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ordeig'ned that if eny maner servaunt Bakere g"oo hoome to his
> wif eny nyg-ht he shalle paye on the morwe to his Maister \d.
with oute eny redempcion Also thei have ordeig'ned that if eny
servaunt happen to displease his Maister They will sodenly
putte hym oute of service thoug-h he have not fully be with his
Maister ij wekes with oute eny warnyng- where thoroug"h the
servaunt shall lose oo quarter service and the servaunt shall
yeve a half cjuarter warnyng- to the Maister afore his departyng-
Also full gracious lordes it is to be considerid that the most
partie or many of the seid servauntes Bakeres bene Weddid
men and for eny nede that ever hem happith they shall not be
suffridto goo to the market eny day ne to be absente oone owre
but oonly on the sonday."' The petitioners thereon pray a
remedy.

The petition having- been duly considered, as well as the
scandals and inconveniences that had arisen from such private
and unlawful Fraternities, established under colour of piety or
other fiction, the Mayor and Aldermen decreed that such ser-
vants should thenceforth be under the rule and governance of
their Masters and of the Wardens of the Mistery of Bakers,
and that they should have no clothing" or livery.
Fo. 199 h. Writ to the Sheriffs for the election of four citizens to attend

a Parliament to be held at Westminster on the day of the
Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.] next. Witness the King- at
his Manor of Shene, 3 Dec, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 144 i].'

^ Thereupon there were elected as Commonalty, Philip Malpas, draper,



Knights (in viiliies) for the City,
William Estfeld, Knt., and John
Bowys, the Recorder, and for the



and William Cottisbroke, grocer
(Journal 3, fo. 108 b). The return is

not recorded in the Letter-Book.



LETTER-BOOK K. 26/

Writ to John Pattesley, late Mayor, to make a return to the
Barons of the Exchequer of the names of all merchants, alien
and strangers, who have resided in the City during the year
ending- on the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude last past [28 Oct.],
the names of their hosts and other particulars, pursuant to the
late statute.^ Witness J[ohn] Fray" at Westminster, 11 Dec,
20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1441].

7 February, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 144 1-2], came John Gerveys,
" iremong"ere," before Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, and the
Aldermen, in the Chamber of the Guildhall, and showed that,
whereas he had been admitted into the freedom of the City in
the Mistery of " Iremongere " ieiiip. William Cambridge,
Mayor, and John " Bedrenden," Chamberlain, viz., on the
14th August, anno 9 Henry V. [a.d. 142 i], he had long used,
and was now using, the mistery or art of Drapers and not that
of "Iremongers." He prayed, therefore, to be admitted into
the freedom of the City in the Mistery of Drapers. His prayer
granted at the instance of the Masters and good men of the said
Mistery.

15 Feb., 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1441-2], John Huett, "joynour," Fo. 200.
discharged by Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, and the Aldermen
from serving on juries, &c., owing to increasing old age.

23 Feb., 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1441-2], Richard, son of Simon
Astone, late fleccher, admitted into the freedom of the City in
the Art of Flecchers and sworn ietfip. Robert Otle, Mayor, and
John Chichele, Chamberlain, had long been using, and was now
using, the mistery or art of " Talughchandlers," and not the
art of Flecchers. He prayed, therefore, to be admitted into
the freedom of the City in the Art or Mistery of "■ Talugh-
chandlers." His prayer granted at the instance of the Masters
and good men of the said Art.

5 March, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1441-2], ordinances by the
Common Council that the Mayor should take with him four
Aldermen and four Commoners and the Masters of the Bridge
to treat with the Rector and parishioners of the Church of

' V/(L- supra, p. 238. I - Chief Baron of llie Exchequer

I formerlv the Citv"s Rccordei'.



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Wolchirche lest in building- their church they should obstruct
the lig-ht of the City's house called " le Stokkys," and to
compensate the said Rector and parishioners in some way in
respect of the said building-.^

10 March, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 144 1-2], the custody of £7
belong-ing- to John, son of Adam Coif, apprentice of William
Heyden, " hatter," committed by Robert Cloptone, the Mayor,
the Aldermen, and John Chichele, the Chamberlain, to the said
William Heyden, until the end of his apprentice's term of
service, viz., seven years. Sureties, viz., Thomas Gresham,
'' hatter," John Chateris, " haberdassher," William Reynold,
" vvexchaundeler," and Thomas Garnam, " hurer."

