John Glanvyle

Inquisition Post Mortem

PRO ref: C142/271 item 158

Writ to the escheators of Devon to hold an enquiry from a jury of honest and law-abiding men of the county into what lands and holdings John Glanvyle deceased formerly one of the Queen's justices of the Bench held in capite at the time of his death and what lands he occupied and what rents or profits he enjoyed and by what terms those lands were held.

Dated at Westminster 7th July 44 Elizabeth

Inquisition taken at Exeter Castle on the 12 August 44 Elizabeth. Inquisition post mortem after the decease of John Glanvyle formerly whilst he lived one of the justices of the Bench from a jury (named) who said that the said John Glanvile held on the day he died namely the 27th July 42 Elizabeth in his lordship and at fee of and in the manors of Peters Tavye, Rowdon and Blackerowe with all and singular their rights members and appurtenances in the aforesaid county of Devon. And of and in one capital messuage and 200 acres of land and 40 acres of wood with appurtenances called Fenton alias Venton in the parish of Dartington in the said county. And of and in 140 acres of land with appurtenances called Hasworthie in the parish of Tavistock in the said county. And of and in one messuage 200 acres of land and 40 acres of wood with appurtenances called Sourtridge in the parish of Peters Tavie in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 30 acres of land with appurtenances in Brownsdowntorr in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 30 acres of land with appurtenances called Southwapisworthy in the parish of Peters Tavie in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 40 acres of land with appurtenances in Willtsworthie in the said county. And of and in two messuages and 100 acres of land with appurtenances in Cudliptowne in the parish of Tavistock aforesaid one pristrm' 4 acres of land and 3 acres of wood with appurtenances called Notheron Parkes 4 acres of land called The Mill Parke 4 acres of meadow called The Mill Meddowe 12 acres of land with appurtenances in Bannawell 8 acres of land with appurtenances called Beare Parke one messuage and 60 acres of land called Uppeton alias Uppaton one messuage and 20 acres of land with appurtenances in Newton. And of and in 2 messuages and 40 acres of land with appurtenances in Killworthie and of one messuage and 6 acres of land with appurtenances in Gulworthie lying and being in the parish of Tavistock aforesaid. And of and in 30 messuages 3 tofts and 30 garens and 6 acres of land with appurtenances in the town of Tavistock aforesaid. And of and in a fifth part of one messuage and one garden and of and in16th part of 6 messuages 6 gardens and 10 acres of land with appurtenances in the town of Tavistock aforesaid. And of and in one messuage and 20 acres of land with appurtenances in Otterie in the parish of Lamberton in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in the parish of Beere Ferris in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 30 acres of land with appurtenances in Sampford Spiney in the said county. And of and in two messuages and 70 acres of land with appurtenances in Lipton in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in South Siddenham in the said county. And of and in two messuages and 100 acres of land with appurtenances in Withecombe in the said county. And of and in two messuages and 130 acres of land with appurtenances in Sampford Courtenay in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 100 acres of land with appurtenances called Northwaye in Hattisleigh in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in Gooford in the parish of Southtawton in the said county. And of and in 4 messuages and 70 acres of land with appurtenances in Grimston in the said county. And of and in one messuage and 100 acres of land with appurtenances called Wilsiton. And of and in 2 messuages and 70 acres of land with appurtenances in Whitechurch in the said county. And of and in 1/3rd part of one messuage and 100 acres of land with appurtenances called Tuddibrooke in Whitechurch aforesaid. And of and in half of one messuage and 60 acres of land with appurtenances in Southwarpisworthie. And of and in the manor of Charelton Musgrove with appurtenances and all its rights members and appurtenances premises all in the county of Somerset. And of and in the manors of Ham and Calliland Third Part with all and singular its rights members and appurtenances all in the county of Cornwall. And of and in one capital messuage called Barton and 300 acres of land with appurtenances in Ham in the parish of Morewinstowe in the said county of Cornwall. And moreover the said John Glanvile of the said 27 day of July 42 Elizabeth was seised of a tenement of the manor of Streete alias Treverkyn with appurtenances in his lordship and of fee and in right expecting after the death of a certain Margaret Willes wife of a certain Richard Willes. And thus of all and singular premises existing, when the said John Glanvile died namely the 27th of July 42 Elizabeth at Tavistock, after his death the manors and holdings aforesaid with appurtenances descended as of right ought to have descended to Francis Glanvile esquire as son and heir of the said John Glanvile. And thus the said jury stated that the said manor of Charleton Musgrove with appurtenances of the said county of Somerset is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said one lordship in capite by knight service namely by half of one knights fee, and is valued each year in all issues after