Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 63

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J. E. E. S. Sharp. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 63', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913) pp. 201-213. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp201-213 [accessed 18 May 2024].

J. E. E. S. Sharp. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 63", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913) 201-213. British History Online, accessed May 18, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp201-213.

Sharp, J. E. E. S.. Atkinson, E. G.. O'Reilly, J. J.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 63", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913). 201-213. British History Online. Web. 18 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp201-213.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 63

277. WILLIAM DE TWENGE.
Writ, 19 November, 14 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. Monday after St. Nicholas, 14 Edward III (defaced).
Lund and North Cave. A capital messsuage, lands, rent, a market &c. at Lund, and rents at North Cave (extent given), held of Sir Henry de Percy by knight’s service.
Octon and Swathorp. A capital messuage, lands, rent &c. at Octon, and rent at Swathorp (extent given), held of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight’s service.
Kilton, Thorp, Brotton, Skynnergreve, Lofthous, Lyverton. Hilderwell, Lyttelmoresom and Mikelmoresom. Certain tenements, rents &c. (extents given), including a decayed manor at Kilton, held of Sir Henry de Percy by knight’s service.
Lythum. The manor, together with rents &c. in Cotum (extent given), held of Sir Henry de Percy by knight’s service.
He held no other lands &c. except in co. Westmoreland.
His brother, Robert de Twenge, parson of the church of Warton, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.
WESTMORELAND. Inq. Saturday, the feast of St. Hilary, 14 Edward III (defaced).
Helsyngton. The manor, with certain lands and tenements belonging thereto in Kirkeby in Kendale, Crossetwayt, Stavelay, Sapgill, Hogill, Resperton, Gresmere and Langedene (extents given with names of pastures &c.), including a park at Stavelay, held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of a moiety of three parts of a knight’s fee, and by doing suit at the county(court) of Westmoreland every month.
Heir as above.
Writ to the escheator to take into the king‘s hand all the lands &c. of which the said William de Twenge was seised, which do not appear in the inquisitions lately returned into the chancery, and to make an extent both of them and of the lands &c. formerly returned; 14 February, 15 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that the said William held no lands &c. in his bailiwick, of the king in chief or of others, so far as he could enquire, except those contained in the inquisitions lately returned by him.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 14 February, 15 Edward III.
WESTMORELAND. Extent, 27 February, 15 Edward III.
Staynton, Schireserd, Whynfel, Hakethorp and Wyndergh. A messuage and eight bovates of land held by Walter de Stirkeland, knight, by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Skelmesere. A messuage and six bovates of land held by Roger de Layburn, knight, by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Preston. A messuage and 40a. land held by Richard de Preston by service of a thirtieth part of a knight’s fee.
Stavelay. A messuage and 16a. land held by Thomas Godemond by service of a sixtieth part of a knight’s fee.
Great Stirkeland. The manor held by John de Stirkeland, knight, by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Slegill and Neuby. A messuage and eight bovates of land held by Lady Idonia de Layburn by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Wyndergh. A messuage and a carucate of land held by Robert de Wyndergh by service of a sixtieth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other fees, nor any advowsons of churches, except in the county of York.
YORK. Extent, 26 February, 15 Edward III.
Burton Anneis, Hasthorp and Grauncemor. The manors held by Philip de Somervill by service of two knights’ fees.
Harpham. The manor held by Herbert de Sancto Quyntino by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Scakelthorp. The manor held by Thomas Oughtred by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Gerwardby and Quixley. The manors held by Walter de Gerwardby by service of a knight’s fee and a half.
Toucotes. A messuage and two carucates of land held by Richard de Toucotes by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
Glaphou. A messuage and a carucate and a half of land held by Peter de Fulthorp by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Fayceby. A messuage and three carucates of land held by William Gower by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
Esyngton. A messuage and a carucate of land held by Robert de Stotevill by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Grymeston. A messuage and a carucate of land held by Richard de Scalton by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee.
Lythum in Clyveland. The advowson of the church.
Hilderwell. The advowson of the church, presenting every second turn.
Twenge. The advowson of a moiety of the church.
He held no other fees or advowsons (in the bailiwick), except in the county of Westmoreland.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (1.)
