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# Folios 80 - 89b

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Author

Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

Year published

1900

Pages

189-205

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'Folios 80 - 89b', *Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: B: 1275-1312* (1900), pp. 189-205. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33044 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.

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Folio 80 (lviij b).

Folio 80 b (lviij).
Folio 81 (lvij b).
Folio 81 b (lvij).
Folio 82 (lvj b). +
Folio 82 b (lvj).
Folio 83 (lv b).
Folio 83 b (lv).
Folio 84 (liv b).
Folio 84 b (liv).
Folio 89 b (xlix).
Footnotes

# Folio 80 (lviij b).

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Lucia [13 Dec.], 35 Edward I.
[A.D. 1306], came John le King, butcher, and acknowledged
himself bound to Thomas de Foxtone, corder, in the sum of
64*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

The following day came Geoffrey de Shrobesbiry, skinner,
and acknowledged himself bound to John de Par' and John de
Modum (?) in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid *ad carmprivium*, (fn. 1) and
unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

The following Saturday came Adam Apsolon, dyer, and
acknowledged himself bound to Roger de Lenne and Marrota
de Valencens his wife in the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid, viz., 10*s*
on the Feast of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], and 10*s*. on Sunday
in mid-Lent next ensuing; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Thomas [21 Dec.] came Ralph
de Finchingfeld, butcher, before the Mayor and acknowledged
himself bound to Walter de Finchingfeld, Alderman, in the sum
of £6 8*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid on Tuesday after the quinzaine of
Easter next, and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. iij*d*.

Wednesday after the Feast of the Circumcision [1 Jan.], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1306-7], came John Johan de Pirie, tiler, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself indebted to Richard de Wymbihs, potter, in the sum of 20 marks; to be paid, viz., 10 marks at the Feast of the Purification, and 10 marks at the Feast of Pentecost; and unless, &c. And Roger de Evere, ironmonger, came and mainprised for the whole debt on behalf of the said John, who binds all his goods to indemnify the said Roger, &c. Similarly, Master Robert de Norhamptone, carpenter, mainprised for the debt, &c.

(Afterwards the said John paid 10 marks to the said Richard on the eve of the Purification, and afterwards the residue...)

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

Monday after the Feast of Epiphany [6 Jan.] came Walter
Osekyn, carpenter, and acknowledged himself indebted to John
de Wynchester, barber, in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid in the
quinzaine of Easter, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Thursday after the same Feast came Roger de Dunstaple, skinner, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Pountous, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of £4; to be paid at Easter, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Peter acknowledged satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] came Richard de Honewyk before the Mayor and Aldermen and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Wengrave, Alderman, in the sum of £10; to be paid at Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iij*d*.

The same day came Philip le Rous, "armurer," before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Norhamptone in the sum of 2 marks; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iij*s*.

The following Thursday came Robert de Gloucestre and John le Mazerer, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to Master John de Gensaco de la Ryole and Elyas Segyn his merchant in the sum of £18; to be paid at the quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

vj*s*. viij*d*.

Wednesday the eve of the Purification [2 Feb.] came Richard Buhs, woolmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Dorgoyl, vintner, in the sum of £40; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iij*s*. vij*d*.

The following Saturday came Adam de Benetele, goldsmith,
and acknowledged himself indebted to William Trente, the
King's Butler, (fn. 2) in the sum of £21 11*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at
Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because John de Wengrave received the money.)

## Folio 80 b (lviij).

*cognicio*.

xviij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1306-7], came Roger le Flaoner, taverner, and
acknowledged himself bound to Arnald du Prat and Bernard
Chiket, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of £9; to be paid to
them jointly, viz., £4 10*s*. at Easter; and £4 10*s*. at the quinzaine
following; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

xij*d*.

On Ash Wednesday [9 Feb.] came Ralph le Fraunceys,
smith (*faber*) of Grobbestrete, and Richard Bertelot, "plomer," (fn. 3)
and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally indebted to
Simon de Burgo, goldsmith, in the sum of £6; to be paid, viz.,
60*s*. at Pentecost, and 60*s*. at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

*nil quia perdonatur per dominum J. Maiorem ad instanciam dni' W. Testa*.

