Folios 60 - 69b

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1900

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132-164

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'Folios 60 - 69b', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: B: 1275-1312 (1900), pp. 132-164. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33042 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Folio 60 (lxxviij b).

cognicio.

ijd.

Friday in Easter week [29 March], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Beatrice la Brewestere before the Chamberlain and acknowledged herself indebted to Hugh de "Strubby" and Alice de Odyham in the sum of 20s. 3d.; to be paid within fifteen days, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

Wednesday after the octave of Easter [29 March] came Robert Daundely, "cordwaner," and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter Fort, merchant of Cahors, in the sum of 78s. 4d.; to be paid, viz., one moiety in the quinzaine of the Nativity of St. John Bapt. and the other at Michaelmas, &c.

(Afterwards the said Peter came and acknowledged that he had received 57s. 4d., and in shoes [in denariis sotularium ?] 21s., by Richard Poterel, then Chamberlain. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

vijd.

Monday after the quinzaine of Easter [29 March] came Philip Cosin, "armurer," and acknowledged himself indebted to Robert de Frowyk, "cordwaner," in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid, viz., 33s. 4d. at Midsummer, and 33s. 4d. at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c.

cognicio.

xld.

The following Wednesday came Walter de Wanlok, tailor, before John le Blound, Mayor, John de Wangrave and Nicholas Pycot, Chamberlain, William de Combe Martin and John de Burreforth, Sheriffs, and in the presence of Gilbert, son of Sir Thomas de Clare, and many others, and acknowledged himself indebted to Master Jordan Moraunt, clerk, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Midsummer, &c. In return for which the said Master Jordan made a general release to the said Walter. Afterwards, viz., on Friday the Feast of St. Botolph, anno 34 Edward I., the said Jordan came before the Chamberlain and appointed Sir John de Dittone his attorney to recover the money, &c., and Master Jordan acknowledged the receipt of 54s. at divers times.

cognicio.

xxvjd.

The day before the Feast of St. Mark [25 April] came Walter de "Cavendihs" and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir Ralph Fitz Bernard, Knt., in the sum of 20 marks; to be paid, viz., 10 marks at Michaelmas, and 10 marks at the following Midsummer, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul, anno 33 Edward I., the said Sir Ralph came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

vjs. viijd.

attornatus.

Monday before the Feast of St. Mark [25 April] came John de Lincoln and acknowledged himself indebted to Gaubert Gonel, merchant of Bures in Spain, in the sum of £40; to be paid by annual instalments of £20 at the Feast of All Saints; in return for which the said Gaubert grants the said John a general release. John de la Coste appointed attorney by the said Gaubert to receive the above money and also the sum of 60s. due to him by recognizance of Martin Box, anno 26 Edward I., as appears supra. (fn. 1)

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday before the Feast of St. Dunstan, the said John de la Coste came and acknowledged satisfaction for the said sum of 60s. Therefore the said Martin and his executors are quit, &c., and it is cancelled supra. (fn. 2) )

Folio 60 b (lxxviij).

cognicio.

ijd.

Saturday the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Baldewyn le Chaucer before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richer de Mounbrey, mercer, in the sum of 20s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c.

cognicio.

vs. vijd.

The following Wednesday came Alan de Maldone before the Chamberlain and William de Leyre and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Rollestone, valet to the Countess of Hertford, in the sum of £33 11s. 2d.; to be paid on the morrow, &c. And the said William appoints Robert de Suttone his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

Thursday the eve of the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came Robert de Kelleseye and acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas Pycot, Alderman, in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid on the following Wednesday, &c.

cognicio.

xd.

Friday the Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came Robert de Frowyk, "cordwaner," and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of 100s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

cognicio.

xjd.

The following day came Walter Diry, woolmonger, and acknowledged himself indebted to Master Thomas de Pirlee in the sum of 8 marks; to be paid, viz., 4 marks at Michaelmas, and 4 marks at Christmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Feast of St. Andrew, anno 33 Edward I., Master Thomas received a grey horse of the value of 11s. 6d).

cognicio.

jd.

Monday after the Feast of Invention H. Cross [3 May] came Richard de Hormede, "ceinturer," and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Hedersete and John de Dalling, mercers, in the sum of 10s.; to be paid, viz., 5s. at Pentecost, and 5s. at Midsummer, &c.

cognicio.

nil ad instanciam domini Ade de Foleham.

The same day came Thomas de Dunleye, Thomas des Arches, and Osebert des Arches, spicers, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Beatrice, wife of Robert de Dunleye, in the sum of 53s. 4d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 1 mark, commencing at Midsummer, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthew, anno 33 Edward I., the said Beatrice came before Sir William de Leyre and the Chamberlain, Richard Poterel, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled, &c.)

cognicio.

iijd.

The following day came John de Brunne, "cordwaner," and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter Fort, merchant of Spain, in the sum of 30s.; to be paid, viz:, 15s. in the quinzaine of St. John Bapt., and 15s. at the Feast of Nativity B.M., &c.

(Afterwards the said Peter came and acknowledged satisfaction for 15s. The said John is therefore quit to that amount, and afterwards he satisfied by pledges sold).

Folio 61 (lxxvij b).

cognicio.

ijs.

Saturday after the Feast of Ascension [7 May], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came John Hervy, "feroun," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Roger de Evere, ironmonger, in the sum of £12; to be paid by instalments of 60s. at Midsummer, £4 at Michaelmas, 20s. at Christmas, 40s. at Easter, and 40s. at the following Midsummer, &c.

(The first three instalments paid.)

cognicio.

xd.

The same day the above John Hervy acknowledged himself indebted to the above Roger de Evere in the sum of 100s.; to be paid by instalments of 20s. at Midsummer, Michaelmas, and Christmas, and 10s. at the following Easter, Midsummer, Michaelmas, and Christmas.

(The first two instalments paid.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Pancras [12 May] came Thomas de Brinkele called Box and Petronilla his wife before Sir John le Blund, Mayor, and Nicholas Pycot, Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves indebted to Reymond Margeys, merchant of Bordeaux, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Easter, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

cognicio.

ijs.

The following day came John le Mazerer, Walter le Mazerer, called "de Lesnes," and Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of £12; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

cognicio.

iiijs. vd.

