Calendar of Wills Proved and Enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 1, 1258-1358. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1889.
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ANNO 11 EDWARD II.
Monday next before the Feast of S. Margaret, Virgin [20 July].
Brabanzon (Sir Roger le) de Musele, (fn. 1) Knt.—His houses and shops in the parish of S. Agnes within Aldresgate to be sold by his executors. No date.
The testament proclaimed in full court, and not reclaimed. Execution therefore granted.
Roll 46 (1).
Flegge (John).—His tenement in the parish of S. Sepulchre to be sold to pay his debts, and the residue to be devoted to chantries in the said parish church and other pious uses. No date.
Roll 46 (5).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist [18 Oct.].
Osekyn (Johanna, relict of Robert).—Certain rents in Sopereslane in the parish of S. Pancras and in the parish of S. Michael de Bassieshawe to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Bartholomew the Less for the first eight years after her decease. To Roger her son in tail one moiety of a shop in Sopereslane; remainder to Simon her son, to whom she also leaves rents in the said parish of S. Michael. Her tenement in the parish of S. Benedict Fynk to be sold, and one moiety of the proceeds to be devoted to the fulfilment of her will, and the other to pious uses. No date.
Roll 46 (17).
Hatfeld (John de), chandler.—To Sir Henry Dunstan, chaplain, a shop in the parish of S. Michael le Quern, the said Sir Henry paying to his executors sixty shillings within one month of his decease. No date.
Roll 46 (35).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Martin [11 Nov.].
Lacy (Robert de), priest.—His houses in London to be sold, and the proceeds to be distributed among the poor parishioners of the churches of Tyd, (fn. 2) Pullom, (fn. 3) Bartone, (fn. 4) Haitone, (fn. 5) and Connyngtone. (fn. 6) No date.
Roll 46 (51).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Edmund, King [20 Nov.].
Thunderle (Margery de).—To John her son a house at the corner of Wolsieslane and a tenement called "le Webbeloft" in the parish of S. Laurence de Candelwikstrate, together with rents in the parish of S. Martin Orgar. To John de Chiggewelle and Margery his wife a tenement in the parish of S. Andrew Hubert. No date.
Roll 46 (60).
Ware (John de), "haftere." (fn. 7) —To Bartholomew de Gedlestone a house in the parish of S. Mildred in trust for sale according to agreement. No date.
Inasmuch as the testator left the aforesaid house to the said Bartholomew to be sold when the said Bartholomew was not an executor, it was adjudged by the Court that the executors conjointly with the said Bartholomew should sell the house according to the aforesaid agreement.
Roll 46 (63).
Monday next before the Feast of Conversion of S. Paul [25 Jan.].
Blound (Robert, son of Sir Hugh le, Knt.).—Certain rents to be devoted to the maintenance of chantries in the church of S. Mildred. To Margaret de Seint Michel certain houses for life. To Bryan de Frende, his servant, (fn. 8) an annuity of seventeen shillings. To Thomas West all his armour lying in a chest in his manse which is in the Poultry near the church of S. Mildred, with houses for life. To Robert fitz William rents at Garlekheth for life. No date.
Roll 46 (65).
Northflete (fn. 9) (Master Thomas de), Canon of S. Paul's Church.—To Cristina le Minour his tenement in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngcherche for life; remainder to the Dean and Chapter of S. Paul's to commemorate his obit. No date.
Roll 46 (66).
Baudri (Adam), tanner.—To John his son his term in certain houses within Krepelgate in the parish of S. Alfege. Also to the said John and to Alan his son and Amy his daughter in tail tenements in le Morstrate, parish of S. Giles without Krepelgate; remainder to pious and charitable uses, and to the maintenance of the work of the said parish church of S. Giles. A certain tenement in la Morstrete to be sold, and one third of the proceeds to go to Agnes his wife, and the residue to his children William, Alan, John, and Amy. The said children to be in the custody of his executors until they come of age, and security to be given for that purpose in the Guildhall, according to the custom of the City. No date.
Roll 46 (79).
Monday next before Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Walekote (Ralph de).—To Robert Lovet de Lyskombe and Thomas, son of the same, a house in the lane and parish of S. Laurence near Candelwykstrete. To John his son twenty pounds, and if he should die under age the same to be devoted to the maintenance of a chantry. No date.
Roll 46 (80).
Coventre (Roysia de).—Rents in the parish of All Hallows at the Hay and in la Medelane in the parish of S. James de Garlekhethe, also land in a place called "la Brodeselde" in the parish of S. Pancras, to be sold to pay his debts. No date.
Roll 46 (83).
