Folios. lxxix-lxxxi b.
Pursuant to the above writs, John de Wengrave, the Mayor,
caused the Aldermen and Commonalty to appear before him to
consider the matter; and upon consideration the said Mayor
and citizens agreed to provide 200 armed foot-soldiers to assist
the King in the war at the expense of the Commonalty. And
be it known that the said soldiers were obtained in the following
manner, viz., by every citizen of the more powerful and better
class finding one armed soldier.
Names of centurions
||Manekyn le Heaumer,
|Roger atte Water.
Names of those finding soldiers.
Robert de Wursted, John Belamy, John de Prestone, Stephen
de Prestone, William de Bristoll, Richard de Hakeneye, John
le Longge, Alan Gille, John de Romeyne, Robert de Hakenaye,
Wymund Brother, John Lambyn, John Elys, Richard Horn,
William de Bray, William de Hokeley, Burnet de Luka, Roger
le Palmere, junior, Robert Chauntcler, John Lucas, John de
Gisors, John de Boreford, Robert le Callere, Richard de Dorkyngge, Geoffrey Beauflour, Elias Petri, Stephen de Berkot,
Thomas le Corder, Walter Neel, Adam Snow, Robert Heyn,
Reginald le Corder, Reginald le Pipere, Robert Wodekok,
Roger atte Viegne, Richard de Betoigne, Richard Swote,
Richard Osard, Stephen de Cray, Thomas de Holdene, Richard
Ascelyn, Wynfr[ed] le Cornmonggere, Ralph de Blida, John
Castellakre, Richard de Renham, William Edmund, Richard de
Sordwyche, Henry le Palmere, John de Lincoln, Hamo le Barber, Thomas Prentiz, John de Wymondham, Alan de Routhberi,
John Bronde, John Cotoun, Hugh de Gartone, Geoffrey de Brandone, John atte Chaumbre, Henry de Gloucestre, William de
Bidik, Adam de Salesburi, Roger de Paris, Henry de Secheford,
John Pikeman, Nicholas de Jernemue, Richard Costantine,
William le Taverner, chaucer, John de Grantham, spicer,
Robert de Borham, Henry Lambyn, John Nunnys, John de
Someresham, Thomas de Wynton', Thomas de Wynton' [sic],
William Walrham, Roger de Bernes, Richard atte Holmes,
John de Mockingge, John Saleman, John de Oxon', Philip
Lucas, Martin Squirel, Walter de Mordone, Robert Swote,
Robert Youn, Nicholas de Donstaple, Thomas Horewold, John
atte Crouche, Walter le Mouner, Richard de Aynsty, Roger
Sterre, John de Warlee, Henry de "Buri," Adam de Bury,
William atte Raume, John de Ipswich, William de Leire, Elias
de Southfolk, William de Caustone, William de Ederset, William
le Hauberger, Simon de Merword, John de Lindesheye, Nicholas
Krane, Simon Corpe, John Potyn, William de Bodelee, Robert
de Celeseye, Richard Daske, Walter Pappeword, Robert de
Derteford, John Pointel, John de Caustone, John Aylesham,
John de Dallingge, Roger Housebonde, Hamo de Chiggewelle,
Robert de Eli and his partner, John de Burtone, John Vivian,
Roger de Eli, William Flori, William Brodhomme, William
Lambyn, Henry de Gartone, Adam Luddekyn and his partner,
Nicholas de Farndone, Simon de Hakenay, Stephen de Honilane,
Alan de Chikwelle, Thomas Cok, Adam de St. Alban, Reginald
de Conduit, Henry Nasard, James le Palmere, Henry Nasard [sic],
Simon de Paris, Simon de Swanlonde, Thomas Kok, John
de Paris, Hamo Godchepe, Elias le Callere, Simon de Swanlond [sic], Robert Pipehurst, "Chimellus" Lombard, William
Haunsard, William de Messingham, John de Colecestre, Alexander Pyk, John de Warefeld, Peter de Hattefeld, Robert
Austin, William atte Rothe, Edmund le Brewere, William Cury,
Robert de Brekhull, Ralph le Balauncer, William Latoner,
Simon le Barbour, John Neel, Ralph de Bartone, John de Hellebek, Thomas le Glover, Nicholas Maciot, John de Kesteven.
