Folios lxi - lxx

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1902

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'Folios lxi - lxx', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: D: 1309-1314 (1902), pp. 157-179. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33079 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Folio lxi.

Galfridus de Boudene.

Geoffrey de Boudene (Bondene?), apprentice of William de [sic] Walram, for a term of seven years from Midsummer, anno 33 Edward I., as appears by an indenture, admitted to the freedom, &c., on Saturday before the Feast of St Luke [18 Oct.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], for that the said William testified before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain that he (Geoffrey) had faithfully served his term, &c. -5s.

Albynus le Arblaster.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], "Aubyn" le Arblastier, late apprentice of Stephen le Arblastier, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir Richer de Refham, Mayor, and Luke de Haverynge, Chamberlain, for that good men of the Ward of Ludegate testified that the said "Albyn" had stood with the said Stephen eight years as apprentice, &c. And because he has long borne the burdens of the City is admitted for 5s.

Simon de Burford.

The next day, Simon de Bureford, called "Robechon," late apprentice of John de Bureford, admitted to the freedom before the Mayor, John de Wengrave and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said Simon had served him faithfully six years, and one year had been released-22s. 7d. because admitted before the end of his term.

Simon Lucas.

Wednesday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], Simon Lucas de Overlonde, late apprentice of John Markeday, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen, for that it was testified that he had stood with the said John and Alice his wife for eight years, as appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Langbourne, anno 33 Edward I. For his egress 5s.

Ric'us fil' Galfridi Tan.

Wednesday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Richard, son of Geoffrey Tan de "Fakenam," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Nicholas Picot, Alderman, for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last. He gives nothing for ingress because apprentice of an Alderman Afterwards on the Dec.ease of his master he became apprentice of Robert atte More, mercer, for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 6 Edward II., with the assent of the executors of the said Nicholas, &c., as appears in the White Book of apprentices.

Ric'us fil' Ric'i Versser.

Friday after the same Feast came Richard, son of Richard "le" Veisser de Hardlustone, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Oxford, cordwainer, for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. Leonard [6 Nov.] last This recognizance was made in the presence of his father For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Folio lxi b.

Radulphus fil' Joh'is de Farneham.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came Ralph, son of John de Farneham de Rippele, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Bernes for a term of ten years from Christmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Ruardus Baynard.

The same day came Richard Baynard de St. Osythe before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Gartone, mercer, for a term of six years from Easter, anno 4 [Edward II.], and he had then stood with the said William one year-2s. 6d.

Joh'es fil' Godwyni.

Saturday after the same Feast came John, son of Godwyn de Westgate, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Swyftlynge, mercer, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Joh'es Phelip.

The same day came John Phelyp before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Christian, "gaunter," for a term of seven years from Christmas next-2s. 6d.

Monday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came.

Robertus Edwyne.

Robert Edwyne de Lytlintone before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Wrytele, called "apprentiz" woolmonger, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Folio lxii.

Enrolments of ingress and egress of apprentices, temp John le Maseliner, Chamberlain, anno 5 Edward II.

Saturday the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Walter le Ko de Kanefeld, butcher, late apprentice of John "Osebern," admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Wyndesore and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that Alice, relict of the said John "Osbarn," to whom the term of the said apprentice had been bequeathed by the said John, came and remitted the residue of the term, &c. -half a mark because he had not completed his term.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Katherine, V. [25 Nov.], John de Sandal, nephew (nepos) of Sir John de Sandal, late apprentice of William de Coumbemartyn, Alderman, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sirs John de Gysors, Mayor, John de Wengrave, Geoffrey de Conduit, Henry de Durham, John de Lyncoln, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that the said John stood with him as apprentice seven years and more, &c. The fee is remitted, at the instance of Sir John de Sandal.

