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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 31.
- Folio 31 b.
- Folio 31*.
- Folio 31* b.
- Folio 32.
- Folio 32 b.
- Folio 33.
- Folio 33 b.
- Folio 34.
- Folio 34 b.
- Folio 35.
- Folio 35 b.
- Folio 36.
- Commencement of the Third Year of the Mayoralty of H. le Galeys.
- Folio 36 b.
- Folio 37.
- Folio 37 b.
- Folio 38.
- Folio 38 b.
- Folio 39.
- Folio 39 b.
- Folio 40.
- The Year of the Mayoralty of Gregory de Rokesle, 13 Edward I.
- Folio 40 b.

## Folio 31.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1282-3], Emma (?) Galiene, William de Blye, and
Adam de Hallingeberi acknowledged themselves bound to
Robert de Rokesle in the sum of 26*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid by instalments of half a mark at mid-Lent, at Whitsuntide, at the
Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, and Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

The same day John le Braban, Walter de Stonrok, [and]
William de Bristoll, chaloners, (fn. 1) acknowledged themselves bound
to Peter Coste in the sum of £20 12*s*. for yarn; to be paid, one
moiety at Midsummer and the other at the Feast of St. James,
Ap. [25 July].

(Tuesday the eve of St. Edward, the same year, they paid John Canaler, valet to the above Peter, who brought the tally of this debt.)

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Gregory, Pope [12 March],
the same year, William de Ketene acknowledged himself bound
to John Skip for arrears of account in the sum of £6 10*s*.; to
be paid, one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas;
and unless, &c.

The same day came John de Cestrehunte, "plumer," and acknowledged himself bound to Elias de Ponte and Ernald de Port in the sum of £4 for wine; to be paid, one moiety at Whitsuntide and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

The following Wednesday John de Cestrehunte, called "Fethermongere," acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Roger and Bernard "Dominges" in the sum of £4 for wine; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

The following Thursday John Brente acknowledged himself
bound to Helewysa de Bassieshawe in the sum of 7*s*. for four
pigs sold to the said Helewysa, which the vendor was unable to
warrant; to be paid at Easter, &c.

The following Friday Richard de Hakeburn, mercer,
acknowledged himself bound to Barunchin and his partners of
Lucca in the sum of £8 8*s*. 4*d*. for mercery; to be paid, one
moiety at St. Botolph's Fair and the other at Winchester Fair,
viz., on the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept]; and unless, &c.

Saturday before the Annunciation [25 March] Simon de
Merdon acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Forners in
the sum of £7 8*s*. for pledges; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*., and unless, &c.

The same day came John de Norhampton and acknowledged himself bound to John de Gisors in the sum of 100 marks; to be paid in a fortnight.

On the following Monday John de Enefeud acknowledged
himself bound to Barunchin and his partners of Lucca in the
sum of £32 2*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid the following day, and unless, &c.

## Folio 31 b.

The same day Katherine, late wife of William du Boys, and
John, son of William du Boys, acknowledged themselves bound
to "Bounruncin" and his partners, merchants of Lucca, in the
sum of £27 10*s*.; to be paid, one moiety at Michaelmas and
the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Annunciation [25 March], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1282-3], Stephen de Munden acknowledged himself bound
to Peter de la Chaumbre and Arnold Gilleme in the sum of £12
for wine; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*. charged
on the debtor's house in the parish of St. Antonin, with further
distress, in case of default, on his lands, tenements, and
goods.

Saturday after the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], came Gilbert de Langham, tapicer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Arnald de "Nelyak," (fn. 2) Peter (fn. 3) de
Russeloyn, and Bernard de Pouns in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid
by quarterly instalments of 5*s*., for which he specially binds the
rents of his house in the parish of "Fancherche."

The same day Gilbert de Colecestre acknowledged himself bound to William Peres de Manvernet (?), merchant of Bayonne, in the sum of £15 for wine; to be paid at the Feast of St. James, Ap. [25 July], and unless, &c.

The same day the above Gilbert acknowledged himself bound
to Peter Camperien de Reuebokere and John de Riet (?) his
valet in the sum of £17 10*s*. for wine; to be paid at Midsummer,
and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Annunciation [25 March], the same year,
came Stephen de Cornhull and acknowledged himself bound to
Baruncin de Luka and his partners, merchants of Luka, in the
sum of £123 6*s*. 5*d*.; to be paid within one month of Midsummer
Day, and unless, &c. The said Stephen claims to have paid the
said Baruncin 20 marks by the hands of "Binde"; but this is
denied by Baruncin. Accordingly the said Stephen stipulates
to pay the said 20 marks before the date of payment of the
other debt, or at the same time.

## Folio 31*.

The following Wednesday Thomas le Brewer, Roger Odo, Thomas Carpn', Matthew le Chaundiler, and William de Gravesande acknowledged themselves bound to Roisia, late wife of Henry de Coventre, in the sum of 14 marks; to be paid, viz., 7 marks on Hokeday, and 7 marks at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.]; and unless, &c.

Thursday after the Annunciation [25 March], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Richard de Munpeylers acknowledged himself bound to Peter, servant to Sir Hugh de Viene, in the sum of 8½ marks for a horse; to be paid to the said Peter or to Simon Godard his attorney on Michaelmas Day, and unless, &c.

(The said Peter came on Saturday the Feast of St. Vincent [22 Jan.], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1283-4], and acknowledged himself fully satisfied. It is therefore cancelled.)

