Lease of a Garden, called the "Hermitage," near the Gate of Alegate.
19 Edward II. A.D. 1325. Letter-Book E. fol. clv. (Latin.)
At the Husting of Common Pleas holden on Monday the Eve of
St. James the Apostle [25 July], in the 19th year of King Edward,
son of King Edward, that garden on the South side of the Gate
of Alegate, called the "Hermitage," which Roger atte Watre,
the Serjeant, held, was granted to Peter de Staundone, blader, (fn. 1) to
hold to the said Peter for the term of his life, he paying for the same
to the commonalty 10 shillings yearly in the Chamber of the Guildhall, at the four terms of the year.
Debt contracted by the City for an embroidered Cope, presented to
Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury.
19 Edward II. A.D. 1325. Letter-Book E. fol. clx. (Latin.)
Be it remembered, that Hamon de Chigwelle, the Mayor, and
certain of the Aldermen, for themselves and the commonalty of
London, made a certain acknowledgment in the Exchequer to
John de Stebenhethe, clerk, as to 15 pounds which were in arrears
of a sum of due (fn. 2) to him for an embroidered cope of silk
and gold; which was given to Sir Walter Reynald, (fn. 3) Archbishop of
Canterbury, by the Mayor and Commonalty, at the time when he
was made Archbishop. (fn. 4)
Delivery of the Custody of the Conduit.
19 Edward II. A.D. 1325. Letter-Book E. fols. clxii, iii. (Latin.)
On Friday next before the Feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude
[28 October], in the 19th year of the reign of King Edward,
William le Latonere, John Albon, and Richard le Gaunter, were
sworn to keep the Conduit; (fn. 5) and the keys of the said Conduit
were accordingly delivered to them.
On Friday next after the Feast of St. Lucy the Virgin [13
December], in the 19th year, John Albon and Richard le Gaunter,
who before had charge of the Conduit, were removed, and in their
places were substituted Geoffrey de Gedelestone, cutler, and Henry
de Ware; to whom was added Bennet of the Guildhall, to do the
work. (fn. 6)
Acknowledgment as to property held in trust for the children of
19 Edward II. A.D. 1325. Letter-Book E. fol. clxiv. (Latin.)
Be it remembered, that on Thursday the Eve of St. Nicholas [6
December], in the 19th year of King Edward, Walter de Mordone
came here before Hamon de Chiggewelle, the Mayor, Robert de
Swalclif, Reynald de Conduit, and Roger le Palmere, Aldermen,
and Andrew Horn, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he
had in his hands goods belonging to the children of Paulin (fn. 7) Turke,
namely;—3 lasts of herrings, value (fn. 8) ; also, 2 silver basins,
weighing (fn. 8) ; and 7l. 10s. in ready money: all of which, together
with the other goods aforesaid, the said Walter was ordered by the
Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, to deliver to (fn. 9) John de Comptone, to whom the wardship of the children of Paulin had been
entrusted, in order that the same to the use of the said children
might be improved.