Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 28

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 28

360. RICHARD SON OF RALPH BLOIOU.
Writ, 4 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. 6 April, 6 Edw. II.
Cambron. 1/2a. land held of the heir of William Basset, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 2s. yearly.
Trevynyel (?). 3s. yearly rent held of Richard de Hywysch by knight’s service.
Ralph son of Alan Bloyou, who is in the king’s wardship, aged 13, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (1.)
361. JOHN DE FROWYK alias DE FROTHEWIC.
Writ, 8 June, 6 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 16 June, 6 Edw. II.
Frothewic, Chiche Ridel, Crustwic, and Earl’s Chiche. A messuage and 2 carucates land, held of the heirs of Ralph de Sancta Ositha in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Lawrence his son, aged 15, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (2.)
362. WILLIAM INGAYN of Aston.
Writ, 14 March, 6 Edw. II.
HEREFORD. Inq. Saturday before St. George, 6 Edw. II.
Aston. The manor held for life, by the demise of Richard son of Richard de Esebache, of John Gyffard of Weston Underegge by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Hawis le Archere his wife was jointly enfeoffed in the said manor, to herself, her son Simon, and the heirs of his body.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (3.)
363. MARGARET COUNTESS OF CORNWALL, deceased.
Writ of certiorari, 16 Sept. 6 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Extent of lands &c. held in dower of the king’s inheritance, Saturday the morrow of St. Michael, 6 Edw. II.
Clopton. A capital messuage, 6l. rent of assize, customs, &c., a wind-mill, 7a. wood, 1/2a. meadow, a pasture, and 100a. arable.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (4.)
364. SIMON SON OF GEOFFREY DE HACTHORN.
Writ, 25 Aug. 6 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday after St. Andrew, 6 Edw. II.
Hackthorn. 6 bovates land and 6s. yearly rent, held of Robert Martell of Kelingholm by service of three parts of 1 knight’s fee.
Herpeswell. 3 tofts and 3 bovates land, held of the said Robert by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Geoffrey his son, aged 20 at the feast of St. Luke last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (5.)
365. ROBERT CAUCE.
Writ, 30 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. taken at Hedon on Thursday the feast of St. Thomas, 6 Edw. II.
[Hedon.] A messuage, 2 tofts, and 4 bovates land, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Albemarle, by service that he, with a certain companion, shall be the king’s falconer, and shall be in the king’s court with three horses at the king’s livery (liberacionem), according to the feoffment of William, earl of Albemarle.
Robert his son, aged 27, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (6.)
366. ROBERT DE PRAERS alias DE PRAIERIS, THE ELDER.
Writ, 25 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
CHESTER. Inq. Wednesday, the feast of St. Lucy, 6 Edw. II.
Badylegh, Merebury, Weston, Stapilegh, Hogh, and Upton. The manors, and a third part of the manor of Schorleton, held of the heir of Urian de Sancto Petro (who is in the king’s wardship) in chief, by service of 3 knights’ fees for reliefs, but only 1 knight’s fee in time of war, viz.—for forty days at his own charges with a horseman and a barded horse between Lyme and Cloyit, according to the custom of the country (patria) of Chester.
Pulton Lancelyn. A messuage and 1 bovate land, held of William Lancelyn by service of 1/2d. yearly.
William his son, aged 32 on the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (7.)
367. DAVID DE CAWODE.
Writ, 4 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. 20 March, 6 Edw. II.
Cawod. A third part of the town (extent given), held of the king in chief by serjeanty of keeping the forest of Langwath between Ouse and Derewent.
John de Cawod, aged 19, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (8.)
368. ROGER SON OF JOHN DE SHIRYNGTON.
Writ, 31 May, 6 Edw. II.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 7 June, 6 Edw. II.
Schrington. A third part of the manor, held for life of the king in chief, by service of a third part of 2 knights’ fees, by the demise of Martin de Caroun, whose son Roger afterwards quit-claimed the same for ever to the said Roger son of John and his heirs, who made fine for 10l. for the same before the barons of the exchequer at York, 26 Edw. I.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Robert his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (9.)
369. JOHN RIDEL.
Writ, 10 Dec. 6 Edw. II. (defective.)
……….. (undated fragment.)
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at St. Neots, 23 Dec. 6 Edw. II. (defective.)
( (fn. 1) Abbodesle?) A messuage, ….. a. (land, rents), &c., held of [John] de Brittannia, earl of Richemund, as of the honour of Huntington, for 1/2 (knight’s) fee (and suit at the court) of the honour monthly.
