Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 61

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward II, File 61

137. ROGER DE FORDE.
Writ to the escheator concerning the lands &c. of the said Roger, who held of the heir of Nicholas de Audele, a minor and in the king’s wardship, 23 July, 11 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. 8 September, 11 Edward II.
Routon manor. A wood called ‘le Snodde’ held of the king in chief as of the honour of Montegomery without any service; 3 nooks of land held of the abbot of Shrewsbury by service of 18d. yearly; and 3 nooks of land held of William la Souche by service of wardship and marriage when it shall happen.
Forde manor. A capital messuage, a carucate of land containing 60a., 1a. meadow, and a moor, held of the heirs of Nicholas de Audeleye by service of 20s. yearly.
Preston by Moneford. A virgate of land held of the abbot of Lileshull by service of 3s. yearly.
Hugh his son, aged 26 on the feast of the Assumption last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 60. (22.)
138. RICHARD DE VENUS alias DE VENUZ.
Writ, 1 April, 12 Edward II. (defaced.)
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Aulton, 4 May, 12 Edward II.
He held nothing in the bailiwick on the day he died.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (1.)
139. NICHOLAS DE SANCTO MAURO.
Writ 4 October, 12 Edward II. (defaced.)
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. Friday after All Saints, 12 Edward II.
Neutoune by the sea. A moiety held of the fee of the castle of Alnewyk by service of a knight’s fee, which was assigned as dower to Lady Isabel de Bello Monte, lady of Vescy.
Heir unknown, being in southern parts.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Assignment of dower to Alan de Charleton and Helen his wife as dower of the said Helen sometime the wife of the said Nicholas, Tuesday after the Conversion of St Paul, 12 Edward II.
Neuton upon Sea. A third part of the capital messuage, lands &c. (extent given).
Alnewik. A third part of a messuage called ‘le Wardeplace.’
C. Edw. II. File 61. (2.)
140. (fn. 1) [NICHOLAS DE SURTEYS, deest.
NORTHUMBERLAND. North Goseford. The town Ryhille in the ward of Tyndale. A third part of the town.]
141. THOMAS DE BRADEFORD.
Writ. 6 November 12, Edward II. (defaced.)
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. The morrow of St Martin in November, 12 Edward II. (defaced.)
Bradeford. The manor, excepting two messuages, a third part of the demesne lands, and 13s. 4d. from the mill, which Helen sometime the wife of Alexander de Bradeford, father of the said Thomas, holds in dower by his assignment, and 13s. 4d. yearly pension which Roger de Eddristoune has for life, held of the king by service of finding a light horseman (hobolarium) in the king’s army, 13s. 4d. for the guard of the castle of Bamburgh, and suit at the county (court).
Thomas his son, aged 4, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (3.)
142. HENRY DE PERCY.
Writ of certiorari, 23 March, 12 Edward II. (defaced.)
[YORK.] Inq. Tuesday after the close of Easter, 12 Edward II.
Kirklevyngton. The manor was charged by the said Henry with 10l. rent to Edmund Darel for life, in 6 Edward I., and Eleanor late the wife of the said Henry was married to him for fourteen years before the manor was so charged.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (4.)
143. CECILY DE BLIDA of Wygeton.
Writ. 2 November, 12 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Saturday the feast of St. Martin, 12 Edward 11.
Wigeton. A messuage and 7a. land, held as of the manor of Wigeton, now in the king’s hand by the death of Sir John de Wigeton; which manor is held of the honour of Cockermouth, by service of 1d., and it is worth nothing because laid waste by the Scots.
John her son, aged 22, is her next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (5.)
144. JOHN DE EBOR’.
Transcript of writ sent by the escheator to his sub-escheator in co. Lincoln, 15 November, 12 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 21 November, 12 Edward II.
Santon. A capital messuage, and 7 messuages and 9 bovates of land held by tenants, held of the king in chief by service of 1/24 knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 8, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (6.)
