Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 62

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 62

270. WALTER BALDEWYNE.
Writ, 16 December, 14 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. 24 December, 14 Edward III.
Bergholt. A messuage, land and rent (extent given), held of the king in chief by free socage, as of the king’s ancient demesnes, by service of 20s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff; and a moiety of the manor held jointly with Joan his wife, who still survives, of Nicholas Fraunceys at fee farm, rendering ten marks yearly.
Thomas his son, aged 4 [or 14 (sic)] years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (1.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 29.
271. HENRY DE BELLO MONTE, BEUMOUNT or DE BEAUMOUND, LATE EARL OF BOGHAN or BOUGHAN.
Writ to William Trussel, escheator, 14 March, 14 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. 16 April, 14 Edward III.
Folkyngham. The castle and manor (extent given), including a plot of meadow called ‘le Dam.’
Hekyngton. The manor (extent given), including a marsh, and rents from certain men of Biker for pasture of beasts in the marsh, and from certain tenants of Burton.
All held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony of Gaunt, which is in the king’s hand, by service of two knights’ fees.
John his son, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. 12 April, 14 Edward III.
Styueton, Lyndwode and Thoresway. The manors (extents given), with the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches to the same belonging, including a pasture in ‘le Hengcroft’ in Styueton, a pasture called ‘le Launde,’ and a custom of bondmen called ‘slaghtbon’ in Lyndwode, with the advowson of the church of the manor of Kaylesthorp and the fees pertaining to the same, together with the free court which was of Stephen de Bayocis in the city of Lincoln, held jointly with Alice his wife, who still survives, of the grant of King Edward II, to hold to the said Henry and Alice and the heirs of the body of the said Henry, with reversion to the king and his heirs. The said manors are held of the king in chief by knight’s service, but for how many fees is unknown.
John his son is his next heir after the death of the said Alice of the manors &c. aforesaid.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, 13 April, 14 Edward III.
Barton. The manor (extent given), including a market every Monday, a fair on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and a ferry across the Humber, together with ‘le Haventol,’ which is worth 15l. yearly, held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony of Gaunt, which is in the king’s hand, by service of a knight’s fee.
John his son, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir.
LEICESTER. Inq. 10 April, 14 Edward III.
Whytewyk. The manor, with its members Shepesheved, Merkefeld, Wydington, Roteby, Neuton and Bocharston (extents given), held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, as of the right and inheritance of Alice his wife, who still survives.
Heir as above, aged 22 years on Christmas Day last.
LEICESTER. Inq. 10 April, 14 Edward III.
Loughteburgh. The manor, with its hamlets and members of Beaumaner, Burton, Huclescote, Walton, Ernesby, Barouwe, Cosington, Raveneston, Quernedon, Mounsorel, Wodethorp and Kynttesthorp [or Knyghtesthorp] (extents given), together with the knights’ fees, advowsons of abbeys, priories, churches, chapels, religious houses and hospitals &c. to the same belonging, held of the king in chief, jointly with Alice his wife, who still survives, by the present king’s charter, to hold to the said Henry and Alice and the heirs of their bodies, by service of a knight’s fee, with reversion to the king and his heirs.
Heir as last above.
Writ to Thomas de Metham, escheator, 14 March, 14 Edward III.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Alnewik, 3 April, 14 Edward III.
Disshburn, Rihill and Cartington. A third part of a knight’s fee (extents given), including a pasture in Cartington called Wlfestrother, held of the king in chief by foreign service.
Cherleton. The manor (extent given) held of Sir Henry Percy for half a knight’s fee by foreign service.
Heir as above, aged 21 years and more at the feast of St. Andrew last.
YORK. Inq. taken at York, 15 April, 14 Edward III.
Bolton Percy. The manor held jointly with Alice his wife for their lives with reversion to Thomas their son, by fine levied in the king’s court, of Sir Henry de Percy by certain services.
He held no lands &c. in fee in the county of the king in chief.
Extent or summary of the abovesaid manors of Folkingham, Hekyngton and Barton, co. Lincoln, and of the abovesaid lands &c. in co. Northumberland.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 14 March, 14 Edward III.
LEICESTER &c. Extent of the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches which were of the said Henry, who held of the king in chief jointly enfeoffed by the king’s gift with Alice his wife, who still survives, and also of the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches which he held as of the right of the said Alice, made at Loughteburgh, 11 April, 14 Edward III.
