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ELIZABETH WIDOW OF WILLIAM DE MONTE ACUTO, EARL OF SALISBURY
218
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Southam 4 March
She held the manor of Whichford with a 3rd part of the advowson in fee tail. John Mohoun, knight, and Joan his wife held the manor and advowson to them and the heirs of their bodies by the grant of Ivo de Clynton by a fine of 1348 [CP 25/1/247/58, no. 27] shown to the jurors. They had issue Philippa, now duchess of York, Elizabeth and Maud who was the wife of John lord Strange of Knockin. John and Joan Mohoun died. The manor descended to Philippa, Elizabeth and Richard, now lord Strange of Knockin, son and heir of Maud. The premises were divided, and this manor with a 3rd part of the advowson were assigned to Elizabeth. They are held of the earldom of Hereford, service unknown, annual values, the manor £10, the church 20 marks. She died on 14 Jan. last without heirs of her body. Philippa and Richard are her next heirs, aged 30 years and more and 32 and more.
219
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Ware 24 Jan
She held in dower a 3rd part of the manor of Hyde, member of the manor of Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire, with reversion to Thomas de Monte Acuto, now earl of Salisbury, and the heirs of his body, by virtue of a charter of Edward I [CChR 1257–1300, p.346], shown to the jurors, and granting the manor of Aston Clinton to Simon de Monte Acuto, William his son and the heirs of William. It descended to William earl of Salisbury son of William, John de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, son of John de Monte Acuto, knight, brother of William, and so to Thomas earl of Salisbury son of John. The 3rd part is held of the abbot of St. Albans, service unknown, annual value 3s. She died on 14 Jan. last. Philippa her sister aged 30 years and more and Richard lord Strange of Knockin, her nephew, aged 24 years and more, are her heirs. Thomas earl of Salisbury is aged 24 years and more.
220
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Newton Abbot 23 Jan
She held in dower a 3rd part of the manor of Wonford with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury, by charter of Edward I and with descent as above [no. 219]. The 3rd part is held of Edward de Courtenay, earl of Devon, service unknown, annual value 10s. She held the manor of Bradworthy in her demesne as of fee of John Pomeray, knight, of the manor of Berry Pomeroy, service unknown, annual value 60s. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
221
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Liskeard 26 Jan 1415
She held £39 5s. yearly in dower, part of 200 marks form the coinage of the stannary, payable half at Easter and half at Michaelmas. Edward III granted it to William earl of Salisbury father of her late husband and his heirs male [CPR 1334–8, p.427] with reversion to Thomas the present earl. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
222
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford 7 Feb
She held the following knight’s fees belonging to the manor of Cassington, which Edward I granted to Simon de Monte Acuto, as above [no. 219] with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury, Pudlicote and Sarsden, 2 fees which the heirs of Richard Aungeville and of Roger Golofre former held. Nuneham Courtenay, 1 fee formerly held by Margery countess of Devon and now by John Drayton, knight. Fritwell, 1/2 fee formerly held by Lawrence Broke. Noke, 1/2 fee formerly held by Sampson Folyot. Albury, 1 fee formerly held by Peter Folyot. Wainhill, 1/2 fee formerly held by the heirs of Geoffrey Folyot. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
223
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Great Faringdon 5 Feb
She held in dower a 3rd part of 300 a. wood in the parish of Hurst and of the profits of the hundred of Ashridge, of the king in chief with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury. Edward III granted the manor of Amesbury, of which this 3rd part is parcel, to William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury by letters patent [CPR 1334–8, p.426] and it descended accordingly. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of this 3rd part 10s. She also held in dower 1 knight’s fee in Wille by Basildon, formerly held by Walter de la Wyle, 1 fee in Kingston Lisle formerly held by Warin FitzGerald, and the advowson of the chapel of Crookham, with reversion to Thomas, by the grant of Edward I by charter to Simon de Monte Acuto, as above [no. 219] of the manor of Crookham to which the fees and advowson belong. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
224
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Aylesbury 5 Feb
She held in dower with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury a 3rd part of the manor of Aston Clinton with lands and tenements in Dundridge and Mountjoy, parcels of the manor. It was granted by Edward I to Simon de Monte Acuto, as above [no. 219], and is held of the king in chief, annual value of the 3rd part 4 marks. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
225
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Ringwood 26 Jan
She held in dower the following fees belonging to the castle of Christchurch, the borough and manor of Westover and the hundred of Christchurch, which were granted to William de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, and Katharine his wife, by charter of Edward III [CChR 1327–41, p.210], descent as above, with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury: Hordle, 1/2 fee held by the prior of Breamore. Hordle and Sharpricks, 1/2 fee held by Roger Gryffyn in right of his wife. Sharpricks, 1/2 fee held by John de Lysle son of Lady Maud de Lysle. Hinton Admiral and Hampreston [Dors] 1/4 fee and 1/8 fee. Muscliff, 1/8 fee. Lockerley, 1/2 fee. North Charford, 1 fee held by John atte Bergh. Standon, 1/2 fee. Shirley by Southampton, 1/2 fee and 1/4 fee. Sopley, 1/4 fee held by the earl of Ormond, and 1/4 fee held by William Moygne. Milford, Keyhaven and Letton, 1/2 fee held by the bishop of Salisbury. Christchurch, advowson of the priory. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
226
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Hindon 23 Jan 1415
She held the following knight’s fees in dower. They belong to the manors of Amesbury and Winterbourne which Edward III granted to William de Monte Acuto [CPR 1334–8, p.426]. They descended accordingly and the reversion is to Thomas now earl of Salisbury: Calstone Willington and Whitley in the hundred of Calne, 1 fee. Fifield Bavant, 1/2 fee. Broad Blunsdon, 1 fee. Blunsdon St. Andrew, 1/2 fee. Bincknoll, 1 Fee. Haydon, 1/2 fee. Littleton Drew, 1/2 fee. Barford St. Martin, 1/2 fee. Oak Hill, 1/2 fee. Winterbourne, 2/3 fee. Etchilhampton, 1 1/2 fees. Wilsford and Normanton, 1 fee. Alton Barnes, 2 fees. Shrewton, Winterbourne and Cheverell [Great or Little], 4 fees. Middleton, 1/4 fee. Coate, 1 fee. Burcombe, 1/10 fee. Hill Deverill, 1/2 fee. Asserton, 1 1/2 fee. Chaddenwick, 1 fee. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
227
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
She held in dower of the king in chief the manor of Shepton Montague with wood in Selwood Forest, annual value £10, the manors of Yarlington, annual value 21 marks, Chedzoy, annual value 40 marks, and Goathill, annual value 100s., and a 3rd part of Thurlbear and Moor, and of the lands formerly of William Betevile, which were part of Shepton Montague, annual value 10 marks. These manors with the 2 parts of Thurlbear and Moor were part of the premises which Edward III granted to Simon de Monte Acuto and they descended as above [no. 219]. The reversion is to Thomas now earl of Salisbury. She also held the manor of Donyatt in dower in virtue of a fine of 1287 [CP 25/1/197/12, no. 32] by which Nicholas Poynz granted it to Simon de Monte Acuto, Isabel his wife and the heirs of their bodies. It descended to William their son, and is held of the king in chief, annual value 100s. She held the manors of Henstridge and Charlton Horethorne of the king in chief by knight service under the grant of Edward III to William de Monte Acuto [CPR 1334–8, p.426, as above] annual values, Henstridge 19 marks, Charlton Horethorne £20. She also held the following knight’s fees: Clinger, 1/2 fee held of her by the heirs of William Swan. Crowthorne, 1/2 fee held by Nicholas Milbourne. Whitestaunton, 3 parts of a fee held by Nicholas Reade and Parnel his wife. Cricket Malherbie, 3/4 fee held by John Denham, knight. Broomfield, 1 fee held by Robert Bikombe. Cheddar and Shipham, 1 fee held by the heirs of Robert Malherbe. Chilton upon Polden, 1 fee formerly held by William Chaunton. Exton, 1 fee held by James earl of Ormond. Shepton Montague, 1/2 fee held by Nicholas and John Catbury. Stoke Trister, 3 hides held by Richard Lovell, heir of Nicholas Seintmaur. Wolfeton, 3 hides held by John Cammell in right of Ellen his wife. Leighton, 2 hides held by the abbot of Keynsham. Chedzoy, Donyatt, Yarlington and Goathill, the advowsons. She held the manor of Dunpole in her demesne as of fee, of whom and by what service being unknown, annual value £20; of Enmore …; and of Cutcombe in fee tail of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 100s. She also held in dower: Martock, Curry Rivel, Langport, Hambridge and Broadway, a 3rd part of the manors and a 3rd part of the hundreds of Martock, Addick and Bulston, of whom held being unknown, annual value together £200. Coker, a 3rd part of various lands and tenements, of Richard Courtenay, bishop of Norwich, with remainder to Thomas Mucheldever, annual value 5 marks. Puckington, a 3rd part of the manor, of whom is unknown, with remainder to Alice wife of William Bonevile, annual value 5 marks. Burnham and Brean, a 3rd part of the manors, of whom is unknown, with remainder to Thomas Wykeham, knight, annual value 100s. Date of death and heirs as above. [Parts illegible, some detail supplied from the escheator’s account, E 136/192/2.]
228
Writ, plura. 10 Feb. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Crewkerne 26 Feb
She also held the manor of Odcombe because John de Mohoun, knight, and Joan his wife held it by the gift of William de Houthorp and Richard Cok, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies. They had issue Philippa, now duchess of York, Elizabeth and Maud, who was the wife of John lord Strange of Knockin, and it descended to Philippa, Elizabeth and Richard lord Strange son of Maud. Odcombe was assigned to Elizabeth as her portion of the inheritance. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 100s. Elizabeth died without heirs of her body. Philippa aged 30 years and more, and Richard aged 26 and more are her heirs.
229
Writ, precipimus, as to how Thomas Mucheldever is heir to a 3rd part of the lands and tenements in Coker. 22 Nov. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater 16 Dec
William de Monte Acuto, late husband of Elizabeth, held the lands and tenements in Coker in his demesne as of fee and granted them to Thomas Strete and his heirs. He granted them to Richard Mucheldever and his heirs. William the earl and Richard died. John Mucheldever entered as brother and heir and assigned them to Elizabeth in dower. John died and the reversion descended to Thomas his son. Therefore Elizbeth held for life with reversion to him.
230
Writ, melius sciri, as to how Thomas Wykham, knight, was heir to the 3rd part of the manors of Burnham and Brean which she held for life in dower of William de Monte Acuto, her late husband. 14 Nov. 1416.
She held a 3rd part of the manors of Burnham and Brean in dower of William earl of Salisbury, her late husband, with reversion to Thomas Wykeham, knight, and his heirs. By a fine of 1384 [CP 25/1/200/30, no. 55] between Margaret widow of Thomas de Graundson and the late earl and Roland Rake, the earl and Roland recognised the right of Margaret; and by a charter dated 10 Feb. 1384 she granted the manors with knight’s fees, rents and services etc. to Nicholas de Carreu, senior, Nicholas his son, and William son of John de Carreu, knight, their heirs and assigns. By another fine [CP 25/1/200/30, no. 58] between Margaret and the Carreus she recognised the right of Nicholas, senior, and they granted them to her for life with remainder to William de Wykeham, then bishop of Winchester, William de Walleworth, knight, Nicholas de Wykeham, archdeacon of Wiltshire, John de Bukyngham, clerk, John de Wykeham, parson of Crundale, John de Campeden, clerk, Robert de Cherlton, William de Worfton, William de Ryngeborne and the heirs of John de Campeden. William de Walleworth, John de Bukyngham, John de Wykeham, Robert de Cherleton, William de Worfton and William de Ryngebourne died. By a fine of 1397 [CP 25/1/201/32, no. 32] the bishop acknowledged the right of Nicholas de Wykeham and John Campeden, survivors of the grantees of 1384, and they granted the manors to the bishop for life with successive remainders to William Wykeham, his cousin and Alice his wife, and the heirs male of his body, and to Thomas his brother and the heirs male of his body. The others being dead Thomas is heir to the 3rd part held in dower by Elizabeth.
231
Writ, melius sciri, as to how Alice who was the wife of William Bonevile was heir to a 3rd part of the manor of Puckington which Elizabeth held in dower. 7 Nov. 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 9 Nov
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Puckington in dower with reversion to Alice widow of William Bonevile. The earl held the manor long ago and by a fine of 1382 [CP 25/1/200/30, no. 46] he recognised the right of Roland Rake to it; and by another fine in 1405 [CP 25/1/201/33, no. 41] Roland Rake and Margery his wife quitclaimed the manor to Hugh Sebot and William Cressy, clerks, Ralph Bushe, Thomas Brokhampton, Richard Prestcote and the heirs of Hugh, and they gave the manor by charter to John Strecche and Thomas Modeslegh, clerks, Andrew Rydoun, Walter Walsshe and their heirs. The earl and Walter Walsshe died. Then John Strecche, Thomas Modeslegh and Andrew gave the manor to Alice, who assigned a 3rd part of it to Elizabeth in dower with reversion to herself. The manor is not held of the king.
232
Writ, melius sciri, again asks how Thomas Wykham came to have the reversion of the manors of Burnham and Brean. 3 Nov. 1417.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater 12 Nov
This inquisition repeats the findings in no. 230. above.
233
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 5 Feb 1415
She held in dower £20 rent in Puddletown and a 3rd part of the manor of Swyre with reversion to Thomas now earl of Salisbury. They were part of the premises granted by Edward I to Simon de Monte Acuto [CChR 1257–1300, p.346] and descended as above [no. 219]. They are held of the king in chief, annual value of the 3rd part of Swyre 40s. She held the following knight’s fees belonging to the manor of Canford Magna with reversion to Thomas, as part of the grant of Edward III to William de Monte Acuto, her late husband’s father [CPR 1354–8, p.426]: Hinton Parva and Ashton, 1/2 fee held by Ralph de Hynton. Tarrant Crawford, 1/2 fee held by the abbess of Tarrant. Silton, 1 fee held by William Storton. Pierston, 1 fee held by John Kyngge. Milton on Stour, 1/2 fee held by William Scammel. Child Okeford, 1/2 fee held by Thomas Broke, knight, and 1/2 fee held by Robert Latymer, knight. Chickerell and West Chickerell, 1/4 fee held by Roger le Walssh and John Jewe. Langton Herring and Winterborne Herringstone, 1/4 fee held by John Jewe. Shipton George, 1/2 fee held by Thomas Gorges. Bardolfeston and Puddletown, 1/2 fee held by the prior of Christchurch. Langton Matravers, 1/2 fee held by Roger le Walssh and Agnes Mautravers. Pymore, 1/2 fee held by Ralph Gouys. Puddletown and Bilshay, 1/6 fee held by the prior of Christchurch and the abbot of Cerne. West Knighton, 1 fee held by the prior of Christchurch. Date of death and heirs as above [no. 219].
234
DORSET. Inquisition. Wimborne Minster 22 Feb 1415
She held no more than was returned in the former inquisition [no. 233].
235
ex officio
Walter [Clopton, Richard Horn and Thomas] Strete held the castle, vill and manor of Mold and by charter enfeoffed William, earl of Salisbury and Elizabeth his wife, their heirs male and his right heirs, in them and other holdings by royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.34]. After his death Elizabeth held them, and the reversion in fee simple descended to John de Monte Acuto who forfeited it by rebellion against Henry IV. The reversion after the death of Elizabeth was granted to the duke of Clarence with the reversion of Mold Dale and other estates, and the grant was confirmed by Henry VI [CPR 1408–13, p.407; 1413–16, pp.306–7]. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value … [illegible].
236
Writ 18 Jan. 1415.
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Shifnal 29 April
John de Monte Acuto, earl of Salisbury, held the castle, vill and manor of Mold, formerly of Robert de Monte Alto, steward of Chester, in his demesne as of fee by the grant of Edward III [CChR 1327–41, pp.431–433] with its members, hundreds, wapentakes, commotes, cantreds, hamlets, knight’s fees, advowsons of abbeys, priories, hospitals, vicarages and chapels, also with its fisheries, chases, forests, parks, woods, warrens, fairs, markets, wreck of the sea, watermills, ponds, marshes, wastes, meadow, pasture, lead mines, coal mines, liberties both regal and other, free customs, wards, marriages and reliefs of free tenants and serfs, with reversions of lands and tenements held in dower, for term of years or for life. By his charter dated at Mold on 23 May 1388 he granted them to Master Thomas, dean of Salisbury, Lewis de Clifford, knight, John Venour, esquire, deceased, and Richard Hertcombe, esquire, that they might fulfil his will and regrant them to Thomas his son and Eleanor wife of Thomas and the heirs of their bodies. These feoffees held until Elizabeth, claiming in right of a grant to William and herself and their heirs male, by Walter Clopton, Richard Horn and Thomas Strete, as above [no. 232], entered the premises. She held by intrusion until her death, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value … [illegible]. Heirs as above.
C 138/9, no. 39, /24, no. 55; 29, no. 56
E 149/102, no. 9
E 152/457