145. ROGER DE BROMLEYE.
Writ, 28 September, 12 Edward II.
SALOP. Inq. 14 October, 12 Edward II.
Rowton within the manor of Worfeld. A capital messuage, 20a. arable and 1r. meadow, &c. held of the king in chief by service of keeping the king’s forest of Morf.
William his son, aged 26 on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (7.)
146. WILLIAM DE MULCASTRE.
Writ, 20 March, 12 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Saturday the eve of Easter, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Boualdith. Four messuages, and 66 . . land, held of the king in chief as of the honour of Cokermuth by fealty and service of 6d. yearly, now worth only 24s. yearly, but before the devastation of the Scots, worth 60s.
Torpennow. Five parts of the manor with the mill, held of Thomas Wake by homage and fealty, and by service of 16s. yearly for cornage, now worth 100s. only, instead of 40 marks yearly.
Haiton, Blenerhaisath’ and [Utkem (fn. 2) ]anbi. The manors held of Christiana late the wife of Thomas de Lucy, as of her dower of the inheritance of Sir Anthony de Lucy his brother and heir, by homage and fealty, and by service of 32s. 4d. yearly for cornage, now worth 6l. 6s. 8d. only instead of 40l. yearly.
Robert his son, aged 22 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (8.)
147. JOHN DE MORTUO MARI of Wygemor.
Writ, 4 February, 12 Edward II.
WORCESTER. Inq. 8 March, 12 Edward II.
Bremesgrave and Norton. The manors held of the king in chief at fee farm by the king’s charter, by service of 10l. yearly at the king’s exchequer. They are worth no more, because Margaret de Mortuo Mari receives there 100l. for life of the inheritance of Sir Roger de Mortuo Mari.
Roger de Mortuo Mari of Wyggemore, aged 30 at the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (9.)
148. [ (fn. 3) HUGH DE GARTHORPE, deest.
NOTTINGHAM. Wyverton and Bermeston. A messuage, 65a. land, 12a. meadow, and 14s. 6d. rent.]
149. GEOFFREY CLEMENT.
Writ to Roger de Mortuo Mari of Chirk, justice of Wales, 20 January, 12 Edward II.
CARDIGANSHIRE. Inq. 24 February 12, Edward II.
Pennarth. The comote, and a moiety of the comote of Generglyn, held of the king in chief by homage and service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee, viz:—he, his heirs, and tenants are bound at the summons of the king, and his justice or lieutenant in those parts, to come into the king’s expeditions whenever necessary.
Robert Clement his brother, aged 25 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (10.)
150. THOMAS DE HOTON.
Writ, 28 May, 12 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Saturday the eve of St. John the Baptist, 12 Edward II. Hoton in the forest. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by homage and fealty, and by service of serjeanty, viz.—keeping the land of Plumpton, and the king’s deer there.
Thomas son of John de Hoton, aged 19 on the day of St. Lawrence last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (11.)
151. ELIAS DE ALBINIACO.
Writ of certiorari, 12 January, 12 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Tuesday before the Ascension, 12 Edward II.
Ingelby. The manor, excepting 2 carucates and 15a. land, held of William de Ros by service of 31s. 8d. yearly; the said 2 carucates, held of Thomas de Multon of Frampton by service of 10s. yearly; and the said 15a. land held of the earl of Rich(mond) by service of 2s. 6d. yearly; all in the king’s hand by reason of the minority of the said Elias’s heir.
Ralph his son, aged 15 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (12.)
152. THOMAS SON OF EUSTACE.
Writ, 14 October, 12 Edward II.
HERTFORD; HUNDRED OF BRAHINGG. Inq. Wednesday the feastof St. Cecilia, 12 Edward II.
Berewik in the parish of Staundon. The manor (extent given), held of Sir Roger de Ammauri by 1/2 knight’s fee.
Thomas his grandson (?) (nepos), aged 14, is his next heir.
