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JOHN BARNAK, KNIGHT
700
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Long Stratton 28 May 1410
He once held the manor of South Burlingham in his demesne as of fee and granted it by charter to William Roos of Helmsley, John Cokayn, senior, Peter de la Pole, Henry Heth, John Ibury, John Statheryn, clerk, and Robert Smyth, clerk, and their heirs and assigns in fee simple on 11 Feb. 1409. So they held it of Edmund Noon, knight, of his manor of Moulton St. Mary, service unknown, annual value £10. He died on 31 Aug. last. John his son and heir is aged 9 years and more.
701
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Hallaton 8 May 1410
He held the manor of Hallaton of the king of the honour of Peverel, service unknown, annual value 12 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
702
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Kelvedon Bridge 3 March 1410
He held the manor of Colne Engaine in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £10. Date of death and heir, aged 10 years and more, as above.
703
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. ‘Byk’ 24 Feb 1410
He held the manor of Sandy in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10. Date of death and heir, aged 9 years and more, as above.
704
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle 8 April 1410
He once held the manor of Blatherwycke in his demesne as of fee and granted it by charter to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, John Cokayn, senior, Peter de la Pole, Henry Heth, John Ibury, John Stathern, clerk, and Robert Smyth, clerk, and their heirs and assigns in fee simple without conditions. They hold it of John Knyvet of his manor of Weldon, service unknown, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir, aged 9 years and more, as above.
705
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln castle 20 Dec
He once held the manors of Sedgebrook and Ranby and various lands and tenements in Croxton and granted them to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others, as above [no.704], and so they hold: Sedgebrook of William Clifford, knight, of his manor of Caythorpe, service unknown, annual value 100s.; Ranby of the bishop of Lincoln of his manor of Nettleham, service unknown, annual value 100s.; and the Croxton premises of Thomas Lord de la Warr by a rent of 2s., annual value 53s.4d. Date of death and heir as above.
706
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. St Neots 24 Dec
He once held the manor of Dillington in his demesne as of fee and granted it to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others as above [no.704]. They hold it of the abbot of Ramsey by a rent of 10s., annual value £20. Thomas Yokflete, formerly parson of Stow, Robert Rykedon, John Lynstoke, John Brunne and John Crull formerly held the manor and advowson of Grafham in their demesne as of fee and by their charter dated at Grafham on 20 Oct. 1402 granted it to Margaret de Hemyngford to hold to herself for life and to her executors for one year after her death, with remainder to John Barnak, Peter de la Pole and John Ibury, and their heirs and assigns. Margaret died and they held it. Then by deed dated 14 Feb. 1409 John Barnak released his rights to the others. They hold it of the earl of Stafford by a rent of 2s., annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
707
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark 15 Jan 1410
He formerly held the manor of Besthorpe and 2 messuages, 56 a. arable and 4 a. meadow in Newark in his demesne as of fee and granted them to William Roos, lord of Helmsley, and others, as above [no.704]. They hold the manor of Hugh Hastynges, knight, service unknown, annual value £4, and the premises in Newark of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown, annual value £8. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/77, no.17
E 149/95, no.2


EDWARD LODELOWE
708
Writ 20 Oct. 1409.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Winchcombe 29 Oct
He formerly held the manor of Chipping Campden in his demesne as of fee, and granted it by charter to John Grevell and William Merbury and their heirs. So he held no lands when he died. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20. He died on 2 Oct. last. Margaret his daughter and heir is aged 14 years and more.
709
Writ 20 Oct. 1409.
He held of the king in free burgage, as all London is held: a half of 2 messuages and 6 shops in the parish of St. John Walbrook, which Thomas Burton, citizen and grocer of London, holds for a term of years, rendering 8 marks; a half of 1 messuage and 10 shops in Tower Street in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East, annual value 66s.8d.; half of 1 tenement in Mincing Lane in the same, annual value 6s.8d.; and half of 2 messuages in the parish of St. Mary Fenchurch, annual value 22s. He died on 2 Oct. last. Margaret wife of Baldwin Straunge, knight, is his daughter and heir, aged 14 years and more.
C 137/77, no.18
E 149/95, no.3


JOHN ALDERMERSTON OF CROYDON
710
Writ 8 March 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Croydon 29 May
He held in his demesne as of fee in Croydon 2 messuages with built-up houses, 9 cottages, 1 croft of 3 a., 12 a. and 1 rood arable, 4 a. wood and 2s.2 1/2d. quitrent from various tenants payable at Michaelmas. Of these 1 messuage, the cottages, croft, land and wood are held of the archbishop of Canterbury, and the other messuage of Thomas atte Berwe, services unknown, annual value beyond the rent 50s. He died on 18 Feb. 1405. Juliana his sister is next heir, aged 60 years and more.
C 137/77, no.19


RICHARD DEYE OF DAVENTRY
711
Writ 26 Feb. 1410.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Daventry 30 April
He was outlawed for felony and held 1 messuage in Daventry for life by the grant of John Bone of Coventry and Isabel his wife with reversion to them. It is held of the prior of Daventry by a rent of 10d., annual value 2s., and was taken into the hands of Richard II and remains in the present king’s hands. He died on 5 Aug. 1398. John Bone is dead. Isabel still lives. Richard was a bastard with no heir of his own.
C 137/77, no.21


ELA WIDOW OF RICHARD DE SANCTO MAURO, SENIOR, KNIGHT
712
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
She held a mansion with a garden and 4 shops in the parish of St. Peter the Poor, by the Austin friars, in free burgage, as all London is held, in dower of the inheritance of Richard de Sancto Mauro, the son, annual value 50s. She died on 8 Feb. last. Alice daughter of Richard, knight, son of Richard and Ela, is next heir, aged 30 weeks.
713
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Lacock 14 March
She held a quarter of the manor of Imber in her demesne as of fee of the prior of Bradenstoke, service unknown, annual value 20s. Date of death and heir, aged 32 weeks, as above.
714
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Castle Cary 3 March
She held in dower of the inheritance of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight: Wincanton, the borough, with the manor ‘Lovelysmerssh’, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £24. Stoke Lane, North Barrow and South Barrow, the manors, with the advowson of North Barrow, of the king in chief, annual values 100s., £7 and £4 13s.4d. Bratton Seymour, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value 60s. Shepton Montague, 3 messuages and 6 virgates, annual value 26s.8d. Pitcombe, 7 messuages and 6 carucates, annual value £7, and in Cole 5 messuages and 4 carucates, annual value 100s., parcels of the manor of Castle Cary, of the king in chief by knight service. Date of death and heir, aged 28 weeks, as above.
715
Writ 13 Feb. 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. South Molton 13 March
She held the manor of North Molton with the advowsons of North Molton and Black Torrington in socage by fealty and suit of court at Hawkridge yearly on Friday in Whitweek, by the grant of John Chitterne and John Bromflet, clerks, to Richard and herself, Edmund Seyntlou, clerk, William Brythlegh and the heirs male of Richard and herself, by deed made by licence of Richard II [CPR 1377–81, p.215] and shown to the jurors. They had two sons, Richard, who died without heirs male during the life of Ela, and John who survives. Richard senior, Edmund and William died. The manor comprises 1 capital messuage, annual value nil, 3 cornmills 32s. and so let to farm by equal parts at the 4 terms, 4 carucates 53s.4d., 800 a. of gorse and heath at 1/2d., assize rents and rents of serfs £31 6s.2d. payable at the 4 terms, assize rents of burgage tenants at Michaelmas 106s.2d., a rent of £4 6s.8d. called ‘le Yeve’ payable by the unfree tenants at Michaelmas, pleas of court of the manor, borough and hundred of North Molton by estimate 32s., the church of North Molton 44 marks and the church of Black Torrington 22 marks. Date of death as above. John her son is next heir male, aged 30 years and more.
C 137/77, no.23
E 149/94, no.14


JOAN WIFE OF THOMAS LOVELL, ESQUIRE
716
Writ 6 oct. 1409.
KENT. Inquisitions. Ospringe 9 Oct
She held the manor of Milstead in her demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II by homage, annual value £4. She married Thomas and had issue Thomas her heir, aged 21 years on 23 April last. She died on 10 Aug. 1388. The elder Thomas held the manor by the courtesy of England until he died on 11 Sept. 1401. Then the king granted it to Arnold Savage by letters patent [CFR 1399–1405, pp.180–1] and he held until 16 June 1406 when it was granted to Queen Joan to hold until the full age of the heir [CPR 1405–8, p.193]. She granted it to John Roger of Bridport who still holds.
717
Writ 6 Oct. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton 12 Oct
She held the manor of Milton Clevedon and a quarter of the manor of Wanstrow in her demesne as of fee of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight, by knight service, annual values £8 and 40s. She married Thomas Lovell, had issue Thomas and died on 10 Aug. 1388. Thomas her son was aged 21 years on 23 April last. Thomas senior held the premises on account of their children until 11 Sept. 1401 when he died. Then the king granted them by letters patent to Robert Leddred [CFR 1399–1405, p.236] who held until 16 June 1406 when the king granted them to Queen Joan [CPR 1405–8, p.193], and she granted them to John Roger of Bridport who has held since. Margaret wife of John Bluet held the manor of Clevedon in her demesne as of fee of Lady Despenser by knight service, annual value £30. She had issue John and Thomas who died. She died on 8 June 1400. Thomas son of Thomas and Joan Lovell is her next heir, being the son of Joan her sister, and he was 21 on 23 April last. John Bluet held by the law of England until he died on 22 Sept. 1405. Then the king granted the manor to Queen Joan and she to John Roger of Bridport and so he has held.
C 137/77, no.24, mm.1, 2, 6, 7


JOHN BLUET
718
Writ, melius sciri, as to holdings of John Bluet by the law of England after the death of Margaret his wife of the inheritance of Thomas Lovell. 6 Oct. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil 11 Oct
He held nothing of the king in chief by the law of England after the death of Margaret of the inheritance of Thomas son of Thomas Lovell, but he held the manor of Clevedon for life by the law of England of Lady le Despenser by knight service, annual value £30. He died on 22 Sept. 1405. The manor was held by the escheator until 16 June 1406 when the king granted it to Queen Joan and she to John Roger of Bridport who has held it since.
719
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 11 Oct 1409
He held nothing in Dorset. Date of death as above.
C 137/77, no.24, mm.3–5


RICHARD DUFFELD
720
Writ 18 Feb. 1410.
He held in his demesne of the king in free burgage: St. Saviour’s street, a capital messuage with booths and shops adjoining, and a messuage by St. Andrew’s churchyard, annual value together 4 marks, let to Thomas Gare, citizen of York, for a term of years, and he still holds. Peaseholme, 4 messuages, occupied since his death by the prior of Warter who takes the profits, title unknown, annual value 6s.8d. and no more because ruinous and empty. Aldwark, 4 messuages with adjacent garden, annual value 13s.4d., let to Thomas Gare as above, and he still holds. Petergate, a rent of 7s. from 3 booths and shops formerly of John de Beverlay. ‘Nethirousegate’, a messuage, annual value 15s., held by William Brydd, fishmonger, title unknown, and who has the profits since Richard’s death is also unknown. He died on 6 Oct. 1409 [sic]. Thomas his son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
721
Writ 27 Nov. 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk 12 Dec
He held the manor of Skelton in fee tail by the grant of William Gra to Helen daughter of William and the heirs of her body. She was Richard’s mother and he her heir. There is the site with a fishery, 6 cottages, 1 barn, and 2 bovates, held of the manor of Raskelf by suit of court once yearly, annual value 13s.4d.; and also a field called ‘Hallfeld’ and closes called ‘Stokkyng, Langintake and Wydeopyn’, held of the abbot of St. Mary’s, York, by a rent of 5s., annual value 20s. Similarly he held land called ‘Cortburn’ in a wood called ‘Hordron’ in the forest of Galtres of the king in chief by knight service and a rent of 10s. by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 6s.8d. He died on 8 Oct. last, heir as above.
C 137/78, no.26
E 152/433


MARGARET WIDOW OF THOMAS DE BOYNTON, KNIGHT
722
Writ, melius sciri, reciting that an earlier inquisition found that she held certain premises in dower of the inheritance of Henry de Boynton, knight, who rebelled on 20 July 1405 and forfeited his reversion. 1 Feb. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. Kilham 28 Feb
Ingram Mounceux held in his demesne as of fee 2 messuages, 3 cottages and 16 bovates in Boynton and gave them to William de Boynton and Alice his wife, Ingram’s daughter, and the heirs of their bodies. From them they descended to Ingram their son, William his son, Thomas his son, Thomas his son and Henry his son, who assigned the premises to Margaret widow of the younger Thomas in dower, with other lands and tenements in Newton in Cleveland and Snainton. Henry died on 20 July 1405 and the reversion descended to Thomas his son and heir who is aged 12 years and no more. The premises in Boynton are held of Joan Mounceux of her manor of Barmston by homage, relief and fealty and a payment of 3/4d. for each bovate for ‘shirrifgild’ and castle guard. When Margaret died Joan Mounceux held the premises owing to the minority until she was ejected by Christopher de Boynton in virtue of letters patent made on his untrue statement [CFR 1405–13, pp.131, 146]. The half manor of Newton in Cleveland is held of John de Lomley, knight, by knight service. The premises in Snainton are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, of the honour of Pickering, service unknown.
C 137/78, no.27


