Chantry Certificate, 1548
Corporations and Companies of the City

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C. J. Kitching (editor)

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1980

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'Chantry Certificate, 1548: Corporations and Companies of the City', London and Middlesex Chantry Certificate 1548: London Record Society 16 (1980), pp. 81-95. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64525 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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[m.36] CORPORATIONS AND COMPANIES OF THE CITY OF LONDON

191. Salters (fn. 1)

Priest in All Hallows Bread Street: lands given by Thomas Beamounde, £17 17s 4d p.a. Of which, £7 11s 8d to Sir John Cornysshe, priest; (fn. 2) 14s 8d quitrent to the king; £3 0s 9d obit; £1 lights; total deductions £12 7s 1d. Clear remainder £5 10s 3d p.a.

Priest in St Mary Magdalene and All Hallows Bread Street: lands given by the same Thomas for his soul for ever, £16 4s p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir James Cade [priest]; 10s quitrent to the king; £4 9s 6½d obit; total deductions £11 12s 10½d. Clear remainder £4 11s 1½d p.a.

Priest in St Thomas the Apostle: lands given by Richard Chawrey for ever, £29 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Thomas Wawpole, priest; 10s obit; £1 to prisoners in Newgate; total deductions £8 3s 4d. Clear remainder £21 3s 4d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Matthew Friday Street: lands given by William Clerke, £32 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £7 6s 8d to Sir John Smythe, priest; £1 quitrent to the king; £1 13s 4d obit; total deductions £10. Clear remainder £22 6s 8d p.a.

Obit in the late house of the Friars Minor: lands given by Thomas Brown for ever, £8 p.a. Of which, £1 10s obit. Clear remainder £6 10s p.a.

Obit in St Stephen Walbrook for 20 years: lands given by Sir John Cotes, kt., £4 p.a. Of which, 13s 4d obit. Clear remainder £3 6s 8d p.a.

192. Skinners (fn. 3)

Augmentation of the salary of a priest in St Anthony, and obit there: lands given by John Draper for his soul for ever, £7 10s 8d p.a. Of which, £2 13s 4d to the augmentation of "Gothams" (fn. 4) priest; £3 6s 8d to the rector of St Anthony's; £1 1s 8d obit; £1 8s 8d to the poor prisoners of Newgate; total deductions £8 10s 4d. Clear remainder Nil.

Priest and obit in St Mary Aldermary: lands and tenements given by John Uphavering for his soul for ever, £10 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Nicholas Dunston, priest; 6s 8d obit; £2 quitrent to the king; total deductions £9. Clear remainder £1 13s 4d p.a.

Priest in Guildhall chapel, and obit in the charnel house: lands given by Henry Burton for his soul for ever, £36 5s 4d p.a. Of which, £8 to Sir Robert Foxe, priest; £2 6s 8d obit; total deductions £10 6s 8d. Clear remainder £25 18s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Mary Aldermary: lands given by John Clyff for his soul for ever, £17 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Thomas Garnet, priest; 5s quitrent to the king; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £7 11s 8d. Clear remainder £9 15s p.a.

Obits: in St Stephen Walbrook for John Foster; in St Mary Colechurch for William Wyken; in St Anthony for William Dalton; and in St Peter Cornhill for Thomas White: lands given by John Russell, £12 14s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 17s 5d for the 4 obits. Clear remainder £10 16s 11d p.a.

Torches and obits in the chapel of the charnel house: 200 marks were given by Thomas Mursen to buy lands for this purpose, and the master and wardens have entered into a deed of covenant with Mr Judge, late alderman of London, (fn. 5) to perform this, committing to this purpose lands worth £12 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Aldermary: a tenement in the parish of St Martin Orgar, given by Thomas Welles for his soul for ever: 10s p.a. is spent at the obit.

Obit in St Anthony: lands given by William Gregorie, £2 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to the king; 5s obit; total deductions 18s 4d. Clear remainder £1 15s p.a.

Obit for John Russell in St Mary at Hill: a tenement, £1 16s 8d p.a. Of which, 17s 8d obit. Clear remainder 19s p.a.

[m.36d] Two obits in St Botolph Billingsgate:* £2 p.a. spent.

Obit in All Hallows Barking: a tenement called the Ram's Head, given by Nicholas Jennens, £5 p.a. Of which, £1 10s 4d obit. Clear remainder £3 9s 4d p.a.

Priest in St John Walbrook, and obit at Greyfriars: lands and tenements given by John Barre, £12 4s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Ralph Shepard, priest; (fn. 6) 3s 4d obit; 1s 8d lights; total deductions £6 18s 4d. Clear remainder £5 6s p.a.

193. Vintners

Chaplain in St Martin [in the Vintry]: lands given by Simon Adam, £7 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £8 to Sir Thomas More, priest. Clear remainder Nil.

Priest at Wilmslow (Wyndeslowe), Ches.: £3 6s 8d p.a. paid by the master and wardens in consideration of £100 given to them by Henry Trayforth.

Priest and obit at the late Friars Preachers: land given by Thomas Roger to yield 5 marks p.a. for a priest and to maintain an obit, £9 12s p.a. Of which, £3 6s 8d p.a. quitrent to the king; 6s 8d obit kept at St Martin's; total deductions £3 13s 4d. Clear remainder £5 18s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Martin in the Vintry: lands given by Thomas Bayne, £2 10s p.a. Of which, £1 obit. Clear remainder £1 10s p.a.

Obit in St James Garlickhithe: lands and tenements given by Nicholas Kent for his soul for ever, £6 p.a. Of which, 8s obit. Clear remainder £5 12s p.a.

Obit for the soul of John Nicholl in St Martin in the Vintry: lands given by Guy (Gwye) Shuldehame for ever, £7 p.a. Of which, 15s obit. Clear remainder £6 12s p.a.

