Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 86

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J. E. E. S. Sharp. E. G. Atkinson. J. J. O'Reilly. G. J. Morris. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 86", in Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 9, Edward III, (London, 1916) 43-53. British History Online, accessed June 18, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol9/pp43-53.

Sharp, J. E. E. S.. Atkinson, E. G.. O'Reilly, J. J.. Morris, G. J.. "Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 86", Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem: Volume 9, Edward III, (London, 1916). 43-53. British History Online. Web. 18 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/inquis-post-mortem/vol9/pp43-53.

Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward III, File 86

54. JOHN DE WARENNA, earl of Surrey and Sussex.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
Endorsed by the escheator that the said earl held no lands, &c. in the counties of Essex and Hertford.
MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at the Leper hospital of St. Giles, Thursday after St. Michael, 21 Edward III.
Tybourn. The manor (extent given) held as son and heir of William de Warenna and Joan his wife, to whom and to the heirs of their bodies, Robert de Veer, late earl of Oxford, gave that manor; and by the form of that gift the manor, after the death of William and Joan, and of John and Alesia their children, ought to descend to Richard, now earl of Arundel, son and heir of the said Alesia, and kinsman of the said John; it is held of the earl of Oxford, service not known.
He died on Friday, the feast of SS. Peter and Paul, 21 Edward III. The said Richard, earl of Arundel, aged 30 years and more, is his heir in blood.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. taken at Grantham, Thursday before St. Margaret, 21 Edward III.
Grantham. The manor with the soke (extent given), including 16a. in a place called Quenesdam, 12a. in a place called Holewell, 12a. meadow in Northyng and 6 1/2a. meadow in ‘le Milneholm,’ worth 19s. 6d. for the first crop, but the aftermath (relucrum) of Milneholm and Quenesdam belongs to Walter, son of John le Ferour, rents from all the brewers and butchers in the said town and another rent of 6l. 3s. to be received from the said Walter for lands and tenements, shops, meadows, pastures and aftermaths granted to him by charter of the king and of the said earl, two water-mills with four multures (and) two houses, worth 18l. yearly, beside 32 1/2 quarters of malt which the friars minors of Grantham hold in frank almoin by ancient feoffment, a market every Saturday and two fairs on the feasts of the Ascension and St. Wolfram respectively, and the perquisites of the court baron every three weeks.
Great Paunton within the soke aforesaid. A messuage, 200a. land, 8a. meadow, 22l. 10s. rent of free tenants, 26s. 8d. perquisites of court, pasture, and a place called Estlongdyk with Holmis and Krynglis.
Gunwardby. 4a. land in demesne.
Lundirthorp by Grantham. 54s. 4d. rent and a custom commuted (arentata) at 18s.
Belton. 2d. rent from a forge, a pair of white (albarum) spurs yearly, a pair of spurs from the lord of Dunisthorp and a pair of spurs from the lord of Stoke.
Herierby. A rent commuted at 13s. for summer works.
Belton. A similar rent of 18s.
Honiton. A rent of 5s. yearly, that the men of the town may be quit of toll in the town of Grantham.
Segbrok and Alyngton. 6d. rent yearly, that the men of the said towns may be quit of toll in the town of Grantham.
The earl held the said manor of Grantham, with the soke and all the said lands, rents, &c. which are parcels of the manor, of the king in chief, for life, by service of a knight’s fee and a half.
Staunford. The manor (extent given), including a ruinous castle, a plot of pasture called Swynleys …, a pair of gilt spurs, a pair of white spurs, 10 barbed arrows, a custom called ‘Buchellyeld’ and ‘Wyndoweyeld,’ a several fishery in the river under the castle, a market on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, a fair for three weeks from Mid Lent to Easter, out of which are paid 13s. 4d. yearly to the master of the hospital of St. Lazarus, Burton, a custom called ‘Baxtereyeld,’ levied on all bakers of the said town, and another custom called ‘Breustereyeld,’ levied on all the brewers, held for life of the king in chief, by service of a knight’s fee.
Bradcroft. A water-mill belonging to the castle of Staunford.
He held no other lands, &c. in the county.
Date of death as above. Heir as above aged 28 years.
The king some time ago granted by his charter the reversion of the said manor of Grantham and castle and town of Staunford, to Sir William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, and the heirs male of his body.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
SUSSEX. Inq. taken at Craule, 10 July, 21 Edward III.
