Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 551-607

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 551-607

551 JOAN WIDOW OF ROBERT OGLE, KNIGHT
Writ 27 Dec. 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth. 4 Nov.
She held in her demesne as of fee a 3rd part of half the manor of Lowick of the king in chief as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s.
She held for life half the manor of Hepple of the king in chief by knight service of the gift of William de Thymbylby to her, Robert and his heirs. The reversion is to Robert his son and heir, annual value £4 and no more these days owing to destruction by the Scots.
She held in dower of the inheritance of Robert the son: the other half of the manor, except 4 husbandlands, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 60s. and no more; and 5 husbandlands in Sharperton, 1 place called ‘Schiebanke’, 1 called Fawside, 1 cottage in Alwinton, 1 place called Felling, 1 called ‘Kylnhouse’, 1 called ‘Newhall’, 1 called Hudspeth with the moor called Hudspeth Moor, 1 called ‘Fawlayfeld’ and 1 called Brockley Hall, of Gilbert de Umfravill by knight service, annual value 40s. and no more these days for the same reason; the vill of Lorbottle of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £4 and no more; and 1 husbandland in North Middleton, and all the lands there formerly of John Farnelawe, of Robert baron of Greystoke by knight service, annual value £4 and no more.
She held for life a 3rd part of the manor of Ingram, and 28 messuages and 128 a. in Bamburgh, Tynemouth, Felton and Wooler, by the gift of William Thymmylby, parson of Bothal, and Alexander Burgh, chaplain, to Robert and Joan for their lives with remainder to Robert son of Robert, brother of Alexander de Ogle, and his heirs male, by a fine of 1399 [CP 25/1/181/14, no. 31] and Alexander to whom the messuages and land should descend if he survived Joan.
The 3rd part of Ingram manor is held of Gilbert de Umfravill, annual value 20s. and no more; 24 messuages and 120 a. in Bamburgh of the king in chief in burgage, annual value 12s. and no more; 2 messuages and 120 a. in Wooler of Lord de Darcy, service unknown, annual value nil; 1 messuage in Felton of Ralph de Evere in burgage, 40d.; 1 messuage in Tynemouth of the prior of Tynemouth, 2s. and no more for the same reason.
She died on 12 Oct. Robert the son and next heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 33
E 149/108, no. 10
552 JOHN POUCHER, KNIGHT
Writ 1 Feb. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Cheltenham. 13 April.
He held nothing in Gloucestershire. He died on 24 Oct. last. William [sic] his son is aged 5 years and more.
553
Writ 6 Feb. 1416.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby. 29 Feb.
He held 2 parts of the manor or lordship of Drax with the soke in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £30.
He died on 1 Dec. last. Henry his son and heir is aged 6 years and more.
554
Writ 24 Jan. 1418.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Swindon. 1 Feb.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Purton, the manor, of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown. There are: the site of the manor with garden, annual value nil; 100 a. pasture, 10s.; 100 a. arable, 50s.; 12 a. meadow, 24s.; assize rents of 56s.8d.; and 180 a. wood with no underwood for sale. Long before his death by his charter shown to the jurors he granted a yearly rent of 13s.4d. to John Wyke for life, payable from this manor by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas.
Also in Purton, 1 tenement … 6 a. meadow called ‘Nelesplace’, service unknown, annual value 40s.; and 1 close called ‘Culmede’ of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown, annual value 45s.
Chelworth, 2 messuages, 40 a. arable, 6 a. meadow, of the king in chief as an 8th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s.
Calcutt, 1 messuage, 20 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of other than the king, service unknown, annual value 10s.
He died on 1 Dec. 1415. Henry his son and heir is aged 8 years and more.
555
Writ 6 Feb. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Market Rasen. 28 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
West Rasen, the manor, extending in West Rasen, Middle Rasen, Usselby, Scawby, Hainton, Glentworth, Barkwith, Southrey, and Heckington with the advowsons of the alien priory of Holy Trinity, York, St. Mary’s chantry, West Rasen, and the priory of St. Nicholas, Heckington, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £26 and no more because William de Lodyington, Robert Haldanby of Haldenby, William Blitton of Lincoln, senior, and John Foderby and their assigns have a yearly rent of 20 marks from it during the life of Joan widow of John Poucher.
‘Northalle’ in Middle Rasen, the manor called ‘Nevylfe’, annual value 20s. and no more because burdened with a yearly rent of 4 marks payable to Walter Stokes for life.
He held 20s. rent from land and tenements in Toft next Newton held by John Mokkyng, and 20s. rent which John Alyngton holds in Osgodby, Owersby, Caistor, and Grasby, held of the monastery of Barlings, service unknown.
Linwood, a toft and a wood called ‘Sellyngwode’, of Elizabeth lady of Bellomonte by a rent of 1 lb. cumin or 3s.4d. yearly.
Toft Newton, the advowson, of John Chamberleyn, lord of Wickenby, of the manor of Wickenby, service unknown.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 553].
C 138/20, no. 34
E 149/103, no. 8; 107, no. 11
556 WILLIAM NEUBURY
Writ 13 Oct. 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 22 Oct.
Ralph Daubeney, knight, deceased, held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 60 a. heath in Kilmersdon, and by a fine of 1363 [CP 25/1/200/26, no. 75], shown to the jurors, granted them to William Neubury and Alice then his wife for their lives with reversion to himself, rendering a rose at Midsummer. Alice died and William held. The reversion descended to Giles Daubeney, a minor in the king’s ward and kinsman and heir of Ralph, being the son of Giles, son of Giles, son of Ralph. They are held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England of the manor of Coombe in Templeton, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d.
