Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 40

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'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 40', Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, Volume 2: Edward I (1906), pp. 323-332. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=108112 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Edward I, File 40

535.Alan de Walkyngham.
Writ, 24 Dec. 12 Edw. I.
Northumberland; York.Inq. Tuesday after Epiphany, 12 Edw. I. (defective.)
Northumberland.Allerways. ... land held by the said Alan and Eva his wife of the king in chief, of the gift of Sir Adam de Bolteby, father of the said Eva, for homage and service.
York.Raventhorp. The manor held by [the same Alan and Eva] his wife of Sir Baldwin Wake for homage and foreign service of the gift of ...
Hilton. A toft and 12 (?) bovates land, worth 6l. 4s. yearly, held by the said Alan [of] Master William de Pothou, by foreign service; and a toft and 2 bovates land held of Hugh son of Robert de Menil [by] foreign (service).
Kaldingelby. ... bovates land held of the same William (de Pothow), worth 10s. yearly.
Dromundeby. 2 bovates land, worth 11s. yearly, held of Hugh de Eure by foreign service.
Hoton by Ruddeby. A toft and 1 bovate land, worth 5s. yearly, held of ... by foreign service.
Braf (?) ... demesne, 30a. meadow, and a park, worth 100s., held of Sir Roger de Moubray for homage and service, and doing services at Thresk which Andrew ...; 6 marks rent held of the said Andrew, rendering for him at the king's exchequer 100s. until 100 ...; and 6a. land, 4a. meadow and the whole wood called Northwod ... held of the said Andrew ...; and 40a. wood, [held] of Bevis Feyrefax for homage and service and 1d. rent.
Hundesburton. A moiety ... held ... of the queen.
(Unspecified.) 2 bovates land held of John le Joevene of Mildeby by foreign service; ... of Roger son of Adam of the same ... Breton doing foreign service to the king, viz.—1 suit yearly only at the wapentake of Halikeld.
[Swenton. (fn. 1) ] ½ carucate land held of John ... by foreign service, and a wood for 12d. ...
Ridmer. 1½ carucate land [held] of the gift of Agnes his mother for his homage and service, rendering to the abbot of Jervaulx (Geroval) ... ; and 2 bovates land in the same town [held] of the fee of Mary de Midelham for foreign service.
... 1 ... of the fee of the abbot of Coverham and Coneyna de Mirskow.
Mildeby. Land worth 2 ... yearly ...
[Colthorp.*] The whole manor held of Robert de Plumpton, in fee of the hauberk (lorice) for 2s. wapentake fine yearly to the said Robert ... whence he is bound to render to Nicholas de Melton 10l. for life for 11 bovates land in the same town; and he held 2 bovates land and ... 3s., and the said 11 bovates land which the same Alan bought of the said Nicholas, are held of the said Adam Warde for homage and service.
Bradewath. ... held of ... doing suit at his court of Kirkeby.
Hatherley and Meseise ... held of Hugh de Beltoft and Giles ... for 10l. yearly for their lives.
[Kirke*] staynle. ... held of ... for homage and service.
Nederstanele. A manor and 20a. land, and ... held of the same earl ...
[Nether*] Southacre. ... for one horn, price 6d.
Upper Southacre. 1 carucate land rendering ... to Robert de Staynle ; and in the same town 13a. land for doing suit of court at Cnaresburg.
[Loft*] houses. 1 ... held of the same earl at free farm for 61s. 4d. yearly.
..., 6 carucates land, a mill ... held of Hugh son of Henry for homage and service.
Farnham. 6 bovates land and a toft, held of Thomas de Magneby.
Knaresburg. 2 tofts, held ... rendering 2d.
Minskippe. 3 bovates land ... held of the said earl ... 26s.
Mildeby. 2 tofts and 40a. land, held of the said earl.
Hundes [burton. (fn. 2) ] A moiety, held of the said earl by free service of socage, doing suit at the court at Boroughbridge (?) (ad pontem de Burgo).
... 3a. meadow which he seized into his hand as chief lord after the death of one David until some lawful heir shall appear.