deductions at 20. And that the said manor of Peters Tavye with appurtenances in the county of Devon is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile it was held of the coheirs of Lord Dinsam of his manor of Hartland by fealty but by what exact service the men of the jury claim ignorance, and valued each year in all rents after deductions 6.13.4. And that the said manor of Rowdon with its appurtenances in the county of Devon is held and that at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile it was held of Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Tavistocke in the said county of Devon by fealty but by what exact service the men of the jury claim ignorance, and valued each year in all rents after deductions at 8.6.2. And that the said manor of Blackerowe with appurtenances in the said county of Devon is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of [blank] Trelawney by fealty and returns 0.6.8 year for all service in [text mssing] free socage, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at about 0.10.0. And that the said manor of Ham in the county of Cornwall aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said lordship as of the castle of Launcestone in the said county of Cornwall by right of the Duchy of Cornwall by knights service namely by [blank] part of a knights fee but by what rent the jury claim ignorance, and is valued each year in all issues after deductions 5. And that the said manor of Cailliland Third Part is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the same lordship as of its castle of Trematon in the said county of Cornwall by right of the said Duchy of Cornwall by service of one sixth part of a knights fee of the fee stated, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 4. And that the said one capital messuage and 200 acres of land and 40 acres of woods with appurtenances called Fenton alias Venton is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the said one lordship in capite by military service. and valued each year in all issues after deduction 20. And that the said 140 acres of land with appurtenances called Hasworthye in the parish of Tavistock aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the fee of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Hurdewicke in the said county of Devon by fealty and by what service the jury claim ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 2.0.0. And that the said messuage and certain premises aforesaid called Sourtridge is held of who or whom or at the time of the death were held the jury pleads ignorance, and is worth each year in all issues after deductions about 5. And that the said one messuage and 30 acres of land with appurtenances in Brownsentorr is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvilewas held of Thomas Wise esquire as of his manor of Willesworthye by fealty and by what service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 0.10.6. And that the said one messuage and 30 acres of land in Southwarpisworthye is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Hurdwicke aforesaid by fealty but by what service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 0.2.6. And that the said messuage and 40 acres of land in Willesworthie aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the said Thomas Wise esquire as of his manor of Willesworthie aforesaid by fealty but by what service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at about 0.10.0. And that the said 2 messuages and 100 acres of land with appurtenances in Cudliptowne aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of John Coplestone esquire as of his manor of Oggefford by fealty but by what service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at about 1. And that the said one pristriu' 4 acres of land3 acres of wood with appurtenances in the parish of Tavistock aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Tavistock by fealty made in the court twice yearly and by the return of 0.0.4 yearly, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at 0.10.0. And that the said 4 acres of land called The Mill Parke and 4 acres of meadow called The Mill Meddowe with appurtenances 12 acres of land with appurtenances in Bannawell 8 acres of land with appurtenances commonly called Beare Parkes and the said messuage and 40 acres of land with appurtenances called Uppeton alias Uppaton in Tavistocke aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the same Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Tavistocke aforesaid by fealty but by what terms of service the jury plead ignorance, valued each year in all issues after deductions at about 5. And that the said messuage and 20 acres of land with appurtenances in Newton aforesaid and the said 2 messuages and 40 acres of land with appurtenances in Killworthie aforesaid and the said one messuage and 7 acres of land with appurtenances in Gulworthie aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the same Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Hurdworth by fealty but by what terms of service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at about 2. And that the said 30 messuages 3 tofts and 30 gardens and 6 acres of land aforesaid, the fifth part of one messuage and one garden and the aforesaid sixteenth part of the said six messuages 6 gardens and 10 acres of land with appurtenances in the town of Tavistocke aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his town of Tavistocke aforesaid for fealty in free socage, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 