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RICHARD DUFFELD
480
Writ, melius sciri, as it was found that he held in York in free burgage: 1 messuage with stalls and shops in St. Saviour’s Street; 1 messuage next St. Andrew’s churchyard; 4 messuages in Peaseholme; 4 messuages and a garden in Aldwark, a rent of 7s. from 3 shops formerly of John Beverlay in Petergate; and 1 messuage in [Nether ousegate], but his status was not given, [CIPM, XIX, no. 720]. 20 Nov. 1415.
He held 1 messuage with divers booths and shops adjoing in St. Saviour’s gate and … as above, to himself and the heirs of his body by the grant and legacy of Richard his grandfather to Thomas Duffeld, his father, whose heir he is, and the heirs of his body.
C 138/17, no. 56


JOHN CHEDIOK, KNIGHT
481
Writ 13 Oct. 1415.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Westbury 28 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee a 4th part of the manors of: Westbury, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 40 marks. Imber, of the prior of Bradenstoke, service unknown, annual value 20s. Hilperton, of Edmund earl of March, service unknown, annual value 40s. He died on 28 Sept. John his son and heir is aged 14 years and more.
482
Writ 13 Oct. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Frampton on Severn 7 Nov
He held a 4th part of the manor of Clifton of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 40s. Matthew de Gournay, knight, Philip Fitzwaryn of Whittington, John Plecy and John Strecche held the manor of Frampton on Severn in their demesne as of fee, and by their deed, dated at Isle Brewers on 27 Aug. 1390, granted it to Ivo Fitzwaryn, knight, for the maintenance of John, son of John Chediok, knight, and Eleanor his wife, for the term of 9 years, with remainder to John and Eleanor, the heirs of their bodies and the right heirs of John, knight. So he held it of Edmund earl of March, service unknown, annual value £10. He died on 25 Sept. last, heir as above.
483
Writ, plura, 17 Aug. 1416.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Gloucester 24 Oct
He held no more than was stated in the above inquisition, [the details being repeated]. John his son and heir is now aged 15 years and more.
484
Writ 13 Oct. 1415.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. West Coker 4 Nov
He held the manor of Hestercombe in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £10. Thomas Broke, knight, and Joan his wife hold a yearly rent of £20 from the manor of Kingstone with reversion to John son of John Chediok. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service. Matthew Gournay and others, as above, held the manor and advowson of Allowenshay and by their deed of 30 Aug. 1399, as above [no. 482] granted it to Ivo Fitzwaryn, knight, for a term of 5 years with remainder to John Chedyok, knight, and Eleanor his wife. After 5 years they entered and held the manor. Eleanor survives. By what service it is held is unknown, annual value £20. John is his son and heir, aged …
485
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 30 Oct 1415
He held the manor of Buckhorn Weston in his demesne as of fee of Robert Hallum, bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 100s. Jointly with Eleanor his wife by the grants of Matthew Gournay, knight, and others on 25 and 27 Aug. 1399, as above [no. 482] he held the manor of Chideock with the hamlets or members of Hakeridge, Moorbath, Atram, Allington, Bridport, Walditch, Bradpole, Hindecombe, Bere Regis, Greyleshay and Cothays. Bridport is held of the king in chief, and all the rest of Edmund earl of March, services unknown, annual value £40; and similarly the manor and advowson of East Chelborough of the king in chief, by knight service, annual value £10. [pardon for acquiring, 18 Oct. 1390, CPR 1388–92, p.311]. He died on 25 Sept. last. Heir as above [no. 481].
C 138/17, no. 58
E 149/104, no. 8


NICHOLAS LONGEFORD, KNIGHT
486
Writ 6 Nov. 1415.
DERBY. Inquisition. Repingdon 23 Nov
He held in his demesne as of fee: Thurvaston, half the manor, of the king in chief of the crown by knight service as a 12th part of a knight’s fee and by 8 marks yearly rent, annual value 26s.8d. Longford, the manor, of the bishop of Chester, service unknown, annual value £20. He died on 1 Oct. last. Ralph his son and heir is aged a quarter year and more.
C 138/17, no. 59


JOHN BRYMESLEY
487
Writ 24 June 1415.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Nottingham 5 Aug
The inquisition is almost all illegible, but details of the findings are printed in CCR 1413–19, p.247, and CFR 1413–22, pp.405–6. Cf. CIPM XIX, no. 160.
C 138/17, no. 60


MARGARET AND GILBERT DENYS and ISABEL AND JOHN DRAYTON
488
First to Gilbert and Margaret Denys: Various parts of the mansion, great hall, woolhouse, buttery, ‘withdrawyngchambre’, barns, stables, fishponds, are named with free ingress and egress, [but parts of the paragraph are illegible]. Rents and services of John Paunsfot, knight, for the manor of Haresfield, held by knight service, and of John Weston. William Sporne, 1 messuage and 2 1/2 virgates, rendering 3s.9d. at Christmas, Lady Day and Midsummer and 10s.3d. at Michaelmas, 21s.6d.; and 1 cottage called ‘Abboteslond’ with adjacent cotland, rendering by equal parts at the usual terms 8s.; John Moreman, 1 messuage and 2 virgates, rendering similarly 20s., and 1 messuage and cotland 3s.; John Dyllyng, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 20s.; Richard Chapman, similarly 20s.; William Oldefeld 1 cottage, 1 cotland 6s.8d. and 1 messuage, 1 virgate 20s. Rents and services of Nicholas Stanshawe for the manor of Hinton, and of John Weston; Walter Hereward, ‘nativus’, rendering 3s.9d. at Christmas, Lady Day and Midsummer, and 10s.3d. at Michaelmas, 21s.6d.; William Dyllyng, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 20s., and 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate 13s. (?); Edward Dyllyng, 1 cottage, 1 cotland …; John Okeford, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 16s.; Walter Dyllyng, 1 messuage, 1 toft, 1/2 virgate 20s. … Dyllyng, 1 toft, 1/2 virgate. cottages with cotland 16s.; John Lynne, 1 messuage. 1/3 virgate 8s.4d.; John Spencer, 1 cottage with curtilage, 3 a. arable and meadow 6s.8d.; John West 1 toft, 1 virgate 20s., and 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate 13s.4d.; John Frigg, 1 messuage, 1 1/2 virgates 21s.; Walter Murselegh, 1 messuage, 4 cotlands 34s. Walter Hereward, John Sporne, ‘nativi’. The following tofts: 1 with cotland formerly of Henry Brown 6s.8d.; 1 called ‘Skynneres’ and ‘Sunford’, 1 curtilage, 2 a. arable, 1 a. meadow 3s.9d.; 1 cottage once of Stoty James with close 5s.; 1 and 1 virgate called ‘Yevans’ 16s.; 1 and 1 virgate called ‘Brugannes’ 16s.; 1 and 1 virgate formerly of Richard Weston 16s.; 1 messuage, 1 a. in each field with close formerly of John Gybbus 4s.; 1 parcel called ‘Clerkeslond’, 7 a. in each field 3s.; 1/2 watermill there 10s. First presentation to church. A list of small plots in the east and west fields, pasture, wood and gardens, follow. The woods are called ‘Irisshecleve’, ‘Welchewode’, ‘Oldenhulle’ and ‘Huncombe’ as far as ‘Rodemore’, ‘Ok … ‘Bernardshurne’ and ‘Hodeleye’ comprising about 91 a. The gardens include half of the one named ‘Northclafcroft’ below, and half of ‘Weynyard’. Second to John Drayton and Isabel: A list of parts of the mansion as above with free ingress and egress. John Paunsfot, knight, the manor of Haresfield, by knight service, and John Weston, 1 messuage, 2 1/2 virgates, held in common with the parceners. William Sporne, 1 messuage, 1 virgate, and 1 cottage called ‘Abboteslond’ 8s.; John Moreman, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 20s., and 1 toft with cotland 3s. John Dillyng, Richard Chapman and William Oldefeld. as above, and Oldefeld 1 close called ‘Amondesclos’ 4s.; Thomas Warle, 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate 12s.4d.; William Rogers, 1 toft, 1/2 virgate, 1 cotland 18s.; John Philippes, 1 cottage, 1 cotland, 1 close 5s., and 1 toft, 1 cotland called ‘Duryes’ 8s.4d.; William, Richard and John Russell, each 1 messuage 1/2 virgate, rendering 3s.9d. at Christmas, Lady Day and Midsummer and 10s.3d. at Michaelmas, 21s.6d.; Thomas Salke, 1 messuage, 1 a. in each field 34s.; John Alleth, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 16s.; Thomas Wykewyke, 1 close called ‘Loppernecroft’ 4s. 1/2 watermill 10s. William Sporne, Thomas James, ‘nativi’. List of small plots in the east field and west field, and of meadow, pasture, wood and garden. The woods called ‘Emmet’, ‘Lavdelie’, ‘Sevenacre’, all lying between ‘Bacheweys’ and ‘Trencheweye’ extending to about 91 a. The gardens include half ‘de la Pole’ garden to east of the great fishpond, from the house called ‘Prustushous’ to the ‘Millepound’, with free ingress and egress next the west end of the hay barn and the close held by the parceners in common; ‘Southcalfcroft’. 1 a. of wood to the south of the way from the mansion of Dyrham to Tormarton, as enclosed by hedges; half the garden called ‘Wenyard’ to the west; and half the meadow and copse called ‘Renehamme’. Second presentation to the church.
C 138/17, no. 61


JOAN JURDAN
489
Writ 6 May 1415.
Joan daughter and heir of John Jurdan, late citizen of London, died without heirs on 3 Aug. 1414, holding in burgage in her demesne as of fee 1 tenement in the lane and parish of St. Michael, Crooked Lane, called ‘le Ledonporche’ with an adjacent shop and other tenements in the lane and parish of St. Martin Orgar, annual value £3. Similarly she held 2 shops with solars above in Crooked Lane in St. Margaret’s, New Fish Street, parish, annual value 40s. John Crosseby has held them since her death and taken the issues, title unknown.
C 138/17, no. 165


THOMAS SON AND HEIR OF RICHARD DUFFELD
490
William Scoreburgh, Richard Cleseby, Robert Wystowe, Thomas Wederby, Walter Luket, John Dalton, Richard Marsshall, … Stokkey, John Whitgyft and John Fysshelake, jurors say that Thomas Duffeld was born in York and baptised in St. Saviour’s church on 1 Aug 1392 and is now therefore aged 21 years and more. William Scoreburgh, aged 51 years, knows this because he held a lighted taper during the baptism, and afterwards carried the basin and ewer to Richard Duffeld’s house. [Torn and mainly illegible].
C 138/17, no. 69


PHILIPPA DUCHESS OF YORK
491
Writ to assign dower. 26 Feb. 1416.
undated
Assigned: £9 15s.1 1/2d. in assize rents as a 3rd part of £29 5s.4 1/2., beyond £6 payable to the prior of Lewes and 30s. to the prior of ‘Warton’ (? Watton): Adam del Rodys, 6s.8d John Swyft, 3s.3d. John Whytelee, 9s.6d. Richard Swyft, 3s.4 1/2d Alice Talvas, 10s.5 1/2d. Margery Rybourden, 9s.5d. Thomas Wylde, 8s.9d. Robert de Townende, 6s.4d. Robert de Prestelay, 9s.1d. William del Hole, 8s.7d. Richard de Rodes, 6s.9d, William Prestelay, 7s.5d. William Dykson, 10s.6d. Henry del Hole, 11s.1d. Richard Wade, 18s. Matthew Yvesson, 22s.11d. Richard Johnson 25s. Richard Slawdon, 12s.6d. Thomas Brokesbank, 10s. John Yvesson, 9s.10d. Also a 3rd part of the park called ‘Erindene’ lying to the west, the surrounding fence being damaged and in need of repair. A 3rd part of 2 watermills, called ‘Warley’ and ‘Sowland’, now totally destroyed. A 3rd part of the profits of waifs, strays and tolls, and of the profits of the courts less a 3rd part of the fees of the steward. 33 marks, 4s.5 1/2d. being 1/3 of 100 marks from the revenues of the county of York, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. 133 marks, 4s.5 1/2d. being 1/3 of 400 marks from the customs in the port of Kingston upon Hull, payable similarly.
C 138/17, no. 71


