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JOAN WYDECOMBE
1
Writ 10 Feb. 1414.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Wickwar 10 Oct
She held nothing in Gloucestershire.
C 138/1, no. 2


THOMAS DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
2
Writ 18 July 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Beverley 19 Sept
He held nothing in Yorkshire. He died on 9 Sept. 1397. Anne wife of William Bowser, knight, his daughter and next heir is aged 24 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 3


MARGARET WIFE OF JOHN WESTON
3
Writ 5 Oct. 1413.
She held 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Stock Street by Calne in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s. She died on 20 Sept. last. Margaret wife of John Comerwell of Hartham, her daughter and next heir, is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 4
E 149/101, no. 18


JOHN FITZJOHAN
4
Writ 14 April 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell 19 April
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief a 3rd part of the manor of Sherington, and 100 a. arable, 5 a. meadow, 20 a. wood and 20s. rent in Sherington as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 5 marks. He died on 31 March last. John his son and next heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 5
E 149/100, no. 2


ROGER HORSLEY
5
Writ 15 Dec. 1413.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Rothbury 18 April 1414
He held in his demesne in fee tail jointly with Joan his wife, who survives him, a 3rd part of the manor of Burradon in Coquetdale by the grant of Adam Hancok, chaplain, and William de Bilton senior, to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs. It is held of Gilbert Dumframvill, knight, lord of Redesdale, by knight service, annual value 100s. He died on 21 Oct. last. Richard de Gurlay and John Galon, his next heirs, were aged 44 years and more and 40 years and more at Easter last.
C 138/1, no. 7


JOHN ROUCE
6
Writ 2 Jan. 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Imber 29 Jan
He held the manor of Imber in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4 marks. He died on 22 Dec. last. William his son and next heir is aged 24 years and more.
7
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Burnham 17 April 1414
He held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of 2 parts of the manor of Burnham, and of the advowsons of Beaconsfield and Eton, jointly with Richard Lovell and John Skydemore, being the first 2 presentations during the life of Margaret widow of John Huntercombe, who holds the 3rd presentation in dower. The whole manor is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee; annual values, of the 3rd part of 2 parts, 20s., of Beaconsfield church, 100s. and of Eton church, 5 marks. He also held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of 2 parts of 16 a. meadow in ‘Wardmede’ at Eton next to Burnham manor, of the king in chief by a rent of 27s., payable at Windsor castle, annual value nil beyond the rent. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/1, no. 8
E 149/102, no. 1


ALICE WIFE OF RICHARD SIBYLE
8
Writ 5 April 1413.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. King’s Langley 31 May
Thomas Parker held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 100 a. called Bulstrode in the vills of King’s Langley and Bovingdon of the king in chief by suit of court at the manor of King’s Langley every 3 weeks, annual value 26s.8d. The premises descended to Alice his sister and heir. She married Richard Sibyle and had a daughter Elizabeth. Alice died on 11 June last. Elizabeth is her heir, aged 10 years and more. Richard is holding the premises by the courtesy of England, with reversion to Elizabeth.
C 138/1, no. 9
E 136/77/9


MARGARET DAUGHTER OF NICHOLAS LOVEYN, KNIGHT, [WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN] AND WIFE OF PHILIP SEYNTCLERE, KNIGHT
9
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found by inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 488] that she held in fee tail 2 messuages, 9 shops with solars and 5 cottages etc., but her status was not given. 7 Nov. 1413.
She held in fee tail 2 messuages, 9 shops with solars above, 5 cottages with chambers and a wharf in the parish of All Hallows the Great. William Tarent, Walter Mydilton, clerk, and Richard Mauffe held these premises in their demesne as of fee and granted them to Nicholas Loveyn, knight, and Margaret then his wife to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies. Their daughter Margaret married Richard Chaumberleyn and had issue Richard. Richard the father died and Margaret married Philip Seincler, knight, and had two sons, John and Thomas. Richard the son is next heir of Margaret.
10
Writ, plura, 12 Nov. 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge 15 Dec
She held more than was found in the former inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 656], namely in Penshurst: 30 a. called Letherham, annual value 6d. the a. and 33 1/2 a. meadow called ‘Langemede’, annual value 12d. the a., of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, services unknown; 2 a. meadow called ‘Jakelynsmede’ and 1 a. called ‘Brookmed’ of Walter atte Foorth, service unknown, annual value 12d. the a.; the advowson of a chapel or chantry in Penshurst and 45s. rent from free tenants in Penshurst, Chiddingstone, Bidborough and Leigh, of the earl of Stafford of his castle of Tonbridge, service unknown. The earl holds of the archbishop of Canterbury. The rent and the tenements from which it is derived are held by common law and ‘francfee’ and should descend to Richard son of Margaret and of Richard Chamberleyn her first husband, as next heir. He is aged 22 years and more. The holdings of the prior and of Walter atte Foorth are in gavelkind and should be divided between male heirs, namely Richard Chamberleyn the son, John his brother aged 19 years, and John Seyntcler aged 16 on 1 June last, and Thomas his brother, aged 10 years, the sons of Margaret and Philip Seyntcler.
11
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge 22 Dec 1413
She held in Penshurst: 30 a. called Letherham […as in last to ‘archbishop of Canterbury’, then] Philip Seyncler survived his wife and held all the premises by the courtesy of England from the date of her death until 15 May 1408. Since then Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury, has held them in right of his liberty.
C 138/1, no. 10
E 149/90, no. 9


PHILIP SEYNTCLER, KNIGHT
12
Writ, melius sciri, the name of the heir not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 461], 24 July 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Tonbridge 14 Sept
Richard Chaumberleyn is the heir to the lands and tenements which Philip Seyntcler held after the death of Margaret his wife by the courtesy of England, being the son of Margaret and Richard Chaumberleyn, aged 22 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 10, mm.5,6


THOMAS COLYNGTON
13
Writ 30 Aug. 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester 9 Oct
He held nothing in Hampshire of the king in chief, but Walter Sydelyng held the manor of Buckland in his demesne as of fee of the earl of Devon, service unknown. He had 2 daughters, Margery and Anifelesi a. After his death they entered and held the manor. Margery married John Durneford and died without heirs. Anifelesia married Thomas Colyngton and died. Thomas then held the manor by the courtesy of England because they had issue. Agnes, daughter and heir of Emmota, sister of Walter Sydelyng, father of Anifelesia, is her kinswoman and next heir, aged 50 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 11


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF JOHN RENET
14
Writ 16 Feb. 1414.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 4 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Shalbourne, 1 messuage and 2 carucates, of John Chaundose, knight, of the barony of Snodhill by knight service, in the king’s hands owing to the minority, annual value 30s. Corton, the manor, of the same John of the same barony by knight service, annual value 5 marks. Allington, 1 messuage and 2 virgates, of the same John, annual value 20s. He died on 8 Nov. 1413. Isabel wife of John Claymond is his next heir, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 12


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF WILLIAM COTYR
15
Writ 28 June 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Snargate 12 Sept
Owing to his idiocy 1 messuage and 8 a. in Brookland, Fairfield and Brenzett were taken into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands. In Brookland 1 a. is held of the abbot of St. Augustine’s, Canterbury by a rent of 4d.; 1 a. in Brenzett is held of William Knyvet by a rent of 3d.; 1/2 a. is held of the archbishop of Canterbury by a rent of 1/2d; 1 1/4 a. of John Grygge and John Tolkyn by a rent of 6d.; the messuage and remaining land of the prior of Christchurch, Canterbury; services all unknown, annual value together 3s.4d. He died on 6 Oct. 1410. Joan and Agnes daughters of John Harpour, son of Egota Cotyr, sister of William, father of John, are his next heirs aged 24 years and more and 26 and more.
C 138/1, no. 13


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF GRIFFITH WAREYN
16
Writ 8 June 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 19 June
He held the manor of Ightfield in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as an 8th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks, payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Lady Day. He died on 4 Feb. last. Griffin his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 14
E 149/101, no. 10


PAUL HEREFORD
17
Writ 18 May 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill 31 Aug
He held in his demesne as of fee: Eversholt, 1 toft and 1 a. called ‘Cokesplace’ of the king in chief by a yearly hidage payment of 1 1/2d. by the sheriff at the exchequer, annual value 12d.; and 3 messuages, 40 a. arable and 8 a. meadow of the abbot of Woburn, service unknown, annual value 20s. Woburn, 3 messuages with 3 adjacent crofts containing 6 a., of the same abbot, service unknown, annual value 20s. Birchmoor Green, 8 a. arable and 2 a. meadow, of William lord la Zouche by a rent of 2 1/2d. for each a. and suit of court at Eaton Bray twice yearly, annual value 4s. Eversholt, 10 a. of Lord Grey of Eaton Bray, service unknown, annual value 3s.4d. He died on 5 March last. John Welyam of Millbrook is his kinsman and heir aged 30 years and more.
18
Writ, melius sciri, how John Welyam is heir not being stated in the above. 22 Nov. 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill 9 April 1414
John Wylliam is his kinsman and heir, being the son of John son of Agnes, daughter of Alice, daughter of Joan, one of the daughters of John Hereford, father of Parnel the other daughter, mother of Paul and sister of Joan, mother of Alice mother of Agnes mother of John father of John Wylliam.
C 138/1, no. 15
E 149/100, no. 3


