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HENRY SEINT JOHAN
201
Writ 10 Oct. 1406.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 7 Nov
He held the manor of Stockleigh Luccombe in socage of the heirs of William Baggeputz by the service of one pair of white spurs, price 3 1/2d., in the manor at Midsummer, annual value £9 18s.11d. He died on 24 Sept. last. Edward his son and next heir was aged 11 years on 18 Feb. last.
202
Writ 10 Oct. 1406.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Dunster 10 Nov
Long before his death by a fine of 1394 [CP 25(1)/290/57, no.265] he and Isabel his wife granted the manor of East Luccombe with the advowsons of East Luccombe and Selworthy to John Woderove and William Bool, clerk, and they regranted them to him and Isabel and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of the king of the honour of Pinkney by knight service, and not of the crown; annual values, the manor £10, the advowsons 10 marks each. He died on 24 Sept. last. Edward their son and his next heir was 11 on 18 Feb. last and was married during the lifetime of his father. Isabel still lives.
C 137/58, no.21
E 149/89, no.18


JOHN WROTH, KNIGHT
203
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Enfield 13 Oct 1407
In Enfield he held in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage, annual value 13s.4d.; 32 a. arable at 6d., 16s.; 2 a. meadow at 3s., 6s.; and 66s.11d. rent; all of the king in chief by knight service as one eighth of a quarter fee; and 1 a. meadow of the countess of Hereford by a rent of 16d., annual value 20d. In Edmonton he held in his demesne as of fee 1 granary of Adam Fraunceys, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. He died on 21 Aug. last. John his son and next heir was aged 16 years on 24 Sept. last.
204
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Marlborough 1 Oct
Long before his death he granted by charter to William de Wylughby, lord of Eresby, Humphrey de Stafford, senior, knight, Simon Gaunstede, clerk, Master Thomas Felde, Master Thomas Turk, John Hoo, clerk, and William Segreth his manors of Puck Shipton, Fifield, Redlynch, Woodfalls and Barford St. Martin, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. He died on 1 Sept. last. John his son and next heir is aged 15 years and more.
205
Writ 14 Sept. 1407.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Walhampton 6 Oct
He held the manor of Brookley by Lymington in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by a rent of 30s.6d. payable at the manor of Lyndhurst, annual value 13s.4d. He died on 1 Sept. last. John his son and next heir is aged 15 years and more. Long before his death he granted to William de Wylughby, lord of Eresby, and others [as in last] his manors of Over Wallop and Nether Wallop with lands in Broughton, to them, their heirs and assigns.
C 137/58, no.23


MARGERY WIDOW OF WILLIAM BATESFORDE
206
Writ 1 Oct. 1406.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. East Grinstead 23 Nov
By the grant of William Baron and Richard Leghton, clerks, she held for life with remainder to Elizabeth widow of William Fienles, knight, and her heirs, and, failing such heirs, to the right heirs of William Batesforde: Wartling, Dallington, Warbleton, and Herstmonceux, 3 messuages, 100 a. arable, 3 a. meadow, 30 a. wood and 30 a. pasture, of John atte Welle, clerk, of his manor of Bucksteep by a rent of 7s.10d., annual value 26s.8d. Wartling and Herstmonceux, 5 messuages, 100 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 12 a. wood and 20 a. pasture, of the same John atte Welle of his manor of Wartling by a rent of 54s., annual value beyond that 20s. Warbleton, 1 watermill, with 100 a. wood and 40 a. pasture in Herstmonceux, of Robert Oxebrugge, Richard Brenchesle and John Wodelond of their manor of Herstmonceux by a rent of 20s.3d., annual value 20s. Hailsham, 30 a. arable and 12 a. pasture, of the prior of Michelham by a rent of 6d., annual value 5s. Boreham, 11s.6d. rent, of the abbot of Bayham of his manor of Rocklands by a rent of 4d. Pevensey, Horse Eye and Manxey, 250 a. marshland within the bounds of the Cinque Ports, of Lord de la Warr in socage of his manor of Bestnover by a rent of 1d., annual value £10. She died on 21 Jan. last. Roger Fienles, son of William Fienles, knight, is kinsman and heir, being the son and heir of Elizabeth, daughter of Margery, aged 21 years and more.
C 137/58, no.24


EDITH WIFE OF ROGER DE FROME, AND GOLENTA DAVYS
207
Writ 5 May 1407; and writ for Golenta Davys, 5 Feb. 1407.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Crewkerne 6 Aug
John Sydenham of Weston held in his demesne as of fee 3 messuages, 78 1/2 a. arable, 22 a. meadow and 5 a. wood in Frome and gave them to Edith, wife of Roger de Frome, and John Roules, her son, to them and the heirs of John, by charter dated 9 June 1391 shown to the jurors. They are held of the lord of the manor of Frome, which manor is held of the king in chief; annual value 26s.8d. She died on 27 Sept. 1399 when the manor was in the king’s hands. John Roules, her son and next heir, is aged 40 years and more. Walter Craas, William Hogkyns, Thomas Pilton, Philip Loryng and Agnes his wife, William Walbrugg, chaplain, and Henry Payn have held them since her death and taken the profits, title unknown. Golenta Davys held nothing in Somerset. She died on 4 Oct. 1406. There is no heir because she was a bastard and died without heirs of her body.
C 137/58, no.45
E 149/89, no.17


JOHN DE SUTTON
208
Writ 12 Sept. 1406.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Wolverhampton 18 Sept
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by baron service: Dudley, the castle, annual value nil; Sedgley, the manor, annual value £66 15s.6d.; Kingswinford, the manor and advowson, annual value, beyond farm of £11 10s.6 1/2d. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, £4 5s.; Rowley Regis, the manor, annual value 112s.1d.; Himley and Upper Penn, the manors, as parcel of the castle of Dudley, annual values £10 7s. 1 1/2d. and £7 13s.4d. In Tipton he held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 6 a. meadow and 6 a. pasture of the lord of Tipton, service unknown, annual value 40s. He also held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 12 a. meadow in the king’s forest of Kinver called Prestwood by the serjeanty of keeping the king’s hay of Ashwood in that forest, annual value 2 marks. He died on 3 Sept. John his son and next heir was aged 5 years on 6 Jan. last.
209
Writ 11 Nov. 1406.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester 16 Nov
He held in his demesne as of fee in the borough of Dudley 1 messuage, 2 curtilages, 100s. rent and 1 field called ‘Overlordesfeld’, ‘Yorkespark’ and ‘le Parkefeld’, annual value £6; and £6 yearly foreign rents of Dudley; all parcels of the castle of Dudley in Staffordshire, which is held of the king in chief by the service of half a barony. Date of death and heir as above. [Note at foot]: Constance who was wife of John Sutton in the presence of Sanchia who was wife of Walter Blunt, knight.
C 137/58, no.46
E 149/88, no.8


PHILIP FITZWARYN
210
Writ 11 Oct. 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon 20 Oct
He held the manor of Wantage with the hundred for life, with reversion to Fulk son of Fulk Fitzwaryn, knight, the manor in socage of the lordship of Pembroke in Wales by the service of 1 pair of gilt spurs or 6d. payable at Christmas, the hundred of the king rendering 100s. by the sheriff for hidage by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas as part of the farm of the shire, annual value £55. He died on 7 Sept. last. Fulk son of Fulk Fitzwaryn was then aged 17 years. Alice his daughter and next heir is aged 1 1/2 years.
211
Writ, certis de causis certiorari, as to the extent of the manor of Wantage, which is in the king’s hands owing to the death of Philip, who held for life, and the minority of Fulk the heir; to have the extent before the barons of the exchequer in the quindence of Michaelmas, 14 July 1408.
BERKSHIRE. Wantage. Extent of the manor made there 18 Sept
There are: a hall roofed with thatch; a high chamber with chapel annexed … ruined … a chamber to the east of the hall; another chamber … 3 cellars, namely pantry, buttery and ‘larderhous’ with a kitchen roofed with tiles; also a long stable… also a little … to the south of the hall roofed with … ‘deschambr’ roofed with tiles; also 2 barns with a long house called …house, ruinous and in great need of repair, yielding nothing yearly; in the close a great garden … 20s. yearly; 30 a. in demesne … meadow; 30 a. in demesne in the south field with pasture on the down, annual value 20s.; … meadow called ‘Lysley’ and another called ‘Rokeseye’, each 13s.4d. yearly; another called … 13s.4d.; fair and market, 20s.; the hundred… and no more because it renders 100s. yearly to the king in fee farm by the sheriff, namely at Lady Day and … assize rents from various tenants £26.
C 137/58, no.47
E 149/91, no.18


AUBREY WYTTELBURY
212
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Sleaford 10 Jan 1407
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held 2 cottages and 6 a. in Billingborough of the king of the fee of Hay, the fee being in the king’s hands owing to the forfeiture of Thomas earl of Kent; annual value of the cottages nil because certain rents are payable to the countess of Kent, Lord Beaumont and the prior of Sempringham, service unknown; annual value of the 6 a., 2s. He died on 13 Nov. last. Isabel his daughter and next heir is aged 5 years and more.
213
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Oakham 21 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, certain lands and tenements in Empingham of John de Basynges, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d. On 13 Jan. last he granted by deed to John de Berkele, knight, Roger Flore, John Shordych and others one quarter of the manor of Whissendine called Wittlebury manor by collusion to defraud and exclude the king from the marriage of his heir. The quarter, annual value £20, was held of Edward duke of York, who once held it of the king of the honour of Huntingdon as an eighth part of a knight’s fee. He died on 18 Nov. last. Isabel his daughter and next heir is aged 4 years and more.
214
Writ 3 Dec. 1406.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 3 Jan 1407
Long before his death by a deed dated at Horton on 27 July 1405 he granted to John son and heir of John de Tyryngham, knight, and his heirs and assigns without fraud or collusion a rent of £4 from the lands and tenements in Horton which Robert de Sutton and Margery his wife held for their lives by his (Aubrey’s) grant, and a rent of 23s.4d. from lands and tenements which Robert Aleyn, Agnes his wife and Robert their son held for their lives, also by his grant, in the vill and field of Blakesley, with the reversion of all these lands and tenements after the deaths of Robert and Margery, and Robert, Agnes and Robert. They all attorned to John de Tyryngham, the son. The lands in Horton are held partly of Reynold Lord Grey of Ruthin, partly of the barony of Odell, by what and how much service they do not know, annual value 40s.; those in Blakesley are held partly of the prince [of Wales], partly of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service also unknown, annual value 23s.4d. Date of death and heir as above [no.213].
C 137/58, no.48
E 149/89, no.9


ROGER LESCROP, KNIGHT
215
Writ 6 Nov. 1406.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 17 Jan 1407
With Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held in his demesne in fee tail the manor of Langar by the grant of John de Gunwardby and Benet de Goteham, clerk, by a fine of Richard II [CP 25(1)/289/54, no.150] to them and their heirs, with remainder to the right heirs of Margaret. It is held of the king of the honour of Peverel by knight service, annual value £40. He also held in his demesne as of fee a rent of 1 grain of pepper from a cottage in Epperstone, which John Spencer held of him by fealty and rendering the pepper at Christmas. He held it of Edward Dodyngsels of the barony of Odingsells, Edward being under age in the king’s ward. He died on 3 Dec. 1403. Richard Lescrop, his son and next heir, was aged 13 years on 31 May 1406.
C 137/58, no.49


RALPH HASTYNGS, KNIGHT
216
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found by an inquisition before Richard Redmane that Ralph Hastyngs, who rebelled on 1 May 1405 and was condemned at Durham on 20 July, held certain lands and tenements in Sutton in Holderness, but his estate in them was not stated, 3 March 1407.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle 1 April
William Gower and William Gybson, clerks, and John Hastynges of Burnby and Robert de Thorneton, esquires, held 1 messuage, 16 cottages, 6 bovates, 29 1/2 a. meadow and 30s. rent in Sutton in Holderness and gave them to Ralph Hastyngs, knight, father of Ralph, to hold to himself and the heirs of his body, and so they descended to Ralph as son and heir. He assigned a third part to Maud, widow of the elder Ralph, in dower. She lives and still holds it. He held two parts all his life with the reversion of the third part. All are held of the archbishop of York of his manor of Beverley by a rent of 1 grain of pepper. [Cf. CIM VII, no.365]. Richard Hastynges, the brother and next heir of Ralph, who died without heirs of his body, is aged 24 years and more.
C 137/58, no.50


