Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 8

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 8', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 5, Edward II, (London, 1908), pp. 44-51. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol5/pp44-51 [accessed 19 June 2024].

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 8

97. THOMAS ALEYN of Sybbeford.
Writ, 3 May, 2 Edw. II.
OXFORD. Inq. 21 May, 2 Edw. II.
Sibbeford. A capital messuage, 31a. arable, a pasture, and 1d. rent, held of the lands, &c. of the master and brethren of the knights of the Temple in England (now in the king’s hand), by service of 3s. yearly.
Richard his son, aged 7, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (1.)
98. WILLIAM DE KERDYF.
Writ, 28 Jan. 2 Edw. II.
WORCESTER. Inq. Friday after St. Matthias, 2 Edw. II.
Quenhull. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering a great brachet (hound) yearly at the feast of St. John the Baptist wherever the king shall be in England, and if he shall be without the realm, then at the exchequer.
Paulinus his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (2.)
99. ADAM LE KEU, of Staveley.
Writ, 10 May, 2 Edw. II.
YORK. Inq. Saturday after Holy Trinity, 2 Edw. II.
Northgeveldal. A messuage and 4 bovates land.
Estgeveldal. A third part of a water-mill and 4 bovates land.
All held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Cecily his wife, by service of finding a sixth part of a crossbowman in the castle of York, if there shall be war in the county, for forty days at his own charges.
Staveley. A messuage and 1 bovate land, held of Henry son of Hugh by service of 1d. yearly.
William his son, aged 40 and more, is next heir of the said Cecily.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (3.)
100. HUGH DE GEROUNDE.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. 1 Dec. 2 Edw. II.
KENT. Inq. Thursday after the Purification, 2 Edw. II.
Asshurst. The advowson of the church.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Monday after St. Lucy, 2 Edw. II.
Foxcote. Certain tenements held by John de la Haye by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Foxcote. The advowson of the church.
Dodyntone. The advowson of the church.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (4.)
101. WALTER DE ALETE.
Writ, 7 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. Friday the feast of St. Nicholas, 2 Edw. II.
Polpri. 6s. rent and a water-mill, held of Sir Peter de Gaverston, earl of Cornwall, as of his castle of Launceveton, by knight’s service, and the said earl’s steward seized the same when the said Walter died to the earl’s profit.
Kilmonseg’. Two parts of 1a. land Cornish, held of William de Botereaus by knight’s service; and a third part of 1a. jointly held by the said Walter and Iseult his wife of the said William.
He died on Friday before All Saints, 1 Edw. II. His daughters, Margery aged 9, and Eleanor aged 6, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (5.)
102. FREMUND DE ERDYNTON.
Writ, 8 Aug. 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Thursday before St. Gregory the Pope, 2 Edw. II.
Bruges. 4a. land near Le Hay in the foreign liberty of the town, held of the king by service of 2s. to be rendered at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the bailiffs of Bruges yearly; 8a. land held of Guy de Glazeleye by service of 1/2d. yearly; 6a. land held of John de la Wode by service of 1/2d.; 8a. land held of the heir of Robert de Dedemanston, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of 1/2d.; a messuage and 1/2 virgate land, held of Richard de Harleye by service of a pair of gloves, rendering also 10s. yearly to the church of St. Mary Magdalen, Quatford; and a messuage and three nooks of land, held of Thomas de Chabbenouer by service of 16s. 6d. yearly.
Oldebury. 20a. land and 1a. meadow, held of the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield by service of 13d. yearly.
Bruges. A messuage within the precincts of the castle, held of Roger Boneamy by service of 1/2d. yearly; which messuage the said Fremund bequeathed to his daughter Alice as his free burgage.
Reginald his son, aged 16 on the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (6.)
103. ROGER DE BACHEWORTH.
Writ, 2 Dec. 2 Edw. II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 5 Feb. 2 Edw. II.
Haselingfeld. 50a. arable, 4a. meadow, a pasture, 31s. 1 1/2d. rent of assize, and three born bondmen holding 3 messuages and 20a. land, held of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee. Sibyl late the wife of John de Bachewrth, holds a third part thereof in dower.
