Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 30

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 30

399. ALICE DE BEAUCHAMP alias DE BELLO CAMPO, DE BEUCHAMP.
Writ, 20 July, 6 Edw. II.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Friday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 6 Edw. II.
Sandresdon. A third part of two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Wallyngford, by service of 1/6 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the court of Wallyngford; and 4a. land held as of the honour of Leycester by service of 14d. yearly.
Drayton Beuchamp. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of John de Wolvertone by service of 1/4 knight’s fee and 2s. 6d. yearly.
Elizabeth her sister, the wife of Ralph de Wedone, aged 24 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (1.)
400. ROBERT LE HARPOUR alias LE HARPUR, of Cestreton.
Writ, 30 Sept. 6 Edw. II.
WARWICK. Inq. 10 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
Cestreton. A capital messuage and 3 virgates land (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight’s service; 60a. land, a common pasture, 3a. meadow, and 44s. 6d. rent of free tenants, held of Geoffrey Eodde by service of 20s. yearly; a plot of meadow held of the heir of Eustace de la Hach’ by service of 2s. 6d. yearly; and 3 cottages held of the master of the Hospital (of St. John) of Jerusalem by service of 8d.
John his son, aged 3, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (2.)
401. ROBERT LE HARPOUR.
Writ to Roger de Wellesworth, escheator, having received her oath not to marry without the king’s licence, to cause dower to be assigned to Isabel, late the wife of the said Robert, 20 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
E. Inq. P.M. File 7. (14.)
402. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF GREGORY HAUCKE alias AUK.
Writ of amotus, 8 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 21 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
Morton and Harmethorp. 7a. wood and 4s. 8d. yearly rent, held of Thomas son and heir of John Wake, who is in the king’s wardship, by virtue of a feoffment which Hugh son of Baldwin Wake, ancestor of the said Thomas, made to Alfred the chamberlain of Brunne, ancestor of the said Maud, by service of 1/40 knight’s fee; which Hugh held the same by exchange from Joice Russell of Wyk, one of the heirs of Ralph de Morton, who held them, with other lands, &c. in Morton and Scaupewyk, of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Brunne. A capital messuage, 70a. land, 20a. meadow, a wood, and 60s. yearly rent, &c. held of the heir of John Wake, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/20 knight’s fee; and there are in yearly rent to the said heir of Wake 3s. 4d., and to the abbot of Brunne 6s. 3d.
Morton. 29s. yearly rent held of the said heir by knight’s service.
Thurleby. 8a. arable, 30a. land and pasture, and 17s. yearly rent, held of William le Wasteneys by knight’s service.
William, son of Gregory Auk, aged 28 and more, is her son and next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (3.)
403. WALTER DE HUNTERCOMBE alias DE HONTRECOMBE.
Writ, 14 May, 6 Edw. II.
BEDFORD. Inq. 19 June, 6 Edw. II.
Wrastlingwurth. The manor held jointly with Ellen his wife, of the enfeoffment of the said Walter to Alan de Belforde, chaplain, who re-enfeoffed the said Walter and Ellen, by fine made in the king’s court, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the king in chief, service unspecified.
OXFORD. Inq. Friday after St. John the Baptist, 6 Edw. II.
Newenham. The manor (extent given), including a fishery in the Thames, jointly held, as above, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Walyngford, now in the king’s hand, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and suit at the court of the honour of Walyngford; and the abbot of Radyng receives 5 marks yearly from the said manor.
Huntercombe. The manor (extent given), including a park and foreign wood, held of the bishop of Carlisle by service of 1lb. of frankincense yearly.
Nicholas Neubaud, son of Gunnora sister of the said Walter and wife of Richard de Newebaud, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 22 June, 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Barenton. The manor (full extent given), including ‘wardpanis’ and ‘slayrethirpanis,’ with the advowson of the church, held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice sometime his wife, daughter of Hugh de Bolbek, of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
John de Lancastre her kinsman, aged 40 and more, is next heir of the said Alice of the said tenement.