The next day came Richard, son of Juliana Gore, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William le Cirger de Ivylane for a term of eight years from Michaelmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Thursday the Feast of St. Katherine, V. [25 Nov.], came John atte Ponde de Bixle before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew de Stratford, fishmonger, for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], Richard Elys de Braye, late apprentice of Richard le Barbier, of the parish of All Hallows at the Hay, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that it was testified that he stood seven years as apprentice, &c. His entrance appears in the second paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, in the Ward of Douegate. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Folio lxii b.

Friday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], came John de Kyselingberi before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Welles, "chaucer," for a term of seven years from Christmas last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Monday the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.] came Walter de Woxbreyge before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Arnald de Berdene, "chaundeler," for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions, among apprentices in the Ward of Bridge, anno 11 Edward [II.], J[ohn] Dode, Chamberlain.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], came John de Stokele before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Hamo le Parker, "barbier," for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

The next day came Richard de Hasle before the same and was admitted to the freedom, &c., for that Thomas de Kanefeld, butcher, testified that the said Richard stood with him the last seven years as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrate, anno 32 Edward I. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Friday before the Feast of St. Thomas [21 Dec.], Roger, son of Peter Chaunceux de Stoke, late apprentice of Geoffrey de Hales, woodmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, for that the said Geoffrey remitted his term of apprenticeship, &c. -half a mark because admitted before he had fully served his term His ingress appears in this book among apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain. (fn. 1)

The same day, Thomas, son of John Stanhard de Thorplonde, late apprentice of Richard le Chapeler de "Fakenham," admitted to the freedom, &c., before John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that Thomas de Barsham, executor of the said Richard, testified that the said Thomas stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, temp. Richard Potrel.

Folio lxiii.

Rogerus Besante.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap [21 Dec.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311], Roger Besante, "seler," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir John de Gysors, Mayor, John de Wengrave, and the Chamberlain, for that it was testified by good men that he stood with John de Essex eight years, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Monday before the same Feast, Richard "in the lane" de Chabeham, late apprentice of John de Taleworth, woodmonger, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said Richard stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in this book, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, anno 3 (fn. 2)

Summa, xxxviijs. iiijd. t's post Natal'.

Joh'es atte Chirchegate".

Monday after the Feast of Circumcision [1 Jan.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], came John atte "Churchegate," son of John le Forester de Rippele, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Nicholas Edmond, fishmonger, for a term of ten years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Galfridus ae Cutyngdone.

Tuesday before the Feast of Epiphany [6 Jan.] came Geoffrey, son of John de Cutyngdone, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of James le Botiller, draper, for a term of four years from Easter next, and he had then stood with the said James the last six years. For his ingress 2s. 6d. His egress is enrolled in the White Book of apprenticeships and redemptions among apprentices delivered anno 11 Edward [II.] in the Ward of Douuegate.

Will's de "Macchynge".

The same day came William de "Machyngge" before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of the same for a term of six years from Midsummer next, and he had then stood with the said James two years-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 11, in the Ward of Douuegate.

Ad' Ailewyne.

Wednesday the eve of the Epiphany [6 Jan.] came Adam, son of Robert Ailewyne de Grenewych, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Peter de Grenewych for a term of six years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with the said Peter one year-2s. 6d.

The following Friday, William, son of John le Taillour de Messyngham, late apprentice of Richard de Paris, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said William stood with him five years as apprentice, &c., and the residue of his term had been released-5s. because admitted before the end of his term. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe.

Folio lxiii b.

Friday the morrow of the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], John, son of Richard de Wyrstone de Colcestre, late apprentice of Richard de Paris, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said John had stood with him the last four years, and the residue of his term had been released- 8s. 4d. because admitted within his term.

Thursday the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], William, son of John Pikeman de Totenham, late apprentice of William de Mortone, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said William de Mortone testified that the said William Pikeman had stood with him the last seven years as apprentice, &c. His entrance appears in the second paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, anno 31 Edward I. For his exit (exitu) 2s. 6d.

The same day came John, son of Stephen de Swanlonde, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Mortone for a term of six years from Michaelmas last, and he had then stood with the said William one year- 2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Douuegate, temp. John Dode, Chamberlain, anno 9.

