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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 1538 - March 1540
Thys is thaccomyt of vs Jom Tyller and Edward Nycholson Churche Wardeyns of the p'issh Churche of Seynt Martens,/ in the ffelde/ by Charyng Crosse in the countie of Midd',/ Elect and chosen/ by the/ Consent will and Agreament of the hole body of the same paryssh to contynue as wardeyns/ from the ffeast of the/ Annu'ciacion of o^{r} lady in the xxix^{ti} yere of the reigne of o^{r}/ sou'aigne lorde Kyng Henry the viij^{th}/ vnto the same ffeast of the Annu'ciacion of o^{r} lady in the xxxj^{ti} yere of the reigne of o^{r} said sou'aigne lorde that is to witte, by the space of twoo hole yeres complete as herafter ensueth. (fn. 1)
Resceytes of Clarkes wayges Obyttes And buryalles for the ffirst yere
ffirst resceved for the Sepulchre light | x^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm for the paschall | xv^{s} iij^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued for the pewes for this first year | xxvj^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued of the cote and showes of the picture (fn. 2) of oure lady in sylu' to the value of | iij^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm the x^{th} day of Apryll resceyued for mother Whasshes grave and other necessaryes | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued for the great lyghts w^{t} her knyll and the pealles | v^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm for her monethyes mynde w^{t} the lyghts and Ryngyng | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the yeres mynde of Rychard Heylls w^{t} the great lyghts | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the yeres mynde of m^{r} Stokwood w^{t} the great lyghts the viij^{th} day of may | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the buryall of m^{r} Edgraves daughter the last day of may for the great lyghts, ij torches and the belles | vij^{s} | |||
It'm the iiij^{th} day of August for the buryall of blanche w^{t} the small lyghts had at the cost of petyr kelk | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm the viij^{th} day of August for the buryall of M^{rs} Stokwoodes s'u'nt w^{t} the small lyghts | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm the x^{th} day of August for the buriall of nycholas Starkeys chyld w^{t} the smalle lyghts | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm the xvj^{th} day of August for the yeres mynde of M^{r} Went w^{t} the great lyghts | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm the xx^{ti} day of August for the buryall of m^{r} Russells chyld the smalle lyghts | iiij^{d} | |||
Sum'—iiij^{li} xj^{s} j^{d} |
Resceytes
buriales | ffirst resceyued of the Abbot of westm' (fn. 3) toward the bying of the byble (fn. 4) | x^{s} | ||
It'm resceyued and gatheryd on palmesonday for the sepulchre lyght | x^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued for the paschall (fn. 5) | xiiij^{s} | |||
It'm resceyued and gatheryd for pewes for the second yere | xxvj^{s} x^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued for clerkes wages among the p'isshon's | xl^{s} | |||
It'm resceyued and gatheryd more for the wayges of John More o^{r} clerk for iij quarters | xxvij^{s} | |||
It'm resceyued more for John marshall (fn. 6) | x^{s} | |||
It'm the xx^{ti} dai of Apryll for maister Russells chyld for lyghts and torches | xvj^{d} | |||
It'm the x^{th} day of may for the buryall of a straunge man called Thomas langford, had oute of the harow (fn. 7) for lyghts and torches | xvj^{d} | |||
It'm for an old obyt kept the xxiiij^{ti} day of may w^{t} the grete lyghts for M^{r} Stokwood | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm in lykewyse for M^{r} went the xvj^{th} day of August | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the buriall of Will'm Wharlton the xxiiij^{ti} day of August w^{t} the grete lights | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the buryall of Richard ffawkes | ij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buryall of Thomas collys wyf the xxx^{ti} day of August | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buryall of henry heyle chyld | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buryall of Rose Wassh the mydell lyghts | xij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buryall of syr Will'm Skynn' the vycare, (fn. 8) the xviij^{th} day of Septembre, for lyghts and torches | v^{s} | |||
It'm for the buriall of mother Iryssh, the xx^{ti} day of, Septembre w^{t} the mydell lyghts | viij^{d} | |||
Sum'—viij^{li} vj^{d} |
Resceytes
It'm for the obyt of Thomas Arnoldes fader the xx^{ti} day of octobre w^{t} the great lyghts | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm for the buriall of the Clokmakers chyld | ij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buriall of Robert Shedwater | ij^{d} | |||