Heir of the said Walter as above.
Writ, 14 May, 6 Edw. II. with duplicate and triplicate of the same.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Friday after St. Botulph, 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
A moiety of the barony of Muschaunz, viz.—a moiety of the manor of Wollouer, except the advowsons of the churches, held of the king in chief by homage and fealty, by suit at the county (court) of Northumberland, and by service of 2 knights’ fees.
Chevelingham. The manor held of the barony of Vescy.
Heir, Nicholas de Neubald, as above, aged 28.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul, 6 Edw. II.
A moiety of the barony of Muscamp, viz.—a moiety of the manor of Wollouere, excepting a moiety of the manor of Belford, held of the king in chief by homage and fealty, and service of 2 knights’ fees.
Chevelyngham. The manor held of the barony of Vesci by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 28.
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Ralph son of William that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand a moiety of a fourth part of the manors of Angerton, Hertburn, &c. which the said Walter de Huntercumb held for life only of the inheritance of John de Yeland, and which ought to remain to the said Ralph and his heirs, 23 May, 6 Edw. II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Sunday after St. Barnabas, 6 Edw. II.
Angirton, Hertbourn, Dodyngton, Nesbyt, Hedun, Stiford, Spiriden, Netton, Rydding, Merchenley, Bromhale, Shelford, Thornburgk, Sotle, Blackhedreley, Birkynside, Waskreley and Neubiggyng. A moiety of a fourth part of the manors, held for life only of the inheritance of John de Yeland, by virtue of a fine levied in the king’s court whereby after the said Walter’s decease the same ought to remain to Ralph son of William and his heirs, of the king in chief by homage, scutage and fealty, and by service of an eighth part of 2 knights’ fees. The said Walter did fealty in the king’s court to the said Ralph for the said tenements.
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Ellen late the wife of the said Walter that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand a moiety of the manor of Belford, except 4 messuages, 100a. land, &c. whereof she was enfeoffed jointly with her husband, 6 June, 6 Edw. II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul, 6 Edw. II.
Belford. The said Ellen was enfeoffed jointly with the said Walter of a moiety of the manor, except 4 messuages, 100a. land, 2a. meadow, and 200a. wood, which is of a moiety of the barony of Muscamp, by the enfeoffment of the said Walter to Alan le Chapelayn of Belford, who re-enfeoffed the said Walter and Ellen by fine levied in the king’s court, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Walter, of the king by the services due.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Wednesday the feast of St. James, 7 Edw. II.
A moiety of the barony of Muscamp (Musco Campo), viz.—a moiety of the manors of Wollore and Louwyk, held of the king in chief by service of 2 knights’ fees.
Beleford and Yesyngton. A moiety of the manors held of the same moiety of the said barony, of which moiety of the manors Alice (sic) late the wife of the said Walter is tenant as jointly enfeoffed, for her part of the service aforesaid.
Chevelyngham. The manor held of the barony of Alnewyk by service of 2 knights’ fees.
Heir as above, aged 26 and more.
A fourth part of the barony of Bollebek, viz.—a fourth part of the manors of Stiford, Schotley, Heddon on the Wall (super Murum), Angreton and Dodyngton, held by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice sometime his wife, daughter and one of the heirs of Hugh de Bollebek, of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of 3 knights’ fees.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn Ralph son of William, to whom the king has commanded a moiety of a fourth part of the manors of Angirton, &c., as above, to be delivered, by virtue of a fine levied in the king’s court between the said Ralph and John de Yeland, to come before the king and council in Parliament on Monday after St. Matthew next, to receive what the court shall adjudge upon the claim of John de Lancastre, kinsman and heir of Alice, late the wife of the said Walter, asserting that the said Walter held the same moiety by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of the said Alice, and that the said moiety ought to remain to him, notwithstanding the said fine, and also the fourth part of the barony of Bollebek, which the said Walter similarly held of the same inheritance, 4 Aug. 7 Edw. II.