Thursday before Palm Sunday [11 April] John Bonquer
acknowledged himself bound to Peter Monader de Armenack
and Peter Fraunkhom in the sum of £63 6*s*. 8*d*. for wine; to be
paid on the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], and unless, &c.
Thereupon came William Barage and bound himself to the said
Peter and Peter on behalf of the said John in form aforesaid, viz.., that if the said John should not pay on the day
named distress should be levied on his lands, tenements, and
chattels.

(Sunday before the Feast of St. Michael the said John Baunquer satisfied the said merchants, and Reymund Mestre received the said money.)

The following Friday Thomas le Brewer, Roger Odo, Thomas
Carpn', Matthew le Chaundiler, and William de Gravesaunde
acknowledged themselves bound to Rosia, relict of Henry de
Coventre, in the sum of 14 marks for Michael Kille; to be paid,
viz., 7 marks on the Tuesday called "Hokeday," and 7 marks
at the Feast of St. Michael [*sic*] ad Vincula; and unless, &c.

Monday the morrow of Palm Sunday [11 April] William de
Hosham acknowledged himself bound to Arnald Pasturel and
Bernard his valet in the sum of 42*s*. for a tun of wine delivered
to Robert Pomer; to be paid on the Feast of Pentecost, and
unless, &c.

Friday in Easter week Richard de Mortone acknowledged
himself bound to Arnald de "Nulac" (fn. 4) and Peter (fn. 5) his brother and
Bernard de Pouns in the sum of £126 3*s*. 3*d*. for leather; to be
paid on the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

The same day Robert le Cirger (fn. 6) de Cordewanerstrate acknowledged himself bound to Bernard de "Sidoyl" (fn. 7) in the sum of
40*s*. for wine; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

## Folio 31* b.

Thursday before the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May],
11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Alan de Wyke acknowledged himself
bound to Robert de Teye, corder, in the sum of £5; to be paid
by instalments of 33*s*. 4*d*., and unless, &c.

The following Tuesday William Barache acknowledged himself bound to Peter Monader de Arminack and Peter Fraunchom, merchants of Bordeaux, in the sum of £40 for wine; to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

The same day Adam de Storteford, cordwainer, acknowledged himself bound to "Apparicius" de Bures in the
sum of £20 10*s*. for leather; to be paid, viz., one moiety
at Midsummer and the other at the Feast of St. James
[25 July].

Lease by Reymund de Burdeus, saddler, to Hugh Moton,
Hugh Mege, and Sir John, the Rector of the Church of
St. Mary de Aldermancherche, executors of Walter Moton, of
a tenement in Goderunelane, (fn. 8) in the parish of St. Vedast, for a
term of five years for the sum of 15 marks, which the said
Reymund owed to the testator; the lessees paying to William
de Betune one mark *per ann*., and enjoying the property until
the aforesaid sum of 15 marks be raised. Witnesses, Henry le
Waleis, Mayor, Walter le Blont and Anketin de Betevile,
Sheriffs of London. (fn. 9)

Thursday the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam
[6 May] John de Guldeford, cordwainer, acknowledged himself
bound to "Apparicus" de Bures in the sum of £7 10*s*. for leather;
to be paid, viz., one moiety at Midsummer and the other at the
Feast of St. James [25 July].

## Folio 32.

Friday after the Feast of St. Pancras [12 May], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283], Richard Horn acknowledged himself bound to
William de Cumbe in the sum of £20; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 20*s*., and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] Pentecost de Hereford, Thomas de Haninton', Adam de Hallingbire, Geoffrey de Waldegrave, skinners, and William de Notingham, painter, acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Sir John, the Treasurer of the Church of St. Peter, Exeter, in the sum of £12; to be paid to him, or Sir John de Cateloigne or Sir William de St. Gorono his attorneys, on the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

Friday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] Wibert
Dabevile acknowledged himself bound to Hugh de Dunton' in
the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of Ascension, and
unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] John de
Holeburne, taverner, acknowledged himself bound to William de
St Bartholomew in the sum of 69*s*.; to be paid, viz., one moiety
at Midsummer and the other at the Feast of the Assumption
[15 Aug.]; and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] Thomas Fitz
Thomas acknowledged himself indebted to Sir Hugh le Blunt,
Knt., in the sum of £36 11*s*.; to be paid, viz., £6 11*s*. before
Michaelmas, 100*s*. at Easter next, and so from year to year
100*s*. at Easter. In case of default, previous payments to be
held of no account, and unless, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam
[6 May] William de Hadleye, chaloner, and Robert de
Canterbury, baker, acknowledged themselves bound to Bernard
de "Sydoyn" (fn. 10) in the sum of 60*s*. on behalf of John de Cestrehunte; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

## Folio 32 b.

Friday after the Feast of Ascension [27 May], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283], Anketin de Betevile acknowledged himself bound
to John de la Sale in the sum of £7 on behalf of Richard de
St. Botulf and Mabel his wife; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10*s*., and unless, &c.

(Thursday after the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], 16 Edward I. [A.D. 1288], came the aforesaid John and appointed Elias Anker his attorney to receive the money; and on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Edmund, Conf. [20 Nov.], 22 Edward I. [A.D. 1293], came Elias Anker and acknowledged that Sir John le Blound, executor of Anketin de Bettevile, had satisfied him of the money mentioned in the above recognizance, which is therefore cancelled.)

Robert de Bedeford came to the Guildhall and acknowledged
himself bound to Thomas de "Wileneve" in the sum of £4 9*s*.;
to be paid on the morrow or whenever demanded by the said
Thomas, and unless, &c.

