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Churchwardens' accounts: 1517-18

Pages 295-299

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. 1517–18.

Robert Ryvell Wardens.
Stephen Saunderson

The accounts for this year are in two sections, the first (fn. 1) 'from the fest of Seint Mighell' tharcangell', in the yere of our lord god ml' v c xvij vnto the ffest of Seint Ioh'n Baptyst in Anno ml' v c xviij.']

(fn. 2) Obettes to be kept bi the Chirch'wardens.

First, the xvj day of March' a diryge to be kept for Margret Nonelay, and at this Diryge to be spent for prestes, Clerkes, pore people, wax, belles, brede and drynke the summa of xs, And the chirchewardens to haue euery of them for theyr labur in this xij d.

Item, the xix day of Apryll a Diryge to be kept for Ioh'n Weston, And at this Dyrige the parson to haue by the wyll' the summa of xx d.

Item, the xvj day of Maii a Diryge to be kept for Ioh'n Bedham, and at þis diryge to be spent for prestes, Clerkes, powre people, brede and drynke vj s viij d; And euery of the chirch'wardens to haue iij s iiij d. Summa vj s viij d.

Item, the last day of Iulii, a Diryge to be kept for Ioh'n Cawston, and att this Diryge the parson to haue, yff he be there present, by þe wyll iij s iiij d, the Mr Clerke to haue xij d, the vndyr clerke to haue by þe wyll' vj d.

Item, the xix day of August, a diryge to be kept for William Cambrige, & at þat Diryge the Mayre of london to haue vj s viij d, And euery of þe shrevys iij s iiij d, And the Swerdberer xx d. And more to be spent at this diryge for prestes, Clerkes, brede & drynk vj s viij d, And to þe powre people vj s viij d.

Item, the xxix day of Novembre, a Diryge to be kept for Richard Gosselyn.

(fn. 3) Quitrentes paid owte of þe Chauntres & þe chirch'.

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[Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Quitrents and Payments.]

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(fn. 4) paid for makyng of the Rowle for the Clerkes wages, in parchement vj d
paid the second day of Ianuarii for goyng to ffulham to my lorde of london with Mr Doctor and other off the parisshe to haue tolleracion of Nasynges chauntry, for ffisshe bough't & money Gevyn, & for bote hyre þat day x s
paid to the chaunselers seruaunt at powlys when the goodwyff hewys was called befor the chaunseler for the chirch' money withholdyng xx d
paid to Mr Chaunselers seruaunt for makyng and selyng of the wryting of the Tolleracion, yn money xiiij s iiij d
paid for brekefast for Ioh'n Austhorp and Meryell' at the Ressyt of the xx l'i for Mestres Noneley xij d
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paid to watur ffounes for Snoffers of plate for to put owte the tapurs v d
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paid to Mr Grene for his labur goyng to towre hyll' for his cownsell' in case ayenst thabbott for the way before þe bak dore of þe potters howse iij s iiij d
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paid for a great holywatur stopp weyng xiiij ll' and di., the ll' vj d. And to her seruaunt for his labur for bryngyng home vij s iiij d
paid for ij holy watur sprynkelles ij d
paid to henre Chylde, Raker, for a hole yeres wages xvj d
paid for an xviij threde lyne for the lytell' bell' ix d
paid for a wayneskot for the Sepulcre x d
paid for a Newe bourde and nayles for the sepulcre iiij d
paid for ij quarters of Colys for the ffyre, to be halowed xj d
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(fn. 5) The Clerkes wages and Bemeligh't.

Ress' this yere of the gadryng of the Clerkes wagis iiij l'i iij s ij d
Ress' of the pascall money this yere xj s viij d
Summa of thes ij parcelles iiij l'i xiiij s x d.

Paymenttes of the same.

Paid to Ioh'n Snowe, Clerke, for his wages for iij quarters of a yere iiij l'i x s
Paid to William Wylde for his wages for iij quarters of a yere xxx s
Summa of thes ij parcelles vj l'i.
Summa that thes charges excedyth the Resseyttes xxv s ij d.
Item, I ax alowaunce for potacyon money for hallff a yere, ij s vj d.
So the paymenttes is more then the Resseyttes xviij s xj d.
Paid by me, Ioh'n Woulff, vnto Robert Ryvell' in the presens of Mr Austhorp the sum afore wretyn as it was past by his acompt xviij s xj d
More payd to hym at that tyme for ij ml' breke, whiche was spent in þe newe byldyng viij s viij d

[The same year. Obit List. Quitrent List.]

(fn. 6) Here foloith' the Acompte of Robert Ryvell' and Ioh'n Woulff, chirch'wardens with Stephyn Sawndyrson, of the chirche of Seint Mary att hill', from the [fest] of Seint Mighell' tharcangell in the yere off our lord god ml' v c xvij vnto the fest of Mighelmas Anno ml' v c xviij.

