The Aldermen of the City of London Temp. Henry III.-1908; With Notes on the Parliamentary Representation of the City, the Aldermen and the Livery Companies, the Aldermanic Veto, Aldermanic Baronets and Knights, Etc Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...6, Flemyng 5. Vorney 1, Reyner 1. 211 Thomas Turgis. omit afterwards Alderman of Farringdon Without. Under date August 12, 10.51, after Stephen Thorneley for (Grocer) read (Goldsmith). Edward Ash, after discharged September 13, 1653, add fine of 1,000. William Strode, for co. Essex read co. Somerset. 213 Francis Chaplin, after Knighted add 1679, and after died 16S0, add (buried July 2). EARLY ALDERMEN. The succession of Aldermen in the foregoing Ward Lists is traced back to the early years of the reign of Edward I., with the exception of Portsoken, where the Aldermanry was held ex officio by the Priors of Holy Trinity, Aldgate, the names of whom can be obtained from an earlier date. Of the 23 other Wards existing at that time, I have begun with the year 1270 in the case of fourteen; in three (Bishopsgate, Castle Baynard and Walbrook), the earliest dato given is 1277, in one (Broad Street) 1278, in two (Bassishaw and Lime Street) 1279, and in three (Cheap, Coleman Street and Coruhill), 1282. These are the earliest dates to which it is possible from the Corporation records to carry back a practically unbroken succession. The Liber Trinitatis (I. fo. 57 6), shows that John de Northampton was acting for Aldgate as early as the year 1208-'.) (when V. Hervey and W. de Durham were Sheriffs). From the same source (the references being to the transcript in the Guildhall Library), I have found the following Aldermen of the Wards named below at the dates indicated: Aldgate.... Gilbert Fitzfulk (I. 82 6, 73 b), at some date (not given), between 1221 and 1250 (when Kichard was Prior of Holy Trinity). Gervase (I. 28 6), between 1250 and 1260 (when John was Prior). Bassishaw.. Hugh Cabur (III. 537 6), no date. Richard de Walbrook (III. 538 6), in 1262-8....
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