Wills: 19 Henry VI (1440-1)

Pages 490-491

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. Kalixtus, Pope [14 Oct.].

Symmes (William), grocer.—Testament touching his tenement in the parish of S. Antonin, which he leaves to Margaret Holbeche, Prioress of the House of S. Leonard at Stratford atte Bowe, and convent of the same, on condition the said prioress and convent will pray for his soul and the souls of John Warde, John Clenhond, and others, and duly observe their obits on the Feast of S. Mary Magdalen [22 July] in manner prescribed. Dated London, 5 October, A.D. 1436.
Roll 169 (13).

Monday next after the Feast of S. Botolph, Abbot [17 June].

Sprot (Alexander), vintner.—Testament touching his lands and tenements in Watlyngstrete in the parish of S. Augustine near S. Paul's Grate, which he leaves to William Okeborne, the rector, and churchwardens of the said parish church and their successors, to the use of the said church and maintenance of its fabric and ornaments, charged with a service or rent of eighteen shillings to the Prior and Convent of S. Bartholomew in Westsmythfeld. In case of default made in carrying out the terms of his will the property is to go over to the Mayor and Commonalty of the City of London to the use, maintenance, and repair of the fabric of London Bridge. Dated London, 21 September, A.D. 1438.
Roll 169 (49).