan atte Gate held the rest until 25 March 1410. John Iter, a gascon, and Agnes his wife, daughter of Margaret Kent, have held from these dates until the present time, title unknown.
52
Writ, plenius certiorari, his estate in the premises not being given in the above. 9 Nov. 1413.
SURREY. Inquisition. Lambeth. 20 Nov.
He held these premises in his demesne as of fee.
C 138/2, no. 31
53 AGNES WIDOW OF THOMAS DE TREWYKE
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 1 Feb. 1414.
She held in dower from Thomas her late husband:
Cramlington, 2 husbandlands and 2 a. and in Whitlow 20 a. arable waste of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 8s.
Hartley, 6 a. of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 13d.
South Middleton, 16 a., annual value 2s.6d., and in Bolam 5 a. all of the barony of Bolam by knight service, annual value 2s.3d.
Eleanor and Joan are her daughters and next heirs, aged 35 and 30 years and more.
John de Tyndale, John de Dalton, and John de Eglyngham, chaplain, granted her the manor of Trewick for life by their charter dated 1 Feb. 1412 and shown to the jurors, and gave seisin, with remainder to Eleanor her daughter, wife of John Hoggyson, and the heirs of their bodies. Agnes died holding it of the lord of Harnham by a rent of one unmewed sparrowhawk, annual value 53s.4d.
She died on 5 March last.
54
Writ, melius sciri, as it was not stated in the above how she inherited and who was the heir. 14 Feb. 1414.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Corbridge. 26 Feb.
She held the premises in Cramlington, Whitlow, Hartley, South Middleton and Bolam in dower of the inheritance of Eleanor wife of John Hoggisson of Trewick and Joan wife of John de Wotton, daughters and next heirs of Thomas, her late husband, ages as above.
55
Writ, plenius certiorari, as it was found by inquisition [no. 52] that John de Tyndale, John de Dalton and John de Eglyngham, chaplain, gave the manor of Trewick to Agnes de Trewyke for life with remainder to Eleanor wife of John Hoggeson; and as it is claimed by Eleanor in Chancery that the same three granted the manor of Trewick with rents and services there and in Bolam, and with the mill of Trewick and all their suit of multure there, by charter to Agnes wife of William de Holgrafe with remainder to Eleanor wife of John Hogeson of Trewick; to inquire whether these persons and premises are the same. 10 March 1414.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 24 March.
Agnes de Trewyke and Agnes wife of William Holgrafe are one and the same person. Eleanor wife of John Hogeson daughter of Agnes and Eleanor wife of John Hogeson of Trewick named in the charter are also one and the same. All the premises named in the charter comprise the manor of Trewick.
C 138/2, no. 32
E 149/101, no. 7
56 RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, KNIGHT
Writ, plura, 23 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough. 5 Oct.
He held more than was returned in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVII, no. 779], namely in his demesne as of fee:
Raunds, 3s. rent of the earl of Stafford by knight service.
Wylwen Cotes, 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 3 a. arable and a watermill as an 8th part of a knight’s fee; 2 other messuages and 1 1/2 virgates; 1 cottage, 1 virgate, 2 tofts and 9 a. arable; and 3s.5d. rent, all of the same earl by knight service, annual value 40s. John Walton, formerly escheator, and Robert Chisell have held and taken the profits since Richard’s death.
Mill Cotes, the manor, of Thomas duke of Surrey and earl of Kent of his manor of Bourne, which manor is now held by the duke’s widow as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks. The duke of Surrey occupied and took the profits of this manor from Richard’s death until 27 Sept. 1399. From that date John de Steuecle held it and took the profits by the grant of William Gascoigne to whom the duke had given the wardship during the minority of Richard’s heir.
Ringstead, 1 cottage, 1 toft. 1 croft, 3 virgates and 3s.10d. rent and 5 1/2 virgates, all of the king of the manor of Raunds of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 4 marks. John late duke of Lancaster and his executors held, and took the profits from these premises.
Richard his son and heir is aged 22 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.5,6
57 JOAN WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, KNIGHT
Writ 24 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough. 5 Oct.
She held the manor of Denford in dower by the assignment of Richard son and heir of Richard Chamberlain, knight, with reversion to him, of William Bowser, knight, and Anne his wife, by knight service of the fee called Gloucester fee, annual value 40s. Since her death William and Anne and Robert Chisell have occupied the manor and taken the profits, title unknown.
She died on 20 Sept. 1409. Richard the son and heir of Richard, son of Richard, knight, is the next heir of Joan and Richard the son, aged 22 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.1,2
58 MARGARET WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN [AND OF PHILIP SEYNTCLERE]
Writ, plenius certiorari, a previous inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 384] having found that she held a croft called ‘le Spyneyerd’ in Mill Cotes alias ‘Chaumberlaincotes’ and a 3rd part of a mansion called ‘Chaumberlainsplace’ and of a garden and close called ‘le Chapelberd’ in dower of Richard, of the earl of Kent, service unknown and inheritance unstated. 24 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough. 5 Oct.
