Wills: 11 Henry IV (1409-10)

Pages 383-384

Calendar of Wills Proved and Enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 2, 1358-1688. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1890.

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

Burgherssh (Elizabeth) la Despenser. (fn. 1) —To be buried in the church of Our Lady of Teukesbury near her lord Edward, Sire le Despenser, and her son Thomas, (fn. 2) Sire le Despenser. Directions for funeral, chantries, &c. To Geffrey Scotte a tenement in Petrislane in London for life. Dated 4 July, A.D. 1409.

Roll 137 (20).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Wulstan, Bishop [19 Jan.].

Odiham (Agnes, relict of Richard, grocer).—To be buried in the church of S. Antonin in the same tomb with her late husband. To Edward her son all her tenements in the parish of S. Antonin aforesaid at the west corner of Sopereslane. James her son appointed one of her executors. Dated London, 14 October, A.D. 1409. Roll 137 (36).

Monday the Feast of S. Dunstan, Bishop [19 May].

Waleys (John), called "Conyesburgh," citizen and "pulter."—To Sir John Whitby, rector of the church of S. Peter de Cornhill, and to the Wardens of the Fraternity and Guild of S. Peter in the said church, of which the testator was a member, he leaves certain lands and tenements in the parish of S. Andrew Hubert near Estchepe, in aid of the chantry founded by John Foxton, (fn. 3) pepperer, in the aforesaid church; for the good of his soul, the souls of Johanna his late wife, the said John Foxton, and others. Should this devise be invalid by statute, he wills that the said property be sold, and the proceeds devoted to pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 20 April, A.D. 1410.

Roll 137 (69).

Monday the Feast of S. Augustine, Bishop [26 May].

Betoigne (Robert), goldsmith.—To be buried in the church of S. Martin Pomer. Bequests to the rector and chaplains of the said church. His feoffees of lands and tenements in the parishes of S. Mary Colchirche, S. Laurence in the Jewry, and elsewhere to convey a life estate in the same to Agnes his wife; remainder to Richard his son in tail; remainder to Margaret and Agnes his daughters in equal portions. Dated London, 10 February, A.D. 1409. Roll 137 (78).


  • 1. 4 Elizabeth, daughter of Bartholomew, second Baron Burghersh; married Edward, fifth Baron Despencer, who died in 1375.
  • 2. 1 Created Earl of Gloucester, 1397; beheaded by the rabble, 1400.
  • 3. 2 See his will, supra, p. 286.