Catalogue description Petitioners: Alice Ewenny, widow of Henry Ewenny. Name(s): Ewenny, Alice ...

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Details of SC 8/303/15149
Reference: SC 8/303/15149
Description:
Petitioners: Alice Ewenny, widow of Henry Ewenny.
Name(s): Ewenny, Alice
Addressees: Chancellor.
Nature of request: Alice, widow of Henry Ewenny, who by the King's letters patent had wardship of the body and lands of Robert, son of Simon Barry, a lunatic, for a long time until she was ousted when Robert, son of Robert, lost the lands by an inquisition taken because on Saturday, 2 May last [1366] he beat his father, wounding him on the shoulder and arms with a sword and on the head with a stone, nearly killing him, requests recovery of the lands or that writs be directed to the coroner, sheriff or escheator of Buckinghamshire to enquire into this matter.
Nature of endorsement: It should be sent to Causworth.
Places mentioned: Tathall, [Buckinghamshire]; Buckinghamshire.
People mentioned: [William Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester], Chancellor; Henry Ewenny; Robert [Barry], lunatic, son of Simon Barry; Simon Barry of Tathall; Robert [Barry], son of Robert Barry; Causworth.
Note: The petition dates to 1366 since this is the date of the writ issued and inquisition taken in response (SC 8/303/15150 and SC 8/304/15151).
Date: [1366]
Related material:

For the inquisition taken in response to this petition see SC 8/304/15151

For the writ issued in response to this petition see SC 8/303/15150

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous, vol. III, 22-51 Edw III, (Public Record Office, 1937), no.635 (calendar of petition with references)

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