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## Folio 21.

Wednesday next after Michaelmas [29 Sept.], the same year,
came Robert de St. Edmund and acknowledged himself bound
to Reginald, son of Stephen de St. Edmund, in the sum of
60*s*.; to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

The same day John de Canterbury, "chapeler," (fn. 1) acknowledged
himself bound to Michael Finekelstale in the sum of £7; the
same to be paid, viz., 40*s*. at the Feast of St. Edward, 50*s*. at
Christmas, and 50*s*. at the Feast of the Purification; and unless, &c.

Monday after the Feast of St. Michael, the same year, came Robert de St. Alban, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to Gombaud de Cokewetes and John de la Sale in the sum of £6 for wine; one moiety to be paid at Christmas and the other at the Feast of the Purification, and unless, &c.

(Thursday next after the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], 16 Edward I. [A.D. 1288], came John de la Sale and appointed Elias Anker his attorney.)

The same day came Richard de St. Botolph and acknowledged himself bound to the aforesaid Gumbard and John in the sum of £8; one moiety to be paid at Christmas and the other at the Feast of the Purification, and unless, &c.

The same day came Richard, son of Cristiana de Waude,
and acknowledged himself bound to Salaman le Cotiler in the
sum of 32*s*., &c.

Monday the Feast of the Translation of St. Edward [13 Oct.],
the same year, came Roger de Coventre, taverner, and
acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Rokesle, junior,
in the sum of £10 10*s*. for wine; to be paid within fifteen
days, and unless, &c.

The same day Richard, son of Richard de Ewelle, acknowledged himself bound to Adam de Colecestre and Dionisia his wife in the sum of 8 marks; one moiety to be paid at Christmas and the other at Easter, and unless, &c.

The same day William le Convers acknowledged himself bound to Roger de Winchester, clerk, in the sum of £10; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] next.

Wednesday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.],
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], came Richard de Hakeburne, mercer,
and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hakene in the
sum of 60*s*.; to be paid in the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.], &c.

Saturday after Ash Wednesday [11 Feb.], 10 Edward I.
[A.D. 1281-2], came Gilbert de Colecestre, taverner, and paid
William "Varache" the sum of 25*s*., part of a debt due to
Bernard Remund de "Castro Sarrazin." The said William
proffers the bond of the said Bernard, which bond remains in
the hands of Hugh Motun, the Chamberlain, because he had
not a letter of attorney [which letter had been delivered to
William "Barache" on this condition, viz., that the said William
would restore it if the said Hugh were indemnified by the
aforesaid Gilbert (fn. 2)].

(Wednesday next after the Annunciation of B. Mary
[25 March], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], the aforesaid William
Barache received 20*s*. of the aforesaid debt at the hands of
Cecilia, wife of the aforesaid Gilbert.)

### Folio 21 b.

Tuesday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 9 Edward I.
[A.D. 1281], came Sewal le Pessoner and acknowledged
himself bound to Ralph de Alegate, clerk, in the sum of
40*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10*s*., and
unless, &c.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the same year,
came Roger de Cleve, pepperer, and acknowledged himself
bound to Hugh Megge and Ector his brother in the sum of
20 marks; the same to be paid by quarterly instalments of
13*s*. 4*d*., and unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came
Thomas Sely, "peleter," to the Guild-hall (*ad Aulam Gilde*) and
acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Rokesle, senior,
in the sum of £24 for lead; to be paid within the quinzaine
of Easter, and unless, &c.

The eve of St. Edmund, King and Martyr [20 Nov.],
came Michael le Poter and John de Wodeham and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Bordeaus, merchant, in
the sum of £6; the same to be paid, viz., 20*s*. on Tuesday next
and 100*s*. at mid-Lent; and unless, &c.

Monday the eve of St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], John de Storteford, goldsmith, acknowledged himself bound to Sir Hugh Fitz Otho, Robert Dine, and Sir Walter, Vicar of Gatingethorp, (fn. 3) executors of Warin Dine, (fn. 4) in the sum of 30 marks for a house formerly belonging to the said Warin, which the said executors had sold to the said John; one moiety to be paid in the first week of Lent and the other at Michaelmas; and unless paid, the executors to resume possession of the said house.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], the
same year, came Nicholas le Convers and acknowledged
himself bound to Sir Robert de Cokesfeld, Knt., in the sum of
10 marks for 6 marks annual quit-rent; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 33*s*. 4*d*., and unless, &c. Robert de Totenham
appointed attorney by Sir Robert aforesaid.

### Folio 22.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.] came Matthew
de Ponfreit and Olive his wife to the Guild-hall (*ad Aulam Gilde*)
and acknowledged themselves bound to Emeric Marcin in the
sum of 40*s*. borrowed money; to be paid within the quinzaine
of Easter, and unless, &c.

The following day came Raban de Braban and acknowledged himself bound to Galiard de Spaus (?), merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of £9 for wine; to be paid within five weeks of Easter, and unless, &c.

Be it remembered that the Chamberlain is bound to answer
for 6*d*. paid for an enrolment between Reginald Fitz Stephen
and Robert de St. Edmund.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], the same
year, came Alice, late wife of Henry le Wympler, and
acknowledged herself bound to Andrew de "Castro Suris,"
merchant of Spain, in the sum of 60*s*. for yarn; to be paid
by quarterly instalments of 10*s*., and unless, &c.

