Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 80

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J. E. E. S. Sharp. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 80', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913) pp. 459-469. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp459-469 [accessed 29 May 2024].

J. E. E. S. Sharp. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 80", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913) 459-469. British History Online, accessed May 29, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp459-469.

Sharp, J. E. E. S.. Atkinson, E. G.. O'Reilly, J. J.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 80", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 8, Edward III, (London, 1913). 459-469. British History Online. Web. 29 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol8/pp459-469.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 80

618. HUGH POINZ.
Writ, 25 April, 20 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. Tuesday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 20 Edward III.
Dullyngham. A messuage and 38a. land held of the abbot of St. Wandregesil’s, in socage, by service of 1d. yearly.
He died about the feast of the Annunciation, 13 Edward III. Nicholas his son, aged 26 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (1.)
619. WILLIAM CAPEROUN or CAPERUN.
Writ, 22 November, 20 Edward III.
HEREFORD. Inq. taken at Maurdyn, 15 December, 20 Edward III.
(Unspecified.) A messuage, 40a. land and 1a. meadow, held of the king in chief by service of 12d. yearly.
He died on Wednesday the feast of St. Luke last. Thomas his son, aged 25 years, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (2.)
620. RALPH LE CHAUMBERLEYN of Reed.
Writ, 2 August, 20 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Berkwey, 29 September, 20 Edward III.
Reede. Certain lands and tenements held of Thomas de Scallar[iis] by service of half a knight’s fee.
He died on 28 April last. Ralph his son, aged 20 years and more, is his next heir in blood.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (3.)
621. JOHN PARKOUR of Preston.
Writ, 16 October, 20 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESSE. Inq. taken at Hedon in Holdernesse on Thursday after the Epiphany, 20 Edward III.
Preston. A messuage and 8a. arable held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumarle which is in the king’s hands, by service of a seven hundred and sixty-eighth part of a knight’s fee, and rendering to John Hildeyherd and his heirs 1d. yearly.
He held no other tenements of any other lords.
He died on 20 October last. John son of William Parkour, his kinsman, aged 9 years, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (4.)
622. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM SON OF JOHN DE HOLAYM.
Writ, 13 August, 20 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESSE. Inq. taken at Wythornse on Friday after St. Hilary, 20 Edward III.
Holaym. A messuage and three bovates of land held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumarle, for her life only, of the inheritance of Maud whom Simon Gervays married, Alice whom John Heweson married, Ida whom John Brokour married, Joan whom Peter Percy married, and Katherine, whom William Swakk married, daughters and heirs of the said William son of John, by service of rendering 7s. 6d. to the king yearly at the manor of Brustwyk; and a bovate of land held in fee tail, of the gift of Henry de Sancto Martino to the aforesaid Joan and William son of John, and to the heirs of the bodies of the said William and Joan, of the said Henry by service of 1d. yearly.
She died on 3 February last. The aforesaid daughters of William son of John and Joan his wife, Maud aged 40 years, Alice 38 years, Ida 36 years, Joan ‘daughter of William’ 34 years, and Katherine 32 years and more, are her next heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (5.)
623. REGINALD DE BOTREAUX.
Writ, 25 November, 20 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Bruton on Thursday the feast of St. Thomas the apostle, 20 Edward III (defective).
Kynemersdon. The manor held for his life jointly with Isabel his wife, who still survives, of … by service of a third part of a quarter of a knight’s fee, of the grant of master Walter de Botreaux, by fine levied in the king’s court; the reversion of which manor belongs to the heirs of the said Reginald by the said fine.
Babynton. The manor, with the advowson of the church there, held for his life jointly with the said Isabel, of the heir of Thomas de Gourney, a minor and in the wardship of Hugh le Despenser, by knight’s service, of the grant of the said master Walter by the aforesaid fine. The reversion of the said manor and advowson belongs to the heirs of the said Reginald by the same fine.
He died on Friday next after the feast of St. …. [ (fn. 1) Walter?] his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (6.)
624. JOAN LOVEDAY.
Writ, 24 April, 20 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Little Wilburgham on Monday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 20 Edward III.
Great Wilburgham. A messuage and 40a. land held of the earl of Richmond by service of making two appearances yearly at the said earl’s turn held at Flemdich, and likewise rendering to the said earl 12d. yearly.
She died about the feast of St. Matthew, 16 Edward III. Andrew Loveday her son, aged 28 years and more, is her next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (7.)
625. MICHAELA, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE ROUDES.
Writ, 2 June, 20 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. Tuesday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 20 Edward III.
