Inquisitions
1 & 2 Philip and Mary (1553-55)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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G.S. Fry (editor)

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1896

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126-135

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'Inquisitions: 1 & 2 Philip and Mary (1553-55)', Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 1 (1896), pp. 126-135. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65873 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Richard Tate, knight.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 25 May, 1 Mary [1554], before Thomas White, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Richard Tate, knight, by the oath of John Berde, Robert Shurlocke, Thomas Ellis, William Bessewike . . . . Guy Wood, Edmund Evere, John Alborough, Nicholas Small, Henry Kettell, William Killen, Humphrey Welles (?), Richard Henman and George Horde, who say that

Richard Tate, knight, was seised of all those messuages late in the tenure of Henry Clytherowe, situate in the parish of the Blessed Mary Wulchurche, formerly belonging to the late Monastery or House of the Carthusians near the City of London now dissolved, 1 messuage with 1 garden adjoining late in the tenure of Jeronimus Shelton, gent., lying in the parish of St. Ellen, within the close of the late Priory of St. Helen within the City of London, now dissolved and formerly belonging to the same; 2 messuages late in the tenure of Christopher Jane situate in the parish of St. Mary Magdalene in Old "Piscaria" called Old Fishe strete, to the late Priory of St. Elen formerly belonging; the messuage called the Sonne alias the Salutacion; the messuage and tenement thereto adjoining late in the tenure of John Alen and Agnes his wife, situate in the parish of St. Olave next London Bridge, to the said late Priory sometime belonging; all that parcel of land called a timberyard and 2 houses called a storehouse and a working house to the said land adjoining, late in the tenure of John Walker, situate in the parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate sometime belonging to the late Monastery of the Minoresses without Aldgate, now dissolved; all that messuage and tenement late in the tenure of Henry Cletherowe, the messuage late in the tenure of Thomas Hancocke and now in the occupation of Thomas Smyth, being in the street of Cornhill, to wit, within the parish of St. Mary Wolchurche to the said late Monastery or House of the Carthusians lately belonging; 1 garden with a messuage and tenement therein built late in the tenure of Stephen Pecock, citizen and Alderman of London, and now in the occupation of William Tayllor, citizen and haberdasher of London, situate next to the water of the Thames, to wit, within the walls and precincts of the late Priory of the Black Preaching Friars of London, and to the same formerly belonging, all that garden with the messuage and tenement built therein late in the tenure of Christopher Harbottell situate next the water of the Thames, to wit, within the walls of the said late Priory of the Black Preaching Friars; a messuage and tenement called the platter and all the shops, cellars and buildings thereto belonging, late in the tenure of William Hebbe, situate in Soperlane, to wit, within the parish of St. Pancras in Westchepe to the late Monastery of Hallywell, co. Middlesex belonging; 1 messuage and tenement in the tenure of Richard Batall lying in Soperlane aforesaid, to the said late Monastery of Hallywell belonging; 1 large messuage and tenement lately demised to the Wardens of the Goldsmiths of London situate in the parish of St. Peter in Westchepe, to the said late Monastery of Haliwell sometime belonging, being parcel of the possessions thereof; all which premises the said Richard Tate lately had to himself and his heirs of the grant of King Henry VIII, as by his Letters Patent dated 25 March, in the 34th year [1543] of his reign, more fully appears.

Richard Tate was likewise seised of 2 messuages and 1 wharf adjoining the same, lying in the parish of St. Michael of Quenehith, late in the tenure of Richard Townesende and now in the tenure of Henry Bertlett.

So seised, the said Richard Tate for the performance of certain covenants contained in certain indentures quadripartite dated 24. May, 6 Edward VI [1552], made between himself of the one part, Richard Pauncefote of Hasfield, co. Gloucester, esq., of the second part, Bartholomew Tate, esq., son and heir of Bartholomew Tate, knight, deceased, of the third part, and Anthony Woode of Colkingworthe, co. Northampton, of the fourth part, levied a fine at Westminster on the Morrow of Holy Trinity, 6 Edward VI [1552], before Edward Montague and others, between Francis Morgan, Thomas Phillipps and William Fuldo, plaintiffs, and the said Richard Tate and Anthony Wood, deforciants, of all the said premises, by the name of 30 messuages, 20 gardens, and 1 wharf, in the parishes of the Blessed Mary Wolchurche, St. Ellen, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Olave, St. Pancras, St. Peter in the Westchepe, St. Michael in Quenehith and the Black Fryers, and 2 messuages and 1 acre of land in the parish of St. Botolph Without Algate, to the use of the said Richard Tate for his natural life; and after his decease, to the use of his executors for one whole year, to fulfil his will; at the end of that time, then as to 1 moiety of all the said premises to the use of the said Bartholomew Tate and his heirs for ever, and the other moiety to the use of the said Richard Pauncefote and his heirs for ever. And the said wharf and the 2 messuages in the said parish of St. Michael to the use of the said Anthony Wood and his heirs for ever.