Monday next after Feast of Purification of V. Mary [2 Feb.].
Kele (fn. 10) (Henry de), seal-maker.—To Salerna his wife houses in the parish of S. Botolph without Aldrichesgate for life; remainder to pious and charitable uses. No date.
Proclamation being made, there came Didier de Keles, son of the testator, and put his claim upon the said testament.
Roll 46 (87).
Monday next before Feast of Annunciation of V. Mary [25 Mar.].
Paris (William de), draper.—His shop in the parish of S. Mary Magdalen in Melkestrete to be sold for the benefit of his soul, and similarly quitrents in the parish of All Hallows in Bredestret, so that Alice, the wife of John le Taillour, niece of the testator, be preferred as purchaser. No date.
Roll 46 (112).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Ambrose [4 April].
Butterton or Botterton (John de).
Whereas the said testator left to Margery his wife all his tenements in the parish of S. Sepulchre without Newgate to sell and do therewith according to her desire, so that she maintain his daughter Johanna until she marry, the form of which hequest was contrary to the custom of the City, (fn. 11) the said Margery came and renounced the legacy as aforesaid, and asked the Court to allow her to hold the said tenements for life; and the testament was admitted to probate quo ad hoc.
Roll 46 (129).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Dunstan [19 May].
Combemartyn (William de).—To Henry his kinsman lie leaves his capital messuage and wharf in tail; remainder to pious uses. To Alice, Isabella, and Johanna his daughters the residue of his tenements in London in tail; remainder to the aforesaid Henry. To Margery his wife one third part of all corn sown or to he sown in his manors of Aldrenton (fn. 12) and Stokebrewere, (fn. 13) and one third of his draught cattle (averiorum de carucis); the residue to his said daughters. No date.
Roll 46 (138).
Hode (Robert), "blader." (fn. 14) —To Robert Bek, his son, rent of a brewhouse in the parish of S. James de Garlekheth for life; remainder to Cristina, daughter of Richard de Merston and Katherine, the daughter of the testator; ultimate remainder to pious uses. Also to the said Robert and Katherine rents of a bakehouse in the parish of S. Thomas the Apostle; remainder to pious uses. No date.
Roll 46 (139).
Boteler. (James le).—To Agnes his wife rents and tenements in the parishes of S. Mary de Bothawe and S. John de Walbrok for life, charged with the maintenance of three chaplains to celebrate for the good of the souls of William le Botiler, his father, Olive his mother, and others, in the parish church of S. Mary de Bothawe; remainder to the Prior and Convent of the New Hospital of S. Mary without Bisschopesgate, charged with the maintenance of various chantries. To the Prior and Convent of S. Mary de Suthwerk tenements also in the said parish, charged with the maintenance of various chantries. To Isabella, daughter of John le Mazerer, the reversion of a tenement in the street of Douuegate in the aforesaid parish of S. Mary. To Geoffrey de Codington, his servant (valleto), the reversion of a tenement in a lane called "la Bowe" in the same parish. Bequests to Walter and James, sons of the aforesaid John le Mazerer, as well as to pious and charitable uses. No date.
Roll 46 (149).
Juvenal (Alice, relict of Thomas).—Bequest for the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Agnes for the good of her soul and the souls of her late husband, of Elena and Lucy her daughters, Simon de Burgh, late husband of the said Elena, and others. Legacies to Gregory de Norton, her executor, and Sir Nicholas de Leycestre, chaplain. No date.
Roll 46 (150).
Lincoln (Robert de).—Ten pounds out of his estate to be distributed among two thousand poor persons, so that each receive one penny. No date.
Roll 46 (151).
Wyttawyer (Richard le).—To Gonilda his wife his tenement in the parish of All Hallows aforesaid (sic) for life; remainder to pious and charitable uses. His tenement which he bought of Henry Bydik, son of Adam le Taillour, in the parish of S. Stephen de Colmanstret, to be sold to pay his debts and to fulfil his testament. No date.
Roll 46 (152).
Basyng (William de).—To Richolda his wife all his houses in the City of London for life; remainder to John, Gregory, and Giles his sons, and his child en ventre sa mère, in equal portions. No date.
Roll 46 (153).
Monday next after the Feast of S. Dunstan [19 May].
Suffolk (John de).—To Johanna his wife tenements in Grenewychelane so long as she remain chaste and unmarried; otherwise the same to descend to John his son. To Benedict his brother a tenement for life; remainder to the said John. Divers bequests to Nicholas de Bristol, Richard de Pelham, Robert de Ulecotes, and William de Halingbury, including a hand mill (fn. 15) and a folding table. No date.
Roll 46 (163).