JOHN HADELEYE OF LONDON
723
Writ 10 March 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Little Ilford 9 July
Reynold de Cobbeham and Elizabeth his wife held 10 a. in Stratford Langthorne in their demesne as of fee and by their charter shown to the jurors granted them to John Hadle and Thomasia his wife, their heirs and assigns. They are held of the abbot and convent of Stratford by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 20s. He died holding them on 7 Feb. last. His next heirs are Katherine, wife of William Wyngefeld, one daughter, and John Pecche, son of Joan his other daughter, aged 30 years and more and 22 years and more.
724
Writ 10 March 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southwark 30 March
He held 1 messuage, 2 houses and 2 gardens in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen by Bermondsey in his demesne as of fee and on 14 Feb. 1399 by deed shown to the jurors granted them to Walter Wy and John Cok. They regranted them to him to hold for life and by his executors for one year more, with remainder to William Pecche, knight, Joan his wife and their heirs, and failing such to his own right heirs. They are held of the abbot of Bermondsey, service unknown, annual value 53s.4d. Date of death and heirs, aged 30 and more and 21 and more, as above.
725
Writ 10 March 1410.
He and Margery his wife held a tenement in the parish of St. Pancras for their lives by the grant of William Eynesham, John de Hoo and Robert Ellerker, clerk, with remainder to William Peche and Joan his wife, daughter of John Hadeleye, the heirs of their bodies and the right heirs of John, annual value £8. Richard Odyham and William Chichele held lands and tenements in the parishes of St. Antonin and St. Benet Sherehog in Cordwainer Street ward in their demesne as of fee and granted them by charter shown to the jurors to John Hadeley to hold for life and by his executors for 1 year more, with remainders as above, annual value £4. He held another tenement next the churchyard of St. Pancras and left it by his will, proved and enrolled, to John Wykyngeston, rector of St. Pancras, and the churchwardens in aid of the maintenance of a clock, with remainder if it were not maintained to his right heirs, annual value 30s. Another tenement in All Hallows, Bread Street parish in Cordwainer Street ward he left by will to John Serjaunt and the heirs of his body, with remainder to his own right heirs, annual value 20s. He held in his demesne as of fee in fee simple 2 tenements and 3 shops with solars and cellars in St. Bride’s, Fleet Street parish, 1 tenement being called the ‘Hors on the Hope’ and the other ‘the Swan on the Hope’, annual value £12. Similarly he held 2 tenements and 6 shops with solars and cellars in the Cornmarket in St. Martin Vintry, annual value £10. All are held of the king in free burgage, as all London is held. Date of death and heirs as above.
726
Writ 10 March 1410.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Stepney 25 June
Jointly with Thomasia his wife who survives him he held: Stepney, the manor called ‘Cobhammes’, by the grant of Reynold Cobham and Elizabeth his wife to them and their heirs and assigns, of the bishop of London by a rent of 53s.4d., annual value £10. St. Mary Matfelon parish outside Aldgate, lands and tenements formerly held by John Stodeye, citizen of London, by the grant to them and their heirs and assigns by Paul Gysores, Richard Litlyngton and Thomas Marshall, of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, service unknown, annual value 20s.; and lands in the same parish granted to them and their heirs and assigns by Richard Litlyngton, citizen and vintner of London, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value 20s. Jointly with John Seynt Jermayn he held the manor called Uxendon in the parish of Harrow and a tenement called ‘Marlepettys’ in the Weald in the same parish, to them and their heirs and assigns, of the archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d. Date of death and heirs as above.
727
Writ 10 March 1410.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 14 April
John Cokayn, William Chichele, Richard Odyham and Robert Walsham held the manor and advowson of Hintlesham in their demesne as of fee and by charter made with the king’s licence [CPR 1396–9, p.8] gave them to John Hadele to hold for his life and by his executors for one year more, with remainder to William son of William Wyngefeld, knight, and Katherine his wife, the heirs of their bodies, and his own right heirs. He held them when he died on 7 Feb. last. William Chichele, Walter Cotton, Nicholas Hamme and John Begraunt, the executors granted their estate in them to William and Katherine. Half the manor called ‘Pippardes’ and the advowson are held of the king in chief by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk or 2s., the other half called ‘Talbotes’ of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee. The manor comprises various buildings, annual value nil, 1 dovecot, 2s., fruit and herbage of the garden, 18d., 300 (350) a. arable at 4d., £6 16s.8d., of which 50 lie in the vill of Hadleigh in the field called ‘le Southawe’, (held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, in socage by a rent of 6s.8d.), 87 a. pasture at 4d., 29s., (80 a., 26s.8d., 6 a. meadow called ‘Londmedowe’ at 3s., 18s.), 300 a. wood, £6 13s.4d., each may be cut in the 9th year, so 3s.4d., assize rents of £10 13s.1/2d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, and view of frankpledge and court, nil. [Words in brackets in E 152/432 only]. He held in his demesne as of fee 10 messuages, 1 toft, 200 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 12 a. pasture and 20s. rent in Hadleigh, and by a fine of 1409 [CP 25(1)/223/112, no.10] granted them to Thomas Fornesete, Walter Wilcokkes and the heirs of Thomas, and they regranted them to him, Thomasia his wife, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. They are held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, of the manor of Hadleigh by a rent of 30s., annual value £8. Heirs as above.
C 137/78, no.28
E 152/432


WILLIAM DE WYLUGHBY, KNIGHT
728
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 27 Jan 1410
William de Wylughby, knight, lord of Eresby, held the manor of Oakington, parcel of the manor of Lilford in Northamptonshire, jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, William Michell of Friskney. Albin de Endirby and Thomas de Endirby, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. It is held of the king in chief of the honour of Huntingdon, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. He died at Edgefield in Norfolk on 25 Nov. last, without issue by Joan. Robert his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
729
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Cawston 20 Jan 1410
He held the manors of Edgefield, Walcott called ‘Esthalle’, and Wheatacre, except the advowsons of Edgefield and Wheatacre, by the grant of Robert de Wylughby, knight, his father, to him, Lucy his wife and the heirs of their bodies. Edgefield is held of Thomas Bowet of his manor of Horsford, service unknown, annual value £7; Walcott of the same Thomas of the same manor, annual value £11 5 1/2d. and no more because the greater part of the demesne abuts on the seashore and strong winds cause the waves to overflow it; and Wheatacre of Lord Fitzwalter of his manor of Hempnall, service unknown, annual value £16 4s.1d. He held the manor of Roughton in his demesne as of fee of the heir of Robert FitzOsbert, service unknown, annual value £4 17s.9 1/4d. He also held jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, the manors of Chedgrove, and Walcott called ‘Syrwateresmaner’, with 20 a. in Walcott, Keswick, Bacton and Watton, formerly of Simon de Walcote, parson of Walcott, by the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, William Michell of Friskney, Thomas de Enderby and others, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. Chedgrove is held of Lord Fitzwalter of his manor of Hempnall, service unknown, annual value 11 marks 6s.8d.; and Walcott called ‘Syrewateresmaner’ of Thomas Bowet of his manor of Horsford, service unknown, annual value 5s.4d. Date of death as above. Robert his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
730
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 14 Jan 1410
He held the manors of Ufford and Combs in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: Ufford as a quarter of a knight’s fee with a rent of £4 13s.4d. from Ipswich, payable by the bailiffs, and the profit of 2 leets and 2 tourns in the hundred of Samford, annual value together £8; and Combs by fealty, annual value £7 1d. Jointly with Joan his wife he held the manor of Bradfield of the king in chief as a twentieth part of a fee, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, and others [as in no.729], annual value 13 marks 2s. He held the manor of Bawdsey of the earl of Suffolk of his manor of Benhall, service unknown, annual value 73s.4d. Date of death and heir as above [no.728].
731
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle 25 Jan 1410
Jointly with Joan, duchess of York, his wife, he held the manor of Lilford with the manor of Oakington in Cambridgeshire, parcel of it, by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, and others as above [no.729]. They are held of the king of the honour of Huntingdon, service unknown; annual value of Lilford alone £20. Date of death and heir as above [no.729].
732
Writ 10 Dec. 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spilsby 15 Jan 1410
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: Mawthorpe, 52 1/2 a. arable, annual value each a. 4d. Hogsthorp, 2 pieces of pasture called ‘les Meles’, containing 2 a. by estimation, annual value 4d. and no more because often submerged by the tides of the sea, and 13s.4d. rent from free tenants in the same place; and 8 a. held by bond tenants rendering 13s.4d. at Martinmas and on 17 June (St. Botolph) by equal parts; all by the service of a 14th part of a fee. Cockerington, 1 messuage, 1 croft of 2 a. pasture and 3 bovates by estimation, by the service of a 10th part of a fee, annual value 50s. Shirbeck, 1 messuage and the profit called lastage. Of each last of wool comprising 10 sacks taken hence by sea, the master of the ship promises the deputy to collect lastage and profit; if carried within the kingdom, nil; if taken outside the kingdom, 6d. the last, 3d. the half last, separate sacks 1d. From all merchandise taken out of the kingdom: 1 last of dried hides at 20 dickers (dacre) to the last, 10 hides to the dicker, 6d., each dicker 1d.; 1 last of undried hides 40d.; each undried dicker 2d.; 1 load of lead 4d.; 100 lambskins 4d.; 100 goatskins 4d.; 100 hareskins 4d.; 1 bundle (timbra) of fox furs, containing 40 skins, 4d.; 1 last of bacon comprising 40 bacons, 12d.; each separate bacon 1 1/2d.; 1 weight of grease (pondus uncti), containing 14 stone, 14d.; 1 weight of tallow (cepi) 4d.; 1 weight of lard (pinguedinis) 4d.; 1 bale (trussell) bound with cords 8d.; cloths not in bales 1d.; 100 sheepskins with wool, in bale or not 6d.; 100 skins without wool 4d.; 1 fur of hindskin (penula de byse) …; of rabbitskins 1d.; of lambskins 1d.; 100 rabbitskins 4d.; 100 squirrelskins in bale 4d.; 100 goatskins 4d.; each scarlet cloth 4d.; 100 lb. wax 4d.; 1 sheaf of steel [rods?] if taken by the sheaf with 32 ‘gaddes’ to the sheaf, 1 1/2d., if several sheafs are tolled 4d. each toll; each bundle of hind furs 4d.; each bundle of marten furs (martes) of which 40 make 1 bundle 4d.; 1 weight of cheese or butter 8d.; 1 weight of butter, comprising 16 stone, 1 1/2d.; each tun of wine 4d.; 1 dozen cordwains 1 1/2d.; half cloths not bound in bale 1 1/2d.; 1 millstone 1 1/2d.; and of each couple of ‘frails’ of dried fruit 1 1/2d. The messuage and profits of toll are held of the king in chief as a quarter of a fee; annual values, messuage 40d., lastage 60s. He also held in his demesne as of fee 20 a. pasture, 20 a. meadow and 13 a. and 3 roods arable in Burgh le Marsh, annual value 26s.8d. and 72s.6 1/4d. in assize rents and rent of 1 lb. cumin there: the assize rents and 27 a. meadow and pasture of Henry de Bello Monte of his fee of Gaunt, service unknown; 16 a. of Maud Cromwell of her manor of Candlesby, service unknown; and 10 a. 3 roods of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England of his manor of Maltby, service unknown. Jointly with Joan duchess of York, his wife, he held the manors of Orby and Partney by the grant of Albin Enderby, John Stayndrop and others to them and his heirs: Orby of the dean and chapter of Lincoln, service unknown, annual value £40; and Partney of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above. Joan survives him.
C 137/78, no.29
E 149/95, no.11
E 152/431


JOHN DE MARKHAM
733
Writ 4 Jan. 1410.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Gosberton 20 Jan
Hugh son of John Cressy, knight, held the manor of Risegate and a quarter of the manor of Bratoft in his demesne as of fee of the king in socage and a rent of 40s. payable by the sheriff. By letters patent of 28 Nov. 1400 [CPR 1399–1401, p.411] the king gave him licence to enfeoff Robert Comberworth and John Gayteford and the heirs of the body of John, and for them to grant back to Hugh and the heirs of his body, and failing such heirs half to John de Clifton and Katherine his wife, sister of Hugh, and her heirs and to other persons named in the letters patent, and the other half to John Markham and his heirs by Elizabeth, the other sister of Hugh, and otherwise as in the letters patent. By a fine of 1401 [CP 25(1)/290/59, no.24] the premises, with the manor of Claypole and other manors, were so settled. Hugh died on 25 Sept. 1409. Then John Markham, Ralph Makerell and Katherine entered the premises and divided them. Risegate and the quarter of Bratoft were allotted to Markham without interference by Ralph and Katherine, and he held until 24 Dec. last. On that day he granted them to Henry Fitzhugh, lord of Ravensworth, Robert Wylughby, lord of Eresby, John de Lek, knight, Simon de Lek his son and Robert son of Adam de Bothunsell, chaplain, to hold for 10 years from that date of the king in socage by the rent of 40s.; annual value £53 6s.8d. He died on 30 Dec. last. Robert his son and heir is aged 10 years and more.
C 137/78, no.30


