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Robert de Courtenay Lord of Okehampton
(Abt 1183-1242)
Mary de Vernon
(-After 1244)
Hugh de Vere 4th Earl of Oxford
(Abt 1210-Bef 1263)
Hawise de Quincy
(Between 1200/1212-After 1263)
John de Courtenay
(-1274)
Isabel de Vere
(Bef 1235-After 1299)
Hugh de Courtenay
(Abt 1250-1292)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor le Despenser

Hugh de Courtenay

  • Born: Abt 1250 2
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor le Despenser 1
  • Died: 28 Feb 1292, Colcombe Castle, Colyton, Devon, EX24, GB aged about 42 1
  • Buried: Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, EX4, GB 1

  General Notes:

HUGH de Courtenay of Okehampton (-Colcombe 28 Feb 1292, bur Cowick near Exeter). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Forde Abbey names "Hugonem de Courtnay primum" as son of "dominum Johannem de Courtenay" and his wife "Isabellam filiam domini Johannis de Veere comitis Oxoniæ". Inquisitions after a writ dated 11 May "2 Edw I" following the death of "John de Corteney alias de Curtenay" name "Isabel sometime his wife...Hugh his son aged 24 is his next heir". The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Forde Abbey records the death "apud Colecombe III Kal Mar 1291" of "Hugonem de Courtnay primum" and his burial "apud Cowick prope Exon.".

m ELEANOR le Despencer, daughter of Sir HUGH le Despencer & his wife Aline Basset of Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (-30 Sep 1328, bur Cowick near Exeter). The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Forde Abbey records that "Hugonem de Courtnay primum" married "Elianoram filiam…domini Hugonis le Despencer primi, patris etiam domini Hugonis le Despencer…postea comitis Winton". The Fundationis et Fundatorum Historia of Forde Abbey records the death "1328 II Kal Oct" of "Hugonem de Courtnay primum…[vidua] domina Alianora" and her burial "prope maritum…apud Cowick".

Sir Hugh & his wife had [seven] children: [Eleanor], Hugh, Philip, Isabel, Aveline, Egeline and Margaret. 1

  Noted events in his life were:

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 11 May 1274. 2 71. John de Corteney alias de Curtenay.

Writ, 11 May, 2 Edw. I.

[Buckingham.] Extent (undated). Hildesdon. A capital messuage, lands, wood and rent (extent given) were given to Isabel sometime his wife in free marriage, and so held of the earl of Oxford. Hugh, his son, aged 24, is his next heir.

Buckingham. Extent (undated). Wavendon. A messuage, lands, wood and rent (extent given), similarly held of the said earl. Heir as above.

Devon. Extent and Inq. Tuesday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Popelsford. The borough (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of his manor of Aylesbear. Heir as above, aged 23 at the feast of the Annunciation in the same year.

Berks. Extent, Sunday after the Holy Trinity, 2 Edw. I. Sutton. The manor (extent given), including a pasture called Herdegrave and a member called Hauekerig', held of the king in chief as freely as the king held it, and by his charter. Heir as above, aged 24 and more.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Thursday after St. Augustine the Apostle, 2 Edw. I. Okumpton. The borough (extent given) held of the king in chief as pertaining to his barony of Okimton. Heir as above under Popelsford.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Thursday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I. Okumpton. The manor (extent given), including a place called the castle of Okumpton which is nothing but an old motte (mota), held of the king in chief as head of his barony, doing service of two knights, together with his own service, or four esquires in time of disturbance, at his own cost for forty days, and beyond at the king's cost. The advowson of the church is held to the use of the priory of Cowyk and ninety-two knights' fees, names unknown, pertain to this barony. Heir as above.

Devon. Extent and Inq. Thursday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I.

Exeter. Mills and free tenancies outside the city (extent given) held of the king in chief as members of the aforesaid barony.

(Unspecified.) 30 acres held by John Floyer, rendering a pot (ollum) of wine whenever the said John de Curtenay or any of his heirs would dine or feast (gentaculare vel comedere) in the Isle of Exeter; and a messuage held by Richard Mandevile rendering 40d. at Michaelmas and Easter.

Cowyk. The priory, held of the barony of Okumpton in frankalmoin.

St. Mary of the Marsh. The priory, similarly held, rendering nothing.