ELIZABETH WIDOW OF WARIN LERCHEDEKENE, KNIGHT
217
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Lostwithiel 21 Sept
She held the manor of ‘Estanton’ of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, by knight service of his manor of ‘Westanton’ by the grant of Martin Lerchdekene and Henry Nanfan to Warin and herself and the heirs of Warin with reversion to Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay of Baunton, knight, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, daughters and heirs of Warin, annual value £14 12s.9d. She held the advowson of Haccombe in Devonshire, to which the chantry of ‘Overdyk’ is annexed, by the grant of Matthew Gornay, Thomas Tryvet and Baldwin Malet, knights, and John Hulle to Warin and herself, their heirs and the right heirs of Warin, annual value nil. Warin held the following manors in his demesne as of fee. He married Elizabeth, and they had three daughters, Eleanor, Philippa and Margery, as above. He died and Elizabeth was granted a third part of each in dower, with reversion to their daughters: Penpill, of Alexander Chambernon and Joan his wife, one of the daughters of Martin de Ferrers, Thomas Bonevyll and Joan his wife, daughter of Elizabeth, another daughter of Martin, and John son of Lena, the third daughter and heir of Martin, of their manor of Shillingham by knight service, annual value of the third part, £15 9s.1d. Veryan, of the prince [of Wales] of his castle of Launceston in the duchy of Cornwall in socage, annual value of the third part £17 12s.11 1/2d. Lanherne and the advowson, of the prince of the same castle and duchy; annual values, third part of the manor 33s.4d., advowson nil. Lancare, of the prince of the same castle and duchy in socage, annual value of the third part 50s. Roseworthy, of John de la Pomeray, knight, of his manor of Pomery, annual value of the third part £7 4d. Bejowan, of the prior of Bodmin in socage of his manor of Rialton, annual value of the third part 109s. Domellick, of John Arundell of his manor of Carminowe, annual value of the third part 13s.4d. She died on 1 Aug. last. Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, aged 24 years and more, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay, knight, aged 21 years and more, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, aged 16 years and more, are her daughters and heirs.
218
Writ, plura, 8 Feb. 1408.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 13 March
She held more than was stated in the previous inquisition, namely in dower: 2 cottages and 2 ferlings in Cadson, annual value 6s.8d.; 1 cottage and 1 ferling in Furzenapp, 3s.4d.; 1 cottage, and 1 ferling in Dinnerdake, 3s.4d.; and 1 cottage and 1 ferling in Crist, 3s.4d. They formed part of a grant of Adam Prestre, clerk, to John Lerchedeken and Cecily his wife, comprising 5 messuages, 1 mill, 2 carucates and 6d. rent in Dinnerdake, Furzenapp, Upham, Cadson, Crist, Hayfield, Cadson Bury and Manadon by a fine of 1365 [CP 25(1)/288/47, no.647] to them with successive remainders to Ralph their son and his heirs male, Warin brother of Ralph and his heirs male, and Richard brother of Warin and his heirs male. John and Cecily died. Ralph died without heirs male. Richard had a son, Thomas, and Warin died without heirs male, and so they should remain to Thomas son of Richard, who is aged 21 years and more. They are held of the earl of Stafford of his manor of Calliland in socage. Apart from them she held no more than stated in the previous inquisition.
219
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Leominster 21 Sept
She held the castle, manor and advowson of Richard’s Castle of the king in chief by the service of one knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. Richard Goure holds the manor of Pudlestone of the castle by the service of 1 fee. Roger Erlyche and Richard Lucas each hold 1 carucate of the castle by the service of a quarter of a fee. She died on 3 Aug. last. Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, knight, aged 24 years and more, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay, knight, aged 21 years and more, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell, aged 16 years and more, are the daughters and heirs of Warin and herself. The prior and brothers of the hospital of St. John of Ludlow hold the hamlet of Ludford of the castle and manor of Richard’s Castle in pure and perpetual alms.
220
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Leominster 21 Sept
She held in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief the manor and castle of Richard’s Castle, annual value 20 marks, and the advowson of the church there, annual value nil. She held the following knight’s fees of the king in chief in fee simple: Pudlestone 1 fee, and Richard’s Castle 1/4 fee and 1/4 fee. Littleton on Severn 1/2 fee, Ullington 1/2 fee, and Naunton 1/2 fee, all in Gloucestershire. Carton 1 fee, Impney 1 fee, Astwood 1/4 fee, Kingshill 1/4 fee, Elmbridge 1 1/6 fees, Purshull 1/2 fee, Elmbridge 1/10 fee, Cotheridge 1/12 fee, Shelsley Walsh 1/4 fee, Lower Sapey 1/4 fee, Edvin Loach 1/2 fee with the advowson, Crowle 1 fee, Witton, 1/2 fee, and Rock and Hollin 1 fee, all in Worcestershire. Kineton 1 fee, Farnborough 1 fee, and Halloughton 1/4 fee, all in Warwickshire. All belong to the castle of Richard’s Castle. Date of death and heirs as above.
221
Writ 21 Oct. 1407.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Maldon 26 Oct
She held in her demesne as of fee half the manor of Woodham Mortimer with half the advowson of the king of the honour of Peverel as one quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value of the half manor £4. Date of death and heirs as above.
222
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Ludlow 19 Sept
She held in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: the hamlet of Woofferton and a watermill there, annual value £7; the hamlets of Batchcott and Overton, annual value 60s.; and the hamlets of Halton and Hill Halton, annual value 3s.9d. She had held the hamlet of Leintwardine in Wigmoreland in the March of Wales and granted it to William Lynour for life with reversion to herself and her heirs. He is still alive, and so she died holding the reversion. It was held of Edmund earl of March of his manor of Wigmore; annual value 63s. She held in fee simple of the king in chief: the advowsons of the free chapel called ‘le Polehousse’, and of a prebend in the church of Burford, annual values nil; and the following knight’s fees: Neen Sollars 1 fee; Marlbrook and Tetshill 1/2 fee; Ashford Bowdler 1/14 fee; Overton 1/4 fee; Woofferton 1/4 fee; and Tilsop 1/2 fee; all belonging to the castle and manor of Richard’s Castle in Herefordshire. Date of death and heirs as above.
223
Writ 3 Sept. 1407.
DEVON. Inquisition. Newton Abbot 26 Sept
She held by the grant of Matthew Gournay, knight, Baldwin Malet, knight, and John Hulle to Warin and herself and their heirs: Haccombe and Ringmore, the manors with the advowson of Haccombe and of a chantry there, of the earl of Devon of the honour of Okehampton by knight service, annual value £9 5s. Combe, the manor, of William de la Zouche of his castle of Totnes by knight service, annual value 40s. South Tawton, the manor, of Thomas earl of Warwick in socage, annual value £8. She held the manor of Shobrooke for life by the grant of Thomas Raymonde, with reversion to the right heirs of Warin. It is held of John earl of Somerset of his manor of Sampford Peverell in socage; annual value £8 2s. The heirs of Warin and herself are their daughters, Eleanor wife of Walter Lucy, Philippa wife of Hugh Courtenay of Baunton, and Margery wife of Thomas Arundell. She held in dower of Warin with reversion to the same three daughters a third part of a carucate in Mainstone and a third part of a rent of 18d. from the lands of John and Walter Heryng there, of Peter Whitelegh of his manor of Egg Buckland by knight service, annual value 5s.6d. Also in dower of Warin by grant of Adam Prestre, clerk, to John Lerchdekene, knight, his father, Cecily his mother and their heirs male; Thomas son of Richard, brother of Warin, now having the reversion by default of other heirs male: Withy Bridge, a third part of 1 messuage and of 1 carucate, of John Courtenay and Joan his wife of their manor of Broad Clyst by knight service, annual value 20s. Coleridge, a third part of a messuage and of 60 a., of Richard Courtenay, clerk, of his manor of Ilton by knight service, annual value 8s.6d. Manadon, a third part of 1 messuage and of 1 carucate, of William Lord la Zouche of his castle of Totnes by knight service, annual value 23s.8d. Buckland in the Moor, a third part of the manor, of John son and heir of John Brightelegh, service unknown to the jurors, annual value 100s. Hoodown next Dartmouth, a third part of 2 messuages and of 2 ferlings, of John Pomeray, knight, by knight service, annual value 8s. Leigham, a third part of the manor, of Richard Courtenay, clerk, of his manor of Ilton by knight service, annual value 21s. Date of death and heirs as above.
224
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 20 March 1408
She held no more in Devon than was stated in the first inquisition.
225
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found that she held in dower certain lands and tenements in Withy Bridge, Coleridge, Manadon, Buckland in the Moor, Hoodown by Dartmouth and Leigham [as above, no.223] which Warin had held by the grant of Adam Prestre, but the authority was not given, 26 Nov. 1407.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 20 March 1408
Elizabeth held these lands in dower after the death of Warin. He held these third parts with the other two parts in virtue of a grant by Adam Prestre, clerk, by a fine of 1365 [CP 25(1)/288/47, no.647]. By this fine Prestre granted to John Lerchedekene and Cecily for their lives 5 messuages, 2 mills, 11 1/2 carucates, 12 a. meadow, 11 a. pasture, 120 1/2 a. wood and £20 11s.6d. rent in Leigham, Coleridge, South Tawton, Lobb, Churchill, Pickwell, Higher Ham, Netherham, Hasland, Withy Bridge, Hoodown, Buckland and Manadon. Of this, 1 messuage, 2 carucates, 12 a. meadow and 3 a. pasture in Withy Bridge and Hoodown were to remain after the deaths of John and Cecily to Robert (brother of John, Odo, Richard, Warin and Ralph) their son and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin, Ralph and Richard and their heirs male in turn. One messuage, 1 mill, 3 carucates, 100 a. wood, and 26s. rent in Leigham and Coleridge were to remain similarly to Warin, son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Ralph and Richard and their heirs male. One messuage and 1 carucate in Manadon with lands in Cornwall, described as 1 messuage, 1 mill, 2 carucates, 12 a. pasture and 6d. rent in Dinnerdake, Furzenapp, Upham, Cadson, Crist, Hayfield, Cadson Bury and Manaton, were to remain similarly to Ralph, son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin and Richard and their heirs male. The manor of Buckland in the Moor, described as 1 messuage, 2 carucates and 41s. rent in Buckland and Oakford, was to remain similarly to Reynold (brother of Martin, Robert, John, Odo, Richard, Warin and Ralph), son of John and Cecily, and his heirs male, with successive remainders in default of such heirs to his brothers Warin, Ralph and Richard and their heirs male. John and Cecily are dead. Robert, Ralph and Reynold died without heirs male. Richard had issue Thomas, who is still living. Richard died, and Warin died without heirs male. Therefore Thomas is heir to all the third parts held by Elizabeth in dower of Warin.
C 137/58, no.39; 68, no.39
E 149/89, no.7
E 152/418


THOMAS SON OF THOMAS POURE, KNIGHT
226
Writ 18 Sept. 1407.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford 27 Sept
The following, which were held by Thomas Poure, knight, in his demesne as of fee, were taken into the king’s hands on account of the minority of Thomas his son, who died in the king’s ward, and they remain in the king’s hands: Black Bourton by Bampton, 1 messuage, 2 carucates, 30 a. meadow and 100s. rent payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Lady Day, held of William Garnon, esquire, by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, messuage nil, 2 carucates 100s., 30 a. 5 marks. Wendlebury, 1 toft, 1 carucate and 10 a. meadow, of the heirs of Amery de Sancto Amando by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, the toft nil, carucate 40s., 10 a. 20s. Charlton on Otmoor, 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 6 a. meadow, of the priory of Ware rendering 6d. yearly to the priory at its manor of Charlton and suit of court every 3 weeks; annual values, messuage nil, carucate 100s., 6 a. 12s. Thomas the son died on 27 Aug. last. Agnes wife of William Wynselowe, sister of Thomas the son, aged 28 years and more, is next heir.
227
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon 26 Sept 1407
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 toft, 1/2 carucate, 6 a. meadow and 13s. rent payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Midsummer, in Garford of the abbey of Abingdon by knight service, amount unknown to the jurors; annual values, toft nil, 1/2 carucate 6s.8d., 6 a. 10s. Owing to his death and the minority of his heir they are in the king’s hands. Date of death of Thomas the son, and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.51


PHILIPPA WIFE OF HENRY LESCROP OF MASHAM, KNIGHT
228
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Cirencester 5 April 1407
She held in her demesne as of fee 1 tenement, 5 1/2 a. meadow and 40s. rent from various tenants in Oakle Street of John Cheyny of his manor of Newent by fealty, annual value 53s.4d. She died on 19 Nov. last. Elizabeth wife of Robert Lovell is her next heir, aged 24 years and more.
229
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 12 March 1407
She held in her demesne as of fee: Kingston Seymour, the manor and advowson, of Robert Latymer, knight, by knight service, annual value £22 8s. Somerton Erle, the manor, with 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 10 a. meadow and 10 a. pasture in Somerton Randolf, of Elizabeth Julers, countess of Kent, by knight service, annual value £16 6s.8d. Downhead and Stoke, the manors, of Philip Haucton by knight service, annual value £13 6s.8d. Shockerwick and Batheaston, the manors, of the bishop of Bath, service unknown, annual value £8 10s. She died on 19 Nov. last without heirs of her body. Heir as above.
230
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 11 March 1407
She held in her demesne as of fee 2 messuages, 40 a. arable, 12 a. meadow and 3 pasture closes in Lower Kingcombe of Humphrey Stafford, knight, by knight service and a rent of 2 lb. wax payable at Michaelmas, annual value 40s.; and 2 messuages and 20 a. arable in Toller Porcorum of John Lisle, knight, by knight service, annual value 24s. Date of death and heir as above.
231
Writ 11 Dec. 1406.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 8 April 1407
She held in her demesne as of fee 1 toft, 60 a. arable and 8 a. meadow in Littleton of the abbot of Westminster by fealty, annual value 26s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
232
KENT. Inquisition. Dartford 16 April 1407
She held in her demesne as of fee: Chelsfield, the manor and advowson, of the king of the fee of Lisle, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by knight service, and 7 a. meadow in Shoreham with 3 a. meadow in Otford of the archbishop of Canterbury in socage of his manor of Otford, annual value together £19. East Hall, the manor, with 16s.3d. rent in Hever and 12 a. meadow in St. Mary Cray, of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, in socage of his manor of Orpington, annual value £6. Fawkham, the manor with the advowsons of the church and chantry there, of the bishop of Rochester by knight service, annual value 100s. Ash, the manor, of Thomas earl of Arundel of his manor of Kemsing by the service of a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value £6. ‘Bywyndell’, 3s., 3 hens and 15 eggs yearly rent, of John Fernyngham by fealty. Hills Court, 3s. and 6 hens yearly rent, and 7s., 2 cocks and 12 hens in Southfleet, of the prior of Rochester by fealty. Hartley, 36 a., of John Urban by fealty and a rent of 10s., annual value 3s.4d., and 3s. rent from lands there, of John Urban, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.54
E 149/89, no.5


