Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 86

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 86

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 86

477. WILLIAM DE BELLO CAMPO, EARL OF WARWICK.
Writ, 12 June, 26 Edw. I.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. the morrow of SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Westminster. A messuage and 8a. arable held of the abbot &c. of Westminster by doing suit at their court every three weeks, and 14s. 10d. yearly rent.
Guy de Warr(ewick) his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Saturday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 26 Edw. I.
Hamslape. The manor (full extent given), including an old preserve and a holm adjacent, villeins called ‘akermanni,’ and a free fishery, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee and two serjeanties.
Guy de Bello Campo is his next heir and of full age.
OXFORD. Inq. 26 June, 26 Edw. I.
Spelesbury. The manor (extent given), including a court with garden &c., held of the bishop of Worcester by service of a knight’s fee.
Guy de Warr(ewick), aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Saturday the eve of St. Peter, 26 Edw. I.
Kenemerton. A fourth part of the manor (extent given with names of tenants) held jointly with Maud his wife, countess of Warwick, of the earl and countess of Gloucester in chief, service unknown.
Guy his son, aged 27 and more, is next heir of the said William and Maud.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. made at Wynchecumb on Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Wykewaue. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Guy his son, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. made at Cyrencestre on Monday after St. Peter, 26 Edw. I.
Tettebury, Douton and Upton. 6l. rent to be received by the hands of John de Thorndone (?), a tenant, held of the king in chief, service unknown; and 6 virgates of land, which Alexander Dabytot holds freely rendering nothing yearly.
Heir as last above.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. made at Cyrencestre on Monday after St. Peter, 26 Edw. I.
Cheddeworthe, Two parts of the manor (full extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief, service unknown.
Guy de Warr(ewick), son of the earl of Warwick, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
WORCESTER. Inq. Monday after SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Worcester, Salewarp and Droitwich. The castle of Worcester, the manor of Salewarp (full extent given with names of tenants), and the salt-pit of Droitwich (Wychio) with the boilery (boiller’) pertaining thereto of 8 leads (8 plumb’), worth 75s. (yearly), held of the king by barony, and by fee farm for 13l., whereof he paid at the king’s exchequer 71s. 8d. and the residue for the king’s alms, viz.—to the nuns of Wrockeshale 4l., to the abbot of Cornmayles 75s., to the abbot of Gloucester 20s., and to the Templars 1 mark.
Acton. The manor (extent given) held of the abbot of Evesham by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Newenton. The manor (extent given), including a wood within the forest, and 22d. given by all the customers at the feast of the Annunciation for ‘fysfe.’
Cumbrynton. The manor, a member of the manor of Newenton (extent given), including 2 fisheries, and 1/2d. for ‘fysfe.’
Both held of the abbot of Westminster by service of 7 knights’ fees.
Heir unspecified.
WORCESTER. Inq. Saturday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Aumelegh. The manor with the castle (castello) (full extent given), including a barton with granges &c. and a wood within the park.
Stolton. The manor, which is a member of the manor abovesaid (full extent given), including a barton.
Both held of the bishop of Worcester by service of 15 knights’ fees.
Guy de Warr(ewick) his son, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
Wauberge, a member of the manor of Aumelegh (extent given), including a court with a park &c., held in socage of the abbot of Persore by service of a buck yearly.
WARWICK. Inq. Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Warwick. The castle, 240a. arable, 88a. meadow, pasture, 90 free tenants rendering 13l. 2s. yearly, 3 1/2lb. pepper, 5lb. cummin, 7 pairs of gloves, and 7 barbed arrows, 20l. toll of the market, 30s. for stallage, and 20s. bailiffs’ farm, a fishery in the Avene, the preserve of Pakmor with a little preserve towards Loudesham, 4 water-mills, and pleas &c. of court.
Wegenok. 80a. arable, a park containing 20a., and a little preserve.
All held of the king in chief by service of 5 knights’ fees.
Guy his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
WARWICK. Inq. Thursday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 26 Edw. I.