York City. A messuage, 15 tofts and 9 vacant plots, which are held of the king, rendering ... 54s., and worth 50s. yearly.
Adam his son, aged 3½ (?), is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (1.)
536.Maud (late) the wife of Richard de Amundevyl, alias Lady Maud de Verdoun.
Writ (missing).
Wilts.Extent, Wednesday after Epiphany, 12 Edw. I.
Kyveleygh. The manor (extent given), including nineteen 'Acremen' and eleven 'Lundenarii' who shall work every Monday yearly except three, held in dower of the king in chief, rendering 20s. yearly at the castle of Dyvises.
She died on Saturday after St. Katherine, 12 Edw. I.
Richard son of John (son) of the said Alan (sic. but no Alan previously mentioned in the inquisition), age unknown, is her next heir.
[Salop.]Extent, Saturday after St. Lucy, 12 Edw. I.
Acton la Runde. A messuage, garden, 140a. land in demesne, 4a. meadow, 15s. rent of free tenants, and 9l. 16s. 6d. rent of customers, pasture, a wood, pleas &c.
Conede. A messuage not built, 180a. in demesne, 3a. meadow, 47s. 3d., 1 lb. pepper and 1 lb. cummin rent of free tenants, and 12l. 7s. 6½d. rent of customers, a wood, a custom called 'Wrincak' (?), aid, pleas &c.
Upton. A capital messuage with garden, 2 carucates land in demesne, a meadow, 30s. 4d. rent of free tenants, and 7l. 7s. 1d. rent of customers, pannage, herbage of a wood, pleas &c.
Wroxcestre. A capital messuage, garden and small fish pond, 1 carucate land in demesne, a meadow, 11s. 8d. rent of free tenants, and 7l. 10s. 6d. rent of customers, a mill, a fishery, pleas, &c.
All held by Richard de Amundevill, of the dower of the said Maud, of the king in chief, of the inheritance of Richard son of Alan, who is within age and in the king's wardship.
Sussex.Extent, Wednesday after St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Esewrithe. The hundred (extent given) which was sometime assigned to Lady Maud de Werdun in dower, and to which pertain the tithings of Gretham, Storkt', Billingeh', and Howik, Perham the tenement of the parson of Rugwik, and the tithings of Niutimbre and Dunhurst.
Sussex.Extent, Tuesday after St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Norhstote. A messuage with garden, 30a. arable in demesne, 15a. meadow, pasture in the marsh, 6s. 6d. rent of assize, 28s. customs, &c, 24s. from a tenement in la Manewode, a fishery &c., which sometime were assigned to Lady Maud in dower.
Buri. The hundred (extent given) similarly assigned, including the tithings of Bigeneuere and Eringeham. The abbot of Fiscamp used to give 40s. to have fines (misericordias) from his tenants in the said hundred.
Sussex.Extent, Friday after St. Andrew, 12 Edw. I.
Esebourn. The hundred (extent given) similarly assigned, to which pertain the tithings of Stedeham, Cokkyngges, Graffham, Hetschete, Bekynton, Lynche, Hyppyngge, Wolbedyngge, Bodyton and Seleham.
She died on the day of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, 12 Edw. I.
Richard son of Alan, aged 18 at the feast of St. Michael last, is her next heir.
Sussex.Extent, Saturday after St. Andrew, 12 Edw. I.
Donhurst. The manor (extent given), including the hundred of Retheresbrugge, similarly assigned, and held of the king in chief, pertaining to the honour of Arundell.
Date of death, the day of St. Edmund, as above. Heir as above.
Sussex.Extent, Sunday the eve of St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Estden. The manor (extent given), including the advowson of the church, the pastures of Beuchamp, Wodelye, and Lytlendon, and a rent of 2s. 7½d. at Cycestre, similarly assigned, and held of the king in chief, pertaining to the castle of Arundell.
Date of death, the day of St. Edmund as above. Heir as above, aged 18 at the feast of the Purification, 11 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (2.)
537.John de Bello Campo.
Writ (missing).
