Churchwardens' accounts
1420-76

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Henry Littlehales (editor)

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1905

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61-74

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'Churchwardens' accounts: 1420-76', The medieval records of a London City church: St Mary at Hill, 1420-1559 (1905), pp. 61-74. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65692 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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[a.d. 1420–1.]

(fn. 1) Midsomere

Also receued of sawnder Myles & Nicholas Busshe ffor þe chirche porchev mark
Also receued of þe same saundere anoþer tyme for þe porchexxxiijsiiij d
Also receued on þe Assomcion day for quarteragevj svj d
Also receued for þe beryenge of William Organx s
Also receued for þe beryenge of Emnot hallyngevj sviij d
Also receued of Iohn Gretyng for þe same termeix sij d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Mighelmesse
Also receued for þe beryenge of Eleyne Sanyvj sviij d
Also receued on Alhalewyn day in quarteragevij siiij dob.
Also receued of William Beuerage for þe same termex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngix sij d
Cristemesse
Also receued on candelmasse day in quarteragexj siiij d
Also receued of quite rent of sente Eleynsxx s
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Iohn Gretyngix sij d

[a.d. 1421–2.]

Anno viij°

Also receued on Estire day in Candelseluerex sj dob.
Also receued for þe beryenge of Ioh'n halsangrevj sviij d
Also receued on Whitsonday in quarteragevj six d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngeix sij d
Mydsomere
Also receued on þe Assomcyon day in quarteragev sx d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngeeix sij d
(fn. 2) Mighelmesse
Also receued on Alhalwen day quarteragevij sij d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngeix sij d
Cristemasse
Also receued of þe hous of seint Eleynsxx s
Also receued on Candelmes day in quarteragevj svij d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngix sij d

[a.d. 1422.]

Anno ix°

Also receued on Estir day for candilseluerexj s
Also receued on Whitsonday quarteragevj sx d
Also receued of Ioh'n Bacon for ij yerevj sviij d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngix sij d
Mydsomere
Also receued of sir Ioh'n Norffolk for þe swanexiij siij d
Also receued of Ioh'n his manvj svj d
Also receued of herre Mersheiiij sij d
Also receued of William Beueragex s
Also receued of Richard Sownexij svj d
Also receued of Ioh'n Gretyngeix sij d
x l'i vij s ix d.

[a.d. 142?]

(fn. 3) also resseued of sertayn men for þe rod lofte
ffyrst of Richard Goslynx l'i
also of Tomas Raynwallx l'i
also of Rookxxs vj sviijd
also of Richard Botelerexx s
also of harry merch'xx s
also of Tomas wytexx s
also of Robert schadxiij siiij d
also of Iohan Gladwynxiij siiij d
also of [ ?]x s
also of Iohan organx s
also of Iohan Baalex s
also of Robert penyvj sviij d
also of water haslevj sviij d
also of Gretyngvj sviij d
also of harry clerkiij siiij d
also of William archyreiij siiij d
also Iohan hachemaniij siiij d
also William Bakereiij siiij d
also Robert Raffiij siiij d
also Robert Rysiij siiij d
also Roger adyxx d
Summa totalis, xx iiij xv li. xj s ix d.

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[a.d. 1426–7.]

(fn. 4) These ben the parcellis of paymentis made be Wilham Gelam and Ioh'n Gretyng, Wardeyns of the chirche of seint Marie at þe hille, begynnyng at þe feste of Ester the [y]er of þe regne of Kyng herry þe sixte after the conquest vte