Alfington. The manor held by John de Nevile of the same barony, rendering nothing; but the advowson of the church pertains to the barony, and out of the said mills &c. the lord renders 1 mark to the priory of Cowyk, 1 mark to the wife of Nicholas Treydevrs (?), ½ mark to Henry de Campo Arnulphi and Thomas de Craundon, ½ mark to the chapel of St. Mary Steps (de Gradibus), and 5s. to the chapel of the castle of Exeter yearly.

Heir as above.

Devon. Extent and Inq. Saturday the feast of St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I.

Musebiri. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) with the advowson of the church, including Broclond held by Thomas de Pyn, with the wardship of the heir, held of the king in chief as member of his barony of Okumpton.

Esse. The manor (extent given) pertaining to the manor of Mosebiri, and rendering 10s. yearly to the lord of that manor.

Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Friday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I. Chulmelegh. The borough (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of the aforesaid barony. Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Saturday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I.

Chulmelegh. The manor (extent given), including a hall, chamber, grange &c. at Neweham within the manor, held of the king in chief as member of the aforesaid barony, with the advowson of the church, where there are six prebends, one worth 60s., and the five others worth 2 marks each.

Duwelton. Twenty-eight tenants in villenage, a water-mill and pasture.

Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Friday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. 1. Sampford. The manor (extent given with names of tenants), held of the king in chief as member of the aforesaid barony, with the advowson of the church. The villeins used to be taxed at the will of the lord. 5 marks from fourteen tenants in this manor which the said John gave to Robert le Peytevyn for life, are taken into the king's hand. Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Monday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Culiford. The borough (extent given) held of the king in chief as member pertaining to the manor of Culiton. Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Tuesday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Wympel. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of his barony of Okumpton. The villeins used to be taxed at the will of the lord. The advowson of the church pertains to the priory of Cowyk. Heir as above.

Devon. Extent and Inq. Tuesday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Aylesbere. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of the aforesaid barony. The advowson of the church pertains to the priory of Polslo. Heir as above.

Devon. Extent and Inq. Monday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Culiton. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of the king in chief by service of 1 knight. The advowson of the church is held to the use of the dean and chapter of Exeter. Heir as above.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Wednesday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Ken. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) with the advowson of the church held of the king in chief as member of his barony of Okumpton. The villeins used to be taxed at the will of the lord. And the said John gave 100s. rent in this manor to Sir John Wyger until he or his heirs should have been paid 100 marks, and they are taken into the king's hand. Heir as above.

Somerset. Inq. and extent, Saturday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I. Heminton. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of his barony of Hockamton, including a pasture called Hayuode, a tax of villeins called 'Lardarium,' ½ knight's fee held by Hugh de Wydewrthy, Nicholas de Sancto Victore and Roger de Boell by knight's service, and the advowson of the church, worth 18 marks according to the synodal taxation. Heir as above, aged 25.

Somerset. Inq. and extent, Monday after St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I.

Cruk. The manor (extent given), including services of villeins in Minsterton, Craft and Wolmereston, and the mill of Bery, held of the king in chief, service unknown because William de Vernoun, earl of the Isle (del Ylle), gave the manor to Robert de Curtenay, father of the said John, in free marriage with Mary his daughter.

Cokere Maundevyle. 2 fees, held by John de Maundevyl by knight's service.

Axhulle and Sevenaunton. 7 fees held by Maud de Moleton.

Clopton, held for ½ fee by Robert de Pavely.

And from the said three tenants pertain to the lord homage, wardship, relief and scutage.

Heir as above.

Somerset. Inq. and extent, Wednesday after St. Dunstan, 2 Edw. I. Wotton. A third part of the manor (extent given), held jointly by the said John and Isabel his wife of Philip Basset and his heirs, of the gift of the said Philip, rendering 6d. yearly for scutage. And 1/10 knight's fee is held by Adam de Bagedrip, who gives nothing but wardship and relief. Heir as above.

Dorset. Inq. Friday the eve of St. Augustine, 2 Edw. I. Iwern Curtenay. The manor (full extent given), including lands in Littlecumb, Bunebyri, and Sutcumb in the east field, on Wytedich, in Langelond, Bremelfurlang, and Dunfurlang in the west field, and in Estmed below the court, Littlebrokesmed and Ferndon, held of the king in chief by barony as member of his barony of Hocumton. Heir as above, aged 25 from the feast of the Annunciation last.

Writ of certiorari, on the complaint of the abbot &c. of Forde, that the escheator had taken into the king's hand certain land in Haregrave sometime given to them in frankalmoin, 20 June, 2 Edw. I.