Held of the king’s gift:—
Thorp Serlons. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Hatherne. A quarter of a knight’s fee.
Houton. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Loughteburgh. A quarter of a knight’s fee.
Loughteburgh. The advowson of the church.
Walton. The advowson of the church.
Cosington. The advowson of the church.
Raveneston. The advowson of the church.
Held of the king in chief as of the right of the said Alice:—
Hemyton. A knight’s fee.
Hatherne. A quarter of a knight’s fee.
Houton and Swyneford. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Fruseby and Galby. A knight’s fee.
Wheston. A fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Pakyngton. A quarter of a knight’s fee.
Napton and Weston. Two knights’ fees.
Leytton. A knight’s fee.
Wykyngeston. A knight’s fee.
Boseworth, Carleton, Cotes, Ayleston and Little Glen. Two knights’ fees.
Whatton. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Waltham. A moiety of a knight’s fee, not extended, because it is held in frankalmoin by the abbot of Croxton.
Weston and Mount Sorel. A moiety of a knight’s fee.
Assheby la Zouche. Two knights’ fees.
Weston, Bulkynton, Bramcote, Ruton, Pebworth, Meston, and Cleybrok, with Clifton, Webetof and Gruneswavere (sic). Seven knights’ fees.
Whytewyk. The advowson of the church.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, 15 April, 14 Edward III.
Knights’ fees and advowsons of churches, held jointly with Alice his wife, who still survives, of the gift of King Edward II, to hold to the said Henry and Alice and the heirs of the body of the said Henry, with reversion to the king and his heirs:—
Boleby and Sauzsthorp. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the heir of Ralph de Sancto Laudo, and it is of new feoffment (?) (de novo fe).
Southwyme. A knight’s fee held by Robert de Wyme, and it is of old feoffment (?) (de veteri fe).
Styanby and elsewhere. Half a knight’s fee held by the tenants of the lands &c. of Robert de Bertvile.
Styanby. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Nicholas son of Richard de Cumpton.
Aylesthorp. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Suspirius de Baiocis.
Merston. Two parts of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Elyas de Merston.
Brunne. A third part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Geoffrey Joice (Josc’).
Repinghale. Half a knight’s fee held by the heirs of John son of Hugh.
Brauncewell. A knight’s fee held by the heirs of William de Braunce-well.
Blokesham. A twentieth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Alan de Blokesham; and a twelfth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Thomas de Ewardby.
Roxham. Two parts of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Ralph de Goushill.
Boby. Half a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Ralph Pygot; a moiety of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Gilbert de Burgo; a toft and two bovates of land held by the prior of the hospital of St. Katherine, Lincoln, service unknown; a toft and two bovates of land held by the granger of the same hospital, service unknown; a toft and three bovates of land held by the prior of Haverholm, service unknown; two bovates of land held by Thomas Mustell and his tenants, by foreign service as much as pertains to such a holding; and two tofts and two bovates of land held by the heirs of Thomas Mustell by foreign service, as much as pertains to such a holding.
Thurleby. A third part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Geoffrey de Brunn.
Uffington. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Nicholas de Nevill.
Langeton. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the tenants of the lands &c. of Robert de Rothewelle.
Bokelond. Two bovates of land held by the abbot of Kyrkestede, service unknown.
Kelstern. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Henry de Baiocis; and a fortieth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Robert de Brakenbergh.
Brakenbergh. A knight’s fee held by the heirs of Robert de Braken bergh.
Cateby. Five parts of a knight’s fee held by Richard Punchard’.
Alvyngham. Two parts of a knight’s fee held by Philip de Clathorp.
Kokerington. A third part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Walter de Aystreby.
Cokerington. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Alice Vavasur; and a quarter of a knight’s fee sometime held by William de Redburn.
Wykeham. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Suspirius de Baiocis.
Goushyll. A knight’s fee in Goushyll held by the heirs of Peter de Goushyll.
Barowe. A knight’s fee held by the tenants of Walter Cryspyn.
Swalowe and Alesby. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by John de Heylyng.
Heylyng and Cotes. A knight’s fee held by John de Heylyng.
Rothewell. A knight’s fee held by Nicholas de Malmeyns.
Cokewold. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the abbot of Welhowe by Grymesby.
Caburn. Four bovates of land held by the Templars of Bruer, service unknown.
