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Churchwardens' accounts: 1493-4

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The Medieval Records of A London City Church St Mary At Hill, 1420-1559. Originally published by Trübner, London, 1905.

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(fn. 1) Robartt howtyng Anno ml' iiijc lxxxxiiij.
Wylliam Overay

(fn. 2) Thys ys the Accountte of vs, Robartt howtyng and Wylliam Overay, wardens of the goodys and Renttes belongeyng vnto the cherch of sentt mary at hyll' in london, for an hole yere, from Myhelmas Anno 1493 to Myhelmas Anno 1494.

ffyrste, we charge vs wythe the olde dettes that we have Resseuid within thys yere of owre accountte.

In primys, Resseuid of Thomas Mowse, Capper xij s
Item, of Ioh'n Mowse, clarke xx s
Item, Resseuid of mastyr Remyngton, Alderman, for the tymbyr that was in þe grett chyrchyarde xvj s
Item, Resseuid of Ioh'n smyth, haburdassher x s
Summa, lviij s.

Item, we charge vs as well'e wythe the chyrch Renttes as wythe the Renttes belongyng to þe chauntres.

Item, the chyrche Renttes xv l'i xv s vj d
Item, Nasyngys chauntre ix l'i viij d
Item, Roose Wryttylles chauntre vj l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, Rychard ys chauntre viij l'i xij s viij d
Item, Ioh'n causton ys chauntre xviij l'i iiij s iiij d
Item, Ioh'n bedham ys chauntre xiij l'i vj s viij d
Item, Mastyr Wylliam cambryges chauntre x l'i
Summa, iiijxx j li. xiij s ij d.
Item, we charge ws wythe the clarke ys wagys and wythe sartayne mony Resseuid for the bemelyght within the sayde yere Resseuid be iiij quarters of the yere. Summa vj l'i vij s x d
Summa, iiijxx li. & x l'i xix s.
(fn. 3) Item, we charge vs wythe the mony that we Resseuid at (fn. 4) estyr ffor the paschall'. Summa x s v d
Item, we charge vs wythe sartayne Casseweltes Resseuid wythe in thys sayd yere of owre Accountte.
In primys, Resseuid for berying of a man of dartemowthe that dyide in Wylliam olyuere ys howse iij s iiij d
Item, of Maskall' for berying of a breten iij s iiij d
Item, Resseuid of Mastyr Ioh'n Redy at dyuers tymys x d
Item, Resseuid of Mastyr smarte for þe waste of ij Tapers for hys wyffe ys mynde iiij d
Item, for berying of a stranger þat dyid at dannys xij d
Item, for the berying of Wylliam graye xiij s iiij d
Item, ffor the berying of Ioh'n Condall'es wyffe xiij s iiij d
Item, ffor the berying of Thomas Andrewys wyffe ij s
Item, Resseuid of mastyr smarte in mony the he ffownde in þe chyrch iiij d
Item, Resseuid of Robartt debenam in mony the he fownd in þe chyrch', with a peny þat Robartt howtyng fownde v d
Item, Resseuid for þe berying of harry kellowe xiij s iiij d
Item, Resseuid for hys knylle iij s iiij d
Summa, iij l'i v s iiij d.
Summa of all' þe hoole Chargeys thys yere ys iiijxx xiiij li. iiij s iiij d.

(fn. 5)The dyssecharge.

Here ffolowythe The paymenttes as welle of that belongyth' to þe chyrch' as to þe chauntres.

ffyrste, payd to þe Abbott of Waltham for a quyte Rente goynge [owte] of (fn. 6) þe tenementt of Ioh'n Weston for a hole yere at myhelmas laste passed xxxviij s
Item, payd to Robartt ffyherbard and Godffraye oxinbryge, wardens of þe parysshe of sentt Gorgys in botolffe lane, in london, for a quite Rentt goyng owte of þe tenementt (fn. 7) of Ioh'n Weston, for a hole yere at myhelmas xx s
Item, payd to the pryor of crychyrche, in london, for a quite Rentt goyng owte of þe tenementt of Ioh'n Weston for ij yere at þe viij day of July laste passed. Summa xvj s

Obbettes kepte at the Costes of the chyrch'.

Weston. Item, payd for the kepyng of the obbett of Ioh'n Weston the xix day of Apryll' to prestes and clarkys iij s viij d
Item, payd for þe obbett of Mastyr Ioh'n Badmere, kepte the xxiij day of novembyr iij s vj d
þe fyrste yere, Item, payd to the ffeleshype of holmys Colege, ffowndyd within powlys, for þe obbett of syr Ioh'n Morterame, whyche moste be kepte at þe coste of the chyrche for þe terme of xx yerys, euery yere to paye to þe sayde feleshype of holmys Coolege vj s viij d
Summa, iiij l'i vij s x d.

