THE ANTIQUITIES OF KENDALE.
KIRKBY IN KENDALE.
t. Will. II. Ivo Talebois gave to St. Mary's, York, the church of Kircabi
in Kendale with its land; Cal. Chart. R., iii, 115.
t. Hen. I. Ketel, son of Eltred, gave to St. Peter's hospital, York, land
in Kirkeby (in Kendale); ib., ii, 442.
1107–15 Henry I gave the greater part of the parishes of Kirkby in Kendale,
Heversham and Burton to Nigel de Aubeigny.
1150–55 Roger de Mowbray gave to William son of Gilbert de Lancastre
in fee and inheritance all his land of Lonsdale, Kendale and Horton
in Ribblesdale, to hold by the service of 4 knights' fees; Reg. of D.
1177 Ranulf de Glanvill by his sewer, Reiner, accounts for 20s. from a
fishery in Kendale, (fn. 1) and 1 m. of noutgeld (presumably due from a
manor in Kendale); Pipe Roll, 23 Hen. II, 123.
1178The noutgeld (of certain manors in Kendale ?), amounting for the
year to £7 14s., is in arrears; ib., 24 Hen. II, 76.
1179 The above arrears are paid this year; ib., 25 Hen. II, 26.
1184 The men of William de Lancastre of Kendale render 10 m. for
some plea by the hands of Ranulf de Glanvill; ib., 30 Hen. II, 37.
William de Lancastre II dies; R. de Monte, s.a.
1184–89 Notification by Henry II, addressed to our dear son Richard,
comte de Poitiers, of his grant to Gilbert son of Roger Fitz-Reinfrid,
our sewer, of the daughter of William de Lancastre with her whole
inheritance. Witnesses: Geoffrey our son and chancellor, William
Marshal, Richard de Humet; Reg. of D. at Levens, f. 79; Farrer,
Lancs. Pipe R., 395.
1189 At Rouen, on 20th July, king Richard confirmed to Gilbert son
of Roger Fitz-Rainfrei, sewer to the king, his father, the daughter
of William de Lancastre; Benedict, Gesta Ricardi, ii, 73.
This gift, or rather confirmation by Richard I of the earlier gift
by the king's father, is recorded in the chancellor's own words,
addressed to the comte de Poitiers, now king of England, in L' Hisloire de Guillaume Le Marechal, by Paul Meyer, 11. 9379–84, where
it is also shewn that the daughter of William de Lancastre was then,
or had been, in the wardship of William Marshal:—
"Et si vos di en bone fei
Que Gilebert le filz Reinfrei
Ne retint il pas a filastre:
Cele li dona de Lancastre
Que li [Maréchal] ont en garde,
Dont il fist molt corteise garde."
On the same occasion the chancellor informed king Richard of
the late king's gift of the young heiress of Striguil (Chepstow) to
William Marshal, and of "la pucele" of Châteauroux to Baldwin
de Béthune; ib., 11. 9362–9378. See Sizergh, s.d., 1184–89.
Richard I grants to Gilbert son of Roger Fitz-Remfrid for 20
marks a weekly market on Saturday at Kyrkebi in Kendale. Dated
9th December, I Richard; Cartae Antiq., C. n. 11 (10).
1190 Richard I grants to Gilbert son of Roger Fitz-Renfrid, acquittance
in his land in Westmeriland and Kendale of nutegeld, namely £14
6s. 3d., for the service of 1 knight. For this Gilbert gave the king
60 m.; Farrer, Lancs. Pipe R., 396.
Richard I grants to the same Roger that he shall hold his forest
of Westmerieland, Kendale and Furness as William de Lancaster,
son of Gilbert, held it, and the forest in Kendal which the grantor
gave Gilbert with £6 of land, to hold as fully as Nigel le Albini held
it; ib., 399.
Richard I grants to the same Gilbert 1 carucate in Levenes
with the fishery of the vill, 4 c. in Farleton and Bet[h]um, 4 c. in
Preston and Holme, 2 c. in Burton, 1. c. in Hennecastre, 1. c. in
Preston, 3 c. in Lupton and a fishery belonging to the said lands,
for £100 which Gilbert gave; to hold by the service of 1 knight's
fee; Reg. of D. at Levens, ii, f. 94.
1190 At Easter, 1190, Gilbert Fitz-Renfrid obtains acquittance of noutgeld and customs on his land (fn. 2) which is accounted in the farm of
Westmorland at £14 6s. 4d. yearly; also a grant from Richard I
of lands in Kendale, valued in the farm of Westmorland at £8 18s. 2d.
yearly; also the grant of the fishery of Kendale, valued in the said
farm at £5 yearly; Pipe R., Cumb. and Westm., 171.
"Achard (parson) of Kirkebi (in) Kendale attests a charter of
Benedict de Peningtun to the hospital of St. Mary of Cuningeshovet;
Farrer, Lancs. Pipe R., 361.
1190–1210 Gilbert Fitz-Reinfred and Helewise his wife grant to St. Mary's,
York, 6 stags yearly for the infirmary. Witnesses: Gregory canon
of York, Adam de Bethum and others (named). Seals: (1) equestrian; legend: sigillum gilleberti fil' rænfredi.' (2) a female
figure; legend: sigill' Hælæwisie de layncastra; Dodsworth's
MS. 159, f. 197.
Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid and Helewise his wife confirm to the church
of the Holy Trinity of Kirkeby in Kendale the land which William
de Lancastre, the younger, gave by these bounds: from Blindbeck
where it falls into Kent ascending to the garden (ortus) of Blindbeck,
thence by Bulebas in ascending to the head of Staynbanck and so
by the lower head of Staynbanck towards Kent to the sheepfold of
Nicholas, then parson of the same church, so by the wall of the same
sheepfold on the western side descending by the path to the way
from Watslack, and by the way from Watslack to the way from
Helsington and by that way to the head of the bridge; together
with 1½ a. in Bulebas, below the way which runs below Staynbanck;
Reg. of D. at Levens.
The same Gilbert and Helewise confirmed to the monks of St.
Mary's, York, inter alia the church of Kirkeby in Kendale; Nicholas
(parson) of Kirkeby in Kendale being one of the witnesses; Mon.
Anglic., iii, 566.
1194 The acquittance of the noutegeld of the land of Gilbert FitzReinfrid ceased, so far as the account of the sheriff was concerned,
at Easter, 1194, (fn. 3) and the grant of £8 18s. 2d. of land in Kendale,
and the fishery £5, also ceased at the same date; Pipe R., Cumb.
and Westm., 174.
1197 Gilbert Fitz-Reinfred proffers £100 for having £6 worth of land
and for having acquittance of cornage and other liberties, according
to the tenour of the king's charter; ib., 180.
