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WILLIAM SON OF JOHN DE IPSTONES, KNIGHT
205
Writ 6 Feb. 1400.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Rothwell 15 March
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service 3 messuages and 3 virgates in Weston by Welland, annual value 40s. He died in London on 17 Oct. 1399. His daughters Christina and Alice, aged 6 years and 2 years, are next heirs.
206
Writ 6 Feb. 1400.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Stafford 1 May
He held the manor of Cresswell by Tillington jointly with Maud his wife, who survives him, by a grant to them and their heirs by Robert de More and William Deye, chaplains. It is held of Thomas de Eyton, service unknown, annual value 100s. He died on 15 Oct. Christina and Alice his daughters and heirs are aged 6 years and more and 3 years and more.
C 137/14, no. 53


ELEANOR WIDOW OF GILES DAUBENEY, KNIGHT
207
Writ 8 Aug. 1400.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 12 Aug
She held a third part of the manor of Kempston, jointly enfeoffed with Giles her husband in fee tail to them and the heirs of their bodies, by a grant made with the king’s licence from John de Galmyngton, clerk, and John Mauleverer. It is held of the king in chief by knight service of the honour of Huntingdon, annual value £20. She died on 6 Aug. last. Giles Daubeney, knight, son of Giles and Eleanor, his heir, is aged 28 years and more.
208
Writ 8 Aug. 1400.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark 21 Aug
She held for life in dower of the inheritance of Giles Daubeney, knight, son and heir of Giles, a third part of half a pasture called ‘le Southdike’ by Broadholme and a third part of a wood there called ‘Southehallewode’ as part of the manor of South Ingleby. They are held of Lord de Roos by knight service of the castle of Belvoir, annual value of the pasture 13s., and of the wood nil beyond its upkeep because there is no underwood. She died on 6 Aug. last.
209
Writ 8 Aug. 1400.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Saxilby 31 Aug
She held in dower a third part of the manor of Ingleby of the inheritance of Giles Daubeney, knight, the son. It is held of the Lord de Roos of his castle of Belvoir by knight service, annual value £6. Date of death as above.
210
Writ 8 Aug. 1400.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilminster 18 Aug
She held in dower of the king in chief by knight service, of the inheritance of Giles Daubeney, knight, the son, 2 messuages, 2 gardens, half a dovecot, 51 a. arable, 16 a. meadow, 20 a. underwood, a third part of a copse, 5 a. pasture and £49 12s. rent in South Petherton, Barrington, Southarp and Chillington, annual value apart from the rent 117s.10d. Date of death as above.
211
Writ 8 Aug. 1400.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Lostwithiel 3 Sept
She held in dower of the inheritance of Giles Daubeney, knight, the son, a third part of the manor of Fawton, of the prince as duke of Cornwall in chief of his castle of Launceston by knight service, as a third part of half a fee, annual value £8. Date of death as above.
C 137/14, no. 54
E 149/72, no. 3


EMMA WIFE OF RICHARD CRAUCESTRE
212
Writ 30 May 1400.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth 23 June
She held in her demesne as of fee: Dilston, the manor with the advowson of the chantry of St. Mary Magdalen there, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks. Corbridge, 1 messuage and 80 a., of the king in petty serjeanty by a yearly rent of 10s. payable through the sheriff, annual value 40s.; and 1 burgage there of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, in socage. It is of no value, being burnt and destroyed by the Scots. She died on 21 May last. William Gray, son of William Gray deceased, her son, is next heir, aged 6 years and more. The lands are in the hands of her husband, Richard Crawcestre, by the courtesy of England.
C 137/14, no. 55


THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF THOMAS MAUNDEVILLE, KNIGHT
213
Writ 18 Aug. 1400.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 3 Sept
The manor of Elmstead came into the king’s hands by the death of Thomas Maundeville, knight, and because of the minority of Thomas his son, likewise deceased, and so remains. It is held of the king of the honour of Rayleigh, service unknown, annual value £19 11s. Thomas Maundeville, knight, once held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Stapleford Tawney with the advowson, and granted it to Thomas Lampet for life for an annual rent of £20 payable at Easter and Michaelmas. This rent is similarly in the king’s hands. The manor is held of the same honour, service unknown. The manors of Black Notley, Broomfield and Chatham, owing to the same death and minority, came into the hands of the countess of Hereford of whom they are held, services unknown, annual values £10 13s.4d., £12 and £9 6s.8d. He died on 6 Aug. last. Joan wife of John Barry and Alice wife of Helmyng Leget his sisters and heirs are of full age, both 22 years and more.
214
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Bishop’s Stortford 26 Aug 1400
Nothing came into the king’s hands owing to the death of Thomas Maundeville, knight, and the minority of Thomas his heir, but the manor of Eastwick with the advowson came into the hands of the countess of Kent, being held of her, service unknown, annual value £10. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 137/14, no. 56
E 152/347


CHRISTINA KENTCOMBE
215
Writ 30 Oct. 1399.
DORSET. Inquisition. Dorchester 28 Feb 1400
She held for life jointly with John Kentcombe, her late husband: Lower Kingcombe, 1 messuage, 31 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of Humphrey de Stafford, knight, in right of Elizabeth his wife, by knight service, annual value 2 marks. Toller Porcorum, 1 messuage, 1 watermill, 1 carucate and 40s. rent, of John Lyle, knight, by knight service, annual value with the rent 100s. They were held by the grant of Guy de Briane, knight, senior, deceased, with reversion to himself and his heirs. Guy is dead, and they should descend to Philippa wife of Henry Lescrop, knight, and Elizabeth wife of Robert son of John Lovell, knight, as grand-daughters and heirs, that is daughters of Guy de Briane, son of Guy senior, knight. Philippa is aged 21 years and more. Elizabeth, in the king’s ward on account of other lands and tenements, is aged 16. Christina was a bastard and died without heirs of her body on 31 Dec. last. John Elys held the lands and took the profits from her death until Christmas last, title unknown.
Writ to the escheator, reciting the above findings and ordering him to make division between Philippa and Elizabeth in the presence of Robert, son of John Lovell, and Elizabeth his wife, or their attornies, retaining Elizabeth’s portion in the king’s hands. 28 May 1401.
C 137/14, no. 57
E 149/74, no. 21


JOHN WARRE
216
Writ 23 Dec. 1399.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bedminster 20 May 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as of the castle of Bristol, 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Knowle, by a rent of 4s. payable at the castle, annual value 20s. He died on 5 Oct. 1340. Simon Warre, son of William brother of John, is heir, aged 36 years and more. After the death of John they were held by one Robert Gyene, who intruded without title, until they were taken into the king’s hands with other premises for his debts to Edward III; and they are still in the king’s hands.
C 137/14, no. 58


THOMAS BLOUNT, KNIGHT
217
Writ 18 Feb. 1400.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Southampton 28 March
He held in the right of Joan his wife: Battramsley, 28s. rent, of the king in chief by a rent of 10s. at the manor of Lyndhurst. Pilley, 13s. rent, of the king in chief of the same manor, service unknown. Brookley, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of John Wroth, knight, by a rent of 1d., annual value 2 marks. Crowe, 15s. rent, by a rent of 10s. at the manor of Ringwood. Wallop, 1 messuage and half a carucate, of John Denham by a rent of 20s., annual value 40s. He died on 12 Jan. Hugh his brother and heir is aged 30 years and more.
218
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 26 Feb 1400
He held in the right of Joan his wife: Laverstock, 1 messuage, 40 a. arable and 8 a. meadow, of the king by the service of 4 catapults yearly at Michaelmas, annual value 13s.4d.; the manor, of the abbess of Wilton at fee farm by a rent of £10, annual value 40s.; and 1 dovecot, 3 tofts, 8 a. and 1 fulling mill, of the prior of Ivychurch by a rent of 16s.8d., annual value 20s. Woodfalls, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of the bishop of Winchester by a rent of 2s., annual value 40s. Bathampton, Rolleston and Wylye, £10 rent, of the abbess of Wilton, service unknown. Salisbury, £4 rent, of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above. His wife survives him.
C 137/14, no. 59


ROBERT CHYRCHE
219
Writ 8 April 1400.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chipping Ongar 22 June
He held in his demesne as of fee half a messuage, 240 a. arable, meadow, pasture and wood and 13s.4d. rent in Great Parndon, formerly of John Chirche, his father, deceased. The half messuage, 60 a. and half the rent are held of the king in chief of the honour of Boulogne by suit at the court of the honour every three weeks; the rest is held of the countess of Hereford and of the abbot of Beeleigh, services unknown, annual value 43s.4d. He died on 7 April last. Joan daughter of John Chirche, wife of Richard Maister, his sister and heir, is aged 32 years and more.
C 137/14, no. 60


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF RALPH TYLE
220
Writ 8 Nov. 1399.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chipping Ongar 18 Nov
Owing to the death of Ralph Tyne who held by the courtesy of England in the right of Alice, formerly his wife, and on account of the minority of his son and heir John, 1 messuage, 270 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 40 a. wood and 100s. rent in Little Laver and Fyfield, and a rent of 17 capons at the feast of St. Stephen were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the king’s hands. Forty of the 270 a. and 40 a. wood are held of the king in chief, service unknown; 40 a. are held of the abbot of Waltham Holy Cross by a rent of 9s.8d. payable at Easter and Michaelmas by equal parts; the messuage and the rest are held of Maud FitzRichard by a rent of 17s.6d. payable similarly; total annual value £10 4s.4d. John son of Ralph died on 4 Nov. last. Thomas Enefeld is next heir, being uncle of Alice, formerly wife of Ralph, and aged 40 years and more.
C 137/14, no. 61
E 152/353


ROBERT GREY OF ROTHERFIELD, KNIGHT
221
Writ, for fees, 10 Feb. 1400.
YORK. Inquisition. Bedale 1 June
He held in fee and in right: Linton in Craven, the advowson, annual value 10 marks. Bedale and Melsonby, half the advowsons in turn with Miles de Stapilton, knight, co-parcener of Robert, who holds the other halves, annual values £40 and £10. Bedale, Aiskew, Cowling, Firby, Burrill, Mesonby, North Cowton, South Cowton, Scorton, Morton, Ovington, Dalton, Didderston, Preston under Scar, Uckerby, Great Langton, Hesselton, Leeming, Hunderthwaite, Briscoe, Askham Bryan, and elsewhere in the liberty of Richmond, 2 1/4 knight’s fees, worth annually when a vacancy occurs 5s. Stillingfleet, Moreby and Dringhoe, 1 fee, 12d. Upton, 1/2 fee, 6d.
C 137/14, no. 62, mm.3, 4