Wednesday after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], viz.,
at the beginning of Lent (*in capite Jejunii*), came Alexander le
Settere (fn. 4) before Sir John le Blund, the Mayor, and Richard
Poterel, the Chamberlain, and received from Sir Poncius Roandi,
chaplain to Master William Testa, the sum of £10, in part payment of £40 due for an embroidered choir cope bought of the
said Alexander, who will well and befittingly complete it "of
the same breadth around as a certain cord, sealed with the seal
of the said Sir Poncius at both ends" (*de latitudine per retunditatem cujusdam corde in ambobus capitibus sigillate prefati domini
Poncii sigillo*); the same to be delivered to the said Sir Poncius
in the quinzaine of Easter next by mainprise of Nicholas Pycot,
Alderman, who binds himself for fulfilment of the premises by
the said Alexander in form aforesaid, &c.

*cognicio*.

*attornat'*.

Thursday the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.] came Peter
de Bolingtone, fishmonger, before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Friar Hugh de Hamflap (?) in the sum
of 20*s*.; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c
And the said Hugh puts in his place Walter Cogh' de Colne
to receive the money, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Monday after the octave of the same Feast came Gilbert le Palmere, called "le Mareschal," and acknowledged himself bound to Richer de Refham, Alderman, in the sum of £8; to be paid, viz., £4 three weeks after Easter; and £4 at Midsummer; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came Mabel de
Kent, of Bredstrete, and Peter Pykerel, saddler, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Thomas de
Foxtone, corder, in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at Midsummer, and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

The following day came Thomas de Bery, mercer, and
acknowledged himself bound to John de Spain and John
Eykem, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of 70*s*.; to be paid
a week after Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

The same day came Peter Berneval and acknowledged himself bound to Reymund de Lyle and Stephen de Sclaus (?) and John Eykem, merchants of Gascony, in the sum of £4; to be paid in the quinzaine of Easter, and unless, &c.

(Whereof received 78*s*. and 2*s*.)

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.] came John le Wympler, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Ralph de Hengham, Justice of the King, in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of the Ascension, and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on the eve of SS. Simon and Jude following,
the said John came and acknowledged himself bound to the said
Sir Ralph in the sum of 16*s*. 8*d*.)

*attorn'*.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthias [24 Feb.] came Arnald Fokeram, merchant of "Kaors," and appointed Reymund de Torun his attorney to recover debts from Peter del Hospital and Gosbert de la Caminade his partners, &c. And the said Arnald made a procuration under seal for the said Reymund, &c.

## Folio 81 (lvij b).

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

Monday before the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1306-7], came Robert de Frowyk, cordwainer,
and acknowledged himself indebted to Elyas Segyn, merchant
of "la Rule," in the sum of 67*s*.; to be paid, viz., 1 mark at
Easter, and 53*s*. 8*d*. at Pentecost; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

v*s*.

The same day came William de Flete, called "le Barbeur," and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Boyges and Stephen Paynescarn, merchants of Bordeaux, in the sum of £30; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.; and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Peter acknowledged satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March] came
Peter Berneval and acknowledged himself bound to Richard
de Wolcherchehawe in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid, viz., 20*s*.
at Midsummer, and 20*s*. at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ix*d*.

Friday after Easter [26 March], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1307],
came John le Kyng and Reginald le Kyng, butchers, and
acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Gilbert
Cros, fishmonger, in the sum of £4 10*s*.; to be paid, viz.,
45*s*. at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, and 45*s*. at Michaelmas;
and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

xvj*d*.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April] came
Baldewyn le Chaucer de Cordwanerstrete and acknowledged
himself indebted to Vidal Grymbaud and John Barrau (Barran?)
his valet, merchants of "Besaz," in the sum of £8 2*s*.; to be
paid, viz., 60*s*. in the next quinzaine, and 60*s*. at Pentecost, and
42*s*. in the octave of Pentecost, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

The following Saturday came John de Hortone, butcher,
and acknowledged himself bound to Mark de Christchurch,
draper (*pannatori*), in the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid at the Feast
of H. Trinity, &c.

