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 15 EDWARD I.
Monday after the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.].
Kingeston (Richard de).—To John his brother his tenement in the parish of S. Botolph towards Billingesgate in discharge of a debt, on condition that he discharge all the testator's other debts. No date.
Roll 17 (2).
Orbatur (fn. 1) (Adam le).—To Adam his eldest son and to Richard his brother the reversion of a messuage in the parish of S. Michael le Quern, after the decease of Matilda his wife. To Isabella and Agnes his daughters and to Philip his son similar reversions in the parish of S. Vedast. No date.
Roll 17 (3).
Monday the Morrow of Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Hereford (Henry de).—To Sibil his wife his houses in the parish of S. Martin in the Vintry, extending from Tamesestrate to the lane called "Kironelane," for life, with remainder to good men of the said parish church of S. Martin for pious uses. Also to his said wife his houses in Ysmongerelane, to be disposed of for the good of his soul. No date.
Roll 17 (8).
Hardel (Laurence).—To Alice his wife rents in the parishes of S. Martin Vintry and S. James in Garleckhethe for life. To Alice and Isabella his daughters rents in the same parishes. His sister Sibil to have the wardship of his said daughters. His executors to provide a chantry in the said church of S. Martin out of his estate. No date.
Roll 17 (9).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Mathias, Apostle [24 Feb.].
Viel (Thomas).—To Cecilia his wife rents of the seld of Stephen de Cornhull in Westchep, and houses in Bredstrate, parish of S. Mildred, for life, with remainder to William, son of William Viel. Also to the said Cecilia rents in the parishes of S. Swythun in Candlewikestrate, S. Laurence Jewry, S. Alban de Wodestrate, S. Andrew de Estchep, S. Margaret de Patins, and elsewhere. To William Viel a garden with-out Bissopesgate. To Margery his sister rents in the parish of S. Laurence Jewry for life, with remainder to his aforesaid wife. No date.
Whereupon came John, son of Peter, citizen and alderman, (fn. 2) as next heir of the testator, and challenged the testament, inasmuch as Egidia, the mother of the testator, left, by will enrolled in the Husting of London, (fn. 3) the aforesaid tenements to the testator and his next heirs, and he could not exclude his next heirs by any legacy made to strangers. Also the said John challenged the testament on the ground that the said Thomas was non compos mentisfor eight days before the making of the said testament. Accordingly the testament is adjudged void; and it was afterwards ordered that the same be given up to the executors of the said Thomas under surety of two approved men, so that they might have it ready when required.
Roll 17 (25).
Monday next after the Feast of H. Trinity [1 June].
Honylane (Richard).—His two shops in the parish of All Hallows in Honylane to be sold for pious uses. No date.
Roll 17 (35).
Northwode (John de).—His dwelling-house in the parish of S. Augustine to be sold to fulfil his last will; remainder to pious uses. No date.
Roll 17 (43).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Barnabas [11 June].
Berkwey (John de).—His tenements in the parish of S. Mildred in Bredstrate to be sold for pious uses. No date.
Roll 17 (44).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].
More (Thomas de la).—To Johanna his wife, Thomas his son, and any other children that may be born, rents and reversions in the parishes of Berkingecherche and S. Dionisius and without Crepelgate, formerly belonging to Ralph his father and others. No date.
Roll 17 (51).
Leycestre (Alexander de).—To Agnes his wife his dwelling-house in the parish of All Hallows by the Wall for life; remainder to charitable uses. To Alice his niece in tail a certain house; remainder to his next heir. No date.
Roll 17 (52).
"Salamon" (William, called).—To Katherine his wife his dwelling-house for life; remainder to John and William his sons, subject to a charge of eighteenpence for the maintenance of a lamp in the church of S. Botolph without Aldridesgate. No date.
Roll 17 (67).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Edmund, Confessor [20 Nov.].
Fulcon (Sir Robert).—All his houses in London to he sold by his executors for pious uses. No date.
Roll 17 (68).
Othonis (Robert).—His house in Thames Street, parish of All Hallows upon the Cellar, and rents in the same street at "Reswarve" (fn. 4) in Timberhethe, to be sold by his executors to fulfil his testament. No date.
Roll 17 (69).
Leye (Hamo de la).—To Ralph de Stoke, his kinsman, his houses in London, together with the advowson to the church of S. Andrew, charged with the payment of twenty marks to John Sperling and the maintenance of two chantries in the said church. No date.
Roll 17 (73).
Rosamund (Godfrey).—To the Prior and Convent of "la Blakemore" (fn. 5) five shillings annual rent in the parish of All Hallows de Fancherche, on condition that his name be put in their obituary (martilogio) and his obit kept. His houses in the parish of S. Peter de Wodestrate, in Mogwellestrate, (fn. 6) and in the parish of Staningecherch to be sold by his executors to fulfil his testament. No date.
Roll 17 (74).
Fuller (Adam le).—To Walter and William his brothers Ms tenements in the parish of All Hallows de Fancherch, charged with certain payments to the poor of London. His house towards the Tower to be sold by his executors for payment of his debts. No date.
Roll 17 (75).
Cumper (Stephen).—His tenements in Smethefeud to be sold for payment of his debts and funeral expenses. No date.
Roll 17 (76).