RICHARD GREY, KNIGHT
222
Writ 17 April 1400. [Writs had been issued on 5 Dec. 1399, CFR 1399–1405, P.77].
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coventry 19 Feb 1400
He held the manor of Olton in the lordship of Solihull for life by the grant of Robert Grey of Rotherfield, knight, his father, with remainder to the heirs of Robert. It is held of John Dodyngselles, knight, in chief of the barony of Itchington by knight service, annual value £10. He died on 9 Dec. 1399. Joan wife of John Deyncourt, knight, daughter of Robert Grey of Rotherfield, is heir, aged 13 years and more.
C 137/14, no. 62, mm.1, 2


ROGER UNDERWODE
223
Writ 2 July 1400.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Billericay 15 Sept
He held on the day of his outlawry for felony 5 a. in Great Burstead in right of Joan his wife, also deceased. They were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the king’s hands. They are held of the abbot of Stratford by a rent of 3d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas; annual value 13s.4d. He died on 31 Oct. 1396. Laura, now the wife of Richard Bregge, daughter and heir of Joan, is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/15, no. 63


JOHN MARTYN OF PETWORTH
224
Writ 12 May 1400.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Petworth 17 Sept
Owing to the madness of John Martyn, 2 messuages, 12 1/2 a. 1 rood of meadow in Petworth came into and remain in the king’s hands. They are held of John Mot of his manor of Burton by the rent of a red rose at Midsummer; annual value 9s. He died on 28 April 1394. Idonea Martyn, wife of Richard Ratford, Joan Martyn, wife of John Shepehierd, Rose Martyn and Alice Martyn are next heirs, aged 50, 46, 44 and 40 years.
C 137/15, no. 64


EDWARD TREGOOS
225
Writ 23 Aug. 1400.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Pulborough 26 Aug
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Goring with its members of Highdown, Dedisham, East Preston and Walderton, of the prince of Wales of the honour of Wallingford by knight service, annual value 50 marks. He also held the manors of Wiggenholt, Barkham, Ham and Greatham, and lands in Parham and Cootham, but of whom and by what service is unknown. The annual values are 100s., 100s., 50s., 100s., and 2 marks. He died on 4 Aug. last. John Tregos is his uncle and heir, being the son of Henry, father of Robert, father of Edward, and aged 30 years and more.
226
SUSSEX. Two more inquisitions of the same place and date, with all details as above, but with different jurors.
227
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Goring 27 Aug
All other details as above.
228
SUSSEX. Two more inquisitions of the same place and date, with all details as above, but with different jurors.
229
Writ, plenius certiorari, because his status in the lands was not stated, 4 Sept. 1400.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Wiggenholt 10 Sept
He held in his demesne as of fee: Wiggenholt, the manor, of the bailiff of Warminghurst in socage of the manor of Ecclesden by the service of attending the court of the bailiwick every 3 weeks. Barkham, Ham and Greatham, the manors, and lands and tenements in Cootham, of the earl of Arundel by knight service. Parham, various lands and tenements, part of the manor of Goring, of the prince of Wales of the honour of Wallingford by knight service.
C 137/15, no. 65


ISABEL WIFE OF NICHOLAS RUGGELEY
230
Writ 8 Nov. 1399
She held in her demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Cannock, the king’s bailiwick of Cheslyn Hay and another bailiwick called ‘Truwynnesbayly’ in the forest of Cannock, all of the king in chief by a rent of 20d. payable at Michaelmas by the sheriff, annual value 13s.4d. She died on 28 Oct. last. John Salwey, her son and heir, is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/15, no. 66


THOMAS SON OF THOMAS CHARLTON OF APLEY
231
CIPMCIPMCCR 1402–5
He also held the manor of Great Wytheford. One half has an annual value of 10 marks, and the other half is held of the earl of Arundel. These lands were held by Thomas the father when he died. After his death the custody of his lands and the marriage without disparagement of his heir, the younger Thomas Charleton, were granted, for a payment of £50, to John de Harleston, clerk, Thomas de Overton, clerk, and John Bonette [CPR 1381–5, p.484, 22 June 1388], to the use of Richard earl of Arundel until the full age of the heir, or of the next heir if he died under age, and so from heir to heir. They held them from the death of the elder Thomas until 15 Feb. 1389 to the use of the earl. Then they sold the custody of the lands and marriage of the heir to John de Knightley, and so they remain in the king’s hands in the keeping of the said John de Knightley. Thomas de Charlton the father long before he died granted by his indenture to John Attewode, knight, the manor of Apley; one quarter of the manor of Preston on the Weald Moors; 4 messuages, 1 toft, 60 a. arable and 10 a. meadow in Wellington; 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Wappenshall; 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Kinnersley; and 1 carucate in Haughton and Trilwardyn; to hold to himself for life and to his executors for one year after his death. He died on 20 Nov. 1391. After one year they came into the king’s hands owing to the minority of Thomas the son, and the king by letters patent dated 8 Feb. 1392 [CPR 1391–6, pp.23–4] granted them all to John Knyghteley from the end of the executors’ year during the minority of the heir, on payment of 32 marks. They are still held by him of Hugh Burnell, service unknown, annual value 100s. Thomas Charlton the younger died on 31 Jan. 1399. Helen his sister and Thomas son of Anne, another sister, were next heirs. Helen was aged 12 years. She died on 3 July 1400. Thomas son of Anne is next heir, aged 5 years.
C 137/15, no. 67


RICHARD DE KYRKBRYDE, KNIGHT
232
Writ, plenius certiorari, as it was found by inquisition under Richard II [CIPM XVII, no. 1174] that he held a third part of the lordship of Kirklinton with other premises in Kirkandrews and Inglewood, and also jointly with his wife Agnes in Dockray, Wigton etc., but his status and other details were not given. 18 Feb. 1400.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle 20 March
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: Kirklinton, a third part of the lordship, by a cornage rent of 16s.3/4d., annual value 20s. Kirkandrews, 4 messuages and 200 a. by a cornage rent of 13s., annual value 40s. Braithwaite, a purpresture or encroachment so called in the forest of Inglewood, by a rent of 106s.8d. payable through the warden of the forest, annual value 40s. To himself, Agnes his wife and the heirs male of their bodies, by a grant of John de Curwen, vicar of Bromfield, and John de Aykenhed, rector of Moresby, he held half the manor of Kirkbride of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, of his manor of Wigton by a cornage rent of 4s., annual value 100s.; and in Anthorn, 2 messuages, 20 a., 1 cottage and 26s.8d. rent of Nicholas Whitrig of his manor of Whitrigg by a cornage rent of 5d., annual value 26s.8d. With Joan his first wife, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, by a grant of Adam de Crosseby, Alan de Arkilby, Walter de Welles, and William de Kirkeby, chaplain, he held the manor of Dovenby of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, of his manor of Papcastle by a cornage rent of 6s.8d. and 8d. for a watchman of the sea, annual value £10; two parts of the manor of Dundraw of the same earl of his manor of Wigton by a cornage rent of 2s., annual value £4; and 2 messuages and 20 a. in the same place of the same earl of his manor of Wigton by a cornage rent of 2s., annual value 20s. Elizabeth wife of Hugh de Curwen is daughter and heir of Richard and Joan his first wife and is of full age, 21 years and more. He also died seised of a free tenure of 4 messuages, 1 cottage, 30 a. arable, and 8 a. meadow in Dundraw, by the grant of John de Curwen, vicar of Bromfield, Robert de Louthre, vicar of Wigton, and William de Skrynanhouse, for life with remainder to his daughter Elizabeth and the heirs of her body. It is held of the same earl of his manor of Wigton by a cornage rent of 18d., annual value 16s. By the said grant of John de Curwen and John de Aykenhed he held with Agnes his wife, to them and the heirs male of their bodies, 15s.9d. fee farm rent in Wigton, 26 messuages and 200 a. in Dockray and Moorhouse, and 5 a. meadow in Oulton, of the same earl by a rent of 3s.4d., annual value £6 13s.4d. In his demesne as of fee he held 1 messuage and 100 a. called Lawrenceholm of the same earl of his manor of Wigton, by a cornage rent of 12d., annual value 10s. Helen daughter of Henry Grymbald held of him 1 cottage with curtilage by fealty and a rent of 10s. at Martinmas. Also held of him were: Anthorn, 1 messuage and 24 a. by William de Wykes by homage and a rent of 6 1/2d; 1 messuage and 12 a. by William Blakman by homage and 2s.2 1/2d. rent; 1 messuage and 1 a. by Thomas de … by 1 1/2d. rent; and 1/2 a. 1/2 rood by Nicholas de Whitrig, chaplain, by fealty and 1 1/2d. rent. Dundraw, 1 free tenement by Alice Lumbard by 1d. rent at Martinmas; 1 a. by Joan Coke by a rent of 2s. and 3d. cornage; 1 messuage by a rent of 5s. and 3d. cornage, 1 messuage by a rent of 12d., 1 messuage and 20 a. by a rent of a pair of spurs every third year, and 1 messuage and 10 a. by a rent of 2s. at Martinmas, all by Amand Mounceux; 1 tenement by Adam de Bromfeld by a rent of 10d. at Martinmas; and 1 messuage by William de Whitrig by a rent of 16d. He died on 4 April 1399. Richard son and heir of Richard and Agnes is aged 9 years.
233
Similar writ, plenius certiorari, for the lands held jointly with Agnes in Wigton and Dockray. 23 Feb. 1400.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle 20 March
He died seised with Agnes his wife, who still lives, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of 15s.9d. rent from free tenants in Wigton, and 26 messuages and 200 a. arable and meadow in Dockray and Moorhouse, with 5 a. meadow in Oulton, by the grant of John de Curwen, vicar of Bromfield, and John de Aykhed, rector of Moresby, held of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, of his manor of Wigton by a cornage rent of 3s.4d., annual value £6 13s.4d. He held no other lands in the county jointly with his wife.
C 137/15, no. 68


