Folios li - lx

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1902

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'Folios li - lx', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: D: 1309-1314 (1902), pp. 134-157. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33078 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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Folio li.

Joh' Wavelok

5 March, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], came John Wavelok de Abytone, co. Cambr, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Elyas de Salle, mercer, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 3 Edward II. - 2s. 6d.

Simon fil' Simon' de Maitham.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], Simon, son of Simon de "Maitham," acknowledged himself apprentice of John de "Meitham" for a term of sixteen years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Walt's fil' Wymeri.

Tuesday before the same Feast, Walter, son of Wymer de la Rivere, late apprentice of Gerard le Ceynturer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sirs Henry de Durham and John de Lyncoln, Aldermen, for that the said Gerald testified that the said Walter had faithfully served his term. For his exit 2s. 6d., and his ingress will be found in the little red paper, anno 34 [Edward I.], in the Ward of Bridge.

Rob's "Sprynget".

The same day, Robert "Springet" acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Maitham for a term of five years from Midsummer next; and he then stood with the said John for two years past-2s. 6d.

Ric's fil' Will'i de Batricheseye.

The same day, Richard, son of William de Batricheseye, (fn. 1) co. Surrey, came before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Hervy, of Sopereslane, for a term of four years from Easter next -2s. 6d. and no more, at the instance of Hugh de Waltham, clerk. (fn. 2)

Joh' fil' Joh'is atte Watre.

11 March, John, son of John atte Watre, came before the above Aldermen and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Edmond, fishmonger, for a term of ten years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ru's de Harleton'.

The same day, Richard de Harletone acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Reve, fishmonger, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Mich' Blacche.

The same day, Michael, son of Walter Blacche de Writle, acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas le Ropere (fn. 3) de Thamysestrate for a term of seven years from the Feast of the Purification last; and he then stood with the said Thomas one year past-2s. 6d.

Folio li b.

Joh'es Colevile de Watford.

11 March, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], John Colevile de Watford, late apprentice of Warm Mingy, bureller, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said Warm testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice for seven years, &c.-5s. for his ingress and exit because not previously enrolled.

Will's de Enefeld.

The same day, William de Enefeld, late apprentice of Walter de Bedefonte, "kissere," (fn. 4) admitted to the freedom, for that the said Walter testified that the said William had faithfully served him seven years. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bisshopesgate, anno 32 Edward I.

Joh'es fil' Ric'i Nobili de Mondene.

The same day, John, son of Richard Nobili de Mondene, late apprentice of Richard de Erdele, "kissere," admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Richard de Erdele testified that the said John had faithfully served him the last seven years as apprentice, &c.-5s. because not enrolled immediately after the end of his term.

Rob's de Depham.

13 March, Robert, brother of Richard de Depham, acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Caustone mercer, for a term of eight years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Johannes de Amondesham.

The same day, John de "Amondesham," late apprentice of Henry de "Hamondesham," admitted to the treedom, &c., before John de Lincoln and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, for that the aforesaid Henry testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice seven years, &c.-2s. 6d.

Joh'es Helle, mercer.

15 March, John Helle, late apprentice of William Hasard, mercer, admitted to the freedom before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Henry de Durham, John de Lincoln, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said William testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice seven years. For his enrolment 2s. 6d.

Robertus Hamond.

The same day, Robert Hamond acknowledged himself apprentice of Reginald atte Strate of the Ropery (Roperii) for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio lii.

Johannes Bacoun.

16 March, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], John Bacoun, late apprentice of John Athelof, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen-5s. because not enrolled at the end of his term. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Langgebourne, anno 16 Edward I.

Willelmus Cortays.

The same day, William Cortays came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Bacoun, "chaloner," for a term of seven years from Christmas last- 2s. 6d.

Joh'es de Rothing'.

The same day, John de Rothynge acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Rothing, chaloner (chalonarii), for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Joh'es de Heyford.

The same day, John de Heyford acknowledged himself apprentice of the above William for a like term-2s. 6d.

Johannes "Petre".

The same day, John "Petri," son of John "Petri" de Naastoke, came before the Mayor and Aldermen and acknowledged himself apprentice of Luke de Haverynge, corder (cordarii), for a term of ten years from Christmas, anno 3 Edward II. Gives nothing because pardoned by the Mayor.

Benedictus Fox.

The same day, Benedict Fox, late apprentice of Geoffrey de Taleword, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen. For exit 5s. because not previously enrolled. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of.

