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Sir Reynold Malyns
(-1384)
Florence
(-After 1390)
Sir Edmund Malyns of Henton, Oxfordshire
(Abt 1351-1385)
Isabel
Reynold Malyns
(Bef 1373-1431)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Alice

Reynold Malyns

  • Born: Bef 1373
  • Marriage (1): Alice
  • Died: 1431 1

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 20 Nov 1385. 2 266. Edmund Malyns, knight

Writ, 20 November, 9 Richard II

SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Mulbornport, 16 December, 9 Richard II.

He was seised of the under-mentioned manor jointly with Isabel his wife.

Stawell. The manor, with the advowson of the church, held of Matthew de Gornay, knight, as of his manor of Corymalet, by knight's service.

He died on 15 October last. Reynold his son, aged 12 years and more, is his heir.

267. DORSET. Inq. taken at Shirborn, 14 December, 9 Richard II.

He held no lands &c. in the county.

Date of death and heir as above.

268. Writ, 18 November, 9 Richard II

Endorsed: The escheator has taken into the king's hand the manor of Little Purle because it is held of the king in chief and was alienated without the king's licence.

OXFORD.Extent (indented) taken at Watlyngton, Tuesday before St. Nicholas, 9 Richard II.
The said Edmund held no lands in the county on the day of his death because on Wednesday before the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 9 Richard II, he gave all his lands &c. in the county to Thomas Barentyn, John Harwdon, John Bouer, vicar of the church of Bournham, and William de Achekote, their heirs and assigns, and they have been in seisin ever since.

He died on Sunday after St. Denis last. Reynold his son, aged 13 years and more, is his heir.

269. BERKS. Extent (indented) taken at Arloe Croys, Saturday after the Conception, 9 Richard II.

The said Edmund held no lands &c. in the county because &c. (as in the last inquisition).
Date of death and heir as last above.

Little Purle. The manor, held of the king in chief, services not known, and alienated as above without the king's licence.

270. Writ of plenius certiorari, with reference to the last two inquisitions, to enquire as to the tenure of the manors and lands aforesaid, and whether the tenants in dower and other tenants thereof attorned to the said feoffees. 24 January, 9 Richard II.

OXFORD. Extent (indented) taken at Henle, Thursday the eve of the Purification, 9 Richard II.
Florence late the wife of Reynold Malyns, knight, was dowered by the said Edmund of the under-mentioned manor of Brittewell and other lands and rents in other counties in full satisfaction of her dower of all his lands in the counties of Oxford and Berks. She granted the manor for the term of her life to the said Edmund and his heirs and assigns, and all the tenants attorned to Edmund. Afterwards the said Edmund granted the manor and the under-mentioned premises to Thomas Barentyn and other feoffees (as above), to whom Florence and all the tenants attorned.

Brittewell. The manor, held of the king, as of the honor of Gloucester, by service of a tenth part of a knight's fee.

Henton. The manor, held of the king, as of the honor of Wallingford, by service of a moiety of a knight's fee.

Attyndon. A carucate of land, held of the abbot of Thame, services not known.

271. BERKS. Extent (indented) taken at Remneham, Thursday the eve of the Purification, 9 Richard II.

He granted the under-mentioned manor and rent to Thomas Barentyn and other feoffees (as above), to whom all the tenants attorned.

Little Purle. The manor, held of the king in chief, services not known.

Redyng. 13s. 4d. rent, held of the abbot of Redyng in free burgage.

C. Ric. II File 40 (1)
E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 234 (3) (Berks)

Manorial Estate, 1399-1424, Purley Parva Manor, Purley on Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG8, GB. 3 The manor of PURLEY PARVA (Purlew Westbrook, xvii cent.), assessed at half a hide, was held at the time of the Domesday Survey by Theodoric the Goldsmith, and had belonged in the reign of Edward the Confessor to Edward...William de Sifrewast was succeeded by his son Nicholas, whose heir, another William, in 1302 enfeoffed Henry Buskre of Malines and Cecily his wife, whose descendants held the manor for more than 120 years. Henry 'Malyns' died about 1324. Cecily survived him and was seised of the estate until her death in 1331; her heir was her son Edmund Malyns, then said to be thirty years old, though his age had been stated at twenty-eight and more in the inquest taken after his father's death.

