Elizabeth Cross
(-1425)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William la Zouche 4th Baron Zouche of Haryngworth

Elizabeth Cross

  • Marriage (1): William la Zouche 4th Baron Zouche of Haryngworth
  • Died: 17 Nov 1425 1

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Inquisition: Post mortem, 20 Nov 1425. 1 ELIZABETH WIDOW OF WILLIAM LE ZOUCHE, CHEVALIER

540 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]

Regarding lands held in dower of the inheritance of William le Zouche, chevalier , son of William le Zouche, chevalier .

SHROPSHIRE AND THE ADJACENT MARCH OF WALES. Inquisition. Bridgnorth. 21 December 1425. [Boterell]

Jurors: Hugh Dudmaston ; Thomas Odyes ; Richard Parlur ; Hugh Gren ; John Peole ; Henry C...dmaker [ms torn]; Thomas Foster ; Hugh Busley ; Thomas Hebald ; William Kynnesley ; John Baker ; and Thomas Ferror .

She held in dower by endowment of William le Zouche, chevalier , her former husband, of the inheritance of William le Zouche, chevalier , his son, 1/3 of 1/2 manor of Meole Brace, annual value 40s. In 1/3 manor [sic] there are 2 virgates, each worth 13s. 4d. yearly, and 13s. 4d. rents of service from tenements in Meole Brace. The third part is held of the earl of March's heir, service unknown.

She died on 17 November last.

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541 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

LEICESTERSHIRE. Inquisition. Market Bosworth. 23 January 1426. [Lathebury]
Jurors: William Perburn ; William Aleyn ; Walter Flamstede ; John Polhare ; William Copston ; Thomas Smyth ; John Shepey ; Thomas Dolman ; Robert Clerk ; William Baker ; Laurence Edwyn ; and William Leche .

She held the following in dower as in 540, all held of the earl of Winchester's heir, service unknown.

Thorpe Arnold, 1/3 manor, annual value 60s., in which there are 2 carucates, each worth 20s. yearly, and 20s. rents of service from tenements there.
Claybrooke Parva, 1/3 manor, annual value 30s., in which there are 3 virgates, each worth 10s. yearly.
Walton, 1/3 of a messuage and of 1/2 virgate, annual value 2s.
Bruntingthorpe, 1/3 toft, annual value 2d.

Date of death as in 540.

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542 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

HERTFORDSHIRE. Inquisition. Ware. 29 November 1425. [Stokdale]
Jurors: John Abbot ; Nicholas Thurgood ; William West ; Reginald Baud ; John Est ; Richard Rous ; Philip Wavell ; William Renyngton ; John Bedell ; William Ame ; Robert West ; and Walter Amell .

She held the following in dower as in 540, of the dean and chapter of St Paul's, London, service unknown.

Caddington, 1/3 messuage, worth 10s. yearly.
Kensworth, 1/3 tenement called 'Vamesacrestenement', worth 3s. 4d. yearly.

Date of death as in 540.

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543 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

NORFOLK. Inquisition. ?Docking. 23 January 1426. [Drury]
Jurors: Robert Wylly ; Thomas Person ; John Dyttrote ; John Bray ; John Olyver ; Henry Berneys ; John Short ; John Merssh ; John Geyton ; John Bryd ; William Sapere ; Simon Trout ; and Robert Brekwode .

She held 1/3 manor of Docking (Dryedockyng) in dower as in 540, of the king in socage by fealty. In 1/3 manor there are 2 carucates, each worth 20s. yearly; and 13s. 4d. rents of service from tenements in the vill at Easter and Michaelmas equally.

Date of death as in 540.

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544 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

WILTSHIRE. Inquisition. Amesbury. 26 December 1425. [Fauconcer]
Jurors: John Carre ; Thomas Baberstoke ; John Bondy ; Robert Forster ; Hugh Milward ; William Nowble ; John Madyngton ; John Davy ; Richard Boner ; John Appelby ; Richard Umfray ; and William Dygon .

She held 1/3 manor of Calstone in dower as in 540, of Humphrey duke of Gloucester of his manor of Devizes in socage. In 1/3 manor there are 2 messuages, each worth 3s. yearly; a carucate, worth 26s. 8d. yearly; and 8 a. meadow, worth 8s. yearly.

Date of death as in 540.

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545 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

SOMERSET. Inquisition. Yeovil. 16 December 1425. [Wyneford]
Jurors: Simon Blyke ; Robert Hymerford ; John Chelleworth ; William Lumbard ; John Blakalre ; John Jermyn ; William Burton ; John Bache ; Philip Batte ; John Broun ; Roger Gugge ; and Richard Barbour .

She held the following in dower as in 540, of the king in socage by service of 1/4d.

