Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, Files 100 and 101

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, Files 100 and 101', in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 9, Edward III, (London, 1916) pp. 248-275. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol9/pp248-275 [accessed 4 March 2024]

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, Files 100 and 101

249. JAMES, SON AND HEIR OF JAMES MALET, a minor in the king’s wardship.
Writ, 28 July, 23 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Nottingham, Sunday after the Assumption, 23 Edward III (defaced).
[Cotgrave.] (fn. 1) A messuage and five bovates of land, held of the king in chief by reason of the custody of the lands of the priory of Lenton which are in the king’s hand, service not specified.
He held no other lands, &c. [in the county].
[His sisters (?)], Helen, aged 25 years, and Isabel, aged 23 years, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (1.)
250. THOMAS TOCHET or TUCHET, knight.
Writ, 8 September, 23 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, Monday after St. Michael, 23 Edward III.
Legh Cumbreye. The hamlet (extent given) held of the king in chief by serjeanty, viz. by service of finding a man with the king in Wales in time of war for 40 days at his own charges.
He died on 18 August last. John his son, aged 22 years at the feast of St. James last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (2.)
251. JOAN, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE WYNECOTE.
Writ, 15 May, 23 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. taken at Oxford, 17 July, 23 Edward III.
She held no lands &c. in the county on the day she died.
Date of death and heir not known.
Writ, 15 May, 23 Edward III.
WORCESTER. Inq. made at Pershore, Monday after St. John the Baptist, 23 Edward III.
Quenhull. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, by service of rendering yearly at the exchequer a hound (unum canem de mota) by the hands of the sheriff of Worcester.
She held no other lands, &c. in the county.
She died on Thursday, the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, last. Her daughters, Margaret, aged 11 years and more at Easter last, and Elizabeth, aged 9 years at Whitsunday last, are her heirs.
Writ, 15 May, 23 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Teukesbury, Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 23 Edward III.
Walton Kerdyf. The manor, viz:—A knight’s fee and a half held of the earl of Gloucester by knight’s service. The said manor of Walton was assigned to Hugh de Audeleye and Margaret his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of Gilbert de Clare, late earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the said Margaret’s pourparty of the fees.
She held no other lands, &c. in the bailiwick.
She died on Thursday in the first week of Lent, 23 Edward III. Her daughters, Margaret, aged 11 years, Elizabeth, aged 9 years, and Eleanor, aged 7 years, are her heirs.
Writ, 15 May, 23 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. taken at Alcestre, Tuesday after St. John the Baptist, 23 Edward III.
Wilmecote. John de Wynecote, late her husband, died seised of certain lands &c. at Wilmecote which he held of Laurence de Hastinges, late earl of Pembroke, by knight’s service; and after his death the said earl took the said tenements into his hand, as guardian, by reason of the minority of the four daughters and heirs of the said John de Wynecote. Whereupon one John de Hampton, knight, now deceased, married the said Joan, and bought of the said earl the wardship and marriage of the said four daughters and heirs, and also the custody of the aforesaid lands, &c. until the full age of the said heirs. Thus the said Joan, on the day she died, had no interest (nichil) in the said tenements, except only with the executors of the said John de Hampton, her second husband.
She held no other lands &c. in the county, nor had she any in co. Leicester.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (3.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 65. (4.)
252. ELEANOR, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN DE HAMPTON, knight.
Writ, after the death of the said Eleanor, who held in dower of the heir of Laurence de Hastinges, earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, 20 June, 23 Edward III.
WARWICK. Inq. made at Warwick, 6 July, 23 Edward III.
[W]ylmekote. A third part of a messuage and of a carucate of land, and 40s. rent, held in dower of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, who held of the king in chief, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service.
[John de Hampton had not a wife Joan who held of the heir of Laurence de Hastinges, earl of Pembroke. (fn. 2) ]
She held no other lands, &c. in the county.
She died on 10 June last. Elizabeth daughter of John de Wynnekote, deceased, aged 9 years and more at the feast of the Purification last, is heir of the said John, and also heir of the aforesaid lands, &c. which the said Eleanor so held in dower.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (4.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 65. (5.)
253. JOHN WALDEGRAVE, le Fitz.
Writ, 22 June, 23 Edward III.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at Brampton, Tuesday the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 23 Edward III.
Lemynge. The manor (extent given), held for life of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, who held the said manor of the king in chief by knight’s service, by the gift of the said Laurence after the latter married Agnes, daughter of Roger de Mortuo Mari.
He died on Wednesday before St. Barnabas last. John, son and heir of the aforesaid Laurence, aged not fully two years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (5.)
254. AGNES, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN BERNARD, of Brodetoun.
Writ, 14 July, 23 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Marlebergh, Thursday after St. James, 23 Edward III.
La Brodetoun. A messuage and a carucate of land containing 80a. arable and 5a. meadow, held to herself and John, her husband, for their lives, by the grant of John, their son, in 18 Edward III, with successive remainders to the said John their son and the heirs of his body, Thomas, brother of the said John, and the heirs of his body, and Richard, brother of the said Thomas, and the heirs of his body. John, Agnes, John and Thomas are dead, without heir of the bodies of John and Thomas; and Richard is of full age, and survives. The tenements are held of the king in chief, as of the manor of Hampstede Mareschall, now in his hand, by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
She died on Monday in Whitsun week last.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (6.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 69. (1.)
255. MARGARET DE BETTESTORN, DE BETTESTHORN or DE BUDESTHORN.
Writ, 20 August, 23 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Shaftesbury, Thursday after SS. Simon and Jude, 23 Edward III.
Shaftesbury. 16s. yearly rent with the profit issuing from a moiety of the toll of the market worth 20s. yearly, held of the heirs of John de Burgo, minors in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 1d. yearly.
She died on the eve of St. Margaret last. John her son, aged 20 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (7.)
Writ, 3 December, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Bettesthorn, on Thursday after St. Michael, 23 Edward III.
Bettesthorn and Asshele. Two messuages, two carucates of land, 20a. meadow and 2a. wood, held for her life of the heir of John de Mynsted by service of 13s. 4d. yearly.
She died on Sunday before St. Margaret last. All the aforesaid lands, &c. remain to John, her son and heir, aged 20 years, as had of the gift of John de Mere and William de Bettesthorn to her and the heirs of her body.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (1.)
256. JOHN ADAM.
Writ, 8 November, 23 Edward III.
ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Neuport, Saturday after the Epiphany, 23 Edward III.
Kyngeswell. A messuage and 42a. land, held of the priory of St. Helen in the Isle of Wight, which is in the king’s hand, by service of 10s. yearly, and by suit of court. The prior used to have wardship and marriage there.
He died on 26 March last. Simon his son, aged 19 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (8.)
257. RICHARD SON OF STEPHEN DE ETHERDWYK.
Writ, 13 November, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Thursday, 7 January, 23 Edward III.

Etherdwyk. A messuage, a toft, a bovate and a half of land, and 18d. rent, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, which is in the king’s hand, by fealty and by service of rendering to the king 2s. at the feast of St. Martin and 4s. on Whitsunday, and to the abbot of Thornton 12d. yearly. A free tenant pays the aforesaid rent of 18d. yearly for half a bovate of land which he holds in service.
He died on Wednesday, 2 September last. John his son, aged six …, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (9.)
