Index of subjects

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The words printed in heavy type will be found in the Glossary References to names of persons and places should be sought in the Index of Persons and Places

A dagger (†) denotes that the word against which it appears will be found in the Glossary of Lincoln Wills, volume I

A

Abbey, an, daughters sent to learn at, xxv, 160

Administration, renunciation of, 5

Agnus Dei

Alderman, 41, 56, 191

Alibaster, St. John's head of, 52

All Souls' day, s.v. Salmes day

Almain-rivets, Almmenreuyttes

Alms, s.v. Burial; Obit; Poor

Alms-bed, bequest for, 130

Altar, red horse bequeathed to, 182
-, —, the town, 164
-, —, cloth, 31, 111, 149

Altars, passim

Ambling

Ambry, Aumbry

Anchoress, 40, 175

Angel noble. See also Noble

Anniversary, s.v. Obit

Anoil

Anourements†, anornaments, anowrmentes, 41, 111, 158, 184, 200–1, 204, 208

Apparels†, perels, 51

Apprenticeship, 113, 213

Ark†, a narke, 33, 56, 87, 98, 107, 116, 144, 187, 207
-, —, the red, in Lincoln cathedral, 209

Armorial bearings, harness, 51, 80

Arms and armour, s.v. Almainrivets; Arrows; Bow; Buckler; Cross-bow; Jack; Pole-axe; Sallett; Splints; Sword

Arrayments

Auditor, 81

Aumbry, s.v. Ambry

B

Bachelor in decrees, xxvii, 8
-, — of laws, xxvii, 5

Bailiff, 72. See also s.v. Lincoln, city of

Baker, 134, 199

Banner-cloth for gild, 90

Banquer†, 52

Barley, summer fallow, 34

Basin, lattyn, with a rose in the myddes, 52

Bead-houses, 76
-, — -roll, 32, 99, 121. See also Beads

Beads, 11, 26, 107, 144
-, amber, 31, 200
-, coral, 58, 104, 107
-, —, with silver gauds, 87, 124, 138
-, —, with silver gauds gilded, 51
-, jet, 124, 195
-, —, with jewels, 143
-, Messynden, 75
-, pair of, xxi
-, rehearsing of the, 56
-, —. See also Bead-roll; Rosary

Beadsmen, 191

Beast, bequest of, to find a light, 124

Beasts, cushions embroidered with representations of, 52

Bed, long

Bee-hive, 207

Bees, 175, 207
-, —, stall of, 166
-, —, swarm of, 18

Bell-man, s.v. Obit

Bellows, 105

Bells, church, 11, 15, 17, 32, 34, 82, 107, 118, 123, 125, 136, 150–1, 156, 158, 160, 169, 183, 186, 188–9, 191–3, 205, 209. See also Burial; Obit

Bend of leather, a

Bequeathments, bequethmentes, 100, 105, 133

Bewyt

Bird-work, a coverlet embroidered with, 52

Blacksmith's tools, 105

Blanket

Boat, 29, 90, 105, 110, 200. See also Hooker; Ship

Boiled leather

Bonnet, 41, 143, 166, 172
-, —, a red night-, 172

Books, bequest of, 6, 206, 211. See also Books; Bucolics; Grailbook; Portas

Borlyng. See Burling

Bowl, s.v. Silver gilt; Silver parcel gilt

Bowyer, a, 63

Branded

Brandreth

Bread and ale, s.v. Obit; Poor

Bredes

Brewing utensils, 52, 183, 211

Bridge, s.v. Asfordby, Lincoln

Bridges, maintenance of, 13, 38, 74, 122

Bring forth (for burial), 42, 73, 104, 190

Broiling-iron

Brooch, 12

Bruges satin, s.v. Bruges

Buckler, 178

Bucolics, book of, 215, 216

Bunwayn

Burgage tenements, devisable, xix

Burial—
-, alms at, 9, 59, 178, 186
-, bread given at, 63, 87, 171
-, in church, fee for, 178–9
-, dole at, xi, 17
-, pompous, forbidden, xi, 89
-, provision to secure attendance at, xi
-, ringing at, xi, 23, 89

Burial day, services, etc., on, 5, 10, 32, 45, 50, 73, 120, 134, 139, 150, 171, 190, 203, 210, 214
-, —, —. See also Dead

Burling†, borlyng, burning, 79, 85, 150, 171, 200, 202

Butcher, 60, 152

Butt

Butter

Bynk bord

C

Caldron, 52

Camlet†, Chamlet, 12, 162, 211

Canon, petty, 206
-, — -priest, 164

Capital messuage†, principal messuage, head house, 1, 7, 25–7, 30, 43, 67, 86, 91, 99, 101, 109, 113, 138, 183–4, 194

