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  • Marriage: William Corbet 1497
  • Died: Abt 1291 1497

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• Inquisition post mortem. 1497
Worcestershire Inquisitions. Edward I

XXII. Ada Corbet, Chaddesley Corbet

Extent made on Saturday before the Feast of St. Martin, 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], of the lands which were of Ada the widow of William Corbet, deceased, which she held of the heir of the same William, who is under age, by knight service, by the oath of Thomas de . . . [?] stone, Henry de Peremort, William de Wychebaud [Wychbold], Simon de Brun, John Falck, Robert Aleyn, Thomas de Hecheye [Heathly], John Deneys, John de Penedock [Pendock], Richard Adrelard, John de Twynewod [Tanwood], and William de Perer, who say that the said Ada held a third part of the manor of Chadesley of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucesterl, of the Honour of Tewkesbury, who had the custody of two parts of the same manor; she also held the manor of Imeneye [Impney] wholly in dower on the day she died, of Peter Corbet, by reason of the minority of William, son and heir of Roger Corbet..

The capital messuage in Chadesley is worth yearly 40d.; there are there 200 acres of land, worth per acre 4d. yearly, 9 acres of meadow, worth per acre 12d. yearly, pasture, worth yearly half a mark, wood, worth yearly 40d., water, worth yearly 3s. And the third part of two mills worth yearly 12s.; the " average " is worth yearly 20s., plough works 8s. yearly, other works 60s. yearly, tallage 40s. yearly, the hens are worth 40d. at Christmas. Sum, 18li. 12s. 8d.

The Jury further say that Roger Corbet held the manor of Yemeneye [Impney] of Peter Corbet, and that Peter Corbet ought to do suit for the said manor to the court of Wycheband. There is there [at Yemeneye] a capital messuage, garden and dovecot, worth yearly 5s.; and there are there 100 acres of land worth yearly 70s.; and 12 acres of meadow, worth yearly 12s., pasture, worth 4s.; the rent of the free and customary tenants amounts yearly to 4li. 19s. 2d.; the tallage is worth half a mark (?), the customary works 66s. 6d. from the Gules of August to Michaelmas, with mowing of three days, and with hens at Christmas, and eggs at Easter, and with ploughworks in winter and in Lent; and 8 cottarii who render yearly 2IS. 1011., and the works of the 8 cottarii, with hens and eggs, are worth yearly 17 3/4d.

Also Alice le Walker holds the fulling mill at the will of the lord and the tenant [tenentis], and it is worth yearly 20s. And there is there a water-mill that belongs to the . . . . and is worth yearly 30s. And a grove within the forest, on account of which it is of no value. Also the pleas of Court are worth yearly 3s. Sum of the manor of Yemeneye, 20li. 17s. 7 3/4d.

The Jury say that William son of Roger Corbet is his next heir, and was of the age of 11 years at the Feast of All Saints, 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291].

Sum of the value of all the lands and tenements of the aforesaid
Ada Corbet, 39li. 10s. 33d.

Inq. p.m., 19 Edw. I., No. 8.

The Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the County of Worcester, pp. 33-34

Ada married William Corbet, son of Sir Robert Corbet Lord of Caus and Emma Pantulf.1497 (William Corbet was born in Warttlesbourough, Shropshire, England and died about 1254 in Chaddesley Corbet, Worcestershire, England.)


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