Thoresway. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by Roger de Nevill; a moiety of a knight’s fee held by Roger del Isle; a fortieth part of a knight’s fee held by John de Swaneslound; a capital messuage, 188a. arable, and 3a. meadow, held by the abbot of Revesby by service of 6s. yearly.
West Tyryngton. A moiety of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Thomas Mustell; and four bovates of land held by the prior and convent of Bolyngton by foreign service, as much as pertains to such a holding.
Estrasen. Half a carucate of land held by the tenants of William Stowe, of William de Norton, of Jordan de Tyteryngton, and of Edmund de Staunford, and they claim to have a market once a week on Tuesday, and a fair once yearly on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, gallows (furcas), infangethef, pillory, cucking-stool (tumberellum), [and] assising (emendationem) of bread and ale.
Estrasen. A toft, two bovates of land and a water-mill, with the advowson of the church, held by the prior of Sixhill, service unknown.
Thoresway. The advowson of the church.
Lyndwod. The advowson of the church.
Caylesthorp. The advowson of the church.
Styueton. The advowson of the church.
Grymelby. The advowson of a moiety of the church.
LINCOLN. Inq. 15 April, 14 Edward III.
Knights’ fees of the said Henry in fee:—
Honyngton. Half a knight’s fee held by Robert son of William son of Henry and his partners; and a quarter of a knight’s fee held by the nuns of Stykeswald, of new feoffment (?) (de no fe).
Haydor. Half a knight’s fee held by the bishop of Worcester, whereof Richard Coyf holds three parts, and the chapter of the cathedral church of Lincoln the fourth part.
( (fn. 1) Boby.) Five carucates of land, whereof seven carucates make a knight’s fee [or two parts of a knight’s fee], held by the heirs of Alexander de Boby.
Wolesthorp. A fifth part of a knight’s fee held by the tenants of the lands of Robert de Tateshale; and a fifth part of a knight’s fee, which Peter de Doune held.
Wyham. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by John de Wyham.
Sheldyngthorp. A fifth part of a knight’s fee held by John de Styrchele, of new feoffment (?).
Baston and Carleby. A third part of two knights’ fees held by the heirs of William de Bernak.
Kyseby. A knight’s fee held by William Marmyount [or Marmyoun].
Irneham. Half a knight’s fee held by the prior of Sempyngham.
Grymesthorp. A fifteenth part of a knight’s fee held by Gilbert de Nevill, of new feoffment (?).
Scotelthorp…… of a knight’s fee held by William de Amundevile, of new feoffment (?).
Scotelthorp and Obethorp. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the abbot of Vaudey (de Valle Dei) and Hugh Rose.
Lound and Toft. A third part of a knight’s fee, which Robert de Tateshale held; and a twentieth part of a knight’s fee held by Henry Perovell [or Perouvell].
Wyham. A quarter of a knight’s fee, which John de Wyham held.
Keleby. A quarter of a knight’s fee, which Geoffrey de Evermynn held.
Ingoldeby. A quarter of a knight’s fee, which Stephen de Nevill held; and half a knight’s fee in the same, which Ralph de Ingoldeby held.
Wylughby. Half a knight’s fee held by Robert de Wylughby.
Silkeby. An eighth part of a knight’s fee held by John de Totel; and a quarter of a knight’s fee, which Theobald de Stykeswald held.
Swarreby and Thorp. A knight’s fee held by William Durvy.
Asewardeby. A knight’s fee held by the earl of Anegos.
Kyrkeby and Evedon. A quarter of a knight’s fee, which Hugh de Nevill held.
Asgerby. A sixth part of a knight’s fee which Simon de Kyma held; a twentieth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of William Hubert; and a thirtieth part of a knight’s fee held by the heirs of Gilgran.
Iwardeby. An eighth part of a knight’s fee which Drew Breton held; and a fifth part of a knight’s fee which Gilbert de Huwell held.
Hale. A third part of a knight’s fee which Hugh de Nevill held; a sixth part of a knight’s fee which Simon de Hale held; and a twelfth part of a knight’s fee which John de Hale held.
Hekyngton. A twelfth part of a knight’s fee which Laurence de Huwell held; a twelfth part of a knight’s fee which Robert de Hekyngton held; and a twentieth part of a knight’s fee which Thomas English (Anglicus) held.
Helpringham. Half a knight’s fee which Simon de Kyma held.
Scredyngton. A knight’s fee which Robert Hautayn held; and a twenty-eighth part of a knight’s fee held by the same Robert.
