Folios 51 - 60

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1899

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116-136

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'Folios 51 - 60', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: A: 1275-1298 (1899), pp. 116-136. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33025 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Folio 51.

nil.

Tuesday the eve [sic] of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], 17 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], came Vitalis de Crafham, John Anketin, William de Brumford, and William de Dovor, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Geoffrey de Norton, clerk, in the sum of 7 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and unless, &c.

Tuesday the Feast [sic] of St. Laurence [10 Aug.] came Vitalis de Crafham and John Anketin de Neubery and acknowledged themselves bound to Thomas Burd in the sum of £8; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

(On Tuesday the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], the said Thomas came and acknowledged himself satisfied of the above sum. It is therefore cancelled.)

Saturday before the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], 17 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], John de Norhampton, tailor, acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey Segin, merchant, in the sum of 20s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.], and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.] Simon le Vannere and Robert de Mertone acknowledged themselves bound to Geoffrey de Norton in the sum of £4 6s. 8d.; to be paid by weekly instalments of 20d. for one year from Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came John de Beche, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Thomas Bacun, Rector of the church of Leyburne, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20s. from Christmas next, and unless, &c.

Wednesday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], 17 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], came Robert, son of John de Turri [or "de la Tour"], before the Aldermen and Chamberlain of London, and caused a writing to be read whereby he quitclaimed to John de Canterbury all his tenements and rents, within the City and without, for ever. Witnesses, Sir Ralph de Sandwich, Constable of the Tower and Warden of the City; Fulk de St. Edmund and Salomon le Cutiller, then Sheriffs; William de Hadestock, then Alderman of that Ward; (fn. 1) John de Batquill, Robert de Basing, and others [named]. Dated London, the day and year aforesaid, &c.

Folio 51 b.

Friday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 17 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], came Walter de Boys Heynaud (fn. 2) and acknowledged himself bound to Bernard "Dessevenglad" (?), merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 38s.; to be paid at Christmas.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came Wolmar de Essex and acknowledged himself bound to James le Barber of Paris in the sum of £8; to be paid at Easter.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Walter Ruce and acknowledged himself bound to Walter Hauteyn in the sum of 113s. 4d.; to be paid, one moiety at Easter and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

The same day came Hugh Lupus and Simon le Fannere and acknowledged themselves bound to Geoffrey de Northon in the sum of £4; to be paid at Christmas.

The same day came Ralph Pointel and acknowledged himself bound to Stephen Vallad, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £20; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 40s. until, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] William de Seuelesho, chaucer, acknowledged himself bound to the executors of Jurdan Godchep in the sum of £8 6s. 8d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark until, &c.

Friday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Simon de Merredeuue (?) and acknowledged himself bound to Robert, the Vicar of the church of Preston near Wengeham, (fn. 3) in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Christmas. If the said Robert die in the meanwhile, the money to be paid to Cristiana de Preston, living with the said Simon.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Edmund, Conf. [20 Nov.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], came William Poyntel, William de Helweton, and Stephen Thourgod, and acknowledged themselves bound to Giles Martin, merchant of Pampelon', (fn. 4) for Richard Poynte in the sum of £27, whereof £20 are to be paid at Christmas, and £7 a fortnight afterwards.

(Monday before the Feast of St. Hillary came the said Giles and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The following Friday came Henry de Durham, William Servad, and Paul Godchep, and acknowledged themselves bound to Friar Robert, the hermit of Crepelgate, (fn. 5) in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid on Easter Eve.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.] came Robert Skot and acknowledged himself bound to Rustan de Solar' and William de Acre his merchant in the sum of 60s.; to be paid on Ash Wednesday.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.] came John de Thele and acknowledged himself bound to William de Wakerle, Bailiff of Westminster, in the sum of 37s.; to be paid, viz., 11s. on Sunday next, and 26s. on the Feast of the Purification; and unless, &c.

Folio 52.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289], came Henry de Arraz, son and heir of Wybert de Arraz, and acknowledged himself bound to John le Blound, draper, in the sum of 18 marks; to be paid, one moiety at Easter and the other at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], came Walter Dirrie and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh de Viene in the sum of 7 marks and 40 pence; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost.

Thursday before Christmas came William Sauvage, "armurer," and acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey de Neuton, clerk, in the sum of 15 marks; to be paid by instalments of 5 marks at mid-Lent, Easter, and Midsummer.