All the said premises, except the 2 messuages and the wharf in the said parish of St. Michael, are held of the Queen in chief by the service of the 20th part of a knight's fee. The said 2 messuages and the wharf are held of the Queen in free socage, by fealty only and not in chief: all the said premises are worth per ann., clear, £36.

Richard Tate died 27 March last past; John Bewphoo and Richard Pauncefote are his kinsmen and next heirs, to wit, the said John is the son and heir of John Bewphoo (fn. 1) [who married] one of the sisters (soror) [sic] of the said Richard Tate, and the said Richard Pauncefote is son and heir of Henry Pauncefote, and — his wife another of the sisters and heirs of the said Richard; the said John Bewphoo is now aged 26 years, and the said Richard Pauncefote 40 years and more.

Inq. p.m., 1 Mary, No. 62.

Jasper Allyn, citizen and draper.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 26 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1554], before Thomas White, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Jasper Allyn, citizen and draper of London, by the oath of Thomas Pawley, Thomas Blunt, John Stocker, Richard Cooke, William Allyn, William Lyvers, Robert Spencer, George Forman, Henry Grover, Robert Dunkyns, John Draner, John Arthur, William Dawkes, Thomas Michell, Roger Woolhowse and Thomas Hilton, who say that

Jasper Allyn was seised of 1 messuage with the shops, cellars, sollars, curtilage and garden, situate in the parish of St. Gabriel Fanchurch, and 2 messuages with the shops, cellars, vaults, etc., to the same belonging, lying in the parish of St. Nicholas Acon in London.

So seised, the said Jasper made his will in the said parish of St. Nicholas, on 4 November, 1548, whereby he bequeathed to Katherine his wife the said messuage in the said parish of St. Gabriel for the term of her life; and after her decease the remainder thereof to John his son and his heirs for ever. He further willed that the said 2 messuages in the parish of St. Nicholas should remain to William Allyn his son and Margery his daughter. All the said premises are held of the Queen in free burgage and common socage, and are worth per ann., clear, £10 8s. 8d.

Jasper Allyn died in London 11 July, 1551; John Allyn is his son and next heir, and is now aged 8 years and more.

The said Katherine late the wife of the said Jasper, and the said William Allyn and Margery Allyn still survive.

Inq. p.m., 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, p. 2, No. 10.

Ralph Davenant, citizen and merchant tailor.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 26 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1554], before Thomas White, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Ralph Davenant, citizen and merchant tailor of London, by the oath of Thomas Pawley, Thomas Blunt, John Stocker, Richard Cooke, William Allyn, William Lyvers, Robert Spencer, George Forman, Henry Grover, Robert Dunkyns, John Draner, John Arthur, William Dawkes, Thomas Michell, Roger Woolhowse and Thomas Hylton, who say that

Ralph Davenant was seised of 1 tenement called the Pye in the Ryall (sic) situate in the parish of St. Michael, called Pater Noster Church near the Royall (sic), then or late in the tenure of Ralph Walton, sometime belonging to the late Priory of Elsingspitell, and all the houses, buildings, shops, etc., to the said tenement belonging; also 1 messuage called the signe of the Bell, and 1 garden thereto adjoining, now or late in the tenure of William Page, of London, clothworker, situate in the parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate, London; 2 messuages adjoining the Bell, in the tenure of the said William Page, abutting upon Morelane on the west, upon Morefield on the east, and upon the land of the late Fraternity of the Blessed Mary of Barkyng upon the south; 4 messuages lately demised to John Rychmonde, now in the tenure of John Pygott, situate in Morelane in the said parish of St. Giles, late parcel of the possessions of the late Chapel of All Saints Barking; 1 cottage and 1 "tenteryard" lately demised to Robert Smyth, now in the tenure of Nicholas Lacye and Walter Porter, situate in Morelane; and 1 large tenement called the Maydenhede in Morelane, sometime belonging to the late Chapel of All Saints Barking, and parcel of the possessions thereof.

So seised, the said Ralph Davenant, on 1 November, 1552, by his will bequeathed to John Davenant, senior, his son and to his heirs for ever the said tenement called the Bell and all other the tenements, gardens, "teyntergroundes" and "teynters" thereto belonging; also the large tenement called the Maydenhede, with the gardens, "teyntors" and "Teyntergroundes" adjoining. To his second son James Davenant testator willed the messuage called the Pye situate in the Ryall, wherein Thomas Dowdall then dwelt: to hold to the sole use of the said James and his heirs for ever.

The tenement called the Pye and the premises thereto belonging are held of the Queen in free and common burgage only and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £6 6s. 8d. The messuage called the Bell, the garden and 2 messuages thereto adjoining, and the cottage and "Taynteryarde," are held of the Queen by fealty only in free burgage and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £9 4s. 8d.

