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Calendar of Letter-Books of the City of London: A, 1275-1298. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1899.

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## Folio 11.

Friday in the week of Pentecost, 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Bures, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £22 for leather and bazen; the same to be paid six weeks after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, viz., two-thirds in round pence and one-third in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

On the Saturday following came Thomas de Derby, Richard
de Burgo, Hugh de Byflete, and John de Rele, cordwainers, and
acknowledged themselves severally bound to Bernard Mauffray
de "Kerisi" in the sum of £43 12*s*. in round pence; the same to
be paid at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day the recognitors aforesaid acknowledged themselves bound to Gerard de Perstis, of Newcastle, in the sum of £16 in whole pence for leather; the same to be paid at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day came Thomas de Derby and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Perstis in the sum of £13, viz., two-thirds in round pence and one-third in good halfpence, for leather, the same to be paid in the quinzaine of St. Michael, viz., the Feast of St. Edward the King [13 Oct.]; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the octave of St. John the Baptist
[24 June], the same year, Robert Renaume, citizen of London,
acknowledged himself bound to Waubert Pyket, burgess of
Douay, in the sum of £80 for cloth and for money, &c.; the
same to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at St. Ives Fair, A.D. 1279, and so
from year to year until the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

## Folio 11 b.

Tuesday next after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Morton, leather merchant, and acknowledged himself bound to William Russinol, a Lombard, and Jakemin de Pavia his partner, in the sum of £70; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew next, viz., £45 in round pence and £25 in good halfpence without clipping. Surety for due payment, Adam Brock, cordwainer, and unless, &c.

Saturday next after the Feast of St. Swythin [15 July], the same year, a final concord was made between Henry de Hereford, vintner, on the one part, and Ralph Hardel and John his brother on the other, whereby the said Ralph and John bound themselves to pay the said Henry ten casks of wine of the value of £20, if they should be the cause of any dispute with the said Henry. The deed enrolled in the presence of Poncius de la More, William de Durham, and Hugh Motun, Chamberlain.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], the same year, came Robert de Totenham and Hugh de Byflete, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £30 for leather; the same to be paid in the quinzaine of the Feast of St. Michael, one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday next before the Feast of St. James [25 July], the
same year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de
Releye, John de Westmulne, and Thomas de Derby, and
acknowledged themselves severally bound to Gerard de Russilun
and William de "Rokoleby" in the sum of £80 5*s*. for leather
and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., £55 at the Feast of All
Saints and the residue at the Feast of St. Nicholas following;
and unless, &c.

## Folio 12.

The same day came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun and William
de "Koleby" in the sum of £13 10*s*. for leather; the same to be
paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], the same year, came Ralph de Chester, Alan de Holecote, and Robert de "Ehefeud," skinners, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Gerard de Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £30 for coney-skins; the same to be paid in good, unclipped pence and halfpence on the Feast of St. Edward next, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], the same
year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de Westmulne, and Richard de Asseburne, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of
"Waumesel," in Spain, in the sum of £49 10*s*. for leather; to
be paid at the Feast of the Nativity the following year, and
unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.], the same year, came Tristram le Cheverer and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun, and William de Prangeres and William de "Rocolum-beuino" (fn. 1) his partners, merchants of Spain, in the sum of £50 for goat-skins; to be paid on the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], in good, unclipped pence and halfpence. Pledges, Robert Haweteyn and Walter Haweteyn And unless, &c.

## Folio 12 b.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Thomas de Cestrehunte and Vincent de Totenham, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter de Yveneys, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £23 for leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence and the other in good halfpence, at Christmas, 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278]; and unless, &c. Nicholas de Madrit appointed Peter's attorney.

Tuesday next before the Feast of Nativ. B. Mary [8 Sept.], the same year, came Richard de Burgo, John de Westmulne, Thomas de Derby, and Hugh de Byflete, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Peres, merchant of Burus, (fn. 2) in Spain, in the sum of £32 for leather; the same to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

Friday the morrow of the Nativity B. Mary [8 Sept.], the
same year, came John de Northawe, goldsmith, and acknowledged he had received two cups of mazer (*de murro*) circled
with silver, without feet, together with the sum of 20*s*. for adding
feet to the said cups, from William de Ho, steward to the Queenmother; so that the said John shall well and truly make the cups
according to agreement, and shall deliver them to the said
William or his attorney within one month after Michaelmas
Baudet Hun', le Buscher, of the Ward of Castle Baynard,
appointed William's attorney to attend the enrolment and to
receive the cups.

Tuesday before the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], the same year, came John de Releye, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Peres, merchant of Bures, and Martin John (?), merchant of "Botor'," in the sum of £20 for leather; the same to be paid in good, unclipped pence and halfpence at the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] the following year [A.D. 1278], and unless, &c.

