Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 750-799

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 750-799

750 THOMAS GRENE, KNIGHT
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 8 March 1418.
He held a 3rd part of a knight’s fee from the manor of Chalton which Ralph Grene held of him.
He died on 14 Dec. last. Thomas Grene, knight, his son and heir was aged 18 years and more on 10 Feb.
751
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham. 5 March 1418.
He held 1 toft and 1 carucate in Lillingstone Dayrell called ‘Heybernefeld’ in his demesne as of fee of John Dayrell by a rent of 1 unmewed sparrowhawk, annual value 10s.
Similarly he held 1 a. called ‘Glebe’ in Wavendon with the advowson of the earl of Stafford, service unknown, annual value 1d.
He held 1 knight’s fee for the manors of Wavendon, Woughton on the Green and Emberton which Ralph Grene held of him.
Date of death and heir as above.
752
Writ, melius sciri, as to his estate in the above. 3 April 1420.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Aylesbury. 3 June.
Thomas Grene held the premises to himself and his heirs.
753
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hitchin. 11 April 1418.
He held the manor and advowson of Lilley in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service and 2s. or 1 unmewed sparrowhawk rent, annual value 20 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
754
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
LONDON. Inquisition. Guildhall. 9 April 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage 1 house in Silver Street in St. Olave’s parish in Cripplegate ward, annual value when let 4 marks, and 1 messuage with brewhouse annexed in the same street to the east in St. Alban Wood Street parish in the same ward, annual value when let 40s. The house since his death, and the messuage since Easter last, are vacant.
Date of death and heir as above.
755
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. Stamford Bridge. 27 May 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Stonegrave, the manor and advowson, with 24 bovates and 100 a. of meadow and pasture in Waterholmes and 12 messuages and 26 bovates in West Ness belonging to the manor, of the heirs of Geoffrey de Lutterell, knight, service unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d.; and also a croft called ‘Roucroft’, parcel of the manor, by the bounds of Oswaldkirk and of the ditch of Holbeck, of the Earl Marshal by a rent of 2s., annual value 40s.
Nunnington, the manor called East Nunnington with the advowson, of the heirs of Geoffrey de Lutterell, service unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d.; and 12 messuages, 4 tofts, 26 bovates in West Nunnington, of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York by a rent of 10s., annual value £10.
Muscoates, 3 messuages and 8 bovates, of the heirs of James de Bulford, service unknown, annual value 20s.
Riccall, 3 tofts and 20 bovates, of Lord de Roos, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Cawton. 1 messuage and 3 bovates of John Detton, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
756
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Loughborough. 25 July 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Long Clawson, 8 messuages, 8 tofts and 10 virgates, of the heirs of John Bosome, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
Kegworth, the manor with a market on Tuesdays, jointly with Mary his wife who survives him, by the grant of William Neweton, rector of Tugford, William Wenlok of Shropshire, John Cok, rector of Green’s Norton and Robert Aleyn of Northamptonshire, to them and the heirs of their bodies by a charter dated at Kegworth on 23 Oct. 1398, and shown to the jurors. It is held of the king of the honor of Chester, annual value £40.
Long Whatton, a portion of meadow, of the heirs of Lord Lovel, service unknown, annual value 3s.
Date of death and heir as above.
Mary his widow married John Notyngham without licence. They entered the manor of Kegworth against the king’s right and have taken the profits since the death of Thomas.
757
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham. 15 June 1418.
By the charter mentioned above [no. 756] he held in his demesne in fee tail jointly with Mary his wife:
Kingston upon Soar, 3 a. meadow at 10s. the a. and a rent of 8s.4d.
West Leake, 6d. rent; Stanford on Soar, 17s.8d. rent; Sutton Bonington, Sutton, 3s.10d. rent; Bonington 6s. rent.
Radcliffe upon Soar, 9 boon works for ploughing by various tenants, worth 4d. each, 3s., and 9 autumn boon works at 2d., 18d., 1 boon work in Sutton, 2d; 1 in Bonington, 2d. and other unknown services there 6d. All are long time parcels of the manor of Kegworth in Leicestershire, held of the king in chief by knight service.
Date of death and heir as above.
758
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Alford. 22 March 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Maltby by Markby, the manor, with appurtenances in Maltby, Markby, Bilsby, Ulceby and Wainfleet with the advowson of Maltby, of John de Welles, lord Welles, by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £12.
Beesby in the Marsh, half the manor, of John, lord Welles of his manor of Withern, annual value £8.
Theddlethorpe, half the manor called ‘Arderns’ with its appurtenances there and in Strubby, Gayton, and Great Carlton, of the heirs of John Braytoft, service unknown, annual value £10.