Afterwards, viz., on the 3rd Nov., 24 Henry VI. [a.d. 1445],
came the above orphan, now of age, before Simon Eyre, the
Mayor, and the Aldermen, and acknowledg-ed satisfaction for
the above patrimony.
Fo. 200b. Friday, 13 April, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], came Humphrey

Hayford, g-oldsmith, before Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, and
the Aldermen, in the Chamber of the Guildhall, having- married,
with the consent of John Paddesley, the late Mayor, and the
Aldermen, Agnes, daug-hter of John Admonde, late mercer, and
acknowledg-ed that he had received from John Chichele, the
Chamberlain, the sum of £200 belong-ing- to his wife, which had
been brought into Court by John Asshe."

Wednesday, 18 April, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], cameRog-er
Heysaunt, draper, who had married in like manner Johanna,
another daughter of the said John Admonde, and acknowledged
satisfaction for a similar sum.

Wednesday, 2 May, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], a petition
to the Common Council by Thomas Cooke and John Herst,
Masters of the Bridge, setting forth that divers persons who had
" gersoned "^ certain tenements and mansions belonging to the
Bridge at a low price had recently disposed of the same,
without licence or assent of the said Wardens, to others.



* An agreement between tlie pnr-
ties was arrived at, and is recorded
iii/'ra, p. 272.



- Cf. supra, p. 212.
■' Acquired by payment of a fine
{Gersuma).



LETTER-BOOK K.



269



" takyng grete availe J^'of yeerly to hem self & netheles levyng-
alle ]'e reparacions ]''of on the seid brig-ge to grete coste &
charge to ]?e same brigge and grete amenusyng of ]^e com-
moditees ]''of and also ayenst ]^e custume of ]">e same brigge,"
and praying that it may be ordained that thenceforth no such
alienations may be made without the licence of the said
Wardens, under penalty of forfeiture of title ; but rather that
composition should be made with the Wardens for the time
being in order that " the availe or encrece ]?'of might turne to
the use & reeleevyng of the grete nede of the seid brigge that
contynnuelly axeth eide and attendaunce withouten which it is
like to fall to grete myschief that god defende." Their prayer
granted.

In the same Common Council it was agreed that all
constables of the City should thenceforth be guaranteed any
expenses incurred in the execution of their office.

Petition by the Commonalty of the City to the Common
Council held on Tuesday, 24 July, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442],
praying that the statute made anno 50 Edward III.,^ and the
ordinance made /emp. Robert Chicheley," Mayor, touching
brokers, may be enforced, and that thenceforth any stranger
meddling with " corectage " or brocage be made to forfeit £20,
and that any denizen meddling with the same, except he be one
of the 24 persons presented by the crafts and admitted and
sworn by the Mayor, shall incur the same penalty ; and further,
that due inquisition be made four times a year concerning all
brokers, strangers, and denizens who act contrary to the said
statute and ordinance. Their prayer granted.

Writ to the Sheriffs to make proclamation of the statute
passed in the last Parliament at Westminster touching the
resistance that may be offered to the King's Purveyors or
"Achatours" who take goods without payment. Witness the
King at Westminster, 24 April, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442].



Fo. 201.



Ordiiiacio

Ahrocar'.



Fu. 201 b.



^ Referring probably to letters
patent recorded in ' Cal. Letter-Book
",' P- 53-



- See ' Cal. Letter-Book I,' p. 264.



2/0 CALENDAR OF LETTER-BOOKS.

Stat, 20 Henry VI., cap. viii./ set out, being- the statute
referred to in the above writ.