[HERTFORD.] Inq. Thursday the feast of St. Clement the Pope, 12 Edward II.
Schenle. A messuage, 120a. land, pasture, a park of 40a., rents, &c. (full extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by 1/13 knight’s fee.
Thomas, son of Thomas (son) of Eustace, aged 16, is his next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Wylesthorp, 6 November. 12 Edward II.
Casewyk. A messuage, 18a. arable in demesne, 7a. meadow, rents, &c. held of the king in chief by service of 5s. rent yearly for the guard of the castle of Northampton.
Thomas, son of Thomas son of Eustace, aged 16, is next heir of the same Thomas son of Eustace.
Summary of values of the above, divided into two parts and a third part.
Writ of certiorari on the complaint of Robert son of Thomas son of Eustace that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Willesthorp, and lands &c. in Willesthorp, Gretford and Obethorp, which, by fine levied in the king’s court, ought to remain to him and his heirs after the death of the said Thomas, 12 October, 12 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 6 November, 12 Edward II.
Willestorp. The manor, and 2 messuages, 31a. 1r. land, 10a. 3r. meadow, and 12d. rent, in Willesthorp, Gretford, and Obbethorp, held of Thomas Wak in chief by service of 1/4 knight’s fee, and doing two attendances at the said Thomas’s court of Brumne yearly, were acknowledged by Thomas son of Eustace, by fine levied in the king’s court, as the right of Roger son of Eustace, of the gift of the said Thomas, and the said Roger granted them back to the said Thomas for life, with remainder to the said Robert and the heirs of his body, and further remainders to his brothers John, Eustace, and Anthony, and the heirs of their bodies in turn, with reversion to the said Roger and his heirs; by virtue of which fine and not otherwise the said Thomas held the same tenements on the day he died.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (13.)
153. ADAM DE PICTON alias DE PYKETON.
Writ, 26 April, 12 Edward II.
YORK. Inq. Monday after the Holy Trinity, 12 Edward II.
Tresk. A messuage, 5 bovates of land, 4 1/2a. meadow, and 55a. waste, held of the king in chief by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
Idonia his sister, aged 60 and more, is his next heir.
[LINCOLN.] Inq. Sunday the morrow of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 13 Edward II.
Belton in the wapentake of Manlayh in the Isle of Haxiholme. A plot of land, 6a. and 2 plots of waste land, and rents &c. (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by service of 1/10 knight’s fee.
Ydonea de Piketon his sister, aged 60, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (14.)
154. WALTER SON OF PETER ATTE SEE.
Writ, 26 October, 12 Edward II.
YORK. Inq. Tuesday after All Saints, 12 Edward II.
Sonthorp. A messuage and 2 bovates of land, excepting 5a. land, whereof 8 bovates make a carucate and 48 carucates make a knight’s fee, held of the king in chief by homage, fealty, and doing yearly 1/2d. for the guard of the castle of Skipsee, 3/4d. for sheriff’s aid, and 2d. for the king’s scutage of 40s. when it shall happen.
Wythornsee. A messuage and 4 like bovates of land, held of William de Stutevill and Maud his wife and Mazelina (?) her sister, as of the right of the said Maud and Mazelina, by homage, fealty, and foreign service, viz:—doing 5d. for the like scutage when it shall happen.
Holmeton. 3a. land, viz:—1/10 bovate, held of Richard Buk, by homage, fealty, and foreign service, viz.:—1/10d. for the like scutage when it shall happen, whereof 8 bovates make a carucate and 52 carucates a knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 8, is his next heir.
Writ of certiorari to enquire whether the said Walter held his lands &c. in Sonthorp of the king in chief as of the crown, or of the honour of Albemarle, or otherwise, 10 January, 12 Edward II.
YORK. Inq. Monday before St. Gregory the Pope, 12 Edward II.
Sunthorp. The said Walter held the above mentioned messuage and 2 bovates of land, of the king in chief by knight’s service as of the honour of Albemarle, and not as of the crown.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (15.)
