Appendix 2
Contributions to the medieval fabric

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1944

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'Appendix 2: Contributions to the medieval fabric', Survey of London Monograph 15: St Bride's Church, Fleet Street (1944), pp. 121-123. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117966 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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APPENDIX II

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FABRIC OF THE MEDIEVAL CHURCH CONTAINED IN WILLS

1279.Richard Serle. (fn. 1) Annual rent of 2s. out of Belle Savage given to the works of the said Church.
1358.Amy, late wife of Walter de Flete. (fn. 2) Annual rent 12d. to the works of the said Church.
1387.Roger Hunt. (fn. 3) To the Fabric, 3s. 4d.
1390–1.Simon Pettigru alias atte Nax, cutler. (fn. 4) Bequest to the fabric.
1408.John Croke, armourer. (fn. 5) To the fabric, one mark.
1409–10.William Bette, goldsmith. (fn. 6) To the work of the bells newly bought, 8d.
1411.Roger Blythe, malemaker. (fn. 7) To the fabric of the Church newly ordained, 10s.
1414.William Ramet, chaplain. (fn. 8) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1414.Richard Ickford. (fn. 9) To the fabric of the Church, half a mark.
1415.Maud Savage. (fn. 10) To the fabric of the body (nave) of the Church, 13s. 4d.
1415–16.John Vowe (fn. 11) . To the fabric of the bell tower, 6s. 8d.
1416.Bartholomew Kinge, chaplain. (fn. 12) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1417.Robert Houson, armourer. (fn. 13) To the fabric, 3s. 4d.
1417.John Trumpyngton, sheather. (fn. 14) To the fabric, 20d.
1417.John Bevile, armourer. (fn. 15) To the fabric, 20d.
1418.Roger Trotte. (fn. 16) To the fabric, 20s.
1419.Thomas Bannam, smith. (fn. 17) To the fabric of the bell tower, 6s. 8d.
1420.Thomas Orgrave. (fn. 18) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1422.John Askewyth, (fn. 19) writer of Court hand. To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1427.William Andrew, hosteler. (fn. 20) To the fabric, 10s.
1432.John Ulsthorpe, tailor. (fn. 21) Three tenements 'in emendation of this church of St Bride', worth yearly 55s. net.
1432.Joan, widow of John Kynge. (fn. 22) To the fabric of the body (nave) of the Church, 10s.
1433–4.Walter Mangeard, cook. (fn. 23) Bequeathed various debts to the Church works.
1435.John Swanne, cooper. (fn. 24) To the work on the body (nave) of the Church, 6s. 8d.
1435–6.Isabel, widow of John Ulsthorpe. (fn. 25) To the fabric of the Church, £20.
1436.Clement Glascum, leatherworker. (fn. 26) To the fabric of the nave of the Church, 10s.
1437.Thomas Penson, brewer. (fn. 27) To the fabric of the new work, 20d.
1437.John Horlok, grocer. (fn. 28) To the fabric, 13s. 4d.
1442.Philip Parker, bowyer. (fn. 29) To the fabric, 66s. 8d.
1442.Stephen Hermer. (fn. 30) To the fabric, 6s.
1442.Henry Wellis. (fn. 31) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1443.John Crane, fletcher. (fn. 32) To the fabric, 26s. 8d.
1444.Gilbert Page, pasteller. (fn. 33) To the keepers of the goods in aid of the new building, 26s. 8d., and the bequest of a shop to the rector and wardens who must give 9d. yearly to the sustentation of the new building.
1445.Richard Skernyng, tailor. (fn. 34) To the fabric of the body (nave) of the Church, 40s.
1445.Joan, relict of George Cressey, goldsmith. (fn. 35) 'I leave to the fabric of the Church, towards the making of the glass in one window, of the history of Job, for the information of the infirm and poor, 20s.'
1445.Thomas Bromvill, yeoman. (fn. 36) To the fabric, 20d.
1445–6.Master Ralph Sisterun. (fn. 37) To the fabric, 3s. 4d., and to the Chantry of St John Baptist a processional.
1446.Richard Wemmys, grocer. (fn. 38) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1447.Thomas Hatfield, parish clerk (buried in the nave). To the fabric, 6s. 8d. (fn. 39)
1448.Thomas Carter, barber. (fn. 40) To the fabric, 12d.
1449.Robert Croke, armourer. (fn. 41) To the fabric of the nave, 3s. 4d.
1449.John Exton, leather-dresser. (fn. 42) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1449.William Broke, waxchandler. (fn. 43) 'I wolle and ordeyne that myne executoures of myne goodes do glass iiii wyndowes of the clerestorie of the Southsyde of Saynte Brydes.'
1449.Austyn Hawkyns, grocer. (fn. 44) Bequest of 13s. 4d. to the glass of the clerestory windows.
1451–2.John Clifton, water-bearer. (fn. 45) To the fabric of the nave, 20s.
1452.John Cordament. (fn. 46) To the fabric, 13s. 4d.
1452.John Brooke, baker. (fn. 47) To the painting and making of an image of St Christopher over the south door of the Church, 3s. 4d.
1452.Laurence Herd, armourer. (fn. 48) To the fabric, 3s. 4d.
1453.William Forster, baker. (fn. 49) To the fabric of the nave, 6s. 8d.
1454.John Hasard, brewer. (fn. 50) To the fabric, 6s. 8d.
1455.William Hammond, armourer. (fn. 51) To the fabric of the nave, 20s.
1456.John Queldryke, barber. (fn. 52) To the fabric of the nave, 20s.
1456–7.John Stede, tailor. (fn. 53) To the fabric, 12d.
1456.Robert Kyllyngham. (fn. 54) To the work of the Church, 6d.
1456.Nicholas Bryde, Esquire. (fn. 55) To the fabric, 3s. 4d.
1456.Richard Clarence, baker. (fn. 56) To the paving of the north aisle, 6s. 8d.
1459.John St. John, tailor. (fn. 57) To the fabric of the nave, 3s. 4d.
1460.John Bykelyng, pasteller. (fn. 58) To the fabric of the nave, 6s. 8d.
1460.John Taillour alias Hore, brewer. (fn. 59) A candle of wax, weighing two pounds to burn before the statue of our Lady of Pity in the nave.
1463.Richard Benworth, hosteller. (fn. 60) To be buried in the north aisle before the window of the Salutation of the Blessed Mary, lately reglazed at his own charge.
1464.Andomar Kytte, tailor. (fn. 61) To the fabric of the nave, 3s. 4d.
1466.Master Richard Caunton, clerk. (fn. 62) To the fabric, 40s.
1467.Hugh Rotherham, tailor. (fn. 63) To the fabric of the nave, 20d.
1468.Stephen Plumer, cutler. (fn. 64) To the repair and sustentation of the Church, 12d.
1472.Thomas Sterun, cordwainer. (fn. 65) To the fabric, 3s. 4d.
1484.William Bele, plumber. (fn. 66) To the reparation of the Church, 6s. 8d.
1493.William Euyke, skinner. (fn. 67) To the repair of the Church, 3s. 4d.
1497.John Style, grocer. (fn. 68) To the works of the Church, 3s. 4d.
1524.John Talbott, gent (fn. 69) (servant to Edmund, bishop of Sarum). To the Church of St Bride in Fleet Street, towards the buying of a pair of new organs in the rood loft there, 6s. 8d.
1566.Richard Carter, cutler. (fn. 70) To the repairs of the Church, 3s.
1603.Ellen, widow of Thomas Ashton. (fn. 71) Towards the building of a gallery or other reparations of the Church, 20s.

