117. [m.26] South Mimms (Southmymes)
Lamp: a cow bequeathed by John Hardon, kept by Robert Nicholl in
Watling Street who pays 1s 4d p.a.
Obits and poor relief: various cows bequeathed and kept as follows: 4
bequeathed by Richard Hunt, of which 2 kept by Thomas Bowman and 2
by Edward Dell, 5s 4d p.a.; 4 bequeathed by one Pettyt, kept by William
Johnson, 5s 4d p.a.; 3 bequeathed by John Hartiswell, of which 2 kept by
John Shere and 1 by Thomas Hartiswell, 4s p.a.; 3 bequeathed by John
Birt, of which 2 kept by Hugh Mylwarde and 1 by Thomas Hartiswell,
4s p.a.; 3 bequeathed by William Nicholl, of which 2 kept by Robert Hayly
and 1 by Thomas Mathewe, 4s p.a.
Purposes unspecified: further cows bequeathed and kept as follows:
2 bequeathed by Robert Bird and kept by Thomas Bird, 2s 8d p.a.;
2 bequeathed by Anne Cufflay (fn. 1) and kept by Richard Parson, 2s 8d p.a.;
2 bequeathed by John Fraunces (fn. 1000) and kept by Thomas Bowman, 2s 8d p.a.;
Purpose unknown: 12 acres of land worth 8s p.a.
Memoranda: 340 communicants. The bishop of Exeter, rector, receives
£20 p.a.; Sir William Spenser, vicar, £12 13s 4d p.a. No other priests.
118. West Brentford (West Brayntford)
Priest to minister the sacraments, and obit: lands and tenements in the
parish, given by Johan Redman, £4 17s 4d p.a. Of which, 5s 1d quitrent to
Master Rowseley; 8d quitrent for 4 acres of land; 6s 8d obit; 1s 6d to the
churchwardens for their pains; £3 9s 4d towards a priest's salary, 'according to the will'; (fn. 2) total deductions £4 2s 10d [sic]. Clear remainder 14s 8d
A "Crendell" (fn. 3) of wax to burn before the altar: one cow, also given by
Johan Redman. Sold 2 years ago to Henry Davyes of the town for £1, not
Memoranda: 120 communicants. Sir Thomas Cheney is rector.
119. Uxbridge (Woxbridge) (fn. 4)
Chantry lands and chapel: £11 4s 4d p.a. including 16s for a house 'having
stalls under it, for the maintenance of a chapel builded and erected by the
parishioners'. Of which, 5s 2d quitrents to the earl of Derby; 10s to George
Stockes; 1s to Thomas Burbage; 1 lb pepper to John Myles; 3s quitrent
from the house and stalls; total deductions 19s 2d. Clear remainder
£10 5s 2d p.a. (fn. 5)
Brotherhood of Our Lady: lands, £10 14s p.a. Of which, 11s 7d quitrent to
the sub-bailiff of Uxbridge; 2s to the earl of Derby; 6s to the manor of
Cowley (Coueley) Hall; 6d to [blank] Saunderson; 4d to Christopher Pope;
8d to John Le ... ; 8d to George Riche; total deductions £1 1s 9d. Clear
remainder £9 12s 3d p.a. The brotherhood also has a tenement called
"Wakefeldes" held rent-free by John Horsey, a poor blind man; the tenement is always used in alms or charity.
Memoranda: Sir Richard Turner, vicar, receives £8 p.a. (fn. 6)
120. [m.26d] Bedfont (fn. 7)
Unknown purpose and donor: one acre of land, 2s ...d. (fn. 8)
Memoranda: 80 communicants. Sir Richard ...lyng, vicar, receives
£6 13s 4d p.a.
121. Islington (Iseldon) (fn. 9)
Obit and Jesus Brotherhood: a close of 12 acres, bequeathed by Richard
Clowdesley and now t. Walter Coyny, £7 p.a. Of which, £1 obit, including
6s 8d to the poor; £1 6s 8d to the brotherhood singing masses for the same
Clowdesley; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder £5 13s 4d p.a.
Obit and honest priest: a close in the parish, bequeathed by John Englande
and t. Robert Walter, £4 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 9¾d quitrent to Thomas
Fowler, gent. Clear remainder £4 5s 10¼d [sic] p.a.
Memoranda: 440 communicants. Sir James Robynson, vicar, receives
Memorandum: 140 communicants.
123. Monken Hadley (Hadley)
Obit: 4 cows given by Thomas Hall for his soul.
Obit: 5s p.a. rent given by John Twrnor from a tenement in the parish.
Memoranda: 180 communicants.
124. Shepperton (Sheperdon)
Maintenance and furniture of the parish church: 2 acres of land t. Richard
Harte, 2s p.a.
Memoranda: 133 communicants. The rectory is worth £40 p.a.
Lamp: (fn. 10) an acre of land bequeathed for a yearly lamp, 2s p.a.
125. Staines (Stanes)
Fraternity: lands, including 6s 8d for the chantry priest's chamber,
£11 17s 6d p.a. Of which, 15s 4d quitrent to the king; 3s quitrent to the
lord of the manor of Grove Barns; 1s 7½d to the manor or farm of Yeoveney
(Iveney) Court; £2 5s 4d to the poor; 6s 8d for a sermon yearly; total deductions £3 11s 11½d. Clear remainder £8 5s 6½d p.a.
Memoranda: 400 communicants. Sir Humphrey Perkyns, vicar, receives
£12 3s 4d p.a. In his absence he finds a priest to serve the cure. Goods and
plate belonging to the fraternity as listed in the inventory [not detailed
126. St Leonard Shoreditch
Morrow mass priest: lands, tenements and hereditaments given by Sir John
Eldrington, kt., £8 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 7s 9¾d quitrent to the king; 15s
quitrent to Master Wates; 2s quitrent to John But; 2s quitrent to William
Bull; £7 4s to Sir James Stocton, priest, (fn. 11) including 4s for his chamber;
total deductions £8 10s 9½d [sic]. Clear remainder Nil.
Poor relief: lands and tenements given by Angel Johns, £5 19s 8d p.a. to
discharge the poor of various dues: Easter; the 4 offering days; the housling; the paschal light; the rood loft 'and such like'.
Memoranda: 800 communicants. The archdeacon of London is rector and
receives £12 p.a. Sir Griffith Willyams, vicar, receives £16 p.a. Only the
vicar serves the cure. (fn. 12)
127. [m.27] Little Stanmore (Stanmer Parva)
The church house, t. William Style, 5s p.a.
Memoranda: 127 communicants. Sir John Stile, vicar, receives [blank].
Christopher Tompson, curate, serves the cure.
Rabbes chantry: lands, £5 3s 6d p.a., now occupied by Sir Nicholas Wever,
incumbent, 'who enjoys the same as his living'.
