Wills: 22 Henry VI (1443-4)

Pages 502-503

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. Leonard, Abbot [6 Nov.].

Staunton (John), brewer.—To be buried in S. John the Baptist's Chapel in the church of S. Sepulchre without Neugate. To Matilda his wife and John his son all his lands, tenements, rents, and services in the parish of S. Sepulchre aforesaid, in Holbourne in the parish of S. Andrew, or elsewhere; also the residue of his goods and chattels in equal portions. Dated London, 13 March, A.D. 1418.
Roll 172 (3).

Aston (Matilda, relict of John, fishmonger).—To be buried near her late husband in the church of S. Sepulchre without Newgate. Certain tenements in Holbornstrete in the parish of S. Sepulchre aforesaid to be sold for pious uses, and the Abbot and Convent of S. Mary of Graces near the Tower to have the right of pre-emption. To the Masters and Commonalty of the Art of Fishmongers of the City of London she leaves the rents of her lands and tenements in the same street and parish, on condition they observe her obit in the aforesaid church, and do not implead her executors by reason of any gift or devise made by her late husband. Dated London, Monday, 15 October, A.D. 1436.
Roll 172 (4).

Depden (Thomas), "plomer."—To be buried in the church of S. Nicholas Shambles near the place where John Broke, his late master, lies buried. To the Prior and Convent of the Hospital of S. Mary de Elsyngspitell within Crepulgate he leaves a certain messuage called "le Shippe on the hoop," in the parish of All Hallows de Berkyngchirche (situate near a tenement belonging to John Carpenter, late Clerk (fn. 1) of the Guildhall), in acoordance with the terms of the last will of John Moysaunt, carpenter. Dated London, 24 August, A.D. 1440.
Roll 172 (7).

Monday next after the Feast of Conception of V. Mary [8 Dec.].

Mathiew (Johanna, relict of Roger).—To be buried in the churchyard of S. Giles without Crepilgate before the church porch. To Henry Reson tenements and gardens in Goldynglane in the parish of S. Giles aforesaid in fee. Dated 4 April, A.D. 1439.
Roll 172 (12).

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

Santon (Stephen), bowyer.—To be buried in the principal chancel of the church of S. Olave in Suthwerk. To Johanna his daughter for her marriage one hundred marks. Dated London, 15 June, A.D. 1440.—Also his will is that his feoffees in trust of certain houses and gardens in Grubbestrete in the parish of S. Giles without Crepulgate shall make a life estate in the same to Johanna his wife; remainder to his aforesaid daughter in tail.
Roll 172 (32).


  • 1. 1 He appears to have resigned the office of Common Clerk between 1436 and 1488, for we find John Barnet elected Common Clerk 4 October, 17 Henry VI., A.D. 1438 (Jor. 3, fol. 172).