Care Sunday

Carpenter's tools, 198

Carpet† cloth, 41

Carsey, s.v. Kersey

Causey, bequest for, 84

Certum

Chafer, chauffer, 52

Chafing-dish†, 43, 66, 86, 183, 208
-, — — without horys, 52

Chalice, 22, 75, 152
-, —, all gilt, 50

Chamberlains, 191

Chantries. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Barrow
-, Burton by Lincoln
-, Donington in Holland
-, Grantham
-, Hale, Great
-, Heckington
-, Kirton in Holland
-, Leake
-, Leicester
-, Somercotes, South
-, Spilsby

Chantry, 76, 87, 132, 184
-, —, foundation of, 81
-, — -priest, 10, 27n, 53, 78, 84, 87, 132, 206

Chapel, 146, 165, 193, 210

Chapels. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Bagworth
-, Barton on Humber
-, Birstall
-, Boston
-, Brandon
-, Broughton Astley
-, Butterwick in Holland
-, Claythorpe
-, Fenton
-, Fleet
-, Gelston
-, Hough on the Hill
-, Huncote
-, Quadring
-, Rauceby South
-, Ringsdon
-, Rippingale
-, Sedgebrook
-, Snitterby
-, Sudbrook
-, Sutton St. James
-, Thurmaston

Chaplain, 1, 6, 30, 43, 53, 59, 69, 71, 100, 130, 137, 143, 157, 179, 212

Charters, 217, 218

Chasuble, vestment, 6, 22

Chattels, bequests of, xix, xx, xxii
-, —, bairns' part, wife's part, dead's part of, xx, xxi

Cheese, s.v. Obit

Chest, 31, 41, 48, 52, 65, 69, 85, 153, 207
-, —, Flanders, 117
-, — of wainscot, 48
-, —, containing evidences, 52
-, —. See also Ambry; Coffer; Kist

Chief lords, service due to, 108

Child brought up for God's sake, 182

Choir, men and children in the, 121

Church building, 37, 184
-, —, fee for burial in, 2, 56, 58, 178–9, 209
-, — garth, 191

Church greves†, church graves, 84, 199

Churchmasters†, 44, 94, 97, 158

Churchwardens, 10, 29, 30, 32, 36, 49, 57, 68, 109, 110, 126, 146, 150–1, 184

Clementines, the, ixn

Clerk in holy orders, passim
-, —, parish, 44, 50
-, —, singing at mass, etc., 89, 199

Coat, furred, 134

Cob-irons†, 44

Coffer, 88, 91, 96, 116. See also Ambry; Chest; Kist

Collect, special, in mass of requiem, 17

Colleges, s.v. Spilsby; Tattershall

Commendation†, xi, 17, 148, 190–1

Commissary, 2, 18
-, — and official, 211–12

Confession, the last, xii, xiii

Confessor, s.v. Ghostly father

Confilius, godchild, 212

Cope, 18, 36, 64, 94, 130, 135
-, —, to be bought for 20s., 36

Copes, three, of blue colour, to be bought for 8l., 116

Copyhold land, 8, 22, 26–7, 35–6, 48, 54, 73, 75, 82, 97, 101, 109–10, 119, 126, 147, 156, 159, 189
-, — —, surrender of, 26

Coral, s.v. Beads

Corium bullietum, s.v. Boiled leather

Corpse-present†, corse-present, x, xxiii, 13, 133

Cote, Koote, 35

Coteclothe, a, 23

Coucher

Counsel learned in the law, 99, 141, 143

Counterpoint†, a, of verder warke, 52

Court-roll, copy of, 8. See also Copyhold land

Courts, ecclesiastical, judges of, xxvii

Coverlet, red, with byrde warke, 52

Crook

Cross, crucifix, 69, 104, 128, 132, 154, 163
-, — by the kyrke way, 67
-, — called 'powll hyrd,' 114
-, — in churchyard, 14, 131
-, — with painting of St. Mary and St. John, 136

Cross-bow and shafts, 50

Cross-week

Crown, s.v. Silver gilt

Crucifix, s.v. Cross

Cup, s.v. Silver gilt

Curate, 8, 9, 11–12, 14, 16, 19, 20–2, 27, 27n, 35, 49, 62, 68, 84, 99, 103, 115, 124, 127, 136, 139, 145, 152, 156, 156n, 160, 162, 164–5, 176, 182, 186, 210

Cushions with beasts upon them, 52

Custom work

Cutted

Cypress, satin of, 211, 214

D

Dais, s.v. Dese

Daker†, s.v. Dicker

Damask, 22, 93

Dan

Deacon, 10

Dead, the, burial and commemoration of, s.v. Burial day; Commendation; Dirige; Masses; Obit; Placebo; Requiem; Seventh day; Thirtieth day; Trental; Year-day

Death, uncertainty of, dread of, x, 15, 36, 77, 141

Debt-book, 25

Decretals, the, ixn

Delf

Demiceint, dymysent. See also Girdles

Dese

Di'† (half), 27–8, 35, 153, etc.