Lewes. The castle and town and the manors of Cokefeld, Cleiton, Dychenyng, Mechyng, Peccham, Brighelmeston or Brightelmeston, Rottyngden, Houndeden, Northhese, Rademeld, Kymer, Middelton, Alyngtone, Worthe and Pycoumbe and the towns of Iford, Pydynghowe and Seford, held, jointly with Joan his wife, of the gift of King Edward II, to them and the heirs male of the body of the said earl, with successive remainders to Edmund, earl of Arundell, and Alesia his wife, and to Richard [son of] the said earl of Arundell and Isabel his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and contingent remainder to the right heirs of the said earl of Surrey, held of the king in chief [as parcel of the] earldom of Surrey. The said Joan, a year and more ago, crossed the sea with the king’s licence, her death was suspected, but whether she is surviving or not the jurors know not. The said Edmund and Alesia are dead.
The town of Pydynghowe is a member of the manor of Mechyng.
He died on 30 June, 21 Edward III. Heir as first above.
SURREY. Inq. taken at Cherlewode, 10 July, 21 Edward III.
Reygate. The castle and town and the manors of Dorkyng and Bechesworth, held jointly as above, with remainders as above, &c., of the king in chief, as parcel of the earldom of Surrey.
Bokelonde. Two parts of the manor held as husband and of the right of the said Joan his wife, who held the same in her demesne as of fee by her own acquisition. The said manor is held of Hugh de (sic) Despenser, as parcel of the earldom of Gloucester, by knight’s service.
Wauton. The manor held for life, as of the right and inheritance of John de Brewosa, son and heir of John de Brewosa, a minor and in the king’s wardship by the death of the said earl of Surrey, of the aforesaid Hugh le Despenser by knight’s service.
Suthwerk. A third part of the toll of the town.
Guldeford. A certain part of the toll of the town.
Both held of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Surrey.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at New Salisbury, 29 July, 21 Edward III.
Troubrigg, Wynterborn and Ambresbury. The manors (extents given), held for his life of the king’s grant, who by his charter afterwards granted the said manors to Joan de Baar, wife of the said earl, to hold for her life, if she should survive the said earl; but whether she survives or not the jurors know not.
Aldeborn. The manor (extent given), held jointly with the said Joan his wife, for their lives, by the king’s grant, together with the foreign courts of Troubrygg, Shirrefton, Lokynton and Durle, and the foreign courts and all the foreign fees which belong to the earl of Salisbury and pertain to the said manors.
Boyton. The manor (extent given) held for his life.
He held the said manors of Troubrigg, Wynterborn, Ambresbury and Aldeborn and the said fees of William, son and heir of William de Monteacuto, late earl of Salisbury, by the king’s assignment, who granted the reversions to the said earl of Salisbury and his heirs male, to hold of the king by knight’s service. The said manor of Boyton ought to remain to John, son and heir of John de Breuse, knight, to hold to him and his heirs for ever, of the son of Maurice de Berkelegh, by the accustomed services.
He died on Saturday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last. Heir as above, aged 40 years.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
WILTS. Inq. taken at Wylton, Wednesday the feast of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, 21 Edward III.
Troubrigge, Amberesbur[y], Wynterbourne and Aldebourne. The manors (extents given), with the hundreds of Ambresbur[y] and Alwardebur[y], held of the demise of Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, with the licence of King Edward II, for life, with reversion to the said Thomas or his heirs, of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Salisbury.
Henry, now earl of Lancaster, kinsman of the said Thomas, is heir of the said Thomas and of full age.
Boyton. The manor (extent given), held for life, with remainder to John, son and heir of John de Brewes, knight, and his heirs, of Thomas son of Maurice de Berkele, by the accustomed services.
Date of death and heir as in the last inquisition.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Castelacre, 18 July, 21 Edward III.
Acre. The castle (extent given) with all the fees and advowsons pertaining thereto, held for life, of the king’s gift, with remainder to Richard earl of Arundel and his heirs, to hold of the king by the accustomed services; service not known at present.
Bestone by Runtone. The manor (extent given) held in fee tail of the king, as of the honour of Dover, by knight’s service.
He died on the eve of SS. Peter and Paul last. Heir as last above, of full age.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
NORFOLK. Inq. taken at Gymyngham, 19 July, 21 Edward III.
