Churchwardens' accounts: 1504-5

Pages 254-258

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

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[a.d. 1504–5.

William Ryvell Wardens.]
Iohn Mongeham

[Chantry Accounts, Church Rents, Payments and Reparations of the same.]

(fn. 1) The paymenttes for the Chyrche.

payde for mendyng a sylver Canstyke, to a goldesmythe viij d
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payde for ij borden Rysches for þe strewyng of þe new pewes iij d
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payde & spentt vpon Master Monke, wex-chandeler, when he browghte Master Wyllde bequest on Crystmas even, Anno 1504 iij d
payde for a chollve to pare the Chyrche iiij d
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payde to Ioyner for takeyng downe & settyng vp of Master allderman pew, and for makyng of new pew in sentt stevens Chapell' x s
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payde for a wayneskott, and for selyng of þe bake syde of sentt Anne awter & for sawyng of þe same, & for workemanschyp xviij d
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payde for vj elles worsteed for ij blake Cooppes xviij s
payde for xxvj garters for the same, & for make of þe same ij Cooppes x s
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payde to a mason for Clensyng of þe sowthermvst arche of þe stepyll', & for stoppeyng of þe Crase in þe west wyndow xx d
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payde to Ioyner for þe makyng of a new Chest to putt torches & for iren worke of þe same vj s
payde to Cornelys smythe for hangeyng of þe sakeryng beell', & for þe iren work vnder þe branche byfore þe rode ij s
payde for a quer of paper ryall' to wryte in the halowyng of the chyrche with other dyuerse thyngges wreten by þe goodman hallehede, and sett in to þe grete boke belongyng vnto the Chyrche vj d
payde and spentt vpon the goodman hallehede whan he wrete hyt j d ob.
payde to synod, glasyer, for glasyng of iij Cleer story wyndows with glasse that Thomas wattes gave to the Chyrche x s
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(fn. 2) payde for wyer & for mendyng of þe laympe in þe queer & for bromes j d ob.
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payde for ij beem dyschus belongyng to þe Rode lyghte iij s
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payde to þe Raker for his yeres wagges viij d
payde for Crewettes for þe morow Masse prest vij d
payde for iiij yerdes heer for þe hye Awter xviij d
payde for naylles for þe sepullcre, and spentt in þe Chyrche ij d ob.
payde to a strange Clerk for syngyng in þe queer in ester weke xij d
payde to gylys, attorney, in yelde halle, for þe Copy of þe Constytycyons of offeryngges, & to hys Clerke for þe wrytyng of þe same iiij s viij d
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payde for bote hyer at iij tymes goyng [to] Westmester to speke with þe executours of Mastres baron; Ioh'n Awthorpe & I, Ioh'n Mongeham & I iiij d ob.
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(fn. 3) payde to þe boke bynder at ledon halle, for Coveryng, byndyng & pesyng of iiij Antyfyners, a Masse boke, a manewell', a legentt in ij foloms & iij graylys xlvj s viij d
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payde to synod, westmentt maker, for blake vellvett for to mende Master Cambryge Armes in þe Rede Coppes, & to a breyderer to mende þe orfores of þe same, with other vestmenttes iiij s ij d
* * * * *
payde for a parchementt skyn & for settyng in of the paper in þe olde boke of þe Chyrche wardens Acowntt viij d
payde to a glasyer for mendyng of vij wyndows on þe northe syde of þe Chyrche with ij Cler story wyndows x s
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payde to hew Maderson, smythe, for v pentows hokes weyyng xix ll' di., þe ll' j d ob., & for mendyng of lok of þe vestry dore, & mendyng of the prevy, schottyng of þe same, for makyng of a new key to þe vestry Door vij s vj d
* * * * *
payde for bryngyng of borde & polys from kyngston ij s viij d
payde for haveyng vp to þe Chyrche from þe water syde vij d
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(fn. 4) payde for ij lodys lyme when sentt kateryne chapell' was paved xviij d
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payde to the goodwyff huntt for makeyng of iiij awbes xij d
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The Casewall' Reseyttes.

Resseyvyd of Master monke, wexchandeler, a standyng Cooppe, of the bequest of Master Wylliam Wyllde, late parson of sentt Mary at hyll', weyyng xxxij vnces, the vnce iij s vj d. summa v l'i xij s
Resseyvyd of Thomas Wattes, draper, of hys gyffte to þe chyrche xx s
Resseyvyd vpon hookmondaye of þe wyffes getheryng xxxiij s iiij d
Resseyvyd vpon hooktwesdaye of þe mens getheryng viij s iiij d
Resseyvyd of thomas Merten towerd þe reparacyon of hys howse liij s iiij d
Resseyvyd of Water Develyn towerd þe makeyng of a pentows over hys fathers tombe ij s viij d
Resseyvyd of Rychard drynkemylke for hys beryyng [in] þe chyrche xiij s iiij d
Resseyvyd of Mylltons [fr ?]uer towerd the beoldyng of þe Chyrche xij d ob.
Resseyvyd for a allder pole viij d
Resseyvyd of þe good wyff huntt for her Chylldes beryyng in þe pardon Chyrche yerde ij s
Summa, xij l'i xvj d ob.

(fn. 5) Ihesus.

Paymenttes for Chyrche of þe Casewall' Reseyttes.

payde to Wylliam Ryvell' for that he payde for þe Chyrche at þe byldeyng of the sowthe Ile, as it aperythe in hys Acownt in that same boke lvij s ij d ob.
payde to Robert Mawndy, Mason, for xxxj nowelles, þe pese ix d xxiij s iij d
payde to Robert Mawndy for vjxx fote water tabyll', þe fote vij d ob. iij l'i xv s
payde to Robert Mawndy for jc fote Coyne Ascheler xiij s iiij d
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(fn. 6) The Clerkkes waages, bem lyghte & passecalle.

Receuud for a hole yere, quarterly getherd, for the Clerkes wages v l'i xj s ix d
Receuud for a hole yere for þe bemlyghte xij s iij d
Receuud at Estur for the passecallyghte xj s v d
Summa, vj l'i xv s v d.

Paymenttes to þe Clerke & sexten.

Paid to Ioh'n law, parysche Clerke, for hys yeres wages iiij l'i xiij s iiij d
Paid to Ioh'n bolle, sexten, for hys yeres wages xl s
Summa, vj l'i xiij s iiij d.

[Obits. Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.

Part of the Will of Thomas Ryvell, grocer; see p. 18.]


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