Names of armed foot soldiers.
Adam de Wygan, vintenarius, (fn. 1) John Martin, Hugh le Clerk,
John le Keu, Nicholas Stoyl, John le Brett, John Beauflour,
Thomas de Pykeringge, Robert de Chestrefelde, Geoffrey de
Swofham, John de Chertseye, William de Canefeld, Stephen le
Flechere, Thomas Horn, Peter Busshe, Adam de Depingge,
Thomas de Ledred, Walter de Chertseye, John de Bulmere,
Hugh Saumon:-Robert le Latthere, vintenarius, William le
Longge, John Burrelman, Walter de Cheswyk, Richard de
Ledred, Bartholomew de Guideford, Simon de Cauntebruge,
Alan Godhew, William de Wyngham, Henry de Huthe, John
Briggedene, Richard de Westminstre, Robert Turpin, Roger
de Watelee, John Waps, Adam Broun, Walter Briggewauter,
Richard Tournour, Nicholas Stele:-Stephen de Aldeham,
vintenarius, John Cok, Clement de Balsham, Nicholas le
Palmere, James de Beauchaumpe, John atte Hurst, John de
Ringwode, Geoffrey de Blithe, John Maidenstone, Adam de
Colcestre, Walter de Herword, Ralph Berde, John de Derlingtone, John de Covintre, Richard de Rogate, Walter de Grendone, William atte Neucastell, Walter Bournere, William
Marmyoun, William de Refby:-Walter Lucas, vintenarius,
Richard Gerlette, John Haubyn, John de Wyhtham, John de
Kent, John de Kent [sic], Richard de Donecastre, Adam de
Messingburi, Henry Bacheler, John de Donstow, William
de Aylesbury, John de Karletone, Nicholas de Oxonford, John
de Wy, Edmund de Somersete, Walter le Tilere, William
Hunter, Henry de Excelsham, Robert Poinfer, John Froille:-
William de Caunterbury, vintenarius, Robert de la Marche,
Robert de Buri, Richard Alisaundre, Thomas de Redingge,
Adam de Chauntone, William de Evere, Henry le Carpenter,
James de Plomstede, Nicholas de Migham, Robert Stori,
Stephen de Dortford, Simon de Haveringge, Robert le Boriere,
John de Poumfreit, Walter de Baptone, Richard de Glastenburi,
Simon de Watteford, Simon Kempe, William de Wihtham:-
Stephen de Ellesfeld, vintenarius, Richard de Bolingtone, John
Gille, John Cherman, Gilbert Buntingge, Thomas de Rogate,
Henry Bokelere, Geoffrey de Rislep, Thomas de Redingge,
Thomas le Walshe, John le Mareschal, Roger de Helperby,
Richard de Barneby, Richard de Wytintone, Gilbert de Barow,
John de Bristoll, Richard de Durem, William le Bret, John le
Keu de Bredestret, Henry de Thorpe:-Robert Skreneadieus,
vintenarius, Thomas de Cinggestone, Henry de Derby, Peter
Stedman, John de Bury, Richard de Baldok, John Swan, John
de Meldebourne, William Galopin, William de Brittesmere,
Thomas le Porter, William Nagrave (?), Nicholas Trelbynge,
Roger "bon valet," Robert "of ye Rook," Maurice Frebarne,
William Shepdene, Roger de Hereford, William de Lenham,
John de Witefeld:-John de Cornwalle, vintenarius, Geoffrey de
Notingham, John de Stokbrigge, Richard Tailleboys, Richard
de Burtone, John de Waltham, John del Welde, Richard de
Coventre, John le Archer:-Michael de Essex, vintenarius, John
de Notingham, John de Okenore, Henry le Hussher, John de
Stafford, John de Greyleye, John le Cherman, Robert de Hollebourne, William de Kenelworth, Jhosep de Lumbardstret,
William de Dovere, Adam de Chelmesword, Simon le Brewere,
Robert le Longge, Simon de Kendale, John Ballard, John de
Lymestret, Robert de Boteley, Richard de Wynchelse, Philip
de la Marche:-Simon "de la haye," vintenarius, "Charles" de
Nortfolk, Thomas atte Castell, Richard atte Castell, John de
Mallyngge, Elias de Thorpe, Richard de Norhamptone, Stephen
de Lodelow, Hugh de Inggeby, Simon de Wenelesword, Simon
le Bowyere, William atte Bowe, John le Walsshe, Robert de
Krikkelad, Robert de Coventre, William Gringgeleys, Adam
Brette, Richard Macoun, William de Evesham, Walter de
Temp. Thomas Prentiz, Chamberlain, anno 12 Edward II.
