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JOHN MORTYMER, KNIGHT
351
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Worcester 29 Feb 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Martley, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service. There are assize rents of £16 payable by equal parts at St. Andrew, Lady Day, Midsummer and Michaelmas, 1 1/2 carucates at 60s., and 12 a. meadow at 20s., total annual value £20. Great Kyre, 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 10 a. meadow, of Richard Cornewayle, of his manor of Burford service unknown, annual value 16s. Edvin Loach, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of John Typtot, knight, of the manor of Wychbold in right of Joan his wife, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. He died on 28 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more.
352
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Weobley 3 Nov 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Tedstone Wafer, the manor, of the king in chief of the honor of Brecknock by knight service, annual value £4 13s.4d. Hampton Wafer, the manor, of the king in chief of the same honor by knight service, annual value 40s. ‘Marstonesmulle’, 1 carucate and the mill so-called, of the abbot of Reading of his manor of Leominster, service unknown, annual value 20s. Collington, 15s. assize rent, of the bishop of Hereford, service unknown. Bodenham, a parcel of land, of the heir of Thomas Lucy, knight, service unknown, annual value 4s. Saltmarsh, a parcel of land, of whom held and service unknown, annual value 15s. He died on 25 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 7 years and more.
C 138/13, no. 40


HUGH DE HOLES, KNIGHT
353
Writ 9 July 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hertford 8 Aug
He held the manor of Oxhey in his demesne as of fee of William abbot of St. Albans, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. He died on 3 July last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 24 years and more.
354
Writ 9 July 1415.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 7 Sept
He held half the manors of Ford and Newport and a 3rd part of that of Edgmond in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief in socage, annual value together £20. Thomas le Warre, clerk, brother and heir of John le Warre, knight, and John de Overton held the manor of Albrighton and by a fine of 1404 [CP 25/1/195/20, no. 9] shown to the jurors, granted it to Richard Wolmer for life with remainder to Hugh de Holes, Roger Horton, Thomas Thorneburgh, now deceased, and Henry de Byrtheles and the heirs of Hugh. Richard held and still lives. Hugh died seised of the reversion, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
355
Writ 9 July 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Devizes 30 July
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held half the manors of Broughton Gifford and Ashton Giffard and the advowson of Codford St. Peter in their demesne as of fee and granted them to Nicholas de Audeley, knight, Elizabeth his wife, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. They held and he died without heirs by Elizabeth. The right then remained to John Tochet, knight, and Margaret wife of Roger Hilary, knight, as next heirs of Nicholas, John Tochet being the son of John son of Joan, sister and one heir of Nicholas, and Margaret being the other sister of Nicholas. By a fine of 1391 [CP 25/1/289/56, no. 225] between Robert bishop of London, Reynold Grey of Ruthin, knight, John Markham, Hugh de Holes and John Woderove, plaintiffs, and Roger Hilary and Margaret his wife, deforciants, the reversion of half of a half of the manors of Broughton Gifford and Ashton Giffard and half the advowson of Codford St. Peter were granted to the plaintiffs and the heirs of Hugh. John Woderove, John Markham and Robert died and Reynold Grey released his rights to Hugh. The annual values are: half of a half of Broughton Gifford manor 50s., half of half of Ashton Giffard with the advowson 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
356
Writ 9 July 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 25 July
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held half the manor of Badgeworth in their demesne as of fee, and Hugh came to hold half of the half as above [no. 355]. It is held of William Burghchier, knight, and Anne his wife, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
357
Writ 9 July 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 20 Aug
Adam de Fulford and William Peek, chaplains, held the manors of West Raddon, George Nympton and Newton Tracey, half the manor of Kilmington, and 12s. rent in East Anstey and West Anstey in their demesne as of fee and by the same process as above [no. 355] Hugh came to hold: West Raddon, half the manor, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value 40s. Newton Tracey, half the manor with the advowson, of the heir of John de Welynton, annual values, the manor 4 marks, the church 100s. George Nympton, half the manor, of Robert Chalons, service unknown, annual value 30s. Kilmington, a 4th part of the manor, of Edward earl of Devon, annual value 26s.8d. East Anstey and West Anstey, 12s. rent of Robert Cruwys, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above.
358
Writ 9 July 1415.
HEREFORD. Inquisition. Hereford 31 July
James Daudeley, lord of Heighley, held the manors of Monnington on Wye and Dilwyn in his demesne as of fee and gave them to Nicholas Audeley and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with reversion to James and his heirs. Nicholas and Elizabeth held them. James married Joan Mortymer and had issue Nicholas, Joan and Margaret. Joan wife of James died. He married secondly Isabel and had issue Margaret. James died. Nicholas died without heirs of his body. The right to the manors then descended to John Tochet, knight, Margaret wife of Roger Hilary and Fulk Fitzwaryn; John Tochet as son of John son of Joan, Margaret as the other daughter, and Fulk as son of Fulk, son of Margaret, daughter of James and Isabel. By the fine of 1391 mentioned above [no. 355] a 3rd part of the manors came to Hugh. The 3rd part of Monnington on Wye manor is held of the earl of Warwick of the honor of Colwyn by knight service, annual value £20, and the 3rd part of Dilwyn manor of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £24. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/13, no. 41
E 149/103, no. 9


JOHN PHELIPP, KNIGHT
359
Writ 8 Oct. 1415
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Alton 14 Nov
William Phelipp, knight, Thomas Chaucer, esquire, Thomas Deram, John Throgmarton and John Wode held 100 a. in Portsmouth and Burgate in their demesne as of fee as parcel of the lordship of Grovebury in Bedfordshire, otherwise called the manor or lordship of Leighton Buzzard, and gave it to John Phelipp, knight, Alice his wife and the heirs of their bodies, by royal licence [CPR 1413–6, p.259]. Alice now holds the lordship by rent of a rose at Michaelmas; annual value of the 100 a. 40s. He died on 2 Oct. last. William his brother is next heir aged 31 years and more.
360
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Leighton Buzzard 19 Oct
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the lordship of Grovebury, otherwise called the manor or lordship of Leighton Buzzard, with lands and tenements in Studham and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value £160. Date of death and heir as above.
361
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott 19 Oct 1415
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the manors of Stewkley, Northall, Edlesborough, Radnage, Bow Brickhill, Simpson and Caldecott in their demesne as of fee as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by the rent of a rose, annual value £13 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
362
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Compton 28 Nov
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage, 30 a. arable, and 6 a. meadow in Compton as member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value 16s. Date of death and heir as above.
363
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Haughley 26 Oct
He held the manors of Nedging and Kettlebaston in his demesne as of fee jointly with Alice his wife who survives him. They were formerly held by Henry lord Scrope of Masham, and came into the king’s hands by his forfeiture. The king granted them to John and Alice and the heirs of their bodies by letters patent [CPR 1413–6, p.328]. Nedging is held of the bishop of Ely and Kettlebaston of the abbot of Bury St. Edmunds, services unknown, annual values, each 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
364
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. West Greenwich 11 Nov
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage, 80 a. arable and 5 a. meadow in Randall, 1 watermill, 20 a. arable and 4 a. meadow in Biding as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value £8. Similarly they held the reversion of the manor of West Greenwich which Otto de Worthyng and Mary his wife, who attorned to them, hold for the term of their lives, annual value nil. Date of death and heir as above.
365
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 16 Oct
William Phelipp and others, as above, held the advowson of Tintagel as member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted it to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. It is held of the king in chief by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
366
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
William Phelipp and others, as above, held 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Blandford Forum and 1 messuage and 2 carucates in Nutford as members of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted them to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice. They are held of the king in chief by rent of a rose, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above.
367
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 21 Nov
The king granted the keeping of the manor of Minchinhampton, belonging to the alien abbey of Caen, to Katharine Brounwyche, now wife of Roger Leche, knight, to hold during the war with France paying a yearly rent of £93 6s.8d. Afterwards he granted the rent to Queen Joan, and John Tybbey and Thomas Feryby, clerks, to her use, and they granted the reversion after the death of Katharine to John Phelipp, knight, and Alice his wife. The king also granted them £100 yearly at the exchequer until by the death of the queen and the ending of the rent they should have full possession of the manor [CPR 1413–16, pp.166, 257]. They hold the £100 rent of the king in chief by rent of a rose, the queen and Katharine being still alive. He died on 9 Oct. [Wed. after St. Faith, recte before, 2 Oct.], heir as above.
368
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Wallingford 21 Oct
Edmund Hampden, John Golafre and William Beek, deceased, held the castle and manor of Castle Donington, 1 toft and 1 carucate called Meredene, the manors of Peasemore, Penclose and Winterbourn Mayn, 2 carucates in Bussok and Witnams, 20 messuages, 60 a. arable and 16 a. meadow in Thatcham, and the advowson of Peasemore, in their demesne as of fee, and gave them to John Phelipp and Alice his wife to hold in fee tail. The premises in Thatcham are held of the abbot of Reading by a rent of 5s. at Michaelmas, annual value £8; all the rest of the king in chief of the honor of Wallingford by knight service, annual value £42. William Phelipp, knight, John Edmond, esquire, John Throgmarton and John Wode held the manor and advowson of Hatford in their demesne as of fee and granted them to John Phelipp and Alice his wife to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, of Lord Cobham of the manor of Tisbury in Wiltshire, service unknown, annual value £13 6s.8d. Date of death and heir as above.
369
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Tetbury 18 Oct
Findings for Minchinhampton as under Middlesex above [no. 367]. William Phelipp and others, as above [no. 359] held the manor of Elmstree as a member of Grovebury, Bedfordshire, and granted it to John Phelipp and Alice. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/13, no. 42
E 149/103, no. 2
E 152/458, no. 1


JOHN COLVYLE, KNIGHT
370
Writ 5 Oct. 1414.
YORK. Inquisition. Topcliffe 23 April 1415
He held the manors of Ingleby Arncliffe, Dale, East Heslerton and East Lutton in fee tail under a fine of 1376 [CP 25/1/277/138, no. 38] by which William del Park, Richard de Skolaclyf, John de Grendale, clerk and Walter Notehake granted them to William Colvyle of Ingleby Arncliffe, knight, Joan his wife and the heirs of their bodies. John was their son and heir. Ingleby Arncliffe is held of Lord Fauconberg, service unknown, annual value £6; Dale of William Malbys of his manor of Scawton, service unknown, annual value £7; the others of John duke of Bedford of the manor of Topcliffe, services unknown, annual value £20. He also held in his demesne in fee tail the manors of Thimbleby, West Rounton and Kirby Sigston, of the bishop of Durham of the manor of Northallerton by knight service, annual value £6. William de Fulthorp, tenant of the manors, has taken the issues since his death. He died on 20 Aug. 1405. John son of his son, Robert Colvyle, knight, is his heir, aged 20 on 29 Dec. 1414.
C 138/13, no. 43