*cognicio*.

vj*d*.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April] came
Richard Godard, "peverer," and acknowledged himself bound
to Elyas Segyn, merchant of Gascony, in the sum of 58*s*.; to be
paid, viz., 30*s*. in the following octave, and 28*s*. at Pentecost, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia condonatur per J. Maiorem*.

Saturday after the quinzaine of Easter [26 March] came Simon Hauteyn, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to Sir John de Claveringe, Knt., in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday after the Feast of All Saints, came Peter de Aynho, valet, with a letter of attorney of the said Sir John and demanded execution thereof, and he put in his place Peter de Wymbourne, &c. Cancelled because paid to the said Peter.)

*cognicio*.

iij*s*.

Thursday before the Feast of St. George [23 April] came
Richard Senglaunt, tailor, and acknowledged himself bound to
Richard Poterel, junior, in the sum of £18 3*s*.; to be paid at
the Feast of H. Trinity, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. viij*d*.

The following day came Ralph de Finchingfeld, butcher, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert Lovet in the sum of £16; to be paid, viz., £6 on Midsummer Eve, and £10 at Michaelmas, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

The same day came John de Hortone, butcher, and acknowledged himself bound to Master Peter de Ascarne in the sum of
63*s*.; to be paid, viz., 31*s*. 6*d*. at the Feast of St. Peter ad
Vincula, and 31*s*. 6*d*. at the Feast of St. Martin, &c.; and
unless, &c.

(Afterwards, on 16 May, anno 10 [*sic*], he put in his place
Walter de Merstone to traffic, &c.)

## Folio 81 b (lvij).

*cognicio*.

xij*d*.

Saturday before the Feast of St. George [23 April], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1307], came Thomas de Norhamptone, pepperer,
and acknowledged himself bound to John de Wynchester,
"barbour," in the sum of £6; to be paid, viz., 60*s*. at the
Feast of Nativity V. Mary, and 60*s*. at the Feast of All Saints,
&c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

Tuesday the morrow of SS. Philip and James [1 May] came
Athelard le Coureour and acknowledged himself bound to
Walter le Haveringe, tanner, in the sum of 15*s*.; to be paid,
viz., one moiety at Midsummer and the other at Michaelmas;
and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iij*d*.

Saturday the Feast of St. John "ante Portam Latinam"
[6 May] came Simon de Broutone, skinner, and acknowledged
himself bound to Henry de "Gysorzs" in the sum of 28*s*.;
to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

*cognicio*.

vj*d*.

Saturday after the Feast of H. Trinity [21 May] came
Robert Poun, Robert de Alegate, potter, and Richard de
Wymbihs, potter, and acknowledged themselves jointly and
severally bound to John de Sellyng, apothecary, in the sum of
66*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at Michaelmas; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Wednesday after the octave of the same Feast came Gilbert
Ladde, tailor, and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Legh,
called "le Clerk," in the sum of £4 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at
Michaelmas, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

vj*d*.

The same day came Robert de Bolnhirst, "chaucer" of Cordwanerstrete, and acknowledged himself bound to Richard
Godard, pepperer, in the sum of 58*s*.; to be paid on Sunday
before the Nativity St. John Bapt., &c.; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday in the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.], 7 Edward II. [A.D. 1313-14], at the suit of the said Richard Godard, an inquisition was held as to what tenements the above Robert had at the date of the recognizance, which tenements are now in the hands of Alan de Suttone, &c. The jurors say that at the date of the recognizance the said Robert had no estate in the tenements held by the said Alan, because the said Robert had conveyed the same to the said Alan half a year before, &c.)

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

Tuesday before the Feast of St. Barnabas [11 June] came
Peter Berneval and acknowledged himself bound to Arnald
Coturay and William de Lyes his valet in the sum of 100*s*.; to
be paid, viz., 50*s*. at Midsummer, and 50*s*. at the Feast of
St. Peter ad Vincula; and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

Saturday the eve of the same Feast came Hugh de Sautre
and acknowledged himself bound to Roger de Evere, ironmonger, in the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid, viz., 10*s*. at Michaelmas
next, and 10*s*. at Christmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

xij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] came
Laurence Smith (*faber*) of Eldefihstrete and acknowledged
himself bound to Roger de Wyndessore, corder, in the sum of
£6; to be paid on the eve of St. James, Ap., &c.; and
unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Wednesday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came Robert Motoun, "laner," and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas Sely, Alderman, in the sum of £25; to be paid within a month, &c.

