Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 47

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 47

585. PAULINUS DE KAERDYF.
Writ, 10 J[uly (?)] Edw. II. (defective.)
WORCESTER. Inq. 5 Aug. 9 Edw. II.
Quenhull. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a brachet (hound) yearly.
Bishampton and Kyngton. A capital messuage and 1 carucate land &c. (extent given), held jointly by the said Paulinus and Eleanor his wife, by the enfeoffment of William de Kaerdif who enfeoffed them in free marriage, of Philip ap Howel by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
William his son, aged 16 at the feast of the Purification last, is his next heir.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 4 Aug. 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
Walton by Tewkesburi. The hamlet (extent given), held of the countess of Gloucester, as of the honour of Tewkesburi, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (1.)
586. THOMAS DE WELLES.
Writ, 20 March, 9 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 1 April, 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
Little Reynes alias Renes. A messuage, 235a. land, 6a. meadow, 8a. wood, a water-mill, rents &c., held of the king as of the honour of Ha[ginet (fn. 1) ] by service of 1 knight’s fee, and rendering 10s. yearly at the castle of Dover.
William his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (2.)
587. ROGER DE SANCTO JOHANNE, deceased.
Writ of venire facias to the sheriff of Southampton to cause men of the neighbourhoods of Ihurst and Hockele to come before Master Richard de Abingdon, baron of the exchequer, at Northockele when he shall give notice, 14 Jan. 9 Edw. II.
Mandate from Richard de Abindone to the sheriff of Southampton to cause 18 tenants and neighbours of each of the said manors to come before him at Iwehurst on Thursday after St. Gregory the Pope to extend the manor of North Ocle, dated 18 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
Jury panel for the manors of Iuherst and Northokle.
SOUTHAMPTON. Extent Thursday after St. Gregory the Pope, 9 Edw. II.
Northakle. A capital messuage, 50a. arable, 80a. land in the common field, 20a. pasture, 5a. underwood, rents, &c.
Iwehurst. A messuage, 100a. land, 20a. underwood, pasture, a wind-mill, rents &c., from which ought to be taken 2s. for suit at the hundred of Kyngesclere yearly.
Writ of certiorari to Master Richard de Abindon to extend the said Roger’s lands &c. in Iwhurst and Northokle, 8 May, 9 Edw. II.
(See No. 496.)
C. Edw. II. File 47. (3.)
588. STEPHEN DE BAIOCIS, deceased.
Writ to John de Erleye and William de Bourne, whereas at the suit of Maud de Rabayn for justice concerning the barony of Bayeux, which she claims as her inheritance, the king commanded the justices for pleas to examine the record and process had before the late King Edward by which it was adjudged concerning the said barony, of which Stephen de Baiocis was seised in fee on the day he died, that a moiety should remain to the said king and his heirs, and the other moiety to the said Maud; the king has assigned them to enquire what lands, knights’ fees and advowsons the said Stephen held, and what lands &c. after his death have been alienated by the said Maud or others, in the presence of Isabel late the wife of John de Vescy who holds part of the said lands for life by the king’s commission, 21 March, 9 Edw. II.
Writ of venire facias to the sheriff of Dorset to summon jurors and warn the said Isabel to come before the said John and William, 21 March, 9 Edw. II.
Mandate from the said John and William to the said sheriff to the same effect, Saturday the eve of Palm Sunday, 9 Edw. II.
DORSET. Inq. (undated).
Waye Bayhouse. The manor (extent given).
Litelepudele. The manor (extent given).
Weststaforde. 1/2 knight’s fee.
Maud de Rabayn after the death of the said Stephen, alienated to Robert le Hayward 1/2 virgate land of the manor of Waye Bayouse, and another 1/2 virgate land to Edith la Norice for ever.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (4.)
589. THOMAS DE SANCTO. LAUDO of Claypol.
Writ, 10 April, 9 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 9 Edw. II.
Skyllington. The manor (extent given), held of the archbishopric of York, now in the king’s hand sede vacante, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Claypol. The manor (extent given), held of William de Crescy by knight’s service.
John son of Thomas de Sancto Laudo of Bolby, his kinsman, aged 21 at the feast of the Purification last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (5.)
