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Accounts: December 1595 - December 1597

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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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December 1595 - December 1597

The accompte of william:

Portington Cheif Carpenter vnto her matie & wm Ballett Goldsmith Churchewardens of ye p'ishe of St M'tine in the ffeildes in ye Countie of Midd', Chosen & appointed, wth ye whole Assent & Consent of ye Maisters of ye same p'ishe in vestrie for ye space of twoe whole Yeares Comensing at ye feaste of the beirth of or Lord god, 1595, & ending at ye like feaste in ye Yeare of or Lord, 1597, & in ye xlth yeare of ye Reign of or souereign Ladie Elizabeth by ye grace of god of England ffra'nc and Ireland Queene Defendor of ye faith &c' aswell for Receiptes as pay mentes by ym receaved & pd as in ye their accoumpt more p'ticularly ensueth.

The said accomptantes Chardge them selves with ye Receipt of lvs. iiijd. wch they Receaved of Henrye Johnson And Robert Occleson the Laste Churche wardens. at their entraunce into their Office lvs. iiijd.
Item Receyved for the Clarke & sextons wages As by their Gatheringe booke more particularlye appeareth xijli. xvijs. vijd.
It'm Receaved for half the Token money in this or firste yeare ijli. xvjs. iijd.
It'm Receaved of mr Marke Stywarde for one yeares Rent for the howse over the Churche Lane xiijs. iiijd.
It'm Receaved at the Vestrie yt was Layde out for Composition wheate (fn. 1) xxxijs.
It'm Receaved more the same Daye at ye vestrie being money yt was gathered by ye Constables for Soldiors (fn. 2) xliiijs. jd.
It'm Receaved for ye free stone yt was taken downe of ye Pillars in the Churche (fn. 3) xxxijs.
It'm Rec' ye xijth of Decemb' at ye vestrie wch was lefte by ye Scavengers when they gave vpp their Accoumpt (fn. 4) vs.
Some—xxijli. os. iijd.

Receiptes for burialls knells & suche like in this our firste yeare as followeth.

Christmas q'ter January 1595. Item the viijth was buried George Baker ni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried Ellyn Heldon for the ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. ye Cloth xxd, ye afternoones knell & Peales ijs. ijd. xs vjd
It'm the xvjth was buried Hughe Evans for ye worste Cloth ijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Edmounde Smewen for the Coffine & worste Cloth viijd
It'm the xxijth was buried william Austin for the ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. the Cloth viijd. the Afternoones knell xiiijd. the iiijor Peales xvjd ixs xd
It'm the xxvjth was buried Anne Kinge ni'l

The first yeares Receiptes

Christmas Quarter .1595.

ffebruary 1595. Item the firste was buried Alice Glouer for the Coffine Cloth & knell xvjd
It'm the seconde was buried [Joanna] Couxson widdowe for the Cloth xxd, the knell iiijd. the Peale iiijd. ijs iiijd
It'm for the buriall of mris Elizabeth Darcye for the Afternoones knell xiiijd. the Cloth ijs. iiijd. for the Peales xxd vs ijd
It'm the xvjth was buried mris Elizabeth Earley (fn. 5) for the grounde in the Churche xs. the Cloth ijs. the Afternoones knell xiiijd. & the Peales xvjd xiiijs vjd
It'm for the buriall of mr [blank] Pheapes for the grounde vijs. viijd. the Cloth ijs. the afternoones knell xiiijd. the iiijor Peales xvjd xijs ijd
Marche It'm the thirde was buried Richarde Palmer ni'l
It'm the xvth was buried Luke White for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd the afternoones knell xiiijd the peales xvjd xs xd
It'm the same Daye was buried Peter Whitehed for the worste cloth graue & knell xiiijd
It'm the xxth was buried wm Ryce for the ground in the Churche vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd the Afternoones knell xiiijd the Peales xvjd xs xd
It'm the same Daye was buried [Widow] Gilb't ali's ffucking for the Cloth viijd the grave vjd the knell vjd & ye Peale 4d ijs
1596. It'm the xxvth was buried Agnes Langhton ni'l
Some Quarter—iiijli. js. vjd.

Burialls in or Ladie Quarter .1596.

Aprill Item the firste of Aprill for the buriall of Marye Griffith for the worste Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Harrold Hill for the Cloth grave & knell xviijd
Maye It'm the firste was buried Alice Joanes for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell iiijd ijs vjd
It'm the vth was buried Mabell Whitney (fn. 6) the worste Cloth & knell iiijd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladie Day quarter .1596.

Maye Item the ixth was buried Richarde ffellowe for the grounde in the Churche viijs. the Cloth xxd the afternoones knell & peales xijs ijd
It'm the xth was buried xp'ian Golightley for the ground in Churche vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd the Afternoones knell & peales ijs. vjd. xs xd
It'm the xjth was buried Edwarde Joanes for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell iiijd. the peales viijd iijs ijd
It'm the xxijth was buried william Ban'ester for the ground vjs. viijd. the Cloth ijs. the Afternoones knell xiiijd. the iiijor peales xvjd. xjs ijd
It'm the xxiijth was buried william Henrickes worst cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Ralf Richardes for ye worste [cloth] & knell vjd
It'm the xxvijth was buried in the Abbey of westm' the Late Right honorable Sr John Puckeringe (fn. 7) knight Lord keep' of the greate seale of Englande for the knell Cloth & Peales vijs iiijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried John Tyler whoe was Executed (fn. 8) for the ground Cloth & Knell vs
June It'm the vijth was buried wm marsingale for the Cloth & knell ijs iiijd
It'm the ixth was buried Elizabeth Arnold for ye graue vjd & the knell iiijd. xd
It'm the xvijth was buried Henrye Martine worste Cloth ijd
It'm the xxijth was buried Ellyn Rogers from Knight[s]bridge ni'l
Some quarter—ijli. xviijs. xd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1596.

Julye Item the iiijth was buried John Mackendale for the Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the vjth was buried Erasmus Baldwyn ni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Steven Strudle for Cloth grave & knell ijs viijd

The firste yeares Receites

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1596.

Auguste .1596. Item the vth was burled Edwarde Leasure for the grounde in the Churche vjs. viijd. vjs viijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Dorothie Warde for Coffine and knell xijd
It'm the xxiijth was buried Dorothie Keame for the grounde in the Churche vjs. viijd. for the ij Peales viijd vijs iiijd
It'm the xxxth was buried Thom's Moore worste Cloth and knell vjd
Septemb' (fn. 11) It'm the vth was buried Joane Comelye ni'l
It'm the xth was buried John Bagley the sonne of John: Coffine vjd
It'm the xjth was buried mris Duglas Comelye for the grounde viijs. the forenoones knell & Peales ijs. xd. xs xd
(fn. 11) It'm the xijth was buried John Johnson ni'l
It'm the xxijth was buried Ellyn Tyckn' ni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried Nicholas Bedworth (fn. 9) whoe beinge p'ishe Clarke was Layde in the Churche porche (fn. 10) ni'l
Some q'ter—xxxs.

Burialls in Michaelmas quarter .1596.

Septemb' Item the xxxth was buried Joane Leannis for the Cloth grave & knell ijs iiijd
October It'm the firste was buried william Sparchefoorde for the Coffine vjd vjd
It'm the thirde was buried Thomas Hawarde for the worste Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the vijth was buried Peter waver for the Coffine vjd
It'm the ixth was buried Martha Brigges for the Coffine & knell xijd
It'm the xviijth was buried John Kyte from the swann for the Cloth ijs the grave vjd the knell vjd & the ij Peales viijd. iijs viijd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1596.