*cognicio*.

v*a*.

Saturday after the same Feast came Nicholas de Welleford,
called "de la Garderobe," and acknowledged himself bound to
James Dyance and John de Reynon, merchants of "Baione," in
the sum of 52*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew,
&c.; and unless, &c.

## Folio 82 (lvj b). +

*cognicio*.

xiij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June], 35 Edward I. [A.D. 1307], came Roger "le Graund Barber" before Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew Mel in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid, viz., 5 marks at Michaelmas; and 5 marks at Christmas, &c. (fn. 5) Afterwards the said Andrew appointed William de Boveye, clerk, his attorney to receive the money, &c.

(Cancelled because paid to the said attorney.)

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

The following day came John de Hortone, butcher, and
acknowledged himself indebted to Robert de Marisco de
Berkyng (fn. 6) in the sum of 22*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia perdonatur per Maiorem*.

The following Wednesday came John Pykard, smith (*faber*),
and acknowledged himself indebted to Thomas de Hardes in
the sum of 2*s*. 2*d*.; to be paid on Thursday the Feast of
St. Margaret next, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

xl*d*.

Wednesday after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas, Martyr [7 July], came Reginald de Thunderle and acknowledged himself indebted to John Mire, draper, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Easter, &c.

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

Thursday after the Feast of St. James [25 July], 35 Edward I. (fn. 7) [A.D. 1307], came Ralph de Beverley, scrivener, and
acknowledged himself bound to David de Gloucester in the sum
of 73*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid, viz., 40*s*. at Christmas, and 33*s*. 4*d*. at
Easter.

(Acknowledgment of receipt of 48*s*. 4*d*.)

*script' Thome Cros*.

Friday, 4 Aug., A.D. 1307, came Henry, son of Thomas
"Orpedman" (or "Orpedeman"), late fishmonger, before
Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, and acknowledged an acquittance
to Thomas and Robert Cros, executors of Margery Cros, mother
of the said Thomas Cros and executrix of Thomas Cros, deceased,
who, with William Lambyn, was executor of Thomas Orpedman aforesaid, for money due to the aforesaid Henry
under his father's will. Witnesses, Sir John le Blound, Knt.,
Mayor; Geoffrey de Conduyt and Simon Bolet, Sheriffs;
John de Wengrave, William de Leyre, Richard Poterel,
Edmund Lambyn, William "le Clerk de la Gyalle," Ralph le
Clerk, and others [not named]. Dated 2 Aug., A.D. 1307—
ij*s*. vj*d*.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.],
the year aforesaid, came Robert de Paris, tailor, residing near
Bokerellesbiry, (fn. 8) and acknowledged himself bound to Matthew
le Chaundeler at the Conduit in the sum of 42*s*.; to be paid
at Christmas, &c.

## Folio 82 b (lvj).

*cognicio*.

vj*d*.

Wednesday the eve of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.],
1 Edward II. [A.D. 1307], came Robert de Gleneford,
"gaunter," and acknowledged himself bound to Roger "le
Graund Barbour" in the sum of 53*s*. 4*d*.; to be paid, viz.,
26*s*. 8*d*. at the Purification, and 26*s*. 8*d*. at Easter; and
unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia per donatur per predictos Aldermannos*.

Wednesday the morrow of the Decollation of St. John Bapt.
[29 Aug.] came John le Coffrer, son of Matthew le Spicer,
and Robert le Coffrer his brother, before Sir John de Wengrave and the rest of the Aldermen, and Richard Poterel,
the Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves jointly and
severally bound to Sir John de Bacquelle, Knt., in the sum of
100*s*.; to be paid in the quinzaine of St. Hillary, &c.; and
unless, &c.

(Cancelled because on Wednesday the eve of the Ascension (fn. 9) came Thomas, son and executor of the above John [de Bacquelle], and acknowledged satisfaction, &c.)

