Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 125

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 125

406. RICHARD HYKELING alias HIKELYNG.
Writ, 10 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
SUSSEX. Inq. made at Seford, 18 June, 35 Edw. I.
Chintynge. 13a. arable and a free tenant who renders 5s. yearly, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 7s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Agnes his daughter, aged 4, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (3.)
407. GILBERT DE GRETTON.
Writ, 18 May, 35 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 27 May, 35 Edw. I.
Gretton. A toft and a virgate of land, held of Laurence de Preston who held of the king in chief, by service of 13s. 4d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 19 at the feast of All Saints last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (4.)
408. RALPH LE BOTILLIER alias LE BOTILER, of Wemme, the elder.
Writ, 5 June, 35 Edw. I.
WARWICK. Inq. 7 July, 35 Edw. I.
Middelton. A fifth part of the manor (extent given) held for life, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Maud, one of the daughters and heirs of Philip Marmion, sometime his wife, of the church of St. Edith, Tampworth, by service of a fifth part of half a mark of silver yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Ralph le Botiler, son of the said Ralph and Maud, aged 30 years and more, is their next heir, but nothing descends to him by the death of Ralph his father except by reason of the said Maud his mother, through whom the said fifth part descends to him by hereditary right.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (5.)
409. GILBERT DE SUTHEYK alias DE SOUTHAIK.
Writ, 18 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Carlisle, on Monday, the morrow of Palm Sunday, 35 Edw. I.
Skelton. A third part of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by homage, and by 8s. 10 1/2d. cornage to be rendered yearly to the sheriff for the king’s use, which the tenants pay in addition to their rent (firmam); and 21s. 2 1/2d. yearly are due for food (putura) and turns of the king’s foresters of Englewode, and 2s. 2 3/4d. are paid yearly at the exchequer of Carlisle for the farm of the same.
Kirkandres. Divers lands and tenements (unspecified) worth 40s. held of the king by the said service.
Skelton. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Levington. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Stapelton. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Patrick his son, aged 9 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (6.)
410. THOMAS DE LEYBURNE alias DE LEYBOURNE.
Writ, 30 May, 35 Edw. I.
KENT. Inq. made at Mallyngge on Saturday after the translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 35 Edw. I.
Leybourne. The castle and manor (extent given), including a rent of 12 ploughshares, held jointly with Alice his wife by the gift and enfeoffment of William de Leybourne, of the king, as of the honour of Albemarle which is in the king’s hand, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee and by doing suit at the court of Walebrok every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c.
Juliana his daughter, aged 3, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Alice late the wife of the said Thomas that on the death of the latter the manor of Leybourne, whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with him, was taken into the late king’s hand as if the said Thomas had died seised thereof in his demesne as of fee, 26 August, 1 Edw. II.
KENT. Inq. 17 Sept. 1 Edw. II.
Leyburn. The aforesaid Alice was enfeoffed of the castle and manor (extent given) jointly with Thomas her husband by William de Leyburn, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies &c. of the king, as abovesaid, and she peacefully continued her seisin until her husband’s death.
Heir as above, aged 3 and more.
Endorsed: Let it be done by a fine of 100s. and enrolled on the rolls of the chancery.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (7.)
411. ROBERT DE BECWELLE alias DE BEKEWELL.
Writ, 20 May, 35 Edw. I.
SURREY. Inq. 22 May, 35 Edw. I.
Camerwelle. The manor (extent given) held of the heir of [Gilbert de Clare late] earl of Gloucester, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
Stephen his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (8.)
412. VALENTINE BEKKE alias BECK.
Writ [ (fn. 1) 1 June, 35 Edw. I]. (missing.)
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 15 June, 35 Edw. I.
Wudecote. A hall, a grange, an ox-house, 80a. arable, 6a. pasture, 2a. meadow, 2 free tenants, one of whom renders 1lb. cummin and the other 3s. yearly, and 3 customers who render 12s. yearly, held of the king in chief by service of grand serjeanty, viz. keeping the gaol of Winchester.