Gillingham. A messuage, 28 1/2a. arable and 2a. meadow held of Lady Philippa, queen of England, by fealty.
She died on Sunday next after St. Aldhelm, 20 Edward III. Thomas de Roudes, aged 25 years, is her next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (8.)
626. THOMAS DE ROKESLE.
Writ, 18 October (sic), 20 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Shewynghope on Monday after the feast of St. Michael, 20 Edward III.
Shelve. The manor held, to him and the heirs of his body, of Sir John Fittz Simoun by service of half a knight’s fee and homage.
He died on Thursday next after St. James the Apostle, 20 Edward III. Thomas his son, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (9.)
627. EMERY DE ROKESLE.
Writ, 3 October, 20 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. Thursday after All Saints, 20 Edward III.
Seintlyng in the town of Seintemaricreye. The manor (extent given), including a market every Wednesday in the above town, held of John de Pulteneye, knight (chivaler), of those fees which belong to the manor of Ospringe by service of a quarter and a moiety of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
He died on Saturday next after St. Bartholomew, 20 Edward III. John de Rokesle, his brother, aged 22 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (10.)
628. JOHN DE MOLYNS of Fareham.
Writ, 15 March, 20 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Fareham on Thursday before the Annunciation, 20 Edward III.
La Knolle. A messuage and half a carucate of land, held of the bishop of Winchester’s manor of Fareham by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee and suit at the said bishop’s court at the soke of Winchester every fortnight.
Denemed. A messuage and 50a. land held of the said bishop’s manor of Hameldon by service of the grand serjeanty of the said bishop’s pavilion (papillon’ ejusdem Episcopi) at the time of the fair of St. Giles, Winchester, and rendering to the said bishop at the said manor of Hameldon 24s. yearly.
La Bere. Three crofts of heath, containing 6a., held of Lawrence de Pageham by service of a barbed arrow yearly.
Huppele. 3d. yearly rent held of the heirs of Richard de Colerne by service of a white rose yearly; and 20d. yearly rent held of Richard Danvers by service of a red rose yearly.
Wynhale. A messuage held of the prior of St. Swithun’s, Winchester, by service of 3s. yearly and suit at the said prior’s court there every three weeks.
He died on 8 March last. John Hughe, Joan Spacy, and Alice her sister, aged 22 years and more, are his kinsfolk and next heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (11.)
629. RALPH DE UFFORD.
Writ, 12 July, 20 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Dorchestre on Monday after St. Lucy, 20 Edward III.
Berwyk. The manor held of the countess of Salisbury, as of her manor of Swyre, by knight’s service.
Nitherstertyl. Two virgates of land held of John de Watton, as of his manor of Upstertyl, by knight’s service.
On what day he died the jurors know not, because he did not die within the four seas of England, nor who is his next heir or of what age, because he had no one begotten of him within the county.
Writ, 30 October, 20 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Abyndon, 22 January, 20 Edward III.
Chelreye. A messuage and two carucates of land (extent given), including the office of reaper (messore), who ought to be chosen annually by the three lords of Chelreye in turn, of whom the lord of the above lands is one, held by the king’s grant to the said Ralph and the heirs male of his body; but he died without such issue. The said messsuage and land are held of the heirs of Hugh de Say by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
Date of death and heir unknown.
Writ, 30 October, 20 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Stouremynstre Mareschal on Wednesday before the Purification, 21 Edward III.
Loderes, Phelpeston and Upwymborn. The manors with the moor &c. of Phelpeston, held to him and the heirs male of his body, of the king’s grant by the king’s charter, which the jurors have inspected, to hold to him and the heirs male of his body for ever, of the chief lords of those fees by the services whereby they were held before they came to the king’s hands by the forfeiture of John Mautravers, with reversion to the king or his heirs. The said manor of Loders is held of the abbot of Fourde by service of rendering to him 20s. yearly; the said manor of Phelippeston, viz. a messuage and two carucates of land, is held of the abbess of Wylton by service of rendering to her twenty-five quarters of salt yearly; the said manor of Upwymburn, viz. a messuage and two carucates of land is held of the lady of Burgh (de Burgo), as of the honour of Gloucester, by fealty; and three carucates of land of the same manor are held of the lord of Plecy by knight’s service.
Berwyk. The manor held of the countess of Salisbury, as of her manor of Swyre, by knight’s service.
Nether Stertyl. Two virgates of land held of John de Watton, as of his manor of Upstertyl, by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir, as first above.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (12.)