Devon. Inq. Friday before St. Margaret, 2 Edw. I. Haregrave. Hawis de Curtenay gave to the said abbey the whole land of Hargrave in frankalmoin for maintaining three poor persons in the infirmary of the said house, and Robert de Curtenay her son and heir confirmed the gift. John de Curtenay was never seised thereof; but the said abbot &c. have been in seisin time out of mind, and delivered the land to two tenants at will, who rendered 40s. yearly to the abbey, and no service to the said John, unless for favour and not of debt.

Writ of certiorari, on the complaint of the abbot &c. of Torre that the escheator had taken into the king's hand certain lands &c. in Deulton, which the said John granted them in exchange for the prebend of Asseclyste until the said prebend should be vacant, 30 June, 2 Edw. I.

Devon. Inq. Wednesday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 2 Edw. I. Duwelton. The said abbot &c. were in seisin of the whole land of Duwelton, excepting the advowson of the church, for ten years and more before the death of the said John, by indenture made between them, until the said John or his heir should cause the said abbot &c. to have the prebend of Aysseclist for ever, and the said John was not in seisin thereof when he died. The said land is member of the barony of Okumpton.

Note that it is member of the barony of Okumpton and newly alienated to religious men without warrant.

Writ of certiorari, on the complaint of Geoffrey le Frere and Alice his wife that the escheator had taken into the king's hand the manor of Engleborne, which they held of the abbot of Buffestre for the life of the said Alice, 11 July, 2 Edw. I.

Devon. Inq. and extent, Friday the feast of St. Matthew, 2 Edw. I. Engeleburne. The manor is held as member of the barony of Okumpton, but John de Curtenay was not seised thereof in his demesne as of fee on the day when he died, for [Henry ?] de Puntestok and Alice his wife held it ten years before the death of the said John of the abbot and convent of Bufestria, who held it of John de Reygny, whose father, Thomas enfeoffed them thereof, and afterwards Geoffrey le Frere espoused the said Alice who held the manor for a year before the death of John de Curtenay.

C. Edw. I. File 6. (1.)

• Inquisition: Post mortem, 24 Mar 1292. 3 31. HUGH DE CURTENAY alias DE CURTEYE, DE CURTENEYE, DE CORTENAY.

Writ, 24 March, 20 Edw. I.

BUCKINGHAM. Extent. Monday ofter St. Ambrose, 20 Edw. I.

Hildesdon or Hyldesdon. The manor (extent given) held of the earl of Oxford by service of 1/2 knight's fee; and 9s. are paid yearly for the king's hidage.

He died on Thursday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 20 Edw. I. Hugh his son, aged 16 on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross next, is his next heir.

DORSET. Extent. 3 April, 20 Edw. I.

Iwerne Curteney. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by knight's service, as pertaining to his barony of Ocamton co. Devon which he held of the king.

He held no other lands and no knight's fees or advowsons of churches in the county.

Hugh his eldest son, aged 17 at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross next, is his next heir.

SOMERSET. Friday after SS. Tiburtius and Valerian, 20 Edw. I.
Cruk. A moiety of the manor (extent given), including moieties of the water-mills of Taile, Donnyngesmille, Hywysch, Paddokeslake, and Combe, and of the mill of Burimille, rents called 'hockzou' at Whitsunday, Bathselver, and Scotmust (?), headmoney (capitagium garcionum), and a moiety of the issues of a fair at the feast of St. Bartholomew and of a market, held of the king in chief as annexed to the barony of Plumpton co. Devon, by knight's service.

Heir as last above.

SOMERSET. Extent. Friday before SS. Tiburtius and Valerian, 20 Edw. I.

Hemyngton. The manor (extent given), including headmoney (capitagium garcionum), cherchsette, and pasture in the park and in Haywode and Filemede, held of the king in chief by knight's service, as pertaining to the barony of Okhampton co Devon.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. taken at Eylesbear, 24 April, 20 Edw. I.

Hwympel. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton which pertains to the honour of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. 24 April, 20 Edw. I.

Eylesbere. The manor (extent given) including 56s. 1/2d. rent from the township of 'la Nywaton,' and a fair, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

DEVON. Inq. made at Exeter on Friday after St. George, 20 Edw. I. (Unspecified.)