ROBERT DE OGLE, KNIGHT
734
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle 17 April 1410
He held in his demesne in fee tail: Saltwick, 5 husbandlands, of the king in chief by knight service, parcel of the barony formerly of Roger de Merlay and acquired from Philip Somervyle; and 5 husbandlands, 3 cottages and 2 a. meadow, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 5 marks. Ogle, the manor and castle, of Henry Scrope, knight, as parcel of the barony of Whalton by knight service, annual value 12 marks. Twizell, the vill, comprising 360 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 4 marks. Shilvington, the manor, except an 18th part which is in the hands of John Fenwyk, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value £10. Aldworth, a tenement and 50 a. waste, of Elizabeth Dathell of the barony of Mitford by a rent of 6s.8d. payable at Martinmas and Whitsun by equal parts, annual value in herbage 10s. Long Witton, 1 messuage and 40 a. arable and meadow, 15 husbandlands and 9 cottages, of John the king’s son, constable of England, of the barony of Earl Patrick by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Seaton Woodhorn, 30 a. arable, 3 husbandlands and a third part of a fishery, of John Wodryngton, knight, by a rent of 12d. and suit of court at Bywell on Tyne every 3 weeks, annual value 6 marks. Farnham, 1 messuage, 140 a. arable in demesne, 4 a. meadow, 3 husbandlands and 5 cottages, of Gilbert Umfravyll by knight service and a rent of 1 lb. pepper on 4 Sept. (St. Cuthbert), annual value in herbage 40s. Colpitts, a place so-called, containing 40 a. arable, 8 a. meadow and 20 a. several pasture, of the lord of Slaley by knight service, annual value 26s.8d. Fowberry, a quarter of the demesne and 3 1/2 husbandlands, of John the king’s son, of the barony of Vescy by knight service, annual value 6s.8d. North Middleton, 1 husbandland with all the lands formerly held by John de Farnelawe, of the barony of Greystoke by knight service, annual value 12 marks. Hepple, half the barony, of the king in chief by the service of half a barony, annual value 10 marks; and the other half, jointly with Joan his wife by the grant of Walter Tailboys, knight, to them and his heirs, except for 4 husbandlands, of the king in chief as half a barony, annual value 10 marks and no more these days because of destruction by the Scots. Sharperton, 5 husbandlands, also jointly with Joan, together with 1 place called ‘Forden’, 1 called Sheep Banks, 1 called ‘Fanside’, 1 cottage in Alwinton, 1 place called ‘Neuhall’, 1 called Hudspeth with the moor called Hudspeth moor, 1 place called ‘Fawleyfeld’, 1 called Brockley Hall, 1 called Felling, 1 called ‘Kylnehous’ and lands and tenements in Warton, of Gilbert Umfravyll by knight service, annual value 5 marks and no more because of destruction by the Scots. Dalton, 1 tenement, of the prior of Hexham in socage, annual value 6s.8d. Newham, 1 husbandland, of William Swynbourne in socage, annual value 13s.4d. Blagdon, 1 husbandland, of the heir of John Felton in socage, annual value 6s.8d. Whalton, 2 husbandlands and 1 cottage, of the barony of Whalton in socage, annual value 10s. Deanham, 2 husbandlands, of the barony of Bolam in socage, annual value 10s. Fairnley 1 place so-called, and 2 husbandlands and 1 cottage in Hartington, of Robert Clifford by knight service, annual values 20s. and 13s.4d. ‘Stantonsheles’, 1 place so-called, of the lord of Long Witton in socage, annual value 3s.4d. Lorbottle, the vill, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks. He did not hold the manor and castle of Bothal. He died on 1 Nov. last. Robert Ogle, knight, his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
735
Writ 8 Nov. 1409.
He held in his demesne as of fee in free burgage 1 burgage next the White Cross now held by Robert Yerislay, annual value 10s., 1 burgage now held by Robert Walker, annual value 13s.4d., and 1 burgage now held by John Walker, annual value 10s. He died on 1 Nov. last. Robert de Ogle, knight, his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/78, no.31
E 149/95, no.12
E 152/434


IDONEA WIDOW OF BARTHOLOMEW DE BOURGHCHIER
736
Writ 23 Dec. 1409.
Under the will of Bartholomew, dated at Stansted in Halstead on 30 March 1409 and shown to the jurors, she held for life of the king in free burgage a house in the parish of St. Botolph Bishopsgate with gardens, rents and services, with reversion to his heirs, annual value 26s.8d.; and the reversions of a house called ‘le Gatehous’ to this house after the death of Thomas Berebowe, who is living and holds for life, title unknown, and of all the tenements, lands and gardens by the house which Philip Morsell, Walter Gayton, Lawrence Stapulton and William Breton, all living, hold by the grant of Bartholomew to the use and profit of Thomas Berebowe, with reversion to the heirs of Bartholomew, annual value 40s. She died on 12 Sept. last. Elizabeth wife of Hugh Stafford, knight, daughter of Bartholomew and herself, is next heir, aged 11 years and more.
737
Writ 23 Dec. 1409.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 10 Jan 1410
She held for life by the charter of Thomas Cays, dated at Halstead on 29 Aug. 1402, and the confirmation of John Porter of Tollesbury, dated at the same place on 25 Sept. 1402, to Bartholomew and herself with remainder to Robert then bishop of London, William Skrene, Robert de Teye, John de Boys, Robert Rykedon, Clement Spice, Ralph Chamberlayn, Richard Waltham, Robert parson of Sible Hedingham, William Cryket, Thomas Berbowe and Edmund Man, citizen of London, and their heirs and assigns, without conditions, the manors of Osea, Asheldam, Langford, Stansted and Little Fordham; 140 a. arable, 20 a. marsh and 12s. rent called Motts in St. Lawrence; 160 a. arable and 4 a. marsh in Tillingham; 40 a. marsh belonging to the manor of Asheldam; 160 a. arable and 40 a. marsh called Nipsell’s Rayments in Mayland; the manor of Latchingdon; the manor of Stansted with appurtenances in Halstead; 2 watermills there; lands and tenements in Markshall; 29s.8d. rent in Stisted; lands and tenements in Wethersfield; other lands and tenements in Mayland, Latchingdon, Tillingham and Halstead; 60 a. arable, 6 a. pasture, 20 a. meadow and 22s. rent in Braintree; 58 a. arable and 26s. rent in Gosfield; and £10 rent in Sible Hedingham; all formerly held by Thomas Cays and John Porter by the grant of Bartholomew; and all the rent called Barantynesfee, lands called ‘Mawawytis’ with 4s. rent in Ulting and elsewhere, and 13s. rent in Hatfield Peverel and elsewhere. Similarly she held for life by the grant of Richard Clifford, bishop of London, John de Boys, Robert de Teye, Robert Rykedon, Robert parson of Sible Hedingham, Richard Waltham, Thomas Rolfe, Thomas Berebowe, Adam Cresselode, clerk, and William Bailly(?), by their charter dated at Great Totham on 26 May 1409, the manors of Wood Hall, Great Totham, Patching Hall, Moreton, Little Greenstead and Emanuel; lands and tenements in Little Chesterford; 100 a. arable and 3 a. wood in Great Chesterford; 102 a. arable, 3 a. meadow and 7 a. wood in Ashdon; 20 a. arable in Bocking; the manor of Little Bromley with the advowson of the church and chantry there; 100 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Littlebury with other lands and tenements in Waldon; 140 a. arable, 30 a. wood, 20 a. pasture and 13s. rent in Wix called Hempstall; 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture and 20s. rent in Tendring called New Hall; 80 a. arable, 5 a. pasture, 3 a. meadow called ‘la Hyde’(?) and tenements in Bradfield; 20 a. arable and pasture and 20s. rent in Mistley; 40 a. arable, 4 a. meadow, 16 a. pasture and 8s. rent called ‘Lynwodes’, and lands and tenements in Great Bromley and Little Bromley; lands and tenements in Little Bentley and Frinton; 40 a. arable and pasture called Kellonds; 100 a. arable and meadow called Stock Hall, with watermills and windmills; and the advowsons of Langford and Greenstead, of the abbey of Beeleigh, the hospital of St. Giles, Maldon, and the church of … to hold all lands, services, reversions, all manors, advowsons of chapels, churches, chantries, abbeys and hospitals, views of frankpledge and other franchises in Essex and elsewhere which the bishop and others held by the grant of Bartholomew, except the manors of Little Maldon, Tolleshunt and Messing and 200 a. of arable, meadow and pasture and wood in Rivenhall and Witham, except the lands called ‘Hyppeworthys, Jony Fitzandrew, Thomas Fitzjohan, Slades(?), Stanle’ … 1 cottage and 1 a. called ‘Chyrchehalle’ in Sible Hedingham, the advowson … She held no more except for those manors listed in another inquisition by this escheator. Osea manor is held of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1 fee, annual value 100s.; Asheldam, half of the countess of Hereford of the honour of Mandeville as 1/2 fee, annual value 10 marks, the other half of Walter Fitzwalter as 1/2 fee; half the manor of Langford of the countess of Hereford of the honour of Mandeville as 1/2 fee, annual value £10; Stansted of the earl of Suffolk of the honour of Eye by fealty, annual value 10 marks; Latchingdon of the king of the honour of Haughley as 1 fee, annual value 100s.; Little Fordham of the king of the honour of Boulogne by fealty, annual value 10 marks; Tillingham of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London, by fealty, annual value £4; [the marsh belonging to] Asheldam of the king of the honour of Rayleigh as 1/4 fee, annual value £8; the lands in Nipsell’s Rayments in Mayland of the king of the honour of Peverel, service unknown, annual value 10 marks; the rent in St. Lawrence of the king of the honour of Boulogne; lands in Halstead of the earl of March of the honour of Clare, service unknown, annual value 40s.; lands in Markshall of the lord of that manor …; rent in Stisted of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, by fealty; lands in Wethersfield of the heir of John Nevill, knight, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; the land and rent in Braintree of the earl of March … annual value 40s.; … Gosfield of the heir of John Nevill, knight, of his manor of Wethersfield by fealty, annual value 20s.; the rent in Sible Hedingham of the earl of Oxford by fealty, annual value £10; the rent called Barantynesfee of the king of the honour of Boulogne, annual value 10 marks; the rent in Ulting of the king of the honour of Haughley …; the rent in Hatfield Peverel of the manor of Langford, service unknown …; the manor of Wood Hall … 10 marks; Great Totham of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1/2 fee, annual value £10; Patching Hall of the heir of Thomas Maundeville, knight, service unknown …; Greenstead of the earl of Stafford as a third part of a 1/4 fee, annual value 7 marks; Emanuel with lands in Little Chesterford of the king of the honour of Boulogne as 1/4 fee, annual value 6s.8d.; Ashdon of Walter Fitzwalter of his manor of Linton … annual value 100s.; land in Bocking of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, …; the manor of Little Bromley with the advowson of church and chantry of the bishop of London by fealty …; lands in Waldon of the bishop of Ely and the countess of Hereford by fealty, annual value 20s.; [lands etc. in Wix called Hempstall] of the bishop of London by fealty, annual value 100s.; lands and rent in Tendring called New Hall, annual value 100s.; … Hyde of the same bishop …; tenements in Bradfield and land and rent in [Mist]ley of the same bishop, service unknown, annual value 40s.; … land and tenements in Little Bentley and Frinton on Sea of the same bishop, service unknown, annual value 50s.… Date of death as above. Thomas Glavant, son of Idonea and John Glavant, her first husband, is her son and next heir, aged 22 years and more. Eleanor wife of John Fitzrauf, esquire, is the daughter and heir of Edmund Brokesborne, her second husband, and herself, aged 16(?) years and more. [Both copies illegible in parts, exchequer copy also torn].
738
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 11 Jan 1410
She held the mansion of ‘Overehalle’ in Bradfield for life with entry to the mansion and with the timber of the surrounding oaks, by the grant of Ralph Chamberlayn and William Bret to Edmund Brokesbourne, formerly her husband, and herself and the heirs of their bodies. She held the rest of the manor of Bradfield in fee tail with lands and tenements in Mistley, Dedham, Bradfield, Wrabness and Ramsey, arable and marsh and 8s. rent called ‘Strondehows’, and other lands and tenements in Wix, 100 a. arable, 20 a. pasture, 4 a. wood and 10s. rent called Grove House in Walton le Soken, by the grant of Ralph Chamberleyn and William Bret to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by their charter dated 3 March 1395. Of whom the premises are held is unknown. She died on 12 Sept. last. Eleanor wife of John FitzRauf, esquire, is her daughter and heir.
739
Writ, melius sciri, because in the above inquisition it was not stated of whom the premises were held and by what services. 8 June 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester 14 June
The manor called ‘Overhall’ with the other holdings in Bradfield is held of the heirs of Hubert de Ruleigh as half a knight’s fee, the lands and tenements in Dedham of James Cranefen by a rent of 6d., those in Wrabness of the rectory there by a rent of 2d., those in Ramsey of John de Reydon by a rent of 8s., and the lands in Wix and Walton le Soken of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London, by a rent of 24s.
C 137/78, no.32
E 149/96, no.5


ELA WIDOW OF THOMAS DE BRADESTON, KNIGHT
740
Writ 9 June 1410.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Berkeley 22 Sept
She formerly held the manors of Breadstone, annual value 100s., Stinchcombe, annual value 40s., and Stancombe, annual value 40s., and lands and tenements in Horton, Arlingham, Tytherington and Cam, annual value 40s., in dower of Thomas her late husband, with reversion to Elizabeth wife of Walter atte Pole, knight, daughter and heir of Thomas, and by her deed quitclaimed all her rights in them to Walter and Elizabeth. They are held of Thomas de Berkeley, Lord Berkeley, services unknown. She also formerly held in dower a third part of the manor of Winterbourne with reversion to Thomas, son of Edmund, son of John, brother of Thomas her husband, and she released all her rights to him. It is held of John Hill of his manor of ‘Stonore’ in Devon by the service of half a knight’s fee, annual value 30s. She died on 6 March last. Elizabeth atte Pole is aged 23 years and more.
C 137/78, no.33