The same day came "James" le Reve, "pessener," and acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Stanford in the sum of 5 marks for a horse; to be paid on Easter Eve, and unless, &c.

The same day Robert, son of Richard Digon, acknowledged himself bound to Peter Cosin in the sum of 27 marks for wool; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Feast of St. John the Baptist, &c.

### Ann. x°.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.],
came Michael de St. Alban, "oynter," and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Burgo in the sum of £6 10*s*. for wine;
to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

Monday before the Nativity of our Lord, the same year, came
Geoffrey de Brackinge, "buriler," and acknowledged himself
bound to Hugh Motun in the sum of 27*s*.; to be paid at Easter,
and unless, &c.

The same day Robert Bate de Leicestre, Geoffrey de Oxford, Walter Pope, Hugh his brother, and John de Harwe acknowledged themselves severally bound to "Ingeram" de "Hestrus," clerk to Sir Edmund, (fn. 5) in the sum of 8 marks for a horse; to be paid within a month of Easter, and unless, &c.

### Folio 22 b.

Saturday before the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1281-2], John de Cestrehunte, "plumer," acknowledged himself bound to John de Cestrehunte, taverner, in the sum of £4; one moiety to be paid at the Feast of the Purification and the other at mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

Monday after the Epiphany [6 Jan.], the same year, William
le Kyng de Honilane and Robert de Donwich, skinners, acknowledged themselves bound to Andrew de "Castro Suris" in the
sum of £7 10*s*.; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the same year, Thedmar le Estreis (fn. 6) and Elias Russel acknowledged themselves bound to the executors of Richard de Waledene in the sum of £150; the same to be paid, viz., £40 within a week, £40 at mid-Lent, and £70 at Easter. Pledges for payment, Robert de Rokesle, junior, and Robert de Meldeburne; and unless, &c.

Thursday next after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], the
same year, Alice, late wife of Henry le Wimpler, acknowledged
herself bound to Robert de Arras in the sum of 60*s*.; to be paid
by quarterly instalments of 15*s*., and unless, &c.

Laurence Crisp and Nicholas de Kirgebi acknowledged themselves bound to Thomas le Barber in the sum of 30*s*.; one
moiety to be paid at Easter and the other at Midsummer, &c.

Richard Peverel, mercer, acknowledged himself bound to
Michael de Cambrei in the sum of 60*s*. for mercery; the same
to be paid, viz., 20*s*. at Hockedaye, anno 10 Edward I., 20*s*.
at the Feast of All Saints, and 20*s*. at the Feast of the Purification, anno 11 Edward I.; and unless, &c.

Gilbert de Mereden acknowledged himself bound to Michael
de Caumberei in the sum of £8 for mercery; the same to be
paid, viz., 60*s*. at Midsummer, 60*s*. at the Feast of All Saints,
and 40*s*. at Easter; and unless, &c.

William Varage acknowledged himself bound to Master
James (*Jacopo*) de St. George in the sum of £16; to be paid
in the octave of Easter, and unless, &c.

Saturday next after Ash Wednesday [11 Feb.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1281-2], came Walter de la Forde, corder, to the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Roger de Brigerack (fn. 7) and Bernard Doming' his merchant in the sum of £12 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., £4 at the Feast of the Ascension, £4 at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, and £4 at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

Robert de Westmolendino acknowledged himself bound to
Arnold Bek in the sum of £22 15*s*. for spices; the same to be
paid, viz., £11 7*s*. 6*d*. at mid-Lent and £11 7*s*. 6*d*. in the
quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], the same year, came John de "Cesthunte," called "Fethermongere," (fn. 8) and acknowledged himself bound to John de Lincoln in the sum of £4 for a horse; to be paid at St. Botolph's Fair on the Feast of St. James, Ap. [25 July], &c.

The same day came Fulk le Mercer and acknowledged himself bound to Emeric Marcin, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £6; one moiety to be paid within a month and the other at St. Botolph's Fair, and unless, &c.

### Folio 23.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Matthew, (fn. 9) Ap. [21 Sept.], the same year, came Thomas Heyrun and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Megge in the sum of £18 for spicery; the same to be paid, viz., £6 at St. Botolph's Fair every year until the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

Wednesday before the Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas
[7 March], the same year, came Gilbert de Eynefford, leathercurrier, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Chaude
spine, merchant, and Peter Fraunck, merchant of "Kaiarck," (fn. 10) in
the sum of £35 for leather; the same to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at
Whitsuntide, and instalments of 38*s*. at the Feast of St. Botolph,
at Michaelmas, at Christmas, and so quarterly until the whole
be paid; and unless, &c.

Thomas, son of Henry de Winchester, Knight and convert, (fn. 11)
acknowledged himself bound to Gilbert le Paumer, marshal (*i.e*.,
farrier), in the sum of 5 marks for a horse; to be paid at
Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

Alan de Schordich acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of 5 marks 11 shillings; to be paid at Michaelmas. Pledges, Reginald de Laufare and Henry de Laufare, &c.

