Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 124

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 124', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913) pp. 266-273. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp266-273 [accessed 21 May 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 124", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913) 266-273. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp266-273.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 124", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913). 266-273. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp266-273.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 124

392. ROGER SON OF PETER SON OF OSBERT.
Writ, 6 March, 34 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Babbewell, 28 April, 34 Edw. I.
Somerleton in the hundred of Ludinglaund. The manor (extent given), acquired by the said Roger and Katherine his wife from John Blome, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Roger, held of the king in chief by rendering 34s. 4d. yearly to the king’s bailiffs of the hundred of Ludinglaund.
Isabel his sister, late the wife of Walter Gernegan, and John de Nuiun, son of Alice his sister, are his next heirs.
Wathe. The manor (extent given) acquired jointly of the same John, to hold in form aforesaid, rendering to the sheriff of Suffolk 4s. blanch farm.
Heirs as above.
Uggethale. The manor (extent given) acquired jointly of the same John, to hold in form aforesaid, held of Roger le Bygod earl of Norfolk and marshal of England by service of a knight’s fee.
Heirs as above, and of full age.
Ilketeleshale. The manor (extent given) held for his life of Thomas de Greyleye by knight’s service, with reversion to Guy Ferre and Margery his wife, daughter of the said Roger, and the heirs of their bodies, and remainder to the right heirs of the said Roger, by a fine levied in the king’s court.
Heirs as last above.
Similar writ concerning the lands &c. which the said Roger held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Sarra sometime his wife, 6 March, 34 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Babbewell, 28 April, 34 Edw. I.
Combes. The manor (extent given) held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Sarra sometime his wife, of the king in chief by fee farm, rendering 23l. 16s. 8d. yearly at the king’s exchequer.
Helmingham. The manor (extent given) similarly held, of Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, in chief by service a knight’s fee, rendering at Easter 2d. for the guard of the castle of Framlingham and 4d. sokenfee (de soknefeo).
John de Thorp her kinsman, aged 36 and more, and Rose (Roesia) the wife of Edmund de Pakenham, aged 23, and Cecily the wife of Robert de Ufford, aged 22, her kinswomen, are next heirs of the said Sarra. For Bartholomew de Crek her father, died seised of the said manors as of fee, after whose death Robert his son and heir entered upon the same and died without heir of himself; to whom succeeded Geoffrey his brother who died without heir of himself, and to him John his brother who also died without heir of himself; and to him succeeded the said Sarra his sister and heir, after whose death, because Margery whom the aforesaid Robert begat of her died without heir of herself during the said Sarra’s life, the right of the said manors reverted to Margaret and Isabel, aunts of the said Sarra and sisters of Bartholomew her father; and from the said Margaret the right of her pourparty descended to Robert son of John her son and heir, and from him to the aforesaid John de Thorp as his son and heir; and from the said Isabel the right of her pourparty descended to Robert de Valoignes her son and heir, from him to Robert his son and heir, and from him to the said Rose and Cecily his daughters and heirs.
NORFOLK. (Inq.) (Fragment undated and defaced.)
Hadestone. The manor (extent given) held of Roger Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of a knight’s fee.
Withlingham. The manor (extent given) held of Richard de la Rokele at fee farm by service of 21 1/2 marks.
Isabel Jernegan his sister, aged 40 and more, and John, son of Alice de Nuiun his sister, aged 30 and more, are his next heirs; but the said Roger and Katherine his wife were enfeoffed jointly of the said manors by fine levied in the king’s court in 28 Edw. I, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the heirs of the said Roger, and they were in joint seisin on the day the said Roger died.
Northcrek. (The manor?) (extent given) held, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Sarra sometime his wife, of Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of 2 1/2 knights’ fees.
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Writ (ad melius inquirendum) because in the above inquisition for Suffolk there is no mention whether the said Katherine peacefully continued her seisin in the manors of Somerleton, Wathe and Uggethale until the death of the said Roger, or not, 6 May, 34 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Becles on Tuesday after the Ascension, 34 Edw. I.
The said Katherine peacefully continued her joint seisin of the manors abovesaid with the said Roger until the day of his death.
SUFFOLK. Combes. Partition of the manor between the abovesaid heirs of the said Sarra (full extent given with names of tenants), made 26 June, 34 Edw. I.
Helmingham. Similar partition of the manor made 26 June, 34 Edw. I.