Richard his son, aged 27 on Christmas day last, is his next heir.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 16 June, 35 Edw. I.
Winchester. A tenement by Winchester, viz. a hall, a grange and kitchen, and 20a. arable, held of the prior of St. Swithun’s, Winchester, in free socage by service of 49s. 8 1/4d. yearly.
Kylham. 30a. arable held of Roger de Mortuo Mari by service of 20s. yearly.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (9.)
413. JOHN DE DUMMER alias DUMER.
Writ, 16 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 5 Feb. 23 Edw. I (sic, apparently altered from 35 Edw. I).
Watford. Three messuages and 51a. land, whereof Joan le Parles enfeoffed the said John and Agnes, sometime his wife, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies (heredibus de se) and their heirs (sic) by service of 1/20 knight’s fee, and by rendering to the said Joan and her heirs a pair of gloves yearly; and a messuage and 12a. land held to them and their heirs by the gift &c. of Helen de Watford, by service of 1/65 knight’s fee, and by rendering to the said Helen and her heirs a rose yearly.
Richard his son, aged 18, is his next heir.
Note by the escheator. The aforesaid John held no other lands or tenements in my bailiwick on the day of his death except certain lands and tenements in Dummere co. Southampton and Eston co. Leicester, whereof inquisitions were returned into the chancery by another writ (15 March, 32 Edw. I). See No. 195.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator to enquire of whom the said Joan held the abovesaid lands &c. and the date of the enfeoffment &c. 28 June, 35 Edw. I.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Gildesburgh on Tuesday the feast of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 1 Edw. II.
Watforth. The aforesaid Joan at the time when she enfeoffed the said John and Agnes held the said tenements with other lands in Watford of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; and she enfeoffed them in 7 Edward I.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (10.)
414. WILLIAM DE WERMEWELLE.
Writ, 18 June, 35 Edw. I.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, 4 July, 35 Edw. I.
Neweton Sormavyle. A messuage &c., 22a. arable, 1a. meadow, 1/3a. wood, 2a. alderwood, 3 cottages (tenants named), and a water-mill, held of the heir of Joan de Sormaville alias de Sormanville, deceased, [a minor and in the king’s wardship,] by service of 40d. yearly.
Penmulle in the parish of Ievele. A moiety of a water-mill, and 20a. arable, held jointly with Eleanor his wife of the heir of Hugh de Mortuo Mari of Richard’s Castle, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service, of the gift of John de Huntelegh. And the said Eleanor peacefully continued her seisin, until the said William’s death.
Richard his son, aged 7 on Christmas day last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (11.)
415. THOMAS DE NEVILL alias DE NEVILE, DE NIVILLE.
Writ, 6 May, 35 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. 5 June, 35 Edw. I.
Sniterby. A capital messuage with croft and dovecote, 84a. arable., 8 1/2a. meadow, 60s. rents of free tenants and 33s. 0 1/2d. rent of ten other free tenants, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, viz. of finding a crossbowman in the king’s war for forty days at his own charges, for which serjeanty the said Thomas used to render 60s. yearly at the exchequer by the hands of the sheriff; and a bovate of land and a water-mill, 2a. arable and 1a. meadow, held of the king in chief, as of the fee of the earl of Cornwall which is in the king’s hand, by socage and doing suit of court at the soke of Kirketon every six weeks for the said bovate. A free tenant holds the said bovate and renders 5s. 8d. yearly, and the mill is worth nothing because it is in ruins, and for defect of water.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Thomas, son of Thomas de Niville son of the deceased, aged 7, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (12.)
416. THOMAS DE WAUMFORD alias DE WAMFORD.
Writ, 8 April, 35 Edw. I.
DEVON. Extent made at Blaketoriton on the feast of the Ascension, 35 Edw. I.
