Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 81

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 81

484. JOHN DE ALNETO.
Writ, 16 June, 17 Edward II.
DORSET. Inq. 11 July, 17 Edward II.
Brode Wyndesor. The manor (extent given), including a park, and pastures in Leweston and Blakedon, held of the king in chief, as of the inheritance of Alice his wife, by serjeanty, rendering 4l. 9s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
The said Alice is aged 30 and more.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (1.)
485. WILLIAM GALOUN.
Writ (missing).
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. 12 July, 17 Edward [II.] (defective).
Chattoun Sheles. A toft and 100a. land held of the lady of Vescy by service of 6d. yearly.
Edderestoun. A toft and 36a. land, held of Roger de Eddereston by by service of 40d. yearly.
Spindelestan. A toft and 3 bovates of land, held of Robert de Colvyle and Robert de la Ley by service of 4s. and 1 1/2lb. pepper rent.
Bamburgh. 28a. land held in free burgage by service of rendering 2 1/2d. for the farm of the king’s town of Bamburgh.
Bedenhale. A cottage and 18a. land held of the king in socage as of the castle of Bamburgh by service of making three attendances yearly at the court of Bamburgh.
Burton. 4s. rent held of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalam in England, service unknown.
Faludoun. A toft and 2a. land, held of the abbot of Alnwyk, service unknown.
Warndame. A toft, 24a. land, and a wood called Ferlesden, held of the king as of the barony of Emel[doun]e quit of any service (?); and 2 tofts and 116a. land, similarly held by service of 6s. 8d. and common suit at the court of Emeldoune [curie Demeldoune].
Emeldoune. A toft and 6a. land, held of the prior of the Hospital abovesaid by suit at one court of his; a toft and 12a. land, held of the lord of Emeldoune (domino Demeldoune) by service of 2s. yearly; a toft and 20a. land similarly held by service of 2s. and common suit of court; and 2 cottage plots, 41a. land and 1r. meadow, held of Thomas de Rok’ by service of 1/18 knight’s fee, and 8s. 11d. for castle guard yearly.
Muscroft in Dunstan. 42a. land, held to him and his sons Thomas, Richard and William in his lifetime, by service of 10s. 6d. yearly.
Dunstan. A cottage and 7a. land, held by service of rendering 3s. to the lord of Emeldoun, and 1/2lb. pepper to Thomas son of Michael; 3a. land and 4a. land, held of the said Thomas quit of all service; and a toft and 10a. land, held of the lord of Emeldoune by 1/22 knight’s fee. He acquired the lands held by knight’s service in Emeldoune on Thursday, 28 March (sic) 8 Edward [II], and those in Dunstan on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the same year.
Thomas his son, aged 18 at the feast of St. Michael next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (2.)
486. JOHN DE BENESTEDE.
Writ, 20 December, 17 Edward II.
DEVON. Extent. Monday after the Purification, 17 Edward II.
Ermynton. The manor (extent given), including the pasture of ‘La Southpark,’ and the wood of Yernecnolle, held of Hugh de Courtenay of the honour of Plympton, by service of 1/4 and 1/8 knight’s fee; and the advowson of a moiety of the church.
Edmund his son, aged 12, is his heir.
Writ, 20 December, 17 Edward II.
ESSEX. Inq. Tuesday after St. Hilary, 17 Edward II.
Wolcomestowe. A messuage, 100a. arable, 8a. meadow, 8a. pasture, and 2 1/2d. yearly rent, held of the abbot of Great Wautham by service of 4s. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 13.
HERTFORD. Inq. 4 January, 17 Edward II.
Benigton. The manor (full extent given), including meadow in Aldewelle, held of the king in chief by service of a third part of 2 knight’s fees; and 5 1/4 knights’ fees pertain to the manor, viz:—
[ESSEX.] Little Parndon. The manor held by Humphrey de Waledon by service of 1 1/4 knight’s fee.
[CAMBRIDGE.] Fulbourne and Teverisham. A tenement held by William la Zouche, lord of Asshebi, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
HERTFORD. Watton. The manor held by Philip de Pelidot by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee.
Chenisfeld. The manor held by John de Blounville by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Boxen. The manor held between them by Richard son of Alexander de Boxen, John de Langeton, John de Brokisbourne, and Ralph de Foxton, by service of a knight’s fee.
Hormed. A tenement held by Walter de Neville by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Benygton. The advowson of the church.
Heir as above, aged 13.
Arpisfeld in St. Albans. Certain tenements held jointly by the said John and Petronilla his wife, who survives, by the enfeoffment of Joan, late the wife of John de la Mare, John Waleys and Elizabeth his wife, John de Wrotting and Agnes his wife, and John le Yunge and Joan his wife, heirs of John de Arpisfeld, of the abbot of St. Albans by service of 15s. yearly.
Chewell in Bishop’s Hatfeld. A messuage, 70a. land, and 3a. wood, held jointly by the said John and Petronilla, to themselves and the heirs of the said John, by the enfeoffment of John de Queye, of the bishop of Ely by service of 2s. yearly.