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Monday after the above Feast came John de Stanes, mercer,
and acknowledged himself bound to Jordan de Langeleye,
mercer, in the sum of 76*s*.; to be paid, viz., 38*s*. at Michaelmas;
and 38*s*. at the Feast of All Saints; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Wednesday after the same Feast came Walter Pykeman,
fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Richard Horn,
fishmonger, in the sum of 75*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid, viz., 35*s*. 6*d*. at
Michaelmas, 20*s*. at Christmas, and 20*s*. at the following
Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Thursday the eve of the Nativity V. M. [8 Sept.] came Richard Horn, ironmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Richer de Refham, mercer, in the sum of £68; to be paid by quarterly instalments of £17, commencing at Michaelmas, &c.

(Whereof the said Richer received £51, &c., and afterwards the residue, as he testifies.)

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. xj*d*.

Monday after the same Feast came Robert, son of Robert le
Treyere, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Brinkele
in the sum of £17 9*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments
of 20*s*. until, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Tuesday after the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.]
came Thomas le Palmere, clerk, and acknowledged himself
bound to William de Podio and Arnald de Podio, merchants of
Gascony, in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid on the morrow of the
Feast of All Saints, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. iij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Hugh de Strobby and Hugh le Armurer de Fletestrete and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Master John de Strobby, clerk, in the sum of 20 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas year, &c.

*cognicio*.

v*d*.

Monday after the octave of St. Michael came Thomas de
Wychford, "chaucer," and acknowledged himself bound to
Robert "of the merhs" of Berkyng in the sum of 50*s*.; to be
paid by weekly instalments of 12*d*. until, &c.

## Folio 83 (lv b).

*nil quia ald'*.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Edward, K. [13 Oct.], 1 Edward II. [A.D. 1307], came John de Wengrave, Alderman, and acknowledged himself bound to William Trente in the sum of £20; to be paid at Christmas, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia Maior*.

The same day came Edmund le Taillour de Alegate and
Richard de Alegate and acknowledged themselves bound to
Sir John le Blound, the Mayor, in the sum of 28*s*.; to be paid
in the quinzaine following, &c.

*cognicio*.

v*s*. vij*d*.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came the Prior of H. Trinity, London, and acknowledged himself bound to Adam Wade, Walter atte Leye, Henry le Chaundeler, and John atte Grene, clerk, executors of John Wade, (fn. 10) deceased, in the sum of 50 marks for wheat in the manor of Brembele (fn. 11) ; to be paid, viz., 25 marks at the Purification, and 25 marks in the quinzaine of Easter; and unless, &c. And the aforesaid Prior quitclaims all actions, &c., against the aforesaid executors by reason of the said manor during the time it was in the hands of the above John Wade, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Adam acknowledged satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. vj*d*.

The same day came Boydin de Grene and John le Lung, butchers, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Peter de Cosaunce, the King's valet, and John de Cotene, skinner, in the sum of £20; to be paid by instalments of 10 marks at Christmas, at the Purification, and in the quinzaine of Easter, &c.

(Cancelled because the said John de Cotene came on Friday after the Feast of St. Barnabas next ensuing and acknowledged complete satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

Monday after the above Feast came Robert de Bolnhirst,
"chaucer," before John de Wengrave and Adam de Rokesle,
Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself
bound to Peter Herlinge, taverner, in the sum of 18*s*. 5*d*.; to be
paid at Christmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

Tuesday the eve of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Warm Page,
butcher, and acknowledged himself bound to Peter de Huntingfeld, Knt., in the sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at Easter, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Thursday in the octave of the Assumption B. M., in the following year, came John de Risbergh, executor of the above Peter, and put in his place Peter de Blakeneye to receive the money, &c.)

(Cancelled because paid to the executor.)

*cognicio*.

ij*d*.

Friday the morrow of All Souls [2 Nov.] came Baldewyn le
Chaucer and acknowledged himself bound to Andrew de
Kaleys in the sum of 20*s*.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

xl*d*.

