Independent Sub-departments
Tents, Toyles, Hales and Pavilions 1660-1702

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Institute of Historical Research

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R.O. Bucholz

Year published

2006

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Pages

156-158

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'Independent Sub-departments: Tents, Toyles, Hales and Pavilions 1660-1702', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 156-158. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43798 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Tents, Toyles, Hales and Pavilions 1660–1702

The tents and toyles consisted of two masters, a clerk, a clerk comptroller, a yeoman of the tents, two yeomen of the toyles and a groom. In 1660, the comptroller, the yeomen and groom held by patent. (fn. 1) The master of the tents made £30 per annum, the comptroller £12 3s 4d; the clerk £13 7s 4d; the yeomen £10; the groom £9 2s 6d. In the toyles, the master made £66 13s 4d, the yeomen £36 per annum. (fn. 2)

Most of the subordinate officers in the department were abolished in 1685. The masters' positions were abolished in 1702.

Masters 1660–1685; 1689–1702

1660 20 June Jeffes, T. (joint)
1660 20 June Jones, T. (joint)
1661 21 June Bowles, W. (joint)
1661 21 June Child, R. (joint)
By 1685 Bowles, C. (joint)
By 1685 Spelman, J. (joint)
By 1685 Wright, J. (joint)
1689 1 Nov. Gorsuch, W.
1699 22 May Gorsuch, C.

Clerk of the Tents, Pavilions, Masques and Revels 1660–?1685

1660 11 Aug. Greene, J.

Clerk Comptroller of the Tents, Pavilions, Hales, Playes, Revels and Masques 1660–1685

[1660] June Loyd, J.
1674 14 Feb. Fleetwood, A.
1677 21 May Francis, T.
1678 8 Mar. Symes, L.

Yeomen of the Tents 1660–?

1660 25 June Bowles, R.
1660 30 Nov. Bowles, F.

Yeomen of the Toyles 1663–1685

1663 6 Nov. Davyes, T.
1663 6 Nov. Slater, R.
1667 10 Jan. Gunn, W.
1673 23 Aug. Wilcox, P.
1677 24 Mar. Hoard, T.

Groom of the Tents, Hales and Pavilions 1660–1685

1660 June Bowles, Sir W.
1673 23 Aug. Lawrence, C.

Footnotes

1 LC 3/2, f. 24v; LC 3/25, f. 57.
2 LC 3/24, f. 18