Henry VIII
Treasurer of the Chamber's Accounts

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'Henry VIII: Treasurer of the Chamber's Accounts', Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, Volume 5: 1531-1532 (1880), pp. 303-326. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=77473 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Treasurer of the Chamber's Accounts


R. O. (MS. presented by Sir W. C.Trevelyan.)
Payments by Brian Tuke, treasurer of the Chamber, from 1 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII. (1528).
Sunday [4 Oct.], at Hampton Court, for the King's offering, 6s. 8d. The King's daily alms during the week, 37s. 11d. Sunday [11 Oct.], at Greenwich, the King's offering and daily alms as before. His offering on St. Edward's Day (13 Oct.), 6s. 8d. Sunday [18 Oct.], at Greenwich, offering and alms as before. Sunday [25 Oct.], offering and alms. Offering on St. Simon and Jude's Day, 6s. 8d. Wages of Almains armourers at Greenwich for 28 days ending the 27th, 25l. 6s. 9d.; of yeomen of the Chamber, at 12d. a day each, for the month of October, 84l. 5s. 6d.; of the Almain armourers for 28 days ending 24 Nov. next, 25l. 6s. 9d. To Rob. Draper, John Bedill, and John Halalie, of the Jewel-house, board wages at 6d. a day each from 30 Sept. to 9 Oct. "by the space of eight days," when they were commanded to give attendance on the King's plate at the Tower, 12s.
Month's wages in Oct. The twelve trumpets (names given), at 16d. a day; and four others at 8d. Four luters, named, wages varying from 10s. 4d. to 66s. 8d. Three rebecks, 6s. 8d. to 40s. Three tabrets, 31s. to 40s. William More, Harper, 10s. 4d. Andrew Newman, the wait, 10s. 4d. Two vials, 33s. 4d. each. Nine sackbuts, 55s. 6d. and 40s. Will. Rolt, serjeant, 31s. John Madison, yeoman with the Queen, 31s. Thos. Apowen, serjeant, 20s. 8d. Will. Lambert, with the Princess, 26s. 3d. John Pooll, yeoman, 10s. 4d. Ric. Pooll, yeoman, 31s. John Egersall and Hector Pirton, of the Toils, 32s. Mores Comport, yeoman, 15s. 6d. John Harrison, yeoman with the Queen, 15s. 6d. Ric. Richemount, keeper of Waltham forest, 15s. 6d. Ric. John, keeper, 15s. 6d. Will. a Lee and Will. Pooll, yeomen, 15s. 6d. each. John Parker, yeoman of the Robes, 31s. John Prince, porter with the Princess, 20s. 8d. John Devereux, wages, 5s. 2d. Hanyball and Frauncis, Italians, board wages, 33s. 4d. Josselyn Percy, 18s. 9d. Piers Crosbowmaker, 13s. 4d. Paul Freland, ostrich feather maker, 22s. 2d. Luke Hornebaud, painter, 55s. 6d. Gerard Hornebaud, painter, 33s. 4d. Will. Dyer, yeoman, 31s. Jaques Sattillion, a stranger, 66s. 8d. For the children of the Chapel, board wages, 26s. 8d. Thomas Walter, a hunt, 10s. 4d. Bartil and Hans, dromslades, (together,) 33s. 4d. Peter Falconer, 60s. Sir Hen. Pynnago, 31s. Matt. Falconer, 51s. 8d. Hugh Falconer, 70s. Gerard Broode, falconer, 30s.; and six other falconers, from 11s 2d. to 31s. Ric. Baker's board wages, 6s. Three other falconers, 31s. and 20s. 8d. Alex. Gingham, board wages, 16s. 8d. Thos. Higgis, keeper, 15s. 6d. Thos. Apperrer, Simon Burton, Edw. Hawkyns, and John Noode, keepers, at 20s. 8d. Rob. Stoner, John Stoner, Oliver Rigby, and Rowland Ramson, keepers, at 15s. 6d. Thos Farnall, falconer, 31s.
Payments to certain grooms and messengers of the Chamber, riding on the King's business, 15s. To Ric. Wigan and Thos. White, messengers, riding from London to Oxford, Cambridge, and Hereford to certain doctors, 29s. 4d. To Will. Awbery, yeoman of the crossbows, wages at 8d. a day, for 76 days to 1 Nov. next. To Taddeus, the courier sent to Rome, 6 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII., by my lord Cardinal's command, for his costs. To Nich. Hurlton, clerk of the Green Cloth, in prest, for expences of the legate Campegius. For six books of paper royal for the King's receipts and payments, 36s. 8d. To Geo. Lovekyn, clerk of the King's stable, for repairs to be done at Greenwich, 40l. To Edmund Pekham, cofferer of the King's house, for expences of said house, by indenture, 2,000l. To Ric. Gibson, serjeant-at-arms, for a rich chair for the legate Campegius to be borne in, 14l. 5s. 6d. Rewards to the Earl of Angus' brother, of Scotland, at his departing — Oct. 20 Hen. VIII., 20l.; and to Lyon, king-at-arms, 16l. To Ric. Wygan, messenger of the Chamber, riding to Dr. Rowland on the King's business, 31 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII., 20s.
Nov.—Sunday, All Hallon Day : the King's offering "at the taking of his rights in the morning," 6s. 8d.; his offering at high mass, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 100s. For the King's daily alms this week, 37s. 6d. Sundays, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, at Bridewell : offerings and daily alms as usual. Offering on St. Andrew's Day, 6s. 8d. Wages of the Almain armourers and yeomen of the Chamber, as before, and list of month's wages as in Oct.
Payments to Francis Sidney, one of the squires of the stable, a year and a half's wages in advance, 20l. To Hugh Buisson, courier, sent to Rome with letters on the King's business, 3 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., 20l. To the King, for his own affairs at Bridewell, 1,000l. To Will. Rugeley, yeoman of the Wardrobe of Beds, for his costs lying at London three days by my Lord Chamberlain's commandment to send stuff to Bridewell against the King's coming thither, 3s.; also, for four days lying at the Tower when the King was at Croydon, 4s.; and for tarrying at Bridewell three days to take heed to the stuff, 3s. To Ric. Pery, serjeant of the buckhounds, wages and board wages at 15d. a day, from 4 Sept. to 1 Oct. last. To Geo. Node, serjeant of the buckhounds, the same. To John Rolte, upon a warrant dated 21 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., monthly payment of 100l. for the King's buildings at Eltham. To Nich. Townley, clk., upon my lord Cardinal's warrant, for the King's buildings at Richmond, 296l. 8s. 4d. To Ric. Gresham, upon a warrant dated 5 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., for ten pieces of arras wrought with gold of the story of King David, containing in the whole 743½ Flemish ells, at 41s. 8d. an ell; also for 12 pieces of tapestry of the Twelve Months, containing 345 ells Flemish, at 2s. an ell. This stuff was delivered by Gresham to Will. Rugeley, yeoman of the Wardrobe, 27 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII., as appears by a bill of Rugeley's hand attached to the warrant. To Anth. Carsydony, merchant, of Florence, for 5 pieces of cloth of gold of various sorts, delivered to the King, containing in all 196¼ yds., at 40s. the yd. To Sir Fras. Bryan, upon a warrant dated 20 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., for the charges he has sustained in France, 160l. To Dr. Taillour, master of the Rolls, upon my lord Cardinal's warrant to Geo. Rolle for 100 cr. of the sun, at 4s. 8d. the piece, advanced by Taillour for a post sent from Paris to Rome, 23l. 6s. 8d.; and to Sir Rob. Wingfield, deputy of Calais, 9 angels, amounting to 67s. 6d., advanced by him to the same post for his journey from Calais to Paris. To Sir Fras. Brian, on a warrant dated 27 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., upon a prest for his diets at 26s. 8d. a day on being sent in embassy to Rome, 200l. To Master Peter Vannes, on a warrant dated 26 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., upon a prest for his diets at 26s. 8d. a day on being sent in post to Rome, 200l. To Dr. Benet, in like manner on a warrant dated 4 Dec. 20 Hen. VIII., 200l. Reward given by my lord Cardinal's command to Fryer Nicholas, of Oxford, 5l. To Wigan, King's messenger, riding with letters to various persons, 5 Nov., 20s. To Edmund Pekham, cofferer of the King's house, 1,000l.
Dec.—Sunday [6th] : offering and daily alms as usual. Reward for St. Nicholas Bishop, 6l. 13s. 4d. For the King's offering on Our Lady Day [Conception of B.V.M., 8 Dec.], 6s. 8d. Sundays, [13th] at Richmond, [20th] at Greenwich. The King's offering on St. Thomas's Day, 6s. 8d.; and on Thursday, Christmas Eve, 6s. 8d. Christmas Day, at Greenwich, "for the King's offering at taking of his rights," 6s. 8d.; for his offering at the High mass, 13s. 4d. For his offering on St. Stephen's Day, 6s. 8d. To the heralds-at-arms, for their largess, 5l. To the children of the Chapel, for singing Gloria in excelsis on Christmas Day, 40s. Sunday, St. John's Day [27th] : for the King's offering, 6s. 8d.; the same on St. Innocents' and St. Thomas's Day.
Wages of the Almayn armourers, as before. To Laurence Eglesfelde, for one quarter's hire of a house "for the standing of the great standards at London, with the rich coats of the Guard," at 8d. a week. To Master Dingley, one of the King's chaplains, going to Canterbury with the King's offering to St. Thomas, 20s.; and for his costs, other 20s. To the children of the Chapel, for singing Audivi vocem on All Hallon Day last, 20s. To John Williams, for carriage of money to the Court, &c., 3s. 4d. To Rob. Draper, John Bedill, and John Halile of the Jewel-house, board wages, at 6d. a day each, for 7 days.
List of month's wages as before.