[Cambridge.]Extent, Wednesday before Christmas Day, 12 Edw. I.
Dullyngham. A moiety of the manor (extent given), held of the house of St. Wandrille, of Normandy, which holds it of the king in frank almoin, and it is of the inheritance of Cecily, late the wife of the said John.
[Somerset.]Extent, Friday after St. Katherine, 12 Edw. I.
Muryfeud. The manor, which was of the purchase of the said John and Cecily his wife, who is joined with him in the feoffment to them and their heirs, viz.—a capital messuage, garden and dovecote, 200a. arable, 7½a. meadow, 10a. wood, 8s. 3d. rent of villeins &c. held of Thomas de Mountsorel of the fee of Wythlakynton, doing two suits of court, and rendering 10d. rent; 70a. arable, 13a. meadow, 12a. wood and pasture, and 9s. 6d. yearly rent of villeins, held of the fee of Estcapilond, rendering yearly to the lord 6d. or 1 pair of gilt spurs; 6a. arable, 30a. pasture, 5a. meadow, and 4s. 8d. yearly rent of villeins, held of the fee of Hashull, doing suit at the court of Ahshull, and rendering 4d. yearly to the lord ; a mill, and 5a. meadow, held of the fee of Hylton, rendering to the abbot of Athelyngnye 25s. rent, and they owe suit at the court of the abbot of Ford, and 1 lb. cummin to the lord of Cleyhangre; 50a. arable, 7a. meadow, and 9s. 1d. rent of villeins, held of the fee of Hyle Abbotts, owing suit at the court of the abbot of Mochelnye at Hyle Abbotts, and 3s. 4d. rent to the said abbot; 35a. arable, 2a. meadow, and rents and services of villeins 2s. 10d., held of the fee of La Northalle, rendering to Master William de Dytton 1d., and doing suit at the hundred (court) of Abbedyk.
John his son, aged 10 on the feast of St. James, 11 Edw. I., is his next heir.
Somerset.Extent, Sunday, the eve of St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Welweton. The manor (extent given), including a hamlet called Wydecumbe, held of the king in chief of the barony of Fortibus, and it is of the inheritance of Cecily, late the wife of the said John, one of the sisters and heirs of William de Fortibus, and she is of age.
Somerset.Extent, Sunday, the eve of St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Donden. The manor (extent given) with the advowson of the church of Lyminton, held of the abbot of Glastonbury by service of 8½ knights' fees, and it is of the inheritance of the said Lady Cecily.
Heir as above.
Writ on the complaint of Nicholas de Monteforti that the escheator had taken into the king's hands 100s. rent from the manor of Stokes Hamedon, which the said John had granted him for life eight years before his death, with mandate to restore the same if it is so, 28 Dec. 12 Edw. I.
Somerset.Inq. Friday the morrow of Epiphany, 12 Edw. I.
Stokes Hamedon. 100s. rent from the manor were given by the said John eight years and more before his death to the said Nicholas for life, viz.—those which the said John used to receive from the mill near the bridge of Perret by the hands of Laurence de Henton, and the said Nicholas received them without hindrance until the death of the said John.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (3.)
538.Griffin ab Mereduk.
Writ of certiorari to the sheriff of Anglesey, 1 May, 12 Edw. I.
Anglesey.Inq. (undated.) He was not seised on the day he died of any land, for he held of Sir Owen (who was?) against Llewellyn, sometime prince, on the day when he was taken, and the same Griffin was outlawed from Wales, and died in England, but when he took his way to England he was seised of a fourth part of the town of Klegyrant, which he had of the gift of David son of Llewellyn then prince of Wales, and a small town called Bodwrdyn, and the town of Thlysleu which he had of the gift of Owen sometime prince. These he had besides his part of the inheritance of his father, which land Tudor and Mereduth his sons now hold.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (4.)
539.Amice, sometime the wife of Baldwin de Insula, deceased.
Writ (missing).
Southampton.Inq. Friday the morrow of Epiphany, 12 Edw. I.
Bromor. The manor (extent given), held in dower.
