CALENDAR OF LETTER-BOOKS
CITY OF LONDON.
Folio 1 (cxxx b). (fn. 1)
Saturday before the Feast of Nativity B. M. [8 Sept], 9 Edward I.
[A.D. 1281], in the presence of G[regory] de Rokesle, Mayor,
W[illiam] de Farendone, N[icholas] de Wynchester, Sheriffs,
Henry Waleys, William de Durham, John Horn, Philip the
Tailor, John Addr[ian], John de Northampton, Robert de
Meldeburn, Wlmar de Essex, and Simon de Haddestoke, Aldermen.
Inquisicio de nocte vagantibus.
Henry de Wynchester, Michael de "Womburne," Oliver the
Goldsmith (le Orfevere), Walter de Molesham, Richard Bonaventure, Robert Pynnote, William de Clay, Nigel Lupus, (fn. 2) John
Fuatard, "barbur," Thomasin le Barber, Alan de Schoresdich,
John Aufre, Edward de Canterbury, goldsmith, Thomas le Fykes,
Alan de Suffolk, taverner, Reginald, son of Emma le Barbere,
Roger the Cook, "pasteler," (fn. 3) Reginald le Taverner, James le
Reve, "pessoner," (fn. 4) Walter de Resslepe, John Squiret, Peter le
Tableter, (fn. 5) John, son of Roger le Barber, William Stonhard,
Ranulph le Taverner de Wolcherchawe, Laurence "Ballok,"
John le Fevere, Adam de Wynchester, John le Treiere, John
Burnel, and Alan de Ewelle—arrested for divers trespasses,
homicides, robberies, and assaults, and for being nightwalkers after curfew in the City with swords and bucklers,
and for setting up games near the City, contrary to the King's
peace and the ordinance and statutes of the City of London—
say that they are guilty of none of these things, and as to this,
each puts himself upon the verdict of four jurors of each Ward
of the City aforesaid. Accordingly let there be an inquest
The jurors say upon oath that John Fuatard, barber, Alan
de Suffolk, taverner, Reginald, son of Emma le Barber, Reginald le Taverner who stands (stat) with John de Hakeburne,
Walter de Risslepe, Peter le Tableter, John, son of Roger le
Barber, William Stonhard, and Ranulph le Taverner are not
guilty of the trespasses aforesaid. They are therefore quit.
They also say that John le Treiere and James le Reve are
quarrelsome (luctatores), but are not otherwise guilty. They
are therefore released on bail.
They also say that Henry de Wynchester, Michael de "Womburne," Oliver the Goldsmith (Aurifaber), Walter de Molesham,
Richard Bonaventure, William de Clay, Nigel Lupus, Alan de
Schoresdich, John Aufre, Edward de Canterbury, goldsmith,
Thomas [le] Fykers, Roger the Cook, "pasteler," [and] John le
Fevere are night-walkers with swords and bucklers, contrary
to the peace, &c., and statutes, &c. Let them therefore be
kept in safe custody until, &c.
They also say that Laurence "Bullok," John Burnel, Alan
de Ewelle, John Squyret, and Thomasin le Barber play dice in
divers taverns after curfew, contrary to the statutes of the City.
Let them therefore be kept in safe custody until, &c.
They also say that Adam de Wynchester, taverner, and
Robert Pynnote are bullies (bellatores) by day and night, and
are in the habit of taking reward from men for making
assaults contrary to the King's peace. Let them therefore
be kept in safe custody.
Afterwards, by assent of the said Mayor, Sheriffs, and
Aldermen, it was granted and ordained that each of the aforesaid men, with the exception of Robert de [sic] Pynnote and
Adam de Wynchester, should be released each by twelve mainpernors worth individually at least 100s., so that they have their
mainpernors ready to mainprise them when required, on penalty
of each mainpernor losing 100s.
Folio 1 b (cxxx).
Mainpernors of James le Reve—William de Bolintone, John
de Stratford, Walter Jolyf, Robert de Rumbwe, Clement de
Hestone, Geoffrey le Skot, Adam Broning, William Lumbard,
Robert Love, Richard Matefrey, William de Theydene, Robert
Mainpernors of Henry de Winchester—William de Kelwedone, John le Braban, Ralph Jurdan, Gilbert le Marescal, John
the Clerk, William de Laufare, John Heylheyl, Peter de
Dokesworth, Michael le Potter, Richard Syward, Thomas Abel,
Ralph de Len.