He died on 5 Oct. 1413. John Neubury has held and taken the profits since then, title unknown. Giles Daubeney, the heir, was aged 21 on 19 Oct. last.
C 138/20, no. 35
557 JOHN NORWODE
Writ 12 July 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Sittingbourne. 9 Nov.
John Colne, chaplain, and Bartholomew Baudewyne, parson of North Ockendon, held the manor and advowson of Harrietsham and the advowson of Wichling in their demesne as of fee, and by a fine of 1340 [CP 25/1/103/136, no. 455] granted them with other lands to Roger de Norwode, Margery his wife and the heirs male of their bodies to hold of the king in chief with remainder to Roger’s right heirs.
They held in fee tail and had issue John. He had issue Roger, William and James, and died. Roger died without heirs. William entered as brother and heir male. He had issue the John Norwode named in the writ and Elizabeth and Eleanor. He died and John entered. Alice widow of William, father of John, by deed dated 13 Nov. 1413 released all her estate in these premises to John son of William, so that he held in his demesne in fee tail. He married Alice daughter of Geoffrey Ikelyngton and died without heirs of his body.
John Norwode son of James is next heir, aged 11 years and more and in the ward of Humphrey duke of Gloucester.
The premises are held of the king of the honor of Peverel as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value £10.
He died on 23 April last. Elizabeth and Eleanor are his next heirs, aged 24 years and more and 22 years and more.
558
Writ to assign dower to Alice. 23 Nov. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Harrietsham. 8 Dec.
John Norwode was found to hold as in the above [no. 557]. Alice who was the wife of William Snayth held the premises from John’s death on 23 April until 30 Sept., title unknown.
C 138/20, no. 36
E 149/108, no. 1
559 THOMAS CARLETON, ESQUIRE
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln Castle. 2 Dec.
He held in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage and 40 a. of land and meadow in Burton by Lincoln, by fealty alone, annual value 13s.4d.; 1 messuage and 100 a. arable and meadow in Glentworth of John Storton, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; and 1 messuage and 1 bovate in Reepham of the abbot of Barlings, service unknown, annual value 3s.4d.
He died on 29 Sept. last. Walter his son and heir is aged 21 years and more.
C 138/20, no. 37
E 149/105, no. 3
560 THOMAS DE CHERLETON OF APLEY
Writ, plenius certiorari, his estate in Aldenham not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVII, no. 304]. 3 Nov. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 16 Nov.
He held 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Aldenham in his demesne as of fee.
561 HELEN SISTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS DE CHERLETON
Writ 4 Nov. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 16 Nov.
Owing to the death of Thomas de Cherleton of Apley, and the minorities of Thomas son and heir of Thomas, and of Helen his sister and heir, the following came into the hands of Richard II:
Harcott, the manor, held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 60s.
Aston Eyre, the manor, held of the earl of Arundel, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Aldenham, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of the lord of Aldenham, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Great Wytheford, the manor, half of the earl of Arundel and half of the lord of Wem, services unknown, annual value 10 marks.
Apley, the manor; Preston on the Weald Moors, a 4th part of the manor; Wellington, 4 messuages, 1 toft, 60 a. arable and 10 a. meadow; Wappenshall, 1 messuage and 1 virgate; Kinnersley, 1 messuage and 1 carucate; and Haughton and Trilwardyn, 1 messuage and 1 carucate; all held of Hugh Burnell, services unknown, annual value 100s.
She died on 1 July 1413. Thomas son of Anne, the other sister of Thomas son of Thomas is next heir, aged 22 years.
C 138/20, no. 38
562 HENRY DE BRAMPTON
Writ 29 Jan. 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth. 18 Oct. 1416.
Jointly with Maud his wife, who survives him, he held 4 husbandlands in Hawkhill of Robert Lisle, knight, in socage, annual value 10s.; and 1 capital messuage, 70 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 4 husbandlands in Eachwick of William Whitchestre, knight, in socage, annual value 30s., both by the grant of Annabel widow of John de Brampton by her charter dated at Eachwick on 5 Sept. 1408 and shown to the jurors, by which she gave Henry her son and Maud his wife, daughter of John de Cartyngton, all her holdings in Eachwick and Hawkhill, whether received by inheritance or in dower, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 70 a. arable and 10 a. meadow in Kenton of the manor of Kenton, formerly of Henry le Scrope, by knight service, annual value 6s.; and 1 messuage and 12 a. in Rothbury of Henry earl of Northumberland, in socage, annual value 8s.
He died on 21 June 1415. Joan wife of William Heryngton, aged 28 years and more, and Alice wife of William Herll, 30 and more, are his sisters and heirs.
563
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition ex officio. Corbridge. 18 Aug. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee by knight service of Henry lord le Scrope, who forfeited by rebellion: 1 capital messuage and 4 husbandlands in Eachwick, annual value 30s., 2 husbandlands in Hawkhill, annual value 10s., and 1 husbandland in Kenton, annual value 6s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee 1 husbandland in Rothbury of the lord of Rothbury in socage, annual value 8s.
He died on 10 Aug. last. Christina is his daughter and heir aged half a year. She is in the ward of William Cheseman of Carterton, who refused to release the profits to the escheator. He is answerable to the king for them.
C 138/20, no. 39
E 149/105, no. 2; 108, no. 9
564 JOHN SON OF GILES DAUBENEY, KNIGHT
Writ 14 Oct. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Liskeard. 29 Oct.
