Name: John Walden
Occupation: Master of the Grocer?s Company
CITG: Grocers (Master)
Change Date: 6 MAR 2013
John WALDERNE (WALDEN) (ca.1410-1464) of London. Grocer. Merchant of the Staple of Calais.
= Margery, daughter of Richard Rich of London(q.v.). (H.P.p.914)
1439 He obtained the custody of the daughter of William Forster, skinner of London. (ibid.)
1441 He was a juror. (ibid.)
1448-50 Auditor of London. (ibid.)
20 Oct.1449 He and John Haryngdon were granted the right to ship wool and wool-fells,
retaining subsidies to the value of £111 11s 4d a year for four years, until they
be repaid £446 5s 4d which they had loaned to Henry. (C.P.R.1446-52 p.315)
1450 He lent money for the defence of Calais. (H.P.p.914)
12 Jun. 1453 Distributor of a tax allowance in London. (C.F.R.1452-61 p.53)
1453-4 M.P.London. (H.P.p.914)
Sheriff of London. (ibid.)
2 Dec.1453 He and Thomas Cooke(q.v.) certified that Richard Joynour tarried in London,
breaking the terms of his protection. (ibid.p.141)
16 Apr.1454 On a commission to levy £300 from the inhabitants of London
30 May He and Thomas Cooke(q.v.) certified that William Grevy tarried in London.
7 Jul. He and Thomas Cooke(q.v.) certified that Luke de Fenell tarried in London.
24 Oct. Alderman. (H.P.p.914)
1454-64 Alderman of Candlewick Ward. (www.patpatterson.ud/aldermen_1400.shm)
1455-6 Master of the Grocer?s Company. (ibid.)
1456 A trustee of the marriage settlement of Elizabeth of York. (H.P.p.914)
1457-9 Auditor of London. (ibid.)
9 Jan. 1458 Pardoned. (ibid.)
16 May He was one of those licensed to ship wool to Calais without paying customs
until they be repaid money lent to the Mayor and Society of the Staple for
for the conduct of an embassy to Philip of Burgundy. (C.P.R.1452-61 p.423)
1459-60 He occurs in the accounts of the Mercers? Company. (Jefferson p.1133)
3 Sep.1460 On a commission to hear an appeal in London. (C.P.R.1452-61 p.685)
21 Sep.1461 He was one of those present at the Guildhall when John Lock(q.v.) and George
Irland(q.v.) were elected Sheriffs.
25 Sep. He was present when Robert Bowherst was appointed collector of all issues and amercements of vendors of ale in the City of London.
21 Oct. He was one of those who granted the office of Garbelage of Spices to John Stokes, grocer(q.v.). (ibid.)
28 Oct. One of those who ordained that Mondays should be reserved for City matters only. (ibid.)
1 Mar.1462 He was one of those who made an ordinance that the Fishmongers, who
had made certain ordinances on account, should show them to the Court,
and in future they should use no ordinance until they had had it
confirmed by the Court. (ibid.)
9 Apr. He put his seal to the gift of the goods and chattels of William Hewbolde,
baker, of London, as William?s seal was not well known.
21 Sep. He was present when Bartholomew James(q.v.) and William Hampton(q.v.) ere elected Sheriffs.
1462-3 Master of the Grocers? Company. (H.P.p.914)
20 Sep.1463 He was one of those who agreed that the discharge of William York(q.v.) from holding office should hold true.
21 Sep. He was present at the Guildhall when Thomas Muschamp(q.v.)(q.v.) and Robert Bassett(q.v.) were elected Sheriffs. (ibid.)
3 Feb.1464 He was allowed to hold his mansion house for the rest of his life.
26 Apr. Pardoned. (C.P.R.1461-67 p.351)
28 May He was one of those who received a petition from the Beer Brewers.
M.P. London H53-4- M. Margery, da. of Richard Rich of London ;12 she survived him, and in 1471 £25 was owed by Margery, late wife of John Walderne, late of Clare, Suffolk. In 1439 John Walderne, grocer, obtained the custody of the da.
Father: Alexander Walden
Margaret or Margery Rich b: ABT 1430 in London, Middlesex