Register of the Grey Friars of London
De conventu Londoniensi

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[2. De Conventu Londoniensi.]

Prima Fundacio Fratrum Minorum London.

Anno Domini 1224°, tempore Honorii Pape 3i, 17°, (fn. 1) quo scilicet [anno] confirmata est regula beati Francisci; insuper et anno Ill[ustrissimi] regis Henrici 3i, 8°, ipso beatissimo patre nostro Francisco adhuc vi[uente] in carne, feria 2a post festum Natiuitatis Virginis gloriose Marie, qu[od in] illo anno fuit die Dominica, applicuerunt et (fn. 2) intrauerunt primo fratres [minores] in Angliam apud Dovariam, scilicet 4 clerici et 5 layci. De quibus [quinque] relictis Cantuarie, construxerunt ibi primun conuentum fratrum minorum in Ang[lia]. Alii vero 4, scilicet frater Ricardus Yngworth, nacione Anglicus, sacerdos et predicator; 2us frater Ricardus Devonensis, clericus Anglicus, ordinis acolitus, etate iuuenis; 3us frater Henricus de Treuizo, natione Lumbardus, laycus; 4us frater Monacatus, e[ciam] laycus; cum uenissent ad ciuitatem Londonie diuerterunt se ad fratres predicatores, et ab eis benigne suscepti, manserunt apud eos, edentes et bibentes sicut familiares per 15 dies, que apponebantur eis. Postea conduxerunt sibi per amicos spirituales domum quandam in Cornhyll a Johanne Trauers, tunc vicecomite Londonie, et constituerunt eis in ea paruas cellulas, quas inhabitabant vsque ad estatem sequentem; perdurauerunt quoque in ipsa (fn. 3) simplicitate sine cantaria, quia necdum priuilegium habebant erigendi altaria et celebrandi in locis suis diuina. Quo tempore creuit erga eos ciuium deuocio et fratrum multitudo. Et eapropter transtulit eos ciuitas de loco illo paruo et stricto ad locum habitum (fn. 4) in parochia Sancti Nicholai de Macellis; qui eum (fn. 5) appropriauit communitati ciuitatis Londonie. Fratribus autem, secundum regule declaracionem, vsum simplicem per libitum dominorum deuotissime designauit Johannes Iwyn, ciuis et mercer Londonie. Qui cito post ordinem intrauit laycus, et perfectissime penitencie et superne deuocionis cunctis fidelibus exempla reliquit. Anno 9° Regis Henrici 3i. Tunc Ricardus Renger, Maior Londonie: dominus Johannes Trauers, Andrea Bokerell, vicecomites. (fn. 6)

Sciatis presentes et futuri quod ego Johannes Iwyn, ciuis et mercer Londonie, dedi, concessi, et hac presenti carta mea confirmaui communitati Londonie, pro salute anime mee, in puram et perpetuam eleemosinam totam terram, (fn. 7) et cum domibus superedificatis, quas habui in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, ad inhospitandum . . . pauperes fratres minores, quamdiu voluerint ibi esse, habendum et tenendum dictam [ter]ram, cum pertinentibus suis, dicte communitati, et suis assignatis tanquam suis, libere, bene, [qu]iete, et in pace imperpetuum, saluo (fn. 8) seruicio capitalium dominorum feodi. Et ego [pre]dictus Johannes Iwyn, et heredes mei, warrantizabirnus et defendimus dicte communitati Londonie, et assignatis suis, predictam terram cum omnibus pertinenciis suis, contra omnes homines et feminas, et illud acquietabimus per predicta seruicia. Et vt hec omnia prenotata rata et firma permaneant, huic carte sigillum meum apposui. Hiis testibus: Ric. Renger, tunc Maior; Johannes Trauers et Andrie Brokell, (fn. 9) tunc vicecomitibus; Willelmo Duke, aldermano illius warde; (fn. 10) Willelmo filio Benedicti; Willelmo Petro filio Alyn; et aliis. Anno regni regis superius 10°. Ricardus Renger, tunc Maior; Rogerus Duke et Martinus Filiuswillelmi, vicecomites. (fn. 11)

Hoc anno concessa et ratificata sunt per regem priuilegia ciuitati Londonie, et concessum est eis ut possint habere sigillum commune. Eodem anno venit frater Angnellus, qui fuerat primus minister fratrum minorum in Anglia, Londonias, qui suis sanctis monitis et graciosis exemplis plures, tam senes quam iuuenes, hortatus ad religionis ingressum; de quibus aliqui secuntur, scilicet frater Gilbertus de Wyke, frater Philippus de Londonia, frater Jocius de Cornhyll, optime (fn. 12) indolis adolescens; frater Johannes Scriptor, optime conuersacionis; frater Walterus de Burgo, venerabilis vir; frater Ricardus Normannus; et multi alii, tam viri ecclesiastici quam alii militaris honoris. Eodem anno beatissimus pater noster Franciscus sacris stigmatibus insignitus huic seculo nequam valefaciens migrauit ad Christum, anno a conuersione sua 24°, die [quarto] (fn. 13) mensis Octobris, anno Domini 1226°, et 2° anno post Introitum fratrum minorum in Angliam. Tunc Ricardus Renger, Maior; Rogerus Duke, Martinus Filiuswillelmi, vicecomites.

Secundus, vero, qui misericordiam ampliauit, (fn. 14) dando communitati ciuitatis Londonie pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum totam terram suam, quam habuit in Stynkynglane, erat Jocius Fitzpiers, (fn. 15) quondam vicecomes et aldermanus eiusdem ciuitatis pro salute anime sue et antecessorum suorum; totam aream eorum ampliauit conferendo eis totam terram suam, quam tunc habuit in Stynkynglane; tempore quo Rogerus Duke fuit Maior Londonie, Stephanus Bokerell et Hen[ricus] Cobham fuerunt vicecomites. Anno 12° Henrici 3i. (fn. 16) Et nota quod ista terra p[redicta] extendit ad murum ciuitatis versus aquilonem, vt in carta eius plane exprimitur.

De sancto Audoeno.

Tercius, (fn. 17) veneranda communitas ciuitatis Londonie emit de Petro de Gruncestre totam terram quam habuit in parochia sancti Audoeni pro ampliacione arec fratrum minorum, et soluit pro eadem sex marcas argenti. Tunc Ricardus Renger, Maior; Johanne de Whyhale et Johanne de Cowndre, (fn. 18) vicecomitibus. Anno Henrici 3i, 23°. (fn. 19)

De sancto Sepulchro

Quartus, Arnulphus Monk, et Johannes filius eius, dederunt communitati ciuitatis Londonie ad hospitandum fratres minores, totam terram quam habuerunt in parochia sancti Sepulchri: que terra fuerit quondam Arnulphi dicti monachi, patris eorum: et extendit se dicta terra versus aquilonem usque ad murum civitatis: et dedit communitas antedicta 30 marcus pro cadem terra. Tunc Rogerus de Bongey, Maior; (fn. 20) Johannes Fitz John et Radulphus Asshwy, vicecomitibus. Anno Henrici 3i 27°.

Nicholas filius Jocii filii Fitzpiers dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie, et quietum clamauit 12d. annui redditus, quos percipere debuit de tenementis Cecilie Baytayle in Stynkynglane. Tunc Roger Fitzroger, Maior, Radulphus Hardell, Johannes Tholosanus vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 34°. (fn. 21)

De sancto sepulchro.

Honoranda (fn. 22) communitas ciuitatis Londonie emit pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum eiusdem ciuitatis de Adam Garston et Emma vxore eius, et Isabella sorore eiusdem Isabelle filie Radulphi Stanmor, (fn. 23) eum omnibus pertinenciis suis in parochia sancti Sepulchri intra Newgate: et extendit se terra ista a parte aquilonari vsque ad murum ciuitatis; et soluerit communitas predicta pro predictis marcas [20] sterlingorum. Tunc Roger de Bongey, Maior: Johanne Fitz John et [Ra]dulfo Asshwy, vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 27°. (fn. 24)

Dauid Draper dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum 6d. annui redditus, quos percipere solebat de terra et domibus, que fuerrunt Radulphi Stanmor in parochia sancti Sepulcri intra Newgate. Tunc Roger Fitzroger, maior; Radulpho Hardell et Johanne Tholosano, vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 34°.

Johannes Coferrer, aurifaber Londonie, dedit et concessit communitati ciuitatis Londonie, ad hospitandum fratres minores totam terram suam, cum domibus superedificatis et omnibus pertinenciis suis, quem tenuit de Priorissa sancte Elene (fn. 25) et conuentu eiusdem, in Stynkynglane; et dedit predicta communitas antedicto Johanni 10 marcas. Tunc Adam Basyng maior; Laurencio Frowyke et Nicolao Batte, vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 36°. (fn. 26)

Parochia s. Nicolai.

Johannes predictus dedit, ad inhabitacionem fratrum minorum, communitati ciuitatis Londonie totam terram quam habuit in parochia sancti Nicolai, cum arboribus inibi plantatis, et dedit sibi predicta duas argenti (sic). Tunc Adam Bassyng, maior Londonie; Laurentio Frowyke et Nicolao Bate, vic. Anno Henrici iij, 36°.

Parochia sci. Audoeni.