BEATRICE WIDOW OF THOMAS DE ROOS OF HELMSLEY, KNIGHT
371
Writ 12 July 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. York Guildhall 14 Sept
She held £100 yearly from the fee farm of the city of York, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas by the bailiffs, by the grant of Hugh earl of Stafford and others, to Thomas and Beatrice and the heirs of their bodies, made with royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.236]; service unknown. She died on 14 April last. John son of William late Lord de Roos is her heir, aged 18 years and more.
372
She held a rent of £100 payable by the sheriffs of the city as above. Date of death and heir as above.
373
Writ 18 April 1415.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Market Bosworth 5 July
She held half the manors of Barkestone and Plungar of the king in chief by knight service as parcel of the honor of Belvoir, by the grant of William Sherwynde, knight, Robert de Tynton, clerk, William Rempston and William Benyngholme, clerk, to Thomas and herself and their heirs, annual value 100s. She died on 13 April last. John son of William, son of Thomas and Beatrice, is her heir, aged 17 years and more.
374
Writ 18 April 1415.
She held 3 shops with gardens in St. Katherine Coleman parish in Aldgate ward in her demesne in fee tail in free burgage as all London is held, annual value 66s.8d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 371].
375
Writ 18 April 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Warsop 29 June
She held of the king in chief by knight service: Orston, the manor with its appurtenances in Scarrington, Car Colston, Screveton and Kneeton, annual value £22 15s.4d. Warsop and Eakring, the manors and advowsons, annual value £13 3s.10d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 373].
376
Writ, melius sciri, as the above inquisition did not give her estate in the premises. 12 Nov. 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Southwell 2 March 1416
Beatrice had no estate in the manor of Warsop because she and Richard de Burleye, knight, her husband, granted it to Richard Lescrop, Simon de Burley, knight, John Deveros, knight, and John de Waltham, formerly archdeacon of Richmond, with other lands, tenements and advowsons, and they regranted them to John de Roos of Helmsley by royal licence [CPR 1385–9, p.127]. John held it and it descended to William his brother. She had no estate in Eakring because Thomas de Roos long before his death granted the manor and advowson to Robert Morton, esquire, and Joan his wife for the term of their lives. They descended to William de Roos, knight, brother of John, and he on 1 Nov. 1398 granted them by his charter to Richard Shropshire, domesticus, who still lives, and Thomas Gower, Richard de Barton and John de Corby, clerk, deceased, as being all his holdings on that day in the vills of Warsop, Eakring and Sutton upon Trent with the advowsons of Warsop and Eakring, to hold for the term of their lives. She held the manor of Orston with its appurtenances in Scarrington, Car Colston, Screveton and Kneeton in her demesne as of fee.
377
Writ 18 April 1415.
KENT. Inquisition. Chilham 10 Oct
She held for life with reversion to John son of William her son: Chilham, the castle and manor with the advowson at the 3rd vacancy, of the king in chief by the service of 2 knight’s fees and a rent of 52s. yearly or 20s. every 20 weeks to the castle of Dover for its safeguard, annual value beyond that £41. Hothfield and Wilderton, the manors with the advowson of Hothfield and that of Old Romney at the 3rd vacancy. Hothfield is held of the archbishop of Canterbury as 1 knight’s fee, the service of being chamberlain at his installation, and suit of court at Canterbury every 3 weeks, annual value £14 13s.4d. Wilderton is held of the abbot of St. Augustine, Canterbury, service unknown, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 371].
378
Writ 18 April 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow 11 Oct
She held the manor called ‘Rosismaner’ in Bradfield Combust in her demesne as of fee of William Rokewode, junior, by a yearly rent of 3s.5d., annual value beyond that 100s. She died on 13 April last. John her heir was aged 18 years on 2 Oct. last.
379
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Rougham 21 Oct 1415
She held in fee tail by the grant of William de Stayn and others to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies: Holt and Cley, half the manors with the advowson of Cley, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value £13. Houghton on the Hill, half the manor, of the earl of Suffolk of the honor of Eye, service unknown, annual value £6 13s.4d. Watton, the manor, of the same earl by knight service, annual value £10. Hackford, and Whitwell, the manors with the advowson of Hackford, of John Geney, knight, services unknown, annual values £10 and £12. Date of death and heir as above [no. 378].
380
Writ 18 April 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Buckingham 23 April
She held the manor of Preston Bissett and Cowley in her demesne as of fee by the grant of Simon Cadyngton and others to Thomas and herself, the heirs of their bodies and his right heirs. It is held of William la Zouche by knight service, annual value 10 marks. She died on 14 April. John is heir as above, aged 18 years and more.
381
Writ 18 April 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Hatfield Broad Oak 25 May
She held the manor of Shalford of the heir of John Mounfychet, service unknown, annual value £10. She died on 30 March (Easter eve) last. John her heir is aged 16 years and more.
382
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Royston 26 Dec 1415
She held the manor of Buckland in dower of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. She died on 30 March (Sat. in Easter week) last. John her heir was aged 17 on the 1st day of Kalends of Oct. last.
383
Writ 12 July 1415.
She held a yearly rent of £100 from the fee farm of the city payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, by the grant of Hugh earl of Stafford and others made with royal licence [CPR 1381–5, p.236] to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies. She died on 14 April last. John her heir is aged 18 years and more.
384
She held jointly with Thomas her late husband for their lives: Frieston and ‘Godesfeld’ in Frieston, the manors, of Robert Pedwardyn, knight, of his manor of Burton Pedwardine by knight service, annual values £40 and 100s. Bulwick. 4 messuages and 10 a., of the earl of Richmond, service unknown, annual value 40s. Wyberton, 10 a., of John lord Welles, knight, annual value 10s. Boston, the manor of ‘Roos Hall’ of Robert Pedwardyn, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. She died on 13 April. John her heir is aged 17 years and more.
385
Writ 18 April 1415.
No place given
She held the manor of Braunston Bury in Braunston in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10. She held the manor and advowson of Stoke Albany in dower with reversion to John son of William son of Thomas, son of William and Margery, by the grant to William and Margery of Robert Flemmyng and Hugh Flemmyng by a fine of Edward III [CP 25/1/177/76, no. 244; licence CPR 1340–43, p.478]. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £20. John the heir is aged 18 years and more.
386
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 17 Jan 1416
She held the manors of Branston Bury in Braunston and Stoke Albany in fee tail jointly with Thomas, her late husband, by the grant of Henry de Codyngton, parson of Bottesford, Robert de Tynton, parson of Uffington, Nicholas de Stayngreve, parson of Thornton in Craven, and Lawrence Haukbertte. Braunston Bury is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10; Stoke Albany of the same, service unknown, annual value £20. She died on 14 April last. John her heir is aged 18 years and more.
387
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Eastbourne 22 Oct 1415
She held the manor of Eastbourne of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £60; and that of Eckington of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no. 386].
388
Writ 18 April 1415.
YORK. Inqusition. Pocklington 25 June
She held: Turnham Hall, the manor, part of the king in chief by knight service, part of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value £20. Roos, the manor, of the earl of Aumale by knight service, annual value £60. Seaton Ross, the manor, of the Earl Marshal by knight service, annual value £11 3s.4d. Storthwaite, the manor, of the same earl by knight service, annual value £20; and ‘Landrekmoyse’, a moor so-called in the same place, of the same by knight service, annual value £10. A yearly rent of £20 from various lands and tenements in the county held by the prior of Warter. Thornton in Craven, the manor, of the earl of Northumberland by knight service, annual value £20. Baildon, the manor, of John Ward, knight, by knight service, annual value 60s. York, a yearly rent of £120 from the fee farm of the city, of the king in free burgage. Helmsley, 4 messuages, 15 cottages, 4 burgages and 12 bovates formerly of Robert Flamburgh, of the castle and lordship of Helmsley, service unknown, annual value £4. Ravensthorpe, the manor, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value £10. She died on 13 April last. John her son is aged 17 years and more.
389
Writ, melius sciri, as to her estate in the premises listed in the above inquisition. 12 Nov. 1415.
She held the manor of Turnham Hall by the grant of John de Nevill, late lord of Raby, and others, to Thomas and herself and the heirs of their bodies; Roos by the grant of William Chetwyn, knight, and others; Seaton Ross and Storthwaite by the grant of Ralph de Hastinges, knight, and others; the tenements in Helmsley by the grant of William Chetewyn, knight, and William Benyngholme, clerk; and the manor of Thornton in Craven by the grant of Ralph Hastinges, knight, and others. She held the manor of Ravensthorpe by the grant of Gerard de Braybrooke, senior and junior, and William Chetwynd, knights, by a deed dated 30 Jan. 1394, describing it as the manor of Ravensthorpe with its members in Boltby, Thirlby and Bickhill, to hold for their lives and to the right heirs of Thomas with reversion to the knights and their heirs. Afterwards on 2 Feb. 1404, the elder Braybrooke being dead, the younger with Chetwynd granted the reversion to Richard de Schropshire, John de Corby, master of Bolton Hospital, and William Danby. Beatrice attorned to them by paying 1d. On 24 Aug. 1412, John Corby having died, Schropshire and Danby granted the reversion to John Roos, Thomas Gower, Geoffrey Paynell, Robert Haryngton and William Garthe, esquires, including the reversion of lands, tenements and burgages in Bickhill and elsewhere in the city of York. Beatrice attorned to them, and on 31 Aug. 1412 they conveyed the reversions to Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, John Etton, knight, William Lasyngby, Simon de Leek, John de Fulnetby, Thomas Cliff, clerk, Nicholas Gower, William Heton and William Bereford, and Beatrice attorned to them.
C 138/14, no. 44
E 149/104, no. 1


