Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 121

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 121", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913) 229-238. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp229-238.

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 121

340. ROBERT ACHARD.
Writ (missing).
BERKS. Inq. 17 …. 33 Edw. I (defective and much defaced).
Aldremaneston. The manor (extent given), except the tenements …… which Joan late the wife of the said Robert now holds in dower.
…………………………………
See Vol. III, No. 494.
E. Inq. p.m. File 7. (6.)
341. DENISE DE HELYNTON, of Wodebergh.
Writ (missing).
[WILTS.] Inq. taken at Merlebergh, 12 June, 34 Edw. I.
Wodebergh. A messuage, 2 virgates of land, and 12s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by knight’s service. She held no lands &c. of any other.
William her son, aged 22 on the feast of the Conception last, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (1.)
342. JOHN LE WALEYS alias JOHN WALAYS.
Writ, 8 June, 34 Edw. I.
SUSSEX. Inq. made at Lovente, 20 July, 34 Edw. I.
Midlovente. Two virgates of arable land containing 26a. held of the king by serjeanty, rendering yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff 8s. 10d.
William de Sancto Georgio his kinsman, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.
Writ to the escheator to enquire by what serjeanty and what service the the said John holds of the king in Middelavente, 20 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
[SUSSEX.] Inq. made at Midlovent by Cicestre, 21 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Mid Lovente. He held 2 virgates of arable land of the king in chief by petty serjeanty, viz.—by service of rendering 2 white capons whenever the king comes by his gate, which service was commuted (arrentatum) at 8s. 10d. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (2.)
343. THOMAS DE CRUDDEMORE alias DE CRODEMOR.
Writ, 11 Aug. 34 Edw. I.
SOUTHAMPTON; ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Winchester, 26 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
Crodemor in the Isle of Wight. A capital messuage and oxhouse and 30a. arable, held of the king in chief in free socage by service of rendering 1d. on Christmas day, as of the manor of Boucombe, which is the king’s; and 4a. marsh held of the king in chief by service of rendering 12d. on the same feast at the said manor as a member of the castle of Charsbrock, and they lie in common and are worth nothing yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Thomas his son, aged 5, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (3.)
344. ROBERT BAGERYGG alias DE BAGGERIGGE.
Writ, 16 June, 34 Edw. I.
DORSET. Inq. made at Craneborn, 22 June, 34 Edw. I.
La Wodelonde. A messuage and 20a. land, held of the king in chief, rendering the king 2s. yearly by the hands of the sheriff.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
He died at the feast of St. Michael, 33 Edw. I, ending. His daughters, Isabel Wither, Alice de Baggerigge, and Alice de Bagerigge, are his next heirs, the said Isabel aged 28, Alice 25, and the other Alice 22.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (4.)
345. ROBERT DE MERK.
Writ, 20 April, 34 Edw. I.
ESSEX. Inq. Tuesday before St. Dunstan, 34 Edw. I.
Dunmowe alias Dunmawe. A manor held jointly with Jacomina his wife of the king in chief as of the honour of Boulogne by service of 1/2 and 1/6 knight’s fee, by the king’s licence and by a fine levied in the king’s court.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
Ingelram his son, aged 14 1/2, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (5.)
346. EDWARD DE PENEBRUGG alias DE PENNEBRUGG.
Writ, 8 Feb. 34 Edw. I.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 7 March, 34 Edw. I.
Meone. Ten marks yearly rent from 8 tenants holding 6 1/2 virgates of land, held of the gift of John de Pennebrugg to him and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee. He held no other lands.
He died without heir of his body, wherefore the said rent ought to revert by the form of the gift aforesaid to the said John, aged 40 and more, who is also his elder brother and next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (6.)
347. JAMES DE BOHUN.
Writ to the escheator in Ireland, 30 May, 34 Edw. I.
KILDARE. Inq. made at Dublin on Tuesday after St. Luke, 34 Edw. I (defaced).