Galfridus filius Nicolai de Norwyco dedit totam terram suam, quam habuit in parochia Sancti Audoeni, communitati ciuitatis Londonie, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum; et dedit predicta communitas eiusdem Galfrido 5 marcas sterlingorum. Tunc Johannes Tholosano Maior; Willielmo Durham, Thome Wynborne vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 37°. (fn. 27)

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Hugo de Turre et Theophania vxor eius dederunt communitati ciuitatis Londonie totam terram suam, cum domibus pertinenciis, quas habuerunt in Stynkynglane, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum Londonie, et pro hac dacione dedit predicta communitas predictis Hugo et Theophanie 15 marcas cum dimidio. Tunc Willelmus Fitzrichard, Maior; Johannes N[orhampton] et Ric. Pycard, vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 46°. (fn. 28)

Clerkynwelle in par. sancti Nicholai.

Margeria (fn. 29) Priorissa de Clerkynwelle et conuentus eius de[derunt et] quietum clamauerunt communitati ciuitatis Londonie 3 sol. annui redditus, quos percipere solebant de terra, domibus et pertinenciis in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, in venella que vocatur Stynkynglane, que fuerit quondam Alexandri Lorbart; et predicta communitas dedit pro hac fi[nali] vendicione et quietaclamacione 40 s. sterlingorum. Tunc Will[elmus Fitz] Richard maior; Johannes Norhampton et Ricardus Pycard vic. Anno Hen. 3i [45°].

De Halywell.

Juliana, (fn. 30) Priorissa de Halywelle et conuentus vnanimi assensu dederunt communitati ciuitatis Londonie in vsus fratrum minorum, 12 solidos annui liberi et quieti redditus, quos percipere solebant de domo, quam inhabitabat Hugo de Latowr. Tunc maior anno superius et anno regni superius.

Hospitalis sancti Bartholomei in Parochia s. Nicolai.

Bartholomeus capellanus, Magister hospitalis sancti Bartholomei (fn. 31) Londonie, et eiusdem loci fratres dederunt communitati Londonie, in vsus fratrum minorum, 2 solidos annui liberi et quieti redditus, quos habuerunt de testamento et dono Alexandri Aurimallerateri, et quos idem Alexander percipere solebat de quadam placea terre in vico qui vocatur Stynkynglane in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis. Tunc Willelmus Fitz Richard, maior; et Johannes Norhampton et Ric. Pycard, vic. Anno regni superius.

Conuentus s. Bartholomei de Smythfeld.

Gilbertus (fn. 32) Prior et conuentus sancti Bartholomei de Smythfelde dedit annui liberi et quietum redditum 9 sol., quos percipere consueuerunt de tenemento in parochia sancti Audoeni infra Newgate, viz. de tenemento quondam Rogeri de Beuerlaco 7 sol., et de terra in cornerio vici fratrum quondam Petri Alictarii 2 sol. Tunc Willelmus FitzRichard, Maior; Johannes Norhamton et Ricardus Pycard, vic. Anno regni superius.

Domina Ela Longspe, (fn. 33) Comitissa Warwycy, dedit communitati ciuitatis [Londonie], pro salute anime sue et antecessorum suorum, in puram et perpetuam eleemosnam [totam] terram suam, cum domibus superedificatis, et eum omnibus pertinenciis suis, ad [hospi]tandum fratres minores; que viz. terra jacet iuxta vicum, qui quondam vocabatur [Sty]nkynglane, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis. Tunc Willelmus FitzRichard, Maior; Johannes Norhampton et Ricardus Pycard, vic. Anno Henrici 3i, 51°. (fn. 34)

Johannes Colchister dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie ad ampliandum [are]am fratrum minorum, in puram et perpetuam eleemosinam totum mesuagium, cum omnibus pertinenciis suis, quod emit de Alicia filia Christiane de Valacenes, que est in venella sancti Nicholai iuxta Macellum. Tunc Gregorius Rokysley, Maior; Robertus Basyng et Willelmus Maserer, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi 7 °. (fn. 35)

Thomas de Storteforde, clericus, dedit communitati Londonie, ad ampliacionem terre fratrum minorum, totum tenementum quod habuit de Johanne Northawe in venella sancti Nicholai iuxta Macellum. Tunc Henricus Waleys, maior; Willelmus Maserer et Ric. Chykewell vic. Anno Edwardi Primi 10°. (fn. 36)

Dominus Willelmus de Bromtoun, clericus, dedit in ampliacionem terre fratram minorum communitati Londonie totum tenementum, quod emit a Johanne Lechefeld alictario, et Matilda Gerueyse vxor eius. Tunc Henricus Waleys, maior; Willielmus Maserer et Ric. Chykewell, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi 10°.

Parochia s. Nicholai.

Domina Ela Longspe, comitissa Warwycy, dedit communitati Londonie, ad hospitandum fratres minores pro salute anime sue et antecessorum suorum, in puram et perpetuam eleemosinam, totam terram suam, cum omnibus pertinenciis suis, quam emit de Ricardo filio Nicholai de sancto Albano, in villa Londonie, iuxta viculum qui quandoque vocabatur Stynkynglane, in parochia sancti Nicholai. Tunc Henricus Waleys, Maior; Willelmus Maserer et Ric. Chykewall, vic. Anno Edwardo Primi, 10°, 11°.

Conuentus de Halywelle in parochia s. Nicholai.

Domina Christina de Kent, Priorissa de Halywelle, et conuentus dederunt communitati Londonie 20 sol. annui redditus, quos percipere solebant de terra quam Christina de Pelham dedit communitati Londonie ad ampliandum locum fratrum minorum, et 12 sol. annui redditus de terra in eadem parochia et venella Sancti Nicholai, quondam Johannis Northawe. Et communitas antedicta dedit priorisse et conuentui de Halywell 19 marcas sterlingorum. Tunc Henricus Waleys, maior; Jordan[us Godchepe] et Martinus Box, vicecomites, Anno Edwardi Primi 12°. (fn. 37)

Clerkynwelle, parochia s. Nicolai.

Domina Agnes de Marisse, Priorissa de Clerkynwelle [et conuentus] dederunt communitati Londonie 8 sol. 6d. annui redditus, quos percipere [solebant] de terra et domibus in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis in vico qui [vocatur] Stynkynglane, quem Nicolaus Le Conuers, Aurifaber, vendidit Th[ome] de Wodhay; et communitas dedit priorisse et conuentui 5 marcas sterlin[gorum]. Tunc Gregorius Rokesle Maior; Radulfo San[dwych] 2a parte; Stephanus Cornhull et Robertus Rokesle, vic. Anno Edwardi Prim[i 12°]. (fn. 38)

Hospitalis s. Jacobi.

Eadem domina redemit 7 sol. annui redditus, quos magister hospitalis sancti Jacobi prope Westmonasterium solebat habere, de qua fratres minores nunc inhabitantes, quam terram (fn. 39) dicta comitissa eius ad opus dictorum fratrum [dedit] hospitandum. Tunc Henricus Waleys Maior; Willelmus Maserer et R[ic] Chykewell, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 11°.

In parochia s. Nicolai.

Philippus le Talor (fn. 40) dedit et concessit communitati ciuitatis Londonie pro salute anime sue et antecessorum suorum, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum, in puram et perpetuam eleemosinam, totam terram suam, cum domibus superedificatis et aliis pertinenciis suis, jacentem in venella sancti Nicholai de Macellis Londonie, in eadem parochia; intra murum eiusdem ciuitatis ad aquilonem. Tunc Dominus Gregorius de Rockesle et Radulfus Sandwych, Maiores; Stephanus Cornhull et Robertus Rokesle, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 13°. (fn. 41)

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Alicia relycta Johannis Northawe, Aurifabri Londonie, dedit communitati pro ampliacione aree fratrum minorum, totum ius quod habuit in quodam tenemento in venella sancti Nicholai iuxta Mascellum, in ciuitate Londonie, quod sibi successit post mortem dicti Johannis viri sui. Tunc Johannes Breton, Radulfus Sandwych, Maiores; (fn. 42) Walterus Blount et Johannes Warde, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 14°.

In parochia s. Nicolai.

Beatrix, (fn. 43) relicta Rogeri de Feschampe, dedit communitati Londonie, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum, totum ius quod habuit in quodam tenemento in venella sancti Nicolai; quod quidem tenementum suum erat inter murum ciuitatis versus aquilonem et cetera. Tunc Radulfus Sandwych, Maior; (fn. 43) Willielmus Herford et Thome Stanes, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 16°.

In parochia s. Nicolai.

Galfridus de Bocham (fn. 44) dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie, ad ampliandam [aream] fratrum minorum, totam terram suam, cum domibus superedificatis, et omnibus aliis [pert]inenciis, que emit de Cristina relicta quondam Gilberti Grey, in parochia sancti Nicholai; et communitas antedicta dedit predicto Galfrido pro predicta terra 16 marcas sterlingorum. Tunc domino Radulfo Sandwyco, (fn. 45) milite, Maior; Thome Romayne et Willelmo de Leyre, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 19°.

Adam de Fulham, (fn. 46) ciuis Londonie, dedit et concessit communitati, ad ampliandam aream fratram minorum, totam terram suam, cum domibus superedificatis et aliis pertinenciis, quam emit et habuit in venella sancti Nicolai iuxta Macellum Londonie de Reginaldo Mulurus clerico. Tunc domino Radulfo Sandwyco,6 milite, Maior; Radulfo Blount et Hamundo Box. Anno Edwardi Primi, 20°.

Rector Ecclesie Sancti Nicolai ad Macellos et parochiani eiusdem parochie dederunt et quietum clamauerunt communitati Londonie 4 sol. annui redditus de quodam tenemento Geruasii Pelham, in parochia sancti Nicholai, quod quidem tenementum fratribus minoribus a predicta communitate concessum est ad eorum aream ampliandam; et dedit communitas eidem Rectori et parochianis 40 sol. sterlingorum pro predicta. Tunc domino Radulfo Sandwyco, Maior; Henrico le Bolle et Elias Russel, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 21°. (fn. 47)

In parochia s. Nicolai.

