Folios cxxi - cxxx
July 1346 -

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'Folios cxxi - cxxx: July 1346 -', Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: F: 1337-1352 (1904), pp. 143-156. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=33540 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Folio cxxi'

The names of those elected by the best and wisest men of every Ward of the City to well and truly assess the inhabitants of each Ward having goods and chattels of the value of £10, and those having more, each according to his substance, for 3,000 marks, which the Mayor and Aldermen, temp. Richard Lacer, Mayor, anno 20 Edward III., agreed to raise for the King, partly as a gift and partly a loan:-

On the East Side.

Aldermen:-William de Brikelesworth, John de Northhalle.

Tower: Henry Wymond, Andrew Turk, Geoffrey de Wynterton.

Langebourne: John de Bromholme, Roger de Wedone.

Bisshopesgate: John Pycot, Nicholas Punge.

Algate: Simon Caperon, William de Wymondeswold.

Cornhull: John de Brendewode, John Levelife.

Candelwyk: Thomas de Wynton', Geoffrey le Botiller.

Douegate: William de Wygorn', Thomas Potyn.

Bradestrete: Richard de Stondone, John de Herewardestoke.

Walbroke: John de Bedeford, Nicholas Hotot, John Doxenford.

Billyngesgate: John Youn, Robert Pykeman.

Bridge: John de Croydone, Ralph de Lenne, Walter de Mordone.

Portsokne: Peter de Westone, Robert Andreu.

Lymestrete: Richard Walram, Ralph de Mixebury.

On the West Side.

Farndone Within: Robert de Shordiche, Andrew de Seccheford.

Farringdon Without: Reginald de Thorpe, Thomas Giles.

Crepelgate: Simon de Worsted, Robert de Haryngeye, Adam de Walpole.

Cordewanerstrete: John de Kelingworth, Simon Rote, Richard de Totyngtone, Nicholas de Elsynge.

Chepe: Thomas de Waldene, Nicholas le Girdeler, Roger de Caumpes, John Blaunche.

Queenhithe: William de Neuport, William Kere.

Vintry: John de Stodeye, John de Cressingham.

Castle Baynard: John Tornegold, Henry Brenge.

Colmanstrete: John de Hatfeld, William atte Welde.

Bassieshawe: John de Dallynge, Roger Pycot.

Aldresgate: John atte Barnette, Thomas de Cauntebrege.

Bredestrete: Nicholas Madefrey, John de Walpole.

Names of those Assessed. (fn. 1)

Folio cxxi b.

Folio cxxii.

Folio cxxii b.

Folio cxxiii.