Wyteleghe. A messuage, 16a. arable and 10a. pasture, held of Emery (Almarico) (fn. 2) la Zouche by service of rendering 10s. yearly and suit at his court of Blaketoriton every month.
Blaketoriton. The hundred held of the same by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly.
Richard his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
CORNWALL. Extent made at Stratton, 6 May, 35 Edw. I.
Efford. The hamlet (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee, and by service of finding a bedel in the hundred of Stratton to levy the king’s debts, together with Ranulph de Albo Monasterio his co-parcener; and by service of clearing, likewise with the aforesaid Ranulph, a space in front of a certain battlement (tergendi unam placeam coram quodam kernello) of the king’s castle of Launceveton when there is war in the county.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (13.)
417. HENRY DE HOLLANE.
Writ, 6 June, 35 Edw. I.
KENT. Inq. 29 June, 35 Edw. I.
Soltone by Westclyve. Two parts of a messuage, 46a. arable, 7s. 6d. rent, rents of 4 cocks and 7 hens at Christmas, 40 eggs at Easter, and pleas of court worth 6d. held of Margaret late the wife of Stephen de Penecestre by service of two parts of a knight’s fee, and by doing for the said Margaret 5s. every twenty weeks for the guard of the castle of Dover, and suit at the king’s hundred of Beawesberghe every three weeks, and rendering 12d. yearly for sheriff’s turn; which lands &c. are of the honour of Peverel; and 30a. land held jointly with Joan his wife of the gift &c. of Valentine de Byere, of the same tenure and by the same service.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Salomon his son, aged 21 and more, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari as to whether or not Stephen de Penecestre and Margaret his wife acquired the tenements first above-mentioned of Henry de Cramavill, who held them of the king’s father by knight’s service, and afterwards enfeoffed Henry de Holane thereof &c. 18 January, 1 Edw. II.
KENT. Inq. taken at Canterbury on Tuesday after Palm Sunday, 1 Edw. II.
Soltone by Westclive. Henry de Cramavile at one time held the tenements aforesaid (extent given) of the honour of Peverel by the services aforesaid; and afterwards enfeoffed Stephen de Penecestre and Margaret his wife thereof, to hold of him and his heirs by service of two parts of a fourth part of a knight’s fee and by doing the abovesaid services for him; and the said Stephen and Margaret afterwards enfeoffed Henry de Hollane, to hold to him and his heirs of them and their heirs by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and by doing the aforesaid services for them. The honour of Peverel was in the king’s hand at the time when Henry de Crammavill enfeoffed the said Stephen and Margaret; but he would not have had the wardship of the said tenements if the said Henry had died leaving an heir under age; and the said Henry and Joan held jointly 30a. land, as in the previous inquisition, and the said Joan still continues her seisin.
Heir as above.
Margaret de Pencestre, late the wife of Stephen de Pencestre, was warned to be present, but came not in person or by her attorney.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (14.)
418. PHILIP LE BRETON alias LE BRETTON.
Writ de diem clausit extremum after the death of the said Philip, who held of the heir of John sometime duke of Britanny tenant of the king in chief, whilst the said duke’s lands &c. were in the king’s hand, 20 Jan. 35 Edw. I.
[YORK.] Inq. made at Richmond, 8 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
Appelby on Teys (super Teyso). A capital messuage, 12 bovates of land in demesne, 14 bovates in the hand of bondmen, 5a. meadow in demesne, 7 cottages, and a moiety of a water-mill, held of Thomas de Mauneby, knight, by knight’s service.
Forseth. 2a. meadow held of the earl of Richmond by service of 1d.
Caldewell. 2a. meadow held of Thomas de Rich[mond], knight, doing nothing for them.
Sollebery. A capital plot (lying) waste and 25 bovates of land in the hand of bondmen, held of Thomas de Raynevile by homage.
