Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 56

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 56

54. THEOBALD DE VERDON alias DE VERDUN.
Writ, 30 July, 10 Edward II.
STAFFORD. Inq. 8 October, 10 Edward II.
Alveton. The castle with its members, viz.—Bredeleye, Farley, Cotene, Wutton, Deneston [alias Denston], Staunton, Strongeshull [alias Streingeshull], Buckenhale, Fenton and Balderdeleye (extents given), held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Elizabeth late his wife is pregnant of a living child. His daughters, Joan aged 13, Elizabeth aged 10, and Margery aged 7, are his next heirs.
SALOP. Inq. 24 October, 10 Edward II.
Stoke upon Tyrne. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Lodelowe. A moiety of the town (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee.
Elizabeth his wife is pregnant, but unless it shall be of a male child, his heirs are his daughters as above.
WARWICK. Inq. 23 October, 10 Edward II.
Braundone. The manor with its members (extent given), held of the earl of Warwick in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Flekkenho. The hamlet, a member of Braundone, held by Walter Coyni for life by the demise of the said Theobald, doing 40s. yearly.
Bretford hamlet. Geoffrey de Chaumbreleyn enfeoffed the nuns Seburga and Aoemy of 150a. of his demesne, and of the meadow between Bretford and the mill-pond of Merstone, and of all the lands between these four boundaries, viz.—Musewellesshiche and Fosse between the river Afvam and the grove of Burtele, with common at Braundone for all necessaries; and the said nuns, with his assent, thereof enfeoffed the prior, &c. of Kyneliwurth, who delivered the same to Richard the clerk of Bretford for life, rendering 1 mark yearly, and the said Richard by collusion delivered to the lord of Braundone of that time all the above, which of right belong to the church of Kenellewrthe.
Heirs as above, but Joan aged 12 years.
Memorandum (by the escheator?). Concerning the hamlet of Bretford the jury would not deliver any other form of inquisition than the above, but the said Theobald entered upon that hamlet after the death of his father, in the king’s 3rd year, as his inheritance, as was found by the inquisitions then returned into the chancery, and has now died seised thereof, claiming such estate therein for himself and his heirs.
LEICESTER. Inq. 18 October, 10 Edward II.
Neubold. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
Heirs as above, but Joan aged 14, Elizabeth 12, and Margery 5 years.
LEICESTER. Inq. 16 October, 10 Edward II.
Luttreworth. The manor (extent given), including a pasture called Logeleys, and a market and fair, held of John son of John de Wolreton by service of 10s. yearly called ‘mauflyn,’ which the said John renders for the guard of the castle of Northampton.
Cotesbech without Luttreworth (extent given), including two views at Skefftynton, held of the king in chief by service of 1/6 knight’s fee.
Heirs as above.
OXFORD. Inq. 26 October, 10 Edward II.
La Hethe. The manor (extent given), held of Thomas Daudele, service unknown.
Heir unknown, because his wife is pregnant.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. 21 October, 10 Edward II.
Farnham. The manor and the hamlet of Sere (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of finding a glove for his right hand on the day of the king’s coronation for supporting the king’s right arm with his said gloved hand whilst the king shall hold his sceptre (regalem virgam).
Heir unknown.
WILTS. Inq. 10 October, 10 Edward II.
Stoke Verdon. The manor (extent given), held of the abbess of Wilton at a fee farm rent of 11l. yearly to her and her successors.
Wyvelesford. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 3a. meadow, pasture, rents, &c., held of the bishop of Salisbury rendering 4l. 13s. 4d. yearly to him and his successors.
Heirs, Joan, Elizabeth and Margery, as above.
HEREFORD. Extent. Tuesday the feast of All Souls, 10 Edward II.
Webbeleye. The castle and manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 2 1/2 knights’ fees.
Heirs as above, Joan aged 13, Elizabeth 10, and Margery 5 years.
MARCHES OF WALES [HEREFORD]. Extent. Friday the morrow of SS. Simon and Jude, 10 Edward II.
Ewyas Lacy. The castle and a moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, service unknown. There are no advowsons of churches, and the jury know not of any knights’ fees.
Heirs as above, ages unknown.
Extent or summary of the above lands, &c., with the variation there given within square brackets.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c., 27 September, 10 Edward II.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. Friday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 10 Edward II.
Farnham. The advowson of the church. He held no knights’ fees in the county.