Diamond, 211

Diaper work, 53, 58

Dicker†, daker of leather, 128, 144–5, 210

Dirige†, xi, 17, 31–2, 39, 44, 73, 80–1, 89, 94, 99, 108, 111, 121, 124, 131, 143, 147–8, 150, 163, 171, 185, 190–1, 197, 199, 208, 210

Distructorium Viciorum, s.v. Books

Doctor of decrees, xxvii, 212
-, — of laws, xxvii

Dogs, s.v. Greyhounds; Hounds; Spaniels

Dornick, dornyx

Double feasts, 81

Doublet†, 8, 12, 75, 93, 105, 123, 126, 155, 162, 179, 211, 213

Dowed, dowyd

Draper, 6, 62, 74

Dubler†, doobler, doubler, 63, 185

Dymysent, s.v. Demiceint

E

Easter Sepulchre, 89, 125
-, — —, wardens of, 76
-, — —. See also Lights

Eels, 105

Embroidery, s.v. Beasts; Bird-work

Esquire, aswyer, 3, 18, 42, 49, 64–5, 77, 79, 80–1, 100, 113, 118, 121, 124, 133, 135, 141–2, 158, 160, 165, 172, 201, 211

Everychon, s.v. Iche

F

Fabric†, s.v. Works

Farm, land let to, 84

Farmhold, free, 7

Farthing, fardyng

Farthing bread

Feather-bed, plumale, 118

Fen-kine, 112

Feoffees, 7, 22–3, 27–8, 37, 51, 64, 67, 76, 78, 81, 87, 94, 99, 103, 110, 120–1, 124, 132, 169, 174, 196, 204

Files, fylys, 105

Fimble

Final expenses

Fine for lands, 188

Fishing gear, 200
-, — ground, 155

Fishmonger, 90

Fitches

Flanders chest, 117

Font, children raised from the, 2, 118, 142

Fox, 93

Free copy and bond copy, 22

Frem

Friars, 101, 151
-, —, letter of brotherhood In order of, 89
-, —, orders of. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Boston
-, Grantham
-, Grimsby
-, Hounslow
-, Knaresborough
-, Leicester
-, Lincoln
-, Lynn, King's
-, Newark
-, Nottingham
-, Stamford

Frundel

Funeral, s.v. Burial; Dead

Furgon, forgan

Furs, s.v. Coat; Gown; Tippet

G

Gaberdine†, 178

Gad

Garment, toga†, 142

Garnish† of vessels, 41, 48, 52, 66

Gauds†, s.v. Beads

Gentleman, 4, 5, 26, 32, 49, 50–1, 73, 75, 81, 89, 94, 110, 128–9, 143, 155, 158, 172–4, 214

Gentlemen, children to be found like, 7

Gentlewoman, 100

Gesta Romanorum, s.v. Books

Ghostly father, 41, 91, 93, 134, 145, 153

Gild—
-, alderman of, 108, 190–1
-, brotherhood of, 175
-, chamberlain of, 108
-, devise to, for 99 years, 190
-, dinner, De profundis to be said at, 197
-, house, 178
-, masters of, 175
-, priests of, 121

Gilding of image of our lady of pity, 87

Gilds. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Authorpe
-, Barkston le Willows
-, Boston
-, Braceborough
-, Broughton, Brant
-, Bullington
-, Burgh in the Marsh
-, Caythorpe
-, Coningsby
-, Croft
-, Elsham
-, Fishtoft
-, Frampton
-, Frieston
-, Friskney
-, Fulbeck
-, Gainsborough
-, Grainthorpe
-, Grimoldby
-, Hannah
-, Hinckley
-, Horncastle
-, Keal, West
-, Keelby
-, Kirton in Holland
-, Leadenham
-, Leicester
-, Lincoln
-, Ormsby, South
-, Osbournby
-, Riby
-, Saxilby
-, Sibsey
-, Sleaford
-, Somercotes, North
-, Sutton, Long
-, Torksey
-, Wainfleet All Saints

Gilt work, s.v. Girdles; Rood-loft; Salts; Silver gilt

Gimmal

Girdles, 11, 51, 87, 107, 130, 144, 161, 200
-, demiceint, dymysyn, gilt, with a red stone, and 6 apparels, the coorse raised work, 51
-, Harnessed†, 75, 119
-, black harnessed†, 144
-, silver harnessed†, 40, 58, 83, 138, 202
-, harnessed† with a blue corps, 107
-, with 6 'pypys' silver and gilt, 26
-, silver, 33

Goblet†, s.v. Silver gilt; Silver parcel gilt

Godchildren, passim. See also Confilius; Font

Gold, s.v. Rings

Gown, furred, 18, 93, 124, 126, 178, 211, 213
-, —, lined with satin, 56, 211, 213–14

