Calendar of Letter-Books of the City of London: C, 1291-1309. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1901.
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Scriptum Thome Sely. nichil quia aldermannus.
Deed of grant by John de Wendlingburg and Alice his wife to Thomas Sely of an annual quitrent of 49s. to be derived quarterly from their lands and tenements in the parish of St. Andrew, Holebourne, for a term of five years. Thereupon the said Alice came and gave her assent to the grant.
(Acknowledged by the said John and Alice before the Chamberlain on Wednesday the morrow of St. Barnabas [11 June], 1 Edward II. [A.D. 1308].)
Pro executoribus Edithe la Paumere cognicio.
Friday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], 1 Edward II. [A.D. 1308], came Nicholas le Lung, William de Caustone, Geoffrey de Langeleye, and Laurence, son of the aforesaid Nicholas, executors of Edith la Paumere, before John de Wengrave, William de Leyre, Richard de Gloucestre, [and] John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, Nicholas de Farndone and Nicholas Pycot, Sheriffs, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and paid to Robert le Palmere, nephew (nepoti) of Robert le Palmere, the sum of 25 marks and 12d. for his right in a certain tenement which belonged to the aforesaid Robert le Palmere in the parish of St. Martin de Ludgate, and which the said Edith had devised to Johanna, daughter of Hamo le Paumer; the said sum being allowed the aforesaid executors quo et quando, etc. William Edmund, fishmonger, and John de Paris, "corder," sureties to indemnify the executors against the said Johanna, &c.
Folio cii b.
vjs. viijd pro inrotulacione.
[Here follow "Articles of the Fusters" (Fustarii (fn. 1) ) submitted to the Mayor and Aldermen on Monday after the octave of St. Michael, anno 2 Edward II. Copies of the same articles (with variations in spelling) are also entered in the 'Liber Custumarum,' fo. 49, under the title Articuli Fustariorum et Sellariorum Londoniarum (printed with translation in 'Liber Cust,' Rolls Series, i. 80; ii. 538), and in the 'Liber Horn,' fo. 314 b. To these articles another has been appended, anno 45 Edward III. (A.D. 1371), fixing the amount of penalty for infringement of the articles, and naming Laurence de Westone and Walter Brok as masters elected and sworn to survey the mistery.]
Scriptum executorum Hugonis Pourte et aliorum.
Deed of acquittance by John, the younger son of Walter le Blound, to William Lambyn, Hugh de Waltham, and Robert de Astone, executors of Hugh Pourte, also to the executors of Edmund Horn and Margaret, relict of the said Edmund and wife of the said Hugh Pourte (fn. 2) (the said Edmund and Margaret having been appointed guardians of the aforesaid John by Walter his father), for all property due to him under his father's testament Dated London, Thursday before the Feast of St. Edward the King [13 Oct.], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308].
(Acknowledged before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain the following day.)
A general pardon and acquittance by Edmund Trentemars to Stephen, son of Adam de Blakeneye, saving an action for the acquittance of seven acres of land in Stybenhithe for £20, as appears by indenture made between the said Edmund and the said Stephen and Johanna his wife. Dated London, Sunday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308].
(Acknowledged before Sirs N[icholas] de Farndone, Mayor, J[ohn] de Wengrave, Richard de Gloucestre, Thomas Romeyn, W[illiam] de Leyre, John de Wyndesore, William Cosyn, and Richard de Wilehale, Aldermen, on Tuesday after the above Feast, the year aforesaid.)
Folio ciii b.
Convencio int' Joh' le Botoner dimittentem et Rogerum Peche et Aliciam uxorem ejus recipient'.
Deed of covenant by John le Botener, junior, mercer, of St. Laurence Lane in the Jewry, to demise to Roger Peche and Alice his wife a certain corner cellar, situate in the said lane near the Tanners' seld, for a term of years, or until the said Roger and Alice shall have recovered a sum of money due from the aforesaid John.
(Acknowledged before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, on Saturday after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308-9].)
Scriptum Thome Romeyn et Juliane uxoris sue.
Bond by Johanna, relict of William de Helewetone, and Thomas de "Eunefeld," late servant of the said William, and her co-executor, William de Furneys, pepperer, John de Pampeswrthe, Richard Doge, and John de Caustone, mercers, for payment of the sum of £60 to Thomas Romeyn and Juliana his wife, viz., £30 at Michaelmas, A.D. 1309, and £30 at Easter following. Witnesses, John Boreford, William de Bidyk, Symon Corp, Ralph de Beverley, and others [not named]. Dated London, 3 March, A.D. 1308[-9].