It'm for the buriall of Maistres Tyrwhyt the xij^{th} day of Januarij for the great lyghts the grave and the bells | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm for an obytt kept by m^{r} Norys, the iiij^{th} day of ffebruarij for the mydell lyghts | ij^{s} | |||
It'm for an old obytt for Rychard whassh the vj^{th} day of ffebruarij the great lyghts | iiij^{s} | |||
It'm the xvj^{th} day of Apryll for the buriall of margaret Revell | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm resceyued for old Iron and laten candelstykes that stode before Images in the churche (fn. 9) | ix^{s} | |||
It'm resceyued of the pleyers that played (fn. 10) in the churche | ij^{s} | |||
Sum'—xxxiij^{s} iiij^{d} | ||||
Sum' to'^{lis} of alle the resceytes for the second yere | ix^{li} xiij^{s} x^{d} |
Resceytes of other buryalles
In primis the buryall of one Glyn the kep's made of duram place the viij^{th} day of Apryll | ni^{ll} | |||
It'm the buryall of A Woman oute of the vycarege called margaret, the xx^{ti} day of Apryll | ni^{ll} | |||
It'm the buryall of A pou' prest from knyghts brige (fn. 11) the xxviij^{ti} day of June | ni^{ll} | |||
It'm the buriall of John warde oute of the lazar howse (fn. 11) the xxx^{ti} day of June | ni^{ll} | |||
It'm the buriall of Thomas megson oute of the harowe (fn. 12) the xxvj^{ti} day of Septembre | ni^{ll} | |||
Sum'—Nichill | ||||
Sum' to^{lis} of Alle the resceytes for bothe the said twoo yeres | xiiij^{li} xiij^{s} iij^{d} |
Paymentes made for the fyrst yere
Ordynary And necessary paymentes m^{t} rep'acions doon in the said yere In Anno prmio
It'm pd to the Sexton for Scowryng Ageynst Easter | xiiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd to the Organ maker for his fee | xij^{d} | |||
It'm for wasshyng of Alter clothes and other necessaries | ij^{s} | |||
It'm for wasshyng of Surpleces and alter clothes Ageynst mydsom' | xij^{d} | |||
It'm for wasshyng of alle man' lynen Ageynst crystmas | xx^{d} | |||
It'm pd for palme on palmesonday | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A pound. of ffrankcoinsens | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A quarter of coles on easter evyn | v^{d} | |||
It'm pd to the clerk for watchyng the sepulchre | ij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for poyntes and pynnes for the Churche | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A quarte of oyle and a lampe of glasse | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for a staf brussh | j^{d} ob' | |||
It'm pd for a smalle lyne for the pykes (fn. 13) | iij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for bordes and nayles for A pew at seynt Cutberts Chaple dore | ix^{d} | |||
It'm pd to John Erle (fn. 14) the xij^{th} day of June, as Apperith by his owne bill w^{t} his hand wrytten | xxxiiij^{s} xj^{d} | |||
Sum'—xlvj^{s} v^{d} ob' |
Paymentes.
It'm pd for Amendyng the Churche walles where lyghts stode (fn. 15) | xij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for Iren work made for the bells by hym that made the frame | vj^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A hondred of pavyng tyle | ij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for pavyng w^{t}in the churche | vj^{d} | |||
It'm pd to the Ryngers that Rang ageynst the kyngs comyng by (fn. 16) | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for certeyn bell ropes | xxij^{d} ob' | |||
It'm pd for a lode of lyme and a lode of sand | xiiij^{d} | |||
It'm more pd for pavyng w^{t}in the churche | viij^{d} | |||
It'm for repayryng the glasse wyndowes | ij^{s} vj^{d} | |||
It'm pd for iiij bell ropes | iij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for bromes to swepe the Churche | j^{d} | |||
It'm pd for cotten candell for the quyre ageynst Alhalontyd | iij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for holly and Ivy ageynst crystmas | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for coles w^{t} in the churche | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for vj lb' of cotten candell for the Churche ageynst Crystmas | vij^{d} ob' | |||
It'm pd for setting the holly waterstok, (fn. 17) and Amendyng the pavyng w^{t} in the Churche | viij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for a pece of small corde lyne | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd to John Adney for nayles and mendying the wheles of the bells | x^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A chest to kepe the lyger (fn. 18) w^{t} ij loks and ij hynges for the same | iij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for garnysshyng of vj torches agaynst Corpus Cristi day | ij^{s} | |||
S'mm'—xxj^{s} vj^{d} |
S'mm' to^{lis} of Alle the paymentes And dys Charges for the first yeres accompt | vj^{li} xij^{s} iij^{d} ob' |
Paymentes and dyscharges made and don in the seconde yeres accompt
Ordynary and necessary paymentes w^{t} rep'acions don in the seconde yere.
