Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 300-350

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry V, Entries 300-350

300 THOMAS ROBELL
Writ 8 Sept. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Holt. 3 Dec.
He held a 4th part of the manor of Hempstead in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 16s. Because he had no heir of his body and his heir is unknown the king has taken the issues since his death, and it remains in the king’s hands.
301
Writ 8 Sept. 1414.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Holt, with the same jurors. 3 Dec.
He held a 4th part of the manor of Hempstead in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 16s. The king has taken the issues since his death, and it remains in the king’s hands.
He died on 17 March 1408. John Crote, living in King’s Lynn, the son of Isabel Crote, his sister, is his kinsman and heir, aged 55 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 16
302 ROGER TRUMPYNGTON, KNIGHT
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Blunham. 31 March 1416.
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held the manors of Moggerhanger and ‘Perotes’ in Beeston, described as a rent of 113s.4d. in Caldecote and Beeston, to them and his heirs by the grant of John Ludwyk of Hertfordshire and William Wenlok of Luton in Bedfordshire, esquires, John Blounham, vicar of Luton, and John Chance of Barking, by a charter dated at Moggerhanger on 25 July 1407 and now shown to the jurors. They are held of William lord Ferrers of Groby as a 4th part of a knight’s fee; annual values, Moggerhanger £8 6s.8d., because William Flete has an annuity of 33s.4d. from it granted by Roger and Margaret, and the manor of Beeston called ‘Perotes’, 5 marks.
He died on 3 Oct. last. Walter his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
303
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury. 3 Feb. 1416.
He held the manor of Little Berwick jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others, as above, made with royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.123] granted on 26 Jan. 1406. It is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
304
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester. 5 Feb. 1416.
He held 9 messuages, 8 tofts, and 30s. rent in Shearsby, described as 100s. rent there, jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others, as above. It is held of William lord Ferrers of Groby as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4s.8 1/4d., and no more because William Flete has an annuity of 100s. for life from it.
Date of death and heir as above.
305
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Babraham. 23 April 1416.
He held the manors of Trumpington and Girton jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others as above; Trumpington and half of Girton of William lord Ferrers of Groby, services unknown, the other half of Girton of the king of the duchy of Lancaster as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee; annual values, Trumpington £10, Girton 10 marks 6s.8d.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 17
306 PETER STANTOR
Writ 10 Dec. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shipton Bellinger, 16 Dec.
He held 2 parts of 6 a. meadow and of 71s.11d. rent in Swaythling and Wimpson by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife, one daughter and heir of Nicholas Berenger. With the 3rd part, which Thomas Semeleye holds for life by the courtesy of England since the death of Anastasia his wife, the other daughter of Nicholas, they are held of the king in chief by a rent of 20s. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, beyond that the 2 parts are worth 30s. yearly.
Similarly he held:
Shipton Bellinger, the manor of Lord de la Warr of the castle and lordship of Ewyas Harold by a rent of a rose, annual value £4.
Snoddington, half the manor, with the other half which Thomas Semeley holds, of Thomas West by suit at his court at Newton Valence twice yearly, annual value of the whole manor 40s.
Nether Wallop, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate of John Harryes by a rent of 20d. at Michaelmas, annual value beyond that 3s.
He died on 6 Dec. last. Robert Bodenham, son of Anastasia, sister of Joan, is her next heir, aged 21 years and more.
307
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. North Tidworth. 17 Dec.
By the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife he held a 3rd part of the manor of Ebbesbourne Wake, the other 2 parts being held by Thomas Semeleye as above. The whole is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 18
308 THOMAS CORBRIG
Writ 26 Jan. 1415.
CALAIS. Inquisition. 24 April.
He held in his demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II, 2 tenements and 2 cottages in ‘Mesondewlane’ in the parish of St. Nicholas to the east, and 3 cottages next the churchyard of St. Nicholas to the west, rendering 14s.8d. to the king, annual value beyond that 10s.