Quarter's wages due at Christmas :—The lord Curson's fee, 100l. Sir Edmond Walsingham's fee, 25l. Item, to him, for finding of prisoners, 25l. Wages of the yeomen of the Tower, 36l. 10s. 7d. Mr. Norres, master of the hawks, 10l. Percival Harte, 5l. Henry Norres, 8l. 6s. 8d. William Penyson, 10l. Ant. Chabo, surgeon, 10l. Thos. Alleyn, nil, because paid by warrant. Thos. Palmer, 50s. Nic. Crazer, astronomer, 100s. Dr. Bentley, physician, 10l. Dr. Buttes, physician, 25l. Thos. Hall, (fn. 1) 5l. Piro, the French cook, 66s. 8d. Rob. Draper, of the Jewel-house, 33s. 4d. John Bedill, of the same, 33s. 4d. John Halalie, of the same, 26s. 8d. Ric. Rumsey, Denis Marough, John Lynnolds, and John Burwike, of the Leash, 10s. Will. Wright, bricklayer, 30s. 5d. Hen. Webbe, Ant. Imers, Rob. Webbe, and Geo. Lovekyn, of the stable, from 15s. 2d. to 66s. 8d. each. Rob. Gamell, Jas. Jackeson, and Austyn Clerke, of the stable, 20s. each. Thos. Ogle and Ric. Branham, 50s. each; and 22s. 10d. board wages to the latter. Ric. Longe, of the stable, and Will. Nidigate, 66s. 8d. each. Francis de Rege, 5l. Fras. Sydney, nil, because paid by warrant. Hannyball, a ferrier, 50s. Alex. Gyngham, 5l. John Fraunces, a ferrier, 4l. 11s. 4d. Guilliam Briton, a ferrier, 25s. Matt. de Mantua, 4l. 11s. 4d.; for his servant, 60s. 10d. Geo. Bollain, 8l. 6s. 8d. Hen. Sell, "a hunt," 45s. 6d. John Cockes, a hunt, 13s. 4d. Will. Barbour, a hunt, 33s. 4d. Steph. Vynekeper, 33s. 4d. Old Maistres Knevet's annuity, 22l. 8s. 4d. Ant. Lowe, 22s. 10d. Margery Parker, 33s. 4d. Sir John Gaige, vice-chamberlain, 16l. 13s. 4d. Eleanor IIutton, 33s. 4d. Alice Baker, with the Princess, 66s. 8d. Sir Ric. Bawdeyn, chaplain, 45s. 8d. Fras. Aylmer, 50s. Beatrix ap Rice, 16s. 8d. Margery Sampford, 33s. 4d. Will. Brereton, 50s. John Dey, 50s. John Evans and Hugh Herrys, falconers, 50s. each. Luke de Lyarke, gunner, 4l. 11s. 4d. Edmond Mody, footman, 15s. 2d. Baltazer de Bolla, 6l. 1s. 8d. For Reynold Poll's exhibition, nil, because paid by warrant. For John Bryan's exhibition, 33s. 4d. John de John, organmaker, and Will. Lewes' wages, 50s. each. Nic. Clerke, keeper, 30s. 5d. For John Hurte's exhibition, 50s. Lovell, gardener's wages, 15s. 2d. John Hert, keeper of Greenwich, 15s. 2d. Ant. Trasilion, clockmaker, 30s. 5d. Jenyns, of the Pastry, 30s. 5d. Ric. Guilliams, "dawkeper," 15s. 2d. Will. Croughton, hosier, 35s. Ant. Annesley, 6s. 8d. Thos. Warde, keeper of Windsor butts, 15s. 2d. Will. Langwile, fletcher, 33s. 4d. Mr. Whittington, schoolmaster of the henxmen, 5l. John Plowfeld, 20s. Will. Winbushe, 45s. 6d. Will. Hastinges, 25s. John Johnson, messenger, 25s. John Diconson, armourer, 45s. 6d. Will. Ford, keeper of mastiffs, 30s. 5d. Irion Brereton and John Care, 50s. Brian Tuke, treasurer of the Chamber, 25l. Will. Armorer, footman, 10s. Barnardyne de Bolla, "mallyner" (milliner), 6l. 1s. 8d. Walter Welshe, groom, 50s. John Penne, barber, 66s. 8d. Ant. Knevet, 5l. Hen. Romayns, locksmith, 13s. 4d. For Geo. Bollayne's annuity, 5l. Will. Pennyson, of the stable, 66s. 8d. John Fysshe, yeoman, 30s. 5d. John Eton and John Welshe, 20s. each. Will. Windesoure, 5l. John Collyson, 30s. 5d. John Nicholson, yeoman of the henxmen, 35s. John Demayns, gravour, 5l. George Sutton and John Rokewood, 50s. each. Will. Haymond, 10s. Sir John Russell, 8l. 6s. 8d. Thos. Woodall, 30s. 5d. Massey Vaillerd, 5l. Sir Thos. Cheyne, 8l. 6s. 8d. Mr. Inglefeld and Sir Will. Paulet, master of wards (jointly), 25l. A clerk's fee under them, 50s. Chr. Hawke, falconer. 33s. 4d. Thos. Milles, of the stable, 15s. 2d. Ric. Page, 8l. 6s. 8d. Agnes Partridge, 50s. For Sir John Leylonde's exhibition, 25s. Alex, de Bollania (Bologna), 7l. 10s. Alice Carmillion, painter, 33s. 4d. Vincent Vulpe, painter, 50s. Mich. Brosard, 46s. Rob. Whakefeld, 100s. John Fitzwater, 13s. 4d. Mark van Elinge, 66s. 8d. Thos. Vicary, surgeon, 5l. Rob. Bayard, messenger, 33s. 4d. Sir Nic. Carewe, Thos.
Hennege, and Sir John Wallop, 8l. 6s. 8d. each. (fn. 2) Rob. Tirwhite, of the stable, 66s. 8d. Thos. Cary, 50s. Sir Fras. Brian, nil, because paid by warrant.
Yeomen with the Queen, at 6d. a day. Will. Milles, Will. Coke, Ocheo Salcedo, Ric. Sutton, John Bavante, John Yerdley, Edw. David, Philip Cut, Edw. Hudiswell, Ric. Lewes, Geo. Mountjoy, David Morgan, Will. Thomas, Fras. Graunte, Robt. Kyrke, Thos. Walton, Ric. Keyes, John Tournour, Ric. Billings, and Will. Tolley; each of whom receive 46s. Ric. Pery, serjeant of hounds, and Geo. Node, serjeant of the hunts, 5l. 13s. each. Will. and Owen Dodesworth, Will. Howell, and John Bourne, hunts, 33s. 4d. each. John Maperley, a hunt, 45s. 6d. Wages of the yeomen of the Guard at 4d. a day, (not named,) 417l. 11s. 8d.
Payments :—Wages of the yeomen of the Guard at 6d. a day, 107l. 6s. 6d. Nich. Purfrey, late yeoman of the Guard, upon a warrant dated 1 Dec. 20 Hen. VIII., for his wages at 4d. a day, to be paid quarterly from Mich. last, for attendance on my lady Princess, 30s. 5d. To John Haywood, upon a warrant dated 8 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., for his pension of 10l. a year, to be paid quarterly from Mich. last, 50s. To Sir John Russell, upon a warrant dated 24 Nov. 20 Hen. VIII., to be employed in the taking of quick deer for replenishing the King's park at Pottersbury, 20l. To Ric. Brandon, one of the King's falconers, in augmentation of his wages of 8d. a day to 12d., from 30 Nov. last, 31s. Thos. Garten, of the Wardrobe of Beds, on a bill of the Lord Chamberlain's hand, for his board wages at 12d. a day, attending on the King's wardrobe at Bridewell, 14s. Ric. Molle, master of the Queen's barge, on the Lord Chamberlain's bill for giving attendance with 24 oars in the same barge for conveying the legate Campegius by water to Bridewell, 17s. 10d. Thos. Cowper, that keepeth the King's goshawk and three couple of spaniels, 4l. 10s. 4d. To the King's footmen, for their lodging at Greenwich for six weeks, at 12d. a week, during the King's lying there between Mich. and Christmas, 6s. Rob. Bradwell, yeoman of the King's chamber, upon Sir Will. Kingston's bill for his costs, riding about the King's business into Suffolk for 10 days, 10s. Will. Huxley, clerk of the Ordnance, in prest for the making of brass ordnance at Houndesdiche by Peter Bawde, gunfounder, 20l. Will. Mortymer, the King's brawderer, for embroidering 62 coats of red cloth for the Guard with the rose and the crown imperial, at 5s. each; for 5 yards crimson satin for the roses, at 8s. a yard, and for 2 yards white satin of Brudges, 4s., and 24 yards canvas, at 5d. the ell; in all, 18l. 4s. Geo. Bollain, master of the buckhounds, for feeding them, 4l. 10s. John Evans, yeoman of the Guard, for wages at 12d. a day, which he was checked of in June and July last, 61s. Thos. ap Guilliams, yeoman of the Chamber, for his wages of 12d. a day unchecked from 31st Jan. 19 Hen. VIII. to 1 Dec. last, 14l. 17s. John Johnson, master of the King's barge, for conveying the Venetian ambassadors from London to Greenwich and back with eight oars, 8s. Thos. Floure, supervisor of the King's works, for repairs of offices at Greenwich and the wharf there, 100l. Dr. Aleyne, elect archbishop of Dublin, upon a bill of my lord Cardinal, dated 14 Dec. 20 Hen. VIII., upon account for "certain entertainments and other distributions which he is commanded to do concerning the King's affairs of Ireland," 100l. To Rob. Boone, master of the King's works at Grafton, by warrant dated 15 Oct., ao 20, 100l. Thos. Germayn, clerk of the King's ships, by warrant 15 Dec. ao 20, for wages and victualling of the ships at Portsmouth and in the Thames, 177l. 15s. 6d.; and for rigging and apparelling the Minion and the Mary Guildford, 11l. 6s. 1d. Dr. Knight, the King's principal secretary, sent in embassy to Rome upon a warrant 4 Dec. ao 20, upon a prest for his diets at 40s. a day, 300l. Tadeus, courier, upon a warrant of my lord Cardinal, sent to Rome after Dr. Knight and Master Benet, and appointed to overtake Sir Fras. Bryan and Master Peter Vannes, 22l. 10s. Mrs. Mary Carye, widow (by the hands of Tirpyn, learned man), upon a warrant dated 10 Dec. ao 20, in satisfaction of 100l. detained by Sir Will. Paulet, master of the wards, of an annuity granted by the King to her late husband, Will. Cary, out of the earl of Derby's lands, 100l. Henry Bird, yeoman of the bows, by warrant 7 Dec. ao 20, to be paid to Will. Pikman and Will. Bukstede, the King's bowyers, for bows and arrows, strings, "forked heads," quivers, &c. for the King's use and the duke of Richmond's, 21l. 11s. 4d. John Curson, groom of the King's Chamber, sent with the King's letters into Spain, in company of Fraunces Phillip, the Queen's servant, with letters of great importance, [...] Dec. ao 20, 50l. Will. Lok, mercer, London, by warrant 18 Dec. anno 20, for 600 men's harness complete, at 4s. 6d. each, delivered to Dirick and Aleyn Rice, clerk of the King's armoury, 135l. Harman Hullesman, merchant of the Hanse, by warrant 22 Dec. ao 20, [for] three fine pieces of arras of the Passion of Christ, wrought with silk, silver, and gold, 83¾ Flemish ells long, at 3l. sterling an ell, 201l. 5s. Nic. Townley, clerk, for buildings and works at Hampton Court, 200l. Hen. Norres, gentleman of the King's Chamber, upon a warrant 2 Dec. ao 20, for the King's own affairs, 2,000l. Edmund Pekham, cofferer of the King's house, for expences over and above the 3,000l. delivered to him in October and November, 2,000l.
Total payments from 1 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII. to 1 Jan. 15,128l. 12s. 10d.
(1529.) "Rewards given on Wednesday, New Year's Day, (fn. 3) at Greenwich, anno 20," to the heralds, the King's trumpets, marshals of the Hall, the King's watch on New Year's Eve, the porters, the King's old sackbuts, the pages of the Chamber, the still minstrels, the King's dromslades, and the five new sackbuts, from 6l. to 20s. each.
The following have 40s. each; viz., Giles Luter, Will. Secell (Cecil), and Ric. Aunsham, of the Robes; John Care, Urion Bruerton, Walter Walshe, and Will. Brereton, of the Privy Chamber; JohnPenne, barbour; the henxmen, the Queen's minstrels, and the 4 grooms of the leash (each as a body).
To Bukstede, the King's bowyer, 20s. Will. Grenway, 13s. 4d. Master Crane, for playing before the King with the children of the Chapel, 6l. 13s. 4d. To two of the King's gunners that gave the King perfumed gloves, 20s. To a Crossed Friar, 10s. To John Laake, for arrowheads, 10s. Haman, (fn. 4) gunner, that gave the King perfumed gloves, 13s. 4d. John Hare, that gave the King arrowheads and spearheads, 13s. 4d. To the King's fletcher, 20s. To one that gave the King bellowes, 20s. To William Armourer, for lyams and collars, 40s. To Cockes, the footman, 40s. To John Wawyn, a bowyer, 13s. 4d. To Hanyball and Alex. Gingham, riders, 40s. each. To the King's vials, 53s. 4d. "To the gentlemen of the Chapel, for paintaking this Christmas," 13l. 6s. 8d. To Will. Polle, late yeoman of the King's bows, 40s. To Francis de Rege, a rider, Archangel, a gunner, Alice Carmyllion, milliner, and Humph. Rayford, of the privy buckhounds, 10s. each.
