Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 12

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 12', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Volume 2: Edward I (1906), pp. 97-104. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=108084 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 12

154.John de Maundevill alias de Mondevill.
Mandate from the king's escheator to the subescheator in Somerset and Devon, reciting writ dated 18 Oct. 3 Edw. I.
Somerset.Inq. and extent, Tuesday after St. Martin, 3 Edw. I.
Est Cocre. The manor (extent given), including 16s. 8d. rent in the borough of Murifeud, held of the heirs of the earl of the Isle by service of 1 knight.
Knights' fees:—
Hardinton. The manor held by William de Bingeham of the said John, and by him of the king in chief, by service of 1 knight.
Kington. The manor held by William de Mand[evill] of the said John by service of 1 knight, and by him of the heirs of the count of Mortain (com' de Morcell').
Estcocre. The advowson of the church.
John his son, aged 16 and more, is his heir.
Similar mandate to the subescheator in Dorset, reciting writ dated 18 Oct. 3 Edw. I.
Dorset.Extent, Tuesday after St. Andrew, 4 Edw. I.
Merswude. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) with the foreign hundred of Whitchurche, held, with the manor of Cydiok which Geoffrey de Maundevile his father alienated to John Gervays and his heirs rendering 20l. yearly, of the king in chief by barony and by service of 2 knights in the king's army.
Mortesthorne. 2 knights' fees held by William de Mortestorne, pertaining to the manor of Merswude.
Westone. 1 fee held by the same.
Pyneforde. Two parts of 1 fee held by Henry son of Richard.
Heir as above, aged 17 at the feast of St. Andrew last.
Oxford.Extent, Sunday before St. Katherine, 4 Edw. I.
Netelbedde. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Cornwall rendering 8s. yearly and suit at his court at Bensinton.
Heir as above, aged 16.
Wilts.Extent, Wednesday the feast of St. Edmund the king and martyr, 4 Edw. I.
Sutton. The manor (extent given), including 16s. 3½d. rent from the freemen of Swalfklyfe and Hugeford, and 60s. rent from the fee of Denemede which are due to Robert de Denemede yearly, with the advowson of the church, held of the earl of Gloucester for 1 knight's fee, and it owes suit at his court at Kraneborn.
Heir as above, aged 16 and more.
Petition (by Joan below mentioned?) complaining that the sheriff of Wilts has taken the manor of Sutton into the king's hand (French, undated).
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Joan daughter of the said John that the escheators had taken into the king's hand the manor of Sutton which was given to the said John in free marriage with Agnes her mother, 10 Nov. 3 Edw. I.
Wilts.Inq. Wednesday in Whitsun week, 4 Edw. I.
Sutton. The manor was given by Geoffrey de Maundevil to Drew de Barantyn to acquit himself of Jewry, and afterwards the said Drew gave the manor to John de Maundevile, son of the said Geoffrey, in free marriage with Agnes his daughter, to be held to him and the heirs of the body of the said Agnes.
Joan their daughter is next heir of the said Agnes.
Writ of plene extendi facias to the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, escheator there, in order to assign to Clemence late the wife of the said John her dower, 18 Dec. 4 Edw. 1.
Somerset.Extent, Saturday the feast of the Innocents, 4 Edw. I.
Coker (extent given), with the foreign hundred and the advowson of the church.
Hardington. 1 knight's fee held by William de Bengham and Cecily his wife for life, doing nothing but 4d. yearly and foreign service.
Kyngton. 1 knight's fee held by William de Maundevill, brother of the said John, doing nothing yearly except royal service when it happens.
John his son, aged 17 at the feast of St. Andrew in this year, is his next heir.
Dorset.Extent, Monday before the Circumcision, 4 Edw. I.
Merswod. The manor (extent given), including 20l. rent from the manor of Chidiok, 18s. 9d. rent of the hundred of Wytechirche, and 8s. pleas and perquisites of the fair of Wytech [irche].