Stat. 36 Edward III., cap, vi., forbidding private individuals
to seize victuals, &c., or to buy the same from willing sellers
without immediate payment.'-

Writ to Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, to make a return by a

certain day, to the Barons of the Exchequer, of the names of

merchant strangers residing in the City during the year ending

on the Feast of SS. Simon and Jude last [28 Oct.], the names

of their hosts, &c. Witness J[ohn] Fray at Westminster,

10 May, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442].

Fo. 202. Writ to the Mayor and Sheriffs bidding them assist Richard

Scrchers de Lounde and William Veysy in their office as Searchers of

Bcrcbriicys. <' Berebrewers," to which they had been appointed by letters

patent of the 29th January last past. Witness the King at

Westminster, 21 Nov., 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1441].

Tuesday, 29 May, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], ordinance by
Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, and William Estfeld, Knt.,
Nicholas Wottone, John Reynwelle, John Gedney, John Welles,
Stephen Broun, John Pattesley, William Melreth, Thomas
Chaltone, John Hatherle, William Gregory, John Olney,
Nicholas Yeo, and William Wetenhale, Aldermen, that Thomas
Holgreve, who had been a Serjeant of the Mayor for twenty
years and more, should for his good services occupy the
mansion over the middle gate of the Court ( Curie) of the Guild-
hall for life, as formerly held by John Pencriche,''

Ordinance by the same that those to whom the Gates of the
City had been granted should keep them in repair.

In the same congregation Richard Power, " squiere," was

elected the Mayor's Svvordbearer on the same terms as the

office had been held by John Pencriche.

Fo. 202 b. At a Common Council held on Tuesday, 5 June, 20 Henry VI.

Ainicicia iiit' r^_p_ 1442I in the Chamber of the Guildhall, it was declared that

Lit baiou ct '- ^ -^

Cif London' divers controversies between the Mayors and citizens of the

tyaciat\



1 'Statutes at Large' (ed. 1758),
601.



- /,/., i. 321. Cf. 'Cal. Lelter-
Book T,' p. 294.

^ Cf. supra, pp. 57 -S.



LETTER-BOOK K. 2/1

town of Bayonne and the City of London had at leng^th been
settled by the assistance of Stephen Foster, John Melborne,
Robert Home, William Beufis (or Beaufitz), William Kerver,
John Felde, and William Overe, as shown by an indenture
produced, sealed with the seal of the City of Bayonne, in the
following" terms. ^

The indenture having- been read, it was asked on behalf of the
City of Bayonne that its counterpart, sealed with the seal of the
City of London, mig-ht be delivered to the Mayor of Bayonne,
and it was g^ranted.

It was further ag'reed that the above-mentioned persons who
had succeeded in effecting- the treaty should receive a portion
of the tolls paid on merchandise passing- between the City and
Bayonne to the amount of lOO marks and no more.

The above indenture was delivered to John Chichele, the
Chamberlain, by Richard Barnet, 9 July, 20 Henry VL
[a.d. 1442].

12 July, 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1442], the g-uardianship of Fo. 203.
Johanna and Thomas, children of Robert Breton, late " bowiere,"
together with their patrimony, committed by Robert Cloptone,
the Mayor, the Aldermen, and John Chichele, the Chamberlain,
to Thomas Dorchester, " irmong^er." Sureties, viz., William
"Marvv," Robert Curie, Richard Werbeltone, and Thomas
Nykke.

3 Aug-., 20 Henry VL [a.d, 1442], writ sent to the Mayor and Exonac' ab
Sheriffs bidding- them not to place Ralph Hog-man, grocer, on '""-^ ^''^'
assizes, &c., if he be more than seventy years of ag-e, that age
having been prescribed by the Common Council as the limit for
such service, and to restore any distress they may have taken
on that account. Writ dated 14 May, 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1442].

Whereupon it was ordained that the said Ralph should be
discharged from serving on assizes, kc.

^ The commercial treaty which is I desired. The Bayonne portion of tlie

here set out will be found printed by indenture is recorded as bearing date

Delpit {op. cit., pp. 260-3), although I i Sept., 144 1.

its accuracy leaves something to be |



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CALENDAR OF LETTER-BOOKS.