It'm pd for holy and Ivy at Crystmas | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for vj^{lb'} of tallugh candell | vij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for A pound of cotton candell | j^{d} ob' | |||
It'm pd on palmesonday for palme | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for syngyng brede | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for a pound of ffrankcoinsens | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for pynnes and poyntes for the Churche | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for bromes for the Churche | j^{d} | |||
It'm pd for makyng the braunche and chaynes and (fn. 19) payntyng of the same stondyng before the Sacrament | iiij^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for ij tables and parchement w^{t} the dueties (fn. 20) of the Churche therin prynted | x^{d} | |||
It'm on Easter Evyn pd for a quarter of coles | v^{d} | |||
It'm pd for watchyng the Sepulchre | ij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for mendyng the lok and key of the Churche dore | xij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for ij holly water sprynkells (fn. 21) | ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for mendyng the Sencers | xij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for a lyne to hang the braunche on (fn. 19) | viij^{d} | |||
It'm pd to iiij pou' men to bere baners in Crosse weke (fn. 22) | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm pd for a new surples for the curat (fn. 23) | viij^{s} | |||
It'm pd for wax had of maister Russell as apperith by his byll | xxxiij^{s} ij^{d} | |||
It'm pd at the resceyte of the Accompt of o^{r} p'decesso^{r}s for brede drynk and chese | xx^{d} | |||
Sum'—lv^{s} x^{d} ob' |
Paymentes and dyscharges
It'm more p^{d} to the same m^{r} Russell for old wax makyng and for certeyn lyghts to the hy Alter for the braunche w^{t} new stuf and ij new pound tapers as apperit by A byll of his hand | vj^{s} | |||
It'm p^{d} for mendyng the organs | xij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for mendyng of the Judas crosse (fn. 24) | ij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} more for mendyng the organs and the bellowes of the same | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for garnyeshyng of vj torches Ageynst Corpus x'pi day | ij^{s} | |||
It'm p^{d} for A byble (fn. 25) | xij^{s} viij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for viij fadom of lyne to Ryng the Sauns bell (fn. 26) | iiij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for wyndyng vp the great bell and for shuting the Styropes, (fn. 27) and nayles for the same | x^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} to John Adney for mendyng the bell | viij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} to Thomas Arnold for a thousand and a half of bryk for the Churche walle | vj^{s} vj^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for lyme and sand | v^{s} | |||
It'm for the waiges of the bryklayer and his man by the space of ij dayes and a half | ij^{s} xj^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} for a lode of lyme to Amend holes w^{t}in the Churche and pavyng the grounde | ix^{d} | |||
It'm for the waiges of the bryklayer and his man by the space of one day | xiiij^{d} | |||
It'm p^{d} to the organ maker for his yerely fee | xij^{d} | |||
It'm for wasshyng and scoryng the Churche stuf Ageynst Easter | vj^{s} | |||
It'm for parchement set in this boke and for wryting and castyng this Accompt | v^{s} | |||
It'm for engrossyng and makyng the Inventory of the goodes of the Churche | xx^{d} | |||
Som'—lvij^{s} | ||||
S'mm' to^{lis} of alle the paymentes done in the second yere | viij^{li} xvj^{s} x^{d} ob' | |||
S'mm' to^{lis} of alle the paymentes And dyscharges for bothe the sayd twoo yeres | kd^{li} ix^{s} ij^{d} | |||
And so. restith due to the said Accomptauntes by this Accompt, by reason the paymentes do Amount Above the resceyttes and charges | xv^{s} xj^{d} |
Gyftes geben to the Churche prodyded in oure tyme by the help of m^{r} Russell
In primis A saunce bell (fn. 28) | ||||
It'm A lectorne (fn. 29) | ||||
It'm A manuell Boke (fn. 30) | ||||
It'm A holly water stok | ||||
It'm gevyn by maisterys marten A nawbe, (fn. 31) A ffannell (fn. 32) and A corpus cloth (fn. 33) | ||||
It'm layde in the Churche lane and at the bak gate by John Tyller, xx^{ti} lode of gravell ffor the whiche the said John Tyller resceyued toward the same of m^{r} Dymmok—viij^{d} |
The copy of will'm Russells byll of the sepulchre light.
Memorand' the syxt day of Apryll in the xxxj^{ti} yere (fn. 34) of the reigne of o^{r} sou'aigne lord kyng Herry the viij^{th}, witnessith that I will'm Russell of the towne of westm' in the countie of midd' waxchaundeler, have the stok of wax for the Sepulchre light of seynt martens in the ffeld, xv^{th} tapers, eu'y of them, weying iiij^{ll} the pece, the sum' of the weight of the same tap's iij score pounde, And also the said Russell hath resceyued the day and yere afore wrytten, ij tap's for the said sepulcher weying ij^{ll}' | ||||
Sum' of alle the hole resceyte ys iiij^{xx} ij^{ll}' |