Chantry Certificate, 1548
Middlesex

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C. J. Kitching (editor)

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1980

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60-81

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'Chantry Certificate, 1548: Middlesex', London and Middlesex Chantry Certificate 1548: London Record Society 16 (1980), pp. 60-81. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64524 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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117. [m.26] South Mimms (Southmymes) 118. West Brentford (West Brayntford) 119. Uxbridge (Woxbridge) 120. [m.26d] Bedfont 121. Islington (Iseldon) 122. Bromley 123. Monken Hadley (Hadley) 124. Shepperton (Sheperdon) 125. Staines (Stanes) 126. St Leonard Shoreditch 127. [m.27] Little Stanmore (Stanmer Parva) 128. Hillingdon 129. Hornsey (Hornessey) 130. Harefield 131. Hampton [on Thames] 132. Stanwell 133. [m.27d] Stratford at Bow 134. St Martin in the Fields 135. Hampstead 136. St Pancras 137. Friern Barnet (Frearing Barnet) 138. [m.28] Ashford 139. St Margaret Westminster 140. Hendon 141. [m.28d] Sunbury (Sondebury) 142. Pinner 143. Chiswick (Ceswicke) 144. Teddington (Tuttington) 145. Isleworth 146. [m.29] Norwood 147. Harmondsworth (Harmanworth) 148. St Giles in the Fields 149. Cranford (Craneforde) 150. Cowley 151. Hackney 152. St Clement Danes 153. [m.30] Hounslow 154. Kensington 155. St Mary Matfelon 156. Ealing (Yellinge) 157. [m.30d] Finchley 158. Hanwell 159. St Mary le Strand (Our Lady of Stronde) 160. St Marylebone 161. Acton 162. [m.31] Harrow on the Hill 163. Tottenham 164. [Stoke] Newington 165. Hayes 166. [Number not used] 167. [m.31d] Hanworth* 168. Fulham 169. Stepney (Stebunheth) 170. Chelsea (Chelsey) 171. Edgware 172. Great Stanmore (Stanmer Magn') 173. Edmonton 174. Feltham 175. Paddington 176. Harlington 177. Laleham 178. Kingsbury 179. Great Greenford (Greneford the More) 180. Ruislip (Rueslyppe) 181. Willesden (Wyllesden) 182. [West] Drayton 183. Ickenham (Ikenhame) 184. Littleton 185. Enfield 186. Northall 187. Heston 188. Twickenham 189. [m.33d] [Acton: An exact duplicate of 161. The remainder of this membrane blank.] 190. [m.34] The late College of St Stephen Westminster Site Of The College And Other Buildings 190a. Total Value Of Lands In Middlesex: £1,414 9s 5½d. [190b.] [m.35d] Totals for London and Middlesex Footnotes

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117. [m.26] South Mimms (Southmymes)

Lamp: a cow bequeathed by John Hardon, kept by Robert Nicholl in Watling Street who pays 1s 4d p.a.

Obits and poor relief: various cows bequeathed and kept as follows: 4 bequeathed by Richard Hunt, of which 2 kept by Thomas Bowman and 2 by Edward Dell, 5s 4d p.a.; 4 bequeathed by one Pettyt, kept by William Johnson, 5s 4d p.a.; 3 bequeathed by John Hartiswell, of which 2 kept by John Shere and 1 by Thomas Hartiswell, 4s p.a.; 3 bequeathed by John Birt, of which 2 kept by Hugh Mylwarde and 1 by Thomas Hartiswell, 4s p.a.; 3 bequeathed by William Nicholl, of which 2 kept by Robert Hayly and 1 by Thomas Mathewe, 4s p.a.

Purposes unspecified: further cows bequeathed and kept as follows: 2 bequeathed by Robert Bird and kept by Thomas Bird, 2s 8d p.a.; 2 bequeathed by Anne Cufflay (fn. 1) and kept by Richard Parson, 2s 8d p.a.; 2 bequeathed by John Fraunces (fn. 1000) and kept by Thomas Bowman, 2s 8d p.a.; Purpose unknown: 12 acres of land worth 8s p.a.

Memoranda: 340 communicants. The bishop of Exeter, rector, receives £20 p.a.; Sir William Spenser, vicar, £12 13s 4d p.a. No other priests.

118. West Brentford (West Brayntford)

Priest to minister the sacraments, and obit: lands and tenements in the parish, given by Johan Redman, £4 17s 4d p.a. Of which, 5s 1d quitrent to Master Rowseley; 8d quitrent for 4 acres of land; 6s 8d obit; 1s 6d to the churchwardens for their pains; £3 9s 4d towards a priest's salary, 'according to the will'; (fn. 2) total deductions £4 2s 10d [sic]. Clear remainder 14s 8d p.a.

A "Crendell" (fn. 3) of wax to burn before the altar: one cow, also given by Johan Redman. Sold 2 years ago to Henry Davyes of the town for £1, not yet paid.

Memoranda: 120 communicants. Sir Thomas Cheney is rector.

119. Uxbridge (Woxbridge) (fn. 4)

Chantry lands and chapel: £11 4s 4d p.a. including 16s for a house 'having stalls under it, for the maintenance of a chapel builded and erected by the parishioners'. Of which, 5s 2d quitrents to the earl of Derby; 10s to George Stockes; 1s to Thomas Burbage; 1 lb pepper to John Myles; 3s quitrent from the house and stalls; total deductions 19s 2d. Clear remainder £10 5s 2d p.a. (fn. 5)

Brotherhood of Our Lady: lands, £10 14s p.a. Of which, 11s 7d quitrent to the sub-bailiff of Uxbridge; 2s to the earl of Derby; 6s to the manor of Cowley (Coueley) Hall; 6d to [blank] Saunderson; 4d to Christopher Pope; 8d to John Le ... ; 8d to George Riche; total deductions £1 1s 9d. Clear remainder £9 12s 3d p.a. The brotherhood also has a tenement called "Wakefeldes" held rent-free by John Horsey, a poor blind man; the tenement is always used in alms or charity.

Memoranda: Sir Richard Turner, vicar, receives £8 p.a. (fn. 6)

120. [m.26d] Bedfont (fn. 7)

Unknown purpose and donor: one acre of land, 2s ...d. (fn. 8)

Memoranda: 80 communicants. Sir Richard ...lyng, vicar, receives £6 13s 4d p.a.

121. Islington (Iseldon) (fn. 9)

Obit and Jesus Brotherhood: a close of 12 acres, bequeathed by Richard Clowdesley and now t. Walter Coyny, £7 p.a. Of which, £1 obit, including 6s 8d to the poor; £1 6s 8d to the brotherhood singing masses for the same Clowdesley; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder £5 13s 4d p.a.

Obit and honest priest: a close in the parish, bequeathed by John Englande and t. Robert Walter, £4 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 9¾d quitrent to Thomas Fowler, gent. Clear remainder £4 5s 10¼d [sic] p.a.

Memoranda: 440 communicants. Sir James Robynson, vicar, receives £30 p.a.

122. Bromley

Memorandum: 140 communicants.

123. Monken Hadley (Hadley)

Obit: 4 cows given by Thomas Hall for his soul.

Obit: 5s p.a. rent given by John Twrnor from a tenement in the parish.

Memoranda: 180 communicants.

124. Shepperton (Sheperdon)

Maintenance and furniture of the parish church: 2 acres of land t. Richard Harte, 2s p.a.

Memoranda: 133 communicants. The rectory is worth £40 p.a.

Lamp: (fn. 10) an acre of land bequeathed for a yearly lamp, 2s p.a.