Ballymaddon. The manor, and a castle and certain lands &c., at Comerith in the march amongst the Irish in co. Kilkenny, held of the king in chief by 7l. 10s. of royal service, when royal service is exacted.
He held nothing of others.
Heir unknown because he was born and dwells (in England?).
C. Edw. I. File 121. (7.)
348. ROGER DE CLAVERING alias CLAVERYNGG.
Writ, 22 March, 34 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Alnewyck on Saturday before the Assumption, 34 Edw. I.
Caluley. The town (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of 8 marks 16d. rent yearly at the exchequer of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1/2 mark yearly to the same exchequer for disafforesting the forest, doing suit at the county (court), and 15d. for cornage to the same exchequer; and 6l. are rendered yearly to Alan de Claveryngg his brother.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Margery his daughter, aged 5 weeks at this present feast of the Assumption, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (8.)
349. ROBERT DE SEPTEM VANNIS.
Writ, 20 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
KENT. Inq. 27 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Aldintone. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief for a knight’s fee, and rendering 14s. yearly at the castle of Rochester on the feast of St. Andrew.
William his son, aged 25 and more and married in his father’s lifetime, is his next heir.
KENT. Inq. 23 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Melton. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Gloucester for a knight’s fee and doing suit at the earl’s court of Tonebrigge every three weeks.
Heir as above.
SUSSEX. Inq. 5 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
Morhale. The manor (extent given) held of the heir of John de Britannia, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 25 and more.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (9.)
350. ROBERT DE PONTEFRACTO, of Wyvelesthorp.
Writ, 16 July, 34 Edw. I.
[YORK.] Inq. Friday the feast of St. Oswald the King, 34 Edw. I.
Wivelesthorp. A manor, lands &c. (extent given) held of Nicholas de Stapelton, kinsman and one (altero) of the heirs of Laderana late the wife of John de Bella Aqua, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by homage and service of 1/5 knight’s fee.
He held nothing of other lords.
Thomas his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (10.)
351. ISABEL LATE THE WIFE OF HUGH LE DESPENSER.
Writ, 30 May, 34 Edw. I.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Aulton, 26 June, 34 Edw. I.
Ertlye. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held [together with the said Hugh] in free marriage only, of the gift &c. of William de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, who sometime held it of the king in chief by serjeanty of being chamberlain of the king’s exchequer.
Her daughter Maud, now the wife of Henry de Langastre, aged 24, is her next heir.
Charter of William de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, granting to Sir Patrick de Cadurcis, with Isabel his daughter in free marriage, his whole manor of Herteleye for 60l. land, with the advowson of the church, and the knights’ fees, wardships, liberties &c. thereto pertaining, to hold to them and their heirs of the body of the said Isabel, with reversion to himself or his heirs (undated).
C. Edw. I. File 121. (11.)
352. JOHN PYCARD alias PICHARD.
Writ, 16 May, 34 Edw. I.
HEREFORD. Inq. made at Hereford on Saturday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 34 Edw. I (faded).
Lugwardyn. 5s. rent in the manor held of the king in chief by service of 5s., and making two appearances yearly at the king’s court of Lugwardyn; which 5s. he received yearly from Walter de Langeford who held a messuage and a virgate of land in Langeford by that service.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
Roger his son, aged 16 as is believed, is his next heir.
WALES. Inq. Saturday after the Ascension, 34 Edw. I.
Straddeuwy alias Straddewy. The manor (extent given), including a castle, held of Sir John son of Reginald by knight’s service, viz.— finding three men with barded horses in time of war in Wales for forty days at his own charges at the castle of Blaynlenevy.
Heir as above, aged 15 on the feast of Palm Sunday last.
Writ to the escheator to enquire whether the manor of Lugwardyn is in the king’s hand through the idiocy of Robert Walrond, or otherwise, 2 July, 34 Edw. I.
HEREFORD. Inq. made at Hereford on Tuesday before the feast of St. Margaret(?), 34 Edw. I (defaced).
