Calendar: Account of the Rent Collector of the Deanery of London for Some of Worsley's Lands in the City of London and in Norton Folgate, Middlesex 1483-1484

The Estate and Household Accounts of William Worsley Dean of St Paul's Cathedral 1479-1497. Originally published by Shaun Tyas on behalf of Richard III and Yorkist Trust and the London Record Society, Donington, 2004.

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'Calendar: Account of the Rent Collector of the Deanery of London for Some of Worsley's Lands in the City of London and in Norton Folgate, Middlesex 1483-1484', in The Estate and Household Accounts of William Worsley Dean of St Paul's Cathedral 1479-1497, (Donington, 2004) pp. 124-126. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol40/pp124-126 [accessed 29 February 2024]

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13. Account of the Rent Collector of the Deanery of London for Some of Worsley's Lands in the City of London and in Norton Folgate, Middlesex 1483–1484.

The roll is damaged at the head and consists of two sheets, 31 cm wide. The surviving portion of the first sheet is 38 cm long and the second sheet is 43 cm long. The first sheet is endorsed 'compotus John C… anno II Ric III'

Arrears: (fn. 1) £4 1s. 7½d.
Charges:
Ivy Lane
40s. for the farm of a tenement, paying at 4 terms a year […] 13s. 4d. for the farm of another tenement there in the tenancy of Master Reynold for a year, paying at the same terms.
20s. for another tenement now held by […] for a year paying at the said terms.
Total: £3 13s. 4d.
'Paules Cheyn' (fn. 2)
40s. for the farm of a tenement now held by Richard Saddler for a year. (fn. 3)
£7 6s. 8d. for the farm of a tenement called 'Powles Hede' held by Roger Forth, taverner, for a year.
£1 6s. 8d. for the farm of a tenement held by John Harlesley, for a year.
Total: £10 13s. 4d.
Knightrider Street
From the farm of Master Kent now held by William Say, paying at the customary terms of the Deanery in the city of London: 5s.
Norton Folgate
£1 12s. 6½d. rents of assize there for a year. And […] for profits of a court held there at the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula. (fn. 4)
Total: £1 12s. 6½d.
Total including arrears: £25 0s. 10d. (fn. 5)

Allowances and Payments

Repairs
On the holdings of Dr. Jane and 'Powles Hede' as laid out in Roger Radcliff's paper, £3 13s. 5d.
On the tenement called 'Powles Hede' formerly held by Roger Forth, £7 1s. 6½d.
Total: £10 4s. 11½d.
Vacant tenements
For a tenement called 'Powles Hede', at £7 6s. 8d. p.a., which was empty and unoccupied for the term of Michaelmas within the time of this account: £1 16s. 8d.
Total Payments: £12 1s. 7½d.
And he owes: £12 19s. 2½d.
Whereof
To the prior of the hospital of St. Mary outside Bishopsgate, for a quit rent of 9s. p.a. from the lands and tenements where the grange was situated, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: £1 16s. 0d.
To Ralph Kemp, for a quit rent at 16d. p.a. issuing from certain lands, tenements and messuages of his lying between the tenement of the prior of St. Mary and the tenement of Alice Pomfret, widow, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: 5s. 4d.
To Alice Pomfret for a quit rent of 3s. 2½d. p. a. issuing from a tenement lying between the tenement of Ralph Kemp and the lands of the prioress of Haliwell, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: 12s. 10d.
To the Prioress of Haliwell, for a quit rent of 20d. p.a. from a tenement called 'le Spaldynghouse' lying between the tenement of Ralph Kemp and the land of John Cook, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: 6s. 8d.
To John Honyborne, for a quit rent of 4s. p.a. from five messuages lying between the tenement of John Cook and Moreland, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: 16s.
To Ralph Kemp, quit rent 6s. 8d. p.a. from ten messuages lying between Moreland and the lands of the Priory of Haliwell, arrears for 3 years and this year: £1 6s. 8d.
To the Prioress of Haliwell, for a quit rent 16d. p.a. from a tenement lying between the priory's lands and the messuage of John Baldewyn, for this year and arrears of the three preceding years: 5s. 4d.
[Total: £5 8s. 10d.] (fn. 6)
Carried forward: £7 10s. 4½d.

Footnotes

  • 1. This first entry is damaged.
  • 2. A lane to the south of the cathedral precinct.
  • 3. See document 2, above.
  • 4. Margin: William Hale for the court roll.
  • 5. Total of surviving entries, £16 12s. 6d.
  • 6. The total is noted in the margin.