### Ann. x.

Wednesday before Palm Sunday [22 March] came Robert
le Scherere and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de
Spineto in the sum of 6*s*. 8*d*.; the same to be paid, viz.,
2*s*. at Midsummer, 2*s*. at Michaelmas, and 2*s*. 8*d*. at Christmas, &c.

The same day came John, son of John de Spain, and
acknowledged himself indebted to Master Henry de Reigate in
the sum of £6 and 4*d*.; to be paid on demand, for which he
mortgages his house.

Michael de St. Alban, "oyncter," acknowledged himself bound to Remund de St. Julian and Peter Maynsen, "Borgens'," and William de Acre their merchant, in the sum of £26; one moiety to be paid at Whitsuntide, and the other three weeks later; and unless, &c. The creditors appoint William de Knaresbourk their attorney to recover the debt.

Michael de St. Alban, "oyncter," acknowledged himself bound to John de Scheaute, of Bordeaux, and John de Ferers his merchant, in the sum of £50 for wine; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c. Power of attorney as above.

Richard de Monpeillers acknowledged himself bound to Simon Godard in the sum of £6 for spicery; one moiety to be paid at Midsummer, and the other at St. Botolph's Fair; and unless, &c.

### Folio 23 b.

Richard de Kyrkestede, cordwainer, acknowledged himself
bound to Amenaud de Spain and Arnold de la Fossie, merchants
of *la Riole*, (fn. 12) in the sum of £24 for wine; to be paid at the Feast
of St. Margaret.

(Tuesday next after the Assumption B. Mary [15 Aug.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], the said Richard paid £12 and promised to pay the remainder of the above debt at Christmas, for which Richard de Morton, cordwainer, stands security.)

Richard de St. Botolph, taverner, acknowledged himself
bound to Girard Roger and Bernard "de Mygges" (fn. 13) in the sum
of £4 for wine; the same to be paid, viz., 20*s*. at Whitsuntide
and 60*s*. at Midsummer, &c.

Andrew de Ibernia (?), tailor, acknowledged himself bound
to Peter de Bruges, "le Forbur," in the sum of 10 marks; to be
paid within three weeks of Midsummer, &c., because before the
Mayor (*quia coram Maiore*).

Thursday after the octave of Easter [29 March], 10 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282], came Godsalin Bonet de "Burdeus" to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Stephen Germein of
Winchelese in the sum of £7 for freight of wine; to be paid at
the Feast of H. Trinity, &c. The same day came the same
Godsalin and paid the said Stephen £12 for freight, and they
had nothing (*nichil habuerunt*) for enrolment.

Saturday after the octave of Easter, the same year, came Bernard Domynges, Emeric "Marcyn," Arnold Fokeras, and Bernard le "Gaane," and acknowledged themselves bound to Godard le Cock de Winchelese in the sum of £30 for freight of "la Longbord"; to be paid at the Feast of H. Trinity, &c. The same day the said merchants paid the said Godard the whole residue of freight of the aforesaid ship, on condition that the said Godard would allow them all that is reasonable.

Wednesday next after Hokeday came Thomas Fitz Thomas, draper, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Meinsent and William de Acre, merchants of "Burdeus," in the sum of £15 for wine; to be paid within the octave of St. John the Baptist, and unless, &c.

Friday next after Hok[eday], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], came Richard de la Freche, woolmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Arnold Pasturel, merchant of "Brugelak," (fn. 14) and Bernard his merchant, in the sum of £7 for wine; to be paid at the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen, &c.

Saturday next after Hock[eday], the same year, came Robert
le Scot, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to John le
Ferreres, merchant of John Dissote, burgess of "Burdeaus," in
the sum of £9 10*s*. for wine; the same to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at
the Feast of H. Trinity, and £4 10*s*. at the Feast of St. Martin;
and unless, &c.

Wednesday next after the quinzaine of Easter [29 March],
the same year, Stephen le Chaucer acknowledged himself
bound to Henry de Hormad, called "boyhz," (fn. 15) in the sum of
100*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark.
William de Staunford surety, &c.

### Folio 24.

Monday next after our Lord's Ascension [7 May], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], the wardship of Thomas and Matilda, children of Walter de Kyngestone, was in full Husting entrusted to Thomas Clerk, "poleter," (fn. 16) together with their houses, rents, &c., until they come to lawful age, on condition that the said Thomas provide the said children with food, clothing, and all other necessaries, and restore to them their property in good condition upon their coming of age. Sureties for his so doing, viz., Richard de Burgo, Robert le Fener, William le Bocler, and John Wytfis.

In the week of Pentecost came John de Cesthunte and acknowledged himself bound to Bernard de Sideleye, or William Sikard
his attorney, in the sum of 60*s*.; to be paid within (*infra*)
St. Botolph's Fair in the City of London, and unless, &c.

Monday the morrow of H. Trinity [24 May], the same year,
came Reginald de Lawefare to the Guildhall and acknowledged
himself bound to Gilbert le Marescal in the sum of 50*s*. for a
horse; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c. Henry de
Laufare, spicer, becomes surety for the said Reginald.

