IPM - John KEYNES 1480

From the Moger collection of IPMs held at the Devon Heritage Centre

Transcribed by Fay Sampson Priestley

KEYNES, John.          20 Edw.IV. [1480]

Chancery Inq. p.m. Edw.IV. File 77 (75)


m.1. & 2. Dorset.
m.3.     Writ dated at Westminster 20 Feb.19 Edw.IV. [1479/80]
m.4.     Devon.

Delivered into Court 14 July by John Kyrton.

Inquisition taken at Exeter 26 June 20 Edw.IV. [1480] before Otho Gilbert, escheator, by the oath of Richard Chechester, Robert Pomeray, John Bere, of Hunsham, John Denyok, Walter Ralegh, Walter Coplestone, John Speccote, esquires, John Speccote, jun., John Colle, John Appulton, John Peuerell, John Prous, Robert Knyghtston, William Tremayn, William Sampford, Robert Parys & William Smyth: who say that John Keynes was seised of the manor of Wynkelegh Keynes. And that Ralph Copleston was seised of one carucate of land in Penyston in that manor, held of John Keynes by knight's service & 7s. rent. Walter Gorvyn was seised of a messuage & 40 acres in Towe & Bykebeare held of the same manor, by knight's service & 15d. rent. John Gambon of Moreston held 15 acres in Richemersshe of that manor, by knight's service & 3s 10½ d. rent. William Aysshelegh held 2 messuages, 60 acres of land, 3 of meadow, 40 of heath in Aysshelegh of that manor, by fealty & 5s. 6d. rent.

John Keynes enfeoffed William Yeo & Otho Gilbert of the said manor of Wynkelegh Keynes long before his death, & they became seised thereof, except of the rents & services of the said 4 tenants. The said Manor is held of the King's honor of Gloucester, worth by the year, clear, £6. 13s. 4d.

John Keynes died 24 June 19 Edw.IV. [1479].

John, son & heir, aged 6.