[DERBY AND STAFFORD.] Inq. Monday the morrow of St. Cuthbert, 10 Edward II.
Knights’ fees &c., pertaining to the honour of Alvetone.
Fornewerk. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John de Verdun.
Hertheshorn. A knight’s fee held by John de Scherthasles [alias de Sherthales] and the heirs of Robert de Farnham.
La Newehalle [alias Neuhall]. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Robert de la Warde.
Crakemerch and Creygthon. A knight’s fee held by Sir Walter de Verdun [alias de Werdon] and Sir John de Baryngton.
Northbury. A knight’s fee, tenant unknown.
He had no advowsons of churches pertaining to the honour aforesaid.
LEICESTER. Inq. 14 January, 10 Edward II.
Brantyngthorp and Pethlynge [alias Petlyng]. Two knights’ fees held by the abbot of Muryval.
Shathewelle. 1/4 knight’s fee held by William Fyton.
Thorp by Lilleborn and Bildeston. 1/8 knight’s fee held by Walter Chaynel.
Parva Assheby. 1/6 knight’s fee held by John de Folevile.
Fleckeneye. 1/6 knight’s fee held by John Yvon and other free tenants.
Stanton Harald. 1/4 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Elias de Stanton.
Worthington [alias Wortyngton]. 1/4 knight’s fee, tenant unknown.
Bourton [alias Burton] Overay. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Robert de Normanvlle [alias de Normanvill].
Nouesleye. A knight’s fee, tenant unknown.
Boseworthe, Neubold, Skeftyngton, Lutturworthe and Cotesbach. The advowsons of the churches.
WARWICK. Inq. 15 January, 10 Edward II.
Hornton and Hornlegh. A knight’s fee held by Richard de Sutton.
Hunstanscote. 1/4 knight’s fee, tenant unspecified.
Little Fleckenho. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John Coigne.
Assheho and Caldecote. A knight’s fee held by the heirs of Geoffrey de Symely.
Dersyngton. A knight’s fee held by Henry de Prayeres.
Wolframcote. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Robert de Langeleye.
Great Fleckenho. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the free tenants there.
Sheldon. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Nicholas de Scheldon.
Thurlaston. A knight’s fee held by Simon son of Margery and John de Derset.
Lillyngton. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Peter de Wolwardington.
Bereford. 1/2 knight’s fee held by John de Napford.
Burton and Draycote. 1 3/4 knight’s fee held by Thomas de Garshale; and 1 3/4 knight’s fee held by Robert de Verdun.
Boddebrok. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Robert de Hastang; and 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Philip de Gaydon [alias de Gayton].
Blakedon and Wrydefen. 1 1/2 knight’s fee, tenant unknown.
Avenederset. Two knights’ fees and three parts of a fee, held by the heirs of John de Cauntelou [alias de Canti Lupo].
[HEREFORD.] Inq. Saturday the feast of St. Vincent, 10 Edward II.
Erdesle, Letton, Brocbury, Suavesour, Stretton, Buterle and Kempele. 3 1/2 knights’ fees held of the honour of Webbele by Richard de Baskerville.
Hompton, Bakynton, Stretton, Lauton by Kyngeslane, and Lydecote. 3 1/2 knights’ fees held as above by Richard de Hompton.
Weston. 1/2 knight’s fee held as above by Robert de Weston.
Almaly, Leghton, Micheleschirche, Mannewyteschirche, Stannfordesfaucon, Standon, Achepichard and Bishampt[on]. 4 1/2 knights’ fees held as above by Philip ap Houwel, Rees ap Houwel and Joan Pichard.
Pyonia and Houton Cotes. 2 3/4 knights’ fees held as above by Richard de la Lynde, the younger, Philip ap Houwel and Rees ap Houwel.
Buford and Stanford upon Teme [alias Temede]. A knight’s fee held as above by Walter de Craueley.
Grendon. 1/5 knight’s fee held as above by John de Grendon.
Aleton. 1/5 knight’s fee held as above by Robert Broun.
Malmeshul Gamage. 1/10 knight’s fee held as above by William Gernon.
Webbeton, Cobbewell, Walsopthorn and Mere. 1/2 knight’s fee held as above by Roger de Kriketot and George de Kriketot.
Putteleye, Cheynest[re], Strete, Tuyldenehid, Estleche and Wallemesthorp. Four knights’ fees held as above by Richard Comyn and the heirs of William Comyn.
Munesleye [alias Monesleye]. 1/2 knight’s fee heid as above by the heirs of Richard Feypo [alias Faypo].