125. Staines (Stanes)

Fraternity: lands, including 6s 8d for the chantry priest's chamber, £11 17s 6d p.a. Of which, 15s 4d quitrent to the king; 3s quitrent to the lord of the manor of Grove Barns; 1s 7½d to the manor or farm of Yeoveney (Iveney) Court; £2 5s 4d to the poor; 6s 8d for a sermon yearly; total deductions £3 11s 11½d. Clear remainder £8 5s 6½d p.a.

Memoranda: 400 communicants. Sir Humphrey Perkyns, vicar, receives £12 3s 4d p.a. In his absence he finds a priest to serve the cure. Goods and plate belonging to the fraternity as listed in the inventory [not detailed here].

126. St Leonard Shoreditch

Morrow mass priest: lands, tenements and hereditaments given by Sir John Eldrington, kt., £8 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 7s 9¾d quitrent to the king; 15s quitrent to Master Wates; 2s quitrent to John But; 2s quitrent to William Bull; £7 4s to Sir James Stocton, priest, (fn. 11) including 4s for his chamber; total deductions £8 10s 9½d [sic]. Clear remainder Nil.

Poor relief: lands and tenements given by Angel Johns, £5 19s 8d p.a. to discharge the poor of various dues: Easter; the 4 offering days; the housling; the paschal light; the rood loft 'and such like'.

Memoranda: 800 communicants. The archdeacon of London is rector and receives £12 p.a. Sir Griffith Willyams, vicar, receives £16 p.a. Only the vicar serves the cure. (fn. 12)

127. [m.27] Little Stanmore (Stanmer Parva)

The church house, t. William Style, 5s p.a.

Memoranda: 127 communicants. Sir John Stile, vicar, receives [blank]. Christopher Tompson, curate, serves the cure.

128. Hillingdon

Rabbes chantry: lands, £5 3s 6d p.a., now occupied by Sir Nicholas Wever, incumbent, 'who enjoys the same as his living'.

Perpetual anniversary or obit: lands and tenements given by Sir William Knyghtoote, £1 3s p.a. Of which, 3s 4d quitrent to Master Burbage; 4d quitrent to the bishop of Westminster; 19s 4d obit including 3d to the poor; total deductions £1 3s. Clear remainder Nil.

Memoranda: 320 communicants. The rectory is impropriated to the bishop of Worcester, who receives £33 6s 8d p.a. The vicar receives £16 p.a.

129. Hornsey (Hornessey)

Obit: one acre of customary land held of the manor of Hornsey and worth 3s 4d p.a. was given. For 5 years the money has been given to the poor and lately spent on the highways.

Church repair and poor relief: a close of 5 acres, 13s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 160 communicants. Sir Richard Ewer, rector, receives £30 p.a. He finds 'but one priest' to serve the cure besides himself.

130. Harefield

Memoranda: 200 communicants. The rector receives £20 p.a. and pays a curate £6 13s 4d p.a.

131. Hampton [on Thames]

Church maintenance and poor relief: the church house and 2½ acres of copyhold land held of the honour of Hampton Court, now t. Thomas Younge, Richard Balden and Roger Belson, 16s p.a.

Lamp: a cow price 12s was bequeathed by John Newman.

Memoranda: 230 communicants. Robert Newman, vicar, receives £10 p.a. and serves the cure himself.

132. Stanwell (fn. 13)

Lamp: 10 acres of land on the East side of the parish church, given for ever and long used for this purpose, t. Philip Hewlet, 10s p.a.

Obit: 2½ acres of land called "Londons Hanysshe" for an obit for the souls of John London, Johan his wife and Robert Moryng, now t. Robert Asteway, 2s 8d p.a.

Memoranda: 240 communicants. The king is rector and receives £30 p.a.

133. [m.27d] Stratford at Bow

Chapel: (fn. 14) King Edward III gave land 10 perches long and 2½ perches broad on the common highway to found a chapel with a churchyard for the maintenance of divine service with sacraments and sacramentals. [Value blank].

Priest and anniversary: lands and tenements bequeathed by Helen Hillarde 'to be continually prayed for', £2 10s p.a. Of which, 4s 4d quitrent to the king. Clear remainder £2 5s 8d p.a.

Priest's wages (fn. 15) and other charges of the chapel: lands and tenements given by divers persons, £13 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 4d to the bishop of London; 2s 6d to the dean of St Paul's; 2s to Sir Ralph Sadler; 1s 10d to Sir Peter Mewtes; £1 4s to the churchwardens of Stepney (Stebunhethe); total deductions £1 10s 8d. Clear remainder £11 16s p.a.

Memoranda: 360 communicants. 'There is no parson but a curate who hath for his salary £8.'

134. St Martin in the Fields

Obit for 20 years: Christian Norrice gave 'the yearly value of 10s'.

Memoranda: 700 communicants. Sir Robert Beaste is vicar. (fn. 16)

Morrow mass priest: £1 6s 8d p.a. was given yearly to the church by Humphrey Coke, 'but detained and witholden by Master Bassell'.

135. Hampstead

Obit: 6s 8d p.a. given by Edward Wesby: 6d for the priest and clerk, and 6s 2d for the poor, 'which sum was delivered unto the churchwardens by Master Lynton'.

Light on the high altar: 2s 4d p.a. kept by one Slanyng by composition with the master and brethren of Eton college.

Obit and poor relief: 10s p.a. distributed by George Kempe every Good Friday: 6s 8d bread to the poor; 5d to the poorest of the parish; 1s 1d to the poorest householders; 1s 10d for an obit; total 10s: under the terms of his mother Margaret Kempe's will, in return for 11 beasts she bequeathed him.

Memoranda: 147 communicants. The bishop of Westminster is rector and receives £10 p.a. 'which he giveth to serve the cure'.

136. St Pancras

Obit: 4 acres of meadow called "Kylborne" croft, given by John Morrant, 16s p.a. Of which, 1s at the obit to the priest and clerk; 15s to the poor 'in recreation'; total deductions 16s. Clear remainder Nil.

Memoranda: 140 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are rectors and receive £13 6s 8d p.a. Sir William Greveson, vicar, receives £9 p.a. and serves the cure without help.

137. Friern Barnet (Frearing Barnet)

Lamp: 4 cows given by John Doggett, John Pratt, William Longe and Thomas Tyrrey for ever: 2 kept by Gilbert Rosse, 1 by John Day and 1 by William Moggyn, paying yearly [blank].

Memoranda: 81 communicants. Sir Thomas Shipsid, vicar, receives £6 p.a.

138. [m.28] Ashford

Lamp: an acre of land in Stanwell parish t. John Bechampe, 1s 4d p.a.

Church maintenance: another acre of land t. John Beauchampe, 1s p.a.

Memoranda: 77 communicants. Sir Roger Griffyn, vicar, receives £8 p.a. and serves the cure himself.

139. St Margaret Westminster

Priest and clerk: £8 p.a. paid by the court of Augmentations from the revenue of the late brotherhood of Ronceval. Of which, £6 13s 4d p.a. to Sir Richard Kylgo, priest; £1 6s 8d p.a. to Henry Elwoode, clerk.

Fraternity of Our Lady: lands, tenements and hereditaments [not detailed], (fn. 17) £55 10s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 2s 2d quitrent to the dean and chapter of Westminster; 2s quitrent to Eton college; 5s quitrent to the Mercers' Company; 1s quitrent to 'the Lady of Oxford'; 8s quitrent to Henry Burton; 1s 8d quitrent to the Merchants of the Staple; £8 to Sir Richard Hall, £8 to Sir John Hickley, £9 to Sir Edward Story, £8 to Sir William Langborne (chaplains of the fraternity); £3 4s 2d obits throughout the year excluding poor relief; £2 15s 8d poor relief at the obits; £1 6s 8d each for the maintenance of 4 poor persons in alms for their lives: Richard Tomlyns, Agnes Wattes, Agnes May and Alice Baker (total £5 6s 8d); £4 for the salary of a conduct; (fn. 18) £2 13s 4d to Robert Wattes beadle of the fraternity for his wages; £1 18s torches, tapers and a lamp; total deductions £54 17s 8d. Clear remainder 12s 8d p.a.