PHILIP BRYEN
234
Writ, melius sciri, enquiring who are the other heirs, as it was stated in the inquisition taken on 14 Feb. 1388 [CIPM XVI, no. 352] that Philippa, one of the daughters and heirs of Guy Bryen junior, brother of Philip, was one heir of Philip, aged 9 years and more, but who were the other heirs was not known. 4 Dec. 1399.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Queen Camel 17 Jan 1400
Elizabeth, wife of Robert son of John Lovell, and Philippa, wife of Henry Skrop, knight, daughters of Guy de Bryen junior, brother of Philip, are his neices and heirs. Elizabeth is aged 16 years and more. There are no other heirs.
C 137/15, no. 70


MARGARET DUCHESS OF NORFOLK
235
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wing 30 Dec
She held in her demesne in fee tail to herself and the heirs of her body the manor of Penn under a fine of 1344 [CP 25(1) 287/41, no. 339] by which William de Neuton, parson of Seagrave, William de Loughton, parson of Witherley, and John de Repyndon, parson of Cold Overton, enfeoffed John de Segrave and Margaret his wife, to themselves and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to the right heirs of John. Hence it descended to Thomas de Mowbray, late duke of Norfolk, as the son of Elizabeth, daughter of John de Segrave and Margaret, and then to the son and heir of the duke, Thomas de Moubray, knight, who is still living. It is not held of the king in chief, but of whom and by what service is unknown; annual value £10. She died on 24 March last. The duke was then 33 years of age, and he died on 22 September. Thomas Moubray, knight, is son and heir of the duke, and kinsman of John de Segrave and Margaret, and their heir. He was 14 years of age on 17 Sept. last.
236
Writ 11 Feb. 1400.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Steyning 9 March
She held in her demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II the lordship of Bosham with the manor of Stoughton, by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, formerly earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, and the heirs of his body. It descended to Margaret as daughter and heir. She died seised of it on 24 March last, and from her the right to it descended to Thomas de Moubray, late duke of Norfolk, as son of Elizabeth her daughter, and from him to Thomas de Moubray, knight, his son, who still lives. The annual values are Bosham £113 15s.5 3/4d. and Stoughton £14 9d., but how they are held is unknown. Date of death, age and death of the duke, and heir as above.
237
WORCESTER. Inquisition on various matters relating to the office of escheator. Droitwich 30 May 1399
Margaret duchess of Norfolk died on 23 March last holding the manor of North Piddle, which comprises 1 carucate, annual value 60s., 20 a. meadow 40s., and assize rents of £4 6s.4d. payable at the four terms by equal parts. Thomas Stourdy, chaplain, outlawed in the county court at Stafford on 12 May 1399 for various felonies at the suit of the king, had in the county 15 sheep worth 15s., 6 … worth 30d., 1 heifer 5s., and 1 silver spoon 12d.
238
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Upton upon Severn 29 Jan 1400
She held to herself, the heirs of her body, and the heirs of John de Segrave, knight, her late husband, in her demesne in fee tail, the manor of North Piddle by the said fine of 1344 [no. 235], and it descended accordingly. Of whom it is held and by what service is unknown. There are £4 6s.4d. assize rents payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, 1 carucate worth 60s., and 20 a. meadow 40s., total annual value £9 6s.4d. Date of death and heir as above.
239
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock 26 Nov
She held as above, by the fine of 1344, the manors of Stottesdon and Kingswood, and they descended accordingly. Stottesdon is held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £20. Kingswood is not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
240
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock 26 Nov
She held no knight’s fees or advowsons in the county or the adjacent March of Wales.
241
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 16 Jan 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail jointly enfeoffed with John de Segrave, knight, her late husband, by a fine similar to that mentioned above [CP 25(1) 287/41, no. 341], and descending in the same way, the castle and manor of Bretby, the manors of Rosliston and Coton, and 12 messuages, 14 bovates and £10 rent in Repton, Linton, Milton, Willington, Ashbourne and ‘Howes’. Of whom they are held and by what service is unknown. The annual values are Bretby £25, Rosliston £15 6 1/2d., Coton £13 10s.1/2d. and the 12 messuages etc. £4 6s.8d. Dates of death and heir as above.
242
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
She held in her demesne in fee tail, as daughter and heir of Thomas de Brotherton, by the grant of Edward II [as above, no. 236], 1 messuage and a vacant place at the Broken Wharf in the parish of St. Mary Somerset, with chambers, shops and other buildings annexed to it. It is held of the king in burgage, as all London is, annual value £10. Dates of death and heir as above.
243
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kineton 31 Dec
She held in her demesne in fee tail by one of the said fines [no. 235] the manors of Aspley, Alspath, Flecknoe and Thurlaston, and they descended accordingly. They are not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown. The annual values are 100s., £4, £10 and 100s. Dates of death and heir as above.
244
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kineton 31 Dec
She held no fees or advowsons in Warwickshire.
245
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Loughborough 5 Feb 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail by the second fine [no. 241] the manors of Seagrave, Sileby, Mountsorell, Great Dalby, Witherley and Cold Overton, and 30 messuages, 30 virgates and 100s. rent in Cotes, Thurnby, Smisby [Derb], Wymeswold, Hoby, Thorpe Satchville, Twyford, Thurmaston, Thorp Busard [Notts] and Melton Mowbray, and they descended accordingly. They are not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown. The annual values are Seagrave £40 11s.10d., Sileby £40, Mountsorell £7, Great Dalby 40s., Witherley £10, Overton £34, and the 30 messuages etc. £10. She also held the hundred of Goscote in fee tail under a similar fine [CP 25(1) 287/41, no. 349] of the king in chief by a rent of 100s. payable at the exchequer, annual value 40s. Dates of death and heir as above.
246
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Loughborough 5 Feb 1400
She held a quarter of a knight’s fee in Ingarsby; and the advowsons of Seagrave, Sileby and Kegworth, which extend when they occur at £10, 20 marks and £10.
247
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 20 Jan 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail as daughter and heir of Thomas de Brotherton by the grant of Edward II [as above, no. 236] the manor of Kennett and Kentford. Of whom it is held and by what service is unknown; annual value 20 marks. Dates of death and heir as above.
248
Writ, for fees, 28 Nov. 1399.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 20 Jan 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail: Boxworth, 1/2 fee held by John Drabon. Cheveley, 1 fee held by Gilbert Pecche. Fulbourn, 1 fee held by Walter de Maners. Trumpington, 1/2 fee held by Walter de Busshey.
249
ex officio
Long before she died she granted to John Longe of Kennett the manor of Kennett and Kentford for a term of years for an annual rent, amount unknown. From 24 March 1399 until 20 Jan. 1400 Edmund Oldhalle and John Longe occupied the manor and took the profits, title unknown, and they are answerable for them.
250
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon 24 Jan 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail by one of the said fines [no. 245] the manor of Fen Stanton. It descended accordingly, and is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 200 marks. Dates of death and heir as above.
251
ex officio
She held the manor of Fen Stanton of the king in chief. She died on 24 March, from which date William Shortewade, bailiff there, has taken the profits to the use of Walter Fitzpiers, clerk, title unknown. Shortewade and Fitzpiers are answerable to the king for the profits.
252
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
YORK. Inquisition. Coxwold by Newburgh 10 Jan 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail by one of the said fines [no. 235] the manor of Dinnington, and it descended accordingly. It is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value £8. She held in her demesne as of fee the manor of Thwaite, also not of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value 40s. Dates of death and heir as above
253
Writ 28 Nov. 1399
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 24 Jan 1400
She held in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [as above, no. 236] the manors of Chesterford, Dovercourt and Romford. Chesterford is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £30; Dovercourt is held of the earl of Oxford as 1 knight’s fee, 43 marks; 15 a. in Romford are held of Adam Karlyl by a rent of 3s., 1 a. of John Love by a rent of 4d., and of whom the rest is held is unknown, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
254
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 9 Feb 1400
She held the following knight’s fees in her demesne in fee tail: Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, 1/2 fee. Ketteringham, Norfolk, 1 fee. Cheveley, Cambridgeshire, 1 fee. Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, 1 fee. Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, 1/2 fee. Chesterford, 1/20 fee. There are no other fees or advowsons in this county which they can extend.
255
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford 6 Feb 1400
She held in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, Mary his wife, and his heirs [as above, no. 236; only in this inquisition and no. 258 is Mary mentioned] the manor of Weston. It is held of the king in chief of the county of Norfolk, annual value £20. Dates of death and heir as above.
256
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford 5 Feb 1400
She held the following in fee tail: Offley, 5 fees, and 4 fees once held by Roger Bernard. In the county, 1 fee once held by Roger FitzNicholas. Weston, 1/2 fee; 1/2 fee; 1/2 fee once held by Henry Roucestr; 1/10 fee once held by Walter de Norton; 1/10 fee once held by Robert FitzPagan; 1/20 fee once held by John FitzEustace; and 1 fee once held by Richard de Boy a. Willian, 1/10 fee. Weston, 1/2 fee once held by John de Burgo. Hinxworth, 1/5 fee. Everton, Bedfordshire, 1 fee. Stagenhoe, Bedfordshire, 1 fee. Stratton, Millow and Dunton, Bedfordshire, 1 fee. Clothall, Bedfordshire, 1/10 fee. There are no other fees or advowsons which they can extend.
257
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich 22 Dec 1399
She held in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [as above, no. 236] the manors of Forncett, Lopham, Dickleburgh, Suffield, Ditchingham, Earsham, Hanworth, Halvergate, Framingham, South Walsham and Harleston with the half hundred of Earsham. Forncett, annual value £70 3s.7 1/2d., Suffield, £35, Ditchingham, £46 18s., Earsham, £50 10s.10 1/2d., Hanworth, £60, Halvergate, £50 6s.11 1/2d., Framingham, £32 8s.10d., and South Walsham, £52 14s.7d., are held of the king in chief, service unknown. Lopham, £50 8s.4d., is held of the abbot of St. Giles, service unknown. Dickleburgh, £12, and Harleston and the half hundred of Earsham, £30 3d., are not held of the king in chief but of whom is unknown. She also held a third part of the manor of Loddon, formerly of her husband, John de Segrave, knight, for life. It descended to Thomas de Moubray, the duke. Dates of death and heir as above.
258
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 29 Dec 1399
She held in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton and Mary his wife [as above, no. 236, and see no. 255] the castle and manor of Framlingham, the manors of Walton, Earl Soham and Kennett, the manor and borough of Bungay, the manors of Earl Stonham, Dunningworth, Kelsale, Staverton, Hollesley and Hoo, the hundred of Loes, and £18 rent from Cratfield, Stow Park and Berwick. Framlingham, annual value £80, Walton £80 17s.4d., Earl Soham, £28, Bungay, £70 5s.1d., Staverton, £36 16s.3 1/4d., and Hoo with the hundred, £33 1s.1/2d., are held of the king in chief. Kennett, £28 1d., Earl Stonham, £46 17s.4 1/2d., Dunningworth, £16 8s.6d., Hollesley, £40 17s.7 1/4d., and Kelsale, £60, are not held of the king but of whom is unknown. She also held in her demesne in fee tail by one of the said fines [above, no. 235] the manor of Peasenhall. It is not held of the king but of whom is unknown; annual value £18. Dates of death and heir as above.
259
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Extent. Newent 9 Feb 1400
She held in her demesne in fee tail: Llanvair Discoed, 1 fee held by Ralph de Monte Hermerii. Mathern, 1 fee held by Bogo de Knovyll. Penhow, 1 fee held by Ralph Seymor. Portskewett and Harpson, 1 fee held by Matthew Beneland. Crick, 1/2 fee held by William Derneford. Dinham, 1/2 fee held by Andrew de Bello Campo. Maesycwmmer, 1/2 fee held by Amery Lucy. Itton, 1/2 fee held by Henry de Bendevyll. St. Arvans, 1/4 fee held by Leysannus ap Morgan. Llanmartin, 1/4 fee held by Walter de Kemeys. Henrhiw, 1/4 fee held by Roger Seymor and William Adam. St. Wormet, 1/4 fee held by John de Bleccher. Tidenham, 1/4 fee held by Walter Waldyng. She also held in her demesne in fee tail the advowsons of: St. Mary’s priory, Chepstow, extending at 20 marks. The free chapel on the Severn in the lordship of Tidenham in the March of Wales, £10. The church of Lancaut, 40d.
260
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Newent 9 Feb 1400
She held in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [as above, no. 236], the castle and manor of Chepstow and the manor of Tidenham. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown; annual value £207. Dates of death and heir as above.
261
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Thornbury 24 … 1400–01 (2 Henry IV)
She held the castle and manor of Chepstow and the manor of Tidenham in the March of Wales. She died on 24 March 1399. Since then Hugh Waterton, knight, has held them by the king’s grant [CPR 1399–1401, p.123].
262
ex officio
John Newman of Winchcombe had there when he was outlawed 6 oxen worth 60s., 6 pigs 10s., 1 bed 10s., and 2 brass pots 8s. John Spaldyng on the day that he was outlawed had at Cirencester half a dozen full provender vessels worth 10s., 3 candlesticks, 6 brass pots, 2 pairs of andirons, 1 iron ‘vern’ and 1 fire-pike, worth 6s.8d., and 8 pairs of shoes 40d. William Rye when he was outlawed had 1 stack of barley in a granary worth 40s. Margaret duchess of Norfolk died on 24 March 1399 holding the castle and manor of Chepstow and the manor of Tidenham. Hugh Waterton, knight, has held them by the king’s grant all the time that Robert Somervyle has been escheator.
263
ex officio
Thomas Weston who was outlawed in Gloucestershire at the suit of John Barndesley on a plea of trespass had various goods and chattels worth 6s.8d. Margaret duchess of Norfolk died holding, as in last. Hugh Waterton, knight, has occupied them and taken the profits all the time that Robert Whytyngton has been escheator.
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E 152/345-6, 355, 359


