Wills
2 Edward III (1328-9)

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1889

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329-343

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'Wills: 2 Edward III (1328-9)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1: 1258-1358 (1889), pp. 329-343. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66864 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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ANNO 2 EDWARD III.

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

Gunthorp (Bartholomew de).—To Hamo de Chiggewell for life a solar with easements and appurtenances in a lane called "Bowelane" in the parish of S. Michael de Paternostercherche; remainder to Robert de Barsham and Margaret, wife of the same. Dated London, 16 September, A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (12).

Monday next after Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].

Tylly (Philip).—His tenement in the parish of S. Giles without Crupulgate to be sold after the decease of Roysia his wife. If sold in her lifetime she is to have a moiety of the proceeds. Dated London, Monday next after the Feast of S. Hilary [13 Jan.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (20).

Piper (Robert).—His tenement in the parish of S. Margaret de Lothebury to be sold to pay his debts and fulfil his last will. Dated London, Thursday next before the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (21).

Loue (William), "forbour."—To Cristina his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Martin Pomer in Ismongerlane for life; remainder to pious uses. Bequests towards the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church, and of the Conduit of London opposite the church of S. Thomas de Acon. To Cristina, daughter of John Neweman, and to Thomas her brother rents in the parish of S. Benedict at Garscherch and houses in the parish of S. Leonard at Estchep. To John Graunt, tanner, brother of his aforesaid wife, rents at the corner of Fynkeslane. (fn. 1) To the rectors of churches in London and their successors for their common pittance forty pence annual rent in Lombardestrete, parish of S. Edmund the King. Dated London, the vigil of the Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (22).

Monday the Feast of S. Peter in Cathedræ [22 Feb.].

Dorkinge (Robert de).—To Idonia his wife all his lands, tenements, and rents whatsoever in London for life; remainder to Alianora their daughter, and in default of heirs to pious uses. Dated London, Monday in Easter week, A.D. 1324.
Roll 56 (26).

Hanekyn (John) de Lestuues. (fn. 2) —To Matilda his wife land and houses in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngcherche. Dated Suthwerk, Wednesday next before the Feast of S. Valentine, Martyr [14 Feb.], A.D. 1327.


Whereupon came the said Matilda and renounced the fee in the said land arid houses so left to her, and claimed only a freehold. And it was granted.

Roll 56 (27).

Istelworth (Gilbert de).—To Johanna his wife a portion of his dwelling-house in the parish of S. Benedict atte Wodewharf for life in lieu of dower, otherwise the legacy to be void; and to Hamo le Fraunceys, his kinsman, the other portion for life; remainder to Johanna his daughter. To Roger his son in tail his tenement in the parish of S. Michael Queenhithe; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Saturday next before the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (32).

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

Chiggewell (Thomas de), cordwainer.—Bequest of rents in the parishes of S. Mildred in the Poultry and S. Mary de Colcherch for pious uses in the church of S. Margaret aforesaid (sic), where his body shall be buried, and in the said church of S. Mary de Colcherch, for the good of his soul and the souls of Agatha his wife and others. Dated London, 6 February, A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (41).

Heyroun (John).—To Margaret his daughter a tenement in the churchyard of S. Antonin. Mention made of John his son and of Johanna his daughter, wife of Hugh de Gertone. Dated London, Thursday next before the Feast of S. Hilary [13 Jan.], A.D. 1325.
Roll 56 (42).

Monday the Feast of S. Mark, Evangelist [25 April].

Bogeys (John).—To Cecilia his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Peter upon Cornhill for life; remainder to Cristina his daughter, and in default of heirs to pious uses. Dated London, Tuesday next after the Feast of the Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (49).

Tovy (William).—To Juliana his wife for life a tenement in the parish of S. Stephen upon Walebrok by way of dower; remainder to pious uses for the good of his soul and the souls of Isabella his late wife and others. To Alice his daughter houses in the same parish; remainder in default of heirs to pious uses. To the work of London Bridge two shillings. Dated London, Monday the morrow of the Conception of the V. Mary [8 Dec.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (50).

Overee (Walter).—To Cecilia his wife for life his tenement in Conynghoplane in the parish of S. Mildred in the Poultry; remainder to John his son and Roysia his daughter in successive tail; remainder to the maintenance of two chantries in the aforesaid parish church, and other pious uses. Dated London, Wednesday next before Easter [3 April], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (51).

