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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 64

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Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 64

211. WILLIAM KYNG alias LE KYNG of Esshefeld.
Writ, 6 July, 12 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. 27 January, 13 Edward II.
Esschefeld. A messuage and 1/2 virgate of land, held of the king in chief by service of 2s. 10d. yearly.
Nicholas his son, aged 24 on the feast of St. Mary Magdalen last, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari on the petition of the said Nicholas, to enquire whether Richard de Bagesoure held the abovesaid messuage and land of King Henry III., in chief, and gave it to Adam le Kyng in fee, rendering 2s. 10d. yearly, and afterwards gave the said rent to Reginald de Rothale, or not, 14 March, 13 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. Friday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 14 Edward II.
Esschefeld. Richard de Baggesouere held a messuage and 1/2 virgate of land with other lands in the said town, of King Henry III., in chief, by service of 2s. 10d., and gave the said messuage and 1/2 virgate of land to Adam le Kyng in fee rendering 2s. 10d. yearly. The said Richard gave nothing to Reginald de Rothale, but his son Roger assigned the above messuage and land to Margery late the wife of the said Richard in dower.
C. Edw. II. File 63. (28.)
212. JOHN MICHEL.
Writ. 23 September, 13 Edward II.
WILTS. Inq. Thursday after the Epiphany, 13 Edward II.
Middelton Lillebon. A messuage, 40a. land, 1a. meadow, and 2s. 1d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of 13d. yearly, at the king’s castle of Old Sarum.
William his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64 (1.)
213. JOHN DE KNOVILL.
Writ of certiorari to enquire whether the said John held the manor of Rodewyk or other lands on the day of his death, of the king as of the crown, as asserted by John de Vienn’, to whom the king has granted the marriage of Cecily, Anne and Eleanor, daughters and heirs of the said John, or not, 28 November, 13 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Monday after St. Vincent, 13 Edward II.
Radewyk. The said John held the manor of the king in chief, as of the crown of England, by service of 1/6 knight’s fee. He held no other lands in the county.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (2.)
214. WILLIAM, SON AND HEIR OF JOHN DE FURMERY.
Writ, 25 November, 13 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. 15 January, 13 Edward II.
High Crosseby. Four bovates of land were in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said William on the day he died, and are held of the king, as of the honour of Cokirmouth, by homage and fealty and by service of 5d. yearly for cornage.
Isabel his sister, aged 20, the wife of William de Clifton, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (3.)
215. JOHN DE SANDALE.
Writ, 22 November, 13 Edward II.
YORK; WAPENTAKE OF STRAFFORD. Inq. 24 December, 13 Edward II.
Whetlay by Doncastre. The manor (extent given), lately held of Peter de Malo Lacu by service of 27s. yearly, but four years and more before his death the said John gave the same to Margery de Wilughby for life, with remainder to John her son and his heirs and assigns for ever.
Heir unknown.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (4.)
216. NICHOLAS FOLEJAMBE.
Writ, 30 November, 13 Edward II.
DERBY. Inq. 16 December, 13 Edward II.
Wormhull. A messuage and 30a. land, held of the king by serjeanty, by service of keeping the king’s forest of Campana in the Peak (Pekko) in person with bow and arrows.
Robert his son, aged 23, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (5.)
217. ROGER LE CHAUMBERLEYN.
Writ, 18 August, 13 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Thursday after St. Michael, 13 Edward II.
Stokeneylond and Wherstede. A messuage, &c., 60a. arable, 8a. meadow, 12a. pasture, 3a. wood, 40s. rent, &c. held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Reylegh, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and suit at the court of the honour at Reylegh; 20a. land, and 2a. meadow, held of Sir John de Tendryng by service of 10s. yearly; 2a. land held of Sir James de Lamburne by service of 6d. yearly; and a wind mill held of the said Sir James by service of 6d.
Richard his son, aged 32, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (6.)
218. ROBERT DE MANERIIS.
Writ, 21 August, 13 Edward II.
[YORK.] Inq. Tuesday after St. Martin, 13 Edward II.
Sutton. A messuage and 4 bovates of land, held of John Gower by service of a sparrow-hawk yearly.
Ferlington. A messuage and a carucate of land, held of Ralph de Nevil by service of 1/10 knight’s fee; and the manor, excepting the above, held for life of Giles de Ferlington by service of a rose yearly, with reversion to the said Giles, by virtue of a fine levied in the king’s court; which manor is held in chief of Ralph de Nevil by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
Robert his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (7.)
219. NICHOLAS DE MEPERTESHAL.
Writ, 24 (?) November, 13 Edward II.