Saturday the eve of Pentecost [17 May] came Henry de Lauvare, spicer, and acknowledged himself indebted to Robert de Asshendone, saddler, in the sum of 40 marks; to be paid on the morrow of H. Trinity, &c.

cognicio.

nil pro J. de Sandale.

Pledges of Adam the Tailor placed in the hands of Sir John de Sandale for £4 which Stephen le Mareschal owes to Nicholas Pycot by statute, which pledges the said Sir John delivered to John le Leuter for safe custody until Midsummer next. And the aforesaid Adam came before the Chamberlain on Saturday the eve of H. Trinity and agreed that unless he paid the said £4 at the said time the said pledges should be sold. The said pledges are sealed with the seal of Thomas Sely in the name of the said Adam.

cognicio.

iiijor d.

Saturday the eve of H. Trinity [24 May] came Roger de Milkele, tanner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas, the apprentice of Stephen de Rokesle, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Tuesday after the same Feast came Edmund Lambyn, late apprentice of William Lambyn, before John le Blound, Mayor, and acknowledged himself indebted to Giles la Mote, falconer, in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Giles acknowledged satisfaction.)

Folio 61 b (lxxvij).

cognicio.

xvjd.

Tuesday after the octave of H. Trinity [24 May] came William Bonbaroun, mercer, before John le Blound, Mayor, and William de Beton', and acknowledged himself indebted to Adam de Skeltone and Margery his wife in the sum of £8; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Nativity St. John Bapt. The said Adam appoints Thomas le Wilde his attorney to receive the money, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday the morrow of St. Ambrose, Bp., anno 33 Edward I., the said Adam came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction for the whole debt, with the exception of 20s. for which a day was given, &c).

cognicio.

vjd.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Richard de Keningtone and Avice his wife, late wife of Robert le Sackere, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves indebted to John and Gilbert, sons of John de Stertforth, in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid at Christmas, &c. And the said John and Gilbert by Ralph de Stertforth their attorney acknowledged that if the aforesaid Avice came to the Husting and acknowledged and caused to be enrolled a certain writing of acquittance for her dower the above recognizance should be void, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Saturday the Feast of Nativity St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Peter Adrian, pepperer, and acknowledged himself indebted to Reymund de la Bruwe in the sum of 70s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10s., commencing at Michaelmas, until, &c.

cognicio.

xxijd.

The same day came Stephen de Uptone and Adam Mulgar, tailor, and acknowledged themselves indebted to John de Kinebelle in the sum of £10 17s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Katherine, &c.

cognicio.

xd.

The following Saturday came Roger de Westminster, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to Isabella Burry, of co. Salop, in the sum of 103s. 4d.; to be paid, viz., 36s. 8d. at Michaelmas, and 33s. 4d, at the Feast of the Purification and at Pentecost following, &c.

(Of which sum Bugo, son of the aforesaid Isabella, received of the aforesaid Roger 20s. by mainprise of Reginald de Bassinge.)

cognicio.

xjd.

Saturday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came Ralph de Honilane and Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Peter and Remond de Manso, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 110s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Edward the King in the month of October.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Feast of St. Hillary, anno 33 Edward I., the said Peter came and acknowledged satisfaction for 75s. They are therefore quit to that amount.)

Folio 62 (lxxvj b).

cognicio.

ixd.

Saturday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came John de Hakebourne, "chapeler," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John, son of Stephen le Chapeler, in the sum of £4 13s. 4d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 40d., commencing at Michaelmas, until, &c.

cognicio.

nil.

The following Sunday came Robert de Kelleseye before Sirs John le Blound, Mayor, Thomas Romeyn, William de Leyre, and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas Pycot and Peter de Sparham, citizens of London, in the sum of £100; to be paid the third day after the next Husting, &c.

cognicio.

The same day came Alianora, wife of John Fitz Peter, and acknowledged herself indebted to Peter de Sparham, mercer, in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid at Easter, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

The following Monday came Martin le Convers, dealer in horses (mercator equorum), before Sir Thomas Romeyn, Alderman, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Master Thomas de Suwerk, clerk of the Bishop of Chester, (fn. 3) in the sum of £4; to be paid on the Feast of St. Edward the King in the month of October, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after Michaelmas, came Sir Thomas Romeyn and acknowledged he had received the money on behalf of the said Master Thomas. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

xxd.

Thursday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July] came William le Lung, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself indebted to Gilbert de Shorne, fishmonger, in the sum of £10 7s.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

cognicio.

viijd ob'.

The following Saturday came William de Stebenhethe, woolmonger, and Walter Cope, tiler, and acknowledged themselves indebted to Geoffrey Beauflour in the sum of £4 6s. 8d.; to be paid at Christmas, &c. And the said Geoffrey has a certain writing obligatory of the said William and Walter for the said debt, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The following Monday came Godin, late apprentice to Walter Hauteyn, before Thomas Romeyn, Alderman, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Nicholas Pycot, mercer, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid on the eve of St. Laurence. And the said Nicholas has a certain writing obligatory for the said debt.

(Cancelled because payment was made to the said "N." on Thursday after the Feast of St. John ante Portam Latinam, anno 33 Edward I.)

cognicio.

nil quia pro communitate.

The same day came Edmund Trentemars before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to the Commonalty of London in the sum of 10s.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Michaelmas for a fine made before J. le Blound, Mayor, and the Alderman for talliages, viz., 2,000 marks, fifteenths, and £1,000, &c. And William de Horsham, Alan le Pottere, John le Pottere, and John de Bilirica came and undertook to pay the said 10s. in case of default by the said Edmund, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

Folio 62 b (lxxvj).

cognicio.

xjd.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came John de Pountoyse, goldsmith, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter Fort, merchant of Spain, in the sum of 8 marks and 11d.; to be paid on Saturday the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c. And the said Peter appoints John de Paru' (Parn' ?) his attorney to receive the money, &c., and he has a letter obligatory and gold pledges for the debt.

(Paid Witness, N. Pycot.)

cognicio.

vjd.

Friday the eve of St. James, Ap. [25 July], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Thomas de Biry, mercer, and acknowledged himself indebted to Remond de St. Clement and Peter his brother, merchants of "Monkuk," (fn. 4) in the sum of 60s.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The following Tuesday came William le Chaundeler de Wodestrete and Matilda de Kellevedene and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Sir William de Leyre in the sum of 11s.; to be paid on the morrow of St. Bartholomew, &c.

cognicio.

ijs.