Appelby (Albreda de).—Her dwelling-house to be sold for pious uses. Houses which Johanna, relict of William her son, occupied within and without the Bar to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Sepulchre without Neugate for the good of her soul and the souls of Roger de Ely, her husband, and others. To Emma, daughter of Adam de Drayton, a shop in the lane called "Hosiereslane" inhabited by "Baroun" (sic). Dated London, Friday next after the Feast of S. Ambrose, Bp. [4 April], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (52).

Hales (Thomas de).—To John his son and to Thomas le Koo divers rents and tenements in the parish of S. Andrew [Castle Baynard ?]; remainder to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, Monday the morrow of S. Valentine [14 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (54).

Gaugeur (Henry le).—To Juliana his wife two cellars, a little hall, a locutorium called "parlour," a chamber with a chimney, together with a privy (cloaca) and an alley underneath the cellar leading thereto, a chamber called "bedchambre," and other appurtenances in the parish of S. Michael Paternostercherch, for life; remainder as to one moiety to Juliana his daughter, and as to the other to pious uses. Dated London, Tuesday next after the Feast of S. Katherine, Virgin [25 Nov.], A.D. 1324.
Roll 56 (55).

Monday the Morrow of Feast of SS. Philip and James [1 May].

Huberd (William), minter.—To Mabel his wife and Robert their son all his tenements in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldresgate; remainder in default of heirs in trust for sale, and ten pounds out of the proceeds to go to the fabric of S. Mary's Chapel in the parish church, twenty pounds for making a gate at "la barbecane" without Aldresgate and for repairing the highway there, and the remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Saturday the vigil of Palm Sunday [27 March], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (58).

Austyn (Robert), baker.—His tenements in the parishes of S. Michael de Candelwykstrete and S. Margaret de Breggestret to be sold to pay his debts, and Philip Lucas to be preferred as purchaser. Dated Saturday in Easter week, 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328].
Roll 56 (65).

Lambyn (William).—To Margery his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Magnus in Thames Street for life; remainder to Edmund his son, charged with an annual rent to Robert his son. To Thomas and Edward his sons houses and shops in the parishes of S. Margaret de Breggestret and S. Magnus the Martyr in Bridge Street. To the work of London Bridge two shillings. Dated London, Thursday next after the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (66).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Dunstan [19 May].

Redynge (John de), cordwainer.—To Agnes his wife for life during widowhood a tenement in the parish of S. Martin in Ismongerlane; remainder upon her death or marriage to Richard de Gaunt, tailor, on payment of sixty pounds sterling to his executors; otherwise the same to be sold, and a portion of the proceeeds to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the above parish church. Dated London, Tuesday next after the Feast of S. Mathias, Apostle [24 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (75).

Le Neue (William), "fourbour."—To Alice his wife a tenement at the corner of Bredstret for life; remainder to Thomas his son and Elena his daughter in successive tail; remainder to pious uses in the churches of All Hallows de Bredstret and S. Stephen de Colemanstret. Dated Monday the Feast of S. Andrew, Apostle [30 Nov.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (76).

Monday the Morrow of the Feast of H. Trinity [29 May].

Wolde (William de).—To Isabella his wife all his tenements in the parish of S. Matthew in Fridaystrete for life; remainders over to Margaret de Dokesworth, and William and Thomas, sons of the said Margaret, in tail; remainder to John de Wolde, his nephew, charged with keeping his obit in the said parish church and providing food and drink for thirty poor people. Also to the said Margaret, William, and Thomas all his tenements in the parish of S. Benedict at Garscherche, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church. Dated London, Saturday next before the Feast of S. Thomas, Apostle [21 Dec.], 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328]. (fn. 3)


Proclamation being made according to custom, there came Robert de Ely, fishmonger, and put his claim upon a messuage and shop in Fridaistrete, which claim is more fully enrolled in the Rolls of Pleas [of Land] (fn. 4) on the Monday aforesaid.

Roll 56 (85).

Frouwyk or Frowyk (Roger de), goldsmith.—To Idonia his wife all his houses and rents in the City of London, with the exception of his principal house in the parish of S. Olave near the Tower, for life. To John de Perndon and Cecilia, wife of the same, the reversion of a tenement at Ebbegate in the parish of S. Laurence de Candelwykstrete. To Richard de Rammeseye all his houses opposite the church of S. Olave near the Tower in tail, with remainder to the aforesaid John and Cecilia in tail; remainder to pious uses. Also to John Turk in tail a tenement in the said parish of S. Olave, with similar remainder. His principal house in the said parish to be sold for pious uses. Dated Nones of April [5 April], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (88).