BEDFORD. Inq. 14 January, 13 Edward II.
Meperteshale. The manor (extent given), including rents in Feelmeresham, held of the king in chief by service of being in the king’s war for forty days at his own charges with a horse, hauberk, shield, sword, lance, iron cap and knife; and 18a. arable held of Henry atte Hoo by service of 18d. yearly.
Great Stondon. 23a. arable, held of William le Bretoun by homage and fealty, and service of 6d. yearly, 1lb. pepper, and scutage when it runs.
Robert his son, aged 40, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (8.)
220. JOHN DE BOYVILL.
Writ, 3 November, 13 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. 18 December, 13 Edward II.
Irby. The manor was held by Peter de Midleton, who survives, of the said John by homage and fealty, and by him of the king as of the honour of Cokermuth, by homage and fealty, and by service of 5s. for cornage, and doing suit at the king’s court of Cokermuth.
Kirkesantan. The manor which lies wholly wasted by the Scots (extent given), held of the abbot of St. Mary’s. York, by service of 6s. [8?]d. yearly.
Thoresby. Twenty-six tofts, 16 bovates of land and a water-mill, now destroyed by the Scots, held of Ranulph de Dacre and Margaret his wife by service of 6s. 11d. yearly for cornage and doing suit at their court of Burgh.
Edmund de Boyvill, his brother, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
YORK. Inq. Saturday after St. Lucy, 13 Edward II.
Malasis. The manor, with 2 carucates of land, whereof 14 make a knight’s fee, in Sutton in the wapentake of Stayncliff, held of John de Rither and Eleanor his wife as pertaining to the manor of Adyngham by homage and fealty, and by service of 10s. yearly together with the fines of the wapentake, and scutage when it shall run.
Collyng. Three carucates of land held of Sir Roger de Clifford, as of the honour of the castle of Skipton, by knight’s service and doing suit at the knight’s court of Skipton.
Heir as above, aged 26 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (9.)
221. CRISTINA, LATE THE WIFE OF HENRY LE HARAZ alias HARAZ.
Writ, 22 February, 13 Edward II.
WILTS. Inq. 12 March, 13 Edward II.
Alwardeburi. A messuage, a virgate of land containing 20a., 4a. meadow, and 3a. wood, held of the king in chief by serjeanty, rendering 2s. 9d. yearly to the sheriff of Wilts.
She died on the day of the Assumption, 7 Edward II., and Henry her husband survived her and held the said lands &c., by the courtesy of England and died on 24 October, 13 Edward II. Richard le Haraz, her son, aged 30, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (10.)
222. WILLIAM DE CURSZON alias LE CURZUN, of Carleton.
Writ, 4 August, 13 Edward II.
NORFOLK. Inq. 21 August, 13 Edward II.
Carleton. A messuage and 24a. land, held of the king in chief by service of three parts of a certain serjeanty, viz:—that he with Robert de Welhelm, who holds the fourth part of the same serjeanty, should convey to the king wherever he may be in England twenty four pies of fresh (recentium) herrings, at his own charges, of the rent of the citizens of Norwich.
Carleton and Hetthill. 60a. arable held of Thomas de Brotherton, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, by service of a knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 25, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (11.)
223. GERARD SALVEYN.
Writ, 13 March, 13 Edward II.
[YORK;] WAPENTAKE OF HERTHILL. Inq. Saturday after the feast of Holy Trinity, 13 Edward II.
Skourburgh. Three tofts, 3 1/2 bovates of land, 7a. meadow, and 7a. turbary, held of Henry son and heir of Henry de Percy, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service.
Holm. A messuage, 4 bovates of land, 18a. meadow, 2 tillages containing 40a., &c., held of Gilbert de Aton by knight’s service.
Gerard son of John Salveyn, his nephew, aged 12, is his next heir.
[YORK; WAPENTAKE OF] HOLDERNESSE. Inq. Wednesday after the octave of Holy Trinity, 13 Edward II.
Otringham. 20s. 6d. rent of assise, 9 bovates of land held by bondmen, and 8s. from cottagers, held of the provost of Beverley by homage and fealty, suit of court at Beverley, and wardship and marriage, according to the custom of the liberty of the provostry of Beverley.
Heir as above.
Writ to enquire concerning lands &c., held by the said Gerard of John, son and heir of Robert le Chaumberleyn, a minor and in the king’s wardship, 13 March, 13 Edward II.
[YORK;] WAPENTAKES OF DIKERING AND BUKROS. Inq. Tuesday after the octave of Holy Trinity, 13 Edward II.