Sotton in Colefeld. The manor with the free chace (extent given), including a park, a wood of 50a. called ‘la Lee,’ mowing of a meadow called Pedimor, and a preserve with the millpond, held of the king in chief by exchange for the manors of Hocham and Longham, service unspecified.
Heir as last above.
LEICESTER. Inq. (undated).
Kybbeworthe Beuchaump. The town (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by laying a cloth on the king’s table on Christmas day.
Heir as above, of full age.
RUTLAND. Extent, Tuesday after SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Berudon alias Berwedon. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), including 87a. of demesne lands in the eastern field of Beruden, 61a. in Schapwellefeld, 65a. in the field called Stonfeld, 12a. meadow towards Thurkelbregge, 6a. 1r. meadow by Berwedon, pasture in ‘le Esthay’ and ‘le Westhay,’ and 4a. pasture at Wakerle Brigge.
Southluffenham. Assised rents of free tenants (full extent given with names of tenants).
Morkote. Assised rents of free tenants (full extent given with names of tenants).
Manton. A messuage, 9 tofts and 9 virgates of land held by Thomas de Boukelond, rendering 2l. yearly.
Gretham. Assised rents of free tenants (extent given with names of tenants), and rents of bondmen and cottars.
Cottesmor. Rents of free tenants (extent given with names of tenants) and of bondmen and cottars.
All held of the king in chief, viz.—the lands &c. of Berwedon, Suthluffenham, Morkote and Manton by barony of being the king’s chamberlain, and the tenements of Gretham and Cottesmor by knight’s service pertaining to the earldom of Warwick.
Heir as above, of full age.
Writ, 16 June, 26 Edw. I.
YORK; HALLAMSHIRE. Inq. Sunday after SS. Peter and Paul, 26 Edw. I.
Schefeld. A tenement in the manor called ‘le Dichall’ held of the dower of Maud his wife, of the lands &c. which were of Gerard de Furnivall her first husband; which tenement after her death ought to revert to Thomas de Furnivall, now lord of Hallumschire, as kinsman and heir of the said Gerard.
Guy de Warewyk, his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (1.)
478. THOMAS MARESEYE.
Writ, Stryvelyn, 10 Aug. 26 Edw. I.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Friday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 26 Edw. I. (partly defaced).
Gameleston. A messuage &c., 180a. arable in ‘le Clay,’ 60a. land in Hatfeld, 30a. meadow, 2 water-mills, a several fishery, a several wood, and rents (extent given with names of many free and other tenants), including:—
Westretford. 8 bovates of land held freely by William Doynel of Mistreton, rendering 6s. 8d. yearly, and doing suit of court every three weeks.
Mysen. 6 bovates of land held freely by Jordan de Insula, rendering 12d. yearly.
Maresey. 30 bovates of land held by Robert de Dethek, rendering 5s. 1 3/4d. yearly for the guard of the castle of Lancaster, 22d. for wapentake fine, and doing suit of court every three weeks, and scutage when it happens; and 10 bovates of land held by the prior of Maresey, rendering 15 1/4d. for the said guard.
Barneby……. held freely by Robert Cundy, Robert Legat (?), and Simon de la Grene, rendering 13d. yearly.
Morton. 2 1/2 bovates of land held by John de Ordesale, rendering 18 1/4d. yearly.
Hochton. A messuage, lands and rents (extent given with names of many free and other tenants), including rents in Kirketon, Walisby and Wylheby alias Wilheby.
All held of the honour of Lancaster, viz.—of the heir of Edmund the king’s brother, a minor and in the king’s wardship, rendering 20s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Lancaster, doing suit at the court of Lancaster every three weeks, and rendering 3s. yearly to Richard Foliot for 2 bovates of land in Walisby.
Everton. A capital messuage, 5 bovates of arable land and three parts of 1/2 bovate, and a cottage and 1/2a. land, held of the archbishop of York in socage, rendering him 5s. 4d. assised rent and doing suit at his court every three weeks.
Thomas his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (2.)
479. THOMAS DE MORILEYE.
Writ to the sheriff of Northumberland, the king’s bailiff of Tyndale, to extend the lands &c. which were of the said Thomas in the liberty aforesaid, and are now in the king’s hand by his death, that, having accepted her oath not to marry without his licence, the king may cause dower to be assigned to Hawis late the wife of the said Thomas, 18 July, 26 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Extent, Sunday the feast of St. Laurence, 26 Edw. I.