Monday next after the Feast of s. Barnabas [11 June].

Sterre (Roger).—To Matilda his daughter the reversion of all his tenements in the parish of S. Michael del Crokedelane after the decease of Matilda his mother, together with divers chattels, comprising a savenape, (fn. 5) a chest, a forcer, (fn. 6) a coronal, and a garland of "perles" with silk streamers (flammis sericis). To Stephen de Yeddinge the reversion of a shop in the parish of S. Magnus; remainder to Matilda his daughter, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church. Dated London, 15 April, A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (95).

Sterre (Matilda).—To John Lambyn, chaplain, for life a tenement called "le brodegate" in S. Michael's Lane in the parish of S. Michael del Crokedelane, so that he celebrate in the said parish church for the good of her soul and the souls of Robert her late husband and others. After his decease the same to remain to the rector and two parishioners of the said parish to provide a chaplain therewith. Dated London, 15 April, A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (96).

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

Edelmeton (Roger de).—To Emma his wife two shops in Wendazeneslane in the parish aforesaid (sic) for life; remainder to Imayna his daughter. To Johanna his daughter certain other shops in the said lane and parish. No date.
Roll 56 (101).

Combe (William de).—To Isabella his daughter in tail the reversion of a cellar and solar in the parish of All Hallows at the Hay in Heywharflane after the decease of Sarah his wife; remainder to Simon and Henry his sons. To Marion and Margery his daughters a similar reversion of houses in the same parish; remainder in default of heirs to the said Simon and Henry. Dated Saturday next before the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (102).

Kent (Elianora de).—To John her son a tenement in Fletestrete in the parish of S. Brigid, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church. Dated London, the Feast of S. Peter in Cathedræ [22 Feh.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (103).

Martyn (Andrew) de Tindale. (fn. 7) —To Alice his wife a tenement and shop in the aforesaid (sic) parish of All Hallows, also ten shops in the parish of H. Trinity and a tenement in Martelane towards the Tower in the parish of S. Olave, for life; remainder to Alice their daughter. His tenement at Aldresgate to be sold for pious uses. Dated London, 13 April, 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328].
Roll 56 (112).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].

Herlawe (Walter de).—To Agnes his daughter divers specificchattels and the whole of his stock in the parish of Eppinge in co. Essex. To Johanna his wife his tenement in the parish of All Hallows by London Wall for life; remainder to the said Agnes. Dated London, Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (113).


Be it remembered that the chattels contained in the above testament are written before the tenements in the same.

Beauflour (James).—To Emma his wife all his lands, rents, and tenements in the parish of S. Martin in the Vintry so long as she remain unmarried, charged with the payment of five marks annually towards the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church, and forty shillings annually to Alice Hardel for life. After the decease or marriage of his said wife his mansion house to remain to John his son, subject to a similar charge for a chantry. To Hugh his son certain other tenements, subject to the above annuity to Alice Hardel. To Thomas his son shops near Thamistrate in the above parish; and to Katherine his daughter in tail a tenement in the same parish; remainder to William his son. Also to the said William tenements in Bedeford, if the heirs of Sir Walter de Mollesworth decline to buy them. Pecuniary and other legacies to John, James, William, Hugh, and Thomas his sons, and to Isabella and Katherine his daughters. Dated London, 20 Sept., A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (114).

Myngi (Waryn).—To Margaret his wife all his tenements and rents in the parishes of S. Swythin de Candelwykstrete and S. Mary Wolnoth for life; remainder to Robert and John his sons and Margery his daughter in equal portions, with cross remainders. In the event of them all dying without issue, the same to be sold for the maintenance of a chantry. Dated London, Friday next before the Feast of the Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (116).

Leyre (William de).—To Isabella his daughter his brewhouse and rents in the parish of S. Stephen de Colmanstrete, also rents in the parish of All Hallows the Less upon the Cellars in Thamistret, for life; remainder to Idonia her daughter. Dated London, 6 April, A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (117).

Foleham (Thomas de).—To Sir Hugh de Weston, his chaplain, for life the tenement in Breggestrete wherein his father formerly lived in the parish of S. Magnus the Martyr, and a shop opposite the house tenanted by Andrew Horn; (fn. 8) remainder to pious uses. To Henry his nephew, son of John atte Grate, his tenement near London Bridge wherein Thomas Drinkewater used to live, charged with the payment of one third of its rent to Johanna his sister, a nun of Clerkenwell. Also to Johanna his niece, sister of the said Henry, and to Johanna la Forester certain rents in the said parish of S. Magnus. Dated London, Tuesday the vigil of S. Bartholomew, A.D. 1328.