EDWARD DUKE OF YORK
492
SOLIHULL: John Horspas holds the site of the manor of Solihull for life by the grant of Hugh le Despenser, late lord, rendering 2s. yearly. Free tenants in burgage paying service rents by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas: Thomas Hawe 11s.3/4d.; Thomas Hampton, chaplain 10d.; Thomas Smyth 15d.;, John Billet 8s.4 1/2d.; John Walker 14d.; John Dyester 6s.3d.; John Waryng 2d.; William Dekyn 2s.6d.; Thomas Frankham 5s.5d.; Anne Barre 2s.; William Hawe 6s.9d. John Horspas 2s.; Robert Castell 2s.9d.; Richard del Birches 2s.; John Smyth [blank]; John Otley 4s.4d.; William Power 2d.; Richard atte Wode 14d.; Henry Corvyser 6d,; John Walker for life 12d.; John Bukiniour, chaplain, 3d.; Henry Rolles 2s.3d; Thomas Walker 6 1/2d.; John Ovelmour 10d.; John Sharp for life 12d.; Thomas Arnecok 2s.6d.; Alice Hewelot 15d.; Agnes Harper 16d.; Richard Birches of Longdon 2s.6d.; Thomas White 15d.; John Fraunceys 6 1/2d.; William Taylour 9d.; John Smyth 7d.; William Hore 22 1/2d.; Walter Wright 6d.; John Ryggelot 3d.; Richard Avenand 7d.; Beatrice Grymesaurowe 2s.10 1/2d. Total £4 22 1/4d. External tenants in free socage, rents for lands and tenements: William Brokhurst 7s.1 1/2d.; John Streyne 4s.; Robert Milkesham 7s.; Richard Swon 4s.6d.; Nicholas Byfeld in right of his wife 10s.3d.; Robert Fulford 3s.5 1/2d.; Thomas atte Fen 7 1/2d.; Thomas Aleyn 10s.; Thomas Muscote 7 1/2d.; Thomas Gower 20s.6d.; Thomas Arnecok 2s.4d.; John Middelmour 8s.7d.; John Osbarne 7s.; Thomas Waring 21s.; John Trewman 3 1/2d.; Richard Die 6s.5d.; Thomas Sherdmour, 22s.8 1/2d.; Thomas Othen, 2s.; Richard atte Birches and John Smyth 9s.9d.; John Chatcok 6s.6d.; William Shawe 35s.; Robert Castell 11s.4 1/2d.; Thomas Grene 3s.10d.; Joan Riggelot 5s.3d.; Richard Dolfyn 4s.; John Waring, 9d.; William Colle 2s.1d.; John Graunge 23d.; John Smyth at Birches 11d.; William Hawe 22s.8d.; William Wring for 3 crofts 7s.4d.; John Grymenhull 1 croft and meadow 5s.; Thomas Hawe 11s.1d.; John Franceys 4d.; Richard Strete 22 1/2d.; Thomas Sygrym 6s.2d.; Rose Mountfort 20 1/2d.; Thomas Walker 12s.5 3/4d.; Joan Smyth 2s.3/4d.; John Hoo 2d.; John Horspas for life by the grant of Hugh le Despenser 79s.5d.; Joan Averey 4d.; Thomas Toyt 2d.; William Hore 9s.8d. and 6d. for ‘spourselver’; Robert Hawe 17s.4d.; Avery Trussell, knight, 28s.5 1/2d.; Warin Abell 6s.5d.; William Blythe 16d.; John Riggelot 5s.6 1/2d.; John Billet 2s.3d.; Alice widow of Thomas Brokurst 3s.10d.; Thomas Spenser 30s.7 1/2d.; Richard Avenand 2s.4 1/2d.; Richard atte Byrches and John Smyth 2s., and for ‘hawkeselver’ 4d.; Walter Bukinour 2d.; Joan Smyth of Olton for ‘hawksilver’ 4d.; Robert Horne 1d.; Henry Dovy 19d.; Richard Arnecok 6s.3d.; John Osbarne 3 crofts for life by grant of Hugh le Despenser 5s.; John Walker 1 croft at will 20d.; Thomas Waring 1/2 field at will 2s.6d. Total £24 19s.1d. Also 3 crofts in the lord’s hands for lack of tenants, usual rent 4s., this year nil; borough court with view of frankpledge twice yearly and every 3 weeks, profits 20s.; court of external tenants twice yearly and every 3 weeks, profits 26s.8d. Dues and payments from profits of the manor: John Horspas 40s. for life; steward of court 20s., bailiff 6s.8d.. foreign bailiff 26s.8d., receiver 20s. Total 113s.4d.
493
The following rents from tenants by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas: William Hawe, pasture at will, 38s.8d.; John Bollenhull, senior, 1 messuage and 1 virgate for life 10s.; Emma Milleward 1 1/2 messuages, 1 virgate, 10s.3d.; John Bollenhull of ‘Churchende’ 1 toft, 1/2 virgate by copy of court roll 9s.6d.; Robert Pety, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 12s.; William Byfeld 2 selions 2d.; Adam Byfeld 1/2 croft 6d. and a plot of land 4s.6d.; John son of William Bollenhull 1 messuage, 3 plots, 17s.6 1/2d.; John atte Forde 1 messuage, 1 plot, 6s.1d. and 1 free croft 8d.; Simon Duddeley 1 messuage, 1 plot 8s.6 1/2d.; Thomas Everdon 2s.5d.; Rose Mounford 1 free meadow 12d.; Richard Cul 12d.; Thomas Bollenhill 1 garden 7 1/2d.; Henry Bollenhull 3 plots 14s.; John Warner 4s.7d.; Thomas Aylewyn, 1 messuage, 1 virgate 11s., and 1 croft 8d.; John Wotton 1 messuage 3s.5d.; Henry atte Yate 1 messuage, 1 plot 21d.; Henry Brokhurst 3 selions 3d.; Robert Orme 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate 8s.; Richard Gryme 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate 10s.; John Milleward land called ‘Astmore’ 16 1/2d.; Thomas Brokhurst 1 croft 4d.; Thomas Carter 1 messuage 1/2 virgate in villeinage 7s.10d. Total £9 6s.8d. Full total £40 14s.3 1/4d Payments 113s.4d. Clear £35 Os.11 1/2d. Profits from the death of Edward duke of York on 25 Oct. 1415 to 17 Nov. last, when they were ordered to be resumed into the king’s hands. Richard Beauchamp of Abergavenny held at that time.
E 149/104 no. 6, m.6.


JOHN HARPESFELD
494
Writ 14 April 1415.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Ware 6 May
John son and heir of John Harpesfeld was an idiot from birth with insufficient sense to administer his lands and tenements. On his father’s death there descended to him 1 messuage, 320 a. arable, 10 a. meadow, 10 a. wood, 20 a. pasture and 5s. rent in the vills of Park Street, Sandridge and Bishop’s Hatfield. Agnes his father’s widow, now wife of Edmund Cressy of Harpenden, occupied the premises for 1 1/2 years after the death of the father on 4 Nov. 1394, then John Bestney held for the next 4 years, then Agnes and Thomas her son held for 13 years. Finally Adam atte Welle for 2 years and from Michaelmas last. The annual value of the premises is 10 marks. One part is held of the abbot of St. Albans of his manor of Parkbury by a yearly rent of 13s.4d. and by the service of sending a packhorse to Tynemouth whenever the abbot goes there. The remainder is held of William Ashe and Elizabeth his wife, in right of Elizabeth of the manor of Symondshyde by a yearly rent of 20s.
C 138/17, no. 74
E 149/104, no. 5


ALEXANDER DE METHAM, KNIGHT
495
Writ 14 June 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Southwark 4 Nov 1416
He held a house in Southwark called ‘Bolehede at Stewes’ with cottage and garden in his demesne as of fee of the bishop of Winchester by a yearly rent of 11s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, annual value 6s.8d. He died on 8 June last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
496
Writ Lancaster. 16 Nov. 1416.
LANCASTER. Inquisition. Lancaster 15 Jan 1417
He held lands and tenements in Ashton in his demesne as of fee of the duke of Bedford by knight service, annual value 5 marks. He died on 9 June last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 15 years and more.
497
Writ 14 June 1416.
hole in MS
He held in his demesne as of fee: Southburn, 7 messuages, 14 bovates, and Tibthorpe, 1 messuage, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £6. Tibthorpe, 1 messuage, 2 bovates, of John lord Roos, service unknown, annual value 20s. North Cave, 5 messuages, 8 bovates, 3 1/2 a. meadow and … bovates … in Kettlethorpe, of St. Peter’s cathedral, York, service unknown, annual value 60s. Drewton, 6 bovates, of Thomas de Myton, service unknown, annual value 16s.8d. Yarm, 1 messuage, 10 bovates, of John Studhow, service unknown, annual value 16s.8d. Naburn, 40 a., of William Palmes, service unknown, annual value 10s. Metham, the manor, with 3 cottages, 40 a. in Greenoak, 60 messuages, 15 bovates in Howden, 5 messuages, 80 a. in Newland, 5 messuages, 70 a. in Skelton, 24 a. in Thorp, 4 messuages, 24 a. in Kilpin, all of the bishop of Durham, services unknown, annual value £20. Yorkfleet, 1 messuage … a. arable and meadow, and a fishgarth, of the prior of Finchale, service unknown, annual value … Blacktoft, 1 messuage, 12 a., of R … H …, knight, service unknown, annual value 40d. Balkholme, half the manor; Sandhome and ‘Lympynhyll’ 1 messuage, 20 a.; Saltmarsh, 1 messuage, 2 bovates; Eastrington, 5 messuages, 8 cottages and 20 a.; Ousthorpe, 6 cottages, 80 a.; Linton, 1 messuage, 30 a.; Brakenholme, 12 a.; and Belby, 4 messuages, 30 a., all of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value £20. Howden, 14 messuages, late of the prior of Durham, of the fee of St. Cuthbert, service unknown, annual value 20s. Bursea, a 4th part of the manor, of the heirs of Philip Spenser, service unknown, annual value 30s. Bellasize, 1 toft and 80 a., of the heirs of Robert de la More, service unknown, annual value 20s. Airmyn, an enclosure of 6 a. and 20 a., moor, of the king of the honor of Pontefract of the duchy of Lancaster, service unknown, annual value 8s. Pollington, half the manor, annual value £20, and the manors of ‘Vernoille’ in Balne, annual value 60s., Eggborough, annual value 40s., and Thorne, annual value £26, all of the king of the same honor, services unknown. Wath in Ryedale, the manor of John de Moubray, Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value £4. Wombleton, 20 messuages, 24 bovates, meadow and 40 a. wood, and Muscoates and North Holme, 9 messuages, 14 bovates, 6 a. meadow, of the heirs of the earl of Kent, services unknown, annual values 100s. and 100s. Slingsby, 1 messuage, 1 bovate, of the baron of Greystoke, service unknown, annual value 4s. Wiganthorpe and Terrington, the manors, with the advowson of Terrington, of Geoffrey Loterell, service unknown, annual value … Kirkby Fleetham, the manor, of the heirs of Lord Gray, service unknown, annual value 60s. Langton on Swale, 2 messuages and 4 bovates, of Henry lord Fitzhugh, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. Melsonby, the manor and advowson, of the heirs of Lord Gray, service unknown, annual value 100s. Stapleton, the manor, of Richard lord Scrope of Masham, service unknown, annual value £8. Dalton, the manor, of the earldom of Richmond, service unknown, annual value £12. Marr, the manor, of John Fastolf, knight, lord of Bentley, service unknown, annual value £12. Thorp Arch, 1 messuage, 20 a. arable, and 4 a. meadow, of the Earl Marshal, service unknown, annual value 12s. Hurst Courtney, the manor, of the king of the honor of Pontefract, service unknown, annual value nil because Thomas granted a yearly rent of £20 from this manor and the manors of Bubnell and Baslow in Derbyshire to Alexander, Elizabeth his wife and his heirs. Widdington, the manor, extending in Widdington and Nun Monkton, of John Mowbray, Earl Marshall, service unknown, annual value nil because charged with a similar rent to Alexander and Elizabeth and his heirs by the grant of Robert Peirson of Eastrington by a deed dated at Metham on 15 June 1415. Laxton, the manor, with a fee called ‘Graynelfe’ in Skelton, Saltmarsh and Balkholm in Howden, jointly with Elizabeth his wife, who survives him, by the gift of Thomas de Metham, knight, his father, by a charter dated at Metham on 11 April 1400, to them and the heirs of his body, with remainder to Thomas and his heirs. They are held of the bishop of Durham, service unknown, annual value £12. Thomas his son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
498
YORK. Inquisition. Beverley 14 Oct 1416
He held 8 messuages and 17 bovates in Southburn and Tibthorpe in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Thomas de Metham, his father, by his charter dated at Metham on 8 March 1403 enfeoffed Alexander, John de Aske, Thomas de Hagthorpe and Robert Peresson of the manors of Metham, Pollington, Eggborough, ‘Vernoille’, Hirst, Marr, Thornton, Wath, Wiganthorpe, Wombleton, Muscoates in Kirkdale, Kirkby Fleetham, Dalton, Melsonby, Stapleton on Tees, Widdington and Bursea, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. He died on 8 June last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 16 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 1