Fo. 203 b. Indenture whereby John Skiptone, parson of the church of

our lady of Wolchirch beside the Stokkes of London ; John
Bray, chandler, and Thomas Cook the younger, draper, church-
wardens ; and John Sturgeon, mercer, John Humbre, brewer,
Henry Bray, draper, Richard Hakedye, grocer, and John Frost,
mercer, parishioners of the same — in consideration of a com-
petent sum of money paid to them by Thomas Cook the elder,
draper, and John Herst, skinner, Masters of London Bridge (to
which the aforesaid Stokkes and revenues thereof appertain),
towards the expense of rebuilding the said church, it " beyng
now old & feble " — covenant to pull down their vestry adjoining
the Stokkes at the east end of the church and to erect a new
north wall for the church at a distance of fifteen feet from the
Stokkes, so as not to obstruct the lights of the market. They
further grant the easement of a common footway from the
east end of the said Stokkes and thence under the parsonage to
the "' Pultrie." Dated 19 April, 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1422].^

Fo. 204. 1 8 Aug., 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1442], another writ similar to

that recorded supra (fo. 203) for the discharge of Walter
Adam from serving on assizes, &c., if he be over seventy years
of age. Writ dated 4 July.

12 July, 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1442], the guardianship of
William, son of Robert Breton, late " bowier," together with
his patrimony, committed by Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, the
Aldermen, and John Chichele, the Chamberlain, to Thomas
Nykke, " Irmonger." Sureties, viz., William "Marow," Robert
Curie, Richard Warbeltone, and Thomas Nykke [sic'].

6 Nov., 22 Henry VL [a.d. 144 3 J, came the above orphan
before Thomas Catworth, the Mayor, and the Aldermen, and
acknowledged satisfaction for his patrimony.

Fo. 204 b. Monday, 13 Aug., 20 Henry VL [a.d. 1442], came Dame



^ It was probably after seeing
tliis record that Stow wrote : " This
cliurch [i.e., St. Mary Woolchurch]
is reasonably fayre and large, and
was lately new builded, by licence



graiinted in the 20 of Henry the Sixt,
with condition to bee builded 15 foote
from the Stockes market for sparing
of light to the same Stockes "
('Survey,' ed. Kingsford, i. 226).



LETTER-BOOK K. 273

Johanna Large, widow and executrix of Robert Large,^ and
Thomas Staundone, Stephen Stichemersch, and Ralph Strete,
her co-executors, and broug-ht into Court the sum of £100 held
by the said Robert Largfe in trust for Richard, son of Robert
Coventre, mercer, who had died under age.

Afterwards, viz., on the 17th Aug-., the same year, came
Thomas Gosse, mercer, executor of the said Richard [sic'], and
asked that the money mig^ht be delivered to him, which was
done, no objector having- appeared after proclamation made.

Extract from the will of the above Robert Coventre, dated
27 July, A.D. 1442, whereby he expresses his wish to be buried
in the church of St. Mary le Bow, and leaves one third of his
property to "Merg-aret" his mother, another third to Adam his
brother, and Johanna and Alice his sisters, and the residue to
be disposed of by Thomas Gosse, his executor, for pious uses.

Friday, 8 June, 20 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], came William
Stranxhill and Richard Alley, skinners, executors of John
Fanne, skinner, and also William Narbourgh, John Hardy,
Thomas Goldwyn, and William Pembrig-g-e, skinners, and
entered into bond with John Chichele, the Chamberlain, in the
sum of £80, for the repayment of that sum into the Chamber-
lain's Court, in trust for Thomas, Ralph, and Johanna, children
of John Fanne, as soon as they come of ag-e.

Friday the Feast of St. Matthew [21 Sept.], 21 Henry VI. Fo. 205.
[a.d. 1442], in the presence of Robert Cloptone, Mayor, Robert Ekccio Vic\
Danvers the Recorder,'^ William Estfeld, John Reynwelle, John
Gedney, Stephen Broun, John Paddesley, William Milreth, John
Hatherle, Ralph Holond, William Greg-ory, John Olney, John
Suttone, John Norman, Nicholas Wyfold, and William Combes,
Aldermen, and a very great number of Commoners summoned



^ Sheriff 1430-1 ; Mayor 1439-40;
died 24 April, 1441 (Beaven's 'Alder-
men,' p. 90). He does not appear
to have been either a Knight or
Baronet, so that the title of doniina,
here applied to his widow, is some-
what strange. In the same way,
however, the wife of Roger Acheley



(Mayor 1511-12) assumed the title of
Danie^ without any apparent reason
(Beaven, p. 256 n.).

