Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 21

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 21', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908) pp. 145-153. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp145-153 [accessed 18 May 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 21", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908) 145-153. British History Online, accessed May 18, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp145-153.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 21", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908). 145-153. British History Online. Web. 18 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp145-153.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 21

267. ALEXANDER CHEVEREL.
Writ, 1 Oct. 4 Edw. II.
WILTS. Inq. 8 Nov. 4 Edw. II.
Little Cheverel. The manor (extent given), held of H. de Lacy, earl of Lyncoln, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Sherrevetone alias Wynterborn Sherretone. 6l. 10s. rent of assize held of the said earl by knight’s service.
Hardenhiwisch. The manor (extent given), held of H. de Lancastre of the fee of Chawaiz by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Joan his daughter, the wife of John de Sancto Laudo, aged 28 and more, is his next heir.
DORSET. Inq. 17 Nov. 4 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Wynfred Egle. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee, of the king’s gift to the said Alexander and his heirs for ever.
Maydene Nyweton. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 10a. fresh land, 10a. meadow, a little grove, rents, &c. (extent given), held of Reginald Sancti Martini by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 26 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (1.)
268. JOHN DE DYVE alias DYVE.
Writ, 18 Dec. 4 Edw. II.
OXFORD. Inq. 8 Feb. 4 Edw. II.
Doklynton. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of Hugh son and heir of Hugh de Plecy, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 2 knights’ fees.
Henry his son, aged 22 and more, is his next heir.
OXFORD. Inq. 8 Feb. 4 Edw. II.
Dadinton. A third part of the manor (extent given), including a weak (debile) castle in which is a chamber, held of the king in chief by service of a third part of 2 knights’ fees.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (2.)
269. HAWIS LATE THE WIFE OF GRIFFIN DE LA POLE alias GRIFFIN WENUNWYN, LATE LORD OF LA POLE.
Writ, 22 Nov. 4 Edw. II.
SALOP [; MONTGOMERY]. Inq. Saturday after the Epiphany, 4 Edw. II.
Argingeroyd, Lanurevel, Kenywyd, Lessin, Nanmeyghyand, Kekydena, Buthegedyn, Trevedrit, and Brenannyarth alias Bronannyarth. The townships (extents of rents of assize, &c. given), held in dower of the king in chief by barony, as part of the barony of La Pole.
Botynton. The manor with its members Trewern and Hop in the barony of Cawes (extent given), held in dower of Sir Peter Corbet by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Hawis, sister of Griffin son of Owen sometime lord of La Pole, whom John de Cherletone married, aged 19 on the day of St. Margaret last, is next heir of the said Griffin Wenunwyn.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (3.)
270. GILES DE BREWOSA alias DE BREUSE, DE BREOUSE.
Writ, 6 Feb. 4 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Wednesday in Easter week, 4 Edw. II.
Waltham. 30s. rent held of Joan de Maye by service of 1d. yearly.
Lutheburgh. The manor (extent given), jointly held by said Giles, Joan his wife, and Richard their son, of the gift of Roger de Breuse by fine levied in the king’s court in 34 Edw. I, to be held to them and the heirs of the body of the said Richard, with remainder to his brother Robert and the heirs of his body, and remainder to the right heirs of the said Giles. The said manor is held of William de Ros by service of 3 1/2 knights’ fees, and rendering 65s. yearly at his castle of Beauver.
Richard de Breuse, son of the said Giles and Joan his wife, aged 8, is his next heir.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 12 April, 4 Edw. II. (defective.)
Akenham. The manor with its members of Stonham, Petuagh, Croffeld, Wytnesham, Henleye, Gosebek, and Bergham (extent given), and the advowson of the church of Akenham, jointly held, as above, of the countess Marescall as of her dower, by service of 1 knight’s fee and 10s. yearly; which manor …………… Lancastre, service unknown.
Cleydone. A water-mill jointly held, as above, of William de Crakeford in chief by service of 4d. yearly.
Little Blakenham. 2a. meadow jointly held, as above, of the said William by service of 2d. yearly.