Stapelton. Six tofts and 7 bovates, held of Miles de Stapelton, knight, by knight’s service, paying yearly to the said Miles 5 1/4d. for guard and fines.
Walmyre. A capital plot (lying) waste, 14 bovates of land, and 7 cottages.
Thornehou. 12a. land.
All held of Henry de Scrop, knight, by knight’s service, and 7d. for guard by the hand of the same Henry.
Finegal. The advowson of the church, with rents of 1/2 mark from the abbot of Jervaulx (Jerovall), 1lb. cummin from Walter son of Roald de Hoton, 1/2lb. pepper from Nicholas son of William, and a barbed arrow to be received at Christmas from Walter son of Roald; all held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Thresk. 20s. rent from a mill held of Sir John de Moubray.
Colbrun. A capital messuage, 81a. arable in demesne, 7a. 1r. meadow in demesne, 11 bovates of land in the hands of tenants, 4a. wood, 8 cottages, and a water-mill, held of the earl of Richmond by knight’s service, and by doing 5 1/2d. for guard of the castle of Richmond; and 25a. 1r. arable in demesne, 1a. 3r. meadow, and 3 cottages, held of Thomas de Mauneby, knight, by knight’s service, paying (faciendo) 1 1/2d. for the same guard.
The said Philip at one time held all the aforesaid in fee, and afterwards gave them to John de Laybrun, after which a fine was levied in the king’s court between the said John and Philip and Cassandra his wife, by which the said John acknowledged four messuages, lands &c. in Colbrun, Appelbye, Solberch, Walmyre, Stapelton and Tresk, with the advowson of the church of Finegale, to be the right of the same Philip and rendered them to the said Philip and Cassandra, to hold to them and the heirs of the same Philip of the chief lords of that fee by the services thereto belonging.
He died on the day of St. Peter in Cathedra, 34 Edw. I.
John his son, aged 12 on the morrow of St. Lucy, 35 Edw. I, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125 (15.)
419. GEOFFREY DE FUNTAIGNES.
Writ, 28 May, 35 Edw. I.
NORFOLK. Inq. 12 June, 35 Edw. I.
Runham. A third part of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Margery sometime his wife, by service of a third part of two measures (modiorum) of wine and 200 permain pears (pirorum de parmayns) to be paid at the exchequer at the feast of St. Michael.
The jurors do not know the true heir of the said Margery, because she had two sons, Geoffrey the elder and Jolland the younger; the elder took a wife in the county of Lincoln and had a son John and a daughter Agnes and afterwards died; and the jurors do not know whether these two children are alive or not, for they have never lived in Norfolk: the aforesaid Jolland is alive.
LINCOLN. Inq. made at Lincoln, 25 June, 35 Edw. I.
He had no lands or tenements in the county.
John son of Geoffrey de Funtaignes, grandson (nepos) of the aforesaid Geoffrey and Margery late his wife, aged 12, is next heir of the said Margery.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (16.)
420. MARGERY DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF ROGER DE CLAVERING alias DE CLAVERINGG, DE CLAVERYNGG.
Writ, 28 June, 35 Edw. I.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Boulton, on Sunday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 1 Edw. II.
Caluley. Two parts of a moiety of the manor (extent given), including 48a. arable held by Walter de Ellingham and Robert de Buckeby tenants at will, worth 26l. 18s. besides (preter) the lands and tenements assigned in dower to Beatrice late the wife of the said Roger de Claveringg, are in the king’s hand by the death of the said Margery by reason of her minority, and are held of the king in chief by service of doing suit at the king’s county (court) at Newcastle upon Tyne every six weeks, and rendering 9s. 8d. yearly to the king’s castle of Bamburg for truncage, 4s. 5d. at the king’s exchequer of Newcastle for disafforestation of the forest, 20d. to the same castle for the fence month at Midsummer, 35s. 6d. at the same exchequer yearly for a certain rent (firma) due there for the king’s use at the feasts of St. Cuthbert in March and September, and 10d. for cornage.