10. And that said messuage and 20 acres of land with appurtenances in Ottarye in the parish of Lamerton aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Hurdworth aforesaid by fealty at of what service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at 2. And that said messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in Bereferris aforsaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of Charles Lord Mountroy as of his manor of Bere Ferris by fealty and suit of court twice each year and all service in free and lesser socage, and valued yearly in all issues after deductions at about 1. And that said messuage and 30 acres of land with appurtenances in Sampford Spiney aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of Thomas Drake esquire as of his manor of Sampford Spiney by fealty but by what terms of service the jury plead ignorance, and valued yearly in all issues after deductions at 0.8.4. And that said 2 messuages and 100 acres of land with appurtenances in Liston aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of Arthur Harris esquire as of his manor of Liston by fealty and for what terms of service the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions at 2.3.4. And that said messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in Southsiddenham aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of Arthur Tremaynt esquire as of his manor of Cullarome by fealty and annually returning 0.4.0 and by what terms of service the jury plead ignorance, and valued annually in all issues after deductions 0.13.4. And that said two messuages and 130 acres of land with appurtenances in Sampford Courtney aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the lordship of the manor of Sampford Courtney as of his manor of Sampford Courtney by fealty but by what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 1.4.0. And that said messuage and 100 acres of land with appurtenances called Northwaye in Hattisleigh aforesaid is held and at the time of the decease of the said John Glanvile were held of who or of whom the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 0.10.0. And all that messuage and 50 acres of land with appurtenances in Goofford in the parish of Southtawton aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the lordship of the manor of Southtawton as of the manor of Southtawton aforesaid by fealty but by what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.10.0. And that the said four messuages and 70 acres of land with appurtenances in Grimston aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of Thomas Wise esquire as of his manor of East Grimston by fealty but what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and is valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.10.0. And that said messuage and 100 acres of land with appurtenances in Wilsaton aforesaid are held and were held at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile of who or of whom the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.10.0. And those said two messuages and 70 acres of land with appurtenances in Whitechurche aforesaid are held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile were held of the lordship of the manor of Whitechurche aforesaid by fealty and by what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.10.0. And that the said half of one messuage and 60 acres of land with appurtenances in Southwarpisworthie aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said Edward Earl of Bedford as of his manor of Hurdsworth by fealty but by what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.2.0. And that said third part of one messuage and 120 acres of land with appurtenances called Tuddibrooke in the parish of Whitechurche aforesaid is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the lordship of the manor of Whitechurche as of the manor of Whitechurche aforesaid by fealty but by what terms of service the jury pleads ignorance, and valued each year with all issues after deductions 0.5.0. And that said capital messuage called Barton and 300 acres of land with appurtenances in Ham in the parish of Morewinstowe in the said county of Cornwall is held and at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was held of the said lordship as of the castle of Launceston by right of the Duchy of Cornwall aforesaid by military service, and valued each year in all issues after deductions 6. And all that said tenement of the manor of Streete alias Treverkyn aforesaid is held by who or whom and at the death of the said John Glanvile was held the jury plead ignorance, and valued each year once vacated by the death of Margaret Willes tenant in the possession of the said manor for the term of her life as stated above in all issues after deductions 3. And the said jury finally state on their oath that the said John Glanvile at the day of his death knight held all manors lands tenenemts or hereditaments held of the said lordships in capite and held or had them in possession, reversion or use. And that Francis Glanvile is the son and lawful heir of the same John Glanvile. And that the said Francis Glanvile at the time of the death of the said John Glanvile was of the age of 18 years 2 months. And that lady Alice formerly the wife of the said John Glanvile was living still and that Humphrey Godolphin knight after agreement between him Francis and Alice was managing the profits and issues of all and singular premises but through what title the jury pleads ignorance.
Witnesses (named).