King Henry the king’s father enfeoffed Edmund his son of the manor of Lugwardyn, to hold to him and his heirs; who enfeoffed Robert Walrande and Maud his wife, to them and the heirs of the said Robert, and they held the same for their lives; after whose decease, because the said Robert died without heir of himself, his right in the manor descended to Robert son of William Walrond, his kinsman and heir, by whose idiocy the manor was seized into the king’s hand..……
C. Edw. I. File 121. (12.)
353. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN CHAUNCEUS.
Writ, 21 May, 34 Edw. I.
ESSEX. Inq. Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 34 Edw. I.
Canewedon. The manor (extent given), including marshes called Scharnwode and Nortput, held of the king in chief by service of 3/4 knight’s fee.
She held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Giles her son, aged 24 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (13.)
354. ALICE GERBOT.
Writ, 20 April, 34 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. made at Bruges on Sunday after the Ascension, 34 Edw. I.
Worfeld. A capital messuage &c. and 30a. land held of the king in chief by the serjeanty of keeping that part of the forest of Morfe where the manor of Worfeld is situated.
She held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
William her son, aged 50 at Christmas day last, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (14).
355. ROGER DE LA LEE.
Writ, 22 Jan. 34 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. Thursday before St. Valentine, 34 Edw. I.
Claverleye. A capital messuage &c. and 52a. land within the manor, which he took from the king’s waste in Claverleye, held of the king in chief by service of 8s. 8d. to be paid at the said manor by the hands of the king’s bailiff there.
Kenefare. 3a. of the king’s waste within the manor held of the king in chief by service of 12d. to be paid to the king by the hands of the king’s bailiff of Kenefare.
Dodemeston. 4a. meadow in the fee of Dodemeston, held of the heir of Robert de Dodemeston, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 2s.
John de la Lee, his brother, aged 50 on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (15.)
356. GEOFFREY DE HAUVILLE.
Writ, 4 June, 34 Edw. I.
RUTLAND. Inq. 20 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Dryestok. An assart called Asshelond containing 20a. land, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 7s. at the king’s exchequer every third year.
Haliok. A messuage, 38a. land and 3a. meadow, held of Robert Domer by service of a clove gillyflower yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (16.)
357. ROGER FRELOND.
Writ, 4 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
KENT. Inq. 14 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Newechirche and Bilsinton. Albreda his mother holds in dower of his inheritance 9a. arable, which are held of the king in chief by service of 1 1/2d. yearly and suit at the king’s court of Redlevet every three weeks.
Bilsinton. 9a. arable held of the abbot of Boxele by service of 12d. yearly; 12a. arable held of William de Hordlangston by service of 1d. yearly; and 16a. arable held of Nicholas de Sandwico in gavelkind by service of 8s. yearly and suit at his court of Bilsinton every three weeks.
Newechirche. 4a. arable held of the master of God’s house, Dover, in gavelkind, by service of 2s. yearly and suit at his court of Hounchilde every three weeks.
His daughters, Cecily aged 4, and Joan aged 2, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (17.)
358. ROGER DE HUNEWORTHE.
Writ, 6 March, 34 Edw. I.
NORFOLK. Inq. made at Norwich, 13 April, 34 Edw. I.
Bodham. A capital messuage, 20a. arable, 2a. meadow, 10a. heath, a little aldergrove by the messuage, 7s. 4d. rent of free tenants, 1d. for common on the heath from foreign men, 60 eggs, and boon works, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee, rendering 10s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Dover, 2s. yearly for a custom called ‘hundershot’ at the king’s hundred of Holt, and doing suit at the said hundred (court) every three weeks, and at the county (court) of Norwich once yearly after the feast of St. Michael and once after Easter.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (18.)
359. THOMAS DE LA DOUNE, of Bradewell.
Writ, 22 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
ESSEX. Inq. made at Maldon on Wednesday after St. Thomas the Apostle, 34 Edw. I.
