Folios xli - l

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1902

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106-134

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'Folios xli - l', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: D: 1309-1314 (1902), pp. 106-134. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33077 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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Folio xli.

Cordewaner strete, Johannes de Craye.

apprentic'.

Tuesday the morrow of the Purification [2 Feb.], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309-10], came John de Craye before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon de Paris, mercer, for a term of six years from Easter next, and that he had then stood with the said Simon the last two years-2s. 6d. His egress (egressus) appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, temp John Dode, the Chamberlain, anno 7.

Creplegate, Galfridus Persone de Sudbery.

exitus.

The same day, Geoffrey Persone de Sudbery co. Suffolk, late apprentice of Richard de Mountpelers, apothecary, admitted to the freedom, for that the said Richard came before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and testified that the said Geoffrey had faithfully served his term, &c. For his entrance (introitu) and exit (exitu) 5s. because not previously enrolled.

Colemanstrete, Will's fil' Johannis Adger.

aprentic'.

William, son of John Adger de Craunford, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John le Kyng, "kissere," for a term of five years from Easter last, and that he was with William, the father of the said John, and with the said John after his father's death by assignment for the last two years, &c. -5s. because not enrolled in the first year of his term.

Summa summarum, cxs. xd.

Vinetr', Thom' fil' Joh is de Cantuar.

ingressus.

Wednesday after the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.], Thomas, son of John de Canterbury, came before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Bartholomew de Vendynes for a term of seven years from the Feast aforesaid-2s. 6d.

Elyas fil' Aluredi.

ingressus.

The next day, Elyas, son of Alfred Offknolle, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William "Gauteron," plumber (plumbar'), for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d. because not previously enrolled.

Candelwik strete, Rob's Wasthose.

ingressus.

The same day, Robert Wasthose came before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William "Gautron," plumber, for a term of two years from Easter next, and that he had stood with the said William for the last six years-5s. because not previously enrolled.

Rads fil' Joh'is de Rokeseye.

ingressus.

The next day, Ralph, son of John de Rokeseye de co. Middlesex, came before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Gilbert de Dittone, vintner, for a term of five years from the Feast of the Purification last -2s. 6d.

Vinetr' Will's fil' Elye Andlaf.

ingressus.

The same day, William, son of Elyas Andlaf de Waltone, co. Bucks, came before the aforesaid Richard and acknowledged himself apprentice of the aforesaid Gilbert for a term of seven years from Easter next.

Pontis, Joh's fil' Thom' de Writle.

ingressus.

The next day, John, son of Thomas de Writle, came and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Horn, ironmonger, for a term of two years from Christmas last, and the said John had stood with the said Richard for the last six years-5s. because not previously enrolled.

Aldresgate, Andr' atte Hacche.

ingressus.

Thursday after the quinzaine of the Purification [2 Feb.], Andrew atte Hacche came before the aforesaid Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Hestone, currier, for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Walebroke, Thom' atte Hoke.

ingressus.

The same day, Thomas atte Hoke came before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Horle for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Folio xli b.

Pontis, Johannes Ruddok.

exitus.

Friday after the Feast of St. Matthias, Ap. [24 Feb.], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309-10], John, son of Thomas Ruddok de Writle, late apprentice of Richard Horn, ironmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said John proffered a certain writing, indented under the seal of the said Richard, testifying that the said Richard had granted him a general release. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in another part of this folio, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday the eve of Palm Sunday [31 March], 18 Edward II. [A.D. 1325], the said John was deposed from his freedom. Therefore he is a stranger, as appears in the new book of writs and memoranda, anno 18.)

Cornhille, Johannes Reson.

exitus.

The same day, John Reson, late apprentice of Andrew de Stebenhethe, admitted to the freedom, &c., before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said Andrew testified that he had faithfully served his term, &c. -5s. because not previously enrolled.

Baynard', Steph's de Iseldon'.

exitus.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthias. [24 Feb.], Stephen de Iseldone came before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and was admitted to the freedom, &c., for that Juliana, late wife of Richard de Rikinhale, came and testified that the said Stephen had stood with her as an apprentice for the last seven years, and had served her faithfully, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Castle Baynard, anno 33 Edward I.

Bredstrete, Joh's fil' Roberti Baret.

exitus.

On Ash Wednesday [4 March], John, son of Robert Baret, late apprentice of Roger le Paumer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Roger came and testified that the said John had faithfully served him for ten years, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 29.

Billinggesgate, Johannes of the Slade.

exitus.

The same day, John "o the Slade" de Nasestok, late apprentice of John de Dodingherst, chandler, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that his master testified that he had faithfully served him for seven years and more as an apprentice, &c. -5s. because not previously enrolled, &c.

Billinggesgate, Henr' de Thorpe. ingressus.

The same day, Henry de Thorpe acknowledged himself apprentice of the above John de Dodingherst for a term of seven years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

Colmanstrete, Simon de Abytone.

ingressus.

The next day, Simon de Abytone de co. Cambr. came before the Mayor, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Reginald de Abitone, ironmonger, for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Cornhille, Joh's fil Semanni le Knyfsmith.

exitus.

The same day, John, son of "Saman" [le] "Knyfsmyth," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen, for that it was found by an old paper that he had stood with Stephen atte Holte for a term of ten years from Christmas, 16 Edward II. [sic], and the aforesaid Stephen came and testified that the said John had faithfully served his term, &c. -2s. 6d.

Pontis, Steph's fil' Joh'is de Burstowe ingressus.

Monday in the first week of Lent came Stephen, son of John de Burstowe, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Horn, fishmonger, for a term of ten years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Folio xlii.

Castr' Baynardr, Johannes de Staundone.

exitus.

