Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 13

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 13', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Volume 1: Henry III (1904), pp. 61-68. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=108009 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 13

246.Geoffrey de Rokingham.
Writ to the sheriff of Northampton, 16 Aug. 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Geoffrey, his son, aged 26, is his heir.
Northampton.Rokingham, ½ virgate land held of the king in chief by service of collecting the guard of Rokingham Castle, and distraining for it, with the aid if necessary of the constable of the castle; and he had of right for that service housebote and heybote in Cotingham wood, and hay and grass in the meadows of the abbot of Peterborough at Eston, and used to eat in the said castle when the king or his chief steward sojourned there, and had free fishery in Weland water; also 1 virgate and 10a. land held of Sir R[ichard] earl of Cornwall by service of 7s.; and 1 virgate land held of Sir William Mauduyt by service of 10s. (See No. 210.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (1.)
247.Agnes Basset.
Writ to the sheriff of Buckingham, 27 Aug. 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Robert son of Nigel, aged 30, is her heir.
Buckingham.Bechehampton, Salden and Morton, one knight's fee (extent given) held of the king in chief; and Morton was held of her, which the heirs of Paulin Peyvre now hold and do guard at Northampton Castle and scutage to the lord of the fee for it.
Mursle town, ½ knight's fee (extent given) held of the king in chief.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (2.)
248.John de Sancto Claro.
Mandate from the abbot of Persore to his co-escheator in co. Essex, with transcript of writ, 12 Oct. 36 Henry III.
John, his son, aged 19, is his heir.
Essex.Extent (undated).
(Unspecified) 108a. arable, 5a. meadow, 3a. pasture, 12a. wood, 9s. 11d. rent &c. held of many lords, rendering 6s. 6d. yearly.
[Essex.]Inq. Saturday the octave of SS. Peter and Paul.
Topesfeld town, 84a. arable held of Avice and Letice, daughters of Juliana, sister and heir of Aubrey (Albr') de Wikes, who sold the same to Gerebert de Sancto Claro, father of the said John, for homage and service; also 3a. meadow and pasture, 4a. wood, 45d. rent &c., held of the said heirs by 2s. rent and service of ⅓ knight's fee; also 8a. land, 5a. meadow, 4a. wood, 5s. 5d. rent &c., held of Ralph de Cameis by service of 2s.; 12a. land held of John Buscard by service of 12d.; and 4a. land held of William, son of Geoffrey, by service of 12d. The heirs of the said Aubrey sold the wardship of the said land to John Talebot, the others hold the lands pertaining to their fees. (See No. 350.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (3.)
249.Joceus Presbiterus, a Jew.
Commission to Edward de Westminster, 4 Aug. 36 Hen. III.
London.Inq. (undated.)
Bassieshawe, 3 houses, which were of the said Joceus, now held by Henna, daughter of Elias le Eveske, in dower; and 1 house now held by Isaac, son of the said Joceus; 3 houses by the house of Aaron son of Abraham, and 2 houses and a garden in Colemanstreet, similarly held.
St. Olave's parish, 3 houses similarly held, but the said Isaac says the houses were his and not his father's, and prays for a scrutiny of the rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews.
(The jury consists of Christians and Jews who give separate valuations, the Jews in each case valuing the houses at a higher selling rate than the Christians.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (4.)
250.Emery Batayll alias Batailhe.
Writ de melius inquirendo, 8 May, 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Saier, his son, aged 10½ , is his heir.
Essex.Lacedone, 80a. arable, and
Bradewell, a messuage and 68a. arable, with pasture and 23s. 3½ d. rent &c. held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee, 10s. to the keeping (custodie) of Dover, and suit at the king's court of Hagle.
Purle, 100a. arable with a messuage held in dower by John de Aketon and Petronilla his wife, mother of the said Emery, of his inheritance, by service of ⅓ knight's fee of the fee of William de Houbrigge.
Bradewell, pasture for 120 sheep and 8s. 4d. rent, similarly held in dower, whereof 6s. 2d. was of the king's fee, and the residue of another fee.
And the said Emery sold 10a. of the king's fee in Lacedon to John Page, and 2a. in Bradewell to Peter Batailhe, on which they built many fair houses.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (5.)
251.Walter Biset.
Writ , 30 Oct. 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
York.He was seised for many years of Ulvington manor, but whether on the day he died or not is unknown to the jury, because he died in Scotland in an island called Araan; some say he died on Tuesday before St. Michael, and others on Tuesday after St. Michael; but on Tuesday before St. Michael came a messenger from him with letters patent to his bailiff, Gerard de Boghes, containing that he had given the said manor to Thomas Biset, his nephew, and that the said Gerard should put him in seisin, which he did on Friday, three weeks after St. Michael, the said Thomas saying that his uncle was in good health; but soon after rumour being heard in co. York of the said Walter's death, the king's escheators seized the manor into the king's hands and they still hold it.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (6.)