To my lord Cardinal's servant, 66s. 8d. To my lord of Canterbury's servant, 53s. 4d. To the servants of the bishops of Lincoln, Exeter, Carlisle, Ely, Llandaff, Hartford (Hereford), Rochester, Chester, London, and Bath, 20s. each. To the servants of the dukes of Norfolk and Suffolk and the marquis of Dorset, 40s. each. To the marquis of Exeter's servant, 20s. To those of the earls of Northumberland, Shrewsbury, and Westmoreland, 40s. each. To those of the earls of Rutland and Oxford, 20s. each. To lord Edmund Haward's, 13s. 4d. To lord Fitzwater's, lord Daubeney's, and lord Darcy's, 20s. each. To the Lord Chamberlain's, 40s. To lord Audeley's, 26s. 8d. To lord Lisle's, lord Morley's, lord Rocheford's, and lord Montague's, 20s. each. To lord Powes', 40s. To lord Corson's, 20s. To the lord of St. John's servant, 20s. To the French queen's, 66s. 8d.; the duchess of Buckingham's, 40s.; the old lady of Norfolk's and the young lady of Norfolk's, 20s.; the lady of Salisbury's, 13s. 4d.; the lady of Westmoreland's, and the lady marques of Exeter's, 20s. each; the lady Taylebushe's, 13s. 4d.; Mrs. Hennege's, 10s.; lady Fitzwaren's and lady of Salop's, 20s. each; the lady Powes', 13s. 4d. Also to those of lady Sands, the lady marques of Dorset, lady Hastings, the lady of Kent, lady Berners, lady Gammage, lady Broune, lady Shelton, lady Guildford, lady Bryan, lady Lucy, lady Ca[l]throp, lady Kingston, lady Parr, the lady of Rutland, the lady Russell, the lady Vampage, the lady Fitzwilliam, the old lady Guildford, lady Stannop, Mrs. Norres, Mrs. Reding, Mrs. Care, and Mrs. Bollain, various amounts, from 10s. to 40s. Also to those of the abbots of Peterborough, Westminster, Abingdon, Reading, St. Mary's [York], and Rambesey, from 20s. to 40s. each. To Mr. Sydnour's servant, 13s. 4d. To those of the prior of Christchurch, the provost of Eton, Dr. Bentley, Dr. Chambre, Dr. Stokeley, Dr. Rawson, Master Treasurer, Master Controller, Sir Edw. Nevell, and many others, from 20s. to 3s. 4d. each; among whom Sir Thomas More's servant had 13s. 4d.; Sir Hen. Wyat's, 20s.; Sir Edw. Seymour's, 20s.; Mr. Norres's, 13s. 4d.; and Geo. Bollain's, 13s. 4d. John Cavalcant's alone has 40s.
To the King's players, for playing before the King, 6l. 13s. 4d. To the Princess's players 4l. To Domyngo's servant, 10s. To Agnes Bountfloure, 6s. 8d. "To another woman for bokes of wex," 6s. 8d. To Paptist Gold, 20d. To Geoffrey Bromefeld, for a buckler' 20s. "To 4 women that brought capons, apples, hens, cakes, and bokes of wex," 20s.' "To 8 other women that gave cakes, connes, appulles, and glasses," 26s. 8d. "To a woman with a goodly booke of wex," 6s. 8d. To one that brought pippins, 5s. To two poor men with cakes, at 12d. apiece, 2s. To Will. Colson, that gave the King a woodknife, 10s.
Payments in January, anno 20.—Sunday [3rd] at Greenwich. The King's offering on Wednesday, Twelfth Day, 33s. 4d. To the heralds-at-arms, for their largess, 5l. Sundays, [10th] at Greenwich, [17th and 24th] at Hampton Court, and [31st] at Greenwich.
List of month's wages; at the end of which occur the following :—For Will. Phillip, a writer, by warrant 8 Jan. ao 20, for his wages at 10l. a year, to be paid quarterly from Mich. last, 50s. For John de la Pee, falconer, by warrant 4 Jan. ao 20, for his wages of 10d. a day, to be paid monthly, from 31 Dec., 25s. 10d. For Humph. Raynford, a hunt, half year's wages, 50s.; henceforth to be paid quarterly. Edmund Peckeham, cofferer of the Household, 1,500l. John Rolte, yeoman of the Guard, by warrant dated Bridewell, 20 Nov., for money spent on repairs and buildings at Eltham in Dec. last. To Sir John Wallop, 7 Jan., for one year's annuity of Sir Laurence Scarvenigh (Starber), knight of Almain, 33l. 15s. To John Curson, 12 Jan., "returned at such time as he was sent to Spain by reason that Fraunces Phillip, the Queen's servant, being also sent with him, brake his arm, and sent again immediately, and geven to him for a supplement of his said voyage," 10l. To Dr. Stephen Gardiner, sent in embassy to Rome, 14 Jan., for his diets, at 26s. 8d., 200l.; and given to him also for his preparations towards the journey, 100l. Peroo Doulx, cook for the King's mouth, for his yearly apparel, 10l. To Ric. Lisley, yeoman of the Guard, by warrant dated Hampton Court, 15 Jan. 20 Hen. VIII., in prest upon the advancement of his wages, 6l. 1s. 8d.
February.—Tuesday, Candlemas day, at Greenwich; the King's offering, 46s. 8d. Sundays [7th and 14th] at Greenwich. For the provincial of the Austin Friars, preaching before the King the First Sunday in Lent (14 Feb.), 20s. Sunday [21st], at Hampton Court. To the vicar of Croydon, preaching before the King the Second Sunday in Lent, 20s. For the King's offering on St. Matthias' Day (24 Feb.) at Hampton Court, 6s. 8d. Sunday [28th] at Hampton Court. To a friar, for preaching before the King, the Third Sunday in Lent, at Hampton Court, 20s.
List of month's wages.
Payments.—To the fraternity of St. Clement without Temple Bar, for one year ended at Candlemas, 6s. 8d. To Thos. Palmer, yeoman of the Guard, at 4d. a day, by warrant 20 Feb. ao 20, one year's wages in advance, 6l. 1s. 8d. To Ric. Haybourne, late yeoman of the King's chamber, by warrant dormaut for his wages of 12d. a day, unchecked from 31 Jan. to 1 March, and hereafter to be paid monthly, 28s. To Jas. Sowyn, gunfounder, by warrant dated Hampton Court, 16 Jan. 20 Hen. VIII., for making 2 brass fawkennettes, 4 chambres, and for locks, chains, matches, wheels, and stocks to the same, 4l. To John and Rob. Owen, gunfounders, by warrant dated Hampton Court, 16 Jan. ao 20, for a brass fawkenet, &c., 8l. To Fras. Arkanne, gunfounder, 2 Feb., in prest for making and new casting ordnance, 48l. 16s. 3d. To Ant. Carsidony, merchant of Florence, for cloths of tissue, &c., 45l., besides a bond for 319l. 2s. 1½d. To John Malte, the King's tailor, Will. Locke, of London, mercer, Fras. de Bardes, merchant, of Florence, and Will. Mortymer, the King's "brouderer," for velvets, satins, and damasks, 319l. 2s. 1½d. To the bishop of Bayonne, the French ambassador, 4 Feb., at his departure from England for France, and thence to Rome, 200l. To John Bury, clerk of the Avery with my lady Princess, to be "employed amongst the Princess' servants attendant upon her in the Court," 40l. To Vincent de Cassales, 6 Feb., at his coming from Rome, 133l. 6s. 8d., "and immediately sent to Rome again, and given to him at his departing 72 crowns soleill, at 4s. 8d. le pece." To Ric. Pinson, 8 Feb., by warrant dated Hampton Court, 27 Jan. 20 Hen. VIII., for printing 800 papers and books, "for putting down of crossbows," 6l. 13s. 4d. To Thos. Floure, clerk of the King's works, to be spent on the buildings at Greenwich and Bridewell, 100l. To Master Silvester Darmes (Darius), late ambassador in Spain, 9 Feb., in full payment of his diets, &c., 127l. 6s. 8d. To John Saunders, attorney to Thos. Legh, 9 Feb., for money delivered by Legh to Haket, ambassador with the lady Margaret, 50l. 12 Feb., to Albert de Ripa, luter, minstrel, and servant to the cardinal of Mantua, 33l. 6s. 8d. To John Rolte, for repairs at Eltham, 100l. To Mr. Norres, by the hands of John Williams, 20 Feb., 1,000l. To Hercules Misseles, sent to Rome with the King's letters of great importance, at such time as it was said the Pope was dead, 50l.; "and, upon contrary tidings heard at Paris, returned to London, and immediately sent again," given to him "in supplement of his voyage," 20 Feb., 15l. 10s. 6d. To Ric. Gresham, for a piece of cloth of silver, 30l. 10s. Hen. Hereford, customer of Plymouth, for ships sent by him into Spain with the King's ambassadors and letters, "and for the discryvinge the Emperor's navy at his last coming out of Spain into England," 95l. 7s. 6d. Ant. Carsidony, for provision of cloth of silver and gold for the King's use, 200l. To Will. Davy, John Freman, and Cornelis Hayes, goldsmiths, for New Year's gifts delivered to the King's use, and for mending of plate, 1,222l. 17s. 2d.
March.—Sunday [7th] at Hampton Court. To Dr. Dingley, one of the King's chaplains, for preaching before his Grace on Midlent Sunday, 20s. Sunday [14th] at Hampton Court. To the provincial of the Black Friars, London, for preaching before the King on Passion Sunday, 20s. Sunday [21st] at Greenwich. To Dr. Staples, one of the King's chaplains, for preaching before him on Palm Sunday, 20s. To 39 poor men at the King's maundy on Maundy Thursday, 3s. 3d. each; for 39 purses for them, 19d. For the King's offering on Good Friday, 20s. Easter Day [28th] at Greenwich, for the King's offering "at Resurrection," 6s. 8d.; at taking his rights, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds, 5l. To the King's henxmen, for their houseling, 20s. For the King's offerings on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Easter week, 6s. 8d. each. To the cooks of the King's kitchen, as the King's reward for Easter, 6l. 13s. 4d. To the porters at the King's gate, 53s. 4d. To the officers of the scullery, 20s.; and to those of the pastry, 20s. For the King's offering on Our Lady Day, the Annunciation before Easter 6s. 8d.
Lists of month's and quarter's wages, as before. Among the latter are Ant. Skabo (before called Chabo), surgeon, 10l. Thos. Hall, writer of the King's books, 5l. Steph. Vynekeper is described as "at Richmond;" Ant. Lowe, as being "with the Queen;" Margery Parker, Eleanor Hutton, Alice Baker, Sir Ric. Bawdwyn the chaplain, Fraunces Elmer, Beatrix ap Rice, and Margery Samford, as being "with the Princess." For John Brian's exhibition at Oxford, 33s. 4d. John de John, priest, organ-maker, 50s. Will. Lewes, instrument maker, 50s. Nic. Clerc, keeper of Hatfeld Brodoke, 30s. 5d. For Sir John Hurt, exhibition at Oxford, 50s. John Heywood, player at virginals, 50s. Ant. Trasillion, clockmaker, 30s. 5d. For Will. Hastings, with the old lady Norfolk, 25s. Agnes Partige, with the Duke of Richmond, 50s. Will. Phillip, a writer. Geo. Sutton, late gentleman usher with the Queen, 50s.