He died on 30 Aug. 1397. Thomas Broun of Kingston upon Hull, son of Maud his sister, is his next heir aged 50 years and more. Maud his widow has held a 3rd part in dower since his death and still does so, and also the other 2 parts because in 1407–8 Thomas Broun promised before John Bermycham, then mayor of Calais, and various aldermen not to interfere with her possession of the premises during her lifetime.
C 138/11, no. 19
309 SIMON MICHELL
Writ 18 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey. 25 Oct.
He held 1 messuage and 2 1/2 virgates in Milton Lilborne in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the castle of Old Sarum by a rent of 13d. at Michaelmas, annual value beyond that 10s.
He died on 9 June 1403. The last and present king have taken the profits since his death. Thomas Michell his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
310
Writ melius sciri, as to his estate in the premises, not specified in the above inquisition. 12 Oct. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey. 2 Sept.
Findings as above without further explanation.
311
Writ 13 July 1416.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey, 18 Sept. Findings as above, except that the rent was payable on 14 Feb. rather than at Michaelmas. Thomas the son is aged 31 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 20; and 18, no. 12
312 THOMAS WILCOTES, KNIGHT
Writ 10 Nov. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Stow on the Wold. 4 Nov.
He held no lands, tenements or reversions in Gloucestershire.
He died on 30 Oct. last. John his brother is next heir, aged 22 years and more.
313
Writ 10 Nov. 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford. 5 Nov.
He held nothing in Oxfordshire.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 21
E 152/458, no. 2
314 JOHN WYLERS
Writ 5 Feb. 1416.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Hallaton. 8 June.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Kirby Muxloe, 1 messuage called ‘Pakmonsplace’, 7 cottages and 4 1/2 virgates of the king in chief, annual value 2 marks.
Barton in the Beans, 1 messuage and 1 1/2 virgates, of Reynold Grey, lord of Ruthin, service unknown, annual value 10s.
Ravenstone, 1/2 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of the king in chief of the honor of Tutbury by suit of court every 3 weeks, annual value 2s.
Wigston Magna, 1 cottage, of Ralph Fryday, service unknown, annual value 12d.
Brooksby, the manor and advowson, of Anthony de Howeby, by knight service and 1 pair of gilt spurs, annual value 5 marks.
He died on 25 Nov. last. John his son and heir is aged 12 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 22
E 152/461
315 ROBERT MORLE, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Attleborough. 6 Feb. 1416.
He held the manor of Morley in his demesne as of fee of Lord Morley by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
Jointly with Parnel his wife who survives him he held the manor of Glosthorpe to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs, of the earl of Suffolk by knight service, by the grant of John Drewe, parson of Harpley, annual value £10.
He died on 20 Nov. last. Thomas their son is next heir, aged 24 years and more.
316
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket. 4 Feb. 1416.
He held the manor of Framsden in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Chester by knight service, annual value £20.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/12, no. 23
E 149/105, no. 6
317 THOMAS ADDERBURY
Writ 3 Feb. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Wilton. 13 Feb.
He held half the manor of Stapleford for life by the grant of John de Arundell, deceased, with reversion to Arundell and his heirs. There are 200 a. arable of which 100 a. may be sown each year, annual value 4d. each, the other 100 being pasture for sheep at 1d. each, 12 a. meadow at 4s. each yearly, 252 a. hill pasture for sheep 20s., rents of free and unfree tenants, £8 payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. It is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee.
He died on 21 Jan. last. [John] Arundell, knight, lord Maltravers is the heir of John Arundell, being the son of John his son, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 24
318 WILLIAM BOTELER, KNIGHT
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick. 22 Feb. 1416.
He held the manor of Exhall in fee tail by a fine of 1340 [CP 25/1/287/40, no. 270] by which Hugh Bachelor, chaplain granted it to William le Botiller of Warrington and Elizabeth his wife, with successive remainders to Richard le Botiller and Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies; John brother of Richard and the heirs of his body and the right heirs of William. William and Elizabeth are dead. Richard and Joan died without heirs of their bodies. John entered and died holding it. He had issue the William named in the writ.