Mainpernors of Nigel "le Lou"—Gilbert Lupus, John Paynaset, Odo de Dorkinge, Thomas de Kingestone, Ralph de
Londenestone, Thomas de Londenestone, Simon le Vannere,
Bartholomew Chaumpeneys, William de Lodgate, John Baudri,
Richard le Lou, Adam le Plomer.
Mainpernors of Walter de Molesham, valet of Robert
Treyre (?) — Robert Sotel, Richard de St. Dunstan, tailor,
Richard le Brasur (fn. 6) of St. Michael, Richard Horn, William le
Cirger, (fn. 7) Robert de Oggele, Matthew le Chaundeler, Henry le
Callere, (fn. 8) John Mylees, John Stacy, Roger de Ware, "stocfismongere," Thomas Geldeneye.
Mainpernors of John le Treyere—William Jurdan, pessoner,
Adam de Foleham, "minor," Stephen Pikeman, Thomas Cros,
Ralph Pikeman, John Brocher, Adam Box, baker, William
Haunsard, Miles de Oystergate, William Pikeman, Richard de
Kingestone, William de Gravessande.
Mainpernors of John Fuatard—John Gille, Ralph the Clerk,
Gilbert de Colecestre, tailor, John de Beverle, tailor, William le
Retundur, (fn. 9) John Grygrom (?), William de Chilham, cordwainer,
Henry Finamour, Thomas Abel, Gylot le Barbur, Robert
Bloundel, cook, Henry de Keysun, "bleter". (fn. 10)
Mainpernors of Richard Bonaventure—Reymund de Burdeus,
William de Schordich, William de Haundle, "peverer," (fn. 11) Richard
Bonaventure, senior, goldsmith, Geoffrey de Balesham, "fuster," (fn. 12)
Thomas Bonaventure, goldsmith, Robert de Gloucester, goldsmith, Robert de Blye, fuster, David de la Lawe, Richard
de Hakeburne, Stephen le Pikard, "Adinettus" the Goldsmith.
Folio 2 (cxxix b).
Mainpernors of Thomas le Fikeys—Thomas de Hakeburne,
goldsmith, Robert de Cauntebrege, goldsmith, Richard de Hakeburne, goldsmith, Richard de Stanes, goldsmith, Nigil the Goldsmith, Isaac de Berkham, Hugh de la More, Martin de Ambesberi, William de Schordich, William Stonhard, Henry Nitingale,
Philip le Estinor.
Mainpernors of Oliver de Estanes, goldsmith — Stephen
Pykard, Robert de Bumstede, Walter le Enfaunt, Andrew
Paternoster, (fn. 13) John de Schordich, William de Karlel, Thomas
de Hakeburne, Richard de Estanes, Hugh de More, Anger the
Goldsmith, Nigil the Goldsmith, John de la Bech.
Mainpernors of Laurence "Bollock"—Robert de Gatesdene,
Benedict le Taverner, Adam de Windlesors, "orbatur," (fn. 14) Simon
de Enefeud, "orbatur," Robert Sweting, mercer, Robert de
Cauntebrege, goldsmith, Robert de Bumstede, Richard Bonaventure, senior, Richard de Hakeburne, Philip de Vileneve,
Cristian le Taverner, Andrew the Goldsmith (le Orfevre).
Mainpernors of Thomasin le Barbur—Nicholas le Convers,
goldsmith, John de Hakeburne, John de Cestrehunte, William
de Odindone, tailor, Robert the Cook of Fridaystrate, Henry
the Cook of Fridaystrate, Alan de Blye, Robert de Anemere,
Ralph de Welles, Nicholas the Cook in St. Vedast Lane,
Andrew le Chaundeler, Roger de Oxford, cordwainer.
Mainpernors of Edward de Canterbury—Roger de Fescampe,
Ralph the Clerk, Robert de Odiham, John de Enefeud, goldsmith,
Nicholas le Convers, John de Cesthunte, John de Hakeburne,
William Stonhard, Philip Fitz John, Walter le Enfaunt, Ralph
de Honilane, goldsmith, Robert de Gloucester, goldsmith.
Mainpernors of Michael de "Wonburne"—Robert de Cauntebrege, Robert de Odiham, Robert de Bumstede, Stephen de
Oxenrode, Richard de Hakeburne, John de Enefeud, goldsmith,
Ralph de Honilane, goldsmith, Philip Fitz John, Roger de
Fescampe, Richard le Fiz, goldsmith, Robert de Gatesdene,
Andrew the Goldsmith.