Alan de Claveryngg, brother of the said Roger, received yearly from the said manor 6l. to equalize (pro coequacione) the lands and tenements given to the said Roger and Alan in Caluley and Yettlington, and so receives 4l. from the two parts aforesaid. Robert son of Roger gave the manor of Caluley and Yetlington to the said Roger and Alan jointly, with the king’s licence to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with reversion to the survivor and the heirs of his body, and further reversion to the said Robert and his heirs.
The said Margery died without heir of her body, and the said Alan is 28 years of age.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (17.)
421. ADAM DE TWYNHAM alias DE TUYNHAM, DE THUYNHAM.
Writ, 2 March, 35 Edw. I.
HERTFORD. Inq. Saturday in Easter week, 35 Edw. I.
Mardeleg alias Mardeleye hamlet. A capital messuage, 120a. land, 5a. wood, 18s. rent of freemen, works of customers and rents of cocks, hens, capons, geese and eggs, and 14d. pro pane de exennio, held in free socage of Advicia late the wife of Robert de Lacy by service of 20s. yearly. The said Adam also owed for certain tenements which he held there 2s. yearly to the abbot of Redingg, and 5s. to the lord of Dacheworthe.
Walter his son, aged 15, is his next heir.
Writ, 2 March, 35 Edw. I.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. made at Carlisle on Palm Sunday, 35 Edw. I.
Skelton. Tenants of 20 bovates of land who render 76s. yearly and services, 9 cottages, 43a. land and 20a. meadow in demesne, a third part of a mill, a skala worth in herbage 6s. 8d. yearly, and pleas &c. of court, held of the king in chief by homage and by 8s. 10 1/2d. cornage yearly to the sheriff of Cumberland for the king’s use, and 23s. 5 1/4d. are due for food (putur’) of the king’s foresters of Englewod, and for their turns.
Kirkandres. Certain lands and tenements (unspecified) worth 43s. held of the king by homage and by cornage as abovesaid.
Brigham. A moiety of the town (extent given) held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Cokermu, by homage and by 2s. 6d. cornage, and doing suit at the king’s court of Cokerm[u] every three weeks.
Skelton. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Brigham. A moiety of the advowson of the church.
Levington. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Stapelton. A sixth part of the advowson of the church.
Heir as above, aged 13 and more.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. made at Appelby, on Thursday after the Annunciation, 35 Edw. I.
Yanenwyt. The manor held of Ranulph son of William, of the barony of Dufton, by homage and service, and by 8s. 6d. cornage yearly, and by turn and ‘wytnesmane’ at the manor of Dufton. The manor is worth 18l. 7s. 8d. yearly besides the dower of Margaret late the wife of Robert de Yanenwyt.
Heir as above, aged 14.
(Endorsed.) The king grants that the earl of Lincoln may have two parts of the lands and tenements contained in this inquisition, which are extended at 12l. 5s. yearly, dower being deducted, until the lawful age of Walter de Twynham, for 100 marks, in part payment of 4,000 marks granted to him by the king for the land of the steward of Scotland, and if the said Walter shall die before the earl has levied the said 100 marks &c. the king and his heirs shall make him or his executors recompense for what is deficient, and so let it be done concerning other lands assigned to him.
Letter to ‘his lord’ William de Hamelton, the king’s chancellor. The king has granted to the earl of Lincoln two parts of the lands &c. which were of Adam de Twynham in Westmoreland, according to the form endorsed on an inquisition, which the writer sends by the bearer, in order that the chancellor may cause the king’s letters to be made accordingly, Carlisle, 6 April.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (18.)