References

1 Mentioned in list of St Bride's lands, P. R. O. Exchequer Land Revenue, Misc. Book, 243.
2 Ibid.
3 Comm. Lond. Courtney, No. 158.
4 Guildhall, City Hust. Roll, 119 (93).
5 Comm. Lond. Browne, No. 135d.
6 Ibid. No. 169.
7 Ibid. No. 200d.
8 Ibid. No. 304.
9 Ibid. No. 318.
10 Ibid. No. 310.
11 Ibid. No. 336.
12 Ibid. Prowet, No. 98d.
13 Ibid. Browne, No. 354d.
14 Ibid. No. 357.
15 Ibid. No. 369d.
16 Ibid. More, No. 5.
17 Ibid. No. 31.
18 Ibid. No. 60.
19 Ibid. No. 102.
20 Ibid. No. 185.
21 Ibid. Nos. 356–357d.
22 Ibid. No. 326.
23 Ibid. No. 380.
24 Ibid. No. 448.
25 Ibid.
26 Ibid. No. 476d.
27 Ibid. No. 504.
28 Ibid. No. 489.
29 Ibid. Prowet, No. 190.
30 Ibid. No. 91d.
31 P. C. C. Rouse, 15.
32 Comm. Lond. Prowet, No. 125d.
33 P. C. C. Luffenam, 29.
34 Comm. Lond. Prowet, No. 164.
35 Ibid. No. 229.
36 Ibid. No. 73d.
37 Ibid. No. 179.
38 Ibid. No. 202.
39 Ibid. No. 259.
40 Ibid. No. 267.
41 Ibid. Sharpe, No. 6.
42 Ibid. Prowet, No. 255.
43 Ibid. No. 276.
44 P. C. C. Rouse, 18.
45 Comm. Lond. Sharpe, 50d.
46 Ibid. No. 57.
47 Ibid. No. 269.
48 Ibid. No. 85.
49 Ibid. No. 93.
50 Ibid. No. 140.
51 Ibid. no. 161d.
52 Ibid. No. 193.
53 Ibid. No. 201.
54 Ibid. No. 204.
55 Ibid. No. 208.
56 Comm. Lond. Sharpe, No. 198.
57 Ibid. No. 272.
58 Ibid. No. 318.
59 Ibid. Wilde, No. 43.
60 Ibid. Smart, No. 342.
61 Ibid. No. 368.
62 P. C. C. Godyn, 9.
63 Comm. Lond. Wilde, No. 17.
64 Ibid. No. 44.
65 Ibid. No. 122.
66 Ibid. Harvy, No. 74.
67 P. C. C. Vox, 4.
68 P. C. C. Moone, 21.
69 P. C. C. Bodfielde, 33.
70 Comm. Lond. Huick, No. 264d.
71 Comm. Lond. 1597–1603, fo. 114.