The manor is held of the king in chief of the manor of Cheylesmore by the rent of a rose, annual value £10.
William died without heirs of his body on 28 Sept. last. John his brother is next heir aged 23 years and more.
319
Writ 5 April 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham. 25 April.
He had held the manor of Cropwell Butler in fee tail and granted it to John his brother for life with reversion to himself and his heirs. John regranted it to William for 100 years rendering £20 yearly by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, with licence to distrain if in arrears. Thus William held it of the the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value nil beyond the rent.
He died on 26 Sept. last. John his brother is next heir.
C 138/12, no. 25
320 AGNES WHITE
Writ 20 April 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 5 June.
She held 1 messuage, 20 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Wilden in her demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the honor of Peverel by a rent of 1/2 lb. pepper at Michaelmas, annual value 18d.
She died on 5 June 1409. John Morys is her son and heir aged 36 years and more. The premises have been held and the profits taken by the escheators since her death.
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321 THOMAS SON OF WILLIAM WHITE
Writ 20 April 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 15 June.
Thomas son of William White of Wilden held in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the honor of Peverel 1 messuage, 1 croft of 2 a. arable and another croft of 27 1/2 a. arable in Wilden by a rent of 1 lb. pepper at Michaelmas, annual value 4s.
He died on 16 May 1402. His heir was John Morys son of Agnes White, sister of William father of Thomas, aged 36 years and more.
Owing to an inquisition taken ex officio at Bedford on 9 Nov. 1392 after the death of William White [CIPM XVII, no. 291] and to the minority of the heir, the premises were taken into the king’s hands, and so remained owing to another inquisition of 20 April 1401 [CIPM XVIII, no. 336].
C 138/12, no. 26, mm.3,4
322 PHILIP BAYNARD, ESQUIRE
Writ 27 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes. 6 May.
He held in his demesne at fee farm 145 a. of assart in Pewsham forest of Queen Joan by a rent of 36s.3d., annual value beyond that nil.
He also held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Lackham with the advowson of the free chapel there of the queen of the manor of Hampstead Marshall as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10; and the manor of Hilmarton by knight service, annual value 16 marks.
He died on 22 April last. Robert his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
323
Writ 27 April 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Basingstoke. 13 May.
He held in his demesne at fee farm 50 a. assart in Pamber forest of the king by a rent of 4s.2 1/2d., annual value beyound that nil.
He held in his demesne as of fee of Queen Joan of the manor of Hampstead Marshall half the manor of Silchester with advowson at the 2nd presentation, as half a knight’s fee, annual value 12 marks.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/12, no. 27
324 WILLIAM PAPPEWORTH, KNIGHT
Writ 16 May 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Caxton. 31 May.
Jointly with Alice his wife who survives him he held the manor of Papworth St. Agnes, except for 1 a., of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of Henry Maupas, clerk, Roger Flore and John Boteler of Yelling, to them and the heirs of his body with successive remainders to William son of Anketin Malore, knight, the heirs of his body and the right heirs of William, annual value of the manor 100s.
He died on 4 Sept. last. Elizabeth daughter of William Malore, deceased, is now his heir, aged 20 years and more. Alice has held the manor and taken the profits since his death.
C 138/12, no. 28
325 JOHN MARLAND
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Beckington. 21 Oct.
He held in his demesne as of fee:
Orchardleigh, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s.
Eggford, the manor, of Elizabeth widow of Edmund Leversegge of the manor of Frome in socage, annual value £10.
Bruton, 2 messuages and 1 toft, of the prior of Bruton, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.
On 25 June 1415 by charter shown to the jurors he gave the manors of Orchardleigh and Eggford to Thomas Bathe, William Chesterton, Robert Longe and John Norton of Frome to hold for the term of 9 years beginning on 29 June following in order to pay his debts and for prayers for his soul.
