Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 16

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 16', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Volume 1: Henry III (1904), pp. 80-86. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=108012 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry III, File 16

306.Peter de Pelevill'.
Writ , 4 Aug. 38 Hen. III. Extent (undated).
William de Giney, aged 30 and more, and Sir William de Whithingtone, aged 36 and more, are his heirs.
Norfolk.Bilneye manor, held of the king in chief by service of ½ knight's fee.
Bodeneye manor, held of the king in chief by service of ½ knight's fee.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (1.)
307.William Avenel.
Mandate, 27 Feb. 38 Hen. III, to the queen and the earl of Cornwall, to deliver seisin of the land of Aschleg' late of William Avenel to Robert Waleraund for good service in Gascony.
Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 24 May. Inq. Sunday after St. John the Baptist, 38 Hen. III.
Baldwin is the right heir of the land of Battesthorne.
Devon.Batesthorne in Huneton alias Honniton manor, court and curtilage, 69a. land, 8a. meadow, 1a. wood, waste on the hills, 53s. 4½ d. rent, 4s. 6d. aid, &c., tenure unspecified. (See Nos. 278 and 325.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (2.)
308.Bertram Griffin.
Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 24 May. Inq. Thursday before Whitsunday, 38 Hen. III.
Geoffrey, his son, aged 12 at the feast of St. Martin last, is his heir.
Stafford.Pirul hundred, held of the king in chief by homage and service of 6½ marks.
Cleyton, 4 virgates land so called, held of John de Lega, lord of Cnotton, and Alice his wife by homage and service of 1 mark.
Chester.Lands and rents, value unknown, held of Sir James de Aldithelega, Geoffrey Bakepuz and William de Chetilinton.
Salop.Besford, ½ virgate held of the abbot of Hawman, service unknown.
Writ de melius inquirendo, 6 June. Inq. Monday the octave of SS. Peter and Paul, 38 Hen. III.
Geoffrey, his son, aged 10, is his heir.
Stafford.Pyrull hundred, held as abovesaid.
Clayton manor, containing 4 carucates land in demesne, &c. held of the king in chief by serjeanty of one serjeant's service in the Castle under Lyme for 40 days at the king's cost with horses and arms.
Salop.Besseford and Preston, 16s. rent, tenure unspecified.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (3.)
309.James de Estewode.
Mandate from the sheriff of Essex to the bailiff of the liberty of Rocheford, with transcript of writ, 5 Oct. Extent, Friday before St. Edward, 38 Hen. III. His seven daughters, aged respectively 11, 10, 9, 6, 3½ , 2, and 2 months, are his heirs.
Essex.Lands &c. unspecified, viz.—154a. land, 50a. heath and pasture, and 5a. wood, and 8s. 4½ d. and 1lb. cummin rent, held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight's fee, whereof his mother has in dower 37a. and 2s. 6d.; and a marsh held of the fee of Guy de Rocheford, a windmill held of Thomas de Mockinge and Sabina his wife, 6a. wood and 20d. rent held of the countess of Kent, and 12d. rent held of John de Birethe, services unspecified.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (4.)
310.William de Apenticio alias de la Pentiz, de Penticio.
Writ , 29 Dec. 38 Hen. III. Inq. 38 Hen. III.
Nicholas de Pentic', aged 30 and more, is his heir.
[Dorset.]Gussich, ½ knight's fee (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king by the royal service pertaining to ½ knight's fee of Mortain.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (5.)
311.Robert de Mucegros.
Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 29 Jan. 38 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
John, his son, age variously stated as 22 and more, and 21 on the feast of St. Laurence last, is his heir.
Somerset.Bryuham manor held in free socage of the heirs of Henry son of Richard by service of 6d. yearly.
Cherleton manor, 1 knight's fee held of John de Burg' by royal service; 1 hide land held in socage of William de Insula by service of 6d. yearly; 3a. held of Richard Luvell by service of 6d.; 1 virgate land held of William de Bruham by service of 2s.; and 10a. held of Lady Sabina de Ortyaco by service of a pair of gloves price 1d.
Norton manor, held to farm of Sir Girard de Bleyves.
Suffolk.Extent, St. Valentine's Day, 38 Hen. III.
