Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 151-203

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 151-203

151 ISABEL WIDOW OF JOHN DE DALTON, KNIGHT
Writ 10 June 1414.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Kettering. 3 (?) July (Fri. before St. Thomas).
Under a fine of 1402 [CP 25/1/179/90, no. 25; licence CPR 1401–5, p.106; cf. CIPM xix, no. 234] she held £39 19s. rent in Apethorpe for life with remainder to Roger the son of John her late husband and herself.
John died long ago. Isabel died on 5 Feb. last. Thomas her son and next heir is aged 19 years.
C 138/6, no. 8
E 149/102, no. 16
152 JOHN DE BRYCHE
Writ 26 Jan. 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Maldon. 4 April.
Jointly with Anne his wife he held 1 messuage, 80 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 3 a. pasture and 3s. rent in Great Birch, to them, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs by a grant of Henry Stampe, John Wacelyn and John Hokkelee, made with royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.187]. They are held of the king of the honor of Dover as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value of the messuage and lands 40s. Anne survives him.
He also held in his demesne as of fee 70 a. and 5s.9 1/2d. rent in Great Birch of the honor of Hagenet by suit of court at the manor of Haughley in Suffolk every 3 weeks, annual value including the rent 23s.4d.; and 1 messuage, 30 a. arable and 4 a. wood in the same place of John Peyton and Richard Baynard, service unknown, annual value 10s.
He died on 1 Jan. last. Robert his son and heir is aged 28 years and more.
C 138/6, no. 9, and 17, no. 62
E 149/104, no. 4
153 JOHN DE ORDE, ESQUIRE
Writ 28 April 1414.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle. 8 May.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Abberwick, a 3rd part of the vill, of the barony of Wark by fealty and a rent of 4s., annual value 10s.
Wooden, 1 1/2 husbandlands of the barony of Vescy in socage, annual value 20s.
Ellingham, the site of 2 waste watermills, annual value nil, and 1 husbandland, of Robert Ogle, knight, by a rent of 1 pair of gloves and suit of court 3 times yearly, annual value 6s.8d.
Newton on the Moor, 3 husbandlands and 2 cottages, of the barony of Embleton by fealty and suit of court 3 times yearly, annual value 10s.4d.
Throckley, half a husbandland, of William Yong by the service of finding a lamp in the church of Newburn, annual value 40d.
Coldmartin, 1 husbandland, of John de Folbery by knight service, annual value 2s.
Shotton, 3 a. of meadow of John de Wydryngton, knight, in socage, annual value 3s.
He died on 20 April last. William his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
C 138/6, no. 10
E 149/102, no. 19
154 HAWISE WIDOW OF ANDREW LOTERELL, KNIGHT
Writ 18 April 1414.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition …
She held the manors of Gamston and West Bridgford and 6 bovates in Bassingfield with the advowson of Bridgford to herself and the heirs of the bodies of Andrew her late husband and herself by the grant of Richard de Salteby of Grantham, John de Hengham of Corby and Robert Arnold of Swafield to Andrew her late husband, as lord of Hooton Pagnell and Irnham, and herself and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of others than the king by various services, annual value together £20.
Geoffrey Loterell, son of Andrew, son of Andrew, knight, is next heir.
The inquisition is almost entirely illegible. The above is taken from the escheator’s account, E 1361246, no. 2.
155
Writ 18 April 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Doncaster. 1 May.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Hooton Pagnell in dower by the grant of Andrew Loterell, knight, her late husband, of the inheritance of Geoffrey son of Andrew, son of Andrew, knight. The whole manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the 3rd part 5 marks.
She died on 10 April last. Geoffrey the heir is aged 29 years and more.
156
Writ 18 April 1414.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Corby. 9 May.
She held the manor of Irnham for life by the grant of Philip le Despenser, knight, and Thomas le Warre, clerk, to her, Andrew her late husband and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £10. [Licence, CPR 1381–5, p.450].
She also held 6 messuages and 8 virgates in Corby to herself and Andrew’s heirs by the grant of Thomas de Houthorp and Robert atte Kyrk, chaplains. They are held of Philip bishop of Lincoln of the castle of Sleaford, service unknown, annual value £3.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/6, no. 12
E 149/102, no. 3
E 136/246, no. 2
157 JULIANA WIDOW OF ROBERT BEALKNAP, KNIGHT
Writ 24 July 1414.
KENT. Inquisition. Dartford. 1 Oct.
