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St Martin-in-The-Fields: the Accounts of the Churchwardens, 1525-1603. Originally published by [s.n.], [s.l.], 1901.
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March 1552 - March 1554
This is the accompte of vs Will'm Browne and Crystofer Nedome Churchwarde's of the p'yshe of saint Martin in the ffeldes besyde Charing Crosse in the Cowntye of Myddelsex electe and Chosen to contynewe as wardeins ffrome the feast of Tha'nuncyacon of the blessed virgin saint Marye in the yeare of our Lorde god a Thowsaunde ffyve hundrethe ffyftye and two And in the sixte year of the Reigne of our Late Soueraygne Lorde King Edwarde the Sixte, Vnto the ffeast of Thannu'cyacon of the blessed virgin saint Marye in the yeare of our Lorde god a Thowsande ffyve hundrethe ffyftie and ffowre, (fn. 1) in the ffirst yeare of the Reigne of our Soueraygne Ladye Marye by the grace of god Quene of England ffraunce and Irelande Defendo^{r} of the ffaythe and in Earthe of the Churche of Englande and Irelande vnder god the supreame Heade, That ys to saye for the space of two hole yeares to be ffullye completed and ended of all and singuler our Receptes and paymentes and other ordynarye chardges specyfyed and conteyned in this our Accompte as by the Declaracon herof more plainelye Dothe apeare as herafter ensuythe. | ||||
ffirst the forsayde wardeins Doo Chardge Themselves with ffowre poundes six shillings and Three Pence to them Delyuered by the wardeyns beinge in the Rowme the Laste two yeares before | iiij^{li} vj^{s} iij^{d} | |||
Receptes ffor Buryalls and breakynge of the grounde ffor the space of Two yeares of this our Accompte (fn. 2) | liij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
Gathered at the ffoure Quarter Dayes ffor the Clercke and Sextons wages in thies two yeares of thys our accompte | xiij^{li} iij^{d} | |||
Gathered the yeares afore sayde for pewes | iij^{li} v^{s} | |||
Som'a tota^{lis} of thies Receptes | xxiij^{li} v^{s} |
In primis payde to the Clarke for his hole yeres wages endyng at Chrystynmas for thies two yeres | viij^{li} | |||
It'm payde to the sexton for his wages for a yere and a halff endynge at Mydsomer | iij^{li} | |||
It'm paide to the Sextons wyf for wasshinge and for Bromes | ij^{s} | |||
It'm paide ffor breade Drincke and Chese at the Accompte of the Olde Churche wardeyns | xviij^{d} | |||
Som'e of thies paymentes | xj^{li} iij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
Receued by vs Will'm Browne and x'pofer Nedome, the fforsayde wardeyns for certene stuff solde by vs as herafter in percelles ensuythe | ||||
In pr'mis Receued of Edmonde Ogull ffor an olde settyll | xx^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of Master Docto^{r} Huycke for two yeares Rente ended at Myhillmas in the ffirst yere of the Reign of our Sou'aigne Ladye Quene Marye | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued for a ladder of Harolde Byngh'm | xij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of wyll'm Mathewe ffor olde brokyn stuff of the Roode Lofte (fn. 3) | ij^{s} x^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of M^{r} Best ffor the Clothes | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of wyll'm water for Lyke broken stuff | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of Agar | xij^{d} | |||
It'm Recued of M^{r} Vycar (fn. 4) | ij^{s} | |||
It'm Receued of Docto^{r} Peakyns | vj^{s} | |||
It'm Receued of M^{r} Worleye for olde Tymber | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of the Clarke | xij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued more for Broken stuff | iij^{s} vij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of the p'ysshion's for token monye at Easter this Last yere of our accompte | xxxix^{s} | |||
It'm solde and Receued for y^{e} Co'munyo' Cupp all sylv' weinge xxxiij^{ti} ownces & half a q'ter after iiij^{s} viij^{d} the ownce | vij^{li} xiiij^{s} vij^{d} | |||
Memorand Gathered and Receued of the p'ysshion's towardes the Chardges of breade and wyne | xix^{s} | |||
Som'e of the sayde Receptes | xiij^{li} viij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
Receued also by vs the forsayde wardeins of certene men in the p'yshe aforsayde towards the makynge of the pewes for the Co'munyon (fn. 5) as hereafter pertyculerlye ensuythe | ||||
In primis Receued of Master Pyrrye | iij^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of John Evans | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of John Goldhurst | xx^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of Richard Hamdon | xij^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of swafforde | vj^{d} | |||
It'm Receued of Burnop | vj^{d} | |||
Som'e—x^{s} viij^{d} | ||||
Somma tota^{lis} of all the hole Recepts of thies two yeares | xxxvij^{li} iiij^{s} | |||
The saide accompta'nntes Doo aske allowance ffor paymentes by them Layde out to and for the Churche vse in thies two yeares of this theyre Accompte as here after in percelles more playnelye apearethe | ||||
In primis for a lode of lyme | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Gawdye the Brycklayer and his laborer for Coverynge of Ropers (fn. 6) grave and wyll'm Bucklays (fn. 7) | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a hundreth of Pavinge Tyle | ij^{s} x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Gawdye and his laborer for coveringe of Gyles Bonfeldes (fn. 8) grave | vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde to penythorne for a pewe for the poore | vij^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for wrytynge of a Byll that was put in to the sp'uall Courte | v^{d} | |||
