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Appendix VII: Miscellaneous, 1679

Pages 1653-1665

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 7, 1681-1685. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1916.

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Miscellaneous, 1679

ESTIMATES AND ACCOUNTS, 1679.
Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
1679. A COMPUTATION OF THE CHARGE OF THE GOVERNMENT, 1679. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 17.
  l. s. d.
Navy 400,000 0 0
Army and Garrisons 182,000 0 0
Tangier 55,000 0 0
Household 110,000 0 0
Buildings and repair [Board of Works] 12,000 0 0
Privy Purse 30,000 0 0
Intelligence 4,000 0 0
Treasurer of the Chamber 25,000 0 0
Great Wardrobe 24,000 0 0
[Band of Gentlemen] Pensioners 6,000 0 0
Robes 5,000 0 0
Jewel house 3,000 0 0
Ordnance [Office], ordinary and extraordinary 60,000 0 0
Pensions 150,000 0 0
Queen Consort 40,000 0 0
Ambassadors and Agents etc. 20,000 0 0
Foreign Ambassadors and presents 10,000 0 0
Judges 12,000 0 0
Courts at Ludlow: Masters of
Chancery and Request 2,500 0 0
Angel gold for Healing 1,200 0 0
Master of the Horse for [purchase of] horses 2,000 0 0
Master of the Stud 500 0 0
Creation money 1,500 0 0
Lord Privy Seal's diet 1,400 0 0
Liberates out of the Exchequer 1,500 0 0
Dormant privy seal 300 0 0
Chief officers of Falconry besides allowance for two casts of hawks 1,000 0 0
Harriers 700 0 0
Tents and toils 500 0 0
The Tower expense for prisoners 768 0 0
Keepers of game and forests 107 15 10
  £1,161,975 15 10
AN ABSTRACT OF THE SUMS OF MONEY WHICH HAVE BEEN ACTUALLY PAID BETWEEN THE 27TH DAY OF MARCH, 1679, AND LADY DAY, 1684, TO THE RESPECTIVE TREASURERS OF THE NAVY OR THEIR ASSIGNEES UPON ACCOUNT OF THE NAVY AND VICTUALLING THEREOF. Ibid, f. 19.
Payments made after the 27th of March, 1679, upon tallies and registered orders of dates preceding that day, viz.:
  l. s. d.
out of the Customs: (anno 1679) 128,000l.; (anno 1680) 25,000l. Total, 153,000l.  
out of the Twelve Months' [part of the Eighteen Months'] tax: (anno 1679) 97,000l.  
out of the arrears of old taxes, 217l. 16s. 5d. Full total of the above 250,217 16 5
Payments made within the said five years by orders signed by the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, viz.  
out of the Customs: (anno 1679) 203,739l. 8s. 0d.; (anno 1680) 178,992l. 11s. 7½d.; (anno 1681) 325,574l. 15s. 8d.; (anno 1682) 345,739l. 14s. 8d.; (anno 1683) 226,220l. 17s. 6d. Total 1,280,267 7
out of the Excise: (anno 1679) 44,697l.; (anno 1680) 12,980l. 18s. 7d.; (anno 1681) 8,000l.; (anno 1682) 2,000l. Total 67,677 18 7
out of the Hearthmoney: (anno 1679) 6,000l; (anno 1681) 4,529l. 1s. 7½d.; (anno 1683) 3,567l. 11s. 2d. Total 14,096 12
out of ditto [the Hearthmoney] for the [French war] debt of the Eastland Merchants cast up at Mich., 1679: (anno 1681) 18,419l. 10s. 3¾d. and 32,000l.; (anno 1682) 32,000l. and 34,000l. Total 116,419 10
out of Wine Licence money: (anno 1681) 345l.; (anno 1683) 2,000l. Total 2,345 0 0
out of the Queen's [Portuguese] portion: (anno 1679) 1,712 19
out of the Marquess of Winchester's orders: (anno 1680) 5,593 6 3
out of the East India Company's present to the King: (anno 1681) 8,600l.; (anno 1682) 10,750l.; (anno 1683) 5,250l. 24,600 0 0
out of the Seventeen Months' Assessments for the Thirty Ships: (anno 1679) 20,200l.; (anno 1680) 1,024l. 7s. 4d.; (anno 1681) 1,142l. 11s. 4d. (anno 1683) 500l. 11s. 11½d. Total 22,867 10
out of loans made at the Exchequer on credit of the revenues: (anno 1679) 161,279l. 11s. 0d.; (anno 1680) 123,916l. 15s. 7½d.; (anno 1681) 24,885l. 14s. 7d.; (anno 1683) 88,403l. 2s. 10d. Total 398,485 4
out of the order No. 86 on the Twelve Months' [part of the Eighteen Months'] tax assigned by Sir John James et al. (anno 1679) 15,000 0 0
Totals: anno 1679 677,846 14  
Totals: anno 1680 347,507 19 5  
" 1681 423,496 13  
" 1682 424,489 14 8  
" 1683 325,942 3  
  2,199,283 5 10 12
The medium of these five years is 439,856l. 13s. 2 1/10d.