(fn. 8) The Costys of þe clarkes wagys and the morwe masse.

Item, payd to Robartt debenam, clarke, for a hole yere ys wagys past at myhellmas, iiij l'i xiij s iiij d.
Item, payd to syr Ioh'n plomer for kepyng of the morowe masse for a hole yere at myhelmas, xx s.
Item, payd syr Ioh'n plomer, in party of paymentt of vij l'i, þe whych he lentt to þe Reparacion of þe newe howyng in the prestys aly, xx s.
Summa, vj l'i xiij s iiij d.

Costes done in the quere and othyr nessesaryis done in the chyrche.

In primys, for holme, iij d.
Item, to a chylde þat songe a trebyll' to helpe the quere in crystmas halydayis, xij d.
Item, for naylys, ob..
Item, for wyne on crystmas daye, iiij d.
Item, spentt at the settyng of þe clarkes wages at þe waterbaylyis, ij d.
Item, for wyne on Candelmas day, v d.
Item, for palme, boxe and floweys on palme sonday, viij d.
Item, for bred and wyne þe same day, viij d.
Item, payd for skowryng of þe laten Canstykes, ij s.
Item, for a quartyr of Colys, iiij d ob.
Item, for naylys and hokes, j d ob.
Item, payd to parys for a saylyng pece for sentt stevyn ys Autyr, iiij d.
Item, payd to parys and Raynolde bull' for watchynge of the sepulture, vj d.
Item, for brede and wyne on holy thursday, iiij d ob.
Item, for garlondys on Corpus Christi day, iij d.
Item, the same day for brede and wyne to þe prestes & clarkes, vj d.
Summa, viij s j d.
Summa, vij l'i xvij d.
(fn. 9) Item, payd for beryng of iiij torchys þe same day, viij d.
Item, for Roose garlondys on sentt barnabyis day, ij s j d.
Item, for brede, ale & wyne þe same day, xx d.
Item, payd to bowyer and pye, for a Reward, iij s iiij d.
Item, payd to anothyr synger that cam with them, for a Reward, viij d.
Item, payd for byrche at mydsomer, iiij d.
Item, payd for ij burdens of Russhys for þe newe pewys, iij d.
Item, payd for vndyrpynyng of Mastres Atclyffe ys pewe, vj d.
Item, to parys and Wylliam ellmys for makyng clene of þe same pewe, iiij d.
Item, to parys & anothyr mane for makyng clene of þe chychyarde, and settyng vpe of þe frame owyr þe porch on palmesan eve, vj d.
Item, payd to Wylliam parys for ij hyngys for þe tabyll' as ye go in to þe Roode lofte, iiij d.
Item, payd for a matte for þe shrevyng pewe, iij d.
Item, payd to Rychard welles, mason, for vndyrpynnyg of þe newe pewys, and closyng of þe ffuntt, and for makyng vpe of þe Autyr and walle ouer mastyr Ryvelles ys Tombe, for x dayis for hyme and hys laborar, x s x d.
Item, payd to Wylliam horne and hys man for vj dayis labor in makyng of the stepys and levelyng of þe grownde, and pavyng of þe same grownde in sentt stevyn ys chapell', vj s vj d.
Item, (fn. 10) payd to þe soffrycan of london for halowyng of sentt stevyn ys autyr, x s iiij d.
Item, for a ml' bryke for sentt stevyn ys autyr, and for þe wall' ouer mastyr Ryvelles tombe, v s.
Item, payd to the kynges Amener for ffaught of Ryngyng off þe belles agenste þe kynge, iiij s x d.
Item, for makyng of the crossys on þe superaltarys, iiij d.
Item, payd for naylys, iiij d.
Item, payd for iiijxx pavyngtylys, xviij d.
Item, spentt att (fn. 11)The Cuttyng owte of the westmenttes that mastyr marowe made, viij d.
Item, payd to þe women that made þe orforas whane mastyr Remyngton was there with sartayne of the parysshe with hyme, viij d.
Item, payd to mascall' for xxviij pavyngtylys, viij d.
Item, payd for iij dosen candyll', iij s.
Item, payd to Russell' for naylys, v d.
Item, payd to mastyr parson for halowyng of the westementes, xij d.
Item, payd to Robartt Clarke ffor mendyng of þe westementtes and Copys att dyuers tymys within thys yere, vj s iiij d.
Item, payd to hewe materson, ssmyth, for sartayne thynges done in þe chyrch, and chyrch Renttes as yt aperyth by hys bylles, xvj s ix d.
Item, payd to Constantyne þe carpenter for makyng of all' þe new pewys and for closyng in off þe ffovntte, vj l'i xiij s vij d.
Item, payd for naylys, xiij d.
Item, payd to mastyr smartt for a ffothyr and a halfe of lede that þe chyrch owte hyme, v l'i xix s.
Item, payd to mastyr Remyngton for a pece of lyne of the sanctes bell', pris xij d.
Item, payd to Thomas mondes for naylys, xix d.
Item, payd to þe Raker for havyng away of þe Rubbis, xij d.
Summa, xiiij l'i vj s x d.