Monday the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], came Roger "le Graund Barbour" and acknowledged himself bound to Philip de Morteyn, valet of the King's household, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Christmas, A.D. 1308; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday after the octave of St. Michael, anno 7, the above Philip came and put in his place Richard de Oterbourne to prosecute, make acquittance, &c.)

*cognicio*.

iij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Andrew [30 Nov.] came
Thomas Scarlet, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to
Thomas Perceval and Robert Perceval his valet in the sum of
24*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 6*s*., commencing
at Easter next, &c.

*cognicio*.

xl*d*.

Saturday the morrow of the Conception B. M. [8 Dec.] came Michael de Wymbourne, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to William Everard, goldsmith, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Easter next, &c.

## Folio 83 b (lv).

*cognicio*.

ij*s*. x*d*.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Lucia, V. [13 Dec.], 1 Edward II.
[A.D. 1307], came William Cros "Muriele," fishmonger, Roger
de Pringwelle, shearer of cloth, and John de Mockyngge, of
co Essex, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally
bound on behalf of Thomas de Bannebiry, chaplain, to Roysia
de Coventre in the sum of £17; to be paid by annual instalments of 20*s*. at the Feast of the Purification, &c. And
John de Vintry, Alderman, came in place of the said Roysia
to receive the recognizance, &c.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Monday after the above Feast came Edmund Lambyn, late
servant of William Lambyn, and acknowledged himself bound
to Simon de Kele, goldsmith, in the sum of 40*s*.; to be paid,
viz., 20*s*. at *Carniprivium*, and 20*s*. at Easter, &c.; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

v*d*.

Friday the morrow of St. Thomas, Ap. [21 Dec.], came
John, son of William Leger de Egham, and acknowledged
himself bound to Adam le Bakere, fishmonger, in the sum
of 4 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5*s*.
until, &c.

*cognicio*.

xiiij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 1 Edward II.
[A.D. 1307-8], came Agnes, relict of Richard de Comptone,
William de Toppesfeld, mercer, and Richard de Kellevedene,
"barbour," and acknowledged themselves bound to Simon le
Fraunceys and Robert de Mockynge his attorney in the sum of
£7, each being responsible for one-third; to be paid, viz., 20*s*
on Sunday in mid-Lent and Palm Sunday, and 1 mark at
Easter and following quarter days until, &c.; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards the said Robert came and acknowledged he had received from the above William de Toppesfeld 2 marks Afterwards, viz., on Tuesday being Midsummer Eve, anno 3, the said Robert acknowledged that the said William had paid his portion of the recognizance; and afterwards, viz., on Monday the Feast of St. Clement, anno 4, acknowledged that the above Richard had paid his portion.)

*cognicio*.

xiiij*d*.

*attorn'*.

Thursday the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] came Roger "le Graund Barbour" and acknowledged himself bound to John Russel de Miltone in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, &c.; and unless, &c. And the said John puts in his place Robert Delffrith to receive the money, &c.

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra [22 Feb.] came Robert de Uptone, "chaucer," before Sir John le Blound, the Mayor, John de Wengrave and the other Aldermen, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas Romeyn, Alderman, in the sum of £100; to be paid at Easter, &c.; and unless, &c. And the said Thomas has a writing obligatory for the debt, &c.

## Folio 84 (liv b).

*cognicio*.

vij*d*.

Tuesday the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 1 Edward II.
[A.D. 1307-8], came Robert de Kelleseye, pleader (*narrator*),
before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to
Nicholas le Bacheler and Matilda his wife in the sum of
5 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas, A.D. 1309; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

xvj*d*.

Friday after Easter [14 April], 1 Edward II. [A.D. 1308], came Baldewyn le Chaucer and acknowledged himself bound to Gerard Dorgoil, burgess of London, in the sum of £8; to be paid at Pentecost, &c.

*cognicio*.

*manuc'*.

ij*s*. vj*d*.