Writ, 20 December, 17 Edward II.
WILTS. Inq. 23 January, 17 Edward II.
Wyntreslewe manor. 20l. yearly rent held of John de Cromwelle, in whose hand is the manor, without any service.
Heir as above, aged 11 and more.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. made at Aultone, 26 January, 17 Edward II.
Alsiesholte forest. 20a. of pourpresture held of the king in chief by service of 6s. 8d.
Benestede by Aultone. A messuage, 29a. arable, 2a. meadow, and 15s. 11d. rent, held of Edmund, earl of Kent, by service of 21s.; a messuage, 20a. land, 6a. pasture, 2a. meadow, and 5s. rent, held of Robert de Popham by service of 8s. 3 1/2d.; a messuage, 11a. arable, and 1a. meadow, held of Edmund Thurstan by service of 3s. 10d. yearly; 3a. arable and 1a. meadow, held of Peter de Heghes by service of 3s.; and 2a. meadow held of Thomas atte Smyethe by service of 8d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 11 and more.
Writ, 10 Jan. 17 Edward II.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Tothulle on Thursday after St. Valentine, 17 Edward II.
Westminster. A messuage, 12a. land, 1a. meadow, and 4a. pasture, held of the abbot &c. of Westminster by service of 10s. yearly, and suit at the abbot’s court at Westminster; and 2a. land held of Walter Fraunceys without any service.
Eye. 43a. land and 1a. meadow, held of the king, as of the manor of ‘la Nayte’ and Eyghebury, by service of 4s. yearly and suit at the court of Eyghebury.
Heir as above, aged 11 on the eve of the Translation of St. Thomas the Archbishop last.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 10 March, 17 Edward II.
HERTFORD. Inq. 5 Feb. 18 Edward II.
Little Hormede. The manor held by Walter de Nevill by service of 1/5 knight’s fee.
Chinesfeld. The manor held by John de Blunvill by service of a knight’s fee.
Watton. The manor held by Philip de Peletoft by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee.
Boxen and Hodesdon. Certain tenements held by Alexander le Chaumberleyn by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; and certain tenements held by John de Brokesbourn, John de Langeton, and Ralph de Foxton and Margery his wife, as of her inheritance, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee each.
ESSEX. Welde. The manor held by Hugh le Despenser by service of 5 knight’s fees.
Little Perndon. The manor held by Humphrey de Waleden by service of 1 1/4 knight’s fee.
CAMBRIDGE. Fulbourn and Theveresham. Certain tenements held by John de Buttetourte by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
HERTFORD. Benyngton. The advowson of the church.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 10 March, 17 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 29 October, 18 Edward II.
Ridmor. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Roger le Jew.
Wokkenebiri, Langeston and Marlewille. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John de Ferar[iis].
Choveleston and Forde. A knight’s fee held by Thomas de Scobhull.
Brittricheston. A knight’s fee held by Thomas de Brittricheston (de eadem).
Stodbiri. 1/8 knight’s fee held by the bishop of Exeter.
Bakkemor and Houelond. Three parts of a knight’s fee held by Margery de Niwenham.
Turislo. A knight’s fee held by Walter de Kary.
Bikkote and Thorne. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Walter de Bikkote.
More Malherbe and Wydyamor. 1 1/2 knight’s fee held by the prior of the Hospital of St. John.
Tavy Sancte Marie. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John Daumarle.
Boklond Cammel and Wydyamore. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Walter Cammel.
Blachesworthi. A knight’s fee held by Richard de Hiwish and John de Asshel[e].
Hiwish. 1/2 knight’s fee, held by Nicholas de Teukesbiri.
Wycroft. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Joan, late the wife of Richard de Teyngmuth.
Ermynton. The advowson of a moiety of the church.
Writ of certiorari on the petition of Margery, late the wife of John atte Hyde, for her dower of certain lands &c. in Eye, of which the said John atte Hyde enfeoffed John de Benstede, after whose death they were taken into the king’s hand, 20 May, 17 Edward II.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. Wednesday after the quinzaine of St. Michael, 18 Edward II.
Eye. A toft, 45a. land, and 3a. meadow, held of the king as of the manor of ‘la Neyte’ by service of 4s. yearly at the said manor, and suit at the king’s court of Eyebury, were held by the said John atte Hyde when he married Margery his wife, and for twelve years after until he enfeoffed John de Benstede thereof, who held them for twelve years and more, after whose death they were seised into the king’s hands by reason of the minority of his heir. And the said Margery has not been dowered otherwise in respect thereof, nor has quit claimed her right, and no other lands have descended to the heirs of the said John atte Hide, from which they could satisfy her dower. The guardian of the lands &c. had nothing otherwise to say.
Writ of certiorari on the complaint of Joan de Balsham that since the lands &c. of John de Benstede were taken into the king’s hand, the escheator had not paid her 10 marks yearly which the said John granted her for life, for a quit claim of all actions &c., and which she received from the manor of Benyngton, co. Hertford, 24 May, 17 Edward II.