WILLIAM LORD ROOS OF HELMSLEY, KNIGHT
237
Writ 14 Sept. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. York 22 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by baron service: Helmsley, the castle and manor extending in Pockley, Carlton, Beadlam and Oswaldkirk, as 1 barony, annual value £45 6s.8d. Harome and Hagg, the manors, annual value £40. Linton upon Ouse, the manor, annual value £31 13s.4d. Howsham, the manor, annual value, £24. Garton on the Wolds, the manor, annual value £40. As farmer of Beatrice lady de Roos and by her grant he held the manor of Thornton in Craven for life of the manor of Spofforth, service unknown, anual value £20; and 4 messuages, 15 cottages, 4 burgages and 12 bovates in Helmsley, formerly of Robert Flaynburgh, of the manor of the castle of Helmsley, service unknown, annual value £4. He died on 1 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 17 years and more.
238
Writ 14 Sept. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Pocklington 10 Jan 1415
Findings as last, omitting the paragragh beginning ‘As farmer of Beatrice …’ except that the annual value of Garton on the Wolds is given as £10.
239
Writ 14 Sept. 1414.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisiton. Newark 29 Oct
He held the manor of Orston with its members of Orston, Scarrington, Screveton, Car Colston and Kneeton for life by the grant of Beatrice lady de Roos by her indenture shown to the jurors, with reversion to her and her heirs, of the king in chief in socage as ancient demesne of the Crown, annual value £32 9s.10d. He held the reversions of the manors and advowsons of Warsop and Eakring, because long before his death he granted them to Richard Schropshire and Thomas Gower, who survive, and Richard de Garton, clerk, and John de Corby, now deceased, for their lives with reversion to himself and his heirs. Warsop is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £14 12s.4d., Eakring of Edward Hastyng of his manor of Wellow, service unknown, annual value £13 3s.8d. He also held a rent of a rose at Midsummer from the manor of Sutton upon Trent with the reversion of the manor after the death of Robert de Thornburgh, esquire, to whom John de Roos, his brother, whose heir he was, granted it for life. It is held of the earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond in socage, annual value £10 13s.6d. He held certain shops in Sutton upon Trent of the manor, service unknown, annual value 5s. Date of death and heir as above.
240
DERBY. Inquisition. Pleasley 2 Nov 1414
He held 2 tofts, 2 bovates and a parcel of wood in Pleasley park in his demesne as of fee of the heirs of John Waltham, late bishop of Salisbury, of his manor of Pleasley, by a rent of 1d. in place of 1 sparrowhawk, payable by the men of the hamlet of Shirebrook in the parish of Pleasley at Martinmas, annual value of the tofts and bovates 5s., but the pasture and herbage in the park nil because common. He also held the reversion of a pasture lying next the above wood. This pasture is called ‘le Storth’ and is in the county of Nottingham in the parish of Warsop of which it is parcel. It should descend to Lord Roos and his heirs after the deaths of Richard Schropshire and Thomas Gower, who hold by the grant as above [no. 239]. Date of death and heir as above.
241
Writ 14 Sept. 1414.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln castle 27 Oct
He held the manor of Wragby in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service as 1 barony, annual value £22 payable by equal parts at Martinmas and Whitsun. He held the manor of Uffington jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives, by the grant to them and the heirs of their bodies by William Rempston, John Quynton, William Furby and William Barford. It is held of the king in chief by knight service of the honor of the castle of Belvoir, annual value £40 6s.8d. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. He held a lordship in Elsham of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 66s.8d. Long before his death, by a fine of 1408–9 [Licence CPR 1408–13, p.25, fine not found] which was shown to the jurors, he granted the castle and manor of Belvoir to Thomas archbishop of Canterbury, William lord Wylughby, Richard Shropshire, esquire, Simon de Leek, William Babyngton, John Corby, clerk, and William Heton to hold for their lives with reversion to himself and his heirs. The manor and castle are one and not divided, held of the king in chief by knight service and a rent of 10 marks payable by equal parts at Michaelmas and Easter, annual value £22 payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. Date of death and heir as above.
242
Writ, for fees. 6 Feb. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Grantham 24 April
He held the following knight’s fees, all parcel of the manor of Wragby: Hatton, Paton and West Barkwith, 1 fee held by John de Tiryngham, extending at 100s.; and 1 fee held by the heirs of William Breton, £10. West Torrington, Hardwick and Burgh on Bain, 1/2 and 1/8 fee, formerly held by Thomas Tertelly and William Hondesacre, and now by Peter de Melburne, £10. Rand, Holton and Beckering, 1/2 fee held by Margaret Conestable and formerly by Nicholas Burdet, 10 marks. Fulnetby, 1/4 fee held by John de Fulnetby, 100s. Helethorp, 1/4 fee held by John de Knaresburgh and formerly by John Burdet, 5 marks. Beckering, Holton and West Torrington, 1/4 fee held by Thomas de Bekeryng, 100s. Kettleby Thorpe, 1/2 fee formerly held by John Nevyle and now by Robert Tirwhyt, 100s. Coleby, 1/2 fee formerly held by John Kent and now by the heir of Robert Waselyn, 100s. Melton Ross, 1/40 fee held by William Heton and John Roos, and formerly by Richard Freman, 6s.8d.; and 1/40 fee held by the same and formerly by Robert Frankys, 2s.6d. Wootton, Thornton Curtis and Burnham, 1/2 fee formerly held by Saer Scabyn and now by the heirs of Stephen Heytefelde, 106s.8d. Messingham, 1/2 fee formerly held by Michael de la Pole and now by the heirs of Gerard Sotehill, 5 marks; 1/16 fee there held by the abbot of Louth Park, nil because held in perpetual alms; and 1/16 fee held by the prior of Thornholme in perpetual alms. Kingthorpe, 1/4 fee formerly held by John Tyndale and now by William lord la Zouch of Harringworth, 40s. Burgh on Bain, 1/60 fee formerly held by Robert Ayre and now by Thomas Hauley, knight, 20d. He also held the advowsons of Holton Beckering, £10, and Ropsley, 10 marks.
243
Writ 14 Sept. 1414.
Jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of William de Rempston and William de Berford to them and the heirs of their bodies, he held of the king in chief of the honor of the castle of Belvoir by knight service, amounts unknown: Bottesford, the manor and advowson with the advowson of the chantry there, annual value £32 4s.6d. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. Normanton, 1 carucate and 100s. rent payable at the same terms, annual value of the carucate 20s. He also held in his demesne as of fee of the same honor by knight service, all as members of the manor of Belvoir castle: Redmile, the site of the manor with 1 carucate there, annual value 33s.4d., and the reversion of 15 messuages, 1 windmill and 25 1/2 bovates which Richard Shropshire holds for life by the grant of John de Roos, brother of William, whose heir he was, made with royal licence [CPR 1385–9, p.434] annual value £10 2s. payable at the 4 terms. Belvoir Park in the parish of Redmile, annual value of the pasture nil beyond the maintenance of the game, the wages of the parker and the costs of enclosure. Blakeburgh, a close of pasture so-called in the parish of Redmile and an enclosed croft called Leycroft in the parish of Bottesford, members of the castle and manor of Belvoir, annual value 42s. By a fine of 1408–9 as above [no. 241] shown to the jurors, the castle and manor of Belvoir was granted to Richard Shropshire, esquire, Simon de Leek, William Babyngton and William Heton, and to Thomas archbishop of Canterbury and others now deceased, for the term of their lives with reversion to William de Roos and his heirs. Date of death and heir as above.
244
Writ, for fees. 6 Feb. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 19 April
He held the following in his demesne as of fee: Oakley, 1 fee held by John de Reynes, knight, annual value £10. Chawston, 1/2 fee held by Roger Hunte, 10 marks; and 2 messuages and 2 virgates there, held by the prior of Bushmead, part of fee unknown, 20s. Colesden, 1/2 fee formerly held by Eleanor Mordaunt and now by William Mordaunt, 100s.
245
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell 20 April 1415
He held the following in his demesne as of fee: Clifton Reynes, 1 fee held by John de Reynes, knight, annual value £10. Stone, 1/2 fee held by John Barton, and formerly by John Bracy, 10 marks. Cheddington, 1 fee held by the warden and masters of Merton College, Oxford, no value apart from their prayers.
246
YORK. Inquisition. York 28 March 1415
Knight’s fees and fractions of fees were held of him in the following places by the persons named, [most of the details are illegible]: Oswaldkirk, William Stopham, Hugh Jarkenvill, John Pykeryng, the heirs of Henry Scrope, William Storton. Ampleforth, John Jarkenvill, John Pikering, Thomas Kiriell, John Bukynvill. Beadlam, John Multon. Nunnington and Riccall, Thomas Grene, knight. Barton le Willows, in Bulmer Wapentake, Joan Brews, William Hill. Helmsley, Ellen Overton, Robert Percy, Beatrice de Roos, William Salton. Youlton, Joan widow of Nicholas Ellerker, R …, Thomas Gower. Ingmanthorpe, Robert Roos. Middleton, John Cave, Marmaduke de More, the heirs of William son of Serlo, Robert Hilton, the heirs of Adam Coppendall … Swanland … Willitoft, the heirs of James Bosevyle. Breighton, the heirs of James Roos. Melbourne, Beatrice lady Roos. Garton on the Wolds, Katharine Bromby, Alice de L … Adam Marschall. Thixendale, Gerard Salvayn. Leppinton, Robert Trussebutte. Acklam, William Levenynge, the heirs of John Croke, Hugh Cornewaylle, the heirs of Hugh Broune, Margaret Outryngton. Rillington, the heirs of Thomas Clerk, John Rayhurst … Tibthorpe … Sledmere, widow of Roger Scrope. Barthorpe, Ralph Bygot. Harswell and Thorpe le Street, Gerard Salvayn. Budwith, the heirs of John de Mels a. East Heslerton and Scagglethorpe, … Driffeld. Towthorp, Ralph Neville, earl of Westmorland. Westow, Thomas Barton, widow of Robert de Buk, Walter Gower, the heirs of John Wodcok, Thomas Joyment, the heirs of Walter Marssh. North Dalton, the heirs of John Bernak, William Gascoyne. Thorpe Bassett … Howsham, Emma Perkin, Adam Lyster, Thomas Barton, William Lelman, John Freman. Stillingfleet … Naburn, manor held by widow of William Palmes. Bentley, the heirs of Thomas Bentley. Seaton, Beatrice de Roos. Millhouse Dale … Bracken, the widow of Roger Scrope. Warter, the heirs of John Freman, John Warrome, the heirs of Adam Freman and of William Dagon. Kipling Cotes and Etton, the heirs of Adam Everyngham. He also held the following advowsons: Kirkham, Rievaulx and Warter priories, values nil beyond their prayers. Kirby Misperton, chapel £30. Linton, Pockley and Howsham, chapels, each 5 marks.
C 138/9, no. 40; 17, no. 73
E 149/102. no. 4