Haygrove, 1/3 of 2 parts of the manor. In the third part there are 100 a. land, each acre worth 2d. yearly; and 6 a. meadow, each acre worth 12d. yearly.
Bridgwater, 4 annual rent from the fee-farm of the borough at Michaelmas.
Odcombe, 1/3 of 1/6 manor, worth 10s. yearly.

Date of death as in 540.

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546 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

RUTLAND. Inquisition. Clipsham. 12 January 1426. [Knyghtley]
Jurors: John Revell ; John Overton ; Thomas Burton ; William Parker ; Richard Janyn ; John Toly ; William Bayly ; John Parker ; William Gunnold ; William Stafford ; John Claydon ; and William Lyttylton .

She held the following in dower as in 540.

Clipsham, 1/3 manor, annual value 54s. 6d., in which there are 22d. rents of service at Michaelmas and Easter equally; and 7 messuages, 7 virgates and 6 cottages, each messuage with a virgate worth 6s. 8d. yearly and each cottage worth 12d. yearly.
Wing, a messuage and a virgate, worth 6s. 8d.
North Luffenham, 3s. 4d. rents of service at Michaelmas and Easter equally.
The 1/3 manor is held of the countess of Stafford , service unknown.
The remainder of the lands and tenements are held of the earl of Warwick , service unknown.

Date of death as in 540.

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547 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

OXFORDSHIRE. Inquisition. Bloxham. 23 January 1426. [Danvers]
Jurors: John Archer ; John Andrewe ; John Benet ; John Dyker ; John Large ; Thomas Notherst ; John Shirburn ; John Crosse ; Richard Pierson ; John Kynche ; Thomas Bray ; and William attebarre .

She held 13s. 4d. rents of service from tenements in the vill of Hempton at Easter and Michaelmas equally, in dower as in 540, of John Dene , service unknown.

Date of death as in 540. [Foot:] 12 February in arrears.

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548 [Writ: see 547 .]

BERKSHIRE. Inquisition. Abingdon. 23 January 1426. [Danvers]

Jurors: Richard Holcote ; John Longe ; Roger Rosse ; John London ; William Pusey ; John Basse ; John Wodhill ; Henry Horner ; Thomas Ryver ; John Geffray ; John Elys ; and John Hardyng .

She held 26s. 8d. rent from tenements in the vill of Newbury at Michaelmas and Easter equally, in dower as in 540, of the king in socage by fealty.

Date of death as in 540.

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549 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

DEVON. Inquisition. Barnstaple. 16 December 1425. [Beaumond]
Jurors: Thomas Fallond ; William Broun ; John Hayne ; John More ; William Wily ; John Chape[?...] [ms holed]; Richard Nywcombe ; Walter Bowdon ; John Incleden ; Thomas Hurtknoll ; John Loveryng ; and John Hurdyng .

She held the following in dower as in 540, of the king, service unknown.

Totnes, 1/3 manor with 1/3 free borough, the third parts worth 26s. 8d. yearly. Cornworthy, 1/3 manor, in which there are 4 messuages, worth 3s. yearly, and 2 carucates, worth 40s. yearly.
South..., 40s. annual rent from lands and tenements.

Date of death as in 540.

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550 Writ. 20 November 1425. [Wymbyssh]
As 540.

BEDFORDSHIRE. Inquisition. Thornbury. 23 January 1426. [J Cheyne]
Jurors:n550_001 John Hermer ; Richard Sampson ; John Baker ; Giles Watford ; Thomas ?Porter [ms torn]; Thomas Hunt ; Nicholas Heyne ; John Hardy ; John Spenser ; John Morton ; William Watford ; and William Sander .

She held the following in dower as in 540.

Thornbury, 1/3 manor, and 1/3 vill of Houghton Regis, of the king in chief by knight service, amount unknown. In the third part there are 3 carucates, each worth 26s. 8d. yearly; 3 virgates pasture, each worth 2s. yearly; 20 a. meadow, each acre worth 2s. yearly; and 20s. assize rents at Michaelmas and Easter in equal portions. The 1/3 site of the manor is worth nothing yearly.
Dunstable, 1/3 messuage, toft and 20 a. land, of the prior of Dunstaple , service unknown, annual value 10s.
Totternhoe, 1/3 profits of a view of frankpledge and 20 a. land in the vill, of the lord of Odell, service unknown, annual value 10s.

Date of death as in 540.

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Elizabeth married William la Zouche 4th Baron Zouche of Haryngworth, son of William la Zouche 3rd Baron Zouche of Haryngworth and Agnes Grene. (William la Zouche 4th Baron Zouche of Haryngworth was born before 16 May 1374 2 and died on 3 Nov 1415 3.)


Sources


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 22.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 18 Henry IV: 360-376.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 20 Henry V: 123-138.

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