Four corn mills and two fulling mills with rents thereto adjacent, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton. The whole is worth 27l. yearly, of which Henry de Ralegh receives a third part for life by the enfeoffment of the said Hugh.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. Tuesday before the Invention of the Holy Cross, 20 Edw. I. Colyton. The manor (extent given), including pasture &c. in the park, turbary in Radich, rents of 2lb. cummin and a clove gillyflower, 4s. rent from certain men of Raddych, a foreign hundred held in common with Sir Thomas de Saunford, a fair at the feast of St. Calixtus in common, and the borough of Colyton, and toll of the market, held of the heirs of Walter Dunstraunvill by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. made at Colyton on Tuesday before the Invention of the Holy Cross, 20 Edw. I.

Mousbyr[y]. The manor (extent given), including a rent of 3lb. wax, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhamton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. Monday before St. George, 20 Edw. I.

Ken. The manor (extent given), including profits of coneys, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhamptone.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. taken at Chulmelegh, 16 April, 20 Edw. I.

Chalvelegh. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. 16 April, 20 Edw. I. Chulmelegh.

The manor (extent given), including land at Great Wytedon, 2s. headmoney (de chevagio) at the hundred (court) of Michaelmas, 55s. 2d. rent of assize from the borough of Chulm[elegh], and a fair on the feast of St. Mary Magdalen with toll of the market, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. made at Sandford Curtenay, 15 April, 20 Edw. I.

Duwelton. The manor (extent given), including 20s. aid of customers at the hundred (court) of Michaelmas, held [of the king in chief] by service of 1/4 knight's fee, and it pertains to the honour of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. 15 April, 20 Edw. I.

Sandford Curtenay. The manor (extent given), including pasture in Wyghelegh, and 78s. 9d. aid of customers at the hundred (court) of Michaelmas, and 3s. 2d. headmoney at the same feast, held of the king in chief by the service of the barony of Okhampton.

Heir as above.

[DEVON.] Inq. Monday after St. Mark the Evangelist, 20 Edw. I.

Okhampton. The manor (extent given), including 50s. aid of customers at the hundred (court) of Michaelmas, headmoney, four water-mills, 7l. 5s. 1d. rent of assize from the borough of Okhampton, 18d. head money of the borough, and tolls of the fair on the feast of St. James the Apostle and of the market, held of the king in chief by doing the service of two knights in the army for the whole barony for forty days at his own charges.

Heir as above.

[BUCKINGHAM.] Extent. Saturday after St. Ambrose, 20 Edw. I.

Wottesdon. The manor (extent given), including a wood in the forest of Bernewode, and amends of bread and ale, held of the king in chief by homage only.

He died on Thursday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 20 Edw. I. Heir as above, aged 16 on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross next.

BERKS. Inq. 8 April, 20 Edw. I.

Sutton and Hauekrig. The manor (full extent given), including pastures in le Estmede and le Wyke, held of the king in chief by homage.

Heir as above, aged 16 at the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross [last].

Writ of certiorari de feodis &c., 26 March, 20 Edw. I.

BERKS. Inq. 8 April, 20 Edw. I.

Sutton, 1/10 knight's fee held by John de Cornevile by knight's service.

Sutton. The advowson of a church pertaining to the manor.

SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Little Lopene, on Tuesday after St. Augustine, 20 Edw. I.

Vokklonde. 8 virgates of land held by William le Prouz, Nicholas de Sancto Vigore and Roger Voghel, by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Henelegh in the hundred of Cruk. 4 virgates of land held by John de Henelegh by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Cruk. 4 virgates of land held by Henry de Legh by the mesne of the heirs of Richard le Botiler of Wales by service of 1/4 knight's fee; 4 virgates held by the heirs of Nel Gyan by service of 1/4 knight's fee; and 4 virgates of land held by the heirs of John de Westovere by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Hautmoster in the manor of Hemyngton, held by William de (sic) Prouz by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Hemyngton. The advowson of the church belongs to the lord of the place. BUCKINGHAM. Inq. as to knights' fees and advowsons pertaining to the manor of Wottesdon made on Saturday after St. Ambrose, 20 Edw. I. Wottesdon. The advowson of the church is in three portions, the presentation to each of which belongs to the lord of the manor.

Westcote. 1/5 knight's fee held by Richard le Mount.

Wottesdon. 1/10 knight's fee held by Richard Stehulle, Edmund Bernard, John the cook, Isabel Denkoc, Stephen son of Adam, and Richard de Waremodeston.

DEVON. Inq. taken at Exeter on Wednesday the feast of St. George, 20 Edw. I. (defaced.)