HERTFORD. Inq. 20 June, 17 Edward II.
John de Benstede granted to the said Joan 10 marks yearly for life and charged all his lands &c. therewith, and she was accustomed to receive the same.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (3.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 12.
487. THOMAS DE CAILLY.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 5 February, 17 Edward II.
[NORFOLK.] Inq. 10 May, 17 Edward II.
Holkham, Melton, Wramplyngham, Bliforde, Elyngham, Garboldisham, Reueshale, Apeton, Quydenham, Saxlyngham, Sperham, Stivekeye, and Little Melton. 5 3/4 fees, out of those 11 1/2 knight’s fees which Sir Aymer de Valencia, earl of Penebrok, holds of the inheritance of Robert de Tateshale.
Gatesthorp. 1/4 knight’s fee which the prior of the monks of Teford holds.
Denton. 1/20 knight’s fee which William de Wtton holds.
[SUFFOLK.] Ikelyngham. 1/2 knight’s fee which William de la Cressenore holds.
[NORFOLK.] Stanforde, and Bokenham by Stanforde. 1/2 knight’s fee which Margaret Cusyn and Ellen de Bukenham hold.
SUFFOLK. Qeurstede. 2 knight’s fees which Giles de Wechesham now holds,
[NORFOLK.] Bokenham. The advowson of the church of the priory.
Hildeburwrthe. The advowsons of the church, and of a chapel.
Estbradenham. The advowson of the church.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (4.)
488. WILLIAM BANASTRE.
Writ of plenius certiorari to Gilbert de Syngleton and John de Horneby, on the petition of Adam son and heir of the said William, that certain lands which the said William held in socage of Thomas, sometime earl of Lancaster, and which are in the king’s hand by his forfeiture, may be delivered to him for his sustenance, 10 September, 17 Edward II.
LANCASTER. Inq. Monday the morrow of St. Vincent the Martyr, 17 Edward II.
Quintingham. 12a. land and 12a. wood in demesne, and a moiety of a carucate of land, excepting part 1/6 thereof, in service, sometime held by the said William of Adam de Frekilton by homage and service of 2s. to a scutage of 40s., who held the same with other lands directly of Thomas sometime earl of Lancaster by knight’s service, and whose son Adam was outlawed for the death of Henry de Bury; by reason whereof, after the death of the said Adam the father, the said earl seized the said tenements into his hand as escheat, by reason of the minority of the heir of the said William.
Etheleswik. The reversion of a messuage and 3 bovates of land, held of the said Adam de Frekilton the father by homage and service of 22 1/2d. to a scutage of 40s., seized by the said earl by reason of the said outlawry and minority, after the death of Joan late the wife of Thomas de Singelton who held them for life of the inheritance of the said Adam son of William Banestre.
Claghton in Amundernesse. A moiety held in service, as of the inheritance of Alesia the wife of the said earl, by homage and service of 1/8 knight’s fee and 2d. yearly; 2s. rent in the other moiety held of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of a rose yearly; and 2s. rent held of the abbot of Cokirsond by service of 1d. yearly.
Little Singilton. The hamlet held of the said earl by homage and service of doing the office of the bailiwick of the king’s serjeanty in the wapentakes of Amundernesse and Blakeburnschire, viz:—executions of the mandates of the king’s courts, by writs or summons of the exchequer, executions by command of the sheriff of judgments of the (courts of) the county and wapentake of Ammundernesse, attachments &c.
Thorneton. A moiety, excepting a moiety of 5 bovates of land, held of the said earl by service of 8s. yearly, and doing suit at the county (court) of Lancaster and wapentake of Amundernesse.
Billisburgh. A messuage, 22a. land, and a mill, held of the said earl in demesne, and the residue of the town held in service, by service of 2s. yearly.
Dilleworth. A moiety of the hamlet, held of the said earl in demesne, and the other moiety in service, by free service of 2s. yearly.
Halghton. 3a. land, and 2s. 5 1/2d. rent, held of the said earl by service of 1/2d. yearly.
Preston. A messuage, 6a. land, 1a. meadow, and 6s. 6d. rent, held of the said earl in free burgage.
All which lands &c. came into the king’s hand by reason of the forfeiture of the said earl, and not otherwise.
Adam his son, aged 16 at Whitsunday next, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (5.)
489. DAVID DE LANGETON.
Writ. 16 July, 17 Edward II.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. Sunday after the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 17 Edward II.
Monylawes. The manor held of the king as of the castle of Werk by service of 40d. for castle guard, and by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Holthale. Three bond(ages) held, of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife, of the church of Bolton, by service of 3s. yearly; and a messuage held jointly by the said David and Elizabeth of Walter de Holthale by service of 16d. yearly.
Le Croukes in Holthale. A messuage held of the said Walter by service of 1/2 mark yearly for multure only.
Kylnom. Three bondages and a cottage, held, of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife, of Robert le Archer, lord of Kylnom, by service of 1d. yearly.