Friday before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] came John de Etone, mercer, and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Massingham, mercer, in the sum of £12; to be paid by instalments of £4 at Michaelmas, at the Feast of St. Martin, and at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

ixd ob'.

Friday before the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.] came Thomas de Biry, mercer, and acknowledged himself indebted to Arnold de Persak, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £4 15s.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c. And the said Arnold appoints John de Vintry, Alderman, his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

xvjd.

The following day came "Bonejunctus" Jacob, "espicer," and "Dyne" Ryner de Luka before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Peter Arnald, of Bayonne, in the sum of £8; to be paid on 1 Sept. And the said Peter appoints Peter de Fraunce, of Bayonne, his attorney to receive the money, &c., who in his turn appoints Remund de Miremond.

(Afterwards the sum of 27s. 1d. is paid; and they are quit to that amount.)

cognicio.

xxjd.

Thursday after the Feast of Assumption B. M. [15 Aug.] came Peter, son of Peter "Buhs," and acknowledged himself indebted to Jordan de Langeleye, mercer, in the sum of 16 marks; to be paid, viz., 6 marks at the Purification, and 5 marks at Pentecost and the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alder mannus.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] came Stephen le Naylere and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Leyre, Alderman, in the sum of £6 8s.; to be paid at Michaelmas.

(Cancelled because the said William came and acknowledged satisfaction on Wednesday in the octave of St. Martin.)

Folio 63 (lxxv b).

cognicio.

iiijd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Eustace le Barber de Bredstrete and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Bristoll, potter, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

(Thereof the said William received from R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, for a carpet 4s. 6d., and previously 8s.)

cognicio.

xd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Giles [1 Sept.] came Ralph de Luda, baker, and acknowledged himself indebted to "Gossam Pagan," merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 8 marks; to be paid, viz., 4 marks within three weeks of Michaelmas, and 4 marks on the Feast of St. Martin, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alder mannus.

Wednesday the morrow of the Nativity B. V. M. [8 Sept.] came Robert de Cornedale, clerk, and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Wangrave, Alderman, in the sum of 12s. 6d.; to be paid at the Feast of Hillary, &c.

(Satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

cognicio.

ijs. iijd.

The same day came Walter le Mazerer, John le Mazerer, and Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of £13 10s.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

cognicio.

vjd.

The following Friday came Peter de Wymbourne and Robert de "Derhirst" and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Gilbert Cros and John le Benere, Wardens of London Bridge, in the sum of 5½ marks; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia aldermannus.

Tuesday the morrow of the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.] came Gilbert atte Hirst and Matthew de Foleham, chandler, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Nicholas Pycot in the sum of 29s.; to be paid on the morrow of All Saints, &c.

(Thereof the said Nicholas received 15s. on Monday after Michaelmas. They are therefore quit to that amount. Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Valentine, anno 33 Edward I., the said Nicholas came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

ijd.

Sunday before the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Martin de Dullingham, butcher, and Philip de Hundesdiche, tanner, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to William de Esdene, clerk, in the sum of 23s. 8d.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia condonatur per dictos J. Matorem et J.

Wednesday after the octave of St. Michael came Robert de "Derherst" before John le Blound, the Mayor, John de Wangrave, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir Thomas de London, Rector of the Church of Scaldewelle, (fn. 5) in the sum of 46s. 8d.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Purification and the other at Easter. Afterwards the said Sir Thomas came before the Chamberlain and appointed Richard Poterel, junior, his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

vijd.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Edward, King [13 Oct.], came John le King, butcher, and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of 72s.; to be paid at the Purification, &c.

(Cancelled, satisfaction having been acknowledged.)

Sum total acknowledged to N. Pycot for recognizances of debts—£15 7s. 3¼ d.

Folio 63 b (lxxv).

Temp. Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, anno 32 Edward I.

cognicio.

xvd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came John de Stanes, mercer, before John le Blound, Mayor, John de Wangrave, and William de Leyre, and acknowledged himself indebted to the Prioress and Convent of Clerkenewelle in the sum of £7 7s. for arrears of a certain seld in Westchep held by the said John under the said Prioress and Convent for life at £4 per annum; the said arrears to be paid by quarterly instalments of 6s. 8d. until, &c.

cognicio.

vjs. viijd.

Tuesday the eve of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] came Richard de Chigewelle, fishmonger, and Robert his son before the Mayor and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Sir Peter de Huntingfeld, Knt., in the sum of £40; to be paid at the Feast of the Purification, and unless, &c And be it known that the aforesaid Peter has a certain writing obligatory for the said debt.

(Tuesday the morrow of St. Peter in Cathedra the said Peter came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijs. ijd.

Friday after the above Feast came John, son and heir of Nicholas de Wynchester, and Richard de Gloucester, draper, before the Mayor and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Sir Robert de Wetheringsete, chaplain, executor of Thomas de Basingge, in the sum of £25; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Easter and the other at Michaelmas; and unless, &c. Of which sum the aforesaid Sir Robert acknowledged that he would satisfy his co-executors.

(Cancelled because the said Robert came before the Chamberlain on Monday after the Feast of St. Andrew, anno 35 Edward I., and acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

Monday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Hugh Pourte and John de Halibourne and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Thomas de Knithbrigge (fn. 6) in the sum of 80 marks; to be paid, viz., 40 marks at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, and 40 marks in the quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Feast of St. John ante Portam Latinam, anno 33 Edward I., the said Thomas came and acknowledged he had received 40 marks. They are therefore quit pro tanto; and afterwards he received 40 marks It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came William de Wittone, "peleter," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Emma de York in the sum of 38s.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

(Whereof the said Emma received, as acknowledged, 8s.; and afterwards received 20s., and afterwards 10s. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The same day came Thomas Scarlet, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Ralph Pecok in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday before Christmas, anno 4 Edward II., the aforesaid Thomas brought into the Chamber a certain acquittance for 36s, testifying that the said Thomas had paid the said sum to Robert Gange (Gauge?), attorney of the aforesaid Ralph; and the same day he paid before the Chamberlain 4s. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

vs.

