Deed of acquittance granted by Ranulf de Waltham, rector
of the church of St. Michael de Bassieshagh, and William de
Coventre, chaplain, executors of Sir John de Waltham, late
vicar of "Wyndelesore," to Hugh de Waltham, clerk, for the
above annuity. Dated Monday after the Feast of St. Alphege
[19 April], A.D. 1325.
Acknowledged on Saturday before the Feast of SS. Philip
and James [1 May], 18 Edward II. [A.D. 1325].
Custodia pueror Joh'is Vanne.
Friday the morrow of the Ascension [12 May], 10 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317], the guardianship of John, Peter, Isabella, Nicholas,
Matthew, Thomas, Johanna, and Idonea, children of John
Vanne, (fn. 1) entrusted to Dame Jakelyne, relict of the said John and
mother of the said children. Surety, viz., Richer de Refham,
Script' d'ni Joh' de Britannia.
Deed of covenant by Adam le Plastrer to plaster the hall of
Sir John de Brittain, Earl of Richemond, with plaster of Paris,
repair walls, &c. Dated Thursday before the Feast of Pentecost [22 May], 10 Edward II. [A.D. 1317]. (fn. 2)
Folios. lxi b.
Breve Regis directum Maiori Vicecom' et Camerario suo pro buss' faci do.
Writ to the Mayor and Sheriffs and Chamberlain of the City
for the delivery of a bushel sealed and in conformity with the
King's Standard measure in London to Master Jordan Moraunt,
John de Bousser, and Geoffrey de Hertepol, whom the King
had appointed to survey and assay measures in the counties of
Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. Dated at Westminster, 28 May,
10 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Friday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 11 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317], came Petronilla, late wife of William le Bokebyndere, John, the parson of the church of St. Faith, and John
de Waltham, executors of the said William, and by order of
John de Wengrave, the Mayor, and the rest of the Aldermen
paid to Juliana la Hokestere, mother of John, son of the aforesaid William, the sum of 20s., which the said William bequeathed
to his said son.
Scriptum executor' Will'i de conductu de denar' legat' Isabell' filie sue
Deed of acquittance by Robert de Pipehurst, goldsmith, for
money received from Idonea, widow of William de Conduit,
late vintner, Sir Charles [de Conduit], the rector of the church
of Cullesdone, (fn. 3) and Henry de Secheford, in trust for Isabella,
daughter of the said William. Sureties, viz., Gilbert de Lesnes
and Thomas Rys, goldsmiths. Dated 18 June, 10 Edward II.
Acknowledged Saturday after the Feast of St. Botolph
The above deed annulled and the guardianship of the said
Isabella entrusted to John Priour ut patet anno xvii°. (fn. 4)
Scriptum exec' Will'i de conductu de denar' legat' Galfrido filio suo.
A similar acquittance, of even date, by Charles de Conduit,
rector of the church of Cullesdone, for money received from
the above Idonea and Henry de Secheford, his co-executors,
in trust for Geoffrey, son of the above William de Conduit.
Sureties, viz., Reginald de Conduit and Philip Lucas.
Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], 4 Edward III. [A.D. 1329-30], came
Reginald de Conduit and Philip Lucas, the sureties of the aforesaid Charles, before Simon de Swanlond, the Mayor, Gregory
de Nortone, Henry Darci, John de Caustone, and Henry de
Secheford, Aldermen, and delivered the property of the above
Geoffrey to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain; and John
Priour, Alderman, who had married Idonea, the mother of the
said Geoffrey, came and acknowledged satisfaction. Therefore
let the said Charles, Reginald, and Philip be quit.
Folios. lxii b.
Memoranda, temp. J[ohn] de Wengrave, Mayor, II Edward II.
Saturday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317], William de Ailesberi, William de York,
and William Dyri, junior, were elected and presented by good
men of the mistery of woolmongers to execute the office of
brokers (coretariorum) of wool, and they were sworn before
John de Wengrave, the Mayor, and the rest of the Aldermen, &c.
Sunday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317], proclamation made against brewers, male
or female, fermenting corn for the purpose of making malt,
under pain of forfeiture.
20 Oct., 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317], came John de Douvedale,
Knt., before John de Wengrave, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farendone, William de Leire, Richard de Gloucestre, Simon de Paris,
Henry de Gloucestre, Hamo Godchep, Simon Corp, John de
Lincoln, and Roger de Paris, Aldermen, William de Fourneys
and John Priour, the Sheriffs, and found sureties for his satisfying Edmund and Thomas, sons of Stephen de Coventre, as to
certain rents bequeathed to them, viz., Richer de Refham, Knt.,
Master Peter le Cirugien, Hugh de Bonggeye, "armurer,"
William, son of Walter de Fynchingfeld, William de Hackeford, mercer, and John de la Chaumbre, Alderman.