Mablethorpe, 1 capital messuage called ‘Westhall’, of the earl of Northumberland of his manor of Saleby, service unknown, and 200 a. of meadow and pasture there, of which 24 and 10 a. of the heirs of Robert Hawley, 49 of John Byllyngay, 30 of John Thymelby, 20 of the heirs of Thomas Fitzwilliam, and 11 of the duchy of Lancaster of the manor of Greetham, total annual value £16.
Gayton by Withern, 1 capital messuage of William Cheney, knight, of his manor of Tothill, annual value 40s.
Helpringham, 1 capital messuage, of the lord of Kyme of his manor of Aswardby, service unknown, annual value 60s.
Little Hale, 1 capital messuage, of Lord Beaumont, service unknown, annual value 50s.
Date of death and heir as above.
759
Writ 18 Dec. 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 8 March 1418.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Green’s Norton, the manor and advowson with the hundred of Norton, of the king in chief of the crown by rendering 54s. blanch farm by the sheriff at Michaelmas, annual value £24.
Puckwell, a tenement of the king in chief by a rent of 2s. at Michaelmas, annual value 13s.4d.
Whittlewood, the forest, of the king in chief, rendering 33s.4d. at Michaelmas to the king by the chief steward of the forests beyond the Trent, annual value beyond that nil.
Mears Ashby, half the manor called ‘Northalffe’ of the king in chief by the service of raising his hand to him at Christmas, wherever he should be in England; and the other half called ‘Southalffe’, of Reynold lord Grey of Ruthin of the honor of Huntingdon, service unknown, annual value of each half £6 13s.4d.
Boughton, the manor and advowson, of the same lord and honor, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Pitsford, half the manor and advowson, of the heirs of Richard Waldegrave by a rent of 12d. at Michaelmas, annual value 100s.
Easton Neston, the manor with the foundation of the abbey of Sewardsley, of the king in chief of the honor of Berkhamsted by suit of court at Berkhamsted, annual value 100s.
Heathencote, the manor of [John Pavely, knight] of his manor of Paulerspury, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d.
Sywell, the manor. of Lord Roos of his castle of Belvoir …
Bradden, the manor …
Cottingham and Middleton by East Carlton, … cottages and 136 a., of … by a rent of 2s. at Michaelmas, annual value 66s.8d.
Little Harrowden …
Date of death and heir as above.
[Several lines illegible; cf. CIPM XVII, no. 46].
760
Writ, plura, 12 Jan. 1420.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 12 Feb.
Thomas Grene held in his demesne as of fee 2 messuages and 2 virgates called ‘Foxesland’ and ‘Storesland’ and 3 messuages, 2 tofts and 1 carucate formerly called ‘Vyntereslond’s’ in Potcote, Grimscote and Higham as parcels of the manor of Green’s Norton, of the right heirs of Simon Daventre, now in the king’s hands, service unknown, annual value 40s.
761.
Writ, melius sciri, his status not being given. 3 April 1420.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 29 April.
He held the manor of Heathencote in his demesne as of fee to himself and his heirs after the death of Thomas his father.
C 138/27, no. 39
762 PHILIPPA WIFE OF JOHN TIPTOT, KNIGHT
Writ, precipimus, for return of inquisition. 1 July 1417.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Taunton. 8 July.
By a fine of 1385 [CP/25/1/200/30, no. 64] between Philippa, then wife of Robert Aissheton, knight, and Thomas Hawkyn, on one side, and John Langerych, Maud his wife, one sister and heir of Hugh Lorty, and John Ganter and Elizabeth his wife, the other sister, on the other, the manor of Pitney was granted to Philippa with the hundred and the advowson for the term of her life, with the remainder to John and Maud, John and Elizabeth and the heirs of Maud and Elizabeth. Philippa held, John and John died. Maud died without heirs of her body. The right therefore descended to Elizabeth. They are held of the king in chief, annual value £11.
Philippa died on 2 May last. Elizabeth now wife of John Andrewe is next heir of Maud, aged 40 years and more.
Whether she held more is unknown.
763
Writ 9 July 1417.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater. 4 Sept.
Findings as last. She held no more in Somerset. She died on 3 May last.
764
Writ 20 May 1417.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 1 Nov. 1418.