Grace, our Lady of, 15

Grail, gradual

Grange, 9

Greyhounds, 50

Gris, grice

Groats for the poor, 90

Gyle-fat

H

Hair

Halfpenny (obolus) dole, 56

Hanger

Harness, armorial bearings

Harness, armour

Harnessed† girdles, s.v. Girdles

Head house, s.v. Capital messuage

Head-sheet†, 53

Hearse†, 191, 199

Hedeman pences

Heifer, hecfurth†, 47

Heirloom, 18, 24–5, 45, 51, 91, 94

Hele, 93

Hempground, 155

Hempland, 69, 86, 110. Cp. Terre

Hewke

Highways, maintenance of, 23, 42, 49, 55, 122, 156, 200

Hogners

Holm

Holy-water-stock, 43

Home, whoom, to bring

Homestadyll

Hood, 18

Hooker, howker bote

Hoop

Hoop, hope, upe

Horse, mortuary, 213

Horses, stabling for, 42

Hose-cloth, pair of, 41

Hounds, 50

Housing

Huke

Husbandman, 34, 43, 54, 123, 142, 153–5, 166, 168, 179–80, 188, 191, 193, 195–6, 202

Hustlements

Hutch†, 185

Hynger, s.v. Hanger

I

Iche†, ich, ych, everych, everychon, ichone, ychan, ychon, ylkon (each, each one), 54, 143, 150, 156, 157, 159, 170, 187, 192, 207–8

Images, s.v. Lights

Indument

Inn, s.v. Boston

Intestacy, horror of, in early days, xii, xiii, 215–16

Inventory, 51–3, 65–6, 84–5

J

Jack†, jake, a, 65, 120

Jacket, 41

Jake, s.v. Jack

Jerkin, 93, 105, 162, 172

Jet, s.v. Beads

Jewels, s.v. Beads; Girdles; Pearls; Rings; Silver

Jointure, 31, 120; 163

Jurisdiction in testamentary causes, xxi, xxii

Justice, of the Bench, s.v. Fitzwilliam
-, —, chief, s.v. Hubert, Walter

K

Kendal

Kerchief, 41, 175

Kersey

Kimnell

Kirkegraves†, 84

Kirkmasters†, 158

Kirkwardens, 61, 184

Kirtle†, 11

Kist

Knight, 4, 18, 49–51, 53, 80–1, 140, 165, 174, 180

Knoppes†, 51

Kylneheire, 52

L

Labourer, 185

Lair-stone

Lamb, 124, 213

Land, a

Land, farmed out or let, 180
-, —, 5 riggs sonderly lying, 46
-, —, 11 acres seperally lieng, 37
-, —, post-obit gifts of, xviii
-, —, restraint on alienation of, by will, xix, xxii
-, — in south-east Lincolnshire described as lying under buildings that are devised, or as the land that such buildings stand upon, xxv, 27, 40, 55, 69, 71, 84, 91, 102, 113, 162, 182, 184, 195
-, —. See also Butt; Capital messuage†; Copyhold; Customwork; Farthing; Fine; Gad; Leasows; Mortmain; Oxgangs; Rigg; Stang; Thing; Will and testament; Wong

Latten†, 42–3, 52, 85, 96, 174

Laver, 10, 45, 48, 85, 144, 174, 183

Laver-stone, 183

Lead†, a, 39, 85, 116, 144, 183, 187, 207, 211

Leasows

Leather, s.v. Bend; Dicker†; Tanner

Ledo, I bequeath, 5

Lefull†, 12, 186, 210

Legitim, law of, xx, xxi

Libra†, li', a pound, 195

Lifeload, 9

Lights, candles, tapers, lamps, passim. Especially—
-, of the altar, 178
-, in the chancel, 186
-, in the high rood-loft, 124
-, in the little rood-loft, 124
-, about the hearse at funerals, 171, 199
-, the common light, 178
-, Hogners' light
-, King Henry's light, 205
-, maidens' light, 115
-, May light, 146
-, plough light, 74, 115
-, Pricket
-, Sanctus candles, 179
-, torch light, 193
-, weavers' light, 144
-, wesayll light, s.v. Wassail
-, yeomen's light, 115
-, — of or before—
-, the Agnus, 124
-, the cross, 159
-, the Holy Ghost, 115
-, our Lady, 62–3, 76, 95, 97, 106–7, 124–5, 142, 179, 183, 196–7, 204–5, 209
-, — of Brygdyke, 76
-, — of Grace, 115
-, — of Pity, 106, 151
-, — and St. Michael, 78
-, the rood, 75, 106, 115, 159, 169, 195, 204, 209
-, the Sacrament, 18, 125, 152, 186–7, 189
-, St. Hugh's head, 177
-, various Saints, 74, 76, 106, 108, 115, 118, 128, 146, 148, 183, 195–7, 202, 207
-, St. Sepulchre, 106
-, the Sepulchre, 42, 74, 76, 127, 148, 159, 183, 193, 206
-, St. Sunday, 144
-, St. Trynion, 15
-, the Trinity, 202
-, the White Lady, 195