155. WILLIAM DE DACRE.
Writ. 24 August, 12 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Friday the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 12 Edward II.
Boohardby. Two messuages, 49a. land, 6a. meadow, and a fourth part of 200a. pasture, held of the king in chief by service of 20 1/2d. for cornage.
Inglewode Forest. 10a. of new assart called Thistilthweit, and a close called Kirkethwait, held of the king by service 20s. yearly at the exchequer of Carlisle.
Dacre. The manor held of Ralph de Craistok, a minor and in the king’s wardship, by service of 11d. (?) of blanch farm.
Soulby. The hamlet held of the said Ralph by service of 5s. yearly for cornage, and 6s. for forester’s food; and a vaccary called Mosedale held of the said Ralph by homage only.
Neubiging. A messuage and 200a. land, which lie waste, and 4 bovates of land in Blencow, held of the said Ralph by service of a pair of gilt spurs and 1lb. pepper yearly.
Ranulph his son, aged 28, is his next heir.
WESTMORELAND. Inq. [Thursday] the feast of the Translation of St. Cuthbert, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Overton. A moiety of the manor held of Roger de Clifford by service of 5s. 1d. for cornage.
Wateby. A moiety held of Robert de Welles (?) and Maud his wife, as of her dower of the inheritance of Roger de Clifford, by service of 7s. 5d. for cornage.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (16.)
156. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF ADAM DE WELLE.
Writ of certiorari on the complaint of Robert, Adam and John, sons of the said Adam de Welle, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Wyberton, which according to the custom thereof, ought to be parted amongst them, 16 November, 12 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. 5 December, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Wyberton. The manor was jointly held by the said Adam and Joan, by the enfeoffment of John de Hoyllaund, knight, [to hold] to them and the heirs of the said Adam, of the earl of Rychemund in socage by service of 25s. rent, and [suit at the court] of the earl there every three weeks. The said manor [ought to be partitioned between Robert, Adam and John sons of the said Adam?] according to the custom of that tenure.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (17.)
157. JOHN DE VALLE TORTA of Clist Lauraunz.
Writ, 3 August, 12 Edward II.
DEVON. Inq. 21 August, 12 Edward II.
Macre by Sytton. The hamlet (extent given), held of the king in chief as of the honour of Tremeton by service of 1d. yearly at the castle of Tremeton.
Clist Lauraunz. The manor (extent given), held of Henry de Lancastr[ia] by knight’s service.
Randolph his son, aged 40, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (18.)
158. ROBERT DE BAVENT.
Writ, 29 April, 13 Edward II.
LINCOLN. Inq. Saturday before Holy Trinity, 12 Edward II.
Billesby. A messuage, 8 bovates of land, 20a. meadow, 6a. pasture, and 13s. 4d. rent &c. held of the king by service of keeping three falcons at the king’s cost, which service was anciently assigned to the king’s ancestors by the earl of Lincoln, of whom those tenements were previously held by the same service.
Robert his son, aged 27 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (19.)
159. ROBERT DE IREBY.
Writ, 15 May, 11 Edward II.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Sunday before St. Peter ad Vincula, 12 Edward II. (defaced.)
Wartholl. Eleven tofts and 22 bovates of land, held of the king as of the manor of Ulvedale, now in the king’s hand by reason of the rebellion of Sir Alexander Styward, by homage and fealty, and by service of 4s. 6d. free farm; and a toft and 2 bovates of land, held of the lord of Blencrayk by service of 2d. yearly and fealty.
Bolton. A messuage and 20a. land … . held of the manor of Bolton by service of 6d. or a sore sparrowhawk; which manor was sometime seized into the king’s hand by reason of the enmity of Sir Roger de Moubraye and is in the hand of Sir Thomas de Morram.
John his son, aged 17, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (20.)
160. [ (fn. 4) HENRY DE MERLAUND deest.
