Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 654-699

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Kirby, J. L. . "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 654-699", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 20, Henry V, (London, 1995). 207-219. British History Online. Web. 18 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol20/pp207-219.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 654-699

654 THOMAS, EARL OF ARUNDEL
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
LONDON. Inquisition. 28 March.
He held nothing in London.
He died on 14 Oct. last. Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk, Joan Beauchamp and Margaret Arundell are his sisters and next heirs, all aged 30 years and more.
655
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Dartford. 6 April.
He held nothing in Kent.
He died on 14 Oct. last.
Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk, wife of Gerard Ufflete, knight, aged 30 years and more; Joan lady Abergavenny, aged 30 years and more; and Margaret wife of Roland Lenthale, knight, aged 24 years and more, are his sisters and heirs.
656
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Swaffham. 23 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: the castle vill and manor of Castle Acre, annual value £20, the manor of Mileham £23 6s.8d., the hundreds of Launditch and South Greenhoe, each 50s., and the advowson of East Ruston 20s.
He died on 13 Oct. last, heirs as above, Elizabeth and Joan, each aged 40 years and more, and Margaret 30 years and more.
657
NORFOLK. Inquisition, ex officio. Oxborough. 10 Dec. 1415.
He held the manor called Earl’s Wickham in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, with knight’s fees and advowsons, annual value 8 marks and assize rents of £15 13s.7d. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms.
He died on 13 Oct. last. The prior of Castle Acre has taken the profits since then.
[Torn].
658
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 17 March.
He held the manor of Upton St. Leonards in his demesne as of fee of the abbot of Gloucester, service unknown, annual value 60s.
Date of death and heirs as above [no. 656].
659
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Dunmow. 30 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
High Roding, the manor, from which the prioress of Cheshunt has had a yearly rent of 10 quarters of corn, from time immemorial, annual value 50 marks.
Housham, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10 6s.8d. The abbot of Bermondsey holds the manor of Cowick in Sheering of the manor of Housham as 1 knight’s fee, rendering 100s. to the lord of Housham at each vacancy of the abbey.
Margaretting, half the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £6. By letters patent he granted the other half to Richard Pavy, esquire, for the term of 60 years or the life of Richard if he died within the 60 years, and the earl warranted it to him. Later he quitclaimed it to Richard for life, with reversion to his own right heirs.
By his charter dated at East Dean on 16 Dec. 1405 he granted John Wele, esquire, the manor of Woolston in Chigwell, except for wards, marriages and reliefs, to hold for life rendering a rose at Midsummer. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £16.
He granted the manor called ‘Langetones’ in Little Canfield to John Someray for life with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is held of Joan countess of Hereford by knight service, annual value £8.
Date of death as above. Elizabeth and Joan are his sisters and heirs.
660
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford. 18 July 1416.
By his charter dated at Arundel castle on 10 Aug. 1414 he granted to John Rygoll, his messenger, the manor of Berwick in Barkway, except for wards, marriages, reliefs and advowson, to hold for life rendering a rose at Midsummer. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 8 marks. John Rygoll is living and holding it.
Date of death and heirs as above.
661
Writ to Thomas de Morley and John Inglethorp, knights, Robert Darcy and the sheriffs of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, ordering them to inquire and take into the king’s hands all the earl’s lands etc. 15 Oct. 1415. [CFR 1413–22, p.119. Cf. supersedeas, CCR 1413–6, p.290, 6 Dec. 1415].
ESSEX. Inquisition before John Howard, sheriff and Robert Darcy. Chelmsford. 2 Nov. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service:
High Roding, the manor, annual value £42 4s.
Woolston in Chigwell, the manor, annual value £16.
Housham, the manor, annual value £10 6s.8d.
Margaretting, the manor, annual value £13 7s.8d.
John Someray holds the manor of Little Canfield called ‘Langetones’ for life by the grant of Thomas, with reversion to him and his heirs. It is held of Joan, countess of Hereford, by knight service, annual value £8.
The abbot of Bermondsey holds the manor of Cowick in Sheering of the manor of Housham as 1 knight’s fee, and renders 100s. at each vacancy of the abbey.
Date of death as above. Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk, wife of Gerard Ufflete, knight, Joan de Beauchamp, lady Abergavenny, both aged 44 years and more, and Margaret wife of Roland Leynthale, knight, aged 30 years and more, are his sisters and heirs.
