Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 24

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 24

301. DAVID DE FLETEWYK.
Writ, 27 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Augustine, 5 Edw. II.
Thorn Gumbaud in Holdernesse. A third part of a moiety of the manor, held, of the inheritance of Lora his wife, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Albemarle, by knight’s service, and doing suit at the wapentake of Holdernesse. He was not seised of any lands &c. in his demesne as of fee.
David his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (1.)
302. ISABEL LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN BYGOT, of Stoketon.
Writ, 12 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
YORK. Inq. Wednesday the day of St. Michael, 5 Edw. II.
Setringeton. Two parts of the manor with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by knight’s service, together with the reversion of the third part, for life by the gift of Roger Bygot, sometime earl of Norfolk and marshal of England; which manor ought to remain to John, son of John Bygot of Stokton, by the gift of the said earl.
John, son of John Bygot, aged 30 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (2.)
303. PETRONILLA DE BRULY, of Lodynton.
Writ, 20 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
WARWICK. Inq. 10 May, 5 Edw. II.
Lodynton and Dodwell. A moiety of a messuage, 60a. arable, 5a. meadow, 4 1/2 virgates land in villenage, a moiety of a water-mill, and a fishery, held of the earl of Warwick in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and 10s. yearly. She held no other lands, &c.
Nicholas de Bruly, aged 30 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (3.)
304. STEPHEN DE OUSTEWYK.
Writ, 26 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. taken at Hedon in Hold(erness), 3 March, 5 Edw. II.
Oustewyk. A plot of herbage in a croft, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Albemarle, by fealty and service of 1/2d. yearly.
Roger his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (4.)
305. ANDREW DE THUNDERLE.
Writ, 12 Oct. 5 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. Saturday after SS. Simon and Jude, 5 Edw. II.
Alesford. A messuage, 120a. arable, 1/2a. meadow, 9a. pasture, 140a. wood, 17s. 2 1/2d. rent of assize, a root (racinum) of ginger, a clove gillyflower, &c., held of the king in chief for 1/4 knight’s fee, and it owes suit at the court of the honour of Boulogne, and is charged with 5 marks yearly to William de Appelford for his life. He held no other lands, &c.
Philip de Thunderle, aged 22, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (5.)
306. JOHN SON OF JOHN DE RYVERS.
Writ, 12 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 17 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
Aungre. The hundred held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Aungre castle. 1a. land held by service of 4d. yearly, and doing fealty to the earl of Gloucester.
John his son, aged 5, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (6.)
307. JOHN SON OF JOHN DE RYVERS.
Writ to Roger de Wellesworth, escheator, to cause dower to be assigned to Ellen, late the wife of the said John, 12 Sept. 6 Edw. II.
E. Inq. P.M. File 7. (13.)
308. ANDREW MEEL.
Writ, 18 Oct. 5 Edw. II.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. 22 Oct. 5 Edw. II.
Westminster. 6 shops held of the king in chief by service of 2d. yearly at the king’s exchequer; and 2 marks quit-rent from a tenement held by Ralph de Ditton. He held no other lands, &c.
His sisters, Agnes Sparwe the wife of Geoffrey Godale, aged 60, Margaret Sparwe, aged 40, and Katherine Sparwe, aged 50, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (7.)
309. BERTHA (Berta) DE DOCWRA.
Writ, 6 March, 5 Edw. II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. 11 April, 5 Edw. II.
Hoton in the Forest. 34a. land, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, by service of rendering 7s. 4d. yearly by the hands of the sheriff. She held no other lands, &c.
Thomas de Dockewra her son, aged 40 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (8.)
310. MABEL DE SULLYE.
Writ, 1 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
LEICESTER. Inq. Thursday after St. George, 5 Edw. II.
Barewe on Sore. A fourth part of the manor, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Chester now in the king’s hand, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; but she demised the same to Philip de Burleye for his life, rendering 20l. yearly, with the king’s licence. She died seised of nothing else in the county.
Reymund de Sully her son, aged 40 and more, is her next heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Tuesday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 5 Edw. II.
Olnee. A fourth part of the manor, similarly held, and demised to the said Philip for life for the like rent. She died seised of nothing else in the county.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (9.)
311. RICHARD DE GOSEBEK.
Writ, 1 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Saturday after St. Nicholas, 5 Edw. II.
Gosebek. The manor with the advowson of the church, held of Alice late the wife of Roger le Bygod, sometime earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, for 2 knights’ fees assigned to her in dower by the king.
Brycthewell. A fishery with 15s. rent, held, together with the manor of Brychtwell which John Lampet and Beatrice his wife hold of the demise of the said Richard for the life of the said Beatrice, of Sir John de Polye and Mabel his wife by service of 60s. yearly.
Ralph his son, aged 13, is his next heir.