278. JOHN DE SANCTO MAURO, the elder.
Writ, 10 November, 14 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 6 January, 14 Edward III.
Herdwik. A messuage, 120a. land in demesne, 1a. 1r. meadow and 33s. 4d. rent, held of the honour of Huntingdon, as of the pourparty of Laurence de Hastings, by knight’s service.
Grafton. A messuage, 40a. land in demesne, 2a. meadow and 10l. assised rent, parcels of the manor of Grafton, held jointly with Maud his wife, who survives; which manor is held of the king in chief by serjeanty, viz.—keeping a white brachet with red ears for the king, for what time is unknown, to them and the heirs of the said John, by fine levied in the court of King Edward II, as his charter of licence testifies.
Tichemersh. 46s. 8d. assised rent, to be received yearly from divers free tenants, held jointly with the said Maud, to them and their heirs, of Sir John Lovel, knight, by service of a rose yearly.
Irtlingeburgh. 100s. assised rent held jointly in the same manner, to them and the heirs male of the said John, of Alan de Sancto Mauro, service unknown.
Herdwik. The manor held jointly, of the gift of Roger de Sancto Mauro, parson of the church of Islep, to them and the heirs of the said John, of Robert Chambard by service of a rose.
John his son, aged 25 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (2.)
279. JOHN DE BRUMPTON.
Writ, 15 February, 14 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. 2 March, 14 Edward III.
Melreth, Meldeburne, Royston and Everesden. A messuage, lands, a moiety of a water-mill, rent &c. (extent given), held of the priory of Ware, whose temporalities &c. are in the king’s hand by occasion of the war between him and those of France, by homage, and by service of 8s. yearly and suit at the court of the said priory.
Melreth and Meldeburne. 80 1/2a. land held of John Dargentham by homage and by service of 13d. yearly.
Melreth. 32a. land, called Pynteleslond, held of Thomas de Chalers by homage and by service of 5d. yearly; 3 1/2a. meadow held of the prior of Ely in socage, by service of 2s. yearly; a moiety of the mill aforesaid, and pasture called Dernelane, held of Richard de Seynclowe by homage and by service of 12d. yearly; and 8a. land held of other lords in free socage.
Wendeye. 75a. land and 2a. meadow held of Roger de Berle as in free socage, by service of 1d. yearly; and a messuage and 15a. land held of John de Wodehous by knight’s service.
Craudene, Wendeye and Shenegeye. A messuage and 26a. land held of the master of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem by homage, and by service of 23d. yearly.
Craudene. 10a. land held of William Tayleboys by service of 3s. yearly.
George, his son, aged 19 years, is his next heir, and his marriage pertains now to the king, as of the right of the said priory.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (3.)
280. THOMAS DE MONTE HERMERII.
Writ, 30 June, 14 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 10 August, 14 Edward III.
Warblynton. The manor (extent given), including pasture and rent at Middelton and a fishery in Empnesworth, held of the king in chief in socage, by fealty only.
Margaret his daughter, aged 10 years on the feast of All Saints last, is his next heir.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 12 August, 14 Edward III.
Hunton. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by homage and fealty only.
Heir as above.
Writ, 30 June, 14 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. 29 July, 14 Edward III.
Eorlestoke. The manor (extent given), including lands &c. in the marsh, Podenhulle and ‘la Clailond,’ held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
Writ, 30 June, 14 Edward III.
DEVON and CORNWALL. Inq. Thursday next after St. James the Apostle, 14 Edward III.
DEVON. Stokeinhamme. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Yalampton. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Pyworthi. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Okforde. Certain lands &c. held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
CORNWALL. Lantyan. The manor held of the duke of Cornwall by knight’s service.
Heir as above.
Extent or summary of the foregoing manors; whereof the following are assigned in dower to Margaret, late the wife of the said Thomas, viz. the manors of Warblynton, Hunton, Yalampton and Pyworthi, certain lands and tenements in Okeford, and 15l. 5s. 11 1/2d. rent from certain tenants of the manor of Lantyan.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 22 August, 14 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Extent, 12 September, 14 Edward III.
Warblyngton. A sixteenth part of a knight’s fee held of the king in chief, which Nicholas Stak now holds.