In High Roding he had 12 foals, £4; 6 oxen with 2 ploughs, 60s.; 27 cows, £8 6s.8d.; 120 sheep, 100s.; 24 a. sown with corn at 3s. the a.; 60 quarters of oats and peas, 100s.; 30 quarters of barley, £4 10s.; 1 cart with 2 horses and all the apparatus for manuring, price 20s.
In Housham he had 12 cows, worth £4; 1 bull, 6s.8d.; 40 sheep, 40s.; in the hands of John Lytle, farmer, owed to Thomas before Michaelmas last. The commissioners have taken them into the king’s hands.
662
Writ 5 May 1416.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford. 19 June.
Richard father of Thomas granted the manor of Sotwell to Thomas Parker, his esquire, for life. Thomas confirmed the grant and Parker still holds of the abbot of Hyde, service unknown.
He died on 12 Oct. last. Heirs to the reversion of the manor as above.
663
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 11 March.
In virtue of a fine of 1347 [CP 25/1/287/43, no. 401] by which they were granted to Richard, earl of Arundel, by John de Alresford and John Sprot, chaplains, he held in his demesne as of fee the castles, manors and vills of Clun and Oswestry, and the manors of Ryton, Bucknell, Clunbury, Dodington, Heath, Church Stretton, Westhope, Lydley, Heys, Cound, Acton Round, Wroxeter, Upton Magna and Hints.
[This inquisition is mainly illegible, but the findings are listed in CFR 1413–22, pp.163–6].
664
Writ, melius sciri, as to his status in Castell Dinas Bran, Holt, Bromfield, Yale and Wrexham in the earldom of Warenne … June 1416.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 17 July.
He held in his demesne in fee tail the castles of Castell Dinas Bran, and Holt, and lands in Bromfield, Yale and Wrexham, parcels of the earldom of Warenne in the March, under a fine of 1366 [CP 25/1/288/48, no. 663] by which John duke of Lancaster and others granted them to Richard earl of Arundel and Surrey and Eleanor his wife, with remainder to Richard de Arundell, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of his body. They held and had issue Thomas, Elizabeth, Joan and Margaret, as above.
665
Writ to John Pelham, knight, Robert Writele and the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, to inquire and take into the king’s hands. 15 Oct. 1415. [CFR 1413–22, p.119].
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Arundel, before John Pelham, knight and the sheriff. 22 Oct.
John de Alresford and John Sprot, chaplains, granted to Richard earl of Arundel, as above [no. 663], the castle, vill and manor of Arundel, the manors of East Dean, Singleton, Stansted, Westbourne, Pallingham, Dunhurst, Leigh, East Lavington, Graffham, Alversham, Cocking, Lyminster, Poling, North Stoke, Wepham, Offham, Storrington, Preston, East Hampnett, West Hampnett, Woolbeding, Pinkhurst, Highfure and Orfold, the hundreds of Westbourne, Singleton, Eastbourne, Box, Stockbridge, Avesford, Bury, Rotherbridge, West Easewrithe and Poling, and return of writs in the hundreds and forest and chases of Arundel, with remainder to Eleanor, daughter of Henry earl of Lancaster and her heirs male by Richard.
[Damaged and incomplete, details in CFR 1413–22, p.164].
666
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Lewes, before John Pelham, knight, and Robert Writell, commissioners. 24 Oct. 1415.
Long before his death he granted to Thomas lord Camoys, John Bohun, John Wyltshire, Thomas Sakevyle, knights William Lasyngby, Robert Hylle, William Cheyne, Robert Pobelewe, Thomas Harlyng, John Wyke, clerks, David Holbach, John Wele, Richard Wakehurst, William Boerly, William Ryman, Thomas Sencler, John Fitzpiers, Thomas Salman and Richard Laken, the castle and lordship of Lewes and the manors of Allington, Houndean, Northease, Rodmell, Newhaven, Rottingdean, Brighton, Patcham, Clayton, Keymer, Piecombe, Middleton, Ditchling, Cuckfield, Worth and Seaford. [Licence CPR 1413–6, p.336]. They are held of the king in chief by knight service. He died holding the castle etc. of Arundel and the manors of East Dean etc. as in last, annual values and status unknown.
He died on 14 Oct. Heirs as above.