AN ACCOUNT SHOWING WHAT DEBTS HIS MAJESTY OWED AT INTEREST ON THE 27TH DAY OF MARCH, 1679; EXCLUDING THE POSTPONED [FUNDED] DEBTS OF THE BANKERS et al. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 21.
  l. s. d.
[the debt] on the Excise.  
to George Dashwood and partners [Farmers of Excise] for money by them advanced on the general farm [of the Excise] which commenced at Midsummer, 1677, the whole being recouped after the said 27th March, 1679 250,000l.
to ditto, being lent 1678, Oct. 30, on the credit of the surplus [of the Excise] 30,000
to ditto for so much advanced by them in part of 270,000l. advance money on the Excise farm commencing 1680, June 24, and disposed by order of the Earl of Danby [thus] viz.: to pay eight tallies struck 24 May, 1678, for the Forces, 58,352l. 9s. 6d.  
one tally dated 11 Feb., 1678–9, for the Household, 8,000l.  
part of a tally of 8,000l. of same date for same, 3,467l. 10s. 6d. 70,000  
  350,000 0 0
to the late sub-farmers of [the Excise of] Wales and the four Northern Counties for so much advanced on their first sub-farm 13,800 0 0
to Richard Kent and Charles Duncomb, esquires, on the Fifth part of the Excise; as per account of their payments subsequent to the said 27th March, 1679 87,970 1 3
to sundry [persons] on tallies for the [Royal] Household.  
3 Dec., 1678 100 0 0  
25 Feb. [1678–9] 100 0 0  
11 Feb. [_] 4,352 9 6  
Ditto 8,000 0 0  
Ditto 20,000 0 0  
Ditto 1,450 0 0  
14 Feb. [_] 16,005 0 0  
17 April [1678] 150 0 0  
14 May 9,842 3 2  
Ditto 3,600 0 0  
12 June 27,350 0 0  
21 Oct. 26,750 0 0  
18 Feb. [1678–9] 53,800 0 0  
  171,499 12 8
[to sundry persons upon tallies for the] Forces 30 June, 1678 7,500 0 0  
3 Mar. [1678–9] 58,000 0 0  
  65,500 0 0
Total £688,769 14 4
Memorandum: all the said sums amounting to this sum of 688,769l. 14s. 4d. have been actually paid out of his Majesty's revenue of Excise since the 27th of March, 1679, as may appear on the half yearly accounts of his Majesty's revenues kept by me [Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt] wherein are expressed the particular time and sum of each payment vouched by the weekly certificates of the Commissioners and Comptroller of Excise ready to be produced.
Memorandum: also that besides this said sum on the 27th of March, 1679, there were charged in tallies on this revenue the sums of 37,500l. part of those [tallies] struck for the Forces 20 Aug., 1678, for the half year [expenditure of the Army] commencing 1678, June 30; and 35,000l. struck 18 Mar., 1678, for the New [Raised] Forces: in all 72,500l. which [tallies] were delivered by privy seal dated March, 1679–80.