Moriley within the liberty of Tyndale. A capital messuage, 50a. land, a plot of meadow, 6 cottages, 11 1/2a. land adjacent, and a waste.
Similar writ to the sheriff of Cumberland, 18 July, 26 Edw. I.
[CUMBERLAND.] Extent (undated).
Goderygby in the liberty of Coupeland. The hamlet held by Richard de Cleter of the said Thomas by service of 30s. 9 1/2d. yearly.
[CUMBERLAND.] Extent (mostly illegible).
Alnebury …….. cottars ……..
Little Brotton (?). …….. 20a. land ……
C. Edw. I. File 86. (3.)
480. ARNALD DE FRESKENEDE.
Writ of plenius certiorari, because by an inquisition made by the escheator the king understands that William de Freskenede enfeoffed John his son, deceased, of 6 bovates of land and 20s. 1d. rent in Horewell, to hold to him and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Simon de Freskenede and Arnald his brother and their heirs, and the said Simon, whose fealty the king has taken for his pourparty, asserts that the said Arnald is dead, and the said tenements ought to remain wholly to him, 3 Nov. 26 Edw. I.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. made at Retford on Thursday after St. Nicholas, 27 Edw. I.
The said Arnald died in parts beyond the sea five years before the feast of the Purification last.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (4.)
481. HUGH DE GERUNDE alias DE GEROUNDE.
Writ, 26 Oct. 26 Edw. I.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Tuesday the morrow of St. Hugh, 26 Edw. I.
Dodington. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief of the honour of Peverel by service of a knight’s fee, doing scutage when it runs, 25s. for the guard of the castle of Dover, and 7s. for hidage yearly by the hands of the sheriff.
Hugh his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
KENT. Inq. Thursday before St. Lucy, 27 Edw. I. (a fragment).
Asherst. The manor which is of the honour of Peverel (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by service of 1/6 knight’s fee, rendering 1d. every week for the guard of the castle of Dover.
………..
C. Edw. I. File 86. (5.)
482. WILLIAM, BISHOP OF ELY.
Writ, 7 June, 26 Edw. I.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Friday after St. Botulph, 26 Edw. I.
Luttegareshale. The manor (extent given), whereof the capital messuage held of the king in chief of his manor of Brehull by service of 2s. 6d. yearly to the said manor and suit of court there, and the residue held of the earl of Gloucester and Joan his wife in chief by service of a mark yearly.
William Touchet and Isabel [the wife] of Roger de Morteyn, are next heirs of the said bishop, and of full age.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (6.)
483. WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF JOHN LE MARESCHAL.
SUFFOLK. Proof of age made before the king at York, a month from the day of St. Michael, 26 Edw. I.
Whereas the said William, who was born at Denham, and baptized in the church there as is said, came and said he was of full age and sought the lands &c. of his inheritance, which are in the wardship of Richard de Felmyngham, executor of John de Bohun, and Ralph de Heminhale, executor of Godfrey de Acre co-executor with the said Richard of the said John, to whom the king granted that wardship, and the king gave him a day to prove his age before the king, as abovesaid, the sheriff was commanded to summon jurors in Suffolk, and to warn the said Richard and Ralph to be present, who came not &c. let the said proof of age be taken &c.
Gerard de Wachesham, knight, aged 40, distant 6 leagues from Denham, says that the said William was 21 years of age on the sixth day before St. Michael, 26 Edw. I., and this he knows because he has a son Giles 2 years younger, who was 19 on the said day. John, now abbot of St. Edmunds and then chaplain of Sir Robert de Insula, baptized him in the church of Denham. and William de Beuchamp, steward of the heir’s mother, gave him his name &c.
Peter de Denarston, knight, aged 42, distant 4 leagues from Denham, agrees and knows it because he was present at the feast of the purification of the heir’s mother &c.