The said John died without heir ( (fn. 1) of his body (?) and the inheritance belongs) to Maud, the wife of Henry Tilly, daughter and heir of Thomas de Faldyngworth, ……….. of Ralph Ridel father of the said John, aged 24, as kinswoman of the said Ralph.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (10.)
370. WALTER DE SANCTA MARGARETA of Bodmin.
Writ, 19 March, 6 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. 28 March, 6 Edw. II.
Cabilia. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Lanceveton, in socage, rendering a cape of gris (capam de grisanto) worth 16d. to the earl or lord of Cornwall, whenever he shall cross the bridge of Poulston towards Cornwall.
Bodmin. A house held of the prior of Bodmin by service of rendering 1 1/2d. yearly.
Adam his son, aged 40, is his next heir.
C. Edw II. File 28. (11.)
371. WALTER DE CORNUBIA.
Writ, 20 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. made at Lostwythyel 12 March, 6 Edw. II.
Branel. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief in socage, by service of rendering 5s. yearly to the sheriff of Cornwall for the king’s use.
William his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (12.)
372. WILLIAM DE BLIBURGH.
Writ, 12 March, 6 Edw. II.
KENT. Inq. made at Bromlegh on Sunday, 18 March, 6 Edw. II.
Bromlygh. A messuage, 2a. garden, 1 1/2a. wood, 3a. 3r. meadow, 26a. arable, and 3a. alder-wood, held of the bishop of Rochester by service of rendering 5s. yearly and suit of court.
Hese. 4 1/2a. pasture held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, by service of rendering 1 1/2d. yearly.
Beghenham. 2a. wood and 20a. arable, held of Maurice le Brun by service of rendering 5s. 4d. yearly.
Agnes de Blyburgh, aged 35, the wife of Richard de Donlee, and daughter of Amy (Amie) sister of the said William, is his next heir; the jury know not of any co-heirs.
SURREY. Inq. Saturday after Holy Trinity, 6 Edw. II.
Rutherhuthe. A messuage with 2 gardens, and 15a. 1r. land, held of the prior of Bermondeseie by service of 8s. yearly.
Hacchesham. 5a. land held of Roger Bavent, service unknown.
(Unspecified.) 1/2 mark rent of assize received yearly from John de la Barre.
Agnes the wife of Richard de Donleghe, aged 31, is his next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday the eve of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 6 Edw. II.
Bliburgh. A void place held of the king, as of the manor of Wylughton now in the king’s hand which was of the Templars, by service of 2d. yearly; a messuage and 4 bovates land, held of Elizabeth daughter and heir of Roger de Scotre, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 2s. yearly; a grange and 3 bovates land, and a ruined wind-mill, held of Warin de Bassingburn by foreign service; 2s. yearly rent from a tenement which Peter Westyby holds, held of Gilbert Caus by service of a pair of gloves yearly.
Imania his aunt, aged 50, whom William de Deping married; Agnes, the wife of Richard de Dunle, aged 40, daughter of Emma another aunt; and Nicholas de Dunom, aged 22, son of Alice daughter of the same Emma, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (13.)
373. JOHN AP ADAM.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Miles de Rodbergh and Maud his wife, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand a mill and lands in Tudenham in the liberty of Strogoill, held by the said John of them by knight’s service, the wardship whereof pertains to them, 3 Sept. 6 Edw. II.
[GLOUCESTER.] Inq. 19 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Tudenham within the liberty of Strogoil. A mill, 110a. land, 3a. meadow, and 6a. wood, were held by the said John of the said Miles and Maud by service of 1/3 knight’s fee (and not of the king in chief).
The constable of the king’s castle of Storguyl and Ralph de Monte Hermeri (to whom the king had sold the wardship of the said John’s heir) were warned but came not.
Similar writ, 1 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 28 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Tudenham. To the same effect as the above.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (14.)
374. JOHN SON OF ROGER DE BOSCO, an idiot, deceased.
Writ, 13 Feb. 6 Edward II.
SURREY. Inq. Tuesday before St. Peter in Cathedra, 6 Edw. II.
Colesdone. A messuage, 60a. land, and 15a. wood, held of Peter ate Wode by service of 13s. 4d. yearly, came into the king’s hand through the idiocy of the said John.
Lucy his sister, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (15.)
375. AGNES DE NANS.
Writ of certiorari on the petition of William de Trethewy seeking delivery of the lands, &c. of the said Agnes as her next heir, 3 April, 6 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. Thursday the morrow of St. Mark, 6 Edw. II.
Nans. A messuage and 2 ferlings of land, which were taken into the hand of Peter de Gavastone, late earl of Cornwall, on the death of the said Agnes, and by reason of the death of the said earl came to the king’s hands, are held of the king in chief in socage by service of 16d. yearly rent, and suit at the king’s court of Moresk.