The following Saturday came Walter le Mazeliner, son of the late Luke le Ayeler, and William de Braye, "stokfishmongere," before J[ohn] le Blound, Mayor, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to William le Mazeliner, pepperer, in the sum of 45 marks; to be paid by annual instalments of 10 marks at Michaelmas, with the exception of the last payment, which was to be only of 5 marks; and unless, &c. The aforesaid William has a writing obligatory for the debt; and the aforesaid Walter le Mazeliner enters into bond to keep William de Braye harmless, who also has a writing of acquittance.

Folio 64 (lxxiv b).

cognicio.

xijd.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Martin in Yeme [11 Nov.], 32 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Everard Willenoth de Malings (fn. 7) before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Gerard de la Case and William de Sevinak in the sum of £6; to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

Anno 33 Edward I.

cognicio.

iiijd.

Saturday the morrow of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304], came Eustace le Barber de Bredstrete before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to "Remond" de Margis and Andrew le Armurer, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid, viz., 13s. 4d. at Christmas, and 26s. 8d. at the Purification; and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because the said "Remund" acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

viijd.

Friday after the Conception B. M. [8 Dec.] came Robert Frere, tailor, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard de Wylehale in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of St. Hillary, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], came John le Chapeler de Flete and acknowledged himself indebted to Ralph de Abenhale, draper, in the sum of 53s. 4d.; to be paid at the Feast of the Purification, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Ralph came and acknowledged he had received 40s. of the debt. Acquittance de tanto.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The following Friday came Thomas Scarlet, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Depham, apprentice to Adam de Horsham, in the sum of 42s.; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because the said John acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

ijd.

The same day came John le Mareschal, "bracour" (fn. 8) de "Barwe," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Ralph de Beverley, scrivener, in the sum of 20s.; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iiijd.

The following Saturday came John Hurel and Roysia his wife before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves indebted to Reymund de Margis and Andrew le Armurer, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 38s.; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

(Whereof 29s. paid.)

cognicio.

vjd.

The same day came Stephen de la Grane, potter, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Geoffrey Beauflour, taverner, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid by instalments of 10s. at Easter and Michaelmas every year until, &c.

cognicio.

xiiijd.

Monday the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], came William Bithewalle, "lorimer," and acknowledged himself indebted to John Michel, "lorimer," in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at Christmas, anno 34 Edward I.; and unless, &c.

Folio 64 b (lxxiv).

cognicio.

iiijd.

Thursday the eve of Christmas, 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304.], came John de Suffolk, skinner, and Gilbert de Baillol, merchant, before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves indebted to Reymund de Margis and Andrew le Armurer, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 36s.; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent next ensuing, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xd.

Thursday the morrow of the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304-5], came Robert de Derherst before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard Doche, mercer, in the sum of 7 marks; to be paid, viz., 46s. 8d. at Pentecost, and 46s. 8d. at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xxjd.

Monday after the Feast of Epiphany [6 Jan.] came John de Mortone, ironmonger (ferronus), before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir William Melksop, Knt., in the sum of £10 13s. 4d. for a horse bought of him by the hands of Master Gilbert le Mareschal; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c. And be it known that the aforesaid William has a certain writing obligatory for the said debt.

cognicio.

vjd.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] came Adam Gose, "laner," and acknowledged himself indebted to Bidan de Beauluc, merchant of Burdeux, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid at Easter, &c.; and unless, &c. And the said Bydan has a certain writing obligatory for the said debt.

(Thereof the said Bydan received of the pledges sold of the said Adam 8s. by the hands of R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, and the said Chamberlain has......)

cognicio.

pro communitate. Ideo nichil.

Thomas de Kydeminstre, draper and hosier (draparius et caligarius), came before John le Blound, Mayor, John de Wangrave, and Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, and made fine (fecit finem) with the Commonalty for payment of half a mark for a trespass committed touching his apprentice Walter, son of William de Beverlee, taverner, not being enrolled within a year, according to the custom of the City and his oath; to be paid within a fortnight.

(Whereof R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, received 40d.)

cognicio.

ijs. vijd.

Sunday before the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came Odo de Essex, spicer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Messingham, mercer, in the sum of £15 6s. 8d.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said John came and received 100s. of the debt. The debtor is therefore quit de tanto, &c. Also the said John received 36s. 3d.; and the aforesaid Odo delivered to the said John, on Tuesday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], the same year, four dishes of silver, four saucers of silver, and two cups of silver, weighing £8 10s. 5d., to keep the same until the following Michaelmas, and unless they were then redeemed they were to remain with him.)

cognicio.

ixd.

Monday the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came John de Wyndessore de Phelippeslane before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to the Guardian (Gardiano) and the Friars Minors of London in the sum of 7 marks; to be paid in a fortnight; which sum Robert de Bergholt and Ralph de Tateshale, clerk, executors of Robert de Lovecote, had deputed the said John to pay to the said Friars.

cognicio.

nil quia per J. Maiorum condonatur.

The following day came William de Brouchtone, skinner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir John de Preieres, Knt., in the sum of 45s.; to be paid on Friday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March].

(Friday after the Feast of St. Gregory the said Sir John came before the Mayor and appointed William de Waledene, taverner, his attorney to receive the money.)

cognicio.

xvjd.

The following Friday came Henry Poteman, fishmonger, before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter de Boys, draper of Burdeus, and Bydan de Beauluc, merchant, in the sum of £8; to be paid on Trinity Sunday, and unless, &c. And be it known that the said Peter and Bydan have a certain letter obligatory for the above debt.

Folio 65 (lxxiij b).

cognicio.

vijd.

Friday after the Feast of the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304-5], came Simon de Rokeslee and Thomas le Mareschal before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves indebted to Richard de Dorkyngge, cornmonger (bladario), in the sum of 70s.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

Finis.

ijs.

William Saleman and Alice his wife came before the Mayor and Aldermen and made fine of 2s. to the Commonalty for a trespass in having a brewery on Cornhill and carrying on trade without paying custom to the bailiffs, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Monday after the Feast of the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.] came John King, butcher, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Gaillard de Sesson, merchant of "Besace," (fn. 9) in the sum of 32s.; to be paid on Sunday in midLent, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia Justiciarius Regis.

Adam de St. Alban, "ferroun," late apprentice of Richard de Caumpes, came before John le Blound, Mayor, William de Leyre, Thomas Sely, and Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he owed Sir Ralph de Hengham, the King's Justiciar, a cask of wine, to be delivered on demand; and Richard le Bakere, "ferroun," became surety for the payment of the same; and unless, &c. The above recognizance was made on Thursday after the octave of the Purification, the same year.

cognicio.

iiijor d.