Memoranda: 2,500 communicants. The dean and chapter of Westminster are rectors and receive £26 13s 4d p.a. The cure is served by a curate provided by the rectors, and by the brotherhood priests. Goods, plate and jewels of the fraternity are entered in an inventory with the Surveyor.

140. Hendon

Priest: £8 p.a. from the profits of houses and land bequeathed by Alan Braynt to his wife Joan for his soul for 20 years. (fn. 19)

Obit: 13s 4d p.a. from the profits of a tenement and 3 closes in Hendon bequeathed by Richard Braynt and now t. John Braynt, the money being for priest and poor at the obit.

Memoranda: 400 communicants. The bishop of Westminster is rector [value blank]. 'No priest is found by the parson or vicar, but a curate by the vicar's farmer'.

141. [m.28d] Sunbury (Sondebury)

Church repair:* lands including Halford Field, the profits of which are used to repair the church, 1s 6d p.a. Of which, 10d to the king; 4d to ... ; total deductions 1s 2d. Clear remainder 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 174 communicants. The dean of St Paul's is rector and receives £13 6s 8d p.a. [Blank], vicar, receives £13 6s 8d and finds no other priest to serve the cure.

142. Pinner

Obit: a tenement in Harrow, given by William Streate, now t. John Wokes of Aldenham, 12s p.a. Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to John Clercke. Clear remainder 10s 8d p.a.

Unknown purpose: 2 tenements in Pinner churchyard, now t. William Tompson and Isabell [blank]: 8s p.a. Of which, 10d quitrent to William Newman. Clear remainder 7s 2d p.a.

Memoranda: 300 communicants. The rector receives £18 p.a. and the vicar £13 6s 8d, and the vicar finds a curate to serve the cure.

143. Chiswick (Ceswicke)

Poor relief: 2 small tenements and 2 acres of land belonging thereto, t. Edward Kyng and Hugh Edwyn, 13s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 4d quitrent to the dean and chapter of St Paul's. Clear remainder 11s 4d p.a.

Poor relief: a cow given by John Morecocke, and kept by [blank], 2s p.a.

Memoranda: 120 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are rectors and receive £40 p.a. William Wharton, vicar, receives £10 p.a.

144. Teddington (Tuttington)

Obit: 'three half acres' of arable land and 1 rood of meadow, given by William Gose and now t. Henry Bundell, 5s 6d p.a. Of which, 5d quitrent to the manor of Gayles. Clear remainder 5s 1d p.a.

Church repair: 'three half acres' of arable land, given by William Wocetor and now t. Robert Chirte, 1s 6d p.a.

Obit: 7s 8d p.a. rent out of the land called Gayles, given by John Wyther and now t. Hugh Mannyng.

Memoranda: 72 communicants. The rectory and vicarage are impropriate to the king, and now let to George Gates at £7 6s 8d p.a. Only one priest serves the cure.

145. Isleworth

Obit: a tenement in Hounslow, given by Edmund Askewe and now t. Robert Grene, £2 p.a. Of which, 6s 8d at the obit for the choir and the poor. Clear remainder £1 13s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 400 communicants. The rector receives £35 p.a. and the vicar £18 p.a.

146. [m.29] Norwood

Church lands: now t. William Thomas, £1 p.a. Of which, 4s 8d quitrent.

Clear remainder 15s 4d p.a.

Lamp: 4 acres of land are held by Henry Harwode to maintain a lamp, which he has done for 6 years but now denies, 4s 6d p.a.

Obit and lights: 12 acres of customary land given by Alice Hyat to William Twrnor for this purpose, 12s p.a.

Obit: copyhold lands called Hill House given by Robert Cheseman; 12 poor women to be given £1 2s at the obit; if the lands do not yield enough the balance is to be met from Henry Cartor's land within 6 days of Hallowmass, or the churchwardens to distrain, £1 2s p.a.

Memoranda: 140 communicants. Dr Worham, rector, receives £30 p.a. Sir Ralph Wakefelde, vicar, receives £20 p.a.

147. Harmondsworth (Harmanworth)

Memoranda: 245 communicants. Sir Richard Kyte, vicar, receives £12 p.a. and serves the cure himself.

148. St Giles in the Fields

Memoranda: 305 communicants. Sir William Rowlandson, vicar, receives £8 p.a. and serves the cure himself.

149. Cranford (Craneforde)

Repair of the church: 3 acres of arable land, now t. churchwardens, 5s p.a. Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to Lord Windsor; 4d quitrent to John Coke; total deductions 1s 8d. Clear remainder 3s 4d p.a.

Maintenance of the church: 4 sheep and 2 lambs kept by the wardens, worth 10s.

Memorandum: 60 communicants.

150. Cowley

Memoranda: 36 communicants. Sir Adrian Carowe, rector, receives £11 p.a.

151. Hackney

Chaplain for the fraternity of the Holy Trinity and St Mary the Virgin: a tenement in St Nicholas Shambles, London, bequeathed by Sir Bartholomew James, kt., for his soul for ever, and now t. Robert Egleston, butcher, £8 p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Richard Bucklerst, incumbent. (fn. 20) Clear remainder £1 6s 8d p.a.

Obit: 1½ acres of land in Hackney Marsh, t. Christopher Pate, given by John Godyng, 5s p.a. Of which, 3s 4d obit. Clear remainder 1s 8d p.a.

Obit: 3 acres of land in "Southemylfelde" in the parish, given by John Warryn and now t. Thomas Chatcher, 7s 4d p.a. Of which, 4s obit. Clear remainder 3s 4d p.a.

[m.29d] Two obits: 7 acres of land at "Pawrnehill", given by Thomas Clifforde for his soul, now t. John Roberts, £1 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 6s 8d obits. Clear remainder Nil.

Obit: a field of 3½ acres called "Welfelde", in Hackney, given by Robert Lawrence for his soul and now t. Katherine Axe and Richard [blank], 18s p.a. Of which, 8s obit. Clear remainder 10s p.a.

Obit: William Lowthe bequeathed to Robert Latham, goldsmith, money to purchase lands from which Latham maintains the obit, with 6s 8d to the poor: £1 6s 8d p.a.

Lazar house with 1½ acres of arable land: 10s p.a.

Lamp: 2 acres of customary land in Hackney Marsh, t. John Nonne, 8s p.a. Of which, 1s 4d to the bishop of London. Clear remainder 6s 8d p.a.

Church repair: a copyhold cottage and garden in [blank], t. Richard Rippyn, 13s (fn. 21) p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to the king; 4d quitrent to the bishop of London; total deductions 1s 4d. Clear remainder 11s 8d p.a.

Ornaments and church repair: 3 roods of customary lands t. Johan Maxfelde; ½ acre t. Johan Hude; 1 rood t. Mistress Lymsay; 1 rood t. Robert Rowe: total 7s p.a. Of which, 1s 2d quitrent to the bishop of London. Clear remainder 5s 10d p.a.

Church house built by the parishioners: 'that they might meet together and common of matters as well for the king's business as for the church and parish', worth £1 p.a. to let.

Memoranda: 600 communicants. Master John Spendlowe, rector, receives £21 p.a. [Blank] Moreton, vicar, receives £20 p.a.

