Churchwardens' accounts: 1507-8

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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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[a.d. 1507–8.

Iohn Russell' Wardens.
Harry Edmonds

Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Payments.]

(fn. 1) The Casualtes thys yere.

Fyrst, We Charge vs with sertayn money delyuerd be the handes of Stevyn sawnnderson & harry Edmondes vnto harry Edmondes & Ioh'n Russell', of all' suche proffettes, Revenewes, Arrerages, beqwestes, Casualtes or eny othere avangtages Commyng to the seyd Cherch'e in thys yere past, as hereaftyre folowyth'.

Also we haue Resseyuyd of the Supploragiis of the last yere ix l'i viij s iiij d
Receyuyd of the gyft of Master Ioh'n Redy & Master Rychard the paryche prest for there dewte of the bede Rowll' be them gevyn to the Cherche ij s
Receyuyd of Ioh'n Banester for the Arerages of the Corner hows at stokkes, persell' of the lyvelod of Maister Cambryge Renttes, the xx day of Aprill', Ao ml' v c viij, whiche schuld a be payd the yere before vnto harry Edmondes in hys Tyme, that ys to say, mydsomer and myghelmasse iij l'i
And now we have Receyuyd be Arbytrymentt of Maister Aldernesse, Wylliam Smert, Raff Tomson and gylbard gentyll. summa lj s viij d
Rec' the viij day of may, of Iamys mongombres wyffe, for her husbandes beryall' in the pardon Chyrch'e yerd, and for the wast of ij Torchys, masse and dyrege. Summa ij s viij d
Ress' of Ioh'n mongham for the beryall' of hys dowter wythyn the Cherch'e xiij s iiij d
Rec' of hym for the beryall' of hys other dowghter in the pardon Chyrche yerde. summa ij s
Rec' of Maister Aldernesse for the beryall' of hys ij dowghteres in the pardon Cherch'e yerd and for the wast of ij torchys, to euery Chyld viij d. summa v s iiij d
Rec' of Wylliam smert for the beryall' of hys dowghter wytheyn sentt stevyns Chapell' xiij s iiij d
Rec' of Wylliam pykeryng for the beryall' of hys Chyld yn the pardon Cherch'e yerd ij s
Rec' of Wylliam Ryvell' for the beryall' of hys sonn yn pardon Chyrch'e yerd ij s
Rec' of Mestres bowghe for the beryall' of herre seruantt ij s
Rec' of water dovlyn for the beryall' of hys mothyre ij s
Rec' of mestres Axe of the quest of Thomas hunt vj s viij d
Rec' of Wylliam husse be an oblygacion of mestres noneley for xxxij wekes, euery sonday xij d. summa xxxij s
Rec' of the gaderyng of men & women on hop monday and Tewsday. summa xxx s
Summa, xvij l'i xv s iiij d.

[Payments for the Church.]

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(fn. 2) Item, payde for makyng ij gret keys to the west dore yn the lytyll' Chyrch'e yerd. summa viij d
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Item, payde for beryng of viij torchys on Corpus Christi day abowt the parysch'e viij d
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(fn. 3) Item, payd for byrchen bowys agayn mydsomer iiij d
Item, payd for brede, wyne and ale on Relyke sonday for the qwere iiij d
Item, payd the xxj day of Iulii to Nychollas bettnam, Mason, of ottam yn Kentt, yn party of paymentt of the batylmentt of the south syde of the Chyrch'e. summa iij l'i
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Item, payd for v bell' popys for the bell' Ropys xv d
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Item, payd to a Carpynter for v days to make the pewys in the west end of the Chyrch'e and mendyng of other pewe dores. summa iij s iiij d
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Item, payd to a fowndere, of lothbery, for makyng & sowdryng of ij branchys, one before owr lady in the qwere, and anothere before the salutacion of owre ady yn seynt katryns Chappell' xx d
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Item, payd att thomas battes for brede & ale spent vppon Certeyn of the parysch'e when they had Chosyn a new Chyrch'e warden ij d ob.
Item, payd for iiij dosen Cotton Candell' for all' thys yere for the qwere and for morowe masse, at xv d the dosen. summa v s
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(fn. 4) Item, payd to Ioh'n Balame & to anothere porter for leyng vpp the tymber & makyng Clene the Chyrch'eyerd & swepyng the wyndows agayn Crystmasse. Summa iiij d
Item, payd to the Rakere for C[arege?] of all' swepyng of þe Chyrche þis yere viij d
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(fn. 5) Receites of klerkes wages, beme lygh't and pasch'all' money.

Ress' thys yere of the Gaderyng of the klerkes wages vj l'i
Rec' thys yere of the Bemelyght xiij s iiij d
Rec' thys yere of the paschall' money xj s viij d
Summa, vij l'i v s.

Paymentes of same.

Item, payd to Ioh'n lawe, parych'e Clerke, for a hole yeres wages iiij l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, payd to harry hunt, sexten, for half a yeres wages xx s
Summa of this paymentes, v l'i xiij s iiij d.
Rest Clere of same, xxxj s viiij d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal. Debts to the Church.]

(fn. 6) Memorandum: Thomas Byrtte, lyme burner, oweth to sentt mary hyll' Chyrch'e the xij day of Ianuarre, Anno ml' v c vij, as ytt aperyth by Wylliam Ryvelles boke, for Colys bowght and delyuerd hym by the parysse. Summa v l'i x s iiij d
Wherof hath be Resseyvyd yn lyme be me, Ioh'n Russell', thys yere vnto the Reparacions of all' the lyvelod aforseyd, iij C di. at v s the C. summa xvij s vj d
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