252.Roger Gernet.
Writ , 11 April, 36 Hen. III. Inq. Saturday before SS. Philip and James.
Benedict Gernet is his heir, and of full age.
[Lancaster.]Halton town, 3 carucates land (and the advowson) held of the king in chief by forest service, whereof the church of St. Wilfrid, Halton, is enfeoffed of 1 carucate in frank almoin, and the abbot of Furnes of 18a. with pasture, and widow Margaret holds 16a. and pays farm to the king; also 2 water mills and a fulling mill, and a moiety of a fishery (in the Lon' water).
Leck, 1 carucate land and a water mill held of the king in chief by forest service; also 2 carucates which Matthew de Burgo and the heir of Katon hold by knight's service.
Burg' town, 6 carucates, similarly held, which Richard and Matthew de Burgo hold by knight's service; (also a mill).
Fiswyke town, 1 carucate similarly held, whereof Roger de Fyswyke holds 1 bovate and others 60a. , and pay farm to the king; also a water mill and a moiety of a fishery (on Ribbil water).
Laylondeschyre, 2 carucates (in Ecliston town), held of Sir William earl of Ferires, in chief by service of forestry, and finding one 'judicator' in Lancaster county (court), and 1 suitor at the Earl's court of Eccleston; whereof 1 carucate is held in demesne, and the other by Warin de Waleton by service of 4s.
Wytstan (alias Quistan) town, 4½ carucates (with the advowson) similarly held, which Richard de Wytston holds by knight's service.
Speke town, 2 carucates similarly held, which William de Molyneus holds by free marriage.
Of all which lands &c. the Lady Cecily de Mascy, sometime the wife of William Gernet, brother of the said Sir Roger, has a third part (in dower).
Writ to G. de Lang', justice of the forest, 8 May. Inq. The morrow of the Holy Trinity, 36 Hen. III.
Lancaster.He was forester in Lancaster forest, and held in Halton &c. as abovesaid.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (7.)
253.Quenilda late the wife of Sir Roger Gernet.
Writ , 28 April. Inq. Monday after the feast of Trinity? 36 Hen. III.
Robert de Stokeport and Sir Ralph de Bethum are her heirs, and of full age.
Lancaster.Brunigg' town, 1 carucate and 1½ bovate land, whereof 12 carucates make a fee, held of the king in chief by knight's service.
Clahton town, 2 carucates held of Edmund de Lasci, earl of Lincoln, in chief by knight's service.
Neusum town, 2 bovates held of the said earl by knight's service, receiving therefrom 2 spurs at Christmas.
Carleton town, 1 carucate held of the heirs of William de Lancaster in chief by knight's service, 1d. rent, and suit at Gayrsthang court.
Wyttinton town, 5 bovates and 14a. land held of the heirs of Sir William de Lindeshye in chief by service of 4s. 5d., and suit at Lonesdale wapentake and Lancaster county (court).
Lancaster town, 1 burgage and 1 little waste place, held of Sir Richard de Vernun, by exchange of a quarter of Apelbi in co. Leicester.
Bretherton, 1 carucate held of the earl of Lincoln in chief by knight's service.
Achton town in Derbischyre, 1 carucate held of Sir William, earl of Ferires, by knight's service.
Botele town, 1 carucate held of the church of St. Mary, Waleton, by service of 40d.
Kirkeby town, 1 carucate held of E. lord of Lasci in chief by knight's service.
Forneby town, 2 carucates held of Sir William, earl of Ferires, by service of 8s., which Margery de Lamelesburi holds.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (8.)
254.Gerald de Prendeg'.
Writ (missing).
He had to wife the sister of Theobald Butler (Pincerne), and of her begat one daughter surviving, whom John de Cogan married and of her begat one son, aged 8 at the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, 35 Hen. III; afterwards the said Gerald married a daughter of Richard de Burgo and of her begat one daughter who will be 10 at the feast of St. Patrick in Lent, 36 Hen. III; this boy and girl are his heirs.
[Ireland, Cork.]Inq. (undated.)