SOMERSET. Horcherdelegh. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church.]
161. THE ABBOT OF ST. PETER’S, GHENT (de Gandavo).
Writ of certiorari, 4 May, 12 Edward II. Endorsed by the escheator that he has made the inquisition annexed, and because it does not appear that the custody of the lands of the abbot pertains to the king in time of vacancy, he has not taken them into the king’s hand.
KENT. Inq. Tuesday after SS. Peter and Paul, 12 Edward II.
Leuesham and Grenewich. The manor with its rents, tithes &c. in Kent, and a rent with a quay adjacent in London, have been held time out of mind by the said abbot, who died a year or more ago, and his predecessors free of any secular service, only doing prayers and masses for the souls of the founders; so that neither the king nor his progenitors have ever exacted any service therefrom, nor have their escheators &c. intermeddled at any time of vacancies of the abbey in the king’s name. He held no lands &c. in the king’s realm, whereby the custody of those lands ought to pertain to the king during the vacancy of the abbey.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (21.)
162. GUY DE BELLO CAMPO, SOMETIME EARL OF WARWICK.
Writ to the escheator to enquire of what lands &c. in Stodleye the said earl died seised, of which the wardship belongs to the king, by reason of the minority of the heir, and to take them into the king’s hand, 18 May, 12 Edward II
WARWICK. Inq. Tuesday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 12 Edward II.
Stodleye. A messuage, a carucate of land, 10a. meadow, 2 mills, and 30s. rent, which were in the hands of the Templars, and were entered upon after their forfeiture and held by the said earl as chief lord. They have not hitherto been in the king’s hand after the death of the said earl.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (22.)
163. CRISTINA, LATE THE WIFE OF PETER DE LA STANE.
Writ, 27 November, 12 Edward II.
BEDFORD. Inq. Monday the feast of St. George, 12 Edward II.
Caynho. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. The said Cristina had three daughters by the said Peter, viz.—Elizabeth, who was married to John son of William de Alta Ripa, who begat of her one Eva, and after his death, was married to James de Norton in co. Southampton who begat of her a son Peter, age unknown; another daughter Margery, who is married to William Saffery in co. Cambridge; and a third daughter Cristina, who is married to Antonine de Bydik; and after the death of Peter de la Stane, the same Cristina his wife had a daughter Edith by John de Gatesden, born in co. Southampton, but whether in wedlock or not, is unknown to the jury.
DORSET. Inq. 13 April, 12 Edward II.
Salton. A third part of the manor (extent given), held in dower of the inheritance of the daughters and heirs of the said Peter, who held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Peter son of James de Norton, aged 18, kinsman of Peter de la Stane, and Margery and Cristina his daughters, each aged 30 and more, are his next heirs.
WILTS. Inq. 1 March, 12 Edward II.
Fissherton by Codeford. A third part of the manor (extent given), held in dower by the death of the said Peter, which manor is held of Nicholas Poynz by knight’s service.
The abovesaid Peter, Margery and Cristina, are next heirs of the said Peter de la Stane and Cristina his wife.
Writ of certiorari to enquire whether the abovesaid Edith was born in wedlock or not, 20 May, 12 Edward II.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. Thursday after St. Barnabas, 12 Edward II.
Edith, daughter of John de Gadesden and the said Cristina, was born out of wedlock, and the said John never married the said Cristina.
Writ of scire facias to warn Anthony de Bydik who married the said Cristina (the younger), and the said Cristina to be in the chancery on the morrow of St. James next, about the partition of the above lands &c., 20 May, 12 Edward II.
Writ of dedimus potestatem to Master Roger de Boudon to receive the attorneys of Margery the wife of William Safrey for receiving her pourparty of the abovesaid lands &c.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (23.)
164. ADAM DE SWYNBURNE.
Writ, 5 September, 12 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. taken at Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday after St. Michael, 12 Edward II.