### Folio 24 b.

Monday before the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], came Fulk de St. Edmund and acknowledged himself bound to John de la Sale, merchant of St. "Makayr'," (fn. 17) and Elias Anker de "Bordeus" in the sum of £28; to be paid to the same or their attorney holding the bond in London at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

The same day and year came the aforesaid Fulk and acknowledged himself bound to Peter, "monatario de Armenack," (fn. 18) and Peter "Frankco" (fn. 19) in the sum of £12; to be paid at the above date, and unless, &c.

Monday after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], the same year, came Edmund Horn and John le Benere and acknowledged themselves bound to Henry le Waleys, then Mayor, in the sum of £20; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

Thursday before the Feast of Nativ. of St. John Bapt.
[24 June], the same year, came Stephen le Sawyer and
acknowledged a certain deed whereby he demised to William
le Convers, lately deceased, an annual quitrent of one mark,
charged on his house in the parish of St. Andrew Huberd, for a
term of thirteen years. After Henry de Farnham has been
satisfied of the sum of £7 10*s*. 6*d*., the executors [of the aforesaid William] may take the said annual rent for the term aforesaid, unless the said Stephen is able in the meantime to come to
an agreement with them for annulling the deed.

The same day and year came Robert de Rochesford, apprentice to Roger Wastel, and acknowledged himself bound to pay at
his master's request the sum of 71*s*. out of money received from
his said master; and because he would not pay the same, and
could not find security for it, he is committed to prison until, &c.

Tuesday the Feast of Nativ. St. John Bapt. [24 June], the
same year, came Gilbert de Reyle and acknowledged himself
bound to Richard le Gras in the sum of 7 marks; to be paid,
viz., 40*s*. at the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] and 4 marks
at the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], under penalty of paying
20*s*. to the fabric of London Bridge; and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr [7 July],
the same year, came Alice, relict of William Bokerel, and quitclaimed to Josep le Akatur and Juliana his wife her third part of
a certain house, claimed as dower; for which quitclaim the said
Josep and Juliana owe the said Alice 8 marks and a gown of
the value of 20*s*.; of which they have paid her 26*s*. 8*d*. and 20*s*.
for the gown. Of the residue they will pay her 2 marks at the
next Court and 4 marks at Michaelmas following.

### Folio 25.

Tuesday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr
[7 July], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], Richard de Hakeburn
acknowledged himself bound to Lupus, merchant of Luka, in the
sum of £8 18*s*. for mercery; the same to be paid, viz., 40*s*.
before the next Sunday, 18*s*. the following week, and half a
mark each week until the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], the
same year, Thomas de "Caponeshorse," (fn. 20) Roger de Hatfeld,
Michael de Aungre, and Thomas de Morton, burellers and
weavers, acknowledged themselves bound to Bartholomew Lusco
de Hambourk in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid within five years
by quarterly instalments of 5*s*., commencing at Michaelmas
next, and unless, &c. John de Canterbury appointed attorney
to receive the money.

Recognizance by Richard le Paumer and Robert le Woder of debt of 2½ marks to the above Bartholomew; to be paid at Michaelmas.

Wednesday after the Assumption of B. Mary [15 Aug.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], William Barage acknowledged himself bound to John de Soliis and Arnald de Soliis and their partners in the sum of £16 for wine; to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

The same day and year Geoffrey de Wetheresfeld acknowledged himself bound to John "Timbermongere" in the sum of
£4 10*s*. for corn; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10*s*.,
and unless, &c.

The same day and year Reginald de Chygenhale acknowledged himself bound to Vincent de Totenham in the sum of
21*s*.; to be paid, viz., 12*d*. the week after the Feast of St. Bartholomew and a similar sum weekly until Michaelmas, and after
Michaelmas a weekly sum of 2*s*. until the whole be paid; and
unless, &c.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], the same year, Richard de Hakeburn acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de Vileneve in the sum of £13 for mercery; to be paid at the Feast of Nativ. B. Mary [8 Sept.], and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the above Feast Walter Diry, Henry Boyhz, (fn. 21)
and Richard Fethermongere acknowledged themselves bound
to John de Soliis and Arnald de Soliis, partners, in the sum of
64*s*. for wool; to be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.]
next ensuing, and unless, &c.

The same day John de Hakeburn acknowledged himself
bound, on behalf of Ludekin de "Calanon" (?), to pay the sum
of £8 to the Mayor and Commonalty of London on Michaelmas
Day, under penalty of 100*s*. for the work of London Bridge;
and unless, &c.

The same day Peter de Micham acknowledged [himself bound] to Bartholomew de Hamburk in the sum of £6; to be paid at Easter, 11 Edward I., and unless, &c. Hereman (?) le Estreys appointed attorney to receive the money.

### Folio 25 b.

Monday before the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], 10 Edward I. [1282], Thomas Fitz Thomas, citizen and draper, caused a deed to be read, whereby he confirmed a grant made by Cecilia his mother to Fulk de St. Edmund of an annual quitrent of 11 marks, issuing from certain tenements in Candlewystrate and Soperlane, for a term of fifteen years; the confirmation being made for a clove of gillyflower.

The same day a deed of covenant was acknowledged whereby the aforesaid Cecilia demised to the above Fulk the annual quitrent aforesaid.

*Scriptum Ricardi fratris Thome.*

The same day Richard, brother of the aforesaid Thomas, confirmed the grant of the above Cecilia in like manner as Thomas.

