Chamber Accounts of the Sixteenth Century London Record Society, 20. Originally published by London Record Society for the Corporation of London, London, 1984.
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C. OUTWARD FEES 1562–63
e. To William Roper attorney in the king's bench for 2 years 40s., to Mr Leonarde attorney in the common pleas (place) for 2 years 40s., (fn. 1) to Mr Greke attorney in the exchequer for this year's fee 20s., (fn. 2) summa £5.0s.0d.
f. To Mr Houne of the learned counsel of this city 20s., (fn. 3) to Henry Fanshawe under escheator 40s., and to the keeper of the star chamber door for his fee 6s.8d., summa £3.6s.[8d.]
g. To Mr Serjeant Carrows, Master Gilbert Gerrard, Mr Edward [recte Edmund] Plowden, Mr Manwood, Mr Bromeley and Mr Wray (fn. 4) to every of them for a year and a half £3 and to Mr Buxton (fn. 5) for one half year being of the learned counsel of this city 20s., summa [£19.0s.0d.]
j. To Richard Strachey late one of the waits for a yearly pension, £2.13s.4d. (fn. 6)
300.a. To the raker of Coleman Street and Broad Street wards for carrying away the filth gathered at the grates at London Wall and Lothbury 13s.4d., to the keeper of the grate at Lothbury for keeping clean the grate 5s., to the keepers of the grates at Aldersgate 10s., to the keeper of the postern called Moorgate and the ditches there 26s.8d., to the keeper of the grates of Aldgate and the late Crutched Friars 6s.8d., to the keeper of the new grate at Bishopsgate 6s.8d., to the keeper of the sluice in Holborn Bridge 6s.8d., to Nicholas Williams for keeping clean the channel between Bishopsgate and St Mary Axe and to him granted by act of court 26 March in the mayoralty of Sir William Hewet [1560, Rep. 14, f.318] 13s.4d., (fn. 7) to Thomas Gitton for keeping clean the grate at Petty Wales also by decree of court 9 Dec. in the mayoralty of Sir William Harper [1561, Rep.15, f.22] 20s., (fn. 8) summa £5.8s.4d.
b. [f.118] To the keepers of the conduits at Gracechurch, Cornhill, the great conduit in Cheap, the standard there, the little conduit in Cheap, the conduit in Aldermanbury, the conduit in Lothbury, the conduit at Bishopsgate, the conduit at Cripplegate, the conduit in Fleet Street and the conduit in Holborn, to every of them 6s.8d., and to John Sewen founder for overseeing of the cocks of the conduits this year 26s.8d., summa £5.0s.0d.
g. [f.118v] To Roger Nicolles poulter for his attendance to be used to wait upon the lord mayor to survey poultry wares granted per curiam 28 March tempore William Hevet knight mayor [1560, Rep.14, f.320] to see the prices thereof set by the lord mayor and his brethren and [sic] aldermen to be well observed, £6.13s.4d.
i. To John How organ maker for keeping and tending the organs in the Guildhall chapel, 2s.0d. (fn. 9)
j. To Philip Brusselles for his attendance at the gaol delivery at Newgate to interpret divers languages spoken by strangers there, 13s.4d. (fn. 10)
k. To Nicholas Nashe farmer of Finsbury for his pains yearly to see the rakers and others resorting to the laystall (laystow) there with dung and filth to bestow the same upon the laystall and not to annoy (noy) the fields nor ways with the same, 13s.4d. [cf.25d]
m. [f.119] To John Evans and Hugh (Hught') Grymes, searchers appointed at the waterside for the ordering of billets, faggots, tall wood and other fuel brought to be sold to this city by water, to every of them for his fee, 33s.4d., summa £3.6s.8d.
b. To Anthony the clocksmith for tending the clock this year, 6s.8d. (fn. 11)
c. To John Haywood gentleman late measurer of linen cloth for an annuity to him granted for life in recompense of his office which he has lately surrendered to the di[sposition] (fn. 12) of the lord mayor and aldermen, £13.6s.[8d.]
d. To Mr Blackwell common clerk and clerk of the peace for the city of London for a yearly reward to him granted by act of court in consideration of such fees as to him belong as clerk of the peace by the poor prisoners at Newgate at the time of their delivery for that such as be not able to pay their fees should not remain [f.119v] prisoners for the same, £3.6s.8d.; to Henry Clerck clerk of the peace in the county of Middlesex for like consideration, £3.6s.8d.; to Edmund Mundes keeper of Newgate in like case, £3.6s.8d.; and to the swordbearer, marshal there, for like case, 13s.4d.; summa £10.13s.4d. [cf.23c]
f. To Lucy (Luce) Lyvers for her right and title of dower which she claims out of the house wherein William Bowmar late dwelt at Billingsgate for term of her life by act of court [24 July 1561, Rep.14, f.514], (fn. 13) £2.0s.0d.