Chamber Accounts of the Sixteenth Century. Originally published by London Record Society for the Corporation of London, London, 1984.
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B. RECEIPTS EXTRAORDINARY 1564–65
298. [f.136] Receipts Extraordinary
a. Of Mr Edward Gilbert goldsmith, late alderman, for a fine by him appointed to be paid by the lord mayor and aldermen at a court held 16 Nov. 1564 [Rep.15, f.394] for his discharge of as well the room of an alderman as of the room of shrievalty hereafter, to be executed by him in full payment of £266.13s.4d., £66.13s.4d.
c. Of Jane Poynter widow and executrix of the testament and last will of Richard Poynter citizen and draper of London (fn. 3) of his bequest to be employed within 2 years next after his decease by the advice of his overseers towards the repairing of the water pipes for the better conveyance of the water of the conduits in the city of London which were then in decay, £20.0s.0d.
d. Of the wardens of the Greytawyers by order of court 16 March [recte 12 April] 1565 [Rep.15, f.437b] for that 30 of them, being the whole company of the Greytawyers, that they with their apprentices should be set over to the company of the Skinners and for their translation do pay, £6.13s.4d. (fn. 4)
e. For certain great stones for bases and ashlar stone and elm timber occupied about the foundation of the new house or market place erected at Queenhithe being of the city's store, £16.13s.2d.
f. [f.136v] of William Besewick draper by order of court 10 July last [Rep.15, f.443] to be discharged as well of the room of alderman as of all other offices for ever, £500.0s.0d.
g. Of Nynion Coxton, John Flete and Thomas Worlege, alnagers and searchers of woollen cloths, for the profits of the office this year to the use of the queen £84.16s.5d., and for the fee farm of the office due also to the queen for one whole year £60, and for the profits due to the city by the same office £85.2s.0¼d., and with £13.6s.8d. due and wont to be paid to John Aylewoth esquire for a pension out of the said office during his life and now redeemed to the use of this city as by the account ended at Michaelmas 5 Elizabeth , £243.5s.1¼d. (fn. 5)
h. Of Mr Ambrose Nicholas salter, treasurer of St Bartholomew's Hospital, for timber brick lime sand and other reparation stuff, wages of workmen and labourers bestowed for repairing divers the storehouses in Blackwell Hall and to this accountant allowed among other things in his last account, £25.14s.6d.
i. Of Anthony Sylver deputy of Farringdon Without and Christopher . . . ansted (fn. 6) for so much by them gathered of the inhabitants . . . in Smithfield, £7.0s.0d.