By a fine of 1416 [CP 25/1/291/63, no. 41] between Richard lord Grey of Codnor, now deceased, John son of Reynold Grey of Ruthin, knight, Walter Hungerford, knight, Thomas de Clynton, knight, now deceased, William Mountfort, esquire, John Ingepenne, Roger Hunte and John Warde, against John Tiptot and Philippa his wife, def. the manors of Woodham Mortimer and Howbridge, amongst others, were recognised as the right of John Warde and quitclaimed to John Grey and the others, and the heirs of John Warde. Both are held of the earl of March, services unknown, annual values, Woodham Mortimer 40s., Howbridge, £10.
Philippa died on 4 May last. Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, knight, aged 30 years and more, Elizabeth and Joan, daughters of Philippa widow of Hugh Courteneye, knight, 5 and 4 years and more, and Margery wife of Thomas de Arundell, 20 and more, are her heirs.
C 138/27, no. 40
765 RALPH GRENE, KNIGHT
Writ 1 Nov. 1417.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Caxton. 31 Jan. 1418.
Jointly with Katherine his wife, who survives him, he held the manor of Comberton by the grant of William Islep, parson of Conington, William Marchall, parson of White Roding, Nicholas Morice, and William Aldewyncle by a fine [CP 25/1/291/63, no. 42] to them and the heirs of their bodies, rendering a rose at Midsummer to William Islep and the others and his heirs, with reversion to them and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 14 Oct. last. John, esquire, his brother and heir is aged 30 years and more.
766
Writ 1 Dec. 1417.
CAMBRIDGE. Copy of the above inquisition., substituting by knight service for service unknown.
767
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Buckworth. 20 Jan. 1418.
Jointly with Katherine his wife he held the manor of Buckworth, by the fine as above [no. 765], rendering a rose at Midsummer. It is held of Lord Ferrers of Chartley of the honor of Winchester, service unknown, annual value £20.
Date of death and heir as above.
768
HUNTINGDON. Copy of the above inquisition, substituting Lord la Zouch for Lord Ferrers of Chartley.
769
Writ 1 Nov. 1417.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Basingstoke. 15 Dec.
On 20 July 1403 by a charter under his seal of arms, shown to the jurors, he granted the manor and advowson of Grateley with the reversions belonging to them to John Holt, knight, Nicholas Haukerigg, parson of Normanton upon Soar, John Mulso, William Hemyngton and John Falkus, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. They are held of the king of the earldom of Hereford, service unknown, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
770
Writ 1 Dec. 1417.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover. 28 Sept. 1418.
Findings as last, with different jurors.
771
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury. 13 Dec. 1417.
Long before his death by his charter under his seal of arms, dated 6 July 1414 and shown to the jurors, he granted the manors of Warminster and Westbury, the hundred of Warminster, half the manor and the advowson of Ditteridge and half the manor of Fifield Bavant, to John son of Thomas Colpeper, knight, Hugh son of John Holt, knight, Thomas Brake, parson of Oundle, Thomas Molsho of Newton, William Islep, parson of Conington, Nicholas Haukrygge, parson of Bromham, William Marchall, parson of White Roding, William Aldewyncle, and Nicholas Morice, now deceased, their heirs and assigns, by royal licence [CPR 1313–6, p.190]. Warminster and Westbury, the hundred and the half manor of Ditteridge are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 100 marks. The half manor of Fifield Bavant is held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 40s.
Date of death and heir as above.
772
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes. 21 Sept. 1418.
Findings as last, with different jurors.
773
Writ 1 Nov. 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 22 Nov.
Jointly with Katherine his wife, who survives him, by the same fine as above [no. 765] he held the manors of Carlton and Colworth and 20s. rent in Farndish. Carlton is held of John lord Grey, of his manor of Weston, service unknown, annual value 10 marks; Colworth of Baldwin Pygot, knight, service unknown, annual value £4; and the rent in Farndish of Thomas Grene, knight, by knight service.
Date of death and heir as above.
774
Writ 1 Dec. 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Woburn. 7 Oct. 1418.
Findings as last, with different jurors.
775
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell. 4 Dec. 1417.
Jointly with Katherine his wife, who survives him, by the same fine as above [no. 765] he held:
Wavendon, half the manor of the earldom of Cornwall of the honor of Berkhamsted by suit of court there yearly; and half of the earl of Stafford by suit of court at his manor of Broughton twice yearly; annual value of the whole 100s.
Woolston, the manor of the earl of Oxford by a rent of 6d. or a pair of gilt spurs yearly, annual value £8.
Emberton, a 3rd part of the manor of the earl of Warwick by suit of court at Olney once yearly; a 3rd part of Lady Abergavenny by suit of court at Emberton; and a 3rd part of Richard Chaumberlyn by suit of court at Petsoe; annual value of the whole manor £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
776
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell. 6 Oct. 1418.
Findings as last; except that the 3 manors are said to be held of Thomas Grene, knight, by knight service, annual value £20.