Lease by Hugh de Waltham, clerk, to Stephen atte Stouples,
fishmonger, of a bakehouse, &c., situate opposite the pillory on
Cornhulle, for a term of six years from Michaelmas, A.D. 1318,
at an annual rent of 60s. The lessee covenants not to obstruct
the light of the windows of the cellar occupied by Thomas le
Coteler. Dated 24 Sept., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318]. (fn. 2)
Gives nothing, because [the above Hugh de Waltham] is the
Common Clerk, (fn. 3) &c.
Admissio Ferandi fil' Domingoun abbrokatoris, etc.
Wednesday after the Feast of the Conception B. M. [8 Dec.],
12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], came John Poyntel, Sheriff of
London, William Walram, William de Stanes, William de
Redynge, Hugh de Asschingburne, Robert de Norhamptone,
Hugh de Wyllecestre, Walter le Four, Elyas de Thorpe, and
others [not named] before John de Wenegrave, the Mayor,
John de Gysors, Robert de Keleseye, John de Lincoln, Anketin
de Gysors, and John de la Chaumbre, Aldermen, and presented
Ferand, son of Domyngoun "de Bytoria," (fn. 4) for the office of
broker of cordwain, "bazeyne," (fn. 5) and peltry, and of all other
merchandise coming from Spain, and he was admitted and
Folios. lxxxii b.
Scriptum Simonis le Heaumer.
Lease by Stephen de Averne to Simon le Heaumer and
Matilda his wife of a tenement in the parish of St. Bride in
Fletestrete, near Flete bridge, for a term of sixteen years from
Michaelmas, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], the lessee paying
(inter alia) an annual rent of 4s. to the chief lords of the New
Temple. (fn. 6) Witnesses, John de Parys, William de Topesfeld,
Ralph le Coteler, Robert de Flete, Roger Chauntecler, Hugh le
Armurer, Henry Bonmarch, clerk, and others [not named].
Dated Friday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Scriptum Will'i de Wautham.
Grant by Stephen le Brewere and Agnes called "le longe,"
his wife, relict of John le Longe, to William de Wautham of a
certain shop, and parcel of a tenement in the parish of
St. Alphege within Crepelgate, which the said Agnes acquired
by right of dower; to hold the same for the lifetime of the said
Agnes. Witnesses, John de Wengrave, the Mayor, John
Poyntel and John de Dallyng, the Sheriffs, Elias de Suffolk,
Alderman of the Ward, (fn. 7) William de Aldenham, Robert Burdeyn,
John Thurgod, William de Horsham, Simon de Mundene,
Thomas atte Brome, Ralph the Beadle, and others [not named].
Dated Wednesday the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Scriptum Sewalli de Springfeld.