Markleye. Two knights’ fees held as above by the heirs of John son of John de Soulers [alias de Soleres].
Kusop. A knight’s fee pertaining to the castle of Ewyas.
Straddil. A knight’s fee pertaining to the same.
Rouleston. 1/2 knight’s fee pertaining to the same.
He held no advowsons of churches in the county of Hereford.
SALOP. Inq. Thursday the eve of the Annunciation, 10 Edward [II].
Buterleye. A knight’s fee held by Stephen de Buterleye.
Overheyton. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Robert Broun.
Heneleye [alias Henneleye], 1/2 knight’s fee held by Roger de Welyngton.
Wildredehope. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Burga late the wife of Richard de Harleye.
Sutton and Wycchecote. A knight’s fee held by John de Haulou [alias de Haulo] and the aforesaid Robert Broun.
Russhebury. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the same John de Haulou.
Hopton. A knight’s fee held by John de Hopton Kandivant [alias Candyvant].
Wyggele. 1/4 knight’s fee held by Robert son of Robert Dovyle.
Suthstoke. A knight’s fee held by the heir of Sir William de Lodelawe.
Eton. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William de Heselshawe.
Alverton and Hopton. 1/2 knight’s fee held by the tenants there.
Blecchele. 1/4 knight’s fee held by the heirs of Thomas Corbet.
Morton. 1/4 knight’s fee held by Hugh de Say.
Lodelawe. The advowson of a moiety of the church.
Stoke upon Tyrne. The advowson of the church.
Extent or summary of the above advowsons of churches (defaced).
Extent or summary of the above knights’ fees, with the variations there given within square brackets (defaced).
A brief summary of the value of knights’ fees and of a third part thereof (defaced).
Assignment of dower to Elizabeth late the wife of the said Theobald out of his lands &c. viz.—the manors of Neubold, Luttreworth, Farnham with Sere, Braundon and Stoke Verdon, and lands, rents &c. in Cotesbech, Fleckenho, Gretford and Wyvelesford.
Extent or summary of two parts of the said lands, viz.—the castles and manors of Alveton with its members, Webbeleye and Ewyas Lacy, the manors of Stoke upon Tyrne and La Hethe, and lands &c. in Lodelawe.
Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of Joan the wife of Thomas de Fornivall, the younger, daughter and one of the heirs of the said Theobald, deceased, who seeks her pourparty of the said inheritance, 12 May, 11 Edward II.
SALOP. Proof of age of the said Joan, 5 June, 11 Edward II. (defaced.)
William Aleyn (?) of Staunton, aged 52, says that the said Joan was born at Wotton and baptized in the church of St. Mary, Onebury, and was 14 years of age on 9 August last; and this he knows because he had a daughter, Sibyl, born on the same day.
John de Boudler (?), aged 44, says the like, and knows it because on the feast of the Assumption in the same year, Hugh de Mortimer of Richard’s Castle was buried at Worcester, of whom (he held?) his land.
William son of Hugh, aged 70, says the like, and knows it because John Scot came and told him of the birth, and he gave him a sparrow-hawk for the news.
Thomas de Overton, aged 42, says the like, and knows it because he has a brother, Richard, who was born at Overton in the same week.
William de Sibeton, aged 44, says the like, and knows it because John de Sibeton, his brother, granted 1/2 virgate of land to Adam de Sibeton for 14 years at the feast of the Assumption following in the same year, and now it has come to his own hands as heir of the said John.
Richard de Affecote, aged 50, says the like, and knows it because he made a dovecote at the feast of Easter following in the same year.
Robert de Staunton, clerk, aged 41, says the like, and knows it because at the feast of St. Michael following in the same year, he had a daughter, Alice, born.
Walter de Aventre, aged 53, says the like, and knows it because Margaret de Mortimar (?) stayed at Staunton Lascy in the same year from the feast of St. Michael, with her household (familia), until the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist following.
Roger Church (?) aged 46, says the like, and knows it because Nicholas his father died in the same year at the feast of All Saints.
Roger … . hale, aged 60, says the like, and knows it because at Christmas (?) in the same year he married Sibyl his wife, who still lives.
William de Aventre, aged 40, says the like, and knows it because he was then servant of Agnes de Lodelowe, and made a dovecote at Eweldon for her use.
Walter Tope (?), aged 48, says the like, and knows it because he had 1/2 virgate of land from John de Saberton, for 12 years, and on the same day ……when the said Joan was born.