Coupelande. A carucate of land, held of Simon de Coupelande by service of 1lb. cummin yearly.
Eworth. A messuage and 30a. land, held of the lady of Vescy by service of 1lb. pepper yearly, but now wasted.
Wullour. 9a. land held of Joan de Staynesby by service of 1d. yearly.
Schotton. A fourth part of the manor, held, of the inheritance of Elizabeth his wife, of the castle of Werk by service of 1lb. pepper yearly.
Heddreslaw. 12a. land held of Mar(y?) de Graham by service of 1lb. cummin.
Langeton. A messuage and 5 bovates of land, held of William del Strothre by service of 1/2 mark yearly, and now wasted.
Thomas his son, aged 14, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (6.)
490. JOHN MAUVEISYN of Berewyk by Atingham.
Writ of amotus, 23 January, 17 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. 16 May, 17 Edward II.
Muneton. A messuage, 6a. land, and 6s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s Hay of Bysschemor in the Long forest.
Berewyk by Atingham. A capital messuage, 18a. land, and 17d. assised rent, held of the earl of Arundell, by service of finding a man at the castle of Osewastre at his own charges in time of war in Wales for twenty days.
John his son, aged 19 at the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (7.)
491. THOMAS DE BLECHYNDON.
Writ, 4 May, 17 Edward II.
HEREFORD. Inq. Saturday after the Ascension, 17 Edward II.
Le Okes. A messuage, 40a. arable, 1 1/2a. meadow, and 2s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of grand serjeanty, viz.—conducting the king’s treasure from Hereford to London when summoned, taking from the king 12d. per day in going towards London and nothing in returning; and he ought also to summon the bishop of Hereford at his gate at Bromzord when impleaded by the king. He held no other land &c.
Richard his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (8.)
492. JOACHIM DE BRADENEYE.
Writ (missing).
SOMERSET. Inq. 10 April, 17 Edward II.
Slape and Dunwer’. 25a. arable and 4a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of 1/16 knight’s fee.
Bradeneye. A capital messuage with garden &c. containing 1a., a copse of willows containing 1/2a., a windmill, 50a. arable, 10a. pasture, and 20a. meadow, held of Richard Lovel by knight’s service.
Simon his son, aged 25, is his next heir.
E. Inq. P.M. File 7. (29.)
493. JOACHIM DE BRADENEYE.
Writ, 27 May, 17 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 13 June, 17 Edward II.
La Slape and Donewer. 25a. arable and 4a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of 1/32 knight’s fee.
Bradeneye. A capital messuage, a windmill, 60a. arable, and 20a. meadow, held of Richard Lovel by service of three parts of 1/5 knight’s fee.
Simon his son, aged 25 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (9.)
494. GEOFFREY DE STAPELFORD.
Writ, 22 February, 17 Edward II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Saturday after St. Gregory the Pope, 17 Edward II.
Stapelford. Two parts of a messuage, 10 bovates and 5 1/2a. of land, and 2 1/2a. meadow, held of the heir of Richard Herys, a minor and in the king’s wardship [which Richard held of the king in chief as of the honour of Peverell now in the king’s hand], by service of 1/8 knight’s fee.
Richard de Stapelford his brother, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (10.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 11.
495. THOMAS DAVID of Sapiston and ISABEL HIS WIFE.
Writ of amotus concerning the said Thomas, 26 May, 17 Edward II.
Writ of amotus concerning the said Isabel, 26 May, 17 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 29 May, 17 Edward II.
Sapiston. A messuage, 54a. arable, 8a. marsh, and the liberty of a fold, held by the said Thomas as parcel of the manor of Fakenham Aspes, which is held of the king in chief, as of the castle of Norwich, by service of 22d. for the guard of the same castle every twenty weeks. He held no other lands &c.
He died on 27 March, 16 Edward II. Peter his son, aged 25 and more, is his next heir.
Sapiston. A moiety of a messuage, 24a. arable, and 2a. marsh, held by the said Isabel for life in dower, of the inheritance and by the assignment of the said Thomas, of the king in chief as aforesaid.
She survived the said Thomas, and died about the feast of the Ascension, 17 Edward II. Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (11.)
496. DAVID LE BLUND alias LE BLUNT.
Writ, 27 July, 17 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 8 August, 17 Edward II.
Button. A moiety of the manor (extent given), including 200a. wood within and 3a. wood without the chace of Kyngeswode, and the pleas &c. of a moiety of a foreign hundred (court), held of the king in chief for half a fee by knight’s service.
Manegodesfilde within the barton of the castle of Brystoll. A capital a messuage with a fish pond &c., 30a. arable, 6a. meadow, 36s. rents &c. held of the honour of Gloucester, of the pourparty of the lady of Audeleye, for half a fee by knight’s service; and the said messuage &c. with all the above, are in the hands of Hugh le Despencer, the younger, since the said David’s death.
He died on Wednesday after St. Kenelm the Martyr in the year abovesaid. Richard his son, aged 32 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (12.)
