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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ANNO 5 HENRY V.
Monday next after the Feast of S. Benedict, Abbot [21 March].
Aghton (Nicholas), "stokfisshmonger."—To be buried in the church of S. Magnus near London Bridge, where Emma his late wife lies. To Richard and Robert his sons tenements opposite le Oystergate and elsewhere in the parish of S. Magnus aforesaid in tail; remainder to Katherine, Johanna, Alice, Margaret, and Elena his daughters in successive tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious uses. Emma his sister to receive assistance out of the residue of his goods and chattels. Dated London, 4 June, A.D. 1415.
Roll 145 (2).
Monday next after F. of S. John ante portam Latinam [6 May].
Rede (Walter), girdler.—To Emma his wife, by way of dower and of her share of his goods and chattels, he leaves one hundred pounds sterling and all his hustilments and necessaries appertaining to his hall, chamber, pantry, and kitchen, her clothes and ornaments; also a tenement in the parish of S. Giles without Crepulgate for life, remainder to John Boon and Agnes his wife,
the testator's daughter, for their lives; remainder to John, son of John Holdernesse, in tail; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. In the event of his aforesaid wife taking another husband she is not to intermeddle with nor enter the close and garden of the aforesaid John Boon without the special licence and permission of the said John. Dated 10 June, A.D. 1415.
Roll 145 (8).
Monday next before the Feast of S. Barnabas, Apostle [11 June].
Halle (Robert), goldsmith.—To be buried in the great churchyard of S. Paul's near the tomb of Johanna his mother before the cross there. To Margaret, widow of Richard Barton, late goldsmith, all his lands and tenements in the parish of S. Bartholomew the Less (fn. 1) in the Ward of Bradestrete for life; remainder or reversion to be sold and the proceeds devoted to pious and charitable uses. The residue of his goods and chattels, after discharge of debts, he leaves to Johanna his wife by way of dower and of her reasonable part. John Halle his brother appointed one of his executors. Dated London, 27 May, A.D. 1417.
Roll 145 (17).
Monday next after F. of Trans. of S. Thomas the Martyr [7 July].
Stable (Thomas), mercer.—To be buried in the church of S. Stephen de Colmanstrete, for which privilege he leaves six shillings and eightpence. The residue of his goods, after discharge of debts, he leaves to Katherine his wife absolutely. Also to his said wife all his lands and tenements in the lane called "Seintlaurencelane" in the parish of S. Laurence in the Old Jewry, in Sopereslane in the parish of S. Pancras, and in Colmanstrete in the parish of S. Stephen for life; remainder in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Dated 1 September, A.D. 1416.
Roll 145 (30).