Half year's wages due at Lady Day.—For firewood for the yeomen of the Tower, 26s. 8d. For the King's candle before Our Lady of Walsingham, 43s. 4d. "For the prior there, for the King's salary before Our Lady," 5l. Sir Hen. Pynnago's annuity, 10l. Mary Reading, 10l. Sir Hen. Guyldford's fee, 50l. Thos. Tamworth, 5l. Sir Hen. Guyldford's annuity, 16l. 13s. 4d. John Inglishe, player, 66s. 8d. Sir Ant. Broune, 16l. 13s. 4d. Sir Fras. Bryan, master of the Toils, 33l. 6s. 8d. John Parker, of the stable, 10l. Sir John Nevill, 10l. Lady Anne Grey, 6l. 13s. 4d. Rob. Wakefeld, reader of Hebrew, 66s. 8d. Thos. Care and Marg. his wife, 5l. Sir Gregory de Cassalis, 20l. Rob. Fowler's annuity, 10l. Master Westbe, clerk of the Closet, for the wages of certain priests, 60l. Half year's hire of the Crouned Key, in Southwark, for the King's harness, 40s. Edmond Pekham, 13l. 6s. 8d. Rob. Seymer, 5l. Rob. Gythen, marshal of the Hall, 5l. Thos. Sperte, clerk of the King's ships, 16l. 13s. 4d. Ric. Candish, 5l. Fras. Arkan, gunner, 12l. 3s. 4d.; and for two servants under him, 6l. 1s. 8d. Arkaungell Arcan, gunner, 9l. 2s. 6d.; and for his servant under him, 60s. 10d. Raphael Arcan, gunner, 9l. 2s. 6d.; and for his servant, 60s. 10d. Nic. Hervy, 6l. 13s. 4d. John Clement, physician, 10l. Nic. Sampson, 50s. Bastard Faconbrige, 10l. Lodowicus Vives, 10l. Sir John Gifford, 5l. Ric. Basford of Calais, 5l. Ric. à Trees, "for the receipt of the assignments of the King's household," 10l. Will. Morraunte, 5l. Rob. Forth, 6l. 13s. 4d. John Till and David Burton, 70s. Mich. Mercator, organ maker, 11l. 5s. Leonard Musgrave, 50s. Sir John Hosden, 45l. Sir John Russell, 11l. 6s. 8d.
Payments by warrant.—To Dr. Clyfton, deputy to Master Lee, the King's almoner, for alms at Easter, 100l. Sir Edw. Guildeford, master of the King's armoury, for two mill horses, to be bought for the King's mills, belonging to the armoury at Greenwich, 5l. 6s. 8d. John Belson, Laurence Serle, John Wyllesdon, and Thos. Moone, for conveying four prisoners to the Fleet by the King's commandment, 4s. John Johnson, master of the King's barge, for conveying the French ambassador from London to Greenwich and back in a boat of 10 oars, each rower 8d.; and the master 16d., with 12d. for the hire of the boat. Thos. Birche, groom of the King's chamber, and Henry Annesley, going from Greenwich to London on the King's business, 12d. each. Ric. Forster and Reynold Whitacres, yeomen of the King's chamber, for going to Pilgrames Hatche in Essex to take inventory of the goods of Geoffrey Gennyns, and giving attendance there 10 days, 10s.; and to Walter Meres and Walter Vaughan, for going to London one day on the King's business, 2s.; in all, 22s. (sic.) John Russell, secretary to my lady Princess, 1 March, for her household at Ludlow, over and above 40l. paid to John Bury, clerk of the Avery, with the same Princess, 6 Feb. last, 200l. Sir Thomas Palmer, knight, 2 March, in reward from the King, 400l. Master Gregory de Cassales, ambassador at Rome, 246l., and prothonotary Cassalis at Venice, 82l., to the hands of Ant. Bonvixi, merchant of Luke, their proctor, on account of their diets. Silvester Darius, proctor to the bishop of Worcester, ambassador in Spain, for his diets since leaving England to 1 Jan. last, 325l. 9s. 6d., over and above 44l. 10s. received of Sir Hen. Wyat, late treasurer of the King's chamber, which is allowed in consideration of certain postages, &c. laid out by the Bishop before 1 Oct. last. Barth. prior of St. Mary's Overey, 4 March, on account, for the diets of Dr. Lee, late ambassador in Spain, 133l. 6s. 8d. John Rolte, yeoman of the Guard, by warrant dated Bridewell, 20 Nov. ao 20, for buildings at Eltham in Feb. last, 100l. Nic. Townley, clk., in full payment of all emptions, reparations, and buildings to 1 Feb., over and above 296l. 8s. 4d. paid him 21 Nov. last, 101l. 5s. Sir Ric. Walden, upon an obligation of him and lord Fitzwater, money lent by the King toward the inning of Lesies (Lesnes) Marsh, 25 Mar., 333l. 6s. 8d. Thos. Floure, by warrant dated Hampton Court, 3 Mar., ao 20, for the King's buildings at Windsor and Greenwich, 100l. Mr. Nic. Townley, 26 Mar., for buildings at Hampton Court, 72l. 11s. 10½d. Edmond Pekham, cofferer of the King's house, for surplusage of charges in anno 19, left unpaid by Sir Hen. Wyat, late treasurer of the King's chamber, 1,965l. 0s. 1½d. To the same, for divers expences from 2 Jan. to 31 Mar., 5,500l.
April.—Sundays, [4th and 11th] at Greenwich, [18th] at Richmond.—Offering on St. George's Day, 6s. 8d.; largess to the heralds, 5l.; for the King's offering at requier mass of the Garter, 6s. 8d. Sunday [25th] at Greenwich, to Rob. Draper, John Bedle, and John Halely, of the Jewel-house, board wages, at 6d. a day each, for 8 days, tarrying behind at London while the King lay at Richmond, to take care of the King's plate at the Tower.
List of month's wages.—Payments by warrant : Ric. Forster and Ric. Whitacres, yeomen of the King's chamber, riding into Essex for 8 days, 16s. To the fraternity of St. George, in Southwark, for the King's grace this St. George's Day, 13s. 4d. John Grene, coffer maker, of London, for two bare hides bought of him by the offcers of the Jewel-house for the covering of the chariot and cart belonging to the said office, 6l. 13s. 4d. To certain yeomen and grooms of the King's chamber riding on the King's business during April, 12s. Alex. Grey, messenger, sent 6 April to Rome with letters of great importance, "at which time the King's cramprings were sent," 100 crowns soleil at 4s. 6d. = 22l. 10s. To the prior of Newark, for repairs at Hampton Court in April, 200l. John Bury, clerk of the Avenary with my lady Princess, 21 April, for charges of her stable and servants, 100l. John Plofeld, clerk of the Wardrobe, board wages for 120 days, 40s. The prior of Newark, for buildings at Oking, 100l. Rob. Amadas, master of the Jewel-house, paid to Rob. Fowler 23 April, upon a warrant of 26 Jan., for plate delivered to ambassadors and others, 451l. 15s.; and upon a warrant of 28 March, for cramprings, plate to ambassadors, and ready money, 173l. 0s. 4d. Geo. Welsh, servant to Dr. Knight, sent from the French court with letters to the King; "at which time he delivered certain packets to Sir John Russell that were for the ambassadors of Venice, and therewith came also letters from Spain touching the answer to Curson's charge," 30 cr. of the sun = 6l. 15s. Jane Vergus, widow, for jewels bought of her late husband John Vergus, 30l. Edmund Pekham, for expences of the King's house in April, 4,700l.
May 21 Hen. VIII.—The King's offering on Philip and "Jacob" Day, 6s. 8d. Sundays [2nd and 9th] at Greenwich. Whitsunday [16th] at Windsor : the King's offering on Whitsun Eve, 6s. 8d.; on Whitsunday, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds, 100s. The King's offerings on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 6s. 8d. each. Sundays [23rd and 30th] at Windsor.
List of month's wages.
Payments by warrant.—John Belson, yeoman of the Guard, for carriage of the great standards with the rich coats of the Guard from London to Windsor, with two carts, and back to London again, 13s. 4d. John Appulby, messenger, riding upon the King's affairs, for 15 days, 15s. Thos. Garton, page of the Wardrobe of Beds, for his costs at London, making ready the Parliament chamber at the Blackfriars, 6s. Ric. Pinson, by warrant dated Hampton Court, 6 March, for printing papers against heresies and for reformation of engrossing of farms, 7l. 10s. Will. Lok, of London, mercer, for certain pieces of arras with gold, and of cloth of gold of damask, 176l. 12s. 4d. Roger More and John Shurley, executors of Shurley, late cofferer of the King's house, for surplusage of the charges of the King's household, anno 18, 251l. 3s. 2d. To cardinal Campegius, 11 May, by Mr. Florian his secretary, 333l. 6s. 8d. Sir Andrew Windesoure, for the King's Great Wardrobe, 771l. 1s. 2¾d. My lord of Suffolk, 12 May, sent in embassy to France, by his servant Hall, in prest for his diets, 333l. 6s. 8d. Thadeus, the courier, 12 May, sent to Rome with the King's letters, in prest, 120 cr.=27l.; and by my lord Cardinal's command to the said Thade in reward, 66s. 8d. York herald, 12 May, sent to Calais with the Spanish ambassador, 40s. Sir Edw. Guyldeford, master of the King's armoury, by Alayn Rice, for armour bought by Sir Edward for the King's use, 35l. 6s. 8d. To Edmund Walley, abbot of St. Mary's Abbey, York, to be kept for the King's use, 628l. 2s. 3d. To Thos. Benoulte, Clarencieux, 18 May, for 50 days' attendance beforehand upon my lord of Suffolk sent ambassador into France, 16l. 13s. 4d. To Sir Will. Fitzwilliam, 18 May, sent ambassador into France with Suffolk, 133l. 6s. 8d. To Alayn Hawte, 19 May, for money disbursed to posts and messengers on the King's business, 24l. 8s. 4d. Ric. Trees, for money paid to sundry persons who had labored at the inning of the marshes of Leysures at Erith, 263l. 4s. 9d. To Alex. Grey, messenger, 21 May, "sent to Rome with letters before Dr. Bennet to conteyne Mr. Stephans at Rome until the coming of the said Dr. Benet, for his voyage 120 crowns soleil, and 30 crowns soleil for the arrearage of his last voyage in and out, over and above 120 crowns soleil delivered to him by Master Stephans," 33l. 15s. To Ric. Thynne, clerk of the King's kitchen, to be spent on "the apparaling of the galepynes" of the said kitchen, 50l. To Dr. Benet, 22 May, sent in embassy to Rome, in prest for his diets and postages, 400l. To Master John de Lawsawee, secretary to my lady Margaret, 29 May, reward paid by my lord Cardinal's command at his departing 100 cr. = 22l. 10s. To Dr. Sampson two several times, viz. 21 May 20l., and 29 May 20l., "to be employed amongst the King's spiritual learned counsel." To Hen. Norres, 29 May, for the King's own necessaries, 2,000l. To Sir John Wallop, 30 May, "upon such money as is appointed to him by the King's grace, in recompence of the marriage of Katharine Broughton," 133l. 6s. 8d. To Ant. Vivalde, proctor to the bishop of Worcester, 31 May, for the Bishop's diets, at 40s. a day, from 31 Dec. to 1 July next, 362l. To Ant. Bonvix, proctor of Gregory de Cassales at Rome, and of the prothonotary Cassales at Venice, for the diets of Gregory from 31 Dec. ao 20 to 1 July ao 21, at 40s. a day, 362l.; and of the Prothonotary at 13s. 4d. a day, 101l. 13s. 4d. To Ant. Vivalde, Ant. Bonvise and others, proctors to the bishop of Worcester, for his diets advanced from 30 June ao 21 to 28 Dec., 362l. [This entry is corrected by Tuke, having been originally a repetition in substance of one that occurs shortly before, and a marginal note is added in Tuke's hand to explain the reason.] 31 May, to Mr. Frauncis, one of the Pope's chamberlains, in reward at his departure to Rome, 100l.; also to Silvester Darius at his departure to Rome, 50l. To a varlet of the French king's chamber, who brought rich beds in present from the French king to the King's highness, 200 cr. = 50l. To a groom of the French king's wardrobe who came with the said rich beds, 60 cr.= 12l. 10s.
June.—Sundays, [6th] at Windsor, [13th] at Hampton Court, [20th] at Greenwich : The King's offering at Midsummer Day, 6s. 8d. Sunday [27th] at — (blank) : Offering on St. Peter's Day, 6s. 8d.
Lists of monthly and quarterly wages. Among the latter are Ant. Annesley, tennis play keeper, 6s. 8d.; Ant. Knevet, gentleman usher, John Fyshe, John Eton, and John Welshe, described as late yeomen with the Queen; Geo. Bullayne, master of the King's buckhounds, for finding of the said hounds' meat, 60s.