Richard his brother, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 2 Edw. II.
Childewyk Say. The manor (extent given), two parts whereof were in the king’s hand from the death of John de Bacheworth his father by reason of the idiocy of the said Roger, which, with the third part which Sibyl his mother holds in dower, are held of the abbot of St. Albans, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 22 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (7.)
104. MAUD LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT CORBET.
Writ 12 June, 2 Edw. II.
SALOP. Inq. Friday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 2 Edw. II.
Besford. The township (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Tettieshull, Marebroc’, and Habberleye. The manor (extent given), held of Sir Peter Corbet by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Blechcheleye. The township (extent given), held of Theobald de Verdun rendering nothing.
Balisleye in the Marches of Wales. The township held of Sir Fulk son of Warin rendering nothing.
Thomas her son, aged 25 on the feast of Holy Trinity last, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (8.)
105. ROBERT DE BEDINGFELD.
Writ, 17 April, 2 Edw. II.
NORFOLK. Inq. 16 June, 2 Edw. II.
Causton. A capital messuage, 42a, arable, 10s. rent of assize, 2 capons &c. held by the said Robert and Joan his wife, of the inheritance of the said Joan, together with certain lands &c. in Stanhowe, of the king in chief by serjeanty of keeping a hound (bercelettum) when the king shall send it, receiving 14d. weekly from the king.
His daughters, Mary aged 18, Katherine aged 14, and Elizabeth aged 12 and more, are his next heirs.
NORFOLK. Inq. 2 June, 2 Edw. II.
Stanhowe. A capital messuage, 100a. arable, 10s. rent of assize, 10 hens &c., similarly held by the same service. The said Robert and Joan in 1 Edw. II. demised all these lands except 20a. to Clement de Plumstede for six years.
Heirs as above.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (9.)
106. RICHARD DE FURNEUS.
Writ, 10 Jan. 2 Edw. II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Thursday before St. Valentine, 2 Edw. II. (defaced.)
Le Kynggeston. 10l. land and rent, held of the king in chief by service of a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. yearly.
Carleton. The manor (extent given), held by the said Richard and Sibyl his wife, jointly enfeoffed by a fine levied in the king’s court, of the castle of Tichull by homage and service of 1 knight’s fee.
Bothemeshull. A moiety of the manor (extent given), similarly held by the said Richard and Sibyl of the earl of Lancaster by homage and service (unspecified).
He died on Wednesday before St. Luke last. William his son, aged 21 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (10.)
107. ROBERT DE TUDENHAM alias DE THUDENHAM, DE TODENHAM.
Writ, 17 April, 2 Edw. II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 9 May, 2 Edw. II.
Abiton. The manor (extent given), held of Petronilla de Nereford by service of a rose yearly; which manor the said Robert demised to William le Burstler’ and Margaret his wife for nine years, and which they now hold.
Robert his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 80 June, 2 Edw. II.
Eriswelle. The manor (full extent given), held jointly by the said Robert and Eva his wife, who still survives, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Boulogne now in his hand, by service of 2 knights’ fees, of the grant of Robert de Weston and Hawis his wife by fine levied in the king’s court in 54 Hen. III.
Heir as above, son of the said Robert and Eva.
Writ to the treasurer and chamberlains, to send transcript of the foot of fine above mentioned, 4 July, 2 Edw. II.
Transcript of the foot of fine above mentioned, dated three weeks from the day of St. Michael, 54 Hen. III.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (11.)
108. NICHOLAS LE ARCHER, of Stokes.
Writ, 13 May, 2 Edw. II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 5 June, 2 Edw. II.
Stok’. A capital messuage, 240a. arable, 5a. meadow, 41s. 1d., 1lb. pepper and 1lb. cummin, rent of assize, and 78s. 11d. rent, &c. of born-bondmen, held of the king in chief by service of the serjeanty of finding a man in time of war within the four seas of England for forty days at his own charges.
