Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 102

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 102', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910), pp. 467-474. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/467-474 [accessed 13 June 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 102", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910) 467-474. British History Online, accessed June 13, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/467-474.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 102", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910). 467-474. British History Online. Web. 13 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/467-474.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 102

743. RICHARD DE AMCOTES.
Writ, 8 December, 20 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Burtonestath’, 30 December, 20 Edward II.
Gerlethorp. A capital messuage, 2 bovates of land, a ferry at Maresdyk rented at 13s. 4d. yearly, and 20s. yearly, rent from a messuage and land &c. called Lececroft, and other rents, held of Edmund earl of Arundell by service of 7s. to be paid yearly at his manor of Eppeworth in the Isle of Haxholm.
Amecotes. A messuage and 1/2 bovate of land, held of the abbot of Seleby by service of 12s. yearly.
Richard his son, aged 18 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (1.)
744. JOHN DE HEYRON alias HAYROUN.
Writ, 20 August, 20 Edward II.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. Thursday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 20 Edward II.
Enefeld. A moiety of a messuage &c., 100a. arable, 8a. meadow, 10a. pasture, a moiety of a water-mill, and 30s. 10d. and 200 eels rent &c., held, by the courtesy of England as of the inheritance of Emma sometime his wife, of the king as of the inheritance of the heir of the earl of Hereford now in the king’s hand, by service of 1/10 knight’s fee, and rendering 3s. 6d. at the manor of Enefeld; a moiety of a water-mill and 10a. arable, similarly held of the abbot of Waltham by service of 15s. yearly; and 8a. arable similarly held of John de Enefeld, service unspecified.
John, son of the said John and Emma, aged 30 and more, is their next heir.
Writ, 20 August, 20 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, 16 September, 20 Edward II.
Nyweton and Exton. A capital messuage, a fourth part of a dovecot and water-mill, 50a. arable, 10a. meadow, 10a. pasture, and rents &c., held of the king in chief by service of 1/12 knight’s fee.
Northpederton. 16 1/2a. land and 2 1/2a. meadow, held of John de Erlegh in socage by service of 12d. yearly.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (2.)
745. NICHOLAS MARTYN.
Writ, 2 December, 20 Edward II.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Dorcestre, 15 December, 20 Edward II.
Waltereston. The manor (extent given), held of the heir of William Martyn deceased, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of a knight’s fee.
Polayneston. The hamlet (extent given), held of the abovesaid heir by service of a knight’s fee of Mortain.
Robert his son, aged 25 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (3.)
746. EDMUND DEYNCOURT alias DAYNCOURT.
Writ, 8 January, 20 Edward II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. 12 January, 19 (sic) Edward II.
Graneby. The manor (extent given), held for life of the king by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, with remainder to William Dayncourt and the heirs of his body, by fine levied in the king’s court between the said Edmund and Master Oliver Dayncourt and John Dayncourt of Parkhall.
William Dayncourt [abovesaid], his kinsman, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
DERBY. Inq. 13 January, 20 Edward II.
Holmesfeld and Elmeton. The manors (extents given), held for life of the king in chief as of the crown by service of 1/2 knight’s fee; which manors by the fine levied as abovesaid ought to remain to the abovesaid William &c., excepting a messuage, 312a. land, 14(a.?) and 3r. meadow, and 52s. 4d. rent in Elmeton, which ought to remain to Hamond de Mascy and Joan his wife for the life of the said Joan.
Oxcroft. A messuage, 60a. land, and 20s. rent of free tenants, held of John de Folevill by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
Writ, 8 January, 20 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 13 January, 20 Edward II.
Blaunkenaye and Braunceston. The manors with the soke (extents given), including 21 bondmen in Scaupwyck in Blaunkenaye, held for life of the king in chief as of the crown by service of a knight’s fee; and a messuage in the Bail of Lincoln held of the king by service of 1d. yearly; all which ought to remain to the abovesaid William &c., by the fine levied as abovesaid.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (4.)
747. RICHARD LE BLOUNT.
Writ, 29 December, 20 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Sobbury on Wednesday after St. Hilary, 20 Edward II.
Buttone. A moiety of the manor (extent given), with a moiety of the hundred, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Mangotesfeld. A messuage &c., 40a. arable, 5a. meadow, and 102s. 4d. rent of free tenants, and 22s. rent of bondmen &c., held of the lord of the manor of Thornbury for the time being, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Edmund le Blount his brother, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (5.)