Tuesday in the first week of Lent, 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309- 1310], John de Staundone, cornmonger (bladarius), admitted to the freedom, &c., for that he had been apprentice of Agnes de Evre, wife of John de Coventre, cornmonger, for seven years and more, as appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Queenhithe, anno 33 Edward I., and it was testified that he had faithfully served the said Agnes and had lawfully departed from her. For his exit 6s. 8d.

Candelwik strate, Will's de "Petresfeld".

exitus.

The next day, William de "Petrefeld," bureller, late apprentice of Thomas de Twyford, bureller, admitted to the freedom, &c., before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said Thomas came and testified that the said William had faithfully served his term, &c.. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwykstrate, anno 29.

Farndone, Ricardus de Richemond.

ingressus.

Thursday the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], Richard de Richemond acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Westminster, goldsmith, for a term of three years from the Feast of H. Trinity next, &c., and he had then stood with the aforesaid Thomas for the last five years For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Rics de Westm'.

ingressus.

The same day came Robert de Westminster before the aforesaid Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of the aforesaid Thomas for a term of seven years from Whitsuntide next. For his ingress 2s. 6d. He had then stood with the said Thomas for the last three years.

Farndone, Walterus fil' Will'i le Fundour.

ingressus.

The next day came Walter, son of William le Fundour, before the aforesaid Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Brigeford, goldsmith, for a term of thirteen years from Midsummer next-2s. 6d.

Pontis, Ricardus Dynnok.

exitus.

The same day, Richard Dynnok, fishmonger, late apprentice of Richard Horn, fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, and sworn before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard Horn testified that he had faithfully served his term, &c. For his ingress and exit 10s.

Farndone, Hug' fil' Simonis de Braghing.

ingressus.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Hugh, son of Simon de Braghyng, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Brigeford, goldsmith, for a term of eight years from Easter next. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Billinggesgate, Joh'es fil' Ric'i le Hodere.

ingressus.

The same day came John, son of Richard le Hodere de Twybergh, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Canefeld, butcher, for a term of eight years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Ric's fil' Rog'i Osgod.

ingressus.

Monday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Richard, son of Roger Osgod, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Salesbery, pouchmaker (bursarius), for a term of eight years from the Feast of the Annunciation last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Will's de Tanrigge.

exitus.

The same day, William de Tanrigge, butcher, late apprentice of Reginald de Farnham, admitted, &c., for that the said Reginald testified that the said William had faithfully served his term, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Folio xlii b.

Douegate, Joh'es de Somersham.

ingressus.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309-10], John de Somersham came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Edmund de Chiltren, draper, for a term of eight years from the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] last, &c., as appears by a certain writing indented made between them, which he brought before the Chamberlain. For his ingress 2s. 6d. His egress (egressus) appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Douegate, anno 8 Edward II.

Creplegate, Will's de Birmyngeham.

exitus.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Cuthbert, Bp. [20 March], William de Birmyngeham, "fruter," late apprentice of Richard Fuatard, "fruter," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Thomas Romeyn, the Mayor, and R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that Matilda de Woxbregge, who was wife of the said Richard, came and testified that the said William had faithfully served the said Richard as his apprentice, &c. -10s. because not previously enrolled.

Andr' fil' Elye de Salle.

ingressus.

The same day came Andrew, son of Elyas de Salle, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Othelveso, citizen and seal-maker (sigillarus) of London, for a term of ten years from the Feast of the Purification last-2s. 6d.

For', Thom' Crokedee.

ingressus.

Friday the Feast of St. Cuthbert [20 March], Thomas Crokedee de Redebourne acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Bradele, "cemturer," for a term of seven years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Walebroke, Thomas Prat de Erde

ingressus.

The same day came Thomas Prat de Erde before the aforesaid Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William atte Roche, "saltere," for a term of twelve years from Easter next. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Walebroke, Joh'es Snel de Haveryng.

ingressus. [sic].

Tuesday before the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March], John Snel de Haveryng, late apprentice of John de Wynchester, bureller, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that Agnes, the relict of the said John de Wynchester, came and testified that the said John Snel had stood with her and her husband for seven years, &c.-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Walebroke.

Walebroke, Robertus Strongbogh.

exitus.

The same day, Robert Strongbogh de Hatfeld atte Brodeoke, late apprentice of John de Wynchester, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that Agnes, widow of the said John, testified that the said Robert had stood with her husband and herself as apprentice for seven years, and had faithfully served them, &c.- 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Walebroc.

For', Henr' fil' Ric'i "Hendeman".

ingressus.

Tuesday the eve of the Annunciation B. M. [25 March] came Henry, son of Richard "Hendyman" de Grene, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard atte Roche, called "le Smeremongere," (fn. 1) for a term of eight years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Nich's de Lyndeseye.

The following Thursday, Nicholas de Lyndeseye acknowledged himself apprentice of Maurice le Kissere for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. Bartholomew last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Summa summarum, cxixs. ijd.

Farndone.

Saturday after the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March], Richard, son of Robert South de Cove, acknowledged himself apprentice of John Froylle, "cirger," for a term of eight years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio xliii.

Walebroke, Benedictus de Eldyng'.

Saturday after the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March] 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], Benedict de Eldynge, "bureler," of Candelwykstrate, (fn. 2) late apprentice of Roger de Mereworth, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that Thomas de Waledene and William Morice, burellers, testified before John de Windesore and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, that the said Benedict had faithfully served the said Roger as his apprentice and had lawfully withdrawn himself-10s.

For', Joh s fil Galfridi le Chapman.

The same day, John, son of Geoffrey le Chapman de Stowmarket, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Bought, called "Gernon," glover, for a term of ten years from Christmas, anno 2 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Wallerus fil Will i le Milnere.