[Date of death not given.]

John Davenant is the next heir of the said Ralph Davenant, and is aged 15 years.

Inq. p.m., 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, p. 2, No. 25.

John Vandernot.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 26 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [1554], before Thomas Whyte, Mayor and escheator, by virtue of his Office, after the death of John Vandernot, by the oath of Thomas Pawley, Thomas Blunt, John Stocker, Richard Cooke, William Allyn, William Lyvers, Robert Spencer, George Forman, Henry Grover, Robert Dunkyns, John Draner, John Arthur, William Dawkes, Thomas Mychell, Roger Woolhouse and Thomas Hylton, who say that

John Vandernot was seised of 1 capital messuage and 1 garden, in the parish of Jesus Christ, London, now in the tenure of Anthony Robertson, esq.; 1 messuage and 1 garden in the said parish, now in the tenure of John Hilton, gent., 1 messuage with the houses and buildings, and 1 waste place of land with divers sheds with the said messuage demised, extending from the Gate of the Friars Minors called the Gray Freres up to the Gate of the parish Church aforesaid [sic], formerly in the tenure of John Wyseman, Agnes Lego and Thomas Ayre, now in the tenure of John Hyll, Anthony Robertson and Richard Ferrer; 1 messuage in the said parish now in the tenure of — Corbet, gent., 1 messuage and 1 garden in the said parish, now in the tenure of John Feryx (?); 1 tenement with a stable and 1 house called a hayhowse in the said parish, now in the tenure of George Beamound and John Banyster; 1 house there called Vodhouse, now in the tenure of William Belsey; and 1 garden there in the tenure of John Mullyneux. By his will the said John Vandernot bequeathed as follows: I will that Alis my wife have my house within the City of London wherein all this time I do dwell, and all other messuages, lands and tenements there or elsewhere: to hold for her natural life; and after her decease, I will that all the said premises remain to my sons John Vandernot and Augustyne Vandernot and their heirs, upon condition that they pay to Margaret Vandernot my daughter £40. If my said sons happen to die without heirs, I desire my executrix to sell all the said premises, and out of the money forthcoming from such sale I give to the said Margaret £100 and the rest to my said wife, whom I make executrix.

Codicil dated 7 April, 7 Edward VI [1553]. Whereas by my will dated 12 February, 7 Edward VI [1553], I have given to Alice my wife all my messuages, lands, etc. for her life: I now devise to her the said house wherein I now dwell: to hold in as large and ample manner as I have the same: to her and her heirs for ever.

The said capital messuage is held of the King and Queen in free burgage, and is worth per ann., clear, £7. All other the premises are held of the said King and Queen in free and common socage, by fealty only, and are worth per ann., clear, £16.

John Vandernot died 14 June, 1 Mary [1554].; Augustine Vandernot is his son and next heir, and is now aged 16 years and more.

Inq. p.m., 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, p. 2, No. 45.

Augustine Hynde, citizen and alderman.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 26 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, before Thomas White, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of Augustine Hynde, citizen and Alderman of London, by the oath of Thomas Pawley, Thomas Blunt, John Stocker, Richard Cooke, William Allyn, William Lyvers, Robert Spencer, George Forman, Henry Grover, Robert Dunkyns, John Draner, John Arthur, William Dawkes, Thomas Mychell, Roger Woolhowse and Thomas Hilton, who say that

Augustine Hynde was seised of 1 messuage situate in the parish of St. Peter, Westchepe, London, late in the occupation of the said Augustine; 1 messuage lying in the parish of St. John Walbrooke, now or late in the tenure of Thomas Langtofte; 1 large messuage, a large garden, and 2 other messuages, in the several tenures of Richard Morres and Adam Hubbard, lying next Holborn Bridge in the parish of St. Sepulchre in the suburbs of London; the reversion of 1 large messuage and 1 cellar under the same situate in a street called Mylkestret in the parish of St. Mary Magdalene in Mylkestret: which Dame Mary Seymor, widow, late the wife of Thomas Seymor, knight, citizen and Alderman of London, deceased, held for the term of her life; 9 messuages lying in the parish of St. Anne within Aldersgate, now or late in the several tenures of Robert Chare, citizen and leatherseller of London, and Richard Pikering, citizen and mercer of London; 1 messuage in the parish of St. Pancras, in the tenure of Alexander Calfeilde, merchant tailor; 1 yearly rent of 6s. issuing out of a messuage in the parish of St. Michael at Quenehithe in the tenure of John Naysshe; 1 yearly rent of 20s. issuing out of a messuage in the parish of St. James at Garlyckehith called the Three Nunes; 1 yearly rent of 6s. 8d. issuing out of a messuage in the parish of All Saints Bredstreet, called the Ram, now in the tenure of Henry Succley; 1 yearly rent of 4s. issuing out of a messuage in Whitecross street, in the parish of St. Giles without Crepulgate, now in the tenure of John Thruston; and 1 messuage in the parish of St. Sepulchre without Newgate in the suburbs of London, late in the tenure of Thomas Hardwey.