Mainpernors of Roger le Flauner (fn. 15) —John de Wodeham, Fulk
the Cordwainer, William de Dunstaple, "seller," (fn. 16) Peter le
Avener, William le Potter, William Priour, "cossun," (fn. 17) Roger
de Chelmerford, taverner, Nicholas le Barbur near Walebrock,
John de Lincoln, cordwainer, Thomas de Wincestre, lorimer, (fn. 18)
John Suan, Norman le Pessoner, Henry de Duffinton, barber.
Mainpernors of Alan de Schordich—John de Schordich,
Martin le "Bokikiler," (fn. 19) John le Loung, pessoner, Richard de
Triplawe, Roger de Oxford, Theynot le Bokeler, John de Laufare, cordwainer, Richard de Waltham, coffrer, (fn. 20) John Long,
tailor, Hamo le Paumer, John Suan, "sporier," (fn. 21) William the
Cordwainer of Chepe.
Folio 2 b (cxxix).
Mainpernors of William de Clay—Reginald de Clay, William
Friday, Richard de Hakeburne, John de Schyreburne, Isaac
de Berkham, Philip de Sarum, Robert de Anemere, taverner,
John de Northawe, Nicholas le Convers, Stephen le Chaucer, (fn. 22)
Robert de St. Edmund, Andrew de Heyham.
Mainpernors of John Squiret—Henry de Cestrehunte, William
le Hurer, (fn. 23) Thomas le Flauner, William de Hereford, peverer,
Walter Cosin, Lamberd Cleys, John de Braban, Robert de
Malines, Saer Sclabayl (?), Hugh de Farndone, goldsmith,
William le Taylur de Douegate, Henry de Bolithe, goldsmith.
Mainpernors of Alan de Ewelle—Barunchin, merchant of
Lucca, Daniot de Florence, Hugh de Luka, Opes de Luka,
Binde de Florence, Geoffrey de Luka, Thomasin de Luka,
Robert le Taylur, Michael de Provins, Terricus Baldwyn de
Douay, Nicholas de York, John Feny de Ipree.
Folio 3 (cxxviij b).
Sunday the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept], 9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281],
before G[regory] de Rokesley, Mayor, William de Farendone
and Nicholas de Wynchester, Sheriffs, and other Aldermen and
lieges of the lord the King.
Bartholomew de Hallynge, John Fuatard, Nicholas le Quelter,
Robert le Ster, Andrew de Kent, Roger le Avener de Garscherche, Richard Fretemone, Robert le Bere, Thomas de
Arderne, John le Treere, Ralph le Treere, John Jyvenal, Alan
le Mazun, Fulk le Barber, Simon de Enefeld, Peter le Tabellion, (fn. 24) John de Benetlegh, Roger le Lechiere, Peter de Honilane, William le Coffrer, Walter de Danecastre, John Barber
Picard [sic], Walter le Veyre de Ospreng, Hugh le Barber,
"William" le Taillur de Colem[anstreet], Robert de Lincoln,
Adam Pikeman, fishmonger, Adam Pikeman, butcher, and John,
son of William de Enef[eld]—arrested for divers trespasses,
as for homicides, robberies, beatings, assaults, and for being
vagrants by night after curfew in the City with swords and
bucklers, and for instituting games near the City and keeping
houses of ill fame, contrary to the peace of the lord the King,
and contrary to the ordinance and provision of good men of
the City aforesaid — say that they are in no way guilty of
the trespasses aforesaid. And touching this, each for himself
puts himself on the verdict of four jurors of each Ward of the
City. Let there be an inquest accordingly.
The jurors say on oath that Thomas de Arderne, John le
Treere, Ralph le Treere, John Jyvenal, Alan le Mazun, Robert
[le] Ster, Simon de Enefeld, John de Benetlegh, Robert de
Lincoln, Adam Pikeman, butcher, Adam Pikeman, fishmonger,
are in no way guilty of the trespasses aforesaid. They are
They say also that John Fuatard, Walter de Danecastre, and
John, son of William de Enefeld, are wont to frequent taverns
after curfew, and they know no other evil of them. Let them
therefore be kept in custody until delivered by sufficient mainprise, as formerly was provided.