Perpetual anniversary or obit: lands and tenements given by Sir William
Knyghtoote, £1 3s p.a. Of which, 3s 4d quitrent to Master Burbage; 4d
quitrent to the bishop of Westminster; 19s 4d obit including 3d to the poor;
total deductions £1 3s. Clear remainder Nil.
Memoranda: 320 communicants. The rectory is impropriated to the bishop
of Worcester, who receives £33 6s 8d p.a. The vicar receives £16 p.a.
129. Hornsey (Hornessey)
Obit: one acre of customary land held of the manor of Hornsey and
worth 3s 4d p.a. was given. For 5 years the money has been given to the
poor and lately spent on the highways.
Church repair and poor relief: a close of 5 acres, 13s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 160 communicants. Sir Richard Ewer, rector, receives £30 p.a.
He finds 'but one priest' to serve the cure besides himself.
Memoranda: 200 communicants. The rector receives £20 p.a. and pays a
curate £6 13s 4d p.a.
131. Hampton [on Thames]
Church maintenance and poor relief: the church house and 2½ acres of copyhold land held of the honour of Hampton Court, now t. Thomas Younge,
Richard Balden and Roger Belson, 16s p.a.
Lamp: a cow price 12s was bequeathed by John Newman.
Memoranda: 230 communicants. Robert Newman, vicar, receives £10 p.a.
and serves the cure himself.
132. Stanwell (fn. 13)
Lamp: 10 acres of land on the East side of the parish church, given for ever
and long used for this purpose, t. Philip Hewlet, 10s p.a.
Obit: 2½ acres of land called "Londons Hanysshe" for an obit for the souls
of John London, Johan his wife and Robert Moryng, now t. Robert
Asteway, 2s 8d p.a.
Memoranda: 240 communicants. The king is rector and receives £30 p.a.
133. [m.27d] Stratford at Bow
Chapel: (fn. 14) King Edward III gave land 10 perches long and 2½ perches broad
on the common highway to found a chapel with a churchyard for the
maintenance of divine service with sacraments and sacramentals. [Value
Priest and anniversary: lands and tenements bequeathed by Helen Hillarde
'to be continually prayed for', £2 10s p.a. Of which, 4s 4d quitrent to the
king. Clear remainder £2 5s 8d p.a.
Priest's wages (fn. 15) and other charges of the chapel: lands and tenements given
by divers persons, £13 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 4d to the bishop of London;
2s 6d to the dean of St Paul's; 2s to Sir Ralph Sadler; 1s 10d to Sir Peter
Mewtes; £1 4s to the churchwardens of Stepney (Stebunhethe); total
deductions £1 10s 8d. Clear remainder £11 16s p.a.
Memoranda: 360 communicants. 'There is no parson but a curate who hath
for his salary £8.'
134. St Martin in the Fields
Obit for 20 years: Christian Norrice gave 'the yearly value of 10s'.
Memoranda: 700 communicants. Sir Robert Beaste is vicar. (fn. 16)
Morrow mass priest: £1 6s 8d p.a. was given yearly to the church by
Humphrey Coke, 'but detained and witholden by Master Bassell'.
Obit: 6s 8d p.a. given by Edward Wesby: 6d for the priest and clerk, and
6s 2d for the poor, 'which sum was delivered unto the churchwardens by
Light on the high altar: 2s 4d p.a. kept by one Slanyng by composition with
the master and brethren of Eton college.
Obit and poor relief: 10s p.a. distributed by George Kempe every Good
Friday: 6s 8d bread to the poor; 5d to the poorest of the parish; 1s 1d to
the poorest householders; 1s 10d for an obit; total 10s: under the terms of
his mother Margaret Kempe's will, in return for 11 beasts she bequeathed
Memoranda: 147 communicants. The bishop of Westminster is rector and
receives £10 p.a. 'which he giveth to serve the cure'.
136. St Pancras
Obit: 4 acres of meadow called "Kylborne" croft, given by John Morrant,
16s p.a. Of which, 1s at the obit to the priest and clerk; 15s to the poor 'in
recreation'; total deductions 16s. Clear remainder Nil.
Memoranda: 140 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are
rectors and receive £13 6s 8d p.a. Sir William Greveson, vicar, receives
£9 p.a. and serves the cure without help.
137. Friern Barnet (Frearing Barnet)
Lamp: 4 cows given by John Doggett, John Pratt, William Longe and
Thomas Tyrrey for ever: 2 kept by Gilbert Rosse, 1 by John Day and 1 by
William Moggyn, paying yearly [blank].
Memoranda: 81 communicants. Sir Thomas Shipsid, vicar, receives £6 p.a.
138. [m.28] Ashford
Lamp: an acre of land in Stanwell parish t. John Bechampe, 1s 4d p.a.
Church maintenance: another acre of land t. John Beauchampe, 1s p.a.
Memoranda: 77 communicants. Sir Roger Griffyn, vicar, receives £8 p.a.
and serves the cure himself.
139. St Margaret Westminster
Priest and clerk: £8 p.a. paid by the court of Augmentations from the
revenue of the late brotherhood of Ronceval. Of which, £6 13s 4d p.a.
to Sir Richard Kylgo, priest; £1 6s 8d p.a. to Henry Elwoode, clerk.
Fraternity of Our Lady: lands, tenements and hereditaments [not detailed], (fn. 17)
£55 10s 4d p.a. Of which, £1 2s 2d quitrent to the dean and chapter of
Westminster; 2s quitrent to Eton college; 5s quitrent to the Mercers'
Company; 1s quitrent to 'the Lady of Oxford'; 8s quitrent to Henry Burton;
1s 8d quitrent to the Merchants of the Staple; £8 to Sir Richard Hall, £8 to
Sir John Hickley, £9 to Sir Edward Story, £8 to Sir William Langborne
(chaplains of the fraternity); £3 4s 2d obits throughout the year excluding
poor relief; £2 15s 8d poor relief at the obits; £1 6s 8d each for the maintenance of 4 poor persons in alms for their lives: Richard Tomlyns, Agnes
Wattes, Agnes May and Alice Baker (total £5 6s 8d); £4 for the salary of a
conduct; (fn. 18) £2 13s 4d to Robert Wattes beadle of the fraternity for his
wages; £1 18s torches, tapers and a lamp; total deductions £54 17s 8d.
Clear remainder 12s 8d p.a.
Memoranda: 2,500 communicants. The dean and chapter of Westminster
are rectors and receive £26 13s 4d p.a. The cure is served by a curate provided by the rectors, and by the brotherhood priests. Goods, plate and
jewels of the fraternity are entered in an inventory with the Surveyor.
Priest: £8 p.a. from the profits of houses and land bequeathed by Alan
Braynt to his wife Joan for his soul for 20 years. (fn. 19)
Obit: 13s 4d p.a. from the profits of a tenement and 3 closes in Hendon
bequeathed by Richard Braynt and now t. John Braynt, the money being
for priest and poor at the obit.