## Folio 13.

Friday next before Michaelmas, 6 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, Hugh de Byflete, and Thomas de Derby, and acknowledged themselves bound to Bartram de la Speres de Cundom' in the sum of £42 for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] the following year [A.D. 1278], viz., two-thirds in round pence and the remainder in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Tuesday before Michaelmas, the same year, came Emma,
wife of Bernard de Fylers, and acknowledged herself bound to
Walter de Sandon', co. Surrey, in the sum of 100*s*. for wheat,
barley, and oats; to be paid at the Feast of the Purific. B. Mary
[2 Feb.] the following year [A.D. 1278-9], and unless, &c.

Saturday after the octave of St. Michael, the same year, came
Isabella Bukerel and Dyonisia, relict of William Bukerel, executors of William Bukerel, draper, (fn. 3) and acknowledged themselves severally bound to John Dunden and his partners, merchants
of "Cauz," in the sum of £20 9*s*. 4*d*. for cloth; the same to be
paid, viz., £7 10*s*. at the Feast of St. Martin, £7 10*s*. at the
Feast of the Purification, and £5 9*s*. 4*d*. at Easter; and unless, &c.

The same day came Robert, late servant to Henry de Gloucester, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound in the sum of £10 for releasing him from service; the same to be paid to the said Henry by instalments, viz., 5 marks at Christmas next and 2 marks at each of the five quarters following. Sureties for payment, viz., Richard, son of Richard Bonaventure, John de Pontefract, goldsmith; Gregory le Lorimer, Richard Bonaventure, goldsmith, and unless, &c. Also Walter le Poter became surety to indemnify the Chamberlain by reason of the above acquittance. (fn. 4)

## Folio 13 b.

Saturday next after the octave of St. Michael, the same year,
came Reymund de Bordeaux, saddler, and Symon de Sancto
Licio [Senliz], saddler, and acknowledged themselves bound to
Gobert Gerard de "Caurs" (fn. 5) or Stephen "Karewen" de "Caurs"
in the sum of £31 16*s*., viz., one moiety in good, unclipped pence
and the other in halfpence, for leather and red bazen; the same to
be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

Friday the morrow of the Feast of Translation of St. Edward
[13 Oct.], the same year, came Matthew the saddler, of the
Ward of Chepe, to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself
bound to Boydin de Cambray in the sum of 76*s*.; to be paid
at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], the same year, came Henry de Pelham, Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, Robert de Totenham, Thomas de Derby, Thomas de Cestrehunte, Hugh de Byflete, and John de Westmulne, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Stephen de "Caruien," merchant of "Cauurs," and Bernard his brother, in the sum of £113 for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., £13 at the Feast of St. Hillary next and £100 on Palm Sunday; and unless, &c.

## Folio 14.

The same day came John de Pontefract, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert, late servant to Henry de Gloucester, in the sum of £10, money borrowed; the same to be paid, viz., 5 marks at Christmas, 7 Edward I. [A.D 1278], and 2 marks at each of the five quarters following. Sureties for payment, viz., Hugh de la More, John, son of David de Enefeud, goldsmith, Colin de Northamptone, goldsmith, Martin de Amberesbire, goldsmith; and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], the same
year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de "Walmesete," in Spain, in the
sum of £5 10*s*. for bazen; to be paid in good pence and halfpence at the Feast of St. Nicholas next [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

Saturday next after the Feast of All Saints, the same year, came Hugh de Byflete, Richard de Burgo, John de Releye, John de Westmulne, Thomas de Derby, and Vyncent de Totenham, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves bound to Arnold Beck, of Montpellier, and Bernard de "Vrue," of the same, in the sum of £35 for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

Friday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] before Christmas,
in the month of October (*sic*), the same year, came John Paris (?),
saddler (*cellarius*), and acknowledged himself bound to John
Gendun, merchant of "Caurs," in the sum of £17 in good pence
and halfpence; to be paid to him or his attorney, or to his
partners, viz., Peter or William de Busseneys, of the company
of William de Verteyl, on the morrow of Pentecost; and unless, &c.