Octob' .1596. Item the xxth for the buriall of margarett Johnson for the Cloth vjd the graue vjd the knell vjd xviijd
It'm for the buriall of margarett Harris the xxvijth ni'l
November It'm the seconde for the buriall of Joane White for the afternoones knell xiiijd. the grave vjd. the iij peales xijd ijs viijd
It'm the xth was buried william Asbatche from knightsbridge for the Cloth ijs. the grave vjd ijs vjd
It'm the same Daye was buried Margarett Robbinson for the Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xijth was buried from knightsbridge katherin Goodman ni'l
It'm the xviijth was buried ffrauncis Allecocke for the Cloth xxd the knell vjd ijs ijd
It'm the xixth was buried John of Carata an Indian from Sr Walter Rayleighes (fn. 12) for the Cloth ijs. iiijd. the grave vjd the knell vjd the iij peales xijd iiijs iiijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Peter Sobbes for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the Afternoones knell xiiijd the peales xvjd iiijs viijd
It'm the xxvth was buried Luce Derrickson for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the Afternones knell xiiijd the iiijor peales xvjd iiijs viijd
It'm the xxvjth was buried in the p'ishe Churche of St Giles at Creeplegate Sr John Bucke for the grounde Cloth knell & Peales xjs vjd
It'm the xxvijth was buried Agnes [blank] from Kytes for the Cloth ijd the knell ijd iiijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Nicholas Rabbett ni'l
It'm the xxxth was buried John Miller for the worste Cloth ijd the knell vjd viijd
December It'm the thirde was buried Barbara Burneton for the Cloth ijd the knell ijd iiijd
It'm the iiijth was buried mr Derricke Heldon for the grounde vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd the iij peales xijd & the Afternoones knell xiiijd xs vjd
It'm the same Day was buried Alice Kinge ali's Veale ni'l

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1596.

December .1596. Item the viijth was buried Susan Gregorye for the grounde in the Churche vjs. viijd. the Cloth xxd the Afternoones knell xiiijd the Peales xxd xjs ijd
It'm the xth was buried Margarett Birchenhed ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Isabell Browne for the Cloth xxd the knell iiijd the Peale iiijd ijs iiijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Joane Dickins for the Coffine vjd vjd
It'm the xxijth was buried John Smaley ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Thomas Mathewe for ye Coffine vjd
It'm the same Daye was buried wm Bickerstaf ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried woolston Longe ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried ffrauncis Smaley ni'l
Some quarter—iijli. ixs. iiijd.
Some generall of the Receiptes for Burialls (fn. 13) is xjli. xixs. viijd.
Some Totall of this whole yeares Receiptes is xxxvjli. xvs. iijd.

The Said accomptantes Demaunde Allowance for ymploymentes & Chardges by them paide & Disbursed for the vse of ye Churche & other ordinarye & extraordinarye Chardges in this their firste yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1595.

Item Payde the xth of ffebruary for a bell Rope Weying vli & the half at iiijd the pownde xxijd
It'm payd for swearinge of our sidemen & or selves & for our Dynners the same Daye xxiiijs viijd
It'm payd for a booke that was appointed to be in the tyme of Lent xviijd
It'm pd for or Appeareaunce before mr Doctor Stanhoppe iijs
It'm pd for wyne that was bestowed vppon him at Dynner he Dyninge wth mr knight iijs iiijd
It'm pd for the Coppie of ye order aboute the Comunion & for the presentinge of or Quarter bills & for Recusantes iijs vjd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their Quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & Bells vjd
It'm pd for Bromes for the Churche vjd
It'm pd for mending of the Lockes of the Churche yarde gates xijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
It'm pd vnto Slater for Paveinge of vj graves vjs
Some Quarter—iiijli.

Paymentes in or Ladie Day q'ter .1596.

Item payd the seconde of Aprill for Ringing at her Maties Coming to Lambeth & for Ringing the thirde at her Maties Departure from thence to Greenewitch ijs
It'm pd for Ringing the viijth of Aprill at her Maites Coming to the Lorde Threasorers & goinge the same Daye from Whitehall to Greenewitch xijd
It'm pd for washeinge of the Surplus & the Comunion Cloth viijd

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladie Day q'ter .1596.

Item Payde for Scowringe of the Comunion pottes ijd
It'm pd the xxviijth of Aprill at the Archedeacons visitacon for a newe booke of Articles & for swearing of vs & or sidemen ijs
It'm pd the same Daye for or Dynners & ye sidemens xijs vjd
It'm pd the firste of maye vnto Henry Turvin for ij bell Ropes weying xli at iiijd the pownde iijs iiijd
It'm pd the xviijth of maye when the vicar or selves & the p'ishoners Came from the p'ambulacon for or Dynners xiijs
It'm paid vnto the Ringers to Drincke the same Daye & Holly thursdaye xijd
It'm pd for one Hundereth of Paveinge Tyles vijs
It'm pd for Delivering of or bill of p'sentmt for Easter Comunicantes ijs
It'm pd for or Dynners sitting vppon the same p'sentmt iiijs xd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for Bromes for the Churche xijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane the Lane ijs vjd
It'm pd for Coveringe of iij graves iijs
It'm pd for p'senting of or Quarter Bill xviijd
Some Quarter—iiijli. ixs. ijd.

Worke Done in & about the Churche as followeth.

Item the Takeing Downe of Peeres & Arches of Stone that the People may the better here the preacher, for the newe beareinge of the Roofes wth Stronge arches & Pillers of Tymber, for two greate windowes wth ij Dormors ouer them, for Alteringe & newe Removeinge of the Pulpitt, for alteringe & Lengtheninge of ij pewes the one where mrs Dobbinson sitteth & the other where mrs Child sitteth, for peeceinge of a table frame in ye quier broder (fn. 14) for makeing of newe formes & a frame to hange the buckettes one, for mending other pewes & other necessaries about the Churche, for stuf spent about the same worke aforesaid as followeth.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' Quater .1596.

The Chardges of the worke aforesaide as followeth.

Item Payd for iiijor Loade & xxijtie foote of Tymber at vjd ob' the foote vli. xixs. ixd.
It'm payd vnto a payer of sawyers for ix Dayes a peece at xiiijd the Daye xxjs
It'm pd for 173 foote of boorde at vjs. viijd. the hundereth xjs vjd
It'm pd for ij Joystes ijs
It'm pd for viij Doble quarters at viijd the Peece vs iiijd
It'm pd for xxvij single quarters at iiijd the peece ixs
It'm pd for viij Deale boordes that made the seates & formes at xiiijd the peece ixs iiijd
It'm pd for vij Dooble billetts vijd
It'm pd for ijli & the half of glewe xd ob'
It'm pd for ij greate windowes with Iron Barres xxxs
It'm pd for Nayles xxjs iijd
It'm pd for ix payer of Screwsses & viij shoares, standing Chardged vj Dayes vnder the Roof to beare it vp for the putting in of the newe Tymb' xxs
Some—xijli. xs. vijd. ob'

Carpenters & Joyners ymployed about the worke aforesaid as followeth

Henrie Catcham for 35 Dayes at xvjd the Daye ijli. vjs. viijd.
Ralf Bryce for 21 Dayes at xvjd the Daye jli. viijs.
Edward Hone for 15 Dayes at xvjd the Daye xxs
Thom's Youskes for 9 Dayes at xvjd the Daye xijs
William Clarke for 27 Dayes at xvjd the Daye xxxvjs
David Thom's Joyner for 6 Dayes at xviijd the Daye ixs
It'm for his man for vj Dayes at xvjd the Daye viijs
John Mounslowe Joyner for 17 Dayes at xvjd the Daye xxijs viijd
It'm for turninge of ij table feete vjd
It'm for Carvinge of the head of a seate xijd
Some—ixli. iijs. xd.
S[t]uf spent by the brickelayer & Plaisterer about Tyling & Plaistering of ij greate Dormors, about plaistering & seeleinge where the stone worke was tooke Downe, about mending the Tyling of the Churche, about paveinge in ye Churche wth other Necessaryes about the Churche
Some Page—xxjli. xiiijs. vd ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quater .1596.

