Escheator's Accounts


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'Escheator's Accounts: 1473-4', Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells: volume 2 (1914), pp. 96. URL: Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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1473–1474.: Accounts of John Hylle, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1473, to Michaelmas, 1474.


Obit of John Manston 1l. 6s. 8d.
Wood sold to William Northam and William Bispan 1s. 6d.
Vacant prebends: Barton, by the death of Mr. John Shelford 6l. 2s. 4d.
Cory, by the death of Mr. Robert Newball 1l. 0s. 0d.


To 42 persons from Barton prebend 1l. 2s. 9d.
portion of deceased 11s. d.
chaplain at Barton 3l. 3s. 4d.
king's tenth 10s. 8d.
to archdeacon of Wells for procurations [proxia], Easter rent and gift of Martin 9s. 10½d.
for epistle and rectory 1s. 8d.
To 42 persons from Cory prebend 12s. 3d.
portion of deceased 6s. 4d.
king's tenth 1s. 0d.
Lady Day term.—Exequies of John Horforde and John Manston 9s. d.
Procession on the eve of St. George, for William Brockelborthe, at first vespers to 44 persons 3s. 8d.
Fee to servants of Mr. Chocke 1l. 0s. 0d.
To the vicar of Wedmore, for levying money for the obit of Nicholas Carente 8d.