It'm payde for ij C and a half and xj^{li} of leade and xj^{s} the hundrethe | xxix^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for thre Elles of ffyne Normandye Clothe of thell q't' & brede (fn. 9) at iij^{s} the Ell | ix^{s} | |||
It'm payde for a pece of Dyaper conteyninge xxxv^{ti} yardes in lengthe at vj^{d} ob' the yarde | xix^{s} | |||
It'm payde for three newe Bawdryckes | iij^{s} vij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for the Juryes Drinckinge when they satt vpon the Churche goodes (fn. 10) | iiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for the makinge of the booke of the Churche goodes that was Delyu'ed to the Com'yssyon's (fn. 10) | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Mr. worlaye for the Rent of the Churche waye Due at Myhillmas in the sixt yere of kinge Edward the sixte | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for two bookes for the s'vice of the Communyon (fn. 11) | viij^{s} | |||
It'm payde to penythorne thelder for mending of the Pewes | xij^{d} | |||
It'm paid to Androwe weston for makinge of two seates and Deskes w^{t} in the Quere for the vycar and the Clerke | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde to Gyles quarell Glaysier for mendinge of the glasse wyndowe | xiiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor two bellroopes | ij^{s} j^{d} | |||
It'm payde for the Proclamacon and a prayer ffor the Quene (fn. 12) | ij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for alterynge of the pulpytt & for stuff | iij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde for an olde portace (fn. 13) | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to John powre for levelynge of the Churche waye | vj^{d} | |||
It'm for puncyons (fn. 14) and q'ters for the gate in the churchewaye | xviij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a payre of Garnettes for the same gate | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for nayles | ix^{d} | |||
It'm payde to the Carpentar | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to his laborer | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to penythorne the yonger for takynge Downe of the vpper parte of the pewes in y^{e} Quere | v^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor two newe Bellroopes | ij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor a loode of lyme | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde for hemmynge of three Tabillclothes | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payd for a paper booke | vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a booke of paper for the poore (fn. 15) | xx^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a booke of paper for the Co'munyon (fn. 16) | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payd for the [blank] | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Gawdye for Coverynge of x'pofer Nedome wyfes Grave | viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Ryngers when the quene came to Whyte Hawlle (fn. 17) | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde for mendyng of the Bell whele | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a Messe (fn. 18) booke and a Crosse (fn. 19) | xvij^{s} iij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a payre of Candyllstycks and a holye water stocke (fn. 19) w^{t} a spryncle | ix^{s} | |||
It'm payd for a Baskett of holy brede (fn. 19) | iiij^{d} | |||
(fn. 22)It'm payde for two Tapers of half a pounde weight | v^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor a manuell (fn. 20) and a portas (fn. 13) | iiij^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for two newe Bawdrycks | ij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor Throston Mayres graves Coverynge (fn. 21) | vj^{s} | |||
It'm payde for mendyng of a Bawdryke | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a pece of Iron that the pyx (fn. 23) hangeth vpon over the Awlter | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a Bellrope weinge vij^{li} and a half | xv^{d} | |||
It'm for mendynge of a Bawdryke | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm for Rynginge of the Belles vpon Asshewedensdaye (fn. 24) | iiij^{d} | |||
Som'e of the sayde Paymentes | viij^{li} vij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
The saide acco'mpta'ntes Doo aske allowa'nce, ffor paymentes also by them layde out aswell for takinge Downe of the Roode Lofte, and for makinge of the Co'munyon Pewes (fn. 25), As also for and abowte certene stuff in alteringe of the Quere and workmen for the same as p'tyculerlye hereafter ensuythe | ||||
In prim's payde to Andrewe Weston for takynge Downe of the Roode Lofte (fn. 26) | x^{s} | |||
It'm payde more to the sayde Andrewe weston by daye wages | xj^{s} | |||
It'm payde to hys man | ix^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to John welbye | ix^{s} | |||
It'm payde to henry Alarde | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde to his man | v^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to two of yonges men | x^{s} | |||