667
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Bramber. 28 Oct. 1417.
He held more than was found in earlier inquisitions, namely the manor of Shoreham, comprising, the site, annual value nil, 240 a. at 4d. the a., 6 a. meadow at 10d. and pasture for 200 sheep 4s. It is held of John duke of Norfolk of the castle of Bramber, service unknown.
His next heirs are the duke of Norfolk, son of Elizabeth, his sister, Joan lady Abergavenny, his 2nd sister, and Edmund son of Roland Lenthale, knight, and of Margaret, his 3rd sister, aged 30, 40 and 3 years and more.
668
SURREY. Inquisition. Reigate. Monday … 1415–6.
Long before his death Thomas granted by royal licence to Thomas lord Camoys and others [as above, no. 666] the castle and lordship of Reigate, and the manors of Betchworth and Dorking to hold to them and their heirs and assigns of the king in chief.
He also held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of the tolls and customs of the towns of Guildford and Southwark of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £4.
William Milton and Richard Shrovesbury, bailiffs of Guildford, have taken the profits from 14 October when he died until the present. They are held of James Botelere, earl of Ormond as 1 knight’s fee.
Heirs as above, Elizabeth and Joan, aged 40 years, Margaret aged 32 years.
669
Writ 28 Oct. 1415.
SURREY. Inquisition. Lambeth. 25 Oct.
Robert Thresk, clerk, formerly held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 230 a. arable, 36 a. wood and 12s. rent in West Burgh, Banstead, Ewell and Sandown of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £4. By his deed dated 12 Feb. 1415 he enfeoffed Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey, John Fitzpiers, esquire, Richard Wakehurst and Nicholas Dixon, and their heirs and assigns in this messuage and lands without the king’s licence.
He died on 14 Oct. last. Heirs as above.
670
Writ 18 Feb. 1416.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury. 30 June.
In virtue of the fine of 1347, as above [no. 663] he held the manors of Keevil and Knighton and half the manor of Bulkington.
671
Two writs to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer asking for the terms of the fines of the 21st and 28th year of Edward III under which he held premises in Sussex, Shropshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. 26 Oct. 1415.
Copies of the feet of fines, CP 25/1/287/43 no. 401, and 287/45, no. 505. (Calendared in Abstracts of feet of fines relating to Sussex, Edward II to Henry VII, ed. L.F. Salzmann, Sussex Rec. Soc. no. XXIII, 1916, nos.2063 and 2147; and Abstracts of feet of fines relating to Wiltshire in the reign of Edward III, ed. C.R. Elrington, Wilts. Rec. Soc. no. XXIX, 1974, nos.334 and 421).
C 138/23, no. 54
E 149/104, no. 3
E 152/464, no. 2
672 THOMAS DYSTER
Writ, plura. 8 Feb. 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton castle. 18 Feb.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 1 cottage, 2 crofts and 1 virgate in Plumpton, not mentioned in the earlier inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 1015]. Of whom they are held and by what service is unknown, annual value 32s. William Harwedon has held since Thomas’s death and is answerable to the king for the profits. Helen Dyster is his sister and heir, aged 13 years and more.
673
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton castle. 3 March 1419.
Thomas, son and heir of John Dyster, died on 4 July 1403, holding in his demesne as of fee 1 cottage, 2 crofts and 20s. rent from 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Plumpton, with the reversion of the messuage and virgate after the deaths of Thomas Cherie and John Cherie who hold for life by the grant of John Dyster, the father, annual value of the cottage and crofts 12s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Farthinghoe, annual value 13s.4d.
C 138/24, no. 56
E 149/108, no. 7
674 RICHARD AP YEVAN
Writ 20 Nov. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott. 10 Feb. 1417.
Isabel the late wife of Richard ap Yevan held in her demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 15 a. meadow and 4 a. pasture called ‘Freselles’ in Bledlow; 1 virgate of 30 a. in the same place which John Syward holds at farm; 1 messuage, 80 a. arable and 5 a. meadow in Princes Risborough; 30 a. arable and 4 a. wood in the same which William Petypas holds at farm; and 2 messuages, 160 a. and 2 a. in the same and in Aston Sandford called ‘Freselles’. So seised she married Richard and had issue Katharine who married John Oldecastell, knight. They had issue John Oldecastell. Katharine died and Isabel died holding the premises in her demesne as of fee. Then Richard held by the courtesy of England with reversion to John son of Katharine. So Richard died.