MARGARET WIDOW OF WILLIAM ROOS OF HELMSLEY, KNIGHT
247
Writ to assign dower in the presence of Thomas Beaufort, earl of Dorset. 6 Feb.[1415].
no place or date
Assigned: the manor of [Howsham] with park and mill, the manor of Garton on the Wolds with all profits and appurtenances and the vill of Carlton by Helmsley, with free ingress and egress throughout the lordship of Helmsley to the meadow called Harome, as the tenants have had from time immemorial; also the moor of Helmsley and Pockley with the cowhouse and all the profits of the 3rd part of the underwood of Helmsley, and of all the close and profits of the moor, with agistment, except for the common pasture, which the tenants have had from him immemorial. Both the dower part and the other 2 parts may be cut down and harvested, and Margaret should have her part in dower according to the law and customs of England.
C 138/10, no. 60


ROBERT, ABBOT OF SHERBORNE
248
Writ 26 Feb. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 12 March
He held the manors of Beer, annual value £4, Littleham £10, Seaton with the advowson 20s. and Abbotskerswell with the advowson, 40s in this demesne as of fee to himself and his successors, abbots of Sherborne, in right of his abbey of St. Mary, Sherborne, in pure alms by the gift of the king’s predecessors to his predecessors time out of mind. He died on the night of 12 Feb. last.
249
Writ 26 Feb. 1415.
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 1 March
He held the following on the same terms as in the above: Stalbridge, the manor and advowson, annual value £32 including £20 in rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. Bradford Abbas, the manor and advowson, annual value £8 8s.10d. including £6 in rents payable as above. Thornford, the manor and advowson, annual value 104s. including £4 in rents payable as above. Nether Compton, the manor and advowson, annual value £4. Corscombe, the manor and advowson, annual value £10 13s.4d., including 100s. in rents payable as above. Halstock, the manor and advowson, annual value £4 12s.1 1/2d. Oborne, the manor, annual value 20s. Stoke Abbott, the manor and advowson, annual value £4. Lyme Regis, the manor, annual value 28s. Over Compton, a 3rd part of the manor and the advowson at the 3rd vacancy, annual value 13s.8d. Sherborne, the advowson of St. Thomas’s chapel. Bourton and Holnest, the vicarages. Wyke Regis, the manor, annual value £6 3s.4d. Gomershay, 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 4 a. meadow, annual value £4. ‘Coryngdon’, 1 messuage, 1 curtilage, 5 a. meadow and 70 a. pasture, annual value 40s. Chart Knolle in Stoke Abbott, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, annual value 44s. … [2 lines illegible] £20. Sherborne, site of the abbey, annual value nil. Date of death as above.
C 138/10, no. 41


ROBERT CRESSENDER
250
Writ, melius sciri, his estate in the premises in Bures St. Mary not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XIX, no. 841]. 11 June 1414.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Colchester 23 June
He held in his demesne as of fee the site of the manor called Ferriers in Bures St. Mary, lying partly in that place and partly in Lamarsh.
C 138/10, no. 42


THOMAS BOTILLER OF SUDELEY
251
Writ, melius sciri, refers to former inquisiton [CIPM XIX, no. 846] and fine of 1394 [CP 25/1/248/66, no. 12] and asks whether Thomas Botiller is still living. 1 July 1414.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Stratford on Avon 6 July
Thomas Boteler of Sudeley died on 20 Sept. 1397.
C 138/10, no. 43


ROBERT LANGEDON
252
This inquisition is now missing from the file but is probably to be identified with CIPM XIX, no. 986. It is summarised in CFR 1413–22, pp.114–5.
C 138/10, no. 44


JOHN CORNEWAILL OF KINLET, KNIGHT
253
Writ 10 July 1414.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Much Wenlock 23 Sept
He held 1 a. in Great Meaton in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by a rent of 4d. It is worth nothing beyond the rent. He died on 3 July last. Elizabeth wife of William Lychefeld is his daughter and heir, and was aged 24 years and more on that day.
C 138/10, no. 45


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF THOMAS GORGES
254
Writ 18 Nov. 1414.
DORSET. Inquisition. Shaftesbury 17 Jan 1415
Owing to the death of Thomas Gorges and the minority of John his son the following came into the hands of Henry IV and remain in the present king’s hands: Sturminster Marshall, a 4th part of the manor with the advowson of the vicarage, and the hundred of Coombs Ditch. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks. Bridport, 1 burgage with the advowson, held of the king in free burgage by a rent of 1d., annual value 2s. John died on 11 Oct. last without heirs of his body. Theobald Gorges, son of Thomas and brother of John, is next heir, aged 10 years and more.
255
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Crewkerne 31 Jan 1415
No lands or tenements came into the king’s hands owing to the death of Thomas Gorges and the minority of John his son. Date of death and heir as above.
256
Writ 16 Feb. 1419.
DORSET. Inquisition. Blandford Forum 22 June
He held a 4th part of the manor of Sturminster Marshall in fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks. Florence his widow has held a 3rd part of this, and John Bathe and Richard Saundre the other 2 parts since his death and taken the profits. He died on 28 Oct. 1414 [sic]. His brother and heir is aged 13 years and more.
257
Writ 23 Nov. 1414.
He held the manor of Knighton in the Isle of Wight of the castle of Carisbrooke in this demesne as of fee of Edward duke of York, to whom the Island was granted by Henry IV by letters patent [CPR 1408–13, p.152], annual value £20. He died on 18 Oct. last [sic]. Theobald is his brother and heir, aged 10 1/2 years and more.
258
Commission to William Cheyne reciting the inquisition of 1404 [CIPM XVIII, no. 894], asking what was his estate in Sturminster Marshall and Bridport [CPR 1422–9, pp.123–4], 10 July 1423.
DORSET. Inquisition before William Cheyne. Dorchester 2 Aug 1423
He held the premises in Sturminster Marshall in his demesne in fee tail to himself and the heirs male of his body by the grant of Walter Waleys. He held the messuage in Bridport called ‘le Glebe’ with the advowson, of Henry IV in free socage by fealty and a rent of 1d. at Michaelmas.


