Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 53

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 53', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910) pp. 1-8. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp1-8 [accessed 22 May 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 53", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910) 1-8. British History Online, accessed May 22, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp1-8.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 53", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910). 1-8. British History Online. Web. 22 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp1-8.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 53

1. JOHN ATTE TOUNESENDE of Sandiacre.
Writ, 22 February, 10 Edward II.
DERBY. Inq. Monday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 10 Edward II.
Sandiacre. Two parts of a messuage, 16a. arable, and 2a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of 6s. 8d. to be paid yearly to the sheriff of Derby for the king’s use.
Thomas his son, aged 25, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (1.)
2. LUKE TAILLEBOYS.
Writ of amotus, 5 November, 10 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. made at Newcastle upon Tyne, on Thursday the feast of St. Katharine, 10 Edward II.
Hephale. The manor of a moiety of the town, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
William Taillboys, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (2.)
3. ROBERT DE CLIFFORD.
Writ of plenius certiorari to enquire what lands, &c. not mentioned in previous inquisitions the said Robert held in the city of London and its suburb, 10 December, 10 Edward II.
LONDON. Inq. held at the church of St. Dunstan by the New Temple, 14 December, 10 Edward II.
Fleet Street in the suburb of London. A tenement with a garden by the church of St. Dunstan, held of the king in chief by service of rendering 1d. yearly to the king by the hands of the sheriffs of London. He held no other lands in the said city or suburb.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (3.)
4. JOHN DE ABBENHAL.
Writ (missing).
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Thursday after St. Gregory the Pope, 10 Edward II.
Forest of Dene. The office of forester to be kept in person with bow and arrows.
Abbanhal and Micheldene manor. A messuage, 140a. arable in demesne, 6a. wood, a water-mill, 40s. rent of assize, six bondmen, etc., and the advowson of the church of Abbanhal.
All held of the king in chief by 30s. rent yearly at Newenham.
Ralph de Abbenhal, his brother, aged 40, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (4.)
5. JOHN DE HOLEYM.
Writ, 24 January, 10 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Friday in the first week of Lent, 10 Edward II.
Bondby. A capital messuage and 3 1/2 bovates of land held, as of the inheritance of Agnes de Limbergh sometime his wife by the courtesy of England, of Richard Costantyn by service of 6d. yearly.
John, son of the said John and Agnes de Limberge, aged 20 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (5.)
6. GEOFFREY LE ARBLASTER alias LE ARBELASTER.
Writ, 15 December, 10 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 28 December, 10 Edward II.
Bukyngton. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s gaol at Exeter.
Richard his son, aged 25, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (6.)
7. THOMAS PLAICE alias DE PLAYCE.
Writ, 23 September, 10 Edward II.
[YORK.] Inq. taken at Wyntringham, on Monday before St. Michael, 10 Edward II.
Dugelby. A carucate of land, whereof 20 make a fee, held of the inheritance of William de Wescy, deceased, by knight’s service.
Multhorp. Twelve bovates of land held by Herbert son of John, by knight’s service.
Kirkeby in Crendal. Thirteen bovates of land held of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight’s service.
Neuton. Two carucates of land and 3 messuages, held of Geoffrey de Loterel by knight’s service.
William his son, aged 23, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (7.)
8. ROBERT TURBELVILL alias TURBERVYLE.
Writ, 26 June, 10 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. made at Feltoun on Thursday after St. Matthew, 10 Edward II.
Hortoun by Woller. Two parts of the manor, excepting 129a. land and 7a. meadow, held of Edmund Turbervyle by knight’s service.
John Turbervyle, aged 8, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (8.)
9. SIBYL DE ABETOT alias DE APETOT.
Writ, 6 August, 10 Edward II.
HEREFORD. Inq. Wednesday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 10 Edward II.
Le Okes by Bromyard. A moiety of a messuage, 21a. arable, 1/2a. meadow and 6s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of conducting the king’s treasure from Hereford to London, taking 12d. per day in going, and he ought to summon the bishop of Hereford at Bromyard whenever the king shall implead the bishop.
Cecily de Apetot, the wife of Thomas de Holeford, aged 50, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (9.)
10. AYMER DE COMYN alias COMYN.
Writ, 25 October, 10 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. made at Newcastle upon Tyne, on Monday before St. Edmund the Archbishop, 10 Edward II.
Tyrset, Hethyneshalch, Therntoun and Walwyk. The manors held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Joan the wife of David earl of Athol (Adtholie), aged 24, and Elizabeth her sister, aged 16, sisters of John Comyn father of the said Aymer, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (10.)