Memorandum to the effect that on the same day Henry le Galeys paid to the Chamberlain and the Aldermen the sum of 100s. for making a courtesy (ad curialitatem faciendam) to the King and Queen on their arrival from parts beyond the sea; (fn. 6) on condition that it be not prejudicial to his letters from the lord the King.

Saturday the eve of the Circumcision [1 Jan.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], came Michael Garsie, merchant of Pampelona, and appointed Giles Martin his attorney to recover the sum of £18 from Thomas de Winchester.

Wednesday the eve of the Purification [2 Feb.], 18 Edward I [A.D. 1289-90], came Geoffrey de Cherlewode, late apprentice to Nicholas de Hedresete, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Abindon, draper, Nicholas Pikot, mercer, Adam Trog, girdler, and William Dagenhale, mercer, in the sum of £20 15s.; to be paid to them as executors of Nicholas de Hedresete, viz., 105s. at Midsummer, £5 5s. at Michaelmas and Christmas, and £5 at Easter, and unless, &c.

Monday after Ash Wednesday [15 Feb.] came Martin de Dullingham and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Pakewode in the sum of 54s.; to be paid a fortnight after Easter.

(Friday after the Feast of St. Barnabas the said Robert came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The same day came Roger le Waleys and acknowledged himself bound to the above Robert in the sum of 14s.; to be paid at the same time.

The same day came Ralph de Finchingfeud and acknowledged himself bound to the above Robert in the sum of 26s.; to be paid at the same time.

The same day came Joyce le Achatur for William "Neven" and acknowledged himself bound to the above Robert in the sum of 7s.; to be paid at the same time.

(The said Joyce paid on behalf of William "Neve" in the presence of J. de Banquell. It is therefore cancelled.)

Monday after Ash Wednesday [15 Feb.] came Richard Godchep and acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne, William Beck, and Ralph Godchep, executors of Jurdan Godchep, in the sum of £80; to be paid, viz., 100s. at Easter and Midsummer, and 40s. at Michaelmas and following quarters until, &c.

The same day came Paul Godchep and acknowledged himself bound to the same executors in the sum of 80 marks; to be paid, viz., 10 marks at Easter and Midsummer, and 10 marks every Christmas, until, &c.

(Cancelled, because enrolled elsewhere under the twentysecond year.)

Bakers condemned to the hurdle in the Mayoralty of Henry le Galeys, viz., from Friday next after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], anno 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282].

Folio 52 b.

bis.

Robert le Blake, baker of white bread, condemned to the hurdle, as appears in the Roll of Thomas, late clerk of the Guildhall.

Also the same, Friday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], 10 Edward I.

bis.

Geoffrey de St. Magnus, ditto.

Also Tuesday the eve of the Nativ. B. M. [8 Sept.], anno 11 Edward I.

semel.

Maurice, baker of white bread, condemned to the hurdle Friday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], anno 10.

semel.

Thomas de Lundenstone, ditto.

semel.

John de Kent, ditto.

semel.

Richard de Garschurch, ditto.

semel.

John called Clerk, ditto.

bis.

Geoffrey Hauekesheye, ditto.

Also Wednesday after the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.], anno 10.

Folio 53.

semel.

Henry de Dovor, baker of white bread, Friday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], anno 10.

semel.

William le Fannere, Wednesday after the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.], anno 10.

semel.

Simon de Dovor, ditto.

bis.

Richard de Northampton, ditto.

Also Tuesday after Feast of H. Trinity, anno 11.

semel.

Alan Hot, tourte (fn. 7) baker, Tuesday the eve of the Nativ. B M. [8 Sept.], anno 11.

semel.

Robert Cove, ditto.

semel.

Richard de Maydenstane, ditto.

semel.

Richard de Dokeswrth, ditto.

semel.

Robert de Merton, ditto.

semel.

Richard de Grenewyz, ditto.

Folio 53 b.

bis.

John le Keu, baker of white bread, Friday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], anno 10.

Also the morrow of St. Edward, anno 11.

bis.

Gilbert de Redinges, baker of white bread, the morrow of St. Edward, anno 11.

Also Saturday after Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], anno 12.

semel.

Alan "parvus," baker of white bread, Saturday after the Feast of St. Hillary, anno 12.

semel.

Martin le Forner, ditto.

semel.

Michael de Waleden, ditto.

semel.

John de Crepelgate, baker of tourte bread, ditto.

semel.

