Folios xi - xx

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'Folios xi - xx', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: D: 1309-1314 (1902), pp. 44-65. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33074 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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Folio xi.

Vinetrie, Willelmus de Chelgrave.

Tuesday after the Epiphany [6 Jan.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], William de Chelgrave admitted, &, before Thomas Romain, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farendone, John de Windesore, and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, at the instance of the lord the King, & He gives nothing because admitted at the instance of the lord the King, &c.

Bradestrete, Johannes Pope, uphelder.

The same day, John Pope, "uphelder," (fn. 1) admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen To the Commonalty 1 mark.

Vinetrie, Johannes Mai, joignur.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], John Mai, "Joygnour," late apprentice of John atte Hoke, admitted, & He gives for his discharge 5s., because not previously enrolled.

Vinetrie, Ricardus de Clodeshale.

The same day, Richard de Clodesale, late servant of William Trente, Alderman, admitted, &, at the instance of the said William, with whom he stood and whom he faithfully served, as the said William testifies-half a mark.

Douegate, Johannes de Nonnes de Norhamptone.

Friday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], John "of the Nonnes" de Norhamptone, draper, admitted, &, before Thomas Romain, the Mayor, John de Windesore, John de Wengrave, William Trente, Henry de Durham, and Nicholas Picot, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-2 marks.

Castri Bay nardi, Will's Hathewy, pistoi.

Monday after the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], William Athewy, baker to the lord the King, admitted, &, before Thomas Romain, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wengrave, John de Windesore, Nigel Druri, Nicholas Picot,Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain And he gives nothing, because pardoned by the Mayor and Aldermen, &c.

Douegate, Fromondus de Hoghtone.

Tuesday in the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], Fromund de Hoghton near Donstaple admitted before the Mayor and Aldermen, & -half a mark.

Bredestrete, Thomas de Raghtone.

The same day, Thomas de Raghtone, "potter," admitted before the aforesaid Aldermen, & -22s. 6d.

Billing' Johannes de Warefeld.

The same day, John de Warefeld, baker, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Donegate, Robertus othe Nonnes.

The same day, Robert "othe Nonnes," draper, admitted, &, before the same-20s.

Walebroke, Johannes Gerard de Leuesham.

The same day, John Gerard de Leuesham, "pesshoner," admitted, &, before the same-half a mark.

Fori, Johannes de Kisteven.

The same day, John de Kesteven, "armurer," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Langtourne, Will's Molelyn.

The same day, William Mokelyn, beadle and taverner, admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Vinetrie, Edm's de Leuesham.

The same day, Edmund de Leuesham, baker, admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Folio xi b.

Cordewanere strete, Joh's fil' Joh is de Craleslothe.

Wednesday after the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], John, son of John de Crakeslothe, mercer, who was apprentice of Roger de Paris, mercer, admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, inasmuch as the said Roger testifies that the said John served him well and faithfully, and completed his term, and thereon produces a certain writing of agreement testifying thereto, and therefore he (Roger) releases him For his discharge, 2s. 6d. His entry appears in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Cordewanerstrete anno 28 Edward I.

Vinetrie, Henr' de Basing.

The same day, Henry de Basing', "gaugeour," admitted, &, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Walter de Waldeshef, the King's Butler, (fn. 2) and of William Trente, Alderman, &-5s.

Creplegate, Joh es de Wymbiss.

Thursday before the Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], John de Wymbisshe, carpenter, admitted before the same, & -15s. 10d.

Fori, Ad' de Thak stede.

The same day, Adam de Thakstede," coteler," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Walebroke, Alex' de Warlingham.

Friday after the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], Alexander de Warlingham, fishmonger, admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Langbourne, Radulphus le Coupere.

The same day, Ralph le Coupere admitted, &, before the Mayor and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-10s.

Bassieshawe, Ad' de Outheby.

Monday the morrow of the Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], Adam de Outheby admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-10s.

Farndone, Ric' Nicole de Harwe.

The same day, Richard Nicole de Harwe admitted before the Chamberlain-15s.10d.

Cornhill, Joh' fil' Ric' le Fevre de Bury.

The same day, John, son of Richard le Fevre de Bury, "pheliper" of Cornhulle, admitted, &, before the Chamberlain- 22s. 6d.

Bisshopesgate, Will's le Walshe.

Thursday before the Feast of Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], William le Walsshe admitted before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Hugh de Waltham (fn. 3) To the Commonalty 5s.

Douegate, Jacobus de Coyn.

Wednesday after the octave of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], James de Coyn, draper, admitted, &, before Thomas Romain, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, William de Leyre, Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-42s. 6d And the said James found surety for keeping the City and Commonalty of London harmless this side of the sea and beyond, viz., Henry Nasard draper, Stephen de Abyndone and Simon de Abindone, drapers, who came and mainprised for the said James as is aforesaid, &c.

Bassieshawe, Gilbertus de Tourney.

Wednesday before the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], Gilbert de Tourney, " ceinturer," admitted before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-10s.

Bassieshawe, Ranulphus Abraham.

The same day, Ranulf Abraham de Bassieshawe admitted before the same, & -1 mark.

Folio xii.

Bisshopesgate, Robert' Peny, mazeon.