590. ROBERT DE WYKYNGBY.
Writ, 18 April, 9 Edw. II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday after Palm Sunday, 9 Edw. II.
Clisseby. A capital messuage, 40a. arable, 4a. meadow, and 23s. 9 3/4d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of 1/40 knight’s fee.
Magna Lymbergh. A toft, 28a. arable and 16s. 6d. rent, held of Henry de Beaumys by socage.
Out of which 8d. rent are payable for the lands in Clisseby to the manor of Castre, 3s. 3/4d. to William le Ward, and 12d. to the dean and chapter of St. Peter’s, York; and for the lands in Lymburgh 4qr. corn to Iseult de Brampton and Emma her daughter, 6d. to the prioress of Nuncotum, and 2s. to Elizabeth de Friston.
Herbert his son, aged 14 on the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula next, is his next heir of the lands in Clisseby; and the said Herbert with his brothers Richard aged 12, and Roland aged 6, are his heirs of the lands in Magna Lymbergh because they are partible.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (6.)
591. WILLIAM SON OF JOHN DE MESSEWORTH alias DE MASSEWORTH.
Writ, 1 June, 9 Edw. II.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 24 June, 9 Edw. II.
La Quabbe. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 5a. meadow, 4a. wood, 20a. pasture, and 40s. 1 1/2d. rent, held of the king in chief, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alesia sometime his wife, by exchange sometime made with the king’s ancestors for lands &c. at Meleburne in the Peak (la Peyk), by service of 16d. yearly for turn and tithingpenny, and coming twice yearly to the king’s hundred of Tichefelde.
William son of the said William and Alesia, aged 24, is his next heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 13 June, 9 Edw. II.
Edlesburgh. A messuage, 60 1/2a. land, and 31s. 6d. rent, held, by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of the said Alesia, of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and 20d. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff for holding a view concerning his tenements; a messuage, 98a. arable, 18a. wood, and 44s. rent, sometime held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, of which the said William alienated a messuage, 80a. land, and 12a. wood, without the king’s licence, to John Bryan of Chetyndon, who re-enfeoffed thereof the said William and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies; and a messuage and 15a. arable, held of the king in chief as of the fee of Mortain doing 4d. for scutage when it runs, which the said William acquired of John Em and Nicholaa his wife by the king’s licence.
Masseworth. A messuage, 34a. land and 1a. 1r. pasture, held of Ralph de Weedon, knight, by service of 4s. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 24 at the feast of the Purification (last).
Endorsed:—That Elizabeth late the wife of the said William made fine with the king for 1/2 mark for the transgression made by the said William and herself in entering upon the messuage, &c. abovesaid without licence.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (7.)
592. EDMUND DE COLEVILLE alias DE COLVIL.
Writ, 16 March, 9 Edw. II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 13 May, 9 Edw. II.
Weston. The manor, held jointly with Margaret his wife to them and the heirs of the said Edmund, by fine levied in the king’s court, of the earl of Warenne by homage and service of 1 knight’s fee.
Dokeswrthe. The manor, which he claimed as his escheat by the deposition of the order of Templars, held of the earl Marescal by homage and service of 2 knights’ fees.
RUTLAND. Inq. 8 April, 9 Edw. II.
Bergh. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the heir of John Wake, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Thistelton. 4 bovates land held of Master Robert Bernard by knight’s service.
Robert his son, aged 10 on the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. Monday the morrow of Easter, 9 Edw. II.
Muston. The manor (extent given), held of Sir William de Roos, lord of Hamelak, in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Normanton. 6 bovates land and 12a. meadow, are held in dower of the inheritance of the said Edmund by Margaret his mother.
Heir as above, aged 11 at the feast of St. Michael next.
[LINCOLN.] Inq. Monday in Easter week, 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
Auburn. The [manor] (extent given), including a plot of land called Hestcroft, and fisheries in the Brant and Wythem, held of William de de Roos of Hamelak by service of 1 knight’s fee, and rendering 26s. yearly.
Ledenham and Brayland. A capital messuage, 180a. arable, 44a. meadow, 12a. pasture, a wind-mill, rents &c., held of John de Britann(ia), earl of Richemund, by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday after Palm Sunday, 9 Edw. II.