John de Derby, ditto.

Folio 54 b.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], William de Laufare, cotiler, who had the guardianship of Robert, son of Robert Deumars, granted to him by the Mayor and Aldermen, anno 6 Edward I., came before Sirs John de Banquell, Alderman, (fn. 8) and William de Bettoyne, Chamberlain and Alderman, (fn. 9) and others, and rendered an account of the sum of £9 6s. 8d. received in money and of 13s. annual rent issuing from a certain house in the City of London. And after all costs and expenses he answered for the sum of £20 clear to the use of the aforesaid Robert, which sum remains in the charge of the said William with the consent of the auditors aforesaid, of Cristiana, the mother of the said Robert, and other friends, to be disposed of for the benefit of the said Robert wheresoever and whensoever required. And thereupon the said William offers security, viz.......

Folio 55 b.

Letter from John, Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond, to R[alph] de Sandwich, Warden of the City, and Commons of the same, acknowledging the receipt of letter complaining of the conduct of the Duke's stewards and bailiffs towards the citizens of London at his Fair of St. Botolph's. He is sending his steward Richemund to notify his wishes to the citizens, promising to see justice done. Dated the Feast of Innocents [28 Dec.].

The King's writ to Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, his locum tenens in England. Whereas, at the request of the citizens and merchants of Bordeaux, he had recently given orders that they should be allowed to bring their wines, &c., into the City of London on payment of the accustomed dues, the citizens of London now complained that such a proceeding was prejudicial to their liberties. He is to summon a council and to see justice done to both parties. Dated at "Bona Garda," in Gascony, 18 Jan., 17 Edward I. [A.D. 1288-9].

Be it remembered that on Thursday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came Fulk le Bret, on whom a "macer" cup had been seized for an assessment of 3s., temp. Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and granted the cup to Geoffrey de Norton to acquit him; and it was delivered to the said Geoffrey in the presence of the said Fulk, &c., and the said Geoffrey will answer to the Chamberlain for the 3s. aforesaid.

Folio 56.

Friday after the Feast of St. Scolastica [10 Feb.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came William de Bettoyne, executor of Jordan Godchep, and acknowledged that he had received from Paul Godchep, mercer (mercenarius), the sum of 10 marks, in part payment of 80 marks in which the said Paul stood bound to the said William and his coexecutors by a recognizance formerly made on paper, viz., on Monday after Ash Wednesday, 18 Edward I.

Be it remembered that on Thursday the Feast of the Invention of H. Cross [3 May], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came Walter Mitte, Mayor (Mere) of Caleys, before the Warden and Aldermen and acknowledged that he had bought 7 casks of wine from a stranger and 3 casks from a certain freeman of the City out of the 12 casks which had been seized upon him as forfeited; and further, that the said wine did not belong to Sir Edmund the King's brother or to any one of his household, but belonged to him (the said Walter); and the said Sir Edmund had petitioned that the said Walter might be forgiven his forfeiture this time.

The same day (in the presence of Ralph de Sandwych, Warden; Gregory de Rokele, (fn. 10) Stephen Aswy, (fn. 11) Robert de Basinge, (fn. 12) Ralph le Blound, (fn. 13) William de Farndon, (fn. 14) Richard Aswy, (fn. 15) John le Blound, (fn. 16) Nicholas de Winchester, (fn. 17) William de Bettoyne, (fn. 18) Adam de Foleham, (fn. 19) John de Canterbury, (fn. 20) and Walter Hauteyn, (fn. 21) Aldermen, Thomas Romeyn and William de Leyre, Sheriffs) Thomas Juvenal was elected by the assent of the foregoing to the office of Common Serjeant of London, and sworn well and faithfully to perform that office, &c.

Folio 56 b.

nil.

Tuesday the morrow of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], came Hugh de Waltham, clerk to the Sheriffs of London, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne, Chamberlain of the Guildhall, in the sum of £18; to be paid fifteen days after Easter, and unless, &c. Nevertheless the said Hugh delivered to the said William 10 casks of wine which remained in the custody of the said Hugh in two cellars in the Vintry, by way of pledge, on the understanding that if the said wine be not sufficient for the aforesaid sum, the balance shall be raised on other goods and chattels of the said Hugh.

(Wednesday after the Feast of St. Hillary, anno 19 Edward I., came William de Bettoyne and acknowledged that the said Hugh had satisfied him of the money. It is therefore cancelled.)

xxvijd solv'.