Tuesday the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], William, son of William de Codyngtone de Tanrige, late apprentice of Geoffrey de Bradele, buckle-maker (bokelarii), admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that Walter de Cavendisshe, executor of the said Geoffrey, testified that the said William had stood with the said Geoffrey seven years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 8d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, in the Ward of Chepe, anno 32 [Edward I.].

The same day, Reginald, son of Thomas, son of William de Berdewelle, late apprentice of Adam le Chaundeler at the Conduit, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that William Hardy, "coteler," executor of the said Adam, testified that the said Reginald stood with the said Adam seven years as apprentice-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, anno 32 Edward I.

Folio lxiv.

Wednesday after the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], Richard de Herlawe, late apprentice of Robert Frere, ° tailor, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Chamberlain, for that the said Robert testified that the said Richard had well and faithfully served him as apprentice-5s. because admitted per dimidium before the end of his term. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Farndone, anno 34 Edward I.

The same day came John, brother of Master John Pikard, of the vill of Herewardestoke, (fn. 3) before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey de Brandone, mercer, for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

The same day came Hervey, son of Hervey de Terlynge, (fn. 4) before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Geoffrey for a term of seven years from Christmas last- 2s. 6d.

Tuesday the eve of the Purification [2 Feb.], John de Trillawe, "joignour," late apprentice of John le Franceys, "joignour," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Sir John de Gisors, Mayor, John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said John le Franceys testified that the said John de Trillawe stood with him ten years as apprentice, &c. -5s. because not previously enrolled.

The same day came John de Coumbe before the aforesaid Mayor, Alderman, and Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above John le "Fraunceis" for a term of five years from Christmas last-2s. 6d. And he then stood with the said John le Fraunceis two years, &c.

The following Thursday came Thomas Gregory de Estfarleghe (fn. 5) before John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Benedict de Eldynge for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

The next day, Geoffrey le Brocher, late apprentice of Andrew le Brocher, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Gisors, Mayor, Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that it was testified by good men that he had stood with the said Andrew seven years as apprentice, &c. For his exit (exitu) 10s. because not previously enrolled.

The next day, Thomas Flemynge, called "de Kent," mercer, late apprentice of Peter de Sperham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that it was testified by John Brian and other executors of the said Peter that he stood with the said Peter as apprentice, and, after the said Peter's death, with his executors six years and more, and because he had not fully served his term of seven years he gives to the Commonalty for having the freedom 22s. 6d.

Folio lxiv b.

Monday after the Feast of Purification [2 Feb.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], came Robert, son of John de Sabrichesworth, before John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Bansted, "cirger," for a term of seven years from Easter last, and he then stood with the said John de Bansted one year. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Thursday after Ash Wednesday [9 Feb.], John de Grantham, late apprentice of William Forneys, "peverer," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that the said John stood with him seven years and more as apprentice, &c. -10s. because not previously enrolled.

The same day, Augustyn Chigel de Wychingham, late apprentice of Geoffrey de Meldebourne, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Simon de Paris, Alderman, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Geoffrey testified that the said Augustyn stood with him eight years as apprentice, &c. - half a mark because not previously enrolled.

The next day, John de Grenewych, son of Richard de Bekynham, late apprentice of Peter de Grenewych, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Nicholas Pikot and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, for that it was testified by the said Peter [that the said John had stood with him] seven years as apprentice. For his ingress and exit 2 marks, because not enrolled immediately at the end of his term.

The same day, Robert "Bet," son of Bartholomew "Bette," acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard atte Noke, butcher, for a term of seven years from the Feast of the Purification last, as appears by a writing between them made-2s. 6d.

The same day, Thomas de Totynge, late apprentice of Richard de Birstowe, "joygnour," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, for that the said Richard testified that the said Thomas stood with him seven years as apprentice. For his ingress and exit he gives 2s. 6d. because not previously enrolled.