Memorandum also: that the sum of 200,000l. was made payable, when the Earl of Danby was Lord Treasurer, to Sir John James and partners by orders registered on the Twelve Months' tax for paying off tallies on the Excise in course; of which sum they assigned away 99,000l. for his Majesty's use by order of the said late Lord Treasurer, pursuant to letters patent in that behalf. And as to the sum of 101,000l. residue thereof which was unassigned upon the said 27th of March, 1679, the same (excepting what is undermentioned) hath been applied over and above the payments out of Excise towards discharging the accounts of the said Sir John James and Company for the money by them advanced before the 27th March, 1679, or for the interest or gratuity thereof. So it is to be understood that no part of this sum of 101,000l. hath satisfied any of the tallies comprehended within the said sum of 688,769l. 14s. 4d. or been applicable to the support of any his Majesty's affairs other than the satisfaction of the said Sir John James and Company as aforesaid, excepting only 15,000l. assigned for the Navy, 3,500l. for money lent by Mr. Johnson to his Majesty and 3,128l. to Mr. Guy, who received and paid back the same into the Exchequer: which are all the assignments I can find to be made by them to his Majesty's proper use out of the said 101,000l. that remained as aforesaid.
Memorandum also: that 29,099l. 15s. 2d. was at—[sic] last due to Sir John James and Company for their general balance over and above the abovesaid payments out of the Excise and the Twelve Months' [part of the Eighteen Months'] tax.
[The debt] on the Customs.
  l. s. d. l. s. d.
To Richard Kent and Charles Duncomb, esquires, for so much by them advanced at interst and gratuity to the persons undernamed by direction of the Earl of Danby and comprehended in their interest account for the quarter ended at Lady day, 1679, viz.:  
to Anthony Stephens [for the] Navy 27 April, 1677 10,000 0 0  
ditto, 12 May 11,200 0 0  
ditto, 14 May 7,000 0 0  
ditto, 15 May 1,800 0 0  
ditto, 20 July 15,000 0 0  
ditto, 26 Sept. 5,000 0 0  
ditto, 15 Nov. 5,000 0 0  
to John Tregagle 13 July [for purposes as below] 10,000 0 0  
ditto, 11 Sept. [1677] 10,000 0 0  
ditto, 1 Feb. [1677–8] 9,000 0 0  
ditto, 12 June, 1678 2,220 17 0  
to the Duke of Monmouth 21 [_] 2,752 19 3  
to Sir Leo Jenkins, 28 [_] 2,445 13 5  
to Sir William Temple, 2 July 2,683 0 0  
to Sir William Godolphin, 1 Oct. and 24 Oct. 5,842 0 0  
to Lawr. Hide, 6 Sept. 867 12 4  
to the Wardrobe, 1 Oct. 5,600 0 0  
to Mr. Legouch, 9 [_] 2,000 0 0  
to Mr. Mountague 9 [_] 1,473 2 10  
to the Navy, 6 Nov. 2,500 0 0  
to Sir Leo Jenkins, 6 Nov. 1,300 0 0  
to Sir Edw. Wood, 6 Nov. 910 0 0  
to Sir Richd. Bulstrode, 8 and 15 Nov. 455 0 0  
to Sir Peter Wyche, 10 Nov. 273 0 0  
to Mr. Meredith, 12 Nov. 482 0 0  
to Mr. Soames, 5 Dec. 455 0 0  
to Sir M. Westcomb, 5 Dec. 364 0 0  
to the Duke of Monmouth, 10 Dec. 2,500 0 0  
to Mr. Kent et al., 25 Dec. 3,576 5 5  
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, 11 Feb. and 21 Mar. 10,000 0 0  
to the Earl of Sunderland, 15 Feb. and 17 Mar. 2,742 17 2  
to Mr. Skelton, 7 [? Mar.] 1,985 0 0  
to Mr. Meredith, 21 Feb. 182 0 0  
to Sir R. Bulstrode, 22 [_] 227 10 0  
to the Privy Purse, 25 [_] 3,000 0 0  
to Sir Edwd. Wood, 25 [_] 1,498 7 6  
to Mr. Chudleigh, 26 [_] 364 0 0  
to Sir Leo Jenkins, 27 [_] 1,300 0 0  
to Mr. Brisbane, 1 Mar. 389 0 0  
to the Navy, 1, 5 and 24 Mar. 15,000 0 0  
to Mr. Savile, 7 [Mar.] 1,080 0 0  
  160,469 4 11
[Memorandum:] whereas it may be said that the above four sums advanced to Mr. Tregagle, making 31,220l. 17s. 0d. were for buying of tin which [tin fund] was left to repay the same, 'tis answered that this sum ought nevertheless to be brought into this account of debts owing by his Majesty at interest on 27 Mar., 1679, for that the same appears to be then due to Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncomb and interest and reward was afterwards paid for the same out of the revenue.