152. St Clement Danes

Morrow mass priest and 5d poor relief in honour of the Five Wounds: 3 tenements in the parish, leased by Thomas Newburghe to William Beckingham by indenture 5 November 1488 for 80 years. Beckingham bequeathed the tenements to his wife Alice for life, and after her death to the parish church, £4 p.a. Of which, 3s 4d quitrent to the king; £1 16s 8d to Newburghe's heirs; 5d to the poor; £1 19s 7d to the morrow mass priest; (fn. 22) total deductions £4. Clear remainder Nil.

Morrow mass priest: 2 tenements built by Roger Bowle, a former priest of the church, on a void piece of ground adjoining the churchyard, given by King Henry VI to maintain a lamp in return for 2s p.a. for all suits. The tenements are now let for £4 13s 4d p.a. The church has a further 2 tenements of the yearly rent of £1 6s 8d, also given to the morrow mass priest. Of which, 2s quitrent to the king; 4s each to 9 poor people (total £1 16s); total deductions £1 18s p.a. Clear remainder £4 2s p.a.

Parish rooms: a room in the churchyard, built at the parishioners' expense, with under-rooms, let to the poor rent-free, 'where the parishioners do assemble'.

Memoranda: 1,400 communicants. Sir John Rixman, rector, receives £31 p.a. and 'serveth the cure with his curate only'.

153. [m.30] Hounslow

No lands are given for any 'priest, obit, lamp or any such like thing'.

Chapel: in the parish, adjoining the late friary, having no lands, maintained by the parishioners of Heston (Heyston) and Isleworth.

Almshouse: where poor and sick people are maintained by the inhabitants of the town who pay yearly 'to the lord thereof' 4d. (fn. 23)

154. Kensington

Church house: now occupied by the poor 'of the sufferance of the parishioners'.

Memoranda: 100 communicants. The king is rector and patron. Sir John Pateson, vicar, receives £18 6s 8d p.a. and serves the cure himself.

155. St Mary Matfelon

Obit for the soul of John Ball and others: 10s p.a. rent from tenements in the parish bequeathed to the church, t. Martin Cowley and his wife.

Obit: 6s 8d p.a. is spent by Thomas Casse, 'but out of what lands it is not certified'.

Prayers: lands and tenements given by the abbot and convent of St Osyth's for a term of years still to run, 'to be prayed for by the curate or parson', £6 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d rent to one [blank] Glasto 'for that he hath purchased the same lands as it is said'. Clear remainder £5 9s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 670 communicants. Sir Edward Artwycke, rector, receives £31 17s 4d p.a. and serves the cure himself without finding any other.

156. Ealing (Yellinge)

Obit or anniversary: 4 acres of free land, t. John Pynner, bequeathed by William Turnor, sometime vicar, for his soul for ever, 6s p.a. Of which, 3s obit including 1s 3d to the poor; 5d quitrent to Mr Spilman; 6d quitrent to Mr Annsam; total deductions 3s 11d. Clear remainder 2s 1d p.a.

Obit: a customary cottage with a garden and 5½ acres, and an orchard called "Cockes Hawe", t. John Pynner, given by Sir Thomas Cowrtes for his and other souls, 17s 3d p.a. Of which, 2s obit; 4s to the bishop of London; 4d quitrent to the heirs of Clavell; total deductions 6s 4d. Clear remainder 10s 11d p.a.

Lamp: an acre of arable land in "Braynforde" field, t. Richard Edlyn, given by one Nedlar for ever, 1s 8d p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to the bishop of London. Clear remainder 8d p.a.

Obit: 14s p.a. rent from a cottage, a curtilage and 5 acres of land in West Ealing, t. William Nelder who maintains the same 'according to the will and tenor of a copy to him made and granted by William Nedlar his father'. Of which, 6s 8d obit, including 5s to the poor; 1s 2d quitrent to the bishop of London; total deductions 7s 10d. Clear remainder 6s 2d p.a.

Memoranda: 360 communicants. Doctor Baughe, rector, receives £22 p.a. Sir William Haywarde, vicar, receives £13 6s 8d p.a. and serves the cure himself.

Church house: given by Master Frowycke 'to keep a drinking' for the relief of the poor.

Obit: kept by Richard Aylworthe, but for whom or from what lands is not certified.

Obit: William Ingram gave to Simon Coke certain cottages in order that Coke should maintain an obit for his soul spending 4s p.a. Coke has since sold the cottages to Richard Ingram, and for the past 2 years no obit has been kept.

157. [m.30d] Finchley

Priest: £2 p.a. rent from a [tenement and two crofts] (fn. 24) in the parish t. widow Lyster, with which Thomas Samy by his will enfeoffed various persons to find a priest for his soul for ever, 'if the king's Majesty's laws will suffer it', (fn. 25) or else his executors to sell it. Of which, 5½d quitrent to the bishop of London; 10d quitrent to "Billesworthe Place"; total deductions 1s 3½d. Clear remainder £1 18s 8½d p.a.

Repair of ornaments, mending of highways, and poor relief: £1 6s 8d p.a. rent from a croft in the parish with a house built on it, t. John Moncke senior, and a mease and garden, t. John Peter, with which Robert Warren enfeoffed various persons. Of which, Nil [sic] in quitrent to "Billesworthe Place"; 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions 6s 8d. Clear remainder £1 p.a. Purpose unknown: 13s 4d p.a. rent from 4 crofts of land and meadow in the parish, called "Poyntelles", t. John Whitt, with which Thomas Samy enfeoffed various persons. Of which, 4s 4d quitrent to the bishop of London; 9s to the poor; total deductions 13s 4d. Clear remainder Nil.

Church house: built by the rector, churchwardens and parishioners at their own expense for their 'common assembly as well for matters of the king's as for the church and parish', let to John Slatter at will, 'permitting the said churchwardens notwithstanding to have their liberty of incoming into the same at all convenient times'.

Memoranda: 280 communicants. Sir John Spendlow, rector, receives £20 p.a. and serves the cure himself without help.

158. Hanwell

Purpose unspecified: a messuage and 'half a yardland customary', in the parish, and 8 acres of 'land of lords lands', t. John Wayland, given by one Hopkyns, £1 p.a. Of which, 7s 8d quitrent to the bishop of Westminster. Clear remainder 12s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 53 communicants. Sir Thomas Cheney, rector, receives £20 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.

159. St Mary le Strand (Our Lady of Stronde)

Priest to sing for ever: a tenement or brewhouse called the "Flowre de Luyce", with 5 tenements belonging thereto, t. widow of John Henbury, bequeathed by James Atkinson who held a lease of the premises from the Duchy of Lancaster for a term of years not specified, £5 p.a. Of which, £2 quitrent to the king; £3 for part of the salary of Sir Anthony Torky singing for the said James; total deductions £5. Clear remainder Nil.

Memorandum: 'The parish church of Strand aforesaid before the dissolu tion of the same church (fn. 26) had belonging to it of houseling people 280, and that by the same dissolution there is neither vicar nor curate.'

160. St Marylebone

No lands etc.

Memoranda: 66 communicants. The king is rector and finds a priest to serve the cure.

161. Acton

No lands etc.

Memoranda: 158 communicants. Sir Hugh Twrnebull, rector, receives £14 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.

162. [m.31] Harrow on the Hill

Lady mass priest: a messuage and 101½ acres of land, 5½ acres of meadow and 4s 4¼d rent given by William de Bosco, DD, to Thomas Akyng, chaplain of the said parish, and his successors as chaplains for his soul, £9 16s 5d p.a. Of which, 10s 5d quitrents to divers persons; £9 6s to Sir Thomas Parker 'now serving according to the foundation'; total deductions £9 16s 5d. Clear remainder Nil.