William de Trethewy her son, aged 40, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (16.)
376. AGNES DE PATESHULL.
Writ, 10 Jan. 6 Edw. II.
BEDFORD. Inq. 24 Jan. 6 Edw. II.
Bletnesho. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, jointly held for life by John de Pabenham the younger and the said Agnes, of the grant and inheritance of Simon son and heir of John de Pateshull, of Sir John de Munbray in chief of the barony of Bedeford, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
John son of Simon de Pateshull, aged 20 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (17.)
377. ROBERT LE CHAUMBERLEIN alias LE CHAUMBERLAYN.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Petronilla, late the wife of the said Robert, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Drax of which she was enfeoffed jointly with her said husband, 8 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Saturday after St. Luke, 6 Edw. II.
Drax in the wapentake of Barston. The manor, with a windmill, was held jointly by the said Robert and Petronilla, by the enfeoffment of John Lutrel with the late king’s licence, of the king in chief by service of 3s. yearly.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (18.)
378. PETRONILLA, LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT LE CHAUMBERLEYN.
Writ of amotus, 5 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
YORK. Inq. Tuesday before St. Peter in Cathedra, 6 Edw. II.
Drax. The manor held of the king in chief, by 1/2 mark for foreign service, and by wardship and marriage when it shall happen. She held nothing of others.
John le Chaumberleyne her son, aged 11 at the feast of St. Margaret last, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (19.)
379. PHILIP SERLE.
Writ, 3 May, 6 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 23 May, 6 Edw. II.
Pritelwelle. A capital messuage and 120a. arable, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Reyleygh, by service of 1/6 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the barony (court) of Reylegh; and 8a. land held of the prior of Pritelwelle, by service of 12d. yearly, and doing suit at the prior’s court.
Richard his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (20.)
380. JOHN DE MENDHAM.
Writ, 25 Jan. 6 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 24 March, 6 Edw. II.
Mendham. A messuage, 80a. land, 4a. meadow, 2a. pasture, and 18s. rent, held of Richard Foliet, by knight’s service.
John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. 7 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Wyverton. A capital messuage and 4 1/2 bovates arable, and 9s. 10d. yearly rent of free tenants in Coleston and Berneston, held of the king in chief, as of the fee of Peverel, by service of a third part of 1/5 knight’s fee; and a messuage and 1 bovate land in demesne, held of Ralph Basset of Drayton in chief by service of scutage when it runs.
Heir, as above, aged 28.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (21.)
381. ADAM DE LYOUNS of Asshton.
Writ, 12 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 6 March, Edw. II.
Assheton. A moiety of a messuage, 54a. arable in demesne, 10a. meadow, a wind-mill, 22s. 6d. rent of assize, &c. held of the king in chief by service of 1/6 knight’s fee, as of the fee sometime of Alexander de Alneto.
Thomas de Lyons his brother, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (22.)
382. RICHARD DE WAUMFORD alias DE WAMFORDE.
Writ [15 July, 6 Edw. II.] (missing).
CORNWALL. Inq. 30 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Efford. The manor (extent given), held jointly by the said Richard and Lucy his wife, of the gift of Mauger le Graunt by a fine levied in the king’s court, of Peter de Gavaston, late earl of Cornwall, for 1/2 knight’s fee of Mortain, as of the honour of Launseton, by service of preparing half a battlement (curnell’) in time of war, worth 1d., and by service of finding a bedel in the hundred of Stratton to serve the king and the said earl.
Thomas his son, aged 17, is his next heir.
DEVON. Inq. 27 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Whiteleye. The manor (extent given), held of Emery de la S[ouch] in socage, by service of 10s. yearly rent.
Blaketor. The hundred, held of the said Emery la Souch by knight’s service, rendering 13s. 4d. yearly.
Radeuerne. 1 ferling of land held of Robert de Bonevile by service of 1/21 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (23.)
383. ADAM DE STOCK alias STOKKE.
Writ, 26 Jan. 6 Edw. II.
WILTS. Inq. 16 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Rusteshale. The manor held by the said Adam and Jeva his wife, by the demise of Roger la Warre to them and the heirs of the said Adam, of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Stokke. The manor held by the said Adam and Jeva and Patrick their son, by the demise of Thomas de Sancto Vigore to them and the heirs of the said Adam, of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Roger his son, aged 18 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (24.)
384. INGELRAM BELET.
Writ, 3 April, 6 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 13 May, 6 Edw. II.
Sheulaunde and Elmeswelle. A messuage and 120a. arable, held of the abbot of St. Edmund’s by socage and service of 4s. 5 1/2d. yearly.