Monday before the Feast of St. Ambrose, Bp. [4 April], came Walter, son of William le Milnere de Essex, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Cob, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Pontis, Salomon de Waltham.

The same day, Salomon de Waltham acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Waltham, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Vinetr', Rob's de Biri, taverner.

Tuesday after the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March], Robert de Biri, taverner, late apprentice of Walter le Cornewalissh, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, for that good men of the neighbourhood of the Vintry testified that the said Robert had stood with the said Walter as his apprentice for seven years and more, and that he had faithfully served his time, &c.-10s. because not previously enrolled.

Alegate, Will's "Hast' de "Caxton".

1 April, William Hastinge de "Caston'," butcher, late apprentice of Martin de Dullyngham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that it was found by a paper of apprentices that he had been an apprentice of the said Martin. And the executors of the said Martin testified that the said William had faithfully served the said Martin, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in a paper of apprentices in the Ward of Alegate, anno 29 Edward I.

Cornhille, Hugo fil' Petri de "Chaunceus".

The same day came Hugh, son of Peter [de] "Chanceux" de Stokes, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Hakeneye, "pheliper," for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Creplegate, Joh'es fil' Huberti le Smyth.

John, son of Hubert le Smyth de Herlawe, acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert le Chaundeler, residing within the gate of Creplegate, for a term of three years from Midsummer last, &c., and he had then stood with the said Robert for four years past-5s. because not previously enrolled.

Croplegate.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Ambrose, Bp. [4 April], Henry, son of Henry de Feltham, currier, late apprentice of John de Byfold and of Alice, widow of the same, by legacy, admitted to the freedom, for that the said Alice testified that the said Henry had faithfully served the said John when alive and herself after his death for seven years, and thereon showed a writing of agreement testifying the same, &c. To the Commonalty 5s. 6d. because not previously enrolled, and he will pay 2s. at Easter by mainprise of Humphrey de Shoreham, clerk. Afterwards paid.

Folio xliii b.

Farndone, Henr' fil' Thom' de Lifdene.

Saturday the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Henry, son of Thomas de Lifdene, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Lyndeseye, "chaundeler" for six years from the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, and that he had then stood with the said John one year, &c. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Rob's Swift.

Monday after the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April], Robert Swift, tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., being late apprentice of William de Haddeham, called "le Little," for that Richard Ussher and other good men testified that the said Robert had served the said William for three years, and that the residue of his term had been quitclaimed by his master before he died-12s. 6d.

Bredestrete, Michael de Sutton'.

The next day, Michael de Suttone came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Laurence le Smith for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Joh's fil' Rici "Huweson".

The same day, John, son of Richard "Hughson" de Evre, acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger Russel, "paternostrer," for a term of seven years from the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May] next-2s. 6d.

Walebroke, Robs Launce.

8 April, Robert Launce de Asshe acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen le Yonge, bureller, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Farndone, Will's de Evre.

Saturday the eve of Palm Sunday [12 April], William de Evre came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Langgele, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Bredestrete, Walterus fil Galfridi Hert.

The following Monday, Walter, son of Geoffrey Hert de Braye, acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Berdefeld, "saltere," for a term of nine years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Candelwid strete, Andr' fil Jo hanins Fissher.

The next day, Andrew, son of John Fissher, acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Westminster, pouchmaker (bursarius), for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] next-2s. 6d.

Creplegate, Johns de "Bikleswolde".

Wednesday before Easter [19 April], John de "Bikleswolde," "cordewaner," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore and William Trente, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain. For obtaining the freedom 22s. 6d.

Bredestrete, Johannes de Lyme.

The same day, John de Lyme, cornmonger, admitted, &c., before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen, at the instance of Master William de Maldone, the Mayor testifying-half a mark.

Donegate, Johannes de Hoghtone.

Thursday in cena domini, (fn. 3) John de Hoghtone, son of Walter Cok de Hoghtone, acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Mymmes, chandler, for a term of seven years from Easter day last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

The same day came William de la Grove before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Bramptone for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 33 Edward I. -2s. 6d.

Folio xliv.

Farndone, Joh's le Taillur de Woxbregge.

Friday after Easter [19 April], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], John le Taillour de Woxbregge came before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Seman de Nortone, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter aforesaid. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Bisshopesgate, Ric's de Wyk, mercer.

Monday the morrow of Clausum Pasche, Richard de Wyk, mercer, late apprentice of Nicholas Picot, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Nicholas testified that the said Richard had faithfully served his term, &c. He gives nothing at the instance of the aforesaid Nicholas Picot, Alderman. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 28 Edward I.

Creplegate, Will s fil' Ric'i "Brunnote'.

The same day, William, son of Richard "Brunote," of the vill of Claktone, acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew Curteys, mercer, for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 1 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d. His egress (egressus) appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate.

Bredestrete, Nich s God man, cocus.

Friday the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], Nicholas Godman, cook, late apprentice of James le Keu de Bredestrete, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that it was testified by trusty men that the said Nicholas stood with the said James as an apprentice for seven years and more, &c.-10s. because not previously enrolled.

Castrum Baynard, Rogerus fil Petri de Chanceux.

The same day, Roger, son of Peter de Chaunceux, of Stoke near Wyndesore, acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Hales, woodmonger (buscarius), for a term of six years from Easter last, on which day he stood with the said Geoffrey one year. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Will's fil Joh'is Chese.

Wednesday the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], William, son of John Chese de Twykenham, acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Chepstede, tanner, residing outside Neugate in the parish of St. Sepulchre, for a term of six years from Easter last, at which time he had stood with him one year. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Farndone, Henr' de Stanstede.