Joh'es fil' Alexandri Osbern.

18 March, John, son of Alexander Osbern, came before Nicholas Pikot, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger le Callere for a term of four years from Midsummer next. For his ingress 2s. 6d. And he then stood with the said Roger the last four years, as appears by a writing which the said Roger produced, &c.

Martin' fil' Thom' le Skynnere.

20 March, Martin, son of Thomas le Skynner de Halywelle, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of David de Dollyngham for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Hugo de Tyngewyk.

The same day, Hugh, son of Hugh de Tyngewik, acknowledged himself apprentice of John Mire, draper, for a term of seven years from 6 March last-2s. 6d.

Folio lii b.

Joh'es de Benstede.

24 March, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310-11], John de Benstede, late apprentice of John le Cierger de Kandelwikstrate, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Kandelwikstrate, anno 19 [Edward I.]. For his ingress and exit 5s.

Rog'us de Waltham.

The same day, Roger de Waltham, butcher, late apprentice of Adam Pikeman, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Aldermen. For his exit 5s. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices, anno 4, in the Ward of Candelwikstrate.

Will's atte Touneshende.

The same day came William atte Touneshende before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Waltham, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Michael le Fort.

26 March, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Michael le Fort came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Wssher, called "de Tateriche," tanner, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Rob's atte Hille.

The same day, Robert atte Hille de Haddeham, late apprentice of Richard de Tateriche, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Richard testified that the said Robert had faithfully served him the last seven years, &c. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices, anno 32 Edward I.

Ric's atte Grove.

30 March came Richard atte Grove before the aforesaid Aldermen and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Chaundeler for a term of eight years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Petr' Randolf.

The same day, Peter Randolf acknowledged himself apprentice of the above William for a term of four years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with the said William for four years past-5s.

Will's Fylol.

2 April, William, son of Geoffrey Filol, acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Cherletone, mercer, for a term of six years from Michaelmas, and he had then stood (steterat) with the said John two years past-2s. 6d.

Folio liii.

Will's de Kensyngtone.

2 April, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], William de Kensyngtone came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Edelmetone, tanner, for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ricardus Scot.

The same day came Richard Scot de Haddeham before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Laurence de Haddeham, tanner, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Rad's de Mondene.

6 April came Ralph de Mondene before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter de Haddeham, tanner, for a term of seven years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Ricardus de Ry.

Saturday the eve of Easter [11 April] came Richard de Ry, co. Essex, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew Brounynge for a term of six years from Easter, and he had then stood with the said Andrew one year, as appears by a certain writing-2s. 6d.

Henr' Petre.

Saturday in Easter week came Henry, son of John Petre de Nasestoke, before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Caumpes, ironmonger (ferronis), for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Robertus Lety.

The same day, Robert Lety de Herefordingberi admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that Thomas, son and heir of Richard de Caumpes, late ironmonger, testified that the said Robert had stood with his father ten years as apprentice, and had faithfully served his. term For his ingress and exit 5s.

Galfridus de "Stivenache".

The same day, Geoffrey, son of William le Chamberleyn de "Stevenache," came before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas, son and heir of Richard de Caumpes, for a term of two years from Christmas last, and he had then stood (steterat) with the said Richard for eight years past, as appears by a certain writing. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Gilbertus Savare.

The same day, Gilbert, son of John Savare, acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Thomas for a like term, and he had then stood with the above Richard for five years past, as appears, &c.-2s. 6d.

Folio liii b.

Alex' Haukyn.

19 April, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Alexander Haukyn, of Bury St. Edmund (de villa Sancti Edmundi), before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger le Burser for a term of seven years from Midsummer, anno 2 [Edward II.]. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Adam de Bosco.

The same day came Adam de Bosco before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Sabrichesworth, glover, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Galfridus de Chelchthe.

Geoffrey de Chelchethe, tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Henry de Dureme, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, for that he had been apprentice of Walter de Chelchethe, as appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Farndone, anno 10 Edward I. And because it was testified that he had long sustained the burdens of the City he gives 5s.

Johannes Martyn.

The same day came John, son of John Martyn, before the aforesaid Aldermen and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Bartholomew de Beyford, "stokfisshmongere," for a term of nine years from Michaelmas, anno 2 [Edward II.]. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Joh'es fil' Rad'i.

22 April, John, son of Ralph the Cook of Sampford, acknowledged himself apprentice of William, son of Baldewyn the Chandler, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Ricardus de Leke.