2 Elected 14 July, 1442, when the
late Recorder (John Bowes) was
granted a pension of 20 marks, being
infirm. Journal 3, fo. 141.



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CALENDAR OF LETTER-BOOKS.



Exoji'ac' ab
assisis.



Exonac' ab
assists.



Fo. 205 b.

Br'e A" pro

eleccione
Maioris.



to the Guildhall for the election of Sheriffs, Thomas Bemond
was elected one of the Sheriffs for the year ensuing" by the
Mayor, and Richard Nordorn was elected the other Sheriff by
the Commonalty.

The same day John Chichele, grocer, was elected Chamber-
lain ; Thomas Cook, senior, draper, and John Herste, skinner,
were elected Wardens of London Bridge ; and John Norman,
Nicholas Wyfold, Aldermen, and Geoffrey Feldyng-, Stephen
Foster, William Cottisbrok, and John Milborne, Commoners,
were elected Auditors of the accounts of the said Chamberlain
and Wardens,

Afterwards, viz., on the eve of St. Michael [29 Sept.], the
said Sheriffs were sworn at the Guildhall, and on the morrow
of the said Feast were presented and admitted, &c., before the
Barons of the Exchequer.

26 Sept., 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], Nicholas Birchillis, tailor,
discharged by Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, and the Aldermen
from serving on juries, &c., owing to increasing old age.

8 Oct., 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], William Gerveys, "wyne-
draver,"^ similarly discharged for like cause.

Writ to Robert Cloptone, the Mayor, to make a return to the
Barons of the Exchequer of the names of all merchants, alien
and strangers, residing in the City between Easter last and the
Feast of SS. Simon and Jude [28 Oct.] next ensuing, the names
of their hosts, and other particulars. Witness J[ohn] Fray at
Westminster, 21 Oct., 21 Henry VI. [a.d, 1442],

Writ to the Mayor and Sheriffs to make proclamation
forbidding any one to attend the election of a Mayor unless
especially summoned, recent elections having given rise to much
disturbance," but such election is to be made by the Aldermen
and other of the more discreet and powerful citizens as of old
accustomed, and any Mayor otherwise elected would be refused



^ Winedrawer — one who conveyed
wine from the riverside to vintners'
houses.

" Alluding no doubt to the disturb-



ance that had taken place at Clop-
tone's election, as already noted supra,
p, 262,



LETTER-BOOK K.



275



admission by the Barons of the Exchequer. Witness the King-
at Eltham, 10 Oct., 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442].

The above writ was proclaimed throughout the City on the
1 2th October according- to custom, and pursuant thereto there
were summoned by the Mayor all those who were of the
Common Council of the City and certain other citizens, powerful
and discreet, from the several Wards to take part in the
election of a Mayor on St. Edward's Day [13 Oct.]. On which
day all those summoned were called by name at the gfate of
the Hall, and they only were allowed to enter the Hall. There-
upon, after the celebration of Mass, according to the ordinance
made temp. John Wodecok, Mayor, in the presence of Robert
Cloptone, the Mayor, John Sevenoke the Prior of Christchurch,
Robert " Davners," the Recorder, William Estfeld, John
Reynwelle, John Gedney, John Brokle, Henry Frowik, Stephen
Broun, Thomas Wandesford, John Pattesle, William Milreth,
John " Hathirle," Thomas Chaltone, John Olney, William
Gregory, John Suttone, William Wetenhale, William Combes,
John Norman,and Nicholas Wifold, Aldermen — John '"Hatherle "
was elected Mayor for the year ensuing.

Afterwards, viz., on Sunday the Feast of SS. Simon and
Jude [28 Oct.], he was sworn at the Guildhall, and on the
morrow was presented, admitted, and accepted before the
Barons of the Exchequer.

