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1 .  Register 16 f.175 (verso) entry 6
Entry Type: Grant of Probate
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Grant of probate of the will of Joan, widow of Robert Morton of Bawtry (Bautre), senior (details given).
Subjects: Women, Widows
References: Swanson, R. N. (ed.). 1985. A Calendar of the Register of Richard Scrope, Archbishop of York, 1398-1405, 2 parts. Part II Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province 11. York: University of York, 48.
Dates: Document date: 1402/11/12 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (archbishop's manor)
2 .  Register 14 f.60 (verso) entry 5
Entry Type: Testament, Will
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Testament (will) of Robert de Morton of Bawtry (legatees and executors, including Joan, his wife named).
Subjects: Widows, Women
Dates: Document date: 1396/08/25 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bautr' (none given)
3 .  Register 8 f.152 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Archdeaconry of the East Riding
Summary: Letter to the official of York granting a licence for Joan, widow of Alexander of Holm, to buy the tithes of Paull (Pagula).
Subjects: Widows, Wives
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1936. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part III. Surtees Society 151, 230.
Dates: Document date: 1314/11/19 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Burton iuxta Beverl'
4 .  Register 14 f.26 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Commission
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Commission to the abbot of York, St Mary, to receive the vow of chastity of Joan, widow of Thomas de Meryngton [Merrington], deceased.
Subjects: Widows, Women
Dates: Document date: 1391/10/26 (certain); Note: No place of dating recorded.
5 .  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)
6 .  Register 16 f.55 (verso) entry 3
Entry Type: Institution
Section Type: Archdeaconry of the East Riding
Summary: Institution of Thomas Mastyn, chaplain, to the rectory of Hotham, vacant by the death of Ralph Wresill, on the presentation of Joan, widow of John Ask, servant.
Subjects: Women, Widows
References: Swanson, R.N. (ed.). 1981. A Calendar of the Register of Richard Scrope, Archbishop of York, 1398-1405. Part 1. Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province, 11. York: University of York, 55..
Dates: Document date: 1398/08/30 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Rest Park, Sherburn in Elmet, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's manor)
7 .  Register 15 f.11 (recto) entry 7
Entry Type: Memorandum, Grant of Probate
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Memorandum of a grant of probate by the vicar general of the testament (will) of John del Stabyll [Stable] of Farnsfield [Farnesfeld], deceased, with administration granted to Joan, his widow, executrix.
Subjects: Widows, Women
References: Smith, D. M. (ed.). 1974. A calendar of the register of Robert Waldby, Archbishop of York, 1397. Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province 2. York: University of York, 30.
Dates: Document date: 1397/09/18 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England (none given); written as Suthwell
8 .  Register 16 f.144 (recto) entry 1
Entry Type: Testament, Will
Section Type: Testamentary business, Wills and Probate
Summary: Testament (will) of Sir Walter Calverley (or de Calverley), knight (legatees and executors named); with grant of probate and administation to executors (named, including Joan recently his widow) (two entries).
Subjects: Widows, Women
References: Swanson, R. N. (ed.). 1985. A Calendar of the Register of Richard Scrope, Archbishop of York, 1398-1405, 2 parts. Part II Borthwick Texts and Calendars: Records of the Northern Province 11. York: University of York, 32.
Dates: Will date: 1404/10/01 (approximate); Note: No year is recorded, but presumably 1404.
Probate date: 1404/12/18 (certain); Note: No place of dating recorded.
Places: Place of dating: Calverley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
9 .  Register 7 f.188 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Mandate to the dean of Ryedale to make an enquiry concerning the manor of Ryton, following the request by Joan de Percehaye [Percy], widow of Roger de Wrelleton [Wrelton] to have an oratory there.
Subjects: Widows, Women
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1936. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part III. Surtees Society 151, 59-60.
Dates: Document date: 1311/03/05 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Burton
10 .  Register 12 f.100A (verso) entry 3
Entry Type: Last Will and Testament, Testament
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Testament of Thomas de Holygthby [?Hellaby], rector of Wickersley; legatees: Joan, formerly the wife of John de Rysome [Rysom]; John, son of John de Rysome [Rysom]; Walter, the testator's servant; executors: Hugh, vicar of Braithwell [Brathwell], and William de Heleghby [?Hellaby].
Subjects: Women, Widows
Dates: Document date: 1387/11/17 (certain)


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