WILLIAM WOLF
19
Writ 22 May 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket 13 June
On 3 May 1394 he held jointly with Elizabeth his wife to them and his heirs 1 messuage, 1 watermill, 200 a. arable, 20 a. meadow, 20 a. pasture and 50s. rent in Bottisham and Swaffham Bulbeck. They enfeoffed John Wolf of Frowlesworth to hold to himself and his heirs. The service is unknown, annual value 10 marks. He died on 22 June 1401. The heir, who has held it since his death, and by what title is unknown.
C 138/1, no. 16


EVE WIDOW OF SIMON CADULL
20
Writ 28 April 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 4 May
She held a 4th part of the manor of Kingsholm in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by the grand serjeanty of serving in the pantry on the day of the coronation. The whole manor is held of the king and his heirs, annual value of the 4th part 27s.11d. She died on 13 April last. Joan wife of John Walker, Margery wife of Robert Dyngull, Alice wife of John Adam, Margaret wife of Richard Hauker, Emma wife of John Hyott, daughters of Eve, and John son of Cecily her late 6th daughter are next heirs. The daughters are of full age. John son of Cecily is aged 1 year and 3 weeks and no more and is in the ward of John ap Phelipp his father.
21
Writ to partition. 16 May 1413.
To John Walker and Joan his wife: 1 messuage, 1 cottage, 2 1/2 a. arable and 5 a. meadow, annual value 4s.8d. To Robert Dyngull and Margery his wife: 1 toft, 15 a. arable, 1 a. meadow and 10 a. pasture, annual value 4s.8d. To John Adam and Alice his wife: 12 1/2 a. arable and 5 a. meadow, annual value 4s.7d. To Richard Hauker and Margaret his wife: 1 messuage, 14 a. arable and 2 a. meadow, annual value 4s.8d. To John Hyott and Emma his wife: 10 a. arable, 2 a. meadow and the services of the abbot of St. Peter’s, Gloucester, for 1 croft, annual value 4s.8d. In the king’s hands as the portion of John son of Cecily: 1 1/2 a. arable with the pasture called ‘le Park’ and a rent of 1 lb. cumin from the tenement of John Shelle, annual value 4s.8d.
C 138/1, no. 17
E 149/100, no. 12
E 152/449


JOHN [PHELIPP] SON OF CECILY DAUGHTER OF EVE CADULL
22
Writ 16 Oct. 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 12 March 1414
Owing to the death of Eve widow of Simon Cadull, and the minority of John son of Cecily, her daughter, a 6th part of a 4th part of the manor of Kingsholm came into the hands of Henry IV. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4s.6 1/4d. He died on 30 Sept. 1413. Joan Walker, Margery Dyngull, Alice Adames, Margery Haukere and Emma Huyot, sisters of Cecily, are his heirs, all aged 24 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 17, mm.3,4


WILLIAM OF ECHYNGHAM, KNIGHT
23
Writ 10 Jan. 1414.
KENT. Inquisition. Tenterden 10 March
He held nothing in Kent. He died on 30 Dec. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
24
Writ 10 Jan. 1414.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Ticehurst 8 March
Long before his death he enfeoffed Robert Oxenbrigge, John Chitecroft and others in the manors of Etchingham and Udimore and all his other manors, lands and tenements in the county to hold during his life with the revenues after his death during the minority of his heir, in order to pay his debts and enfeoff his heir when he reaches the age of 21. The manors are held of John Pelham, knight, of the honor of Hastings by knight service, other services unknown. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/1, no. 18
E 152/452, no. 1


WALTER FITZWAUTER, KNIGHT
25
Writ, plura. 8 July 1413.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester 6 Sept
He held more than was found in the previous inquisitions [CIPM XIX, nos.272–77]. Lexden, the manor in the liberty of Colchester, in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of John son of William Marchall to Robert FitzWalter and Alice his wife and the heirs of their bodies. He is the son of Walter son of John son of Robert son of Robert and Alice. The manor is held of the king in burgage as all Colchester is held, annual value £20. Caidge, the manor, of the bishop of London, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Creeksea, the manor, of Humphrey of Lancaster, the king’s brother, of the honor of Rayleigh, service unknown, annual value £10. Humphrey his son is next heir, [no age given].
C 138/1, no. 19


HENRY VAVASOUR, KNIGHT
26
Writ 6 April 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Louth 9 May
Jointly with Henry de Bello Monte, lord of Linwood, Robert Waterton, Hugh Cressy of Olcotes, John Normanvyll and Henry de Melton, who are still living, he held the manor of Halton by the grant of John Lascels of Escrick to them and George Monboucher, esquire, now deceased, and their heirs and assigns. It is held of Robert Hilton, knight, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. He died on 27 March last. Henry his son and heir is aged 9 years and more.
27
Writ 6 April 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Aberford 26 April
He held the manor of Eastburn jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of Ralph earl of Westmorland to them for the term of their lives with remainder to his right heirs by licence of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, p.333]. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 44 marks. They also held jointly for their lives by the grant of Master John Newton, treasurer of St. Peter’s, York, William Anthorp, parson of Kirk Deighton by Wetherby, John son of William de Skypwyth, knight, Richard de Norton, John son of John de Ask, Nicholas Gascoygne, Robert Barrye and Robert Rowdon of Aberford, with reversion to Master John Newton and his co-feoffees: the manors of Hazlewood, Wood Hall, Stubbs Walden, Ferry Fryston and Addingham; 40 a. arable, 20 a. meadow and 20s. rent in Cocksford and Stutton; 100 a. arable, 40 a. meadow and 100s. rent in Womersley, Great Smeaton, Little Smeaton, Pickburn, Church Fenton and Scarcroft; and 40 a. arable, 40 a. meadow and 100s. rent in Sicklinghall and Kearby. The manor of Hazlewood and Wood Hall and the premises in Cocksford, Stutton, Sicklinghall and Kearby are held of John de Lancaster, the king’s brother, of his manor of Spofforth, service unknown, annual value £20: the manors of Ferry Fryston and Stubbs Walden and the premises in Womersley, Great Smeaton, Little Smeaton, Pickburn, Church Fenton and Scarcroft, of the king of the castle of Pontefract of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 20 marks; and the manor of Addingham of John Lord Clifford of the castle of Skipton, service unknown, annual value £10. He died on 27 March last. Henry his son and next heir is aged 9 years and more.
C 138/1, no. 20
E 149/100, no. 10


WILLIAM KYRIELL
28
Writ 24 Oct 1413.
KENT. Inquisition. Lenham 3 Nov
He held the manor of Eynsford of the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Otford by suit of court there every 3 weeks. There are very ruinous buildings, annual value nil; £6 in rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms; 10 a. meadow at 2s.6d. the a.; and the remainder of the manor in lands, woods, mills and other appurtenances 10 marks. He also held 90 a. pasture for sheep in Eynsford called ‘Boure’ of John la Souche, knight, in gavelkind, annual value 3s.4d. Thomas Morton, John Proude and John Frensshe held the manor of Stockbury in their demesne as of fee of the king by knight service and a rent of 14s. payable at Rochester castle on St. Andrew’s eve, and gave it by royal licence [CPR 1377–81, p.109] to Nicholas Kyriell, father of William, and Elizabeth wife of Nicholas, who is still living, and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs. He died on 9 Oct. last. Thomas his son and next heir was 18 years of age on 15 Sept. last.
C 138/2, no. 21


WILLIAM MAGOT
29
Writ, melius sciri, when he was indicted of felony at Bridgwater on 29 May 1398 it was not stated of whom and by what services his premises were held 23 May 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 4 Aug
James Daudeley, by the name of James Daudeley, lord of Red Castle and Heighley, granted to William Magot and Agnes then his wife by charter, dated at Nether Stowey on 8 Nov 1384 and shown to the jurors, the reversion of 2 cottages, 24 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in Cossington, described as all that he had acquired from Edmund Barry, chaplain, in Cossington, and which he formerly gave to Maud de Heyghworth for her life, to hold to them after her death for their lives, rendering a rose at Midsummer to James. Maud attorned to them. She died and they entered and held the premises. Owing to the felony of William Magot the premises came into the hands of Richard II and are now in the present king’s hands, held of the heir of John Brent, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. He died on 3 May 1403. Alice wife of John Hoggekyns is his sister and heir, aged 32 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 22
E 149/101, no. 15


ROBERT NEVILL OF HORNBY, KNIGHT
30
Writ 12 April 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Casterton 27 May
He held the manor of Appleby in Lindsey and the advowson of the priory of Thornholme in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value of the manor £20, of the advowson nil except for the lordship and prayers. He died on 4 April last. Margaret wife of Thomas Beaufort, earl of Dorset, daughter of Thomas Nevill, knight, son of Robert, is his heir, aged 28 years and more.
31
Writ 12 April 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Leeds 1 May
He held in his demesne as of fee: Farnley with Kirkby Wharfe, the manor, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the honor of Pontefract, annual value £50. Potterton, the manor, of the manor of Barwick in Elmet of the same duchy and honor by a rent of 1d., annual value £4 13s.4d. Gargrave with Cononley, the manor of Lord Clifford of the castle of Skipton in Craven, service unknown, annual value £8. Cowling in Craven, the manor, of John de Tong, service unknown, annual value 113s.4d. Hutton Magna, the manor, of the earl of Westmorland of the castle of Richmond, service unknown, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/2, no. 23
E 149/100, no. 14
E 152/448


