Wills
12 Edward II (1318-19)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1889

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278-284

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'Wills: 12 Edward II (1318-19)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1: 1258-1358 (1889), pp. 278-284. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66854 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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ANNO 12 EDWARD II.

Monday next before the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July].

Fyngrie (Henry de).—To John Prodehomme, late apprentice to William Prodehomme, rents near Fletebregge and release of a debt. His houses and rents in Goderonelane, in Chepe in the parish of S. Vedast, and in the parishes of S. Nicholas Coldabbey and S. Mary Magdalen near the Old Fish Market, to be sold for pious uses and to fulfil his testament. To William Prodehomme, fishmonger, his house in the aforesaid parish of S. Mary Magdalen and shops in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhull. No date.
Roll 47 (1).

Stanes (Agnes de).—To the Prior and Convent of the church of S. Bartholomew rents in the parish of S. Mary Magdalen near the Old Fish Market to keep her anniversary. To Gilbert, son of Agnes her daughter, in tail a tenement in Phelipeslane in the parish of S. Alphege near Creplegate; remainder to pious and charitable uses. To Stephen de Clopton, clerk, to Isabella atten Ouen, and to Isabella, daughter of Ralph Simond, and Alice her maids houses in the parish of S. Mary de Aldermaneburi. No date.
Roll 47 (9).

Beri (Roger de).—To Thomas de Bury, butcher, and Johanna, wife of the same, his daughter, the reversion of a tenement near Briggestrate and "Rede Rose Lane" in the parish of S. Margaret de Briggestrate, after the decease of Margaret his wife, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church; remainder in default of heirs of the said Johanna to Avice his daughter, and Johanna, daughter of the same. No date.
Roll 47 (10).

Bras (Adam).—His tenement in the parish of S. Sepulchre without Neugate to be sold to pay his debts and fulfil his testament. To Katherine his daughter land in the parish of S. Augustine Pappay. To Theophenia his wife all his tenements in Ysmonger Lane, parish of S. Martin Pomer, for life; remainder to John his son. Also to his said wife a tenement in the parish of S. Pancras for life; remainder to Stephen his son, to whom he also leaves certain rents in Chepe. No date.
Roll 47 (11).

Sterre (Robert), fishmonger.—To Roger his brother the reversion of a tenement in the parish of S. Michael near Candelwykstret after the decease of Matilda his mother, which tenement formerly belonged to Robert Sterre, his father; remainder in default of heirs to Geoffrey his brother. Also to the said Matilda his mother his house in the vill of Jernemuth, (fn. 1) and a shop in the parish of S. Magnus the Martyr in Bridge Street, for life; remainders to the aforesaid Geoffrey and Roger. No date.
Roll 47 (12).

Monday next after F. of Translation of S. Edward, K. [13 Oct.].

Chaundeler (William le).—His tenement in Westsmethefeld, parish of S. Sepulchre without Neugate, to be sold immediately after the decease of Johanna his wife, and two marks of the proceeds to be distributed among Adam, John, Edmund, and Nicholas his sons in equal portions. No date.
Roll 47 (35).

Pancrych (Stephen), skinner.—To Stephen his kinsman the reversion of houses and rents in the. parishes of S. Sepulchre without Neugate and S. Andrew de Holeburne after the decease of Agnes his wife, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church of S. Andrew for the good of the souls of Sir Gilbert de Clare, late Earl of Gloucestre, (fn. 2) Sir Elias de Forde, and Walter de Hendon. To Hugh de Maddelee the reversion of a tenement in the said parish of S. Sepulchre for life, after the decease of Isabella his daughter. His capital tenement in the same parish to be sold to pay his debts; but if his movable goods be sufficient to discharge them, the said tenement to remain to Agnes his wife for life. No date.


Whereupon came the said Agnes and allowed the said tenement to be sold, the testator's other goods not being sufficient to discharge his debts.

Roll 47 (36).