748. WILLIAM DE BEREFORD.
Writ, 28 August, 20 Edward II.
DERBY AND LEICESTER. Inq. Tuesday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 20 Edward II.
DERBY. Sutton. The manor (extent given), held of the king as of the honour of Tuttebury by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Ludchirch. 29s. rent from free tenants held of John Denek by service of 12d.
Sutton. 6a. and 2 plots of meadow, held of Robert de Couland by service of 3s.
Meysham. The manor (extent given), held of Robert de Monte Alto by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
LEICESTER. Alton [alias Aulton]. 51s. rent held of William la Zhouche by service of 3s. 4d. yearly.
Edmund his son, aged 28 and more, is his next heir.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Athirston on Monday after St. Matthew, 20 Edward II.
Drakynhegge. Lands &c., held for life of the inheritance of Guy de Mancestre, by the demise of John de Mancestre father of the said Guy, of the heirs of Nicholas son of Ralph, sometime lord of Nethirwithacre, by service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly, price 6d.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Derset on Friday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 20 Edward II.
Langeleye. The manor (extent given), held of the heir of the earl of Warwick, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 42s. 2d. yearly.
Wysawe. The manor (extent given), held of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of 17d. yearly.
Moxhull [alias Moxull]. A messuage and a virgate of land, held of Henry de Lyle by service of 3s. 10d. yearly.
Bykemers. The manor (extent given), held of William Corbet by service of a knight’s fee.
Schothiswell. The manor, held jointly with Margaret his wife, by the grant of Thomas Waudard of Schottiswell to them and the heirs of the said William by fine levied in the king’s court, of John son of Guy, by service of two attendances at his court of Sothiswell yearly; and a messuage, a carucate and 3 virgates of land, and 20s. rent, held jointly by the said William and Margaret, by the grant of Gervase de Willeford and Amflesia his wife by fine levied in the king’s court, of John son of Guy by service of a rose yearly.
Grenberouw. The manor, held jointly by the said William and Edmund his son, by the grant of Henry de Braundeston to the said William and Edmund and the heirs of the body of the said Edmund, by fine levied in the king’s court, of John de Harecurt by knight’s service.
Derset. The manor, held for life by the demise of John de Sudle, with remainder to the said Edmund for life, of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Wythinhash [alias Wythynhas]. Certain lands &c. let to William de Sutton for life at 4l. 6s. 8d. yearly, held of the prior of Kenilworth without any service.
Heir as above, aged 28 and more.
Writ, 28 August, 20 Edward II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Royston, 15 September, 20 Edward II.
Clopton. The manor held of Robert de Insula as of his pourparty of the earldom of Aumarle, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 30 and more.
Writ, 28 August, 20 Edward II.
STAFFORD. Inq. made at Wolvernehampton, 10 September, 20 Edward II.
Humeleye. A capital messuage, 40a. arable, 2a. meadow, a grove, 2 water-mills, a fulling-mill, and 64s. rents &c. held of Sir Hugh le Despenser, the younger, as of the castle of Duddeleye by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 28 and more.
Writ, 28 August, 20 Edward II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Brackele, 13 September, 20 Edward II.
Stene, The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief as of the fee of Pynkenye by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and rendering 10d. yearly for the guard of the castle of Wyndesore, and doing suit at the king’s hundred (court) of Sutton.
Farnyngho. A messuage and a carucate of land (extent given), held of Robert de Insula by service of 1/6 knight’s fee.
Heir as last above.
Writ, 28 August, 20 Edward II.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Luton, 5 September, 20 Edward II.
Byscote. 9l. 9s. 4d. rent, held of the abbot of St. Alban’s by service of 6s. 8d. yearly.
Heir as last above.
BERKS. Inq. made at Grauntpount, 5 September, 20 Edward II.
Seukeworth. The manor, held for life, by the grant of Walter le Poure, knight, with reversion to Isabel de Vesci and Henry de Beaumond and the heirs of the said Henry, of the abbot of Abyndone by service of a knight’s fee, rendering 20s. yearly for the guard of the castle of Wyndesore, and doing suit at the abbot’s hundred (court) of Hornemere.
Heir as above, of full age.
BERKS. Inq. taken at Walyngford, 1 September, 20 Edward II.