Warblyngton. The advowson of the church held of the king in chief.
Writ of certiorari de feodis &c. 22 August, 14 Edward III.
DEVON and CORNWALL. Extent, 20 September, 14 Edward III.
DEVON. Worthele. A knight’s fee held of the king in chief, which William de Pyn holds.
Coleton Fischacre. A knight’s fee which Ivo de Fischa[c]re holds.
Huntebeare. A knight’s fee which Philip de Columbar[iis] holds.
Torrigge, Little Modbury, Loperigg, Little Bolteburi and Wyndesore. Three knights’ fees, except a tenth part of a knight’s fee, which Ralph le Rous holds.
Schokbrok. A knight’s fee which Maud, late the wife of Thomas Lercedeakne, holds in dower.
Cokflut. A quarter of a knight’s fee which Hugh de Hariston holds.
Boghedon. A third part of a knight’s fee which James de Cokynton holds.
Pollokiston. A third part of a knight’s fee which John de Bynnelegh holds.
Loveworth. A third part of a knight’s fee which William de Pyn holds.
Aillenewode and Stouford. A thirty-second part of a knight’s fee which William Pipard holds.
CORNWALL. Tredak. A knight’s fee which William de Bodrigan holds.
Balistek, Trenustel and Bosvosek. A knight’s fee which Henry de la Pomere holds.
Bokconnok, Glyn and Penpont. A knight’s fee which Joan de Carminou holds.
Legh. A knight’s fee which John Dauny holds.
Deliabolle, Hamet and Trecorn. A knight’s fee and a half which William Brun holds.
Trenoda. A knight’s fee which John de Trenoda holds.
Langeynet. A knight’s fee which Walter Fitz William holds.
Tremderek. A knight’s fee which Richard de Hywys holds.
[DEVON.] Stokinham. The advowson of the church.
Pyworthi. The advowson of the church.
Okforde. The advowson of the church.
Extent or summary of the above knights’ fees and advowsons; whereof the following are assigned in dower to Margaret, late the wife of the said Thomas, viz:—the above fees or parts of fees in Worthele, Torrigge, Little Modbury, Loperigg, Little Boltebury, Wyndesore, Cokflut, Boghedon, Bokconnok, Glyn and Penpont; the church of Warblyngton, and the third turn of the presentation to the church of Pyworthi.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (4.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 30 and 32.
281. GEOFFREY LE SCROP, LESCROP or SCROP.
Writ, 11 December, 14 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Graham 18 December, 14 Edward III.
Carleton in Kesteven. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Warenne by service of an arrow yearly.
His son, Henry Lescrop, aged 25 years and more, is his next heir.
LINCOLN. Inq. 22 December, 14 Edward III.
Bernolby, in the soke of Waltham. A capital messuage, lands, mills, rent &c. (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of socage.
He held no other lands &c. in the counties of Lincoln, Northampton and Rutland.
Heir as above.
Writ, 11 December, 14 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Colcestre, 4 January, 14 Edward III.
Neylond. The manor, which is on the confines of Essex and Suffolk, held of the manor of Causton by Norwich, which is in the hand of the lord of Clavering, in socage by service of a rose yearly.
Henry his son, aged 28 years and more, is his next heir.
HERTFORD. Inq. 2 January, 14 Edward III.
Therefeld. A capital messuage, lands, wood, rent &c. (extent given), held of the abbot of Rameseie by service of 13s. 4d. yearly, and by paying to Thomas de Bromford, for his life, 10l. yearly.
Heir as last above.
Writ, 11 December, 14 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. Tuesday after Sunday in Mid Lent, 15 Edward III.
Ecclesale in Westhrithinge. The manor (extent given) held of the heir of Thomas de Furnyvall, a minor and in the king’s wardship, as of the castle of Shefeld, by service of an appearance in the court of Shefeld once a year after Easter.
Thribergh, Dalton and Ravenfeld. A messuage, lands, rent, two water-mills &c. (extent given), held of Sir Adam de Ravesby, knight, by service of 7s. yearly.
Dalton. A messuage called Dalton Lathes with land and wood (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of 1d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 25 years and more.
YORK. Inq. taken at York on Thursday next ….., 15 Edward III (defective and defaced).