THOMAS MOUBRAY, DUKE OF NORFOLK
264
Writ 26 Nov. 1399.
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief a square plot in the parish of St. Nicholas towards the church of St. Nicholas on the north. Part is built up with certain houses on it; part lies vacant. It is held by a rent of £[3] and the provision of a watchman for the guard of the city; annual value 12 marks. It is taken into the king’s hands. He died on 22 September last. Thomas Moubray, knight, his son and heir, was 14 on 17 Sept. last.
265
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford 31 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee the castle of Swansea and the lordship of Gower with the manor and lordship of Kilvey in Wales of Richard II in chief by knight service, annual value 700 marks; but some time before he died John Skydmore, the escheator of Richard II, occupied them, title unknown. Date of death and heir, aged 14 years and more, as above.
266
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Uppingham 12 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 toft and 2 virgates in Alesthorpe next Burley, not of the king, but of whom is unknown, annual value 10s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 264].
267
Writ, plenius certiorari, requiring return of whom the manor of Wing is held. 1 June 1400.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wing 10 July
The manor of Wing is not held of the king in chief, but of whom and by what service is unknown.
268
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas Brotherton [as above no. 236] 1 messuage with a vacant plot in the parish of St. Mary Somerset, with shops, chambers and other buildings annexed. It is held of the king in burgage as is all London, annual value £10. He was aged 33 years and 26 weeks on 22 Sept. when he died. Thomas Moubray, knight, is his son and heir, as well as heir of Margaret duchess of Norfolk, and was 14 on 17 Sept. last.
269
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kineton 31 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee the manors of Aspley, Alspath, Flecknoe and Thurlaston, to himself and the heirs of his body by the grant of William Neuton and others by one of the said fines [above, no. 235]. They descended to Thomas as son of Elizabeth, daughter of John de Segrave, and thence to Thomas de Moubray, knight, his son. They are not held of the king in chief, but of whom and by what service is unknown; annual values, Aspley 100s., Alspath 40s., Flecknoe £10 and Thurlaston 100s. He also held in his demesne as of fee: Caludon, the manor, of the king as of the manor of Cheylesmore, by the service of a pair of gilt spurs or 12d. yearly, annual value £26. From the manor he granted by letters patent £20 rent to Thomas de Clynton for life, and this was confirmed by the king [CPR 1399–1401, p.28, 15 Oct. 1399]. Forde, Aspley and Ullenhall, 1 carucate, of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value 26s.8d. He granted to Richard de Burgh, esquire, who still lives, the manor of Weston by Cherington with the profits for life. It is held of the earl of Ormonde, service unknown; annual value 20 marks. On 15 Feb. 1392 by his indenture he granted to Robert bishop of London, Walter bishop of Dublin [recte Durham], William bishop of Winchester, William [recte Richard] bishop of Chichester, Henry earl of Derby, Edward earl of Rutland, John de Lovell, John Devereux, and William Beauchamp, their heirs and assigns, the manor of Kineton on certain conditions not known. It is held of the king by a rent of £12 payable at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas; annual value payable at the same terms £26. By letters patent of 14 Sept. 1387 he let the manor at £26 farm to Robert Dalby and Hugh Dalby, who are still alive, for their lives. Date of death and heir, aged 14 on 17 Sept., as above.
270
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 20 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail the manor of Kennett and Kentford under the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [above, no. 236]. Of whom it is held is unknown; annual value 20 marks. He held no more, but on 15 Feb. 1392 he granted to Robert bishop of London and others [as above, no. 269, Walter bishop of Dublin again given for Durham, but Richard bishop of Chichester correctly] the manor of Cherry Hinton and 26s. rent from Ickleton, on certain conditions unknown. They are not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown; annual value £30 13s.4d. Margaret died on 11 Aug. Thomas was heir, being son of Elizabeth, daughter of Margaret, and was then aged 33 years and more. He died on 22 Sept. Thomas his son and heir was 14 on 17 Sept. last.
271
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon 24 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail in accordance with one of the said fines [above, no. 245] the manor of Fen Stanton. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 200 marks. He held no more, but on 15 Feb. 1392 he granted to Robert bishop of London and others [as in no. 269 with same errors] the manors of Alconbury, Burton in Lonsdale in Yorkshire, Kineton in Warwickshire, Cherry Hinton in Cambridgeshire, and rents and services in Linslade and Southcott in Buckinghamshire and Stretton in Lincolnshire [recte Rutland], with 24s. rent in Northampton. Alconbury is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value 80 marks. Dates of death and heirs as in last.
272
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 15 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Chalcombe and 24s. rent in Northampton. The manor is held of the bishop of Lincoln of his castle of Banbury as three quarters of a knight’s fee. From it he granted to Hugh Dalby, who still lives, a rent of £10 for life, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas on condition that if it should be one month in arrears after either feast it should be lawful for him to distrain the whole manor and hold it until the rent be paid. The grant was confirmed by letters patent of Richard II and the king [CPR 1396–9, p.565; 1399–1401, p.78]. He also granted Cecily Boule, who still lives, 10 marks annually for life from the same manor. It is worth 20s. yearly beyond these annuities. On 15 March 1397 he granted to Thomas Arundell, archbishop of Canterbury, Richard Metford, bishop of Salisbury, Roger Walden, then treasurer of England, Edward earl of Rutland, William Farendon, knight, Ralph Selby and Thomas Yokflete, clerks, William Rees, John Hopcrone, John Lancastre, Thomas Myssenden, Richard Burgh, Thomas Brunham and Nicholas Blaxhale, to them, their heirs and assigns, with clause of warranty, the manor of Barton Seagrave and other manors and lands. The manor is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value £16. Long before his death he granted to William Bagot, knight, the manor of Crick for life, with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
273
ESSEX. Inquisition. Prittlewell 13 Jan 1400
He held jointly with his wife Elizabeth the manor of Prittlewell by the grant of Richard earl of Arundel, father of Elizabeth. It is held of the king of the honour of Rayleigh, by knight service; annual value 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
274
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
He held in his demesne in fee tail under the grant of Edward II to Thomas Brotherton [above, no. 236]: Chesterford, the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £30. Dovercourt, the manor, of the earl of Oxford as one knight’s fee, annual value 43 marks. Romford, the manor; 15 a. of Adam Karlyl by a rent of 3s. and 1 a. of John Love by a rent of 4d., but of whom the rest is held is unknown; annual value £10. Jointly with Elizabeth his wife he held the manor of Prittlewell by the grant of Richard earl of Arundel, father of Elizabeth, to them and the heirs of their bodies. It is held of the king of the honour of Rayleigh by knight service; annual value 20 marks. Long before he died he granted to William Halle, his esquire, for life, the manor of Moreton with reversion to himself and his heirs. Of whom it is held is unknown; annual value £10. Dates of death and heir as above.
275
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford 6 Feb 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail under the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [above, no. 236] the manor of Weston. It is held of the king in chief as of the county of Norfolk; annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
276
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Newent 9 Feb 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail under the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [above, no. 236] the castle and manor of Chepstow in the Welsh march, and the manor of Tidenham. They are held of the king in chief by knight service; annual value £207. Date of death and heir as above.
277
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich 22 Dec