The same day came Henry Hauteyn and Ralph de Honilane, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves bound to Gilbert le Armurer in the sum of £13; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

Pekoc.

The following Wednesday came John de Dunstaple and acknowledged himself bound to Margery, late wife of Sir Nicholas Kiriel, in the sum of £6 13s. 4d.; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas [7 March], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], a certain writing was acknowledged whereby Friar J. de Coleworth, Prior of Westminster, bound himself to Paul Godchep, merchant of London, in the sum of £16 for 150 friezes for clothing of the Friars, at the hands of Roger de Bures, about Michaelmas, anno 17 Edward I.; to be paid, one moiety a fortnight after Easter in the year aforesaid, or within eight days next following, and the other a fortnight after Pentecost. Dated at the Chapter House, Westminster, v. Nones March [11 March], the year aforesaid.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], came Fulk de St. Edmund and acknowledged himself bound to Ernard du Spucz (fn. 22) in the sum of 8 marks; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.; and the same appoints "Moniun'" (?) Bonin and Peter de la Chaumbre his attorneys to recover and receive the money.

vs. resid' condon'.

Monday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Nicholas de Cauntebregge and Robert Lovet, mercers, and acknowledged themselves bound to Hugelin Seck and "Lando" Runcini, merchants of Luka, in the sum of £46 10s.; to be paid, one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and the other at St. Botolph's Fair, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Richard de Hakeburne, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Hugelin Peter and his partners, merchants of the Society of Beteri (?) of Luka, in the sum of £7; to be paid, viz., 40s. at Michaelmas and Christmas, and 60s. at St. Giles's Fair; and unless, &c.

Folio 57.

The same day came William Heyrun before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of 76s.; to be paid by annual instalments of 10s. at Michaelmas until, &c.; and unless, &c. Afterwards the said William promised to pay 16s. at Michaelmas in the second year next ensuing, &c.

Thursday before the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1289-90], came Angnes de la More and acknowledged herself bound to Hugelin Peter and his partners in the sum of £8; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 2s. 6d. until, &c.; and unless, &c.

Tuesday before Easter [2 April], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1290], came Geoffrey David de Helweton, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to Bartholomew de Rivers in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

sol xijd.

Thursday after the close of Easter (clausum Pasche (fn. 23) ) came Robert Gange and Robert de St. Neot, tailor, and acknowledged themselves bound to William de la Fosie, merchant "del oriole," (fn. 24) in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of the Nativ. B. M., and unless, &c.

sol viijd.

Thursday the morrow of Invention of H. Cross [3 May] came Thomas de Conduit and acknowledged himself bound to Remund Mestre and Bernard de Beysak, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of £4; to be paid, one moiety a fortnight after Midsummer and the other on the Feast of the Assumption; and unless, &c.

qt viijd.

Friday before the Feast of the Ascension [11 May] came Alan de Suffolk and acknowledged himself bound to Reymund Arman and Peter Agulun, merchants, in the sum of £4; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20s., commencing at Christmas.

Saturday after the Ascension [11 May] came Roger le Brun, Thomas Deuceyt (?), and Nicholas de Chelmerford, taverners, and acknowledged themselves bound to Geoffrey de Northon' in the sum of £7 5s. 8d.; to be paid at Midsummer.

Saturday the Feast of Nativ. of St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Gerard de Brie, attorney of William de Prangers, and Simon Godard, clerk, attorney of Peter de Russilun, and acknowledged satisfaction for the sum of £14 17s. in which Richard de Asseburne, John de Westmelle, and Henry de Peck bound themselves to the said William and Peter on Friday after the Feast of Conception B. Mary, anno 11 Edward I. It is therefore cancelled, as appears on the Friday aforesaid. (fn. 25)

Folio 57 b.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], 18 Edward I. [A.D. 1290], came John Fitz Roger and acknowledged himself bound to John Viel in the sum of 20s., to be paid by instalments of half a mark at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, Michaelmas, and the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] came Reginald le Chandeler and William his son, residing at St. Michael le Quern, and acknowledged themselves bound to Ponce "Raby" (fn. 26) and Peter Remund, "Peytveyn," merchants of Toluse, in the sum of £14 for wine; to be paid, viz., 100s. at Michaelmas, and 60s. on Christmas Eve, Easter Eve, and Midsummer Eve, as appears in a certain writing obligatory between them made and sealed with their seals; and unless, &c. (fn. 27)

Tuesday after the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.] came John le Scot, Robert de Totenham, Peter de Terring, Geoffrey de Banquell, and John de Notingham, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to John de Banquell in the sum of 6 marks; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

(And afterwards, viz., on Friday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], came the said Robert, Peter, Geoffrey, and John [sic], and paid the said John de Banquell the said 6 marks, and therefore they are quit.)

