The Inquisitiones post mortem for the County of Worcester Volume 1

9781130612028: The Inquisitiones post mortem for the County of Worcester Volume 1

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 Excerpt: ...AND HOME. Inquisition made on Monday before the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, 3 Edward I. A.D. 1275, before P. de Stoke, sub-escheator, by the oath of Robert de Astwode, Adam Allewey (?), John de la Hethe of Bromesgrave, John de laWominge of Bromesgrave, Richard son of...., John son of Hugh, Richard son of Adam, Adam de Wesebur", Richard son of Ralph de Lega Leigh, John de Berton of Lega, Walter Fanling' of the same place, and Robert Botevilem, who say that Hugh de Mortuo Mari Mortimer of Richard's Castle1 held in chief of the king the manors of Wichebaud Wychebold, Codrugge Cotheridge, and Homin Home Castle, pertaining to the Barony of Bureford Burford, and that Robert de Mortuo Mari is his son and next heir, and is of the age of 22 years and more, as they say. And they say there is at Wichebaud a capital messuage with a curtilage worth yearly 2s.; one dovecot I2d.; 4 virgates of land in demesne, a virgate containing 60 acres, and every acre worth yearly $d. Sum of the demesne 100j. There are there in demesne 12 acres of meadow, and every acre is worth yearly 1%d. Sum 18j. The pasture is worth yearly 6s. qd.; there is there a wood from which can be sold yearly underwood to the value of 4s., without waste; from pannage nothing; rents of assize of the free tenants there 8li. 6s. 3d. Peter Corbet holds of the said manor one knight's fee; Thomas de Arderne, a fourth part of a fee; Adam de Elmebrug Elmbridge one fee; Henry Peremort, half a fee; Grimaldi Pancefot Grimbald Pauncefot2 half a fee; Joan 1 See ante, p. 5. Hugh de Mortimer died 1275. Robert, who succeeded him, married Joyce, daughter of William la Zouch, sou of the 2nd Baron Zouch of Ashby. Sir Grimbald Pauncefot was one of the 15 Knights taken prisoners at Northampton by Henry III. in 1264. T...

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