1199 Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid proffers to king John £100 for the confirmation of his charters and for having gallows and pit in his fee which
he holds by knight's service in co. Lancaster, and that the agreement
made between him and king Richard holds good, namely, for the
acquittance of cornage and for holding in peace his land in Kendale,
which he has by the gift of king Richard; and for this fine he is
quit of £7 3s. 1d. of the farm of Westmerieland for the 6th year of
king Richard, and of £21 9s. 3d. for the 7th year, and of £14 6s. 3d.
for the 8th year, and of £14 6s. 2d. for the 9th year and of £28 7s. 10d.
for the past year and of £28 7s. 10d. for this year. Sum £114 0s. 5d.;
The same Gilbert has acquittance of scutage on 2 knights' fees; ib.
1199–1200 Henry de Rademan, steward of Kendale, R[einer] de Stiveton and
R. de Cantia, clerk, witness a charter of Honorius archdeacon of
Richmond; Dep. Keeper's Rep. 36, app. 171.
1200 Hugh de Morevill and Helewise his wife proffer 20 m. for having
Helewise's dower; R. de Oblat., 88.
25 April. King John confirms to the said Gilbert the charter of
Richard I in the same terms; R. Chart., 50.
1200–09 In the full court of Gilbert son of Roger Fitz Reinfrid at Kirkbi,
before Henry de Redman, then seneschal, and other good men Matilda
de Stiveton, daughter of Ellis de Stiveton, made a release of land
in co. Lancaster to the said Gilbert. Witnesses: (fn. 4) Lambert de
Bussei, Adam son of Roger (of Yealand), Gilbert de Lancastre,
William de Windeshore, Roger de Burton, William son of Waltheve,
Gamel the forester, Richard de Arten (sic), Benedict Gernet, Ralph
de Stiveton, Luke (?) and John, brethren; Farrer, Lancs. Pipe R.,
1201 A jury declare that £6 worth of land in Kendale and a fishery which
used to render to the Exchequer 100s. were always in the hands of
Henry II and Richard I, as their demesne until king Richard gave
them to Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid; Abbrev. Placit., 67.
1208 King John was at Kyrkebi in Kendale on August 20th and 21st,
on his way south from Carlisle; R. Litt. Pat., itinerary.
1209–12 Gilbert son of Roger Fitz-Reinefred grants to Richard Walensis
1 c. in Munketon [co. York, which John abbot of Fountains and the
convent had granted to the said Gilbert], which Walter de Fauchenberge held, to hold for 22s. and 1/18 fee. Witnesses: Lambert de
Buseto, Anselm de Furneis, Stephen de Welleton, William son of
Ketel, Roger de Byrkebyrle, Gilbert de Lancastre, Henry de Alnou,
Richard de Coupland, Henry de Rademan, William Tuchet, William
Marshall, Thomas Flandrensys, Walter Pychard, Richard de Preston,
Walter de Lancastre, Roger Gernet; Lancaster, Chartul. of Fountains, ii, 559.
1212 Gilbert Fitz-Renfrey and Helewise his wife demand against Thomas
de Brumfeld 4 carucates of land in Brumfel and Rohetun, as the
right of the said Helewise and as those whereof Ketel son of Eutret,
ancestor of the said Helewise, was seised, as of fee and right, in the
time of king Henry, grandfather of king Henry, father of the king,
and from him the right of the said Helewise descended from step to
step. Thomas says that Adam his son holds the tenement; Curia
Regis R., 55, m. 6.
1215 Letters of safe-conduct for Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid, father of William
de Lancastre, touching the redemption of the said William; R. Litt.
Pat., 160b, 187b.
1216 Gilbert Fitz Reimfrid delivered up to the king his castles of Morhull
and Kirkeby, at Berewic, on 22nd January, on which occasion he made
fine with the king by 12,000 marks for his goodwill and grace and
the remission of his rancour against Gilbert for confederacy with the
king's enemies, the barons, and that his son, William de Lancastre,
and his knights, Ralph de Aencurt and Lambert de Busay, might be
delivered from prison, having been taken in Rochester castle in
munition against the king; for his and his son's faithful service he
was required to find hostages, namely Benedict son and heir of Henry
Redeman, the first born son of Roger de Kirkeby, whom he has of
the said Gilbert's daughter, the son and heir of William de Windlesores whom he has of the niece of the said Gilbert, the son or daughter
and heir of Ralph de Aencurt, the son or daughter and heir of Roger
de Burton, the daughter and heir of Adam de Yeland, the son or
daughter of Thomas de Bethum, the son or daughter and heir of
Walter de Stirkeland, the daughter of Richard de Copland, the son
of Gilbert de Lancastre, or other children in their places; R. de
Gilbert Fitz Reymfrid pledges himself to the service of the king
and his heirs by queen Isabel all his life, under pain of forfeiture of
his lands, and he finds hostages: Benedict son and heir of Henry
de Redeman, the eldest son of Roger de Kirkeby begotten of the
daughter of Gilbert Fitz-Reymfrid, the son and heir of William de
Windlesores begotten of the said Gilbert's niece, the son or daughter
and heir of Ralph de Ayecurt, the son or daughter and heir of
Roger de Burton, the daughter and heir of Adam de Yeland, the son
or daughter and heir of Thomas de Buethum, the son or daughter
and heir of Walter de Stirkeland, the daughter of Richard de Copland,
the son of Gilbert de Lancastre; moreover the said Gilbert has
delivered to the king to hold his castles of Mirhull (in Warton), and
Kirkeby; R. Chart., 221b.
1217 Mandate to Peter de Maulay to deliver to the earl of Chester,
William de Lancastre, a prisoner in his custody; Pat. R., 1217, p. 19.
The same mandate repeated. William de Lancastre to be sent to
Gloucester under safe conduct; ib., 46.
1219 William le Breton, Adam de Ieland, Nicholas de Ieland .....
4 knights sent to Gilbert Fitz-Reynfrey, who is sick, say that he has
attorned Gilbert de Witeby, clerk, in a plea of mort d'ancestor between
Alan son of Garse, plaintiff, and the said Gilbert; Assize R., 1040,
1220 May 6. The land of Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid is to be taken into the
king's hands and nothing removed therefrom until William de Lancastre, son and heir of Gilbert, does what is due to the king; Excerpt.
e R. Fin., i, 47.