The same day, Richard de Leke, called "de Bromyerde," late apprentice of John de Bromyerd, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Aldermen, for that William de Pyrinton and his co-executors of the aforesaid John testified that he had faithfully served the said John as apprentice for eight years, as appears also in the paper of apprentices, anno 31 [Edward I.], in the Ward of Bradestrete. For his exit 2s. 6d.

Thom' de "Chipstede".

26 April, Thomas de "Chippestede," tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that Richard le Long, tanner, came and quitclaimed the said Thomas the whole term of his apprenticeship And because admitted before the end of his term he gives to the Commonalty 10s.

Adam de "Ledebery".

The same day, Adam de "Aldebery" came before the Chamberlain and Aldermen and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Chelchethe, tanner, for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. Pancras [12 May], anno 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310] And because he became apprentice of the said Geoffrey before the said Geoffrey had been made free he gives to the Commonalty 5s.

Johannes Somer.

26 April, John, son of Reginald Somer, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John le Tableter, mercer, for a term of seven years from the Feast of the Annunciation last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio liv.

Steph s de Tillingham.

Tuesday, called "Hokeday," (fn. 5) came Stephen de Tillingham before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Reginald le Bokeler for a term of ten years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ricardus Madour.

28 April, Richard Madour de Fakenham, late apprentice of Thomas le Palmere, capper, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Picot, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said Thomas testified that the said Richard had faithfully served him as apprentice his full term His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. Nicholas Pikot, Chamberlain, anno 29 Edward I., in the Ward of Farndone. For his egress (egressu) 2s. 6d.

Ricardus de Oulehale.

The same day, Richard de Oulehale, late apprentice of Reginald le Bokeler, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Reginald testified that the said Richard had faithfully served him as apprentice eight years For having the freedom he gives 10s. because not previously enrolled.

Thom' fil' Ricardi Knot.

The same day, Thomas, son of Richard Knot, acknowledged himself apprentice of Peter de Hungrie for a term of three years from Midsummer last, and he had then stood (extiterat) with the said Peter for four years past, as appears by a certain writing-5s. because not enrolled within the first year of his term.

Rog's fil' Roberti Barroke.

Friday before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came Roger, son of Robert Barroke, before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Wynchester, plumber (plumbarii), and of Margaret his wife, late wife of John de Salerne, plumber (whose apprentice the said Roger had been, as appears by a certain writing, and who had bequeathed his term of apprenticeship to the said Margaret, as appears by his will produced), for a term of four years from Michaelmas last, and he had then stood (steterat) with the said Roger [sic] the last six years-5s.

Joh'es de Depynge.

The same day, John de Depynge, late apprentice of William de Welles, "chaucer," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the said Aldermen and Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that the said John had stood with him as apprentice for six years past, &c. -10s. because not enrolled before the end of his term. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, anno 34 Edward I.

Simon de Stoppesle.

The same day came Symon de Stoppesle before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Stoppesle, tanner, for a term of seven years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

Ric'us fil' Barth'i de Heye.

The same day, Richard, son of Bartholomew de Heye, late apprentice of John le Ciergier, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Aldermen, for that the said John testified that the said Richard had served him as apprentice for eight years past, as appears by the paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, anno 31 Edward I., in the Ward of Candelwikstrete, &c. For his exit (exitu) 2s. 6d.

Folio liv b.

Will's fil' Ric i atte Crouche.

1 May, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came William, son of Richard atte Crouche, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Benstede, "cirger," for a term of three years from Christmas last, and he had then stood (steterat) with the said John for five years past, as appears by a certain writing produced-5s. because not previously enrolled His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrete, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 8.

Steph's fil' Joh'is Elyot.

3 May, Stephen, son of John Elyot de Braye, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John le Chaundeler, residing at Douegate, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Lucas de Grendon'.

4 May, Luke de Grendone de Abyntone, late apprentice of William de Uptone, "chaucer," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that the said Luke de Grendone stood (stetit) with him as apprentice for seven years past, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain For his egress 2s. 6d.

Ricardus fil' Simon'.

5 May, Richard, son of Simon de "Theydengernoun," co. Essex, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Gerard Orgoil for a term of seven years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Henr' fil' Will'i atte Lowe.

Thursday the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], Henry, son of William atte Lowe de Hodesdone, late apprentice of Edmund Mohaut, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that good men of the trade of frippery (de officio pheliperie) testified that he had faithfully served the said Edmund as apprentice for seven years, &c. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cornhill, anno 19 Edward I. For his egress 5s. because not enrolled immediately after the end of his term.

