Wills
9 Edward II (1315-16)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1889

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256-262

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'Wills: 9 Edward II (1315-16)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1: 1258-1358 (1889), pp. 256-262. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66851 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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ANNO 9 EDWARD II.

Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].

Kirkestede (Lucy de).—To Henry de Segeford, merchant, and Ysolda his wife, tenements in the parishes of S. Michael le Quern, S. Leonard near the church of S. Martin le Grand, and S. Agnes near Aldresgate. To the work of the bridge two shillings. No date.


The testament proclaimed, and not reclaimed.

Roll 44 (24).

"Le Joefne" or "Le Yong" (Henry, called).—To Margery his wife houses and rents in the parish of S. Mary de Abchurche for life; remainder to pious and charitable uses. To the work of the bridge five shillings. No date.


The testament proclaimed, and not reclaimed.

Roll 44 (25).

Chaundeler (Margery, daughter of Adam le) de Billinggesgate.—To Gilbert Dunston, cutler, a tenement devised to her by her mother Cristina at Billinggesgate, parish of S. Mary atte Hulle, charged with the payment of twenty-four marks for the maintenance of a chantry. No date.


The testament proclaimed, and not reclaimed.

Roll 44 (26).

Sabrichesworth (John de), poulterer.—To the church of S. Margaret de Lodeburi, for default in payment of his tithes and offerings, and that his soul may be had in remembrance, seventeen shillings annual quitrent of houses within Bisshopesgate in the parish of S. Werburga, which he sold to Hubert de Bisshopesgate, a pig driver or dealer. (fn. 1) To John his son his house upon Lotheberi. His house in the parish of S. Augustine near S. Paul's Gate to be sold to fulfil his testament, and the said John to have one third of the proceeds. To London Bridge twelvepence. No date.


The testament proclaimed, and not reclaimed.

Roll 44 (27).

Burgh (Simon de), goldsmith.—His tenement in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldresgate to be sold for payment of debts and fulfilment of his testament. Five shops at la Barbican in the same parish also to be sold. And whereas he had in the former part of his testament left to John, Robert, Thomas, and Agnes, children of his brother Richard, forty shillings apiece, the same being placed in the custody of Walter his brother to their use, the testator wills that the eight pounds so left be delivered in settlement of all goods left by will of his said brother Richard in his charge. To the said (sic) Matilda his wife all his cups of silver and de mucro. To Thomas his son in tail shops in the parish of S. Andrew Huberd; remainder to Alice, late wife of Thomas Juvenal, for life; remainder to pious uses. No date.
Roll 44 (28).

De la More or atte More (Cecilia, late wife of Ralph).—Certain rents for maintenance of wax in the church of S. Olave near the Tower. Tenements and rents in the parishes of S. Dunstan Est and S. Olave, and near the Brethren of the Holy Cross by the Tower, to be sold to fulfil her testament. To Benedict her son in tail tenements and rents in Martelane, parish of All Hallows de Berkyngcherche; remainder to pious uses. Also to the same rents in the said parish of S. Dunstan for life; remainder to pious uses. To the work of the bridge half a mark. No date.


The testament proclaimed, and not reclaimed.

Roll 44 (29).

Honylane (Ralph de).—His house and cellar, together with the advowson to the church of All Hallows de Honylane, and all his houses in Fatteslane, parish of S. James de Garlekheth, to be sold by his executors for payment of his debts and fulfilment of his testament. No date.
Roll 44 (32).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Edmund, King [20 Nov.].

Duresme (Henry de), alderman.—His tenement and rents at Queenhithe near the church of S. Michael to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Mary de Aldermaricherche for the space of six years; remainder to Johanna his daughter in tail; remainder to John his son. To Johanna his wife for life tenements in the parish of H. Trinity the Less, so that she pay his debts and those of his father, and also his capital messuage in the parish of Aldermaricherche. To John his brother his tenement called "Bordenhous" with shop in the same parish for life. To Adam de Fulham, son of Sabine his sister, a tenement in the parish of All Hallows de Bredestrete in tail; remainder to John, the testator's son. To Margery his sister rents in the parish of H. Trinity. Johanna de Duresme, his sister, mentioned. No date.
Roll 44 (47).

Cestrehonte (John de), son of William de Odynton.—To John his son rents in the parish of S. Martin de Bermancherche in the Vintry. To Adam Braz rents in the parish of S. Pancras and the custody of his children. To Orabilia his daughter one mark annual quitrent of a tenement in the lane of H. Trinity the Less. No date.
Roll 44 (48).

Brewere (William le).—To Isabella his wife for life his tenement in the parish of S. Andrew de Holebourne, charged with the payment of an annuity of forty shillings to Roger atte Bowe until the full sum of twenty pounds, in which the testator was bound to him by virtue of a certain statute, (fn. 2) has been paid; remainder for pious uses. No date.
Roll 44 (53).

Monday next before the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.].

Paas or Pas (John).—To Thomas le Mareschal, his tenant, a house in the parish of All Hallows de Bredestrete for life, so that he pay to Isabella his wife five and a half marks annually for life, and after her decease to Alice his daughter. Also to his said wife for life tenements in the said parish and in Cordewanerstrete; remainders to the said Alice and Juliana his daughters and to Dyonisius his son. To Adam de Welleford, son of Robert de Welleford, a shop in Cordewanerstrete for life. No date.
Roll 44 (63).

Merlawe (John de).—To Margaret his wife all his tenements in London for life; remainder to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Brigid. To London Bridge twelvepence. No date.
Roll 44 (72).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.].

