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Calendar of Letter-Books of the City of London: B, 1275-1312. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1900.

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## Folio 50 (lxxxviij b).

Monday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 29 Edward I. [A.D. 1301], came Robert de Biry, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Kelleseye in the sum of £4, which he had borrowed last Michaelmas on the understanding that the money would be repaid on the following Michaelmas together with half of the profits derived therefrom; to be paid within fifteen days, &c.

Wednesday after Michaelmas came Geoffrey atte Bernet, girdler, and acknowledged himself bound to John de York, clerk, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Easter, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, anno 30, the said John came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Friday in the octave of St. Michael came William de Betton'
and acknowledged himself bound to Bernard Barau, merchant
of Montpellier, in the sum of £16; to be paid by quarterly
instalments of 20*s*., commencing at Easter, until, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday after Michaelmas, anno 32 Edward I., the said Bernard came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The same day came John de Gildeford, pepperer, and
acknowledged himself bound to the above Bernard in the sum
of £8 15*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 12*s*. 6*d*.,
commencing at Easter, until, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Thursday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came John de la Mare, of co. Essex, and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas de Cokfeld in the sum of £6; to be paid within fifteen days.

The same day came Isabella Buchard and acknowledged
herself bound to the Commonalty of London on behalf of the
above John de la Mare in the sum of 13*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid on
the morrow.

Also the said Isabella acknowledged to Nicholas de Cokfeld
on behalf of the same in the sum of 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid within
fifteen days.

(Satisfaction acknowledged by Roger de Stratford, fishmonger, attorney of the said Nicholas.)

### Folio 50 b (lxxxviij).

Thursday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 29 Edward I.[A.D. 1301], came Nicholas, called "le Gode," before
the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas
Pycot in the sum of £112 4*s*. 2½*d*.; to be paid at the Feast of
the Purification, &c. And be it known that the said Nicholas
[Pycot] has a letter of the said Nicholas [le Gode] touching the
said debt, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the quinzaine of Easter,
anno 35 Edward I., the said Nicholas Pycot came before
Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he
had received of the debt the sum of £90 9*s*. 1½*d*.)

Saturday in the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came William
de Certesseye, "chaundeler," and acknowledged himself bound
to Nicholas Pycot in the sum of 27*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid within
fifteen days, &c.

The same day came John de Hodesdone and acknowledged
himself bound to Nicholas Pycot in the sum of 25*s*.; to be
similarly paid.

*nil ad instanciam Willelmi de Leyre*.

John le Heumer, William Amiz, Gilbert le Mareschal, Walter le Fullere, and Gilbert Pymiote came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Sir Ralph de Coggessale, Knt., of Essex, in the sum of 5 marks for damages in respect of a certain sum of money in which John de Kent was bound to him by form of Statute of Merchants; to be paid at the Epiphany, anno 30 Edward I.; and unless, &c.

Wednesday the eve of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1301], came John de Red, "sauser," and Alexander le Coffrer, and acknowledged themselves severally bound to Luke de Havering in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Easter, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] came
Thomas Lef, baker, and acknowledged himself bound to
Gilbert Lomb, cornmonger (*bladario*), in the sum of £35; to
be paid, viz., 60*s*. at the Feast of St. Thomas; 100*s*. at the
Purification, the first Sunday in Lent, and the Sunday of
mid-Lent; £6 at the following Easter; £4 within a month
later; 60*s*. at Pentecost; and £4 at the Feast of St. Peter
ad Vincula, &c.

### Folio 51 (lxxxvij b).

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Thomas [21 Dec.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301], came Walter Bullok, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to William Cosin and John de Claus, his
valet, in the sum of 69*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of the Purification, &c.

Monday after the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301-2],
came William le Boteler, apothecary, and acknowledged himself bound to Bernard Barau and his fellow-merchants of Montpellier in the sum of £21 12*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid within a month
after Easter, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Bernard came and acknowledged satisfaction.)

Monday after the Feast of St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301], came Ralph le Sporiere and acknowledged
himself bound to Hugh de Scrabby in the sum of 9*s*. 7*d*.; to be
paid within fifteen days, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 30 Edward I.
[A.D. 1301-2], came Nicholas, called "le Gode," mercer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Pycoc, mercer, in the
sum of £178 4*s*. 11*d*.; to be paid, viz., £7 4*s*. 11*d*. at Easter, £7
at Michaelmas and Christmas, and £6 5*s*. at the following
Easter and subsequent terms until, &c. The said creditor
further holds the debtor's bond, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the quinzaine of Easter, anno 35 Edward I., the said Nicholas le Gode came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he still owed the above debt.)

Wednesday before the Purification [2 Feb.] came Adam Apsolon and Gregory le Bokeler and acknowledged themselves severally bound to William de Gartone, senior, in the sum of £8; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter.