Petrus ae Henham.

The same day, Peter de Henham, late apprentice of Thomas le Hodere, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the said Aldermen and the Chamberlain-5s. because not enrolled immediately after the end of his term. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, anno 14 [Edward I.].

Clemens fil' Will'i Passemere.

The same day came Clement, son of William Passemer, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Manekin le Heaumer for a term of six years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio lv.

Ric'us de Chigenhale.

Saturday after the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Richard de Chigenhale, late apprentice of William Ballard, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that it was testified that he stood with the said William seven years as his apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, anno 14 Edward I. For his egress 5s. because not immediately enrolled.

Will's de Totenham.

The same day, William de Totenham, tanner, late apprentice of John de Hakeneye, admitted to the freedom, &c. -half a mark because not admitted immediately after the end of his term.

Simon fil' Walt't de Roweneye.

The same day came Simon, son of Walter de Roweneye, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Chigenhale, "formager," for a term of eight years from the Feast of All Saints last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Adam de Cobhambery.

8 May, Adam de Cobhamberi, late apprentice of Richard de Chigenhale, admitted to the freedom before Henry de Durem, Nicholas Pikot, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Richard testified that the said Adam stood with him as apprentice for seven years-5s. because not enrolled immediately after the end of his term.

Joh'es de Browewod.

10 May, John de Browewode, late apprentice of John Fairhode, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, Thomas Romayn, Nicholas Pikot, Henry de Durham, Nigel Drury, and William Servat, Aldermen, for that the said John Fairhode testified that the said John had faithfully served him as apprentice for the last ten years, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 28 Edward I., in the Ward of Castle Baynard. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Godefridus de Massyngham.

12 May, Godfrey de Massyngham, late apprentice of John Pekard, came before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen and acknowledged that he would remain and serve Alice, late wife of the said John, as apprentice for a term of five years from Michaelmas last, and the said Godfrey had stood with the said John two years past-5s.

Ricardus Kynesman.

Monday before the Feast of the Ascension [20 May] came Richard Kynesman de Kynggestone before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Kynesman de Kynggestone, blader, for a term of seven years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

Folio lv b.

Elyas Pikeman.

27 May, 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Elyas Pikeman, son of Richard Anketyn, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William Pikeman for a term of five years from Easter last, and he had then stood (steterat) with the said William the last two years, as appears by a certain writing. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Robertus de Astone.

The same day, Robert de Astone acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter Olyver, "stokfisshmongere," for a term of six years from Easter last, and he then stood with the said Walter one year-2s. 6d.

Galfridus de Burnham.

The same day, Geoffrey de Burnham acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Bromyerde, mercer, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Johannes de Sharpenho.

Monday the morrow of H. Trinity [6 June] came John de Sharpenho before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Hugh de Hereford, saddler, for a term of seven years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Joh'es fil' Joh is de Bosco.

The next day, John, son of John de Bosco de Stoke, clerk, late apprentice of Master Robert de Corvedale, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain For having the freedom, 2s. 6d.

Thom' atte Brome.

The following Friday, Thomas atte Brome de Iseldone, late apprentice of William le Kyng, "kissere," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that Thomas, son of the aforesaid William, to whom the said William had bequeathed the term of apprenticeship of the said Thomas atte Brome, testified that the latter had faithfully served his term- 5s. because not enrolled at the end of his term. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 30 Edward I., in the Ward of Chepe.

Philippus Goldyng.

The same day, Philip Goldynge, late apprentice of Isabella Pikot, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Isabella testified that the said Philip stood with her as apprentice for eight years, as appears by the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, anno 30 Edward I., and by writing indented, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Folio lvi.

Radulphus Whitynge.

Saturday after the Feast of H. Trinity [6 June], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Ralph Whitynge, late apprentice of John de Schordiche le Cirger de London, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that Peter le Clerk, executor of the said John, testified that the said Ralph had faithfully served the said John as apprentice for seven years. For his ingress and egress 5s.

Ricardus de Horemede.

The same day, Richard de "Horemede," late apprentice of William de "Hormede," "pheliper," admitted to the freedom, &c., for that good men and neighbours testified before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, that the said Richard stood with the said William seven years as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cornhill, anno 16 Edward II. [sic]-5s.

Ric's fil' et her' Nich'i de villa Westmonas tern.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June] came Richard, son of Nicholas of the vill of Westminster, before Richard de Gloucestre and Thomas Sely, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry de Notyngham, skinner, for a term of twelve years from Midsummer next-2s. 6d.