Gymyngham. The manor (extent given) including a market at Trunch, and the advowsons of the churches of Southreppes, Northreppes, Trymyngham, Munesle, Edyesthorp, Bradefeld, Swathefeld, Beston, Gresham, of the abbey of Marham, and of the churches of Systronde and Aylmerton, pertaining to the said manor, the manors of Beston and Medelwolde, the hundreds of Galhowe and Brothercros, twenty fees and a half and a third part of a knight’s fee in Hunton, Fyngham, Feltewell, Estrudham, Westrudham, Salle, Heydon, Kerdeston, Wode Dallyng, Refpham, Berch, Holweton, Rugham, Fransham, Wetyng, Toftes, Croxton, Gressehale, Lexham, Ensyng, Weshenham, Taverham, Drayton, Swenieton, Alderford, Lynford, Gymeston, Congham, Birkeston, Ingaldesthorp, Stanfeld, Brisele, Bilneye, Tileshale, Westlexham, Skeryng and Hoo, the manor of Thefford and the town, held of the king in chief, by the demise of Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, uncle of Henry, now earl of Lancaster, by a fine levied in the court of King Edward II, with his licence, with reversion, after the death of the said earl of Surrey, to the said earl of Lancaster and his heirs. The manor of Gymyngham is held of the king in free socage by service of a mushroom (campernolle). The said hundreds, knights’ fees and advowsons are held of the king in chief by knight’s service. The manor of Beston (extent given) is held of the honour of Dover by service of two knights’ fees. The manor of Mathelwolde (extent given) including a marsh whose sedges are worth 10l. yearly, a marsh called Radmere, and rents in Methelwolde, Northwolde, Woderysyng, Helgeye and Welles, and pleas, &c. of the courts and leets of Methelwolde, Helgeye and Welles, pertaining to the said [manor] of Methelwolde, is held of the king in free socage by service of a barbed arrow. The manor and town of Theford (extent given) are held of the king in free socage by service of a rose, including a fishery, market and ferry (traverso) with toll, a fair at Santone and customs called ‘travers’ at Brandone and Hunwetonebrigg. The reversion of the said manors, &c. belongs to Henry, now earl of Lancaster, kinsman and heir of the said Thomas, late earl of Lancaster, by virtue of the demise and fine aforesaid.
Date of death Thursday, the eve of SS. Peter and Paul, and heir as last above.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
BUCKINGHAM. Inq. taken at Medmenham, Saturday the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 21 Edward III.
Medmenham. The manor (extent given), including 60a. wood wholly wasted by the said earl, held of the king in chief by petty serjeanty, rendering to the king yearly for suit and ward 6s. by the hands of the sheriff.
He held no more lands, &c. in the bailiwick.
He died on Saturday after SS. Peter and Paul, 21 Edward III. Heir as above, aged 30 years and more.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Somerton, Saturday after St. Peter’s Chains, 21 Edward III. (defaced.)
Hengstrygg and Cherleton Caunvylle. The manors (extents given), including parks called Estpark and Westpark and a wood called ‘Inwode’ in Henstrygg, held of the honour of King’s Cammel, by service of a knight’s fee, for his life by the king’s grant, jointly with Joan de Baar, his wife, but whether she survives or not is not known; the reversion whereof belongs to William de Monte Acuto, son and heir of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, by the king’s gift.
He died on Saturday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist last. Heir as above, aged 30 years and more.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
YORK. Inq. taken at Conyngesburgh, Wednesday the feast of St. James, 21 Edward III.
Conyngesburgh. The castle and manor (extent given), held for his life, of the grant of King Edward II, with reversion to the king and his heirs, including a close called ‘le Impeyerd,’ with the ditches of the castle, a pond by the castle in which there is no fishery, a ferry across the river Done under the said castle, a park with deer called the Hay of Conyngesburgh, where there is no pannage because there are no oaks, rents of freemen of 12d. yearly for a quarter of salt and of 6s. and 26s. for ‘takswyn,’ and a profit of 3s. yearly for digging clay for making clay pots. The said castle and manor and the castle and manor of Sandale with Wakefeld are held of the king in chief as of the crown by service of two knights’ fees.