EDWARD DUKE OF YORK
390
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 12 Dec
Edmund duke of York, father of Edward, held £283 6s.8d. of the 1,000 marks which Edward III granted him, Edmund, then earl of Cambridge, and his heirs male by letters patent [CPR 1374–7, p.367] to be taken at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Joan, Edmund’s widow, holds £94 8s.10 1/2d. in dower as a 3rd part of £283 6s.8d. Edward as heir held the remaining £188 17s.9 1/2d. On 15 Oct. 1402 Henry IV granted him the manor of Barton Bristol to the value of £83 18s.5d. [CPR 1401–5, p.168]. This was deducted from his £188 17s.9 1/2d. so that he held £104 19s.4 1/2d. and the reversion of £94 8s.10 1/2d. out of the 1,000 marks. It is held of the king in chief by knight service. He died on 25 Oct. last. Richard son of Richard, brother of Edward, is his heir, aged 3 years and more.
391
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
Edmund duke of York held to himself and his heirs male £289 6s.8d. from the ancient custom of wools in the port of London, part of £1,000 granted him by Richard II [CPR 1385–9, p.62]. Of this sum £96 8s.10 1/2d. is held in dower by Joan his widow, so that Edward held £192 17s.9 1/2d. and the reversion of £96 8s.10 1/2d. Long before his death by a grant enrolled in the hustings he gave to Thomas bishop of Durham, John Pelham and Richard Stury, knights, Roger Flore of Rutland, John Laurence of Dorset and John Russell of Herefordshire an inn called ‘le Oldenne’ with garden and a tenement called ‘Brewhous’ and shops, solars and cellar in the parish of St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf in Castle Baynard ward. He died on 25 Oct. last. Richard his heir is aged 4 years and more.
392
Writ 4 Dec. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Birmingham 14 March 1416
He held the manors of Solihull and Sheldon with the advowson of Solihull and of the free chapel of St. Alphege there with the knight’s fees belonging to them, of the king in chief by knight service after the death on 28 Aug. last of Sybil, widow of Hugh le Despenser, who held them for life. The king granted them to him for life by letters patent of 16 April 1414 with all other possessions of Thomas late lord Despenser, and granted the remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny, knight, and Isabel his wife, sister and heir of Richard son and heir of Thomas, and the heirs male of their bodies, by letters patent of 17 Feb. 1415 [CPR 1413–6, pp.249, 286]. The annual values are, Solihull £20, Sheldon £6 13s.4d., the church when it occurs £20 and the chapel 20s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
393
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Prittlewell 16 Feb 1416
Richard II granted the following, formerly held by Aubrey de Veer, knight, to Edmund duke of York by letters patent dated 3 Feb. 1391, and the grant was confirmed by Henry IV [CPR 1388–92, p.377; 1399–1401, p.135]. They descended to Edward duke of York as his son and heir male: Rayleigh, the honor, vill, fair, market and park, with the mill, rents, services, tolls and customs, view of frankpledge and other regalities and liberties, annual value of the honor beyond the fee of the steward 60s., the remainder nil. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, with the following parcels of the honor: Thundersley, the manor and park, annual value of the manor £12, and of the park beyond th cost of the enclosure and the wages of the parker at 3d. daily, £12; Eastwood, the manor, annual value £24; and Rochford, the hundred, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
394
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Buntingford 19 Jan 1416
By his charter made with royal licence [CPR 1413–6, pp.349–50] and dated 12 Aug 1415 he granted the manor and advowson of Anstey with other premises in other counties to Henry bishop of Winchester, Thomas bishop of Durham, Walter Hungerford, knight, Roger Flore of Oakham, Peter Mavan, the king’s liege subject of Gascony, John Laurence, John Russell of Hertfordshire, Henry Bracy of Fotheringhay and John Wykes to hold of the king in chief by knight service. All the tenants attorned to them. The annual value of the manor is £14 13s.4d. and no more because Edward duke of York granted the following annuities from it: 40s. to Edmund Cook, £20 to Thomas Gerbrugge, knight, and 5 marks to Richard Baynard of Messing. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
395
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. High Wycombe 8 Feb 1416
By letters patent of 12 Nov. 1390 [sic. CPR 1385–9, p.530; 10 Nov. 1388] Richard II granted the manor and advowson of Wendover, with all its appurtenances, knight’s fees, services and advowsons, and view of frankpledge within the precincts of the manor, valued at £84 yearly, to Edmund duke of York and his heirs male in part satisfaction of a grant to him of £1,000 yearly. It descended to Edward and is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 80 marks. He also held for life jointly with John Stivecle and Thomas Pever, half the manor of Horton with the advowson by turns, which they acquired, he, Edward as earl of Rutland, with John Mulsho and Thomas Appultrewyk, both now deceased, from William Peiteveyn, Joan his wife and Thomas Wibsenade and Katharine his wife to hold to them and the heirs of John Mulsho by a fine of 1397 [CP 25/1/290/58, no. 312]. They are held of Richard Wyndesore in socage and by a rent of 27s.4d., anual value beyond that 100s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
396
Writ 15 [sic] Oct. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket 4 Feb 1416
He held for life by the king’s grant as above [no. 392], with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife, the manor and advowson of Whelnetham of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the manor 108s.4d., the advowson, 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
397
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Grantham 14 Jan 1416
He held the manors of Bonby and Shillingthorpe for life, of the king in chief by knight service, because the reversion of Bonby after the death of Edward Boteler, knight, who held it for life and died on 3 March 1413, and the reversion of Shillingthorpe after the death of Hugh le Despenser, knight, who held it for life and died on 12 Dec. 1399, belonged to Thomas late lord Despenser, and the king granted him all the possessions of Thomas to hold for his life on 16 April 1414 with remainder as above [no. 392]. The annual values are Bonby £13 6s.8d., Shillingthorpe 60s. He held no more because by his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the castle, vill and manor of Stamford and the vill and soke of Grantham, and all the tenants attorned. The annual values are Stamford £20 and no more because he granted £10 yearly to Roger Flore and 10 marks yearly to William Wolverton from it for the term of their lives, Grantham £20 and no more because Joan widow of Edmund has £11 yearly in dower from it, and Roger Flore an annuity of 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390]
398
Writ, plura, 19 May 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Caistor 8 July
He held the manor of Harlaxton called ‘Brewes’ manor of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4 marks. Thomas son of Thomas de Belesby, knight, kinsman and heir of Norman de Swynford, knight, deceased, who held the manor of Richard II by knight service, was next heir, aged 3 years and more. Whether the duke held it or not when he died, whether it was included in the inquisition after his death, and when he died, is unknown.
399
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle 29 Nov
By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 the duke granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manors of Nassington and Yarwell and the castle, manor and vill of Fotheringhay, all held of the king in chief by knight service; annual values, Nassington £20, Yarwell 20 marks, Fotheringhay 40 marks and no more because he granted annuities of 25 marks and 66s.8d. from it to Henry Bracy for life. He held the manor and advowson of Yelvertoft for life by the king’s grant and with remainder as above [no. 392], anual value of the manor 43s.4d. and of the advowson 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
400
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Cirencester 2 Dec
By licence of Henry IV by letters patent [CPR 1408–13, p.406] he granted the manor of Barton Bristol by his charter to Thomas bishop of Durham, John Pelham, knight, Robert Tirwhit, Robert Wyntryngham, clerk, John Bokelond, clerk, Henry Bracy and Thomas Walweyn, deceased, to hold to them and their heirs as of the crown by the customary services. All the tenants have attorned to them. The annual value is £50. By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manor of Doughton, annual value 40s. and no more because burdened with various annuities. He held for life of the king in chief by knight service by the king’s grant with remainder as above [no. 392] the manor and vill of Whittington, and the manors and lordships of Aberavon, Welsh Aberavon, Newton Nottage, Dinas Powys, Sully and Peterston, annual values, Whittington £12, Aberavon £18, Welsh Aberavon £23, Newton Nottage £13, Dinas Powys £14, Sully £20 and Peterston £6 13s.4d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
401
Writ 8 Nov. 1415.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Weobley 5 Dec
He held the castle, manor and lordship of Ewyas Lacy in the Welsh March for life of the king in chief by knight service, by the king’s grant with remainder as above [no. 392], annual value £40. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
402
Writ 30. Oct. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge 2 Dec
He held the lordship of the Isle of Wight with the castle of Carisbrooke and all the lordship pertaining to it by the grant of Richard II to hold for life without rent [CPR 1396–9, p.150], annual value 500 marks. He also held the office of justice and keeper of the New Forest and other forests south of the Trent by letters patent of 1399 [CPR 1399–1401, p.66]. The holdings in the Isle of Wight included the manors and advowsons of Thorley and Wellow, and the forests included Bere Forest. He also held the manor and advowson of Ashley on the mainland. He held the manor and advowson of Mapledurwell for life by the king’s grant as above [no. 392] with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife. [Most of this inquisition is illegible. A few details have been taken from the folio Calendar and the escheator’s account, E 136/241, no. 7].
403