Thom' le Porter de Hynxstone.

Friday before the Feast of Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June], Thomas le Porter de Hynxstone, mercer, late apprentice of Philip de Salle, called "Hauteyn," mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the said Aldermen and Chamberlain, for that Roger le Purser, executor of the said Philip, together with other neighbours of the trade of mercery, testified that the said Thomas stood with the said Philip as apprentice for nine years, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, anno 1 Edward II., temp. Richard Potrel, late Chamberlain. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Alex' [sic] fil' Ricardi.

Tuesday after the above Feast came Alan, son of Richard son of Alexander, (fn. 6) before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert Pille, mercer, for a term of ten years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Reginaldus de Rothynge.

Wednesday the eve of the Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June], Reginald de Rothynge, "vyneter," late apprentice of Geoffrey de Conduit, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said Geoffrey testified that the said Reginald had faithfully served his term as apprentice, &c. For his ingress and egress 5s.

Folio lvi b.

Hugo fil' Barth'i le Cryour.

Friday after the Feast of Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Hugh, son of Bartholomew le Cryour de Westminster, before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Vyvyen, corder, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Rob's "Power," mercer.

The following Monday, Robert "Pouwer," mercer, late apprentice of Richard But, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, and Thomas Seely, Alderman, for that the said Richard testified that the said Robert had stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. For his ingress and egress 5s.

Will's de "Hadresfeld".

Monday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], William de "Haldresfeld," co. Suffolk, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Depham, mercer, for a term of eight years from Easter last- 2s. 6d.

Joh es fil' Arnaldi Syward.

The same day, John, son of Arnald Syward de Nortone, acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Elysaundre, "formager," for a term of eight years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Anno 5 Edward II.

Thursday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Thomas le Cryour before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Carpenter, "peverer," for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Willelmus "Tebaud'.

The next day came William "Thebaud" before William de Leire, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Luke de Ware, butcher, for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Ric'us de Hodesdone, piscenar'.

Monday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], Richard de Hodesdone, "pesshoner," late apprentice of Richard Cook, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richard de Gloucestre, Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, Nicholas Pikot, and Geoffrey de Conduit, Aldermen, for that it was testified by good men that the said Richard de Hodesdone stood with the said Richard Cook for seven years past, as appears by the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, anno 19 Edward I. For his egress half a mark.

Folio lvii.

Simon fil Walteri Gateward.

Monday after the Feast [of Translation] of St. Benedict [11 July], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Simon, son of Walter Gateward de Ticcheseye, before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Wynchester, fishmonger, for a term of five years from Midsummer last. And he then stood with the said Stephen the last two years, as appears by a certain writing indented. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Will's fil' Ric i de Enefeld.

The same day, William, son of Richard de Enefeld, late apprentice of Hamo le Long, fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Simon de Paris, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said Hamo testified that the said William stood with him eight years as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. Nicholas Picot, the Chamberlain, anno 30 Edward I., in the Ward of Walebroke. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Thom' atte Wode, pessoner.

The same day, Thomas atte Wode, "pesshoner," late apprentice of John Vatost, fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Alderman and Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said Thomas stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c.-5s. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cornhill, anno 29 [Edward I.].

Johannes Woderove.

The same day, John Woderove de Batricheseye, late apprentice of Thomas de Writle, "formager," admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that William le Chaundeler in Frideistrete and John de Bruggeford, executors of the said Thomas, testified that the said John stood apprentice with him, and that the term of the said John had been quitclaimed by will of the said Thomas. His ingress appears in the second book of apprentices, anno 33 [Edward I.]. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Jacobus fil' Will'i de Plumstede.

The same day, James, son of William de Plumstede, "formager," late apprentice of the above Thomas de Writle, admitted to the freedom, &c., in like manner-2s. 6d.

Johannes Noblepas.

The same day, John, son of Adam Noblepas de Chigenhale, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Cobhambery, "formager," for a term of fourteen years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Folio lvii b.

Johannes Greylonde.

Tuesday after the Feast [of Translation] of St. Benedict [11 July], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], John "Greylonde," late apprentice of Robert "Graylaund," admitted to the freedom &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that it was found by the old paper of apprentices, anno 16 Edward I., in the Ward of Langburne, that he had stood with the said Robert eight years as apprentice, and it was testified by good men of the Ward that he had lawfully withdrawn himself from his master. For his egress 5s.

