December 1536


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'Appendix: December 1536', Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, Volume 11: July-December 1536 (1888), pp. 597. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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December 1536

31 Dec.
R. O.
16. [Cromwell's Fees?]
Book headed, "[From] the first of J[a]nuary in the . . . . . [year] of king H[enry] the Eight [to] the last of Decemb[er]." Containing a list of names in the margin, and opposite each a date and sum of money.
"The abbot of Barmesey; the 9th of January of him, 3l. 6s. 8d."; the college in Oxford, the same day, 40s.; abbots or priors of Hales Owen, 11 Jan., 4l.; St. Mary Spittell, 40s.; Christchurch, Canterbury, 12 Jan., 11l. 5s.: Furness, 17 Jan., 6l. 13s. 4d.; Sheppey, half, 26 Jan., 33s. 4d.; town of Ipswich, (fn. 1) 3l. 6s. 8d.: my lord of Cumberland, 1 Feb., 20l.; prior of Castellacher, 2 Feb., 53s. 4d.; town of Boston, 6 Feb., . . . . . .; prior of Rochester, 8 Feb., 50s.; of Plumston, 10 Feb., 5l.; town of Bristol, (fn. 2) 17 Feb., 20l.; Sir Wm. Thomas, (fn. 2) 19 Feb., 40s.; Dr. Peter, "for the fees of Witham and Seen (Shene ?), 10 March, 20l.; abbots of Athelney, 53s. 4d.; Kingswood, (fn. 1) 21 March, 3l. 6s. 8d.; Myravale, 24 March, 4l.; St. Swithin's, Winchester, 28 March, 10l.; prior of Birlington, (fn. 2) 2 Ap., 61. 13s. 4d.; Tynmouth, 3l. 6s. 8d.; Mr. Harco . . ., (fn. 1) 3 Ap., 51.; abbot of Gloucester, (fn. 1) 7 Ap., 51.; Brewton, 11 Ap., 50s.; Battell, (fn. 1) 12 Ap., 50s.; prior of Mychelham, (fn. 1) 13 Apr., 20s.; abbot of Colchester, 19 Ap., 5l.; prior of Butley,f 20 Ap., 3l. 6s. 8d.; of St. Swithin's, Winchester, (fn. 1) 5l. (?) ; of Marten, 24 Ap., 20s.; Sir Robt. Constable, 25 Apr., 10l.; Sir Edw. Aston, 8 May, 40s.; my lords Exeter, (fn. 1) 15l.; Lumley, (fn. 1) 5l.; Mordaunt, 20 May, 40s.; abbot of York, (fn. 1) 26 May, 5l.; Sir Jas. Stranguyse, 50s.; my lord Westmoreland, (fn. 1) 31 May, 5l.; prior of Rochester, (fn. 1) 11 June, 50s.; Sir Harry Everingham, (fn. 1) 20 June, 26s. 8d.; abbot of Winchcombe, (fn. 1) 24 June, 50s.; prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, (fn. 1) 5l.; bishop of Canterbury, (fn. 1) 26 June, 10l. July nothing. Abbot of St. Augustine's, Bristol, (fn. 1) 6 Aug., 40s.; town of Oxford, 3 Sept., 7l.; prior of Gyssebowrne, 25 Sept., 5l.; "the Queen's Grace," (fn. 2) 1 Oct., 20l.; abbot of St. Mary Abbey, (fn. 1) 8 Oct., 5l.; prior of St. Swithin's, Winchester, (fn. 1) 28 Oct., 10l.; of Dirham, (fn. 2) 2 Nov., 10l.; lords Hungerford, (fn. 1) 15 Nov., 5l.; Sturton, (fn. 2) 61. 13s. 4d.; abbess of St. Ellyns (?), 16 Nov., 53s. 4d.; lady Blount, (fn. 2) 20 Nov., 40s.; abbot of Bury, (fn. 2) 21 Nov., 10l.; prior of Elye, (fn. 2) 5l.; abbot of Evesham, (fn. 1) 22 Nov., 5l.; prior of Christchurch, Canterbury, (fn. 1) 5l.; abbot of Fourde, (fn. 2) 24 Nov., 5l.; lord Delaware, (fn. 2) 5l.; prior of Walsingham, (fn. 2) 25 Nov., 41.; abbots of .... ceter, (fn. 2) 3 Dec., 61. 13s. 4d.; Oseney, (fn. 2) "for my lord's (fn. 3) fee for the stewardship, 40s., and for his fee besides, 40s." 4l.; Kobertsbridge, 7 Dec., 53s. 4d.; St. John's, Colchester, (fn. 1) 5l.; Gloucester, (fn. 1) 13 Dec., 5l.; Mr. Fraunkelyn, (fn. 2) 16 Dec., 10l.; lord Hussey, (fn. 2) 4l.; abbot of Ramsey, 21 Dec., 3l. 6s. 8d.; "my lady of Clartonwell, (fn. 2) 3l. 6s. 8d.; Dr. Benet, (fn. 1) 24 Dec., 5l.; abbot of St. Albans, (fn. 1) 66l. 13s. 4d.; my lord of Winchester, (fn. 2) 26 Dec., 20l.
Pp. 7. In a hand like Wriothesley's, slightly mutilated. Where no date is given in the above the day is the same as in the preceding entry.


1 Marked "half."
2 Marked "whole."
3 See Valor Eccl. ii. 223.