Wednesday the morrow of St. George [23 April] came
Ralph Sporoun, goldsmith, and William le Botiller, spicer,
before Sir John le Blound, Mayor, and the Aldermen, and
Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and bound themselves and
their goods to keep harmless Lukyn de Guwano, merchant of
Genoa, in the matter of a sum of 10 marks, which he had
received from Alexander le Ferroun, deceased, and which he
now paid to Robert, son of Ralph le Ferroun, nephew (*nepoti*)
and next heir to the said Alexander, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Monday after the Feast of Ascension [23 May] came Baldewyn le Chaucer and Elyas le Chaucer and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John Barrau (Barran ?), merchant of Besauz (Besanz ?), (fn. 12) in the sum of £4; to be paid at Midsummer, &c.

*cognicio*.

xl*d*.

The same day came Richard Horn, ironmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to John de London, chaplain, nephew
of Alexandra, late wife of the said Richard, in the sum of £20;
to be paid by quarterly instalments of 25*s*., commencing at
Midsummer next; and unless, &c.

(Afterwards came the said John and put in his place Hugh de Marny, chaplain, to receive the money, &c.)

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Barnabas [11 June] came
Hugh de Attelborou, taverner, and acknowledged himself
bound to Robert de Lymyntone, "barbour," in the sum of £4;
to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*., commencing
at Michaelmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

The same day came Roger "le Graund Barbour" and acknowledged himself bound to Sir Elyas Ponger (Pouger ?), clerk, in the sum of £4; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

*cognicio*.

xvj*d*.

Monday the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] the above Roger came and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Singham, "cordwaner," in the sum of £8; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

## Folio 84 b (liv).

*cognicio*.

xxiij*d*.

Friday after the Feast of St. John Bapt. [24 June], 1 Edward II. [A.D. 1308], came Peter Berneval and acknowledged
himself bound to Walter Bullok, taverner, in the sum of
£11 6*s*. 8*d*.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Bartholomew, &c.

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

The same day came Robert de Gloucestre and Ralph de
Honilane, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and
severally bound to Richard de Caumpes, ironmonger, in the
sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of All Saints, and
unless, &c.

(Cancelled because Matilda, wife of the said Richard, acknowledged satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

*nil quia alderm'*.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Botolph [17 June] came Stephen de Offyntone and Stephen de Abyndone before Sir John le Blound, Mayor, the Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John de Wengrave, Alderman, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen next, and unless, &c.

(Cancelled because paid.)

*cognicio*.

vj*d*.

Friday the eve of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came Adam
de Walsokne, tailor, and William de Brythwelle, shearman,
executors of Agnes de Moltone, who was executrix of Robert
de Moltone, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally
bound to Peter de Hibernia and Adam the Tailor in the sum of
60*s*.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20*s*., commencing at
Michaelmas; and unless, &c. The aforesaid debt was acknowledged by the above Robert de Moltone in the Court of John
de Lincoln, Sheriff of London.

*cognicio*.

xj*d*.

Tuesday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the
Martyr [7 July], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308], came Philip Balom
and acknowledged himself bound to Roger le Palmere, cornmonger, in the sum of 107*s*. 6*d*.; to be paid by annual instalments of 21*s*. 6*d*. at Easter until, &c.; and unless, &c.

(Whereof 21*s*. 6*d*. paid. Afterwards, viz., on Monday the
morrow of St. Luke, anno 4, a like sum. paid Also afterwards
a like sum. Also afterwards, viz., Wednesday after the
Nativity, a like sum. Afterwards a like sum. And he is quit.)

*cognicio*.

xiiij*d*.

Saturday after the same Feast came William Lefchild, saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to John atte Hulle de Northalle in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid, viz., 5 marks at the Feast of St. Martin, and 5 marks in the month after Easter, &c.

*cognicio*.

ij*s*.

The same day came John de Cornwall, skinner, and acknowledged himself bound to John Scarlet, mercer, in the sum of £12; to be paid at the Feast of Nativity B. M., and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Tuesday the morrow of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July] came
Robert, son of Thomas de Gloucestre, saddler, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Wautham in the sum of
40*s*.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

*Quere plures recogniciones infra in quinto folio
ad tale signum ✠.*

[On fos. 85-89 is recorded the seizure of bread for defective
weight (as set out in 'Memorials,' pp. 38, 39), followed by a
record of the Assize of Bread for the years 26-29 Edward I.,
the Assize for the last-mentioned year being also recorded in
the *Assisa Panis*, preserved at the Guildhall.—Editor].