Writ de melius inquirendo, what other lands he held of which mention is not made above, 4 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 26 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Codenham. 94a. land, 15a. wood, 5a. meadow, 10a. pasture, and 40s. 9 1/2d. rent (full extent given with field names and names of tenants), held of Sir Robert de Ufford and Cecily his wife, as of her inheritance, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. He held nothing of the king in chief, nor any other lands besides those contained in the previous inquisition.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (10.)
312. JOHN DE LACU alias DE LAY, of Great Paxton.
Writ, 15 April, 5 Edw. II.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. 14 May, 5 Edw. II.
Great Paxton. Certain lands, &c., held of William de Lay by service of 6d. yearly; and certain other lands, held of Remigius de Meldyng in free socage by service of 1d. yearly.
John du Lay, his son, aged 24, is his next heir.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 12 May, 5 Edw. II.
Hokynton. A capital messuage, 50a. arable, 3a. meadow, rents, &c., held of Geoffrey de Burdeleye by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and a pair of gloves yearly.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (11.)
313. RICHARD DE SHUPTON alias DE SCUHPTON, DE SCHOUPTON.
Writ, 1 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
YORK. Inq. taken at York on Friday the morrow of St. Hilary, 5 Edw. II.
Thoraldthorp. 8 tofts and 16 bovates land, held of the manor of Butter-cramb of the heirs of John de Wake by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Robert his son, aged 9 1/2, is his next heir.
[YORK.] Inq. Wednesday the eve of the Epiphany, 5 Edw. II.
Thorpe by Kirkeby Malesart. A capital messuage, 49a. arable, and 30a. wood, held of Henry Beufiz, knight, and Cecily his wife, by service of 20s. 10d.; and a plot held of the abbot of Fountains by service of 12d.
Azerlawe. 16 1/2a. land held of John de Moubray by service of 6d. yearly.
Heir as above.
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the petition of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, showing that he holds the manor of Butercrambe for life by the grant of John de Wake, deceased, and that the wardship of the lands, &c., of the heir ought to pertain to him this time, 8 March, 5 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Saturday before St. Gregory the Pope, 5 Edw. II.
The bishop of Coventry and Lichfield holds the manor of Botercrambe for life by the grant of John Wake deceased, by reason whereof the wardship of the heir and lands, &c., of the said Richard, who died on Friday after the Translation of St. Thomas, 4 Edw. II, pertains to the bishop for this time.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (12.)
314. JOHN NYCOL, of Lyndwode.
Writ, 15 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 11 Jan. 5 Edw. II.
Lyndewod. A messuage, 36a. arable, and 6a. meadow, held of the king, as of the barony of Bayeux now in the king’s hand, rendering 12d. yearly.
William his son, aged 29 on the feast of St. Michael next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (13.)
315. ROBERT DE LATTHEBURY.
Writ, 6 Aug. 5 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 24 Aug. 5 Edw. II.
Weston Pynkeny alias Pygkenie. 6 marks rent from 4 virgates land, held of the king in chief by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
John de Latthebury his brother, is his next heir and of full age.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Friday after the Nativity of St. Mary, 5 Edw. II.
Embertone. A capital messuage, 12a. land, and 1a. meadow, held of Joan la Chaumberleyne by service of a thirtieth part of 1/2 knight’s fee, and suit at her court of Pethesho.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (14.)
316. JOHN SON OF THOMAS DE METHAM.
Writ, 18 May, 5 Edw. II.
[YORK; WEST RIDING.] Inq. taken at Pontefract on Saturday before St. William the Archbishop, 5 Edw. II.
He was not seised in his demesne as of fee of any lands, &c., in the West Riding, on the day he died.
Thomas his son, aged 12 at the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
DERBY. Inq. taken at Baselawe on Wednesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 5 Edw. II.
He was not seised of any lands, &c., in the county, on the day he died, except of the right and inheritance of Sibyl his wife.
Heir as above, aged 12.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. 1 June, 5 Edw. II.
Lindeby. A moiety, held by the said John and Sibyl his wife of the king in chief, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by service of a rent of a pilch of gris (pelicii de griseo) only at the king’s exchequer.
Willey. A messuage and 2 carucates land, jointly held of the king in chief, as above, by service of 10l. rent only at the king’s exchequer.
Heir as above, aged 12 and more.
[YORK;] EAST RIDING. Inq. Monday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 5 Edw. II.
Metham. The manor (extent given), held by the said John together with Sibyl his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the bishopric of Durham by fealty and service of rendering 21l. 16s. of free farm yearly.
Laxton. A toft, 50a. arable, and 72s. rent of assize, similarly held by homage and service of 70s. 2d. of free farm yearly, and doing suit at the bishop’s court of Houeden thrice yearly.
