Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 98

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 98

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 98

605. [ (fn. 1) Deest. THE ABBOT OF BURTON UPON TRENT.
DERBY. Little Overe manor.
Derby county suit of court.
Morley wapentake.]
606. THOMAS DE CUMBE alias DE COMB.
Writ of certiorari to the sheriff and coroners of Devon, on the complaint of John, son and heir of the said Thomas, that the sheriff had taken into the king’s hand the lands &c. of the said Thomas, who carried away by madness hung himself at Westhagynton, as if he had been convicted of felony, 1 May, 28 Edw I.
DEVON. Inq. made at Barnestaple on Friday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 28 Edw. I.
Westhaginton. The said Thomas on the day of the Adoration of the Cross hung himself in his oxhouse at ‘la Comb’ in the tithing of Westhaginton, and for long before was in a lamentable condition, always roaming about by himself. After his death the coroner took his lands into the king’s hand and delivered them to the tithing at a price, in the custody of which they still are. After the death of William the parson they will be worth 1 mark yearly, and not before because he will receive 40s. yearly from the same for his life: they are held of Henry de Ralegh by service of 4 horseshoes yearly.
Endorsed: Let the sheriff be ordered to retain in the king’s hand the chattels, and not to intermeddle with the lands.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (1.)
607. ALEXANDER DE BONKIL alias DE BONKEHILL.
Writ of certiorari concerning the tenure &c. of the manor of Ulvedale, which was held by the said Alexander on the day he died, 1 April, 28 Edw. I. by petition of council.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Carlisle on Wednesday after St. Mark, 28 Edw. I.
Ulvedale. The manor and the advowson of the church, held of Sir Thomas de Lucy by homage and service of 1 mark cornage yearly, suit at the said Thomas’s court of Askepatrik every 3 weeks, and food of Serjeants and ‘wytnesman’ for the same time. The manor was taken into the king’s hand by reason of one Margaret, daughter and heir of the said Sir Alexander, because she is staying in Scotland with the king’s enemies.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (2.)
608. GILBERT DE YSELBEK.
Writ of certiorari concerning the value of the said Gilbert’s lands &c. which the escheator took into the king’s hand because Walter his son and heir is an idiot; the inquisition to be brought before the barons of the exchequer at York; 13 Dec. 28 Edw. I.
YORK. Inq. made at Tresk on Monday after the Purification, 28 Edw. I.
Yselbec. A capital messuage, 68a. arable, 5 1/2a. meadow, 2 bovates of land in bondage and 2d. rent yearly.
Dalton. A toft and croft, and 4s. yearly assised rent from the grange of St. Peter.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (3.)
609. THOMAS DE CLARE.
Writ of certiorari super modo et causa captionis concerning the hundred of Cunkesdik, and 6 marks, 6s. 8d. rent in Sturmynistre, 1 April, 28 Edw. I.
DORSET. Inq. made at Dorcestre, 23 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
The said Thomas died seised in his demesne as of fee of the hundred of Cunekesdych, and 40s. rent in Sturmynistre, which he held, of the gift and of the inheritance of Maud de Kyme, of the king in chief.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (4.)
610. HENRY DE GASCRIK AND GILBERT CRISPYN OF BARTON.
Writ of plenius certiorari to Richard Oysel, keeper of the manor of Barton, on the complaint of Juliana de Gandavo that the said Richard had taken into the king’s hand the custody of the lands &c. and heirs of the said Henry and Gilbert, who held of her by knight’s service, 20 Dec. 28 Edw. I.
[LINCOLN.] Inq. taken at Barton on the morrow of the Epiphany, 28 Edw. I.
Barton. The said Henry and Gilbert held nothing of the king in chief on the days they died, but held of the said Juliana by knight’s service, by the gift made to her for her life by Gilbert de Gandavo of all their services with wardships, escheats &c. for all the tenements which they held of him in Barton; and after her death the same ought to revert to the king by the grant which the said Gilbert de Gandavo made to the king of the said manor; and the said Juliana has attorned to the king for the same.
Barton. 6 tofts, 6 bovates of land, and 22s. 4d. rent, were held by the said Henry of the said Juliana by service of 8 knights’ fees and 4 attendances yearly at her court in Barton.
John his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
Barton. 2 messuages, 9 bovates of land and 10s. rent, were similarly held by the said Gilbert by service of 1/13 knight’s fee and 18d. yearly.
Alice his daughter, aged 4, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (5.)
611. ALEXANDER, KING OF SCOTLAND.
Mandate under the privy seal to the sheriff of Northumberland, to enquire how the manor of Knaresdale first came into the king’s hand, and how it has been eloigned, making return to the bishop of Chester, the king’s treasurer, between now and the parliament at Lincoln, 11 Nov. 28 Edw. I. (French.)
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Newcastle upon Tyne, on Wednesday after the Epiphany, — Edw. I.
Knaresdale. The escheator immediately after the death of the said king Alexander, who held that manor in wardship in the name of the heir of Bartholomew Prat (?), seized the same into the king’s hand, with all the other lands of Tyndal which king Alexander held; which manor was held of the said king in chief by knight’s service. The executors of the said king recovered the manor from the king of England, and sold the wardship to one John Wyschard who held it until …… the same John was of the king’s enemies, and the sheriff seized that manor with all his goods ……, and held the manor whilst he was sheriff, viz. for 2 years; and then Anthony de Bek, bishop of Durham, entered upon the chief manor of Werk with all its members, including the manor of Knaresdale, of the bail (ex balleo) of John de Kirkeby then sheriff, by the king’s writ directed to him. At that time the said John de Kirkeby gave up his office, and Robert de Balleolo entered as sheriff of Northumberland, and because the said John had custody of that manor, the said Robert entered upon it and received the profits for a year; and afterwards the said bishop entered upon the same by his bailiffs, by what warrant is unknown to the jury.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (6.)