No lands came into the king’s hands owing to the death of Giles Daubeney, knight, and the minority of John, but John held 8s. in rents from lands of Giles, knight namely: from Oliver Wyse for a tenement in Tolborough 2s., from the heir of Richard Sergeaux, knight, for one in Castlemawgam 2s.5d., from John Lucombe for one in Tredinick 2s.6d., from the heir of John [Ha?]lys for one in Drywork 12d., from the heir of Warin Lersedeken, knight, for one in Bocaddom 12d., payable at Michaelmas. They were held of the king, then prince of Wales as 100th part of a knight’s fee, of the manor of Fawton. Owing to the death and minority they came into the hands of the king as prince.
He died in 1409 (Tues. after … 10 Henry IV). Giles his brother and heir was aged 21 years on … after St. Luke last.
565
Writ, melius sciri, his estate not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVIII, no. 735], 1 Oct. 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark. 26 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee 100 a. fallow, 200 a. pasture and 60 a. wood in Thorney, and 13s.4d. rent in Broadholme as parcel of a knight’s fee of the manor of South Ingleby, in Lincolnshire.
566
Writ, melius sciri, as above [CIPM XVIII, no. 736], 1 Oct. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln. 17 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor of South Ingleby extending in Saxilby and Broxholme, with the advowson of Broxholme.
C 138/20, no. 40
567 CHRISTINA ROUS
Writ 5 April 1416.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kenilworth. 25 June.
She held in her demesne as of fee:
Alcester, half the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
Ragley, the manor, of Thomas Burdet, knight, by knight service, annual value 40s.
Kingley, lands and tenements, of the abbot of Evesham by a rent of 1d., annual value 40s.
Oversley, a yearly rent of 8s. from 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of the barony of Wem, service unknown.
King’s Coughton, 1 messuage and 1 virgate, of whom and service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.
Hillborough, 1 messuage and 1 1/2 virgates, of whom and service unknown, annual value 24s.
Temple Grafton, lands and tenements, of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Kinwarton, 1 messuage and 1 virgate, of the same prior, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Bidford, 2 cottages, by a rent of 8d., of whom and service unknown, annual value 40d.
Wixford, lands, of whom and service unknown, annual value 2s.
She died on 7 Feb. 1415. William son of Robert Rous is her next heir, aged 7 years and more. Baldwin Rous, brother of Robert, entered the premises in Temple Grafton and Hillborough after they were taken into the king’s hands in contempt and prejudice of the king.
C 138/20, no. 41
568 JOHN DE PEYTON, ESQUIRE
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow. 7 Nov.
John son of John de Peyton, esquire, held in his demesne as of fee the manor called ‘Peytonhall’ and other lands and tenements, rents and services without any reservations in Boxford, Polstead, Stoke Ash, and Groton and the manor of Waldingfield, and on 7 Nov. 1415 granted them to Roger Drury, knight, William Clopton, William Rokwode, John Burgoyn, junior, Nicholas Morys, Thomas Cannisie(?), Richard Burgoyne clerk, John Burgoyne junior, and their heirs and assigns, and they still hold. The manor of Waldingfield is held of the heirs of Robert Mounteney, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. All the rest of Robert Corbet, knight, service unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 16 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 3 3/4 years.
569
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Witham. 2 Nov.
Thomas Priour, John Daniel of Isleham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne, John Stanford, clerk, and Thomas atte Pond, clerk, held the manor and advowson of Easthorpe and the hundred of Lexden in their demesne as of fee of the king in chief, the manor and advowson by the service of 3 knight’s fees, and the hundred in fee farm of 4 marks. They granted them by royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.344] to Margaret widow of John de Peyton, knight, for her life with successive remainders to John son of John Peyton, esquire, Grace his wife, and the heirs of his body, Robert and Thomas his brothers, Margaret his sister, and the heirs of their bodies in turn, and Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne and John Stanford, and their heirs. Margaret held them, and after her death John and Grace. Grace survives. The annual values are, the manor 20 marks, the hundred 5 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
570
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
[Cambridge] … [First half of inquisition torn away]. Afterwards by a fine of 1408 [CP 25/1/30/94 no. 49] Margaret widow of John de Peyton knight quitclaimed the manor of Wicken to Thomas Priour, now deceased, John Danyel of Isleham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne, John Stanford, clerk and Thomas atte Pond, clerk, and the heirs of Thomas atte Pond. They still hold. The manor is held of the earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond, service unknown, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/20, no. 42
571 DROGO BARANTYN
Writ 20 May 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. High Wycombe. 9 June.
In Hambleden he held 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 40 a. pasture and 20 a. wood. The messuage 80 a. arable, 20 a. pasture and 15 a. wood are held of the abbot of Eynsham by a yearly rent of 6s.8d. They lie to the west of the road called Skirmett which leads towards Henley on Thames. The remainder are held of Margaret Lescrope, lady of … by a rent of 29s.8d. and suit of court at Hambleden every 3 weeks.
He also held 1 toft of Isabel Malyns, lady of Henton in Skirmett, by a yearly rent of 12d., and 3 cottages in Ibstone of the warden of Merton College, Oxford, by a rent of 20d. and suit of court at Ibstone every 3 weeks, annual value together 26s.8d.
He died on 14 Dec. last. Reynold son and heir of Thomas, his late brother, is his heir, aged 30 years and more.
572
Writ, plenius certiorari. his estate not being given in the above, and where is the toft? 7 Aug. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Hambleden. 14 Aug.
He held in his demesne in fee simple the messuage and lands in Hambleden and the cottages in Ibstone. Likewise the toft which is in the vill of Skirmett in the parish of Hambleden.
573
Writ 28 March 1416.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford. 4 May.
He held the manor of Little Haseley in his demesne in fee simple of the duchy of Lancaster as 3 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks.
Similarly he held 5 marks rent from lands formerly ‘atte Stoke’ in Clare.
Date of death and heir as above.
574
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
LONDON. Inquisition. 28 March 1416.