Danby upon Wisk. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by homage and fealty (?) …. of a knight’s fee.
Burton Constable. The manor (extent given), including a park with a wood called Crosseskegh (?) and the sale of heather on the moor of Bellerby, held of Sir John de [Bri]tannia, earl of Richmond, by knight’s service.
Ayndreby. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the said earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Clifton. ….. of the manor (extent given) held of Sir Ralph de Nevyll by knight’s service.
Thirn. Certain lands and tenements (extent given) held of the aforesaid Sir Ralph de Nevyll by knight’s service.
Watlaus. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the aforesaid Sir Ralph de Nevyll by knight’s service.
Coverham. The manor (extent given), including [rents from tenants] in Aglethorp, Caldebergh, Melmorby and Scrafton, with the advowson of the church of St. Mary there, held of the aforesaid Sir Ralph de Nevill by knight’s service.
Nosterfeld. Certain lands and tenements held of the aforesaid Sir Ralph de Nevyll by knight’s service.
Massam. The manor (extent given), including rents from tenants in Fegherby, Helagh, Sutton, Ellyngton and Ellyngstreng, and pastures called North and South Leghton, held of Sir John de Moubrai by service of an arrow yearly.
Fyngale. 6s. 8d. rent, and the advowson of the church, which are held of the said earl of Richmond by knight’s service.
Bretteby. The manor (extent given) held of the bishop of Durham, as of the …… of Allerton, by service of a rose yearly.
Heir as above, aged 27 years and more.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inq. taken at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Monday after St. Matthias the Apostle, 15 Edward III.
Whalton and Neuham. The manors (extents given) held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by homage and fealty, and by service of a twelfth part of a barony, as the jury understand.
Halywell. A moiety of the town (extent given) held of Robert de la Vale in socage, by service of 26s. 8d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 26 years and more.
Writ, 11 December, 14 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. Thursday after Christmas, 14 Edward III.
Muscham. The manor (extent given), including a fishery in the Trent, held of the archbishopric of York, as of the barony of Schirbourn, by service of 2s. yearly, and by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee. The said Geoffrey, seven years ago, made a charter of feoffment of the said manor to Henry his son and heir, but always remained in the said manor, and took the profit to his own use, and died seised thereof.
Hareworth. A capital messuage, lands, a windmill and 10s. 6 1/2d. rent held of Gerard de Segynton, by service of 1d. yearly.
Heir as above, aged 26 years and more.
Writ to the escheator in cos. Worcester, Stafford &c. concerning the lands &c. of the said Geoffrey, who died on 11 December last, 21 January, 14 Edward III.
STAFFORD. Inq. taken at Thomworde on Saturday after St. Gregory the Pope, 15 Edward III.
Thorp. 8l. yearly rent held of Giles le (sic) Meynil by service of half a knight’s fee.
Henry his son, aged 28 years at the feast of St. Michael last, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (5.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 29.
282. JACOBA, THIRD OF THE DAUGHTERS AND HEIRS OF RICHARD DE EMELDEN, deceased, who held of the king in chief.
[NORTHUMBERLAND.] Proof of age, taken at Newcastle upon Tyne, 16 February, 14 Edward III (fragment).
Adam Graper, aged 44 years, says that the said Jacoba was born on 23 March, 18 Edward II, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and was baptized in the church of St. Nicholas there, and Lawrence de Dunelm’, Margaret de Castro Bernardi, and Joan Moubrey lifted her from the sacred font, and that she was of the age of 15 years and more on the 23 March last; which he knows because, on 30 March, 18 Edward II, the news was brought to Richard de Emelden, father of the said Jacoba, by a letter from Christiana his wife to the said Richard at London, on what day, as aforesaid, the said Jacoba was born; and the said letter was read and heard in the presence of the said Adam who was there.
John de Carliolo, aged 50 years and more, says the like, and knows it, because he went after the said Margaret and Joan, to lift the said Jacoba from the sacred font.
William Russell, aged 56 years, says the like, and knows it because, on 30 March, [18] Edward II, the said Jacoba, lying in her cradle, had of the gift of the said William 40d. of silver, and the said Jacoba has completed the age of 15 years, as he has well computed with Christiana her mother.