He held in his demesne in fee tail under the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [above, no. 236] the manors of Forncett, Lopham, Dickleburgh, Suffield, Ditchingham, Earsham, Hanworth, Halvergate, Framingham, South Walsham, and Harleston with the half hundred of Earsham. Forncett, annual value £70 3s.7 1/2d., Suffield, £35, Ditchingham, £46 18s., Earsham, £50 10s.10 1/2d., Hanworth, £60, Halvergate, £50 6s.11 1/2d., Framingham, £32 8s.10d., and South Walsham, £52 14s.7d., are held of the king in chief, service unknown. Lopham is held of the abbot of St. Giles, annual value £50 8s.4d., service unknown. Dickleburgh, £12, and Harleston with the half hundred of Earsham, £30 3d., are not held of the king in chief but of whom is unknown. He also held in his demesne as of fee a third part of the manor of Loddon, but of whom and by what service is unknown; annual value 5 marks. In right of his wife Elizabeth he held the manor of Kenninghall by the grant of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, to Elizabeth and William her former husband. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £72. Long before his death he granted by letters patent to John Kirkestede, esquire, who still lives, two parts of the manor of Loddon for life with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is not held of the king but of whom is unknown; annual value 10 marks. Dates of death and heir as before.
278
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Long Stratton 15 April 1406
Extent of the manor of Forncett: Various buildings, annual value nil; fruit of fruit trees, 4d.; herbage in the site of the manor and orchard, 2d., containing in all 2 a. arable; 168 a. 1 rood arable in demesne at 6d., £4 4s.3d.; 166 a. called ‘Caylond’ at 1d., 13s.10d.; 26 a. 1 rood meadow for mowing at 2s.6d., 65s.7 1/2d; 9 1/2 a. meadow at 12d., 9s.6d., 23 a. 1 rood of wood at 12d., 23s.3d.; 2 alder groves containing 3 a. called ‘Meokker’ and ‘Waswodeker’ at 5d., 15d.; assize rents of free tenants and villeins, £13 16s.8 3/4d. at St. Andrew, Easter and Michaelmas, and no more because various lands and tenements are burdened with rents in the hands of the lord by way of escheat, which lands with £7 6s.8d. from the farm of lands and tenements called ‘Wyllyames’ in Tacolneston and 12d. from the farm of a quarter of the market of Stratton amount to £14 10s.4d.; 1 windmill now worth nothing and nothing in the last year of Thomas de Mowbray on account of the need for repair, but usually worth 20s.; profits of manor courts, ‘Garton’ court and ‘Knyght’ court, £4 17s.10d.; 45 winter works at 3 for 1d., 15d.; 15 summer works at 5 for 2d., 6d.; 135(?) autumn works at 1d., …s.7d.; 100 1/2 carrying services (averagia) at 1 1/2d., 12s.6 3/4d.; 35 boon works in autumn at 1/2d., 17 1/2d.; 37 carting works at 1d., 3s.1d.; 41 hens at Christmas at 1d., 3s.5d.; 205 eggs at Easter at 4d. per 100, 8d. and 1/2 farthing; customary monies received for foldage, 12d. at Michaelmas; with service of mowing at Lammas, 5s.4d.; and certain knight’s fees and parts, namely 126 208th parts of knight’s fees with wards, marriages, rents, reliefs, escheats and all other profits belonging to Forncett manor, of various tenements as appear in the exchequer, which are worth £24 and which were assigned to Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk, by Henry IV in dower with the advowson, which extends at £20 when it occurs. [Apparent total £70 3s.7 1/2d., as in no. 277 above].
279
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Loughborough 5 Feb 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of William de Neuton, parson of Seagrave, William de Loughton, parson of Witherley, and John de Repyndon, parson of Cold Overton, by a fine of 1344 [above, no. 241] the manors of Seagrave, Sileby, Mountsorell, Great Dalby, Witherley and Cold Overton, with 30 messuages, 30 virgates and 100s. rent in Cotes, Smisby, Wymeswold, Hoby, Thorpe Satchville, Twyford, Thurmaston, Thorp Busard and Melton Mowbray, parcels of the manors of Seagrave and Sileby. They are not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual values, Seagrave £40 11s.10d., Sileby £40, Mountsorell £7, Great Dalby £40, Witherley £10, Cold Overton £33 and the messuages and virgates £10. He also held by a similar fine [above, no. 245] the hundred of Goscote. It is held of the king by the service of 100s. rent; annual value 40s. He also held of the king in his demesne as of fee the manor of Melton Mowbray by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £33. On 6 Jan. 1394 he granted to Roger Joddrell for life 16 messuages and 10 virgates in Whetstone, with reversion to himself and his heirs. They are held of Lord Beaumond, service unknown; annual value £8. Date of death and heir as above.
280
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 29 Dec 1399
He held in fee tail [details as in no. 258 above].
281
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 16 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail to himself and the heirs of his body, for the name, honour, title and style of earl of Nottingham, which Richard II granted him, £20 rent from the castle of Nottingham by the hands of the sheriff. Date of death and heir as above. Margaret held no lands in the county when she died on 24 March 1399.
282
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 16 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of William de Neuton and others by a fine of 1344 [above, no. 241] the castle and manor of Bretby and the manors of Rosliston and Coton, with 12 messuages, 14 bovates and £10 rent in Repton, Linton, Milton, Willington, Ashbourne and ‘Howes’. Of whom they are held is unknown; annual values, Bretby £25, Rosliston £15 6 1/2d., Coton £13 10s.1/2d. and the messuages and bovates £4 6s.8d. Date of death and heirs as above.
283
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock 26 Nov
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of William de Neuton and others under two fines of 1344 [above, nos.235, 241] the manors of Stottesdon and Kingswood. Stottesdon was held of Richard II by knight service, amount unknown; annual value £20. Kingswood was not held of the king but of whom is unknown; annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
284
Writ 24 Nov. 1399.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 31 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the barony of Bedford: Bedford, the castle, by the service of being almoner on the day of the coronation. Because it is not built up or enclosed the annual value is 10s. and no more. Long before he died he granted the keeping of it with the profits for life to John Woketon, who is still living. Haynes, Willington and Stotfold, the manors, annual values £10, 40 marks and £16. Bromham, 1/4 carucate, in the hands of a tenant at will, annual value 60s. Cople, Cardington, Great Barford, Southill, Maulden, Wootton, Ickwell and Salph End, 37s. rent from the vills. Bedford, the court baron held every three weeks, annual value 30s. On 3 Oct. 1397 at the inn of the bishop of Ely in London he granted by his letters patent to William Rees, who still lives, an annuity of 20 marks for life from the manor of Willington, by the hands of the farmers, bailiffs and reeves there, at Easter and Michaelmas by equal parts. Also on 26 May 1388 he granted by letters patent to John Cauley a rent of 10 marks for life from the same manor; similarly to John Tunstal 40s., and to Robert Gousill £20. All are still living. To William Mareschal, who is still alive, he granted the office of parker of Haynes with agistments and with the wages and fees of the office for life. This was confirmed by the king. At Epworth in the Isle of Axholm in 1397–8 he granted to John Barkeworth, chaplain, by letters patent the free chapel of Haynes with its appurtenances for life, with reversion to himself and his heirs, to celebrate and support services there for the souls of his ancestors. Time out of mind there have belonged to the said chapel 60 a. arable and 26s.8d. rent from certain lands, and the rents of the prior and convent of Cauldwell in Shelton. Barkeworth still holds these. Date of death and heir as above.
285
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wing 30 Dec 1399
He held in his demesne in fee tail by one of the fines of 1344 [above, no. 235] the manor of Penn. It is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value £10. He held the manor of Wing in right of Elizabeth his wife by the grant of Richard earl of Arundel, her father, to them and the heirs of their bodies. Of whom it is held and by what service is unknown; annual value £80. On 15 Feb. 1392 he granted to Robert, bishop of London, and others [as above, no. 269] his lands, tenements and services in Linslade and Southcott. Date of death and heir as above.
286
Writ 18 Nov. 1399.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Upton on Severn 29 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail by one of the fines of 1344 [above, no. 235] the manor of North Piddle. It is held of Thomas earl of Warwick, service unknown. There are £4 6s.4d. assize rents payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, 1 carucate 60s., and 20 a. meadow 40s., making an annual value of £9 6s.4d. Date of death and heir as above.