Memorandum: that Mr. Kent in his account of Customs was allowed 10,000l. towards repayment of the said money advanced.
And memorandum: that Mr. Bertie in his late account (within the sum which passed for secret service) had allowance for moneys by him paid to the Earl of Danby by the King's order out of the proceed of tin.
Memorandum: also that in the account of his Majesty's debts at interest at Michaelmas, 1684, there is comprehended 8,000l. advanced by Mr. Duncomb to buy tin to make farthings, although the farthings will more than repay that 8,000l.; which makes the reason for inserting this 31,220l. here to be the stronger.
  l. s. d.
[Debt owing] to the East India Company, remainder of their debt for money lent and saltpetre [supplied to the King] as per account of their payments subsequent to the 27th Mar., 1679 66,083 10 5
Total debt on the Customs 226,552 15 4
Memorandum: there were tallies struck on the Customs for 52,000l. for the Forces, bearing date the 18th of March, 1678–9, which carried on the service for the quarter ending at Midsummer, 1679, and are not comprehended on these accounts.
[The debt] on the Hearthmoney. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 22b.
  l. s. d.
to John Perry and Edward Buckley [being the unsatisfied remainder or] rest of 125,000l. by them advanced and [re]payable [to them] by detainer on 19 Sept., 1679 37,500 0 0
money which they advanced to Sir Phillip Lloyd 1,200 0 0
money advanced by Antho. Rowe and partners, [as] part of [their Hearthmoney farm advance money] of 150,000l. 148,812 4 1
  £187,512 4 1
The debt of the Eastland Merchants.
  l. s. d.
[owing from the King] to the creditors of the Navy [for stores advanced to the Navy] upon account of a war against the French King 116,946 10
[similarly owing] to the creditors of the Ordnance upon account of ditto 69,639 7
  £186,585 17
[The debt] on [the] Wine Licences.
  l. s. d.
to Nathaniell Curzon, esq., et al. for the [unsatisfied remainder or] rest of 20,000l. which they advanced as per account of 25 Mar., 1679 5,214 1 4
to Nathaniell Curzon, Robert Ryves et al. for more by them advanced on tallies according to account delivered to the Auditor 7,866 5  
interest for same to 25 Mar., 1679, per account 667 5 0  
  8,533 10
  £13,747 11 11½
Other particulars which were owing at interest the 27th March, 1679, and were under the postpone, but are here inserted because interest hath been usually paid for them since that time and they are included in the account of debts at interest owing 29 Sept., 1684, viz.:
  l. s. d.
to Mr. Warner, Master of the [King's] Barges, for [the purchase from him of] a house at Greenwich 1,254 0 0
to Major Brett; on an Exchequer order 2,000 0 0
to Col. Buller on the like 3,436 16 10¼
to Sir John Lethulier on the like 1,500 0 0
  £8,190 16 10
Total [of debts].
  l. s. d.
on the Excise 688,769 14 4
on the Customs 226,552 15 4
on the Hearthmoney 187,512 4 1
Eastland Merchants' debt 186,585 17
on Wine Licences 13,747 11 11½
other particulars aforesaid 8,190 16 10¼
  £1,311,359 0
Besides the advance money etc., which was on the Irish revenue, [on] the Four and a Half per cent. duty at Barbados and the Leeward Islands and on the Law [Duty] farm, of which the account is not yet adjusted.
  l. s. d.