Bytham. The manor (extent given), including a wood called Littelhagh, and rents in Westbytham, Estbytham, Careby and Ouneby, held of the king as of the honour of Albemarle, now in the king’s hand, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Swafeld. 40s. rent from 1 carucate land which Roger Arnald holds for life by the demise of the said Edmund, held of Geoffrey Dyve by knight’s service.
Swynsted. 12s. 6d. rent held of Geoffrey Luterel by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 16 May, 9 Edw II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday the eve of Holy Trinity, 9 Edw II.
Someredby and Humby. 1 knight’s fee held by Lambert de Threkyngham.
Saperton. 1 knight’s fee held by Robert Tochet.
Swynested. 1 knight’s fee held by John de Colville.
Ouneby. Three parts of 1 knight’s fee held by John de Sancto Laudo.
LINCOLN. Assignment of dower to Margaret late the wife of the said Edmund, Saturday in Whitsun week, 9 Edw. II.
Bytham. Part of the manor (full extent given, containing many field names and names of boundaries &c., and of free and bond tenants and cottars) including a stew called Oustewell.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (8.)
593. ROBERT DE EVERYNGHAM.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Lucy, late the wife of the said Robert, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand certain manors and lands of which she was jointly enfeoffed with her said husband, 4 April, 9 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Tuesday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 9 Edw. II.
Brotton and Kirkebrunne. The manors, 10 marks rent in Skynnergreve, and a moiety of the bailiwick of the wapentake of Langebergh, were held jointly by the said Robert and Lucy his wife, by the enfeoffment of Henry de Brettevill to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Robert.
Jarum. The manor was held jointly by the said Robert and Lucy, by the enfeoffment of the said Henry to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to Nicholas de Meynill, son of the said Lucy, and his heirs.
And the said Lucy continued her seisin of the abovesaid manors, rent, &c. until the death of the said Robert.
All the above are held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (9.)
594. NICHOLAS LE CATOUR of Carlisle.
Writ, 21 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. 7 April, 9 Edw. II.
Northleye. A capital messuage and 1/2 virgate land &c. at le Mulnehous, held for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Alice his wife, of John de Astleye by service of 4s. 6d. yearly; 40a. land similarly held, by service of 7s. 6d.; and 5a. land similarly held by service of 20d. yearly.
Claverleye manor. A grange and 80a. land &c. of the king’s waste, held of the king in chief by his charter by service of 13s. 4d. payable at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the bailiff of Claverleye; and 7a. 1 1/2r. land held of the king by service of 3s. 8 1/4d. yearly.
John, son of the said Nicholas and Alice, aged 12 at the feast of the Purification last, is their next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (10.)
595. JOHN DE CLYNTON, the elder, alias of Coleshull.
Writ, 13 March, 9 Edw. II.
WARWICK. Inq. 15 April, 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
Coleshull. The manor (extent given), including a park, held by service of 1d. yearly and 1/2 knight’s fee of John son and heir of John de Clynton of Maxtok, who is under age and was in the wardship of the earl of Warwick, by reason of the manor of Amynton, but now of his executors; which John holds the same of William la Zousch of Haryngworth as parcel of the barony of Cantilupe by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. He held no other lands.
…… son of John, son of the said John the elder, is his next heir, and was aged 12 on the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula …..
C. Edw. II. File 47. (11.)
596. THOMAS DE VERDUN.
Writ, 10 Aug. 9 Edw. II.
HERTFORD. Inq. 3 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
Stagenho. The manor (extent given), held of Alice late the wife of Roger le Bygod, sometime earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 17, is his next heir.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 29 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
Colpho. A capital messuage, 80a. arable, 2a. meadow, 2a. pasture, 10a. wood, 28s. rent &c. held of Gerard de Wachisham by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 16.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 30 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
Stanstede. A capital messuage, 100a. arable, 6a. meadow, 3a. pasture, 40a. wood, 42s. rent &c. held of Gerard de Wachisham by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 16.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 15 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
Brikelesworth. The manor (full extent given), including a pasture called Le Northdale and 113s. 4d. rent in Holcote, held of Robert de Insula as of the honour of Albemarle by service of 2 knights’ fees; and the prior of St. Andrew’s, Northampton, receives yearly 40s., and William de Seymor of Hanyton 20s. yearly for life out of the manor.