THEOBALD GORGES
259
Commission to William Carant, escheator in Dorset, and William Payn to inquire into the age of Theobald heir of John son of Thomas Gorges. 20 Feb. 1423. [CPR 1422–9, pp.66, 89]. Order of Carant and Payn to the sheriff of Dorset to have 24 men at Dorchester to inquire on 8 March. 27 Feb. Panel of jurors, 24 names with 12 marked jur.
DORSET. Proof of age. Dorchester 8 March 1423
The 12 jurors say that Theobald was aged 21 years on 29 Nov. last.
C 138/10, no. 46


PETER PURLEY
260
Writ 28 Sept. 1414.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Atherstone 15 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee a 3rd part of the manor of Mancetter of Reynold lord Grey of Ruthin by knight service, annual value 5 marks; and a 3rd part of the manor of Dosthill of Richard Hastynges, knight, service unknown, annual value 40s. He died on 2 June last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 20 years.
261
Writ 28 Sept. 1414.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Thrapston 6 Nov
He held the manor of Little Oakley in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
262
Writ 14 Dec. 1415.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Medbourne 16 Jan 1416
He held 8s. quitrent from various lands and tenements 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. Date of death as above, Thomas his son and heir is aged 21 years and more. Thomas Chaworth, knight, has held the rent since his death by the king’s grant [Cf. CFR 1405–13, p.32].
C 138/10, no. 47 and /11 no. 12
E 149/102, no. 15, and 105, no. 22


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF ROGER MORTEMERE
263
Writ for proof of age. John ap Harry, in whose ward he is by the grant of Henry IV [CFR 1405–13, pp.29, 66], should be warned. 15 Nov. 1413.
WORCESTER. Proof of age. Worcester 10 Nov 1414
The jurors say that he is aged 21 years and more, having been born at Edvin Loach on 13 Dec. 1392, and they know for the following reasons: Roger More, Thomas Rumpney, William Abyndon and Richard Ketilby, all aged 50 years and more, each held a torch in the church and saw John Herle, knight, and John Boveler, clerk, prebendary of Bromyard, the godfathers, raise him from the font. Thomas Hullampton, John Frere, John Norneford and John Rumpney, all aged 54 years and more, were present at the baptism and drank wine, which was brought to the church, and such was the effect that they could hardly walk out of the church. John Baret, John Wastell, William Broune and Robert Ingram, all aged 60 years and more, were all in the church, saw the baptism and settled various disputes between John Williamson and Thomas Apperll. John ap Harry was warned but did not come or send anyone to speak for him.
C 138/10, no. 48


WILLIAM SON AND HEIR OF ROBERT CRESSENER
264
Writ for proof of age. He is in the ward of Richard Waldegrave, knight, who should be warned. 24 June 1414.
SUFFOLK. Proof of age. Sudbury 5 July
William Hore, John atte Hoo, Robert Alwarton and Thomas Clerk, all aged 40 years and more, say that William is aged 21 years and more, and was 21 on 25 Nov. 1413, because he was born at Hawkedon and baptised in St. Mary’s church there on 25 Nov. They were in the church to hear mass and saw him raised from the font. Richard Lynne, Thomas Adam, John Hore and Peter Adam, all aged 45 and more, say the same because Christina, daughter of Thomas Ewfowle was married that day in the church to Robert Oketon, and they were present at both the wedding and the baptism. Thomas Sampson, John Smyth, William Skayll and Thoaams Merlyng, all aged 48 and more, were riding on the highway between the vill and the church of Hawkedon and met various men and women taking him to the church for the baptism.
C 138/10, no. 49


THOMAS DE STONORE, BROTHER AND HEIR OF GILBERT, SON AND HEIR OF RALPH DE STONORE
265
Writ for proof of age. He is in the ward of Edmund Hampden, by the grant of Thomas Chaucer, to whom Henry IV granted the wardship by letters patent [CPR 1401–5, p.335]. Hampden should be warned. 14 May [1415].
[Endorsed] He was warned to be present.
OXFORD. Proof of age. Watlington 21 May 1415
The jurors say that Thomas was aged 22 on 25 April last. He was born at Stonor in Oxfordshire on 26 April 1393 and baptised there. William Motherby, aged 50, and John Sadeler, 54 were present in the church to hear mass when he was baptised by William Penyton, then rector, Thomas Sakevyll, knight, and Thomas Barentyne, esquire, being godfathers. William Bodyngdon, 58, was that day seised of a messuage in Pyrton by a charter, written at Stonor by the rector. William Tylere, of Brightwell, 60, was retained that day by Thomas Sakevyll, knight, for life to serve him in war and peace by a fee of 10 marks. He knows the date by that of the indenture. John Stokevylle, 60, that day took to farm the manor of Stonor during the minority of Thomas de Stonore, taking 2d. daily for keeping the park. John Bartelot, John Kene, 55, and John Dawe, 52, were present in the church to treat with Thomas Sakevylle, knight, the godfather, concerning various trespasses in his park, by the mediation of several persons. They had a general acquittance. John Lymbury, 50, was sent on that day to Stonor by Gilbert Wace, knight, and broke his arm in a fall on the journey. William Pankbourn, John Kent and John Haley, all 50, were at Stonor and bought a wood for £300 from William Beek, steward of Ralph Stonore, the father, paying 40 marks yearly.
C 138/10, no. 50


JOHN DE DODYNGSELLES, KNIGHT
266
Writ 4 Feb. 1414.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Mears Ashby 16 June
He held in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV 1 knight’s fee in Collyweston, parcel of the manor, which John de Dodyngselles of Long Itchington … Edward Botiller and Anne his wife held in right of Anne; annual value of the manor … [3 lines illegible].
C 138/1, no. 6


EDWARD SON AND HEIR OF JOHN DE DODYNGSELLES, KNIGHT
267
Writ for proof of age. John Cokayn who has the wardship by the grant of Henry IV [CPR 1401–5, pp.355, 374] should be warned. 10 July 1414.
[Endorsed] He was warned by Richard Lyversegge and John Dalton.
WARWICK. Proof of age. Southam 6 Aug
The jurors say that he was born at Wappenbury and baptised there on 3 March 1392 and is therefore aged 22 years and more. This they know for the following reasons.: Edward Metteley of Hunningham, aged 45, was present in the church at the baptism and was a godfather. Thomas Hore, 48, was at Wappenbury at that time and bought a black horse there from Philip Smyth for 20s. and it died on the same day. John Broun of Napton on the Hill, 50, was the other godfather and was present when John Hopewas the rector baptised Edward. Richard Quariour of Wolstan, 60, was in the church at the baptism and saw Clemency wife of George Borneby acting as godmother. Richard Draper of Ladbroke, 44, was in Wappenbury and bought 6 oxen from William Aleyn for 6 marks and 1 died in the afternoon. William Galewey of Kenilworth, 45, bought 100 sheep from Robert Stafford at Wappenbury on that day for 10 marks, and 2 died there. John Swynton of Bubenhall, 48, was in the town and sold 12 cows to Robert Glover for 100s. One proved worthless. Thomas Hopkyns of Bishop’s Itchington, 60, and Geoffrey Ayleward of the same place, 54, met Edward being taken from the church after the baptism. William Budde of Napton, 63, bought 12 pigs there that day from Richard Greyny for 33s. and 2 died immediately. Richard Steert of Ladbroke, 43, and John Dunston, 61, sold a gold cup to Edward’s father for 100s. on that day.
C 138/10, no. 51


ELIZABETH DARELL
268
Writ for proof of age of Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Calston and Joan his wife, daughter of Thomas Chelrey, wife of William Darell. Robert Andrew and Walter Burton who have the wardship should be informed. 10 Dec. 1414.
BERKSHIRE. Proof of age. Hungerford 28 Jan 1415
Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Calston and Joan his wife, and granddaughter and heir of Thomas Chelrey and Elizabeth his wife was aged 14 years and more on 8 Dec. last. The jurors say that she was born at Childrey and baptised in the church there on 6 Dec. 1400. This they know for the following reasons: William Conventre, aged 50, and Thomas Burwell, 54, were present in the church to hear mass when John Preston, the rector, baptised her. Thomas Frankelayn, 44, came to the church that day with Richard Hanyngton, formerly vicar of Highworth, who was a godfather. Richard Shayll, 45, was present in the church and wrote the date in a missal. John Baylly, 45, and William Walrond, 43, were present and held torches by the font at the baptism. William Ferrour, 52, had a daughter born and baptised there that day. John Dyghton, 48, had a son married to Joan Jesors on that day. John Redehevede, 50, John Sedeley, 44, William Webbe, 43, and Roger Boucher, 53 were present and made a contract with a carpenter called John Gylmyn for repairing a chantry in the church called ‘Chelrey chantry’ and they saw the baptism. Robert Andrewe and Walter Burton were warned by Thomas Fraunkepe and Richard Mayll at Childrey. They did not come.
C 138/10, no. 52


JOHN KENDALE
269
Writ for proof of age. He is in the ward of John Wynford and William Scardeburgh, who should be warned. 17 Feb. 1415.
[Endorsed] They were warned by Richard Trap and John Godot but did not come.
SOMERSET. Proof of age. Crewkerne 26 Feb
The jurors say that John son and heir of John Kendale and Isabel his wife was born at Ninehead on 11 June 1392 and baptised there and is now aged 21 years and more, and this they know for the following reasons: Hugh Tort, aged 52 years and more, was present in the church with John’s father, who asked him to be godfather, but he excused himself for a secret reason which he told him. John Santcler, 61 and more, was in the church and before the baptism asked the father to fix a day for him to treat with the bishop of Bath and Wells in a plea of debt. Robert Croukern, 58 and more, was in the church when a woman announced the birth. Before that he received a sum of money from John the father for his labour … John Croukern, 42 and more, was with Robert his father in the church and saw the baptism … John atte Wode, 53 and more, … Walter Sencler, 48 and more, … John Smale, 45 and more, was present, a servant of the father … a woman called Wyburga … John Braseyeter, 49 and more, was in the church, and after the baptism, the father asked the parson to write the date in a great missal. Robert Hopere, 43 and more, on that day the banns for his marriage to Clarice his wife were published. Roger Fysshere, 44 more, saw the baptism, and then leased 2 a. meadow in the same place for 16 years, and knows by the date of the indenture. Richard Benet, 46 and more, met the father, waited in the church until after the baptism and bought 5 oxen of which 3 died. Thomas Axe, 47 and more, was in the church to receive 20 marks from parishioners in payment for building a new roof for the church and also received 13s.4d. for himself.
C 138/10, no. 53


JOHN ROUS
270
WARWICK. Proof of age. Coventry 5 Nov 1430
The jurors say that John, brother and heir of William Rous and son of Robert son of Christina Rous, was born at Ragley and baptised in St. Mary’s church at Arrow on 1 June 1409 and is now aged 22, and this they know for the following reasons: William Wilmecote of [Shel]field, aged 60 years and more, says that Isabel Harper was midwife and John Ward and John Beauchamp of Alcester and Theobalda were godparents. …afton, 59 and more … broke his shin … William Grafton of Temple Grafton, 64 and more: his father was buried in the churchyard on that day. John Swift of Grafton, 56 and more,… John Ippewell of Exhall, 52 and more: Robert his son celebrated his first mass on the day. John Bell of Exhall, 57, was parish clerk at that time, and held a torch at the baptism. Geoffrey Parkyns of Haslor, 56: his wife Joan had a son Gilbert born on that day. Thomas Yardley of Studley, 58: married his wife Joan, now deceased, on that day. William Tykhull of Alcester, 59 and more: gave the godparents water to wash after the baptism. John Knell of Alcester, 59 and more: was sent by Agnes Jolyest to John … William Hankok of Little Alne, 60 and more: brought 2 silver cups of wine to the church to drink with the godparents and other bystanders immediately after the baptism. John Haselore of Kinwarton, 53 and more: saw both godparents give John 6s.8d. immediately after the baptism. [Torn, partly illegible].
C 138/10, no. 54