She held for life the manor of Sandlings extending in Orpington, St. Paul’s Cray, St. Mary Cray, Chislehurst, Chelsfield and Sevington, by the grant of Nicholas Bonde, knight, to her and Robert her late husband, made with royal licence [CPR 1377–81, p.557], with successive remainders to Thomas their son and the heirs of his body, John another son and the heirs of his body, and the right heirs of Robert. Thomas and John died without heirs of their bodies.
The manor, except for 7 a. arable and 7 a. pasture, is held of the king in chief by knight service. The 7 a. arable are held of Richard Cryst of his manor of Crofton by gavelkind and rents of 14d., 2 hens and 21 eggs; the pasture of Agnes Northwode of her manor of Champion Wood by a rent of 1 1/2d., annual value of the whole 10 marks.
She died on 22 July last. Hamo son and heir of Robert and Juliana is aged 24 years and more.
C 138/6, no. 13
E 149/102, no. 11
158 JOAN WIDOW OF ROGER SCALES, KNIGHT
Writ 6 Feb. 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Witham. 8 April.
She held in dower of the king in chief of the honor of Boulogne rents of 3s.4d. from the tenements of John Wheler and Alice Davy in Rivenhall with remainder to Robert son of Robert Scales, knight.
She died on 5 Jan. last. Robert the son of Robert Scales, knight, is her heir aged 28 years and more.
159
Writ, plenius certiorari, as to how Robert son of Robert is the heir. 12 Nov. 1419.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Braintree. 18 Dec.
She held in dower of Roger of the inheritance of Robert son of Robert, knight.
160
Writ 6 Feb. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Haslingfield. 2 March.
She held in dower a 3rd part of the manor called Scales manor in Haslingfield of the inheritance of Robert son of Robert son of Roger, her late husband. The whole manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the 3rd part 10 marks.
Date of death as above. The said Robert son of Roger [sic] is her heir, aged 19 years.
161
Writ, melius sciri, as to the heir. 20 July 1418.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Haslingfield. 25 July.
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Haslingfield called Scales manor of the inheritance of Robert, son of Robert, knight, son of Roger.
Date of death as above. Robert the heir was of full age on 17 July last.
162
Writ 6 Feb. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. King’s Lynn. 26 April.
Jointly with Roger her late husband she held for life the manors of Scales Hall in Middleton, Islington, Howe by Lynn and Raynham with the advowson of Clenchwarton at alternate presentations with John Ingaldesthorp, knight, of the king in chief of the honor of Hagenet and the ward of Dover, service unknown; and similarly the manor of Castle Hall in Middleton of the earl of March of the honor of Clare by the rent of a pair of gilt spurs, with reversion of all to Robert son of Robert Scales, knight, lord of Newsells. The annual values are, Scales Hall £10, Islington £10 10s.2d., Howe £13 6s.8d., Raynham £10 11d. and Castle Hall 10 marks, 14d.
Date of death as above. Robert son of Robert is aged 18 years and more.
163
Writ, melius sciri, as to how she came to hold jointly and how Robert is heir. 14 June 1418.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. King’s Lynn. 27 July.
The manors and advowson held of the king were granted to her, Roger her late husband, and his heirs and assigns by Nicholas Massyngham and John Clay, clerks. The reversion is to Robert son of Robert, knight, son of Roger, as his kinsman and heir.
164
Writ 12 Nov. 1419.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich, ‘le Shirehous’. 8 Jan. 1420.
Findings as above [nos.162–3] except for the annual values, Scales Hall £10, Islington 10 marks, Howe by Lynn £12, Raynham £10, Castle Hall 100s. and the advowson 12d.
Robert the son of Robert, knight, son of Joan, was aged 18. He died and Thomas his brother is now heir, aged 21 years and more. Ralph earl of Westmorland has held the manors and advowson since the death of Joan, title unknown.
C 138/7, no. 14
E 149/103, no. 10
165 PHILIP SON OF PHILIP POPHAM
Writ 12 Nov. 1414.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester. 21 Nov.
Owing to his minority half the manor of Barton Stacey held of Henry IV by knight service, annual value £8 11s., came into the king’s hands on the death of Philip his father and so remains.
Philip the father held jointly with Elizabeth his wife the manor of Dummer, by the grant of William Pont, rector of Farleigh Wallop, and John vicar of Hampstead Norris to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the king of the honor of Wallingford by knight service, annual value £3 6s.8d.
