F. ACCOUNT OF THE REYNWELL ESTATE 1565–66
[f.204v] The account of the chamberlain for the lands of
Mr John Raynewell sometime mayor of this city
323. The Charge [Receipts]
a. Arrearages due by this accountant upon his last account, £233.3s.4½d.
b. Receipts of the rents of Mr Raynewell, vacations and desperates
allowed, as by the renter appears, £123.16s.8d.
c. Of Thomas Sares haberdasher for the fine of a lease of the Black Hoop
being a brewhouse wherein he dwells in Lime Street in the parish of St
Andrew Undershaft for 21 years beginning at Michaelmas 1565,
d. Summa totalis £377.0s.0½d.
324. The Discharge [Payments] (fn. 5)
a. To William Fermer to the use of the petty canons of St Paul's for
Foliat's chantry, £1.0s.0d.
b. To the chamber of London for quitrent out of the vestry of St Botolph
Billingsgate charged in the rental of the general lands in the title of Tower
Street and Bridge Street, £1.0s.0d.
c. [f.205] To Agnes Kelley widow for quitrent out of Holy Rood Alley
near Billingsgate sometime paid to Giles Polyver, (fn. 1) 10s.0d.
d. To the comptroller of the chamber for overseeing this account,
e. To the renter for gathering the rents and potation money, £6.13s.4d.
f. To him for his liveries this year, £2.13s.4d.
g. To Mr John Ryvers and Mr James Hawes aldermen late sheriffs
[1565–66] in discharge of the toll of London Bridge for this year, £8.0s.0d.
h. To James Lorde attorney, accountant in the exchequer at Westminster, to the use of the queen for the fee farm of Southwark ended at
Michaelmas last past, £10.0s.0d.
i. (fn. 2) To Thomas Canata, Venetian, by order of court 11 July [1566, Rep.16,
f.81b] for attending upon the same court and offering his service for the
devising of means and ways for the cleansing the shelves of the river of
Thames, £2.0s.0d. (fn. 3)
j. To Richard Sampson blacksmith for an iron cart or instrument devised
by George Thorneton for the removing of the shelves in the river of
Thames, £14.1s.8d. (fn. 4) and more to him for ironwork bestowed in the
repairing the lands of Mr Raynewell 22s.10d., summa £15.2s.6d. [sic]
k. To George Thorneton for so much by him paid for the hire of 2 lighters
to be occupied at divers times for the trial of the said instrument before
the lord mayor and aldermen and for the reward and wages of divers
persons labouring in the lighters with the instrument to show a trial
thereof to the lord mayor and aldermen, £2.8s.11½d.
l. For timber, boards, quarters, lathes, hard stone, paving stone, bricks,
tiles, lime, sand, paving work, night work, nails of sundry sorts and other
necessaries spent about the reparations of the lands, £18.19s.7d.
m. [f.205v] For the wages of masons, carpenters, tilers, bricklayers,
plasterers and labourers working about as well the necessary reparations
of the lands and tenements as also in cleansing and removing the shelves
in the river of Thames this year as by 8 bills called weeks' bills appears,
n. Summa totalis of all the discharge £92.14.6½d.
325. And so due upon this account £284 5s. 6d.