The same day the aforesaid Robert acknowledged himself bound to John le Roulers in the sum of £9; to be paid on the morrow or whenever demanded, &c.

The same day Edmund Trentemars acknowledged himself to have demised to Henry de la Vine a certain house in the parish of St. Margaret de Fridaystrate for a term of eight years from Michaelmas, 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283]; also to have received 9 marks for the first two years' rent.

Monday before Pentecost [6 June] William Barache and
Alan de Suffolk acknowledged themselves bound to Arnald
de [*sic*], mercer, burgess of Burdeus, and Vidal Emerat his
merchant, in the sum of £39 for wine; to be paid at Christmas,
and unless, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of H. Trinity [13 June] Richard
Aunketin acknowledged himself bound to John de Vileneve
in the sum of £11 10*s*.; to be paid on St. James's Day at
St. Botolph's Fair, and unless, &c.

The same day William de Staunford acknowledged himself
bound to the above John in the sum of £11 6*s*.; to be paid, viz.,
£8 10*s*. on Sunday fortnight, and 4 marks and 32 pence on the
Feast of St. James at St. Botolph's Fair.

The following Wednesday Nicholas de Cauntebrege, mercer,
acknowledged himself bound to John de Villeneve [*Villa nova*]
in the sum of £36 18*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid at St. Botolph's Fair, and
unless, &c.

## Folio 33.

Wednesday after the Feast of H. Trinity [13 June], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Ralph le Tapicer and Alice his wife
granted and demised to Reginald le Chaundiler a certain cellar
with solar above, situate in the parish of St. Michael le Quern,
for a term of ten years at an annual rent of 40*s*.; of which rent
the said Reginald paid the lessors the sum of £10 for the first
five years. In case of default by the lessors, the said Reginald
to distrain upon their tenement situate on the east side of the
great gate of St. Paul's, over against the Church of St. Michael
le Quern, and also upon their tenement in the parish of
St. Leonard de Estchep.

The same day John de Hadestok acknowledged himself
bound to John de Vileneve in the sum of 106*s*.; to be paid at
St. Botolph's Fair, &c.

The same day the above John acknowledged himself bound
to Thomas de Vileneve in the sum of £18 6*s*.; to be paid at the
same fair, &c.

The same day Ralph le Tapicer acknowledged himself bound
to Gilbert le Marescal in the sum of £4 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at
the Feast of All Saints, &c.

## Folio 33 b.

Friday before the Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June],
11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Godfrey le Herdler, Gilbert de
Harwe, goldsmith, and Bartholomew the cook acknowledged
themselves bound to the Prior of the Knights [*milicie*] of the
Temple of London in the sum of 12*s*.; to be paid, viz., one
moiety at the Feast of St. Bartholomew and the other at the
Feast of St. Edward.

Friday the Feast of St. "Swythun" [15 July] Gerard Merbode
acknowledged himself bound to Martin, merchant of Leverinton,
John Avery, John de Sutton of St. Botulf, and Richard Rousing
de Swynesheved, executors of Benedict Aube de Lunham (?),
and to Walter de Molesworthe (fn. 11) their attorney, in the sum of
£65; to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at the Feast of St. James [25 July],
the Feast of H. Cross in August (fn. 12) [*sic*], the Feast of St. Martin
[11 Nov.], and a fortnight after the following Easter; £10 a
fortnight after St. John Bapt. [24 June], and in the octave of
All Saints [1 Nov.], anno 12 Edward I., and also a fortnight
after the following Easter; and £15 at Midsummer Day following, and unless, &c.

(On Wednesday the morrow of St. Matthew [21 Sept.] came Walter de Mosehach and removed William de Berdefeld. Forty shillings paid at the first term.)

Whereas it has been found by a jury before the Mayor and
Chamberlain of London that the rent of Matilda, wife of John de
Westmelle, belongs of right to William her son, and one-third
part of the said rent is the dower of the said Matilda; the said
John de Westmelle came to the Guildhall on the day aforesaid
and granted that the said third part should be in the hands of
Peter Coste, to whom she is bound in the sum of £21 6*s*., until
the money be fully paid. And the said third part was taxed at
31*s*. 7*d*. And he will take 4*s*. 5*d*. annually from a certain
house in Distave Lane, and 27*s*. 2*d*. from the house occupied by
Robert de Hakene in the parish of St. Antonin.

Monday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr
[7 July], Thomas Costard and Gilbert de Cokesete de Bixle, of
co. Oxon, acknowledged themselves bound to Adam Pikeman,
fishmonger, in the sum of 102*s*. for surety of John atte Welle;
to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

The same day Robert Heyrun, mercer, acknowledged
himself bound to the said Adam in the sum of 60*s*. for surety of
the same; to be paid, one moiety at Christmas and the other at
Easter; and unless, &c.

The same day Maurice de Sauveln (?) acknowledged himself
bound to Jakemin le Romeyn in the sum of 20 marks for two
horses; to be paid in the vill of "Beuveys" (fn. 13) a fortnight after
Michaelmas, and unless, &c. Thereupon the said Jakemin
asked for the Lord Mayor's letter (*literam domini Maioris*)
certifying to the Bailiffs of "Beveys" the above recognizance.

Friday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] John
called "Skot" and Thomas de Cestrehunte, cordwainer,
acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Fraunk and Peter
Chaudespine in the sum of £9 15*s*.; to be paid, viz., 5*s*. at
Michaelmas, and the remainder by quarterly instalments of 20*s*.;
and unless, &c.