612. ROBERT DE SPALDINGTON.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of the prior of Thornholm that whereas after the death of the said Robert he took into his hand certain lands &c. in Sandton by Thornholm as chief lord in the name of primer seisin, a year later the escheator caused him to be removed and seisin thereof to be given to Edmund, earl of Cornwall, amongst other lands &c. by reason of the king’s grant, which lands by the death of the said earl have again come to the king’s hand, 13 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. Friday after the Epiphany, 30 Edw. I.
Santon. Certain lands held of Geoffrey, son and heir of Hugh de Nevill by service of 1d. yearly, which rent the said Geoffrey fifteen years ago gave to the prior &c. of Thornholm, with all his right therein, and the said Robert attorned to the prior. The said Geoffrey held the same of the king in chief by service of 1/8 of a serjeanty in Santon. Immediately after the said Robert’s death the said prior took the lands &c. into his hand, as abovesaid, and was in seisin until the escheator took the same into the king’s hand, as abovesaid.
Endorsed: Let the inquisitions returned into the chancery after the death of the said Robert be viewed, to wit, whether he held elsewhere of the king or not.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (7.)
613. THOMAS DE WARBLETON.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the petition of Henry de Shenefeld and Christiana his wife for her dower of the lands &c. which were of the said Thomas, her first husband, in Tillingedoune in the parish of Tanerigg, which the same Thomas sold to Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and which with other lands &c. which were of the said earl are in the king’s hand and in the escheator’s custody, as is said, . . March, 28 Edw. I.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Suthwerk, 20 May, 28 Edw. I.
Tillyngedon in the parish of Tanerugge. A capital messuage &c., 300a. arable, 200a. pasture and 60a. of thorn thicket, held by the said Thomas of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford by service of 1/2 knight’s fee; and long before his death the said Thomas sold the same to the said earl in fee. The lands &c. are in the king’s hand, as other lands &c. of the honour of Thonebrigge.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (8.)
614. RALPH, SON AND HEIR OF RICHARD DE TRELEWITH, an idiot.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator to examine into the state of the said Ralph, and enquire what land he has alienated in Trelewyth, Polgrun, Treworien and Baghenele, 1 April, 28 Edw. I.
CORNWALL. Inq. made at Helleston on Friday the morrow of the Ascension, 28 Edw. I.
The said Ralph has been such an idiot from his birth until now that he cannot manage his affairs. In 26 Edw. I, immediately after the death of Richard his father, on the feast of St. Nicholas, he enfeoffed Roger de Reskemmer, son of Richard de Reskemmer, knight, of all his lands &c., viz.—the manor of Trelewyth and the hamlets of Treworien, Polgrun and Baghenele, all which the said Roger holds by the form of the feoffment aforesaid, except the hamlet of Polgrun, which Ralph Blogyou holds as guardian by the wardship of Richard son and heir of Ralph de Treworuen. The escheator went to the place where the idiot dwelt, but he had been removed from the county, and the jury know no cause but the examination aforesaid.
Endorsed: Memorandum that the said Ralph having appeared in person before the chancellor at Lincoln, and being examined, was found to be sane and fit to manage his own affairs.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (9.)
615. ROGER DE MOUBRAY alias DE MUNBRAY.
Writ (of certiorari) on the complaint of Ralph de Kirketon that whereas Roger de Moubray, who held of the king in chief, by his charter granted to the said Ralph the forestry of Hovyngham with trees &c. prostrated by the wind, bark of all trees given away, 1qr. of corn every 10 weeks, and a robe of the suit of his esquires or 20s. yearly to be received from the manor of Hovyngham, and he was in peaceful seisin thereof, until the death of the said Roger, by reason of whose death the king’s escheator took the said forestry &c. into the king’s hand, and has unjustly detained the same from the said Ralph, 13 June, 28 Edw. I.
YORK. Inq. made at York, 20 June, 28 Edw. I.
Hovingham. The said Roger gave to the said Ralph the forestry &c. aforesaid for his life, rendering 1d. yearly to him and his heirs, and he was in peaceful seisin thereof for 7 years before the death of the said Roger, when the escheator took the same into the king’s hand as abovesaid. The forestry &c. is in the wardship of Edmund, earl of Cornwall, amongst the other wardships granted to him by the king.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (10.)
616. WALTER OLIVER.
Writ [ (fn. 2) 21 Nov. 28 Edw. I.] (missing).
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Chauton, 23 May, 28 Edw. I (much defaced).
Basingstok. Lands and tenements (extent given), which Richard Oliver, who sometime held the same of the king in chief, gave by fine to Walter de Merton, with successive remainders to Walter Oliver, his brother and the heirs of his body, John son of Peter de la Clive, nephew of the said Walter, and the heirs of his body, and Thomas son of Philip de Wyrting’ and his right heirs. And after the death of Walter de Merton, the said Walter Oliver held the same for his life of the king in chief, viz.—a messuage &c. and a virgate (?) of arable land by service of 15s. yearly at his exchequer; 1/2 virgate rendering 13s. 4d. yearly to the farm of Basingstoke; and a virgate of arable land, and 35a. meadow …… rendering 30s. yearly to the same farm.
The said Walter Oliver died without heir of his body, and the tenement ought to remain to the said John son of Peter de la Clive, aged 50, and to the heirs of his body.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (11.)
617. ALICE LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE BELLO MONTE.
Writ of mandamus to the sheriff of Kent to extend and appraise a messuage, 340a. land, 20a. meadow, 30a. pasture, 4a. wood, and a mill in Nutstede and the advowson of the church, whereof the said Alice claims 1/3 in dower against Richard, bishop of London, and 80a. land there whereof she claims a moiety in dower against the same bishop, and the bishop calls William Gernun and Isabel his wife to warrant, who have no land in the county; and the sheriff is to be present at York on the octave of Holy Trinity to receive judgment for not having executed a previous writ; 11 May, 28 Edw. I.
Similar writ, 13 May, 28 Edw. I.
KENT. Extent and appraisement made on Friday in Whitsunweek, 28 Edw. I.