497. WILLIAM DE HOLAND of Eukeston.
Writ, 26 October, 17 Edward II.
LANCASTER. Inq. Tuesday before St. Clement the Pope, 17 Edward II. (defective.)
Eukeston. A manor (extent given), held of Robert de Holand, but now held of the king in chief by the forfeiture of the same Robert, as of the fee of Penwortham in socage, by fealty and suits at the county (court) of Lancaster and the wapentake of Laylondshire, and by service of 1lb. cummin; and 50a. arable, 6a. meadow, and a Hay containing 30a. of waste and 30a. wood, held of the master of the Hospital of (St. John of) Jerusalem in England in socage, by service of 7s. 2d. yearly.
Ulnes Walton. A cottage and 16a. arable, held of the heirs of Henry de Lascy, late earl of Lincoln, but now held of the king by the grant of Alasia, daughter and heir of the said earl, in socage, by service of 1d. yearly.
Ellale. A third part of a manor (extent given), held of the heirs of Marmaduke de Tweng by knight’s service, viz—by homage, fealty and suit at the county (court) of Lancaster, and the wapentake of Lonesdale, and by 4s. scutage when the shield runs at 40s., and by service of a third part of 10d. for the guard of the castle of Kirkeby in Kendale, co. Westmoreland.
Neusum in Aumondernesse. A messuage, 32a. …., 3a. ……, and a water-mill, held in socage of the heir of Stopporth by service of 2s. yearly.
Robert his son, aged .., is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (13.)
498. MARGARET, LATE THE WIFE OF RALPH DE LATTHEBURY.
Writ, 6 March, 17 Edward II.
DERBY. Inq. Saturday before St. George the Martyr, 17 Edward II.
Le Heeth houses. Three bovates of land held of the king in chief as of the honour of Tutbury, now in the king’s hand, by service of 1lb. cummin yearly.
Egynton. A messuage, 40a. arable, 6a. meadow, 6l. 16s. 0d. rents, and a fourth part of a water-mill, with 40s. rent in Ambaston as parcel of Egynton; all held of Ralph de Freschevill in chief by foreign service.
Chaddesdene. 59a. land held of Thomas de Derley by service of 2s. 6d. yearly.
Murkaston. 25a. land held of Robert de Scheldeford by service of 2s. 6d. yearly; and 65a. land and 10a. meadow, held of Henry le Blount by service of 2s. 11 1/2d. yearly.
Ralph son of the said Ralph de Lathebury, aged 16 and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (14.)
499. RICHARD DE PEVENESEYE.
Writ, 8 [Decem]ber, 17 Edward II. (defective.)
SUSSEX. Inq. Thursday after St. Lucy, 17 Edward II.
Worthe by Bokstede. A messuage, a carucate of land, 8a. wood, and 7s. 6d. rent, held in chief of the archbishop of Canterbury by service of 1/12 knight’s fee, by the gift of John Tany to the said Richard and Ela his wife and the heirs of their bodies, so that the said Richard had nothing there except for life.
Richard his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
BERKS. Inq. Saturday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 17 Edward II.
Bochamptone. A messuage, a toft, 88a. arable, and 6s. 5d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s harriers (canes hayericeos), when he shall come to hunt in those parts, for which he shall receive of the king 12d. daily, and by service of carrying the king’s horn when he shall hunt there, for which he shall receive 4d. daily.
Chepinglambourne. 80a. arable, 30a. wood, and 50s. rent, held of Sir John la Warre, knight, by service of a rose.
Estburi. A messuage and a virgate of land, held of Robert de Haddele by service of 5s.
All held of the inheritance of Ela his wife, daughter and heir of Sir John Tany, knight, and Wenthlian his wife. He held nothing of his own inheritance.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (15.)
500. JOHN LE VENOUR alias LE VENUR of Blechinggeleye.
Writ, 7 March, 17 Edward II.
SURREY. Inq. Monday before the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary, 17 Edward II.
Blechinglegh. A messuage, 92a. arable, 26a. wood, 1 1/2a. 1r. meadow, and 21s. 6d. rent, held of Margaret one of the sisters and heirs of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, as of the honour of Clare now in the king’s hands by reason of the forfeiture of Hugh de Audele, by service of a barbed arrow or 1/2d. yearly, and suit at the court of Blechinglegh.
He died on Wednesday after Christmas day, 17 Edward II. William his son, aged 16, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (16.)
501. JOHN DE FERARIIS alias DE FERRERS of Chircheston.
Writ, 6 March, 17 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 28 March, 17 Edward II.
Churcheton. The manor (extent given), held of Henry de la Pomerey by service of a knight’s fee, and doing suit at his court of Hurberton.
Whitelegh. The hamlet (extent given), held of the said Henry by service of 1/3 knight’s fee, and doing suit as above.
Wockenebury. The hamlet (extent given), held of John de Benstede of the manor of Ermynton, by service of 1/3 knight’s fee, and scutage when it shall happen.
