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Grant, by tripartite indenture, of the capital messuage which John of Cambridge, knight, granted to the Alderman and brethren of the Gild of St Mary, 1353-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC01/P/2

Scope and Contents

to find two chaplains to celebrate for the souls of John, his father, and others in the church of St Mary , to 'Le Master and scholars' of the College, founded by the combined gilds of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, which college now holds the said messuage by charter of enfeoffment of the said gilds licensed by the king. In return, the Master and scholars are to find two chaplains to celebrate for John’s soul in the churches of St Botolph and St Bene’t..
Witnesses: Stephen son of John Morice, mayor; William of Horwode, Henry of Tangmere, Daniel of Felsted, Richard of Ardern.
The property forms part of the college site.


  • Creation: 1353-06-26

Biographical / Historical

son and heir of John of Cambridge

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

XXXI 50 (formerly 42)

Physical Description



Seal: round; armorial; legend (edge chipped but shield complete)

Date information

DateText: Wednesday after the Feast of St John the Baptist [24 June], 27 Ed.III.


Thomas of Cambridge

Finding aid date

2004-03-08 10:36:30+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Corpus Christi College Archives Repository

Corpus Christi College
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1RH United Kingdom