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1 .  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)
2 .  Register 16 f.42 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Vow
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: A vow of chastity of Joan, sometime wife of Walter Calverley, knight, before William Northbrugge
Language: English
Subjects: Chastity, Women, Wives
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, 42.
Dates: Document date: 1404/12/13 (approximate); Note: Undated document but between entries of 2nd and 13th december 1404.
Document date: 1404/12/02 (approximate) -
People and Groups: Officiating: Northbrugge, William, fl 1399, Bishop Pharensis (bishop)
Vow maker: Calverley, Joan, fl 1404, Sometime wife of Walter Calverley, knight (wife)
3 .  Register 14 f.29 (recto) entry 2
Entry Type: Testament, Will
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Testament (will) of Joan, wife of Thomas Swandton [Swanton] of Beverley (legatees, witnesses and executors named) .
Subjects: Wives, Women
Dates: Document date: 1391/12/04 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: York, York City, York, England (none given); written as Ebor'
4 .  Register 16 f.140 (recto) entry 5
Entry Type: Grant of Probate
Section Type: Testamentary business, Wills and Probate
Summary: Grant of probate of the testament (will) of Joan, wife of Robert Atvicars of East Retford, and administration to her husband.
Subjects: Wives, 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, 28.
Dates: Probate date: 1400/11/19 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (archbishop's manor)
5 .  Register 16 f.139 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Grant of Probate
Section Type: Testamentary business, Wills and Probate
Summary: Grant of probate of the testament (will) of William Brottilby of Cottingham and administration to executors (named, including Joan wife of the testator).
Subjects: Wives, 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, 27.
Dates: Probate date: 1400/06/07 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishop Burton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's manor)
6 .  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'
7 .  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'
8 .  Register 14 f.60 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Commission
Section Type: Register, Vicar-general
Summary: Commission of the vicar general to the abbot of Roche (Rupe) to receive the vow of chastity of Joan, wife of Robert de Morton (details given).
Subjects: Wives, Women
Dates: Document date: 1396/11/04 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishopthorpe, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Thorp' iuxta Ebor'
9 .  Register 7 f.244 (verso) entry 7
Entry Type: Grant of Probate, Memorandum
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Nottingham
Summary: Memorandum of grant of probate of the testament (will) of Alan Fraunceys [Francis], and administration only to Joan, his wife, and Hugh de Wouburn, out of the executors named within.
Subjects: Wives, Women
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1938. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part IV. Surtees Society 152, 45
Dates: Document date: 1308/10/10 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (none given); written as Scroby
10 .  Register 8 f.116 (verso) entry 5
Entry Type: Memorandum, Licence
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Memorandum of a licence to the prioress and convent of Thicket (Thikkeheved) for Joan, the wife of Walter de Osegodby [Osgodby], to stay in the nunnery until the feast of Pentecost.
Subjects: Women, Wives, Nunneries
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, 68, note 1.
Dates: Event date: 1312/10/19 (certain)
Places: Place of event: Laneham, Nottinghamshire, England (none given); written as Lanum


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