Heir as above, aged 16 on the day of St. John the Baptist last.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (12.)
597. JOHN PEYVRE alias PEIVERE.
Writ, 28 Dec. 9 Edw. II.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 28 Jan. 9 Edw. II. (defaced).
Laundene. The manor (extent given), held of the heir (or heirs?) of John Wake by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Weston by Laundene. The manor (extent given), held as above by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
[Paulinus] his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. Sunday the Conversion of St. Paul, 9 Edw. II.
Lyngleye. The manor (extent given) with the advowson of the church.
Wylie. 10 (?) marks rent from a messuage and 140a. land, together with the reversion of the said messuage &c. after the death of Sarra de Castello; 80a. land which were sometime of the Templars; and the advowson of the church.
All which manor, lands &c. are held of the king in chief by service of 2s. yearly at the king’s exchequer.
Heir as above.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 29 Jan. 9 Edw. II.
Chilton. The manor (full extent given), with wood in the forest of Bernewode, and pastures called le Grascroft and Levericheshanger, held of Lady Joan late the wife of Gilbert de Sancto Audoeno in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Mary late the wife of the said John, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manors of Todyndon and Wavindon, of which she was enfeoffed jointly with the said John, 28 Dec. 9 Edw. II.
BEDFORD AND BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 4 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
Todingdon and Wavendon. The manors with the advowsons of the churches were jointly held by the said John and Mary by the demise of Master Peter Passelewe, who enfeoffed them on the feast of St. Augustine the Apostle, 26 May, 5 Edw. II, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John; and the said John and Mary jointly held the same until the death of the said John on Thursday before St. Lucy, 9 Edw. II. The manor of Todingdon with the advowson is held in chief of the countess le Mareschal by service of 100s. yearly; a moiety of the manor of Wavendon is held in chief of the king as of the manor of Langeleye, which is of the barony of Cheindut, by service of 12d. yearly; and the other moiety with the advowson, is held in chief of William Passelewe of Bromham by service of a pair of spurs or 12d. yearly.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 20 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
HERTFORD. Inq. Tuesday before the Annunciation, 9 Edw. II.
Lyngleye and Wylie. The advowsons of the churches.
BEDFORD AND BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 25 March, 9 Edw. II.
Flitte and Shiueleshou. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Thomas de Nourthwode.
Wavendon and Segenho. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William Passelewe of Wavendon.
Chilton. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Reginald de Hamden.
Lavendene. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William Jekel; and 1/4 knight’s fee held by Henry de Nourthwico.
Lavendene and Braumfeld. 1/4 knight’s fee held by John de Grey.
Mourton by Buckingham. The advowson of the church.
Great Woulston. The advowson of the church.
Lavendene. The advowson of the abbey.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (13.)
598. JOHN DE BRACEBRIGGE alias DE BRACEBRUGG.
Writ, 15 Oct. 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
LINCOLN. Inq. 12 Nov. 9 Edw. II.
Bracebrigg. The manor held jointly by the said John and Marjory his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of Thomas son and heir of John Wake, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
He held no other lands in the bailiwick.
WARWICK. Inq. Wednesday before St. Peter in Cathedra, 9 Edw. II.
Kynesbury. The manor (full extent given), held of Sir Robert de Mohaut in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 10, is his next heir.
Writ to William Inge and Robert de Askeby, 20 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
Writ of venire facias to the sheriff of Lincoln to summon a jury before the above, 20 [Feb.], 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 9 Edw. II. (defective.)
[Bracebrugg.] The manor, with 1/3 knight’s fee in Metheryngham and 1/3 knight’s fee in Burton pertaining thereto, held of John Wake Wake (sic) and his heirs by service of 1 knight’s fee and doing suit at his court. And the said John Bracebrugg sometime enfeoffed one Richard de ……. of the said manor &c. excepting the 1/3 knight’s fee in Metheryngham, who afterwards enfeoffed the said John and Margery his wife, to hold to them and the heirs [of their bodies].
Metheryngham. 5 carucates and 4 bovates land were held of the said John by Ralph Basset of Sapcote, by the aforesaid service of 1/3 knight’s fee as pertaining to the manor of Bracebrugg (of which) services the said John died seised as of fee, and which he (and his ancestors) held of John Wake and his ancestors time out of mind.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 47. (14.)
