Wills
1 Henry V (1413-14)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1890

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399-402

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'Wills: 1 Henry V (1413-14)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 2: 1358-1688 (1890), pp. 399-402. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66954 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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ANNO 1 HENRY V.

Monday next after the Feast of S. Petronilla, Virgin [31 May].

Sudbury (William), draper.—To be buried in the church or churchyard of S. Mary de Bothawe. To Cecilia his wife a moiety of the tenement wherein he dwelt in Candelwykstrete in the parish of S. Mary aforesaid for life; remainder in trust for sale for pious uses. The said moiety had been acquired by the testator and Dionisia his former wife jointly from William Ashe and Margery, wife of the same, by deed enrolled in the Husting on Monday next after the Feast of S. John ante portam Latinam [6 May], 11 Richard II. (fn. 1) [A.D. 1388]. Dated 10 March, A.D. 1411.
Roll 141 (24).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July].

Gayton or Geyton (John), fishmonger.—To be buried in the cloister of the church of Preaching Friars near Ludgate where Isabella his late wife lies buried. Bequests to the prior and convent of the said friars, to the churches of S. Nicholas Coldabbey and S. [Nicholas] Olave, London, &c. All his tenements in the parish of S. Mildred in Bredstrete to be sold to pay debts and legacies, and the residue of the proceeds to be devoted to pious and charitable uses. To Alice his wife his mansion house called "le Swan on the hoop" and brewery adjacent in the parishes of S. Nicholas Cold-abbey and S. Nicholas Olave aforesaid for life, by way of dower, charged with a certain payment to the Prior and Convent of Preaching Friars for observing his obit and the obit of Isabella his late wife; remainder, or reversion, in trust for sale, and a portion of the proceeds to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Nicholas Coldabbey for three whole years. George his apprentice to be released from three years' service on condition that he serve faithfully the testator's wife. Dated London, 28 March, A.D. 1413.—By codicil he wills that upon the sale of the remainder or reversion of the above tenement a certain quitrent be reserved, to be devoted to pious uses in the church of S. Nicholas Coldabbey as directed. Dated 10 April, A.D. 1413.
Roll 141 (31).

Monday the Feast of S. Leonard, Abbot [6 Nov.].

Hore (John), brewer.—To be buried in the church of S. Alphege within Crepulgate. To Alice his wife all his lands and tenements in the parish of S. Alphege aforesaid for life, so that she keep his obit in the aforesaid church for the good of his soul [and] the soul of the aforesaid Isabella (fn. 2) (sic), with tolling of bells, Placebo and Dirige, with music at night and mass on the morrow, &c. The reversion of the above property to be sold in his wife's lifetime, with her consent, and the proceeds devoted to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 3 March, A.D. 1412.
Roll 141 (68).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Katherine, Virgin [25 Nov.].

Spicer (Matthew), otherwise called "Tyce," "goldbetere."— To be buried in the church of S. Andrew upon Cornhill where Margaret his late wife lies buried. To John and Peter his sons he leaves a tenement called "le healme on the hoop" in the parish of S. Peter upon Cornhill, and others in the parishes of S. Andrew aforesaid and S. Mary de Fanchirche, in successive tail; remainder to Johanna his daughter in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Isabella his wife appointed one of his executors. Dated London, 1 October, A.D. 1413.
Roll 141 (69).

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

Hamerton (John), tailor.—To be buried in the church of S. Margaret de Lothebury near Katherine his late wife. To Coletta his wife all his tenements in the parish of S. Botolph without Algate for life; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. A tenement at le Tourhill in the parish of S. Botolph aforesaid to be sold, if necessary, to fulfil his testament. The residue of his goods to his aforesaid wife. Dated London, 22 October, A.D. 1409.
Roll 141 (73).

Stratton (Nicholas).—To be buried in the church of S. Alphege within Crepulgate. To John his son certain lands and tenements in Whitecrouchestrete in the parish of S. Giles without Crepulgate in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. William Clay appointed guardian of his said son and property during minority. To Agnes his wife tenements and a garden in Morestrete in the parish of S. Giles aforesaid for life; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Also to his said wife the residue of his goods and chattels, movable and immovable, by way of dower and of her share of his goods and chattels. Dated London, 13 January, A.D. 1412.
Roll 141 (78).

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

Atte Felde (John), brewer.—To be buried in the parish church of Stondon, co. Herts. To Anna his wife houses, &c., in the parish of S. Giles without Crepulgate, and a tenement called "le Boresheued" with shops in the parish of All Hallows in Greschirchstrete, for life; remainders to John his son, Leticia, Johanna, and Emma his daughters, in successive tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 12 March, A.D. 1405.
Roll 141 (99).

More (John), brewer.—To be buried in the church of S. Magnus near London Bridge, near the bodies of his wives there buried. To Robert his son a sum of money, and shops, &c., in the lane and parish of S. Laurence in the Jewry in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. To Amia his wife shops in Birchenlane in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhull (which the testator jointly acquired with others by deed enrolled, (fn. 3) and which his co-feoffees afterwards released to him) for life; remainder to his aforesaid son in tail. Also to his said wife for life a shop in Briggestrete in the parish of S. Magnus aforesaid, which he and Johanna his late wife acquired from the executors of John Langhorne, late brasier, by deed enrolled in the Husting of London for Pleas of Land held on Monday next before the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July], anno 11 Henry IV.; (fn. 4) similar remainder. Dated 18 September, A.D. 1413.
Roll 141 (100).

Footnotes

1 2 Roll 116 (99).
2 1 Probably a former wife of the testator.
3 1 Anno 21 Richard II., Hust. Roll 126 (79).
4 2 The year here given is probably a mistake for 8 Henry IV., inasmuch as no session of the Court appears to have been held on the day and year mentioned, whereas a deed to the same effect is enrolled at a court held on the same day three years previously. Hust. Roll 134 (123).