Folios 11 - 20

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1899

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20-42

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'Folios 11 - 20', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: A: 1275-1298 (1899), pp. 20-42. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33021 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Folio 11.

Thomas de Cestrehunte. quit'.

Friday in the week of Pentecost, 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Bures, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £22 for leather and bazen; the same to be paid six weeks after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, viz., two-thirds in round pence and one-third in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Ric' de Burgo proallut'.

On the Saturday following came Thomas de Derby, Richard de Burgo, Hugh de Byflete, and John de Rele, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Bernard Mauffray de "Kerisi" in the sum of £43 12s. in round pence; the same to be paid at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

Thomas de Derby.

The same day the recognitors aforesaid acknowledged themselves bound to Gerard de Perstis, of Newcastle, in the sum of £16 in whole pence for leather; the same to be paid at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

Thomas de Derby.

The same day came Thomas de Derby and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Perstis in the sum of £13, viz., two-thirds in round pence and one-third in good halfpence, for leather, the same to be paid in the quinzaine of St. Michael, viz., the Feast of St. Edward the King [13 Oct.]; and unless, &c.

Robertus Renaume.

Wednesday next after the octave of St. John the Baptist [24 June], the same year, Robert Renaume, citizen of London, acknowledged himself bound to Waubert Pyket, burgess of Douay, in the sum of £80 for cloth and for money, &c.; the same to be paid, viz., 100s. at St. Ives Fair, A.D. 1279, and so from year to year until the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

Folio 11 b.

Ric' de Morton. quit.

Tuesday next after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Morton, leather merchant, and acknowledged himself bound to William Russinol, a Lombard, and Jakemin de Pavia his partner, in the sum of £70; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew next, viz., £45 in round pence and £25 in good halfpence without clipping. Surety for due payment, Adam Brock, cordwainer, and unless, &c.

Henr' de Hereford.

nil pro irrotulacionc.

Saturday next after the Feast of St. Swythin [15 July], the same year, a final concord was made between Henry de Hereford, vintner, on the one part, and Ralph Hardel and John his brother on the other, whereby the said Ralph and John bound themselves to pay the said Henry ten casks of wine of the value of £20, if they should be the cause of any dispute with the said Henry. The deed enrolled in the presence of Poncius de la More, William de Durham, and Hugh Motun, Chamberlain.

Robertus de Totenham. quit.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], the same year, came Robert de Totenham and Hugh de Byflete, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £30 for leather; the same to be paid in the quinzaine of the Feast of St. Michael, one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday next before the Feast of St. James [25 July], the same year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, John de Westmulne, and Thomas de Derby, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Gerard de Russilun and William de "Rokoleby" in the sum of £80 5s. for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., £55 at the Feast of All Saints and the residue at the Feast of St. Nicholas following; and unless, &c.

Folio 12.

Inde sol' vjl.

The same day came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun and William de "Koleby" in the sum of £13 10s. for leather; the same to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

quit'.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], the same year, came Ralph de Chester, Alan de Holecote, and Robert de "Ehefeud," skinners, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Gerard de Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £30 for coney-skins; the same to be paid in good, unclipped pence and halfpence on the Feast of St. Edward next, and unless, &c.

quit'.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], the same year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de Westmulne, and Richard de Asseburne, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of "Waumesel," in Spain, in the sum of £49 10s. for leather; to be paid at the Feast of the Nativity the following year, and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.], the same year, came Tristram le Cheverer and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun, and William de Prangeres and William de "Rocolum-beuino" (fn. 1) his partners, merchants of Spain, in the sum of £50 for goat-skins; to be paid on the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], in good, unclipped pence and halfpence. Pledges, Robert Haweteyn and Walter Haweteyn And unless, &c.

Folio 12 b.

quit'.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Thomas de Cestrehunte and Vincent de Totenham, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £23 for leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence, at Christmas, 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278]; and unless, &c. Nicholas de Madrit appointed Peter's attorney.

Tuesday next before the Feast of Nativ. B. Mary [8 Sept.], the same year, came Richard de Burgo, John de Westmulne, Thomas de Derby, and Hugh de Byflete, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Peres, merchant of Burus, (fn. 2) in Spain, in the sum of £32 for leather; the same to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

nil pro irr'.

Friday the morrow of the Nativity B. Mary [8 Sept.], the same year, came John de Northawe, goldsmith, and acknowledged he had received two cups of mazer (de murro) circled with silver, without feet, together with the sum of 20s. for adding feet to the said cups, from William de Ho, steward to the Queenmother; so that the said John shall well and truly make the cups according to agreement, and shall deliver them to the said William or his attorney within one month after Michaelmas Baudet Hun', le Buscher, of the Ward of Castle Baynard, appointed William's attorney to attend the enrolment and to receive the cups.

quit'.