He died on 22 Sept. last. Margaret wife of Walter Silvayn, Richard Lecford, Reynold Halle and John Flory are next heirs; Margaret being the daughter of Edith 1st daughter of Robergia sister of Henry father of John, aged 30 years and more; Richard Lecford being the son of Richard son of Maud the 2nd sister, aged 38 years and more; Reynold Halle being the son of Thomas son of Thomas son of Isabel the 3rd sister, aged 33 years and more; and John Flory son of Edward son of Eleanor the 4th sister, aged 34 years and more.
326
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Westbury. 22 Oct.
He held 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Chitterne in his demesne as of fee of the abbess of Lacock, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.; and 1 messuage and 1 hide there of John Chitterne, clerk, annual value 10s.
Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/12, no. 29
327 NICHOLAS SONFORD
Writ 10 June 1415.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 29 June.
He held the manor of Sandford in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by the serjeanty of finding a horseman for the king’s service for the safeguard of Montgomery castle for 40 days when war is made by the Welsh against the English, annual value 66s.8d., and no more because it is situated on the border of the county and was totally wasted and burnt by the rebels in the time of Henry IV.
He died on 4 May last. Richard his son and heir is aged 40 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 30
328 JOAN WIFE OF THOMAS SKELTON, KNIGHT
Writ 9 April 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover. 18 April.
She held in her demesne in fee simple:
Faccombe, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £5 13s.2d.
Andover, 6 messuages, 2 carucates and 2 mills, of the king in chief of ancient demesne of the Crown, in socage by a rent of £7, annual value beyond that £11 13s.4d.
East Cholderton, the manor, of the earl of March in socage by a rent of 12d., annual value £10 6s.8d.
Knights Enham, the manor, of Roger Quelpdale, warden of King’s Hall, Oxford, in socage by a rent of £10, annual value beyond that 42s.2d.
She died on 8 April last. Walter Sondes, knight, is her son and heir, aged 46 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 31
329 NICHOLAS ENGLEFELD
Writ 19 April 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Watlington, 21 May.
Nicholas Rycote and Katharine his wife held the manor of Rycote to them and the heirs of their bodies. They had issue Joan who married Nicholas Englefeld and had 3 daughters, Sybil now aged 15, Cecily now aged 12, and Agnes 8. Katharine and Joan died during the life of Nicholas Rycote. He granted the manor to Nicholas Englefeld to hold for the term of his life with reversion to himself.
Nicholas Englefeld died on 1 April last. Sybil, Cecily and Agnes are next heirs in blood of Nicholas Rycote and Katharine, and heirs to the manor, which is held of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s.
John son of Nicholas Englefeld is his heir, aged 4 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 23
330 JOYCE WIFE OF ROBERT HUGGEFORD
Writ 18 Jan. 1416.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick. 4 Feb.
She held the manor of Emscote in her demesne as of fee of William lord Ferrers of Groby and of the heirs of Lord Lovell and Lord Beaumont, minors in the king’s ward, as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 60s.
She died on 21 Oct. last. Thomas Huggeford, her son and heir, was aged 21 years at Easter last.
C 138/12, no. 33
E 152/461, no. 2
331 GILBERT DE STONORE
Writ 18 March 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Watlington. 11 May.
Owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and the minority of Gilbert his son and heir the following came into the hands of Richard II [Cf. CIPM XVII, no. 543] and remain in the present king’s hands:
Stonor, the manor, held of the duke of Gloucester, service unknown.
Bixgwbbyn, the manor, held of the earl of Oxford.
Bixbrand and Bromsden, the manors, held of the king of the honor of Wallingford by knight service. Annual value of the 4 manors together only £4 owing to annuities granted from them.
Rycote, 4s. rent, of the king of the honor of Wallingford, service unknown.
Gilbert died on 2 Sept. 1396. Thomas his brother and heir is aged 21 years and more.
332
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford. 10 May 1415.
The manor of Didcot came into the hands of Richard II owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore and the minority of Gilbert his son and heir [CIPM XVII, no. 544]. It is held of the king of the honor of Wallingford by knight service and remains in the present king’s hands, annual value £30.