The King's offering at the marriage of Sir John Wallop, 8 June, at Windsor, 6s. 8d. The King's offering to king Henry of Windsor, St. George, and at the high altar, 10 June, at his coming away, 20s. John Gyttyns and Rob. King, for riding about the King's business for three days, 3s. John Williams, for carriage of money divers times from London to the Court, for payment of wages and fees from Easter to Midsummer, 10s. Rob. Gibson, yeoman of the Guard, at 12d. a day, for his wages during March which he was checked of, 31s. Edw. a Powell, yeoman of the Guard, at 12d. a day for wages in advance from 31 May last to 1 Nov., 7l. 13s. Adam Gaskyn, messenger of the King's chamber, for riding at Master Kingston's command two days upon the King's business, 2s. Will. Temple, the King's fletcher, for 51 sheaf of arrows with their cases and girdles for the yeomen of the Guard, at 5s. 4d. the sheaf. Lord Leonard Grey, 8 and 18 June, for charges "at such time as he lately should have gone into Ireland," 40l. To prior of Newerke, for buildings at Hampton Court, by warrant dormant dated Richmond, 13 March ao 20, 300l. Thos. Floure, surveyor of the King's buildings, by warrant dated Windsor, 29 May 21 Hen. VIII., for provision of waynescot, Caen stone, plaster, board, &c., 200l. Rob Fowler, under-treasurer of Calais, 16 June, for fortifying the town and marches, 1,300l. Thos. Bisley, York herald, 18 June, 10l. for a journey he was sent, 19 March 19 Hen. VIII., to the Emperor at Valladolid, as he had at his departure from Sir Henry Wyat 200 cr. of the sun, and spent 29l. 10s. 6d. besides in coming and going. Sir Thos. Fitzgerrard, kt., 19 June, by my lord Cardinal's warrant by way of reward, 66l. 13s. 4d. To Thadeus, the courier, 21 June, sent to Rome in post with the King's letters of importance, 120 cr. at 4s. 6d. each = 28l. (sic.) 29 June, for the King's reward to the earl of Angus' brother, 100l. To Chr. Barker, Richmond herald, 29 June, "in prest upon a reckoning of his diets, taxed at 4s. by the day, during the time of his attendance upon the bishop of London, the King's ambassador sent to Carmery (Cambray) in Flanders," 8l. To John Lynsey, one of the Six Clerks of Chancery, 29 June, for like attendance on the same Bishop, in prest for his diets, 13l. 6s. 8d. To the bishop of London himself, 29 June, in prest on his diets at 53s. 4d. a day, 133l. 6s. 8d. To Sir Thos. More, sent in embassy with the Bishop, 29 June, in prest on his diets at 26s. 8d., 66l. 13s. 4d. Hen. Norres, 29 June, "for the King's own affairs," 1,000l. The earl of Northumberland, 29 June, for his half-year's fee of the East and Middle Marches against Scotland, to 1 June last, 500l. By my lord Cardinal's command, 30 June, to Thos. Stephans, late servant of the duke of Norfolk, who, by the Duke's command, attended upon Sir Thos. Fitzgerrard with two horses and his servant from Dublin to London, 11l. 15s. 8d. Payments as before to Rolte for buildings, and Bury for charges of my lady Princess. To Pekham, for the King's household from 20 to 30 June, 1,500l. To Dr. Sampson, dean of the chapel, between 11 and 30 June, 60l. To Geo. Lawson, treasurer of Berwick, 30 June, for wages of the garrison due 6 Aug., 1,200l.; and for a whole year's wages, due at Mich., of 20 gunners, "being in a crew within the said town," 182l. 10s.
July.—Sunday [4th] at Bridewell, the King's offering on St. Thomas's Day, 6s. 8d. Sundays, [11th] at Bridewell, and [18th and 25th] at Durham Place : to the fraternity of St. Dunstan within Temple Bar, "for one half year at Vincula S. Petri," as the King's reward, 40s.
List of monthly wages.
Payments.—To Rob. Gibson, John West, and other yeomen of the King's chamber, riding by the King's commandment, 19s. Rob. Draper and John Bedill, yeoman of the Jewel-house, board wages, lying at Bridewell two several times with plate when the King was at Greenwich, 5s. 6d. Fras. Croche, armourer, wages at 24s. a month, from 27 Feb. ao 20 to 1 Aug. ao 21, 6l. 8s. 4d. John Cockes, one of the Queen's footmen, wages at 40s. a year, from Mich. last to Midsummer, 30s. John Williams, boathire, &c., going twice from Greenwich to London for money delivered to Mr. Norris for the King's own affairs, 3s. 4d. Hugh and John Thomas, riding by the King's command into divers shires, for nine days, 9s. Ric. Gilmin, riding sundry times, for six days, 6s. Friar Nicholas, one of the King's spiritual learned counsel, 15 July, by way of reward, 6l. 13s. 4d. To Rolte, for the buildings at Eltham, 100l.; and the prior of Newark, for works at Hampton Court, 300l. To Master Heding, 12 July, as a reward at his departing, 40l. Thos. Hally, Carlisle herald, sent with letters to the earl of Anguyshe, and appointed to conduct him to the King, 4l. Ric. Gresham, for four pieces of tapestry of Remus and Romulus, containing 260¾ ells, 130l. 7s. 6d. Thos. Jermyn, clerk of the King's ships, for victualling wages and keeping of the King's ships at Portsmouth, 171l. 0s. 8d.; and in prest "for mending of the Gabriel Royal dock, and for conveyance of the said ship into her dock," 10l. Will. Huetson and Ellis Carvian, 14 July, for workmanship and stuff for four "tapetts," 18l. 0s. 8d. To Dr. Sampson, 14 July, upon a warrant dormant dated 16 May last, for money employed among the King's spiritual learned counsel, 20l. Sir Fras. Brian, 16 July, sent ambassador to the French king by warrant dated Bridewell 14 July, in prest on his diets at 26s. 8d. a day, 226l. 13s. 4d.; also 11l. 5s. for charges sustained in his last embassy at Rome, over and above 12,000l. 1s. 4d. received by him, viz., 200l. of Brian Tuke, and 4,286 cr. = 1,000l. 1s. 4d., received in France of my lord of Suffolk's agents. [A memorandum in Tuke's hand occurs in the margin opposite this entry, about the allowance of the money to the duke of Suffolk, and mentioning in the end "that Sir Fras. Brian in that reckoning asked divers extraordinary allowances for causes that he would not disclose unto me."] Thos. Floure, for the buildings at Greenwich, Beaulieu, Hanworth, the Jewel-house, and the house of the King's records in the Tower of London, 100l. Ric. Gresham and Will. Buttry, John Malte, and Ralph Worseley, executor to Will. Mortymer, late the King's broderer, for velvets, silks, and embroidery, 491l. 2s. 1d. Will. Ido, one of the clerks of Chancery, sent to Cambray to wait upon my lord of London and Sir Thomas More, in place of John Lynsey, who fell sick soon after his arrival there, 8l. Sir Will. Skevington, master of the Ordnance, 18 July, by my lord Cardinal's warrant, sent in embassy to Ireland, in prest on his diets at 26s. 8d. a day, 66l. 13s. 4d.; and 133l. 6s. 8d. to be conveyed by him to Ireland to the King's use. Dr. Taillour, late ambassador in France, by Geo. Rolle, in full payment of his diets from 30 Sept. to 10 June, 136l. Fras. Archan, gunfounder, for casting and making 4 demi-curtowes, 4 demi-culverins, and 4 serpentines of brass, 122l. 10s. Thos. Legh, by John Saunders of London, grocer, for advancing the half year's fee of Mr. John Haket, ambassador with my lady Margaret, 50l. David Blithe, Dingwell pursuivant with the king of Scots, 100s. Gregory and the prothonotary Cassalis, in prest by Eronius Berenius (Guronus Bertinus), 150l. Ric. Rowley, blacksmith, "for 5,000 archers ready garnished with head, socket, ring, and staple of iron," at five score to the hundred, and for 2,500 "soketts, rings, and staples of iron to garnish archers stakes," delivered to Sir Will. Skevington, 6l. 13s. 4d. Guilelmus Franciscus, courier, 30 July, sent in post to Rome with the King's letters of great importance, 120 cr. at 4s. 8d. = 28l. Will. Ibgrave, the King's brawderer, 31 July, for embroidering 62 coats of red cloth, and for silk stuff necessary for the same, 18l. 4s. Paid 16 Jan. last to Sir Peter Banks, clk., sent by Dr. Knight from Paris with letters to the King and my lord Cardinal, 20 cr. of the sun; "and sent again incontinent to the said Dr. Knight to Lyons," for his charges thitherward, 40 cr. soleil at 4s. 8d. each (omitted in Jan. account). Paid 1 Feb. last (also omitted) to Thos. White, messenger, sent with letters to Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh, 5l. 6s. 8d. To Peckham, for the household, from 30 June to 1 Aug., 1,194l. 16s. 3½d.
August.—Sundays, [1st] at Greenwich; [8th] at Waltham. Offering on St. Lawrence Day [10th], 6s. 8d. Sundays, [15th] at Tittenhanger, and [22nd] at Reading. Offering on St. Bartholomew's Day, 6s. 8d. Sunday [29th] at Woodstock.
List of monthly wages.
Payments.—To Clement Fitzgeffrey, John Burges, and others of the King's chamber, riding upon the King's business, 27s. Rob. Seymer, gentleman usher, for his costs riding from Waltham to Owborne, for two days, at 20d. a day, 3s. 4d. Will. Lee, another gentleman usher, for setting seven men a work making clean divers lodgings in Windsor Castle, 7s. Morres Knyvet, yeoman of the Guard, for 61 days' wages which he was checked of, 61s. The bp. of Worcester's nephew, who brought letters to the King at Woodstock, 22l. 10s. Mons. de Langy, French ambassador, at his departing at Woodstock, 66l. 13s. 4d. Rob. Fowler, under-treasurer of Calais, for repairs and fortifications there, 500l. Thos. Floure, for the buildings at Langley, 100l. Thos. Sperte, clerk of the King's ships, for rigging and trimming the Mynyon and the Mary Guyldeford, 71l. 13s. 4d. To Rolte and the prior of Newark and Floure, for buildings. Hen. Colier, servant to my lady Princess, sent to Wales to convey thence to the Tower of London plate and jewels, 6l. 13s. 4d. Thos. Halley, Carlisle herald, 16 Aug. sent to attend upon the earl of Angus into Scotland, 24 days' diets in advance, 4l. 16s. Hugh Boyvell, Nic. Crazer, and Hans Bour, by warrant 12 Aug. ao 21, sent to search the King's woods and mines in Cornwall, Devonshire, and other parts, and to try and melt the ore, 15l. Aleyn Hawte, 14 Aug., for his charges riding from London to Woodstock with 1,500l., and for charges of two men with their horses attending him, 36s. 2d. To my lady Princess' council, by Thos. Hakluye, clerk of the said council, 100l. To Pekham, for the household, 1,500l.
Sept.—Sunday [5th] at Woodstock. The King's offering on Our Lady Day, 6s. 8d. Sunday [12th], at Grafton. Offering on Holy Rood Day, 6s. 8d. Sunday [19th] at Grafton. Offering on St. Matthew's Day, 6s. 8d. Sunday [26th] at Notley Abbey. Offering on Michaelmas Day, 6s. 8d. John Williams, for conveyance of money from London to the Court in Aug. and Sept., 10s.
Lists of monthly and quarterly and half-yearly (fn. 5) wages.