Friday before the Feast of Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], Robert Peny, "mazeon," admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Ripa Regine, Michael le Coupere de Wavyndone.

The same day, Michael le Coupere de Wavindone admitted before the same, &-15s. 10d.

Bisshopesgate, Thomas de Hoclelef.

The same day, Thomas de Hocklefe, "braceour," (fn. 4) admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Bisshopesgate, Johannes Pale de Yherefeld.

The same day, John Pake de Yherefeld, "maltmonger," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Bisshopesgate, Johannes de Donmowe.

The same day, John de Donmowe, "pestour," (fn. 5) admitted, & -15s. 10d.

Bisshopesgate, Thom' Bacoun, pestour.

Saturday before the Feast of the Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], Thomas Bacoun, "pestour," admitted, &, before Thomas Romein, the Mayor, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Nicholas Picot, Alderman-1 mark.

Summa summarum, £xxij xviijs iiij d.

Vinetrie, Will's le Bret, pistor.

Friday after the Feast of the Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], William le Bret, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-1 mark.

Farndone, Rob s fil' Will i Newcomen.

The same day, Robert, son of William Newcomen, admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, inasmuch as he proffered a certain writing testifying that he had lived with Henry the Surgeon and Katherine, wife of the same, as an apprentice for ten years past, and it was proved by good men that he had well and faithfully served the said Henry and had left him lawfully To the Commonalty half a mark, because not previously enrolled.

Robertus le Dorturer.

Saturday after the Purification B.M. [2 Feb.], Robert le Dorturer, tailor, admitted, &, before John de Wyndesore and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-5s.

Farndone, Will's de Maching'.

The same day, William de Machinge, called "Ballard," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-12s. 6d.

Billinggesgate, Will's de Bickele.

The same day, William de Bickele, " braceour," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-12s. 6d.

Farndone, Will's de Canter b'.

The same day, William de Cantrebere, residing in Hollebourne, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-1 mark.

Farndone, Andr' de Wymbisshe.

Wednesday after the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.], Andrew de Wymbisshe, in co Essex, residing near St. Martin le Grand, admitted before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, John de Wyndesore and Henry de Durham, Aldermen-half a mark.

Farndone, Will's de Snattesham.

Thursday after the quinzaine of the Purification [2 Feb.], William de Snattesham, tailor, admitted, &, before John de Windesore and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-7s. 6d.

Farndone, Gervasius Botyn.

The same day, Gervase Botyn, "moellarius," (fn. 6) admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-40s. He finds sureties for keeping the City harmless this side of the sea and beyond, being an alien, viz., Richard de Dorkyng and Gilbert le Stokfisshmongere de Eldefisshestrete, who came and agreed to be his sureties as aforesaid, &c.

Folio xii b.

Billinggesgate, Alan' Gille de Somerleton'.

Friday after the quinzaine of the Purification [2 Feb.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], Alan Gille de Somerletone, (fn. 7) blader, admitted, &, before the Mayor and Aldermen-20s.

Vinetrie, Henr' de Gyl denmordon'.

The same day, Henry de Goldenmordone, (fn. 8) "chaundeler," admitted, & -22s. 6d.

Farndone, Hamo de Rothyng'.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Matthias, Ap [24 Feb.], Hamo de Rothing, valet of the lord the King, admitted, &, before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farendone, John de Wengrave, William de Leire, Richer de Refham, Richard de Gloucestre, Henry de Durham, Geoffrey de Conduit, John de Lincoln, William Servat, William Trente, William Cosin, William de Combemartin, Simon Bolet, Richard de Wirhale, and Henry de Durham [sic], Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of the lord the King Gives nothing, &c.

Pontis, Ric' atte Welle, pisienarius.

The following Saturday, Richard atte Welle, fishmonger, admitted before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, William de Coumbemartin, Thomas Sely, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-20s.

Farndone, Wills de Machinge.

The same day, William de Machinge, "braceour," admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Pontis, Martinus Squirel.

On Ash Wednesday [4 March], Martin Squirel, "pesshoner," admitted, &, before John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Bradestrete, Johannes de Sevenok.

The following Friday, John de Sevenok, baker, admitted before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-20s.

Billinggesgate, Joh's de Lesne.

The same day, John de Lesne, tailor, admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Pontis, Joh s de Donmowe.

Tuesday in the first week of Lent, John de Donemowe, butcher of Estchepe, admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Vinetrie, Elias Peris.

The following Wednesday, Elyas Peres, vintner admitted before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Richard de Gloucestre, John Gisorce, William Trente, Henry de Gloucestre, Henry de Durham, Geoffrey de Conduit, Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Walter de Waldeshef, the King's Butler-22s. 6d And the said Elyas finds sureties for keeping the Commonalty of the City of London harmless this side of the sea and beyond, viz., William Trente and Walter [de] Waldeshef aforesaid, &c.

Folio xiii.

Farndone, Johannes de Columbar'.

Thursday the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], John de Columbariis, horse dealer (mercator equorum), admitted before the Mayor and John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain To the Commonalty 1 mark et feodum.

Ricardus Sauvage.

The same day, Richard Sauvage, brewer, admitted, &, before the same-half a mark.

Johannes de Wittleseye.

The same day, John de Wytleseye, "quylter," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Alderman-9s. 2d.

