Churchwardens' accounts: 1508-9

Pages 265-268

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. 1508–9.

William Roche Wardens.
Iohn Russell

Chantry Accounts.

Church Rents.

Quytt Rentes and obyttes of same.]

Paymentes and Reparaciones of the same chirch & Rentes.

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(fn. 1) Item, payd for beryng of iiij torchis when þe kyng was beryd l'i s viij d
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Item, for ij oblygacions betwixtt [billisdo ?] & þe paryshe for the grett belle l'i s viij d
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Item, payd to viij men for beryng of viij torchis on corpus criste day l'i s viij d
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Item, payd to the clarkes that song ij Evynsonges and on mes l'i vs d
Item, for a long poll þat longeth to the cloth of our lady of somsyon [Assumption] l'i s vj d
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Item, for watter for the funt on Wytson yeuyn l'i s j d
Item, for mendyng of a syluer candylstecke with vyse l'i s viij d
Item, payd to seuyn men that Rong the bellis when the kynges grace whent to Westmyster to be crownnyd l'i j s ij d
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(fn. 2) Item, for a new surpelis for the parysh' prist, cloth and makyng l'i v s iiij d
Item, payd for that was spent at the settyng of ij torchis at Westmystir, geuyn be my ladys grase l'i s x d
Item, paid for Ryngyng of sir Iohn plomer is knyll l'i s viij d
Item, payd to a man that pleyd apon the organs on owre lady day of Somcion l'i j s d
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Item, for skonchis ij quartters and a planke & a benche in the pew next to the polpitt l'i s xj d
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Item, payd for the mendyng of the vyse of the syluer crose l'i s vj d
Item, for mendyng of a key, and bellos of the grett organs l'i s v d
Item, payd for makyng of v pewis in ther [houhe ?] wech was afore in iiij pewis, for nayllis vij d, for [ponshos?] viij d, ij carpyndars v days apece vj s viij d l'i vij s xj d
Item, paid vnto Rechard sons wyf for washyng of the sypers cloth and settyng on the garneshe that belongth to the pyx l'i s iiij d
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(fn. 3) Item, payd to retayn master grenne for cownsell how to take a axcion for cutyng of owr iij bellis l'i j s viij d
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Item, payd for a peyre of henges weyng iiij l'i & di. for þe Egill, with nayllis that cost l'i s ix d
Item, for makyng clenne of the same howse l'i s ij d
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(fn. 4) The Casewell Resetes this yere.

ffyrst, R' of Ioh'n resell' of the surplesag of the last yere of his acowynte þat Remaneyd in hes handes l'i xix s ij d
R' of Master smarte for the Brekyng of the growynd in the churche for Mr Ioh'n Rodey l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, R' more, for the knyll' for the said prest, of Mr Dokelynges Belle l'i vj s viij d
R' of hary hychekoke at ij tymes for þe Beqwest of Thomae Collenes ix l'i xix s viij d
R' of Mr smartt & Mestres hawlehed for the bequest of Mr Ioh'n Rodedy iiij l'i s d
R' for the Beryall' of a prest that dyed at abottes In, in the chercheyerd l'i ij s d
R' of Ioh'n Pettett for the Beryall' of Wylliam Revell' xiij s iiij d the pytte, vj s viij d the knylle, iij s iiij d the ston, x þat he gaffe to our Baytyllmente. summa j l'i xiij s iiij d
R' for the pytt wher as goodeman doklynge lythe R' be his lyfe l'i xiij s iiij d
R' for the knyll' & pytte of Branke Twatte l'i xvj s viij d
R' for the knyll' of the grett Belle for sir Iohn plomer, of his Executoures l'i vj s viij d
R' of my laydy the kynges grandam to our churche xx s, wherof the [smoner ?] hayd viij d, Rest l'i xix s iiij d
R' of Brankewattes wife that hyre husband beqwest to our churche l'i vj s viij d
R' of Robard Revell' for þe pyte of his doygheter l'i ij s d
R' that Master darby promyseyd for Master parson towarde the paveynge of our churche l'i x s d
Summa totallis, xxj l'i viij s x d o.

(fn. 5) Paymentes of the said casewalltes.

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(fn. 6) Clarkes wages, Beme lyt & paskall' lygh't.

R' this yere of the gadyryng of þe clarkes wagges vj l'i j s vj d
R' this yer for the beme lyt l'i xv s j d
R' this yere for the pasecall' money l'i xj s vj d
Summa, vij l'i viij s j d.

Paymentes of the same.

fyrst, paid to Ioh'n lowe, the clark, for his yeres wages xxiij s iiij d euery quarter iiij l'i xiij s iiij d
Item, paid to william wylld, sexten, for his wages this yere ij l'i s d
Summa, vj l'i xiij s iiij d.
And so ther Restes clere that is Resseyuyd more then is paid, xiiij s ix d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

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(fn. 7) Memorandum: this is Iohn Alltropes hande, wrytyn by hym for the dysecharge of the said William Roche in presence of the forsaid persones.


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