Sixindale. A capital messuage, 12 bovates of land &c. held of William de Ros, lord of Hamelak, by knight’s service.
Killum. Part of a capital messuage and 19 bovates of land, held of William Chauncy, lord of Skirkenbek, by knight’s service; another part of the said messuage and 5 bovates of land, held of the archbishop of Rouen in socage, whereof the vicar of Killum holds 3 bovates, rendering 15s. yearly for each; another part of the said messuage held of Richard Thorny in socage; and the residue of the said messuage and 6 bovates of land, held of the earl of Richemund in socage of Driffeld; and 3 bovates and two parts of a bovate of land, held of Richard Thorny, by knight’s service.
Louthorp. 18a. meadow held of John and Robert de Heslarton by knight’s service; and a parcel of land called ‘les Devises’ held of the provost of Beverley by homage and fealty, wardship and marriage.
Shirburn in Harfordlith. A messuage and 3 tofts, held of Sir William de Wyvill by knight’s service.
Northduffeld. The manor, excepting a messuage and a carucate of land which are held of the abbot of Selby by service of 34s. 6d. yearly, and excepting a messuage and 4 bovates of land which are held of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight’s service, held of John le Chaumberleyn, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of a pair of gloves or 1d. yearly, and doing foreign service to Henry, son and heir of Henry de Percy, lord of that fee, a minor and in the king’s wardship.
Heir as above.
Writ of certiorari super vero valore concerning lands &c. held in Northduffeld of the heir of Robert le Chaumberleyn, a minor and in the king’s wardship, 3 May, 13 Edward II.
YORK; [WAPENTAKE OF] HOUEDEN between Huse and Derwent. Inq. Wednesday after Holy Trinity, 13 Edward II.
Northduffeld. The manor (extent given), including a ferry over the water of Derwente, held of the bishop of Durham by service of a knight’s fee, excepting a messuage and a carucate of land, which are held of the abbot of Selby by service of 34s. 6d., and one attendance at his court yearly. He held nothing on the day he died of the heir of Robert le Chaumberleyn by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (12.)
224. JOHN DE HAMME.
Writ, 6 August, 13 Edward II.
ESSEX. Inq. Monday after All Saints, 13 Edward II.
Styford. A messuage, 60a. land and 13s. rent, held of the bishop of London by service of 4d. yearly.
Robert de Hamme, his brother, aged 50 and more, is his next heir.
SURREY. Inq. Saturday after St. Nicholas, 13 Edward II.
Hamme by Certeseye. The manor, held jointly by the said John with Alice his wife, to them and the heirs of the said John by the enfeoffment of Thomas Saunterre, of the abbot of Certeseye by service of 28s. yearly, and doing suit at the abbot’s hundred (court) of Godelye.
Stanhore. Certain lands &c., held jointly, as above, of the said abbot by service of 5s. yearly.
Heir as above.
WARWICK. Inq. Monday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 13 Edward II.
Wolaynton. 30s. rent, 1lb. pepper yearly to be received from the prioress of Sywardisle, 3a. meadow, and a third part of the crops of 60a. land to be received yearly by the hands of Hugh de Michenhale, to whom he had demised the same for life to be cultivated at the charge of the said Hugh; all held of the king in chief by service of 1/7 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 60 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (13.)
225. JOHN GIFFARD OF WESTON sometime called JOHN GIFFARD OF BOYTON.
Writ, 5 December, 13 Edward II.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 4 February, 13 Edward II.
Ychhulle. The manor held for life, by the demise of Master Thomas de Weston, of the bishop of Winchester by service of 2 knight’s fees yearly, to be done at the castle of Farnham.
John his son, aged 20 on 15 August, 13 Edward II., is his next heir.
[GLOUCESTER.] Inq. Wednesday after the Purification, 13 Edward II.
Norton and Weston-underegg. The manors, with the advowson of the church of Weston, held for life, by the gift of Adam de Herwynton by fine made in the king’s court with the king’s license, with remainder to his son John and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Heir as above, aged 19.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (14.)
226. NICHOLAS POUER OF SUTTON.
Writ of amotus, 13 March, 13 Edward II.
BEDFORD. Inq. 3 June, 13 Edward II.
Sutton. 11a. land held of the king in chief by knight’s service; a cottage and 5a. land, held of William le Latimer, lord of Schamston, by service of 1 1/2d.; and 5r. meadow held of Margaret Rixebaud by service of a clove gilly-flower.
Agnes Pouer, his daughter, aged 7 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (15.)
227. RICHARD DE WEYLAND.
Writ of amotus. 10 April, 13 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Tuesday after SS. Tiburcius and Valerian, 13 Edward II.