SYBIL WIDOW OF THOMAS DE DALE, KNIGHT
499
Writ 4 April 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Manningtree 22 June
She held the manor of Dale in Lawford for life of the king in chief of the honor of Boulogne as half a knight’s fee by a grant to Thomas and herself and his heirs, annual value £10. She died on 7 Sept. last. Thomas son of Thomas is next heir, aged 6 years. [Aged 7 on 2 Jan. last, in E 149]. He is in the ward of the abbot of Ramsey on account of certain lands held of him by knight service. Thomas the son died during her lifetime.
C 138/18, no. 2
E 149/107, no. 7


ELEANOR WIDOW OF IVO HARLESTON
500
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. West Wickham 2 Nov
She held nothing in Cambridgeshire. She died on 15 Feb. [sic] last. John son of Ivo and herself is heir, aged 13 years and more.
501
ESSEX. Inquisition. Saffron Walden 3 Nov 1416
She held 1 toft and 15 a. in Steeple Bumpstead of the king in chief as a 25th part of a knight’s fee, and by a rent of 3s. payable by the sheriff, annual value 6s.8d. She died on 15 March [sic] last. John her son and heir is aged 13 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 3
E 149/107, no. 8


HENRY FETYPLACE
502
Writ 26 April 1416.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Hungerford 5 June
He held the manor of Denchworth of Queen Joan by knight service, of the honor of Gloucester, in her hands owing to the minority of Humphrey son and heir of Edmund late earl of Stafford. He died on 29 June 1411. John his son and heir was aged 20 years on that day. He has held the manor since then, title unknown.
C 138/18, no. 4


MARGERY SYMPRYNGFORD
503
Commission to John Northwych, John Gray, William Waller and John Dam to inquire what she held of Richard II. 4 Feb. 1417 [CPR 1416–22, p.84].
Writ to the sheriff to summon jurors 4 Feb. 1417. John Northwych and William Waller to the sheriff, Woodbridge, 22 April. Panel of jurors.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Ipswich 6 May
She held nothing in Suffolk. She died on 27 June 1415. John Holand son of John Holand and Margery his wife is her next heir, aged 28 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 5


WILLIAM BEAUMOND
504
Writ, plura, 5 Nov. 1414.
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple 30 Sept 1416
He held more than was found in the former inquisitions [CIPM XIX. nos.268–70], namely 1 messuage, 1 carucate and 3 a. meadow in Mortehoe in his demesne as of fee, of the dean and chapter of Exeter by knight service and a yearly rent of 10s., annual value 42s. Thomas his son and heir is aged 15 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 6
E 149/106, no. 5


JOHN DALSTON
505
Writ 28 March 1416.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Penrith 26 May
He held 1/2 messuage, 1/2 carucate and 1 1/2 a. meadow in Salkeld for life by the courtesy of England after the death of Isabel his wife, of the king in socage by a rent of 3s.4d. payable at the exchequer of Carlisle at Michaelmas, annual value 10s. He held in his demesne as of fee 16 bovates in Dalston of the bishop of Carlisle by homage, fealty and a cornage rent, annual value 20s. He died on 9 March last. Joan and Mary his daughters and next heirs were aged 11 years and more and 6 years and more when he died.


MARY DAUGHTER OF JOHN DALSTON
506
Writ 16 Oct. 1416.
CUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Penrith 28 Nov
She held half of 1/2 messuage, 1/2 carucate and 1 1/2 a. meadow in Salkeld which John Dalston held by the courtesy of England after the death of Isabel his wife of the inheritance of Joan and Mary. The halves are in the king’s hands owing to the minority of Mary. She also held half of 16 bovates in Dalston, as above [no. 505]. Mary died on 31 Aug. last. Joan her sister and heir was aged 11 years on 9 March last.
C 138/17, no. 7


JOHN DURCOTE
507
Writ 5 July 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Frome 13 Aug
He held 1 messuage with curtilage, 1 watermill and 20 a. in Cameley in his demesne as of fee of the earl of Ormond, formerly in the ward of Richard II and Henry IV, by a yearly rent of 10s., annual value beyond that 5s. He died on 1 Sept. 1398. Richard his son and heir is aged 22 years and more. The escheators have taken the profits and are answerable to the exchequer owing to the minority of the earl.
C 138/18, no. 8


HENRY HERYNG OF THOMPSON, CLERK
508
Writ 20 Sept. 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Ingham 29 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief 15 a. in Snetterton, annual value 15d., and 46s.8d. rent from various free and customary tenants in Shropham, Snetterton, Wilby, Hargham, Larling, Brettenham, Illington, Rockland and Stow Bedon, as a 200th part of the barony of Tattershall. He died on 12 July last. Henry Pakenham of Shropham, son of Henry, son of Agnes, sister of Letitia, Henry’s mother, is his next heir, aged 40 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 9
E 149/108, no. 4


EDMUND BARNAK
509
Writ 20 May 1416.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 2 Oct
Owing to the death of John Barnak, knight, and the minority of Edmund brother and heir of John his son, the manor of Hallaton came into the hands of Henry IV and remains in the present king’s hands. It is held of the king in chief by knight service of the honor of Peverel, annual value £20. Edmund died on 19 Aug. 1415. Mary and Joan, daughters of John, are his sisters and heirs, aged 14 years and more and 10 years and more.


JOHN SON AND HEIR OF JOHN BARNAK, KNIGHT
510
Writ 20 May 1416.
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Leicester 2 Oct
Findings as last. John the son died on 17 Aug. 1415. Edmund was his brother and heir aged 11 years and more.
511
Writ 20 May 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Fordham 7 Sept
The manor of Colne Engaine came into the king’s hands owing to the death of John Barnak, knight, and the minority of John his son. It is held of the king in chief, service unknown, annual value 12 marks. John the son died on 17 Aug. 1415. Edmund his brother and heir on 19 Aug. Mary and Joan their sisters and heirs are aged 13 years and more and 10 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 10
E 152/461


JOHN ATTE WODE, KNIGHT
512
Writ 11 Nov. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 16 Nov
Thomas Cherlton of Apley granted by indenture to John atte Wode, the manor of Apley, a 4th part of the manor of Preston upon the Weald Moors, 4 messuages, 1 toft, 60 a. arable, and 10 a. meadow in Wellington, 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Wappenshall, 1 messuage and 1 carucate in Kenley and 1 messuage, 1 carucate in Haughton and Trilwardyne, which he held in his demesne as of fee, to hold to John for his life and to his executors for 1 year more, with reversion to Thomas himself. He died on 20 Nov. 1412. His heir is unknown.
C 138/18, no. 11


MAUD WIDOW OF JOHN DAYVELL OF BILTON
513
Writ 5 July 1416.
YORK. Inquisition. Tadcaster 2 Sept
She held in her demesne as of fee: 1 messuage, and 10 1/2 bovates in Bishopthorpe, by fealty and 2 marks yearly rent, annual value 13s.4d.; a tenement in Middlethorpe of the abbot of Whitby by 10s. rent, annual value 12s.; and a tenement called Bustardhall of Robert de Thornton by fealty and 7s. rent, annual value 20s. She died on 8 June last. William her son and heir is aged 40 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 13
E 149/107, no. 5


JOHN DYMMOK, ESQUIRE
514
Writ 5 Dec. 1415.
SURREY. Inquisition. Tooting Graveney 21 Oct 1416
On 26 July 1415 long before his death he granted with royal licence [CPR 1413–16, p.366] to John Norton, William Richardeson and John Flyxburgh, chaplains, 32 a., and rents of 110s.8d., 3 cocks and 3 hens in Walton on the Hill, Carshalton, Ewell, Norbiton, Kingston upon Thames, Coombe and Hartington, to hold to them and their heirs of the king in chief. He also granted them the manor of Tooting Graveney, held of the abbot of Chertsey in socage by the rent of a red rose at Midsummer. He died on 31 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 18 years and more.


ISABEL WIFE OF JOHN DYMMOK
515
Writ 14 June 1416.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Bedford 22 June
She held the manor of Clapham called Greenacres for life of the king of the honor of Wallingford as half a knight’s fee, annual value £20, by the grant of John de Buckyngham, late bishop of Lincoln, Robert de Morton, John Holt, William Humberstayn, clerk, William de Gretewell, clerk, and John Park, to Richard son of Richard [Grenacre] and herself formerly his wife, by the name of Isabel daughter of Isabel, wife of Thomas de Fryskeneye, knight, and heir of Richard son of Richard, and his son by Isabel daughter of Isabel. She died on 17 Oct. last. John Grenacre, clerk, is the son and heir of Richard son of Richard by Isabel daughter of Isabel, aged 28 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 15
E 149/103, no. 3


NICHOLAS GOWER, ESQUIRE
516
Writ 26 Dec. 1416
YORK. Inquisition. Selby 9 Jan 1417
He held of Philip, son and heir John late Lord Darcy, who held of Henry IV, and who, as stated in the writ, is in the king’s ward: Stainsby, the manor, in his demesne as of fee by knight service and a rent of 10s., annual value 8 marks. Pickton, the manor, jointly with Joan his wife, by the grant of Thomas Ellerbek and William Gentilman, chaplains, to them and the heirs of their bodies, annual value 40s. Yarm, 4 bovates, in demesne and service, annual value 13s.4d.; and Hutton, 1 messuage and 2 bovates, of the manor of Hutton by knight service, annual value 13s. He died on 21 Nov. last. John Gower, his son and heir, is aged 17 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 16
E 149/107, no. 6


EDWARD BURNELL, KNIGHT
517
Writ 18 May 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Felsham 12 Sept
He held the manors of Billingford, Thurning and East Ruston with the advowsons of Billingford and Thurning in fee tail to himself and the heirs of his body by the grant of Hugh Burnell, knight, his father, with reversion to himself and his heirs. Hugh holds Billingford and Thurning of the earldom of Richmond, services unknown, annual values 100s. and 10 marks, and East Ruston of the earl of Stafford, service unknown, annual value 12 marks. He died on 23 Sept. 1415. Joyce wife of Thomas Erdynton, junior, Katharine and Margery are his daughters and heirs, aged 20, 9, and 6 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 17


RALPH FRECHEWYLL OF STAVELEY, KNIGHT
518
Writ 21 Sept. 1416.
DERBY. Inquisition. Derby 16 Oct
He held 2 parts of the manor of Staveley in his demesne in fee tail to himself and the heirs of his body of the king in chief by the service of half a knight’s fee, annual value 10 marks. He held various parcels of land in Elvaston, Thulston and Ambaston in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks. He died on 10 Aug. last. Gervase Frechewyll is his brother and next heir, aged 30 years and more.
C 138/18, no. 18


RICHARD DE CRAWCESTRE
519
Writ 20 Sept. 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Corbridge 1 Oct
He held the manor of Dilston and 1 waste messuage, 60 a. arable and 3 a. meadow in Corbridge, and also 2 burgages there by the courtesy of England, in right of Emma his late wife, daughter and heir of Walter de Tyndale, with reversion to William de Claxton, knight, kinsman and heir of Emm a. The manor is held of the king in chief as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks, the messuage and land of the king in socage by a rent of 10s., annual value 20s., the burgages of Henry earl of Northumberland in socage, annual value 12d. He died on 12 Sept. last. Henry Crawcestre is his brother and heir. William Claxton, knight, is the heir of Emma, being the son of William de Claxton, knight, son of Lionel de Claxton, son of Denise, sister of William de Tyndale, father of Thomas de Tyndale, father of Walter, father of Emma, aged 34 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 19


HENRY LONDON
520
Writ 14 May 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Canterbury 26 Aug
He held an annuity of 100s. from the farm of the city of Canterbury by the courtesy of England after the death of Margaret his wife, one of the daughters of Constance Watership, 3rd sister of William Cundy, that is a 6th part of £30 fee farm which Edward III granted by letters patent in recompense for the bailiwick of Sandwich to William son of John Cundy, uncle of Margaret whose heir she was. Henry London and Margaret had issue Henry and John, his next heirs by gavelkind, aged 12 years and more and 10 years and more. He died on 22 Jan. last. Robert son of Robert Fygge, 1st husband of Margaret is her next heir, aged 18 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 20
E 149/107, no. 15


THOMAS STABBER
521
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Salisbury 6 Nov
He held 1 messuage, 1 1/2 carucates except 1/20 a. and 10s. rent in Great Wishford by a rent of 2s. payable to the king at the castle of Old Sarum at Michaelmas, annual value 40s. He died on 16 Sept. last. Joan, aged 14 on 29 Sept. last, and Elizabeth aged 12 years on 1 Nov. last are his daughters and next heirs.
C 138/19, no. 21