The 100 a. etc. in Bledlow called ‘Freselles’ is held of the rector of Bledlow in socage by a yearly rent of 2s., annual value 2 marks; the virgate in Bledlow of Bernard Saunderdon in socage by a rent of 14d., annual value 1/2 mark; the messuage and 80 a. in Princes Risborough of the king of the honor of Wallingford in socage by a rent of 1d., annual value 20s.; the 30 a. etc. in Princes Risborough of the king of the same honor in socage, by a rent of 6d., annual value 1/2 mark; and the messuage etc. in the same place and in Aston Sandford called ‘Freselles’ of the king in socage of the same honor by a rent of 20s., annual value 20s.
He died on 10 Sept. last. John Oldecastell, son of Katharine, his heir, is aged 20 years and more.
C 138/24, no. 57
675 JOHN DYNELAY
Writ to Chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, for John Dynelay of Downham, 10 April 1416.
Writ to the escheator in Lancashire, 15 April 1416.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition. Ormskirk. 26 April.
John Dynelay of Downham held 2 parts of the manor of Downham and the reversion of the 3rd part which Alice widow of Richard de Dynelay, his father, holds in dower, in fee tail by the grant of Henry de Dounum, clerk, except for a rent of 38s.2d. and the reliefs and reversions of the tenants. The manor is held of the king of the Crown as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value of the 2 parts 12 marks.
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held 3 messuages, 100 a. arable, 20 a. meadow and 6s. rent in Clitheroe by the grant of John de Morlay. They are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
He died on 6 April last. Richard his son and heir is aged 15 years and more.
676 HENRY DYNELAY
Writs to the Chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster for Henry de Dynelay, 5 April 1416 and 14 Nov. 1417.
Writ of Richard II to John duke of Lancaster, 13 July 1390, and writ of John duke of Lancaster to the escheator, 7 Aug. 1390.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition. Lancaster. 9 Aug. 1390.
Henry de Dynelay held 2 parts of the manor of Downham in fee tail of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of the whole manor by charter of Henry late duke of Lancaster, earl of Derby, Lincoln and Leicester, and steward of England, to John de Dynelay and the heirs of his body. John died seised of it, and it descended to Richard de Dynelay who married Alice Kighlay. They had issue Henry, Margaret now the wife of William de Popelay, Elizabeth now the wife of Henry Lascy and Isabel now the wife of William Parkyn. Alice died and Richard married Alice daughter of William Frank of … Joan daughter surviving … Richard died seised of it and Henry succeeded as son and heir … 2 parts of all the lands and tenements formerly of Henry de Dounton, clerk … fee tail by grant of Henry de Dounton …
[The remainder is almost all illegible].
677
Commision to Richard de Hoghton, knight, Ralph de Prestwych and James del Holte. 6 April 1416.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition, before Ralph de Prestwych and James del Holte. Manchester 9 May.
Henry duke of Lancaster held the manor of Downham in his demesne as of fee of Edward III in chief of the Crown as a 4th part of a knight’s fee and by 38s.2d. yearly rent. He granted it to John Dynelay and the heirs of his body. It descended to Richard his son and from him to Henry his son, who died holding it of Richard II, annual value £20.
He died on 10 Jan. 1385. Margaret wife of Richard Radeclif is the daughter and next heir of Henry. John Parker of Foulridge has taken the profits since his death, title unknown.
678
Writ to the treasurer and barons of the exchequer, asking for details of the inquisitions. 26 Nov. 1416.
Writ, for Henry de Dynelay. 24 June 1417.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition. Ormskirk. 20 April 1416.
Henry de Dynelay held the manor of Downham of Richard II of the Crown by knight service. He married Alice daughter of John de Mallen. After his death Alice had a daughter Margaret on 8 Aug. 1384, whose wardship with the manor belonged to Richard II, annual value £15.
On his death John Parker of Foulridge intruded, occupied it and took the profits for 6 years. Then John Dynelay entered and took the profits until 13 April 1416, title unknown. Margaret is aged 30 years and more.
679
Writs 24 March and 12 July 1417.
LANCASHIRE. Pleas at Lancaster, before John de Markham and his fellow, justices of the king of Castile and duke of Lancaster, Monday in the 3rd week of Lent, 13th year of his regality [5 March 1385?].