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Robert de Watham, corder, and acknowledged himself bound to "Amanin" (fn. 28) de "Terriz," burgess of St. Emilion (de sancto Milone), and Emeric de "Tarriz" his brother, in the sum of £25; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Hugh de Fremingham, apothecary, and John, son of Thomas Herun, and acknowledged themselves bound to John le Chalicer in the sum of 18s., to be paid, viz., one moiety at Christmas and the other at the Feast of the Annunciation.

Friday the Feast of Translation of St. Edward [13 Oct.] came John Orpedeman and promised to make good to the executors of Thomas Orpedeman any of the debts he may have received, as contained in three rolls which he had delivered to Thomas Cross and the other executors of Thomas Orpedeman.

Saturday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came William de Aveynes and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Aveynes in the sum of £6; to be paid by yearly instalments of 40s. at St. Botolph's Fair until, &c.

Friday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Walter de la Mare and acknowledged himself bound to Elyas Rossel and John Ywyspond in the sum of £7; to be paid by instalments of 20s. on days specified, and unless, &c.

Folio 58.

viijd.

Thursday the morrow of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290], came William de Pelham and acknowledged himself bound to "Donno" de Podio and Henry de Podio in the sum of £4 13s. 4d.; to be paid the first Sunday in Lent.

iiijd.

Saturday the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came Sabina Malemeyns and acknowledged herself bound to William Trente, merchant of Brigerack, in the sum of 40s. and 40d.; to be paid at Easter.

nil.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] came Thomas de la Corner on behalf of William Grimbaud, Knt., and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas Juvenal on behalf of John de Bruges in the sum of £8 13s. 4d.; to be paid on the morrow of the Purification.

vs.

Tuesday after the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] came Walter Dirrie, and in the presence of Thomas Box and Nicholas de Winchester acknowledged himself bound to Reymund Mestre and Bernard de "Boysack" in the sum of £30; to be paid at Midsummer.

iijd.

Saturday after the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] came Sabina Malemeyns and acknowledged herself bound to Robert Simeon in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Midsummer.

vjd p d.

Thursday after the Feast of Purification B. M. [2 Feb.] came Stephen de Folsham, "merser," and acknowledged himself bound to John Lamberd and Nicholas Cagewerre, merchants of Luka, in the sum of 65s.; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

nil.

Monday after the Feast of St. Scolastica, V. [10 Feb.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came Thomas Rendekyn, barber, and Juliana his wife, and acknowledged themselves bound to Robert de Avemer' (?), taverner, and William de Bettoyne in the sum of 1 mark; to be paid by weekly instalments of 3d. until, &c.; and unless, &c.

nil.

Friday after the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.] came Thomas and Richard de Verlay and acknowledged themselves bound to Robert Marshal of Smethefeld in the sum of 13s. 4d.; to be paid at mid-Lent.

xiijd.

Saturday the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.] came Geoffrey de Brakele and Adam de Rokesle and acknowledged themselves bound to Rosia de Coventre in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid, one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas.

xd.

sol.

Monday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.] came Remond de Howton and acknowledged himself bound to Bartholomew de Vendin', merchant of Tholuse, in the sum of 100s.; to be paid, one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and the other at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula; and unless, &c.

Folio 58 b.

nil.

Monday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came John de Kyngeston, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Chingeford, clerk, in the sum of 64s.; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Easter and Midsummer, and 24s. at Michaelmas, and unless, &c. The said William appoints Alan le Poter, nephew (nepotem) of Richard le Poter, his attorney to recover and receive the money.

(Monday after the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], anno 21 [A.D. 1293], came William de Chingeford and acknowledged that the aforesaid John de Kingeswod [sic] had satisfied him of the money. It is therefore cancelled.)

nil .

Saturday before Ash Wednesday [7 March], 19 Edward I [A.D. 1290-1], came Simon Bolimer and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Finchingfeud, junior, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid, one moiety in the first week of Lent and the other three weeks after Easter; and unless, &c.