## Folio 14 b.

Friday next within the said (*sic*), 6-7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278],
came Richard de Burgo and acknowledged himself bound to
Peter de Wamesel, in Spain, merchant, in the sum of £4 10*s*.
for bazen; the same to be paid, viz., 50*s*. at the Feast of St.
Nicholas [6 Dec.], and the residue at Christmas; and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] in
October (*sic*), the same year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte,
cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Megg',
or Bartram Belny his servant, in the sum of £9 for bazen;
to be paid at Stamford Fair at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] in
October (*sic*), 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Bartholomew le
Blund, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to "Deutanto
the Bailiff (?) in the sum of 39*s*. for the manufacture of a cup;
the same to be paid within eight days of Wednesday next after
the Feast of St. Edmund, Abp. [16 Nov.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.],
7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278], came Richard de Burgo, Henry de
Pelham, John de Releye, Thomas de Derby, Thomas de Cestrehunte, Richard de Aseburne......and acknowledged themselves
severally bound to Peter, son of Peter Peres, and Andrew his
brother, of Castle Suris (*de Castello murium*), (fn. 6) in the sum of
£60 8*s*. 8*d*. for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz.
[two-thirds] at mid-Lent in good, unclipped pence, and one-third at *le Hokeday* in good, unclipped halfpence; and unless, &c.

The same day came the aforesaid Richard, Henry, John,
Thomas, Thomas, and Richard, together with Hugh de Byrflete,
to the house of Hugh Motun, the Chamberlain, when the Jews
were at the Guildhall, (fn. 7) and acknowledged themselves bound to
the above Peter and Andrew, of "Castris Surys," in the like sum
for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., two-thirds in
good pence and one-third in good halfpence, one moiety at
mid-Lent, and the other at *le Hokeday*; and unless, &c.

## Folio 15.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 7 Edward I.
[A.D. 1278], came William de Bray, currier, to the house of Hugh
Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph
Poyntel, of the same craft (*ejusdem officii*), in the sum of 66*s*. 6*d*.
for leather; the same to be paid, viz., 6*s*. 6*d*. on Christmas Eve,
20*s*. at Easter, and so from term to term 20*s*. until the whole
be paid; and unless, &c.

Thursday after Ash Wednesday [15 Feb.], the same year
[A.D. 1278-9], came Richard de Reyns, cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to John Bartram, merchant of Pampeluna,
in the sum of £3 16*s*. for leather; to be paid at *le Hokeday*, and
unless, &c.

On the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], the same year [A.D. 1279],
came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the
house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, when the Jews found
pledges (*vadiati*) at the Guildhall, and acknowledged themselves
bound to Gerard Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £8
in good, unclipped pence and halfpence, for Spanish goat-fells;
the same to be paid to him or to William de "Rocolbewyn"
his attorney, viz., 40*s*. at Easter, 60*s*. at Pentecost, and 60*s*. at
Midsummer; and unless, &c.

## Anno septimo.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278-9], came William de Craye, seller of goat-fells, to the shop of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Russilun, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £6; the same to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost in good, unclipped pence and halfpence, and unless, &c.

Wednesday before the Feast of Annunciation B Mary
[25 March], the same year, came Walter le Waleys, cordwainer,
to the shop of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged
himself bound to Peter Custes, merchant of Spain, in £50 for
leather; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence
and the other in good halfpence unclipped, in the rent (*in
redditu*) of the said Walter at St. Ives Fair, and unless, &c.

## Folio 15 b.

## At the Shop of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain.

Friday next before the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25
March], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1278-9], came Thomas de Derby,
cordwainer, and acknowledged himself bound to Matthew de
Bures, merchant of Spain, in the sum of £7 10*s*. for leather; the
same to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and
the other at Midsummer, to wit £6 in round, unclipped pence
and the remainder in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday in Easter week, 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came
William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the shop of
Hugh Motun, and acknowledged themselves bound to Matthew,
merchant of Bures, in Spain in the sum of £8 10*s*. for leather;
the same to be paid, viz., one moiety in good pence and the
other in good halfpence, without clipping, on the octave of
St. John the Baptist; and unless, &c.

The same day came Richard Prueth, mercer, to the
same place, and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Dare,
burgess of St. Omer, in the sum of £4 7*s*. for wimples (*pro
Ginplis*) of St. Omer; the same to be paid within one month
from Saturday next, and unless, &c.

Thursday next before *le Hokeday*, the same year, came Thomas
de Derby, cordwainer, to the shop of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Matthew de Bures, merchant of Spain,
in the sum of £6 10*s*. for leather; the same to be paid at the
Feast of St. James [25 July], viz., two-thirds in round, unclipped
pence and the rest in good halfpence; and unless, &c.

Saturday next before *le Hokeday*, the same year, came Nicholas
de Kerkeby, "megucer," and acknowledged himself bound to
"Arparicius," merchant of Bures, in Spain, in the sum of £13
for white leather, viz., "Baldred" of Spain; the same to be paid
at the Feast of Pentecost in good, unclipped pence or halfpence,
and unless, &c.