Simon Fraunceys, William de Caustone, Andrew Aubrey, John Hamond, Richard de Rothinge, Henry Darci, Thomas Legy, John de Caustone, William de Thorneye, John Syward, John Rokele, John de Mockynge, Walter Neel, Richard de Berkynge, Bartholomew Deumars, Walter de Mordone, Geoffrey de Wychingham, William de Briklesworth, John de Northhalle, William de Poumfreyt, Walter Turk, Richard Lacer, Bartholomew Chymeu, Thomas de Cavendisshe, Adam de St. Alban, Roger de Ashwode, Adam Fraunceys, Thomas de Brandone, Richard de Kyselingbery, Thomas de Holebeche, Walter de Chiritone, Simon Dolsely, Alan Gille, William de Cave, John Husebond, Adam Brabason, Henry Pycard, John Galeys, Richard Deumars, John Lovekyn, John Dastewyk, Nicholas de Caustone, Jordan de Elsynge, Simon de Brunne, William Clapitus, William Haunsard, William Box, John Anketill, Reginald de Conduit, John de Wesenham, Hugh de Brandone, William de Hanhampsted, John de Godestone, Richard Smelt, Richard Chaucer, Thomas Broun, James Andreu, Bartholomew Deumars, junior, John Pecche, John de Colewell, Henry atte Rothe, Gore Lombard, John Notte, Giles Spenser, Janyn Spicer, Roger Carpenter, Robert de Manhale, Ralph de Cauntebrege, John de Gloucestre, John de Gildesburgh, Adam Aspal, Richard le Long, Gilbert de Steyndrope, John Peyntour, Richard de Lamhethe, Adam Pykeman, Gilbert Palmere, Arnald de Lenne, Thomas de Holdene, John Bretyn, John de Westone, Nicholas le Blake, Simon de Berkynge, William de Elsinge, Richard de Basyngestoke, Roger de Frowyk, John Makenheved, Thomas de Morle, John de Henlee, Simon de Brunnesford, Henry Fannere, Gilot de Loundres, John de Toppesfeld, John Moy, William de Gloucestre, John, son of Thomas de Cavendisshe, Richard Kyng, Simon atte Gate, Robert de Huntyngdon, John de Bristoll, Walter de Harewedone, Robert Mareschal, goldsmith, John Bokebyndere, John Odyern, John Bonet, Hamo le Barber, Roger Madour, William de Tudenham, Richard Double, John de Londenstone, Hugh de Portesmouthe, John de Depham, Adam Lucas, Richard Bacon, William Bled, William Turk, Henry Sterre Anesty [sic], William le Hore, pessoner, William de Staneford, Adam de Bery, John de Berkynge, John de Abyndone, Edmund de Hemenhale, Simon de Gartone, Gilbert Curteys, Walter Potyn, Stephen Palmere, Roger Hotoft, Walter Bonet, Peter Daubeneye, Walter de Lincoln, Thomas de Oxon' "cok," John Chaundeler atte Stockes, William de Derby, Richard de Wycombe, Elyas Musshe, Robert de Haselingfeld, Robert le Roo, John Bole, "peleter," Richard Riffyn, William de Grantesdene, mercer, Nicholas atte Mersshe, John de Coggeshale, Richard le Rous, Walter de Bamptone, John Broun, "poleter," John de Romeneye, "pottere," William de Grubbelane, John Deynes, Henry de Ware, John de Berkyng de Colmanstrete, William de Bramptone, John Underwode, John Pyel, Geoffrey Manner, John Martyn, Walter atte Conduyt, William Heyron, John de Craustoke, John de Slappelee, Thomas Sterre, William Pentrie, John Pentrie, Richard Saleman, John de Wyrcestre, John Kyng, "peyntour," John de Hyntone, John Ewayn, John Somer, draper, Richard de Claverynge, Laurence de Braughynge, Henry Cros, Ralph de Halsted, Thomas atte Vine, Walter de Maundeville and his brother, William Knight, John Geffrey, Sayer Scof, Robert Gregori, Thomas Chaumpyon, Walter Paterlyng, John de Ryvenhale, James le Sherman, Walter de Lyndewode, Thomas de Swanlond, Nicholas de Swanlond, John de Beseville, Thomas atte Rededore, William Sporoun, Robert de Wyke, James de Thame, Robert de Bredone, Roger de Wenlok, Walter Musehacche, John Swyft, John atte Belle de Fletestrete, John Porter de Smethefeld, John de Kyselyngbery, Nicholas de Bedyngtone, Richard de Elsynge, Thomas de Norhamptone, Thomas de Burtone, John Lacer, John de Totenham, chaundeler, William Payn, John de Hyngestone, Nicholas de Bartone, Simon Seman, Stephen de Staneford, John de Triple, William de Bernes, Robert le Hornere, William Brangweyn, Richard de Mallynge, Henry atte Strete, John Fynche, John Vivent, Thomas Sharnebroke, Ralph Beauflour, John Monqoy, John Clerk, "blader," John de Actone, John de Podenhale, William de Kent, 'tannere," John de Chichestre, William de Hoo, John Smert, William de Rameseye, Philip Dykeman, William de Cheyham, John de Ware, Peter de Blithe, "pottere," William Dykeman, Geoffrey de Ware, Robert de Guldeford, John de Kyngestone, William de Aungre, John de Tiffeld, John de Refham, fishmonger, Roger le Peautrer, Goscelin de Clive, Robert le Ropere, Henry Sterre de Halybourne, Richard de Evere, William Doget, Simon de Mordone, John le Neve, Simon Lespicer, Simon de Pulham, Robert de Clapwelle, John de Merwe, Robert de St. John, Thomas de Prestone, Thomas de Welleford, junior, William de Nottelee, Richard de Carletone, Robert Makeseye, Walter Page, Robert de Hatfeld, John Malewayn, Robert Swote, Robert de Thorneye, John Lambyn, Adam atte Pole, William de Rothinge, Roger Chaundeler, John Brewere of Bridge Ward, Thomas atte Wyche, Stephen Lucas, William Double, Thomas Aleyn, William Albon, "whittawyere," John de Pastone, John Russel, girdler, John Wygod, William Aylleward, John de Berkynge, senior, Hugh de St. Neot, William de Grantham, John Petit, Antonin Citron, Thomas Canon, William de Holbeche, John Rous, "pessoner," Richard de Lincoln, Roger de Ely, William Palmere, tapicer, Richard Merk, Robert de Stratford, Henry de Boseworthe, William de Pertenhale, Robert de Wodehous, William de Hodesdone, "bocher," Robert Turnour, John Halyday de Bedeford, John Chaundeler de Grascherche, Andrew Cros, Hereman Skippere, Richard de Prestone, Thomas Meel, "hattere," Geoffrey de Everdone, Agnes Lucas, Alice de Brandone, Isabella de Somersham, Matilda Aleyns, Alice de Hakeneye, Matilda atte Vine, Gilbert le Mirourer, Simon de Hestone, Peter Cheke, "peleter," Giles de Flore, draper, John de Gartone, Robert de Hannewod, Thomas Frylond and Nicholas his partner, John Devenisshe, "peleter," William de Ware, "peleter," Nicholas Corp, Henry Wymond, Geoffrey de Wyntertone, Andrew Turk, John de Bromholm, Nicholas Punge, John de Brendewod, John Levelife, Thomas de Wyncestre, Geoffrey Botiller, John de Herewardestoke, Richard de Staundone, William de Wyrcestre, Thomas Potyn, John de Bedeford, Nicholas Hotoft, John de Oxon', John de Croydone, Ralph de Lenne, Peter de Westone, Robert de Shordiche, Andrew de Seccheford, Reginald de Thorpe, Simon de Worsted, Robert de Haryngeye, Adam de Walpole, John de Kelyngworth, Simon Rote, Richard de Totyngtone, Nicholas de Elsinge, Thomas de Waldene, Nicholas le Gurdelere, Roger de Caumpes, John Blaunche, William de Neuport, William Kere, John Stodeye, John de Cressingham, John Tornegold, Henry Brenge, John de Hatfeld, William atte Welde, John de Dallynge, Roger Pycot, Nicholas Madefrey, John de Walpole, John Youn, Richard de Heydone, "whittawyere," Peter Chate, Lombard, Richard atte Valeye, draper, and his partners, Richard Forester, "diegher," William de Breyntone and his partners, Richard le Yong, spicer of Walbrook, John de Thame, Thomas de Leveryngtone, "felmonger," Richard de Gloucestre, "glovere," Stephen atte Holte, Thomas de Farnham.