The escheator warned Isabella, queen of England, the king’s consort, but no one came.
Partition of two parts of the said lands into four parts, viz.—between Joan whom Thomas de Furnivall, the younger, has married, Elizabeth, and Margery, daughters of the said Theobald by his first wife, and——his daughter by Elizabeth, late the wife of John de Burgo, and sister of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, his second wife, made at the suit of the said Thomas and Joan after the proof of age of the said Joan, viz.—
The castle and manor of Alveton, with its members.
The castle and manor of Webbele, excepting 9l. rent from free tenants.
The castle and manor of Ewyas Lacy, excepting 10l. 9s. rent.
And the manors of Stoke upon Tyrne and La Hethe, lands in Ludelawe, and the said 9l. rent from Webbele, and 10l. 9s. rent from Ewyas Lacy.
Writ of scire facias to the escheator to warn the said Thomas and Joan to be in the chancery on the octave of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist next, on the petition of Bartholomew de Burgherssh who has married Elizabeth daughter and one of the heirs of the said Theobald, who has proved her age, to show cause why the castle and manor of Alveton with members &c. should not be resumed into the king’s hand and extended again, 11 June 13 Edward II.
Writ of scire facias to the same effect; endorsed with a memorandum that it was agreed before the archbishop of Canterbury and others of the king’s council, that the said castle, manor &c. should be again extended, 13 August 14 Edward II.
C. Edw. II. File 56. (1.)
55. ISABEL DE ALBINIACO, countess of Arundell, deceased.
Transcript of writ to William de Glaumvill to extend the lands, knights’ fees &c. which were of the said Isabel on the day she died, by the oaths of knights &c. of cos. Buckingham, Norfolk, Sussex and Derby, 28 Sept. 10 Edward II.
[NORFOLK.] Transcript of extent. Tuesday the eve of SS. Simon and Jude, 10 Edward II.
Wymundham. The manor (extent given), including a park called Hexawe, and 3s. from ‘Blestrura’ in common, 4s. yearly from ‘Dunscot,’ and a hamlet called Plecheys (extent given), held of the king in dower.
Wymundham. The advowson of the priory.
Atleburg. The advowson of two parts of the church.
Shelton, Brom and Bedingham. Three knights’ fees held of the manor of Wymundham by Robert de Shelton.
Turingtune and Greinsvile. Two knights’ fees held by Gerard de Wechesham.
Brom and Nortun. 3 1/4 knights’ fees held by Roger de Brom.
Wymundham. 1/6 knight’s fee held by William Dusteyn.
Scotisham. A knight’s fee held by Miles de Ho.
Hengham and Bakenesthorp. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Robert de Bakenesthorp.
Hecles. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William de Gerner; and 1/2 knight’s fee held by William le Parker.
C. Edw. II. File 56. (2.)
56. NICHOLAS DAUDELE alias DAUDELEYE, DE AUDITHELEGH, DE ALDITHELEGH, DE ADITHELEGH, DE AUDELE.
Writ, 6 December, 10 Edward II. and duplicate indorsed ‘Stafford, Salop.’
SALOP. Inq. 6 January, 10 Edward II.
Egemundon. The manor with its members Pikestok and Aston, and the township of Newport (Novi Burgi) (extents given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering a mewed sparrow-hawk, and 4s. 4d., at the king’s exchequer (yearly).
Forde. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering 12l. at the king’s exchequer (yearly), and there is a pension to be paid thence to Nicholas de Wethergrove of 10l. yearly for life.
James his son, aged 3 on the feast of the Circumcision next, is his next heir.
SALOP. Inq. 6 January 10 Edward II.
Red Castle (Rubeum Castrum.) with its members Ithtefeld, Quekeshale, Lokkeswode and Gravenhunger (extent given), held jointly by the said Nicholas and Joan his wife, countess of Lincoln, of John de Harecurt by service of 1d. yearly, of the gift of John de Kynardeseye to them and the heirs of the body of the said Nicholas.
Marchumleye. The hamlet with its member Kentesden (extent given), held jointly as above of John de Marchumleye by service of a pair of gloves; and there is a pension to be paid thence to Nicholas de Wedergrave for life of 10l. yearly.
Heir as above.
LONDON. Inq. Saturday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 10 Edward II.