Tuesday before the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], the same year, came John de Releye, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Peres, merchant of Bures, and Martin John (?), merchant of "Botor'," in the sum of £20 for leather; the same to be paid in good, unclipped pence and halfpence at the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] the following year [A.D. 1278], and unless, &c.

Folio 13.

Friday next before Michaelmas, 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, Hugh de Byflete, and Thomas de Derby, and acknowledged themselves bound to Bartram de la Speres de Cundom' in the sum of £42 for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] the following year [A.D. 1278], viz., two-thirds in round pence and the remainder in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Tuesday before Michaelmas, the same year, came Emma, wife of Bernard de Fylers, and acknowledged herself bound to Walter de Sandon', co. Surrey, in the sum of 100s. for wheat, barley, and oats; to be paid at the Feast of the Purific. B. Mary [2 Feb.] the following year [A.D. 1278-9], and unless, &c.

quit'.

Saturday after the octave of St. Michael, the same year, came Isabella Bukerel and Dyonisia, relict of William Bukerel, executors of William Bukerel, draper, (fn. 3) and acknowledged themselves severally bound to John Dunden and his partners, merchants of "Cauz," in the sum of £20 9s. 4d. for cloth; the same to be paid, viz., £7 10s. at the Feast of St. Martin, £7 10s. at the Feast of the Purification, and £5 9s. 4d. at Easter; and unless, &c.

The same day came Robert, late servant to Henry de Gloucester, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound in the sum of £10 for releasing him from service; the same to be paid to the said Henry by instalments, viz., 5 marks at Christmas next and 2 marks at each of the five quarters following. Sureties for payment, viz., Richard, son of Richard Bonaventure, John de Pontefract, goldsmith; Gregory le Lorimer, Richard Bonaventure, goldsmith, and unless, &c. Also Walter le Poter became surety to indemnify the Chamberlain by reason of the above acquittance. (fn. 4)

Folio 13 b.

quit'.

Saturday next after the octave of St. Michael, the same year, came Reymund de Bordeaux, saddler, and Symon de Sancto Licio [Senliz], saddler, and acknowledged themselves bound to Gobert Gerard de "Caurs" (fn. 5) or Stephen "Karewen" de "Caurs" in the sum of £31 16s., viz., one moiety in good, unclipped pence and the other in halfpence, for leather and red bazen; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

ex mutuo.

Friday the morrow of the Feast of Translation of St. Edward [13 Oct.], the same year, came Matthew the saddler, of the Ward of Chepe, to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Boydin de Cambray in the sum of 76s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], the same year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, Robert de Totenham, Thomas de Derby, Thomas de Cestrehunte, Hugh de Byflete, and John de Westmulne, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Stephen de "Caruien," merchant of "Cauurs," and Bernard his brother, in the sum of £113 for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., £13 at the Feast of St. Hillary next and £100 on Palm Sunday; and unless, &c.

Folio 14.

The same day came John de Pontefract, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert, late servant to Henry de Gloucester, in the sum of £10, money borrowed; the same to be paid, viz., 5 marks at Christmas, 7 Edward I. [A.D 1278], and 2 marks at each of the five quarters following. Sureties for payment, viz., Hugh de la More, John, son of David de Enefeud, goldsmith, Colin de Northamptone, goldsmith, Martin de Amberesbire, goldsmith; and unless, &c.

quit' P. de Wames'.

Thursday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], the same year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de "Walmesete," in Spain, in the sum of £5 10s. for bazen; to be paid in good pence and halfpence at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

Arn' Beck.

Saturday next after the Feast of All Saints, the same year, came Hugh de Byflete, Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, John de Westmulne, Thomas de Derby, and Vyncent de Totenham, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves bound to Arnold Beck, of Montpellier, and Bernard de "Vrue," of the same, in the sum of £35 for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

Gendun.

Friday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] before Christmas, in the month of October (sic), the same year, came John Paris (?), saddler (cellarius), and acknowledged himself bound to John Gendun, merchant of "Caurs," in the sum of £17 in good pence and halfpence; to be paid to him or his attorney, or to his partners, viz., Peter or William de Busseneys, of the company of William de Verteyl, on the morrow of Pentecost; and unless, &c.

Folio 14 b.