258. RICHARD WRIGHT, of Hornseburton.
Writ, 5 November, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Thursday, 15 December, 23 Edward III.
Hornseburton. A messuage and a third part of a bovate of land, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, which is in the king’s hand, by service of an eleven hundred and fiftieth part of a knight’s fee, and rendering to the king 2d. yearly at the manor of Brustwyk.
He died on Monday, 27 July last. John his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (10.)
259. WILLIAM JANEKYN, of Sulgrave.
Writ, after the death of the said William, who held of the priory of St. Andrew, Northampton, which is in the king’s hand, by reason of the war between him and his adversaries of France, 28 July, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Brackelee, 11 August, 23 Edward III.
[Unspecified.] 26a. arable, 4a. meadow, and a messuage, held of the above-named priory, to him and the heirs of his body by knight’s service and paying yearly for the aforesaid messuage 4s.
The reversion of 13a. land, which John and Thomas, his sons, hold for their lives, which, after their death, ought to remain to his heirs.
He died about the feast of SS. Peter and Paul last. John his son, aged 15 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (11.)
260. THOMAS DE ESSEX.
Writ of amotus, 6 November, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Fylby, 14 May, 24 Edward III.
Runham. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief, in socage, by service of a third part of two [measures (modiorum)] (fn. 3) of wine, and a third part of 200 ‘permeyns’ paid at the exchequer, or 6s. 8d. The pleas &c. of court are worth nothing yearly, because the customary tenants are dead.
He died on 2 October last. Robert his son, aged six years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (12.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 77. (2.)
261. ANDREW, SON OF THOMAS STEVENE, of Hyngestone.
Writ, 20 September, 23 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Wytlesford [or at Hyngeston (fn. 4) ], 25 September, 23 Edward III.
Hyngeston. A messuage, 60a. arable, 2a. meadow and 12d. rent, held of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on Sunday before St. Mary Magdalene last. Maud his sister, the wife of Thomas Oky, aged 32 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (13.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 11. (5.)
262. ROBERT DE SAY.
Writ, 28 December, 23 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. made at Drayton, Saturday after the Epiphany, 23 Edward III.
Mourton Say. The hamlet (extent given, showing decreases in value owing to the pestilence), held of the heir of Henry de Ferrariis, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee and 20s. yearly.
He died on the day of St. Peter’s Chains last. Robert his son, aged 8 years at Michaelmas last, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (14.)
263. WILLIAM FIGE, of Micham.
Writ, 28 July, 23 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Micham, 12 December, 23 Edward III.
Micham. A messuage and 16a. land, held of the king in chief by service of receiving the king’s distresses taken in the hundred of Waleton for debts to the king, and by service of rendering 5s. yearly for sheriff’s aid, and doing suit at the aforesaid hundred every three weeks.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 16 June, 23 Edward III. William Fige his son, aged 34 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (15.)
264. THOMAS BULSTRODE, of Childerlangele.
Writ, 28 April, 23 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at St. Albans, Wednesday before the Ascension, 23 Edward III.
Childerlangele. A tenement called Bulstrodestenement (extent given, showing decrease in value, owing to the common pestilence in the country), held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
He died on 4 May last. Nicholas his son, aged 28 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (16.)
265. THOMAS BULSTRODE of Childerlangele.
No writ.
HERTFORD. Inq. made at St. Albans (date omitted and part torn away).
[Childerlangele.] A messuage, … arable. 4a. meadow, 6a. pasture and 10s. rent, held of the king in chief, service not stated.
He died on 28 May, 23 Edward III. Nicholas Bulstrode, his son, aged 24 years and more, is his heir.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 71.
266. [ (fn. 5) WILLIAM DE BIFLE (deest).
NORTHAMPTON. Great Houghton.]
267. BEATRICE, DAUGHTER OF HENRY DE BURTON.
Writ, 10 September, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Wednesday after St. Matthew, 23 Edward III.
Pidseburton. A messuage, three tofts, and 4 1/2 bovates of land, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, by fealty and by service of rendering to the king 13s. 4d. yearly at the manor of Brustwyk.
She held no other lands &c. in the liberty of Holdernesse.
She died on 30 August last. Maud, daughter of Adam Warde of Pidseburton, her kinswoman, aged 30 years and more, is her heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (17.)
268. RALPH BRUT or LE BRET.
Writ, 2 April, 23 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Dorchestre, Monday after St. Mark, 23 Edward III.
Blakemore. The office of forester (balliva forestarie) of a moiety of the king’s forest of Blakemore, held of the king in chief by service of being the king’s chief forester in fee of the said moiety, and rendering 4s. yearly at his exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Dorset. The said office is worth nothing yearly beyond the said rent, because there are no deer in the forest.
Crockerestok. A messuage, 40a. arable and a water-mill held of John Plombere by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
Stokbruton. 40a. land held of Lora, late the wife of Herbert de Sancto Quintino, by service of rendering 2s. 3d. yearly.
Crokkerestokk. 20a. land held of the abbot of Glastonbury by service of rendering 2s. yearly.
Stokbrutoun. 7a. land held of Richard de Acton by service of rendering a farthing yearly; and a messuage and 20a. land held of Richard de Acton, as of his manor of Stokebrutoun, by service of rendering 4s. yearly.
La Merssh. A messuage and 100a. land held of the bishop of Salisbury by service of doing fealty to him, and by other divers services and customs worth yearly 20s.
He died on Sunday after the Purification last. Ralph his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 78. (1.)
269. SIMON BRET, of Kedyton.
Writ, 10 November, 23 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Branketre, Sunday after St. Katherine, 23 Edward III.
Kedyton. A toft, 23a. arable, 1a. 1r. meadow, 2a. pasture, 2a. wood and 2s. rent, held of the king in chief by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no more lands, &c. in the county.
He died 31 May last. William his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (19.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 72.
270. DAVID DE ASSHEBY, of Grendon.
Writ, after the death of the said David, who held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, 16 December, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 23 January, 23 Edward III.
Grendon. He held no lands, &c. in the county on the day he died, because about the feast of the Ascension last, he by his charter gave all his lands, &c. in Grendon, held of the said heir, as of the manor of Yerdele, to Hugh his son and his heirs, by virtue of which gift the said Hugh was seised for a great time during the life of David his father; and the said Hugh gave all the said lands, &c. to Thomas de Ramrugge, clerk, and his heirs, and he holds them now.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (20.)
271. [ (fn. 6) JOHN DE KEMESEY (deest).
DORSET. Winterborne St. Martin.]
272. ELIZABETH, DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF WILLIAM DE GARTHORP, a minor in the king’s wardship.
Writ, 1 July, 23 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Wyverton Saturday, the feast of the Assumption, 23 Edward III.
Wyverton. A messuage, six bovates of land, 18a. meadow and 20s. yearly rent, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Peverell; whereof Joan, late the wife of Gerard de Sekynton, holds a third part in dower after the death of the said Gerard.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
Denise and Emma de Garthorp, both aged 30 years and more, are her heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (21.)
273. PHILIP BADERUN or BADERON.
Writ, 6 October, 23 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER. Inq. taken at Aure, Thursday after St. Andrew [23 Edward III].
Aure. A messuage, 44a. arable, 6a. meadow and a fishery, held of the king in chief in free socage by service of 13s. 4d. yearly and a heriot when it shall happen.