Saturday after Ash Wednesday [8 Feb.], William Official, "aberdassher," late apprentice of John Persone, admitted to the freedom before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and the Chamberlain, for that it was testified [that he had served the said John] seven years, &c. -5s.

Monday the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came John, son of Thomas Elys, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John le Blund, "stokfisshmongere," for a term of twelve years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

The same day, John Pynk de Shenle, late apprentice of John Elys, (fn. 6) "stokfisshmongere," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, and John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said John Elys testified that the said John Pynk had stood with him the last seven years as apprentice, &c. For his exit 5s.

Folio lxv.

Monday the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], John Lamberd, "joignour," late apprentice of John de Berden, "joignour," admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Gisorz, Mayor, John de Wyndesore, Henry de Durham, and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain. For his ingress and exit half a mark.

The same day came Henry Cake de Micheham before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Elys, "stokfisshmongere," for a term of four years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with the said John four years past, as appears by a certain writing-2s. 6d.

The same day came Robert, son of Robert "in the hurne" de Chepyngnortone, (fn. 7) before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Elys for a term of six years from Easter last, and he then stood with the said John one year-2s. 6d.

The following Wednesday came John Curtoys before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Creye, butcher, for a term of twelve years from Easter, anno 3 [Edward II.]-2s. 6d.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.] came Roger de Langgele before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Langgele for a term of seven years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Friday the Feast of St. Matthias [25 Feb.], Richard Dode, "ferron," late apprentice of John Dode, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, for that the said John testified that the said Richard had served him eleven years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, anno 28 Edward I., in the Ward of Bassieshawe.

The same day came William, son of Richard atte Hale de Regewyk, before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter atte Gate de Canefeld, butcher, for a term of nine years from Easter last. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Friday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], Nicholas de Kotestone acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Blechingleye, "formager," for a term of eight years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Saturday before the Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas [7 March], Robert Podyfat, late apprentice of Roger le Fuyster, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, for that the said Roger testified that the said Robert stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 5s.

Folio lxv b.

John atte Holt came before the Chamberlain, in the presence of Henry de Durham, Nigel Drury, and Nicholas Picot, Aldermen, and acknowledged himself apprentice of John, son of "Saman," knife-smith (fabri cuttellorum), for a term of two years from Easter next. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1311-12], came John de Refham, son of Richard Skot, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Roger de Ely, fishmonger, for a term of seven years from Easter next-2s. 6d.

Saturday before the same Feast came Adam de Plukendene before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert Pourte, "stockfisshmongere," for a term of fourteen years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Thursday after the same Feast, Thomas de Cavendisshe, son of William atte Watre de Ewelle, late apprentice of Walter de Cavendisshe, mercer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Mayor and Aldermen, for that the said Walter testified that the said Thomas stood with him eight years as apprentice-5s. because not enrolled at the commencement of his term.

The same day came Roger de Bobytone before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter de Cavendisshe, mercer, for a term of twelve years from the Feast of the Purification last-2s. 6d.

Monday before the Feast of Annunciation B. M. [25 March] came Richard de Enefeld before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Enefeld, "fuyster," for a term of nine years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Maundy Thursday (die Jovis in cena domini) came Richard, son of William Edward de Rothynge, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John le Chaundeler de Douegate for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Summa hujus termini, £ix xviijs. iiijd..

Saturday after Easter [26 March], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], came Roger de Stoppesle, "fuyster," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Peter de Stoppesle, "fuyster," for a term of eight years from Midsummer next -2s. 6d.

Monday the morrow of Clausum Pasche came William Seely de Henlee before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry de Shorne, fishmonger, for a term of seven years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d.

Folio lxvi.

Tuesday after Clausum Pasche, 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], came Hugh de Glaunvile de Cloptone before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Stratford, "hurer," for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last- 2s. 6d.

The same day came John Baron de Cloptone before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the said John de Stratford for a like term-2s. 6d.

