Parishes: All Hallows the Great

Pages 85-86

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

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[f. 83] In the parish of All Hallows Heywarfe

430. Grant of Master Alexander rector of St. Swithin, Richard Reniger and John de Augo, executors of William Whyte, who had bequeathed a quit rent of 60s. from his tenement in the parish of All Hallows to the canons of Holy Trinity, of two shops situated in front of the stone house on the north next Dowgate which house was William Whyte's, with a cellar under the same house with free access to light (visu) to the cellar towards the south by an iron-barred window (per fenestram ferratam) without any exclusion (opturacione) or impediment to the light; also 40d. of quit rent from four shops adjacent to the said cellar and the shops on the west from (per manus) the canons of Southwark; the executors wish and ordain that the tenants shall load and unload the cellar itself (tenentes ipsum cellarium karkient et diskarkient) and unload their wines free from carriage on the wharf (vina sua sine karagio super kaynum) which belongs to John de Augo; to hold in perpetuity for the 60s. quit rent which the executors had assigned to the canons from all the tenement that was William Whyte's in the parish of All Hallows Heywarf so that the canons were contented with this assignment and the said carriage (kariacio) without damage to John or his heirs that the canons would not claim more fully therefrom by reason of the rent first assigned to them; quitclaim by John de Augo; prior and convent to have the power of taking naam in all the executors' tenements; done 13 Feb. 1236; sealed; witnesses, Master Walter de London, Robert Hardel.

C.A.D., i, A 1716.

431. [1236] Release by Master Alexander rector of St. Swithin to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity of all his right and claim in the tenement of William Whyte, late citizen of London, in Dowgate in the parish of All Hallows, by occasion of his will; Alexander has obliged himself, in the presence of the official of the archdeacon of London, that neither he nor anyone for him shall demand anything from the canons in the said fee by reason of the will; sealed; witnesses, Roger vicar of St. Mary Abbchirch Gilbert de St. Nicholas, chaplain, William rector of St. Lawrence: and afterwards the prior (fn. 1) paid well as appears in a charter made for the same prior which is written in his old book, folio 109; and Richard Barbour paid for the prior as appears by the following plea.

432. Common plea held in the Husting, Mon. 22 May 1307.

[f. 83v] The prior defended himself in a plea of taking naam and Richard le Barbour, pl., agreed by licence of the court that he is liable to pay 3s. 4d. p.a. from a tenement of the prior and convent of St. Mary de Southwark next Dowgate and that he is 20s. in arrears: afterwards the prior of St. Mary Southwark paid and the said shops are situated on the south side of le Vyntery with a tenement of Holy Trinity on the east [incomplete].

433. Total of this parish 3s. 4d. and nevertheless it is tithed as 47s. 4d. as appears in the king's exemplification.


  • 1. Inserted over the word prior 'Overy'.