777
Writ 1 Nov. 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Thrapston. 19 Jan. 1418.
Jointly with Katherine his wife, who survives him, by the same fine as above [no. 765] he held:
Drayton, the manor of Queen Joan by a rent of 13s.4d. and suit of court at Hardingstone, annual value 40s.
Lowick, the manor, of Thomas Grene, knight, by knight service, annual value £10.
Great Houghton, the manor, of the same by knight service, annual value 100s.
Coles and Raunds, the manors, of the same by knight service, annual value £14.
Harringworth, 6 virgates and 3 cottages, of William lord la Zouche by knight service, annual value £3.
Date of death and heir as above.
778
Writ 1 Dec. 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Copy of the above inquisition.
779
Writ 1 Dec 1417.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Brentwood. 6 Oct. 1418.
He held the manor of White Roding in his demesne as of fee and granted it by his charter to John son of Thomas Colpeper and others as above [no. 771]. It is held of the king in chief, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir, aged 24 years and more, as above.
C 138/27, no. 41
780 ROBERT SON OF ROBERT TUDENHAM, ESQUIRE
SUFFOLK. Inquisition ex officio. Stowmarket. 16 Sept 1417.
He held 2 parts of the manor of Whatfield called ‘Tudenhammes’ in his demesne as of fee of the abbey of Bury St. Edmunds by knight service, annual value 20s.
He died on 15 Sept. 1415. Thomas, esquire, his brother and heir is aged 17 years and more.
Margery widow of John de Tudenham, knight, held in dower for life the manors of Bealings, Grundisburgh, Sutton, Newton by Ipswich, Kedington and ‘Capelles’ with reversion to Robert Tudenham, esquire, and his heirs. Margery died on 9 June 1416 and the reversion descended to Thomas.
Bealings and Grundisburgh are held of Robert lord Willoughby of his manor of Bradfield, service unknown, annual values 20 marks and £10.
Sutton is held of the earl of Suffolk, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Newton is held half of the king in chief by knight service and half of the earl Marshal by fealty and a rent of 4d. yearly, annual value £20.
Of whom Kedington and ‘Capelles’ are held is unknown, annual values £10 and 5 marks.
Nicholas de Wychyngham, esquire, has held the two parts of the manor of Whatfield since the death of Robert, and he, Henry Inglose and John Felys have occupied and taken the profits of Bealings and the other manors, title unknown.
781
Writ 10 July 1418.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Barton Mills. 29 Sept.
He held 2 parts of the manor of Whatfield called ‘Tudenhammes’ in his demesne as of fee of the abbey of Bury St. Edmunds by knight service, annual value 20s.
He died on 15 Sept. 1415. Thomas his brother and heir is aged 17 years and more.
He also held in fee the reversion of the manors of Bealings, Grundisburgh, Sutton and Newton by Ipswich, the manor called Cotenhall and the tenement called ‘Capelles’ both of which Margery widow of John de Tudenham, knight, held in dower for life. She also held a 3rd part of the manor of Eriswell. She died on 9 June 1416 and the right to these manors descended to Thomas as brother and heir of Robert son of Robert.
The manors of Bealings and Grundisburgh are held of Lord Willoughby of his manor of Bradfield, service unknown, half the manor of Newton of the king in chief by knight service, the other half of the Earl Marshal by fealty and a yearly rent of 4d. The whole manor of Eriswell is held of the king in chief by the service of 2 knight’s fees. Of whom and by what service Cotenhall and ‘Capelles’ in Kedington are held is unknown. Annual values, Bealings 20 marks, Grundisburgh £10, Sutton 100s., Newton £20, Cotenhall in Kedington £10, ‘Capelles’ … and Eriswell the whole manor £15, the 3rd part 100s.
Nicholas de Wychyngham held the 2 parts of the manor of Whatfield from the death of Margery on 9 June 1416, and Nicholas de Wychyngham, Henry Iglose and John Felys held the reversions, as above, from the death of Margery, until 11 July 1417, title unknown. Then the king by letters patent [CPR 1413–22, p.205] granted the custody of the lands and tenements of Robert Tudenham to John Rodenhale, knight, and John Wodehouse, esquire, to hold from the death of Robert until the full age of the heir.
782
Writ 9 July 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 9 Aug.
He held in his demesne as of fee, of the king in chief by knight service:
Renhold, 200 a., annual value 13s.4d.
Holwellbury, 2 parts of half a messuage and of 1 virgate, annual value 4s.
Wootton, 10s. rent from lands and tenements.
Bedford 2 parts of a court held every 3 weeks, 16d.
