Wills
5 Edward III (1331-2)

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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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363-371

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'Wills: 5 Edward III (1331-2)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1: 1258-1358 (1889), pp. 363-371. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66867 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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ANNO 5 EDWARD III.

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

Brun (John le).—To Amicia his wife his tenement in the parish of Berkyngecherch called "la Stapeledehalle" for life; after her decease the same to be sold and the proceeds distributed among all his daughters in equal portions. Dated London, IV. Kal. April [29 March], A.D. 1330.
Roll 59 (8).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.].

Palmere (fn. 1) (Roger le).—To Agnes his daughter by Dyonisia his former wife a solar called "pavedeloft," with a shop under it, for life. To Beatrix his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Mildred, Bredstret, for life, charged with an annual rent to the Prior and Convent of H. Trinity at Alegate. Also to his aforesaid daughter a brewhouse for life; remainder for the benefit of his surviving daughters and for pious uses for the good of the souls of Roger, Sibil, Roger, Dionisia, and Beatrice (sic). To Isabella his servant, in return for her good services, his hall wherein he lived and two shops in Bredstret for life. Dated Saturday next after the Feast of S. Faith [6 Oct.], A.D. 1327.
Roll 59 (11).

Monday next before Feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas [7 Mar.].

Cote (Walter).—To Alice his wife all his tenements and rents in the parish of S. Mary Wolchirchehawe for life so long as she remain chaste and unmarried, otherwise she is to retain only one third of the same by way of dower, the remaining two thirds going to Wolvin his son. To Erneburga and Salerna his daughters, and to the child with which his wife is enceinte, certain rents. Dated London, Wednesday the morrow of the Feast of S. Agatha, Virgin and Martyr [5 Feb.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1330-1].
Roll 59 (25).

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

Nayler (Robert le).—To Johanna his wife all his tenements in Colemanstrete for life; remainder to Roger Fraunceys de Chichestre in tail; remainder to John, son of Roger atte Bowe, "spicer," and to Johanna, wife of the said John, in tail; remainder in trust for sale, and ten shillings of the proceeds to be given to the work of the church of S. Olave in Old Jewry. Dated London, Friday next before the Feast of H. Trinity [18 June], 3 Edward III. [A.D. 1329].
Roll 59 (32).

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

St. Saviour (John de), "courreour."—To Sarah his wife two messuages and a garden in the parish of S. Olave towards the Tower for life. Four shops in the same parish to be sold after Robert de Chidynfold has received seven marks sterling, as by an indenture between them made. Done in the parish of S. Martin within Ludgate, Saturday the vigil of Palm Sunday [1 April], A.D. 1330.
Roll 59 (33).

Hosebond (Roger).—Also his tenements in the parish of S. Nicholas aforesaid (sic) to be sold by his executors, and the proceeds placed at the disposal of Sir Nicholas Hosebond, (fn. 2) minor canon of S. Paul's Church. Dated London, Monday next before the Feast of S. Michael [29 Sept.], A.D. 1329.
Roll 59 (35).

Carpenter (Walter le), son of William de Fowelmere.—His tenement in le Tourstret in the parish aforesaid (sic) to be sold to pay his debts and for pious uses. Dated London, Thursday next after the Feast of S. Gregory, Pope [12 March], A.D. 1330.
Roll 59 (37).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Petronilla [31 May].

Leyre (Thomas de).—To Matilda his wife for life all his tenements except two—one situate in Fridaystrete and the other in Walebrok; remainder to Johanna his daughter in tail. The two tenements aforesaid to be sold by his executors, and one hundred shillings of the proceeds to be given to the New Hospital within Crupulgate. Dated London, Saturday the morrow of [All] Souls [2 Nov.], 4 Edward III. [A.D. 1330].
Roll 59 (48).

Gubbe (Richard).—Tenements in the lane and parish of S. Michael de la Crokedelane to be sold for maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the good of his soul and the souls of Walter his father, Lucy his mother, and others. To Cristina his wife a corner tenement situate in Thamestret and in the aforesaid lane and parish for life; remainder in trust for sale for similar pious uses, and John Gubbe to have the refusal. Dated London, Sunday next before the Feast of S. Alphege, viz. 14 April, A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (49).

