Testamenta Eboracensia: A Selection of Wills from the Registry at York, Volume 53

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Page 273 - ... See p. 106, supra. 1 See p. 245, n. 3. * John Farington or Farlington, abbot 1499-1525. Dugdale, ' Monast. Angl.' (ed. 1846), v. 345. By the will of Malde Hancoke, widow of Robert Hancoke, citizen and grocer and alderman of York, dated March 28, 1508, there was bequeathed ' To dan John Farlingtou, abbott of Byland, a gylt spone ; and to him and the covent for oon obet xx'.
Page 192 - CCC quadragesimo nono, condo testamentum meum in hunc modum. In primis lego animam meam Deo Omnipotenti, Beate Marie, et omnibus sanctis, et corpus meum ad sepeliendum in ecclesiam Sancti Martini juxta Ludgate dicte civitatis.
Page 255 - To Hymmyngburgh church a kirtell of blak damask and a corprax case. To Askton church a corprax case and a kerchow for ye sacrament. To Norton church a corprax case, a kerchowe to be halowed for ye corprax, and a kerchowe for ye sacrament.
Page 337 - ... of Matilda, was Brokhole's godfather. They are to be divorced. — Reg. archiep. Zouche, 69 a. 1348, April 11. Certificate of the marriage of Robert de Swillington and Avora daughter of Sir Stephen Waleys, knt., deceased, which took place by contract on the Monday after the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, in the house of Thomas Base in Micklegate, York, and was afterwards celebrated by banns.
Page 27 - I'll tell you how he serv'd the Bishop of Hereford, When he robb'd him of his gold. As it befel in merry Barnsdale, All under the green-wood tree, The Bishop of Hereford was to come by, With all his company. Come, kill me a ven'son...
Page 109 - Canon Raine failed to make out how the testator was connected. Mr. Thomas Rawson, of Easingwold, leaves to his brother William, if he lives and becomes a priest his best book (Dated May 9, 1451 and proved June 2, 1452). A William Rawson, STB, was vice-chancellor of Cambridge in 1492. He is probably the same person as the testator. The testator does not appear in Mr. Hunter's list of the provosts of Rotherham college, nor is there any appointment of him as such in Archbishop Rotherham's Register....
Page 263 - ... composicion shewes. I gyff to ye servys whilke I have ordenyt to be at Smeton, os is aforesaid, my cowntyr in my chamber, for to kepe ye evydence therto belongyng and other ornamentes. Item I will have a thrugh lade upon me after my decesse, w* iiij stulpis, ye heght of half a 3erde.
Page 109 - In connection with this Mr. RAINE further says, "I give a more accurate list of the earlier Provosts " of Rotherham College. Mr. William Greybern, STP, appointed the first Provost in 1482-3, Edmund Carter and William Alynson being at the same time made the first Fellows. In 1474 he was collated to the rectory of Sherrington, Bucks. This he exchanged on September 20, 1486, with John Proctor, for the rectory of Handsworth. On March 15, 1489-90, he was collated to a stall in St. Sepulchre's chapel,...
Page 167 - Sothill. To be buried at the Gray Freres at London in the same place that my sone Henry Sotehill is buryed ; and -my hert to be take out of my body, and buryed at Stockfaston by my housbande.
Page 255 - To be buried in y* parish church of Askton, otherwyse callid Aughton, or Acton. To our Lady of Walshyngham my velvet gown. To our Lady of Doncastre my tawny chamlett gown. To our Lady of Belcrosse my blak chamlet. To our Lady of Hymmyngburgh a pece of cremell and a lace of gold of Venys sett w

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