Farndone, Ricardus de Markham.

The same day, Richard de Markham, clerk, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Alderman and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain To the Commonalty half a mark, because admitted at the instance of Sir Robert de Bardelby.

Ripa R, Joh'es de Wandlesworth fener.

The same day, John de Wandlesworth, " fener," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Farndone, Thom' de Westm'.

The same day, Thomas de Westminster, goldsmith, admitted, &-22s. 6d.

Creplegate, Galfridus Patemer.

The same day, Geoffrey de Patemer, brewer, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Chamberlain-10s.

Bredestrete, Thomas de Chiggewell le joevene.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], Thomas de Chiggewelle "le joevene," "cordewaner," admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Farndone, Rob's Talebot.

The same day, Robert Talebot, brewer, admitted, &, before the same-13s. 4d.

Farndone, Nich's de Ispania.

Thursday the Feast of St. Gregory [12 March], Nicholas de Ispania, brewer, admitted, &, before the Mayor, Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-10s.

Castr' Baynard, Ric's Ingayn de Hereford.

Friday the Feast of St. Cuthbert [20 March], Richard Ingayn de Hereford, draper, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-2 marks.

Douegate, Walterus de Saunford.

Saturday before the Feast of Annunciation B.M. [25 March], Walter de Saunford, draper, admitted, &, before Thomas Romein, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-12s. 6d.

Folio xiii b.

Cornhulle, Galfridus de Ednesborgh.

Tuesday the eve of the Annunciation B.M. [25 March], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1309-10], Geoffrey de Edenesburgh, tailor, admitted, &, before John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Cornhulle, Rob's Arlet.

The same day, Robert Arlet de Pontfreit admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Cornhille, Nuh's le Long.

The same day, Nicholas le Long, "uphelder," son of Nicholas Wyth' of Newcastle-on-Tyne, admitted, &-10s.

Vinetrie, Petrus de Pampeloygne.

Friday after the Annunciation B.M. [25 March], Peter de Pampeloygne, wine-broker, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain- 10s. Thereupon came John Luter and John de Triple and mainprised the said Peter for keeping the Commonalty of the City harmless, &c.

Langbourne, Elizabeth' de Burnham.

The same day, Elizabeth de Burnham admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, and the other Aldermen aforesaid -10s.

Bisshop', Will s de Bisshopestrow.

The same day, William de Bisshopestrowe admitted, &, before the said Mayor and Aldermen and the Chamberlain-10s.

Castr' Baynardi, Rob's Petit clerl.

The same day, Robert Peticlerc de Reynham admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-1 mark.

Summa summarum huc £xxvij iiij s ij d .

Rad s de Clatford.

Tuesday after the Feast of the Annunciation B M [25 March], Ralph de Clatford admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Windesore, and Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain He gives nothing, at the instance of the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells, as appears by the letters of the said Bishop directed to the Mayor and Aldermen.

Bradestrete, Henr' de Norhamptone.

1 April, Henry de Norhamptone, "uphelder," admitted before Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain To the Commonalty 15s. 10d.

Cornhille, Ru's de Yetyng'.

The same day, Richard de Yetyng', "uphelder," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Alderman-22s. 6d.

Bradestrete, Joh'es de Notingham.

The same day, John de Notyngham, "pheliper," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Alderman and Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Langbourne, Michael le Tapiser.

2 April, Michael [le] Tapiser, called "Pikarde," admitted, &, before Thomas Romain, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-5s. And the said Michael found sureties for his keeping the Commonalty of the City harmless, viz., Nicholas de Cantebrege and Walter de Stebenhethe, &c.

Folio xiv.

Billingg', Simon de Chesthont.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], Simon de Chesthonte, "Bower de layne," (fn. 9) admitted, &, before the Mayor and R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain To the Commonalty half a mark, at the request of Hugh de Waltham, with the consent of the Mayor, &c.

Bredestrete, Joh's Arlet de Pontfreit.

3 April, John Arlet de Pountfreit, taverner, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, and Henry de Durham, Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Bradestrete, Ric's de Rothing.

Monday after the Feast of St. Ambrose [4 April.], Richard de Rothynge, "pheliper," admitted before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farendone, John de Wengrave, John de Windesore, William de Leire [Aldermen], and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Sir 'Ingelard" de Warle, and so gives nothing, &c.

Alegate, Will's fil Nich't Derman.

Tuesday before Easter [19 April.], William, son of Nicholas Derman, butcher, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wengrave, William de Leire, John de Windesore, Nicholas Pikot, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-half a mark.

Fori, Johannes de Nasyng.

The following day, John de Nasynge, son of Richard Fader de Nasynge, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Windesore and William Trente, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-1 mark.

Billingg Steph's fil' Will'i atte Stolles.

The same day, Stephen, son of William atte Stokkes de Hoddesdone, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Vinetric, Godefridus le Gaugeour.

Wednesday the Feast of St. John ante portam Latinam [6 May.], Godfrey le Gaugeour, called "de Westminster," admitted, &, before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, N[icholas] de Farndone, John de Wyndesore, Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-half a mark.

Douegate, Radulphus de Walcote.

The following Monday, Ralph de Walecote, draper, admitted, &, before the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, Henry de Durham, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain-20s.