Mandate to William de Lancastre to deliver to Theobald son of
Theobald Walter his sister Matilda whom king John committed to
Gilbert Fitz-Reinfrid, William's father, to bring up; Pat. R., 1220,
1222–46 William de Lancastre grants to the free burgesses of the borough
of Kirkeby in Kendale certain privileges and liberties to be held of
him and his heirs for ever, freely, quietly and honourably, namely
that each burgess may take as many tofts as he will, yielding to the
grantor and his heirs the rent of 6d. yearly for each toft, and that
they may take of his wood between Kent and Wynandermere their
necessaries without view of his foresters, and that they may have
common of pasture on that side of Kent on which the grantor's Hay
is, outside the covert, and on the other side of Kent unto Leesbeck,
and common of pasture after the corn and hay has been cut and led
away elsewhere with the grantor's other men: Also that they may
take dead wood without view of his foresters between the highway
and Mynnte, which way extends by the hospital of St. Leonard unto
Fowbeck, and following Fowbeck until it falls into Mynt and following
Mynt in descending to the bridge, and on the other side of Mynte
between the same Mynte and the highway which leads to the messuage
of Patrick de Skelemssergh unto Whitwell and so over against and
by the bounds of Skelemessergh unto Mynte, and that they may take
dead wood there in like manner; The Boke off Record of Kirkby
1224 18 Aug. William de Lancastre is at Bedford in the king's court;
Pat. R., 1224, p. 465.
The demand against William de Lancastre for the scutage of
Montgomery is put in respite; Fine R., 8 Hen. III, m. 7.
1225 Mandate to William de Lancastre to disafforest certain woods in
Westmerland afforested by Henry II or Richard I, the men of the
county having complained that he still held certain woods and
moors afforested as from that time in the same state as they were,
contrary to the terms of the king's carta de foresta; Pat. R., 1225,
1228 Nicholas son of Robert, rector of the church of Kirkeby in Kendale,
attests a charter with other local clergy of Robert, abbot of Furness;
Archbp. Gray's Regist. (Surtees Soc.), 161 n.
1234 William de Lancaster and his 2 knights with others are directed
to remain at Shrewsbury until the Purification, for safety of those
parts; Close R., 1234, p. 547.
1235 William de Lancastre holds 2 fees (fn. 5) of his barony of Kendale;
1236 Mandate to William de Lancastre to send to the king the sturgeon
taken on the sea sands, although it was found within the liberty of
the abbot of Furness; Close R., 1236, p. 283.
1242 William de Lancastre was summoned to serve over seas; ib.,
1242, p. 528.
1245 Indult to master Roger Pepin to hold one benefice besides the
church of Kyrkeby in Kendale (fn. 6) ; 6 Ides Octobr.; Cal. of Papal
Regist., i, 221.
William de Lancastre is on the king's service in Wales; Cal.
Pat. R., 1245, p. 464.
He surrenders the county of Lancaster (i.e. the office of sheriff), to
Matthew de Redeman, to whom the king has committed it; ib., 481.
1246 William de Lancastre died 28th November; Lancs. Inq., pt. i, 167.
The following were present when William de Lancastre lay on
his death bed: John prior of Coningesheved, Roger brother of
the said William, Robert de Layburne and Laurence FitzRichard, (fn. 7) knights of William de Lancastre, Rowland de Revesgil
his seneschal, Gilbert de Lancastre constable of Kirkeby, Robert le
Tailur, Gilbert de Boivile; Coucher of Furness, pt. i, 350.
1247 Dower was assigned to Agnes late the wife of William de Lancastre
by writ dated 22nd February; to Peter de Brus the manor of Kirkeby
for chief messuage and to Walter de Lindesy the manor of Warton
for chief messuage; a partition of the residue of the lands of William
de Lancastre was to be made in two equal portions; Excerpt. e R.
Fin., ii, 7.
1247–60 Peter de Brus III confirms to the free burgesses of his part of
Kirkeby in Kendale all the liberties and free customs which they
have by the gift of William de Lancastre, his uncle, as his charter
testifies. Witnesses: Sir Gilbert de Lancastre, (fn. 8) Lambert de Samton, (fn. 9)
Adam de Henecastre, Alan son of Dolfin, Roger de Brunolvishefd,
Randulf de Patton, John de Kentemer, Thomas de Howys, Nicholas
de Lee, clerk; Orig. D. in the possession of the Exors. of John
Jenkinson of Yealand Conyers. Equestrian seal of green wax, 2½
inches diam.; legend almost entirely defaced.
1248 The debts of William de Lancastre due to the king, or to Aaron
and Samuel, Jews of York, and David, Jew of Oxford, are granted
to William of Valence, the king's brother; Peter de Brus is ordered
to pay off his part of the debts at the rate of £200 yearly; Cal.
Pat. R., 1248, p. 33, cf. ib., 547.
1252 The archbishop of York confirmed the consolidation of the church
of Kyrkeby in Kendale made by John (Romayne), archdeacon of
Richmond, with the assent of the abbot and convent of St. Mary's,
York, the patrons; Regist. of Archbp. Gray, III.
1254 Sir William de Valence has demised to Walter de Lindesye the
manors of Mollesworth, Middelton, Thorinton, Whitintun and Casterton, which are in the king's hands till the end of 12 years for the
debts of William de Lancaster to the king, in lease for £779 0s. 1¾d.,
whereof Walter shall pay yearly for 11 years to the said William,
his heirs, &c., 105 m. within a month after Michaelmas and in the
12th year £29 0s. 1¾d., and when the £779 0s. 1¾d. have been paid to
William, they should be allowed to Walter in £3196 9s. 7½d., wherein
he is bound to William by another chyrograph concerning his lands
in Kendale, whereby Walter is bound to pay to William for his land
of Kendale £210 yearly at the terms aforesaid; Bain, Cal. of Scot.
Docs., n. 1968.
1256 Roger de Lancastre released to Peter de Brus and Walter de
Lindeseye his right in the forestry of the forests of Peter and Walter
in Kendale, Lonesdale and Furneys, granted to him by William de
Lancastre, uncle of Peter and Walter; Feet of F., file 4, n. 28.
1256 Notification of Peter de Brus, Walter de Lindesey and the heirs
of William de Lancastre of the gift made by the said William, their
ancestor, to Patrick of Man, clerk, of 100s. yearly for life from the
farm of the fulling-mill of Kyrkeby in Kendale; Trans. C. & W.
A. & A. Soc., n.s., xiii, 68.
William de la Quisine is in mercy for a false claim to a tenement
in Kirkeby in Kendale; Robert son of Eudes de Ormesheved is heir
to his uncle Henry de Ormesheved; ib., 70.
Indult to master Roger, called Pepin, sub-dean of York, to hold
his sub-deanery and prebend together with the church of Kirkeby
in Kendale and on resigning the subdeanery and prebend to accept
another dignity and prebend; 13 Kal. Novembr.; Cal. of Papal
Regist., i, 338.
1258 Peter de Brus is ordered to pay 100 m. a year, and Walter de
Lindeseye 100 m. instead of 420 m. hitherto paid; Cal. Pat. R.,
1258, p. 4.
1267 The archbishop notifies the dean and chapter of York of the
appointment of Sir G. de Salisbiri, chaplain, to the sub-deanery of
York, in the place of master Roger Pepin, deceased, &c. 4 Id.
Februar.; Regist. of Archbp. Giffard, 152.
