Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 1-50

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Inquisitions Post Mortem, Henry VII, Entries 1-50

1 MARGARET, late the wife of GEORGE NEVILL, knt., LORD BERGEVENNY.
Writ wanting; inq. Monday after the Sunday ‘in Albis,’ 1 Hen. VII.
She died 28 Sept., 1 Hen. VII, jointly seised with her said husband, who survives, to them and the heirs of their bodies, of the under-mentioned manor, by feoffment from Master John Selot, William Jenney, late serjeant-at-law, John Heydon, William Essex, Richard Southwell, esq., Edmund Clere, esq., Robert Hareward, John Fyncham, Henry Spylman, Roger Philpot, Robert Clere, of Stokesby, Henry Heydon, Thomas Boleyn, Edmund Jenney, Thomas Fenne, Edmund Widewell, and John Pagrave, the younger; and similarly seised of the under-mentioned lands, by release from John Fyncham, Henry Spylman, and John Coo.
George Nevill, knt., aged 16 and more, is their son and heir.
NORF. Manor called ‘Burdeles’ in Skulton, held of the King, by service of being Larderer at the coronations of King or Queen. It is worth 8l. clear, over and above 40s. a year with which it is charged in favour of Agnes Bulwik, widow.
One hundred acres of land, with the liberty of a fold, in Hilberworth, worth 26s. 8d.; held of William Knyvet, knt., as of the manor of Hilberworth, by 5s. rent.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (3.) E. Series II. File 603. (12.)
2 JOHN BLOUNTE, knt., LORD HOUNTJOYE.
Writ 1 Dec., inq. 20 April, 1 Hen. VII.
Henry Gratton, clk., rector of the church of Barton, and Henry Tykhill, gent., gave the under-mentioned manors and lands to him and Lora his wife, who survives, with remainder to the heirs male of his body.
He died 12 Oct., 1 Hen. VII. William Blount, aged 7 and more, is his son and heir.
WORC. Manors of Hampton Lovet, and Thyknappeltre, worth 20 marks, with the advowsons of the church of Hampton Lovet, and of the chantries therein, held of Edward, Earl of Warwick, a minor, as of Elmeley Castle, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Three messuages, 90a. land, 80a. meadow, 5 salt-pits (salinis), 12 salt-springs (bulleris), and 15s. rent in Mytham, Alvardesmedowe, Haddesouer, Upwyck, and Netherwyck, worth 5 marks, held of the said Earl, as of the said castle, by service of 1/8 of a knight’s fee.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (4.) E. Series II. File 1169. (1 & 2.)
3 THOMAS, son of JOHN CHAWORTH.
Com. wanting; inq. 20 Oct., 2 Hen. VII.
By fine levied in the court of King Edward., progenitor of the King that now is, one John de Medburne gave the under-mentioned manor of Alferton to Thomas, son of Thomas Chaworth, and the heirs whom the said Thomas the son should beget on the body of his wife Joan. It descended to one Thomas Chaworth, as son and heir of William, son and heir of Thomas, son and heir of William, son and heir of Thomas, son and heir of the said Thomas and Joan. He died without issue, and it descended to Joan, his sister and heir, wife of John Ormond; but Thomas, son of John, Chaworth, the person named in the writ, intruded himself and was seised of the said manor in fee, till his death without issue, which happened 25 Dec. last. The said Joan Ormond, aged 22 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. daughter of William, elder brother of John, father of the said Thomas.
Robert Markham, knt., Gervase Clyfton, John Stanhop, Thomas Molyneux, Thomas Grene, clk., John Parker, and Richard Page, by deed of feoffment demised the other under-mentioned manors, the manor of Norton excepted, to Thomas Chaworth, esq., son and heir of William Chaworth, knt. in tail male, with remainder to the right heirs of the said William his father, with remainder to the right heirs of Thomas his grandfather. He died without issue, and the said manors descended to his sister Joan, who was expelled by the said Thomas, her cousin, as above.
The said Thomas, son of William Chaworth, knt., died seised in fee of the manor Norton, from which Joan, his sister and heir, was expelled, as above.
DERBY. Manor of Alferton, worth 40l., held of the King, as of duchy of Lancaster, as of the honor of Tykkell, service unknown.
Manors of Williamthorp, Hynkyrsull, Wolley, Walton, and Calale, worth 16l., held of Peter Fressewell, as of the manor of Staveley, service unknown.
Manor of Norton, worth 20l., held of the King, as of the duchy of Lancaster, as of the said honor, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (5.)
4 JOHN, LORD STOURTON.
Writ wanting; inq. 26 July, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed indented, dated 30 Sept., 18 Edw. IV, William Huddisfeld, Thomas Welles, Roger Hulle, Sir William Bladon, chaplain, Sir Thomas Baker, chaplain, Giles Baker, and John Pole, demised the under-mentioned manors and lands to the said John, Lord Stourton, son and heir of William, Lord Stourton, and Katharine his wife, who survives, to them, and the heirs and assigns of John.
He died 6 Oct. last. Francis, aged 45 weeks, is his son and heir.
GLOUC. Manor and advowson of Shipton Moyn, worth 20s., held of the King, by knight-service.
A messuage with a curtilage, called ‘Hulcourte,’ 40a. land, and 3a. meadow, worth 13s. 4d., and 20s. rent in Shipton, held of John Escourte, service unknown.
A toft in Shipton called ‘Wokysyesplace,’ held of the Abbess of St. Mary’s, Winchester, by 40s. rent, clear yearly value, nil.
A water-mill in Shipton, worth 40d., held of the Abbot of Cirencester, service unknown.
A toft and a virgate of land in Shipton, worth 40d., held of the said Abbot, by a rose on Midsummer day yearly, for all service.
A tenement in Shipton, called ‘Pedworthisplace,’ containing 20a land, worth 6s. 8d., held of John Escourte, service unknown.
Manor of Velehome by Berkeley, worth 40s., held of the Lord Berkeley, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (6.) E. Series II. 337. (5.)
5 JOHN LORD STOURTON.
Writ wanting; inq. 25 July, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 6 Oct. last, seised of the under-mentioned manor in fee.
By deed dated 5 Jan., 19 Edw. IV, he gave the office of overseer of the said manor to Thomas Champeneys, with 20s. annuity thereout, for life.
Francis, aged 45 weeks, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Manor of Sopley, worth 4l., held of the Earl of Salisbury, service unknown.
C. Series. II. Vol. 1. (7.)
6 JOHN IWARDBY, esq.
Writ 13 Nov., inq. 20 Jan., 1 Hen. VII.
He died 22 Aug. last, seised of the under-mentioned manors in fee.
Elizabeth, Margaret, and Ellen Iwardby, aged 10, 8, and 6 and more respectively, are his daughters and co-heirs.
LINC. Manor of Kelstron, worth 4 marks, held of the King, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Brakingburgh, worth 10l., held of the King, as of the honor of Richmond, by suit of court, for all service.
Manor of Salfletby, worth 40s., held of the King, as of the said honor, by suit of court and 12d. rent.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (8.)
7 JOAN BARRE, widow, late the wife of JOHN BARRE, knt.
Writ wanting; inq. 2 Aug., 1 Hen. VII.
