PREBENDARIES OF HOXTON
See lists in Cats. I fo. 95r, II fo. 111/118v.
First preb. in cats., 'Osbernus masculus'. Not otherwise known. Not to be identified
with Osbert Masculus, who occ. c. 1128 (Davis, London lands p. 56) and c. 19 Apr.
1142, who was not a can. (Gibbs no. 219).
Occ. in cats. between Osbern Masculus and Hugh, 'Gaufridus filius eius', i.e. son of
Osbern Masculus. Only certain occ. as can. 1104/5 (WD 4 fo. 19/23r-v, pd. in Rep. p.
61b), but perhaps also 19 July 1111 (WD 4 fos. 53/57v-54/58r, pd. in Rep. pp. 67b-
68a), and [c. 1108 × Apr. 1138] (WD 4 fo. 25/29r-v, pd. in Rep. p. 62b). (fn. 2) Commem.
31 Jan. (Obits. I fo. 10r, II fo. 107r, IV pp. 62, 75), 30 Jan. (Obit. III fo. 94v).
Occ. in cats. between Geoffrey Masculus and Henry son of Hugh, 'Hugo archidiaconus'. Presum. to be identified with Hugh, archdcn. of Middlesex, from c. 1128
Henry son of Hugh
Occ. in cats. between Hugh and John Cumin, 'Henricus filius eius', i.e. son of Hugh
the archdcn. Occ., presum. not yet can., [1114 × Apr. 1138] (Gibbs no. 218). (fn. 4) Possibly
to be identified with Henry mag. schol., who occ. from before 1127 to 1150, or later
(see above p. 25).
M. John Cumin
Occ. in cats. between Henry son of Hugh and Osbert de Camera, 'Johannes Cumin
[Comyn, Cat. II]'. Does not occ. as can. Presum. to be identified with John Cumin,
archdcn. of Bath from c. 1166, who became abp. of Dublin, el. 6 Sept. 1181 (Gesta
Hen. II 1 280-1), cons. 21 March 1182 (ibid. p. 287).
M. Osbert de Camera
Occ. in cats. between John Cumin and Peter of Blois, 'Robertus de Camera'.
Robert de Camera not otherwise known. Cats. almost certainly in error for Osbert
de Camera, who occ. frequently as can., and for whom otherwise no preb. is known.
First certain occ. as can. 1184/5 (B.M., Harley MS. 6956 fo. 84r, from missing Liber
F fo. 33, pd. in T. Madox, Hist. and Antiquities of the Exchequer (1711) p. 146 n. d),
but may occ. earlier, perhaps [1180 × c. 1181] (G.F.L. no. 387). Occ. c. 1192 (D.S.R.
I). Last occ. after March 1200 (Gibbs no. 79; A/24/1062, cal. in Rep. p. 26a-b). (fn. 1) D.
3 May 1201 (Chronica Willelmi Thorne, in Historiae Anglicanae Scriptores X, ed. R.
Twysden (1652) col. 1844). (fn. 2) Commem. 14 May (Obits. I fo. 12r, II fo. 108r, III fo.
95v, IV pp. 66, 84).
M. Peter of Blois
Occ. in cats. between Osbert de Camera and Walter, 'Petrus Blesen. archidiaconus
Lond.'. Does not occ. as can., but archdcn. of London by c. Jan. 1202, to d. in 1212,
Occ. in cats. between Peter of Blois and Gervase of Howbridge, 'magister Walterus'.
Does not occ. as can., but presum. to be identified with M. Walter, archdcn. of
London by Apr. 1213, to 1214, before Apr.
M. Gervase of Howbridge
Occ. in cats. between Walter and Thomas de Urso, 'magister Gervasius de
Hobrugge [Hebregg', Cat. II]'. Apparently can. of St. Paul's by 1212 (see Richardson,
Guala pp. 252-3), but presum. unident. preb., from which transf. to this preb. c. 1214.
Also chanc. before Apr. 1214, to depr. in Oct. 1217. Occ. without title after Nov. 1216
(Moore, St. Barts. 1 297 n. 2).
Thomas de Urso
Occ. in cats. between Gervase of Howbridge and Peter de Neuport, 'Thomas de
Urso'. Not otherwise known.
M. Peter de Neuport
Occ. in cats. between Thomas de Urso and John de Wengham, 'Petrus cantor'.
Presum. to be identified with Peter de Neuport, successively precentor, by Apr. 1234;
archdcn. of London, before June 1236; dean, ?June 1261.
Occ. in Cat. II between John de Wengham and Edmund Trussel, 'Johannes
Maunsel'. Presum. misplaced if to be identified with John Maunsel, chanc. from May
1243 to d. in Jan. 1265, and also preb. of Caddington Minor (ineffective gr.) and
M. John de Wengham
Occ. in cats. between Peter de Neuport and John Maunsel, 'Johannes de Wengham
precentor'. Possibly appd. before July 1262 by his uncle Henry de Wengham I, bp. of
London (1260-62) (cf. Reg. Alex. IV no. 2935). Occ. this preb. c. 1294 (Liber F
valor). (fn. 4) Also precentor by Aug. 1262, to May 1299 or later; d. by 31 Aug. 1305.