Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 71

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J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 71', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910), pp. 198-203. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp198-203 [accessed 19 June 2024].

J E E S Sharp. A E Stamp. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 71", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910) 198-203. British History Online, accessed June 19, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp198-203.

Sharp, J E E S. Stamp, A E. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 71", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 6, Edward II, (London, 1910). 198-203. British History Online. Web. 19 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol6/pp198-203.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 71

331. THOMAS DE MULTON of Egermount.
Writ, 8 February, 15 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Tuesday after St. Gregory the Pope, 15 Edward II. (defective and much defaced.)
Egermund. The manor, castle and park, with its members, held of the king in chief by homage, fealty and service of a knight’s fee, including:—
The fisheries of [ (fn. 1) Eghen] and Eske.
[ (fn. 1) Cul]derton. A messuage, 200a. land and 11a. meadow, a member of the above manor.
Redker. 35a. meadow.
[ (fn. 1) Redbanck.] 3a. land and 3a. meadow.
E[ (fn. 1) gremount. The town] and borough (extent given).
Carleton. Rent of oats worth 39s. from 7 customary tenants each [holding 10a (fn. 1) ].
Vyndchales. 21s. 6d. rent from 7 customary tenants each holding 9a. land &c.
Beckermet. Rents worth 72s. 11d. (?) from 8 customary tenants each holding a messuage and 9a. land, and 36s. from a water-mill.
Blayk[stonset.] (fn. 1) Rent worth 33s. from 9 customary tenants each holding 3a. land.
Ravenglasse. 5s. rent from a messuage and 2 bovates of land.
Wilton. 28s. rent from 5 (?) tenants each holding a messuage and 10a. land, and 9s. from a water-mill for corn.
Brantsty and Corkykyll. 51s. 6d. rent from 6 tenants, and 15s. from a water-mill.
Distyngton. 24s. 9d. rent from 9 tenants each holding a messuage and 2 bovates of land, and 34s. 4d. from a moiety of a water-mill.
Eghnerdale within the free chase of Couplandfell. 7l. 7s. 6d. rent from 26 tenants, 34s. 4d. from pasture, 2 vaccaries, 8l. 12s. 8 1/2d. from 47 tenants in a place called Kynisheved (fn. 1), a water-mill and fulling- mill; [ (fn. 1) 102s. 9d. rent] from 23 tenants in a place called Wascedale, 4 vaccaries, a corn mill and fulling-mill.
[ (fn. 1) Eskedale and My]terdale. 105s. 1d. rent from 31 tenants, a corn-mill &c.
Thyrnby. 20s. yearly from an iron mine, [ (fn. 1) and 5a. land].
Brantsty. 13s. rent from two plots of land.
Another membrane in continuation of the above (much defaced but apparently containing the same entries as the extent of knights’ fees, &c.), including,—
………………… The advowson of the cell, which is of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, and held in frank almoin.
Caldre. The advowson of the abbey.
Goseford. The advowson of the church.
Distyngton. The advowson of the church, alternately with Hugh de Distyngton.
Milton. Perquisites of the court.
John his son, aged 13 on the day of the Eleven Thousand Virgins last, is his next heir.
Writ, 8 February, 15 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 26 March, 15 Edward II.
Mydthingby. 10s. rent from Thomas de Francton.
Sutton. A rent of a pair of gilt spurs from 200a. land which Robert de Hoylond holds, held of Robert de Huntingfeld by service of a clove gillyflower.
Multon. The manor and a third part of the manor of Flete, held jointly by the said Thomas and Eleanor his wife, as of their purchase from Everard de Flete, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Thomas, by fine levied in the king’s court at Westminster on the octave of St. Martin, 4 Edward II.; the said manor of Multon, with the rent in Midthingesby, is held of the prior of Spalding by service of 7l. 6s. yearly; and the third part of the manor of Flete, together with two parts thereof, is held of John son and heir of Robert de Wylughby, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of a pair of white gloves, price 1d.
Heir as above, aged 14 on the feast of St. Luke last.
CUMBERLAND. Indenture of assignment of dower [to Eleanor] late the wife of the said Thomas, 4 April [15 Edward II.] (fragment.)
[ (fn. 2) A third part of the capital messuage] of the manor of Egremound, which is a castle, a messuage in Culderton &c.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 5 April, 15 Edward II.
[CUMBERLAND.] Extent of knight’s fees and advowsons, Monday after SS. Philip and James, 15 Edward II.
Millom. The manor held of the said Thomas by Richard de Hodeleston by homage and fealty, suit at the court of Egremount and service of a knight’s fee, and 13s. 4d. yearly for food for two of the said Thomas’s servants every ninth day at his said manor.