The assize came to determine whether John le Boold, William Daweson and Richard Alayn of Downham unjustly disseised Margaret daughter of Henry Dynelay of her free tenement in Downham after the crossing etc., and that she was disseised of 40 a. They did not come but Adam Rous answered for them as their bailiff that they did not disseise her, and put them on the assize.
For Margaret it was said that Henry duke of Lancaster once held the manor of Downham, of which the 40 a. are parcel, in his demesne as of fee, and by his charter shown, and dated at Preston on 22 Sept. in the 4th year of his dukedom [1354?] gave it to John Dynelay to hold to him and the heirs of his body, with all profits, rents of free tenants, 38s.2d. and reliefs excepted, which 40 a. were parcel of the manor. Also Edward III by his charter shown to the jurors, and dated 30 Oct. 1344 [recte, 1357, CPR 1354–8, p.626] pardoned John de Dynelay for acquiring the manor of Downham in the duchy of Lancaster from duke Henry. He held the 40 a. and died. They descended to Richard his son and heir, and so to Henry his son and heir, and then to Margaret as his daughter and heir. John de Boold, William and Richard disseised her.
Writ to Chancellor in Lancaster. Waltham. 27 June 1417.
Another copy of plea.
C 138/24, no. 58
680 JOHN LANHERGY
Writ for proof of age. 26 July 1416.
CORNWALL. Proof of age. Bodmin. 5(?) Oct. 1416.
The jurors say that he was born at Bodmin and baptised in the church of St. Petrock on 8 Feb. 1391, and is therefore aged 21 years and more.
John Polmorva, aged 44 years and more, knows this because he had a daughter, Lucy, baptised in that church on that day.
Stephen Bodulgat, 46 and more, was one of the godfathers.
Roland Roche, 48 and more, was the other godfather.
Thomas Tregorna, 43 and more, saw John Forset, chaplain, baptise John.
John Tregasowe, 47 and more, carried John to the church.
John Jope, 45 and more, was sent that day to Lostwithiel to announce the birth to John the father.
Thomas Weryng, 43 and more … married Maud daughter of Roger Moyll in that church on that day.
John Collan, 49 and more … met John being carried to the church.
James Saus, 43 and more … Joan the mother … met a messenger of John Chenduyt and asked for news …
John Josep …
Andrew Borlas, 45 and more, met John going from the church … gave 40d..
William Savage, 48 and more, was parish clerk and was present at the baptism.
[Parts illegible].
C 138/24, no. 60
681 AGNES WIDOW OF ROBERT HIBBURNE
Writ to assign dower. 20 Nov. 1416 [CCR 1413–6, p.323].
NORTHUMBERLAND. Assignment of dower … in the presence of Thomas son and heir of Robert …
Assigned a 3rd part of: 1/2 husbandland in Newton by the Sea in the tenure of Richard Howyk; 13 a. of demesne land and 1 a. meadow beyond … wife of Edward Welle in Hebburn; all of Robert’s holdings in Hebburn now in the tenure of John Fox; 3 husbandlands there called ‘Freland’, now held by Thomas Lylleburn; a waste mill in the same place; … husbandlands in Earle, Callerton and East Ditchburn; … a waste mill there; 1 burgage in Alnwick; … a tenement and 6 a. in Ellington, as dower … in accordance with the extent made by John Bertram, late escheator.
[Partly illegible].
C 138/24, no. 64
682 WILLIAM SYBYLE
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition, ex officio. Newmarket. 10 March 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief 40 a. in Great Wilbraham formerly belonging to a toft called ‘Dennysyerde’, and the 40 a. remain in the king’s hands owing to the outlawry of John his father, annual value 20s.
He died on 20 Sept. 1415. John his son is aged 14 years and more.
C 138/24, no. 65
683 JOHN SCATFORD
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple. 5 Oct. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 2 dovecots, 3 gardens, 1 furlong, 10 a. meadow, 10 a. wood and 10 a. furze in Tawstock, and 1 messuage and 1 furlong in Yarnscombe, of Fulk Fitzwaryn, who is under age in the king’s ward; in Tawstock by knight service and a rent of 20s. and 1 lb. pepper, and in Yarnscombe by knight service, annual values 2 marks and 6s.8d., at which rates they are farmed.
