Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 7

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 7', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908), pp. 38-44. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp38-44 [accessed 16 June 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 7", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908) 38-44. British History Online, accessed June 16, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp38-44.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 7", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908). 38-44. British History Online. Web. 16 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp38-44.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 7

74. JOHN DE BOYDEL.
Writ, 27 Nov. … (fragment.)
CHESTER. Inq. Wednesday before St. Thomas the Martyr, 2 Edw. [II.]
Dodeliston and Gropenal. The manors, and 2 bovates land in Lacheford, held of the king in chief by service of 4 1/2 knights’ fees.
Gropenal. A plot of land called Le Middilhurst, held of the earl of Lincoln by service of 4d.
William his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (1.)
75. JOHN LAUNDRY.
Writ to the justice of Wales 12 July, 2 Edw. II.
CARMARTHEN. Inq. 8 Aug. 2 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Lanteylou. The manor, held of the king in chief, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, viz. with an armed man and unbarded horse, or two footmen, according to the custom of those parts, at his own charges for three days at the summons of the king’s bailiffs of Carmarthen whenever necessary, and doing suit at the county (court) of Carmarthen, and all his tenants on like summons ought to follow their lord or his bailiff for three days at their own charges.
Rydecors. . . a. land held of the king in chief, rendering 20s. yearly.
Laundry Ishulle. 10a. land held of the king in chief, rendering 1d. yearly.
Egluys Treffwenyn. 1 carucate land held of Sir Geoffrey de Caunvile by service of …. d. yearly, and drink for his servants three times a year, and doing suit at his court of Landestephan.
Philip Laundry his brother, aged 50, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (2.)
76. JOHN DE KNOUILL alias DE KNOWYL.
Writ of certiorari to Roger de Mortuo Mari, justice of Wales, 26 March, 2 Edw. II.
CARDIGAN. Inq. made at Kermerdyn, 14 May, 2 Edw. II.
Llyswen [alias Leswen]. Lands &c. worth 100s. yearly, held of the king in chief, by service of a barded horse at the castle of Lanpadarn in time of war for three days at his own costs and afterwards at the king’s costs; which lands &c. were taken into the late king’s hand by reason of the minority of William the said John’s son, and now by his grant are in the wardship of Alice late the wife of the said John.
William his son, aged 22, is his next heir.
Writ to the same, to take the proof of age of the said William, 25 June, 2 Edw. II.
CARDIGAN. Proof of age, 4 Oct. 3 Edw. II.
The said William was born on 28 Oct. 14 Edw. I, at Lanpadarn [alias Lampader], and baptized in the church there; and he is of full age to have his lands &c. The said Alice being summoned came not.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (3.)
77. STOUTUS alias STUTUS DE STUTEVILL.
Writ, 20 July, 2 Edw. II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Tuesday the morrow of St. Martin, 2 Edw. II.
Barton and Brademere. The manors held of Eleanor late the wife of Robert de Stotevill by service of 1 knight’s fee, and after her death they shall be held of the heirs of the said Robert and Eleanor.
Nicholas his son is his next heir, and of full age.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (4.)
78. STUTUS DE STUTEVILL, an alien.
Writ, (missing).
NOTTINGHAM. [Inq.] 8 Feb. . Edw. II. (defective.)
Barton and Brademar. The manors (full extents given).
E. Inq. p. m. File 7. (10.)
79. RICHARD SON OF JOHN.
Writ, 8 Aug. 2 Edw. II.
HEREFORD. Inq. Wednesday before the Sunday when Quasimodo geniti is sung, 2 Edw. II.
Brumfeld. A messuage, 25a. arable, and 1/2a. meadow, held of the heir of Roger son of John, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1d. yearly; and a messuage, 27a. arable, and a plot of meadow, held of the prior of Westwode by service of 2s. 8d. yearly.
William his son, aged 5, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (5.)
80. PATRICK, EARL OF DUNBARRE.
Writ 8 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
NORTHUMBERLAND Inq. Saturday before St. Gregory the Pope, 2 Edw II
Beneley. 8l. rent yearly.
Midilton Sutht. 5 marks yearly.
Schepeley. 6s. 8d. yearly.
Edlingham. 12d. or a sparrowhawk yearly.
Higeley, Beneley, Brombton, Bromdon, Harhop, the three Middiltons (Tres Middelton’), Rodom, Wodeton, Lemothon, (and) Edlingham ………. 20s. 10d. yearly for cornage, which cornage the said earl rendered at the exchequer of Newcastle upon Tyne.
And the three Middeltons and Rodom render the farm of St. Cuthbert to the said earl, viz.—30s. yearly, which he renders at the said exchequer.
All held of the king in chief by the abovesaid service.
Patrick his son, aged 24, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II File 7. (6.