He died on 19 March 1401. Margaret and Maud are his sisters and heirs, Margaret aged 14 on 1 May last, Maud 13 on 27 May.
C 138/7, no. 15
166 ELIZABETH WIDOW OF PHILIP POPHAM
Writ, melius sciri, as to how she came to hold the manor of Dummer, as stated in the former inquisition [CIPM, XIX, no. 369], 2 Nov. 1414.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester. 7 Nov.
She held the manor of Dummer jointly with Philip her late husband, of the king, then prince of Wales, of the honor of Wallingford by knight service, by the grant of William Pante, rector of Farleigh Wallop, and John vicar of Hampstead Norris, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
Margaret wife of John Coudray and Maud wife of Peter Coudray are their daughters and heirs, aged 14 years on 1 May last and 13 on 27 May.
167
Writ 12 Nov. 1414.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. East Ilsley. 20 Nov.
William Waryn, clerk, held the manor of Lyford in his demesne as of fee and by charter granted to Philip Popham, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of his body a yearly rent of 10 marks from it payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas with a clause of distraint. The manor is held of the abbot of Abingdon by knight service.
Philip had issue Philip, Margaret and Maud and died. Philip the son died without heirs of his body. Elizabeth died on 25 July 1409. Margaret wife of John Couderay and Maud wife of Peter Couderay are their daughters and heirs, ages as above. William Loveney has taken the rent since her death by the grant of Henry IV [CFR 1405–13, p.116].
C 138/7, no. 16
E 149/102, no. 21
168 ISABEL WIDOW OF JOHN KENDALE
Writ, melius sciri, citing the findings of the former inquisitions [CIPM XIX, nos.237–8] in which her estate was not given, 1 Feb 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Crewkerne. 31 Jan.
She held in fee tail: 1 messuage and 20 a. in Milborne Port, and 1 messuage, 1 watermill and 1 carucate in Milborne Wick, by the grant of John Wyke to John Kendale, her late husband, and herself and the heirs of their bodies by his charter shown to the jurors; and 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Lower Weare, 50 a. in Hummer, 1 messuage and 30 a. arable and meadow in East Lambrook, and 1 messuage and 30 a. in Ashton by the grant of John Harewell, late bishop of Bath and Wells, to John, herself and the heirs of their bodies.
169
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne. 5 Feb. 1415.
She held in her demesne in fee tail 1 toft and 40 a. in Fordington by a rent of 7d., by the grant of John Wyke as above.
C 138/7, no. 17
170 ELIZABETH WIFE OF RICHARD STUCLE AND WIDOW OF JOHN BONEVYLE
Writ 18 April 1414.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester. 5 July.
Jointly with Richard Stucle her husband, who survives her, she held the manor of Magna Glen by the grant to them and the heirs of their bodies by John Stucle, clerk, [by a fine of 1410, as below, no. 172]. It is held of John Lovell, knight, of the honor of Winchester, service unknown, annual value £20.
She died on 10 April last. Roger their son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
171
Writ 18 April 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Chippenham. 30 June.
She held half the manor of West Kington in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 100s. Long before her death she married John son of William Bonevyle, and they had a son William Bonevyle who survives. Afterwards she married Richard Stucle. They had issue Roger, knight, and other sons and daughters.
Date of death as above. William Bonevyle is her son and heir, aged 21 years and more.
172
Writ 18 April 1414.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Chichester. 2 July.
Jointly with Richard Styvecle her husband, who survives her, she held the manor and advowson of Merston to them and the heirs of their bodies by the grant of John Styvecle, clerk, by a fine of 1410 [CP 25/1/291/62, no. 154] with other manors and premises in Leicestershire, Dorset and Kent. It is held of John Pelham, knight, of his manor of Pevensey, service unknown, annual value £20.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 170].
173
Writ 18 April 1414.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton. 15 June.
She held the manor of Chewton Mendip in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20 6s.8d.
Date of death, marriages and sons as above [no. 171]. William Bonevill is her heir, aged 21 years and more. Roger Stucle also survives her.
174
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne. 16 June 1414.
Jointly with Richard Stucle alias Styvecle, her husband, she held 6 messuages, 2 carucates and 10 a. meadow in Mapperton and Sturminster Marshall, half the manor of Mapperton, a 7th part of the hundred of Hundredsbarrow and an 8th part of the hundred of Loosebarrow, by the grant of John Styvecle by a fine as above [no. 172]. The messuages, carucates, meadow and 7th part of Hundredsbarrow are held of the king in chief in free socage, annual value 70s., the 8th part of Loosebarrow of the same by knight service, annual value 6s.8d., and the half manor of Mapperton of the abbess of Shaftesbury at fee farm, amount unknown, annual value £3 5s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 170].