THOMAS HAUKYNS
233
Writ 24 Feb. 1407.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Chipping Sodbury 7 April
Thomas Haukyns of Thornbury was convicted of felony before John Cassy and John Derhurst, justices to deliver the gaol of Gloucester castle, on 18 June 1397. He died on 8 May 1402. When he was convicted he held 1 tenement in Thornbury of the earl of Stafford by a yearly rent of 6d., annual value 13s.4d. This was once held in her demesne as of fee by Isolda Dymond. She gave it to William Haukyns, father of Thomas, and his heirs. Afterwards William Haukyns married Isolda Dymond. William Haukyns gave it to Thomas and his heirs, with reversion failing such heirs to the right heirs of Isold a. Thomas died without heirs of his body. Therefore the reversion is to John Dymond as son and heir of Isolda, aged 30 years and more. John Busshere has had the profits since the death of Thomas.
C 137/59, no.55


JOHN DE DALTON, KNIGHT
234
Writ 8 Feb. 1407.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Bulwick 10 March
He held 3d. rent from the men of Apethorpe from the fee farm of the town in his demesne as of fee. Also jointly with Isabel his wife, who survives him, £39 19s. rent from the same fee farm there by the gift of Roger Thomlynson of Bispham and William de Grenehurst, to hold for their lives by a fine made with royal licence [CP 25(1)/179/90, no.25; licence 18 June 1402, CPR 1401–5, p.106], with successive remainders except for the 3d. to Roger their son for his life, the heirs of the bodies of John and Isabel, the heirs of the body of Roger, the heirs of the body of John, and his right heirs. He died on 18 Nov. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
C 137/59, no.56
E 149/89, no.13


ALICE WIDOW OF BRIAN DE WYNDESORE
235
Writ 1 Dec. 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford 15 July 1407
She held nothing in Berkshire. She died on 1 Oct. last. Richard son of Brian, brother and heir of Miles de Wyndesore, is next heir and aged 8 years on 26 May last.
236
Writ 1 Dec. 1406.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester 16 April 1407
She held for life of the inheritance of Richard de Wyndesore, son of Brian and herself: Bentworth, the manor called ‘la Halle’, of John Malton, knight, of his manor of Bentworth in socage by a rent of £7 16s.8d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 66s.8d. Both manors of Bentworth are held of the king of the manor of Odiham. Alton, the manor of ‘le Mulle’, of Elizabeth countess of Kent of the ancient demesne of the crown in socage by a rent of £4 5s.9d., annual value 40s. Bramshill, 1 carucate, 4 a. meadow and 4 a. wood, of Thomas Ponyng, Lord St. John, by knight service, annual value 20s. Bere, 1/2 carucate, of Lord St. John by knight service, annual value 10s. Greatham, 1 messuage and 1/2 carucate, of John Golafre and Nicola his wife in right of Nicola by knight service, annual value 10s. Froyle, 1 toft and 1/2 virgate, of the abbess of St. Mary of Winchester in socage by a rent of 4s. payable at Easter, annual value 4s. She died on 1 Oct. last. Richard son and heir of Brian and Alice will be aged 8 years on 22 May next.
C 137/59, no.57
E 149/90, no.3


ISABEL WIDOW OF JOHN KENDALE
237
Writ 11 Oct. 1406.
DORSET. Inquisition. Beaminster 15 Oct
She held in her demesne in fee tail 1 toft and 40 a. in Fordington of the prince of England [sic] in chief of his manor of Fordington by knight service, annual value 13s.4d. She died on 23 Sept. last. John son of John Kendale and Isabel, her next heir, was aged 16 years and no more on 12 June last.
238
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil 15 Oct 1406
She held in her demesne in fee tail: Milborne Port, 1 messuage and 20 a., of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 6s.8d. Lower Weare, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of Fulk son and heir of Fulk Fitzwaryn, a minor in the king’s ward, of his manor of Huntspill by knight service, annual value 20s. Wick, the manor, of Elizabeth Julers, countess of Kent, by a rent of 30s., annual value 40s. Hummer, 1 messuage and 50 a., of the countess of Salisbury by knight service, annual value 20s. East Lambrook, 1 messuage and 30 a. arable and meadow, of the bishop of Bath and Wells by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 6s.8d. Ashton, 1 messuage and 30 a., of the dean and chapter of St. Andrew’s, Wells, by a rent of 2s., annual value 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.58
E 149/89, no.14


ELEANOR WIDOW OF JOHN BROUN
239
Writ 14 June 1407.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Biggleswade 4 June 1408
She held two parts of the manor of Wrestlingworth, and 1 messuage and 140 a. there called ‘Shewelond’ in her demesne as of fee. She also held for life the third part of the same manor by the name of a third part of Hereford’s manor in Wrestlingworth, and 3 messuages and 33 1/2 a. there called ‘Herefordesdower’ by the grant of Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng, clerk. By their charter dated at Wrestlingworth on 1 Oct. 1402 Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng granted to John Asplion and Katherine his wife, Richard Clifford, clerk, and Ralph Bateman, and their heirs and assigns, this third part of Hereford’s manor in Wrestlingworth with all the lands belonging to it called ‘Herefordesdower’, which were formerly of William Brittevyle and which Eleanor held for life by their grant, on condition that if after the death of Eleanor the next heir of Oliver de Raghton, deceased, or anyone in his name should pay 40 marks to John Asplion and Katherine in St. Paul’s church, London, then they, John and Katherine, and Richard Clifford and Ralph Bateman would enfeoff the heir of Oliver in the third part to him and the heirs of his body. Failing such heirs it should descend to the right heirs of Eleanor. If John, Katherine and the others refused to enfeoff the heir of Oliver after the delivery of the 40 marks, then Robert Wareyne and John Ferthyng and their heirs might re-enter the third part and hold it to themselves and their heirs, the charter notwithstanding. Eleanor in virtue of this, but not otherwise, attorned to John and Katherine Asplion, Richard Clifford and Ralph Bateman. The two parts of the manor are held with the third part of the king of the manor of Sutton, parcel of the duchy of Lancaster, by a rent of 8s.; annual value, two parts 100s., the third part 40s. She died on 10 June 1407. John de Raghton, son of Oliver de Raghton, son of Eleanor, is next heir, aged 17 years on 2 Feb. last.
240
Writ 14 June 1407.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Carlisle 15 Oct
She held in her demesne as of fee: Gamelsby by Burgh by Sands, 9 messuages, 75 a. arable and half a mill, of the king in chief by a cornage rent of 7s., annual value 4 marks. Crofton, 1 messuage and 18 a. arable, of Robert de Briscow at fee farm of 5s., annual value 2s. Thornby, 2 messuages and 18 a. arable, of John Raghton by a cornage rent of 7 1/2d., annual value 12d. Blencogo, 1 messuage and 20 a. arable, of Richard de Redmayne, knight, by a cornage rent of 4 1/2d., annual value 3s.4d. Bromfield, 2 messuages and 20 a. arable, of William Bromfeld by a cornage rent of 14d., annual value 13s.4d. Crookdale, 2 messuages and 14 a. arable, of William Bromfeld at fee farm of 1/2d., annual value 6s.8d. Blaithwaite, 1 purpresture so-called, of the king by a rent of 15s. payable at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value nil beyond that. Caldbeck, 7 a. arable, of Ralph de Nevill, earl of Westmorland, at fee farm of 6d., annual value 12d. Newlands, 1 messuage and 20 a. arable, of the king in chief by knight service and the payment of 9s. yearly at the exchequer of Carlisle, annual value 18d. ‘Langholme’, 9 messuages, 35 a. arable and 1 mill of the king in chief by a fee farm of 10s. payable at Carlisle, annual value 40s. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/59, no.59
E 149/91, no.1


NICHOLAS WODELOT
241
Writ 9 July 1406.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Newbury 15 Nov
On 17 Sept. 1366 long before his death, being sane and of full age, he granted to Thomas Wodelot, his son, and Eleanor then his wife, now Lady de Sancto Amando, his manor of Enborne with the advowson and all his other lands in the county to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, and failing them to their right heirs, by charter shown to the jurors. They held during the life of Thomas, and since then Eleanor, now Lady de Sancto Amando, has held of the queen of her manor of Hampstead Marshall, which was formerly held by the Earl Marshal, by the service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks. He died on 20 Nov. 1371. William Pureshute, his kinsman and next heir, is now aged 30 years and more.
C 137/59 no.60


JOHN PABENHAM
242
Writ 28 July 1407.
KENT. Inquisition. Appledore 17 Sept
He held in his demesne in fee tail 44 a. arable and pasture in Blackmanstone, Newchurch and St. Mary in the Marsh called Turnegate, of which 13 a. in Blackmanstone are held of the king in chief by knight service and by a rent of 8d. for the ward of Dover castle, and a rent of 20d. is also payable to Nicholas Haute, knight, at his manor of Blackmanstone on St. Andrew’s day; and 31 a. are held by the custom of gavelkind, 30 [recte 25?] of the archbishop of Canterbury of his court of Aldington by fealty, suit of court every three weeks and 3s.4d. rent payable at various terms, and 6 of the archbishop of his court of Lyminge by fealty, suit of court and a rent of 15d.; annual value of the 44 a., beyond fencing (wattar), water courses (watergang), scot and lot, marsh and fixed rents, at 12d., 44s. Similarly he held a free rent of 32s. and 20 hens, worth 3s.4d. or 2d. each., from various tenants in St. Martin’s Pountney, Ivychurch and Old Romney, the money payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, the hens at Christmas, of the archbishop of his court of Aldington in gavelkind. All these Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll gave to Elizabeth de Clifford and her heirs by a fine of 1302 [CP 25(1)/99/77, no.544]. Elizabeth was [afterwards] the wife of John de Pabenham. They held, and had a son Thomas, who entered and held these lands as heir of Elizabeth. Lawrence Pabenham, knight, succeeded as son and heir of Thomas. He married Elizabeth Engayne and has issue Katherine wife of Thomas Aylesbury, knight, and she is still living. Elizabeth Engayne died. Lawrence then married Joan Daubeneye and had issue John Pabenham and Eleanor wife of John de Thryngham. Lawrence held the premises, and after his death John his son and heir, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. They should therefore descend to Katherine and Eleanor, daughters of Lawrence and next heirs of John. John died on 26 July last. Katherine is aged 30 years and more, Eleanor 19 years and more.
243
Writ 28 July 1407.
He held the manor of Thenford called ‘Pabenham maner’ in his demesne in fee tail. Margery wife of Nicholas de Cryoll by a fine of 1309 [CP 25(1)/175/62, no.31] shown to the jurors gave it, described as 1 messuage, 1 carucate, 20 a. meadow, 8 a. pasture and 8 marks rent in Thenford, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth, from whom it descended [as in no.242 above] to John de Pabenham, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. The manor is held of John Longevyll of his manor of Wolverton in Buckinghamshire, service unknown, annual value £6. It should descend to Katherine and Eleanor, the daughters and heirs of Lawrence de Pabenham. Date of death and age of heirs as above. [E 149/88, no.14]: 27 July to 6 Nov. 1/4 year and 13 days—34s.4d.
Writ to partition the lands, 6 Nov. 1407.
244
Writ 28 July 1407.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Turvey 30 Aug
He held in his demesne as of fee: Hinwick, 1 tenement, 1 messuage and 11 a., of the king in chief by a rent of 2s. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, annual value 6s.; 1 messuage and 53 1/2 a., of Reynold Grey of Ruthin by a rent of 20s., annual value beyond that 10s. Little Odell, 1 messuage with curtilage and 1 rood, of the lord of Odell, service unknown, annual value 3d. Eleanor wife of John de Tyryngham, his sister, is heir to these holdings in fee simple. He held the manor of Hinwick with its appurtenances in Harrold and Hinwick by Podington in fee tail because Margery Cryoll by a fine of 1304 [CP 25(1)/3/37, no.19] gave them, described as 1 messuage, 60 a. wood, 60 a. pasture and 4 carucates and 2 1/4 virgates, except 53 1/2 a. there, to John de Pabenham, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, from whom they descended [as in no.242 above] to John de Pabenham, who died under age in the king’s ward without heirs of his body. They should descend to Katherine and Eleanor, the daughters and heirs of Lawrence de Pabenham. The manor is held of John Latimer, service unknown, annual value 8 marks. The 53 1/2 a. are held of Reynold Grey of Ruthin as above. Date of death and ages of heirs as above [no.242].
C 137/59, no.61
E 149/88, no.14