Memoranda: 400 communicants. The bishop of Westminster is rector
[value blank]. 'No priest is found by the parson or vicar, but a curate by the
141. [m.28d] Sunbury (Sondebury)
Church repair:* lands including Halford Field, the profits of which are used
to repair the church, 1s 6d p.a. Of which, 10d to the king; 4d to ... ; total
deductions 1s 2d. Clear remainder 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 174 communicants. The dean of St Paul's is rector and receives
£13 6s 8d p.a. [Blank], vicar, receives £13 6s 8d and finds no other priest to
serve the cure.
Obit: a tenement in Harrow, given by William Streate, now t. John Wokes
of Aldenham, 12s p.a. Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to John Clercke. Clear
remainder 10s 8d p.a.
Unknown purpose: 2 tenements in Pinner churchyard, now t. William
Tompson and Isabell [blank]: 8s p.a. Of which, 10d quitrent to William
Newman. Clear remainder 7s 2d p.a.
Memoranda: 300 communicants. The rector receives £18 p.a. and the vicar
£13 6s 8d, and the vicar finds a curate to serve the cure.
143. Chiswick (Ceswicke)
Poor relief: 2 small tenements and 2 acres of land belonging thereto, t.
Edward Kyng and Hugh Edwyn, 13s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 4d quitrent to
the dean and chapter of St Paul's. Clear remainder 11s 4d p.a.
Poor relief: a cow given by John Morecocke, and kept by [blank], 2s p.a.
Memoranda: 120 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are
rectors and receive £40 p.a. William Wharton, vicar, receives £10 p.a.
144. Teddington (Tuttington)
Obit: 'three half acres' of arable land and 1 rood of meadow, given by
William Gose and now t. Henry Bundell, 5s 6d p.a. Of which, 5d quitrent
to the manor of Gayles. Clear remainder 5s 1d p.a.
Church repair: 'three half acres' of arable land, given by William Wocetor
and now t. Robert Chirte, 1s 6d p.a.
Obit: 7s 8d p.a. rent out of the land called Gayles, given by John Wyther
and now t. Hugh Mannyng.
Memoranda: 72 communicants. The rectory and vicarage are impropriate
to the king, and now let to George Gates at £7 6s 8d p.a. Only one priest
serves the cure.
Obit: a tenement in Hounslow, given by Edmund Askewe and now t. Robert
Grene, £2 p.a. Of which, 6s 8d at the obit for the choir and the poor. Clear
remainder £1 13s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 400 communicants. The rector receives £35 p.a. and the
vicar £18 p.a.
146. [m.29] Norwood
Church lands: now t. William Thomas, £1 p.a. Of which, 4s 8d quitrent.
Clear remainder 15s 4d p.a.
Lamp: 4 acres of land are held by Henry Harwode to maintain a lamp,
which he has done for 6 years but now denies, 4s 6d p.a.
Obit and lights: 12 acres of customary land given by Alice Hyat to William
Twrnor for this purpose, 12s p.a.
Obit: copyhold lands called Hill House given by Robert Cheseman; 12
poor women to be given £1 2s at the obit; if the lands do not yield enough
the balance is to be met from Henry Cartor's land within 6 days of Hallowmass, or the churchwardens to distrain, £1 2s p.a.
Memoranda: 140 communicants. Dr Worham, rector, receives £30 p.a. Sir
Ralph Wakefelde, vicar, receives £20 p.a.
147. Harmondsworth (Harmanworth)
Memoranda: 245 communicants. Sir Richard Kyte, vicar, receives £12 p.a.
and serves the cure himself.
148. St Giles in the Fields
Memoranda: 305 communicants. Sir William Rowlandson, vicar, receives
£8 p.a. and serves the cure himself.
149. Cranford (Craneforde)
Repair of the church: 3 acres of arable land, now t. churchwardens, 5s p.a.
Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to Lord Windsor; 4d quitrent to John Coke; total
deductions 1s 8d. Clear remainder 3s 4d p.a.
Maintenance of the church: 4 sheep and 2 lambs kept by the wardens,
Memorandum: 60 communicants.
Memoranda: 36 communicants. Sir Adrian Carowe, rector, receives £11 p.a.
Chaplain for the fraternity of the Holy Trinity and St Mary the Virgin: a
tenement in St Nicholas Shambles, London, bequeathed by Sir Bartholomew James, kt., for his soul for ever, and now t. Robert Egleston, butcher,
£8 p.a. Of which, £6 13s 4d to Sir Richard Bucklerst, incumbent. (fn. 20) Clear
remainder £1 6s 8d p.a.
Obit: 1½ acres of land in Hackney Marsh, t. Christopher Pate, given by
John Godyng, 5s p.a. Of which, 3s 4d obit. Clear remainder 1s 8d p.a.
Obit: 3 acres of land in "Southemylfelde" in the parish, given by John
Warryn and now t. Thomas Chatcher, 7s 4d p.a. Of which, 4s obit. Clear
remainder 3s 4d p.a.
[m.29d] Two obits: 7 acres of land at "Pawrnehill", given by Thomas
Clifforde for his soul, now t. John Roberts, £1 6s 8d p.a. Of which,
£1 6s 8d obits. Clear remainder Nil.
Obit: a field of 3½ acres called "Welfelde", in Hackney, given by Robert
Lawrence for his soul and now t. Katherine Axe and Richard [blank], 18s
p.a. Of which, 8s obit. Clear remainder 10s p.a.
Obit: William Lowthe bequeathed to Robert Latham, goldsmith, money to
purchase lands from which Latham maintains the obit, with 6s 8d to the
poor: £1 6s 8d p.a.
Lazar house with 1½ acres of arable land: 10s p.a.
Lamp: 2 acres of customary land in Hackney Marsh, t. John Nonne, 8s p.a.
Of which, 1s 4d to the bishop of London. Clear remainder 6s 8d p.a.
Church repair: a copyhold cottage and garden in [blank], t. Richard
Rippyn, 13s (fn. 21) p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to the king; 4d quitrent to the
bishop of London; total deductions 1s 4d. Clear remainder 11s 8d p.a.
Ornaments and church repair: 3 roods of customary lands t. Johan Maxfelde;
½ acre t. Johan Hude; 1 rood t. Mistress Lymsay; 1 rood t. Robert Rowe:
total 7s p.a. Of which, 1s 2d quitrent to the bishop of London. Clear
remainder 5s 10d p.a.
Church house built by the parishioners: 'that they might meet together and
common of matters as well for the king's business as for the church and
parish', worth £1 p.a. to let.
Memoranda: 600 communicants. Master John Spendlowe, rector, receives
£21 p.a. [Blank] Moreton, vicar, receives £20 p.a.