Hamo de Chepe.

The same day, Hamo de Chepe, called "Le Long," late apprentice of Gilbert le Long, "pessoner," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Nicholas Pycot, Aldermen, for that it was testified by good men of the Ward of Walebroke that he had stood with the said Gilbert eight years, &c. And because he had long borne the burdens of the City-half a mark.

Elyas de Micheham.

The same day, Elyas de Micheham, late apprentice of Isabella, late wife of Roger de Ware, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Aldermen, for that it was found by the old paper of apprentices, anno 21 [Edward I.], temp. William "de Betonia," late Chamberlain, that the said Elyas stood with the said Isabella as apprentice seven years, and it was testified by good men of the Ward of Bridge that he had completed his term, &c. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices, anno 21, in the Ward of Bridge-5s.

Joh'es de "Bremleye'.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], John de "Bramlaye," "pesshoner," late apprentice of Richard de Chiggewell, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, Chamberlain, for that Johanna, widow and executrix of the said Richard, testified that the said John had stood with her said husband and herself six years, and that she had released the said John from one year of his term- 10s. because admitted before the end of his term.

Henr' atte Wode.

Saturday before the above Feast, Henry atte Wode, fishmonger, late apprentice of John Alayn, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas de Farndone and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, for that Dyonisia Pikeman, widow and executrix of the said John, and Simon Bolet her co-executor, testified that the said Henry faithfully served (serviebat) the said John seven years as apprentice. To the Commonalty 12s. 6d. because he had trafficked as a freeman before being admitted.

Joh'es Thorold.

The same day came John Thorold de Wytham before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Ivylane, "cirger," for eight years from Midsummer last- 2s. 6d.

Folio lviii.

Joh'es fil' Simonis "Fraunceys.

Wednesday the morrow of the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came John, son of Simon "Francis" de Ponfreit, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon de Paris, mercer, for a term of seven years from Easter last. He gives nothing for entrance because an apprentice of an Alderman. And he then stood with the said Simon one year.

Adam de "Eldeye".

Friday before the Feast of St. James [25 July], Adam de "Eldhey" de "Canefeld," butcher, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that Thomas de "Kanefeld," butcher, his master, testified that the said Adam stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrete, anno 33 [Edward I.]. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Ricardus de Gravele.

Saturday the eve of the above Feast, Richard de Gravele, called "Bokskyn," late apprentice of Walter Polyt, "fuyster," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Picot and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that it was testified by good men of his trade (officio) that the said Richard stood with the said Walter as apprentice and lawfully left him. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Farndone, anno 4 Edward I. [sic]. For his ingress (fn. 7) now 5s.

Rob's atte Marke.

Robert atte Mark de Draytone, late apprentice of Roger de Ely, fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Wengrave and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Roger testified that the said Robert had stood (steterat) with him eight years as apprentice, and two years had been remitted, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 33 Edward I. -5s. because admitted before the end of his term.

Ric'us fil' Ric'i Fisshere.

The same day came Richard, son of Richard le Fisshere de Deneham, before the aforesaid Aldermen and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Stratford, fishmonger, for a term of ten years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Thom' de Mangrave.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], Thomas de Mangrave, late apprentice of Richard le Barber de Bredestrete, admitted, &c., before William de Leire, Alderman, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that Katherine, widow and executrix of the said Richard, and Robert de Gloucestre her co-executor, testified that the said Thomas had stood with the said Richard twelve years as apprentice, as appears by the paper of apprentices, temp. Nicholas Pikot, Chamberlain, anno 28 Edward I. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Folio lviii b.

Philippus Gyffard.

Friday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Philip, called "Giffard," acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Brokele, cooper (cupar'), for a term of six years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ric'us fil' Joh'is de Kent.

The same day, Richard, son of John de Kent, acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry atte Lanende for a term of seven years from Christmas last, as appears by a writing, &c. -2s. 6d.

Ric us de Wodeford.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], Richard de Wodeford, late apprentice of John de Wodeford, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas de Farendone, Nicholas Picot, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, for that the said John testified that the said Richard stood with him five years as apprentice, and he (John) had released the rest of his term, &c. -half a mark because admitted before the end of his term.

Adam de Colcestre.

The next day, Adam de Colcestre, "stokfisshmongere," late apprentice of Hugh de Oystregate, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Picot and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that good men of the Ward of Bridge testified that the said Adam faithfully served the said Hugh as apprentice, as appears in the old paper of apprentices of the said Ward, temp. Ralph de Sandwych, late Warden, &c., anno 21 Edward I. For the freedom 5s.