630. THOMAS DE BERKELE of Wolaston.
Writ, 6 March, 20 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 9 March, 20 Edward III. (defective).
Wolaston. The manor (extent given) held for his life, according to the custom of England, of the inheritance of Margery his wife, daughter and heir of Robert le Bray, knight; which Robert held the said manor on the day he died, and after his death it descended to the aforesaid Margery by hereditary [right]; it is held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee, and 20s. yearly to be paid at the king’s castle of Northampton for castle ward, and 30s. yearly to the sheriff of Northampton for [assised] fines. The said manor is of the fee of Chokes.
He died on Wednesday next before St. Peter in Cathedra, 20 Edward III. Lady Katherine de la Dale, daughter of the said Thomas and Margery, aged 36 years, is their next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari, referring to the previous inquisition and commanding the escheator to inquire whether the said manor of Wolaston is held of the fee of Chokes or not, or of the king in chief, by whose hands the said payments of 20s. and 30s. ought to be and have hitherto been made, and whether the fees of Chokes belong to the king or to another &c. 13 March, 20 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. 20 March, 20 Edward III.
Wolaston. The manor is held of the fee of Chokes by service of two knights’ fees. Thomas de Berkele, knight (chivaler), held it of the earl of Lancaster directly, to himself and Margery his wife and the heirs of their bodies, by service of 1d. at Easter saving the king’s foreign service, and not of the king in chief; but whether the said earl holds it of the king or of another the jury know not. The payments of 20s. and 30s. ought to be and have hitherto been made to the sheriff of Northampton by the hands of divers tenants of the said manor. The fees, of Chokes pertain to Sir John de Molyns, knight, by the king’s charter granted to him, for what cause &c. the jurors know not.
Writ of certiorari, on the petition of Richard Chaumberleyn, who married the abovesaid Katherine, and of the said Katherine herself, that whereas the manor of Wolaston is not held of the king but of Henry earl of Lancaster, the king would command his hand to be removed therefrom, 5 May, 20 Edward III. By C.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Hegham Ferers, 11 May, 20 Edward III.
Wolaston. The manor is held of the earl of Lancaster immediately by [service of] two knights’ fees and 1d. yearly rent and by suit of court at the manor of Hegham Ferers every three weeks. The said earl holds the manor of the king as of the fee of Chokes.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (13.)
631. WILLIAM BALLECOTE.
Writ (missing).
GLOUCESTER. Inq. Thursday after St. Petronilla, 20 Edward III.
Chirentone, Hamptonet, Cherltone and Tettebur[y]. Two messuages and seven virgates and 6a. of land held of the king in chief, service unspecified.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
Date of death unknown, because he died in the county of Salop. Heir unknown.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (14.)
632. RALPH DE COBHAM, knight (chivaler).
Writ, 12 February, 20 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Norwich, 27 March, 20 Edward III.
Theford. The manor and town, together with the knights’ fees, advowsons &c. thereto belonging, held to him and the heirs male of his body, of the king in chief by knight’s service, by the grant of King Edward II, of whom the said Ralph previously held the same for his life, with remainder to the king and his heirs; because the said Ralph by his writing surrendered the said manor &c. otherwise into the said king’s hand, who afterwards for the good service of the said Ralph, for himself and his heirs, granted the said manor &c. without any reservation to the said Ralph and the heirs male of his body, with reversion as above.
Colveston. The manor held of the king in chief by knight’s service, but for how much is unknown at present.
He died in 20 Edward II. John his son, aged 20 years and more, is his next heir.
Return by the escheator, stating that he has inquired into the king’s right and the right of John, son and heir of the said Ralph, to the aforesaid manor &c. and he finds that the said Ralph held them as abovesaid, and that he died in the 20th year of the reign of the king’s father.
Heir as above. French. (Undated.)
C. Edw. III. File 80. (15.)
633. ADAM DE GRYMESTEDE.
Writ, 1 November, 20 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. Monday the feast of St. Edmund the King, 20 Edward III.
Pleyteford. The manor held jointly with Eleanor his wife of the king in chief, with the king’s licence, by knight’s service.
Melchet. The keepership of the park similarly held of the king in chief by service of rendering to him, by the hands of his bailiff of Claryndone, 40s. yearly, and finding a man to keep the said park at their own charges estimated at 50s. yearly.
La More. A messuage similarly held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Bumertone and Alwardbury. 100s. yearly rent similarly held of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Alwardbury. 20a. meadow similarly held of the king in chief, service unspecified.