152. St Clement Danes
Morrow mass priest and 5d poor relief in honour of the Five Wounds:
3 tenements in the parish, leased by Thomas Newburghe to William
Beckingham by indenture 5 November 1488 for 80 years. Beckingham
bequeathed the tenements to his wife Alice for life, and after her death to
the parish church, £4 p.a. Of which, 3s 4d quitrent to the king; £1 16s 8d to
Newburghe's heirs; 5d to the poor; £1 19s 7d to the morrow mass priest; (fn. 22)
total deductions £4. Clear remainder Nil.
Morrow mass priest: 2 tenements built by Roger Bowle, a former priest of
the church, on a void piece of ground adjoining the churchyard, given by
King Henry VI to maintain a lamp in return for 2s p.a. for all suits. The
tenements are now let for £4 13s 4d p.a. The church has a further 2 tenements of the yearly rent of £1 6s 8d, also given to the morrow mass priest.
Of which, 2s quitrent to the king; 4s each to 9 poor people (total £1 16s);
total deductions £1 18s p.a. Clear remainder £4 2s p.a.
Parish rooms: a room in the churchyard, built at the parishioners' expense,
with under-rooms, let to the poor rent-free, 'where the parishioners do
Memoranda: 1,400 communicants. Sir John Rixman, rector, receives
£31 p.a. and 'serveth the cure with his curate only'.
153. [m.30] Hounslow
No lands are given for any 'priest, obit, lamp or any such like thing'.
Chapel: in the parish, adjoining the late friary, having no lands, maintained by the parishioners of Heston (Heyston) and Isleworth.
Almshouse: where poor and sick people are maintained by the inhabitants
of the town who pay yearly 'to the lord thereof' 4d. (fn. 23)
Church house: now occupied by the poor 'of the sufferance of the
Memoranda: 100 communicants. The king is rector and patron. Sir John
Pateson, vicar, receives £18 6s 8d p.a. and serves the cure himself.
155. St Mary Matfelon
Obit for the soul of John Ball and others: 10s p.a. rent from tenements in the
parish bequeathed to the church, t. Martin Cowley and his wife.
Obit: 6s 8d p.a. is spent by Thomas Casse, 'but out of what lands it is not
Prayers: lands and tenements given by the abbot and convent of St Osyth's
for a term of years still to run, 'to be prayed for by the curate or parson',
£6 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 13s 4d rent to one [blank] Glasto 'for that he hath
purchased the same lands as it is said'. Clear remainder £5 9s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 670 communicants. Sir Edward Artwycke, rector, receives
£31 17s 4d p.a. and serves the cure himself without finding any other.
156. Ealing (Yellinge)
Obit or anniversary: 4 acres of free land, t. John Pynner, bequeathed by
William Turnor, sometime vicar, for his soul for ever, 6s p.a. Of which, 3s
obit including 1s 3d to the poor; 5d quitrent to Mr Spilman; 6d quitrent to
Mr Annsam; total deductions 3s 11d. Clear remainder 2s 1d p.a.
Obit: a customary cottage with a garden and 5½ acres, and an orchard
called "Cockes Hawe", t. John Pynner, given by Sir Thomas Cowrtes for
his and other souls, 17s 3d p.a. Of which, 2s obit; 4s to the bishop of
London; 4d quitrent to the heirs of Clavell; total deductions 6s 4d. Clear
remainder 10s 11d p.a.
Lamp: an acre of arable land in "Braynforde" field, t. Richard Edlyn, given
by one Nedlar for ever, 1s 8d p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to the bishop of
London. Clear remainder 8d p.a.
Obit: 14s p.a. rent from a cottage, a curtilage and 5 acres of land in West
Ealing, t. William Nelder who maintains the same 'according to the will and
tenor of a copy to him made and granted by William Nedlar his father'. Of
which, 6s 8d obit, including 5s to the poor; 1s 2d quitrent to the bishop of
London; total deductions 7s 10d. Clear remainder 6s 2d p.a.
Memoranda: 360 communicants. Doctor Baughe, rector, receives £22 p.a.
Sir William Haywarde, vicar, receives £13 6s 8d p.a. and serves the cure
Church house: given by Master Frowycke 'to keep a drinking' for the
relief of the poor.
Obit: kept by Richard Aylworthe, but for whom or from what lands is not
Obit: William Ingram gave to Simon Coke certain cottages in order that
Coke should maintain an obit for his soul spending 4s p.a. Coke has since
sold the cottages to Richard Ingram, and for the past 2 years no obit has
157. [m.30d] Finchley
Priest: £2 p.a. rent from a [tenement and two crofts] (fn. 24) in the parish t. widow
Lyster, with which Thomas Samy by his will enfeoffed various persons to
find a priest for his soul for ever, 'if the king's Majesty's laws will suffer it', (fn. 25)
or else his executors to sell it. Of which, 5½d quitrent to the bishop of
London; 10d quitrent to "Billesworthe Place"; total deductions 1s 3½d.
Clear remainder £1 18s 8½d p.a.
Repair of ornaments, mending of highways, and poor relief: £1 6s 8d p.a.
rent from a croft in the parish with a house built on it, t. John Moncke
senior, and a mease and garden, t. John Peter, with which Robert Warren
enfeoffed various persons. Of which, Nil [sic] in quitrent to "Billesworthe
Place"; 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions 6s 8d. Clear remainder £1 p.a.
Purpose unknown: 13s 4d p.a. rent from 4 crofts of land and meadow in the
parish, called "Poyntelles", t. John Whitt, with which Thomas Samy
enfeoffed various persons. Of which, 4s 4d quitrent to the bishop of
London; 9s to the poor; total deductions 13s 4d. Clear remainder Nil.
Church house: built by the rector, churchwardens and parishioners at their
own expense for their 'common assembly as well for matters of the king's
as for the church and parish', let to John Slatter at will, 'permitting the said
churchwardens notwithstanding to have their liberty of incoming into the
same at all convenient times'.
Memoranda: 280 communicants. Sir John Spendlow, rector, receives £20
p.a. and serves the cure himself without help.
Purpose unspecified: a messuage and 'half a yardland customary', in the
parish, and 8 acres of 'land of lords lands', t. John Wayland, given by one
Hopkyns, £1 p.a. Of which, 7s 8d quitrent to the bishop of Westminster.
Clear remainder 12s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 53 communicants. Sir Thomas Cheney, rector, receives £20
p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.
159. St Mary le Strand (Our Lady of Stronde)
Priest to sing for ever: a tenement or brewhouse called the "Flowre de
Luyce", with 5 tenements belonging thereto, t. widow of John Henbury,
bequeathed by James Atkinson who held a lease of the premises from the
Duchy of Lancaster for a term of years not specified, £5 p.a. Of which, £2
quitrent to the king; £3 for part of the salary of Sir Anthony Torky singing
for the said James; total deductions £5. Clear remainder Nil.
Memorandum: 'The parish church of Strand aforesaid before the dissolu
tion of the same church (fn. 26) had belonging to it of houseling people 280, and
that by the same dissolution there is neither vicar nor curate.'
160. St Marylebone
No lands etc.
