Wills
9 Edward III (1335-6)

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1889

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401-409

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'Wills: 9 Edward III (1335-6)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1: 1258-1358 (1889), pp. 401-409. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66871 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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ANNO 9 EDWARD III.

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

Marny (Hugh de), Rector of Norton near the town of St. Edmund. (fn. 1) —His houses in Dezarslane (fn. 2) to be sold, Dame Alianora Ferr' having the right of preemption, and twenty marks of the proceeds to be given to the new work of S. Mary in S. Paul's Church. To Sir Geoffrey de Ely, his chaplain, twenty marks, his houses in Ivilane, (fn. 3) and rents in the parish of S. Peter de Cornhull for life for pious uses; remainder to the new work of S. Paul's aforesaid. Dated Benhale, (fn. 4) Saturday the Ides of August [13 Aug.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (2).

Monday the Vigil of the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.].

Kynardesley (fn. 5) (Margery, late wife of Sir Simon de, Knt.).—To Katherine her daughter tenements and rents in Alegatestrete in the parish of S. Katherine Colman. To Thomas her son all her tenements in the town of St. Botolph. (fn. 6) Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of S. Scolastica, Virgin [10 Feb.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (5).

Croydon (fn. 7) (John de), fishmonger.—To John his son one hundred shillings for putting him out as apprentice. To Cristina his daughter sixty shillings. To Roisia his wife two tenements in S. Clement's Lane for life; after her death the same to be sold, and forty shillings of the proceeds to go to the said John and Cristina respectively, and the residue to maintain chantries in the church of S. Clement. Also to his said wife the remaining term of Walter his apprentice. Dated London, Saturday next before the Feast of S. Dionisius [9 Oct.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (6).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Peter in Cathedrâ [22 Feb.].

Pelham (John de), clerk.—To Dionisia his wife two tenements in Silverstrete, one being in the parish of S. Olave and the other in the parish of S. Alban; also rents in Distaflane in the parish of S. Margaret Moisy for life; remainder to Nicholas his son. Dated York, Saturday next before the Feast of the Circumcision [1 Jan.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (8).

Scot (Geoffrey), fishmonger.—To Johanna his wife his tenement in the parish of S. Mary Magdalen upon Lamberdeshell (fn. 8) for life; remainder to Johanna his daughter in tail; remainder to pious uses. Also to his said wife a shop in the parish of S. Nicholas Coldabbeye for the marriage of his said daughter. Another shop in the same parish to be sold to pay his debts. His said daughter to remain in the custody of his wife, and after her death in the custody of John de Colcestre, chaplain, brother of his said wife. Dated London, Thursday the morrow of S. Andrew, Apostle [30 Nov.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (9).

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

Pecok (Walter).—To Sibil his wife two messuages in Goldynglane in the parish of S. Giles without Crepelgate for life; remainder to Johanna his daughter in tail; remainder to pious uses. To William Pecok, his brother, the reversion of a brew-house. Also to Sibil his sister, her heirs and assigns, two houses in the same lane. A messuage in Bechelane in the aforesaid parish to be sold for pious and charitable uses. Bequest of an annuity of five shillings to Felicia Prilly, and certain rents to Agnes his daughter for her maintenance. Dated London, Tuesday, 1 March, A.D. 1333.


Whereupon came Robert, son of Gilbert de Wylton, and Alice his wife, and put their claim upon the said testament, &c.

Roll 63 (12).

Wynterman (Agnes), late wife of John de Rasseburgh.—To Johanna her daughter and Henry her son bequests of household goods, and all her tenements in the parish of All Hallows at the Hay in tail; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Monday next before the Feast of S. Martin, Bishop, in Yeme [11 Nov.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (13).

Monday next after F. of S. John ante portam Latinam [6 May].

Flambard (William) de Wykys.—All his houses in the City of London to be devoted to the maintenance of the chantry founded by Sir Richard de Neuport, late Bishop of London, in the church of S. Paul. (fn. 9) Dated Tuesday next after the Feast of S. Michael [29 Sept.], A.D. 1333.
Roll 63 (37).