He held in the following parishes in his demesne in fee simple of the king in free burgage as all London is held:
St. John Zachary, St. Anne and St. Mary Staining, 1 house in which he lived and 54 shops with solars above, annual value £20.
St. Vedast, Foster Lane, 1 messuage and 16 shops with solars, annual value 100s. Long before his death he granted 1 shop with solar to Thomas Mounde, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Margaret his wife to hold for their lives and that of the survivor, rendering 12s. yearly.
St. Giles without Cripplegate, 1 garden called ‘Jewyngardyn’, annual value 100s.
St. Botolph without Aldersgate, 1 house with 12 shops.
He died on 14 Dec. last. The infant now in the womb of Christina his wife is his heir, or failing that Reynold son of Thomas his brother.
Panel of jurors, Aldersgate ward, 28 March.
575
Writ, melius certiorari, Reynold says that Christina is not pregnant, order to inquire. 18 May 1416.
Nicholas Wotton, mayor and escheator, with Robert Chichele, William Crowmere, discreet citizens, and Elizabeth Curyell, Elizabeth Fraunceys, Rose Louth, and Katharine Frenssh examined Christina and did not find her pregnant. Seals of Nicholas, Robert and William appended.
576
Writ. Reynold Barantyn has petitioned that as 3 names were omitted from the list of the jurors in the inquisition on Drogo Barantyn owing to the negligence and ignorance of William Pynwell, under-escheator, his lands were resumed into the king’ hands. Order to confirm that these names should be included. 27 Oct. 1418.
[Dorse] Nicholas Wotton, mayor and escheator, confirms that the names were omitted by the negligence and ignorance of William Pynwell, and the other jurors swore to the findings as returned.
Memorandum that on 7 March this year William Pynwell was found guilty, and he gave recognisances to the king in £100 to be paid at Easter next.
[A damaged membrane appears to be a copy of the petition of Reynold Barantyn, of the inquisition and of the proceedings].
577
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket. 16 June 1416.
He held 2s.6d. in assize rents in Reach in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief; a separate fishery there, annual value 20d.; and a yearly leet on Monday before Ascension day, annual value 12d.; and also 15 a. in the fields of Burwell and 1 a. in those of Fordham, annual value 10s.
He died on 15 Dec 1415. Reynold son of Thomas his brother is next heir, aged 30 years and more.
William Bele of Exning in Suffolk and Thomas Seyncler of London have taken the issues since his death.
578
SUFFOLK. Inquisition ex officio. Henhow. 17 June 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: 180 a. and 24s. rent in Exning; 2 parts of the manor of Exning called ‘Valens’ formerly of Mary de Sancto Paulo, late countess of Pembroke; a 3rd part of a 3rd part of that manor, formerly of Andrew Horne of Slinfold in Sussex, and Helen his wife; and the manor of Exning called ‘Jardyns’ except for 14 a. there; and a 3rd part of a 3rd part of the manor of Exning formerly of Robert Porter and Alice his wife, annual value £40 10s.
Similarly he held the manor and advowson of Frostenden in his demesne as of fee, of Lord le Fitzwauter, service unknown, annual value £40.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 577].
Memorandum that the above inquisition was adjudged null and void because it was not taken by an indenture between the escheator and the jurors named according to the procedure laid down by the statute of 34 Edward III for inquisitions taken ex officio.
579
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow. 9 March 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee jointly with John Hale, Henry James, John Stodesbury and John Blok, clerks, and William Randolf, John Senycle, John Selman, John Fray, John Credy, William Estre, William Beel and John Wyssyngsete, and their heirs and assigns all the holdings listed in the above inquisition [no. 578].
He died on 15 Dec. last. Christina his widow is pregnant. Failing her child, Reynold is his next heir, age unknown.
C 138/20, no. 43
E 149/106, no. 1
E 152/460
580 JOHN POMERAY, KNIGHT
Commission to William Cheyne, John Martyn, William Paulet and John Sparwe to inquire what he held in Devon and Cornwall and who is his heir [CPR 1416–22, p.84], 13 Feb. 1417.
Another commission to William Cheyne and John Martyn, 27 March 1417.
William Cheyne and his colleagues to the sheriff of Cornwall, order to have 24 good and lawful jurors at Launceston on 24 March for the inquisition.
Panel of jurors.
CORNWALL. Inquisition before William Cheyne and John Martyn. Launceston. 12 March.
He held the manor of Tregony in his demesne as of fee of Richard II of the castle of Launceston and of the duchy of Cornwall by the service of a 12th part of a knight’s fee. On 27 May 1387 he granted it to Thomas Pomeray, esquire, now knight, Nicholas Kyrkham, Richard Ayssh and John Papelwyk. They permitted him to take the profits and occupy it, and he gave these to Edward Pomeray, Margaret his wife and his heirs male by a fine [CP 25/1/33/32, no. 24], so he held nothing.
He died on 14 June 1416. Joan wife of Thomas Pomeray, knight, and John Cole, esquire, are his next heirs, Joan being the daughter of Joan, one sister, and John Cole, the son of Margaret his other sister, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more.
581
Writ to the sheriff of Devon to summon jurors for 13 Feb. 1417.
William Cheyne and his colleagues to the sheriff, order to have the jurors at Exeter on 8 March, 16 Feb. 1417.
Panel of jurors.
DEVON. Inquisition before William Cheyne and John Martyn, Exeter. 8 March 1417.
He held the manor of Berry Pomeroy in his demesne as of fee of Richard II by knight service. As John son of Henry Pomeray he gave it to William de Horbury, parson of Ipplepen, Richard Holrigge, vicar of Brixham, John Papelwyke, parson of Loxhore, Reynold vicar of Berry Pomeroy, John Hill, John Wadham, Thomas de la Pomeray, William Canuton, and Richard Ayssh and their heirs.