The following Friday, Henry de Stanstede, tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that Hawisia, late wife of Richard de Haddam, tanner, with whom the said Henry had stood as an apprentice for seven years and more, as proved by a certain writing produced, testified that he had faithfully served her husband and had lawfully withdrawn himself-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 32.

Douegate, Joh'es fil Andr' de Lillingstone.

The next day, John, son of Andrew de Lillingstone, corder, late apprentice of Nigel Drury, admitted to the freedom before the same, for that the said Nigel testified that he had faithfully served his term, &c. He gives nothing at the instance of the said Nigel, &c.

Bredestrete, Walterus de Suth'ton.

Monday after the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], Walter de Suthamptone, "saltere," late apprentice of William atte Rothe, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that he had faithfully served his term-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 25.

Aldresgate, Hugo Flour fil' Ric'i Flour.

The following Wednesday came Hugh, son of Richard Flour de Codenham, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Willehale, draper, for a term of seven years from Easter last. He gives nothing because the aforesaid Richard de Willehale is an Alderman.

Folio xliv b.

Billinggesgate, Ricardus de Copton'.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], Richard de Coptone, late apprentice of William de Hakeneye, woolmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said William testified that the said Richard had faithfully served his term. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Billinggesgate, anno 32.

Billinggesgate, Robertus de "Chiltren".

The same day, Robert de "Chiltern" de Stodeham acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Hakeneye, woolmonger, for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d. His egress (egressus) appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Billinggesgate, anno 10.

Bredestrete, Joh'nes Gubbe.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], John Gubbe, called "de Woxbregge," "stokfissmongere," late apprentice of William Gubbe, "stokfisshmongere," admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said William testified before the Chamberlain that the said John had faithfully served his term, &c. -2s. 6d.

Joh'es de 'Chibenherst.

Monday before the Feast of Ascension [28 May], John de "Chibenhurst," goldsmith, late apprentice of Nicholas de Northampton, goldsmith, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Nicholas testified that the said John had faithfully served him for seven years, &c. -6s. 8d. because not previously enrolled.

Johannes Est.

Saturday after the same Feast, John Est, mercer (mercenarius), late apprentice of Peter de Sperham, late mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Richer de Refham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the executors of the said Peter testified that the said John had faithfully served his master for six years, and had served them for the residue of his term for a certain sum of money in trust for Walter, a son of the said Peter, &c. And because he was admitted within the term of his apprenticeship he gives to the Commonalty I mark.

Creplegate, Ricardus de la Sale.

The following Monday came Richard de la Sale de Goldesburgh and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de la Chaumbre, mercer, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 2 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Afterwards, temp J[ohn] Dode, Chamberlain, the executors of the said Richard de la Chaumbre came and quitclaimed the aforesaid Richard de la Salle.

Turris, Galfridus fil Ric'i de "Bynignho".

The next day came Geoffrey, son of Richard de "Benyngho," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Morice Turgys, woolmonger, (fn. 4) for a term of six years from Easter last, at which time he stood with the said Morice one year-2s. 6d.

Johannes Aleyn.

The same day, John Aleyn de Biklingho acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Reve, fishmonger, for a term of thirteen years from Easter last, at which time he stood with the said William one year-2s. 6d.

Pontis, Johannes atte More.

Thursday before the Feast of Pentecost [7 June] came John atte More de Springfeld before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Gloucestre, chandler, for a term of five years from Christmas last, at which time he stood with the said William two years- 2s. 6d.

Douegate, Henr Darcy.

Friday, 5 June, Henry Darcy de Totehelle, draper, late apprentice of John Mire, draper, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that he had faithfully served his term, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 34, in the Ward of Douegate.

Folio xlv.

Colmanstrete.

Wednesday the eve of St. Barnabas [11 June], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], Henry, son of Thomas Osebern of "Suthmymes," (fn. 5) came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John the Chandler of Colmanstrete for a term of seven years from Easter. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Colmanstrete.

The same day, John, son of Walter le Reve of Suthmymes, acknowledged himself apprentice of the above John the Chandler for a like term-2s. 6d.

Colmanstrete.

The same day, Roger, son of Thomas Osebern of "Suthmymmes," acknowledged himself apprentice of the same for a like term-2s. 6d.

Colmanstrete.

The same day, John, son of William atte Mershe of Suthmymes, acknowledged himself apprentice of the same for a like period-2s. 6d.

For'.

The same day, Laurence, son of Walter de Suthmymmes, acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Cavendisshe, buckle-maker (bokellarn), for a like term-2s. 6d.

The same day, Richard de Mymmes acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Southmymmes, chandler, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Monday the morrow of H. Trinity [14 June], Ralph, son of William Weld, acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Massebery for a term of nine years from the Feast of All Saints last-2s. 6d.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] came Nicholas Pieres de Donstaple before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert Pourte for a term of five years from Michaelmas last, and he had then stood with the said Robert for the last five years. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Bredestrete.

The next day, "Amisius," son of John Cok de Teenham, acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon Gubbe, "stokfissmongere," for a term of eleven years from Michaelmas, A.D. 1308. For having the freedom 2s. 6d.

Billinggesgate.

The same day, Ralph le "Treyer," late apprentice of Robert le "Treyere," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, for that Robert, son and executor of the aforesaid Robert, testified that the said Ralph had stood with his father for seven years and more, &c. For ingress and exit 10s.

Pontis.

Monday before the Feast of St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Thomas de Claverynge, co. Essex, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry le Blound, "stokfisshmongere," for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 1 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Pontis.

The same day came Richard, son of Thomas Prat de Fechham, and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Henry for a term of three years from Easter last, and he then stood with the said Henry four years. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio xlv b.