Indulgence granted by Pope Eugenius to the Mayor and
Aldermen, at their request, for them and their successors and
their wives to have a movable altar {allure portaiilef whereat to



^ In 1376, when the Common
Council was elected by the Misteries
or Livery Companies, those so elected,
and 110 others, were to be summoned
to the election of Mayors and Sheriffs
(' Cal. Letter-Book H,' p. 39). In
1384, when the Council came to be
elected by the Wards, its members
were associated with other "suffi-
cient " men of the Wards specially
summoned for such elections {id.,
p. 241). Nevertheless, elections of
Mayors appear to have continued to



be made by an "immense Common-
alty " without any specific mention of
the Common Council down to this
year (1442). The Council was again
specially summoned in 1443 (infra,
p. 288), but not, apparently, in the
case of subsequent elections recorded
in this Letter-Book.

^ This was not an unusual indul-
gence. See Orby Shipley, ' Glossary
of Ecclesias. Terms,' s.-j. ; Amun-
desham, 'Annd. Monast. S. Albani,'
i. l6r.

T 2



Fo. 206.



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Citie.



hold Mass and other services in private, without bell ring-ing-
and with bated breath and before break of day, in places under
interdict. Dated at Florence, 10 Kal. August (23 July), a.d. 1442.

18 Dec, 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], petition to the Mayor and
Aldermen by John Croxton and John Hardy, masons and sworn
" vieweres " of the City, praying- to be discharged from serving
on juries, &c., as their time was so much taken up by the duties
of their office and also by " a grete werk Y they have take
spedely for to make at Ledenhall of London for the comyn wele
and profit of this Citee."^ Their prayer granted.
Fo. 206 b. Thursday, 15 Nov., 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442], petition to the

Lez VVayt' de Common Council by the City's Waits as follows : —

" Un to our full honourables Maisters right wyse & discrete
persones of the Co'e Counseill in J^e Citee of London Besechen
full mekely your humble servauntes John Tassell, William
Raumpayne, William Fegge, Richard Kendale w' other v. of
her felowshippe Waytes of the seid Citee that how Waytes of
other Citees & townes han' here ly vere & clothyng by which
they ben know to their soveraignes & maisters And it is so
y your seid servauntes ben nat of power to continue in her
servise w*oute your gracious help and supportacion So plese it
un to your wise discrecions the premisses considered by ]mdvise
of the Mair & Aldremen of ]'e seid Citee with your goode
will & assent to ordein & graunt Y yowre seid besechers
may have the armes of j^e seid Citee.- And yerely onys her
clothyng which woU be worshippe to hem & to yew & to
alle ]'e seid Citee And ]'an your seid servauntes woU abide
with yow for terme of her lives And ellis it lith not in her
power to do service as hem aught to doo."

The said prayer granted on condition (i) that each of the
Waytes hold office during the pleasure of the Mayor and
Aldermen ; (2) that they attend the Mayor and Aldermen
when specially summoned ; (3) that any vacancy should be



^ Referring, perhaps, to the pro-
posed erection of a common granary
at the Leadenhall. I'ide infra, fos.
2i8b, 229b. Cf. Stow's 'Survey'
(ed. Kingsford), i. 153-4, 266.



- An early mention of the City's
arms, the earliest apparently being
in April, 1381, when an alteration
was made in the Mayoralty Seal,
' Cal. Letter-Book H,' pp. 164-5.



LETTER-BOOK K.



277



filled up by the advice of the Mayor for the time being- ; (4)
that each one shall take a suitable oath at the discretion of the
Mayor; and (5) that the following- nine^ persons should execute
the ofifice, viz., John Tassell, William Fig-g-e, William Rampayn, +
John Wikes, senior, John Wykes, junior, Richard Wykes,
Thomas Aleys, Richard Porter, and Richard Kendale.

9 Jan., 21 Henry VI. [a.d. 1442-3], the g-uardianship of Anne,
Alexander, and Grace, children of Alexander Anne, late
Recorder of the City, tog"ether with their patrimony, committed
by John Hatherle, the Mayor, the Aldermen, and John Chichele,



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