Casti Bayn Thomas de Norhamptone.

The same day, Thomas de Norhamptone, "cordewaner," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Lymestrete, Nich's de la Rose, potter.

The same day, Nicholas de la Rose, potter, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Bradestrete, Mag'r Ric's de Wigtham.

The same day, Master Richard de Wightham, mason of London Bridge, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain-half a mark.

Vinetrie, Hugo de Hecheham.

Friday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May.], Hugh de Hecheham, "lymeberner," admitted, &, before William de Leire and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-half a mark.

Folio xiv b.

Bredestrete, Thomas atte Yorne.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Dunstan [19 May.], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], Thomas atte Yhorne de Kent, taverner, admitted, &, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Hugo Herre de Batesford.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Dunstan [19 May.], Hugh Herre de Batesford, valet of Sir William de Carletone, admitted, &, before the Mayor, Henry de Durham, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of the said Sir William Gives nothing, &c.

Cordewanerstrete, Rob's Pikard, chaucer.

Tuesday before the Ascension [28 May.], Robert Pikard, "chaucer," admitted, &, before the Mayor, John de Wangrave, William de Leire, John de Wyndesore, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain-20s.

Douegate, Ru's de la Pole.

Wednesday the eve of the Ascension [28 May.], Richard de la Pole de Edelmetone, vintner, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-1 mark.

Hugo de Playstede.

Thursday before Pentecost [7 June], Hugh de Playstede, valet of the Earl of Gloucester, admitted before the Mayor and Aldermen at the instance of the said Earl, who sent his messenger, Thomas Springehuse-1 mark.

Bradestrete, Johannes de Eltesle.

Saturday before the Feast of St. John Bapt [24 June], John de Eltesle, wine merchant, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Sir John de Crombewell-22s. 6d.

Radulphus fil' Walteri Fox.

Monday before the Feast of St. John Bapt [24 June], Ralph, son of Walter Fox de Malteby, mercer, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wengrave, Richard de Gloucestre, Henry de Gloucestre, Richard de Willenhale, John de Wyndesors, William de Leire, and John de Gisorce, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Sir William de Bristoue, & Gives nothing.

Ricardus de Ely, pesshoner.

Tuesday the eve of St. John Bapt [24 June], Richard de Ely, "pesshoner," admitted before the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, Alderman, and the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Bradestrete, Simon de Filby.

The same day, Simon de Filby, wine merchant, admitted, & -22s. 6d.

Bassieshawe, Robertus de Birton'.

Saturday after the Feast of Nativity of St. John Bapt. [24 June], Robert de Birton', late apprentice of John de Roystone, "ceinturer," admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, inasmuch as it was found in the paper of apprentices in the Ward of Colemanstrete, anno 27 Edward I, that the aforesaid Robert was enrolled, and because he did not make his exit immediately after his apprenticeship, he gives to the Commonalty half a mark.

Folio xx.

Cordewanerstrete, Robertus de Polmontre.

Sunday before the Feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr [7 July], 3 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], Robert de Polmontre, hosier (caligarius), admitted, &, before Sir Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Richard de Gloucestre, William de Leyre, and John de Gisorce, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of William de Halwelle, Marshal of the King's Hall (aula), & -1 mark.

Billyngesgate, Ricardus le Mitere.

Wednesday the Feast of Translation of St. Swithin [15 July], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], Richard le Miter, baker, admitted, &, before Sir Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone and other Aldermen [not named], Richard Potrel then being Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Crepelgate, Nicholaus de Hestone.

Tuesday after the Feast of Translation of St. Benedict [11 July], Nicholas de Hestone, currier, admitted, &, before Sirs Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wyndesore, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and the aforesaid Chamberlain-10s.

Candelwil, Will's Fyniel.

The same day, William Fyniel de Wyndesore, sword-smith (gladiarius), admitted, &-10s.

"Vinetria," Thom' de Barewe.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen [22 July], Thomas de Barewe, vintner, residing with William de Bodele, admitted, &, before John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-20s.

Crepelgate, Jordan le Peyntur.

Friday the eve of St. James [25 July], Jordan le Peyntur de Canterbury admitted, &, before John de Wengrave, William Trente, John de Wyndesore, Nicholas de Farndone, Aldermen, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain-half a mark.

Farndone, Will's Aleyn de Waltham.

The following Monday, William Aleyn de Waltham, "cordewaner," admitted, &, before Sir Nicholas Picot, Alderman, and the aforesaid Chamberlain-1 mark.

Walter us de Elnestowe.

Friday before the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.], Walter de Elnestowe, merchant, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesores, William Trente, William Servat, John [de] Gysorz, [and] Nicholas Picot, Aldermen Gives nothing because admitted at the instance of John de Pelham, the King's avener (fn. 10) (avenarius).

Farndone, Galfridus Giffard.

Wednesday after the same Feast, Geoffrey Giffard, poulterer, admitted before the Mayor, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain- 15s. 10d.

Folios xv b.

Bradestrete, Will' de Wrotham.

Thursday before the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], William de Wrotham, baker, who stood with John le Clerk de Donmawe, baker, admitted, &, in the presence of William de Leire, Alderman, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Pontis, Johannes de Warle.

