Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 700-749

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 700-749

700 ANTHONY DE BESTON
Writ 15 March 1418.
YORK. Inquisition. Wakefield. 29 March.
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 tenement and 2 bovates of arable and meadow in Snaith by Carlton of the king in socage of the duchy of Lancaster of the honor of Pontefract by a rent of 3s.4d. at Pontefract castle, annual value 13s.4d.
Ralph de Beston his father by charter dated at Beeston on 31 March 1410 granted to William de Haryngton and Richard Goldesburgh, knights, Thomas Goldesburgh, Gilbert de Legh of Middleton, Brian de Beston and Miles de Beston, all his lands in Beeston, Cottingley, Churwell, Morley and Ardsley, to them and their heirs and assigns, and they still hold them.
He died on 4 Oct. 1417. Thomas de Beston, vicar of Wharram Percy, is his brother and next heir, aged 40 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 13
701 GEORGE SALVAN
Writ 11 Feb. 1418.
YORK. Inquisition. Pocklington. 19 March.
In right of Elizabeth his wife he held until her death on 4 Oct. 1416, and since then by the courtesy of England because they had issue:
Atwick, Kilnwick on the Wolds, and Applegarth, a 3rd part of a 3rd part of the manors.
Hunmanby, a 3rd part of 9 messuages and 15 1/2 bovates.
Bransholme, Sutton in Holderness, half of a 3rd part of 2 parts of the castle and manors with appurtenances in Sutton, Bransholme, Stoneferry, Rowlston, Hornsea with Burton, Coniston and North Frodingham and the 6 advowsons of the chantry of 6 chaplains in Sutton.
The 3rd part of Kilnwick and Applegarth and premises in Hunmanby are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 6s.8d; the 3rd part of the 3rd part of Atwick manor of Lord de Roos of his manor of Roos, service unknown, annual value 40s.; and the remainder of Thomas, duke of Clarence, of his manor of Burstwick, service unknown, annual value 100s.
He died on 26 Jan. last. John son and heir of both George and Elizabeth was aged 10 years and more at his death.
C 138/25, no. 14
E 149/110, no. 6
702 CHRISTINA WIDOW OF JOHN WENDOUT
Writ 30 Nov. 1417.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 18 March 1418.
She held in dower of the inheritance of Thomas de Hibburn, kinsman and heir of John Wendout, a 3rd part of half the manor of Newton by the Sea, annual value 20s., and a 3rd part of the manor of Hebburn, annual value 13s.4d. and no more owing to destruction by the Scots. Both are held of the king in chief of the crown as a 4th part of a knight’s fee.
She died on 22 Feb. 1417. Thomas Hibburn, son of Robert, son of Isabel, sister of John Wendout is John’s heir, aged 28 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 15
703 ALAN STRANGE, ESQUIRE
Writ 12 Feb. 1418.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham. 3 March.
He held 2s. yearly rent from 1 messuage and 1 carucate held by John Herdewyk in Westbury of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford by knight service.
He died on 20 Dec. last. Alice his daughter and heir is aged 12 years and more.
704
Writ 12 Feb. 1418.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick. 16 March.
He held the manor of Walton Dervyle extending in Walton Mauduit, Wellesbourne Hastings and Wellesbourne Mountford in his demesne as of fee, and by his charter dated 29 April last granted it to Master William Mountfort, clerk, Thomas Aylesbury, knight, John vicar of Wellesbourne Hastings, John Langston and Hugh Dalby and their heirs, on condition that if he, Alan, died beyond the sea, they should pay his debts and those of Margaret Strange his mother from the issues, and afterwards the debts cleared, enfeoff Alice his daughter, now aged 12 years and more, to herself and her heirs.
The manor is held of the earl of Warwick by knight service, annual value £20.
He died overseas in the king’s army on 20 Dec. last.
C 138/25, no. 16
E 149/111, no. 15
705 RICHARD DE FULSHAM
Writ 8 Aug. 1417.
KENT. Inquisition. Rochester. 29 Sept.
He held in his demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II the manor of Great Delce, as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, and 1 carucate in Chatham of the castle of Leeds by fealty and rents of 22d. and a pair of gilt spurs, annual values, the manor £8, the carucate 40s.
He died on 12 Oct. 1388. John Croydoun of London is his kinsman and heir, being the son of Thomas, son of Agnes, sister of Benet, father of Richard.
William Venour senior entered the premises immediately after the death of Richard and held them for 6 years, title unknown. Then William his son entered and held for 12 years until he enfeoffed Drogo Barentyn, William Pynch and John Clyfton, parson of Leybourne and others, in fee simple. They have held since.