Thursday after the octave of the Purification B. M. [2 Feb.] came Alice la Ster before the Chamberlain and acknowledged herself indebted to Reymond de Margis, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 45s.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Monday the morrow of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came John le Mareschal de Walebroke and John de Cornewayle, skinner of Walebroke, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to William de Cottone in the sum of 66s. 8d.; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, anno 33 Edward I., came the above William before R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

viijd.

The same day came Laurence de Cantebrege, smith, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Mounthagu, fishmonger, in the sum of £4; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20s., commencing at Easter, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xiiijd.

The following Wednesday came Reginald Hauteyn, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William Wale de Nortone, chaplain, in the sum of £6 14s.; to be paid at Christmas, &c. The said William has a certain writing obligatory for the debt.

(Afterwards the said William came and acknowledged he had received 74s., &c.; and on Friday after the octave of Easter, anno 34 Edward I., he deputed Robert le Forester to receive the balance, &c.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The following Friday came Richard le Barber de Bredstrete, John de Halleford, John de Fincham, and Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmiths, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves indebted to Remund de Margis and Andrew le Armurer, merchants, in the sum of 40s., viz., each in 10s.; to be paid, one moiety at Midsummer and the other at the Feast of All Saints next ensuing, &c.; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

Monday the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.] came Roger le Botiller, taverner, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to "Bydan" de "Belloc," merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £4 5s. 8d.; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, &c.; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on the following day, the said "Byden" came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Folio 65 b (lxxiij).

cognicio.

xviijd.

Tuesday the morrow of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304-5], came Walter, son of Luke le Ayeler, "peverer," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William le Jovene, merchant of "Fyiak," (fn. 10) and his partners in the sum of £8 17s. 6d.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Easter and the other at the Feast of Pentecost; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xiiijd.

The same day came John de Etone and John de Bromyerd, mercers, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Roger de Paris, mercer, in the sum of £7 16s.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew, the said Roger came before Richard Poterel and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

vijd.

The following day came Michael de "Wymbihs," Andrew de Stebenhethe, and Stephen atte Holte, cutlers, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John Sterre, fishmonger, in the sum of 71s.; to be paid by instalments of 20s. on Sunday next, at Midsummer, and at Michaelmas, and 11s. at Christmas; and unless, &c. And the said Michael binds himself, his heirs and executors, to save the above Andrew and Stephen harmless.

(Cancelled because the said John acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

xxiijd.

The same day came John Mareschal de Walebrok and John de Cornewayle, skinner, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to William Delisle (de Insula), mercer, in the sum of £12; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday the morrow of St. John Bapt., the same year, the said William came before R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Monday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Roger de Grene, butcher, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter Delmas and Arnald Fortrant, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday the morrow of the Ascension, the same year, the said Arnald came before R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

ixd.

Thursday before the same Feast came Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmith, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Cantebrige, mercer, in the sum of £4 10s.; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, &c.

(Cancelled because satisfied.)

cognicio.

ijd.

The same day came Thomas de Newenham, goldsmith, before Simon de Paris, John de Lincoln, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Holebourne and Avelina his wife in the sum of 13s. 4d.; to be paid within a fortnight, and unless, &c.

(Thereof paid to the Chamberlain 6s. 8d., and afterwards 4s. 8d. Thereof the said Avelina received from the Chamberlain 16d.)

cognicio.

vijd.

Friday the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmith, and John le King, butcher, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John Starre, fishmonger, in the sum of 5 marks; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

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

Folio 66 (lxxij b).

cognicio.

viijd.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1304-5], came Hugh de Strobby before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Bernard Daveneys (?), merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Bernard came before the Chamberlain on Tuesday after the Feast of St. John ante Portam Latinam, anno 33 Edward I., and acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

viijd.

The following day came Adam "Joce" or "Goce," woolman, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Garsius de Borderis, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 76s. to be paid viz., one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and the other at Midsummer, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

The same day came Nicholas de Grene, butcher, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard Poterel, draper, in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of H. Trinity, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because satisfaction acknowledged.)

cognicio.

viijd.

The following Friday came Thomas Sely, Alderman, (fn. 11) and acknowledged himself indebted to Simon Trenchaunt, cook, in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the Feast of St. James, Ap., the said Simon came before R. Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

xld.

Wednesday the eve of the Annunciation B. M. [25 March] came Thomas de Knithbrigge before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Laufare, cutler, in the sum of £20 on account of a recognizance made supra (fn. 12) by Hugh Pourte and John de Halibourne to the said Thomas as follows, viz., if it should happen that the above William suffer damage by reason of his mainprise made at the request of the said Thomas on behalf of Nicholas de Bek' in the Sheriff's Court, &c., and if he incur no damage the recognizance to be void.

(Cancelled because on Wednesday after the Annunciation the said William de Laufare came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The same day came John le Murager and Felicia his wife before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Bydean de Beaulu, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c. And the aforesaid Bydean has a letter obligatory for the debt, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

The following Saturday came Roger de Brunne, ironmonger, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John Cosin, mercer, in the sum of 50s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iijd.

The same day the aforesaid Roger acknowledged himself indebted to William de Kaysho, mercer, in the sum of 24s. 6d.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at the Feast of Pentecost and the other at Midsummer, &c.

cognicio.

xiiijd.

Monday after the Feast of the Annunciation B. M. [25 March], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came John Lambyn, senior, fishmonger, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Mabel atte Vine in the sum of £7; to be paid, viz., 60s. at Easter, and 40s. at Midsummer and Michaelmas respectively; and unless, &c.

Folio 66 b (lxxij).

cognicio.

iijd.

Monday the morrow of St. Ambrose, Bp. [4 April], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Thomas Scarlet, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Horsdene, corder, in the sum of 24s.; to be paid in the quinzame of Easter, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Friday before Palm Sunday [11 April] came John de Suffolk, skinner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter de "Camparian" and Arnald de Nesham, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 32s.; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, and unless, &c. And the aforesaid Peter appointed Arnald de Pew his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

xiijd.

