[f. 78] In the parish of St. Lawrence Candelwykstrete
394. [1147–67] Lease by Ralph prior and convent to Brithmar, son-in-law
of Godwin Brothesouche of land in the parish which Roger the nephew of
Hubert and Brithmar himself and also David Da(c)er held; rent 10s. p.a.;
the land is in Ebbegate, London; witnesses, Ralph the clerk, Godwin the
alderman, Estmundus the alderman, John the bedel, Stephen the convert
(Conversus), David Dac(us).
395. [List of those paying rent]: Brithmar; Eudo the Cutler; William de
Wroth; Henry de Staundon who had two daughters (fn. 1) Christine and Wimark
who granted the tenement to Serlo the Mercer [See also after 396] as appears
by the following charter.
396. [c. 1197-c. 1225] Grant by Christine and Wymark daughters of Agnes
daughter of Henry de Staunton to Serlo the Mercer of all the land in the
parish of St. Lawrence by (versus) the Thames which lies between the land
of Serlo on the east and the land that was of Adrian de Winchester (Wynton) on the west, containing in breadth along the front to the king's highway 8¾ ells and in length 36¾ ells and in frontage along St. Martin's lane 12
ells; rent to the grantors and their heirs ½ lb. of cumin or 1d. at Michaelmas
to each saving the service to the chief lord which Serlo must do; Christine
and Wymark and their heirs not able to dispossess the grantee and his
Margin: Iste carte sigillate habentur in Novo Hospitali extra Bisshopsgate.
395 contd. The New Hospital without Bisshopesgate which paid 10s. p.a. to
Holy Trinity [See also after 397] as appears by the following charter.
397. [c. 1197-c. 1225] Grant by Serlo the Mercer for the safety of his soul
and that of Isabel his wife etc. to the New Hospital without Bisshopesgate
for the maintenance [f. 78v] of the poor; to hold in free alms; of all the
grantor's lands in the parish of St. Lawrence; all the land he had of Geoffrey
son of Henry de Tanton; abutments, the land that was of Adrian de
Winchester and the lane of St. Martin Orgar extending along this lane from
the king's highway on the south to the land that was of Arnold Moyne on
the north; the grantees to pay the service due to the chief lords of the fee,
namely for the land held of Geoffrey to Geoffrey and his heirs 1 lb. of
cumin or 2d. and from the same land to the canons of Merton 5s. p.a. and
from the land held of Christine and Wymark to them and their heirs 1 lb. of
cumin or 2d. and from the same land to the canons of Holy Trinity 10s. p.a.
395 contd. The New Hospital which leased the land to Thomas son of
Adrian but the hospital continued to pay 10s. p.a. to Holy Trinity; William
de Stanford who recognised himself to be bound to pay to the Hospital
without Bishoppesgate 22s. p.a. from one of the two tenements which he
held and from which a rent of 10s. was due to Holy Trinity as appears by
their charter (fn. 2) enrolled 25 July 1344; John Leycestre, 43 Ed. III; John
Walkote, 8 Ric. II; John Tetesbury, 12 Hy. IV as appears by the following
398. Indenture witnessing that William prior and convent received of John
Tetesbury, citizen and skinner (pelliparius), 5s. for the term of Christmas
last in payment of all arrears due on the payment of 10s. p.a. from a tenement once of Stephen Stamford and afterwards of William Stamford in the
parish of St. Lawrence; abutments, the land of the said John on the west
and a tenement of the prior and convent which is next Ebgate on the east;
5s. to cover the arrears except for £3 which John, his heirs or executors are
to pay on 26 Dec. next; sealed by both parties; dated 29 Dec. 1413, and the
tenement is situated on the north side of Tamesestrete.
399. Note: that Thomas the priest, son of Alwin Sherehog, gave to Holy
Trinity, when he was made a canon, land adjacent to the wall of the
cemetery of St. Lawrence which afterwards the prior and convent leased to
400. [f. 79] [1222–48] Lease by Richard prior and convent to Ralph Sumer
of land which William Locwrichte held; rent 4s. p.a.; witnesses, William
the priest of Scherehog, Andrew the priest, Richard the priest, Jordan the
priest, Roger Hat, Robert de Chent, William Russo and Gregory his
C.A.D., iv, A 7360.
401. [List of those paying rent]: Ralph de Sumeri; Emma his daughter who
granted the tenement to Joce the Weigher (Ponderator) [See also after 402]
as appears by the following charter.
402. Grant by Emma daughter of Ralph de Sumeri to Joce the Weigher of
all the land of the grantor's father in the parish of St. Lawrence; abutments,
the cemetery of that church on the south and the land that was of Matthew
Blund, alderman, on the north containing in frontage on the east of the
king's highway 11½ ells and at the west end 12 ells and in length at both
sides 27 ells; rent to the grantor 6d. p.a. and to Holy Trinity 4s. p.a.; [no
401 contd. Bola daughter of Joce granted the land to William de Cheyndeduit, rector of St. Lawrence, and he gave it to St. Peter Westminster and the
monks of Westminster duly paid; now [1425–7] the hall and the chamber
(aula et camera) of the master of the college of St. Laurence founded by Sir
John Pulteney, kt.
403. Total of this parish 14s.