JOAN DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS ATTE YEO
741
Writ 4 July 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. Tavistock 11 Sept
Owing to the idiocy of Joan 1 messuage and 1 ferling in Yeo were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the present king’s hands. The messuage and 10 a. are held of Robert Kyrkham by knight service and a rent of 2s. payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and on 3 May (Invention of the Holy Cross), annual value 2s. The rest is held of John Wyse by a rent of 6d. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 3s. She died on 18 April 1409. John Uppecote, senior, is her next heir, being the son of Walter, son of John, son of Walter, son of Nicholas, brother of Walter, father of Thomas, father of Thomas, father of John, father of Thomas, her father, and aged 60 years and more.
C 137/78, no.34
E 149/94, no.16


WILLIAM CROUCHEMAN
742
Writ 18 April 1410.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Great Sampford 8 Nov
He held 153 a. arable, 4 a. meadow, 1 a. pasture, 3 1/2 a. wood and 8d. rent in Great Sampford in his demesne as of fee of Joan, daughter and heir of William Welles, a minor in the ward of Edward III, service unknown, annual value 10s.9d. He died on 20 June 1351. William Wyncelawe, son of Mary wife of John Wyncelawe and daughter of William his son, is next heir, aged 21 years on 1 Nov. 1409. The premises have been held for the king by the escheators.
C 137/79, no.35
E 149/95, no.15


JOHN DE LA BERE
743
Writ 20 April 1410.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford 2 May
He held a fortified manor called Webley in the lordship of Gower called ‘Gowerslond’ in Wales of Thomas late Earl Marshal, son and heir of the duke of Norfolk, then under age in the king’s ward, by knight service of the castle and lordship of Swansea; annual values, the site nil because the house and buildings were destroyed by the rebels, the manor 30s. He died on 24 Sept. 1403. Thomas his son and heir is aged 9 years. John Seint Johan, knight, has held and taken the profits, title unknown.
C 137/79, no.36


WILLIAM WASPAYLE
744
Writ 10 July 1410.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes 31 July
He held the manor of Smallbrook in his demesne as of service of Queen Joan owing to the minority of Humphrey son and heir of Edmund earl of Stafford in the queen’s ward by the king’s grant [CPR 1401–5, p.369], of the honour of Gloucester by knight service, annual value 10 marks. He died on 30 Nov. 1404. John his son and heir, aged 20 years and more, entered immediately on his father’s death and took the profits as heir.
C 137/79, no.37


RALPH STAFFORD
745
Writ 8 March 1410.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Bromsgrove 16 Oct
In right of Maud his late wife he held the manor of Grafton Manor for life by the courtesy of England, of Richard earl of Warwick by the service of 1 knight’s fee. There are the site and buildings, annual value nil, 100 a. arable at 2d., 10 a. meadow at 8d., 9 a. wood nil because the covering was recently sold, and assize rents of free tenants £6. He died on 1 March last. Humphrey his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
746
Writ 8 March 1410.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick 31 March
He held in his demesne as of fee: Grandborough, the manor, of Thomas Sayvill, John Assheford, John Barbour and Roger Elynbrugge of the manor of Southam, service unknown, annual value 56s. Napton on the Hill, 6 a. arable, of the Lord Beaumont, service unknown, annual value 3d. Birdingbury, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of William Walsehale of his manor of Stockton, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. He also held half the manor of Leamington Hastings of the inheritance of John Musard, knight, in right of Maud his late wife by the courtesy of England, service unknown, annual value 110s. Date of death and heir as above.
747
ex officio
He held a rent of £10 from the manor of Whatcote by the grant of Hugh de Stafford, earl of Stafford, with reversion to Hugh and his heirs, of whom and by what service is unknown. He died on 2 March 1410. William Bourser, knight, and Anne his wife have held the rent in right of Anne in dower of Edmund earl of Stafford, son of Hugh. Humphrey son of Edmund son of Hugh Stafford, under age in the king’s ward, is next heir.
748
Writ 8 March 1410.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Winchcombe 3 July
He held lands and tenements in Shenington in his demesne as of fee of Humphrey earl of Stafford, a minor in the king’s ward, by knight service of the manor of Thornbury, annual value 26s.8d. Date of death and heir as above [no.745].
749
Writ 8 March 1410.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Stafford 5 July
He held nothing in Staffordshire. Date of death and heir as above [no.745].
C 137/79, no.38
E 149/95, no.14


JOHN PATENEY, CLERK
750
Writ 8 June 1410.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southwark 25 July
He held in Mitcham in his demesne as of fee: 3 virgates of meadow and 1 mown meadow of the king in socage by a rent of 1d., annual value 6d.; 3 1/2 a. arable of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, service unknown, annual value 2s.11d.; 4 a. arable and 3 virgates of the prior of Merton, annual value 3s.10d.; 1 a. arable of the earl of Stafford, annual value 10d.; 1 garden and 1 a. arable of John Dymmok, annual value 10d.; 1 a. arable of John Warbulton, annual value 10d.; and 1 messuage and 1 1/2 a. of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, annual value 2s. He died on 3 Nov. 1400. John Knotte, son of Agnes his sister, is his next heir, aged 24 years and more.
751
Writ 12 Nov. 1410.
John Pateney, citizen and freeman of London, by the name of the rector of Tangmere in the immediate jurisdiction of Canterbury, died on 3 Nov. 1400. By his will entered by the custom and liberty of the city in Guildhall on 26 Jan. 1400 he left his tenement in Old Change, his tavern next St. Nicholas Shambles, his tenement at the end of Bread Street and his tenement at the end of Watling Street to Philip Totyges and John Hebbe, his executors, to sell and devote the money to the health of his soul and those of his ancestors. They sold the tenement in Old Change to William Harpeden, the tavern to Henry Partrych, and the tenements in Watling Street and at the end of Bread Street to John Ryppelay, to hold to them and their heirs. All are held in free burgage, annual value £7 16s. Date of death as above. The heir is unknown.
C 137/79, no.39


THOMAS LOWYS
752
Writ 14 Nov. 1409.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk 12 Dec
Owing to the idiocy of Thomas son and heir of William Lowys 2 messuages and 30 a. of land in North Cowton were taken into the king’s hands on the death of William. The king granted them to Henry de Pudesay [CFR 1399–1405, p.210], by whose death they are now in the king’s hands again. They are held of John de Burgh and John de Barton, services unknown, annual value 6s.8d. He died on 5 March 1408. His heir, John de Croft, son of his sister Agnes, is aged 23 years and more.
C 137/79, no.40
E 152/433, no.5


JOAN WIFE OF WILLIAM PECCHE, KNIGHT
753
Writ 20 April 1410.
KENT. Inquisition. Dartford 7 May
Jointly with William Pecche, knight, her husband, by the grant of John Hadle and William Newport by their charter dated at Lullingstone 14 Sept. 1380 and shown to the jurors, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs she held: Lullingstone Roo, 1 messuage, 1 watermill, 2 dovecots, 300 a. arable, 20 a. meadow, 81 a. pasture, 80 a. wood and 30s. rent payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, with the advowson of Lullingstone, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the honour of Lisle as 1 knight’s fee. Shoreham, 194 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 9 a. pasture and 15 a. wood, of Alan Seintjust of his manor of Lullingstone castle, service unknown. Lullingstone Payfrere, 1 messuage, 250 a. arable, 3 a. meadow, 12 a. wood, and rents of 40s. payable by equal parts at Christmas, Easter, Midsummer and Michaelmas, 42 hens at 2d. at Christmas and 300 eggs at 4d. the 100 at Easter, of John Northbery of his castle and manor of Leeds by the service of a quarter of a knight’s fee and a rent of a pair of gilt spurs, price 6d., at Michaelmas, which castle and manor he held by the king’s grant [CPR 1399–1401, p.530]. Annual value of all £21 7s.8d. She died on 21 March last. John their son and heir was aged 21 years on 22 Feb. last.
C 137/79, no.41


JOHN DAUBENEY
754
Writ 28 Sept. 1409.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 14 Oct
John, son and heir of Giles Daubeney, a minor in the king’s ward, held in his demesne as of fee 2 parts of a third part of the manor and vill of Kempston by Bedford of the king in chief of the honour of Huntingdon as 2 parts of a third part of a knight’s fee, annual value £16. He died on 24 Sept. last. Giles his brother and next heir is aged 14 years and more.
755
Writ 28 Sept. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 28 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee 2 parts of 100 a. of fallow land, of 200 a. pasture and 60 a. wood in Thorney and of 13s.4d. assize rent in Broadholme, with reversion of the third part after the death of Margaret Daubeney, widow of Giles his father, which she holds in dower, as parcel of the manor of South Ingleby in Lincolnshire, of William de Roos, lord of Helmsley, of his castle of Belvoir by knight service, annual value of the two parts 26s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
756
Writ 28 Sept. 1409.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 21 Oct
He held two parts of the following of the king in chief by the service of 1 knight’s fee: South Petherton, the manor; in Barrington 95 a. arable at 12d., 32 1/2 a. meadow at 20d., 10 1/2 a. pasture at 12d.; a shrubbery and alder grove in ‘la Sogge’ by ‘la Sundyte’ there, annual value 18d.; the wood of ‘Cleyell’ in the forest of Neroche containing by estimation 200 a., annual value unknown; and the hundred of South Petherton, parcel of the manor. Giles his father, by deed dated at South Petherton on 20 Nov. 1397 and shown to the jurors, granted a rent of £10 to William Daubeney for life from the manor, payable by equal parts at the four terms, with licence to distrain if in arrears by more than 15 days. He gave 40d. as seisin and had licence of Richard II [CPR 1396–9, p.263]. The annual value of his holdings was £41 7s.10d. He also held a yearly rent of a rose from 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 60 a. gorse in Kilmersdon of William and Alice Nywebery, granted to them by Giles his grandfather by a fine of 1363 [CP 25(1)/200/26, no.75]. Date of death and heir as above.
757
Writ 12 March 1410.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil 27 March
Owing to the death of Giles Daubeney and the minority of John his son two parts of the following, held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, were taken into the king’s hands and so remain, the 3rd part being allotted to Margaret wife of Giles in dower: the manor of South Petherton, annual value of 2 parts £68 8s.10d., the hundred of South Petherton, £40, the hamlets of Barrington, £30 4s.5d., South Harp, £18 12s.11d., Chillington and Donyatt, together £13 6s.8d., the wood called Holcombe, which can be cut every 3rd year, then £13 6s.8d., so annual value £4 8s. 10 1/4d. and 1/3 of 1/4d., and a rent of a rose from 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 60 a. gorse in Kilmersdon. Date of death and heir, aged 14 on 21 Oct. last, as above.
758
Writ 28 Sept. 1409.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln 21 Oct
He held 2 parts of the manor of South Ingleby in his demesne as of fee with its members in South Ingleby, Saxelby and Broxholme, and the advowson of Broxholme at the first and second vacancies, with the reversion of the third part after the death of Margaret widow of Giles Daubeney who holds in dower for life. The manor is held of William Lord Roos of Helmsley of his castle of Belvoir by knight service, amount unknown. There are 2 parts of the site comprising the capital chamber, lower chamber, hall and kitchen and 2 barns, annual value nil, 2 parts of a dovecot 16d., 2 parts of the fruit and herbage of the great garden 16d. and no more because of the weeds (magnis malis herbis anglice wedes), 2 parts of 159 a. arable in demesne 40s., 2 parts of 54 1/2 a. demesne meadow 36s., a windmill nil, and 2 parts of assize rents of 4s.5 1/2d. and 1/3 of 1/2d. payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Easter. In Broxholme are 2 parts of the farm of the steward’s lands 8s.4d.; in South Ingleby 2 parts of 9 messuages and of 9 bovates held by villeins, annual value 60s. payable at the 4 terms, each bovate comprises 10 a. arable and meadow, and there is a winter custom called aid, in English ‘le stuth’, valued at 26s.8d. of which Margaret has 8s. 10 1/2d. in dower, now worth nothing because it cannot be paid owing to the death and poverty of the tenants; in Saxelby 15 messuages and 2 parts of 1/2a messuage, 15 bovates and 2 parts of 1/2a bovate held by villeins, annual value 100s. 2 1/4d. and 1/3 of 1/4d. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, and the custom called aid, in English ‘le Stuth’ 40s., now nil for the same reason; in Saxelby and South Ingleby 4 cottages with adjacent butts of arable and meadow 6s., 1 cottage without land 12d., and 2 waste tofts lying next 4d., Margaret holding a third part of these; in Broxholme 18 messuages and 1/2 parts of 1/2a messuage, 18 bovates and 2 parts of 1/2a bovate held by villeins, annual value £7 6s.8d. payable at the 4 terms, and the custom called aid, in English ‘le Stuth’ 69s.8d., of which Margaret holds a third part but now worth nothing as above, in the wood called Northwood there 16 a. wood and coppice wood, the underwood nil and a view of frankpledge and court every 3 weeks nil.
C 137/79, no.42, mm.1–8, 11–12
E 149/95, no.9


