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1 .  Register 12 f.105 (verso) entry 3
Entry Type: Last Will and Testament, Testament
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Testament of John of Leeds, rector of Methley; legacies to various churches, including in the deanery of Croydon and naming several legatees, including his sister, Joan, and two other women; executors: John Otre; John Coke, clerk, and John Pesmers.
Subjects: Books, Sisters, Women
References: Testamenta, p. 106
Dates: Document date: 1379/05/12 (certain)
People and Groups: Testator: John de Ledes (rector)
Executor: John Coke (clergy and representatives)
Executor: John Otre (none given)
Executor: John Pesmers (none given)
Places: Place of person status: Methley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (church); written as Metheley
2 .  Register 12 f.110 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Last Will and Testament, Testament
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Testament of Sir Simon Ward, knight; legatees include Joan, his wife, and Maud, Margaret and Joan, his daughters; executors: Joan, his wife and Nicholas de Esholt [Esshehald], chaplain (witnesses named).
Subjects: Women, Wives, Daughters
Dates: Document date: 1384/02/03 (certain)
People and Groups: Testator: Sir Simon Ward (knight)
Executor: Nicholas de Esshehald (chaplain)
Legatee/s: Joan [Ward] (daughter)
Legatee/s: Margaret [Ward] (daughter)
Legatee/s: Matilda/Maud [Ward] (daughter)
Residiary beneficiary: Joan [Ward] (executrix, wife)
Witness: Adam del Forest (none given)
Witness: John Cowe (none given)
Witness: John de Giselay (chaplain)
Witness: Thomas de Braynhous (none given)
Witness: William Skayf (none given)
3 .  Register 12 f.103 (verso) entry 4
Entry Type: Commission
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Commission to Robert of Leeds [Ledes] as archbishop's bailiff and steward of the archbishop's lordships and liberties of Ripon and Sherburn, with members.
Subjects: Bailiffs
Dates: Document date: 1377/07/05 (certain)
People and Groups: Appointee: Robert de Ledes (bailiff, steward)
Places: Place of person status: Sherburn in Elmet, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's liberty, archbishop's lordship)
Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
Place of person status: Ripon, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's liberty, archbishop's lordship)
4 .  Register 12 f.107 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Last Will and Testament, Testament
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Testament of John Monceux [Mounceux] of Barmston; legacies include his best horse called Liard as a mortuary; legatees include Joan, his wife; executors: Joan [Monceux]; Robert Fangfoss [Fangfose], rector of Barmston, and John Bourge of Lissett [Leset].
Subjects: Women, Wives
Dates: Document date: 1382/02/09 (certain)
People and Groups: Testator: John Mounceux (none given)
Executor: John Bourge
Executor: Robert Fangfose (rector)
Residiary beneficiary, executrix: Joan [Monceux] (wife)
Places: Lissett, East Riding of Yorkshire, England; written as Leset
Place of dating, place of person status: Barmston, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (residence); written as Bernston'
5 .  Register 9B f.641 (recto) entry 6
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Licence to Joan de Lacy, countess of Lincoln and lady of Audley, for a confessor while in the diocese of York.
Subjects: Confessors
References: Hill, Rosalind M. T. (ed.). 1988. The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340. III. Canterbury and York Society 76, 43.
Dates: Document date: 1322/02/07 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: York, York City, York, England (churchyard)
6 .  Register 12 f.108 (verso) entry 52
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Licence for Joan Taverner of Beverley, presumably to have masses celebrated in her oratory (no place specified).
Subjects: Licences, Women
Dates: Event date: 1375/00/00 (approximate, inferred) - 1376/00/00 (approximate, inferred); Note: Undated, but document perhaps created between 1375 and 1376; no place of dating given
People and Groups: Licensee: Joan Taverner (none given)
Places: Place of residence: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
7 .  Register 12 f.100 (recto) entry 14
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Licence for Dame Joan, relict of Lord of Furnivall [Fournivall], to have mass celebrated in every oratory within the diocese.
Subjects: Licences, Women, Widows
Dates: Document date: 1374/11/11 (certain); Note: Undated, but probably dated on the same day as the previous entry.
People and Groups: Addressee: Dame Joan de Fournivall (dame)
Deceased: Lord de Fournivall (lord)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (none given)
8 .  Register 12 f.108 (recto) entry 34
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Licence for two years for Dame Joan de Furnevale [Furnival], to have masses celebrated in her oratory in her residence of Wiston.
Subjects: Licences, Women
Dates: Event date: 0000/11/12 (approximate, inferred) - ; Note: No year given; perhaps dated in 1375 or 1376.
People and Groups: Licensee: Dame Joan Furnevale (dame)
Places: Subject of document: Whiston, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (oratory); written as Lann'
9 .  Register 16 f.130 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Dispensation
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: The archbishop's dispensation for bastardy (defect of birth) for William Leeds otherwise Clark, clerk, following receipt of letters (St Peter's, Rome, 24 October 1402, recited), from Francis [Carboni], cardinal priest of S Susanna, papal penitentiary, to proceed to all orders.
Subjects: Bastardy, Major Orders, Dispensations
References: R. N. Swanson (ed.), A Calendar of the Register of Richard Scrope, Archbishop of York, 1398-1405, 2 parts, Part 1 Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province 8 (York, 1981), Part II Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province 11 (York, 1985), 2.
Dates: Document date: 1405/01/23 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's castle)
10 .  Register 12 f.104 (verso) entry 6
Entry Type: Copy of Court Roll
Section Type: Diverse letters
Summary: Copy of court roll, court of the archbishop held at Ripon on 24 August 1377, Robert de Leeds [Leedes], steward of the liberty of Ripon presiding, with these present (presumably jurors): John de Topcliffe [Topcliff]; John de Hawkswick [Haukeswyk]; Walter de Leeds [Leedes]; John de Tanfield; Richard Sunnyght; William de Scotton and John Willmot [Willimot], who declared that John de Allhallowgate [Alhallougat']; John de Clynt senior and John de Wakefield [Wakfeld], chaplains, feoffees of all lands and tenements that were once of John de Sherwood [Shirwode] in Ripshire, had given the lands and tenements to John de Fencotes and Maud his wife.
Subjects: Deeds, Women, Wives
Dates: Event date: 1377/08/24 (certain)
People and Groups: Executrix: John de Shirwode (none given)
Feoffee: John de Clynt (chaplain)
Feoffee: John de Fencotes (none given)
Feoffee: John de Wakfeld (chaplain)
Feoffee: Matilda or Maud (wife)
Feoffee: Sir John de Alhalougat (chaplain)
Present: John Willimot (juror)
Present: John de Haukeswyk (juror)
Present: John de Tanfeld (juror)
Present: John de Topcliff (juror)
Present: Richard Sunnygt' (juror)
Present: Walter de Leedes (juror)
Present: William de Scotton (juror)
Presiding: Robert de Leedes (steward)
Places: Place of event: Ripon, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's liberty); written as Ripon'


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