He held the manor of Somerford Keynes in fee tail by the grant of Richard II to his father by letters patent of 12 Nov. 1390 to hold by knight service [see Report on Dignity of a Peer, V, p.145]. On 5 Oct. 1414 without licence he granted the demesne lands and services of the tenants to John Brugge of Highworth and Margaret his wife to hold for the term of their lives and 1 year more rendering £12 15s. yearly by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. They have held since, and the king pardoned his grant by letters patent of 7 Oct. 1415 [not found]. Therefore he held the reversion, annual values, the demesne £18, the remainder £20 6s.8d. By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the manors of Vastern, Wootton Bassett, Tockenham, Chelworth, Winterbourne Bassett, Compton Bassett and Sevenhampton, the advowson of Tockenham, the borough of Wootton Bassett and the hundreds of Highworth and Cricklade. The annual value of the 7 manors is £428 13s.10d., but reduced to £310 by annuities amounting to £118 13s.10d. granted to John Russell, Peter Mavan, 20 marks, Robert Massinger, Master John Holand, John Helenton 20 marks, John Bryan 45s., Thomas Beau … £16 20d., Ralph Hull, John Golafre, and Simon Rustelay. By the king’s grant he held for life of the king in chief and by knight service, with remainder as above [no. 392] the manors and lordships of Sherston Magna, Broad Town and Winterslow, annual value together £44 13s.4d., and the advowsons of Sherston Magna and Winterslow, annual value together £16 13s.4d. [A large part of this inquisition is illegible, some details from the escheator’s account, as above].
404
Writ 13 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 23 Dec
Edward III granted to Edmund father of Edward a yearly rent of £20 from the issues of the county payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas [CChR 1341–1417, p.174] when he was created earl of Cambridge. This was confirmed by Henry IV, and 10 marks from it was assigned to John widow of Edmund in dower. The remaining 20 marks and the reversion of 10 marks descended to Edward. He also held to himself and his heirs male 40s. rent from lands and tenements in Bourn, parcel of the manor of Anstey in Hertfordshire, held as above [no. 394], of the king in chief, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 390].
405
YORK. Inquisition. Doncaster 21 Dec 1415
He held the manor, vill and lordship of Sowerby in tail male of the king in chief by knight service by the grant of Edward III to Edmund his father [Report on Dignity of a Peer, V, p.54], annual value £53 6s.8d. Similarly he held £400 yearly from the custom of wools in the port of Kingston upon Hull and £100 from the issues of the county, part of £1,000 yearly granted by Richard II to his father when he was created duke of York [CPR 1385–9, p.62]. Joan widow of Edmund his father was assigned 200 marks and 50 marks from these sums in dower, and Edward held the reversion of them. By his charter of 12 Aug. 1415 he granted to Henry bishop of Winchester and others, as above [no. 394] the castle and manor of Conisbrough, the manors of Braithwell, Clifton, Hatfield, Fishlake and Thorne, and the tenants have attorned to them. Hatfield is burdened with life annuities of £10 to John Horne, £6 13s.4d. to Philip Beauchamp, and 26s.8d. to Thomas Baker; and Conisbrough with 26s.8d. to William Cannyng … Date of death as above. [Part of this inquisition is illegible].
406
YORK. Inquisition. York castle 13 Aug 1416
He held more than was found in the last inquisition: for life by the king’s grant of 16 April 1414 with remainder to Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny and Isabel his wife, as above [no. 392], he held the manor of Hotham extending in Hotham, Bursea, North Cave, Everthorpe and Drewton with the advowson of Hotham. The reversion of the manor and advowson was held by Sybil widow of Hugh le Despenser, knight, who died on 28 Aug. last.
C 138/14, no. 45
E 136/241, no. 7
E 149/104, no. 6
E 152/460


PHILIPPA DUCHESS OF YORK
407
BUCKINGHAM. Assignment of dower. Wendover, in the presence of Thomas Dereham, attorney of Hugh Mortimer, farmer of the manor 2 April 1416
Assigned a 3rd part of the assize rents of the borough: Peter Fuller, rendering 6s.6d. for 1 croft, formerly of John Barbour, next the ‘Hertishurd’. Richard Drover, 4s.6d. for 2 burgages formerly of John atte Thorne. Peter Wicheley, 16 1/2d. for 1 burgage formerly of John Barbour, and 1 a. on ‘Wychewellhull’ in right of Isabel his wife. Henry Cowper, 16 1/2d. for 1 burgage formerly of Richard Cowper. Thomas Bate, 9d. for 1/2 burgage. Henry Yonge, 18d. for 1 burgage formerly of Matthew Philip. Matthew Fisher, 9d. for 1/2 burgage formerly of Philip Bray; 2s.10d. for 2 shops formerly of Thomas atte Hull; 20d. for 1 shop with an encroachment formerly of the same; 2s. for another shop formerly of the same; 9d. for a 3rd shop formerly of the same; 2s. for an encroachment attached to the 3 shops; 18d. for 1 messuage and 1 curtilage formerly of Matthew Downe; 6d. for parcel of a messuage formerly of Robert Gerveys; 17d. for 1 burgage formerly of Thomas Leycestre; 15d. for 1 burgage in ‘le Southstrete’, formerly of Matthew atte Downe; and 8d. for 1 messuage formerly of Thomas Mason. Thomas Kyppynge, 5s.1/2d. for 3 burgages and 1 curtilage formerly of Thomas Leycestre. Richard Brune, 3s. for 2 burgages. John Horle, 9s. … Edmund Britnell, 4s.6d. for 3 burgages. William atte Halle, 7s. for various parcels. John atte Strete, 6s.4d. for various parcels. John Hare, 6s. for various parcels. Thomas Poynard, 2s.3d. for 2 shops. Henry Brytonell, 2s.6d. for 1/2 burgage. Matthew Barre, 4s. for 2 burgages. William Ammony, 3s.10d. for 1 burgage. John Warren, 3s. for 2 burgages. Isabel Vicar, 10 1/2d. for parcel of 1 burgage. Bailiff of the market, 3s.4d. for 3rd part of 10s. in tolls. For 1 bakery called ‘le communbakhous’, 3s.5 1/2d. For 1/2 waste burgage formerly of John atte Mille to the north, 4d. Also a 3rd part of the following assize rents: John Lovell, knight, … in ‘Kyngesmede’, 6d. Thomas Kyrkham, for the meadow called ‘Sarehamm’ … 12d. Edmund Britonell for 1 watermill called ‘Clerkesmille’, 29s.4 1/2d. Thomas Brit… for various parcels of land, 27s.5 1/2d. Thomas Wendovere, 9s.6d. John Cheyne for 1 fulling mill, 13s.10d. Matthew Welhede for various parcels, 7s.8d. Various tenants of the queen for lands formerly of John Nowers, knight, 1 pair of spurs price 6d. Richard Grachere for various parcels, 10s.1d. Matthew Fysher for 4 a. called ‘Bodelcrofte’, and 8 a. above ‘Bodelcroft hull’ both formerly of Matthew atte Downe, 4s.8d. Matthew Fysher for certain lands which Joan widow of William Norgate, junior, held in dower, 2s.6d. Thomas Memys for 1 virgate formerly of John Astewyke, 13s.4d. Robert Kyppyng for lands formerly ‘Redmanes’, 8d. Edmund Britonell for 1 watermill called ‘Hendekynesmull’, a 3rd part of 20s., 6s.8d. Also a 3rd part of the customary rents: Thomas Brit for 1 messuage and 1 virgate formerly of John Hawys, 11s. and for 1 virgate, formerly ‘Grovette’, 12s. Thomas Wendover for 1 virgate formerly of Richard Grovette, 11s. and for 1 virgate formerly of Gilbert Cat. Richard Gracher for 1 virgate called ‘Bradeweys’ and 1/2 virgate called ‘Fowlyslond’, 11s. John Hare for 1 virgate formerly ‘Hermannes’, 14s. Roger Skynner for 1 messuage, 1 virgate and 2 crofts formerly of Walter Kope, 14s., for 1 virgate formerly of John Hawys, 10s.9 1/2d. and for 1 a. meadow lying in ‘Kyngesmede’, 12d. John Gourney, smith, for a tenement called ‘Boycrofte’, 18s.2 1/2d. John Gampayn for various parcels as appears by the rental, 18d.; and 7 capons in recompense for a 3rd part of 39, that is 13 capons, 12s.6 1/2d. A 3rd part of 14d. rent called ‘Petrispanes’ from 14 customary tenants, 4 1/2d.; a 3rd part of the issues and profits of 2 watermills called ‘Malt mill’ and ‘Hedenmill’; a 3rd part of the profits of courts; a 3rd part of the wood called ‘Bakcombe’ estimated at 180 a., 60 a. to the south; a 3rd part of the corn, a 3rd part of 2 bushels, 1 peck from various tenants. Demesne lands: a 3rd part of the following furlongs: ‘Gladwynefurlong’ containing by estimation 5 a. to the north, ‘Casteldychefurlong’, 16 a. to the north, ‘Dameanneslanefurlong’, 34 a. to the north, ‘Roughlandesfurlong’, 6 a. to the north, ‘Herteslandfurlong’, 10 a. to the south, ‘Pennyngfurlong’, 6 a. to the south, ‘Brecyfurlong’, 20 a. to the south, ‘Crabtresfurlong’ 20 a. to the south, ‘Middilfurlong’ 40 a. to the south. ‘Codycroftacre’ in compensation for 2 a. called ‘Reynaldesacre’ next ‘Fowlesden’; 2 crofts called ‘Shepcotescroftes’ to the west of the lane called ‘Middilweylane‘, another croft containing 2 a. from another part of ‘Tremell’. A 3rd part of a furlong called ‘Hosfurlong’; to the end of ‘Wychewellfurlong’ 6 a. to the north; a 3rd part of the furlong extending to the east in road … furlong called ‘Middilfurlong’ to the north … extending in ‘Bakumbeyate’ to the west … called ‘Fowlesfurlong’ 6 a. to the north. … croft called ‘Whychewell’ croft … croft called ‘Pyg…’ furlong called ‘Ochill’ … [Dorse] Demesne lands: 1 furlong called ‘Overfurlonge’ in ‘Grammerstokkynge’ containing 3 a. in recompense for 1 furlong called ‘Netherfurlonge’ there containing 6 a. A 3rd part of a furlong called ‘le Northbreche’ containing by estimation 20 a. to the west; a 3rd part of a furlong called ‘le Stonybrechfurlong’ 5 a. to the west; 1 plot called ‘Browneshull’ in recompense for a croft called ‘Downecroft’ 3 roods in ‘Eselburghfelde’ formerly of Robert Cok, in recompense for 1 1/2 a. formerly of the same; 1 plot in ‘Backcombe’ called ‘le Lytelden’ 2 a. in recompense for a plot called ‘le Overden’ containing 4 a.; a 3rd part of the following: a toft called ‘Shakelockyswyk’ at ‘Wellehede’ to the south; an a. called ‘Potrottsacre’ to the west now farmed by Henry Mendlesham; a plot lying in ‘Boleheye’ formerly of Richard Craft, and now of Thomas Wendover; a toft formerly of Robert Barwell to the south; and of the following meadows contaiing by estimation the areas stated: ‘Oveunepey’ 15 a. to the west; ‘Netheunepey’ 15 a. to east; ‘Holtmede’ 5 a. to east; ‘Hethfolmede’ 1 a. to east; ‘le Hoke’ 1 a. to south; ‘Lytelcolham’ 2 a. to south; ‘Casteldychmede’ with 1 a. called ‘Glovenacre’ 5 a. to north; ‘le Haggelayzen’ 3 a. to east; ‘Threlongeacres’ 3 a. to south; ‘le Lotmede’ 2 1/2 a. in various places; and next ‘Hendekyndesmill’ 1 a. including hedges and ditches to east. Pasture: a 3rd part of the following pastures containing by estimation the areas stated: Great Colham 4 a. to west; ‘Horspenynge’ 3 a. to west; ‘Castelwychehull’ 1 a. to south; ‘Oxelepasture’ 4 a. to south; ‘Oxepennynge’ 4 a. to south; and half of ‘Cisternmede’ 2 a. to west. Exchange: afterwards in exchange by agreement: pastures called ‘Horspennynge’, ‘Cisternmede’ and ‘Casteldychehull’ for ‘Oxelese’ and ‘Oxepennynge’. Also a 3rd part of the office of bailiff of the borough of Wendover and of all other offices in the manor.
C 138/14, no. 45, m.31