P. de Wames'. Inde sol'' ls.

Friday next within the said (sic), 6-7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Burgo and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Wamesel, in Spain, merchant, in the sum of £4 10s. for bazen; the same to be paid, viz., 50s. at the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], and the residue at Christmas; and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] in October (sic), the same year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Megg', or Bartram Belny his servant, in the sum of £9 for bazen; to be paid at Stamford Fair at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] in October (sic), 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Bartholomew le Blund, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to "Deutanto the Bailiff (?) in the sum of 39s. for the manufacture of a cup; the same to be paid within eight days of Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Edmund, Abp. [16 Nov.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Burgo, Henry de Pelham, John de Releye, Thomas de Derby, Thomas de Cestrehunte, Richard de Aseburne......and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter, son of Peter Peres, and Andrew his brother, of Castle Suris (de Castello murium), (fn. 6) in the sum of £60 8s. 8d. for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz. [two-thirds] at mid-Lent in good, unclipped pence, and one-third at le Hokeday in good, unclipped halfpence; and unless, &c.

The same day came the aforesaid Richard, Henry, John, Thomas, Thomas, and Richard, together with Hugh de Byrflete, to the house of Hugh Motun, the Chamberlain, when the Jews were at the Guildhall, (fn. 7) and acknowledged themselves bound to the above Peter and Andrew, of "Castris Surys," in the like sum for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., two-thirds in good pence and one-third in good halfpence, one moiety at mid-Lent, and the other at le Hokeday; and unless, &c.

Folio 15.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came William de Bray, currier, to the house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph Poyntel, of the same craft (ejusdem officii), in the sum of 66s. 6d. for leather; the same to be paid, viz., 6s. 6d. on Christmas Eve, 20s. at Easter, and so from term to term 20s. until the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

quit'.

Thursday after Ash Wednesday [15 Feb.], the same year [A.D. 1278-9], came Richard de Reyns, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to John Bartram, merchant of Pampeluna, in the sum of £3 16s. for leather; to be paid at le Hokeday, and unless, &c.

On the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], the same year [A.D. 1279], came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, when the Jews found pledges (vadiati) at the Guildhall, and acknowledged themselves bound to Gerard Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £8 in good, unclipped pence and halfpence, for Spanish goat-fells; the same to be paid to him or to William de "Rocolbewyn" his attorney, viz., 40s. at Easter, 60s. at Pentecost, and 60s. at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

Anno septimo.

quit'.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278-9], came William de Craye, seller of goat-fells, to the shop of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £6; the same to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost in good, unclipped pence and halfpence, and unless, &c.

Wednesday before the Feast of Annunciation B Mary [25 March], the same year, came Walter le Waleys, cordwainer, to the shop of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Custes, merchant of Spain, in £50 for leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence unclipped, in the rent (in redditu) of the said Walter at St. Ives Fair, and unless, &c.

Folio 15 b.

At the Shop of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain.

Friday next before the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25 March], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278-9], came Thomas de Derby, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Matthew de Bures, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £7 10s. for leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and the other at Midsummer, to wit £6 in round, unclipped pence and the remainder in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday in Easter week, 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the shop of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged themselves bound to Matthew, merchant of Bures, in Spain in the sum of £8 10s. for leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence, without clipping, on the octave of St. John the Baptist; and unless, &c.

The same day came Richard Prueth, mercer, to the same place, and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Dare, burgess of St. Omer, in the sum of £4 7s. for wimples (pro Ginplis) of St. Omer; the same to be paid within one month from Saturday next, and unless, &c.

Thursday next before le Hokeday, the same year, came Thomas de Derby, cordwainer, to the shop of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Matthew de Bures, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £6 10s. for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. James [25 July], viz., two-thirds in round, unclipped pence and the rest in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday next before le Hokeday, the same year, came Nicholas de Kerkeby, "megucer," and acknowledged himself bound to "Arparicius," merchant of Bures, in Spain, in the sum of £13 for white leather, viz., "Baldred" of Spain; the same to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost in good, unclipped pence or halfpence, and unless, &c.

Folio 16.

Tuesday next after the Feast of H. Trinity [28 May], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Richard Prouet to the house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Dare, merchant, in the sum of 72s. for wimples (pro wimplis) of St. Omer; the same to be paid in good money that day five weeks, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of H. Trinity, the same year, came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves bound to Matthew de Bures, in Spain, in the sum of £15 10s. for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], viz., £10 in round pence and £5 10s. in round halfpence; and unless, &c.

quit'.