THOMAS DE NEVYLL, KNIGHT
245
Writ 14 March 1407.
YORK. Inquisition. Rotherham 5 April
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnivall, knight, held in her demesne as of fee the castle and lordship of Sheffield and the manors of Treeton and Whiston. She married Thomas Nevyll and they had issue Maud, now wife of John Talbot and still living. Joan died and Thomas held by the courtesy of England. Sheffield castle and manor is held of the king in chief by fealty and the rendering of two white greyhounds at Midsummer; annual value 100 marks. Treeton and Whiston manors are held of Andrew Loterell by knight service; annual values 20 marks and £10. He died on 14 March. Maud, the daughter of Joan and himself, is one heir, aged 15 years and more. Joan, his daughter by Ankaret his wife, who survives him, is his other heir, aged 3 years and more.
246
Writ 14 March 1407.
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnyvall, knight, held 2 messuages and 13 shops in the parish of St. Andrew Holborn, in the suburbs, in her demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage, as is all London, annual value 5 marks. She married Thomas Nevyll. They had a daughter Maud, now wife of John Talbot, and after the death of Joan Thomas held by the courtesy of England with remainder to Maud. Date of death and heirs as above, Joan aged 3 1/2 years and more.
247
Writ 14 March 1407.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Colnbrook 16 April
Joan daughter and heir of William de Fournyvalle, knight, held in her demesne as of fee the manor of Farnham Royal with the hamlet of Seer Green. She married Thomas de Nevyll, who held by the courtesy of England after her death, with remainder to their daughter Maud, now wife of John Talbot. It is held of the king by the service of finding a glove (tixoteca) for the king’s right hand on the day of the coronation and supporting his right arm whilst he holds his royal sceptre; annual value £20 payable by equal parts at the four principal terms. Date of death and heirs as above.
248
Writ 14 March 1407.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Munslow 20 April
He held in his demesne as of fee in right of the inheritance of Ankaret his wife 3 messuages and 1 carucate in Peaton and Diddlebury in Corvedale of Ankaret Talbot, lady of Corfton, service unknown, annual value 20s. Similarly in right of Ankaret he held of the king in chief: the manor of Sutton Maddock, service unknown, annual value £10; the manor of Corfton, the hay of Earnstrey and the chase of Clee by knight service, annual value £20; and the manor of Wrockwardine also by knight service, annual value £13 6s.8d. By the courtesy of England he held for life after the death of Joan, his first wife, daughter and heir of William Furnyvall, knight, one knight’s fee in Hopton Cangeford, with reversion to Maud, wife of John Talbot and daughter and heir of Joan and himself. It is held of the heirs of John Hopton and worth 100s. when a vacancy occurs. Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
249
Writ 14 March 1407.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford 15 April
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held the manor of Eccleswall, which she had jointly with Richard Talbot, her former husband, by the grant of Gilbert Talbot, his father, to them and the heirs of their bodies. It is held of the king in chief as one knight’s fee, annual value £41. He also held for life in the dower of Ankaret from Richard Talbot of the king in chief by knight service: a third part of the lordship of Goodrich Castle, annual value £13 6s.8d.; a third part of the land and hundred of Archenfield and a third part of the manor of Wormelow, annual value £6 13s.4d.; a third part of 6 a. meadow in the fee of Wilton, annual value 3s.4d.; and a third part of the manor of Penyard, annual value 6s.8d. By the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his first wife, daughter of William de Fournyval, knight, with reversion to Maud, wife of John Talbot and daughter and heir of Joan and himself, he held the following knight’s fees of the king in chief by knight service: Putley and Williamstrip, 1 fee held by William Comyn. Munsley, 1/2 fee held by the heir of John de la Lynde. Putley, Kenchester, Street, ‘Twyldenhide’ and Eastleach Turville, 3 fees formerly held by Richard Comyn and the heir of William Comyn. Alton, 1/4 fee formerly held by Robert Bron. Webton, Cobhall, Wolsopthorne and Meer, 1/2 fee formerly held by Robert Cryketot and George Cryketot. Rowlstone, 1/2 fee belonging to the castle of Ewyas Lacy and held by the heir of Richard Skydmore. King’s Pyon, Hinton and the Cott, 2 1/4 fees held by the heir of Ralph de la Lynde and formerly by Philip ap Howell and Rhys ap Howell. Similarly he held half the advowson of the priory of Llantony in the March of Wales. Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
250
Writ 14 March 1407.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Swindon 18 April
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor of Swindon in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband. It is held of the ward of Dover by a rent of 20s. payable at Easter, annual value beyond this 10 marks. Date of death and heirs as above [ages as in no.246].
251
Writ 14 March 1407.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Faringdon 18 April
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor and hundred of Shrivenham in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, of the king in chief by the service of a third part of half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. Date of death and heirs as above, except that the younger daughter’s age is given as 2 1/2 years.
252
OXFORD. Inquisition. Bampton 18 April
In right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him, he held a third part of the manor and hundred of Bampton in her dower from Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £17 10s. Date of death and heirs as above [no.251].
253
Writ 14 March 1407.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 20 April
He held the manors of Longhope and Huntley in right of Ankaret his wife, who survives him and who held jointly with Richard Talbot, knight, her former husband, by the grant of Gilbert Talbot, father of Richard, to them and the heirs of their bodies. They are held of the king by knight service of the honour of Monmouth, part of the duchy of Lancaster, annual values £21 and £6 4s. Similarly by the grant of Gilbert Talbot to Richard Talbot and Ankaret he held the manor of Leigh of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Gloucester, service unknown, annual value £8 7s.2d.; and the manor of Lydney of the earl of Warwick by a yearly rent of £4, annual value £7. In the dower of Ankaret from Richard Talbot, knight, he held a third part of the manors of Painswick, Moreton Valence and Whaddon; Painswick of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the third part £15 6s.8d., the others of the king of the earldom of Derby, annual value of the third parts £16 5s.4d. Date of death and heirs as above [no.251].
254
Writ 14 March 1407.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Stafford 7 April
Joan daughter and heir of William de Furnivall, knight, held the manor and castle of Alton in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £12. She married Thomas Nevill, and they had issue Maud wife of John Talbot, who is still living. After the death of Joan, Thomas held by the courtesy of England for life with reversion to Maud as daughter and heir of Joan. Date of death and heirs as above [no.245].
C 137/59, no.62, 64, no.89
E 149/89, no.1
E 152/419, no.2


JOHN PLECY
255
Writ 5 Dec. 1406.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Ringwood 1 Aug 1408
He held 5 messuages in Christchurch in his demesne as of fee of the heir of John late earl of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 16s.6d. He died on 20 Nov. 1406. John his son and next heir was aged 20 at Midsummer last. William Filoll and John Cheverell have taken the profits since his death in virtue of letters patent [CPR 1405–8, p.458].
256
Writ 5 Dec. 1406.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 17 Feb 1407
He held the manor of Burton Latimer called Plessy manor in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by the service of one knight’s fee, annual value £12. Date of death as above. John his son and heir was 18 years of age and no more at Midsummer last.
257
Writ 5 Dec. 1406.
SURREY. Inquisition. Leatherhead 14 Feb 1407
He held three parts of the manor of Headley in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honour of Boulogne by the service of a third part of a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value £4. Date of death and heir as above [no.256].
258
Writ 5 Dec. 1406.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 24 Sept 1407
Jointly with Michaela his wife, who survives him, he held a rent of 20s. from a messuage and 40 a. which Nicholas Edmond held of them in Charlton Horethorne. They held the rent and homage of Nicholas by the grant of Peter Plecy to them and the heirs of John by a charter shown to the jurors. It is held of the earl of Salisbury, service unknown. Date of death and heir, aged 20 years at Midsummer last, as above.
259
Writ 5 Dec. 1406; and writ, precipimus, ordering the return to chancery of the inquisitions already taken in Somerset and Dorset, 13 July 1408.
ex officio
John son of John Plecy held in his demesne as of fee: Wimborne Minster, 6 messuages with curtilages, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the borough of Wimborne Minster in free burgage, annual value 6s.8d. Kentleworth and Marnhull, 1 carucate, of the abbot of Glastonbury by knight service, annual value 40s. Wimborne St. Giles, Sutton Holms and Romford, 12 a. arable, 6 a. meadow, 6 a. wood and 10 a. pasture, of Thomas Wake and Elizabeth his wife of their manor of Wimborne St. Giles; and 1 carucate in Kinson of the same of their manor of Kinson; services unknown, annual value together 40s. Hamworthy by Poole, 1 carucate, of the heir of the earl of Salisbury, a minor in the king’s ward, service unknown, annual value 40s. Sturminster Marshall, 6 a. arable and 1/2 a. meadow, of William Stourton and others of the manor of Tarrant Rushton, service unknown, annual value 2s.; and a third part of a messuage, of the heir of Thomas Gorges, a minor in the king’s ward, in socage, annual value 12d. West Moors, 1 carucate, of Joan wife of John Cary, knight, service unknown, annual value 40s. John Plecy, his father, once held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Shapwick of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, and granted a rent of 10 marks from it, payable at Michaelmas, to John the son and Michaela his wife, who survives him, for their lives with the condition that they might distrain if it was in arrears by 15 days. The elder John died and his son entered the manor as heir and so held it; annual value beyond the rent 66s.8d. Date of death as above. John his son and heir was aged 19 years at Midsummer last. The lands and tenements belong to the king because John Plecy held elsewhere as a tenant in chief.
260
DORSET. Inquisition. Dorchester 1 Oct 1408
All his holdings are given as in the last inquisition with the following additions: The premises in Wimborne St. Giles, Sutton Holme and Romford include 1 messuage within the same annual value. The carucate in West Moors is said to be held of Joan wife of John Cary, knight, of her manor of Farnham. Long before his death John Plecy held the manor of West Parley in his demesne as of fee of the earl of March by knight service and granted it to John Plecy and Richard Maleward, clerks, Richard Dru and John Casynet, deceased, William Frebody and Oliver Fyfre, and their heirs and assigns, on condition that they should re-enfeoff Michaela his wife and himself and his heirs when required. They held the manor, did not re-enfeoff, and still so hold; annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above [no.255]
C 137/60, no.63
C 137/69, no.62
E 149/89, no.12


JOYCE WIFE OF HUGH BURNELL, KNIGHT
261
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coleshill 11 April
Jointly with Hugh her husband, who survives her, she held the manor of Bordesley with view of frankpledge of Aston and the hamlet of Duddeston of the king in chief by the grant of Roger Caumpden and John Hyde, clerks, and Edward Dacton by a fine [CP 25(1)/289/54, no.149]; the manor and view of frankpledge by the service of a twelfth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 22 marks, and the hamlet, parcel of the manor, by a twentieth part of a fee, annual value 26s.8d. She died on 1 Jan. last. Joyce wife of Adam de Peeshale, knight, Maud Buttetourt, Agnes Buttetourt, Maurice de Berkeley and Agnes and Joyce Wykes, daughters of Joan late the wife of John de Wykes, are next heirs. Joyce Peeshale, Maud and Agnes Buttetourt are sisters of John, father of Joyce Burnell, Maud being a nun professed in the abbey of Polesworth, Warwickshire, and Agnes in the abbey of Elstow, Bedfordshire. Maurice de Berkeley is the son of Maurice, son of Katherine sister of John Buttetourt, father of Joyce. Agnes and Joyce Wykes are daughters of Joan, daughter of Alice Kiryell, sister of John Buttetourt. Joyce Peeshale, Maud and Agnes are aged 40 years and more, Maurice de Berkeley 7 years and more, Agnes Wykes 9 years and more, and Joyce Wykes 7 years and more.
262
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Walsall 24 March
Jointly with Hugh her husband, who survives her, she held the manors of Handsworth, Maer and Clent, with the advowsons of Handsworth and Maer, and 1 a. beside the park of the castle of Weoley, by the grant of Roger Campden and John Hyde, clerks, and Edward de Acton [as above, no.261], all of the king in chief; Handsworth by the service of a sixth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks; Maer and Clent at fee farm by the payment of 100s. at the exchequer by the sheriff, annual value beyond that 24 marks; and the 1 a. with the castle by the service of a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value 4d. Date of death and heirs as above.
263
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell 18 March
Roger Campeden and John Hyde, clerks, and Edward de Acton by a fine of 1386 [CP 25(1)/21/106, no.88] granted the reversion of the manors of Little Linford and Newport Pagnell, which Thomas Harecourt, knight, and Maud his wife held for the life of Maud, to Hugh Burnell and Joyce on condition that if Hugh survived Joyce, and if he or his assigns should peacefully hold the castle of Weoley, the manors of Northfield, Cradley, Old Swinford, Handsworth, Maer, Clent and Bordesley, the view of frankpledge in Aston and the advowsons of Old Swinford, Handsworth and Maer, without interference owing to any claim on account of any title of waste or otherwise by the heirs of Joyce, then he should have these manors of Little Linford and Newport Pagnell for life with remainder to the heirs of Joyce; but if he or his assigns were impleaded by the heirs of Joyce, and if they failed to yield to him the above castle, manors, view of frankpledge and advowsons, or any parcel of them or of the hamlet of Duddeston, then he should hold the manors of Little Linford and Newport Pagnell to himself and his heirs for ever. The fine was shown to the jurors. Maud wife of Thomas Harecourt died. Hugh and Joyce entered the manors of Little Linford and Newport Pagnell and held them jointly according to the conditions of the fine. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values 20 marks and £40. Joyce is now dead and Hugh survives. Whether he has been impleaded on account of waste or otherwise is unknown. Date of death and heirs as above [no.261].
264
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester 2 April
She held jointly with Hugh her husband the castle of Weoley, the manors of Northfield, Cradley and Old Swinford and the advowson of Old Swinford in accordance with the first fine mentioned above [no.261]. All are held of the king in chief by knight service; Weoley by the service of a quarter fee, annual value 40s.; Northfield by a quarter fee, annual value £10; Cradley by a quarter fee, annual value 66s.8d.; and Old Swinford manor as a twelfth part of a fee, annual value 100s. Date of death and heirs as above [no.261].
265
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 12 March
She held nothing in Cambridgeshire. Date of death and heirs as above [no.261].
266
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Ashby de la Zouch 12 April
She held nothing in Leicestershire. Date of death and heirs as above [no.261].
267
Writ 17 Jan. 1407.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Haverhill 23 April
She held nothing in Suffolk. Date of death and heirs as above [no.261].
C 137/60, no.64
E 149/89, no.20
E 152/420


