Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 131

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 131', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913) pp. 331-339. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp331-339 [accessed 21 May 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 131", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913) 331-339. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp331-339.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 131", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 4, Edward I, (London, 1913). 331-339. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol4/pp331-339.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 131

436. HUGH LE FORESTER.
Writ (of certiorari) on the petition of Adam son of Walter del Wodehouse, showing that Alice de Rumleye, sometime lady of the castle of Skipton in Cravene, by her charter which he exhibited in the chancery, granted to the said Hugh, his great grandfather whose heir he is, certain assarts in the forest of Skipton in Cravene to hold to him and his heirs for keeping the said forest, which he did until the day of his death, and they are now detained in the king’s hand by his bailiffs of the said castle, 6 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
[YORK.] Inq. Saturday after St. Alban, 35 Edw. I.
Skipton in Cravene. The said Hugh by virtue of the said Alice’s grant had assarts in the forest together with the keepership of the forest and held it until his death; and in the time of the said Alice and for his whole life he received yearly for doing the said keepership a robe or 1 mark at Christmas, and the whole bark of all oaks given by the lord and thrown down by the wind, with their boughs and branches, and all other trees (lignis) where honey shall be found, the honey to the lord of the castle and the tree to the said Hugh.
The said Adam, aged 35, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (1.)
437. MARY, LATE THE WIFE OF ALAN DE CAMBERTON.
Writ of plenius certiorari to Peter Malorre and John de Insula, upon the petition of Thomas de Redeman and John le Venur of Camberton, kinsmen and heirs of the said Alan, showing that whereas the said Mary held a third part of all the said Alan’s lands &c. in Cumberland in dower, by the assignment of the said Thomas and John, the king because she adhered to the Scots, caused all her said lands &c. to be taken into his hand, and now that the said Mary is dead, they pray that the said lands &c. which she held in dower may be restored to them, as heirs of the said Alan, 12 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
Writ of venire facias to the sheriff of Cumberland to provide jurors as required by the said Peter and John, 12 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
Endorsed:—The sheriff was commanded to cause jurors of the neighbourhood of Camberton and Creysothen, whereof four at least to be knights &c. of no affinity to the said Peter and John, to come to Carlisle on Tuesday after Mid Lent, but the inquisition could not be taken on that day for want of jurors. Mary late the wife of the said Alan held a third part of a carucate of land in Camberton, and a third part of a carucate in Creyksothen and Talentir, Waverton [and] Wyndscales.
She died at Frereton(?) in Fyf, in Scotland, about the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 32 (Edw. I), and the petitioners are next heirs of (the said) Alan &c.
Jury panel.
Mandate to the sheriff to have the bodies of the jurors (as in the above panel) on Tuesday after Mid Lent to decide (recognoscend’) what lands &c. the said Mary held, and whether the said Thomas and John are next heirs of the said John or not, and so many &c. whereof four are to be knights &c.
Another jury panel.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Carlisle on Friday after St. Gregory, 35 Edw. I.
After reciting the above writ and mandate; the said Mary on the day she adhered to the Scots held the following in dower of the inheritance of the said Alan:—
Camberton and Craysothen. A third part of two carucates of land, held of Thomas de Culwenn’ by service of a third part of half a mark for cornage, and a third part of 1lb. cummin.
Talenty. A third part of 2(?) messuages and of 32a. land, of Thomas de Derwenwater by service of a third part of 6d. for cornage.
Waverton. A third part of a messuage and 1/2a. land, of John le Brazour by service of a third part of 2d.
Wyndschales. A third part of a messuage and 9a. land, of Adam de Wyndschales by service of a third part of 2d.
She always did the said services to the chief lords when shewas(?) in those parts.
She had no other tenements in the county.
She died at Frerton in Fyff in Scotland about the feast of St. John the Baptist, 32 (Edw. I), as the jurors understand by men of those parts who have come from Scotland. Thomas de Redman and John le Venour are next heirs of the said Alan.