(Whereof he paid 30s. on Monday before the Annunciation B. Mary, and 30s. on Monday before the Feast of St. Dunstan. It is therefore cancelled.)

nil.

The same day came Cristiana de la Forde and acknowledged to Master William de Sarden', (fn. 29) Dean of St. Mary le Bow, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10s., commencing at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

xviijd.

Saturday before Ash Wednesday [7 March], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came Henry de Preston, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Monchaud, merchant, in the sum of £9 10s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20s. until, &c.

nil.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Richard Poterel and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hamelton in the sum of £118 17s. 6d. for corn; to be paid at the New Temple in the quinzaine of St. Michael, and unless, &c.

(Wednesday after the Feast of Purification, anno 20, came the said William and acknowledged that the above Richard had satisfied him of the money in the above recognizance. It is therefore cancelled.)

Thursday before the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1290-1], came Walter le Forestall and Hugh Pope and acknowledged to pay the Chamberlain of the Guildhall the sum of 20s. to the use of the Commonalty at the Feast of Palms, the year aforesaid, on behalf of John Morice, who had been attached by a horse for the above sum, which horse was delivered to the aforesaid sureties.

iijd.

Tuesday after the Annunciation B. M. [25 March], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came Cristiana de la Forde and acknowledged herself bound to William Boner and John Boner his valet in the sum of 38s.; to be paid at Midsummer.

iijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came Elias de Willingeford and acknowledged himself bound to John de Hodinge in the sum of 33s. 4d.; to be paid, one moiety at Easter and the other at Midsummer.

Folio 59.

xijd.

Tuesday after the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came John de Gedlestone, John "inphelane" de Suwerk, Geoffrey le Botoner, "seinturer," and Richard de Westwode, and acknowledged themselves bound to Martin Furner in the sum of £6; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5s. until, &c.

vjd.

Friday after the Feast of Annunciation [25 March.] came Walter de Lotheberi and acknowledged himself bound to Richard, son of Richard de Lotheberi, in the sum of 66s. 8d.; to be paid., viz., 16s. 8d. a fortnight after Easter and at Midsummer, and so from term to term until, &c.

viijd.

Tuesday after mid-Lent, 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came William de Staunford and acknowledged himself bound to Guy de Pouns in the sum of 6 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark until, &c.

nil.

Friday after mid-Lent came Walter "Dirrn" and acknowledged himself bound to Dame Juliana de Leyburne and John de Blakebrock in the sum of 14½ marks; to be paid, viz., 7 marks and 40 pence a fortnight after Easter, and a like sum at the Feast of Pentecost; in which sum of 14 marks and 6s. 8d. the aforesaid Walter was formerly bound to Simon Graundyn by a bond remaining in the custody of the said John de Blakebrock, to be given up on the money being paid to the aforesaid Dame Juliana, to whom it had been assigned.

vjd.

The same day came Henry de la Marche, potter, and Peter Lovel, taverner, and acknowledged themselves bound to Stephen Beck in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

Friday before Palm Sunday [15 April] came Laurence Dinnock, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne in the sum of 21s. 6d.; to be paid by weekly instalments of 3d. until, &c.

Saturday in Easter week came Thomas de Mounpeylers and Reginald de Fridaystrate and acknowledged themselves bound to Bartholomew de Vendines de Tolouse in the sum of 70s.; to be paid, one moiety at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula and the other at the Feast of the Nativity B. M.; and unless, &c.

Wednesday the morrow of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came John, son of John atte Gate, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Chingeford in the sum of 30s.; to be paid, viz., 10s. at Midsummer, 5s. at Michaelmas, and so 5s. from term to term, &c.

(Sunday the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept.], anno 20 [A.D. 1292], came William de Chingeford and said that the above John had satisfied him of the money. It is therefore cancelled.)

Folio 59 b.

nil.

Tuesday after the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came William Hewe and acknowledged himself bound to Stephen Aswy in a sum of 5 marks for a horse sold and delivered; to be paid on the octave of St. John Bapt., and unless, &c.

iijd.

Friday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came Roger de Dunstaple and Roger de York and acknowledged for Robert Perston in the sum of 36s. 8d.; to be paid that day fortnight.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came Richard le Seur and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de Reyns in the sum of 33s. 4d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark, &c.

Roger Crock acknowledged to the Commonalty of London the sum of 2 marks; to be paid at Midsummer.