JOHN WALLEWEYN, ESQUIRE
522
Writ 21 Jan. 1417.
HEREFORD AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Hereford 27 Feb
He held in his demesne as of fee: Stoke Edith, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 53s.4d. Hereford, 1 messuage, jointly with Thomas his son, who survives him, of the king in chief by a rent of 12d. payable by equal parts at Lady Day and Michaelmas, annual value 12d. Tidnor, 1 messuage, 2 carucates and 2 watermills, of John Chaundos, knight, of the manor of Lugwardine by a rent of 7 marks, 17d. payable similarly and suit of court at Lugwardine every 3 weeks, annual value 3s.4d. Tafolwern Moor, 1 toft and 1 carucate of Richard de la Bere of the manor of Dynedor by suit of court there, annual value 10s. He died on 19 Dec. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 22
E 152/472


ROBERT BUSSEBRIGG
523
Writ 1 Oct. 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Guildford 17 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Ewhurst in Gomshall, 1 messuage, 1/2 virgate and 20s. rent from various tenants, payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, of the king in socage by a rent of 14s. payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, and suit of court at the sheriff’s tourn at the same terms, annual values, the messuage nil, the 1/2 virgate 20s. Gomshall, 20 a. of the abbot of Netley, service unknown, annual value 10s., and 40 a. of the abbot of St. Mary Graces by the Tower, service unknown, annual value 12s. Shere, 40 a. of the earl of Ormond, service unknown, annual value 20s. Godalming, 1 messuage and 1 carucate of the bishop of Salisbury, service unknown, annual value 66s.8d. He died on 7 Sept. last. Thomas his son and heir is aged 21 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 23
E 152/468


ALICE WIDOW OF WILLIAM PAPPEWORTH, KNIGHT
524
Writ 8 July 1416.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Papworth St Agnes 6 Oct
William Pappeworth, knight, deceased, once held the manor of Papworth St. Agnes of Henry IV in his demesne as of fee. By royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.452] he granted it to Henry Malpas, clerk, Roger Flore, and John Boteler of Yelling and their heirs. They regranted it to William and Alice and the heirs of his body with successive remainders to William son of Anketin Malore, the heirs of his body and the right heirs of William Pappeworth. The annual value is 100s. William Pappeworth died without heirs of his body, William Malore is now aged 30 years and more. Alice died on 7 July 1416. Who is her heir is unknown.
C 138/19, no. 24


THOMAS SEYNTCLER, ESQUIRE
525
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Kemsing 11 Nov
He held in his demesne as of fee in gavelkind: Kemsing, a 4th part of 116 a., of William Hankford, knight, Robert Hille and William Cheyne of the manor of Kemsing by fealty, a yearly rent of 7s.6d. and suit of court. Woodlands, half of 80 a., of the archbishop of Canterbury of his manor of Otford by fealty, a yearly rent of 14s.2d. and suit of court, annual value with the land in Kemsing, 24s.10d. He died on 15 Oct. last. Philip, John and Thomas are his sons and heirs, aged 21 years and more, 19 and more and 17 and more.
526
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Lingfield 8 Nov
Jointly with Margaret his wife he held 1 messuage, 192 a. arable, 8 a. meadow, 20 a. wood and 16s.2d. yearly rent in Lingfield, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, by the grant of John Brook, Thomas Joop and John Alfray to them and his heirs and assigns by a charter shown to the jurors. Of the 192 a. 32 are held of John Hadresham, esquire, by a yearly rent of 6s.1/2d., all the rest of Reynold Cobbeham, knight, service unknown, annual values, messuage nil, the arable 2d. the a., meadow 2s. the a., and wood nil. He died on 15 Oct. last. Philip his son and heir is aged 21 years and more.
527
SUSSEX. Inquisition. East Grinstead 7 Nov 1416
Jointly with Margaret his wife he held 1 toft, 80 a. arable, 8 a. wood and 6s.4d. yearly rent in East Grinstead, payable by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas, by the grant of John Brook and others, as above [no. 526], The toft and 6 a. are held of Joan de Aske by a yearly rent of 10d., 2 a. of Reynold Cobbeham, knight, by 2d. rent, 12 a. of Thomas Wallere and William Bernes, service unknown, 60 a., 8 a. wood and 6s.4d. rent of William Haseldene and John Mason, service unknown; annual values the toft 2d., the arable 2d. the a., the wood nil. Date of death and heir as above [no. 526].
528
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Northampton 2 Nov
Jointly with Margaret his wife he held the manors of Little Preston and Old, by the grant of John Weston, citizen of London, to them and his heirs and assigns as appears by his charter shown to the jurors. Little Preston is held of the king in chief as half a knight’s fee, annual value 100s., Old of the earl of Oxford, service unknown, annual value 40s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 526].
C 138/19, no. 25
E 149/107, no. 14


ROBERT HIBBURNE
529
Writ 1 July 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Newcastle upon Tyne 29 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Newton by the Sea, 2 parts of half the manor, annual value 40s., and the reversion of the 3rd part which Christina widow of John Wendout holds in dower of his inheritance; Hebburn, 2 parts of the manor, annual value 26s.1d., and the reversion of the 3rd part, similarly held; and Earle, 3 husbandlands, 6 a. arable, 3 a. meadow and 1 watermill, annual value nil because wasted by the Scots; all held of the king in chief of the crown as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee. Earle, 2 carucates, 40 a. arable, and 5 a. meadow of the king in socage of the barony of Wark by the rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value nil for the same reason. East Ditchburn, 8 husbandlands and a watermill, of the lord of Bello Monte in socage by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value nil. Ellington, 1 messuage, 18 a. arable and 3 a. meadow, of Lord Welles in socage by a rent of 1 lb. of pepper, annual value 3s.4d. Alnwick, 1 cottage, of the earl of Northumberland by knight service, annual value 6d. Wooler, 1 toft, 1 croft, 30 a. arable of the barony of Wark in socage by rent of a rose at Midsummer, annual value nil. He died on 3 Aug. 1415. Thomas his son and heir is aged 27 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 26
E 149/108, no. 8


WILLIAM NEWPORT, KNIGHT
530
Writ 3 Aug. 1416.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Lichfield 20 Aug
Aymer de Lychefeld alias Aymer Taverner, deceased, held 8 messuages, 15 cottages, 7 tofts, 200 a. arable, 30 a. meadow and 100 a. pasture in Lichfield, Pipehill, Edial, Curborough, Elmhurst, ‘Stychebrok’, Aldershaw, Shenstone and Whittington in his demesne as of fee and granted them to Henry earl of Derby, before he became king, William Bagot, John Cheyne, John Mannsfeld, chaplain, deceased, on condition that they regranted them to him Aymer, but they held and did not regrant before he died. On the petition of William Newport they granted the premises to him. They are held of John bishop of Coventry and Lichfield in socage. … is the son and heir of William Newport, aged 24 years and more. William Lychefeld is next heir of Aymer being the son of Thomas, son of William, brother of Thomas, father of Aymer, aged 28 years and more, [damaged, partly illegible].
C 138/19, no. 27


THOMAS WEST, KNIGHT
531
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Glanford Brigg 28 Oct
He held the manor and advowson of Bloxham in Kesteven in his demesne as of fee of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual values, manor £6, advowson nil. He died on 30 Sept. last. Reynold West, knight, his brother and heir was aged 21 years and more on that day.
532
Writ 5 Oct. 1415.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 27 Oct
He held the manor of Broadhempston in his demesne as of fee of Lord le Zouche of the castle of Totnes as a 40th part of a knight’s fee, annual value £20. He died on 30 Sept. Reynold his brother and heir was aged 21 years on 7 Sept. last.
533
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Stratford on Avon 24 Oct
He held the demesne as of fee of others than the king a rent of £10 from the manor of Snitterfield, payable by equal parts at Christmas and Midsummer. Date of death and heir as above [no. 532].
534
LEICESTER. Inquisition. Dalby 26 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: the manor of Burstall of the honor of Leicester of the duchy of Lancaster as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, and 40s. rent payable by equal parts at the 4 terms, annual value 100s.; ana the manor of Harby of Lord Roos as half a knight’s fee, with 40s. in rents, annual value £4. Date of death and heir as above [no. 532].
535
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
DORSET. Inquisition. Sherborne 23 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Compton Valence, the manor and advowson, of the king in chief by knight service, annual values, the manor 20 marks, the advowson £10. Hinton Martell, the manor, of the lord of Chewton Mendip, of the manor of Chewton Mendip in Somerset by knight service, annual value £20. Bere Regis and Newton Peveril, the manors, of the heir of the earl of Norfolk of the castle of Chepstow, service unknown, annual value 20 marks. Mappowder, half the manor with the advowson at alternate presentations, of the earl of March by knight service, annual values, manor 5 marks, advowson £10. He died on 29 Sept. Reynold his brother and heir is aged 22 years and more.
536
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 22 Oct 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee half the manor of Midsomer Norton with half the Midsummer fair there, of the king in chief as a 20th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. He died on 29 Sept. Reynold his brother and heir was aged 21 years on 5 Sept. last.
537
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Lymington 16 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Barton Peverel, the manor, of the king in chief as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, except for 1 a. called ‘Crondelacre’ which he held of the king in chief as assart by a yearly rent of 12d. payable at Michaelmas at his castle of Southampton, annual values, the manor £10, 1 a. nil. Oakhanger, the manor, of the king in chief as a 4th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 100s. Newton Valence, the manor, of the abbot of Hyde by knight service, annual value £20. Testwood, the manor, of the abbess of Romsey by a rent of £6, annual value £10. Winkton, the manor, of the heir of Miles de Stapelton, knight, service unknown, annual value 10 marks. He died on 29 Sept. last. Reynold his brother and heir was aged 21 years on 7 Sept. last.
538
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Downton 14 Feb 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Stratford Tony, the manor, of the alien abbey of Lire by knight service, annual value 20 marks. Newton Tony, the manor and advowson, of the heirs of Humphrey de Bohoun, late earl of Hereford, by knight service, annual values, the manor 20 marks, church £10. Date of death and heir as above [no. 537].
539
SUSSEX. Inquisition. Bramber 24 Oct 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee: Ewhurst and Sompting, the manors, of John Mowbray, Earl Marshal, of the honor of Bramber by knight service, annual values £10 and £13 6s.8d. Offington, the manor, of Maud Halsham of the manor of Applesham, service unknown, annual value £4. Blatchington, the manor and advowson, the manor of Ripe and 100 a. arable and 8 a. meadow in Selmeston and 20s. rent from various tenements in Chalvington, of John Pelham, knight, of the lordship of the duchy of Lancaster, honor of the Eagle, by knight service, annual values, Blatchington manor £10, advowson 10 marks, Ripe manor with 100 a. and 8 a. meadow and 20s. rent, £13 6s.8d. Heathfield, lands and tenements called Sapperton in various fields, 100 a. pasture at 1d., 150 a. formerly enclosed at 2d., of the prior of Lewes and Robert de Ponynges, knight, in socage. Date of death and heir as above [no. 537].
C 138/19, no. 28
E 149/107, no. 2
E 152/468


IDA WIDOW OF THOMAS WEST, KNIGHT
540
Writ 6 Nov. 1416.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill 17 Nov
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Harlington, and the reversion of half of a 3rd part which Eleanor widow of Amery de Sancto Amando, knight, holds in dower for life. The 3rd part is held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks. She died on 15 Sept. last. Gerard Braybrok, junior, is her kinsman and heir, being the son of Eleanor, one of the daughters of Amery and sister of Ida, aged 23 years and more.
541
Writ, melius sciri, as to her estate in the 3rd part of the manor of Harlington. 16 Feb. 1417.
BEDFORD. Inquisition. Ampthill 23 Feb
She held in her demesne as of fee a 3rd part of the manor of Harlington and the reversion of half of a 3rd part which Eleanor de Sancto Amando holds in dower.
542
Writ 7 Nov. 1416.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Reading 16 Jan 1417
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Basildon in her demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, and also the reversion of half of a 3rd part which Eleanor de Sancto Amando holds in dower, annual value of the 3rd part £3. She died on 15 Dec. [sic] last. Gerard Braybrok is her heir, aged 23 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 29
E 149/108, no. 12