Monday after the octave of H. Trinity, the same year, came Thomas de Derby, cordwainer, to the house of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Sanchius [Sauchius ?] de Botor' in the sum of £15, of good, round, unclipped pence, for leather; the same to be paid on the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.] at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], the same year, came Henry de Coventre, and acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Johannis de Contins, merchant of Bayonne, in the sum of £50 good and lawful sterling, the mark being reckoned at 13s. 4d.; the same to be paid at Michaelmas next, and unless, &c. Thereupon the said Arnold came and granted £10 of the said debt to John de Roncevaus (or Ronceval), (fn. 8) and he would stand to the law in the City in respect of the sum of £10 which is still owing, as the said John de Roncevaus asserts, and which was paid at the request of the said Arnold to Bertram Malvin and on his behalf, but this the said Arnold denies. Accordingly £10 of the debt are to stand over until the matter be discussed between them, &c. (fn. 9)

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], the same year, came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers of "Basanc'," (fn. 10) and acknowledged themselves bound to Gerard de Russilun and William de Rocolbewyn, merchants of Spain, in the sum of £11 10s., good money, for bazen of Spain; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of St. Bartholomew and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

Folio 16 b.

Monday next after the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Richard de Mortone to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Turon' de Caus and John de la Pype, merchants of Bures, in the sum of £50 for leather and bazen; to be paid at Christmas, 8 Edward I. [A.D 1279], and unless, &c.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Simon de Gant, the elder, to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Simon de Gant, his son, a clerk, in the sum of £40, money borrowed; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Purification, and unless, &c.

quit'.

Monday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], the same year, came Walter Hauteyn to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Basinge in the sum of £40 for wool; the same to be paid, viz., £20 at Easter and £20 at Pentecost; and unless, &c.

quit'.

Friday before Christmas, the same year, came Reginald de Suffolk, "feleper," and Gilbert the pelterer of Honilane, before William de Durham at the Guildhall, and acknowledged themselves bound, as principal debtors, to Godwyn the "feleper," (fn. 11) on behalf of Richard le Lung, "feleper," in the sum of £10; the same to be paid by quarterly instalments of 50s., and unless, &c.

The same day the said Richard le Lung, "feleper," acknowledged himself bound to the said Godwyn the "feleper" in the sum of 40s.; to be paid by instalments of 10s. a quarter, and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1279-80], came Hugh Trigot, "laner," (fn. 12) and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph de Bedefunte in the sum of five marks; the same to be paid by instalments of one mark a quarter, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the octave of the Purification, the same year, came Saer de Bockinge and acknowledged himself bound to Adam de Arcubus in the sum of £10 13s. 4d. for a horse; the same to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Folio 17.

Saturday next after Ash Wednesday [16 Feb.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1279-80], came Simon Blouggerun, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Gilbert le Boucler in the sum of £6; to be paid by instalments of 15s. a quarter, and unless, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of Annunciation of B. Mary [25 March.], the same year, came Ralph de Balesham, saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun in the sum of 68s. for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at Hockedaye and the other at the Feast of H. Trinity; and unless, &c.

quit'.

The following Saturday came Ralph de Balesham, saddler, Gilbert de Granele, and John de Gardebois, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Coste in the sum of £4 13s. 4d. for bazen; the same to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

The same day came Ralph de Balesham and acknowledged himself bound to John Gardebois, son of Richard de Danecastre, saddler, in the sum of 48 marks; the same to be paid, viz., 20 marks at Whitsuntide, 20 marks at the Feast of St. Laurence at St. Botolph Fair, and 8 marks at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c. And the said John appoints Avice his wife his attorney to receive the money.

Friday next after the Feast of Annunciation of B. Mary [25 March.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Robert le Marescal, "Cossun," (fn. 13) and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph le Blund in 8 marks of good and new sterlings; (fn. 14) the same to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

The same day came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself bound to Robert Deumars in the sum of £9 4s.; to be paid at St. Botolph Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day came Thomas le Flauner (fn. 15) and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Megge, Arnald de la Bruwe, Arnald Beck, John Jaudon', William Servat, and Dorde de Galin', in the sum of £44 12s. for heavy goods of spicery (pro aver de peis de espicere); (fn. 16) the same to be paid at Easter next, and unless, &c.

Tuesday next before Easter [21 April], the same year, came Simon de Farnham, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Hereford in the sum of £24; the same to be paid by instalments of 100s. at Michaelmas every year for four years, and the payment of £4 at Michaelmas, 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284]; and unless, &c.

quit' ad instanc' mercatoris.

Tuesday next before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Richard de Kyrkestede and Peter le Furbur, and acknowledged themselves bound to Gossalin Bonet, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of 26 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] in good and new pence, and unless, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], the same year, came John de Reilegh and acknowledged himself bound to Baudewin de Cambrai in the sum of 102s. for wine; the same to be paid at the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.], and unless, &c.

Folio 17 b.