A clause in the will of Stephen de Coventre, proved and
enrolled in the Husting for Common Pleas held on Monday
after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310]: (fn. 5)
Item, I will that my children remain in the custody of Roysia,
my mother, so long as she lives, together with their legacies,
and after her decease in the custody of Isabella, my wife,
until they come of age, so that she safely and honestly keep
them in all necessaries, she giving surety according to the
Indenture of defeasance of a grant by William le "Mazelyner," son of John le "Mazerer," to Henry de Norhamptone,
"pheliper," of a tenement in "la Bowelane," in the parish of
St. Michael de Paternostercherche, near the tenements of
Robert de Gunthorp and William Hardel, on payment of the
sum of £25 to the said Henry at his house in the parish of
St. Christopher de Bradestrete on the Feast of the Purification
[2 Feb.] next. Witnesses, Andrew de Staunford, Robert Person, Luke de Haverynge, Stephen de Prestone, Stephen de
Rokesle, John de Prestone, John Vivian, and others [not
named]. Dated Saturday after the Feast of St. Michael
[29 Sept.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Afterwards, viz., on Saturday before the Feast of the Nativity
B. M. [8 Sept.], 14 Edward II. [A.D. 1320], came Henry de Norhamptone before Andrew Horn, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction for the above money, and asked that the
above deed might be annulled.
Folios. lxiii b.
Scriptum Will'i de Camerwelle.
Deed of covenant touching a lease by Peter, son of Peter de
Bosenho, to William de Camerwelle, of houses in Candelwikstrete, in the parish of St. Mary de Bothawe, for a term of four
years, with use and occupation of the same for a further period
of two and a quarter years. Dated Wednesday the Feast of
St. Clement [23 Nov.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Scriptum Joh'is le Hore et Alic' ux'is ejus.
Lease granted by John, called "le Bakere," of Creplegate, to
John, called "le Hore," and Alice his wife, of a brewhouse
within Creplegate for a term of eight years from Michaelmas,
A.D. 1317. Witnesses, John de "Mymnes," Roger de "Mymnes,"
Alexander le Mazerer, Richard le Hodere, Thomas de Kent,
Adam de Conduit, Ralph the baker, William de Horsham,
Adam de Depedene, and others [not named].
Read and enrolled Monday before the Feast of St. Katherine
[25 Nov.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Deed of assignment by John de Nasyng, girdler, to Sir
Remigius de Hedersete, clerk, of certain rents issuing from
tenements formerly granted by William de Medelane, late dyer,
to Thomas his son, and situate in the parish of St. James de
Garlekhethe, near Sporoneslane, and in the parish of St. Michael,
Queenhithe; the said rents having been granted to the said John
by John de Yeveneye and Theophania his wife, widow of the
above William de Medelane. Dated Tuesday the Vigil of
St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Folios. lxiv b.
Breve Regis de proclam' facta de prisis.
Writ to the Sheriffs for proclamation to be made against the
seizure of goods and provisions for the King's use without payment for the same, and contrary to the wishes of the owners.
Dated at Westminster, 22 Nov., 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
Writ to the Sheriffs for the election of two representatives of
the City to attend the Parliament summoned to meet at Lincoln
in the quinzaine of Hillary next. (fn. 6) [No date.]
Assignacio £M l per pram patentem.
Letters patent assigning the City's ferm and all other demands
of the Exchequer for the repayment of the sum of £1,000 advanced by the Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London to the
King in aid of the war in Scotland. Dated at Clipstone, 8 Jan.,
10 Edward II. [A.D. 1316-17].
Assignacio £M l direct' vicecom' London.
Letters patent of even date and to similar effect, addressed to
the Sheriffs of London.
Folios. lxv b.
Be it remembered that on Thursday after the Feast of
St. Thomas [21 Dec.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317], came Clement,
the clerk of the King's Marshalsea, and asked of the Mayor,
Aldermen, and Sheriffs that Serjeants of the City might be
deputed to accompany him, on the City's behalf, into the suburb
for the delivery of hostels for the use of the King's household on
his coming to Westminster, &c. For which purpose there were
deputed Roger atte Watre and Roger le Barbier, Serjeant. (fn. 7)
Deed whereby John, son of Roger ate Pole de Edelmeton,
covenants that a bond entered into by Richard de Wylehale in
the sum of £40 shall be void on condition that Juliana, wife of
the said Richard, allow the said John to enjoy peaceable possession of certain lands and tenements in certain fields called
"Foubdesfeld," "Paynesfeld," and "le Hyde," and elsewhere
in and near the vill of Edelmetone, (fn. 8) after the decease of her
said husband, which lands and tenements formerly belonged to
John de Luco, called "Janyn." Dated Tuesday after the Feast
of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July], 13 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Folios. lxvi b.