JOAN WIDOW OF THOMAS WEST, KNIGHT
543
Writ for fees held of Henry IV, 1 April 1416.
DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple 3 Oct
Joan widow of Thomas West, knight, [who died in 1405] and formerly wife of Ralph de Welyngton, who died under age in the king’s ward, held no knight’s fees as appeared by an inquisition taken by Robert Frensshe [CIPM XVIII, no. 1097]; but she held the advowson of Huntshaw at the 3rd turn in dower, annual value 10 marks. Isabel widow of William Beaumond is her heir, being the sister of Ralph son and heir of John de Welyngton, knight.
C 138/19, no. 30


JOHN PLECY
544
Writ 13 May 1416.
NORTHAMPTON. Inquisition. Wellingborough 29 May
He held the manor of Burton called ‘Plecymanor’ in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £12. He died on 4 May last. John Cammell is his next heir, being the son of Joan, sister of John, father of John, father of John Plecy, aged 30 years and more.
545
Writ 13 May 1416.
SURREY. Inquisition. Leatherhead 22 May
He held 3 parts of the manor of Headley in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief of the honor of Boulogne as 3 parts of a quarter of a knight’s fee, comprising 60 a. arable at 6d. the a., 30s.; 24 a. wood at 1/2d., 12d.; 42 a. pasture at 1d., 3s.6d.; £6 6s.8d. in assize rents from various tenants payable at the 4 terms; and at Christmas 3s.4d. rent called ‘Shershut’. Date of death and heir as above.
546
Writ 13 May 1416
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Fordingbridge 13 June
On 3 May last by his deed shown to the jurors he granted all his lands, tenements, rents and services in Christchurch to William Anketyll, junior, son and heir of William Anketyll, senior, John Baret, senior, and William Walche, chaplain, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. They are held of the earl of Salisbury of the castle of Christchurch, service unknown, annual value 16s.6d. Date of death and heir as above.
547
Writ 13 May 1416.
DORSET. Inquisition. Shaftesbury 10 June
He held in his demesne as of fee: Sturminster Marshall, a 3rd part of a messuage of the heirs of Thomas Gorges, under age in the king’s ward, in socage, annual value 12d.; and 12 a. arable and 1 a. meadow, of the heir of William Stourton, also under age in the king’s ward, of the manor of Tarrant Rushton, service unknown, annual value 2s. Wimborne St. Giles, Sutton and Romford, 1 messuage, 40 a. arable. 10 a. meadow, 10 a. wood and 40 a. pasture, of Thomas Tyrwyn and Elizabeth his wife of the manor of Wimborne St. Giles, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. He also held to himself and his heirs the reversions of the following which Robert Derby and Michaela his wife hold in her dower from John Plecy the father of John: the manor of Shapwick of the king of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, annual value 10 marks; the manor of West Parley, of the earl of March by knight service, annual value 100s.; 1 carucate in Marnhill and Kentlesworth, of the abbot of Glastonbury by knight service, annual value 60s. Date of death and heir as above [no. 545].
C 138/19, no. 31
E 149/108, no. 5


JOHN WYKES, ESQUIRE
548
Writ 6 Oct. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Minster in Thanet 22 Oct
He held nothing in Kent. He died on 8 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 4 years and more.
549
Writ 6 Oct. 1416.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket 20 Oct
He held nothing in Cambridgeshire. Date of death and heir as above.
550
Writ 20 Oct. 1416.
MIDDLESEX. Inquisition. Westminster 5 Nov
On 16 Oct. 1391 Richard II granted him the office of the marshalsea of the King’s Bench for life with all fees etc., and on 10 Feb. 1397 by assent of parliament he granted the remainder to Thomas earl of Nottingham and the heirs of his body. He had issue Thomas, late Earl Marshal and Nottingham, and John, now earl. John Wykes died on 13 Sept. last. John his son and heir is aged 5 years and more. John Earl Marshal is aged 24 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 32


JOAN WIDOW OF ROBERT OGLE, KNIGHT
551
Writ 27 Dec. 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth 4 Nov
She held in her demesne as of fee a 3rd part of half the manor of Lowick of the king in chief as a 6th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s. She held for life half the manor of Hepple of the king in chief by knight service of the gift of William de Thymbylby to her, Robert and his heirs. The reversion is to Robert his son and heir, annual value £4 and no more these days owing to destruction by the Scots. She held in dower of the inheritance of Robert the son: the other half of the manor, except 4 husbandlands, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 60s. and no more; and 5 husbandlands in Sharperton, 1 place called ‘Schiebanke’, 1 called Fawside, 1 cottage in Alwinton, 1 place called Felling, 1 called ‘Kylnhouse’, 1 called ‘Newhall’, 1 called Hudspeth with the moor called Hudspeth Moor, 1 called ‘Fawlayfeld’ and 1 called Brockley Hall, of Gilbert de Umfravill by knight service, annual value 40s. and no more these days for the same reason; the vill of Lorbottle of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £4 and no more; and 1 husbandland in North Middleton, and all the lands there formerly of John Farnelawe, of Robert baron of Greystoke by knight service, annual value £4 and no more. She held for life a 3rd part of the manor of Ingram, and 28 messuages and 128 a. in Bamburgh, Tynemouth, Felton and Wooler, by the gift of William Thymmylby, parson of Bothal, and Alexander Burgh, chaplain, to Robert and Joan for their lives with remainder to Robert son of Robert, brother of Alexander de Ogle, and his heirs male, by a fine of 1399 [CP 25/1/181/14, no. 31] and Alexander to whom the messuages and land should descend if he survived Joan. The 3rd part of Ingram manor is held of Gilbert de Umfravill, annual value 20s. and no more; 24 messuages and 120 a. in Bamburgh of the king in chief in burgage, annual value 12s. and no more; 2 messuages and 120 a. in Wooler of Lord de Darcy, service unknown, annual value nil; 1 messuage in Felton of Ralph de Evere in burgage, 40d.; 1 messuage in Tynemouth of the prior of Tynemouth, 2s. and no more for the same reason. She died on 12 Oct. Robert the son and next heir is aged 30 years and more.
C 138/19, no. 33
E 149/108, no. 10


JOHN POUCHER, KNIGHT
552
Writ 1 Feb. 1415.
GLOUCESTER. Inquisition. Cheltenham 13 April
He held nothing in Gloucestershire. He died on 24 Oct. last. William [sic] his son is aged 5 years and more.
553
Writ 6 Feb. 1416.
YORK. Inquisition. Selby 29 Feb
He held 2 parts of the manor or lordship of Drax with the soke in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £30. He died on 1 Dec. last. Henry his son and heir is aged 6 years and more.
554
Writ 24 Jan. 1418.
WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Swindon 1 Feb
He held in his demesne as of fee: Purton, the manor, of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown. There are: the site of the manor with garden, annual value nil; 100 a. pasture, 10s.; 100 a. arable, 50s.; 12 a. meadow, 24s.; assize rents of 56s.8d.; and 180 a. wood with no underwood for sale. Long before his death by his charter shown to the jurors he granted a yearly rent of 13s.4d. to John Wyke for life, payable from this manor by equal parts at Easter and Michaelmas. Also in Purton, 1 tenement … 6 a. meadow called ‘Nelesplace’, service unknown, annual value 40s.; and 1 close called ‘Culmede’ of the abbot of Malmesbury, service unknown, annual value 45s. Chelworth, 2 messuages, 40 a. arable, 6 a. meadow, of the king in chief as an 8th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 40s. Calcutt, 1 messuage, 20 a. arable and 4 a. meadow, of other than the king, service unknown, annual value 10s. He died on 1 Dec. 1415. Henry his son and heir is aged 8 years and more.
555
Writ 6 Feb. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Market Rasen 28 April
He held in his demesne as of fee: West Rasen, the manor, extending in West Rasen, Middle Rasen, Usselby, Scawby, Hainton, Glentworth, Barkwith, Southrey, and Heckington with the advowsons of the alien priory of Holy Trinity, York, St. Mary’s chantry, West Rasen, and the priory of St. Nicholas, Heckington, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value £26 and no more because William de Lodyington, Robert Haldanby of Haldenby, William Blitton of Lincoln, senior, and John Foderby and their assigns have a yearly rent of 20 marks from it during the life of Joan widow of John Poucher. ‘Northalle’ in Middle Rasen, the manor called ‘Nevylfe’, annual value 20s. and no more because burdened with a yearly rent of 4 marks payable to Walter Stokes for life. He held 20s. rent from land and tenements in Toft next Newton held by John Mokkyng, and 20s. rent which John Alyngton holds in Osgodby, Owersby, Caistor, and Grasby, held of the monastery of Barlings, service unknown. Linwood, a toft and a wood called ‘Sellyngwode’, of Elizabeth lady of Bellomonte by a rent of 1 lb. cumin or 3s.4d. yearly. Toft Newton, the advowson, of John Chamberleyn, lord of Wickenby, of the manor of Wickenby, service unknown. Date of death and heir as above [no. 553].
C 138/20, no. 34
E 149/103, no. 8; 107, no. 11


WILLIAM NEUBURY
556
Writ 13 Oct. 1416.
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 22 Oct
Ralph Daubeney, knight, deceased, held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 60 a. heath in Kilmersdon, and by a fine of 1363 [CP 25/1/200/26, no. 75], shown to the jurors, granted them to William Neubury and Alice then his wife for their lives with reversion to himself, rendering a rose at Midsummer. Alice died and William held. The reversion descended to Giles Daubeney, a minor in the king’s ward and kinsman and heir of Ralph, being the son of Giles, son of Giles, son of Ralph. They are held of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England of the manor of Coombe in Templeton, service unknown, annual value 26s.8d. He died on 5 Oct. 1413. John Neubury has held and taken the profits since then, title unknown. Giles Daubeney, the heir, was aged 21 on 19 Oct. last.
C 138/20, no. 35


JOHN NORWODE
557
Writ 12 July 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Sittingbourne 9 Nov
John Colne, chaplain, and Bartholomew Baudewyne, parson of North Ockendon, held the manor and advowson of Harrietsham and the advowson of Wichling in their demesne as of fee, and by a fine of 1340 [CP 25/1/103/136, no. 455] granted them with other lands to Roger de Norwode, Margery his wife and the heirs male of their bodies to hold of the king in chief with remainder to Roger’s right heirs. They held in fee tail and had issue John. He had issue Roger, William and James, and died. Roger died without heirs. William entered as brother and heir male. He had issue the John Norwode named in the writ and Elizabeth and Eleanor. He died and John entered. Alice widow of William, father of John, by deed dated 13 Nov. 1413 released all her estate in these premises to John son of William, so that he held in his demesne in fee tail. He married Alice daughter of Geoffrey Ikelyngton and died without heirs of his body. John Norwode son of James is next heir, aged 11 years and more and in the ward of Humphrey duke of Gloucester. The premises are held of the king of the honor of Peverel as a 3rd part of a knight’s fee, annual value £10. He died on 23 April last. Elizabeth and Eleanor are his next heirs, aged 24 years and more and 22 years and more.
558
Writ to assign dower to Alice. 23 Nov. 1416.
KENT. Inquisition. Harrietsham 8 Dec
John Norwode was found to hold as in the above [no. 557]. Alice who was the wife of William Snayth held the premises from John’s death on 23 April until 30 Sept., title unknown.
C 138/20, no. 36
E 149/108, no. 1


THOMAS CARLETON, ESQUIRE
559
Writ 30 Oct. 1415.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln Castle 2 Dec
He held in his demesne as of fee: 1 messuage and 40 a. of land and meadow in Burton by Lincoln, by fealty alone, annual value 13s.4d.; 1 messuage and 100 a. arable and meadow in Glentworth of John Storton, service unknown, annual value 13s.4d.; and 1 messuage and 1 bovate in Reepham of the abbot of Barlings, service unknown, annual value 3s.4d. He died on 29 Sept. last. Walter his son and heir is aged 21 years and more.
C 138/20, no. 37
E 149/105, no. 3


THOMAS DE CHERLETON OF APLEY
560
Writ, plenius certiorari, his estate in Aldenham not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVII, no. 304]. 3 Nov. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 16 Nov
He held 1 messuage and 1 virgate in Aldenham in his demesne as of fee.