Will's fil' Galfr' Brightwy.

Saturday after the Feast of the Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], William, son of Geoffrey Brightwy, came before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Dodeford, skinner, for a term of seven years from Midsummer Day, anno 2. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Walt us fil' Henr' le Rede.

The same day, Walter, son of Henry le Rede de Laghton, co. Sussex, acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Ferynge, taverner, for a term of twelve years from Midsummer Day-2s. 6d.

Joh's fil Henr' de Coushete.

The same day, John, son of Henry de Coushete, acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Hales, woodmonger, for a term of fourteen years from Midsummer Day-2s. 6d.

Pontis, Humfridus de "Folham".

Wednesday the morrow of the Commemoration of St. Paul [30 June], Humphrey de "Foleham," fishmonger, late apprentice of Adam de "Fulham," late fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that Thomas, son and executor of the said Adam, testified that the said Humphrey had faithfully served the aforesaid Adam seven years as an apprentice, &c.-10s. because not previously enrolled.

Turris, Ric's de Taleword.

Tuesday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], Richard de Taleword, boatman (batellarius), late apprentice of John Smart, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said Richard had faithfully served his term-10s. because not previously enrolled.

For, Jacobus de Hestone.

The following Monday, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], James de Hestone, late apprentice of William le Kyng, "kyssere," (fn. 6) admitted to the freedom, &c., for that it was found by inspection of the paper of apprentices that the said James had acknowledged himself apprentice of the said William for a term of eight years, which term was now completed, &c. Thereupon came John le Kyng, son and executor of the said William, and testified that the said James had faithfully served his father when alive, and himself after his father's death, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Castr' Baynard, Will's de Caumpes.

Tuesday after the Feast of Translation of St. Benedict, Abbot [11 July], William de Caumpes de Northall, late apprentice of Hubert le Chaundeler, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Hubert testified that the said William had faithfully served his term, &c. His entrance appears in another paper of apprentices in the Ward of Castle Baynard. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Crepelgate, Ric's de Porklee.

The same day, Richard, son of Geoffrey de Porklee, came before the Aldermen and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de "Porkle," painter, for a term of six years from Midsummer last, at which time he had stood with the said John for five years, &c. And he gives at the instance of Sirs Nicholas de Farndone and John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, 2s. 6d.

Crepelgate, Will's de Westoye.

The same day, William de Westoye came before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above John de "Porklee" for a term of five years from Christmas last, &c., at which time he had stood with the said John for five years past, &c. He gives at the request of the aforesaid Nicholas and John 2s. 6d. His egress (egressus) appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 8.

Folio xlvi.

Crepelgate, Henry' de Denecoumbe.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], Henry de Denecoumbe, "peyntour," late apprentice of William de Denecoumbe, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir Nicholas de Farndone, Alderman, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, for that it was testified by Richard de Balesham and Morice de Herelawe that the said Henry had been with the said William as apprentice for ten years-10s. because not previously enrolled.

For', Joh fil' Thom' Fleg'.

The next day, John, son of Thomas Fleg', baker, acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Getlestone, cutler, for a term of ten years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

For', Ad' de Eyston.

The same day, Adam de Eyston, baker, late apprentice of John Russhel, baker, admitted to the freedom, for that Geoffrey le Clerk, girdler, Jordan atte Barnette, and Adam de Stanmere, girdler, and other good men testified that the said Adam had been apprentice of the aforesaid John for nine full years, &c.- 10s. because not previously enrolled.

Cornhulle, Rogerus de "Shepregge.

Friday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], Roger Gold de "Sheperegge," fripperer, late apprentice of Bartholomew Scot, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, for that Matilda, relict of the said Bartholomew, and Geoffrey de Bordeslee, her co-executor of the same, testified that the said Roger had faithfully served his term; and likewise it was found by inspection of the paper of apprentices, where his ingress appears in the Ward of Cornhulle by recognizance of Bartholomew himself, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d.

For, Galfr de Roklonde.

The same day came Geoffrey, son of Ralph "in prato de Roklonde," before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Foundour de Shrapham for a term of five years from Christmas last, at which time he had stood with the said William for five years past, &c., and thereon showed a writing testifying the same, &c.-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of redemptions and apprentices among apprentices in the Ward of Cheap, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 8.

Rip' Regin', Will's le Reve.

Monday the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], William, son of William le Reve de Bygrave, acknowledged himself apprentice of Humphrey Stacy, cornmonger, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Crepelgate, Johes atte Welle.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July], John, the younger son of Richard atte Welle de Strafford, acknowledged himself apprentice of John Michel, loriner (lorimar'), for a term of ten years from the Feast of the Purification last- 2s. 6d.

Aldresgate, Henr' de longa Stowe.

exitus.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], Henry de Long Stowe, late apprentice of Richard de Wilhale, draper, admitted to the freedom before the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said Henry had faithfully served his term, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 31 Edward I.

Baynard', Joh'es fil' Rogeri de Derby.

Monday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], John, son of Roger de Derby, acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Hales, woodmonger, for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Pons, Ric's fil' Ric'i le Mattere de Lomehethe.

Monday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], Richard, son of Richard le Mattere de Lomehethe, (fn. 7) late apprentice of John de Chelchehte, (fn. 8) fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that trusty men testified that he had stood with the said John as apprentice for seven years, &c.-10s. because not previously enrolled.

Ric'us "Aleyn".

The same day, Richard "Alayn" acknowledged himself apprentice of John de York, "gaunter," for a term of seven years from Michaelmas next. For ingress 2s. 6d.

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Douegate, Thomas le Cuver.

Friday the eve of the Assumption [15 Aug.], 4 Edward II. [A D. 1310], came Thomas le Cuver before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Hugh de Rokesle, corder, for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Langbourne, Will's de "Yppynge".