Nutstede. The manor, containing a messuage, 180a. land, 15a. wood, a windmill and the advowson of the church, but no meadow or pasture; and 80a. gavelkind land, and 16s. 9d. rent and perquisites of court.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (12.)
618. PATRICK SON AND HEIR OF ADAM BOUCHE.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Patrick, whose lands &c. are in the wardship of Adam Armstrang of Ullesby by the king’s commission, 28 June, 28 Edw. I.
CUMBERLAND. Proof of age of the said Patrick, made at Carlisle on Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 29 Edw. I.
William de Wilton, aged 55, says that the said Patrick was born at Ulvesby on Friday in Easter week, 6 Edw. I, and baptized by William, parochial chaplain of the church of St. Patrick, Ulvesby, in the baptistry of that church, and Sir Patrick de Ulvesby, knight, and Thomas de Kempeley were his godparents; and this he recollects because on Wednesday next after St. Mark following he crossed the sea with Master Robert de Erminthwayt his brother towards Paris, from which crossing until the feast of St. Mark last 22 years had elapsed.
Walter de Mumby, aged 44, agrees as to the date of birth &c. and the name of one of the godparents, but knows not the name of the chaplain; and as to the date he recollects it because in the same year his eldest son John was drowned in the Eden on Whitsunday following, at which feast last past 22 years had elapsed.
Alexander le Sergaunt, aged 54, agrees as to the date of birth &c., and recollects it because on 1 May following he married one Ada, from which espousals 22 years have elapsed.
Adam Cire (?), aged 56, agrees and recollects it because on Saturday before the feast of SS. Philip and James, 6 Edw. I, his eldest son William was born, 22 years ago.
Thomas de Kempeley, aged 60, agrees, for he is godfather of the said Patrick and Margaret de Braley is the godmother, and as to the date he recollects because in that year he came from Santiago, 22 years ago on Friday in Passion Week (septimana penosa) last.
William Bradeschoue, Walter son of Christiana, Adam son of Jerold, Robert Halman, Robert son of Ivo, and Nicholas de Thornehevid, agree, and recollect the year because in the same year they went on pilgrimage to St. Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury, 22 years ago at the feast of the Assumption last.
Memorandum that Adam Armestrang was present and could say nothing why the king should not restore the lands &c. to the said Patrick.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (13.)
619. MAUD THE WIFE OF MAURICE LE BRUN, DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF PHILIP DE LA ROKELE.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Maud, 14 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
KENT. Proof of age of the said Maud, [made in the presence of Richard de] Chigewell to whom the king has committed the wardship of the lands &c., 16 June, 29 Edw. I (defective).
Adam de Cheveninge, knight, aged 60, John de Scadbury, aged 40, Thomas de Ma……, William de Renhale, aged 50, Adam ate Forest, aged 50, Ralph Eylm ….., Robert Ydany, aged 50, William Franseis, aged 40, Simon ate Grove, aged . ., John Jory, aged 40, Peter Billok, aged 50, and Richard Humfray, aged 60, say that the said Maud was four[teen] on the day of St. Denis last, but they have no evidence but by the relation of the country, for she was born in Ireland.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (14.)
620. THOMAS, BROTHER AND HEIR OF JOHN DE LONGEVILERS.
Writ (missing).
NOTTINGHAM. Proof of age taken before the king at York on the octave of Holy Trinity, 28 Edw. I, the king’s escheator and Edmund, earl of Cornwall, to whom the king had committed the wardship &c. having nothing to say why the proof of age ought to be delayed.
William de Bevercotes, knight, aged 50 and more, distant half a league (or mile?) from West Markham where the said heir was born, says that he was 21 on Monday the morrow of Easter last, and this he knows because his eldest son Thomas, who was born 2 years before the said heir, was 23 at Palm Sunday last. The said heir was baptized in the church of All Saints, West Markham, and Thomas Barbot, William le Taillour, and Lady Juetta de West Markham, were his godparents; and his mother was purified in the same church on a Saturday about 3 weeks after.
Henry de Sutton, dwelling at Walesby, aged 44, distant 2 leagues from West Markham, agrees, and knows it because the said heir has a sister Ellota whom he ought to have married, by a contract (prelocutionem) made between the said heir’s father and his own uncle, and the day was fixed, viz. Tuesday the morrow of the said heir’s birth 21 years ago, and because they could not agree concerning that marriage he married Isabel now his wife at the feast of the Purification following, at which feast next coming 21 years will have elapsed.
Roger Crescy of Est Markham, aged 38, distant from West Markham one league, agrees, and says the chaplain’s name was John le Neyr, and this he knows because he was with John de Lysours, knight, who married the mother of the said heir, after the death (matrem [sic]) of the heir’s father, at the feast of St. Mary Magdalen 21 years ago at the said feast next coming, and then the heir was 2 years old and more.
Simon de Caldewelle, dwelling in Laxton, aged 40, distant 2 leagues and more from West Markham, agrees, and knows it because his father died at the feast of St. Peter in Cathedra before the heir’s birth, and he held a meadow of the said heir’s grandfather, and he went to West Markham in Easter week after his father’s death to do for the meadow what was due, and saw there the heir’s nurse and others of the household talking of the birth of the heir, now 21 years ago.
William de West Markham, aged 45, agrees, and knows it because he was then with one Robert his uncle whose daughter was the said heir’s mother, and he was in the town when the heir was born and baptized, and has always lived there.
William de Eyvill of Egmanton, aged 51, distant from West Markham one league and more, agrees, and knows it because he has a daughter Helen, who was born on the eve of Palm Sunday before the heir’s birth, who was 21 on that day last past; moreover he was steward at that time of part of the lands of John de Eyvill in those parts, and the heir’s father was steward of the household of the said John, and came to seek leave to go to his wife who was lying in childbed.
William son of Maud de Egmanton, aged 60, agrees, and knows it because he has a son John, born at Palm Sunday before the said heir’s birth, who was 21 at the said feast last past.
John de Dodington, aged 45, dwelling at Tokesford, half a league from West Markham, agrees, and knows it by the relation of the heir’s mother, who told him at Fletburgh when he came for certain land which he purchased from John de Lysours, who married her after the death of the heir’s father; it is 13 years ago and the heir was then 9 years (of age) as his mother (said).