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[Chantry Accounts. Church Rents. Quitrents and Payments.]

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(fn. 7) paid to Thabbot of Waltham for quytrent goyng forth of Ioh'n Westons londys xxxviij s: And for quytrent goyng fourth of the Sowthe Ile of the chirche of Mary at hill x s. Summa xlviij s
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paid to Mestres Edyth Segemond for halff a yere endyd at Mighelmas Anno 1518, as aperith by a writyng seallyd l s
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Ress' for the buryall' of a straunger in þe greate chircheyard viij d
Ress' for the buryall of Ioh'n Billyntons wyffe in þe pardon chircheyerd ij s
Ress' for the buryall' of Mr William hatclyff in Seint Katheryns quere xiij s iiij d
Ress' for the buryall of Thomas Barley in the Medyll' Ile xiij s iiij d
Ress' of Mr Aldernes by the hondes of Mr Doctor for stuff that he had of the chirches iiij s vj d
Ress' of Robert Ryvell' for olde Tymber þat he had of the chirch' ix s xj d
Ress' for the buryall' of Richard Richardes in þe pardon chircheyerd ij s
Ress' of Thomas Clayton for that Remayned in his hondes of the byldyng of Nasynges Renttes next baattes howse xj s iij d
Ress' of Stephyn Sawnderson for that Remayned in his hondes for the same Renttes Bildyng xiij s xj d
Summa of thes parcelles iiij l'i ij s vij d.

[Wax Reckoning. Allowances. Rehearsal.]

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(fn. 8) Item, the said parson [Dr Atcliff] hathe Ress' to pay to the said Smert the rest of harmans money. Summa xxvij s vij d.
Item, more, the said parson hathe Ress' owte of the Almes box for to pay to the said Smart xxx s ix d.
Item, the said parson thathe Ress' of Ioh'n Coveney for to pay to the said Smart xxx s vj d.
Summa xij l'i vj d; wherof the said William hatclyff, parson, hathe paid to William Roche for to pay to Thomas Smart, Carpenter, the summa of xj l'i as aperith on his Indentur.
Item, paid to Mr Doctor hatclyff, as aperith vppon an oblygacion to hym dew and for alowaunce of xij d [. . ? . .] money whiche wer not [god ?], the sum of xx s vj d.
Memorandum: þat Iohn stookes, pewterer, doith awght vnto ye church, anno 1518 for money gayderd ffor the powr peple, the Summa off vij s [. . . . ? . . . .]
(fn. 9)paid for brede and drynke at the parsonage at syttyng vppon þe Avdytt for the newe byldyng, to Mr Aldreman & þe parisshens Summa viij d
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paid to Ioh'n Snowe for mendyng of the Bawdrykes þis yere, and for a ll' of Candell' & for bromes xviij d

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(fn. 10)The Clarkis wagis and the Bemeligh't.

Ress' by Robert Ryvell' this yere of the clerkes wages, as aperith' by his Acompt, the summa iiij l'i iij s ij d
Ress' by hym this yere of the pascall money & bemeligh't xj s viij d
Ress' by me, Ioh'n Woulff, of the clerkes wages this yere iiij l'i iiij s iiij d
Summa of thes parcelles viij l'i xix s ij d.

Paymenttes of the same.

Paid by Robert Ryvell' to Ioh'n Snowe, clerke, for iij quarters wages iiij l'i x s
Paid by Robert Ryvell' to William Wylde for iij quarters wages xxx s
Paid by me, Ioh'n Woulff, to Ioh'n Snowe for a quarters wages xxx s
Paid by me, Ioh'n Woulff, to Wylliam Wylde for a quarters wages x s
Summa of thes paymenttes viij l'i.
Rest of this wages xix s ij d

(fn. 11) The Casuell Resseyttes.

Ress' of sir Ioh'n Borughbrig for his part of a tapur at Estur iiij d
Ress' of Ioh'n potter for Edmond ffaryngtons graue in the pardon chircheyerde ij s iiij d
Ress' of Robert hardyng for his childes graue in the pardon chirchyerd ij s
Ress' of Mestres Russell' for þe buryall' of her mayd in þat chirch'yerd ij s
Ress' of Mr Doctor for the olde pulpet þat stode in the chirch' v s

Footnotes

  • 1. leaf 410 (so in MS.).
  • 2. leaf 409 (so in MS.).
  • 3. leaf 409, back.
  • 4. leaf 413.
  • 5. leaf 414.
  • 6. leaf 418. The front leaf of the Accounts (416) has the names of Stephen Saunderson and Iohn Woulff on it.
  • 7. leaf 422.
  • 8. leaf 426, back.
  • 9. leaf 422, back.
  • 10. leaf 423.
  • 11. leaf 424.