Monday before the Feast of Ascension [31 May] came John le Chaundiler of the Jewry and acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey de Northampton, clerk, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas.

iiijd.

sol.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Petronilla [31 May] came John de Faham and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Anemere (Avemere ?), taverner, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid by annual instalments of 1 mark at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of Pentecost [10 June] came Alexander de Chygewell and acknowledged [himself bound] to William de Bettoyne in the sum of 46s. 8d., to be paid, viz., 20s. at the Feast of All Saints, and the remainder a fortnight after Easter; and unless, &c.

Saturday before Pentecost [10 June] came John Wicfles (Witfles ?) de Norhamton, skinner, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne in the sum of 42s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 3s. until, &c.

xd.

sol.

The following Monday came Geoffrey Fot, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Remund Gyraud de la Barde, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of 114s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and unless, &c.

xijd.

Thursday after the Feast of Translation of St. Martin [4 July] came Peter le Chyvaler and Henry his brother and acknowledged themselves bound to Bernard de les Anglades in the sum of £6 6s. for wine; to be paid at Michaelmas.

(Whereof the said Peter paid 66s. 3d. on Friday after the Feast of Epiphany, anno 20.)

Saturday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas [7 July] came Richard de Lamhethe and Robert de Fingeri and acknowledged themselves bound to the Commonalty of London for William Brumphard in the sum of 12s. 6½d.; to be paid that day fortnight.

The same day came Elias Barbarel de la Rochele and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Coteman, master of the ship called "la Charite" of la pole, in the sum of £18; to be paid at Michaelmas, as appears in a certain writing obligatory between them made, which is in the possession of the said Nicholas.

iijs.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] came John Hurel and acknowledged himself bound to "Reymund" Mestre in the sum of £18; to be paid, viz., £6 at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, 100s. at Michaelmas, and £7 at Christmas; and unless, &c.

(Wednesday after the Feast of Nativity St. Mary, anno 21, came "Remund" Mestre and acknowledged that John Hurel had satisfied him of the said £18. It is therefore cancelled.)

Folio 60.

viijd.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 19 Edward I. [A.D. 1291], came Alice de Berkwey and John her son and acknowledged themselves bound to Bernard de les Anglades in the sum of £4 2s.; to be paid, viz., 40s. at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and 42s. at Michaelmas.

nil pro inr'.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] came Adam de Blakene and acknowledged himself bound to Frisot de Monte Claro de Luka and "Galterot" his brother in the sum of £40; to be paid on the Feast of St. Laurence.

(Friday after the Feast of St. Michael came the said merchants, viz., Frisot and "Galterot," and acknowledged that the said Adam had satisfied them of the said £40).

Friday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July] came Edmund Tailor, residing upon Cornhill, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Banquell in the sum of 26s. 8d.; to be paid on Friday before Michaelmas.

xd .

Thursday after the Feast of Assumption B. M. [15 Aug.] came Reginald Canun and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Condom in the sum of 117s.; to be paid on the Feast of St. Edward after Michaelmas.

iiijd.

The Friday following came Isaac de Berk, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Augustine de Placetis in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Michaelmas, anno 20 Edward I.

viijd.

Wednesday the Feast of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came William de Haukedene, "furmager," (fn. 30) and acknowledged himself bound to John Tilli, cordwainer, in the sum of £4 10s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5s. until, &c.

xiiijd.

The morrow of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came Walter de Finchingfeud, junior, and Simon Hauteyn and acknowledged themselves bound to "Walter" de Monte Claro and Frisot his brother, merchants of Luka, in the sum of £7 6s. 9d.; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

The same day came Simon Hauteyn and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Finchingfeud, junior, in the sum of £7 6s. 9d.; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

vjd.

Thursday before the Feast of Nativ. B. M. [8 Sept.] came Thomas de Alegate, smith (faber), and acknowledged himself bound to Roger de Evere in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept.] came Gilbert le Marescal and acknowledged himself bound to John de Thornham and Emma his wife in the sum of £4 and half a mark; to be paid three weeks after Michaelmas.

(Monday after the Feast of St. Luke came the said John and acknowledged satisfaction of the above. It is therefore cancelled.)

Monday before the Feast of St. Michael came William Blundel and promised to pay for Jak' (?) le Mazeliner 10s. that day fortnight.

Folio 60 b.

Rec'.

