Parishes: St Peter Wood Street

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The Cartulary of Holy Trinity, Aldgate. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 1971.

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[f. 121] In the parish of St. Peter Wodstret

654. Note: the master of the hospital of St. Bartholomew granted to William son of Isabel a certain seld in the parish of St. Peter in Cheap; rent 20s. p.a.; and William granted to John Blund a shop next the gate of this seld at a rent of 16s. p.a. as appears by the following.

655. Grant by William son of Isabel to John the Goldsmith, son of Bartholomew Blund, all that shop next to the grantor's seld in Cheap towards the west which he holds of the fee of [the hospital of] St. Bartholomew; rent 16s. p.a.; John gave 4 gold bezants as gersuma and to Denise, the grantor's wife, 2 gold bezants; witnesses, Ralph de Barra, Nigel the Goldsmith, Bartholomew Blund.

656. Note: John Blund bequeathed to Holy Trinity 4s. p.a. of quit rent from the shop [in 655]; Holy Trinity does not have [? the record of] the will because it was not necessary.

657. [List of those paying quit rent]: Roger the Goldsmith; Thomas de Stanes; Peter de Staundon, 1 Ed. II; John his son, 19 Ed. II; Robert Bret, 8 Ed. III [incomplete] and this tenement is situated on the south side of Cheap between the tenement of the late Thomas Bacwell, once a master goldsmith on the east and that of the nuns of Halywell on the west and Holy Trinity pays tenths to the king for the above 4s. as appears by the exemplification.