Payn (John), "braceur." (fn. 3) —To Margery his wife all his tenements in the parish of S. Alphege for life; remainders to Katherine and Matilda his daughters for life; remainder to pious uses. Also to the same all his tenements in the suburb and in the parish of S. Botolph without Alegate for life; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, 3 April, A.D. 1329.
Roll 59 (50).

Monday next after Feast of SS. Marcellinus and Peter [2 June'].

Maseliner (John le).—To James his brother, canon of the Hospital of S. Mary without Bisshopesgate, four shillings annual rent of a seld in the Cordwainery (fn. 4) of Westchep, and other rents in Sopereslane, for life; remainder to Isabella his daughter. Dated at Bermondeseye [14 Feb.], A.D. 1330.
Roll 59 (56).

Monday the Feast of S. Mary Magdalen [22 July].

Waledene (Humfrey de), Knt.—To Humfrey, Adam, and Alexander his sons a messuage and rents in the parish of S. Peter the Less in successive tail. To John his son "de Laufare" ten pounds. To Johanna, wife of William Sturmyn, his messuage in the vill of S. Edmund (fn. 5) in fee. Dated "Riclinge," (fn. 6) 1 April, 5 Edward III., A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (68).

Kingeston (William de).—To John his brother of the whole blood and to Robert, also his brother, in successive tail his mansion house in the parish of S. Werburga; remainder to pious uses. His tenement in the aforesaid parish of S. Werburga and of S. Augustine near S. Augustine's Gate towards S. Paul's Church to be sold by his executors to fulfil his testament and for pious uses. To Cristina his mother shops at le Saltwharf in the parish of S. Michael Queenhithe for life; remainder to the aforesaid John his brother. Also to the said Robert his term in a tenement in Distaflane in the said parish of S. Augustine. Dated Thursday next after the Feast of S. Barnabas, Apostle [11 June], A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (69).

Yonge (Robert le).—All his goods movable to be divided into three parts, whereof one part is to go to Amicia his wife, another to John, Thomas, and Cecilia his children in equal portions, and the third part to provide masses in the church of S. Mary de Abbechurch. Also to the said Thomas his son tenements in Shitebournelane and elsewhere in the parish of S. Mary de Abbechurch, he paying yearly to Margery his daughter one mark of silver for her vesture for life; and to the aforesaid John his son and Cecilia and Johanna his daughters tenements and reversions in Candelwykstrete and Abbechurchelane and in the parish of S. Laurence [Candelwykstrete]. His said wife to have the custody of the said John, Thomas, and Cecilia during minority, she finding surety for the same according to the use and custom of the City. Dated Tuesday next before the Feast of S. Alphege [19 April], A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (70).

Taillour (Johanna, wife of Edmund le).—Her mansion house in the parish of S. Katherine aforesaid (sic) to be sold by her executors, and the proceeds divided among Walter, Nicholas, Thomas, and Emma her children (who are to have the option of purchase), saving twenty shillings, which she bequeaths towards building an aisle to the said church of S. Katherine, whenever that building should commence. Dated London, 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1330-2].
Roll 59 (71).

Monday next after the Feast of S. James, Apostle [25 July].

Atte Bowe (Roger).—To Johanna his wife tenements in the street called "Holebourne" in the parish of S. Andrew towards the maintenance of William, John, Thomas, James, and Katherine his children, and also lands and tenements in the vills of Great Gedelestone, Little Gedelestone, (fn. 7) and Sabrichesworth, (fn. 8) for life, so long as she remain unmarried; remainder to his aforesaid children. In addition to various houses and shops mention is made of a plot of land and a garden near "Lynerounelane," and a tenement called "Tynewyneshull" in Stachesdene. (fn. 9) Dated London, A.D. 1322.
Roll 59 (87).

Prodhome (William).—To Katherine his wife a tenement and shop in the parish of S. Nicholas Colabei in lieu of dower for life; remainder to William de Folham and Alice, wife of the same, and to the heirs of the body of the said Alice, with similar remainder to John de Tryple and Katherine, wife of the same. Also to the said William and Alice, John and Katherine (inter alia) tenements in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhull; upon Lambardeshull in the parish of S. Mary Magdalen at Eldefishstrate; also in the parish of S. Nicholas Coldabei, and in Tymberhuth (fn. 10) in the parish of S. Mary de Somersete, with cross remainders. Upon the decease of the said Alice and Katherine without issue all the said tenements, &c., to be sold for pious uses. Also to the aforesaid Katherine his wife certain tenements in the parish of S. Nicholas Coldabey for life, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church; and to John his brother certain solars in the parish of S. Mary de Montenhaut for life. Dated London, Sunday next after the Feast of Exaltation of H. Cross [14 Sept.], A.D. 1330.
Roll 59 (93).