Gubbe (Richard), "stokfisshmonger."—To Richard his godson, being son of Roger his late brother, ten pounds for his maintenance at school; and to each of the two sisters of the said Richard for their marriage ten pounds, the said money remaining in the hands of John Syward, and Andrew and John, sons of the aforesaid (sic) Isabella his sister, during minority or until marriage, they giving security for the same, according to the manner and custom of the City of London. Also to the said Andrew a tenement in the Old Fish Market in the parish of S. Nicholas Coldabbey in tail, charged with the payment of certain rents to the Hospitals of S. Giles (fn. 10) near Westminster and S. Thomas de Suthwerk; and to John, brother of the said Andrew, a shop in the same place in tail, similarly charged with the payment of a certain rent to the nuns of Clerkenewell; remainder in trust for sale, and part of the proceeds to be given to Henry and Roger, brothers of the testator, and the residue to pious and charitable uses for the good of his soul and the souls of Emma his late wife and others. Also to John Syward and Juliana his wife, the testator's niece, a tenement in the Old Fish Market aforesaid, charged with the maintenance of two wax torches in the church of S. Nicholas Coldabbey to be used at high mass. Two tenements (one of them called "le Crokedhous") in the parish of S. Mary de Somersete to be sold to fulfil his testament; and a brewhouse to be charged with the maintenance of a lamp in the said parish church to burn from sunset to sunrise. Dated London, Monday next after the Feast of S. Ambrose [4 April], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (43).

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

Neubery (John de), senior.—To Johanna his wife the residue of all his movable goods in the town of St. Alban not already bequeathed (sic); also all his houses and shops in the parish of S. John de Walebrok for life; remainder to his surviving children, except five marks issuing from the same, in which he is bound to Robert his brother for life, under the will of Dionisia his deceased mother, the reversion of which he leaves to a chantry in the said parish church of S. John de Walebrok. Dated Thursday the vigil of the Epiphany [6 Jan.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (45).

Bydyk (Henry de).—To William de Iford and Sir Thomas de Karlel, Rector of the church of Bassyngeshawe, sixty-five marks annual quitrent, charged on all his rents in London and the suburbs, for providing seven chantries for one year after his decease, to wit, two in the church of Aldermannebury, two in the church of Bassyngeshawe, two in the church of Fynchesle, (fn. 11) and one in the church of Welcomstowe. (fn. 12) To the brethren of S. Mary of Mount Carmel forty-eight marks for the fabric of their church, so that they provide chantries for a similar term; the remainder of all his aforesaid rents, after payment of the above charges, to go to Thomas and John his sons in successive tail. To Johanna his wife a messuage and shops in the parish of S. Mary de Althermannebury (sic), together with the advowson to the church of S. Michael de Bassyngeshawe, for life, with similar remainders. Also to the said John for life certain rents in the lane called "le Brodelane" in the parish of S. Martin de Bermanscherch. (fn. 13) To the aforesaid William de Iford rents in the parish of S. Margaret de Lothebury for life, and also annually one robe or twenty shillings, to be given to him on the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord. John de Pulteneye appointed guardian of Thomas his son and heir and of the lands and tenements herein devised to him during his minority, for the finding and providing the said Thomas, his wife, and any children they may have, with all becoming necessaries during the said term; and the aforesaid Johanna, wife of the testator, to have the custody of John his son. Dated at his manor of Fynchesleye, Sunday the octave of Easter [16 April], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (46).

Monday the Morrow of the Feast of S. Barnabas [11 June].