RALPH DAUBENEY, KNIGHT
759
Writ 28 Oct. 1410.
[SOMERSET. Beginning torn off] … He held in his demesne as of fee a service rent of a rose [from premises in Kilmersdon] … with his wife for their lives reversion of a messuage … by a fine of 1363 [CP 25(1)/200/26, no.75] … in socage of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem … He held in his demesne as of fee the manor and hundred of South Petherton with the hamlets of Barrington [Chillington and South Harp] of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the manor, hamlets and hundred £200. Long before his death by a charter dated 14 Feb. 1370 and made with royal licence he granted to William Botreaux, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, his (Ralph’s) daughter and her heirs a rent of £40 from the manor and hamlets, described as all his lands and tenements in Barrington, South Petherton, South Harp and Chillington, payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, with licence to distrain if in arrears. They have held the rent since then. Long after this Ralph have the manor, hundred and hamlets to Giles Daubeney for life, rendering £100 yearly at the 4 principal terms, with the king’s licence [inspeximus, CPR 1408–13, p.287]. So Giles held the manor etc. except for the rent of £40. Ralph held no more when he died on 22 Nov. 1378. Giles, under age in the king’s ward, is next heir, being the brother of John, son of Giles, son of Giles, son of Ralph, and aged 16 years and more. Giles son and heir of Ralph held the manor of South Petherton etc. burdened with the £40 rent and took the profits and also held the rent of a rose from Kilmersdon from the death of his father until his own death on 24 June 1386. After his death the premises and rent of a rose were taken into the hands of Richard II owing to the minority of Giles son of Giles, and the king took the profits, except for the rent of £40 and those from lands and tenements which Eleanor widow of the elder Giles held in dower. How much she held and for how long is unknown. When Giles son of Giles reached full age he had livery of all the premises apart from the dower of Eleanor, and of the rent of a rose, and he took the profits except for the £40 and a rent of £10, which by royal licence [CPR 1396–9, p.263] he granted to William Daubeney for life on 20 Nov. 1397, to be taken by equal parts at the four terms, with licence to distrain if in arrears. Giles died on 22 Aug. 1403, and the premises were again taken into the king’s hands owing to the minority of John his son. A third part was assigned to Margaret widow of Giles son of Giles in dower. John died on 24 Sept. 1409, under age in the king’s ward. A third part of 2 parts was assigned to Elizabeth his widow in dower. The other 2 parts of the 2 parts were granted to Queen Joan to hold until an heir reached full age. So Margaret held a third part, Elizabeth 1 part of the other 2 parts and the queen 2 parts of 2 parts, all excepting the rents of William and Elizabeth Botreaux and William Daubeney.
C 137/79, no.42, mm.9, 10


GERARD SOTHILL, KNIGHT
760
Writ 26 Aug. 1410.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Stamford 8 Sept
He held 2 parts of the manor of Redbourne in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, with the reversion of the third part after the death of Constance wife of Peter Nevill who holds in dower. It comprises 2 parts of the site with houses, annual value nil, 2 parts of the croft called ‘Castelgarth’, formerly the capital site of the manor, 2s., 1 1/2 carucates of arable in demesne with adjacent moor and marsh, 13s.4d., 2 parts of a croft called ‘le Appelgarth’ with 6 a. of adjacent marshy meadow with rushes, 6s.8d., two parts of a closed croft called ‘Godemaydengarth’, 12d., 2 parts of a little croft called ‘le Conynger’, 4d., 2 parts of assize rents, 6s.8d., 2 views of frankpledge twice yearly after Easter and Michaelmas and a court every 3 weeks, 2 parts 2s. He also held in his demesne as of fee 1 waste toft with an old dovecot and 7 bovates in Blyton, annual value 3s., the dovecot being in ruins, the enclosure broken, and the land burdened with rents, services and customs payable to the chief lords of the fee. They are held of Henry prince of Wales of his soke of Kirton in Lindsey, rendering 24s.6d. and other services and customs. He died on 1 Aug. last. Gerard his son and heir was aged 11 years on 14 Sept. last.
761
Writ 26 Aug. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby 20 Sept
He held nothing in Yorkshire. He died on 1 Aug. last. Gerard his son and heir was aged 12 years on 14 Sept. last.
C 137/79, no.43
E 149/95, no.10
E 152/433, no.7


JOHN EARL OF SOMERSET
762
Writ 10 April 1410, and writ, precipimus, ordering return of the inquisition. 22 Nov. 1410.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Lutterworth 10 June
He held the manor of Enderby of the king in chief of the duchy of Lancaster and the honour of Leicester by knight service, annual value 20 marks. He died on 16 March last. Henry Beauford, his son and next heir, was aged 9 years on 25 Nov. 1409.
763
Writ 10 April 1410.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 11 Sept
He held in his demesne as of fee the manors and lordships of ‘Glyndourdy’ in Edeirnion, and ‘Sawarth’ in ‘Kentilleth’ in North Wales, of Henry prince of Wales of the principality of North Wales, annual value nil because of the invasion of the rebels and the destruction of war. Date of death and heir as above.
764
Writ 10 April 1410.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Wolverhampton 4 Sept
Jointly with Margaret his wife who survives him he held a rent of £4 by the grant of Richard II to him as marquess of Dorset, confirmed by the present king [CPR 1399–1401, p.404] to them and the heirs of their bodies. It is rendered by the earl of Warwick from the manor of Walsall and paid by the sheriff. The grant and confirmation were shown to the jurors. Date of death and heir as above.
765
Writ 10 April 1410.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Orwell 14 July
He held the manor of Orwell in his demesne as of fee of the honour of Gloucester by knight service, except for 1 hide held of Henry Bekesworth in socage, annual value 66s. and no more because the following have annuities from the manor granted by the earl by letters patent: William Bowes, knight, £20, Reynold Curteys, esquire, 10 marks, Thomas Hardy 10 marks and John Hill 5 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
766
LINCOLN. Inquisition. West Deeping 27 May 1410
He held 1 messuage in Spalding in his demesne as of fee of the prior of Spalding, service unknown, annual value 2s. In right of the inheritance of Margaret his wife he held of the king in chief, service unknown, the manor of Market Deeping except for certain lands and tenements in Barholm and Stowe, a pasture called Cranmore, 3 watermills in Market Deeping and West Deeping, 48 a. and 2 1/2 roods of demesne lands in the parish of Deeping St. James, 81 a. and 1 1/2 roods of demesne lands in the parish of East Deeping, 20 a. demesne meadow in ‘Northmede’ there, 14 a. meadow in ‘Flodegatewong’ and 3 1/2 a. west of Lolham bridge, parcel of the manor, assigned to Lucy widow of Edmund earl of Kent in dower, with reversion to Edmund earl of March, Joan duchess of York, Margaret, Eleanor wife of Thomas earl of Salisbury and Elizabeth wife of John de Nevill, knight, as heirs of Edmund earl of Kent; annual value of the manor beyond annuities 100 marks, the exceptions excepted. Date of death and heir as above.
767
Writ 10 April 1410.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. West Deeping 16 June
Findings as last.
768
Writ 10 April 1410.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 28 June
On 12 Nov. 1404 with the assent of the parliament at Coventry the king granted him £1,000 yearly at the Exchequer to hold to himself and his heirs until he was granted lands of that value, despite any earlier grants of Richard II, John late duke of Lancaster or the present king. So he held until on 25 Oct. last by other letters patent the king granted him £500 from the petty custom in the port of London as part of this annuity [CPR 1401–5, p.477; 1408–13, p.142]. Date of death and heir as above.
769
Writ 10 April 1410
He held a mansion or place called ‘la Toure’ in the parish of All Hallows the Less of the king in free burgage. John earl of Huntingdon formerly held it by the grant of Alice de Wyndesore and forfeited it, whereupon the king granted it to him to hold for life. He also held by the two grants, as in the last, £500 from the petty custom in the port of London. Date of death and heir as above.
770
Writ 10 April 1410.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 20 June
He held in his demesne as of fee: Overstone, the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 100s. and no more because Thomas Thorley and Isabel his wife have an annuity of 20 marks for life by letters patent of the earl. Little Brampton, half the manor, of the king of the honour of Leicester, service unknown, annual value 10 marks and no more because Robert de Frampton has an annuity of 20 marks for life by letters patent of the earl. Eydon, the manor, of the king of the same honour, service unknown, annual value £10. Maxey, the manor, half called ‘Delamaresfee’ of the abbot of Peterborough, service unknown, annual value £24, and the other half called ‘Arderesfee’ of the heir of the earl of Kent of his manor of Torpel, service unknown, annual value £16. In right of Margaret his wife he held the manor of Long Buckby of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, by the king’s grant to her for life, service unknown, annual value £60. He also held by right of the inheritance of Margaret the manor of Torpel of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
771
Writ 10 April 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. Sampford Peverell 10 June
Jointly with Margaret his wife he held the manors of Sampford Peverell and Aller Peverell with all rents, services, profits and commodities in Sampford Peverell, Aller Peverell, Beohill, Leonard Moor, ‘Pratteslond’, Swandhams, Colyford, ‘Pechecroft’, Halsewood, the hundred of Halberton, ‘Prestonlond’, Shutelake, Bulealler, ‘Yee’, Shuffhayes, ‘Howyngham’ and Westcott, which were held by William de Asthorp, knight, by the grant of Henry bishop of Winchester and formerly of Lincoln, Edmund bishop of Exeter, Henry archbishop of York and formerly bishop of Bath, Thomas bishop of Durham and Henry Merston, clerk, to them for the term of their lives, with successive remainders to John his son, Thomas brother of John, Edmund their brother, the heirs of the body of each in turn and the heirs of the earl, by licence of the king [CPR 1401–5, pp.17, 95]. they are held of the king in chief, except for the hundred of Halberton of Lord Despenser, and all by knight service. The annual value, beyond a yearly rent of 40s. granted by William Asthorp, knight, to John Wresill for life from the manor of Aller and confirmed by the earl by letters patent, is 50 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
772
Writ 10 April 1410.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 12 June
He held to himself and the heirs of his body 2 parts of the following, with the reversion of the third part held in dower by Elizabeth widow of William earl of Salisbury, by the grant of Robert de Whitteby, clerk, and Thomas Skelton, with remainder to Thomas Beauford and the heirs of his body: Curry Rivel, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value beyond the cost of repairs £21 8s. Martock, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value beyond annuities £38 16s. Langport Eastover and Langport Westover, the boroughs of the king in socage, annual values 10s. and 40s. Abdick and Bulstone, the hundreds, of the king in chief by knight service, annual values 5 marks and 40s. He also held to himself and his heirs male a rent of £20 from the county payable by the sheriff, by letters patent of Richard II shown to the jurors [CChR 1341–1417, p.368; CCR 1396–9, pp.322–3]. He had granted a rent of 20 marks to Richard Boyton, esquire, from the manor of Martock by deed dated at London on 31 March 1409, a rent of 66s.8d. to Thomas Waryn from the same manor, a tenement in Hinton in the manor of Martock, formerly of John Lovegay, to Henry Messager and Alice his wife for their lives, a rent of 100s. to Richard Bigg, chaplain, from the same manor to celebrate daily in the chapel of St. Mary there for the soul of himself and for those of his ancestors, a rent of 10 marks to John Burton from the manor of Curry Rivel, and one of 5 marks to John Strode from the same manor, all for the term of their lives, the deeds being shown to the jurors. Date of death and heir as above.
773
DORSET. Inquisition. Dorchester 1 July 1410
He held the castle and lordship of Corfe Castle of the king in chief by knight service by the king’s grant of 8 Jan. 1410 to him and his heirs male. He appointed William Tybenham to be his lieutenant there for life, taking £10 yearly [CPR 1408–13, pp.189, 198], annual value beyond that 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/80, no.44
E 149/94, no.13


WILLIAM GARWYNTON
774
Writ 30 Oct. 1409.
KENT. Inquisition. Ashford 10 Aug 1410
He held in his demesne as of fee: East Stour by Ashford, 2 parts of half the manor, with the reversion of the third part which Margaret widow of John Garwynton, brother of Thomas, father of William, and now wife of John atte Berton, holds in dower. The half manor is held of the dean and college of St. Stephen in the palace of Westminster of their manor of Ashford by the service of half a knight’s fee and a rent of 5s.1 1/2d.; annual value of 2 parts 40s., of the third part 20s. Snargate, 1 toft and 16 a. arable, and the reversion of 8 a. which Margaret holds in dower, of the archbishop of Canterbury by fealty and suit at his court every 3 weeks; annual value of the toft and 16 a. 10s., of 8 a. 5s. Snargate, Midley, Fairfield, Brookland, Ivychurch and Old Romney, 1 messuage, 72 a. arable, 205 a. marsh and rents of 17s.4d. and 1 cock and 8 hens; the messuage and 7 a. in Fairfield being held of the prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, by gavelkind of the manor of Fairfield by fealty, 4s.1d. rent and suit of court at Fairfield every 3 weeks, and the remainder of the archbishop of Canterbury in gavelkind of the manor of Aldington by fealty, 7s.7 1/2d. rent and suit of court at Aldington every 3 weeks; annual value of all 54s.8d. He held in fee simple the reversion of the manors of Ashenfield and ‘Lambesfeld’ … 18 messuages, 11 tofts, 676 a. arable, 60 a. meadow, 970 a. pasture, 164 a. wood, 112 a. marsh, £8 2s. … rent, 2 ‘waiae’ of cheese, 14 quarters of barley, 3 quarters of oats, 3 quarters of white salt, 30 cocks, 147 hens, 295 eggs and 3 ploughshares in Waltham, Wye, Crundale, Brabourne, Brook, Hastingleigh, Well, Littlebourn, Adisham, Ickham, Lower Hardres, Nackington, Ruckinge, Upper Hardres, Kingston, Stelling, Elham, Barham, Herne, Reculver, Westbere and Wingham, and the vill of St. Nicholas in the Isle of Thanet … and of the advowson … St. John the Baptist … of Lukedale chantry … Chislet … Joan widow of Thomas Garwynton of Well, now wife of Robert Clifford(?), held the above for life with reversion to William and his heirs by the grant of … Stephen Wodhell, clerk, William Makenade … Nicholas Crouche and Thomas Lane … [16 lines illegible] He died on 22 Sept. last. Joan wife of Richard Haut is his kinswoman and heir, being the daughter of Margaret, sister of [Thomas], father of Thomas, father of William. She is aged 27 years and more.
C 137/80, no.45
775
Writ, melius sciri, 27 June 1411.
KENT. Inquisition. Chartham 1 July
John son of Thomas Garwynton of Well held half the manor of South Stour by Ashford in his demesne as of fee when he died.
C 137/80, no.45