Monday before the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301], came Henry Cros, "pessoner," and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Farnham in the sum of £6; to be paid in the octave of Easter, &c.

(Afterwards the said Henry de Farnham appoints Robert Box to be his attorney to recover the debt.)

### Folio 51 b (lxxxvj).

Thursday before the Purification [2 Feb.], 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1301-2], came Robert called "Box," peverer, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter Andreu and his fellow-merchants of Montpellier of the company of Peter de Bossoneys of Montpellier in the sum of £48; to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of St. James at St. Botolph's Fair, and the other at the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross at Winchester Fair; and unless, &c.

And because the aforesaid Robert failed to pay precept was issued to the Chamberlain by the Mayor and Aldermen on Wednesday before the Feast of St. Barnabas, anno 35 Edward I., for the delivery to the aforesaid merchants of all the goods and chattels and a moiety of all rents and tenements belonging to the said Robert on a certain day.

Friday after the Feast of Purification [2 Feb.] came Richard
de Montpellier and acknowledged himself bound to John
"Domyngo" of Spain in the sum of £4 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be
paid, viz., one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas, &c.

Saturday after the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.] came
Johanna, wife of John de Totenham, potter, and acknowledged
herself bound to Richer de Refham, mercer, in the sum of
£20 13*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid, viz., 4 marks on the first Sunday in
Lent, 13*s*. 4*d*. at Midsummer and following quarters until, &c.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came
Robert de Gloucestre and Ralph de la Bare, goldsmiths, and
acknowledged themselves severally bound to Walter de
Finchingfeld, junior, in the sum of £21 2*s*.; to be paid at the
Feast of St. Dunstan, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged. It is therefore cancelled.)

Saturday following came William "del Ile," mercer, John de
Pontone, of co. Kent, and Bartholomew de Romberewe, fishmonger, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally
bound to Luke de Haveryng and Richard de Campes in the
sum of £4 4*s*. 5¼*d*.; to be paid, viz., one moiety on the Sunday
in mid-Lent and the other on the Sunday after Easter (*ad
clausum Pasche*), &c.

### Folio 52 (lxxxvj b).

Friday the morrow of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301-2], a deed was acknowledged whereby William Everard, goldsmith, made over to Roger le "Paumer," "blader," a debt of 43 marks due to the said William by Henry [le] Coupere, baker, whose body and lands and tenements he had seized in satisfaction; the said Roger to recover the said debt in his stead and to pay him the sum of 25 marks at Easter, A.D. 1303.

The same day was acknowledged a lease by Henry le Coupere, baker, and Johanna his wife to Roger le "Paulmer," "blader," of all their bakehouses, &c., situate in the parish of Aldermariecherche between the tenement of Adam Selues (Selnes ?) towards the west, the tenement of John le Feyner towards the east, the tenement of Manekyn le Heumer towards the north, and the King's highway towards the south; to hold the same for a term of three years from Easter, A.D. 1302.

### Folio 52 b (lxxxvj).

Thursday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1301-2], came Thomas de Kent, saddler, and
acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Pycot, mercer, in the
sum of 111*s*.; to be paid by five quarterly instalments of 20*s*.,
commencing at Easter, and one instalment of 11*s*. In case of
default or death, execution to be had for the whole debt, &c.

The following Saturday came Richard de Wetherby, "blader,"
and acknowledged himself bound to Master Peter de Askerne,
clerk, in the sum of £29 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid, viz., £7 6*s*. 8*d*. at
Easter, and £11 at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula and at
Michaelmas, &c. And the aforesaid Master Peter has a letter
obligatory of the said Richard thereon, &c.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came
John de Staundone, "chapeler," and acknowledged himself
bound to Sabine, wife of Philip le Taillour, and John, son of the
said Philip, in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid, viz., 10*s*. at Easter,
and 5*s*. at the subsequent quarters until, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the octave of St. Michael, anno 31 Edward I., the said John, son of Philip, came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Tuesday after mid-Lent came Ralph de Honilane, goldsmith,
and acknowledged himself bound to Richard Doge and Nicholas
le Gode in the sum of £25; to be paid by quarterly instalments
of 12*s*. 6*d*., commencing at Midsummer, until, &c. For this
recognizance the said Richard and Nicholas demised to the said
Ralph a certain house in the parish of St. Peter on Cornhulle
for a term of ten years, as in a certain writing between them
made more fully is contained, &c.

### Folio 53 (lxxxv b).

Friday after the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1302], came Geoffrey de Finchingfeld before the
Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de
Gloucestre in the sum of 36*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid, viz., 13*s*. 4*d*.
at Christmas and Midsummer next, and 10*s*. at the Feast of
All Saints following, &c.

