Monument record MYO5078 - Peter Lane Maison Dieu


Founded by John de Derthyngton before 1390. There was a reference to poor men in the house in 1474.


Grid reference Centred SE 6033 5175 (1m by 0m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

In Peter Lane was a Maison Dieu founded by John de Darthyngton. In his will dated 15th March, 1401/2, he leaves 6s 8d to each poor bedfast person in an almshouse he founded in Peter Lane. It existed in 1390 when Roger de Moreton left money to it. In 1407 Laurentia Van Harlam left 4d to every bed in one of which lay her husband. The last reference is 1470 in the ill of Elizabeth Dugdale.

Raine. A. 1955. Mediaeval York. p.165

NMR Information

1 Union Terrace : excavations in the Horsefair. Microfiche in pocket inside back cover 1989 by J D Richards, C Heighway and S Donaghey 19 vol.11, fasc.1
2 Medieval religious houses in England and Wales 1971 by David Knowles and R Neville Hadcock p408

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Jul 4 2020 3:24PM


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