Edmund his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (12.)
109. RICHARD DE FRETEWELL.
Writ, 25 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
OXFORD. Extent, 16 Nov, 2 Edw. II.
Norton Brun. A capital messuage, 100a. land, 4a. meadow, a pasture, a wood, 7s. 6 1/2d. from free tenants, 19s. from villeins, &c., held of the king in chief as of the honour of St. Valery by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Ralph his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (13.)
110. WILLIAM DE BODBRAN.
Writ, 21 March, 2 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. 5 May, 2 Edw. II.
Karkil. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief as of his castle of Tremeton, by service of 6 knights’ fees, and guarding six crenels (kernell’) in the said castle, at his own charge for forty days whenever war shall happen, and doing suit of court there.
Bodbran. A messuage, 30a. arable, 7a. pasture, a water mill, 4s. rent of free tenants, 48s. rent of nine conventionary tenants, &c. held of Baldwin le Flemeng’ in socage.
Trewalla. A messuage, 40a. arable, 5a. pasture, a water-mill, 2s. from free tenants, 29s. 6d. from seven conventionary tenants, &c. held of Thomas de la Hyde by knight’s service, and doing suit at his court of Trelowyan.
By a fine levied in the king’s court between Robert de Keverel and the said William, the lands at Bodbran and Trewalla were held by the said William for life, with remainder to his son Geoffrey and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said William.
Geoffrey his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (14.)
111. WILLIAM DE SAUSTON.
Writ, 5 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 17 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
Sauston. A plot of land called Byhoundebrok’ and 1 hide of land, held of Simon Pyrot by fealty and service of 1/4 knight’s fee; which Simon holds the manor of Sauston for life of the inheritance of the heir of Ralph Pirot, who is in the king’s wardship, which Ralph held it of the king in chief as of the crown by service of 1 1/2 knights’ fee; a messuage, 30a. land, 10a. meadow, two water mills, 30s. rent, &c. held of the said Simon of the said manor by service of 6s. yearly; and 28a. land held of Ralph de Huntedon by scutage, and service of 18d. yearly.
Badburham. 40a. land held of William Barbedor by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, 32d. yearly rent, and 2lb. pepper.
Sauston. A messuage called Hakedesgore, held of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England in exchange for 3a. granted to the priors by his ancestors, service unknown.
Schepereth. 30a. land held of John Frevyle by scutage; and 15a. land held of William de la Hay by service of 2s. 6d. yearly. And the said William and Margery his wife were jointly enfeoffed of the said tenements in Schepereth, to them, their heirs and assigns, so that the right thereof remains to the said Margery.
Hyselham and Frakenham. A messuage held of the bishop of Rochester and William Bernard, viz. of the bishop by service of 6s., and of the said William by service of 1d. yearly; and 100a. land by the great hundred, and 4a. meadow, held of William Bernard by service of 1d. yearly.
Hyselham. 10s. rent to be received from divers tenants, tenure unspecified.
John his son, aged 19 1/2, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (15.)
112. JOHN LE SENESCHAL.
Writ, 21 March, 2 Edw. II.
CORNWALL. Inq. 3 May, 2 Edw. II.
Brevannek. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief, as of his manor of Helleston pertaining to the earldom of Cornwall, in free socage, rendering 10s. yearly at the said manor, and doing suit at his court there.
Rosneithen. The hamlet (extent given), held of Richard de Riskymmer in free socage, and by service of a rose yearly.
Poldu. The hamlet (extent given), including a fair held at Penhal, held of the heir of Joice de Dynham, who is in the king’s wardship, by service of being steward of his lands, which service is assigned to Margaret late the wife of said Joice in dower; and 18s. rent held of Isabel de Beaupre as of her manor of Trewithgy, by service of rendering 6d. and doing suit at her said manor.
John his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (16.)
113. JOHN DE FORSTEBURY.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the petition of Peter his son for his father’s lands, as of full age, 24 Feb. 2 Edw. II.
WILTS. Inq. 21 March, 2 Edw. II.
