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 9 EDWARD I.
Monday the Feast of S. Katherine, Virgin [25 Nov.].
Bret (John le).—To his wife for life his house in the parish of S. Sepulchre without Neugate; remainder to Robert his eldest son. No date.
Roll 12 (5).
Moyne (William le).—To Emma his wife his capital mansion in the parish of S. Dunstan towards the Tower for life, and at her decease the same to be sold and the proceeds devoted to pious uses, as well as another house which he bought of Benedict Stocfis. To Walter le Potter, his nephew, two houses in the parish of S. Katherine de Christchurch at Alegate. His brewhouse at Alegate in the same parish to be also sold for pious and charitable uses. No date.
Roll 12 (7).
King (John le).—To Johanna his wife his capital messuage near Pentecostelane for life; remainder to his right heir. To William his son, and Margery and Floria his daughters, the reversion of a house in equal portions after the decease of his said wife. To Johanna his daughter, and to his child en ventre sa mère,rents in the parish of S. Sepulchre without Neugate. Legacies also to Roger his son, and to Isabella and Felicia his daughters. No date.
Roll 12 (8).
Monday next before the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.].
Chygewelle (Edmund de), cordwainer.—To Alexander de Writele, his brother, the land which the said Alexander holds of him to ferm. To John de Chygewelle, his brother, his shop in Bredstrate, the same to remain in the hands of his executors until the payment of a certain debt. To Thomas, son of Walter de Writele, his nephew, rents and houses in the parish of S. Michael near the church of H. Trinity. No date.
Roll 12 (19).
Hertford (Elias de).—To the nuns of Clerkenewelle for a pittance on the day of his burial half a mark annual quitrent in the parish of S. Sepulchre. To Johanna his wife and Elias his son all his rents and tenements in the City of London and suburbs, notwithstanding his having enfeoffed them (eos) of certain of the same before he espoused the said Johanna. No date.
Roll 12 (21).
More (Ralph de la).—To Thomas his eldest son his capital mansion in Martelane, parish of All Hallows de Berkingecherch. To Cecilia his daughter a messuage in the same lane and parish. To Alice his eldest daughter a tenement in the parish of S. Dionisius Batcherch. To Saleman his son his hall (aulam) and shop in a lane near the churchyard of S. Laurence de Candlewystrate. To Johanna his daughter a new solar with shop in the parish of All Hallows upon the Cellar, and houses and rents in the parish of All Hallows de Staningecherch. To Cecilia his daughter rents in Martelane, and to his child en ventre sa mèrehouses in the parish of S. Giles without Crepelgate. His wife Isabella to have her dower as to one third part of all and singular his aforesaid tenements and rents for life. No date.
Roll 12 (22).
Monday next after Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Burser (Henry le).—To Margery his wife his house in the parish of S. Mary Wolmaricherch for life; remainder to Agnes his kinswoman and to Margery her daughter for the marriage of the said daughter. No date.
Roll 12 (26).
Wyte (Reginald le).—To Letia his wife his mansion in the parish of S. Clement in Candlewystrate for life, with power of
sale; the proceeds of such sale to be divided into three parts, one part to be devoted to pious uses, another part to the use of the said Letia, and the third to be divided between Simon his son and Matilda his daughter. No date.
Roll 12 (35).
Monday, viz. 12 May.
Carbonel (Walter).—His houses in Pentecostelane to be sold by his executors, and one moiety of the proceeds to go to Idonea his daughter, the other to be devoted to pious uses. No date.
Roll 12 (55).
Harewes (Osbert de).—His shops in the parish of S. Mildreth to be sold for payment of his debts. To William his son and to his four daughters his house in the parish of S. Nicholas Olave. No date.
Roll 12 (56).
Hauteyn (Robert).—To Juliana his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Benedict Schorehog for life, with remainder to his next heir. To Peter, son of John le Vavazur, three shillings annual quitrent in the vill of London. No date.
Roll 12 (57).
Balesham (Robert de), saddler.—To Elena his wife his mansion house for life; remainder to John his son in tail without power of alienation. Also to the said John, and to Juliana his daughter, wife of Richard de Salebiri, and to Alice and Matilda his other daughters, rents in the parish of S. Agnes near Aldresgate. No date.
Roll 12 (58).
Monday the Morrow of the Feast of H. Trinity [8 June].
Stratford (Master Richard de), a novice and not a professed brother of the Order of Preaching Friars, brought into court on the above day his own testament and caused it to be proved, in which he assigned his tenements in the parishes of S. Mary de Staningelane and S. Alban de Wodestrate to his executors for sale, the proceeds to be devoted to building a chapter-house for the said Order. No date.