Saturday next after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Richard Pruet, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to William le Queynte de Paris in the sum of £10 for mercery; the same to be paid, viz., 100s. at Michaelmas and 100s. at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Pars' [Paris ?], saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russillon and William de Rocalbewyn in the sum of 100s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], the same year, came Ralph de Balesham, saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey de Paris, saddler, in the sum of £24 for saddles and lormery; (fn. 17) the same to be paid, viz., £12 at St. Botolph Fair, £6 at the Feast of All Saints, and £6 in the quinzaine of Easter, 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], and unless; &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], the same year, came John de Beche, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Laurence de Avene in the sum of 54s. of new money, on account of a loan; the same to be paid either to him or William de Farndone, viz., 20s. at the Feast of St. Giles, 20s. at Christmas, and 14s. at the Purification, 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280-1], and unless, &c.

Prior Hosp. extra Bish.

in Hustingo.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], the same year, came the Prior of the New Hospital without Bishopsgate (fn. 18) before G[regory] de Rokesle, Mayor, and the Aldermen in full Husting, and acknowledged himself bound to Richard Scharp, butcher, in the sum of £63 8s. [sic] for meat; the same to be paid within four years, viz., £15 19s. each year by quarterly instalments of 79s. 9d.; and unless, &c.

Husting'.

The same day came Reginald Canun in full Husting and acknowledged himself bound to Bertram de Louvain, merchant of Brabant, in the sum of £14 15s. of good lawful sterling; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in the quinzaine of St. Martin, A.D. 1280, and the other a twelvemonth later; and unless, &c.

The same day came Hugh de la More, goldsmith, and "Adinettus" de "Meschynke," tailor, and acknowledged himself bound to Henry le Waleis in the sum of £12 18s. of new money; to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], &c.

Monday next before the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.], the same year, came Roger Crok, "Cossun," and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Cornwall in the sum of £6 3s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Martin next [11 Nov.], and unless, &c.

in cons' sol' xxs.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], Vincent de Totenham, Philip de Kent, Richard de Asseburn, and Reginald de Chigenhal (?) acknowledged [themselves bound] to Peter Coste and Arnold Jon (fn. 19) in £6 8s.; to be paid, viz., 30s. at the Feast of St. Edward and the residue at the Feast of All Saints.

Folio 18.

The Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Roger Monserel, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Adam de Foleham the younger in the sum of £15, arrears of account; the same to be paid, viz., £7 at Easter and £8 at the following Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Dionisius [9 Oct.], the same year, came Roger de Cleve, pepperer, and acknowledged himself bound to John Jeudon or Peter de Bossones in the sum of £15; the same to be paid, viz., 100s. at the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] each year until the whole be paid; and unless, &c. (fn. 20)

quit'.

Saturday next before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the same year, came Thomas Coberd and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Chastelsuriz" (fn. 21) in the sum of 13s. 4d.; to be paid at the Feast of Purification of B. Mary next, and unless, &c.

The same day Hugh de Byflete acknowledged himself bound to Peter Coste or Arnold Johan in the sum of 27s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Hillary, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the same year, came Robert le Marescal, "Cossun," and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Ralph le Blound in the sum of 66s. 8d. for a horse; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], the same year, came Remund de Burdeaus, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Coste in the sum of 107s.; to be paid within three weeks after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], &c.

The same day came Geoffrey de Canterb[rege ?] and Roger de Beverley, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Coste in the sum of 35s.; to be paid within fifteen days from Sunday next, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Fulk le Mercer and acknowledged himself bound to Walter le Cornwaleis in the sum of 66s. for wine; the same to be paid, viz., 26s. 6d. [sic] at Christmas, 20s. at the Feast of the Purification, and 20s. on Easter Eve; and unless, &c.

W. Doket.

The same day William Doket, taverner, came and acknowledged himself bound to Ernald de St. John in the sum of 18s. for Adam de Aldermanneberi; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

W. Borham.

The same day came William de Borham, "braeler," (fn. 22) and acknowledged himself bound to the aforesaid Ernald in the sum of 35s.; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at Christmas, and the other at the Feast of the Purification B. Mary, for Agnes, daughter of Richard Bultel; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next before the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], the same year, came William de Bray and acknowledged himself bound to John de Spineles in the sum of 60s.; the same to be paid to the same or to John de Casseyn', viz., one moiety at the Feast of the Purification, and the other at mid-Lent; and unless, &c.

Folio 18 b.

nil ann'.

The eve of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came James de Knapton, mercer, Richard Prowet, mercer, and Richard de Norffolk, girdler, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Robert Deumars the elder in the sum of 8 marks; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at mid-Lent, and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], the same year, came Richard Prowet, mercer, and James de Knapton, mercer, and acknowledged themselves bound to Robert Deumars in the sum of £9; the same to be paid, viz., £4 10s. at mid-Lent, and a similar sum at Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], the same year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Castro Soris" (fn. 23) in the sum of 68s.; to be paid at St. Hillary; and he appoints Peter de Walmeset' his attorney, and unless, &c.