Fineberye manor (extent given) in Stowe hundred, held of the bishop of Ely by service of 1 knight.
Wymermers, a certain rent held for a term of three years.
Gloucester.Mandate &c. with transcript of writ, 29 Jan. 38 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Kenemerton, a moiety of the manor held of the king's gift as of the escheat of the Normans, of the fee of the earl of Gloucester, together with other lands pertaining thereto, by royal service of 1 knight's fee.
Botinton manor, ⅓ part held of the fee of the earl of Gloucester as of Kenemerton manor by ¼ knight's fee; another third held of the fee of the abbot of Westminster, paying to Sir Roger de Derneford 28s. 4d.; and the other held of the fee of the prior of Derherst, paying 7s. 2d.
Hetherle, 1 carucate held of the fee of the earl marshal for ⅓ knight's fee.
Norteclive, 6 bovates land held of the fee of the prior of Derherst, paying 4s.
Killicot' in the forest of Dene, 1 carucate land held of the fee of Sir Ernald de Bosco as of Tainton by the royal service of 1/5 knight's fee.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (6.)
312.Eleanor, sometime the wife of John, earl of Chester.
Writ (missing). Partition of her lands between Sir J. de Bayllol, Robert de Brus, and Henry de Hasting', the heirs of the said earl. The eve of St. Martin, 38 Hen. III.
[Middlesex.]Totenham manor (extent given), whereof the 3rd part is worth 19l. 5s. 2d.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (7.)
313.Ralph de Bethum.
Writ , 25 April, 38 Hen. III.
Joan, his daughter, aged 7½ , is his heir, and her marriage is worth 30l. in Lancashire and Westmoreland. She is not married, and is sick from a worm which consumes her.
Lancaster.Inq. Saturday after SS. Philip and James, 38 Hen. III.
Brunigge and Kelgrimeshar', 13¾ bovates land held of the king in chief by knight's service and 17¼ d. farm to the sheriff of Lancaster.
Neusum, 2 bovates held of the earl of Lincoln in chief by knight's service, 12 carucates making a knight's fee and 8 bovates one carucate.
Warton, 3 carucates held of the said earl in chief by knight's service.
Botele town, 2 carucates held in chief of the earl of Ferars by service of 8s. 8d.; 4 bovates held of the church of St. Mary, Waleton, by service of 20d.; and 5 parts of a watermill; &c.
Kirkebi town, 1 carucate held in chief of the earl of Lincoln by knight's service; and half a mill; &c.
Argaremeles, 1 carucate held of the said earl by knight's service.
Bretherton, 1 carucate held of the said earl by knight's service.
Wyttinton, 7½ bovates held of Walter de Lindesheye by service of 6s. 8d.
Westmoreland.Extent (undated). Bethum manor (full extent given with names of tenants), including Ondhopp with the fishery of Esbricpolle and Crakintorp, with two mills, Farleton, Hesleslac, Quasheved and the woods of Arnolheved alias Arnholvisheved and Bethume. The manor paid yearly to Walter de Lindesey 58s. 8d.
Writ to the sheriff of Lancaster, 7 May. Inq. The Morrow of the Holy Trinity, 38 Hen. III.
Lancaster.Brining and Kelgrimesarth, 1 carucate, 5 bovates and 3 parts of 1 bovate held of the king in chief by knight's service, and they are within the earldom of Lancaster, which is the king's escheat.
(See Nos. 338 and 390.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (8.)
314.Robert son of Thomas de Craystok.
Writ , 4 May, 38 Hen. III.
William, son of Thomas de Craystok, aged 30, brother of the said Robert, is his heir.
York.Extent, Friday before the Ascension, 38 Hen. III.
Brunnum town, 2¼ knights' fees, including capital messuage, lands, &c. (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief by knights' service.
Knights' fees:—
Brunnum, 6 bovates held of the above fee by the prior of Warter, doing nothing but foreign service; and ½ carucate similarly held by the prioress of Brunnum.
Milinton and Gripthorp, ½ fee similarly held by Sir Philip de la Leye.
Wapplinton, ½ carucate similarly held by William son of Ralph.
Sethon, ½ carucate held by Remigius de Poclinton.
Folketon, 3 carucates and a mill held by Ranulph de Folketon by 1/5 knight's fee, rendering 16s. 8d. yearly.
