Would appreciate hearing from anyone who is working on Richard Hassall, Mayor of Coventry in 1511.
PERSONS/8/504 Hassall, Richard 1496 - 1524 This draper was a sheriff in 1500 and mayor in 1511. See PA100/38/1.In 1496 Hassall was a warden. In 1511 Hassall was interested in a Little Park St. messuage - see BA/A/B/33/1. Qua Trinity Guild feoffee, see PA56/58/6 (1524).
DEEDS AND PAPERS DR10/405 1 April 1531
Parchment, 6½ x 8 ins. Language: Latin
Contents: Feoffment from William Wicame of Coventr' draper, to William Norton', John Foxall', Cuthbert Joynor, Christopher Waren, Thomas Smyth junior, William Jeynyns, John Mordock junior, William Beilie junior and Thomas Ryley of Coventr' drapers, of all those messuages lands rents reversions and services which he had jointly with Richard Prat chaplain, Thomas Bonde, John Haddon', John Divale, Richard Hassall', Thomas Grove, Hugh Dawes and Richard Semynges of Coventr' drapers, deceased, by the feoffment of Richard Foxall' and Richard Baron' of Coventr' drapers, (feoffees to the uses declared in the last will of Thomas Bradmedow formerly of Coventr' draper, deceased) even as by the charter of the said Richard Foxall and Richard Baron dated 30 July, 20 Henry VII appears [no. DR10/399]; to hold of the chief lord of the fee to the uses declared in the last will of the said Thomas Bradmedowe. Appointment of William Smyth and William Towers drapers, as attornies to deliver seisin of the premises. Dated: 1 April, 22 Henry VIII. Signed: per me Wyllyam Wycom Tag and seal lost. Note at foot: Memorandum that the land arrable in Stichall is x acres and xxvii roodes
[no title] PA 100/38/1 16th Jan, 1488
These documents are held at Coventry Archives
Contents: Feoffment by Giles Southam, gent., of Thomas Maydeford (of Coventry) with a messuage in Hill St. "against Bablake" between Tailors' Co. lands (formerly William Palmer's) and Henry Botelar (formerly Richard Donyngton's), extending from the street to "Hillmylnbroke" which G. Southam had by feoffment from Nicholas Harpesfeld (son of Thomas); Richard Hassall (of Coventry, draper) appointed attorney to deliver seisin: witnesses - Thomas Bailey, mayor; John Mathewe and Thomas Turner, sheriffs; John Derlyng, Roger Wode et al.