He held 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Sotwell owing an annuity of £10 to William Beek for life; 1 carucate being held of the bishop of Winchester, the messuage and the other carucate of Isabel widow of Luke de Poynings of her manor of Basing, service unknown, annual value beyound the annuity nil.
Date of death and heir as above.
333
Writ 18 March 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Northleach. 4 May.
Owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and to the minority of Gilbert his son, the following were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the present king’s hands, services, except for Henbury, unknown.
Henbury, lands and tenements, held of the bishop of Worcester by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £12.
Harnhill, the manor and advowson, held of the earl of Derby.
Doughton, lands and tenements, held of the heirs of Thomas de Brewes, lord of Tetbury, annual value with Harnhill £12.
Condicote, the manor and advowson, held of the [arch]bishop of York, annual value 33s.4d.
Bourton on the Hill, lands and tenements with the advowson, held of Lord Despenser, annual value 100s.
Date of death and heir as above.
334
Writ 18 March 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wendover. 30 April.
The following came into the hands of Richard II owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and the minority of Gilbert his son, and remain in the present king’s hands:
Aylesbury, 13s.4d. assize rents from various tenants, payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, held of the king in chief of ancient demesne of the crown, service unknown; 20d. service rent from various tenants, held of the prebendary of Aylesbury by suit of court there yearly; 12 a. arable, annual value 8s., and 11 a. meadow 11s., held of the same by attending the view of frankpledge there; and 1 ruinous watermill, held of the heir of John Devereux by 18d. rent and suit of court twice yearly, annual value beyond that nil.
Walton, 1 messuage with garden, annual value nil, 21 a. arable 10s., 4 a. meadow 40d., all of the lord of Walton by a rent of 10s. and suit of court every 3 weeks.
Stoke Mandeville, 1 messuage annual value nil, 44 a. arable, 26s.8d., 6 a. meadow, 6s.8d., of the lord of Stoke Mandeville by a rent of 13s.4d. and attendance at the sheriff’s tourn twice yearly.
Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/12, no. 34
335 JOHN TERYNGHAM
Writ 26 Jan. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Market Rasen. 10 Feb.
By his charter dated 31 Dec. 1415 John Teryngham granted to Thomas Aylesbury and John Reynys, knights, Thomas Reynys, Richard Towry and William Hatton and their heirs and assigns, his manors and lordships of Hatton with its members in Panton and Barkwith with all lands, tenements etc., and all the lands and tenements which Alice widow of John his father holds in dower and which should come to him on her death. They are held of Lord Roos of Helmsley by knight service, annual value 40s.
He died on 15 Jan. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
336
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Horncastle, 21 Oct. 1420.
He held the manor of Hatton by Wragby with its members of Panton and Barkwith in his demesne as of fee of the Lord de Roos by knight service, annual value 10 marks.
He died on 15 Jan. 1416. John his son and heir, a minor in the king’s ward, is aged 10 years and more, John Reynes, knight, and John Prykke, clerk, have taken the profits since his death.
337
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spital in the Street. 12 June 1432.
He held nothing of the king in chief, but the manor of Hatton as above of Lord Roos of his manor of Wragby as 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks.
Date of death as above. John his son and heir is aged 22 years and more.
338
Writ 26 Jan. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell. 11 Feb.
By his charter dated 7 Jan. last he granted to Thomas Aylesbury, knight, Thomas Reynys, John Olney and William Campion, clerk, 2 parts of the manor of Tyringham with reversion of the 3rd part which Alice, his father’s widow, held in dower. It is held by knight service, annual value £4.
Date of death and heir as above.
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E 149/103, no 5
339 ELEANOR WIDOW OF JOHN TERYNGHAM
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford. 10 Feb.