Bridstow. The manor held by Avice heir of James de Boullay by service of 5 knights' fees.

Uppecote. 1/2 carucate of land held by Baldwin de Birham by service of 1/5 knight's fee.

Teynton Dreu. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by John Daubernoun by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

La Bourlonde. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Emma de Hywisshe by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

La Hoke. A messuage and 1/2 carucate of land, held by Nicholas de la Hoke by service of 1/5 knight's fee.

Meledon. A messuage and a virgate of land, held by Michael de Meledon by service of 1/5 knight's fee.

Bratton. The manor held by Matthew de Esse and Joan his wife by service of a knight's fee.

Dunterton. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Andrew de Trollosk by service of a knight's fee.

Yekesburn. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Roger de Melles by service of 4 knights' fees.

Kelly and Brodwode. The manors with the advowsons of the churches, held by John de Kelly by service of 4 knights' fees.

Belston. The manor held by Baldwin de Belston by service of a knight's fee.

Parcham. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by the same Baldwin by service of 2 knights' fees.

Brodenymet. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Robert de Brodenymet by service of a knight's fee.

Monekochampton, with the advowson of the church, held by Peter de la Mare (?) by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Ludecote. 18s. rent held by …… by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

S[prey]ton. The manor held by the heir of Patrick de Cadurcis by service of a knight's fee.

Herpford. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Walter Tauntefer by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Radeweye. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Walter de Radeweye by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Wyghelegh. 2 marks rent held by Alfred Tauntefer by service of 1/20 knights' fee.

Heaunton Sechehevile. The manor held by Henry son of Henry by service of a knight's fee.

Wemmeworth. The manor held by William le Esspek by service of 3 knight's fees.

Esse. The manor held by Alan de Esse by service of 2 1/3 knights' fees.

Mausard, held by Richard le Flemang by service of a knight's fee.

Snyddelegh. The manor held by Matthew de Furneaus by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Nymet Rolaund. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by William de Wolrinton by service of a knight's fee.

La Yurde. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Richard de la Yerde by service of a knight's fee.

Rakenneford. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Stephen de Lond by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Frodeton. A messuage and a carucate of land with the advowson of the church, held by William le Moigne by service of a knight's fee.

Chettescumbe. The manor held by the king in demesne by the demise of Thomas de Pyn, which was previously held of Hugh de Curtenay by service of two parts of a knight's fee.

Hardeneslegh. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Roger Cole by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Chenneston. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by William Chenne by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Cadebur[y]. A mark rent held by William de Cervinton by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Wyk. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Walter de Wrey by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Shyrewelle and Langkars. The manors with the advowsons of the churches, held by Richard de Bello Monte by service of 4 knights' fees.

Aufricumb. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by William de Chaumbernon by service of 4 knights' fees.

Heanton and Charnys (?). The manors with the advowsons of the churches, held by John de Puncherdun by service of 4 knights' fees.

Kentisbur[y] (?) with the advowson of the church, held by William le Lou by service of a knight's fee.

Ashmanesworth, held by John de Columbariis by service of a knight's fee.

Himledecote. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by William Cole by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

La Stone, Buneleg and Bailikeworth. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by William de la Stone by service of nearly 1/2 knight's fee and 1/3 knight's fee.

Littlehauntesford. A fourth part of a carucate of land, held by the same William by service of 1/10 knight's fee.

Bonevileston. A messuage and 1/2 carucate of land, held by John de Bonevileston by service of 1/8 knight's fee.

Gorlonde. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by William Fauvel by service of 1/8 knight's fee.

Le Hosspital. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by John Atterashlegh by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Eston, held by Thomas Kallewey by service of 1/10 knight's fee.

Filelegh. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Nicholas de Filelegh by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Estwik. The manor held by William Martel by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Teng. The manor held by John de Boyvill (?) and Joan (?) his wife and Ralph de Doune and Isabel his wife, by socage rendering 6d. yearly.

Thorr. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Guy de Briane by service of 7 knights' fees.

Slapton. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by the same Guy by service of 2 knights' fees.

Dydesham. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Joan daughter of John de Heanton by service of a knight's fee.

Jouweton. The manor held by John de Umfreinvile and Alice his wife by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Dodesbrok. The manor held by Alan son of Ruwald by service of 5 knights' fees.

Heanok, held by Henry de la Pomereye by service of a knight's fee.

Shaplegh, held by Hugh le Prouz and …. his wife and Richard (?) le Prouz and Margaret his wife by service of a knight's fee.