They say also that Roger de Garscherche, Fulk le Barbur,
Hugh le Barber, and "Walter" le Taillur de Colem[anstreet]
keep houses of ill fame in the City, and that the aforesaid
Roger, Nicholas le Quelter, Hugh, and Walter walk abroad
after curfew, contrary to the statutes of the City. Let them
therefore be kept in custody until, &c.
They say also that Bartholomew de Hallinge, clerk, Andrew
de Kent, Robert le Bere, Peter le Tabellyon, and William le
Coffrer walk abroad at night with evil companions to do evil,
contrary to the peace of the lord the King. Let them therefore be kept in safe custody until, &c.
They say also that Richard Fretemone is a quarreller and a
bully, and they know no other evil of him. Therefore, &c.
They say also that Roger le Lechyere and John Picard,
"barbor," play dice in taverns after curfew, contrary to the
statutes of the City. Therefore, &c.
They say also that Peter de Honilane walks abroad at night
with arms to do mischief and takes reward for beating men,
contrary to the peace of the lord the King. Let him therefore
safely, &c., until, &c.
They say also that Walter le Veyre de Osprenge, whilst living
with a certain William de Burgoyne, enticed a certain Cristiana,
wife of William de la More, to the society of the aforesaid
William, his master; so that whilst the said Cristiana was
away from her husband, and without the husband's knowledge,
the said Walter took and carried away goods belonging to the
said William de la More to the value of £60, to wit, part with
the knowledge of the said woman and part without her knowledge, contrary to the peace, &c. Therefore let him safely, &c.
Folio 3 b (cxxviij).
Mainpernors of Walter de Danecastre—Roger le Lounge,
Thomas de Hamptone, Geoffrey de Waldegrave, William Reed,
Adam de Hallingebyri, Gregory le Lorimer, John de Suffolk,
Hugh de Norhampton, Geoffrey de Hallingeberi, John Pistor,
"peleter," (fn. 25) Roger of the Stone Cross, Roger de Fatstone.
Mainpernors of John Pykard, barber—Richard de Kirkestede, Hugh de Byflete, Sauar (?) de Colecestre, Richard de
Esseburne, Thomas de Derby, Thomas de Cestrehunte, Robert
de Totenham, William de la More, "Wincencius" de Totenham, Henry de Brumme, Roger de Chygenhale, Walter le
Mainpernors of Hugh le Barber — Baudewyn le Bucher,
Henry le Fevre de Eldefistrate, (fn. 26) Robert Makar', Adam Absolon,
John de Lalham, Hugh Trig, Thomas Absolon, William Bernard, Richard Gladewyne, William Brigerdler, (fn. 27) John de Bernham, Richard le Chaundeler.
Mainpernors of John Burnel—Gilbert le Gras, Roger Crock,
"cossun," Thomas de St. Laurence, William le Braeler, (fn. 28) Cristian
le Taverner, Thomas de Watford, Richard de Brumfeld, Robert
le Caller', John de Lonegarstone, William Cosin, "armerer,"
Henry de la Grene, William le Cornmonger'.
Mainpernors of Nicholas le Quilter — Adam le Quilter his
father, Roger le Barber, William Cosin, "armerer," Nicholas
le Quilter, William le Blund, quilter, Walter de Rys, Richard
de Suffolk, William Deth, (fn. 29) "bokeler," (fn. 30) Thomas le Bokeler,
Robert de Laufare, William de Harwe, mercer, Gilbert le
Mainpernors of Roger de Garscherche—William le Cornmongere, Robert de St. Giles, Roger Waleys, Richard de
Grene, Stephen le Gelder, John le Geldere, Geoffrey de Finchingfeld, Henry de Grene, William le Brewere, William le Wyse,
John de Berkwey, Roger de St. Alban, cordwainer.
Mainpernors of Fulk le Barbur—Edmund Trentemars, Gilbert
de Colecestre, William de Alegate, German le Taverner,
Thomas le Fevre de Porsok', Saer de Abindon, "laner," (fn. 31) William de Laufare, "chaloner," (fn. 32) Reginald le Botoner, goldsmith,
William le Brasur, (fn. 33) Walter le Especer and Hugh de Cantebrege, masons (latomi), William le Barber, son of the said
Mainpernors of Roger le Lychyere—Edward the King's goldsmith, Nicholas le Convers, Robert de Cantebregge, Hugh de
la More, William Stonhard, Nigil the Goldsmith, John de la
Bech, John Abel, goldsmith, William de Karlel, John de Ely,
goldsmith, John de Northawe, John de Schordich, and Robert
de Bywinge (?), brother of the said Roger, of co. Kent.