THOMAS SON OF JOHN BEAUCHAMP OF RYME INTRINSECA
776
Writ 28 Feb. 1410.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 29 July
He held nothing in Devon. He died at Dodbrooke on 13 Sept. 1401. Robert Chalons is his next heir, now aged 41 years.
C 137/80, no.46
E 149/94, no.15


JOHN ADEKYN
777
Writ for proof of age. Thomas Erpingham, who has the wardship, should be informed, 7 April 1410.
[Endorsed] He was warned.
NORFOLK. Proof of age. Reepham 19 April
John son and heir of Margaret wife of Geoffrey Adekyn of Newton was born at North Tuddenham on 22 June 1387 and baptised in St. Mary’s church there and was aged 21 on 22 June last, and they know this for the reasons given below. William Harneys, aged 56, was one of the parishioners present at the baptism and afterwards Robert, the parson who baptised John, came to his (William’s) house and wrote the testament of Alice his wife, now deceased. She made him her executor and he knows by the date of the will. William Magnes, 60, was in the church with several others. Returning, he fell from his horse in a stony lane and broke his right shin, whence he has often suffered pain. John Godewyn, 52, William Duke, 44, John Astell, 49, and Hugh Apehagh, 56, separately examined, came to the church to make offerings before a picture of the Virgin Mary when the parson was baptising, and saw him write the date in a missal in their presence and that of several others, and so they know the date. Thomas Cokkys, 45, and Richard Candeler, 50, were in the church at the baptism and afterwards the parson wrote releases of all personal actions from each of them to the other. Geoffrey Deen, 50, and Thomas Mayhewe, 47, were in the church at the baptism and afterwards John Boson, uncle and godfather of John, asked Geoffrey to write the time of the birth in books of John Boson, Geoffrey Deen, Thomas Mayhewe and others. John Manston, 60, and Richard Harneys, 45, were present and afterwards Richard acquired a messuage in North Tuddenham from John to hold to himself and his heirs. Geoffrey Deen made a charter of enfeoffment, which was witnessed by the parson, John Boson and others.
C 137/80, no.47


WILLIAM WROTH
778
Writ for proof of age, 20 Feb. 1410.
HEREFORD. Proof of age. Hereford 9 April
The jurors say that William son of John Wroth of Abergavenny was aged 21 on 12 March last, having been born at Abergavenny on 12 March 1388 and baptised in the church of the Holy Cross on that day, and this they know for the following reasons. John Hore, 44 years and more, was one of the parishioners of Abergavenny present at the baptism, and afterwards the chaplain who baptised came to his house to make a will for Margaret his mother, now deceased. She made him executor and he knows by the date. Roger Grove, 67, was in the church at the baptism with several others, and, returning home, fell into a ditch and broke his right arm, whence he has often suffered pain. John Skele, 52, John Webbe of Wormbridge, 54, John de Holme, 66, and Walter Barfot, 59, came to the church to make offerings before a picture of St. Leonard during the baptism and the chaplain wrote the date in a missal, by which they know. Walter Taillour of Wormbridge, 55, and Lewis Rogers, 59, were in the church at the baptism. Afterwards the chaplain wrote a release of all personal actions by Walter Taillour to Lewis Rogers, and by Lewis to Walter, and so they know the date. Richard Moille, 65, and Robert Broun, 59, were in the church at the baptism with several others. Afterwards Thomas Wroth, the godfather, asked David ap Rees, clerk, to write the date in books of Thomas Wroth, Robert Broun and others. William Geny, 62, was in the church, and after the baptism acquired a messuage and 20 a. in Abergavenny from Thomas Wroth, the godfather, for life for a rent of 10s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, and David Rees made an indenture which was sealed in the presence of several persons. Walter Jordan, 48, was present, and after the baptism and writing asked the chaplain to publish the banns of Margery Carpenter of Abergavenny and himself.
C 137/80, no.48


GUY QUATREMAYN
779
Writ for proof of age, ordering that John de Etton, knight, and Joan widow of Thomas Quatremayn who have the wardship be informed. 4 Oct. 1409.
OXFORD. Proof of age. South Weston in Thame 22 Oct
John de Etton and Joan Quatremayn were summoned but did not appear. The jurors say that Guy son of Thomas Quatremayn is aged 21 years and more, having been born at North Weston in Thame on 30 Oct. 1387 and baptised in St. James’s chapel there, and they know for the reasons given. John Gate, aged 44, was present when Guy was baptised by Stephen Donyngton, then rector of Albury. Thomas Cheveden, 50 and John Bollour, 46, were present in the chapel and asked by Thomas Quatremayn to be witnesses to the age of Guy. Thomas Bollour, 48, William Wrenche, 54, and William Walsch, 49, were present in the chapel and William Bruley was godfather. John Middelwod, 52, and Nicholas Hykkes, 47, were in the chapel that day, and Master John Bokyngham, then bishop of Lincoln, rode to Thame. Thomas Gate, 46: after the baptism his son Robert was baptised. Robert Nasch, 48, and John Bartholomew, 50, were in the chapel to be godfathers of Robert son of Thomas Gate. John Astcote, 60, was with a mason in the chapel making a new window at that time.
C 137/80, no.49


JOHN BOTILLER
780
Writ for proof of age, ordering that Thomas Erpyngham, knight, who had the wardship be informed. 20 Nov. 1409.
[Endorsed] He was warned by John Roo and Ralph Wele, but did not come.
HEREFORD. Proof of age. Weobley 11 Jan 1410
The jurors say that John son of John Botiller was born at Pembridge on 7 July 1387 and baptised in the church of St. Ulcutus the abbot, and is now aged 21 years and more. John de Leone, aged 55 years and more, saw John Ewen and John Cradok, chaplain, godfathers, and Elizabeth de la Bere, godmother, raise him from the font, and drank red Gascon wine there. Thomas Dansey of Webton, 60 and more, at the father’s request held a holy wax candle during the baptism. Richard Atkyns, 61 and more, at the father’s request took 4 wax torches to burn by the font in the church. Walter Graunt, 62 and more, says that Thomas Wyngord, a servant of the father, brought bread and 2 silver jugs of sweet red wine called ‘Osey’ to the church. William de Norton, 63 and more, went to find John Eweyn at his house to ask him to be godfather. John Trewlove, 69 and more: his wife Joan was midwife to Maud, mother of John. John Skydemour, 68 and more, was present in the church and filled the font with water. Hugh Wynne, 58 and more, fetched a light from the house of the father at Pembridge. Roger Bailly of Monnington on Wye, 59 and more, sold the father a tun of red Gascon wine for the churching of Maud the mother. Roger Ree, 57 and more, sold the father a white horse on the day of the baptism. Hugh Hambury, 47 and more, married Alice Adames in that church on that day. John Horsnet, 67 and more, sold the father a red cow for the churching of Maud.
C 137/80, no.50


ALICE SALVAYN
781
Writ for proof of age, ordering that Henry Randolf be informed. 12 Jan. 1410.
YORK. Proof of age. Beverley 20 April
Alice, daughter and heir of William Salvayne of Applegarth near Bainton, was aged 15 on 6 Jan. last, having been born at Applegarth and baptised in Bainton church on 7 Jan. 1395, her godparents being John Betson, Alice Yong and Alice Wydowe. The jurors know this for the reasons given. William de Routh, aged 50 years, had a daughter Joan whose death was recorded in the church on the day that Alice was born. Robert Warant, 60, was present with John Wright at the churching of the mother of Alice, and there sold a toft in Sutton on Hull to John, and he knows by the date of the deed. George Percey, 45, on that day contracted matrimony with Alice de Whetely, whom he subsequently married. Peter de Routh, 52, released all his rights to a tenement in Routh to John de Roos on that day. John Pierson, 41, took to farm from William father of Alice a plot of meadow in Holme upon Spaldingmoor on that day. William Bargayne, 47, was then farmer of the church of Easington and knows by his account of the farm. Richard de Routh, 40, bought a horse at Bainton from John Coltman for 100s. on that day and gave his bond to pay at the following Easter. Edmund Tannour, 60, Robert Vele, 40, and John Appulton, 43, were then in Bainton at a fire at the house of John Appulton. John Vele, 50, and Thomas Bryngham, 48, say that on that day Thomas Marshall, chaplain, broke his neck at Watton and they attended before the coroner to view the body.
C 137/80, no.51


JOHN DE ASSHEFELD
782
Writ for proof of age, ordering that John Lestraunge, knight, who has the wardship, be warned. 23 Aug. 1410.
SUFFOLK. Proof of age. Henhow 18 Sept
The jurors say that John son of Robert de Asshefeld was aged 21 on 15 Aug. last. He was born at Stowlangtoft on 15 Aug. 1387 and baptised there, and they know for the following reasons. John Grym, aged 42 years and more, says that on that day William Osberne, draper, came to Stowlangtoft, fell from his horse and broke his right shin. John Caldewell, 47 and more: on that day Alice his wife gave birth to a son. John Grenegras, 48 and more: a thief of Bardwell was taken that day with a grey horse which he had stolen. He was taken to the gaol at Bury St. Edmunds where he was hanged at the next delivery. Robert Syre, 50 and more: a building of Robert Asshefeld, now deceased, called ‘carthous’ fell down and a sow with 11 piglets and 5 calves were crushed and killed by the lower door of Asshefeld’s mansion at Stowlangtoft on the day after the birth. John Syre, 51 and more: Thomas Holme, chaplain, set out on a pilgrimage to the Roman court on the Sunday following. Adam atte Abel, 58 and more: Margaret Parys of that place was married in that church on that day to John Sergeaunt of Langham. Edmund Mason, 53 and more: there were 16 carts that day at Santon Downham laden with stone for the repair of Stowlangtoft church. One fell by the way with a broken wheel. John Geldere, 56 and more: Robert Knyth, horse-dealer (corsour) of Stonham, came to Stowlangtoft that day and sold Robert Asshefeld, now deceased, a chestnut horse for 5 marks for his own use. Thomas Trapet, 60 and more: Robert Hoberd and 2 other chaplains came to Stowlangtoft from the Holy Land and the court of Rome and brought Robert Asshefeld, now deceased, a ‘quinquinnale’ for himself. John Bold, 59 and more: Margaret Frost, his goddaughter, was baptised in the same font on the following day. John Port, 46 and more: Robert Asshefeld then contracted with a carpenter to repair a stable near his lower door. John Folkaner, 49 and more: that night there was thunder, lightning and heavy rain, destroying much corn. The escheator ordered John Howard, steward of the liberty of Bury St. Edmunds, who has return of writs, to inform John le Straunge, knight, by Osbert Sparowe, William Skot, John Prior and William Ferre, and also to send him the names of the jurors. John le Straunge did not come.
C 137/80, no.52


ROBERT SCOGAN
783
Writ for proof of age, John Reymes and James Billyngford having the wardship; Reymes should be informed. 1 Dec. 1409.
NORFOLK. Proof of age. Loddon 5 Feb 1410
Robert son and heir of Henry Scogan was born at Loddon and baptised in the church there on 14 Nov. 1387. The jurors say that they know this for the reasons given. Ralph Vynne of Loddon, aged 54 years and more, married Joan daughter of William Illeberd of Norton Subcourse on that day. Richard Mauclerk, 43 and more, had a son called William born by his wife on that day. William Strom, 60 and more: that day an unknown thief was arrested at Loddon with 10 sheep stolen at Norton Subcourse, and he was taken to Norwich castle. Henry Moket, 50 and more: that day a house of Henry Lord there was burnt down at daybreak. Robert Fullere, 54 and more: Margaret Morys of Loddon was then pregnant by Thomas Holm, chaplain, and for shame took her goods on the following morning and left the town. John Streyk, 46 and more, came that day from the fair at Fakenham with 3 horses bought there. John Clement, 49 and more: on that day a cart of the abbot of Langley was upset at Loddon and a white horse attached to it was killed. Simon Wayers, 60 and more: Margaret Frost of Loddon was married to John Heryng on that day. William Deveneshyre, 45 and more: Robert Hobert, chaplain, came with other priests from the Holy Land to Loddon on that day. Hugh Oldman, 70 and more: Alan Morel a common thief was arrested for felony on that day, taken to Norwich castle and remained there until he was hanged. Robert Pope, 72 and more: a greyhound of the abbot of Langley entered a fold of Roger Ketil at Heckingham and killed 35 ewes the following night. Roger Vynne, 70 and more: about midday a storm of thunder, lightning and rain knocked men and women to the ground. The escheator informed John Reymes of the time and place of the proof, but he did not come.
C 137/80, no.53