Obit in St Botolph Billingsgate: lands and tenements given by Thomas Owston for his soul for ever, £12 p.a. Of which, 15s 6d obit. Clear remainder £11 4s 6d p.a.

Obit in St Martin in the Vintry: lands and tenements given by William Stafford for his soul for ever, £6 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 obit. Clear remainder £5 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Magnus: lands and tenements given by Thomas Lewes for his soul for ever, £2 10s p.a. Of which, 15s 5d obit. Clear remainder £1 14s 7d p.a.

194. Mercers (fn. 7)

Obit for Sir William Estfelde in St Mary Aldermanbury; obit for Lymrelmershe in St Martin le Grand; priest in St Mary Aldermanbury: lands given by Sir William Estfelde, £18 4s p.a. Of which, £1 8s 4d for Estfelde's obit; 13s 4d for Lymrelmershe's obit; £6 13s 4d to Sir Edmund Giles, priest; total deductions £8 15s. Clear remainder £9 9s p.a.

Priest and 2 obits in Acon college: lands given by Richard Lakyn, £33 11s p.a. Of which, £1 4s 8d for Lakyn's obit; £1 8s 8d for William Marlere's obit; £6 13s 4d to the churchwardens of St Lawrence Old Jewry towards the Lady mass there; £8 to Sir William Digby, priest; (fn. 8) total deductions £17 6s 8d. Clear remainder £16 4s 4d p.a.

Priest and obits: lands and tenements given by William Brown for his soul for ever, £50 19s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 6s 8d quitrents to the king; £1 6s 8d for John Brown's obit in St Mary Magdalene [Milk Street]; £6 13s 4d to a priest singing there; 13s 4d for William Brown's obit in Acon college; £8 6s 8d to a priest singing there; total deductions £23 6s 8d. Clear remainder £27 12s 8d p.a.

Priest and free school at "Fingeringhoo", (fn. 9) Northants: lands given by John Abbott, £9 16s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to James Colles, priest. Clear remainder £3 3s 4d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Stephen Coleman Street: lands and tenements given by Dame Joan Bradbury for ever, £12 15s p.a. Of which, £1 13s 4d quitrent to the king; £7 13s 4d to Sir Robert Biging, priest; £3 6s 8d obit; total deductions £12 13s 4d. Clear remainder 1s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit for the soul of John Allen in Acon college: £7 16s 8d paid by the master and wardens under a deed of covenant with Allen who had given £300 for the building of their hall. Of which, £7 6s 8d to the priest; 10s obit.

Priest and obit in St Olave: (fn. 10) £200 cash and some lands of unknown value were given in 1516 by Sir Richard Haddon, kt., for his soul for ever. Of which, £7 to Sir Thomas Tickell, priest; £2 obit; total deductions £9. Clear remainder [blank].

[m.37] Priest and obit in St Pancras: (fn. 11) £233 6s 8d cash given by Margaret Reynoldes for her soul for ever. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir William Stapleford, priest; £2 obit; total deductions £8 13s 4d. Clear remainder [blank].

195. Waxchandlers

Obit in St Benet Grasschurch: lands and tenements given by Roger Brocket, £3 3s 4d p.a. Of which, 10s obit. Clear remainder £2 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Michael Queenhithe: lands and tenements given by John Thomson, £8 p.a. Of which, 14s quitrent to the king; £1 obit; 8s lights; £2 13s 3d to the poor; total deductions £4 15s 3d. Clear remainder £3 4s 9d p.a.

196. Innholders

Obit for 21 years at Hornchurch, Essex: £42 cash was given by John Gefford for his soul, £2 p.a.; 14 years are still to run, leaving £28. Of which, £2 obit. Clear remainder £26.

197. Joiners

Obit in St James Garlickhithe: lands and tenements given by Agnes Sawmon, £2 p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to Whittington college; 6s 8d obit; total deductions £1. Clear remainder £1 p.a.

198. Grey Tawyers

Lamp and obit in All Hallows London Wall: a tenement which is the common hall of the company, given by William Wilson, £4 p.a. Of which, 5s obit; 4s lamp; total deductions 9s. Clear remainder £3 1s p.a.

199. Curriers (fn. 12)

Obit in St Alphege: lands and tenements given by Thomas Stern, £7 0s 8d p.a. Of which, 16s 8d obit; £1 10s quitrent to the king; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder £5 14s p.a.

Obit in St Stephen Coleman Street for Robert Alexaunder: the company are bound to keep this for a further 2 years, but 'how much they be bound thereat to spend for lack of evidence, unknown'.

200. Coopers

Obit in St Michael Bassishaw: tenements given by John Bager for his soul for ever, £4 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s 8d quitrent to Eton college; £1 2s obit; £1 1s to the poor; total deductions £2 9s 8d. Clear remainder £1 17s p.a.

201. Pewterers (fn. 13)

Obit in St Mary Abchurch: lands and tenements given by Laurence Astelyn for his soul for ever, £5 10s p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to the king; 10s obit; total deductions £1 3s 4d. Clear remainder £4 6s 8d p.a.

Obit in "Chappesford", (fn. 14) Herts., for Robert Astelyn: 6s 8d p.a. quitrent paid to the petty canons of St Paul's who maintain the obit.

Obit for John Goteshame: £1 6s 8d p.a. quitrent paid to the petty canons of St Paul's.

202. Cordwainers

Obit in St Michael Queenhithe: £1 6s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Sepulchre for Peers Hill: 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Dunstan in the West: lands given by John Fyssher, £12 p.a. Of which, 13s 8d obit. Clear remainder £11 6s 4d p.a.