C 138/25, no. 17
E 149/110, no. 12
706 WALTER TAILBOYS, KNIGHT
Writ 18 Sept. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby. 2 Nov.
Jointly with Margaret his wife who survives him he held the manor and advowson of Newton Kyme by the grant of William Chauncy, vicar there, William Tailboys and Thomas de Lincoln, chaplain to them, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs, by charter shown to the jurors. It is held of John de Stapelton, service unknown, annual value £20.
He died on 20 Sept. Walter his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
707
Writ 18 Sept. 1417.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Wragby. 28 Sept.
He held the manor of Sotby in his demesne as of fee. There are: 1 dovecot, annual value 2s.6d., 1 grange, 1 byre, 1 barton, annual value with rest of site, nil, 1 carucate in demesne 26s.8d., 42 a. meadow at 4d., rent from free tenants 20s., from unfree tenants £12 10s.3d. at Martinmas, Candlemas, Whitsun and Lammas, boon works of tenants, winter and Lent 3s.4d., autumn 6s.8d., pleas and perquisites of court 6s.8d. beyond fees of the steward. It is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/25, no. 18
E 149/111, no. 17
708 ROBERT MARSSHALL
Writ 5 Sept. 1417.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Bishop’s Stortford. 12 Sept.
He held to himself and the heirs male of his body a manor in Standon called ‘Bertrammes’ by the grant of Robert Marsshall his father, with remainder to Roger Marsshall [his kinsman?] and his heirs. It is held of the king in socage by fealty and a yearly rent of 8d., annual value 5 marks.
He died on 6 Jan. 1403 without heirs male. The manor should descend to Thomas Torell as heir of Roger Marsshall, being the son of Richard, son of Elizabeth, sister of Roger. Robert Lytton, knight, Robert’s executor has held and taken the profits, title unknown. Thomas Torell was aged 20 years on 21 Sept. last. His next heir is unknown.
C 138/25, no. 19
E 152/474, no. 3
709 CHRISTINA SPILMAN
Writ 14 Feb. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Amesbury. 25 Sept. 1417.
Owing to the idiocy of Christina Spilman alias Spileman 1 messuage with curtilage, 6. a. arable and 1 a. meadow in West Wellow were taken into the hands of Edward III and remain in the present king’s hands. They are held of the earl of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 40d.
She died on 29 Sept. 1413. Isabel wife of William Edryche and Maud Hakepanne are her heirs; Isabel being the daughter of Joan, daughter of Henry, brother of Maud, mother of Christina, and Maud Hakepanne, the daughter of Joan, daughter of Henry, aged 30 years and more and 16 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 20
710 WILLIAM BOYVYLE
Writ 16 Oct. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 22 Nov.
He held the manor of Skerraton in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief in free socage rendering 3s. yearly at Exeter castle and 3 barbed arrows when the king hunts in Dartmoor forest, annual value 42s.; and also in his demesne as of fee the manor of West Ogwell, half the manor with the advowson of Joan widow of John de la Pomeray, knight, of her manor of Berry Pomeroy, and the other half of John Herle, knight, of his manor of Head Barton, service unknown, annual value together 100s.
He died on 4 Oct. last, John, senior, his son and next heir is aged 40 years and more.
711
Writ 16 Oct. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter … Oct. (after St. Luke) 1417.
Jurors and findings as last.
C 138/25, no. 21
E 149/110, no. 1
712 THOMAS FOULESHURST
Writ 1 May 1417.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock. 21 June.
Owing to the death of Thomas Fouleshurst the father and the minority of Thomas Fouleshurst the son, 2 parts of the manors of Pickthorn and Cressage came into the king’s hands and so remain. Pickthorn is held of the king in chief by a rent of 16d. payable by the sheriff, annual value 40s. and Cressage of Edmund earl of March by rent of a rose, annual value £20.
Thomas the son died on 2 Sept. last. John Fouleshurst his next heir is aged 3 years and more.
713
Writ 1 May 1417.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Weobley. 28 June.
Thomas the son of Thomas Fouleshurst held 2 parts of the manors and vills of Weston and Bredwardine and the reversion of the 3rd parts, which Katherine widow of John Baskervyle holds in dower, in his demesne as of fee of Edmund earl of March by a rent of 16d., annual value 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/25, no. 22
E 152/472, no. 2, 477
714 WILLIAM SPROXTON, ESQUIRE
Writ 22 July 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. Helmsley. 23 Sept.
He held the manor of Sproxton in his demesne in fee tail of the king in chief by the grant of Simon de Sproxton, made by licence of Edward II [CPR 1317–21, p.594], to Robert son of William father of William, and Christina his wife, daughter of Nicholas Meignill, and the heirs of their bodies. It is held by homage and fealty as a 4th part of a knight’s fee and by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value £10 13s.4d.