599. JOHN DE BRYANZON alias DE BRIAUNZOUN, BRIANZON, DE BRIAUNCEON, DE BRIAUNCOUN.
Writ, 8 May, 9 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 18 May, 9 Edw II.
Alvethele. The manor (extent given), with 4 1/4 knights’ fees pertaining thereto, viz:—the manor of Fyffhede held by 1 knight’s fee, the manors of Legh’ and Terlyng held by service of 2 knights’ fees, the manor of Bures, co. Suffolk, held by service of 1 knight’s fee, and lands &c. sometime of Robert de Stistede in Stistede held by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; all held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
West Thurrok. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held jointly with Elizabeth his wife, of the enfeoffment of Nicholas Frembaud the younger by fine levied in the king’s court, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the earl of Rychemond by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Thorndon. The manor with the advowson of the church were held of the heirs of Roger de Tany by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and 30a. land in Chilterdych were held of Sir Aymer de Valencia by service of 4s., which he renders yearly for the guard of Rochester; but the said John long before his death enfeoffed Bartholomew de Weston of the same in fee.
Horndon. 30s. rent, whereof the said John long before his death enfeoffed Robert de Wauton for life; and 10a. land, whereof he enfeoffed Francis Bacheme and Joan his wife for life, rendering 20s. yearly to the said Robert; all which are held of the manor called Ardenehalle by service of a clove gillyflower.
John his son, aged 3 and more, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari, the king having understood that Elizabeth late the wife of the said John by pretext of the king’s mandate had entered upon a tenement called Micheleslond, which was not contained in a fine by which she and her husband were jointly enfeoffed of the manor of Thorrok, in derogation of the king’s right, and of that of the said John’s heir, 18 July, 10 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. Monday after the Annunciation (sic), 10 Edw. II.
West Thorrok. The messuage and 1 carucate of land called Micheleslond do not pertain to the manor of West Thorrok, and are not held of the king in chief but of William de Bumstede by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, which William holds them in chief by the same service of John de Warrenne earl of Surrey. When the said John de Briaunzoun gave the manor of West Thorrok to Nicholas Fermbaud the younger, Micheleslond was not included, nor was it in the fine afterwards levied in the king’s court between the said John and Elizabeth his wife and the said Nicholas. The manor of West Thorrok is held in chief of John de Brittann[ia], earl of Rychem[ond] by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Writ of scire facias, reciting the contents of the above inquisition and requiring the escheator to warn the said Elizabeth to be in the chancery on the quinzaine of Easter to show cause why the tenement called Micheleslond which she has occupied should not be resumed into the king’s hand, 20 March (sic) 10 Edw. II.
Writ of scire facias as above, the king being informed by Laurence de Elmham, to whom he has committed the custody of two parts of the said lands during the minority of the heir, that the escheator has assigned in dower to the said Elizabeth a moiety of the manor of Alvythele, &c. instead of a third part, 21 March, 10 Edw. II.
Writ to the escheator, to inspect the accompanying transcripts of extents of the manor of Avithele and assignment of dower, and consider whether the said Elizabeth has more in dower than she ought to have or not, 5 May, 10 Edw. II.
Transcripts of the above writ of 8 May, and Inq. of 18 May, 9 Edw. II.
ESSEX. [Transcript of] Assignment of dower to the said Elizabeth, Wednesday the eve of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9 Edw. II.
Alynthele. Portions of the manor (extent given, including many field names, and names of boundaries and free tenants).
Writ of certiorari, to enquire from what time the tenement of Micheleslond was of the appurtenances of the manor of Thorrok, as the aforesaid Elizabeth asserts, and whether Nicholas Fermbaud was seised thereof of the grant of the said John and Elizabeth, &c. or not, 6 May, 10 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 6 June, 10 Edw. II.