Donecastre. The manor and town (extent given) including a room for holding courts, together with the advowson of the church of Rosyngton, held of the grant of Peter de Malo Lacu ‘le quart,’ who still survives, with remainder to Peter de Malo Lacu ‘le quynt,’ who still survives, and Margaret his wife and the heirs of their bodies, by a fine levied in the king’s court with the king’s licence.
He held no other lands, &c. in the lordships of Conyngesburgh and Donecastre.
He died on Saturday the feast of the Commemoration of St. Paul last. Heir not given.
YORK. Inq. taken at Wakefelde, Thursday the morrow of St. James, 21 Edward III (defaced).
Sandale. The castle and manor and the town of Wakefeld (extents given), with their underwritten members, held for his life, of the grant of King Edward II, with reversion to the king and his heirs. The said earl, after he had such estate, gave by his charter, long before his death, to John de Bruosa, deceased, the manor of Sourby with the park of Hairekedon and all Sourbishire, viz. Sourby, Warlubby and Skamanden, together with all Holmfrethe, which are parcels of the said manor of Sandale, to hold to the said John de Bruosa and his heirs for ever, by confirmation of the present king; which John was for two years before his death peacefully seised of the said manor of Sourby and the park and of Sourbyshire and Holmfrith, and after his death the said earl entered upon the same, but by what warrant or right the jurors know not, and he died seised thereof.
Members of Sandale:—
Alverthorp, Stanley, Thornes, Ossett, Hiprum, Sourby with Sourbyshire and the park of Airkeden, Horbury, Rastrik, Holmfrith, Warlubbey and Skamanden (extents given).
The castle and manor of Sandale and the town of Wakefeld, with their said members, together with the castle and manor of Conyngesburgh, are held of the king in chief by service of two knights’ fees.
He held no other lands, &c. within the lordships of Sandale and Wakefeld.
He died on Saturday the feast of the Commemoration of St. Paul. Heir not known.
[YORK.] Inq. taken at Haytfeld … (fragment).
… John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, held for his life … lands, &c. in Thorne and Fysshelak …
[ (fn. 1) Hatfeld. The manor (extent given) with members.
Fishlake. The manor.
Went. A fishery in the water.
Donsthorp.
Newenge.
Steinford. The manor with Braythaite.
Muscroft. The hamlet.
Bramwith. A fishery in the water.
Esshefeld Park and lands and rent in Brampton, Doncastre, Sandale, Barneby and Sterethorp.]
Writ concerning the lands, &c. which the said earl held for his life, of the inheritance of Henry, earl of Lancaster, 15 July, 21 Edward III.
DORSET. Inq. made at Blaneford on Saturday after St. James the Apostle, 21 Edward III (defective).
Shapwyk. The manor (extent given), including a wood called Hullewode, held for his life by the demise of Thomas, late earl of [Lancaster], with remainder to the said earl and his heirs, [by] knight’s service, as parcel of the honour of Leicester. [Henry] now earl of Lancaster, is kinsman and heir of the said Thomas, and of full age.
The said John died on Saturday after the Nativity [of St. John the Baptist] last. Richard, earl of Arundell, aged 30 years and more, is his heir.
DORSET. Inq. made at Blaneford on Tuesday before St. Peter’s Chains, 21 Edward III.
Caneford. The manor (extent given), including parks called ‘Leye park,’ ‘Caneford park’ and ‘Knyghton park,’ a wood called ‘le Orchard,’ a water-mill at Stratford, a hundred called Cokedene, and a custom at ‘la Poule’ worth 40s. yearly, held for his life of the king’s grant, as parcel of the earldom of Salisbury jointly with Joan de Baar his wife, but whether she survives or not the jurors know not; the reversion belongs to William de Monte Acuto, son and heir of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, by the king’s grant. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight’s service; and the reversion came to the king’s hand by the forfeiture of Hugh le Despenser to whom it belonged. The manor is charged with 6qrs. of salt yearly to the Carthusian priory of Wytham, and 8qrs. of salt to the priory of Brymmore.
Date of death and heir as last above.
Mandate under the privy seal to Master John de Offord, dean of Lincoln, chancellor, to deliver to Joan de Bar, late the wife of the said John de Warenne, late earl of Surrey, the lands of her dower and those whereof she is jointly enfeoffed.—Caleys, 17 August, 21 Edward III. (French.)