He died on 7 July last. Joan wife of Nicholas Cley is his daughter and heir, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/25, no. 23
E 149/110, no. 4
715 JOHN RAGHTON
Writ 8 June 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. St. Neots. 25 June.
Owing to the minority of John son of Oliver de Raghton, son of Eleanor wife of John Broun of Wrestlingworth, half the manor called Monks Hardwick, which Eleanor held in her demesne as of fee, came into the hands of Henry IV and remains in the present king’s hands. It is held of the king in chief as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 5 marks.
John Raghton died, aged 18 years, on 10 Sept, 1410. Katherine wife of John Asplion is his kinswoman and heir being the sister of Oliver his father, aged 40 years and more.
716
Writ 8 June 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Biggleswade. 21 June.
John Raghton held 2 parts of the manor of Wrestlingworth of the king of the manor of Sutton, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by a rent of 8s.10d. payable at Sutton, annual value 5 marks; and 1 messuage and 140 a. in Wrestlingworth called ‘Shellelond’ of John Cokeyn in chief by a rent of a needle and thread for all services, annual value 40s. Eleanor held them in her demesne as of fee, and they came into the king’s hands as above, annual value 40s.
717
Writ 8 June 1417.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle. 7 July.
Owing to the minority of John Raghton the following, held by Eleanor Broun of Wrestlingworth, whose heir he was, came into the king’s hands:
Gamelsby, 9 messuages, 75 a. and half a watermill, held of the king in chief as a 20th part of a knight’s fee and by a cornage rent of 7s., annual value 40s.
Crofton, 1 messuage and 18 a., of Robert de Bryscowe, service unknown, annual value 11d.
Thornby, 1 messuage and 18 a., of John de Raghton, service unknown, annual value 11d.
Blencogo, 1 messuage and 20 a., of Richard Redeman, knight, by fealty and 4d. cornage rent, annual value 3s.4d.
Bromfield, 2 messuages and 20 a., of Robert Crakenthorp by 14d. cornage rent, annual value 13s.4d.
Crookdake, 2 messuages and 18 a., of the same Robert by 1/2 rent, annual value 6s.8d.
Caldbeck, 7 a. of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, service unknown, annual value 2s.
Castle Sowerby, 2 messuages and 20 a. of the same Henry, service unknown, annual value 2s.
‘Neweland’, 1 messuage and 20 a. of the king in socage by a rent of 9s. at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value beyond that 18d.
Langholme, 9 messuages, 25 a. and 1 watermill of the king in socage by 10s. rent, annual value 26s.8d.
Blaithwaite, 1 purpresture so-called, of the king in socage by a rent of 15s. payable at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value nil.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/26, no. 24
E 149/109, no. 1
718 ELEANOR WIDOW OF JOHN BROUN
Writ 8 June 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. St. Ives. 25 June.
She held half the manor of Little Paxton called ‘Meynesmaner’ in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 5 marks.
She died on 11 June 1408. Katherine Asplion her daughter and heir is aged 40 years and more. Ralph earl of Westmorland has held it since her death, title unknown.
C 138/26, no 25
E 149/109, no 1
719 ISABEL WIFE OF WILLIAM SCOT
Writ 18 Sept. 1417.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southward. 16 Oct.
She held in fee tail part of a tenement in Peckham and Camberwell called Briddinghurst comprising 20 a. arable at 6d., 60 a. pasture enclosed with hedgerows (heggerawes) at 2d., 24 a. meadow, 20d., and 20s. assize rent payable at the 4 terms, held of the king in chief of the castle of Dover by the service of providing a guard for 32 weeks yearly.
She also held in fee tail in Camberwell, half the site of the manor with the houses on it, and half the garden, annual value nil, 91 a. arable at 4d., 20 a. meadow at 3s., 31 a. pasture at 1d., 34 a. waste underwood, 2s., and 26s.8d. in assize rents payable at the 4 terms. The manor is held of Anne, countess of Stafford, of her dower of the earl of Stafford, by a rent of a pair of gilt spurs, price 6d.
She died on 18 Sept. William her son is aged 7 years.
C 138/26, no. 26
E 152/478
720 BRIAN DE STAPILTON, KNIGHT
Writ 26 Oct. 1417.
WESTMORLAND. Inquisition. Appleby. 28 Feb. 1418.
He held the manor of Kentmere in Kendal of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £16 6s.8d.
He died on 13 Oct. last. Brian his son and heir was aged 5 years and more on 12 Nov. last.
721
Writ 26 Oct. 1417.
LINCOLN. Burwell. 14 Jan. 1418.