Augmenting and furniture of divine service: 10 acres of wheat, 2 oxen, 2 cows and a horse given by the same William de Bosco.

Lamp and poor relief: a close called "Danyelles", t. Robert Edlyn, given by Henry Parson, £1 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 8d quitrent to Richard Redyng; £1 to the poor; total deductions £1 2s 8d. Clear remainder Nil.

Obit: a croft called "Hamoundes", given by the same Henry Parson for ever and now t. John Soles, 8s p.a. Of which, 4d quitrent to John Parson. Clear remainder 7s 8d p.a.

Obit: a piece of land, t. Thomas Bugbord, given by Agnes Agernehill, 8s p.a. Of which, 7d quitrent to Richard Redyng. Clear remainder 7s 5d p.a.

Memorandum: 'Within the said parish of Harrow is a free chapel called Tockington (Toddyngton) chapel, distant 2½ miles from the said church, whereunto belongeth certain lands and tenements and the same chapel; by whom, how long time past, or to what use it was founded, the said parson and churchwardens know not, but time out of man's mind hath been belonging, and as a member taken, of the said parish church of Harrow until about 2 years past one John Fynche entered and ever since occupied the same by the grant of one William Leighton that affirmeth he hath purchased it (fn. 27) so that they meddle not with it, which chapel with the lands thereof is worth yearly £6.'

Memoranda: 1,000 communicants. Sir Edward North, kt., is rector. Arthur Leighton, vicar, receives £33 12s 8d p.a. and finds 2 priests to serve the cure.

163. Tottenham

Paschal light and poor relief: 2 tenements and 6 acres of ground, t. Thomas Miles and John Hamond, bequeathed by William Cowrteman, £2 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 3s 4d quitrent; the remainder to the poor, £2 3s 4d; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder Nil.

Priest: (fn. 28) cows given by various people, now kept by the following: William Cordall 1; Richard Tompson 4; William Morres 3; Peter Oldes 2; Master Phesaunt 1; William Payle 1; Richard Clerke 1; John Petcher 1; John Jones 1; Thomas Come 1; William Harberd 1; Thomas Miles 1; Robert Bird 1; Richard Colfoxe 2; Robert Jeffreyson 1; John Cayser 2; William Pakyngton 1; William Bone 2; Thomas Petcher 1; John Edrige 2; Richard Dorman 1; John Oldes 1; Thomas Braknocke 1. Total 33 cows at 2s per cow £3 6s p.a.

Memoranda: 356 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are rectors 'and letten out by year for £19. Sir John Archer is vicar there whose living yearly there is unknown.'

164. [Stoke] Newington

Purposes and donors not specified: 3 acres of land and an acre of wood.

Memoranda: 100 communicants. James Clyve, rector, receives £20 p.a.

165. Hayes

Maintenance of church: 2½ acres of land; unknown by whom given.

Lamp: ½ acre of land, t. John Nicholles, 8d p.a. Of which, 2½d quitrent to Sir Edward Northe, kt. Clear remainder 5½d p.a.

Lamp:* 2 acres of land in Hayes lately sold to ..., t. Nicholas ..., but nothing paid for the past 3 years.

Memoranda: 260 communicants. The rectory is worth [blank] and the vicarage £20 p.a.

166. [Number not used]

167. [m.31d] Hanworth*

Church house:* used for assembly.

Memoranda: [blank] communicants. Sir William Harbart, rector, receives £10 p.a.

168. Fulham

Church repairs: 2 acres of land, t. churchwardens, rented at 13s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 444 communicants. Dr Haynes, (fn. 29) rector, receives £26 p.a. Master Smyth, vicar, receives £10 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.

169. Stepney (Stebunheth)

Prayers: a tenement in Freby Street, Limehouse, in the parish, given by Thomas Brett to be prayed for for ever, now t. John Phellipes, £1 13s 4d p.a. Memoranda: 1,360 communicants. Sir Gabriel Donne, rector, receives £50 p.a. Sir Henry More, vicar, receives £33 6s 8d p.a.

170. Chelsea (Chelsey)

No lands etc. for these purposes.

Memoranda: 75 communicants. Sir Robert Richardson, vicar, receives £13 6s 8d p.a.

171. Edgware

Lamp: a close containing 1 acre of ground and wood, 1s 8d p.a.

Memoranda: 120 communicants. Henry Page, rector, receives £9 p.a. and finds a priest to 'keep the cure'.

172. Great Stanmore (Stanmer Magn')

Parish clerk: 8 acres of arable land, £1 p.a.

Memoranda: 130 communicants. Alfonsus Deselinus, rector, receives £10 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.

173. Edmonton

Two chantry priests, light and obit: £13 6s 8d p.a. salary is paid to the 2 chantry priests (fn. 30) by the Chamber of the city of London which also pays them 13s 4d 'to keep a light in a lamp', and 13s 4d to maintain an 'obit which is dealt to the poor'. The vicar receives from the Chamber 6s 8d to oversee the obit.

Property of the chantry: a chantry priests' house where they dwell, 13s 4d p.a. A house with a back side, let to John Sadeler of London, 10s p.a. A 4 acre field let to [blank] Ogle, widow, 10s p.a. A cottage with an orchard, 6 acres of ground and ½ acre of meadow in the common marsh of Edmonton (Edelmenton), let to Richard Askewe, merchant, £1 3s 4d p.a. An orchard lying behind the barn of John Sadler, merchant, 3s 4d p.a. Of which, 2s 8d is paid to the churchwardens for the repair of the church. Clear remainder £2 17s 4d p.a.

Church repair: 2s 8d is paid by the chantry priests. (fn. 31) There are also 3 shops built in the churchyard by the churchwardens with the help of the parishioners, and let for 6s p.a.; and a croft of 1 acre let for 6s p.a. Of which, 3s 'to the parson or his deputy'. Clear remainder Nil.

[m.32] Memoranda: 600 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are rectors and receive £20 p.a. Sir Andrew Powes, vicar, receives £18 p.a. and is resident.

174. Feltham

No lands for these purposes.

Memoranda: 85 communicants. Sir Thomas Cotton, rector, receives £11 p.a. Sir Richard Penmentory, vicar, receives £8 p.a.

175. Paddington

Purpose unspecified: lands and tenements, 8s p.a. Of which, 2s 4d to the poor. Clear remainder 5s 8d p.a.

Memoranda: 74 communicants. The king is rector.

176. Harlington

Church repair: 'the church half acre', value unknown.

Lamp: an acre called "Chylde lande", value unknown.

Purpose unknown: "St Nicholas half acre", value unknown.

Lamp: ½ acre called "Pluckyngtons landes", value unknown.

Light: a rood of land called "Taylors lande", value unknown.

Memoranda: 91 communicants. Sir Hugh Glasyer, rector, receives £24 p.a. and keeps a curate to serve the cure.

177. Laleham

No lands for these purposes.

Memoranda: 180 communicants. Sir John Myllest, vicar, receives £8 p.a.

178. Kingsbury

Obit: church lands given by John Edward, £1 p.a., distributed yearly among the poor in meat, drink and money.

Obit: 8 cows given by Alice Cowper, 10s p.a. to be given to the poor.

Church house: a little close called "Hill Felde", given by John Edwardes 'to make a church house', 8s p.a.

Memoranda: 98 communicants. The dean of St Paul's is rector and receives £12 6s 8d p.a.