Adam Page, aged 58 years, says the like, and knows it because Lawrence de Dunelm’ … on the 23rd March, on which the said Jacoba was born and baptized, as he came from the church of St. Nicholas, …… something wonderful to him, because he called the said Jacoba by a man’s name (nomine virili), since it was not …… more.
…… [aged] 40 years and more, says [the like], and knows it, because Sir Nicholas, the chaplain, …… on 23 March, on which, as above, she was born, and on the same day …… afterwards they computed likewise that she is 15 years of age.
…… [aged] 40 …. more ……
C. Edw. III. File 63. (6.)
283. JOHN LE BOTILLER.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator in cos. Lincoln &c.
Whereas he certified the king that because it was given him to understand that John le Botiller, deceased, son of Ralph le Botiller of Northbury, knight, held certain lands and tenements in Wilkesby, Holtham, Cunnyngesby and Enderby, co. Lincoln, of the gift of the said Ralph, of the king in chief, by knight’s service, he took the same into the king’s hand, after the said John’s death, and for no other cause; and the aforesaid Ralph has given the king to understand that the said John had no estate in the same, except at the said Ralph’s will, and that those lands &c. are not held of the king, but of Fulk de Lysors and John Pellard, and has prayed the king to remove his hand therefrom; the king commands him to make inquiry &c. 20 November, 14 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Lincoln, 8 January, 14 Edward III.
Holtham, Wilkesby and Conyngesby. He did not hold these lands &c. in his demesne as of fee, on the day he died, but of the above Ralph, his father, at the will of the said Ralph.
Enderby. He held a plot of land of John, son of Thomas de Multon, of Frampton, at the will of the said Ralph, his father, of the soke of Hornecastre, by service of 4 3/4d. [yearly].
The said lands &c. in Wilkesby, Holtham and Conyngesby are held of the king in chief, by knight’s service, but for what part is unknown, and not of Fulk de Lysours and John Pellard, as by the king’s writ is supposed.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (7.)
284. THOMAS, SON AND HEIR OF GRIFFIN DE GRENESTEDE or DE GRENESTUDE.
Writ to the escheator in cos. Southampton, Bedford &c. to enquire whether the said Thomas is an idiot, and whether he has alienated a great portion of his lands and tenements in Kerdyngton, co. Bedford, or not, and who is his heir &c. 11 May, 15 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that he went in person to Kerdyngton and examined the said Thomas in every way he could as to his state, and that he found him of good mind and sane memory in word and deed, counting money, measuring cloth and doing all other things.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Kerdyngton 25 June, 15 Edward III.
The said Thomas is of good, clear and sound memory, and always was from his birth; and he never had any lands or tenements in the county, or elsewhere in the bailiwick.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (8.)
285. JAMES DE WODESTOKE.
Writ, 3 January, 14 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. 10 February, 15 Edward III.
Holshute. The manor (extent given) held for his own life and that of Joan his wife, by the grant of Thomas de Kent, late prior of Merton, with the king’s licence, of the prior of Merton by service of a rose yearly.
Stephen de Wodestoke, his brother, aged 40 years and more, is his next heir.
OXFORD. Inq. taken at Witteneye, 27 January, 15 Edward III.
Brunesnorton. A messuage and three carucates of land (extent given), including pasture common to the town of Leuwe held jointly with Joan his wife, who still survives, to them and the heirs of the said James, of the duke of Cornwall, as of the honour of Walyngford, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Stephen de Crotebrugge, his brother, aged 50 years and more, is his next heir.
BERKS. Inq. made at Abyndon, 24 January, 15 Edward III.
Appelton. The manor (extent given), including pasture common to all the tenants of Eton, and a pasture several to the lord of the said manor and the lord of Eton, from the feast of the Annunciation to the Gule of August, and 18a. meadow by the Thames in co. Oxford, held jointly as above, by the enfeoffment of Richard de la Mote, to hold to the said James and Joan and the heirs of the said James for ever, by the king’s charter of licence dated at Westminster, 15 May, 14 Edward III, of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
Heir as last above.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (9.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 32.
286. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF HENRY HILLARY.
Writ, 26 November, 14 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. 16 December, 14 Edward III.