The same day came Reginald Hauteyn, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Robert Box, cornmonger, in the sum of £6 9s. 5d.; to be paid at the Feast of Pentecost, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The following day came William de Leyre, Alderman, (fn. 13) before Walter de Finchingfeld, (fn. 14) Nicholas Pycot, (fn. 15) Thomas Sely, (fn. 16) Aldermen, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir Ralph de Gorges, Knt., in the sum of £40; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas.

(Afterwards a defence of the said money was made by the Sheriff of London until the said Sir Ralph should acquit William de Leyre against the King of the sum of £65 demanded for the King's Exchequer. Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday the morrow of SS. Peter and Paul, the same year, the said Sir Ralph came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Tuesday after Palm Sunday [11 April] came Simon Hauteyn, mercer, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Sir William de Norhamptone, clerk, in the sum of 36s. 8d.; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Nativity of St. John Bapt., and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

The following day came William atte Stoples, saddler, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John of the Chamber (de Camera), clerk, in the sum of 53s. 4d.; to be paid at Michaelmas, and in default he binds his brewhouse and all his other property, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The same day came Isabella, daughter of William Uggel, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Walter de "Finchingfel," Alderman, in the sum of 33s. 4d.; to be paid five weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The same day came Thomas de Brenchesle, called "Box," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Walter de Finchingfeld, Alderman, in the sum of 13s. 4d.; to be paid five weeks after Easter, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because paid in the Chamber.)

cognicio.

xviijd.

Friday in Easter week came William Vigerous and Cristina his wife before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves indebted to William atte Wyshe de la Rye in the sum of £9.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 10s., commencing at Midsummer next, until, &c. And note that the aforesaid creditor has a certain writing obligatory for the debt; and the said creditor appoints Henry de Cestrehunte, taverner, to be his attorney to receive the money, &c.

vjd.

From Thomas de Dunleye for a recognizance supra, temp. N. Pycot, Chamberlain, not paid.

cognicio.

iijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Mark [25 April] came John de Broune, "cordwaner," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Ivo de Wyttele, bureller (burlario), in the sum of 28s.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

Folio 67 (lxxj b).

cognicio.

iiijd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came John de Byfolde, "coureour," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to the Prior and Convent of New Place (de Novo loco (fn. 17) ), co. Surrey, in the sum of 46s. 8d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of half a mark within six weeks of each quarter day until, &c.; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

The same day came Thomas de Wygemor, tailor, and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Wyndessore, draper, in the sum of 47s.; to be paid in the quinzaine of the Nativity of St. John Bapt., &c.

cognicio.

xiijs. iiijd.

The same day came William "Buhs," woolman, and acknowledged himself indebted to William Cosin in the sum of £80; to be paid, viz., £30 at Michaelmas, and £50 at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of Invention of H. Cross [3 May] came Gilbert Ladde, tailor, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Virsoun, the Queen's tailor (cissori Regine), in the sum of 66s. 8d.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c. And the said Thomas appoints Richard Doge his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

xijd.

The following Friday came Nicholas de Araz, taverner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Peter de "Camperian," merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £6; to be paid, viz., 60s. at Pentecost, and 60s. at Midsummer; and unless, &c. And the said Peter has a certain letter obligatory for the debt.

cognicio.

xiiijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. John "ante portam Latinam" [6 May] came Reginald de Walsingham, "barber," and acknowledged himself indebted to Vidal de Cos, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £7 3s. 8d.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Vidal appointed Henry de Passenham his attorney to receive the money, &c.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came William Amiz, fishmonger, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John, son of Gilbert de Lenne, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John Bapt., &c.

(Cancelled because the said John came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

xjd.

Monday after the Feast of Ascension [27 May] came Thomas de Cornewayle, skinner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Jacobin Reyneri and his partners of the company of "Rustigacu" (de Rustigacus) of "Placencia" (fn. 18) in the sum of 8 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xiijd.

The following day came William de Flete, called "le Barber," and acknowledged himself indebted to William de "Byras," merchant of "Brigerak," (fn. 19) in the sum of £6 6s.; to be paid in the octave of St. John Bapt., &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, the said William de "Biras" came and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

Folio 67 b (lxxj).

Temp Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, 33 Edward I.

Tuesday after the Feast of Ascension [27 May], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came William de Stalham, taverner, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Arnald Fulcram and Peter de Hospitali, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Arnald received 53s. 4d. on the sale of a grey horse.)

cognicio.

xjd.

The following day came Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to John, son of Gilbert Cros, in the sum of 8 marks; to be paid on the Feast of the Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said John came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

xd.

The same day came Peter, son of Peter "Buhs," and Richard "Buhs," woolmen, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to William de Wyndessore, draper, in the sum of 100s.; to be paid, viz., 50s at Midsummer, and 50s. at the Nativity B. Mary, and unless, &c. And the said Peter binds himself, his heirs, executors, and goods, to save the said Richard harmless.

cognicio.

vd.

Friday before the Feast of Pentecost [6 June] came Richard Deveneys, "armurer," Richard Snou (Suon ?) and John Snou, smiths, and William Lumbard, "armurer," and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John Arnol, goldsmith, in the sum of 46s. 8d.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 11s. 8d., commencing at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

ijs. viijd.

The following day came John de Pountoyse, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to Osebert de Braye, corder, in the sum of £16 2s. 8d.; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xijd.

The same day came Alexander le Ymagour (fn. 21) before Thomas Romeyn, Alderman, and the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Myrunbed, merchant of "Besaz," (fn. 20) in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday after the Feast of St. Giles, the said John came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

xiiijd.

Thursday after Pentecost [6 June] came John de Halgheforth, "feyner," (fn. 22) before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to John "Viel" in the sum of £7; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Michaelmas and Christmas, and 100s. at the following Easter, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards came Alice, relict of the said John "Vyel," and appointed John Picard, barber, her attorney, &c.)

cognicio.

xxd.

Tuesday after the Feast of H. Trinity [13 June] came Edmund Trentemars before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard Wolmar in the sum of £10; to be paid at Michaelmas, A.D. 1306; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iijd.

Monday the morrow of H. Trinity [13 June] came John de Bottertone and Roger de Fleg' before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Richard Poterel, junior, in the sum of 33s. 4d.; to be paid, viz., 20s. on Friday next, and 13s. 4d. at the Feast of St. Bartholomew; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Richard came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged that he had received 20s. of the debt. They are therefore quit de tanto, &c).

Folio 68 (lxx b).

cognicio.

vd.