The same day John de Gysors mainprised the executors of Giles le Taylur, citizen of Rouen, under penalty of £40 to Master Roger de Rothewelle, Dean of Arches, in the event of any one except the said executors laying claim to a certain sum of money sequestrated by the said Dean in the house of Stephen de Harwe.

restant [sic] nil.

Saturday next before the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the same year [A.D. 1280-1], came Richard de Burgo, Thomas de Ce[s]trehunte, and John de Westmolendino (Westmill), and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Coste and Arnold Johan in the sum of £38 for leather; to be paid by fortnightly instalments of 40s., and unless, &c.

The same day Richard de Burgo and Thomas de Ce[s]trehunte acknowledged themselves severally bound to Arnald Bek in the sum of £8 9s. for leather; the same to be paid, viz., 40s. in the first week of Lent, and £6 9s. at Easter; and unless, &c.

The same day William de Hodlege, pepperer, acknowledged himself bound to Arnald Bek in the sum of 35s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], and unless, &c.

quit'.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the same year, Robert de Westmolendino acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Bek in the sum of 100s.; the same to be paid, viz., 60s. in the quinzaine next following, and 40s. in the quinzaine of Lent; and unless, &c.

The following day William de Lindesey, painter, acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Bek in the sum of 20s.; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came John de Cestrehunte, "fethermongere," and acknowledged himself bound to Meynard Rog[er ?], merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of £12 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., £6 at mid-Lent and £6 at Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of Purification B. Mary [2 Feb.], the same year, came Roger Crok and acknowledged himself bound to Walter le Cornwaleis in the sum of £4; to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Folio 19.

Thursday before the Feast of Purification, 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280-1], came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hamme, "arsoner," (fn. 24) in the sum of £6 for wool; the same to be paid, viz., 60s. at Easter and 60s. at Whitsuntide; and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Purification, the same year, came Richard Malemeyns and acknowledged himself bound to the above William in 100s. for wool; the same to be paid, viz., 50s. at Easter and 50s. at Whitsuntide; and unless, &c.

Thursday after the octave of the Purification, the same year, came Walter Hauteyn and acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of £10 for wool; to be paid within three weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

The following day came "James" de Knaptone, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Hormede in the sum of £4 8s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at mid-Lent and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], the same year, came Ralph Grut, residing with Henry le Wympler, and acknowledged himself bound to Walter Hauteyn in the sum of £8; the same to be paid, viz., 40s. at mid-Lent, 40s. on Easter Eve, and £4 within a month after Easter; and unless, &c.

The Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], the same year, came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Rollers, burgess of Cambrai, and William his son, in the sum of £12 for mercery (?); to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], the same year, Richard de Burgo, cordwainer, acknowledged himself bound to Stephen de "Carven" in the sum of £8 for leather; the same to be paid, viz., £4 at la Hockedeye and £4 at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

The following Thursday came William de Bristoll, "buriler," (fn. 25) and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Chastel Suriz" in the sum of 109s. for yarn (pro filacio); the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at Easter and the other at Pentecost; and unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], the same year, came Robert le Taillur to the Guildhall before Thomas de Basinge and acknowledged himself bound to Remund de St. Clement and William Servat in the sum of £7 for silk; the same to be paid by instalments of 70s. at Midsummer and Christmas, and unless, &c.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], the same year, came Richard Pruet and "James" de Cnaptone, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Camperien "de Rue bokere," (fn. 26) burgess of Bordeaux, and "Anianen" (fn. 27) de Safran in the sum of £8 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., £4 at Whitsuntide and £4 at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

Folio 19 b.

Wednesday before the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25 March.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280-1], came Stephen de Wretele and "James" de Knapton, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Henry Buisch in the sum of £8 for Spanish yarn; one moiety to be paid on Sunday next after the Feast of Ascension, and the other at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

The same day Robert le Bel de Holeburne and William Kying de Holeburne, tenants of a shop in Honilane, acknowledged themselves severally bound to Andrew de "Castro Soris" or Luke Peres in the sum of £12 10s.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

The following Thursday came Richard de Kirkestede, Peter de Briggewalter, "furbur," (fn. 28) and John de Westmelle, cordwainer, and acknowledged themselves bound to Remund Martin, burgess of Bordeaux, and Reymund de Burgo his merchant, in the sum of £31 10s. for wine; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], the same year, came Stephen Saer, "laner," and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Farnham in the sum of £7 10s. for wine; to be paid by equal instalments at Midsummer and Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25 March], the same year [A.D. 1281], Hugh Trigod, Humphrey le "Wyttowier," (fn. 29) and Richard Toliser acknowledged themselves bound to Ralph Poyngtel in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before Easter [13 April], the same year, came John de Kingestone, apprentice to John de Stanford, and acknowledged himself bound to his said master in the sum of £22 6s. 8d., arrears of account; the same to be paid by yearly instalments of 47s. 6d. at Christmas, and unless, &c.