Endorsed with a mandate to the sheriff to give seisin to the said heirs.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (2.)
438. WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM QUINTYN.
[WILTS.] Proof of age taken at Wylton, . . Dec. 35 Edw. I.
William Bruton, aged 50, says that the said heir will be 22 years of age on the morrow of the Epiphany next, for he was born at Great Wychford on the morrow of the Epiphany, 13 Edw. I, and baptized on the morrow in the church there; and he knows that so much time has elapsed because Christina Quintyn, sister of the said heir’s father, whom witness married, died in the following year, 14 Edw. I.
Edmund Falk, aged 60 (sexagenarius), says the like, and knows it because in the following year he was made regarder in the forests of Clarindon and Gravelee.
Hugh Shyrman, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because he has a son, Hugh, who was born in the previous year.
William de Wyly, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because John his father died the previous year.
Robert Bede, aged 60, says the like, and knows it because he had a son, Walter, who died at Wichford at the feast of St. Michael in the same year.
Peter Wyppe, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because he married Joan, daughter of William de Cherleton, at the feast of the Purification in the same year.
John le Pruce, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because on the day the heir was born he was a carter of Robert Bede who was then farmer of the church of Great Wychford.
Adam Welybaud(?), aged 51, says the like, and knows it because in the same year he had seisin of all his lands through the death of William his father from William de la Hide the chief lord.
Peter de Wodeford and William Kydenhot, aged 60, Nicholas le Hordere, aged 66, …. and William de Clandon, aged 40, say the like, and know it because on the day of the said heir’s birth [they were] at his father’s house …….
Andrew Payn, guardian of the heir’s lands &c. could say nothing why they ought not to be rendered to the said William as of full age.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (3.)
439. EVA, LATE THE WIFE OF PETER DE COTINGHAM of Deseburgh.
[NORTHAMPTON.] Assignment of dower made at Deseburgh, 20 May, 35 Edw. I.
[Deseburgh?] A third part of a capital messuage &c. and of two virgates of land adjacent, and 7d. rent by the hands of the heir of the said Peter or of his guardian.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (4.)
440. HENRY DE GASCRIK.
Writ, 20 June, 35 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. 5 July, 35 Edw. I.
Barton. A messuage and 6 bovates of land, held of the king as of the barony, which was of Gilbert de Gaunt, now in the king’s hand, by service of making one appearance at the king’s court at Barton after the feast of St. Michael; a messuage, a windmill and 4 bovates of arable land, held of the prior of Sempringham by service of 4s. yearly; a plot and 1/2a. arable (there?) held of Robert de la Warde by service of 3d. yearly; a water-mill there held of John de Hothom by service of 20s.; and there are there 3 free tenants rendering 30s. yearly.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
Similar writ, 27 March, 1 Edw. II.
Endorsed by the escheator that he has made no execution of this writ, because a similar writ came to him in the time of King Edw. I, which he sends with the inquisition made thereon.
Writ to the same escheator to send without delay the inquisitions he has made, and the late king’s writ, 1 April, 1 Edw. II.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (5.)
441. JOHN DE BURESYERD alias DE BUSYERD, DE BURSYERD.
Writ, 26 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Tuesday before St. George, 35 Edw. I.
Schadnefeud. The manor (extent given) held of the king as of his manor of Framelingham, which is now in the king’s hand by the enfeoffment of Roger le Bigot earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of 1 1/4 knight’s fee.
Bursyerd. The manor (extent given) held of the king, as of his said manor of Framelingham, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (6.)
442. ROBERT DE MERSTON.
Writ, 24 Feb. 35 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. 15 March, 35 Edw. I.
