LIST 25 PREBENDARIES OF CHARDSTOCK
Manor of Chardstock (now Devon, formerly Dorset) belonged to bp. 1066
and 1086 (DB I 77b, entered under Dorset), held by two knights, Walter and
William. Walter possibly to be identified as Walter Tirel, whose daughter
married a member of the Percy family (cf. Sar. Chs. p. 18). Disputes and
settlements between members of the Percy family over bp.'s land of
Chardstock mid 1150s (Sar. Chs. pp. 18-20, 25), and 1196 (ibid. p. 57; cf.
Tirel claim of 1201, ibid. pp. 66-7, 68, and Vaux quitclaim of 1220s, ibid. p.
Preb. prob. added to Psalter list after c. 1150, certainly in existence before
1220 (Sar. Chs. p. 80). Preb. consisted of church of Chardstock, given by
Gerbert de Percy, conf. by Henry II 1158 (RSO I 205), and by 1215 x 20
chapel of Wambrook (Somt., ancient par. Chardstock) also part of preb. (Sar.
Chs. p. 80, not Wanborough as given in Sar. Chs. index).
Subdcn.-preb.; decani side; term of residence c. 1270: Oct.-Dec.
1220s 24m.; 1226 24m.; c. 1284 15m.; 1291 £16
M. Abraham of Winchester
Prob. to be identified with Abraham who occ. as chapl. 2 June 1200 (Sar.
Chs. p. 60; cf. ibid. p. 76) and as chapl. and can. 7 Jan. 1213/14 (Nova
Const.), and with 'Master Abzolom' who occ. as can. 1213 x Jan. 1215 (Cart.
Loders no. 30). Became treas. 30 March 1214, last occ. 17 Jan. 1222 (list 5).
Occ. this preb. 1215 x 20 (Sar. Chs. p. 80).
Gilbert de Sandford (fn. 1)
Occ. as can. three times: as G. de Sandford, this preb., Oct. 1226 x Feb.
1227 (app. 1); as Gilbert de Salford 9 Sept. 1228 (RSO II 109); as Gilbert de
Sanford, excused, 19 Oct. 1233 (Sar. Chs. p. 230).
Henry de Esse
First occ. as can. 1 Sept. 1281 (IV/E.5/Archdeacon of Dorset/3). Occ. this
preb. May-June 1284 (app. 2). Occ. as can. 10 May 1288 (app. 3). Inducted to
preb. Horton 17 Aug. 1289 (list 37). Prob. retained this preb. also, since writ
of 2 March 1297 addressed to sheriffs of both Devon (this preb.) and Glos.
(preb. Horton) (CCR 1296-1302 p. 95).
Next identified preb. is M. William de Chaddleshunt, (fn. 1) who was coll. to this
preb. 30 Nov. 1309 (Reg. Gandavo II 718; see 2 Fasti III 39).