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Those early Wills and Inventories, however, which have presented themselves, and which are now (thanks to pubhc spirit and the press) secure against the attacks of time or accident,* are of sufficient importance to throw great light upon their respective periods, and to excite the Members of the Society to investigate more minutely and effectually this most copious, and hitherto almost entirely unexplored, source of correct public or private informa- tion. &c., of the present volume, will be gladly received by the Secretary. I* ORNAMENTA WILLIELMI EPISCOPI PRIMI.' In primis, in exequiis Domini Willielmi Episcopi primi, qui obiit Anno Incarnationis Dominicae M°lxxxxv^°, quarto nonas Januarii, habuit Ecclesia (Dunelm.) literam et equos deportan- tes corpus ejusdem Patris a Vindesora usque Dunelmum; et de ejusdem Capella habuit Ecclesia plurima oniamenta, videlicet V capas, quarum iij albae et ij nigrae ; iij casulas, quarum ij albae et una nigra, cum stola et manipulo magnis, in fine tantum bru- datis ; unum pannum album pro altari ; unum thuribulum par- vum argenteum: unam situlam parvam argenteam, et duo cande- labra aerea et deaurata; et unum candelabrum argenteum par- vum . Et quia Ordo Cysterciensis et Ordo Fratrum Predicatorum, de speciali gratia concesserunt facere pro me post mortem sicut pro Fratre sui Ordinis per cartas suas quae debent inter scripta mea inveniri ; volo quod Cartas ad Capitula generalia deferantur et singulis Ordinibus dentur decem marcae ad pitanciam, in absolucione animj E meve et remissione pecatorum meorum . The early Registers of the Archbishops of York abound with documents of this nature, of the particulars of which almost nothing whatever is known, save the ap- pointed burial place of each individual Testator. Audita morte istius, statim fracta fuerunt ejus sigilla et sancto Cuthberto oblata. Habet eciam Ecclesia, ex dono dicti Willielmi Episcopi primi, unam Bibliam in duobus voluminibus ; et plures alios libros ; ut scribitur in principio secundas partis Bibliae ejusdem sub hac forma. Fratribus etiam Minoribus in Provincial Capitulo dentur centum solidi et Carta Ministri Ordinis Provincialis ei restituatur qui pecuniam solvent in forma predicta . Joseph Hunter, in the Preface to the second Volume of his History of the Deanery of Doncaster, induced the Council of the Surtees Society to turn their attention to such early Wills and Inventories as are preserved in the Vlll PREFACEo Registry of the Diocese of Durham, illustrative of the public and private history, language, statistics, &c. to the accession of Elizabeth, were collected by Sir Nicholas Hcirris Ni- colas, chiefly from printed authorities, and enriched by much valuable preliminary observation, and many useful explanatory and genealogical notes : but the document is rarely given to the public in its original language or phraseology ; the Latin Wills are translated ; the early English Wills are frequently printed in a modern garb ; the accompanying Inventories are seldom if ever no- ticed ; and neither their Editor nor Mr. Si sepultus fuero in Cimiterio Fratrum Minorum lego ibidem centvmi solidos : si apud Eboracum, Capam meam de rubeo samito cum vestimentobruddatointegroet Casula de sami- to rubeo qualitercunque contingat de me : si apud Schireburne capam meam de panno ad am'um scilicet Baudekin cum vesti- mento plenario de panno Yspaniae ad aurum : et haec volo ut ibi remaneant in meam memoriam qualitercunque res se habuerit . &c., of the Northern Counties of England ; and the present volume is the result of their investigation. Surtees, nor any other county historian, has even attempted to make the Wills and Inventories of the middle and lower ranks con- tribute their share of information to the general stock of historical and social knowledge. Item assigno qviadraginta marcas decem Capellanis celebrantibus decem Amuialia et Placebo et Dirige singulis diebus cum ix . To ascertain this trifling fact, Torr, the Historian of York, and the Compiler of much valuable inibrmation relative to the Diocese and Province at large, still in MS., seems to have examined them, one after another, with great care, closing his eyes, however, to the clear light which they * A Registrar of the Consistory Court of Durham, during the first half of the last century, was in the habit of lighting iiis pipe with one of the Wills under his charge, and of glorying in his deed. IX could throw upon the men and manners of the four first centuries after the Conquest. " Ista sunt nomina librorum quos dominus Willelmus episcopus Sancto Cuthberto dedit . Ad obsequia vero mea facienda die obitus mei, assigno viginti marcas . "Here goes the Testator," was his usual exclamation when he was so employed. The time, it may be hoped, is not far distant, when they will be examined again, and with greater anxiety, not to ascertain the burial place of an individual, but as being themselves the burial place of much of the history, general and per- sonal — and in this may be included every other kind of correct information relative to times and things — of all classes of men, over the widely-extendmg Province of York. Bibliotheca id est Vetus et Novum Testamentum in duobus libris . Ad anniversarium meum singulis annis ubi cadaver meum requiescet faciendum, ad pitan- ciam Fratrvim vel Vicariorum si Eboraci obiero volo quod de- cem solidi imperpetuum assignentur, et ad hoc assigno duode- cim mai Tas Domino Rcgi Henrico bvsancia et obolob de INVENTORIES. Textum meum argenteum lego Domui de Scliyre- burn, et rogo quatenus, quotienscunque ad ornatum altaris deferatur, et mariolas meae simrliter ibidem remanentes, singuli Fratrum et Sororum singulis diebus dicant pro anima mea ora- tionem Dominicam cum Salutacione Beatae Virginis ; et hoc scribatur in Martilogio . Duo gradalia nova de usu Sarum, duo antiphonaria nova cum Psalteriis Capitular' et Ympnar' et tercruni cum collectar' ympnar' et sine psalteriis, Martilogium et Legenda, quae vocatur Sanctorum, et unum Consuetudinarium i Sarum, remaneant ibi imperpetuum, de dono meo . The above and the succeeding notices of the splendid robes, plate, &c., which the Monks of Durham obtained upon the death of each of its early Bishops, are, strictly speaking, neither Wills nor Inventories, but Mortuaries. * Nicholas de Farnham, Physician to the Queen, Bishop of Durham from 1241 to 1249.