Merston. A capital messuage, 59a. arable, 10a. meadow, and certain free tenants, customers and cottars (named), held of the heir of Ralph de Gouxill [alias de Gousle], who held of the king in chief, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee and rendering 4s. yearly to the said Ralph’s manor of Roxham; 21a. arable and 1a. meadow held of Sir Philip de Lindesey, service unknown; a bovate of land and 2a. meadow held of the abbot of Neubo by service of rendering 13d. yearly; 1 1/2a. meadow held of the prior of Haverholm by service of 13d. yearly; and a croft held of Payn Tybetoft by service of 3s. yearly. And the said Robert rendered yearly for the lands held of the aforesaid heir, a gallon (lagenam) of oil price 6d. to the chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, Merston, at Christmas, 22d. for sheriff’s aid, 1/2 qr. … to Aubrey de Foston, and 2s. to the prior of Malteby.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
John his son, aged a year and a half, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (7.)
443. JOAN DE SORMAVILE.
Writ, 15 June, 35 Edw. I.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, 6 July, 35 Edw. I.
Nyweton Sormavile. A messuage &c., 66a. arable, 1/2a. meadow, 1a. wood, 2a. alder wood, 5 free tenants (named), a tenant in villenage, two tenants of cottages, and pleas &c. of court, held of the king in chief by petty serjeanty, viz. by service of rendering yearly at Michaelmas a new sheet (unius mappe nove) 10 ells long, and a towel 5 ells long, at the exchequer; and a tenement described in terms identical with the above, held of the heirs of William de Gouiz, who hold of the king in chief and are of full age, by knight’s service.
She held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
William de Cruket, her son, aged 30 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (8.)
444. WILLIAM DE BRAYTOFT alias DE BRAITOFT.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the representation of William son and heir of the said William, that whereas his father held certain lands &c. in Braytoft and Gunneby, co. Lincoln, of Edmund Deyncurt, Gilbert de Gaunt seized them after his death by reason of petitioner’s minority, as if they were held of him, and held them as wardship until his death, when the bailiff of the king’s manor of Folkingham by the king’s command took the same into the king’s hand as if the said Gilbert had been seised thereof in his demesne; he is now of full age and has entered on his lands held of other lords, and prays the king to do him justice, 26 Nov. 35 Edw. I.
LINCOLN. Inq. made at Parteneye, 23 Dec. 35 Edw. I.
Braitoft and Gunneby. The said William held 20a. land, 10a. pasture, and 21s. rent, of Edmund Deyncurt as of his manor of Steping by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and not of Gilbert de Gaunt. On his death the said Edmund entered upon the same as wardship and held it until the said Gilbert ejected him, who held the same as wardship on the day he died; after which Thomas de Weston, to whom the king committed the keeping of the lands &c. whereof the said Gilbert had enfeoffed the king, and after him William de Welleby to whom the king committed that keepership for a time, and now Walter de Gloucester the king’s escheator for four years, have held the same as wardship.
The said William his son is his next heir, and was 21 at Whitsunday, 31 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (9.)
445. WALTER DE CASTORP of Billesfeld.
Writ [16 (fn. 1) Dec. 35 Edw. I] (missing).
LINCOLN. [Inq.] . . Dec. 35 Edw. I (a fragment).
Billefeld. A fifth part of a capital messuage, 18a. arable, 2a. meadow, a several pasture, a pasture (in common) and a several fishery …. held of Robert Peche by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Car ….. (?). The site (?) of a capital messuage ……….. unknown.
…………..held of the earl of Surrey by service ……. the said earl’s court.
Gilbert son of Beatrice de …… 30 years and more (is) his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (10.)
446. BEVIS (Bogo) DE KNOVILL alias DE CNOVYLE.
Writ, 6 July, 35 Edw. I.
WILTS. Inq. 3 Aug. 35 Edw. I.
Dicherygge. The manor (extent given with names of tenants), including a messuage, 1/2 virgate of land, 1/2a. meadow, and 1 1/2a. wood which Adam de Alecombe holds, owing suit at the hundred of Bissoppeston for the manor of Dicherygge, held of the king, by reason of lands which were of Roger le Bigod, sometime marshal of England, now in the king’s hand, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee except a fifth part; and it is of the inheritance of Joan (deceased) late the wife of the said Bevis.