The following Saturday came Thomas de Biry, mercer,
before the Chamberlain and Richard de Gloucestre, and acknowledged himself bound to John Scot, cornmonger (*bladario*), in
the sum of £4 10*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Friday before Palm Sunday [15 April] came John Palmere,
Philip de Cluse, John de Ipre, Nante de Husclus of the Hanse
of Almaine (*de Regimine Alemanie*), and acknowledged themselves
jointly and severally bound to William de Leyre, Alderman, in
10,000 Flemish tiles of the larger size and of the value of 40*s*.;
to be paid at Pentecost, &c.

The same day came William de Leycestre, "peverer," and
acknowledged himself bound to Alexander Pyk in the sum of
38*s*.; to be paid at Pentecost, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of Ascension [31 May] came Robert Lithfot, "seler," and Idonea his wife, daughter of Adam de Hirlaunde, and acknowledged themselves bound to Bartholomew de "Sefounteynes" (fn. 1) in the sum of 12 marks; to be paid by instalments of 4 marks at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, All Saints, and Christmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Thursday the Feast of St. George, anno 32 Edward I., the said Bartholomew came and appointed Giles de la Mote, falconer, to be his attorney to receive the money, and later the said Giles came and acknowledged satisfaction for 6 marks of the debt, for which amount the debtor is quit.)

Saturday the eve of Pentecost [10 June] came Richard de
Meldebourne and acknowledged himself bound to Adam de
Fulham, Alderman, in the sum of 6 marks; to be paid, viz.,
40*s*. at Michaelmas, and 40*s*. at Christmas, the said money being
due for a ferm held under John de Kendale.

(Satisfaction acknowledged for 40*s*.)

### Folio 53 b (lxxxv).

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1302], came John de Farnham [and another, name omitted] and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to James le Reve in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, as in a certain writing obligatory in his possession more fully is contained; and unless, &c.

The following Friday came John le Chapeler de Flete and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter de Beccle, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £10; to be paid on the eve of the Assumption, as in a certain writing, &c.

Friday before the Nativity of St. John [24 June] came Robert Turk and acknowledged himself bound to Richer de Refham, mercer, in the sum of £14; to be paid within fifteen days, &c.

Monday the morrow of the above Feast came Simon le
Kyng, mercer, Simon de Pourtepol, Reginald Clerk, William
le Brewere, and Thomas de Ware, of the parish of St. Andrew
de Holebourne, and acknowledged themselves jointly and
severally bound to Mabel, widow of John le Botoner, senior,
and her co-executors of the said John in the sum of £21 19*s*.;
to be paid by weekly instalments of 13*s*. 4*d*., commencing on
Saturday the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas, until, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged by Richard de Comptone on behalf of himself and co-executors. It is therefore cancelled.)

Thursday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came
Alice, widow of William Hewe, and acknowledged herself
indebted to Henry Alard de Wynchelse in the sum of £4; to
be paid by quarterly instalments of 5*s*., commencing at Christmas, until, &c. The said Henry appoints Gilbert de Asshendone his attorney, &c.

### Folio 54 (lxxxiv b).

Friday the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1302], came Peter Maupyn and acknowledged
himself indebted to Richer de Refham, mercer, in the sum of
£4 8*s*.; to be paid within fifteen days, &c.

(Cancelled by the said Richer's own hand on Friday the eve of St. Laurence, anno 31.)

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] came William de Bele and Simon Corp and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Walter de Finchingfeld, junior, in the sum of £20; to be paid on the Feast of St. Dunstan, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday the morrow of St. Barnabas, anno 31 Edward I., the said Walter came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Saturday after the Feast of St. James [25 July] came Simon
Hauteyn, mercer, before the Mayor and acknowledged himself
bound to Richer de Refham, mercer, in the sum of 60*s*.; to be
paid within fifteen days, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Acknowledgment by Laurence de Totenham, corder, and
Roysia his wife, daughter of Roysia la Spicere, wife of Matthew
le Spicer, that they had received from William de Laufare,
Henry de Merlawe, and John, son of the said Matthew,
executors of the said Roysia la Spicere, a legacy of 100*s*. left
by the said Roysia to Juliana, Margaret, Roger, and John, her
children; to be paid to the said children upon their coming of
age, viz., to Juliana 60*s*., to Margaret 20*s*., and to Roger and
John respectively 10*s*.; for the due execution of which the said
Laurence and Roysia bind themselves, their lands, tenements,
&c., and make recognizance on Saturday after the Feast of
St. James [25 July], anno 30 Edward I.[A.D. 1302], before the
Chamberlain, &c.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] came Peter de "Monkeut," Alan de Suffolk, and Fremund de Dunstaple and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Edmund de Dynieton, clerk, in the sum of £10; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and unless, &c.