## Folio 34.

Monday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], John de Farnham, spicer, acknowledged
himself bound to Hugh de Hurlax (?) in the sum of 15*s*.; to be
paid that day fortnight, and unless, &c.

Thursday the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Helewysia, relict of Adam de Beverlegh, came to the Guildhall and acknowledged herself bound to Ralph Pecok, clerk, in the sum of £4; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

The same day John Viel acknowledged himself bound to
Gilbert le Marescal in the sum of 22*s*. for four quarters of corn;
to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

Monday the eve of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] William
Barache acknowledged himself bound to Peter Monader de
Armeynack and Peter and [*sic*] "Fraunhom," merchants of Bordeaux, in the sum of £21 15*s*. for wine; to be paid at Christmas,
and unless, &c.

Tuesday the eve of St. Giles [1 Sept.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283],
came Peter de Terringe, John de Derby, and Adam de Storteford, and acknowledged themselves bound to Peter Chaudespine
and Peter Fraunk in the sum of £15 18*s*. for leather; to be
paid, viz., £4 at Michaelmas, the Purification, and at Hokeday,
and the balance at the following Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.] Richard de
Laufare acknowledged himself bound to William de Kelwedon
in the sum of £26 9*s*., (fn. 14) viz., by tally; to be paid at Michaelmas,
and unless, &c.

(And the said Richard acknowledged himself bound to
William de Kelwedon by a tally in the sum of £6 16*s*.; to be
paid the same time.)

The same day Fulk le Mercer acknowledged himself bound
to Reymund Gerard de la Barde in the sum of 54*s*.; to be paid,
viz., 10*s*. at Christmas, 15*s*. at Easter, 15*s*. at Midsummer, and
14*s*. at Michaelmas; and unless, &c. The said Fulk appoints
Arnald de Casse and Janin de Kyrac his attorneys. Thereupon
came Nicholas de Cantebrege and answered for due payment
being made by the said Fulk, and for distress in default.

Friday after the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.] John de Suffolk acknowledged himself bound to Emeric Marcin in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid on St. Thomas's Day [21 Dec.] before Christmas, and unless, &c.

## Folio 34 b.

Saturday before the Nativ. B. M. [8 Sept.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283], "Lupe" (fn. 15) caused a fardel of mercery in the hands
of Richard de Hakeburne to be attached for a debt due to
Bonrouncin. Thereupon came "Maut" de Salle and claimed
the mercery as her own, with the exception of certain articles
of the value of 10*s*., and for the surrender of the fardel found
mainpernors, viz., Adam de Seint Alban, John Scharlet, and
Geffrey le Batur, in the event of her claim being disproved.

The same day the said Matilda acknowledged herself bound
to the said Lupe in the sum of 74*s*.

Tuesday the eve of the Nativ. B. M. [8 Sept.] John le
Merimer acknowledged himself bound to Peter Chaudespine and
Peter Fraunck in the sum of £26 for silk; to be paid, viz., 60*s*.
at Michaelmas and Christmas, £10 at Easter, and £10 at the
following Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

The same day Wolmar de Essex acknowledged himself bound
to Bernard Dominges in the sum of 70*s*. for wine; to be paid a
fortnight after Michaelmas.

The same day Richard Anketin, mercer, Walter de Lothbire,
Andrew le Formager, and William de Manhale acknowledged
themselves bound to Lupus de Luka, merchant of Paris, in the
sum of £22 for mercery; to be paid, viz., £8 on the Feast of
the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], and 70*s*. at the Feast
of All Saints, the Feast of the Purification, Easter Day, and
Whitsunday following.

The same day Richard Aunketin, Walter de Lotheberi, and Andrew le Formager acknowledged themselves bound to Thomas de Vileneve in the sum of £14; to be paid, viz., £8 at Winchester Fair, and £6 at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

## Folio 35.

Friday after the Feast of Nativ. B. M. [8 Sept.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283], came Nicholas de Winchester and acknowledged
and agreed to pay £47 and 22½*d*. out of the sum of £87 15*s*. 2½*d*.
due to the lord the King as remaining on his account for the
time when he was Sheriff; (fn. 16) and he promised to acquit Anketin de
Bettevile and Walter le Blound, Sheriffs of London, and Gerin,
Sheriff of Middlesex, (fn. 17) who received the King's writ for levying
the money on his lands and chattels, as to payment of the same
into the Exchequer, and to indemnify them for any loss or
expense they may have incurred.

The following Saturday Gilbert de Merdene acknowledged
himself bound to Richard de Laufare in the sum of £13 for
mercery; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*., commencing at Christmas; and in case of default, Roger de Merdene,
of co. Herts, covenants to satisfy the said creditors.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap. [21 Sept.], Roger
le Barber, taverner, acknowledged himself bound to Bydau de
St. Quintin in the sum of £4 10*s*.; to be paid on All Saints' Day,
and unless, &c.

Saturday before Michaelmas Day Nicholas de Reygate,
"coureur," Richard de Laufare, mercer, and Simon de
Merdene, mercer, acknowledged themselves bound to Lupus
de Luka, merchant of Paris, in the sum of 114*s*. for mercery;
to be paid, viz., 34*s*. on the Sunday after Michaelmas, and
40*s*. at Christmas and the Purification; and unless, &c.