GERARD BRAYBROK
271
The jurors say that Gerard Braybrok, son of Eleanor, daughter of Eleanor de Sancto Amando was aged 22 on 29 Aug. 1414, having been born and baptised at Odell. The jurors were: William …, aged 43 years and more, Thomas Blundell, 40 and more, John …, Richard Millward, William White, 47 and more, William Milward, 60 and more, William …, Philip Masters, William Milleward junior, Hugh Smyth, John Smyth and Roger Toprest, 48 and more. [Torn, the surviving text almost completely illegible].
C 138/10, no. 55


NICHOLAS ATTE HULL
272
SOMERSET. Proof of age. Wellington 17 May 1415
Nicholas Churchehull, aged 80 years and more, says that Nicholas was born at Ashbrittle and baptised there on 4 May 1368, and has been aged 21 and more long since. Sybil, Churchehull’s mother, died that day and the parson was doing the funeral rites when a man came to where the body lay and called the parson in a loud voice to baptise the son of Christina and John Hulle. He hurried to the church with the parson and the boy was given his name of Nicholas. The other jurors confirm the date for the following reasons: John Skynner, 87 and more, was at the exequies of Sybil that day and saw Nicholas Churchehull and the parson hastening to the church for the baptism. Thomas Wyphull, 63 and more, had the duty of filling the font with water and lighting a fire under it. Hearing the church bells he asked his servant what they were for. Told that it was for Sybil’s funeral he went to her home where Geoffrey Blast, John Hulle’s servant, told him of the birth and he went to the church with the parson and Nicholas Churchehull. John Goldryng, 60, was a parishioner of Ashbrittle and being near the church and heard several men talking there. He went in to find the parson, Nicholas Churchehull and others. Observing that the holy water clerk was absent … to Oakford in Devon to visit his sick mother. He performed all the necessary duties of the holy water clerk and saw the baptism. John Pope, 60 and more, was walking with John atte Hull, the father, in a field called ‘Weryscroft’ to look at some oxen which he was buying when a man came to announce the birth. He went to the church and saw the baptism. Thomas Clere, 59 and more, rode from his home at Withiel Florey to Ashbrittle that day to pay the parson 5 marks 6s.4d. for tithe lambs of the previous year bought from him. Nicholas Walrond, 81 and more, had a dispute with Thomas Fodryngham and both released all actions against the other on that day. John Hull the father gave him 20d. John Chuket, 69 and more, was a parishioner at Ashbrittle, and his daughter Clarice was baptised that day. Walter atte Coine, 80 and more, was at the house where Sybil, Nicholas Churchehull’s mother, died and also at the church for the baptism, and the father asked the parson to write in a missal in English ‘And … Nycol the sone of John atte Hull and Crystyne his wife was y bore’. John Hurne, 61 and more, Adam Langeford, 62 and more, and John Churchay, 73 and more, heard that day that Nicholas Churchehull of Ashbrittle, their kinsman, who was captured by the French when in the company of Henry duke of Lancaster, had returned home and that Sybil his mother was ill. They came to Ashbrittle to confirm the news, found Nicholas and the parson praying for Sybil, Nicholas’s mother, who was dead. They went to the church for the baptism, saying they hoped that Nicholas would prove as good a fighting man as his godfather.
C 138/10, no. 56


MARGARET DAUGHTER OF PHILIP POPHAM
273
Writ for proof of age on petition of John Coudray, Margaret’s husband. She is in the ward of William Loveney who should be warned, 14 Dec. 1414.
HAMPSHIRE. Proof of age. Southampton 9 Jan 1415
Margaret daughter and heir of Philip Popham and Elizabeth his late wife, and sister and heir of Philip son of Philip, is aged 14 1/2 years and 10 weeks, having been born at Dummer near Basingstoke on 1 May 1400 and baptised in St. Mary’s church there. This the jurors know for the following reasons: John Burdell, aged 60, came to the church that day to pay the rector, John Renaway, 10s. which he owed him, and found him baptising Margaret. John Bernard, 44, was in the church and held a lighted candle called ‘vaut taper’ at the baptism. John Fairlond, 43, John atted More, 50, John Chalk, 54, and John Edward, 48, heard mass that day, and met Alice at Hethe, the midwife, carrying Margaret to the church. John Stoke, 43, had a son called Peter by Edith his wife baptised there on that day. Thomas atte Lee, 54, and Edward atte Lee, 52 came to the church that day to make an offering before the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary and saw William Farle, parish clerk, filling the font with water. Thomas Longe, 55, William Hougheles, 46, and William Austyn, 59, were talking about the birth and met Margaret wife of Henry Popham, esquire, riding with her attendants to Dummer to be godmother.
C 138/10, no. 59


JOHN GERMAN OF COSSINGTON
274
ex officio
He held the following premises and rents in Cossington of the king in chief of the honor of Huntingdon in his demesne as of fee by knight service: 6 messuages, 2 cottages and 7 1/2 virgates, annual value 62s., rents of 2s.4 1/2d. and 1/2 lb. pepper from lands and tenements held by William Somervyle; rent of 6d. from 1 messuage, and 1 virgate of the abbot of Owston; rents of 4 1/2d. and 1/2 lb. pepper from lands and tenements of Robert Lewyn; rents of 10s., 1 lb. pepper and 1 lb. cumin from 2 messuages and 3 virgates of John Stoke; and 2s. service rent from lands and tenements of William Bateman. He died on 2 June last. John his son and heir was aged 18 on 3 May last.
C 138/10, no. 61


THOMAS ATTE WODE AND JOHN DRYVER
275
ESSEX. Inquisition. Maldon 28 July 1414
Thomas atte Wode of Mundon, an idiot from birth, held various lands and tenements in Mundon called ‘Clerkysland’, annual value 13s.4d. The abbot of St. John’s, Colchester, has taken the issues since 25 July 1412 and is answerable to the king for them. John Dryvere, felon, about 6 Jan. 1413 took from John Badewe at Little Baddow 5 sheets, 1 coverlet, 1 fur-lined gown, 5 pairs of shoes. 1 bag and 1 pair of stockings, value 13s.4d. John Bocher of Heybridge took them from him at Langford, and still holds them, refusing to surrender them to the escheator.
E 149/102, no. 7


THOMAS ARUNDEL, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
276
ex officio
He held the castle, manor and lordship of Leeds for life with reversion to the king, annual value £24. He died on 9 Feb. last. Various furnishings and utensils remaining in the castle belong to the king: in the great chamber below the ‘gloriette’, 3 long tables with 3 pairs of trestles, 1 cupboard, 3 benches, 1 pair of andirons: in the 2nd chamber, 2 cupboards, 1 screen, 2 benches; in the 3rd chamber, 1 table, 1 bench, 2 screens, 2 andirons; in the 4th chamber, 1 cupboard, 1 bench, 3 stools; in the study, 6 benches, 3 stools; in the cloister, 3 benches; in the kitchen,, 2 dressers, 1 pair of trestles; in the prince’s chamber, 1 cupboard, 1 bench; in the other chamber there, 3 benches, 2 pairs of trestles; in the garret, 1 cupboard, 2 benches, 2 stools, 1 counting board; in the hall 4 fixed tables, 4 benches, 1 table called ‘ussherburde’, 1 cupboard, 1 screen; in the chamber attached to the hall, 2 benches, 1 stool; in the other chamber there, 2 benches, 1 stool; in the new tower, 1 bench, 2 stools; in the ewery, 1 table, 1 bench, 2 stools, 1 pair of trestles; in the other chamber below the garden, 1 counting board, 2 benches; in the chamber called west tower, 1 table, 1 pair of trestles; in the 3rd chamber there, 1 cupboard, 1 bench; in the 4th chamber there, 1 cupboard, 1 bench; in the 5th chamber, 1 cupboard, 1 writing stool, 1 other stool; in the steward’s chamber, 1 cupboard, 2 stools; in the kitchen, 1 dresser, 1 ‘plumb’, 1 oven, 1 stone mortar, 1 wooden pestle, 2 benches, 2 lead pipes; in the larder house, 2 dressing boards, 4 trestles, 2 tub vats; in the 2nd larder house, 2 tables; in the bakehouse, 1 moulding board, 1 kneading trough, 1 wooden cover, 1 tun, 1 pipe, 1 tun vat; in the wardrobe 6 dozen pewter dishes, 4 dozen pewter saucers, 2 ‘scottysexis’ for the constable of the castle, 1 iron coal shovel, 1 new ‘gable’ for wine, with 1 ‘pulleye’, 37 habergeons with 17 aventails for bacinets, 1 worn habergeon, 4 pieces of mail, 1 chest bound with iron, 1 iron-bound barell for habergeons, 44 bacinets with paletots, with 20 ‘vindres’, 42 doublets for habergeons, 48 ‘jakkes’. All of these came into the hands of Joan countess of Hereford.
277
ex officio
Thomas the archbishop died on 9 Feb. last.
E 149/102, no. 14


THOMAS LORD LE DESPENSER
278
Writ, on petition of Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife, sister and heir of Richard son of Thomas lord le Despenser. 12 June 1414.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford 31 Oct
Thomas died on 5 Jan. 1400 holding in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service as parcels of the earldom of Gloucester: the vill of Burford with the view of Lower Heyford, annual value £20; the manors of Burford, annual value £26 19s.3 1/2d., Shipton under Wychwood, £44 8s.4d., and Caversham, £60; 11s.2d. rent in Great Tew; and 10s rent in Nether Worton; and the advowson of the chapel on the bridge of Caversham extending at 6s.8d., in virtue of letters patent of Edward I dated 26 May 1289 [CPR 1281–91, pp.359–60] granting them to Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hereford, Joan his wife, the king’s daughter, and the heirs of their bodies. Isabel wife of Richard Beauchamp is their lineal heir. Owing to the death of Thomas and the minority of Richard, his son and heir, these holdings were taken into the king’s hands. Richard died aged 16 and Isabel is his sister and heir, aged 14 on 27 July last. Elizabeth, widow of Edward and mother of Thomas, held the hundred of Chadlington with the view, also parcel of the earldom of Gloucester, in dower of his inheritance, of no annual value beyond a fee farm to the king of 110s. She died on 26 July 1411.
279
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Grandpont 31 Oct 1414
Thomas held nothing in fee tail when he died on 5 Jan. 1400, but Elizabeth his mother, widow of Edward le Despenser, held the manor and advowson of Stanford in the Vale in dower of his inheritance. They were parcel of the premises granted to Gilbert de Clare by Edward I, as above [no. 278], and held of the king in chief by knight service. Owing to the death of Elizabeth on 26 July 1411 and the minority of Richard son of Thomas they were taken into the hands of Henry IV. Richard died on 11 Oct. 1413, aged 16. Isabel is his sister and heir, aged 14 years on 27 July 1414. [Heavily corrected copy or draft?; holdings in Oxfordshire, as above, included but deleted].
E 149/102, no. 20
E 152/454