Memoranda: 66 communicants. The king is rector and finds a priest to
serve the cure.
No lands etc.
Memoranda: 158 communicants. Sir Hugh Twrnebull, rector, receives £14
p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.
162. [m.31] Harrow on the Hill
Lady mass priest: a messuage and 101½ acres of land, 5½ acres of meadow
and 4s 4¼d rent given by William de Bosco, DD, to Thomas Akyng,
chaplain of the said parish, and his successors as chaplains for his soul,
£9 16s 5d p.a. Of which, 10s 5d quitrents to divers persons; £9 6s to Sir
Thomas Parker 'now serving according to the foundation'; total deductions £9 16s 5d. Clear remainder Nil.
Augmenting and furniture of divine service: 10 acres of wheat, 2 oxen, 2 cows
and a horse given by the same William de Bosco.
Lamp and poor relief: a close called "Danyelles", t. Robert Edlyn, given by
Henry Parson, £1 2s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 8d quitrent to Richard Redyng;
£1 to the poor; total deductions £1 2s 8d. Clear remainder Nil.
Obit: a croft called "Hamoundes", given by the same Henry Parson for
ever and now t. John Soles, 8s p.a. Of which, 4d quitrent to John Parson.
Clear remainder 7s 8d p.a.
Obit: a piece of land, t. Thomas Bugbord, given by Agnes Agernehill,
8s p.a. Of which, 7d quitrent to Richard Redyng. Clear remainder 7s 5d p.a.
Memorandum: 'Within the said parish of Harrow is a free chapel called
Tockington (Toddyngton) chapel, distant 2½ miles from the said church,
whereunto belongeth certain lands and tenements and the same chapel; by
whom, how long time past, or to what use it was founded, the said parson
and churchwardens know not, but time out of man's mind hath been
belonging, and as a member taken, of the said parish church of Harrow
until about 2 years past one John Fynche entered and ever since occupied
the same by the grant of one William Leighton that affirmeth he hath
purchased it (fn. 27) so that they meddle not with it, which chapel with the lands
thereof is worth yearly £6.'
Memoranda: 1,000 communicants. Sir Edward North, kt., is rector.
Arthur Leighton, vicar, receives £33 12s 8d p.a. and finds 2 priests to
serve the cure.
Paschal light and poor relief: 2 tenements and 6 acres of ground, t. Thomas
Miles and John Hamond, bequeathed by William Cowrteman, £2 6s 8d p.a.
Of which, 3s 4d quitrent; the remainder to the poor, £2 3s 4d; total deductions £2 6s 8d. Clear remainder Nil.
Priest: (fn. 28) cows given by various people, now kept by the following: William
Cordall 1; Richard Tompson 4; William Morres 3; Peter Oldes 2; Master
Phesaunt 1; William Payle 1; Richard Clerke 1; John Petcher 1; John
Jones 1; Thomas Come 1; William Harberd 1; Thomas Miles 1; Robert
Bird 1; Richard Colfoxe 2; Robert Jeffreyson 1; John Cayser 2; William
Pakyngton 1; William Bone 2; Thomas Petcher 1; John Edrige 2; Richard
Dorman 1; John Oldes 1; Thomas Braknocke 1. Total 33 cows at 2s per
cow £3 6s p.a.
Memoranda: 356 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are
rectors 'and letten out by year for £19. Sir John Archer is vicar there whose
living yearly there is unknown.'
164. [Stoke] Newington
Purposes and donors not specified: 3 acres of land and an acre of wood.
Memoranda: 100 communicants. James Clyve, rector, receives £20 p.a.
Maintenance of church: 2½ acres of land; unknown by whom given.
Lamp: ½ acre of land, t. John Nicholles, 8d p.a. Of which, 2½d quitrent to
Sir Edward Northe, kt. Clear remainder 5½d p.a.
Lamp:* 2 acres of land in Hayes lately sold to ..., t. Nicholas ..., but
nothing paid for the past 3 years.
Memoranda: 260 communicants. The rectory is worth [blank] and the
vicarage £20 p.a.
166. [Number not used]
167. [m.31d] Hanworth*
Church house:* used for assembly.
Memoranda: [blank] communicants. Sir William Harbart, rector, receives
Church repairs: 2 acres of land, t. churchwardens, rented at 13s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 444 communicants. Dr Haynes, (fn. 29) rector, receives £26 p.a.
Master Smyth, vicar, receives £10 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.
169. Stepney (Stebunheth)
Prayers: a tenement in Freby Street, Limehouse, in the parish, given by
Thomas Brett to be prayed for for ever, now t. John Phellipes, £1 13s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 1,360 communicants. Sir Gabriel Donne, rector, receives
£50 p.a. Sir Henry More, vicar, receives £33 6s 8d p.a.
170. Chelsea (Chelsey)
No lands etc. for these purposes.
Memoranda: 75 communicants. Sir Robert Richardson, vicar, receives
£13 6s 8d p.a.
Lamp: a close containing 1 acre of ground and wood, 1s 8d p.a.
Memoranda: 120 communicants. Henry Page, rector, receives £9 p.a. and
finds a priest to 'keep the cure'.
172. Great Stanmore (Stanmer Magn')
Parish clerk: 8 acres of arable land, £1 p.a.
Memoranda: 130 communicants. Alfonsus Deselinus, rector, receives
£10 p.a. and finds a priest to serve the cure.
Two chantry priests, light and obit: £13 6s 8d p.a. salary is paid to the 2
chantry priests (fn. 30) by the Chamber of the city of London which also pays
them 13s 4d 'to keep a light in a lamp', and 13s 4d to maintain an 'obit
which is dealt to the poor'. The vicar receives from the Chamber 6s 8d to
oversee the obit.
Property of the chantry: a chantry priests' house where they dwell, 13s 4d
p.a. A house with a back side, let to John Sadeler of London, 10s p.a.
A 4 acre field let to [blank] Ogle, widow, 10s p.a. A cottage with an orchard,
6 acres of ground and ½ acre of meadow in the common marsh of Edmonton (Edelmenton), let to Richard Askewe, merchant, £1 3s 4d p.a. An
orchard lying behind the barn of John Sadler, merchant, 3s 4d p.a. Of
which, 2s 8d is paid to the churchwardens for the repair of the church.
Clear remainder £2 17s 4d p.a.
Church repair: 2s 8d is paid by the chantry priests. (fn. 31) There are also 3 shops
built in the churchyard by the churchwardens with the help of the parishioners, and let for 6s p.a.; and a croft of 1 acre let for 6s p.a. Of which, 3s
'to the parson or his deputy'. Clear remainder Nil.
[m.32] Memoranda: 600 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's
are rectors and receive £20 p.a. Sir Andrew Powes, vicar, receives £18 p.a.
and is resident.
No lands for these purposes.
Memoranda: 85 communicants. Sir Thomas Cotton, rector, receives £11
p.a. Sir Richard Penmentory, vicar, receives £8 p.a.