Sum total, £3,000 8s.

Names of those whose assessments were increased (fn. 2) and of those previously omitted and now assessed by order of the King's writ.

Tower: William de Briklesworth, Henry Wymond, and Geoffrey de Wyntertone.

Billingesgate: Robert Pykeman, Thomas de Ware, and Henry Graspays.

Bridge: John de Croydone and William de Mordone.

Douegate: William de Wyrcestre, John de York, vintner, and William Swyft.

Walbroke: John de Bedeford and Nicholas Hotot.

Alegate:
Portsokne:
No increase.

Bisshopesgate: Nicholas Punge and John Pycot.

Candelwykestrete: William Lyndraper.

Bradestrete: John Herewardestoke, Richard de Stondone, and Roger Osekyne.

Cornhull:
Langebourne:
Lymestrete:
No increase.

On the West.

Farndone Without: Reginald de Thorpe, Thomas Gyles, John Broun, Robert de Asshe, William de Waltham, Thomas de Banham, Nicholas le Sporiere, William de Toppesfeld, William le Palmere, William le Hornere, John de Blakwelle, Richard le Clerk.

Folio cxxiii b.

Farndone Within: Robert de Shordiche, Andrew de Seccheford, Stephen le Mazerer, John Russel, Thomas Frisbek, William de Hodesdone, Adam Broun, John Grene, John Manypeny, Thomas Plomer, Stephen Plomer, Robert le Gardiner, Richard de Arderne.