Clopcote. A capital messuage &c., 80a. land, 15a. meadow, and a fishery with the ferry of a ‘barge’ on the Thames, held jointly with Margery his wife, of Ralph Cheynduyt by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; 9 1/2a. land similarly held of the dean of the castle of Walyngford by service of 2s. 3d. yearly; 12a. land similarly held of Robert de Mulbourn by service of a rose yearly; 4a. land similarly held of Sweyn de Mortele by service of 18d. yearly; 24a. land similarly held of Andrew le Botiller by service of a clove gillyflower; 24a. land similarly held of Henry Eweyn by the like service; 6a. land similarly held of William de Mulbourn by service of 12d. yearly; and 1/2a. land similarly held of the prior of Walyngford for finding a wax taper burning daily in the church of the priory of Walyngford.
Heir as last above.
OXFORD. Inq. taken at Oxford, 4 September, 20 Edward II.
Takkele. The manor with the hamlet of Wighthull, held for life by the grant of Walter le Pouere, knight, by fine levied in the king’s court, with reversion to Isabel de Vescy and Henry de Bello Monte and the heirs of the said Henry, of Robert de Mohaut by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and doing suit at his court at Coventry.
Heir as last above.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Croumersh, 2 September, 20 Edward II.
Nywenham by Walyngford. The manor (extent given), together with the patronage of the lepers’ hospital of St. Mary Magdalen there, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Walyngford, by service of a knight’s fee, and finding two armed men in time of war for guarding the king’s castle of Walyngford at his own charges for forty days, and doing suit at the court of the honour every month.
Nywenham. 80a. arable held at fee farm of the abbot of Radying by service of 5 marks yearly.
Brightewelle. The manor (extent given), held of Richard du Park by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
Cadewelle. 6a. arable held of John Salveyn by service of 2s. yearly.
Britewelle. 33s. 4d. rent held of Edmund de Malynes without any service.
Croumersh [alias Croumers] by Walyngford. 10l. rent held of Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 28 and more.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 28 August, 20 Edward II.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 15 December, 20 Edward II.
Clopton. The advowson of the church held of Robert de Insula.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 28 August, 20 Edward II.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 13 September, 20 Edward II.
Stene. The advowson of the church.
Extent or summary of the above lands and advowsons, with the variations there given within square brackets, and with the addition of:—
WARWICK. Wisshawe. The advowson of the church.
Writ of dedimus potestatem to John de Wysshawe to receive the attorneys of Margaret late the wife of the said William concerning her dower, 29 August, 20 Edward II.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (6.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 15.
749. JOHN CURZON alias LE CURZOUN.
Writ of certiorari super vero valore to Thomas de Hyndringham and John Claver, 18 July, 20 Edward II.
[NORFOLK and SUFFOLK.] Extent and appraisement, Wednesday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 20 Edward II.
[NORFOLK.] Est Carleton. A messuage, and 24a. land, with rents and services, held of the king in chief by service of three parts of a grand serjeanty, viz.—that he, with Robert de Welleholm who holds the fourth part, should convey to the king wherever he may be in England 100 fresh herrings in 24 pasties at their own charges, of the rent of the citizens of Norwich; and 60a. arable with rents and services, held of Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of a knight’s fee.
Hethill. 6a. wood and 2a. meadow held of the said earl, service unspecified.
SUFFOLK. Batisford. A messuage, 103a. arable, 6a. meadow, 5s. wood, and 6a. pasture, which Robert de Batisford and Cecily his wife hold for life, and from which the prior &c., of Wirmegaye takes 20s. rent, the master of the hospital of St. John, Batisford, 8s., and William …. 8s.; which tenements after the death of the said Robert and Cecily ought to descend to William son and heir of the said John Curzoun.
[NORFOLK.] Besthorp. A messuage, 100a. arable, 2a. meadow, 6a. wood, 2a. pasture, and 5s. rent, held by the said John with Margaret his wife, by the gift of William le Curzoun his father to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the heirs of Tatishale by service of 1/2 knight’s fee; and the same ought to descend to the said William as abovesaid.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (7.)
750. WALTER DE GOUSHULL.
Writ (missing).
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Wednesday after St. Luke, 20 Edward II.
Hoveringham and Flyntham. Two messuages, 4 carucates of land, 40a. meadow, 11 tofts, and 20 bovates of land.
Hoveringham, Flyntham, Kneveton, and Radecliff upon Trent. 61s. 7d., 3lb. pepper and 1lb. cummin rent, and a pair of gloves price 1d. yearly.
All held jointly with Margery his wife, who survives, by the grant of Lambert de Trikingham to them and the heirs of the said Walter by fine levied in the king’s court, of Sir Edmund Deyncourt by service of a knight’s fee.