Expensys in wax to þe waxe chaundelar.

Item, payd to Roger Mydylton for strekyng of vijxx x ll' of waxe, and for makyng of þe pascall', and dressyng of iiij torchys at corpus christi tyde, and for waste of ij tapers at an obbett, x s viij d.
Item, payd to water develyn for quarter of waxe þe xxij day of marche, pris þe ll' vj d. Summa, xiiij s.
Item, payd to Ioh'n derham þe xxix day of marche for quarter waxe, pris xvj s.
Summa, xxx s.
Summa, xl s viij d.
Summa totalis, xvj l'i vij s v d. (fn. 12)

(fn. 13)Reparacionys of the chyrch Renttes.

Item, for makyng of a wyndow in syr Thomas Assheborne ys chambyr þe xxiiij day of Ianyuere iij s vj d
Item, for a loode of sande vj d
Item, for ij loodys of lome viij d
Item, for ij c of Tyle xvj d
Item, for ij loode of lyme ij s
Item, for a workeman and hys laborar for vj dayis labore vj s vj d
Item, for a ml' of bryke v s
Item, payed to Roger plomer for xij ll' sowdyr, and for newe lede, and for castyng of owre olde lede that was spentt on þe chyrch Renttes and parte at þe towre hyll' x s
Item, payd to Syr Iamys sannys for hys lattes and hys glase wyndowys the he lefte behynde hym iiij s

Wacacion.

Item, we aske alowans of þe vacacion of Syr Thomas Russell' ys chambyr, for a quartyr xx d
Item, we aske alowans of di. a quartyr Rentt, the whyche we shullde haue hade of Ioh'n pollay, bocher, for þe lytyll' howse [in] estechepe iij s iiij d
Summa, xxxviij s vj d.

(fn. 14) The Costes and paymenttes of (fn. 15) Nasyng ys Chaunttre.

Item, payd to syr Ioh'n Tyllyslay, preste, to syng for the sayd Ioh'n Nasyng, for a hole yere at myhellmas laste passyd vj l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, payd to The abbote of Walteham for a quite Rentt goyng owte of þe tenementt of Ioh'n Nasyng, for a hole yere at myhellmas laste passyd xxij s

Reparacionys.

Item, payd to Rychard Wellys, mason, for v dayis labore for hymselfe and hys man in wylliam Olyuere ys howse, and barketrofte ys howse v s v d
Item, payd to þe sayd Rychard Welles for vj dayis, ffor hymselfe and hys laborar in þe same howse vj s vj d
Item, payd for makyng of Robartt debenam, þe clarke, ys wyndowys and for mendyng of hys chymnay iiij s ob.
Item, for naylys to Robard clarkes wyndowys vj d

The Costys and paymenttes of Rose Wryttyll' and Ioh'n Weston ys chaunttre.

Item, payd To syr Robartt hall', preste, to synge for the sayd Rose Wryttyll' and Ioh'n weston for iij quarters of a yere at mydsomer last passyd v li
Summa, xiij l'i xj s ix d ob..

(fn. 16) The Costys and paymenttes of Rychard Gosselyn ys chaunttre.

Item, payd to Syr Iamys sonnys, preste, to synge for the sayd Rychard Gosselyn for iij quarters of a yere at mydsomer laste passyd v l'i
Item, payd to þe priores of Kylborne for a quite Rentt goyng owte of þe tenementtes in faystyr lane, for a hole yere at myhelmas last passyd vj d
Item, payd for the obbett of the sayd Rychard gosselyn, kepte þe fyrste day of decembyr laste passyd iiij s ij d

Reparacionys.