Purpose unspecified: lands and tenements, 8s p.a. Of which, 2s 4d to the
poor. Clear remainder 5s 8d p.a.
Memoranda: 74 communicants. The king is rector.
Church repair: 'the church half acre', value unknown.
Lamp: an acre called "Chylde lande", value unknown.
Purpose unknown: "St Nicholas half acre", value unknown.
Lamp: ½ acre called "Pluckyngtons landes", value unknown.
Light: a rood of land called "Taylors lande", value unknown.
Memoranda: 91 communicants. Sir Hugh Glasyer, rector, receives £24 p.a.
and keeps a curate to serve the cure.
No lands for these purposes.
Memoranda: 180 communicants. Sir John Myllest, vicar, receives £8 p.a.
Obit: church lands given by John Edward, £1 p.a., distributed yearly
among the poor in meat, drink and money.
Obit: 8 cows given by Alice Cowper, 10s p.a. to be given to the poor.
Church house: a little close called "Hill Felde", given by John Edwardes 'to
make a church house', 8s p.a.
Memoranda: 98 communicants. The dean of St Paul's is rector and receives
£12 6s 8d p.a.
179. Great Greenford (Greneford the More)
Five lights before the image of the Trinity and Our Lady: 2 acres of arable
land, t. John Lancton, given by Henry Collyn, 1s 4d; (fn. 32) and ½ acre of
meadow, t. Robert Colley, 1s 8d; (fn. 3200) total 3s p.a.
Quitrent: 1s 6d p.a. paid by John Milles.
Quitrent: 'Out of the lands of William Herne there ought to be paid the
said parish church yearly' 6d.
Purpose and value unspecified: 'Sir Thomas Wedger, sometime parson there,
gave unto the said church out of Thomas Hilles lands', now t. Simon
Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Henry Thornton, rector, receives
180. Ruislip (Rueslyppe)
No lands for these purposes.
Memoranda: 480 communicants. The rectory is impropriate to the king's
college of Windsor, £18 p.a. 'One Whithorne', (fn. 33) vicar, receives £8 p.a.
181. Willesden (Wyllesden)
Obit: a tenement called "Champnes", £1 10s p.a. Of which, 2s 6d quitrent
to the lordship of "Bondes"; 3d quitrent to the lordship of "Brandes"; 6d
obit; total deductions 3s 3d p.a. Clear remainder £1 6s 9d p.a.
[m.32d] Masses and a light and lamp: 5s 8d p.a. rent from a meadow called
Long Mead and other ground. Of which, 4s 3d masses; 1s bread and ale
among the poor; 7d light 'or lamp'; 4d to the churchwardens; total deductions 6s 8d p.a. Clear remainder Nil.
A tenement in the churchyard: 16s 8d p.a. 'wherein Thomas Cockes
Obit: a house with a garden plot given by Sir Thomas Pollett to John
Pollett to keep the obit for his soul, 'and also for the maintenance of a sheep
or wether and a calf and as much bread and drink as may be thought
convenient to eat the same, and the same to be eaten and distributed to and
among the poorest of the same parish only on the day of the obit to be kept',
6s 8d p.a.
Memoranda: 240 communicants. The dean and chapter of St Paul's are
rectors and receive £14 p.a. Sir John Bushope, vicar, receives £14 p.a. and
finds a priest to serve the cure.
182. [West] Drayton
No lands for these purposes.
Memoranda: 130 communicants. Sir John Hurst, rector, receives £8 13s 4d
p.a. and serves the cure himself.
183. Ickenham (Ikenhame)
No lands for these purposes.
Memoranda: 80 communicants. Sir John Dyar, rector, receives £13 6s 8d
p.a. and serves the cure himself.
Chantry priest: £3 6s 8d p.a. from the court of Augmentations from the
revenues of Chertsey abbey, to "Sir Phelipe Lymard, (fn. 34) a Frencheman",
Property of the chantry: a house, an orchard, a little croft or close containing a yardland, 7½ acres of arable land, 2 half acres of meadow and a yard,
let by the chantry priest to John Taylor for £1 p.a.; 2s 2½d p.a. quitrents
received by him: from Dame Blanche Wochan 9½d, from Richard Pennyson
1s and from John Sheperton 5d. Of which, 1s 4d quitrent to the manor of
Laleham. Clear remainder £1 0s 10½d p.a. Also a tenement with a close
containing an acre of ground, 14 acres of arable land and 3½ acres of
meadow, which the chantry priest has for a term of years still to run, and
lets at £1 18s 11d p.a. Of which, 12s 11d to Dame Blanche Vochan. Clear
remainder £1 6s p.a.
Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Edmund Pyerson, rector, receives
Obit: a tenement, t. Robert Foster, bequeathed by Walter Forde, 13s 4d
p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit; 1s 8d quitrent to Robert Decro, grocer; total
deductions 3s 9d. Clear remainder 9s 7d p.a.
Obit: a tenement, t. William Myller, given by one Rotheham, 10s p.a. Of
which, 2s 1d obit; 2d quitrent to William Honnesdon; total deductions
2s 3d. Clear remainder 7s 9d p.a.
Obit: 2 acres of meadow, t. John Woodeham, given by Thomas Aylworthe,
6s 8d p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit. Clear remainder 4s 7d p.a.
Obit: 2 crofts and an acre of land, t. William Wilson, given by Hugh
Forde, 4s p.a. Of which, 2s 1d obit. Clear remainder 1s 11d p.a.
Brotherhood priest: a close and 3 acres of ground, t. Roger Gardener, given
by John Forde, 11s p.a. Of which, 2s 6d quitrent to the king. Clear
remainder 8s 6d p.a.
[m.33] Maintenance of the same priest and obit: a tenement, t. Johan Bennet,
given by Maud Hamond, 7s p.a. Of which, 1s quitrent to Sir Thomas
Wroith; 3s 4d obit; total deductions 4s 4d. Clear remainder 2s 8d p.a.
Light before the Lady altar: 3½ acres of meadow, t. Robert Stryngfelow,
given by Walter Baldewyn, 5s p.a.
Brotherhood priest: 3 messuages, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow,
200 acres of pasture, 50 acres of wood and 200 acres of marsh, in the
towns of South Benfleet, Hadleigh and Thundersley, Essex, now t. one
Jeffray, £10 p.a. Of which, £7 salary to Sir John Bridgeman. (fn. 35) Clear
remainder £3 p.a.
Memoranda: 1,000 communicants. Sir Robert Stringfelowe, vicar, receives
£26 p.a. and finds a curate to help serve the cure.
Lamp before the high altar: 1½ acres of land in the common field, now t.
William Sheppard and William Harte, 1s 4d p.a.
Memoranda: 100 communicants. Sir Ralph Standysche, rector, receives
£26 p.a. and finds a curate.
