Calendar of Wills Proved and Enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1, 1258-1358. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1889.
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ANNO 56 HENRY III.
Monday the Feast of S. Clement, Pope [23 Nov.].
Rokesle (Richard de).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to William and John, sons of Vivian de Rokesle, shops near Douegate, and to Avice his wife a house for life, all the said tenements being in the parish of All Hallows de la Heyswarwe. (fn. 1) No date.
Roll 4 (123).
Paris (William de).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to the nuns of S. Helen, London, certain rents in Westchep. The residue of his rents in the City of London to be sold for payment of his debts. No date.
Roll 4 (124).
Essex (Walter de).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Agnes de Orpinton his capital messuage with two gates 'and a garden extending to la More. (fn. 2) No date.
Roll 4 (130).
Monday next after Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Butelyr (Hugh le), late Rector of the Church of S. Antony, (fn. 3) London.—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns certain rents in Douegate Street, and in the parish of S. Swithun de Candelwryhttestrate, (fn. 4) for providing a chaplain to celebrate in the said church of S. Antony for the good of his soul and the souls of Sir Geoffrey de Ferynges (fn. 5) and others, at the discretion of William le Butelir, brother of the testator, so long as the said William shall live,
and after his decease by direction of four good and trustworthy men of the parish of S. Antony aforesaid. No date.
Roll 4 (135).
Joyce (Laurence, son of John).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Dame Johanna his sister all his houses in the parish of S. Michael de Corhulle, so that she pay his debts and the debts of his father and mother, as contained in a writing witnessing the said gift and assignment. No date.
Roll 4 (141).
Walflete (Sibil de).—Last will, whereby she gives and assigns to Agnes her mother a messuage and wharf formerly belonging to Robert de Walflete, her father, in the parish of S. Dunstan towards the Tower of London. No date.
Roll 4 (142).
Haveringe (Richard de).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Isabella his wife a house in parish of All Hallows at the Hay for life; but if the said Isabella prove to be enceinte by him and an heir be born, the same to remain to the said Isabella and her heir, otherwise to be sold at her decease for the good of their souls. No date.
Roll 4 (143).
Brun (Thomas le).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns all his houses and rents in the City and suburbs for the maintenance of his sons and daughters, except his heir. The said rents to remain in the hands of his executors until provision be made of 100 shillings for each of them, and to effect this his executors may sell his houses in the parish of S. Brigid, London, if they think fit. No date.
Roll 4 (144).
Meggecer (fn. 6) (Norman le).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to "Goldcorna" a small house appertaining to the parish of S. Andrew, together with a little garden. To Edyth his wife his house in trust for sale for the good of their souls whensoever and howsoever it shall seem to her expedient. No date.
Roll 4 (145).
Monday the Morrow of the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.].
Abel (Richard).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to
Beatrice his wife the moiety of all his lands and rents within the City and suburbs of London. Also to the same seventeen shillings quitrent of a messuage next to the church of S. Michael le Quern for life; remainder for the good of their souls. No date.
Roll 4 (146).
Kent (William de).—His house in Bredstrete to be sold by executors for payment of his debts. No date.
Roll 4 (147).
Albin (John).—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Alielma his wife and to Stephen his son his capital messuage with twenty shillings annual rent. To Ralph his son his houses in Sholonde. (fn. 7) To William his son one mark annual rent of the house of Arnold the tailor. To Joyce his son his house upon Flete and two shillings rent of the house of Peter de Bedintone in Sholond. To Robert and Richard his sons his estate in a stone house in Fletestrete, saving to Henry le Rus an annuity of forty shillings. No date.
Roll 4 (148).
Notingham (Walter le), fishmonger.—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Margaret his daughter his house in Distaflane; remainder, in default of heirs, for the good of his soul. His house wherein Ralph de Pelham, chaplain, and Thomas de Bixle, brother of the said Ralph, reside, to be sold by his executors to fulfil his testament, as is more fully and better contained in a certain writing witnessing the said gift and assignment. No date.
Roll 4 (149).
Rychemund (William), skinner.—Last will, whereby he gives and assigns to Agnes his wife his house in the parish of S. Nicholas, and two marks of his seld in Westchep. To Robert his servant one mark annual rent of the same. No date.
Roll 4 (150).