Crepelgate Within and Without: Simon de Worstede, Robert de Harengeye, Adam de Walpole.

Chepe: Thomas de Waldene, Roger de Caumpes.

Cordewanerstrete: John de Kelyngworth, Simon Rote, Richard de Totyngtone, Nicholas de Elsinge.

Colmanstrete: John de Hatfeld, William atte Welde, Thomas Pykeman.

Queenhithe: William de Neuport, William Kere.

Bredstrete: John de Walpole.

Aldresgate: John atte Barnette.

Bassieshawe: John de Dallynge, Roger Pycot.

Castle [Baynard]:
Vintry:
No increase.

Sum total of increase, £160 3s. 4d.

Contributions by freemen of the City who do not reside therein, viz., by Sir William de la Pole, John Anketel, John Hamond, John Syward, William de Blakeneye de Norwych, John Stonhard, Simon de Bettesdene, skinner Peter de Guldeford, John le Garlekmongere de Norhamptone, John Pycard, Richard de Coventre de Berewyk, John Blaunchard de Norwych.

Sum total, £48.

Folio cxxiv.

Receipts of the aforesaid sum of 3,000 marks, temp. Richard Lacer, Mayor, anno 20 Edward III., appear by poll as follows, (fn. 3) viz.:-

Folio cxxiv b.

Folio cxxv.

Folio cxxv b.