Mortestorn. 2 knights' fees held by William de Mortestorn, doing nothing but royal service.
Pyneford. Two parts of 1 fee held by John de Mohun, worth 5 marks to Felicia de Cheyny who holds it of the said John, doing nothing but royal service.
Weston. 1 fee held by Robert de Maundevill, doing nothing but royal service.
Heir as above.
Similar writ to the sheriff &c. of Oxford, 18 Dec. 4 Edw. I.
Oxford.Inq., Wednesday after St. Hilary, 4 Edw. I.
Netelbedde. The manor (extent given) held of Edmund earl of Cornwall, rendering 8s. yearly and doing suit at his court of Bensinton.
It has no advowson, for a certain king when he had the manor of Bensington gave the church with the chapel of La Netelbedde to the abbey of Dorckcestre which still holds it.
Heir as above, aged 15.
Oxford.Extent (undated).
La Netelbedde. Part of the land, viz.—the court and garden worth 4s., demesne land worth 45s., rent of assize 39s., homage 4s., and wood &c. 2s. yearly, held of Edmund earl of Cornwall by 4s. rent; the chapel pertains to the church of Bensington, which a certain king gave to the abbey of Dorckecestre.
Heir as above, aged 15.
Similar writ to the sheriff &c. of Wilts, 18 Dec. 4 Edw. I.
Wilts.Extent, Wednesday the feast of St. Vincent, 4 Edw. I.
Sutton Maundevyle. The manor (full extent given with names of tenants) with the advowson of the church, including 39s. 9d. rent of assize of freemen and socmen, out of which are paid yearly by the hands of the reeve to Sir John de Perham 2s. 6d., to Sir Robert Mauduth 4s. 1½d., and to lady Margery de Cantulupo 4s. 1½d.
Similar writ to the sheriff &c. of Devon, 18 Dec. 4 Edw. I.
Devon.Extent, Wednesday after St. Valentine, 4 Edw. I.
He had no lands or advowsons in the county, but the following knights' fees only:—
Norton, Gotherington and Lydewicheton and Caddecumb. 2 fees held by the heirs of Herbert de Morcell' by service of 1 fee.
Cnouston. ½ fee held by Robert Beaupel.
Westspreweye. ½ fee, which is in the king's hand through the death of John de Maundevill and David de Servington his tenant.
Warbrighteslegh. ¼ fee held by Nicholas de Acastre.
Moulysse. ¼ fee held by Ralph de Moulisse.
Westraddon. 1 fee held by Walter le Pruz and Hugh de Locoumb.
Wonford, Clist Gerald (Girardi), Aysbyri, Hele, Sprey, and Wyulesworth with members. 4½ fees.
Otery Moun and Louepitte. 1½ fee.
Cumb Coffyn. 1 fee.
Holedich. 1 fee.
Stoke Flemmeng. 1 fee.
Nothing can be received from these fees, save wardship and relief, and aid for making a son a knight, and marrying a daughter.
Donesford. ½ fee.
Southeton. ¼ fee.
Halesford. ¼ fee.
Luuestelegh. 1 fee.
Heir as above, aged 18.
Writ (of certiorari) de feodis, 13 Feb. 4 Edw. I.
Devon.Inq. Wednesday after St. Gregory, 4 Edw. I.
Norton &c. (as above). 2 fees held (as above) of the said John de Maundevill, who held them of the king in chief, and service of 1 fee is due.
Cnouston. ½ fee held (as above) of the said John, but of whom he held it, is unknown.
Westspreweye. ½ fee, held (as above) of the said John, who held it of the king in chief.
Warbryghteslegh. ¼ fee held by Nicholas de Acastre of the said John, who held it of the heirs of Ralph de Dodescomb, and they of Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Albemarle, and she of the king in chief.
Moulisse. ¼ fee held by Ralph de Moulisse of the said John, who held it of the king in chief.
Westraddon. 1 fee held by the heirs of Thomas de Blakeford of the said John, who held it of the king in chief.