179. Great Greenford (Greneford the More)

Five lights before the image of the Trinity and Our Lady: 2 acres of arable land, t. John Lancton, given by Henry Collyn, 1s 4d; (fn. 32) and ½ acre of meadow, t. Robert Colley, 1s 8d; (fn. 3200) total 3s p.a.

Quitrent: 1s 6d p.a. paid by John Milles.

Quitrent: 'Out of the lands of William Herne there ought to be paid the said parish church yearly' 6d.

Purpose and value unspecified: 'Sir Thomas Wedger, sometime parson there, gave unto the said church out of Thomas Hilles lands', now t. Simon Baranger, [blank].

Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Henry Thornton, rector, receives £20 p.a.

180. Ruislip (Rueslyppe)

No lands for these purposes.

Memoranda: 480 communicants. The rectory is impropriate to the king's college of Windsor, £18 p.a. 'One Whithorne', (fn. 33) vicar, receives £8 p.a.

181. Willesden (Wyllesden)

Obit: a tenement called "Champnes", £1 10s p.a. Of which, 2s 6d quitrent to the lordship of "Bondes"; 3d quitrent to the lordship of "Brandes"; 6d obit; total deductions 3s 3d p.a. Clear remainder £1 6s 9d p.a.

[m.32d] Masses and a light and lamp: 5s 8d p.a. rent from a meadow called Long Mead and other ground. Of which, 4s 3d masses; 1s bread and ale among the poor; 7d light 'or lamp'; 4d to the churchwardens; total deductions 6s 8d p.a. Clear remainder Nil.

A tenement in the churchyard: 16s 8d p.a. 'wherein Thomas Cockes dwelleth'.

Obit: a house with a garden plot given by Sir Thomas Pollett to John Pollett to keep the obit for his soul, 'and also for the maintenance of a sheep or wether and a calf and as much bread and drink as may be thought convenient to eat the same, and the same to be eaten and distributed to and among the poorest of the same parish only on the day of the obit to be kept', 6s 8d p.a.

Memoranda: 240 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are rectors and receive £14 p.a. Sir John Bushope, vicar, receives £14 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.

182. [West] Drayton

No lands for these purposes.

Memoranda: 130 communicants. Sir John Hurst, rector, receives £8 13s 4d p.a. and serves the cure himself.

183. Ickenham (Ikenhame)

No lands for these purposes.

Memoranda: 80 communicants. Sir John Dyar, rector, receives £13 6s 8d p.a. and serves the cure himself.

184. Littleton

Chantry priest: £3 6s 8d p.a. from the court of Augmentations from the revenues of Chertsey abbey, to "Sir Phelipe Lymard, (fn. 34) a Frencheman", chantry priest.

Property of the chantry: a house, an orchard, a little croft or close containing a yardland, 7½ acres of arable land, 2 half acres of meadow and a yard, let by the chantry priest to John Taylor for £1 p.a.; 2s 2½d p.a. quitrents received by him: from Dame Blanche Wochan 9½d, from Richard Pennyson 1s and from John Sheperton 5d. Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to the manor of Laleham. Clear remainder £1 0s 10½d p.a. Also a tenement with a close containing an acre of ground, 14 acres of arable land and 3½ acres of meadow, which the chantry priest has for a term of years still to run, and lets at £1 18s 11d p.a. Of which, 12s 11d to Dame Blanche Vochan. Clear remainder £1 6s p.a.

Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Edmund Pyerson, rector, receives £14 p.a.

185. Enfield

Obit: a tenement, t. Robert Foster, bequeathed by Walter Forde, 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit; 1s 8d quitrent to Robert Decro, grocer; total deductions 3s 9d. Clear remainder 9s 7d p.a.

Obit: a tenement, t. William Myller, given by one Rotheham, 10s p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit; 2d quitrent to William Honnesdon; total deductions 2s 3d. Clear remainder 7s 9d p.a.

Obit: 2 acres of meadow, t. John Woodeham, given by Thomas Aylworthe, 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit. Clear remainder 4s 7d p.a.

Obit: 2 crofts and an acre of land, t. William Wilson, given by Hugh Forde, 4s p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit. Clear remainder 1s 11d p.a.

Brotherhood priest: a close and 3 acres of ground, t. Roger Gardener, given by John Forde, 11s p.a. Of which, 2s 6d quitrent to the king. Clear remainder 8s 6d p.a.

[m.33] Maintenance of the same priest and obit: a tenement, t. Johan Bennet, given by Maud Hamond, 7s p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to Sir Thomas Wroith; 3s 4d obit; total deductions 4s 4d. Clear remainder 2s 8d p.a.

Light before the Lady altar: 3½ acres of meadow, t. Robert Stryngfelow, given by Walter Baldewyn, 5s p.a.

Brotherhood priest: 3 messuages, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 50 acres of wood and 200 acres of marsh, in the towns of South Benfleet, Hadleigh and Thundersley, Essex, now t. one Jeffray, £10 p.a. Of which, £7 salary to Sir John Bridgeman. (fn. 35) Clear remainder £3 p.a.

Memoranda: 1,000 communicants. Sir Robert Stringfelowe, vicar, receives £26 p.a. and finds a curate to help serve the cure.

186. Northall

Lamp before the high altar: 1½ acres of land in the common field, now t. William Sheppard and William Harte, 1s 4d p.a.

Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Ralph Standysche, rector, receives £26 p.a. and finds a curate.

187. Heston

Obit: a messuage or tenement called North Hyde and 55½ acres of land, pasture and wood in Heston and Norwood, Middlesex, t. Walter Cole of Heston who holds them by indenture from Alice Danby of London, widow, on condition of maintaining the obit for her soul and others. Rent unknown. (fn. 36) Of which, 2s 4d 'in expenses at the obit, viz. amongst the parishioners there as much as may be made of 3 bushels of wheat and as much ale as can be made of 4 bushels of malt; in cheese 1s; to the choir according to the use and custom there; and to the 2 churchwardens 8d'.

Easter wafers: 14 acres of land 'given out of Groves Place' for the vicar to distribute to the parishioners as many wafers as can be made of 4 bushels of wheat, at Easter 'after they have taken their rights, and for default of so doing then the said land to remain to the said Grove Place', £1 p.a.

Rood light and church repair: one acre for a rood light: 1s 4d, (fn. 37) and 3 roods of land for repair: 11d, (fn. 3700) 2s 3d p.a. Of which, 7d quitrent. Clear remainder 1s 11d p.a.

Purpose unspecified: an acre of land called Godfrey acre, t. Henry Cole, [value blank]. Of which, 2s to the poor on Good Friday, with 4d to the churchwardens. Clear remainder [blank].

Memoranda: 363 communicants. The king is rector and receives £24 p.a. [Blank] (fn. 38) Whitt, vicar, receives £16 p.a.

188. Twickenham

Obit: lands owned by the master and fellows of the college of St Giles, Norwich, £1 p.a. Of which, £1 is spent. Clear remainder Nil.

Obit:* 6 acres of land, t. Robert Sandwell, held by Isabel Walker to keep the obit, 8s p.a. Of which, ... obit. Clear remainder ...

Obit for the soul of George (?Hene):* kept by his executor, William Whitt, ... . (fn. 39)

Church lands: at a yearly rent of 7s 4d.

Lady light:* an acre and 3 roods of land, held by Thomas Whitt, the acre at (?"Heygate") and the 3 roods at (?"Stakton"), 1s 9d p.a. Of which, 10d quitrent. Clear remainder 11d p.a.

Memoranda: 210 communicants. Sir Thomas (fn. 40) Stonard, rector, receives £11 p.a.

189. [m.33d] [Acton: An exact duplicate of 161. The remainder of this membrane blank.]