Linen, 53, 65

Livelihood, s.v. Lifeload

Livery, a jacket for, 90

Long bed, 89

Luce

M

Malt for ale bequeathed to a chapel, 91

Manors. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Goltho
-, Rauceby, North
-, Rauceby, South
-, Waythe

Mantle, 18

Mariner, 17, 103

Marriage-portion, 22–3, 79, 101, 123, 130, 141
-, — settlement, 51

Married five times, a man, xi, 190

Mash-fat

Mass-book, 75

Mass-pence, mespens, 32, 97, 148, 191, 208
-, — —, 6d. to the vicar for, 96
-, — —. See also Hedeman pences

Masses, 121–2
-, for the dead, xi, 1, 3, 5, 28, 34–5, 40, 45, 53, 59, 62, 76, 78, 81, 84, 93, 95, 99, 107, 111, 114, 116–17, 120, 123–4, 134, 141, 148, 152, 161, 164, 175, 189, 196, 198, 210
-, —, at Scala Caeli, xi, xii, 106, 169, 171–2, 175, 190, 196
-, —, cost of, xii
-, for the dead for—
-, 3 months, 97, 105, 107, 119, 203
-, 6 months, 16, 106, 123, 135, 138, 141, 145, 167, 178, 184
-, 1 year, 12, 15, 17, 44, 55, 59– 60, 71, 90, 96, 127, 140, 146, 155, 160–1, 170, 178, 188, 198, 214
-, 2 years, 10, 21, 30, 102, 125, 145, 211–12
-, 3 years, 64, 87, 124
-, 4 years, 3, 73, 80, 190
-, 15 years, 204
-, 20 years, 173
-, 99 years, 28, 76, 132
-, —. See also Dead, the

Maundy, the, on Sheer Thursday

Mayor, s.v. Lincoln, city of

Mazer†, 12, 41, 44, 60, 107, 135–6
-, —, a standing, with cover, 18

Menyng day

Mercer, 40, 69, 90, 92

Mercery, 92

Merchant, 56

Messe

Messynden beads, s.v. Beads

Mill, 95, 189
-, —, horse, 25, 112, 120, 152, 195

Mind

Minster† or monastery of Lincoln, 56, 89

Morella, morlay

Mortest

Mortmain†, allusions to the law of, 12, 28–9, 75, 84, 190

Mortuaries†, x, xxiii, 190, 200, passim
-, —, custom of the town of Boston concerning, 105, 114, 190
-, —, custom of the city of Lincoln concerning, 90
-, —. See also Corpsepresent; Principal

Musterdevillys

Mydosalte

N

Name, two children called by the same christian, 46, 134, 205

Names, Christian, unusual—
-, Ancell, 35
-, Collette, 197
-, Dowke, 129
-, Dye, 155
-, Edan, 207
-, Gernegan, 217
-, Isabel or Elizabeth, 21
-, Jasabelle, 31
-, Mauncer, 2–4
-, Paronell, 149
-, Sare (masculine), 202
-, Sythe, 129, 130
-, —, surnames, unusual—
-, Doggenek', 218
-, Goddysman, 79
-, Makehait, 215–18
-, — of animals, xxiv, 195–6, 204
-, — of places, fields, etc. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Bennington in Holland
-, Bicker
-, Blyton
-, Boston
-, Burgh in the Marsh
-, Butterwick in Holland
-, Cotes, North
-, Donington in Holland
-, Fishtoft
-, Frampton
-, Frieston
-, Friskney
-, Fulstow
-, Gayton le Marsh
-, Gedney
-, Gonerby
-, Hundleby
-, Irby in the Marsh
-, Keal, East
-, Keal, West
-, Kirton in Holland
-, Leake
-, Leverton
-, Mareham le Fen
-, Marshchapel
-, Moulton
-, Newton [in Aveland]
-, Owersby, North
-, Partney
-, Pinchbeck
-, Quadring
-, Spalding
-, Stickford
-, Sutterton
-, Sutton St. James
-, Sutton, Long
-, Swineshead
-, Tealby
-, Theddlethorpe All Saints
-, Toynton St. Peter
-, Tydd St. Mary
-, Wainfleet All Saints
-, Washingborough
-, Wigtoft