Alexander le Potter, filius et heres Henrici le Potter, dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum, totum ius et clameum, quod habuit in tenemento et area in venella sancti Nicholai iuxta Mascellum. Tunc Johannes Breton, (fn. 48) maior Londonie; Henricus Box et Ric. Gloucestre, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 23°. (fn. 49) Et nota quod bonda huius terre versus aquilonem est murus ciuitatis.

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Egidius de (fn. 50) Auderuco dedit illustri domine, domine Margarete Regine Anglie, totam terram suam, cum domibus et pertinenciis suis, ad ampliandam aream fratrum minorum, quam habuit a magistro Roberto Roos, in cuitate Londonie, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, pro qua terra dedit domina regina predicta 60 marcas sterlingorum. (fn. 51) Tunc dominus Johannes de Blound, maior; Roberto Caller et Pers Boseho, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 30°.

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Domina Dionisia de Monte Canisio, (fn. 52) executrix domini Willelmi de Monte Canisio, dedit totum tenementum, cum domibus superedificatis et cum pertinenciis, que predictus dominus Willelmus habuit in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, ad locum fratrum minorum ampliandum. (fn. 53) Tunc dominus Johannes le Blound, maior; Roberto Caller et Pers Boseho, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 30°. (fn. 54)

[conuen]tus Trinitatis. [ ] us nunc de [S]othworke [ ] de Clarkynwell.

Executores Henrici le Gales (fn. 55) per viam escambii, emerunt [6 sol.] annui et quieti redditus, debiti priori et prioratui Sancte Trinitatis de [Londonie]. Executores eiusdem Henrici dederunt Priori Sancte Marie de S[outhwerke] 8 sol. 6d. annui et quieti redditus, et predictus Prior cum conuentu [dederunt] communitati ciuitatis Londonie pro fratribus minoribus, in escambium 8 sol. 6d. [annui] redditus. Executores eiusdem dederunt et concesserunt Priorisse de [Cler]kynwell 15 sol. 2d. Tunc dominus Johannes Blount, Maior, miles; Hugone [Pourt] et Simone de Parys, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 31°. (fn. 56)

De Clarkynwell in parochia s. Nicholai.

Denariatas de tenemento Thome Branchester (fn. 57) et ipsa Priorissa de Clerkynwell et conuentus, per viam escambii dimiserunt communitati Londonie pro fratribus minoribus, 17 sol. 6d. annui redditus, quos consueverunt percipere de tenemento Geruasii de Pelham, quod tenuit in parochia sancti Nicholai, 6 sol. 6d. et 11 sol. 6d. de tenemento quod dominus Johannes de Garderoba tenuit in eodem vico. Tunc dominus Johannes Blount, Maior, miles; Hugone Pount et Simone de Parys, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 31°.

Alianora de Ewelle dedit Illustrissime domine, domine Margarete, Dei gracia regine Anglie, et communitati ciuitatis Londonie, ad ampliandam aream fratrum minorum, totum tenementum suum, cum domibus superedificatis, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis. (fn. 58) Dedit insuper eidem Illustrissime domine et communitati Londonie 8 sol. annui redditus, quos percipere solebat de quadam placea terre, quam Johannes de Lyndesey tenuit de domo et feffamento suo. Tunc dominus Johannes Blount, miles, Maior; Willelmo Combarnartyn et Johannes de Burford, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 32°. (fn. 59)

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Willelmus Moday, Aurifaber, dedit communitati ciuitatis Londonie, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum, totum tenementum suum, cum pertinenciis suis quod habuit in parochia sancti Nicholai. (fn. 60) Tunc Johannes Blount, Maior; Willelmus Cosyn et Reginaldo de Tunderley, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 34°. (fn. 61)

Conuentus de Clarkynwell in parochia S. Nicholai.

Domina Johanna, Priorissa de Clerkynwell, et conuentus dedit communitati Londonie 2 sol. 6d. annui liberi et quieti redditus, quos percipere solebant de terra Willelmi Moday, aurifabri, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, in venella [di]cta venella Sancti Nicholai; et dedit predicta communitas Priorisse et conuentui 25 sol. sterlingorum pro annuo redditu predicto. Tunc Johannes Blount, Maior; (fn. 62) Galfrido Coudyre (fn. 63) et Simone Belet, vic. Anno Edwardi Primi, 35°. (fn. 64)

Honorabilis communitas ciuitatis Londonie, pro inhabitacione fratrum minorum, emit a Roberto Denny de Saunford, filio Thome Denny, et Johanne vxoris suo (sic) annuum et quietum redditum 20 sol. annui et liberi redditus, quos percipere solebant annuatim de placea terre, quam quidem tenuit Willelmus Moday, in parochia sancti Nicholai; quam quidem placeam occupant fratres minores; et soluit predicta communitas pro hac remissione summam pecunie pre manibus. Item veneranda communitas ciuitatis Londonie emit a capellano et decano sancti Martini Magni Londonie 4 sol. annui redditus, quos percipere solebant in ciuitate Londonie, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, de area quondam Michaelis de Sancto Albano, et soluit pro eodem redditu 3 marcas et dimidium.

S. Bartholomei

Eadem communitas emit a priore Sancti Bartholomei et conuentus de Smythfelde 7 sol. annui redditus, quos percipere solebant in eadem ciuitate, in parochia sancti Nicholai de Macellis, de area Michaelis de Sancto Albano; et soluit predicta communitas 5 marcas sterlingorum. Tunc, eorum sigillo communi, Johannes Gysors, (fn. 65) Maior; Simone Mereworth et Ric. Welford, vic. Anno Edwardi 2, 5°. (fn. 66)

Decanus ecclesie s. Martini in parochia ste. [Anne].

Willelmus de Melton, decanus ecclesie Sancti Martini Magni, et eiusdem loci capitulum, de communi eorum consensu concesserunt, remiserunt et omnino in perpetuum quietum clamauerunt communitati ciuitatis Londonie quandam placeam terre, longitudine triginta pedum et latitudine viginti duorum pedum, de pedibus sancti Pauli. Jacet in parochia Sancte Anne. Tunc Nicholao Faryngdon, Maior; Roberto Burden et Hugone Garton, vic. Anno Edwardi 2, 7°. (fn. 67) .

Hospitalis S. Jacobi extra Lond.

Amici spirituales fratrum minorum Londonie, a fratre Johanne Attennstone, Magistro Hospitalis Sancti Jacobi (fn. 68) extra Londoniam, et fratribus et sororibus eiusdem loci, 8 sol. quieti et annui redditus, quos percipere solebant de quadam area iuxta vicum regium, iuxta Newgate versus austrum, quam fratres tenent et occupant de voluntate eorum, et d[ ]. Tunc eorum communi sigillo. Anno Edwardi 2, 10°. Tunc Johanne Wengraue, Maior; Radulfus Balauncer et Willelmus Causton, vic. (fn. 69)

In parochia s. Nicholai.

Illustrissima domina, domina Isabella Regina Anglie, mater Regis Edwardi tercii post conquestum, dedit pro anima sua et antecessorum et heredum suorum, fratribus minoribus ciuitatis Londonie duo mesuagia, cum suis pertinenciis, in elargacionem Mansi dictorum fratrum, que habuit de Nicholao Faryngdon (fn. 70) et Johanne Bocton, ciuium et Aurifabrorum, situata in parochia sancti Nicholai, et hic fundus a parte aquilonari terminatur ad murum ciuitatis. Tunc Adam Frawnces, Maior; Johanne Peche, et Johanne Studley, vic. Anno Edwardi 3, 2°. (fn. 71)

Eadem illustrissima domina dedit ad tenementum, quod habuit de dono et feffamento Johannis de Reffham, et Edmundi de Norwyco, ciui[bus] Londonie, situatum in parochia sancti Nicholai, cum omnibus pertinenciis suis, in elargacionem Mansi fratrum minorum eiusdem ciuitatis. Tunc Maior superius. Anno regni Edwardi 3, 27° (fn. 72)

Prima fundacio Ecclesie Fratrum Minorum London.

In primis capellam, que postmodum facta est magna pars chori, construxit eis dominus Willelmus Joyner, (fn. 72) et ad alias domos construendas donauit per vices expensarum cc. libras sterlingorum.

Navem ecclesie construxit magnis sumptibus dominus Henricus de Galis, (fn. 73) Maior Londonie; et per multos annos redditus, quos fratres soluebant diuersis domibus aliquorum religiosorum, redemit et fratres de illis redditibus deonerauit: cuius memoria in benediccione sit eterna. Amen.

Capitulum eis construxit dominus Walterus le Potter, (fn. 74) ciuis et aldermanus Londonie, et omnia vasa erea pro coquina, infirmaria, et aliis officinis necessaria eciam donauit.

Vestibulum constructum est de bonis communibus elimosinis: scilicet, frater Thomas Feltham istud elongauit et multipliciter adornauit armariis, tam inferius quam superius, et aquaductum de pissina communis lauatorii illud adduxit; et multa il[lis] procurauit. (fn. 75)

Dormitorium totum, cum lectis et cameris necessariis, construxit dominus Gregorius de Rokysley, (fn. 76) Maior Londonie.

Refectorium construxit dominus Bartholomeus de Castro, (fn. 77) ciuis Londonie; et pauit semper fratres in die sancti Bartholomei.

Altaria vero, que se extendunt in longum versus austrum, constructa fuerunt de diuersis communibus elimosinis; sed dominus Henricus de Galeys dedit meremeum: cuius memoria in benediccione sit. Amen.