Lease by Richard de Haverynge and Johanna his wife to
Sewal de Springfeld and Alice his wife of a tenement in the
parish of St. Laurence in Old Jewry, near the tenements of
Stephen "Ashwy" and Robert de Bury, for a term of seven
years, charged with certain payments for the maintenance of a
chantry for the soul of Stephen "Aiswy," also to Robert de
Keleseye and the Prior and Convent of Holy Trinity, London.
Witnesses, John de Wengrave, the Mayor, John de Dallyngge
and John Poyntel, the Sheriffs, Ralph de Braghyngge, Walter
de Cavendish, John Potyn, Roger the Clerk, and others [not
named]. Dated Tuesday after the Feast of St. Martin
[11 Nov.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Folios. lxxxiii b.
Inspeximus charter of Edward II. confirming the liberties
granted to the burgesses of Douay by charter dated 24 Nov.,
45 Henry III. [A.D. 1260]. (fn. 8) Witnesses, W[alter Reynolds],
Archbishop of Canterbury, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex,
Hugh le Despenser, senior, Bartholomew de Badelesmere,
William de Montagu, Steward of the King's household, and
others [not named]. Dated at Westminster, 8 Nov., 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
L'ra acquietancie sub nomine Will'i de Furneys nup' vic' Lond', etc.
Tuesday after the Feast of St. Edward, K. [13 Oct.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], in the presence of John de Gysors, William
de Leyre, Robert de Keleseye, and Henry de Gloucestre,
Aldermen, a certain letter of acquittance in the name of
William de Furneys, late Sheriff, for the sum of £76 13s. 4d.,
whereof the said William immediately paid to John Dode the
sum of £20 (was acknowledged ?). And the said letter remains
in the custody of Sir John de Gysors until the remainder shall
have been paid.
The King's letter of privy seal to the Mayor, Aldermen, and
good men of the City, thanking them for the military aid sent
towards Scotland under Roger de la Water and Manekyn le
Heaumer, and commending the behaviour of officers and men.
Dated at York, 24 Nov., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Reply to the above, notifying the King that the military force
had arrived in London on 12 December last in good case,
accompanied by William de Kyngestone, the King's Clerk, and
acknowledging they had been well paid by the said Clerk from
the time they left York. Dated 9 Dec. [sic]. (fn. 9)
Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday the eve of St. Thomas, Ap.
[21 Dec.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], John de Cherltone brought
the King's letters patent to the effect that the City's having borne
the expense of the military aid dispatched to Scotland should
not be drawn into a precedent (in consequenciam). Dated at
York, 28 Nov., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318]. (fn. 10)
The above letters patent were delivered to Thomas Prentiz.
Folios. lxxxiv b.
Writ to the Chancellor, Treasurer, and Barons of the
Exchequer to inquire into the claim made by the citizens of
London that no citizen other than the King's moneyers and
officers be impleaded without the City's walls save in pleas
touching foreign tenures, (fn. 11) a claim which the Stewards and
Marshals of the King's Household had, as the citizens complain, frequently ignored, but which John de Cherleton and
Roger le Palmere had been unable to substantiate by the
production of charters on the City's behalf when the matter was
recently before the Parliament then sitting. (fn. 12) Witness the King
at York, 20 Nov., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Manucapcio Joh' de Honilane pro [puer] is Joh' Laurenz.
Tuesday after the Feast of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.],
12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], the guardianship of Osbert and
Johanna, children of John Laurence, entrusted to John de
Honylane, "pelter," and Amicia his wife, mother of the aforesaid children, by John de Wengrave, the Mayor, Nicholas de
Farndone, John de Gisorz, R[obert] de Keleseye, W[illiam] de
Leire, R[ichard] de Gloucestre, Anketin Gisorz, S[imon] Corp,
and Roger de Parys, Aldermen. Sureties, viz., Salomon le
Coffrer and Hugh Madefrey. And be it known that the said
John de Honylane and Amicia received the sum of £33 10s. out
of £40, the property of the infants, the residue remaining in the
custody of Richard de Hoddesdone, Robert atte Folde, and
Robert le Hore, executors of the said John Laurence.