Cumb. 1 fee held by the master of the knights of the temple of the said John, who held it of the king in chief.
Wonford, Halesford and Clist Gerald. 2¼ fees held by Walter le Deneys of the said John, who held them of the said Isabel countess of Albemarle.
Aysbyri, Hele and Spry. 2½ fees held by William le Poure of the said John, who held them of the same countess.
Wyulesworth. 1 fee held by the heirs of Joel son of Warin of the said John, who held them of the said countess.
Otery Moun and Louepitte. 1½ fee held by William de Moun of John de Moun, who held of John de Maundevill, and he of the king in chief.
Cumb Coffyn. 1 fee held by the heirs of Matthew de Baunton of William de Moun, who held of John de Moun, and he of John de Maundevill, who held of the king in chief.
Holedich. 1 fee held by Henry le Broc of John de Moun, who held of John de Maundevill, and he of the king in chief.
Stoke Flemmeng. 1 fee held by William de Moun of John de Moun, who held of John de Maundevill, and he of the king in chief.
Donesford. ½ fee held by Ellen de Gorges of William de Berkeleye, who held of John de Blakeford, and he of John de Maundevill, and he of the king in chief.
Southeton. ¼ fee held by the heirs of David de Servington of Hugh de Curtenay, who held of the said John, and he of the king in chief.
Lustelegh. 1 fee held by the heirs of Hugh de Wydeworth of the said John, who held of the king in chief.
The value of these fees is unknown beyond wardships and reliefs when they shall happen, for no suits are due at the courts of the chief lords.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (1.)
155.Henry le Forcer.
Writ of certiorari to the sheriff of Salop, on the complaint of Margery, daughter and one of the heirs of William de Harecurt, that the escheator detains from her the heir of the said Henry, some time her tenant of the manor of Ayleston, 18 July, 3 Edw. I.
Salop.Inq. made at Brocton the morrow of the Circumcision, 4 Edw. I.
Richard de Harecourt, grandfather of the said Margery, held the marriage of Henry le Forcer, by reason of a tenement which William le Forcer his father, whose heir he was, held of the said Richard, and sold the said marriage to Nicholas le Forcer, uncle of the said Henry. The king and the lords of the honour of Montgomery never had the marriage of the said Henry or his predecessors.
(See Hen. III. No. 801.)
C. Edw. I. File 12. (2.)
156.Robert de Derleye.
Writ, 14 July, 4 Edw. I.
Derby.Extent (undated.)
Derley. A messuage with garden and 2 bovates land, held of Henry de Derley rendering 1lb. pepper, of William le Burgeyllon rendering a grain of pepper, and of Robert Capello rendering a grain of pepper.
Netherhaddon. The manor (extent given) with rents at Haddon and Roulesley, held of the king in chief by service of ⅓ knight's fee.
Robert his son, aged 15, is his next heir.
Writ of ad plenum certiorari, on the complaint of Thomas de Lovetot, that the escheator had taken into the king's hand the manor of [Wishou ?] which was held of the said Thomas by knight's service, 22 July, 4 [Edw. I.] (defective.)
Nottingham.Inq. (undated and defective.)
Wishou. The manor, held of Thomas de Lovetoft by homage, rendering 10l. yearly, and doing foreign service of Tykyl.
Thorp. The manor, held of Ralph Moryn by homage and 1d. yearly.
He held no lands &c. of the king in chief in the county.
Heir as above.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (3.)
157.Robert le Estraunge alias Extraneus.
Writ of extent, 10 Sept. 4 Edw. I.
Writ (of certiorari), on the complaint of Fulk son of the said Robert that the escheator had taken the manor of Sutton Madok, whereof the said Robert had enfeoffed him, into the king's hand, 13 Sept. 4 Edw. I.
Salop.Inq. Friday before St. Michael, 4 Edw. I.
Sutton Madok. The said Robert, before he took his journey towards the Holy Land, enfeoffed the said Fulk of the manor, to him and his heirs for ever, and he was in seisin thereof until the escheator took the manor into the king's hand after the decease of the said Robert, who had no seisin there after the said demise.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (4.)