Whereupon came Thomas, son of Gregory de Foleham, who was under age, and put his claim by his guardian Matilda, wife of the said Gregory, upon the tenement near London Bridge called "Drinkewaterestaverne," &c.

Roll 56 (119).

Edmund (Nicholas) de Renham.—To Johanna, Katherine, Margery, and Rayna his daughters in tail all the tenements which he acquired from William le Sautryour (fn. 9) in Ismongernelane and Cattestrete (fn. 10) in London, with cross remainders, and further remainder to Edmund and Thomas his sons. His shops and houses in Ealdefisshstrate in the parish of S. Nicholas Coldabbey to be sold, and sixty shillings of the proceeds to be given to Thomas de Itesham, rector of the said parish church, for oblations and tithes not paid, and if dead the same to be given to the poor of the said parish. Dated 8 November, 20 Edward II. [A.D. 1326].
Roll 56 (120).

Bloxham (John de).—His tenement called "Gladewynes-house" in Thamysestret to be sold for pious uses. Dated Saturday next after the Feast of S. Giles [1 Sept.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (121).

Rys (Thomas).—To Amy the daughter of William le Parkier de Sampford, and to William, John, and Thomas, sons of the said William, a shop and rents in Chepe for their lives; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Friday next after the Feast of the Nativity of our Lady [8 Sept.], A.D. 1328.


Whereupon came Richard de Aumbresbury and Andrew de Sechford and put their claims.

Roll 56 (122).

Dacres (John).—To Robert de Castevene and Matilda, wife of the same, all his rent in Fridaynstrete in the parish of S. Margaret. Certain lands and tenements in his possession to be delivered up to William Markaunt de Wellus without opposition. Dated Tuesday next before the Feast of the Nativity of V. Mary [8 Sept.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (123).

Russel (Adam).—To William his son his tenement in the parish of S. Michael la Crokedelane in Thamistrate, except twenty shillings annual quitrent which he leaves to Paul le Botiller and Amicia, wife of the same, his sister. Walter de Mordon appointed guardian to his said son. Dated London, Thursday next before the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July], 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328].
Roll 56 (124).

Refham (fn. 11) (Richer de), Knt.—Johanna his wife tenements in the parishes of S. Peter de Wodestret and S. Mary Magdalen de Milkstrete for life, charged with the payment of ten shillings annually to the nuns of Kellebourne and half a mark for the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Antonin; remainder to John de Refham, his son. Also to his said wife for life the seld called "Whitawyeresselde," with shops, &c., in the parish of S. Mary de Colchirch, together with various tenements and shops in Chepe and in Ismongerlane, and in the parishes of S. Pancras, S. Alphege within Bisshopesgate (sic), S. Botolph without Alegate, All Hallows de Berkingecherch, All Hallows at the Hay, S. Michael Paternosterchirch, and elsewhere; remainder to his said son John. All the tenements which he acquired from Sir Henry de Laci, late Earl of Lincoln, in the parishes of S. Stephen Colemanstrete and S. Michael de Bassieshawe, to be sold to pay his debts. His said wife to hold all the aforesaid tenements so long as she remain unmarried, and maintain the aforesaid John his son and Margaret, wife of the same, and their children, with food and clothing. If she marry she is to take but one third of the same by way of dower, the other two thirds remaining to the aforesaid John and Margaret and to Riher their son and all their other children. Dated London, Wednesday next after the Feast of the Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (125).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].

Vaus (John de), dyer.—To Agnes his wife hall in Shitebournelane in the parish of S. Mary de Abecherch for life; remainder to John his son and Alice his daughter. Also seven years of the term of service of his apprentice John, the residue being remitted. Dated London, Saturday next before the Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (132).

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

Berkhamsted (Hugh de).—To Matilda his wife houses and shops in the parish of S. Stephen in Colemanstret for life; remainder to Matilda his daughter. Also to William his son in tail the reversion of houses in the same street and parish; remainder to pious uses. To the work of London Bridge sixpence. Dated London, Sunday the Feast of S. Peter in Cathedrâ [22 Feb.], A.D. 1326.
Roll 56 (142).

Monday the Vigil of the Feast of S. Nicholas [6 Dec.].

Balsham (Gilbert de).—His tenement in the parish of S. Michael de Bassieshawe to be sold to fulfil his testament. Certain rents in the parish of S. Andrew de Holebourne without the bar of Pourte Pole (fn. 12) also to be sold for the maintenance of his children, &c. Dated London, Wednesday next after the Feast of Annunciation of V. Mary [25 March], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (145).