Margaret, widow of Robert Tudenham, holds the 3rd part in dower with reversion to Robert.
Date of death and heir as above, Nicholas Wychyngham has held and taken the profits since the death of Margaret.
C 138/27, no. 42; 29, no. 71
E 149/111, no. 6, no. 1
783 MARGERY WIDOW OF JOHN TUDENHAM
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich. 22 June 1422.
She held the manor of Bealings for life with the advowson, … and the manors of Grundisburgh, Sutton, Newton by Ipswich, Cottenham in Kedington and the tenement called ‘Capelles’ in Kedington by the grant of Nicholas de Basyngham, parson of Sutton, to John Tudenham, Margery his wife, and his heirs with reversion to Thomas son and heir of Robert Tudenham, son and heir of John, son of Margery. In Bealings there are: 1 hall with chambers, 1 grange, 1 stable, annual value nil … and 9 a. arable at 4d., 10 a. pasture at … 3s.4d., 5 a. great wood, nil, £8 rent … payable at St. Andrew, Easter, Midsummer and Michaelmas by equal parts; 26s.4d. from various services of customary tenants, freemen and serfs … 4s. Annual value of the advowson of Bealings £10. It is held of [Lord Willoughby], of his manor of Bradfield, service unknown.
The manor of Grundisburgh comprises: the site … at 4d. the a., 240 a. arable at 4d., 16 a. pasture at 12d., 7 a. meadow at 3s.4d., 10 a. great wood … 40s. rent from various lands and tenements … at the above 4 terms by equal parts 40s. from various services of customary, free and unfree tenants … perquisites of court. Grundisburgh is held of Lord Willoughby as above, service unknown.
In the manor of Sutton are: the site with buildings, annual value nil … a. arable at 2d., 3 roods meadow 20d…. underwood … 3s.4d., this year nil … rents from various tenements in the vills of Sutton, Chattisham, Alderton, and Bromeswell in the said county. Sutton is held of the earl of Suffolk, service unknown … Newton by Ipswich … Coddenham, Gosbeck and Tuddenham at the above 4 terms 46s.8d. for various terms … held of the Earl Marshal by fealty … the manor called Cotenhall in Kedington … is held of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, service unknown. … the tenement called ‘Capelles’ in Kedington … there are 48 a. arable … Margery held for life a 3rd part of the manor of Eriswell and the advowson … a 3rd part of 300 a. at 2d., 1 a. meadow 3s.4d. … ‘Calnespitell’ 2 a., 2s.
The whole manor of Eriswell is held of the king in chief of the honor of Boulogne by the service of 2 knight’s fees.
She died on 9 June 1416. Thomas de Tudenham is heir of both Margery and John, aged 21 years and more. Nicholas Wychyngham, Henry Inglose and John Felioz have occupied the manors of Bealings, Grundisburgh, Sutton, Newton and Cottenhall in Kedington, and the manor called ‘Capelles’ in the same and 3rd part of the manor of Eriswell and taken the profits from her death until 16 Sept. following, title unknown. Then the king granted the custody to John Rodenhale, knight, and John Wodehouse, esquire, as above [no. 781].
[Most of the details of the extents are illegible].
E 149/111, no. 6, no. 2
784 JOHN DRAYTON, KNIGHT
Writ 14 Oct. 1417.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester. 9 Nov.
Thomas, son and heir of Henry de la Ryvere, knight, held the manors of Tormarton and Acton Turville in his demesne as of fee and by his deed, dated at Tormarton on 31 Aug. 1400 and shown to the jurors, he granted them to Maurice Russell, knight, Nicholas Yve and Thomas Stanshawe, and their heirs and assigns. They held them in their demesne as of fee, and by their deed, dated at Dyrham on 27 Sept. 1400 and also shown, granted them to Thomas de la Ryvere, Isabel his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to Thomas and his heirs. They had issue Maurice. Thomas died and John Drayton, knight, married Isabel. He died holding the manors in right of Isabel and with no other estate in them.
Tormarton is held of the lord of Yate as one knight’s fee, annual value £20; Acton Turville of the countess of Arundel as half a fee, annual value 100s.
Ralph Russell, knight, held the manor and advowson of Dyrham in his demesne as of fee and by licence of Edward III [CPR 1367–70, p.281] and by his deed, dated at Romsey on 19 Aug. 1369, granted it to Maurice his son and Isabel, Maurice’s wife, daughter of Edmund de Chelreye, and the heirs of their bodies with reversion to Ralph and his heirs and assigns. Maurice and Isabel had issue Margaret now wife of Gilbert Denys, knight, and Isabel late the wife of John Drayton. Maurice and Isabel died, and half the manor descended to each of their daughters. John Drayton died holding half in right of Isabel. The whole manor is held of the king in chief as one knight’s fee, annual value of the half £10.