WILLIAM LE ZOUCHE, KNIGHT
408
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
On 31 Oct. last he held in his demesne as of fee a mansion in Lime Street in the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft. On 1 Nov. he granted it by deed to Robert Isham and Roger Flore to hold to them and their assigns for 12 years without rent. It is held of the king in free burgage as is all London. If let it would be worth 40s. yearly. He died on 3 Nov. William his son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
409
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Deddington 14 May 1416
He held a service rent of 20s. in Hempton in his demesne in fee simple. Of whom and by what service is unknown. He died on 1 Nov. last, heir as above aged 14 years and more.
410
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Newbury 15 May 1416
He held a rent of 40s. from lands and tenements in Newbury in his demesne in fee simple of the king, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 409].
411
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Docking 14 May 1416
He held the manor of Docking in his demesne in fee simple, annual value 10 marks and no more because by his deed dated 7 Jan. 1404 he granted a rent of 2d. daily from it to John Parker his servant for life. It is held of the king in chief by knight service. He died on 2 Nov. Heir as above [no. 409].
412
Writ 30 Dec. 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. St Albans 23 March 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London: 1 messuage in Caddington by fealty, 50s. rent and 24 boon works, annual value beyond that 40s.; and also a tenement in Kensworth called ‘Damesarestenement’ by suit of court twice yearly at Kensworthbury, annual value 13s.4d. He died on 3 Nov. last, heir as above aged 15 years and more.
413
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
RUTLAND. Inquisition. Morcott 7 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee: Clipsham, the manor, of William Bourchier and Anne his wife, widow of the earl of Stafford, of the castle of Oakham by knight service, annual value £6 13s.4d. and no more because John Messenger has an annuity of 53s.4d. from it for life by the grant of William le Zouche by letters patent of 11 May 1404. Exton, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of the lady of Exton of the manor of Exton, service unknown, annual value nil because Roger Flore of Oakham has an annuity of 53s.4d. from it by letters patent of William le Zouche dated 28 Feb. 1415. North Luffenham, 4 crofts, 9 a. and 5s. rent from lands and tenements, of the earl of Warwick of his manor of Barrowden, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. Wing, 3 messuages and 3 virgates, of the same earl of his manor of Preston, service unknown, annual value 30s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
414
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 27 Nov 1415
Long before his death, on 10 July 1415 he granted to Edward duke of York, deceased, Henry bishop of Winchester, Thomas lord Berkeley, Ralph Grene, Thomas Wodevyll, Roger Flore, Robert Isham, John Neubald, decreased, and William Glen and the heirs and assigns of Robert Isham, by his charter shown to the jurors: Brafield on the Green, Little Houghton and Harringworth, the manors, held of Reynold de Grey, lord of Ruthin, services unknown, annual values, Harringworth 40 marks, the others £28. Bulwich, the manor and advowson, held of Hugh Courtenay, service unknown, annual value £24. Barby, the manor and advowson, of the king of the honor of Peverel by knight service, annual value £26 3s.4d. Yelvertoft, 3 messuages and 4 virgates, of the heirs of Lord le Despenser, service unknown, annual value 40s.6d. Blakesley, 2 messuages and 2 virgates, of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England by a rent of 1d., annual value 30s.10 1/2d. Rothwell, 6 messuages and 6 virgates, of the earl of Stafford, service unknown, annual value £4 and no more because of annuities granted. Northampton, 3 messuages and 1 virgate, of the king in free burgage, annual value 10s.6d. West Haddon, the reversion of 2 messuages and 1 carucate, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value nil because Ralph Malory holds them for life. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
415
Writ 10 Nov. 1415.
DERBY. Inquisition. Ilkeston 30 Jan 1416
Long before his death on 2 May 1412, by charter shown to the jurors, he granted the manor of Ilkeston to William de Roos, lord of Helmsley, Henry lord Beaumont, William Thirnynge, knight, John Neubald and Peter Purly, esquires now deceased, Thomas lord Berkeley, Thomas lord de la Warr, clerk, and Robert Isham, to hold in fee simple without conditions. All the tenants attorned to them. It is held of Lord Beaumont of the honor of Folkingham, service unknown, annual value nil beyond annuities. He died on 1 Nov. last. Heir as above, aged 13 years on 10 May last.
416
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Greasley 29 Jan 1416
On 2 May 1412 he granted the castle of Greasley by charter to William de Roos and others, as above [no. 415]. It is held of the king of the honor of Peverel, annual value nil beyond annuities. Date of death and heir as above [no. 415].
417
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
WORCESTER. Inquisition. Pershore 15 Nov
He held 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 50 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in Newborough in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as a 14th part of a knight’s fee. William le Zouche of Totnes, his father, granted a yearly rent of 20s. from it to Julia Colmon of Newborough for life, and she held it all William’s life, annual value beyond that nil. He died on 2 Nov. Heir as above [no. 408].
418
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 15 Jan 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Totnes, the castle, manor and free borough with the hamlet of Loddiswell, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 5 marks. South Huish, 16 marks yearly rent. South Huish, Brixton, Ringmore, North Bovey, Woodford, Broadhempston, Raddon and Allerford, 28 knight’s fees, a 6th part and a 40th part of a fee, belonging to the castle of Totnes, of the king in chief. Totnes, the advowsons of the priory, and of Werland in Totnes, and of the free chapel of the chantry of St. Edmund on the bridge, all belonging to the castle, of the king in chief. Cornworthy, the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks, and the advowson of the priory, annual value nil. He died on 1 Nov. last. Heir as above, aged 13 years on 20 May last..
419
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Grantham 7 Jan 1416
On 2 May 1412 he granted the manor of Lavington and the reversion of the manors of Witheall and Kingthorpe to William de Roos and others, as above [no. 415], to hold in fee simple without conditions. All the tenants attorned to them. Lavington is held of the bishop [sic] of York, service unknown, annual value 23s.4d., Kingthorpe of the duchy of Lancaster by the rent of a pair of gloves or 6d., annual value 53s.4d., and Witheall of the honor of Peverel, annual value 100s. He died on 3 Nov. last. Heir as above [no. 408].
420
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Coventry 9 Jan 1416
On 10 July 1415, long before his death, he granted by charter to Edward duke of York, now deceased, and others as above [no. 414] the manors of Weston in Arden and Foleshill, with 1 messuage and 2 virgates in Wolvershill, and the tenants attorned to them. Weston in Arden is held of Lord Beaumont, service unknown, annual value 40s.; Foleshill and the messuage and virgates of the same, service unknown, annual value nil beyond annuities granted to John Beaufo and Thomas Elkyn for their lives. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
421
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 10 Jan 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Thorpe Arnold, the manor with its members in Brentingby, Bushby and Thurnby with view of frankpledge of Belgrave, of Lord Ferrers of Groby by a rent of 2 bitch hounds, annual value £12 and no more because he granted life annuities from it of 106s.8d. to John Clyfford, 53s.4d. to William Gascoyn, and 40s. to William Clyfford, and from Bushby and Thurnby 53s.4d. to William Dawes. John Adam, chaplain, also had an annuity of £4 from Thorpe Arnold until he should be given a benefice of that value. Houghton on the Hill, the reversion of all his lands there, which William le Zouche, his grandfather, granted to Henry de la Chambre for life. They are held of Lord Ferrers, service unknown. Claybrooke, the manor, of Lord Beaumont, service unknown, annual value 100s. and no more because he granted 50s. yearly to John Duche, and 63s.4d. yearly to Thomas Trumpet from it for the term of their lives. Walton, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, and Bruntingthorpe, 1 toft, both of Ralph Horn, services unknown, annual values 6s. and 8d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
422
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Ludgershall 29 Jan 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee of Queen Joan: Calstone Wellington, the manor, of the castle of Devizes by knight service, annual value £13 6s.8d. Calne, the hundred with a watermill and lands and tenements in Quemerford called ‘Les Boures’ by knight service and a rent of £15 payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value nil beyond the rent. He died on 1 Nov. last. Heir as above [no. 408].
423
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
No place
He held half the manor of Meole Brace in his demesne as of fee of the earl of March, service unknown, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above [no. 417].
424
Writ 15 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Bridgwater 1 Dec
The manors of Haygrove and Odcombe are held of the king in socage by a rent of 1d. payable at Michaelmas. The lordship or borough of Bridgwater with the court of the hundred, fairs, markets and other liberties is held of the king in free burgage. William le Zouche held in his demesne as of fee 2 parts of the manor of Haygrove, 1 part of the king in socage, the other of Thomas de Berkeley at fee farm, and a 6th part of the manor of Odcombe of the king in socage. By letters patent dated at Harringworth on 13 Sept. 1409 he granted Robert Bank the office of bailiff of Haygrove with a daily allowance of 2d., and a robe or 10s. and 6s.8d. for boots yearly. The annual value of Haygrove beyond the 1d, and robe etc. is £10, payable by equal parts at the 4 principal terms. That of the 6th part of Odcombe is 33s.4d. similarly payable. He also held 2 parts of the borough of Bridgwater in his demesne in fee simple, 1 part of the king in free burgage, the other of Thomas de Berkeley, rendering £10 yearly to Thomas at Candlemas for the parts of Haygrove and Bridgwater. In Bridgwater he took 12d. from each burgage tenure at Michaelmas, 6d. from each half burgage, and so forth in proportion. By other letters patent of the same date as above he granted Thomas Foot, formerly bailiff of Bridgwater, a rent of 40s. from it for life. The annual value of the 2 parts beyond this rent is £10 payable by equal parts as above. He died on 1 Nov. Heir as above aged 12 years and more.
425
Writ 11 Nov. 1415.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Southcott 1 Dec
On 2 May 1412 long before his death he granted to William de Roos and others, as above [no. 415] the manors of Ellesborough and Claydon, and all the tenants attorned to them. They are held of the king of the honor of Peverel, annual values, Ellesborough 60s., Claydon 20s. By a charter of 3 July 1409 he granted the manor of Stoke Mandeville to Henry bishop of Winchester, Hugh Mortymer. Robert Isham and John Neubold, now deceased. It is held of the bishop of Lincoln, service unknown, annual value 10 marks; and on 6 June 1412 he also granted to Robert Isham his manor of Ham with land and tenements in Wotton Underwood for life with reversion to himself. All the tenants attorned to Robert. They are held of Simon Darches, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. Finally he had held the view of frankpledge in Ledburn and rents and services in Mentmore, parcels of the manor of Eaton Bray in Bedfordshire, which he granted by charter on 10 July 1415 to Edward duke of York and others, as above [no. 414], annual value of the view and rents 60s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
426
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Leighton Buzzard 8 Oct 1415
He held in his demesne as of fee: Thorn, the manor, with the vill of Houghton Regis, of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, annual value £20. He granted a rent of 100s. by deed to William Mauleverer for life from this manor. Dunstable, 1 messuage, 1 toft and 20 a., of the prior of Dunstable, service unknown, annual value 20s. Totternhoe, view of frankpledge there formerly called ‘Aliamsfe’ and 60 a. of the lord of Odell, service unknown, annual value 30s.; also the reversion of 6 messuages and 100 a. after the death of Eleanor, wife of John Bradenham, who holds them for her life of the lord of Eaton Bray, service unknown. He granted a yearly rent of 26s.8d. from Totternhoe by deed to Thomas Porter for life, and Thomas is still living. On 10 July 1415 he granted to Edward duke of York and others, as above [no. 414] the manor of Eaton Bray, with view of frankpledge, 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Ledburn and 30s. rent from lands and tenements in Mentmore, Buckinghamshire, parcels of the manor. It is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee; annual value of the view and virgate 13s.4d. Date of death and heir as above [no. 408].
427
Commission to William Yerde and Robert Cary, esquires, Edward Burnbury, John Vyncent, William Gascoigne and Thomas Compworth to enquire who has held the lands of William lord le Zouche and taken the profits etc. 8 Aug. 1416. [CPR 1416–22, p.80].
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition, before William Yerde and John Vyncent. Reading 27 May 1418
He held 56s.8d. rent in Newbury in his demesne in fee simple of the king in chief, service unknown. He died on 3 Nov. 1415. William his son and heir was aged 13 years and more on that day.
428
OXFORD. Inquisition, before the same. Oxford 26 May 1418
He held 24s. rent in his demesne in fee simple in hempton in Deddington, of whom and by what service is unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
429
NORFOLK. Inquisition, before the same. Docking 26 May 1418
he held the manor of Docking in his demesne in fee simple of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £17 6s.8d. Who has taken the profits is unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
430
He held 1 messuage, 1 virgate, 50 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in Newborough in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee, annual value 20s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
431
BEDFORD. Inquisition, before the same. Ampthill 10 March 1418
He held in his demesne as of fee: the manors of Thorn and Houghton Regis of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £36; 1 messuage, 1 toft and 20 a. arable in Dunstable, of the prior of Dunstable, service unknown, annual value 40s.; and the manor of Totternhoe with view of frankpledge of the lord of Odell, service unknown. Ralph earl of Westmorland has taken the profits since his death, title unknown. By a deed dated 10 July 1415 shown to the jurors he granted to Edward duke of York and others, as above [no. 414] the manor of Eaton Bray with view of frankpledge; 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Ledburn; and 30s. rent and services from lands and tenements in Mentmore (Bucks], Henlow and Wymington, to hold to them and the heirs of Robert Isham of the chief lords of the fees. They held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100 marks. The bishop of Winchester has held since his death and taken the profits. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
432
HERTFORD. Inquisition, before the same. Barnet 23 March 1418
He held in his demesne as of fee of the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s, London: 1 messuage in Caddington, service unknown, annual value £4; and 1 tenement in Kensworth called ‘Damesares tenement’ by suit of court at the manor of Kensworthbury twice yearly, annual value 33s.4d. Who has held since his death is unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
433
He held in his demesne as of fee: Totnes, as above [no. 418], annual value £28 11s.4 1/2d.; South Huish, as above; Totnes, the advowsons of the priory, of Werland and of St. Edmund on the bridge; Cornworthy, the manor with Loddiswell, annual value £20 14s.8d., and the advowson of the priory, all as above. Date of death as above [no. 427]. William his son and heir was aged 12 years on 10 May last.
434
LONDON. Inquisition, before William Yerde and John Vyncent. St Martin le Grand 7 April 1418
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in free burgage 1 house and 7 cottages in Lime Street in the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft, annual values, the house 40s., cottages 33s.4d. Who has taken the profits since his death is unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
435
RUTLAND. Inquisition, before William Yerde and John Vyncent. Uppingham 14 March 1418
All holdings as above [no. 413], except for the annual values: Clipsham, £183s.; Exton, £4; North Luffenham, 21s. and Wing 40s. Ralph earl of Westmorland has taken the profits since his death. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
436
SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition, before William Yerde and Thomas Compworth. Shrewsbury 11 June 1417
He held half the manor of Meole Brace in his demesne as of fee, annual value £17. Ralph earl of Westmorland and Thomas Wylewes have taken the profits since his death in virtue of letters patent [Cf. CPR 1413–6, p.381]. He held the advowson of Hope Bowdler, where Thomas Chykenhull is now parson; and the following knight’s fees, held of him by the persons named: Hope and Wilderley, 1 fee by the abbot of Haughmond and the heirs of Stephen de Hope. Marton, 1/2 fee by John Skryven. Harley, 1 fee by Joan widow of Robert Harley. Stanwardine, 1 fee by Hugh Eggerton, Margaret his wife, and his parceners. Wittingslow, 1/2 fee by the heirs of Nicholas Opton. Hatton, 1/5 fee by William Wycharl. Stapleton, 1/5 fee by John Stepulton. Eyton, 1/10 fee by the heirs of Roger de Eston and his parceners. Marton, John Skrevyn held 1/2 fee in right of Joan his late wife. John his son succeeded to it last year, whence the king has 50s. for relief. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
437
LEICESTER. Inquisition, before the same. Leicester 31 March 1417
He held in his demesne as of fee: Thorpe Arnold, the manor, with lands and tenements in Brentingby, Bushby and Thurnby and view of frankpledge in Belgrave, of Lord Ferrers of Groby by a yearly rent of 2 bitch hounds, annual values, Thorpe Arnold £36 9s.10d., Bushby and Thurnby £6, view of frankpledge 20s. Claybrooke, the manor, of the lord of Bellomonte, service unknown, annual value £17 11s.6d. Walton, 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate of Ralph Horn, service unknown, annual value 6s. Peatling Magna, 1 toft of Ralph Horn, service unknown, annual value 5s. Houghton on the Hill, lands and tenements of Thomas de Erdyngton, service unknown, annual value £4. Ralph earl of Westmorland has held the premises since his death. Date of death and heir as above [no. 427].
438
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition, before William Yerde and William Gascoigne. Calne 29 May 1419
He held in his demesne as of fee: Calstone Wellington, the manor of the king in chief by the service of 2 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value £39 13s.4d. Calne, the vill, hundred and mill, with 6s.8d. rent from lands and tenements in the borough of the king in chief at fee farm of £15, which hundred, mill and rent have been held by his ancestors time out of mind. On 29 Sept. 1410 he granted by letters patent to Robert Grene … marks yearly for life from the profits of the hundred and vill of Calne payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. The annual value of the hundred, mill and rent beyond the fee farm of £15 is 33s.4d. He also held the advowson of the priory of the hospital of St. John the Baptist in Calne, annual value 40s.; 5 a. pasture in Blackland in his demesne as of fee of Isabel widow of William Beaumond, annual value 6s.8d.; and 3s.8d. from the manor of Calstone Wellington. Queen Joan has taken the profits of the manor of Calstone Wellington and the 5 a. pasture since his death. Edward Stokke of Calne has held the hundred, borough, mill and rent there for 2 years since his death and taken the profits, title unknown. He died on 3 Nov. 1415. William his son and heir was then aged 14 years and more.
439
SOMERSET. Inquisition, before the same. Yeovil 15 Oct 1416
He held 2 parts of the manor of Haygrove and of the lordship and borough of Bridgwater with 2 parts of the court, hundred, fairs, markets, and other franchises and liberties in his demesne as of fee, 1 part of the king in socage by a 3rd part of 1d. at Michaelmas, the other part of Thomas lord Berkeley at fee farm of £10 yearly at Candlemas, annual value beyond the fee farm of £10, £62. He held a 6th part of the manor of Odcombe in his demesne as of fee of the king in socage by part of the said payment, annual value 100s. Perquisites of 2 parts of the court of the hundred of the manor of Haygrove and of the lordship of the borough of Bridgwater 100s., profits of Bridgwater market 20s., tolls of corn in the market … 2 parts of the revenues from the waters of Bridgwater 10s., 2 parts of the tolls of the court of piepowder 26s.8d. Ralph earl of Westmorland has held his possessions since his death, title unknown. He died on 3 Nov. 1415. William his son and heir was aged 12 years on 12 May last.
C 138/15, no. 46
E 149/103, no. 1
E 152/460, 461, 464, 466


