The inquest ad quod damnum for the Northfolk Chantry at St. Mary Castlegate, York (1318)

Sharon Hubbs Wright


The article transcribes Thomas de Northfolk of Naburn's application to alienate under mortmain a rent in York to support a family chantry. It considers the significance of chantries in general and considers Thomas de Northfolk’s motivations for founding a chantry which may have been connected with the death of his brother.


English Chancery; Chantry; Northfolk (Norfolk); Mortmain

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