Napery, 18, 42, 43, 53

Nets, fishing, 85
-, — for eels, 105

Night-bonnet, a red, 172

Noble†, a, 33, 35, 123, 134, 209. See also Angel Noble

Notary, 37, 114

Note†, musical notation, 108, 147

Novice, 15, 163–4, 190

Nun, 5–6, 15, 18

Nurslings, 47

Nut, Nutte. See also Silver

O

Obit, year-day, anniversary, menyng day, xi, 6, 10, 17–18, 26, 29, 30, 32, 37, 39, 41, 43–5, 50, 57, 59, 73, 83–4, 94, 96, 99, 103, 118, 120–1, 124–6, 130, 146, 150, 160, 199, 210
-, for 3 years, 59
-, for 6 years, 17
-, for 14 years, 50
-, for 20 years, 37
-, for 31 years, 38
-, for 84 years, 24
-, for 99 years, 184, 190, 191, 198, 199, 208
-, while the law will admit, 75
-, to the world's end, 68
-, for ever, 97, 108, 127, 128, 151, 156, 164
-, alms at, 39, 44, 57, 94, 126, 199, 208
-, beasts and sheep bequeathed for maintenance of, 10, 43–4, 97, 151
-, bellman going through the city at, 57
-, — ringing at, 10, 39, 44, 57, 59, 97, 99, 126, 130, 191, 198–9, 208
-, bread and ale given at, xi, xii, 32, 57, 59, 99, 121, 148
-, bread, ale and cheese given at, 44
-, parish clerk at, 57, 97, 99, 126, 191, 198–9
-, —. See also Dead; Scala Caeli; Year-day

Officials ecclesiastical, s.v. Lincoln; Stow

Organs†, 146, 175, 185

Ornament. See also Vice

Ornaments pertaining to a cart and plough, 83

Orphans, s.v. Lincoln

Oxgangs of land, 96

P

Pack horse, 39

Painted cloth†, 24, 41, 52

Pair†, a set, 4, 26, 31, 51, 75, 87, 107, 124, 138, 146, 175, 195, 200

Papal legate, 4

Parish clerk, 97, 162. See also Obit

Paryshyng

Paternoster, ave and credo, souls to be prayed for with, 56

Pece†, pese, 80. See also Silver; Silver gilt

Pendent, s.v. Silver

Penny†, 9, 98
-, — or pennyworth†, 35, 74

Pennyworth†, 136, 205

Perapsides, platters, 6

Pewter, 12, 42–3, 48, 52, 66, 83, 85, 174, 185

Phallarae

Picture

Pilgrimages to saints, 76

Pingle†, a, 146

Pips, s.v. pypys

Pity, our Lady of, 15

Pix for the sacrament, 4

Place-names, s.v. Names

Placebo†, xi, 17, 73, 80, 108, 111, 124, 148, 190–1, 197
-, — and dirige, with nine lessons and commendation, 17

Plague, the, x

Platters, perapsides, 6

Plumale†, 118

Pole-axe, 120

Poor, alms for, xi, 5, 6, 10, 23–4, 31, 38–9, 80, 90, 99, 117, 126, 131, 148, 169, 184, 186, 191, 208, 214
-, —, —, on Good Friday, 31, 158
-, —, —, on All Souls' day, 191
-, —, bread and ale for, in Crossweek, 76
-, —, —, in Lent, 121
-, —, farthing bread for, on All Souls' day, 24
-, —, halfpenny dole for, 56
-, —, penny dole for, 17, 90

Portas

Posnet†, 43, 52, 174

Pottinger†, 43, 174

Pounced†, 18

Preacher, praying for souls, bequest to, 41

Preachers, books for, s.v. Books

Preculae

Pricket, s.v. Lights

Priest, 9, 27, 165, 167, and passim
-, — singing his first mass, 178, 186
-, —, s.v. canon, secular

Priesthood, training for the, 176

Primogeniture, xviii

Principal, principalium†, x, xxiii, 63, 68, 69, 87, 95, 106, 215, 216

Probate, courts of, xxii

Proctor, 4, 92

Pypys

Q

Quern, for malt, mustard, etc., 66

Quey†, qwe, qwye, 10, 58, 73, 83, 95, 106, 113, 120, 166, 171, 186, 205

R

Rackan

Raised work

Reckoning, church, day of, 18

Recovery, 204

Red ark†, in Lincoln cathedral, 3

Registrar, 1

Religious Houses. See in Index of Persons and Places—
-, Bardney
-, Beverley
-, Broadholme
-, Bullington
-, Catley
-, Coton, Nun
-, Coventry
-, Elsham
-, Ferriby, North
-, Fosse
-, Frieston
-, Greenfield
-, Grimsby
-, Hagnaby
-, Haverholme
-, Heynings
-, Hounslow
-, Humberstone
-, Kirkstead
-, Knaresborough
-, Lincoln, St. Katherine's
-, Louth Park
-, Markby
-, Mattersey
-, Newbo
-, Nocton
-, Nocton Park
-, Peterborough
-, Revesby
-, Sempringham
-, Spalding
-, Stainfield
-, Stixwould
-, Swineshead
-, Thornton Curtis
-, Thurgarton
-, Torksey
-, Wallingwells
-, Wellow

Requiem, mass of, xi, 17, 31, 39, 44, 73, 81, 89, 94, 111, 124, 131, 147–8, 150, 163, 171, 185, 191, 197, 199
-, —, —, with Note†, 108
-, —, —, with special collect, 17
-, —. See also Soul-mass