ALICE WIDOW OF JOHN DYMMOK
280
Writ 12 Oct. 1415.
She held the manor of Greenacres in Clapham in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford by the service of half a knight’s fee, annual value £20. She died on 17 [sic] Oct. last. Thomas Greneacre, clerk, is son and heir of Richard Greneacre [her former husband], aged 28 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 2


JOHN FRENSSLY
281
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Chichester 24 Oct 1415
He held nothing in Sussex. The date of his death and the name and age of his heir are unknown.
C 138/11, no. 3


RICHARD ROYHALE
282
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Gloucester 30 Oct
He held 4 parts of the manor of Dymock in his demesne as of fee. The whole manor is held of the king in chief by rent of 1d. payable at Christmas, annual value 20 marks. He died on 25 July last. Edmund Royhale, brother of Richard his father, is his next heir, aged 40 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 4


ROSE WIDOW OF ROBERT ROBELL
283
Writ 12 Sept. 1415.
She held a 3rd part of a quarter of the manor of Hempstead in dower of the inheritance of Robert, of the king in chief, annual value 5s.4d. She died on 20 April last. John Crote son of Isabel Robell, sister of Robert is next heir, aged 56 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 5


NICHOLAS BRADESHAGH
284
Writ 28 Oct. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 9 Nov
He held the manor of Whiston for life by the grant of Hugh earl of Stafford with reversion to Humphrey earl of Stafford and his heirs. Of whom and by what service is unknown, annual value £12. He died on 8 Sept. last. Roger Bradeshagh is his heir, aged 50 years and more.
285
ex officio
He held for life of the king and others, by the grant of Edmund earl of Stafford, with reversion to Edmund and his heirs: 20 a. in Turvey in the park of Newton Blossomville; 5 a. in the same park; and 50 a. in Turvey, parcels of the manor of Newton Blossomville. He died on 7 Sept. last.
286
ex officio
He held for life of the king and others, by the grant of Elizabeth Beauchamp, and Edmund late earl of Stafford, with reversion to Edmund and his heirs, the manor of Newton Blossomville with certain lands in Clifton Reynes called ‘Botelers’ and ‘Wakes’. Date of death as above.
287
ex officio
He held for life by the grant of Edmund late earl of Stafford: 1 messuage in Stafford, annual value 4s.4d; 1 messuage in Barton, annual value 10s.; 1 messuage in Shredicote, annual value 10s. and a parcel of land near Stafford called ‘le Halgh’, annual value 3 marks. All should descend to Humphrey son of the earl of Stafford, a minor in the king’s ward. He died on 14 Aug. last.
C 138/11, no. 6
E 149/103, no. 4


RICHARD TYNDALE
288
Writ 16 Oct. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee certain lands and tenements in Yarwell with bailiwick of Sulehay and ‘Fermes’ in Shortwood of the king in chief, services unknown, annual value 40s. He also held in his demesne as of fee the manors of Deene, Deenthorpe and Kirby of the abbot of Westminster by a rent of £18, annual value beyond that 40s.; and the manor of Helpstone of the abbot of Peterborough by knight service, annual value 10 marks. He died on 18 Sept. last. William his brother and next heir is aged 18 years and more.
289
Writ 1 Feb. 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Litcham 9 April
He held the manor of Redenhall in Harleston in his demesne as of fee of the earldom of Richmond, service unknown, annual value 40 marks. He died on 21 Sept. last. William his brother and heir is aged 17 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 7


JOHN BROWNENYNG
290
Writ 6 Feb. 1416.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Gloucester 29 Feb
In right of Agnes his late wife he held by the courtesy of England of Hugh prior of Deerhurst by knight service: Leigh, half the manor, annual value 100s. Staverton, a 4th part of a messuage and of 2 carucates, annual value 12s.6d. Evington, half a messuage, annual value 8d. Little Haydon, half of 2 messuages, annual value 20d. He died on 6 Feb. last. Cecily daughter of Agnes and himself and wife of Guy Whityngton is heir of Agnes and aged 24 years and more.
291
Writ 6 Feb. 1415.
DORSET. Inquisition. Dorchester 6 April
He held nothing in Dorset. He died on 6 Feb. last. John his son and heir is aged 17 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 8
E 149/104, no. 9


ROBERT AUBREY
292
Writ 1 Dec. 1415.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Weobley 5 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee: Tarrington, 1 messuage, 2 carucates, 20 a. meadow, 12 a. wood and 40s. rent payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, of the king in chief as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, annual value beyond the rent 40s. Cowarne, the manor, of the king in chief of the lordship of Brecknock as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value £6. Hereford, 3 a. meadow in the suburbs, of the bishop of Hereford, service unknown, annual value 16d. He died on 1 Nov. last. William his son and heir was aged 23 years on 1 Jan. last.
C 138/11, no. 9


GRIFFIN WAREYN
293
Writ 18 Oct. 1415.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Whitchurch 17 Dec
He held the manor of Ightfield as above [no. 16]. He died on 5 Oct. last. Margaret daughter of John Wareyn is his sister and heir aged 13 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 10


WALTER STOGHTON
294
Writ 23 Nov. 1415.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford 15 Feb 1416
He held the manor of Stoughton in his demesne as of fee of the bishop of London in socage by a rent of 1 clove of gillyflower at Christmas; and a parcel of land in Stoke next Guildford called ‘Chaumberlaynesland’ in socage by a rent of 13s.8d. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas and suit of court at the manor of Stoke every 3 weeks, annual value together £10. He died on 13 July last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 20 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 11
E 149/459, no. 2


JOHN INGE
295
Writ 18 March 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bruton 4 April
He held the manor of Corston in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. He died on 7 March last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 28 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 13


THOMAS LUCY, KNIGHT
296
Writ 5 July 1415.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Cirencester 28 Oct
He held the manor of Wick Rissington jointly with Alice his wife, who survives him, now married to Richard Archer, esquire, by the grant to them and the heirs of their bodies by William Rykthorn and John atte Wode, chaplains, by charter dated 28 Feb. 1403 and shown to the jurors. The manor is held of Edmund earl of March, service unknown, annual value £6. He died on 28 June last. William his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
297
Writ 5 July 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Stratford upon Avon 24 Sept
He held the manor of Shrewley in his demesne as of fee of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £4. Jointly with Alice his wife, now wife of Richard Archer, esquire, he held the manor of Charlecote of William Boteler, of Sudeley manor, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d., and the manor of Cherrington of Richard earl of Warwick, service unknown, annual value £10, by the charter as above, dated at Charlecote on 28 Feb. 1403. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 14
E 149/105, no. 19


WALTER FAUCOMBERGE, KNIGHT
298
Writ 10 Sept. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 18 Nov
Joan widow of John Faucomberge, knight, and wife of Thomas Brounflet, junior, who is still living, granted to Walter Faucomberge all her estate in an annuity of 59s. owed by Maud widow of Thomas Wake, knight, for all her holdings in Cardington, to hold for the term of his life. He died on 1 Sept. last, heir unknown.
299
Writ 10 Sept. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 30 Nov
He held the manors of Rothersthorpe and Pattishall by the grant of Joan, widow of John Fauconberge, knight, for a yearly rent. Joan who is still living was jointly enfeoffed with John her late husband to them and his heirs. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 15


THOMAS ROBELL
300
Writ 8 Sept. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Holt 3 Dec
He held a 4th part of the manor of Hempstead in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 16s. Because he had no heir of his body and his heir is unknown the king has taken the issues since his death, and it remains in the king’s hands.
301
Writ 8 Sept. 1414.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Holt, with the same jurors 3 Dec
He held a 4th part of the manor of Hempstead in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 16s. The king has taken the issues since his death, and it remains in the king’s hands. He died on 17 March 1408. John Crote, living in King’s Lynn, the son of Isabel Crote, his sister, is his kinsman and heir, aged 55 years and more.
C 138/11, no. 16


ROGER TRUMPYNGTON, KNIGHT
302
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Blunham 31 March 1416
Jointly with Margaret his wife, who survives him, he held the manors of Moggerhanger and ‘Perotes’ in Beeston, described as a rent of 113s.4d. in Caldecote and Beeston, to them and his heirs by the grant of John Ludwyk of Hertfordshire and William Wenlok of Luton in Bedfordshire, esquires, John Blounham, vicar of Luton, and John Chance of Barking, by a charter dated at Moggerhanger on 25 July 1407 and now shown to the jurors. They are held of William lord Ferrers of Groby as a 4th part of a knight’s fee; annual values, Moggerhanger £8 6s.8d., because William Flete has an annuity of 33s.4d. from it granted by Roger and Margaret, and the manor of Beeston called ‘Perotes’, 5 marks. He died on 3 Oct. last. Walter his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
303
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 3 Feb 1416
He held the manor of Little Berwick jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others, as above, made with royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.123] granted on 26 Jan. 1406. It is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
304
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 5 Feb 1416
He held 9 messuages, 8 tofts, and 30s. rent in Shearsby, described as 100s. rent there, jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others, as above. It is held of William lord Ferrers of Groby as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 4s.8 1/4d., and no more because William Flete has an annuity of 100s. for life from it. Date of death and heir as above.
305
Writ 3 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Babraham 23 April 1416
He held the manors of Trumpington and Girton jointly with Margaret his wife by the grant of John Ludwyk and others as above; Trumpington and half of Girton of William lord Ferrers of Groby, services unknown, the other half of Girton of the king of the duchy of Lancaster as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee; annual values, Trumpington £10, Girton 10 marks 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 17


PETER STANTOR
306
Writ 10 Dec. 1415.
He held 2 parts of 6 a. meadow and of 71s.11d. rent in Swaythling and Wimpson by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife, one daughter and heir of Nicholas Berenger. With the 3rd part, which Thomas Semeleye holds for life by the courtesy of England since the death of Anastasia his wife, the other daughter of Nicholas, they are held of the king in chief by a rent of 20s. payable at the exchequer by the sheriff, beyond that the 2 parts are worth 30s. yearly. Similarly he held: Shipton Bellinger, the manor of Lord de la Warr of the castle and lordship of Ewyas Harold by a rent of a rose, annual value £4. Snoddington, half the manor, with the other half which Thomas Semeley holds, of Thomas West by suit at his court at Newton Valence twice yearly, annual value of the whole manor 40s. Nether Wallop, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate of John Harryes by a rent of 20d. at Michaelmas, annual value beyond that 3s. He died on 6 Dec. last. Robert Bodenham, son of Anastasia, sister of Joan, is her next heir, aged 21 years and more.
307
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. North Tidworth 17 Dec
By the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife he held a 3rd part of the manor of Ebbesbourne Wake, the other 2 parts being held by Thomas Semeleye as above. The whole is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 18


THOMAS CORBRIG
308
Writ 26 Jan. 1415.
He held in his demesne as of fee in chief of Richard II, 2 tenements and 2 cottages in ‘Mesondewlane’ in the parish of St. Nicholas to the east, and 3 cottages next the churchyard of St. Nicholas to the west, rendering 14s.8d. to the king, annual value beyond that 10s. He died on 30 Aug. 1397. Thomas Broun of Kingston upon Hull, son of Maud his sister, is his next heir aged 50 years and more. Maud his widow has held a 3rd part in dower since his death and still does so, and also the other 2 parts because in 1407–8 Thomas Broun promised before John Bermycham, then mayor of Calais, and various aldermen not to interfere with her possession of the premises during her lifetime.
C 138/11, no. 19