Item pd for xj bundle of harte Lathe at xiiijd ye bundle xijs xd
It'm pd for a thowsande & the half of tyles & iij quarters of the hundereth at xiiijs the thowsande xxijs
It'm pd for a quartern of Roofe Tyles ijs
It'm pd for 200 of Lyme xijs
It'm pd for 7 treas (fn. 15) of Morter xxjd
It'm pd for 5 Loade of sande vs
It'm pd for 18 bushells of Hayre at vjd the bushell ixs
It'm pd for Sizes & Russett xiiijd
It'm pd vnto William Monckeffeild Brickelayer for xixtene Dayes worke & the half at xviijd the Daye xxixs iijd
It'm pd vnto a plaisterer for iij Dayes worke at xviijd the Daye iiijs vjd
It'm pd vnto John fookes Laborer for xviijtene Dayes at xd the Daye xvs
It'm pd vnto John Bellowes Laborer for xixtene Dayes at xd ye Daye xvs xd
It'm pd vnto John Cossott Laborer for vj Dayes at xd the Daye vs
It'm pd vnto mr Stone for iij Dogges of Iron (fn. 16) & a boult weying 42li. at iijd a pownde wch weare vsed vpon the beames where the stone worke was taken awaye xs vjd
It'm pd more vnto him for iij staples xiijtene spykinges (fn. 17) a plate & a stay for the Pulpett iijs iiijd
It'm pd vnto the Plomer for mending of the Leades ij severall Tymes as followeth.
It'm for xli of Sodder at viijd the Pownde vjs viijd
It'm for wood xijd
It'm for his Dayes worke xxd
It'm Geven the worke men in beere at sundrie tymes xviijd
Some—viijli.
Some Totall of all the worke aforesaid is xxixli. xiiijs. vd. ob'
It'm pd for iij quyor of paper for the Clarkes Register & for newe bynding of it againe xviijd

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' q'ter .1596.

Item payd vnto the Apparitor for a prayer booke to be red in the Churche at the Earle of Essex going to Cales (fn. 18) xijd
It'm paid for Ringing the viijth of Auguste (fn. 18) being vpon Comaundement from the Counsell for the good successe that the Earle of Essex & the Reste of his followers had at Cales voyadge iijs
It'm paid for a newe baldrigge for the greate bell ijs & for mending of an old baldrigge viijd ijs viijd
It'm paid for ij newe bell Ropes againste the Queenes birth Daye; weying xjli & ye half at iiijd the pownde iijs xd
It'm paid for Ringinge the vijth of September being her Maites Birth Daye iijs vjd
It'm payd for a quyor of paper iijd
It'm pd for ij Duste Baskettes for the Carying forth of the Rubbishe viijd
It'm Layd forth at sundrye tymes when we went about the Inmates (fn. 19) iijs iiijd
It'm pd for p'senting of or quarter bill viijd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm pd for keepeing of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for Broomes xviijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
It'm pd for paveing of ij graves in ye Churche ijs
Some—lviijs. jd.
Some Totall of all the Paymentes in this or Midsom' q'ter is xxxijli. xijs. vjd. ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1596.

Item payd for Ringing the firste of October at her Maties Remove from Gree[n]witch to Lambeth & soe to Nonesuche xijd
It'm pd vnto Richarde bartlett for newe glasing of the ij greate windowes in the ij gable Endes xviijs vjd
It'm payde the xiijth of October for p'senting or bill at the Archedeacons visitacon xijd
It'm payde the same Daye for or Dynners & ye sidemen xiiijs viijd
It'm pd for Ringinge the xvijth of november being the daie of the coronation (fn. 21) of her maties Reign vjs
It'm pd for a pownde of Candles iiijd
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij bell Ropes weying xjli & the half at iiijd the pownde iijs xd
It'm pd for Ringing the xxiijth of Decemb' at her Maties going to Sr Rob't Cecills to Dynner & Com'inge from thence the same Day xijd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for Keepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle & Bromes xijd
It'm pd for Holly Ivye Rosemarye & Bayes ijs
It'm pd for ij Duste baskettes & a white Brushe xiiijd
It'm pd for Scowringe of ye Comunion pottes ijd
It'm pd vnto foster the Apparator for p'senting of or Quarter Bill xviijd
It'm pd for Covering of iij graves iijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
It'm pd for washing of or Churche Clothes vjs viijd
It'm pd vnto mr Clarke for keepeinge of ye Clocke vjs viijd
It'm pd him more for mending the seconde bell Clapp' twice & the greate bell Clapper once ijs vjd
It'm pd vnto Bartlett the glasier for lookeinge vnto the Churche glasse viijs
It'm pd vnto the Highe Constable for maymed Soldiors for one half yere (fn. 20) viijs viijd
Some Totall of this yeares paymt is xlvijli. iijs. vjd. ob'.
Some Totall of this yeares receiptes is xxxvjli. xvs. iijd.
Some quater—vjli. js. xd.
So have we layd out this yeare more then we have receaved xli. viijs. iijd. ob'.

The accompte of the said William Portington & William Bartlett Churchewardens for their seconde yeare of office Comensing at ye feaste of the birth of or lord god, 1596, & endinge one ye like feaste, 1597, aswell of Receiptes as paymtes by ym receaved & pd as followeth

Receiptes

Item Receaved toward the Clarke & sextons wages as by or gathering booke appeareth xiijli. iijs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for half the Token money iijli. ijs. iijd. ob'.
It'm Receaved of mr Marke Styward for one whole yeares rent for the howse ouer the Churche Lane xiijs. iiijd.
It'm Receaved for the old Table in the Vestrie vs.
It'm Receaved for Tymber wch made a shudd (fn. 22) wch shoold have beene sett vpp in the Churche Yarde for ye hookes (fn. 23) & Ladders, the Peece being xiiijtene foote of Tymber vijs.
Some—xvijli. xjs. iijd. ob'.

Receiptes for Burialls knells & suche like in this our Christmas quarter .1596.

December. 1596. Item the xxxth was buried George Hardman for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd the ij peales viijd iijs iiijd
January It'm the firste was buried ffrauncis Kinnerson for the ground in the Churche xs. the Cloth xijd the knell xiiijd the v. peales xxd xiijs xd
It'm thirde was buried Richarde Clinche for the Cloth knell & Peale ijs viijd
(fn. 24)It'm the vijth was buried a Chrisome of wright ye Coache makers vjd
It'm the ixth was buried Richard Hambleton from Knightsbridge ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Robert Orrell ni'l
It'm the xijth was buried Alice wortley for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd & the ij peales viijd iijs iiijd

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter .1596.

January 1596 Item the xiiijth was buried a Chrisome of mr Oldisworth for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd vjs viijd
(fn. 26) It'm the xvth was buried mr Randolf Knevytt whoe was buried at St Andrewes vndershafte in London for the Cloth knell & Peales vs iiijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Anne wright for the ground vjs viijd for the knell & peales ijs xd ixs vjd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Joane hanwell worste Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Richarde Griffyn for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd & the knell vjd ijs viijd
It'm the xxxth was buried the Ladie Thomasine Maulbie Sometyme wif vnto Sr Nicholas Maulbie & at her Death wif vnto mr [blank] Rawe for the Cloth ijs vjd the knell xiiijd the Peales xxd vs iiijd
ffeabruary It'm ye thirde was buried Henrye Lougher for the Cloth knell & grave xvjd
It'm the xijth was buried Blanche Baker for ye Cloth xxd the grounde vjs viijd the knell vjd viijs xd
It'm the xxjth was buried Esay Rawley for the grounde in the Churche viijs the Cloth xxd the Afternoones knell xiiijd & the v peales xijs vjd
It'm the same Daye was buried Nicholas Agier for the worste Cloth & knell viijd
It'm the xxvth was buried John Evered worste Cloth & knell iiijd
Marche It'm the xvth was buried John Deane for the beste Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd ye iij peales xijd iijs viijd
It'm the same Daye was buried Ellyn Curson worste Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xviijth was buried Rob't Meares for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd & ye ij peales viijd iijs iiijd
It'm the xixth was buried wm Jasper (fn. 25) Joyn' vnto her Matie for ye ground viijs the Cloth xxd the afternones knell xiiijd the v peales xxd xijs vjd

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter .1596.