Le Fenhale (dil Fenh[al]e) in Onhows. The manor (extent given), held of the abbot of St. Edmund’s by service of a knight’s fee; 24a. arable there held of Lady Cecily de Ufford by service of 4s. yearly; and 30a. land held of William Sturmyn by service of 4d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c., except jointly with Joan his wife, who still survives, which tenements are not held of the king.
Cecily his daughter, aged half a year, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (16.)
228. JOHN DE TILLEBURY.
Writ, 18 April, 13 Edward II.
ESSEX. Inq. Monday before St. George, 13 Edward II.
Westtillebury. He held no lands &c. on the day he died, for on 1 April, 13 Edward II. he gave the manor of Westtillebury, with the advowsons of the church and chapel, to Master Richard Abel, to hold to him his heirs and assigns for ever, who was seised thereof from 4 to 16 April following, on which day the said John died, and so he remains seised.
Idonea his daughter, aged 1 1/2 year, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (17.)
229. WILLIAM SON OF WILLIAM DE BOYVILL, alias DE BOVILL, DE BEYVILL, DE BOVYLE.
Writ, 8 April, 13 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Saturday before St. Barnabas, 13 Edward II. (defaced.)
Badyngham. The manor (extent given), including pasture at Pesenhale Grene, held of the king in chief as of the honour of Eye by service of a knight’s fee. William de Bovill, knight, enfeoffed Robert du Lay and William de Halisworth of the same, who granted it in the king’s court to the said William de Bovill for life with remainder to his son William and his heirs, and the said William the life tenant has survived his said son five years.
After the decease of the said William de Bovill the father [Margaret, daughter of John?] de Bovill brother of the said William son of William, aged 9, is his next heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. 3 May, 13 Edward II.
Glosthorp and Bauseye. The manors (extent given), held jointly for their lives, by the said William and Joan his wife, who survives, by the enfeoffment of John de Catfyld, of the honour of Heye by service of 2 knight’s fees, and 5s. yearly to the castle of Eye.
Thomas son of Thomas de Latimer, aged 10, and Nicholaa daughter of the said William son of William, aged 26, are his next heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 64 (18.)
230. WILLIAM SON OF JOHN DE BOYVILL.
Writ, 26 February, 13 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. Wednesday the feast of St. Gregory, 13 Edward II.
Skyrredon and Hokeneton. The hamlets (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of the serjeanty of bringing three arrows to the king whenever he shall hunt on Dertemore, and by service of 3s. yearly to be rendered by the hands of the sheriff.
John his son, aged 24, is his next heir.
Extracts from the roll of serjeanties rated by R. de Passelowe, 34 Henry III., and from the book of fees and serjeanties at the exchequer:—
In the roll of serjeanties, is contained as follows:—
DEVON. The serjeanty of Walter le Deveneys in Skyredon, which sometime was of Roger de Mirabell who forfeited the same by homicide, which King Henry gave to the said Walter by charter, for which he ought to find the king three arrows whenever he should hunt in the forest of Dertemore, is alienated in parcels. (Testa de Neville, p. 198.)
In the book of fees &c. is contained, as follows:—
DEVON. The serjeanty of Walter le Deveneys in Skiredon, for which he ought to find the king three arrows whenever he should hunt in the forest of Dertemore is alienated in part.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (19.)
231. THOMAS DE CHAUCOUMBE.
Writ, 7 December, 13 Edward II.
WILTS. Inq. Saturday after the Epiphany, 13 Edward II.
Bereford St. Martin. A messuage, 48a. land, and 1 1/2a. meadow, held of the king in chief by serjeanty of keeping a moiety of the forest of Graveley, and by service of 9s. yearly to be paid at the castle of Old Sarum, and 12d. yearly to the church of the Blessed Mary of New Salisbury, and the said Thomas and his ancestors ought to receive in the wood of Graveley, housebote, heybote, and fuel for a common bake house in the said town; a water-mill held of Thomas Cheynduit rendering 26s. Sd. yearly; a messuage and a virgate of land, held of the prioress of Aumbresbury by service of 8s. yearly; a messuage, 6a. land and 6a. meadow, held of the abbess of Wylton rendering 20s. yearly; and 16a. land held of Thomas Cheynduit by service of 1d. yearly.
John his son, aged 30, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (20.)
232. MARY DE NEVILL alias LE NEWIL.
Writ, 11 April, 13 Edward II.
NORFOLK. Inq. 4 May, 13 Edward II.
