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 13 EDWARD I.
Monday the Feast of S. Vincent, Martyr [22 Jan.].
Nicholas, Rector of S. Benedict Schorhoc.—Two shops in Estchep to be sold by his executors. No date.
Roll 15 (14).
Aumondesham (William de), tailor.—To Robert de Stauntone and Wymarka his daughter, wife of the said Robert, a shop; in default of heirs the same to be sold, saving sixpence to be paid for the work of the church of S. Sepulchre, into whosoever's hands it come. His capital house also to be sold for pious uses. To Alice his wife two shillings annual rent of a house tenanted by William le Coupere. No date.
Roll 15 (15).
More (Robert de la).—To William his son his house in Godereslane (sic), with shop in Westchep, on condition that he teach his brother (germanum) his trade, and sit with
him in his shop whilst being taught, without payment. To "Deodatus" [Theodore] his son his house and shops in Goderoneslane. (fn. 1) No date.
Roll 15 (16).
Monday next before Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Hanefeld (John de).—Bequest for maintenance of a lamp before the altar of the Virgin Mary at mass in the church of S. Michael Bassinghawe. To John his brother's son rents in the parish of Neugate. Houses and rents in the aforesaid parish of S. Michael to be sold for payment of debts. No date.
Roll 15 (24).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Alphege, Abp. [19 April].
Wynton (Margery, daughter of Geoffrey de), relict of Walter le Poter.—To Adam de Glovernia, her servant, tenements in the parish of S. James de Garlekehythe and at S. Botolph for life; remainder to her next heirs. Her executors to have full power of appointment over her own lands and tenements as also over those of Walter le Poter, her late husband. No date.
Roll 15 (40).
Chaundeler (Roger le).—His seven shops with appurtenances near to the church of S. Thomas the Martyr and the conduit in the parish of Colchurche to be sold. No date.
Roll 15 (41).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Mark, Evang. [25 April].
Walsokne (Master John de), advocate. (fn. 2) —His houses in London to be sold by his executor for one hundred marks sterling. No date.
Roll 15 (42).
Adrian (John), draper.—To Geoffrey de Messendene, his cook, his capital messuage in the parish of S. Andrew Hubert towards the Tower for life; remainder to his next heirs. The residue of his immovable goods he leaves to Cecilia his wife and John his son, who are to provide duly for the advancement of Margery, Dyonisia, Alice, and Lucy his daughters. The wardship and marriage of the said John to be with the said Cecilia and
Laurence de Ludelawe, uncle of the said John, until the said John arrive at full age. No date.
Roll 15 (43).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July].
Norreys (Richard le).—To Agnes his wife his capital house situate opposite the church of All Hallows called "Berckingeschurch" for life; remainder to charitable uses, with power to sell the same during her lifetime if necessary, in which case the proceeds are to be divided into two parts, whereof one is to be given for the good of his soul, and the other to remain to the said Agnes. No date.
Roll 15 (46).
More (Richard de la),"tannour."—Six shillings annual quitrent del Coppedhalle (fn. 3) to be sold. To Hawysa his daughter his capital house in Secoleslane. No date.
Roll 15 (47).
Tour (John de la).—To Robert his eldest son his capital messuage and wharf in the parish of Berckingechurch near the lane called "Berewardeslane." To Agnes his wife his house called "Wyvelattestone," together with rents, reversions, &c., in the parish of S. Dunstan towards the Tower, for life; remainder to Stephen his son. To Peter and Edmund his sons lands and rents in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngechurch; remainders over in default of heirs. To Agnes, wife of John le Keu, fishmonger, a house situate in the same parish of Berkyng, at a peppercorn rent. No date.
Roll 15 (48).
Solariis (Agnes de).—To Margery and Johanna her daughters a messuage in Goderonelane, parish of S. Vedast, which messuage had been purchased with the money of the said Margery and Johanna, left to them by Geoffrey Eldrich, draper of Winchester, their uncle. No date.
Roll 15 (49).
Horn (Nicholas).—Bequest of half a mark rent of a tenement in the parish of S. Botolph, Billingesgate, for the maintenance of a wax taper in the church of S. Michael de Candelwykestrete.
To Alice his eldest daughter houses in the parish of All Hallows de Berkingchurch. To Juliana his daughter houses in the parish of S. Olave near the Tower in the street of Novtstrate (fn. 4) (sic). To Amice his wife his dwelling-house in the parish of S. Michael for life, by way of dower; remainder to Edmund his son. Should his aforesaid children and Alice his youngest daughter, "not hitherto mentioned in the testament," die before coming of age, the above tenements are to be sold for pious uses. No date.
Roll 15 (50).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Edward [13 Oct.].
Tuler (John le) de Scholaunde.—Bequest for the maintenance of wax tapers in the church of S. Andrew de Holeburne. To Elena his servant two messuages in the parish of S. Brigid in Scholane. No date.
Roll 15 (55).
St. Mary (John de).—His tenement in Fridaystrete to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry and to keeping his obit. No date.
Roll 15 (58).
Firmin the Chaplain. —To Matilda de Kent a shop for life. His capital house in Lymstrate, parish of S. Dionisius, to be sold for payment of his debts, and the residue to be devoted to pious uses. No date.
Roll 15 (60).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.]
Facet (William).—To Edmund, son of Johanna de Nastok, his capital tenement in the parish of S. Andrew toward Alegate; and to John de Lilleys his brewhouse in the same parish. The residue of his tenements in the parishes of S. Peter de Cornhull and S. Andrew aforesaid to be sold by his executors for pious uses. No date.
Roll 16 (1).
Caschirche (Thomas de), Rector of "Mynty." (fn. 5) —His house to be sold for payment of his debts. No date.
Roll 16 (2).
Rowur (Robert le).—His house and goods to be sold for
payment of his debts, and one moiety of the residue to be given to Alice his wife, and the other to his children., If his other goods suffice to pay his debts the said house to remain to Alice his wife for life. No date.
Roll 16 (3).
Blund (Adam le).—To Silvester de Gatesdene and Alice, wife of the same, land and houses in the parish of S. Stephen de Colemanstrate. No date.
Roll 16 (4).
Chaumpeneys (Robert).—To Matilda his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Benedict de Gaschirche for life; remainder to "Creyna" his daughter. All his rents and tenements in the parish of S. Leonard de Estchepe to be left in the hands of his executors for a term of five years from his decease, and then to revert to Roger and John his sons, and to "Cryna" and Matilda his daughters. No date.
Roll 16 (5).
Busche (William).—To Katherine his wife land and tenements in the parishes of S. Alban in Wodestrate, S. Agnes near Aldredesgate, All Hallows by the Wall, and S. Botolph without Aldredesgate. To Peter de Sunning a garden in the parish of S. Giles without Crepelgate. No date.
And forasmuch as the above devise to the said Katherine was contrary to the law and custom of the City, as being to her and her heirs instead of for life, the said Katherine came and renounced the fee to the right heirs of the testator, and claimed only a life estate, &c. So stands, &c.
Roll 16 (20).
Wlchirchehawe (Master William de).—To Geoffrey de Norton and Johanna his daughter, wife of the said Geoffrey, and their heirs, houses in the parishes of S. Mary de Wlnoth and S. Mary de Newechirch. To William his son shops situate in Baremanelane and elsewhere in the same parishes. No date.
Roll 16 (21).
Pelham (Albreda de).—Bequest of rents in the parish of S. Mary de Abbechirche in Candelwystrate for pious and charitable uses. To William Jordan the reversion of rents in the parish of S. Michael in Candelwykestrate after the decease of John del Peck. No date.
Roll 16 (22).