81. WILLIAM DE BENERYTH.
Writ, 2 Feb. 2 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Friday after St. Barnabas, 2 Edw. II.
Seterington. A messuage, 14a. and 2 bovates land, held of the heirs of Roger le Bygot, earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, by service of 1d. yearly.
Maurillius his son, aged 3, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (7.)
82. MARGARET MUSARD.
Writ, 13 Sept. 2 Edw. II.
DERBY. Inq. 10 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Staveley. A third part of the manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
John, son of John, aged 36, is her son and next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (8.)
83. HUGH SON OF GEOFFREY DE WHYCHECOTE.
Writ, 28 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Thursday after St. Valentine, 2 Edw. II.
Sutton. 8a. arable held of the king in chief by serjeanty, with other tenants, of conveying the king’s treasure from Sutton to London at his own costs, for which service he was rated by the justices in eyre at 6d. yearly, to be rendered at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Salop.
Great Sutton. A messuage and 15a. arable, held of Maud Burnel of Great Suttone by service of 12d. yearly.
Hugh his son, aged 26 and more at the feast of All Saints last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (9.)
84. AGNES DAUGHTER OF MARGARET DE BEAUMEYS, an idiot, deceased in the king’s wardship.
Writ, 21 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 11 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
Islepe. A messuage, 12a. arable, and 1/2a. meadow, held of William de Beaumais by service of 10d. yearly; and a messuage and 5a. arable, held of the said William by service of 1 1/2d. yearly.
Emma de Cotone, aged 80 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (10.)
85. JOHN DE CORONE.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the petition of Thomas his son for his father’s lands, as of full age, 18 Feb. 2 Edw. II.
CHESTER. Inq. 4 April, 2 Edw. II.
Little Neston. The manor, held of the late king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Adelynton. The manor, held of the late king in chief by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
Which lands &c. are in the hand of Anabel late the wife of Simon de Provincia, by reason of the minority of the said Thomas, by the grant of the king’s father.
Thomas his son, aged 21 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (11.)
86. JOHN DE DISTISLEYE alias DE DISTESLEGH.
Writ, 26 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
CHESTER. Inq. Wednesday before St. Thomas the Martyr, 2 Edw. II.
Disteslegh. A messuage, and 1 carucate land, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the forest of Macclisfeld with the other foresters.
John son of John, aged 10, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (12.)
87. RICHARD DE LETON.
Writ, 27 Dec. 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Wednesday after the Epiphany, 2 Edw. II.
Leton. A messuage, 4 bovates land, and a wind-mill, held of the king in chief, by serjeanty of finding a man with a bow and three blunt arrows (pilettis) not feathered, for the guard of the castle of Shrewsbury for forty days whenever there shall be war between the king and the prince of Wales, at his own charges, and after the forty days he shall shoot the arrows into three parts of the castle and withdraw, unless the king wishes to retain him at his own cost; which serjeanty is rated at 40d., to be rendered yearly at the exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Salop.
Roger his son, aged 28 on the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (13.)
88. ROBERT DE LA FELDE.
Writ, 28 Jan. 2 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 2 March, 2 Edw. II.
La Felde by Queddesleye. A capital messuage, 120a. arable in demesne, 8a. meadow, 4a. pasture, a grove, 48s. 2d. rent, &c. held of the lands of the master and brethren of the knights of the Temple in England, as of the manor of Gutyngge now in the king’s hand, by service of 60s. yearly.
Robert his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (14.)
89. RICHARD SON OF WILLIAM DE BARDELEYE.
Writ, 16 April, 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Friday before Holy Trinity, 2 Edw. II.
Bardeleye. Two parts of a messuage, and 13 1/2a. land, held with other lands, &c. of the king in chief by service of conveying the king’s treasure from the castle of Shrewsbury to Wales in time of war once in a year, and rendering 3s. at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Salop; all which lands, &c. were in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Richard, and are so now through his death.
Alice his sister, aged 24, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (15.)
90. ADAM DE ELMRUGGE.
Writ, 5 Sept. 2 Edw. II.
WORCESTER. Inq. Monday after St. Matthew, 2 Edw. II.
Elmerugge. The hamlet (extent given), held of the heirs of Hugh de Mortuo Mari of Richard’s Castle, who are in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/3 knight’s fee; and (the tenants) owe suit at the court of Wychebaud.
Roger his son, aged 26 on the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
SALOP. Inq. and extent, Wednesday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 2 Edw. II.
Tylleshope. The manor (extent given), held of the said heirs by service of 1/3 knight’s fee, doing suit at the court of Boreford, and scutage when it happens.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (16.)
91. LLEWELYN AP OWAYN.
Writ to the justice of Wales, 3 May, 2 Edw. II.