HELEN SISTER AND HEIR OF THOMAS DE CHERLETON
561
Writ 4 Nov. 1416.
SHROPSHIRE. Inquisition. Shrewsbury 16 Nov
Owing to the death of Thomas de Cherleton of Apley, and the minorities of Thomas son and heir of Thomas, and of Helen his sister and heir, the following came into the hands of Richard II: Harcott, the manor, held of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 60s. Aston Eyre, the manor, held of the earl of Arundel, service unknown, annual value 100s. Aldenham, 1 messuage and 1 carucate, of the lord of Aldenham, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Great Wytheford, the manor, half of the earl of Arundel and half of the lord of Wem, services unknown, annual value 10 marks. Apley, the manor; Preston on the Weald Moors, a 4th part of the manor; Wellington, 4 messuages, 1 toft, 60 a. arable and 10 a. meadow; Wappenshall, 1 messuage and 1 virgate; Kinnersley, 1 messuage and 1 carucate; and Haughton and Trilwardyn, 1 messuage and 1 carucate; all held of Hugh Burnell, services unknown, annual value 100s. She died on 1 July 1413. Thomas son of Anne, the other sister of Thomas son of Thomas is next heir, aged 22 years.
C 138/20, no. 38


HENRY DE BRAMPTON
562
Writ 29 Jan. 1416.
NORTHUMBERLAND. Inquisition. Morpeth 18 Oct 1416
Jointly with Maud his wife, who survives him, he held 4 husbandlands in Hawkhill of Robert Lisle, knight, in socage, annual value 10s.; and 1 capital messuage, 70 a. arable, 10 a. meadow and 4 husbandlands in Eachwick of William Whitchestre, knight, in socage, annual value 30s., both by the grant of Annabel widow of John de Brampton by her charter dated at Eachwick on 5 Sept. 1408 and shown to the jurors, by which she gave Henry her son and Maud his wife, daughter of John de Cartyngton, all her holdings in Eachwick and Hawkhill, whether received by inheritance or in dower, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to his right heirs. He held in his demesne as of fee 1 messuage, 70 a. arable and 10 a. meadow in Kenton of the manor of Kenton, formerly of Henry le Scrope, by knight service, annual value 6s.; and 1 messuage and 12 a. in Rothbury of Henry earl of Northumberland, in socage, annual value 8s. He died on 21 June 1415. Joan wife of William Heryngton, aged 28 years and more, and Alice wife of William Herll, 30 and more, are his sisters and heirs.
563
ex officio
He held in his demesne as of fee by knight service of Henry lord le Scrope, who forfeited by rebellion: 1 capital messuage and 4 husbandlands in Eachwick, annual value 30s., 2 husbandlands in Hawkhill, annual value 10s., and 1 husbandland in Kenton, annual value 6s. He also held in his demesne as of fee 1 husbandland in Rothbury of the lord of Rothbury in socage, annual value 8s. He died on 10 Aug. last. Christina is his daughter and heir aged half a year. She is in the ward of William Cheseman of Carterton, who refused to release the profits to the escheator. He is answerable to the king for them.
C 138/20, no. 39
E 149/105, no. 2; 108, no. 9


JOHN SON OF GILES DAUBENEY, KNIGHT
564
Writ 14 Oct. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Liskeard 29 Oct
No lands came into the king’s hands owing to the death of Giles Daubeney, knight, and the minority of John, but John held 8s. in rents from lands of Giles, knight namely: from Oliver Wyse for a tenement in Tolborough 2s., from the heir of Richard Sergeaux, knight, for one in Castlemawgam 2s.5d., from John Lucombe for one in Tredinick 2s.6d., from the heir of John [Ha?]lys for one in Drywork 12d., from the heir of Warin Lersedeken, knight, for one in Bocaddom 12d., payable at Michaelmas. They were held of the king, then prince of Wales as 100th part of a knight’s fee, of the manor of Fawton. Owing to the death and minority they came into the hands of the king as prince. He died in 1409 (Tues. after … 10 Henry IV). Giles his brother and heir was aged 21 years on … after St. Luke last.
565
Writ, melius sciri, his estate not having been given in the previous inquisition [CIPM XVIII, no. 735], 1 Oct. 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Newark 26 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee 100 a. fallow, 200 a. pasture and 60 a. wood in Thorney, and 13s.4d. rent in Broadholme as parcel of a knight’s fee of the manor of South Ingleby, in Lincolnshire.
566
Writ, melius sciri, as above [CIPM XVIII, no. 736], 1 Oct. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Lincoln 17 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee the manor of South Ingleby extending in Saxilby and Broxholme, with the advowson of Broxholme.
C 138/20, no. 40


CHRISTINA ROUS
567
Writ 5 April 1416.
WARWICK. Inquisition. Kenilworth 25 June
She held in her demesne as of fee: Alcester, half the manor, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 10 marks. Ragley, the manor, of Thomas Burdet, knight, by knight service, annual value 40s. Kingley, lands and tenements, of the abbot of Evesham by a rent of 1d., annual value 40s. Oversley, a yearly rent of 8s. from 1 messuage and 1/2 virgate, of the barony of Wem, service unknown. King’s Coughton, 1 messuage and 1 virgate, of whom and service unknown, annual value 13s.4d. Hillborough, 1 messuage and 1 1/2 virgates, of whom and service unknown, annual value 24s. Temple Grafton, lands and tenements, of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Kinwarton, 1 messuage and 1 virgate, of the same prior, service unknown, annual value 6s.8d. Bidford, 2 cottages, by a rent of 8d., of whom and service unknown, annual value 40d. Wixford, lands, of whom and service unknown, annual value 2s. She died on 7 Feb. 1415. William son of Robert Rous is her next heir, aged 7 years and more. Baldwin Rous, brother of Robert, entered the premises in Temple Grafton and Hillborough after they were taken into the king’s hands in contempt and prejudice of the king.
C 138/20, no. 41


JOHN DE PEYTON, ESQUIRE
568
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow 7 Nov
John son of John de Peyton, esquire, held in his demesne as of fee the manor called ‘Peytonhall’ and other lands and tenements, rents and services without any reservations in Boxford, Polstead, Stoke Ash, and Groton and the manor of Waldingfield, and on 7 Nov. 1415 granted them to Roger Drury, knight, William Clopton, William Rokwode, John Burgoyn, junior, Nicholas Morys, Thomas Cannisie(?), Richard Burgoyne clerk, John Burgoyne junior, and their heirs and assigns, and they still hold. The manor of Waldingfield is held of the heirs of Robert Mounteney, service unknown, annual value 5 marks. All the rest of Robert Corbet, knight, service unknown, annual value £10. He died on 16 Oct. last. John his son and heir is aged 3 3/4 years.
569
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Witham 2 Nov
Thomas Priour, John Daniel of Isleham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne, John Stanford, clerk, and Thomas atte Pond, clerk, held the manor and advowson of Easthorpe and the hundred of Lexden in their demesne as of fee of the king in chief, the manor and advowson by the service of 3 knight’s fees, and the hundred in fee farm of 4 marks. They granted them by royal licence [CPR 1405–8, p.344] to Margaret widow of John de Peyton, knight, for her life with successive remainders to John son of John Peyton, esquire, Grace his wife, and the heirs of his body, Robert and Thomas his brothers, Margaret his sister, and the heirs of their bodies in turn, and Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne and John Stanford, and their heirs. Margaret held them, and after her death John and Grace. Grace survives. The annual values are, the manor 20 marks, the hundred 5 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
570
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
[Cambridge] … [First half of inquisition torn away]. Afterwards by a fine of 1408 [CP 25/1/30/94 no. 49] Margaret widow of John de Peyton knight quitclaimed the manor of Wicken to Thomas Priour, now deceased, John Danyel of Isleham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne, John Stanford, clerk and Thomas atte Pond, clerk, and the heirs of Thomas atte Pond. They still hold. The manor is held of the earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond, service unknown, annual value £10. Date of death and heir as above.
C 138/20, no. 42


DROGO BARANTYN
571
Writ 20 May 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. High Wycombe 9 June
In Hambleden he held 1 messuage, 100 a. arable, 2 a. meadow, 40 a. pasture and 20 a. wood. The messuage 80 a. arable, 20 a. pasture and 15 a. wood are held of the abbot of Eynsham by a yearly rent of 6s.8d. They lie to the west of the road called Skirmett which leads towards Henley on Thames. The remainder are held of Margaret Lescrope, lady of … by a rent of 29s.8d. and suit of court at Hambleden every 3 weeks. He also held 1 toft of Isabel Malyns, lady of Henton in Skirmett, by a yearly rent of 12d., and 3 cottages in Ibstone of the warden of Merton College, Oxford, by a rent of 20d. and suit of court at Ibstone every 3 weeks, annual value together 26s.8d. He died on 14 Dec. last. Reynold son and heir of Thomas, his late brother, is his heir, aged 30 years and more.
572
Writ, plenius certiorari. his estate not being given in the above, and where is the toft? 7 Aug. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Hambleden 14 Aug
He held in his demesne in fee simple the messuage and lands in Hambleden and the cottages in Ibstone. Likewise the toft which is in the vill of Skirmett in the parish of Hambleden.
573
Writ 28 March 1416.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Oxford 4 May
He held the manor of Little Haseley in his demesne in fee simple of the duchy of Lancaster as 3 parts of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. Similarly he held 5 marks rent from lands formerly ‘atte Stoke’ in Clare. Date of death and heir as above.
574
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
He held in the following parishes in his demesne in fee simple of the king in free burgage as all London is held: St. John Zachary, St. Anne and St. Mary Staining, 1 house in which he lived and 54 shops with solars above, annual value £20. St. Vedast, Foster Lane, 1 messuage and 16 shops with solars, annual value 100s. Long before his death he granted 1 shop with solar to Thomas Mounde, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Margaret his wife to hold for their lives and that of the survivor, rendering 12s. yearly. St. Giles without Cripplegate, 1 garden called ‘Jewyngardyn’, annual value 100s. St. Botolph without Aldersgate, 1 house with 12 shops. He died on 14 Dec. last. The infant now in the womb of Christina his wife is his heir, or failing that Reynold son of Thomas his brother. Panel of jurors, Aldersgate ward, 28 March.
575
Writ, melius certiorari, Reynold says that Christina is not pregnant, order to inquire. 18 May 1416.
Nicholas Wotton, mayor and escheator, with Robert Chichele, William Crowmere, discreet citizens, and Elizabeth Curyell, Elizabeth Fraunceys, Rose Louth, and Katharine Frenssh examined Christina and did not find her pregnant. Seals of Nicholas, Robert and William appended.
576
Writ. Reynold Barantyn has petitioned that as 3 names were omitted from the list of the jurors in the inquisition on Drogo Barantyn owing to the negligence and ignorance of William Pynwell, under-escheator, his lands were resumed into the king’ hands. Order to confirm that these names should be included. 27 Oct. 1418.
[Dorse] Nicholas Wotton, mayor and escheator, confirms that the names were omitted by the negligence and ignorance of William Pynwell, and the other jurors swore to the findings as returned. Memorandum that on 7 March this year William Pynwell was found guilty, and he gave recognisances to the king in £100 to be paid at Easter next. [A damaged membrane appears to be a copy of the petition of Reynold Barantyn, of the inquisition and of the proceedings].
577
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
CAMBRIDGE. Inquisition. Newmarket 16 June 1416
He held 2s.6d. in assize rents in Reach in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief; a separate fishery there, annual value 20d.; and a yearly leet on Monday before Ascension day, annual value 12d.; and also 15 a. in the fields of Burwell and 1 a. in those of Fordham, annual value 10s. He died on 15 Dec 1415. Reynold son of Thomas his brother is next heir, aged 30 years and more. William Bele of Exning in Suffolk and Thomas Seyncler of London have taken the issues since his death.
578
ex officio
He held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service: 180 a. and 24s. rent in Exning; 2 parts of the manor of Exning called ‘Valens’ formerly of Mary de Sancto Paulo, late countess of Pembroke; a 3rd part of a 3rd part of that manor, formerly of Andrew Horne of Slinfold in Sussex, and Helen his wife; and the manor of Exning called ‘Jardyns’ except for 14 a. there; and a 3rd part of a 3rd part of the manor of Exning formerly of Robert Porter and Alice his wife, annual value £40 10s. Similarly he held the manor and advowson of Frostenden in his demesne as of fee, of Lord le Fitzwauter, service unknown, annual value £40. Date of death and heir as above [no. 577]. Memorandum that the above inquisition was adjudged null and void because it was not taken by an indenture between the escheator and the jurors named according to the procedure laid down by the statute of 34 Edward III for inquisitions taken ex officio.
579
Writ 28 Dec. 1415.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Henhow 9 March 1416
He held in his demesne as of fee jointly with John Hale, Henry James, John Stodesbury and John Blok, clerks, and William Randolf, John Senycle, John Selman, John Fray, John Credy, William Estre, William Beel and John Wyssyngsete, and their heirs and assigns all the holdings listed in the above inquisition [no. 578]. He died on 15 Dec. last. Christina his widow is pregnant. Failing her child, Reynold is his next heir, age unknown.
C 138/20, no. 43
E 149/106, no. 1
E 152/460