He held to himself and his heirs male 6 messuages and 6 bovates in Baumber by the grant of William de Montagu, earl of Salisbury, to Brian de Stapilton, knight, his grandfather, by his charter in French, shown to the jurors and quoted here in full, dated at his manor of Cassington on 29 Aug. 1356. They are held of the lord of Bellomonte, service unknown, annual value £4.
He died on 13 Oct. last, Brian his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
722
Writ 26 Oct. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby. 14 Jan. 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service:
Carleton by Snaith, the manor, annual value £20.
Camblesforth. 1 messuage and 60 a., called ‘Boyntonland’, annual value 50s.; and 26 a. called ‘Snaythland’ annual value 22s.
Carleton, 20 a. arable and 24 a. meadow, called ‘Boyntonlan’, annual value £3; and 10 a. meadow called ‘Snaythland’ annual value 20s.
He also held in his demesne as of fee:
Quarmby, the manor, of the duke of York of the manor of Wakefield, service unknown, annual value £4.
Walkingham, the manor, of the king of Knaresborough castle, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 10 marks.
Farlington, a 3rd part of the manor, of Ralph Nevell, earl of Westmorland of the castle of Sheriff Hutton, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/26, no. 27
E 149/109, no 5
723 THOMAS HARCOURT, SENIOR, KNIGHT
Writ 14 April 1417.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Market Bosworth. 3 May.
He held in his demesne as of fee of William de Ferrers of Groby, services unknown: the manor called ‘Harcourtsmaner’ in Gilmorton, annual value 14s.; 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Stretton, annual value 20s.; a 16th part of a knight’s fee in Market Bosworth, annual value 6d.; and a yearly rent of 1d. from 8 virgates in North Kilworth of the abbey of Sulby.
He died on 12 April. Thomas junior, knight, his son and heir, is aged 40 years and more.
724
Writ 14 April 1417.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Eccleshall. 7 May.
He held the manor of Ellenhall in his demesne as of fee of John bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, service unknown, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
725
Writ 14 April 1417.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Eynsham. 6 May.
He held the manor of Stanton Harcourt in his demesne as of fee by a fine of 1330 made with royal licence [CP 25/1/189/17, no. 56 CPR 1327–30, p.539] between William de Harcourt and Joan his wife, and Nicholas de Harcourt, parson of Sheepy, by which Nicholas granted it back to William and Joan, the heirs male of their bodies and his right heirs. They held and had issue Thomas who held it to himself and his heirs male of the king in chief, as half a knight’s fee, and by the service of cutting underwood in Woodstock park to support the deer there when the ground is covered with snow for 3 days at a time between Michaelmas and Lady Day, and reaping the king’s meadow called ‘Stauntonmede’ there. [Cf. CIPM XII, no. 360].
C 138/26 no. 28
E 149/111, no. 10
726 JOHN DABRYCHECOURT, KNIGHT
Writ 29 Sept. 1417.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Shinfield. 17 Nov. 1417.
He held 10 a. arable in Stratfield Mortimer called ‘Wykyngesfeld’ and other lands and tenements there called ‘Southwodelond’ jointly with Joan his wife who survives him, by the gift of William Lynde, Eustace Dabryggecourt, William Rous and William Alisaundre to them and their heirs by their charter shown to the jurors. The 10 a. are held of the earl of March of his manor of Stratfield Mortimer by fealty, annual value 6s.8d. ‘Southwodelond’ is not held of the king in chief, but of whom is unknown, annual value 20s.
He also held 12 tenements in Beech Hill of the earl of March of the manor of Stratfield Saye in Hampshire, which is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the tenements 6 marks.
He died on 18 August last. John his son and heir is aged 11 years and more.
727
Writ 8 Nov. 1417
LONDON. Inquisition 17(?) Nov.
He held in his demesne in fee tail to himself and Joan his wife, daughter of Roger Lynde, 1 tenement of 2 mansions in St. Margaret Pattens parish in Billingsgate ward, annual value 33s.4d.; 1 tenement with 2 shops and 4 mansions adjacent, to the east in Tower Street ward and parish, annual value 66s.8d., and 1 tenement with shop to the south in St. Dunstan in the East parish in Tower Street ward, annual value 26s.8d. All are held of the king in burgage as is all London.
Date of death and heir as above.
728
Writ 29 Sept. 1417.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury. 22 Nov.
Jointly with Joan his wife he held 1 messuage, 1 croft, 5 a. arable and other lands and tenements called ‘Yongesland’ in Great Sheepbridge by the gift of William Lynde and others, as above [no. 726]. They are not held of the king, but of whom is unknown, annual value 30s.
Date of death and heir as above.
729
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester. 17 Nov. 1417.