Reginald Pecche, knight, aged 50, distant 4 leagues from Denham, says the like, and knows it because he has a son Geoffrey half a year older, who will be 22 at the feast of St. Gregory next.
Gilbert del Haye, aged 50, distant 2 leagues from Denham, agrees, and knows it because he married his wife at the feast of St. Edward the King next before the said heir’s birth, 22 years ago at the said feast last, and he has a son William born at the Gule of August next before the birth of the said heir, who will be 22 on that day next.
John de Sydalvesmere, aged 40, distant 3 leagues from Denham, says the like, and knows it because on the day of the baptism he came with his father to Denham upon business and there heard from the aforesaid John (the chaplain) that he had baptized the said heir.
Adam Bertilmeu, aged 38, distant a league from Denham, agrees, and knows it because his father, whose heir he is, died at the feast of St. Faith next after the said heir’s birth, 21 years ago at that feast last past; and he says that the other godfather was called Walter de Saye.
Henry de Brockeleye, aged 36, distant 2 leagues from Denham, agrees, and he was present at the baptism.
Nicholas de Rede, aged 41, distant nearly 2 leagues from Denham, agrees, and says that the heir’s godmother was Petronilla de Seye, and that his own father, whose heir he is, died at the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross next before the heir’s birth, 21 years ago at that feast last past.
John de Brocle, aged 36, distant nearly 2 leagues from Denham, agrees, and knows it because he has a sister serving the heir’s mother, to whom she came on the day the heir was baptized, and was present at the baptism.
John Mauveysin, aged 50, distant 2 leagues from Denham, agrees, and knows it because he has a son William, only 8 days older than the heir, who was 21 this year on the 14th day before the feast of St. Michael.
John de Wycham, aged 40, distant a league and more from Denham, agrees, and knows it because on the day the heir was born he went to Denham to speak with Lady Amice de Say, with whom the heir’s mother was in company, about buying a certain marriage from her, and found her so occupied about the heir’s mother that he returned without doing anything, and on the third day after he returned and was present at the baptism.
Roger de Alverichesfeld, aged 43, distant a league and a half from Denham, agrees, and knows it because on 2 April before the heir’s birth his father died, whose heir he is, and he went to the abbot of St. Edmunds and did what was due for his lands, 21 years ago last 2 April.
And because the said William has sufficiently proved his age, and appears by his aspect to be of full age, let him have seisin of the lands &c. of his inheritance.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (7.)
484. ALICE DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF HUGH DE WYNDESOR.
DORSET. Proof of age taken before the king …… in 15 days, 26 Edw. I. (defective).
Whereas the said Alice, [who] was born …… [Be]menistre and baptized in the church there …… and sought the lands of her inheritance which are in the wardship of the bishop …… by the king’s commission, the sheriff was commanded to summon jurors in 15 days from the [feast] of St. Martin and warn the said bishop to be present, who returned that he had done so, but the bishop said nothing why the said proof should be delayed; therefore let it be taken &c.
Peter de Bowode, aged 50, distant 2 leagues from Bucham, says that the said Alice was born at Bucham and baptized in the church of Bemenistre, and was 16 before the [day of the] Annunciation last, and this he knows because he has a daughter named Joan of the same age, and one David was priest at that time.
Nicholas de Strode of Bemenistre, aged 36, distant a league from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because he has a son John of the same age who was 16 on the day of the Annunciation next after the day on which the said Alice was born. One Robert de Boys and Alice the wife and Maud the daughter of John de Pirham (?), were godparents.
John de Uppehay, aged 36, distant 2 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because his mother died on Monday after the close of [Easter] next after the said Alice’s birth, 16 years ago at Easter last.
Roger de Bosco of Childefrome, aged 40, distant 3 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because he married his wife at the feast of the Purification next before the birth of the said Alice, 16 years ago, and has a son William, born 2 years after, who was 14 at Christmas last.
Nicholas de Morteshorn, aged 36, distant a league from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because his father died in the same year 16 years ago.
Stephen de Morteshorn, aged 40, distant a league from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because he has a daughter Edith, born at Christmas before the said Alice’s birth, who was 16 at Christmas last.