287
ex officio
He held in his demesne in fee tail the lordship of Bosham, and the manor of Stoughton belonging to it, with its members. He died on 22 Sept. John Pelham, knight, has held them since that date and taken the profits.
288
Writ 11 Feb. 1400.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Steyning 9 March
He held in his demesne in fee tail of the king in chief, granted by Richard Hakeluyt and William Moigne to William de Brewosa, senior, and Alice his wife by fines of 1316–17 [CP 25(1)236/47/14 nos.1465, 1469], from whom they descended to John their son, John his son, John his son, John earl of Nottingham his son, and so to him, Thomas the duke: Bramber, the castle and manor, annual value £32 17s.; and the manors of Knepp, £7 17s., Shoreham, £19, Horsham, 100s., Bewbush, £6, Findon, £21 6s., Washington, £25 5d., Beeding, £28 5s.4d., West Grinstead, £10, and King’s Barn, £18 12s.4d. Under the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton [above, no. 236] he held the lordship of Bosham with the manor of Stoughton, service unknown; annual values, Bosham £113 15s.5 3/4d. and Stoughton £14 9d. Date of death and heir as above.
289
Writ 28 Nov. 1399.
YORK. Inquisition. Coxwold by Newburgh 10 Jan 1400
He held: Thirsk and Hovingham, the manors, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual values £45 and £20. Dinnington, the manor, in fee tail under the grant by one of the fines of 1344 by William de Neuton and others [above no. 235]. It is not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual value £8. Thwaite, the manor, in his demesne as of fee, not of the king, annual value 40s. Long before he died he granted the manor of Kirkby Malzeard to Richard de Burgh for life, the knight’s fees and advowsons and the chase of Nidderdale belonging to it excepted, by rent of a rose at Midsummer. Of whom it is held is unknown; annual value 40 marks. Also long before he died, by his deed dated 15 Feb. 1392 he granted to Robert bishop of London, and others [as in no. 269, with William for Walter bishop of Durham, and Robert for Richard bishop of Chichester] the manor of Burton in Lonsdale to hold with other manors on conditions not known. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/16 no. 71a
E 149/73, no. 1
E 152/345–6, 355, 359, 362
290
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 15 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee and right: Grimscote in Cold Higham, Whilton and Staverton, 4 fees. Crick, 1 fee. Cold Ashby, Welford, Sulby, Staverton, Whilton and Grimscote, 3 fees. Cranford, 1/2 fee. Grimscote and Cold Higham, 1/2 fee. Whilton and West Haddon, 1 1/2 fees. Crick, 1/3 [recte 3/4] fee. ‘Brunhale’, 1 1/2 fees. Heyford, 1 fee. Yelvertoft, 1/3 fee. Chalcombe, the advowson of the priory of, extended at £10 yearly when a vacancy occurs.
291
Writ, for fees, 21 July 1400.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 14 Sept
He held no knight’s fee or advowsons.
292
Writ, for fees, 21 July 1400.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 3 Nov
He held in his demesne in fee tail: Egmanton manor, 1 fee, formerly held by John de Evyle, annual value £30. Serlby manor with the hamlet of Torworth, 1/3 fee, formerly held by Hugh de Serleby, £15. Egmanton, Staythorpe, Kelham and Cromwell, 2 fees. Auckley and Finningley, 1 fee. The advowsons of Sutton Bonington, annual value 16 marks, and Thorp Bussard, 10 marks.
293
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 5 Nov 1400
He held no knight’s fee or advowsons.
294
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock 26 Nov
He held no knight’s fees or advowsons.
295
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kineton 31 Dec
He held in fee and right: Wappenbury, 4 1/2 fees, £20. Street Ashton, Copston, Brockhurst, Brinklow and Harborough, 2 1/4 fees, £40. Newbold on Avon, Cosford, Long Lawford and Little Lawford, 2 1/2 fees, £20. Walton Deyville, 1/4 fee, 60s. Smite, 2 1/2 fees, £40. Hampton in Arden, 1 fee, £10. Chadwick, 1/10 fee, 40s. Nuthurst and Hopsford, 1/2 fee, 100s. Cesters Over, 1 fee, £10. Newnham Paddox, 1 fee, 100s. Baddesley Clinton, 1/4 fee. Heselholt, 1/2 fee. Blyth, 1/2 fee. Bentley, 1/2 fee.
296
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Loughborough 5 Feb 1400
He held in his fee and right: Kirby Bellars, 2 fees. Frisby, 1/2 fee, 100s. Oadby, 1/8 fee, 60s. Ab Kettleby, Kirby Bellars and Burton on the Wolds, 1 fee, £10. Melton Mowbray, 1/4 fee, 100s. Stathern, 1/2 fee, 100s. Eastwell, 1/2 fee, £6 13s.4d. Goadby Marwood, 1/2 fee, £10. Wyfordby, 1/2 fee, 100s. Burton Lazars, 1/2 fee, £10. Little Dalby, Welby and Sysonby, 1 fee, £10. Queniborough, 1 fee, £12. Cold Newton, 1 fee, 100s. Hoby, 1 fee, 100s. Pickwell, 3 fees, £20. Leesthorpe, 1/2 fee, 60s. Bitteswell and Ullesthorpe, 2 fees, £6. Thrussington and Ratcliff on the Wreak, 1 fee, £11. Ingarsby, 1/4 fee. The advowsons of Seagrave, £10, Sileby, 20 marks, and Kegworth, £10.
297
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Uppingham 12 Jan 1400
He held in his fee and right: Empingham, 2 fees which William Basynges and Margaret his wife once held.
298
Writ, for fees, 28 Nov. 1399.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 20 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee: Boxworth, 1/2 fee held by John Drabon. Cheveley, 1 fee held by Gilbert Pecche. Fulbourn, 1 fee held by Walter de Maners. Trumpington, 1/2 fee held by Walter Busshey.
299
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Extent. Newent 9 Feb 1400
He held in his demesne in fee tail: Llanvair Discoed, 1 fee held by Ralph de Monte Hermerii. Mathern, 1 fee held by Bogo de Knovyll. Penhow, 1 fee held by Ralph Seymour. Portskewett and Harpson, 1 fee held by Matthew Beneland. Crick, 1/2 fee held by William Derneford. Dinham, 1/2 fee held by Andrew de Bello Campo. Maesycwmmer, 1/2 fee held by Amery Lucy. Itton, 1/2 fee held by Henry de Bendevyll. St. Arvans, 1/4 fee held by Leisannus ap Morgan. Llanmartin, 1/4 fee held by Walter de Kemeys. Henrhiw, 1/4 fee held by Roger Seymour and William Adam. St. Wormet, 1/4 fee held by John de Bleccher. Tidenham, 1/4 fee held by Walter Waldyng. Chepstow, the advowson of St. Mary’s priory, extending at 20 marks. Severn, the advowson of the free chapel in the lordship of Tidenham in Wales, 40s. Lancaut, the advowson, 40d.
300
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Leominster 19 Feb 1400
He held the following in his demesne as of fee: Penrice, 1 fee held by John Penrys, knight. Porteynon, 1 fee held by the same. Llangennith, 1/2 fee held by John de la Mare. Webley, 1/2 fee held by John de la Bere, esquire. Penmaen, 1/4 fee held by Simon Wyngham. Reynoldston, 1 fee held by Richard Vernon, knight. Langrove, 1/2 fee held by Thomas Denys, knight. Nicholaston, 1/2 fee held by Richard Mauncell. He also died seised of certain advowsons of churches unknown.
301
Writ, for fees, 28 Nov. 1399.
YORK. Inquisition. Coxwold by Newburgh 10 Jan 1400
He held: Wighill and Easedike, 1/4 fee, 10 marks. Healaugh and Follifoot, 3/4 fee, 100s. Bainton, 1/2 fee, 10 marks. Carlton Miniott, Sand Hutton and Isle Beck, 3/4 fee, 60s. Thirsk, 1/6 fee, 20s. Fryton and Howthorpe, 3/4 fee, 100s. Thirkleby, 1 fee, 100s. South Holme, 1/8 fee, 20s. Harlthorpe, 1/4 fee, 20s. Bickerton, 1/4 fee, 20s. Coxwold, 1/2 fee, 50s. Yearsley, 1/4 fee, 25s. Oulston, 1/4 fee, 25s. Gilling, Holme and Kirby Knowle, 1 fee, 100s. Humburton, 1/4 fee, 25s. Carlton Miniott, 1/6 fee, 20s. Hayton, 1/2 fee and 1/10 fee, 30s. Fifteen fees in the following manors and vills: Boltby, Ravensthorpe, Thirlby, Cowesby, Newsham, Ness, Stillingfleet, Riplingham, Brantingham, Hessle, Tranby, Asselby, North Ferriby, Swanland, Willerby, Wolfreton, Bentley, Wyton, Skipwith, Thorpe, Scalby, Foxholes, Brigham, Scarcroft, Sherburn, Fraisthorpe, Etton, Breighton, ‘Nothame’, Cliffe, Kirkby Moorside, Fadmoor, Gillamoor, ‘Lylyngton’, Upsall and Thornbrough, 100 marks. The earl of Kent held the lands and tenements from which these fees were derived, of the inheritance of Thomas late lord Wake. Twelve and a half fees in the following manors and vills: Malton, Brompton, Langton, Sawdon, Sutton, Knapton, Old Malton, Howe, Wykeham, Hayton, Wintringham, Scampston, Sherburn, Thorpe Bassett, Plumpton, Mulwith, Goldsborough, Swindon, South Holme, Wombleton, Muscoates, Barugh, Newsham, Holme upon Spaldingmoor, Ferriby, Willerby and Breighton, 100 marks. Ralph de Euyr, knight, and his coparceners held the lands and tenements from which these fees come, of the inheritance of lord de Vescy. Kepwick, 1 fee, £20. Thorp Arch, Tockwith and Long Marston, 3 1/2 fees, 40 marks, the land from which they come held by Thomas de Meteham. Kilburn, Butterwick and Thornton on the Hill, 3 1/2 fees, 40 marks, of the lands formerly of Robert de Eyvill. Slingsby, Coulton and Sledmere, 3 fees, 40 marks, of the lands late of Ralph Hastynges. Scawton and Helmsley, 1 fee, 10 marks. Brandsby and Stearsby, 1 fee, £10. Armethorp, 1 fee, £10. Rigton, 1/4 fee, 25s. Flasby, Eshton, Elslack and Arnford, 1 fee, £10. Winterburn, 1/2 fee, 100s. Hebden, 1/2 fee, £10. Bank Newton in Craven, 1/4 fee, 25s. Sedbergh, Elland and Coldcotes, 1 fee, £20. Burton, 1/20 fee, 1/2 mark. Sedbergh, 1 1/2 fees, 100s. Lawkland, 1/6 fee, 40s. Clapham, ‘Colset’, Skutterskelfe and Norby, 2 fees, £40. Horton in Ribblesdale and Fountains Scale, 1 fee, £10. Fawber, Grisdale and Horton in Ribblesdale, 2 fees, 40 marks. Beecroft, 1/2 fee, 100s. Thornton, 1/2 fee, 100s. Healaugh and Follifoot, 3/4 fee, 100s. Sledmere, 1 fee, £20. Slingsby, Coulton and Howthorpe, 2 fees, £40. Scawton, 1/2 fee, 5 marks. Harmby, 1/2 fee, 5 marks. Brafferton, Cundall and Leckby, 1 fee, 40 marks. Bainton, 1/2 fee, 10 marks. Fryton and Howthorpe, 3/4 fee, 100s. Garton on the Wolds, 1/4 fee, 100s. The advowsons of Byland abbey and Newburgh priory by Coxwold.