He held various lands in Stratfield Saye formerly of John Rynon, certain lands and tenements called ‘Fayrelond’, others called ‘Burbacheslond’, and others … 1 cottage called ‘Crouchehouse’ with garden and adjacent croft, 1 cottage with curtilage formerly of Edmund Smyth next ‘Fayreok’, and 1 which John Bradeford formerly held, and 1 field called ‘Inhome’ by ‘Berefeldhache’, also 3 crofts … between the lane from ‘Staneford’ to the heath on one side and ‘Yongeslonde’ on the other, 1 house with appurtenances called ‘Ochynhouse’ with garden … croft called ‘Herewardescroft’, 2 cottages and 1/2 virgate in Heckfield, and a yearly rent of 40s. in Bramley from land and mill in ‘Watesford’, all of which he held jointly with Joan his wife by the grant of William Lynde and others as above [no. 726] to them and the heirs of their bodies by their indented charter shown to the jurors, annual value together 20 marks, all held of others than the king, but of whom is unknown.
He held the manor and advowson of Stratfield Saye in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee. There are: the site and garden, annual value nil; 2 watermills, 1 40s., the other nil because ruinous; 1 fulling mill also ruinous; 1 dovecot 40d.; 144 a. arable 35s.; 30 a. meadow, 50s.; a park with pasture worth 20s., pastures called ‘Westlond’, ‘Haywode’ and ‘Wyot’ 40s.; 200 a. wood nil; assize rents at the 4 terms …
He also held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief 1 assart croft by a rent of 2s.3d., and of others than the king 3 messuages in Southampton, annual value 30s., 1 watermill called ‘Lynleyhithe’ 60s., and other lands in Bramley 2s., as 1 knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/26, no. 29
E 149/111, no. 9
E 152/480
730 OLIVER DE PUNCHARDON
Writ 8 Dec. 1417.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge. 22 Jan. 1418.
He held the manor of Ellingham in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee. There are: 1 capital messuage with garden, annual value nil; 1 dovecot 40d.; 119 a. arable at 3d. and no more because in the common fields; 32 a. meadow 32s.; 4 a. pasture 2s.; 6 a. underwood nil, because harvested in the past year; pasture there 8d.; assize rents 62s.4d and 1 lb. pepper price 16d.
He formerly held the manor of Faccombe in his demesne as of fee and granted it, except for 1 acre, by licence of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, p.415] to William Wyburne, vicar of Ellingham and Thomas Belage. They regranted it to him for life with successive remainders to John his son and Margery, John’s wife, the heirs of John’s body, William Anketill and Elizabeth his wife, John’s sister, the heirs of her body and the heirs of Oliver.
Faccombe manor is held of the king in chief. There are: 1 messuage with garden, annual value nil; 62 a. arable in the common fields at 4d.; 52 a. fallow at 2d.; 100 a. wood nil; and assize rents of 112s.4d. He also held the 1 a., parcel of the manor, of the king in chief as a 5th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4d.
He also held 1 toft and 12 a. arable in Harbridge of the earl of March by a rent of 2s.6d., annual value 3s.; 2 1/2 a. meadow of the same by 2 1/2d. rent and 1 a. meadow of the same by a rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value of 3 a., 3s.6d.
He died on 2 Dec. last. John his son and heir is aged 40 years and more.
C 138/26, no. 30
731 BERTRAM MONBOUCHER, ESQUIRE
Writ 14 Oct. 1414.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark. 25 Oct.
He held the manor of Sutton upon Trent called ‘Bertram Monboucher’ in his demesne as of fee of the honor of Richmond, service unknown, annual value 5s.8d. and no more because burdened with a rent of 10 marks payable by equal parts at Whitsun and Michaelmas to Isabel daughter of Bertram Monboucher, knight, now wife of Robert Harebotell, for life by the grant of Bertram Monboucher, knight, the father of Bertram, by his deed dated at Sutton on 20 Dec. 1386; and 5 marks rent payable to Elizabeth widow of Bertram Monboucher, now the wife of Roger Fulthorp, for her life.
He died on 29 Jan. 1414. Bertram his son and heir is aged half a year and more.
732
Writ 5 Nov. 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Tuxford. 9 Nov.
He held the manor called ‘Bertram Monboucher’ in Sutton upon Trent in his demesne as of fee. It was taken into the hands of Henry IV owing to the minority. A 3rd part was assigned to Elizabeth his widow in dower and 2 parts remain in the present king’s hands. It is held of Ralph earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond and not of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value of 2 parts, 10 marks.
He died on 6 Feb. 1414. Bertram his son and heir is aged 4 1/2 years.
733
Writ 15 Nov. 1417.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 21 Dec. 1418.
Owing to his death and the minority of his son two parts of the following were taken into the king’s hands:
Heaton by Cramlington, the manor.