Manucapcio exec' test' i Joh'nis Dode nuper Camerar.
Friday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.],
12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318], came Geoffrey de Caumpes and John
de Dallyngge, junior, before John de Wengrave, the Mayor,
William de Leyre, Robert de Keleseye, John de Lincoln, John
de la Chaumbre, Simon de Abyndone, Roger de Parys, Elyas
de Suffolk, and Simon de Corp, Aldermen, and mainprised the
executors of John Dode, late Chamberlain, for rendering his
account and payment of arrears, if any, &c.
Acquittance under the seal of the Commonalty by John de
Wengrave, the Mayor, and the Aldermen of the City, for a
sum of £20 received from John de Dallynge, one of the
Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, out of the ferm and issues
of the said City and county, in part payment of the sum of
£1,000 lent to the King in the tenth year of his reign. Dated
18 Dec., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
A similar acquittance of even date, to John Poyntel.
And note that the money was delivered to Thomas Prentiz,
Script' Joh'is de "Lanecoumbe."
Bond entered into by Roger le Barbier, serjeant of John de
Dallynge, Sheriff of London, and Margaret his wife, in the
sum of £100 in favour of John de "Langecoumbe," Rector of
the church of "Laumazheys." (fn. 13) Dated Wednesday the Feast
of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318-19].
Script' Walt'i Pecok.
Grant by Roger de Rameseye and Matilda his wife, daughter
of Walter de Kyngestone, late poulterer, to Walter Pecok of
certain rents issuing from a tenement which once belonged to
Falk le Taverner, in the parish of All Hallows de Bredstrete,
situate near the tenements of William Howe, William de
Beverley, William de St. Martin, and Robert de Burewell; to
hold the same for a term of six years. Witnesses, Matthew
de Wodeham, William atte Rothe, Adam de Ely, Adam
le Sakkere, Thomas le Barber, Ralph de Bredstrate, tailor,
Robert de Gloucestre, John de Fyncham, Laurence Schail,
Roger Lovekeyn, Henry Bonmarch, clerk, and others [not
named]. Dated the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318].
Folios. lxxxv b.
Scriptum Joh'is de Assheby.
Settlement of a dispute between John de Assheby, son of
Hugh Mulgar, and Sir William [le Marshall], the parson of
the church of St. Mary Wolnoth, as to a claim made by the
said Sir William, as pittancer (pitanciarius
(fn. 14) ) of the community
of parish chaplains in the City, to a rent-charge of 20s. on a
tenement of the said John in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen
de Melkstrete under a grant formerly made by Isabella Bukerel,
executrix of Roger Fitz Roger. The agreement sealed with
the seal of both parties and also the seals of Sir Nicholas, Rector
of the church of St. Benedict de Garscherche, Henry, the Rector
of St. Andrew upon Cornhulle, (fn. 15) and John de Mogwelle, Rector
of the church of St. Olave in Silvernestret, at that time pittancers
and proctors of the community of chaplains of the said City.
Witnesses, John de Wengrave, the Mayor, John Poyntel and
John de Dallynge, the Sheriffs. Dated Monday after the Feast
of St. Matthias, Ap. [24 Feb.], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318-19].
The Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the City of
London to the Masters, Echevins, and Bailiffs of the town of
Malynes, (fn. 16) desiring the payment of damages, costs, &c., due
to James Beauflur for the unlawful seizure of goods. The
goods had been surrendered, but the question of damages had
not been settled, and great inconvenience had been caused to
the said James and to Luke de Haverynge, his partner. Dated
4 Jan., A.D. 1318[-19].
Scriptum Joh'is de Chelmersford.