302
Writ, for fees, 18 Nov. 1399.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich 22 Dec
He held in fee tail of the king in chief: Watton, 11 fees held by William de Roos. Surlingham, Kirby Bedon, Hellesdon, Cringleford and Keswick, 4 fees held by Ralph Dakre. Narborough, 2 fees held by John Bardolph. Flordon, 1 fee held by William Boteveyllen. Newton Flotman and Swainsthorpe, 1/2 fee held by John de Sweynnysthorpe. Mundford, 1/2 fee held by the bishop of Ely. Hethel and Carleton, 1/4 fee held by William Cursoun. Tacolneston, 1 fee held by Peter de Dovedal. Haddiscoe, 1 fee held by the heir of FitzOsbert. Fersfield, 2 1/2 fees held by the heirs of Robert de Bosco. Billingford, 1 fee held by Ela de Boteler and John Peyton. Blo Norton, 1 fee held by John de Sancto Moro. Hethel, 1/100 held by John le Warde. Shelton, 1 fee held by Robert de Shelton. Hardwick and Shelton, 1/4 fee held by the heirs of Harvey de Shelton. Forncett, 1/4 fee held by the heirs of John de Claveryng. Ovington, 1 fee held by the heirs of Peter Bozoun. Fundenhall and Creake, 4 1/2 fees held by the heirs of Robert de Crayk. Bromholm and Ellingham, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Baldwin de Bosco. Palling, 1/2 fee held by Simon de Felbrigg. Hethel, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Robert de Nevylle and 1 fee held by Peter de la Penne. Broomsthorpe and Hethersett, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Hugh de Pynkeney. Moulton, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Guy le Verdoun. Swainsthorpe, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of John Cursoun. Roughton and Weston Longville, 1/10 fee held by Clement de Plumstede. East Harling and Little Massingham, 3 fees held by Simon de Felbrigg. Ketteringham, 1 fee held by the earl of Oxford. Watton, 11 fees held by William Roos. Wacton, Thorpe, Hales, Dickleburgh and Loddon, 3 fees held by John de Segrave of ‘Fulestan’ (?Folkestone). Barningham and Erpingham, 1/2 fee held by Robert Broun. Stockton, 1/20 fee held by John Bygot. West Dereham, 1/2 fee held by Peter Tameworth. Bressingham, 8 fees held by John Verdoun. Starston, 1 fee held by John de Herewastok. Hethel, 1/20 fee held by the master of St. Giles, Norwich. Edgefield, 1 1/2 fees held by the heirs of John de Claveryng. Roughton and Weston Longville, 5 fees held by the heirs of Thomas de Merton. Starston, 1 fee held by the heirs of William de Bovile. Seething, 1 1/4 fees held by William de Calthorp. Poringland, 3/4 and 1/3 of 1/4 fees held by the heirs of John de Claveryng. Fundenhall and Creake, 4 1/2 fees held by the heirs of Robert de Creyk. Yaxham, 1 fee held by John Cursoun. Seething, 1 fee held by the abbot of Langley, the abbot of Sibton, the master of St. Giles, Norwich, and Harvey de Stanhowe. Pirnhow, 3 1/2 fees held by the heirs of James de Crayk. Mettingham, 1/35 fee, and Seething, 1/40 fee, held by Robert de Hedyngham. Roughton and Merton, 1 fee held by Roger de Hales. Barningham, Witchingham, Smallburgh, Bessingham, Greenesvill, ‘Gryngelond’, Ketteringham, Fleggburgh and Baconsthorpe, 5 3/4 and 1/8 fees held by William de Rokele. Beyton, 1 fee held by William Lyncolne. Oby, Ingham, Burnham and Fleggburgh, 3 fees held by John Caly. Moulton, 1/4 fee held by Nicholas de Stradsete. Colney and Carleton, 1 fee held by Elizabeth de Colneye. Creake and Fundenhall, 4 1/2 fees held by the heirs of Robert Creyk. Seething, 1/20 fee held by William Calthorp. Badingham and Seething, 1/40 and 1/4 fees held by Robert de Senges. Cockley Cley, 1/4 fee held by the prior of Butley and parceners. Bixley, 1 fee held by the prioress of Carrow and John de Norwico. Fritton, 1/20 fee held by Roger Revet. Shelton, 1/2 fee held by Isabel widow of John Begot. Shotesham and Tharston, 15 1/3 fees held by Agnes widow of John Mautravers. Hethel, 1/4 fee held by Richard de Goldyngham. Holkham, Sutton, Gooderstone and Carbrooke, 7 1/2 fees held by the heir of Dennis de Monte Canisio. Garboldisham, 1/2 and 1/8 fees held by the heir of Robert de Bosco. He also held the following advowsons, extending at the amounts shown: Suffield, £20; Westwick, 8 marks; Gillingham, 100s.; Rockland, 100s.; Holverston, 40s.; Aldborough, 12 marks; Starston, 24 marks; Lopham, 20 marks; Forncett, £20; Hethel, 18 marks; Long Stratton, 6 marks; Little Wacton, 40s.; Great Wacton, 6 marks; Fritton, 8 marks; East Harling, 13 marks; Denton, 10 marks, alternate presentations; Weybridge priory, 40s.; Earsham, 24 marks; Ditchingham, 25 marks; Colby, 10 marks; Alby, 10 marks; Alburgh, 15 marks; Winston, 40s.; Windle, 40s.; Ellingham, 40s.; Stockton, 6 marks; Redenhall, 25 marks; Bixley, 40s.; Brockdish, 100s.; Banyngham, £10; St. Lawrence, South Walsham, 20 marks; Poringland, 15s.
303
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 29 Dec 1399
He held in fee tail: Flixton, 1 fee held by William Boteveylyn. Bradley, 4 fees held by John son of Thomas Becourt. Shadingfield, Thorington, Bruisyard, Sweffling and Great Ringstead, 4 fees held by John de Brosyerd. Scarnestone and Burstall, 3 3/4 fees held by John Rochford, Bartholomew de Elingham and Alice widow of John Holbrok. Helmingham, Yoxford, and Middleton, 3 1/2 fees held by John de Thorp, William Swillington and their parceners. Yoxford, Heveningham, Stickingland and Burgh, 3 1/2 fees held by William Swillyngton and Edmund de Ufford. Akenham, Whittingham, Clopton and Hasketon, 3 1/4 fees held by Giles Breause. Gosbeck and Easton, 2 fees held by Richard de Gossebek. Newton and Wherstead 1 1/4 fees held by Oliver de Todynham. Wixoe, 1 fee held by John de Wyckelowe. Monewden, 1/2 fee held by John Adam. Hacheston, 1/2 fee held by Godfrey de Hilton. Kettleburgh, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Thomas Ketilbre. Charsfield, 1/4 fee held by Nicholas de Weylond. Chediston and Easton, 1 fee held by Thomas Bavent. Cookley, 2 1/4 fees held by John de Fresyngfeld, John de Weylond and Thomas Bavent. Cransford, 1/4 fee held by Adam Tastard and William de Hoo. Framlingham, 1/10 fee held by Simon Taillour; 1/4 and 1/6 fee held by Thomas Ketilbere. Kelsale, 1/24 fee held by Nicholas de Kelishale. Martlesham, 3 fees held by Thomas de Verdoun. Heveningham, 1/2 fee held by Cecily de Hertford. Framlingham, 1/20 fee held by John Austyn. Saxmundham, 1 fee held by Robert Swan. Crowfield, 1 fee held by Philip Harneys. Uggeshall, 4 fees held by Roger FitzOsbert. Blaxhall, 1 fee held by Thomas de Weylond. Ramsholt, 1/2 fee held by William de Rammesholt. Wantisden, 1/4 fee held by the prior of Butley. Glemham, 1/4 fee held by Richard Philip. Denham, 1 fee held by John de Denham. Iken, 1/2 fee held by Roger Faussebroun. Carlton Colville, 1/2 fee held by John de Carleton. Syleham, 1 1/2 fees held by John de Sancto Moro. Campsey Ash, 1/2 fee held by Margery Moysy. Brampton, 1/2 fee held by John Randulph. Theberton, 1/2 fee held by Emma de Norwico. Elveden, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of John de Gelham. Wilby, Benhall and Norton in Colneis, 3 3/4 fees held by Guy Ferrers. Colneis, 1/2 fee held by William Oudyn. Stonham Aspall, 1 fee held by Roger Aspele. Ringshall, Baylham, Broke Hall, Darmsden, Kembroke and Levington, 4 fees held by the heirs of Robert de Wornaville(?) and John Rokelane. Offton, 2 fees held by Richard Loveday. ‘Plomesyerd’, 1/10 fee held by John de Peyton. Colneis, 1/2 fee held by Alexander de Prato and parceners. Leiston, 1/2 fee held by Robert de Skales and William de Caldecote. Trimley St. Martin, 1/2 fee held by William Videln. Caldecott and Gislingham, 1/2 fee held by Fulk de Goldyngham. Higham, 1/4 fee held by John Reymes. Market Weston, 1 fee held by Hugh Hoville. Peasenhall, Falkenham, Waldringfield, Sternfield and Farnham, 4 fees held by Nicholas de Segrave and Guy Ferrers. Aveley, 2/3 fee held by William Ynge. Mickfield, 1/4 fee held by Roger de Aspele. Stonham, 1/4 fee held by John Monye. Ilketshall, 1 fee held by the heir of Morgan de Ilketishale. Freston and Holbrook, 1 fee held by Alice Holbrok. Stonham, 1/4 fee held by Robert de Upston. Layham