They held in their demesne as of fee of the king and William Canuton died. The others gave the manor to John Pomeray, Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by royal licence which was shown to the jurors [not found]. So he held jointly, annual value £40.
He also held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service the manor of Stockleigh Pomeroy, annual value 60s.; and half the manors of Harberton and Brixham, annual values 40s. and 60s.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/21, no. 44
E 149/107, no. 4
582 NICHOLAS BROMFORD, ESQUIRE
Writ 12 Jan. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Marhamchurch. 15 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee 2 messuages and 1 a. Cornish in Harlick and Luckham of the king of the castle of Launceston of the duchy of Cornwall in socage by fealty and a rent of 1/2d. at Michaelmas. Owing to the outlawry for felony of Ralph Gyffard for the death of Richard Bevyle, rector of Whitstone, because Robert Horykke, grandfather of Nicholas, whose heir he was, held the messuage and land in socage by fealty and a rent of 1/2d., and Ralph held of the prince of Wales of the castle and duchy, annual value 20s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee:
Woodknowle and Downrow, 1 toft and 1 ferling of Walter Charleton in socage of the manor of Hilton by a rent of 2s.8d. payable at Michaelmas. annual value 10s.
Littlebridge and Knowle, 1 messuage, 1 toft and 1/2 ferling, of the abbot of Hartland in fealty by socage, annual value 2s.
Nethercot, 1 messuage, and 1 ferling of Katharine Penhurgard in socage by a rent of 3 cloves of gillyflower, annual value 12d.
Wainhouse, 1 a. English, of William Hawell in right of Margery his wife by fealty, annual value 4d.
Penhalt, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of John Seyntaubyn in socage by a rent of 2s. at Michaelmas, annual value 2s.
Upton, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, of John Arundell in socage of the manor of Efford by fealty, annual value 40d.
Stratton, 2 messuages and 3 curtilages, of John Colshill, knight, in socage, by a rent of 2s. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 12d.
Marhamchurch, 1 messuage and 2 a. English, of Henry Foleforde by a rent of 3 cloves, annual value 12d.
Woodford, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, of Simon Westecote by fealty, annual value 20d.
Gooseham, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of John Wybbury of the manor of Lee by fealty, annual value 6s.8d.
Youlstone, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of the abbot of Hartland by fealty, annual value 40d.
Darracott, 3s.4d. rent from lands held of the prior of Launceston.
He died on 18 Oct. 1415. John his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
583
Writ 28 Oct. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 23 Dec.
Same findings as above.
C 138/21, no. 45
584 AMICE WIDOW OF ROBERT BARDOLF [AND OF JOHN BEVERLEY]
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Amersham. 3 Nov.
She held the manor of Chesham called Chesham Bury in Chesham for life by the grant of John Dabryggecourt, knight, Henry Bryt, clerk, and Richard Merlawe, clerk, by their charter shown to the jurors, with remainder to William Lynde and his heirs male. It is held of John Cyfrewast of Clewer by the service of half a knight’s fee and 10s. rent, annual value £20.
She held the manor of Blackwell Hall in Chesham in her demesne as of fee of the earl of Oxford, service unknown, annual value 100s.
She died on 2 Oct. last. Robert Langeford and Walter Daundessey, knight, are her kinsmen and heirs, Robert being the son of Anne her daughter, and Walter the son of Elizabeth her other daughter [by John Beverley], aged 24 years and more and 21 years and more.
585
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hertford. 24 Nov.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Minsden in dower from John Beverlee, her first husband, with reversion to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundeshey, knight, sons of her daughters by John Beverlee, as above. It is held of the king in chief as a 9th part of a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heirs, aged 23 years and 22 years and more, as above.
586
Writ 6 Nov. 1416.
LONDON. Inquisition. 25 Nov.
She held for life of the king in free burgage in the parishes named:
St. Peter the Poor in Broad Street ward, a tenement with garden including 2 mansions, annual value when let 40s.
All Hallows London Wall in the same ward, 1 tenement with garden and 5 shops, annual value when let 40s; 1 tenement with garden and 8 shops, annual value 4 marks; and 1 tenement with garden and 4 shops, formerly of Nicholas Rumbald, white tawyer of London, and which Edward III granted by letters patent [CPR 1374–7, p.78] to John Beverlee her late [first] husband and herself and his heirs, when they had escheated, annual value when let, 6 marks.
All Hallows the Great in Dowgate ward, 1 tenement in Cousin Lane with adjacent quay to the east, annual value when let 6 marks; another tenement next to it, when let 50s.; and another tenement with quay in the same lane to the west, when let 2 marks.; all of which Richard de Preston, Richard Toky and John Rauff, chaplain, gave to John Beverlee and Amice and his heirs.
The reversion of all is to Robert Langford and Walter Daundesey, knight, as above.
Date of death and heirs as above.
Statement by Henry Barton, mayor and escheator, that on 25 Nov. 1416 he took all the London premises into the king’s hands, to hold until otherwise ordered by the king.
587
Writ 24 Oct. 1416; and order to send the inquisition to the Chancery. 10 Nov.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Bicester. 6. Nov.
She held for life:
Bucknell and Godington, the manors, by the grant of Edward III to John Beverle, her first husband, and herself and his heirs with reversion to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, knight. Bucknell is held of Thomas Chaucer, esquire, of the manor of Kidlington, service unknown, annual value 40s., Godington of the king at fee farm of £10, no annual value beyond that.