Tuesday after the Feast of H. Trinity [13 June], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Ralph de Honilane, Alderman, (fn. 23) before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Bydan de "Beaulok," merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 50s. 5d.; to be paid on the following Monday, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], the said Bydan came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

nil quia aldermannus.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] came John le Mazerer, goldsmith, and Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmith, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Walter de Finchingfeld, goldsmith and Alderman, in the sum of 16 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iijs.

Wednesday the morrow of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came William de Leyre, Alderman, and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard Senglaunt, tailor, in the sum of £18; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

(Whereof he paid £8 to the said Richard. He is therefore quit de tanto. And the said Richard gave a day for payment of the remainder, viz., the Feast of St. Nicholas for payment of 100s., and the Feast of the Purification for 100s.; and unless, &c. Afterwards, viz., on Thursday the octave of Hillary, the said Richard came before the Chamberlain and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

ijd.

Saturday after the Feast of Nativity St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Ralph de Petipount before the Chamberlain and acknow ledged himself indebted to John "des Claus" de Leybourne and Emeric de la Porte in the sum of 19s.; to be paid, viz., 8s. on Tuesday the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], and 11s. on the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], and unless, &c.

cognicio.

ijs. vjd.

Friday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came John Maristelle, Geoffrey le Bonere, John de Berkingge, "paternostrer," and Richard de Beumeys, mercer, before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and mainprised for Elyas de Haverille, mercer, and Alice his wife with the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's that they would maintain and repair a certain house received from the said Dean and Chapter, situate opposite the church in the parish of St. Michael le Quern, and would pay the said Dean, &c., the sum of 40s. annually during their lives, according to the form of a writing made between the said parties, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

Monday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July] came John de Pountoyse, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to Robert Gauge (Gange ?) in the sum of £4; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Michaelmas, 40s. at Christmas, and 20s. at the following Easter; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Robert came and acknowledged that he had received 20s. of the debt, and later the remainder. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

per scriptum.

ijs. vjd.

Saturday after the Feast of St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Matilda, daughter of the late Walter de Kyngestone and wife of Richard le Fuster, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged that she had granted and confirmed to Henry "Faukes" 3½ marks annual quitrent issuing from a tenement held by the said Henry in the parish of All Hallows, Bread Street; which tenement formerly belonged to "Falcasius" his father. (fn. 24) To hold the said quitrent for a term of seven years from Christmas, A.D. 1303. For which recognizance the said Henry acknowledged he owed the said Matilda the sum of 62s.; to be paid, viz., 41s. at Michaelmas, and 12d. at each quarter following until, &c.; and unless, &c.

(Whereof the said Matilda received the instalments up to Michaelmas, anno 34 Edward I., as well as for that term and the following Christmas.)

Folio 68 b (lxx).

cognicio.

vjd.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came John de Cobham, chaplain, and William Edmund, fishmonger, before the Chamberlain [and] John le Blound, the Mayor, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John de Bannebiry, clerk of Roger de Frowyk, in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid in the quinzaine of Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

scriptum Bartholomei de Vendynes.

ijs. vjd.

Grant by Ralph Sporon and Alice his wife to Bartholomew de Vendynes of 5 marks and 12s. 1d. annual quitrent issuing from their lands and tenements in Fridaystrate, tenanted respectively by Robert de Avemere, Elecota la Regraturesse, (fn. 25) William Sone, cook, Robert Cook, and William le Chaundeler. To hold the same for a term of ten years from Midsummer, anno 33 Edward I. Witnesses, Sir John le Blount, Mayor, John de Lincoln and Roger de Paris, Sheriffs, Geoffrey de Conduit, Robert de Avemere, &c. And the aforesaid Alice came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, on Tuesday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], and acknowledged the above deed, &c., and the said Ralph Sporon likewise, &c.

cognicio.

va.

Monday the morrow of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Robert, son of Martin de Grascherche, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Hamo de Freningham, "stokfishmongere," in the sum of 55s. 6½d.; to be paid, viz., 27s. 9¼d. at Michaelmas, and a similar sum at Christmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The following Friday came Nicholas de Derman, butcher, and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Leyre in the sum of 12s.; to be paid on Sunday next, &c.

scriptum domini Johannis de Leek.

Monday the morrow of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came John de Pountoyse, goldsmith, and Alice his wife before the Chamberlain and acknowledged that they had demised to Sir John de Leek, clerk to King Edward, their house in St. Vedast Lane, in the parish of St. John Zakary, which they had by grant of Thomas Basset and Isabella his wife. To hold the same for a term of four years from Midsummer last.

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Giles, viz., 1 Sept., came Osebert de Braye, "corder," and acknowledged himself indebted to Hugh Pourte, Alderman, in the sum of £25; to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew, Ap. [30 Nov.]; and unless, &c.

Folio 69 (lxix b).

cognicio.

xviijd.

Saturday after the Feast of Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Alexander le Ymagour before Nicholas Pycot, Alderman, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to John Roynoun and Arnold de Puy, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of £9; to be paid in the quinzame of Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because Jakemyn Dyhance, merchant of Bayonne, came before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he had received the above sum; and he is bound to acquit the aforesaid Alexander against the above creditors.)

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'

Saturday after the Feast of the Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.] came John de Hanifeld, taverner, and acknowledged himself indebted to Richer de Refham, Alderman, in the sum of £10; to be paid in the quinzaine of Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because satisfied.)

cognicio.

nil quia alderm'.

The following Monday came Stephen atte Holte, cutler (faber cotellorum), before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Leyre, Alderman, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Michaelmas and the other a fortnight later.

(Cancelled because paid.)

cognicio.

xiijd.

Tuesday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Richard Saunsone, clerk, and John de Hamelee, saddler, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Geoffrey le Lacer in the sum of £6 6s. 8d.; to be paid at the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], and unless, &c. The said Geoffrey appoints William le Batour de Stebenhethe his attorney, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap, anno 34 Edward I., the said William de Stebenhethe came and allowed the said John de Hamelee to pay 20s. a quarter until, &c., by mainprise of Roger "le graunt Barber," John de Stokwelle, John de Waledene, William Sondan, butcher, and William de Gravele, painter.)

cognicio.

vs.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Edward, K. [13 Oct.], came Ralph de Abenhale, draper, and acknowledged himself indebted to John de Kynebelle in the sum of £30; to be paid on the Feast of St. Nicholas, Bp. [6 Dec.], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday the Feast of St. Nicholas, anno 34 Edward I., satisfaction was acknowledged. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The following day came John le King, butcher, and Roger "le Graund Barber," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Richard Wolmere in the sum of 40s.; to be paid on the first Sunday in Lent, &c.

cognicio.

xiijd.