The same day came Nicholas, son of Eymer atte Chapele, before the same and was admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Gisors, Mayor, and Anketyn de Gisors, Alderman, for that Adam de Harwe, "saltere," testified that the said Nicholas stood with him seven years past as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bredestrete, anno 34 Edward I.

The same day came Ralph Poyntel before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Hugh de Wircestre, "peleter," for a term of five years from Easter last. And he then stood with the said Hugh two years past-2s. 6d.

Monday in the quinzaine of Easter came Walter atte Halle de Sandhurst before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Adam de Depedene, salar' et cordellar' (saddler and corder?), for a term of seven years from Midsummer last -2s. 6d.

The same day came William Pilerym before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert Swift for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 4 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

The same day came John, son of Henry, called "le Smyth," before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Chese, currier (courearii), for a term of seven years from Christmas, anno 4 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Wednesday after the quinzaine of Easter came John de Rokeswelle, son of William le Segresteyn de Rokeswelle, before the Chamberlain and Aldermen, for a term of fourteen years (fn. 8) -2s. 6d.

Thursday after the quinzaine of Easter came Humphrey, son of Henry de Crul, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de Welleford, draper and hosier, for a term of six years from Christmas. last And he had then stood with the said William one year past-2s. 6d.

Folio lxvi b.

Joh'es le Neuman.

Friday after the Feast of St. Leo, Pope [28 June], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], John le Newman de Haddeham late apprentice of Simon de Brawyng, tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that it was testified by the said Simon that the said John 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 Farndone, anno 34 [Edward I.].

The same day, John Rak' de Eylesham, mercer, late apprentice of John de Fulsham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, for that it was testified by good men that the said John Rak' stood with the said John de Fulsham four years as apprentice, and afterwards with Richard de Rokelond two and a half years after his former master was unable to maintain him-10s. because admitted before he had fully served his term.

The next day, William de Uptone, "chaucer," late apprentice of Stephen de Uptone, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John de Gisors, Mayor, John de Wengrave, Henry de Durham, Nicholas Pikot, Anketyn de Gisors, and Nigel Drury, Aldermen, for that it was testified by good men that the said William stood with the said Stephen eight years as apprentice, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the old paper of apprentices in the Ward of Robert de Arraz, (fn. 9) anno 21 Edward I.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. George [23 April], William de Rygewyk, late apprentice of Walter de Canefeld, butcher, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Walter testified that the said William had faithfully served him seven years-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrate, anno 34 [Edward I.].

Monday the eve of St. Mark [25 April], John, son of Walter le Reve de Suthmymmes, late apprentice of John le Chaundeler de Colmanstrate, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that the said John le Chaundeler testified that the said John, son of Walter le Reve, had faithfully served him-5s. because admitted before the end of his term.

The same day, Roger, son of Thomas Osbern de Suthmymmes, late apprentice of the above John le Chaundeler, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the same for like cause-one mark because admitted before the end of his term.

Folio lxvii.

Petrus de Shenle.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], Peter de Shenle, late apprentice of Simon Ingold, admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Anketyn de Gisors, Aldermen, for that Cristiana, widow and executrix of the said Simon, and Peter Ingold, executor of the same, testified that he served the said Simon seven years and more as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, anno 30 Edward I. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Robertus Godynge.

The following Friday, Robert Godynge, late apprentice of William Godyng, "coureour," admitted to the freedom, &c., before Henry de Durham and Anketyn de Gisors, Aldermen, and John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that the said William testified that the said Robert faithfully served him. For ingress and exit (exitu) 5s.

Johannes le Grom.

Tuesday the morrow of SS. Philip and James [1 May], John le Grom de Totenham, late apprentice of John le Chaundeler de Mymmes, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said John le Chaundeler testified that the said John le Grom stood with him seven years and more as apprentice, as appears by the ingress of the said John le Grom in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, anno 33 [Edward I.], &c. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Will s Dawe.

The same day came William, son of Richard Dawe, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert de Boreham, purser (bursaru), for a term of four years from Easter last And he had then stood with the said Robert three years past. For his egress [sic] 2s. 6d.