The said total of debts at interest on 27th Mar., 1679, is 1,311,359 0
the total of the debts at interest on 29th Sept. 1684, as per account thereof is 609,198 17
so the debts at interest are lessened in 5½ years by 702,160 2 7
The interest of this exonerated sum of 702,160l. 2s. 7d. at 8 per cent. is 56,172l. 16s. 0d. per an. and at 6 per cent. is 42,129l. 12s. 0d. per an.
A PARTICULAR OF HIS MAJESTY'S DEBTS 31 MARCH, 1679. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 25.
  l.
To the Navy, 557,233l. debt; and 150,000l. for the enlarging the dimensions of the Thirty Ships: against which are tallies and assignments of 140,248l. leaving a remain of debt unassigned of 566,985
Besides this debt the ships now in pay by estimate come to 18,024l. per month.
to the Ordnance, 293,050l. debt against which are tallies and assignments of 50,833l. leaving a remainder of debt unassigned of 242,217
to Tangier [garrison]: debt 42,900
to the Forces and to the Household: these debts are all assigned on funds
to the Privy Purse: about 23,000l. debt; against which are tallies and assignments of 8,707l. leaving a remainder of debt unassigned of 14,293
l.
to the Works: 39,478l. debt; against which are tallies and assignments of 6,500l. leaving a remainder of debt unassigned of 32,978
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, debt 35,000
to the Stables, debt 12,536
to the Wardrobe, debt 47,516l.; against which are tallies and assignments of 6,573l. leaving a remainder of debt unassigned of 40,943
to ambassadors: most of these debts are placed on funds.
to the Robes: debt 5,000
to the Tents and Toils; debt (this is supposed to be an extravagant account) 29,047
to the Tower expense, claimed by Sir John Robinson, about 8,000
to the Secretary of State; debt, 6,024l.: against which are tallies and assignments of 3,000l. leaving a remainder debt unassigned of 3,024
to the Queen and Duke [of York] 9,050
to salaries and pensions by estimate, about 200,000
£1,229,437
TOTAL OF THE [CURRENT AND UNFUNDED] DEBT 31 MARCH, 1679. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 27.
l.
Debt by tallies on the three great branches of the revenue [viz. Customs, Excise and Hearthmoney] 1,090,757
debt by money advanced on the farm of Excise and Hearthmoney 400,000
debt to offices etc., for which no funds are yet assigned 1,229,437
£2,720,194
There will come in from Sir John James and partners 101,000l. of orders on the [Eighteen Months'] tax when their accounts shall be stated and their demands cleared.
'Tis alleged that the tallies do clear the old Troops to Midsummer [1679] by computation 55,000l.
There is tin deposited in Mr. Kent's hands to the value of 30,000l.
PENSIONS BY LETTERS PATENT CHARGED ON THE EXCISE, TOGETHER WITH WHAT IS IN ARREAR ON EACH OF THEM ON THE 25TH MARCH, 1679. Ibid, fo. 29.
Yearly sum. Arrear.
  l. s. d. l. s. d.