By deed indented dated 20 Jan., 35 Hen. VI, Henry Quarell and Hugh Shelwik demised the under-mentioned manors, together with 12 messuages, 30 tofts, 500a. land, 300a. meadow, 60a. wood, 100a. pasture, and 60s. rent in Clehungre, Merecourt, Tadyngton, Lower Bolyngehope, Burcote in Hereford, Wilnehale, Trokerston, Alensmore, Kyngeston, Arkeston, Webton, Maynston, Stockbrugge, Sholl, Lertport, Mordyford, Chekeley, Leomynstre, Blakemeston, Hynton, Hereford, Kentishburcote, Over Sheldewik, and Nether Sheldewyke, to John Barre, knt., and the said Joan, then his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the said John Barre in tail, with remainder to Isabel, daughter of the said John Barre, late the wife of Humphrey Stafford, Earl of Devon, son and heir of William Stafford, esq., and now the wife of Thomas Bourghchier, the elder, knt., son of Henry, late Earl of Essex, in tail, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John Barre, knt.; and the said John and Joan received the King’s pardon for the said acquisition, by letters pat., 27 Jan., 11 Edw. IV.
The said John died without issue by the said Joan, who survived him, and died seised of the premises in fee tail after possibility of issue extinct.
She died 10 Aug., 2 Ric. III. Robert Basset, esq., aged 50 and more, Lucy, the wife of Thomas Chokke the younger, esq., aged 16 and more on the 20th of May last, Joan, the wife of Thomas Chokke the elder, esq., aged 15 and more on the 2nd of June last, Elizabeth, the wife of John Chokke the younger, esq., aged 18 and more, and William Strode, esq., aged 40 and more, are her next-of-kin.
The said John Barre, knt., before his marriage with the said Joan, had issue the said Isabel, Countess of Devon, by Idonia, his first wife; she is his daughter and heir, and is aged 30 and more. The said Countess and her husband, in her right, entered on the said manors and lands 20 Sept., 1 Hen. VII, and are now seised thereof in fee tail. By letters patent dated 12 Dec. last they received the King’s pardon for their entry, she being therein described as daughter and heir of the said John Barre, and Idonia, and cousin and heir of Thomas Barre, knt., viz. daughter of John, son of the said Thomas.
HEREF. Manor of Clehungre, worth 10 marks, held of Thomas, Bishop of Hereford, in right of his church of St. Ethelbert the King, service unknown.
Manor of Merecourt, worth 40s., held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Tadyngton, worth 10 marks, held of the King, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Bolyngehope, worth 20s., held of the King, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Burcote in Hereford, worth 4 marks, held of the said Bishop, by fealty and 18s. rent.
Manor of Lortport, worth 5l., held of the Prior of Little Malverne, by fealty and 2s. rent.
Manor of Chekkeley, worth 4 marks, held of Joan Ferrers, widow, late the wife of Walter Devereux, knt., Lord de Ferrers, as of the honor of Webley, by knight-service.
Two messuages, 12 tofts, 50a. land, 10a. meadow, 10a. wood, 20a. pasture, and 10s. rent in Merecourt, Arkeston, and Kyngeston, worth 4 marks, parcel of the said 12 messuages, &c., above mentioned, held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Six messuages, 12 tofts, 250a. land, 200a. meadow, 40a. wood, 40a. pasture, and 30s. rent in Burcote in Hereford, Chekkeley, Mordyford, Maynston, Clehungre, Tadyngton, Lortport, Stockbrugge, and Sholl, worth 40s., parcel of the same, held of the said Bishop, John Hertlond, and John Southerne, service unknown.
Four messuages, 6 tofts, 200a. land, 90a. meadow, 10a. wood; 40a. pasture, and 20s. rent, residue thereof, in Leomynstre, Webton, Arkeston, Kyngeston, Wilnehale, Kentish Burcote, Lower Bolynghope, Blakmeston, Hynton, Over Shelwik, and Nether Shelwyk, Throkeston, and Alennesmore, worth 3l., held of John Seymore, and John Monyngton, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (9.) E. Series II. File 405. (4.)
8 JOHN IWARDBY, esq.
Writ 13 Nov., inq. 5 Dec., 1 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 6.
BUCKS. Manor and advowson of Queynton, worth 20l., held of the King, as of the honor of Walyngford, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Swanburn, called ‘Veles-maner,’ worth 33s. 4d., held of the King, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Swanburn, called ‘Wykes-maner,’ worth 33s. 4d., held of the King, by service of 1/20 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Great Missenden, worth 20 marks, which belonged to Nicholas Iwardby, his father, held of Edward, Duke of Buckingham, a minor, as of the manor of Framley, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
Two messuages, and 120a. land in Lytelcote, in the parish of Stukeley, worth 40s., held of the King, as of the said honor of Walyngford, service unknown.
A messuage and 60a. land in Codyngton, worth 26s. 8d., held of the Prior of Rochester, by suit of court of the manor of Hadenham.
A close called ‘Tyenters-croft’ in Agmondesham, worth 4s. 5d., held of the rector of Agmondesham, in right of his church, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (10.)
9 ROBERT KYNNESMAN.
Writ of Mandamus 21 June, inq. 28 June, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 23 Jan., 2 Ric. III, seised of the under-mentioned manor and lands in fee. The custody thereof, and of the body of the heir, belonged to William Catesby, esq., who gave the same, together with the custody of the brothers and sisters of the heir, to William Stoke, knt., who gave the same to Elizabeth Kynnesman, relict of the said Robert, who now receives the rents and profits thereof. William Kynnesman, aged 8 and more, is his son and heir.
N’HAMP. Manor of Lodyngton, worth 4 marks, held of William Catesby, esq., as of the manor of Bukby, by knight-service.
A close called ‘Mallesley-feld,’ worth 10s., held of John Welles, knt., Lord de Welles, as of the manor of Faxton, by 2s. rent, for all service.
A messuage in Stoke Doyle, worth 5s., held of the Abbot of Peterborough, service unknown.
Two acres of land in Overton, worth 6d., held of the Abbot of Cirencester, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (11.)
10 HUMPHREY DACRE, LORD DACRE AND GILLESLAND.
Writ wanting; inq. Wednesday after St. Paul, 1 Feb., 1 Hen. VII.
He died 30 May last, seised in demesne as of frank tenement jointly with Mabel his wife who survives, to them and the heirs male of the body of the said Humphrey, of the under-mentioned manor of Barton, by the gift and feoffment of Christopher Cancefeld, chaplain, and Richard Marshall, by their deed of feoffment dated 4 Oct., 1 Ric. III; also seised in fee tail, to himself and the heirs male of his body, of the manor of Hoffe, and a moiety of the manor of Overton, a burgage in Appelby, and a messuage and land in Colby, by the gift and feoffment of Wiiliam Marshall, rector of the church of Kirkoswald, and John Melsenby, rector of the mediety of the church of Ayketon; and similarly seised, by the feoffment of the said William Marshall, of lands called ‘Glencoyne,’ and of lands in Rounthuayte by feoffment from the said William, and William Cardiole the elder; also seised in fee of lands in Thorp by the gift and feoffment of John Lancastre, and of lands at Bourebank by feoffment from Thomas Purdholme; and seised in demesne as of frank tenement, jointly with the said Mabel, to them and the heirs of the body of the said Humphrey, by feoffment from John Langdale, of lands in, Overton.
Thomas Dacre, aged 18 and more, on the feast of St. Katharine last, is his son and heir.
WESTMD. Manor of Barton, with parks, chaces, fisheries in Ulleswater, &c. of specified values, within the same, held of the heirs, of Thomas Twyng, knt., service unknown.
Manor of Hoffe, and a moiety of the manor of Overton, with lands, &c. of specified values therein, held of Henry, Lord de Clifford, service unknown.
A burgage in Appleby, worth 12d., held of the King, in burgage, by the rent of 1d.
A messuage and two bovates of land in Colby, worth 2s. 6d., held of Thomas Warcop, service unknown.
A messuage, 4a. land, 20a. meadow, 12a. wood, and 100a. pasture, called ‘Glencoyne,’ held of the heirs of Thomas Twyng, knt., service unknown.