Marche Item the xxiijth was buried Marye white ali's Johnson for the grounde in the Churche vjs viijd the Cloth xxd the afternones knell xiiijd the peales xxd xjs ijd
It'm the xxiijth was buried Lewis Hoop' worste Cloth & knell iiijd
It'm the same Daye was buried John Shortread for the worste Cloth ijd the grave vjd & ye knell vjd xiiijd
1597 It'm the xxvjth was buried mr John Nevell for the grounde xs the Cloth ijs the afternoones knell xvjd the Peales xxd xvs
It'm the xxviijth was buried Emme Youle for the worste Cloth ijd the grave vjd & ye knell vjd xiiijd
Some quarter—vjli. vjs. ijd.

Burialls in or Ladie Daye quarter .1597.

April .1597. Item the firste was buried Agnes Blackewell for ye worste Cloth ijd the knell ijd iiijd
It'm the third was buried william Hewes worste Cloth ijd & knell ijd iiijd
It'm the iiijth was buried George Skeeres for the ground viijs the Cloth ijs the afternoones knell xiiijd the Peales xxd xijs xd
It'm the vth was buried Joane Bartlett for ye Cloth xxd ye grave vjd the knell & peales ijs ijd iiijs iiijd
It'm the xviijth was buried Richarde Newman ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Richarde Assey Cloth ijd & knell ijd iiijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Anne ffreeborne Coffine vjd
Maye It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth Holt for the grounde vjs viijd the Cloth xxd the afternoones knell xiiijd & ye peales xvjd xs xd

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in or Ladie Daye quarter .1597.

Maye. 1597. Item the xth was buried Robert Manfeild for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd ijs viijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Robert Browne worste Cloth ijd the knell iiijd & the Peale iiijd xd
It'm the xxiijth was buried ffrauncis Cobcott Coffine vjd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Jeames warde for ye Coffine vjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Arnold Cornelius for ye Coffine vjd
It'm the same Daye was buried Margarett Miller ni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried Elizabeth Symondes for the grounde in the Churche viijs. the Cloth xxd the afternones knell xiiijd the Peales xxd xijs vjd
It'm the xxixth was buried Rose fayrecloughe worste Cloth & knell viijd
June It'm the seconde was buried Steven vdall for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the knell vjd & the peale iiijd iijs
It'm the thirde was buried mr Jeames Mordaunt for the ground in the Churche xijs the Cloth ijs vjd the Afternones knell & Peales iijs vjd xviijs
It'm the vijth was buried mr John Symoundes for ye ground in the Churche viijs for the Cloth xxd the afternoones knell xiiijd the Peales xxd xijs vjd
It'm the xiijth was buried Bonney Oston for the worste Cloth & knell viijd
It'm the xvijth was buried Richarde Marshall for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd & the knell vjd ijs viijd
It'm the xxvjth was buried Seath Singleton for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd the Cloth xxd the knell vjd the iij peales xijd ixs xd
It'm the same Daye was buried Richarde Clarke for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd & the knell vjd ijs viijd
It'm the same Daye was buried Henrie Harman ni'l
It'm the xxxth was buried walter Hixson ni'l
Some Quarter—iiijli. xvijs.

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' q'ter .1597.

Julye .1597. Item the seconde was buried Elizabeth Good for the worste Cloth ijd & the knell ijd iiijd
It'm the ixth was buried John Deane for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the afternoones knell xiiijd & the iiijor Peales xvjd iiijs viijd
It'm the xijth was buried Sr Thomas Porter knight for the Cloth Afternoones knell & Peales vjs iiijd
It'm the xvjth was buried Anne Yngrome for the Cloth ijs for the grave vjd & the knell vjd iijs
It'm the xviijth was buried Agnes Nowell worste Cloth & knell iiijd
It'm the xxxjth was buried Marye Hancocke from Ebrue farme ni'l
Auguste It'm the thirde was buried Joane Richardes for the Cloth & knell ijs
It'm the ixth was buried wm Lyfelye for the Cloth & knell viijd
It'm the xth was buried Abraham Leedes for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the afternoones knell xiiijd the iiijor peales xvjd iiijs viijd
It'm the xjth was buried Edward Abbott ni'l
It'm the xviijth was buried Marye Hartley for the Cloth xxd ye grave vjd the afternoones knell & peales ijs vjd iiijs viijd
It'm the xxth was buried Henrye Wiseman for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd the knell iiijd vijs
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Marye Robbinson for the Cloth iiijd the grave vjd the knell vjd & ye ij peales viijd ijs
It'm the xxvjth was buried John Combstocke ni'l
September It'm the vjth was buried Agnes Colbacke for the Cloth & grave ijs (fn. 27)
It'm the xjth was buried David Hill ni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried Elizabeth Colbacke for ye Coffine vjd
It'm the xixth was buried wm webbe for the Cloth & knell vjd
It'm the xxjth was buried Ralf Chilmead for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the afternoones knell xiiijd & the peales xxd vs
It'm the xxvth was buried Elizabeth Cotton ni'l
Some quarter—ijli. iijs. viijd.

The second yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1597.

Octob' .1597. Item the seconde was buried Henrye Hatton for the cloth xxd the grave vjd the afternoones knell xiiijd and the v Peales xxd vs
It'm the vijth was buried Margarett Welshe (fn. 28) ni'l
It'm the viijth was buried Margarett Havard ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Elizabeth Sawyer for the worste Cloth ijd the grave vjd the knell iiijd xijd
It'm the xiiijth was buried John Horwell ni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried George Ticknor ni'l
It'm the xxvth was buried Sara Taylor (fn. 29) ni'l
It'm the same Daye was buried Jeane Evans (fn. 29) ni'l
It'm the xxixth was buried Henrye Martin ni'l
November It'm the vth was buried Jonas Robson for the Cloth xxd the grave vjd the Afternoones knell xiiijd the Peales xvjd iiijs viijd
It'm the vjth was buried Ellyn Davies ni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Thomas Dawson for the Coffyn vjd
It'm the xvijth was buried Jeremye Dawes ni'l
It'm the xviijth was buried Hughe Morgan for the grounde vjs viijd the Cloth xxd the knell & Peales xxd xs
It'm the xxvjth was buried Agnes Brasier worste Cloth ijd & the knell ijd iiijd
December It'm the vth was buried Elizabeth Harris ni'l
It'm the vjth was buried Avis Yelkes ni'l
It'm the xiijth was buried wm Bostocke s'u'nt vnto the Right Honorable the Lorde Norris (fn. 30) whoe was slayne by one John Rob'tes of the same howse for the Cloth & knell ijs
It'm the xxiijth was buried xp'ofer Hart ni'l
Some quarter—xxiijs. vjd.
Some Totall of this our seconde yeares burialls (fn. 31) is xiiijli. xs. iiijd.
Some generall of the Receiptes in this or seconde yeare is xxxijli. js. vijd. ob'.

The said accomptantes Demaunde allowaunce for ymploymtes & Chardges by them paid and Disbursed for the vse of the Churche & other ordinary & extraordinary Chardges in this their seconde yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quater .1596.