WILLIAM ORLASTON
784
[No writ].
KENT. Proof of age. Pluckley 30 April 1410
The jurors say that William Orlaston was born at Pluckley and baptised in the church there on 18 Oct. 1387 and is now aged 22 years, and this they know for the following reasons: Thomas Godard, 50 years and more, married his wife in that church at that time and they have lived together for 22 years. John Leger, Stephen Pemell and John Frend, all 51 and more, that day were feoffees in the manor of Sheerland, and they know by the charter and possession of the manor. Theobald Parkman, William Bromleghe, Richard Coupere and William Wylles, all 55 and more, on that day carried torches at the baptism at the request of the father. John Pondherst, Henry Reade, William Pondherst and John Struggill, all 60 and more, stood by the font, saw the baptism, then drank white and red wine sent to the church by the father, and, returning towards their homes, saw Henry Taillour’s house on fire and went to put it out.
C 137/80, no.54


WILLIAM CAVENDISSH
785
Writ for proof of age; Robert Thorley, esquire, who has the wardship should be informed. 28 Jan. 1410.
SUFFOLK. Proof of age. Sudbury 6 Feb 1410
The jurors say that William son and heir of Andrew Cavendissh was aged 21 on 29 Dec. last, because he was born at Cavendish and baptised there on 28 Dec. (Monday after Christmas) 1388. This they know for the following reasons. James Hog, aged 50 years: within 15 days of that date his eldest son took the habit of the friars minor in Babwell. Richard Colwelle, 60: on 2 Feb. following, his father set off for Santiago de Compostell a. Robert Fullere, 50: John his eldest son was born in Easter week following. John Hog, 60, at Michaelmas in that year married his wife who is still alive. Seman Gugge, 50: on that day his barn was burnt down. John Bloy, 50: Joan his wife died in the following week. John Bakere, 60: the parson of Cavendish was instituted on that day. Thomas Merlyng, 50: his eldest son Robert was killed in the following week. Robert Malyn, 60: his son John first celebrated mass in the week following. John Smyth of Cavendish, 60: his mother died in the week following. John Ryther, 50: John his brother set out for the court of Rome in the week following. Henry Propchermet, 70: his father set out for Jerusalem in the week following.
C 137/80, no.55


THOMAS LOVELL
786
Writ for proof of age; John Roger who has the wardship should be informed. 22 Oct. 1409.
WILTSHIRE. Proof of age of Thomas son and heir of Joan widow of Thomas Lovell, esquire, and kinsman and heir of Margaret sister of Joan and wife of John Elvet, in the presence of John Roger of Bridport. Charlton by Hungerford 26 Oct
The jurors say that he was 21 on 23 April last, having been born at Axford in Ramsbury parish on 23 April 1388 and baptised in the church of the Holy Cross at Ramsbury, and this they know for the following reasons. Simon Rasell, aged 64 years and more, was one of the parishioners present in the church at the baptism, and afterwards the chaplain who baptised Thomas came to his house to write a will for Alice, his late wife. She made him executor, and so he knows by the date of the will. William Hoppegras, 68, was in the church with several others. Returning home, he fell from his horse in a stony lane and broke his shin, whence he has suffered much pain. Hugh Tourhaud, 58, William Chamberleyn, 56, Walter Guylot, 54, and Simon Horshull, 63, were in the church making offerings before a picture of St. George, and afterwards the chaplain wrote the date in a missal in their presence and that of several others. William Warde, 57, and Walter Mundy, 59, were in the church at the baptism and afterwards William Warde wrote a release of all personal actions from Walter to him and from him to Walter, and they know by the dates. Thomas Barbour of Charlton, 63, and Walter Clerk, 58, were also in the church and after the baptism Thomas Tamise, the godfather, asked Walter to write the date in his book and those of Thomas Barbour and others. Philip Smyth of Ramsbury, 56, was in the church at the baptism and afterwards bought a messuage and 20 a. from Thomas Tamise, godfather, rendering 10s. by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Walter Clerk wrote the indenture. William Hommedenys, 48, that day contracted to marry a woman of Ramsbury called Alice Westende, came to the church, saw the chaplain write the time of the baptism in a book, and asked him to publish the banns.
C 137/80, no.56


ELIZABETH WIDOW OF GEORGE MONBOUCHER
787
Writ to assign dower. 28 Aug. 1409.
NOTTINGHAM. Assignment of dower. Gamston 5 Dec
Assigned in Gamston: a third part of the site (?) of the manor, a chamber at the end of the hall to the east with free ingress and egress by the doors of the hall, a barn to the east of the site, annexed to the piggery, annual value nil … a strip called ‘Smalrodewonge’ containing 15 a. arable, and 3 a. meadow at the end of the strip … west of demesne … annual value 13s.4d. … 6 a. wood in Gamston wood to the south, annual value nil beyond the cost of the enclosure … assize rents from 2 messuages and 2 bovates held by John Futtyng … bovates now held at will by John Lyndesey, annual value 26s. … bovates which John de Screvelby holds at will, annual value 12s. … Robert Webster holds at will, 12s. … at will, 23s. … 1 bovate … 10s. … 1 messuage and 2 bovates which Alan … 20s. … 1 messuage and 2 bovates which Robert Brand(?) … 1 messuage and 1 bovate which John Garden … Reasonable dower from the lands of George according to the law and custom of England … [Torn]
C 137/80, no.58


MARGARET WIDOW OF HENRY HUSE, KNIGHT
788
BERKSHIRE. Assignment of dower, in the presence of Henry son and heir of Henry Huse. South Moreton 29 March 1410
Assigned: one part of ‘Grascroft’ to the north of the manor called Huses in South Moreton; all the croft called ‘Herbardescroft’ which Robert Whitchurche holds there; 1 cottage with a croft which Peter Boteler holds there; 20 a. arable with meadow which William Bocher holds of the demesne lands; 10 1/2 a. arable which Nicholas atte Felde holds of the same; 2 messuages and 2 virgates which John Baron holds for the term of the lives of himself and of Agnes his wife; 6s.8d. rent from the mill there; and 20s. rent from lands in Wittenham payable by John Drayton, knight, and his heirs.
C 137/80, no.61


ISABEL WIDOW OF WILLIAM BEAUMOND
789
DEVON. Assignment of dower. Shirwell 13 Aug 1410
First, a holding in Thorne of John Launcell by a rent of 10s. … by a rent of 20s. with the wood there; the rents and services of Thomas Bodyn for lands and tenements in Upcott in Bittadon by a rent of 5 …; the rent of 1 close which John Whyte holds in Yeo in the parish of Goodleigh as part of 3s.8d.; the tenement of Simon Hamond … by a rent of 12s.; the holding of John Portour by a rent of 4s.; the holding of John Whyte by a rent of 6d.; part … 1/4d. with part of the dues of the same; the holding of John Corvyser by a rent of 2s.; the holding of W … the holding formerly of Thomas Walshe, now untenanted … the holding of Richard Lycheton in Newport … of Richard Lytell in ‘Myddelmermode’ by a rent of 2s. with his services; the rents of the salt meadows of ‘Bradef…’ … a close there next the fulling mill to the east … the holding of John Duk at B … by a rent of 20s.9 1/4d. with his entire services except 16 1/4d. reserved … 22s.2d. with his services; half a close which Walter Edmere … part 4s.10d.; the holding of Walter … part of a holding of John Bron; part of the rent of 22s.8d., namely 7s.2 1/2d. with a third part of the services of his rabbit warrens; the third part of a holding of Walter … of 20s., 6s.8d.; the rent of a cottage held by Richard Hope … of 10d., 1 1/2d. … pasture … 6d.; the third part of 2 parts of wood and an alder grove to the east of the 2 parts; and the bodies of villeins, namely William Duk atte … Ralph son of Simon Horde, Thomas son of John Bron, John son of Ralph Horde, and Agnes daughter of John Bron. Also of the manor … a third part of 2 parts of the services of William Estbrook for 2 ferlings which he holds in East Pilton with 2s. rent and a third part of 2 parts … of Walter [Grendon] in Grendon, with 18d. rent there; the services of Alice atte Furse for a tenement in … Crockernwell with 12d. rent there … which John Comb holds in ‘Honyworth’ by a rent of 9s.; 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling of John Drake in Woolston; 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling of Henry Lamstede by 2s.9d. rent … She will have view of frankpledge of her tenants in proportion … part of the wood … also 3s.4d. rent of John Bygger for his holding at Lake with his services in proportion; also 3s.4d. from John Sent … at South Sticklepath in proportion; 1 messuage and 1 ferling held by Richard Underhull in North Sticklepath by a rent of 8s.6d.; 18d. … 1/2 ferling which he holds at Mere with his services in proportion; 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling held by John Barnestaple at South Sticklepath; … for corn(?) there with the making and breaking of the same … and 3s.5d. at ‘Shadworth’ with services … For 2 parts of the lands and tenements in the parish of Ashwater; in all … Walter … John Morcomb and in the same in Blagdon for a rent of 7s.; 16d. rent … of lands and tenements in Lyn in Lynton; 16d. from the rents of Hugh Burgeys for a third … by a rent of 6s.8d. … third part of a rent of roses … Juliana Knythe … which is held in proportion; 18d. part of rent of waste land … for 2 parts of the manor of Parkham … and 2s.2d. for the rent of John M… in ‘Wostone’ … Nicholas Taylour by a rent of 5s.4d.; 1 holding of John Prayers in the same … 1 1/2d. … William Wykham 3s.4d. … of ‘Chydecombe’; 35 a. 3 roods, 20 … lying between … wood of ‘Chydecote’ on the south … from the east to the ‘Wenwaye’ called ‘Sh … rugge’ on the north part; also 1 a. 1 rood 13 feet of the meadow lying in … in the east part of the said meadow with the ‘Cleflond’ lying … and 21 a. of land lying in the south part of the [park for] game with a third comprising 58 perches; all the wood of ‘Chudecombe’ which lies in ‘Estrewenwaye’ up to ‘Olddeworthope’ … parcel of the wood or underwood lying … in the place called ‘Stap …’ which contains 6 1/2 a. and 26 perches … ‘Orebal’ which lies between the arable on the north side and so descends by a ditch called ‘Nywedych’ to the river called ‘Cokeyte’ … in the north part a third part of the byre to the east; part of the stable … a house for geese with solar … the house called ‘Malthous’ with the solar above, with free ingress and egress to the same houses … called ‘Olerpark’ there … the hundred of Shirwell … the advowson and all the fees of the manor in common … [Several more lines, all damaged and much illegible].
C 137/80, no.65


RADEGUND WIDOW OF DIGGORY SEYS
790
Writ, melius sciri, her right not having been given. 7 March 1410.
With her husband she bought the tenement with garden, and the little house and piece of land, formerly of John Blokle, junior, citizen of London, and Joan his wife, situated in the parish of St. Margaret Pattens, as appears in the charter of David Kelby and William Denton, citizens and tailors of London, and John Hayles, clerk, to them, their heirs and assigns. Afterwards Cadogan Seys, as kinsman and heir of Diggory, by his indenture read and enrolled in the hustings on 21 Nov. 1390 released all his rights to Radegund. She died holding by this right.
C 137/80, no.66


RICHARD DE KIRKBRYDE
791
Writ for proof of age. His lands and tenements are in the custody of Peter Tillioll by the grant of Richard de Redman to whom the king granted them [CPR 1399–1401, p.545]. Peter should be informed. 5 Feb. 1411.
CUMBERLAND. Proof of age. Aspatri a 22 April
Richard son and heir of Richard de Kyrkbryde was aged 21 on 29 Sept. last, having been born at Dovanby and baptised at the church of Bridekirk. The jurors know this for the reasons given. Robert de Mulcastre, knight, aged 45, married Joan his wife on the same day. John de Lamplugh, knight, 43, was godfather. Thomas de Louthre, 46, on that day was captured by the Scots enemy and taken into Scotland. William de Hodelston, 45, gave his daughter Agnes to Lawrence Kirkebrid in marriage on that day. Thomas de Senenhous, 48, riding that day to Penrith, met the godfathers going to the baptism. Thomas de Osmonderlawe, 47: on that day Thomas de Dalton died. William de Bretby, 48, riding to Penrith market on that day, fell off his horse and broke his left arm. Nicholas de Beaulieu, 49, on that day took seisin of various lands and tenements in Castle Sowerby in the presence of neighbours. Nicholas Harper, 50: on that day his servants took some oaks in Inglewood forest. John de Arkylby, 51: on that day Henry, now earl of Northumberland, warden of the marches, rode with a large force into Scotland. John Inglissh, 53: his son John was born at that time. Hugh Litster, 54: Elizabeth his wife died on that day.
C 137/81, no.1


NICHOLAS WALSSHEMAN
792
Writ 5 July 1411.
KENT. Inquisition. Farningham 6 Aug
He held nothing in Kent. He died on 12 May 1388. Joan his daughter and heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/81, no.2


MARGARET WIDOW OF THOMAS FREVILL
793
Writ 24 June 1411.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 4 July
She held nothing in Cambridgeshire. She died on 7 Sept. 1410. William her son and next heir is aged 12 years and more.
C 137/81, no.3