Morton. A sixteenth part of a knight’s fee which Baldwin Wake held.
Osberneby. Half a knight’s fee held by Hugh Bussy, Philip Darcy, John de Somercotes [and] Richard de Salfletby.
Dembelby. A quarter of a knight’s fee which Henry de Loukeburne held; a fifth part of a knight’s fee held by Walter de Trekyngham; a tenth part of a knight’s fee which John Gobaude held; and a twenty-fifth part of a knight’s fee held by Walter de Trekyngham.
Pyckeworth. A tenth part of a knight’s fee held by the same Walter.
Aseby. A fourth part of a knight’s fee held by Robert Durvy.
Walcote. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held by Simon de Nevill.
Fenton. Half a knight’s fee held by Fulk de Orreby, Robert de Wylughby [and] Roger Cressy.
Ledenham and Sutton. Half a knight’s fee which Cicely Ledet held; and a quarter of a knight’s fee which Walter de Burgo [and the] abbot of Nutele held.
Thragerthorp. Half a knight’s fee held by the abbot of Nutle; and a knight’s fee held by the prior of Sempyngham in alms.
Grandon (rectius Brandon). A third part of a knight’s fee which Reginald son of Elias and his partners held; and a quarter of a knight’s fee which the Templars hold (sic) [or held].
Cranewell. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by the prior of Sempyngham; and half a knight’s fee which Alan de Cranewell held.
Wynceby. A third part of a knight’s fee which William de Parys held.
Orreby. A third part of a knight’s fee, tenant unspecified.
Freskenaye [or Thraskenaye], Croft, Burgh [and] Wymthorp [or Wymmethorp]. A knight’s fee which William de Kyme held.
Braytoft and Fryseby. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held by Hugh de Cressy.
Stepyng and Gunneby. Half a knight’s fee held by John de Stepyng and Robert Travers.
Stepyng and Fryseby. A quarter of a knight’s fee which Robert Abel held.
Welton, An eighth part of a knight’s fee held by Thomas Pylat.
Partenaye. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by Robert de Southorp and Walter Guntevyle.
Folkyngham. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by John de Sutton, knight, and it was of T. Malberthorp.
Driby and Wyntthorp. A knight’s fee and a third which Robert de Dryby held.
Scremby, Burgh and Wynthorp. A knight’s fee held by Peter de Scremby.
Ingoldmeles. A sixth part of a knight’s fee held by Ranulph de Cheles.
Burgh. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by John Blaunchard.
Welle, Alford and Alibi. Three knights’ fees and a half and a fourteenth part of a fee held by Adam de Welle.
Wylughby and Alibi. A knight’s fee held by John de Wylughby.
Ulseby. A third part of a knight’s fee which Robert de Driby held.
Baumburgh. A knight’s fee and a quarter held by William de Kyma, Fulk de Lysors and their partners.
Askeby. Half a knight’s fee which Henry Cotty held, and now held by Thomas de Wylughby.
Barton. A knight’s fee held by the tenants of the lands of Ralph de Sicca Villa; a fifth part of a knight’s fee held by the tenants of the lands of Robert de Tatessale [or de Tateshale]; a third part of a knight’s fee which Henry de Longo Campo held; and an eighth part of a knight’s fee which Robert de Wylughby held.
Burgh. A third part of a knight’s fee which Philip de Burgo held; and a twentieth part of a knight’s fee held by the countess of Lincoln.
South Feriby. Half a knight’s fee which Adam de Kydale held; and a knight’s fee which the master of Horkestowe held.
Wyntringham. Three knights’ fees which John Marmyount held.
Riseby. A knight’s fee which Peter Faucunbergh [or de Faucombergh] held.
Asthorp. A moiety of a knight’s fee which William de Wodethorp held.
Thorp. A quarter of a knight’s fee held by Ralph Payldecerf.
Skampton. A knight’s fee held by the abbot of Kirkestede.
Burton. A third part of a knight’s fee held by the abbot of Bardenaye.
Vaudey. The advowson of the abbey. If he shall take any profit in the time of voidance the jury know not. It is of the Cistercian order.
Sempyngham. The advowson of the priory. The jury know not as to the taking of profit in the time of voidance.
Scremby. The advowson of the church.
Hekyngton. King Edward II presented Richard de Pottesgrave to the church at the time of the last vacancy, when the barony of Gaunt was in the king’s hand by the death of Gilbert de Gaunt, formerly lord of the said barony, by reason of the manor of Hekyngton. Who is the patron the jury know not.