The following day, John de Warle, brother of Sir "Ingelram" de Warle, admitted, &, in the presence of Sirs Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wangrave, Richer de Refham, John de Wyndlesore, William de Combemartyn, and Henry de Gloucestre, Aldermen, and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain And at the instance of the said Sir "Ingelram," he pays nothing for the freedom, &c.

Billinggesgate, Johannes de Chestretone.

Wednesday after the Feast of St. Laurence [10 Aug.], John de Chestretone, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Douegate, Johannes de Sterneberewe.

Friday the eve of the Assumption B.M. [15 Aug.], John Sterneberewe, of Alemain, admitted, &, before Sirs Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wyndesore, Simon de Paris, and John de Lyncoln, Aldermen, and Richard Poterel He gives nothing for the freedom because admitted at the instance of Sir John de Sandale, the Treasurer of the lord the King, &c.

Douegate, Johannes de Wynton'.

The following Monday, John de Wynchester, "plommer," admitted before John de Wyndesore, Alderman, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-13s. 4d.

Douegate.

The following Tuesday, John de Bramptone, co Suffolk, taverner, admitted before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Fori, Johannes de Codyngtone.

The same day, John de Codyngtone, taverner, late apprentice of John le Chaumberleyn, admitted, &, before Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, inasmuch as it was found by a certain acquittance sealed with the seal of the said John le Chaumberleyn, which the aforesaid John de Codyngtone here proffered, that the said John le Chaumberleyn had granted the said apprentice a general release To the Commonalty 10s. because not previously enrolled.

Summa summarum, £xxvj xij s vj d.

Folio xvi.

Casti Baynard', Thurstanus de Henele.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], Thurstan de Henele, cornmonger, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of Sir John de Everdone, Baron of the Exchequer Therefore he gives nothing.

Ripa Regine, I hom' Montageu.

Monday after the Feast of the Decollation of St. John [29 Aug.], Thomas Mountagu, fishmonger, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Forum, Johannes [sic] de Oxon'.

Saturday before the Feast of the Exaltation of Holy Cross [14 Sept.], Nicholas de Oxford, cook, admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Aldresgate, Will's I ewys.

Friday after the same Feast, William Lewys de Oxford, cordwainer, admitted, &, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain-9s. 2d.

Douegate, Rolandus de Coloygne.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], Roland de Coloyne admitted, &, before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, Richard de Gloucestre, William Servat [Aldermen], and Richard Poterel, the Chamberlain at the instance of Dame Margery de Basynge And the said Roland found sureties for keeping the Commonalty of the City harmless, viz., the aforesaid Dame Margery and Reginald her son Gives nothing.

Cordwaner strete, Johannes de Oxlee.

Friday after the Feast of the Exaltation of Holy Cross [14 Sept.], John de Oxleye, nephew of John de la Chaumbre, clerk, (fn. 11) admitted, &, before T[homas] Rom[ayn], the Mayor, J[ohn] de Wengrave, Nicholas de Farndone, W[illiam] de Leire, John de Wyndesore, William Servat, Richard de Gloucestre, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of the aforesaid John de la Chaumbre And therefore gives nothing.

Pontis, Johannes I yon.

Saturday before the Feast of St. Matthew, Ap [21 Sept.], John Lyon, "forbishour," admitted, &, before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, John de Lincoln, and William Trente, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Folio xvi b.

Alegate, Johannes de Schadeworth.

Monday the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310], John de Schadeworth, clerk, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, William de Leyre, William Servad, Nicholas Pykot, William Cosyn, Thomas Sely, Simon Bolet, John de Lincoln, Nigel Drury, Simon de Paris, William Trente, Aldermen, Peter de Blakeneye and Simon de Corp, Sheriffs And it was granted to the said John by the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen that he should have of the Chamber of the City each year 40s., to be received at Michaelmas and Easter, for life, &c.

Cordewanerstrete, Walterus de Frogwell.

Wednesday the morrow of St. Michael [29 Sept.], Walter de Frogwelle admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen at the instance of the said Mayor And he gives nothing.

Fori, Elyas de Wodebern.

The following day, Elyas de Wodebern, tailor, admitted, &, before the Mayor, Aldermen, and Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Ricardus le Freynshe.

Tuesday in the octave of St. Michael [29 Sept.], Richard le Freynshe, "bokeler," admitted before T[homas] Romayn, the Mayor, John de Wyndesore and John de Lincoln, Aldermen- 15s. 10d.

Folio xvii.

Cordewaner strete, Ricardus de Braynford.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Edward, K [13 Oct.], Richard de Braynford, clerk to Sir Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, admitted, &, before the Aldermen and Richard Potrel, the Chamberlain, at the instance of the said Mayor And so gives nothing.

Johannes le Keu.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Luke [18 Oct.], John le Keu, cobbler (sutor), admitted, &, before R[ichard] Potrel, the Chamberlain-1 mark.

Johannes le Forester.

The same day, John le Forester, cobbler, admitted, &- 1 mark.

Bredstrete, Alanus de Ely.

The following day, Alan de Ely, fishmonger, late apprentice of Adam de Ely, admitted, & And because he was not previously enrolled he gives to the Commonalty 15s. 10d.

Farndone, Thomas Godechepe.