Memorandum that on the quinzaine of St. Michael in this year [21 Edward III] there came into the king’s chancery at Westminster Richard de Stafford, knight, Peter de Gildesburgh and John de Clone, attorneys, on behalf of the king and of Edward prince of Wales and of Joan de Bare; countess of Surrey, and Simon Symeon and Richard de la [Pole], on behalf of Henry earl of Lancaster, for certain disputes and claims regarding certain lands delivered to the said countess after the death of John de Warenna, late earl of Surrey, made by the said earl of Lancaster by process in the said chancery; and with the assent of all the said attorneys the business was adjourned in its present state until the morrow of All Souls next, so that if the said prince’s counsel should come into the chancery on that day the said business shall proceed in due form, and if he should not come the business should be further adjourned until another fitting day, on which counsel for both sides could meet in the said chancery; on which morrow there came Roger Hillary, Peter de Gildesbourgh and John de Clone, on behalf of the king and prince, and Richard de Wylughby, on behalf of the said earl of Lancaster, and with their assent the business was adjourned in its present state until the octave of St. Hilary.
Writ (ad melius inquirendum) to the escheator in co. Lincoln, because in the former inquisition taken by him no mention is made of the estate which the said earl of Surrey had in the messuage, &c. in Great Paunton.—20 September, 21 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Great Paunton … Inq. … (illegible).
Commission of plenius certiorari to Thomas de Haukeston, William de Estfeld the elder, William de Nesfeld and John de Castelford, the king having been given to understand that the said earl of Surrey alienated to divers men in fee a great part of the demesne lands and lands of bondmen in the manors of Conyngesburgh, Haytfeld, Sandale, Wakefeld, Thorne, Fisshelak and Sourebyshire, which the said earl held for his life, and which after his death came to the king’s hands; and many of the said bondmen he bought out from their servitude and freed them, and used for his own profit (appruavit) many wastes in the said manors, without the king’s licence, to the prejudice and danger of disherison, of the king and Edmund de Langele his son, to whom the king has lately granted all the manors, lands, &c. which belonged to the said earl beyond Trent. The sheriff has been commanded to provide jurors at such days and places as the commissioners shall appoint, 6 February, 22 Edward III.
[YORK.] Certificate sent into chancery on inquisitions taken before Thomas de Haukeston and his associates, assigned by the king to enquire touching the lands alienated by the said earl of Surrey. (Undated and much defaced.)
Inquisition taken at Wakefeld.
Connysbourgh. The said earl by his charter gave to Gilbert atte Sond of Dorkyng and his heirs, after King Edward II enfeoffed the said earl of the manors contained in the above writ, a messuage and a bovate of land in Braithewell, which were of the demesne land of the manor of Connysbourgh, rendering yearly for the same 4s. 9d.; he also similarly alienated in fee a plot of land and a wood containing 20a. in Dalton pertaining to the manor, rendering yearly for the same 10s.; 60a. land and pasture in the Hay of Connysbourgh, of demesne lands there, rendering 4d. yearly per acre, whereof John Cressy holds 33a., John de Eland, knight, 18a., and the aforesaid Gilbert, 9a.; he also alienated 12a. land and pasture in the said hay to Walter Bateman, who now holds them, rendering as above; to Roger Saleman a plot of land and pasture, containing 60a., whereof William Vescy holds in fee 41a. by feoffment of the said Roger and Edmund Testard holds 19a.; to Ranulph de Connysbourgh 136a. land and pasture, rendering as above, which Master Alan de Connysbourg now holds; to William Vescy 30a. land, who now holds them, rendering as above; 102a. land to Hugh de Tuthill, who now holds them, rendering as above; to one John Nelson, a bondman of the said manor, a messuage and two bovates of land in Mikilbreng, which the same John held in bondage of the said manor, rendering 11s. yearly, and doing suit at the court of Connysbourgh every three weeks, and also suit at the mill there, who now holds the same; and four messuages, 1 bovate 17a. 1/2r. of bond land (terre native) and 3a. waste to Alan Vescy, who now holds them, rendering 16s. yearly and making two appearances yearly at the court of Connysbourgh.