Est Swynbur[n]. The manor held of Sir Robert de Swynebur,’ lord of Gunwertoun, by service of 14d. for the guard of the castle of Newcastle.
Haulktoune and Homeshalk. The manor held of the king in chief, (as) lord of Werk in Tyndal, by service of a sparrowhawk.
Espleywod and Lusbur’. The manor held of Sir John Comyn by service of homage and 1d. yearly.
Symoundbur[n]. The manor with the advowson of the church, sometime held of Sir John de Graham in free marriage.
Colwell. A fourth part held of Sir Roger Heyroune by service of 6d. yearly.
Henry his son, aged 22, is his next heir.
CUMBERLAND. Inq. Wednesday before SS. Simon and Jude, 12 Edward I.
Lanerton. The manor held of Ran[ulph] de Dakre and Margaret his wife, as of the inheritance of the said Margaret, by homage, and service of 6d. cornage.
Bothecastredall, held of the said Ranulph and Margaret by 2d. cornage yearly.
Heir as above, aged 21 and more.
Writ of ad melius inquirendum to enquire whether the manor of Haulkton Homeshalk is held by service of mewing or rendering a sparrow hawk, 12 December, 12 Edward II.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Inq. Friday before Christmas day, 12 Edward II.
Hauthtoun and Homeshath within the liberty of Tyndale. The manor was held of the king in chief by service of rendering a sore sparrowhawk at the said manor.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (24.)
165. ROGER DE HEVENYNGHAM.
Writ, 3 June, 12 Edward II.
ESSEX; HUNDRED OF THURSTAPLE. Inq. 26 June, 12 Edward II.
Little Totham. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief as of the honour of Haghelee by service of a knight’s fee, suit at the court of Haghelee, and 20s. for the guard of Dover.
Malerbislond. 6a. land held of the abbot of Coggeshal by service of 10d. yearly; and 20a. land held of John de Preyeris, knight, as of the manor of Tholishunte Gynes by service of 4s. yearly.
Philip his son, aged 26 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (25.)
166. WALTER DE MOLLESWORTH.
Writ of amotus, 30 September, 12 Edward II.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. Monday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Pottokesherdewyk. The manor acquired of William de Cantebrigg by the said Walter and Katherine his wife, jointly, to them and their heirs, and held of the king in chief as of the honour of Huntingdon, now in the king’s hand by reason of the forfeiture of Robert le Brus, by service of 1/4 knight’s fee and suit at the court of the said honour.
Alice …… aged 9, and ……… . years, are his heirs.
BEDFORD. Inq. 10 October, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Bed[ford]. A burgage held of the prebendaries of the church of Lincoln by service of 3s. 6d. yearly, and 3 cottages and 7a. land, held of the prior of Newenham by service of 3s. 6d. yearly; all which the said Walter bequeathed by his will according to the custom of the town to Katherine his wife for life, for finding a chaplain to celebrate daily for her life in the church of St. Paul, Bedford, for the souls of the said Walter and of all the faithful departed; and a burgage, 14a. arable, 3a. meadow and 20s. rent, sometime held by the said Walter, but given long before his death to John le Freman, chaplain, for his life, for celebrating for his soul in the said church of St. Paul. All the above [ought to revert?] to the said Walter’s heirs after the deaths of the said John and Katherine.
Margaret aged 11 and more, and Katherine aged 6, daughters of the said …………… .
BEDFORD. Inq. 10 October, 12 Edward II. (defective.)
Rissele alias Rysle. A messuage, a carucate of land, and 13s. 4d. rent, were acquired jointly by the said Walter and Katherine of William de Cantebrugge by a fine levied in the king’s court, to hold to them and the heirs of the said Walter; whereof the messuage and 80a. land are held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by service of 10s. yearly; … .a. land are held of Roger de Peresoil by service of 12d. …………; and … .a. land …………… . 1 1/2d. yearly for all service.
[Margar]et aged 11 and more ……………… . .