Thursday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Peter de Bolingtone, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself indebted to Gregory le Bokeler in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid on Sunday after the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.], and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Friday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1306-7], came Henry de Kele and John de Neutone, spicer, executors of the aforesaid Gregory, and acknowledged satisfaction. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

nil quia Maior.

Thursday the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.] came Robert le Clerk, corn-meter (ponderator bladi) at London Bridge, and William, son of Mabel the "feleper," of the Ward of Bradestrete, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John le Blound, Mayor, in the sum of £11 9s. 6d.; to be paid by weekly instalments of 4s. 6d., &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

The following Sunday came John Maniaunt, Peter de Hadestoke, and John de "Kolkyrk" and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Geoffrey le Lacer in the sum of £4; to be paid on Sunday in mid-Lent, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said John de "Colkirke" was distrained by pledges of the value of 50s. which Richard Poterel delivered up to him by mainprise of John de Gysors and Walter de Harlestede, to be restored on the coming of the aforesaid Geoffrey.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

The same day came Roger le Lichiere, goldsmith, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Flete, barber, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Christmas, and 20s. at Easter following, and unless, &c. Afterwards the said William came and appointed Thomas de Kent his attorney to receive the money, &c.

cognicio.

xviijd.

The following Tuesday came Robert de Gloucestre, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself indebted to John "Sterre," fishmonger, in the sum of £9 3s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Easter next and the other at Pentecost, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iiijd.

The next day came Walter Diry, woolman, and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Virsoun, tailor to the Queen of England, in the sum of 40s.; to be paid at Easter, anno 34 Edward I.; and unless, &c.

Folio 69 b (lxix).

nil quia condonatur per J. Maiorem nunciante (?) Rogero fratre ejus.

Thursday in the octave of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Master John de Westone, clerk, and appointed John de Cantebrige, mercer, his attorney to recover from Richard Welleforth (?), draper, a certain statute in the name of Sir John Giffart, Knt., lord of Westone, containing the sum of £100, which (statute) the said Richard has of the said Master John, to be restored to him on request. And he wills that the aforesaid attorney shall receive the said £100 and give an acquittance, and then the statute to become void.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], came the said John de Cantebrige before the Chamberlain and acknowledged that he had received the money, and desired that the statute be voided.)

Anno 34 Edward I.

cognicio.

iiijd.

Monday after the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], 34 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came William de Weldone, clerk, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to William de Wyndesore, draper, in the sum of 46s. 8d.; to be paid at the Purification, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

Friday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] came John le Chaundeler de Candelwykstrete and John de Brounne, "cordwaner," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Nicholas de la Spade, Gerard and Fleming his brothers, in the sum of 45s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Easter and the other at Pentecost, &c. Whereof the said Nicholas received here in the Chamber 20s., &c.

cognicio.

nil quia Willelmo clerico Camere.

Monday the Feast of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.] came Walter de Hendone, "ceinturer," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to William de Hiclingge, clerk, in the sum of £4; to be paid at Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

iiijd.

Monday after the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], came John Wynnefoddere de Stratford and acknowledged himself indebted to William le Fourbour, of the Ward of Langebourne, in the sum of 45s. 8d.; to be paid at Christmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xd.

Tuesday the morrow of St. Nicholas [6 Dec.] came Thomas de Arcubus, apothecary, and acknowledged himself indebted to Walter de Leghe in the sum of 100s. for Sir Henry Tilly, parson of the church of Lillingstone (fn. 26) ; to be paid, viz., 25s. at Michaelmas, A.D. 1306; 25s. at the Purification following, 25s. at Midsummer, A.D. 1307; and 25s. at the following Michaelmas, and unless, &c.

cognicio.

ixd.

The following Friday came John le King, butcher, and Roger "le Graund Barber," of the parish of St. Nicholas Shambles, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to John "Sterre," fishmonger, in the sum of £4 6s. 8d.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, &c.

(Cancelled because the said John Sterre acknowledged satisfaction.)

cognicio.

iijd.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.], 33 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came John Derman, butcher, and acknowledged himself indebted to Geoffrey...... (fn. 27) 6s.

cognicio.

viijd.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Thomas [21 Dec.], 34 Edward I. [A.D. 1305], came Thomas de Shrobesbiry and acknowledged himself indebted to Gilbert le Mareschal and John de Haveringge, cornmonger, in the sum of £4; to be paid, viz., 40s. at Easter, and 40s. at Midsummer next; and unless, &c.

Footnotes

1 Vide supra, pp. 80, 81.
2 Ibid.
3 Walter de Langton, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, a bishopric formerly known as that of Chester, Langton afterwards became Lord Treasurer and Chancellor.
4 This name, here representing a place (difficult to identify, but pos sibly the same as Montaigut, in the Department of Puy de Dôme), appears frequently in 'Letter Book A,' under various forms of spelling, as the sur name of a certain Peter. 'Cal. Letter Book A,' pp. 97, 98, 99, &c.
5 Co. Northampton.
6 Knightsbridge.
7 Malines, or Mechlin.
8 Brewer.
9 Perhaps Barsac, near Bordeaux.
10 Figeac, Department of the Lot.
11 Aldgate Ward.
12 Vide supra, p. 142.
13 Castle Baynard Ward.
14 Cripplegate.
15 Coleman Street.
16 Aldgate.
17 Aldebury, in the manor and parish of Sende, afterwards called "Newark," "New Place," or "De Novo loco juxta Guildford."
18 The same society or company occurs in 'Cal. Letter-Book A,' p. 101.
19 Bergerac, Department of Dor dogne.
20 Probably Bazas, Department of Gironde.
21 Image-maker.
22 Haymonger.
23 Bread Street Ward.
24 Here we have a good illustration of the use of the suffix "s" to de note "son of," Henry "Faukes" denoting Henry the son of Falk (Falcasius) or Fauke For further illustrations see Athenæum, 28 Dec., 1889.
25 Regratress, feminine of regrator, or retail dealer.
26 Co. Bucks.
27 Blank space in MS.


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