Haitfeld. He similarly alienated 28a. of the demesne lands of the manor and 10a. land, which came sometime into the hands of King Edward II as escheat after the death of Katherine Valour because she was a bastard and died without heir of herself, to John de Donecastre, who now holds it and renders 12d. yearly per acre; to Sir Richard de Thorne, chaplain, ….. pasture, rendering 6d. yearly per acre, who now holds the same; 40a. land to John de Wormelay, who now holds them and renders 6d. yearly per acre; 60a. land to John de Donecastre of Haitfeld, who now holds them and renders 6d. yearly per acre; 14a. land to John Trulove, who now holds them and renders 6d. yearly per acre; 40a. land and moor in the park of Haitfeld to Sir Richard de Thorne, who now holds them and renders for every acre 4d. yearly; 18a. 2r. in the same park to John de Wormelay, who now holds them and renders 4d. yearly per acre; 80a. of land and moor to Richard de Eslington, who now holds them, rendering as above; 11a. of land and moor in the said park to John, son of Peter de Steyneford, who now holds them; 44a. 1r. in Haitfeld to Richard Martyn, who now holds them and renders yearly 16s. 10d., whereof 36a. 3/4r. were sometime of the lands of the bondmen of the said manor and the residue waste; to Adam de Strichelay 1a. 1/2r. land, rendering nothing yearly for the same; 5a. meadow to Robert Warenar, who now holds them and renders 6d. per acre yearly; 98 1/2a. 1/4r. land, of the waste of the said manor, to John de Wormelay, who [now] holds them and renders per acre …; 66a. land and meadow, of the waste, to Alan de la Chaumbre, who now holds them and renders …; 22a. of waste in Heytfeld and Steinford to John Clerk of Haitfeld, who now holds them and renders …; to Walter del Chaumbre 18a. of land, of the waste in Haitfeld, and he renders … and now holds the said land; 26a. land, of waste, to John Diotson of …; 43a. land and meadow of the waste to Henry Lardiner, who now holds them and renders per acre 4d. yearly; a messuage in Haitfeld to Walter del Chaumbre, who now holds it, rendering for the same 1 1/2d. yearly, which messuage sometime belonged to the bondage land; 2a. 1/2r. of the lord’s waste to John Truluf of Haitfeld, who now holds them and renders 4d. yearly per acre; and 40a. of the waste there to John de Briseley, who now holds them and renders the same.
Steynford. He similarly alienated 14a. land of the demesne lands of the manor, which is parcel of the manor of Haitfeld, to Robert Chivalre, who now holds the same, rendering 4d. an acre yearly; 10a. of the same to Sayer de Kendal, who now holds them, rendering as above; a messuage which was of the bondage land to Robert Chivalre of Steinford, who renders yearly . . d.; 12 1/2a. of waste to the same Robert, who now holds them, rendering as above; 20a. of land, meadow and moor there and in Thorne, as well of bondland as of waste, to one John son of Peter of Steinford, a bondman of the manor, who now holds them freed of his servitude by virtue of his charter, rendering as above; 28a. 3 1/2r. of the waste to John Truluf, 7a. 1r. to Sir Richard de Thorne and 2a. to Thomas Cok of Steinford, who now hold them, and render as above; 14a. land of the waste to one Thomas Pepir, rendering as above, and the heirs of Sir Hugh de Hasting now hold the same; to Sir John de H[aitfeld?] late rector of the church of Haitfeld, 43a. 1r. of land and meadow of the waste, rendering as above, and Adam, abbot of Roche, now rector of the said church, holds them at present.
Fisshelak. He similarly alienated 222a. of land and meadow of the demesne lands to Sir John de Wynkefeld, knight, rendering a rose yearly, who alienated the same to William de Notton, now the tenant of the same; 224a. of land and meadow of the waste to Sir William de Warenna, knight, who now holds them, rendering 1d. an acre yearly; to Alan de Warrewik 50a. of the waste for 4d. an acre yearly; to Richard Broun 10a. of the same waste for 4d. an acre yearly, and the said Sir William now holds the whole 60a.; to Thomas Pepir 10a. land of the waste for 4d. an acre yearly, and the heirs of Sir Hugh de Hasting now hold that land; . . a. 1r. land to John de Wormelay, 26a. to Richard de Eslington and 10a. to Jordan de Wodhous of the said waste, who now hold the same, rendering as above; 12a. land of the waste to William Baydok of Fischelak, 25a. to William del Croft, chaplain, and 16a. 3r. to Sir Richard de Thorne, chaplain, who now hold those lands, rendering as above; to Richard Broun of Fischelak and Cicely his wife two messuages and 76a. land, meadow and moor in Fischelak and Thorne, as well of bond lands as of waste, rendering as above.