Infirmariam construxit pro magna parte Petrus de Helyland, (fn. 78) dando ad eius construccionem c. libras sterlingorum.

Studia pro magna parte constructa fuerunt de bonis (fn. 79) Bonde regis heraldorum (le roi de heraus).

De Aqueductu Fratrum Minorum Lond.

Aqueductum construxerunt infra scripti. In primis caput aqueductus contulit Willelmus Taylour, (fn. 80) sartor domini Henrici Regis tercii post conquestum, ad instanciam fratris Willelmi de Basynges, (fn. 81) qui totum aqueductum procurauit, et vsque ad finem compleuit. Set expensas siue sumptus administrauerunt felicis recordacionis dominus Henricus Rex Anglie illustris supramemoratus, Salekynus de Basynge, (fn. 82) optime indolis adolescens, dominus Henricus de Frowyke, (fn. 83) et dominus Henricus de Basynges, milites. Isti fuerunt cooperatores et coadjutores precipui. (fn. 84) Et postea Galfridus de Camera (fn. 85) nouam domum in secundo capite construxit, et antiquam meliorauit; et omnes defectus notabiles inuestigauit et correxit, et multa bona pro eodem procurauit et fecit. Cuius coadiutores precipui fuerunt Alanus Gille, (fn. 86) cum consorte sua, ciuis Londonie; dominus Henricus Darcy, qui dedit c. solidos pro cisterna de bonis, Johannes Tryple, (fn. 87) eciam coadiunantes opus compleuerunt. Pro cuius eciam anima fratres minores habuerunt Londonie, omnibus computatis c. et x. li. et xvii. sol. vd. quart. Cuius anime propicietur Deus. Amen.

Vt sciatur Posicio Canalium Aqueductus Fratrum Minorum Lond. (fn. 88)

Leke Well.

Primo a limine porte Johannis Sporon, spacio trium pedum sub nouo muro fratrum porreccio canalis in vicum versus Newgate querenti occurrit. Semper autem, dum in via jacet, aquilonarem partem vie tenet, aliquando et minus domos approximans, secundum quod rectitudo posicionis permittit. Sub porta de Newgate spacio 12 pedum profundatur, et directe extenditur sub muro cimiterii s. Sepulcri exterius, et ulterius secundum vici illius obliquacionem obliquatur; iuxta Lekewell (fn. 89) protenditur; ibi biuium pertansiens buttat se contra fenestram domus Johannis Muchcheth, ibique curuatur versus pontem de Holeburne, inter domum Willelmi Yrotheges et pontem; ponitur sub aqua spacio iij pedum, vltra riuulum illius aque circa spacium viij passuum, iuxta pontis murum, vltra fracturam de industria factam, vbi aqua platee descendit in loco semper lutoso. Primum spurgellum latet sub terra, spacio vero iiijor pedum, lapide marmoreo coopertum. Inde directe vsque ad Livorone-lane (fn. 90) extenditur, ibique secundum rectitudinem venelle illius vel vici requirat ad aquilonem iuxta (fn. 91) occidentalem murum venelle, posicionem habens spacio dis[tancie] (fn. 92) iij pedum. In fine autem illius venelle a leua secundum spurgellum, altitudine fere vij pedum. Et inde directe protenditur, campum transuersando et sepes, ad molendinum Thome de Basynges, quod est proximum ville; vbi spacio xviij pedum profundatur. Ibi ex parte orientali molendini, a latere aquilonis, infra foueam tercium iacet spurgellum. Inde spacium fere vnius stadii ad occidentem, parum uergendo ad aquilonem, occurrit sulcus vnus viridius ab oriente in occidentem protentus, et spinosus, ad occidentem tortuosus, latitudine fere viij pedum, terram diuidens Johannis de Derkynge, que (fn. 93) iacet ex parte meridionali, et terram antedicti Thome de Basynges, que iacet ex parte aquilonari. In illo autem sulco, a capite orientali incipiendo, xvi passus, non saltus, et ibi a medio latitudinis sulci, vbi signum ad hoc necessarium fovet, verso vultu ad aquilonem, directe super terram Thome de Basynges, spacio pedum xiiij latet sub terra spacio iiij pedum, Capud aque, quod propinquius est. Vnde pro maiori parte aquam habemus, parum autem de capite remociori. Ab illo autem loco directe extenditur ad capud, quod remocius est, versus occidentem, cuius domuncula lapidea a remoto videtur. Aqua autem istius capitis adducitur vltra foueam Thome de Basynges (fn. 94) a parte occidentis, a latere aquilonis, aliquantulum spacio a domo capitis circa xv passuum, iuxta viam que diuidit inter parochiam sci. Egidii et sci. Andree. Ista aqua in domo capitis illius descendendo ad canalem supereffluit, et a canali parum vel nihil inde recipitur; set domum totam inundat, et per rinulos et rimas parietis negligenter amittitur. Apponat remedium fratrum, (fn. 95) considerans . . . damnum et amissionem tot sumptuum.

Postmodum autem frater Thomas de Feltham de pissina communis lauacri in claustro lauatorium ad vestibulum aduexit, et multa bona in vestibulo expendit anno Domini Mcc. . . . (fn. 96)

Item anno Domini 1422 renouata sunt lauacra in claustro cum deposito fratris Roberti Zougg: summa expensarum 27 lib. 9 sol. 1 ob.

[De scholis et aliis beneficiis.] (fn. 97)

Dispensam hospicii cum cameris versus infirmatorium procurauit frater Ricardus Knotte, (fn. 98) et multa alia bona habuerunt fratres de procuracione eius a Willelmo Albon.

Schole cum locutorio, dispensa cum cameris, et alia edificia necessaria constructa sunt de bonis communibus, sicut fieri poterant, quia parua erant [. . .] et non sumptuosa, et in his morabantur fratres vsque ad annum domini [. . .] Tempore vero predicto multum creuit erga fratres et conuentum deuocio et affeccio fidelium, et secundum eam consequenter creuit fratrum numerosa multitudo, in tantum quod aliquando centum, aliquando plures, et raro pauciores conuentuales fratres Londonie habebantur. Et loca constructa, que pro paucis sufficiebant, postea tam multis sufficere non poterant; et idcirco noua et ampliora fideles inceperunt ipsis construere, prout inferius declaratur.

Memorandum quod Frater Johannes Stanford, (fn. 99) aliquando Minister, intelligens paupertatem ecclesie Sancti Audoeni (fn. 100) Londonie, in cuius parochia est locus fratrum minorum, pietate motus et gracia speciali, procurauit quod dominus Mattheus, quondam rector ecclesie Sanctorum Cosme et Damiani (fn. 101) Londonie, dedit dicte ecclesie Sancti Audoeni annuum redditum xx solidorum in perpetuum, quem prior et conuentus de Hesyngspetyll (fn. 102) soluunt annuatim.

Memorandum quod executores domini Henrici de Galeys, quondam Maior Londonie, dederunt et assignauerunt duos marcatus annui liberi et quieti redditus, pro anima ipsius, de quodam tenemento, quod Thomas Brauncester (fn. 103) tunc tenuit, in parochia Sancti Matthei de Fridai-stret, quod quidem tenementum situm est inter tenementum Willelmi de Causton (fn. 104) ex parte orientali et tenementum Ade de Halyngebir (fn. 105) ex parte occidentali, soluendum in perpetuum pro quibusdam areis, quas Fratres Minores occupant Londonie; videlicet Monialibus de Clerkenwell xv sol. ij d., Canonicis Sancte Marie de Sothwerke viij sol. vj d., Canonicis Sancte Trinitatis infra Alegate iij sol.; in quibus fratres supradicti pro locis predictis tenebantur. Cuius memoria in benediccione sit pro eo quod multa bona ordini contulit ac multipliciter procurauit, tam in vita quam in morte. Istud procuratum (fn. 106) fuit per fratrem Henricum de Sutton, tunc Gardianum fratrum Londonie.

Orent pro eo omnes sancti &c. Anno dni. Mcccij°.

Fundatores Noue Ecclesie.

Ad perpetuam memoriam fundatorum et coadiutorum huius ecclesie, et ad tollendum admiracionem quorundam ignorancium, qui admirantur opus et vnde expense illius administrabantur:

In primis sciendum quod A° dni. 1306 Illustrissima domina, domina Margareta Regina et vxor Edwardi Primi, secundo incepit edificare chorum et ecclesiam. Ad cuius construccionem contulit in vita sua duo millia marcharum, et c marcas in suo testamento legauit ad idem opus. Que sepulta est coram magno altari in eodem choro. Memorandum quod Willelmus Walden, miles, posuit primum lapidem, in die Lune, in fundacione noue ecclesie, in nomine Regine, A° dni. 1306.

Item Navem ecclesie edificauerunt alii amici, dantes singuli secundum deuocionem suam, viz. Dominus Johannes de Brytania, (fn. 107) comes Richemondie, specialissimus pater et amicus fratrum minorum, dedit in subsidium ecclesie fratrum circa ccc. li. sterlingorum, calicem aureum preciosum, vestimenta varia preciosa, tapecia, et alia multa bona, que numerari non possunt, pro victu et necessitatibus fratrum; cuius anime propicietur Deus. Amen.

Domina Maria comitissa Penbrochie, (fn. 108) neptis domini Johannis de Brytania predicti, dedit eciam in subsidium ecclesie predicte septuaginta li. sterlingorum, et multa alia bona, et magnum honorem facit fratribus: cuius memoria in benediccione sit. Amen.