Extent or summary of the above knights’ fees that were of the said Henry, with the variations there given within square brackets. (Undated and faded.)
C. Edw. III. File 62. (2.)
272. AVICE, LATE THE WIFE OF STEPHEN DE COBEHAM.
Writ, 14 June, 14 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. 18 December, 14 Edward III.
Ovenhull. 40a. land and 13s. yearly rent held for her life of the inheritance of John de Cobeham, son and heir of Stephen de Cobeham, of the king in chief by service of finding for the king in every Welsh war, a horse price 5s., a sack price 6d., and a pin (broch’) price 1/2d., at the king’s charges, by fine levied in the court of King Edward II.
Alynton. The castle and manor (extent given) similarly held of the heir of Roger de Kyrkeby, a minor and in the wardship of the archbishop of Canterbury, by service of half a knight’s fee.
Prestone. 4l. yearly rent from certain tenants similarly held of the countess of Kent by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Rundale. The manor (extent given) held for her life in dower, of the inheritance of the said John, of Roger de Northwode, knight, in gavelkind, by service of 29s. yearly to the said Roger, and rendering to the abbess of Fontevrault (de Fonte Evrardi) 40s. yearly, and to Edmund de Pakenham 5s. 6d. yearly.
Heygham. A grange, 46a. arable, and 2a. marsh, similarly held in dower of Robert de Insula, knight, by service of a third part of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
John, son and heir of Stephen de Cobeham, aged 21 years on the morrow of St. Hilary next, is her next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (3.)
273. HUGH DE COURTENEYE or DE COURTENAY, LATE EARL OF DEVON.
Writ to the mayor of London, king’s escheator there, 3 January, 14 Edward III.
Endorsed by Andrew Aubrey, the mayor, that he has done as commanded.
LONDON. Inq. Wednesday after St. Hilary, 14 Edward III.
The parish of St. Dunstan within the bar of the New Temple in the suburb of London. A messuage and five shops held of the king in chief in free burgage, like the whole city of London.
Hugh his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir.
Writ to the escheator in cos. Southampton, Wilts, Oxford, Berks &c. 3 January, 14 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. 10 January, 14 Edward III (defaced).
Sutton. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held [for life by the enfeoffment of Eleanor de Courteneye] with remainder [to Hugh his son and heir] of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Nywenham, 12 January, 14 Edward III.
Crawell. A toft (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Heir as above.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 14 January, 14 Edward III.
Brommore and Lemynton. The manors held for his life, by fine levied in the court of King Edward II with the king’s licence, with remainder to Hugh his son and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief, together with all the other manors contained in the said fine, by service of two knights’ fees and a half.
Heir as above.
Writ to the escheator in cos. Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, 3 January, 14 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. 12 January, 14 Edward III.
Croukerne. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, as parcel of his earldom of Devon; and the other moiety of the manor, and the h[undred of Crou]kern, with the knights’ fees, advowsons of churches &c. belonging to the said moiety, held as parcel of his earldom of Devon by the grant of Eleanor (Ali.…), the wife of Hugh de Courteney, father of the said earl, by fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence; with remainder to Hugh, son of the said earl, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the king and his heirs in chief for ever.
Ivelcestre. A yearly rent of 100s. from certain free tenants for a messuage and a carucate [of land] held of the king in chief by service of a rent of 2s. yearly for the farm of Ivelcestre.
Heir as above.
DORSET. Inq. 14 January, 14 Edward III.
Ebrighton. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as member and parcel of his earldom of Devon. Iwerne Courteney. The manor held for his life as parcel of his barony of Okampton, by the grant of Stephen de Haccumb by fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence, with remainder to Hugh, son of the said earl, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the king and his heirs in chief for ever.
Heir as above.
DEVON. Inq. made at Exeter, 10 January, 14 Edward III (defective).
Devon county. 18l. 6s. 8d. pertaining to his earldom of Devon, to be received yearly by the hands of the sheriff of the county from the issues of the county.
Honyton. The manor (extent given), with the borough, held of the king in chief as parcel pertaining to his earldom of Devon.
Kadelegh. The manor (extent given) held of the king [in chief] as member and parcel pertaining to his earldom of Devon.
Exemynstre. The hundred held of the king in chief as a member of his said earldom.
Buddelegh. The hundred held of the king in chief at fee farm, to himself and his heirs, [by service of rendering] 60s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Devon.