Nicholas le clerk of Tokesford, aged 40, agrees, and knows it because Robert his father died on the first Sunday in Lent before the heir’s birth, 21 years ago; and he married his wife the following year.
John de Lanum, dwelling in Laxton, 2 leagues from West Markham, aged 36, agrees, and knows it because he has a younger brother Gilbert born a week before the said heir, who was 21 in the week before Easter last.
Walter de Bildewath, aged 50, dwelling in Bughton, 2 leagues from West Markham, agrees, and knows it because he had a younger brother Thomas, who died and was buried, the same day the heir was born, in the cemetery of the said church, 21 years ago on Monday after Easterday last.
Roger son of Henry de West Markham, aged 40, agrees, and knows it because he was in the town on that day, and Juetta his wife was godmother of the said heir, and he has lived there until this day.
The heir says he is not married; whereupon it was testified by the treasurer that the king had offered him one of the daughters of Adam de Cretingges deceased, and the heir having seen them agreed to marry the eldest. Wherefore let him have seisin of his lands &c. and let this record be sent to the chancery.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (15.)
621. JOAN, THE WIFE OF JOHN LE LATIMER, ELDEST DAUGHTER AND AN HEIR OF WILLIAM DE GOUIZ, deceased, who held of the king in chief.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Joan, 29 Aug. 28 Edw. I.
DORSET. Proof of age of the said Joan, made at Dorcestre, 28 Aug. 29 Edw. I.
Ralph de Rochefort, knight, aged 50, says that the said Joan was 16 at the feast of Holy Trinity last, for she was born in Normandy, and he saw her with her father at Shireborn before the justices in eyre on the morrow of Holy Trinity, 16 Edw. I, and she was then 3 years of age and more; and on the same day he was made the king’s coroner in Dorset.
Henry Tonere, knight, aged 40, says she was 16 and more at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, which he knows because he was at Deuelisch at the house of her father on the quinzaine of St. John the Baptist, 15 Edw. I. and did homage to him for certain lands, and then he saw the said Joan, who had come from Normandy where she was born, and was 2 years of age and more.
Henry le Frere, aged 60, says she was 16 at the feast of Holy Trinity last, and knows it because he has a son Michael, born on the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, 16 Edw. I, and on Sunday the feast of Holy Trinity following his wife was purified, and then the said Joan with her father and mother was at the feast (ad commestum) at his house at Aulton, and she was then 3 years of age and more.
Robert Crubbe, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because on Sunday after the feast of Holy Trinity, 16 Edw. I, he dined with her father at the house of Robert de Donton in Schireborn in the last eyre in Dorset, and then saw the said Joan dressed in a certain robe; and she was then 3 years of age and more.
Henry de Sancta Barba, aged 60, says she was 16 and more at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, and he knows it because he was at a feast with William de Gouiz at Deuelysch on Sunday after the above feast, 15 Edw. I, and on the Sunday before came the said Joan from Normandy, who was then 2 1/2 years of age.
Roger de Wynterborn, aged 40, says the like, and knows it because on Thursday after the Purification, 15 Edw. I, he married Joan de Sancta Barba, and on Sunday before the said feast of St. John following he saw the said Joan (the heir) come from Normandy to the house of her father in Deuelisch, and she was then 2 1/2 years of age.
Nicholas de Lytleton, aged 50, says she was 16 and more at the feast of SS. Peter and Paul last, which he knows because on Sunday before that feast, 16 Edw. I, he was at Deuelisch and received seisin of certain land in the name of William le Nyuman of Warham, whose attorney he was, by the hands of John de Sancto Laudo, then sheriff of Dorset, and then saw the said Joan, then 3 years of age and more, in her father’s house.
Henry Bareth, aged 60, Elias de Deverel the elder, aged 50, Henry de Blockesworth, aged 40, John Warfozel, aged 50, and John de la Tylle, aged 40, say that the said Joan was 16 at the feast of Holy Trinity first abovesaid, and this they know because they were at the assizes before the said justices in eyre at Schyreborn on Monday, the morrow of Holy Trinity, 16 Edw. I, and there saw the said Joan then 3 years of age.
John le Latimer, who married the said Joan, and holds her lands &c. in wardship by the king’s commission being in the king’s service in Scotland, Nicholas de Antyhoche his steward was warned to be present, but had nothing to say against this proof.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (16.)
622. THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE WODEHAM.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Thomas, whose father held of the barony of Reylegh now in the king’s hand, 15 March, 28 Edw. I.
ESSEX. Proof of age made at Westminster, 28 March, 28 Edw. I.
Henry de Gynges, aged 50, says that the said Thomas was 22 on the third day before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, for he was born at North Shobury on that day 5 Edw. I, and baptized in the church there on the eve of the said feast; and this he knows because he married Katharine daughter of John de Thorp in the second year after the said heir’s birth.
John Berthelmeu, aged 48, says the like, and he knows it because he had a daughter, Joan, born at the feast of St. Edmund the king, in the same year.
Robert Doget, aged 60, says the like, and knows it because he married Cristina sister of Laurence de Gardino at Christmas day following, who died 14 years ago, and he holds her lands &c. by the courtesy of England.
Peter de Paclesham, aged 46, says the like, and knows it because Michael his son, now aged 22, was born at the same time.
Philip Serle, aged 55, says the like, and knows it because a son Stephen was born to him in the same year at the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary following.
Thomas le Blakyer, aged 44, says the like, and knows it because Hugh his father died at the feast of St. Andrew in the same year, and his lands fell to the same Thomas.
Richard Cokerel, aged 48, says the like, and knows it because James his brother was slain at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the same year at the fair of Prittewell.
William Peverel, aged 40, says the like, and knows it because he married Maud, daughter of Robert Gleneman of Benflet at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the same year and begat a son Richard, now 22, at Whitsuntide following.