JOHN DE LA POLE, CLERK
440
Writ 29 Feb. 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Montacute 16 March
He held the manor of Norton sub Hamdon for life by the grant of Michael de la Pole, knight, his father, with reversion to Thomas, Michael’s son, and his heirs male by virtue of a fine of 1383 and 1384 [CP 25/1/289/54, no. 112]. It is held of the king in chief as a 5th part of a knight’s fee, annual value £20. He died on 4 Feb. last. Thomas, knight, his brother and heir is aged 38 years and more.
C 138/15, no. 47
E 149/105, no. 16


MICHAEL DE LA POLE, EARL OF SUFFOLK
441
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. West Coker 20 Oct
He held the advowson of Norton sub Hamdon in his demesne as of fee, annual value 20 marks. He died on 18 Sept last. Michael de la Pole, his son and heir, is aged 23 years and more.
442
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. West Coker 4 Nov
Names of jurors, and all findings as in last.
443
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Chelmsford 22 Nov
He held the manor of Gestingthorpe in his demesne in fee tail to himself and the heirs male of his body, of the king in chief by knight service, by the grant of Richard II to Michael his father [CPR 1385–9, p.24]; annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
444
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Dunham 18 Oct
Jointly with Katharine his wife, who survives him, he held the manor of Grassthorpe with its appurtenances in Grassthorpe, Sutton upon Trent, Normanton and North Clifton, in their demesne in fee tail of the king in chief of the castle of Tickhill, by the grant of Michael his father, service unknown, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
445
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Winchester 20 Oct
He held a rent of £29 from the fee farm of Winchester by the hands of the mayor during the life of Isabel countess of Suffolk by the grant of Richard II to the late earl and his heirs [CPR 1385–9, p.67]. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, and it reverts to the king on the death of Isabel.
446
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 20 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee £47 13s.4d. from the farm of 120 marks of the profits of the castle of Rockingham and of the stewardship of the forest and hundred between the bridges of Oxford and Stamford, payable by the keeper or receiver of the forest, during the life of the countess Isabel, by the grant of Richard II, as above [no. 445]. He also held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service a rent of 7s.8d. from a tenement called ‘Cracelond’ and land called ‘Powerslond’ in Mursley; and the advowsons of Grafton, annual value 20 marks, and of Bugbrooke, annual value £20. Date of death and heir as above.
447
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 19 Oct
By the grant of Richard II he held to himself and his heirs £123 7s.9 3/4d. yearly from the hanaper of chancery during the life of the countess Isabel, or until he received the reversion of the manors of Haughley and Thorndon [CPR 1385–9, pp.18,24]. Date of death and heir as above.
448
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Gainsborough 23 Oct
Jointly with Katharine his wife who survives him he held the manor of Blyborough in their demesne in fee tail by the grant of Michael his father. It is held of Lord Mowbray, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Edmund de Stafford, bishop of Exeter, Ralph de Neville, earl of Westmorland, Thomas Erpyngham, knight, Edmund de la Pole, knight, John de la Pole, Robert Bolton, and Henry Merston, clerks, John Staverton, John Glemham, Thomas Frampton, clerk, John Wode, Robert Bolton, junior, and John Morley, chaplain, held the manor of Westwoodside in their demesne as of fee and by charter dated 8 Nov. 1411 granted it to Katharine, then wife of Michael, for her life, with reversion to themselves. Accordingly he held it in her right, of Lord Mowbray, service unknown, annual value £12. He held in his demesne in fee tail 20s. rent from lands and tenements which John de Wyllesford, the heir of Lord Beaumont, John Thomson, Richard Braceby and others separately held in Welbourn, Ingoldsby, Ancaster and Marston. Similarly he held 2 fees and 3 parts of a fee in Barrowby, Allington, Ancaster, Wilsford, Ingoldsby and elsewhere, of which the heir of John Buson, knight, holds 1 fee in Barrowby, the abbot of Newbo 1 fee in Allington, the prior of Haverholme 2 parts of a fee in Ancaster, Wilsford, Ingoldsby and elsewhere, and the heir of Simon Leek a quarter fee in Sedgebrook. By the grant of Richard II to his father [CPR 1385–9, p.24] he held in tail male of the king in chief by knight service, the parish, castle, vill and manor of Eye, with the profits of the court every 3 weeks and the profits of various great courts once yearly, amounting to 20s. and the advowsons, rents and fees of £13 15s. yearly. Date of death and heir as above.
449
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. Kingston upon Hull 20 Oct
Jointly with Katharine his wife who survives him he held a rent of £50 from the fee farm of Kingston upon Hull by the grant of Richard II. He held 10 bovates in Myton in his demesne as of fee. Edmund de Stafford, bishop of Exeter, and others as above [no. 448], held the manor of Rimswell and 7 bovates in Myton called ‘Mytonfee’, 14 bovates, 40 a. meadow and 30s. rent in Rimswell, Bewholme, Drypool, Newland, Anlaby, Oustemersk and Cottingham, and by charter dated 20 Nov. 1411 granted them to Katharine for the term of her life with reversion to themselves. Therefore he held in her right. He held 1 knight’s fee in Acaster Malbis near York and in Acomb in Cleveland to himself and his heirs male as part of the honor of Eye which Richard II granted to his father, as above [no. 448]. Half was held of him by the heirs of Richard Malbussh and the other half by the heirs of Richard Bekwyth. The manor of Rimswell with lands and tenements is held of the duke of Clarence, lord of Holderness, annual value of the manor £10; the tenements in Drypool of the heirs of Thomas Sutton, knight, service unknown; the lands and tenements in Myton of Lord Mowbray in socage, annual value 18 marks; Newland and Cottingham of Edmund earl of Kent by a rent of 5s., annual value 10 marks. Michael his father founded a priory or Charterhouse and a hospital called ‘Meisondieux’ at Myton by licence of Edward III [CPR 1374–7, p.470], reserving the advowsons to himself and his heirs. The site of the priory and hospital is held of Lord Mowbray in socage. Of whom the advowsons are held is unknown, annual values, the fee 3s., advowson of the priory 20 marks, of the hospital 40s. Date of death and heir as above.
450
Writ 6 Oct. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Harleston 22 Oct
He held the manors and advowsons of Cawston and Burgh in the Marsh, a yearly rent of £20 from the manor of Bacton and the advowson of the priory of Broomholm, all of the king in chief in his demesne in fee tail as parcels of the honor of Eye, granted by Richard II, as above [no. 448], annual values, Cawston manor £40, advowson 40 marks, Burgh Manor £26, advowson 10 marks, advowson of Broomholm priory £120. Also to himself and his heirs male he held: a rent of £10 formerly belonging to the abbey of Bon Repos; another rent of £10 from the manor of Costessey, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, and another rent of 28s.5d. from the same manor after the death of the Countess Isabel, who is still living, by the grant of Richard II [CPR 1381–5, p.450]; all payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas; and also the reversion of the manor. Date of death and heir as above.
451
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Hoxne 21 Oct 1415
He held in his demesne in fee tail by the grants of Richard II to Michael his father CPR 1381–5, p.450; 1385–9, p.24]: Eye, the castle, vill, manor and honor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value beyond a farm of £20 from the manor of Bacton belonging to it £120. Lowestoft, the manor with the hundred of Lothingland, of the king in chief of the castle of Norwich in socage by fealty and a rent of 40s., annual value £56. Hartismere and Stowmarket, the hundreds, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £16. Combe, a yearly farm of £23 16s.8d. from the manor, of the king in chief by knight service. Haughley and Thorndon, the reversion of the manors after the death of Isabel countess of Suffolk who holds for life and is still living, of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, 100 marks and £30. Suffolk, a rent of £20 from the issues of the county by the sheriff. Wingfield, 69 a. of the king in chief by a rent of 2 white doves, price 2d., annual value 14s. Dallinghoo, Alderton and the abbey of Leiston, the advowsons, of the king in chief, annual values when they occur, 100s., £10 and £40. Also all the following 88 knight’s fees, of the king in chief, all extended at the rate of £5 each and held of Michael as follows: Dunningworth, Tunstall, Theberton, Hacheston, Carlton, Ramsholt, Iken, Ufford and Little Glemham, 5 fees by John Mowbray, earl Marshal. Loudham, Glemham, Bengeo, Cransford, Sibton, Framlingham, Stanton, Flimworth, Athelington, Sutton, Wingfield, Thickthorn, Creeting, Marlesford, Kenton, Fressingfield, Thurston, Stikingland, Horswald, Barham, Fordley, Frenze, Kilverstone, Horsford, Bacton, Semer and elsewhere, 10 fees by William Bowet, knight. Edwardstone, Wyverstone, Rickinghall, Fressingfield, Peasenhall, Staverton, Walton, Walsham le Willows, Brantham, Belstead, Bulmer Magna, Bulmer Parva, Stanstead, Westhorpe, Leiston, Theberton, Knettishall and elsewhere, 12 fees by Richard Waldegrave, knight. Weybread, Withersdale, Playford, Fressingfield, Kesgrave, Boyton, Istead, Westerfield, Capel, Rushmere, Tuddenham, Waldingfield, Monewden, Kettleburgh and Shotford, 10 fees by Miles de Stapleton, knight. Huntingfield, Linstead Magna, Linstead Parva, Pettistree, Chilton, Sutton, Tangham, Westleton, Bacton and elsewhere, 7 fees by Isabel countess of Suffolk. Westleton, Snape and Wantisden, 3 fees by Roger Swilyngton, knight. Aspall, Debenham, Rendlesham, Parham, Gedgrave and Marlesford, 4 fees by the heirs of John de la Pole, knight. Horpole, 3 fees by the prioress of Campsey Ash. Finningham, by Nicholas Conyers, and Kenton by Ralph Rameseye, 3 fees. Buxlow and Knodishall, 1 fee by Robert Braine, John Bekett, John Puttok and John Portman. Blickling, Sternfield, and Freston 1 fee formerly of John Fastolf. Oakenhill, Sternfield, Freston, Burston, Gissing and Claydon, and elsewhere 4 fees by Edmund Stafford, bishop of Exeter, and Ralph Nevill, earl of Westmorland. Stratton, Yaxley, Cranley and elsewhere, 1 fee by William Loveney and Robert del Spitel. Bedingfield, Laxfield and Darsham, 1 fee by Alice de Bedyngfeld and the heirs of William Clerk and of John atte Bregge. Yaxley and Benningham, 1/2 fee by the heir of Robert Hempnale, knight. In the county, 1/2 fee by william Harleston. Brome, Fressingfield and Semer, 1/2 fee by the heir of Robert Bukton. Gislingham and Thornham, 1/3 fee by Thomas Geney, knight. Braiseworth, 1/3 fee by the heir of Robert Wolleman and John Gerard. Laxfield, 1 fee by the heir of Robert Wynnefeld, knight, and William Clentyng. Badingham, 1 fee by John Carbonull, knight, and the heir of Robert Wyngefeld. Shottisham and Thornham Magna, 1 fee by William Wallere, Richard del Chirche and Roger del Wode. Billesford, 1 1/2 fees by the abbot of Leiston. Goswold and Thrandeston, 1/3 fee by Thomas Herfray. Kelton, Wilby and Horpole, 2 fees by Michael de la Pole, his son, and Elizabeth his wife. Bures St. Mary, East Bergholt, Wickham Market, Cotton, Braiseworth, Rishangles, Farnham, Rendham, Mellis and Wortham 1 fee by Thomas Sakevyle. Bacton, Horham, Alderton, Dallinghoo, Whitton, Chickering, Boulge and Glemham, 2 1/2 fees by the heir of John Copeland, knight, and the prior of Broomholm. Bacton, Horham, Alderton, Dallinghoo, Whitton, Chickering, Rushmere, Shottisham and Benhall, 2 3/4 fees by Peter de Naunton, John Staverton and the prior of Broomholm. Bacton, Whitton, Dallinghoo, Alderton, Rushmere, Horham, Chickering, Boulge, East Bergholt, Benhall and Badingham, 2 3/4 fees by John Carbonell and the prior of Broomholm. Bacton, Dilham, Barton Bendish and Worstead in Norfolk, 2 3/4 fees by John Geney, knight, the heir of Beatrice Smalbergh, the prior of Broomholm, William Sywardeby and the heir of Hugh atte Fenne. Glosthorpe, Norfolk, 1 fee by Robert Morley, knight. Bawsey, Norfolk, Redlingfield and Gislingham, 3 fees by John Carbonell, Richard atte Chirche and Thomas Geney. Stonham, Hitcham and Hethill in Norfolk, 1 fee by the heirs of Thomas Gernegan. Whitton, Horham and Chickering, 1 fee by Robert Thorp. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/15, no. 48a
E 149/104, no. 2


MICHAEL DE LA POLE SON OF THE EARL OF SUFFOLK
452
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. West Coker 27 Dec
He held the advowson of Norton sub Hamdon, which the earl of Suffolk had held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 20 marks. It was taken into the king’s hands owing to his minority. He died on 25 Oct. last. William his brother, the next male heir, was aged 19 years on 16 Oct. last. Katharine, aged 4 years and more, Elizabeth, aged 3 years and more, and Isabel, aged 1/2 year, are his daughters and next heirs.
453
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge 12 Dec
He held a rent of £29 from the fee farm of Winchester during the lifetime of Isabel countess of Suffolk of the king in chief, service unknown. It was taken into the king’s hands owing to the minority. Date of death and heirs as above.
454
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 26 Dec
He held a rent of £47 13s.4d. from the fee farm of 120 marks from the castle of Rockingham and the stewardship of the forests and hundred between the bridges of Oxford and Stamford during the lifetime of Isabel countess of Suffolk, who held in her demesne as of fee by the grant of Richard II. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown. He also held the advowsons of Grafton and Bugbroke of the king in chief by knight service, annual values 20 marks and £20. All were taken into the king’s hands owing to the minority. Date of death and heirs as above.
455
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 24 Dec
He held an annuity of £123 7s.9 3/4d. from the hanaper of Chancery payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas during the life of Isabel countess of Suffolk, part of a grant of £500 by Richard II [CPR 1385–9, p.24], held of the king in chief by knight service, until the manors of Haughley and Thorndon were released to him by her death. It is in the king’s hands owing to the minority. Date of death and heirs as above.
456
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Kirton 27 Dec
The manor of Blyborough was held jointly by Michael and Katharine, his father and mother, by the grant of Michael’s father to them. It is held of Lord Mowbray, service unknown, annual value 20 marks, and it is not in the king’s hands because it was released to Katharine and her heirs. Katharine held the manor of Westwoodside by the grant of Edmund de Stafford, bishop of Exeter, and others by their charter of 8 Nov. 1411, as above [no. 448]. It is also held of Lord Mowbray, service unknown, annual value £12, and was released to Katharine to hold for her life. As parcels of the castle, vill, manor and honor of Eye, which he held in fee tail by the grant of Richard II, as above [no. 448], he held: Welbourn, Ingoldsby, Ancaster and Marston, 20s. rent from lands and tenements held by John Willesford, the heir of Lord Beaumont, John Thomson, Richard Braceby and others unknown. Barrowby, West Allington, Ancaster, Wilsford, Ingoldsby and elsewhere, 2 3/4 knight’s fees, as above … [no. 448]. Sedgbrook, 1/4 knight’s fee by the heirs of Simon Leek. He also held the profits of a court every 3 weeks and of a yearly great court, and the advowson of the abbey of Newbo. All were taken into the king’s hands owing to the minority, and apart from the manors of Blyborough and Westwoodside released to Katharine, all remain in the king’s hands. Date of death and heirs as above.
457
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. Market Weighton 27 Dec
Michael and Katharine, his parents, held a rent of £50 from the fee farm of Kingston upon Hull. This was delivered to Katharine in jointure. Ten bovates in Myton held by Michael the father in his demesne as of fee were assigned to Katharine in dower. The manor of Rimswell, 7 bovates in Myton called ‘Atonfee’, 14 bovates, 40 a. meadow and 30s. rent in Rimswell, Bewholme, Drypool, Newland, Anlaby, Oustemersk and Cottingham were held by Katharine because granted to her by Edmund de Stafford, bishop of Exeter, and others as above [no. 448]. One knight’s fee in Acaster Malbis and Acomb of which half was held of the earl by Richard Malbyssh and half by the heirs of Richard Bekwyth, was assigned to Katharine in dower, as was the advowson of the hospital called ‘Maisondieux’, but the advowson of Charterhouse remains in the king’s hands, annual value 20 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
458
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Harleston 10 Jan 1416
The manors of Cawston and Burgh in the Marsh, a rent of £20, parcel of the castle, vill, manor and honor of Eye, the manor of Bacton, a rent of £10 formerly belonging to the abbey of Bon Repos, and another rent from the manor of Costessey which Michael de la Pole held in fee tail by the grant of Richard II by letters patent, all came into the king’s hands owing to the minority. The manor of Burgh in the Marsh held of the king in chief by knight service remains in the king’s hands. The remainder with the advowsons of Broomholm priory, Cawston and Burgh in the Marsh were assigned to Katharine in dower. Date of death and heir as above.
459
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Mendham 10 Jan 1416
The following came into the king’s hands owing to his death and the minority of the heir, all held of the king in chief, and all except Lowestoft and Wingfield by knight service. Eye, the castle, honor, vill and manor, annual value beyond £4 4s.11 1/4d. assigned to Katharine in dower £115 8s.1/2d. Hartismere and Stow, the hundreds, annual value £16. Suffolk, a rent of £20 from the issues of the county. Lowestoft, the manor with the hundred of Lothingland, of the castle of Norwich in socage by fealty and a rent of 40s., annual value £56. Combe, a yearly farm of £23 16s.8d. from the manor. Wingfield, 69 a. by a rent of 2 white doves, price 2d., annual value 4s. Haughley and Thorndon, the reversion of the manors after the death of Isabel countess of Suffolk, who holds for life, annual values £30 and 100 marks. Also 88 knight’s fees and the advowsons of Dallinghoo and Alderton and of the abbey of Leiston, as listed above [no. 451]. He, Michael the son, also held jointly with Elizabeth his wife in his demesne in tail male: Benhall, the manor with its appurtenances in Norfolk and Suffolk, of the castle of Eye, service unknown, annual value £60. Orford, £20 rent from the castle and vill. Veyses, the manor with its appurtenances in Stratford with a rent of 6s.1d. from 2 plots of land called ‘Sykerslegh’ in Stratford formerly of Geoffrey Cone, and all other lands and tenements of the late earl in Stratford and Higham with a watermill, the advowson of Stratford, view of frankpledge in Stratford and Higham, of the castle of Eye by knight service, annual value £24.
C 138/16, no. 48b
E 149/105, no. 5


