Debtor: John de Pulteney, knight
Creditor: Richard, Earl of Arundel.
Before whom: Chancery.
When taken: 24/04/1349
First term: 01/11/1349
Last term: 01/11/1349
Writ to: Sheriff of Kent
Sent by: Chancery
Endorsement: John Culpepper, the elder, Sheriff, replies that he has extended half the lands and tenements which John Pulteney held in Kent on the day of the recognisance, except for the dowry of Margaret, his widow.
Inquisition and return: Date to be returned to Chancery: 12.11.1366. The Sheriff had replied to a previous writ that William de Pulteney, the son and heir of John, and Nicholas de Lovayn, knight, and Margaret, his wife, now held John's lands. Through their attorneys they had shown in Chancery the deeds and other written evidence of a messuage, called Coldharbour, and the other tenements and rents held by John in the parish of All Hallows the Great in London, and a messuage called Pultenaysinn in the parish of St Lawrence next to Candlewick Street, 2 mills called Cressemylles in Stepney, and a rent of 40s. in East Smithfield in Middx.; a messuage and a carucate, and 9 acres of land, and a rent of 39s. 3d in Woolwich [Blackheath Hundred] in Kent, and the manor of Swaffham Priour in Cambs. Of these properties, Margaret, his wife, holds Pulteneys Inn as part of her dower. Attached (1) is an extent made on Thu. 3.9.1366 of the lands and tenements which John de Pulteneye held in Woolwich in Kent, on the day of the recognisance. He held a messuage, worth nothing after expenses, and a garden, of which half is worth, after the dowry of his wife Margaret, 8d. He had a dove-cot, of which half is worth, after the dowry, 13d.; 80 acres of marsh, of which half is worth, after the dowry, and after the customs of the Thames and other services due to the King, 6s. 10½d, at 3d an acre. He had assize rents from divers tenants of 31s. 10d, of which half, after the dowry, are worth 10s. 7½d. He has 7 hens worth 21d and 70 eggs worth 3½d. After the dowry half their value is 8d. He owns customary works worth 10s 5d; half of them, after the dowry, are worth 3s. 5½d. The perquisites of the court are worth nothing after the expenses. The total value of the extent is 24s. 4½d. (2) A duplicate of the writ, also dated 10.7.1366, addressed to the Sheriffs of London. (3) Inquisition made before John Bricklesworth and Thomas Irland, Sheriffs of London, on 20.8.1366. They extended a messuage called Coldharbour, and other tenements and rents belonging to John de Pulteney in the parish of All Hallows the Great, and the other properties listed above. Coldharbour, five dwellings, a chamber, nine solars, and nine cellars, with an adjacent quay, are worth, after expenses £16; a messuage called Pulteneys Inn in the parish of St Lawrence, next to Candlewick Street, is worth £10 after expenses. Half of this property is the dowry of Margaret, the widow of John de Pulteney. (4) A duplicate of the writ addressed to the Sheriffs of Middx.