[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.103

[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.


A.D. 1227.}{ Stephen Bokerel.
12 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Henry Cocham. *
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MAIOR, Roger Duke.

*Cobham, Sum. of Chr.

The Liberties and Franchises of London were ratified, and the King granted, that either Sheriff should have two Clerks, and two Serjeants: Also, that the Citizens should have a Common Seal.


A.D. 1228.}{ Stephen Bokerel.
13 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Henry Cocham. *
MAIOR, Roger Duke. †

*Cobham, Sum. of Chr.

†Ducke, First Edit.


A.D. 1229.}{ William Winchester.
14 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Robert Fitz-John.
MAIOR, Roger Duke. *

*Ducke, First Edit.


A.D. 1230.}{ Richard Walter.
15 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John de Weborne.
MAIOR, Roger Duke. *

*Ducke, First Edit.


A.D. 1231.}{ Michael of St. Helen.
16 Hen' III.}Sheriffs.{ Walter de Enfield. †
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MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer

†De Buffel, First Edit. Of Bubell, Sum. of Chr.


A.D. 1232.}{ Henry de Edmonton.
17 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Gerard Bat.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.


A.D. 1233.}{ Simon Fitz-Mary.
18 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Roger Blunt.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.


A.D. 1234}{ Raphe Ashwye.
19 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John Norman.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.


A.D. 1235.}{ Gerard Bat.
20 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Richard [or Robert] Hardle.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.


A.D. 1236.}{ Henry Cobham. *
21 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Jordan of Coventry.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.

*Cocham, First Edit.


A.D. 1237.}{ John Toloson. †
22 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Gervais the Cordwainer.
MAIOR, Andrew Bokerel, Pepperer.

†Tolasen, First Edit.


A.D. 1238.}{ John Codras. *
23 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John Wilhall. †
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MAIOR, Richard Renger.

*Gondres, Sum of Chr.

†Of Wilhale, ibid.


A.D. 1239.}{ Reymond * Bongey.
24 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Raphe Ashwye.
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MAIOR, William Joyner.

*Roger, First Edit.

This William Joyner builded the Quire of the Grey Friers Church in London, and became a Lay Brother of that House.


A.D. 1240.}{ John Gisors.
25 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Michael Tony.

One of which Name was hanged, drawn, and quartered in 1276, for Treason.

Stow's Sum.

J. S.


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MAIOR, Gerard Bat.

This Year Aldermen of London were chosen and changed yearly: But that Order lasted not long. Gerard Bat was again elected Maior for that Year to come; but the King would not admit him, being charged with taking Money of the Victuallers in the precedent Year.


A.D. 1241.}{ Thomas Duresme.
26 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ John Voyle [Viel.]
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MAIOR, Reymond * Bongey.

*Roger, First Edit. But the Summary names him Reymond.


A.D. 1242.}{ John Fitz-John.
27 Hen' III. } Sheriffs,{ Raphe Ashwy.

MAIOR,