Mainpernors of William le Coffrer—Robert de Cestrehunte,
Henry le Coffrer, John le Coffrer, Peter de Terringe, Richard
de Furners, John May, potter, John de Bottone, coffrer, Hamo
le Ferrun, Nicholas le Coffrer, William de Laufare, "cotiler,"
Richard de Brumwich, coffrer, William Sauvage, "armerer".
Folio 4 (cxxvij b).
Mainpernors of Peter de Homlane—Richard de Honilane,
Master Richard de Crundale, Ralph de Honilane, Nicholas
Derkin, Thomas Sali, "peleter," John le Paumer, carpenter,
Walter le Marbeler, Roger le Poleter, Thomas le Clerk,
"poleter," (fn. 34) Thomas de Norhamton, "peleter," Roger le
Avener, William King, "peleter".
Mainpernors of Richard Fretemone—William Uggel, Thomas
le Escot, Nicholas de Bramptone, Stephen de St. John, Robert
de Bedeford, John de Chesewik, John, Serjeant of the Ward of
J[ohn] Horn, (fn. 35) John Clerk, pessoner, John de Codham, Matthew
de Donstaple, "peleter," Richard Sporiere de Flete, Thomas
de la Cornere, "seingterer" (fn. 36) (?).
Mainpernors of Bartholomew de Hallinge, clerk—John de
Wiltone, arbalester, (fn. 37) John de St. Alban, "chapeler," (fn. 38) William
de Bramptone, "chapeler," Hugh de Biri, "chapeler," Nicholas
le Rok, "chapeler," Richard Levesone, "chapeler," Robert the
Arbalester, Bartholomew le Seller, William de Beri, arbalester,
Walter le Seinturer, "coureer," (fn. 39) Adam the Arbalester, Roger
Mainpernors of Peter le Tabelliun—Adam, the tailor of
Hugh de Corteney, Robert de Banneberi, tailor, Robert de
Odiham, Thomas de Templ', Robert de Melkstrete, Richard
de Suffolk, John Duske, "seller," Peter de Dureme, "tableter,"
Ralph de Geldeford, cordwainer, Richard Avery, Gregory le
Boltere, Elias de Oxford.
Mainpernors of "Walter" the Tailor of Colemannestrate—
Robert le Batur, (fn. 40) Robert de Flamstede, Philip le Bedel, Robert
de Leycestre, tailor, Roger le Brochere, (fn. 41) Robert de Catenham.
Mainpernors of Robert le Bere—John de Beuchaump, Thomas
de Vernun (?), Walter de Clothale, Simon le Venur, Thomas
le Seinturer, Hamo le Parcheminer, John le Tuler, Robert
le Taylur, Roger Crock, William de Boclaunde, Thomas de
Grene, Geoffrey de Bokingeham.
Mainpernors of Roger le Lychyere, Saturday the eve of the
Assumption B. Mary [15 Aug.], anno 16, who was arrested
because he did not allow himself to be attached after striking
Galopin on the head with a knife, and for other trespasses,
viz., Walter de Finchingfeud, junior, Michael de "Wimburne,"
David de la Lawe, Thomas de Lincoln, Thomas de Westminster,
William de Harwe.
Folio 4 b (cxxvij).
Tuesday before the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.],
9 Edward I. [A.D. 1281], before H[enry] Waleys, Mayor,
Richard de Chigewell and William le Mazerer, Sheriffs, and
other Aldermen and lieges of the lord the King.
Peter de Troys, Reginald le Ferr[un], (fn. 42) Nicholas le Taillur de
Smethefeld, John le Clerk, John Turtofle, John de Rouecestre,
Thomas Drinkhale, John Oliver, [and] William [le] Shereman—
arrested for divers trespasses committed against the peace and
statutes of the City, as for robberies, homicides, assaults, beatings,
and for being vagrants by night with swords and bucklers, &c. —
say that they are in no way guilty of the said trespasses. And
as to this, each by himself puts himself on the verdict of four
jurors from each Ward of the said City. Let there be an
The jurors say on oath that Peter de Troys is a vagabond by
night with sword and buckler, and frequents taverns after curfew.