The said Peter moreover acknowledged himself bound to the said Edmund by letters under the seal of the Earl (?) of Lincoln in the sum of £60, under the proper names of men of the town of Bayonne, appointed by the lord the King to receive the custom of wool, hides, &c.; to be delivered to the said Edmund, or to Nicholas Pycot, the Chamberlain, to the use of the said Edmund, on the eve of the Nativity B. M. or earlier. In default the said Peter agrees that two writings, viz., one a compromise between him and the said Edmund under the seal of the said Peter, and the other under the seal of certain arbitrators, now deposited with Nicholas Pycot, shall be delivered to the said Edmund for him to enforce. It was at the same time agreed that if the said Peter should satisfy the said Edmund as to the above letters before the day named he should be quit, with the exception of the sum of £10, to be paid to the said Edmund, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Sunday the morrow of the Nativity B. M., the said Edmund came and demanded the delivery of the above writings; and the said Peter being summoned and failing to appear, and the matter not admitting of further delay, the writings were given up, &c. Afterwards, viz., on Thursday after the Feast of All Saints, the same year, the said Edmund came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled, &c.)

### Folio 54b (lxxxiv).

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came Henry de Boudene in full Husting before the Mayor and Aldermen and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas, son of Thomas de Oxford, Adam his brother, and Cecilia and Johanna his sisters in the sum of £100; to be paid, viz., £30 at Michaelmas and Christmas, and £40 at Easter. Thomas de Suffolk and William de Reed become sureties for the payment of £40, and William de Coumbe Martin, Peter de Blakeneye, William Vincent, and Ralph de Araz sureties for the remainder.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday before the Feast of Annunciation, anno 33 Edward I., the said Thomas, son of Thomas de
Oxford, came before John le Blound, Mayor, and Richard
Poterel, Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he had received
from the above sureties the sum of £18 12*s*. 8½*d*., and that the
whole of the debt had been paid except 74*s*. 5*d*., which he afterwards received from William Vincent on Friday after the Feast
of St. Luke, anno 33. Therefore they are quit.)

Saturday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.],
30 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came Robert de Gunthorp, clerk,
before the Mayor and the Chamberlain and acknowledged
himself bound to Nicholas Pattok and John Lovenet de la Rye
in the sum of £16; to be paid within twelve days, &c. And of
the aforesaid debt Nicholas Pycot, the Chamberlain, holds a
certain writing obligatory containing the sum of £31 in equal
hand (*in equali manu*); to be restored to the said Robert if the
above money be paid. And the aforesaid Nicholas Pattok
appoints William de Wynchelsee his attorney to receive the
money, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Nicholas in the following year, the said William came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Friday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Peter
de Berneval, William de Welles, John de Billirica, John le
Lung, Richard de Heywode, and Simon le Vannere before
Nicholas Pycot, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves
bound to Sir Ranulph de Mountchelsy in the sum of £15 10*s*.;
to be paid on Sunday before the Feast of St. Edward, &c. The
said Sir Ranulph appoints Robert de Kelleseye his attorney to
receive the money, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Epiphany, anno
31 Edward I., the said Sir Ranulph came before J[ohn le
Blount], the Mayor, and the Chamberlain and acknowledged
that William de Horsham bound himself by statute in the
sum of £8 3*s*. 4*d*. He therefore quitclaims the aforesaid
Peter and the rest. They afterwards paid. It is therefore
cancelled.)

Friday after the octave of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came Thomas de Dittone, pepperer, before
John de Canterbury, Alderman, and the Chamberlain of the
City and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh "Metge" and
his fellows in the sum of £9 15*s*. 9*d*.; to be paid, viz., 65*s*.
at Christmas and Easter next, and 65*s*. 9*d*. at the Feast of
St. James, &c.

### Folio 55 (lxxxiij b).

Monday after the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.], 30 Edward I.
[A.D. 1302], came William Bonbaroun, mercer, and Alice his
wife before Nicholas Pycot, Chamberlain, and acknowledged
themselves indebted to Roger Staloun, of Norwych, in the sum
of £24; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 40*s*., commencing at Christmas, until, &c. And the said Roger appoints
John "Sparwe," mercer, or Richard de Roklonde to be his
attorney.

(Afterwards the said John "Sparewe" came and acknowledged that he had received £8 of the debt. They are therefore quit to that extent, &c. Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Exaltation of H. Cross, anno 7 Edward II., William de Hedersete, mercer, is appointed attorney in the place of John "Sparwe.")

Thursday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] came John, son of William de Beverle de Bredstrate, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Simon de Paris, mercer, in the sum of £10; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came John le Mazerer, goldsmith, and Roger Seyer, goldsmith, and acknowledged themselves bound to Reyner, son of Roger Piggesflehs, in the sum of £15; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude, anno 31 Edward I., the said Reyner came and acknowledged satisfaction.)