190. [m.34] The late College of St Stephen Westminster

[i] Spiritualities

London and Middlesex: £5 p.a. pension from the court of Augmentations paid by Master Spylman (fn. 41) for an obit for king Henry VIII.

Huntingdonshire: the rectory of Fen Stanton and its tithes, given by Thomas, earl of Nottingham, £26 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 4d quitrent to the Lord Berkeley; £1 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions £1 7s. Clear remainder £25 6s 4d p.a.

Norfolk: the rectory of Gayton with its tithes, £13 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £3 6s 8d quitrent to the king; £1 6s 8d pension to the vicar; total deductions £4 13s 4d. Clear remainder £8 13s 4d p.a.

Buckinghamshire: the rectory of Bledlow with its tithes ("thenthes"), £20 5s 4d p.a. and "lands late Hitchecockes" belonging to the same, £1; total £21 5s 4d p.a. Of which, 7s quitrent to the provost of Eton; £2 pension to the bishop of Lincoln; 13s 4d to the archdeacon of Bucks; £5 pension to the vicar; 5s to the poor; total deductions £8 5s 4d. Clear remainder £13 p.a.

Yorkshire: the rents of 5 rectories, (fn. 42) including £4 10s for a mill, total £188 10s p.a. Of which, £3 to Sir John Constable, receiver; 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions £3 6s 8d. Clear remainder £185 3s 4d p.a.

Dorset: the rectory of Frampton, including £1 for the chapel of St Laurence, total £25 p.a. Of which, £3 9s 9d pension to the vicar. Clear remainder £21 10s 3d p.a.

[ii] Temporalities

London and Middlesex: 3 farms, £220 17s 2d p.a. Of which, £3 6s 8d pension to the dean and chapter; 1s 1d quitrent to the dean; £1 quitrent to the Master of the Rolls; 6d quitrent to the warden of the Fleet; £16 16s 8d fees, as follows: £8 10s to the auditor, £7 collector, 13s 4d bailiff of the liberty, 13s 4d steward, £3 13s 4d fees of divers counsellors in the law retained by the college; total deductions £24 19s 1d [sic]. Clear remainder £195 18s 1d p.a.

Surrey: farms, assize rents and other rents, £9 4s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s 8d quitrent to the archdeacon of Canterbury. Clear remainder £8 18s p.a.

Norfolk: rents, farms and profits of woods, £26 10s p.a. Of which, 6s 8d bailiff's fee. Clear remainder £26 3s 4d p.a.

Hampshire: farm of the manor of Winchfield, £22 12s p.a. Of which, 13s 4d steward's fee. Clear remainder £21 18s 8d p.a.

Yorkshire: farm within the city of York, received from the sheriffs there, £30 p.a.

Dorset: rents and farms of the manor of Frampton in divers towns, hamlets and parishes, with the profits of courts, £92 13s 11d p.a. Of which, £2 head steward's fee; 16s 8d understeward's fee; £1 bailiff's fee; 11s 6d stewards' expenses; total deductions £4 8s 2d. Clear remainder £88 5s p.a.

Assize rents in Bincombe and profits of courts, £18 6s 1d p.a. Of which, 4s 3½d steward's fee. Clear remainder £18 1s 9½d p.a.

Assize rents in Winterborne, (fn. 43) £10 p.a.

Assize rents and farm of the manor of Burton with profits of courts, £50 11s 11d p.a. Of which, 4s 3d steward's fee. Clear remainder £50 6s 8d p.a.

[iii] [m.34d] Kent, Sussex, Essex and Hertfordshire: Assize rents of the manor of [Elham] (fn. 44) with farm of demesne lands, wood sales and profits of courts, £87 13s 1d p.a. Of which, £5 bailiff's fee; 6s 10½d steward's expenses; total deductions £5 6s 10½d. Clear remainder £82 6s 2½d p.a.

Rents and farms of Ashford (Esschetisforde) and divers towns, hamlets and parishes, with wood sales and profits of courts, £96 16s 3d p.a. Of which, 1s 6½d quitrent to the manor of Brabourne; £1 castle ward; (fn. 45) £1 to the earl of Arundel for his manor of Postling; 14s 10d to the dean and chapter of Canterbury; 4s 2½d to the king for his manor of [blank]; (fn. 46) £2 11s 2½d to the king for his manor of [blank]; (fn. 47) total £5 11s 9½d; also £6 13s 4d bailiff's fee; £2 head steward's fee; 3s 4d understeward's fee; 9s 4¾d understeward's expenses at courts; total £9 6s 0¾d; grand total of deductions £14 17s 10¼d. Clear remainder £81 18s 5¾d [sic] p.a.

Rents and farms of the manor of Queen Court and Painters, with demesne lands, rent of a watermill, wood sales and profits of courts, £51 3s 1½d p.a. Of which, 10s to Sir Roger Nicholas 'for a quiet of the manor' of Painters; £3 6s 8d bailiff's fee; 4s 8d steward's expenses; total deductions £4 1s 4d. Clear remainder £47 1s 9½d p.a.

Farm of the manor of North Court with demesne lands and wood sales, £16 3s 4d p.a. Of which, £2 5s 8¼d castle ward. Clear remainder £13 17s 7¾d p.a.

Assize rents of Meres Court in divers parishes and hamlets; farm of the manor of Meres Court and Bredhurst with demesnes and wood sales, £24 11s 10d p.a. Of which, £2 to the bailiff and receiver. Clear remainder £21 11s 10d p.a.

Farm of lands and marshes in Iwade called Binwall Marsh, £8 p.a. Of which, 8s 3½d quitrent to John Norton; 1s 6d to Thomas Grovehurst; 1s to John Clerke; total deductions 10s 9½d. Clear remainder £7 9s 2½d p.a. Farm of lands in Halstow 'late Stephen Bulles', £3 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 8s quitrent to John Norton; 2s 3¼d quitrent to the king; total deductions 10s 3¼d. Clear remainder £2 16s 4¾d p.a.

Assize rents of the manor of Witchling (Whitcheling), farm of demesne, wood sales, £12 2s 3½d p.a. Of which, 6d to the sheriff of Kent for blanch rent; £1 6s 1½d castle ward; (fn. 48) total deductions £1 6s 7½d. Clear remainder £10 15s 8d p.a.

[Sussex]: Farm of the manor of Cooden (Codyng) (fn. 49) and demesne, £19 p.a.

[Essex and Hertfordshire]: Fee farms in the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire received from the sheriffs, £2 10s p.a.

[iv] Total of all the possessions, 'the deductions not reprised', £1,080 19s 1¾d p.a. Of which, £105 16s 6d [sic] portion, or stipend, to Dr Chamber, dean, viz: £66 13s 4d for the deanery, £2 for his prebend, £4 18s 2d obits, £18 for his "resydeny", £14 for his dividend; £415 8s 8d to 11 canons (fn. 50) 'at £37 15s 4d the man by year in such profits as is aforesaid'; £125 16s 2¾d [sic] to 11 vicars (fn. 51) at £13 16s 0¼d each in all profits; £29 13s 4d to '4 chantry priests (fn. 52) chaplains' at £7 8s 4d each; £36 17s 1d to 4 lay clerks, viz: £11 2s 7¼d to Robert Lawney, £7 15s 11¼d to William Pampyon, £8 2s 7¼d to John Fuller, £9 15s 11¼d to Thomas Wallyes; £28 15s 9d to 7 choristers (fn. 53) according to the foundation at £4 2s 3d each; £13 3s 4d verger's fee (fn. 54) according to the foundation; £4 1s 6d sub-sexton's fee (fn. 55) by patent; £4 9s 8d wages and stipend of the clock-keeper, (fn. 56) including 9s 8d for obits; £13 10s spent as follows: £7 10s steward, £5 treasurer, £1 each to the dean and 2 canons auditors; £20 8s 2d tenths to the king. Total deductions £798 0s 2¾d. Clear remainder £282 18s 11d p.a.