Ward of Aldrichgate. A tenement without Aldrichgate, held of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s by service of 5s. 4d. yearly; and there are due thence to the hospital of St. Bartholomew in Smithefeld 7s. yearly, and to the church of St. Botolph without Aldrichgate 4s. yearly.
Heir as above.
STAFFORD. Inq 4 January, 10 Edward II.
Heleye. The castle and park, held jointly as above, of the enfeoffment of John de Kynardeseye, of the heirs of William de Betteleye, who are of full age, by service of 1d. yearly.
Betteleye. The township (extent given), held jointly as above, of the same heirs by service of a rose (yearly).
Tunstal. The township (extent given), held jointly as above, of Alan de Greseleye by service of a pair of gloves (yearly).
Horton. The township (extent given), including a hay and water-mill &c., held jointly as above, of the baroness of Stafford by service of 10s. yearly.
Enedon. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held jointly as above, of the said baroness by service of 5s. yearly.
Heir as above.
MARCHES OF WALES. Extent. Monday after St. David, 10 Edward II.
Thlanandevery [alias Lanyndever(y)] in the comote of Hyrvrin. The castle, with tenements in the forest of Kevingelonarth (extent given), including a rent of 45qr. of oats called ‘Doueroth’ (?), held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee, and doing suit at the king’s county (court) of Kaermerdin for all service save in time of war.
Thlanandevery. The, town (extent given), including 78 burgesses rendering 78s., ‘tolcestre,’ and toll of the fair.
Medevey alias Methevey, Landusant, Gwynvey alias Wynvey, and Mainorvaban, in the comote of Perveyth. The mainors (extents given), including ‘Doueroth’ (?), and cheminage upon Sarnhyr, and leyrwyte.
Heir as above, aged 3 at Christmas last.
Writ to the justice of South Wales, 6 December, 10 Edward II.
[SOUTH WALES.] Extent, 12 January, 10 Edward II.
Lanymdever[y]. The castle and borough (full extent given) including meadows by Lanveyr (?) and at Habergevel, and forests called Cruckebleith and Kevengelenarth in the comote of Hirvryn, and lands, &c. in Melindressathney, Maynor Lanadeusant, Maynorvaban, Maynor Wynvey and Maynor Methevey, in the comote of Perveth, with ‘Douerith’ and leirewite, and four smithies (fabr’) in Iskennen, held of the king in chief by knights’ service, and doing suit at the county (court)of Kermerdyn.
Heir as above, aged 3 about the feast of the Epiphany last.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., to the justice of South Wales, 6 December, 10 Edward II.
[SOUTH WALES.] Inq. 11 January 10, Edward II.
Lanandever[y], There are no knights’ fees or advowsons pertaining to the lordship of Lanandever[y].
Extent or summary of the above lands, &c. with the variation there given within square brackets.
C. Edw. II. File 56. (3.)
57. THOMAS SON OF WILLIAM TRYVET.
Writ (missing).
SOMERSET. Inq. 8 July, 10 Edward II.
Crandon. 135a. arable, 6a. pasture, and 12s. 2d. rent, held of the king in chief at fee farm by service of rendering 1/2 mark yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Oterhampton. The hamlet (extent given), held of Philip de Columbariis by service of 1 1/4 knight’s fee, rendering 21 1/2d. yearly, and doing suit at his court in his manor of Staweye; and 4s. yearly rent held of Baldwin Malet by service of doing suit at his court of Enedemere.
Puriton. The hamlet (extent given), held of the said Philip by service of 1/5 knight’s fee.
Nywenham. The hamlet (extent given), held of Robert son of Payn by service of a knight’s fee.
Chylton and Cok. The hamlets (extents given), held of the said Robert by service of 3 knights’ fees.
Sarra his sister, aged 24, is his next heir.
Afterwards on 16 February, 10 Edward II, came John Inge, the king’s sub-escheator in co. Somerset, and Thomas de Marleberg and said that Joan late the wife of the said Thomas, who was pregnant at the time of his death, had borne a son called John, who ought to succeed his father.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator, to enquire whether the said Joan was pregnant at the time of the death of the said Thomas or not, and if so, what is the age of the child, &c., 20 February, 10 Edward II.
SOMERSET. Inq. 10 March, 10 Edward II.
The said Joan was pregnant by the said Thomas at the time of his death on Friday the feast of St. Barnabas last, and she bore a son, named John, on 2 December following, who is 14 weeks old, and next heir of the said Thomas.
C. Edw. II. File 56. (4.)