## Folio 16.

Tuesday next after the Feast of H. Trinity [28 May], 7
Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Richard Prouet to the house of
Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound
to Nicholas Dare, merchant, in the sum of 72*s*. for wimples
(*pro wimplis*) of St. Omer; the same to be paid in good money
that day five weeks, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of H. Trinity, the same year,
came William de Braye and William Poyntel, curriers, to the
house of Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves bound to Matthew de Bures, in Spain, in the sum of
£15 10*s*. for leather; the same to be paid at the Feast of
St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], viz., £10 in round pence and
£5 10*s*. in round halfpence; and unless, &c.

Monday after the octave of H. Trinity, the same year, came Thomas de Derby, cordwainer, to the house of Hugh Motun, and acknowledged himself bound to Sanchius [Sauchius ?] de Botor' in the sum of £15, of good, round, unclipped pence, for leather; the same to be paid on the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.] at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], the
same year, came Henry de Coventre, and acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Johannis de Contins, merchant of Bayonne,
in the sum of £50 good and lawful sterling, the mark being
reckoned at 13*s*. 4*d*.; the same to be paid at Michaelmas next,
and unless, &c. Thereupon the said Arnold came and granted
£10 of the said debt to John de Roncevaus (or Ronceval), (fn. 8) and
he would stand to the law in the City in respect of the sum of
£10 which is still owing, as the said John de Roncevaus asserts,
and which was paid at the request of the said Arnold to Bertram
Malvin and on his behalf, but this the said Arnold denies.
Accordingly £10 of the debt are to stand over until the matter
be discussed between them, &c. (fn. 9)

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], the
same year, came William de Braye and William Poyntel,
curriers of "Basanc'," (fn. 10) and acknowledged themselves bound to
Gerard de Russilun and William de Rocolbewyn, merchants of
Spain, in the sum of £11 10*s*., good money, for bazen of Spain;
the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of St. Bartholomew and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

## Folio 16 b.

Monday next after the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.], 7 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Richard de Mortone to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Turon' de Caus and John de la Pype, merchants of Bures, in the sum of £50 for leather and bazen; to be paid at Christmas, 8 Edward I. [A.D 1279], and unless, &c.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1279], came Simon de Gant, the elder, to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Simon de Gant, his son, a clerk, in the sum of £40, money borrowed; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Purification, and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], the same year, came Walter Hauteyn to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Basinge in the sum of £40 for wool; the same to be paid, viz., £20 at Easter and £20 at Pentecost; and unless, &c.

Friday before Christmas, the same year, came Reginald de
Suffolk, "feleper," and Gilbert the pelterer of Honilane, before
William de Durham at the Guildhall, and acknowledged themselves bound, as principal debtors, to Godwyn the "feleper," (fn. 11) on
behalf of Richard le Lung, "feleper," in the sum of £10; the
same to be paid by quarterly instalments of 50*s*., and
unless, &c.

The same day the said Richard le Lung, "feleper," acknowledged himself bound to the said Godwyn the "feleper" in the
sum of 40*s*.; to be paid by instalments of 10*s*. a quarter, and
unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1279-80], came Hugh Trigot, "laner," (fn. 12) and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph de Bedefunte in the sum of five marks; the same to be paid by instalments of one mark a quarter, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the octave of the Purification, the same
year, came Saer de Bockinge and acknowledged himself bound
to Adam de Arcubus in the sum of £10 13*s*. 4*d*. for a horse; the
same to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

## Folio 17.

Saturday next after Ash Wednesday [16 Feb.], 8 Edward I.
[A.D. 1279-80], came Simon Blouggerun, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Gilbert le Boucler in the sum of £6; to
be paid by instalments of 15*s*. a quarter, and unless, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of Annunciation of B. Mary
[25 March.], the same year, came Ralph de Balesham, saddler,
and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russilun in the
sum of 68*s*. for leather and bazen; the same to be paid, viz., one
moiety at Hockedaye and the other at the Feast of H. Trinity;
and unless, &c.

The following Saturday came Ralph de Balesham, saddler,
Gilbert de Granele, and John de Gardebois, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Coste in the sum of
£4 13*s*. 4*d*. for bazen; the same to be paid at Whitsuntide, and
unless, &c.

The same day came Ralph de Balesham and acknowledged himself bound to John Gardebois, son of Richard de Danecastre, saddler, in the sum of 48 marks; the same to be paid, viz., 20 marks at Whitsuntide, 20 marks at the Feast of St. Laurence at St. Botolph Fair, and 8 marks at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c. And the said John appoints Avice his wife his attorney to receive the money.