SIMON MICHELL
309
Writ 18 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey 25 Oct
He held 1 messuage and 2 1/2 virgates in Milton Lilborne in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the castle of Old Sarum by a rent of 13d. at Michaelmas, annual value beyond that 10s. He died on 9 June 1403. The last and present king have taken the profits since his death. Thomas Michell his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
310
Writ melius sciri, as to his estate in the premises, not specified in the above inquisition. 12 Oct. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey 2 Sept
Findings as above without further explanation.
311
Writ 13 July 1416.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Pewsey, 18 Sept Findings as above, except that the rent was payable on 14 Feb rather than at Michaelmas
C 138/11, no. 20; and 18, no. 12


THOMAS WILCOTES, KNIGHT
312
Writ 10 Nov. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Stow on the Wold 4 Nov
He held no lands, tenements or reversions in Gloucestershire. He died on 30 Oct. last. John his brother is next heir, aged 22 years and more.
313
Writ 10 Nov. 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford 5 Nov
He held nothing in Oxfordshire. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/11, no. 21
E 152/458, no. 2


JOHN WYLERS
314
Writ 5 Feb. 1416.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Hallaton 8 June
He held in his demesne as of fee: Kirby Muxloe, 1 messuage called ‘Pakmonsplace’, 7 cottages and 4 1/2 virgates of the king in chief, annual value 2 marks. Barton in the Beans, 1 messuage and 1 1/2 virgates, of Reynold Grey, lord of Ruthin, service unknown, annual value 10s. Ravenstone, 1/2 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of the king in chief of the honor of Tutbury by suit of court every 3 weeks, annual value 2s. Wigston Magna, 1 cottage, of Ralph Fryday, service unknown, annual value 12d. Brooksby, the manor and advowson, of Anthony de Howeby, by knight service and 1 pair of gilt spurs, annual value 5 marks. He died on 25 Nov. last. John his son and heir is aged 12 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 22
E 152/461


ROBERT MORLE, KNIGHT
315
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Attleborough 6 Feb 1416
He held the manor of Morley in his demesne as of fee of Lord Morley by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Jointly with Parnel his wife who survives him he held the manor of Glosthorpe to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs, of the earl of Suffolk by knight service, by the grant of John Drewe, parson of Harpley, annual value £10. He died on 20 Nov. last. Thomas their son is next heir, aged 24 years and more.
316
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket 4 Feb 1416
He held the manor of Framsden in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Chester by knight service, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/12, no. 23
E 149/105, no. 6


THOMAS ADDERBURY
317
Writ 3 Feb. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Wilton 13 Feb
He held half the manor of Stapleford for life by the grant of John de Arundell, deceased, with reversion to Arundell and his heirs. There are 200 a. arable of which 100 a. may be sown each year, annual value 4d. each, the other 100 being pasture for sheep at 1d. each, 12 a. meadow at 4s. each yearly, 252 a. hill pasture for sheep 20s., rents of free and unfree tenants, £8 payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. It is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee. He died on 21 Jan. last. [John] Arundell, knight, lord Maltravers is the heir of John Arundell, being the son of John his son, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 24


WILLIAM BOTELER, KNIGHT
318
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick 22 Feb 1416
He held the manor of Exhall in fee tail by a fine of 1340 [CP 25/1/287/40, no. 270] by which Hugh Bachelor, chaplain granted it to William le Botiller of Warrington and Elizabeth his wife, with successive remainders to Richard le Botiller and Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies; John brother of Richard and the heirs of his body and the right heirs of William. William and Elizabeth are dead. Richard and Joan died without heirs of their bodies. John entered and died holding it. He had issue the William named in the writ. The manor is held of the king in chief of the manor of Cheylesmore by the rent of a rose, annual value £10. William died without heirs of his body on 28 Sept. last. John his brother is next heir aged 23 years and more.
319
Writ 5 April 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 25 April
He had held the manor of Cropwell Butler in fee tail and granted it to John his brother for life with reversion to himself and his heirs. John regranted it to William for 100 years rendering £20 yearly by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, with licence to distrain if in arrears. Thus William held it of the the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value nil beyond the rent. He died on 26 Sept. last. John his brother is next heir.
C 138/12, no. 25


AGNES WHITE
320
Writ 20 April 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 5 June
She held 1 messuage, 20 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Wilden in her demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the honor of Peverel by a rent of 1/2 lb. pepper at Michaelmas, annual value 18d. She died on 5 June 1409. John Morys is her son and heir aged 36 years and more. The premises have been held and the profits taken by the escheators since her death.
C 138/12, no. 26, mm.1,2


THOMAS SON OF WILLIAM WHITE
321
Writ 20 April 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 15 June
Thomas son of William White of Wilden held in his demesne as of fee of Henry IV of the honor of Peverel 1 messuage, 1 croft of 2 a. arable and another croft of 27 1/2 a. arable in Wilden by a rent of 1 lb. pepper at Michaelmas, annual value 4s. He died on 16 May 1402. His heir was John Morys son of Agnes White, sister of William father of Thomas, aged 36 years and more. Owing to an inquisition taken ex officio at Bedford on 9 Nov. 1392 after the death of William White [CIPM XVII, no. 291] and to the minority of the heir, the premises were taken into the king’s hands, and so remained owing to another inquisition of 20 April 1401 [CIPM XVIII, no. 336].
C 138/12, no. 26, mm.3,4


PHILIP BAYNARD, ESQUIRE
322
Writ 27 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes 6 May
He held in his demesne at fee farm 145 a. of assart in Pewsham forest of Queen Joan by a rent of 36s.3d., annual value beyond that nil. He also held in his demesne as of fee the manor of Lackham with the advowson of the free chapel there of the queen of the manor of Hampstead Marshall as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £10; and the manor of Hilmarton by knight service, annual value 16 marks. He died on 22 April last. Robert his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
323
Writ 27 April 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Basingstoke 13 May
He held in his demesne at fee farm 50 a. assart in Pamber forest of the king by a rent of 4s.2 1/2d., annual value beyound that nil. He held in his demesne as of fee of Queen Joan of the manor of Hampstead Marshall half the manor of Silchester with advowson at the 2nd presentation, as half a knight’s fee, annual value 12 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/12, no. 27


WILLIAM PAPPEWORTH, KNIGHT
324
Writ 16 May 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Caxton 31 May
Jointly with Alice his wife who survives him he held the manor of Papworth St. Agnes, except for 1 a., of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of Henry Maupas, clerk, Roger Flore and John Boteler of Yelling, to them and the heirs of his body with successive remainders to William son of Anketin Malore, knight, the heirs of his body and the right heirs of William, annual value of the manor 100s. He died on 4 Sept. last. Elizabeth daughter of William Malore, deceased, is now his heir, aged 20 years and more. Alice has held the manor and taken the profits since his death.
C 138/12, no. 28


JOHN MARLAND
325
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Beckington 21 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Orchardleigh, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. Eggford, the manor, of Elizabeth widow of Edmund Leversegge of the manor of Frome in socage, annual value £10. Bruton, 2 messuages and 1 toft, of the prior of Bruton, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. On 25 June 1415 by charter shown to the jurors he gave the manors of Orchardleigh and Eggford to Thomas Bathe, William Chesterton, Robert Longe and John Norton of Frome to hold for the term of 9 years beginning on 29 June following in order to pay his debts and for prayers for his soul. He died on 22 Sept. last. Margaret wife of Walter Silvayn, Richard Lecford, Reynold Halle and John Flory are next heirs; Margaret being the daughter of Edith 1st daughter of Robergia sister of Henry father of John, aged 30 years and more; Richard Lecford being the son of Richard son of Maud the 2nd sister, aged 38 years and more; Reynold Halle being the son of Thomas son of Thomas son of Isabel the 3rd sister, aged 33 years and more; and John Flory son of Edward son of Eleanor the 4th sister, aged 34 years and more.
326
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Westbury 22 Oct
He held 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Chitterne in his demesne as of fee of the abbess of Lacock, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d.; and 1 messuage and 1 hide there of John Chitterne, clerk, annual value 10s. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/12, no. 29


NICHOLAS SONFORD
327
Writ 10 June 1415.
He held the manor of Sandford in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by the serjeanty of finding a horseman for the king’s service for the safeguard of Montgomery castle for 40 days when war is made by the Welsh against the English, annual value 66s.8d., and no more because it is situated on the border of the county and was totally wasted and burnt by the rebels in the time of Henry IV. He died on 4 May last. Richard his son and heir is aged 40 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 30


JOAN WIFE OF THOMAS SKELTON, KNIGHT
328
Writ 9 April 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover 18 April
She held in her demesne in fee simple: Faccombe, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £5 13s.2d. Andover, 6 messuages, 2 carucates and 2 mills, of the king in chief of ancient demesne of the Crown, in socage by a rent of £7, annual value beyond that £11 13s.4d. East Cholderton, the manor, of the earl of March in socage by a rent of 12d., annual value £10 6s.8d. Knights Enham, the manor, of Roger Quelpdale, warden of King’s Hall, Oxford, in socage by a rent of £10, annual value beyond that 42s.2d. She died on 8 April last. Walter Sondes, knight, is her son and heir, aged 46 years and more.
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NICHOLAS ENGLEFELD
329
Writ 19 April 1415.
Nicholas Rycote and Katharine his wife held the manor of Rycote to them and the heirs of their bodies. They had issue Joan who married Nicholas Englefeld and had 3 daughters, Sybil now aged 15, Cecily now aged 12, and Agnes 8. Katharine and Joan died during the life of Nicholas Rycote. He granted the manor to Nicholas Englefeld to hold for the term of his life with reversion to himself. Nicholas Englefeld died on 1 April last. Sybil, Cecily and Agnes are next heirs in blood of Nicholas Rycote and Katharine, and heirs to the manor, which is held of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. John son of Nicholas Englefeld is his heir, aged 4 years and more.
C 138/12, no. 23


JOYCE WIFE OF ROBERT HUGGEFORD
330
Writ 18 Jan. 1416.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Warwick 4 Feb
She held the manor of Emscote in her demesne as of fee of William lord Ferrers of Groby and of the heirs of Lord Lovell and Lord Beaumont, minors in the king’s ward, as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 60s. She died on 21 Oct. last. Thomas Huggeford, her son and heir, was aged 21 years at Easter last.
C 138/12, no. 33
E 152/461, no. 2