Goscelin de Clive, Roger de Ely, Robert de Bredone, Laurence de Braughinge, Henry Cros, Richard de Lamhethe, Gilbert de Steyndrope, William de Rameseye, John de Pastone, William de Grubbelane, Peter Chat, Walter Maundeville and his brother, John Bonet, John Underwode, John Hamond, Andrew Aubrey, John de Caustone, Richard Double, Robert le Ropere, Richard de Evre, Simon Lespicer, John Vivent, John Broun, Nicholas Corpe, John Syward, John de Kyngestone, John Merewe, Isabella de Someresham, Peter Daubeney, Bartholomew Deumars, John de Romeneye, Thomas atte Vine, Sayer Scof, Henry atte Rothe, Richard Smelt, Ralph de Halstede, William Box, John Anketill, John Malewayn, Thomas Chaumpyon, Robert de Thorneye, Robert Swote, Stephen Lucas, Hugh de Portesmouthe, Simon Fraunceys, John Lambyn, James Sherman, William de Caustone, William de Pentrye, John Pentrie, Adam de St. Alban, Alan Gille, Roger Carpenter, William Aylleward, Walter de Mordone, Henry de Boseworth, Roger le Peautrer, Bartholomew Chymeu, Adam Fraunceys, Thomas de Brandone, Richard de Basingestoke, Richard de Berkynge, William le Hore, Gilbert Curteys, William de Thorneye, Richard Merk, Thomas Sterre, Roger de Astewode, Reginald de Conduit, Giles Spenser, Gilbert Palmere, John de Refham, Stephen Palmere, John de Ware, John Chaundeler atte Stockes, Thomas atte Rededore, John Rokele, John de Depham, John de Hyngestone, John de Totenham, "chaundeler," John Beseville, Roger Chaundeler, Geoffrey de Wychingham, Thomas atte Wyche, William de Hanhampstede, John de Mockynge, William de Grauntesdene, Janyn Spicer, John Bole, "peleter," Richard de Lyncoln, William de Wyrcestre, William de Grantham, Richard de Carletone, John Oxon', Adam de Bery, John Pecche, William Albon, Thomas de Farnham, Gilbert le Mirourer, Walter Musehacche, Robert de Guldeford, William Palmere, tapicer, Geoffrey de Everdone, John Swyfte, Thomas de Oxon', "coke," Thomas de Cavendisshe, Thomas de Wyncestre, Geoffrey Botiller, William de Aungre, Richard de Mallynge, John de Cavendisshe, John Blanche, Robert "Seint Johan," Thomas Potyn, Robert de Knapwelle, Thomas de Holebeche, Walter de Harewedone, Peter de Westone, John de Brendewode, Stephen atte Holte, Walter Page, John de Bedeford, Walter Neel, John Levelife, Richard Kynge, Simon atte Gate, William Turke, Walter Potyn, John de Kelyngworth, Henry Wymond, William Holebeche, John de Colewelle, Adam Brabasson, Gore Lombard, John de Coggeshale, Richard de Rothinge, Richard le Longe, John Bokbyndere, Richard de Kyselyngbery, Adam Aspal, Ralph de Lynne, Adam Pykeman, Nicholas Punge, Simon de Worstede, John de Croydone, Henry Brenge, John Russel, John Lovekyn, Richard Bacon, John Deynes, Robert de Manhale, James Andreu, John de Tiffeld, John de Podenhale, Walter Turk, Henry Sterre de Halybourne, Henry atte Strete, John Geffrey, John de Hatfeld, Roger Madour, William de Todenham, Roger de Caumpes, Hugh de St. Neot, Geoffrey de Ware, William Dykeman, William Heyron, Ralph de Cantebregge, Richard de Claverynge, Thomas de Waldene, Richard Ruthyn, John de Dallynge, Roger Pycot, John Youn, Roger de Frowyk, Robert de Shordiche, William de Mordone, Peter de Blithe, John Owayn, Walter atte Conduyt, William de Neuport, William Kere, William de Kent, "tannere," William de Pertenhale, William Palmere, John de Blakwelle, John de Northhalle, William de Cave, John de Herewardestoke, Walter de Bamptone, Richard de Staundone, Agnes Lucas, (fn. 4) Thomas Aleyn, John de Kyselyngbery, John de Godestone, John de Craustoke, Andrew de Seccheford, John Husebond, John Moy, Nicholas atte Mersshe, Henry le Fannere, John de Abyndone, Thomas Meel, Roger Osekyn, Henry de Ware, John de Westone, Thomas de Holdene, Thomas de Sharnebroke, John de Cressyngham, Richard de Totingtone, John Berkyng de Colemanstrete, William de Staneford, Simon Dolsely, John Notte, Thomas Canoun, Robert Mareschal, Elyas Musshe, Nicholas Madefrey, William Bernes, John Wygod, Hamo le Barber, Geoffrey de Wyntertone, Stephen de Staneford, William de Derby, John de Stodeye, Robert de Stratford, Simon de Hestone, Richard de Wycombe, Walter de Lincoln, Thomas de Norhamptone, Nicholas de Bedyngtone, Geoffrey Mauner, Nicholas de Caustone, John de Berkynge, senior, John de Walpole, Richard de Gloucestre, "glovere," Nicholas Hotot, Robert de Hannewode, Robert de Wyke, John de Rounhale, Reginald de Thorpe, Nicholas Blake, Hugh de Brandone, Adam Lucas, John de Gildesburgh, William Doget, Ralph Beauflour, Giles de Flore, Henry Darci, Richard Lacer, the Mayor, Nicholas de Elsinge, Robert Gregory, Adam atte Pole, Simon de Mordone, John le Brewere, Matilda Aleyns, John Odyern, John de Bromholme, Walter Paterlynge, William Knight, Matilda atte Vine, Robert de Huntyngdone, John Peyntour, William de Hodesdone, John Smart, John Somer, John de Houlee, John de Toppesfeld, Adam Broun, Thomas de Banham, Nicholas Gurdlere, Richard Deumars, Bartholomew Deumars, junior, John de Thame William de Hoo, Richard atte Valeye, John atte Belle de Fletestrete, Adam de Walpole, Simon Seman, Robert de Harengeye, Simon Rote, William Payn, William Sporoun, Thomas de Frisbek, James de Thame, Thomas Giles, Richard Chaucer, William de Brikelesworth, John Petit, Nicholas de Bartone, Henry Pycard, John Kynge, "peyntour," Walter de Chirytone, Arnald de Lenne, Stephen Plomer, John Makenheved, Thomas Plomer, Richard Yonge, Thomas de Swanlond, Nicholas de Swanlond, William Blod, John Fynche, Robert de Hatfeld, Roger Hotot, Robert Makeseye, John Devenisshe, Richard de Prestone, John de Bristolle, Robert de Haselingfeld, Richard de Alderne, John Clerk, "blader," John Tornegold, Stephen Mazerer, Robert Russell, William de Gloucestre, William Lyndraper, John de Slappelee, John le Neve, Hereman Skippere, Simon de Pulham, William de Bramptone, Thomas Frelond and Nicholas his brother, Simon de Berkynge, Robert le Roo, William Brangwayn, John de Actone, Thomas Broun, John Rous, John Lacer, Richard Saleman, William de Poumfreyt, Thomas Legy, John de Wesenham, John Chaundeler de Grascherche, William de Rothinge, Richard Forester, "dieghere," Robert Hornere, John Moncoy, Walter Bonet, Walter de Lyndewode, Simon de Brunnesford, William Haunsard, John Pycot, John de Gartone, Henry Sterre Anesty [sic], Thomas de Ware, Andrew Turk, John de Hyntone, Richard de Elsinge, John Halyday de Bedeford, John de Wyrcestre, Andrew Cros, Alice de Brandone, John de Londenstone, Simon de Brunne, John de Triple, William de Broyntone and his partner, Thomas de Pykenham, John Bretyn, John Dastewyk, John de York, vintner, William Blakeneye de Norwych, John Blaunchard of the same, Thomas de Burtone, William de Cheyham, John de Chichestre, Gilot de Loundres, Roger de Wenlok, Alice de Hakeneye, William Clapitus, Jordan de Elsinge, Richard Rous, William atte Welde, John Pyel.