Stephen de Haurede, aged 54, says the like, and knows it because John ate Bruge his brother, died at the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary in the same year, and by the date of his testament he recollects what time has elapsed.
William Bursy, aged 47, says the like, and knows it because in the year before he acquired a certain tenement in Reylegh near North Shobury of Robert de Soler, and by the date of the charter of enfeoffment he recollects what time has elapsed.
Arnold de Gloucester, aged 45, says the like, and knows it because Robert de Paclesham, his brother, died the same year at the feast of St. Margaret, whose death is written in a book, whereby he knows of the lapse of time.
John le Dekene, aged 56, says the like, and knows it because at Christmas following he married Maud, daughter of Jordan Brachet, who died two years ago.
Hubert de Brunford [alias de Brumford], who had the wardship &c. by the grant of John de Lovetot to whom the king committed the same, being warned, came not.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (17.)
623. HENRY, KINSMAN AND HEIR OF HENRY SON OF CONAN DE KELKEFELD.
YORK. Proof of age taken before the king at York in the Term of St. Hilary, 28 Edw. I.
Memorandum of writ of venire facias to the sheriff to provide a jury to take the proof of age of the said Henry heir of Henry son of Conan, who held of the heir of Marmaduke de Twenge, deceased, and he of the king in chief by knight’s service, whose lands &c. are in the wardship of William le Latimer, the elder, by the king’s grant. The said William le Latimer being warned came not; wherefore let the proof of age be taken.
William de Ebor, aged 60, dwelling at Lesingby, 11 leagues (or miles?) from Sokeburn where the said heir was born, says that he was 22 on Monday after St. Lambert last, and this he knows because he has a daughter, Emma, born on the quinzaine of St. Michael after the said birth, who was 22 on the said day last past. Henry son of Conan, his grandfather, was dwelling at Leverton, 5 leagues from Lesyngby, at the time of the heir’s birth, and there came messengers announcing the birth and praying him to come to the baptism, which from infirmity he could not do, but commanded that they should give the heir his name, whether male or female. He (the heir) was baptized at Sokeburn in the parish church; the chaplain was named Gilbert, and the godparents were William parson of the church, Thomas his clerk, and one Elizabeth lady of the said town.
John de Kyrkebi in Clivelaund, 11 leagues from Sokeburn, aged 60 and more, agrees, except that the second godfather was named John Brun, and this he knows because he holds his lands from John de Ever, his lord, who was born on the same day as the said heir, and proved his age 2 years ago.
Richard de Fenton, aged 50, dwelling at Marton in Cliflaund, 8 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because he has a son Stephen who was born on the 8th day after the heir, who was 22 on Monday after St. Lambert last, and also he came to Sokeburn on the morrow of the said heir’s baptism, and was then bailiff of Marmaduke de Twenge at Iarum, where rumour came immediately after the birth of the heir, and he spoke with the messenger going and returning from the grandfather.
John de Eynitres, aged 40, dwelling at Marton in Cliflaund, agrees, and knows it because he has a son Robert born at the feast of All Saints next after the heir’s birth, who was 22 at that feast last.
Walter de Hemelsay, aged 60, dwelling at Hemelsay, 50 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because the said heir was 6 and more at the time of the death of the said Henry his grandfather, 16 years and more ago.
John de Skipwyth, aged 60 and more, dwelling at Skipwyth 30 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because he had a son born at Easter after the said heir’s birth, who was 22 at Easter last; and he was in service with the grandfather.
Robert de Pontefracto, aged 50, dwelling at Wylesthorp, 26 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees, and says as Walter de Hemelsay, and he was in friendship with the said grandfather.
William le Cerf, aged 40, dwelling at Catherton, 40 leagues and more from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because Conan the said heir’s father was of such tender age when the said heir’s mother was pregnant that it was commonly said he could not have begotten a child, and after the heir’s birth there was much talk about it in the country.
Henry de Colton, aged 40 and more, dwelling at Colton, 50 leagues and more from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because his eldest son, Henry, who lately died, was born on the same day, and would have been 22 on the day of St. Lambert last.
Michael de Cnapton, aged 60, dwelling at Cnapton, 40 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees as to the age and place, and says as Walter de Hemelsay, and the heir was with his grandfather at the time of his death, and then witness saw him, who was 6 and more.
Thomas in le Wylies, aged 60, dwelling at Coton, 40 leagues from Sokeburn, agrees, and knows it because he was at the wapentake between Use and Derwent, where Henry the grandfather was, when report came to him of the heir’s birth.
Henry de Cruce, aged 36, dwelling at Catherton, agrees, but knows only by the relation of others.
And because the said Henry 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, and let this record be sent to the chancery.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (18.)
624. ROGER DE MOUBRAY.
Writ to the sheriff of Northampton to extend &c. the lands &c. which John de Creppingges, guardian of part of the lands of John son and heir of the said Roger, holds in wardship, whereof Roesia, late the wife of the said Roger, claims a third part of a messuage, 1/2 carucate of land and 28 …….. [But]terwyk and Ouston, co. Lincoln ……. in dower, 24 Nov. 28 Edw. I (defective).
[NORTHAMPTON?] Extent and appraisement made before the sheriff of Northampton, on Sunday after the Epiphany, 28 Edw. I (defective).
...... A messuage, 2 virgates of land, 2 ….., 6 virgates of land in villenage ….. part of a virgate of land, meadow, pasture …. rent, and 2 cottages.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (19.)
625. JOHN DE BRUMPTON alias DE BROMPTON.
Writ concerning the lands &c. of the said John, who held by knight’s service of the heir of Walter de Brumton, a minor and in the king’s wardship, 7 June, 28 Edw. I.
HEREFORD. Inq. made at Lemenistre, 6 Sept. 28 Edw. I.
Murival. The manor (extent given) held by the said John and Joan his wife of the heir of Brian de Brumpton by petty serjeanty, viz.—a pair of gilt spurs, and doing two suits at the said heir’s court yearly, whereof they were jointly enfeoffed by Henry le Forcer.