He died on 10 March 1411. Thomas his son and heir, aged 10 years and more, is married to Agnes daughter of Walter Milemite. Since his death Walter Milemite and Joan his wife have taken the profits.
C 138/24, no. 66
684 JOHN GREYNDORE, KNIGHT
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Mitcheldean. 16 Nov. 1416.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Abenhall, the manor and advowson, and Mitcheldean, half the manor and the advowson at the 3rd presentation, of John duke of Bedford of his castle of St. Briavels in the forest of Dean as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s.
Chepstow in the March, 1 burgage, formerly of John Lassels, of the earl of March, service unknown, annual value 3s.4d.
English Bicknor, 1 messuage, 6 a. arable, 4 a. meadow, of Edmund lord Ferrers by suit of court there, annual value 3s.4d.
Newland in the forest of Dean, 1 messuage, 3 carucates, 8 a. meadow, 12 a. wood called Noxon, of the abbot of Flaxley, service unknown, annual value 20s., and 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 2 a. meadow and 2 a. wood, of John duke of Bedford of the castle of [St. Briavels] by suit of court there.
St. Briavels, 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 3 a. meadow, 3 a. wood called Harthill by a rose at Midsummer.
Awre, 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 3 a. meadow and 3 a. wood, of the earl of Ormond by the rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value 20s.
He died on 11 Sept. 1416. Robert his son is aged 30 years and more.
E 149/107, no. 10
685 WILLIAM BULNEYS
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Cotton Mills. 25 July 1416.
He held 1 messuage in Newland in Northampton in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief in burgage, annual value 5s.
He died on 2 Oct. 1394. Richard Steynesworth of Northampton, woolman, held it until Michaelmas 1395, and since then John Loudeham of Northampton, titles unknown.
E 149/108, no. 6
686 WILLIAM SKYVYNGTON
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition ex officio. Nottingham. 19 Oct. 1416.
He held the manor of Cossall in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 53s.4d.
He died on 9 Sept. 1415. Humphrey his son is aged 12 years and more, and is in the wardship of Thomas Rempston, knight, who has taken the profits since William’s death.
E 149/108, no. 11
687 THOMAS REYNES, ESQUIRE
Writ 14 June 1417.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Warminster. 18 June.
He held nothing in Wiltshire.
He died on 23 Dec. (after St. Thomas) last. John his son is aged 12 years and more.
688
Writ 5 Sept. 1417.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell. 25 Sept.
He held nothing in Buckinghamshire.
He died on 16 Dec. (before St. Thomas) 1416. Heir as above.
C 138/25, no. 1
689 JAMES DE HARYNGTON, KNIGHT
Writ 2 Feb. 1418.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle. 2 April.
He held a 3rd part of:
Bothel, the manor, of Henry earl of Northumberland of his manor of Papcastle by a rent of 3s., payable on 15 Aug., annual value 40s.
Bowness, the manor with the hamlets of Drumbough, Fingland and Easton, of Thomas de Dacre of his manor of Burgh by Sands by a cornage rent of 11d., annual value nil owing to destruction by the Scots.
Beaumont, the manor, of Lord Dacre of the same manor by a cornage rent of 1d., payable on 15 Aug., annual value 30s.
Brunstock, the vill, of Lord Dacre of his manor of Rockliffe, annual value nil owing to destruction by the Scots.
He died on 26 Aug. last. Richard his son and heir is aged 15 years.
C 138/25, no. 2
690 RICHARD ARCHES, KNIGHT
Writ 4 Oct. 1417.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Aylesbury. 10 Nov.
He held nothing in Buckinghamshire.
He died on 5 Sept. John his son and heir is aged 7 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 3
691 JAMES DURBURGH
Writ 5 Nov. 1416.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Gloucester. 12 June 1417.
He held certain lands and tenements in Magor in the March constituting the manor of Magor in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
He died on 4 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 19 years and more.
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E 152/475
692 JOHN FITZWARYN
Writ 16 Dec. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 5 April 1418.
He held the manor of Spitchwick in his demesne as of fee of Robert Ponnyngys, knight, of his manor of Stogursey in Somerset by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 3 Oct. last. Fulk Fitzwaryn son of Fulk, son of Fulk his brother, is next heir, aged 14 years and more in the king’s ward.