Nortbradeworthi. The hamlet (extent given), held of John de Wyleton in free socage, by service of 6d. yearly. He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
William his son, aged 14 at the feast of the Purification last, is his next heir.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator, 5 June, 18 Edward II. Whereas by inquisition of 1 April, 17 Edward II., it was found that the said John held no lands &c. of the king in the escheator’s bailiwick whereby the wardship of his lands ought to pertain to the king, and afterwards the king was given to understand that he held certain knight’s fees of the king in chief as of the honour of Tremington, but, that Henry de la Pomerey, of whom the said John held certain lands &c. by knight’s service, had sold the marriage of the heir to Ralph de Esse, who had married him, whereupon the king commanded him to warn the said Henry to be in the chancery to show cause &c., but the escheator has done nothing therein: he is commanded to make enquiry, and warn the said Henry to be in the chancery on the morrow of St. Peter ad Vincula next.
DEVON. Inq. 3 July, 18 Edward II.
The said John held no knights’ fees of the king in chief, as of the honour of Tremynton, by knight’s service, whereby the marriage of his heir ought to pertain to the king; but Henry de la Pomerey sold the marriage of the said heir to Ralph de Esse, as pertaining to him by reason of certain lands &c. which the said John held of him in the hamlet of Churcheston by knight’s service.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (17.)
502. [ (fn. 1) JOHN DE FERARIIS, deest.
DEVON. Badeston. The hamlet.
Saltecombe. The hamlet.
Wymundeston. The hamlet.
Tremeton honour.]
503. INGELRAM DE GYNES.
Writ, 25 March, 17 Edward II.
LANCASTER. Inq. Wednesday the eve of the Ascension, 17 Edward II.
Moureholm. The manor (extent given), including pastures called Brodenges, worth only 12s. yearly because the beasts in that part have been destroyed by murrain (mormain) and carried off by the Scots, and Elreholm, held, in right and inheritance of Christiana his wife, who survives, daughter and heir of William de Lyndesay, of the king in chief as of the earldom of Lancaster by homage, and service of 20d. for the guard of the castle of Lancaster, and doing suit at the (county) court of Lancaster every six weeks, and at the wapentake of Lancaster, and for 1/4 knight’s fee.
Kerneford. 40a. land, 10a. meadow and 7s. 6d. rent, pertaining to the above manor, and similarly held.
Whitington. 35a. land, 5a. meadow, a water-mill, and 60a. land in the hands of tenants at will, held by the said Ingelram and Christiana for life, of Baldwin de Gynes, service unspecified.
Assheton. A capital messuage, 60a. land, 5a. meadow, a moiety of a water-mill, and 6s. 6d. rent, similarly held for life of the same Baldwin, service unspecified.
William his son, aged 36 and more, is his next heir.
Writ, 25 March, 17 Edward II.
YORK; NORTH RIDING. Inq. Saturday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 17 Edward II.
Midelton by Richmond. The manor (extent given), held, of the inheritance of the said Christiana, of Sir John de Brittannia, earl of Richmond, in chief by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
WESTMORELAND. Inq. Thursday the morrow of St. Mark, 17 Edward II.
Kendale. A moiety of the barony held, of the inheritance of the said Christiana, of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a barony. The underwritten manors &c. are of the said moiety,—
Lake of Wynandremere. A manor in an island called ‘le Holme,’ which is the capital messuage of the moiety of the said barony.
Appelthwait hamlet. 66 tenants rendering 12l. 9s. yearly, a water-mill, a fulling-mill, a fishery in the lake, &c.
Langedon. The hamlet (extent given).
Loghrigg. The hamlet (extent given), including the fisheries of Rauthemere, and the water of ‘le Dubbes.’
Gressemere. The hamlet (extent given).
Troutbek. The hamlet (extent given).
Hamelsete. The hamlet (extent given).
Crossethwaite. The hamlet (extent given), including the herbage of Ayrholm.
Hoton. The hamlet (extent given).
Little Stirkeland. The hamlet (extent given), with 6s. 8d. rent in Bolteston.
Casterton. The hamlet (extent given).
All pertaining to the said manor.
Kirkeby in Kendale. Divers burgages held of the moiety of the said barony, which used to render 40s. yearly, but now only 6s. on account of the devastation of the Scots.
Kirkeby bankes, Braithlagh, and ‘firma Wyndellorum’ there, rendering 4s. yearly; stallage and the court of the borough used to be worth 26s. 8d., but nothing now for the above reason.
Kendale and Westmoreland. Divers free tenants, rendering 11l. 4s. of blanch farm.
A fishery in the water of Keent, pleas and perquisites &c.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 11.
504. JOHN DE THORP.
Writ, 20 May, 17 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 26 May, 17 Edward II.
Combes alias Kombes. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief in free socage rendering 11l. yearly, and 16s. yearly scutage.
Helmigham. A moiety of the manor, held of the earl Marshal by service of a knight’s fee, which five years before his death he demised to farm to Ralph de Bockyngg for life, rendering 7l. 15s. 0d. yearly to the said John and Alice his wife, and the heirs of the said John.