Nywnham by Chilmelegh. A …. messuage, lands and rent (extent given), held of the king in chief as parcel of the barony of Okampton.
Huntebere by Ailesbere. Certain lands and tenements held of the king in chief [as parcel of the barony of] Okampton.
Northpole. A carucate of land (extent given), including a capital messuage, held of the heir of John de Clavill by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
Plympton. The castle, manor, and honour, with the [manors] of Twyverton, Exemynstre and Thoppsham, and the hundreds of Plympton, Twyverton, Harrygge and Wonford, with free fishery in the Exe, together with the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches belonging to the said castle, manor, and honour [of Plympton], held of the king, as of the right of his earldom of Devon, by the grant of Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh [de] Courteney his father, by fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence, with remainder to the said Hugh the son, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the king and his heirs in chief for ever.
Okampton. The castle, manor, and honour, with the manors of Saunford Courteney, Chalvelegh, Deulton, Ken, Wympel and Ailesbere, and the hamlet of Nywton Popeleford, and three mills in the Exe by Ex[eter with] the advowson of the church of Throulegh, together with the knights’ fees and advowsons of churches belonging to the said castle, manor, and honour, held for his life of the king, by barony, by the grant of the aforesaid Eleanor, by fine and with remainder as abovesaid.
Chilmelegh. The manor, with the advowson of the church, the advowson of the church of Ken, and of the prebends of Heyes, Cotiton, and Ken, in the chapel of the Blessed Mary in the castle of Exeter, held for his life of the king, as parcel of the barony of Okampton, by the grant of Stephen de Haccumb, by fine and with remainder as abovesaid.
Heir as above.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. to the escheator in cos. Somerset, Devon &c. 3 January, 14 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. 10 January, 14 Edward III.
Honyton. The advowson of the church.
Cadelegh. The advowson of the church.
Stoke Dauumarle. The advowson of the church.
Wodelegh. The advowson of the church.
St. Leonard’s by Exeter. The advowson of the church.
Milton Dauumarle. The advowson of the church.
Writ to the escheator in cos. York, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmoreland, 3 January, 14 Edward III.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. to the escheator of co. York &c. 6 January, 14 Edward III.
CUMBERLAND. Extent, Saturday after the Annunciation, 15 Edward III.
He held no lands &c., in the counties aforesaid, as the jury understand, on the day he died.
Brigham. The advowson of the church held, as of his own right, of Antony de Lucy, as of the honour of Cokermuth, which is in the hand of the said Antony, by the grant of King Edward II, service unknown.
He had no fees in the said counties on the day he died.
Hugh his son, aged 23 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (4.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 31 and 32.
274. WILLIAM DE MELTON, late archbishop of York.
Writ, 8 April, 14 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 17 April, 14 Edward III.
Kyngesclere. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of rendering 10s. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
Bynteworth. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of rendering 6s. 8d. yearly at the king’s exchequer by the hands of the sheriff.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick on the day he died.
William, son of Henry de Melton, kinsman of the said archbishop, aged 23 years, is his next heir.
Writ, 8 April, 14 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. Tuesday, the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, 14 Edward III.
Killum. The manor (extent given) held of the king by service of rendering 13s. 4d. yearly to the king and his heirs at the exchequer, by the hands of the sheriff.
Aston. The manor (extent given) held of Lady Elizabeth de Monte Acuto, lady of Fournivall, by knight’s service.
Towton. The manor (extent given) held of the honour of Pontefract, which is in the hand of Lady Philippa, queen of England, by knight’s service.
Northmilford. A messuage and land (extent given) held of Sir Robert de Nevyll, as of the manor of Kirkeby-on-Querf, by service of 20s. yearly and by knight’s service.
NOTTINGHAM. Upton by Southwell. Three parts of two messuages, and two bovates and 6a. of land, held of Peter del Wyche and of the heirs of John de Wynbysche by service of 10s. 6 1/2d. yearly.
YORK. Abholm by Schirburne. 60a. land, fallow and uncultivated.
Heir as above, aged 23 years and more.
Writ of plenius certiorari as to the tenure of the 60a. land in Shireburne, 27 May, 14 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. 10 June, 14 Edward III.
Shireburne. The 60a. land are held of the archbishopric of York, which is in the king’s hand by the death of the archbishop, by homage and fealty, and by service of 3s. 4d. for scutage when it runs at 40s.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (5.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 28.
275. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF HENRY LE MOYNE.
Writ, 6 April, 14 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. 26 April, 14 Edward III.
Shipton Moyne. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held for life jointly with the said Henry sometime her husband, of his inheritance, of the grant of Master Thomas de Cobeham by fine levied in the court of King Edward II with the said king’s licence, to hold to the said Henry and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Henry; which manor is held of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, viz. being the king’s larderer.
She held no other lands &c. of the said inheritance in the county.
John le Moyne, son of the said Henry and Joan, aged 30 years and more, is the next heir of the same Henry.
WILTS. Inq. 22 April, 14 Edward III.
Maydene Wynterbourne. A messuage, 100a. arable, 4a. meadow and 20s. rent, held for life in dower, of the said inheritance, of the king in chief, as parcel of the manor of Ore, co. Dorcestre (sic), by service of being the king’s larderer, as for other lands which she holds (sic) in divers counties.
Heir as above, aged 34 years.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 25 April, 14 Edward III.
Lideshullve. 6l. 13s. 4d. rent from free tenants held for life of the above-said inheritance, of Edward de Sancto Johanne by service of 2d. yearly.
Heir as above, of full age.
ESSEX. Inq. Tuesday, the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, 14 Edward III.
Eyston. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief for life of the gift of Thomas de Cobeham, by fine levied in the court of King Edward II, to hold to the said Henry and Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Henry, by service of being the king’s larderer.
Heir as above, aged 30 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (6.)
276. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF RICHARD TALEBOT, of Richard’s Castle.
Writ, 12 January, 14 Edward III.
WORCESTER. Inq. 18 January, 14 Edward III.
Coterugge, Whychebaud, Carkedone and Homme. The manors of Coterugge and Whychebaud (extent given), and a moiety of the manors of Carkedone and Homme (extent given), and the advowsons of the church of Yeddefen Loges, of the chapel of Coterugge, and of All Saints, Worcester, and 10l. rent in Denton, co. Lincoln, held by the grant of John de Wotton, chaplain, and William Balle of Underlich, who, by the king’s licence and by fine levied in his court, restored the same [tenements] to the said Joan for her life, with remainder to John, son of the said Joan, and Juliana his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the king and his heirs by the services thereto belonging; and the said Joan granted the manor of Coterugge to the said John and Juliana for the said Joan’s life by service of 1d. yearly.
John Talbot, her son, aged 25 years at the feast of St. Michael last, is her next heir.
SALOP and HEREFORD, &c. Inq. 17 January, 14 Edward III.
Blethevau, in the cantred of Mellenith in South Wales. The manor (extent given), with its appurtenances in co. Hereford, the manor of Richard’s Castle (extent given) and the advowson of the church, the priory of nuns of Westwod, the prebend of a portion of the church of Burford, the chapel of Blythelowe, co. Salop, and the manor of Hobregge, co. Essex, held for her life of the grant of John de Wotton, chaplain, and William Balle of Underlich, who, by the king’s licence and by fine levied in his court, restored the said manors and advowsons to the said Joan for her fife, to hold to herself, viz.—the manors of Blethevau and Richard’s Castle and the aforesaid advowsons, of the king and his heirs, and the said manor of Hobregge of the chief lords of that fee, by the services pertaining thereto, with remainder to John, her son, and Juliana his wife, and the heirs of their bodies.
Heir as above.
Writ to the escheator in Norfolk &c. 12 January, 14 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. Saturday after St. Valentine, 15 Edward III.
Wodeham Mortymer. The manor (extent given), 22s. rent and rent of 1lb. pepper in Little Braxsted, and the advowson of the church of Wodeham Mortymer, held by fine levied in the king’s court in 19 Edward II, by the surrender of Isabel de Mortuo Mari, to the said Richard Talbot and Joan for their lives, with remainders to John their son and the heirs of his body and to the right heirs of the said Joan: the manor is held of the king as of the honour of Peverel by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Hobregge. The manor (extent given) held of Sir Richard Plays by service of suit of court at the manor of Thremhale every three weeks. The said manor of Wodeham Mortymer, together with the other tenements and advowsons, ought to remain to the said John, son of the said Richard and Joan, and to the heirs of his body, by the said fine, and the manor of Hobregge to the said John Talbot and Juliana his wife, and to the heirs of their bodies, by the said fine.
The same John, aged 21 years and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 62. (7.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Feudal Aids.