158.Robert L'estrange (Extraneus).
Writ, to Guncelin de Badelesmere, justice of Chester, 16 Oct. 4 Edw. I.
Chester.Inq. Tuesday after St. Clement the Pope, 5 Edw. I.
Merburi. The manor, sometime held of Henry de Erdinton for 1 knight's fee by service of a rose, but he gave it during his life to Robert his son.
John his son, age unknown because he does not dwell in the county, is his next heir.
Writ of plenius certiorari to the justice of Chester, on the complaint of Robert son of the said Robert, that the escheator had taken the manor of Mereburi whereof his father had enfeoffed him, into the king's hand, 20 Oct. 4 Edw. I.
Chester.Inq. Tuesday after St. Clement, 5 Edw. I.
Merburi. The manor was given by the said Robert to Robert his son by charter, and he was in peaceful seisin thereof from Sunday until Wednesday.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (5.)
159.Alda daughter of Geoffrey Dynaunt.
Writ, 27 Oct. 4 Edw. I.
Essex.Inq. (undated.)
Little Berdefeud (extent given) with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by service of 1½ knight's fee of the fee of the honour of Boulogne.
Teye ad Elmos. The manor, held of the earl of Hereford by service of 4 knights' fees, whereof a third part is assigned in dower.
Latton. 260a. arable, and 2 marks rent of assize, held of the countess of the Isle, and that manor is assigned in dower.
Andrew de Merk, aged 61, is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (6.)
160.Robert de Brewes alias de Briws, de Bruys.
Writ, 29 Aug. 4 Edw. I. (defective.)
Norfolk.Inq. (undated.)
Runham. Two parts of the manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by the courtesy of England, because he married Beatrice sometime a co-heir of Walter de Evermuhe, who had them as her pourparty of the said inheritance; and the whole manor is held of the king in chief by service of two measures (mutarum) of wine and two hundred pearmain pears (pirorum per manen') yearly.
The heirs of this tenement are the three daughters of Joland de Evermuhe, Walter de Burgo married Euphemia, Geoffrey de Fontibus married Margery, and Walter de Billingheye married Alice (Elicia) the youngest, aged 26 and more.
Writ to the sheriff of Gloucester, escheator there, commanding him to receive from the bailiff of the abbot of Fécamp's (Feskam) liberty of Slouthtre a previous inquisition which he made and detains, and if he shall be unwilling to deliver it, then to enter upon the liberty and make inquisition himself, 27 Nov. 4 Edw. I.
Gloucester.Inq. made before the sheriff, escheator there, Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 5 Edw. I.
Rysindone Basset. The manor, held by the courtesy of England of the earl of Cornwall through the honour of Walingeford, by service of 3 fees.
Lettice, daughter of Henry de Teydene, aged 30 and more, is next heir of this manor.
(See No. 32.)
C. Edw. I. File 12. (7.)
161.Odo de Torkesay alias Torkeseye.
Writ, 6 March, 4 Edw. I.
Lincoln.Inq. (undated.)
Torkeseye. 43½a. land and 5 tofts,½a. meadow in Harnes, and a place of meadow called Cheninggeswong' to the said land pertaining, held of the king in chief rendering 7s. 8d. yearly.
Robert Joleyn of Stowe, aged 40 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (8.)
162.William son of Godfrey de Clisseby.
Writ, 11 Oct. 4 Edw. [I.]
Lincoln.Inq. (undated.)
Clisseby. 3 bovates land, held of the king in chief by service of a moiety of the serjeanty of bearing the king's gerfalcon at his command. Beatrice (late) the wife of the said William, is dowered of a third part of the above.
Isabel his daughter, aged 2½, is his next heir, and her wardship and marriage are worth 60s.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (9.)
163.Philip Marmiun.
Writ, 2 March, 4 Edw. I.