Belnar' alias Benneer, Bellonar', and Dufglas, 11 fees, 8 carucates and 13a. land, held of the king in chief by service of 2 knights, viz.—1 fee held by the heirs of Thomas Bloet by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Hugh Bigod by service of ¼ fee, 13 carucates by Alan son of Miles by service of ½ and 1/8 fee, 1 fee by Patrick de Curcy by service of ½ fee, ½ fee by William de Prendeg' by service of ½ fee, 6 carucates by Michael de Cogan by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Philip de Borrehard by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Philip de Stanton by service of ¼ fee, 3 carucates by Philip Stakepol by service of 1/8 fee, ½ fee by Henry de Vitewrthe by service of ¼ fee, and 1½ carucates by Alexander de Rup' by service of ¼ fee, which land is in the lord's hands and put to farm for 2 marks yearly, 10 carucates by the burgesses of Bellonar' for 7l. 6s. yearly, and ½ fee for 30s. yearly, and other lands by divers tenants (names given) at divers rents, a mill &c.; and at Dufglas 7½ carucates held in free burgage for 8l. 9s. 10d. and 6 marks from a mill &c.
[Ireland, Cork.]Inq. (undated.)
Balacha, 14 fees, 4 carucates and 16a. land, held of Sir David de Barry in chief by service of 2 knights, and 1 fee held of the bishop of Cloyne (Clon') for ½ mark, viz.—3 fees held by Sir John de Cogan by service of 1 knight's fee, 1 fee by Richard son of Philip by service of ½ fee, ½ fee by Peter son of Geoffrey by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by David son of Adam by service of ¼ fee, 1 fee by David de Prendeg' by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by John Stakepol by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Maurice de Prendeg' by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Henry de Capella by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by Maurice de Prendeg' by service of ¼ fee, 1 fee by El(ias) de Prendeg' in free marriage, 4 carucates by William de London in exchange without service, 2 carucates by William son of Philip in free marriage, 7 carucates by the burgesses of Balache in free burgage for 7 marks 40d. yearly, and other lands by divers tenants (names given) by divers rents; also 18½ marks yearly from the Irish of Muscry, for 2 fees; 4 carucates and 21a. meadow in demesne; 3 carucates at Dunhuge; and mills, &c.
Corkoyhe, a moiety of the Cantref held of David de Barry by service of 1 knight: John son of Thomas held it by the same service of the said Gerald, but never performed it, nor did the said Gerald to the said David.
Tiberneyvin (?), 7 fees, 7 carucates and 59½ a. in Desbeg' held of Richard de Burgo by service of 2 knights, and 1 carucate held of the bishop of Limerick (Limir') for ½ mark, viz.—3 fees held by Gerald son of Miles by service of ½ knight's fee, 1 fee by Henry de Prendeg' by service of ½ fee, ½ fee by Alexander Baard by service of ¼ fee, ½ fee by William Barat by service of ¼ fee, and other lands in Tibernevin (?) town &c. held by divers tenants (names given) by divers rents; 3 carucates held by the Irish for 3½ marks yearly; 5 carucates, 4½a. land in demesne, let for 201½ crannocks of wheat, price of the crannock 40d., and 201½ crannocks of oats, price of the crannock 18d., 34a. meadow, and a mill, &c. (See No. 862.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (9.)
255.Isabel de Everingham.
Writ , 14 July, 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Sir Adam de Everingham, her son, is her heir, and of full age.
Nottingham.Lexington manor (extent given), tenure unspecified.
Syrewde forest, the keepership (extent given) pertained to the said Isabel by hereditary right, and for that keepership there was released to her ancestors foreign service of 12½ knights' fees by the king's ancestors.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (10.)
256.Andrew Herborel.
Writ of extent, 10 July, 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Oxford.Ludewell town, 3 virgates land (extent given), sometime held by the said Andrew.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (11.)
257.Mabel Revel alias Rivel.
Mandate from the abbot of Pershore to John de Aure, escheator in co. Somerset, with transcript of writ, 18 May, 36 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Sabina de Ortiaco, her daughter, aged 40 and more, is her heir.
Somerset.Stokes, Swelle and Peret manors held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee, a little fee of Mortain.
Swelle, 10a. meadow held of Ralph Daubeny by service of 2s.; and 12a. meadow of the abbot of Alignye by service of 3s.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (12.)
258.Ranulph son of Robert.
Writ , 7 Dec. 37 Hen. III. Extent (undated).
Ralph, his son, aged 34, is his heir.
Norfolk.[Stoc?]tone manor, held of the king in chief by service of ½ knight's fee.
6 knights' fees held of the honour of Richmond, but not in demesne.
Hedersete manor held with the said fees by a rent of 60s. to the honour of Richmond, 5s. yearly to Hubert Hakun, 3s. to a scutage of 40s., and 4s. yearly to Costecye manor. (See No. 743.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (13.)
259.Emma, late the wife of Jordan de Insula.
Writ to the sheriff of Southampton, 27 Feb. 37 Hen. III.
Walter, son of the said Jordan and Emma, age variously stated as 14 and 15, is her heir, and in the wardship of the said Jordan.