Sir William Killegrew (patent dated 10 Nov., 1665) 500 0 0 125 0 0
Duke of York (patent dated 18 Jan., 1670-1) 24,000 0 0 6,000 0 0
William, Lord Crofts (patent dated 20 Sept., 1672) 1,000 0 0 3,000 0 0
the Queen (patent dated 20 Dec., 1672) 10,972 19 3 2,743 4
Tho. Howard of Berks, esq. (patent dated 30 Dec., 1672) 300 0 0 75 0 0
Lady Henr. Mar. Howard (patent of same date) 200 0 0 50 0 0
Richard, Lord Byron, and Christopher Cratford (patent dated 30 May, 1673) 500 0 0 125 0 0
Duke of Monmouth (patent dated 18 June, 1673) 8,000 0 0 4,000 0 0
Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley (patent dated 19 June, 1673) 1,000 0 0 500 0 0
Earl of Arlington (patent dated 21 June, 1673) 2,000 0 0 4,000 0 0
Arthur, Earl of Anglesea (patent dated 15 Sept., 1673) 3,000 0 0 3,000 0 0
Col. Francis Windham and heirs (patent dated 1 Oct., 1673) 600 0 0
Heneage Lord Finch etc. (patent dated 6 Dec., 1673) 4,000 0 0 2,300 0 0
Edward Progers (patent dated 16 Feb., 1673–4) 200 0 0 200 0 0
Duke of Buckingham (patent dated 2 July, 1674) 2,500 0 0 5,000 0 0
Visct. Ranelagh (patent dated 27 Aug., 1674) 1,500 0 0 2,250 0 0
Lord Hatton (patent dated 24 Sept., 1674) 1,000 0 0 1,500 0 0
the Queen (patent dated 9 Oct., 1674) 1,236 16 1 ½ 309 4
Visct. Grandison etc. in trust for the Duchess of Cleveland etc. (patent dated 9 Oct., 1674 6,000 0 0 3,000 0 0
Col. Tho. Howard of Suffolk (patent dated 20 Oct., 1674) 300 0 0 75 0 0
Earls of Southhampton, Euston and Northum-berland (patents dated 22 Oct. 1674) each 3,000l. 9,000 0 0 4,500 0 0
Earl of Derby for indigent ministers in the Isle of Man (patent dated 10 April, 1675) 100 0 0 100 0 0
  £77,909 15 4 ½ £43,052 8 10
AN ACCOUNT OF THE BRANCHES OF HIS MAJESTY'S REVENUES WHICH HAVE EXPIRED SINCE THE 27TH OF MARCH, 1679, WHEN THE SAID REVENUES WERE PUT UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RT. HONBLE. THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S TREASURY. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 31.
l. s. d.
The new impost on wines and vinegar, after it had been enjoyed by the Crown eleven years, determined on the 1st of Aug., 1681: which impost (notwithstanding the prohibition of French wines that commenced the 20th of March, 1677–8) amounted for the last three years of the [said] eleven years (as per Mr. Lytcot's accounts) to 344,621l. 5s. 1¼d. which by a medium is per an. 114,873 15 0
The Additional Excise on beer, ale and other liquors, which was enjoyed nine years, determined on the 24th of June, 1680: which Additional [Excise] was a Fifth of the whole duty: and the whole duty of Excise for the year ended 1680, June 24, being (as per the account) 686,640l. 9s. 0¼d., the Fifth part was 137,328 1 9 ½
The imposition on Proceedings at Law which endured for nine years expired the 1st of May, 1680, and was farmed at per an. 20,000 0 0
The Coinage duty for defraying the charge of the Mint began the 20th of Dec., 1666, and ended with the session of Parliament anno 1680, and was, per estimation per an. about 10,000 0 0
Total £282,201 16 9 ½
WAGES [OF THE KING'S SERVANTS] CHARGED UPON THE TREASURER OF THE CHAMBER'S OFFICE. Ibid, fo. 33.
l. s. d.