Cleydon, Hemingeston ……… Wytington (extent given), with the advowsons of the churches of Hemyngston and Cleydon, jointly held, as above, of the earl of Lancastre, as of the honour of Lancastre, by service of rendering 22 1/4d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 9.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 18 April, 4 Edw. II.
Wytingham. The manor (full extent given), jointly held, as above, of the manor of Earl’s Stonham, now in the hand of the countess Marescall as dower, by service of 1 knight’s fee and 10s. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 9.
NORFOLK. Inq. 26 Feb. 4. Edw. II.
Stynton. The manor (extent given), jointly held, as above, of Geoffrey de Say, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Salle. A liberty of view of frankpledge, jointly held, as above, of William de Mareschal by service of 18d. yearly.
Heydon. A liberty of view of frankpledge and a market, jointly held, as above, rendering 5s. yearly at the manor of Causton.
Heir as above, aged 9.
Writ of scire facias for Robert son of Payn, to whom the king lately committed the wardship of the lands, &c. of the said Giles until the lawful age of the heir, to come and show cause why the king ought not to remove his hand from those lands, Joan late the wife of the said Giles, and Richard his son, asserting that they were jointly enfeoffed thereof with the said Giles, 25 June, 4 Edw. II.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 1 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
Writ of plenius certiorari, whether the manors of Akenham and Wytinham, with their members, and the manor of Hasketon, which David de Fletewyk and Agatha his wife, and the manor of Wytlesham, which Alice de Bellomonte, hold for life, in co. Suffolk, with reversion to the said Richard, are held of the king in chief or not, and whether the said Giles held any other lands, knights’ fees, or advowsons, or not, 4 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 7 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
Waltham. 30s. rent, held as abovesaid.
Luthburgh. The manor, held as abovesaid.
He held nothing of the king in chief in the county on the day of his death.
SUFFOLK. Inq. made at Framelingham on Saturday the feast of St. Leonard, 5 Edw. II.
The said Giles did not hold the manors of Akenham and Wytingham with the advowson of the church of Akenham, of the king in chief, on the day of his death; nor the manor of Hasketone, which after the deaths of David de Fletewyk and Agatha his wife ought to revert to Richard son of the said Giles; nor the manor of Witlesham, which after the death of Alice de Bello Monte ought to revert to Joan late the wife of the said Giles and the said Richard his son.
He held no other lands, &c. of the king in chief in the county on the day of his death.
NORFOLK. Inq. 4 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
Stinton. The manor, with the advowsons of the churches of Salle and Heydon, held as abovesaid.
Heydon. A view of frankpledge and market pertaining to the manor of Stinton, held as abovesaid.
He held nothing of the king in chief in the county on the day he died.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (4.)
271. EDMUND BASSET.
Writ, 20 Jan. 4 Edw. II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 12 March, 4 Edw. II.
Salforde. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the earl of Gloucester in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, together with a water-mill, &c. in Wynfred.
Dundrey. 80a. arable, 15a. meadow, and 6s. rent, held of the bishop of Bath in chief in free socage by service of 2s.
His sisters, Isabel late the wife of John de Punchardon, Margaret the wife of Nicholas de Valeirs [alias de Valers], and Catherine late the wife of John Byset, each aged 30 and more, are his next heirs.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 12 Feb. 4 Edw. II.
Euweleye. A messuage and 1 carucate land (extent given), held of the heir of William de Berkeleye, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/16 knight’s fee.
Oulepenne. A messuage and 1/2 virgate land, held of John de Oulepenne by service of 6d. yearly.
Camme. A messuage, 60a. arable, and 3a. meadow, held of Thomas de Berkeleye by knight’s service.
Heirs, as above, Isabel aged 40, Margaret aged 38, and Katherine aged 35 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (5.)
272. AMAURY DE SANCTO AMANDO.
Writ to the escheator of Ireland, 31 July, 4 Edw. II.
DUBLIN. Inq. taken at Dublin on Tuesday the quinzaine of St. Michael, 4 Edw. II.
Ryn, Athmatte, Molaghlaragh, Lydeston, and Ballyscadan. 4 carucates arable, meadow, and pasture, held of the king in chief, by doing 20s. of royal service whenever it shall be proclaimed, and suit at the king’s county (court) of Dublin.