1267–72 The archbishop, in a letter to the Masters of Arts of the University
of Cambridge, states that he gave the living of Kirkeby in Kendale
to Adam de Northfoulk, according to papal provision; to this their
chancellor, John de Asgarby, objects, &c.; Letters from Northern
Registers, 4; Regist. of Giffard, 201.
1268 Grant to Peter de Brus of a yearly fair on the eve, the feast and
the morrow of the Holy Trinity at his manor of Kirkeby in Kendale;
Cal. Chart. R., ii, 112.
1270 Peter de Brus is answerable for half the debt to the crown of
William de Lancastre, namely £3196 0s. 7½d., and Walter de Lyndeseye pays the other moiety, viz. £3196 0s. 7½d.; Cal. Pat. R., 1270,
pp. 446, 452.
1272 Letters of protection for master Adam de Norffolk, (fn. 10) parson of the
church of Kirkeby in Kendale; ib., 1272, p. 639.
Upon the division of the lands of Peter de Brus the dale of Kentemere in Kendale was assigned to John de Belewe and Ladrina his
wife; all the fees in Kendale and Westmerland to Robert de Ros
and Margaret his wife. The castle of Kirkeby in Kendale and all
Kendale which was in the hands of Peter de Brus at his death were
assigned to Robert de Ros and Margaret his wife, sister and coheir
of the said Peter; Cal. Close R., 1272, pp. 4, 40.
1272 Walter de Lindesay held at his death a moiety of the vill of Kirkeby
in Kendale with a moiety of the mills of Kirkeby in Kendale, Rispeton and Appeltwayt and the fisheries of the water of Kent appurtenant thereto, worth £27 18s. 6d.; out of which 10 marks ought
to be paid yearly to the brethren of the hermitage of St. Mary's
Isle of Wynandermere for ever, according to the said Walter's
charter, and 50s. yearly to Patrick of Man, for his support, by the
gift of William de Lancastre. He also held 15 a. land lying waste
in Brathelaf and Hellesfel, and 4 a. arable under Hellesfel; a free
court worth £8, and rent of free tenants in co. Westmerie £13 17s. 9d.
yearly, 1 niais hawk, 1 pair of spurs, 1 pair of gloves, 3 lbs. of cummin and 5 barbed arrows; Lancs. Inq., pt. i, 236.
1272–83 Roland de Thornburg granted to the canons of Hepp a messuage
in Kirkeby in Kendale, which gift was confirmed by William son of
Walter de Lindesay; Nicholson and Burn, i, 472.
1274 Robert de Ros of Werk held at his death the castle, manor and
vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale, with the moiety of the mills of Rispeton,
Appeltweht, Kirkeby, Patton and Dylaker, the fishery of the Fors,
lands in Helsington, the farms of Grenering and Hugayl, a meadow
called Rispetun-henge, the farms of Beauconquayte, Staveley and
Stirkeland vill, the meadow of Leythilde, the farms of Schalqutatrig,
and Hotun, the farm of tenants in the forest with Schoureschale and
Oxinholme, a shieling, part of the forest of Ridale with Satsondolf, (fn. 11)
Becmelbrid and Curkerdale, the farms of Gresmere with a moiety
of the mill, Langeden with a moiety of the mill and herbage of the
forest, Crostweyt with the farm, herbage and mill, a moiety of
Yverholm, the farm of Chefdor, (fn. 12) Roger's Holme in Wynendamere,
small fisheries above Kirkeby and rent from free tenants in
Westmorland and Kendale; the tenants in Kentemere of John de
Bella Aqua, who married Laderina, one of the sisters and heirs of
Peter de Brus, no longer do suit at the fulling mill of Kirkeby; Cal.
Inq., ii, 49.
1276 Thomas son of William son of Walter arraigned an assize of mort
d'ancestor against Nicholas de Wyresdale touching 3 tenements in
Kyrkeby in Kendale; Dep. Keeper's Rep. 45, app. 220.
1280 Thomas son of John le Mouner arraigned an assize of novel disseisin against William le Clerk of Hoton touching a tenement in
Kirkeby in Kendale; ib., 49, app. 100.
1281 Three-fourths of a fee in co. Westmorland late of Peter de Brus,
which William de Stirkelaund, (fn. 13) Thomas de Pykering, (fn. 14) Roger son of
Gilbert de Lancastre, (fn. 15) Gilbert de Brunolesheved (fn. 16) and Thomas de
Cheney (fn. 17) hold, are assigned to the pourparty of Margaret de Ros;
Cal. Close R., 1281, pp. 90, 106.
Thomas de Derley, a juror; Lancs. Inq., pt. i, 253
1283 William de Lindesey held at his death one moiety of Kirkeby in
Kendale, which Roger de Croft held at farm for £4; the mill there
which renders 26s. 8d. yearly; the moiety of a garden, 2s.; the
moiety of the fishing of Kent used to render 53s. 4d. but is now in
the lord's hands and worth as much; ib., 255.
John son of William Sporeman demands against William son of
John son of Baldwyn 4 a. land in Kyrkeby in Kendale; and against
William le Barkere one messuage in the same place; and against
Aldusa late the wife of John son of Baldwyn one toft in the same
place; De Banco R., Easter, 49, m. 20 d.
1284 Hugh de Louther and Gervase de Whiteby are attorneys for
Ingram de Gynes and Christiana his wife, staying in Scotland; Cal.
Pat. R., 1284, p. 123.
1285 Roger son of Thomas releases to Ingram de Gynes and Christiana
his wife his right in the mills of Kirkeby in Kendale, and rents issuing
therefrom; Cal. Close R. 1285, p. 359.
Alan de Esingwald, official of Anthony bishop of Durham, intruded himself in the church of Kirkeby in Kendale, whereupon the
archbishop attempted to expel him. In this the archbishop was
successful and Alan was excommunicated; Regist. of Archbp. Romeyn,
pt. i, 346.
1287 William de Stirkeland and Robert le Engleys are to enforce the
statute of Winchester for the preservation of the peace in co. Westmorland; Cal. Pat. R., 1287, p. 264.
1290 Indult to William de Hamelton, at the request of the king, whom
he served in the chancery, to retain the archdeaconry of York in
addition to the churches of Embleton, Micheldever and Sawbridgeworth and the moiety of Kirkebi in Kendale, &c.; Cal. of Papal
Regist., i, 517.
1290 Letters of protection for 2 years for master Alan de Esingwald,
parson of a mediety of the church of Kirkeby in Kendale, going to
the court of Rome; Cal. Pat. R. 1290, p. 338.
1295 Commission to certain persons to try those who broke the houses
of Walter de Maydenestane, parson of a mediety of the church of
Kirkeby in Kendale, at Kirkeby in Kendale, while he was on the
King's service in Wales and carried away his goods, &c.; ib., 1295,
pp. 159, 161.
Similar commission touching those who carried away the goods
of Margaret de Ros of Werk at Kirkeby in Kendale; ib., 160.