A moiety of a messuage, and 2a. land in Rounthuayte, worth 6d., held of Richard Ristwald, and Thomas Wharton, service unknown.
Certain messuages and acres of land and meadow in Thorp, and at Bourebank, within the manor of Barton, worth 4s., and 6d. respectively, held of the said manor, service unknown.
A messuage and divers acres of land and meadow in Overton, worth 6s. 8d., held as of the manor of Overton, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (12.) E. Series II. File 112. (1.)
11 JOHN STOURTON, knt.
Writ 8 Nov., inq. 21 June, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 12 Aug., 2 Ric. III, the said John, Lord Stourton, enfeoffed William Waynflet, Bishop of Winchester, Thomas Kempe, Bishop of London, Thomas Craas, and John Tracy, of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Brodwey, lands in Suddon, &c., to the use of his will.
The said feoffees were also seised by his gift of the under-mentioned manors of Moygne, and enfeoffed the said John and Katharine his wife thereof, with remainder to his heirs.
He died 6 Oct. last. Francis, aged 40 weeks, is his son and heir.
DORSET. A moiety of the manor of Brodwey, worth 20s., held of Nicholas Latemer, knt., by service of 1/2d. yearly.
Three hundred acres of land in Suddon, held of the Abbot of Mylton, service unknown.
A messuage, a toft, 50a. land, 20a. meadow, and 100a. pasture in Gyllyngham, worth 5s., held of Thomas Martyn, service unknown.
A messuage and seven cottages in Shaftesbury.
A messuage and 100a. land and pasture in Luffeton, worth 3s. 4d., held of the Abbess of Tarent, service unknown.
The hundred of Coukesdyche, worth 20s., held of the King, by homage and fealty only.
A messuage and 60a. land and pasture in Notford.
Manor and advowson of Owre Moygne, with lands, &c., of specified values within the manor, held of the King, by knight-service.
Manor of Bakeres Weston, alias Weston Moygne, worth 6l., held of William Courteney, knt., by service of a sparrow-hawk on the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula yearly.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (13.)
12 THOMAS WYNDESORE, esq.
Writ wanting; inq. 24 Jan., 1 Hen. VII.
Peter, Bishop of Exeter, William, late Lord Hastynges, William Herbert, and Christopher Hanyngton, enfeoffed the said Thomas Wyndesore, and John Catesby, knt., justice of the common pleas, John Holgrave, and Thomas Alberton. who survive, of the under-mentioned lands called ‘Uphams.’
He died 29 Sept. last, seised of the other under-mentioned manors and lands in fee. Andrew Wyndesore, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir.
HANTS. Lands called ‘Uphams’ in Byntworth, worth 40s., held of John Melton, knt., service unknown.
Manor of Hall in Byntworth, worth 5 marks, held of the said John Melton, service unknown.
A tenement called ‘Lytyl Byntworth’ in the parish of Bromle, worth . . marks, held of the same, service unknown.
A tenement called ‘Catlees’ in Froill, worth 26s., held of the same, service unknown.
A toft and three crofts called ‘Wattys’ in the parish of Halyngbourne, worth 10s., held of the same, service unknown.
Manor of Milcourte in Benstede, worth 100s., held of William Stanley, knt., as of the manor of Alton, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (14.)
13 GEOFFREY SENGERMYN, gent.
Writ 15 Dec., inq. 10 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 10 April, 5 Edw. IV, he enfeoffed Richard Grevyll, esq., and others now deceased, of the under-mentioned manor. The said Richard by deed dated 10 Oct., 1 Hen. VII, enfeoffed Thomas Agard and Margaret his wife, daughter and heir of the said Geoffrey, thereof, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Margaret.
He died 23 Aug. last, seised of the under-mentioned messuages and land in Broughton in fee. The said Margaret, wife of Thomas Agard, is his daughter and heir, and is aged 18 and more.
N’HAMP. Manor of Broughton, worth 5 marks, tenure at present unknown, but not held of the King.
Three messuages, 3 crofts, 60a. land, 60a. meadow, and 4 cottages in Broughton, worth 40s., tenure unknown, but not held of the King.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (15.)
14 THOMAS MOORE, esq.
Writ 8 Nov., inq. 18 April, 1 Hen. VII.
He enfeoffed William Huddesfeld, John Biconyll, John Fitzjames, William Hody, John Gilbert the younger, Thomas Gilbert, and Henry Burnell, who survive, and John Hugyn, William Gilbert, and John Gilbert the elder, now deceased, of the under-mentioned manor, to the use of himself, and his will.
He died 3 July last. Robert More, aged 17 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Kyngeswode, worth 20 marks, held of John Wadham, knt., service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (16.)
15 THOMAS MOORE, esq.
Writ 8 Nov., inq. 16 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 12 June, 17 Edw. IV, he gave the under-mentioned manors of Mottesthorn, Blountescourte, Bremelham, Pikeyate, and Chapell to William Hody, and others (as in No. 14), who by their deed dated 27 March, 19 Edw. IV, demised the same to him and Alice his wife, who survives, for their lives in survivorship.
By deed of even date he gave the under-mentioned manor of South Bowode with land in Shotcombe and a cottage in Toller, to the said feoffees, who by their deed dated 6 Aug., 20 Edw. IV, demised the same to Robert his son and heir, and Alice, daughter of the said John Fitzjames, wife of the said Robert, With remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Robert.
Other findings as in No. 14.
DORSET. Manors of Mottesthorn, Blountescourte, Bremelham, and Chapell, worth 20l., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, service unknown.
Manor of Pikeyate, worth 10l., held of Thomas Barough, service unknown.
Manor of South Bowode, 6 messuages, 40a. land, and 10a. meadow in Shotcombe, worth 10l., held of the Bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
A cottage in Toller Porcorum, worth 6s. 8d., held of Nicholas Lysle, esq., service unknown.
Manors of West Melpalysh, Henknoll, and Loscombe, worth 20 marks, held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Bonvyles-Bridy, and Nether-Sterthill, worth 20l., held of the Abbot of Abbottesbury, service unknown.
Manor of Crokeston, worth 24 marks, held of Hugh Lutterell, as of Dunster Castle, service unknown.
A messuage and 60a. land, meadow, and pasture in Wudlond, worth 30s., held of William Fyloll, service unknown.
Twenty acres of land, 10a. meadow, and 8a. pasture in Frome Vouchurch, worth 20s., held of John Russell, service unknown.
Eight messuages and four cottages in Toller Porcorum and Frogmer, worth 40s., held of the said Nicholas Lysle, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (17.)
16 THOMAS WYNDESORE, esq.
Writ 18 Feb., inq. 1 May, 1 Hen. VII.
The under-mentioned manors and lands were held of him, and Elizabeth his wife who survives, by the tenants named, as of their manor of Stanwell, co. Middx.
He died 29 Sept, last. Andrew Wyndesore, aged 19 and more, is his son and heir.
BUCKS. Manor of Hardemede, held formerly by Richard Mariot, and now by Humphrey Catisby, and Joan his wife, in her right, by service of one knight’s fee, the payment of 6s. 8d. every 24th week, and suit of court every three weeks.
Certain lands and tenements called ‘Burnham landes’ in Burnham, held by Robert Manfeld, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, the payment of 3s. 8 1/2d. every 24th week, and suit of court every three weeks.
Three-fourths of the manor of Horton, held formerly by John Pury, and now by William Davers and Anne his wife, by the payment of 41s., at Michaelmas and Easter, in lieu of all service.
One-fourth of the manor of Horton, held by Richard Bulstrode and Alice his wife, in her right, by the payment of 13s. 8d. at Michaelmas and Easter, for all service.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (18.)