Saturday the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.], 19 Edward I [A.D. 1291], Ralph de Sandwych, Warden of London, Henry le Waleys, Stephen Aschewy, Robert de Bassinges, William le Mazeliner, John de Cant', Robert de Rokeslegh, John le Blunt, Thomas Box, Richard Aschewy, Hamo Box, and Ralph le Blunt, acknowledged themselves severally bound to John de Batquill and William le Mazeliner [in] £23 12s. 8d.; to be paid on the Feast of St. Nicholas, and unless, &c.

solvit xviijd.

Monday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came William de Dagenhale, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Adam de Nedham de St. Alban in the sum of £9; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c., as appears in a certain writing between them made.

Sunday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Ralph Blanmuster and Agnes de Langerugge and acknowledged they had received from Alexander le Seler, guardian of John, son of John de Campes, a minor, the sum of 31s., which the said Alexander had received in trust for the said John, and they covenanted to keep him indemnified.

Hic incipit annus vicesimus.

vjd.

nil.

Sunday in the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the year aforesaid, Sir Gilbert Pecche, Knt., acknowledged himself bound to "Dono" de Podio and "Jack'" Hugelini, merchants, in the sum of 64s.; to be paid on the Feast of St. Hillary. For greater security Ralph de Sandwych, Warden of London, became surety, in case of default by the said Gilbert, for the debt, &c.

iijd.

Roger the tailor, residing at Caponeshors, (fn. 31) and Agnes de Farnham, residing in Felipeslane, (fn. 32) acknowledged themselves bound to Landon Runcin and Hugelin Seck in the sum of 2 marks; to be paid, one moiety at Easter and the other at Michaelmas.

nichil.

Saturday the Feast of Conception B. M. [8 Dec.] came Martin Ferraunt and acknowledged himself bound to William de Brede in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid in the octave of Easter.

solv' xixd.

Thursday the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], came Stephen de Folesham, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Dunstaple and Geoffrey de Fonte, executors of Arnald de Betton', in the sum of £9 13s.; to be paid, viz., 10s. before Christmas, 13s. within a fortnight after Christmas, and so from month to month 20s. until, &c., as is contained in two tallies in the possession of the said executors.

nil.

Monday before the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], 20 Edward I. [A.D. 1291-2], came Adam le Chevestre and acknowledged himself bound to the executors of Jurdan Godchep in the sum of £6; to be paid by instalments of 10s. at Carniprivium, (fn. 33) at Easter, and Midsummer, and so from quarter to quarter until, &c.

Footnotes

1 Tower Ward.
2 Hainault Forest.
3 Wingham, co. Kent.
4 Pampeluna.
5 A cell or hermitage belonging to the Abbot of Garendon, co. Leicester, and situate in Monkwell Street. See Riley's 'Memorials,' p. 553.
6 In May, 1286, the King had gone to Gascony, and did not return until August, 1289, when the citizens presented him with a courtesy (curialitas) of £1,000. The money was ordered (14 Oct.) to be levied by poll, but many of the inhabitants were so poor that they could only find pledges for future payment, and these were afterwards sold for what they would fetch. Vide infra, fos. 110, 132 b.
7 Vide supra, p. 3, note 1.
8 Dowgate Ward (?).
9 Queenhithe Ward.
10 Dowgate (?). Vide infra, fo. 116.
11 Cheap. Ibid.
12 Candlewick. Ibid.
13 Bassishaw. Ibid.
14 Farringdon.
15 Castle Baynard. Infra, fo. 116.
16 Bread Street. Letter-Book C, fo 6.
17 Langbourn. Letter-Book B, fo. 9 b; Letter-Book A, fo. 116.
18 Queenhithe. Letter-Book C, fo. 6.
19 Bridge. Ibid.
20 Tower. Ibid.
21 Coleman Street (?).
22 Cf. supra, p. 102, "Arnald du Puz."
23 See p. 103, note 2.
24 For "de la Riole."
25 Supra, p. 57.
26 Ponce "Arabi" supra, p. 111.
27 A similar entry (cancelled) occurs on fo. 83 b.
28 "Amanicinus" Tarriz infra, p. 141.
29 Sardena or Sardinia (Newcourt).
30 Cheesemonger.
31 In Candlewick Street, parish of St. Mary Abchurch.
32 Philip's Lane, Cripplegate.
33 Sometimes signifies the first days of Lent, and sometimes Septuagesima Sunday; so called from the practice of religious persons of abstaining from meat at that time.


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