11. JOHN DE HEKYNGWYK alias DE KEKYNGWYKE.
Writ, 24 January, 10 Edward II.
WORCESTER. Inq. Thursday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 10 Edward II. (defaced).
Kekyngwyke. A messuage, 1 1/2 carucate of land and 6a. meadow, and the advowson of the chapel, held by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Wych. 8s. yearly rent held by service of … knights’ fee.
All held of the earl of Warwick, and they are in the king’s wardship by reason of the minority of the earl’s heir.
John his son, aged 38, is his heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (11.)
12. ALEXANDER DE BRADFORD.
Writ, 8 October, 10 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. taken at Baumburgh, on Sunday before St. Luke, 10 Edward II.
Bradford. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of finding a man, armed with haqueton, hauberk, bacinet, lance and knife (cuttell’) upon an unbarded horse, in war with the king for forty days at his own costs, and rendering 13s. 4d. yearly for the guard of the castle of Baumburg, and doing one suit at the county (court) of Northumberland every six weeks.
Thomas his son, aged 40, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (12.)
13. ADAM DE OSGODEBY.
Writ of amotus, 1 October, 10 Edward II.
[YORK.] Inq. 8 October, 10 Edward II.
Neuhalgh in Drax. A messuage, 50a. land, a water-mill, and 10s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief by service of 1/8 knight’s fee and rendering 4d. yearly to the king for fines of the county; which the said Adam in full life gave by charter to Walter de Osgodeby his brother, his heirs or assigns.
Ulfschelf. 18a. land held of the fee of St. Peter’s, York, by service of 1d. yearly.
Yapum. Six marks yearly rent held by fealty of Robert de Totale, other services unknown.
John son of John de Osgodeby, aged 15 at Lent last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (13.)
14. HUGH DE LOUTHRE alias DE LOWTHER.
Writ, 21 April, 10 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Tuesday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 10 Edward II.
Newton Reynye (extent given), held of the king in chief, by service of finding in the king’s Scotch war a horseman on a horse worth 40s., armed with corselet, iron cap, lance and sword, remaining for forty days with the king’s body.
Hugh his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
WESTMORELAND. Inq. Monday after SS. Philip and James, 10 Edward II. (defaced).
Louther. Four messuages and … bovates of land, held of Roger, son and heir of Sir Robert de Clyfford, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 13s. 4d. for cornage; and 2 messuages and 6 bovates of land, held of the prior, &c. of Watton by service of 8d. for cornage.
Thirneby. A plot of land called ‘Tranterne’ held of Henry de Haverington by service of 1d. yearly, worth 40s. yearly, which are paid to the nuns of Keldholme as dry rent, time out of mind.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (14.)
15. WILLIAM DE ROUHTON.
Writ, 15 December, 10 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. 10 January, 10 Edward II.
Roughton in the manor of Worfeld. A capital messuage, 30a. land and 1r. meadow, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, and by service of keeping a moiety of the king’s forest of Morf.
Roger de Bromleye, his brother, aged 50 on Christmas day last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (15.)
16. JOHN DE KNOVIL alias DE KNOVILLE.
Writ, 23 January, 10 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 8 March, 10 Edward II.
La Chapele. The hamlet, held, as dower of Alice his wife, of the bishop of Exeter in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
His daughters, Cecily, aged 8, Eleanor, aged 5, and Amy, aged 2, are his next heirs.
CORNWALL. Inq. 8 March, 10 Edward II.
Trevalga. The hamlet, held, as dower of the said Alice, of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Heirs as above.
SOMERSET. Inq. 12 February, 10 Edward II.
Pokyngton. The manor sometime held of John de Furneaux by service of a knight’s fee, but long before his death the said John de Knovil enfeoffed John de Taleford and David Anselm thereof to hold to them and their heirs, excepting 1d. rent and the services of Cristine Pruwet arising from a messuage and 1 virgate of land in Baryngton.
Heirs as above.
MONMOUTH. Memorandum [from the escheator].
The same John held certain lands, &c. in Radewyk and Magor, of which he can as yet have no inquisition, because they are in the marches of Wales and without the bounds of any county.
Writ to the escheator wondering that certain lands, &c. in the marches of Wales of which the said John was seised have not yet been taken into the king’s hand, and ordering him to do so without delay or to signify the reason why, 30 April, 10 Edward II.
MARCHES OF WALES. Return from the escheator (undated).
Radewyk. He (the escheator) went to certain lands, &c. which the said John held of the king in chief by knight’s service, as appears by inquisitions taken after the death of Gilbert de Knovill his father, and by rolls and other memoranda of the exchequer, and found there Roger de Sancto Mauro, asserting himself to be steward of Thomas, earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England, in the parts of Stroguil, who maintained himself there by force, and would not permit him to execute his office.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (16.)