New year's gifts, rewards and largesse 500 0 0
Lord Almoner 500 0 0
Clerk of the Closet 8 0 0
Serjeant of the Vestry 60 0 0
six Trumpeters and one Serjeant 460 0 0
24 violins 1,126 1 2
five wind music 232 14 2
15 private music 814 7 6
26 footmen and one pensioner 1,080 0 0
four child riders 63 18 0
Falconers 363 14 10
Cormorant keepers 84 0 0
Huntsmen 1,985 19 9 ½
three other hound keepers, one yeoman and two grooms 79 0 10
one yeoman of the leash, one groom and three children 12 0 0
one Master of the Tents and Toils and two yeomen 173 16 8
three foresters 36 10 0
Yeomen of Bows 18 5 0
Surveyor of the Dresser 27 7 6
Justice in Eyre beyond Trent 100 0 0
Yeoman Usher of the House of Peers 109 10 0
officers of the Jewel House, two yeomen and one groom 158 18 4
Wardrobe officers, one yeoman, two grooms, three pages and one clerk 741 13 4
officers of the bears [bulls and mastives], one master, one serjeant and one yeoman 48 12 8 ½
apothecary 11 2 6
repairer of the bridges and bogs in New Forest 20 0 0
the mistress laundress and seampstress 20 0 0
clockmaker 39 16 8
locksmith 28 14 2
marshal farrier 250 0 0
moletaker 8 1 8
rat-killer 12 3 4
Bowling green keeper 91 5 0
Theatre keeper 30 0 0
Yeoman of the Revels 46 11 8
nursery man and pond keeper 30 0 0
Coffee bearer 54 15 0
14 Grooms of the Chamber to the King 511 0 0
four Grooms of the Chamber to the Queen 146 0 0
two Messengers to the Queen 100 0 0
five Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters to the King 333 6 8
eight Gentlemen Ushers Quarter Waiters to the King 96 0 0
14 Yeomen Ushers to the King 99 15 0
seven Yeomen Hangers to the King 210 0 0
two Groom Porter's men 50 0 0
two Bedgoers to the King 40 0 0
Waiters on his Majesty's Robes 20 0 0
two keepers of the rich coats of the Guard 24 0 0
five Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters to the Queen 333 6 8
seven Gentlemen Ushers Quarter Waiters to the Queen 84 0 0
seven Yeomen Ushers to the Queen 49 17 6
two yeomen hangers to the Queen 60 0 0
two yeomen attending her Majesty's beds 40 0 0
two yeomen attending her Majesty's Robes 20 0 0
[the King's and Queen's] Watermen, one master, 46 men and four pensioners 186 5 0
40 Messengers to the King and two clerks of the check [to said messengers] 2,095 0 0
Guard of his Majesty's Body, eight officers and 100 yeomen 5,550 0 0
Pensioners 1,282 18 5
£20,758 9 1
[disbursements by] King and Council's warrants 2,000 0 0
[disbursements by] Lord Chamberlain's warrants 2,500 0 0
bills of allowance 900 0 0
gardening charges 770 0 0
ordinary allowances 186 13 4
apothecaries' bills 1,536 0 0
watermen's bills 909 15 0
Jewel House bills 160 0 0
farriers' bills for the hunting horses 60 0 0
£9,022 8 6
l. s. d.
wages 20,758 9 1
bills and warrants 9,022 8 6
Lady Marshall [Mareschal] 150 0 0
£29,930 17 7
AN ABSTRACT OF THE YEARLY CHARGE OF PROVISIONS OUT OF THE GREAT WARDROBE FOR HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE, 31 MARCH, 1679. Addit. MS. (British Museum) 17019, fo. 35.
l. s. d.
Linen for his Majesty's royal person with sheets for his own bed, Tennis sheets, sheets for the Queen, liveries for his Majesty's Trumpeters, Drummers and Yeomen of the Guard and other constant provisions yearly made for their Majesty's service, about 13,206 10 11
liveries payable to several of his Majesty's servants in money 3,800 0 2
Besides provisions of rich beds, hangings, carpets, counterpoints etc., for all his Majesty's houses and wardrobes, rich embroidered tilts for their Majesty's barges, furnishing yachts, furnishing houses for ambassadors, robes for the knights and officers of the Garter, Heralds' and Pursuivants' coats and other contingent charges about 6,000 0 0
Total £23,006 11 1