John de Sparkford, aged 40 and more, distant 3 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because he had a wife Denise who died 15 days before the said Alice’s birth, 16 years ago.
John de la Tour of Berewyk, aged 30 and more, dwelling 5 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because he had an elder brother Thomas who died 10 days before the said Alice’s birth, and he entered upon his lands 16 years ago at the feast of the Annunciation last.
William Denebaud of Henton, aged 37, distant 4 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and says that Hamo his father, on the feast of SS. Peter and Paul next after the said Alice’s birth, took his journey for the Holy Land and died on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle at Nyuns on his way home, 16 years ago.
Bartholomew de Oterei of Shireburn, aged 36, distant 10 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because William his father died at the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary before the said Alice’s birth, and he as his son and heir entered into his lands 17 years ago at the said feast last.
John Blauncheval of Suthpeured, aged 40, distant 2 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because the eyre of John de Reyngate was at Shireburn in 18 (rectius 8) Edw. I., and the said Alice was born the following year on the eve of the Annunciation 9 Edw. I.
Richard de Ketelbergh of Corscum, aged 40, distant 2 leagues from Bucham, agrees, and knows it because in the term …. next after the said Alice’s birth, Robert his father lost half a virgate of land before the king’s justices, by a writ of entry which Hugh father of the said Alice brought against him; moreover he was at the banquet when her mother was purified.
Because the said Alice has sufficiently proved her age, and appears by her aspect to be of full age, viz.—16 years, let her have seisin of her lands &c.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (8.)
485. ROBERT DE ARGENTEM.
Writ, 10 Feb. 26 Edw. I.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Fordinggebrig’ on Monday after St. Matthew, 26 Edw. I.
Soppeley. A capital messuage, a moor adjacent, 50a. arable, 18 1/2a. meadow, 9a. moor, pasture, a moiety of a water-mill, 32s. 10d. yearly assised rent, 22d. church-scot (chercetum), pannage, works, pleas &c. held for life of Richard son of John, who held of the king of the barony of Crystescherch by service of 1/2 mark yearly, and doing suit at the court of Crystescherch every three weeks.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (9.)
486. ROGER LOVEDAY.
Writ, 28 Jan. 26 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Hintlesham, 23 Feb. 26 Edw. I.
Breset. The manor held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee of the honour of Peverel.
Offeton [alias Offenton]. The manor held of Sir Robert de Stutevyle [alias de Stotevyle] by service of a knight’s fee; 80a. land held of the same Robert by service of a chaplet of roses yearly; and a tenement called ‘la Mote’ with 30a. land, held of the prior of Theford [alias Teford] by service of 1d. yearly.
Sprouton. A manor held of Sir Roger le Bygot [alias le Bygod], earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England, by service of a knight’s fee.
Wytheresfeud [alias Wytheresfeld]. The manor held of Sir Jordan Folyot, service unknown.
Roger his son, aged 36 and more, is his next heir.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Breset, 22 Feb. 26 Edw. I.
Breset &c. to the same effect as above, with the variations there given within square brackets.
Heir as above.
Endorsed: Let the age of Richard, of whom the first inquisitions make mention, be proved, because the lands &c. by reason of his minority are in the king’s hand, which cannot be removed before his (full) age. 15 Edw. I. (fn. 1)
C. Edw. I. File 86. (10.)
487. JOHN LE SAUVAGE.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said John, kinsman and heir of Iseult de Apeltrefeld, deceased, who says he is of full age and seeks his lands &c. which are in the wardship of Edmund, earl of Cornwall, by the king’s commission, 9 Sept. 26 Edw. I.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said John, son and heir of John le Sauvage, deceased, whose lands &c. are in the same wardship, 12 Sept. 26 Edw. I.
KENT. Proof of age made at Milstede, 31 Jan. 27 Edw. I.
Gilbert de Hersyng, aged 80, says that the said heir was 21 on Whitsunday last, for he was born at Bobbynge on the eve of Whitsunday, 5 Edw. I, and baptized the following day in the chapel of St. Bartholomew there, and this he knows because in the same year he went on pilgrimage to Santiago and returned at the said feast, and also because John de Reygate and his associates, justices in eyre for common pleas, sat at Canterbury in that year.