Bevis his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
MARCHES OF WALES. Inq. made at Strugull, 31 July, 1307.
Marthern. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Strugull now in the king’s hand, by service of a Welsh knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 1 Aug. 35 Edw. I.
Gravenhull. Seven tenants rendering 19s. 7 1/2d. yearly, held of the king in chief by service of 1/20 knight’s fee.
Little Teynton. Two carucates of land (extent given), including a capital messuage, held of Alan Plockenet by service of a pair of gloves, price 1d.
Kylkoite. A carucate of land (extent given), including a capital messuage and 12a. wood within the forest of Dene, held in chief of John de Ferrariis by socage, rendering 1/2d. (yearly).
Heir as above, aged 24 at the feast of St. Leonard last.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (11.)
447. NICHOLAA LATE THE WIFE OF BALDWIN DE ALDHAM.
Assignment of dower to the said Nicholaa from the lands &c. of the said Baldwin, who held of the king in chief (undated) [about (fn. 2) 19 Edw. I(?)].
SUSSEX. Lampham. The manor, extended at 9l. 18s. 8 1/2d. yearly.
Gevyngton. The manor, extended at 19l. 15d. yearly.
KENT. Aldham. The manor, extended at 4l. 7s. 3/4d. yearly.
Brembeltye. 6s. 8d. rent from Richard Hereward and his heirs for a tenement in the hamlet.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (12.)
448. RICHARD DE STRETTON.
Writ, [ (fn. 3) 10 Feb. 10 Edw. I(?)] (missing).
[WARWICK.] Inq. made at Stretton on Thursday after the feast of St. Matthias (defective).
…… A capital messuage with garden, a fishpond …… held of Thomas son of Thomas de Asteleye.
……. 36a. land ……. doing suit at the said Thomas’s court in Morton every 3 weeks.
……. A certain ……. of the church of Wytenaye worth 12d. yearly, rendering 12d. yearly to John le Jovene.
….. of the said Richard, aged 18, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (13.)
N.B.—The dates of Nos. 447 and 448 have been supplied from the Calendar of Fine Rolls since the reference numbers were fixed.
449. SEWAL DE WORTH, of Haynton.
Writ [ (fn. 4) 18 Feb. 10 Edw. I or 19 April, 11 Edw. I] (missing).
[LINCOLN.] Inq. (undated and defective).
H[aynton?]. A knight’s fee held of Peter de Schoteny ….. which fee Peter rendered with his other fees to the king during the lifetime of the said Sewal …………. nor did any service to the king during his lifetime …………….. held of the said Peter by the knight’s service pertaining to such a tenement.
Haynton. A capital messuage, 12 bovates of land in demesne, 11 bovates of land held in villenage, a windmill and a water-mill, held of Robert [de Grenley] ……… homage and doing suit at his court of Sixhill every three weeks; a plot and 2a. land for 14d. rent to the said Robert ………; 8 bovates of land [held of] Nicholas Tochet for 12s. 6d. rent, and 12d. to the same Nicholas for having a way to a certain mill.
Haynton and elsewhere. A knight’s [held of John] de Kyme of Gryseby, lately deceased, and his ancestors ……… unknown except 2 bovates of land which he held of the said John and his ancestors ………….
Haynton and Houton. 13s. assised rent ……… of the fee of the said Robert de Grenley and John de Kyme.
John his son, aged 9(?) at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Edw. I, is his next heir.
See Cal. of Inquisitions P.M., Vol. II, No. 263.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (14.)
450. ROBERT DE KAYNES.
Pourparty of the fees whereof Hawis late the wife of the said Robert is dowered (undated). [about 10 Edw. I?].
GLOUCESTER. Little Sobbyry. A knight’s fee(?) held by the heirs of Jordan Byssop.