The following Tuesday came William de "Yppynge" before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Berkhamstede for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Summa summarum huc, £xv iiijs. ijd.

Baynard', Will's fil' Joh is atte Hulle.

The following Friday came William, son of John atte Hulle de Cowrth, before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Podenham, woodmonger for a term of five years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with him the last two years-2s. 6d.

Cordewanere strete, Ricardus atte Hethe.

Friday the eve of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came Richard atte Hethe before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Haukesdene, "formager," (fn. 9) for a term of six years from Michaelmas next, and he had then stood with the said William for the last two years-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Cordewanerstrete, anno 9.

Creplegate, Johannes de "Yellynge".

Friday after the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.] came John de "Yellinge" before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Swan, tanner, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Walterus fil' Ric'i de Stokes.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap [21 Sept.], came Walter, son of Richard de Stokes, before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger le Paumere for a term of four years from Easter last, and he had then stood with the said Roger the last three years, &c.-2s. 6d.

Johannes de Godestone.

Tuesday after the same Feast, John de Godestone acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry de Bannebury, "chaucer," for a term of four years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with the said Henry three years, &c.-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions, temp. J[ohn] Dode, Chamberlain, anno 7.

Will's de Hakebeche.

Friday before the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came William, son of Thomas de Hakebeche de Holond, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Bery for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Douegate, Joh'es de Horsdene.

Monday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.], John de Horsdene, late apprentice of Stephen de Prestone, corder, admitted to the freedom before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, for that the said Stephen testified that the said John had faithfully served his term For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Douegate, anno 1 Edward II.

Folio xlvii.

For', Thom' de Maryns.

Monday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Thomas de Maryns before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Arcubus, apothecary, for a term of one year from Midsummer last, &c., and he had then stood with the aforesaid Roger for the last six years, as appears by a certain writing between them made-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Cheap, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 8 Edward II.

Baynard', Joh'es fil' Ric'i le Kedere.

The following Thursday came John, son of Richard le Kedere de Ware, before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter de Hakeneye, fishmonger, for a term of four years from Easter last, and he had then stood with the aforesaid Walter for the last three years-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Castle Baynard, anno 10 Edward II.

For'.

Tuesday in the quinzaine of St. Michael [29 Sept.], John de Estwode, girdler, late apprentice of John Counseil, girdler, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that it was found in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cheap that he had become apprentice to the said John Counseil, and because he had long sustained the burdens of the City-5s.

For'.

The same day, Gregory le Moigne de Gowthorp, co. Norfolk, late apprentice of Nicholas Picot, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Nicholas testified that the said Gregory had stood with him as apprentice for five years, and he had released the residue of his term. For his ingress and exit I mark.

Pont'.

Monday before the Feast of St. Edward, K. [13 Oct.], William de Lughtburgh, late apprentice of Ralph de Storteford, glover, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Ralph testified that the said William had faithfully served his term, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 27 Edward I., in the Ward of Bridge.

Pont'.

Robert, son of Arnald de Ailesbery, late apprentice of the above Ralph, admitted, &c., for that the said Ralph testified, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Pont'.

Alan de Routhbery, late apprentice of the above Ralph, admitted in like manner-2s. 6d.

For'.

The same day, Richard Knight, late apprentice of Adam Trugge, admitted, &c., for that the said Adam testified that the said Richard had faithfully served him as apprentice for seven years and more-half a mark because not previously enrolled.

Bredstr'.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Edward, K. [13 Oct.], came William de Ovre, co Cambridge, before R[ichard] Potrel the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Flyntard, fishmonger, for a term of seven years from Midsummer last For his ingress 2s. 6d.

For'.

The following Friday, Roger Bourde de Edelmetone, late apprentice of John de Ashwode, girdler, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen, for that the said John testified that the said Roger had faithfully served his term, &c.-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 31 Edward I., in the Ward of Cheap.

Folio xlvii b.

For' Joh'es fil' Simon' de Aula.

Friday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came John, son of Simon "de Aula" de Eylesham, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself appentice of John de Pampesworth, mercer, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 2 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Will's de Upshete.

Monday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], William de Upshete, late apprentice of John de Taleword, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said William had faithfully served his term. He gives for his exit half a mark because not enrolled immediately after his term.

Baynard', Will's fil' Joh'is Edward.

The next day came William, son of John Edward de Chelesham, before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas le Blund, woodmonger, for a term of six years from Michaelmas last, at which time he had stood with the said Thomas one year-2s. 6d.

Rogerus Wynneman.

The same day, Roger Wynneman de Attelborgh acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Upshete for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Douegate, Joh'es de Axbregge.

Saturday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] came John de Axbregge before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Rokesle, corder, for a term of seven years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

For', Joh'es de "Hadeleghe".

The same day, John de "Hedeleghe" admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that William de Laufare, "coteler," testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice for the last seven years and more, &c. For his ingress and exit 5s.

For', Joh'es de Toppesfeld.

The same day, John de Toppesfeld, late apprentice of the above William, admitted to the freedom before the same, for that the said William testified that the said John had faithfully served him as apprentice for seven years and more. For his exit 5s.

Cordewanere strete, Robertus de Stodeleye.

Monday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] came Robert de Stodeleye before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry de Stokes, "chaucer," for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], anno 3 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Joh'es Lok de Okele.

The same day, John Lok de Okele, late apprentice of William de Lalham, cornmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the same, for that the said William testified that the said John had faithfully served his term, &c.-2s. 6d.

Walterus Snel.

Monday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov] came Walter Snel before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Wynchester, bureller, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Summa summarum, £iiij xiiijs. ijd.