203. Founders

Contribution to Our Lady brotherhood in St Michael Queenhithe: £1 p.a.

204. Cutlers

Obit in St Botolph Aldersgate: lands given by Simon Newington, £8 15s p.a. Of which, 9s 3d quitrent to the king; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £1 2s 7d.

Clear remainder £7 12s 5d p.a.

Obit in Baldock for John Monke: £1 6s 8d p.a.

205. Carpenters

Obit in St Dionys Backchurch and St Andrew Undershaft: lands and tenements given by Thomas Markehame, £10 p.a. Of which, £1 obit. Clear remainder £9 p.a.

206. [m.37d] Cooks**

Obits: in St Dunstan in the West for ... Finche 12s 6d; in ... for John ... 10s 1d; in St Swithin for John S... . Total spent £1 12s 3d p.a.

207. Barbers

Obit in St Dunstan in the East: lands given by John Johnson, £2 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 2s 8d obit. Clear remainder £2 10s 8d p.a.

Obit in All Hallows Lombard Street: certain plate, given by James Scot: 44 years are still to run at 4s p.a.

Obit in St Martin in the Vintry: a sum of money given by Robert Dalve: 14 years are still to run at 3s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Peter Cornhill: certain plate given by Thomas Grove for his soul for ever [sic]; 7 years are still to run [sic] at 10s p.a.

208. Fletchers

Obit: 4s p.a.

209. Fishmongers

Obits in St Botolph Aldgate and St Nicholas Cole Abbey: lands given by Henry Jurden, £40 10s 6d p.a. Of which, £7 to Sir John William, priest; £1 14s 8d obit; 6s 8d quitrent to the fraternity of St Giles; £1 15s quitrent to Bow church; 13s 4d quitrent to the king; total deductions £11 9s 8d. Clear remainder £29 0s 10d p.a.

Two priests in St Mary Mounthaw and obit in St Nicholas Cole Abbey: lands and tenements given by John Gloucestor, £14 2s p.a. Of which, £10 to Robert Knight and Wyberd Gilby, priests (£5 each); 3s 4d quitrent to St Mildred's; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £10 16s 8d. Clear remainder £3 5s 4d p.a.

Priest at St Austin Hackney; contribution of £3 6s 8d to the rector of Ilford, Essex, and obits in St Margaret Moses and St Margaret Bridge Street: lands and tenements given by John Heron, £22 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to a priest in Hackney; £3 6s 8d to the rector of Ilford; 13s 4d obits; total deductions £10 13s 4d. Clear remainder £11 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Peter West Cheap: (fn. 15) lands and tenements given by Agnes (Annes) Palmer, £15 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Christopher Reynoldes, priest; £1 6s 8d obit; £1 14s to St Leonard's church; total deductions £9 14s. Clear remainder £5 19s 4d p.a.

Two obits in Guildhall chapel: lands given by Thomas Knesworthe, £98 7s p.a. Of which, £4 5s 4d obit. Clear remainder £94 1s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Margaret Bridge Street: lands given by Richard Knight, £7 8s p.a. Of which, 13s 4d obit. Clear remainder £6 14s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Mary at Hill: lands given by John Mougeshame, £4 p.a. Of which, 10s obit. Clear remainder £3 10s p.a.

Obit in St Botolph Billingsgate: lands given by Lettice Smyth, £4 p.a. Of which, 10s obit. Clear remainder £3 10s p.a.

Obit in St Michael Crooked Lane: lands given by John Awood, £7 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 1s 2d obit. Clear remainder £6 5s 6d p.a.

Obit in St Mildred: lands given by William Copinger, £4 16s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s 2d quitrent to the king; 4s obit; total deductions 10s 2d. Clear remainder £4 6s 6d p.a.

Obit in St Sepulchre: lands and tenements given by John Aston, £12 1s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s quitrent to the king; 1s 1d quitrent to St Sepulchre's; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £1 0s 5d. Clear remainder £11 1s 3d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Somerset: lands given by Elizabeth Wilford, £4 2s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 obit. Clear remainder £3 2s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Mary at Hill: lands given by William Remington, £2 16s p.a. Of which, 15s obit. Clear remainder £2 1s p.a.

Obit in St Mary at Hill for Henry Gyfford: 6s 8d p.a. is spent.

Obits in St Magnus and in St Michael Crooked Lane: £1 13s 4d p.a. is spent.

Two torches in St Paul's cathedral: £1 4s p.a.

Lamp in St Mary Somerset: 4s p.a.

210. Ironmongers

Obit in St Nicholas Olave: (fn. 16) £140 cash, and lands and tenements amounting to £11 6s 8d p.a., given by Thomas Michell. Of which, 2s 6d quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d to Sir William Bucknell, priest; £1 6s 6d obit; total deductions £8 2s 4d. Clear remainder £3 4s 4d p.a.

[m.38] Obits in St Mary at Hill and St Leonard East Cheap: (fn. 17) lands and tenements given by Humphrey Barnes, £11 p.a. Of which, £2 3s 4d obits. Clear remainder £8 16s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Leonard East Cheap for 80 years to come: lands and tenements given by Elizabeth Gyva, £6 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 6s 8d obits. Clear remainder £5 6s 8d p.a.

Obit: £40 cash given by Thomas Dorchester for his soul for ever, 8s p.a. Priest in St Mary Colechurch for seven years to come: £7 p.a. paid Sir Robert Sandewiche.

Obit in St Benet Grasschurch for Robert Smyth: £2 16s p.a. is spent.

211. Merchant Taylors (fn. 18)

Priest at the North side of St Paul's and obit: lands and tenements given by Thomas Carleton for ever, £9 8s p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir John Turnor, priest; 10s obit; total deductions £7 3s 4d. Clear remainder £3 4s 8d p.a.