17 JOHN BOLOUR, the elder, esq.
Writ 28 Oct., 1 Hen. VII; inq. 5 Oct., 2 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 4 Sept., 1 Ric. III, he gave the under-mentioned manor and rent, with other lands in the counties of Somerset and Hants, to John Hugyn, now deceased, and John Portman, John Porter, and Richard Burton, who survive, to the intent that with the issues and profits thereof they should pay his debts and legacies, and raise 40l. for the promotion of his daughter Margaret in marriage.
He died 16 Oct. last. Alexander Bolour, aged 6 and more, is his cousin and heir, viz. son of John Bolour, the younger, his son.
DORSET. A moiety of the manor of Chedyngton, worth 6l., held of the Bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
A rent of 40s. issuing from 100a. land, called ‘Le Buttys,’ beside Dorchester. John, Abbot of Cerne, the tenant of the said land, attorned to the said feoffees.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (19.)
18 JOHN STOURTON, knt.
Writ 8 Nov., inq. 20 June, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 12 Aug., 2 Ric. III, he enfeoffed William Waynflete, and others (as in No. 11), of the under-mentioned manors of Merston Bygod and Little Merston, 28 messuages in Frome, the bedelry of West Perot, and messuages and land in Otheray, to the use of his will, which bears date 18 Aug., 1484.
By their deed dated 30 Sept., 18 Edw. IV, William Huddisfeld and others demised the under-mentioned lands in Colford and Ligh to him and Katharine his wife (as in No. 4).
By deed dated 4 Jan., 19 Edw. IV, he appointed Thomas Champeneys overseer of the said manor of Merston Bygod and lands in Colford and Ligh, with a fee of 20s. from the said manor and lands; and appointed Henry Burnall steward and auditor of all his lands in Somerset and elsewhere, with a fee of 40s. a year.
His death and heir as in No. 11.
SOMERS. Manor of Merston Bygod, worth 15l., held of Margery Hull, service unknown.
Manor of Little Merston, worth 100s., held of Henry Stafford and Margaret his wife in her right, service unknown.
Twenty-eight messuages in Frome.
The bedelry of West Perot, worth 2s., held of the King by knight-service.
Four messuages and a carucate of land in Otheray, worth 20s., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
Four messuages, 2 mills, 20a. pasture, and 20a. heather in Colford, worth 20s., held of John Tropenell, service unknown.
Ten messuages, 30a. arable, 40a. pasture, and 20a. heather and gorse in Ligh, worth 40s., held of John Carent, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (21.)
19 THOMAS WYNDESORE, esq.
Writ wanting; inq. 3 July, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 30 Sept. last. Other findings as in No. 16.
SURREY. Manor of Peperharowe, held by William Brocas, by service of one knight’s fee, the payment of 6s. 8d., every 24th week, and suit of court every three weeks.
Manor of Hurtmere, held by Richard Brigges, Prior of Newark, by the like service.
Manor of Estbery, held by Benedict Brocas, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, payment of 3s. 4d., and suit of court, as above.
Manor of Downe, held by William Brocas, by the like service.
Manor of Bageshote, formerly held by Edmund, Duke of Somerset, the King’s grandfather (sic), and now by the King, by the like service.
Manor of West Horsley, held by Thomas Bourgchier, the younger, knt., by the like service.
A tenement called ‘Berew hill,’ or ‘Barrow hill,’ and 100a. in Kyngeston feld and Ditton feld, on the east of Copedgrove, and on the west of Skynershege, held by Robert Skerne, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee, and a rent of 20d., and suit of court, as above.
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20 WALTER PAUNESFOTE, knt.
Com. 28 Jan., inq. 16 April, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 26 June last, seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee. Walter Paunesfote, aged 30 and more, is his son and heir.
DORSET. Manor and advowson of Little Hynyngton, alias Hyneton, worth 5 marks, held of the King in chief, by service of one knight’s fee.
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21 EDWARD, son and heir of JOHN, late EARL OF WORCESTER.
Writ de Devenerunt 20 Nov., inq. Friday after St. Julian the Bishop, 1 Hen. VII.
By fine in the quinzaine of Easter, 39 Edw. III, between John Tybetot, knt., and Elizabeth his wife, querents, and Clement de Brethenham, Andrew de Wauton and Philip Chaumberleyn, deforciants, the said Clement gave the under-mentioned manor of Braunford, which Ralph Spigurnell then held for life, of the inheritance of the said Clement, to the said John and Elizabeth, and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John. It descended accordingly to the said Edward, as son of John, son of Pain, son of the said John Tybetot, knt., and Elizabeth his wife. And whereas no issue male is now remaining of the said John and Elizabeth, the said manor ought to descend to John Scrope, knt., Lord le Scrope, John Scrope, esq., and Henry Wentworth, knt., viz. to John, Lord le Scrope, as son of Henry, son of Richard, son of Margaret, one of the daughters and heirs of Robert Tybetot, knt., son and heir of the said John Tybetot, knt.; to John Scrope, esq., as son of Stephen, son of Millicent, another such daughter and heir; and to Henry Wentworth, knt., as son of Philip, son of Margery, daughter of Elizabeth, the third of such daughters and heirs.
The said Edward died under age and without issue 12 Aug. last, seised of the under-mentioned third of the manor of Leyham in fee. His cousins and heirs are his father’s sisters Philippa, Lady de Ros, aged 62 and more, and Lady Joan Inglesthorp, aged 60 and more; and Edward Ducldeley, aged 26 and more, son and heir of Joyce, another such sister.
SUFF. A third part of the manor of Leyham, worth 100s., held of the King by 1/6 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Braunford, called ‘Lovetotys,’ worth 10l., held of the Bishop of Ely, service unknown.
C. Series II. Vol. 1. (23b.) E. Series II. File 603. (11.) See also E. Series II. File 603 (17), being a writ to the escheator to deliver seisin of the manor of Braunford to the Lord Scrope and others.
22 WALTER PAUNESFOTE, knt.
Com. 28 Jan., inq. 18 April, 1 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 20.
SOMERS. Manor and advowson of Compton Paunesfote, worth 14l. 10s., held of John, Lord Dynham, service unknown.
Two messuages, a cottage, and 40a. arable in Blakeford, worth 20s., and a toft and 10a. arable in Maperton, worth 5s., held of John, Abbot of Glastonbury, by suit of his court of view of frankpledge of Whytleygh at Hock day and Michaelmas yearly.
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23 RICHARD BOUGHTON, esq.
Writ 5 Feb., inq. 15 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 6 April, 35 Hen. VI, Thomas Boughton, esq., his father, enfeoffed William Fyldyng, John Dyve, and Thomas Scuttysberye, esqs., John Worseley and John Gybons, clks., now deceased, and John Wymark, M.A., and Thomas Ley, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor of Lalford.
By deed dated 1 May, 15 Edw. IV, the said Richard enfeoffed William Catysby, knt., and John Huggeford, now deceased, and William Harper, John Harper, Richard Harper, John Denton, William Dyxwell, Master John Wymarke, William Staverton, John Dyve the younger, and Thomas Ley, who survive, of the under-mentioned manor of Browneswovere.
He died 20 August last. William Boughton, aged 12 and more, is his son and heir.
WARW. Manor of Little Lalford, worth 10 marks, held of William Crofte, esq., service unknown.
Manor of Browneswovere, worth 24 marks, held of William Holvile, esq., service unknown.
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24 WILLIAM GATE, esq.
Writ 23 Oct., inq. 21 March, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 28 Sept. last, seised in fee tail, viz. to himself and the heirs of his body, by the gift of John Davers, Richard Davers, and William Davers, clk., of the under-mentioned manors and lands. Geoffrey Gate, aged 1 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. Manor of Denge Hall, worth 20 marks, held of the King, as of the barony of Peverell, parcel of Dower Castle, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Shaldeford, worth 10l., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, service unknown.