Wilts.Inq. Wednesday after St. Gregory, 4 Edw. I. (defaced.)
Bratton and Dulton. Certain lands, &c., were held by (William Dansy ?), by serjeanty of keeping the king's larder, whose son Richard Dansy changed the service without warrant to another, viz.—finding a serjeant horseman in the king's army for ... days at his own cost, and made fine for the change before Sir Robert Passelewe viz.—10 marks yearly, whereof the tenants should answer for a third and the said Richard for the residue. Philip Marmiun held there 1 virgate land which was rated at 2s. payable to the king by the hands of the said Richard, and nevertheless did to the lord of the fee (the services ?) accustomed, which virgate Peter son of Warin claims to have of the gift of the said Philip. After the death of the said Richard, his son Richard succeeded, and being unable to pay the said rent, the sheriff commanded the bailiff of the hundred of Westbury to distrain upon him and all the tenants, who thus paid to the sheriff, and in no other way did the said Philip hold of the king in chief.
Westburi manor. 6 virgates land held of Sir Reginald de Pavely ..., and 6 virgates land, held of the fee of Sir Thomas Maudut by service of ⅓ knight's fee to the two lords when scutage is levied ; also 20a. meadow, pasture, 57s. 6d. rent of assize &c.
He had two legitimate sons Philip and William; Philip the first born, who died before his father, lived with a woman as his wife as long as he lived and begat of her a son Roger, but the jury know not whether he married her or not; William married and had a son ; and Philip the father also had two legitimate daughters Eva and Iseult (Ysoda) who are of full age.
Similar writ, 15 May, 4 Edw. I.
Similar writ, wondering at the escheator's delay, 20 July, 4 Edw. I.
Writ of certiorari, 26 Dec. 5 Edw. I. (defective.)
Wilts.Inq. Sunday after St. Matthias, 5 Edw. I.
Bremelrigge. 11l. 17s. 10½d. land ; the wardship of which until the full age of the heir is worth 33l. 3s. 6d. viz.—8l. 5s. 10½d. yearly, excepting the food and clothing of the heir, and his marriage is worth 13l. 6s. 8d.
Wilts.Inq. Wednesday after St. Wulstan, 5 Edw. I.
He held 10½ virgates land in demesne, viz.—
[Westburi ?] 7 virgates land of the demesne of Reginald de Pavely, who issued from the elder, and of the heirs of Thomas Maudud, who issued from the younger sister, held by knight's service, rendering ½ mark to each when scutage runs.
[Bratton and Dulton ?] 1 virgate land held as abovesaid of Sir Richard Dansy of Dulton.
[Westbury, Bremelrigge, La Hurste and Brock.] 1 virgate land held of Thomas de Tetteburne for 10s.; 17½a. land, held of Richard Saveri, rendering 12d. yearly to his heirs; 3a. held of Robert de Bortone [alias de Burton], rendering 2d. yearly; 3a. held of John Adelelm ; 2a. held of William Saveri; a croft of 4a. held of John de Lye, rendering 2s. yearly; also 20a. meadow, pasture, 57s. 6d. rent of assize, services, customs, &c.
His son and heir begat of his wife a son Roger, aged 17, who is his next heir.
Wilts.Inq. The day of the Assumption, 5 Edw. I.
To the same effect as the last, but 18a. are held of Richard Saveri, rendering 12d. yearly to Peter, son of Warin his assign; and 15½a. land with a croft of 4a. and 3a. meadow are held of John de Lye.
Heir as above, aged 18.
Writ (of melius inquirendo) because in the above inquisition no mention is made in what town the lands &c. are, 16 Oct. 5 Edw. I.
Wilts.Inq. (undated.)
Westbury and Bremelrigge. 1 virgate land held of Thomas de Tetteburn.
Westbury, Brock and Bremelrigge. 15½a. land held of John de Lye, with a croft of 4a. in La Hurste, and 3a. meadow in Brock and Bremelrigge.
C. Edw. I. File 12. (10.)