ffirst payd for the sepulcre for diuers naylis & wyres & gluix dob.
Also payd to Thomas Ioynour for makynge of þe same sepulcreiiij s
Also payd for a pece of tymbre to þe newe Paschall'ij s
Also payd for bokeram for penouns & for þe makyngexxij d
Also payd for betyng & steynynge of þe same penounsvj s
Also payd for a dysch' of peuter for þe Paskall'viij d
Also payd for Pynnes of Iron pynnes [so in MS.] for þe same Paskall'iiij d
Also payd for a rolle & ij goiouns of Iron & a ropexiiij d
Also payd to iij carpenters iemoynge þe stallis of þe querexx d
Also payd for vj peny nail & v peny naylxj d
Also for crochates & iij Iron pynnes & a staplexiij d
Also for v erdis and a half of grene bokeramiij siij dob.
Also for lengthyng of ij cheynes & vj erdis of gret wyrexiiij d
Also payd to þe Rakerij d
Also payd for cariage to a carteriij d
Also payd for xj xx pavyng tyle prisiij siiij d
Also for makyng of a peire endentour betwene William Serle, carpenter, & v s for þe rode lofte & þe vndir clerkes chambreij sviij d
Also, the day after seint donston, þe xix day of may, ij carpenters with her nonsiensxvij d
Also for cariage of iij lode tymbrexij d
Also þe xx day ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe xxj day iij carpentersij sj d
Also þe xxij day ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe xxiij day ij carpentersxvij d (fn. 5)
(fn. 6) Also þe xxiiij day ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe xxvj day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also for tymbre & estrich' borde for gynnes & wyndowesij siiij dob.
Also for caryage of ij lode stonexj d
Also þe xxvij day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe xxviij day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe ij (fn. 7) day of May iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe xxxj day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe ij day of Iun iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also payd to Thomas held for Estrich'bordij svj s
Also for iiij munell' for wyndowesv d
Also þe iij day for iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe same day for ij cautels of tymberij siiij d
Also þe iiij day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe v day iij carpentersij sj dob.
Also þe vj day iij carpentersiij sj dob.
Also þe thorisday in þe Whitson weke at þe reryng of þe same chambre, in bred & ale & ij rybbes beff & oþer costesxvj d
Also the same day ij masouns to pynne þe same hous takyng with her nonsiens & a laborerexxij dob.
Also þe same day ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe same day for a lode lyme & a lode sondexix d
Also þe fryday ij masons with her servantisxxij dob.
Also ij carpenters to amende the stappisxvij d
Also þe satirday ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe monday after Trenite sonday ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe same day payd for ml' ml' ml' tile & þe caryagexviij s
Also for þe reparacion of Richard dounes hous, a tyler with his servauns ij dayesij siiij d