Southampton.Inq. Tuesday after the Circumcision, 12 Edw. I.
Thorley. The manor with Wylewe (extent given), held in dower.
[Devon.]Extent, Wednesday after Epiphany, 12 Edw. I.
Exem(instre). The manor (extent given), including 40a. on the hill, held in dower of the inheritance of Isabel countess of Albemarle.
[Devon.]Extent, Thursday the feast of St. Hilary, 12 Edw. I.
Toppesham. The manor (extent given), including 80a. on the hill, and 12a. in the marsh, similarly held.
[Devon.]Extent, Monday after St. Hilary, 12 Edw. I.
Tyverton borough. The manor, with the foreign hundred (extent given), including 110a. in the marshes, 160a. hill land, and three fairs; and there is a church, whereof a fourth part is appropriated to the priory of St. James near Exeter, and the other three parts were in the gift of the said Amice.
Dorset.Extent, Saturday the feast of St. Vincent, 12 Edw. I. (defective.)
Edbrytyngton, alias Edbrichton. The manor (extent given), similarly held.
Chyld Acford. The manor (extent given) was held by the said Amice for her life ... Henry his heirs and assigns 4 marks yearly, so that after her decease ... as (his ?) right without contradiction of the heirs of the said (Amice ?).
Writ of plenius certiorari, on the complaint of Isabel de Fortibus, countess of Albemarle, that the escheator was detaining from her the manor of Childokeford by reason of a claim of John de Clerbeck, 25 April, 12 Edw. I.
Dorset.Inq. Wednesday after the Ascension, 12 Edw. I.
Childocford. Baldwin de Ripariis, sometime earl of Devon, father of the said Isabel, was seised of the manor of Childocford on the day he died, and the said Amice was dowered thereof of the gift of the said Baldwin, sometime her husband, by the assignment of King Henry. The said Isabel is next heir of the said Baldwin of the said manor, for the said Amice survived Baldwin son of the said earl and her own son, and also John son of the said Baldwin the younger, to whom the said inheritance ought to have devolved unless she had survived them; and the said Isabel is aged 30 and more. The jury know nothing of the right which John de Clerebek claims to have in the manor, nor how a right therein could come to him.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (5.)
540.Isabel de Albiniaco.
Writ (missing).
Norfolk.Inq. Saturday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 12 Edw. I.
Snetesham. The manor (extent given), including a fishery called Bradeflett, customs called 'brasey' and 'travers,' and the hundred of Smeddune, held of the king in chief by service of butlery.
Roger de Monte Alto is of full age.
Norfolk.Inq. Friday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 12 Edw. I.
Kenynghal. The manor (extent given), including a fishery in Semere, the pasture of Suthathe, and the hundred of Gyldcros, held of the king in chief by 3s. 4d. blanch farm.
Roger de Monte Alto is of full age.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (6.)
541.Iseult de Cardun.
Writ of certiorari, on the petition of John de Exemue her son, stating that he is of full age, 25 Sept. 12 Edw. I.
Bedford.Inq. Saturday after St. Lucy, 13 Edw. I.
Wyminton. A messuage, a dovecote, 120a. arable, a piece of meadow, pasture, three born-bondmen (nativi) whose service is worth 9s. each,
two cottars, and 16s. 1d. rent of free tenants, held of the king in chief by service of two parts of an esquire in the king's army in England when it shall happen to tarry there, for forty days at her own charges.
John de Exemue, aged 21 at Easter, 12 Edw. I. is her next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (7.)
542.John son of Eustace Noth of Kyneburle, an idiot.
Writ to the sheriff of Norfolk, 28 Oct. 12 Edw. I.
Norfolk.Inq. (undated.)
He has been an idiot (fatuus) from his earliest age, and holds a messuage and 7 carucates land (unspecified) of Sir Nicholas de Stutevile by service of 10s. and scutage; 16a. land of the manor of Hengham by service of 6s. yearly; 4a. land (unspecified) of Sir Guy de Butetur by service of 4s. yearly ; a messuage and 21a. land (unspecified) of Robert Noth by service of 8s. yearly; and 6a. of alderwood of John de Breckles by service of 6d. yearly.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (8.)