Monday the Morrow of F. of Trans, of S. Edward, K. [13 Oct.].

Foleham (Henry de), son of John atte Gate.—His tenement in Briggestrete in the parish of S. Magnus the Martyr to be sold for pious uses, and John de Mockynge de Somersete, fishmonger, to have the right of preemption. Similarly certain rents in the same parish to be sold after the decease of Johanna his sister. To Herman his brother sixteen shillings annual rent of a tenement called "Caponeshors" (fn. 11) in the parish of S. Mary de Abchirch, held by Matilda de Caxton. Dated London, Friday next after the Feast of Nativity of V. Mary [8 Sept.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].


At a subsequent court came Gregory de Fulham and put his claim upon a messuage and wharf in the parish of S. Magnus near London Bridge, inasmuch as he was seised of the same as of right, as kinsman and heir of Thomas de Fulham, the day the said Henry died; and asked that execution should not issue, &c.

Roll 59 (94).

Wyrhale (Richard de).—To Richard his son a tenement with shops in a street called "la Ryole" (fn. 12) in the parish of S. Michael de Paternosterchurch, and also the entire ploughland (fn. 13) held by him in Edelmeton. (fn. 14) To John his son shops in the parishes of S. Augustine near S. Paul's Gate and S. John Zakary for life; remainder to Richard his son, charged with the suitable maintenance of Isabella, sister of the testator. To Idania his body servant (fn. 15) a shop in the parish of S. John Zakary for life. To Margery, formerly wife of John de Stebenhuthe, a house in the parish of S. Augustine for life; remainder to Simon, son of Simon Godard. To John de Wyrhale, his brother, and Dame Margaret, a nun of Clerkenwell, his sister, certain rents in the parish of S. Michael de Crokedelane. Dated London, Thursday next after the Feast of S. Bartholomew [24 Aug.], A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (95).

Mechwych (William de).—To Juetta his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Sepulchre for life; the same to be afterwards sold for pious uses. Dated London, Wednesday the vigil of S. Andrew, Apostle [30 Nov.], 3 Edward III. [A.D. 1329].
Roll 59 (96).

Atte Rothe (William).—To Sarah his daughter houses in the parish of S. Mildred de Bredstret near the lane called "Seinte Margaretelane" in tail; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Wednesday next before the Feast of Translation of S. Edward [13 Oct.], 4 Edward III. [A.D. 1330].
Roll 59 (97).

Podifat (Robert).—To Alice his wife tenements in the parish of S. Giles aforesaid (sic) for life; remainder to Johanna then-daughter. Also to the said Johanna other tenements in the same parish in tail. Dated London, Sunday next after the Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], A.D. 1331.


Whereupon came Roger, son of Roger Podifat, and put his claim upon all the tenements which the said Robert held "in More" in the parish of S. Giles without Crupulgate.

Roll 59 (98).

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

Saleman (Mabel).—To Juliana her daughter a portion of a shop at the corner of Oistergate in the parish of S. Magnus the Martyr near London Bridge in tail; remainder over. Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of Decollation of S. John Baptist [29 Aug.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].
Roll 59 (109).

Coffrer (Salomon le).—To David and William his sons, and to Dionisia and Alice his daughters, pecuniary bequests. To Alice his wife her entire chamber with all jewels, cups of silver and mazers (mazeris), and cloths linen and woollen; also all his tenements in the City of London for life, charged with providing a chantry in the church of S. Martin [de Pomers] aforesaid (sic). Also to his said sons in tail with cross remainders the reversion of a brewhouse in Ismongerlane, and of shops in Catestrete (fn. 16) in the parish of S. Laurence Jewry, charged with certain payments to the said churches of S. Laurence and S. Martin de Pomers. An annual quitrent of ten shillings in reversion to be devoted to pious uses by the rector of the said church of S. Martin for the time being. Dated London, Thursday next before the Feast of Nativity of S. John Baptist [24 June], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].
Roll 59 (111).