Grant by William de Braybroke, fishmonger (piscarius), to Sir
John de "Chelmeresford," clerk, of a tenement in the parish of
St. Nicholas Coldabbey in Eldefishstrete, near the tenements
of Roger de Bernes, William Prodomme, and the Bishop of
Hereford; to hold the same for life at an annual rent of 40s. for
the first twelve years, and 10 marks afterwards, if he lived so
long. Witnesses, John de Wengrave, the Mayor, John de
Dallyngge and John Poyntel, the Sheriffs. Dated Thursday
before the Feast of St. Matthias, Ap. [24 Feb.], 12 Edward II.
Folios. lxxxvi b.
Scriptum Joh'is de Chelmersford, clerici
Deed of covenant by John de Chelmersford, clerk, to allow
William de Camerwelle, a tenant under Peter, son of Peter de
Bosenham, to hold certain houses in Candelwykstrete, in the
parish of St. Mary de Bothhaghe, for a term of 6¼ years, with
remainder to himself. Dated 4 April, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Placitum inter Jacobum Beauflur et communam de Malyns.
Proceedings taken against the commune of the town of
Malynes to compensate Luke de Haverynge and James Beauflur for loss of goods and damages sustained by unlawful detention. Inventory of goods belonging to the commune seized in
satisfaction of claim. (fn. 17)
The King's letters patent of pardon granted to the Mayor,
Aldermen, and Commonalty for a trespass committed by pulling
down a certain wall near the Tower, the City having paid a fine
of 1,000 marks, viz., 600 marks paid into the Exchequer and
the residue into the King's Chamber. (fn. 18) Dated at Westminster,
13 July, 10 Edward II. [A.D. 1316].
Writ to the Treasurer and Barons of the Exchequer to acquit
the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the above fine.
Dated at Westminster, 30 Oct., 11 Edward II. [A.D. 1317].
The Mayor and Aldermen render account of the above fine.
And they are quit.
Folios. lxxxvii b.
Scriptum Ric'i de Cornubia.
Grant by the Abbot and Convent of Sautre (fn. 19) to Richard de
Cornwall of rents charged on certain tenements held by John de
Cauntebrigge and Alice his wife and John their son in Bredstrete, and on other tenements held by Richard de Shepstone,
Alice his wife, Eustace their son and Alice their daughter,
and also by Ralph de Berkweye; to hold the said rents for a
term of twenty years. Dated Monday before Easter [8 April],
12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319]. Witnesses, John de Wengrave,
Mayor, John Poyntel and John de Dallyngge, Sheriffs, Hamo
de Chigewelle, Alderman, Roger de Suthcote, Robert de Ely,
Hamo le Barbier, and others [not named].
Writ to the Sheriffs for the delivery of the custody of the
Queenhithe to Robert de Hemenhale. Dated at Kyrkham,
8 April, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Return:-The custody of the Queenhithe we can deliver to
no one, inasmuch as the Mayor of the City for the time being
and the Commonalty (communa) of the same hold the said hithe
with all its appurtenances to themselves and their successors by
grant of Sir Richard, late Earl of Cornwall, at a fee ferm,
rendering therefor yearly to the said Earl, his heirs and assigns,
£50, viz., one moiety at Clausum Pasche, and the other in the
octave of St. Michael, by writing between the said Earl on the
one part and the Mayor and Commonalty of the said City on
the other part, made anno 30 Henry III., which grant the said
lord the King confirmed by his charter for himself and his
heirs anno 31. (fn. 20)
Memorandum to the effect that the sum of 1,000 marks which
the citizens of London promised to lend the King in the month
of March, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318-19], was entrusted to
William de Hakeford and John de Waldeshef to carry to the
King in Scotland, and that they started on their journey in
May, bearing with them the King's letters of protection as set
forth, dated 21 May, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Lease by Hugh de Waltham to Walter de Bredstrete,
taverner, of a cellar and solar belonging to a tavern in Bredstrete, which the said Hugh had by feoffment of Osbert de Braye;
to hold the same for a term of six years from Midsummer next,
at an annual rent of 4 marks. Witnesses, Gilbert de Tauntone,
John de Somersete, William Broun, William de Lincoln, clerk,
and others [not named]. Dated 17 May [sic], the Feast of the
Ascension [27 May], 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Folios. lxxxviii b.