Henry son of the said John and Joan, aged 3 on the feast of St. Laurence last, is their next heir.
Writ to the escheator to make and send in without delay the inquisitions lately ordered, 3 Jan. 29 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (20.)
626. JOHN DE SOLARIIS alias DE SOLERS, of Little Marcle.
Writ, 6 March, 28 Edw. I.
HEREFORD. Inq. made at Hereford, 24 March, 28 Edw.
Bollinghop. 90a. arable, and divers free tenements, cottages &c. (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by homage and fealty.
Little Marcleye. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of Theobald de Verdun by service of doing one suit at his court in seven years upon summons 40 days beforehand.
John his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari because the above inquisition makes no mention by what service the said John held of the king, 29 May, 28 Edw I.
HEREFORD. Inq. made at Hereford, 13 June, 28 Edw. I.
Bollynghop. 90a. arable &c. as above, held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, of the barony of Cormayles, owing homage and fealty.
Little Marcley. The manor (extent given) held as abovesaid.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (21.)
627. ANDREW SON AND HEIR OF ANDREW DE SAUKEVILL.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Andrew, whose lands &c. are in the wardship of Ermetrude de Saukevill, 13 April, 28 Edw. I.
DERBY. Proof of age made at Essheburn on Monday before the Annunciation, 29 Edw. I.
William le Paumer of Etewell, aged 44 and more, says that the said Andrew was born in Rodburn, and baptized in the church of St. Andrew there 4 April, 5 Edw. I, which he recollects because in the February before, a son William was born to him, who was 24 in February last, and on the day of the Invention of the Holy Cross following, Lady Ermetrude, mother of the same Andrew, was purified at Rodburn, and he was present at the feast.
William del Burwes of Brunalston, aged nearly 50, agrees, and recollects because William his father died at the feast of the Ascension after the birth, 24 years ago last Ascension day.
Adam de Rodburn, aged 46 and more, agrees, and recollects because at the feast of St. George after, a daughter Amice was born to him, who was 23 at the said feast last past.
Adam Kyde of Rodburn, aged 45 and more, agrees, and says that the said Andrew was born at the feast of St. Ambrose, 24 years ago next April, and this he recollects because at that time he was in the service of master John de Weston, then rector of Rodburn, and he and Sarra his wife were present at the said Ermetrude’s feast when she was purified.
John son of Robert de Rodburn, aged 40 and more, agrees, adding that the said Andrew was born in the chamber of Henry de Chaundos, knight, brother of the said Ermetrude at Rodburn, and he was then in the said Henry’s service,
Robert de Weston, the younger, aged 40 and more, agrees, and recollects because the eyre of John de Vallibus &c. was 20 years ago, and the said Andrew was then 3 years of age.
William de Trusseleye of Longeleye, aged 40 and more, agrees, and it is sufficiently evident to him because he has a daughter Margery born at the feast of the Circumcision before the said Andrew’s birth, who was 24 at that feast last.
William de Bracyngton of Longeleye, aged nearly 50, agrees, for the said Andrew was 3 years of age and more at the time of the abovesaid eyre 20 years ago, when certain friends of his had much to do before the justices.
Robert de Aula of Macworth, aged 50, agrees, and recollects for the same reason.
Walter Truccok of Brunalston, aged 50 and more, agrees, and recollects because a year before the birth of the said Andrew he married one Isabel, now 25 years ago.
William Crin (?), aged 50, agrees, and recollects because he has a daughter Helen born at the feast of St. Nicholas next before the said Andrew, who was 24 at that feast last.
Adam son of Robert de Weston, aged . . and more, agrees, and recollects because he and his friends had much to do before the justices in eyre 20 years ago, and the said Andrew was then aged 3 years.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (22.)
628. GEOFFREY DE SPINETO.
Writ [ (fn. 3) 13 June, 28 Edw. I.] (missing).
[YORK. Inq.] Thursday the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, [2]8 [Edw. I].
Rolleston in Holdernesse. Two tofts and 1 1/2 bovate of land, held of the honour of Albemarle by the foreign service pertaining to 1/83 knight’s fee, and now held of the king by the same service. He held no other tenements &c.
Thomas his son, aged 9 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (23.)
629. ROGER DE BAGESORE alias DE BAGGESOUERE.
Writ, 7 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. Wednesday after St. Gregory, 29 Edw. I.
Northclebury. A messuage and 6a. land held of Thomas de Baggesouere by service of 2s. yearly.
Le Dykes. 1/2 virgate of land held of Thomas de Sidenhale by service of 2s. 10d. yearly.
Cherlecote. 1/2 virgate of land held of John de Drayton by service of 3s. 0 1/2d. yearly.
Borewarton. 8a. land held of Thomas Bonastre by service of a rose yearly.
He held no other lands &c. this side Trent.
Philip his son, aged 12, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (24.)
630. WILLIAM DE MURREVE alias DE MORREVIA.
Writ to the sheriff of Berwick upon Twede, 10 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
BERWICK. Inq. taken in full county on Monday before St. Andrew, 29 Edw. I.
Kellawe. The town, containing 5 carucates of land and meadow, now lying waste, held of the earl of March, doing suit at his court thrice yearly and no other service.
Wedreburne. The town, containing 6 carucates of land and meadow, held of the said earl by the same service, whereof God’s House, Berwick, has 20 marks yearly rent.
He held no lands of the king in chief in the sheriffdom of Berwick.
Andrew de Morrevia, slain at Strivelyn against the king, son of Sir Andrew de Morravia, has a lawful son dwelling in Moray (Morravia) amongst the king’s enemies, whose name is Andrew as is believed, aged 2 at Whitsuntide, 28 Edward I, who is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (25.)
631. YAREVORD DE RISTON alias YAREFORD AB CADOUGAN DE RISTON.
Writ, 7 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. made at Chirebury on Wednesday after St. Matthias, 29 Edw. I.
Riston. A capital messuage, 36a. land and 2a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of finding a man in time of war in Wales for one day and night for the guard of the castle of Montegomeri with bow and arrows, for which tenements he renders 14d. yearly to the king at the same castle.