Also payd for iiijc hert latthe, pris þe hondrid, vij dij siiij d
Also payd for iijc hert latthe, short, þe c vj dxviij d
Also payd for ijml traunsum, þe ml x dxx d
Also pay for iij ml sprigge, þe ml ix dxxvij d
Also paid for a quartern roff tylexv d
Also a buschel tyle pynnesviij d
iij li xiij s viij d ob.
(fn. 8) Also for iiij lode lyme, pris þe lode & ij lode sondeiij sx d
Also a tewesday ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe same day a tyler & his seruantxiiij d
Also þe same day in lymexij d
Also in sondev d
Also in latthes c hert latthe vij dvij d
Also payd for vc rof nayllv d
Also for vc sprygge þe same dayiiij d
Also a Wednesday ij carpentersxvij d (fn. 9)
Also þe same day a Tyler & his manxiiij d
Also a ffryday ij carpentersxvij d
Also a tyler and his manxiiij d
Also þe same day a dawber and his manxiiij d
Also for ijc beche latthe, þe c v dxd
Also for vc countre nayl & vc sprigge & vc transumv d
Also for v lode lombe, þe lode iiij dxx d
Also for ij lode sonde prisx d
Also a satirday ij carpentersxvij d
Also þe same day a dawber & his manxiiij d
Also on mydsomer eve a dawber and his manxiiij d
Also for vj dischis cole & xij lb motyx d
Also for ij lode lomb for teringe of þe chambreviij d
Also for a lode lymexij d
Also payd for a goter betwene þe chirche & þe chambre weyeng a c & xxvj lbx svj d
Also þe first day of Iuyl a pavier and his man to paue in lone lane at þe west dore, v teysij sxj d
Also for a planke to þe goter aboue seydxvj d
Also for iiij lode grauell' to þe same werkxvj d
Also paid to Richard Boteler for þe stone to þe same dorevj s
Also for a key & a swevyll' to þe chirche dorevij d
Summa, xlix s x d.
(fn. 10) Also for a mason to hew þe same dore, vj dayes with nonsiens viij d ob summaiiij siij d
Also payd to sir Iohn Norfolk for halwenge of þe auter clothisiiij d
Also payd to Thomas Seviere and his felawe to set vndir þe clerkis chamber dore þe o mason a hole wokeiiij siij d
þe toþer masonij six d
Also to þe laboreresij six d
Also a lode sondev d
Also a lode lymexij d
Also for cariage of robousiiij dob.
Also for a mason & his man a day to make a stayer with' iij stappesxij dob.
Also a carpenter iiij dayes to make þe dore vndir þe clerkes chambrexxj d
Also for wayneskotevj d
Also a peire hengis to þe same dore weyenge vj lb & di., prisxiij d
Also a peire stone hokis, prisvj d
Also for a c silt nayl, prisxiiij d
Also for a lok and a keyeviij d
Also for Elymesford & his felaw to make þe steyer, al a wokeviij svj d
Also paid to more, Tymbermanxv svj d
Also for iijc x peny nayl to þe vyseij svj d
Also for iiijc vj peny naylij s
Also for a pound perchors for lyt to þe werke menj dob.
Also payd to Cambregge for naylix dob.
Also payd to Elymesford for a day wages & his metex d
Also payd for Elymesfordes table ix dayes, euery day ij dxviij d
Also for primyng of þe haly water stopviij d
Also payd for þe stone of sire William Sparkexxxiij siiij d
Also payd for certeyne pavynge & mevynge of pewes in the cherchevij six d
Also for amendyng of bokysvj sx d
v siij d
v l'i iij s ij d