C 138/25, no. 7
693 RICHARD BERNERS
Writ 8 Oct. 1417.
SURREY. Inquisition. Leatherhead. 24 Oct.
He held 18s. rent in West Horsley, payable by equal parts at the 4 terms in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV of Windsor castle by knight service.
He died on 6 Aug. 1412. Margery his daughter and next heir is aged 7 years and more. Thomas de Leukenore, knight, and Philippa his wife, formerly Richard’s wife, have held it since his death, and are answerable to the king for the profits.
694
Writ 6 Dec. 1417.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Islington. 4 March 1418.
He held the manor of Barnsbury in Islington in his demesne as of fee of Richard bishop of London as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value £12. He died on 6 Aug. 1412. Margery his daughter and next heir was aged 7 years on 24 Oct. last. Thomas Lewkenore, knight, and Philippa his wife, formerly Richard’s wife, hold a 3rd part in dower, and still take the profits. Richard bishop of London holds 2 parts and takes the profits.
Writ for Norfolk and Suffolk. 2 Dec. 1417. No inquisition.
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E 149/111, no. 13
695 JOAN WIDOW OF JOHN SPYCER
Writ 18 March 1417.
KENT. Inquisition. Billeric a. 22 April.
She held half the manor of Street in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee by a rent of 10s. for the ward of Dover castle. There are: the site, annual value nil, 4 a. pasture at 8d., 110 a., 3 roods of arable and pasture at 8d., assize rents 13s.4d. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, fee farm 16s., and perquisites of courts nil beyond the fees of the officers. She also held 82 a. arable and 1 1/2 a. wood there in gavelkind, of various lords: the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Lyminge, John Fawkener of the court of Hurst, Henry Horne of the court of Knowle, Thomas Grovehurst of the court of Sellindge and Robert Knyvet of the court of Newington, amounts and services unknown.
John son of John Spycer of Canterbury is her heir for the half manor. John and Robert his brother are heirs in gavelkind, ages 21 years and more and 18 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 9
E 149/110, no. 1
696 WILLIAM PAULYN OF HUNMANBY
Writ 1 April 1417
YORK. Inquisition. Scarborough. 14 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Hunmanby, 2 messuages, 4 1/2 tofts, 11 1/4 bovates, and 4 1/2 bovates in Fowthorpe in Hunmanby, of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee and by 14 1/2. rent to the king’s wapentake at Candlemas, annual values, the tofts 12s., the bovates 45s.
Cayton, 1 messuage, 1 toft with croft and 1/2 bovate, of Thomas de St. Quintin by a rent of 5d., annual value 2s.
Killerby, 1 bovate of William Kylwardby by a 1d. rent, annual value 20d.
Hunmanby, 1 croft of Henry Percy of Atholl, knight, by knight service and 6d. rent, annual value 6d.
He died on 2 Feb. 1417. Thomas his son is aged 29 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 10
697 ALICE WIDOW OF RICHARD TORELL
Writ 5 Sept. 1417
ESSEX. Inquisition. Brentwood. 16 Sept.
She held in dower a 3rd part of ‘Thornless’ manor in Thurrock of the king in chief by the petty serjeanty of napery at the coronation, annual value of the 3rd part 4 marks. The reversion is to Thomas son and heir of Richard, a minor in the king’s ward.
She died on 23 Feb. 1415. Thomas the son and heir was 20 years of age on 21 Sept last. Reynold Haldenby, John Bray and their executors have held the 3rd part since her death, title unknown.
C 138/25, no. 11
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698 THOMAS SKIPWITH, KNIGHT
Writ 8 Feb. 1418.
YORK. Inquisition. Howden. 14 March.
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor and vill of Skipwith in Skipwith and Menthorpe, 2 parts of Thomas Langeley, bishop of Durham by knight service, annual value £10; and the 3rd part called ‘Wakesfee’ of the heir of the earl of Kent by knight service, annual value 100s.
He died on 1 Dec. last. William his son and heir is aged 22 weeks and more.
699
Writ 8 Feb. 1418.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Louth. 9 June.
He held the manor of South Ormsby jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies by the grant of Thomas de Enderby and Richard Travers of Harby, of Lord Grey of Codnor, service unknown, annual value £10.
William his son and heir is aged 34 weeks on this day.
C 138/25, no. 12
E 149/110, no. 7