WILLIAM BEAUMOND
268
Writ 16 Dec. 1406.
DEVON. Inquisition. South Molton 4 Nov 1407
He held the manor and advowson of Heanton Punchardon jointly with Isabel his wife of Edward Corteney, earl of Devon, of his castle of Okehampton by knight service; annual values, manor 20 marks, advowson nil. He held in his demesne as of fee: Shirwell, the manor, hundred and advowson, Landcross, the manor and advowson and Ashford, the manor, of the same earl of the same castle; annual values, Shirwell manor and hundred £40, Landcross 100s., Ashford 100s., advowsons nil. Ashwater, a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value 50s.; Lyn, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, annual value 4s.; ‘Nytherhole’, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, annual value 20s.; Aylescott, the manor, annual value 40s.; all of John Holand, earl of Huntingdon, a minor in the king’s ward, of his castle of Barnstaple by knight service; East Hagginton, the manor, annual value 60s., of the same earl of his manor of Dartington by knight service, annual value 60s.; Barnstaple, 12 messuages, of the same earl of the castle there in socage, annual value 36s.8d. and ‘Cotsknoll’, 1 messuage and 4 ferlings, of William la Souche of his castle of Totnes by knight service, annual value 4 marks.
269
Commission to John Greynville, knight, Robert Chalons, knight, sheriff of Devon, William Fry, Walter Pollard and the escheator to inquire into further holdings, 10 March 1410 [CPR 1408–13, p.182].
DEVON. Inquisition before John Greynville, Walter Pollard and the escheator, commissioners. Great Torrington 28 March
He did hold more than stated in the above inquisition, namely in his demesne as of fee: Holland in the manor of Littleham, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, of the king in chief, annual value 20s. Hole in the manor of Annery, 1 virgate, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 6d. Littleham, 1 virgate, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 6d. Parkham, 2 parts of the manor, of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, of his castle of Okehampton by knight service, annual value £40. Upcott by Bideford, 1 messuage and 4 ferlings, of Thomas Broke, knight, of his manor of Iddesleigh by knight service, annual value 40s. Ashridge, 1 messuage and 3 ferlings, of Constance Lady Despenser of the honour of Gloucester by knight service, annual value 26s.8d. Dodscott, 1 messuage, 2 ferlings and 10s. rent, of the same lady by knight service, annual value 30s. …, 3 messuages and 3 ferlings, of Thomas Flemmyng, knight, of his manor of Bratton by knight service, annual value 20s. Brownsland, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, of John Arondell, knight, of his manor of Spreacombe by knight service, annual value 16s. Bishopsteignton and Newport, 20s. rent, of the bishop of Exeter of his manor of Bishopsteignton, service unknown. ‘Lampford’, 5 messuages and 5 ferlings, of Constance Lady Despenser of the fee of Gloucester by knight service, annual value 4 marks. Thomas Beaumont, brother of William, has held all since his death and still holds and takes the profits, title unknown. He is answerable to the king. Thomas son of William is his next heir, aged 9(?) years and more. John Greynville and Walter Pollard have taken all the premises into the king’s hands and John Ralegh, the escheator, is answerable to the king for the profits in accordance with the letters patent.
270
Writ, plura, 29 Oct. 1411.
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple 5 March 1412
He did hold more than was stated in the former inquisition, namely in his demesne as of fee: 4s. rent in East Putford of John Pollard, 1 meadow in Bradford of the prior of Barnstaple, and 5s. rent in the same place of the same prior, services unknown, annual value of all together 10s. Thomas his son and next heir is aged 11 years and more.
271
Writ for fees. 30 Oct. 1411.
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple 5 March 1412
He held the following: Halsbury, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, held by John Smyth and Joan his wife as 1/4 fee. Parkham, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Walter Boghedon as 1/40 fee; 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by John Mantel as 1/40 fee; 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, held by Thomas Boredon as 1/60 fee; and 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, held by John Swene as 1/60 fee. Sedborough, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, held by William Boteler as 1/4 fee. Broadparkham, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Baldwin Holle as 1/20 fee. Bocombe, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Stephen Denechyne as 1/20 fee. East Putford, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Walter Pollard as 1/40 fee. Parkham, 2 messuages and 1 carucate, held by Henry Foleford as 1/3 fee. Lyn, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Walter Albard and Juliana Knyth as 1/40 fee. Ashwater, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by the heir of Walter Eyr as 1/40 fee. Chasty, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Thomas Chagesty as 1/20 fee. Dodscott, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by William Blench as 1/20 fee; 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by William Northwode as 1/20 fee; 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Thomas Gay as 1/40 fee; 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Ivo Frende as 1/40 fee; and 1 messuage and 1 carucate, held by the heirs of Ashmansworth and ‘Bernysford’ as 1/4 fee. Belstone, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by the heir of John Bygger as 1/20 fee; 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by John Seneger as 1/40 fee; 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by William Gaddyng as 1/40 fee; and 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, held by John Burnard as 1/60 fee. Hask, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Henry Foleford as 1/20 fee. East Pitton, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by William Estbroke as 1/20 fee. Grendon, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, held by Walter Grendon as 1/60 fee. Partridge, ‘Backys’ and Treable, 2 messuages and 2 carucates, held by Richard Baron, Thomas Trebel, John Deker, John Tymmer and John Forsse as 1/2 fee. Crockernwell, 2 a., held by Henry Langburgh and Alice atte Brugge as 1/100 fee. Legh, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by John Hardyng as 1/20 fee. East Stowford, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by William Dynaw as 1/20 fee; and 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Thomas Gubbe as 1/20 fee. Cockhill, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by Henry Cokhull as 1/40 fee. ‘Hulle’, 2 messuages and 2 ferlings, held by Thomas Lote and Alice Cokhull as 1/20 fee. Wheel and Hagginton, 2 messuages and 2 ferlings, held by John Wylla and John Adekyn as 1/20 fee. Watermouth, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, held by William Watermouth as 1/60 fee. Ettiford, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, held by William atte Bear as 1/40 fee. ‘Knoll’, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by John Clerk and William Cory as 1/20 fee. Chivenor, 2 messuages and 1 ferling, held by John Chevener and John Clerke as 1/15 fee. Wrafton, 1 messuage and 3 ferlings, held by Alice Houte, the heir of William Cusse, and John Baghel as 1/40 fee. Blakewell, 2 messuages and 1 carucate, held by Thomas Pyllond as 1/2 fee. Little Yarnscombe, 4 messuages and 2 carucates, held by Amery Fythwaryn as 1 fee. Ilsington and Ingsdon, 8 messuages and 4 carucates, held by John Dynham, knight, as 2 fees. Nether Loxhore, 2 messuages and 1/2 ferling, held by Edward earl of Devon and Richard Foldehay as 1/15 fee. Over Loxhore, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, held by Simon Lokkyshore as 1/15 fee. He also held the advowsons of Parkham, Shirwell and Landcross, and jointly with his wife Isabel the advowson of Heanton Punchardon with the advowson of the chantry there; annual values Parkham £30, Heanton Punchardon £12, Shirwell £10, Landcross £4, chantry of Heanton Punchardon 40s.
C 137/60, no.66; 77, no.25; 87, no.37


WALTER FITZWAUTER, KNIGHT
272
Writ 8 Oct. 1406.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Diss 30 July 1407
He held nothing in Norfolk. He died on 16 May 1406. Humphrey his son and next heir was aged 8 years on 18 Oct. last.
273
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Sudbury 9 July 1407
In 1393-4, before the general pardon that was granted in the parliament of 1397, he gave two parts of the manor of Thurston to John de Cobbeham, knight, and Thomas Remys, who are still living, and others now deceased, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. They held and the tenants attorned to them. Afterwards by royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.274] they gave the two parts of the manor to Joan his wife and her heirs by him, with remainder to his right heirs. They are held of the duchy of Lancaster service unknown, annual value £4. Date of death and heir as above.
274
Writ 8 Oct. 1406.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Boston 5 Jan 1407
He held in his demesne as of fee: Moulton, a third part and half of a third of the manor, of the prior of Spalding in socage by a rent of 42s.10d., annual value £75. Fleet, a third part and half of a third of the manor, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £60. Beausolace in Algarkirk, a half and a third part of the manor, of the heir of Stephen de Wygtoft by knight service, annual value £8. Skirbeck, a third part and half of a third of the manor with the advowson at alternate presentations, of the earl of Westmorland of the earldom of Richmond by knight service, annual value £6 13s.4d. Scrivelsby, a rent of 1 sparrowhawk or 6s.8d. from the heir of Robert Wyllughby, knight, for a tenement there, of the heir of Lord Hastings, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above.
275
Writ 8 Oct. 1406.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford 15 April 1407
He held in right of Joan his wife, who survives him: Lyonshall, the castle and lordship, of the earl of March, service unknown, annual value £20. Dorstone, the castle and lordship, of the same earl of the honour of Clifford by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Bishopstone, a quarter of the manor, of the bishop of Hereford by knight service, annual value 40s. Newton in the March of Wales, half the manor, of the earl of March of the honour of Clifford by knight service, annual value 20s. Date of death and heir as above.
276
Writ 8 Oct. 1406.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Great Coggeshall 26 Feb 1407
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 40 a. in Lexden called ‘Fraunceystenement’ in the borough of the liberty of Colchester, in which Clement Spice enfeoffed Walter the father of Walter by indenture on certain conditions; and rents of 12d. and 1 lb. cumin or 1d. from the lands and tenements of Clement Spice there, of the king in free burgage, as Colchester is held; annual value together 26s.8d. In 1395–6 long before his death and before the general pardon granted in the parliament of 1397, he granted the manors of Henham, Roydon, Dunmow and Ashdon to John de Cobbeham, knight, Thomas Remys and other persons now deceased, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. The tenants attorned to them; and afterwards they regranted them to Joan his wife, her heirs by him and his right heirs as above [no.273]. Also long before he died he granted the manors of Burnham and Woodham Walter, with lands, meadows, pasture and rents in Ulting, parcel of the manor of Woodham Walter, to John Basset, John Tannere, parson of Great Tey, Alexander Warderobe, Hubert parson of Diss, Henry de Teye, John Wiche, Simon Cisterne, parson of Burnham, and Ralph parson of Peldon and their heirs and assigns, by royal licence. They held, the tenants attorned to them, and they regranted them to Joan his wife and her heirs by him [CPR 1405–8, p.461]. Walter the father of Walter held the manors of Lexden, Creeksea and Caidge in his demesne as of fee and enfeoffed Walter Fitwalter, senior, his uncle, Alexander de Walden, knight, and John Stowe. They held them, the tenants attorned to them, and they regranted them to Simon archbishop of Canterbury, Walter the father, Thomas Percy, knight, Robert de Swynbourne, knight, and others now deceased, and Clement Spice; and by a fine of 1377 [CP 25(1)/289/52, no.9] they granted them to Walter and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the right heirs of his father. Walter the father by his charter enrolled in chancery in 1379 [CCR 1377–81, p.220] granted to Thomas Percy, knight, Robert Swynbourne, John parson of Great Tey and others now deceased, and Clement Spice the manor and advowson of Great Tey, with 1 messuage, 140 a. arable, 12 a. wood and a meadow called Uphall with rents in Great Tey for the term of their lives. The tenants attorned to them. Long before his death, before he crossed the sea in the company of Blanche, the king’s daughter, by his deed he granted them all his rights there and the advowson. So at his death he did not hold the manors of Lexden, Creeksea, Caidge and Great Tey, nor the advowson nor the reversion after the death of Clement Spice, which now belong to his heir by right of inheritance. Great Tey, the manor and lands there are held of the king of the honour of Boulogne by knight service, annual value £30; Caidge and Creeksea of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value £8; and Lexden in the liberty of Colchester of the king in free burgage, service unknown, annual value beyond the wages and fees of the parker there £12. Clement Spice granted his estate in Lexden and Great Tey except the advowson to Henry Dunmowe and Nicholas Clerke, vicar of White Notley, and they afterwards granted their estate to Joan countess of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, William Marny, knight, Clement Spice and others. Long before his death Walter granted by charter all the tenement called ‘Parkerestenement’ in Woodham Walter to John Tannere for life, and for this Tannere has a charter of pardon from the king [CPR 1405–8, p.226]. He also granted by deed all his part of the lordship of Maldon with rents, view of frankpledge, profits of court and all other profits to Henry de Teye for life, and this was confirmed by the general pardon of Richard II. Walter the father of Walter long before his death by his letters patent dated 1375 granted to Richard Drynge, who is still alive, the office of parker of the park of Lexden for life with the keeping of the warren, with fees of 3d. daily, a robe of Walter’s livery or 13s.4d. yearly, pasture for 6 cows, 12 pigs, 12 sheep and 4 heifers with their offspring for one year in the park, and hay for his horse. Date of death and heir as above.
277
Writ for fees, 26 April 1407.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Maldon 18 June
He held the following: Little Oakley, Little Baddow, Mowden, Tolleshunt Knights and Boreham, 5 1/2 fees, of which John de Walton held 2 1/2 in Little Oakley, John de Bohun, knight, 1 in Little Baddow, William Rikhild 1 in Mowden, Robert Neuport 1/2 in Tolleshunt Knights and the prior of Little Leighs 1/2 in Boreham. Norton and Langford, 1 1/4 fees formerly held by Oliver de Bolynn. Little Baddow, 1/2 fee held by John Eldres. Mundon, 1/2 fee once held by James de Bures. Chalvedon, 1/2 fee and 1/4 fee held by the prior of the hospital of St. Mary outside Bishopsgate, London. Hanningfield, 1 1/2 fees held by William Hanyngfeld. Burnham, 1/2 fee and 1/3 fee held by John Baynard, the prior of Newark and the prior of Dunmow. Little [Cam?]bridge, 1/2 fee held by John Snakeshull(?). Wakes Colne, 1 fee held by the countess of Kent. Ramsey, Belchamp Walter and Gosfield, 3 fees once held by the earl of Oxford. Langenhoe, 1/2 fee held by John de Boys. Stanway, 1 fee held by John Doreward. Feering, 1 fee held by the abbot of St. John’s, Colchester. Lexden, 1 fee held by Clement Spice. Fambridge, 1 fee held by the daughters and heirs of William Berland. Mayland, 1/3 fee held by the prior of Bicknacre. Great Braxted, 1 fee held by Reynold de Grey. Chigwell, 1 fee held by Alexander de Goldyngham. Roydon, 1/2 fee held by the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem; and 1/23 fee formerly held by Robert de Sharnebrook. Wenden Lofts, 1 fee once held by Benet de Alneto. Wenden and Wendens Ambo, 1 fee held by the abbot of Tilty and Robert de la Rokele. Ashdon, the advowson, annual value £20, and Little Dunmow, the advowson of the priory, 40 marks.
C 137/60, no.67
E 149/89, no.4