Dominus Gilbertus de Clare (fn. 109) comes Gloucestre, dedit pro ecclesia predicta viginti trabes magnas de foresta sua de Tonebrige, precii viginti li, et tantum (fn. 110) vel plus in pecunia, per procuracionem fratris Galfridi de Aylesham, confessoris sui.

Domina Margareta, (fn. 111) comitissa Gloucestre, soror dicti Gilberti, dedit pro quodam altari construendo in ecclesia predicta viginti sex li. tresdecim sol. quatuor d.

Domina Alianora le Spencer, (fn. 112) soror eiusdem Gilberti, dedit pro quodam altari construendo 15 li.

Domina Elizabeth de Burgh, (fn. 113) alia soror dicti Gilberti, dedit decem ligna bona, precii de cc. li. et quinque libras sterlingorum, in subsidium ecclesie predicte.

Dominus Arnaldus de Tedemar, (fn. 114) ciuis Londonie, legauit in subsidium ecclesie predicte c li. sterlingorum, de quodam domo vendita in Tamesestrete, pro edificiis construendis, areis emendis et ampliandis, ac redditibus redimendis, qui eam tali modo vendendam legauit, ut certis porcionibus solutis, prout in testamento continetur, residuum cederet in usum fratrum minorum Londonie. A° dni. 1302, Regni Regis Edwardi, filii Regis Henrici 3, fratre Hugone de Hertelpoll (fn. 115) Ministro fratrum minorum in Anglia, fratre Georgio Custode (fn. 116) Londonie, fratre Henrico de Suttone Gardiano conuentus Londonie, in quadragesima, receperunt procuratores fratrum minorum Londonie. Cuius anima merito sit fratribus perpetuo intime recommendata. Nec debent predicte c. li., de assensu et ordinacione tocius conuentus, in alios usus commutari.

Item frater et dominus Robertus Lyle, (fn. 117) baro de Lyle, et postmodum post mortem vxoris sue habitum religionis sumpsit, et in subsidium ecclesie predicte ccc. li. sterlingorum, et multa alia bona facit fratribus in speciali et in communi, sicut in instrumento in parte patet inde confecto. Quia multa alia bona habuerunt fratres post mortem suam per multa tempora, per manus executorum suorum, que in predicto instrumento non continentur. Cuius anime propicietur deus. Amen.

Item Bartholomeus de Alemania, (fn. 118) mercator, dedit in subsidium ecclesie predicte xl. li. sterlingorum, et x. li. pro conuentu.

Item domina Philippa, Dei gracia Regina Anglie et vxor Edwardi 3, dedit in subsidium ecclesie predicte xl8. li. xiijs. iiijd. Et ad cooperimentum ecclesie xiij. li. vjd. viijd.

Post hec venit illustrissima domina, domina Isabella Regina, mater Edwardi Tercii, et inueniens ecclesiam, quam Regina Margareta, amita sua, incepit, nondum perfectam, set incompletam, septingentas li. et amplius circa eam expendit.

Item Robertus Louelyn v. li., et Johannes Enfeld, (fn. 119) xx. marcas. Et sic per hos et alios deuotos completum est opus predictum in annis xxj.; inceptum enim erat M. ccc. xxvij°.

De Vitracione Fenestrarum

Post consummacionem operis et coopercionem eiusdem consequentes fenestras vitrauerunt, vel vitrari fecerunt, amici et coadiutores infra scripti:

In primis, incipiendo ab oriente in fronte, (fn. 120) scilicet tres fenestras, primam (fn. 121) versus boream, vitrari fecit illustrissima domina, domina Isabella Regina, mater Edwardi 3.

Mediam fenestram et magnam supra magnum altare vitrari fecerunt in suis expensis comunibus pannarii vel draperii ciuitatis Londonie.

Terciam fenestram vitrari fecit (fn. 122) venerabilis dominus Johannes Cobham, (fn. 123) miles.

Consequenter incipiendo in prima fenestra australi, eam vitrabat venerabilis vir Willelmus de Parys, (fn. 124) ciuis Londonie, et Matilda vxor eius.

Secundam fenestram australem vitrari fecit dominus Johannes de Charlton, (fn. 125) miles, et domina Hawisia de Pole, vxor. Portant leonem rapacem de goules in campo aureo.

Terciam fenestram vitrari fecit venerabilis vir Ricardus Bryton, (fn. 126) ciuis Londonie, et Margareta vxor eiusdem.

Quartam fenestram vitrari fecit Walterus de Gorst, (fn. 127) pelleparius vel piperarius, ciuis Londonie.

Quintam et sextam fenestras vitrari fecerunt Johannes de Triple, (fn. 128) et Alianora consors sua, sc. Johannes erat ciuis Londonie.

Septimam fecerunt vitrari Henricus Burell, (fn. 129) ciuis Londonie, et Alicia vxor eiusdem.

Octauam fenestram sub campanili fecit vitrari Robertus Benet, (fn. 130) ciuis et mercator Londonie.

Nonam fenestram coram communi altari fecit vitrari domina Margareta de Monte Hermetis, soror domini Gilberti de Clare, comitis Gloucestre, et comitissa de Cornwayle. (fn. 131)

Decimam fenestram vitrari fecit Willelmus Albon, (fn. 132) ciuis et mercer Londonie.

Vndecimam fenestram vitrari fecit Bartholomeus de Esteyn. (fn. 133)

Duodecimam fenestram vitrari fecit Dominus Robertus Launde, (fn. 134) miles et aurifaber Londonie, et Cristina consors sua.

Terciam decimam fenestram vitrari fecit Simon (fn. 135) de Mordon, ciuis et piscinarius Londonie, et Constancia consors sua.

Quartam decimam fenestram vitrari fecit Willelmus de Taunston, (fn. 136) ciuis Londonie.

Quintam decimam fenestram vitrari fecit venerabilis Comes de Lancastria (fn. 137) primo; set iam de nouo eandem fenestram vitrari fecit venerabilis vir Willelmus Loveney, (fn. 138) armiger.

In occidentali fine ecclesie sunt tres fenestre, quarum primam ex parte australi vitrari fecerunt Johannes Louekyn (fn. 139) et Johannes Walworth, et Johanna, vxor eorundem.

Mediam fenestram et principalem de nouo ex toto reparauit Illustris Rex Edwardus tercius post magnum ventum, (fn. 140) cuius impetu cecidit, et vitrari fecit expensis suis, pro anima Illustrissime domine, Regine Isabelle, matris sue, in choro sepulte.

Terciam fecit fenestram vitrari Walterus Mordon, (fn. 141) quondam stoke-fyschmonger et Maior Londonie, et Cristina consors sua.

Consequenter incipiendo ex parte boriali primam fenestram fecit vitrari frater Johannes Potter, quondam ciuis Londonie, et postmodum frater in ordine per annos protessus.

Secundam fenestram vitrari fecit Simon Fraunces, (fn. 142) ex quo prodiit dominus Adam Fraunceys, (fn. 143) miles.

Terciam fenestram vitrari fecit Thomas Candysch, (fn. 144) aurifaber et ciuis Londonie.

Quartam fenestram vitrari fecerunt diuersi ex paruis elimosinis collectis, et sic nullus habet nomen.

Quintam fenestram vitrari fecit Simon de Parys, (fn. 145) aldermanus Londonie, et Rosa vxor sua.

Sextam fenestram vitrari fecit Stephanus Candysch. (fn. 146)

Septimam fenestram vitrari fecit domina Maria de sancto Paulo, (fn. 147) comitissa Penbrochie: et antiquum altare (fn. 148) sub ea fecit fieri et depingi in expensis suis.

Octauam fenestram vitrari fecit frater Henricus de Sutton, (fn. 149) Gardianus.

Nonam fenestram vitrari fecit dominus Gilbertus de Clare, (fn. 150) dominus de Clare.

Decimam fenestram vitrari fecit Communitas Mercatorum de Vynterys (fn. 151) Londonie.

Vndecimam fenestram vitrari fecit Ricardus de Gloucetur, (fn. 152) ciuis Londonie, et Margareta consors sua.

Duodecimam fenestram vitrari fecit Walterus de Bever, (fn. 153) et Johanna consors sua, inferius sepulti.

Terciam decimam fenestram vitrari fecerunt Robertus Hawteyne (fn. 154) et Thomas Romayne, (fn. 155) ciues Londonie, et Juliana consors eorundem.

Quartam decimam fenestram vitrari fecit Thomas Ewenefeld, (fn. 156) ciuis Londonie, et Johanna et Agnes consortes eiusdem Thome.

Quintam decimam fenestram et vltimam versus orientem fecit vitrari dominus Johannes de Britania, (fn. 157) Comes Richemondie.

Post complecionem operis et vitracionem fenestrarum, venerabilis domina, domina Margareta Segraue, Comitissa Northfolchie, (fn. 158) dedit totum meremium et fieri fecit nouos stallos, ad costas et expensas ccc. et quinquaginta marcarum: circa A° dni. M. ccclxxx.°

Celatura chori noua facta est de elemosinis diuersorum ad expensas cc. marcarum A° dni. Mccccxx.°, ad procuracionem fratris Thome Wynchelsey, sacre theologie doctoris. Et fecit ea depingi ad costagia quinquaginta marcarum.

Descriptio Longitudinis et Latitudinis Ecclesie, et Altitudinis supradicte. (fn. 159)

In primis continet ecclesia in longitudine ccc. pedum de pedibus sancti Pauli.

Item in latitudine continet iiijxx. ix. pedum de pedibus sancti Pauli.

Item in altitudine, a terra vsque ad tectum lxiiij. pedum de pedibus sancti Pauli.