Sum total received, £2,011 11s. 4d.

Folio cxxvi.

De custodia pueror' Thom' Baudry.

Friday after the Feast of St. Margaret [20 July], 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346], came Richard de Wyke, "draper," the husband of Elena, widow and executrix of Thomas Baudry, plumber (plombar'), before Richard Lacer, the Mayor, the Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, and acknowledged that he had the custody of John and Matilda, children of the said Thomas, and of their property, (fn. 5) for which he finds sureties, viz., Henry le Fannere, vintner, Thomas Broun, woolmonger, John de Ware, fishmonger, and John de Northburgh, draper.

Custod' Joh'is fil' Nich'i atte Mersshe.

Saturday after the Feast of the Exaltation of Holy Cross [14 Sept.], 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346], the guardianship of John, son of Nicholas atte Mersshe, late mercer, aged twelve years, committed by Richard Lacer, the Mayor, Roger de Depham, the Recorder, the Aldermen, and the Chamberlain, to John atte Mersshe, uncle of the aforesaid John. Sureties, viz., William de la Panetrie and Henry atte Mersshe, mercers.

Folio cxxvi b.

Ordinaciones Megucerior' dictor' Whittawyer'.

Ordinances made by the Megucers or "Whittawyers," with the assent of Richard Lacer, the Mayor, and the Aldermen. (fn. 6)

Folio cxxvii.

Acquittance by John, son of John de Worstede, late mercer, to Isabella, widow of Thomas de Worstede, and Simon de Worstede, brother and executor of the said Thomas, for money due to him under the will of the said Thomas, (fn. 7) and from Alice his own mother. Dated 8 Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Writ to the Sheriffs to make proclamation for the dispatch of men-at-arms (homines ad arma), armed men (armati), archers, and others to Sandwich by Sunday the 15th October to assist in the siege of Calais. Chargers (grossi equi) are to be left behind, as the force would be landed close to Calais. Witness Lionel the King's son, Custos of England, at Wyndesore, 3 Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346]. (fn. 8)

Proclamation made accordingly on Thursday after the Feast of St. Michael [29 Sept.].

Folio cxxvii b.

Writ to the Sheriffs to make proclamation for providing victuals and munitions of war for the King's service. Witness Lionel the King's son, &c., at Wyndesore, 3 Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Proclamation made accordingly.

Writ of Privy Seal to the Mayor and Sheriffs ordering the arrest of all persons found in the City who had left the King's service in France without special permission under the King's Privy Seal. Dated before Caleys, 26 Sept., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Writ under the Great Seal to the Sheriffs for the arrest and punishment of those discovered acting contrary to recent ordinances relating to the currency of the realm, viz., the gold noble, of the value of 6s. 8d., another coin of the value of 40d., and another of the value of 20d. Dated at Wyndesore, 3 Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Folio cxxviii.

De compoto Thome de Maryns Camerar'.