Tuesday the eve of Michaelmas Andrew Winter, Simon de
Littlebrock, John Athelof, and Peter de Geldeford acknowledged themselves bound to John de la Casseyn' and Reymund
"de Sous la res" (fn. 18) in the sum of £16 15*s*.; to be paid, one
moiety at the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] and the other at
Christmas; and unless, &c.

## Folio 35 b.

Friday after Michaelmas, 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], came
Thomas Heyrun and acknowledged himself bound to John
Geudoun, William Baneres, and Reymund de Baytayle in the
sum of 113*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid, viz., 50*s*. at Christmas, and 63*s*. 4*d*.
at St. Botolph's Fair; and unless, &c.

Tuesday after Michaelmas William de Berdefeud acknow
ledged himself bound to Ralph Pecok, clerk, in the sums of 40*s*.
and 7*s*.; to be paid on All Saints' Day, and unless, &c.

The following Wednesday Philip le "Treyur" acknowledged
himself bound to Elias de Schelford in the sum of 62*s*. 4*d*. for
wool; to be paid within twelve days of Christmas, and
unless, &c.

(Wednesday before the Purification [2 Feb.], 18 Edward I.
[A.D. 1289-90], came the aforesaid Elias and acknowledged
that Johanna Duket, relict of Philip le "Treur," had satisfied
him of the above 62*s*. 4*d*. Accordingly it is cancelled.)

Saturday before the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.] John, son
of John de Bettoyne, and Richard de Evre, in the presence of
Stephen le Chapeler and William de Betoyne, acknowledged
themselves bound to John de Staundon in the sum of £8 3*s*. 4*d*.,
money borrowed; to be paid by quarterly instalments of
40*s*. and 10*d*., and unless, &c.

Monday before the same Feast Ralph Jurdan acknowledged
himself bound to Reymund "trepas" (fn. 19) in the sum of 67*s*. for
Spanish wool; to be paid, one moiety at Christmas and the
other at the Purification; and unless, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.] Andrew
Winter, Simon de Littlebrock, John Athelolf, and William, son
of Walter de Fanchercherche [*sic*], acknowledged themselves
bound to Reymund "trepas" in the sum of £15 7*s*. for
Spanish wool; to be paid, one moiety at Christmas and the
other at the Purification; and unless, &c.

Monday the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] Richard de Kirkestede acknowledged himself bound to John Wade in the sum of
£16 10*s*. for wool; to be paid at Whitsuntide, and unless, &c.

## Folio 36.

Tuesday the morrow of St. Luke [18 Oct.], 11 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283], a deed was acknowledged whereby Roger, son
of William, son of Roger de London, demised to Robert de
Rokesle, senior, 10 marks annual quitrent for a term of ten
years in discharge of a debt; a portion, viz. 60*s*., of the said
rent being in the parish of All Hallows at le Heywharf, and
issuing from shops, houses, &c., held by William de Rokesle
and Avice, relict of Richard de Rokesle; and 5½ marks from
houses, shops, &c., held by Michael de Hatfeud, "furbur," and
Margery his wife, and Robert de Felsham, in Chepe, in the
parish of St. Vedast. Witnesses, Sir Henry le Waleys, Mayor
of London; Jordon Gudschepe and Martin Box, Sheriffs of
London; Gregory de Rokesle, Alderman of Douegate;
William de Farend', Alderman of Neugate; (fn. 20) Peter Cosin,
Richard de Parys, and others. Dated the Feast of St. Edward,
anno 11 Edward I.

The above acknowledgment was made in the presence of John Adrien (fn. 21) and Wolmar de Essex, (fn. 22) Aldermen; Hugh Motun, Chamberlain; and Ralph Peket [Pekoc ?], clerk.

Thursday before the Feast of Annunciation [25 March],
12 Edward I. [A.D. 1283-4], John de Paris acknowledged
himself indebted to Hugh Motun, citizen of London, in the sum
of 18*s*., to be paid within a fortnight of Easter. The recognizance made in the presence of Nicholas de Winchester and
others.

## Commencement of the Third Year of the Mayoralty of H. le Galeys.

## Folio 36 b.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 11 Edward I. [A.D. 1283], Gerard Merbode acknowledged himself
bound to Henry Gopin de Lincoln in the sum of £11 for *scharlet*;
to be paid within a month. In default, distress to be levied in
the presence of Martin Lupus and Osbert de Suffolk.

The same day John de Thorn de "Boysars" acknowledged
himself bound to Salomon de Laufare and Roger de Laufare in
the sum of £7 16*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid, one moiety at Christmas
and the other at Easter.

Monday before the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.] Robert
Love acknowledged himself bound to Walter Beck in the sum
of 70*s*.; to be paid on Friday fortnight (*in quindecim dies*).

Saturday after the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.] Thomas
de Suffolch, Stephen de Tillebyri, Thomas de Lothehom, William de Kent, and Robert de Quiteby acknowledged themselves
bound to Andrew Peris in the sum of £7 3*s*. for Spanish wool; to
be paid, one moiety at the Purification and the other at mid-Lent.

Monday the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], it was provided and ordained by Henry le Galeys, Mayor of London, Jurdan Godchet (fn. 23) and Martin Box, Sheriffs, Gregory de Rokesle, William de Farndone, Ralph de Alegate, clerk, William le Mazeliner, and others, that the Chamberlain of London should receive recognizances of debts notwithstanding the Statute made at Acton Burnel. (fn. 24)

The same day came Ralph de Honilane to the Guildhall and
acknowledged himself bound to Walter de St. Alban, ironmonger, in the sum of 16*s*. for ironmongery; to be paid at
Easter, and unless, &c.