John le Keu, aged 56, says the like, and knows it because he announced the birth to the heir’s father in the eyre of the justices aforesaid at Canterbury.
Hamund le Heyward, aged 50, John de Burdeston, aged 70, Alexander de Sconyngton, aged 56, John Elys, aged 50, John de Thenet, aged 49, Stephen de Crofte, aged 48, John Hughelyn, aged 52, Nicholas de Insula, aged 49, John atte Chyldrin, aged 46, and Peter Sokelyng, aged 60, say the like, and know it because the aforesaid justices in eyre sat at Canterbury in the same year.
The said earl of Cornwall, being warned, came not.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (11.)
488. WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF JOHN DE HORSY, deceased.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said William, who was born at (Hor?)sy, co. Somerset, and baptized in the church there, as is said, who says he is of full age and seeks the lands &c. of his inheritance, which are in the wardship of A[dam att]e Forde by the king’s commission, 7 (?) Oct. 26 Edw. I.
SOMERSET. Proof of age (undated fragment).
Walter …………………..
C. Edw. I. File 86. (12.)
489. JOHN SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE BENTELEYE.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said John, who was born at Benteleye, co. Stafford, and baptized in the church there, as is said, and says that he is of full age and seeks the lands &c. of his inheritance, which are in the wardship of Henry de Prestwode by the grant of Ralph de Hengham, to whom the king committed them, 8 Nov. 26 Edw. I.
[STAFFORD.] Proof of age (missing).
C. Edw. I. File 86. (13.)
490. RALPH DE COTUM alias DE COTOM.
Writ, 14 Sept. 26 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Morpath on Wednesday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 27 Edw. I.
Benrige. A rose yearly of the service of John de Redesdal for the manor of Benrige, which manor the said John held in fee of the said Ralph, who held it of the heirs of Sir Adam de Jesumwe alias Jesmwe by service of 1d. yearly.
Alice his eldest daughter, aged 30, and John de Coyners, son of Scolacia, another daughter, aged 14, are his next heirs.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. Monday after St. Thomas the Apostle, 27 Edw. I.
Crommeclive. The manor (extent given) held of the king by service of a pair of gloves yearly, or 1d.
Heirs as above.
Writ of plenius certiorari because no mention is made in the above inquisition whether the manor of Crummeclive was held of the king as of the crown or otherwise, 28 May, 27 Edw. I.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. taken at Corbrygg on Saturday before the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 27 Edw. I.
The said Ralph held nothing of the king in chief as of the crown, but held the manor of Crumcliff of the king as of a third part of the barony of Bywell, now in the king’s hand by the forfeiture of Robert de Stotevile, who held the same third part of the barony as the dower of Eleanor de Genoure his consort, by service of 1d. or a pair of gloves yearly.
C. Edw. I. File 86. (14.)
491. ALICE DEL TEMPLE DE GRAHAM alias DEL TEMPLE IN GRANTHAM.
Writ, 3 Nov. 26 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. made at Grantham, 14 Jan. 27 Edw. I.
Beruby. Two messuages and 40a. arable held of Stephen Pesson [alias Pesshun] of Scotland (?), whose lands &c. are in the king’s hand, by knight’s service, rendering to him 4s. 8d. yearly; and there are in rent resolute to John Bordel of Beruby 5s. and to the abbot of Croxton 2s. yearly; and a messuage and 12a. arable held of the Templars of Bruer by service of 4s. yearly.
Grantham. A messuage in the market.
Gunwardeby. 5a. arable.
Both held of the earl of Warrenn’ in socage by service of 2s. 1d. yearly.
Maud at the gate of the church of Graham, her kinswoman, aged 11 at the Gule of August last, is her next heir.
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492. ADAM DE CRETING alias DE CRETYNGGE, DE CRETINGK.
Writ, 24 Sept. 26 Edw. I.
ESSEX. Inq. 30 June, 27 Edw. I.
