Wills: 6 Henry VI (1427-8)

Pages 445-447

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 after the Feast of S. Edmund, Bishop [16 Nov.].

Wethyhale (Richard), goldsmith.—To be buried in S. Dunstan's Chapel in the church of S. Peter in Westchepe. To Alice his wife a tenement called "le Newtaverne" in the parish of S. Peter aforesaid for life; remainders to John and Thomas his sons in successive tail; remainder to the Wardens of the Mistery of Goldsmiths of London and commonalty of the same for the relief of the blind and infirm of the same commonalty, as well as for the maintenance of a chantry in the church of S. Peter aforesaid, observance of his obit, &c., in manner directed. (fn. 1) In default the property to go over to the rector and certain parishioners of the church of S. Peter aforesaid in trust for sale for pious and charitable uses. Dated London, 15 September, A.D. 1427.
Roll 156 (16).

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

Pycard (William), grocer.—To Johanna his wife a tenement called "le Talbot" in Candelwykstrete in the parish of S. Mary de Abbechirche for life; remainder to the rector and churchwardens of the church of S. Martin Orgar for prayers for the souls of William Hyde, John Courteys, and others. To Alice Burward, Prioress of the House of S. Leonard at Stratford atte Bowe, and convent of the same, he leaves another tenement in the same street and parish for similar uses. Dated London, 24 January, A.D. 1425.
Roll 156 (32).

Monday next before the Feast of S. Barnabas, Apostle [11 June].

Bartelot (Simon), mercer.—To Richard Collyng, the vicar, and churchwardens of the church of S. Laurence in Old Jewry, a certain tenement at the corner of S. Laurence Lane in Old Jewry, charged with the maintenance of a chantry for the good of his soul, the souls of William Parker senior, Johanna, wife of the same, William Parker junior, Margaret, wife of the same, and others, and also the observance of an obit annually for the same as directed; remainders over in default to the Mayor and Commonalty for similar uses. Also to the said vicar and churchwardens a mansion and shop in a street called "Cattestrete" in the parish of S. Laurence aforesaid, in aid of a light called "B...mlight" (fn. 2) (?) within the said church. Dated London, 27 October, A.D. 1427.
Roll 156 (50).

Monday next after the Feast of Translation of S. Martin [4 July].

Basset (John), brewer.—To be buried in the church of the Friars Minors. (fn. 3) Johanna his wife to have his house called "le Crowne" with shop adjoining in the parish of S. Audoen (fn. 4) for the term of four years next after his decease; remainder to Margaret, wife of John Phelyppe, his kinswoman, in tail; remainder to "Pascuus," son of John Hopkyn of Cornwall, in tail; remainder to Margery, wife of John Lane, "iremonger," in tail; remainder in trust for sale, and the proceeds, &c. (fn. 5) Dated London, at his dwelling-house in the parish of S. Audoen, 29 December, A.D. 1425.
Roll 156 (56).


  • 1. 1 The same remark applies to this devise as was made in the preceding note to the will of John Buke.
  • 2. 2 Probably "Bemlight." The MS. here is slightly injured by damp.
  • 3. 1 Franciscan or Grey Friars, whose house stood on the site of Christ's Hospital.
  • 4. 2 S. Owen or Ewin.
  • 5. 3 Et quod pecunia, etc., in original MS.