He held no more lands &c. on the day he died.
He died on Friday after St. Gregory. Robert Baderon, his brother, aged 24 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (22.)
274. WILLIAM WANSTEDE.
Writ, 8 April, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Cosham by Porcestre, Tuesday after St. Mark, 23 Edward III.
Cosham. A messuage, 32a. land of assart of the king’s forest of Porcestre, 1a. meadow and 10s. rent, held of the king by service of finding an armed man for the defence of the king’s castle of Porcestre in time of war for forty days, viz. at his own charges for eight days, and at the king’s wages for thirty-two days, rendering besides for the same to the king, by the hands of the sheriff of Southampton, 10s. yearly at the exchequer, The said tenements in time of peace are worth 20s. yearly beyond the said rent, but in time of war are worth nothing beyond the said rent and service.
He held no other lands &c. in the bailiwick.
He died on Palm Sunday, 23 Edward III. William Wanstede, his son, aged 25 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (23.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 63.
275. WALTER DE MAPELTON of Hornseburton.
Writ, 5 November, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Thursday, 15 December, 23 Edward III.
Hornseburton. Eleven tofts and ten bovates of land, held jointly with Agnes, his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by the gift of Stephen Hautayn, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, which is in the king’s hand, by service of a thirty-sixth part of a knight’s fee and doing suit at the king’s wapentake of Holdernesse every three weeks.
Mapelton. A messuage, three tofts, and seven and a half bovates of land, similarly held of Richard de Sancto Quintino, by knight’s service.
He died on Saturday, 1 August last. Thomas, son of the said Walter and Agnes, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (24.)
276. HENRY TRENCHART or TRENCHARD.
Writ, 7 May, 23 Edward III.
ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Neuport, Saturday after St. Dunstan, 23 Edward III.

Shaldeflutte. The manor, held of the king, as of the honour of the castle of Caresbrouk, by knight’s service and doing suit at the court of knights at Neuport every three weeks; and he had it of the gift of Richard de Bourne, clerk, to him and Eleanor his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, by fine levied in the king’s court, which Eleanor died ten years ago.
He held nothing else on the day he died.
He died on Monday in the second week of Lent last. Giles his son, aged 35 years, is his heir.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. 28 February, 25 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON; ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Neuport, Thursday, 31 March, 25 Edward III.
Shaldeflut. Half a knight’s fee.
He held no advowson.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (25.)
277. JOHN BARBOUR.
Writ, 8 January, 23 Edward III.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. 28 April, 24 Edward III.
London. Parish of St. Clement Danes without the Bar of the New Temple. A messuage held of the king in socage, by fealty, and service of 18d. yearly, payable at the exchequer by the hands of the sheriff of Middlesex. Soon after the death of the said John, one Simon le Barbour, now surviving, and Cicely his wife, now deceased, daughter and heir of the said John Barbour, entered upon and occupied the said messuage, and took the profits thereof for the whole life of the said Cicely, and they did not follow the mode and process of the office of escheator, nor had they seisin of the said messuage by livery of the escheator. The said Simon begat of the said Cicely, one William, who died in the lifetime of the said Cicely.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died without heir on Monday in the fourth week of Lent last.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (26.)
278. JOHN DE HEYNS.
Writ, 28 September, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON; ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Godeshull, 12 October, 23 Edward III.
Stenybury. The manor, held jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, by fine levied in the king’s court, of the king in chief, as of the honour of the castle of Carsbrook, by service of six marks yearly, payable in the castle of Carsbrok, and also by doing suit at the court of knights at Neuport every three weeks.
He held nothing of other lords.
He died on 4 June last. William his son, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100 (27.)
279. ROBERT DE WASSYNGLE.
Writ, 29 January, 23 Edward III.
HUNTINGDON. Inq. taken at Wassyngle, 4 March, 23 Edward III.
Wassyngle. A toft, 40a. arable, 4a. meadow and 6a. wood, held jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, by the gift of William Crek of Adyngton, chaplain, with the king’s licence, of the king in chief, by service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee, and 20s. yearly; and the manor, held jointly in like manner, by the gift of Henry Chartres and William Crek, of John Lovetot by knight’s service.
He died on Tuesday after the Conception of the Virgin Mary last. Robert his son, aged nine years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (28.)
280. HENRY FITZ JOHAN.
Writ, 18 August, 23 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Muresle, Wednesday after St. Matthew, 23 Edward III.
Edelesbourgh. A toft, 80a. land and 8a. wood, held of the king in chief by service of coming to the two turns of the king at Edelesbourgh, and the two great courts (comitatus) held in the county at the feasts of St. Michael and Hockeday.
He died on Sunday before Whitsunday, 23 Edward III. William, son of William Bollok, aged 14 years, and John, son of William de Stepynge, aged 13 years, are his heirs.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (29.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 70.
281. JOHN DE HUNTEPLACE of Southfrothyngham.
Writ, 20 November, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Hedon, Wednesday, 22 December, 23 Edward III.
Southfrothyngham. A messuage, a croft, a bovate of land except 5a. and a plot of meadow held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, which is in the king’s hand, by service of a three hundred and eightieth part of a knight’s fee; and 1a. land and 2a. meadow held of William de Frothyngham by the foreign service.
Neusum. A messuage, a bovate and a half of land, a close and 4s. rent, held jointly with Elizabeth his wife, who survives, to them and the heirs of the said John, of William Aldelot, by knight’s service.
He died on Sunday, 24 July, last. John his son, aged 10 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (30.)
282. BRIAN SAFFREI, SAVEREY or SAFFREY.
Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 15 August, 23 Edward III.
Great Houghton by Northampton. A third part of a third part of half a knight’s fee (extent given, showing decrease in value of land, &c. from inundation and death of tenants), held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, a minor in the king’s wardship.
He died on Sunday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last. Alice his daughter, aged five years at the Purification last, is his heir.
Writ to the escheator in co. Northampton to hasten to make the inquisitions on the lands &c. of the said Brian, 16 December, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 23 January, 23 Edward III.
Great Houghton. A third part of a little manor (manerettum) held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, by knight’s service. Decrease in rents noted owing to the pestilence.
Date of death and heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (31.)
283. BRIAN SAPHREY.
Writ (missing).
BEDFORD. Inq. made at Shefford, Tuesday after St. Valentine, 24 Edward III.
Clophull and Caynho. A toft, 73a. poor and sandy arable lying in common, whereof two parts can be sown every year, 40a. wood, 7a. poor meadow and 1a. pasture and 2s. 8 3/4d. rent and service of a bondman holding a messuage and 5a. land, held of the king in chief by service of a ninth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on 28 July, 23 Edward III. Joan his daughter, aged 2 years and more, is his heir.
E. I.P.M. File 11. (16.)
284. JOHN DE HONEWORTH.
Writ, 3 November, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Holt, 2 January, 23 Edward III.
Bodham. A messuage, 40a. land and 2a. pasture, held of the king in chief, as of the honour of Dover (Domere), by service of 10s. yearly for the ward of the castle of Dover (Domere), together with other lands &c. which are parcel of the said land in the aforesaid town; and 24a. land, 6a. pasture and 15a. heath held jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, of the same honour by the service aforesaid.
He died on 7 September last. William his son, aged 11 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 100. (32.)