Roll 12 (59).
Orpedeman (Simon).—To Matilda his wife for life his capital house in the parish of S. Botulph de Billingesgate with shops,
for the maintenance of herself and children; remainder to William and his other sons in successive tail, charged with an annuity of eight shillings to each of their brothers and sisters. Also to the said Matilda shops in Breggestrate in the parish of S. Magnus during the minority of the said William. No date.
Roll 12 (64).
Godman (William).—To Alice his wife his mansion house for life, and after her decease the same to be sold for pious uses. No date.
Roll 12 (66).
Londonestone (Walter de), chaplain.—To Alice his mother one mark annual quitrent in Candelwystrate for a term of eight years after his decease, at the end of which term the same to be sold for pious uses. No date.
Roll 12 (68).
Monday the Morrow of the Feast of S. Margaret, V. [20 July].
Plomer (John le).—To Avice his wife his house which he holds of the House of Halywell, to dispose of as she may please; also rents which he bought of Walter le Plomer de Candlewystrate. No date.
The said Avice came and challenged the said testament, inasmuch as she was enfeoffed jointly with her husband of the house aforesaid, which they bought of the prioress and convent of Halliwelle, as appears by deed produced.
Roll 12 (77).
Watham (John de).—To Alice his wife his mansion house for life; remainder to Thomas his son. His two houses in the parish of S. Michael de Paternostercherche to be sold to pay his debts. No date.
Roll 12 (78).
Rodinges (Geoffrey de), Knt.—His houses in London to be sold to pay his debts. No date.
Roll 12 (79).
Munkoy (Geoffrey).—To Henry his son his capital messuage in the parish of S. James in Garleckhithe, with a wharf and lands, &c., towards the Thames. To Cristina his daughter a cellar called "le Colceler," with houses built over it, and shops in the same parish; also a shop demised to him by "Belesant aserchynge
Wanetweye" in Bregestrete, parish of S. Magnus towards London Bridge. No date.
Roll 12 (85).
Monday next after the Feast of S. James, Apostle [25 July].
Chyshelle (William), Knt.—His "long house" in London, which pays by the year six marks, to be sold by his executors. To Hawysia his wife his house in Bradestrate, with all his rents in the same vill, for life. No date.
Roll 12 (86).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Michael [29 Sept.].
Potter (Richard le).—Bequest of rents in Thames Street for the maintenance of chantry in the church of S. Mary de Colchereh. To William his son his capital messuage in the parish of Colecherche, together with all his houses and rents within the City of London, in tail; remainder to Isabella his daughter in tail; remainder to pious uses. To Henry his nephew a certain shop at S. Edmund, and to Walter his nephew land at S. Botolph (fn. 1) and at Winchester. No date.
Roll 12 (94).
Albin (William).—To Matilda his wife his house in the parish of S. [Mary] Magdalen at the Old Fish Market for life; remainder to pious uses. His house at Lamberdeshelle (fn. 2) to be sold, and one moiety of the proceeds to go to the said Matilda, and the other to be distributed by his executors. To John and William, sons of his sisters, a shop in the parish of S. Mary aforesaid, charged with the maintenance of a wax taper before the altar of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and a lamp before the crucifix, in the church aforesaid. No date.
Roll 12 (98).
Enefeud (William de).—To William his son houses in Fletestrate, parish of S. Brigid; also one penny quitrent from Henry le Tannur, and one pound of cumin from William le Speroner. No date.
Roll 12 (99).
Dyne (Warin).—His house in London to be sold, and five chaplains to be maintained with the proceeds so long as the money suffices. No date.
Roll 12 (101).
Henry Pistor, of Clerkenwell.—To Dionisia de Wodemerstham, his servant, his land and houses in the Baily without Lodgate in the parish of S. Martin for her services. No date.
Roll 12 (104).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].
Breansun (Bartholomew de), Knt.—To William de Gravele, clerk, all his houses within Crepelgate. No date.
Roll 12 (116).
Brakele (Robert de).—To Helewysa his wife his capital messuage in the parish of S. Clement for life; remainder over. To Idonia his daughter his messuage without Ludgate in the parish of S. Martin for her marriage; and to Michael his son the residue of his lands and tenements wherever they may be. No date.
Roll 12 (117).
Lefchild (Laurence).—To William Lefchild, his brother, the reversion of his mansion house and certain quitrents after the decease of Alice his wife; remainder in default of heirs to Lucy his sister. Also to the said Lucy rents in the parish of S. Alphege. To the church of S. Alphege in pure and perpetual alms ten shillings annual quitrent in Grubbestrate, for the maintenance of a wax taper and lamp after the decease of his said wife. No date. Roll 12 (120).