Tuesday the morrow of Souls [2 Nov.], Thomas Godechep, valet of Sir Henry de Lascy, Earl of Lincoln, admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, John de Wengrave, John de Wyndesore, William Servat, Aldermen, at the instance of the aforesaid Earl, & And he gives 2s. 6d and no more at the instance of the aforesaid Earl.

Summa summarum, £vj xiiij s ij d.

Folio xvii b.

Redemptions of freedom, 4 Edward II., temp Luke de Haveryng, Chamberlain.

Be it remembered that Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, by the assent and ordinance of the Mayor and Aldermen, were joined with Luke de Haveryng, the Chamberlain, for receiving and determining fines from foreign residents and merchants in the City who are not freemen.

Farndone, Ricardus le Lacer.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], Richard le Lacer admitted, &, before John de Wengrave, William de Leire, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen, Luke de Haveryng being then Chamberlain (fn. 12) Gives for the freedom 2 marks.

Douegate, Johannes de Haveryng.

Monday the eve of the Purification [2 Feb.], John de Haveryng, late valet of Luke de Haveryng the Chamberlain, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Furns de Grenewyh.

The same day, Alexander de Grenewych, "cordewaner," admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, J[ohn] de Wengrave, William de Leire, Aldermen, and Luke de Haveryng, the Chamberlain-22s. 6d.

Walebroke, Willelmus le Treyer.

Wednesday the morrow of the Purification [2 Feb.], William le Treyer admitted, &, before T[homas] Romayn, William de Leire, and Henry de Durham, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Ripa Regine, Johannes de Mildenhale.

The same day, John de Mildenhale, the King's farrier (marescallus equorum domini Regis), admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, Thomas Romayn, William de Leire, Nicholas Picot, William de [sic] Servat, John de Lyncoln, Henry de Durham, and Nicholas Picot [sic], Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, at the instance of the King by testimony of the said Mayor He therefore pays nothing.

Douegate, Alex' de Waletone.

The same day, Alexander de Waletone admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, Thomas Romayn, William Servad, Simon de Paris, and John de Lyncoln, Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, at the instance of Richer de Refham, the Mayor-2s. 6d.

Langbourne, Willelmus Puard.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Blaise [3 Feb.], William Pikard, baker, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, Henry de Durham, William de Leire, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen -2 marks.

Folio xviii.

Ricardus Hayne.

Thursday after the Feast of St. Blaise [3 Feb.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], Richard Hayne, baker, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, the Mayor, (fn. 13) Henry de "Durem" and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Johannes Cosyn, pistor.

Friday after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], John Cosyn, baker, admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen-2 marks.

Laur' Smart.

The same day, Laurence Smart, baker, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, Simon Bolet, John de Lincoln, and Thomas Seely, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Galfridus de Aldenham.

The same day, Geoffrey de Aldenham, goldbeater (orbatour), admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Willelmus de Tolouse.

The same day, William de Tholouse, the King's horse-dealer (mercator equorum domini Regis) admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, William de Leire, Nicholas Pikot, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain, at the instance of the King by letter addressed to the Mayor And he gives for enrolment 22s. 6d And the aforesaid Richer de Refham, John de Lincoln, and Henry de Durham became sureties for the said William keeping the Commonalty of the City harmless this side the sea and beyond, &c.

Johannes de Lodesworth.

The same day, John de Lodesworth, carpenter, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-10s.

Walterus le Gardiner, fruyter.

Saturday after the Purification [2 Feb.], Walter le Gardyner, "fruyter," admitted, &, before John de Wengrave and William de Leire, Aldermen, and Richard Potrel [sic], the Chamberlain -22s. 6d.

Ricardus de Arderne.

The same day, Richard de Arderne, baker, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Willelmus atte Cruche.

The same day, William atte Cruche, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen Gives 10s. and no more quia pauper.

Willelmus de Arderne.

The same day, William de Arderne, baker, admitted, &, before the same-12s. 6d.

Joh'es in the Lane.

The same day, John "in the lane," baker, admitted, &, before the same-2 marks.

Folio xviii b.

Ripa Regine, Heni' fil' Anletilli.

Saturday after the Feast of the Purification [2 Feb.], 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], Henry, son of Anketyll de Stoni stratford, clerk, admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, Thomas Romayn, John de Wengrave, William Servat, William de Coumbemartyn, Nicholas Picot, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, at the instance of John de Lincoln, Alderman And therefore he gives nothing but 2s. 6d pro feodo.

Creplegate, Ad' de Hallingebell.

The same day, Adam de Hallyngbery, "batour," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-10s.

Johannes Chese.

Wednesday after the octave of the Purification [2 Feb.], John Chese de Farnham, tanner, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen-20s.

Ricardus de Dorkyng, pistor.

10 Feb, Richard de Dorkyng, baker, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Stephanus de Honylane.

The same day, Stephen de Honylane, taverner, admitted, &, before the same-22s. 6d.

Ricardus de Sovenok.

The same day, Richard de Sovenok, baker, admitted, &, before the same-22s. 6d.

Rogerus le Rede.

The same day, Roger le Reede, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-1 mark.

Simon de Benstede.