175
Writ 18 April 1414.
KENT. Inquisition. Ashford. 28 June.
Jointly with Richard Stucle her husband she held a 4th part of the manor of Selling by the grant of John Stucle, as above [no. 172]. It is held of the king in chief of the honor of Portico by knight service, annual value £8.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 174].
C 138/7, no. 18
E 149/102, no. 12
E 152/452, no. 2
176 ROGER CHEYNE, ESQUIRE
Writ 7 June 1414.
LONDON. Inquisition. 20 July.
He held 1 messuage and 3 cottages in the parish of St. Michael Paternoster in Bow Lane in Dowgate ward in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage, annual value 46s 8d.
He died on 14 May last. John his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
177
Writ 7 June 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Cassington. 12 June.
he held a manor in Cassington in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford by the service of half a knight’s fee, annual value £9.
Date of death and heir as above.
178
Writ 7 June 1414.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Berkhamsted. 2 July.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Bovingdon, 4 messuages and 100 a., of the rector of Ashridge by a rent of £3, annual value £3.
Berkhamsted, 2 messuages, 2 cottages and 16 a., of the king of the honor of Berkhamsted by fealty and a rent of 5s 7d., annual value 30s.
Wilstone, 1 croft, of John Hervy, service unknown, annual value 12d.
Puttenham, 1 a., of Robert Potenham by a rent of 12d., annual value 6d.
Long Marston, 3 messuages and 46 a., of Robert Corbet, knight, by a rent of 1 pair of gloves, annual value 40s.
Tring. 1 watermill, 1 1/2 a. meadow and 3 a. enclosed land and 1 a. marsh, of the archbishop of Canterbury by a rent of 30s., annual value 5s.
Date of death and heir, aged 25 years and more, as above.
179
Writ 7 June 1414.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wendover. 14 June.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Drayton Beauchamp, the manor with its members of Helsthorpe and Cholesbury and the advowson, of the king in chief as 3 parts of a knight’s fee with [hole in ms.] hidage, view of frankpledge, suit and ward and fees for hearing amendments of pleas, 10s. and payment for ward of the castle of Northampton 10s., annual value £10; and 80 a. there of Thomas Aylesbury, knight, by knight service and a rent of 11s 1d, annual value 5 marks.
Marsworth, 1 carucate, of the king of the honor of Wallingford as 2 parts of a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value £4.
Saunderton, 1 carucate, of the king of the same honor as a 4th part of a knight’s fee.
Wyvelsgate in Wendover, 26s 8d. in assize rents, of Edmund earl of March, service unknown.
Wendover, 1 fulling mill and 2 a., of Edward duke of York by a rent of 13s.4d. and suit of court every 3 weeks, annual value nil beyond the rent.
Chesham, the manor of Grove, of Robert [recte Richard] Veer, earl of Oxford, by a rent of 17s. and suit of court at Chesham every 3 weeks, annual value 100s.
Whelpley, 1 carucate, of Maud Clifford, lady Latimer, by a rent of 18s. and suit of court at Chesham every 3 weeks, annual value 40s.
Date of death and heir, aged 24 years and more, as above.
C 138/7, no. 19
180 JOHN COPE, ESQUIRE
Writ 28 Dec. 1414.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Stony Stratford. 7 Jan. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee the site of the manor of Deanshanger and 132 a. arable, 18 a. meadow, 6 a. wood and 4s.5 1/2d. and 1 ‘brodehokyd harve’ in rents, 1 cottage and 1 1/2 a., another cottage with 1 1/2 a. in Wike, Wicken, Passenham, Stony Stratford, Puxley, Whitfield, Deanshanger and Heathencote, all of the king as a 40th part of a knight’s fee, and by his charter dated at Deanshanger on 13 Dec. 1414 granted them to John Longeville, esquire, John Warrewyke, esquire, and Robert Spenser and their heirs and assigns, without royal licence, on condition that they should enfeoff Joan his wife, who survives him, for her life with remainder to his right heirs. So they held the premises but on account of the transgression the escheator took them into the king’s hands; annual values, the site nil, garden and dovecot 3s.4d., 80 a. of the 132 a. at 4d. each, the remaining 52 at 2d. each and no more because forest land and stony, 18a, meadow at 18d. each and 6 a., 1 rood of wood nil because totally wasted.