Belasise. A capital messuage and 60a. arable, similarly held of Thomas de Houke by fealty only.
Houeden. 34s. rent of assize similarly held of the prior of Fynkal by fealty and service of 20s. yearly.
Birsay. A messuage, 20a. meadow, and 40s. rent of assize, similarly held of John de Hothom by fealty only.
Heir as above, aged 13.
Writ to the escheator to take into safe custody the heir of the said John, whose marriage pertains to the king, 12 June, 5 Edw. II.
Endorsed with return, that the heir has been eloigned from place to place and cannot be found.
Inq. Tuesday after St. Laurence, 6 Edw. II.
In the life of the heir’s father, Sir Jordan de Metham took the heir to the manor of Belasise, and after the said John’s death by the command of Lady Sibyl late his wife, Thomas Verjon and John de Waghen eloigned him beyond the Humber, and after three weeks the said John de Waghen brought him back to the said Thomas, who delivered him to Sir William le Conestable who still detains him.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (15.)
317. JOAN DAUGHTER OF ELLEN DE CONYNGESHOLM, an idiot.
Writ, 25 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 22 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
Conigesholm and Germethorp. A toft, 15a. land, a holm of 1 1/2a., 8a. 1r. meadow, 3 1/2a. pasture, and 6s. rent, held of Thomas de Conigesholm by the foreign service pertaining to 1/4 bovate land, and by a yearly rent of 5s., and 3 small bushels of salt.
Somercotes. 14a. land held of John son of Ralph de Parva Carleton by foreign service, and 12d. yearly rent.
All which lands have been in the king’s hand for five years and more from the feast of St. Margaret last.
She died on Wednesday before the feast of St. Michael last.
Simon son of Robert de Coningesholm, aged 40 and more, is her kinsman and next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (16.)
318. JOHN PEVEREL.
Writ, 1 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 20 March, 5 Edw. II.
Westhaneghefud. A capital messuage, 73a. arable, 3a. meadow, and 4a. wood, held of the lands, &c. which were of the fee of the master and brethren of the knights of the Temple in England, now in the king’s hand, by service of 15s. to be paid yearly at the manor of Newewod; and 134a. arable, 6a. meadow, and 4s. 3d. rent of assize, held of Hugh de Veer by service of 24s. 3d. yearly rent, and suit at his court.
Hamo his son, aged 24, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (17.)
319. JOAN LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM DE WANETYNGE.
Writ, 28 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
BERKS. Inq. 10 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
La Wyke by Bokhampton. Certain lands &c. held for life, as of the purchase of William sometime her husband, to hold to them and to his true heirs, of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Lambourne. 8l. of land and rent held for life, by the joint enfeoffment of the said William, of John Tany, knight, with reversion to the said John and his heirs.
John son of the said William, aged 14, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (18.)
320. MABEL GRYMBAUD.
Writ, 20 Jan. 5 Edw. II.
LEICESTER. Inq. 8 March, 5 Edw. II.
Medburgne. 9s. 3d. rent (extent given with names of free tenants), held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of 1/20 knight’s fee.
Robert Grymbaud her son, aged 30 and more, is her next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. 6 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
Northwyme. The manor (extent given), held of Sir John de Hastyng’ by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 32 and more.
BEDFORD. Inq. 3 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
Bedenham alias Biddenham. A messuage, 5a. arable, and the advowson of the church, held of William Passelewe by service of 1/30 knight’s fee.
Chalvestern. 40a. arable, 2a. meadow, and 30s. 8d. rent of assize, held of William de Ros by service of 1/16 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (19.)
321. PETER DE BREWOSA.
Writ, 7 Feb. 5 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 7 March, 5 Edw. II.
Tettebury. The manor (extent given), held of William de Brewose by service of 1 knight’s fee.
The said Peter assigned the said manor to Agnes his wife at the church door, for the manors of Manyngford, co. Wilts, and Cheresworth and Seggewyke, co. Sussex, which Mary de Brewose holds for life. William de Brewosa, who gave the manor to the said Peter to hold to him and the heirs of his body, held it of the king in chief as parcel of his barony of Brembre.
Thomas his son, aged 10 at the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last, is his next heir.
Writ de melius inquirendo, of whom the manors of Manyngfeld, Cheresworth and Seggewyk are held &c., 20 March, 5 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 18 Kalends of May, 5 Edw. II.
Tettebury. The manor was held by the said Peter of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee. It is not parcel of the barony of Brembre.
WILTS. Inq. 22 April, 5 Edw. II.
Manyngeford Brewose. The manor is held of the earl of Hereford, pertaining to the constableship of England. Mary de Brewosa has it by the grant of Sir Peter de Brewosa as her dower in Tettebury and Manyngeford, by the death of Sir William de Brewosa sometime her husband. Sir Peter was seised of two parts of the manor on the day he married his wife Agnes.
