Folios 110 - 112b

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Reginald R. Sharpe (editor)

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1900

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248-255

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'Folios 110 - 112b', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: B: 1275-1312 (1900), pp. 248-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33048 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Folio 110 (xxviij b). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

viijs. xd.

Monday in Easter week, 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Petronilla de Kynebautone, late wife of William de Kynebautone, and acknowledged herself bound to Richard de la Chaumbre, mercer, in the sum of £53; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Michaelmas and the other at Christmas; and unless, &c.

(On 1 April, anno 4 Edward II., the above Richard came and acknowledged satisfaction of the debt. It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

nil quia rec' Aldro'.

Tuesday after the Feast of Invention of H. Cross [3 May] came William Everard, goldsmith, and acknowledged himself bound to William Trente, Alderman, in the sum of 20 marks; to be paid in the octave of St. Michael, &c.

cognicio.

xvijd.

Saturday after the Feast of St. John "ante portam Latinam" [6 May] came Arnald de Suffolk, vintner, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Clacton, tailor, in the sum of 13 marks; to be paid at "Hokedai," and unless, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on 5 May, 4 Edward II., the aforesaid John came and acknowledged satisfaction of the debt, and quitclaimed the said Arnald.)

cognicio.

xijd.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May] came Simon Morival, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Edmund Lambyn, fishmonger, in the sum of £6 5s.; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 20s., commencing at Midsummer, until, &c. In case of any default the Chamberlain to distrain on his lands and chattels, &c.

cognicio.

nil.

The following Friday came Robert de "Keleseya" and acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Croftone, clerk, in the sum of £9 6s. 8d.; to be paid, viz., £5 at the Feast of St. Laurence, and £4 6s. 8d. at the Feast of St. Martin "in yeme," &c.

cognicio.

xixd.

Saturday before the Feast of Ascension [28 May] came Richard de Rothewell, skinner, Geoffrey le Brochere de Sopereslane, [and] John Ballard, "peleter," before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Bernard Viger in the sum of £9 13s. 4d.; to be paid, viz., 60s. on the Saturday aforesaid, 40s. at Midsummer and Michaelmas, and 26s. 8d. at Christmas and Easter following, &c.

(Of which sum the said Bernard received 100s., as appears by an acquittance, &c.)

Folio 110 b (xxviij). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

vd.

Thursday before Pentecost [7 June], 3 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came John atte Cruche, "brewer," and acknowledged himself bound to Richard de Dentone in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 1 mark, commencing at Michaelmas, until, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

The next day the above John came and acknowledged himself bound to Richard le Lyser de Haffeld in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 1 mark, commencing at Christmas, until, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

The following Saturday came William Chaumberleyn, apprentice of John Gut' [Guter ?], grosser (grossarius (fn. 1) ) of Sopereslane, before the Mayor and Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to John de Pinza Aquila, merchant of "Jenue," in the sum of 77s.; to be paid within the quinzaine of St. Michael, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

The same day came Adam de Newcastle under Lyme and Henry of the same, clerk, before R[ichard] "Potrel," Chamberlain, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John de Caustone, mercer, in the sum of 60s.; to be paid by instalments of 20s. in the quinzaine of Michaelmas, the quinzaine of St. John Bapt., and in the quinzaine of St. John Bapt. [sic], &c.

cognicio.

nil quia aldr'.

Saturday after the Feast of H. Trinity [14 June] came Roger le Peletrer and John de Wenegrave and acknowledged themselves indebted to John de Wyndesore, Alderman, in the sum of 66s. 8d.; to be paid on the morrow of St. Bartholomew, &c. In case of default by the said Roger the said John de Wenegrave covenants to pay one half of the debt, &c.

cognicio.

xvjd.

Saturday after the Feast of Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June] came Robert de Gloucestre and Andrew his brother, goldsmiths, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to Richard de Caumpes in the sum of £8; to be paid on the Feast of All Saints, &c.

cognicio.

xijd.

Friday after the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul [29 June] came John de Elmyntone and Christiana his wife and acknowledged themselves bound to Sir Richard de Dene in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Nativity B. M., &c.

cognicio.

xiijd.

The next day came John de Merlawe, merchant of Fletestrete, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Tyngwyk, son of John de Tyngwyk, in the sum of 10 marks; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Michaelmas and the other at Christmas, &c.

Anno 4 Edward II.

cognicio.

nil quia camerar'.

Monday after the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Henry de Leycestre, taverner of Bredstrete, and acknowledged himself bound to Richard Poterel, Chamberlain, in the sum of 48s. 4d.; to be paid within fifteen days, &c.