ELIZABETH WIDOW OF PHILIP DE LA VACHE
32
Writ 11 March 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Woodstock 14 March
She held the manors of Hook Norton and Kidlington for life of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee with remainder to John Golafre, Robert James and William Beek and their heirs and assigns; Hook Norton by the grant of Edmund Hampden, and Kidlington by the grant of John Dabrygcourt, knight, John atte Hyde, John Estbury and William Broun, made with royal licence [CPR 1413–6, p.169], annual values, Hook Norton £40, Kidlington 40 marks. She died on 5 March last, heir unknown.
C 138/2, no. 24


JULIANA DE THORESBY
33
Writ 6 Aug. 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. West Rasen 28 Aug
She held the manor of Stainton for life by a fine of Edward III [CP 25/1/140/117, no. 20] between Geoffrey de Thoresby and Juliana then his wife and William de Broklesby and Robert Gossone of Kelby. It is held of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20s. She held a 3rd part of the manor of Searby in dower by the assignment of John, Geoffrey’s son, and the other 2 parts for life by his grant, all with reversion to him. The manor is held of the fee of Aumale, annual values, 3rd part 20s., 2 parts 40s. She died on 1 May last. John the son of John is Geoffrey’s heir, aged 40 years and more. Agnes wife of John Kneveton is the daughter and heir of Juliana, aged 50 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 25
E 149/101, no. 2


ROBERT LORD FERRERS OF CHARTLEY
34
Writ 21 March 1413.
He held 8 cottages in Shoe Lane and Fetter Lane in the ward of Farringdon Without in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage as all London is held, annual value 53s.4d. He died on 13 March. Edmund his son and heir is aged 27 years and more.
35
Writ 15 March 1413.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Lichfield 18 March
He held the manor of Chartley in his demesne as of fee of the earldom of Chester by knight service, annual value £40; and the manor of Hardwick of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 60s. Date of death and heir, aged 26 years and more as above.
36
Writ 21 March 1413.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 1 April
He held in his demesne as of fee: English Bicknor, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks. Taynton, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10. Boddington, 2 messuages, 1 watermill, 1/2 virgate and 8 a. arable, of Lord le Despenser, service unknown, annual value 40s. Little Compton, 4 marks rent, of the bishop of Worcester, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
37
Writ 21 March 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton 5 April
He held the manor and hundred of Norton Ferris in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20; and the manor of Charlton Musgrove of the duke of Clarence of the manor of Queen Camel by knight service, annual value £18 4s.2d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
38
Writ 15 March 1413.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon 18 March
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: Keyston, the manor and advowson, as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £20. Southoe Winchester, 2 parts of a manor, as 2 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks 3s.4d. Little Paxton, a manor, of the honor of Huntingdon as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4 marks. Eynesbury, 2 parts of the manor with the whole advowson, by knight service, annual value 15s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
39
Writ 21 March 1413.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Dorchester 5 April
He held the manor of Chinnor in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10, payable by the tenants on the Invention of the Holy Cross and at Michaelmas by equal parts. Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
40
He held the manor of Hampstead Norris with appurtenances in Hampstead and Aldworth in his demesne as of fee of the king by knight service, annual value £12 payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. He also held a meadow of 12 a. in Crookham of John [recte Thomas?] Mountagu, earl of Salisbury, in his demesne as of fee, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 35].
41
Writ 15 March 1413.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 18 March
He held the manor of Breadsall called ‘Nethirhalle’ in his demesne as of fee of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above [no. 34].
42
Writ 15 March 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 18 March
He held the manor of Bugbrooke jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, to them and his heirs, of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £30. Date of death and heir, aged 24 years and more, as above.
C 138/1, no. 26
E 149/99, no. 12
E 152/447, 449
E 136/166/11


WILLIAM BRANTYNGHAM, KNIGHT
43
Writ 10 Oct. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Warminster 13 Oct
He held the manor of Keynes Court in Purton for life by the grant of John Cressy, deceased, with reversion to himself, of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown, annual value 100s. John son of John Cressy, a minor in the king’s ward, is heir of John being the brother of Thomas son of John, aged 6 years and more. William Brantyngham died on 15 July last without heirs.
44
Writ 10 Oct 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Everdon 23 Oct
He held the manor of Dodford, except for the free tenants living outside the vill, for life, half by the grant of John Cressy to him and the other half by the grant of the same to him and Joan, his late wife, both with the above exception and with reversion to John Cressy and his heirs. It is held of the king of the honor of Leicester by knight service, annual value £40. Christina widow of John Cressy holds a 3rd part in dower. Date of death and heirs as above.
Writ, precipimus, ordering the return of the inquisition. 6 Feb. 1414.
45
Writ 8 Oct. 1413.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick 28 Oct
The jurors know of no holdings except the manor of Oxhill of which he disseised Lewis Cardygan and Alice his wife in the time of Richard II, Alice being the rightful tenant. He held it until he enfeoffed John Brantyngham and his heirs. John held and showed his charter of seisin to the jurors, but Lewis and Alice had ejected him. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 100s. William Brantyngham had no rights in the manor after the enfeoffment. He died on 15 July last. John his heir is aged 30 years and more.
46
Commission to John Cokayn, knight, Reynold Langham, Peter Pirly, William Castelayn and the sheriff. 26 Sept. 1413 [CFR 1413–22, p.22].
WARWICK. Inquisition. Nuneaton 26 Oct
He held the manor of Oxhill for life by the grant of John Cressy with reversion to himself and his heirs. It is held of the king in chief as a 10th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. He died on 15 July last. John, a minor in the king’s ward, is the son and heir of John Cressy, aged 6 years and more.
47
Writ 28 Nov. 1413.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford 12 Nov 1414
He held nothing in Surrey Date of death as above, heir unknown.
C 138/2, no. 27
E 149/101, no. 6
E 152/456


FRANCIS COURT, KNIGHT
48
Writ 12 Oct. 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover 11 Dec
He held the manors of Tytherley alias East Tytherley and Lockerley to himself and his heirs of the king in chief by knight service by the grant of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, pp.405–6]. They are burdened with annuities of £10 each granted to Thomas Shepey and James Hoget, esquires, for the term of their lives by Henry IV. Beyond them the annual value is £20. He died on 11 Sept. last. Thomas his son and heir was aged 9 years and more on that day.
C 138/2, no. 28


WILLIAM PURLY
49
Writ 24 May 1413.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Medbourne 24 Aug
He held 8s. quitrent in Medbourne in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 3rd part of a 20th part of a knight’s fee. He died on 24 May 1393. Peter his son and heir is aged 44 years and more. Since his death Thomas Chaworth, knight, has held the rent by the king’s grant.
C 138/2, no. 29
E 149/101, no. 19


WILLIAM WYLES OF EGTON
50
Writ 24 May 1413.
YORK. Inquisition. Malton 26 June
He held 2 messuages, 4 tofts, 4 bovates and 51 a. arable in Egton and Westonby in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by homage and fealty as a 100th part of a knight’s fee. The land and tenements are in a poor state, annual value 20s. He died on 15 April last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 26 years and more.
C 138/2, no. 30


JOHN GATE OF BATTERSEA
51
Writ 30 May 1413.
He held 1 messuage and 6 a. in Battersea of Richard II by knight service, annual value 13s.4d. He died on 25 March 1387. Agnes atte Gate, wife of Richard Freman and daughter of John son of Richard his brother, is his next heir, aged 21 years and more. Margaret Kent held half the land and 2 parts of the messuage from his death until 29 Sept. 1409. Joan atte Gate held the rest until 25 March 1410. John Iter, a gascon, and Agnes his wife, daughter of Margaret Kent, have held from these dates until the present time, title unknown.
52
Writ, plenius certiorari, his estate in the premises not being given in the above. 9 Nov. 1413.
SURREY. Inquisition. Lambeth 20 Nov
He held these premises in his demesne as of fee.
C 138/2, no. 31


AGNES WIDOW OF THOMAS DE TREWYKE
53
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle 1 Feb 1414
She held in dower from Thomas her late husband: Cramlington, 2 husbandlands and 2 a. and in Whitlow 20 a. arable waste of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 8s. Hartley, 6 a. of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 13d. South Middleton, 16 a., annual value 2s.6d., and in Bolam 5 a. all of the barony of Bolam by knight service, annual value 2s.3d. Eleanor and Joan are her daughters and next heirs, aged 35 and 30 years and more. John de Tyndale, John de Dalton, and John de Eglyngham, chaplain, granted her the manor of Trewick for life by their charter dated 1 Feb. 1412 and shown to the jurors, and gave seisin, with remainder to Eleanor her daughter, wife of John Hoggyson, and the heirs of their bodies. Agnes died holding it of the lord of Harnham by a rent of one unmewed sparrowhawk, annual value 53s.4d. She died on 5 March last.
54
Writ, melius sciri, as it was not stated in the above how she inherited and who was the heir. 14 Feb. 1414.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Corbridge 26 Feb
She held the premises in Cramlington, Whitlow, Hartley, South Middleton and Bolam in dower of the inheritance of Eleanor wife of John Hoggisson of Trewick and Joan wife of John de Wotton, daughters and next heirs of Thomas, her late husband, ages as above.
55
Writ, plenius certiorari, as it was found by inquisition [no. 52] that John de Tyndale, John de Dalton and John de Eglyngham, chaplain, gave the manor of Trewick to Agnes de Trewyke for life with remainder to Eleanor wife of John Hoggeson; and as it is claimed by Eleanor in Chancery that the same three granted the manor of Trewick with rents and services there and in Bolam, and with the mill of Trewick and all their suit of multure there, by charter to Agnes wife of William de Holgrafe with remainder to Eleanor wife of John Hogeson of Trewick; to inquire whether these persons and premises are the same. 10 March 1414.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne castle 24 March
Agnes de Trewyke and Agnes wife of William Holgrafe are one and the same person. Eleanor wife of John Hogeson daughter of Agnes and Eleanor wife of John Hogeson of Trewick named in the charter are also one and the same. All the premises named in the charter comprise the manor of Trewick.
C 138/2, no. 32
E 149/101, no. 7


RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, KNIGHT
56
Writ, plura, 23 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough 5 Oct
He held more than was returned in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVII, no. 779], namely in his demesne as of fee: Raunds, 3s. rent of the earl of Stafford by knight service. Wylwen Cotes, 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 3 a. arable and a watermill as an 8th part of a knight’s fee; 2 other messuages and 1 1/2 virgates; 1 cottage, 1 virgate, 2 tofts and 9 a. arable; and 3s.5d. rent, all of the same earl by knight service, annual value 40s. John Walton, formerly escheator, and Robert Chisell have held and taken the profits since Richard’s death. Mill Cotes, the manor, of Thomas duke of Surrey and earl of Kent of his manor of Bourne, which manor is now held by the duke’s widow as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks. The duke of Surrey occupied and took the profits of this manor from Richard’s death until 27 Sept. 1399. From that date John de Steuecle held it and took the profits by the grant of William Gascoigne to whom the duke had given the wardship during the minority of Richard’s heir. Ringstead, 1 cottage, 1 toft. 1 croft, 3 virgates and 3s.10d. rent and 5 1/2 virgates, all of the king of the manor of Raunds of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 4 marks. John late duke of Lancaster and his executors held, and took the profits from these premises. Richard his son and heir is aged 22 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.5,6


JOAN WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN, KNIGHT
57
Writ 24 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough 5 Oct
She held the manor of Denford in dower by the assignment of Richard son and heir of Richard Chamberlain, knight, with reversion to him, of William Bowser, knight, and Anne his wife, by knight service of the fee called Gloucester fee, annual value 40s. Since her death William and Anne and Robert Chisell have occupied the manor and taken the profits, title unknown. She died on 20 Sept. 1409. Richard the son and heir of Richard, son of Richard, knight, is the next heir of Joan and Richard the son, aged 22 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.1,2


MARGARET WIDOW OF RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN [AND OF PHILIP SEYNTCLERE]
58
Writ, plenius certiorari, a previous inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 384] having found that she held a croft called ‘le Spyneyerd’ in Mill Cotes alias ‘Chaumberlaincotes’ and a 3rd part of a mansion called ‘Chaumberlainsplace’ and of a garden and close called ‘le Chapelberd’ in dower of Richard, of the earl of Kent, service unknown and inheritance unstated. 24 July 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Irthlingborough 5 Oct
She held the premises in dower of the inheritance of Richard, son and heir of Richard, by the assignment of John de Steuecle to whom Thomas late duke of Surrey and earl of Kent granted the custody of them and other holdings, in his hands owing to the death of Richard the father and the minority of the son. They are held as a 40th part of a knight’s fee of the manor of Bourne which is now in the hands of the earl’s widow. Richard the son is next heir aged 22 years and more.
59
Writ, melius sciri, previous inquisitions [CIPM XIX, nos.382–3] found that she held jointly with Richard the manors of Stanbridge and Tilsworth in Bedfordshire, and the manors and advowsons of Ekeney and Petsoe in Buckinghamshire, but how she came to hold them was not stated. 24 July 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott 26 Sept
She held the manors and advowsons of Ekeney and Petsoe jointly with Richard by the grant of Thomas Marcaunt, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
60
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 25 Sept 1413
She held the manors of Stanbridge and Tilsworth jointly with Richard by the grant of Thomas Mercaunt, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies.
61
Writ, plura, 24 July 1413.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott 26 Sept
She held no more than was stated in the earlier inquisition.
62
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 25 Sept 1413
She held no more than was stated in the earlier inquisition.
C 138/3, no. 33, mm.3,4,7–12
E 149/101, no. 4


MARGARET WIFE OF WILLIAM BONEVILLE, KNIGHT
63
Writ 14 Feb. 1414.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 14 March
She held in her demesne as of fee: Woodbury, the manor, in chief of Richard II by knight service, annual value £20. Lympstone, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Devon, service unknown, annual value £12. Churchstanton, the manor, of Otto Champernon by knight service, annual value £20. She died on 25 May 1399. William Bonevylle son of John, her son, is next heir aged 21 years and more. William, her husband, held the manors by the courtesy of England from her death until his own death on 14 Feb. 1408. Edward duke of York has held them since then by the grant of Henry IV [CPR 1405–8, p.437].
64
Writ 14 Feb. 1414.
no date
She held the manor of Limington in her demesne as of fee of Lord Beauchamp, service unknown, annual value £10. Date of death, heir, aged 21 years and 18 weeks, and tenure since her death as above.
C 138/3, no. 34


JOHN HOTHOME, KNIGHT
65
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
WESTMORLAND. Inquisition. Kendal 22 Feb
He held half the manor of Staveley with lands, rents and services in the hamlets of Sad Gill, Reston, Hugill, Grasmere, Skelsmergh and Langdales in his demesne as of fee of the king as a half of a 3rd part of a 3rd part of a half of 3 parts of a 4th part of half a barony, annual values, the half manor 40s., the rents etc. 10 marks. He died on 18 Jan. last. John his son and heir is aged 28 years and more.
66
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Market Weighton 14 Feb
He held in his demesne as of fee: Scorbrough, the manor, of John the king’s brother of the manor of Topcliffe by knight service, annual value 40s. Lund, a free farm of 42s.7 1/2d. from the manor, 2 a. and a half of a 3rd part of 2 bovates, annual value 40d., both also of the king’s brother. Thorpe and Lockington, lands and tenements, of Peter de Malo Lacu by knight service, annual value 50s. Hutton Cranswick, Seaton and Birdsall, lands and tenements, of the same Peter by knight service, annual value 40s. Marton, the manor, of Master John Prophete, clerk, prebendary of Bugthorpe by a rent of 13s.4d., annual value 4 marks. Kirk Ella, lands and tenements, of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by knight service, annual value 30s. Beverley, lands and tenements, of the archbishop of York by a rent of 15d., annual value 40d. Holme upon Spaldingmoor, a waste place, of the heir of Marmaduke Constabill by knight service, annual value 4d. Lockington, lands and tenements, of Robert Manfeld, provost of Beverley, by knight service, annual value 3s. Easthorpe, a rent of 12d. from 3 bovates, of John the king’s brother by knight service of the manor of Topcliffe. Whixley and Garrowby, half a knight’s fee, now held by Edmund Kilnewyk, knight, and Thomas Bank, of the king in chief as a 15th part of half of 3 parts of a 4th part of a barony, formerly of Peter Bruys III, annual value 50s. when it occurs. Lowthorp, advowson of the collegiate church, 40s. Beverley, advowson of the chantry in the chapel of St. Giles, and of the chantry of St. Nicholas, annual values 20s. and 30s. Date of death and heir as above.
67
Writs, to the escheator, 23 Jan. 1414, and to the chancellor of the county palatine of Lancaster, 28 Jan. 1414.
LANCASHIRE. Inquisition. Lancaster 21 March
He held of the king in chief: the advowson of Warton, extending at 20 marks jointly with Robert Pedwardyne, knight, John presenting at the next vacancy, and Robert at the following; a 4th part of the advowson of the abbey of Cockersand, the temporalities extending at £20; and the homage and services of the heirs of William de Stodagh for a tenement there; a rent of 3s.4d. for the homage and services of Richard Cayrons, for various tenements in Asthwaite and elsewhere; a rent of 4s.4d. for the homage and services of the heirs of Byghtwayte who hold various tenements; and a rent of 20d. for 1 a. called ‘Salteracre’ held by William son of Thomas, annual value 8d. All this acre, lands, tenements, rents, homages and advowsons are appurtenances of half the manor of Staveley in Westmorland, which half was a 6th part of a 4th part of the manor of Kendal, assigned to him as his part of the manor and held as a half of a 3rd part of a 3rd part of half of 3 parts of a 4th part of half a barony. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/3, no. 35
E 149/100, no. 5


EMMA WIFE OF JOHN COLSHULL
68
Writ 22 Oct. 1413.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 20 Nov
She held the manor and advowson of Manelly and 5 messuages and 100 a. in St. Ewe in her demesne in fee tail of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee by the grant of William Hywyssh her brother to her and the heirs of her body with remainder to her right heirs, annual values, the manor £10, messuages and land, £4 5s., the church £20. She died on 14 Oct. last. John Colshull is her son and heir, aged 22 years and more. The premises have been taken into the king’s hands in virtue of the writ.
C 138/3, no. 36
E 149/100, no. 6