Brompton. 50a. land and 8a. meadow held of the king in chief by service of 5 1/2d. yearly, to be paid at the said castle.
He held no other lands &c. this side Trent.
Yareford his son, aged 50 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (26.)
632. SIMON DE CUMBE alias DE COMBE.
Writ, 24 October, 28 Edw. I.
WILTS. Inq. made at Ambresbyry, 4 Dec. 29 Edw. I.
Fiteleton. 2 carucates of land held of the king in chief by fee farm, rendering 12l. yearly, at the king’s exchequer; and 2 carucates of land held of the prior of Neufmarche by fee farm, rendering 12 1/2 marks yearly (extent given of the capital messuage, lands and rents &c.).
Combe. 100a. land, pasture, and 13s. 4d. rent, held of the bishop of Winchester by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Compton. 2 marks rent held of the earl of Leicester by service of 1/7 knight’s fee, to be received at Michaelmas.
John de Combe his brother, aged 22, is his next heir apparent, but Alice late his wife is pregnant by him.
Writ of plenius certiorari concerning the child, which the king is given to understand the said Alice has now borne, 13 April, 29 Edw. I.
WILTS. Inq. made at Netheravene, 8 June, 29 Edw. I.
The said Alice has borne a son by the said Simon named Richard, who is aged 10 weeks and next heir of the said Simon.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (27.)
633. CECILY DE NEVILL.
Writ, 9 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 14 Dec. 29 Edw. I.
Vyrnham. A moiety of the manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. She held no other lands &c. this side Trent.
John her son, aged 26, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (28.)
634. JOHN DE HODEBOVILE of Aketon.
Writ, 4 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 12 Jan. 29 Edw. I.
Aketone. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Peverel, by service of a knight’s fee, and doing one suit every three weeks at the court of Hatfeld Peverel. He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
SUFFOLK. Assignment of dower to Agnes [late the wife of] the said John, made on the feast of the Purification, 29 [Edw. I] (defective and defaced).
Aketon. A third part of the manor (extent given with field names and names of tenants).
C. Edw. I. File 98. (29.)
635. ROBERT CORBET of Morton.
Writ, 14 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. the morrow of St. Hilary, 29 Edw. I (defaced).
Watlesburgh. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of Peter Corbet in chief by service of a knight’s fee, with its members underwritten, viz.—
Bredeshull. A plot of land called Bredeshull near Watlesburgh held of William de Eyton by service of 10s. yearly.
Cardeston, a member of Watlesburgh. 56s. rent &c. (extent given).
Loghton, a member of Watlesburgh. Rents &c.
Le Hey by Watlesburgh. Rents &c.
Braginton by Watlesburgh. Rents &c. (extent given).
Morton. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of John de Chetewynde by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, with its members, viz.— Sulton ….. 5s. …
[ (fn. 4) Kymerton, rent.] ………
Preston, a member of Morton. 1 1/2 carucate of land, rents &c. (extent given with names of tenants), held by the same service.
Boleye. Certain tenements (extent given) including a plot of land called Stertelond, held of the abbot of Salop by service of 5s. yearly.
Laueleye. 36s. rent &c. held of William de Hodenet by service of 4s. (yearly).
Inq. made before the same jurors on the following Monday.
Ivelith, a member of Morton. A capital messuage 60a. land, rents &c. (extent given), held of the aforesaid John de Chetewynde by the service aforesaid.
Hamme and Hyneton. Certain tenements (extents given) held of John de la Mare by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Thomas his son, aged 19 at the feast of St. Luke last, is his next heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. 8 February, 29 Edw. I.
Houton. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of Master William de Boys in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 19 at Christmas last.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Maud late the wife of the said Robert that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manors of Haberleye, Besford, Halghton, Tettenshull, Underchecle (?) and a messuage, lands &c. in Balderton, Burleton, Eggebaldenham and the suburb of Shrewsbury, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with her said husband, 15 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. made at Morton on Sunday after St. Hilary, 29 Edw. I (defaced).
The said Robert and Maud were enfeoffed jointly of the manors &c. following, and continued their seisin until the said Robert’s death, viz.—
Besford. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, of the gift of Roger Pryde to them, their heirs or assigns.
Schawbury. 2 nooks of land (?) similarly held with Besford by the service aforesaid; and in the last eyre of John de Berewyk in Salop both tenements were taken into the king’s hand and, the said Robert’s homage being received, were delivered to him.
Egebaldenham. 2 virgates of land, and rents from 2 other virgates, similarly held of Hugh le Fiz Aer’ by service of a pair of white gloves, by the feoffment of John de Upton.
Bleccheleye. The township similarly held of Theobald de Verdon by service of 12s. and 1lb.……, by the feoffment of Robert de Bleccheleye.
Halughton. A messuage, 120a. land, 1a. meadow and 9s. rents, similarly held of the heirs of Philip Burnel by service of 1d., by the feoffment of Richard de Leghton.
Burleton. 1/2 virgate of land and a meadow enfeoffed by John de Burleton; an assart and a meadow by Thomas Clopsy; and an assart and a meadow by Thomas le Hopere of Shrewsbury (Salop’); all similarly held of the heir of William de Burleton, service unspecified.
Laueleye. Certain tenements similarly held of Peter de Eyton by service of 5s. yearly, by the feoffment of Walter de Staunton.
Habberleye, Tetneshull and Marebrooke. All the tenements which were of John son of John de Arundell, by his feoffment; whereof the said John holds two parts for his life of the said Robert and Maud, and the said Robert died jointly seised &c. of the third part; they are held of Peter Corbet in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Loghton. 4 bovates of land which formerly were held of the said Robert Corbet, similarly held by the feoffment of Eynon son of Griffit.
Moston. A messuage and 1 virgate of land by the feoffment of Stephen son of William le Marescal, similarly held of William de Hodenet by service of 2s. 8d. (yearly).