Thursday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Robert
de Brompleye, tailor, and acknowledged himself indebted to Jordan de Langele, mercer, in the sum of 10 marks; to be
paid, viz., 53*s*. 4*d*. at Easter next, and 40*s*. at Michaelmas and
Christmas following.

(Afterwards, viz., on the morrow of the Purification B. M., anno 32 Edward I., the said Jordan came and acknowledged satisfaction for 7 marks of the debt. The said Robert is therefore quit for so much.)

Friday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came John
atte Bech, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to
Richard le Bokeler de Cestrehunte and Roger "le Graund"
Barber (*Barbitonsori*) in the sum of £8; to be paid at Easter, &c.

Friday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.],
30 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came John de Chigwelle before John
de Vintry, Alderman, and acknowledged himself indebted to
Arnald de Bausteyn and Gerard his brother, merchants of
Nogarol, (fn. 2) in Gascony, in the sum of £24 10*s*.; to be paid, viz.,
one moiety on the first Sunday in Lent and the other at Easter.
And the aforesaid Arnald and Gerard have a letter obligatory
for the debt, &c.

(Afterwards the said Gerard came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

### Folio 55 b (lxxxiij).

Friday after the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came William le Botiller, spicer, and
acknowledged himself indebted to Elyas de Suffolk, goldsmith,
in the sum of £13 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at Easter, &c.

(Afterwards the said Elyas acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Thursday the eve of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] came Aleaume
de Mautort, minstrel of the lord the King, and acknowledged
himself indebted to William le Mazerer in the sum of 22*s*.; to
be paid at Christmas year, &c. And note that the said William
has a writing touching the said debt.

Monday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] came John de Chigwelle, Thomas de Chigwelle his brother, William le Barber de Flete, John de Berdene, junior, and William Vincent and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Andrew Peres de "Castro Soracini," (fn. 3) merchant of Spain, in the sum of £110; to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Epiphany and the other at Easter, &c. And the said Andrew has a writing obligatory of the debtors for the money. And the said John de Chigwelle binds himself and his property to indemnify his co-recognitors, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Thursday before the Feast of
St. Gregory, the said Andrew acknowledged satisfaction for
£20; and later he acknowledged satisfaction for the whole
debt except the sum of 66*s*. 6*d*., which he desired might be
cancelled, &c.)

Friday after the Feast of St. Nicholas, Bp. [6 Dec.], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1302], came Baldwyn (*Baudevynus*) le Chaucer and
acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas de Waderseye,
merchant of Dynaunt, and Colman Emyn his partner in the sum
of £6 10*s*.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, &c.

The same day came Ivo le Taillour before the Chamberlain
and acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas Pycot in the
sum of 7*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid on Tuesday after the Feast of
St. Hillary, &c.

iiij*s*. ij*d. et condonatur* iiij*s*. ij*d. per J. Maiorem*.

Thursday the eve of St. Thomas's Day [21 Dec.] came John de Triple and Andrew de Staunford and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John le Leuter in the sum of £50; to be paid within a fortnight of Easter, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday before the Feast of St. Barnabas, the said John le Leuter came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

### Folio 56 (lxxxij b).

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1302-3], came Hugh de Strenby and acknowledged himself indebted to John le Benere in the sum of 20*s*.;
to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Feast of St. Katherine, the said John came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Tuesday after the Feast of Purification [2 Feb.] came Hugh de Freningham and acknowledged himself indebted to Luke de Nedham de St. Alban in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid by instalments of 2 marks at Midsummer, at the Feast of All Saints, at the Purification, at Pentecost, and again at the Feast of All Saints.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday before the Feast of St. Botolph, anno 32 Edward I., the said Luke came and appointed William de Braye, "feroun," his attorney to receive the money; and on Thursday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew the said Luke came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The following Saturday came John le Chapeler de Flete and
acknowledged himself bound to Margery de Basingges and
Reginald her son in the sum of £7 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at
the Feast of Pentecost, &c.

(Afterwards came Simon, the valet of Dame Margery aforesaid, and in her name acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came
Edmund de Marny and acknowledged himself indebted to
Nicholas de Welleford in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid, viz.,
50*s*. at Midsummer, and 50*s*. at Michaelmas. By way of
further security came Adam Godessone and John de Rokesle,
"teinterer," (fn. 4) and bound themselves severally to discharge the
debt. The said Nicholas appoints Richard de Welleford,
"chaucer," his attorney to receive the money, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Martin de Dullingham came before the Chamberlain and
acknowledged himself indebted to Simon de Nortone, Ralph
Radespray, and their co-executors of Geoffrey de Nortone in the
sum of 28*s*.; to be paid a fortnight after Easter, &c.

*nil ad instanciam Hugonis Pourte*.

Monday the morrow of St. Matthias [24 Feb.] came Walter
Lord, horse-dealer (*mercator equorum*), and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir John de Godele, clerk of the illustrious
Queen of England, in the sum of 2 marks; to be paid at the
Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c.