By her charter dated 16 Jan. last she granted to John Reynys, knight, Thomas Reynys, esquire, Peter Henewyke, William Campion, clerk, and John Eberton, the manor and lordship of Hinwick with the advowson of Farndish, described as all her holdings in Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, to hold to them, and their heirs and assigns. They have held and taken the profits. Hinwick manor is held of Lord Latimer by knight service, annual value 6d.; 3 1/2 a. there of Lord Grey of Ruthin by 20s. rent; and 1 messuage, 60 a. pasture, 4 carucates and 1/2 virgate in Harrold and Hinwick of the same, annual value 40s.; and Huses manor in Farndish with 1 carucate, of John Bowele of Old Warden, annual value 20s.
She died on 20 Jan. John son of John and herself is her heir, aged 5 years and more.
340
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. St. Mary in the Marsh. 23 March.
Eleanor widow of John Teryngham and daughter and heir of Lawrence Pabenham, knight, held 13 a. in the parish of Blackmanstone in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as part of the manor of Blackmanstone, which manor is held as 1 knight’s fee and by the service of finding an armed man arrayed as a hobelar for the king’s army towards Scotland, and 10s. rent for the ward of Dover castle, of which the 13 a. owe 8d. yearly, annual value 10d. the a.
She also held 37 a. in her demesne as of fee in the parish of St. Mary in the Marsh, 30s. in assize rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, and a rent of 12 hens and 1 cock at 3d. each, payable at Christmas by various tenants at Ivychurch, held of the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Allington and Lyminge by 20s. rent and suit of court every 3 weeks; annual value of the 37 a. and rent, 40s.
She died on 16 Jan. John her son and heir is aged 6 years and more.
341
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton. 15 Feb.
By her charter as above [no. 339] she granted 2 virgates in Farndish, with all her holdings in Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire to John Reynys, knight, and others. The tenants attorned to them and they have held and taken the profits. The 2 virgates are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by a yearly rent of 1d., annual value 3s.4d.
She died on 22 Jan. last. John her son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 35, mm.3–8
E 149/103, no. 6
342 JOHN DE SANCTO MAURO
Writ 20 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester. 30 March.
John son of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight, lord of Castle Cary, held jointly with Margaret his wife, daughter of John Erlegh, to them and the heirs of their bodies by a grant of Richard his father, by a fine of 1408 [CP 25/1/201/34, no. 15], 3 messuages, 8 carucates, 60 a. meadow, 200 a. pasture and 80 a. wood in Blackford and Prestleigh with the advowson of Blackford. In Blackford 2 messuages, 5 carucates, 35 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture and 30 a. wood are held of Elizabeth lady Botreaux, service unknown, annual value £20; and in Prestleigh, 1 messuage, 3 carucates, 25 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture and 50 a. wood, are held of William Palton, knight, service unknown, annual value £10.
He died on 16 Oct. last. John the son of Margaret and himself is aged 7 years and more.
343
Writ 24 Nov. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter. 19 Dec.
He held the manor of North Molton with knight’s fees and the advowsons of North Molton and Black Torrington to himself and the heirs male of his body of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of John Chytterne and John Bromflet, clerks, to Richard Seymour, knight, and Ela his wife, Edmund Seyntlon, clerk, and William de Brythlegh, to them and the heirs male of the bodies of Richard and Ela with remainder to his right heirs, by a charter dated 13 Nov. 1378 and shown to the jurors. They held accordingly. Edmund and William de Brythlegh died during the lifetime of Richard and Ela, who had issue Richard, John and Nicholas. Richard the eldest son died without heirs male. John, the subject of this inquisition, was the 2nd son. He married Margaret, daughter of John Erlegh, esquire, and held the manor until his death. Nicholas the 3rd son was captured at Harfleur and held prisoner in France. He is said to be still alive.
Date of death and heir, aged 6 years and more, as above.
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E 149/105, no. 17
344 WILLIAM CROSER, ESQUIRE
Writ 20 Jan. 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford. 21 March.
Jointly with Edith his wife who survives him he held to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs:
Stoke d’Abernon, the manor and advowson of Edmund earl of March, by the grant of William Norton and William Amondysham, clerks, annual value £12 3s.4d.