Item payde vnto foster the Apparator for a booke of Homylies & for the Coppie of or fastes & for his offering iiijs vjd
It'm pd for a newe servis booke vijs
It'm pd for Candles at severall tymes when the Maisters sate in vestrie iiijd
It'm pd for a Claspe of Iron for the locke of ye Chauncell dore xviijd
It'm pd for ij bell Ropes weying xijli at iiijd the pownde iiijs
It'm pd for p'senting of or quarter bill ye 11th of m'che xvjd
It'm pd for wrighting of a newe gathering booke for the Clarke & sextons wages ijs
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for keepeing of ye Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for bromes for the Churche xijd
It'm pd for Scowring of the Comunion Pottes ijd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
It'm pd for Covering of viij graves in the Churche viijs
It'm pd backe the xliiijs. jd. vnto the maisters of the vestrie: wch we Receaved of ym. being money that was gathered by the Constables for Soldiors (fn. 32) xliiijs jd
Some quarter—vli. viijs. jd.

Paymentes in or Ladie Daye q'ter .1597.

Item payd for a quartern & the half of Pavinge Tyles & for Cariadge of them ijs vjd
It'm pd for a booke of Articles the 12th of Aprill at the archedeacons visitacon & for swearing vs & ye sidemen xxd
It'm pd for or Dynners & the sidemen the same Day xvjs viijd

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladie quarter .1597.

Item paid for a Rope for the Clockes greate weight, of xvjli at iiijd the pownde vs iiijd
It'm paid for a baldrigge for the Treable bell xxd
It'm pd for or Dynners & the p'ishoners at or Comyng home from the perambulacon the seconde of Maye ixs iiijd
It'm pd vnto the Ringers for makeinge of them Drincke both the second & fourth Dayes & likewise vnto iij poore men yt tooke paynes wth Cariadge of planckes for the better going of or p'ambulacon iijs iiijd
It'm pd for a prayer booke to be Red in ye Churche for the p'seruation of her maties shippes & navye Royall (fn. 33) xvjd
It'm pd for Ringing the vijth of Maye at her maties Remove from Whitehall to Grenewitch xijd
It'm pd for an hower glasse (fn. 34) & for mending of the Iron whereon it stoode ijs vjd
It'm pd for presenting of or quarter bill the xvth of June viijd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & sexton for their quarters wages xxxs
It'm pd for keepeing of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle & broomes for the Churche & for Scowring of the Comunion pottes xiiijd
It'm pd for Covering of vj graves vjs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makeinge Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
Some quater—iiijli. vijs. iiijd.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1597.

Item payd for Lame Soldiors vnto the Highe Constable for iij quarters of a yeare xiijs
It'm pd for Ringing the vijth of September being her maties birth Daye iijs vjd
It'm payd for a bell Rope againste ye same Daye weying vjli at iiijd the pownde ijs

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1597.

Item payd for presenting of or quarter bills for Easter Comunicantes & for Recusantes ijs
It'm payd vnto the Clarke for his quarters wages xxs
It'm payd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wages xs
It'm payd vnto the Sexton for keepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm payd for oyle for the Clocke & bells & for bromes for the swepeing of the Churche xijd
It'm payd for Scowring of the Comunion pottes ijd
It'm payd vnto Bellowes for makeing Cleane ye Lane ijs vjd
It'm payd vnto Slater for Covering of a grave xijd
Some quarter—ijli. xvjs. xd.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1597.

Item payd for mending of a locke & key for the Midle Churche yarde gate viijd
It'm pd at the archedeacons visitacon for or Dynners & the sidemen ye xiiijth of octob' xijs
It'm pd the same daye for p'senting of or quarter bill & for a booke of Articles xvjd
It'm pd the xxth of October for Ringing at her maties Remove from Ritchmount to Whitehall xijd
It'm pd for Ringing the xxiiijth of October at her Maties going to the p'liament howse being the firste Day of the same p'liamt (fn. 35) xijd
It'm pd for Ringinge the xvijth of November at the exchaunge of her maties Reign vjs
It'm pd vnto Henrye Turvyn for ij newe bell Ropes weying xjli at iiijd the pownde iijs viijd
It'm pd for ij newe baldrigges iijs iiijd
It'm pd for mendinge ij old baldrigges xijd

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1597.

Item payd vnto Slater for Covering a grave xijd
It'm pd vnto the Clarke & Sexton for their q'ters wages xxxs
It'm pd for keepeinge of the Clocke xxd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke & bells vjd
It'm pd for Bromes & for ij Duste baskettes wch were vsed about the worke following xviijd
It'm pd for Hollye Ivye Rosemarye & bayes ijs
It'm pd vnto mr Clarke for Lookeinge to the Clocke this yeare vjs viijd
It'm pd vnto him for makeing of ij forelockes for the seconde bell iiijd
It'm pd for washeing of the Churche Clothes for this whole yeare vjs viijd
It'm pd vnto Bartlett the glasier for lookeing to the glasse this yeare viijs
It'm pd vnto the Armorer for tryming vpp of ij Corslettes xiiijs viijd
It'm pd for Tape & given vnto one for to helpe to sorte the Bookes in ye Churche & all the other wrightinges xijd
Some—vli. iiijs.

Worke done in & about the Churche this their seconde yeare as followeth.

It'm the Alteringe of the old Lofte in makeing it narrower one waye & enlarging of it ye other waye: & makeing Degrees & seates toward the Armorye & a seate wth Degrees toward the backwarde p'te thereof, ffor makeing of a newe Lofte in the sowthside of the Churche wth Degrees & seates in itt, ffor altering of Pewes one the maysters syde & makeing of Doores to them, ffor makeinge of ij newe Doores in ye Quyor, ffor makeing of a Boorded foote pace wth a backe & a table wth in the Quyor, ffor makeing of a newe strong Cheaste wth ij Lockes & iiijor keyes ffor enlarging ye lofte by ye Armory for the Cheaste to stand in, for makeinge of ij Hookes & iij laddors for the better preventing of fyer if any shoold happen for newe Rownding of a Laddor wch was geven by mr Brett, ffor lockes & keyes for Dyvers Pewes, ffor a troncke (fn. 36) for the plomettes (fn. 37) to Come Downe from the clocke in, for stuf spent about ye same worke aforesaid as followeth.

The second yeares paymentes

Paymtes in Mighelmas quarter .1597.

Stuf spent about the worke aforesaid as followeth.

Item payd for vj Loade & 44 foote of Tymber at 25s the Loade viijli xijs
It'm payd for a payer of sawyers for 18 Dayes & the half at ij. iiijd. the Daye ijli iijs ijd
It'm pd for .16. Deale boordes at xvjd a peece xxjs iiijd
It'm pd for .34. slytt Deale boordes & a half at .19d. a peece ijli xiijs xd
It'm pd for .1312. foote of boorde at vjs. viijd. the hundereth iiijli vijs vjd
It'm pd for 67 single quarters at iiijd. the peece xxijs iiijd
It'm pd for 9 furr Poles yt made hoockes & Ladders xxijs vjd
It'm pd for 4 Duble q'ters at viijd the peece ijs viijd
It'm pd for 27 Doble byllettes at jd a peece yt made Rowndes for the Laddors ijs iijd
It'm pd for 3 Rafters at xijd a peece iijs
It'm pd for Nayles Duble tenns single tens & sixe pennye nayles xixs vjd
It'm pd for 29 foote of inche & a half plancke at iij half pence a foote that made seate heades iijs viijd
It'm pd for 95 foote of 2 inche plancke at ijd a foote xvs xd
It'm pd for 64 foote of elme plancke yt made ye greate cheste at iijd the foote xvjs
It'm pd for Spruce Deale borde yt made a Table in the Vestrey ixs
Some—xxiiijli. xiiijs. vijd.

Carpenters & Joyners ymployed about ye worke aforesaid as followeth.