Payments.—To Giles Churchehil, groom of the King's crossbows, wages at 4d. a day, from 16 Aug. to 1 Oct., hereafter to be paid monthly, 15s. Will. Brograve, for his exhibition beyond the sea, at 13l. 6s. 8d. a year, from Easter last to Mich., 6l. 13s. 4d. Geo. Grenefeld, serjeant of the buckhounds, wages and board wages at 15d. a day, from 31 July to 1 Oct. next., 77s. 3d. Mr. Westby, clerk of the closet, for the King's candle burning before king Henry at Windsor, for one year ended at Mich., 20s. To the same, for the King's candle burning before Our Lady of Doncaster, 13s. 4d. Vincent Volpe, painter, wages at 20l. a year, hereafter to be paid quarterly, 5l. John Wheeler, yeoman of the Horse, with the Queen, for stuff bought for my lady Princess, 90l. 0s. 8d. Geo. Bollayn, esquire for the Body, one year's allowances in advance, 65l. 6s. 8d. Sir John Wallop, advanced by the King in prest on his half year's fee of the office of lieutenant of Calais castle, which will be due to him 6 Oct. A.D. 1530, 280l. Dr. Lee, ambassador to Spain, by his bill of exchange dated 30 March last, for his diets since 30 Sept., paid 10 Sept. to Ant Vivald, 152l. 10s. Roger Basing, for provision of wine for the King at Bordeaux, 9,000l. To Dr. Knight, 17 Sept., sent in embassy to Rome, "and continued at Lyons," for his diets at Lyons from 3 Dec. ao 20 to 13 March following, at 40s. a day, 198l.; and in sundry places in France, from 12 March ao 20 to 11 Aug. following, at 26s. 8d. a day, 201l. 6s. 8d.; and for postage laid out in his journey, 49l. 1s.;—total, 448l. 7s. 8d., of which 300l. was paid him 11 Dec. ao 20. Thos. Spert, for the making of a new barge, 28l. Fras. Pyamountes (Piedmontese?) courier, who came from Rome, 3l. 7s. 6d. Sir Nic. Carew, in prest upon his obligation, 266l. 13s. 4d., to be repaid at Mich. A.D. 1530. To the earl of Angus and his brethren, by way of reward from the King at their departing, 333l. 6s. 8d. Mr. Florion, secretary to card. Campegius, reward 112l. 10s. Will. Uxleye, clerk of the Ordnance, and Leonard Skevington, yeoman of the same, for wages of bowyers, fletchers, &c., late attendant on the duke of Suffolk in France, 99l. 19s. 8d. Thos. Bisley, York herald, sent to attend card. Campegius from London to Grafton, and so to Dover, from thence to London again in post, and immediately with the said Cardinal to Calais, "where he, by the command of Mr. Deputy there, was attendant 19 days," 8l. Allen Hawte, in prest upon a reckoning of money disbursed by him to messengers and couriers for conveyance of the King's letters, over and above 24l. 8s. 4d. paid to him 9 [19] May, 166l. 13s. 2d. Advanced to Pekham by Wriothesley for the household, 450l.
Oct.—Sundays, [3rd, 10th, 17th] at Windsor; [24th, 31st] at Greenwich. The King's offering on St. Edward's Day, 6s. 8d.; and on St. Symond and Jude's Day, 6s. 8d. Among the monthly wages the name of Giles Churchill, groom of the cross bows, 10s. 4d., occurs for the first time; and Ric. Hayborne, keeper, is styled late yeoman with the Queen. Payments.—To John Johnson, master of the King's barge, for 24 new oars, 40s. To John West and John Sampull, and other messengers of the King's chamber, riding on the King's business by commandment of Sir Wm. Kingston and others, as appears by three bills signed by Kingston and Mr. "Fitzchamberlain," 26s. Diets of Osborne Ichingham, sent to the king of Hungary and Boen, 6s. 8d. a day, and 20l. reward. 15th, the King's offering to king Henry of Windsor, St. George, and at the high altar, when he departed, 20s. 1st, to the prior of Newark, for the buildings at Hampton Court, 200l. 5th, to Thos. Wall, Windsor Herald, in attendance on Sir Nic. Carewe, ambassador to the Emperor, diets for half a year, at 4s. a day. To Sir Nic. Carewe, 26s. 8d. a day, and 121l. 6s. 8d. given him by the King. To Dr. Sampson, dean of the Chapel, sent also in embassy to the Emperor, 26s. 8d. a day. To Master Geo. Bolain, Esq., sent in embassy to the French king, in prest and advancement of his diets at 40s. a day, for four months, 240l. To Dr. Stokesley, sent with him to the French king, for his diets at 26s. 8d. a day, 160l. 7th, to Thos. Floure, clerk of the King's works, for building at Greenwich, Beaulieu, Juelxhouse, and the house of Records in the Tower of London, 100l. 11th, to Mr. John Haket, ambassador with the lady Margaret, paid to John Saunders, attorney of Thos. Legh, 50l. To Thos. Hetherington, sent on Oct. 11 with letters to Magnus and Sir Chr. Dacres. 11th, to Sir John Wallop, for recompence to him given by the King, of the daughter and heir of—Broughton, 266l. 13s. 4d. 13th, to Jas. Morice, for mending bridges between Waltham Holy Crosse and Hunsden, 10l. 16th, to Geffrey Lee, to be paid to Reynold Poole for one year's exhibition beforehand, 100l. 21st, diets of Chr. Barker, Richmond herald, while attending on the bp. of London and Sir Thos. More at Cambray, 40s. 22nd, to Wm. Heydocke, servant to Sir Nic. Carewe, reward for bringing letters from Mr. Bollayn to the King, 10s. To the bp. of London, for so much money paid to John Haket at Camery, 20l. To Mr. Gregory Cassalis, the King's ambassador at Rome, and the prothonotary Cassalis, his ambassador in Venice, by the hands of Guranus Bertinus, for their diets, 55l. 11s. 27th, to Robert Amadas, for plate delivered to the countess of Westmoreland, Mons. de Langey, and others, 160l. 1s. 11½d.; and in part payment of plate delivered to Card. Campegius and his secretary at his last departing, for plate delivered to Mr. Bollayne for boiling and furnishing of certain — 39l. 18s. 0½d. (fn. 6)
November, anno 21.—Allhallon Day at Greenwich; Sundays, [7th and 21st] at York Place; [14th and 28th] at Greenwich. The King's offering on Monday, Alhallonday, on taking his rights in the morning, 6s. 8d.; and at high mass the same day, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 100s. Offering on St. Andrew's Day, 6s. 8d. Reward to the children of the Chapel, for singing Audivi vocem on All Hallon Day, 20s.
List of monthly wages.
To Ric. Wigan, messenger of the Chamber, riding from Greenwich to Oxford, and from York Place to Greenwich, 7s.; and to Adam Gasken, for riding into Hertfordshire, Essex, and elsewhere, 22s. To John Skydmore, gentleman usher, for making ready Bridewell and Westminster against the King's coming, 79s. 4d. 9 Nov. Further payment to Amadas for plate delivered to Campegius and his secretary, and to Mr. Bollain, 200l. 12th. To Master Edw. Lee, the King's almoner, late ambassador in Spain, for diets from 30 Sept. 20 Hen. VIII. to 21 Oct. 21 Hen. VIII., at 26s. 8d. a day, besides 133l. 6s. 8d. paid to Bartholomew prior of St. Mary Overy, and 152l. 10s. paid to Ant. Vivalde for him. For his postage and conveyance, 45l. 1s. 3d. 14 Nov. To Edw. Smeking and Robt. Cockes, for 27 Flemish ells of arras of silver and gold, of the story of Christ's Passion, 81l. 15th. To Dr. Croke, sent to Rome, diets at 13s. 4d. a day, and 12l. reward, 86l. 13s. 4d. 16th. To Sir Lawrence Starborugh, kuight of Germania, an annuity of 150cr. soloill, at 4s. 6d. To Amadas, for plate presented to the ambassador of the duke of Ferrour at his departing, 48l. 4s. 9d. 30th. To Bartholome Butler, Hams pursuivant, sent with letters to the ambassadors in France and Italy, 40l. To John Bury, clerk of "th'avery" with my lady Princess, for money spent for her, from 1 Jan. 20 Hen. VIII. to 30 Sept. 21 Hen. VIII., 74l. 1s. 10d. 20th. Half year's fee of the earl of Northumberland, warden of the East and Middle Marches, 500l.
December 21 Hen. VIII.—Sundays [5th, 12th, and 19th] at York Place : Offerings on St. Nicholas Day, Our Lady Day, St. Thomas's Day, and Christmas Eve, 6s. 8d. Reward for St. Nicholas Bishop, 6l. 13s. 4d. Christmas Day at Greenwich : The King's offering at taking his rights, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d.; and on St. Stephen's Day, St. John's Day, St. Innocent's Day, and St. Thomas's Day, 6s. 8d. each day. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 5l. To the children of the Chapel, for singing Gloria in Excelsis Deo on Christmas Day, 40s. To Dr. Shirwood, one of the King's chaplains, for going to Canterbury with the King's offering to St. Thomas, 20s.; and his costs, 20s.
Lists of monthly and quarterly wages. Ric. Pery, sergeant of the hunts, dead succeeded by Geo. Grenefeld.
Payments by warrant.—To Thos. Warde, for the oversight of the King's ordnance and harness at Windsor, 30s. 5d. To John Johnson, master of the King's barge, for conveying the King in his barge and in his boat from Greenwich to York Place, Bridewell, and Westminster, and for conveying ambassadors, 11l. 8d. Largess of the heralds-at-arms at the creation of the earls of Wiltshire, Essex, and Huntingdon, 5l. Fee of John Amadeis, sergeant-at-arms, 6d. a day. To the King's purveyors of wine, for a tun of wine annually delivered to lady Lucy Browne, 5l. 6s. 8d. 1st Dec. To John Bury, clerk of "th'avery" with my lady Princess, for her expences. 8th. Reward to Mons. Myngavall the Emperor's ambassador, at his departure, 200 cr. soleill, at 4s. 4d. By warrant, dated 10th Dec., to the mayor and staplers of Calais, upon their obligation for repayment, 1,000l Half year's fee of Robt. Norwich, the King's sergeant and surveyor of his special liveries forlands, 25l. 13th. To Haket, 60l. To Amadas, for plate delivered to Campegio, &c. 169l. 15s. 6d. 14th and 15th. To Guronus Bertinus, for the diets of Gregory Cassalis and the prothonotary Cassalis, 200l. 15th. Reward to Paul de Cassalis, the Pope's ambas sador, 300 cr. soleill at 4s. 8d. 18th. To John Rolle, paymaster of the buildings a Eltham, 100l. 20th. To Wm. Lambert, surveyor of the repairs and fortifications a Calais, 201l. 10s. 5½d. To Lord Lisle, for repairs at Porchester castle, &c., 102l. 15s. 2d 21st. Reward to Pero Doulx Yeoman, cook, 10l. 22nd. To Thos. Jarmyn, clerk of the King's ships, for wages, &c. of the keepers of the King's ships at Portsmouth and in the Thames, 181l. 13s. 2d. To Dr. Lee, late ambassador in Spain, in recompense of mone lost by exchange, 55l. 5s. 6d. 24th. To John Bury, for charges of my lady Princess, 30l. 31st. To Dyar, servant to Lord George Bollayn, ambassador in France, who came with letters to the King, and was sent back immediately, 4l. To Edm. Peckeham, cofferer of the household, 4,711l. 12s. 2d.
Total for Dec. 21 Hen. VIII., 9,089l. 3s.
Total from 1 Oct. to 1 Jan., 15,713l. 8s.
Rewards given on Saturday, New Year's Day, at Greenwich, 21 Hen. VIII.
In addition to those mentioned last year, the following received presents :—Henry Knevit, of the privy chamber, 40s. Lord Stafford's servant, 20s. Lord Morley's omitted. To the servants of the earl of Huntingdon, earl of Derby, lord Hussey, lord Windesore, Lord Chancellor, lord Mountegle, earl of Worcester, and lord Mountjoy, lady Worcester, lady of Sussex, lady of Derby, lady of Huntingdon, lady Mountegle, lady Verneis (Verney's) servant, lady Newell, lady of Rocheford, lady Wingfield, lady Owtrede, lady Wallop, "lady Mary servant Rocheford," priors of Lantony and Tinmouth, &c.