Wirkington. The manor held by Gilbert de Culwenn by homage and fealty, and suit of court as above, and by service of 45s. 3d. yearly for cornage, and 4s. for sea wake (vigilia maris), and for food for two servants as above.
Santon, Bolton, Goseford and Hale. Certain tenements held by Ranulph de Dacre by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 23s. 4d. for cornage, and 2s. 1d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Dregge, held by Thomas de Wak [alias Wack] by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 6s. 8d. for cornage, and 12d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Mulcastre. The manor held by John de Penyngton by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, and service of 1/6 knight’s fee, and 12d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Ravenglas. The hamlet held by the same John by homage and fealty, and service of 1/12 knight’s fee, and for food as above.
Bekermet, Frisington, Rotington, Wedacre [alias Wedakre] and Arlecden. The hamlets held by John, son of Rayner Fleming, by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, service of 1/9 knight’s fee, 5s. 6d. for cornage, and 2s. 5d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Newton. The hamlet held by Robert de Sevenhouwes by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 5s. yearly for cornage, and 5d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Caldre. The hamlet held by John de Kirkebythore by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 5s. yearly for cornage, and 7d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Pynchonby alias Punchonby. The hamlet held by Alexander de Pinchonby by homage and fealty, and service of 1/6 knight’s fee.
Wilton. A moiety held by Robert de Cleterne and William de Brunfeld by homage and fealty, and 2s. 2 1/4d. yearly for cornage.
Cleterne. The manor held by Robert de Cleterne by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, and service of 1/10 knight’s fee, and 12d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Morton, held by John de Lamplugh [alias Landplogh] by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, and service of 2s. 10d. yearly for cornage, and 8d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Gilgarran. A moiety held by Hugh de Moriceby by homage and fealty and service of 1/2 lb. pepper price 6d. and 1/2 lb. cummin price 1/2d.
Distington. A moiety held by John son of Stephen de Crofton by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 10s. yearly for cornage, and 11d. for sea wake, and for food as above.
Mosergh. The manor held by Joan de Mosergh by homage and fealty, suit of court as above, 4s. 5 1/2d. for cornage, and for food as above.
Scalgaill. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Simon de Stotevill by fealty, and 24s. yearly.
Frodhou and Stubscales, held by Robert de Leyburn by fealty, and service of 3s. 6d. yearly.
Culderton. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Ranulph de Mari by fealty and service of 5s. 6d. yearly.
Wilton. A bovate of land held by Roger de Hale and Robert le Mouner by fealty and service of 8d. yearly.
Castelrig, held by Hugh de Moriceby by fealty and service of 6d. yearly.
Brunrigg, held by John de Lamplogh by fealty and service of 2s. yearly.
Corkikel. Three messuages and 10a. land, held by William de Corkikel, Adam son of Benedict, and William son of Adam de Hensingham by fealty and service of 12d. yearly.
Bigrig. Two messuages and 1/2 carucate of land held by the heirs of Alexander de Bigrig by fealty and service of 4s. 6d. yearly.
Braistanes, held by John de Penyngton by homage and fealty and service of 16d. yearly for cornage.
Helmescogh, held by the heirs of Alexander de Hale by fealty and service of 2d. yearly.
St. Bees (Sancte Bege) in Coupland. The advowson of the cell [alias priory], which is [a cell] of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, and held in frankalmoin.
Caldre. The advowson of the abbey [of St. Mary].
Goseford. The advowson of the church.
Distyngton. The advowson of the church alternately with Hugh de Distyngton.
Writ of certiorari de foedis &c. 5 April, 15 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. concerning knights’ fees and advowsons, Monday the morrow of the Close of Easter, 15 Edward II.
Frankton. 1/3 knight’s fee held by Thomas son of Thomas de Frankton.
Hemmyngby. 1/3 knight’s fee held by the same Thomas.
Holbeche. A knight’s fee held by Ranulph de Dakre and Margaret his wife.
Algerkirke. The advowson of the church with the chapel of Fossedic.
Hemmyngby. The advowson of the church.
Wadingham. The advowson of the church with the chapel.
Boston. The advowson of the hospital of St. John without Boston, whose master holds the said hospital with certain lands &c. in Skirbek and Flete by the grant of the said Thomas’s ancestors, for finding and maintaining three chaplains in the hospital and a chaplain at Flete, celebrating for their souls and those of all the faithful dead, and twenty poor persons residing in the infirmary founded by them, by letters patent of the lords of Multon; and the said master ought to receive daily at the door of the hospital forty other poor persons and feed them with the same food as the other twenty ought to be fed with.