Horham. The manor, held jointly by the said John and Alice, of the gift of Alexander de Refham, parson of Sculton, to them and the heirs of the said John by fine levied in the king’s court, of the bishop of Norwich by service of 8s. yearly.
Robert his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
NORFOLK. Inq. 6 June, 17 Edward II. (defaced.)
Creek. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the earl Marshal as of his manor of Forningsete by knight’s service.
Hillingtone. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of John de Cove and Eva his wife, as of her dower, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Massingham. The manor held jointly by the said John and Alice, by the gift of Hugh de Eshwelle, parson of Little Massingham, to them and the heirs male of their bodies with remainder to the right heirs of the said John, of John Claveringg by service of a knight’s fee.
Eshwellethorp. The manor held jointly by the said John and Alice, of John de Claveringg by service of a knight’s fee.
Wreningham. The manor similarly held of Thomas Bardolf by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Fundenhale. The manor similarly held of the earl Marshal, as of his manor of Forningsete, by service of a knight’s fee.
Bonewelle. The manor similarly held of Fulk Bayniard by service of 5s. yearly.
Tyveteshale. The manor similarly held of the abbot of St. Edmund’s by service of 4s. 3d. yearly.
All held of the gift of Alexander de Refham, parson of Sculton, to them and the heirs of the said John, by fine levied in the king’s court.
Norwich. A messuage, held by the said John and Alice, to them and their heirs, in free burgage by service of 1d. yearly, which is called ‘londgovil.’
Heir as above.
Transcript of the above writ of [20 May], 17 Edward II., and of part of the Inquisition of 26 May, 17 Edward II. relating to the manor of Combes.
Transcript of a fine made in the king’s court at Westminster on the octave of St. Michael, 8 Edward II., between the said John and Alice and the aforesaid Alexander de Refham, concerning the manors of Asshewellethorp, Fundenhale, Wrennyngham, Tyveteshale and Bonewelle, and the advowsons of the churches of Asshewellethorp and Nelond, co. Norfolk, and the manor of Horham, 1a. land in Fresingfeld and the advowson of a moiety of the church of the same town, co. Suffolk, to hold as abovesaid.
Transcript of a fine made in the king’s court at York in fifteen days from the day of St. Michael, 29 Edward I., between the said John and Alice and William (sic) de Asshewell, clerk, concerning the manor of Little Massingham, to hold as abovesaid.
Transcript of a grant from Edmund de Belagh, physician (medicus) and Maud his wife, to Sir John de Thorp, knight, and Alice his wife, and their heirs, for a certain sum of money of the whole messuage which the said Edmund lately purchased of Avelina la Dene in the parish of St. Michael of Conesford in Norwich (situate as described), to hold of the chief lords of that fee by the services accustomed, dated Thursday the feast of St. Mary Magdalen, 5 Edward II. commencing, and read, acknowledged and delivered in the full court of Norwich on the following day, before the bailiffs (names given).
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 26 June, 17 Edward II.
SUFFOLK. Inq. Wednesday before St. Margaret, 18 Edward II.
Kenyngton. The manor held by Nigel de Kenyngton by service of a knight’s fee.
Westorp. The manor held by Adam de Coniers by service of a knight’s fee.
Fynygham. The manor held by the said Adam by service of a knight’s fee.
Melles. The manor held by Walter de Norwich by service of a knight’s fee.
Crosfeld and Wynston. The manors held by Ralph de Bockyng by service of a knight’s fee.
Charsfeld. 80a. land, 4a. wood and 5a. pasture, held by William Weylond by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Willebech. A certain tenement held by the prioress of Flixton in frankalmoin, which formerly was held by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Combes. The advowson of the church with alternate presentations.
NORFOLK. Inq. Monday before St. Gregory the Pope, 18 Edward II.
Stanhowe. The manor held by Roger de Calthorp by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Depedale. The manor held by Richard de Toftes by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Brunham. Certain tenements held by Sir George de Thorp by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Bestorp. Certain tenements held by Sir Walter de Norwich by service of a knight’s fee.
Little Ryburgh and Styberde. Certain tenements held by Thomas de Snyterton, the prior of Fakenhamdam, the abbot of Creyk and the prior of Bynham, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Brunham. Certain tenements held by Robert Underburgh, Richard Pepy, chaplain, and other tenants of the fee called Aungrefee, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Schypedene. Certain tenements held by Roger de Reymes, Hugh Tevant, and other tenants, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Northcrek. The advowson of the church with alternate presentations.
Hillington. A moiety of the advowson of the church, with alternate presentations.
Extent or summary of knight’s fees and advowsons as above.
Assignment of dower to the abovesaid Alice (full extent given), with transcript of mandate from the escheator dated 28 October, 18 Edward II, containing transcript of writ of assignment of dower dated 14 October, 18 Edward II. (defective and much defaced.)
C. Edw. II. File 81. (19.)
505. JOHN DE ERLEGH.
Writ, 5 March, 17 Edward II.