In 1339 Edmund obtained licence to grant the property to his son Reynold Malyns and to Edmund de Hampden for life. Reynold afterwards acquired also lands in Oxfordshire and became a knight. He died in 1384, leaving as his heir his son Edmund, on whose death in 1386 the manor of Purley Parva passed, for the only time during the Malyns' tenancy, to a minor. This was Edmund, the younger son of Sir Edmund Malyns, upon whom the estate had been settled for life with reversion to his father's heirs and contingent remainder to Thomas Barentyne and Joan his wife. Edmund Malyns died in 1399 and was succeeded by his elder brother Reynold.

Reynold Malyns remained in possession of the manor until 1424, in which year he conveyed it to Thomas and Alice Walshe and John their son...

Inquisition: Post mortem, 16 Sep 1399. 4 1325 EDMUND MALYNS

BERKS. Inq. (indented) taken at Walyngford, 16 September, 23 Richard II.

He held no lands etc. in the said county. But John Harndon, John Boner, vicar of Burnam, and William Achecote, vicar of Chalgrave, were seised in their demesne as of fee of two parts of the under-mentioned manor of Purlegh and of the reversion of the third part which Isabel late wife of Edmund Malyns father of the said Edmund holds in dower for term of life. The said John, John and William granted to the said Edmund younger son of Edmund the said two parts and the reversion of the third part of the manor for term of life with successive remainders to the heirs of the body of Edmund Malyns the father of the said Edmund, Thomas Barentyn and Joan his wife and their heirs male, and to the right heirs of the said Edmund Malyns the father, the king's licence having been obtained.

Purlegh. Two parts of the manor and the reversion of the third part, held of the king in chief by the service of an eighth part of a knight's fee.

He died on Pentecost Sunday last past. Reynold Malyns, aged 24 years and more, is the son of the said Edmund the father and brother of Edmund the son and his next heir.

C. Ric. II File 109 (10)

Manorial Estate, 1400-1431, Theydon Mount Manor, Theydon Mount, Epping, Essex, CM16, GB. 1 In 1322 John de Sutton leased the manor for twelve years to Henry de Malyns and in the following year released to him all his right in the property. Malyns must have died soon after, for in 1324 John de Sutton released his right in the manor to Edmund de Malyns, Henry's son and heir. In 1326 Edmund was pardoned for acquiring in fee this property which was held in chief of the Honor of Rayleigh and entering upon it without licence. In 1346 he held knight's fee in Theydon Mount.

Sir John de Sutton of Dudley (Worc.), son of the above John and Margaret de Sutton, disputed de Malyns' title to the manor, claiming that it descended to him after the death of his parents. In 1348 and again in 1350 the matter was heard before the court of Common Pleas, but Malyns evidently won his case. He was apparently alive in 1357 but had been succeeded by his son Reynold Malyns before December 1361, when the latter presented to the rectory of Theydon Mount. Sir Reynold died in 1384 holding the manor jointly with his wife Florence. His son and heir was Edmund Malyns. Florence was still holding the manor in 1390. In 1400 the manor was conveyed by Thomas Waller and two others, presumably feoffees, to Reynold Malyns and his wife Alice and the heirs of Reynold. In 1418 Reynold and Alice conveyed the manor of Theydon Mount and Hill Hall to feoffees to hold of the chief lords with successive remainders to the heirs of Reynold and then to Edmund Hampden and his heirs. In 1428 Reynold was found to hold fee in Theydon Mount formerly held by Richard de Sutton. He died in 1431. There is no specific reference to Theydon Mount in his will, nor any mention of children, and in 1434 Alice his widow released her right in the manor to Sir Hugh Halsham, kt., and others who held it by her feoffment.


Reynold married Alice. (Alice died after 1434.)


Sources


1 <i>A History of the County of Essex</i>, 10 (London: Victoria County History, n.d.), 4: 276-281.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 16 (Richard II): 100-110.

3 Victoria County History of Berkshire, Vol. 3 pp 417-422.

4 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 17 (Richard II): 508-520.

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