Folio 111 (xxvij b). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

xvjd. debet iijd.

attorn'.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came William de Hungerford and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas de Sudyntone, clerk to Sir Hugh le Despenser, (fn. 2) in the sum of £8; to be paid on the morrow of the Assumption B. M., &c. The said Nicholas put in his place John Dode, ironmonger, to receive the sum of 60s., arrears of the debt.

cognicio.

ijs. iijd.

The same day came Godwyn le Hodere and acknowledged himself bound to Juliana Burnel in the sum of 20 marks; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

(Afterwards, viz., on Monday before the Feast of the Annunciation B. M., anno 5 Edward II., the said Juliana came before J. le Mazeliner, (fn. 3) the Chamberlain, Hugh de Waltham, and Richard "Deveneys" and acknowledged satisfaction of the debt It is therefore cancelled.)

cognicio.

nil.

The following Thursday came Thomas le Verrer and acknowledged himself bound to John of the Chamber (de Camera), clerk, in the sum of 2 marks; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July] came Adam le Taverner de Sidingburne and Adam Trug', of London, and acknowledged themselves jointly and severally bound to John de Wyndesore, Alderman, executor of Walter de Fynchingfeld, and other executors of the same, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Midsummer with mesne profits; and unless, &c.

(Cancelled on account of an interlineation, &c.)

cognicio.

iijs. iiijd.

The above repeated without interlineation.

(Afterwards, viz., on Saturday after the Feast of St. Leo the Pope, anno 5 Edward II., came the said John de Wyndesore and Walter de Friskeneye, executors of the aforesaid Walter, and acknowledged satisfaction, &c.)

cognicio.

nil quia clericus Camere.

The following day came Thomas Drynkewater, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh de Waltham, clerk, in the sum of £20; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

(Paid and is quit.)

cognicio.

iiijd.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.] came William de Colemanstrete, "felmongere," and acknowledged himself bound to Ralph le Balauncer in the sum of 35s.; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Christmas next, and 15s. at the Purification, &c.

cognicio.

iijd.

The same day came the above William de Colemanstrete and acknowledged himself bound to Geoffrey le Brochere in the sum of 27s.; to be paid, viz., 10s. at the Feast of All Saints, and 4s. 3d. at Christmas and following quarters until, &c.

Folio 111 b (xxvij). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

vd.

Tuesday after the Feast of Assumption B. M. [15 Aug.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Robert de Osprenge, taverner of Sopereslane, and acknowledged himself bound to Henry de Gysorz in the sum of 46s. 8d.; to be paid on the Sunday following, &c.

cognicio.

xijd.

The following Thursday came William de Canefeld and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas des Arches in the sum of £6; to be paid at the Feast of the Nativity B. M., &c.

cognicio.

vijd.

The following Friday came John de la Leghe, ironmonger, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert, son of Thomas Seli, in the sum of 75s.; to be paid, viz., one moiety at Christmas and the other at Easter; and unless, &c.

cognicio.

xxd.

The same day came Godwyn le Pheliper before the Chamberlain and acknowledged himself bound to Walter de Donestaple, "vilour," (fn. 4) in the sum of £10; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.] came Adam Ospinel, fishmonger, and acknowledged himself bound to Roger de la Vyne in the sum of 65s.; to be paid, viz., 20s. at Michaelmas, Christmas, and Easter, and 5s. to be pardoned if the rest be punctually paid; otherwise distress in case of default.

cognicio.

nil.

Saturday before the Feast of Nativity B. M. [8 Sept.] came Philip de Ludelawe, "cordewaner," and acknowledged himself bound to Joce Botedeu, sergeant, in the sum of 50s.; to be paid at Michaelmas, &c.

cognicio.

xvjd.

Tuesday the morrow of the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.] came Richard de Mountpeillers, "espicer," and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas le Blund, woodmonger, in the sum of £8; to be paid at the Purification, &c.

cognicio.

viijd.

The same day came William Everard called "de York" and acknowledged himself bound to the same in the sum of £4; to be paid on the Feast of All Saints, &c.

cognicio.

nichil.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept.] came David Scot, "taillur," and acknowledged himself bound to John of the Chamber (de Camera), clerk, in the sum of 20s.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

Folio 112 (xxvj b). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

xiijd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Richard de Cristemasse and Agnes his wife and acknowledged themselves bound to Clarice de Okstede, late wife of Martin Shenche, in the sum of £6 13s. 4d.; to be paid one year from Michaelmas next, &c.

(Afterwards the said Agnes came and showed the Chamberlain a certain acquittance for the debt. They are therefore quit.)

cognicio.

ijs. vjd.

The next day came Everard de Wylenoud, merchant, before John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hallyngbure in the sum of £15; to be paid within three weeks of Michaelmas next, &c.

cognicio.

xvjd.