She held the premises in dower of the inheritance of Richard, son and heir of Richard, by the assignment of John de Steuecle to whom Thomas late duke of Surrey and earl of Kent granted the custody of them and other holdings, in his hands owing to the death of Richard the father and the minority of the son. They are held as a 40th part of a knight’s fee of the manor of Bourne which is now in the hands of the earl’s widow.
Richard the son is next heir aged 22 years and more.
59
Writ, melius sciri, previous inquisitions [CIPM XIX, nos.382–3] found that she held jointly with Richard the manors of Stanbridge and Tilsworth in Bedfordshire, and the manors and advowsons of Ekeney and Petsoe in Buckinghamshire, but how she came to hold them was not stated. 24 July 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott. 26 Sept.
She held the manors and advowsons of Ekeney and Petsoe jointly with Richard by the grant of Thomas Marcaunt, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
60
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 25 Sept. 1413.
She held the manors of Stanbridge and Tilsworth jointly with Richard by the grant of Thomas Mercaunt, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
61
Writ, plura, 24 July 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott. 26 Sept.
She held no more than was stated in the earlier inquisition.
62
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 25 Sept. 1413.
She held no more than was stated in the earlier inquisition.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.3,4,7–12
E 149/101, no. 4
63 MARGARET WIFE OF WILLIAM BONEVILLE, KNIGHT
Writ 14 Feb. 1414.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 14 March.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Woodbury, the manor, in chief of Richard II by knight service, annual value £20.
Lympstone, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Devon, service unknown, annual value £12.
Churchstanton, the manor, of Otto Champernon by knight service, annual value £20.
She died on 25 May 1399. William Bonevylle son of John, her son, is next heir aged 21 years and more.
William, her husband, held the manors by the courtesy of England from her death until his own death on 14 Feb. 1408. Edward duke of York has held them since then by the grant of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, p.437].
64
Writ 14 Feb. 1414.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater, [no date].
She held the manor of Limington in her demesne as of fee of Lord Beauchamp, service unknown, annual value £10.
Date of death, heir, aged 21 years and 18 weeks, and tenure since her death as above.
C 138/3, no. 34
65 JOHN HOTHOME, KNIGHT
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
WESTMORLAND. Inquisition. Kendal. 22 Feb.
He held half the manor of Staveley with lands, rents and services in the hamlets of Sad Gill, Reston, Hugill, Grasmere, Skelsmergh and Langdales in his demesne as of fee of the king as a half of a 3rd part of a 3rd part of a half of 3 parts of a 4th part of half a barony, annual values, the half manor 40s., the rents etc. 10 marks.
He died on 18 Jan. last. John his son and heir is aged 28 years and more.
66
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Market Weighton. 14 Feb.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Scorbrough, the manor, of John the king’s brother of the manor of Topcliffe by knight service, annual value 40s.
Lund, a free farm of 42s.7 1/2d. from the manor, 2 a. and a half of a 3rd part of 2 bovates, annual value 40d., both also of the king’s brother.
Thorpe and Lockington, lands and tenements, of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight service, annual value 50s.
Hutton Cranswick, Seaton and Birdsall, lands and tenements, of the same Peter by knight service, annual value 40s.
Marton, the manor, of Master John Prophete, clerk, prebendary of Bugthorpe by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 4 marks.
Kirk Ella, lands and tenements, of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by knight service, annual value 30s.
Beverley, lands and tenements, of the archbishop of York by a rent of 15d., annual value 40d.
Holme upon Spaldingmoor, a waste place, of the heir of Marmaduke Constabill by knight service, annual value 4d.
Lockington, lands and tenements, of Robert Manfeld, provost of Beverley, by knight service, annual value 3s.
Easthorpe, a rent of 12d. from 3 bovates, of John the king’s brother by knight service of the manor of Topcliffe.
Whixley and Garrowby, half a knight’s fee, now held by Edmund Kilnewyk, knight, and Thomas Bank, of the king in chief as a 15th part of half of 3 parts of a 4th part of a barony, formerly of Peter Bruys III, annual value 50s. when it occurs.
Lowthorp, advowson of the collegiate church, 40s.
Beverley, advowson of the chantry in the chapel of St. Giles, and of the chantry of St. Nicholas, annual values 20s. and 30s.
Date of death and heir as above.
67
Writs, to the escheator, 23 Jan. 1414, and to the chancellor of the county palatine of Lancaster, 28 Jan. 1414.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition. Lancaster. 21 March.
He held of the king in chief: the advowson of Warton, extending at 20 marks jointly with Robert Pedwardyne, knight, John presenting at the next vacancy, and Robert at the following; a 4th part of the advowson of the abbey of Cockersand, the temporalities extending at £20; and the homage and services of the heirs of William de Stodagh for a tenement there; a rent of 3s.4d. for the homage and services of Richard Cayrons, for various tenements in Asthwaite and elsewhere; a rent of 4s.4d. for the homage and services of the heirs of Byghtwayte who hold various tenements; and a rent of 20d. for 1 a. called ‘Salteracre’ held by William son of Thomas, annual value 8d.