The same day a deed was acknowledged whereby the above Fulk de St. Edmund covenanted to annul the above grant by Cecilia on payment by her of the sum of £50; viz., £40 on All Saints' Day and £10 at Christmas.

### Folio 26.

Saturday before the Feast of Exaltation of Holy Cross [14 Sept.], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], Thomas de Conduit, taverner, came to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Elias de Ponte de "Brigerake" (fn. 22) in the sum of £35 for wine; to be paid to him or his attorney, Arnald de Port, or to the bearer of his tally, viz., one moiety at Christmas and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Tuesday the morrow of the Exaltation of Holy Cross
[14 Sept.] Walter de la Forde acknowledged himself bound
to Hugh de Dunton' in the sum of 22*s*., and the Mayor ordered
that it should be paid within a fortnight.

Friday before the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 10 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282], Robert de Norhamton, chaucer, (fn. 23) acknowledged
himself bound to Peter Fraunk and Peter Chaudespine, merchant
of "Caiark," in the sum of 40*s*. for silk; to be paid, viz., 20*s*.
at Christmas, 10*s*. at Midsummer, and 10*s*. at Michaelmas; and
unless, &c.

Sunday before the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.] Hugh de Dunton' acknowledged that he had received the sum of 10 marks from Robert le Cheyner, by way of surety for William de Brampton, valet to the said Hugh.

Friday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] Richard Hakeburne acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de Vileneve in the sum of £9 for mercery; to be paid, viz., one moiety before Christmas Eve, and the other before Palm Sunday. In default, Gilbert de Horsham, mercer, and Matilda de Salle bind themselves, each for the whole, to pay the money.

Tuesday the eve of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] Robert
de Derherst, butcher, acknowledged himself bound to Ralph le
Blount in the sum of £19 5*s*. 5*d*.; to be paid, viz., £10 5*s*. 5*d*. at
the Epiphany, and £9 on the first Sunday in Lent. In default,
William de Haveresham, "taylur," and Stephen Oynter, who
was with Roger le Chaundiler, bind themselves as principal
debtors to pay the money.

### Folio 26 b.

### The Second Year of the Mayoralty of H. le "Galeys."

Friday after the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.],
10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], the second year of the Mayoralty
of H[enry] le "Waleys," Annere (?) de Donton' acknowledged
himself bound to Hugh de Donton' in the sum of £10 5*s*. 4*d*.;
binding himself, Alan and Vincent his brothers, and Walter de
Gloucestre in the manner in which they formerly were bound
*in isto libro et anno isto*. The money to be paid at Christmas,
and unless, &c.

Saturday the eve of All Saints' [1 Nov.] Geoffrey de Braye,
"coureur," acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de "Castro
Soris" and Luke Petre in the sum of 59*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid, viz.,
half a mark at Easter and following quarter days until the
whole be paid; and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], the second year of the Mayoralty of Henry le Galeys, came William Barache to the Guildhall before the Mayor and acknowledged himself bound to Mannin Hertaud, Peter Poun, and Bernard "Sydoin" in the sum of £84 for seventy tuns of wine; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c. (fn. 24)

Saturday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] Walter
Hauteyn, mercer, acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de
Reyns de Kersi in the sum of £17 10*s*.; to be paid, one moiety
at St. Botolph's Fair and the other at Christmas; and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Hubert
de Bissopesgate to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself
bound to Gilbert le Marescal in the sum of £6 13*s*. 4*d*. for two
horses; to be paid, viz., 5 marks at Easter and 5 marks at
Pentecost; and unless, &c.

The same day came Geoffrey de Neddinge, William de Staunford, Alan de Suffolk, and Walter le Chaundiler, and acknowledged themselves bound, on behalf of the Abbot of Redinges, (fn. 25) to Sir Hugh Fitz Oto in the sum of 100 marks; to be paid to the said Sir Hugh or to Sir Gregory de Rokesle on the morrow of Hokeday, anno 11 Edward I.; and unless, &c.

Friday the Feast of St. Edmund, King [20 Nov.], came
William Barache and acknowledged to Richard de Portesume
de la Pole the sum of £24 and 4*d*. for freight; to be paid within
a fortnight, under penalty of 100*s*. to the work of London Bridge.
In the meantime the aforesaid William will give the aforesaid
Richard 4*d*. a day for expenses.

### Folio 27.

Monday before the Feast of St. Edmund [20 Nov.],
10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], William Paynel, Knt., acknowledged
himself bound, before the Mayor and other reputable men in
full Court, to Wolmar de Essex in the sum of £9 11*s*.; to be
paid, one moiety at Easter and the other at Midsummer;
and unless, &c.

(*in plena curia*. (fn. 26))

Monday after the Feast of St. Edmund [20 Nov.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], John de Preston came to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Roger de Hungerford, "poleter," in the sum of 10 marks for two horses; to be paid within eight days of Michaelmas next, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282], Richard de Hakene, "pessoner," came to the
Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to John de Lincoln
in the sum of £31 and 16*d*. for cloth; to be paid within three
weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

Thursday the morrow of St. Katherine [25 Nov.] Thomas le "Fuster" (fn. 27) acknowledged himself bound to Joyce de Eynesham, draper, in the sum of 9 marks and 40 pence; to be paid within five weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

(A note to the effect that the above recognizance was cancelled in the presence of J[ohn] Adriem.)