Southampton.Inq. (undated.) The Isle [of Wight], 2 parts of 1 carucate land, with pasture adjacent, and 71s. 2d. rent and ½ mark from meadow, held of B. de Insula, sometime earl of Devon, (whose heir is in the king's ward), service unspecified.
[Somerset.]Inq. (undated.) Lillesdun, 1½ carucate land held of the earl of the Isle by knight's service.
Chefcumbe, 1 hide land held of the abbot of [For] de by service of 20s.
[Dorset.]Gatemarestun, 1½ hide held of Reginald de Albemarle by service of 1 mark yearly.
All these lands are in the hands of the said Jordan.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (14.)
260.Godfrey de Gamages.
Writ to the sheriff of Gloucester, 27 Oct. 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Gloucester.Meone alias Mune manor was in the seisin of Henry de Penebrigg' for three years before the death of the said Godfrey, and 10l. land in Dimmuk alias Dimmoc for one year and more.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (15.)
261.William Madut alias Mauduth.
Mandate from the abbot of Pershore to his co-escheator in co. Essex, with transcript of writ, 28 Jan. 37 Hen. III. Extent (undated).
John, his son, aged 15 at the feast of All Saints next, is his heir.
Essex.Hatfeld Peverel, 76½a. arable, 7½a. meadow, 6a. pasture, and 3s. 4d. rent, held of the king's fee by service of 1/6 knight's fee; 27a. held of the fee of Gilbert Maudut by service of 2d., and 1 mark rent held of the same fee; and 15a. arable and 1½a. meadow held of the fee of Langeford by service of 2s.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (16.)
262.Robert de Blakeford.
John, his son by Avice his wife, aged 9 and more after the feast of All Saints last, is his heir.
Writ to the sheriff of Wilts, 26 Feb. 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Wilts.65s. 4d. rent (unspecified) held by purchases of Sir Geoffrey le Chaumberleng by service of 12d. and 1lb. cummin. He held no tenement of the inheritance of Avice his wife, nor of his own inheritance.
Writ to the sheriff of Devon, 26 Feb. 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Devon.Bamton, 1 knight's fee held of the inheritance of Avice his wife, of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee.
Rews, 1 fee, and Dunesford, ½ fee, held of Geoffrey de Mandeville by service of 1½ knights' fee.
Hockford, 1 fee, which John de Hockford and Maud his wife, mother of the said Avice, hold in dower of Henry de Tracy by service of 1 knight's fee.
All which lands were held of the inheritance of the said Avice, and the said Robert held nothing in the county of his own.
C. Hen. III. File 13. (17.)
263.William de Wellesleye alias de Wellesleg'.
Writ to the sheriff of Somerset, 20 May, 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated and defaced.)
Thomas, his son, aged 20½ , is his heir.
Somerset.The serjeanty on the east of the Perret in co. Somerset held by service of one mewed sparrowhawk, price 2 besants; and no land pertains to that office.
Wellesleg', ⅓ of a hide land held of the bishop of Bath by service of the serjeanty of the hundred of Wells F(orum).
Lutleton, ½ virgate land held of William de Melesbergh' by service of 4s. (?)
These lands were never in the keeping of the king or of any of his predecessors. (See Nos. 298 and 860.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (18.)
264.Theobald le Botiler.
Writ de melius inquirendo to the sheriff of Lancaster, 20 Jan. Inq. the morrow of St. Matthias, 37 Hen. III.
Theobald is his heir.
Lancaster.Brocton, the land which Master William le Saucer holds, was not the right of Theobald le Butiler nor his inheritance, but he took it by force from Richard son of Ughtred, nor had he it of the gift or bail of any of the king's ancestors; and because of his many transgressions in seizing the lands of Robert son of Bernard, Walter son of Osbert, William son of Swan, and others of Aumundernes, and other injuries, the king disseised him of all his lands. Theobald is his heir, but has no right in the said land of Brocton. (See No. 153.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (19.)
265.Robert de Sevaunz alias de Sevanz alias de Sewonz.
Robert, his son, age variously stated as 3 and 4, is his heir.
Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 20 Jan. 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated fragment.)
Kent.[Aldintone] manor (extent given). The lady Maud de ... holds in dower.
Meleton, 132a. arable ... a water mill, held [of the earl of Gloucester].
[Wielmeston] the manor is held of [the archbishop of Canterbury] by service of ½ knight's fee.
Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 20 Jan. 37 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Essex.Vygeberh town, 300a. arable, 2½a. meadow, pasture in the marsh, 37s. 3¾ d. (?) and 2lb. pepper, &c. held of Ralph de Suford (by service of) 2 knight's fees with dower. (See No. 158.)
C. Hen. III. File 13. (20.)