Re-vestry, 15

Revina, Saint, 95

Rhodes, Roodes, knight of, 18

Rigg

Ringing, s.v. Bells

Rings, 18, 104
-, gimmal, gymmowe
-, gold, 17, 18, 41
-, —, with a diamond, 211
-, —, with a ruby, 18
-, hoop of gold
-, of base gold, 40
-, signet, gold, 50
-, —, with arms, 51
-, wedding, 41
-, —. See also Signet

Rivers, s.v. Bain; Trent

Robe, toga, 117

Rogation days, 76

Rome, legate of, s.v. Warham

Romth†, 56

Rood, 75, 158
-, —, anornamentes of, 158
-, —, bequest for, 152, 167, 170, 209
-, —, the petyfull, 14–15
-, — loft, gilding of, 166
-, — —, seler over the, 58
-, —. See also Lights

Rosary of twelve (beads), 4. See also Preculae

Roundel

Ruby, ring with a, 18

Russet, rosett

Rye, 2

S

Sacrament, the, bequest to, 137, 160–1, 169, 205, 210
-, —, the ornament of, 201
-, —, trust in, 202
-, —. See also Lights

Sacristan, lay, 139

Sadell

St. Hugh's head
-, —. See also Lights

St. Peter's keys, a tache of, 60

Sallet†, 65, 120

Salmes Day

Salt-cote

Salt=meadow, s.v. Mydosalte

Salts—
-, silver, 18, 66
-, —, with cover, 92, 94, 211
-, — gilt, 51
-, — parcel gilt, with cover, 41

Sanctus candles, s.v. Lights

Satin, 75, 93
-, —. See also Bruges; Cypress

Scabellum

Scala Cacli†, masses at, 171–2, 190, 196
-, —, —, at Boston, 106, 148
-, —, —, at Grimsby, 196
-, —, trentals of masses at, 106

Scamnum

School, boy to be found at, 176
-, —, —, till he is 24 or 25 years old, xxv, 173, 201
-, —, —, till he come to the age of a priest, xxv, 114, 176
-, —. See also s.v. Abbey

Schoolmaster, 24

Seal, 1, 127, 215, 216

Seam (a measure), 128, 134, 150, 203, 214

Secular priest, 81, 113

Sepulchre, s.v. Easter Sepulchre

Serge†, 124–5, 148

Sermones Discipuli, Sermones Parati, and Sermones xiii, s.v. Books

Sertum, s.v. Certum

Servant, 2, 3, 12–13, 21, 22, 26, 37, 38, 50, 54, 59, 60, 78, 83–5, 94–5, 104, 128, 132, 139, 143, 156, 164, 172–3, 176, 181, 188, 192, 199, 202, 204, 211–12
-, —, maid, 212

Seventh day†, services on, xi, 10, 32, 45, 73, 120, 131, 134, 190, 209, 214. See also Dead

Severally, land lying, 37

Sewer, 47, 113

Sextus, Liber, ixn

Sheder†, scheder, 8, 46, 54, 200

Sheer Thursday

Shepherd, 55, 149

Shift, chyft (a division, a dividing), 113, 152
-, —, (to divide), 17, 103, 179, 192, 193

Ship, 29. See also Boat

Sib

Side-coat†, 155

Signet, 50, 51

Silver plate and ornaments, 203
-, bowl, with cover, 18
-, buckle, 41
-, crucifix, 104
-, crystal stone closyd in, 41
-, goblet, 42, 48, 92
-, nut
-, pece†, pese, 64, 66, 211
-, —, pounced†, 18
-, pendent, 41
-, spoon, 6, 11, 15, 18, 26, 35, 41–2, 48, 59, 63–4, 66, 74, 90, 92, 98, 104, 107, 123, 135, 169, 177, 208
-, — folden, 26
-, — folden with a figure of St. John Baptist in the top, 198
-, — with images of the apostles, 51
-, — with 'a luce hed,' 18
-, — with a short start, 197
-, — without knoppes, 51
-, triangle, 41
-, —. See also Girdles; Mazer; Salts

Silver gilt, plate, and ornaments—
-, bowl with cover 'marked of rowses,' 18
-, bowl, double gilted, with cover, 18
-, chalice, 50
-, crown, 22
-, cup, standing, with cover, 51
-, goblet with cover, 87
-, pece†, standing, double gilt, 19
-, spoon, 50
-, —. See also Girdles; Salts

Silver parcel gilt plate—
-, bowl with cover, 18
-, drinking pot with cover, 51
-, goblet with arms, 51
-, —. See also Salts