To Hen. Fox, for sweet oranges. To 20 women who brought capons, apples, hens, cocks, and books of wax, and to 14 women who gave cakes, combs, apples, and glasses, 3s. 4d. each. To a woman with barrels of sucket, 40s. To Thos. Chapman, the gardener of Hampton Court, for giving the King pears and apples, 6s. 8d. To one, for a "stile glas," 10s. To Wm. Coke, for a cup of byrrall, 10s. To Pelygrene Sagbut, who gave the King two pair of perfumed gloves covered with velvet, 20s.; and to other persons.
January 21 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, [2nd and 9th] at Greenwich; [16th, 23rd, and 30th] at York Place. Offering on Twelfth Day, 33s. 4d. The herald's largess, 5l. To Robt. Draper, of the Jewel-house, for conveying plate late belonging to the lord Cardinal from York Place to the Tower of London, 7s. 2d. To Wm. Grene, a coffer maker, for a barehide to cover the cart that carries the King's treasure as he removes, 50s. To John Pate, one of the Wardrobe of Beds, for attending on the Legate at his departure.
List of monthly wages.—To Gregory Wasshe, a tabret, three months' wages in advance, with leave to go to his own country by reason of illness, 6l. To certain players of Coventry, for playing in the Court at Christmas, 20s. 14th. To lord Rocheford, ambassador in France, by John Barlowe, clk., 60l. 15th. To Thadeus Courier, sent with letters to the Emperor, 100 cr. at 4s. 8d. 20th. To the earl of Wiltshire, sent as ambassador to the Emperor, diets at 100s. a day; and to Dr. Lee, 26s. 8d. a day. To Drs. Kyrne (Carne) and Cranmer, 6s. 8d. a day; to Richmond Herald, 4s.; and to Thos. Derby, clerk of the signet, 3s. 4d.,—all of whom accompany the Earl. To the earl of Anguishe, by the hands of Sir Geo. Douglas, his brother, his half year's annuity, 333l. 6s. 8d. 20th. To John Bury, for the Princess, 40l. 16th. To Mr. Thos. Goodrige, clk., sent over the sea for the Kiñg's affairs and business, 23l. Reward to Sir Lawrence Scarborowe, knight of Germania, at his departure, 40l. 31st. To Thos. Flowre, for the month's expences of the buildings at Beaulieu and Hanworth, 100l.
Total, Jan. 21 Hen. VIII., 2,811l. 6s. 5d.
February 21 Hen. VIII.—Wednesday, Candlemas Day, and Sundays [6th and 13th], at York Place, and [20th and 27th] at Windsor. Offering on Candlemas Day, 46s. 8d.; and on St. Matthew's Day, 6s. 8d. Reward to the fraternity of St. Clement, 6s. 8d. List of monthly wages.
To John Bury, clerk of "thavery," with the Princess, for her servant's wages, &c., 80l. 22nd. To Sir Fras. Bryan, sent to the diet to be kept on the confines between France and Spain, with a certain jewel called the Flower de Lucye, 170l. To Mons. Lange, the French ambassador, as a reward on his departure, 600 cr. soliell at 4s. 8d. To Peter Vannes, late ambassador at Rome, 457l. To Wm. Lambert, surveyor of the King's works at Calais, 400l. 25th Feb. To Sir Thos. Clifforde, captain of Berwick, diets at 20s. a day for 40 days. Going Sunday voyages to and from Scotland on the King's business, by warrant dated 22nd Feb. 20 Hen. VIII. To Gregory Cassale and the Prothonatory, 100l. Total, 4,973l. 3s. 10½d.
March 21 Hen. VIII.—Sundays at Windsor. Offering on Lady Day, 6s. 8d. Rewards to a Black Monk, Master Latamer, and the vicar of Croydon, for preaching before the King the first three Sundays in Lent, 20s. each.
List of monthly and quarterly wages.
Geo. Bolain's fee is entered as nil, because paid by warrant. Ant. Lowe is styled, "with the Queen;" and Elyanor Hutton, Beatrix Aprice, and Margery Samford, "with the Princess." Wm. Lewes, instrument maker, 50s. John Bryant, Oxford, is called "Master of Arte."
To John Gittons, yeoman of the Guard, for conveying the rich coats of the Guard from London to Windsor and back, 13s. 4d.
Half year's wages due at Lady Day.
The following names do not occur in the previous list : John Leylondis exhibition, 25s. Wm. Brograve, 6l. 13s. 4d. Fee of Robt. Norwiche, surveyor of the King's liveries for lands, 25l.
Reward to a servant of John Raynsford, who brought letters to Windsor on March 22 concerning certain business there amongst lewd persons, 40s. To Ric. Gerre, the messenger, for riding with letters concerning the King's business to the duke of Norfolk and others 20s. To Thos. Evans and Thos. Bowman, minstrels, 8d. a day. 2 March. To Wm. Cholmeley, for conveying from Ludlow to London of sundry chapel stuff, plate, &c., delivered at the setting up of the Princess's household, 20l. 5th. To Antony Carsidony, merchant of Florence, for 437 yds. of cloth of tinsel for the King's use, 40s. a yd. 7th. To Dr. Stokesley, ambassador in Italy, diets at 26s. 8d. a day, 242l. 13s. 4d. 12th. To Dr. Benet, ambassador in Italy, to the hands of John Benet, of London, tailor, and Edw. Mall, clerk, 200l. 14th. To Gregory Cassalis and the Prothonotary, 52l. 9s. 15th. To Wm. Cholmeley, cofferer to the Princess, by warrant dormant dated Windsor, 9 March 21 Hen. VIII., for payment of 2,500l. a year, 300l. 18th. To Alex. Grey, sent to Italy with letters of great importance to the ambassadors there, 30l. 18th. To the cardinal of York bp. of Winchester, pension of 1,000 mks. from the said bpric. 666l. 13s. 4d. 19th. Reward to John Paw, a miner, 20l. To John Bury, clerk of the avery with the Princess, 100l. To John Welshebourne, gentleman of the Privy Chamber, sent in embassy to the French King, 112l. 22nd. To Stephen Humble, embroiderer, for embroiderings made for the King. To Cornelis Johnson, the King's smith of his ordnance in the Tower, for locks, bolts, &c., 140l. 13s. 4¾d. 25th. To Leonard Musgrave, for conducting 100 soldiers from Carlisle to Chester, and for their coats, 50l. 28th. To Sir Osburne Ichingham, sent to the king of Hungary and Beam, at 6s. 8d. a day, 15l. To Allan Hawte, for "saulve conducting" 1,100l. from London to the More for the payment of wages, 8s. 8d. Diets and extraordinary charges of the Commissioners in the Marches of Wales, 285l. 16s. 31st. For the bp. of Worcester, to Antony Vivalde, in part payment of 2,000 ducats, 100l. To John Hacket, 40l. Total, 5,832l. 5s. 1¾d.
Total, 1 Jan. 21 Hen. VIII. to 1 April 21 Hen. VIII., 13,616l. 15s. 5¼d.
April 21 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, [3rd] at Windsor; 10th, at the More : Easter Day [17th] and Sunday [24th] at Windsor. To Dr. Crome and Mr. Croftes, for preaching before the King on Mid Lent and Passion Sunday, 20s. each; and to Dr. Crome again on Palm Sunday, 20s. To 40 poor men at the King's maundy, 3s. 4d. each in a purse. 3½ doz. purses, 20d. The King's offering on Good Friday, 20s. To the King's henxmen, for their houseling this Easter, 20s. Easter Day at Windsor, the King's offering at Resurrection, 6s. 8d.; at taking his rights, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d.; on Easter Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 6s. 8d. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 5l. Reward to the clerks of the kitchen, 6l. 13s. 4d; to the porters of the gate, 53s. 4d; to the officers of the squillary, 20s; to the officers of the pastry, 20s. Offering on St. George's Day, 6s. 8d. Largess to the heralds, 5l. Offering on St. Mark's Day, 6s. 8d. Reward to the Fraternity of St. George, 13s. 4d.
List of monthly wages. To the King's almoner, to be distributed to poor people at Easter, 130l. To John Apleby, messenger of the Chamber, riding with letters to the abbot of Bury and others, 10 April, 10s. Reward to Odell, King's messenger, who was robbed when riding on the King's business, 12 April, 7s. 6d. The King's offering to St. George and the high altar, at his departure, 20s. To John Brigges, clerk of all the Wardrobes of Beds, by warrant, 5l. half year's wages. Other payments of wages by warrant to John Reede, keeper of the Wardrobe at York Place. Thos. Biggis, of the King's vestry, Thos. Spynke, Roger Bryne, keeper of the Wardrobes at Richmond, and Fras. de Rege, a rider. 3rd. To Dr. Crooke, resident in Italy for the King's affairs, diets and expences, 90l. 10th. To Thos. Aley, saltpetre-maker, for 12 barrels, at 4½d. a lb., 26l. 10s. 7½d. 11th. To Gregory Casali and the Prothonotary, 140l. 12th. To Alexander Grey, sent with the King's letters of great importance to the earl of Wiltshire, 20l. 5s. 15th. For Sir Lawrence Skarboro (Starber), knight of Germania, to the hands of Gregory Seyozius and Nicholas Forcivile, for 25 angels paid by him to John Amynar (a miner?) for his costs coming from Norembarge to the King; for 10 angels to him paid for a bumbard for the King; and for 5 angels for the conveyance of certain ores from this realm to Norembarge, to be there tried to the perfectness of their metals, 18l. 15th. Diets of the bp. of Worcester, 40s. a day. To Sir Andrew Windesour, lord Windesour, master of the King's Great Wardrobe, part of the surplusage of his account, 300l. 22nd. To Thadeus Courier, sent with letters of great importance to the King's ambassadors in France, 14l. 28th. To Robt. Amadas, John Freman, Cornelis Haies, and Oswald Sye, for plate for New Year's gifts, and for mending other plate of the King's, 1,382l. 5s. 4d. To John Hacket, 100l. 29th. To John Rolte, surveyor and paymaster of the buildings at Eltham, 50l.
Total, 2,961l. 14s. 3d.
May 22 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, [1st] at Hunsdon; [8th, 15th, 22nd] at York Place [29th] at Hampton Court. Offering on Ascension Day, 6s. 8d.
List of monthly wages.
Payments.—7th. To Sir Wm. Skevington, master of the Ordnance, for conducting and wages of soldiers sent with him to Ireland to repress divers rebellions there, 300l. 10th. To Dr. Sampson, dean of the King's chapel, for money by him paid to Barthilmewe the post, for charges of his return from Bononia to England by commandment of Sir Nic. Carewe, late ambassador to the Emperor, 23l. 6s. 8d. To lord Rocheford, for money laid out on sundry persons and couriers at his last being with the French king, 29l. 12s. 10th To Anthony Chabo, the King's surgeon, upon an obligation, 40l. To Wm. Lambert, clerk of the buildings at Calais, 500l. To Wm. Cholmeley, cofferer of the Princess's household, for a year's wages of her yeomen ushers and other expences, 100l. To the same, 200l. in part payment of 2,500l. yearly for the charges of her household. To Sir Andrew Windsour, the surplusage of his account, 300l. To Thos. Hacluyt, for the Commissioners in the Marches of Wales, for their diets and "foren expences," 62l. 13s. 9½d., in part payment of 694l. 2s. 6d., to be paid yearly. 18th. To the same Commissioners, 80l. 19th. To Chr. Wistowe, for the diets of John Wellesbourne, gentleman of the Privy Chamber, sent as ambassador to France, 26s. 8d. a day, from 14 March to 1 Aug. 23rd. To the bp. elect of London, for his diets from 1 Oct. 21 Hen. VIII. to 18 April next, 26s. 8d. a day. 24th. To Dr. Fox, sent into France, upon a prest for his diets, at 26s. 8d. a day, 100l. Reward to Florence Volesenus, sent with Dr. Fox, 6l. 13s. 4d. 25th. To Sir Nic. Carewe, master of the Horse, late ambassador with the Emperor, for postages, couriers, &c., 49l. 3s. 6d. Total, 2,791l. 13s. 5½d.