He died on 3 Oct. last. Joan and Elizabeth are his daughters and heirs, aged 8 years and more and 5 years and more.
785
Writ 4 Oct. 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill. 26 Oct. 1417.
John Bukyngham, bishop of Lincoln, Thomas de Brantyngham, bishop of Exeter, William de Beauchamp, John Devereux, David Hanemere, now deceased, John de Drayton and William de Drayton, knights, William Rikhull, Henry Englissh, Stephen, vicar of Sonning, and John Forster acquired in fee a 3rd part of the manor of Kempston from Hugh Segrave, knight, Andrew de Burnham, William de Pountfreyt, clerk, and Walter de Chippenham without licence; and John Forster released and quitclaimed it to the others. The king, for £40 paid by John Drayton, pardoned the trespass by letters patent of 1387 [CPR 1385–9, pp.339–40], and licensed them to enfeoff Nicholas de Drayton, the father, Richard de Metford, Master Andrew Baret, William Brightwell and Master David Bradwell, clerks, and the heirs of Nicholas. Nicholas, Richard and Andrew are dead. William Brightwell and David Bradwell are still alive and hold the 3rd part of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/27, no. 43
786 JOHN BALON OF DUNKERTON
Writ 25 Oct. 1417.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bishop’s Lydeard. 4 Nov.
In Credlingcot he held in fee simple 1 toft and 20 a. which William Dey then occupied at will, held of the heir of Lord de Sancto Mauro, a minor in the king’s ward, by knight service of his manor of Castle Cary, annual value 19s.4d.; 2s. service rent from the tenants of a watermill there, held of John Balon in fee by knight service and 13s.4d. rent for 1 messuage, 30 a. arable and 5 a. meadow, by his grant to Robert Lacy, now deceased, and Juliana his wife for their lives with reversion to the heirs of John Balon.
In Dunkerton he held in his demesne as of fee to himself and his heirs 2 parts of a carucate and of 6 a. meadow and 20s. rent with the reversion of the 3rd part which Mary widow of Richard Mulbourne holds in dower; and also in fee tail 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 12 a. meadow, 20 a. wood, 40 a. pasture, 40s. rent and a 3rd part of a watermill.
Also in Credlingcot he held in fee tail 1 toft, 1 messuage, 80 a. arable, 6 a. meadow and a dovecot, by the grant of William Canynges and Richard Tailour, clerks, to him, Emmota his late wife and the heirs of their bodies. They had issue Alice formerly the wife of John Wylkyns. The holdings should descend to her. The remainder of all stated are held of John Pederton, esquire, service unknown, annual value £4.
He died on 4 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more. Alice his daughter is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/28, no. 44
E 149/111, no. 16
787 JOHN HATHERSAM
Writ 4 Nov. 1417.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. East Grinstead. 12 Nov.
He held nothing in Sussex.
He died on 28 Oct. last. Agnes his wife is pregnant, but at present Alice Virle and Joan wife of John Silverton, daughters of Christina, sister of William, father of John, are his heirs, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more.
788
SURREY. Inquisition. Kingston upon Thames. 15 Nov. 1417.
On 16 May 1404, long before his death, he granted by charter to William Cheigne, Nicholas Wulberwe of London, fishmonger, John Gaynesford, Stephen, parson of Walton on the Hill, and their heirs, all his manors, lands, tenements, rents, reversions and services in Kingston upon Thames, Nutfield, Burstow, Horne, Lingfield, Crowhurst, Tandridge and Limpsfield and the manor of Coombe.
Coombe is held of the king of the manor of Richmond in socage by a rent of 40s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. There are 40 a. arable at 3d., 350 a. pasture at 1d., 50 a. wood at 1/2d., 6 a. meadow at 12d. and 30s. assize rent payable by equal parts at the 4 terms.
Nutfield, Burstow and Horne, 200 a. arable at 2d., 100 a. pasture at 1/2d., 8 a. meadow at 12d., 10s. assize rent payable as above, held of Nicholas Carrewe, service unknown.
Lingfield, 40 a. arable at 2d., 2 a. meadow at 14d. and 10s. rent payable by equal parts at the 4 terms of the abbot of Battle of his manor of Limpsfield by 10s. rent and suit of court.
Also in Lingfield 260 a. arable at 2d., 100 a. pasture at 1/2d., 38 a. meadow at 14d., 50s. rent at the four terms, held of Reynold Cobham, knight, of his manor of Scarborough, in Burham, Kent, by a rent of 25s.8d.