The same day, Symon de Benstede admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, William de Leire, Henry de Durham Nicholas Pikot, Simon de Paris, John de Lincoln, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Luke de Haveryng, the Chamberlain, at the instance of John de Wengrave aforesaid And he gives for his exit 2s. 6d and no more because he stood well in the City for the past thirty years and long undertook the burdens of the City, &c.

Johannes de Bledelowe.

The same day, John de Bledelowe, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Robertus le Ryder.

11 Feb, Robert le Ryder, "cossour," admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, John de Wengrave, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Henr' de Gildeford.

The same day, Henry de Gyldeford, baker, admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

The same day came Alexander de Derby, "coureour," before the aforesaid Mayor and Aldermen, and made fine for that, contrary to the liberty of the City and his oath, he stays without the City, &, and asks a day until the Feast of Easter next for coming and residing in the City of London, and therefore gives 4s.

Folio xix.

Nicholaus le Rede.

12 Feb, 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], Nicholas le Red, baker, admitted, &, before Henry de Durham and Simon Bolet, Aldermen And he is entered in the 'Red Book of Memoranda' (fn. 14) And he gives to the Commonalty for the freedom 1 mark.

Willelmus de Malverne.

The same day, William de Malverne, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Willelmus le Keu.

The same day, William le Keu, baker, admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Hugo de Pikeringe.

The same day, Hugh de Pikerynge, baker, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Johannes Bogays.

The same day, John Bogays, baker, admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Radulphus Arwe.

13 Feb, Ralph Arwe, baker, admitted, &, before Nicholas Picot, Nigel Drury, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Willelmus de Nottele.

The same day, William de Nottele, carpenter, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen And he gives for his ingress 22s. 6d.

Johannes de Tukesbery.

13 Feb, John de Tukesbery, baker, admitted, &, before Nicholas de Farndone, Thomas Romayn, Henry de "Durem," Simon de Paris, and Nicholas Picot, Aldermen-12s. 6d.

Robertus de Norwyco.

The same day, Robert de Norwych, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Johannes Mounde.

The same day, John Mounde, baker, admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Ricardus Thomas.

The same day, Richard Thomas de Hodesdone admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-2 marks.

Willelmus de Alegate.

The same day, William de Alegate, "braceour," admitted, &, before the same He gives to the Commonalty 8s. and no more quia pauper.

Johannes de Novo Castro.

The same day, John de Newcastle, "peleter,' admitted, &, before the same-12s.

Reginald' de Hondesdone.

The same day, Reginald de Hondesdone, baker, admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Ric's de Sc'o Albano.

The same day, Richard de St. Alban, baker, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Rog's de Horsham.

The same day, Roger de Horsham admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Folio xix b.

Joh'es de Edelmetone.

13 Feb, 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], John de Edelmetone, baker, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, William de Leire, Henry de Durham, Nicholas Picot, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-12s.

Thomas de Tilteye.

The same day, Thomas de Tilteye, baker, admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Johannes Malkyn.

The same day, John Malkyn, mercer, son of John Malkyn of Norwych, admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor, William de Leire, Thomas Rom[ayn], Nicholas de Farndone, Henry de Dureme, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen -22s. 6d.

Aldresgate, Ricardus le Forester.

Friday after the Feast of St. Valentine [14 Feb.], Richard le Forester, baker, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Simon Bolet, and Thomas Seely, Aldermen-20s.

Farndone, Willelmus de Fondenale.

The same day, William de Fondenhale, "chapeler," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Thomas de Patemere.

The same day, Thomas de Patemere, baker, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-1 mark.

Nicholaus de Hodesdone.

The following day, Nicholas de Hodesdone, baker, admitted, &, before Thomas Romayn, John de Wengrave, Simon Bolet, and William de Leire, Aldermen-10s.

Willelmus de Syvelesho.

Tuesday in the Feast of Carniprivium, William de Syvelesho, "chaucer," admitted, &, before William de Leire, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen, and Luke de Haverynge, the Chamberlain-40s.

Candelwil strete, Joh'es Donne, pistor.

The same day, John Donne, baker, admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Farndone, Johannes le Little.

Wednesday the Feast of St. Matthias, Ap [24 Feb.], John le Little, "chapeler," admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, Simon de Paris, and Simon Bolet, Aldermen-1 mark.

Johannes de Badde burgham.

The same day, John de Baddeburgham, "chapeler," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-1 mark.

Rogerus de Presthope.

The same day, Roger de Presthope admitted before the Mayor and Aldermen To the Commonalty 1 mark and no more, at the instance of Sir John de Foxle, Baron of the Exchequer.

Willelmus de Welleford.

The same day, William de Welleford, "chaucer," admitted, &, before Richer de Refham, the Mayor To the Commonalty 1 mark and no more, at the instance of Sir John de Sandale.

Folio xx.

Ricardus clerius de Sutton.

Thursday the morrow of St. Matthew, (fn. 15) Ap, 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], Richard Clerk de Sutton admitted, &, before Henry de Durham, William de Leire, and Nicholas de Farndone, Aldermen-20s.

Robertus de Andovre.

The same day, Robert de Andovre, baker, admitted, &, before the same-20s.

Walterus atte Watre.

The same day, Walter atte Watre de Bradestede de co Kent admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Thomas Poyntel, coureour.

The same day, Thomas Poyntel, "coureour," admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Will's fil' Henr Galfridi de Onele.