Flixton, 2 bovates held by William Dispensator by 2s. rent; 1 culture in the marsh held by Sir William de Ergum by 6d. rent; and 2 bovates held by Lady Isabel de Boythorp, doing nothing but foreign service.
Spaldington, ½ fee held by Sir Peter de la Haye of the barony of Mubraye, by 6s. 8d. rent.
Thorp, 3 carucates held by Sir Gerard Salvein of the fee of St. Mary's, York, by 12d. rent.
Brunnum town, 1 bovate held by the Master of the hospital (of St. John) of Jerusalem, doing nothing but foreign service.
Cumberland.Extent, Monday after the Ascension, 38 Hen. III (much defaced).
Craystok manor (extent given).
Grismere.
Blenkhaw.
Stainton town (extent given).
Wethermelok (extent given).
Sperkeheved, 6l. 5s. rent &c.
Ychakwehelytte (?), held by Henry del Lee by 1d. rent.
Eskheved, held by Walter (?) Scotus by 2s. rent.
Thornthwayt, held by Geoffrey Mawgard by 1d. rent.
8a. land held by John de Patrikdale by 2s. rent.
Ayrath', held by Gervase de Timpain by 1d. rent.
Lonktwayt, 6a. meadow held by Tully the forester by 1d.
Craystok forest (extent given), including 30a. land in Gisdale.
Craystok, advowson of the church.
York.Folketon, advowson of the church.
[ (fn. 1) Cumberland.Daker.
Swilbye.
Dalman Ald (sic).
Threlgeld.
Staunton (sic) Parva.
Heton manor.
Auneby.
Newbighin.
La Gille town.*]
C. Hen. III. File 16. (9.)
315.Sabina de Urtyaco.
Writ (missing). Extent, Tuesday before the Ascension, 38 Hen III (defective).
The son of Richard de Urtiaco, deceased, is her heir.
Somerset.Curyrevell manor with two foreign hundreds and the town of Langport, member thereof (extent given), held of the king in chief by knight's service.
Puttenya manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of 20s. yearly.
Cnolle town (extent given) held of the abbot of Alingenya and Ralph Hese by 13s. 3d. rent.
Stokes manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by knight's service.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (10.)
316.Roger Chauvel alias Cauvel.
Writ de dote assignanda, 12 Dec. Extent, Monday after St. Vincent, 38 Hen. III.
[Kent.]Renham, capital messuage, 144a. arable, 16a. pasture called La broue (?), a marsh called Werecwrth', and 50a. wood.
Cheleshurst, 38s. 8½ d. rent.
4l. 0s. 1d. rent from Shorne, Escareye and Werkeswrth', and from the heirs of Nicholas de Dene.
Out of which 26s. 9d. rent is due to the king's manor of Middleton.
A moiety of all the above is assigned in dower to Joan late the wife of the said Roger, according to the custom of gavelkind.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (11.)
317.The lady of Chetinton alias Sibyl de Brok'.
Writ of extent, 7 July, 38 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
She died without heir of her body, but had two elder sisters, Edelina and Clemencia; Edelina had three daughters married in cos. Sussex and Surrey, and Nicholas de Wauncy is kinsman of one of them, John de Bendig' of another,and Peter de Hautot' of the third; Clemencia had four sons, viz. Auger, of whom she was pregnant when William de Maleseveres, her husband, married her, and three others begotten in matrimony, viz. Thomas, who before his death begot a son named William, Simon, and Adam: whence the jury know not whether the land is the king's escheat or not.
Salop.Chettynton, 2 carucates land (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of finding one foot serjeant with a bow and 3 arrows in the king's army in North Wales. (See No. 365.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (12.)
318.William de Cantilupo.
Writ of extent to the sheriff of Wilts, 15 Oct. 38 Hen. III. Extent (undated).
Wilts.Calne town, including 33s. 7d. rent of assize, 4l. yearly from toll, 'chepingavel' and 'brewyngavel,' 70s. from a mill, 5a. land, 3a. meadow, 4 virgates land called Bures, 20s. rent of freemen at Bures, 40s. from the foreign hundred and 20s. amercements yearly.
Suffolk.Extent, Sunday after St. Denis, 38 Hen. III.