## Folio 89 b (xlix).

✠
*cognicio*.

iiij*s*. iij*d*.

Saturday after the Feast of St. James, Ap. [25 July], 2 Edward II. [A.D. 1308], came Laurence de Cantebrige, smith
(*faber*), before John de Wengrave and Richard Poterel, the
Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de
Wrotham in the sum of £25 5*s*.; to be paid at Michaelmas; and
unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

x*d*.

The same day came Gilbert le Palmere, called "le Mareschal," before John de Wengrave and the Chamberlain and
acknowledged himself bound to Thomas de Wrotham in the
sum of 100*s*.; to be paid at the Feast of St. Martin, &c.

(Cancelled because the said Thomas acknowledged satisfaction.)

*cognicio*.

viij*d*.

Saturday after the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.] came Roger "le Graunt Barbour" before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Sir William de Norhamptone, clerk, in the sum of £4; to be paid at the Feast of St. Edward next, &c.

*cognicio*.

xx*d*.

Wednesday after the above Feast came Adam Braz and
acknowledged himself bound to Ralph le Balauncer, pepperer, in the sum of £10; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 5*s*., commencing at Michaelmas, until, &c.

*cognicio*.

xiiij*d*.

Saturday after the Feast of Assumption [15 Aug.] came
Osebert de Braye, corder, and acknowledged himself bound to
Alan de Suttone, saddler, in the sum of £7; to be paid, viz.,
70*s*. at Christmas, and 70*s*. at Easter; and unless, &c.

*cognicio*.

iiij*d*.

Thursday after the same Feast came Warin Page, butcher,
and acknowledged himself bound to John de Risbergh,
executor of Sir Peter de Huntingfeld, Knt., in the sum
of 40*s*.; to be paid at Michaelmas. And the said John
puts in his place Peter de Blakeneye to receive the
money, &c.

*cognicio*.

iij*s*. j*d*.

Friday the morrow of the Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came John de St. Alban, dyer, and acknowledged himself bound to Sir William de Corby, parson of the Church of Cantele, (fn. 13) in the diocese of Norwich, in the sum of 28 marks; to be paid, viz., 8 marks at Michaelmas, and 20 marks at Christmas; and unless, &c.

## Footnotes

1 | The term sometimes signifies the first days of Lent, and sometimes Septuagesima Sunday, because from that Sunday ecclesiastics more espe cially commenced their abstinence from meat. |

2 | A wine merchant of Bergerac ('Cal. Letter Book A,' p. 128). He became Chamberlain of the City, and by virtue of that office, according to the record (Letter-Book C, fo. lxxi b), he was also Coroner of London, although the latter office is repeatedly said to have appertained to the King's Butlership. It is certain that most, if not all, Coroners of London held also the post of King's Butler. His appointment as King's Butler, according to the 'Liber Custumarum,' dated from 25 Nov., 30 Edward I. [A.D. 1301] 'Lib. Cust.' (Rolls Series), i. 243. |

3 | Feathermonger. |

4 | "Arrowsmith," according to Riley, who prints a translation of this passage in his 'Memorials,' p. 60. |

5 | Cf. infra, p. 205. |

6 | Called Robert "of the merhs"
(marsh) of Berkyng, infra, p. 198. |

7 | As a matter of fact, Edward I. was dead, and had been succeeded on the throne by Edward II. A similar instance of a date being ascribed to the thirty fifth year of King Edward I. instead of the first year of Edward II. will be found in Letter Book C, fo. xc b. |

8 | Bucklersbury; so called from the family name "Bokerel" (a family of Italian origin), and not from "one Buckle, who there dwelt and kept his courts," as stated by Stow. |

9 | Year omitted. |

10 | His will proved in the Husting in November. See 'Cal. of Wills Court of Hust.,' i. 192. |

11 | Bromley-by-Bow. A cart bringing bread to the City from Bromley or Stepney paid toll of a halfpenny a day ('Liber Albus,' i. 232). |

12 | Or "Besaz" (Bazas), vide supra, p. 193. |

13 | Cantley, co. Norfolk. |

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