Breve Reg pro muragio delendo.
Writ to the Sheriffs to cause proclamation to be made in the
City that thenceforth the custom of murage should cease to be
taken from merchants bringing goods to the City for sale,
inasmuch as the Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens had informed
the King that the taking of such custom has led to merchants
withdrawing themselves to other places. Witness the King at
York, 8 June, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319]. (fn. 21)
Breve Reg' pro articulis observand.
Writ to the Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London that
they see that certain articles formulated by them and amended
by the King be observed in the City and suburbs according to
the terms of the King's letters patent. (fn. 22) Witness the King at
York, 20. June, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Breve R' ad eligend' duos cives eund' ad parliamentum.
Writ to the Sheriffs for the election of two citizens to represent the City in the Parliament to be held at York one month
after Easter next. Witness the King at York, 20 May (fn. 23) [sic],
12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Indorsamentum brevis illius.
The writ endorsed:-We send you William de Leire and
William de Flete, citizens of London, chosen to appear before
you on the day and at the place named in the writ, they having
full and sufficient power for themselves and the Commonalty of
the City aforesaid to do as is therein prescribed.
Commissio civium ad parliamentum R' apud Ebor.
Letters patent or Commission (commissio) under the City's
Common Seal, notifying the King that the Mayor, Aldermen,
and Commonalty had assigned Hugh de Waltham, William de
Flete, William de Hacford, Michael Mynot, and John Waldeshef,
or three of them, to attend the Parliament at York, and to do
therein that which shall be ordained by common consent.
Dated 7 May, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319].
Litera civium miss' ad parliamentum predictum.
Letter from J[ohn] de Wengrave, the Mayor, and the
Commonalty of the City to the King, praying that the officers
of the Exchequer may allow in their next account for an
advance of 1,000 marks herewith sent, or to be sent, to assist the
King in his war with Scotland. Dated 21 May, 12 Edward II.
Breve R' pro Stapula lane.
Writ to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex that they cause
two of the Bailiffs of the City, and six of the better and more
powerful citizens, as well as one Bailiff from every Borough
within their Bailiwick, and four of the better and more powerful
burgesses, to meet the Treasurer and Barons of the Exchequer
and others of the King's Council at Westminster on Tuesday,
the eve of the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], to consider the
advisability of fixing the Staple of Wool at certain places within
the realm. Witness, W[alter] de Norwich at Westminster,
9 March, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318-19].
Folios. lxxxix b.
Scriptum Hugonis de Waltham.
Lease by Hugh de Waltham, Clerk of the City, to Reginald
le Ropere of a brewery, &c., in the parish of St. James de
Garlekheth in the Vintry, for a term of ten years from Easter,
A.D. 1319, at an annual rent of £6. Richard Dask, blader, a
guarantor. Dated 7 Feb., 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1318-19].
Carta de novis Articulis co'itat' London'.
Letters patent confirming certain new articles submitted by the
Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London to the King. Dated
at York, 8 June, 12 Edward II. [A.D. 1319]. (fn. 24)
Folios. xc b.
Custodia Gilberti fil' Aloni de Brauncestre.
Monday after the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July],
13 Edward II. [A.D. 1319], the guardianship of Gilbert, son of
Alan de Brauncestre, entrusted to John de Triple, together with
an annual rent of 31s. issuing from a tenement in Phelipeslane,
in the parish of St. Alphege, by J[ohn] de Wengrave, the
Mayor, N[icholas] de Farndone, J[ohn] de Gysorz, R[obert] de
Keleseye, W[illiam] de Leyre, Hamo Godchep, Hamo de Chigewelle, John de la Chaumbre, [and] Elyas de Suffolk, Aldermen.
Surety, viz., John de Cherletone.