The same day John de Cestrehunte, "Fethermongere,"
acknowledged himself bound to Arnald de Bordeus in the sum
of £7 10*s*. for wine; to be paid at St. Botolph's Fair, and
unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.], John
called "Barber," of the parish of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford,
acknowledged [himself bound] to Walter le Blound, Sheriff, in
the sum of 77*s*. for fish; to be paid by annual instalments of 20*s*.
at Christmas, and unless, &c.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] Elias de
Conduit, taverner, came to the Guildhall and acknowledged
himself bound to Sir John de Bayfeud, clerk, in the sum of £10,
money borrowed; to be paid by annual instalments of 50*s*.
within a fortnight after Midsummer, and unless, &c.

### Folio 27 b.

Friday before the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282], came Roger le Chaundiler to the Guildhall and
acknowledged himself bound to Margery, widow and executrix
of Richard de Waledon, in the sum of £40; to be paid, one
moiety at Pentecost and the other at Michaelmas; and unless,
&c. For greater security he finds sureties, viz., Sir John de
Bayfeud and Peter de Norwich. For this recognizance the
aforesaid Margery remits to the said Roger all debts due to her
late husband; and further remits the sum of 100*s*. of the money
to be paid at Michaelmas, provided the rest be paid at the time
appointed.

The same day William de Blie acknowledged himself bound
to Thomas le Wyte, "Bucher," in the sum of 36*s*.; to be paid,
one moiety at Easter and the other at Pentecost; and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of Conception B. Mary [8 Dec.]
Richard de Asseburne, John de Westmelle, and Henry de Peck
acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Russilun and
William de Prangers in the sum of £14 17*s*., each for the
whole; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 25*s*., and unless,
&c. (fn. 28) Thereupon William de Prangers appointed Gerard de
Brye his attorney, which Gerard received from the aforesaid
Richard de Asseburne the sum of 37*s*. 6*d*. The said Peter
appoints Simon Godard his attorney.

The following Saturday Gilbert de Horsham acknowledged himself bound to William de Hereford in the sum of £6 for wool; to be paid at Staunford Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day John Richemund came and acknowledged
himself bound to William de Hereford in the sum of £4 16*s*. for
wool on behalf of Michael de "Caumborey"; (fn. 29) to be paid at
Easter, and unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of Conception B. Mary [8 Dec.] John
de Canterbury, mercer, acknowledged to Henry de Burgo in the
sum of 39*s*. for mercery; to be paid, one moiety at the Feast of
the Purification and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

### Folio 28.

Monday after the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.],
11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], Andrew de Lansell, "horsmonger',"
Juliana la "Scherestere," widow of William de Farnham,
residing in the parish of St. Stephen upon Walebrock, Cristian
le taverner, John de Wodeham, taverner, Bartholomew de
Cocham, haymonger, and John de Kent, girdler, acknowledged
themselves jointly and severally bound to Henry de Burgo in the
sum of £4 13*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of
13*s*. 4*d*., and unless, &c.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], Geoffrey
le Botoner acknowledged himself bound to William le Amy in
the sum of £16 for wax and "brasil"; (fn. 30) to be paid within a fortnight This recognizance was made before Gregory de Rokesle,
Ralph de Alegate, clerk, Walter le Blount, "stocfismongere,"
and others, William le Mazener, and Robert de Meldebun' [*sic*].

Thursday the eve of the Lord's Nativity, 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282], John de Preston acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne in the sum of £6 for a horse; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

The same day Richard de Dokesworthe acknowledged himself
bound to Thomas Orpedeman, fishmonger, in the sum of £13
and 18*d*. for corn; to be paid in the house of the said Thomas,
viz., 2*s*. on Saturday the morrow of Christmas, and a similar
sum on each succeeding Saturday until the whole be paid; and
unless, &c.

The same day Ralph le Tapicer acknowledged himself bound to Bernard "Domingo" de Brigerack (fn. 31) in the sum of £12 for wine; to be paid to him or to Gerard de Fages his attorney at Easter, and unless, &c.

The same day Yon de Wicle acknowledged himself bound to
Walter Hautein, mercer, in the sum of £4 for pledge; to be
paid by quarterly instalments of 10*s*., and unless, &c. (fn. 32)

Thursday after the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], William le Brun, of Westminster, came before the Mayor and other reputable men in the Guildhall, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Bettoyne in the sum of 32 marks; to be paid within the octave of Easter. In default, the said William de Bettoyne may hold in fee an annual quitrent of 4 marks according to the terms of a deed of feoffment made between them and placed in the hands of John le Meriner.

### Folio 28 b.

Saturday after the Epiphany [6 Jan.] William de Siddingeburne, called "Clerk," "pessoner," acknowledged himself bound
to Elias le Hodere in the sum of £7; to be paid, viz., 20*s*. at the
Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 60*s*. at Easter, and 60*s*. at
Midsummer; and unless, &c.