[a.d. 1427–8.]

(fn. 11) Passhe Anno vjo

ffirst for beryng owt of donge of þe pardon chirchehawe, to þe rakerij d
Also for ledyng awey of a cartful of þe same dongeiiij d
Also paid to Richard Mason for þe makyng of a wyndowe in þe abbotis Boteryxx sviij d
Also for a lode of lyme to þe same werkxij d
Also payd to þe smyth for a ferment of Iron to the same wyndowevj sviij d
Also payd for leues of þe same wyndowe and for hengis & hokis & naylesxlv d
Also for ixc .x. of gret pauyng tyle, þe c v s vj dxlix svj d
Also for ij masons ij dayes for pynnynge of þe new pewes & leyeng of þe same tyle, takyng a man a day viij d ob.xxxiiij d
Also for her servant ij dayesxj d
Also for oþer ij masons for þe same pauyng a dayxvij d
Also a laborer a day takyngv dob.
Also payd to þe lauender for wasschyng of diuers clothisij d
Also payd for wasschyng of ij aubis & amysiij d
Also for beyenge of a gate of stone viij fote of heyghte with inne, boght of William Gemet, Mason, and two fote of thiknes, clene apareled, þe crest iij fote thiknes. Also with þe coynes with inne and withoute as many as be nedful to þe same gate. Also a base vj fote longe and two fote brede ioynynge for þe same gatexxxv s
Wherof I payd hym in handevj sviij d
Also I payd hym after þoxxviij siiij d
summa, xxxv s
Also for cariage of ij lode fro Cambregges key, ladyng & vnladyngxiiij d
Also for a lode from þe tour wharf, ladynge & vnladyngeviij d
Also a lode of þe same fro baynardes castel, ladyng & vnladyngvij d
Also for a goter ston for þe same gatexiiij d
vj l'i vj s viij d ob.
(fn. 12) Also for a carpenter iiij dayes to amende þe pewes þer the olde fonte stode, takyng vj d & his mete a dayij sviij d
Also for makyng of iiij polesis of bras & iron werk and lede þat serued for þe vaylv sviij d
Also for xxxviij erdis of lyre for þe veylxiiij d
Also for soweng & hemmynge of þe same veyl & ryngesxij d
Also for echyng of þe same veil, x elne & di. of lynne cloth', pris the elne viij di. ob.vij svij d
Also payd to Richard Boteler for a lode ston for þe corbel of þe rode loftevij sij d
Also for heweng of þe same corbeliiij siij d
Also a mason & his man iij dayes for settyng vp of þe same corbeliij sv d
Also for a lode sond to þe same corbell'v d
Also payd for a lode ston [ ?] þe bas of þe rode loftvj sij d
Also for hewyng of þe same stone for a wekeiiij siij d
Also for heweng of þe same bas anoþer weke, ij dayes.xvij d
Also for settyng of þe same ston iij dayesxxv dob.
Also for a laborer iij dayesxvj dob.
Also for a lode ston for þe dore of þe rode loftevj sij d
Also for hewynge of þe same dore vj dayes & halfiiij svij dob.
Also ij masons fror settyng up of þe same dore ij dayesxxxiiij d
Also for a laborer þe same dayesxj d
Also for a mason a day to stop vp þe archeviij dob.
Also for a hondred brek to þe same dorevj d
Also for a laborer to þe same masonv dob.
Also payd for a lode lyme to þe same werkxij d
Also payd for a lode sondev d
Also for a mason pauyng in þe quere for a day & halfxij dob.
Also for iij sak lyme to þe same masonvj d
Also for a laborer to same mason a dayv dob.
iiij li vij s iij d ob.
(fn. 13) Also for makyng clene þe chirche and þe aleyj d
Also for þe caryeng aweyiij d
Also for a plomer on þe vestyarye & on gretynges hous for v l'b souder, pris þe l'b vj dij svj d
Also for ij carpenters in gretynges hous a dayxvj d
Also for a carpenter half a day in þe sam placeiiij d
Also for a pyn of iron for stayenge of þe parclos in þe quereij d
Also payd to Appulby for heweng of þe haly water stopiij s
Also payd for iij baudrikkes to þe bell'xxvij d
Also payd to serle for þe rode loftexxxvj li
Also payd for iiij garnetes to þe quere with þe naylesxiij siiij d
Also paid for a lok to þe same dore with boltes & staplesvj sviij d
Also payd to Serle for stalles in þe querexij li
Also payd for garnetes & nayles to þe same stallesviij d
Also for ijc x peny nayl to þe same werkxx d
Also for iiijc x peny nayl to þe same werkij s
Also for a c of ij peny naylij d
Also for a quere stolevij sx d
Also for a parclos betwene þe quere and seint Kateryn chapelxl s
Also for makyng of a quitance to halsangireij d
Also payd for a laborer for dyggyng of þe fondemens of þe chirche gate, a dayv dob.
Also for ij masons, a day, to make þe fondamentxvij dob.
Also for a laborer þe same dayv dob.
Also for iij lode sondxv d
Also for iij lode lymeiij s
Also for a mason al a woke to set vp þe same gateiiij siij d
Also for iij masons al a dayij sj dob.
Also for a laborer þe same dayv dob.
Also a mason al a dayviij dob.
Also a laborer to make clene þe chirch'hawev dob.
Also for ledyng awey of iij cartfull' robous & dongexij d

[a.d. 1428–9.]

(fn. 14) Passhe, Anno Septimo.