William Polle, attorney of Matthew de Redman, impleaded Richard
de Welflet, Ralph his brother and William son of Peter for taking
the goods of the same Matthew at Kyrkeby in Kendale to the value
of £10; De Banco R., Easter, 108, m. 110d.
1296 Master Alan de Essyngwalde impleaded Richard le Orffevre of
Kyrkeby in Kendale and others for assaulting him at Kyrkeby in
Kendale; ib., Trin., 114, m. 85.
Master Alan de Hesingwold impleaded Baldwin de Shepesheved
that he render an account of the time that he was his bailiff in
Kyrkeby in Kendal; ib., m. 96d.
1297 Margaret de Ros is in mercy for default. She was summoned to
answer Hugh de Louther of a plea that she render to him 3 robes
which are in arrears of an annual render of one robe. Hugh says
that the said Margaret in the town of Kirkeby in Kendale in 12
Edward I bound herself to give to the said Hugh one robe yearly
for life at Christmas at the castle of Kirkeby in Kendale. She now
owes 3 robes, to his injury to the value of 100s.; ib., Easter, 118,
Thomas son of Simon Beauvallet demands against Nicholas le
Bercher of Kirkeby in Kendale and Adam Underwode one messuage
in Kirkeby in Kendale; ib., m. 117.
Margaret de Ros, in her widowhood, gave to her son, William de
Ros the castle of Kirkeby in Kendale with the demesnese there, 2
parks, 2 vivaries, meadow-land, the mill of the vivary with 45 a. of
the demesnes of Helsington next (propinquiores) the vill of Kirkeby,
the hamlets of Skathwaytrigg, Hoton, Hay, Stirkland Randolph,
with the meadow of Laythild, and Grenrige, with the tenements
which William son of Adam and Henry de Withfalsheved hold in
Hogayl, with the mills of the said hamlets, together with the mills
of Patton, Dylacre and a moiety of the mill of Respeton, with a
moiety of the fees, rents and services of the free (men) which belonged
to her of the inheritance of Peter de Brus, her brother, together with
the advowson of the hospital of St. Leonard by Kirkeby in Kendale,
and with the moiety of her part of the vill of Kirkeby and the moiety
of the whole profit (commoditas) of the same vill, of her free court
there, of her fishery 'del Fors,' and of the woods of Le Hay, Severgh,
Threlesgrope, Mountjowe and Brendewode; to hold to him and the
heirs of his body, with remainder to Marmaduke de Thweng and the
heirs of his body. Witnesses: John de Lancastre, Ingram de Gynes,
Roger de Burton, William de Stirkeland, Richard de Preston, Thomas
de Pikeryng and Matthew de Redeman, Knights; Walter de Stirkeland, Nicholas de Grendon; Reg. of D. at Levens; Cal. Pat. R.
1297, p. 304.
1297 Roger de la Cosine was summoned to answer Nicholas de Leyburne and Margery his wife of a plea that he render to them 3 charters
which he has unjustly detained. They say that one John le Procuratur enfeoffed the same Nicholas and Margery of 50 a. land in
Kirkeby in Kendale; the charters came to the hands of Joan, now
wife of the said Roger, and Roger detains the same. Afterwards Roger
produced the charters in court and returned them to Nicholas, but
because he did not return them before he is in mercy; De Banco
R., Easter, 118, m. 93d.
The master of the Knights Templars in England impleaded Ingram
de Gynes and Christiana his wife that they render to him 50s. which
are in arrears of a yearly rent of 20s. which they owe to him; ib.,
William de Hamilton, archdeacon of York, Henry de Dunolm,
master Geoffrey parson of the church of Great Loudon, executors
of the will of Hugh de Kendale, implead Ingram de Gynes that he
render to them £24 which he has unjustly detained; ib., m. 186,
1298 John son of Grecius de Kendale replevies to Walter de Stirkeland
his land which had been seized for Walter's default against Agnes
late the wife of John de Warrewyk; Cal. Close R. 1298, p. 217.
1301 Margaret de Ros conveys by fine to William son of Margaret de
Ros 2 messuages, 31 carucates and 45 a. land, 5 mills and the moiety
of 3 mills, in Helsington, Scalethwaytrig, Hoton, Hay, Stirkeland
Randolf, Grenerig, Hogayl, Patton, Dilaker, the advowson of the
hospital of St. Leonard by Kyrkeby in Kendale, the castle of Kirkeby
in Kendale and a fourth part of the manor of Kyrkeby in Kendale;
and £10 2s. 0½d. of rent, a rent of one sparrow-hawk, three pounds of
pepper, two pounds of cummin, one pound of wax and twelve arrows
and two-thirds of one knight's tee in Burton, Mannsergh, Preston
Richard, Lupton, Henecastre, Kylington, Frithebank, Berghes, Socbrede, Tyregh, Stirkeland Roger, Slegille, Banandesdale, Little
Stirkeland, Conyngeswyke, Brathelake, Tranthewayt, Barton, Melcanthorp, Midelton, Staynton, Licbergh, Haverbreke, Stirkeland
Ketel, Crok, Patton, Ulvethwayt, Astthewayt and Stirkeland
Randolph, co. Westmorland, and the tenth part of one knight's fee
in Leghton and Yealand Coygners, co. Lancaster, to hold (as in the
donor's charter); Lancs. Fines, pt. i, 214.
1302 Licence for the abbot and convent of St. Mary's, York, towards
the relief of their impoverished condition, to appropriate the church
of Kirkeby in Kendale, which is of their own patronage and consists
of two medieties, on condition that they appropriate none of its
chapels, if there are any; Cal. Pat. R. 1302, p. 20.
1303 Margaret de Ros obtains seisin of the moiety of a messuage in
Kyrkeby in Kendale, which Roger de Standplogh, who was hanged
for felony, held of her. William de Kyrkeby in Kendale ought to
answer for the King's year and day; Cal. Close R. 1303, p. 17.
Roger de la Quisine (de Coquina) and Richard de Derley, jurors
on an inquest; Lancs. Inq., pt. i, 311.
1306 Provision of a canonry and prebend of York for Walter de Maydenstan and licence to hold the mediety of Kirkebi in Kendale and other
benefices in England and France, he not being in priest's orders;
Cal. of Papal Regist., ii, 6, 12–13.
1307 Margaret de Ros held at her death a moiety of the barony of Kendale, except the dale of Kentmer, of the King in chief for 1 fee; out
of which moiety she enfeoffed Roger de Lancastre of the dale of
Ridale; William de Ros, her son, of the castle of Kirkeby in Kendale
with a 4th part of the vill &c. (as in her charter); and Marmaduke
de Thweng of the manor of Helsington &c.; Margaret and Isabel,
daughters of Robert de Ros of Werk, aged 15 and 12, are her next
heirs in blood; Cal. Inq., iv, 284.