MARGARET WIDOW OF THOMAS DE BELLO CAMPO, EARL OF WARWICK
278
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Watton 3 Feb
She held the manors of Saham Toney, Necton and Little Cressingham with the hundreds of Wayland and Grimshoe in her demesne as of fee by the grant of John Say, Richard de Puryngton and Richard de Brumlegh, clerk, by a fine of 1383 by royal licence [CP 25(1)/289/53 no.79, licence CPR 1381–5, p.222] shown to the jurors, to Thomas de Bello Campo, Margaret and their heirs. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, Saham Toney £20, Necton £10, Little Cressingham 10 marks, the hundreds 100s. All are part of the earldom of Warwick. She also held the manor of Panworth in Ashill in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of Thomas Aldebury, clerk, to Thomas and Margaret and their heirs, of the earl of March of the honour of Clare, service unknown, annual value £10. She held the advowson of the priory of Shouldham in dower of Thomas, with reversion to Richard their son, annual value 10s. Richard de Bello Campo, now earl of Warwick, their son and heir is aged 25 years and more. She died on 22 Jan. last.
279
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
DEVON. Inquisition. South Tawton 21 Feb
She held in dower of Thomas a third part of the manor of South Tawton, with reversion to Richard their son, now earl of Warwick. All three parts are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown; annual value of the third part 40s. Date of death and heir as above.
280
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Chipping Campden 16 Feb
She held the manor of Childs Wickham by Evesham in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of Edmund de Brygge, Richard Bromley, clerk, and Robert Russell to Thomas earl of Warwick, Margaret herself and their heirs, of the earl of Gloucester, service unknown, annual value £20. In dower of Thomas she held the manor of Lydney of the same earl, service unknown, with reversion to Richard, now earl of Warwick, their son. There are no buildings; 2 a. underwood, annual value 2s.; assize rents of free and customary tenants payable at Lady Day and Michaelmas, £4; and pleas and perquisites of courts, 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
281
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Stratford 29 Jan
She held the manor of Walthamstow Tony in her demesne as of fee by the grant of Thomas Aldebury, clerk, to Thomas her husband, herself and their heirs, of the king of the honour of Boulogne by the service of half a knight’s fee as part of the earldom of Warwick, annual value 40 marks. She also held the manor of Walthamstow Francis in fee tail by the grant of Nicholas Lillyng, knight, Roger Tangele, clerk, and Thomas Aldebury, to them and their heirs, of the king of the same honour as half a knight’s fee, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
282
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester 7 Feb
She held in fee tail by the grant of Hugh de Segrave and Henry de Arderne, knights, and Richard de Puryngton and John Harewode, clerks, to Thomas her husband, herself and their heirs: Elmley castle and manor, and Wadborough, Stoulton and Kersoe manors, members of the castle and manor, of the bishop of Worcester, service unknown, annual value 100 marks. Salwarpe manor, a member of the same, of the prior of Coventry, service unknown, annual value £20. Droitwich, 14 saltpans and 20 marks rent, of Eleanor [recte Elizabeth] countess of Kent, service unknown, annual value 25 marks. She held in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of Edmund Brugge, John Aleyn and Richard de Temedbury to them and their heirs 14 saltpans in Droitwich and Upwich with their vats, and saltwater pans in Droitwich situated in Upwich, of Eleanor [recte Elizabeth] countess of Kent, service unknown, annual value 4 marks. She also held in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of William Cokesey and William Spernore, esquires, and Roger Tangeley and Richard Bromley, clerks, to them and their heirs: Bewdley, the manor, of the abbot of Pershore, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Grafton, the manor, of the abbot of Westminster, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Earls Croome, the manor, of the bishop of Worcester, service unknown, annual value £10. Ribbesford, the manor, with its members of Rock and Lindon, of the earl of March, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Worcester, 8 messuages, 12 cottages and £4 rent in the city, of the king in socage, annual value £15. In dower with reversion to Richard, now earl of Warwick, her son, she held: Yardley, the manor, of the abbot of Pershore, service unknown, annual value £10. Shrawley, the manor, of the king in chief by the service of a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. Hadzor, the manor and a wood there called ‘Ovewode’, of the abbot of Westminster, service unknown, annual value 20s. She also held in dower with reversion to Richard the following knight’s fees, extending at the amounts shown: Crowle, 1 fee held by the preceptor of St. Wolfstan’s, Worcester, and John Froxmere, 100s. Fairfield, 1 fee held by the heir of Thomas Botiller of Sudeley, knight, £20. Little Kyre, 1/2 fee held by Roger le Mortymer, 40s. Redmarley Oliver, 1 fee held by Hugh Cheyne, knight, and John Meysy, 66s.8d. Waresley, 1/2 fee held by Robert de Clare, 40s. Barrow, 1/2 fee held by the heir of William de Barewe, 20s. Norchard, 1/4 fee held by John Blount, 13s.4d. Eastham, 1 fee held by William Lyngeyn, clerk, and others, 20 marks. Shelsley Beauchamp, 1/2 fee held by William Wysham, knight, £10. Shrawley, the advowson, 10 marks. All the tenants of these fees are living. Date of death and heir as above.
283
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket 8 Feb
She held in dower of her late husband, Thomas earl of Warwick, with reversion to Richard de Bello Campo, now earl of Warwick, son of Thomas and herself: Kirtling, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £30. Long Stanton, a service rent of 10 marks, of the king in chief, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Brinkley, 1/2 knight’s fee held by the heirs of John and Andrew Mouhon, extending at 60s. Whittlesford, 1/4 fee held by Edmund Thorp, knight, in right of his wife, extending at 40 marks. Kirtling, the advowson, extending at 20 marks. The tenants are alive and of full age. Date of death and heir as above.
284
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
LONDON. Inquisition. London 28 Jan
She held in her demesne as of fee a town house in Old Dean’s Lane with 6 houses, 16 shops, 1 toft, and the rent of 16 shops in the parish of St. Sepulchre Newgate, which Stephen Sutton, formerly valet of the chamber of the earl, held for life. Hugh Segrave, knight, Richard de Pyrryngton and John Ermysthorp, clerk, granted them to Thomas and Margaret and their heirs. They are held of the king in free burgage, as all London is, annual value £12. Date of death and heir, aged 24 years and more, as above.
285
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Southampton 17 Feb
She held in dower two messuages and the office of weigher in Southampton, of the king in grand serjeanty, with reversion to Richard, now earl of Warwick, her son, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
286
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Lutterworth 10 Feb
She held the manor of Kibworth Beauchamp, parcel of the earldom of Warwick, in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of John Say, Richard de Pyryngton, clerk, and Richard de Brumlegh by a fine of 1383 as above [no.278] made with royal licence to Thomas, Margaret and their heirs. It is held of the king in chief by the service of napery at the coronation of the queen, annual value £40. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
287
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick 7 Feb 1407
She held the manor of Ladbrooks in Tanworth in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of Thomas Aldebury, clerk, to Thomas, Margaret herself and their heirs. It is held of the king of the honour of Peverel by the service of a tenth part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. She held in dower the manors of Berkswell and Lighthorne and the undernamed knight’s fees. The manors are held of the king in chief by knight service. At Berkswell there are: the site, annual value nil; 200 a. arable, 26s.8d.; 20 a. meadow, 20s.; a park, beyond the maintenance of the game, 13s.4d., and underwood there 10s.; and assize rents, £29 payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas. At Lighthorne: the site, annual value nil; dovecot, 3s.4d.; 3 carucates, 60s.; 30 a. meadow, 30s.; assize rents, £20 payable similarly; and pleas and perquisites of court at Berkswell, 23s.4d. The fees, extending at the amounts shown, are: Amington, 1 fee held by William de Clynton, knight, £20. Moxhull, 1/2 fee held by Helen de Arderne, 100s. Wiggins Hill, 1/4 fee held by the heir of Ralph de Wylyngton, 40s. Whitacre, 1/4 fee held by the heir of John Petche, £3. Elmdon, 1/2 fee held by the same, 100s. Whittington, 1 fee held by William lord of Astley, £40. Sheldon, 1/2 fee held by Richard Arundell, knight, 100s. Corley, 1/2 fee held by William de Bello Campo, knight, £10. Barton, 1/4 fee held by William Ranys and John de Clynton, 40s. Charlecote, 1/2 fee held by the heir of John de Mounfort, 100s. Bedsworth, 1/4 fee held by Thomas Archer, 40s. Wormleighton, 1 fee held by the heir of John Harecourt, £20. Pillerton Hersey, 1 fee held by the heir of John de Thornebury, knight, £20. Winterton, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Lord le Despenser, 100s. Whitchurch, 1 fee held by the heir of Peter de Monte Forti, £20. Wellesbourne, 1 fee held by the same, £20. Hodnell Bruiz, 1/4 fee held by the prioress of Nuneaton, 60s. Binley, 1/20 fee held by the abbot of Combe, 20s. Astley and Milverton, 1 fee held by the heir of Nicholas de Asteley, £20. Marston, 1/2 fee held by the same, £10. Holme in Newton, 1/6 fee held by the abbot of Rocester, 20s. Radford and Fulready, 1/2 fee held by the prior of Kenilworth, £10. Lillington, 1 fee held by the same prior, £20. Lighthorne, the advowson, £20, and advowson of a chantry, 20 marks. Warwick, the prebends in the collegiate church of Robert Mile, Thomas Knyght and Richard Bromley, each at the third presentation and each extending at 100s.; and the advowson of St. Michael’s hospital, 40s. Wedgnock, the advowson of the free chapel called Cuckow church, 40s. All the tenants of the fees are living and of full age. The reversion of all is to Richard de Bello Campo, her son. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
288
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Tamworth 18 Feb
She held in her demesne in fee tail by the grant of Thomas de Aldebury, clerk, by a fine [CP 25(1)/290/59, no.8] to Thomas, herself and the heirs of their bodies, the manor of Drayton Bassett with the advowson, and the advowson of a chantry of five chaplains celebrating in the church there for the souls of Ralph Basset of Drayton Bassett, knight, and his heirs, and 10 marks rent in Tamworth belonging to the manor. She also held 8 tofts, 2 carucates and 40 a. wood called ‘Jonesclos’, formerly of John atte Lee, 1 messuage in Drayton Bassett and 10 marks rent and 1 messuage in Tamworth, formerly of Margery de Botery, and 10 cottages in Fazeley, formerly of Ralph Smyth. The manor is held of the heir of Ralph Basset of Weldon of his manor of Great Weldon, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. She held in dower a third part of the manor of Walsall, and a plot of arable, wood and enclosed pasture called Clayhanger, formerly of William Coleson, and a plot there called ‘Conynger’, with reversion to Richard their son. The whole manor is held of the king at fee farm of £4, annual value of the third part with these places 10 marks. Also in dower she held a third part of the manors of Perry, Little Barr and Hamstead, with reversion to Robert Huggeford, to whom Richard de Bello Campo, now earl of Warwick, by his charter dated at Warwick castle on 23 March 1403 and shown to the jurors, granted these manors for life with all his other premises in Staffordshire which were not held of the king. The manors are held of the barony of Dudley, service unknown, annual value of the third parts £4. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
289
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Stony Stratford 4 Feb
She held the manor of Hanslope in dower with reversion to Richard, now earl of Warwick, of the king by the service of being one of the chamberlains of the exchequer, as part of the earldom of Warwick, annual value £40. It includes the following portions of knight’s fees in Hanslope, extending at the amounts shown: 1/2 fee held by John Bosenho in right of his wife, £10; 1 fee held by Alice de Brampton, 20 marks; 1/4 fee held by Thomas Knyght, clerk, 40s.; 1/4 fee held by the heir of Robert Mauncell, 40s.; 1/4 fee held by the heir of Richard Newenham, clerk, 26s.8d.; 1/40 fee held by the heir of John Fraunceys, 5s.; 1/40 fee held by the heir of Richard Hoese, 5s.; and 1/8 fee held by Walter Dastyn, 20s. All the tenants are alive and of full age. She also held in dower the advowsons of chantries in Hanslope and Castle Thorpe, each extending at 40s. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
290
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford 11 Feb
She held the following knight’s fees and parts of fees in dower, extending at the amounts shown: Aston Upthorpe and Winterbourne, 1 fee held by the heirs of Gilbert son of John de Ellesfeld, £20. Compton Beauchamp, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Peter de Eketon, £10. Swallowfield and Shinfield, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of John de Sancto Johanne of Langham, £20. Brail and Garston, 1/10 fee held by the heirs of John Blunt, 40s. Ashampstead and Basildon, 1 fee held by the heir of Ralph de Knyveton, £20. Remenham, 1 fee held by the heir of Peter de Monte Forti, £10. The reversion is to Richard her son. All the tenants are alive and of full age. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
291
Writ 24 Jan. 1407.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Uppingham 11 Feb
She held in dower of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, the manors of Barrowden, annual value £20, and Greetham, £20, the hundred of Wrangdike, annual value £20 beyond fee of 5 marks to the steward, and the manor of Preston and Uppingham, annual value £20; and also the following knight’s fees and advowsons, extending at the amounts shown: Glaston, 1 fee held by the heir of Robert de Haryngton, knight, 20 marks. Martinsthorpe, 1/2 fee held by John Seyton, 100s. Lyndon, 1/2 fee held by the heir of John Davys, knight, 10 marks. Wing, 1 fee held by the abbot of Thorney, £10. Barrow and Wenton, 1 fee held by Robert Sherard in right of his wife and by the prioress and nuns of Stamford, £10. Manton, 1/4 fee held by John Lilford, 10 marks. Cottesmore, 1 fee held by John Daprychecourt, knight, £12. Pilton, 1/4 fee held by John Uffyngton, 100s. North Luffenham, 1/40 fee held by the heir of John Basset, 2s. Barrowden, 1/40 fee held by the heir of Robert de Nevyll, 2s. Cottesmore, Barrowden, South Luffenham and Ridlington, the advowsons, extending at £20, 20 marks, £10 and 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no.278].
C 137/61, no.68
E 149/88, no.13
E 152/419 and 421