Wednesday before Christmas came Ralph, the goldsmith
without Neugate, to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself
bound to Richard de Horemad in the sum of 10*s*.; to be paid
at the Feast of St. Hillary.

The same day John le Coffrer acknowledged himself bound
on behalf of Henry Sevehod to Thomas Box in the sum of
£4 3*s*. 2*d*.; to be paid, viz., 8*s*. 2*d*. on Thursday before Christmas, and 5*s*. at Easter, Midsummer, and Michaelmas, &c., until
the whole be paid; and unless, &c.

## Folio 37.

Which money the said Henry will repay the said John on his (the said Henry's) coming to London and recovering possession of his house in Ismongerlane, then held by the said John.

Wednesday before Christmas Philip de Garscherche acknowledged himself bound to Peter Monader de Armaynack and
Peter Franckhum in the sum of 68*s*.; to be paid at the Feast
of the Purification, and unless, &c.

(On the Feast of St. Winewal' [3 March] came Peter "Fraunhum" and said that Philip had fully satisfied him by the hands of Roger, son of Emma la barbore.)

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 12 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283-4], in the presence of Robert de Rokesle (fn. 25) and Robert
de Arraz, (fn. 26) Aldermen, Hugh Motoun, Chamberlain of the Guildhall, and many others, came Michael le Poter and Isabella his
wife to the Guildhall and acknowledged themselves bound to
Margery, relict of Robert de Thunderle, in the sum of 10 marks
and 3*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer. In default, the said Margery
is to enjoy an annual quitrent of 10*s*. issuing from their tenement
in the parish of All Hallows de Berkingechurch, near the
property of the Monks of Westminster; also an annual quitrent of 10*s*. issuing from their tenement in the parish of All
Hallows de "Phanchurch," (fn. 27) formerly belonging to Adam de
Auverne; according to the terms of a deed of feoffment
read before the said Aldermen and delivered to the said
Chamberlain.

Wednesday after the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul
[25 Jan.] Richard de Munpeylers came to the Guildhall and
acknowledged himself bound to John Jeudun in the sum of 25*s*.
for spicery; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

Friday after the same Feast Sir John Soudan (Sondan?)
received at the hands of Robert de Kingston and William
de "Bettuyn" the sum of 100*s*. for William le Brun, being
the amount of a judgment given against the said William le
Brun in the court of Walter le Blund, Sheriff, and also the
amount in which the said William de "Bettoyne" was bound
to the said William le Brun for the purchase of a certain rent.
And it was adjudged by Sir H. le Galeys, then Mayor, and
other citizens in full Husting that the said William de Bettoyne
should pay the said Sir John on behalf of the said William le
Brun the sum specified.

The same day Richard de Balesham acknowledged himself
bound to Hugh Motun in the sum of 20*s*. for bazen; to be paid
at Hokeday, and unless, &c.

Fulk le Mercer distrained by all his goods by......

## Folio 37 b.

Tuesday the eve of the Purification [2 Feb.], 12 Edward I.
[A.D. 1283-4], William de Staunford, saddler, acknowledged
himself bound to Hugh Motun in the sum of 34*s*.; to be paid at
Hokeday, and unless, &c.

The same day Laurence de Gisors acknowledged before
H. le Galeis, the Mayor, that he owed Sir Philip le Taylur a
cask of wine; to be delivered on a certain love-day (*diem
amoris*) because the said Laurence killed a dog belonging to
him.

The same day Matthew Escheker acknowledged by his letters patent that he had received 14 marks in part payment of the sum of £20 in which Dame Matilda de Moleton' stood bound to him by her letters patent; which letters patent were not given up, inasmuch as they could neither injure the said Matilda nor profit the said Matthew if they happened to be found. The said Matthew altogether quitclaimed to the said Matilda the whole £20.

Saturday after the Purification [2 Feb.] Robert de Gloucester,
"seller," acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in the
sum of 26*s*.; to be paid at "Hakeday," and unless, &c.

Thursday the Feast of St. Scolastica [10 Feb.] Reymund de Burdeus acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun, Hugh Megge, and other executors of Walter Motun in the sum of 14 marks in which he formerly stood bound to the said Walter; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 3½ marks, and unless, &c. Recognizance made before William le Mazeliner (fn. 28) and Wolmar de Essex, (fn. 29) Aldermen, John de Canterbury, and others.

Monday before Ash Wednesday [23 Feb.] Richard de Stevenache acknowledged himself bound to Adam Pikeman, his former
master, in the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid by instalments of 5*s*. at
Hokeday, Midsummer, Michaelmas, and Christmas; and unless,
&c. Thereupon came William Neve, butcher, and Roger
Stratford, fishmonger, and bound themselves in like manner for
the said Richard, so that in case of his default distress might be
levied on them.

The following Tuesday William, son of Walter le Chaloner, Robert de Wyteby, and Thomas de Suffolk acknowledged themselves bound to Simon Godard and Thedmar le Estreys in the sum of £10 for Spanish wool; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

## Folio 38.

Tuesday after Ash Wednesday [23 Feb.], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1283-4], William de Stanford, mercer, acknowledged himself bound to William Beck in the sum of £27 on behalf of Alexander de Stanes, deceased; to be paid, one moiety at St. Botolph's Fair and the other at Christmas; and unless, &c.

(Tuesday after mid-Lent William Beck acknowledged that William de Staunford had satisfied him of the above £27; it is therefore cancelled.)