The same day, William, son of Henry Geoffrey de Onele, "chaucer," admitted, &, before the same-1 mark.

Ricardus de Dokesworth.

Friday after the Feast of St. Matthias, Ap [24 Feb.], Richard de Dokesworth, ironmonger, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Willelmus de Rokeneye.

The same day, William de Rokeneye, "chapeler," admitted, &, before the same-10s.

Ricardus de Woborne.

Tuesday after the Feast of St. Matthias, Ap [24 Feb.], Richard de Woborne, hosier, admitted, &, before William de Leire, Henry de "Durem," and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-1 mark.

Ricardus de Gloucestre.

The same day, Richard de Gloucestre, "seler," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen-10s.

Laur' de Cheyam.

The same day, Laurence de Cheyham, "ceynturer," admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-half a mark.

Gerardus le Ceynturer.

The following Wednesday, Gerard le Ceynturer admitted before Henry de Durham, William de Leire, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Johannes de Andovre.

The same day, John de Andovre, baker, admitted, &, before the same-20s.

Johannes de Wedone.

The same day, John de Wedone, brewer, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor and Chamberlain [sic]-22s. 6d.

Ricardus de Herlawe.

4 March, Richard de Herlawe, "boucher," admitted, &, before John de Wengrave, William de Leire, Simon de Paris, Aldermen, and Luke de Haveryng, the Chamberlain-15s. 10d.

Will's de Ely, pessoner.

The same day, William de Ely, "pesshoner," admitted before the aforesaid Aldermen-15s. 10d.

Folio xx b.

Willelmus de Coumbe.

4 March, 4 Edward II. [A. D. 1310-11], William de Coumbe, "shereman," admitted, &, before John de Wengrave, William de Leire, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-22s. 6d.

Josceus de Norh't.

The same day, Joce de Norhampton (?), "herbergeour," (fn. 16) admitted, &, before the same-40s. And the said Joce found sureties for keeping the Commonalty of the City harmless this side of the sea and beyond.

Johannes de Raceburgh.

The same day, John de Raceburgh, merchant, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Mayor [sic] and Aldermen And the said John found sureties to keep the City harmless this side of the sea and beyond, viz., Roger de Rokesle, junior, Thomas de Kent, tailor, and Nicholas de Redyng, cordwainer-10s.

Petrus Elyon.

The same day, Peter Helyon de Sabrichesworth (fn. 17) admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-10s.

Willelmus de Creye.

7 March, William de Creye, butcher, admitted, &, before John de Wengrave, Henry de Durham, and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-1 mark.

Robertus de Wylesberwe.

10 March, Robert de Wilesberwe, taverner, admitted, &, before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen- 1 mark.

Willelmus Boydyn.

The same day, William Boydyn, tailor, admitted, &, before the aforesaid Aldermen-half a mark.

Willelmus Pecok.

The same day, William Pecok, "coureour," admitted, &, before the same-10s.

The same day, John Gladewyn, "seler," admitted, &, before the same-15s. 10d.

Johanne' le Bluna.

11 March, John le Blund, called "Overmode," "stokfisshmongere," admitted, &, before Henry de Durham and Simon de Paris, Aldermen-20s.

Willelmus Sterre.

13 March, William Sterre, "ceynturer," admitted, &, before the same-half a mark.

Footnotes

1 Upholder, upholsterer, or under taker, i e, one who up holds or under takes to "furnish" either your house or funeral.
2 By virtue of his being the King's Butler, he also filled the office of City Coroner See 'Cal. Letter Book C,' p 116.
3 Then "Common Clerk" or, as we should say, Town Clerk of the City.
4 Brewer.
5 Baker.
6 Perhaps a dauber.
7 Somerleyton, co Suffolk.
8 Gilmorton, co. Leices.
9 Cf infra (fo xxvi), "Bowvere lanarum" and "Bowiere de lana" The editor of the 'Memorials (Intro duction, p xxii, note 2) suggests that the trade was that of a maker of "cradilbowes" (whatever they may be), to which he gives a reference in Letter Book F (fo ccxxii b) Un fortunately, the word he reads as "cradilbowes" is "cradilboudes" or "cradilbondes" Doubtless Simon de Chesthonte, like Roger de Keleseye, Walter atte Frythe, and others, whom we meet with later on, was occupied with one of the numerous processes of woollen cloth manufacture, although which particular one it is difficult to say.
10 Purveyor of oats.
11 John, Clerk of the Chamber of the Guildhall, otherwise John de Camera.
12 He appears to have succeeded Richard Potrel in this office in November, 1310 See 'Cal. LetterBook B,' p 15.
13 A mistake, as Richer de Refham had succeeded Thomas Romayn in the Mayoralty in the preceding Octo ber Vide supra, p 16.
14 Letter Book D was known by this title Its present binding is one of red leather See Introd, 'Cal Letter Book A,' p ii.
15 The scribe's error for St. Matthias [24 Feb.].
16 One who keeps a lodging Officers who preceded the Sovereign or other men of dignity to take lodgings for their retinue were styled "herber gers,' whence our word harbinger, or forerunner See Glossary, 'Liber Cust,' s v 'Herbergage'.
17 Sawbridgeworth, co Herts.


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