Churchwardens' accounts: 1516-17

Pages 292-294

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. 1516–17.

Robert Ryvell Wardens. (fn. 1)
William Hewys
Stephyn Saunderson

Quitrents and Payments of Chantries and Church Rents. Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Quitrents and Payments. Payments for the Church.]

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(fn. 2) paid for a Newe lok & ij staplis & a key to sir Ioh'n Wallers chambre dore x d
paid to hym for his Bedsted in that chambre, and for a Newe lamp glasse v d
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(fn. 3) paid to þe vestement maker for mendyng and dressyng of v cheseblys of the chauntrys, and for parelyng of the Albys and Ameses for the Children iiij s
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paid [for] brede, mete & drynk, & for wachyng of the sepulcre good fryday tyll' Estur day xv d
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paid for makyng clene of the Rectors stolys ij d
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(fn. 4) paid for brede and ale fett into the chirche to Mr Doctor and the parisshens for the besynes that they had with Mr chirche of Seint Saviours iiij d
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paid for mendyng of the Bawdrykes, to Ioh'n Snowe x d
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paid for a key to þe dore of the Medyll quere iiij d
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paid for a peyre garnettes for the levys of the high' alter before the Images iiij d
paid to Mr Doctor for goyng to lambith to serche for Mr Prewnys Testament ij s iiij d
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(fn. 5) The Clerkis wagis, the Beame ligh't & pascall money.

Ress' this yere of the gadryng of the Clerkes wages vij l'i xij s viij d
Ress' of the pascall' Money this yere xij s iij d ob.
Summa of thes ij parcelles viij l'i iiij s xj d ob..

Paymenttis of the same.

Paid to Ioh'n Snowe, Clerke, for on hole yeres wagis vj l'i
Paid to William, Sexten, for his hole yeres wagis xl s
Paid to Ioh'n Sprever, Condukt, for iij Monthes wages, þat is to say from Mighelmas to Christemas Eve xxiiij s, and paid hym more for on hole yeres wages endyd att the fest of Christemas. Summa lij wekes, euery weke ij s. Summa v l'i iiij s. Summa vj l'i viij s
Summa of thes paymenttes xiiij l'i viij s.
So the paymenttes excedith' the receytis vj l'i iij s ob.

(fn. 6) The Casuell Reseittes.

Ress' for the Buryall' of William Affoo in the pardon chirch'yerd ij s
Ress' of Ioh'n Barbour of Seint Ioh'ns, for the Buryall' of a Mayde that cam from Seint Margret patens, the whiche is buryed in the chirche. Summa xiij s iiij d
Ress' of Mestres Thorney for ij yeres that she was behynd off the clerkes wages in the Tyme of Ioh'n Austhorp and Andrew Evynger. Summa v s viij d
Ress' of the wyff of William Affoo for the buryall of her seruaunt in the grete chirch'yerd viij d
Ress' for the Buryall of William Bromefeldes wyff in the pardon Chirchyerd. summa ij s
Ress' for the hyre of ij Torches at þe buryall of William hus viij d
Ress' of Ioh'n Wall for his entrans in the howse þat Merkam had xx s
Ress' for the Buryall of William hewys in the chirch' xiij s iiij d
Ress' for the Buryall' of William Browne in the pardon Chirchyerde ij s
Ress' for the Buryall of a Maryner of Brykylsee xij d
Summa of the Casuelles this yere iij l'i viij d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

(fn. 7) Memorandum: at the day of this said Acompte aboue wretyn, Ress' of William Meryall, of Neyland, Clothear, by Stephyn Saunderson & Robert Ryvell', Chirchewardens of the chirche of Seint Mary at hill', & in the presence of Iohn Austhorp, Grocer, for the bequest of William Prewne & Mergrett his wyff, the summa of xx l'i, whiche xx l'i was put in the box of the Chirch' by Mr Doctor hatclyff and the said Chirchewardens aboue wretyn.

Also, at the said day aboue wretyn, there was put in the seid box of the Chirch' a byll' of Band, selyd & subscrybed by the seid William Meryall', of the summa of xj l'i, to be paid at Mighelmas Anno ml' v c xviij, & in the xth yere of kyng henre the viijth; xj l'i.

Item, Mestres Bough' oweth for Clerkes wages for iij quarter in þe tyme of Stephyn Saunderson. Summa iij s vj d
Item, henre Edmondes oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for ij quarters ij s ij d
Item, Ioh'n Sempare oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for a quarter ix d
Item, Thomas Monden oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for ij quarters xvj d
Item, William howtyng oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for a quarter viij d
Item, Markhams wyff oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for a quarter viij d
Item, Robert Stokes oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for ij quarters viij d
Item, Robert Staunce oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for a quarter iij d
Bryan Wilson oweth for clerkes wages at þis tyme for iij quarters xv d


  • 1. A third warden appears this year because William Hewys died during his term of office. See note of his burial under Casual Receipts.
  • 2. leaf 401.
  • 3. leaf 401, back.
  • 4. leaf 402, back.
  • 5. leaf 404.
  • 6. leaf 404, back.
  • 7. leaf 406, back.