Stoke Lyne and Caversfield, the manors, by the grant to her of John Daubrigthecourt, knight, John Boteler and John Note, with remainder to James Lynde and his heirs and assigns by their charter shown to the jurors. They are held of the earl of Oxford by fealty, annual values, each 20s.
Mapledurham, the manor, by the grant by a fine of 1396 [CP 25/1/191/24, no. 46] of Nicholas Chansy and Margaret his wife to Roger Marchall, John Cook of High Wycombe, John Lynde, now deceased, and Amice and the heirs of John Lynde, with remainder to William Lynde, brother of John. The manor is held of the earldom of Warenne, service unknown, annual value £10.
William is aged 30 years and more.
She died on 2 Oct. Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey are her heirs, as above, aged 28 years and more and 26 years and more.
588
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Rodbaston. 30 Oct.
She held the manor of Penkridge for life of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee by the gift of Alan de Buxhull, knight, and Thomas Cheyne to her and John de Beverle, her late husband and his heirs, annual value £20.
Also for life she held the manor of Rodbaston of the king in chief as a 5th part of a knight’s fee, by the grant of John de Peyto, knight, and Eleanor his wife, to her and John de Beverle and his heirs, annual value 40s. The heirs are Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, knight, as above [no. 584].
Robert Langeford granted his half of the reversion of the manors to Humphrey Stafford, knight, and his heirs by a fine [CP 25/1/211/22, no. 8].
Edward III on 27 April 1364 granted to John Beverle, then his servant, that he might have a weekly market on Thursday at Penkridge and a fair for 3 days on the eve of Michaelmas each year. He died on 29 July 1380, when the market and fair descended to Anne and Elizabeth his daughters, aged 10 and 9 years. From them they descended to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, annual value £20.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/21, no. 46
E 149/106, no. 4
E 152/466, no. 3
589 RALPH MONBOUCHER
Writ 15 Sept. 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Gamston. 26 Sept.
He held jointly with Margaret his wife who survives him:
Gamston, the manor, with various lands and tenements in Elkesley, by the grant of John de Shawe of Brompton and John de Meller, his servants, to them, the heirs of their bodies and their right heirs, by a charter dated at Haughton on Idle on 27 July 1416.
Haughton on Idle, the manor with various lands and tenements in Willoughby, Walesby, Kirton, Grimston, Wellow, Ompton, Drayton, Barnby Moor, Everton, Misson and Wroot, by the grant of Richard Foliambe, junior, and John Foliambe, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to their right heirs, by a charter dated at Gamston on 13 Jan 1416 and shown to the jurors. So he held for life. Gamston, Haughton on Idle, and the lands in Elkesley, Willoughby etc. are held of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, and rendering 40s. to the king as duke of Lancaster for the ward of Lancaster castle and 8s. sheriff’s aid, payable by equal parts at Christmas, Midsummer and Michaelmas, annual value £20.
He died on 11 Sept. last. Isabel wife of John de Burgh and Maud wife of John Kevermond are his sisters and heirs, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more.
590
Writ 15 Sept. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Binbrook. 14 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Billinghay, the manor with its appurtenances in Walcot, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 26s.8d.
Helpringham, 20s. in assize rents, of Gilbert Umfravyle of his manor of Kyme, service unknown.
Willoughton, the manor of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4 marks.
Swinhope, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond by knight service, quantity unknown, annual value 30s.
Wroot, 1 toft, of whom held and the service is unknown, annual value nil because liable to flooding by the Trent.
He died on 11 Sept. 1416. Isabel wife of John Burgh of Yorkshire and Maud wife of John Kevermond of Lincolnshire are his sisters and heirs, aged 40 years and more and 21 years and more.
C 138/21, no. 47
E 149/108, no. 2
591 ISABEL WIDOW OF WILLIAM UFFORD, EARL OF SUFFOLK
Writ 5 Oct 1416.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Petersfield. 8 Oct.
After the death of John Straunge her first husband she held the manor of Chawton, with reversion to Gilbert Talbot, knight, son of Ankaret, sister of John son of John Straunge. It is held of the duchy of Lancaster, by the rent of a pair of spurs price 6d., at Michaelmas, annual value £20.
Gilbert Talbot is aged 30 years and more.
She died on 29 Sept. last. Richard earl of Warwick is her heir, being the son of Thomas de Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, her brother and heir, aged 28 years and more.
592
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket. 17 Oct.
She held the manors of Haughley, annual value £97 10s.11d., and Thorndon, annual value £35.17s.7 3/4d. in dower of William Ufford, by assignment in the chancery of Richard II. By letters patent of 12 Sept. 1385 [CPR 1385–9, p.24] Richard II granted that the manors which she then held with reversion to the king should remain to Michael de la Pole and the heirs male of his body. Isabel attorned to Michael for them and the reversion descended to William now earl of Suffolk, being the son of Michael, son of Michael, and the next heir male. He was 20 years of age on 16 Oct. last. Both manors are held of the king in chief by knight service.
She also held the castle and vill of Orford, the manor of Parham, the advowson of the priory of Campsey Ash, the manor and advowson of Ufford, the manor and lordship of Sogenho, the manor and lordship of Windervile and the quay and haven of Woodbridge for the term of her life by the grant of William Phelipp, Robert Asshefeld, Thomas Wroxham and Henry Sergeant, with reversion after her death to Robert de Wylughby, knight, lord of Eresby, by letters shown to the jurors. Robert, son and heir of William de Wylyghby is still alive, aged 26 years and more. Isabel attorned to him.