(Acknowledged before Sir Nicholas de Farndone, the Mayor, John de Wanegrave, John de Wyndesore, William de Coumbemartyn, Henry de Durham, Symon de Parys, Nicholas Pycot, and John de Vintry, Aldermen, on Thursday, 6 March, 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308-9]).
(On Friday the Feast of SS. Philip and James, 3 Edward II., came the aforesaid Thomas Romeyn and acknowledged satisfaction, and allowed the enrolment to be cancelled.)
Scriptum Roberti le Callere.
Acquittance by Laurence le Botoner, mercer, and Lucy his wife, daughter of William le Callere, mercer, to Robert le Callere, mercer, executor of the said William, for money due to the said Lucy under her father's will and for clothing found her during the time that the said Robert was her guardian. Witnesses, Symon de Parys, Roger de Parys, Peter de Sperham, and John le Botoner, mercers, Robert de Cornedale, clerk, and others [not named]. Dated London, Saturday before the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], A.D. 1308.
(Acknowledged before Sir Nicholas de Farndone, the Mayor, John de Wanegrave, William de Leyre, Thomas Romein, John de Wyndesore, John de Gysorz, Henry de Durham, [and] Symon Bolet, Aldermen, on Friday the Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas [7 March], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308-9]).
Acquietancia Johannis Sturmy et Juliane uxoris ejus filie Johannis de Miaelborou.
nil quia pro communitate.
Acquittance by John Sturmy de Dromondby and Juliana his wife, daughter of John de Middelborgh, mercer, for money due from the Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London to the said Juliana under her father's will. Dated London, 6 March, A.D. 1308[-9] Witnesses, Sir Nicholas de Farndone, Mayor, John de Wangrave, John de Wyndesore, William de Coumbemartyn, Henry de Durham, Symon de Parys, Nicholas Picot, Thomas Romeyn, [and] John de Vintry, Aldermen, and others [not named.
Scriptum Ricardi de Paris merceri.
Lease by Hugh de Parys, mercer, and Alice his wife, daughter of Alexander Heroun, to Richard de Parys, mercer, of a tenement, with brewery, shops, &c., in the lane and parish of St. Swythin de Kandelwykestrete, for a term of seven years from Easter, anno 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1309], for £20 sterling in hand paid, and yearly payments of 13s. 4d. to the Abbess and Convent of Schepeye, (fn. 3) and 12d. to the Church of St. Swythin aforesaid. Witnesses, Nicholas de Farendone, Mayor, James le Boteler and William de Basyngges, Sheriffs of Londo.
(Acknowledged before the Chamberlain on Monday before the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1309]).
Folio civ b.
Scriptum Hugonis de Paris et Alic' ux' ejus.
Defeasance of the above upon payment by the lessors to the lessee of the sum of £21 and cost of repairs, &c.
(Acknowledged before the Chamberlain the day and year aforesaid).
Summa totalis rec' Ricardi Poterel, camerarii, usque huc tam infra quam supra, £iiij xviijs. ijd.
Scriptum Cecilie de la More.
Acquittance by William de Bristoll and Dyonisia his wife, widow and executrix of Alan de Newebury, to Cecilia atte More for 10 marks, in which the said Cecilia stood bound to the said Alan when alive. Dated London, Thursday after the Ascension [8 May], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].
(Acknowledged before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain on Saturday the eve of H. Trinity [25 May], the year aforesaid.)
Script' Johannis de Luda milit'.
Power of attorney granted by John de Luda (or, de Lue), Knight, to Elizabeth his dear compaigne, to recover (during his absence on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land) certain arrears of rent due for a tenement in Syvethenelane, of which he had been enfeoffed by Sir Richard de Lue his brother, to hold jointly with his sister "Anneis," which tenement was then tenanted by the heirs of Henry de Grey. Dated London, Wednesday the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June]. 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].
(Acknowledged before the Chamberlain on Tuesday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], the year aforesaid.)
Tradicio domorum quondam Philippi de Donegate super murum juxta Bisshopesgate..
Lease by the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of London to William de Coulingge, chaplain, of a tenement formerly held by Philip de Douegate near Bisshopesgate, for a term of twenty years from Easter, A. D. 1309, on condition that he expend the sum of £10 on the property within the first two years and keep it in proper repair.