Walt'us de Blechyngle.

The same day, Walter de Blechingleye, "formager," late apprentice of John de Radeswelle, "formager," admitted to the freedom, &c., before William de Leire and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, for that good men of the Ward of Creplegate testified that the said Walter served the said John seven years as apprentice, &c. -5s. because not admitted immediately at the end of his term. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices, anno 31 [Edward I.], in the Ward of Creplegate.

Joh'es atte "thorne".

The next day, John atte "Yhorne," "pesshoner," late apprentice of Robert de Mockynge, admitted to the freedom, &c., before William de Leire, Nicholas Pikot, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Robert testified that the said John had fully served his term, &c. -half a mark because not previously enrolled.

Adam de Kinggestone.

The same day, Adam de Kyngestone, "pesshoner," late apprentice of Adam de Foleham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the aforesaid Aldermen, for that good men of the Ward of Bridge testified that he had stood with the said Adam de Foleham for ten years, &c. -half a mark because not previously enrolled.

Folio lix.

Johannes Russel.

Friday before the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], John Russel, "pesshoner," late apprentice of John le Benere, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, and Simon de Paris, Alderman, for that good men of the Ward of Bridge testified that the said John Russel faithfully served the said John le Benere as apprentice, and lawfully withdrew himself-half a mark because not previously enrolled.

Joh'es May.

The same day, John May, "pessoner," late apprentice of the above John le Benere, admitted to the freedom before the same, for that it was testified that he had stood with his master seven years, &c. -half a mark.

Joh'es Bywest.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.] came John Bywest de Welde before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Bramptone for a term of eight years from the Feast of All Saints, anno 3 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ric'us Puot.

Monday after the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.] came Richard, son of John Picot de Brokesheved, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Tyndale for a term of ten years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Simon de Lalham.

Monday after the Feast of Assumption B. M. [15 Aug.] came Simon de Lalham before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Poyntel for a term of seven years from Midsummer last, and he had then stood one year-2s. 6d.

Hugo de Waltone.

The following Thursday came Hugh de Waltone before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon de Abyndone, draper, for a term of eleven years from Pentecost, anno 4. And he had then stood with the said Simon four years, as appears by a writing-2s. 6d.

Joh'es de Stistede.

The same day, John de "Stistede," younger son of Roger de "Stystede," acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Simon for a term of seven years from Christmas last. And he had then stood with the said Simon two years-2s. 6d.

Folio lix b.

Galfridus de Westone.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] came Geoffrey de Westone "underegge," (fn. 8) co. Glouc., before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Welleford, "chaucer," for a term of seven years from Easter last. For ingress 2s. 6d.

Petrus Jacobi de Florencia.

The same day came Peter Jacobi de Florence before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Bartholomew Muscardi de Florence, spicer, for a term of seven years from Midsummei last, as appears by a certain writing, &c. -2s. 6d.

Nich'us Deveneys.

Thursday after the above Feast, Nicholas Deveneys, tailor, late apprentice of Thomas de Brentone, tailor, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Thomas testified that the said Nicholas served him faithfully as apprentice, &c. His entrance appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 33 [Edward I.], in the Ward of Farndone. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Joh'es ae Denham.

Tuesday after the Feast of Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.], John de Denham, late apprentice of William Edmund, fishmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Simon de Paris and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, for that the said William testified that the said John faithfully served his term, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 33 Edward I., in the Ward of Castle Baynard.

Thom' le Maderman.

The next day, Thomas le Maderman, late apprentice of Simon le Maderman, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Simon de Paris and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, for that the said Simon testified that the said Thomas stood with him seven years and more as apprentice, and lawfully withdrew himself, &c. -20s. because not enrolled.

Sewallus de "Sprengwelle".

Monday before the Feast of Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.], Sewal, son of Sewal de "Sprenggewelle," late apprentice of Richard de Godesname, "paternostrer," admitted to the freedom before Richer de Refham, Mayor, John de Wengrave and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Richard testified that the said Sewal faithfully served his term, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second book of apprentices, anno 38 [sic] Edward I.

Folio lx.

Thom' de Colyngham.

Wednesday the morrow of the Exaltation of H Cross [14 Sept.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Thomas de Colyngham, late apprentice of Thomas de Colyngham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Picot and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said master and other good men of that trade (illius officii (fn. 9) ) testified on oath that he stood as apprentice and faithfully served his said master twelve years, &c. -10s.