Trugge (Adam).—To Elena his wife one moiety of his house in the parish of S. Laurence in the Jewry for life, the other moiety to William and Matthew his sons, as also the reversion of his wife's moiety; remainder in default of heirs to Johanna his daughter. Also to the said Matthew his son two chests standing in the seld of S. Martin le Grand. No date.
Roll 44 (95).

Beauflour (John).—To Margery his daughter his tenement in the parish of S. Dunstan near Billinggesgate for her marriage by way of her third part of his chattels; remainder in default of heirs to Alice her mother if alive. No date.
Roll 44 (96).

Bruggeford (John de), "amailler" (fn. 3) —To Alice his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Giles without Creplegate for life; remainder to his children. Also to his said wife and children a tenement in the parish of S. Michael aforesaid (sic). The legacies to Alice his wife are for dower as well as by way of legacy. To London Bridge three shillings. No date.
Roll 44 (97).

Gubbe (Henry), "stokfisshmongere."—To Henry his son a tenement in the parish of S. Michael, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the souls of the testator, Alice his wife, Henry his father, and Mabel his mother. To John his son a tenement also in the same parish. If his said sons die without heirs the said tenements to be sold, and the proceeds devoted to the repair of roads within London and without, and to pious and charitable uses. Also to the said Henry and John specific legacies of household chattels, &c. No date.


Proclamation made, and execution granted. Whereupon came Alice, relict; of the testator, and allowed execution, saving to herself her right in the movables and immovables of the said testator, &c.

Roll 44 (108).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.].

Balsham (Richard de), saddler.—His house in Chepe in the parish of S. Faster (fn. 4) to be sold to pay his debts and fulfil his testament, and the residue to go to Matilda his wife, and to Stephen, John, and Clement his sons. No date.
Roll 44 (117).

Hurel (Geoffrey).—To Johanna his wife, and to Adam and John his sons, all his houses in the parish of S. Dunstan aforesaid (sic). Pecuniary legacies also to the same and to Cristiana his daughter. No date.
Roll 44 (118).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Gregory, Pope [12 March].

Honylane (William de), vintner.—To Alianora his wife, her heirs and assigns, (fn. 5) and to William de Hodesdone, apothecary, tenements in Honylane formerly belonging to Emma, wife of Elyas de Honylane. No date.
Roll 44 (130).

Monday the Morrow of the Feast of H. Trinity [6 June].

Chilham (Thomas de), cooper.—His houses in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngcherche to be sold to pay debts and legacies, and the residue to be divided between Elena his wife and his children. No date.
Roll 44 (132).

Moler (Gilbert le).—To Katherine his wife the custody of his son John, together with all lands, rents, and tenements coming to his said son after his decease. No date.
Roll 44 (133).

Dalleye (Adam de).—To John his son his house in Fletstrate, charged with providing Claricia de Lichefeld, his wife, with her chamber for one whole year after his decease. No date.


Proclamation being made, the said Claricia came and asked that although she then came into court as executrix of the above testament, which she produced for probate, she might not on that account be precluded from dower in the aforesaid tenement, and that execution might not quo ad hoc be granted against her, &c.

Roll 44 (134).

Bredstrete (Margery, late wife of Walter de, cordwainer).—To William de Littlington, "cirger," (fn. 6) a shop in the parish of All Hallows de Bredestrete for the space of two years after her decease; remainder to Herman and William, sons of her late son William. To Ralph Picot certain rents, charged with the maintenance of a chantry, for the space of two years after her decease, in the church of S. Giles aforesaid (sic), for the good of her soul and the souls of John le Longe and Walter de Bredestrete, her late husbands, and others. Her executors appointed guardians of Margery, daughter of Falk her late son. No date.


Proclamation being made, there came John, son of William de Bredestrete, and put his claim upon a shop and rents wherein the said Margery had but a life estate under the will of Peter her son, who after her decease devised the remainder to the said John, as by the testament of the said Peter, proved and enrolled in the Husting, (fn. 7) more fully appears. The executors acknowledged this, &c. Accordingly as to the legacy of the said shop and rents there was no execution granted; but as to the wardship of the aforesaid child it was granted.

Roll 44 (166).

Fullere (William le), junior.—To Reginald de Conduit his dwelling-house, charged with the maintenance of two chantries in the church of S. Mary de Fancherche, for the first seven years after his decease, for the souls of William le Fullere, his uncle, and others. To Simon de Hakeneye, his nephew, a brewhouse in the said parish of S. Mary. To Stephen le Fullere and Robert his apprentice divers houses. To John de Brok and to Emma his niece tenements in Marte Lane and in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngcherche, subject to similar charges for pious uses in the church aforesaid. To William Panyfadre certain rents. His house in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldresgate to be sold for maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the good of the souls of William Saleman, his father, and Katherine his mother. To the work of London Bridge forty shillings. No date.


Proclamation made, and execution granted.

Roll 44 (176).

Footnotes

1 Fugatori sive mercatori porcorum.
2 Statute-Merchant or Statute-Staple, which were in the nature of bonds. They were so called from their being made according to the form expressly provided in certain statutes.
3 Enameller.
4 S. Vedast or Vaster, whence Vaster Lane, corrupted into Foster Lane.
5 A devise to a widow in fee was, as has been repeatedly seen, absolutely void according to the custom of the City. It is possible that this testament was challenged in the usual manner, but there is no record of such challenge enrolled, although a considerable space is left blank for some reason.
6 Wax-chandler.
7 The will referred to is that of Peter le Long, enrolled supra, p. 109; but the name of John, son of William de Bredestrete, is not mentioned, the reversion of the property referred to being devised to Walter de Bredestrete, late husband of the present testatrix.