Priest and lamp in St Martin Outwich: lands and tenements given by John Churcheman, £30 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir John Wilkenson, priest; £3 6s 8d augmentation of a priest's living; 17s quitrent to the king; 6s obit; 16s lamp; total deductions £11 19s. Clear remainder £18 7s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Abchurch: lands and tenements given by William Turnell, £2 p.a. Of which, 15s 1d obit. Clear remainder £1 4s 11d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Aldermary: lands and tenements given by Ralph Hollande, £6 16s 8d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d obit. Clear remainder £6 3s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Martin Outwich: lands given by Edith Hilliat, £4 16s 4d p.a. Of which, 6s 8d obit. Clear remainder £4 9s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Abchurch: lands given by Ellen Langewiche, £12 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £2 6s 2d quitrent to the king; 16s 8d obit; total deductions £3 2s 10d. Clear remainder £9 3s 10d p.a.

Obit in St Martin Outwich: lands given by Hugh Candysshe, £20 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 16s 8d obit. Clear remainder £19 16s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit for the soul of Thomas Hoddam for ever in St Mary Abchurch: £333 6s 8d cash and some plate was bequeathed by Hoddam. Of which, £7 3s 4d to the priest; (fn. 19) £1 7s obit, including 12s 9d to the poor; total deductions £8 10s 4d p.a.

Two priests and obit in St Mary Woolnoth: lands and tenements given by John Percevall, £43 p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir John Palmer, priest; £6 13s 4d to Sir Thomas Somerton, priest; £2 10s obit; total deductions £15 16s 8d. Clear remainder £27 3s 4d p.a.

Augmentation of the same priests' livings: lands given by Dame Thomasine (Thamesyn) Percevall, £18 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £2 13s 4d augmentation; £2 6s 8d for an anthem and beam light; £2 1s 10d for an obit; total deductions £7 1s 10d. Clear remainder £11 11s 6d p.a.

Priest and obit in All Hallows Bread Street for 2 years to come: £7 p.a. paid to Sir Harry [blank], incumbent; 13s 4d spent at obit including 1s 9d to the poor. Total spent £7 13s 4d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Mary Woolnoth for 72 years to come: in return for £200 given by Joan Hilton. The present priest, John Fyssher, receives £7 p.a. and the obit costs 13s 4d including 1s 11d to the poor. Total spent £7 13s 4d p.a.

Priest in St Martin Outwich: lands bought from ready cash given by Matthew Pemerton, £24 14s 8d p.a. Of which, £8 to Sir George Sharpe, priest; 12s quitrent to the king; total deductions £8 12s Clear remainder £16 2s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Martin Outwich for the soul of Gerard Braysebroke: £2 p.a. spent.

Obit in St Mary Colechurch for ever: in return for £100 given by John Kirkebie £1 p.a. is spent.

Obit in St Pancras for John Hadley: £1 p.a. is spent.

Priest in St Peter Cornhill: £7 p.a. given to Sir Robert Stockes.

Beam light in St Peter Cornhill: 13s 4d p.a. is spent.

Obit in St Michael Cornhill:* lands given by Robert Shether, £4 1s p.a. Of which [16s 5d] (fn. 20) obit. Clear remainder [£3 4s 7d p.a.] (fn. 21)

[m.38d] Obit:* ... £1 6s 8d p.a. spent.

Obit in St Mary Abchurch:* lands given by Richard S..., £6 ... p.a. Of which, £1 0s 6d obit. Clear remainder £5... p.a.

Obit in St Anthony for Thomas Speight for 26 years to come, with 4s 6d to the poor, £1 p.a.

Obit in St Leonard East Cheap for John Palmer with one year to come: £1 6s 8d p.a. including 12s 9d to the poor.

Obit in St Mary Aldermary for John Britton with 15 years to come: 15s p.a. spent including 3s 4d to the poor.

Obit in St Martin Outwich for Hugh Talbot: 4s 11d spent including 1s 2d to the poor; unknown how long it is to run.

212. Grocers (fn. 22)

Obit in St Anthony: (fn. 23) lands given by Simon Streat, £2 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 obit including 4s to the poor. Clear remainder £1 6s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Dunstan in the East: lands given by John Maldon, £5 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 9s quitrent to the king; £1 obit; total deductions £1 9s. Clear remainder £3 17s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Stephen Walbrook: lands and tenements given by Elizabeth Burell, £16 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £8 to [Sir] (fn. 24) Henry Cockes, priest; £1 10s to a chantry priest in St Paul's cathedral; 6s quitrent to the king; £2 obit; total deductions £11 16s. Clear remainder £4 10s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Mary Aldermary: lands and tenements given by Henry Kebell for ever, £28 p.a. Of which, £3 8s obit; £7 3s 8d to Sir Thomas Artes, priest; total deductions £10 11s 8d. Clear remainder £17 8s 4d p.a.

Priest and obit in Biddenham, Beds. and obit 'in London': (fn. 25) lands and tenements given by Sir William Buttler, kt., £25 7s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s quitrent to the king; £6 to Sir Henry Atkinson, priest; £4 18s 4d obit; £1 to the poor sisters of Elsing Spittal; total deductions £12 4s 4d. Clear remainder £13 3s 4d p.a.

Obit for John Pechye in "Bullington", (fn. 26) Kent: £3 p.a. spent including £1 6s 8d to the poor.

Priest and obit in St Peter Cornhill: lands and tenements given by Henry Ade, £28 15s 4d p.a. Of which, £7 10s to Sir Nicholas Jackeson; £6 16s 8d obit; total deductions £14 6s 8d. Clear remainder £14 8s 8d p.a.