CARDIGAN. Inq. Thursday after Holy Trinity, 2 Edw. II.
(Unspecified.) A commote and a half, and a ‘Westwa,’ held of the king in chief by the Welsh tenure ‘Pennaethium’ (?), viz.—by fealty and by service that he and all his tenants whenever necessary are bound to come at the summons of the king’s bailiffs for the expedition of the king and his bailiffs, for three days at their own charges, and he is bound to do suit at the court of Cardigan called the Welsh county (court); and after his death the king ought to have of his goods 100s. as heriot called ‘Ebedin’; and according to the custom of the Welsh his lands ought to be divided proportionally between his sons, nor can the king exact of them wardship or marriage.
His sons, Oweyn aged 11, and Thomas aged 10, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (17.)
92. ROGER DE BURTON.
Writ, 18 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
WESTMORLAND. Inq. Saturday before St. Martin, 2 Edw. II.
Burton in Kendal. The manor held of William de Ros by service of 12d. yearly for cornage, which cornage gives wardship and relief when they happen.
Hoton Roff. A messuage and 40a. land, held of Ingelram de Gynes by service of 1d. yearly.
He held nothing in the county of the inheritance of Laderena, late the wife of John de Bella Aqua (whose heir is in the king’s wardship).
Roger his son, aged 2 years and 3 months, is his next heir.
YORK. Inq. Friday the eve of St. Andrew, 2 Edw. II.
Westherlesay. The manor (extent given), held of the bishop of Durham by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the bishop’s court at Alverton.
He held nothing of the said Laderana, late the wife of John de Belewe, nor of her heir.
Heir as above, aged 2 at the feast of St. Matthew last.
[YORK.] Inq. Monday after St. Andrew, 2 Edw. II.
Thurkelby. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of William, son of Oliver de Buscy, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
He held nothing of the heir of the said Laderana.
Heir as above.
[YORK.] Inq. Thursday before St. Nicholas, 2 Edw. II.
Carleton in Balne. 7a. meadow, and 15l. 16s. rent of assize, held of the heir of the said Laderana, by service of 6d. or a pair of gilt spurs yearly, doubling the said rent after the said Roger’s death from heir to heir, as free farmers.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (18.)
93. THOMAS DE CHAUNCY, late baron of Skirpenbeck.
Writ, 8 April, 2 Edw. II.
[YORK.] Inq. Tuesday after St. Mark, 2 Edw. II.
Skyrpenbeck. A manor-house (manerium) with the enclosure (claustro) and lands (extent given).
Thoraldby. 4 tofts and 12 bovates land.
All held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a barony, doing 1 knight’s service.
William his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (19.)
94. JOHN SPIGURNEL alias SPYGORNEL, of Staundon.
Writ, 18 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 31 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Stondon. The manor (extent given), held of Ralph de Merk by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Edmund his son, aged 22, is his next heir.
Writ, 18 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Sunday after St. Martin, 2 Edw. II.
Skegeby. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 4l. 4s. 4d. yearly, to be paid by the hand of the sheriff of Nottingham.
Heir as above, aged 23.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (20.)
95. SIMON DE LEYBURN.
Writ, 20 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Thursday the morrow of Ash Wednesday, 2 Edw. II.
Berewyk. The manor (extent given), held by the said Simon, jointly with John his son, of William de Leybourne in chief by homage and service of 1lb. cummin yearly, of the enfeoffment of Philip de Say, who enfeoffed the said Simon and Lucy his wife and John, to them and the heirs of the body of the said John, so that if the said John should die without such heirs the tenement should descend to Maud his sister, and the heirs of her body, and if she should die without such heirs it should remain to the right heirs of the said Simon.
John his son, who was enfeoffed with him as aforesaid, was 14 on the day of St. Thomas the Apostle last.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (21.)
96. JOHN BARCOLF.
Writ, 17 April, 2 Edw. II.
LEICESTER. Inq. 9 May, 2 Edw. II.
Houton. A messuage and 1/2a. land, held of Alice de Brayles for her life, as of her dower by the death of John Jorce her first husband, who held the same of the king in chief, with all his other lands, by service of finding a horse, price 5s., with a sack and pin (brocheto) in the king’s war in Wales, for forty days at his own charges.
Cotes. 6a. arable held of John Poutrel by service of 2s. yearly.
Prestwold. 1 1/2a. land held of Hugh Henri by service of 1/2d.; and 3r. land held of Ralph Randolf by service of a clove gillyflower.
Wymundewold. A croft and toft, and 5a. land, held of the master of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, by service of 2s. yearly.
Burton. 2a. land held of William Gilbert by service of 1d. yearly.
John his son, aged 7 at the feast of the Assumption, 2 Edw. II, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 7. (22.)