433 Writ. ‡ 4 February 1436. [Bate].
[Dorse:] I, John Selby, certify that, by virtue of this writ, I took into the king's hand the land, etc., specified in the attached inquisition.
KENT. Inquisition [indented]. Maidstone. 25 February 1436. [Selby].
Jurors: Stephen Amyot; Thomas Meller; William Donmowe; William Leuesoth; John Rotyng; John Piers, Simon atte Brygge; Thomas Lestede, senior; Thomas Gylys; Thomas Skete; Stephen Barlyng; and John Jamot.
He died seised of the following in demesne as of fee.
Marden, Goudhurst and Boughton Monchelse, 6 a. land, 1 a. and 1 rood of wood,
61s. 7½d. and six hens rent, and 75 works, worth 5 marks yearly. This makes up approximately 1/10 of the manor of Tracies in Newington, of which it is a parcel.
The manor is held of the king in chief by service of finding a man with a horse, a sack and a peg (cavillus) to carry the king's wooden vessels with the king when he goes with his army by reason of war in Wales, for 40 days at the cost of the king for food and drink for the man and horse.
He died on 6 September last. Joan Lawrence, aged 28 years and more, and Katherine, wife of John Norton, aged 27 years and more, are his daughters and next heirs.
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ANNE WHO WAS WIFE OF JOHN MORE
434 Writ. ‡ 16 November 1435. [Bate].
STAFFORDSHIRE. Inquisition [indented]. Penkridge. 21 November 1435. [Hexstall].
Jurors: John Wynnesbury; Samson Erdeswyk; John Bethome; William Smyth; Hugh Hawthorne; Thomas Piry; John Whiston; Thomas Creswall; John Pikstoke; John Bowde; Thomas Marchall; and Richard Fernyhalgh.
She held the following in demesne as of fee.
Penkridge, a messuage, worth 2s. yearly; 30 a. land, each acre worth 2d. yearly; 4 a. meadow, each acre worth 3d. yearly, held of the king in chief, as a parcel of the manor of Penkridge, as 1/80 knight's fee.
She died on 22 September last. Thomas More, her son and next heir, is aged 30 years and more.
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435 Writ. ‡ 28 December 1435. [Wymbyssh].