Rumford in Haveryngge. The said Adam and Nichola his wife were enfeoffed jointly of the manor by the king, to hold of him by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and the said Adam demised the manor to one Henry le Convers of Winchester, to hold of him and his heirs by service of 1/4 knight’s fee and 1d. yearly; and the said Adam did the said service for his whole life to the king, and died in his homage.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. Friday before SS. Simon and Jude, 26 Edw. I.
Great Stokton. The manor (extent given), including a pasture called ‘la More’ held by the gift &c. of William de Keryel, who held the same of the bishop of Lincoln in chief by service of 4 knights’ fees by doing scutage to the bishop when it runs.
John his son is his next heir, age unknown because he was born at Strogul in Wales.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 26 Oct. 26 Edw. I.
Barewe. The manor (extent given).
Fornham. A water-mill, 6a. meadow, and 5a. pasture.
Barewe, Ryseby and Fornham. 43s. 7d. yearly rent.
All held of Sir William Gyffard and Catherine his wife by service of 17s. 10d. and 1lb. pepper, and by service of a sixth part of 1 1/2 knight’s fee for scutage when it shall happen.
Saxham. 44a. arable, 4a. pasture and 6a. wood, held of the sacristan of St. Edmunds, rendering 12d. yearly.
Barewe and Heyham. 96a. arable held of the earl of Gloucester, rendering 6s. 8d. for scutage when it shall happen.
Sir John de Cretingge his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
SALOP AND MAYLIOR SEISNEK. Inq. Friday before St. Martin, 26 Edw. I.
Overton in Mayliorseysnek. 22a. arable, 21 1/2a. fallow, 8 free tenants (named), and an eighth part of a water-mill, held of the king in chief as of the crown by service of 5s. 6 1/2d. to be paid to the king’s bailiff at Overton yearly, and doing suit every month at the king’s court of Flynt, and every three weeks at the king’s court of Overton, and foreign service as other free tenants of the manor do for the defence of the country, and for heriot 7s. 6d. and for leirwite 5s. when it happens.
Heir as last above.
Writ ad melius inquirendum because it is not contained in the above inquisition whether the said Adam held the lands &c. in Overton by knight’s service or in socage, nor by what service they were held before they were annexed to the county of Flint, 27 March, 27 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. Friday in Easter week, 27 Edw. I.
Overton in Maelorsaesnek. The said Adam held his tenements of the king in chief by service of 1/20 knight’s fee. One Kenewreik ap Jonas held the same tenements at one time of Griffin ap Madoc by Welshry, who held the whole manor of Overton of the king in chief by knight’s service; but the said Adam held those tenements of the king in chief by knight’s service for two years and more before they were annexed to the county of Flint.
Writ of certiorari, because the above inquisition makes no mention of whom the said Adam acquired the said tenements, and whether by reason of these lands the wardship of the lands which he held of other lords in England ought to pertain to the king through the minority of his heir, or not, 28 May, 27 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. Saturday before St. Margaret, 27 Edw. I.
Overton in Maylorseysnek. One Griffin ap Madok sometime held the whole manor of the king in chief by knight’s service, and one Kenewreyk ap Eonas held the abovesaid tenement of him by Welshry, but being outlawed for the death of one Madok ap Rerid whom he slew, the said tenement came to the king’s hand by escheat, and the said Adam acquired it of the king to hold by knight’s service; but whether the wardship of lands which the said Adam held of other lords in England ought to pertain to the king or not, the jurors know not, nor will they be judges upon tenures held elsewhere.
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493. JOHN DE WHITEWELL alias DE QUYTEWELL, DE WYTEWELLE.
Writ, 12 June, 26 Edw. I.
NORFOLK. Inq. made at Refham on Friday before St. Margaret, 26 Edw. I.
Quytewell. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Gloucester by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Great Massingham. 33s. rent &c. from certain tenements which were of Richard son of John, tenure unspecified.
Skegeton. A messuage, 41a. arable, 2a. meadow, 10a. pasture, a moiety of the advowson of the church, 12a. heath, 36s. assised rent, works, perquisites of court and 24 hens, held of Fulk Baynard by service of a third part of 2 knights’ fees.