Sunday in the octave of Easter [13 April], the same year, Robert Scot, taverner, acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Casse and Remund Gerard de la Barde in the sum of £6; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Walebrok, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Wautham, cordwainer, in the sum of 100s.; to be paid by yearly instalments of 20s. at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

Folio 20.

Friday before the Feast of St. George [23 April.], the same year [A.D. 1281], came the Prioress of Clerkenewelle to the Guildhall and acknowledged herself bound to Robert de Tundresle in the sum of £50 for wax and lead; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the octave of Easter, the same year, came William de Hereford, armourer, to the Guild-hall (in aula Gilde Lond') and acknowledged himself bound to Gregory de Rokesle, the Mayor, in the sum of 13 marks for wine; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] Pledges for payment, viz., William Cosin, William Savage, Robert de Bedeford, and Richard de Suffok, armourer.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May] came Richard de Stanford and acknowledged himself bound to William de St. Bartholomew, the Mayor's valet, in the sum of 100s. for wine received from John Child; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came Matthew de Wodeham and acknowledged himself bound to the above William in the sum of £8 8s. for wine; to be paid at the same Feast, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], the same year, William Clerk, "pessoner," acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Sperlewell, chaplain, in the sum of 68s. 2d. for G[ ], Rector of the church of Wulcherche; the same to be paid, viz., 11s. on Sunday next, and 13s. 4d. at Midsummer, Christmas, and Easter; and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of Pentecost [1 June], the same year, Simon de Pelham, corder, and Gilbert his brother acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Camperien, of "bokere" street, (fn. 30) burgess of Bordeaux, and Anianen de Saffran his merchant, in the sum of 112s. for wine; to be paid according to terms of a deed made on the Feast of St. Bartholomew; and unless, &c.

Friday the morrow of the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], the same year, Geoffrey Cosin, mercer, acknowledged himself bound to William de Keldon' in the sum of 54s.; to be paid, one moiety at St. Botolph's Fair, and the other at Winchester Fair; and unless, &c.

Monday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], the same year, came Richard de Hakene, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to the executors of William Bokerel, draper, in the sum of £36 for Sir William de Persi, clerk; the same to be paid by instalments of £12 within the octave of Easter, at the Feast of St. Botolph, and at the Feast of St. Martin; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the same Feast came Richard de Kirkestede, John de Westmolendino, cordwainers, and Peter de Brugewater, "forbur," and acknowledged themselves bound to Elias Grymeward, merchant of "Brigelac," (fn. 31) and Emeric Marcin his merchant, in the sum of £35 6s. 8d. for wine; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints next ensuing, and unless, &c.

Folio 20 b.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], came John de Reylege, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Chiket, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of £12 for wine; to be paid by annual instalments of 60s. at Easter, and unless, &c. The said Arnold appoints Emma la Barbere his attorney.

+ quere hoc signam.

Thursday the eve of the Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.], the same year, came Gilbert de Colecestre, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to Bernard Remond de "Castro Sarracein" (fn. 32) in the sum of £10 for wine; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 25s., and unless, &c.

The same day Henry Sovehod acknowledged himself bound to Thomas Box in the sum of £4 3s. 2d.; to be paid at the Feast of the Nativ. B. Mary, &c.

Saturday the morrow of the Assumption B. Mary [15 Aug.], the same year, came Cristian the taverner and acknowledged he had received six casks of wine from William Varache for sale, which wine was worth £13 and was stored in the cellars of Walter de Berdene. He further acknowledged he had received from the aforesaid William four silver cups weighing 40s. 3d., which he would account for when he had sold the wine; and for so doing he pledges himself and chattels, &c.

Will. "Varage." quit'.

[The same day came William "Varache" and] (fn. 33) Alan de Suffoke and acknowledged themselves bound to Bernard de Labes, merchant of Tolose, in the sum of £45 for wine; to be paid at Easter next according to the terms of a letter obligatory between them made, and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Hereford, "armerer," and acknowledged himself bound to William Varache in the sum of £4 6s. 8d. for wine; to be paid at the Feast of St. Edward next, and unless, &c.

Friday the Feast of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came Sarah, widow of Richard de "Depedale," and Elias de Wicumbe, and bound themselves to indemnify Robert de Thorneye and Stephen de "Depeldale" to the extent of 43s. against the executors of the aforesaid Richard, as appears in a certain deed between them made. Elena de Blonmoster gave 6s. for the recognizance.