1309 Commission of "oyer and terminer" to certain persons, on complaint by the abbot of St. Mary's, York, parson of the church of
Kyrkeby in Kendale, that Walter de Styrkeland and others assaulted
his servants, sent to carry the tithe corn and hay of his church, and
also Roger the vicar (fn. 18) and the other chaplains and clerks appointed
to celebrate divine service in that church, hindered them in the
discharge of the same, trampled down and consumed his corn and
hay and took away the horses from his waggons and impounded
them; Cal. Pat. R. 1309, p. 129.
1309 Grant to Marmaduke de Tweng and William de Ros of Kendale
of market and fair at their manor of Kyrkeby in Kendale; Cal.
Chart. R. iii, 130.
1310 William de Ros of Kendale held at his death the castle of Kirkeby
in Kendale, in bad repair, 2 granges and an ox house, all out of repair
and worth nothing; the mastership of the hospital of St. Leonard
by the castle, which is in the gift of the said William and ought to
support a master, 2 chaplains celebrating divine service and 4 lepers
dwelling there, is worth £8 13s. 4d.; a garden with fruit worth 12d.;
160 a. of demesne land, worth 53s. 4d.; 15 a. meadow, worth 22s. 6d.;
a park around the castle, of which the herbage is worth 4s., and
another park, worth 15s.; the said William's share of the fishery of
Kent, worth 30s.; the 4th part of the vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale
with the hamlets and mills, held by the service of the moiety of
three fourths of a fee; Thomas his son, aged 3½, is his heir; Cal.
Inq., v, 118.
Free tenants of the pourparty of William de Ros in the vill of
Kyrkeby in Kendale: Baldwin de Scheppeshefed holds a toft for
15d.; Roger de Mora (?) 1½ toft for 9d.; John de Camera a messuage,
rendering 4 arrows; Adam son of Ranulf a messuage for 2d; Richard
the tailor a messuage for 1d.; 36 tofts (fn. 19) each worth 6d. yearly; an
orchard worth 18d.; the measure (mensura) of the vill of Kyrkeby
extends to 3s. yearly; the dye house (tynctura) in the said vill extends
to 5s. yearly; the herbage of Kyrkeby-banck is worth 15d.; the
perquisites of the court of pleas of the same vill and the free court
extend to 6s. yearly; Inq. p.m., 3 Edw. II, n. 54.
Dower is to be assigned to Elizabeth late wife of William de Ros
of Kendale; Cal. Close R., 1310, p. 213.
William prior of Conyngesheved, Richard de Gosefeld, canon of
that house, master Adam de Langedale, John de Wassyngton, Roger
Croy of Kyrkeby Kendale, William de Wederhale, Roger de Burgh,
William le Turner, Robert le Clerk and Philip le Baker were charged
with entering the abbot of Whiteby's chapel of Overton, co. Westmorland, carrying away his goods, assaulting his monks, men and
servants; Cal. Pat. R. 1310, p. 255.
1310–20 Gilbert de Brunnoleshefd granted to Roger son of Thomas de
Lancastre, for his service rendered and to be rendered during his
life, a messuage in the vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale, lying near the
tenement of master William, the said Roger's brother, on the one
side, and the messuage of Baldwyn de Schepeshefd on the other,
to hold for 1d. at Christmas. Witnesses: Robert de Wessington,
Baldwyn de Schepeshefd, Roland de Patton, Thomas son of William,
Robert the smith, William son of John; D. at Levens.
1311 The custody of the lands late of William de Ros of Kirkeby was
granted to William de Sulleye, free from all payments, in enlargement
of a former grant (fn. 20) to him of that custody during the minority of
the heir, subject to rendering to the Exchequer any issues of the
lands in excess of £44 a year, and of the marriage of the heir; Cal.
Pat. R. 1311, p. 355.
1313 Among the adherents of Thomas earl of Lancaster who were
pardoned for complicity in the death of Peter de Gaveston were:
Matthew de Redeman, Roger de Brounolvesheved, John de Brounolvesheved, Nicholas de Leyburne, Robert de Leyburne and Marmaduke de Twenge; ib., 1313, p. 22.
1316 Confirmation of a grant to Roger de Kernetteby, vicar of the
church of Kirkeby in Kendale, of the custody, during the minority
of the heir, of two parts of the lands late of William de Ros of Kirkeby
in Kendale and Westmerland, made by William de Sulleye ("Sulle"),
to whom the king lately granted the said custody, together with the
knights' fees, advowsons of churches, etc. to hold until the full age
of the heir together with the marriage of the heir; ib. 1316, p. 452.
Grant to Roger de Kendale, (fn. 21) king's clerk, of the custody of the
hospital of St. Leonard without Kirkeby, in the king's gift by reason
of his custody of the land and heir of William de Ros of Kendale,
deceased; ib., 551.
William son of William the tailor of Kyrkeby in Kendale granted
to Roger de Brunolsheved his tenement in the said vill, lying between
that of William Dodan and the Kent. Witnesses: John de Derley,
Thomas de Levenys, Richard de Derley, Thomas Fatting, Ellis son
of Gilbert, (fn. 22) Roger Fatting, Thomas the clerk; D. at Levens.
Ellen late the wife of Robert son of Adam de Staveley released to
Roger de Brunoleshefd the tenement in the vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale which he has of the gift and feoffment of Cicely, her daughter.
Witnesses: John de Wessington, Roland de Patton, Thomas Daunay
('de Alneto'), John de Derley, Peter son of Margaret, master William
de Soureby, Roger son of Thomas de Lancastre; ib.
Thomas son of William son of Walter granted to Roger de Brunoleshefd his tenement in Kyrkeby in Kendale lying between the land of
Roger de Brunoleshefd and the tenement of Wymarc Tod. Witnesses: John de Wessington, Thomas Daunay, Thomas de Levenes,
master William de Soureby, John Aber, Adam Otteway and Roger
son of Thomas de Lancaster; ib.
1323 Marmaduke de Thweng held at his death the manor of Helsington
in Kendale, a 4th part of the vill of Kirkeby in Kendale with . . . .
rendering 20s. yearly, 10 tenants who hold freely and render 5s.
yearly, the 4th part of the court of the said vill, worth 12d. yearly,
and a fourth part of the fishery of Le Fors, a moiety of the hamlet
of Crostquat, the hamlets of Staveley and Hogayl, a moiety of the
hamlets of Grassmere and Langdene, an isle in Winandremere called
Roger holme and herbage at Sategill and Heynerholm (extent), which
lands he granted to William his son for life; William his son, aged
30, is his heir; Cal. Inq., v, 239; Lancs. Inq., pt. 2, 148.
Long before his death Marmaduke de Tweng granted to William
his son, land in Helsyngton, Kirkeby in Kendale and in cos. Lancaster
and York; Cal. Close R., 1323, p. 55.