Stickley, half the vill.
Hartford, the vill.
Cowpen, 3 husbandlands.
Bebside, 3 husbandlands, all held of the barony of Whalton in socage, annual value 20 marks.
Cramlington, 2 husbandlands.
Jesmond, a 4th part of the manor, in the king’s hands, held of the king as 1 knight’s fee, annual value 20s.
Weldon, 4 husbandlands, held of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland of the barony of Vescy in socage, annual value 20s.
Embleton, 2 husbandlands, held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, annual value 20s.
Elswick, 3 husbandlands in the king’s hands, of the prior of Tynemouth in socage, annual value 13s.4d.
Thirston, 2 parts … husbandlands … held of Henry Percy of Athol, knight, of the lordship of Mitford, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 732].
734
Writ 15 Nov. 1417.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Herstmonceux. 7 Nov. 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee the manors of Hammerden, Filsham, Cortesley and Morley which his father held of Henry IV. A 3rd part was assigned to Elizabeth widow of Bertram in dower. All are held of Ralph earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond by knight service, annual values of the two parts, Hammerden £9 4s., Filsham £8 9s., Cortesley 32s.3d. and Morley 11s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 732].
C 138/6, no. 11 and 26, no. 31
E 149/101, no. 8
735 CHRISTINA WIDOW OF JOHN BANK
Writ 10 Feb. 1418.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk. 4 April.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Castle Leavington in dower from her former husband, William Percy of Castle Leavington, with reversion to Margaret wife of Thomas Blaufront. It is held of the king in chief by homage and fealty and the finding of a man with an unbarded horse, and with acton, pallet, lance and gauntlets of plate for 40 days when there is war with Scotland, annual value of the 3rd part, 5 marks.
She held the manor of Tanton in fee tail with 2 messuages, 10 tofts, 7 bovates and 7 a. in Kildale and 1 messuage and 5 bovates in Newby, by the grant of Robert Coniers and Thomas de Baynton, knights, and John Coniers to William Percy and herself and the heirs of their bodies, with successive remainders to Margaret his sister and the heirs of her body, John Percy of Kildale and his heirs, and the grantors. William died without heirs. All should remain to Margaret his sister, wife of Thomas Blaufront. Tanton is held as to 1 part of the heirs of the earl of Kent, and 2 parts of Philip Darcy, in the king’s ward, annual value 10 marks; Kildale of John Percy of Kildale, annual value 30s.; Newby, 1 messuage and 3 bovates of Philip Darcy, 2 bovates of the heir of William Mowbray, annual value 16s. All services are unknown.
She died on 10 Nov. last. Elizabeth Heryng her daughter is aged 18 years and more. Thomas and Margaret Blaufront are both aged 40 years and more.
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736 ELIZABETH WIFE OF THOMAS CAMOYS
Writ 1 May 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. Topcliffe. 17 May.
By a fine of 1380 made with the king’s licence [CP 25/1/289/52, no. 34; CPR 1377–81, p.445] Henry earl of Northumberland granted the manors of Tadcaster, Gristhwaite, Asenby and Throxenby to Henry Percy the son, and Elizabeth then his wife, to hold to them and their heirs male. They had issue Henry, now earl of Northumberland, and aged 22 years and more.
Elizabeth died on 20 April last.
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737 ROBERT CORBET, KNIGHT
Writ 17 July 1417.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Bridgnorth. 23 July.
He held the manor of Hadley with the hamlet of Hatton, parcel of the manor in his demesne as of fee, of John Arundel, lord of Wroxeter by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk, annual value £10.
He died on 5 July last. Sybil wife of John Grevell of Sezincote is his daughter and heir, aged 40 years and more.
738
Writ 4 Aug. 1417.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket. 11 Sept.
He held the manor of Assington in his demesne as of fee of the king of the honor of Peverel as half a knight’s fee, annual value £20.
He died on 5 July last. Sybil Grevell is his daughter and heir, aged 30 years and more.
739
Writ 17 July 1417.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford. 31 July.
Robert Corbet of Hadley, knight, father of Robert held the manor of Standlake in his demesne as of fee with a meadow called ‘Hasses’ and a 4th part of the advowson, and by his charter dated at Tubney on 9 Aug. 1390 granted them to John Fitzraf, knight, Roger Wolferston, William Aketon, rector of Little Dunham, William Frame, rector of Tubney, and John Dalby, chaplain, to hold to them and their heirs, and they still hold of the duchy of Lancaster of the earldom of Aumale, service unknown, annual value £8.
Date of death and heirs as above [no. 738].
740
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Grandpont. 31 July 1417.
