1379 - Escheator Robert Loxle (2)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1379
Topic Robert Loxle, escheator in Sussex, ordered to meddle no further with a specific estate bu assign lands to the widow of the deceased.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-06-10.


[11 Feb. 1379:]
To John Brode of Smethe escheator in Kent. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with a tenement in Rochester called Hertathop, one marsh and other lands by Rochester, 163 acres of land, meadow and pasture in the manor of Padelesworth, certain lands in Rierssh and Ofham which are parcel of the manor of Adynton, and 2 acres of land which are parcel of the manor of Palstre, delivering to Richard and John sons of Roger Charles any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Richard Charles at his death held the premises in 'gavelkynd' of others than the king, and that the said Richard aged eighteen and John aged ten years, being sons of Roger Charles brother of the deceased, are his next heirs of lands so held.

 To John Brode (as above). Order to assign to Alice who was wife of Richard Charles dower of her husband's lands; as for a fine with him made by her the kuig has granted her licence to marry whom she will.
 The like to Robert de Loxle escheator in Sussex.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 14 of the Close Roll for 2 Richard II. Marginal note to first paragraph: "Feb. 10. Westminster". To second paragraph: "Jan. 20. Westminster".



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