422. ADAM DE CUMPTONE alias DE COMPTON.
Writ, 10 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
SOUTHAMPTON; ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. 18 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
Compton. Two parts of the manor (extent given with names of tenants), including 40a. arable in Atherfeld held by Ralph de Waverton, a free tenant, by service of 1/5 knight’s fee and suit of court, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Atherfeld. 6d. yearly rent from a free tenant held of Baldwin de Insula by service of 1/8 knight’s fee and doing suit of court every three weeks.
Compton. 13a. arable held of the abbot of Lira by service of 6s. yearly.
(Unspecified.) 1/2a. pasture held of Richard de Asseton by service of a pair of gloves.
Fressewater. 2d. yearly rent from a free tenant, held of the king as of the manor of Fressewater, which manor Mary a nun of Ambersbury, the king’s daughter, holds for her life, by service of two attendances (adventus) yearly at the court of Fressewater.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 8 on Whitsunday, 34 Edw. I, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (19.)
423. WALTER DE RUDHAM.
Writ, 26 Nov. 35 Edw. I.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Wednesday the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 35 Edw. I.
Messeworth. A fourth part of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Wallyngford, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Draytone Beauchamp. 2a. wood held of the heirs of William de Beauchamp by service of 12d. yearly; and 28 1/2a. arable and a moiety of a water-mill held of Ralph de Wedone by service of 3s. 2d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
William Bygod, his grandson (fn. 3) (nepos), aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (20.)
424. WILLIAM LE FLEMENG alias LE FLEMYNG.
Writ, 28 May, 35 Edw. I.
YORK. Inq. taken at Preston in Craven on Friday after St. Barnabas, 35 Edw. I.
Wath. A knight’s fee in the manor, the issues whereof are unknown to the jury because it is in the wapentake of Strafford, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of the castle of Skipton in Craven, by foreign service and suit at the court of Skypton every three weeks.
Routhmel. The manor held of Sir Henry de Percy by foreign service.
He died on Saturday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 35 Edw. I. Reyner his son, aged 33 at Christmas in the same year, is his next heir.
YORK. Inq. Sunday before St. Barnabas, 35 Edw. I.
Wath. The manor (extent given) held of the honour of the castle of Skypton, which castle is now in the king’s hand, of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee at the castle of Skypton, and by wardship (ward’), marriage, relief, homage and fealty when they occur, and scutage of the said castle when it runs, and suit at the court of Skipton every three weeks, and the manor renders at the feast of the Purification 6s. 8d. yearly for blanch farm at the wapentake of Strafford and 2s. 1d. yearly for a rent called Schirrefstoth, and owes an attendance at the wapentake (court) of Strafford.
Including:—
Wath. Free tenants who render 60s. yearly.
Derfeld. 12d. yearly from Robert de Boisvill and 6s. from Adam Boisvill.
Wambwell. 4s. yearly from Robert de Wambwell and suit at the court of Wath.
Derfeld. The town is held by Sir William son of William, Robert de Boisvill and Adam Boisvill, by rendering the 7s. abovesaid and by suit at the court of Wath every three weeks.
Bramton Birlagh. A fourth part of the town.
Holand. A fourth part of the town.
Both held of the said manor by suit of court every three weeks.
Worteley. The manor is held by Nicholas de Worteley of the manor of Wath by suit of court, and scutage when it runs.
Thorpe. 2 bovates of land are held by William Clarell, rendering 4d. yearly, suit of court, and scutage when it runs.
Clyfton. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Warr[enne] by fealty and suit at his court of Wakefeud every three weeks, and a rent of 20s. yearly.
Dalton. The town (extent given) whereof one moiety held of Sir Thomas de Burgh and the other moiety of Lady Margaret de Nevill by homage and fealty.
He died on Saturday before Whitsunday last.
Reginald his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 125. (21.)

Footnotes

  • 1. ‘Emericus’ in Feudal Aids, Vol. I., pp. 373, 374.
  • 2. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, p. 551.
  • 3. See Worcester Historical Society, Worcester Inquisitions, Vol ii, No. 16, where there is a complete translation of this inquisition.