Monday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] Elena de
Flete acknowledged herself bound to Martin Box in the sum
of 66*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid, viz., 26*s*. 4*d*. at Whitsuntide, 20*s*. at
Michaelmas, and 20*s*. at Christmas; and unless, &c.

The following day Andrew de "Castro Soris" appointed "Peter Garsie tenne" and "Dominges de tenne" his attorneys to collect his debts.

Saturday the Feast of Annunciation [25 March], 12 Edward I.
[A.D. 1284], came Thomas de Gloucester, "seller," in the
presence of Josep le Akatur, William le Mazeliner, Henry de
Frowick, and Richard Aswy, and acknowledged himself bound
to Hugh Motun in the sum of 25*s*. for bazen; to be paid on
Tuesday Hokeday, and unless, &c.

On Maundy Thursday (*in Cena Domini*), 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284],
Walter, son of Thomas "theche," acknowledged himself bound
to Hugh de Hengham, clerk of the Jews' Exchequer, in the sum
of 26*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid one month after Easter, and unless, &c.

Saturday in Easter week came John Kelvert de Oxford and acknowledged himself bound to Gregory de Rokesle in the sum of £10 for four casks of white wine; to be paid at Winchester Fair, and unless, &c.

Wednesday after the Sunday on which is sung *Quasi modo
geniti*
(fn. 30) Robert de Molton, tailor, and Agnes his wife acknowledged themselves bound to John de Branchesle, taverner, and
Alice Bokerel his wife in the sum of 60*s*.; to be raised on the
tenants of their tenement in Garscherchestrate by quarterly
sums of 16*s*. 8*d*. until, &c. The recognizance made before
Stephen Aswy, Walter Hauteyn, Edmund Horn, and others.

## Folio 38 b.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284], Robert Faukun (?) and Rosia his wife acknowledged themselves bound to William de Chingeford in the sum of 6½ marks; to be paid at Midsummer year, and unless, &c.

The following Wednesday came John atte Glynde de
Hastinges before Sir Stephen Aswy and Hugh Motun, the
Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Anselm
Knotte in the sum of £6 4*s*. on a loan; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 26*s*. 8*d*., and unless, &c.

The same day "Senche" Jon, merchant of Spain, proffered the will of Apparitius de Bures, in which ....

*di. mr' unde debet* iiij*s*. iij*d. pro inrot*'.

On the following Friday, before Stephen Aswy (fn. 31) and Ralph de Alegate, (fn. 32) Aldermen, Sabina, relict of William de Dureme, and Henry, son of the said William, acknowledged themselves bound to Sir John de Wyham in the sum of £40; to be paid at Easter next, and unless, &c.

Saturday the Feast of St. Antony [11 May] Thomas de
Gloucestre acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in the
sum of 26*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

## Folio 39.

Monday before Pentecost [28 May], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284],
came Richard de St. Botulf, taverner, to the Guildhall, before
Anketin de Betevile and Hugh Motun, Chamberlain, and
acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Hedresete in the
sum of 100*s*. for rent of the house of the said Richard de
Hedresete in Chepe; to be paid by quarterly instalments of
20*s*., and unless, &c.

The same day the above Richard de St. Botulf received from Richard de Hedresete four casks of wine of the value of £9 to sell on his behalf, and render an account of the same every fifteen days or whenever required; and the said Richard de St. Botulf acknowledged himself to be servant to Richard de Hedresete for one whole year, and unless, &c.

(Nothing for enrolment of these two recognizances, because he is doorkeeper of the Exchequer.)

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284], Thomas le Fuster acknowledged himself
bound to Hugh Motun in the sum of 39*s*. for bazen and canvas; to
be paid a fortnight after the Feast of St. James, and unless, &c.

The same day Ralph de Len acknowledged himself bound
to Ludekin Bock, valet and attorney of Bertram de Hamburk,
in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5*s*.
And the said Ludekin put in his place John de Canterbury
when unable himself to be present.

Friday the eve of St. Botolph [17 June] Nicholas Bacun,
painter, acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in the
sum of 20*s*. for *cinople, vermilun, canevas, vernis*, and *verdegris*; to
be paid, one moiety at the Feast of St. Bartholomew and the
other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c. (fn. 33)

The following Monday Benedict de Westchep acknowledged himself bound to Elias de Pontibus in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and unless, &c.

Wednesday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] Richard
Aswi, mercer, acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in
the sum of 15*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5*s*., and
unless, &c.

The same day Geoffrey atte Wode acknowledged himself
bound to Ralph Pointel in the sum of 25*s*.; to be paid, one moiety
at Michaelmas and the other at Christmas, &c.

The same day William de Berkhamstede acknowledged
himself bound to the same in the sum of 15*s*.; to be paid at
Easter, &c.

The same day Thomas le Fuster acknowledged himself bound
to John le Alemaund in the sum of 50*s*.; to be paid at the Feast
of St. James.

## Folio 39 b.

Saturday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas
[7 July], 12 Edward I. [A.D. 1284], Thomas de Gloucester
acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in the sum of 32*s*.;
to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and unless, &c.

The same day Richard de St. Botulf, taverner, and Mabel
his wife acknowledged themselves bound to Arnald de la Naude
and Arnald "Gillem ardurat" his attorney in the sum of
£4 13*s*. 4*d*. for wine; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half
a mark, and unless, &c.

The same day Abraham the taverner acknowledged himself
bound to Bernard Anker, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of
66*s*. 8*d*. for wine; to be paid, one moiety at Christmas and the
other at Easter; and unless, &c.