The same day John Hardel and William de Knaresburh
acknowledged themselves bound to Reymund "Armandi" (fn. 33) and
Gausellin (fn. 34) "Boneti," (fn. 35) merchants of Peter "Agiloni," (fn. 36) burgess of
Bordeaux, in the sum of 20*s*. for wine; to be paid at the Feast
of the Purification [2 Feb], and unless, &c.

Walter de Frowick acknowledged himself bound to Reginald
de Suffolk in the sum of 26*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid, viz., 10*s*. at the
Feast of the Purification, and 16*s*. 8*d*. at Easter; and unless, &c.

Thursday the eve of the Lord's Nativity Walter de Derteford,
goldsmith, and John le Fener acknowledged themselves bound
to John Adrien in the sum of 33*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid at Hokeday,
and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] Thomas
de Frowick and Cristian le Bokeler mainprised Richard atte
Frythe, who had been attached at the suit of Bernard Pasturel
for 110*s*., for the payment of the said sum by the said Richard
before the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.] In default, the
said Thomas and Cristian are either to produce the said Richard
or be themselves attached. If in the meantime the said Richard
sold anything, it was to be kept for the use of the said Bernard.
Thereupon the said Richard promised to sell an annual quitrent
of one mark wherewith to satisfy the said Bernard.

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] Richard (?)
Norreys and Walter Forstal, horsemongers (*mercatores equorum*),
acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John
Adrien, draper, in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid on Trinity
Sunday, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of SS. Fabian and Sebastian [20 Jan.],
11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], came Geoffrey de Crawedon and
Richard de Furners to the Guildhall and acknowledged themselves bound to Sir Barunchyn and his company of Lucca in the
sum of £16 for pledges of Ralph and Hugh de Lammasse; to
be paid by annual instalments of 40*s*. at Michaelmas, and
unless, &c.

### Folio 29.

Thursday after the Feast of SS. Fabian and Sebastian [20 Jan.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], came Thomas de Conduit to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Peter de Bordeus de St. Linnerade and Henry de Marcilack his merchant in the sum of £16 for wine bought at St. Botolph's Fair; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

Monday the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came Walter Burwelle to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Simon de Mepham in the sum of 5 marks for a horse; to be paid to the said Simon, or William de Gravesaunde, or the bearer of the bond, either at Midsummer or within a week of the same; and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.]
came Reymund de Sanenak and William de Acre, burgesses
of Bordeaux, and acknowledged before the Mayor that they
were bound for death and life to Katherine la Fraunceyse in
the sum of £46 4*s*.; to Ingeram de Valence in 4 marks (*pro
inrot*', v*d*.); to John, clerk of the "murage," (fn. 37) in 17 marks and 2*s*.
(xxj*d*.); to Dame Philippa, wife of John de Paris, in 116*s*.; to
Simon de Rokesle in 40*s*. (iiij*d*.); to Roger Tailor in £4, to
Thomas le Barbur in 15*s*.; and to Roger le Paumer in 40*s*.;
to be paid to the above debtors (*debitoribus*) on the first Sunday
in Lent, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the morrow of the Purification [2 Feb.] Thomas
le Balauncer, of Wodestrate, acknowledged himself bound to
Peter Camperiem "de ruwe bokere," burgess of Bordeaux, and
John de Red his valet, in the sum of £6 for wine; to be paid to
either of them, or to the bearer of the tally of the debt, viz., 36*s*.
in the first week of Lent, and £4 4*s*. at Hokeday; and unless, &c.

The same day John Beumund (?), tailor, acknowledged himself bound to the above Peter and John in the sum of 40*s*. for
wine; to be paid, viz., 10*s*. in the first week of Lent, and 30*s*. at
Hokeday.

The same day came Walter, called Clerk, of Kingestone,
"batiler," (fn. 38) and received from Henry Herford a certain "batell"
for a term of two years, on the understanding that out of the
profits of the said "batell" the said Walter and his partners
should receive 2*d*. and should hand over the third penny to the
said Henry, honestly and without fraud; and if any dishonesty
should be discovered, the said Walter binds his body for prison.

### Folio 29 b.

Thursday after the Purification B. Mary [2 Feb.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282-3], came Roger Hanetot to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Roger and Bernard "Domingo"
in the sum of 62*s*. for wine; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of Purification [2 Feb.] Richard de
Cestrehunte, "fethermongere," acknowledged himself bound to
Walter le Blound in the sum of £11 10*s*. for wool; to be paid
eight days before Pentecost, and unless, &c.

The same day Richard Prowet acknowledged himself bound
to Richard atte Frithe in the sum of 18*s*.; to be paid on Easter
Eve, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Scolastica, V. [10 Feb.], Richard
de Kirkestede and John de Westmelle, cordwainers, acknowledged themselves bound to Elias de Ponte de Brigerack in
the sum of £8 6*s*. for wine; to be paid on Whitsunday, and
unless, &c.

Friday after the same Feast Thomas le "Fuster" and Robert
de Crepelgate, senior, acknowledged themselves bound to John
Adrien, draper, in the sum of 33*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid at the Feast
of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

The same day John de Wakeringe, taverner, acknowledged
himself bound to Godsalin Boneti and Remund Arman, merchants of Peter Agilun, burgess of Bordeaux, in the sum of
£4 for wine; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*., and
unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Scolastica [10 Feb.] John de
Staundon, "chapeler," acknowledged himself bound to Peter de
Mundenard and "Gobert" (fn. 39) de Gusarge his valet in the sum of
£6 4*s*. for two sacks of black lamb's wool (*agnellin*); to be paid
eight days after Trinity, and unless, &c.