The same day came Emma la Hattere, late wife of John le Hattere de Flete, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged herself bound to John de Triple in the sum of £8; to be paid at the Feast of St. Andrew, &c.

cognicio.

ixd.

Monday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Reginald Hauteyn and acknowledged himself bound to John de Wymundeham, ironmonger, in the sum of £4 6s. 8d.; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

The same day came John "in Thelane," "cossour," (fn. 5) and acknowledged himself bound to Nicholas Edmund in the sum of 53s. 4d.; to be paid on the Feast of All Saints, &c.

cognicio.

vd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came Baudechoun le Chaucer before the Mayor, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged himself bound to Robert de Lemynton, barber, in the sum of 50s.; to be paid three weeks from Sunday next.

(Afterwards the said Robert came and acknowledged satisfaction of 40s., and demanded execution for 10s. arrears, for which 8½ ells of cloth were seized and appraised at 11s. 4d.; and inasmuch as the cloth was not redeemed by the debtor within a fortnight, it was delivered to the creditor.)

cognicio.

xjd.

Friday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came John de Hanyfeld, taverner, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hallyngbure in the sum of 8½ marks; to be paid at the Feast of St. Nicholas, &c. Precept for fi. fa.

cognicio.

ijs.

The same day came John de Cestrehunte, nephew (nepos) and heir of John de Cestrehunte, late vintner, and acknowledged himself bound to John de Triple in the sum of £12; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

nil quia aldr'.

Tuesday in the octave of St. Michael [29 Sept.] came William de Ponfreit, "peleter," and acknowledged himself bound to William de Leyre, Alderman, in the sum of 19 marks; to be paid, viz., 13 marks at Christmas, and 6 marks at Easter, &c.

(Whereof the said William de Leyre acknowledged he had received 13 marks for the first term. Afterwards he acknowledged he had received the whole.)

Folio 112 b (xxvj). [facieinversa.]

cognicio.

xd.

Wednesday after the octave of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 4 Edward II. [A.D. 1310], came Edmund May and John le Perer and acknowledged themselves bound to Walter de Chesewyk in the sum of 100s.; to be paid at the Purification, &c.

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

cognicio.

ijs.

Monday before the Feast of Decollation of St. John Bapt. [29 Aug.] came Laurence le Fevere and acknowledged himself bound to Robert le Callere in the sum of £12; to be paid, viz., £6 at the Feast of St. Edward next, and £6 at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

xijd.

Friday after the Feast of St. Edward [13 Oct.] came John, son of John Viel, John Pycard, barber, and William Brunne, goldsmith, and acknowledged themselves indebted to Robert de Lymynton, "barbier," in the sum of £6; to be paid at Christmas, &c.

cognicio.

ijs. vd.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.] came Henry de Notyngham, skinner, and acknowledged himself bound to Hugh de Wirecestre in the sum of 22 marks; to be paid by quarterly instalments of 2s., commencing at Christmas, until, &c.

vd.

Monday the morrow of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Robert, son of John de Kent, "cossoun," and acknowledged himself bound to John de Wymondeham, ironmonger, in the sum of 50s.; to be paid at Easter, &c.

(Afterwards satisfaction acknowledged and recognizance cancelled.)

cognicio.

xvjs. viijd.

Tuesday the morrow of All Souls [2 Nov.] came Henry le Cheyner, mercer, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Lyle, mercer, in the sum of £100; to be paid, viz., £60 within twenty days of Christmas, and £40 at the Purification, &c.

cognicio.

vjd.

Friday after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.] came Roger Aleyn, butcher, and acknowledged himself bound to William de Hedersete in the sum of 4 marks; to be paid, viz., 1 mark at Christmas and the Purification, and 2 marks at Easter, &c.

cognicio.

vjs. iiijd.

Friday the Feast of St. Edmund, K. [20 Nov.], came Roger de Rameseye, clerk, and acknowledged himself bound to Thomas Perceval in the sum of £38; to be paid at Easter, &c.

Sum total received for recognizances of debt temp. R. Poterel— £30 2s. 8d.

Footnotes

1 Engrosser, or wholesale dealer, more especially of and in spiceries, whence the name "grocer," as applied later to a "pepperer" or "spicer." Cf. "Les marchauntz nomez grossers engrossent totes maners de mar chandises vendables" (Stat. 37 Edward III., cap. v.).
2 Probably Hugh le Despenser the elder, the King's personal friend and adviser against the Barons.
3 John le Mazeliner appears to have succeeded Luke de Haverynge as Chamberlain in October or November, 1311. Vide supra, p. 30.
4 Perhaps a player on the viol. Cf. Richardin le "Violour," supra, p. 47.
5 Vide supra, p. 5, note 3.