Bradewell. A capital messuage, 126 1/2a. land, 2a. meadow, two parts of a marsh and of a windmill, 8s. rents of freemen (named), and rent and works of a customer worth 2s. 3d. yearly, held of the king in chief by service of rendering a lance in war and 12d. yearly at the king’s hundred of Daneseye at the feast of St. Michael; 40a. land, two parts of a marsh, and 3s. rent, held of John de la Mare by service of 13s. 4d. yearly; 30a. land held of Thomas Baynard by service of 4s. 8d. yearly; 3a. land and 2 1/2d. rent held of John Cook (Coco) by service of 8d. yearly; and 1/2a. land held of Richard de Gardino by service of a clove gillyflower yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Margaret his daughter, aged 8, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (19.)
360. HENRY FERRAUNT alias FERRANT.
Writ, 6 Aug, 34 Edw. I.
[YORK.] Inq. made at Skypton in Craven on Monday the eve of St. Luke, 34 Edw. I (and copy).
Skypton. A messuage and 3 1/2a. land held of the king as lord of the honour of the castle of Skipton for keeping the gate of the castle of Skypton, finding irons for all prisoners within the castle, and safely guarding them at his own peril from escape; for which he also received in the times of Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Albemarle, and Sir Edmund the king’s brother, every twelve weeks a quarter of corn, every week 2d. for companage, and a robe every year at Christmas or 1/2 mark, until the castle came to the hand of Lady Eleanor the queen mother, and then he took nothing because of the opposition of her bailiffs by whom he was ejected and removed.
He held nothing of others.
Hugh his son, aged 23 on the day of St. Oswald, King and Martyr, 34 Edw. I, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (20.)
361. WILLIAM BLEYHT alias BLEITH.
Writ, 6 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Gloucester, 17 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Neuwenham. A capital messuage, 60a. land, and 10 cottars rendering 14s. 1d. yearly, held of the king in chief by the serjeanty of being one of the king’s foresters in the forest of Dene, and rendering 5s. yearly at the king’s castle of St. Briavel.
Forest of Dene. 180a. of the king’s assarts held of the king in chief by service of rendering him 44s. 9 1/2d. yearly.
(Unspecified.) 12a. land and 5a. meadow held jointly with Joan his wife to them and the heirs of their bodies, of Ralph de Rodleye by his gift, by service of 3d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 16 at Christmas day last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (21.)
362. REGINALD DE FERRARIIS alias DE FERARIIS.
Writ [ (fn. 1) 3 Sept. 34 Edw. I.] (missing).
CORNWALL. Extent made at Trehanna, 23 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
Schullingham. The hamlet (extent given) held, together with the manors of Bere and Niweton, co. Devon, of the king in chief, as of the barony of Tremton, by service of 20 knights’ fees of Mortain.
William his son, aged 24 at Easter last, is his next heir.
DEVON. Extent 24 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
Bere. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as of the barony of Tremeton which is in the king’s hand, together with the manor of Nyweton, and the hamlet of Shullingham, co. Cornwall, by service of 20 knights’ fees of Mortain.
Heir as above.
DEVON. Extent 22 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
Niweton alias Niweton Fereirs. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as abovesaid.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (22.)
363. JOHN DE ESTHOPE.
Writ, 23 Jan. 34 Edw. I
SALOP. Inq. Ash Wednesday, 34 Edw. I.
Esthope. The manor (extent given) held for life of the heir of Richard son of Alan, sometime earl of Arundell, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of finding a man with a horse unbarded (nudo) in the castle of Oswaldestre for forty days in each war between the king and the prince of Wales at his own charges; which manor he had of the grant of Roger de Esthope by fine levied in the king’s court, to hold for life of the chief lords &c. with remainder to John son of Thomas de Esthope and Margaret daughter of John de Wenlok and the heirs of their bodies, and to the right heirs of the said John son of Thomas. The said John son of Thomas died before the said John de Esthope, without heir of the body of the said Margaret, who survives, for he never married her.