The manors and lordships of Sogenho and Windervile and the quay and haven of Woodbridge are held of the king in chief of the castle of Norwich by knight service, annual value 13s.4d.; the manor and advowson of Ufford of the Earl Marshal of his manor of Dunningworth, service unknown, annual value £10; and the manor of Parham with the advowson of Campsey Ash of Roger Swyllyngton of his manor of Wissett, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Date of death as above. Richard earl of Warwick, aged 26 years and more, is her next heir by blood.
593
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Attlebridge. 29 Oct. 1416.
She held the manor of Costessey in dower of William Ufford by the grant of Richard II, annual value 182 marks 21d. with reversion to Katherine, Elizabeth and Isabel, daughters of Michael de la Pole, late earl of Suffolk, in the king’s ward, in virtue of letters patent of Richard II [CPR 1381–5, pp.449–50] granting the reversion to Michael, their great-grandfather, in exchange for 180 marks from Kingston upon Hull, rendering 28s.5d. yearly to the king and £10 to the queen. Afterwards on 20 Aug. 1385 Richard II quitclaimed to Michael both the 28s.5d. and the £10 to the queen. The manor is also charged with a yearly rent of £10 to the abbey of Bon Repos. Katherine is aged 4 years and more, Elizabeth 3 years and more and Isabel 1 year and more.
William Ufford held the manor and advowson of Hickling on the day that he died by the grant of William Phelipp, Robert Ashefeld, Thomas Wroxham and Henry Sergeant, with reversion after the death of Isabel his wife to Robert de Swylington and Brian de Stapulton. They are held of Ralph earl of Westmorland by knight service …
[The remainder is mainly illegible].
C 138/21, no. 48
E 149/108, no. 3
594 THOMAS DE MORLEY, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Hatfield Broad Oak. 9 Nov.
Jointly with Anne his wife, who survives him, he held the manor and advowson of Great Hallingbury by the gift of Miles de Stapylton and Simon Felbrygge, knights, and William Rees, esquire, to them as Thomas lord de Morlee and Anne his wife with remainder to Thomas son of Robert, son of Thomas, by a charter dated 23 July 1407 and shown to the jurors. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, as parcel of the barony of Rye, annual values, the manor 40 marks, advowson 20 marks.
He died on 24 Sept. last. Thomas son of Robert is his next heir, aged 23 years and more.
595
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Bishop’s Stortford. 16 Nov. 1416.
Jointly with Anne his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by the same charter as above, he held the manor of Walkern with the advowson of Datchworth, as parcel of the same barony of Rye, annual values, the manor £20, advowson 10 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
596
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Hingham. 28 Oct.
Jointly with Anne his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, he held 40 messuages, 700 a. arable, 80 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture, 50 a. marsh, 40 a. alder and £12 2 1/2d. rent in Mattishall, Mattishall Burgh, East Tuddenham and North Tuddenham by the grant of Stephen de Hales, knight, and John Kyrkeby, rector of Stanfield. They are held of the bishop of Ely by knight service, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
On 20 July 1401 after his marriage with Anne he held the manors of Buxton, Hingham, Swanton Morley, Foulsham, Aldeby and Hockering, the hundreds of Eynsford and Forehoe, and the advowsons of Hingham, Swanton, Foulsham, Bintree, Hockering, Mattishall Burgh and Haddiscoe, and by his charter dated Thurs. 10 July 1401, by the name of Thomas lord Morley, marshal of Ireland, granted them with warranty to Henry bishop of Norwich, Robert bishop of London, Robert de Scales, then lord of Newsells, Thomas Stanley, clerk, Master John Thorp, William Rees, Robert Garveys, John Yelverton, James Byllyngford, now deceased, and Thomas Erpingham and Miles de Stapylton, knights, John Birlingham, clerk, and Richard Drewe, who are still living, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. Afterwards on 12 Aug. in the same year they granted them to farm to Thomas de Morle to hold to him and his executors for … years, rendering to the bishop and others … By letters patent of 18 Aug. 1401 [CPR 1399–1401, p.526] the king pardoned this alienation. Afterwards by a deed dated 29 May 1415 (?) to Thomas son of Robert …
On 6 Oct. 1416 by letters patent [CPR 1416–22, pp.53–4] the king pardoned William Phelippes and John Rodenale, knights, William Garveys, Nicholas Rikhull, Peter Garveys, Edmund Oldhall, Edmund Wynter, Henry Ingelos, John Smethis, Geoffrey Swynborne, Robert Watton, Thomas Hethe, Richard Baynard, William Rokewode and Henry Warner for acquiring from Thomas Erpingham and Miles Stapelton, knights, John Birlyngham, clerk, and Richard Drewe, the manors of Buxton and Foulsham and the hundred of Eynsford, held of the king in chief.
[The remainder is mainly illegible].
C 138/21, no. 49
E 149/107, no. 9
597 JOHN EARL OF HUNTINGDON AND RICHARD HIS SON
Writ 20 June 1414.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 2 Aug.
John Holland, late earl of Huntingdon, held the manors of Dartington and Fremington, the hundred of Fremington, the manors and boroughs of Barnstaple, Combe Martin and South Molton, the hundred of South Molton, the manors of Winkleigh and Newton Tracey and various lands and tenements in Blackborough, to himself and his heirs male by Elizabeth his wife. At his death they all came into the king’s hands. Henry IV granted their custody to John Cornewaill, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, the earl’s widow, to hold during the minority until an heir reached full age [CP 1399–1401, pp.483, 550].
They are all held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Dartington £40, Fremington with the hundred £120, Barnstaple with the borough £20, Combe Martin with the borough £26 13s.4d., South Molton with the borough and hundred £18, Winkleigh, 20 marks, Newton Tracey £4, Blackborough 26s.8d.
He also held the reversion of the manor of Flete, to himself, Elizabeth and their heirs, after the death of Isabel widow of John Daumarle, knight.