Writ de melius inquirendo because no mention is made in the above inquisition who is the next heir of the said Alice of the fourth part of the barony of Ballobek, 5 Aug. 7 Edw. II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Saturday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 7 Edw. II.
Bolbek. A fourth part of the barony, held as abovesaid.
John de Lancastre, son of Philippa daughter of Hugh de Bolbek and sister of the said Alice, aged 40 and more, is kinsman and next heir of the said Alice. The said Philippa is dead.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. 6 Oct. 7 Edw. II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Wednesday after St. Hilary, 7 Edw. II.
Ford, Crukum and Cymerston. The manor held by Sir Roger Hayron by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Bayrmor. The manor held by Sir William de Musco Campo by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Dychent. The manor held by John son of William de Dichent by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Ulcestre. The manor held by Robert de Ulcestre by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Warenford. 1/8 knight’s fee held by Sir Robert de Loker.
Unthang. The manor held by Thomas de Rock by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Wlhouer [alias Wolheuer]. 1/20 knight’s fee held by William Dring.
Extent or summary of the above fees.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (4.)
404. WILLIAM DB HERTLEYE.
Writ, 5 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
DORSET. Inq. 12 March, 6 Edw. II.
Hertleye. A capital messuage, 70a. arable, a pasture, 60s. 6d. rents, &c., with housebote and haybote in the demesne wood at Lydeneholte in Blakemore, and a (tree) trunk at Christmas, held of the king in chief, as of the manor of Fordynton, pertaining to the earldom of Cornwall now in the king’s hand, in socage by service of 30s. yearly.
Morzete. A capital messuage, 30a. arable, 2a. meadow, and 5s. 6d. rent, held of the abbot of Schyreborn in socage by service of 5s. yearly.
William his son, aged 9 on the feast of the Annunciation next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (5.)
405. WILLIAM DE LACHYNDON.
Writ, 24 Feb. 6 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 17 March, 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Lachyndon. A messuage, 120a. arable, 3a. meadow, 6a. pasture, and 11s. 7d. rent of assize, held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee, 10s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Dover, and doing suit at the court of the honour of Hagenete; and 80a. marsh held of the abbess of Berkyngge by service of a (clove) gillyflower.
Hugh de Lachyndon his brother, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
Memorandum by the escheator. He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (6.)
406. JOHN DE ASSHELOND.
Writ, 16 July, 6 Edw. II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 5 Aug. 6 Edw. II. (defective.)
Meryet manor. A messuage, 5a. meadow, and 30a. arable, held of the heirs of John de Meryet, who are in the king’s wardship, by service of 6d. and 1lb. cummin; which manor the king committed to Ingelram Berenger until the lawful age of the heirs.
Asschlonde. 1 virgate land, &c. (extent given), including a capital messuage, held of John de Meryet of Hestercomb by knight’s service, viz.—rendering a sparrow-hawk or 2s. yearly; and this virgate is the oldest part (est prioritas) of all his inheritance.
Schepton Beauchamp. 1 virgate land (extent given), held of John de Bello Campo by service of two pairs of gilt spurs, or 18d. yearly.
Stokelynch. 27a. land and 3a. meadow, held of the same John by service of 1/4lb. of pepper.
Athelardeston and Bradeweye. 1 carucate land (extent given), including a capital messuage, held of John le Waleys by service of 53s. 4d. yearly.
William, his son, aged 12 on the feast of St. Margaret last, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari concerning the tenure of the lands, &c. in Athelardeston and Bradeweye, and elsewhere, the king being given to understand that the said John held a moiety of the town of Athelardeston of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and that the wardship of all his lands ought to pertain to the king, 4 April, 6 Edw. II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 21 July, 8 (sic) Edw. II. (defective.)
Asshlonde. A messuage and 40a. arable, held of John de Meriet of Hestercombe by knight’s service.
Meriet. A messuage, 30a. arable, and 1/2a. 1r. meadow, held of the heirs of Joan Bisshop, as appears by a fine levied in the king’s court at Salop, 11 Edw. I, by service of a clove gillyflower yearly, and doing 1lb. cummin for the said heirs to the lords of Meriet.