Two priests and obit in the chapel of Hallywell, Midd.: lands given by John Billesdon for his soul for ever, £33 16s 8d p.a. Of which, £10 to a priest (fn. 27) at Thorpe Salvin, Yorks; £8 to Sir James Hurst, priest; £8 to Sir Richard Maryf; £1 18s 4d obit; total deductions £27 18s 4d p.a. Clear remainder £5 18s 4d p.a.

Obit: (fn. 28) in return for £100 given by Sir Nicholas Lamberd, £2 p.a. is spent, including 14s to the poor.

Obit in St Botolph Billingsgate: lands and tenements given by Nicholas West, £4 p.a. Of which, £1 10s obit. Clear remainder £2 10s p.a.

Obit in St Mary Woolchurch for the soul of John Trystram: £1 7s 4d p.a. spent, 'but for how long it is not known'.

Priest in Glynde, Suss.: lands given by Thomas Crull for ever, £7 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d to Sir Brian Newton, priest; total deductions £7 6s 8d. Clear remainder 6s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Mary Magdalene Milk Street: in return for £180 given by Sir Thomas Exmewe, kt., £7 6s 8d p.a. is spent.

213. Saddlers (fn. 29)

Two priests in the Long chapel at St Paul's cathedral: £21 1s 8d p.a. given to the dean and chapter of St Paul's.

Two chaplains for the soul of Walter Waldesheff in Boylstone, Derb.: £9 p.a. is spent.

Obit in St Vedast: lands and tenements given by William Caldewell, £10 16s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 6s 8d obit including 6s 8d to the poor. Clear remainder £9 10s p.a.

Obit in St Vedast: lands given by John Aston, £6 2s 4d p.a. Of which, 18s 2d obit including 4d to the poor. Clear remainder £5 4s 2d p.a.

214. Tallow Chandlers

Priest and obit in St Botolph Bishopsgate: lands given by Edward Steward, £19 18s 8d p.a. Of which, 18s quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d to Sir Richard Nelson, priest; £1 12s 6d obit; total deductions £9 3s 10d. Clear remainder £10 14s 10d p.a.

Obit in St Margaret: lands given by Stephen Lyttlebaker, £5 p.a. Of which, £1 5s 4d obit including 12s to the poor. Clear remainder £3 14s 8d p.a.

215. [m.39] Armourers (fn. 30)

Priest and obit in St Peter the Poor (fn. 31) and augmentation of Barnard's chaplain: lands and tenements given by William at Stocke for ever, £24 10s p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir James Payn, priest; £2 6s 8d to augment Barnard's chaplain; (fn. 32) £1 obit; total deductions £10. Clear remainder £14 10s p.a.

Obit in St Sepulchre: lands given by John Buttler, £9 p.a. Of which, 11s obit; 5s quitrent to St Sepulchre; total deductions 16s. Clear remainder £8 4s p.a.

216. Clothworkers (fn. 33)

Priest at Chilham, Kent: lands and tenements given by Robert Pele, £19 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 1s obit; £9 6s 8d to the priest; total deductions £9 7s 8d. Clear remainder £9 19s p.a.

Obit in Whittington college and divine lecture (fn. 34) thrice every week: lands given by James Finche, £30 0s 4d p.a. Of which, £10 to the reader of the lecture; £2 obit; £3 6s 8d quitrent to the church of All Hallows the Great; total deductions £15 6s 8d. Clear remainder £14 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in All Hallows the Great, Thames Street: lands and tenements given by William Gardener, £14 7s p.a. Of which, £4 quitrent to the king; 10s 6d obit; total deductions £4 10s 6d. Clear remainder £9 16s 6d p.a.

Obit in St Bartholomew the Less: lands given by John Felde, £11 10s p.a. Of which, 6d quitrent to the king; 10s obit; total deductions 10s 6d. Clear remainder £10 9s 6d p.a.

Obit in St Martin Outwich: lands given by Richard Gardener, £5 4s p.a. Of which, £1 3s 4d obit with 4s 4d to the poor. Clear remainder £4 0s 8d p.a.

Obit in Whittington college: lands and tenements given by Margaret, countess of Kent, £11 16s 8d p.a. Of which, £3 11s 8d obit. Clear remainder £7 5s [sic] p.a.

Obits in St Anthony for Dr Taylor and in St Mary Aldermary for John Shepard: maintained by the company but not endowed with land: respectively 7s 2d and 10s, total 17s 2d p.a.

217. Ale Brewers (fn. 35)

Priest and obit in St James Garlickhithe: lands and tenements given by Isabel Harte, £30 p.a. Of which, £8 to Sir Henry George, priest; £3 6s obit; total deductions £11 6s. Clear remainder £18 14s p.a.

Priest in St Dunstan in the West: lands and tenements given by John Knapp, £20 5s 4d p.a. Of which, £7 to Sir Edmund Elye, priest; 19s quitrent to the king; total deductions £7 19s. Clear remainder £12 6s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Mary Matfelon: lands given by John Leving, £3 p.a. Of which, 10s obit including 3s 4d to the poor. Clear remainder £2 10s p.a.

Obit in All Hallows Barking, for Edward Jones for 14 years to come: 10s p.a. is spent.

Priest in St Mary Aldermary: £6 13s 4d p.a. stipend.

218. Clerks (fn. 36)

Four obits in Guildhall chapel: lands given by William Dwight for ever, £5 8s 5d p.a. Of which, 8d quitrent to the king; 8s obit; total deductions 8s 8d. Clear remainder £5 p.a.

Obits: in St Giles Cripplegate for Alexander Walshe and in the hospital of St Katharine by the Tower for Hugh Grey: lands given by Richard Wright, £3 p.a. Of which, 6s 7d for Walshe's obit including 6d to the poor; 13s 8d for Grey's obit including 3s 7d to the poor; total deductions £1 0s 3d. Clear remainder £1 19s 9d p.a.