1324 Ingram de Gynes held at his death the moiety of the barony of
Kendale, of the inheritance of Christiana his wife, of the king in
chief for the moiety of a barony, viz.: divers burgages in Kirkeby
in Kendale which ought to render 40s. and now render only 6s. by
reason of the destruction by the Scots; Kirkeby-bankes, Braithlagh
and the farm of wyndels there render 4s.; stallage and the court of
the borough there ought to be worth 26s. 8d., but now nothing by
reason of the destruction by the Scots; divers free tenants in Kendale
and Westmorland hold freely divers tenements of the moiety of the
said barony and ought to render of blanche farm £14 11s. 4½d., but
now only £11 4s. by reason of the destruction by the Scots; the
fishery in the water of Keent ought to be worth £4 yearly, but now
only 40s.; pleas and perquisites of courts are worth 6s. 8d., but
should be worth 13s. 4d. yearly; William his son, aged 36, is his
heir; Chan. Inq. p.m., 17 Edw. II, n. 60.
1325 Pardon to Richard le Taillour for acquiring in fee from Margaret
de Ros the moiety of messuage in Kirkeby in Kendale; Cal. Pat.
R. 1325, p. 126.
July 11. Writ to the escheator to take the proof of age of Thomas
son of William de Ros, who was born at Kirkeby in Kendale and
baptized in the church of the Holy Trinity there, who says he is of
full age and seeks his lands &c. which are in the wardship of Richard
de Hodeleston by the demise of John de Darcy, to whom William
de Soley, who had the same by the King's commission, surrendered
it. [The proof of age is missing]; Cal. Inq., vi, 453.
1327 At the accession of Edward III, among the numerous body of
men to whom a general pardon was granted, was the name of John
Warde of Kendale; Cal. Pat. R., 1327, pp. 48, 50.
1328 Ratification of a grant made in 1326 to Roger de Kendale of the
custody of the hospital of St. Leonard without Kirkeby in Kendale;
ib., 1328, p. 204.
Thomas de Ros, son and heir of William de Ros of Kendale, has
proved his age and obtains seisin of his father's land; ib., 1328, p. 264.
1329 Pardon to Roger Fattyng of Kirkeby in Kendale, who lately aided
the king when he took the field against certain rebels, for the death
of Thomas son of Gilbert de Styrkelandketel; ib., 1329, p. 415.
1332 Subsidy of a fifteenth in Kirkeby in Kendale:—
|Peter son of M[argare]te
|John de Halleheved
|Roger de Wacedale
|Roger Tailor (cissor)
|Nicholas de Pa[tton]
|Robert de Asb' [Askeby?]
|Hugh de Vi[kers?]
|John son of Richard
|Henry son of John
|Ellis son of Gyliot
Sum of goods £35 17s. 6d., whereof to the king £2 7s. 10d.; Excheq.
Lay Subsidies, Westmorld. 195, 1A.
1333 Grant, of special grace and at the request of the count of Hainault,
to Christiana, late the wife of Ingelram de Gynes, and her heirs of
a yearly fair at their manor of Kyrkeby in Kendale, on the eve, the
feast and the morrow of St. Luke the Evangelist (17–19 October);
Cal. Chart. R. iv, 298.
1334 James de Douuebiggyng of Kirkeby in Kendale acknowledges a
debt of 6 m. to the abbot of St. Mary's, York; Cal. Close R. 1334,
Christiana de Gynes held at her death in the vill of Kirkeby in
Kendale divers tenants in burgage who render 20s., Kirkeby bank
and Brahelagh and the farm of wyndells there render 20s., stallage
and the court of the burgesses render 2s., free tenants in Kendal
and Westmerland render £10, the fishery of the water of Kente is
worth £3 yearly; the said Christiana held the moiety of the barony
of Kendale of the king in chief by the service of the moiety of a
barony, namely 1¼ fee; she died on Friday after St. Lucy the Virgin,
7 Edward III; William de Coucy, son of the said Christiana, aged
55, is her next heir; Chan. Inq. p.m., 8 Edw. III, 1st nos., n. 74.
1334 Wheeras divers lands late of Christiana de Gynes, tenant in chief,
had passed into the king's hands on her death, whilst they were in
the king's hands, William de Coucy, who has been proved by inquest
to be her son and heir and of full age, by deed granted to William
de Coucy his son, certain manors in co. Lancaster, and the manor
of Wynandermere with a moiety of the vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale,
lands in Casterton, with the mills there and the advowsons of the
chapels of Wynandermere, Marieholme and Gressemere, without
having done homage and fealty to the king or of livery made of
them in the usual manner; the king at the request of the count of
Hainault, his father, has pardoned those trespasses and also the
relief which William de Coucy, the father, ought to have rendered,
and ratifies the grant to William, son of the said William, having
taken his homage and restored the land to him; Cal. Pat. R. 1334,
p. 560; 1340, p. 69.
1335 Commission of "oyer and terminer," on the complaint of William
de Coucy that Thomas de Ros of Kendale, William and Robert his
brother, Thomas de Levenes, John de Levenes, Adam de la Solare
(alibi Celere) of Kyrkeby in Kendale, Roger son of Adam Otteway
of Kyrkeby in Kendale, Robert de Capplesheved, Patrick de Shepesheved, William de Aldehargh and others broke his park at "Hoton
in the Haye," hunted there and carried away his deer; ib. 1335,
pp. 146, 216, 291, 297.
Alexander son of Henry le Potter demands against Alexander
Dounay of Kirkeby in Kendale one messuage in the same place;
De Banco R., Hil., 301, m. 49.
1336 Roger le Taillour of Kirkeby in Kendale is in mercy for default.
He was attached to answer Robert de Eglesfeld of a plea that he
with John Bewell of Kirkeby on Kendale took 220 lambs of the
said Robert at Burgh, value £12; ib., Mich., 308, m. 456d.
1337 William de Tweng, Thomas de Ros of Kendale, William de Ros
of Kendale, Robert de Ros of Kendale, Thomas de Levenes and
others are in mercy for default. They were summoned to answer
William de Coucy of a plea that, whereas the said William holds a
moiety of the manor of Kyrkeby in Kendale and William de Tweng
and Thomas de Ros the other moiety, a market was held at the
manor each Saturday, William taking half the tolls, &c. and William
and Thomas the other half; the said William de Tweng and the
others assaulted the servants of William de Coucy while they were
collecting his half of the tolls and prevented them from taking the
same. The defendants do not acknowledge that they have a market
at Kirkeby in Kendale and say that they, the said William de Tweng
and Thomas de Ros, have a fair at Kirkeby in Kendale every year
on the eve of the Holy Trinity, the day and the morrow of the same,
of which fair Marmaduke de Tweng, father of the same William,
whose heir he is, and William de Ros, father of the same Thomas de
Ros, whose heir he is, died seised, and that the day of the supposed
assault was the day of the fair of the said William de Tweng and
Thomas de Ros, and that Thomas de Levenes and the others, as the
servants of William and Thomas, collected the toll and profits belonging to the said fair. The plea was adjourned.; ib., Hil., 309,
m. 307 d.