Manor of Rothynge Beauchamp, otherwise called ‘Long Bernys,’ and lands called ‘Frays’ in Rothinge, worth 100s., held of John, Earl of Oxford, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Lands called ‘Garnettis,’ ‘Markys,’ ‘Trykettes,’ ‘Tanners’ and ‘Sewalys’ in Hygh Ester, Dunmowe, and Barneston, worth 10 marks, held of the King, as of the earldom of Hertford, service unknown.
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25 JOHN HARLYNG.
Writ 22 Nov., inq. 4 Oct., 1 Hen. VII; delivered to the Court 21 Oct., 2 Hen. VII.
He died 8 Nov. last. John Cornish, aged 9 and more, is his kinsman and heir.
ESSEX. He held no lands.
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26 HENRY CAVELL.
Writ 2 Jan., inq. 27 Feb., 1 Hen. VII.
He died 2 Nov. last, seised of the under-mentioned lands in fee. Nicholas Cavell, aged 10 years and 24 weeks, is his son and heir.
CORNW. Two messuages, and 200a. arable in Gavecran, worth 40s., held of the King, as of Lanceveton Castle, as of the duchy of Cornwall, by 1/4 of a knight’s fee of Mortaine.
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27 JOHN HUGGEFORD, esq.
Com. Ad melius inquirendum 22 Oct., inq. 22 April, 3 Hen. VII.
A previous inquisition was taken (No. 136) before John Beaufitz, eseheator.
WARW. The manor of Edmondescote and lands in Newbold Comyn are now, and were at the date of the previous inquisition, held of Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset, as of the honor or lordship of Groby, which is parcel of the honor of Winchester; the residue of the said honor being then and now held by the Lord Beamund, and Edward Hastynges, Lord Hastynges.
The lands in Warwick, Coton, Hardwick, Mytton, and Bretford were held at the date of the previous inquisition of the Earl of Warwick, then under age, and the King’s custody; but of whom they are now held, and whether the said Earl is still, by reason of his minority, in the custody of the King, or of others, the jurors do not know.
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28 THOMAS WYNDESORE, esq.
Writ 30 Sept., inq. 1 Feb., 1 Hen. VII.
Under letters patent of licence from King Edw. IV., he enfeoffed Robert Grene, esq., John Holgrave, and Thomas Alberton of the under-mentioned manor, who by similar licence re-enfeoffed him and Elizabeth his wife thereof, to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to his right heirs.
He died 29 Sept. last, leaving issue by the said Elizabeth, who survives, Andrew Wyndesore his son and heir, aged 18 and more.
MIDDX. Manor of Stanwell, worth 10 marks, held of the King in chief, as of the castle of Wyndesore, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and by service of rendering 16s. 8d. every 40th day to the castleguard.
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29 THOMAS WYNDESORE, esq.
Writ 30 Nov., inq. 10 March, 1 Hen. VII.
Findings as in No. 28.
BERKS. Manor of West Hagburn, worth 10 marks, held of the King in chief, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee.
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30 THOMAS ARUNDELL, knt.
Writ 23 Oct., 1 Hen. VII; inq. 24 Oct., 2 Hen. VII.
John Arundell, knt., and Katharine, his wife, suffered a recovery of the under-mentioned manors, whereof they were then tenants, to John Fogge, Ralph Verney, and William Hampton, knts., Richard Fowler, and Alfred Cornborough, nominees of King Edward IV, for the contentment of a fine of 6,000 marks assessed on the said Sir John Arundell for being at the battle of Tewkesbury with Edward, son of King Henry VI, against the said King Edward. And afterwards, at the instance of the said Sir John Arundell, Sir John Fogge, and the others, enfeoffed Thomas Tregarthen the elder, with William Menwynnek and Richard Raynold, now deceased, thereof, to the use of Sir John’s will, and for the payment of the fine. By his will Sir John directed that the said feoffees should pay divers other debts of his with the issues and profits of the premises, and should raise marriage portions for his three daughters. And afterwards he died, and the said Sir Thomas Arundell, his son and heir, inasmuch as he had incurred great debts, on behalf of the King that now is, and otherwise, by his will directed that his debts should be paid, and his children maintained and married out of the said issues and profits. Part of the 6,000 marks remains unpaid, as also divers debts of the said Sir John and Sir Thomas, and charges made by the latter’s will, amounting to 4,000l. in all.
He died 11 Oct., 1 Hen. VII. John Arundell, aged 11 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Uton, worth 4l., held of the Bishop of Exeter, as of the manor of Criditon, service unknown.
Manor of Rugge-Arundell, worth 100s., held at the time of the said recovery and feoffment, of the Duke of Norfolk, service unknown.
Manor of Sprecomb, worth 40s., held of the Prior of Pilton, service unknown.
Manor of Brampton, worth 33s. 4d., held of the Abbot of Clyf, service unknown.
A moiety of the manor of Lodyswill, worth 12l., held, at the time of the said recovery and feoffment, of the Lord Sowche, as of the Castle of Tottenes, service unknown.
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31 WILLIAM ALYNGTON.
Writ 12 Nov., inq. 16 Feb., 1 Hen. VII.
He died 22 August last, seised of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons in fee. Giles Alyngton, aged 2 on the 5th of April last, is his son and heir.
HERTS. Manor of Great Wylmondley, worth 10l., held of the King in chief by serjeanty, viz. serving the King and Queen on their coronation days with the first silver-gilt cup.
Manor of Little Wylmondley, worth 6l., the advowson of the chapel or chantry within the same, and the advowson of the priory of Wylmondley, held of the King, as of the honor of Albemarle, by fealty and a rent of 6s. 8d. to the castleguard of Creven.
The advowson of a free chapel in Royston, tenure unknown.
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32 THOMAS HILLE, knt.
Writ 16 Nov., inq. 20 March, 1 Hen. VII.
Ralph Verney, knt., and Richard Ardmere, citizen and alderman of London, enfeoffed the said Thomas, and John Broun, citizen and grocer of London, who survives, of the under-mentioned manor.
He died 23 Sept. last. William Hyll, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
ESSEX. A messuage, 400a. land, 12a. meadow, 100a. wood, and 100s. rent, worth 10l., in East Hanyngfeldes, West Hanyngfeldes, South Hanyngfeldes, Sandon, and Wodham Ferrers, called ‘Claydon’s maner,’ alias ‘Hanyngfeldes maner,’ held of the Lord Fitzwaulter, service unknown.
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33 ANTHONY, EARL RYVERS.
Writ of Mandamus 22 June, 1 Hen. VII; inq. 2 Nov., 2 Hen. VII.
Thomas, late Lord Scales, died on the eve of St. James the Apostle, 38 Hen. VI, seised in fee of the under-mentioned manor, which descended at his death to Elizabeth, his daughter and heir, then aged 24 and more. She took to husband the said Anthony Wydevyle, knt., Earl Ryvers, whereby the said Anthony and Elizabeth, in her right, were seised of the said manor in fee. By fine levied in the octave of the Holy Trinity, 6 Edw. IV, between Simon Baxster, and Gilbert Hogh, querents, and the said Anthony and Elizabeth, by the names of Anthony Wydevyle, Lord de Scales, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, the said manor was inter alia given to the said Anthony and Elizabeth and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to Thomas Bourghchier, knt., John Fyncham, Richard Aufyn, clk., and John Pelley, esq., and the heirs of Richard, to the use of the said Elizabeth and her heirs. She died so seised 2 Sept., 13 Edw. IV, without issue by the said Anthony, who survived her, and was seised of the said manor in fee tail after possibility of issue by the said Elizabeth extinct.