219. Leathersellers

Priest and obit in St Mary Magdalene, Southwark, Surrey: John Scrages gave lands for these purposes, which the company have long since sold, but they keep up the payments, viz.: £7 1s 8d to the priest; £2 4s 4d obit; £1 6s 8d to the poor; 6s 8d to the prisoners in Newgate; total deductions £10 19s 4d. Clear remainder [blank].

220. [m.39d] Haberdashers

Two priests and obit for the soul of Dr Dowman at the altar of St Martha in St Paul's cathedral: £22 p.a. rent given to the dean and chapter who pay £8 p.a. each to the priests and spend £6 on the obit.

Priest to sing for Thomas Justice at Reading, Berks: £7 p.a. rent given to the mayor and burgesses of Reading who pay £6 to the priest and retain £1 for their pains. In consideration of 400 marks given to the company by Justice.

Obit in St Michael Hogen Lane: lands and tenements given by Thomas Exmeux for ever, £3 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 13s 4d obit including 16s 2d to the poor. Clear remainder £1 13s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Katherine Cree: lands and tenements given by Stephen Smyth, £3 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 10s obit. Clear remainder £1 16s 8d p.a.

Obit in St George Botolph Lane for the soul of Thomas Gale: £1 6s 8d p.a. is spent, including 4s to the poor.

Obit in St Mary Staining for the soul of Henry Somner: £1 10s p.a. including 12s for the poor.

Obit in St Martin for the soul of Stephen Pecocke: £6 2s 8d p.a. is spent, including £1 5s 4d to the poor.

Obit in St Paul's cathedral for the soul of John Gothame: £1 1s 8d p.a. is paid to the petty canons.

Obit in St Andrew Undershaft for the soul of John Godyne: 10s p.a. is spent.

221. Dyers

Priest and obit in St Peter the Poor for the soul of Robert Lunde: £5 6s 8d p.a. is spent. Of which, £1 obit including 16s 3d to the poor; £4 6s 8d to the priest.

Stipendiary priest in St Michael, Coventry for the soul of John Tate: £5 6s 8d p.a. is paid.

222. Goldsmiths

Two priests and obits in All Hallows Bread Street and St Peter West Cheap: lands and tenements given by John Walpole, £31 10s p.a. Of which, £13 6s 8d to the priests; £1 6s 8d quitrent to St Paul's cathedral; 13s 4d quitrent to the king; total deductions £15 6s 8d. Clear remainder £16 3s 4d p.a.

Priest and obit in St John Zachary: lands and tenements given by Hugh Wetherby, £14 8s 2d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to the priest; £1 11s 2d obit; total deductions £8 4s 6d. Clear remainder £6 3s 8d p.a.

Two priests in St Michael Crooked Lane: lands and tenements given by John Patesley, £49 p.a. Of which, 12s quitrent to the king; £2 6s 8d to a chantry priest in St Paul's cathedral; £14 13s 4d to the two priests; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £18 5s 4d. Clear remainder £30 14s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in Cromer, Norfolk: lands and tenements given by Bartholomew Rede for his soul for ever, £50 10s 8d p.a. Of which, £12 3s 4d to a priest; £2 6s 8d obit; total deductions £14 10s. Clear remainder £36 0s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit in St Matthew Friday Street: lands and tenements given by Thomas Polle, £15 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 to the priest; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £6 13s 4d. Clear remainder £9 p.a.

Priest and obit: 400 marks formerly given to this use by Thomas Exmeux for his soul for ever was surrendered to the crown while Wolsey was Chancellor, as witnessed by a tripartite indenture.

Priest in St Foster: 500 marks formerly given by John Thurston for his soul for ever was surrendered as above.

Priest in St Vedast: lands and tenements given by William Stamelden for ever, £7 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to the priest; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £7 6s 8d. Clear remainder Nil.

Priest and obit in St Foster: lands and tenements given by John Carbonell for ever, £14 16s 8d p.a. Of which, 15s quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d to Sir James Serle, priest; 13s 4d obit; total deductions £8 1s 8d. Clear remainder £6 15s p.a.

Chaplain at Longdendale, Ches., and grammar school master and obit at Stockport (Topford), Ches.: lands given by Thomas Fereby, £51 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to the king; £10 to the school master, who is to be well learned; £4 6s 8d to the chaplain, 'for the ease of the people being far distant from the parish church'; £2 1s 4d obit; 12s to the poor; total deductions £17 13s 4d. Clear remainder £33 9s 4d p.a.

[m.40] Chantry lands: £14 8s 8d p.a. Of which, 9s 1d quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d to the chantry priest; total deductions £7 2s 5d. Clear remainder £7 6s 3d p.a.

Relief of the company's blind, lame and weak, and obit in St John Zachary: lands given by John Frauncis, £18 17s 8d p.a. Of which, £2 quitrent to the king; 14s obit; total deductions £2 14s. Clear remainder £16 3s 8d p.a.

Lamp and obit: lands given to the rector of St Foster and to the company by John Standolf for his soul for ever, £8 18s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 0s 4d obit; £1 1s 8d to 13 poor goldsmiths; 8s lamp; total deductions £2 10s. Clear remainder £6 8s 4d p.a.

Gowns to 13 poor goldsmiths every third year, and obit of Hugh Barrentine: lands given by John Hilles, £18 17s 8d p.a. Of which, 16s to the keeper of Our Lady's light at St Paul's cathedral; £2 12s to the poor in coal; £4 17s 6d black gowns given to 13 poor men every third year; total deductions £8 5s 6d. Clear remainder £2 12s 6d p.a.