Extent or summary of the above knight’s fees and advowsons, with the variations there given within square brackets.
C. Edw. II. File 71. (1.)
332. THOMAS DE BERKELEYE alias DE BERKELEE.
Writ, 3 August, 15 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. Sunday the eve of St. Lawrence, 15 Edward II.
Portbury. The manor with the hundred of Bedminster (extent given), held, together with the castle of Berkelee and other lands in co. Gloucester, of the king in chief by barony and service of 3 knight’s fees.
Maurice his son, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Saturday before St. Lawrence, 15 Edward II.
Berkelee. The castle and hundred, and the manors of Hamme, Camme and Wotton, with their hamlets (extents given), held, together with other lands in Somerset, of the king in chief by barony and service of 3 knight’s fees.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 71. (2.)
333. GERARD DE CHANCY alias CHAUNCY, DE CHAUNCY.
Writ, 11 March, 15 Edward II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Tuxford, on Monday after the Annunciation, 15 Edward II.
Hoghton. The manor and two parts of the manor of Gameleston (extents given), held of the earl of Lancaster by service of 3 knight’s fees; which he held because he survived Isabel de Chauncy his mother, whose heir he was.
Isabel his daughter, aged 1 year on Friday after the Annunciation last, is his next heir.
Writ, 11 March, 15 Edward II.
[LINCOLN.] Inq. Monday after the Annunciation, 15 Edward II.
Wylughton. A capital messuage, 10 bovates of land, 15a. meadow, rents &c. held of the king in chief as of the crown by knight’s service; and part of a capital messuage, 15 bovates of land, a wind-mill, 9a. pasture, rents &c. which were of the Templars, held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Swynhop. The manor (extent given), including a plot called Milnecroft and a pasture called Pidmancroft, held of the king in chief as of the crown by service of 1/3 knight’s fee.
Skreithesfeld alias Skraythfeld [Scrayfeld]. 52s. rent held of the earl of Lincoln by knight’s service.
Helpringham. 48s. 3 1/2d. rent from free tenants held of William de Kyme by service of 2s. yearly, and a sore sparrow-hawk.
Heir as above.
Extent or summary of the above lands &c. with the variation there given within square brackets.
C. Edw. II. File 71. (3.)
334. JOHN DE THORNHULL.
Writ, 19 May, 15 Edward II.
LANCASTER. Inq. Friday before Whitsunday, 15 Edward II.
Folrigg. A capital messuage and 8a. meadow in demesne, and 8 messuages, 8 bovates of land, 50a. of ‘rodeland’ and 4 cottages demised to tenants, a water-mill and 20s. rent, held of the king in chief, as of the lordship of Clyderhou, by homage and fealty and by service of 1/8 knight’s fee. He held no other lands, &c., in the county.
Brian his firstborn son, aged 23, is his next heir.
YORK. Inq. Saturday the eve of Whitsunday, 15 Edward II. (defaced.)
Thornhill. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king, by reason of the minority of the heir of Richard de Tonge, who is in the king’s wardship through the forfeiture of Thomas late earl of Lancaster, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee; and a messuage and 20a. land, 8a. meadow, rents &c. held of the king through the said forfeiture, as of the honour of the castle of Pontefract, in fee tail to the said John, Brian his brother, and the heirs of the said John, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, where 8 carucates make a fee, and by service of 4s. yearly rent, and suit at the court of Pontefract.
Whittelye. A bovate of land held as above of the honour of the castle of Pontefract by service of 10d. yearly.
Brecetwesel. A bovate and a half of land held of Robert de Whitteley (?) by service of 3s. 1d. yearly rent.
Farnley. 4s. yearly rent held of Richard (?) Tye by fealty only.
Hundesworth. The manor (extent given) held of the king by reason of the minority of the abovesaid heir, &c., by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, and 10s. yearly.
Suelleshill. A carucate of land held as of the manor of Farnley, which is in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of John de Nevill, by service of 1/8 knight’s fee, where 8 carucates make a fee, and by service of 2s. yearly.
Ovenden, Waddesworth and Stansfeld. 20s. rent from 8 bovates of land, held of the king, as of Wakefeldthwayt now in the king’s hand by reason of the abovesaid forfeiture, by service of 6s. yearly rent.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 71. (4.)

Footnotes

  • 1. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now illegible.
  • 2. See Calendar of Close Rolls, 1318–1323, p. 566, where this assignment is given in full.