Item, payd for Reparacions done in shayle ys howse, as hyt apperyth by a byll' of þe same v s
Item, for iiij peces of tymbyr to kepe vpe the flore in Ioh'n ssmythes ys howse, habordassheare ij s iiij d
Item, for ij men workyng a day xvj d
Item, for mendyng of Tyrry ys stall'e, for bordys, tymbyr and workemanshype iiij s iiij d
Item, payd in expences whane sartayne of þe paryshe yede to Awew þe smoke holys betwene tyrry and Inger vij d
Item, payd for a Rope for hys well' viij d
Item, we alowyd Tyrry Toward hys harthe and othyr Reparacionys that he dyde in þe howse x s
Item, payd for naylys vij d
vj l'i ix s vj d.

(fn. 17) The Costes and paymenttes of Ioh'n Causton ys Chaunttre.

Item, payd to syr Wylliam Boyis, preste, to synge for the sayd Ioh'n Causton, for a hole yere at myhelmas vj l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, payd to the bretherede of owre lady and sentt Thomas fowndyd within þe parisshe cherche of sentt Mangnus, in london, for a hole yere quite Rentt goyng owte of Ioh'n ffysshes howse at estyr last passyd vj s
Item, payd to the mastyrs of þe bryge howse for a quite Rentt goyng owte of Ioh'n ffysshes howse, for a hole yere at myhelmas laste passyd xiij s iiij d
Item, payd for þe obbett of þe sayd Ioh'n Causton, kepte þe ffyrste day of Auguste, to prestes, clarkes, pore pepyll', and to þe Ryngers iiij s

Reparacionys.

Item, that we alowyd to ffysshes wyffe a quartyr Rentt for þe glase in hare halle and parler and chapell', and for þe selyng in þe parlar and for þe chapell' in here chambyr. Summa xxx s

towre hyll'.

Item, payd in Reparacionys of ij chymneys with othyr thynges done there as yt apperyth by a byll' of þe same lj s ij d
Item, for a lode of thornys and for hegyng of þe gardyn iij s
Item, for vj quarters for a Newe stayre, pris x d
Item, for xx fot of elmyn borde vj d
Item, for a man workyng ij dayis xvj d
Item, for vj ffoote di. of tymbyr for ij mantelles xiij d
Item, for a mane workyng a daye viij d
Summa, xij l'i v s ij d.

(fn. 18)The Vacacionys of Causton ys Renttes.

Item, we aske alowans of þe vacacion of þe grett garden at þe towre hyll', for a hole yere at myhelmas xiij s iiij d
Item, for the vacacion of mastyr smartes garden, for di. a yere at owre lady day in lentt ij s
Item, for the vacacion of proyne ys garden, for di. a yere at owre lady day in lentt xvj d
Summa, xvj s viij d.

Costes spentt in the lawe ayenste þe priores of sentt Elynys for the chauntre of Ioh'n Causton.

Item, spentt Goyinge to westemynstyr at dyuers tymys viij d
Item, payd to mastyr ffenowys sargantt iij s iiij d
Item, payd for owre parte of iiij dysshes of mete þat was sentt to my lorde hussy and my lorde bryan ij s viij d
Item, payd to mastyr mordavntt and mastyr marowe the xxviij day of Ianyuere vj s viij d
Item, payd the same daye for bote hyre to Westmynstyr and othyr expences viij d
Item, payd for our parte of a messe of mete sentt to (fn. 19) my lorde hussy and my lorde bryan on sentt Markes day ij s v d
Item, payd for brede and wyne at sentt Ioh'n ys hede ix d
Item, payd to mastyr marow iij s iiij d
Item, to hys clarke for settyng of þe bylles to my lorde hussyis ij d
Item, payd for bote hyre and othyr expences in apryll' xvj d
Item, payd þe ffyrste day of maye to my lorde hussy and my lorde bryang for a Rewarde for owre parte xx s
Item, payd to hys Clarke iiij d
Item, payd to mastyr marowe the same day iij s iiij d
Item, spentt þe x day of Iuly in bote hyre and othyr expences at Westmynstyr whane we yede to speke with my lorde hussys and my lorde bryan vj d (fn. 20)
Summa, iij l'i ij s x d.

(fn. 21)The Costes and paymenttes of Ioh'n Bedham ys chauntre.

