Wills
12 Henry IV (1410-11)

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1890

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385-390

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'Wills: 12 Henry IV (1410-11)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 2: 1358-1688 (1890), pp. 385-390. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66951 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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ANNO 12 HENRY IV.

Monday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.].

Horston (Thomas), clerk, Rector of the parish church of Great Halyngbury (fn. 1) in the diocese of London.—To be buried near the remains of his father in the church of S. Benedict Shorhogg, to which he leaves a chalice, a vestment of Baudekyn, two silver phials, together with altar cloths and red curtains. To the church of S. Giles at Halynbury aforesaid ten marks and two books, viz. Pupilla Oculi and Legenda Sanctorum. To the fabric of the church of S. Michael at Storteford (fn. 2) twenty shillings. His lands and tenements within the City of London to be sold for pious and charitable uses. To Sir William Chesterton his chaplain four marks for celebrating in the church of S. Giles aforesaid for half a year next after his decease. Dated 20 September, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (1).

Wolfey (John), carpenter.—To be buried in the church of S. Giles without Crepulgate near Cristina his late wife. His brewery called" le hert on the hoop,"with vessels of lead and wood, situate in le Forestrete in the parish of S. Giles aforesaid, to be sold, and twenty marks sterling of the proceeds to go to Agnes his wife. Out of the residue he makes bequests to the Fraternity of S. Giles within the aforesaid church, to each order of mendicant friars in London, and to John his son. Certain leaseholds in Grubbestrete to be likewise sold for pious and charitable uses. Also to Agnes his wife he leaves his leasehold brewery called" le Cok on the hoop" in Forestrete, and houses and shops at the corner of Grubbestrete, in special tail; remainder in trust for sale for the maintenance of a chantry in the said church of S. Giles. His timber, nails, &c., in a certain close of his called "Tymberhawe" (fn. 3) and in his shop to be sold to fulfil his testament. Dated London, 12 September, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (4).

Comberton (William), skinner.—Testament touching his free lands and tenements in the City of London. To be buried in the church of S. John de Walbrook. The reversion of certain lands and tenements in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhill he leaves to the rector and churchwardens of the church of S. John aforesaid and their successors, on condition they maintain a chantry in the said church for the good of his soul, the souls of Leticia his wife and others, keep his obit as directed, &c. In default the property to go to the rector and churchwardens of the church of S. Michael aforesaid for similar uses. Confirms certain bequests made by Ralph Foket (fn. 4) and Walter Furmager, (fn. 5) charged on the aforesaid property for the maintenance of chantries in the church of S. Michael aforesaid. Dated 25 February, A.D. 1403.
Roll 138 (6).

Comberton (William), skinner.—Confirms a bequest made by John de Newbury, (fn. 6) charged on certain tenements in Bogerowe in the parish of S. John [de Walbrook] now in the possession of the testator, for the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the souls of William de Bristowe and others. Leticia his wife to have a life interest in the aforesaid tenements; remainder to William his son. Bequests to John Danndelyon his apprentice, Robert Fawne, skinner, Bartholomew Seman, "Goldebeterre," and others. Dated London, 15 June, A.D. 1410.—Confirms his other testament touching lands and tenements in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhill.
Roll 138 (7).

Daveler (Richard), smith.—To be buried in the church of S. Michael upon Cornhill. To Katherine his wife for life a certain tenement in the parish of S. Michael aforesaid; the reversion of the same to be sold for the good of his soul, the souls of Margaret his late wife and others. Dated London, 8 March, A.D. 1408.
Roll 138 (12).

[Monday] next after the Feast of S. Andrew, Apostle [30 Nov.].

Middelton (Isabella, relict of John de). —Pursuant to the will of her late husband, (fn. 7) she and William Cressewyk, her husband's executors, had sold the reversion of certain lands and tenements in the parish of S. Michael de Bassyngeshawe to Thomas Joye, skinner, and others, (fn. 8) who afterwards released the same to the testatrix. Of these lands and tenements she now devises a portion to Thomas Mundeville, having previously sold one of the tenements to Richard Horwode, mercer. The residue to remain in the hands of her executors for one whole year after her decease for providing a chantry in the church of S. Michael aforesaid, and then to go to the said Thomas Mundeville and Matilda his wife, daughter of the testatrix, in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Richard Wyldebore her brother appointed one of her executors. Dated London, Saturday, 14 June, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (29).

Monday the Feast of S. Wulstan, Bishop [19 Jan.].

Brownyng (Nicholas), "Schipwrighte."—To be buried in the churchyard of the church of All Hallows called "Berkyngchirch." To Margery his wife his tenement in the street called "Petiwales" in the parish of All Hallows aforesaid for life; remainder to John his son in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 16 February, A.D. 1396.
Roll 138 (35).

Bokkyng (Elias), draper, citizen and freeman of the City of London.—Devise of a tenement in the lane called "Seint Swithoneslane" in the parish of S. Swithun de Candelwykstrete to Sir Richard Thorp, rector of the said parish church, and his successors, to serve as a rectory. If citizens of London were prevented at the time of his death from devising tenements within the City in mortmain, as of old they were accustomed, (fn. 9) or if this his devise should at any time afterwards become void by statute, he wills that the aforesaid tenement be sold by the rector and four trusty parishioners for the time being, and the proceeds devoted to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 1 September, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (37).