MEATH. Ballygorman. 7 carucates and 80a. land, and 17a. meadow and pasture, &c., held of Theobald de Verduno, by doing 10s. of royal service whenever proclaimed, and suit at his court of Dyuelek; and he had a mill and warren there.
John his brother, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
Writ, 31 July, 4 Edw. II.
BERKS. Extent, 20 Aug. 4 Edw. II.
Ildesle. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the earl of Hereford by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 32 and more.
BERKS. Extent, 19 Aug. 4 Edw. II.
La Wydehaye. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the earl of Hereford by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 32 and more.
DERBY. Inq. 15 Sept. 4 Edw. II.
Cattone. The manor (full extent given), held of the earl of Lancastre by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
BEDFORD. Inq. 23 Aug. 4 Edw. II.
Mulbrok and Cotes. The manors (extents given), held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
BUCKINGHAM. Extent, Monday after the Assumption, 4 Edw. II.
Grendon. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the manor of Beckeley, chief manor of the honour of St. Valery, by service of a bow (arcus de Aubourne) and two arrows or 2d. yearly, and to the sheriff of Buckingham 4s. for hidage; which manor of Beckeleye the king granted to Hugh Dispensar for life, and he to John de Haulo for life.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
DEVON. Inq. 31 Aug. 4 Edw. II.
Ippelepenn. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly at the king’s exchequer; which manor the said Amaury demised to Gilbert de Knouville for 13 years, of which 8 have elapsed, for which term the said Gilbert has the king’s charter.
Heir as above, aged 27.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 10 Sept. 4 Edw. II.
Southcerneye. A capital messuage, 80a. arable, 30a. meadow, a pasture, 2 mills, rents, &c. held of John Maudut by service of 1 knight’s fee; and 40a. land and 10a. meadow, held of the earl of Hereford by 1/8 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 14 Sept. 4 Edw II.
Goderingstone. A capital messuage, 240a. arable, 8a. meadow, a pasture, a wind-mill, rents, &c., held, for the lives of Robert de Keynes and Eleanor his wife, of the abbot of Teukesbury by service of 2s. yearly; which abbot demised the same to the said Amaury and his heirs for the lives of the said Robert and Eleanor, with reversion to the said abbot and his successors.
Heir as above, aged 34 and more.
[WILT]S. Inq. 10 Sept. 4 Edw. II.
Wamberge. A messuage, and lands, &c. (extent given with names of tenants), held of the earl of Lincoln for 1/4 knight’s fee rendering 1/2 mark.
Heir as above, of full age.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (6.)
273. WILLIAM DE BRIANZUN alias DE BRIANZOUN.
Writ, 10 Nov. 4 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 29 Dec. 4 Edw. II.
Wakering. A capital messuage, 244a. arable, 10a. young wood, and 7l. 4s. rent of assize, held of the king in chief, as of the barony of Reigleye, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; 10a. land called Wauelockeslond, held of Adam son of Simon by service of 2s. 6d. yearly; 5a. land held of William le Botiler by service of 1/2 lb. pepper yearly; and a cottage and 1a. land, held of the prior of Pretelwell by service of 4s. yearly.
John [de Brianzoun] his brother, aged 24, is his next heir.
ESSEX. Inq. 28 Dec. 4 Edw. II.
Fambrugg alias South Fambrug. The manor (extent given), held of the bishop of Ely by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Bekkoney. A tenement worth 40s. yearly, held of the prior of Colne by service of 40s. yearly.
Heir as above.
ESSEX. Inq. 17 Dec. 4 Edw. II.
West Thorruk alias Thourruk Brianzoun. The manor (full extent given), including a custom called ‘Londinares’ (?), held of the earl of Richemond by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Thurruk. 80a. arable, held of the earl of Warenn, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
ESSEX. Inq. 16 Dec. 4 Edw. II.
Alviueleye. The manor (full extent given), including a custom called ‘Londonuares’ (?), held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
[BUCKINGHAM.] Inq. Saturday the morrow of the Circumcision, ….. Edw. II. (defaced.)