Page (John).—To Agnes his wife his tenement in the aforesaid (sic) parish of S. Mary de Wolcherchehawe for life; remainder to Roger de Atherby and Johanna, wife of the same, his daughter, in special tail, for the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the good of his soul and the souls of Isabella and Agnes his wives, and others. Also to the same Agnes a tenement in Lombardstrete, parish of S. Nicholas Acon, for life; remainder to Robert, son of Thomas the testator's son, in tail; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Wednesday next after the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (50)

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

Mymmes (William de), cordwainer.—TO Alice his wife and John his son a tenement with shops in the parish of S. Peter de Wodestrate, and a shop in Westchep in the parish of S. Mary atte Bowe, for their lives; remainder to pious uses. Also to his wife the residue of his rents and tenements for life; remainder to pious and charitable uses. The said Alice to have the custody of his son so long as she remain chaste and unmarried. To William de Wynton, junior, the residue of the term of John de Hatfeld, his apprentice. To the work of London Bridge twelve-pence. Dated London, Wednesday in Whitsun week [15 May], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (61).

Curteys (Hugh), tailor.—To Matilda his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Margaret atte Patynes for life; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, the morrow of S. Leonard [6 Nov.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (62).

Edmund (Thomas), fishmonger.—To Agnes his wife a brewhouse, shops, &c., in the parish of S. Martin near Ludgate in Fletestrete for life; remainder in trust for sale, and one third of the proceeds to go to John his son, another third to be divided between Sarah and Margery his daughters, and of the remaining third Johanna his daughter and Juliana his daughter, wife of William le Cotiller, to receive forty shillings respectively, and the residue to be devoted to paying his debts, &c. Dated London, Wednesday in Easter week [16 April], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (63).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Peter ad Vincula [1 Aug.].

Bardeney (John de).—To William de Cotoun, pepperer, and Roisia, wife of the same, the wardship of Alice his daughter and a shop and kitchen in the parish of S. Martin Pomer in Ysmongereslane, formerly acquired by Walter de Bardeneye, the testator's father. Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of S. Augustine, Archbishop [26 May], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (83).

Wyncestre (John de), plumber.—To John his son and Juliana his daughter a tenement and a brewery called "le Welhous" in Candelwykestrate [in the parish of] S. Mary de Abcherche in tail, with cross remainders; remainder to pious and charitable uses. Thomas de Canterbury appointed guardian of his said children. Dated London, Tuesday next before the Feast of Translation of S. Thomas, Martyr [29 Dec.], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (86).

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

Bricheford (John de), goldsmith.—To Henry his son the reversion of a tenement in the parish of S. Matthew de Fridaystrete after the decease of Alice his wife; remainder to Thomas his son in tail; remainder to Osbert, the testator's brother. Also to the said Henry and Thomas bequests of money and household goods. His wife to have the custody of his aforesaid sons during their minority, she giving sufficient security therefor. Dated London, Saturday next after the Feast of the Translation of S. Edward, King [13 Oct.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (88).

Clapwell (Robert de), skinner.—To Agnes his daughter, wife of John de Thorp, skinner, his tenement in the parish of S. Stephen upon Walebrok in tail; remainder over. Dated London, Friday next after Ash Wednesday [22 Feb.], A.D. 1330.
Roll G3 (88*).

Gauger (Juliana, formerly wife of Henry le).—A large cellar where she used to reside in the parish of S. Michael de Paternostercherche, with hall built thereupon, together with a larder (dispensa), a locutorium called "Parlour," a "Bedchaumbre," kitchen, &c., and a piece of vacant land, to be sold by her executors, and the proceeds devoted to pious uses, as is more fully contained in the testament of her said husband. (fn. 14) Dated London, 19 September, A.D. 1335.


Roger de Lenne, one of the executors of the said Henry le Gauger, came into court and renounced administration of the testament of the said Henry as to the sale of the aforesaid tenements.

Roll 63 (89).

Comelton (John de).—To Elena and Alice his daughters and the heirs of their bodies a house in Holbourne, with cross remainders; remainder in trust for sale, and out of the proceeds a chantry to be maintained in the church of S. Andrew. Dated London, Thursday the Feast of S. Michael [29 Sept.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (96).

Atte Rose (Adam).—To Master William de Aungre, "Mareschal," a parcel of land in the parish of S. Wereburga the Virgin in the City of London. Dated London, Tuesday the Feast of Assumption of V. Mary [15 Aug.], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (97).