Let him therefore be committed to custody until delivered as
They say also that Nicholas le Taillur frequents taverns and
houses of ill fame. Let him therefore be committed to custody.
They say also that John le Clerk stole a certain cup of silver
and a certain cup of mazer at the tavern of J. de Wakeringe
in "Brestrete" and in the Vintry at the house of William
They say also that Thomas Drinkhale stole a sword at the
house of Richard le Coffrer of the value of 9d., and black and
white leather of the value of 9d.; and a trussell (fn. 43) at the house of
Henry le Coffrer of the value of 6d. Let him therefore be
committed to custody as above.
They say also that William le Shereman, John Oliver, John
de Rochester, John Turtofle, [and] Reginald le Ferr[un] are in
no way guilty. Therefore they are thereof quit.
Mainpernors of Peter de Troys — John de Canterbury,
"retundur," Geoffrey de Burdeus, Hugh le Peintur, William
the Cordwainer, Reginald the Tailor, Geoffrey Horn, Robert
de Leycestre, Thomas de Winchester, John de Lincoln, Hugh
the Baker, Richard de Bekelaund, "coureur," Walter de
Mainpernors of Nicholas the Tailor of Smethefeld—Stephen
Coupere, Robert Ballard, "coureur," Walter le Pinnere,
Walter de Oxford, "tuler," (fn. 44) Richard le Hunte, "coureer,"
Warm Skinnere, Thomas Pikard, cobbler (sutor), Henry le
Coureer, Richard de Ware, cobbler, Robert de Kneton, tailor,
Gylot de Lincolne, tailor.
Folio 5 (cxxvj b).
Delivery of prisoners taken for divers trespasses committed against the
statutes of the City and the peace of the lord the King, Friday
the eve of St. Nicholas [6 Dec], 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1281].
Bartholomew de Wallyngford, chaplain, Thomas de Langestoke, clerk, John Vyel and Richard his brother—arrested for
divers trespasses committed against the peace of the lord the
King and the statutes of the City, as for robberies, homicides,
assaults, beatings, and for being vagrants by night with swords,
bucklers, &c. —come and say that they are in no way guilty of
the trespasses aforesaid. And as to this, each for himself puts
himself upon the verdict of six jurors of each Ward of the City
aforesaid. Let there be an inquest thereon accordingly.
The jurors say upon their oath that Bartholomew the Chaplain is in no way guilty. Therefore he is quit thereof.
They say also that Thomas de Langestoke frequents taverns
after the hour of curfew and contrary to the statutes of the City.
Therefore let him be kept in custody, &c., until, &c.
They say also that John Viel and Richard his brother are
vagabonds after the hour of curfew and contrary to the statutes
of the City, and are accustomed to beat men, contrary to the
peace, &c. Therefore, &c., until, &c.
Mainpernors of Thomas de Langestoke—John Horn, William
Woleward, Richard de Watford, Richard de Staunford, Thomas
de Auverne, Stephen Hauteyn, Geoffrey de St. Alban, John
Wade, marshal, (fn. 45) Thomas de Watford, John de Berkinge, John
le Wimpler, Robert Heyrun, mercer.
Mainpernors of John Viel and Richard his brother—Adam de
Foleham, Ralph de Corduyl, Thomas de la Cornere, Richard de
Reyns, Adam le Potter, Richard Bonaventure, John atte Cherche,
Reginald de Bredstrate, Adam de Berwelle, John le Seller,
Thomas Juvenal, William de Chingeford.
Folio 5 b (cxxvj).
Names of the pledges of David de Dissard, who was taken
and attached on suspicion of being a Welshman (fn. 46) during the
Mayoralty of Henry le Waleys, and found pledges, Saturday
the eve of H. Trinity, 10 Edward I. [A.D. 1282]: —
Hugh of the Stone Cross, (fn. 47) in the Ward of Chepe.
Richard de Balesham, "seller."
John de Hereford, "seller."
Bartholomew le Camisur.
John de Badeburham, "chapeler."
Nicholas Sell', Serjeant of the Ward.
|In the Ward of W. de Farndone.
Pledges of Nicholas le Convers touching 25 marks fine due
to Henry le Galeys and 100 marks loan to the lord the King,
and for having him before the lord the King if need be—
Alan de Benetleye, Thomas Trentemars, Walter de Frowick,
Robert de Cantebrege, Robert de Bumstede, John de Hakeburne, Thomas de Hakeburne, Henry the Cook, Adam Perceval,
Walter de Finchingfeud, John le Chaundeler, William de
Sarum, John le Ismongere, John de Derby.