All this acre, lands, tenements, rents, homages and advowsons are appurtenances of half the manor of Staveley in Westmorland, which half was a 6th part of a 4th part of the manor of Kendal, assigned to him as his part of the manor and held as a half of a 3rd part of a 3rd part of half of 3 parts of a 4th part of half a barony.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/3, no. 35
E 149/100, no. 5
68 EMMA WIFE OF JOHN COLSHULL
Writ 22 Oct. 1413.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 20 Nov.
She held the manor and advowson of Manelly and 5 messuages and 100 a. in St. Ewe in her demesne in fee tail of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee by the grant of William Hywyssh her brother to her and the heirs of her body with remainder to her right heirs, annual values, the manor £10, messuages and land, £4 5s., the church £20.
She died on 14 Oct. last. John Colshull is her son and heir, aged 22 years and more. The premises have been taken into the king’s hands in virtue of the writ.
C 138/3, no. 36
E 149/100, no. 6
69 AUBREY FITZSYMOND, KNIGHT
Writ 24 Sept. 1413.
LONDON. Inquisition. 27 Oct.
John FitzSymond, knight, held in his demesne as of fee a large tenement with garden called ‘Legetesume’ with 4 adjacent shops in the parish of St. Mary de Fenchurch in Langbourne ward, annual value 8 marks; another tenement called ‘le Angell on the Hope’ in the same parish and ward, annual value 23s.4d.; another tenement called ‘Bussheshume’ with adjacent garden in the same, annual value 26s.8d.; 4 shops with solars with an alley (sic, aleya) called ‘le Scot on the Hope’ in the same, annual value £4; 4 shops with solars with a large door and entry in the same parish and in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East in Tower ward, annual value 26s.8d.; 5 shops with solars and a tavern called ‘le Soune on the Hope’ in the parish of All Hallows, Barking, in Tower ward, annual value £3 13s.4d.; and a tenement called ‘Brokenfelde’ in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen in Milk Street in Bread Street ward, annual value £7.
John FitzSymond firstly married Alice. She died and he married Joan and had a son, the Aubrey named in the writ, and a daughter Elizabeth.
John died. Aubrey entered all the premises, which are held of the king in free burgage, on 2 Feb. 1399. He held them so long as he lived.
Elizabeth his sister then held until she died on 3 Oct. 1400, when Richard entered as son of Edward brother of John father of Aubrey and Elizabeth. He held the premises until 16 Oct. following. Then Thomas Welyngton took and occupied all except the tenement called ‘Legeteshume’ and the 4 shops, and held them until the following 24 Nov. when he died. Then John Welyngton took them as the son of Philippa, daughter of John FitzSymond, and he still holds except for the tenement and 4 shops. Richard, Edward’s son, held that large tenement from the death of Elizabeth until 22 Aug. 1400 when he died. John Welyngton then entered as heir, being the son of Philippa, daughter of John brother of Edward, father of Richard and aged 13 years and more.
Aubrey’s heir is unknown.
C 138/3, no. 37, mm.1,2
70 RICHARD SON OF EDWARD FITZSYMOND
Writ 16 Oct. 1413.
LONDON. Inquisition, with the same jurors as the last. 27 Oct.
He held a large tenement with garden called ‘Legetesume’ with 4 shops in the parish of St. Mary de Fenchurch in Langbourn ward in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage, annual value 8 marks.
Richard died without heirs on 2 Aug. last. John Welyngton is his next heir, being the son of Philippa, son of John, brother of Edward father of Richard, aged 13 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 37, mm.3,4
71 ROBERT SEYMOUR
Writ 12 Oct. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 19 Oct.
He once held the manor and advowson of Shepton Beauchamp, and by charter dated at Shepton on 20 Sept. 1408 and shown to the jurors granted them to William Poulet and Nicholas Yonge, clerk, and their heirs and assigns. They held in their demesne in fee simple. Then by charter dated at Shepton on 3 Jan. 1409 and shown to the jurors granted them back to him, Alice his wife and the heirs of his body. Thus they held jointly of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, whether by royal licence or not is unknown, annual value 40 marks.
He died on 5 Oct. last. John his son and heir was aged 4 years on 5 June last.
C 138/3, no. 38
E 149/101, no. 12
72 AGNES WIDOW OF WILLIAM DE LA BARRE
Writ, melius sciri, reciting the former inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 943] asks whether there are any surviving heirs of Agnes. 23 April 1413.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Hereford. 20 May.
She held 1 messuage, 45 a. arable, 2 a. meadow and 40s. rent in Lower Bullingham and Clehonger by the grant of Richard de la Barre, clerk, John le Rede, chaplain, and Roger de la Halle to her and the heirs of the bodies of William and herself with remainder to Thomas de la Barre and his heirs and assigns.
She also held the manor of Hillhampton with a meadow called ‘Northmede’ by the grant of Philip Kylfodus, rector of Llanwarne, and Philip Davynston, vicar of Holme Lacy, to her and her heirs by William, by charter shown to the jurors, and with remainder as above.
By his testament William left certain tenements in Saddler Street in the city of Hereford to Agnes for life and then to the heirs of their bodies with remainder to Thomas.