543.Reginald alias Ranulph de Vallibus, deceased.
Writ of extent of land at Merston, 3 June, 12 Edw. I.
The writ also concerns the livery to Peter Corbet of the manor of Langedon and certain land in Cherleton, co. Devon, in respect of 100l. land in wardships which the king has granted to him.
Somerset.Extent, made at Somerton on Monday after the Translation of St. Swithun, 12 Edw. I.
La Purye. The hamlet (extent given), held of John de Bello Campo, whose heir is in the king's wardship, in socage by service of 2s., and also rendering 5s. to the earl of Hereford yearly; whereof Alice late his wife is to be dowered.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (9.)
544.Roger son of Robert, of Welinton.
Writ of certiorari to Roger Lestrange, Justice of the Forest, on the petition of John son of Hugh, keeper of the forest of Salop, 12 Dec. 12 Edw. I.
Salop.Inq. Monday after Palm Sunday, 12 Edw. I.
La Wrokene. The wardship of the bailiwick late of the said Roger in la Wrokene does not pertain to the king, but to the said John, until the lawful age of the heir of the said Roger ; and his ancestors have had it whenever it happened, and it pertains to the office of the said John, for he ought to answer for the whole care of the forest.
(See No. 557.)
C. Edw. I. File 40. (10.)
545.Nicholaa, late the wife of Roger de Somery.
Writ (missing).
[Buckingham.]Partition, between Maud de Erdinton, Ralph de Crumwell, Walter de Sutleye and John le Estraunge, heirs of the said Nicholaa, the morrow of St. Andrew, 12 Edw. I. (defective and defaced.)
Olney. The manor (full partition with the names of tenants and of many cultures, meadows &c.), including the wood of Waldhey, the keepership of the wood of Olney, ½ knight's fee in Emberton, 1 knight's fee in Shenle, ½ knight's fee in Woketon, and 1 knight's fee in Alecote.
(See No. 16.)
C. Edw. I. File 40. (11.)
546.Ralph late vicar of Geytinton.
Writ of plenius certiorari, 14 Nov. 12 Edw. I.
Northampton.Inq. (undated.)
Geytynton. A burgage held of the grant of King Henry the king's father, rendering 8d. yearly; and another burgage which was sometine an oxhouse of the king, rendering 15d. These burgages are the king's escheat because the said Ralph was a bastard and had no heir of his body.
Northampton.Memorandum (undated).
Geytington. A burgage is in the king's hands through the death of the said Ralph, for which he rendered 8d. yearly to the king; one Roger de Geytington seeks for it to be extended and to have it for the value and the said rent.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (12.)
547.John de Burgo, the younger.
Writ, 15 Sept. 12 Edw. I.
Northampton.Inq. Thursday before St. Michael, 13 Edw. I.
Staunford. 9s. 2d. rent, now in the king's hands through the death of the said John, held of the barony of Launvaley of the king in chief by knight's service, and it pertains to the manor of Wakerle which Hawis, his daughter, holds in her pourparty of the said John's inheritance.
He had two daughters and heirs, Dervergulla whom Robert son of Walter married, and Hawis whom Robert Greyll' married.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (13.)
548.William son and heir of Nigel de Aldefeld.
Writ de etate probanda to Thomas de Normanvill and Geoffrey Aguyllun, concerning the said William who was born at Azerlagke and baptized at Kirkeby Maleshard, 5 May, 12 Edw. I.
[York.]Inq. Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 12 Edw. I.
The said William was 21 on Saturday before the Invention of the Holy Cross, 12 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (14.)
549.Margaret, Maud and Isabel, daughters and heirs of Hubert Huse.
Writ de etate probanda, 11 July, 12 Edw. I.
Wilts.Inq. made at Netheravene in the presence of Margaret, late the wife of the said Hubert, on Sunday after St. Nicholas, 13 Edw. I. (defective.)