JOHN POMERAY, KNIGHT
580
Commission to William Cheyne, John Martyn, William Paulet and John Sparwe to inquire what he held in Devon and Cornwall and who is his heir [CPR 1416–22, p.84], 13 Feb. 1417. Another commission to William Cheyne and John Martyn, 27 March 1417. William Cheyne and his colleagues to the sheriff of Cornwall, order to have 24 good and lawful jurors at Launceston on 24 March for the inquisition. Panel of jurors.
CORNWALL. Inquisition before William Cheyne and John Martyn. Launceston 12 March
He held the manor of Tregony in his demesne as of fee of Richard II of the castle of Launceston and of the duchy of Cornwall by the service of a 12th part of a knight’s fee. On 27 May 1387 he granted it to Thomas Pomeray, esquire, now knight, Nicholas Kyrkham, Richard Ayssh and John Papelwyk. They permitted him to take the profits and occupy it, and he gave these to Edward Pomeray, Margaret his wife and his heirs male by a fine [CP 25/1/33/32, no. 24], so he held nothing. He died on 14 June 1416. Joan wife of Thomas Pomeray, knight, and John Cole, esquire, are his next heirs, Joan being the daughter of Joan, one sister, and John Cole, the son of Margaret his other sister, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more.
581
Writ to the sheriff of Devon to summon jurors for 13 Feb. 1417.
William Cheyne and his colleagues to the sheriff, order to have the jurors at Exeter on 8 March, 16 Feb. 1417. Panel of jurors.
He held the manor of Berry Pomeroy in his demesne as of fee of Richard II by knight service. As John son of Henry Pomeray he gave it to William de Horbury, parson of Ipplepen, Richard Holrigge, vicar of Brixham, John Papelwyke, parson of Loxhore, Reynold vicar of Berry Pomeroy, John Hill, John Wadham, Thomas de la Pomeray, William Canuton, and Richard Ayssh and their heirs. They held in their demesne as of fee of the king and William Canuton died. The others gave the manor to John Pomeray, Joan his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs, by royal licence which was shown to the jurors [not found]. So he held jointly, annual value £40. He also held in his demesne as of fee of the king in chief by knight service the manor of Stockleigh Pomeroy, annual value 60s.; and half the manors of Harberton and Brixham, annual values 40s. and 60s. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/21, no. 44
E 149/107, no. 4


NICHOLAS BROMFORD, ESQUIRE
582
Writ 12 Jan. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Marhamchurch 15 April
He held in his demesne as of fee 2 messuages and 1 a. Cornish in Harlick and Luckham of the king of the castle of Launceston of the duchy of Cornwall in socage by fealty and a rent of 1/2d. at Michaelmas. Owing to the outlawry for felony of Ralph Gyffard for the death of Richard Bevyle, rector of Whitstone, because Robert Horykke, grandfather of Nicholas, whose heir he was, held the messuage and land in socage by fealty and a rent of 1/2d., and Ralph held of the prince of Wales of the castle and duchy, annual value 20s. He also held in his demesne as of fee: Woodknowle and Downrow, 1 toft and 1 ferling of Walter Charleton in socage of the manor of Hilton by a rent of 2s.8d. payable at Michaelmas. annual value 10s. Littlebridge and Knowle, 1 messuage, 1 toft and 1/2 ferling, of the abbot of Hartland in fealty by socage, annual value 2s. Nethercot, 1 messuage, and 1 ferling of Katharine Penhurgard in socage by a rent of 3 cloves of gillyflower, annual value 12d. Wainhouse, 1 a. English, of William Hawell in right of Margery his wife by fealty, annual value 4d. Penhalt, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of John Seyntaubyn in socage by a rent of 2s. at Michaelmas, annual value 2s. Upton, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, of John Arundell in socage of the manor of Efford by fealty, annual value 40d. Stratton, 2 messuages and 3 curtilages, of John Colshill, knight, in socage, by a rent of 2s. payable at Michaelmas, annual value 12d. Marhamchurch, 1 messuage and 2 a. English, of Henry Foleforde by a rent of 3 cloves, annual value 12d. Woodford, 1 messuage and 1/2 ferling, of Simon Westecote by fealty, annual value 20d. Gooseham, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of John Wybbury of the manor of Lee by fealty, annual value 6s.8d. Youlstone, 1 messuage and 1 ferling, of the abbot of Hartland by fealty, annual value 40d. Darracott, 3s.4d. rent from lands held of the prior of Launceston. He died on 18 Oct. 1415. John his son and heir is aged 30 years and more.
583
Writ 28 Oct. 1416.
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 23 Dec
Same findings as above.
C 138/21, no. 45


AMICE WIDOW OF ROBERT BARDOLF [AND OF JOHN BEVERLEY]
584
Writ 26 Oct. 1416.
BUCKINGHAM. Inquisition. Amersham 3 Nov
She held the manor of Chesham called Chesham Bury in Chesham for life by the grant of John Dabryggecourt, knight, Henry Bryt, clerk, and Richard Merlawe, clerk, by their charter shown to the jurors, with remainder to William Lynde and his heirs male. It is held of John Cyfrewast of Clewer by the service of half a knight’s fee and 10s. rent, annual value £20. She held the manor of Blackwell Hall in Chesham in her demesne as of fee of the earl of Oxford, service unknown, annual value 100s. She died on 2 Oct. last. Robert Langeford and Walter Daundessey, knight, are her kinsmen and heirs, Robert being the son of Anne her daughter, and Walter the son of Elizabeth her other daughter [by John Beverley], aged 24 years and more and 21 years and more.
585
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Hertford 24 Nov
She held a 3rd part of the manor of Minsden in dower from John Beverlee, her first husband, with reversion to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundeshey, knight, sons of her daughters by John Beverlee, as above. It is held of the king in chief as a 9th part of a knight’s fee. Date of death and heirs, aged 23 years and 22 years and more, as above.
586
Writ 6 Nov. 1416.
She held for life of the king in free burgage in the parishes named: St. Peter the Poor in Broad Street ward, a tenement with garden including 2 mansions, annual value when let 40s. All Hallows London Wall in the same ward, 1 tenement with garden and 5 shops, annual value when let 40s; 1 tenement with garden and 8 shops, annual value 4 marks; and 1 tenement with garden and 4 shops, formerly of Nicholas Rumbald, white tawyer of London, and which Edward III granted by letters patent [CPR 1374–7, p.78] to John Beverlee her late [first] husband and herself and his heirs, when they had escheated, annual value when let, 6 marks. All Hallows the Great in Dowgate ward, 1 tenement in Cousin Lane with adjacent quay to the east, annual value when let 6 marks; another tenement next to it, when let 50s.; and another tenement with quay in the same lane to the west, when let 2 marks.; all of which Richard de Preston, Richard Toky and John Rauff, chaplain, gave to John Beverlee and Amice and his heirs. The reversion of all is to Robert Langford and Walter Daundesey, knight, as above. Date of death and heirs as above. Statement by Henry Barton, mayor and escheator, that on 25 Nov. 1416 he took all the London premises into the king’s hands, to hold until otherwise ordered by the king.
587
Writ 24 Oct. 1416; and order to send the inquisition to the Chancery. 10 Nov.
OXFORD. Inquisition. Bicester 6 Nov
She held for life: Bucknell and Godington, the manors, by the grant of Edward III to John Beverle, her first husband, and herself and his heirs with reversion to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, knight. Bucknell is held of Thomas Chaucer, esquire, of the manor of Kidlington, service unknown, annual value 40s., Godington of the king at fee farm of £10, no annual value beyond that. Stoke Lyne and Caversfield, the manors, by the grant to her of John Daubrigthecourt, knight, John Boteler and John Note, with remainder to James Lynde and his heirs and assigns by their charter shown to the jurors. They are held of the earl of Oxford by fealty, annual values, each 20s. Mapledurham, the manor, by the grant by a fine of 1396 [CP 25/1/191/24, no. 46] of Nicholas Chansy and Margaret his wife to Roger Marchall, John Cook of High Wycombe, John Lynde, now deceased, and Amice and the heirs of John Lynde, with remainder to William Lynde, brother of John. The manor is held of the earldom of Warenne, service unknown, annual value £10. William is aged 30 years and more. She died on 2 Oct. Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey are her heirs, as above, aged 28 years and more and 26 years and more.
588
Writ 24 Oct. 1416.
STAFFORD. Inquisition. Rodbaston 30 Oct
She held the manor of Penkridge for life of the king in chief as 1 knight’s fee by the gift of Alan de Buxhull, knight, and Thomas Cheyne to her and John de Beverle, her late husband and his heirs, annual value £20. Also for life she held the manor of Rodbaston of the king in chief as a 5th part of a knight’s fee, by the grant of John de Peyto, knight, and Eleanor his wife, to her and John de Beverle and his heirs, annual value 40s. The heirs are Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, knight, as above [no. 584]. Robert Langeford granted his half of the reversion of the manors to Humphrey Stafford, knight, and his heirs by a fine [CP 25/1/211/22, no. 8]. Edward III on 27 April 1364 granted to John Beverle, then his servant, that he might have a weekly market on Thursday at Penkridge and a fair for 3 days on the eve of Michaelmas each year. He died on 29 July 1380, when the market and fair descended to Anne and Elizabeth his daughters, aged 10 and 9 years. From them they descended to Robert Langeford and Walter Daundesey, annual value £20. Date of death and heirs as above.
C 138/21, no. 46
E 149/106, no. 4
E 152/466, no. 3


RALPH MONBOUCHER
589
Writ 15 Sept. 1416.
NOTTINGHAM. Inquisition. Gamston 26 Sept
He held jointly with Margaret his wife who survives him: Gamston, the manor, with various lands and tenements in Elkesley, by the grant of John de Shawe of Brompton and John de Meller, his servants, to them, the heirs of their bodies and their right heirs, by a charter dated at Haughton on Idle on 27 July 1416. Haughton on Idle, the manor with various lands and tenements in Willoughby, Walesby, Kirton, Grimston, Wellow, Ompton, Drayton, Barnby Moor, Everton, Misson and Wroot, by the grant of Richard Foliambe, junior, and John Foliambe, chaplain, to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to their right heirs, by a charter dated at Gamston on 13 Jan 1416 and shown to the jurors. So he held for life. Gamston, Haughton on Idle, and the lands in Elkesley, Willoughby etc. are held of the duchy of Lancaster by knight service, and rendering 40s. to the king as duke of Lancaster for the ward of Lancaster castle and 8s. sheriff’s aid, payable by equal parts at Christmas, Midsummer and Michaelmas, annual value £20. He died on 11 Sept. last. Isabel wife of John de Burgh and Maud wife of John Kevermond are his sisters and heirs, aged 50 years and more and 40 years and more.
590
Writ 15 Sept. 1416.
LINCOLN. Inquisition. Binbrook 14 Oct
He held in his demesne as of fee: Billinghay, the manor with its appurtenances in Walcot, of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 26s.8d. Helpringham, 20s. in assize rents, of Gilbert Umfravyle of his manor of Kyme, service unknown. Willoughton, the manor of the king in chief by knight service, annual value 4 marks. Swinhope, the manor and advowson, of the earl of Westmorland of the honor of Richmond by knight service, quantity unknown, annual value 30s. Wroot, 1 toft, of whom held and the service is unknown, annual value nil because liable to flooding by the Trent. He died on 11 Sept. 1416. Isabel wife of John Burgh of Yorkshire and Maud wife of John Kevermond of Lincolnshire are his sisters and heirs, aged 40 years and more and 21 years and more.
C 138/21, no. 47
E 149/108, no. 2