Will's de Dullyngham.

William de Dullyngham, late apprentice of Richard de Walyntone, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the said Aldermen and Chamberlain, for that it was testified by the aforesaid Thomas de Colyngham, Walter le Benere, and John de Wodeford, fishmonger[s ?], that he had stood (steterat) with the said Richard seven years and more as apprentice, &c. -half a mark because not previously enrolled.

Joh es fil Galfridi Doke.

Thursday after the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], John, son of Geoffrey Doke de Benigeho, came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Hertford, woolmonger, for a term of nine years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Joh'es de Hasewelle.

Monday the eve of St. Matthew [21 Sept.] came John de Hasewelle before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Snel, bureller, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last. For his egress [sic] 2s. 6d. Afterwards he left and was admitted, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 10.

Thomas le Rous.

The same day, Thomas le Rous acknowledged himself apprentice of the same for a term of eight years from Christmas last. For his egress [sic] 2s. 6d.

Adam atte Ponde.

The same day came Adam atte Ponde de Alvesbourne, co. Suff., before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Ballard de Chigenhale, cheesemonger (casiar'), for a term of seven years from Michaelmas next. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Will's fil' Edm.

Tuesday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came William, son of Edmund le Gaunter, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Albin de Seccheford, called "de Caustone," mercer, for a term of nine years from Michaelmas. And he then stood with the said Albin one year-2s. 6d.

Rob's fil' Juliane de Totenale.

The same day came Robert, son of Juliana de Totenale, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Bray, corder, for a term of nine years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Johannes Jolyf.

The following Friday came John Jolyf de Sonnebery before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Presle, "braeler," and of Johanna his wife, relict of Reginald le Haltrer, for a term of eight years from Michaelmas Day- 2s. 6d. Afterwards the said John de Presle and Johanna his wife remitted the whole term of apprenticeship, &c.

Walt' us fil' Ru'i piscarii.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.], Walter, son of Richard the fisher (piscarii) of Halyfeld, late apprentice of Richard de Wymbisshe, potter, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said Walter had served him faithfully ten years as apprentice. For his exit 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 2 Edward II., in the Ward of Lymestrate.

Folio lx b.

Johannes Paulyn.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], John Paulyn de Donestaple, "corder," late apprentice of John de Rokesle, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Richer de Refham, Mayor, Simon de Paris, Nicholas Pikot, and Nigel Drury, Aldermen, for that it was testified that he stood with the said John de Rokesle seven years as apprentice. For his ingress and egress 5s.

Johannes Lefhynge.

The same day, John Lefhynge de Whaddone, late apprentice of Richard de Wandlesworth, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the same, for that the executors of the said Richard came and quitclaimed his term of apprenticeship-1 mark because admitted before the end of his term.

Rad'us de Brounfeld.

The following Monday, Ralph de Brounfeld, son of William de Hakelyntone, late apprentice of Richard de Wandlesworth and of Agnes his wife, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that John Godalmyng, the second husband of the said Agnes, and Agnes herself testified that the said Ralph had completed his term, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears supra in the second folio of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain (fn. 10)

Gilbertus Lefriche.

The same day came Gilbert Lefriche de Bedefonte before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Blaunpayn, "kisser," for a term of six years from Michaelmas last- 2s. 6d. And he then stood with the said John one year.

Alan' de Bergholte.

The same day, Alan de Bergholte admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that Andrew Cortays, mercer, testified that the said Alan had stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Creplegate, anno 33 [Edward I.].

Thom fil' Joh'is atte Watre.

The same day, Thomas, son of John atte Watre de Ware, acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew Cortays for a term of eight years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Walter us de Gorst.

Walter de Gorst, who was apprentice of William Walram, viz, from Michaelmas, anno 32 Edward I., for a term of seven years, as appears in a certain indenture between them made, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, for that the said Walter had faithfully served his term, &c. For ingress and exit 5s.

Footnotes

1 Battersea.
2 He was Common Clerk, i.e., Town Clerk of the City of London.
3 There was a well known "Ro pery," or rope walk, in the parish of All Hallows the Great, Thames Street.
4 See' Cal. Letter-Book B,' p. 49n.
5 See 'Cal. Letter-Book B,' p. 16, note 3.
6 There appears to be some mistake here.
7 Ingressu, probably a mistake for exitu or egressu.
8 Or Weston-sub-Edge.
9 The trade is not named.
10 Supra, p. 102.


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