### Folio 56 b (lxxxij).

The following Wednesday came Roger de Lintone and Manekin le Heumer and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Walter de Cantebrige, draper, in the sum of 26 marks; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, &c.

The following Saturday came John de Mortone and acknowledged himself indebted to Henry de Canterbury, baker, in forty-two quarters of good wheat according to sealed sample; to be delivered within three weeks, &c.

(Afterwards satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

The same day came Henry de Canterbury, baker, and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Mortone in the sum of £14 for the above wheat; to be paid, viz., £7 on the eve of Pentecost, and £7 on the eve of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Saturday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March],
31 Edward I. [A.D. 1302-3], came Robert de ......, "cordwaner," and acknowledged himself bound to John Sterre, fishmonger, in the sum of £7 5*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

Friday after the same Feast came John de Byflete, goldsmith,
before William de Leyre and Walter de Finchingfeld, Aldermen, and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Wyndesore
de London in the sum of 24*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

The following Saturday came Manekyn le Heumer before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard de Welleford, draper, in the sum of 40 marks; to be paid, viz., 20 marks at Michaelmas, and 20 marks at Christmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the octave of the Purification, anno 33 Edward I., the said Richard came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

On Maundy Thursday, 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came
John de Ellerker of Newcastle and Robert de Turney and
acknowledged themselves indebted to John de London,
"batour," in the sum of 20*s*. on account of a trespass committed against him in the town of Newcastle; to be paid at
Whitsuntide, &c.

Friday after Easter Day [7 April], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came Henry Poteman, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself indebted to "Byden" de Beaulu, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £21; to be paid at Midsummer, &c. And the said "Bydean" has a writing obligatory for the debt.

### Folio 57 (lxxxj b).

Tuesday after the octave of Easter [7 April], 31 Edward I.
[A.D. 1303], came Roger de Evere and acknowledged himself
indebted to Nicholas Pycot, mercer, in the sum of 108*s*.; to be
paid, viz., 54*s*. at Michaelmas next, and 54*s*. at Michaelmas
year, &c. Witnesses, Adam Broun, "poleter," Elyas de Suffolk,
goldsmith, Richard de Welleford, and others [not named].

Tuesday the Feast of St. George [23 April] came John le Mazerer, goldsmith, before John le Blunt, Mayor, William de Leyre, William de Beton', Thomas Romeyn, Nicholas de Farndone, Henry de Gloucestre, and Simon de Paris, Sheriff, and acknowledged himself indebted to Hugh Pourte, Alderman and Sheriff, in the sum of £20; to be paid, viz., £10 at Midsummer, and £10 at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

(Afterwards the said Hugh came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Mark [25 April] came
Ralph de Finchingfeld, butcher, and acknowledged himself
indebted to Walter de Pistrina, clerk, in the sum of 107*s*. 11*d*.;
to be paid, viz., 7*s*. 11*d*. on Sunday after the ensuing quinzaine,
and 20*s*. at Midsummer and four following quarters, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Giles, anno 32 Edward I., the said Walter came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The same day came William de la More, saddler, and acknowledged himself indebted to Ralph de Finchingfeld, butcher, in the sum of 2 marks; to be paid within a year of Midsummer next.

Wednesday the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came John, son of Matthew le Spicer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged that he had received from William de Laufare and Henry de Merlawe, his co-executors of Roysia la Spicere his mother, on behalf of Elena his sister, the sum of 20 marks and all goods bequeathed to the said Elena by the said Roysia. He promises to deliver the said money and goods to the said Elena when requested by the Mayor or Chamberlain and to indemnify his co-executors, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Assumption, anno
32 Edward I., the said Elena came with Robert Box, cornmonger (*bladarius*), her husband, and acknowledged satisfaction
at the hands of the said John. He is therefore quit, &c.)

The following Saturday came Stephen de Uptone and
acknowledged himself indebted to Peter de Sparham in the
sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

### Folio 57 b (lxxxj).

Friday after the Feast of St. John ante Portam Latinam [6 May], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came Peter, son of John "Buhs," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard Doche, mercer, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

Monday before the Ascension [16 May] came William de Stauntone and Thomas de Dunlee, pepperers, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Adam de Fulham, Alderman, in the sum of £17; to be paid, viz., £10 at the Feast of Nativity B. M., and £7 at Christmas, &c.

(Afterwards the said Adam came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Wednesday after the Feast of H. Trinity [2 June] came Richard Horn, "feroun," and acknowledged himself indebted to William Julian and Galiard Mustet, merchants of Bordeaux, in the sum of £7; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June] came
John de Suffolk and Thomas de Oxford, skinners, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Peter
Maupin in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of
St. Edward, K., &c.