Rofot (John).—Matilda his wife his tenement at Alegate for life; remainder to William his kinsman (cognatus). Dated Thursday, the vigil of Apostles Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (148).

Brangwayn (Thomas).—To Johanna and Katherine his daughters jointly and severally his tenement in the parish of S. Martin de Oteswich, the said daughters to be in the wardship of Margaret his wife until they come of age. Dated London, Wednesday next after the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (149).

Toutheby (Gilbert de).—to William and john his sons all his houses in Fletstrete for life or until advancement to some ecclesiastical benefice; remainder to Robert and Gilbert his sons for life or until similar advancement; remainder over. Also to the said Robert and Gilbert all his houses in the city of Lincoln on the same conditions. Dated Sunday the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 56 (153).

Evenefeld (Thomasde), pepperer.—To Thomas and john his sons and Johanna his daughter ten marks respectively. To the work of London Bridge twenty shillings. To Johanna his wife houses in the parish of All Hallows de Bredstrete and in Basinglane in the parish of S. Mildred de Bredstrete for life. To his aforesaid daughter the reversion of certain tenements in the parish of S. Antonin after the decease of his wife. To Thomas his son tenements in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldresgate, and rents in the parish of S. Peter de Manecroft in Norwich. To John his son a tenement in Tornebastonlane (fn. 13) in the parish of S. Mary de Aldermaricherch, and also his term in a tenement in the parish of S. Michael de Bassieshawe. To Andrew Aubree his leasehold interest in a tenement, held under Richard le chaucer and Mary his wife and Thomas her son, (fn. 14) near Sopereslane in the parish of S. Antonin. Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of S. Edward, King [13 Oct.], A.D. 1328.

Also the said testator by a codicil gave to Andrew Aubrey a tenement in Bredstrete in the parish of All Hallows de Bredstrete. Dated the day and year aforesaid.
Roll 56 (155).

Yonge (John le).—To Matilda his wife the remaining term of service of John and Laurence his apprentices, and a house and shop in the parish of S. Mary de Abbecherch for life by way of dower; remainder to John, Henry, and William his sons, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the space of four years after the decease of the said Matilda. Also to his said sons in tail a brewhouse and other tenements in Candelwykstret and elsewhere in the same parish, with cross remainders, and in default of issue to pious uses. Dated London, Monday next before the Feast of S. Bartholomew, Apostle [24 Aug.], 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328].
Roll 56 (156).

Priour (Roger).—Bequest of twelvepence annual rent for the maintenance of wax in the church of S. Benedict Fynk. A tenement and land in the parish of S. Benedict Fynk to be sold, and certain pecuniary legacies to be paid to Robert his son and to Elena, Lucy, and Johanna his daughters; and of the residue one moiety to go to Alice his wife, and the other for payment of his debts and fulfilment of his testament in manner aforesaid. Dated London, 12 April, 2 Edward III. [A.D. 1328].
Roll 56 (157).

Monday the Vigil of the Feast of S. Lucia, Virgin [13 Dec.].

Bancquell (Cecilia de).—To Thomas her son rents in Cattestrete in the parish of S. Laurence Jewry, charged with the maintenance of wax in the chapel of S. Mary at S. Paul's, and with certain payments to the friars of the Augustinian Order, in whose house the body of Sir John de Banquell, (fn. 15) her husband, lies buried; to the Prioress and nuns of S. Elena, London, to keep their obits; and to Lucy her daughter, a nun of that order. To John Felawe, her servant, in return for his services, two shops in the parish of S. George de Estchep for life; remainder to the aforesaid Thomas her son. Dated London, Sunday next after the Feast of the Translation of S. Thomas, Martyr [29 Dec.], A.D. 1323.
Roll 56 (168).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Hilary [13 Jan.].