He died 20 June, 1 Ric. III. Richard Wydevyle, now Earl Ryvers, aged 35 and more, is his brother and heir.
John de Veer, Earl of Oxford, aged 40 and more, and William Tyndale, esq., aged 33 and more, are the next heirs of the said Thomas, Lord Scales, and Elizabeth his daughter; the said Earl as son of Elizabeth, daughter of John, son of John, son of Margaret, one of the daughters and heirs of Robert, Lord Scales, the father of Roger, father of Robert, father of Thomas, father of the said Elizabeth; and the said William Tyndale, as son of Thomas, son of Alana, daughter of Simon, son of Elizabeth, the other of the daughters and heirs of the said Robert.
From the death of Anthony, Lord Ryvers, to 6 Feb., 2 Ric. III the issues and profits of the said manor were taken by John Howard, Duke of Norfolk, and from that date to 22 Aug. following, by the said Duke and the said William Tyndale, though by what right the Duke received them the jury is not aware. From the last-mentioned date to the present time, they have been taken by the said Earl of Oxford, and the said William Tyndale.
CAMB. Manor of Haselyngfeld, worth 30l., held of the King, as of the honor of Richemond, service unknown.
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34 ANTHONY, EARL RYVERS.
Writ of Mandamus 22 June, 1 Hen. VII; inq. Saturday after St. Simon and St. Jude, 2 Hen. VII.
By fine levied in the quinzaine of St. Martin, 48 Hen. III, between Roger Descales, querent, and Alice Descales, impedient, the said Alice gave the under-mentioned manor of Neweseles to the said Roger, and the heirs of his body. The said Roger was accordingly seised thereof in fee tail, and had issue Robert, and died; and after his death it descended to Thomas, late Lord de Scales and Neweseles, as his cousin and heir, viz. son of Robert, son of Roger, son of Robert, son of Robert, son of Robert, son of the said Roger Descales.
The said Thomas, Lord Scales, died seised in fee of the other under-mentioned manors of Berkwey and Rokey, which descended to Elizabeth, his daughter and heir, who took to husband the said Anthony, Earl Ryvers. And the said Anthony and Elizabeth being accordingly seised in her right of the said manor of Neweseles in fee tail, and of the manors of Berkwey and Rokey in fee, a fine was levied, 6 Edw. IV, of the said manors of Neweseles and Berkwey, to uses (as in No. 33).
Death and heir as in No. 33.
HERTS. Manor of Neweseles, and the manors of Berkwey and Rokey, worth 11l., held of the King, as of the fee of Richemond, services unknown.
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35 ANTHONY, EARL RYVERS.
Writ of Mandamus 22 June, 1 Hen. VII; inq. Tuesday, the eve of A Hallows, 2 Hen. VII.
Thomas, Lord Scales, died on the feast of St. James the Apostle, 38 Hen. VI, seised of the under-mentioned manors and advowsons in fee. They descended to his daughter Elizabeth, who married the said Anthony, Lord Ryvers, whereby the said Anthony and Elizabeth were seised of the premises in fee in her right. She died so seised of the manors of Teryngton, Wygenhale, Babyngley, and Wolverton, the manor and advowson of Clenchwarton, ‘Belyeters tenement,’ the patronage of the under-mentioned priories, and the advowsons of West Wynche and Hokewold, without ever having had any issue by the said Anthony.
All the other under-mentioned manors and advowsons were included in the fine, 6 Edw. IV (as in No. 33).
Other findings as in No. 33.
NORF. Manor of Middelton, worth 15l., held of the King, as of the honor of Dover, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and 10s. yearly to the castleguard of Dover.
Manor of Halowe, worth 10l., held of the Abbot of Bury St. Edmund’s, service unknown.
Manor of Scalesho, worth 100s., held of the King, as of the said honor, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and 5s. yearly to the castleguard of Dover.
Manor of Barton Bendiche, worth 16l., held of Cicely, Duchess of York, as of the honor of Clare, co. Suffolk, by service of one knight’s fee.
Manor of Reynham, worth 10l., held of the King, as of the said honor, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and 5s. yearly to the castleguard of Dover.
Manor and advowson of Hillyngton, worth 50s., held of the Bishop of Norwich, service unknown.
Manor of Wylton, worth 4l., held of the Earl of Arundell, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor and advowson of Islyngton, worth 12l., held of the King, as of the said honor, by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee, and 5s. yearly to the castle guard of Dover.
Manor of Hiklyng, worth 40l., held of the King in socage, by fealty only.
Manor of Teryngton Hall, worth 8l., held of the said Bishop, service unknown.
Manor of Wygenhale.
Manors of Babyngley and Wolverton, worth 30l., held of the King, as of the fee of Rychemond, service unknown.
Manor and advowson of Clenchewarton, worth 3l., held of the King, as of the said fee, service unknown.
A tenement in Clenchewarton, called ‘Belyeters,’ worth 15l., held of the King, as of the said fee.
The patronage of the priories of Hempton and Hikling, worth 100s. each, no tenure.
The advowsons of Reydon, West Wynche, and St. Peter’s Hokewold, worth 100s. each, no tenure.
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36 ANTHONY, EARL RYVERS.
Writ of Mandamus 22 June, 1 Hen. VII; inq. 30 Oct., 2 Hen. VII.
Thomas, Lord Scales, died on the feast of St. James the Apostle, 38 Hen. VI, seised of the under-mentioned manor and advowson in fee.
Other findings as in No. 33.
SUFF. Manor of Wyrlyngton, worth 10l., held of the Abbot of Bury St. Edmund’s, service unknown.
The advowson of Wyrlyngton, worth 100s., no tenure.
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37 JOHN GRIFFYN, esq.
Writ wanting; inq. [1] 8 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated 4 . ., 30 Hen. VI, Nicholas Griffyn, esq., his father, enfeoffed Richard Roos, knt., Henry Roos, esq., Robert Kyrkham, clk., Simon Burton, William Smert, Thomas Haselyngfeld, and John Everdon, of the under-mentioned manor and hundred of West Wardon. They received the King’s pardon for acquiring the same, by letters patent dated 12. ember, 31 Hen. VI.
By deed dated at Braybroke, 4 Sept., 22 Edw. IV, the said John Griffyn enfeoffed William Haryngton and William Stokkes, knts., Thomas Entwysull, Thomas Nevyll, and Thomas Kebell, esqs., Robert Burdon, William Sharman, clk., John Stonibill, clk., and John Beaufo, of the under-mentioned manor of Braybroke, and lands in Rothewell, Devyngton, Weldon, and Watford, to the use of his will.
By deed dated 20 July, 13 Edw. IV, the said Nicholas Griffyn, his father, enfeoffed him, the said John, and Emmote his wife, who survives, of the under-mentioned moiety of the manor of Bowedon and lands in Desburgh, &c., to hold to them and the heirs and assigns of John.
He died 26 Sept. last, seised of the under-mentioned land in Dyngley in fee. Nicholas Griffyn, aged 9 and more, is his son and heir.
N’HAMP. Manor and hundred of West Wardon, alias Chepyng Wardon, worth 20 marks and 40s. respectively, held of the King, service unknown.
Manor of Braybroke, worth 10l., held of the Prince of Wales, as of the honor of Barkhamsted, by knight-service.
Two messuages, 3 cottages, and 10a. land in Rothewell, worth 100s., held of Henry, Earl of Stafford, service unknown.
A messuage and 9a. land in Devyngton, worth 40s., held of Edmund, Earl of Kent, service unknown.