Paganius fil' Petri Gode wyne.

The same day came Payne, son of Peter Godwyne, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Robert for a term of two years from Midsummer next. He had then stood with the said Robert three years past, and previously two years with Richard Bernard, purser, who had sold the term of the said Payne's apprenticeship to him, as was testified by Ralph de Storteford, Thomas de Bradefeld, and Alan de Rothebery, and others-5s. because not previously enrolled.

Johannes fil' Roberti le Tannere.

The same day came John, son of Robert le Tannere de Tremhale, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Robert for a term of nine years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Johannes de Leyton'.

Saturday after the Feast of Ascension [4 May] came John de Leytone, son of Hugh atte Mershe, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Ralph de Wayhen, "ceynturer," for a term of five years from Midsummer next-2s. 6d. And he had then stood with the said Ralph five years.

Folio lxvii b.

Saturday after the Feast of Ascension [4 May], Thomas le Parmenter de "Boysars" came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter atte More, purser, for a term of four years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

The same day came John Aubyn before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Walter for a term of eleven years from Christmas last, and he had then stood with the said Walter one year, &c.-2s. 6d.

The same day came John, son of Richard Man de Chelmeresford, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Walter for a like term-2s. 6d.

Saturday after the Feast of H. Trinity [21 May] came Salomon de Hakeneye before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of William de St. Christopher for a term of eight years from Midsummer, anno 4-2s. 6d.

Monday in the octave of H. Trinity [21 May] came Hugh de Hauvyle before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Chibenhurst, goldsmith, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas next-2s. 6d.

1 June came Walter de Nalingherst de co Essex before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Rogesle, corder, for a term of ten years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

The same day came Robert, son of Robert de Heyle, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Stephen de Prestone, corder, for a term of eight years from Midsummer next-2s. 6d.

The same day came Henry, son of Henry Norman de Chalfhonte, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of the above Stephen for a term of ten years from Michaelmas, anno 4-2s. 6d.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June] came John de Waledene, son of John Elys, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Balsham, cheesemonger (casiarii), for a term of ten years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

The same day came Richard, son of Nicholas de Batricheseye, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John Woderove, cheesemonger, for a term of seven years from Midsummer, anno 4-2s. 6d.

Folio lxviii.

Friday before the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], Andrew atte Hacche, currier, late apprentice of Geoffrey de Hestone, currier, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Geoffrey testified that the said Andrew stood with him three years as apprentice, and the residue of his term had been released, &c. -half a mark because admitted before the end of his term.

The same day came John de Festone before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Nicholas de Festone for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Tuesday before the Feast of Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Thomas, son of Richard Athelard de Fakenham, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas de Thorpelond, "hattere," for a term of seven years from Christmas last-2s. 6d. His egress appears in the White Book of apprentices and redemptions among apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, temp. J[ohn] Dode, Chamberlain, the year aforesaid [sic].

The same day came John, son of Adam "in the hale" de Regewyk, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Edward, butcher, for a term of nine years from Midsummer Day And he then stood with the said Richard one year past-2s. 6d.

The following Thursday came John, son of Thomas le Perrer de Atelburgh, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Forsham, mercer, for a term of six years from Easter last And he had then stood with the said Richard two years past, as appears by a certain writing, &c. - 2s. 6d.

The same day, John le Gnopwed de Gypeswich, mercer, late apprentice of Richard de Forsham, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said John stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cordewanerstrete, anno 2 Edward II. For his egress 2s. 6d.

The same day, Nicholas Ansys de Bergham, late apprentice of the above Richard, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the same, for that the said Richard testified that the said Nicholas stood with him five years as apprentice, and the residue of his term had been released-5s. because admitted before the end of his term. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cordwanerstrete, anno 2 Edward II.

John de Prestone, son of Matthew de Tonstale, late apprentice of Ralph de Waven, girdler, admitted to the freedom, &c., for that the said Ralph testified that the said John stood with him seven years as apprentice-2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Bridge, anno 34 [Edward I.].