Margaret, Maud and Isabel are daughters and next heirs of Hubert Huse, the said Margaret aged 18 at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 12 Edw. I., the said Maud 15 at Christmas, 12 Edw. I., and the said Isabel 13 at the feast of St. Nicholas, [13] Edw. I.
(See No. 572.)
C. Edw. I. File 40. (15.)
550.Robert, son of Eustace de la Val.
Writ de etate probanda, 14 July, 12 Edw. I.
Northumberland.Inq. Saturday after the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 12 Edw. I.
The said Robert, son and heir of the said Eustace, was 21 on the day of St. Alban, 12 Edw. I., and the jury know it well, for he was born in the manor of Seton de la Val and baptized in the church of Seton, as is testified by clergy and laity.
Letter from G. de Charron to the chancellor praying him to expedite the business of Robert de la Val, the bearer, in doing homage to the king and having seisin of his lands.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (16.)
551.Henry de Burstall alias de Borstalle.
Writ of certiorari de causa captionis, 26 June, 12 Edw. I.
Huntingdon.Inq. (undated.)
Southo. 40s. rent with other lands were jointly purchased by Roger de Leyburne and Eleanor, sometime countess of Winchester, who was his wife, to be held to them and the heirs of the said Roger; and the said countess gave them to the said Henry for life, after whose death they were taken into the king's hand, because held of him in chief.
William de Leyburn, son of the said Roger, is his next heir and of full age.
(See No. 525.)
C. Edw. I. File 40. (17.)
552.John Abbee alias Abbeys.
Writ (missing).
[Dorset.]Inq. taken at Craneborne before John Frelond on Thursday before the Nativity of St. John, 12 Edw. I. (In French.)
Stubhamptone. A messuage, 1 virgate land, and pasture for cattle, sheep &c. in the pasture with the beasts of the lord of Tarente Gundevyle, which Monsieur Damori alias Daumary holds of the inheritance of the said John, who claims to hold the same by service of ½ lb. cummin yearly.
The said John is next heir to the said tenements and of full age.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (18.)
553.John Paynel, son and heir of John Paynel.
Writ de etate probanda to Walter de Wymburn and Richard de Heydon, 6 July, 12 Edw. I.
Writ of scire facias to the sheriff of Dorset, 6 July, 12 Edw. I.
Dorset.Inq. Monday before St. Peter ad Vincula, 12 Edw. I.
Richard de Haveringes, knt., says that the said John was 21 on the day of the Translation of St. Swithin, 12 Edw. I., and was baptized in the church of St. Nicholas, Cumbe Chaynes, which he understands from the relation of godmothers and midwives who were present when he was born, and of religious and other trustworthy persons of the neighbourhood.
Adam le Deneys, Henry de Haddune, and Robert de Turbervyle, knights, and others agree, one adding that (he knew it from) a midwife called Katherine de Novo Burgo who was present with the said John's mother when he was born.
Writ to Hugh de Kendal to cause the said John to have a writ of seisin, the king having taken his homage and fealty, 11 Aug. 12 Edw. I.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (19.)
554.Wigan de Chereburg.
Writ to John de Haverynge to enquire whether John, son of the said Wigan by Ellen, daughter of Philip de la Leye, who was married at Effingham in co. Surrey as is said, is his heir ; or John his son by Christiana de Cheddeworth, who was married at Cheddeworth in co. Gloucester as is said, 6 May, 12 Edw. I.
[Wilts.]Inq. held at Devises on Thursday after St. Barnabas, 12 Edw. I.
The said John, son of Ellen daughter of Philip de la Leye, is next heir of the said Wigan.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (20.)
555.Adam the Miller (Molendinarius) of Hordele.
Writ (undated fragment).
Oxford.Inq. Sunday the eve of St. Nicholas, 12 Edw. I.
Hordele. A messuage, 12a. land, 1r. meadow, and a water-mill, held of the king in chief of the king's ancient demesne by service of 20s. ½d.
Andrew his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 40. (21.)

Footnotes

1 Sic in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now missing.
2 Sic in the Calendar printed in 1806, but now missing.