Schepton Beauchamp. A messuage, 1 virgate arable, 2a. meadow, and 5 cottages, held of John de Beauchamp by service of two pairs of gilt spurs or 18d. yearly.
Stokelynch. 24a. arable and 4a. (meadow?), held of John de Bellocampo by service of 1/4lb. pepper yearly; and 6a. land …… Ralph de Stokelinche by service of a clove gillyflower yearly.
Athelardeston and Bradeweye. A messuage, 1 carucate land, a mill, …….. free tenants and 10 villeins, held of John le Walsche ……….. rent of 4 marks yearly.
He held nothing of the king in chief in the county.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (7.)
407. JULIANA DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS AGILLON.
Writ, 7 Sept. 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
SUSSEX. Inq. made at Cicestre on Sunday ……. 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
[Nutburn. The manor] which is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Juliana, held of the heirs of Robert, son of Robert de Tateshale, by service of 1 knight’s fee, which manor is in the king’s hand by the death of Eleanor Aguillon who held it for life of the inheritance of the said Juliana, and died whilst the knights’ fees ………… between the coheirs …….. in the king’s hand.
Thornye. A messuage and 1 carucate land.
Chudeh … A messuage and 40a. land.
All held of the bishop (of Chichester?) by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Richard Jeudewyne her kinsman, aged …., is her heir for one moiety, and Maud the wife of Henry de Bulkestrode, aged 30, and Nicholas, son of Isabel de Chedeney, aged 16, are her heirs for the other moiety.
Writ de melius inquirendo concerning the heirs of the said Juliana, it having been shown on the part of William Whiteman and Sarra his wife, that the said Sarra is her next heir, 3 Oct. 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Return from [the escheator] accompanying the (following) inquisition. (undated.)
SUSSEX. Inq. Monday after All Saints, 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Richard de Weston, son of Cecily, daughter of Agatha a sister of William Aguilon, grandfather of the said Juliana; Richard Joudewyne, son of Maud another sister of the said William; and Maud, the wife of Henry Bolkestrode, daughter of Gregory de Cheny, son of Mabel a third sister of the said William, and Nicholas de Chedny [alias de Chenny], son of [Isabel] another daughter of the said Gregory; are next heirs of the said Juliana who died without heir of herself; viz.—Richard de Weston, aged 40, of a third part; Richard Jeudewyne, aged 50, of a third part; and the said Maud, aged …., and Nicholas, aged 16, of a third part. Sarra, the wife of William Wyteman, is not heir of the said Juliana, for John Aguylon, brother of the said William, whom she asserts to be her father, died without heir of himself.
[SUSSEX.]
Pourparties of the manor of Nutborn, of the said Richard de Weston, Richard Joudewyn, Henry de Bulkestrode and Maud his wife, and Nicholas de Chedny, made by the escheator on Friday after St. Lucy, 6 Edw. II.
Full extents given with names of tenants, including lands in Churchefeld, Westyton, Heylegh, Longcroft, Knelle, Harfrith, Lyfeld, Tewlylond, Estbrokesfeld, and Middelfeld.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (8.)
408. NICHOLAS SON OF RALPH.
Writ, 25 Dec. 6 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 10 Jan. 6 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Hulle by Berkeleghe. A messuage, 120a. arable, 15a. meadow, 6a. pasture, 50a. wood, rents, &c.
Nymdesfelde. A messuage, 100a. arable, … a. pasture, a wood, rents &c.
All held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 22 on the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir.
Memorandum by the escheator. He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (9.)
409. JOHN DE FRIVILL alias DE FREVYLE.
Writ. 6 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. dated at Caveham, 20 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
Thodeham. The manor, held jointly by the said John and Eleanor his wife of Sir Aymer de Valence by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Richard de Frevyle, aged 14, is his next heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Mundene Frivill on Tuesday before St. Luke, 6 Edw. II.
