30 Jan 1271, Westminster
[Special protection and protection with clause volumus, for four years, for] Peter de Ardern [going beyond seas in aid of the Holy Land.]
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Hen. III, vol. 6, p. 588
Writ of plenius certiorari to the justice of Chester, on the complaint of Peter de Arden that whereas the wardship of ... Richard [de Orreby's] lands and heir pertaining to him, the justice has taken them into the king's hand, by reason of the bailiwick which the said Richard held in the forest of Maclisfeld, 24 Feb. 4 Edw. I. [1275/6]
Chester. Inq. Thursday the day of St. Gregory the Pope, 4 Edw. I.
The wardship of the lands and heir of the said Richard ought to pertain to Sir Peter de Arderne, because the said Richard held of the said Peter in chief the manor of Gousewrdth for two parts of 1 knight's fee, doing the said Sir Peter homage and service of one footman with hauberk at his castle of Aldeford in time of war....
C. Edw. I. File 13. (18.) 1
In 1275/6 Ralph le Fauconer was shown to have been holding 2 bovates of land in Itterby Lincoln of Peter de Arderne by service of 5s. yearly. 2
In 1277/8 Roger de Monte Alto was shown to have been holding the manor of La Lee in Chester on the south side of the stream of Peter Peter de Arderne in socage, rendering 18d. yearly. 3
In 1279 Peter de Thurneton was shown to have been holding the manor of Thorneton in Chester of Peter de Arderne in socage by service of 6d.
In 1289/90 Thomas de Orreby was shown to have been holding the manor of Goseword in Chester of Peter de Arderne by finding a footman in the castle of Alderford with a hauberk and lance whenever the king makes his summons at Chester by reason of the army. 4
In 1289/90 Hugh de Pulford was shown to have been holding the manor of Bureton of Sir Peter de Ardern' immediately by homage and service of finding a footman in time of war for guarding his castle of Aldeford at the costs of the said Peter, and doing suit at his court at Aldeford. 5
Inquisition Post Mortem
44. Peter de Arderne
Writ to Brother Robert de Valle Regali escheator in co. Chester, 12 Sept. 20 Edw. I. 
Chester. Inq. Wednesday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 20 Edw. I.
Aldeford. The manor.
Elton. The town.
Alderdeleg. The town.
Modberleg. A moiety of the town.
All held of the king in chief by service of 2 knights' fees.
Alvaldeleg. The town held of Richard son of Alan, rendering to him 20s. yearly, and doing suit every three weeks at his court of Dunham.
Upton. The town held of Robert de Preeris by service of a knight's fee.
John his son, aged 26, is his next heir.
C. Edw. I. File 63. (11.) 6