AUBREY FITZSYMOND, KNIGHT
69
Writ 24 Sept. 1413.
John FitzSymond, knight, held in his demesne as of fee a large tenement with garden called ‘Legetesume’ with 4 adjacent shops in the parish of St. Mary de Fenchurch in Langbourne ward, annual value 8 marks; another tenement called ‘le Angell on the Hope’ in the same parish and ward, annual value 23s.4d.; another tenement called ‘Bussheshume’ with adjacent garden in the same, annual value 26s.8d.; 4 shops with solars with an alley (sic, aleya) called ‘le Scot on the Hope’ in the same, annual value £4; 4 shops with solars with a large door and entry in the same parish and in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East in Tower ward, annual value 26s.8d.; 5 shops with solars and a tavern called ‘le Soune on the Hope’ in the parish of All Hallows, Barking, in Tower ward, annual value £3 13s.4d.; and a tenement called ‘Brokenfelde’ in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen in Milk Street in Bread Street ward, annual value £7. John FitzSymond firstly married Alice. She died and he married Joan and had a son, the Aubrey named in the writ, and a daughter Elizabeth. John died. Aubrey entered all the premises, which are held of the king in free burgage, on 2 Feb. 1399. He held them so long as he lived. Elizabeth his sister then held until she died on 3 Oct. 1400, when Richard entered as son of Edward brother of John father of Aubrey and Elizabeth. He held the premises until 16 Oct. following. Then Thomas Welyngton took and occupied all except the tenement called ‘Legeteshume’ and the 4 shops, and held them until the following 24 Nov. when he died. Then John Welyngton took them as the son of Philippa, daughter of John FitzSymond, and he still holds except for the tenement and 4 shops. Richard, Edward’s son, held that large tenement from the death of Elizabeth until 22 Aug. 1400 when he died. John Welyngton then entered as heir, being the son of Philippa, daughter of John brother of Edward, father of Richard and aged 13 years and more. Aubrey’s heir is unknown.
C 138/3, no. 37, mm.1,2


RICHARD SON OF EDWARD FITZSYMOND
70
Writ 16 Oct. 1413.
with the same jurors as the last
He held a large tenement with garden called ‘Legetesume’ with 4 shops in the parish of St. Mary de Fenchurch in Langbourn ward in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage, annual value 8 marks. Richard died without heirs on 2 Aug. last. John Welyngton is his next heir, being the son of Philippa, son of John, brother of Edward father of Richard, aged 13 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 37, mm.3,4


ROBERT SEYMOUR
71
Writ 12 Oct. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 19 Oct
He once held the manor and advowson of Shepton Beauchamp, and by charter dated at Shepton on 20 Sept. 1408 and shown to the jurors granted them to William Poulet and Nicholas Yonge, clerk, and their heirs and assigns. They held in their demesne in fee simple. Then by charter dated at Shepton on 3 Jan. 1409 and shown to the jurors granted them back to him, Alice his wife and the heirs of his body. Thus they held jointly of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, whether by royal licence or not is unknown, annual value 40 marks. He died on 5 Oct. last. John his son and heir was aged 4 years on 5 June last.
C 138/3, no. 38
E 149/101, no. 12


AGNES WIDOW OF WILLIAM DE LA BARRE
72
Writ, melius sciri, reciting the former inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 943] asks whether there are any surviving heirs of Agnes. 23 April 1413.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Hereford 20 May
She held 1 messuage, 45 a. arable, 2 a. meadow and 40s. rent in Lower Bullingham and Clehonger by the grant of Richard de la Barre, clerk, John le Rede, chaplain, and Roger de la Halle to her and the heirs of the bodies of William and herself with remainder to Thomas de la Barre and his heirs and assigns. She also held the manor of Hillhampton with a meadow called ‘Northmede’ by the grant of Philip Kylfodus, rector of Llanwarne, and Philip Davynston, vicar of Holme Lacy, to her and her heirs by William, by charter shown to the jurors, and with remainder as above. By his testament William left certain tenements in Saddler Street in the city of Hereford to Agnes for life and then to the heirs of their bodies with remainder to Thomas. William and Agnes died without heirs of their bodies and all the premises should remain to Thomas de la Barre, knight, son and heir of Thomas.
C 138/3, no. 39


HUMPHREY STAFFORD, KNIGHT
73
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 20 Nov
He held a 3rd part of the manor of Calliland in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by fealty, annual value 6s.8d. He died on the night of 31 Oct. last. Humphrey, knight, his son and heir is aged 34 years and more.
74
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey 17 Nov
He held 1 messuage, 1 curtilage, 1 garden, 8 tofts, 1 carucate, 9 a. meadow and 20 a. pasture in Keevil in his demesne as of fee of the earl of Arundel, service unknown, annual value 20s. He also held the manor of Southwick with the advowson of the chapel of St. John the Baptist there, of the abbess of Romsey in socage, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
75
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 13 Nov
He held the manors of Clutton and Farmborough by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice his late wife who held in her demesne as of fee; Clutton of the heirs of the earl of Hereford by knight service, annual value £10; and Farmborough of the king of the manor of Trowbridge of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
76
DORSET. Inquisition. Bridport 14 Nov 1413
He held nothing in Dorset. Date of death and heir as above.
77
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Haywood 14 Nov
He held nothing in Staffordshire. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/3, no. 41, mm.1–7,11–12
E 149/100, no. 7
E 152/451, no. 3


ELIZABETH WIFE OF HUMPHREY STAFFORD, KNIGHT
78
Writ 24 Oct. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 13 Nov
She held nothing in Somerset. She died on the night of 15 Oct. last. Elizabeth daughter of Humphrey Stafford, knight, is her daughter and heir, aged 33 years and more.
79
DORSET. Inquisition. Bridport 15 Nov 1413
John de Haddon, John de Shepton, vicar of Poorstock, and Robert parson of Crowell formerly held in their demesne as of fee the manor of Hooke, 10 messuages, 1 carucate, 20 a. meadow, 40 a. pasture and 20 a. wood in Stapleford, 9 messuages, 1 carucate, 12 a. meadow and 60 a. pasture in Higher Kingcombe, and 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Yard. By their charter dated 18 Oct. 1368 and shown to the jurors they granted these premises to John Mautravers and Elizabeth then his wife and his heirs. John died and she held them until she married Humphrey, whereupon they held them until by deed dated at Hooke on 20 Dec. 1399 they granted the manor of Hooke to John Perlee, William Ekerdon, parson of Longbredy, and Robert Grey, to them and their heirs and assigns. On the same day they granted the other premises to the same feoffees, who held them during her life. The manor of Hooke is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10; the premises in Stapleford of Thomas Beauchamp by fealty and a rent of 4d., annual value 26s.8d; and the remainder of the heirs of Guy Bryan, service unknown, annual value 15s. Elizageth wife of Humphrey Stafford, knight, son and heir of Humphrey, knight, is the daughter and heir of Elizabeth and of John Mautravers, aged 33 years and more.
C 138/3, no. 41, mm.8–10
E 149/101, no. 16


NICHOLAS HELE
80
Writ 28 Jan. 1414.
DORSET. Inquisition. Chardstock 8 Feb
He held 3 a. in Stratford in the manor of Chardstock jointly with Florence his wife, who survives, by the grant of John Mouthecomb and John Russell, chaplain, by charter dated at Brinscombe on 7 July 1410 and shown to the jurors, to them, her by the name of Florence Broun, and the heirs of their bodies with successive remainders to John eldest son of Adam Cockisden and the heirs of his body and the heirs and assigns of Nicholas. They are held of Adam de Cockisden of the manor of Coaxden, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. He died on 20 Sept. last. Alice widow of William Fraunceys is his daughter and next heir aged 50 years and more.
81
Writ 14 Nov. 1413.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 18 Jan 1414
He held in his demesne as of fee: Hele, the manor, of which 2 ferlings, of the king of the manor of Bradninch, parcel of the duchy of Cornwall, by a rent of 1 pair of gilt spurs or 6d., annual value 20s.; the remainder of the manor of John Chuseldone of his manor of Holcombe Rogus, service unknown, annual value £4. Membury, 2 parts of the manor, of the king of the manor of Bradninch as 2 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s. Brinscombe, 1 messuage and 2 ferlings, jointly with Florence his wife, by the grant of John Mouthcombe and John Russell, chaplain, as above, described as all their lands and tenements in Brinscombe and ‘Castelorchard’ in East Membury. They are held of Alice widow of William Fraunceys of the manor of Membury by a rent of 6s.8d., annual value beyond that 26s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
C 137/4, no. 43