It is now held by Elizabeth. He also held the manors of Holsworthy, Bovey Tracey and Langacre of the king in chief, annual values unknown. They came into the king’s hands at his death and so remain.
Richard died on 3 Sept. 1400. John, his brother, son of the earl, was aged 18 years on 29 March last.
598
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 6 March.
Richard II held the manors of Bovey Tracey, Northlew, Holsworthy, Langacre, Barnstaple, Combe Martin, Fremington, South Molton, Dartington, Blackborough and Winkleigh with the hundreds of Fremington and South Molton, and with knight’s fees, advowsons of churches, abbeys, priories, hospitals, chantries and chapels, and with chases, parks, fairs, markets, franchises, liberties and services, and all other profits, and by letters patent [CPR 1385–9, p.495] granted them to John Holand and his heirs by Elizabeth his wife. He died seised of them and they descended to Richard, and so to John the present earl of Huntingdon.
John Cornewaill has held the manors of Barnstaple, Combe Martin, Fremington, South Molton, Dartington, Blackborough and Winkleigh with the hundreds, fees and advowsons, by the grant of Henry IV as above. Arnold Chagesty has held the manors of Bovey Tracey, Northlew, Holsworthy, and Langacre with fees and advowsons, title unknown.
All, except Blackborough, are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Bovey Tracey £20, Northlew 40s., Holsworthy £30, Langacre £16, Barnstaple £20, Combe Martin £26 13s.4d., Fremington with the hundred £120, South Molton with the hundred £18, Dartington £36, Winkleigh 20 marks, and Blackborough of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, service unknown, 26s.8d.
Dates of death and age of the present earl, 21 years on 29 March last, as above.
599
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 6 March.
All findings as last.
600
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon. 14 June.
John de Holand, late earl of Huntingdon, held ‘Felberdescourt’ manor in East Hanney in his demesne in fee tail to himself and his heirs by Elizabeth, then his wife, by letters patent [CPR 1385–9, p.494] now exemplified and shown to the jurors. John died on 8 Jan. 1400, and the manor descended to Richard their son, who died in the king’s ward on 3 Sept. 1400. Then it descended to John, the present earl, and remains in the king’s hands owing to his minority, It is held of the king in chief as a 30th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. John Cornewaill, knight, has taken the issues and still does so, title unknown.
Age of the present earl as last.
601
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon. 14 June.
All findings as last.
602
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon. 27 March.
Richard II by letters patent (as above, no. 600), exemplified by the king, granted John earl of Huntingdon £20 yearly from the farm of the county by the sheriff. It descended to the present earl but remained in the king’s hands owing to the minorities.
Dates of death and age of the present earl as above.
603
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon. 27 March.
All findings as last.
604
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 13 March 1417.
Richard II held the castle and manor of Trematon, and the manors of Calstock, Saltash and Tackbeare in his demesne as of fee and granted them with knight’s fees, advowsons, etc, to John de Holand, earl of Huntingdon, and Elizabeth his wife [CPR 1385–9, pp.494–5]. They died holding them and Richard their son was the heir.
All except Tackbeare are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Trematon £40, Calstock 40 marks, Saltash £15. John Cornewaill, knight, has held these manors and castle during the minority, title unknown. Of whom Tackbeare is held and by what service is unknown, annual value 20s. Arnold Chagesty has held it during the minority, title also unknown.
Dates of death and age of the present earl as above.
605
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston. 13 March 1417.
All findings as last.
606
Writ [16 Feb. 1417].
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 18 March.
Richard II held the manors of Blagdon, Lydford, Staunton and Haslebury Plucknett and the hundreds of Stone and Catsash, with all liberties and profits, bedelrys in the hundreds, knight’s fees and advowsons in his demesne as of fee, and granted them to John de Holand and Elizabeth his wife by letters patent as above [no. 598].
John held all except the following, held of him by his tenants at will: 1 tenement, 20 a. arable, and 1 a. meadow in Lydford by Thomas Jene; 1 tenement, 40 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in the same by Thomas Welde; 1 pasture called ‘Estfeld’ by William Rodebert and Henry Lirbek; 1 pasture called ‘Tryvettspark’ held by Walter Sherston in the same; and 1 close of meadow called ‘Muchellachemere’ by Adam Hunte. By his charter dated at his house in London on 22 Nov. 1399 the earl granted them all to William Yerde, esquire, to hold for the term of his life rendering 6s.10d. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms. He still holds with reversion to the earl.
All are held of the king in chief by fealty: Blagdon, annual value £31 of which £26 is in assize rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms and 100s. from demesne lands, the profits of the court, dovecot etc.; Lydford, annual value £45, payable at the same terms; Staunton, 40s. and Haslebury, £40 payable similarly, the hundreds, Stone 20 marks, Catsash £10.
The earl died on 7 Jan. 1400. Richard Holand, his son and heir by Elizabeth was under age, and the premises came into the king’s hands. Richard died without heirs of his body. John his brother, now earl of Huntingdon, was his heir. He was aged 21 years on 29 March 1416.
During the minority Roger Ilwyke has held the manor of Blagdon, Thomas Chalon, Lydford and John Millward, Staunton. John Grey, knight, son of Reynold Grey of Ruthin, Constance widow of Thomas the Earl Marshal and John Cornewaill, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, widow of the earl of Huntingdon, have held the manor of Haselbury Plucknett with knight’s fees and advowsons from 7 Jan. 1400 to date, title unknown. John Cornewaill and Elizabeth have also held the hundreds of Stone and Catsash.
607
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 18 March 1417.
All findings as last.
C 138/8, no. 23A and /21, no. 50
E 14 /107, no. 3
E 152/470