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Company / Occupation: Bureller

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1289-90 St. Edmond, Fulk
Sheriff Bureller 1  
1309-10 of St. Edmond, James2
Sheriff Bureller 3  
1311-12 Merwod, Simon
Sheriff Bureller 4  

Notes

(Any abbreviated sources are listed in full below the notes.)

1Bureller: LBA (LMA MS: COL/AD/01/001) fo. 102r, Fulk de St. Edmond, 'buriler,' elected sheriff 1289. Bureller = maker of burel (coarse woollen cloth; see OED s.v. Burel, 1, and also Calendar LBB, p. 20 n. 1).

2Son of Fulk de St. Edmond (Annales Londonienses p. 158 [the 1289-90 sheriff?]).

3Bureller: Mayors and Sheriffs (Additions) p. 213. Bureller = maker of burel (coarse woollen cloth; see OED s.v. Burel, 1, and also Calendar LBB, p. 20 n. 1).

4Bureller: Mayors and Sheriffs (Additions) p. 213. Bureller = maker of burel (coarse woollen cloth; see OED s.v. Burel, 1, and also Calendar LBB, p. 20 n. 1).

Note Sources

Annales Londonienses: Annales Londonienses, in Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I. and Edward II., ed. William Stubbs. Rolls Series #76, vol. 1. London: HMSO, 1882. Pp. 1-251.

Calendar LB: Calendar of Letter-Books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guildhall, ed. Reginald R. Sharpe. 11 vols. (A-I, K-L). London: Corporation of London, 1889-1912.

Mayors and Sheriffs (Additions): Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London A.D. 1188 to A.D. 1274, ed. and trans. Henry Thomas Riley. London: Trubner, 1863. Additional material from Liber de Antiquis Legibus.

OED: Oxford English Dictionary. Compact edition, complete text reproduced micrographically. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.

LB: Letter Book. Manuscript series (from A onward) at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).

LMA MS: Manuscript at the London Metropolitan Archives, London.

Notes About Company Names

Grocers were originally called Pepperers; the company appears to have emerged as Grocers in 1372; and the Merchant Taylors were until 6 January 1503 the Tailors and Linen Armourers. For both companies the original name is used until the year of the change, and then the new name, regardless of whether the sources consulted use the old or the new designation. The Fishmongers and the Stockfishmongers were originally different companies which, after one union which did not succeed, were finally united on a permanent basis in 1536. The two different names are here reproduced until 1536, from which year only the Fishmonger designation is used, regardless of the readings of the sources. (See Companies / Occupations, on the site menu, for reference sources.)