285. JOHN DE HONEWORTH.
No writ.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Holt, . . January, 23 Edward III.
Bodham. A messuage, 48a. arable and 2a. pasture, held of the king in chief by service of 10s. yearly to the ward of Dover Castle.
Date of death and heir as above.
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 77. (2.)
286. WILLIAM DE BEAUFOWE.
Writ, 6 November, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Rudham, 16 November, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Suthcreyk. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a knight’s fee.
SUFFOLK. Ixennyng. 60a. land held of the countess of Pembroke by service of 6d. yearly.
He died on 2 October last. John his son, aged 15 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 6 November, 23 Edward III.
RUTLAND. Inq. taken at Seyton, 22 November, 32 Edward III.
Seyton. A capital messuage, 40a. arable, 7a. meadow, which are often inundated by the Weland, a tenement for which a bondman used to render 16s. yearly, which no one will farm since his death because of the mortality, and a wind-mill, held of William, son of William de Roos of Hamlake, a minor in the king’s wardship, service not known.
He died on 2 September last. Heir as above.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (2.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 11. (9.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 77. (2.)
287. WILLIAM DE HASTYNGES or WILLIAM DE HASTYNGES ‘le neveu.’
Writ, after the death of the said William, who held of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, 28 March, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Derteforde, Saturday in Easter week, 23 Edward III.
Cleyndon. The manor, held for his life of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke, of the gift of the said Laurence; which manor is held of the prior of Rochester in gavelkind, of his manor of Darenth, by service of rendering 38s. 3 1/2d., and by doing suit of court at the said manor of Darenth every three weeks. After the said William’s death, it ought to remain to John de Hastynges, son and heir of the said earl.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday before the Annunciation last. The said John, heir of the said earl, is two years of age.
Writ, 28 March, 23 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Benham, 16 April, 23 Edward III.
Benham Valence. The manor (extent given), held for life of the inheritance of John, son and heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, who held of the king in chief, by service of half a knight’s fee; including two carucates of land in the said manor and in Westebrok, parcel thereof, 8a. wood at Westbrok, a park with deer, and rents and services of six customary tenants, who are dead, and their lands, &c. in the king’s hand, uncultivated.
Neubery or Neubury. Certain free tenants, now dead, who used to render 40s. yearly, whose tenements were seised into the king’s hand, and a sixth part of the pleas and perquisites of court, together with a twelfth part of the toll of the market, and a sixth part of a tanning mill, which used to be worth before the pestilence 26s. 8d. yearly, and now nothing; all held for life of the inheritance of the said heir of Laurence de Hastynges.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 11 March last, and had no heir because he was a bastard.
Writ, 28 March, 23 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Padingdene, 16 April, 23 Edward III.
Padingden. Certain tenements, held for life of the king in chief by service of a hundredth part of a knight’s fee, as the jurors understand; which he held of the gift of Laurence de Hastinges, late earl of Pembroke, with reversion to the said Laurence and his heirs. The said tenements were in the hands of tenants holding freely as in the king’s ancient demesne, who rendered yearly for the same 68s., but they are now dead, except ten, who render yearly 36s., the other tenements standing vacant.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 12 March, 23 Edward III, as is said. John de Hastinges, son of Laurence de Hastinges, his kinsman, aged 1 1/2 years, as the jurors understand, is his heir.
Writ, 28 March, 23 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Werneurthrik in the March of Wales, 11 April, 23 Edward III.
Wenririd. The manor within the lordship of Bergeveney in the March of Wales (extent given, showing decrease in rent on account of the present mortality), including the advowson of a church, held for life, by service of a rose of John, son and heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, by the demise of the said earl, who held the manor of the king by knight’s service as parcel of the lordship of Bergeveney. The reversion belongs to the said John.
He died on 23 March, 23 Edward III.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. to the escheator in co. Hereford and the adjacent March of Wales, 28 March, 23 Edward III.
Return missing.
Writ of plenius certiorari, to the escheator in Kent, on the petition of Agnes, late the wife of Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke, for her reasonable dower of the manor of Cleyndon, 1 May, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Derteford, 10 May, 23 Edward III.
Cleyndon. The said Laurence was seised of the manor by hereditary succession, after the death of John his father, after whose death the king had the wardship of the said Laurence by reason of his minority. Afterwards, in his seventh year, the said Laurence married Agnes, daughter of Roger de Mortuo Mari, and in his twenty-second year, after the king had taken his homage and restored to him his lands, he demised the said manor to William de Hastynges, now deceased, for his life; and thus the said Laurence was seised of the said manor, after he married the said Agnes, and could dower her.
Similar writ of plenius certiorari to the sheriff of Berks touching the manor of Benham Valence, 1 May, 23 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. taken at Benham, Friday after the Ascension, 23 Edward III.
Benham. The abovesaid Laurence de Hastynges married the said Agnes in his seventh year when he was seised of the said manor, and continued his estate until his twenty-third year, when he gave the said manor to William de Hastynges for his life, and so the said earl was seised of the said manor long after his marriage with the said Agnes, and could dower her.
Similar writ of plenius certiorari to the escheator in Surrey touching tenements in Padyngden, 1 May, 23 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Dorkinge, 9 May, 23 Edward III.
Padingden. William de Hastinges, deceased, held certain tenements for life of the inheritance of John, son and heir of Laurence de Hastinges, late earl of Pembroke, by the grant of the said Laurence after his marriage with the said Agnes, to wit, in the second year of his full age, after the king had taken his homage. The said earl was seised of the said tenements after his marriage.
Similar writ of plenius certiorari to the escheator in Hereford and the adjacent March of Wales touching the manor of Wenririd, 1 May, 23 Edward III.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Wenriryd, Saturday after the Ascension, 23 Edward III.
Wenriryd. The aforesaid Laurence was seised of the manor long after his marriage with the aforesaid Agnes, it fell to him in the third year of his age, by inheritance, after the death of John de Hastynges, his father, and in his seventh year he married the said Agnes, and continued his estate in the said manor until his twenty-third year when he demised it to William de Hastinges for life.
Writ of diem clausit extremum, 24 June, 23 Edward III.
SUFFOLK. Inq. taken at Westlee, Tuesday after SS. Peter and Paul, 23 Edward III.
Wrydlington. The manor (extent given), held for his life, by the gift of the aforesaid Laurence, who held it of the king in chief by knight’s service, after the said Laurence married the said Agnes, who survives.
Dounhamhalle. The manor held for his life, by the gift of the said Laurence, who held it of the king in chief by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, after the abovesaid marriage.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Tuesday after Whitsunday last. John de Hastyngges, aged not fully two years, is the heir of the said Laurence.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (3.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 68.
288. JOHN BEAUCHAMP, knight, or JOHN SON OF JOHN SON OF JOHN BEAUCHAMP of Rym.
Writ, 23 April, 23 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Otery St. Mary, Wednesday the morrow of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 23 Edward III.

Woberneforde. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
He held no more lands &c. in the county.
He died on Wednesday before Easter. Thomas Beauchamp, aged 2 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 18 July, 23 Edward III.
DEVON. Inq. taken at Bokerel, Friday the feast of St. Denis, 23 Edward III.
Woberneford. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief, by service of an eighth part of a knight’s fee.
Bokerel. Two parts of the manor, held of Sir Henry de la Pomerey by service of a pair of spurs, or 6d. at the said John’s will.