Summa totalis de apprent' huc, £xl xviijd.

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Folio xlviii b.

Ingress and exit of apprentices, temp Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, from Thursday the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310]

Creplegate.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Katherine, V [25 N] 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Richard, son of Nicholas in the Marsshe, before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Bussh for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Turris.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.] came Hugh atte Holeweye, son of Alice atte Holeweye, before the same, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Bedeford, tailor, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 35 Edward I. For his ingress 5s. because not enrolled within his first year.

Pontis.

Monday the morrow of St. Lucia, V [13 Dec.], Richard Baudry, late apprentice of Richard de Ebbegate, "chaundeler," admitted to the freedom and sworn, &c., before the aforesaid Chamberlain, for that the said Richard de Ebbegate testified that the said Richard Baudry had served him faithfully seven years and more as an apprentice, &c.-10s. because not previously enrolled.

Bredestrete.

The following Wednesday came William de Suthmymmes before John de Wengrave and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Isabella, wife of Robert de Crokesle, for a term of ten years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

For'.

Monday the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap [21 Dec.], came Henry de Ware, late apprentice of John de Ware, ironmonger, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, William de Leire, William Trente, Thomas Romayn, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and was admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said John de Ware testified that the said Henry had stood with him for the last five years and he had released the remainder of his term. For havin+g the freedom 15s. 10d.

Farndone.

The next day came John de Mockynge before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Hugh de Shoreham, "candeler," for a term of seven years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Farndone.

The same day, Edmund de Cattefeld acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon Meeld for a term of seven years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Folio xlix.

Ric'us de Hilyndone.

Thursday the eve of the Circumcision [1 Jan], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], Richard de Hilyndone, late apprentice of Hamo de Fremyngham, "stokfisshmongere," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Hamo testified that the said Richard had faithfully served his term, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp R[ichard] Potrel, in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 34 [Edward I.] For his exit 2s. 6d.

Friday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan], Richard Thomas acknowledged himself apprentice of Nicholas Turgys for a term of seven years from Midsummer, anno 2 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

The same day, Thomas Ulfriche de Chipstede acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard le Long, tanner, for a term of seven years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II.-2s. 6d.

Friday before the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.], Andrew de Wydemere, late apprentice of John de Stratford, late fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, Thomas Romayn, John de Wengrave, William de Leire, William Combemartyn, Simon de Paris, Henry de Durham, and Thomas Seely, Aldermen, for that Thomas, (fn. 10) the Rector of the Church of St. Nicholas Coldabbay, and William Edmond, executors of the said John de Stratford, testified that the said Andrew had stood with the said John as apprentice for twelve years, &c., and produced a certain writing, &c.- 1 mark because not previously enrolled.

Wednesday the morrow of the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.], Nicholas, son of Stephen Godynge de Trillawe, acknowledged himself apprentice of John Matfrey, fishmonger, for a term of eight years from Easter, anno 1 Edward II.-5s. because not previously enrolled.

The same day, Simon, son of John de Holmes, late apprentice of John Lucas, "stokfisshmongere," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, Thomas Romayn, William de Leire, Henry de Durem, William de Leire [sic], Nicholas "Pikoc," Aldermen, for that the said John Lucas testified that the said Simon had stood with him as apprentice for five years past, and he had released the rest of his term, &c. -15s. 10d. because admitted before the end of his term.

The next day, Henry de Pyrye, late apprentice of Roger de Paris, mercer, admitted, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said Henry produced a certain acquittance under the seal of the said Roger, &c.-15s. 10d. because not previously enrolled.

Folio xlix b.

Douegate, Joh'es atte Halle.

Friday after the Feast of Purification B. M.[2 Feb.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], John atte Halle, late apprentice of Richer de Refham, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, for that the said Richer had quitclaimed his term, &c. Gives nothing for ingress and exit, at the instance of the Mayor.

Bredestrete, Will's de Norfolk.

The next day came William de Norfolk before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Willeford, "chaucer," for a term of seven years from Christmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ric'us de Holebeche.

The same day came Richard de Holebeche before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Richard for a term of six years from Christmas last, and he then stood with the said Richard one year-2s. 6d.

Vinetr', Ric'us de Rothinge.

Richard de Rothynge, late apprentice of Thomas de Rothyng, admitted to the freedom at the instance of Sir John de Sandale by announcement (nunciante) of John de Schaddewood, clerk of the said Sir John; and therefore he gives nothing.

Bassieshawe, Joh'es "Swyftynge".

11 Feb., John [de] "Swiftlynge" de Gypeswich, late apprentice of John de Dallynge, mercer (mercerarii), admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Pikot and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said John de Dallynge testified that the said John de Swyftlynge had stood with him as apprentice eight years, &c. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 30 Edward I. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Rad'us de Dallynge.

The same day, Ralph de Dallynge acknowledged himself apprentice of the above John de Dallynge for a term of nine years from Easter next, and he had then stood (steterat (fn. 11) ) with the said John three years past. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Alegate, Joh'es fil Ric'i clerici.

The same day, John, son of Richard, clerk of Emechulle [Emethulle?], acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Alegate, "potter," for a term of eleven years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II.-2s. 6d.

Lymestrete, Joh'es fil' Will'i de Hadham.

12 Feb., John, son of William de Hadham, late apprentice of Alan de Chepe, potter (pottarii), admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Alan testified that the said John had faithfully served him as apprentice for ten years, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Lymestrete, anno 2 Edward II. For his exit 2s. 6d.

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Bisshopp' Petrus fil' Joh'is de "Schorne".

