[f. 83] In the parish of All Hallows Heywarfe
430. Grant of Master Alexander rector of St. Swithin, Richard Reniger and
John de Augo, executors of William Whyte, who had bequeathed a quit
rent of 60s. from his tenement in the parish of All Hallows to the canons of
Holy Trinity, of two shops situated in front of the stone house on the north
next Dowgate which house was William Whyte's, with a cellar under the
same house with free access to light (visu) to the cellar towards the south by
an iron-barred window (per fenestram ferratam) without any exclusion
(opturacione) or impediment to the light; also 40d. of quit rent from four
shops adjacent to the said cellar and the shops on the west from (per manus)
the canons of Southwark; the executors wish and ordain that the tenants
shall load and unload the cellar itself (tenentes ipsum cellarium karkient et
diskarkient) and unload their wines free from carriage on the wharf (vina
sua sine karagio super kaynum) which belongs to John de Augo; to hold in
perpetuity for the 60s. quit rent which the executors had assigned to the
canons from all the tenement that was William Whyte's in the parish of All
Hallows Heywarf so that the canons were contented with this assignment
and the said carriage (kariacio) without damage to John or his heirs that
the canons would not claim more fully therefrom by reason of the rent first
assigned to them; quitclaim by John de Augo; prior and convent to have
the power of taking naam in all the executors' tenements; done 13 Feb.
1236; sealed; witnesses, Master Walter de London, Robert Hardel.
C.A.D., i, A 1716.
431.  Release by Master Alexander rector of St. Swithin to the prior
and convent of Holy Trinity of all his right and claim in the tenement of
William Whyte, late citizen of London, in Dowgate in the parish of All
Hallows, by occasion of his will; Alexander has obliged himself, in the
presence of the official of the archdeacon of London, that neither he nor
anyone for him shall demand anything from the canons in the said fee by
reason of the will; sealed; witnesses, Roger vicar of St. Mary Abbchirch
Gilbert de St. Nicholas, chaplain, William rector of St. Lawrence: and
afterwards the prior (fn. 1) paid well as appears in a charter made for the same
prior which is written in his old book, folio 109; and Richard Barbour paid
for the prior as appears by the following plea.
432. Common plea held in the Husting, Mon. 22 May 1307.
[f. 83v] The prior defended himself in a plea of taking naam and Richard
le Barbour, pl., agreed by licence of the court that he is liable to pay 3s. 4d.
p.a. from a tenement of the prior and convent of St. Mary de Southwark
next Dowgate and that he is 20s. in arrears: afterwards the prior of St.
Mary Southwark paid and the said shops are situated on the south side of
le Vyntery with a tenement of Holy Trinity on the east [incomplete].
433. Total of this parish 3s. 4d. and nevertheless it is tithed as 47s. 4d. as
appears in the king's exemplification.
||Inserted over the word prior 'Overy'.