C. Edw. II. File 61. (26.)
167. WILLIAM DE DENE.
Writ. 16 May, 12 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 28 May, 12 Edward II.
Great Dene. A messuage and a carucate of land (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 10s. yearly rent to be paid at Newenham to the constable of the castle of St. Briavell.
Bradele. 4a. of assart, rendering 12d. yearly to the same constable at Newenham.
Little Dene. A messuage and a virgate of land (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 6d. yearly at the king’s exchequer; 8a. land of assart held of the king in chief, rendering 2s. yearly at Newenham; and 90a. of new assart held of the king in chief rendering 18s. 10d. yearly by the hands of the sheriff.
Rodleye manor. A virgate of land, 6 fishing weirs (borrachia) in the Severn, and 2a. meadow, held of Thomas le Blount by service of 12s.
Lassebergh. The manor (extent given), held of Hugh le Despenser by service of a knight’s fee.
His daughters, Joan aged 5 years, and Isabel aged one month, are his next heirs.
Writ of certiorari to enquire whether the said William held his tenements in Great and Little Dene by service of keeping the bailiwick of the king’s woods there, besides the service abovesaid, or not, 8 June, 12 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Wednesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 12 Edward II.
Great and Little Dene. The said William held the above mentioned tenements of the king by homage and service of 10s. 6d. and staying with the king in his armies for three days at his own costs in cos. Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester; and after the said William’s death the king shall have the wardship of the said lands, and the marriage of his heir, but whether he held the said tenements by service of keeping the bailiwick of the said woods or not, is unknown to the jury.
Letter under the privy seal to the chancellor commanding him to view the inquisitions returned into the chancery, and cause another inquisition to be made if necessary, 26 September, 13 Edward II. (French,.)
Memorandum of evidences why the wardship of the said lands and marriage of the heirs ought to belong to the king, with transcript of a charter from Roger, earl of Hereford, to William de Dene, which is in the charge of Rennaud de Habehale alias de Abehale who is tenant of a moiety of the manor of Dene.
Writ of plenius certiorari to the escheator to make inquisition as above in the presence of Hugh le Despenser, and Roger Dammori, keeper of the king’s castle of St. Briavel, 11 October, 13 Edward II.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 28 November, 13 Edward II.
Great and Little Dene. The said William held the above mentioned tenements of the king in chief by service of 10s. yearly at Newenham to the constable of the castle of St. Briavel, and 6d. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Gloucester, and not by service of keeping the bailiwick of the king’s woods there, nor of staying with the king in his armies as abovesaid. He held no other tenements of the king in chief, nor those tenements by any other services.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (27.)
168. THOMAS DE BEYSYN alias DE BEYSSYN.
Writ. 21 January, 12 Edward II.
STAFFORD. Inq. 4 February, 12 Edward II.
Asscheleye. A third part of the township (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of a third part of 1/2 knight’s fee.
Walter de Beyssyn, his brother, aged 27 at the feast of the Annunciation last, is his next heir.
[SALOP.] Inq. taken at Bruges, 7 February, 12 Edward II.
Wyrketon and Walkeslowe. A third part of the manor, held of the king in chief by service of keeping one of the king’s falcons (aucipitrem) at his own charges.
Borwardesleie. A capital messuage, 60a. arable, 2a. meadow, 10a. wood, a third part of a weir, rents &c. held of the prior of Welloke by service of sitting down at the first dish in the prior’s guesthouse on Christmas day.
Bylingesleye. 20a. arable, 4a. wood, rents &c. held of the abbot of Seez (Cees) by service of 1lb. cummin.
Silventon. Five marks yearly rent, held of the prior of Lappeleye by service of 1/2 mark yearly.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. II. File 61. (28.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Missing, but thus given in the Calendar printed in 1806.
  • 2. So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now torn away.
  • 3. Missing, but thus given in the Calendar printed in 1806.
  • 4. Missing, but thus given in the Calendar printed in 1806.