It'm pd vnto wm Bryce for 52 Dayes worke & a half at xvjd the Daye iijli xs
It'm pd vnto Richard webbe for 20 Dayes at xvjd a Daye xxvjs viijd
It'm pd vnto John Treadway for 30 Dayes at xvjd a Daye xls
It'm pd vnto Ralf Bryce for 53 Dayes at xvjd a Daye iijli xs viijd
It'm pd vnto ffrauncis Trye 33 Dayes at xvjd a Daye xliiijs
It'm pd vnto Rob't Hall for 48 Dayes at xvjd a Daye iijli iiijs
It'm pd vnto Thomas Stif for 31 Dayes at xvjd a Daye xljs iiijd
It' pd vnto a Carvor for 7 Dayes worke at xviijd a daye xs vjd
It'm pd vnto John Handes Joyner for Raysing of iiijor seates & makeing of iiijor pewe Dores to them xvijs vjd

The second yeares paymentes

Paymtes in Mighelmas q'ter .1597.

Item payd vnto handes for makeing of a table & a frame to stande in the Quyor iijs iiijd
It'm pd vnto him for makeing of a frame & a table to stand in the vestry xs
It'm pd vnto him for makeing of ye greate Cheaste xs vjd
It'm pd for 24 yardes of matt at iijd a yarde vjs
It'm pd for viijli of Candles at vd the pownde iijs iiijd
It'm pd for a pownde of glewe iiijd
It'm pd vnto the Turnor for turning of iij Colloms vijs vjd
It'm pd for vij tornes wth a Carre at vd a torne (fn. 38) ijs xjd
Some totall of the Carpenters & Joyners wages aforesaid is xxjli. viijs. vijd.

It'm ffor Plaistering & seeling of ye newe gallorye & mending the seeleing of ye old gallorye, ffor Latheing & plaistering p'te of ye windowe in the weste end of ye Churche, for stuf spent about the same worke as followeth.

It'm pd for viij bundle & a half of harte Lathe at xiiijd ye hundred ixs xjd
It'm pd for 4250 lathe nayles at xvjd a thowsande vs xd
It'm pd for 100 & a half of Lyme & a loade at vjs the hundred xs
It'm pd for 24 bushells of Hayre at vjd the bushell xijs
It'm pd for Cariadge of it ixd
It'm pd for 2 loade of Sande ijs

Playsterers ymployed aboute ye same worke as followeth.

It'm pd vnto wm moncksfeild for iiijor dayes xvjd a Daye vs iiijd
It'm pd vnto Jonas Benge ij Dayes & a half at xvjd a Daye iijs iiijd

Laborers ymployed aboute the same worke & Levelling of the Churche yarde.

It'm pd vnto william wildgoose for iiijor dayes & a half at xd the Daye iijs ixd
It'm pd vnto John Maunsell for iiijor dayes and a half at xd the Daye iijs ixd
It'm pd vnto John Bellowes for v Dayes Laboring in the Churche & Churche yarde iiijs ijd
It'm pd vnto mr Deakes for x loades of gravell yt Leavelled the Churche yarde at xd the Loade viijs iiijd
Some of this the seeleing wth stuf & workemanshipp wth laborers and gravell for ye Churche yard is iijli. ixs. ijd.

The second yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas q'ter .1597.

ffor Iron worke as ffolloweth.

Item pd for greate spykinges yt weare vsed about the Loftes & frame for the buckettes iijs
It'm pd for iiijor payer of Henges for the Pewes at iiijd the Payer xvjd
It'm pd for xj payer & a half (of henges) at vijd the payer vjs vjd
It'm pd vnto Rob't Larkyn for ij Lockes ij payer of henges 4or squyors (fn. 39) & iiij keyes for the newe Cheste iijli
It'm pd vnto him for iiij lockes for iiij pewe Doores at xijd a peece iiijs
It'm pd vnto him for 21 keyes at vjd a peece xs vjd
It'm pd for mending ye locke of the Chauncell Dore xijd
It'm pd vnto Lane ye smith for makeinge of one newe locke & mending of an old locke xviijd
It'm pd vnto mr Bickeford for 2 hoockes & 4 cheynes weying 214li at iiijd a pownde (fn. 40) iijli xjs iiijd
It'm pd for 8 Revettes (fn. 41) for them at ijd a peece xvjd
It'm pd for 80 nayles for them iijs iiijd
It'm pd vnto a porter for helping to Carrye the Hookes to Churche iiijd
It'm pd vnto mr Arnold the painter for newe painting of iiij buckettes wch weare geven by Jeames Emrye
It'm pd vnto mr Lover for Colloring & Painting of ye newe Loftes & the old wth their Colloms freeses & Cornishe iijli vs
It'm pd vnto Jacobe Cornewe for ye wrighting & ingrosinge of this acco'mpt & for the Inventoryes & gatheringe booke xxs
It'm pd for a Dynner for the maisters at the given (sic) vpp of this accoumpt xxs
Some—xiijli. xjs. ijd.
Some q'ter—lxviijli. vijs. vjd.
Some Totall (fn. 42) of this seconde yeares paymtes iiijxxli. xixs. ixd.

Money gathered for & towarde the buyldings aforesaid

It'm of the Right Ho: ye Lo: keep' Sr John Scudamore 20s Sr Edwarde Carewe vs
It'm of the Right Ho: the Lo: Threasorer mr Darcye xs Evan Price vijs
It'm of Sr wm Knowells mr John Davies esquier xs mr Dickins ijs
It'm of Sr Tho: Jarrett 10s mr Hungerford mr Danford La: war:s' ijs
It'm of the Lo: Bishoppe of worcester 40s mr goodcole vs mr Michell ijs
It'm ye Ho: ye Lord Norris 40s mr Shelley ijs wm Dawson Joyner ijs
It'm of Sr Thomas Hobbye 20s mr Marke Styward 5s Henry greene ijs
It'm of ye Lady Henneage 24s mr Thorpe 5s mrs Occleson xijd
It'm of Sr Jerome Bowes 20s mr Sweetsir vs mr Stappord xviijd
It'm of Sr Anthonye Cooke 20s mr Baldwyn vjs mr Rogers xviijd
It'm of Sr John Stanhoppe 20s the Lord Sandes vs Jeames Horwell ijs
It'm of ye Ladie Cheeke 20s mr Deakes vjs. 8d mr Lee ye Scriven' xijd
It'm of Sr Walter Rawleighe 20s mr ffowle vs mr wright iijs
It'm of the Earle of Bedforde 20s mr Hawkett vjs. 8d mr Alcocke ijs
It'm of ye Earle of Rutlande 40s mr Baptist vs John Allen iijs
It'm of mr wm Cooke 20s mr Hedworth xs mr Dixon ijs. vjd
It'm of ye Lady Mildmaye 20s mr Bevan vs mr Gregorye iijs
It'm of old mrs Anne Cooke 20s John Banckes vs mr meakyns xijd
It'm of mr Spyser 30s mr Jeames waller vs mr Porter xviijd
It'm of mr Layke 17s John Mathewe vs mr Jenever xijd
It'm of mr Dobbinson 16s. 8d mr Collarde vs mr Baker xijd
It'm of mr Mynter 17s mr Colbeacke vs mr Banfeild iiijs
It'm of Sr wm Lane 15s mr Huckle vs mr Henry Williamson iijs. iiijd
It'm of Sr Edward ffitton 10s mr walker at white hall 5s mr Langhton xviijd
It'm of Sr Edmond Varney 10s mr Cobham vs mr Derrickson xijd
It'm of mr ffitzgarrett 10s mr Coxe (?) vjs mr Hall ijs. vjd
It'm of mr Nightingale 10s mr Benge vs John Johnson iijs
It'm of mr Oldisworth 16s.6d mr Heyham vs mr Bradshawe xijd
It'm of mr Keame 10s mr Seaton vs mr Hearne xviijd
It'm of mr Rickardes 10s mr Danyell vs mr warn' ijs. vjd
It'm of mr Woodlocke 10s mr Steelecragge xijd mr Sloweman xviijd
It'm of mr Maynarde 10s Alphontley Roye xijd David Elders xijd
It'm of mr Spylman 10s mr Warren xijd mr Rogers iijd
It'm of John Golightley 10s mr Rickardes Joyner xijd Hughe Hill ijs
It'm of mr Saunders 10s mr Horwell xviijd Derricke Sincker ijs. vjd
It'm of mrs powltney 10s mr Style ye Taylor iijs Richarde Sheppey iijs
It'm of mr Thomas knevytt 10s mr Brigham iijs. iiijd mr Schettz Corvinus ijs
It'm of mr Wyndebancke 10s mr Newman xijd Olyver white xijd
It'm of mr Williams 10s mr Brittayn ijs mr Savadge ijs
It'm of mr Wardour 10s mr walterin Drury lane iijs mr Archer xijd
It'm of mr Derricke 10s Thom's ffeilde xijd mr Cancke xijd
It'm of mrs Joanes 10s John Heywarde xijd wm Dugdale iijs. iiijd
It'm of mr Thomas Mathewe 10s John Richardes xijd John Brathaunt xijd
It'm of mr Greene 10s mr wood iijs. iiijd wm Mylwarde xijd
It'm of mrs ffraunc's Cooke 10s mrs Brittayn ijs. vjd mr Cade ijs. vjd
It'm of mrs Downes 10s mr Browne ijs. vjd mr Sheerewood xijd
It'm of mr Bassill 10s mr Nutt iijs mr wafer ijs
It'm of mr Parkar 10s Samuell Jenever xijd John Bagley ijs
Some—36li. 1s. 2d. Some—xli. xs. vjd. Some—iiijli. xixs. ijd.

