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F. There hath ben no more londis nor yerly profittis belonging to the same syns the tyme abouesaid more then is byfore mencioned.

G. vjs viijd, as apperithe by an Inventorie to this certificatte annexed: there is no Chalis to the same belonginge, for that the chalis therof was stolen aboughte viij yeris paste.

H. There hathe ben [etc., as above].


37. Annesley. Sir William Wakebridge's and Sir Robert Annesley's chantry.

A. The Chaunterie of Annysley, founded by Sir William Wakebridge and Robert Annysley, knightis, nowe sir John Chaworthe, knyght, beinge patrone of the same; founded in consideracyon that ther be diuerse villagis belonginge to the parisshe of Annysley, wherof iij of them be distaunte from the parisshe churche and all other Churches and Chappellis a myle and more: for whiche cause the Chaunterie preste ther shulde saye euerye halydaye masse before the parisshe matyns shulde be begonne, and, that done, to assiste the parisshe preste for the tyme being att mattyns, masse and Evensonge, and on worke dayes to saye masse and praye for the benefactors soulles of the said Chaunterie and all Cristian soullis, as more playnlye dothe appere by the foundacyon of the kingis licence to the Commyssoners shewed.1

(1) William de Wakebrugge, Robert de Annesleye and Richard de Stonystaunton, chaplain, had licence, 10 February, 1361-2, to grant eight messuages and ten bovates of land in Annesley, Bleasby, Goverton, Grapesmere, Kirkby Woodhouse, and Annesley Woodhouse, to a chaplain, for the souls of John de Annesleye, Annora his wife, and their relations and benefactors (Cal. Pat., 1361-4, p. 161). According to Thoroton (ed. Throsby), ii., 268, the foundation was confirmed by archbishop Thoresby, 27 January, 1372-3.

B. iiij xvjs viijd.

C. cvjs vija ob. clere, besidis iiijs iiijd ob. in Rente resolute to diuerse persons; which Revenneux ben imployed to the lyvinge of Edmonde Garnett, chaunterie pryste there.3

D. The said Chaunterie is no parisshe Churche, but withe in the parisshe churche of annesley aforsaid. E. The said Chaunterie is not voide nor hathe any


F. There hathe ben other landis belonginge to the said Chaunterie in annysley, late in the tenour of sir John Chaworthe, knyght, and by the said sir John Chaworth, by vertue of the kingis licence shewed to the Commyssioners, exchaunged for other landis of his of the same valewe nowe belongynge to the same Chaunterie.

G. xxxixs xd, as apperithe by an Inventorie to this Certificatte annexed.

H. There hath ben [etc., as above]

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38a. Nottingham. Plumptre's hospital.


A. The Hospitall and Chaunteries of our ladye att the bridge ende within the Towne of Nottingham,

() Val. Eccl., v., 159. Tenth, 9s. 8d. The gross amount of £5 arose out of the chantry-house with three bovates of land (£1 2s. Od.), two messuages, each with one bovate, in Annesley (8s. and 10s.), a messuage and nine acres in Annesley Woodhouse (10s.), a messuage with one bovate in Kirkby-in-Ashfield (10s.), two messuages, each with one bovate, in Bleasby (19s. and 14s.), and a cottage with five acres in Bleasby (7s.). The reprises (3s. 4d.) consisted in the maintenance of a lamp with a light in quire, which burned before the high altar on Sundays and festivals at mattins, mass and vespers, and five nights a year by composition.

(2) Italicised word interlined.

(3) Alexander Coke was chantry priest in 1534-5 and 1538.

founded by oon John Ploumptre to praye for the prosperus estate of the kingis maiestie then beynge, and for his owne soule and all Cristian soullis, as apperithe by the certificate of peter Burdeşell and William Browne, Chauntie' prestis there, withoute any further Writinge shewed to the Commyssioners.2 B. xjli xijd.3

C. xli vijs vijd clere, besidis xviijs iijd for rent resolute

(1) Sic.

(2) John Plumptre obtained an enrolment in the Borough court of the enfeoffment of possessions granted to the hospital. 20 May, 1414: two chapels, one of St. Mary, the other of St. Thomas the Martyr in Fishergate, are mentioned (Records of the Borough of Nottingham, ii., 96-9). The foundation deed bears date 9 December, 1415. The hospital was founded in honour of God and the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin for seven poor, a principal chaplain to be warden or master, and a secondary chaplain, who were to pray for the good estate of the founder and his wife and of the whole county of Nottingham, and for the souls of his successors, benefactors, etc. Special provisions were for the ringing of the hospital bell nine times at twilight, that all who heard might say an Ave for the above objects, and for the recitation by the two priests every Saturday at sunset of the antiphon of our Lady with special collects and the collect Inclina. After the death of the founder, the survivor of the two chaplains was to elect on a vacancy, and to nominate to the prior and convent of Lenton, who might present. After ten days' voidance the prior and convent might present their own nominee; and after a further fifteen days the archbishop had the collation. The endowment was £6 yearly from various tenements in Nottingham, situate in Fishergate, Narrow Marsh, Barkergate, and near St. Peter's church, with the reversion of the founder's house on Cukstole Row after the death of his kinsman, Sir Thomas Plumptre, chaplain. The deed was confirmed by archbishop Bowet at Cawood, 5 February, 1415-6 (York Epis. Reg. Bowet, i., ff. 236-8).