BERKS. Inq. 24 March, 17 Edward II.
Erlegh. The manor (extent given), including a fishery in (the) Lodene, held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
Writ, 5 March, 17 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 20 March, 17 Edward II.
Northperton. The manor with the hundred annexed, held of the king in chief at fee farm by service of rendering 100s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff, and 5s. for blanch farm.
Little Somerton. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, by service of being the king’s chamberlain.
Durston alias Dourston. The manor (extent given), held of Robert son of Payn by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Migheles church. 5s. rent held of the honour of Troubrigge by service of 4 1/2d.
Babbecary. The manor (extent given), held of John de Bello Campo of Somerset in free marriage.
Beqyntone. The manor (extent given) held of Robert son of Payn by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 26 at the feast of St. Donatus (?) last.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (20.)
506. JOHN DE WESTON THE ELDER.
Writ, 24 November, 17 Edward II.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 2 December, 17 Edward II.
Middeltone. The manor (extent given), held of John de Lylle by service of 1/4 knight’s fee; and 10a. land held of John de Glamoregan by service of a rose yearly.
John his son, aged 40, is his next heir.
DEVON. Inq. 5 December, 17 Edward II.
Touseyneston. The manor (extent given), held of the king by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, by reason of lands which were of Hugh de Audeley, the younger, and Margaret his wife, now in the king’s hand; and a marsh in the same manor (containing) 30a. held of Hugh de Curteney by service of 16s. yearly.
Holdham. A capital messuage, 100a. land, rents &c. held of John de Clavill by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Boklond Chailo. 20s. 1d. yearly rent held of Baldric Flemengg by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Lokkesore. 13d. yearly rent held of John de Beaumont by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Mideldon. 37s. 3d. yearly rent held of William Martyn for 1/6 knight’s fee.
Cotesford. 4l. yearly rent held of the dean and chapter of Exeter by 1/4 knight’s fee.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (21.)
507. JOHN DE LEYK.
Writ, 13 July, 17 Edward II.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. 20 July, 17 Edward II.
Leyk. A manor (extent given), held for life, by the grant of Simon de Sibbesthorp by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainder to John his son and the heirs of his body, of Geoffrey Bugge by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Kynston. Four virgates of land held of the prior of St. Cuthbert’s, Durham, by service of 12d. yearly; 4 virgates of land held of John de Langeton by service of 4s. yearly; and 26s. 8d. rent held of Robert de Kenston, clerk, by service of 1d. yearly.
Basingfeld. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 5a. meadow, and 25s. yearly rent, held of Robert Peyrpoun by knight’s service.
Saxindale. A messuage, 72a. arable, and 4a. meadow, held of the priors of Schelford and Thurgerton, service unknown.
John his son, aged 15 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (22.)
508. RALPH DE GORGES.
Writ, 24 October, 17 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 30 December, 17 Edward II.
Braunton. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of delivering an arrow to the king’s huntsman whenever the king shall come or send to Exemor for taking venison there.
Ralph his son, aged 15 on the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
DORSET. Inq. 8 December, 17 Edward II.
Sturmenstre Mareschal. Certain tenements held jointly by the said Ralph and Eleanor his wife, to them and the heirs of the said Ralph, of the earl of Penbroke by service of a pair of gilt spurs yearly.
Heir as above.
DORSET. Inq. 12 November, 17 Edward II.
Bradepole, Luttone and Combe. The manors, whereof he was jointly enfeoffed with Eleanor his wife in 29 Edward I., to hold to them and the heirs of the said Ralph.
Bemynstre and Redehoue. The hundreds, whereof they were similarly enfeoffed by fine levied in the king’s court, rendering 30s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
All held of the heirs of Joan de Vyvonia, as of the manor of Chiwtone, now in the king’s hands by reason of the minority of the heir of Peter son of Reginald, son and heir of the said Joan, now in the king’s wardship.
Heir as above.
SOMERSET. Inq. 4 November, 17 Edward II.
Wrockeshale. The manor (extent given), held of Hugh de Courtenay by service of two knights’ fees of the fee of Mortain.
Heir as above, aged 16 on the feast of St. Michael next.
Writ of certiorari on the petition of Edward, earl of Chester, the king’s son, showing that the manor of Wrockeshale is held of him by reason of lands which he holds in the Isle of Wight, 28 March, 17 Edward II.
Writ of certiorari on the petition of Isabella, queen of England, showing that the said manor is held of her, by reason of lands which she holds in Christchurche, 28 March, 17 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 3 May, 17 Edward II.
Wrokeshale. The manor is held of Hugh de Courteney by service of 2 knights’ fees, as of the fee of Mortain, pertaining to his manor of Brommore, co. Southampton, and not of Isabella, queen of England, by reason of lands which she holds in Cristischerch or elsewhere, nor of Edward, earl of Chester, by reason of lands which he holds in the Isle of Wight or elsewhere.
C. Edw. II. File 81. (23.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Missing but thus given in the Calendar printed in 1806.