Money gathered toward the buylding & for their Pewes yt weare vnplased. as followeth.

mr Emmynges ijs. vjd widdowe Tyan xijd Hughe Hutchins xviijd
John Spragge xijd wm Pytt ijs David Prosser xijd
Nathan Darlea xijd Anthonye Hill xviijd Beniamyn Johnson xviijd
Alice Whittle ijs. vjd widdowe Kynn'son xijd mrsHeynes vjd
Ralf Allanson iijs wm Stone iijs Owen Pope ijs. vjd
mr fowell ijs. vjd Roger Joanes ijs. vjd Henrye Leonarde ijs
Tymothie Pendrie xijd mr Barbone ijs. vjd mr Sparcheforde ijs
Nicholas ffrauncis vjd mr Powell ser' ijs walter Hixson xijd
Richard Stowell xijd Cornelius moate xviijd Andrewe Brigges xijd
Richard Grigg xviijd wm Harte vjd Peter Symondes xijd
mr Preeste xijd Owen Evans xijd Olyver wyldman xxijd
mr Burton iijs mr Leonarde Harman ijs mr Huband iijs. iiijd
mr Grinking xviijd wm Dawson ijs mr Dutman ijs. vjd
Symon Rowlandson ijs. vjd Henrye Waller ijs. vjd mr Cobcott xijd
mr Scoales xviijd wm Pearson xijd mr Swetnam xijd
John Handes ijs. vjd wm Phillippes Pynn' xijd mr Dawson ijs
mr Comport ijs ffrauncis Danyell vjd mr Ryce ijs
mr Style iijs mr Baker ijs. vjd wm Clarkes sonne xijd
wm Elke ijs. vjd George Harris ijs mr Stacye iijs
mr Danyelston xijd Garrett Orluf xijd Henrye Bunting vijd
Andrewe White xijd Browne Balthasar xviijd Jeames Bleare xviijd
mr meanell ijs. vjd Lott Arnold iijs Richard Stevenson xijd
mr walton iijs. iiijd wm Clarke 2s mr Hopkins iijs. iiijd
Pawle vincent ijs Thom's Blisse xijd mrs ffenner iijs. iiijd
Rob't Pearson ijs. vjd George Elyott xviijd Thom's wilson shoemaker 3s
widdowe vincent xijd mr Burges xijd John Scarre xvjd
Allen Turnor ijs. vjd Derricke Hackes xijd John Joanes xijd
Jacobe Jezerdecke xijd Peter Salisburie xijd Richarde webbe xijd
Edwarde Porter xijd Rob't White xijd John Knyghte xviijd
Wm Wheeler xijd Pawle Warde xijd Ambrose Warde xijd
Richarde Taylor vjd Richarde ffairecloughe xijd Nathaniell Binckes xijd
Thomas Wilson xijd John Crosbie vjd ffrauncis Robbinson vjd
John Demillon xijd John Spencer vjd wm Brice xijd
Rob't Brett ijs mr Thimblebye vs Rob't Leminge ijs
Gathered of carteyn bachelers ijs. jd mr Mathewe Clarke vs mr Speede iijs. 4d
Som'—iijli. js. vd. Som'—ijli. xixs. Som'—ijli. xviijs. vd.
Some generall of ye Receiptes in this or two yeares amounteth vnto the some of 129li–6s–6d.ob'.
Some gen'all of the Paymtes in this or two yeares amounteth vnto the some of 128li–3s–3d. ob'.
And so Remayneth in or handes more then we haue Layd out wch we are Redie to Deliu' the some of xxiijs. iijd.
Examyned and allowed by the Maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder named the Nineth daie of August 1598 Annoq' R.R. Elizabethe Quadragesimo & the Chardge by them Comitted vnto the newe Churchewardens John Childe & Thomas Benge.

[Signed] T. Knyght
Richard wodlock
Symond Greene
Patricke [P. D.] Derricke
W'll'm Beuan
Anthony Haris
John [mark] Kelseys m'ke.
Edward Stylkragg.
John [mark] Goodcoales m'ke.
Richarde [RA] Aucockes m'ke.
Jeames [mark] wallers m'ke.
Hynry Jonson
w. Hedworth

John Childe Churchewardens.
Tho: Benge
Sct m'tine in the ffeildes Anno1598 An Inventorye of all suche Churche goodes as wm Portington Cheif Carpenter vnto her maite, & wm Ballett Goldsmith Late Churchewardens of the same p'ishe Did Leave & Deliu' into the handes & Custodie of John Childe & Thomas Benge their Successors the ixth Daye of Auguste Annoq' R R: Elizabeth xlo.

In the Quior & bodie of the Churche.

Inprimis on greate Bible & v s'uice bookes & a booke of homylies one litle Deaske one table & a frame wth a new addic'on vnto it one other table wth a foote pase a seate & a backe at the vpper end thereof.

It'm ij Cheastes wth lockes & keys belonging to ym.

It'm one Comunion Table cloth geven by the Lorde Threasurer, viij Diap' towells Contayning xxviijtie Yards one old Diap' Table cloth & one Surplus for the. Vicar.

It'm ij Streamors

It'm one Comunion Cupp of Silu' wth a breade plate weying both together xvjtene oz'.

It'm one hearse Cloth of red & greene wth a frindge of silke lyned wth blewe buckram & ij other old Clothes.

It'm ij Long Cushions of white Cloth of Tissewe Lyned wth Redd Leather by mr ffowler.

It'm ij other old Cushions & a greate Cheaste wherein they are wth locke & key to the same.

It'm iij Comunion pottes of pewter viz.

A pottle pott a quarte pott & a pynte pott.

It'm xxvjtie formes, xv of ym v foote long iij of xiij foote long ij of viij foote long iij of vj foote long & three of iij foote longe.

It'm ij Coffins ij Rollers a Paier of Treassells & a Ra'mer.

It'm one greate newe Cheaste wth ij lockes & iiijor keys, & a litle greene boxe in itt wth ij keys.