Sunday next after the Feast of Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.], the same year, came John Tilli, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph Poyngtel in the sum of £7 10s. for leather; to be paid at the Feast of the Decollation of St. John Bapt., and unless, &c.

nil.

Saturday before the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.] came William de Dunton' and acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Romi and William de St. Bartholomew in the sum of 50s.; to be paid on the morrow of All Saints [1 Nov.], and unless he so do he agrees that four furred robes, put in pledge, shall be sold.

Thursday next after Michaelmas [29 Sept.], the same year, came Richard de Burgo, Thomas de Ce[s]trehunte, and John de Westmolendino, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Thomas Clerk in the sum of £6 5s.; to be paid, viz., 60s. within fifteen days from Sunday next, and the balance fifteen days later; and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap. [21 Sept.], the same year, came Michael le Potter and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Tundresle in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Easter next, and unless, &c.

Thomas de Derbi, Richard de Esseburne, and Henry de Pek, the same year, acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Martin de Bures in the sum of £4 for leather; to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] next, &c.

William le Kyng acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Castro Surriz" in the sum of 117s.; to be paid, one moiety at the Feast of St. Edward and the other at the Feast of All Saints, &c.

Footnotes

1 Or "Rocolbewyn." Vide infra, fos. 15, 16, 17 b.
2 Or "Bures" (Burgos?).
3 Son of Stephen Bukerel. His will proved in the Court of Husting in October, 1278. Hust. Roll 9 (81).
4 A marginal note to the effect that a moiety of the money was paid, but the rest was released at the request of Adam de Gloucester, potter, Monday after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279].
5 Cahors, Department of Lot.
6 Or Mouse-castle, referring to Castel Sairazin, a sous-préfecture in the Department of the Garonne. The origin of its name has given rise to much conjecture, some deriving it from the Saracens, who may have built the castle, others from Castelsur-Azin, the name of a small stream running through it. This passage goes far to prove both conjectures to be wrong.
7 Many Jews had recently been taken and brought to trial on a charge of clipping coin, and early in the next year [A.D. 1279] nearly 300 were put to death Gregory's 'Chron.' (Camd. Soc.), p. 70; Stow's 'Annals' (1592), p. 299; Fabyan's 'Chron.,' p. 386.
8 Roncevaux, Pyrenees.
9 Marginal note to the effect that 25 marks were paid on the Feast of Translation of St. Swithin [15 July].
10 Probably meaning bazen or basil, a kind of sheep's leather.
11 See note supra, p. 16.
12 Woolman.
13 Probably meaning horse-dealer. It is variously spelt "Cosson," "Cossoun," &c., and appears to be connected with the more familiar term "Corsour." Robert de Kent, who is described in Letter-Book B (fo. 22 b) as "Cosson," is styled in Husting Roll 70 (140) "mercator equorum"; and we find Robert le Marescal himself owing money for a horse, infra, fo. 18.
14 I.e., sterling penny.
15 A maker of flans or flauns—a light cake not unlike a pancake. Riley, 'Memorials,' Introd., p. xxi.
16 Heavy or avoirdupois goods, embracing all kinds of grocery, were weighed by the grosso peso, or Great Beam. Letter-Book D, fo. 97; Letter-Book H, fo. 139 ('Memorials,' p. 458); Stow, 'Survey,' Book V., p. 257.
17 Metal work for the reins and trappings of horses; hence the title of the civic company of Lorimers or Loriners.
18 The hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, or "Bedlam," founded in 1246.
19 Or "Johan": possibly identical with Arnold "Johannis," supra, p. 29.
20 A marginal note to the effect that this recognizance was cancelled on Saturday next after Michaelmas Day, 14 Edward I. [A.D. 1286], in the presence of William de Bettoyn, Chamberlain, and Reymund de la Batayle, partners with the aforesaid merchants.
21 See note supra, p. 26.
22 A maker of braels or braces.
23 Cf. supra, p. 26.
24 A maker of saddle-bows. Fr. arzon, arzoun, arzon de sele, a bow or arch for the saddle. 'Lib. Cust.' (Rolls Series), Glossary.
25 A maker of a coarse woollen cloth known as burel or borel.
26 Cf. infra, p. 40, Peter de Camperien de vico bokere.
27 Cf. "Anianin" de Terriz, infra, fo. 57 b.
28 A furbisher of old clothes, arms, &c.
29 White-tawyer.
30 De vico bokere. Cf. supra, p. 38, "de Rue bokere".
31 Variously spelt "Brigerack," "Brugelak," &c.; Bergerac, Department of Dordogne.
32 See note supra, p. 26.
33 Struck out in the MS.


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