The tenement called Micheleslond never was of the appurtenances of the manor of Westthurhok, for Bartholomew de Brianzoun, sometime lord of that manor, purchased it of Michael de Holweton twenty-five years ago and not more, nor was it contained in the feoffment made to Nicholas Frenbaud or in the fine between him and Sir John de Brianzoun and Elizabeth his wife. Michelislond is held of William de Bumstede by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and the manor of West Thurhok is held of the earl of Rychemund by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Memorandum from the escheator, that Master John Walewayn, the late escheator, delivered to him the writ and inquisition annexed asserting that he took it at the suit of the guardian of the said John’s heir, who is in the king’s wardship, and because the said guardian has not sued to him, he sends the writ and inquisition at the suit of John Triple, asserting that he has the wardship by the demise of John de Warenne, earl of Surrey, who had it by the king’s grant.
ESSEX. View of dower lands made at Alvithelee showing that there had been an excess in the dower assigned, 10 May, 10 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Assignment of dower to Elizabeth late the wife of the said John, 6 June, 10 Edw. II.
Alvethele. Portions of the manor including many field names, and names of boundaries and free tenants.
Writ on the petition of Elizabeth late the wife of the said John for her dower of the manor of Thorndon, 20 May, 10 Edw. II.
Return, The escheator sends the inquisition he has made concerning the manor of Thorndon herewith, and because he understood that William Trente died seised of the manor, by whose death the wardship ought to pertain to the king, he has also enquired as to the estate which the said William had therein (undated).
ESSEX. Inq. Thursday after St. Bartholomew, 11 Edw. II.
West Thorndon. Neither the said John nor William Trente died seised of the said manor, for the said John long before his death demised the manor to Bartholomew de Weston for a term of years, and afterwards quit claimed the same to him for ever; and the said Bartholomew gave the manor to William Trente and his heirs for ever, who gave it to William Noyl his kinsman and his heirs two days before his death, who held the same until the sub-escheator took it into the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the heir of the said John. The manor is held of the heir of Roger Tany, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Writ of certiorari super causa captionis concerning the manor of Thorndon, 15 Sept. 11 Edw. II.
Return by the escheator as above, and that the manor is still in the king’s hand because no one has urgently prosecuted his right to the same, though William Noyl asserts his right.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator, to warn John Joce, who has married the abovesaid Elizabeth and the said Elizabeth, to be in the chancery on the octave of St. Hilary next to show cause why the tenement called Micheleslond should not be resumed into the king’s hand, 6 Nov. 13 Edw. II.
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600. RALPH BIGOD.
Writ, 22 Aug. 9 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. Friday the feast of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 9 Edw. II.
Afryston. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Walter his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. 8 Sept. 9 Edw. II.
Marham. A capital messuage, 119a. arable, 3a. meadow, 3a. pasture, 60s. rent of assize &c. held of the king as of the honour of Perches by serjeanty, doing 10s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Dover, and 6s. 8d. yearly at the court of Haule for one suit.
Toftes. A capital messuage, 140a. arable, 3a. meadow, a water mill, 43s. rent &c. held of John de Cokefeld of Melton by service of rendering him 10s. yearly at his manor of Melton.
He died in the county of Essex on the eve of the Assumption last.
Heir as above.
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601. PHILIP DE GAYTON.
Writ, 7 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 1 March, 9 Edw. II.
Northampton. 10 marks rent from a burgage which the said Philip bequeathed in his testament, according to the custom of the borough, to William, parson of the church of Gayton, and others for their lives, with reversion to his own right heirs, who are Juliana, aged 26, the wife of Thomas Murdac who is 28, and Scholastica late the wife of Godfrey de Meaux, aged 24.
WARWICK. Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Gregory the Pope, 9 Edw. II.
Schreueleye. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, viz.—finding an armed man in the king’s war for 40 days at his own costs; and two closes of wood held of Sir John de Hastang, service unspecified.
Juliana and Scholastica, his sisters, are his next heirs and of full age.
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602. THEOBALD DE GAYTON.
Writ, 10 Feb. 9 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 4 March, 9 Edw. II.
Gayton. The manor with messuages, lands and rents in Great Creton, Midelton, Colyntre and Retheresthrop (extents given), held of John de Fenez by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Braunfeld. 6 messuages and 3 virgates land, held of Henry Spigernel by knights’ service.
Cortenhale. A messuage and 1 virgate land, held of the prior of Lenton by service of suit twice yearly at his court of Cortenhale.
He held no lands &c. of the king in chief in the county.