NORFOLK. Northcrek. Partition of the manor between the abovesaid heirs of the said Sarra (full extent given with names of tenants), made 15 July, 34 Edw. I.
Hillington. Similar partition.
Knights’ fees and advowsons delivered to the said John de Thorp:—
2 1/2 knights’ fees pertaining to the manor of Northcrek, viz.—
Carleton and Quarles. 1 fee which John de Thorp holds.
Stanhowe and Brunhamthorp. 1/2 knight’s fee which Roger de Calthorp holds.
Depedale. 1/2 knight’s fee, which Roger de Toftes holds.
Brunham. 1/2 knight’s fee of the fee of Brisworth which George de Thorp holds.
Northcrek. A moiety of the advowson of the church with the first presentation.
Hillyngton. A moiety of half the advowson of the church, with the first presentation to that moiety.
Knight’s fees and advowsons delivered to the said Edmund and Rose, Robert and Cecily:—
2 1/2 knight’s fees pertaining to the manor of Northcrek, viz.:—
Bernyngham and Depedale. 1 1/2 fee which Richard de Bernyngham holds.
Shipedene. 1/4 fee which William de Bradenham and his parceners hold.
Brunham. 1/2 fee called Brisworthefe which George de Thorp holds.
Brunham St. Mary’s. 1/4 fee which Paul de Subburgo(?) and his parceners hold.
Northcrek. A moiety of the advowson of the church with the second presentation.
Hillington. A moiety of half the advowson of the church, with the second presentation to that moiety.
NORFOLK. Memorandum that on 16 July, 34 Edw. I there were delivered to the said heirs moieties of all the lands which the said Roger held by the courtesy of England in Norfolk of the inheritance of Sarra sometime his wife, viz.—of the manor of Northcrek, and Hillington (full extent given as above). (Defective.)
See Calendar of Close Rolls, 1302–1307, pp. 462–470.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (1).
393. BRIAN SON OF ALAN.
Writ to the escheator, whereas the king has granted to Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, the wardship of the lands &c. which were of the said Brian, who held of the heir of John sometime duke of Brittany, whose lands are in the king’s hand, by knight’s service, which lands of the said Brian are in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of his daughters and heirs, and now on behalf of the said earl it is shown that the said Brian held the manor of Byker of the said heir by knight’s service, whereby the earl ought to have the wardship of the said manor &c., the escheator is commanded to enquire whether the said Brian held that manor of the said heir or of another &c., 4 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. 24 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Biqer. The said Brian held certain lands &c. of the heir of John duke of Brittany and earl of Richemond, whose lands &c. are in the king’s hand, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and rendering 5s. 10d. yearly for the guard of the castle of Richemond.
Writ of certiorari on the complaint of Maud, late the wife of the said Brian, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Belestre in Tyndale, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with her said husband until the day of his death, 6 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Corbrigg on Saturday the morrow of St. Hilary, 35 Edw. I.
Belestre and Someryard in Tyndale. The said Brian and Maud were enfeoffed jointly in the manor by the charter of Sir Anthony bishop of Durham, nine years ago, and continued their seisin until the subescheator seised the same into the king’s hand before the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula last, through the death of the said Brian.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (2.)
394. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF ADAM LE DESPENSER.
Writ to the escheator, whereas on 27 Nov. 26 Edw. I, the king commanded the sheriff of Oxford to assign to the said Joan, who had taken her oath not to marry without the king’s licence, her dower of the manor of Rolandrith, which the said Adam held of the king by serjeanty, and which was taken into the king’s hand because Philip Burnel, lately deceased, entered [upon it] without the king’s licence, and to send the same assignment to be enrolled in the chancery, and Henry de Thistelden then sheriff of that county, has asserted that he assigned the said dower, and prays remedy because 30 marks for three years after the said assignment are exacted of him as if he had not assigned the said dower; the king, although the assignment was not returned into the chancery, willing nevertheless to spare his carelessness this time, orders the escheator to enquire whether the said Henry made the said assignment or not &c., 22 Jan. 34 Edw. I.
OXFORD. Inq. 15 Feb. 34 Edw. I.
Rolandrith. The said Henry assigned to the said Joan her dower of the said manor on Tuesday after the Conversion of St. Paul, 26 Edw. I, viz.—A third part of the capital messuage to the southward, with an old grange and oxhouse, a third part of a garden adjoining the grange, an ‘aquarium’ without the close of the court, lands, rents &c. (extent given).
