The Churches of Coventry
...left his sheep encumbered in the mire, And ran unto London, unto Saint Foul's, To seekë him a chantery for souls.
The number of chantries in the different cathedrals varied very greatly, Lichfield had eighty-seven, St. Paul's thirty-seven, York only three. Monks' churches had few or none while in town churches they were numerous, London having one hundred and eighty, York forty-two, Coventry at least fifteen besides the twelve gild priests of the chapel of Babelake. Most were founded in connection with an