Also for ij carpenters mendyng þe sepulcre a day & morexij d
Also for viij staplis & iiij haspis & iij d naill'xij d
Also for ij staplis & ij lokes to þe fontexij d
Also pay for caryeng of ij lodes dongeviij d
Also payd at hontyngdons tauerne for couenantes of þe rodexiiij d
Also payd for a patyble to serlexxxiij siiij d
Also payd for iiij Ewangelistes, makyng & keruyngxj sviij d
Also for fecchyng home of þe same crosseiiij d
Also payd to hoggekyn, peyntour, for þe peyntyngiiij mark
Also for iron werk & nayles for stayeng of þe crosseiiij sj d
Also for ij disches of iron for sensersij s
Also for mendyng of a lok of þe south' dore & a keyexij d
Also payd to more, tymberman, for tymbre for gretynges hous & for þe piebakers housiij siij d
Also for serching of þe bell' & for a pyn of ironv d
Also paid to gefrey bokeler for makyng of þe chirche wexx sv d
Also for a tonne tyght of northerin ston for þe new chirche porchevij sviij d
Also for þe caryage & ladyng & vnladyngix d
Also payd to a mason for heweing of þe same ston a wokeiiij siij d
Also for ij stoms of asscheler lyeng vndir þe same basxix d
Also a mason, ij dayes werkyngxvij d
Also for ij masons half a day to help set it upviij d
Also for ij irons for stayeng of þe same porche weyeng viij lb. & nayles þertoxvj d
Also viij lb. lede to lete in þe same irons in to þe waliiij d
Also payd for wrttyng of þe parcell'xx d
Summa, vij lb xl d
(fn. 15) Also payd for ij sholdres of moton at þe settyng vp of þe porchevj d
Also payd for bredij d
Also payd for ij galons aleiiij d
Also payd for nayll' to þe porche celyngvj d
Also payd for þe none mete on þe morwe of iij carpenters & ij plomers a sholdere & a brist of motoniiij dob.
Also for bredj d
Also for aleij dob.
Also for a c lede nayll'viij d
Also on þe morwe whan they helyd þe porche, for a rib of befiij d
Also for bred and aleij d
Also for a bawdryk to þe meddyll' bell'viij d
Also for a c latthes to gretynges housvij d
Also payd to Roberd lok for ij dayes & halfxx d
Also for pynnyng of a wall' & dawbyng in gretynges housij s
Also for ij sakkes of lymevj d
Also for a bord in gretynges hous for a steyeriiij dob.
Also for beryng of a stone þat hasele af to þe chircheij d
Also payd to herry mershe for v dossen candell' for þe chirchevij svjd
Also payd for xxxij potells oyle, pris þe potell vij dxviij sviij d
Also for makyng of a pewe in seint kateryns chapell'vij sj d
Also payd to William Plomer for lede, sowder & nayll'v marces
Also payd to Serle for makyng of þe newe porchex marces
Also payd for a papyeij s
Also payd for Estrich' bordvj d
Also payd for a carpenter iij dayesij s
Also payd for þe ledyng away of a cartfull' donge fro þe chirchevj d
Also payd for pavyng in Eschep at Beveregges housvj sij d
Also payd for a plankeiiij siiij d
Also the lauendere for a hole ere wasshynge & sowengeij s
xij l'i xix s xj d

[a.d. 1429–30.]