C. Edw. I. File 124. (3.)
395. HERBERT DE CAUNE.
Writ of plenius certiorari to the escheator, whereas the king lately committed to John de Meriet the manor of Asshe, co. Somerset, which the said Herbert held on the day he died of Baldwin de Caune of Flanders, and which by reason of the war with the king of France, on account of the minority of the said Herbert’s heir, was taken into the king’s hand because the said Baldwin was an alien, and Margery de Caune and Joan her sister, asserting that they are next heirs of the said heir, who died under age as is said, and of full age, have prayed for the manor to be rendered to them; the escheator is commanded to enquire of whom the said Herbert held the said manor, and who is his next heir &c. warning the said John to be present to show why the same should not be rendered to the said Margery and Joan, 26 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
SOMERSET. Inq. 12 Jan. 34 Edw. I.
Assh. The manor (extent given) was held by the said Herbert of Baldwin de Caune of Flanders for 1/8 knight’s fee, rendering 1d. yearly or a pair of gloves.
Margery de Caune aged 20 and more, and Joan her sister aged 15 on Easter day last, are his next heirs.
John de Meriet, being warned, came in person and said that the said Margery and Joan are not yet of full age, which he remembers by inquisitions taken ten years ago on the death of the said Herbert, and by other evidences it seems to him that the king ought not to render the manor to them until of full age.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the said John, Margery and Joan to be in the chancery on the morrow of the Annunciation next to do and receive what the court shall decide, 8 Feb. 34 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (4).
396. ALICE DE FRENSE alias LE FRENSE.
Writ, 16 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
SALOP. Inq. Monday after SS. Simon and Jude, 34 Edw. I.
Sutton. A messuage, 26a. arable and 2a. meadow, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, viz.—by service of conducting, together with his other parceners holding certain lands in the same town, the king’s treasure from Sutton to London at their own charges; which service so far as concerns the said Alice’s portion was commuted by the justices in eyre for 2s. 6d. to be paid yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
She held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Roger le Frense, aged 28 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (5.)
397. WALTER BARUN.
Writ, 16 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
SOMERSET. Inq. made at Porlok, 10 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
Holecote. A messuage, 10a. arable, and 2a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of hanging on a forked pole the stags dead of murrain (pendendi super quoddam lignum furcatum cervos de morina defunctos) in the king’s forest of Exemore, and also of entertaining the sick poor (pauperes supervenientes de infirmitate debilitat’) at his own costs for the souls of King Edward’s ancestors.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Richard Barun, his brother, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (6.)
398. JOHN DE FURMERY.
Writ, 3 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
[CUMBERLAND.] Inq. made at Carlisle on Wednesday after the quinzaine of Easter, 35 Edw. I.
High Crosseby. A messuage and 4 bovates of land, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Cokerm[ue] by homage, 4d. cornage yearly, and service of 1/2d. or a pair of gloves yearly at Christmas; and 2 bovates of land held jointly with Joan his wife of Thomas de Ireby by service of 1lb. cummin yearly.
William his son, aged 7, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (7.)
399. JOHN HOBBESHORT alias HOBBESCHORT.
Writ, 15 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
BERKS. Extent, 20 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
Bochampton. A capital messuage, a dovecote, 37a. arable, and a pasture in common, held of the king in chief by serjeanty of carrying the king’s horn when he comes to hunt in the hundred of Lamburn.
Alice his sister, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (8.)
400. WILLIAM DE NEVILL alias DE NEYVYLE.
Writ, 4 Sept. 34 Edw. I.
BERKS. Inq. 16 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
Suthmourton alias Suthmorton. 19s. 2d. yearly rent held of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
His daughters, Nicholaa aged 9, and Alice aged 4, are his next heirs.
WILTS. Inq. made at Blacwelle, 5 Oct. 34 Edw. I.
Blakareswell in Whyte parish. The manor (extent given with the names of six free tenants) held jointly by the said William and Cristina his wife, by the enfeoffment of Nicholas de Nevill, of Richard le Engleis by service of 5s. yearly; and 12a. pasture held of John son of William by service of 2s. yearly.
Heirs as above, Nicholaa aged 8, and Alice aged 4 years.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (9.)