William and Agnes died without heirs of their bodies and all the premises should remain to Thomas de la Barre, knight, son and heir of Thomas.
C 138/3, no. 39
73 HUMPHREY STAFFORD, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 20 Nov.
He held a 3rd part of the manor of Calliland in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by fealty, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on the night of 31 Oct. last. Humphrey, knight, his son and heir is aged 34 years and more.
74
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey. 17 Nov.
He held 1 messuage, 1 curtilage, 1 garden, 8 tofts, 1 carucate, 9 a. meadow and 20 a. pasture in Keevil in his demesne as of fee of the earl of Arundel, service unknown, annual value 20s.
He also held the manor of Southwick with the advowson of the chapel of St. John the Baptist there, of the abbess of Romsey in socage, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
75
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 13 Nov.
He held the manors of Clutton and Farmborough by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice his late wife who held in her demesne as of fee; Clutton of the heirs of the earl of Hereford by knight service, annual value £10; and Farmborough of the king of the manor of Trowbridge of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
76
DORSET. Inquisition. Bridport. 14 Nov. 1413.
He held nothing in Dorset.
Date of death and heir as above.
77
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Haywood. 14 Nov.
He held nothing in Staffordshire.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/3, no. 41, mm.1–7,11–12
E 149/100, no. 7
E 152/451, no. 3
78 ELIZABETH WIFE OF HUMPHREY STAFFORD, KNIGHT
Writ 24 Oct. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 13 Nov.
She held nothing in Somerset.
She died on the night of 15 Oct. last. Elizabeth daughter of Humphrey Stafford, knight, is her daughter and heir, aged 33 years and more.
79
DORSET. Inquisition. Bridport. 15 Nov. 1413.
John de Haddon, John de Shepton, vicar of Poorstock, and Robert parson of Crowell formerly held in their demesne as of fee the manor of Hooke, 10 messuages, 1 carucate, 20 a. meadow, 40 a. pasture and 20 a. wood in Stapleford, 9 messuages, 1 carucate, 12 a. meadow and 60 a. pasture in Higher Kingcombe, and 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Yard. By their charter dated 18 Oct. 1368 and shown to the jurors they granted these premises to John Mautravers and Elizabeth then his wife and his heirs. John died and she held them until she married Humphrey, whereupon they held them until by deed dated at Hooke on 20 Dec. 1399 they granted the manor of Hooke to John Perlee, William Ekerdon, parson of Longbredy, and Robert Grey, to them and their heirs and assigns. On the same day they granted the other premises to the same feoffees, who held them during her life.
The manor of Hooke is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10; the premises in Stapleford of Thomas Beauchamp by fealty and a rent of 4d., annual value 26s.8d; and the remainder of the heirs of Guy Bryan, service unknown, annual value 15s.
Elizageth wife of Humphrey Stafford, knight, son and heir of Humphrey, knight, is the daughter and heir of Elizabeth and of John Mautravers, aged 33 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 41, mm.8–10
E 149/101, no. 16
80 NICHOLAS HELE
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
DORSET. Inquisition. Chardstock. 8 Feb.
He held 3 a. in Stratford in the manor of Chardstock jointly with Florence his wife, who survives, by the grant of John Mouthecomb and John Russell, chaplain, by charter dated at Brinscombe on 7 July 1410 and shown to the jurors, to them, her by the name of Florence Broun, and the heirs of their bodies with successive remainders to John eldest son of Adam Cockisden and the heirs of his body and the heirs and assigns of Nicholas. They are held of Adam de Cockisden of the manor of Coaxden, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
He died on 20 Sept. last. Alice widow of William Fraunceys is his daughter and next heir aged 50 years and more.
81
Writ 14 Nov. 1413.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 18 Jan. 1414.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Hele, the manor, of which 2 ferlings, of the king of the manor of Bradninch, parcel of the duchy of Cornwall, by a rent of 1 pair of gilt spurs or 6d., annual value 20s.; the remainder of the manor of John Chuseldone of his manor of Holcombe Rogus, service unknown, annual value £4.
Membury, 2 parts of the manor, of the king of the manor of Bradninch as 2 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s.
Brinscombe, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, jointly with Florence his wife, by the grant of John Mouthcombe and John Russell, chaplain, as above, described as all their lands and tenements in Brinscombe and ‘Castelorchard’ in East Membury. They are held of Alice widow of William Fraunceys of the manor of Membury by a rent of 6s.8d., annual value beyond that 26s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/4, no. 43
82 MARGERY DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF WILLIAM HUGGEFORD
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Stow cum Quy. 11 Nov.
She held 80 a. and a house called ‘le Fysshehous’ with an adjacent croft in Stow cum Quy of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 7 marks.
She died on 3 Oct. last. Alice wife of Thomas Lucy, knight, is her next heir being the sister of William her father, aged 26 years and more.
83
Writ, melius sciri, her estate, the service and whether the premises were in the hands of Henry IV not being stated in the above. 14 Nov. 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Stow cum Quy. 18 Nov.