Houton. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of St. Mary, held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Suhtpykenham. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church of Norhtpikenham, and a moiety of the advowson of the church of Berford, held of the earl of Richemund by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee.
Ranulph de Nevile, aged 60, is her next heir.
Writ, 11 April, 13 Edward II.
YORK. Inq. Wednesday before SS. Philip and James, 13 Edward II.
Bouthum in the suburb of York. A messuage held of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, by service of finding a man for making the abbots’ hay, which service is called ‘haibone.’
Ranulph de Nevill her son, aged 40 and more, is her next her.
[YORK;] COUNTY OF RICHEMOND. Inq. Thursday the feast of SS. Philip and James, 13 Edward II.
Richemond. A messuage, 2a. meadow, and 2s. rent from 2 messuages, held of the earl of Richemond in free burgage for all service.
Westlaton. 16s. rent from lands &c. held by John son of John, held of Thomas de Laton, knight, by service of a rose yearly.
And the said Mary held divers manors, lands &c. in the county for life by fine levied in the king’s court.
Heir as above.
Writ to Gilbert de Stapelton, escheator, to enquire what lands &c. the said Mary held for life in his bailiwick, 8 May, 13 Edward II.
YORK. Inq. Wednesday after the octave of Holy Trinity, 13 Edward II. (defaced.)
Midilham, Thoraldeby, Welle, Snape, Carleton, Fagherwald, Nosterfeld, Burton and Crakale. The manors, and a messuage and a carucate of land in Aykescard with the advowson of the church, were held by the said Mary for life, of the inheritance of Ralph de Nevill, of John de Britannia, earl of Richmond, by service of 6 1/2 knight’s fees; excepting the manor of Burton, and the messuage and land in Aykescard, which are held of Thomas de Burgh, knight, by service of 1/14 knight’s fee.
All of which were held by the grant of Robert de Nevill by fine levied in the king’s court; so that after the death of the said Mary, the manor of Snape should revert to Robert de Nevill and his heirs, which manor Ralph de Nevill his brother now holds; the manors of Midilham, Thoraldeby, Carleton, Nosterfeld, Burton and Crakale, and the said messuage, land and advowson (in Aykescard), should remain to Ranulph de Nevill for life, who now holds them, with reversion to the said Robert de Nevill and his heirs; the manor of Fagerwald should remain to Master Ralph de Nevill for life, who now holds it, with reversion to the said Robert and his heirs; and the manor of Welle should remain to Master Robert de Nevill for life, who now holds it, with remainder to the said Ranulph for life, and reversion to the said Robert and his heirs.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (21.)
233. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM CRYSPYN.
Writ, 28 April, 13 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 2 July, 13 Edward II. (defaced.)
Adthelardeston. A capital messuage &c., 120a. arable, 10a. meadow, la. pasture, rents, &c. held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, not of the crown but of the purchase of Lady Eleanor sometime queen of England.
Thorn Margarete. 3a. arable held of Philip de Burdesleye by service of a rose yearly.
Sanford Arundel. The hamlet held in dower by the assignment of Roger son and heir of the said William Crispyn, who held it of John Arundel by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Est Runyton. The hamlet held for life of Richard de Wyndesor by service of a knight’s fee, by fine levied in the king’s court.
Joan her daughter, aged 30, whom Walter de Badeston married, is her next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari to enquire whether Thomas, son of Roger Crispyn son of the said Joan, is next heir of the said Joan, or Joan her daughter the wife of Walter de Baddeston, 22 August, 14 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. Thursday before St. Michael, 14 Edward II.
Athelardeston. Certain lands &c. were held by the said Joan as of her own inheritance, of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee. She had a son, Roger, and a daughter, Joan, by the said William Crispyn; and the said Roger married Margaret daughter of Roger le Fitz Payn, and had a son Thomas, and lived with the said Margaret five years and more, after which a divorce was celebrated at the suit of the said Margaret, and soon after the said Roger died during the life of the said Joan his mother; and the said Joan died seised of the said lands; after whose death came Walter de Badeston and Joan his wife, daughter of the said Joan Crispyn, and sought the said lands by reason of the said divorce; but whether the said Thomas or the said Joan is the heir the jury know not. The said Thomas is aged 11 and more.
Writ to the bishop of Bath and Wells to inform the king whether the said Thomas is legitimate or a bastard, 25 October, 14 Edward II.
Endorsed with return that the said Thomas was and is the lawful son of the said Roger, and not a bastard.
Return from the said bishop, reciting a writ to the same effect as the above, dated 23 March, 14 Edward II. and making the same return as above, 17 April, 1321.
C. Edw. II. File 64. (22.)