Munden (Adam de), "batur." (fn. 3) —Specific legacies of chattels to John and Felicia his children, and to his child en ventre sa mère. To Milcencia his wife her entire chamber, and certain rents by way of dower in le Redechrouchestrate in the parish of S. Giles without Crepelgate for life; remainder to the said Felicia and to his child en ventre sa mère. Also to his said wife tenements in the parish of S. Sepulchre without Neugate. His tenements in the parish of S. Stephen in Colemanstrate to be sold, and a portion of the proceeds to be divided among his wife and children, and the residue devoted to pious and charitable uses. No date.
Roll 47 (37).

Monday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.].

Carpenter (Ralph le).—To Swanilda his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Dionisius de Grascherche for life; remainder to John his son. No date.
Roll 47 (43).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Martin [11 Nov.].

Beton (Walter).—To Agnes his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Margaret Patyns, and houses in Gofayrlane in the parish of S. Swythun, for life; after her decease the former to be sold, and the latter to remain to Walter his godson, son of Walter Joye, weaver. Also to his said wife rents in the parish of S. Giles without Cripelgate for life; remainder to Walter his adopted son, son of John de Kent. No date.
Roll 47 (52).

Dode (John).—To John his son the reversion of a tenement in the street of Bassieshawe in the parish of S. Michael, after the decease of Alice his wife, and the reversion of a shop in the Ironmongery, (fn. 4) parish of S. Mary de Colcherch; also rents in the parish of S. Nicholas Shambles. To William his son a shop, also in the Ironmongery in the parish of S. Mildred; and to Matilda his daughter tenements in the said parish of S. Michael de Bassieshawe. No date.
Roll 47 (58).

Anesty (Richard de).—To Sir John de Tyerne, chaplain, certain rents in the parish of S. Vedast for life. To William de Anesty, his brother, a tenement in the parish of S. Andrew de Castle Baynard for life, the heirs of the said William being charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the church where the testator's body shall be buried. To Robert his brother rents within Neugate in the parish of S. Sepulchre. To Sabyne, wife of Richard Constantyn, rents in the parish of S. Nicholas Shambles. To John Duket and Sibil, mother of the same, rents in the parish of S. Nicholas Olof in Bredstrate for their lives; remainder to Nicholas Duket, brother of the said John. No date.


Whereupon came Matthew de Edelmeton and put his claim upon the messuage left by the testator to William de Anesty, his brother, concerning which there was a lis pendens in the Husting at the time of the testator's decease, between the said Matthew and the testator, by writ of right.

Roll 47 (59).

Neuport (Sir Richard de), late Bishop of London.—To Sir William de Tholeshunte and Sir John de Haddele, his chaplains in S. Paul's Church, and their successors in his chantries a messuage situate opposite S. Paul's brewhouse. To the Almoner of S. Paul's for the time being a messuage in the parish of S. Gregory, he rendering annually twenty shillings to the maintenance of the chapel of the Holy Virgin in S. Paul's Church; the residue being devoted to the maintenance for two years of one or two boys when they shall change their voice, provided they have no other exhibition. His houses which he bought of the rector of the church of S. Mary de Stanynglane to be sold to fulfil his testament. Dated London, Friday next before the Feast of S. Bartholomew, Apostle [24 Aug.], A.D. 1315.
Roll 47 (60).

Monday next before the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.].

Herberer (Elena, late wife of Richard le).—To John Radespray, (fn. 5) barber, her tenement in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldresgate, he paying to her executors four pounds and forty pence sterling wherewith to pay her debts, the residue being devoted to pious uses in the said parish church of S. Botolph. No date.
Roll 47 (77).

Bristoll (William de), "potyer."—His tenement in the parish of S. Peter the Less towards S. Paul's Wharf to be sold to pay his debts and to fulfil his testament. To Dionisia his wife his tenements in the parishes of S. Katherine within Alegate, S. Alphege within Crepelgate, and S. John de Walebrok, with rents in the parishes of S. Michael and S. Peter de Cornhull, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Katherine in the churchyard of the conventual church of H. Trinity within Alegate, (fn. 6) for the good of his soul and the souls of Thomas his father and Katherine his mother. No date.