Thomas his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
DERBY. Inq. Monday after St. [Luke?] the Evangelist, 20 Edward II. (defective.)
Barleburgh. The manor (extent given), with its members in Cressewell, Whitewell, and Coumbes, held of Nicholas de Langeford by service of a knight’s fee.
Kynwaldmers. A moiety of a water-mill, 18a. meadow, and 107s. 8d. rent, held of the said Nicholas by service of 1d.
Barleburgh. Certain lands &c., held jointly with Margery his wife, to them and the heirs of the said Walter, of Nicholas de Langeford, viz.—certain lands held by the grant of John son of Robert de Wodethorp, by service of 1d. yearly; a bovate of land, held by the gift of Richard de Goushull, by service of a rose; 2 plots of land and wood called Ryddyng and Horscroftgrene, held by the gift of William son of Roger de Hotto, service unknown; 17 1/2d. yearly rent, held by the gift of William de Hotto, service unknown; and 3a. land, held by the gift of Roger son of William Godhous, service unknown; and pleas &c., of the court.
Barleburgh Wodhous. 6s. 8d. rent similarly held by the grant of Robert son of John Gryme, by service of 1/2d. yearly.
Barleburgh and Wodhous. A toft and 3a. land similarly held, by the gift of Walter de Blida, service unknown.
Rouley and Barleburgh. Two plots of arable land similarly held by the gift of William son of William de Newbolt, service unknown.
Whitewell. Certain lands &c., similarly held, by the gift of Thomas Doilly, service unknown.
Barleburgh. A toft and a bovate of land.
Cressewell. Nine messuages and 9 bovates of land.
Whitewell. 6s. 1d. and a pair of gloves yearly rent, and a toft and 1/2 bovate of land.
All similarly held, by the gift of Adam de Gredelyng, by service of 3d. yearly.
Whitewell. A park similarly held, by the gift of Andrew Luterell, service unknown.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (8.)
751. ADAM DE SWYNBURN alias DE SWYNEBURNE.
Writ, 12 December, 20 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. [Tuesday] the feast of St. Hilary, 20 Edward II. (much defaced.)
Bothcastel. The manor (extent given), held of Ran[ulph] de Dacre lord of Gill[esland] as of the manor of Bur[gh] by service of homage and fealty. Partly destroyed by the Scots.
[ (fn. 1) Lunorton (Lanerton). The manor (extent given).
Irchinton (Irthinton). The manor.]
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. … . before the feast of … . 20 Edward II. (much defaced.)
Haulghton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief as of the manor of Werk in Tyndale by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Symundburn. The manor (extent given), with tenements in Nunwik, held of the king in chief as of the said manor of Werk by homage, fealty and suit of court.
Swynburn. The manor (extent given), held of Thomas de Swynburn, lord of Gunwarton by homage and fealty.
Collewell. Six bondages held of Roger Heron (?) by service of 5s. yearly.
Espeleywod. The manor (extent given), including 16 shielings, held of the king in chief as of the manor of Terseth, which was of John Comyn, by homage and fealty.
Tyndale. A place called Lusburn, held of the king in chief as of the manor of Terseth by homage and … . rent.
Huntland. Eight shielings held of the king in chief as of the manor of Wark in Tyndale by homage and fealty.
Bradley. A shieling so called, held of the manor of Henneshalgh (?) by service of 13d. (?) yearly.
Staincroft. A bondage held of the king in chief as of the manor of Thornton which was of John Comyn, by service of 5s. (?) yearly.
Thurlewall. Ten bondages held of the king in chief as of the manor of Werk in Tyndale by homage and fealty.
Shutlington. Two bondages held of Adam de Shutlington by service of 5s. yearly.
Neuton. Two bondages held of John de Lancastre as of the manor of Styford by homage and fealty.
Moryly. The hamlet (extent given), held of Anthony de Luscy, as of the manor of Langeley by service of 12s. yearly.
Shotley. 100a. land held of John de Lancastre as of the manor of Styford by homage and fealty.
Newcastle upon Tyne. A burgage held of the king in chief by service of 7d.
Many of these manors &c. are described as destroyed by the Scots.
Barnaba his daughter, aged 34 on the feast of St. Martin in the Winter last, Gerard de Woderyngton, son of Christiana daughter of the said Adam, aged 24 on the feast of St. Michael last, and William Heron, son of Elizabeth another daughter, aged 22 on the feast of St. Andrew last, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 102. (9.)

Footnotes

  • 1. So given in the calender printed in 1806, but now illegible.