1340 Grant, of special grace, to William de Coucy and his heirs of free
warren in all their demesne lands, inter alia in Wynandermere, Stirkeland Ketel, Gressemere, Langedon, Amelsat, Troutebek, Apelthwayt,
Lolton (sic), Crosthwayt, Hoton in T'haye, Casterton and Kirkeby
Kendale, co. Westmorland; and licence to impark his woods of
Troutebeck, Hoton, Mourholm and Aldepark and to hold them so
imparked to him and his heirs without impediment from the king
and his ministers, &c.; Cal. Chart. R., iv, 485.
William de Twenge held at his death at Kirkeby in Kendale the
rent of free tenants, £6; fee farm of free tenants in Kendale and
elsewhere in co. Westmorland, 60s. yearly; perquisites of court in
the manor aforesaid (Helsington) and tenements (in Kendale) are
worth 6s. 8d., and not more by reason of the poverty of the tenants;
Robert de Twenge, parson of the church of Warton, brother of the
said William, aged 40 and more, is his next heir; Chan. Inq.
p.m., 14 Edw. III, 1st nos., n. 31.
Roger de Brunoleshefd demised to Adam "del Celere" and Margaret his wife, for their lives in survivorship, his tenement of waste
land in the vill of Kyrkeby in Kendale, lying between the tenement
of John Daunay and that of Robert de Romundby, to hold for 2s.
yearly. Witnesses: John de Wessington, William de Thorneburgh,
Thomas Warde, Alexander de Daunay, Piers son of Margaret, John
Warde. Dated at Kyrkeby in Kendale on Saturday next before
St. Lawrence the Martyr, 14 Edward III; D. at Levens.
1342 William de Coucy, younger, died on Wednesday after Candlemas,
16 Edward III (6 February, 1342). Ingelram (his elder brother),
was his next heir. Joan del Strother, relict of the said William,
afterwards married John de Coupeland, the captor of king David II
of Scotland; The Genealogist, n.s., iv, 90.
1343 Commission to Thomas de Roos of Kendale, Thomas de Dent and
Marmaduke de Tweng to make inquests in the wapentake of Kendale,
co. Westmorland, touching the frequent breaches of the peace now
reported there and to arrest and imprison until further orders those
found guilty by the inquests; Cal. Pat. R. 1343, p. 93.
1344 Presentation of William de Slaytburn to the vicarage of the church
of Kirkeby Kendale (12 March); ib., 1344, p. 217.
Notification to Robert de Wodehous, archdeacon of Richmond,
that the king has revoked his presentation of William de Swyneflete,
king's clerk, to the vicarage of the church of Kirkeby Kendale, as
void by the death of William de Slaytebourn, because the latter is
alive and well (30 March); ib., 220.
Notification to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer that
the king has reserved to his chamber inter alia the manor of Kirkeby
in Kendale with its members in co. Westmorland; Cal. Close R.
1344, p. 303.
Grant and demise at farm to the king's kinswoman, Mary de St.
Paul, countess of Pembroke, of a moiety of the manor of Kyrkeby
in Kendale with its members, co. Westmorland, the manor of
Mourholm with Kerneford and Lyndeheved, a moiety of the manor
of Wyresdale and a moiety of the vill of Ulvereston, co. Lancaster,
late of William de Coucy, and 16 messuages, a mill, 8 bovates and
60 a. land, 80 a. meadow and 12d. of yearly rent in Thornton in
Lonesdale, co. York, late of Ingelgram son of Ingelram de Gynes,
and in the king's hands, to hold for 3 years, rendering yearly in the
chamber at the Tower of London £174 6s. 11d. at which the premises
are extended, and £66 13s. 4d. of increment beyond, saving to the
king knights' fees, advowsons of churches, wards and marriages;
so that she maintain the houses, mills and others buildings at her
own costs, without committing waste or destruction or extortions,
damages or injuries voluntary or unjust against any tenant; Cal.
Fine R., 1344, p. 357.
1345 Ratification of the estate of John de Bokham as vicar of the church
of Kirkeby in Kendale; Cal. Pat. R. 1345, p. 467.
1346 Extension of the demise made in 1344 to the same countess, from
January 28, 1347, for a term of 8 years, rendering (as above) £194
16d., whereof £53 19s. 4d. are increment beyond the extent; Cal.
Fine R., 1346, p. 455.
1347 Commission to 6 persons (including Thomas de Bethum) to make
an extent of the value of the knights' fees, &c. belonging inter alia
to a moiety of the manor of Kirkeby in Kendale with its members,
and of the value of the park and the several wood upon Le Bredewood,
the wood in the island of Wynandermere, of a moiety of the wood
called Richemerfeld, of the wood of Crosthwayt called Brendewode
and of the wood of Aynerholm, which have come into the king's
hands as escheats after the death of William de Coucy; Cal. Pat. R.
1347, p. 395.
1348 Pardon for William de Syggeswyk and Alice his wife, for ½ mark,
of their trespass in acquiring an estate in fee from John de Bewele
in a moiety of a messuage in Kirkeby in Kendale which the said
John had acquired from Richard Taillour, who held in chief, and for
entering the same without the king's licence; ib., 1348, p. 124.
The king has created John de Coupeland a banneret for his service
in taking David de Bruys, styling himself king of Scotland, in the
battle of Durham and has granted to him £500 yearly, namely inter
alia a moiety of the manor of Kirkeby in Kendale with the members
and lands in cos. Lancaster and York, late of William de Coucy and
escheated to the king after his death to the yearly value of £231 8s.
9¼d., saving to the king the several wood above Le Bradewode, the
wood below the island of Wynandermere, a moiety of the wood
called Richemerfeld, the wood of Crosthewayt called Brendewod and
the wood of Aynerholm and the knights' fees and advowsons; Cal.
Close R., 1348, pp. 453, 554.
1350 The king granted to John de Coupeland, in consideration of his
service in war and of his vigorous action in the battle of Durham,
where he took David de Bruys, self styled king of Scotland, and
freely delivered him to the king, for which the king created John a
banneret, to maintain that estate, inter alia the manor of Coghull
(in Thornton), co. York, and a moiety of the manor of Kirkeby in
Kendale with its members, and a moiety of the manor of Ulverston,
which belonged to William de Coucy, to the yearly value of £231
8s. 9¼d., at which they are extended, in part satisfaction of £500 a
year granted to him, saving to the king the several woods (described
above); and grant also of the manors of Morholm, Warton, Carneford and Lyndeheved, to the value of £78 5s. 11d. yearly; ib.,
1350, p. 179; 1354, p. 18.