Friday next after the Feast of Annunciation of B. Mary [25 March.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Robert le Marescal, "Cossun," (fn. 13) and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph le Blund in 8 marks of good and new sterlings; (fn. 14) the same to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

The same day came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself
bound to Robert Deumars in the sum of £9 4*s*.; to be paid at
St. Botolph Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day came Thomas le Flauner (fn. 15) and acknowledged
himself bound to Hugh Megge, Arnald de la Bruwe, Arnald
Beck, John Jaudon', William Servat, and Dorde de Galin', in
the sum of £44 12*s*. for heavy goods of spicery (*pro aver de peis
de espicere*); (fn. 16) the same to be paid at Easter next, and unless, &c.

Tuesday next before Easter [21 April], the same year, came
Simon de Farnham, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound
to Henry de Hereford in the sum of £24; the same to be paid
by instalments of 100*s*. at Michaelmas every year for four years,
and the payment of £4 at Michaelmas, 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284];
and unless, &c.

Tuesday next before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Richard de Kyrkestede and Peter le Furbur, and acknowledged themselves bound to Gossalin Bonet, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of 26 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] in good and new pence, and unless, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], the
same year, came John de Reilegh and acknowledged himself
bound to Baudewin de Cambrai in the sum of 102*s*. for wine;
the same to be paid at the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.],
and unless, &c.

## Folio 17 b.

Saturday next after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Richard Pruet, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to William le Queynte de Paris in the
sum of £10 for mercery; the same to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at
Michaelmas and 100*s*. at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Pars' [Paris ?], saddler, and
acknowledged himself bound to Gerard de Russillon and
William de Rocalbewyn in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at
the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], the same year, came Ralph de Balesham, saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey de Paris, saddler, in the sum of £24 for saddles and lormery; (fn. 17) the same to be paid, viz., £12 at St. Botolph Fair, £6 at the Feast of All Saints, and £6 in the quinzaine of Easter, 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], and unless; &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June],
the same year, came John de Beche, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Laurence de Avene in the sum of 54*s*.
of new money, on account of a loan; the same to be paid
either to him or William de Farndone, viz., 20*s*. at the Feast
of St. Giles, 20*s*. at Christmas, and 14*s*. at the Purification,
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280-1], and unless, &c.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], the
same year, came the Prior of the New Hospital without Bishopsgate (fn. 18) before G[regory] de Rokesle, Mayor, and the Aldermen
in full Husting, and acknowledged himself bound to Richard
Scharp, butcher, in the sum of £63 8*s*. [*sic*] for meat; the same
to be paid within four years, viz., £15 19*s*. each year by quarterly instalments of 79*s*. 9*d*.; and unless, &c.

The same day came Reginald Canun in full Husting and
acknowledged himself bound to Bertram de Louvain, merchant
of Brabant, in the sum of £14 15*s*. of good lawful sterling; the
same to be paid, viz., one moiety in the quinzaine of St. Martin,
A.D. 1280, and the other a twelvemonth later; and unless, &c.

The same day came Hugh de la More, goldsmith, and
"Adinettus" de "Meschynke," tailor, and acknowledged himself
bound to Henry le Waleis in the sum of £12 18*s*. of new money;
to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 9 Edward I.
[A.D. 1280], &c.

Monday next before the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.],
the same year, came Roger Crok, "Cossun," and acknowledged
himself bound to Walter de Cornwall in the sum of £6 3*s*.; to
be paid at the Feast of St. Martin next [11 Nov.], and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.],
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], Vincent de Totenham, Philip de Kent,
Richard de Asseburn, and Reginald de Chigenhal (?) acknowledged [themselves bound] to Peter Coste and Arnold Jon (fn. 19) in
£6 8*s*.; to be paid, viz., 30*s*. at the Feast of St. Edward and the
residue at the Feast of All Saints.

## Folio 18.

The Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 8 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Roger Monserel, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Adam de Foleham the younger in the sum of £15, arrears of account; the same to be paid, viz., £7 at Easter and £8 at the following Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Dionisius [9 Oct.], the same
year, came Roger de Cleve, pepperer, and acknowledged himself bound to John Jeudon or Peter de Bossones in the sum of
£15; the same to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at the Feast of St. Botolph
[17 June] each year until the whole be paid; and unless, &c. (fn. 20)

Saturday next before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the
same year, came Thomas Coberd and acknowledged himself
bound to Andrew de "Chastelsuriz" (fn. 21) in the sum of 13*s*. 4*d*.; to be
paid at the Feast of Purification of B. Mary next, and unless, &c.

The same day Hugh de Byflete acknowledged himself bound
to Peter Coste or Arnold Johan in the sum of 27*s*.; to be paid
at the Feast of St. Hillary, and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the
same year, came Robert le Marescal, "Cossun," and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Ralph le Blound in the sum of
66*s*. 8*d*. for a horse; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], the same
year, came Remund de Burdeaus, and acknowledged himself
bound to Peter Coste in the sum of 107*s*.; to be paid within
three weeks after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], &c.