By the death of William Huggeford and owing to the minority of Margery the 80 a., ‘le Fysshehous’ and the croft came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the hands of the present king. She held them in her demesne as of fee to herself and her heirs of the king in chief as a 12th part of a knight’s fee.
84
Writ 23 Oct. 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 11 Nov.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Wilden, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief of the honor of Peverel by knight service, annual value £16 13s.4d.
Carlton, 1 toft, 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 20 a. wood called Pavenhams, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 66s.8d.
Wootton Hoo in Wootton, 2 parts of the manor, of the heirs of Robert Todenham as part of the barony of Bedford, service unknown, annual value nil because John Trailly, knight, formerly lord of the manor, granted John Herteshorn, who still lives, and Alice his wife, now deceased, an annuity of £6 from it for their lives by his charter dated at Northill on 30 Sept. 1392.
Ravensden, 2 parts of the manor, formerly ‘Trailles’, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. and no more because Reynold Trailly granted John Herteshorn, esquire, 5 marks yearly for life from it by his charter dated at Northill on 7 Aug. 1401.
Date of death and heir as above.
The premises came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands.
85
Writ 6 Oct. 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shifnal. 19 Oct.
Owing to her minority the following came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands:
Little Stockton, manor, held of the king in chief by a rent of 4s. payable to the sheriff by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 60s.
Middleton Higford, the manor, of Thomas earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value £20.
She also held the reversion of 20 marks rent in the manors of Higford and Apley and in the vills of Norton and Stockton which Philippa widow of William Huggeford holds for life by the grant of Thomas Wrotteslegh, William de Wyken, Roger Garet and William de Newton, clerks; and the reversion of a 3rd part of the manors of Higford and Apley and of lands and tenements in Norton and Stockton which are part of the manor of Apley and which Philippa holds for life in dower of William her late husband, annual value of the 3rd parts 20 marks.
The remainder of these manors and of the lands and tenements came into the king’s hands owing to the death of William and the minority of Margery. All are held of Thomas earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value of the remainder 20 marks.
She died on 2 Oct. last, heir as above.
86
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Bridgnorth. 14 Nov.
The following which she held in her demesne as of fee came into the king’s hands owing to the death of her father and her minority:
Little Stockton, the manor, of the king in chief by a rent of 4s., annual value 5 marks.
Middleton Higford, the manor, of the earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value £20.
Apley, the manor with the advowson of Little Stockton, of the same earl, service unknown, annual value £20.
Astley Abbots, 1 messuage, of the abbot of Shrewsbury, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Bridgnorth, 2 cottages, of the king in free burgage, as all the borough is held, annual value 8d.
She died on 3 Oct. last, heir as above.
C 138/4, no. 44
E 149/100, no. 4
87 HENRY DE BEAUMONT, KNIGHT
Writ 22 June 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Alton. 16 Oct.
He held 1 messuage and other lands and tenements in Alton called ‘Trenchauntisplace’ to himself and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 12 marks.
He died on 15 June last. John his son and heir is aged 4 years and more.
88
Writ 22 June 1413.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster. 13 Oct.
He held 18 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Westminster of the abbot of Westminster by fealty and a rent of 16s.; and 4 a. arable in St. Marylebone of the earl of Arundel by fealty and a rent of 2s.; annual values of all the arable 8s.4d., the meadow 5s.
Date of death and heir, aged 4 years on 15 Aug. last, as above.
89
Writ 22 June 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. 2 Oct.
He held 2 messuages in the city in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage by a rent of 2d., annual value normally 13s.4d., but now nil because by his deed dated 15 Dec. 1412 he granted 100s. yearly from it to Thomas Middelton for life.
Date of death and heir, aged 4 years on 16 Aug. last, as above.
90
Writ 22 June 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln castle. 29 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amounts unknown:
Folkingham, the castle and manor which are one and the same, not divided, annual value 45 marks and no more because by a deed dated at Folkingham on 5 April 1412 he gave Hugh Cok, trumpeter, an annuity of 40s. and 2 messuages and 2 bovates there to hold for the term of his life, extending at 26s.8d. yearly.
Heckington, the manor, annual value 40 marks.
Barton upon Humber, 2 parts of the manor with 2 parts of the passage of the Humber called Barton Ferry. Annual value £48 and no more because he granted an annuity of 40s. from it to Nicholas Duke, minstrel, for life by deed dated at Grimsthorpe on 14 Dec. 1412.
Thoresway, the manor, annual value £8.
Stewton, the manor, annual value £13 6s.8d. but now nil because he granted an annuity of 40 marks from it to Katharine widow of John de Bello Monte, Thomas Enderby and Thomas Holme and their heirs and assigns by deed dated at Beaumanor on 12 April 1409.
Date of death and heir, aged 3 years on 16 Aug. last, as above.
91
Writ 22 June 1413.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester. 1 Aug.