Waleton. 12a. land, and 49s. yearly rent in Eawell, Wodecote and Kyngeston, held for life in dower of the inheritance of Margaret, daughter and heir of Thomas de Lodelowe, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Totyngge Gravene. A third part of the manor (extent given), similarly held in dower, of the abbot of Chertese by service of a rose yearly.
Mycham. 6a. arable, and 5s. 9 3/4d. yearly rent, similarly held, of William Mareys by knight’s service.
Margaret, daughter and heir of Thomas de Lodelowe, aged 16 years and more, is her next heir.
Writ of certiorari to the escheator to enquire by what part of a knight’s fee the above land &c. in Waleton &c. are held, 3 May, 15 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Totynge 24 May, 15 Edward III.
Waleton, Ewelle, Wodecote, and Kyngeston. The said Joan held 12a. land and 40s. (sic) rent, in dower as abovesaid, of the king in chief, by service of a third part of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (10.)
287. MARGARET, LATE THE WIFE OF THOMAS DE SWYNFORD or DE SWENEFORD.
Writ, 18 January, 14 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Canewyk, 16 June, 15 Edward III.
Nocton. A capital messuage, lands and a fishery (extent given), including 10a. arable called Kirkewoung, held of the king in chief by service of a ninth part of a knight’s fee.
Donstone. Nine tofts and seven bovates of land, held of the king in chief, as parcel of the said lands &c. in Nocton, by service as above.
John de Sweneford, her son, aged 30 years and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (11.)
288. HENRY DE BURGHERSSH or DE BURWERSSH, late bishop of Lincoln.
Writ, 13 December, 14 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Toucestre, 15 January, 14 Edward III.
Gosgrave or Couesgrave. Eight messuages, lands and wood (extent given), held of the earl of Warwick, as of the manor of Hamslap, by service of 10s. yearly, and suit of court every three weeks at the said earl’s court of his manor of Hamslap; a messuage and two virgates of land, held of the duke of Cornwall, as of the honour of Berhamstud, by service of a common fine of 3d. yearly, and paying yearly to Geoffrey de Lucy, knight, 5s.; a messuage, three virgates of land, and 12a. underwood, held of the lord of Forthoo by service of 5s. 4d. yearly, and suit of court every three weeks at the court of Forthoo, and at the hundred (court) of Chell’; and seven messuages and 7a. land held of the heir of William de Cumbmartyn by service of rendering 5s. yearly at the manor of Stoke, and doing suit at the court of that manor.
Pokesle. Sixteen messuages and two virgates and a half of land held by rendering 5s. yearly at the manor of Passentham, and doing suit at the court there; an assart of 12 1/2a., called ‘le Niewestockyng,’ held of the king, service unknown; eleven messuages and two virgates of land held of Roger Leukenore by service of 5s. 6d. yearly; a messuage and a virgate of land held of the manor of Grafton by service of 5 1/4d. yearly; 1a. and a messuage held of John le Forester of Stonystratford by service of 12d. yearly; and 10a. land held of the prior of the Hospital of Jerusalem by service of 5d. yearly.
All held for life, of the gift and enfeoffment of Thomas Spigurnel, knight, by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainder to Bartholomew de Burgherssh, his brother, to hold to him and his heirs by the accustomed services for ever.
He held no lands &c. in the county in his demesne as of fee.
Writ, 15 December, 14 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. 29 December, 14 Edward III.
Great Heghtredebury, Colerne and Sterte, The manors (extents given), with the advowson of the church of Colerne, held of the king in chief by knight’s service; which manors he gave to Robert de Brok and Ralph de Staunford, clerks, to hold to them and their heirs for ever; who, by fine levied in the king’s court with his licence, granted the same to the said bishop, to hold for his life, with remainder to Bartholomew Burghersshe, his brother, and his heirs for ever The reversion of the said manors belongs to the aforesaid Bartholomew.
Writ of amotus touching the lands &c. of the said Henry, who died on 13 January last, 3 February, 15 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Chelmesford, 13 April, 15 Edward III.