*nil per J. Maiorem ad instanciam domini Thome de Querle*.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] came
Thomas de Querle, clerk, Hugh Pourte, and John de Sellingge
before John le Blunt, Mayor, and the Chamberlain and acknowledged a writing by which they bound themselves to Juliana,
late wife of Henry Delisle (*de Insula*), of Westminster, in the
sum of 80 marks, money lent by her; to be paid, viz., £20 at
Michaelmas, and 50 marks at Christmas.

(Afterwards satisfaction acknowledged. It is therefore cancelled.)

### Folio 58 (lxxx b).

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came Agnes de Luda, sister of Sir Richard
de Luda, and acknowledged herself indebted to John de Lincoln
in the sum of 11 marks on behalf of her said brother; the
money to be taken from the sum of 40 marks in which Sir
Henry de Grey and his sureties stand bound to her by a writing
in the charge of Walter de Finchingfeld for a recognizance and
quitclaim which she will make at the next Husting of London
after Midsummer Day. So that of the sum of 30 marks [*sic*]
which she will receive at that Husting the said John will take
the above sum of 11 marks. The said John appoints William
de Leyre his attorney to receive the money, &c.

Sunday the morrow of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came
Richard, son of Remund de Burdeus, and acknowledged himself
indebted to Richard Doche, mercer, in the sum of 56*s*. 8*d*.; to
be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

Saturday after the same Feast came Geoffrey Scot and
Arnold Barage and acknowledged themselves severally bound
to Ralph de Luda, baker, in the sum of £4 3*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid
on the Feast of St. Edward, K., &c. The said Ralph has a
certain tally of the debt. Received 17*s*. 7*d*. and 3*s*. 6*d*. by the
hands of N. Pycot.

(On schedule attached. Pledges of Arnold Barage taken for
£4 3*s*. 4*d*. which he owes to Ralph de Luda by recognizance,
viz., a surcoat of green, furred with streling (*strelingo*
(fn. 5) ), of the
value of 12*s*.; an old garb (*carda*
(fn. 6) ) of the value of 3*d*.; a sword
of the value of 12*d*.; a *materaz* of the value of 9*d*.; a chalon of
the value of 3*s*. 6*d*.; a towel of the value of 6*d*.; a bolster
and three pillows of the value of 6*d*.; three old sheets of the
value of 9*d*.; two chemises of the value of 10*d*.; a painted
forcer (fn. 7) (*forcerum depictum*) of the value of 8*d*.; an old dish of
the value of 4*d*. Total, 21*s*. j*d*.)

Friday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr
[7 July], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came William, son of Richard
de Wilehale, and acknowledged himself indebted to William
Reyner in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints,
&c. The said Reyner agrees to remit 6*s*. 8*d*. upon payment of
40*s*. on the day named.

Friday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July] came John
de Beche, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to
Richard Fayrfox of Est Depingge (fn. 8) in the sum of 16*s*. 8*d*.; to
be paid on the Feast of St. Edward the King, &c.

Sunday the morrow of the above Feast came Richard de Montpellier, apothecary, and acknowledged himself indebted to Jordan de Langeleye, mercer, in the sum of £6; to be paid on the Feast of St. Martin, &c.

### Folio 58 b (lxxx).

Tuesday after the Feast of Assumption [15 Aug.], 31 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came Matthew de Wodeham, taverner, and Robert de Kelleseye before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John Hurel in the sum of 25 marks; to be paid at the Feast of Nativity B. M., &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

Thursday after the Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.] came William le
Chaundeler de Wodestrete and acknowledged himself indebted
to Henry de Gloucestre, Alderman, in the sum of 30*s*.; to be
paid at the Feast of Purification, &c.

Thursday before Michaelmas [29 Sept.] came William de
Horsham, butcher, and acknowledged himself indebted to Hugh
Pourte, Alderman, in the sum of £7 3*s*.; to be paid, viz.,
£3 11*s*. 6*d*. at the Feast of All Saints, and £3 11*s*. 6*d*. at
Christmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday before the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul, satisfaction acknowledged and the recognizance cancelled.)

Monday the morrow of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Morice de Stebenhethe, woolmonger, and acknowledged himself indebted to Bydan (Bydau ?) de "Belloc," merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £6; to be paid on the Feast of St. Andrew, &c. And the said Bydau has a certain writing obligatory for the same debt.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday after the Epiphany, anno 33 Edward I., the said Bydau came and acknowledged satisfaction for
100*s*. He is therefore quit to that amount, &c.)

Monday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came John de
Dene, "lainer," (fn. 9) called "Gombard," and acknowledged himself
indebted to Salamon le Cotiller and John le Coffrer in the sum
of 32*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at the Feast of Purification B. M., &c.

(Monday the morrow of the Purification the said Salamon came and acknowledged satisfaction, &c.).