John his son and heir is aged 18 years and more.
C 138/7, no. 20
E 149/102, no. 18
181 JOHN SAPURTON
Writ 21 March 1414.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster. 4 April.
He formerly held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage in the close of the royal palace of Westminster with the office of keeper of the palace. Long before his death by charter dated 4 March 1413 he granted them to John Wakeryng, John Makworth, Henry Kays and Robert Thresk, clerks, William Cheyne, John Slory, William Babyngton, Peter de la Pole, William Wakefeld and William Fyndern and their heirs and assigns by royal licence [CPR 1413–16, p.159]. They are held of the king in chief by the service of keeping the palace, taking 6d. daily by the hands of the sheriff of London; and when the king is in the palace taking bread, wine and the common dish from the kitchen, and candles, as all the king’s servants have. When the king leaves the palace he takes the fuel and bedding remaining in the chambers and the hay in the stables, and when the king repairs the houses there all the old timber, tiles and other materials. From every merchant with stall or shop in the palace he takes 12d. a quarter. The whole annual value is £10.
He died 15 March last. Roger de Sapurton, his brother and heir, is aged 36 years and more.
182
Writ 21 March 1414.
LONDON. Inquisition. 30 March.
He formerly held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 1 garden in the close of Fleet with the office of keeping the king’s prisoners there, and a rent of £6 14s.5d. from various lands and tenements in London, and by his charter dated 4 March 1413 he granted them to John Wakeryng and others [as above]. All are held of the king in grand serjeanty by the service of keeping the prisoners, taking 6d. daily by the sheriffs of London, and from each prisoner 2s.4d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/7, no. 21
183 JOHN WYKE
Writ 10 Dec. 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Amesbury. 11 Jan. 1415.
By the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife and of her inheritance he held:
Bradford on Avon and Trowle. 1 messuage, 2 market stalls, 2 cottages, 1 toft, 53 1/2 a. arable, 8 1/2 a. meadow, 2 a. wood and 6 a. pasture, of the abbess of Shaftesbury, by a rent of 10s 6d., annual value 57s.4d.
Bradford on Avon, 1 burgage, of John Lysle by a rent of 6s., annual value 12d.
Iford, 3 roods of meadow, of the prior of Winchester, by a rent of 4d. annual value 20d.
He died on 3 Nov. 1419. John Kendale, aged 24 years and more, the son of Isabel daughter of Joan is Joan’s heir and next heir of John Wyke to the messuage etc. and the burgage. Since John’s death William Scardeburgh and William Grey have held the premises by royal letters patent [CFR 1405–13, p.218].
C 138/7, no. 22
184 ISABEL WIFE OF RICHARD BEAUCHAMP [LORD ABERGAVENNY]
Writ for proof of age. Joan Beauchamp, lady Abergavenny, John Greyndore, knight, and Thomas Walwayn have the wordship by the grant of Edward duke of York to whom the king gave it [CPR 1401–5, p.235]. They should be warned. 8 Feb. 1415.
[Endorsed] They were warned by John Durhurst and Thomas Galbrigg, but did not attend.
GLOUCESTER. Proof of age. Gloucester. 23 Feb.
The jurors say that Isabel wife of Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny, knight, sister and heir of Richard, son and heir of Thomas lord le Despenser, was born at Cardiff on 27 July (Septem dormientes) 1400 and was aged 14 on 27 July last, and this they know for the following reasons:
John Haresfield and William Stoughton, both aged 50 years and more, know that she was born on that day and baptised in St. Mary’s church, Cardiff, because they had a ship called ‘la Trynyte’ wrecked and sunk in the port of Cardiff then.
John Joce of the forest of Dean and Walter Toky, both 44 and more: on that day Owyn Glendordy came with his large army to the gates of Cardiff [sic, 1400?].
Richard Harmeles and Richard Chaumberleyn, both 45 and more: that day Thomas bishop of Llandaff reconsecrated the graveyard of St. Mary’s, Cardiff, polluted by the effusion of blood, and afterwards baptised Isabel.
Richard Twynnyng and Thomas Whithed, both 46 and more: the house of John atte Stile, near their houses in Cardiff, was burnt down on that day.
John Salesbury and John Clerk, both 46 and more: Joan daughter of John Geffrey, their kinsman, was then married to John ap Adam in that church.
John Pavy of Tewkesbury and John Hasard, both 52 and more: John Gryffyth their godfather was buried in that church on that day.