[v] [m.35] Lands given by John Chamber, late dean of the college, for 8 poor people:

Middlesex: farm of rents in Staines, £16 p.a. Of which, £1 9s 6d quitrent to the king; 8d to Corpus Christi college, Oxford; total deductions £1 10s 2d. Clear remainder £14 9s 10d p.a.

Surrey: farm of the manor of Hall Place and High Graveney, £21 p.a.

Norfolk: farm of the manor of Setchey (Seche in Southe Lyn) £24, and of a tenement in Wiggenhall £3, total £27 p.a. Of which, 1s 6½d quitrent to the king; 10½d quitrent to the Lord of Oxford; 1s quitrent to the Lady Clifforde; total deductions 3s 5d. Clear remainder £26 16s 7d p.a.

Total lands, reprises not deducted: £64 p.a. Reprises £1 13s 7d. Clear remainder £62 6s 5d p.a.

Payments to 8 poor bedesmen, besides their house-room: £5 6s p.a. each to Robert Derker, Robert Wheler, Nicholas Nelson, John Massy, William Turkyngton, John Shawe, John Kithe, Margaret Charleton as follows: 1s 8d [each] per week (£3 18s p.a.); 3½ yards of cloth for livery at 4s per yard, 14s; 8 yards of cotton for lining, 5s 4d; and 'for the making thereof', 2s; wood and coal, 6s 8d; grand total £42 8s p.a.

Payments to officers: 6s 8d to Robert Derker for keeping the gate of the almshouses; £1 6s 8d to the treasurer for his pains; £7 to Master Reper for his annuity by patent; total £8 13s 4d p.a. Grand total for payments to bedesmen and officers £51 1s 4d. Clear remainder £8 5s 1d [sic] p.a.

Site Of The College And Other Buildings

The church, cloister and other buildings and lodgings are valued at £25 p.a. as appears in a particular survey made by Philip Lentall. The lodgings in Cannon Row, including 13s 4d for a counting house, also valued by Lentall, £35 6s 8d p.a.

190a. Total Value Of Lands In Middlesex: £1,414 9s 5½d.

Total number of communicants: 22,079.

[Signed] Roger Cholmeley; Nich Har; John Godsalve; Wymound Carew; Ric Goodrick; Richard Morysone; Hugh Losse.

[190b.] [m.35d] Totals for London and Middlesex

Jewels, ornaments, vestments etc.

London: plate 1,675¾ oz. ornaments £252 10s 10d.

Middlesex (except St Stephen's college, whose inventory is with Sir John Godsalve): plate 2517/8 oz ornaments £26 11s 6d

Stocks of cattle

Hampton 1 cow; Harrow 1 cow, 1 horse; (fn. 57) Chiswick 1 cow; South Mimms 1 cow; (fn. 58) Cranford 4 sheep, 2 lambs; Hadley 4 cows; Friern Barnet 4 cows; Tottenham 33 cows: total (fn. 59) 69 cows, 1 horse, 4 sheep, 2 lambs.

Lead and bells

Nil, save what remains intact on the buildings of St Stephen's college, Mores chapel in Pardon churchyard and Haliwell chapel.

[Signed]: Roger Cholmeley; Nich Hare; John Godsalve; Wymounde Carew; Rico Goodrick; Richard Morysone; Hugh Losse.

Footnotes

1 'for the said intents'; presumably obits and poor relief as above.
1000 'for the said intents'; presumably obits and poor relief as above.
2 No priest is named here in E 101 or BC, but the latter notes that 1s 4d per week is paid by the parish to a priest.
3 Presumably 'trendell': a recognised, though uncertain quantity: see R. E. Zupko, Dictionary of English Weights and Measures (Madison, 1968).
4 Hennessy has this entry, wrongly, under Hillingdon.
5 The totals ignore payments to priests; those in BC are Thomas Bartholomewe and William Murfell.
6 Number of communicants not given.
7 A repair covers the title, but a comparison with SC 6 shows it to be Bedfont.
8 Pence torn away.
9 Much of this entry is stained with gall. Despite the references below, no priest is mentioned in E 101.
10 This item is bracketed to neither 124 nor 125 and could form a part of either.
11 Thomas Stowghton in BC.
12 Haliwell chapel was also in this parish (see 212).
13 Title now obscured with gall, but confirmed in SC 6 and Harley 601.
14 In the parish of Stepney (BC).
15 No priests are recorded in E 101. BC has Edward [blank].
16 No value is given.
17 For details see SC 6.
18 John Elles (BC).
19 No priest recorded here in E 101.
20 Richard Nicholles is named as an additional priest here in BC (see 209), with John Pillyn, conduct.
21 Originally 13s 4d but the pence scored through.
22 E 101 names 2 priests here: Edward Thompson and William Underwood. BC has only Underwood, but with Richard Vyall, conduct.
23 No memoranda.
24 Illegible in the text, but confirmed in SC 6.
25 No priest is named here in E 101.
26 It was demolished to make way for Somerset House in 1548: see R. Somerville, The Savoy (1960), 48–9.
27 Leighton, described as 'keeper or chaplain', had surrendered the chapel to Henry VIII and on 28 July 1546 was awarded an annuity of £4 13s 4d (LP xx (i) no. 748; xxi (ii), 435).
28 No priest is recorded in E 101.
29 Simon Haynes STP and John Smyth STB (Hennessy, 160–1).
30 John Pierson and John Naylet (BC).
31 As recorded above.
32 The totals are entered as an afterthought above the line.
3200 The totals are entered as an afterthought above the line.
33 George Whitehorne (Hennessy, 381).
34 Leonard in E 101 and BC.
35 Edward Gooseman is also named here in E 101 and BC.
36 £1 2s 3d (SC 6).
37 Totals entered as an afterthought above the line.
3700 Totals entered as an afterthought above the line.
38 Thomas (Hennessy, 218).
39 SC 6 has 6s 8d.
40 Thus Hennessy; the name is barely legible.
41 Thomas Spilman, receiver of Augmentations for London and Middlesex, see W. C. Richardson, History of the Court of Augmentations (Baton Rouge, 1961), 49.
42 Wakefield, Dewsbury, Sandal, Penniston and "Byrton", Valor, i, 428.
43 Winterborne Cane (idem).
44 Idem. Illegible here.
45 At Dover (Valor, 429).
46 Wye (idem).
47 "Say" in Wye (idem).
48 At Dover (idem).
49 Valor has "Codyngton".
50 Thomas Canner, Richard Cockes, William Ibrye, John Donne, John Harbart, Robert Brocke, Thomas Robertson, John Vaughan, Alan Cooke, Thomas Daie and John Rudde (BC).
51 John Virley, Robert Skelton, Richard Mathewe, William Crose, James Rabone, John Meere, John Markaunt, John Pulforde, William Langeborne, John Rogers and Alexander Peryn (BC).
52 John Fountayn, John Forster, Robert Skyres and Hugh Shepye (BC).
53 Thomas Clerke, Thomas Gilberte, William Clerke, John Lane, Nicholas Roddes, John Rudde and Richard Horpe (BC).
54 Nicholas Ludford (BC).
55 Christopher Barton (BC).
56 Bastian Lesney (BC).
57 But see 162.
58 But see 117.
59 See above, n. 1–2. The cattle at Kingsbury are omitted (see 178), perhaps because they were given to the poor.