Three messuages and 8a. land in Weldon, and a messuage and 5a. land in Watford, worth 40s., held of the duchy of Lancaster, service at present unknown.
Three acres of uncultivated ground and 4a. wood in Dyngley, worth 3s., held of the King, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
A moiety of the manor of Little Bowedon, worth 40s., held of the Abbot of Pyppewell, service unknown.
A messuage in Desburgh, worth 5s., five virgates of land in Carleton, worth 10s., a messuage, and a virgate of land in Duston and Dalyngton, worth 6s. 8d., and a virgate of land in Russheton, worth 10s., held of the King, as of the honor of Peverell, service unknown.
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38 JOHN NEUBURGH.
Writ 2 Nov., inq. 10 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed indented dated at Northall 27 May, 18 Edw. IV, John Fitzjames the elder, John Carant the younger, Henry Long, John Fitzjames the younger, Thomas Knoyle the elder, Christopher Wode, John Wyke, of Byndon, co. Devon, Master Henry Sutton, clk., John Savage, William Clavyle, William Chyke, John Calowe, and William Assheley, gave the under-mentioned manors to the said John Neuburgh, and Joan his wife, and the heirs of his body.
He died Tuesday the 11th, and she died Wednesday the 12th of October last. Roger Neuburgh, aged 25 and more, is his brother and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Northall, otherwise called ‘Ile Abbates,’ worth 30s., held of the lord of Cory Malet, service unknown.
Manor of Moretowne, worth 5 marks, held of the lord of North Cory, in socage, service unknown.
Manor of Chaddemede, worth 3 marks, held of Nicholas Bluet, the lord of Northe Pederton, by 5s. rent for all service.
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39 JOHN NEUBURGH.
Writ 2 Nov., inq. Wednesday, 12 April, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Est Lulworth, 12 Sept., 11 Edw. IV, John Neuburgh the elder, his grandfather, gave the under-mentioned manors, hundreds, and advowson of Est Lulworth, Combe Keynes, Wynfryth, Sutton Poyntz, Stokewode, and Brodewey, to John Fitzjames, and others, his feoffees (as in No. 38), who received pardon for acquiring the same by letters patent, 8 July, 2 Ric. III, and again 29 Jan., 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Bradpole, 20 Nov., 21 Edw. IV, his said grandfather gave the under-mentioned manor of Bradpole, the water-mill there, and the hundreds of Redehone and Bemyster, to John Fitzjames, the elder, Master Richard Fitzjames, clk., Henry Long, Master Henry Sutton, clk., John Savage, John Neuburgh, and Thomas Neuburgh, his sons, Thomas Knoyle, John Fitzjames, the younger, John Calowe and William Assheley.
The said John Neuburgh, the elder, died Thursday after the feast of the Annunciation, 1 Ric. III, and the said John Neuburgh named in the writ, was his cousin and heir, viz. son of William Neuburgh, knt., his son.
He died Tuesday, 11 Oct. last. Roger Neuburgh, aged 25 and more, is his brother and heir.
DORSET. Manor of Est Lulworth, worth 6 marks, held of the King by two parts of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Combe Keynes, worth 5 marks, held of the King by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee.
Manor of Wynfryth Neuburgh, with the hundred there, worth 10l., held of the King in chief, by service of giving water for the King’s hands on Christmas day, and he shall have the silver basins from which he gave the water.
Manor of Sutton Poyntz, with the hundred of Colyfordes Tre, the manor of Stokewode, with the advowson of the free chapel there, and a moiety of the manor of Brodewey, with lands and tenements in Rodelond beside Brodewey, worth 20 marks, held of the honor of Gloucester, as of the manor of Cranborn, service unknown.
Manor of Bradpole, worth 40 marks, held of the Lord Hastynges, as of the manor of Chuton, co. Somerset, service unknown.
A water-mill in Bradepole, worth 20s., held of the King in socage, by a rent of 6s. 8d. payable to the sheriff.
The hundreds of Redehone and Bemyster, worth 100s., held of the King by grand serjeanty.
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40 JOHN NEUBURGH.
Writ 2 Nov., inq. 10 March, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated at Rokeleye, 10 Sept., 11 Edw. IV, John Neuburgh the elder, esq., his grandfather, gave the under-mentioned manor to John Fitzjames the elder, and others (as in No. 38).
His said grandfather died Thursday after the feast of the Annunciation, 1 Ric. III, to whom he was heir, viz. son of William Neuburgh, knt., his son.
He died Tuesday 11 Oct. last. Roger Neuburgh, aged 25 and more, is his brother and heir.
WILTS. Manor of Rokeley, worth 10 marks, held of the Abbess of Amysbury, service unknown.
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41 EDWARD CERVYNGTON, esq.
Writ 21 June, inq. 24 July, 1 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manor to William Ive, and John Granger, clks., and William Maynard, who by their deed dated 25 May, 20 Edw. IV, demised it to him, and Elizabeth his wife, who survives, for their lives in survivorship, with remainder to Walter Cervyngton, his son and heir, in tail, with remainder in default to Roger, brother of Walter, in tail, with remainder to his own right heirs.
He died 15 June last. The said Walter, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
SOMERS. Manor of Whatley, worth 12l., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
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42 EDWARD CERVYNGTON, esq.
Writ 21 June, inq. Thursday, 27 July, 1 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manors to William Ive, and others (as in No. 41), who by their deed dated at Salisbury 6 Sept., 20 Edw. IV, demised it to him for life, with remainder to Walter and Roger his sons successively in tail.
Death and heir as in No. 41.
DORSET. Manor of Mageston, worth 5 marks, held of the Earl of Devon, service unknown.
Manor of Lydelynche, worth 40s., held of the Bishop of Salisbury, service unknown.
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43 EDWARD SERVYNGTON, esq.
Writ 21 June, inq. 24 July, 1 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned manors to William Ive, and others (as in No. 41), who by their deed dated at Salisbury, 6 Sept., 20 Edw. IV, demised the manors of Langford, Chelleworth, and Domerham, to him for life, with remainder to his sons Walter and Roger successively in tail, with remainder to his own right heirs. The King’s licence was not obtained for thus dealing with the manor of Chelleworth.
And further the said feoffees demised the manors of West Harnham and Bymerton to Katharine Cervyngton, his mother, who survives, for her life, with remainder to the said Walter and Roger in tail, with remainder to his right heirs.
Death and heir as in No. 41.
WILTS. Manor of Langford Cervyngton, worth 5l., held of the Earl of Wilts, service unknown.
The reversion of the manors of West Harnham and Bymerton, held of the Earl of Northumberland.
Manor of Chelleworth in Crikelade, worth 60s., held of the King, by service of 1/4 of a knight’s fee and 18s. rent.
Manor of Little Domerham, worth 40s., held of the Abbot of Glastonbury, service unknown.
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44 HENRY FERRERS, clk.
Writ 16 April, inq. 4 June, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 12 April last, seised in fee tail to himself and the heirs male of his body, of the under-mentioned manor, by virtue of a fine levied, 14 Edw. II. between John de Bures and Hawis his wife, querents, and William Yetmynster, deforciant, of the said manor, which was thereby given to the said John and Hawis for their lives, with remainder to Robert son of the said Hawis in tail male.
Richard Ferrers, esq., aged 40 and more, is his brother and heir, and also heir male of the body of the said Robert son of Hawis.
GLOUC. Manor of Great Teynton, worth 10 marks, held of the King, by service of 1/10 of a knight’s fee.
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45 WILLIAM STOKES, knt.
Writ 15 Dec., inq, 26 June, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 3 Oct. last. Thomas Stokes, clk., aged 40 and more, is his brother and heir.
N’HAMP. He held no lands.
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46 JOHN GOYLYN.