Thorne. He similarly alienated 28a. 1/2r. land and meadow, 3 1/2a. 1/2r. moor and three parts of a messuage in Thorne and Haitfeld, with a fishery in the water of Don, to Richard Palmere, who now holds them, rendering 14s. yearly, whereof the 28a. 1/2r., with the fishery, were sometime of the bond land of the manor of Thorne and the residue …; 30a. land and moor of the waste to Sir William de Warenna, knight, who now holds them, rendering 4d. an acre yearly; a messuage in Thorne and 29a. land and meadow in Stainford and Fisshelak, whereof the said messuage was of the bond land, and the said land and meadow was of the waste, to Thomas Pepir, rendering as above, and for the said messuage 10d., and the heirs of Sir Hugh de Hasting now hold the same; three messuages, 48a. 1r. land and meadow and 4a. 1/2r. moor to Sir Richard de Thorne, chaplain, who now holds the same, rendering yearly 22s. 1/4d., whereof 12 1/2a. land and meadow were sometime of the bond land, and the residue of the waste; 18a. land of the waste to John de Lystowe, who now holds them, rendering 4d. an acre yearly; to the abbot of Selby 800a. of wood, pasture and moor lying between the chapel of Heys and a place called ‘Titelwylgh’ in Ravenesbouegh(?), and they say that afterwards the abbot brought an assize of novel disseisin against the earl and a jury confirmed the grant.
Wakefeld. He similarly also alienated to Sir William de Skargil, knight, 46a. land of the demesne lands, rendering 4d. an acre yearly, and every acre is worth besides 6d. yearly, which lands William Wright of Wakefeld and Richard Vescy of Staneley hold now; to the said Sir William 14a. land of the demesne lands, rendering yearly as above, whereof Warinus de Skarkill, knight, now holds 9a. and William Cussing of Wakefeld 5a.; to the said Sir William 80a. land of the demesne lands of Dewysbiry which is parcel of the manor of Wakefeld, rendering as above, and every acre is worth besides 2d. yearly, and Roger de Holme now holds the same; 40a. land of the demesne lands to Sir Simon de Balderston, rector of the church of Dewysbiry, who now holds them, rendering as above, and every acre is worth besides 2d. yearly; and one James Lynet lately held of the said earl a carucate of land in a hamlet called Lupset in Stanelay, rendering 43s. yearly, which rent the said earl quit-claimed to one Maud de Nerford, tenant of the said carucate of land by the enfeoffment of the said James, and one William de Halessted now holds the said carucate. The said earl also alienated to the said Maud de Nerford a meadow called ‘[Nun?]pilionholme,’ containing 6a., which was of the demesne of the manor of Sandale, rendering nothing for it yearly, and William de Halsted now holds the said meadow; to Thomas Aleyn of Wakefeld three messuages and four bovates and a half of land in Horbiry, which is parcel of the manor of Wakefeld, of its bond lands, rendering 27s. yearly, and the said William de Halsted now holds the same; 9a. meadow of the demesne lands of Horbiry, worth 18d. an acre yearly, to Thomas Aleyn of Wakefeld, who now holds them, rent not known; to Robert Fourbour two bovates 1a. of bond land and 21 1/2a. land called ‘Rodelond,’ held by court roll, rendering a rose yearly during the said earl’s life, and after his death, for every acre 4d.; to William Cussyng 25a. of bond land in Wakefeld and Stanelay, and he now holds them, rendering yearly 6s. 8d.; and to Hugh Tuthill 30a. land of the waste in Sourbichire, rendering 6d. an acre yearly, and Adam de Ekfletburgh now holds the same.
C. Edw. III. File 86.
55. JOHN DE WARRENNA, LATE EARL OF SURREY.
Writ, 2 July, 21 Edward III.
LINCOLN. Inq. Thursday before St. Margaret, 21 Edward III.
Grantham, &c. To the same effect as in the chancery inquisition of same date.
LINCOLN. Inq. Friday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 21 Edward III.
Staunford, &c. To the same effect as in the chancery inquisition of Thursday before St. Margaret, with a memorandum that the mills of Bradecroft are in Rutland and are not parcel of the appurtenances of the town of Staunford.
E. Inq. p.m. File 10. (2.)

Footnotes

  • 1. So given in the Calendar printed in 1808 but now missing.