The same day came Geoffrey de Canterb[rege ?] and Roger
de Beverley, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter
Coste in the sum of 35*s*.; to be paid within fifteen days from
Sunday next, &c.

Friday next before the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.],
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came Fulk le Mercer and acknowledged himself bound to Walter le Cornwaleis in the sum of
66*s*. for wine; the same to be paid, viz., 26*s*. 6*d*. [*sic*] at Christmas, 20*s*. at the Feast of the Purification, and 20*s*. on Easter
Eve; and unless, &c.

The same day William Doket, taverner, came and acknowledged himself bound to Ernald de St. John in the sum of 18*s*.
for Adam de Aldermanneberi; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

The same day came William de Borham, "braeler," (fn. 22) and
acknowledged himself bound to the aforesaid Ernald in the sum
of 35*s*.; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at Christmas, and
the other at the Feast of the Purification B. Mary, for Agnes,
daughter of Richard Bultel; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next before the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.],
the same year, came William de Bray and acknowledged himself bound to John de Spineles in the sum of 60*s*.; the same to
be paid to the same or to John de Casseyn', viz., one moiety at
the Feast of the Purification, and the other at mid-Lent; and
unless, &c.

## Folio 18 b.

The eve of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280], came James de Knapton, mercer, Richard Prowet, mercer, and Richard de Norffolk, girdler, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Robert Deumars the elder in the sum of 8 marks; the same to be paid, viz., one moiety at mid-Lent, and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], the
same year, came Richard Prowet, mercer, and James de Knapton, mercer, and acknowledged themselves bound to Robert
Deumars in the sum of £9; the same to be paid, viz., £4 10*s*.
at mid-Lent, and a similar sum at Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday next before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.],
the same year, came Thomas de Cestrehunte and acknowledged
himself bound to Andrew de "Castro Soris" (fn. 23) in the sum of 68*s*.;
to be paid at St. Hillary; and he appoints Peter de Walmeset'
his attorney, and unless, &c.

The same day John de Gysors mainprised the executors of Giles le Taylur, citizen of Rouen, under penalty of £40 to Master Roger de Rothewelle, Dean of Arches, in the event of any one except the said executors laying claim to a certain sum of money sequestrated by the said Dean in the house of Stephen de Harwe.

Saturday next before the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the
same year [A.D. 1280-1], came Richard de Burgo, Thomas de
Ce[s]trehunte, and John de Westmolendino (Westmill), and
acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Coste and
Arnold Johan in the sum of £38 for leather; to be paid by
fortnightly instalments of 40*s*., and unless, &c.

The same day Richard de Burgo and Thomas de Ce[s]trehunte acknowledged themselves severally bound to Arnald Bek
in the sum of £8 9*s*. for leather; the same to be paid, viz., 40*s*.
in the first week of Lent, and £6 9*s*. at Easter; and unless, &c.

The same day William de Hodlege, pepperer, acknowledged
himself bound to Arnald Bek in the sum of 35*s*.; to be paid at
the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the
same year, Robert de Westmolendino acknowledged himself
bound to Arnold Bek in the sum of 100*s*.; the same to be paid,
viz., 60*s*. in the quinzaine next following, and 40*s*. in the quinzaine
of Lent; and unless, &c.

The following day William de Lindesey, painter, acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Bek in the sum of 20*s*.; to be
paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came John de Cestrehunte, "fethermongere," and acknowledged himself bound to Meynard Rog[er ?], merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of £12 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., £6 at mid-Lent and £6 at Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of Purification B. Mary [2 Feb.], the same year, came Roger Crok and acknowledged himself bound to Walter le Cornwaleis in the sum of £4; to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

## Folio 19.

Thursday before the Feast of Purification, 9 Edward I.
[A.D. 1280-1], came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself
bound to William de Hamme, "arsoner," (fn. 24) in the sum of £6 for
wool; the same to be paid, viz., 60*s*. at Easter and 60*s*. at
Whitsuntide; and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Purification, the same year, came
Richard Malemeyns and acknowledged himself bound to the
above William in 100*s*. for wool; the same to be paid, viz., 50*s*.
at Easter and 50*s*. at Whitsuntide; and unless, &c.

Thursday after the octave of the Purification, the same year, came Walter Hauteyn and acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of £10 for wool; to be paid within three weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

The following day came "James" de Knaptone, mercer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Hormede in the sum
of £4 8*s*.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at mid-Lent and the
other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.],
the same year, came Ralph Grut, residing with Henry le
Wympler, and acknowledged himself bound to Walter Hauteyn
in the sum of £8; the same to be paid, viz., 40*s*. at mid-Lent,
40*s*. on Easter Eve, and £4 within a month after Easter; and
unless, &c.

The Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], the same year, came Richard Pruet and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Rollers, burgess of Cambrai, and William his son, in the sum of £12 for mercery (?); to be paid at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], the same
year, Richard de Burgo, cordwainer, acknowledged himself
bound to Stephen de "Carven" in the sum of £8 for leather; the
same to be paid, viz., £4 at *la Hockedeye* and £4 at Midsummer;
and unless, &c.

The following Thursday came William de Bristoll, "buriler," (fn. 25)
and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Chastel Suriz"
in the sum of 109*s*. for yarn (*pro filacio*); the same to be paid,
viz., one moiety at Easter and the other at Pentecost; and
unless, &c.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], the
same year, came Robert le Taillur to the Guildhall before
Thomas de Basinge and acknowledged himself bound to
Remund de St. Clement and William Servat in the sum of £7
for silk; the same to be paid by instalments of 70*s*. at Midsummer and Christmas, and unless, &c.

Friday next after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], the same year, came Richard Pruet and "James" de Cnaptone, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Peter Camperien "de Rue bokere," (fn. 26) burgess of Bordeaux, and "Anianen" (fn. 27) de Safran in the sum of £8 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., £4 at Whitsuntide and £4 at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

## Folio 19 b.

Wednesday before the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25 March.], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1280-1], came Stephen de Wretele and "James" de Knapton, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Henry Buisch in the sum of £8 for Spanish yarn; one moiety to be paid on Sunday next after the Feast of Ascension, and the other at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

The same day Robert le Bel de Holeburne and William
Kying de Holeburne, tenants of a shop in Honilane, acknowledged
themselves severally bound to Andrew de "Castro Soris" or
Luke Peres in the sum of £12 10*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer,
and unless, &c.

The following Thursday came Richard de Kirkestede, Peter
de Briggewalter, "furbur," (fn. 28) and John de Westmelle, cordwainer,
and acknowledged themselves bound to Remund Martin, burgess of Bordeaux, and Reymund de Burgo his merchant, in the
sum of £31 10*s*. for wine; to be paid at Midsummer, and
unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], the
same year, came Stephen Saer, "laner," and acknowledged
himself bound to Henry de Farnham in the sum of £7 10*s*. for
wine; to be paid by equal instalments at Midsummer and
Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of Annunciation B. Mary [25 March], the same year [A.D. 1281], Hugh Trigod, Humphrey le "Wyttowier," (fn. 29) and Richard Toliser acknowledged themselves bound to Ralph Poyngtel in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before Easter [13 April], the same year, came John
de Kingestone, apprentice to John de Stanford, and acknowledged himself bound to his said master in the sum of £22 6*s*. 8*d*.,
arrears of account; the same to be paid by yearly instalments
of 47*s*. 6*d*. at Christmas, and unless, &c.

Sunday in the octave of Easter [13 April], the same year, Robert Scot, taverner, acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Casse and Remund Gerard de la Barde in the sum of £6; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Walebrok, cordwainer, and
acknowledged himself bound to William de Wautham, cordwainer, in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid by yearly instalments of
20*s*. at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

## Folio 20.

Friday before the Feast of St. George [23 April.], the same year [A.D. 1281], came the Prioress of Clerkenewelle to the Guildhall and acknowledged herself bound to Robert de Tundresle in the sum of £50 for wax and lead; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the octave of Easter, the same year, came
William de Hereford, armourer, to the Guild-hall (*in aula Gilde
Lond*') and acknowledged himself bound to Gregory de Rokesle,
the Mayor, in the sum of 13 marks for wine; to be paid at the
Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] Pledges for payment,
viz., William Cosin, William Savage, Robert de Bedeford, and
Richard de Suffok, armourer.

Wednesday next after the Feast of St. John ante portam
Latinam [6 May] came Richard de Stanford and acknowledged
himself bound to William de St. Bartholomew, the Mayor's valet,
in the sum of 100*s*. for wine received from John Child; to be paid
at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came
Matthew de Wodeham and acknowledged himself bound to the
above William in the sum of £8 8*s*. for wine; to be paid at
the same Feast, and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May],
the same year, William Clerk, "pessoner," acknowledged himself
bound to Robert de Sperlewell, chaplain, in the sum of 68*s*. 2*d*.
for G[ ], Rector of the church of Wulcherche; the same to
be paid, viz., 11*s*. on Sunday next, and 13*s*. 4*d*. at Midsummer,
Christmas, and Easter; and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of Pentecost [1 June], the same year,
Simon de Pelham, corder, and Gilbert his brother acknowledged
themselves bound to Peter de Camperien, of "bokere" street, (fn. 30)
burgess of Bordeaux, and Anianen de Saffran his merchant, in
the sum of 112*s*. for wine; to be paid according to terms
of a deed made on the Feast of St. Bartholomew; and
unless, &c.