Boxhale. A messuage and 80a. land, held of Roger Esturmy by service of 15d. yearly; 10s. rent held of Ralph Schal [is] by service of 20d. yearly; 44a. land and 6a. wood, held of William Bardouf by service of 4s. 1 1/2d. yearly; and 12a. land held of William ate Cherche by service of 8 3/4d. yearly.
Hawele. 20a. land held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Boulogne now in the king’s hand, by service of making the summonses and attachments as of that honour, pertaining to the court of Hawele now in the king’s hand.
All which tenements he held of the gift of Robert Bardouf in free marriage to him and Avice his wife and the heirs of their bodies.
Robert, son of the said Ingelram and Avice, aged 18, is his next heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. 19 June, 6 Edw. II.
Bitchamwell. The manor, and lands, &c. in Wirham and Crimplesham worth 100s. yearly, held of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the earl’s court at Clare.
Marham. Certain lands, &c. worth 10l. yearly, held jointly by the said Ingelram and Lora his wife, of the gift of William Belet by fine levied in the king’s court, of John de Bekeswell by service of a pair of gloves, and of other lords by divers services.
Geyton. A market held of William de Bovill, service unknown.
Heir as above, aged 17 and more.
Mandate from the escheator to the sub-escheator in Suffolk, reciting the above writ and commanding him to execute the same without delay, and because the said Ingelram held certain land in his bailiwick by service of making attachments &c. at the king’s court of Haulegh, by reason whereof the wardship of all his lands ought to pertain to the king, he is to carry it so circumspectly in taking the inquisition that the king may have what pertains to him. (undated.)
SUFFOLK. Inq. Thursday before St. Michael, 7 Edw. II.
Hawele. 20a. land called Wodecokescroft, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Hawele, by service of making the summonses and attachments in the court of the said honour.
Schellond and Elmeswell. A messuage and 74a. land, held of the abbot of St. Edmund’s, by service of 4s. 5 1/2d. yearly.
Scheulond. 44a. land and 6a. wood, held of William Bardouf by service of 4s. 1 1/2d. yearly; 12a. land held of William de Ecclesia by service of 8 1/2d. yearly; and 12a. land held of Peter le Taylour by service of 2s. 2d. yearly.
Buxhal. A messuage and 100a. land, held of Roger Esturmy by service of 15d. yearly; and 10d. rent held of Ralph de Schalis by service of 19d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 18.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (25.)
385. WILLIAM ATTE WATRE alias ATE WATERE of Ikford.
Writ, 2 June, 6 Edw. I.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 16 June, 6 Edw. II.
Ikforde. A messuage, 2 virgates land, 10a. meadow, a pasture, rents, a fishery, &c. held in chief of the abbot and convent of Gresteyn by service of 1/2 knight’s fee; and 1 1/2a. land, 7 1/4d. yearly rent, and a fishery, held of William son of John de Appelton by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; all which lands the said William on the feast of St. Michael, 3 Edw. II, voluntarily charged with 6d. yearly rent to Peter de Gavaston, late earl of Cornwall, and his heirs, after whose death the king was seised thereof.
John his son, aged 18 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (26.)
386. MABEL (Amabilla, Anabilla) LONDREY alias LOUNDRE.
Writ, 8 Sept. 6 Edw. II.
[CARMARTHEN.] Inq. 27 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Landoveroi. The manor held of the king in chief by homage and service of 1 knight’s fee, viz.—an armed man with a barded horse or four footmen according to the custom of those parts, for three days at his own charges at the summons of the king’s bailiffs of Kermerdyn whenever necessary, and doing suit at the county (court) of Kermerdyn; and all his tenants ought to come with their lord or his bailiff for three days at their own charges when required, to accompany the lord of Kermerdyn to war (in expedicionem domini de Kermerdyn).
Castel Toch. 1/2 knight’s fee held of Guy de Bryona by homage and knight’s service and suit at his court of Talacherne.
Clogeuran. 1 carucate land held of Sir Morgan ap Mereduth by service of 12d. or a sparrowhawk yearly.
Philip Londre her son, aged 55, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (27.)
387. WILLIAM BAXMAN of Grafton.
Writ, 16 Dec. 6 Edw. II.
WILTS. Inq. 20 Dec. 6 Edw. II.
Graftone. A messuage and 1 carucate land, held of the king in chief by service of 6d. yearly at the castle of Salisbury, and by service of finding a horse for carrying two packs (bulgeas) with the king’s wine when he shall come to take venison in the forests of Savernake and Chut’, and the said William shall be at the king’s charges whilst on that service.
John de Holte, son of Avice, daughter of the said William, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 28. (28.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Calendar of Close Rolls 1307-1313; p. 508.