THOMAS EARL OF KENT
292
Writ, melius sciri, the inquisition of 1405 [CIPM XVIII, no.977] not having stated whether the lordship called the honour of Greetham was parcel of the manor, 28 July 1407.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Wragby 4 April 1408
The lordship called the honour of Greetham has been parcel of the manor of Greetham from time immemorial.
C 137/61, no.71


AGNES WIDOW OF WILLIAM ATTE MILLE
293
Writ, melius sciri, as her holdings should have escheated, 11 April 1407.
She held by inheritance, of the king in free burgage, as all London is held, 2 mansions and 2 shops formerly making 1 tenement in the parish of St. Michael le Querne, annual value 74s.6d. She died on 17 Feb. last, without heirs so far as is known.
294
Writ, plenius certiorari, for the same reason, 7 Jan. 1410.
Same findings as last except for the annual value, given as £4.
C 137/61, no.73
C 137/80, no.68


JOHN BRYGHTLEY
295
Writ 12 Dec. 1406.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 5 Aug 1407
He held: Brightley, the manor, of Ela Lady Seymour of her manor of North Molton in socage, service unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d. Stokeinteignhead otherwise Gabwell, the manor, of Edward earl of Devon by knight service, annual value £16. Ashleigh, the manor, of Clarice Warde(?) by knight service, annual value 100s. Welcombe, the manor, of the prince [of Wales] by knight service of his manor of Bradninch of the duchy of Cornwall, annual value £10. Bremridge, the manor, of the heir of John de Holand, late earl of Huntingdon, by knight service of his castle of Barnstaple, annual value 100s. Snape, the manor, of the heir of John Welyngton in socage of his manor of Umberleigh, annual value 100s. Stowford in the parish of West Down, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of Robert Yeo by knight service, annual value 53s. Northcott Barton and ‘Coulemore’, 2 messuages and 4 ferlings, of John Loway(?), service unknown, annual value 26s.8d. Ilfracombe, 1 messuage in the borough, in socage, annual value 26s.8d. Fullabrook, 1 messuage and 1/2 carucate, of John Fallegh in socage of his manor of Bradbury, annual value 24s. ‘Essebaghel’, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of John Twychet, knight, in socage of his manor of Stowey in Somerset by a rent of 1d., annual value 26s.8d. Ashmansworthy and Stroxworthy, a third part of a knight’s fee, of John Twychet, knight, and he holds of the earl of Devon of the honour of Okehampton, annual value 26s.8d. High Bickington, 1 croft called ‘Baghelmerssh’, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Stowford in the same parish in socage, annual value 53s.4d.; both of John Wilby; 1 messuage and 2 ferlings in Borough in the parish of Kelly of Thomas … in socage, annual value 11s.; and 1 messuage and 1 ferling in Bickwill of … by knight service, annual value 6s.8d. Rocombe, 1 knight’s fee; Charlecombe and Buckland in the Moor, 1 fee; Bagtor, 1 fee; Aller, 1 fee; East Ogwell, 1/2 fee; Staplehill, 1/2 fee; and Holbeam, 2 fee; all of the earl of Devon of the honour of Plympton. Sprytown, 1/2 knight’s fee, of the heir of Robert Stothay and he holds of the same earl of the same honour. West Hoe, 1/4 fee, of Richard Courtenay, clerk, and he holds of the same earl of the same honour. Annual value of all £13 6s.8d. He died on 14 Sept. 1406. John his son and next heir is aged 8 years and more.
296
Writ, melius sciri, what was his estate in the manors, Gabwell, the messuages, lands, fees etc., 5 July 1408.
DEVON. Inquisition. Totnes 31 Aug
He held the manor of Brightley to himself and the heirs male of his body with remainder to his right heirs; all the rest to himself and the heirs of his body with remainder to his right heirs.
C 137/61, no.75


THOMAS, DUKE OF NORFOLK
297
Writ 10 Feb. 1411.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Banbury 19 March
He held 1 messuage in Banbury in his demesne as of fee of Richard II, of whom they do not know [sic], annual value 5s. The king has had the profits by the escheators since his death. He died on 22 Sept. 1399. John de Moubray, now Earl Marshal, his son and heir was aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last.
298
Writ 20 Nov. 1410.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 29 May 1411
He held in his demesne in fee tail the office of marshal of England and the name, style, title, status and honour of Earl Marshal of England by the grant of Richard II by letters patent, made with the assent of parliament, as Thomas de Brotherton and Roger le Bygot had held them, with the reversion of the offices of marshal in the king’s bench which John Wykes then held for life by the grant of Richard II, marshal of the exchequer which Richard Gascoyne then held for life by the grant of Thomas late earl of Kent, and crier and marshal of the king’s household then held for life by Guy de Allesley by the grant of Edward III, and all other offices pertaining to the office of marshal, carrying a gold baton with a black band at each end, the arms of the king at the top and his own arms at the bottom, in both the presence and the absence of the king. [CChR 1341–1417, pp.301, 368; Report on the Dignity of a Peer, V, pp.112–3; CPR 1385–9, p.11]. He also held in his demesne in fee tail by a similar grant of Richard II an annuity of 40 marks at the exchequer, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, to sustain his status as duke. The office of marshal has no annual value. Date of death and heir as above.
299
Writ, plura, 30 Sept. 1411.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 30 Nov
He held in his demesne in fee tail more than was stated in the inquisition after his death, namely the office of the marshalsea of England, and the offices of Serjeant marshal and clerk marshal in the court of the marshalsea of the royal household, annual value nil. Date of death and heir, aged 21 years on 10 Aug. last, as above.
C 137/63, no.76, mm.47–52