Hic finit terminus Pasche, £vj xvijs. vjd.

Folio lxviii b.

Friday the Feast of the Commemoration of St. Paul [30 June], 5 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], William de Shenefeld, tanner, late apprentice of Roger de Edelmetone, tanner, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Roger testified that the said William had stood with him seven years as apprentice, &c. -2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Farndone, anno 34 [Edward I.].

3 July came William de Bekenham before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard le Latoner for a term of three years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

Anno 6 Edward II.

Monday after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 6 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], William Robert de Hatfeld, butcher, late apprentice of Matilda Fattynge, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Chamberlain, for that the said Matilda testified that he stood with her eight years as apprentice For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrete, anno 31 [Edward I.].

Monday before the Feast of St. Margaret, V. [20 July], Nigel Thebaud de Sudbiry, late apprentice of Philip le Chaucer, admitted to the freedom, &c., before the Aldermen and Chamberlain, for that the said Philip testified that the said Nigel stood with him five years as apprentice, and he (Philip) had released him of two years of his term, &c. - 5s. because admitted before the end of his term.

Saturday the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July] came William, son of Margery Somery, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John atte Roche, "Architenentem London'," for a term of eight years from Easter, anno 4 Edward II. And he had then stood with the said John one year. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Monday the eve of St. James, Ap [25 July], came William, son of Roger de Benstede, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Bensted, "cirger," for a term of nine years from the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] last-2s. 6d.

The same day came Robert le Chauntour before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Sabrichesworth, "gaunter," for a term of seven years from Midsummer, anno 4 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Folio lxix.

Thursday after the Feast of St. James, Ap. [25 July], 6 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], William, son of William Bygrave, late apprentice of Humphrey Stacy, blader, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Humphrey testified that the said William stood with him three years and more as apprentice, and the residue of his term had been released, &c. -one mark because admitted before the end of his term. His ingress appears supra in this book, temp. Richard Potrel, Chamberlain, anno 3 (fn. 10)

Saturday before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] came William de Horsede before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew Brounynge, ironmonger, for a term of nine years from Christmas last. And he had then stood with the said Andrew one year past-2s. 6d.

The same day came John, son of William de Hersham, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Andrew Bronne for a term of nine years from Christmas, anno 4 [Edward II.]-2s. 6d.

Wednesday after the above Feast came Richard de Petham, of Kent, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Geoffrey Persone, apothecary, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 4 [Edward II.]-2s. 6d.

Thursday the morrow of the Assumption B. M. [15 Aug.] came Richard, son of Richard de Sabrichesworth, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard de Banstede, "cierger," for a term of seven years from Easter last-2s. 6d.

The same day came Adam, son of Robert de Wellehill de Pydyngtone, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of John de Wynchester, plumber (plumbarii), for a term of seven years from Michaelmas last-2s. 6d.

Monday before the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], Peter Mori, late apprentice of Richard Edward, butcher, admitted to the freedom, &c., before John le Mazelyner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Richard testified that the said Peter stood with him nine years, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d.

Monday the eve of the Dec.ollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.], John de Mortone, son of John Rolf, late apprentice of Richard Edward, butcher, admitted to the freedom before the same, for that the said Richard testified that the said John stood with him eleven years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Candelwikstrate, anno 30 [Edward I.].

Folio lxix b.

Thursday after the Feast of Dec.ollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.], 6 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], came William, son of Gilbert le Mone de Ofham, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon de Mereworth, bureller for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 2 Edward II. Pays nothing for enrolment because the said Simon is now Sheriff.

The same day came Richard, son of Gilbert le Smyth de Mereworth, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Simon de Mereworth for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 3 Edward II. Nothing for enrolment because the said Simon is now Sheriff.