He held the manor of Loughborough with its members of Beaumanor, Arnesby, Markfield and others in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service. The annual value excluding Beaumanor is £62 17s.8d. and no more because he granted life annuities from it of £4 11s. to Giles Jurdan and 40s. to Isabel Pegge; and 4 messuages in Loughborough are empty and in the lord’s hands for lack of repairs and tenants who used to render £4 and now nil; the site of the manor used to yield 100s. but now 40s.; the watermills at Beaumanor and Quorndon are unlet and in need of repair, should yield £4 but now nil; the capital messuage in Arnesby with land, meadow and demesne pasture should yield 12 marks but now 5 marks. These are all part of the manor of Loughborough, as is Beaumanor, of which the annual value is 10 marks.
He also held the manor of Whitwick in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as parcel of the honor of Winchester, service unknown. The annual value is £43 6s.8d. and no more because 4 messuages in Whittington are in the hands of the lord for lack of repairs and tenants and should yield 106s.8d. but now nil, 2 messuages in Newton similarly 40s. but now nil, and 2 messuages in Botcheston similarly 40s. but now nil.
He held 2 parts of the manor of Shepshed of the honor of Winchester, service unknown, annual value £11 6s.8d. From it Katharine widow of John de Bello Monte and Thomas Holme have an annuity of £13 6s.8d. to themselves and their heirs; William Wylde an annuity of £6 13s.4d. and Nicholas Saxton 100s., both for the term of their lives.
Date of death and heir, aged 3 years on 15 Aug. last, as above.
92
Writ, for fees, 1 Aug. 1413.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coventry. 14 Aug.
He held the following fees in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, extending at the rate of £5 each fee:
Little Packington, 1/4 fee formerly held by Henry Murdak.
Napton on the Hill and Weston, 2 fees once held by Robert de Napton.
Weston, Bulkington, Bramcote and Ryton, 24 carucates, Marston Jabbett and Quinton, 4 carucates, and Claybrooke, Clifton upon Dunsmore, Wibtoft and Brownsover, 5 carucates, held of him by William la Zouch of Harringworth as 7 fees.
93
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester. 12 Aug. 1413.
He held the following fees and advowsons, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief all extending as above:
Hemington, 1 fee formerly held by John de Crophille and Henry de Langton.
Hathern, 1/4 fee held by John Nauncell.
Hoton and Swinford, 1/2 fee formerly held by Stephen Mallore.
Gaulby and Frisby, 1 fee formerly held by John Burdet.
Whetstone, 1/40 fee formerly held by Martin de Bayl and 1/9 fee formerly held by Saer de Trumpyngton.
Wigston Magna, 1/40 fee formerly held by Martin de Bayl.
Whetstone, 1/40 fee formerly held by Robert de Orewell.
Burton Overy, 1/4 fee formerly held by Nicholas Noveray.
Laughton, 1 fee held by the earl of Oxford.
Wigston Magna, 1 fee held by the same earl.
Market Bosworth, Carlton, Coton, Aylestone and Glen Parva, 2 fees held by Thomas Harecourt.
Long Whatton, 1/2 fee formerly held by Ralph Basset of Drayton Bassett.
Whetstone and Mountsorrel, 1 1/2 fees formerly held by John de Segrave.
Ashby de la Zouch, 2 fees formerly held by Hugh la Zouche.
Loughborough, the advowson extending at 20 marks.
Cossington, the advowson, 10 marks.
Walton on the Wolds, the advowson, 100s.
Ravenstone, the advowson, 100s.
94
Writ, for fees, 1 Aug. 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Wragby. 11 Oct.
He held the following fees and advowsons, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, extending as above:
Heckington, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Simon Creuker, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Margaret Pateshull, and by William Boston and Robert, chaplain of the chantry, 1/12 fee held by the heirs of Henry Hasty and William de Howell, and 1/20 fee held by the heirs of the same Henry and of Margaret Pateshull.
Howell, 1/12 fee held by the heirs of the same Henry and of Henry Pygot.
Aswardby, 1 fee held by the heirs of the earl of Angus.
Croft, Friskney, Burgh in the Marsh and Winthorpe, 1 fee held by the heirs of the earl of Angus and by the prior of Bullington.
Asgarby, 1/6 fee held by the heirs of the same earl.
Baumber and West Ashby, 1/4 fee held by the heirs of the same earl and of Fulk de Lysoures.
Helpringham, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of the same earl and by the prior of Sixhills.
Haydor, 1/2 fee held by William Disnay.
Scredington, 1 fee held by the same William and the prior of Sempringham, and 1/28 fee held by the same William.
Boothby Pagnell, 5 carucates held by Henry, prince of Wales, each extending at 14s.3 1/2d. and 7 carucates making 1 fee.
Wilsthorpe [and Obthorpe], 1/5 fee held by the lady of Swinithwaite, and another 1/5 held by the same.
Steeping and Gunby, 1/2 fee held by William de Wylughby.
Willoughby by Alford, 1 fee held by the same William.
Winceby, 3/4 fee held by the same William, John de Thymelby and the abbot of Bardney.
Welton le Marsh, 1/7 fee held by the heirs of Simon Pelet, extending at 14s.7 1/2d.
Partney, 1/3 fee held by William de Thorp and the heirs of Walter Cauncevill.