(fn. 16) Anno viijo

Also payd for a mason heweng þe stop in love lane, xij dayes, takyng a day viij dviij s
Also payd for a northrene stonexvj d
Also payd for þe cariageij d
Also payd to Appelby for makyng of þe mortere of þe same stopiij s
Also for ij sakkes lymeiiij d
Also for a lode sondev d
Also for makyng of a gate in þe lytell' aleyiiij svj d
Also payd to John Carpenter for makyng of ij newe gatisix siiij d
Also for anoþer carpenter to help him ij dayes to hange hemxvj d
Also for xiij bordys to þe same gatis, summavj svj d
Also for leggys to þe same atisxxxiij d
Also for a c blak nayll'vj d
Also for iijc & half white nayll', þe c x dij sxj d
Also for a peire hengys weyeng d cix siiij d
Also for a peire garnetes for þe weket, weyenge xxij dxliiij d
Also for þe toþer gate a peire hengis & hokys weyeng xxxij lb.v siiij d
Also for a cofyn lok of iron for þe weket, with iij keyesxl d
Also for ij tilers ij dayes in gretynges hous, takyng þe day viij d ob.ij sx d
Also for a laborer ij dayesxj d
Also for v roff tyleiiij d
Also for iij lb. sowdorexviij d
Also for makyng of ij crossis in a fusteyn vestementviij d
Also for iij cartfull sond to the chirchexv d
Also for iij lodes lyme to þe chercheiij s
Also for ij sak lymeiiij d
Also for a c latthesvij d
Also for ml' nayll'xiiij d
Also for ij tylers vj dayes, þe day viij d ob.viij svj d
Also for a laborer vj dayes, takyng a day v d ob.xxxiij d
Also for cariage of ij lodys robousviij d
Also for mendynge of þe sepulcrexvj d
Also for þe lauendere, wasshyng of awbes & surplysij s
iiij l'i x s vij d
(fn. 17) Also for ij tylers in þe pybakers hous iiij dayes, þe day viii ob.v sviij d
Also a laborer iiij dayes, þe day v d ob.xxx d
Also for ijc latthyesxiiij d
Also for xx fote Evesbordv dob.
Also for vijc tyle to þe same hous, þe c vij d, summaiiij sj d
Also for ml' & half of rof nayll', prisxxj d
Also for a pekke of tyle pynnesij d
Also for dc iij peny nayll'j dob.
Also for dc iij peny nayll'ij d
Also for vj lb. & di. sowderiij siij d
Also ffor ij tylers a woke in þe swanviij svj d
Also for iiijc hert lattheij sviij d
Also for iijml' rof nayll'iij svj d
Also for ij peny nayll'ij d
Also for ijml' tylexj s
Also for tile pynnesvj d
Also for iij lode sondexv d
Also for v lode lymev s
Also for ij laboreresv sv d
Also for a quatern of rof tylexij d
Also þe nexte woke a lode sondv d
Also a lode lymexij d
Also ml' latth' nayll'xiiij d
Also a c hert latth', set at warbiltonsviij d
Also for ij tylers v dayesvij sj d
Also for a laborer v dayesij svj d
Also for noncyens of þe same laborerij dob.
Also for ij pecke tyle pynnesiiij d
Also for a laborer ij dayesxj d
iij l'i xij s vij d ob.
(fn. 18) Also a tylere iiij dayes, þe day viij d ob.ij sx d
Also a laborer iiij dayes, þe day v d ob.xxij d
Also for ijc latthes set, at warbiltonsxvj d
Also ijml' latth' nayll'ij siiij d
Also a lode lyme prisxij dob.
Also a dawber a dayviij dob.
Also a laborerv dob.
Also a lode lombiiij d
Also iij sakkes lymevj d
Also payd for þe plomers fyreiiij d
Also payd for xij lb. sowdervj s
Also payd to a laborer for makyng clene of chambres a dayv d
Also a laborer for iij dayes, þe day v d ob.xvj dob.
Also for ledyng awey of Robys in a lygh'terexvj d
Also for wasshyng and amendyng of aubes & sarplysij s
Also for writyng of þese parcell'xx d
Summa totalis, c l'i v l'i xvj s vij d ob.
c vj l'i vij s vij d ob. xxiiij s v d ob.

[. . . a.d. 1430–1 lost . . .]

[See p. 26 for Inventory.]

(fn. 19) Haue in mende thath' in þe yere of kyng [herry] þe sixte, x ere, & also þe seconde day of may, delyueryd be Iohan Gretyng to Iohan Hetheman & to Wylliam Baker . . . xviij l'i xix s in þe boxe.

also a quitavnse for Iohan, so Iohan be William morys ys exemt.

Wylliams [marlbe & þoun?] Ball' haþe I Resseywith of [Iohan] hethemann & Wylliams Baker in þe xiij erre of kyng h þe sext, xiij l'i & ix s & vij d ob in þe last day of Aprill'.

[Accounts for a.d. 1431–76 lost.]

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