The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Maiors and Sheriffs.]102

The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Maiors and Sheriffs.]


A.D. 1211.}{ John Fitz-Peter.
13 Joan' } Sheriffs,{ John Garland.
MAIOR, Henry Fitz-Alwin.


A.D. 1212.}{ Randolph Eyland.
14 Joan' } Sheriffs,{ Constantine Josue.
MAIOR, Henry Fitz-Alwin.

This Henry Fitz-Alwin deceased, and was buried in the * Parish Church of St. Mary Bothaw, near to London Stone, where he dwelt.

*In the Priory of the Holy Trinity, near Algate. Stow's 1st and 2d Edit. This was miscorrected by A. M. the Editor of the two last Edit.] by what Authority I know not.

J. S.


A.D. 1213.}{ Martin Fitz-Alis
15 Joan' } Sheriffs,{ Peter Bate.
  [ Click here to view Image of blank coat of arms, Roger Fitz-Alwin   ]
MAIOR, Roger Fitz-Alwin.

Sir Roger Fitz-Alan continued three Years Maior.

Lib. Al.

This Year the Ditch about London was begun to be made, of 204 † Foot broad, by the Londoners.

†200, 1st Ed. And so it should be by the Regist. of Bermonds.


A.D. 1214.}{ Solomon Basing.
16 Joan' } Sheriffs,{ Hugh Basing.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Serle, mercer   ]
MAIOR, Serle*, Mercer.
Roger Fitz-Alwin, saith Grafton.

*He was Maior but 8 Weeks, Old Cust. So that he succeeded probably in the room of Roger Fitz-Alwin deceased.


A.D. 1215.}{ John Travers.
17 Joan' } Sheriffs,{ Andrew Newland.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, William Harland   ]
MAIOR, William Hardel.

King Henry III. began his Reign the 19th of October, 1216.


A.D. 1216.}{ Benet Seinturer. *
1 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ William Bluntivers. †
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, James Alderman; blank coat of arms   ]
MAIOR, JAMES * Alderman for Part,
And Solomon Basing for Part.

*De Centre.

†Blountivers, Old Cust.

*Jacob, Old Cust.


A.D. 1217.}{ Thomas Bokerel.
2 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Ralph Holyland. *
MAIOR, Serle, Mercer.
[Robert Serle, saith Grafton.]

*Eiland, 1st Ed. Elilond, Summary of Chronicles. Heli Lond, Old Cust.


A.D. 1218.}{ John Viel, [Wayle, or Veil.
3 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John le Spicer.
MAIOR, Serle, Mercer.

The Forest of Middlesex, and the Warren of Stanes were this Year disaforested.


A.D. 1219.}{ Richard Wimbledon. †
4 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John Viel, [Wayle, or Viel.]
MAIOR, Serle, Mercer.

†Wimbuldeys, Old Cust.


A.D. 1220.}{ * Richard Renger.
5 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John Viel. †
MAIOR, Serle Mercer.

*Roger, Old Cust.

†Josue, Sum. of Chron. Jocence le Josue, Old Cust.


A.D. 1221.}{ Richard Renger. *
6 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Thomas Lambart. †
MAIOR, Serle, Mercer.

*Reyner, Old Cust.

†Syberris, ib.


A.D. 1222.}{ Richard Rengar. *
7 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Thomas Lambart.
MAIOR, Serle †, Mercer.

*William Joyner, Sum. of Chron. Graynor, Old Cust.

†Richard Rengar, Sum. of Chron.

Constantine Fitz-Arnulph * raised great Troubles in this City, and was hanged with his Nephew and others.

*Alulf, 1st and 2d Edit.


A.D. 1223.}{ John Travars.
8 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Andrew Bokerel.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Roger Renger   ]
MAIOR, Richard Renger.


A.D. 1224.}{ John Travars.
9 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Andrew Bokerel.
MAIOR, Richard Rengar.

The King granted to the Commonalty of London to have a Common Seal.


A.D. 1225.}{ * Roger Duke.
10 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ † Martin Fitz-William.
MAIOR, Richard Rengar.

*John Travers.

†Roger le Duke, Old Cust.


A.D. 1226.}{ Roger Duke.
11 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Martin Fitz-William.
MAIOR, Richard Rengar.

This Year the King confirmed to the Citizens of London free Warren, or Liberty to hunt a certain Circuit about the City, in the Warren of Stanes, &c. And also, that the Citizens of London should pass Toll-free throughout all England, and that the Keddles or Weres in the River of Thames and Medway, should be plucked up and destroyed for ever, &c. Patent 11 Hen. III.

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