Oulescumbe. Two parts of a moiety of the manor, held of William Speek in chief by service of a fifth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on Monday after SS. Philip and James last. Thomas Beauchamp, his brother, aged 2 1/2 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (4.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 11. (14.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 66.
289. GILBERT, SON OF GILBERT DE TURBERVILL or TURBERVILE.
Writ, after the death of the said Gilbert, who held by knight’s service of the lands and tenements late of Hugh le Despenser, deceased, in the king’s hand, 10 March, 23 Edward III.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inq. taken at Kerdif, 16 March, 23 Edward III.
Koytyff and la Niwelond. Two parts of the manor, held in chief of Hugh le Despenser, as parcel of the said manor of Koytif, by service of hunting in the earl’s forest at Newcastle at two seasons of the year, viz. in times of grease and fermison (in Grosce et Fermsun), as is more fully contained in a certain charter touching the doing of the said service.
Newcastle. Two parts of the manor, held of the same Hugh, by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, by the charter of Sir Richard de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford.
Lanhari. Two parts of the manor, held of the same Hugh by service of half a knight’s fee.
Koyechirch. He renders 6s. 8d. yearly rent to the lord of Sulli for his land at Koyechirch which is parcel of Koytyf.
He held of no other lord in Glamorgan than the said Hugh.
He died on Friday after St. Hilary, 22 Edward III. Richard de Turbulvile, his uncle, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (5.)
290. ROGER LESTRAUNGE or LE ESTRANGE.
Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III.
CAMBRIDGE. Inq. taken at Middelton, 21 August, 23 Edward III.
Middelton. A third part of the manor (extent given), held of Thomas, bishop of Ely, by service of 2d. yearly; 40a. arable held of the same bishop by service of 1d. yearly; and two parts of the manor (extent given), together with the advowson of the church, held jointly with Maud his wife, who many years ago went the way of all flesh, of the same bishop by service of 4d. yearly, of the gift of John de Arne, chaplain, to the said Roger and Maud his wife and the heirs of their bodies.
He died on Wednesday before St. Peter’s Chains last. Roger, son of the said Roger and Maud, aged 22 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III.
OXFORD. Inq. made at Mudelynton, 17 August, 23 Edward III.
Burcestre. The manor (extent given, showing decreases in rents owing to the pestilence), including a carucate of land of 112a. and a market, held of the duke of Cornwall, as of the honour of Walyngford, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee.
Mudelynton. The manor (extent given, showing similar decreases), including 7a. meadow in Kyngessutton and Heyford, and a view of frank pledge after Michaelmas, held of the king in chief by service of a quarter of a knight’s fee.
Great Tuwe. 10s. rent held of the earl of Arundel by service of a rose yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 29 July last. Roger his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.
Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Grantham, Monday, the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 23 Edward III.
Horbelyng. The manor (extent given), including certain tenants who hold five bovates of land, by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, and render yearly for the ward of the castle of Lincoln 2s. 6d., six customary tenants, who hold six messuages in bondage and six bovates of land, giving yearly to the aid of the said manor 40s. called le Stuf, held as of his own inheritance, of the earl of Richmond by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee, and 10s. yearly for the ward of the castle of Lincoln.
Segbrok. The manor (extent given), similarly held of the earl of Suffolk, as of the honour of Eye, service not known.
He died in the manor of Segbrok on Wednesday before St. Peter’s Chains, 23 Edward III. Roger le Estraunge, his son, aged 24 years, is his heir.
Writ, 10 August, 23 Edward III.
SALOP. Inq. taken at Shrewsbury, Thursday after St. Bartholomew, 23 Edward III.
Ellesmere in the March of Wales. The fortalice (forcellatum), with the hundred (extent given, showing decrease in values owing to the pestilence), including a market, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
He died on Wednesday after St. James last. Roger his son, aged 23 years at the feast of the Purification last, is his heir.
Colmere and Hampton. The hamlets, held of the king in chief by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee.
There are no buildings or demesne lands there, but there used to be 4l. yearly rent, but now only 10s. because of the pestilence.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (6.)
291. ROGER LESTRAUNGE, the elder, lord of Knokyn.
No writ.
LINCOLN. Inq. 20 August, 23 Edward III.
Seggebrok. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Suffolk, as of the honour of Eye, by homage and fealty only.
Horblyng. The manor (extent given), held of the earl of Richmond by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee and 10s. yearly for ward of the castle of Lincoln. The extent includes four bovates of land held by free tenants by service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee and 2s. 6d. yearly towards the ward of the castle of Lincoln and 15s. rent; and three bondmen who pay 40s. yearly towards the aid called ‘le Stouth.’
He died on 2 August, 23 Edward III. Roger his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir.
E. Enrolment &c. of Inq. No. 64.
292. MARGARET, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN PEYVRE.
Writ, 26 October, 23 Edward III.
HERTFORD. Inq. taken at Wylye, 10 December, 23 Edward III.
Wylye. A toft, 200a. land, 1 1/2a. pasture, 22s. rent and pleas &c. of court, held for her life, by the gift of Paulinus Peyvre to the said Margaret and John, now long deceased, for their lives, with reversion to the said Paulinus and his heirs, rendering yearly a pair of gilt spurs, and rendering for them a sore sparrow-hawk or 2s. yearly at the exchequer. The aforesaid tenements, with the manor of Lynleye, are held of the king in chief by service of rendering yearly a sore sparrow-hawk, or 2s. at the exchequer.
She died on Monday after the Nativity of St. John last. Nicholas Peyvre, son of the aforesaid Paulinus, aged 30 years and more, is heir of the said Paulinus, and he holds of the king the tenements aforesaid.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (7.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 72.
293. MARY, LATE THE WIFE OF STEPHEN DE TUMBY.
Writ, 18 August, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Estdene, 24 October, 23 Edward III.
[Estdene?] A moiety of 1a. land, 1 1/2r. meadow and 30s. yearly rent held of the king in chief, as parcel of the barony of Dene, by knight’s service, as much as pertains to a thirteenth part of a knight’s fee.
She held no other lands &c. in the county.
She died on Friday after St. Margaret last. Joan Lestraunge, her aunt, aged 28 years is her heir.
Writ, 18 August, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Ingham, 2 September, 23 Edward III.

Ingham. A moiety of the manor (extent given) held of the heirs of Robert de Tatishale by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
She died on 28 July last. Joan, late the wife of Roger Lestraunge, her aunt, sister of Elizabeth her mother, aged 26 years and more, is her heir.
Writ, 18 August, 23 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Salisbury, 8 September, 23 Edward III.
Westdeone and Estgrymstede. A moiety of the manor (extent given), including a messuage and 20s. 1d. rent now issuing from the lands of Geoffrey de Weston, John Hulon, and Cicely Queyntes, free tenants, and not more, because certain tenants (named), who held divers tenements in bondage, are dead and all their tenements are in the king’s hand by reason of the said Mary’s death, held of the king in chief by barony.
She died on 11 August last. Heir as last above, of full age.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (8.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 69. (2.)
294. WARIN, SON OF THOMAS LATYMER, of Braybrok.
Writ, 28 August, 23 Edward III.
NOTTINGHAM. Inq. taken at Retford, Saturday after the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 23 Edward III.