[B]oys in Cesteresham. The hamlet (extent given), held of John de Goys by service of 1/2 knight’s fees; 4a. meadow and a watercourse for his mill, held of Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, by service of 6s. 8d. yearly; 6a. land held of Humphrey de Boun, earl of Hert(ford) (sic), by service of 21d. yearly; 24a. land held of the manor of La Grave, which is in the king’s hand, by service of 8s. 8d. yearly; and 42a. land held of Robert Coperkyng by service of 12d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (7.)
274. ANTHONY BISHOP OF DURHAM.
Writ, 3 March, 4 Edw. II.
DERBY. Inq. Saturday after SS. Peter and Paul, 4 Edw. II.
Plesley. The manor held of Robert de Rerisby by service of 2d. yearly, who holds it of the honour of Tykehull by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
NOTTINGHAM. Mamesfeld. 1 carucate land held of the king as of demesnes in the soke of Mamesfeld rendering 4s. 1d. yearly, and doing suit at the king’s court in the said soke, and tallage as the other tenants of the soke pay.
Robert de Wyluby and John de Harecourt are his kinsmen and next heirs, and of full age.
Writ, 3 March, 4 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 8 June, 4 Edw. II.
Somerton. The castle with lands, &c. in Wadington, Boyeby, Marton, Navenby, Colleby and Basingham, held for life by the king’s grant and demise.
Heirs as above, each aged 40.
LEICESTER. Inq. 8 May, 4 Edw. II.
Bagwurthe and Thornton. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Lancaster by service of a rose yearly.
Heirs as above, John, aged 34 and more, and Robert, 50 and more.
KENT. Inq. 22 May, 4 Edw. II.
Eltham. The manor (full extent given), held of the earl of Gloucester by service of 1d. yearly.
Craye Paulyn. The manor (full extent given), tenure unknown.
Cateforde and Rombergh. A messuage, 2 woods containing 30a., 10a. meadow, 314a. arable, and 30s. 2 3/4d. rent of assize, held of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Ghent (de Gandavo), by service of 23s. 4d. and a ploughshare yearly, to John Abel 8d., to Amisius Godesone 3 1/2d., to John de Cateforde 6d., and to William le Ridelere 1d.; and 30a. arable and 6a. pasture, held to farm of Thomas de Maryns, for the life of Sarra de Castello, rendering 40s. yearly.
Wolewych and Modingham. 9l. 14s. 6d. rent, held for the life of Isabel de Vesci, to whom the late king granted them for life, service unknown.
Of all which tenements the said Anthony enfeoffed the king and his heirs, who re-enfeoffed him for life.
SUSSEX. Inq. 12 April, 4 Edw. II.
Midhurst. Two parts of the manor, and a moiety of the manor of Fordes (extents given), held for life by the grant of Thomas, sometime bishop of St. David’s, by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainder to John son of John de Bohun and the heirs of his body, with remainders in tail to his brothers and sisters James, Richard, Joan and Sibyl, and the heirs of their bodies, and to the right heirs of the said John; the said John died without issue, and the said James died leaving a son John under age, but whether now living, the jury know not; the lands are held of Edmund, earl of Arundell, by knight’s service.
Rustington. The manor, held for life by the grant of William de Hameledon, by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainders to Joan late the wife of John de Bohun, and to James son of the said John, and his heirs; the manor is held of Edmund, earl of Arundell, by knight’s service.
Heir unknown.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (8.)
275. WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF PHILIP DE CHAUNCY, who died in the king’s wardship.
Writ, 15 Oct. 4 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Wednesday the octave of St. Martin, 4 Edw. II. (defective.)
Swynhope. Two parts of a capital messuage, a water-mill, a croft called Petemannescroft, 196a. arable, 25a. meadow, rents, &c., held with other lands there, which Isabel late the wife of Philip de Chaunci holds in dower of the said William’s inheritance, of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee, and 10s. to the earl of Richemund for the guard of the castle of Richemund.