Estgrymstede. 60s. yearly rent similarly held of Lawrence de Sancto Martino and the heirs of Oliver de Ingham, lords of Westdene, by the services thereto belonging.
Abbessetone. A messuage &c. similarly held of the lady abbess of Wyltone in fee farm by service of 100s. yearly to be paid to the said abbess and her successors for ever.
He died on Monday next before St. Matthew last. John, son of the said Adam and Eleanor, aged 6 1/2 years, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (16.)
634. HENRY DE MERLAUNDE.
Writ, 7 June, 20 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that the said Henry held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick than those contained in the annexed inquisition.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Frome on Tuesday after St. Barnabas, 20 Edward III.
Orchardeleghe. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
He died on Thursday the morrow of St. Petronilla last. Henry his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (17.)
635. HENRY DE MERLAUNDE.
(Writ missing.)
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Orchardelegh on Monday after St. Barnabas, 20 Edward III.
Orchardelegh. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of two parts of a knight’s fee.
He died on Thursday the morrow of St. Petronilla last. Henry his son, aged 30 years and more, is his next heir.
E. Inq. p.m. File 9. (21.)
636. JULIANA, LATE THE WIFE OF ROBERT HOUTOT, knight (chivaler).
Writ, 28 January, 20 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that the said Juliana held no lands &c. in co. Buckingham.
BEDFORD. Inq. taken at Bedford on Tuesday after the Purification, 20 Edward III.
Stachesden. A messuage &c. 211a. arable, 1 1/2a. meadow, 21a. wood, 3 1/2a. pasture and 9s. 1 1/2d. rent of free tenants yearly, held for her life of the inheritance of John, son and heir of John de Burdeleys, deceased, who held of the king in chief, a minor and in the king’s wardship; whereof the messuage &c. 183 1/2a. arable, 3 1/2a. pasture, 11a. wood and 9s. 1 1/2d. rent are held of the abbot of Wardon by service of homage and fealty and 2lb. cummin yearly; 1a. land and 1 1/2a. meadow of John de Gemys by service of fealty and 1 1/2d. yearly, and suit at the said John’s court at Stachesden every three weeks; 24a. land of Elizabeth la Latymer by service of fealty and 2s. 1d. yearly; and 2 1/2a. land of Martin le Eyr by service of fealty and 1d. yearly.
She died on Tuesday next after the Circumcision, 19 Edward III. John, son and heir of the said John de Burdeleys, aged 19 years, is her next heir of all the aforesaid lands, &c.
Turveye. A messuage, a windmill, 237a. arable and 3a. meadow (extent given) held for her life of the inheritance of Robert, son and heir of Robert de Houtot, knight (chivaler); whereof the messuage, mill, 52a. land and 3a. meadow are held of Thomas de Reynes by service of fealty, 29s. 8d. yearly, and suit at his court at Okle every three weeks; 44a. arable of Robert Mordaunt and John Dardres by service of homage and fealty, 2lb. cummin, 1lb. pepper and a pair of gloves yearly; and 141a. land of Roger de Grey by service of homage and fealty and 2d. yearly.
The said Robert de Houtot, aged 24 years, is her next heir of all the lands &c. aforesaid in Tourveye.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (18.)
637. WILLIAM BUSSHEL.
Writ, 20 June, 20 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Nyweton Busshel, 1 July, 20 Edward III.
Teyngwyk. The manor (extent given) and a third part of the hundred of Teyngbrugge held of the king in chief by service of rendering a pair of gilt spurs yearly at the king’s exchequer; and the bedel of the hundred receives 5s. yearly for his labour.
Alwyston. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of John de Rake by service of a pair of gloves, price 1/2d., yearly.
He died on 10 June, 20 Edward III. William his son, aged 28 years, is his next heir.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (19.)
638. THOMAS DE NORTON, knight.
Writ, 2 May, 20 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Fischerton by Wily, 18 May, 20 Edward III.
Fischerton. A third part of the manor (extent given) held of Nicholas Poyns, pertaining to his manor of Corymalet, by service of closing up one perch of hedge around his park of Corymalet aforesaid.
He died on Friday, 21 April last. Ralph his son, age unknown, is his next heir.
Writ, 2 May, 20 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Shaftesbury (Schefton) on Tuesday before the Ascension, 20 Edward III.
Salton. A third part of the manor (extent given), together with the advowson of a third part of the church, held of the countess of Salisbury, as of her manor of Crischurch, by homage and fealty.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
He died on Friday in Easter week last. Heir as above.
Writ, 2 May, 20 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 2 June, 20 Edward III.