It'm in the Steeple v bells one saincts bell & a clocke

In the Armory.

It'm iij Arming swordes. (fn. 43) one horsemans sworde & ij backe swordes. (fn. 44) vj Calevers & a horsemans peece iiij flaskes & touche boxes iij Daggers iiijor white Corslettes & ij blacke Corslettes iij Almayne Ryvettes. (fn. 45) iiijor morrians (fn. 46) iiijor Sallettes (fn. 47) one buffe Jerkyn one Coate of mayle ij blacke bills (fn. 48) & vj Pykes.

It'm vj leather buckettes given by Patricke Derricke

It'm vj leather buckettes given by wm Bevan

It'm ij leather buckettes given by Edward Steelecragge

It'm ij leather buckettes given by Jonas Robson

It'm iiijor leather buckettes given by Jeames Emrye

It'm iij leather buckettes given by Henry Russell

It'm one long lather given by Rob't Brett

It'm iij newe Lathers & an old Lather & ij greate

fyer hoockes wth their Cheynes.

Bondes (fn. 49) Receyved by vs for the vse of the p'ishe in or tyme being then Churchewardens wch was in the yere of or Lorde .1596. &.1597.

for the some of xxxli. wch is nowe in Stocke & lent out by the Consent of the Vestry to the benefitt of the poore as followeth.

In mr Woodlockes hande the some of xli & his bonde of xxli for the payment of xijli at Christmas next being lent vnto him for ij Yeares. The wch xli. was geven by the executors of the late Sr John Puckeringe Lo: Keep' of the greate seale of Englande.

More in mr Bevan his handes xvli & Receyved his bonde of xxxli for the payment xvjli xjs at [blank] next being lent vnto hym for one yeare, of wch money vjli was leafte by the Remaynder of the Queenes money, & ixli leafte by the accompt of the Collectors for the poore Ralf Allanson Jonas Robson & wm Pittes in Anno.1597. This xvjli xjs is paid in & the bonde
D'd to him agen . . . . . . . . mr
Byns & mr child churchwardens for the tym being overseers for the poor 1598

More in mr Harris hande vli & Receyved his bond of xli for the paymt of vli. xs. on the second of maye next being lent vnto him for one Yeare, the wch vli. was geven by mr John Bingham Sadler for to be ymployed to the use of the poore, the wch three bondes is Deliu'ed by the Consent of the vestrye vnto the newe Churchewardens John Childe & Thomas Benge

Sct m'tine in the Feildes. An Inventorye (fn. 50) of All sutche Churche goodes as Henry Johnson And Rob't Occlesonne late Churchwardens of the same p'ishe Did leave And Deliu' into the handes And custodie of will'm Portington And william Ballett their Successors ye viijth Day of February 1595 Annoq' R R Elizabeth xxxviijo

Inprimis one great Bible & iiijor s'uice Bookes.

It'm one booke of Homileys. j little Deske.

It'm iij olde longe formes & xj short formes.

It'm j table of ye comaundmentes And one for ye p'clamac'on of waightes. (fn. 51)

It'm in the Steeple v great Bells one sainctus bell And a Clocke.

It'm ij coffines one Ramm' & ij Rowlers.

It'm a little cheast wth ij keyes wth boxes in it.

It'm in ye Quier one Joyned table one grene table cloth And ij Chestes.

It'm one comunion cupp of silu' wth a bread plate.

It'm one hearse cloth of red And grene with a fringe of silke aboute it lyned with blewe.

It'm iij other old hearse clothes.

It'm iiijor longe Diap' Towells conteyninge vij yardes And a half a peece. & iiijor olde Diap' towells one surplus for the vicar.

It'm [the remainder has been torn off]

Footnotes

  • 1. vide the last item on p. 473. The share of the parish was paid by the Churchwardens out of the Church stock, and then repaid to them through the vestry by a collection in the parish.
  • 2. cf. note, p. 293, and an entry of Nov. 1594 in the Vestry Minutes; £3. 16s. "wch was a restat of the money collected for setting forth of soldiers about or betweene Midsomer and Mych'" was handed to a vestryman to be expended in a law suit in re Common Lands, vide p. 477, and Appendix D.
  • 3. vide p. 484.
  • 4. None of these accounts have survived; the earliest of such documents are the Scavengers' Rate Books from 1634 onwards.
  • 5. Earnsley (R.)
  • 6. Whitnell (R.)
  • 7. May 3, "Viscera D. Joannis Puckeringe . . . in cancello templi Scti Martini in campis" (R.)
  • 8. "For coyninge false money" (R.)
  • 9. vide note 1, p. 455.
  • 10. cf. note, p. 2.
  • 11. Not in the Register.
  • 12. In August, 1595, Ralegh returned from his first voyage to Guiana.
  • 13. The Register contains 15 names which are not in this list.
  • 14. Broader.
  • 15. Trays, i.e. hods.
  • 16. Such as are used to secure dilapidated buildings.
  • 17. Large nails.
  • 18. The expedition to Cadiz, due in part to the capture of Calais by the Spaniards. The English fleet left Plymouth in the beginning of June and returned on August 8th, but Sir Walter Ralegh arrived two days earlier with the news of success, cf. Appendix D, under date June 13th, 1596.
  • 19. i.e. persons lodging in a parish of which they were not natives and in which they had not acquired a "domicile" or "settlement." Parish officials were most anxious to avoid having to apply their rates to the relief of any save their own poor.
  • 20. i.e. pensions paid (under the Act 35 Eliz. c. 4) to soldiers who were wounded in the service of the State. Later Acts were 39 Eliz. c. 5, and 43 Eliz. c. 4.
  • 21. cf. note, p. 454.
  • 22. Shedd.
  • 23. Fire-hooks, vide the Inventory on p. 505.
  • 24. Not in the Register.
  • 25. A vestrie man (R.)
  • 26. Not in the Register.
  • 27. i.e. Ebury.
  • 28. Weshe (R.)
  • 29. "que in turba que ad solemne' et Regiu' apparata' parliamenti videndu' aduenerat, Suffocata fuit:" (R.)
  • 30. Lord Norris of Rycote, the father of the famous commander, Sir John Norris. The well-known Norris monument is in St. Andrew's Chapel, Westminster Abbey; vide note 1, p. 521.
  • 31. The Register contains 59 names which are not in this list. The total of burials was 148, i.e. about 50 above the average for the years 1595–1602 inclusive. There was a corresponding decline in the birth rate.
  • 32. vide p. 477.
  • 33. "Certaine Prayers set foorth by Authoritie, to be used for the prosperous successe of her Majesties forces and navy." This was the unsuccessful expedition under Essex and Ralegh, occasioned partly by rumours that Philip II of Spain was preparing to avenge their victory at Cadiz in 1596; vide note 1, p. 487.
  • 34. vide note 1, p. 246.
  • 35. Nichols' Progresses of Elizabeth, III, 415.
  • 36. A tube or "shoot."
  • 37. The clock weights.
  • 38. qy. for the use of a cart for seven journeys.
  • 39. cf. Squares, hoops of iron (Halliwell), qy. the iron bindings of the chest.
  • 40. vide the last item of the Inventory on p. 505.
  • 41. Rivets.
  • 42. i.e. £80.
  • 43. A two-handed sword (Halliwell).
  • 44. A sword with one sharp edge (Halliwell).
  • 45. Light armour buckled or rivetted " after the old Alman fashion " (Halliwell).
  • 46. A helmet without a visor.
  • 47. A light helmet (Halliwell).
  • 48. The infantryman's pike or halbert.
  • 49. These bonds have all been crossed out.
  • 50. This inventorye is on a loose sheet of paper, which has been gummed into the account book. It has been damaged since it was fastened into the volume.
  • 51. vide note 2, p. 423.