Whereupon came the said Dionisia and put her claim, forasmuch as the testator had left her a certain tenement of which they were jointly seised to them and their heirs, &c. And because it was so contained in the testament, and likewise the co-executors of the said Dionisia testified the same thing, that legacy was annulled by judgment of the Court.

Roll 47 (80).

Wodere (John le).—To Matilda his wife all his tenements in the parish of S. Mary de Abbechurch for life; remainder to Peter his son; remainder to pious uses for the souls of the testator, Robert le Wodere, his father, Agnes his mother, and others. No date.
Roll 47 (81).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Mathias, Apostle [24 Feb.].

Billy (John).—To his daughters Alianora, Roesia, Aundryna, and Margaret houses in the parish of S. Agnes, to have and to hold until Thomas his son and heir shall have paid to them two hundred marks in manner specified. No date.
Roll 47 (84).

Bourser (Roger le).—To Henry called "le Bourser," (fn. 7) son of Matilda de Forton, houses in the parish of S. Stephen de Colemanstrate, saving the dower of Matilda his wife, and charged with certain payments and with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the good of his soul and the souls of Benedict his father, Alice his mother, Johanna his daughter, and others. To Alice de Hakenay a shop for life. No date.
Roll 47 (85).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Gregory, Pope [12 March].

Turneor (Robert le).—To Roger de Stanes de Waltham and Cristina, wife of the same, he leaves a tenement in the parish of S. Botolph. No date.


Whereupon came Amicia, sister of the deceased, and put her claim.

Roll 47 (98).

Beverley (John, son of William de).—To Johanna his wife for life shops and rents in the parish of All Hallows de Bredstrete, with a power of sale, the proceeds to be divided among his said wife, John his son, and Alice and Agnes his daughters. No date.
Roll 47 (101).

Haverhull (Richard de), tanner.—To John his son seven pounds of silver, and if he die under age the same to be devoted to pious uses. To Petronilla his wife his tenement in le Morestrate in the parish of S. Giles for life; remainder to Thomas his son. No date.
Roll 47 (102).

Gernoun (Thomas).—His house in Philippeslane to be sold to fulfil his testament. No date.
Roll 47 (103).

Monday next after the Feast of Invention of H. Cross [3 May].

Grapefige (Walter).—To Anabilia his wife he leaves everything that is in his house for life. His said wife to maintain a chantry for the good of the souls of William Grapefige, his father, Cristiana, Katherine, and Walter [his children], out of the tenements and rents demised to him for the purpose by his said father. John and Thomas [his sons] to remain in the custody of his said wife during minority. No date.


Whereupon came Walter de Salyng and Cristiana his wife and put their claim.

Roll 47 (119).

Wenlok (Walter).—To Agnes his wife all his tenements and rents in the City of London for life; remainder to John his son, subject to certain charges to Alice and Beatrice his daughters for marriage portions. To Katherine his daughter forty shillings annual quitrent in the parish of S. Mary de Wolcherchehawe. No date.
Roll 47 (120).

Rokesle (Sarah de).—To William de Rokesle, son of Stephen de Rokesle., land and houses "in Beaurepeir" (fn. 8) in the parish of All Hallows at the Hay, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the space of two years after her decease, for the good, of her soul and the souls of William her late lord and others. To Stephen de Preston a shop in the Ropery (fn. 9) at the corner of Douegate, charged with the maintenance of a wax taper in the above church of All Hallows. Her rents in the parish of S. Stephen de Colemanstrate to be sold. No date.
Roll 47 (121).

Footnotes

1 Yarmouth.
2 Killed at Bannockburn, 1313.
3 Beater of cloths, meaning a cloth-worker.
4 In Ferronia.
5 Or Spray.
6 S. Katherine Creechurch.
7 Or pouch-maker.
8 A tenement of that name and in the same parish was once the property of Hamo Box, and was by him devised to his daughter Margery (supra, p. 135).
9 In Corderia.