Et, vt patet, omnes columpne sunt (fn. 160) de marmore et totum pavimentum de marmore. Qui ad illam edificandam inuenerunt, vel ad sustentandum inuenerunt, vel juuarunt, sint a Domino benedicti, et vitam habeant pro mercede eternam. Amen.

Item quelibet (fn. 161) fenestra lateralis continet de vitro pedes . . . (fn. 162)

Item due magne, scilicet orientalis et occidentalis, quelibet (fn. 163) earum continet de vitro pedes . . . (fn. 162)

De Fundacione Librarie.

Anno dni. Mccccxj.° venerabilis vir Ricardus Wyttyngton, mercer et Maior Londonie, incepit nouam librariam, posuitque primum lapidem fundalem xxj. die Octobris, scilicet in festo sancti Hillarionis abbatis; et anno sequente, ante festum natiuitatis Christi, fuit domus erecta (fn. 164) et cooperta. Et in tribus annis sequentibus fuit terrata, dealbata, vitriata, ambulacionibus, scannis, et celatura ornata, et libris instaurata. Et expense facte circa predicta se extendunt ad cccc. li. lvj. li. (fn. 165) 16 sol. 8d.; de qua summa soluit predictus Ricardus Whyttyngton cccc. li.; et residuum soluit reuerendus pater, frater Thomas Wynchelsey, et amici sui; quorum animabus propicietur Deus. Amen.

Item pro scripto Doctoris de Lyra (fn. 166) in duobus voluminibus, jacente iam in cathenis, c. marcas; de quibus frater Johannes Frensche remisit 20 sol.

Item pro quatuor archangelis circa sepulturam (fn. 167) Regine Isabelle 37 sol.

Item lectura domini Hostiensis, jam jancentis in cathenis 5 marcas.

Item anno dni. 1423 frater Thomas Wynchelsey fecit nouum murum, cum ostio et fenestra, in lauatorio iuxta vestibulum, et exaltauit terram, ad expensas 42 sol. 1 d.

Item eodem anno, circa vitracionem fenestre ad ostium barbarie et duarum supra eandem, et 3 in medio ambulatorii iuxta cellam magistri studii, 4 li. 5 sol. 8d.; et multa alia que non sunt nota. Cuius anime propicietur deus. Amen.

Item de ambulatorio supra murum refectorii, pro eo quod nequiuimus seruare plumbum absque instillacione pluuie supra murum, magnum periculum muri et domus, coopertus est murus cum tegulis conformiter ad reliquum tecti, ad expensas 13 li. 17 sol. 1d. Ad has expensas dedit Gardianus Russell 3 li., et frater Thomas Wynchelsey 6 li. 10 sol. 5d.; et conuentus 3 li.

Memorandum quod frater Andreas Bavard, (fn. 168) sacre theologie professor, anno dni. 1494, videns chorum fratrum minorum Londonie, minus bene in[stau]ratum (fn. 169) libris choralibus, mente concepi non posse elimosinas amicorum meorum melius expendere quam in libris scribendis choralibus, ad laudem [domini], et ad eiusdem diuine laudis continuacionem. Quapropter conduxit (fn. 170) ini[bi] . . . vnum scriptorem, qui scripsit mihi vnum legendarium in duabus partibus, et vnum psalterium et vnum gradualem, et alium impressum, et in multis aliis reparavi. Et . . . (fn. 171)

Theyse be the Indentures for the Wyndoes of the South syde of the Church, and soo to the farder gatte. (fn. 172)

Thys endenture made betwene James Andrew, Mayor of the cytte of London, the Aldermen and comnalte of the same cytte, on the one partye, and freer John Malberthorpe, Wardyn of the freers minors in London, and the couent of the same place on the other partye: Wytnesseth that the sayd freer John and couent, by the graunt and wyll of our lord the kyng, and by the assent of the Ministre prouincyall of the sed order in Englond, haue lettyn to the sayd Meyer, Aldermen and comnalte, to them and ther successours for euer, a porcyon of gronde on the South partye of the Church within Newgate in London to the use, repayryng and sustaynyng of the bryge of London: for to edifye the sayd place. The wych place contaynyth in length fro the house of (fn. 173) Walter Attehyde holdyth partenything to the said bryge towards the East, vnto the boteras beyng atte the Sowth dore of the sayd Church toward the West. The wych lengyth contaynyth [cc]xij. (fn. 174) fete. And yt contaynyth in bredeth by the sayd house [x]xxiiij. fete ij. vnches. Reserued to the sayd freers and ther successours, for fre entre and yssew at ther plesor for carttes lodes and for the other vetaylles and necessaryes enteryng and goyng owte at what houre that yt shall plese to the sayd freers, and by a gate good and convenable made at the costes of the sayd Maier, Aldermen and comnalte, ageyns the dore of ther Church, vpon such condycyon that the sayd Mayer, Aldermen and comnalto shall make a wall of stone betwene the Churchyerd of the sayd freers and the sayd passell of grovnde fro the Northwest corner of the sayd howse toward the Est lynyally vnto the sayd Butteras toward the West, rayryng the sayd wall from the grownd in hyeght couenable for to bere the gystes (fn. 175) of the Solers to be edified above the choppes: payng for the sayd freers and ther successours to the Abbot and couent of Westminster iiij. s. by yer, of the wych the sayd freers ben chargyd: Makyng also for the sayd freers and ther successours for euer more the payment (fn. 176) in the hye way before ther Place, fro the sayd howse toward the Est so forth as all the place of the sayd freers stretchethe toward the West. And the sayd passell of grownde shalbe edified in iij manners evynly in length: That ys to saye, at the Est bounde reysyng the postes towarde the hye waye in height above the grounde xxxiij fete: and at the West bound shoppes wt ij stagys, raysyng the postes toward the high way xvij fete in hight above the grownde: and in the myddes of the sayd place shoppes with ij stagys, rasyng the postes toward the high way xxv fote in hyght above the grownde and no hyer, for saluacyon of the lyght of the sayd Churche. And in case that yt plese the sayd Maier, Aldermen and comnalte or to ther successours for to make windowes in the sayd howses soo to be edified agenys the Church of the sayd freers: that than the sayd wendos be made vj fote aboue the gistes of euerych of the stages of the sayd howses: and that the sayd windos be well and sewerly berred of yerne and closyd with wyndowes of glasse, natt remevable but fastened stedfastly to the barres abouesayd. And in case that yt plese the sayd freers to bryng the rayne watter commyng from the Churche thrugh the forsayd howses toward the high way, they shall haue free Iss[ews] by gutters at ther plesor. And also for to reconsyle ther Churche in case that yt shall nede, ther shall be made a dore at the ende of the wall toward the West behynd the buteras abouesayd. The wych yssewes and delyverans of watter and dore abovesayd shall be made at the costes of the foresayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte atte the beginnyng: and afterward the forsayd yate and delyuerans of watter and dor shall be mayntaynyd att the costes of the sayd freers for euer more. In wytnes whereof to these dedyd Indentyd (fn. 177) aswell the sayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte as the sayd freers chaungeable (fn. 178) haue put ther sealles.

Youen at London the first day of March the yer of the regne of Kyng Edward the iijcle after the conquest of England the xlij.