cum una casula de rubeo samette, cum largis orariis et multis magnis lapidibus preciosis, in qua celebratur in Die Palmarum ; et cum ij tunicis de eodem Panno cum pluribus orfrays et liliis deauratis bruda- tis ; et j capa, stola et manipula, et una rubea alba brudata ; et j calice cum lapidibus pretiosis in pede ; et j thuribulo argen- teo cum pluribus aliis Ecclesiae ornamentis. NORTHERN COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ELEVENTH CENTURY DOWNWARDS. 1307769 ^ At a meeting of the Council of the Surtees Society, K on the fonrth day of December, 1834, it was I ^k;; Resolved— Tliat four hundred copies of a Selection irom i unpub Hshed Wills and Inventories of all Classes of Persons ^ from the Eleventh Century downwards, illustrating the History, . " There are two entire classes of public records, both highly important, which I am conscious have been but imperfectly used — I mean the Inquisitions Post Mortem and the early Wills. County historians have occasionally availed themselves of the wills of our ancestors, but it has been chiefly for the purpose of ascertaining descent of pedigree and estate. Surtees has, in his History of Durham, gone a step further than this. Dei Gratia Dunelmensis Episcopus aeternam in Domino salutem . WILLS INVENTORIES ILLUSTHATIVE OF THE HISTORY, MANNERS, LANGUAGE, STATISTICS, &c. NICHOLS AND SON, PARLIAMENT STREET : WILLIAM PICKERING, CHANCERY LANE. Northumb.] It has been above remarked, that this source of infor- mation has been hitherto almost entirely unexplored. , (From the original Probate among the Muniments of Sherborne Hospital.] Omnibus prjpsentes literas visviris vel audituris W. Under the former class may be enumerated B X PREFACE. Capellse Sancti Ed- mundi de Gatesheved tunicam et dealmaticam de Cendalle viridi; et auriculare de serico ad Textum subportandum .

They come, however, fully within our plan, and throw great light upon the clerical d»ess, church furniture, &c., &c., of their respective periods. Historiae Pompeii Trogi , Prosper de Contemplativa et Activa Vita . In the latter year he resigned his See, aud dying at Stockton ia 1257, was buried in the Chapter House of Durham Cathedral. TESTAMENTUM MARTINI DE SANCTA CRUCE, MAGISTRI HOSPITALIS DE SHERBORN.

3 Galfrid Bufus, Chancellor of Kngland, consecrated Bishop of Durham, 6th Aug., 1133— built the presen Chapter House of Durham, in which he was buried in 1140. Fecit eciam in Eeclesia, coram altari, tria ex argento baccilia cum unciis suis argenteis, cristal- lis mixtim insertis, dependi, in quibus lumina, die noctuque, perpetuo ardentia, ob venerationem Sancti Patris Cuthberti et Reliquiarum lucerent ; alia quoque in circuitu Altaris ad instar coronae super candelabra poni, quae, Majoribus Solempniis accensa, Ecclesiam suis fulgoribus irradiarent : ad quae susti- ' Hugh Pudsev, Archdeacon of Winchester, and Treasurer of York Cathe- dral, consecrated I3ishop of Durham by the Pope in 1153, when only twenty- five years of age — Earl of Northumberland and Sadberge— Justiciary of £ng. It'm I gyue to my cosin henrye Vghtred my blak tafiytay gowne a black velvett yerken furred w"^ blake lame To cuthbert ogle my sister sone my yonge stoned horse — Thomas Ogle and Robert ogle my systers sonnes y^ Revertion off Rauff Ellekers Leasse off the olde more after y® decease of John Ogle broy to George Ogle — to my vncle oswyne ogle y" Ridding vnto such tyme as he shall enter vnto twysell & to have tymbre necessarie dely vered for buyldyng an howsse y to dwell vpon — my cosing George ogle — my vncle lewes ogle — to y^ said George ogle a yonge gray horse called storie in Remembrane off my good will — to will'm clarke Thomas clarke seconnd sonne the avoyson at the next vacac'on or avoydaunc off" ye p'sonage off shepwashe next and after y® death of Sir Tliomas ogle nowe incumbent off y® same — to John Ellys my s'vand a younge baye geldinge w"^ a whyte snypp off y^ nose — to w'"" snawfell the best young gelding he wyll chuse emongest my young horses — to y" • Robert, sixth Lord Ogle, son and heir of Robert, fifth Lord Ogle, whose Will is prhited above [No. 119.] — Deputy Warden of the Marches, under the Marquis of Dorset, in 1547. Inter ALIA, y® Queues ma''*^' armes in frame vj^viij'*.