Mundene [alias Mondene]. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, was given by David de Frivill to the said John and Eleanor and the heirs of the said John, by fine levied in the king’s court, and is held, not of the king in chief, but of the manor of Wodhull by service of 1 knight’s fee, and 9s. yearly.
Heir, Richard his son, as above.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 17 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Caxtone. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by part of a barony.
Wrottyng. The manor (extent given), held with Eleanor his wife, by the gift of Richard de Frivile, father of the said John, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the king in chief; which manors of Caxtone and Wrottyng, with part of the manor of Little Schelford, the said John defends against the king by service of 1 knight’s fee; and Mabel, mother of the said John, holds part of the manor of Schelford aforesaid of the said John and his heirs in dower.
Caxton. 29a. arable, 176 works, &c. held of Baldwin de Colne and Geoffrey his brother, by service of 2d. and a clove gillyflower; and a messuage and 30a. arable, held by the forfeiture of Thomas Tolouse, of the gift of Robert the clerk and Robert Scrut to the said John and Eleanor and the said John’s heirs, doing to the chief lords the services accustomed; and the said John was chief lord.
Bokesworth. 5 knights’ fees held by William de Bokesworth.
Bassingburn. 1/4 knight’s fee held by John le Rous.
Shepereth. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William son of Ralph, William de la Haye, and Margery de Salstone.
Karletone and Suafham. 1 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heir of William de Krikketot, who is in the king’s wardship.
Wrottyng. 1/4 knight’s fee held by John de Brigham.
Heir as above, aged 14 and more.
Extent or summary of the above manors, &c. (undated.)
Assignment of dower to Eleanor late the wife of John de Frivile, on receipt of her oath not to marry without the king’s licence, out of the above lands (full extent given with names of tenants), Saturday after St. Andrew, 6 Edw. II.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (10.)
410. JOHN DE FRYVILL.
Writ to Roger de Wellesworth, escheator, after taking her oath not to marry without the king’s licence, to cause dower to be assigned to Eleanor, late the wife of the said John, 8 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
E. Inq. P.M. File 7. (16.)
411. JOHN DE ACTON.
Writ, 20 Oct. 6 Edw. II.
DEVON. Inq. 8 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Bradewell, held by Ralph Pyn of the said John for 1 knight’s fee, pertaining to the manor of Alre, co. Somerset, which the said John held of Hugh de Odyngeseles by knight’s service.
John his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
HEREFORD. Inq. Saturday the feast of St. Martin, 6 Edw. II.
Couerne manor. 10d. yearly rent held of Richard Baskervile by service of 1/2d. yearly; and a fourth part of the manor held, as the dower of Sibyl his wife, of Richard de Baskervile by service of 1/4 knight’s fee: she was dowered by Walter de Baskervile, her first husband.
Yausore. The manor held, as the dower of Sibyl his wife as above, of Richard de Baskervile by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 22 and more.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 10 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Penyton. The manor, sometime held of John Neyrnoit, but the said John de Actone gave it to William de la Mare in fee, who gave it to the said John for life, with remainder to Sibyl his wife for life, with remainder to Joan Randolf, daughter of the said John, with reversion to the said John’s right heirs, by fine levied in the king’s court.
Heir as above, aged 23 and more.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 9 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Wynnestone. 60a. land and 40s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of 1/6 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 24.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 18 Nov. 6 Edw. II.
Irene Actone. The manor (full extent given), held of Roger de la Warre in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Frompton Cotel. A mill and 80a. land, held of Alan Plokenet in chief by service of 9d. yearly rent.
Heir as above, aged 24.
[SOMERSET.] Inq. 20 Nov. 6 Edw. II (defective.)
Alre. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of John de Oddynggseles by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Stath. A fourth part of the township (extent given), held of Nicholas de Moeles by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Ceddre manor. A capital messuage, 40a. arable, 10a. meadow, a water-mill, rents, &c. held jointly with Sibyl his wife, of the gift of William de Ebroyc[is] of the bishop of Bath by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 24 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 30. (11.)