John de Esthope had no heir, for he had no tenement except for life; but Thomas son of Thomas de Esthope, aged 12 at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, is brother and next heir of the said John son of Thomas de Esthope.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (23.)
364. NICHOLAS DE GRAHAM.
Writ, 4 April, 34 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. 18 April, 34 Edw. I.
Belleford. A moiety of the town (extent given), including a moiety of a capital messuage, a moiety of a mill at Dychanid, and bondmen &c. at Yesington.
Louwyck. A moiety of a capital messuage &c., 160a. arable, 16 1/2a. meadow, bondmen rendering 10l. 14s. 6d., cottars rendering 48s. 3d., and free tenants rendering 3d. and 1lb. pepper yearly, a moiety of a water-mill &c.
Bollesdon. 34s. 3d. assised rent for a free farm of the town.
Brankeston. 16s. assised rent.
Wollouere. A capital messuage &c., 60a. arable, 12a. meadow, a forest in Chevyot called Herthop, divers bondmen holding 60a. land and rendering 65s., divers free tenants of the borough rendering 28s., a market every Thursday, a water-mill, divers foreign free tenants, rendering 14d. and 1lb. cummin, and a bakehouse.
Heythepol. A several pasture, divers free tenants rendering 9s. 10d., two cottars rendering 4s. and a brewery.
Hedreslawe. 7s. 0 1/2d. rent of free tenants and a water-mill worth 4l. yearly.
Belleford. Three free tenants, rendering 22d. And perquisites of court.
All held of the king in chief, of the inheritance of Mary de Graham his wife, by service of 1 1/2 knights’ fee, as for a moiety of the barony of Muschamp.
The said Mary his wife, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
Writ to the escheator to enquire who is next heir of the said Nicholas, because in the inquisition it is contained that Mary his wife is his heir, which is impossible, 4 May, 34 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Bamburgh on Thursday before Whitsunday, 34 Edw. I.
The said Nicholas held nothing in the county in his demesne as of fee, but held a moiety of the barony of Muschamp of the inheritance of Mary his wife. The whole barony was sometime of Robert de Musco Campo, who held it of the king in chief, and after his death descended to Margery and Isabel his daughters and heir; and from Margery came the said Mary, her daughter and her heir of a moiety of the said barony. The said Nicholas and Mary were never jointly enfeoffed nor held the barony in marriage, and the said Nicholas had nothing there except as abovesaid.
John their son, aged 28, is next heir of the said Mary of the lands &c. aforesaid.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (24.)
365. JOHN SON OF JOHN LE BRETUN alias LE BRETOUN.
Writ, 22 Jan. 34 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Geytington, 1 May, 34 Edw. I.
Dudyngton by Stanford. An assart called Rogeres Dybbyng, containing 15a. land, and 4s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 6s. 8d. yearly at the king’s exchequer; and another assart called Bretonnes Dybbyng, containing 50a. land and 1a. wood, held of the king in chief by service of a pair of gilt spurs.
Blatherwyk and Laxton. A capital messuage &c., 120a. arable, 2a. meadow, 4a. wood within the bounds of the forest, and 6s. 8d. and 3 capons rent of free tenants, held of Richard Basset, knight, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Blatherwyk. 60a. land held of the prior of Launde (de Landa) by service of 2s. yearly. And pleas &c. of court.
The said John son of John le Bretoun held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 10, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (25.)
366. ADAM DE MONTE ALTO.
Writ, 12 June, 34 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 16 Aug. 34 Edw. I.
Sulgrave. The manor (extent of two parts given) held jointly with Margery his wife of the heir of Walter de Gayton by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Amice late the wife of Walter de Gayton, who still survives, was dowered by the said Adam and Margery of a third part of all the lands &c. of the manor; and Helen (Elena) late the wife of John de Monte Alto was dowered by them of a third part of two parts, but is dead; and the said Margery by reason of her jointure entered upon the said third part of two parts immediately after the said Helen’s death.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
Elizabeth his daughter, aged 2 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 121. (26.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, p. 541.