Index of subjects
Henry V


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H. T. Riley (editor)

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'Index of subjects: Henry V', Memorials of London and London Life: In the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries (1868), pp. LXXV-LXXVIII. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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HENRY V. A.D. 1413–22.

Exemption of Carts employed upon the New Work at the Guildhall592
Punishment for cursing and slandering an Alderman592
Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, enjoining that the Barbers of London shall close their shops on Sundays593
Imprisonment for assaulting a Sheriff and Alderman595
Barrels burnt, as being deficient in measure, and made of unsound wood596
The freedom of the City withdrawn, as having been fraudulently obtained597
Inquisition as to the boundaries and limits of Oldefisshestret598
Inquisition as to the boundaries and limits of the Butchers' Market in Estchepe599
Punishment of the Pillory, for fraud599
Royal order for the removal of certain Halpaces at St. Martin's le Grand600
Punishment of the Pillory, for counterfeiting genuine cuppebondes601
Imprisonment of John Gedeney, for refusing the office of Alderman601
Speech of King Henry on the contemplated invasion of France; and the seat of honour accorded to the Mayor, in presence of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the King's Brothers603
Sentence of imprisonment, for insulting an Alderman605
Masters appointed for the supervision of the Barbers of London, practising the art of Surgery; and proceedings thereupon606
The Journeymen Tailors forbidden to occupy dwelling-houses apart, or to wear an especial suit, or livery, without the supervision and permission of the Masters and Wardens of the Trade609
Ordinance that in future no Officer of the City shall receive livery or vestment from any other Craft or Fraternity than his own612
Deposit with the Mayor and Commonalty of a Collar of gold, as security for a sum of money lent to the King613
Order made for the rebuilding of the Little Postern in the City Wall; the laying out of the City Moor; the piling of the banks of the Foss of Walbrooke; and the improvement of the Water-course at Oystergate614
Ordinance as to the use of the Pipes of the Great Conduit in Chepe617
Letter from the Mayor and Aldermen to the King, giving an account of the conviction of John Cleydone, a Lollard, accused of heresy617
Letter from King Henry the Fifth, announcing the capture of Harfleur619
Procession on foot by the Mayor and citizens, to Westminster, to return thanks for the Victory gained at Agincourt620
Inquisition held, and sentence of the Pillory pronounced, for swindling; the punishment being remitted for a fine, payable to the New Work at the Guildhall622
Exchange of the Craft and Livery of the Ironmongers for that of the Fishmongers, by Richard Merlawe, Alderman624
Ordinances of the Brasiers624
Proclamation enjoining attendance upon the King, at Lambhithe627
Proclamation enjoining attendance upon the King627
Proclamation for ensuring a supply of stores and merchandize at Harfleur628
Proclamation made on the 8th day of June628
Proclamation that Shipmen and Soldiers shall be in readiness to sail for Southampton628
Proclamation made on the 29th day of June629
Repudiation by a Master of the acts and deeds of a runaway Apprentice629
Sentence of the Pillory for slandering an Alderman, and flight of the Offender to the Sanctuary at Westminster; and Confession finally made by him630
Petition of the Stringers, and Order made thereon634
Proclamation enjoining attendance upon the King at Dover635
Enactment that no one shall hold meetings, or form parties, in order to avoid serving the office of Mayor or Sheriff635
Order made that the Court of Husting shall no longer be closed for the month ensuing after the Feast of St. Botolph637
Inquisition upon charges of Treason and Felony; and final Judgment thereon638
Inquisition held as to an Accomplice in the treason of Sir John Oldecastelle; and Trial and Sentence thereon641
Women committed to prison, for selling game contrary to the Mayor's Ordinance643
Regulations for the sale of Rushes, and of Geese, within the City643
Presentment made by the Searchers of wines644
Loaves of certain qualities forbidden to be made in Lent644
Proclamation made on the 9th day of February645
Punishment of the Pillory, for fraudulently pretending to be one of the King's purveyors645
Acknowledgment of receipt of certain articles by a Serjeant of the City646
Ordinance made for the abolition of Stews within the City647
Ordinance forbidding the exclusion of the common people from certain Wharves and Stairs on the banks of the Thames648
Ordinance that no Landlord shall harbour as his Tenant any person of evil and vicious life649
Appointment of John Courteney as Common Hunt650
Security given by a Surgeon, to ensure due care of his Patients651
The highest rank among the Rectors of the City, in the Procession on Whit Monday, conceded to the Rector of the Church of St. Peter, Cornhille651
Application made to the Mayor and Aldermen by the Fraternity of the Yeomen Tailors653
Letter from the King, announcing the surrender of the Castle of Touque654
Royal Mandate, enjoining that the Aldermen shall reside within the City654
Inquest held on the bank of the Thames at Lymhostes, as to the death of Thomas Frank655
Attestation by the Mayor and Aldermen as to the good harnessing of Girdles656
Letter from the King, announcing the capture of the Town and Castle of Caen657
Agreement as to the redemption of articles pledged for a sum of money657
Confession of a false accusation of Lollardy658
Regulations made for the ensuing Feast of Christmas658
Letter sent to the King by the Mayor and Aldermen658
Present of a Gown yearly to the Chaplain of the Chapel on the Bones of the Dead, in St. Paul's Churchyard660
An Alderman dismissed for deafness661
Mainprise of William Welyngtone, taken as being a Scot and a spy661
Confession made by a common Cheat661
Mainprise of John Cokkow, a Pedlar662
False charge of oppression, made against Richard Whityngton662
Directions as to keeping watch in certain Wards, and as to the safe custody of William Fouchere662
Punishment for insulting certain Aldermen663
Proclamations for speeding men and supplies to the English Army in Normandy664
Letter from the King to the Mayor and Aldermen, requesting supplies of provisions for the Army besieging Rouen664
Proclamation for speeding men to the English Army in Normandy665
Assessment of the prices to be paid for the ale and beer supplied to the English army besieging Rouen665
Mainprise of a Citizen imprisoned on suspicion of Lollardy666
Enactment as to the prices of mussels, oysters, salt, and whiting666
Caps forfeited for being fulled at mills667
Proclamation made at the Pillory, upon punishment for forgery668
Proclamation at Christmas, against Mumming, Plays, Interludes, and Visors; and that a Lantern shall be kept burning before each house669
Proclamation made at the Pillory, upon punishment for selling charcoal in sacks of deficient measure669
Regulation made that the Serjeants and other officers of the Mayor, Sheriffs, or City, shall not beg for Christmas gifts670
Proclamation against the adulteration and the mixing of wines670
Proclamation made at the Pillory, on punishment for adulterating wines672
Proclamation made at the Pillory, upon punishment for selling charcoal in sacks, deficient in measure673
Ordinance for the abolition of the Debtors' Prison at Ludgate673
Enactment as to funds for the support of the New Work at the Guildhall674
Duplicate Copy of a Letter from King Henry to the Corporation of the City of London, the original Letter having been captured by the enemy674
Order given to the Chamberlain, to seize the Rushboats675
Election of Richard Whityngton to his third Mayoralty676
Confession of a false accusation676
Ordinance for the re-establishment of the Debtors' Prison at Ludgate677