He held the manor of Denchworth in his demesne as of fee of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the honor of Leicester, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Robert Corbet his father held the manor of Tubney in his demesne as of fee in the vills of Tubney, Frilford, Abingdon and Uffington with the advowson of Tubney, and granted them by charter to John Fitzraf, knight, and others, as above [no. 739]. They still hold Tubney of the abbot of Abingdon by a rent of 6s.8d. every 10th week, annual value £8.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 738].
741
Writ 17 July 1417.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Winchcombe. 20 July.
He held the manors of Ebrington and Farmcote in his demesne as of fee, and by his deed dated 20 Oct. 1406 granted them to Master William Loryng, Gilbert Debynam, John Rocwode, William Rocwode, Richard Wythurmerssh, William Boneton, rector of Marsh Baldon, and William Prestgrave, chaplain, to them and their heirs and assigns. They held and by their deed dated at Ebrington on 10 Nov. 1406 granted them to Robert, Joan his wife and the heirs of their bodies with successive remainders to John Grevell and Sybil his wife and the heirs of their bodies and the right heirs of Robert Corbet. Ebrington now belongs to John and Sybil Grevell in virtue of the remainder.
Farmcote manor was held by Roger Corbet of Ebrington in his demesne as of fee, and by his charter dated at Hadley on 22 May 1316 he granted it to John his son and Agnes, John’s wife, and their heirs. They held and had issue Robert and he had issue Sybil. The manors are held of the duchy of Lancaster, services unknown, annual values, Ebrington £20, Farmcote £8.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 738].
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742 JOHN SPAREWE
Writ 2 Sept. 1417
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne. 12 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Shaftesbury, 1 messuage, 1 curtilage and 1 toft, of the king in chief in free burgage and by a rent of 1/2d. at Michaelmas, annual value 5s.
Sherborne and Newland, 3 messuages, 3 cottages and 4 a. of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 17s.; and also in Sherborne half a messuage of the abbot of Sherborne, service unknown, annual value 2s.
Yetminster, 1 a. meadow of the prebend of Yetminster by a rent of 1d., annual value 2s.
’Hywysshe’ by Yetminster, 2 messuages, 16 a. arable, 1/2 a. meadow, of John Horsy, knight, service unknown, annual value 4s.
He died on 25 July last. Alice wife of John Aubyn of Weston in Stalbridge is the daughter of William son of Joan, sister of John, father of John Sparewe, aged 40 years and more.
743
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Langport. 20 Oct. 1417.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Hardington, 1 toft and 4 a. of the king in chief as a 20th part of a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 2s.
Milborne Port, 2 messuages and 1 dovecot of the king in free burgage and by a 1d. rent, annual value 8s.
Langport, 12 messuages and 3 a. of the earl of Somerset, a minor in the king’s ward, in free burgage and by a 1d. rent, annual value 53s.4d.
Kingston in Yeovil, 1 messuage, 2 cottages and 16 a., of William Carent, junior, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d.
Yeovil, 5 messuages of Thomas Harlong, parson of Yeovil, service unknown, annual value 30s.
Stoford, 6 messuages of John Roger in free burgage, service unknown, annual value 30s.
Barwick, 26 a., of John Roger, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Alston, 1 messuage and 10 a., of John Wynford, service unknown, annual value 4s.
Hardington, 5 messuages, 116 a. arable, and 13 a. meadow, of Robert Carew, service unknown, annual value 60s.
North Perrot, 2 messuages, 47 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of William Neuton, service unknown, annual value 15s.
Horsington, 1 messuage, 12 a. arable and 2 a. meadow, of John Russell, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
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744 WILLIAM DE SHEFFELD
Writ 5 Dec. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. York. 17 Dec.
He held for life 1 messuage with garden on Bishophill, York, of the king in free burgage with reversion to John son and heir of Miles de Stapilton, a minor in the king’s ward, and his heirs male. He died on 20 June 1408.
Then Brian de Stapilton and Robert Conyers of York, yeoman, entered and held it, title unknown, and took the profits until Brian died on 20 Sept. last. Robert still holds.
John Holme of Holderness is his kinsman and heir, being the son of Margaret his sister, aged 40 years and more.
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745 JULIANA SENTLEGER
Writ 24 March 1417.
KENT. Inquisition. Sittingbourne. 5 June.
Nicholas Potyn, esquire, formerly held the manor of East Hall and granted it to Thomas Seintleger and Juliana his wife, Arnold Savage, knight, William Makenade and the heirs of Thomas by royal licence [CPR 1416–22, p.126]. Thomas Arnold and William died. Juliana died seised of it of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10.