GILBERT DE STONORE
331
Writ 18 March 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Watlington 11 May
Owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and the minority of Gilbert his son and heir the following came into the hands of Richard II [Cf. CIPM XVII, no. 543] and remain in the present king’s hands: Stonor, the manor, held of the duke of Gloucester, service unknown. Bixgwbbyn, the manor, held of the earl of Oxford. Bixbrand and Bromsden, the manors, held of the king of the honor of Wallingford by knight service. Annual value of the 4 manors together only £4 owing to annuities granted from them. Rycote, 4s. rent, of the king of the honor of Wallingford, service unknown. Gilbert died on 2 Sept. 1396. Thomas his brother and heir is aged 21 years and more.
332
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford 10 May 1415
The manor of Didcot came into the hands of Richard II owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore and the minority of Gilbert his son and heir [CIPM XVII, no. 544]. It is held of the king of the honor of Wallingford by knight service and remains in the present king’s hands, annual value £30. He held 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Sotwell owing an annuity of £10 to William Beek for life; 1 carucate being held of the bishop of Winchester, the messuage and the other carucate of Isabel widow of Luke de Poynings of her manor of Basing, service unknown, annual value beyound the annuity nil. Date of death and heir as above.
333
Writ 18 March 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Northleach 4 May
Owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and to the minority of Gilbert his son, the following were taken into the hands of Richard II and remain in the present king’s hands, services, except for Henbury, unknown. Henbury, lands and tenements, held of the bishop of Worcester by knight service, amount unknown, annual value £12. Harnhill, the manor and advowson, held of the earl of Derby. Doughton, lands and tenements, held of the heirs of Thomas de Brewes, lord of Tetbury, annual value with Harnhill £12. Condicote, the manor and advowson, held of the [arch]bishop of York, annual value 33s.4d. Bourton on the Hill, lands and tenements with the advowson, held of Lord Despenser, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
334
Writ 18 March 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Wendover 30 April
The following came into the hands of Richard II owing to the death of Ralph de Stonore, knight, and the minority of Gilbert his son, and remain in the present king’s hands: Aylesbury, 13s.4d. assize rents from various tenants, payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, held of the king in chief of ancient demesne of the crown, service unknown; 20d. service rent from various tenants, held of the prebendary of Aylesbury by suit of court there yearly; 12 a. arable, annual value 8s., and 11 a. meadow 11s., held of the same by attending the view of frankpledge there; and 1 ruinous watermill, held of the heir of John Devereux by 18d. rent and suit of court twice yearly, annual value beyond that nil. Walton, 1 messuage with garden, annual value nil, 21 a. arable 10s., 4 a. meadow 40d., all of the lord of Walton by a rent of 10s. and suit of court every 3 weeks. Stoke Mandeville, 1 messuage annual value nil, 44 a. arable, 26s.8d., 6 a. meadow, 6s.8d., of the lord of Stoke Mandeville by a rent of 13s.4d. and attendance at the sheriff’s tourn twice yearly. Date of death and heir as above.
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JOHN TERYNGHAM
335
Writ 26 Jan. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Market Rasen 10 Feb
By his charter dated 31 Dec. 1415 John Teryngham granted to Thomas Aylesbury and John Reynys, knights, Thomas Reynys, Richard Towry and William Hatton and their heirs and assigns, his manors and lordships of Hatton with its members in Panton and Barkwith with all lands, tenements etc., and all the lands and tenements which Alice widow of John his father holds in dower and which should come to him on her death. They are held of Lord Roos of Helmsley by knight service, annual value 40s. He died on 15 Jan. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
336
He held the manor of Hatton by Wragby with its members of Panton and Barkwith in his demesne as of fee of the Lord de Roos by knight service, annual value 10 marks. He died on 15 Jan. 1416. John his son and heir, a minor in the king’s ward, is aged 10 years and more, John Reynes, knight, and John Prykke, clerk, have taken the profits since his death.
337
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spital in the Street 12 June 1432
He held nothing of the king in chief, but the manor of Hatton as above of Lord Roos of his manor of Wragby as 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks. Date of death as above. John his son and heir is aged 22 years and more.
338
Writ 26 Jan. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Newport Pagnell 11 Feb
By his charter dated 7 Jan. last he granted to Thomas Aylesbury, knight, Thomas Reynys, John Olney and William Campion, clerk, 2 parts of the manor of Tyringham with reversion of the 3rd part which Alice, his father’s widow, held in dower. It is held by knight service, annual value £4. Date of death and heir as above.
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ELEANOR WIDOW OF JOHN TERYNGHAM
339
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 10 Feb
By her charter dated 16 Jan. last she granted to John Reynys, knight, Thomas Reynys, esquire, Peter Henewyke, William Campion, clerk, and John Eberton, the manor and lordship of Hinwick with the advowson of Farndish, described as all her holdings in Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, to hold to them, and their heirs and assigns. They have held and taken the profits. Hinwick manor is held of Lord Latimer by knight service, annual value 6d.; 3 1/2 a. there of Lord Grey of Ruthin by 20s. rent; and 1 messuage, 60 a. pasture, 4 carucates and 1/2 virgate in Harrold and Hinwick of the same, annual value 40s.; and Huses manor in Farndish with 1 carucate, of John Bowele of Old Warden, annual value 20s. She died on 20 Jan. John son of John and herself is her heir, aged 5 years and more.
340
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. St Mary in the Marsh 23 March
Eleanor widow of John Teryngham and daughter and heir of Lawrence Pabenham, knight, held 13 a. in the parish of Blackmanstone in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief as part of the manor of Blackmanstone, which manor is held as 1 knight’s fee and by the service of finding an armed man arrayed as a hobelar for the king’s army towards Scotland, and 10s. rent for the ward of Dover castle, of which the 13 a. owe 8d. yearly, annual value 10d. the a. She also held 37 a. in her demesne as of fee in the parish of St. Mary in the Marsh, 30s. in assize rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, and a rent of 12 hens and 1 cock at 3d. each, payable at Christmas by various tenants at Ivychurch, held of the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Allington and Lyminge by 20s. rent and suit of court every 3 weeks; annual value of the 37 a. and rent, 40s. She died on 16 Jan. John her son and heir is aged 6 years and more.
341
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 15 Feb
By her charter as above [no. 339] she granted 2 virgates in Farndish, with all her holdings in Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire to John Reynys, knight, and others. The tenants attorned to them and they have held and taken the profits. The 2 virgates are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by a yearly rent of 1d., annual value 3s.4d. She died on 22 Jan. last. John her son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
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E 149/103, no. 6


JOHN DE SANCTO MAURO
342
Writ 20 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 30 March
John son of Richard de Sancto Mauro, knight, lord of Castle Cary, held jointly with Margaret his wife, daughter of John Erlegh, to them and the heirs of their bodies by a grant of Richard his father, by a fine of 1408 [CP 25/1/201/34, no. 15], 3 messuages, 8 carucates, 60 a. meadow, 200 a. pasture and 80 a. wood in Blackford and Prestleigh with the advowson of Blackford. In Blackford 2 messuages, 5 carucates, 35 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture and 30 a. wood are held of Elizabeth lady Botreaux, service unknown, annual value £20; and in Prestleigh, 1 messuage, 3 carucates, 25 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture and 50 a. wood, are held of William Palton, knight, service unknown, annual value £10. He died on 16 Oct. last. John the son of Margaret and himself is aged 7 years and more.
343
Writ 24 Nov. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 19 Dec
He held the manor of North Molton with knight’s fees and the advowsons of North Molton and Black Torrington to himself and the heirs male of his body of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of John Chytterne and John Bromflet, clerks, to Richard Seymour, knight, and Ela his wife, Edmund Seyntlon, clerk, and William de Brythlegh, to them and the heirs male of the bodies of Richard and Ela with remainder to his right heirs, by a charter dated 13 Nov. 1378 and shown to the jurors. They held accordingly. Edmund and William de Brythlegh died during the lifetime of Richard and Ela, who had issue Richard, John and Nicholas. Richard the eldest son died without heirs male. John, the subject of this inquisition, was the 2nd son. He married Margaret, daughter of John Erlegh, esquire, and held the manor until his death. Nicholas the 3rd son was captured at Harfleur and held prisoner in France. He is said to be still alive. Date of death and heir, aged 6 years and more, as above.
C 138/12, no. 36
E 149/105, no. 17


WILLIAM CROSER, ESQUIRE
344
Writ 20 Jan. 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford 21 March
Jointly with Edith his wife who survives him he held to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs: Stoke d’Abernon, the manor and advowson of Edmund earl of March, by the grant of William Norton and William Amondysham, clerks, annual value £12 3s.4d. Albury, the manor and advowson, of the same earl, by the grant of John Melton, clerk, John Dene, Thomas Blake, clerk, and Richard Elys, annual value £15. Fetcham, the manor and advowson, 3 parts of the same earl of the honor of Clare by knight service, and the 4th part of Beatrice countess of Arundel, by the grant of John Bremmesgrave, clerk, Nicholas Slefeld, John Bonet and John Asshehurst, annual value £11. He died on 9 Dec. last. Anne his daughter and heir is aged 9 years and more.
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JOHN HALSHAM, ESQUIRE
345
Writ 20 April 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Collingbourne Kingston 1 May
He held the manor of Collingbourne Ducis with other lands by the grant to him, Philippa his wife and her heirs, by John Lincoln, clerk and Walter Topclyf by a fine of 1388 made with royal licence [CP 25/1/289/55, no. 178, licence not found]. It is held of the king in chief by a rent of 1 sparrowhawk or 2s. payable by the sheriff, annual value £10. He died on 16 April last. Hugh son and heir of Philippa and himself is aged 24 years and more.
346
Writ 20 April 1415.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Horsham 11 May
He held the manors of Applesham, Nutham and West Grinstead with the advowson of Coombes of the Earl Marshal, services unknown, by the grant of Richard Wanlyng, clerk, and Adam Toukere, to him, Philippa his wife, now deceased, and the heirs of thier bodies; annual values, Applesham with the advowson of Coombes 25 marks, Nutham 5 marks, and West Grinstead nil beyond the keeping of the houses and the park there. Date of death and heir as above.
347
Writ 20 April 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. Brabourne 30 April
He held the manor of Brabourne, 2 parts of the advowson of Hinxhill and 20 a. in Brabourne for life by the grant of John Lincoln, clerk, and Walter Topclif by a fine as above [no. 345], to hold to him, Philippa his wife and her heirs. The manor is held of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value £40, the 20 a. of the duchy of Lancaster as a 6th part of a fee, annual value 20s. Date of death and heir as above.
348
Writ 20 April 1415.
He held for life of the king in chief by knight service by the same fine as above [no. 345]: the manors of West Lexham, annual value 100s., Stiffkey with the advowson 8 marks, Carbrooke £4, Filby £10, and Postwick with the advowson £7. Also for life he held the manor and advowson of Holkham of John Clyfton by knight service, annual value 8 marks. Date of death and heirs as above
C 138/13, no. 38


THOMAS ROLLESTON
349
Writ 15 Oct. 1415.
He held by the courtesy of England after the death of Beatrice his wife, sister and heir of Robert son of John Hauley, knight, of the inheritance of Margaret wife of John Tirwhit and Helen wife of Christopher Conyers, their daughters and heirs: Mablethorpe, 2 parts of the manor and of the advowson, of the king in chief as a 10th part of a knight’s fee, annual value of the 2 parts of the manor £6 13s.4d., and no more because of the need of much repair to the sea dikes, and of the whole advowson £20. Mablethorpe and Theddlethorpe, 1 messuage and 40 a., formerly of Andrew Arderne, of Lord de Roos, annual value 66s.8d. Aylesby, 2 parts of the manor, of Robert Hylton, knight, by attendance at his court at Fulstow yearly at Michaelmas, annual value £14. Riby, 2 parts of the manor, of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 40s. He died on 26 Sept. last. Margaret and Helen, the heirs, both married long before, were then aged 16 years and more and 15 and more.
350
Writ 15 Oct. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. York 29 Oct
He held by the courtesy of England as above: Ingleton, the manor with the advowson of Bentham, of Henry lord Fitzhugh by a rent of £10 payable by equal parts at Whitsun and Martinmas, and 22s. to Lord de Mowbray, lord of Burton in Lonsdale, in fee farm, and for certain tenements in the manor 2s., annual values, the manor 20 marks, the advowson 13s. Beswick, 7 messuages and 6 bovates, of Margery Lescrope of her manor of Great Driffield, services unknown, annual value 4 marks. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/13, no. 39