Tuesday the morrow of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Richard de "Wymbihs," potter, and acknowledged himself indebted to Henry de Gloucestre, Alderman, in the sum of 13 marks; to be paid on the eve of Palm Sunday, &c.

(On Tuesday before the Feast of St. Dunstan, anno 33 Edward I., the said Henry came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

The same day came Adam Clerk de Aldresgatestrete and acknowledged himself indebted to Henry de Gloucestre, Alderman, in a similar sum; to be paid at the same time, &c.

The following day came Robert de Kelleseye and acknowledged himself indebted to Aubrey de Dynaunt, (fn. 10) merchant, in the
sum of £7; to be paid, viz., 70*s*. at the Feast of St. Nicholas,
and 70*s*. at the Purification, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the Feast of St. Edmund, K., anno 32 Edward I., the said Aubrey came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

### Folio 59 (lxxix b).

Friday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 31 Edward I.
[A.D. 1303], came John de Kingestone, Marshal, and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard de Wy, of co. Kent, in the
sum of 38*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid within a fortnight, &c. Afterwards
he granted a day by Clement le Feyner, his attorney, for the
payment of a moiety by mainprise of Thomas le Mareschal de
Ludgate, who was present and agreed to pay the debt in default
of the said John at the Feast of the Purification next, and the
other moiety at Easter.

(Afterwards the said Clement came and acknowledged that
he had received 19*s*. 3*d*., &c. Also the said Thomas afterwards
paid 18*s*. to N. Pycot and 15*d*. to the above Richard.)

Monday the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Henry le
Cheyner, mercer, and acknowledged himself indebted to
William Delisle, mercer, in the sum of £80; to be paid by
quarterly instalments of 100*s*., commencing at Easter, until, &c.
And the said William has a writing obligatory for the above
debt.

### Anno 32.

Monday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1303], came John de Armenters and John de Lincoln, merchant, before J[ohn] le Blund, Mayor, and acknowledged themselves bound to the said Mayor and to William de Combe Martin and John de Burreforth, Sheriffs of London, in the sum of £40; to be paid at the Purification, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

The following day came Thomas le Mareschal de Ludgate
before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to
"Marcho" le Draper, of Christ Church, in the sum of £4 15*s*.;
to be paid at the Purification.

The same day came Thomas le Messager, "laner," and
acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas Pycot in the sum
of 6*s*. 11*d*.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Hillary, &c. And
the aforesaid Nicholas agrees to remit 3*s*. 6*d*. if the rest of the
debt be punctually paid.

Monday after the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.] came Andrew
de Shrobesbiry, skinner, and acknowledged himself indebted
to Nicholas de Norhamptone, goldsmith, in the sum of
£4 16*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at Easter, &c.

Tuesday, being Christmas Eve, came Hugh de Chelmersforth,
"feroun," and acknowledged himself indebted to John Dode,
"feroun," in the sum of 34*s*.; to be paid before Michaelmas, &c.

### Folio 59 b (lxxix).

Friday the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], 32 Edward I.
[A.D. 1303-4], came Geoffrey de Meldeburne and acknowledged
himself indebted to Robert le Callere in the sum of £10 on
behalf of John, son of Reginald Pymme de Edelmetone, (fn. 11)
late apprentice to the said Robert; to be paid, viz., 100*s*. at
Easter, and 100*s*. at Midsummer, &c. In return the said Robert
remits to the said Geoffrey and John as well as to the said
Reginald all actions, demands, &c., by reason of the apprenticeship of the said John, except that the said Geoffrey and John
are bound to acquit the said Robert of any debts that may be
found not reckoned or specified. And the said Geoffrey is
present and agrees thereto, &c.

(Afterwards the said Robert came before the Chamberlain on Saturday after the Nativity of St. John Bapt. and acknowledged satisfaction for the above £10. It is therefore cancelled.)

Saturday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came Sabine, widow of John "Buhs," and acknowledged herself indebted to Richard Doche, mercer, in the sum of 4 marks on behalf of Peter her son; to be paid, viz., 2 marks at Midsummer, and 2 marks at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula.

(Afterwards satisfaction acknowledged for first instalment, and acquittance to that amount. Afterwards satisfaction for the remainder. It is therefore cancelled.)

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1303-4], came Robert le Chevestrer, late servant of Adam le Chevestrer, and acknowledged himself indebted to Ralph de Brackingge, girdler, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 1 mark, commencing at Midsummer, until, &c. In default of any payment for eight days, distress to be levied for the residue of the debt.

The following Thursday came John le Mazerer and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of 25 marks; to be paid, viz., £10 within three weeks after Easter, and 10 marks at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came
William de Evere, ironmonger, of London Bridge, and acknowledged himself indebted to John Dode, ironmonger, in the sum
of 15*s*.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.