Cas[ (fn. 5) tilfer]igate in the suburb of Shrewsbury. Certain tenements similarly held of Thomas Pechelot of Shrewsbury by his feoffment, source unspecified.
Bredeshull. 11a. land with a meadow similarly held, by the feoffment of Howel son of Robert Pygot, of the said Howel without any service.
Petton. [*A messuage and 3]a. land similarly held, by the feoffment of Joan (?) daughter of Philip le Crump of Petton, of Robert de Petton, service unspecified.
Morton. A messuage and 6a. land similarly held, by the feoffment of John le Wrothe of Morton, of the same Robert, tenure unspecified; and a nook of land similarly held by the feoffment of John le Wrothe of Morton, which was formerly held of the same Robert.
All acquired from 10 to 26 Edw. I, days and years unknown.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (30.)
636. HAMO DE GATTON.
Writ, 13 Oct. 28 Edw. I (fragment).
SURREY. Inq. 20 Nov. 28 Edw. I.
Gattone. The manor (full extent given with field names and names of tenants), including 5s. rent and suit from Eustace de Hacche for the manor of Fashenesham, 1 mark from Henry de Leybourn for a tenement in Weybrigge and rents for tenements in Caterham from the abbot of Waltham and Michael de Porkele, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee, as of the honour of Peverell, rendering at the castle of Dover 20s. every twenty weeks, and he shall find a man with horse and arms in the said castle in time of war for forty days at his own charges; and he dowered Margery his wife at the church door of the same manor on the day he married her.
Edmund his son, aged half a year, is his next heir.
SURREY. Inq. 12 Dec. 29 Edw. I.
Catteshull. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by serjeanty by which he used to be marshal of the common women following the king’s household.
Ertindon. 48s. 10d. yearly rent from 24 tenants (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and he dowered Margery his wife of both the above, as abovesaid.
Heir as above.
KENT. Inq. 28 Nov. (?) 29 Edw. I (defaced).
Trulegh. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), including rents called ‘housselver’ and ‘palstedisgavel,’ a messuage of the land of ‘le Wearde,’ and 20a. land of the tenements of Chistelet and Carleman, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Peverel, by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee, doing [suit at the king’s court] of Ospringe every three weeks, and rendering 20s. every twenty weeks for the guard of the castle of Dover.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (31.)
637. HAMO DE GATTON.
Writ (missing).
KENT. Inq. 24 March, 29 Edw. I.
Thurlegh alias Trulegh. The manor (extent given), including rents called ‘houselvre’ and ‘palstedesgavel,’ held of the king in chief of the honour of Peverel, doing suit at the king’s court of Ospringe every three weeks, and rendering 52s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Dover; and 25(?)a..… of gavelkind held of the heirs of Wyrlington by service of 2s. 4 3/4d.
Edmund his son, aged half a year at the feast of All Saints last, is his next heir.
E. Inq. p.m. File 6. (3.)
638. ANDREW DE ASTELE.
Writ, 15 Oct. 28 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Creyk ……. the Bishop, 29 Edw. I (fragment).
[Creyk. The manor] (extent given with names of tenants) held [of the heir] of Roger de Moubray [a minor and in the king’s wardship], by service of 1/3 [knight’s fee].
Nicholas his son, aged …. more, is his next heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. 15 calends of Feb. 29 Edw. I.
Picwell. 3 knights’ fees held of the heir of Roger de Moubray by a mesne and by homage, and doing scutage for 3 fees when it runs.
Brouton alias Brotton. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), including the hamlet of Heyham, member thereof, and the advowson of the church of Brouton, held of the earl of Leicester in chief by service of 1 1/4 knight’s fee, doing suit at the court of Leicester every three weeks.
Wyleweby. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of Ralph Basset of Sabecote in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 23 and more at Easter last.
WARWICK. Inq. made at Prior’s Pakynton, 22 Dec. 29 Edw. I.
Benetleye. 20a. wood held of the heir of Roger le Moubray in chief by service of 1/30 knight’s fee and two attendances at the said Roger’s (sic) court yearly.
Astle. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Warwick by service of a knight’s fee.
Wetyndon. The manor (extent given) held of the same earl by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 24 at Easter, 28 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (32.)
639. GEOFFREY LE BAT alias LE BATT, of Estburne.
Writ of certiorari concerning the lands &c. which were of the said Geoffrey in Estburn and were taken into the king’s hand because he acquired them without the king’s licence of Gilbert le Frank of Burne who held them of the king in chief, 30 March, 28 Edw. I.
SUSSEX. Inq. made at Sefford, 3 kalends of May, 30 Edw. I.
Estburne. The said Geoffrey held on the day he died, 14a. land which he bought of Gilbert le Frank of Burn, who held them with other lands of the king in chief, and afterwards sold them to divers tenants so that he retained nothing, and the said Geoffrey held the same of the king in chief by service of 12d. for the guard of the castle of Pevense; and he held a messuage with 15a. land of John de Redmelde by service of 9s. 6d. yearly; and 8a. meadow of Sir Roger de la War by service of 4s. yearly.
William his son, aged 22 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 98. (33.)
640. JOHN SON AND HEIR OF JOHN DE DANTHORP deceased, an idiot.
Writ to the escheator commanding him, as otherwise commanded, to make extent of the manor of Danthorp for the treasurer and barons of the exchequer at York, otherwise he will incur the king’s indignation for contempt of his mandates, 27 June, 28 Edw. I.
[YORK.] Extent, Saturday after the Translation of St. Thomas, 28 Edw I.
Danthorp. The manor (extent given with names of tenants), including a close called Millecroft and tofts called Abbitoft and Dundraghetoft.
Endorsed: Let this manor be committed to John de Kirkeby, clerk, for 10 marks to be rendered at the king’s exchequer for the life of the idiot, and from the residue let him find reasonable sustenance for the idiot.
E. Inq. p.m. File 5. (12.)

Footnotes

  • 1. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, and still missing.
  • 2. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, Edw. I., p. 424.
  • 3. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, Edw. I, p. 429.
  • 4. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now illegible.
  • 5. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now missing.