Obit: a messuage or tenement called North Hyde and 55½ acres of land,
pasture and wood in Heston and Norwood, Middlesex, t. Walter Cole of
Heston who holds them by indenture from Alice Danby of London, widow,
on condition of maintaining the obit for her soul and others. Rent unknown. (fn. 36) Of which, 2s 4d 'in expenses at the obit, viz. amongst the parishioners there as much as may be made of 3 bushels of wheat and as much ale
as can be made of 4 bushels of malt; in cheese 1s; to the choir according to
the use and custom there; and to the 2 churchwardens 8d'.
Easter wafers: 14 acres of land 'given out of Groves Place' for the vicar to
distribute to the parishioners as many wafers as can be made of 4 bushels
of wheat, at Easter 'after they have taken their rights, and for default of so
doing then the said land to remain to the said Grove Place', £1 p.a.
Rood light and church repair: one acre for a rood light: 1s 4d, (fn. 37) and 3 roods
of land for repair: 11d, (fn. 3700) 2s 3d p.a. Of which, 7d quitrent. Clear remainder
1s 11d p.a.
Purpose unspecified: an acre of land called Godfrey acre, t. Henry Cole,
[value blank]. Of which, 2s to the poor on Good Friday, with 4d to the
churchwardens. Clear remainder [blank].
Memoranda: 363 communicants. The king is rector and receives £24 p.a.
[Blank] (fn. 38) Whitt, vicar, receives £16 p.a.
Obit: lands owned by the master and fellows of the college of St Giles,
Norwich, £1 p.a. Of which, £1 is spent. Clear remainder Nil.
Obit:* 6 acres of land, t. Robert Sandwell, held by Isabel Walker to keep
the obit, 8s p.a. Of which, ... obit. Clear remainder ...
Obit for the soul of George (?Hene):* kept by his executor, William
Whitt, ... . (fn. 39)
Church lands: at a yearly rent of 7s 4d.
Lady light:* an acre and 3 roods of land, held by Thomas Whitt, the acre at
(?"Heygate") and the 3 roods at (?"Stakton"), 1s 9d p.a. Of which, 10d
quitrent. Clear remainder 11d p.a.
Memoranda: 210 communicants. Sir Thomas (fn. 40) Stonard, rector, receives
189. [m.33d] [Acton: An exact duplicate of 161. The remainder of this
190. [m.34] The late College of St Stephen Westminster
London and Middlesex: £5 p.a. pension from the court of Augmentations
paid by Master Spylman (fn. 41) for an obit for king Henry VIII.
Huntingdonshire: the rectory of Fen Stanton and its tithes, given by
Thomas, earl of Nottingham, £26 13s 4d p.a. Of which, 4d quitrent to the
Lord Berkeley; £1 6s 8d to the poor; total deductions £1 7s. Clear remainder £25 6s 4d p.a.
Norfolk: the rectory of Gayton with its tithes, £13 6s 8d p.a. Of which,
£3 6s 8d quitrent to the king; £1 6s 8d pension to the vicar; total deductions
£4 13s 4d. Clear remainder £8 13s 4d p.a.
Buckinghamshire: the rectory of Bledlow with its tithes ("thenthes"),
£20 5s 4d p.a. and "lands late Hitchecockes" belonging to the same, £1;
total £21 5s 4d p.a. Of which, 7s quitrent to the provost of Eton; £2
pension to the bishop of Lincoln; 13s 4d to the archdeacon of Bucks; £5
pension to the vicar; 5s to the poor; total deductions £8 5s 4d. Clear
remainder £13 p.a.
Yorkshire: the rents of 5 rectories, (fn. 42) including £4 10s for a mill, total
£188 10s p.a. Of which, £3 to Sir John Constable, receiver; 6s 8d to the
poor; total deductions £3 6s 8d. Clear remainder £185 3s 4d p.a.
Dorset: the rectory of Frampton, including £1 for the chapel of St Laurence,
total £25 p.a. Of which, £3 9s 9d pension to the vicar. Clear remainder
£21 10s 3d p.a.
London and Middlesex: 3 farms, £220 17s 2d p.a. Of which, £3 6s 8d
pension to the dean and chapter; 1s 1d quitrent to the dean; £1 quitrent to
the Master of the Rolls; 6d quitrent to the warden of the Fleet; £16 16s 8d
fees, as follows: £8 10s to the auditor, £7 collector, 13s 4d bailiff of the
liberty, 13s 4d steward, £3 13s 4d fees of divers counsellors in the law
retained by the college; total deductions £24 19s 1d [sic]. Clear remainder
£195 18s 1d p.a.
Surrey: farms, assize rents and other rents, £9 4s 8d p.a. Of which, 6s 8d
quitrent to the archdeacon of Canterbury. Clear remainder £8 18s p.a.
Norfolk: rents, farms and profits of woods, £26 10s p.a. Of which, 6s 8d
bailiff's fee. Clear remainder £26 3s 4d p.a.
Hampshire: farm of the manor of Winchfield, £22 12s p.a. Of which,
13s 4d steward's fee. Clear remainder £21 18s 8d p.a.
Yorkshire: farm within the city of York, received from the sheriffs there,
Dorset: rents and farms of the manor of Frampton in divers towns, hamlets
and parishes, with the profits of courts, £92 13s 11d p.a. Of which, £2 head
steward's fee; 16s 8d understeward's fee; £1 bailiff's fee; 11s 6d stewards'
expenses; total deductions £4 8s 2d. Clear remainder £88 5s p.a.
Assize rents in Bincombe and profits of courts, £18 6s 1d p.a. Of which,
4s 3½d steward's fee. Clear remainder £18 1s 9½d p.a.
Assize rents in Winterborne, (fn. 43) £10 p.a.
Assize rents and farm of the manor of Burton with profits of courts,
£50 11s 11d p.a. Of which, 4s 3d steward's fee. Clear remainder £50 6s 8d
[iii] [m.34d] Kent, Sussex, Essex and Hertfordshire: Assize rents of the
manor of [Elham] (fn. 44) with farm of demesne lands, wood sales and profits of
courts, £87 13s 1d p.a. Of which, £5 bailiff's fee; 6s 10½d steward's expenses;
total deductions £5 6s 10½d. Clear remainder £82 6s 2½d p.a.
Rents and farms of Ashford (Esschetisforde) and divers towns, hamlets and
parishes, with wood sales and profits of courts, £96 16s 3d p.a. Of which,
1s 6½d quitrent to the manor of Brabourne; £1 castle ward; (fn. 45) £1 to the earl
of Arundel for his manor of Postling; 14s 10d to the dean and chapter of
Canterbury; 4s 2½d to the king for his manor of [blank]; (fn. 46) £2 11s 2½d to the
king for his manor of [blank]; (fn. 47) total £5 11s 9½d; also £6 13s 4d bailiff's fee;
£2 head steward's fee; 3s 4d understeward's fee; 9s 4¾d understeward's
expenses at courts; total £9 6s 0¾d; grand total of deductions £14 17s 10¼d.