Albury, the manor and advowson, of the same earl, by the grant of John Melton, clerk, John Dene, Thomas Blake, clerk, and Richard Elys, annual value £15.
Fetcham, the manor and advowson, 3 parts of the same earl of the honor of Clare by knight service, and the 4th part of Beatrice countess of Arundel, by the grant of John Bremmesgrave, clerk, Nicholas Slefeld, John Bonet and John Asshehurst, annual value £11.
He died on 9 Dec. last. Anne his daughter and heir is aged 9 years and more.
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345 JOHN HALSHAM, ESQUIRE
Writ 20 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Collingbourne Kingston. 1 May.
He held the manor of Collingbourne Ducis with other lands by the grant to him, Philippa his wife and her heirs, by John Lincoln, clerk and Walter Topclyf by a fine of 1388 made with royal licence [CP 25/1/289/55, no. 178, licence not found]. It is held of the king in chief by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk or 2s. payable by the sheriff, annual value £10.
He died on 16 April last. Hugh son and heir of Philippa and himself is aged 24 years and more.
346
Writ 20 April 1415.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Horsham. 11 May.
He held the manors of Applesham, Nutham and West Grinstead with the advowson of Coombes of the Earl Marshal, services unknown, by the grant of Richard Wanlyng, clerk, and Adam Toukere, to him, Philippa his wife, now deceased, and the heirs of thier bodies; annual values, Applesham with the advowson of Coombes 25 marks, Nutham 5 marks, and West Grinstead nil beyond the keeping of the houses and the park there.
Date of death and heir as above.
347
Writ 20 April 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. Brabourne. 30 April.
He held the manor of Brabourne, 2 parts of the advowson of Hinxhill and 20 a. in Brabourne for life by the grant of John Lincoln, clerk, and Walter Topclif by a fine as above [no. 345], to hold to him, Philippa his wife and her heirs. The manor is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £40, the 20 a. of the duchy of Lancaster as a 6th part of a fee, annual value 20s.
Date of death and heir as above.
348
Writ 20 April 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich.
He held for life of the king in chief by knight service by the same fine as above [no. 345]: the manors of West Lexham, annual value 100s., Stiffkey with the advowson 8 marks, Carbrooke £4, Filby £10, and Postwick with the advowson £7. Also for life he held the manor and advowson of Holkham of John Clyfton by knight service, annual value 8 marks.
Date of death and heirs as above
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349 THOMAS ROLLESTON
Writ 15 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition, Barnetby le Wold. 24 Oct.
He held by the courtesy of England after the death of Beatrice his wife, sister and heir of Robert son of John Hauley, knight, of the inheritance of Margaret wife of John Tirwhit and Helen wife of Christopher Conyers, their daughters and heirs:
Mablethorpe, 2 parts of the manor and of the advowson, of the king in chief as a 10th part of a knight’s fee, annual value of the 2 parts of the manor £6 13s.4d., and no more because of the need of much repair to the sea dikes, and of the whole advowson £20.
Mablethorpe and Theddlethorpe, 1 messuage and 40 a., formerly of Andrew Arderne, of Lord de Roos, annual value 66s.8d.
Aylesby, 2 parts of the manor, of Robert Hylton, knight, by attendance at his court at Fulstow yearly at Michaelmas, annual value £14.
Riby, 2 parts of the manor, of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 40s.
He died on 26 Sept. last. Margaret and Helen, the heirs, both married long before, were then aged 16 years and more and 15 and more.
350
Writ 15 Oct. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. York. 29 Oct.
He held by the courtesy of England as above:
Ingleton, the manor with the advowson of Bentham, of Henry lord Fitzhugh by a rent of £10 payable by equal parts at Whitsun and Martinmas, and 22s. to Lord de Mowbray, lord of Burton in Lonsdale, in fee farm, and for certain tenements in the manor 2s., annual values, the manor 20 marks, the advowson 13s.
Beswick, 7 messuages and 6 bovates, of Margery Lescrope of her manor of Great Driffield, services unknown, annual value 4 marks.
Date of death and heirs as above.
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