Account rendered by Thomas de Maryns, Chamberlain of the Guildhall, before John de Caustone, Geoffrey de Wychingham, and Adam Brabazon, Aldermen, Richard de Lombhuthe, John de Dallynge, Richard de Basyngestoke, and John de Kelyngworth, commoners, auditors of his account, on the 5th Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346], for the term of three years from Michaelmas, 17 Edward III. [A.D. 1343]. Among the items is one of £96 received from Richard de Evre on account of the wharf and houses of St. Botolph.

Folio cxxviii b-cxxix.

Bedleem extra Bisshopesgate.

Letters patent under the common seal of the City whereby the House and Order of the Knights (fratrum milicie) of the Blessed Mary of Bethleem without Bisshopesgate, on the petition of Brother John Matheu, called "de Nortone," are taken under the patronage and protection of the Mayor, Aldermen, &c., of the City of London. Dated 15 Oct., A.D. 1346. (fn. 9)

Folio cxxix b.

Bedlem.

Agreement between Richard Lacer, the Mayor, and the citizens of London and Brother John Matheu, called "de Nortone," the Master, and the brethren of the House of the Knights of the Blessed Mary of Bethleem, touching the manner of election of two Aldermen on St. Matthew's Day after the election of Sheriffs in each year, their status and order of precedence, their duties, &c., in connexion with the maintenance and government of the said house according to the terms of the above letters patent. Dated under the common seals of the respective parties at the Guildhall, 20 Oct., A.D. 1346.

Folio cxxx.

Concessio porte super Pontem London' Henr' de Aumbresbury cordewaner.

Grant by Richard Lacer, the Mayor, the Aldermen, and the rest of the citizens to Henry de Aumbresbury, "cordewaner," of the custody of the gate on London Bridge during good behaviour. Dated Monday before the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Quod frumentum non ducatur extra regnum nisi ad certa loca etc.

Writ to the Mayor and Sheriffs to make proclamation against the exportation of corn otherwise than to the King's army at Caleys and parts of Flanders and Gascony. Witness Leonel the King's son, &c., at Westminster, 30 Oct., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346]. (fn. 10)

Folio cxxx b.

Letters patent appointing William Scot, Richard de Kelleshulle, Geoffrey de Wychingham, the Mayor of London, Henry de Grene, and William de Nottone, or any four, three, or two of them (the Mayor being one), to be commissioners for gaol delivery of Neugate. Witness Leonel the King's son, &c., at Wyndesore, 10 Nov., 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Script' Ric'i Scarlet ct ux'is ejus per Joh'em de Refham et ux'm ejus.

Grant by John, son of John de Refham, late Alderman, and Matilda his wife to Richard Skarlet, mercer, and Margaret his wife, of a certain mansion and shop situate near Westchepe, in the parish of St. Pancras near Soperislane; to hold the same for the term of their lives at an annual rent of 113s. 4d. Geoffrey de Wychingham, Mayor, John de Croydone and William Clapitus, Sheriffs. Witnesses, William de Caustone, Adam Fraunceys, John de Colewelle, William de Elsinge, William Botoner, Henry atte Rothe, William Credyl, clerk, and others [not named]. Dated Wednesday the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 20 Edward III. [A.D. 1346].

Acknowledged before Roger de Depham, Alderman, and the Chamberlain on Wednesday after the Feast of St. Martin [11 Nov.].

Footnotes

1 Opposite the name of each person is placed the amount of assessment, which varies between 20s. and £100.
2 The increase of assessment varies from 20s. to £25.
3 The sum subscribed by each individual appears opposite his name, the amounts varying from 20s. to £100.
4 One of the very few women that appear in the list.
5 The will of Thomas Baudry proved and enrolled in the Husting in May, 1344. ' Cal. of Wills,' i. 473.
6 Set out in 'Memorials,' pp. 232-234.
7 See 'Cal. of Wills, Court of Husting, London,' i. 489. Cf. supra, pp. 140-1.
8 A letter to similar effect addressed the same day to Margaret, Countess of Kent, is printed by Rymer ('Fœdera,' vol. iii. pt. i. p. 91).
9 This and the succeeding record appear to have escaped the notice of Stow, Newcourt, and others. They clearly show that the City enjoyed the patronage of the Hospital of Bethlem long before the time of Henry VIII.
10 The writ is printed in Delpit's 'Collection Générale des Documents Français qui se trouvent en Angleterre,' p. 72.