Clear remainder £81 18s 5¾d [sic] p.a.
Rents and farms of the manor of Queen Court and Painters, with demesne
lands, rent of a watermill, wood sales and profits of courts, £51 3s 1½d p.a.
Of which, 10s to Sir Roger Nicholas 'for a quiet of the manor' of Painters;
£3 6s 8d bailiff's fee; 4s 8d steward's expenses; total deductions £4 1s 4d.
Clear remainder £47 1s 9½d p.a.
Farm of the manor of North Court with demesne lands and wood sales,
£16 3s 4d p.a. Of which, £2 5s 8¼d castle ward. Clear remainder £13 17s 7¾d
Assize rents of Meres Court in divers parishes and hamlets; farm of the
manor of Meres Court and Bredhurst with demesnes and wood sales,
£24 11s 10d p.a. Of which, £2 to the bailiff and receiver. Clear remainder
£21 11s 10d p.a.
Farm of lands and marshes in Iwade called Binwall Marsh, £8 p.a. Of
which, 8s 3½d quitrent to John Norton; 1s 6d to Thomas Grovehurst;
1s to John Clerke; total deductions 10s 9½d. Clear remainder £7 9s 2½d p.a.
Farm of lands in Halstow 'late Stephen Bulles', £3 6s 8d p.a. Of which, 8s
quitrent to John Norton; 2s 3¼d quitrent to the king; total deductions
10s 3¼d. Clear remainder £2 16s 4¾d p.a.
Assize rents of the manor of Witchling (Whitcheling), farm of demesne,
wood sales, £12 2s 3½d p.a. Of which, 6d to the sheriff of Kent for blanch
rent; £1 6s 1½d castle ward; (fn. 48) total deductions £1 6s 7½d. Clear remainder
£10 15s 8d p.a.
[Sussex]: Farm of the manor of Cooden (Codyng) (fn. 49) and demesne, £19 p.a.
[Essex and Hertfordshire]: Fee farms in the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire received from the sheriffs, £2 10s p.a.
[iv] Total of all the possessions, 'the deductions not reprised', £1,080 19s 1¾d
p.a. Of which, £105 16s 6d [sic] portion, or stipend, to Dr Chamber, dean,
viz: £66 13s 4d for the deanery, £2 for his prebend, £4 18s 2d obits, £18
for his "resydeny", £14 for his dividend; £415 8s 8d to 11 canons (fn. 50) 'at
£37 15s 4d the man by year in such profits as is aforesaid'; £125 16s 2¾d [sic]
to 11 vicars (fn. 51) at £13 16s 0¼d each in all profits; £29 13s 4d to '4 chantry
priests (fn. 52) chaplains' at £7 8s 4d each; £36 17s 1d to 4 lay clerks, viz:
£11 2s 7¼d to Robert Lawney, £7 15s 11¼d to William Pampyon, £8 2s 7¼d
to John Fuller, £9 15s 11¼d to Thomas Wallyes; £28 15s 9d to 7 choristers (fn. 53)
according to the foundation at £4 2s 3d each; £13 3s 4d verger's fee (fn. 54)
according to the foundation; £4 1s 6d sub-sexton's fee (fn. 55) by patent; £4 9s 8d
wages and stipend of the clock-keeper, (fn. 56) including 9s 8d for obits; £13 10s
spent as follows: £7 10s steward, £5 treasurer, £1 each to the dean and 2
canons auditors; £20 8s 2d tenths to the king. Total deductions £798 0s 2¾d.
Clear remainder £282 18s 11d p.a.
[v] [m.35] Lands given by John Chamber, late dean of the college, for 8
Middlesex: farm of rents in Staines, £16 p.a. Of which, £1 9s 6d quitrent to
the king; 8d to Corpus Christi college, Oxford; total deductions £1 10s 2d.
Clear remainder £14 9s 10d p.a.
Surrey: farm of the manor of Hall Place and High Graveney, £21 p.a.
Norfolk: farm of the manor of Setchey (Seche in Southe Lyn) £24, and of a
tenement in Wiggenhall £3, total £27 p.a. Of which, 1s 6½d quitrent to the
king; 10½d quitrent to the Lord of Oxford; 1s quitrent to the Lady Clifforde;
total deductions 3s 5d. Clear remainder £26 16s 7d p.a.
Total lands, reprises not deducted: £64 p.a. Reprises £1 13s 7d. Clear
remainder £62 6s 5d p.a.
Payments to 8 poor bedesmen, besides their house-room: £5 6s p.a. each to
Robert Derker, Robert Wheler, Nicholas Nelson, John Massy, William
Turkyngton, John Shawe, John Kithe, Margaret Charleton as follows:
1s 8d [each] per week (£3 18s p.a.); 3½ yards of cloth for livery at 4s per
yard, 14s; 8 yards of cotton for lining, 5s 4d; and 'for the making thereof',
2s; wood and coal, 6s 8d; grand total £42 8s p.a.
Payments to officers: 6s 8d to Robert Derker for keeping the gate of the
almshouses; £1 6s 8d to the treasurer for his pains; £7 to Master Reper for
his annuity by patent; total £8 13s 4d p.a. Grand total for payments to
bedesmen and officers £51 1s 4d. Clear remainder £8 5s 1d [sic] p.a.
Site Of The College And Other Buildings
The church, cloister and other buildings and lodgings are valued at £25 p.a.
as appears in a particular survey made by Philip Lentall. The lodgings in
Cannon Row, including 13s 4d for a counting house, also valued by
Lentall, £35 6s 8d p.a.
190a. Total Value Of Lands In Middlesex: £1,414 9s 5½d.
Total number of communicants: 22,079.
[Signed] Roger Cholmeley; Nich Har; John Godsalve; Wymound Carew;
Ric Goodrick; Richard Morysone; Hugh Losse.
[190b.] [m.35d] Totals for London and Middlesex
Jewels, ornaments, vestments etc.
London: plate 1,675¾ oz.
ornaments £252 10s 10d.
Middlesex (except St Stephen's college, whose inventory is with Sir John
Godsalve): plate 2517/8 oz
ornaments £26 11s 6d
Stocks of cattle
Hampton 1 cow; Harrow 1 cow, 1 horse; (fn. 57) Chiswick 1 cow; South Mimms
1 cow; (fn. 58) Cranford 4 sheep, 2 lambs; Hadley 4 cows; Friern Barnet 4 cows;
Tottenham 33 cows: total (fn. 59) 69 cows, 1 horse, 4 sheep, 2 lambs.
Lead and bells
Nil, save what remains intact on the buildings of St Stephen's college,
Mores chapel in Pardon churchyard and Haliwell chapel.
[Signed]: Roger Cholmeley; Nich Hare; John Godsalve; Wymounde
Carew; Rico Goodrick; Richard Morysone; Hugh Losse.