Thys endenture (fn. 179) made betwene Rychard Whyttyngton Maier of the cytte of London the Aldermen and comnalte of the same cytte on the one party, and freer John Bruyll Wardyn of the freers minors in London and the couent of the same place on that other party: Wetnessyth, that the sayd freer John and the couent, by the graunt and wyll of our soueren lord the kyng, and by the assent of the Mynister prouinciall of ther order in Ynglond, haue letten to the sayd Maire and Aldermen and comnalte to them and to ther successors for euermore a porcyon of grownde on the west parte of ther churche to the vse repayreyng and sustaynyng of the bryge of London, for to edifie the sayd place. The wych place strechyth fro the South West boteras of the church of the forsayd freers lynyally vnto the gate of the same freers. The wych shall be of new edified toward the West. The length of the wych porcyon of ground contaynyth iiijxx xv fote and ij vnches of mesor. And in brede fro the sayd South west buteras, (fn. 180) toward the Est viij fete and iiij vnches. And fro the West boteras besyde the sayd gate, (fn. 181) in breth vij fete and ix vnchys of mesure. Reseruyd to the sayd freers and to ther successors besyde the Southwest boteras aboue sayd for euermore an (fn. 182) aley of ij fete in brede with a dore. The wych aley shall strech to a nother aley of the same brede besyde the forsayd church strechyng vnto the porch of the church of the same. The wych aleys and dore shalbe made at the costs of the sayd Maire, Aldermen and Comnalte. And the wych aleys shalbe edified above at plesor of the sayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte. So that the hyght that now ys of the wyndos toward the sowth of the church of the sayd freers be not stoppyd in no maner, ne impayryd. And the sayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte Wyll and graunt that yf ony peryll in tyme comyng fall to the sayd church and boteras: That yt be lefull to the said freers and to ther successors for euermore at all tymes that yt shall nede the sayd boteras and church to be repayre and amendyd, nat with stondyng the edifiying the wych shalbe made besyde the boteras and churche aboue sayd. So that the sayd howsys besyde the sayd churche and boteras shall be repayryd at the costs of ye sayd freers in as good estate as they ware before. And that as hastly as they goodly may. And the sayd porcyon of grownde shalbe edified in the maner that followth. That ys to say: That the foresayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte shall make a wall of stone wt owte ony wyndowys or lyghth strecchyng in length froo the Est toward the West throwe the porcyon of grownd aboue sayd. The wych wall shall a ryse in hythe aboue the grownde that now ys besyde the sayd wall wtin foorth a xj fete of a syse, apon the wych wall shall be edified the hythe of iij solars with jetts lyyng ouer the church yarde of the sayd freers toward the North, of the wych the jettes of the first solar shall strecche ouer the sayd wall ij fette and a half of a cyse and the jettes of the ij solar as moch. And the jettes of the iijde solar shall be a fote and a halfe. And all the walls of the sayd solars toward the sayd church yard shall be made of tylys of Flanders in suffycyent maner as the wall of an howse of the sayd freers toward the North ys made. Soo [that no] wyndoys ne opynyng shall be made in the forsayd walls toward the sayd church yarde ouer them (fn. 183) vj fete of a cy[se] aboue euery flowyre of the solars aforesayd: but yt shall be lefull to the sayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte to make in the walles in the solars aboue sayd toward the church yarde abuve the hythe aforesayd vj fete as many wyndos as yt shall plese them. Soo that no wyndoo passe the breth of viij vnches, the wych wyndos shalbe conuenabully barryd wt yren and glasse. And also the forsayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte wyll and graunt for them and ther successors that no tenment (fn. 184) shall dwell in the sayd rentts wyche shall be ther edified but yf he be bownde and sworne to the Wardens of the bryge of London, wych shall be for the tyme; That they shall make no wyndos ne opynyngs in the sayd walls toward the sayd church yerde ayens the forme and ordinans abouesayd aponne payne of doblyng hys rent at euery terme to the Chamber of the Yyldhall of London: and forthermore the forsayd Maier, Aldermen and comnalte grauntyth to the forsayd freers and to ther successors for euermore a porcyon of grownde fro the hye waye to the West bownde of the place aforesayd upon the wych the sayd freers may edify ther gate euynly accordyng, toward the hye way, to the byldyng, the wych shalbe ther edified by the sayd Maire, Aldermen and comnalte, wt as moch length and breth for the sayd gatte as ther ys ordenyd and deuised. And a nother porcyon of grownde besyde the hye waye at the South west parte of the sayd Church betwene the rentts now ther beyng toward the Est, and the rentts that shalbe ther edified toward the West, uppon wych the same freers may edifie ther porcyon, (fn. 185) evynly accordyng to the rentts abouesayd, toward the South wt as moch of length and breth as shull nede for the porcyon (fn. 185) abouesayd. In wytnes wherof to theys Indentores as well the sayd Mayer, Aldermen and comnalte hath put to ther comon Sele, as the sayd Minister prouyncyall hys Sele: and the sayd freers ther comyn Sele. Yeuyn att London abouesayd the first day of March, the yere of the rayne of Kyng Richard the ijde the xxjte yere.

Memorandum that the yere of our Lord Mcccccxxviii, (fn. 186) then John Rodston, draper, beyng Mayer, Raffe Warryn, Mercer, John Long, Salter, Sheriffs of the Citte of London, Thomas Cudner, Doctor of Diuinite and Wardyn of the gray freers in London. Wytnesyth that the sayd Wardyn wt all the hole assent of the couent vnder ther chapter's seyll haue lettyn vnto the sayd Mayer, comnalte, and Masters of the bryge howse of London a sartayn passell of grownd vn the Sowth syde of our churche vj fote of length and ij fette of breth, for to bylde and to inlarge the sayd howse of Nicolas Pynchyn, (fn. 187) busher, then dewellyng in and vnbyldyd: and the sayd Mayer Bynds hym and hys successors for euermore to paye yerly vnto the sayd Wardyn and hys successors for euer xld. of good and lawful mony of Yengland to bye wood for the syke bretherne in ther farmery, as yt aperys in ther wryttyngs inchangeabull of both partys vnder both ther Sells.