So seised, the said Augustine Hynde made his will in the parish of St. Peter in Westchepe, on 23 June, 1 Mary [1554], and thereby bequeathed all the said premises to Edward Hynde his third son and his heirs for ever.

All the said premises are held of the Queen by fealty only, in free burgage and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £30 8s. 4d.

Augustine Hynde died 12 August last past; Rowland Hynde is his son and next heir, and is now aged 13 years and more.

Inq. p.m., 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, p. 2, No. 46.

John Lambard, citizen and alderman.

Inquisition taken at the Guildhall, 26 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, before Thomas White, knight, Mayor and escheator, after the death of John Lambarde, citizen and Alderman of London, by the oath of Thomas Pawley, Thomas Blunt, John Stocker, Richard Cooke, William Allyn, William Lyvers, Robert Spencer, George Forman, Henry Grover, Robert Dunkyns, John Draner, John Arthur, William Dawkes, Thomas Michell, Roger Woolhowse and Thomas Hilton, who say that

John Lambard was seised of all that land, ground and site of 3 tenements in Cossen Lane in the parish of Allhallows the Great within the City of London, parcel of the lands and possessions of Richard Charlton, knight, who was attainted of high treason; 1 messuage situate in the lane of St. Martin Orgar of London, in the ward of Dowgate, in the parish of St. Lawrence Pulteney next Candlewykstret; 1 parcel of waste land lying in the said lane; 2 messuages and 1 piece of waste land called the Tennys play thereto annexed on the west part of the place (placie), late of the Earl of Sussex and now of the Earl of Arundel in right of the Countess his wife, late the wife of the said Earl of Sussex, and all the appurtenances and easements in the parish of All Hallows the Less; 1 capital messuage and 8 small tenements situate within the parish of St. Mary Bothawe; and 1 tenement or dyehowse within the parish of All Hallows the Great in Thamystret.

Afterwards, to wit, on 21 March, 1552, the said John Lambart made his will in the parish of St. Michael in Woodstret, whereby he bequeathed as follows:

I give to Alice my wife towards the augmenting of her jointure all that my manor of Hedington in co. Wilts, now in the tenure of John Page, and my tithings of the 2 farms of Hedyngton, in the tenure of Richard Fynamore, and my soaphouse in Cossen lane, in the tenure of Edmond Keye, salter, except and reserving to my heirs all the timber and woods standing and growing in the said manor of Hedyngton: to hold for the natural life of the said Alice. I will that my friends John Lee, scrivenor, and John Caltropp, draper, shall from the feast of St. Michael the Archangel next coming for the space of 5 years take all the profits of all my manors, messuages, lands and tenements as well within the City of London as elsewhere, and employ the same in repairing my tenements as often as shall be necessary. Immediately upon the expiration of the said term my son Giles Lambard shall have to him and his heirs for ever all those my messuages, lands and tenements within the parishes of St. George and St. Saviour late St. Mary Overye in Southwark, co. Surrey; my "backhowse" in the parish of St. Lawrence Pulteney, in the tenure of Thomas Burfote; my "tennys plaie" in the parish of All Saints the Lesse, in the tenure of William Gryffiths; my tenement in the Pultrey called the White Harte, in the tenure of Robert Hobby, grocer; and my messuage with 8 small tenements in the parish of St. Mary Bothawe, in the tenure of John Tull, draper. I desire Augustine Hynde, citizen and Alderman of London, to have the oversight hereof, and to see that the said premises are sufficiently repaired, and I give to the said Augustine Hynde, John Lee, and John Caltropp £5 each by the year during the said term of 5 years.

The land, ground and site of the 3 tenements in Cossen lane are held of the Queen by fealty only, and are worth per ann., clear, £4. The messuage called the Harte, the said tenement called the "backhowse," and the parcel of waste land in Cossen lane are held of the Queen in free burgage and common socage by fealty only and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £5. The 2 tenements and the piece of waste ground called the tennys play in the parish of All Hallows the Less are held of the Queen in free burgage and common socage by fealty only and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £4. The capital messuage and 8 small tenements in the parish of St. Mary Bothawe, and the said dyehowse are held of the Queen in socage by fealty only and not in chief, and are worth per ann., clear, £17.

John Lambert died 4 August last past; William Lambard is his son and next heir, and is now aged 18 years and more.

Inq. p.m., 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, p. 2, No. 5.

Footnotes

1 The names of the wives of John Bewphoo and of Henry Pauncefote are not given in either the Chancery or Exchequer Series of Inquis. p.m.