401. ELIZABETH DE CLERBEK.
Writ, 10 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
DORSET. Inq. made at Neweton Castr’, 27 Nov. 35 Edw. I.
Child Okford. A capital messuage, a third part of a garden, 34 1/2a. arable, 9 1/2a. 1r. meadow, 1a. pasture, 2s. 4d. rent of a free tenant, 19s. 5 1/4d. rent of six customers, who also give 6s. 6d. to the lord’s larder at the feast of St. Martin, and of whom four shall work from the feast of St. Michael to the Gule of August three days a week until the third hour, and for their works from the Gule of August to the feast of St. Michael each of the four shall give 21d., and a cottar rendering 16d. yearly, held by Walter de Hodebovile and the aforesaid Elizabeth his wife, of her inheritance, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Christ Church, Twynham, now in the queen’s hand by the king’s grant, by service of a third part of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Robert her son, aged 18 and more, is her next heir.
The aforesaid Walter ought to hold these tenements by the courtesy of England because there has been lawful issue between the said Walter and Elizabeth.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Lavenham, 8 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
Aketon. A capital messuage &c., a dovecote, a water-mill demised to farm for 6s. 8d., a third part of a windmill, 80a. arable, 9 1/2a. 1r. wood, 3 1/2a. meadow, 1 1/2a. pasture, 4s. rent of free tenants, 2s. 1 1/2d. rent, a hen and 15 eggs yearly, and services (specified) of 2 customers, held jointly as above, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Hatfeld Peverel which is in the king’s hand, by service of a third part of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
There is lawful issue between the said Walter and Elizabeth, to wit a male and two females so that Walter ought to hold the premises by the courtesy of England.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (10.)
402. JAMES DE ALDEDELEYE, DE ALDEDELEGH, or DE ALDELEYE.
Writ of plenius certiorari to the escheator, on the complaint of James son and heir of the said James, that whereas the said James (the father) held a messuage and a carucate of land in Farlegh, co. Sussex, of John some time duke of Brittany by knight’s service, who upon the said James’s death caused the same to be seised into his hand as wardship by reason of the minority of the said James the son, the escheator has now, upon the death of the said duke, taken the same into the king’s hand, and detains them although the said James is of full age, 4 Nov. 34 Edw. II.
SUSSEX. Inq. made at Burgheresse on the day of St. Nicholas, 35 Edw. I.
Farlegh. The said messuage and land came to the said duke’s hand as abovesaid, and after his death the escheator took them into the king’s hand because no executor of the said duke’s testament or any other came to receive the issues or claim any right therein.
The said James son of James, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 124. (11.)
403. JOAN THE WIFE OF JOHN DE RUE, DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF JOHN UTHRED.
Writ to Richard Oysel, escheator, to take the proof of age of the said Joan, who was born at Gouthorp, co. York, and baptized in the church of Fangfoz, as is said, the said John saying that she is of full age and seeking the lands of her inheritance which are in the king’s wardship, 6 Nov. 34 Edw. I.
Proof of age (missing).
Conf. Vol. III. No. 471.
C. Edw. I. File 124 (12.)
404. JOHN LE VENUR.
Writ, 5 June, 35 Edw. I.
SURREY. Inq. made at Blechingely, 3 July, 35 Edw. I.
[Blechingely.] A capital messuage, 48a. arable, 1 1/2a. meadow, and 23s. 4 1/2d. rent, held of the heirs of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford [minors and in the king’s wardship] by service of rendering yearly a barbed arrow worth 1/2d. at the feast of St. Michael.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 23, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (1.)
405. JOHN DE CIRZY alias DE CYREZY, DE CYREZI, DE CYRESY.
Writ, 22 Nov. 35 Edw. I.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Carlisle, on the Tuesday before the Purification, 35 Edw. I.
Neubigging, Staynton and Graystok. Certain lands and tenements held of John son of William de Graystok by homage, and rendering 4s. cornage yearly to the said John and his heirs for the king’s use, and by service of doing suit at the said John’s court every three weeks.
Walter his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
BISHOPRIC OF DURHAM. Extent, Thursday the morrow of St. Peter in Cathedra, 35 Edw. I.
Long Newton. A messuage, 5 tofts, and two hundred and five score acres of land and meadow, held of the fee of Balliol; of which land &c. Margery late the wife of the said John was dowered by the bailiffs of Anthony bishop of Durham.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (2.)