Cashall. The manor, whereof he was jointly enfeoffed with Katharine his wife, who survives, held of Sir William la Souche, archbishop of York, by service of 6d.
He died on 13 August last. John his son, aged 15 years, is his heir.
Writ, 28 August, 23 Edward III.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at Langeton, 25 September, 23 Edward III.
Gothemundele and Langeton. The manors, held jointly with Katharine his wife, by the gift of Walter le Plecy, parson of the church of Wardon, and Roger de Wakerle, parson of the church of Braybrok, by a fine levied in the king’s court; the manor of Gouthemundele held of the heir of Thomas de Middelton, a minor in the wardship of the countess of Pembroke, by service of 6d. yearly; and the manor of Langeton of Thomas de Astleye, knight, by service of a moiety of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on Thursday before the Assumption last. John Latimer, son of the said Warin and Katharine, aged 14 years and more at the feast of the Purification last, is his heir.
Writ, 28 August, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Wardon, 22 September, 23 Edward III.
Westwardon. The manor, held jointly, as above, of the king in chief by knight’s service, by a fine levied at York, 9 Edward III, and by the king’s charter of licence. The manor is worth 20l. yearly, and not more because of the common pestilence.
He died on 13 August last. John Latimer, his son, aged 15 years and more, is his heir.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 20 September, 23 Edward III.
Upton. He held no lands, &c. in the hundred of Neub[ottle] in his demesne as of fee, but Thomas his father demised a messuage with a dovecot, 36a. arable and 3 1/2a. meadow in Upton, to Alice la Ryder, for her life and one year beyond; which Alice died about Whitsunday last. The said lands, &c. are held of Nicholas de Parles and Rose his wife, and the heirs of the said Rose, by service of rendering 4s. 11d. yearly, and doing suit at the said Nicholas’s court in the manor of Upton.
Duston. The said Alice held in manner aforesaid a toft, 11a. arable and 2a. meadow, held as above of John de Grey, rendering 9s. yearly at the manor of Duston; and a toft, a virgate of land and 2a. meadow of the prior of Lenton by service of 5s. yearly.
Date of death and heir not known.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Rothewelle, 23 September, 23 Edward III.
Braybrok. The manor, whereof he was jointly enfeoffed with Katharine his wife, who survives, held of the countess of Pembroke, as of her pourparty of the honour of Huntingdon, service not known, by a fine levied at York, 9 Edward III, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with reversion to the right heirs of Warin.
Little Boudon. 26s. yearly rent, held jointly as aforesaid of the same pourparty, service not known.
Ryshton. 26s. 8d. yearly rent to be received of the heirs of William de Lacy, similarly held by service of a sparrowhawk, or 2s. yearly.
Desburgh. 20s. 4d. rent, similarly held of the heir of Stephen Burdon, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of 1lb. pepper yearly.
Rothewelle. 8l. rent similarly held of the heirs of the earl of Gloucester by service of 2s. yearly and making two attendances yearly at the said earl’s view of frankpledge there.
Little Weldon. 50s. rent, held by the aforesaid fine, of Ralph Bassett, knight, by service of a pair of gilt spurs, or 6d. yearly.
Braybrok. Certain lands, &c. which belonged to John le Warde long after the levying of the said fine, held jointly with his said wife Katharine and John their son, of the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, by service of making two attendances yearly at the said prior’s view of frankpledge in Hetheryngton, and doing suit for the said prior at the hundred of Rothewell every three weeks.
Carlton. 12s. rent, held jointly in manner aforesaid of the heir of William Latymer, as of the manor of Corby, service not known.
Northampton. A messuage and a piece of a meadow called Kyngessale, held jointly as above of the king in free burgage of the town of Northampton, by service of 7s. yearly for the said messuage to divers chief lords of the said town; the said meadow is worth 20s. yearly, when the hay thereof is not inundated, for it lies on the bank of the Nene.
He died on 13 August last. John, son of the said Warin and Katharine, aged 15 years at the beginning of Lent (Carnemprivium) last, is his heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari, the king being informed that the deceased held lands in co. Leicester other than those specified in the previous inquisition, 10 August, 24 Edward III.
LEICESTER. Inq. taken at Haleweton, 20 November, 24 Edward III.
He held no other lands, &c in demesne in the county but those specified in the inquisition, but he held in service:—
Est Norton. A moiety and a third part of a knight’s fee held of Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, by knight’s service.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (9.)
295. JOHN SEGRAVE, DE SEGRAVE or DE SENEGRAVE, knight, of Folkeston, AND MARY HIS DAUGHTER.
Writ to the escheator in Essex after the death of the said John, 18 May, 23 Edward III.
Writ to the same escheator after the death of the said Mary whilst a minor in the king’s wardship, 24 August, 23 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Moerton by virtue of two writs, Thursday after St. Luke, 23 Edward III. (defective).
Moerton. A moiety of the manor (extent given, showing decrease in value of the land), held with the other moiety, which Robert de Bourghcher lately held of the king in chief, by service of finding a horse, price 5s. and a [leather sack], with a skewer (chevili) for attaching the said sack in the king’s army in Wales for forty days.
He died on Wednesday after the Translation of St. Thomas [the Martyr] last [viz. 8 July]; and [had] a daughter and heir called Mary, a minor, aged 15 days, in the king’s wardship, who died on Tuesday after St. Bartholomew last. Nicholas, son of Nicholas de Sandwico, is heir of the said Mary. [John] de Sandwico, married Agnes Daverenges, who was seised of a moiety of the said manor. From the said John and Agnes [descended John and] Nicholas; from the said John son of John, descended the right of the said moiety to Juliana his daughter and heir, who married John de Segrave, and from them descended the right of the said moiety to John de Segrave, their son and heir; from whom the right descended to Mary his daughter and heir, who has died without heir of her body, so that the right reverted to Nicholas de Sandwico, son of the aforesaid John and Agnes, and uncle of Juliana, grandmother of Mary; and from the said Nicholas the right descends to Nicholas de Sandwico, as his son and heir, aged 50 years and more.
Writ after the death of the said John, 17 August, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Canterbury, Saturday after the Assumption, 23 Edward III.
Folkestane. The manor held by the said John, of the king in chief by service of a quarter and a half [a quarter] of a knight’s fee.
He held nothing else in the county.
He died on Wednesday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 23 Edward III. Mary his daughter, aged 15 days, is his heir.
Writ after the death of the said Mary, whilst a minor and in the king’s wardship, 24 August, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Lymmyng, 16 September, 23 Edward III.

Folkestan. The manor, held of the king in chief by service of a quarter and half [a quarter] of a knight’s fee.
She held nothing of others.
She died on Tuesday after St. Bartholomew, 23 Edward III. Nicholas de Sandewico is her kinsman and heir of the manor aforesaid, because one Agnes Daverenges, who was seised thereof married John de Sandwico, and from them issued John and Nicholas: from Agnes the manor descended to John as her son and heir: from him it descended to Juliana, his daughter and heir: she married John de Segrave, and from her the manor descends to John de Segrave, her son and heir: and from him to Mary his daughter and heir, who died without heir of her body, so that the right of the said manor reverted to the said Nicholas de Sandwico, son of the said Agnes and uncle of the said Juliana, grandmother of the said Mary. From the said Nicholas, the right descends to Nicholas de Sandwico, his son and heir, kinsman and heir of the said Mary.