Ulceby, 1/10 fee held by Ralph Cromwell.
Ingoldmells, 1/6 fee held by the heirs of Robert Cheyles.
Burgh in the Marsh, 1/4 fee held by John de Well, and 1/4 fee held by the heirs of Gilbert Blaunchard.
Well, Alford and Ailby, 4 fees held by John de Well, Lord Welles.
Barton upon Humber, 1 fee held by the abbot of Kirkstead.
Keisby, 1 fee held by the lady of Marmyon.
Irnham, 1/2 fee held by Philip le Despenser.
Edenham, 1 fee held by the abbot of Vaudey, the prior of Bridlington and John Trott, the abbot holding half in alms.
Ingoldsby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy, and 1/2 fee held by Lady Wylughby.
Willoughby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy.
Swarby, 1 fee held by Lord Welles.
Great Hale, 3/4 fee held by John de Bussy.
Morton, 4 bovates held by Thomas duke of Surrey as an 8th part of a fee.
Pointon, 1/2 fee held by John Hagh and John Burn.
Birthorpe, 1/8 fee in the hands of Henry de Bello Monte.
Osbournby, 1/2 fee held by the earl of Northumberland and the prior of Sempringham, 1/5 fee held by Amandus Surdivale, 5 bovates held as 1/6 fee by Robert Colvyle and 1/20 fee held by William de Spaygne.
Haceby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy.
Walcot, 1/6 fee held by Philip de Lymbery.
Beckingham and Sutton, 1/2 fee held by Lady Latymer, and 1/4 fee held by the prior of Sempringham.
Stragglethorpe, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of William de Bargh, and 1 fee held by the brothers of Sempringham.
Brandon, 2/3 fee held by Richard Almot and his parceners, and 1/4 fee held by the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Cranwell, 1/2 fee held by Alan de Cranwell and the same prior.
Pickworth, 1/10 fee held by John Gardiner and William Pinder.
Baston and Carlby, 1/3 of 2 fees in the hands of Henry de Bello Monte.
Kirkby, 1/4 fee also in the lord’s hands.
Bulby and Stamford, 1/4 fee held by Thomas de Sancto Laudo.
Elsthorpe, 1/4 fee held by John Bayous.
South Witham, 1 fee held by Richard Roclyf and the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Stainby, 1/2 fee held by William de Styandeby.
Boothby, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Thomas de Pynchbek and the priors of Haverholme and St. Katharine.
Rippingale, 1/2 fee held by John de Stonore.
Marston, 2/3 fee held by Philip Spencer.
Brauncewell, 1 fee held by Edmund de Swynford and the priors of Haverholme and of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
Roxholm, 2/3 fee held by Philip le Despenser.
Brackenborough, 1 fee held by John de Helynges and the prior of Alvingham.
Cockerington, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of William Vavasour, and by Alice Nevyll and the abbot of Louth Park.
Linwood, the advowson, extending at 20 marks.
Grimoldby, the advowson, 12 1/2 marks.
Scremby, the advowson, 20 marks.
Stewton, the advowson, 5 marks.
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95 ELIZABETH WIDOW OF HENRY DE BELLO MONTE, KNIGHT
Writ to Assign dower. 12 Aug. 1413.
LEICESTER. Assignment of dower, in the presence of Nicholas Colton, clerk, attorney of Henry bishop of Winchester to whom the king granted the wardship owing to the minority of John son of Henry de Bello Monte. Loughborough. 18 Aug.
Assigned: the manor and park of Beaumanor with its members of Woodhouse, Quorndon, Barrow upon Soar and Mountsorrel, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Whitwick, the manor with the park of Bardon except for the lands and tenements in Ratby, Whittington and Newton, members of the manor, annual value £27 16s.4d.
Hugglescote and Donnington, members of the manor of Loughborough, annual value £6 14s.9d.
Since they exceed by 60s, the value of the manors, lands and tenements in the king’s hands owing to the minority, she will pay 60s. to the king from the manor of Beaumanor by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas during the minority.
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96 JOHN TYNDALE
Writ 24 Aug. 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Wansford. 4 Oct.
In Yarwell he held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 4 a. meadow and the bailiwick of the forester of Sulehay in Cliffe forest in Rockingham forest, which were formerly held by Thomas de Yarwell, and another messuage, virgate, 4 a. meadow and bailiwick of the same forest of Sulehay, formerly of John son of John Yarwell of Peterborough, painter (steynour), and granted by him by royal licence [CPR 1391–6, p.161]; by the service of keeping the bailiwicks of Sulehay in Cliffe with all fees and liberties; also in his demesne as of fee an assart called ‘Whitewenge’ and 1 called ‘Barley’ of the forest of Cliffe by a rent of 2s. and an assart called ‘Dirynghawe’ comprising 1 virgate in the forest by a rent of 10s.; annual value of all together 40s.