17. THEOBALD DE NEVULL alias DE NEVYLLE.
Writ, 5 October, 10 Edward II.
RUTLAND. Inq. 12 December, 10 Edward II.
The bailiwick of keeping the king’s forest of Rutland (Rot’), held of the king in chief rendering 40s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff for groves (pro brullo) of the same forest
Alice his daughter, whom John Hakelut [alias Hakeleut] married, aged 16 and more, is his next heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. 10 December, 10 Edward II.
Aythelaxton. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held jointly by the said Theobald and Cecily late his wife, by the enfeoffment of Thomas de Nevill to them and the heirs of the said Theobald, whereof two parts of the said messuage and 3 virgates of land are held of the manor of Rotheleye, (which is) in the hands of the Hospitallers of the king’s gift by the forfeiture of the Templars, in free socage by service of 3s., and the third part of the messuage and 5 virgates of land are held of John de Bakepuz, knight, by service of a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. yearly, and for 1/4 knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (17.)
18. EDMUND DE MULTON.
Writ, 20 October, 10 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Monday before All Saints, 10 Edward II.
Alington. A moiety of a messuage, 80a. arable, 8a. pasture, and 8l. rent, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Albemarle now in the king’s hand, by service of 1/4 and 1/2 knight’s fee.
Thomas de Multon, his brother, aged 14 on the day of All Saints next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (18.)
19. MABEL (Amabilla) DE SNELLESLOND alias DE SNELLESLOUND.
Writ, 28 April, 10 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday before St. Barnabas, 10 Edward II.
Thorgamby. 10s. rent from a moiety of a messuage and 2 bovates of land which Hugelina de Thorgamby, deceased, held in dower of the inheritance of the said Mabel, held of the heir of William de Chauney [a minor and in the king’s wardship], by service of 1/20 knight’s fee.
William de Snelleslound, her son, aged 34 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (19.)
20. ROBERT DE HUGHAM.
Writ, 6 May, 10 Edward II.
KENT. Inq. Sunday after SS. Peter and Paul, 10 Edward II. (defaced.)
Weveryngge. Two marks yearly rent held of the king in chief by service of finding in the king’s army in Wales a horse with sack and pin (brochia) value 5s., to aid in bearing thither the king’s scullery (squyleryam).
Boctene Monchenesy. Two parts of the manor held of Sir Aymer de Valencia, earl of Panebrok, by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
Hugham. Two parts of the manor held of Bartholomew de Badlesmere by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
Warresius (?) aged 10, son of Helen, one of the daughters of Beatrice Bourne, aunt of the said Robert, and Benedicta, aged 24, another of the daughters of the said Beatrice, whom John de Schel[vin]gge married, are next heirs of the said Robert.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (20.)
21. HUGH DE LACHYNDONE alias DE LACHENDONE.
Writ, 2 May, 10 Edward II.
ESSEX. Inq. 14 May, 10 Edward II.
Lachyndon. A capital messuage, 140a. arable, 6a. meadow, 8a. pasture and 9s. rent of assize, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee as of the honour of Hauleye, and rendering 10s. yearly at the castle of Dover.
John his son, aged 6 at Easter last, is his next heir.
Assignment of dower made 24 May, 10 Edward II. to Alice, late the wife of the said Hugh, including a chamber to the east of the hall, an ox-house, a small house called ‘Le Cheshows,’ and 46 1/2a. land and pasture lying near Odyngisdoune and abutting on the road to the church of Lachendon, &c.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (21.)
22. HUGH DE CHEKENHULL.
Writ, 30 September, 10 Edward II.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 22 October, 10 Edward II.
Wolveston. A tenement called Wolveston (extent given), held of the king in chief by serjeanty, by service of finding a footman with bow and arrows in the king’s war in Wales for forty days at his own costs.
Austeburn in the Isle of Wight. The manor (extent given), held of Edward the king’s son by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and doing suit at the court of knights of Newport.
Chekenhull. The reversion of a tenement called Chekenhull (extent given), held of the abbot of Hide in free socage, by service of 13s. 4d. yearly, which tenement the said Hugh assigned to Roberge his wife, before he married her, for her whole dower.
John his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (22.)
23. JOHN DAUMPER alias DAUNPER.
Writ, 22 October, 10 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday before St. Andrew, 10 Edward II.
Besby. The manor (extent given), held of the heir of Adam de Welle, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of a knight’s fee.
Roger his son, aged 23 at the feast of Easter next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 53. (23.)