The same day Abraham the taverner acknowledged himself bound to Elias Anker, John de la Sale, and "Jurvin" (?) his brother, in the sum of £6 for three tuns of wine; to be paid, one moiety at mid-Lent and the other at the Feast of Pentecost; and unless, &c.

### Folio 30.

Monday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], Robert le Cirger acknowledged himself
bound to the same in the sum of £4 for two tuns of wine; to
be paid, viz., 20*s*. on Sunday week and 60*s*. at Midsummer; and
unless, &c.

The same day Robert Gauge acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of £4 for wine; to be paid in like manner.

Friday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] Agnes de Marci, Prioress of Clerkenwell, acknowledged herself bound to Robert de Meldeburne and Richard Aswy, citizens of London, in the sum of 40 marks for their mainprise against John de Sutton, clerk, to whom they were bound in the like sum on account of Robert de Thunderle, deceased. She promises to pay as follows, viz., 20 marks at Easter, and 10 marks at Midsummer and Michaelmas; and unless, &c. The said Prioress and the Convent of Clerkenwell appoint Thomas de Baldoc, clerk, their attorney to collect their rents within the City and without for the purpose of satisfying the above Robert and Richard. Thereupon came the said Thomas and made oath in the Guildhall faithfully to collect the same and satisfy the claimants.

(Saturday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Richard Aswy and acknowledged himself fully satisfied.)

Saturday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] John de Derby and Adam de Stratford acknowledged themselves bound to William Borel and Peter Faire (?) in the sum of £12 for leather; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.] Gerard Merbode acknowledged himself bound to Sir Ralph le Blound in the sum of £6½ for wool; to be paid at Hokeday, and unless, &c.

The same day came John de Westmelle, Richard de Asseburne, and Henry de Asseburne and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Coste in the sum of £6 for leather; to be paid, one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

### Folio 30 b.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], came Robert de Lintone and Mark, servant to Stephen de Cornhulle, before the Mayor and other reputable men at the Guildhall, and acknowledged they had received from William le Mazeliner, Richard de Chygewelle, and Walter le Blound all the cloths, entire and cut, the corn, the horses and cart, and all other things the property of the said Stephen, which had been attached on account of the loan made to the lord the King for promoting the war in the parts of Wales.

Friday after Ash Wednesday John de "Hemelhamelstede,"
Hugh de Cruce Lapidia, and Reginald de St. Alban acknowledged themselves bound to William Garsle and Peter his valet
in the sum of 105*s*. for bazen; to be paid at the Feast of
Ascension, and unless, &c.

The same day Vincent de Totenham and John de Geldeford acknowledged themselves bound to Peter de Russilun and William Prangers in the sum of £15 for leather; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

(Wednesday before the Feast of St. Edward, Vincent de
Totenham satisfied Ernald de la Pleyne of £4, and John de
Geldeford of 40*s*., because the above Peter de Russilun and
William Prangers were convicted before the Lord Mayor [*domino
Maiore*
(fn. 40)] against [*versus*] the said Ernald in the sum of £26, and
no goods were found in London except the sum of £6 in the hands
of the above Vincent and John. And the said Peter and William
were not in England, nor did it appear that they had received
the residue of the £15, as appears in the enrolment. It is,
therefore, not to be cancelled before the return of the said
merchants. (fn. 41))

The same day John de Lincoln acknowledged himself bound to John de Adrien, draper, in the sum of £8 on behalf of the Prior of "Mount Agu"; (fn. 42) to be paid at Hokeday, and unless, &c.

Saturday after Ash Wednesday John de Berkhamstede,
saddler, acknowledged himself bound to Robert Wylebeck in
the sum of £4 10*s*. for herring; to be paid at Whitsuntide. In
default, the said Robert may hold the house of the said John,
in the parish of St. John Zakary, for a term of eleven years,
paying only a red rose at Midsummer. This recognizance was
made before William de Farndone and Hugh Motun.

The same day Thomas le Balauncer, William de Blie, Gilbert [*sic*] de Gravele, and Gilbert de Eynesford acknowledged
themselves bound to Godsalin Boneti and Reymund Armandi,
merchants of Peter Agilonis, burgess of Bordeaux, in the sum
of 60*s*. for wine; to be paid, viz., 40*s*. at Easter and 20*s*. at
Hokeday; and unless, &c.

(After payment made to "Goselin," William de Blye remained
in debt 2*s*. I*d*.
(fn. 43))

Thomas le Balauncer acknowledged himself bound to the
above Godsalin and Reymund in the sum of 24*s*. for wine; to
be paid within eight days, and unless, &c.

Memorandum to the effect that 2½ tuns of wine were found
in the cellar of Thomas le Balauncer, and were delivered to
William de Blie, William [*sic*] de Gravele, and Gilbert de Eynesfford, with whom the said Thomas was jointly bound. The wine
was sold for 4 marks towards the debt due to Godsalin Boneti.