Also of the king in socage by a rent of 10s. payable by the sheriff at Michaelmas and suit of court at the hundred of Tandridge, 1 messuage, annual value nil, 12 a. arable at 1d. and 10s.2d. rent payable at the 4 terms.
Limpsfield, 60 a. at 3d., of Thomas Bowkehurst by a rent of 7s.2d.
Crowhurst, 60 a. arable at 2d., 10 a. meadow at 16d. and 30s. assize rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, of Reynold Cobham of his manor of Oxted by a rent of 20s.; also 6 a. at 2d. of Simon Dane by a rent of 8d.; also 94 a. arable at 2d. and 20 a. wood at 1/2d., of John Burgh, lord of Addington, by a rent of 1d.
On 25 May 1415, long before his death, he granted by charter to Stephen, parson of Walton on the Hill, and John Gaynesford all his lands etc. in Horne, Godstone and Burstow. There are 160 a. arable at 2d., 50 a. pasture at 1d., 20 a. wood at 1/2d., 7 a. meadow at 14d. and 30s. rent payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, held of the earl of Stafford, service unknown; and 24 a. arable at 2d., held of William atte Chaumbre, service unknown; and also the reversion of 184 a. arable, 50 a. pasture 20 a. wood and 7 a. meadow in Horne, Bletchingley and Godstone, which Alice widow of Richard Virle holds for life.
He died on 28 Oct. last. Agnes is pregnant, heirs as above.
C 138/28, no. 45
789 ROGER SWILLYNGTON, KNIGHT
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Louth. 20 Sept.
In right of Joan his wife, who survives him, he held the manor of Castle Carlton of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £40.
He died on 6 Aug. last. John his son and heir is aged 25 years and more.
790
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. 12 Sept. 1417.
He held 1 messuage called ‘Nesfeld place’ and 8d. rent in the city of York, jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, in free burgage as all the city is held, by the grant of William de Ferybrygge, chaplain, Thomas de Hopton and John Cotom, to them and his heirs, annual value of the messuage 10s.
Date of death and heir as above.
791
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle. 5 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Shelf, the manor of the king in chief by a rent of 1/2d. payable by the sheriff, annual value 20s.
Swillington, ‘Oldhalle’ and ‘Newhalle’ in, annual values £10 each, with the advowson.
Preston, all lands, rents and services, formerly of Henry Fitzhugh, lord of Ravensworth, Richard Norton, John Hevenyngham, Richard Danyell, clerk, parson of Swillington and Thomas de Thornour, in Swillington, Great and Little Preston, Garforth and Allerton Bywater, which by their charter dated 16 Feb. 1417 they granted to Roger for life with reversion to Henry Fitzhugh and the others.
Cudworth, Royds, Wibsey, Bierley, Oakenshaw, Shackleton, Darfield, Wombwell, Ardsley, Edderthorpe, Kirby Ravensworth, Hiendley, Thorpe Audlin, Akethorp, South Elmsall, North Elmsal, Tong, South Kirkby, Upton, Ackworth, Wrangbrook, Burghwallis, and Minsthorpe, the manors, with manors in Suffolk, held for life by the grant dated 13 Dec. 1416 of Henry Fitzhugh, Richard Norton, Thomas Derham and Richard Danyell with reversion to them. The manors of Swillington, Great Preston, Cudworth, Elmshall, Kirby Ravensworth and Royds, except for a messuage in Cudworth called ‘Sabynplace’ are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, the messuage of William Haryngton, knight, by knight service.
[Much of this inquisition is illegible. Cf. CIPM XVII, no. 128; CCR 1413–19, p.406].
792
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
KENT. Inquisition. Deptford. 6 Sept.
He held 1 messuage in East Greenwich of the prior of Sheen, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. Date of death and heir as above.
793
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham. 4 Sept.
He held the manors and advowsons of Widmerpool and Gonalston with other manors in Derbyshire by a fine of 1385 between Ralph de Forthyngton, clerk, and William Caudray, qu., and Robert de Swyllyngton, knight, and Margaret his wife, def., by which Ralph and William granted them to Robert and Margaret and their heirs with remainder to her heirs [CP 25/1/289/54, no. 133]. They had issue Roger. Robert died and Margaret married John Eylesford, knight. He and Margaret by a charter dated 9 Sept. 1396 granted the manors to Roger, rendering 100 marks by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, with licence to distrain, re-entering and taking the crops, if in arrears by a quarter year. Widmerpool is held of the king of the honor of Peverel by knight service, Gonalston of the same, service unknown, annual value together beyond the rent 100 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
794
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby. 6 Sept. 1417.