Passavaunt (Matilda).—To John Abel her son a tenement in the parish of S. Michael near Candelwykstrete. Dated London, 30 May, A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (98).

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

Skyftyngton (Adam de), clerk.—His house in the parish of S. Andrew Castle Baynard to be sold to fulfil his testament. Dated London, the day of the Exaltation of H. Cross [24 Sept.], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (109).

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

More (Agnes de la).—To John and Robert her sons all her tenements in the parishes of S. Dionisius de Bakcherche, All Hallows de Grascherche, and S. Benedict de Grascherche in tail; remainder to pious uses. Dated London, Tuesday next after the Feast of Translation of S. Thomas, Martyr [7 July], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (112).

Priour (John), senior—To Elizabeth his daughter in tail his mansion hall in Martilane with chambers appertaining, except a chamber and easements held by John Priour, junior, his brother; remainder to John his son and Johanna his daughter in successive tail. To Idonia his wife a tenement near the aforesaid hall for life; remainder to Katherine and Elizabeth his daughters, John his son, and Johanna his daughter in successive tail; ulterior remainder to pious uses. To the aforesaid Johanna his daughter his tenement in Sivethenelane (fn. 15) in tail. His tenement near the Friars of the Cross (fn. 16) to be sold for the maintenance of chantries in the church of All Hallows de Berkynggecherche. Dated London, Wednesday next after the Feast of S. Valentine [14 Feb.], A.D. 1333.
Roll 63 (114).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Andrew, Apostle [30 Nov.].

Dereman (Nicholas), butcher.—A certain tenement in the parish of S. Botolph without Alegate to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the said parish church for the good of his soul and the souls of Richard and Tiphania his father and mother, Agnes his late wife, and others. Provision also made for four chantries in the same church to be maintained for the space of two years after his decease. To John de Romeney, potter, land and tenements in the aforesaid parish. Dated London, Thursday the Feast of S. Clement, Pope and Martyr [23 Nov.], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (117).

Atte Holmes (Hawisia).—John Mounde, blader, (fn. 17) appointed guardian of Thomas her son. Dated London, Wednesday the Feast of H. Innocents [28 Dec.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (125).

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

Baudry (Alexander).—To John his eldest son, and to Bartholomew and Robert his other sons, certain houses, &c., near the Moor and elsewhere. Dated London, Friday next before Easter [16 April], A.D. 1335.
Roll 63 (138).

Kyng (William), butcher.—To Walter Sire a shop in Pentecostlane for life; remainder to Ralph, the son of the testator, for life; remainder to William, son of the said Ralph, for life. To Alice his wife a tenement, &c., in the said (sic) parish of S. Nicholas (fn. 18) for life; remainder over to the aforesaid Ralph and William, to whom he leaves a shop in the same parish and rents in Pentecostlane. Bequests to Walter his son and Johanna his daughter, and to Alice, wife of the said Ralph, and also for pious uses. Dated London, Thursday next after the Feast of S. Thomas, Apostle [21 Dec.], A.D. 1334.
Roll 63 (142).

Footnotes

1 Bury St. Edmunds, co. Suffolk.
2 Dicers Lane, in the parish of S. Nicholas Shambles.
3 Formerly called "Fukemerlane" or "Folkemareslane" (vide supra, p. 43).
4 Benhall, co. Suffolk.
5 In margin dicte de Wilgheby.
6 Boston, co. Linc.
7 Of S. Clement's Lane, according to a marginal note.
8 Lambeth Hill.
9 See his will supra, Roll 47 (60).
10 St. Giles in the Fields.
11 Fincbley.
12 Walthamstow.
13 More generally known as S. Martin in the Vintry.
14 Enrolled supra, p. 332.
15 Or Sinethenelane, according to Bliey; later Sydon Lane, now Seething Lane.
16 Crossed or Crutched Friars, whose house was in Hart Street.
17 Cornmonger.
18 By the Shambles.