SUSSEX. Inq. 2 May, 5 Edw. II.
Cheresworthe and Seggewyk. The manors are held of the barony of Brembre, except a tenth part of Seggewyk, which is held of the abbot of Fescaump. The said Peter was not seised of these manors on the day he married his wife Agnes, nor after, but the said Mary holds them in dower by the assignment of William de Brewosa.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (20.)
322. PETER DE BREWOSA.
Writ to the escheator to assign dower to Agnes late the wife of the said Peter, 18 May, 5 Edw. II.
E. Inq. P.M. File 7. (11.)
323. MAUD DE HOUBY.
Writ, 20 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
LEICESTER. Inq. 14 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
Medburgne. 18s. 6d. yearly rent, and suit of court, from free tenants, held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of 1/20 knight’s fee. She held no other lands &c.
Walter her son, aged 40 and more, is her next heir.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 13 Dec. 5 Edw. II.
Craneford. 27s. and 2 capons rent of assize of freemen from messuages and lands (extent given with names of tenants), and 20s. from 2 virgates land held in villenage, held of Theobald de Verdun by service of 1/4d. when scutage runs.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (21.)
324. MASTER JOHN DE BOWES alias DE BOGHIS.
Writ, 12 Nov. 5 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Tuesday the morrow of St. Nicholas, 5 Edw. II.
Stretford in Richem(und)scire. A capital messuage and 1 carucate land, held of Thomas de Richem(und), knight, by service of 1/12 knight’s fee.
William, son of Stephen de Bowes his elder brother, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
CUMBERLAND [and WESTMORELAND?]. Inq. taken at Carlisle on Sunday after St. Nicholas, 5 Edw. II.
Kirkelevington. A sixth part of the manor (extent given), including 17d. rent of assize in Astynby, held of the king in chief by service of 8s. yearly for cornage.
Blencarn. A moiety, held of Walter de Stirkeland by service of 15s. yearly for cornage.
Ulvesby. A messuage and 43 1/2a. land, held of the lords of the manor by service of 2s. 6d. for cornage, and 2s. 10d. for white farm yearly.
[Westmoreland?] Helton. 1 1/2a. land held of Sir Robert de Clifford, service unknown.
William de Boghis, aged 30 and more, is his kinsman and next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (22.)
325. ALAN DE PENNINGTON, THE ELDER.
Writ, 4 Dec. 5, Edw. II.
[CUMBERLAND.] Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Matthias, 5 Edw. II.
Carlisle. Two burgages held by the said Alan and Joan his wife of the late King Edward by service of 3d. yearly for ‘husgable.’ The said Alan died twenty years ago as the jury believe, and the said Joan held the said burgages as her own inheritance until the day of St. Luke, 3 Edw. II, when she died, after whose death Margery de Penyngton her daughter and heir, then aged 27, entered upon them according to the custom of the city and still holds them.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Friday the feast of St. Matthias, 5 Edw. II.
Cumbresdale. Two cottages and 8 bovates land, held of William de Karl(iol)o of his own inheritance by service of 1d. as free farm, and 3s. 8d. for cornage yearly.
Bochardby. 18a. land held by the said Alan and Joan, of the inheritance of the said Joan, of the late King Edward in chief by service of 6 1/2d. yearly for cornage.
The said Alan died twenty years ago and more; and Alan his son, then aged 6, was his heir of the said land of Cumbresdale, and Robert de Quyterig the elder, of whom the said William held the said land by service of 3s. 8d. yearly for cornage, had it in his wardship as wardship of wardship; and afterwards the said Alan the younger, having completed his lawful age, entered upon that land and held it until the day of St. Katherine, 2 Edw. II, when he was slain in Scotland, and Margery de Penyngton his sister, then aged 26 and more, entered upon the same and still holds it. As for the land of Bochardby, the said Joan held it from the death of her husband as her own inheritance, until the feast of St. Luke, 3 Edw. II, when she died, after whose death the said Margery her daughter and next heir entered upon it without the king’s licence, and still holds it.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (23.)
326. MILES SON OF PHILIP DE HASTINGGES.
Writ, 1 Sept. 5 Edw. II.
BUCKINGHAM. Extent, Friday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 5 Edw. II.
Stoke Goldinton. A capital messuage, 80a. arable, 8a. meadow, 6a. pasture, 40a. wood, rents, &c., held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Peverel, by service of a moiety of three parts of 1 knight’s fee, doing suit at the court of Peverel. He held no other lands, &c.
Giles, son of Giles Revel and Isabel his wife sister of the said Miles, and Alice de Furneaux, and Margery the wife of Roger le Botiller, his sisters, each aged 30 and more, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 24. (24.)