It'm payde to Bucke | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to John watson | x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to will'm Trysshe (fn. 27) | ij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to James Crawe laborer | ij^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Richard button laborer | xxij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for nayles | iiij^{s} v^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor two loodes of lyme | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for iij q'tern of quarter borde | ij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for halfe a hundred of Plawned (fn. 28) Borde | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for two quarters | viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a quayre of pap' to gath' y^{e} chardges of the Communyon bye (fn. 29) | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to the good wyf yonge for a loode of sande | viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde more to two Joyners | iiij^{s} x^{d} | |||
It'm payde to a Brycklayer | xxij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to two laborers | ij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor Nayles | xviij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for three loodes of lyme | xxj^{d} | |||
It'm payde for Bordes and quarters | xx^{d} | |||
It'm payde for one hundrethe of pavynge Tyle | iij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for a loode of Bryck for y^{e} Allter (fn. 30) | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm payde to Marckes | ij^{s} vij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a loode of lyme and a lode of sande | xxij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Gawdyes laborer for making of y^{e} Alter (fn. 30) | xx^{d} | |||
It'm payde and layde out for bread and wyne, for them that came to the Co'munyon in the sayde two yeres space | xxvij^{s} ob' | |||
It'm payde ffor vij loodes of gravell to the good wyf yonge, for the Churche yarde | ij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde to Button for iij loode of gravell for the same Churche yarde | xviij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to John Powre for casting abrode the sayde gravell | vj^{d} | |||
It'm payde for pawlmes (fn. 31) and Ewe | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a payre of Sensors | v^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a Crysmatorye (fn. 32) for oyle | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm payde ffor a precessyon' (fn. 33) | ij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for a sup'altare (fn. 34) and two Cruetts (fn. 35) | viij^{d} | |||
It'm paide ffor a fframe for the sepulture (fn. 36) and for Judas Crosse, (fn. 37) and for the Paschall & for cordes Platters, ffrynge, nayles & oth' necessaries aboute the same | vj^{s} vij^{d} ob' | |||
It'm payde for watching of the sepulture | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a Bellroope of vj^{li} | xij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for bromes for the sayde ij yeares | viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for ffrankensence | j^{d} | |||
It'm payde for xxiiij^{ti} pound iij q't's of wax for the sepulture and paschall lyght and for y^{e} fonte Taper and sysys for Judas crosse (fn. 37) after x^{d} y^{e}. li. | xx^{s} vij^{d} ob' | |||
It'm for wasshing of the lynnen the space of theis two yeres | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm payde to John yonge for makinge clene of v. harnes (fn. 38) belonginge to the p'yshe w^{t} swerdes (fn. 39) and Daggers w^{ch} Remanes in the churche | vij^{s} | |||
It'm payde for iij skynnes of p'chement to wryt this accompte and to wryte the Inventorye of the churche goods w^{t} all | xviij^{d} | |||
It'm payde for a Chalyce w^{t} a patyn of sylver and Doble gyltt weing xvj ownces iij q'ters aft' v^{s} vj^{d} the ownce | iiij^{li} xj^{s} | |||
It'm payde for a vestment w^{t} Thapparell (fn. 40) | xx^{s} | |||
It'm payde for wryting and castinge of this owre accompte as yt apeareth in this present booke and for wrytinge and castyng the same in paper, and for wryting of the Inventorye of the churche goodes in p'chement, and for wryting of the gatheryng book to gather the Clerke and sextons wages withall | xj^{s} | |||
Som'e of thies paymentes—xv^{li} xiij^{s} vij^{d} ob' |
a'no i^{o} et 2^{o} p. et M. die xv^{o} aprilis Thys Accon'pte ys alowed by the vewe of y^{e} deputies by the com'ishionares, & for su'me imp'fectio' fou'de there yn browne & nedam haue payed fyue shyllyngs & so they remayne acquieted. Robert Huycke.
Som'e tot^{lis} of all the hole Two yeares paymentes | xxxv^{li} vij^{s} vij^{d} ob' | |||
And so Remayneth in Readye monye | xxxvj^{s} v^{d} ob' |
Signed] Richard Boyley John Russell p' me John best
Henry Hovghton John Rollisley
Roger [mark] Lee
John [mark] Evance [mark] hary Weston
franssys
[mark]
Dymbulby
M' That the xxvij daye of maye, by a comen and agreable asse't of al the parishe of thys curche yn the p'sence of m^{r} Doctor Westo' (fn. 41) Dean of Westm' are apoynted (fn. 42) to enquire & searche the dettes, the spoyles & detrime'ts co'cerny'g the curche or any guddes or co'modites there to belo'gy'g fro' fyftye yere past, Ro' Huycke, m^{r} Rouseley, Robert perye, hue Hawarde [Joh]n Eua's, Nicolas Jones, Henrye Reuel, Thomas Cole & y^{e} curche wardens (fn. 43) nowe [cut off] eyng to endure at the tyme of y^{e} curche wardens office w' noweare
[Signed] Hugo Weston decanus Westminst'r
Robertus Huycke
John Red
wyll'm hithe
John Best
Wyll'm Coxe
Wyll'm matsey (?)
Henry Revell
Robert Were
[mark] G
by me John Colbrand
[mark] will'm Horseley
John Hareson
John Rollisley
John golyghtly
John Russell
tho's morland
Henry Houghton
by me nycholus cauessl [bound up]
Chrystoffer nedeh'm
[mark]
Rychard ffeles
andro weston
[mark] [mark] Rogar nycolls
Robart Wa . . . . . .
[mark]
Thomas cudde