Elmyng Leget and Margery his wife formerly held 1 messuage and 400 a. marsh in Elmley in their demesne as of fee and gave them by royal licence [CPR 1385–9, p.145] to Thomas Seintleger and Juliana formerly his wife, Thomas Brokhill, Stephen Norton of Chart, William Makenade, John Kelsham and the heirs of Thomas Seintleger. He gave a yearly rent of £8 from them to Henry Augey, Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value beyond the rent 20s. The others died and Juliana held them.
William Makenade and Richard Lentwardyn, clerk, formerly held the manor of Otterden in their demesne as of fee, and granted it by charter to Thomas Seintleger and Juliana formerly his wife and his heirs. It is held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England of his manor of Stalisfield and of William Clifford, esquire, of his manor of Sutton Valence, services unknown, annual value 5 marks.
Juliana died on 29 Jan. last. John de Cobham, esquire, her son and next heir is aged 40 years and more. The manors etc. descended to Joan wife of John Ewyas, esquire, one daughter and heir of Thomas, aged 32 years and more, and William son of Thomas Fogg, junior, and Eleanor his wife, the other daughter and heir, aged 20 on 1 Nov.
746
Writ, plenius certiorari, as to how William is heir. 1 Nov 1417.
KENT. Inquisition. Sittingbourne. 6 Nov.
William son of Thomas Fogg, junior, and Eleanor his wife, daughter of Thomas Seyntleger is kinsman and heir of Thomas Seintleger.
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747 CECILY RAGONELL
Writ 12 July 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 25 Sept.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Great Oakley in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Huntingdon by knight service, annual value 40s.
She died on 26 July 1410. Alice formerly the wife of Dennis Lopham and now of John Rodenale, aged 49 years, Elizabeth wife of John Thorp, 47 years, Margaret wife of John Michill, citizen of London, 45 years, daughters of Cecily, and John son of John Burman, son of Joan, daughter of Cecily, aged 3 years, are her next heirs.
Dennis Lopham, John Thorp and Elizabeth, John Michill and Margaret and John Burman held and took the profits until Michaelmas 1415 when John Burman died. Then John Thorp and Elizabeth and John Michill and Margaret held half, and John Rodenale and Alice and Richard Burman, younger brother of John, held the other half, titles unknown.
748
Writ 13 July 1417.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hertford. 5 Oct.
Thomas Frere, sometime husband of Cecily Ragonell, held 1 messuage called ‘Freresplace’, 178 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 4 a. pasture, 2 a. wood and 30s. rent in Sawbridgeworth in his demesne as of fee and granted them to John Brykelesworth and his heirs. He regranted them to Thomas Frere and Cecily, then his wife, to hold to them and his heirs male with remainder to the heirs of their bodies. They held and had issue Joan now deceased and Alice who survives. Thomas died without male heirs.
Cecily survived and married Hamilton de Matcham and had 2 daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. Cecily held the premises on 26 July 1410. John son of John Burman of Stainby by Grantham, son of Joan, aged 3 years and Alice wife of John Rodenhale, 49 years, are heirs to the above premises. John son of John and Alice, and Elizabeth, 47 years, wife of John Thorp and Margaret, 45 years, wife of John Michell citizen of London, are next heirs to her inherited lands and tenements.
Since the death of Cecily Dennis Lopham and Alice then his wife held for 3 years. After his death Alice married John Rodenhale, who held half in right of Alice and the other half by the grant of John Burman who died on 29 Sept. 1415. Since then John Rodenhale and Alice have held, title unknown.
The messuage etc. except for 45 a. are held of Roger Lescrop, knight, of the manor of Pishiobury, service unknown, annual value 5 marks, and no more because the 45 a. are burdened with an annuity of 6s.8d. to John Thornhill and William Wilflete, clerks, payable at Shingle Hall in Sawbridgeworth by equal parts at the 4 terms, and the remainder with unknown annuities payable to Roger Lescrope at the manor of Pishiobury at the same terms.
749
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge. 6 Nov. 1417.
She held half the manor and advowson of Great Childerley in her demesne as of fee of Henry IV as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4 marks. [Cf. CIPM XIX, no. 925].
She died on 26 July 1410. Alice who was the wife of Dennis Lopham, then aged 38 years, Elizabeth wife of John Thorp, then 36, Margaret wife of John Michill, citizen and fishmonger of London, the 3rd daughter, aged 34 and John Burman son of Joan the 4th daughter, then aged 26 [sic], are her heirs.
On 3 July 1410, long before her death, she granted to Dennis and Alice 6 tofts, 118 1/2 a. arable, and 8 a. meadow in Little Childerley and Lolworth; 1 1/2 a. in Great Childerley called ‘Ricardeslonde’, and 2 tofts and 18 a. in Great Childerley, Little Childerley and Lolworth, which were never parts of the manor, to hold to them and the heirs of Alice.
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