Writ 6 Feb., inq. 5 June, 1 Hen. VII.
He gave the under-mentioned lands and tenements in Oxford to Richard Croft, esq., John Asby, gent., Robert Tristhropp, clk., William Hye, gent., and John Brereton, gent., to the use of his will, viz. to pay his debts and marry his daughters Margery and Agnes, with power of sale.
One John Fitz Aleyn enfeoffed him of the other under-mentioned lands and tenements, and he in turn, enfeoffed the said Richard Croft and John Asby, John Audeley, clk., and Thomas Copcote, gent., thereof, to the use of his will, viz. to secure 8l. rent to Agnes his mother for life, and after her decease to enfeoff Thomas Goylyn, his younger son, of a messuage and land called ‘Tisoes-place,’ for his life, with remainder to John brother of the said Thomas, and his heirs for ever; and to enfeoff Margaret his wife of a messuage and land called ‘le Hall Place’ for life, with remainder to the said John his son.
He died 25 July last. The said John Goylyn, aged 11 and more, is his son and heir.
OXFORD. Divers tenements in the town of Oxford, viz. a tenement by Tryll myll, a garden in Grauntpounde in the suburbs, 3 tenements in Pynferthyngstrete, a tenement in Kepeharme Lane, a tenement by Carefoxe, now in the tenure of John Havell, a shop by All Saints’ Church, a tenement in Northyatestrete, a ball called ‘Seler Hall,’ a tenement called ‘le Swanne,’ a meadow called ‘le Bulstake,’ 2 tenements in St. Giles’ in the suburbs, and the advowson of a chantry at St. Aldate’s; all held in free burgage of the Bailiffs of Oxford, service unknown; worth 3l.
Three messuages, 4 1/2 virgates of land, and a quartron of land in Eppewell; also 2 cottages, 2 gardens, a curtilage with a garden, and a close called ‘le Hill cloce’ there, worth 20s., held in socage of John Catesby, esq., service unknown.
A close called ‘Weston’s Orchard,’ and 6 virgates of land in Great Rollandright, worth 13s. 4d., held of the Prior of Colde Norton, by service of 4s. 4d.
A messuage, a tenement, and 10 virgates of land in Rollandright aforesaid, worth 20s., held of the heirs of Edmund Hungerford, knt., service unknown.
Three messuages, 6 1/2 virgates of land, and 3 quartrons of land; also 2 tofts, 2 closes, a half virgate of land called ‘Catons,’ and a virgate of land called ‘Lambournes’; also 3 cottages, and 3 gardens in Sibford Gower; worth 40s.; held of the Lady Denham, in socage, service unknown.
A messuage and 2 1/2 virgates of land in Sibford Ferrers, worth 10s., held of the Prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England, service unknown.
A tenement in the new street of Dadyngton, and a toft and a half virgate of land in Hempton, worth 6s. 8d., held of the Dean and Chapter of Windsor, service unknown.
A messuage and 120a. land in Adderbury, called ‘Tisoes Place,’ and a messuage and 120a. land in Adderbury and Milton, called ‘le Hall Place,’ worth 3l., held of the Bishop of Winchester, service unknown.
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47 JOHN BASSET, knt.
Writ 22 Nov., inq. 10 June, 1 Hen. VII.
By deed dated Tuesday after the feast of the Purification, 17 Hen. VI, Thomas Courtenay, Earl of Devon, Philip Courtenay, knt., John Colshyll, esq., John Javyen, Roger Treouron, John Patry, clk., and William Hoigge, clk., gave the under-mentioned manor and rent to one John Bassett for life, with remainder to Joan his wife and the heirs of her body begotten by the said John, with remainder in default to the right heirs of John. The said John and Joan had issue the said John Bassett, knt., and died.
He died 6 Nov. last. John Bassett, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
DEVON. Manor of Whitechapell, worth 40l., held of Henry Peverell, by fealty only.
A yearly rent of 4l. out of the manor of Yearnescombe, and out of 10 messuages, 100a. land, 20a. meadow, 5a. wood, and 40a. gorse and heather in Yearnescombe, payable on the feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle: which said manor and lands are held of Thomas Beaumounte, esq., by fealty only.
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48 JOHN BASSET, knt.
Writ 22 Nov., inq. 13 June, 1 Hen. VII.
Thomas, Earl of Devon, and others, gave the under-mentioned manors by deed to John and Joan Bassett, with remainders over (as in No. 47). On the death of his mother the said Joan Bassett, who had survived her husband John, the said John Bassett, knt., entered on the premises, and by deed dated 26 June, 15 Edw. IV, gave the manor of Trevalga, part thereof, to one John Denys of Orlegh for the term of 12 years then next to come, with remainder after that term to John Bassett, his elder son of that name, and Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder in default to Thomas Bassett the elder, Thomas the younger, Martin, and John Bassett the younger, his other sons, successively in tail. Further, by deed dated 30 June, 15 Edw. IV, he gave the manors of Femarschall and Tehyde to the said John Denys, John Pascowe, clk., William Goghert, and Ralph Bevyll, to hold for the term of his life, with remainder to John Bassett the elder, his son, in tail, with remainder to his brothers, as above.
He died 6 Nov. last. John Bassett the elder, aged 23 and more, is his son and heir.
CORNW. Manors of Trevalga and Tehyde, worth 40l., held of the King, as of the castle of Launceveton and the duchy of Cornwall, by one knight’s fee of Mortaine.
Manor of Femarschall, worth 6l., held of the King, as of the said castle and duchy by service of 1/2 of a knight’s fee of Mortaine.
The advowsons of the churches of St. Logan, St. Martin of Cambron, and St. Uni, belonging to the said manor of Tehidy.
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49 JOHN WRYTTELL, esq.
Writ 15 March, inq. 8 May, 1 Hen. VII.
He died 13 Oct. last, seised of the under-mentioned tenement in fee. John Wrytell, aged 7 weeks and more, is his son and heir.
LONDON. A tenement, worth 13s. 4d., in the parish of St. Swithin in Candelwyke strete, in the ward of Walbroke, held of the King in free burgage.
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50 JOHN WRYTTELL, esq.
Writ 15 March, inq. 13 June, 1 Henry VII.
Humphrey Sterky, knt., chief baron of the Exchequer, sometime recorder of the city of London, Robert Plomer, John Kyng of Dunmowe, and John Wode of Hatfelde, were seised of the under-mentioned messuage and gardens in fee, to the use of the said John Writell and his last will: and it was agreed between the said John Writell, Humphrey Sterky, Robert Plomer, and John Wode, of the one part, and the said John Kyng of the other, that they the said Humphrey, Robert, John, and John should not alienate the whole or any part of the premises unless on trust that the said John Kyng should be discharged of certain sums in which he stood bound at the said John Writell’s request, viz. 240l. to John Grene and Katharine his wife, 30l. 6s. 8d. to William Pykenham, clk., and 26l. 13s. 4d. to Andrew Priour; and at the same time power was reserved to the said John Kyng, his heirs and assigns, to take the issues and profits, or to sell part or the whole thereof, in case he should be sued, vexed, or troubled in respect of the said sums of money. By his will the said John Kyng appointed Anne his wife his executrix, and died; and the said Anne remarried with one John Ramston; and the said Katharine Grene is now sueing them for the debt due to her said late husband John Grene, so that the said John Ramston, and Anne his wife, being executrix as aforesaid, are sued, vexed, and troubled.
The said John Writell died 13 Oct. last. John Writell, aged 8 weeks and more, is his son and heir.
SURREY. A capital messuage and 22 gardens in the parish of St. Olave’s, Southwark, of the clear yearly value of 10 marks, held of the Archbishop of Canterbury, service unknown.
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