[Unspecified.] A messuage, lands and rent (extent given), held for life of the abbot of Westminster, as in socage, by service of 4l. of silver yearly, by a demise which John de Lisle, knight, who lately held those tenements in fee, made thereof to the said Henry de Burwerssh, in mortgage for 300l. of silver, to hold to the said Henry or his assigns until the said John or his attorneys should fully satisfy the said Henry or his executors for the said 300l., which are not yet paid, as is said; after which demise the said Henry enfeoffed Robert de Stanford, clerk, of the said tenements, to hold to him, his heirs and assigns, who afterwards granted the same tenements to the said Henry for his life, with remainder to Bartholomew, the said Henry’s brother, to hold to him and his heirs for ever.
The said Bartholomew, aged 36 years and more, is his next heir.
Writ of ulterius certiorari to the escheator to enquire whether the manor of Gosgrave or any part thereof is held of the king in chief as the king is informed, 25 May, 16 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 8 July, 16 Edward III.
Gosgrave. The manor is not held of the king in chief, nor any part thereof. But the said bishop died seised in his demesne as of fee of a certain assart, called ‘Spigurnelstockyng,’ in Pokysle, which is held of the king in chief by service of rendering to the king yearly at his exchequer 4d. for every acre, and it contains 10a. land.
Walter de Pavely, his kinsman, aged 25 years, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (12.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 8. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 32 and 35.
289. HENRY DE BURGERSSH, late bishop of Lincoln.
(Writ missing.)
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Chelmesford, 12 April, 15 [Edward III].
Bekewell. A messuage, lands, rent &c. (extent given), held of the abbot of Westminster &c. as above, with reversion as above.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 35.
290. WILLIAM, SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE SANCTO GEORGIO, deceased.
Writ to William Trussel, escheator, to take the proof of age of the said William, who was born at Pette, co. Sussex, and baptized in the church of Hamptenet, as is said, who says he is of full age and seeks the lands &c. of his inheritance which are in the wardship of Thomas de Hevere by the king’s commission, 18 February, 14 Edward III.
C. Edw. III. File 63. (13.)
291. THEOBALD RUSSEL.
Writ. Teste Edward duke of Cornwall &c. at Berkhampstede 14 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. made at Somerton, 18 August, 14 Edward III.
Horssyngton. The manor (extent given), including the woods of Hathlegh, Chyryton and Horwode, held, together with other manors, of the king in chief by service of half a barony.
Ralph his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
DORSET. Inq. made at Brideport, 20 August, 14 Edward III.
Kyngeston. The manor (extent given), including pasture in ‘la Horscrofte,’ held as of the manor of Horssyngton, as parcel of the said barony.
Athelyngton. The manor (extent given), including a pasture called ‘la grave’ and pastures upon ‘la Doune,’ ‘la Northclyve,’ and ‘la More,’ held of the said manor of Kyngeston by service of a clove gillyflower.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 30.
292. THEOBALD RUSSEL.
Writ, 11 August, 14 [Edward III].
SOUTHAMPTON [; ISLE OF WIGHT]. Inq. taken at Brerdyng, 11 March, 15 [Edward III].
Yaverlonde. The manor, held for his life and that of Eleanor his wife, and to the heirs of the said Theobald, by the demise of Walter le Waleys, rector of the church of Horsynton, by a fine levied in the king’s court, of the king in chief, as of the honour of the castle of Karesbrok, by service of a knight’s fee and suit at the court of Nyweport every three weeks.
Roubergh. A messuage and 40a. land, held for the lives of himself, Eleanor his wife, and William their son, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Theobald, of the manor of Yaverlonde, by service of a thirty-second part of half a knight’s fee.
Ralph his son, aged 23 and more, is his next heir.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Herdwyk, 30 December, 14 [Edward III].
He held no lands &c. in the county in fee &c. on the day he died, but ten years before his death, with the king’s licence, he demised the manor of Herdwyk to Roger de …., clerk, his heirs and executors, for his life and for two years after, except the advowson of the church, rendering 1d. yearly to the said Theobald and his heirs and doing for them the services due to the king. The manor is held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 24 years and more.
BERKS. Inq. made at Walyngford, 18 December, 14 [Edward III].
Upton. A messuage and a carucate of land (extent given), including a gift from bondmen called ‘larderselver,’ held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Heir as above, aged 25 years and more.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 32.