THOMAS MOUBRAY, EARL MARSHAL
300
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
He held in his demesne in fee tail the castle and borough of Bramber, the manors of King’s Barn, Beeding, Washington and Bewbush, the chase of St. Leonard with the new park annexed to it, and the borough of Horsham … with the seven hundreds of Brightford, Steyning, Easewrithe…; annual values, [King’s Barn] £12 13s.4d., [Beeding] £28 6s.8d., Washington £24 15s… borough of Horsham 100s.… He died on 7 June 1405. John Moubray, his brother and heir, is aged 16 years and more. John Dalyngrygge, knight, has held these premises since his death. [Mainly illegible].
301
Writ, plura, 21 Nov. 1410.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Horsham 10 June 1411
He held more in his demesne in fee tail than was stated in the previous inquisition, namely the manors of Bosham and Stoughton, with the parcels and members belonging to them, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown; annual values, Bosham, which with its dependencies forms the lordship of Bosham, £100, Stoughton £14 9d. John Pelham, knight, has held and taken the profits since his death, title unknown. He died on 4 June 1405. John his brother and heir was aged 20 years and more on 10 Aug. last.
302
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found by inquisition before Nicholas Carreu, escheator, that he held in fee tail the castle and borough of Bramber, the manors of King’s Barn, Beeding, Washington and Bewbush, the chase of St. Leonard with the new park annexed, and the borough of Horsham; and by another inquisition before John Clipsham, escheator, that he held in fee tail the manors of Bosham and Stoughton with their members, but how he came to hold them was not stated, 14 Oct. 1412.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Bramber 28 Oct
He held the manors of Bosham and Stoughton in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, his brother, of the lands of Roger le Bygod, sometime earl of Norfolk and Marshal [CChR 1300–26, pp.205–6]. They descended to Margaret duchess of Norfolk as daughter and heir of Thomas, from her to Thomas de Moubray, duke of Norfolk, as son of Elizabeth, daughter of Margaret, and so to Thomas as son of Thomas Moubray, and now to John Moubray as brother and heir. He also held in his demesne in fee tail the castle and borough of Bramber, the manors of King’s Barn, Beeding, Washington and Bewbush, the chase of St. Leonard with the new park, and the borough of Horsham, by the grant of Richard Hakelut and William Moigne by fines of 1316–7 [CP 25(1)/236/47, nos.14–18] to William de Brewosa, senior, with remainder to John de Moubray and Aline his wife and their heirs. From them they descended to John their son, John his son, to Thomas duke of Norfolk, his son and heir, to Thomas the Earl Marshal, and now to John his brother.
303
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
He held in his demesne as of fee two parts of the manor of Epworth in the Isle of Axholme and two parts of half the lordship of the island with the reversion of the third parts after the death of Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk, annual value of the two parts 43s. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, and since his death have been held by Queen Joan, title unknown. Long before his death Thomas, late duke of Norfolk, by letters patent shown to the jurors granted a rent of 40 marks from this manor to Thomas de Burnham. He died on 4 June 1405. John his brother and next heir was aged 17 years on 10 Aug. last.
304
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 18 June
By the grant of Richard II to Thomas duke of Norfolk, his father, he held an annuity of £30 from the king payable at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
305
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester 9 April
He held the manor of North Piddle of the earl of Warwick for life by the service of one knight’s fee with reversion to the earl and his heirs, annual value £9. He died on 8 June 1405, heir as above [no.303].
306
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester 14 April 1407
He held the manor of Dovercourt in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, as above [no.302]. It is held of the earl of Oxford by the service of one knight’s fee, annual value 45 marks. He died on 8 June 1405. John Mowbray is next heir, being the son of Thomas Mowbray, duke of Norfolk, son of Elizabeth, daughter of Margaret, daughter of Thomas Brotherton. He was aged 17 on 10 Aug. last. Queen Joan has held the manor and taken the profits since his death, title unknown.
307
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford 24 March 1407
He held the manor of Weston in his demesne in fee tail of the king in chief as parcel of the earldom of Norfolk by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, as above [no.302]. John Cornewaill, knight, has held and taken the profits since his death, title unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
308
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 9 April
By the grant of Richard II he held in his demesne in fee tail £20 rent from the castle of Nottingham, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas by the sheriff, in support of the name, honour, title and style of earl of Nottingham [CCR 1381–5, p.331]. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
309
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 9 April
He held in his demesne as of fee: Barton Seagrave, 2 parts of the castle or manor, of the earl of Stafford of the honour of Gloucester, with reversion of the third part which Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk holds in dower, service unknown, annual value of the 2 parts £8. The king had the revenues from Thomas’s death until 10 Aug. 1405 when he granted them to Queen Joan [CPR 1401–5, p.498]. Chalcombe, 2 parts of the manor, of the bishop of Lincoln of his castle of Banbury with the reversion of the third part as above. Long before his death the duke of Norfolk granted £10 yearly from this manor to Hugh Dalby and 10 marks yearly to Cecily Boule. They have had all the issues since the death of Thomas. Of whom [sic] and by what service the manor is held is unknown; annual value of the two parts £12. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
310
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Icklingham 29 March
He held in his demesne in fee tail: Framlingham, the manor and castle, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 80 marks. Henry prince of Wales has had the profits since his death by the king’s grant by letters patent [CPR 1405–8, pp.23, 26]. Berwick Field, a field so-called, as parcel of the park of Berwick by Bungay, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 40s. Cratfield, Stow Park and Berwick, £18 rent, of the king in chief by knight service, of which Constance widow of Thomas takes £12 in dower and Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk £6 in dower. Icklingham, the manor, jointly with Constance his wife … [Ten lines illegible].
311
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Norwich 17 March 1407
He held the following of the king in chief in fee tail: Forncett, the manor, by knight service, annual value £60. William Rees has taken the profits since his death by grant to farm by letters patent [CPR 1399–1405, p.321]. Dickleburgh, the manor, annual value £10. Constance his widow has held and taken the profits by the king’s grant by letters patent [CPR 1405–8, p.38]. Suffield, the manor, annual value £30. Thomas de Erpyngham, knight, has taken the profits since his death, title unknown. Ditchingham, the manor, service unknown, annual value £32 4s. Constance his widow has held and taken the profits since his death. Earsham, the manor, service unknown, annual value £44. Queen Joan has taken the profits in virtue of letters patent [CPR 1405–8, p.46]. Halvergate, the manor, by knight service, annual value £36. Constance his widow has held as above. Framingham, the manor, annual value £26 13s.4d. Thomas de Erpyngham, knight, has held as above. South Walsham, the manor, annual value £41 4s.… has held. Harleston, the manor with the half hundred of Earsham, annual value £26 13s.4d. Constance his widow has held as above. Hales, a third part of the manor, by knight service, annual value 26s.8d. Queen Joan has held as above. He also held the manor of Lopham of the abbot of St. Giles, annual value £46 6s.4d. Queen Joan has held as above. He died on 8 June 1405, heir as above [no.303].
312
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coventry 4 March
He held in his demesne as of fee: Caludon, two parts of the manor with the reversion of the third part which Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk holds in dower, of Henry prince of Wales of his manor of Cheylesmore, service unknown, annual value of two parts £22. Aspley, the manor, annual value £7; 16 messuages and 16 virgates in Flecknoe, annual value £14; 10 messuages and 10 virgates in Thurlaston, annual value 100s.; and 2 messuages, 2 virgates and 60s. rent in Alspath, annual value 10s. beyond the rent; of whom and by what service they are held is unknown. John Wilicotes has taken the revenues of Thurlaston because the earl long before his death granted him 100s. from it. The profits of Caludon and all the rest have been taken by William Bispam, receiver of Queen Joan, since the earl’s death. Kineton, the manor, jointly with Constance as was found by inquisition immediately after his death, of the king in chief by a rent of £12 payable at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value £16. It was released to Constance and she has taken the profits of two parts in virtue of the joint feoffment. He died on 8 June 1405, heir as above [no.303].
313
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 10 March 1407
He held in his demesne in fee tail the manors of Seagrave, Sileby, Mountsorell, Great Dalby and Cold Overton, with 30 messuages, 30 virgates and 100s. rent in Cotes, Smisby, Wymeswold, Hoby, Thorpe Satchville, Twyford, Thurmaston, Thorpe in the Glebe and Melton Mowbray, by the grant of William de Neweton, parson of Seagrave, William de Loughton, parson of Witherley, and John de Repyngdon, parson of Cold Overton, by a fine of 1344 [CP 25(1)/287/41, no.341] to John de Segrave, knight, and Margaret duchess of Norfolk, then his wife. From them they descended to Thomas as son of Thomas duke of Norfolk, son of Elizabeth, daughter of John de Segrave and Margaret; and so now to John de Moubray as brother and heir. They are not held of the king, but of whom is unknown; annual values, Seagrave £40 11s.10d., Sileby £50, Mountsorell £7, Great Dalby £40, Cold Overton £32, and the 30 messuages etc. £10(?). He also held two parts of the manor of Melton Mowbray of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown. On 9 March 1404 he granted to John Seynt Johan, knight, £20 yearly from this manor payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. He died on 4 June 1405, heir as above [no.303]. William Bispham has taken the profits for Queen Joan since his death.
314
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 9 April
He held in his demesne as of fee: Bedford, the castle, of the king in chief by the service of being almoner on the day of the king’s coronation, annual value 10s. and no more because it is unbuilt and unenclosed. Long before his death he granted the custody of the castle with the issues of the castle and moat to John Woketon for life, and he still lives. Willington, the manor, annual value 40 marks. Stotfold, £6 6s. rent from the manor payable by the farmers, bailiffs or reeves. Bromham, a quarter carucate in the hands of tenants at will, annual value 40s. Cople, Cardington, Great Barford, Southill, Maulden, Wootton, Ickwell and Salph End, 37s. rent. Bedford, the court baron every three weeks, annual value 30s. Haynes, the park, annual value nil; and the reversion of the manor apart from the park, which is held for life by Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk in dower, annual value £10. Stotfold, the reversion of the manor, which, except for the above £6 6s., is held by the duchess in dower, annual value £10. Sheerhatch, the reversion of 47 a. arable, 12 a. meadow and wood, with 10 a. wood in ‘Strangeswode’ and 4 a. wood in the grove (grava) by Sheerhatch, which the duchess Elizabeth holds in dower for life, annual value of the underwood 3s.4d. Haynes, the advowson of the free chapel, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4 marks. His father, Thomas duke of Norfolk, long before his death granted 20 marks yearly to William Rees for life by letters patent of 3 Oct. 1397; and by letters patent of 26 May 1388 10 marks yearly to John Cauley for life, and 2d. daily with an annuity of 40s. to John Tunstal for life as keeper of the warren of Willington and the wood of Sheerhatch; all from the manor of Willington. The last was confirmed by the king on 18 Nov. 1399 [CPR 1399–1401, p.109]. The queen has held these premises and taken all the profits except for the grants to Rees, Cauley and Tunstal. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
315
Writ 11 Feb. 1407.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle 2 March
He held: Thirsk, the manor, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service. There are the site, annual value nil, land called ‘Wodehalfeld’ with meadow let at farm of £13 6s.8d. payable by equal parts at Martinmas and Whitsun, assize rents £12, a mill £13 6s.8d., tolls of fairs and market and perquisites of court £6 13s.4d., and a common oven 66s.8d., total £48 13s.4d. Elizabeth the duchess, his mother, is dowered with a third part to the value of £6 4s.6d. William Maundevyle has a rent of 20 marks from the manor by the grant of Thomas duke of Norfolk, who also by his letters patent dated 24 March 1395 granted a rent of £10 from it to Richard Steresakir, and this was confirmed by royal letters patent [CPR 1399–1401, p.220], and so the two parts are worth £14 yearly [sic, a third life annuity of 10 marks to Thomas Missenden [ibid., p.79] was probably omitted]. Hovingham, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20. Elizabeth the duchess has 113s.4d. [sic] in dower from it; annual value of the two parts £13 6s.8d. Dinnington, two parts of the manor, in fee tail of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 106s.8d. Thwaite, two parts of the manor, in fee tail, not of the king but of whom is unknown, annual value 26s.8d. The profits of Dinnington and Thwaite have been taken by Henry le Scrop, knight, by letters patent [Cf. CPR 1405–8, p.38]. Langton and Burton in Lonsdale, the manors, jointly with Constance his wife, and they were delivered to her after the inquisition following his death. They are not held of the king but of whom is unknown; annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
316
Writ 30 April 1410.
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant to John de Moubray and Aline his wife [as in no.302 with descent as given there] the castle of Swansea and two parts of the lordships and lands of Gower and Kilvey, with reversion of the third part which Elizabeth the duchess holds in dower for life. They are held of the king in chief by knight service amount unknown; annual values, site of the castle nil, the lordship £100 and no more, the greater part of the lordships and lands having been wasted by the rebels. Date of death and heir, aged 20 on 10 Aug. 1410, as above [no.303].
317
Writ 30 April 1410.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Gloucester 14 March 1411
He held in his demesne in fee tail of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, the castle, manor and lordship of Chepstow, and the manor of Tidenham in the March of Wales, annual value £100. Queen Joan has held them since his death, title unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no.303].
318
Writ, melius sciri, as it was not stated how he held, 14 Oct. 1412.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Aust 31 Oct
Chepstow and Tidenham were granted by Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, and so descended to him, as above [no.302].
319
Writ, plura, 7 Sept. 1411.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spital in the Street 21 Sept
He held more than was returned in the inquisition held before John Copuldyk [no.303 above], namely 7 messuages and 10 bovates in Epworth, Haxey, and Owston in the Isle of Axholme, which John Lord Moubray, son of John, son of Roger, held in his demesne as of fee as parcel of the manor of Epworth, and which he by charter granted to John de Clee and Robert de Clee and their heirs and assigns. After the death of John, Robert enfeoffed Thomas de Brunham and Thomas Tutbury on 7 July 1390. They held and granted them to Robert de Clee, then vicar of Haxey, from the following Easter 1391 for 20 years, with reversion to Thomas de Moubray, then Earl Marshal, and his heirs. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £4. The right to them descended to Thomas, and now to John. Thomas the father died on 22 Sept. 1399, Thomas the son in June 1405. John the brother and heir was aged 21 years on 10 Aug. last. The 20 years ended at Easter last past.
320
Writ, melius sciri, how and by what right he held the manor of Fen Stanton, 14 Oct. 1412.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. St Ives 31 Oct
He held the manor of Fen Stanton in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of William de Neuton, formerly parson of Seagrave, William de Loughton, formerly parson of Witherley, and John de Repyngdon, formerly parson of Cold Overton, by a fine of 1344 [CP 25(1)/287/41, no.349), to John de Segrave, knight, and Margaret his wife, and from them it descended to Thomas duke of Norfolk, from him to Thomas, and now to John as brother and heir.
321
Writ 13 Feb. 1411.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Oakham 2 June
He held in his demesne as of fee 1 toft and 2 virgates in Alesthorpe by Burley, not of the king but of whom is unknown, annual value 10s. He died on 8 June 1405. John his brother and heir was aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last. Who has had the profits since his death is unknown.
322
Writ, plura, 21 Nov. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. Northallerton 2 July 1411
He held two parts of the manor of Thwaite with the third part in fee tail, and he held the manor of Hovingham in his demesne as of fee.
323
Writ, plenius certiorari, his estate in the manor of Hovingham and in two parts of the manor of Thwaite not having been given in the inquisition held by Thomas Egmanton [no.315 above], 17 May 1411.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk 16 June
He held the manors of Dinnington [sic] and Thwaite in fee tail, of whom and by what service is unknown; annual values, Dinnington 8 marks, Thwaite 40s. He died on 4 June 1405. John his brother and next heir was aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last. Edmund Sandeford, knight, has taken all the profits since his death, title unknown.
324
Writ, melius sciri, how he came to hold the manors of Thwaite and Dinnington not having been stated in the inquisitions before Thomas Egmanton and Robert Hilliard [nos.315, 322, 323 above]. 12 Oct. 1412.
YORK. Inquisition. Doncaster 22 Oct
He held the manor of Dinnington by the grant of William de Neuton, formerly parson of Seagrave, William de Loughton, formerly parson of Witherley, and John de Repyngdon, formerly parson of Cold Overton, to John de Segrave, knight, and Margaret his wife, the duchess of Norfolk, descending as above [no.313]. He held the manor of Thwaite by the grant of John Moubray to Thomas his son formerly duke of Norfolk, and the heirs of his body. So it descended to Thomas, and now to John.
325
Writ, plura, 12 Oct. 1412.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Kirton 30 Oct
He did hold more in his demesne in fee tail, namely the name and honour of earl of Nottingham and a yearly rent of £20 from the county of Nottingham payable by the sheriff by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas by the grant of Richard II to his father as above [no.308]. They now descend to John Moubray, his brother, who was aged 21 years on 10 Aug. last.
326
Writ, melius sciri, as his estate in the £6 6s. from the manor of Stotfold, the park of Haynes and the free chapel there was not given in the previous inquisition [no.314], 17 May 1411.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 8 June
He held the rent of £6 6s. from the manor of Stotfold, the park of Haynes and the free chapel in his demesne in fee tail.
327
Writ, plura, 21 Nov. 1410.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Long Stratton 25 Aug 1411
He held more in his demesne in fee tail than was returned in the inquisition taken before William Rees [no.311], namely the manor of Hanworth of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £40. He died on 4 June 1405. John his brother and heir was aged 21 years on 10 Aug. last.
328
Writ, melius sciri, how he came to hold various lands in Norfolk and Suffolk not having been stated in inquisitions before William Rees and Edmund Wynter [nos.310–11, 327, 329]. 14 Oct. 1412.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Lopham 2 Nov
He held in his demesne in fee tail the manors of Forncett, Lopham, Dickleburgh, Suffield, Ditchingham, Earsham, Halvergate, Framingham, South Walsham and Harleston, with the half hundred of Earsham, by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton as above [no.302]. He also held in his demesne in fee tail a third part of the manor of Hales, by the grant of John Mowbray to Thomas his son, the former duke of Norfolk, and the heirs of his body. So it descended to Thomas, and now to John.
329
Writ, plura, 12 July 1411.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Woodbridge 1 Sept
He did hold more in his demesne in fee tail than was returned in the inquisition before William Rees [no.310], namely: the manor of Walton, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £60; and a parcel of wood called ‘Pontrellyshege’, with the wood called ‘Berwykwode, the field called Berwick Field, and the enclosed pasture called Stow Park in Sibton and Peasenhall, not being parts of the manor of Bungay, of whom and by what service they are held is unknown, annual value £4. He died on 4 June 1405. John his brother and heir was aged 21 on 10 Aug. last.
330
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Botesdale 3 Nov 1412
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton, descending as above [no.302]: Framlingham, the manor and castle; the manor of Walton; Berwick Field part of the park of Berwick by Bungay; £16 rent in Cratfield, Stow Park and Berwick; and a parcel of wood called ‘Pontrellyshege’, a parcel of wood called ‘Berwykwode’, a field called Berwick field, and a close of pasture called Stow Park in Sibton and Peasenhall.
331
Writ, melius sciri, as to how he came to hold the rent from Stotfold and the park of Haynes, 14 Oct. 1412.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Shefford 27 Oct
He held in his demesne in fee tail £6 6s. rent from the manor of Stotfold, payable by the farmers, bailiffs or reeves there, the park of Haynes and the advowson of the free chapel there by the grant of John Mowbray to Thomas his son, the former duke of Norfolk, and the heirs of his body. So it descended to Thomas, and now to John.
332
Writ 20 Nov. 1410.
He held in his demesne in fee tail 1 messuage and 1 vacant plot with various shops, rooms and other buildings annexed at the Broken Wharf in the parish of St. Mary Somerset, of the king in burgage, amount of service unknown, annual value 10 marks. He died on 8 June 1405. John his brother and heir was aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last. Thomas de Lancastre, the king’s son, has had the issues since his death, title unknown.
333
Writ, melius sciri, as to the grant by which he held, 1 Nov. 1412.
He held the messuage etc. [as in no.332] by the grant of Edward II to Thomas de Brotherton of the lands of Roger le Bygod, and they descended as above [no.302].
334
Writ, plura, 12 Oct. 1412.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Abridge in Lambourne 1 Nov
He held more than was returned in the inquisition before William Loveney [not found], namely the manor called Lady Hall in Morton in his demesne as of fee, which manor William Halle, deceased, held for life by the grant of Thomas, late duke of Norfolk, his father, with reversion to the right heirs of Thomas the father. It is held of the king, service unknown, annual value £8. William Halle died on 20 Oct. 1400. John Burgh, esquire, then held it until 4 June 1405, title unknown. Then owing to the minority of Thomas it was held by the king until the following Christmas, and he had the profits by the escheator. Since then Nicholas Alderwyche has held, title again unknown. Thomas died on 4 June 1405 holding the manor in his demesne as of fee, and so it descended to John his brother, who was 21 years of age on 10 Aug. last.
335
Writ 14 Feb. 1411.
He held two parts of a rectangular plot in the parish of St. Nicholas, towards the church on the south side. Part has various buildings, part is vacant. It is held by a rent of 40s. and by providing two parts of the services of a watchman for the defence of the city, annual value beyond this and beyond repairs to the premises 5 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no.316].
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E 152/441, nos.3, 4