Inquisition Postmortem for Robert de Thwenge or de Thweng (1368)
ROBERT DE TWENGE or DE THWENG.
Writ 3 May, 18 Edward III. Endorsed by the escheator that the said Robert had no lands &c. in Cumberland. . LANCASTER. Inq taken at Lancaster on Monday after the Ascension, 18 Edward III. Scotford. A messuage. 19a. land. 1a meadow,. and a. yearlv rent of 4d from certain free tenants .which is held of the earl of Lancaster by knight's service and by rendering to the said earl the said 4d. for the ward of the castle of Lancaster, held of the honour of Lancaster by knight's service. Stodehagh in Assheton. A fourth part of a water mill and a fourth part of a fishery in the w'ater of Loune, held of the said earl by the said service of 4d for the ward of the said castle. Garstang .:-A waste called Sola'm held of the said earl by knight's service, . viz. by homage and fealty, without any other service. Ellale. A yearly rent of 10p from certain free tenants held of the said knight's service. and by service of the said 10d. for the ward of the said castle. .Warton, The advonson of the church. He held no other lands &c. in the county. He died on Thursday next before St Mark last Thomas de Thwenge, his brother is his next heir and of of full age.
WESTMORLAND Inq 17tq. taken at Kirkeby in Kendale on Saturday after the Ascension. 18 Edlw'ard III Helsington. Two parts of the manor and of certain lands &c in Kirkbv in Kendale Crossethwayt, Staveley, Sadgill, Respeton. Grassemere, and Langden pertaining thereto (extent given) which two parts. together with the third part of the said manor and tenements which Katherine, late the wife of William de Thwenge, who still survives, holds in the dower of the said inheritance, the said Robert held of the king in chief as of the crown, by service of a moiety of three parts of a knight's fee and by doing suit at the county court of Westmoreland every month; including at Crossethwayt certain herbage called Wodemale and the herbage of Ayverholm at Staverly two parts of a park, at Gresmere and Langden two parts of a fishery called "le Fors"' two parts of a pasture and wood called 'le Haye' which is held undivided with T'homas de Ros, two parts of a pasture called Moserthwayt, two parts of a fishery in the water of Kent, and a plot of waste called Rogerholm. He held no other lands &c. in the county. Date of death and heir as above.
Writ 3 May, 18 Edward III, YORK. Inq. 11 May, 18 Edward III (defaced). . Lund and North Cave. Two parts of certain tenements (extents given), including two parts of a capital messuage in Lund, held of Henry de Percy by knight's service. Lythum and Cotum. [Certain lands &c.] (extents given) held of the said Henry de Percy by knight's service. Kilton, Thorp, Brocton, Skynnergreve, Lofthous, Hilderwell, Mikemoresom and Lyttelmoresom. .Certain tenements (extents given), including at Kilton a little castle and two parts of a little park, held of the said Henry de Percy by knight's service. The yearly value of the manors of Kilton and Lythum with their members is held by 7l 7s. than it used to be, because the said Robert, long before his death, by his writing granted to Katherine, late the wife of William de Tweng, divers lands &c. in the saidl manors, to hold in dower, in allowance of divers knights' fees in the said county, which ought to have belonged to her in dower ; and the said Katherine, by virtue of the said gift, is still seised of the said lands &c. She also holds in dower a third part of the said manors and tenements, which third part after her death ought to pertain to the heirs of the said Robert. Edmund de Tweng holds for his life, of the grant of the said Robert. themanor of Octon, together with certain tenements in Swathorp and Twenge, which after his death ought to pertain to the heirs of the said Robert. Tweng. The manor (extent given), including a pasture called Wipholm, held of William de Percy of Kildare by knight's service. He held no other lands &c. in the county.
He died as above, Heir as above, aged 30 years and more.
C. Edw. III. File 74. (4.) E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 47