MARGERY DAUGHTER AND HEIR OF WILLIAM HUGGEFORD
82
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Stow cum Quy 11 Nov
She held 80 a. and a house called ‘le Fysshehous’ with an adjacent croft in Stow cum Quy of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 7 marks. She died on 3 Oct. last. Alice wife of Thomas Lucy, knight, is her next heir being the sister of William her father, aged 26 years and more.
83
Writ, melius sciri, her estate, the service and whether the premises were in the hands of Henry IV not being stated in the above. 14 Nov. 1413.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Stow cum Quy 18 Nov
By the death of William Huggeford and owing to the minority of Margery the 80 a., ‘le Fysshehous’ and the croft came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the hands of the present king. She held them in her demesne as of fee to herself and her heirs of the king in chief as a 12th part of a knight’s fee.
84
Writ 23 Oct. 1413.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 11 Nov
She held in her demesne as of fee: Wilden, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief of the honor of Peverel by knight service, annual value £16 13s.4d. Carlton, 1 toft, 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 20 a. wood called Pavenhams, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 66s.8d. Wootton Hoo in Wootton, 2 parts of the manor, of the heirs of Robert Todenham as part of the barony of Bedford, service unknown, annual value nil because John Trailly, knight, formerly lord of the manor, granted John Herteshorn, who still lives, and Alice his wife, now deceased, an annuity of £6 from it for their lives by his charter dated at Northill on 30 Sept. 1392. Ravensden, 2 parts of the manor, formerly ‘Trailles’, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. and no more because Reynold Trailly granted John Herteshorn, esquire, 5 marks yearly for life from it by his charter dated at Northill on 7 Aug. 1401. Date of death and heir as above. The premises came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands.
85
Writ 6 Oct. 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shifnal 19 Oct
Owing to her minority the following came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands: Little Stockton, manor, held of the king in chief by a rent of 4s. payable to the sheriff by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 60s. Middleton Higford, the manor, of Thomas earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value £20. She also held the reversion of 20 marks rent in the manors of Higford and Apley and in the vills of Norton and Stockton which Philippa widow of William Huggeford holds for life by the grant of Thomas Wrotteslegh, William de Wyken, Roger Garet and William de Newton, clerks; and the reversion of a 3rd part of the manors of Higford and Apley and of lands and tenements in Norton and Stockton which are part of the manor of Apley and which Philippa holds for life in dower of William her late husband, annual value of the 3rd parts 20 marks. The remainder of these manors and of the lands and tenements came into the king’s hands owing to the death of William and the minority of Margery. All are held of Thomas earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value of the remainder 20 marks. She died on 2 Oct. last, heir as above.
86
Writ 5 Nov. 1413.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Bridgnorth 14 Nov
The following which she held in her demesne as of fee came into the king’s hands owing to the death of her father and her minority: Little Stockton, the manor, of the king in chief by a rent of 4s., annual value 5 marks. Middleton Higford, the manor, of the earl of Arundel by knight service, annual value £20. Apley, the manor with the advowson of Little Stockton, of the same earl, service unknown, annual value £20. Astley Abbots, 1 messuage, of the abbot of Shrewsbury, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Bridgnorth, 2 cottages, of the king in free burgage, as all the borough is held, annual value 8d. She died on 3 Oct. last, heir as above.
C 138/4, no. 44
E 149/100, no. 4


HENRY DE BEAUMONT, KNIGHT
87
Writ 22 June 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Alton 16 Oct
He held 1 messuage and other lands and tenements in Alton called ‘Trenchauntisplace’ to himself and the heirs of his body, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 12 marks. He died on 15 June last. John his son and heir is aged 4 years and more.
88
Writ 22 June 1413.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 13 Oct
He held 18 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Westminster of the abbot of Westminster by fealty and a rent of 16s.; and 4 a. arable in St. Marylebone of the earl of Arundel by fealty and a rent of 2s.; annual values of all the arable 8s.4d., the meadow 5s. Date of death and heir, aged 4 years on 15 Aug. last, as above.
89
Writ 22 June 1413.
He held 2 messuages in the city in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage by a rent of 2d., annual value normally 13s.4d., but now nil because by his deed dated 15 Dec. 1412 he granted 100s. yearly from it to Thomas Middelton for life. Date of death and heir, aged 4 years on 16 Aug. last, as above.
90
Writ 22 June 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln castle 29 July
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, amounts unknown: Folkingham, the castle and manor which are one and the same, not divided, annual value 45 marks and no more because by a deed dated at Folkingham on 5 April 1412 he gave Hugh Cok, trumpeter, an annuity of 40s. and 2 messuages and 2 bovates there to hold for the term of his life, extending at 26s.8d. yearly. Heckington, the manor, annual value 40 marks. Barton upon Humber, 2 parts of the manor with 2 parts of the passage of the Humber called Barton Ferry. Annual value £48 and no more because he granted an annuity of 40s. from it to Nicholas Duke, minstrel, for life by deed dated at Grimsthorpe on 14 Dec. 1412. Thoresway, the manor, annual value £8. Stewton, the manor, annual value £13 6s.8d. but now nil because he granted an annuity of 40 marks from it to Katharine widow of John de Bello Monte, Thomas Enderby and Thomas Holme and their heirs and assigns by deed dated at Beaumanor on 12 April 1409. Date of death and heir, aged 3 years on 16 Aug. last, as above.
91
Writ 22 June 1413.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 1 Aug
He held the manor of Loughborough with its members of Beaumanor, Arnesby, Markfield and others in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service. The annual value excluding Beaumanor is £62 17s.8d. and no more because he granted life annuities from it of £4 11s. to Giles Jurdan and 40s. to Isabel Pegge; and 4 messuages in Loughborough are empty and in the lord’s hands for lack of repairs and tenants who used to render £4 and now nil; the site of the manor used to yield 100s. but now 40s.; the watermills at Beaumanor and Quorndon are unlet and in need of repair, should yield £4 but now nil; the capital messuage in Arnesby with land, meadow and demesne pasture should yield 12 marks but now 5 marks. These are all part of the manor of Loughborough, as is Beaumanor, of which the annual value is 10 marks. He also held the manor of Whitwick in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as parcel of the honor of Winchester, service unknown. The annual value is £43 6s.8d. and no more because 4 messuages in Whittington are in the hands of the lord for lack of repairs and tenants and should yield 106s.8d. but now nil, 2 messuages in Newton similarly 40s. but now nil, and 2 messuages in Botcheston similarly 40s. but now nil. He held 2 parts of the manor of Shepshed of the honor of Winchester, service unknown, annual value £11 6s.8d. From it Katharine widow of John de Bello Monte and Thomas Holme have an annuity of £13 6s.8d. to themselves and their heirs; William Wylde an annuity of £6 13s.4d. and Nicholas Saxton 100s., both for the term of their lives. Date of death and heir, aged 3 years on 15 Aug. last, as above.
92
Writ, for fees, 1 Aug. 1413.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coventry 14 Aug
He held the following fees in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, extending at the rate of £5 each fee: Little Packington, 1/4 fee formerly held by Henry Murdak. Napton on the Hill and Weston, 2 fees once held by Robert de Napton. Weston, Bulkington, Bramcote and Ryton, 24 carucates, Marston Jabbett and Quinton, 4 carucates, and Claybrooke, Clifton upon Dunsmore, Wibtoft and Brownsover, 5 carucates, held of him by William la Zouch of Harringworth as 7 fees.
93
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 12 Aug 1413
He held the following fees and advowsons, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief all extending as above: Hemington, 1 fee formerly held by John de Crophille and Henry de Langton. Hathern, 1/4 fee held by John Nauncell. Hoton and Swinford, 1/2 fee formerly held by Stephen Mallore. Gaulby and Frisby, 1 fee formerly held by John Burdet. Whetstone, 1/40 fee formerly held by Martin de Bayl and 1/9 fee formerly held by Saer de Trumpyngton. Wigston Magna, 1/40 fee formerly held by Martin de Bayl. Whetstone, 1/40 fee formerly held by Robert de Orewell. Burton Overy, 1/4 fee formerly held by Nicholas Noveray. Laughton, 1 fee held by the earl of Oxford. Wigston Magna, 1 fee held by the same earl. Market Bosworth, Carlton, Coton, Aylestone and Glen Parva, 2 fees held by Thomas Harecourt. Long Whatton, 1/2 fee formerly held by Ralph Basset of Drayton Bassett. Whetstone and Mountsorrel, 1 1/2 fees formerly held by John de Segrave. Ashby de la Zouch, 2 fees formerly held by Hugh la Zouche. Loughborough, the advowson extending at 20 marks. Cossington, the advowson, 10 marks. Walton on the Wolds, the advowson, 100s. Ravenstone, the advowson, 100s.
94
Writ, for fees, 1 Aug. 1413.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Wragby 11 Oct
He held the following fees and advowsons, in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, extending as above: Heckington, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Simon Creuker, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of Margaret Pateshull, and by William Boston and Robert, chaplain of the chantry, 1/12 fee held by the heirs of Henry Hasty and William de Howell, and 1/20 fee held by the heirs of the same Henry and of Margaret Pateshull. Howell, 1/12 fee held by the heirs of the same Henry and of Henry Pygot. Aswardby, 1 fee held by the heirs of the earl of Angus. Croft, Friskney, Burgh in the Marsh and Winthorpe, 1 fee held by the heirs of the earl of Angus and by the prior of Bullington. Asgarby, 1/6 fee held by the heirs of the same earl. Baumber and West Ashby, 1/4 fee held by the heirs of the same earl and of Fulk de Lysoures. Helpringham, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of the same earl and by the prior of Sixhills. Haydor, 1/2 fee held by William Disnay. Scredington, 1 fee held by the same William and the prior of Sempringham, and 1/28 fee held by the same William. Boothby Pagnell, 5 carucates held by Henry, prince of Wales, each extending at 14s.3 1/2d. and 7 carucates making 1 fee. Wilsthorpe [and Obthorpe], 1/5 fee held by the lady of Swinithwaite, and another 1/5 held by the same. Steeping and Gunby, 1/2 fee held by William de Wylughby. Willoughby by Alford, 1 fee held by the same William. Winceby, 3/4 fee held by the same William, John de Thymelby and the abbot of Bardney. Welton le Marsh, 1/7 fee held by the heirs of Simon Pelet, extending at 14s.7 1/2d. Partney, 1/3 fee held by William de Thorp and the heirs of Walter Cauncevill. Ulceby, 1/10 fee held by Ralph Cromwell. Ingoldmells, 1/6 fee held by the heirs of Robert Cheyles. Burgh in the Marsh, 1/4 fee held by John de Well, and 1/4 fee held by the heirs of Gilbert Blaunchard. Well, Alford and Ailby, 4 fees held by John de Well, Lord Welles. Barton upon Humber, 1 fee held by the abbot of Kirkstead. Keisby, 1 fee held by the lady of Marmyon. Irnham, 1/2 fee held by Philip le Despenser. Edenham, 1 fee held by the abbot of Vaudey, the prior of Bridlington and John Trott, the abbot holding half in alms. Ingoldsby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy, and 1/2 fee held by Lady Wylughby. Willoughby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy. Swarby, 1 fee held by Lord Welles. Great Hale, 3/4 fee held by John de Bussy. Morton, 4 bovates held by Thomas duke of Surrey as an 8th part of a fee. Pointon, 1/2 fee held by John Hagh and John Burn. Birthorpe, 1/8 fee in the hands of Henry de Bello Monte. Osbournby, 1/2 fee held by the earl of Northumberland and the prior of Sempringham, 1/5 fee held by Amandus Surdivale, 5 bovates held as 1/6 fee by Robert Colvyle and 1/20 fee held by William de Spaygne. Haceby, 1/4 fee held by John Bussy. Walcot, 1/6 fee held by Philip de Lymbery. Beckingham and Sutton, 1/2 fee held by Lady Latymer, and 1/4 fee held by the prior of Sempringham. Stragglethorpe, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of William de Bargh, and 1 fee held by the brothers of Sempringham. Brandon, 2/3 fee held by Richard Almot and his parceners, and 1/4 fee held by the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Cranwell, 1/2 fee held by Alan de Cranwell and the same prior. Pickworth, 1/10 fee held by John Gardiner and William Pinder. Baston and Carlby, 1/3 of 2 fees in the hands of Henry de Bello Monte. Kirkby, 1/4 fee also in the lord’s hands. Bulby and Stamford, 1/4 fee held by Thomas de Sancto Laudo. Elsthorpe, 1/4 fee held by John Bayous. South Witham, 1 fee held by Richard Roclyf and the prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Stainby, 1/2 fee held by William de Styandeby. Boothby, 1/2 fee held by the heir of Thomas de Pynchbek and the priors of Haverholme and St. Katharine. Rippingale, 1/2 fee held by John de Stonore. Marston, 2/3 fee held by Philip Spencer. Brauncewell, 1 fee held by Edmund de Swynford and the priors of Haverholme and of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Roxholm, 2/3 fee held by Philip le Despenser. Brackenborough, 1 fee held by John de Helynges and the prior of Alvingham. Cockerington, 1/2 fee held by the heirs of William Vavasour, and by Alice Nevyll and the abbot of Louth Park. Linwood, the advowson, extending at 20 marks. Grimoldby, the advowson, 12 1/2 marks. Scremby, the advowson, 20 marks. Stewton, the advowson, 5 marks.
C 138/4, no. 45
E 149/101, no. 1
E 136/222/14