() Val. Eccl., v., 157. Tenth, 1 10s. 1d. The gross amount (13 9s. 4d.) came out of ten tenements in Fishergate (£4 9s. Od.), a tenement in Barkergate (5s.), six tenements in "le Marshegate (£2 18s. Od.), one tenement in Listergate (4s.), four tenements in Cuckstole Row (£2 10s. Od.), four tenements in the lane by (opposite the north door of) St. Peter's (16s.), and five tenements on “le Kater Rowe " (£2 7s. 4d.). The reprises (£2 8s. 4d.) consisted of rents to the burgesses (5s. 2d.), to the priors of Lenton (6s. 8d.) and of Newstead (3s. 6d.), and to the manor of Sutton Passeys (39.), and of alms to two poor men (£1 10s. Od.).

to diuersse persons, and besidis lxv viijd for the Rente and ferme of diuerse howses in Nottingham beinge in decaye, as itt is Certified by the othes of the said incumbentis; whiche Reveneux ben imploied to the lyvinge of peter burdesell and William Broune, prystis there.'

D. The said Hospitall or Chaunteries ben no parisshe Churches, butt a Chapell with ij alters to Celebratte vppon the ende of the said Brygge.

E. The said Hospitall or Chaunteries ben nott voyde, havinge a mancion and a chiste to the same belonginge, praysed by yere att vs before charged. F. There hath ben no more londis nor yerly profittis belonginge to the same syns the tyme abouesaid more then is byfore Reherced.

G. lxvs xd, As apperith by an Inventorye hereunto Annexed.

H. There hathe ben no Chaunteries [etc., as above] without the kingis licence sythens the tyme


386. Nottingham. St. John's hospital.

A. The Hospitall of saynt Johns withe in the parisshe of saynt maries in Nottingham by whome or to whatt intente ytt was founded Roger Okez, Fermour therof, dothe nott knowe vppon his othe.3

(1) In 1534-5 William Baker was warden, and William Browne secondary: Baker is called Barker in 1538.

(2) The founder provided for two chests, each with two keys, one in the hall of the hospital, and the other in the hall of the chantry-house.

(8) The founders were Robert, son of Ralph, son of Fulk, and others (Records of the Borough of Nottingham, i., 90). The date of foundation given by R. M. Clay (Mediæval Hospitals, p. 313) is 1202. The mayor and burgesses were patrons. For documents relating to this hospital, see the indices to Records of the Borough of Nottingham, and ibid., i., 90-95.

B. iiij xiijs iiijd.

C. cxvijs clere, besidis xiijs iiijd in Rente Resolute to

the kingis maiestie; Whiche hospitall is letten to Roger okez by indenture dated xijo die octobris Anno xxxijo 2 for the terme of yeris, payinge therfore yerlye to Thoms 3 Webster, nowe incumbente there, vjli ixs iiijd, and the said incumbente to discharge the fermour of all Resolucions, as apperithe by the said indenture.

D. The said Hospitall is no parisshe Churche, butt is within the parisshe churche of saynt maries in Nottingham aforesaid.

E. The said Hospitall is nott voide.

F. There hath ben no more londis nor yerli profittis belonging [etc., as above]

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byfore mencioned. G. There is neyther plate, goodis, iewells nor ornamentis to the same belonginge by the othe of the Fermour.

H. There hathe ben no Fre chapellis nor other lyke promocions ther dyssolued, purchased, or by any other meane opteyned withoute the kingis licence sythens the tyme abouesaid. Nevertheles abought iij or iiij yeris paste, att the Commaundemente of oon Henrye Whitinge, then master of the same hospitall, the said Roger Okez did take of all the leade of the said hospitall and made A newe Roffe for the same and covered ytt with slatte, and that the same leade dyd amounte to iij foders and some

(1) Val. Eccl., u.s. The gross amount in lands and tenements was £5 6s. 8d., out of which a rent of 13s. 4d. went yearly to Lenton priory.

(2) 12 October, 1540.

(9) Sic. Edward Carter was master in 1534-5: Edmund (surname a blank) was master in 1538.

(*) Sic.


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