Cotes. Two parts of a capital messuage, 50a. land, 40a. meadow, 4a. pasture, a croft, rents, &c., held, with other lands there held in dower, as above, of the earl of Lincoln by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Scraythfeld. Certain tenements (extent given), held, with other tenements there held in dower, as above, of the earl of Lincoln for 1/4 knight’s fee.
Billingeye. Two parts of 1 carucate (extent given), held of …………. and charged with 50s. yearly to Roger de Bernak and Maud his wife and the heirs of (their bodies?).
All the above lands, &c. are in the wardship of William de Donecastre by the sale of ……… together with the said William’s marriage ……… by the king’s grant. (fn. 1)
……… of (the said) William, aged 16, is his next heir.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator in co. Chester, concerning the age of Margaret daughter of William de Donecastre, who asserts herself to have been the wife of the said William de Chauncy and seeks her dower, witnessed at Lynliscu, 23 Oct. 4 Edw. II.
CHESTER. Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Vincent, 4 Edw. II.
The said Margaret was 11 years of age and more on Friday before St. James the Apostle, on which day the said William died, and she was his wife on the day he died and long before.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (9.)
276. WILLIAM DE HOTOT.
Writ, 15 May, 4 Edw. II.
BEDFORD. Inq. Friday in Whitsunweek, 4 Edw. II.
Caynho. A third part of the manor, and a fourth part of the manor of Amethulle (extents given), held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Isabel his wife, of the king in chief by a sixth part of a barony, doing service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Peter de Sancta Cruce son of the said Isabel, aged 24 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (10.)
277. PHILIP LE BRODE.
Writ, 1 March, 4 Edw. II.
SUSSEX. Inq. Thursday after Holy Trinity, 4 Edw. II.
Estbourne and Suthie. A capital messuage, 66a. arable, a pasture, rents, &c., held of the king as of the honour of Laigle, now in the king’s hand, by serjeanty of keeping the outer (forinsecam) gate of the castle of Pevensey.
Hellingeleghe. A capital messuage, 58a. arable, 10a. meadow, 10a. marsh, rents, &c. held of Lady Margaret, queen of England, as of part of the said honour in her hand as dower, by service of doing suit by reason of the honour at every alternate county (court) of Sussex, and suit at the queen’s courts of Rip and Wyllindone; 25a. land called Brunemanneslond, held of John de Marmyon by service of 6s. yearly and doing suit at his court; and 20a. land held of William de Hodesdale by service of 12d. yearly.
Eleanor his sister, the wife of William de Frennyngeham, aged 30, and John, son of Joan another sister late the wife of William de Schodwell, aged 5, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (11.)
278. WILLIAM RUSSEL alias ROSSEL.
Writ (missing).
WILTS. Extent, 24 Feb. 4 Edw. II.
Estbedewynde. A capital messuage and 2 carucates land (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by serjeanty, service unknown.
La Knolle. A capital messuage, 120a. arable, a pasture, a grove of 8a., rents, &c. held of Sir Henry de Kobeham in socage, paying 4s. yearly and 11d. for assarts.
Theobald his son, aged 12, is his next heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Extent, Sunday after Ash Wednesday, 4 Edw. II.
Herdwyk. A moiety of the manor (full extent given), with the advowson of the church by turns, held of the king in chief for 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, age unknown.
BERKS. Extent, 15 March, 4 Edw. II.
Uptone. A fourth part of the manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 12.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 12 March, 4 Edw. II.
Durham. The manor (full extent given), held of the king in chief, together with other lands, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Auste. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 10a. meadow, rents, &c., held of the bishop of Worcester by service of 1/4 (?) knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 10 and more.
Extent or summary of the above lands, including also—
SOUTHAMPTON [; ISLE OF WIGHT]. Yoverlond. The manor, extended at 15l. 6 1/4d. yearly.
Wathe. The manor, extended at 12l. 9s. 3/4d. yearly.
SOMERSET. Horsington. Tenements in the manor, extended at 7l. 1d. yearly.
DORSET. Schireborne and Haselbere. Tenements within the manor of Hasebere, extended at 8l. 18s. 2d. yearly.
C. Edw. II. File 21. (12.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Cal. Pat. Rolls, Edw. II., pp. 56, 61, 65.