Bangore (Philip), draper.—To be buried either in S. Mary's Chapel or H. Trinity Chapel in the church of S. Mary de Abbechirch. His goods and chattels, after discharge of debts, to be divided into three parts, the first part to go to Margery his wife, the second to William his son, and the third to be devoted to the good of his soul. Dated London, 3 January, A.D. 1409.— Also he wills that his feoffees in trust of lands and tenements in the parishes of S. Clement near Candelwikstret, S. Martin Orgar, S. Michael de Crokedlane, and elsewhere in the City of London, make a life estate in the same to his aforesaid wife, with remainder to William his son in tail.
Roll 138 (38).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Agatha, Virgin [5 Feb.].

Scot (Richard), "brewer."—To be buried in the churchyard of the conventual church of the Abbess and Convent of the Sisters Minoresses without Algate, near Ann his daughter. To the said abbess and convent he leaves certain rents in Thamysestrete in the parish of S. Michael de Crokidlane to have his soul in remembrance. Mention made of Margaret his wife as one of his executors. Dated London, 27 August, A.D. 1407.
Roll 138 (43).

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

Mendeham (John), carpenter.—To be buried in the churchyard of the church of S. Benedict Fynk, where Alice his late wife lies buried. To Johanna his wife for life all his lands and tenements in the parish of S. Botolph without Bisshopesgate near a brewery called "le dolfyn on the hoop" and the ditch called "le more," and his leasehold shop in the parish of S. Olave near the house of the Friars of Holy Cross; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Bequest for celebration of a S. Gregory's trental in the church of S. Botolph aforesaid. Of the residue of his goods and chattels, one third to go to his wife, and two thirds to be devoted to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 27 November, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (48).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Mathias, Apostle [24. Feb.].

Olneye (John), son of William Olneye, late fishmonger, and of Isabella, wife of the same, daughter of Richard de Hakeneye senior, late woolmonger.—To be buried in the church of S. Mary atte Hill near the grave of Isabella his mother. To Johanna his wife for life a certain tenement in the parish of S. Mary aforesaid; remainder to his infant en ventre sa mère in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious uses for the good of his soul, the souls of Johanna his wife, Richard de Hakeneye senior, Alice, wife of the same, Richard de Hakeneye junior, and others. Also to his said wife the reversion of a tenement called "le lambe on the hoop," situate on Billyngesgate wharf, for life; remainder to the aforesaid infant; ultimate remainder to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Mary aforesaid as directed. In default the property is to remain to the Mayor and Commonalty as Wardens of London Bridge (fn. 10) for the maintenance of a chantry in the chapel of S. Thomas upon the said bridge. If the above devise in mortmain be invalid, the property is to be sold, and the proceeds devoted to uses aforesaid. Also to his said wife for life the reversion of another large tenement in the lane and parish of S. Mary atte Hill, together with the advowson of the said parish church; remainder to the infant aforesaid in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses, unless the men of the Mistery of Fishmongers of London be willing to purchase the same to the use of the Mistery. Also to his said wife the reversion of a hostel called "le Vyne" in the parish of S. Ethelburga within Bisshopesgate for life; remainders over. Dated London, 15 January, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (56).

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

Payn (Henry), "Foystour." (fn. 11) —To be buried in the church of S. Alban de Wodestreet. To Matilda his wife a certain tenement in the parish of S. Alban aforesaid for life; remainder to the rector and churchwardens of the said parish church and their successors, on condition they maintain certain lamps and torches, pay a sum of money annually in aid of Salve Regina or other antiphon, and perform other duties within the said church as directed. In default, the Mayor or Warden of the City of London for the time being is to see his wishes carried out, the said Mayor receiving certain rents therefor. Also to his said wife rents in le Forestrete without Crepulgate, so long as she remain unmarried, charged with certain payments for the maintenance of the light of the Blessed Mary in the church of S. Alban aforesaid. To Robert his son shops in "Kyngesaleye"in the parish of S. Vedast in Goterlane. His rents in Grubbestreet to be sold for pious and charitable uses. Dated 26 August, A.D. 1410.
Roll 138 (57).

Monday the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July]. (fn. 12)

Wakefeld (John), senior.—To be buried in the church of S. Katherine de Crichirche where his children lie. To Elizabeth his wife tenements in Candilwykstrete in the parish of S. Mary de Abbechirche for life, so long as she remain unmarried; remainder to William his son in tail; remainder to John his son in fee. Dated London, 12 December, A.D. 1408.
Roll 138 (66).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Dunstan, Bishop [19 May].

Eydon (Thomas de), chaplain, citizen of London, admitted to the freedom of the same city in the art and science of a scrivener. —To be buried in the church of S. Sepulchre without Neugate. To the vicar and churchwardens of the said church, and wardens of the light of the Blessed Virgin Mary therein, he leaves his tenement in Holbourne, for providing a chantry in the said church, for saying Place. and Diri. on his anniversary for the good of his soul, and for performing other religious services as directed. Dated London, 21 July, A.D. 1400.
Roll 138 (72).

Footnotes

1 1 Co., Essex.
2 2 Bishop Stortford, co. Herts.
3 3 A courtyard for storing timber. Cf. Bordhawe (supra, p. 365 n.).
4 1 See his will enrolled supra, p. 21.
5 2 His will does not appear to have been enrolled.
6 3 See his will enrolled Part I. p. 404.
7 4 Enrolled supra, p. 228.
8 5 Roll 132 (29).
9 1 Part I., Introd., p. xxxvii.
10 1 See note supra, p. 174.
11 2 Fr. fustier, a joiner or maker of the woodwork of saddles.
12 1 A membrane appears to have been here inserted out of its place.