and Holton St. Mary, 2 fees held by Robert de Reydon and Richard de Brompton. Sproughton, 1 fee held by Richard Loveday. Coddenham, 1/20 fee held by the prior of Holy Trinity, Beeston. Brokes Hall, 1/10 fee held by Alice de Holbrok. Baylham and Colneis, 1 fee held by John de Rothinge. Ilketshall, 1/20 fee held by William Rous and 1/20 fee held by Walter Telle and his parceners. Barrow, 2 1/2 fees held by Katherine Gyfford. Boxford, 1/40 fee held by John de Boytesford. Ufford, 1/10 fee held by William Aumbergull. ‘Bradewater’, 1/4 fee; Sternfield, 1/2 fee; Burgate 1/3 fee; and Langeston, 1/7 fee; held by John de Langeston, annual value £6 13s.4d. Offton, 2 fees held by Robert de Stotevylle. Grimston and Blowfield, 1 1/2 fees held by John Beumond. Colneis, 1/2 fee held by the lord of ‘Stampes’. Norton, 1 fee held by Wakelyn de Norton. Colneis, 1/4 fee held by Maud de Langenho. Ufford, 1 fee held by Robert de Ufford. Iken, 1/2 fee held by William Sturmyn. Barton and Herringswell, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Stephen Berton. Tunstall by Nettlestead, 1/2 fee held by John Typtot. He also held the following advowsons, extending at the amounts shown: Dodnash priory, £20; Theberton chapel, 40 marks; Shadingfield, 6 marks; Bungay priory, £40; Iken, 10 marks; Bromeswell, 5 marks; Kelsale, £20; Tunstall, 40 marks; Eyke, 15 marks; and Clopton, 25 marks.
304
Writ, for fees, 21 July 1400.
SUSSEX. Extent. Bramber 22 Aug
He held as parcels of the honour of Bramber; Broadwater, the manor, held by Thomas Camoys, knight, extending at £40. Sompting and Ewhurst, the manor, 2 1/2 fees. Coombes, 4 fees held by John Halsham. Lancing, lands and tenements, held by Richard Rademelde, 2 fees. Michelgrove and Heene, the manor, 1 fee held by John Muchelgrove and Thomas earl of Arundel. Sheepcombe, 5 virgates held by Maud Joop, 1/4 fee. Clapham, the manor, 2 fees held by Thomas Seyntoweyn. Sullington, the manor, 2 fees held by Thomas earl of Arundel. Westmeston, the manor, 4 fees held by John Brewes, knight. West Grinstead, the manor, 1 fee held by Thomas Moubray, knight, and a tenement held by John Clothale as 1/4 fee, 6s.8d. Morley and Woodmancote, the manor, 4 fees held by William Percy. Kingston by Sea, 4 fees held by Thomas Skelton and Joan his wife. Horton, the manor, 1 3/4 fees held by Philip Mabank. Washington and Findon, 2 virgates held by John Arundell as 1/10 fee. Colstaple and ‘Langeford’, 2 virgates held by Thomas earl of Arundel as 1/10 fee. Little Bookham in Surrey, the manor, held by William Heron, knight, as 1 fee. Wappingthorn and Wowood, the manors, held by Ralph Codyngton and Henry Codyngton, extending at £7 10s. Shipley, 1 virgate held by John Preston as 1/20 fee. Annington, 1 tenement held by Stephen prior of Sele in free alms by the service of 2/3 fee; and 1 tenement held by John Roberd as 1/3 fee. Southwick, 9 virgates held by the prior of Reigate in free alms, 46s., rendering 18s. for scutage when levied at 40s. Erringham, 4 virgates held by John Brewes, knight, as 1/5 fee. Hazelholt, 2 virgates held by John Colepeper, 10s. Lower Beeding, 4 virgates held by Alice widow of Edward St. John as 1/5 fee; 1 virgate held by Richard Bernard and Beatrice his wife as 1/20 fee; 1 fee held by Henry Palmere, William Epsle, Joan his wife, and others; and 1 virgate held by Robert Palmere and others as 1/20 fee. Ham, 2 virgates held by Lucy Michell and others as 1/10 fee, 2s.; and 1 virgate of ‘Swetman’ lands held by Robert Jourdan and others as 1/20 fee. ‘Stanford’, 1 virgate held by Stephen prior of Sele as 1/20 fee; and 1 virgate held by John Asshbrennere and others as 1/20 fee. Slaugham, 1/2 virgate, holder unknown, 1/40 fee. ‘Stanford’, 1/2 virgate of ‘Becchele’ lands held by John Becchele as 1/40 fee. Findon, Westmeston and Shipley, 1 tenement held by John Brewes, knight, as 1 fee. Findon, 1 virgate of ‘Fraunceys’ lands held by Agnes atte Wolde as 1/20 fee; and 1 virgate held by Richard Fauconer as 1/20 fee. Washington, 1 virgate held by John Cambray as 1/20 fee. Westmeston, 1 virgate held by John Brewes as 1/20 fee. Shipley, 1 virgate held by the prior of the hospital of St. John as 1/20 fee. Findon, 2 virgates, holder unknown, 1/10 fee. Horsham, 1/2 virgate held by Roger Terry as 1/40 fee. ‘La Felde’, 5 virgates held by Thomas earl of Arundel as 1/4 fee. Horsham, 1 virgate held by the prioress of Rusper as 1/20 fee. Weston, 1 virgate held by John Bonewyk as 1/20 fee. Ifield, 1 virgate held by Thomas Blast and others as 1/20 fee. Grinstead, 1 virgate held by John Need as 1/20 fee. Byne, 4 virgates held by Joan widow of James de Byne as 1/5 fee. Wyckham, 4 virgates held by Hugh Quecheche, Richard atte Sonde and Simon Benfeld as 1/5 fee. Steyning, 3 virgates held by Hugh Quechche, paying 6s. for scutage when levied at 40s.; 3 virgates held by the same Hugh and others, 17s.6d., paying 7s. for scutage when levied at 40s.; ‘La Combe’, 2 virgates held by Thomas earl of Arundel as 1/10 fee; 1 other virgate, holder unknown, 1/20 fee,; 1 virgate of the lands of ‘le Frye’, once held by William Lychepoule, holder unknown, 1/20 fee,; and 2 a. once of John Erysshe of the lands of ‘Sage’, amount and value unknown. Horsham, 1/2 virgate of ‘Cobat’ lands held by Henry Frenssh as 1/40 fee, Westmeston, 3 virgates of ‘Lyones’ lands held by Henry Tuttebury, 15s.; paying 6s. for scutage when levied at 40s. Buddington, 2 virgates held by the abbess of Godstow in free alms as 1/10 fee. Steyning, 1 1/2 virgates held by Hugh Queche and John Atteberne as 1/5 fee. Shipley, 1 1/2 virgates held by William Epsley, junior, as 1/5 fee. Storrington by Thornwick, 2 virgates held by Thomas Chambre, John Colomeres and William Panethorne as 1/10 fee. West Grinstead, the advowson belonging to the barony of Bramber, 20 marks. St. Leonard, advowson of the free chapel in the forest, also belonging to the barony, 40s.
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Writ, and writ for fees, both dated 28 Nov. 1399.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Gainsborough 12 Jan 1400
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Epworth in the Isle of Axholme, except for certain lands which he had granted by his various letters patent for the lives of the grantees with reversion to himself and his heirs: to Thomas Joynour of Epworth, 1 messuage and 1 bovate by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value 13s.4d.; to John Salman, 1 messuage and 2 bovates in Low Burnham, 26s.8d.; to William de Byntre, 1 messuage, 15 a. arable, and 1 a. meadow in Epworth, 30s.; to Hugh Cooke, 1 toft called ’Sulbyplace’, 1 croft called ’Lubbancroft’ and 1 croft called ‘Pipercroft’ by rent of a rose, 7s.; to Robert Gobyn, 1 messuage, 1 1/2 bovates and 1 1/2 a. meadow in Epworth, 26s.8d.; to Ralph de Brumham, 40s. rent from various tenants in Haxey; to John de Disworth, 40s. rent in East Ferry, Gunthorpe and East Kinnard’s Ferry; and to Richard Lynne, the passage of Kinnard’s Ferry, annual value 10 marks. Long before his death he granted to John de Brunham and his heirs for ever 10s.6d. out of the 16s. assize rent which he paid in Belton and Butterwick in the isle, in exchange for 15 a. in Belton to enlarge his park of Belgraves in the isle, annual value 20s.; and to Nicholas atte Wode, deceased, and Alice his wife for their lives with reversion to himself and his heirs, 8 messuages and 1/2 bovate in Epworth, annual value 7s. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, and is worth annually, apart from the above grants, £70. Long before he died he granted certain annuities for life: to Edward de Clynton, £20 by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas; to Thomas de Brunham, for his service for works in Gower and other business, 40 marks by his charter shown to the jurors; and to William Fouler, his receiver in the Isle of Axholm, 10 marks. He held no more but long before he died he granted to Hugh de Waterton, knight, his manor of Wroot for life with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is held of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, in socage, amount unknown, annual value 100s. On 15 Feb. 1392 he granted to Robert, bishop of London, and others [as in no. 269 above, with William for Walter bishop of Durham, and Robert for Richard bishop of Chichester] all his lands in Stretton [Rutland] on conditions unknown to the jurors, annual value 60s. He held the following knight’s fees extending at the amounts shown: Gainsborough, 2 fees, 100 marks. Scawby and Sturton by Scawby, 1/2 fee, £4. Haxey, Butterwick and Kelfield, 1/2 fee, £4 Burnham, 1 fee, 10 marks. Haxey, 1/4 fee, 60s. Westwoodside, 1/10 fee, £4. Beltoft and Butterwick, 2/3 fee, 100s. Beltoft, 1/15 fee, 60s. Belton, 1/12 fee, 60s. Owston, 1/20 fee, 40s. Belton, 1/20 fee, 40s. Amcotts, Althorpe and Garthorpe, 1/12 fee, 60s. Blyborough, 1 fee, 20 marks. Burton by Lincoln and West Ferry, 1/2 fee, 100s. South Ferriby, 1 fee, £10. Yawthorpe, 1 fee, 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
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E 152/355, 358