The said Mary had no lands &c. in the county of the inheritance of John de Segrave, her grandfather. The said Nicholas is 40 years of age and more. A pedigree as above is given at the foot.
Writ of amotus, after the death of the said Mary, 1 November, 23 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Lodene, 7 November, 23 Edward III.
Lodene. The manor (extent given), held by Mary daughter of John de Segrave, of the king in chief, by service of a knight’s fee.
John, son of Stephen de Segrave, is her kinsman and heir of the said manor, because John de Segrave, lord of Segrave, had two sons, Stephen and John, which John son of John married Juliana, daughter of John de Sandwyco: from the said John the manor descends to John de Segrave his son and heir; and from him to Mary his daughter and heir, who died without heir of her body; whereby the right of the said manor reverted to the said Stephen, brother of John, husband of Juliana, and uncle of John, father of Mary; and from the said Stephen the right descends to the said John de Segrave, now lord of Segrave, as kinsman and heir of the said Mary, aged 30 years and more.
The said Mary died on 1 September last, as the jurors understand.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (10.)
E. Inq. p.m. File 10. (19.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. Nos. 72, 77. (2.)
296. JOHN DE SEGRAVE, of Folkestane.
KENT. Inq. taken at Canterbury, Tuesday after the Assumption, 23 Edward III.
Folkestane. The manor &c. to the same effect as the above inquisition dated Saturday after the Assumption.
E. Inq. p.m. File 10. (13.)
297. JOHN DE HUNTYNGTON or DE HUNTYNGDON.
Writ, 20 April, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Ealdyng, Wednesday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 23 Edward III.
Ealdyng. A messuage, 24a. arable, 7a. pasture, 10a. pasture for sheep, 1 1/2a. meadow, rents of 21s. 10d. yearly, 4 ploughshares, a ‘styk’ and a half of eels, 2 geese, fowls, &c. and pleas &c. of court, held of the king in chief, service not specified.
He had no other lands &c.
He died on Thursday in Easter week last. Nicholas his son, aged 20 years on the day of St. Gregory last, who lately went to Brittany in the company of Sir Thomas de Daggeworth, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (11.)
298. RICHARD DE WYNCHESTRE.
Writ to Humphrey de Walden, escheator in Essex, 12 July, 23 Edward III.
Endorsed, The execution of this writ, delivered to me by indenture from Humphrey de Walden, late escheator, appears in the inquisition annexed.
ESSEX. Inq. taken before Peter de Boxstede, escheator, at Great Perndon, 20 March 24 Edward III.
Great Perndon. Lands &c. held jointly with Joan his wife, who survives, by the gift of Sir John de Baude, Robert de la Lee and Thomas de la Lee to the said Richard and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, which lands, &c. with 14a. land, which Taillefer de Wynchestre, father of the said Richard, and Elizabeth his wife alienated to Sir William Bonevyle and Walter Spencer in fee simple, are a third part of the manor of Great Perndon. The said third part of the manor is held of the king, as of the honour of Boulogne, by service of a third part of a knight’s fee and by suit at the court of the said honour at Wytham every month and suit at the hundred of Herlawe.
He held no other lands &c.
He died on Friday after the Invention of the Holy Cross last. John, son of the said Richard and Joan, aged 4 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (12.)
299. ROBERT NOWEL.
Writ, 28 April, 23 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Brembre, 16 April (sic), 23 Edward III.
Nothurst. A capital messuage, and 50a. arable worth only 8s. 4d. yearly because they lie in the Weald (in Walda), and are very sterile and often inundated, held of the heir of William Bouet, a minor in the king’s wardship, by service of rendering 4s. 6d. yearly, and doing suit every three weeks at the court of Notham late of William Bouet, in the king’s hand, by reason of the minority of the said heir.
Slagham. Certain tenements worth 8s. yearly held of John de Mowbray by service of rendering 2s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 8 April last, 23 Edward III. John Nowel, his son, aged 24 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (13.)
300. RALPH DE FRESCHEVILL.
Writ, 24 January, 23 Edward III.
DERBY. Inq. (undated).
Palterton. Four messuages, five cottages, 140a. land, 4a. meadow and 3a. wood held in demesne, and three messuages and 50a. land held in service, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Wodethorp. A messuage and 40a. land held of Auker de Frechwill by service of 1d. yearly.
All the messuages are in a ruinous state, and there are no tenants to occupy the land.
He died on St. Bartholomew’s day last. John de Freschevill, his son, aged 11 years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (14.)
301. HUGH DE LOTERYNGTON or DE LUTRYNGTON.
Writ, 16 December, 23 Edward III.
NORTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Northampton, 6 February, 24 Edward III.
Haklington. He held no lands &c. in the county on the day he died of the heir of Laurence de Hastynges, late earl of Pembroke, a minor in the king’s wardship, because, long before his death, he demised to Richard his brother, deceased, and John de Halughton, chaplain, who survives, all the lands &c. which he had in Haklington, to hold to the said Richard and John for their lives, and to the survivor of them.
He died on Thursday after SS. Peter and Paul last. Heir not known.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (15.)
302. ALAN FERTHYNG.
Writ, 21 March, 23 Edward III.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Suthwerk, 12 May, 23 Edward III.
Suthwerk. A messuage with a curtilage, held jointly with Christina, his wife, who survives, to them and their heirs and assigns, of the prior of Bermundeseye, by service of 1d. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 8 March, 23 Edward III. He has no heir because he was a bastard.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (16.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 68.
303. WILLIAM DE HARNHULL, of Rokyng.
Writ to the escheator to enquire how much land the said William held on the day he died &c., 18 January, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Bylsyngton, Monday after Palm Sunday, 23 Edward III.
Newecherche. 4 1/2a. land held of the king in chief by service of rendering 1 1/2d. yearly at the king’s court of Relevet and doing suit at the same court every three weeks; 4a. land held of the abbot of Boxle by service of rendering 6d. yearly; 4a. land held of Thomas atte Capele by service of rendering 8s. yearly; 3a. land held of John de Westbery by service of rendering 3d. yearly; and 16a. land held of Master Nicholas de Sandwico by service of rendering 5s. 2 1/2d. yearly at his court of Bylsyngton.
He died on Thursday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 12 Edward III. John his son, aged 21 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (17.)
304. ALICE, LATE THE WIFE OF JOHN LE HUNTE.
Writ, 24 January, 23 Edward III.
ESSEX. Inq. taken at Branketre, Wednesday after the Purification, 24 Edward III.
Markeshale. The manor (extent given, showing decrease in values), held for her life of the king, as of the honour of Haule, by service of a knight’s fee, with remainder to Arthur, son of Herbert de Markeshale and Ellen his wife, and the heirs of their bodies. Arthur died in the lifetime of the said Alice, and Ellen survives.
She died on 26 June last. Thomas, son of the said Arthur and Ellen, aged 12 years and more, is the heir of the said Alice of the said manor.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (18.)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 82.
305. JOHN LARCHER, of Yapum.
Writ, 26 November, 23 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Pokelyngton, Saturday after St. Hilary, 23 Edward III.
Yapum. A messuage and six bovates of land (extent given, showing decrease in values on account of the mortality of men in those parts this year), held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of a seventh part of a serjeanty, the whole of which is held of the king in chief, as of the crown, by service of finding a man with bow and arrows in the king’s castle of York at his own charges for forty days, if there be war in the county, and by homage.