Thursday the Feast of the Exaltation of H Cross [14 Sept.] came John le Graunt before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Walter de Shenefeud, tanner, for a term of six years from Easter last. And he had then stood with the said Walter one year past-40d. because he did not come within the first year.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], John de Gypeswich admitted to the freedom, &c., before the same, for that John Bryan, parson of the church of St. Stephen de Colmanstrete, one of the executors of Peter de Sparham, with whom the said John had been apprentice, testified that he had served his term with the said Peter and his executors, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the second paper of apprentices in the Ward of Chepe, anno 33 Edward I.

Saturday after the octave of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came John, son of Walter Walrand de Stuntefeld, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice to Thomas de Barsham, capper, for a term of seven years from Michaelmas, anno 5 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

The same day came Thomas, son of Thomas de Wedone, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Henry "in the lane," potter (ollarius), for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 4 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came William, son of Elyas de Lestoncherche, before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Richard Pymme, mercer, for a term of eight years from Midsummer last-2s. 6d. And he had then stood with the said Richard two years past.

Saturday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], Thomas de Bolnehurst, called "Kaisho," late apprentice of Adam de Forsham, mercer, admitted to the freedom before John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, for that the said Adam testified that the said Thomas stood with him eight years as apprentice, &c. For his egress 2s. 6d. His ingress appears in the paper of apprentices, temp. R[ichard] Potrel, Chamberlain, anno 34 Edward I.

Folio lxx.

Thursday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 6 Edward II. [A.D. 1312], came Thomas, son of Henry de Acolt, clerk, before the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of Robert Pikard, hosier (caligarius), for a term of seven years from the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], anno 3 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

The same day came Gilbert atte Stone de Totenham before the same and acknowledged himself apprentice of Thomas le Barbur, "sauner" (fn. 11) in Bredestret, for a term of eight years from Christmas last-2s. 6d.

Wednesday the eve of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.], John, son of Robert le Tannere de Abyndone, draper, late apprentice of Thomas le Spicer de Abyndone, draper, admitted to the freedom, &c., before J[ohn] de Gisors, Mayor, J[ohn] de Wengrave, William de Coumbemartyn, Nigel Drury, and Anketyn de Gysors, Aldermen, for that the said Thomas testified that the said John served him seven years and more as apprentice, and it was further testified by good men that he is a good and trusty man and fit to carry on the said trade. For his ingress and egress 5s. because not previously enrolled.

Thursday the eve of the Conception B. M. [8 Dec.] came John, son of Ralph de Lamele, cook, before John le Mazeliner, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself apprentice of James, son of Thomas le Paumer, capper, for a term of nine years from Christmas, anno 2 Edward II. For his ingress 2s. 6d.

Friday the Feast of Conception B. M. [8 Dec.] came Thomas, son of William de Walsokne, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself apprentice of Alan de Rotheberi, glover, for a term of ten years from Easter, anno 4 Edward II. -2s. 6d.

[Folios lxx b-lxxvi b contain two rough lists of names, the first of the two purporting to be that of the representatives of each Ward in the Common Council of the City, anno 37 Henry VI., temp. Thomas Scott, Mayor [A.D. 1458-9] Beneath the names of the members other names are roughly entered, many of them struck through with a pen, but who they are and what they represent is not clear. The second list also appears to be that of members of the Common Council under their respective Wards, and this is prefaced with a list of the Wards and a number which presumably denotes the representatives each sent to the Council This list bears no date, and its real import is problematical].

Footnotes

1 Supra, p. 116.
2 Supra, p. 101.
3 Stock, otherwise Herwardstock or Hertfordstock, co. Essex.
4 Co. Essex.
5 East Farleigh, co. Kent.
6 The name "Lucas" has been struck out and "Elys' substituted.
7 Chipping Norton, co. Oxon.
8 An imperfect record.
9 The Ward of Lothbury, after wards known as Broad Street Ward. See 'Cal. Letter-Book A,' p. 209; 'Cal. Letter-Book C,' p. 12.
10 Enrolled supra (p. 123) as William, son of William le Reve de Bygrave.
11 Probably meaning "salt dealer" (Riley).


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