Relief of the blind, sick and lame of the company and obit in St Peter Cheap: lands given by John Carler, £7 3s 4d p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to St Bride's; £1 3s 4d obit; 6s 6d to 13 poor almsmen; 6d to the beadle, a poor man; total deductions £1 11s 4d. Clear remainder £5 12s p.a.

Obit in St Vedast: lands given by John Edmundes for his soul for ever, £4 9s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 5s 10d obit; 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions £1 12s 6d. Clear remainder £2 16s 10d p.a.

Obit in St Peter West Cheap, and relief of the poor: lands and tenements given by William Walton, £22 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £13 14s 8d to 4 almsmen; £1 13s 4d obit; 3s 4d to the poor; total deductions £15 11s 4d. Clear remainder £5 15s 4d p.a.

Obit in St John Zachary: lands given by Robert Fenrother, £2 p.a. Of which, £1 18s 8d obit. Clear remainder 1s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Martin (fn. 37) Friday Street and 1s 4d a week to two poor widows: lands given by Agas Harding, £9 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £3 9s 4d to 2 almswomen; £1 4s obit; 2s 8d to the poor; total deductions £4 16s. Clear remainder £4 17s 4d p.a.

Obit in St Alphege and £5 4s to the poor: lands given by Alice (Ales) Lupsett for ever, £6 p.a. Of which, 7s 8d obit; 8d to the poor 'resorting thither'; £5 4s to 12 almsmen; total deductions £5 12s 4d. Clear remainder 7s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Foster: lands given by William Button for ever, £11 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 8s 4d quitrent; £6 13s 4d to a priest there; £1 obit; total deductions £8 1s 8d. Clear remainder £3 11s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Leonard, and relief of 2 poor men: lands and tenements given by Oliver Davy for ever, £20 16s 8d p.a. Of which, 15s quitrent to the king; £1 2s 10d obit; 3s 10d to the poor; £6 1s 4d to two almsmen; total deductions £8 3s. Clear remainder £12 13s 8d p.a.

Obit in St Foster, and poor relief: lands given by Richard Bradocke, £1 17s p.a. Of which, 6s quitrent to the king; 17s 8d obit; 13s 4d to the poor; total deductions £1 17s. Clear remainder Nil.

Four other obits: £3 0s 4d p.a. spent: no lands.

Quitrent to St Martin Ludgate: £3 6s 8d p.a.

Lamp in St Edmund Lombard Street: £1 p.a.

Obit in St Foster: lands given by John Alen for ever, £32 13s 4d p.a. Of which, £3 2s quitrent to the king; £1 3s 2d obit; total deductions £4 5s 2d. Clear remainder £28 8s 2d p.a.

223. White Bakers

Augmentation of a priest in St Martin Pomery: lands given by Robert Brocket for his soul and others, £11 10s p.a. Brocket provided in his will that if no priest was found 'for lack of honest behaving himself' or any other reason the money, limited to £2 16s 8d p.a., should be given to provide bread for prisoners in the 4 prisons of London, and for an obit in St Martin, and other charges. Now spent as follows: 13s 4d obit; 10s to the poor; £1 to Alice Brocked [sic] for life; £2 16s 8d to prisoners in the 4 prisons; total deductions £5. Clear remainder £6 10s p.a.

224. Drapers* (fn. 38)

Two chantry priests, and relief of the poor brethren and sisters of the company: lands and tenements given by Maud at Vine and Robert Clopton for ever, £33 11s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to a chantry priest in St Edmund Lombard Street; £6 13s 4d to the rector of Clopton, Cambs; total deductions £13 6s 8d. Clear remainder £20 4s 8d p.a.

Priest and obit: lands given by William Cawley for his soul for ever, £21 6s 8d p.a. Of which, £5 quitrent to the king; £6 13s 4d stipend of a priest; (fn. 39) 16s 8d obit; 4s 8d to the poor; total deductions £12 14s [8d]. (fn. 40) Clear remainder £8 12s p.a.

[m.40d] Priest and obit [in St Christopher]: lands and tenements given by Alice [Harlewyn], £31 1s 4d p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir William [Widensor]; 13s 8d obit; 13s 4d lamp; 16s 8d ...; (fn. 41) total deductions £8... Clear remainder £22 2s 8d [sic] p.a.

Lady priest and obit in St Mary Abchurch for the soul of Henry Eburton for a further 20 years: £1 p.a. is spent, including 4s 4d to the poor.

Priest and obit: lands given by William Brothers for ever, £19 14s p.a. Of which, £9 6s 8d to Sir William Baylie, priest; £1 11s obit; 9s to the poor; total deductions £11 6s 8d [sic]. Clear remainder £8 7s 4d p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by Sir John Ruddeston, kt., for his soul for ever, £3 10s p.a. Of which, £1 13s 4d obit; 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions £2. Clear remainder £1 10s p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by Thomas Cartar for his soul for ever, £5 p.a. Of which, £1 3s 6d obit; 3s 2d to the poor; total deductions £1 6s 8d. Clear remainder £3 13s 4d p.a.

Obit: lands given by William Brothers as above, for his soul for ever, £6 1s 8d p.a. Of which, £1 10s obit; 16s 8d to the poor; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder £3 15s p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by John Norman, £13 p.a. Of which, 13s 4d quitrent to All Hallows; (fn. 42) 10s quitrent to Sir Thomas [Hawes]; 15s obit; 5s to the poor; total deductions £2 13s 4d. Clear remainder £10 16s 8d p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by Maud Wylde for her soul for ever, £6 3s 4d p.a. Of which, 5s quitrent to the king; 13s 4d obit; 3s 4d to the poor; total deductions £1 1s 8d. Clear remainder £5 1s 8d p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by Alice Hungerford for her soul for ever, £4 p.a. Of which, 19s 8d obit; 7s 6d to the poor; total deductions £1 7s 2d. Clear remainder £2 12s 10d p.a.