Joan, late the wife of the said John, is to be dowered from the said tenements.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 25 July last. Thomas Larcher, his son, aged four years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (19.)
306. THOMAS DE PLESYNGHOU, of Skeftlyng.
Writ to the escheator to enquire how much land the said Thomas held on the day he died &c., 26 October, 23 Edward III.
YORK; LIBERTY OF HOLDERNESS. Inq. taken at Esyngton, Wednesday, 25 November, 23 Edward III.
Skeftlyng. A messuage, two tofts, 20a. land, and 16a. meadow held jointly with Maud his wife, who died on 19 September last, to them and the heirs of the said Thomas, of the king in chief, as of the honour of Aumale, which is in the king’s hand, by fealty and by service of rendering 6d. yearly to the king at the manor of Brustwyk.
He died in the month of March, 7 Edward III. John, son of Thomas son of Emma, his kinsman, aged three years, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (20.)
307. MARGERY, LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM DE TYDYNGDEN.
Writ to the escheater to enquire concerning the said Margery, who held certain lands, &c. for her life of the inheritance of John de Tidyngden, by knight’s service, of the archbishopric of Canterbury, which is vacant and in the king’s hand, 14 July, 23 Edward III.
KENT. Inq. taken at Wodenesbergh, Friday, after St. Mary Magdalene, 23 Edward III.
(Unspecified.) A messuage, 26a. arable and 8a. pasture held in dower of the archbishopric of Canterbury, as abovesaid.
2a. land held in gavelkind for her life of Henry Wardedeu by service of rendering 3s. yearly.
Tylmanston. 23s. rent held of the aforesaid archbishopric.
The said messuage, land, pasture, and rent are held of the archbishopric by service of a third part of half a knight’s fee.
She died on Monday after Whitsunday, 23 Edward III. The reversion of the aforesaid tenements belongs to Joan, daughter of Henry Wardedeu, as heir of John de Tydyngden, aged a year and a half.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (21.)
308. MARGERY DE TYDYNGDEN.
Writ (missing).
[KENT.] Memorandum of part of an inquisition (undated).
Tydyngdenne. A messuage, 20a. land, 8a. pasture and 23s. rent.
She died on 3 August, 23 [Edward III]. Joan her daughter is her heir, and under age.
E. Inq. p.m. File 10. (21.)
309. RICHARD DE BRUNNE of Applegarth.
Writ, 28 December, 23 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Pokelyngton, Saturday after St. Hilary, 23 Edward III.
Applegarth. A messuage and four bovates of land held of the king in chief, by the forfeiture of William de Karliolo late an adherent of the Scots the king’s enemies, by homage and by service of a twenty-fourth part of a knight’s fee.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 6 August last. John de Brunne, his son, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (22.)
310. KATHERINE, LATE THE WIFE OF WILLIAM DE MONTE ACUTO, EARL OF SALISBURY.
Writ, 12 May, 23 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. made at Abyndon, 29 June, 23 Edward III.
Crokham. The manor (extent given), including lands of bondmen and customers who have died in this pestilence, which are in the lord’s hands and of no value, held for her life, of the king in chief, by knight’s service, of the inheritance of William, son and heir of the said William, by the king’s grant, she being enfeoffed jointly with the said William her husband, to them and the heirs of the said William.
She died on 23 April last. William, his son and heir, is 21 years of age and more.
Writ, 14 May, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON; ISLE OF WIGHT. Inq. taken at Neuport, Saturday after St. Barnabas, 23 Edward III.
Swayneston and Brighteston. The manors held for her life of the aforesaid inheritance, by the king’s grant, being enfeoffed jointly as abovesaid, of the king in chief, by knight’s service.
Whatyngwell by Swayneston. The hamlet, held of the same inheritance in dower, of the king in chief, as of the honour of the castle of Caresbrok, by knight’s service.
She died on Thursday, the feast of St. George last. Heir as above, aged 20 years at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last.
Writ, 14 May, 23 Edward III.
SOUTHAMPTON. Inq. taken at Christchurch, Thursday after St. Barnabas, 23 Edward III.
Christchurch Twynham, Westovre and Ryngwode. The castle and town of Cristchurch Twynham and the manors of Westovre and Ryngwode, held for her life of the same inheritance, by the king’s gift, being enfeoffed jointly as abovesaid, of the king in chief, by knight’s service.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 14 May, 23 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. taken at Schireborn, Saturday after the Ascension, 23 Edward III.
Blakemore. The hamlet, held for her life, in dower, of the same inheritance, of the king by knight’s service.
Pudultoune. 20l. yearly rent, from the prior of Cristchurch for the manor and hundred of Pudultoune, held in dower of the same inheritance of the king by knight’s service.
Westlolleworth. 13l. 19s. 5d. yearly rent from the abbot of Byndon for the manor of Westlolleworth, similarly held.
Schirborn. The castle with the customary services in the town pertaining thereto, held of the king for her life, of the same inheritance, by the king’s grant.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, Monday after the Ascension, 23 Edward III.
Donyate. The manor, held for her life, of the same inheritance, by the grant of Walkelin, parson of the church of Chedesie and Gilbert, rector of the church of Cothulle, by a fine levied in the king’s court, of the king in chief by knight’s service.
Chedesie. Two parts of the manor, held in dower, of the same inheritance, of the king in chief by knighths service.
Knolle. The manor, similarly held.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (23.)
311. JOHN DE LA GRAVE.
Writ, 1 June, 23 Edward III.
BERKS. Inq. taken at Estbury, 27 July, 23 Edward III.
Estbur(y). A toft, 24a. arable, 1/2a. meadow, 7s. rent, a cottage, the tenant of which is dead in this pestilence, and common of pasture for forty sheep, held of the king in chief by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee.
Isbury. A toft, a small meadow and 8a. arable, held of John atte Leghe by service of 14d. yearly.
Lambourn. A virgate of land containing 25a. held (of whom not stated) by service of 1lb. pepper yearly and by suit of court.
He held no other lands &c.
He died on 6 February last. His sister Joan, wife of Miles de Upton, aged 25 years and more, is his heir.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (24.)
312. JOHN EVENYNG.
Writ, 24 January, 23 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Estbourne, 14 March, 24 Edward III.
Estbourne. Certain tenements, held of the king in chief, by service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee; certain tenements held of lady Elizabeth le Despenser by service of 2s. yearly; and certain tenements held of Henry de Rademelde by service of rendering 8s. yearly.
He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died on 2 October last. Isabel his daughter, married to Geoffrey de Sonynggelegh, was his heir, and of full age: she survived her father 16 days and the said Geoffrey still survives. John, son of the said Geoffrey and Isabel, aged 1 year at Christmas last, is now heir of John Evenyng and of the said Isabel.
C. Edw. III. File 101. (25.)

Footnotes

  • 1. Illegible; supplied from the Calendar printed in 1808.
  • 2. The Exchequer enrolment begins with this statement, which does not occur in the chancery inquisition, otherwise the two are practicall yidentical.
  • 3. Illegible in original supplied from enrolment.
  • 4. According to the Exchequer Inquisition.
  • 5. So given in the Calendar printed in 1808, and still missing.
  • 6. So given in the Calendar printed in 1808, and still missing.