[SUSSEX.] Wyleden. 1/2 fee held by Thomas de Lenn.
NORTHAMPTON. Herleston and Great Heyford. 1/2 fee held by John de Bolimer; and else where of the king.
Walton. 1/2 fee held by John de Mohaut; and elsewhere of the king.
Sprotton. 1/2 fee held by John son of Simon de Monte Acuto.
SUSSEX. Fokynton, Yeverton and Beydinton. 1 fee held by Roger la Warr’.
GLOUCESTER. Lassebur’. 1 fee held by Henry de Lassebur’.
WILTS. (Unspecified.) 1/8 fee held by Robert de la Lee.
See Cal. of Inquisitions P.M., Vol. II, No. 433 and Cal. of Close Rolls, 1279–1288, pp. 225 and 240.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (15.)
451. OLIVER DE [PUNC]HARDUN.
Writ [27 (fn. 5) Nov.(?) 11 Edw. I.] (missing).
SOUTHAMPTON. [Inq.] made in the presence of Philip Crok and John le Sauvage ……..(undated and defective).
………….. held of the king in chief ………… a member of Faccumbe ………. of the queen in the New Forest seized the manor of Elingeham into the hand …….
He held nothing in co. Southampton ……. He held the manors aforesaid by service of a knight’s fee.
Oliver [his] son, aged 30 and more, …….
C. Edw. I. File 131. (16.)
452. WILLIAM DE LANGEDON.
Writ (missing).
ESSEX. [Inq.] (undated and defective) [ (fn. 6) about 2 Edw. I].
Lang[edon]. A messuage, [189?]a. arable, 5 1/2a. meadow, 8 1/2a. pasture, rents and works, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
James his son, aged 10, is his next heir.
Memorandum of a third part of the above, including 63a. arable.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (17.)
453. JOHN DE TRAYLY.
Writ, [3 Dec. 1 Edw. I (fn. 7) ].
ESSEX. Inq. (undated).
Hobruge. The manor (extent given) held of the heirs of Richard de Momfechet by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Walter his son, aged 21 and more, is his next heir.
See Cal. of Inquisitions P.M., Vol. II, No. 15.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (18.)
454. MATTHEW DE COLUMBARIIS.
Writ (missing).
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. (undated) [about 10 Edw. I].
Enham and Crockes Estone. 1 1/2 knights’ fee held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Thuderleye. The manor with (its) hamlets held of Lady Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Albemarle, by service of a knight’s fee.
Michael de Columbariis his brother, aged 60 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (19.)
455. WILLIAM DE CUMBE.
Memorandum of the division of the lands of the said William into three equal parts (undated). [2 Edw. I. (fn. 8) ]
[OXFORD.] [Combe.] Arable lands in the fields called Morfeld, Estfeld and Westfeld, 1a. in a meadow called Sutham extending from the said William’s weir to the field of Middilton, and 1r. meadow between the said weir and field, a fishery extending from his weir to the weir sometime of Sir Roger Gernun, a pasture called Radewell, and 4s. 4d. rent from Alexander de Draycote and two other free tenants.
Cheleworthe. 3 villeins and 2 cottars (named).
Part of the dower assigned to the said William’s wife:—in place of a third part of the capital messuage, (there is) assigned a messuage in the town.
C. Edw. I. File 131. (20.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, p. 291.
  • 2. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, p. 158.
  • 3. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, Edw. I, pp. 159 and 183.
  • 4. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, Edw. I, p. 175.
  • 5. See Calendar of Close Rolls, 1272-1279, p. 66.
  • 6. See Calendar of Fine Rolls, Edw. I, p. 165.
  • 7. See Calendar of Close Rolls, 1272–1279, p. 67.
  • 8. So given (very incorrectly) in the Calendar printed in 1806, page 24, but not now to be found on the documents; probably contained on the portion of File 27. (5.) m. 42, which has been torn away.