His sisters, Juliana aged 26, the wife of Thomas Mur[dac], knight, who is 28, and Scolastica, late the wife of Godfrey de Meawes, aged 24, are his next heirs.
WARWICK. Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Gregory the Pope, 9 Edw. II.
La Grave alias Grave. The manor (extent given), including a wood called Wegenok held of Theobald de Neyvile by service of 1d.
Norton Lyndeseye. 10s. rent of the fee of the baron of Stafford.
Juliana and Scolastica, his sisters, are his next heirs and of full age.
Writ of plenius certiorari o enquire whether Philip de Gayton died before Theobald de Gayton, his brother, or not, and if so how long before and where, 23 March, 9 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON (sic). Inq. 3 April, 9 Edw. II.
Shreuel[eye]. Philip de Gayton who held the manor of the king in grand serjeanty died at the manor of La Grave, co. Warwick, on Tuesday the feast of SS. Fabian and Sebastian last, and Theobald his brother was his heir, but died at the same place on the Saturday following, and was never seised of the said lands &c.
Writ de melius inquirendo whether the said Theobald died seised as of fee of the manor of La Grave, or held it for life, and if for life, to whom ought it to revert, 1 April, 9 Edw. II.
WARWICK. Inq. Saturday in Easter week, 9 Edw. II.
La Grave. Theobald de Geyton did not die seised of the said manor as of fee, but held it for life, and it ought to remain to Saer son and heir of Ralph de Rocheford by virtue of a fine levied between Theobald de Nevylle and Ralph de Rocheford the said Saer’s father, at Lincoln in 12 Edw. I, before the justices in eyre, to hold to the said Ralph and the heirs of his body. The heirs of the said Theobald were warned but were not there.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the abovesaid Juliana and Scolastica to be before the king in the chancery on the morrow of the Ascension next, to show why the king’s hand should not be removed from the manor of La Grave according to the petition of Saer son of Ralph de Rocheford, 5 May, 9 Edw. II. Endorsed that he has warned them accordingly.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the said Juliana and Scolastica that the quinzaine of Trinity next has been assigned in the chancery to Henry de Valencia and Margaret his wife, late the wife of the said Theobald, to receive her dower, 16 May, 9 Edw. II.
Endorsed with return that the writ was delivered too late for execution.
Writ of plenius certiorari, because Margery late the wife of the said Theobald asserts that he was seised of the manor of La Grave as of fee and seeks her dower there: to be returned by the above date, 20 May, 9 Edw. II.
Endorsed with return that the writ was delivered too late for execution.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the complaint of Philip de Hastang’ that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand a parcel of land in Cortenhale called Tenacres of the demesne lands of his manor of Quenton, which Theobald de Gayton held for a term of years which has elapsed, 22 June, 9 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 8 July, 10 Edw. II.
[Cortenhale.] Theobald de Gaiton did not die seised in fee of the parcel of land called Tenacres, but one William de Hayes delivered it to one Michael de Norht[hampton] for a term of twenty-two years now elapsed and it is held of John de Hasting’. The heirs of the said Theobald, though warned, were not present, but one asserting himself to be attorney of the said Scholastica was present.
Writ to the escheator to enquire whether the said Theobald died seised as of fee of the said land called Tenacres, by virtue of the said charter to the said Michael his uncle, whose heir he is, or not, 5 Aug. 10 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 23 Oct. 10 Edw. II.
Cortenhale. Theobald de Gayton died seised as of fee of the parcel of land called Tenacres and a meadow adjoining called Smethmede. One William de Hayes granted them by charter to one Michael de Norht[hampton] from whom they descended to Juliana his sister, and from her to Philip de Gayton her son, and from him to the said Theobald his son and heir; they are held of the heirs of the said William de Hayes by service of a rose. Philip de Hastank’ being warned came not.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the said Juliana and Scolastica to be present in the chancery on the morrow of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary next, for the assignment of dower to the said Margery, 8 Aug. 10 Edw. II. Endorsed that he has warned them accordingly.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the said Juliana to be present at the above date with the said Scolastica to receive their pourparties of the said lands, and also John de Ufford who claims the manor of Schreueleye, 20 Aug. 10 Edw. II. Endorsed that he has warned them accordingly.
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Footnotes

  • 1. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now torn away.