Skellat, Skeylott

Skinner, 189

Skomer, Skowmer

Slotte, 52

Smith, 162, 179

Soke, s.v. Kirton

Soul-mass, mass of requiem, 185

Soul-mass Day

Soul-scot

Spaniels, 50

Sparver, sperver

Spital house, 84

Spiritualities, guardian of, s.v. Lincoln

Splints

Spoons, s.v. Silver; Silver gilt

Stag†, stake, stakke, stayk, 16, 21, 31, 59, 131, 166, 169, 172, 196, 200, 214

Stake, Stakke, s.v. Stag

Stang†, stong, 28, 37, 55, 62, 68, 72, 92, 154, 160, 210

Staple† of Calais, 87

Start

Startup, s.v. Sterthuppe

Stayk. See Stag

Steeping vat, s.v. Stepefatt

Steeple, bequest for, 99, 119, 125, 127, 130, 148, 167, 177, 193, 205

Stepefatt

Sterthuppe

Stile, s.v. Stigh

Stillicidium

Stipends of priests singing masses, xii

Stock, a, to provide for lights, obits, etc.—
-, cattle, etc., 10, 43–4, 97, 124, 151
-, corn, 18
-, money, passim

Stong. See Stang

Stot, 95

Surplice, 89, 175

Swan-mark, 26, 184

Swans, 64, 184, 210

Sword, 178, 215, 216

T

Tabernacle

Tache of St. Peter's keys

Tag, tagged

Tanner, 39, 127, 134
-, — craft, implements of, 39

Tapers, s.v. Lights

Tawny†, 178

Tenand, tenandry

Terre

Testament, s.v. Will

Tewer. See Tuyere

Thing

Thirtieth day after death†, 10, 32, 45, 73, 131, 190, 209, 214
-, — —, penny dole at, 17
-, — —. See also Dead

Thixel, s.v. Thystell

Thrawn, throne

Tippet, a furred, 40

Tithes, x, xi, xxiv, passim

Toft, toftstead

Toga†, 142

Tombstone, marble, 50. See also Lair-stone

Torch†, s.v. Lights

Towel, 48, 91, 207

Trental† of masses, 9, 11, 21, 31, 51, 54, 56, 63, 72, 74, 78, 81, 83, 86, 94–5, 101–2, 119, 125, 131, 134, 136, 146, 149, 151, 153, 156–7, 163, 165, 167–8, 172, 176–8, 181, 185, 193, 197, 200, 205, 208–210
-, at Scala Caeli, 106, 169, 175, 190
-, before Our Lady, 113–14
-, to be sung by 30 priests on day of burial, xi, 139
-, for ten years, 148
-, for twelve years, 148
-, of St. Gregory†, 142

Triangle

Tunic†, 215, 216

Turf-dale, 88

Tuyere

Tyle land, tyland

U-V

Unction, extreme, s.v. Anoil

Verder

Vestment†, 50, 64, 75, 94, 177, 211–12 See also Chasuble; Cope

Vestments and other anornaments, 41. See also Arrayments

Vicar general, s.v. Lincoln

Vice, vise

Vowess

W

Wainscot, 52, 174

Wardship, 7

Ware† (to spend), 84, 116, 148, 184

Wassail, Wesayl

Wax, 18, 42, 44, 107. See also Lights

Wedset

Whoom, to bring, s.v. Home

Widow, 57–8, 66, 68, 71, 87, 99, 122, 130, 191–2, 198, 207, 209

Will and testament—
-, made when death is imminent, ix, x, xvii
-, a religious instrument, x, xi
-, a record of the 'last words,' xii
-, originally made by word of mouth, xii, xvi, xvii
-, made in presence of a priest, xii
-, importance of the 'last words,' xii, xvii
-, manuscript sources of Lincolnshire wills, xiii, xiv
-, how far signed by testator and witnesses, xv, xvi
-, registration of wills, xiv, xv
-, nuncupative wills, xvi, xvii, 14
-, not a dispository instrument, xvii
-, will and testament occasionally distinguished, xvii, xviii
-, statutes relating to wills, xvi, xvii, xix, xx, xxii, xxiii
-, informal character of, xviii
-, restraint on devises of land, xviii, xix
-, language in which wills were written, xviii
-, copyhold land passed by wills, xix
-, an ambulatory instrument, xix
-, persons capable of making a will, xxii
-, age at which a will might be made, xxii
-, the words of gift in wills, xxi
-, particularity of bequests in wills, xxiv, xxv
-, will indented in three parts, 80
-, —. See also Burgage tenements; Chattels; Intestacy; Jurisdiction; Land; Legitim; Probate

Witt†, Wit, Wyte, Wytte (present indicative), 8, 9, 21, 32, 54–6, 59, 74, 95, 107, 125, 136, 147, 149, 155, 158, 161, 163, 165–7, 174–5, 177–8, 183, 185–6, 195, 197, 205, 209
-, — (past participle), 33, 36, 42, 63, 73, 74, 90, 103–4, 107, 115, 121, 143, 150, 155, 158, 166, 167, 197

Wittword†, 90

Wone

Wong, wang

Wool, 66

Works, work, fabric† (the repairfund of a church), passim

Worship of God and our lady, 76

Wort, 116

Y

Ych, ychon, s.v. Iche

Year day† (the first anniversary after death), 120, 210
-, — (one of a succession of such anniversaries), s.v. Obit
-, —. See also Dead

Yeoman, 14, 26, 81, 123, 160, 175, 178



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