Great Houghton. A fifth part of the manor (extent given), the whole of which manor is held of Lawrence de Hastyng, earl of Penebroch, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, by homage and fealty and by suit at the court of Barton called ‘Baronnesmot’ every month.
He held no lands &c. of the king in chief in the county.
He died on 21 April last. Ralph his son, aged 11 years and more, is his next heir.
Writ, 2 May, 20 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. Friday after St. John ante Portam Latinam, 20 Edward III.
Nortone. The manor (extent given) held of Lady Joan, late the wife of Hugh de Brayboef, lady of Cranebourn, by service of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Friday next before St. George last. Heir as above, aged 11 years and a half.
Writ, 2 May, 20 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Wanetynge, 7 September, 20 Edward III.
Lambourne. 36s. rent yearly from a water-mill, a horse-mill and half a virgate of land, to be paid by the hands of Richard Pyppard the tenant, which mills and land are held of Peter de Graunson and William Plokenet by fealty only.
Date of death unknown. Heir as above, aged 10 years as the jurors understand.
Writ, 20 May, 20 Edward III.
BEDFORD. Inq. Tuesday after St. Augustine, 20 Edward III.
Kaynho. A ninth part of the manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a third part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 21 April last. Heir as above, aged 11 years and more.
Writ, 5 June, 20 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that the said Thomas held no other lands &c. in his bailiwick than those contained in the annexed inquisition.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Shaftesbury on Tuesday after St. Barnabas, 20 Edward III.
Salton. A third part of the manor (extent given) with the advowson of a third part of the church, held of Katherine, late the wife of William de Monte Acuto, countess of Salisbury, as of her manor of Cristchurche, by knight’s service.
He died on Friday in Easter week last. Heir as above, age unknown because he was born outside the counties of Somerset and Dorset.
Extent or summary of the aforesaid lands &c. (Undated.) Whereof two parts are retained in the king’s hand and a third part is assigned in dower to Margaret, late the wife of the said Thomas, who has to pay 10s. 8d. yearly to Peter de Brewes to whom the king committed the wardship of the said two parts &c., and to the said heir when of age, the lands allotted to her exceeding her third part by that amount.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (20.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 9. (22.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 53, 54.
639. LUCY, LATE THE WIFE OF BARTHOLOMEW FANACOURT, knight (chivaler).
Writ, 18 January, 20 Edward III.
Similar writ, 20 January, 20 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Pokelyngton on Tuesday in the first week of Lent, 21 Edward III.
Brotton and Kirkebrunne. The manors (extents given) and 10 marks of yearly rent in Skynnergreve and a moiety of the bailiwick of the wapentake of Langeburgh, held in the form underwritten of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, and rendering yearly to the king at his exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of York for the moiety of the said bailiwick, 13l. 6s. 8d., and by homage; viz. one Henry de Brettevill was at one time seised of the said manors, rent and moiety, and by his charter granted them to Robert de Everyngham, deceased, and to the said Lucy then his wife to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies of the king and his heirs by the accustomed services for ever, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Robert for ever, by a fine levied in the king’s court in 7 Edward II, with the said king’s licence; which Robert and Lucy have died without heir of their bodies. Bartholomew Fanacourt, knight, who still survives, afterwards married the said Lucy, and Adam de Everyngham of Laxton, lately deceased, brother and heir of the said Robert de Everyngham, by his writing granted to the said Bartholomew the manors, rent and moiety aforesaid, to hold for the life of the said Bartholomew, with remainder to the said Adam and his heirs for ever, without the king’s licence. Adam de Everyngham of Laxton, who now is, son and heir of the aforesaid Adam, by his writing similarly granted and confirmed the same to the said Bartholomew, with remainder to himself, his heirs and assigns, without obtaining the king’s licence; by virtue of which grant the said Bartholomew continued his seisin peacefully until the day of the said Lucy’s death. The rent of the moiety of the bailiwick of Langebergh is assigned to Sir Thomas de Rokeby by the king by his charter, to hold to him and his heirs for ever.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on 8 January last. The said Adam, son of Adam de Everyngham brother and heir of the said Robert de Everyngham, aged 30 years and more, is the next heir of the said Robert and Lucy, in the said entail, of the aforesaid manors, rent and moiety. William son of William Latymer, aged 16 years and more, is the next heir in blood of the said Lucy, but no inheritance descends to him by her death.
C. Edw. III. File 80. (21.)

Footnotes

  • 1. See Calender of Close Rolls 1354–60, p. 1.