Monday after the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317], there were assembled at the Guildhall:-
John de Wengrave, the Mayor, John de Gisors, Nicholas de
Farendone, William de Leire, Richard de Gloucestre, Hamo de
Chiggewelle, Simon de Corp, Elyas de Suffolk, William Servat,
Roger de Frowik, John de Lincoln, Henry de Gloucestre, John
de la Chaumbre, Anketyn de Gisors, and Roger de Paris,
Aldermen, before whom came good men of the City, viz., John
de Burford, Henry le Gaugeour, Thomas le Ropere, Adam
Snowe, "coupere," Robert de Lenne, Robert de Lymyntone,
Richard de Dorkynge, Robert le Callere, and Thomas Wastel.
Of the Ward of Vintry:- Thomas de Crokesle, John atte
Crouche, Henry le Hore, William atte Rothe, Adam de Depedene, Nicholas Cook.
Bredestrete:- Adam atte Condut, Richard de Berdefeld,
Roger le Palmere, Oliver Brouninge, Richard Gubbe, Hugh de
Asshebourne, John de Castelacre, Hugh Matfrei, Nicholas
Edmond, Adam de Ely.
Creplegate:-Richard Costantyn, John de Wynton', William
Joye, Andrew Cortoys, Roger Lespicer, Robert Sely, Robert le
Bret, Jordan de Langle, Henry atte More, Matthew Dessex.
Farendone :- Richard Jordone, William de Aroundel, John de
Pikenham, Walter atte Belhous, John Lyndeseye, Gilbert de
Lesnes, Roger Hosebonde, Richard de Dokesworth, Roger
de Edelmetone, Richard de Shordiche, Ralph de Blithe,
Stephen de Herford, John de Hereward, Adam le Marbrer,
William Flori, John de Paris, William de Toppesfelde.
Aldresgate:-John atte Grove, Ralph de Blithe, Nigel de
Whatele, Thomas de Berkyng, Thomas de Lincoln.
Queenhithe:-William Prodehomme, Roger de Suthcote,
Robert Heyne, Roger de Bernes, Ralph de Berkweye, Richard
atte Holmes, Richard atte Vygne, Richard de Bolyntone.
Colmanstrete:-Richard Trugge, Adam de Mondene, Simon
Frank, John Gentil, Ralph de Braghingge, John Potyn, Adam
de St. Alban, Geoffrey de Brandone, Andrew Brunne.
[For what purpose the above meeting took place is not
Deed of acquittance by John, son of Nicholas Pikot, late
Alderman, deceased, to Hugh de Waltham, John de Dallynge,
senior, and Robert de Brakene, his father's executors, for property left to him by his said father. Dated 18 Nov., A.D. 1319.
Saturday the morrow of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 11 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317-18], the guardianship of Roger, son of Robert
Osekyn, (fn. 9) late carpenter, entrusted to Robert, another son of the
aforesaid Robert, goldsmith, by John de Wenegrave the Mayor,
Nicholas de Farendone, John de Gisors, William de Leyre,
Robert de Keleseye, Richard de Gloucestre, Simon de Paris,
and Hamo Godchep, Aldermen, together with certain rents in
the parish of St. Benedict Fink and other property, comprising
a cup of silver plate, a cup of mazer (de mucro), a brass pot, a
feather bed, &c. Surety, viz., Sir John Devery.
The same day the guardianship of John, another son of the
above Robert Osekyn, entrusted to Robert le Callere, together
with property in the parish of St. Bartholomew. Surety, viz.,
Elyas le Callere. (fn. 10)
Sunday after the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 13 Edward II.
[A.D. 1319], John le Fourbour, residing on Cornhell, attached by
Hamo de Chigwelle, the Mayor, and taken to Newgate, for
carrying arms contrary to the proclamation. Afterwards, viz.,
on the following Monday, he was taken before the Mayor and
Aldermen at the Guildhall, and mainprised by Geoffrey de Blithe,
Richard le Joynour de Cornhull, Robert de Arderne, taverner,
and Walter Chaumpeneys, taverner.
Folios. lxvii b.
De inprisonamento Joh' is de Saxton'.
Saturday the eve of the Circumcision [1 Jan.], 11 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317], John de Saxton', "fourbour," committed to Neugate
prison for assaulting a servant of Richard de Stanho, Dean of
Arches. Being brought before the Mayor and Aldermen, he
acknowledged his guilt and was set free on bail. (fn. 11)
Custodia Will'i Noil nepotis Will' i Trente.