By the custom of the manor of Fotheringhay he held of the duke of York in Yarwell in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage called ‘Mawdeshall’ by a rent of 12d., annual value beyond that nil; 2 a. meadow by a rent of 8d., annual value of each a. beyond the rent 8d.; 2 a. and 1 rood of meadow by a rent of 9d., annual value beyond that, each a. 4d., the rood 1d.; 1 plot (quartron) of land which Robert Bayse holds of him by a rent of 21d., no value beyond the rent; 2 a. meadow by a rent of 8d. each a., beyond that 4d. each a.; 1 watermeadow (holm) lying in ‘Northyng’ next the high bank there, containing 1 a. by a rent of 1d.; another watermeadow lying at the end of the vill of Nassington next the parson’s watermeadow, 3 a. by a rent of 9d., value beyond that 3d. each a.; 3 a. arable in the fields of Nassington, rent 9d., value beyond that nil; 1 a. meadow in the same by a rent of 4d., value beyond that 4d.; and 3 roods of meadow there by a rent of 3d., value beyond that 3d.
He died on 21 July last. Richard his son and next heir is aged 18 years and more. He was married to Margaret daughter of Hugh Bronage deceased, two years past during the life of John.
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97 ROBERT ORCHARD
Writ 30 Aug. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Taunton. 19 Sept.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Staple Fitzpaine, 4 1/2 a. meadow, of the heir of Lord Poynings, lord of Stogursey, by a rent of 2s., annual value 4s.
Bickenhall, 8 messuages, 80 a. arable, 8 a. meadow, 13 a. wood and 80 a. pasture of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £4 6s.8d., of which tenants at will pay 40s. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms.
Orchard Portman, the manor and advowson, of the bishop of Winchester of his manor of Taunton by knight service, annual value £10 9s.8d. of which life tenants pay 100s. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms.
Durborough, a 3rd part of the manor, of Baldwin Malet, knight, by knight service, annual value 36s.
‘Wodewardelye’, 4 a. meadow of the heir of Lord Poynings in socage, annual value 5s.
Huntspill, 6 messuages, 8 a. arable, and 6 a. meadow of Fulk Fitzwaryn by knight service, annual value 33s.4d.; and 23s. rent from lands and tenements held by life tenants there.
Cossington, 7s. rent from various life tenants according to the custom of the manor, of John Brent by a rent of 1d.
Catcott, 17s. similar rent, of the abbot of Glastonbury in socage.
Fenhampton, 2s. similar rent, of Thomas Stowell, knight, by knight service.
Woolmersdon, 1/3 carucate, of John Harewell by knight service, annual value 22s.8d.
Taunton, 3s.4d. rent from 2 messuages held by various tenants, of the bishop of Winchester in socage.
Ashington, 12s. rent from 1 messuage, 40 a. arable, and 4 a. meadow which Adam Purdy and Alice his wife hold for the term of their lives, of the prior of Montacute in socage.
West Lydford, 4d. rent from lands and tenements held by John Forster for life, of James de Audelegh, knight, of his manor of Nether Stowey in socage; and the reversion of 44 a. in ‘Chapelfeld’ there without rent, which Margaret widow of Robert Orchard holds for life with the rent, of John Typtoft, knight, by knight service, annual value nil.
With the advowson of Orchard Portman he held the reversions of all the premises held for life with the rents from them. All are payable by equal parts at the 4 principal terms, except for the 12s. rent from Ashington payable at Michaelmas.
He died on 25 July last. William his son and heir is aged 23 years and more.
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98 JOHN POKESWELL
Writ 6 Nov. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil. 17 Nov.
He held no lands or tenements of the inheritance of John Tuchet but long before his death he had held:
Bonson, a 3rd part of the manor, of Thomas Beauchamp, knight, by knight service, annual value 40s.
Woolmersdon, a 3rd part of half the manor, of the heir of John Tuchet of his manor of Nether Stowey by knight service, annual value 33s.4d.
Uphill and Christon, a 4th part of the manors, and a 5th part of 40d. rent from 1 messuage and 40 a. arable, meadow and pasture in West Lydford, of the abbey of St. Mary Graces by the Tower, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Durborough, a 3rd part of the manor, of Baldwin Malet, knight, service unknown, annual value 4 marks.
Cossington, a 3rd part of a toft and of 1 carucate, of Robert son of John Brent of the manor of Cossington, service unknown, annual value 15s.
Chalcott, 1 carucate, of the heir of Thomas Tryvet of his manor of West Chilton by knight service, annual value 40s.
Huntspill, 1 messuage and 1/3 carucate, of the heir of Fulk Fitzwaryn under age in the king’s ward, by knight service, annual value 10s.
Burnham, 1 carucate, of the bishop of Winchester of his manor of Burnham by knight service, annual value 40s.
Churchill, 1 toft and 1 virgate called ‘Lyncombe’, of David Swynmour and Margaret his wife of their manor of Churchill in socage, annual value 5s.
On 3 Nov. 1404 long before his death he was seised of all these premises and by his charter of that date, which was produced in evidence, he granted them to John Stretche, Robert Grey, Hugh Deverell, William Gosse, Hugh Arnald, clerk, and John Chyverell and their heirs and assigns without conditions. They still hold them.
He died on 19 July last. Roger his son and heir is aged 4 years and more.
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