Gloucestre (Master Richard de).—To his kinsman John de Gloucestre a certain tenement. To Katherine, daughter of Geoffrey de St. Alban, his house in Fridaistrete, near the church of S. Margaret, for life; and to John her son a certain hall erected on a stage over the street, together with a shop. To Nicholas, son of the said Katherine, a tenement in the parish of S. Brigid for life, except a portion sufficient for the maintenance of a chaplain to celebrate for the good of his soul and the souls of others. The reversion of all tenements in Fletestreteto remain to the fabric of S. Paul's Church, for the Dean and Chapter to maintain a chantry therewith, and in default the same to go to the Hospital of the Virgin Mary without Bisshopesgate. The reversion of a tenement in Fridaistrete to be devoted to the maintenance of London Bridge, saving an annual rent of ten shillings left to the lord of the manor of "Southalle Marreis" for the repair and preservation of the walls of the Thames within the said manor, with power to distrain for the same. Of the portion of his testament relating to S. Paul's Church and the Hospital of the Blessed Virgin he appoints the priors for the time being of H. Trinity, London, and of S. Bartholomew to be executors; but of that portion which relates to London Bridge he appoints the Sheriffs of London for the time being. Dated London, VIII. Kal. December [24 Nov.], a.d. 1328.


The testament was delivered in the same Court of Common Pleas to John, the testator's kinsman, executor of the same as to chattels, by precept of the Mayor and Aldermen.

Roll 56 (169).

Gaitone or Gaytone (Richard de).—To John his son all his tenements in the City and suburbs; remainder to Henry and Thomas his sons in successive tail; remainder over to pious uses. Dated within the close of the Abbey of Lesnes, (fn. 16) Wednesday next before the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (170).

Barber (Thomas le) de Suthwerk.—To Beatrice his wife rents in the parish of S. Michael Queenhithe for life. Bequests to the work of London Bridge and to the repair of the highway without the bar of Suthwerk. Dated Tuesday next after the Feast of S. Michael [29 Sept.], a.d. 1328.
Roll 56 (174).

Atte More (Henry).—To Idania his wife for life a tenement in the parish of S. Michael in Wodestrete, and rents in the parishes of All Hallows de Honylane, S. Peter de Wodestrete, and S. Mildred in the Poultry, also in Eldefisshstreete; remainder to pious, uses. All his houses at barbican without Aldresgate in the parish of S. Botolph to be sold, and the proceeds distributed among the poor of the Goldsmithery of London and others; and certain tenements in the parish of S. Nicholas Olof to be sold for pious and charitable uses. Dated London, Thursday the vigil of Apostles Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], A.D. 1328.
Roll 56 (175).

Footnotes

1 Finch Lane.
2 i.e., the Stews, or licensed houses of ill fame, situate on Bankside, Southwark.
3 There must be some mistake here as to the date.
4 Roll No. L.; where the said Robert de Ely is recorded to have claimed the said messuage by virtue of a deed and feoffment of one Thomas de Heyward de Ledrede, executor of Henry de Asshestede, who was executor of John de Hakeburn, ironmonger, who anno 23 Edward I. devised the same to Isabella his then wife for life, with remainder in trust for sale. On the other hand, Margaret de Dokesworth said that the testator died seised of the aforesaid tenement, and left it to his wife for life, with remainder to the aforesaid Margaret and to her children as above, and claimed execution. Cur. ad. vult. At a subsequent court Robert de Ely appeared, but the aforesaid Margaret came not, &c. The rolls were examined at the said Robert's request for the testament of the said John de Hakeburn, which was found enrolled in the Husting held on Monday next before the Feast of Apostles Simon and Jude [28 Oct.], anno 23 Edward I. (vid. svp., p. 121), and it confirmed the statement made by the aforesaid Robert. It was therefore ordered by the Court that no execution should issue as to the said messuage, and that the said Robert should go without a day.
5 He appears to have made another will in the same year, leaving money for the maintenance of the fabrics of the churches of S. Mary at Harrow, S. Olave by the Tower of London, S. Mary at Reslepe, and S, John the Baptist at Pinner, as well as to Idonia his wife and others (Historical MSS. Commission, Ninth Report, p. 46 b).
6 Or sanap, a kind of napkin.
7 A strong box.
8 "Andrew de Tyndale" in margin.
9 Fishmonger, of Bridge Street, and eminent lawyer, who for some time filled the office of Chamberlain of the City of London, of whom more hereafter in a note to his will, enrolled infra, p. 344.
10 A William le Sautreour (player on the psaltery) appears in 1304 as minstrel of Margaret, Queen of England (Letter-Book C, folio 132 b).
11 A. mercer and alderman, but of what ward uncertain. He served the office of Sheriff in 1298-9, and that of Mayor in 1310-11.
12 See note supra, p. 48.
13 Called in Stow's day "Turnebase Lane" ('Survey,' Thoms's ed., p. 94).
14 See note to the will of Richard le Chaucer, enrolled infra, Roll 77 (59).
15 Alderman of Dowgate Ward, from whom Backwell or Blackwell Hall was named.
16 Co. Kent.