1360 - Queenhithe alderman John Little

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1360
Topic Queenhith alderman John Little mentioned in a deed.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[22 Jan. 1360:]
Enrolment of deed testifying that whereas Thomas Frithebek, citizen and saddler of London, in his will bequeathed to Alice his wife for her life all his lands in the city of London, to wit, all those tenements which he acquired of John Romburgh, lynga armourer, at le Brokenewharf in the parish of St. Mary Somersete, London, those which he acquired of Robert de Bristouwe in Goderounlane in the parish of St. Vedast, London, those [p. 666:] which he acquired of the executors of the will of William de Causton in the said lane and parish, those which he acquired of John de Blithe at the corner of the said lane in the said parish, and the tenement which he acquired of John Brauncestre, goldsmith, in the lane and parish aforesaid, to be sold after Alice's death by William Baldewyne and Richard Brok, executors of his will, and the money arising therefrom to be spent in masses and other works of charity and for his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, the said executors have sold the said tenements to John Baldewyne, citizen and saddler of London, to hold after Alice's death for a sum of money paid down; Simon Dolsali being then mayor of London, John Chichestre and Simon de Benyngton sheriffs, John Chicestre alderman of the ward of Farendon within, and John Little alderman of the ward of Queenhithe (Ripe Regine), London. Witnesses: John Hiltoft, Nicholas de Farndon, John de Blithe, John Crepulgate, Hugh de Waltham. Dated London as aforesaid.
Memorandum, that William and Richard came into the chancery at Westminster on 22 January and acknowledged the preceding deed.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 3d of the Close Roll for 33 Edward III. Italics as in printed source. IRHB's brackets.



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