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1 .  Register 9A f.326 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Monition
Section Type: Archdeaconry of the East Riding
Summary: Joan of Leeds, a nun of York, St Clement priory, ordered to return to that house, having left the convent by pretending to be dead and a model of herself buried in her place.
References: D. Robinson (ed.), The Register of William Melton Archbishop of York 1317-1340 Volume VI. The Canterbury and York Society. 101 (2011).
Dates: Document date: 1318/08/11 (certain)
People and Groups: House: York, St Clement Priory, Benedictine (priory)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's castle)
2 .  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
3 .  Register 7 f.131 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Mandate, Confirmation
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: Confirmation of the election, announced by Dame Joan de Heton [Heaton] and Dame Margaret de Ledes [Leeds], nuns of Kirklees priory, of Dame Alice de Screvyne (or Screvyn) [Scriven], as prioress; with mandate to the official of the archdeacon of York for her installation (two entries).
Subjects: Nuns, Prioresses, Religious Houses, Female, Women
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1934. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part II. Surtees Society 149, 46-7.
Dates: Document date: 1308/01/10 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (none given)
4 .  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)
5 .  Register 8 f.274 (recto) entry 1
Entry Type: Induction, Institution
Section Type: Diverse jurisdictions
Summary: Institution of Master Walter of Hammerton as rector of Cowesby, on the presentation of Joan Foliot.
Note: Letter relating to institution issued in the name of the archbishop; induction mandate addressed to the keeper of spiritualities of Allertonshire.
References: William Brown and A. Hamilton Thompson (eds), ‘The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315’, part 5 Surtees Society 153 (1940).
Dates: Document date: 1306/09/24 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishop Monkton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (archbishop's manor)
6 .  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)
7 .  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)
8 .  Register 7 f.124 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: Mandate to Master Thomas de Renes, sequestrator, to sequestrate the fruits and profits of the churches of York, Holy Trinity; Bilborough and Leeds.
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1934. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part II. Surtees Society 149, 30.
Dates: Document date: 1307/06/06 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
9 .  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'
10 .  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)


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