ELIZABETH WIDOW OF HENRY DE BELLO MONTE, KNIGHT
95
Writ to Assign dower. 12 Aug. 1413.
LEICESTER. Assignment of dower, in the presence of Nicholas Colton, clerk, attorney of Henry bishop of Winchester to whom the king granted the wardship owing to the minority of John son of Henry de Bello Monte. Loughborough 18 Aug
Assigned: the manor and park of Beaumanor with its members of Woodhouse, Quorndon, Barrow upon Soar and Mountsorrel, annual value £6 13s.4d. Whitwick, the manor with the park of Bardon except for the lands and tenements in Ratby, Whittington and Newton, members of the manor, annual value £27 16s.4d. Hugglescote and Donnington, members of the manor of Loughborough, annual value £6 14s.9d. Since they exceed by 60s, the value of the manors, lands and tenements in the king’s hands owing to the minority, she will pay 60s. to the king from the manor of Beaumanor by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas during the minority.
C 138/4, no. 45, mm.16,17


JOHN TYNDALE
96
Writ 24 Aug. 1413.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Wansford 4 Oct
In Yarwell he held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief: 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 4 a. meadow and the bailiwick of the forester of Sulehay in Cliffe forest in Rockingham forest, which were formerly held by Thomas de Yarwell, and another messuage, virgate, 4 a. meadow and bailiwick of the same forest of Sulehay, formerly of John son of John Yarwell of Peterborough, painter (steynour), and granted by him by royal licence [CPR 1391–6, p.161]; by the service of keeping the bailiwicks of Sulehay in Cliffe with all fees and liberties; also in his demesne as of fee an assart called ‘Whitewenge’ and 1 called ‘Barley’ of the forest of Cliffe by a rent of 2s. and an assart called ‘Dirynghawe’ comprising 1 virgate in the forest by a rent of 10s.; annual value of all together 40s. By the custom of the manor of Fotheringhay he held of the duke of York in Yarwell in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage called ‘Mawdeshall’ by a rent of 12d., annual value beyond that nil; 2 a. meadow by a rent of 8d., annual value of each a. beyond the rent 8d.; 2 a. and 1 rood of meadow by a rent of 9d., annual value beyond that, each a. 4d., the rood 1d.; 1 plot (quartron) of land which Robert Bayse holds of him by a rent of 21d., no value beyond the rent; 2 a. meadow by a rent of 8d. each a., beyond that 4d. each a.; 1 watermeadow (holm) lying in ‘Northyng’ next the high bank there, containing 1 a. by a rent of 1d.; another watermeadow lying at the end of the vill of Nassington next the parson’s watermeadow, 3 a. by a rent of 9d., value beyond that 3d. each a.; 3 a. arable in the fields of Nassington, rent 9d., value beyond that nil; 1 a. meadow in the same by a rent of 4d., value beyond that 4d.; and 3 roods of meadow there by a rent of 3d., value beyond that 3d. He died on 21 July last. Richard his son and next heir is aged 18 years and more. He was married to Margaret daughter of Hugh Bronage deceased, two years past during the life of John.
C 138/4, no. 46
E 149/101, no. 5


ROBERT ORCHARD
97
Writ 30 Aug. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Taunton 19 Sept
He held in his demesne as of fee: Staple Fitzpaine, 4 1/2 a. meadow, of the heir of Lord Poynings, lord of Stogursey, by a rent of 2s., annual value 4s. Bickenhall, 8 messuages, 80 a. arable, 8 a. meadow, 13 a. wood and 80 a. pasture of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £4 6s.8d., of which tenants at will pay 40s. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms. Orchard Portman, the manor and advowson, of the bishop of Winchester of his manor of Taunton by knight service, annual value £10 9s.8d. of which life tenants pay 100s. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms. Durborough, a 3rd part of the manor, of Baldwin Malet, knight, by knight service, annual value 36s. ‘Wodewardelye’, 4 a. meadow of the heir of Lord Poynings in socage, annual value 5s. Huntspill, 6 messuages, 8 a. arable, and 6 a. meadow of Fulk Fitzwaryn by knight service, annual value 33s.4d.; and 23s. rent from lands and tenements held by life tenants there. Cossington, 7s. rent from various life tenants according to the custom of the manor, of John Brent by a rent of 1d. Catcott, 17s. similar rent, of the abbot of Glastonbury in socage. Fenhampton, 2s. similar rent, of Thomas Stowell, knight, by knight service. Woolmersdon, 1/3 carucate, of John Harewell by knight service, annual value 22s.8d. Taunton, 3s.4d. rent from 2 messuages held by various tenants, of the bishop of Winchester in socage. Ashington, 12s. rent from 1 messuage, 40 a. arable, and 4 a. meadow which Adam Purdy and Alice his wife hold for the term of their lives, of the prior of Montacute in socage. West Lydford, 4d. rent from lands and tenements held by John Forster for life, of James de Audelegh, knight, of his manor of Nether Stowey in socage; and the reversion of 44 a. in ‘Chapelfeld’ there without rent, which Margaret widow of Robert Orchard holds for life with the rent, of John Typtoft, knight, by knight service, annual value nil. With the advowson of Orchard Portman he held the reversions of all the premises held for life with the rents from them. All are payable by equal parts at the 4 principal terms, except for the 12s. rent from Ashington payable at Michaelmas. He died on 25 July last. William his son and heir is aged 23 years and more.
C 138/4, no. 47
E 149/101, no. 13
E 136/192/1


JOHN POKESWELL
98
Writ 6 Nov. 1413.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil 17 Nov
He held no lands or tenements of the inheritance of John Tuchet but long before his death he had held: Bonson, a 3rd part of the manor, of Thomas Beauchamp, knight, by knight service, annual value 40s. Woolmersdon, a 3rd part of half the manor, of the heir of John Tuchet of his manor of Nether Stowey by knight service, annual value 33s.4d. Uphill and Christon, a 4th part of the manors, and a 5th part of 40d. rent from 1 messuage and 40 a. arable, meadow and pasture in West Lydford, of the abbey of St. Mary Graces by the Tower, service unknown, annual value 40s. Durborough, a 3rd part of the manor, of Baldwin Malet, knight, service unknown, annual value 4 marks. Cossington, a 3rd part of a toft and of 1 carucate, of Robert son of John Brent of the manor of Cossington, service unknown, annual value 15s. Chalcott, 1 carucate, of the heir of Thomas Tryvet of his manor of West Chilton by knight service, annual value 40s. Huntspill, 1 messuage and 1/3 carucate, of the heir of Fulk Fitzwaryn under age in the king’s ward, by knight service, annual value 10s. Burnham, 1 carucate, of the bishop of Winchester of his manor of Burnham by knight service, annual value 40s. Churchill, 1 toft and 1 virgate called ‘Lyncombe’, of David Swynmour and Margaret his wife of their manor of Churchill in socage, annual value 5s. On 3 Nov. 1404 long before his death he was seised of all these premises and by his charter of that date, which was produced in evidence, he granted them to John Stretche, Robert Grey, Hugh Deverell, William Gosse, Hugh Arnald, clerk, and John Chyverell and their heirs and assigns without conditions. They still hold them. He died on 19 July last. Roger his son and heir is aged 4 years and more.
C 138/4, no. 48