Footnotes

1 sic. MS. Read 7°.
2 et om. MS.
3 ipso, MS.
4 huit, MS.
5 eam, MS.
6 In 1224–1225.
7 tarram, MS.
8 sulue, MS.
9 Corrected to "Bokerell" by a later hand.
10 wardo, MS.
11 Vicecomitates, MS. The date is 1225–1226.
12 optimis, MS.
13 quarto om. MS.
14 mia āppauit, MS.
15 Alderman of Ludgate and Newgate, sheriff 1211–1212.
16 In 1227–1228.
17 Tercius Philippus le Taylor, MS.; but erased.
18 Also called John de Codres.
19 In 1238–1239.
20 Originally "Dno. Radulpho Eswy, maior Lond.," was written. In the 27th year (1242–1243) the mayor was Ralph Eswy and the sheriffs Robert (or according to some authorities John) Fitz John and Ralph Eswy. Eswy or Ashwy was certainly mayor in June, 1243, but some lists give Reginald Bongey as mayor for this year. See Stow, Survey, ii., 155.
21 In 1249–1250.
22 Honorandas, MS.
23 Scānor, MS.
24 See note 1 above.
25 St. Helen's, Bishopsgate.
26 In 1251–1252.
27 In 1252–1253.
28 The mayor and sheriffs here given belong to the 45th year, 1260–1261.
29 Margaret de Whatvyll.
30 She occurs as prioress of Holywell in 1248 (Mon. Angl., iv., 392). Isabel was prioress in 1261.
31 St. Bartholomew the Less.
32 Gilbert de Welsden is said to have been elected prior in November, 1262; but if the attestation above is correct the deed must be earlier than 29th September, 1261, on which date these sheriffs vacated office.
33 Daughter of William Longespé, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, wife of (1) Thomas, Earl of Warwick (d. 1242), and (2) in 1257 Philip Basset; she died in 1300.
34 The date is wrong again; it should be the 45th year, 1260–1261, if the mayor and sheriffs are correctly given.
35 These are the sheriffs of the year 1277–1278, usually counted as the 6th mayoral year. Licence in Mortmain was granted on 10th June, 1280. John de Colchester had been almoner to Henry III. (Cal. Pat. Rolls, Edw. I., i., 381).
36 In 1281–1282.
37 In 1283–1284.
38 In 1284–1285.
39 terra, MS.
40 Alderman of Bishopsgate, 1264–1292; died in 1292. Beaven, Aldermen, i., 374.
41 In 1284–1285; Rokesley was mayor till 29th June, 1285, when Sandwich was made Custos.
42 Breton and Sandwich were Custodes. The sheriffs are those of 1285–1286.
43 She died in 1290 (Cal. Wills, Husting, i., 93).
44 Of St. Nicholas Shambles parish, died in 1317 (id., i., 269).
45 Sandwich was Custos.
46 Also called Adam le Blund; he was alderman of Bridge Ward 1291–1307, and sheriff in 1296–1297; he died in 1308 (Beaven, Aldermen, i., 377; Cal. Wills, Husting, i., 198).
47 In 1292–1293.
48 He was Custos.
49 In 1294–1295.
50 de om. MS.
51 Pardon for the acquisition of these lands in mortmain was granted on 6th July, 1321 (Cal. Pat. Rolls, Edw. II., iii., 600).
52 See p. 110 above.
53 Pardon in mortmain 6th July, 1321, u.s.
54 In 1301–1302.
55 See p. 35 above. He died in 1302.
56 In 1302–1303.
57 Thomas de Brauncestre, junior, goldbeater, died in 1309, and another Thomas de Brauncestre in 1312 (Cal. Wills, Husting, i., 206, 234).
58 Pardon in mortmain, 6th July, 1321, u.s.
59 In 1303–1304.
60 Pardon in mortmain, 6th July, 1321, u.s.
61 In 1305–1306.
62 Custos.
63 Or Condute.
64 In 1306–1307.
65 Sysors, MS.
66 Between October, 1311, and July, 1312.
67 Between October, 1313, and July, 1314.
68 On the site of St. James's Palace; there is a reference to it in the reign of Richard I. (Stow, Survey of London, ii., 101, 374).
69 Between October, 1316, and July, 1317.
70 Nicholas Faringdon the second, died in 1361.
71 January-October, 1353.
72 Mayor in 1238–1239.
73 Or Waleys; mayor in 1273–1274, 1281–1284, and 1298–1299; died in 1302.
74 Alderman of Cornhill, c. 1269–1280, sheriff in 1272–1273; died in 1280 (Beaven, Aldermen, i., 375; Cal. Wills, i., 49).
75 scilicet to procurauit added by the same hand.
76 Mayor 1274–1281, 1284–1285; died in 1291; see p. 73 above.
77 Died before 1312 (cf. Cal. Wills, i., 221); see p. 85 above.
78 He was dead before Eccleston wrote in 1258–1259 (De Adventu, p. 27).
79 Brewer reads "bonis"; but the word is rubricated as part of the name and Beuis, as given by Stow, is possibly correct.
80 Occurs 1230 and 1231 (Cal. Charter Rolls, i., 51, 111).
81 Mentioned by Adam Marsh (Monumenta Franciscana, i., 395); papal subcollector in Scotland in 1248 (Bullarium Franciscanum, i., p. 510).
82 Stow identifies with Salamon de Basyng; but Salekin, who was "adolescens," cannot be the Salomon de Basyng who was sheriff in 1214.
83 It is doubtful whether this can be the Henry Frowyke who died in 1286; see p. 48 above.
84 Since this comes from the De Adventu, p. 27, the date must be before 1257.
85 I cannot identify him, unless he is Geoffrey atte Cundute who was sheriff in 1306–1307.
86 Occurs in 1310 and 1324 (Cal. Letter-Book, D., 32, 48); died in 1353 (Cal. Wills, i., 373).
87 Died in 1325; see p. 166 below. Henry Darcy was one of his executors (Cal. Wills, Husting, i., 311–312).
88 On this document see pp. 48–51 above.
89 The rubricated text has faded, but the margin is clear.
90 Now Leather Lane.
91 MS. is imperfect; "iuxta" is supplied from Stow.
92 distans Stow.
93 qui MS.
94 The red ink has faded, but the name seems to be "Basyng". Stow omits it.
95 fr[..]m in MS.
96 The date is incomplete in MS.
97 In the MS. there is no fresh heading; but it is necessary to mark the break of subject.
98 The reference to Albon points to a date, c. 1330, see p. 166 below. Knotte is not an uncommon London name in the fourteenth century. A Richard Knotte was Warden of London Bridge before 1300 (Cal. Letter-Book, C., 78).
99 Minister, 1258–1264; see p. 192 below.
100 St. Ewen.
101 A church which must have vanished at an early date. It is never mentioned in the Calender of Wills nor in the Letter-Books.
102 Elsing Spittle, founded in place of a house of nuns in 1329 (Stow, Survey, i., 294).
103 See p. 155. For the deed relating to the exchange with Trinity Priory see Calendar of Ancient Deeds, A. 2179.
104 One William de Causton died in 1298, but another occurs in 1312 (id., i., 130, 230).
105 Died in 1305 (id., i., 168).
106 procurauit, MS.
107 Husband of Beatrix, daughter of Henry III.; see p. 71 above.
108 Mary de St. Pol, wife of Aymer de Valence (d. 1325) Earl of Pembroke; she was foundress of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and a great benefactress of the friars; she died in 1375.
109 Tenth Earl (1291–1314).
110 tandem, MS.
111 Married (1) Piers Gaveston, (2) Hugh de Audley, who was created Earl of Gloucester.
112 Wife of Hugh le Despencer (d. 1326).
113 Wife of John de Burgh (d. 1313), Earl of Ulster; she married again in 1315, and survived till 1360. (Complete Peerage, viii. 6.)
114 Alderman of London, and compiler of the Liber de Antiquis Logibus. His will was proved in February, 1275 (Sharpe, Cal. Wills, Husting, i., 22). See also Riley, Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs, p. ix.
115 See p. 192 below.
116 custodie, MS.
117 See p. 71 above.
118 Possibly a kinsman of Arnold Thedmar.
119 Died in 1336 (Cal. Wills, i., 411).
120 fonte, MS.
121 prima, MS.
122 fecerunt, MS.
123 Brewer reads Cokaine. John Cobham is probably the third baron; see p. 106 above.
124 Occurs in 1300 (Sharpe, Cal. Wills, i., 145).
125 John, first Lord Charlton of Powys (d. 1353) married in 1309 Hawisia, daughter of Gruffud ap Owen. Also called "lord of Pool" (Dict. Nat. Biog., x., 125).
126 Richard Betoyne, mayor in 1326, whom Stow calls Britaine (Survey, ii., 164). Will proved 19th May, 1341, mentions Margaret his wife (Sharpe, Cal. Wills, i., 445).
127 Walter de Gorst occurs between 1304 and 1320 (Letter-Book, D., 157; E., 172); there is nothing to show whether he was a skinner, or a pepperer.
128 John de Triple by will, proved 25th January, 1325, left many bequests for charities, including all the houses of friars in London; his wife's name was Alemanna (Sharpe, Cal. Wills, i., 311).
129 Will proved 1st May, 1325 (id., i., 313).
130 I cannot identify him.
131 Wife of Piers Gaveston; see p. 163 above. Her mother's second husband was Ralph de Monthermer.
132 Will of William Albon, fellmonger, in 1348 (Sharpe, Cal. Wills, i., 542); William Albon, smith, occurs in 1364 (Letter-Book, G., 174). Probably the Albon who gave the window was the one who paid for the hospice by the infirmary; see p. 161 above.
133 Perhaps Stanes or Estanes, which was not an uncommon London name between 1300 and 1350.
134 Sheriff in 1376; alderman of Lime Street Ward, 1376–1377, 1378–1379, and 1380–1381; M.P. for the City, 1380; knighted for services against Wat Tyler in 1381. Will dated 1st February, 1382, enrolled 30th July, 1383. Chantry for him and his wife Cristina at St. Michael, Wood Street (Beaven, Aldermen, p. 391; Riley, Memorials, p. 451; Cal. Wills, ii., 236, 404).
135 Walterus, MS.; corrected to Simon by Stow. It is difficult to be certain which is meant, both were fishmongers; Simon's known wife was called Alice, and Walter's Cristina. Simon was sheriff in 1364, mayor in 1368, and died in 1383. He made bequests to the four orders of friars (Cal. Wills, ii., 243). For Walter see note below.
136 Not identified.
137 Henry, Earl of Lancaster, died in 1345.
138 It is impossible to identify him for certain. A William Loveney was Keeper of the Great Wardrobe under Henry IV. (Wylie, Henry IV., iv., 197). Loveney's wife was buried "coram altaribus"; see p. 110 above. The reglazing of this window may be due to its reconstruction when the porch was built after 1398.
139 The association of the names suggests identification with John Lovekyn mayor in 1348, 1358, 1365, and 1366, who died in 1368, and his servant and friend, the famous Sir William Walworth, mayor in 1380, who died in 1386. But Lovekyn had two wives called Mabel and Margaret; the latter survived him. William Walworth's wife was Margaret; I cannot say whether he married his master's widow (see Herbert, Livery Companies, ii., 56–58). There was a John Walworth, vintner, who died in 1396, but his wife was called Agatha (Cal. Wills, ii., 324).
140 On St. Maurice's Day, 15th January, 1363.
141 Sheriff, 1335, died, 1351, leaving money to the five orders of friars in London; mentions his wife Cristina in his will (Cal. Wills, i., 653). He was never mayor; see note above.
142 Mercer, mayor, 1342 and 1355, died, 1358 (Cal. Wills, ii., 5).
143 It is not quite clear what is meant. One Adam Fraunceys was a celebrated London merchant, mayor, 1352–1354, died, 1375 (Cal. Wills, ii., 171). But he does not seem to have been a knight.
144 I cannot find a Thomas Cavendish, goldsmith; it might be conjectured to refer to Thomas Cavendish, mercer, who was a prominent citizen, and died in 1348, but that he was buried at St. Thomas Acon (Cal. Wills, i., 547; Watney, Hist. St. Thomas of Acon, 30), whilst the reference here is presumably to the Thomas Candysch, whose burial is recorded on p. 122 above.
145 Mercer, alderman, 1299–1321, sheriff, 1302–1303, died, 1324 (Cal. Wills, i., 309; Beaven, Aldermen, i., 379).
146 Mercer or draper, perhaps a son of the Thomas Cavendish mentioned above; mayor, 1362–1363; died, 1372; his son Roger was a Friar Minor (Cal. Wills, ii., 149; Watney, u.s., 35).
147 Mary de St. Pol, Countess of Pembroke, wife of Aymer de Valence (d. 1325), a great benefactress of the friars, she died in 1375. See pp. 163, 202.
148 Antiquo altari MS. "The Altar of St. Mary."
149 See p. 55.
150 Ninth Earl of Gloucester, died in 1314.
151 Vintners.
152 Probably Richard de Gloucester, alderman 1295–1323; died 1323 (Cal. Wills, i., 302; Beaven, Aldermen, i., 378).
153 Also called Walter le Benere, died in 1336 (Cal. Wills, i., 415). Buried in the Chapel of St. Mary, see p. 80 above.
154 Robert Hauteyn (d. 1281) mentions Juliana his wife; Juliana Hauteyn wife of Thomas Romeyn occurs in 1304 (Cal. Wills, i., 52, 161).
155 Pepperer, sheriff 1290–1291, mayor 1309–1310, died 1313; his wife Juliana survived him (Cal. Wills, i., 238).
156 Pepperer, died in 1328 (Cal. Wills, i., 340).
157 Husband of Beatrix, daughter of Henry III., died 1305.
158 Margaret Segrave, daughter of Thomas of Brotherton, and Countess of Norfolk in her own right, died in 1399.
159 On these dimensions see p. 38 above.
160 et, MS.
161 qualibet, MS.
162 quilibet, MS.
163 Blank in MS.
164 errata, MS.
165 Sic in MS.; meaning £456.
166 Nicholas de Lyra.
167 sepulture, MS.
168 See p. 60.
169 [deco]ratum, Brewer.
170 sic. MS.; read Conduxi.
171 Incomplete in MS. It was probably through a misunderstanding of this note that the Greyfriars Chronicle was at one time called "Bavard's Chronicle".
172 The French original of this Indenture was recited in Letters Patent of 42 Edward III., whence Mr. Shepherd printed it ap. Archæological Journal, lix., 262–263. In Vitellius F. xii. the letter "y" is used commonly (though not always) to represent the ancient thorn. In the text above it has seemed best to print "th" throughout.
173 que in the French.
174 The MS. is damaged: the French text supplies the corrections, reading "deux centz et duszes pies".
175 Jetties; gistes in the French.
176 paiement in the French; but it seems to mean pavement.
177 faitz endentez, French.
178 entrechaungeablement, French.
179 A Latin abstract is contained in Letters Patent of Richard II., which are printed in Archælogical Journal, lix., 264–266. The French text of a nearly identical deed is given below on pp. 204–207.
180 but as MS.
181 al West bout ioust la dite porte, French.
182 euermore. And an, MS.
183 plus bas que, French.
184 tenaunt, French.
185 leur porche, French.
186 The date is not clearly written. Originally it seems to have been Mcccccxix., afterwards altered to Mcccccxxviij. The Mayor's name shows that the true date was 1528–1529. This deed has been added.
187 For the position of Pynchyn's house see the deed on p. 212 below.