C 138/8, no. 23B
185 JOHN TAVERNER
Writ 27 Sept. 1414.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Chichester. 22 Oct.
Jointly with Alice his wife who survives him he held the manor of Kingsham with the advowson of St. Pancras church without the East Gate of Chichester by the grant of Thomas Hampton, clerk, and John Gurlewayn by their charter licensed by royal letters patent [CPR 1413–15, pp.199,245], to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to Margaret wife of John Skardevile and Joan wife of John Michelgrove, kinswomen of John, and their heirs. They are held of the king in chief by the service of providing the king with 3 spindles of linen thread when he comes to a place called ‘Isebele gages’, annual value £4 [Cf. CIPM XIV, no. 122; XVII, no. 424].
He also held jointly for his life by the grant by charter of Gilbert Forstere and Peter Bevere, 5 a. in Oving of John Foxle, service unknown, annual value 40d.; and 55 a. in Portfield and Pidborough of Thomas earl of Arundel and the prior of Boxgrove, services unknown, annual value 13s.4d.
Long before his death the tenement called the Grove and a tenement in East Street, Chichester, next the Pallant were held by Richard Stuecle and Elizabeth his wife, title unknown.
He died on 2 Sept. last. Margaret Skardevile and John Michelgrove are his next heirs, aged 30 years and more and 24 and more.
C 138/8, no. 24
186 JOAN WIDOW OF ROGER DE SALKELD
Writ 20 March 1415.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Penrith, 23 April.
Jointly with Roger her late husband she held the following parts of the manor of Ousby of the king in chief by grants to them and the heirs of their bodies made with royal licence:
A 3rd part of half the manor by the grant of Clement de Crofton and Joan his wife by a fine [CP 25/1/35/11, no. 58; licence CPR 1354–8, p.303] by a rent of 6s.2 3/4d. payable at the exchequer of Carlisle and cornage and for socage 3s.9d.
An 8th part by the grant of John de Raghton [licence CPR 1358–61, p.476] by a rent of 2s.8d. payable at the same and cornage and for socage 3s.9d.
A half of a half by the grant of Margery and Alice daughters of William Bouche [licence not found] by a rent of 2s.8d. payable at the same and cornage and for socage 3s.9d.
Together they form an 8th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 26s.8d.
She died on 10 March last. Alice wife of John Krakanthorp is their daughter and heir, aged 40 years and more.
C 138/8, no. 25
E 149/103, no. 7
187 THOMAS SPENCER
Writ 24 Nov. 1414.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Liskeard. 30 Jan. 1415.
He held 1 messuage and 1 a. Cornish in Bosent of William Talbot, knight, and Eleanor his wife in right of Eleanor by knight service. He granted them to James Clerk, William Devyok and Joan his wife to hold for the lives of James and Joan by a rent of 9s. At his death he held the rent and reversion in fee simple. The annual value is 20s.
He also held of John Heligan and Isabel his wife 1/2 a. Cornish in ‘Hole’ of the manor of Cartuther, annual value 13s.4d.
He died on 6 Oct. 1410. Margaret his daughter and heir is aged 7 years and more.
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188 ALICE WIDOW OF RICHARD STURY, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Nov. 1414.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle. 13 March 1415.
She held the manor and park of Barnwell for life by the grant of John Holt, William Bakwell, Walter Child, chaplain, and William Walsh, to Richard, herself and the heirs of his body, made with royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.532], with successive remainders to John Chaundos, knight, John Paule, knight, and Robert Stury and the heirs male of their bodies in turn with reversion to William Bakewell and his heirs. Richard Stury, John Chaundos and John Paule died without heirs male. It should now descend to Robert Stury who survives, and his heirs male. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 24s.
She died on 4 Nov. last. John Blounte of Siddington, knight, is her next heir, aged 30 years and more.
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189 MARGARET WIDOW OF JOHN DYMMOK, KNIGHT
Writ 28 March 1414.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Horncastle. 7 April.
She held the manor of Scrivelsby in her demesne as of fee with the advowsons of Scrivelsby, Coningsby, Haltham on Bain, Roughton and Wilksby of the king in chief by the serjeanty of coming whenever a king of England is crowned into his presence armed for war on a good horse, in person or by another if the tenant is not able, and there making proclamation that if anyone shall say that the king or queen has no right to the kingdom, being ready to maintain the king’s right in his own body against any such person or anyone else. The annual value of the manor is £60 payable by equal parts at St. Botolph (17 June), Michaelmas and St. Andrew (30 Nov.), and of the advowsons, Scrivelsby £10, Coningsby £20, Haltham on Bain £10, Roughton 100s. and Wilksby 100s.