Monday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] Alexander
le Megucer acknowledged himself bound to Hugh Motun in 52*s*.;
to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday the morrow of St. Margaret [20 July] Nicholas de
Bechesworthe, "coureur," acknowledged himself bound to Hugh
Motun in the sum of 30*s*. for *alum*; to be paid by instalments of
10*s*. at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, All Saints' Day, and the
Purification; and unless, &c.

The same day John de Assindon acknowledged himself bound
to the same in the sum of 25*s*. for bazen and canvas; to be
paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of St. James [25 July] came Reginald
de Aylesbure, porter of London, to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound to John le Marbrer in the sum of 17*s*. 6*d*.;
to be paid by quarterly instalments of 2*s*. 6*d*.

The same day came Thomas de Bassingburne, porter of
London, and acknowledged himself bound to the same in the
sum of 17*s*. 6*d*. for breaking a piece of marble; to be paid as
above.

Thomas, the smith [*faber*] without Alegate, acknowledged
himself bound to Richard de Chorleton in the sum of 12*s*. 6*d*.;
to be paid at the Feast of the Assumption [15 Aug.].

Richard le Heumer (fn. 34) acknowledged himself bound to the same in a similar sum; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], &c.

## Folio 40.

Monday after the Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.], 12 Edward I.
[A.D. 1284], Thomas atte Corner' acknowledged himself bound
to Hugh Motun in the sum of 26*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid at Michaelmas.
In default, the said Thomas and John Pesemers his surety agree
that the money be levied by distress on their lands, tenements,
and chattels. The same day the said John received the
statutes of the Horners (fn. 35) for correction.

The following day John Basset and William Melksop acknowledged themselves bound to Ralph Poyntel in the sum of 40*s*.;
to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Friday after the Feast of H. Cross [14 Sept.] came Alice
Bokerel to the Guildhall and acknowledged herself bound to
Peter Viger, merchant, in the sum of 26*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid, one
moiety at Christmas and the other at Easter.

## The Year of the Mayoralty of Gregory de Rokesle, 13 Edward I.

Friday the morrow of St. Edmund, Conf. [20 Nov.],
13 Edward I. [A.D. 1284], Benedict de Colecestre, taverner,
acknowledged himself bound to Arnald Peliter, merchant of
"Tolouse," in the sum of £10 for wine; to be paid, viz., 40*s*.
at the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.], 40*s*. at Easter, 30*s*. at
Midsummer and following quarters until the whole be paid.

Thursday the Feast of St. Clement [23 Nov.] Benedict de
Colecestre acknowledged himself bound to Remund Furner,
merchant of Tolouse, and Remund de St. Martin in the sum of
£5 for wine; to be paid by instalments of 20*s*. at the Feast of
St. Andrew [30 Nov.] and the usual quarters.

Memorandum to the effect that on Sunday after the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 13 Edward I. [A.D. 1284], in the presence of G. de Rokesle, Mayor; Robert de Basinges, (fn. 36) Joce le Akatur, (fn. 37) William de Farndon, (fn. 38) Wolmar de Essex, (fn. 39) and Richard Aswy, (fn. 40) Aldermen; and Martin Box and John de Canterbury, citizens, Robert le Treyer', one of the executors of Ralph de Mora, (fn. 41) paid to Thomas de Basinges and other coexecutors [not named] the sum of £72 bequeathed to Thomas and Alice, children of the said Ralph; for which money as well as for all jewels, silver and gold, for a horse, and all other possible demands the said coexecutors acquit the said Robert.

## Folio 40 b.

Sureties of Robert de Cantebrugge against Sirs John de Vesey and Otho de Grandison for payment to them of 140 marks, viz., one moiety at Michaelmas and the other at the Feast of the Purification:—

Jaket de Columbers for 20 marks.

Robert de Rokesle, junior, for 4 marks.

Alan de Brancestre for 2 marks.

Thomas de Dovore (fn. 42) for 100*s*.

William de Pren (fn. 43) [Preu ?] for 6 marks.

Walter de Finchingefeud for 2 marks.

John de Cestrehunte for 10 marks.

William de Blie, goldsmith, 40*s*.

Thursday the octave of St. Peter [22 Feb.] John de Paris, Adam de Hirlaunde, Henry de Bristoll, and John de Assindon acknowledged themselves bound to Hugh Motun in £8; to be paid in the octave of H. Trinity, and unless, &c.

Thursday the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.],
13 Edward I. [A.D. 1284-5], came William de Hidle and Ralph
de Len to the Guildhall and acknowledged themselves bound to
Cecilia la Mouner' in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 5*s*., and unless, &c.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], 13 Edward I. [A.D. 1284-5], came Richard de Brumwich, "coffrer,"
and acknowledged himself bound to William le Engleys, vintner,
in the sum of £6 6*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.
This recognizance made before Sir Josep Akatur.

The same day Eva, relict of Eustace de Derteford, acknowledged herself bound to John de Canterbury, "blader," in the
sum of 28*s*., to be paid, viz., 8*s*. at Whitsuntide, and the residue
by quarterly instalments of 5*s*.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March],
13 Edward I. [A.D. 1284-5], came Richard de "Munpeyles,"
apothecary, to the Guildhall and acknowledged himself bound
to Reymund de Batayle and his company in the sum of £7 5*s*.
for spices (*pro speciebus*); to be paid in London at Midsummer
or at St. Botolph's Fair, and unless, &c.