WILLIAM STOURTON
99
Writ 28 Sept. 1413.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover 30 April 1414
Jointly with John Frome, Richard Horne and Henry Macy deceased, and William Hurel, clerk, Robert Notyer and William, parson of Woodham, who are still living, he held 16 messuages, 2 carucates, 12 a. meadow and 8 a. wood in Ibsley and Gorley, by the grant of Thomas Strete to them and their heirs, described in his deed shown to the jurors as all his holdings in Ibsley, Gorley and Arnewood. They are held of Thomas Ponynges, knight, of his manor of Basing by fealty and a rent of 40d. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 10 marks. Jointly with William Wymond deceased and John Clyvedon and Thomas Bonham, who are still living, he held 13 messuages, 100 a. arable, 4 a. meadow and rents of 8s. and 1 lb. cumin in Hyde, Redbrook and Frogham in the parish of Fordingbridge by the grant of Maud widow of John Waryn, Thomas Belage, John Tannere, chaplain, and John Tannere, senior, to them and their heirs, described as all his holdings in these places and elsewhere in Fordingbridge hundred formerly held by John Chamberlayn, of John Halle of his manor of Nether Burgate by fealty and a rent of 6d. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 40s. He died on 18 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 14 years and more.
100
Writ 15 Nov. 1413.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Dunmow 5 June 1414
John Moigne, knight, held the manor and advowson of Great Easton in his demesne as of fee and on 20 May 1398 granted them to Elizabeth his daughter then the wife of William Stourton and the heirs of her body, by royal licence [CPR 1396–9, p.356]. She was to render nothing for 4 1/2 years and then 40 marks yearly to John Moigne for life, by equal parts at the 4 usual terms, he having the right to distrain if it were in arrears. William and Elizabeth had issue John and Margaret. Elizabeth died, and William has since held by the courtesy of England of the king in chief in grand serjeanty, annual value nil beyond the 40 marks to John Moigne, who is still alive. Date of death and heir as above.
101
Writ 15 Nov. 1413.
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 30 Jan 1414
He held a 4th part of the manor of Buckhorn Weston in his demesne as of fee by the grant of Warin Lutyan, knight, and Katharine Spriggy, described as all their holdings in ‘Weston Maundeville’ otherwise called Buckhorn Weston, rendering 10 marks yearly to them during their lives, annual value nil beyond the rent, Katharine being still alive. He also held 2 other parts of the same manor with the advowson, annual value 10 marks. The 3 parts are held of Richard Courtenay, bishop of Norwich, of his manor of East Coker by a rent of 2s. or 1 unmewed sparrowhawk. Jointly with William Hankeford, knight, he held half the hundred of Coombs Ditch and the manor and advowson of Tarrant Rushton, of the earl of March of his manor of Cranborne, service unknown, annual value 12 marks; and jointly with the same 1 messuage, 3 carucates, 40 a. meadow, 200 a. pasture and 40s. rent in Broadway and half the manor of Broadway, of Robert Latymer of his manor of Dewlish by a rent of 1/2d. at Michaelmas, annual value 100s. He also held in his demesne as of fee 40d. assize rent from a messuage in Sherborne, formerly held by Philip Goldsmyth, of the abbot of Sherborne, service unknown; and 8s. rent in Motcombe from a tenement formerly held by John Ruddok, of Queen Joan of her manor of Gillingham in petty serjeanty. Date of death and heir as above.
102
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil 29 Jan 1414
He held in his demesne as of fee: West Perrot, the bailiwick or bedelry by which he and his ancestors have had the execution of all writs in the bailiwick directed to the sheriff, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20s. Frome, 22 a. enclosed meadow called ‘Somdyesmede’, of Edmund Leversegge of the manor of Frome, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Norton Ferris and Kilmington, 3 messuages and 1 carucate formerly of William Norton, of Lord Ferrers of Chartley of his manor of Norton Ferris, service unknown, annual value 40s. Othery, 4 messuages and 1 carucate, jointly with Thomas Bonham, who survives him, by the grant of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury, lord of Man and of the Isle of Wight, to them and his heirs, of Thomas earl of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 40s. Frome, 7 messuages, 9 a. arable and 16d. rent jointly with John Clyvedon, Thomas Bonham and John Gardener, by the grant of Robert Part and Edith his wife to them and his heirs, of Edmund Leversegge of his manor of Frome, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d. Little Marston, the manor with the advowson of the chapel jointly with William Hankeford, knight, by the grant of Reynold lord Grey of Ruthin to them and his heirs, of the duke of Clarence of his manor of Queen Camel, service unknown, annual value £10. Jointly with Thomas Bonham and John Gardener he held the manor of Marston Bigot by the grant of John Strete, rector of Kilmington, Walter Hert, chaplain, and John Bylleston to them and his heirs, of Thomas Lovell, knight, and William Beauchampe of their manor of Water, service unknown, annual value £20. Lye, 10 messuages and 10 a. arable, jointly with Gilbert Wykes and John Gardener, by the grant of Ralph Botreaux, knight, John Palton and others to them and his heirs, of William Karent of his part of the manor of Lye, annual value 60s. Date of death and heir as above.
103
Writ, melius sciri, as to how he and William Hankeford, knight, came to hold the premises in Coombs Ditch, Tarrant Rushton and Broadway described above [no. 101]. 8 July 1414.
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 17 Sept
He held half the hundred of Coombs Ditch and the manor and advowson of Tarrant Rushton jointly with William Hankeford, knight, by a fine of 25 June 1402 [CP 25/1/51/53, no. 10] by which William Roos of Helmsley, knight, granted these premises to them and to Robert Rugge, clerk, deceased, and the heirs of William Stourton. Similarly they held 1 messuage, 3 carucates, 40 a. meadow, 200 a. pasture and 40s. rent in Broadway and half the manor of Broadway by a fine of 3 Nov. 1400 [CP 25/1/51/53, no. 6] by which Gilbert Neburgh and Amice his wife granted these premises, which were held for life by Roger Betesthorne of the inheritance of Amice, to the same 3 persons, with remainder to the heirs of William Stourton. Roger Betesthorne attorned to them and died long before William, whereby William Stourton and William Hankeford held them.
104
Writ 15 Nov. 1413.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Amesbury 22 April 1414
He held the manor and advowson of Stourton with 2 carucates there jointly with Robert Rugge, deceased, William Hankeford, knight, Thomas Bonham, William Besylle, John Fauntleroy and Gilbert Wyke, to them and their heirs and assigns by purchase from Robert lord Poynings. They are held of Alice daughter and heir of Richard lord Seymour, under age in the king’s ward, of her manor of Castle Cary by homage and fealty, annual value 40 marks. In Stourton he also held 1 messuage in which he lived, 8 other messuages, 2 carucates, 10 a. meadow and 100 a. pasture in fee tail to himself and the heirs of his body by the grant of Richard Hylle, formerly rector of Penn, and Robert Riche, chaplain, to John Stourton, his father, William Hankeford, Thomas Bonham, William Besylle, John Fauntleroy and Gilbert Wyke and the heirs of the body of John, by fealty and a rent of 1 clove of gillyflower at Christmas, annual value 100s. He held in his demesne as of fee 6 messuages, 2 tofts, 107 a. arable, 11 a. meadow and 30s. rent in Mere, Woodlands, Over Zeals, Nether Zeals, and Wolverton; of which 3 messuages and 40 a. arable in Over Zeals and Nether Zeals are held in fee simple of John Clyvedon of his manor of Nether Zeals, service unkown; 20 a. in Mere and Woodlands of the dean of Salisbury of his prebend of Mere by a rent of 40d.; and all the rest of Hugh Mortymer of his manor of Mere, service unknown; annual value together 100s. Also in his demesne as of fee he held 2 messuages, 40 a. arable and 33 a. pasture in Maiden Bradley, Hill Deverill and ‘Fouleyate’ of John Westbury, service unknown, annual value 40s.; and 2 messuages and 16 a. arable in Maiden Bradley jointly with John Gardyner, who is still living, by the grant of Roger Stourton to them and his heirs, of the prior of Maiden Bradley, service unknown, annual value 20s.; and 7 messuages, 4 carucates, 40 a. meadow, 200 a. pasture and 40 a. wood in Little Langford, West Ashton, Steeple Ashton, Great Hinton and Bulkington with the advowson of a chantry and Little Langford jointly with Master Richard Puttus, John Chavedon, Walter Hert, chaplain, and John Gardyner, by the grant of William Don, John Mordon, rector of Steeple Langford and Richard Entrebusch, chaplain, to William Stourton, Master Richard Puttus, John Clyvedon, Walter Hert, John Gardiner and the heirs and assigns of William and of Master Richard, described as all the lands and tenements formerly of William Don and Katharine his wife. Jointly with William Hankeford, knight, John Chitterne, clerk and John Bathe, clerk, he held the manor of Poulshot and 8 messuages, 8 virgates and 8 a. meadow in Poulshot, Potterne, Marston and Worton by the grant of John lord Lovell, knight, to them and his heirs and assigns. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/4, no. 49
E 136/192/1