She died on 26 March last. Thomas Dymmok, knight, is her son and heir aged 60 years and more.
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190 WILLIAM DE MARNY, KNIGHT
Writ 23 Aug. 1414.
BUCKINGHAM, Inquisition. Aylesbury. 14 Oct.
He held the manor of Kingsey in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value 24 marks.
He died on 24 Aug. last. Thomas his son and next heir is aged 21 years and more.
191
Writ 1 Nov. 1414.
LONDON. Inquisition. 6 Nov.
He held a mansion with shops, houses and gardens in the parishes of St. Lawrence Jewry and St. Mary Aldermary jointly with Joan de Bohun, countess of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, John Durward, John Luddeseye, clerk, Robert Rykedon, Thomas Martell and William Keeche, parson of Layer Marney, by the grant of John Berton, parson of Rawreth and John Prykkelove, parson of Latchingdon in Essex. They are held of the king in free burgage, annual value £6 13s.4d.
He died on 21 Aug. last. Thomas his son and heir was aged 21 on 6 Feb. last.
192
Writ 23 Aug. 1414.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford. 28 Sept.
Jointly with Joan de Bohun, countess of Essex, and others, by the same grant as above he held to them and their heirs:
Layer Marney, the manor and advowson, of the bishop of London by fealty and a rent of 18s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value £22 10d.
Little Leighs, 10s. rent from the manor payable as above.
Arden Hall in Horndon on the Hill, the manor of Thomas Malgrave, service unknown, annual value £15 17s.8d..
South Ockendon, 1 messuage, of Maurice Bruern, service unknown, annual value 5s.
Jepcrack, the manor in Great Otham, Little Totham and Heybridge, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value £5 5s.
Jointly with the countess of Essex, Robert de Teye, William Keeche and Walter Bodulgate, he held 1 tenement with 120 a. called Horndon House in Horndon by the grant of John Gorland of Stanford-le-Hope and John Smyth of Horndon to them and their heirs and assigns, of John Chaus by a rent of 15s.1 1/2d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value £4.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 190].
193
Writ 23 Aug. 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Chipping Norton, 10 Oct.
He held a 3rd part of the manor of Chipping Norton for life of the king in chief by the courtesy of England after the death of Elizabeth his wife, and of the inheritance of Thomas his son, as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death as above. Thomas the son and heir of both Elizabeth and himself was aged 21 on 7 Feb. last.
194
Writ 23 Aug. 1414.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Lostwithiel. 27 Sept.
He held by the courtesy of England after the death of Elizabeth his wife and of the inheritance of Thomas his son:
Tremodret, a 3rd part of the manor, of the king of the castle of Launceston of the duchy of Cornwall as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 70s.
Trevelyn, a 3rd part of the manor, of the king of the same castle and duchy, as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 51s.8d.
Kilquite, the manor, of John Dynham, knight, of the manor of Cardinham by knight service, annual value £41.
Pencarrow, 1 a. Cornish, of the same knight of the same manor, annual value 40s.
Trefreock, 1 a. English with the advowson of the prebend called ‘Bodrugan Provendre’ in the church of St. Endellion, of Alice Bonvyle of the manor of Polrood by knight service, annual values, 1 a. 8d., the prebend 100s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 190].
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195 THOMAS LOVELL, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Oct. 1414.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 15 Oct.
He held nothing in Somerset.
He died on 10 Sept. last. Agnes and Margaret his daughters and heirs are aged 4 years and more and 3 years and more.
C 138/8, no. 30
196 JOHN LOVELL, KNIGHT
Writ 24 Jan. 1415.
LONDON. Inquisition. 8 Feb.
With the consent of Maud his mother, widow of John Lovell, knight, he used, when he came to London, a house in Paternoster Lane. It is her right and inheritance and he held nothing in London.
197
Writ 24 Oct. 1414.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Rudham. 3 Nov.
He held nothing in Norfolk.
He died on 19 Oct. last. William his son and heir is aged 17 years and more.
198
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Sudbury. 3 Nov. 1414.
He held nothing in Suffolk.
Date of death and heir as above.
199
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Aylesbury. 31 Oct. 1414.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Broughton, the manor, of the king of the honor of Leicester as 1 knight’s fee, annual value 12 marks.