Obit: lands and tenements given by William Whyte for his soul for ever, £5 16s p.a. Of which, 16s 8d obit; 9s 4d to the poor; total deductions £1 6s. Clear remainder £4 10s p.a.

Obit for Richard Norman: formerly kept in the church of the Austin Friars, £2 13s 4d p.a. Now paid to Hugh Losse Esq. for the king.

Obit: a further £1 p.a. is spent 'of their own devotion'.

Obit: lands and tenements given by Thomas Carter for ever, £1 9s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 6s 10d obit; 2s 6d to the poor; total deductions £1 9s 4d. Clear remainder Nil.

Obit: lands and tenements given by William Prowde for ever, £9 p.a. Of which, £1 3s 4d obit; £4 10s to the poor; total deductions £5 13s 4d. Clear remainder £3 6s 8d p.a.

Obit: lands given by William Cawley, £4 (fn. 43) p.a. Of which, 18s 4d obit; 2s 8d to the poor; total deductions £1 1s. Clear remainder £3 19s p.a.

Obit in St Michael Cornhill for John Tole, draper, with 20 years still to run: £2 3s p.a. including 16s 6d to the poor.

Obits in the Austin Friars (£1 6s 8d) and at Winchester college (£1 6s 8d): lands given by William Cawley, £17 8s p.a. Of which, 10s blankets and sheets to the poor of Winchester; 3s 4d to the mayor and bailiffs there; 3s 4d to the wardens and others there; 3s 4d to the poor; £1 10s to the poor for '3,000 of tallwood'; 13s 4d to the provider of the same; total deductions £2 13s 4d. Clear remainder £14 14s 8d p.a.

224a. Totals for the companies

Lands etc. £1,050 4s 8d p.a.

Deductions £960 5s 0½d.

Clear remainder £89 19s 7[½]d (fn. 44) p.a.

[Signed] Richard Chulmely; Nich. Hare; John Car[rell]; (fn. 44) Wymounde Carew; Rico Goodrick; Richard Moryson; Hugh Losse.

Footnotes

1 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/241 fos 47–67, which includes a very full rental.
2 The original wording here, and in most similar entries below, is 'to X, priest, for his stipend'. It was to be an important consideration that these priests were stipendiaries and not endowed chantry priests.
3 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/242 fos 133–7, which gives detailed rentals but does not cover all the above endowments.
4 Perhaps recte Grauntham's priest, see 26.
5 Andrew Judge.
6 BC has two priests from this endowment, the other being Richard Straunge.
7 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/241 fos 27–45.
8 William Dingley in BC, which refers to the institution as the 'chapel of Acres in Cheap'. The Mercers had bought the chapel of the former hospital of St Thomas of Acon. Other priests named here in BC are Anthony Bradshawe, Humfrey Edwardes, Richard Baker and Thomas Harte.
9 Recte Farthingho (Husting, ii, 574).
10 Hart Street (BC).
11 See 28.
12 Cf. (for 1546) a negative return in E 301/90.
13 Cf. (for 1546) a negative return in PRO E 117/13/4.
14 Sawbridgeworth, see CPR 1549–51, 400 and CPR Index.
15 Originally a chantry and obit. See the original return for St Peter's in 1546 (E301/ 120). Cf. 99.
16 BC has this in St Olave Jewry.
17 '... the one within the church of St Mary at Hill and the other within the church of St Mary at Hill Leonards East Cheap'.
18 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/241 fos 7–19.
19 Robert Waterhouse (E 101); Robert Waterall (BC).
20 Supplied from Guildhall Microfilm 298.
21 Calculated from the preceding figures.
22 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/243 fos 93–102, which includes an inventory. This entry has also been compared with the company accounts in Guildhall MS. 11571/5.
23 For Sir Stephen Brown (MS. 11571/5).
24 Ibid.
25 At St Stephen Walbrook (idem).
26 Sic. MS. 11571/5 and Husting, ii, 255 have Lullingstone.
27 Sir George Oxley (MS. 11571/5). The other two priests were at Haliwell (BC).
28 In St Stephen Walbrook (MS. 11571/5).
29 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/243 fos 109–11.
30 Cf. Guildhall MS. 12140/2 for greater detail, and for 1546, MS. 12140/1.
31 Recte St Peter the Less (Paul's Wharf).
32 Cf. 60.
33 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/242 fos 127–30.
34 Lectures of divinity (ibid. fo. 129).
35 Cf. (for 1546) LR 2/243 fos 103–8.
36 The Parish Clerks' Company was judged by the court of Augmentations not to be a craft or mystery, and was ordered to surrender all its assets shortly afterwards, see PRO E 315/105 fo. 212. For the subsequent history of the company, see R. H. Adams, The Parish Clerks of London (1971).
37 Recte St Matthew.
38 Parts of this entry are badly faded owing to its being on the final membrane, used effectively as the wrapper in the past. Names supplied in square brackets without comment are taken from a later copy of the original certificate, in the possession of the Drapers' Company (A III. 129) and printed in A. H. Johnson, History of the Worshipful Company of the Drapers, ii (Oxford, 1915), 343–79. This contains much additional detail on the properties, the names of churches where the obits were celebrated, and extensive notes.
39 Sir Thomas Welles (A III. 129).
40 Margin damaged.
41 These deductions are almost illegible. In A III. 129 they are in any case quite different: £1 9s obit; 1s to a poor clerk; 3s to other poor; 13s 4d in coals to the poor; total deductions £2 6s 4d.
42 Honey Lane.
43 There is a blot over this figure, which should read £5 if the sums are to balance.
44 Margin torn.