Friday the morrow of the Feast of SS. Philip and James
[1 May], the same year, Geoffrey Cosin, mercer, acknowledged
himself bound to William de Keldon' in the sum of 54*s*.; to be
paid, one moiety at St. Botolph's Fair, and the other at Winchester Fair; and unless, &c.

Monday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], the same year, came Richard de Hakene, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to the executors of William Bokerel, draper, in the sum of £36 for Sir William de Persi, clerk; the same to be paid by instalments of £12 within the octave of Easter, at the Feast of St. Botolph, and at the Feast of St. Martin; and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the same Feast came Richard de
Kirkestede, John de Westmolendino, cordwainers, and Peter de
Brugewater, "forbur," and acknowledged themselves bound to
Elias Grymeward, merchant of "Brigelac," (fn. 31) and Emeric Marcin
his merchant, in the sum of £35 6*s*. 8*d*. for wine; to be paid at
the Feast of All Saints next ensuing, and unless, &c.

## Folio 20 b.

Monday next after the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July],
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], came John de Reylege, cordwainer,
and acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Chiket, merchant
of Bordeaux, in the sum of £12 for wine; to be paid by annual
instalments of 60*s*. at Easter, and unless, &c. The said Arnold
appoints Emma la Barbere his attorney.

Thursday the eve of the Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.],
the same year, came Gilbert de Colecestre, taverner, and
acknowledged himself bound to Bernard Remond de "Castro
Sarracein" (fn. 32) in the sum of £10 for wine; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 25*s*., and unless, &c.

The same day Henry Sovehod acknowledged himself bound
to Thomas Box in the sum of £4 3*s*. 2*d*.; to be paid at the
Feast of the Nativ. B. Mary, &c.

Saturday the morrow of the Assumption B. Mary [15 Aug.],
the same year, came Cristian the taverner and acknowledged he
had received six casks of wine from William Varache for sale,
which wine was worth £13 and was stored in the cellars of
Walter de Berdene. He further acknowledged he had received
from the aforesaid William four silver cups weighing 40*s*. 3*d*.,
which he would account for when he had sold the wine; and for
so doing he pledges himself and chattels, &c.

[The same day came William "Varache" and] (fn. 33) Alan de Suffoke and acknowledged themselves bound to Bernard de Labes, merchant of Tolose, in the sum of £45 for wine; to be paid at Easter next according to the terms of a letter obligatory between them made, and unless, &c.

The same day came William de Hereford, "armerer," and
acknowledged himself bound to William Varache in the sum of
£4 6*s*. 8*d*. for wine; to be paid at the Feast of St. Edward next,
and unless, &c.

Friday the Feast of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.]
came Sarah, widow of Richard de "Depedale," and Elias de
Wicumbe, and bound themselves to indemnify Robert de Thorneye and Stephen de "Depeldale" to the extent of 43*s*. against
the executors of the aforesaid Richard, as appears in a certain
deed between them made. Elena de Blonmoster gave 6*s*. for
the recognizance.

Sunday next after the Feast of Assumption of B. Mary
[15 Aug.], the same year, came John Tilli, cordwainer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Ralph Poyngtel in the sum of
£7 10*s*. for leather; to be paid at the Feast of the Decollation
of St. John Bapt., and unless, &c.

Saturday before the Feast of Nativity of B. Mary [8 Sept.]
came William de Dunton' and acknowledged himself bound to
Richard de Romi and William de St. Bartholomew in the sum
of 50*s*.; to be paid on the morrow of All Saints [1 Nov.], and
unless he so do he agrees that four furred robes, put in pledge,
shall be sold.

Thursday next after Michaelmas [29 Sept.], the same year,
came Richard de Burgo, Thomas de Ce[s]trehunte, and John de
Westmolendino, cordwainers, and acknowledged themselves
jointly and severally bound to Thomas Clerk in the sum of
£6 5*s*.; to be paid, viz., 60*s*. within fifteen days from Sunday
next, and the balance fifteen days later; and unless, &c.

Tuesday next after the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap. [21 Sept.], the same year, came Michael le Potter and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Tundresle in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Easter next, and unless, &c.

Thomas de Derbi, Richard de Esseburne, and Henry de Pek, the same year, acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Martin de Bures in the sum of £4 for leather; to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] next, &c.

William le Kyng acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de
"Castro Surriz" in the sum of 117*s*.; to be paid, one moiety at
the Feast of St. Edward and the other at the Feast of All
Saints, &c.