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- Standard Name is exactly "Aleyn, Thomas"
Beaven Chronological Record: Thomas Aleyn,¹ Mercer. 1415. Replaced Aghton. Cripplegate, 1415–22. Master Mercers 1416, 1422; (? M.P. East Grinstead 1393, 1413). Will [H.R. 176 (18)] July 8, 1437; enrolled April 15, 1448. [Notes: ¹. Aleyn was acting as Alderman of Cripplegate as early as Dec. 23, 1415 [H.R. 143 (53)].] [Beaven notes (V.I, p. 8, 135): T. Aleyn, was serving for (Cripplegate) Ward as early as December 23, 1415 (H.R. 143 (53)), but Cotton continued to be an Alderman until November 26, 1416 (Journal 1, f. 4 b). Michell left Castle Baynard for Bridge in 1415, as he was Alderman of that Ward on October 5, and his predecessor (N. Aghton) on April 24 in that year (H.R. 143 (37, 31)). Perneys was elected Alderman of Castle Baynard December 18, 1416, very shortly after Cotton's discharge. It will thus be seen that the interval between Aleyn's appearance as Alderman of Cripplegate and Cotton's discharge from the office of Alderman almost exactly corresponds with those between…
Beaven II, 5
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