Wills
38 Edward III (1364-5)

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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R. R. Sharpe (editor)

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1890

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82-84

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'Wills: 38 Edward III (1364-5)', Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 2: 1358-1688 (1890), pp. 82-84. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66905 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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ANNO 38 EDWARD III.

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

Blac (Richard).—To Henry de Boseworthe he leaves his portion of a tenement which they jointly acquired in the parish of S. Botolph, Billynggesgate. The residue of his goods, after payment of debts, legacies, &c., to be divided into three parts, two of which he leaves to Margery his wife, and the rest to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, Tuesday the Feast of S. Laurence [10 Aug.], A.D. 1361. Roll 92 (8).

Ferthyng (John).—To be buried in the churchyard of S. Botolph without Allgate. To Matilda his wife forty shillings and all his growing crops. To John Smyth and Cristina, wife of the same, the reversion of his dwelling-house after the decease of Cristina his wife. Dated London, V. Ides April [9 April], A.D. 1362.

Roll 92 (10).

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

Rumbold (Nicholas), "Whittaghiere." (fn. 1) —To be buried in the church of All Hallows near London Wall. To Agatha his wife lands, tenements, &c., in the parishes of All Hallows aforesaid and S. Peter de Bredestrete [Bradestrete?] for life, charged with the maintenance of a chantry in the said church of All Hallows; remainder to two approved members of the Fraternity of Whittaghiers of London, subject to a similar charge, the residue being devoted to the maintenance of the aforesaid members. Dated Monday next before the Feast of S. Thomas, Apostle [21 Dec.], A.D. 1363. Roll 92 (18).

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

Pountefreit (Edmund de), clerk.—To be buried in the church of S. Giles without Crepulgate in S. Mary's Chapel. To William and Roger his sons he leaves divers shops. To Margaret his wife a tenement and garden for life; remainder to his aforesaid sons. Dated Thursday next after the Feast of S. Katherine, Virgin [25 Nov.], A.D. 1348. Roll 92 (28).

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

Chober (Robert), called "Hurer." (fn. 2) —To Edmund and Henry his sons he leaves sums of money and household chattels. Petronilla his wife appointed their guardian during minority; others appointed guardians in case of her decease before his sons arrive at full age. Also to his said wife he leaves a tenement and garden in Martelane, parish of All Hallows de Stanyngcherche, for life; remainder to his aforesaid sons equally in tail; remainder to pious uses. No date. Roll 92 (131).

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

Buntyng (John).—To Johanna his wife his dwelling-house in the parish of S. Olave de Silverstrete in fee; also a certain tenement in Mugwelstrete in the same parish, in trust for sale for payment of debts. No date. Roll 92 (157).

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

Burgeis (Richard), chandler.—To be buried in the church of S. Clement near Candelwykstrete near the tomb of Agnes his late wife. Bequests to Sir Robert, rector of the said church, and to Sir John the fermer (Firmario) of the same, for tithes forgotten or withheld; also for maintenance of the fabric of the same, lights therein, &c. To Johanna his wife his dwelling-house in Candelwykstrete, parish of S. Clement, for life; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Bequests to religious orders, hospitals, &c., as well as to Alice his niece (nepoti), Margery Tybbe, Richard Tybbe, John, son of the said Richard, and Alice Burgeis. Dated London, Monday next before the Feast of S. Thomas, Martyr [29 Dec.], A.D. 1361. Roll 92 (185).

Monday next after the Feast of Conception of V. Mary [8 Dec.].

Imworth (Bartholomew de), the King's Sergeant-at-Arms.—To be buried in the church of the Carmelite Friars (fn. 3) of London. Bequests to their house for a pittance, and to the high altar of the church of S. Michael de Bassyngeshawe. To Matilda his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Michael aforesaid for life; remainder in trust for sale, and the proceeds to be divided between Robert and Nicholas his sons. William de Burton to be guardian of his said sons in the event of his wife's death before they come of age. Dated London, Tuesday, 15 June, A.D. 1361. Roll 92 (194).

Footnotes

1 1 White-tawyer. See Part I. p. 537, note 2.
2 2 From his making "hures," or rough hairy caps. The word "hure" is used in the Lancashire and Cheshire dialects as signifying hair at the present day (Riley, 'Lib. Alb.,' Glossary, s.v.).
3 1 Or White Friars, near the Temple. Their church was greatly benefited by the munificence of John Lovekyn, Mayor, and the Commonalty of the City of London.