Badmundefeld manor (extent given).
King Henry I gave the manor to Baldwin de Bulers in free marriage with Sibyl de Faleisse, wherefore no service has ever been done to the king for the same.
The advowson of Wichum church pertains to George, son and heir of Sir William de Cantilupo, aged 3; and the advowson of the chapel within the court is free and exempt from the bishop's jurisdiction and pertains to the donation of the said heir. (See Nos. 340 and 866.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (13.)
319.Alan de Morkote.
Writ to the sheriff of Warwick, 1 Oct. 38 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
John, his son, aged 3, is his heir.
Warwick.Radewaye, 8 virgates land held of Thomas son of Richard de Warr', by ½ mark.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (14.)
320.Agatha, late the wife of William le Rus.
Writ to enquire whether Agatha, late the wife of William le Rus, was daughter and heir of Roger de Clere, and whether the same Roger held Ludburg' manor of Odinel de Albaniaco, and who is next heir of the same Odinel, 7 Dec. 38 Hen. III. Inq. (missing.) (See Nos. 282 and 462.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (15.)
321.Henry Costentyn alias de Costentin.
Writ , 28 April. Inq. Monday after the Ascension, 39 Hen. III.
Geoffrey, his son, is his heir, and of full age.
Bedford.Suttun town, 2¼ virgates land held of the king in chief by ½ knight's fee.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (16.)
322.Richard de Dovor' alias de Dovere.
Writ , 4 Feb. 39 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
John, his son, aged 9, is his heir.
Essex.Writell town, 124a. in demesne, 7½ a. pasture, 2½ a. meadow, a messuage and 14s. 9d. rent, held of Robert de Brus and William de Fen in socage by service of 31s. 7d., and suit at the court of the said Robert. (Comp. No. 299.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (17.)
323.Maud de Rocheford, sometime the wife of John de Bydun.
Norfolk.Writ, 11 Nov. 39 Hen. III. Extent (undated).
Stowe manor, held in dower of the gift of the said John, who died without heirs of his body, and the whole barony ought to descend to his five sisters, whose names are unknown.
Buckingham.Writ to the sheriff, 14 Dec. 39 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
John Bidun died without heir of his body, and had five sisters, viz.—Amicia who had three daughters, Amabel, Isabel and Agnes; Amabel died without heir; Isabel had Henry son of Ralph who is her heir; and Agnes, wife of Warin de Brageham, still lives. Amabel, another sister, had an heir Miles de Bello Campo, who is living. Sarah the third sister had three daughters, Isabel, Maud and Philippa; Isabel is living; Maud is dead, leaving a daughter Sarah married to Robert de Walton; Philippa is dead, leaving a son John de Kroxton. Maud the fourth sister had a son Robert son of Geoffrey, who is dead, leaving a son Thomas son of Robert. Ermigerda the fifth sister had a son Richard de Gatesden who is living (altered by interlineation thus:—'two sons John and Richard; John de Gatesden the elder is dead, and had a son John who is living'). All the above are heirs of John Bidun.
Memorandum of attorney of Miles de Bello Campo and Henry son of Ralph, heirs as above, for receipt of seisin.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (18.)
324.John de Kynardesle alias de Kynardesleg'.
Writ to James Fresel, constable of St. Briavell, 25 Sept. 39 Hen. III.
Writ to the sheriff of Gloucester, 26 Sept. 39 Hen. III. Inq. (undated.)
Hugh, his son, aged 8, is his heir.
Gloucester.Newland (novam terram) in the forest of Dene, 151a. land held of the king in chief by 44s. 5d. rent.
C. Hen. III. File 16. (19.)
325.William Avenel.
Writ de escaeta to the sheriff of Devon, 8 April. Inq. Tuesday before St. Barnabas, 39 Hen. III.
Devon.The jury know not whether the land of Badesthorn' is the king's escheat, for William de Vernon, earl of Devon, gave it to Nicholas Avenel, from whom it descended to William his son, now dead, of whom they know of no heir. Joan, late his wife, holds a third part in dower, and the king's escheator holds the land by reason of the wardship of the heir of Baldwin, earl of Devon. (See Nos. 278 and 307.)
C. Hen. III. File 16. (20.)

Footnotes

1 So given in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now illegible.