RICHARD COURTENAY, BISHOP OF NORWICH
460
Writ 26 Sept. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 23 Oct
He held the manor and advowson of Honiton by the grant of Robert Vaggescomb, formerly canon of Exeter and parson of Parkham, William Bampton, formerly parson of Churchill, William Ponton, formerly portioner of Waddesdon, Henry de Bourton and John Hudresfyld to Hugh Courtenay late earl of Devon and Margaret his wife for their lives with successive remainders to Peter de Courtenay and his heirs male, Philip de Courtenay and his heirs male and the right heirs of the earl, by their charter shown to the jurors. Hugh and Margaret died. Peter died without heirs male. Then Philip held them and Richard succeeded as his son and heir. They are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the manor £20, the advowson 20 marks. By the same grant he held the manors of South Huish, Malborough, Ilton, Thurlestone, Sewer, Portlemouth and Salcombe; South Huish of William le Zouche of the castle of Totnes by knight service and a yearly rent of 15 marks, annual value £15; Malborough, Ilton, Portlemouth and Thurlestone of William Wadham of the manor of Harberton, services unknown, annual values, Malborough 16s., Ilton £12, Portlemouth 60s., Thurlestone, £30 5s.; Sewer of John de la Pomeray, knight, of his manor of Berry Pomeroy, service unknown, annual value £4; and Salcombe of William Ferrers of the fee of Polsloe, service unknown, annual value 100s. He held the mansion of the manor of Powderham with the advowson by the grant of William bishop of Hereford, and Ralph Schyllyngford to Hugh and Margaret for their lives with remainders to Philip and Peter de Courtenay and their heirs male, and the right heirs of the earl. They are held of the king in socage of the castle of Hay in Wales, of the earldom of Hereford, annual values, the mansion nil, the advowson £10. The manor and advowson of Alphington and the manor of Bolberry were granted by Hugh de Segrave, knight, to Margaret late countess of Devon with successive remainders to Peter and Philip de Courtenay, knights, and Edward, earl of Devon, and their heirs male. So he came to hold Alphington of the earl of Devon, of the honor of Okehampton, service unknown, annual value £38; and Bolberry of the same earl of the honor of Plympton, annual value £10 3s. The manor of Whitestone was granted by Robert Vaggiscombe and John Hodresfyld to Hugh and Margaret with similar remainders to Philip and Peter Courtenay. It was described as comprising 4 messuages, 2 carucates, 2 a. meadow, 200 a. wood and 13s.4d. rent with the advowson, and was held of the king in socage of the castle of Hay, as above, annual value 60s. He held the manor of Mortonhampstead with the advowson by the grant of Robert de Vagggescomb to Hugh and Margaret for their lives with remainder to Philip Courtenay, knight, and his heirs male, and the right heirs of the earl. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the manor £24, advowson £10. Long before his death he granted the manor of ‘Colmpsechvyle’ to William de Courtenay, his brother, and his heirs male, with reversion to himself. It is held of Edward Seint Johan of the manor of Lapford, service unknown, annual value £4. He also formerly held the manor of Milton Damerel without the advowson by the grant of Robert de Vaggescomb to Hugh and Margaret, as above. By his charter dated at Oxford on 27 March 1410 and shown to the jurors he gave it, except for the knight’s fees, to Robert Westcote, esquire, to hold for the term of his life, rendering him a yearly rent of £4. It is held of the earl of Devon of the honour of Plympton, service unknown, annual value £8. He also formerly held the manors of Powderham and Chiverstone by the grant of William bishop of Hereford and Ralph Schyllyngford, as above, and by his charter dated 19 May 1413 he granted them to Robert Cary, esquire, to hold for life except for the mansion, knight’s fees and advowsons, for £24 13s.4d., to hold by the rent of a rose at Midsummer. Powderham is held of the king in socage of the castle of Hay by a rent of 20s., annual value £18 6s.8d.; Chiverstone of John Nevyle, knight, and Elizabeth his wife of the manor of Kenton, service unknown, annual value £6 7s. He also held 2 messuages and 3 ferlings in ‘la Chapell’ in the parish of Cadbury and by his charter dated at Cadeleigh on 21 March 1411 he gave them to William Jew, esquire, to hold for life without rent, with reversion to himself. They are held of his heirs of the manor of Cadeleigh, service unknown, annual value 10s. At the same time he granted to William Jew for his good service a rent of £3 13s.4d., payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, from the manor of Honiton for life, with licence to distrain if in arrears by 15 days. He held 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Colyton and give it to Richard Baudyn to hold for life without rent and with reversion to himself. It is held of the earl of Devon of the manor of Colyton, service unknown, annual value 16s. He died on 15 Sept. last. Philip son of John, his brother, is his heir and was aged 11 years on 18 Jan. last.
461
SOMERSET. Inquisition. West Coker 4 Nov 1415
He held the manor of East Coker in his demesne in fee tail by the grant of Robert Vaggescomb and others to Hugh Courtenay, earl of Devon, and Margaret his wife to hold for their lives with remainders as above [no. 460]. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown. By his charter dated at Wickham Bishops on 1 Aug. 1415 he gave his chamberlain, Richard Baldewyn, esquire, £8 4s.8d. yearly for life from the manor, annual value beyond that £9 13s.4d. By a fine of Edward III [CP 25/1/200/26, no. 58] he held the manors of Sampford Brett and Torweston with £4 rent in Watchet, Williton and Stogumber, by the grant of William Wike, late parson of Kenn and John Southdon, late parson of Honiton, to Hugh earl of Devon and Margaret his wife with successive remainders to Peter and Philip Courtenay and their heirs male. So it descended to him as above. They are held of Hugh Lutrell, knight, of the castle of Dunster, service unknown, annual value £12. He held half the manor of Stewley to himself and his heirs male by the grant of John Southdoune, clerk, parson of Honiton, and the other half by the grant of John Syward, both grants being made to Philip his father and his heirs male. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/16, no. 49
E 149/105, no. 14


THOMAS CHAPELEYN
462
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 11 Dec
He held the manor of Chisenbury and 1 carucate in Littlecott for life by the grant of John Chaundeler, John Aynell and Nicholas Partute, clerks, by a fine of 1401 [CP 25/1/390/59, no. 33] by which they granted them, with the homage and services of the prior of Ogbourne and his successors, and of John son and heir of John Roches, knight, Ivo Fitzwaryn, John Bacon, Richard Litelcote, William Stourton, Nicholas Coudray, John Tannere, Nicholas Asshford, Walter Olde and John Giffard, to him, Joan his wife and the heirs of her body. Chisenbury is held of the king of the earldom of Hereford, service unknown, and the carucate with 4 messuages of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service also unknown, annual value together 51s.4d. He died on 2 Dec. last. Joan wife of Thomas Ryngewode of Hampshire, aged 30 years, and Clemency wife of Richard Deverose, aged 24 years and more, are the daughters and heirs of Joan, wife of Thomas, by William Bayford, her former husband.
463
Writ 6 Dec. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge 8 Dec
He held the manor of Fold for life of the king in chief by a yearly rent of 1d. by the grant of Thomas Ryngewode, William Westbury and John Harryes to him and Joan his wife, formerly the wife of William Bayford, by their charter dated 21 May 1411 and made with royal licence [CPR 1408–13, p.209, cf. CCR 1413–22, p.140]. He held the manor of Cridlestyle and 1 messuage in Lymington for life by the grant of John Chaundeler and others by the fine of 1401 as above [no. 462]. The manor is held of John Halle, service unknown, annual value 44s, and the messuage of the earl of Devon, service also unknown, annual value 2s. He also held 4 messuages and 1 carucate in Littlecott by the grant of the same 3 clerks to them and the heirs of Joan. They are held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/16, no. 50


WILLIAM FYLOLL
464
Writ 28 Jan. 1416.
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 28 March
He held in his demesne as of fee the manors of Winterborne Herringston and Langton Herring with the advowson of Langton Herring and 1 toft, 5 a. arable and 1 a. meadow in Leftisford in Verwood. Winterborne Herringston is held of the abbot of Bindon by the service of rendering 1 lb. of wax at the gate of the abbey at Michaelmas each year, annual value 20 marks; Langton Herring with the advowson of Alice, widow of Guy de Briene, knight, of her manor of Sutton Poyntz by knight service, annual value 100s.; and the toft and land in Leftisford of Roger, lord of Verwood, service unknown, annual value 12d. He also held the reversion of Herrison by Charminster which Hugh Deverell holds for life of Thomas Wotton rendering 40s. yearly by equal parts at the 4 terms during the life of Thomas. It is held of John Heryng by knight service, annual value 40s. Thomas and Hugh are still living. Jointly with Joan his wife by the grant of John Fauntleroy and Joan his wife to them and their heirs by a fine of 1398 [CP 25/1/51/52, no. 124] he held the manor of Langton Matravers and 3 messuages in Middlebere with the advowson of the chantry of Wilkswood. All are held of John and Joan Fauntleroy by the rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual values, the manor 20 marks, the messuages 6d., and the advowson nil. Also jointly with Joan by the grant of John son and heir of William Fillol, to them and their heirs by his charter dated at Woodlands on 20 Sept. 1390, he held the manors of Southcombe, Winterborne Muston, Winterborne Zelston, Mapperton, West Morden and East Morden. Southcombe is held of the king in chief by knight service, Winterborne Muston of the abbot of Milton, service unknown, Winterborne Zelston, except for 1 messuage with curtilage and 6 a. arable, of Thomas Mawrewarde, knight, service unknown, annual value 10 marks, Mapperton of the abbess of Shaftesbury by knight service, annual value 5 marks, West Morden of John Warre, service unknown., annual value 40s. and East Morden of the same John, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. The messuage and land in Winterborne Zelston are held of Robert Rochford, service unknown. He held the manor of Wambrook by Chardstock with the advowson of the chapel there jointly with John Fauntleroy, Robert More, Richard Masoun and Nicholas Arney, during the life of Mary wife of Richard Bannebury, by the grant of Richard Bannebury made on 15 May 1411. Mary held an estate in fee tail in the manor and advowson by the grant to Mary and William Fyllol, and William de Percy and Mary daughter of John Fillol, by John de Farneburgh and Elizabeth his wife by a fine of 1354 [CP 25/1/50/42, no. 213]. They are held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value nil. Richard and Mary Bannebury are still living. He also held the reversions of: Bloxworth, the manor, which John Wodeham and Joan his wife hold for the term of their lives by a rent of 4 marks payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. It is held of the abbot of Cerne, service unknown, annual value 53s.4d. Lytchett Minster, 1 messuage, held by John Wolferigge and Alice his wife for the term of their lives by a yearly rent of 25s. payable by equal parts at the 4 terms. It is held of Ida widow of Thomas West, knight, annual value 20s. Wambrook, 2 tenements which John Lytlyngton and Agnes his wife hold for the term of their lives without rent by the grant of William, held of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value nil. Stockley, 1 toft, 6 bovates, 7 a. meadow, 6a, pasture, and 8 a. wood of Robert Turbervyle, knight, by a rent of 6d. payable at Easter. In right of Joan he held the manor of Woodlands with the hundred of Knowlton, 1 carucate in Winterborne Belet, 8 messuages and 60 a. arable in West Stafford, 2 messuages, 3 a. and 13s. rent in Kingston Marwood, 3 messuages and 40 a. in Winterborne Houghton, 1 messuage and 6 bovates in Winterborne Whitchurch, and a rent of 22s. from a messuage in Winterborne Kingston, which John Chamberleyn and Joan his wife hold for the term of their lives. Woodlands is held of the earl of March of the manor of Pimperne by knight service, annual value £20; the premises in Winterborne Belet of the abbot of Milton by knight service, annual value 10 marks; those in West Stafford of Robert Byngham of the manor of West Stafford, service unknown, annual value 50s.; those in Kingston of Robert Grey of his manor of Kingston, service unknown, annual value 8s.; and those in Winterborne Houghton and Winterborne Whitchurch of Alice widow of Guy Bryene of her manor of Sutton Poyntz, service unknown, annual value 22s. He died on 22 Jan. last. John his son and heir is aged 7 years and more. [Some parts of both texts illegible].
C 138/16, no. 51
E 149/108, no. 13