[Unspecified.] 24a. land held of the manor of Aylesham, which is of the king’s ancient demesne, in socage doing one suit at the court of the said manor every three weeks, for all services.
Skegeton. 7a. land held of the abbot of St. Benet, Hulme, by service of 3d. yearly.
William his son, aged 14, is his next heir.
DORSET. Inq. Wednesday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 26 Edw. I.
Kynggeswynterburn. A moiety of the manor (extent given with names of tenants), including the site of a capital messuage, held of the king in chief by service of 40s. yearly to the king by the hands of the sheriff.
Heir as above, age unknown.
Writ to the escheator to deliver to Ralph de Monte Hermeri and Fulk Baynard the lands &c. which the said John held of them by knight’s service, to hold until 15 days from Easter next, answering to the exchequer for what is due to the king, and to enquire whether the 40s. service for the manor of Kingeswinterburn owes knight’s service to the king or not, and whether the said John held of the king by any serjeanty, 19 Oct. 26 Edw. I.
DORSET. Inq. made at Dorcestre, 24 Nov. 27 Edw. I.
Kyngeswynterburn. A moiety of the manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by service of 40s. to be paid yearly by the hands of the sheriff at the king’s exchequer: this service owes no knight’s service to the king, and the said John held nothing of the king by any serjeanty in the bailiwick.
Heir as above, age unknown.
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494. ROBERT ACHARD.
Writ, 14 Oct. 26 Edw. I.
BERKS. Inq. Sunday the feast of the Holy Innocents, 27 Edw. I.
Aldremanston. The manor (full extent given with names of free tenants in burgage, bondmen, virgaters and cottars), including a fishery, and the manor of Spersholt, were sometime held by the said Robert of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee; and afterwards by the king’s licence he gave the said manors to one Master Richard de Coleshull by charter to hold of the king by the services accustomed, who died seised thereof, and after his death Elias de Coleshull his brother and next heir entered thereupon, and had seisin thereof by the king’s writ, after which by fine levied in the king’s court he granted the same, together with the dower of Isabel, mother of the said Robert, when it should happen, to the said Robert to hold of the king for life, with remainder to Robert son of the said Elias and his heirs for ever; whereby those tenements ought now to remain to the said Robert son of Elias, who is aged 19 1/2 years.
William Achard, brother of the said Robert Achard, aged 20 and more, is his next heir in blood, but can have nothing of the lands &c. aforesaid, because by the said fine they ought to remain to the said Robert son of Elias.
Isabel, mother of the said Robert Acard, holds nearly two parts of the said manor in dower, both by the assignment of the said Robert and by warranty for lands which he alienated, which are not now extended. He held no lands &c. (in fee?) on this side Trent.
BERKS. Inq. Tuesday after St. Thomas the Archbishop, 27 Edw. I.
Spersholt. The manor (full extent given with names of free tenants, virgaters, half virgaters and cottars) held for life by fine levied in the king’s court as abovesaid, with remainder to the said Robert son of Elias, who is 19 1/2 years of age.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more, but he can have nothing &c. as abovesaid.
Isabel his mother holds almost two parts of the said manor, including the capital messuage, in dower &c. as abovesaid.
Estmanton by Spersholt. A messuage and 70a. arable excepting the dower of the said Isabel, and rents (extent given with names of free tenants, virgaters, half virgaters, and cottars) sometime held of Nicholas Musard, rendering to him 13s. 4d. yearly; and afterwards the said Robert enfeoffed thereof Sir Richard de Coleshull, knight, and Master Richard de Coleshull jointly, and their heirs for ever, which Master Richard died, and the said Sir Richard afterwards granted the same to the said Robert by fine made in the king’s court to hold for life, with remainder to Robert son of Elias de Coleshull and his heirs for ever, to hold of the chief lord of the fee by the service aforesaid; whereby the said tenement ought to remain to the said Robert son of Elias, aged as above.
The said Isabel is dowered of the messuage, which is not extended.
Heir as above, but he ought to have nothing as abovesaid.
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Footnotes

  • 1. This endorsement refers to an inquisition taken in 15 Edw. I. See Cal. of Inq. p.m. Vol. II., no. 643.