Aylesbury, 2 carucates, of the rector of Aylesbury by a rent of 4 marks, annual value £4.
He died on 26 Oct. John his son and heir is aged 19 years and more [sic].
200
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Marlborough. 4 April 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Mannington, a 3rd part of the manor and the reversion of the other 2 parts which Parnel de Knolle holds for life, of whom is unknown, annual value of the whole manor 8 marks.
Elcombe, the reversion of the manor, which Maud widow of John Lovell, knight, his father, holds for life, of the honor of Leicester, service unknown, annual value £40.
Wardour, the reversion of the manor, castle and park, similarly held by Maud, of the abbess of Wilton by knight service, annual value £10.
Earl’s Court, the reversion of the manor, which Maud holds for life, of Maud [sic] of her manor of Wanborough by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
Oare, 2 messuages, 3 cottages and 1 1/2 virgates, of the prior of Bradenstoke of his manor of Wilcot, service unknown, annual value 12d.
He died on 18 Oct. last, heir as above [no. 197].
201
Writ 24 Oct. 1414
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 21 Jan. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Titchmarsh, the advowson with the manor called ‘Lovelles’, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual values, the church 19 marks, the manor 16 marks and no more because John Ayshe, formerly his bailiff, has a rent of 20s. yearly from it for life by his grant; 2 parts of another manor and park there, formerly held by Henry Tychemerssh, of John Holond, knight, service unknown, annual value 5 marks; 3 messuages formerly of Thomas Warde, of whom held and by what service is unknown, annual value 4s.4d.; 3 cottages formerly of Edmund Everard, knight, of John Lovell, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.; 1 cottage called ‘Pyggeneswell’, of the same, service unknown, annual value 12d.; 2 parts of a tenement formerly of Simon Mellisworth, of the heir of Henry Tychemerssh, service unknown, annual value 4d.; 1/2 virgate formerly of Katharine Drayton, of the heir of John Lovell, service unknown, annual value 5s.; 1 cottage formerly of William Mirable, of the heir of Henry Tychemerssh, service unknown, annual value 4d.; 1 messuage of the same, annual value nil; and 2s. rent from a tenement formerly of John Gryndele.
Wadenhoe, 4 a. wood and the advowson of All Saints’s church, Aldwincle, of the heirs of Thomas Latymer, knights, service unknown, annual values, the wood nil because wasted, the advowson 100s.
Hinton in the Hedges, the manor and advowson, of the earldom of Hereford by knight service, annual value 40s. and no more because William Boyle has an annuity of £20 from it by the grant of the earl of Hereford.
Brackly and Halse, the manors, of the king in chief by a rent of 1 unmewed sparrowhawk, annual values 5 marks and £9.
King’s Sutton, the manor, of Roger Straunge, in socage, annual value £18 2d.; the hundred, of the king in chief, at a fee farm of £4, value beyond that nil.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 197].
202
Writ 24 Oct. 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford. 21 Nov.
Chilson, the manor with 3 messuages and 3 virgates in Chilson and Chadlington, the manor and holdings in Chilson of Thomas Bekyngham of his manor of Pudlicote, service unknown, the holdings in Chadlington of John Osbaldestyn of his manor of Chadlington, service unknown. The annual value is nil beyond 55s. yearly which by his deed dated 4 Jan. 1409 John Lovell granted to Thomas Bekyngham for life, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, with clause of distraint, that should all or part be in arrears by a fortnight after those terms be might enter and hold the premises until satisfied. In virtue of this clause he was holding the premises at the death of John Lovell.
Little Minster, 2 carucates and 16 1/2 a. arable of the duchy of Lancaster in socage, annual value 13s.4d.
Shorthampton, 1/2 virgate, of the same duchy in socage, annual value 2s.
Wychwood, 5 a. of assart in the forest, of the king in chief rendering 22d. at the exchequer by the sheriff, no value beyond that.
Minster Lovell, the reversion of the manor after the death of Maud, widow of John Lovell, knight, his father. She is still living and holds for life by the grant of Thomas Darundell, archbishop of Canterbury, Richard Abberbury, knight, and others, of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 20 marks.
Brize Norton and Ducklington, the reversions of the manors, which Maud also holds for life, Brize Norton of the prince [sic], service unknown, annual value 40s., and Ducklington of Lord Talbot, service unknown, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 197].
203
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon, 5 Nov. 1414.
He held nothing in Berkshire.
Date of death and heir as above [no. 197].
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