MARGARET WIDOW OF HENRY VAVASOUR
465
Writ 16 July 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Caistor 23 Oct
Henry Melton of Yorkshire held the manor of East Halton in his demesne as of fee, and by his deed, dated at Halton on 13 Jan. 1414, witnessed by Edmund Gastrike, William atte Well and Robert North, and shown to the jurors, granted it with all his holdings in East Halton and Killingholme, which were formerly held by William son of William de Skypwyth, knight, to Thomas duke of Clarence, John the king’s son, Margaret widow of Henry Vavasour, knight, Robert Waterton, John Waterton, John Normanvile, Nicholas Tournay and John Skypwyth, to them and their heirs and assigns to hold during the life of Margaret of the chief lords of the fees, with successive remainders after her death to John son of Henry Vavasour and the heirs of his body, Henry, brother of John, and the heirs of his body, Margaret, Elizabeth and Jane, daughters of Henry and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies and Patrick de Skypwyth, brother of Margaret, and his heirs. The manor is held of Robert Hilton of his manor of Fulstow, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Henry Vavasour, knight, held the manor of Cockerington in his demesne as of fee, and granted it by his deed, also shown to the jurors, dated at Cockerington on 16 Oct. 1408 and witnessed by Henry de Retford, Walter Taileboise, Thomas Hawlay, Richard Aunsard, knights, and Robert Eland, to Master John Neweton, treasurer of St. Peter’s, York, William Anthorp, parson of Kirk Deighton, John son of William de Skypwyth, knight, Richard de Norton, John son of John de Aske, Nicholas Gascoigne, Robert Barry and Robert Rawedon of Aberford, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. By their charter, dated at Cockerington on 20 Oct. 1408 and witnessed by the same persons, they regranted the manor to Henry and Margaret his wife to hold for their lives with reversion to themselves. It is held of the king of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value £20. She died on 1 July last. Henry her son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
466
Writ 16 July 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. York castle 3 Oct 1415
All findings as in the inquisition on Henry Vavasour, knight, her husband, above [no. 27]. Date of death and heir, aged 12 years and more, as above.
C 138/16, no. 52
E 149/105, no. 24


WILLIAM SON OF JOHN BRYMESLEY
467
Writ for proof of age. 16 Oct. 1415.
The jurors say that he was born at Kirkby in Ashfield and baptised in the church there on 25 July 1392 and is now aged 21 years and more. John Wodehous of Annesley, aged 50 years and more, remembers the date because he was at Nottingham for gaol delivery before William Thirnyng and his fellow justices on 26 July of that year for the delivery of William Brymesley, brother of John. Robert Mathenson, aged 52 years and more, at that time bought from Roger … all his tenements in Hardwick, and John Clerk of Newthorpe, who made the charter of feoffment, told him of the birth and he remembers by the date of the charter. The other jurors were Robert Frankenbard of Hucknall, Robert Rysshall and John Arnall of Selston, John Worthyngton of Watnall, John Rapiter of Trowell, John Chamberlain and Richard Clerk of Hucknall, John Wodehous of Papplewick, William Grene of Linby and Thomas Isedeson of Kirkby in Ashfield, [but all their statements are illegible].
C 138/16, no. 53


PETER DE MAULAY
468
Writ 8 Oct. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. Beverley 29 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee the castle and manor of Mulgrave, and the manors of Egton, Lockington, Birdsall, Doncaster and Rossington, and by his charter dated at Lockington on 8 Sept. 1400, made with the king’s licence [CPR 1399–1401, p.325] granted them with the advowsons of Lockington, Rossington and Bainton to Robert de Wyclif parson of Rudby, William Reson, chaplain, and Richard de Feldoun, clerk. Feldoun having died the other two regranted these premises except Birdsall, Doncaster and Rossington, with the advowsons of Lockington and Rossington, to Peter, Maud his wife, who survives him, and the heirs of their bodies, by their deed dated at Lockington on 22 April 1406. All are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the castle nil, Mulgrave manor 40 marks, Egton 40 marks, Lockington 20 marks, the church 40s., Bainton church 100s., Doncaster £20, Birdsall 10 marks, Rossington 100s., the church 10s. The annual value of the castle and manor of Mulgrave and the manors of Egton and Lockington with vills and hamlets is £100 and no more [sic]. He held in his demesne as of fee the manors of Reeth in Swaledale, and Seaton, and lands and tenements, woods and mills, in Swaledale, Seaton, Staithes, Scaling, Borrowby, Runswick, Roxby and Hinderwell with the advowson of Hinderwell. By his deed dated at Seaton on 2 Jan. 1412 he granted them to John Ellerker, William Gaunton, clerk, Richard Beverly and William Ake, and they by deed dated at Reeth on 20 Jan. 1413 reconveyed them to him and Maud his wife in fee tail. Reeth is held of Ralph earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond, service unknown. Seaton and the lands etc. of Philip lord Darcy by knight service, annual value 40s. He also held the manor of Bainton and by his deed dated at Brough on 16 Oct. 1412 [licence CPR 1408–13, p.422] conveyed it to Thomas Brounflete, Robert Wyclif, clerk, and John Ellerker. It is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £40. He also held a 3rd part of the manors of Kilnwick, Applegarth and Hunmanby, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the 3rd parts 100s. He held the castle and manor of Bransholme, the manor of Sutton in Holderness, with the vills of Sutton, Bransholme, Stoneferry, Rowlston, Hornsea with Burton, Coniston and North Frodingham, and the 6 advowsons of the chantry of 6 chaplains in the chapel of Sutton, and a 3rd part of the manor of Atwick in tail male by the grant of Robert Latymer, Peter de Grymesby of Norton Disney, Thomas Fauconbergh, William Barowby, chaplain, and William Spencer, to Thomas Sutton, knight, and Agnes his wife and their heirs male with successive remainders to Peter de Maulay VI and Constance his wife, Peter de Maulay VII and Margery his wife, Thomas de Sutton and his heirs. All have died without heirs male, and the premises therefore descend (with the manor of Southcoates which Elizabeth Trivet holds for life by the grant of Thomas, knight) to Agnes wife of Edmund Hastynges, knight, daughter and heir of Thomas de Sutton; John Godard, knight, son and heir of Constance another daughter, and Constance wife of John Bygod, knight, and Elizabeth wife of George Salvan, daughters and heirs of Margery, the 3rd daughter and heir. He also formerly held lands and tenements in Sutton and Southcoates which Amand de Sutton by his deed dated at Sutton on 26 Jan. 1410 granted to John Ellerker, John son of John Hothome, knight, and William Ake. The castle and manor of Bransholme, annual value 40s. and the advowson of the manor of Sutton, annual value £20, are held of Thomas duke of Clarence, of his manor of Burstwick in Holderness, services unknown. The 3rd part of Atwick manor is held of Lord de Roos of his manor of Roos, service unknown, annual value 100s. He died on 6 Sept. 1415. Constance Bygod and Elizabeth Salvan, his sisters and heirs are aged 30 years and more and 25 and more. John Godard, knight, is 24 and more, and Agnes Hastinges 40 and more.
C 138/16, no. 54
E 149/105, no. 23


JOAN DUCHESS OF YORK
469
Writ, melius sciri, in response to a petition of the duchess, that all her holdings have been wrongly taken into the king’s hands owing to the forfeiture of Henry Lescrop her late [3rd] husband. 26 Aug. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Cambridge 18 Sept
By the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, William Michell of Friskney, Thomas de Enderby and others she holds for life 12 messuages in Oakington, parcel of the manor of Lilford in Northamptonshire, of the honor of Huntingdon, service unknown, annual value 100s. In dower of Edmund her late husband she holds 10 marks yearly from the issues of the county payable by the sheriff, of Henry [recte Richard?] son and heir of Richard late earl of Cambridge, service unknown.
470
Similar writ. 26 Aug. 1415.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Andover 17 Sept
As one of the sisters and heirs of Edmund earl of Kent she holds in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: Alton, the manor and hundred, annual value £60. Bedhampton, the manor and advowson, annual value £31. Andover, £46 15s.11d. from the fee farm.
471
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Oundle 28 Oct
She holds the manor of Lilford for life by the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, and others as above, of the honor of Huntingdon, service unknown, annual value £40.
472
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Spilsby 1 Oct
She holds in her demesne as of fee of her own inheritance as one of the heirs of Edmund earl of Kent, her brother, the manor Caistor, except the vills of North Kelsey, Hundon and Fonaby, which Joan widow of Thomas earl of Kent holds in dower for her life. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £22. She holds in dower an annuity of £71 from the manor of Grantham, of Henry son and heir of Richard earl of Cambridge, service unknown. She also holds in dower of William de Wylughby, knight, her former husband: Cockerington, a capital messuage, of the king in chief as a 10th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 50s. Raithby, the manor, of the king of the duchy of Lancaster of the castle of Bolingbroke, service unknown, annual value £4 13s.4d. East Keal and Stickford, a yearly rent of 106s.8d. from the vills, of Robert, son and heir of William de Wylughby, knight, service unknown. Fulletby, the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £6 10s. Castle Carleton, 10 marks rent from the manor, of the king in chief service unknown. Spilsby, the manor, of Henry lord of Bello Monte, service unknown. [No value given]. Wisprington, the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £10. By the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, and others as above [no. 469] she holds for life: Orby, the manor of Henry lord of Bellomonte, service unknown, annual value £60. Great Steeping and Partney the manors, of the same Henry of his castle of Folkingham by knight service, annual values, £31 and £6 13s.4d. Belchford, the manor, of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value £8 10s. Witheall and Langton, the manors, of the bishop of Durham, services unknown, annual value 40s.
473
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Loddon 30 Sept
She holds for life by the grant of John de Copuldyk, knight, and others as above [no. 469]: the manor of Walcott called ‘Syreswateres’ manor with 20 a. in Walcott, Keswick, Bacton and Watton, formerly held by Simon de Walcote, parson of Walcott, of Thomas Bowet of his manor of ‘Haysford’, service unknown, annual value 10 marks; and the manor of Chedgrove, of Lord Fitzwalter of his manor of Hempnall, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. She holds the manor of Roughton in dower of William de Wylughby, knight, of Robert Fitzosbert, service unknown, annual value 5 marks.
474
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Haughley 9 Oct 1415
She holds in dower of William de Wylughby, knight, the manor of Combe, of the king in chief by fealty, annual value £7; and the manor of Ufford with £4 13s.4d. yearly rent from the town of Ipswich by the bailiffs there with the profits of 2 leets and 2 tourns in the hundred of Samford, of the earl of Suffolk, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. Similarly the manor of Bawdsey, of the same earl of his manor of Benhall, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. She holds for life by the grant of John Copuldyk, knight, and others as above [no. 469] the manor of Bredfield of the same earl, service unknown, annual value 13 marks.
475
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 7 Oct
She holds in dower of Edmund, the duke, a rent of £94 8s.10 1/2d, payable at the exchequer by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, assigned by John Maysham, late escheator, as a 3rd part of the grant of £283 6s.8d. to the duke and his heirs male by Edward III.
476
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
She holds in dower £96 8s.10 1/2d. as a 3rd part of £289 6s.8d. from the custom of wools in the port granted to the duke and his heirs male by Richard II.
477
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Ware 22 Oct 1415
She holds in the dower of Edmund duke of York, her late husband, the manor of Hitchin, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value 40 marks.
478
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth 24 Feb 1416
She holds in dower of Edmund duke of York, her late husband: Bellister and Grindon, a 3rd part of the manors in the liberty of Tynedale, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value of the 3rd parts, 5 marks. Bellingham, a 3rd part of a watermill, of 250 a. arable and of 6 a. meadow; of a tenement called ‘Sekerwam’ comprising about 60 a. arable and 5 a. meadow; of a tenement called ‘Barneystead’, 22 a. arable and 2 a. meadow; of 2 messuages in Thirlwall containing 42 a. arable and 4 a. meadow; of a messuage called ‘Holdenerlande’ of 20 a. arable and 2 a. meadow; of a shealing of land called ‘Someryerde’ containing 100 a. and pasture; of half an upland pasture (hopp) called Chirdon containing 3,000 a. pasture all in the liberty of Tynedale, of the king in chief services unknown, annual value of the 3rd parts 5 marks; a 3rd part of the manor of Lee Hall of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 60s.; and a 3rd part of all the knight’s fees, advowsons and other appurtenances of these holdings.
479
Similar writ 26 Aug. 1415.
YORK. Inquisition. Howden 30 Sept
In the dower of Edmund duke of York her late husband she holds 200 marks yearly from the custom of wools in Kingston upon Hull as a 3rd part of £400 granted to the duke by Edward II, and 50 marks yearly from the issues of the county as a 3rd part of a similar grant of £100; and the manor of Wakefield with its members of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value 100 marks. Also in dower she holds the castle and town of Sandal Magna, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown, annual value 40 marks. As one of the sisters and heirs of Edmund earl of Kent she holds 176 a. meadow called Inglemere and Saltings with agistment, and various pastures in ‘Stanhousgrange’, ‘Stanhousgarth’ ‘le Thorndyke’, ‘les Wythyes’, ‘Crokidcotgarth’, East Chanter Lands, East Harpings, ‘Wylakengarth’, ‘Twelvehendys’, Kirk Ella, ‘le Havenayk’, West Harpings, South Chanter Lands, on the west, and ‘Southame’ on the east; a pasture at the east end of Derrringham Dike, 2 woods called Southwood and Eppleworth wood, as parcel of the manor of Cottingham, annual value £40; and the manor of Little Weighton, annual value 5 marks, all of the king in chief by the service of an 8th part of 2 knight’s fees. Of her own inheritance she held the advowson of Middleton near Pickering of the king in chief, service unknown.
C 138/16, no. 55
E 152/460