12 Feb., 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], came Peter, son of John de "Shorne," before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Nicholas Picot, mercer, for a term of ten years from Michaelmas, anno 3 Edward II. He gives nothing because the said Nicholas is an Alderman.

Afterwards, viz, on Thursday the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], anno 6, the executors of the said Nicholas remitted the said Peter the residue of his term, and he became apprentice of Robert Pouwer, mercer, with their consent, as appears in the White Book of Apprentices, anno 6.

Farndone, Wili's filius Margar Bally.

Thursday after the Feast or St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came William, son of Margaret Bally de Lammasse, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Caustone for a term of eight years from Michaelmas, anno 3 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Joh'es Donnynge.

The same day, John, son of Hugh Donnynge de Kynggestone, acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Pelham, chandler, for a term of nine years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II.- 2s. 6d.

Elyas de Garboldesham dictus le Callere.

The next day, Elyas de Garboldesham, called "le Callere," late apprentice of Robert le Callere, admitted to the freedom before the Mayor and Aldermen, for that the said Robert testified that the said Elyas had faithfully served a term of ten years as his apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cordewanerstrete, anno 25 Edward I. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Rob's fil' Rogi de Lyndeseya.

The same day, Robert, son of Roger de Lyndeseye, late apprentice of John de St. Edmund, taverner, admitted to the freedom before the same, for that the said John testified that the said Robert had faithfully served his term, &c. For his exit he gives 2s. 6d. and no more at the instance of Sir Ingelard His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 30 [Edward I.], in the Ward of Cornehille.

Elyas fil' Rad i Burel.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Matthias. [24 Feb.] came Elyas, son of Ralph Burel, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Elyas le Callere for a term of five years from Michaelmas last, and he had then stood [steterat] with the said Elyas for five years past, as appears by a certain writing indented. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Rog's de Fraxino de "Hacchesham".

The same day, Roger Frean, or Ashe (de Fraxino), of "Hadenham," acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Elyas le Callere for a term of five years from Midsummer next, and he had then stood with the said Elyas for five years past- 2s. 6d.

Ric'us fil' Will'i Picot.

The same day, Richard, son of William Picot de Chipenham, late apprentice of Robert de Bolnhirst, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen-10s. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cordewanerstrete, anno 30 [Edward I.]

Joh'es de "Tillebery."

The following Friday, John de "Tilleberi," late apprentice of Richard Horn, ironmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Richard testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice for seven years and more, as appears by inspection of the paper of apprentices, anno 35 Edward I. -half a mark.

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Joh'es de "Meyteham."

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Matthias. [24 Feb.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], John de "Meytheham," late apprentice of Reginald le Bokeler, admitted to the freedom, &c., before William de Leire, Henry de Dureme, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Reginald testified that the said John had faithfully served him as apprentice for the last seven years, &c.-5s. for enrolment because not previously enrolled.

Ric's de Stoke.

Wednesday before the Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas [7 March], Richard de Stoke, co. Suffolk, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Paris, corder, for a term of six years from Easter next For his ingress 2s. 6d. And he had then stood with the said John for two years past.

Simon de "Flechehamstede."

The same day, Simon de "Flechamstede" acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Alegate, "pottere," for a term of six years from Easter next, and he had then stood with the said Robert one year-2s. 6d.

Elyas de Dene.

The same day, Elyas de Dene, "chaucer," late apprentice of John de Flaundene, "chaucer," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and John de Lincoln, Aldermen. To the Commonalty for his exit, because not enrolled immediately after the end of his term, half a mark and no more because he had long borne the burdens of the City. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bisshopesgate, anno 22 [Edward I.]

Elyas de Salle.

The same day, Elias de Salle, son of Walter Amy, late apprentice of John de Salle, "chapeler," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the above Aldermen. For his exit 5s. and no more because his ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Farndone, anno 21 [Edward I.]

Thom' de Leuee.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthias. [24 Feb.] came Thomas de Leuee [Levee ?] before the Mayor and Aldermen and acknowledged himself apprentice of Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for a term of ten years from Easter last. He gives nothing because pardoned by the Mayor.

Joh'es Wolvyne.

The same day came John, son of Walter Wolvyne de Writle, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself an apprentice of Richard de Woborne, hosier (caligarii), for a term of two years from Easter next, and the said John had then stood with the said Richard for five years past, as appears by a writing-5s. because not previously enrolled.

Footnotes

1 Butterman Cf. Swedish smörgas, signifying a slice of bread and butter, whence smörgas bord, i e, the side table-set out with bread and butter and a host of relishes or appetisers, taken before the more serious work of dinner or supper commences-familiar to travellers in Sweden and Russia.
2 Candlewick or Canwick (now Cannon) Street was at one time the central locality of the cloth trade Thus John Lydgate, the poet, puts the following lines into the mouth of the countryman, "London Lyck penny' (or "Lackpenny'), whose first visit to the City causes him many surprises: - Then went I forth by London stone Throughout all Canwyke strete; Drapers mutch cloth me offred anone.
3 Maundy Thursday.
4 Probably some relation to Wil liam Turgys, described supra (p. 77) as "bowiere lanarum." See also note supra, p. 51.
5 South Mimms, near Barnet, co. Middlesex.
6 See 'Cal. Letter Book B,' p. 49, note.
7 Lambeth. The spelling here favours the derivation of Lambeth from lam (i.e., dirt or loam) and hyd (i.e., a hithe or haven). See Loftie's 'Hist of London' (1883), ii. 268, note.
8 Chelsea.
9 Cheesemonger.
10 Probably Thomas de Isham, who appears as Rector of St. Nicholas Cold abbey, anno 13 Edward II. Hust. Roll 48 (30).
11 The pluperfect tense is excep tional, the preterite (stetit) being more commonly used in similar entries.


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