Names of millers who were drawn on hurdles through the City as
far as Neugate and there replevished
for the peace of the lord
Mainpernors of William de Stratford, miller—John Nitingale,
Laurence le Coffrer, Edward de Windesore, Robert le Chapeler,
Robert de Stratford, Alexander de Hamme.
Mainpernors of William Prest for standing to right (fn. 49) touching
his office, &c. —John de Totenham, cordwainer, Adam le Fre,
Matthew de Heyham, John de Oxford, Roger de Aultone, John
de Horlee, William de Micham, John de Welde, John de
Redinges, William Abel, cordwainer, Gilbert Godale, William
le Chyvaler, baker.
Mainpernors of William Frere and Peter de Codintone—
Luke le Pestur, John the Cook, Reynur le Pestur, Richard
de Norhamtone, Alan Little (Parvus), Robert the Black Baker
(niger pistor), Simon de Peck, Robert de Dovor, Robert de
Billirica, John de Wykham, Simon Proudfot, Geoffrey Lupus.
Mainpernors of Godfrey de St. Alban — Robert Mauker',
William de Winchester, Eustace de Sandwych, Ralph de
St Alban, Richard le Fruter, Andrew le Poleter, Walter de
Chasham, Simon de Peck, Adam Frowich, John Les, Walter
de Molesham, William de Mares.
Mainpernors of Richard Mauntel—John de Horle, cordwainer, John de Totenham, John de Notingeham, William de
Micham, William de London, Roger de Candlewystrate, tailor.
Mainpernors of Simon Ferthing'—Hankin de Cambertone,
Robert Saker, Peter Aynolf, "saker," (fn. 50) Peter de Hakeneye,
Henry de Stebenhethe, John de Smethefeud.
Pledges of Hamo le Ferr[oun] for keeping the peace of the
lord the King because he threatened John de Riplawe whilst
he stood in the service of the City—Godwyn le Feliper, (fn. 51) Simon
atte Gate, Roger le Batur, William le Pavour, Richard Horn,
Hugh of the Stone Cross.
Folio 6 [facie inversa] (cxxv b).
Wednesday before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.],
7 [Edward II.] [A.D. 1313]. Precept to Philip de Merdele,
Serjeant of the Chamber, for a fi. fa. to be levied on the goods
and chattels, lands, &c., of Henry, son of Hugh de Braundestone,
to the extent of £100, which sum the said Henry had acknowledged himself to owe to Henry de Segrave, Knt. The money to
be brought into the Chamber on Monday before the above Feast
On which day the said Serjeant made return of nulla bona.
Thereupon, precept to the aforesaid Serjeant to summon twelve
good men for Friday before the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.]
to inquire what goods and chattels, lands, rents, and tenements
the debtor owned in London on the day of the aforesaid recognizance. The jurors—viz, William de Kent, tailor, William de
Aldenham, William de Horsham, "coureour," Alexander le
Orbatour, John le Lorimer, John de Aldermanburi, baker of
the Ward of Creplegate, Alan atte Warf, Richard Swote,
Robert de Asshebourne, cordwainer, John de Sandwich, William
de Dullingham, and Gilbert le Barber—say that the aforesaid
debtor had no goods or chattels, but that on the day he acknowledged the debt he had in the Ward of Billingsgate a messuage
and shops of the net annual value (after deducting payments
due to the Abbot of Waltham, the Dean and Chapter of
St. Paul's, the Prior of St. Saviour's, Bermondsey, &c.) of
£11 14s. 5d. They further say that he had a tenement in
Silver Street, in the Ward of Creplegate, of the net annual value
(after deducting payments due to the Countess of Cornwall for
socage, and the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, &c.) of 5 marks.
Afterwards, on Saturday after the Feast of St. Laurence
[10 Aug.], the Chamberlain, John le Mazelyner, (fn. 52) proceeded to
the aforesaid tenements, together with Master Simon de Pabenham and Master Alexander de Canterbury, masons, and Master
Robert de Norhampton, carpenter, sworn to make and supervise assizes and partitions of tenements in the City, and in the
presence of the aforesaid debtor and of Thomas Beauflour and
John de Wynchester a partition was made with metes and
bounds as set forth.