Item, payd to syr Ioh'n plomer, prest, to syng for the sayd Ioh'n bedham, for an hole yere at myhelmas laste passyd vj l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, payd for The obbett of þe sayd Ioh'n bedham, kepte þe xvj day of maye last passed, to prestes and clarkys (fn. 22) and pore pepyll and to þe chyrch' wardenys xiij s iiij d
Item, payd to Gabryell' de vrs toward hys Reparacion of the grete plase in sentt buttolles lane, for a hole yere at myhelmas laste passyd liij s iiij d
Item, payd to iij pore men of thys parysshe, that ys to wete, Wylliam parys, Raynolde bull' and Ioh'n toplady, euery sonday in þe yere, xij d. Summa lij s
Item, payd to Ioh'n derham, grocer, for x galonys of oyle spentt in the lampe within thys yere of owre accountte, pris þe galon, x d. Summa viij s iiij d
Summa, xiij l'i iiij d.

(fn. 23)The Costes and paymenttes of Mastyr Wylliam cambryge ys chauntre.

Item, payd to syr Thomas Assheborne, preste, to synge for (fn. 24) the sayde mastyr Wylliam Cambryge, for an hole yere at Myhelmas last passyd vj l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, payd for The obbett of þe sayd mastyr Wylliam Cambryge, kepte þe xix day of auguste, to prestes and Clarkys and for Ryngynge iiij s viiij d
Item, payd for brede, ale, wyne and chese to the pore pepyll' and to all þe parysshonys viij s viij d
Item, payd to þe mayre and to þe ij sheryves and þe swerde berar at þe same obett xv s
Summa, xxviijs iiij d.

Reparacion.

Item, payd ffor Reparacion in Irithes howse and in þe othyr tenantryis done at dyuers tymys iij s iij d

Vacacion.

Item, for the vacacione of the howse that Wylliam Raynysford dwellyd in, for j quartyr vj s viij d
Summa, viij l'i xj s vij d.

(fn. 25)Potacionys.

Item, we aske alowans of potacion mony that we have gevyn vnto þe tenanttes att the Ressevyng of owre mony for our Renttes v s
Item, for makyng vpe of thys owre accountt vj s viij d
Summa, xj s viij d.

Summa of all' the dysscharge payd within thys yere of owre accounte ys iiijxx ix li. xviij s vij d ob..

Reste due to the Chyrch' in owre hondys iiij l'i v s viij d ob..

Whereof ther ys owyng thys yere in detters handys Thes parcellys ffolowyng:—

In primys, Ioh'n Nele vij s iiij d
Ioh'n westehowse iiij s
Thomas Bynkes xx d
Ioh'n harrys iij s iiij d
Wylliam halle, waterman ij s vj d
harry pebyll, marener ix s
Myhell Ioh'nson, wever iiij s
Wylliam haryson ys wyff, gardener iij s
Mothyr boyis ij s
Summa, xxxvj s x d.

So ther Restyth' in mony of thys accountte in owre hondys xlviij s x d ob. Wherof is allowed for syr Thomas Ashbournes chamber vj s viij d. And so he owith clearly vpon this yeres ende xlij s.

(fn. 26)+ Ihesus.

Paide by me, William overeye, in the presence of Mr Remyngton, Aldreman, & Mr William Atclyffe, Ioh'n dooklyng, Ioh'n Milton, Richard cloce & Ioh'n deraham. Summa, xlij s ij d ob.: which was delyvered to Ioh'n mascalde, with ij s vj d of the rest of Robert howtynges accoumpte, besyde all' the dettes that er to be Resseyuid.

(fn. 27)Robert owtyng Ao ml' cccc iiijxx xiiij
Wylliam overey

Footnotes

  • 1. leaf 105.
  • 2. leaf 106.
  • 3. leaf 106, back.
  • 4. MS. 'at at.'
  • 5. leaf 107, back.
  • 6. MS. 'of of.'
  • 7. MS. 'Renementt.'
  • 8. leaf 108.
  • 9. MS. 'Item Item.'
  • 10. leaf 108, back.
  • 11. leaf 109. At foot of leaf 108, back, is—'summa l s vij d.'
  • 12. In corner iiijxx li vij s ij d.
  • 13. leaf 109, back.
  • 14. leaf 110.
  • 15. MS. 'of of.'
  • 16. leaf 110, back.
  • 17. leaf 111.
  • 18. leaf 111, back.
  • 19. MS. 'to to.'
  • 20. '1 l' 6 s 2 d' in margin.
  • 21. leaf 112.
  • 22. MS. 'clarlys.'
  • 23. leaf 112, back.
  • 24. MS. 'of.'
  • 25. leaf 113.
  • 26. leaf 113, back, but the word 'Ihesus' is scratched out by the same hand.
  • 27. leaf 114, back.