Westgraftone. A messuage and 4 virgates land, held of the king in chief by service of 10s. yearly, payable at the castle of Merleberge, and keeping the king’s grove called Suthgrave in the forest of Savernak.
The same are in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Peter, and for no other cause.
Peter his son, aged 22 on the feast of St. Calixtus last, is his next heir.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of the said Peter, 20 Nov. 2 Edw. II.
WILTS. Proof of age, 22 Dec. 2 Edw. II. (defaced).
William de Lyllebon, knight, aged 50, says that the said Peter was 22 on the feast of St. Lawrence last, for he was born at Forstebury on that feast 14 Edw. I. and baptized in the church of St. Michael at Schaldeborne on the morrow, and this he knows because on that feast the said John came to Middletone and asked him to be godfather to the said Peter, which he declined on account of the solemnization on the morrow of the nuptials between his mother and Stephen de Britmerestone (?) at Middletone, and the said John asked him to give testimony of the date of birth of the said heir, and he caused it to be written on the wall of his hall.
John le Dun, knight, aged 57, Nicholas de la Mare, aged 60, William le Chamberleyn, aged 46, Ada (sic) de Temesbury, aged 60, John Homedieu, aged 67, William Waryn, aged 40, Peter Olyver, aged 50, William Wolton, aged 48, John Frankelayn, aged 60, Stephen de Perham, aged 46, and John Grygge, aged 60, say the same, and know it because the said John a month after the said feast held a feast at Westeforstebury for the churching of the mother of the heir, at which they were all present, and the said John asked them to give testimony of the day and year of the birth of the said heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (17.)
114. WILLIAM BURDET.
Writ, 8 March, 2 Edw. II.
LEICESTER. Inq. 7 April, 2 Edw. II.
Louseby. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the king by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee, by reason of the lands of Robert de Brus which are in the king’s hand.
John his son, aged 18 at the feast of the Purification, 2 Edw. II, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (18.)
115. ADAM DE DOUNHALE of Haneburgh.
Writ 20 May, 2 Edw. II.
OXFORD. Extent 30 June, 2 Edw. II.
Hanebergh. A capital messuage, 69a. arable, 5a. meadow, a pasture, 1a. wood, and free tenants rendering 5s. 0 1/2d. yearly, held of the king in chief as of his manor of Wodestok’ by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Robert his son, aged 24 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (19.)
116. HENRY DE GREY alias DE GRAY.
Writ, 16 Sept. 2 Edw. II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. 6 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Toueton. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 20a. meadow, a water-mill, and rents, &c. (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief as of the fee of Peverell, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Richard his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
DERBY. Inq. 8 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Codenouer. A castle, 120a. arable, 40a. meadow, 2 mills, a pasture, a park, and rents of free tenants, &c. (full extent given with names of tenants).
Stok’. A messuage, 60a. arable, 5a. meadow, a pasture, a water-mill, and rents of free tenants, &c.
All held of the king in chief as of the fee of Peverell, by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
Writ, 16 Sept. 2 Edw. II.
ESSEX. Inq. 20 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Thurruk. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Ferrars by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 26 1/2.
KENT. Inq. Friday the feast of St. Luke, 2 Edw. II.
Eyllesforde. The manor (extent given), including 20a. pasture in Wald and 150a. wood in Kyngeswode by Malling, held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 26.
KENT. Inq. Saturday the morrow of St. Luke, 2 Edw. II.
Hoo St. Werburge by Rochester. A moiety of the manor (full extent given), including marshes in Westwik, Husewik, and Heyham, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Richard de Grey, knight, his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. 24 Oct. 2 Edw. II.
Shiryngham. The manor (full extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight’s fee, and rendering 12d. yearly at the king’s manor of Aylesham for ‘warpound.’
Heir as above, aged 26 and more.
LEICESTER. Inq. Sunday after St. Michael, 2 Edw. II.
Evynton. The manor with members (full extent given), held of the earl of Leicester for 1 1/2 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the earl’s court, and not of the king in chief.
Heir as above, aged 27 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 8. (20.)