JOAN WIDOW OF RICHARD WYDECOMBE
794
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Easton by Bristol 1 Oct 1412
She held nothing in Gloucestershire. She died on 2 March 1391. William her son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 137/81, no.4


THOMAS STANSHAWE
795
Writ 9 June 1410.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Chipping Sodbury 20 Oct
He held nothing in Gloucestershire. He died on 29 Sept. 1406. John his son and heir is aged 10 years and more.
C 137/81, no.5


MAUD WIDOW OF ROGER DE CLIFFORD, KNIGHT
796
Writ 5 March 1411.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 4 April
She held in dower the advowson of the chapel of St. John the Baptist in Staveley, with reversion to John son of Thomas de Clyfford, knight, annual value 13s.4d. She died on 1 Nov. 1402. John son of Thomas is the next heir, being the son of Thomas son of Roger Clifford, knight, and aged 21 years and more.
C 137/81, no.6


THOMAS JARDYN
797
Writ 20 June 1410.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Bowley 5 Dec
He held the manor of South Mundham and Bowley in his demesne as of fee of the heir of Thomas late earl Marshal, who is in the king’s ward, of the manor of Bosham by the service of half a knight’s fee and a rent of 100s. payable by equal parts at the four terms, annual value beyond that and beyond £8 assigned to Joan his widow, now the wife of Thomas atte Wode, in dower 60s. He died on 14 May last. John his son and next heir was aged 13 years on 12 May. James Knottesforde has taken the issues since his death.
C 137/81, no.7


WILLIAM BAGOT, KNIGHT
798
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Crick 3 Oct 1407
He held the manor of Crick all his life by the grant of John Moubray, earl of Nottingham, of the king in chief with reversion to the right heirs of the earl, annual value £18. He died on 10 Sept. last. John Moubray is the brother and heir of the earl and aged 18 years and more.
799
Writ 1 April 1411.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Chipping Warden 14 May
He held the manor of Crick for life by the grant of John de Moubray, late earl of Nottingham, confirmed by Thomas duke of Norfolk, with reversion to the earl and his heirs. Of whom it is held and by what service is unknown; annual value 20 marks. He died on 10 Sept. 1407. Joan countess of Hereford has taken the profits to the value of £45 6s.8d. since his death by the king’s grant by letters patent [CPR 1405–8, p.372; 1408–13, pp.167–8, 220]. John Moubray, Earl Marshal, takes the rest by letters patent. He is the son of Thomas late duke, brother and heir of John earl of Nottingham, and aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last.
C 137/81, no.8
E 149/91, no.7


RICHARD DE BURGH, ESQUIRE
800
ex officio
He held the manor of Weston for life by the grant of Thomas duke of Norfolk, with reversion to the duke and his heirs. He died on 26 Dec. 1407. Since his death 2 parts have been held by the king owing to the minority of the duke’s heir, and the third part by Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk in dower. It is not held of the king, but of whom and by what service is unknown; annual value of 2 parts £6 13s.4d. John the duke’s son and heir is aged 19 years and more.
801
Writ 14 May 1411.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kineton 15 June
He held the manor of Weston as above, annual value of 2 parts 6 marks. He died on 26 dec. 1407. Nicholas Ledewyche took the profits from his death until 30 Sept. 1409, title unknown. Since then John de Moubray, Earl Marshal, in the king’s ward, has taken them by the king’s grant. He was aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last.
802
Writ 20 Nov. 1410.
YORK. Inquisition. Thirsk 16 June 1411
He held 2 parts of the manor of Kirkby Malzeard by the grant of Thomas late duke of Norfolk, with reversion to the duke and his heirs. Of whom the manor is held and by what services is unknown; annual value of the 2 parts £10. He died on 26 Dec. 1407. Queen Joan has taken the issues since his death, title unknown. John Mowbray, Earl Marshal, in the king’s ward, is son and heir of the duke, aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last.
C 137/81, no.9
E 149/94, no.11


KATHERINE WIDOW OF JOHN STEVENES
803
Writ 6 July 1411.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester 22 July
She held the manor of Lockerley in her demesne as of fee of the king in socage by a rent of 9 marks, annual value beyond that 40s. She died on 14 April last. Richard Dalyngregge is her kinsman and heir, being the son of Walter her brother, and aged 16 years and more.
C 137/81, no.10


MARGARET DAUGHTER OF ROBERT WASSYNGLE
804
Writ 5 Aug. 1411.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Fenstanton 21 Sept
She held 1 carucate, 40 a. meadow, 60 a. pasture and 40 a. wood in Washingley in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief, partly assart by a rent to the king of 20s., the rest by the service of a fortieth part of a knight’s fee, and if by other services is unknown. She married John Pekbrigge, knight, and had a son John. Then she married Robert Kervyle and had a son Robert. She died on 31 July 1400. John Pekbrigge, her son and heir, was aged 21 years on 2 Feb. last. Who has held the premises since her death is unknown.
C 137/89, no.11


THOMAS MISSENDEN
805
Writ 24 Jan. 1411.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 6 March
He held 2 parts of the manor of West Hatch for life by the grant of Thomas Moubray, duke of Norfolk, with reversion to the duke and his heirs. With the third part, which the duchess of Norfolk holds in dower, they are held of the abbess of Shaftesbury in fee farm by £6 payable by equal parts at the four terms, and suit at the court of the abbess every 3 weeks; annual value of the two parts 8 marks, comprising assize rents 20s. payable at the 4 terms by equal parts, 1 carucate 30s., 6 a. meadow at 20d. and 40 a. several pasture at 14d. He died on 10 Nov. last. His heir is unknown. John Moubray, Earl Marshal, in the king’s ward, is the duke’s heir, aged 20 years on 10 Aug. last.
C 137/81, no.12


EUPHEMIA WIDOW OF WALTER DE HESLARTON, KNIGHT
806
Writ 4 March 1411.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 4 April
She held the manor of Staveley for life of the king in chief by the service of a twentieth part of a knight’s fee, with reversion to John son and heir of Thomas de Clifford, knight, annual value 100s. She died on 24 Oct. 1393. John de Clyfford is heir, aged 21 years and more. Since her death William Roos, knight, has held and taken the profits by grant of Richard II [CPR 1391–6, p.535].
C 137/81, no.13


EDWARD LATYMER BOCHARD
807
Writ 7 Feb. 1411.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Market Harborough 10 March
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held the manors of Norton, Foxton, Smeeton Westerby, Gumley and Church Langton, with the advowson of Langton at alternate vacancies, for the term of their lives by the grant of John Stotusbury and Thomas Wakeleyn, both now deceased, and Henry Slayer and William Leek. Norton is held of the earl of Warwick, service unknown, annual value 7s., the rest of William de Asteley by knight service, annual value £9. He died on 31 Jan. last. John Gryffyn is his kinsman and heir, being the son of Richard, son of Elizabeth his sister, and aged 30 years and more.
808
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 21 March 1411
Jointly with Margaret his wife he held the manor, hundred and advowson of Chipping Warden by the grant of John Stotusbury of Sulgrave, Thomas Wakelyn of Trafford, Henry Sclayer, parson of Chipping Warden, and William Leek by their charter dated 28 Jan. 1407 and shown to the jurors, to them and his heirs and assigns, by royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.165]. They held of the king in chief by knight service; annual value 100 marks. Also jointly with Margaret for the term of their lives he held the castle, manor and advowson of Braybrooke, annual value 40 marks, the manor of Rothwell called ‘Latymersfe’, annual value 10 marks, a rent of £4 from Watford payable by the prior of Daventry by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, half the manor of Little Bowden, annual value 20s., a rent of 20s. from John Dytton for his lands and tenements in Upton, a third part of the manors of Desborough and Rushton, annual value 13s.4d., a third part of the manor of Carlton, annual value 10s., a quarter of the manor of Great Weldon, annual value 10s., and 3 a. of fallow land in Dingley with a little wood called ‘Lowghlond’, annual value 2s.; all by the grant of the same John Stotusbury, Thomas, Henry and William, by another charter dated 8 June 1406, shown to the jurors, describing the premises as all their castles, manors, advowsons, rents, services and reversions in the county except the manor of Chipping Warden and a third part of the manor of Desborough called Burdon’s Hall with the reversion of the other two parts. Braybrooke, Rothwell and the half, third parts and quarter of the above manors, and the lands, woods and rents are not held of the king but of whom is unknown. Date of death and heir as above.
809
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Frome 21 Feb 1411
He held a rent of 10 marks from the manor of West Chelwood, and the reversion of the manor, which Thomas his brother, whose heir he was, granted to Thomas Wyke of Stanton Wick, Isabel his wife and Thomas their son, by licence of Richard II [CPR 1396–9, p.166] and by an indenture shown to the jurors; annual value nil beyond the 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above. [Heavily corrected draft].
C 137/81, no.14
E 149/97, no.3
E 152/436; 443


JOHN DE FRENYNGHAM
810
Writ 22 Jan. 1411.
KENT. Inquisition. Larkfield 9 Feb
He held the manor of West Barming in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief with the advowson by the service of three parts of a knight’s fee. There are the site, annual value nil, 110 a. arable at 6d., 18 a. pasture at 4d., 100 a. wood of which 5 a. may be cut each year, then worth 10s. an a., rents of 19s.5d., 14 hens at 2d., 110 eggs at 5d. the 100, and 3 1/2 ploughshares at 12d., namely at Michaelmas 10s.2d. with the ploughshares, at Christmas 12d. with the hens, at Lady Day 8s.1d., at Easter the eggs and at Midsummer 2d. He died on 22 Dec. last. Roger Isle is the next heir, being the son of John, son of Joan, sister of John, father of Ralph, knight, father of John de Frenyngham, and aged 30 years and more.
C 137/81, no.15


NICHOLAS WODEHULL
811
Writ 10 Nov. 1410.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 5 March 1411
He held the manors of Great Durnford and Little Durnford in his demesne as of fee and long before his death granted them to Thomas Peyvere, esquire, John Olneye, Roger Keston, William Halle and Richard Freman, clerk. They are held of the earl of Salisbury, annual values £20 and £12. He died on 24 Oct. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 21 years and more.
812
Writ 10 Nov. 1410.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Shefford 21 Nov
He held nothing in Bedfordshire. He held the manors of Odell and Langford in his demesne as of fee long before his death. On 30 Oct. 1408 before Richard Whityngton, then mayor of the staple of the city of London, and William Andrew, clerk of debts in the same, he acknowledged owing Thomas Pever, William Halle and John Hals £800 to be paid on a fixed day. It was not so paid. They sued for it under the statute of the staple. The manors were extended at £40 before Baldwin Pygot, sheriff, in accordance with the king’s writ, and on 16 Dec. 1408 they were delivered to them to hold until £360 with the losses and expenses incurred was fully paid. So they held them, Odell of the king in chief of the castle of Rockingham, annual value £10, and Langford of the king in chief as one knight’s fee, annual value 45 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no.812].
814
Writ 10 Nov. 1410.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Pattishall 28 Nov
He held nothing in Northamptonshire. Date of death and heir as above [no.812].
815
Writ, plura, 1 Feb. 1411.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Pattishall 10 Feb
Long before his death he held the manor of Pattishall. He acknowledged his debt as above [no.813]. The manor was extended at 26 marks, 6s.8d. before Ralph Perles, sheriff. It was delivered with the Bedfordshire manors to hold until £73 6s.8d. was fully paid. So Thomas Peyver and the others held it of the king in chief as one knight’s fee, annual value 26 marks 6s.8d. Heir as above.
C 137/81, no.16
E 149/96, no.1


EDMUND DEL CHAMBRE OF EPPING
816
Writ 12 March 1411.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Harlow 30 March
He held in fee tail 1 tenement, 180 a. arable, 12 a. meadow and 10 a. wood in Epping of the abbot and convent of Waltham Holy Cross by a rent of 12s.4d., annual value £4 3s.4d., and similarly there 1 a. arable of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by a rent of 4d. He died on 10 April 1400. John his son and heir is aged 21 years and more. John Merssh, esquire, has held and taken the profits by virtue of letters patent [CPR 1399–1401, p.261].
817
Writ 5 Nov. 1410.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Hingham 27 Feb 1411
He held the manor called Burdeloss in Scoulton in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a quarter of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. Date of death, heir, and tenure by John Merssh, as above.
C 137/81, no.17
E 149/96, no.11


HUGH DE WATERTON, KNIGHT
818
Writ 7 Sept. 1411.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spital in the Street 21 Sept
By the grant of Thomas de Moubray, Earl Marshal, he held the manor of Wroot for life of the abbey of St. Mary, York, by a rent of 14s., annual value 66s.8d. He died on 2 July 1409, heir unknown. Queen Joan has held since his death by letters patent of 2 parts of the manor of Epworth of which Wroot has been parcel from time immemorial. The duke of Norfolk died on 22 Sept. 1399; from him the right to the reversion descended to Thomas Moubray and so to John who was aged 21 on 10 Aug. last.
819
Writ 23 June(?) 1412.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Ledbury 18 July
By a fine of 1387 [CP 25(1)/289/55, no.160] Richard Nasshe and Hugh Haresfeld granted to John Bremwich, knight, and Katherine his wife the manors of Credenhill and Eaton Tregose with the advowson of the chapel of Eaton Tregose in Herefordshire and the manor and advowson of Broomsberrow in Gloucestershire to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies. John Bremwich died and Katherine survived him holding the manors. She then married Hugh de Waterton and still holds. Date of death as above, heir unknown.
C 137/81, no.18