He held the manors of South Wingfield and Tibshelf by the fine as above [no. 793]. On 9 Sept. 1396 John Eylesford, knight, and Margaret granted the manors of Crich, South Wingfield and Tibshelf to Roger, rendering 110 marks yearly during the life of Margaret, with licence to distrain as above. Crich is held of the king in chief of the honour of Peverel by knight service, Tibshelf of the same honor, service unknown, and South Wingfield of John Pawsey, service unknown, annual value nil beyond the rent.
Date of death and heir as above.
795
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester. 5 Sept.
He held in his demesne as of fee parcels of wood in Leicester chase called ‘Priorwode’ and ‘Shelton wode’ of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 2s.
Date of death and heir as above.
796
Writ 12 Aug. 1417.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Harleston. 14 Sept.
He held the manor of Burston in his demesne in fee tail to himself, his heirs male and his right heirs, by the grant of John Carbonell, esquire, by charter dated 7 Sept. 1408, made with the king’s licence [CPR 1405–8, p.374], and shown to the jurors. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 5 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
797
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Blythburgh. 13 Sept. 1417.
By letters patent of 5 July 1413 [CPR 1413–6, p.55] the king granted that he might enfeoff William Ferebrigg, clerk, John Quynt, chaplain, and Henry Gandre, chaplain, in the manor of Blythburgh, to hold to them and regrant to Roger and Joan his wife for the term of their lives with remainder to John, Roger’s son. Accordingly by his charter dated 14 Sept. 1413 he granted them the manor, except for the villeins: Richard Haliday of Blythburgh, John son of Adam Haliday of the same, John Fretherich of Maldon, John Ladde of Hinton, Thomas Hasent of the same, John Joye of Walberswick, Geoffrey Blithburgh, Robert Newere and Stephen Nicoll of the same, Robert Carlwayn, John Carlwayn his brother, and all other villeins of the manor. William Ferebrigg and the others regranted the manor to Roger and Joan his wife for their lives with remainder to John his son and his heirs male. He also held in fee and right the villeins of the manor. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks.
He held 1 messuage in the priory of Blythburgh jointly with Joan for their lives by the grant of the prior and convent with reversion to them, service unknown, annual value 12d., and 1 messuage and 1 1/2 a. in Blythburgh of the heirs of Robert Ufford, knight, service unknown, annual value 2s.
He also held for life the manors of Yoxford, Stikingland, Middleton, Brandeston and Murrills by the grant of Henry Fitzhugh, lord of Ravensworth, Richard Norton, Thomas Derham and Richard Danyell, parson of Swillington by their charter shown to the jurors, as above [no. 791]. Yoxford, Middleton and Stickingland are held of John, Earl Marshal, by knight service, Brandeston of James Joos by knight service and Murrills of William Bowet, service unknown; annual value of all together nil because burdened with a rent of 100 marks payable by equal parts at Martinmas and Whitsun to Margaret widow of John Eynesford [sic] for her life.
Date of death and heir as above.
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E 149/110, no 13
798 NICHOLAS LILLYNG, KNIGHT
Writ 7 Feb. 1417.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 11 Oct.
He held the manor and advowson of Abington jointly with Mary, his wife, who survives him, by the grant of John Love, clerk, and William Hercy, by their charter dated at Abington on 25 May 1415 and shown to the jurors, to them with successive remainders to the heirs of their bodies, the heirs of the body of Thomas, and Nicholas and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20.
Similarly they held the manor of Great Billing by a fine of 1411 [CP 25/1/179/91, no. 97] by which John Love and William Hercy granted it to Nicholas and Mary for their lives with remainder to Margaret Holand, countess of Somerset, Henry Merston, clerk, Robert Frampton, John Blunvile and the heirs of Margaret. It is not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value 20 marks.
He held the manor of Cosgrove for life by the grant of Thomas late earl of Warwick, with reversion to Richard de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, son and heir of Thomas. It is not held of the king but of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d.
He died on 8 Feb. [sic Mon. after Candlemas] last. John Bernard is his grandson and heir, son of Elizabeth his daughter, aged 24 years and more.
799
Writ, plenius certiorari, 13 Dec. 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 30 Dec.
He held the manor of Cosgrove for life by the grant by letters patent of Thomas, late earl of Warwick, with reversion to the earl. Richard de Bello Campo, now earl of Warwick, is son and heir of the late earl. It is held of Elizabeth lady de Clynton of her manor of Haversham by knight service, amount unknown.
C 138/28, no. 47
E 149/111, no. 7