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

Sprot (William).—To Margaret his wife and Adam his son his tenement in Colemanstrete in the parish of S. Stephen in equal portions. Dated Wednesday next after the Feast of Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].


Whereupon came the said Margaret and renounced the fee of the tenement aforesaid, &c.

Roll 59 (112).

Bampton (Elias de).—To Alice his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Donstan de Fletestret for life; remainder to John "Elis," his son. Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of All Saints [1 Nov.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].
Roll 59 (113).

Marberer (Adam le).—To Hugh le Marberer houses in the parish of S. Michael le Quern in "Paternostret," (fn. 17) and also in the parish of S. Brigid in Fletstret, for life, charged with the maintenance of a chantry for the good of his soul and the souls of Matilda his wife, &c., in the said church of S. Michael le Quern. To Johanna Boneville, his niece, his tenement in the vill of Corf Castell (fn. 18) situate in Estret. To William his nephew certain rents in the parish of All Hallows de Stanynggecherche, and also a tenement in the same vill of Corf Castell. Dated Monday next after the Feast of Nativity of V. Mary [8 Sept.], A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (115).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Edmund, King [20 Nov.].

Meldone (Michael de), Parson of the church of All Saints, Campsale, in the diocese of York.—To William de Meldone his tenement in Fletestrete. [To the chapel of Guildhall ten shillings. (fn. 19) ] No date.
Roll 59 (123).

Blount (Richaed).—To Johanna his wife, William his son, and Matilda his daughter houses in Coubrugestret (fn. 20) towards Smethefeld. To Margery his daughter a shop. To Matilda de St. Alban also a shop for a term of seven years, in discharge of a debt; remainder to Roger de Kingeston, his son, cordwainer. Also to his said wife her entire chamber in all movables, but she is not to claim dower of the shops above devised. Dated London, Feast of S. Bartholomew, Apostle [24 Aug.], A.D. 1331.


And the aforesaid Johanna came and renounced the fee and her dower in the said tenement and shops, &c., and asked that execution might issue for the term of her life, &c.

Roll 59 (125).

Boctone (Ralph de).—To Agnes his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Michael upon Cornhull, and shops in the parish of S. Bartholomew the Less, for life; remainder to pious uses. To William, son of William de Stanford and of Roysia, late wife of the same, the reversion of a tenement in the said parish of S. Bartholomew, which the said William the father holds for life by the curtesy (fn. 21) of England after the decease of his said wife. To Nicholas, son of Emma, sister of the testator, a tenement, also in the said parish of S. Bartholomew, in tail. Dated London, Friday next after the Feast of S. Martin, Bishop [11 Nov.], 5 Edward III. [A.D. 1331].
Roll 59 (129).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Nicholas [6 Dec.].

Eton (Simon de), "ferrour." (fn. 22) —To Geoffrey de Eyton, his brother, a brewhouse and shop in the parish of S. Peter de Bradestrete. To William his son the messuage held by Emma Gurnard at will. Dated London, in the parish of S. Peter de Bradestrete, Friday, viz. 11 October, A.D. 1331.
Roll 59 (138).

Footnotes

1 Alderman of Castle Baynard Ward circa 1320. (See appendix )
2 His will is preserved among the archives of S. Paul's Cathedral (Hist. MSS. Commission, Ninth Report, p. 47a), and is also enrolled infra.
3 Brasier, worker in brass.
4 Allutaria.
5 Bury St. Edmund, co. Suffolk.
6 A manor in co. Essex.
7 Great and Little Gaddesden, co. Herts.
8 Sawbridgeworth, co. Herts.
9 Stagsden, co. Beds.
10 See note supra, p. 114.
11 Cf. "Litelcaponhors," supra, p. 323.
12 See note supra, p. 153.
13 Carucam integram.
14 Edmonton, co. Middlesex.
15 Corprancilla.
16 Or Cateaton Street, now Gresham Street.
17 Now Paternoster Row.
18 Co. Dorset.
19 In a marginal note.
20 Cowbridge Street,
21 Vide supra, p. 216, note.
22 Ironmonger.