ISABEL WIDOW OF WILLIAM UFFORD, EARL OF SUFFOLK
591
Writ 5 Oct 1416.
HAMPSHIRE. Inquisition. Petersfield 8 Oct
After the death of John Straunge her first husband she held the manor of Chawton, with reversion to Gilbert Talbot, knight, son of Ankaret, sister of John son of John Straunge. It is held of the duchy of Lancaster, by the rent of a pair of spurs price 6d., at Michaelmas, annual value £20. Gilbert Talbot is aged 30 years and more. She died on 29 Sept. last. Richard earl of Warwick is her heir, being the son of Thomas de Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, her brother and heir, aged 28 years and more.
592
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
SUFFOLK. Inquisition. Stowmarket 17 Oct
She held the manors of Haughley, annual value £97 10s.11d., and Thorndon, annual value £35.17s.7 3/4d. in dower of William Ufford, by assignment in the chancery of Richard II. By letters patent of 12 Sept. 1385 [CPR 1385–9, p.24] Richard II granted that the manors which she then held with reversion to the king should remain to Michael de la Pole and the heirs male of his body. Isabel attorned to Michael for them and the reversion descended to William now earl of Suffolk, being the son of Michael, son of Michael, and the next heir male. He was 20 years of age on 16 Oct. last. Both manors are held of the king in chief by knight service. She also held the castle and vill of Orford, the manor of Parham, the advowson of the priory of Campsey Ash, the manor and advowson of Ufford, the manor and lordship of Sogenho, the manor and lordship of Windervile and the quay and haven of Woodbridge for the term of her life by the grant of William Phelipp, Robert Asshefeld, Thomas Wroxham and Henry Sergeant, with reversion after her death to Robert de Wylughby, knight, lord of Eresby, by letters shown to the jurors. Robert, son and heir of William de Wylyghby is still alive, aged 26 years and more. Isabel attorned to him. The manors and lordships of Sogenho and Windervile and the quay and haven of Woodbridge are held of the king in chief of the castle of Norwich by knight service, annual value 13s.4d.; the manor and advowson of Ufford of the Earl Marshal of his manor of Dunningworth, service unknown, annual value £10; and the manor of Parham with the advowson of Campsey Ash of Roger Swyllyngton of his manor of Wissett, service unknown, annual value 100s. Date of death as above. Richard earl of Warwick, aged 26 years and more, is her next heir by blood.
593
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Attlebridge 29 Oct 1416
She held the manor of Costessey in dower of William Ufford by the grant of Richard II, annual value 182 marks 21d. with reversion to Katherine, Elizabeth and Isabel, daughters of Michael de la Pole, late earl of Suffolk, in the king’s ward, in virtue of letters patent of Richard II [CPR 1381–5, pp.449–50] granting the reversion to Michael, their great-grandfather, in exchange for 180 marks from Kingston upon Hull, rendering 28s.5d. yearly to the king and £10 to the queen. Afterwards on 20 Aug. 1385 Richard II quitclaimed to Michael both the 28s.5d. and the £10 to the queen. The manor is also charged with a yearly rent of £10 to the abbey of Bon Repos. Katherine is aged 4 years and more, Elizabeth 3 years and more and Isabel 1 year and more. William Ufford held the manor and advowson of Hickling on the day that he died by the grant of William Phelipp, Robert Ashefeld, Thomas Wroxham and Henry Sergeant, with reversion after the death of Isabel his wife to Robert de Swylington and Brian de Stapulton. They are held of Ralph earl of Westmorland by knight service … [The remainder is mainly illegible].
C 138/21, no. 48
E 149/108, no. 3


THOMAS DE MORLEY, KNIGHT
594
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
ESSEX. Inquisition. Hatfield Broad Oak 9 Nov
Jointly with Anne his wife, who survives him, he held the manor and advowson of Great Hallingbury by the gift of Miles de Stapylton and Simon Felbrygge, knights, and William Rees, esquire, to them as Thomas lord de Morlee and Anne his wife with remainder to Thomas son of Robert, son of Thomas, by a charter dated 23 July 1407 and shown to the jurors. The manor is held of the king in chief by knight service, as parcel of the barony of Rye, annual values, the manor 40 marks, advowson 20 marks. He died on 24 Sept. last. Thomas son of Robert is his next heir, aged 23 years and more.
595
HERTFORD. Inquisition. Bishop’s Stortford 16 Nov 1416
Jointly with Anne his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, by the same charter as above, he held the manor of Walkern with the advowson of Datchworth, as parcel of the same barony of Rye, annual values, the manor £20, advowson 10 marks. Date of death and heir as above.
596
Writ 5 Oct. 1416.
NORFOLK. Inquisition. Hingham 28 Oct
Jointly with Anne his wife, to them and the heirs of their bodies, he held 40 messuages, 700 a. arable, 80 a. meadow, 100 a. pasture, 50 a. marsh, 40 a. alder and £12 2 1/2d. rent in Mattishall, Mattishall Burgh, East Tuddenham and North Tuddenham by the grant of Stephen de Hales, knight, and John Kyrkeby, rector of Stanfield. They are held of the bishop of Ely by knight service, annual value 100s. Date of death and heir as above. On 20 July 1401 after his marriage with Anne he held the manors of Buxton, Hingham, Swanton Morley, Foulsham, Aldeby and Hockering, the hundreds of Eynsford and Forehoe, and the advowsons of Hingham, Swanton, Foulsham, Bintree, Hockering, Mattishall Burgh and Haddiscoe, and by his charter dated Thurs. 10 July 1401, by the name of Thomas lord Morley, marshal of Ireland, granted them with warranty to Henry bishop of Norwich, Robert bishop of London, Robert de Scales, then lord of Newsells, Thomas Stanley, clerk, Master John Thorp, William Rees, Robert Garveys, John Yelverton, James Byllyngford, now deceased, and Thomas Erpingham and Miles de Stapylton, knights, John Birlingham, clerk, and Richard Drewe, who are still living, to hold to them and their heirs and assigns. Afterwards on 12 Aug. in the same year they granted them to farm to Thomas de Morle to hold to him and his executors for … years, rendering to the bishop and others … By letters patent of 18 Aug. 1401 [CPR 1399–1401, p.526] the king pardoned this alienation. Afterwards by a deed dated 29 May 1415 (?) to Thomas son of Robert … On 6 Oct. 1416 by letters patent [CPR 1416–22, pp.53–4] the king pardoned William Phelippes and John Rodenale, knights, William Garveys, Nicholas Rikhull, Peter Garveys, Edmund Oldhall, Edmund Wynter, Henry Ingelos, John Smethis, Geoffrey Swynborne, Robert Watton, Thomas Hethe, Richard Baynard, William Rokewode and Henry Warner for acquiring from Thomas Erpingham and Miles Stapelton, knights, John Birlyngham, clerk, and Richard Drewe, the manors of Buxton and Foulsham and the hundred of Eynsford, held of the king in chief. [The remainder is mainly illegible].
C 138/21, no. 49
E 149/107, no. 9


JOHN EARL OF HUNTINGDON AND RICHARD HIS SON
597
Writ 20 June 1414.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 2 Aug
John Holland, late earl of Huntingdon, held the manors of Dartington and Fremington, the hundred of Fremington, the manors and boroughs of Barnstaple, Combe Martin and South Molton, the hundred of South Molton, the manors of Winkleigh and Newton Tracey and various lands and tenements in Blackborough, to himself and his heirs male by Elizabeth his wife. At his death they all came into the king’s hands. Henry IV granted their custody to John Cornewaill, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, the earl’s widow, to hold during the minority until an heir reached full age [CP 1399–1401, pp.483, 550]. They are all held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Dartington £40, Fremington with the hundred £120, Barnstaple with the borough £20, Combe Martin with the borough £26 13s.4d., South Molton with the borough and hundred £18, Winkleigh, 20 marks, Newton Tracey £4, Blackborough 26s.8d. He also held the reversion of the manor of Flete, to himself, Elizabeth and their heirs, after the death of Isabel widow of John Daumarle, knight. It is now held by Elizabeth. He also held the manors of Holsworthy, Bovey Tracey and Langacre of the king in chief, annual values unknown. They came into the king’s hands at his death and so remain. Richard died on 3 Sept. 1400. John, his brother, son of the earl, was aged 18 years on 29 March last.
598
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 6 March
Richard II held the manors of Bovey Tracey, Northlew, Holsworthy, Langacre, Barnstaple, Combe Martin, Fremington, South Molton, Dartington, Blackborough and Winkleigh with the hundreds of Fremington and South Molton, and with knight’s fees, advowsons of churches, abbeys, priories, hospitals, chantries and chapels, and with chases, parks, fairs, markets, franchises, liberties and services, and all other profits, and by letters patent [CPR 1385–9, p.495] granted them to John Holand and his heirs by Elizabeth his wife. He died seised of them and they descended to Richard, and so to John the present earl of Huntingdon. John Cornewaill has held the manors of Barnstaple, Combe Martin, Fremington, South Molton, Dartington, Blackborough and Winkleigh with the hundreds, fees and advowsons, by the grant of Henry IV as above. Arnold Chagesty has held the manors of Bovey Tracey, Northlew, Holsworthy, and Langacre with fees and advowsons, title unknown. All, except Blackborough, are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Bovey Tracey £20, Northlew 40s., Holsworthy £30, Langacre £16, Barnstaple £20, Combe Martin £26 13s.4d., Fremington with the hundred £120, South Molton with the hundred £18, Dartington £36, Winkleigh 20 marks, and Blackborough of Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon, service unknown, 26s.8d. Dates of death and age of the present earl, 21 years on 29 March last, as above.
599
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
DEVON. Inquisition. Exeter 6 March
All findings as last.
600
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon 14 June
John de Holand, late earl of Huntingdon, held ‘Felberdescourt’ manor in East Hanney in his demesne in fee tail to himself and his heirs by Elizabeth, then his wife, by letters patent [CPR 1385–9, p.494] now exemplified and shown to the jurors. John died on 8 Jan. 1400, and the manor descended to Richard their son, who died in the king’s ward on 3 Sept. 1400. Then it descended to John, the present earl, and remains in the king’s hands owing to his minority, It is held of the king in chief as a 30th part of a knight’s fee, annual value 20 marks. John Cornewaill, knight, has taken the issues and still does so, title unknown. Age of the present earl as last.
601
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon 14 June
All findings as last.
602
Writ (for Richard) 16 Feb. 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon 27 March
Richard II by letters patent (as above, no. 600), exemplified by the king, granted John earl of Huntingdon £20 yearly from the farm of the county by the sheriff. It descended to the present earl but remained in the king’s hands owing to the minorities. Dates of death and age of the present earl as above.
603
Writ, melius sciri (for John), 16 Feb. 1417.
HUNTINGDON. Inquisition. Huntingdon 27 March
All findings as last.
604
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 13 March 1417
Richard II held the castle and manor of Trematon, and the manors of Calstock, Saltash and Tackbeare in his demesne as of fee and granted them with knight’s fees, advowsons, etc, to John de Holand, earl of Huntingdon, and Elizabeth his wife [CPR 1385–9, pp.494–5]. They died holding them and Richard their son was the heir. All except Tackbeare are held of the king in chief by knight service, annual values: Trematon £40, Calstock 40 marks, Saltash £15. John Cornewaill, knight, has held these manors and castle during the minority, title unknown. Of whom Tackbeare is held and by what service is unknown, annual value 20s. Arnold Chagesty has held it during the minority, title also unknown. Dates of death and age of the present earl as above.
605
CORNWALL. Inquisition. Launceston 13 March 1417
All findings as last.
606
Writ [16 Feb. 1417].
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 18 March
Richard II held the manors of Blagdon, Lydford, Staunton and Haslebury Plucknett and the hundreds of Stone and Catsash, with all liberties and profits, bedelrys in the hundreds, knight’s fees and advowsons in his demesne as of fee, and granted them to John de Holand and Elizabeth his wife by letters patent as above [no. 598]. John held all except the following, held of him by his tenants at will: 1 tenement, 20 a. arable, and 1 a. meadow in Lydford by Thomas Jene; 1 tenement, 40 a. arable and 2 a. meadow in the same by Thomas Welde; 1 pasture called ‘Estfeld’ by William Rodebert and Henry Lirbek; 1 pasture called ‘Tryvettspark’ held by Walter Sherston in the same; and 1 close of meadow called ‘Muchellachemere’ by Adam Hunte. By his charter dated at his house in London on 22 Nov. 1399 the earl granted them all to William Yerde, esquire, to hold for the term of his life rendering 6s.10d. by equal parts at the 4 principal terms. He still holds with reversion to the earl. All are held of the king in chief by fealty: Blagdon, annual value £31 of which £26 is in assize rents payable by equal parts at the 4 terms and 100s. from demesne lands, the profits of the court, dovecot etc.; Lydford, annual value £45, payable at the same terms; Staunton, 40s. and Haslebury, £40 payable similarly, the hundreds, Stone 20 marks, Catsash £10. The earl died on 7 Jan. 1400. Richard Holand, his son and heir by Elizabeth was under age, and the premises came into the king’s hands. Richard died without heirs of his body. John his brother, now earl of Huntingdon, was his heir. He was aged 21 years on 29 March 1416. During the minority Roger Ilwyke has held the manor of Blagdon, Thomas Chalon, Lydford and John Millward, Staunton. John Grey, knight, son of Reynold Grey of Ruthin, Constance widow of Thomas the Earl Marshal and John Cornewaill, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, widow of the earl of Huntingdon, have held the manor of Haselbury Plucknett with knight’s fees and advowsons from 7 Jan. 1400 to date, title unknown. John Cornewaill and Elizabeth have also held the hundreds of Stone and Catsash.
607
SOMERSET. Inquisition. Ilchester 18 March 1417
All findings as last.
C 138/8, no. 23A and /21, no. 50
E 14 /107, no. 3
E 152/470