Ryshford, held by Constance de Rishford by service of a knight's fee.

Haccumb and Clyfford. The manors held by Stephen de Haccumb by service of a knight's fee.

Wollerigg. The manor held by John Tyrel by service of 2 knights' fees.

Sutheton, held by John de Maundevile by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

Braunford. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Herbert de Pyn by service of a knight's fee.

Hydon and Clyst. The manors with the advowson of the church of Hydon, held by Joyce (?) de Dynham and Margaret his wife by service of 6 1/2 knights' fees.

Payhembur[y]. The manor held by John de Umfreynvile and Alice his wife by service of 2 knights' fees.

Langeford. The manor held by Roger de Langeford by service of 1/2 (?) knight's fee.

Holecumbe and Colewille. The manors held by Simon son of Roges by service of 5 knights' fees.

Yetemeton. A messuage and 1/4 carucate of land, held by Robert le Poyer (?) by service of 1/8 knight's fee.

Kentelesbear. The manor held by Matthew de Esse and Joan his wife by service of 3 knights' fees.

Daledich. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Robert Herizon (?) by service of 1/2 knight's fee.

La Forde. A messuage and 1/2 carucate of land, held by Hawis Atteford by service of 1/8 knight's fee.

Offewille. The manor with the advowson of the church, held by Juliana de Offewille and Jenovena her sister by service of a knight's fee.

Stottecumbe. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by John le Veer by service of a knight's fee.

Moneketon. The manor held by the heirs of William de Mohun by service of 1/2 (?) knight's fee.

Estbraye. A messuage and a carucate of land, held by Augustine de Bathonia by service of 1/4 knight's fee.

Stikelpathe. The advowson of the chapel.

Saunford. The advowson of the church.

Dughelton. The advowson of the church.

Chulmelegh. The advowson of the church, which is divided into six prebends.

Chalvelegh. The advowson of the church.

Ken. The advowson of the church and of a chapel.

Exeter. The advowson of the chapel of the castle, which is divided into three prebends called la Heghes, Cutt…. and Kerswille.

C. Edw. I. File 62. (7.)

• Inquisition: Writ of certiorari, 16 May 1292. 3 32. HUGH DE CURTENEY alias DE CURTENY, DE CORTENAY.

Writ to the escheator to extend the knight's fees and advowsons which were of the said Hugh, and cause her reasonable dower to be assigned to Eleanor late his wife, 16 May, 20 Edw. I.

Schedule of manors assigned to the abovesaid Eleanor on 22 May, 20 Edw. I.

BUCKINGHAM. Wottesdon.

Hildesdon. DORSET. Iwern. SOMERSET. Hemyngton. DEVON. Musebir[y].

Colyton.

Chulmele.

Which manors &c. render 24s. 11 1/2d. in excess of her dower.

Writ of certiorari to enquire concerning the lands &c. which the said Hugh held beyond the 400 marks of land which the king lately committed in wardship to William de Fenes until the lawful age of the heir, and beyond the dower of his wife, 6 June, 20 Edw. I.

Writ to the sheriff of Devon to take into the king's hand a third part of four mills in Exeter, of which Hugh de Curtenay was seized, which by the neglect of the escheator has not yet been done, excepting the third part of the same which is assigned to the abovesaid Eleanor in dower, and to enquire the value, and who has received the issues from the death of the said Hugh, 17 Feb. 23 Edw. I.

[DEVON.] Inq. made at Exebrugg' on Thursday the octave of St. Matthias the Apostle, 23 Edw. I.

Couwykestrete. A third part of two water-mills, excepting a third part thereof, worth 50s. 4 1/2d. yearly. Henry de Ralegh, knight, has received the issues from the said Hugh's death until Sunday after the above feast.

DEVON. Extent. Monday before St. Gregory the Pope, 23 Edw. I.

Exeter. A third part of two water-mills and a fulling mill, excepting a third part thereof assigned to the said Eleanor in dower, worth 51s. 8 3/4d. yearly. Henry de Raleghe has received all the issues since the said Hugh's death and for a long time before because the said Hugh gave the same to him for life.

E. Inq. p.m. File I. No. 22.


Hugh married Eleanor le Despenser, daughter of Hugh le Despenser 1st Baron le Despenser and Aline Basset.1 (Eleanor le Despenser died on 30 Sep 1328 1 and was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, EX4, GB 1.)


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 50-58.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 3: 15-30.

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