(Afterwards the said William came before the Mayor and Aldermen and assigned his interest to Sir John de Tane, Knt.)
Acquietancia domini Johannis de Dittone.
Acknowledgment by Agnes, relict of John de Godeford, pepperer, and Geoffrey le Bek, administrators appointed by Ralph de Baldok, Bishop of London, of the goods of the aforesaid John, who died intestate, of receipt of the sum of £13 3s. 10d. by the hands of Robert de Dyttone, proctor of Sir John de Dyttone, Canon of St. Paul's, due for spices bought by the said Sir John during his residence. Dated London, Tuesday the morrow of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].
Folio. cv b.
Scriptum Walteri Miles et Agn' ux ejus.
Lease by Walter Miles, fishmonger, and Agnes his wife to Henry de London, clerk, of the sum of 12s. annual quitrent issuing from a shop in the parish of St. Mary Somerset, situate near the tenements of Stephen Bernard and Oliver Brounyng, for a term of ten years from Midsummer, 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1309]. Witnesses, Oliver Brounyng, John de Lalham, Walter le Keu, William Bernard, Laurence Albyn, and others [not named].
(Acknowledged before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain on Monday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].)
Scriptum Nicholai le Maderman et Avicie uxoris ejus.
Lease by Nicholas le Maderman, blader, and Avice his wife to Hamund de Shepe, fishmonger, and Matilda his wife of an annual quitrent of 4 marks issuing from a tenement in the parish of St. Michael, Queenhithe, situate near the tenement of Simon Bolet; to hold for a term of six years. Witnesses, Nicholas de Farndone, Mayor, James le Boteler and William de Basinge, Sheriffs of London, John de Lincoln, John le Hidreve, Adam Wade, Henry atte Waye, John de Stok, Walter the Clerk, and others [not named].
(Acknowledged before the Chamberlain on Tuesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].)
Afterwards the above Nicholas and Avice acknowledged a lease to the above Hamund and Matilda of a similar quitrent for four years from Michaelmas, anno 7 Edward II. [A.D. 1313].
Acquietancia Isabelle de Halgheford.
Acquittance by John de Wautham, clerk, serjeant at the Guildhall, London, to Isabella de Halgheford, widow and executrix of John de Halgheford, (fn. 4) for the sum of 20s. due to him by her late husband, by surety of William de Porclee, which debt the said Isabella and Adam de Wentele her co-executor had acknowledged in the Sheriff's court after the decease of the said John de Halgheford. Dated Thursday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].
(Read and acknowledged before Sir Nicholas de Farendone, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore, Simon de Parys, William "Terente," [and] Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, on Saturday the morrow of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309]).
Litera Joh'is de Wynton' et Lucie que fuit uxor Ric'i de Kyrkestede de attornat' faciend'..
Letter of John de Wynchester, cordwainer, and Lucy, late wife and executrix of Richard de Kyrkestede, appointing Ralph de Alegate and Walter de Gloucester his son to be their attorneys and proctors to recover a sum of money due from Sir Walter de Huntercumbe, Knt., by the new statute of the lord the King made at Acton Burnel, (fn. 5) in England Dated the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309].
Sealed with the seal of the Mayoralty of London in the Chamber of the Guildhall on Thursday after the Feast of Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309], in the presence of Nicholas de Farendon, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore, William de Leyre, Simon de Parys, Richard de Gloucestre, William Servat, Aldermen, &c.
Folio cvi b.
Lease by Roger le Graunt Barber and Cecilia his wife to Henry Fairman, William de Actone, Simon Fairman, Roger de Actone, Ralph de Wouburne, Stephen de Hestone, Geoffrey de Hestone, Peter de Haliwelle, Walter West, William de Norhamtone, William Bathel, Alexander de Derbi, Nicholas Fithele, and Edward de Silveslee, curriers of ox leather, of two plots of land for a market for their leather situate in the parish of St. Nicholas Shambles, upon which land the lessors covenant to set up certain buildings; to hold for a term of forty years from Michaelmas next at an annual rent of 4 marks. Witnesses, Nicholas de Farendone, Mayor and Alderman of the Ward, Roger Hosebonde, John de Lyndeseye, Thomas le Cirger de Yvilane, Walter de Belhous, Luke de Ware, William le Chaundeler, Hugh de Exeter, Richard Jurdan, Walter le Kyng, Ralph the Clerk, and others [not named].
(Acknowledged before the Chamberlain on Saturday the eve of the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1309]).