Wednesday after the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.], 11 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317-18], the guardianship of William Noille, nephew
(nepotis) of William Trent, entrusted to James Beauflour, vintner,
together with his property, amounting to the sum of 102s. 9d.
Acquittance by Roger Swetinge, fruiterer, and Felicia his
wife, widow of Walter de Northwych, girdler, to John, son of
Richard Hauteyn, for a rent charge on certain solars in Westchepe, in the parish of St. Pancras, which the said John acquired
in fee from the said Walter. Dated 21 Feb., 11 Edward II.
[A.D. 1317-18]. Witnesses, Richard But, Hugh de Garton,
Robert de Hakbourne, William de Hederset, John Amys, clerk,
and others [not named].
Acknowledged Monday before the Feast of St. Peter in
Cathedra [22 Feb.].
Lease by Ralph atte Penne de Aldenham to John de Wrotham,
baker, and Alice his wife, of a tenement, formerly belonging to
John atte Northawe, in the parish of St. Mildred de Bredstret;
to hold the same for a term of twenty years from Easter
[23 April], anno 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], paying yearly to the
Prior and Convent of St. Saviour 6s., to Henry Pinkeneie 2 marks,
to the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's 2s. 4d., and to the aforesaid Ralph 31s. 8d. Witnesses, John de Gysors, John de "Nicole,"
Roger le Paumer, Richard de Redingge, Henry le Cuver, Peter
le Clerk, Ralph de Bredestret, William atte Roche [sic], Thomas
de Wyght, Robert de Marsham, clerk. Dated 22 Feb. [11 Edward II., A.D. 1317-18].
Folios. lxviii b.
Scriptum Joh' is Hauteyn.
Assignment by Robert de Alegate, potter, and Johanna his
wife, to John Hauteyn and Isabella his wife of a lease of a
messuage in the parish of St. Michael de Wodestrate (formerly
demised to the said Robert and Johanna by Margery de Somery,
widow of Walter de Frowyk, saving to herself her "chamber,"
viz., a solar and cellar in the south part of the messuage, with
right of way to a privy (cloacam) near the kitchen), for the
residue of a term of fifteen years. Witnesses, John de Wenegrave, the Mayor, John Priour and William Fourneys, Sheriffs,
William de Hedersete, Matthew de Essex, Richard de Meldebourne, William de Aldenham, Elyas de Suffolk, William le
Chaundeler, John Scharp, Henry Langar, John de Hadham,
Walter de Brughton, William de Alegate, John the clerk, and
others [not named]. Dated Thursday after Ash Wednesday
[8 March], 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317-18].
Auditor' comp' custodum pont'.
3 April, 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], auditors of the account of
Anketin de Gisorz and Henry de Gloucestre, Wardens of London
Bridge, elected by the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty,
viz., Hamo de Chiggewelle and Hamo Godchep, Aldermen,
Ralph le Balauncer, Thomas Prentiz, and John de Preston, of
the Commonalty, &c.
Folios. lxx [sic]. (lxix?)
Traa tio cart Andr' de Rothewelle ad custod' in Cam'.
7 April, came Johanna, widow of Ralph de Watford, and
Peter de "Atfeld" and William de Braghinge, executors of the
said Ralph, before John de Wengrave, the Mayor, and delivered
up a certain box sealed under the seals of Andrew de Rothewelle, broker, and of the aforesaid Peter de "Hatfeld," containing certain deeds of a conveyance by Ralph de Londenstone, baker, to the aforesaid Andrew and Alditha, daughter of
the said Ralph, of a certain tenement in tail, the said box to be
kept in trust for Thomas, the son of the said Andrew and
De porta de Bissopesgate.
6 April, 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], grant by John de Wengrave, the Mayor, Stephen de Abyndone, John de Gisors,
Anketyn de Gisors, Nicholas de Farendone, Henry de Gloucestre,
John de Lincoln, Richard de Wirhale, and Elyas de Suffolk,
Aldermen, to John le Long the Easterling (estrensi), of the upper
part of the gate of Bisshopesgate (portam de Bisshopesgate
superius), together with a certain turret on the east side of the
said gate, &c., for life, subject, however, to the condition that in
times of disturbance the Almaines of the Hanse (Alemanni de
Hansa) shall safeguard the upper part of the gate (habeant
custodiam dicte porte superius), according to the terms of the
composition made thereon with the Mayor and Commonalty. (fn. 12)
Afterwards, viz., on Monday the eve of Christmas, 18 Edward II. [A.D. 1324], the said John le Long came before Hamo
de Chigewelle, the Mayor, and Roger le Paumer, Alderman,
and renounced to the said Mayor and Commonalty all his right
in the custody of the said gate, and granted a general release
to Conrad de Broke and all his fellows of the Hanse of Almaine.
[Folios. lxix b, lxx blank.]