June 22 Hen. VIII.—Whitsunday [5th] at Windsor. The King's offering, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 5l. Offering on Whitson Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 6s. 8d. each day. Trinity Sunday [12th] and Sunday [19th] at Windsor, and [26th] at Hampton Court. Offerings on Sundays, Corpus Christi Day, St. Edward's Day, Midsummer Day, and St. Peter's Day, 6s. 8d. each. Offering on Corpus Christi morning at taking his rights, 6s. 8d. 21st. To king Henry of Windsor, St. George, and the high altar, 20s. To Wm. Sakefeld, yeoman of the Chamber, riding by night from Windsor to Newelme to the duke of Suffolk, 4s. To John Symmes, under-porter of Windsor, for keeping and conveying prisoners, by bill signed by the duke of Norfolk, 46s. 4d. To Eliz. Darrell, one of the Queen's maids, by warrant dated 14 March a0 21, for an annuity of 10l. during the nonage of Edw. Darrell, the King's ward, son and heir of John Darrell, deceased, 50s. To Anthony Toto and Barthilmewe Penne, painters, of Florence, upon warrant for their wages at 25l. a year, 18l. 15s. To John Wellesburne, one of the gentlemen attending upon the King in his privy chamber, 50 mks. a year, as received by Sir John Wallop, who occupied the room, 8l. 6s. 8d. To Ric. Heggons, late yeoman of the Vestry with the Princess in Wales, wages and board wages from 31 March 20 Hen. VIII. to 1 June 22 Hen. VIII., during which time he attended to her vestry stuff, whereof half remained at Worcester and half at Ludlow, 9l. 17s. 9d. To Sampson Cleyton and Ric. Wyther, 4d. a day. To Wm. Mounton, for keeping the King's garden and orchard at York Place, 6d. a day. To Wm. Temple, the King's fletcher, for 55 sheaf of arrows with cases and girdles for the yeomen of the Guard, 14l. 8s. 4d. To the grooms of the Hall, for making the bonfire on Midsummer night, 10s. To Peter Mighen, writer of the King's books, 20 mks. a year.
List of monthly and quarterly wages.
To Robt. Hobbis, John Rede, Roger Bryne, and Tho. Brudges, keepers of the Wardrobe at More, York Place, and Richmond, and of the King's vestry, 45s. 6d.; and to John Brudges, clerk of the Wardrobe, 50s. To lord Windsor, 200l. 3rd. To Thos. Wharton, for the fee of the earl of Northumberland as warden of the East and Middle Marches, 250l. 4th. To Gregory Casalis and the Prothonotary, 241l. 16s. 5d. 3rd. To Dr. Cranmer and Dr. Kyrne, for their diets from 20 Jan. last to 1 Oct. next, at 20s. each. 6th. To Alan King, riding in post to France, 30l. To Sir Nic. Harvie, ambassador to the Emperor, diets for 182 days at 20s., and daily reward 6s. 8d. 11th. To Mr. Barbour, chaplain to the earl of Wiltshire, sent to him in diligence with the King's letters of importance, 80 cr. of the sun at 4s. 8d. To Robt. Biggis, for Dr. Fox, money spent by him on Fras. Percyvale, sent with the King's letters, 4l. To Sir Geo. Lawson, treasurer of Berwick, for wages of the garrison, 882l. 10s. 13th. To Sir Fras. Brian, ambassador in France, 500 cr. of the sun at 4s. 8d. To Welesburne, 300 cr. at 4s. 8d. 23rd. To Sir Wm. Skevington, master of the Ordnance, for his stipend of 1,000 mks. a year, and for wages of soldiers, 2,646l. 5s. 28th. To John Drakes, sent from Calais to London to conduct Tribula, a courier, who, by a letter sent from the elect of London to Mr. Deputy of Calais, was ordained to be intercepted at Calais with his letter, and so was stopped and sent in the company of Drakes, 30s. 30th. To the said Tribula, sent to the elect of London in Italy with letters of great importance, 21l.
Total 7,079l. 17s. 1d.
Total, 1 April 21 Hen. VIII. to ult. "Julii" (June), 12,833l. 4s. 9½d.
July 22 Hen. VIII.—Sunday [3rd] at Hampton Court, [10th and 17th] at Oking, [24th] at Guldeforde, [31st] at Windesour. Offerings on Sundays, St. Thomas's Day, Mary Maudelin's Day, and St. James's Day, 6s. 8d. each. Offering to king Henry of Windsor, St. George, and to the high altar, when the King came last from Windsor, 20s. Annuity to the fraternity of Our Lady at St. Dunstan's without Temple Bar, 40s. To Adam Gaskyn, riding with letters to Master Secretary, 20d. To Thos. Wollwarde, for keeping and making the King's harness at Windsor and York Place, 30s. 5d. To Hans Clerc, armourer, for furbishing and clean keeping the King's armoury in the armoury house in the tilt yard at Greenwich, which John Diconson late had, 6d. a day.
List of monthly wages.
Payments.—To Ric. Palshid, customer of Southampton, due to him on his account, 93l. 0s. 3½d. To Ric. Gresham, John Malte, and Wm. Ibgrave, for velvets, satins, &c., 630l. 13s. 4d. 3rd. To Wm. Chamberlain, to be conveyed to Dr. Fox at Paris, for expedition of the King's affairs, 140l. 7th. To Edmund Pekham, cofferer of the King's house, for the surplusage of the expences of the household for the year ending Mich. 21 Hen. VIII., and received by Thos. Wriothisley, clerk to the said cofferer, 4,114l. 10s. 5d. 9th. To John de Lucy, master of the Emperor's artillery, on surrender of letters patent of annuities of 400 fl. granted him during the wars in France, 100 cr. soleill at 4s. 6d. To Alex. Grey, sent with the King's letters of congratulation to the French king upon the delivery of his children, and commanded also at his coming into France to give his attendance on the earl of Wiltshire, 100 cr. soleill at 4s. 8d. For Dr. Benet, ambassador in Italy, to the hands of John Benet, his uncle, for diets, &c., 212l. 6s. 8d. 11th. To Geo. Lovekyn, clerk comptroller of the King's works, for repairs at Hamptill, 50l. To Thos. Twichite, for his expences while in Spain after Sir Richard Wingfield's death, 18l. To Thos. Spert, clerk comptroller of the King's ships, for victuals and wages of keepers of the King's ships in Portsmouth haven and the Thames, 168l. 4s. To the earl of Northumberland, warden of the East and Middle Marches, for one quarter's fee, 250l. To Hacket, ambassador with the Lady Margaret, for money laid out for the costs of Sir Richard Akqueston, 22l. 10s. To Gregory Cassales, for the expedition of certain bulls, 330 cr. = 77l. To Gregory Cassales and the Prothonotary, by Guronus Bertanus, sent to Rome with the letters of the nobles of England to the Pope, for their diets,—Gregory's at 40s. and the Prothonotary's at 13s. 4d. a day, 196l. 3s. 7d.
Total, 7,036l. 11s. 10½d.
August 22 Hen. VIII.—Sundays [7th] at Esthamstede, [14th] at Hampton Court, [21st and 28th] at Amptill. Offerings on Sundays, St. Leonard's Day, the Assumption, and St. Bartholomew's Day, 6s. 8d. each. 7th. The King's offering at Asheridge to the Holy Blood there, 7s. 6d.
List of monthly wages.
To Thos. Spert, clerk comptroller of the King's ships, for the rigging of the Mygnion and the Mary Guldeford, prepared towards Bourdeaux for the provision of wines for the King's household, 60l. To Roger Smyth, by warrant dormant dated Oking, 26 July 22 Hen. VIII., as an annuity towards his charges, being a student at Oxford, 6l. 13s. 4d. To Fras. Peymountes, courier, sent to Rome with letters of great importance, 106 cr., and 10 cr. to send a post from Bologna to Venice if the lord elect of London is not at Bologna at his coming, 27l. 1s. 4d. To Geo. Lawson, for repairs at Berwick, 128l. 2s. 3d. To Antony Carsidony, merchant of Florence, for gold and silver tinsel at 40s. a yard, 83l. 10s. To Ant. Bonvixe, in part payment of 750l. to be paid to Dr. Stokesley, elect of London, by exchange, 311l. 8s. 8d. To the earl of Angus, to the hands of his brother, Geo. Duglas, part of his annuity of 1,000 mks., 333l. 6s. 8d. To my lady Princess, to the hands of lord Husse, her chamberlain, for saddles and harness for herself and six of her gentlewomen, and winter coats for three of her footmen, 30l., in part payment of 66l. 13s. 4d. Total 2,160l. 5s.
September 22 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, [4th] at Hartforde, [11th and 18th] at Waltham, and [25th] at Hampton Court. Offerings on Sundays, Our Lady Day the Nativity, Holy Rood Day, St. Mathewes Day, and Michaelmas Day, 6s. 8d. To Geo. Bollayne, master of the buckhounds, for his charges carrying the hounds from St. Thomas' Day after Midsummer to Holy Rood Day, as appears by a bill signed by "the said lord of Rocheforde," 76s. Annuity of 1d. a day to Alice Fulmer, widow, in the way of charity. Annuity of 10l. a year to Alex. Grey, messenger of the Chamber. To Hen. Burton, under-clerk of the King's works, 8d. a day.
List of monthly, quarterly, and half-yearly wages. Among the quarterly wages are Sir Brian Tuke, treasurer of the Chamber, 25l. Sir Fras. Brian, 8l. 6s. 8d. Antony Toto and Barthilmewe Penne, painters, 12l. 10s.
Among the half-yearly wages John Leylond's name does not appear.
To Mr. Westby, clerk of the Closet, for the candle burning before king Henry of Windsor, for a year, 20s.; and one before Our Lady of Duncastre, 13s. 4d. Diets, &c. of the Commissioners in the Welsh marches, 20l. To Alex. Grey, sent to the French court, and thence to Rome, 70l. To Wm. Lambert, for repairs at Calais, 200l. To Cornelis Johnson, for 100 handguns delivered to Sir Wm. Skevington, sent of late to Ireland, 5s. apiece. To Robt. Amadas, for plate delivered to the countess of Westmoreland, Mons. de Langey, and Capt. Roquell, the French ambassador, Sir John Russell, John Welsborne, and Sir Fras. Brian, 376l. 3s. 10d. To Ant. Vivalde, for 2,000 ducats by him delivered to the bishop of Worcester, the King's orator in Italy, 237l. 14s. Allowance is claimed for sums double charged in June and Oct. 21 Hen. VIII. as money received of the archbishop of Canterbury and bishop of London, and received by them from the collectors of the clerical subsidy in the province of Canterbury granted 14 Hen. VIII., and other errors. Total 3,639l. 17s. 2d.
Total 1 July 22 Hen. VIII. to 1 Oct., 13,116l. 14s. 0½d. 1 Oct. 21 Hen. VIII. to 30 Sept. 22 Hen. VIII., 55,270l. 2s. 3¼d.
October 22 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, [2nd, 9th] at Hampton Court, [16th, 23rd, 30th] at Greenwich. Offerings on Sundays, St. Edward's Day, St. Lucas Day, St. Simon and Judas Day, 6s. 8d. each. To John Lewer, yeoman of the Crown, 44s. 4d. To Ric. Fowler, deputy keeper of the manor of Greenwich, "for keping and scowring of the urin pottes of lede at Grenewiche," 2d. a day. Loan to the dean and canons of the Cardinal's college at Oxford, 184l. 8s. 8d. (fn. 7) In full payment of the diets of the earl of Wiltshire, 20 Jan. 21 Hen. VIII. to 3 Aug. last, at 5l. a day, 65l. 14s. To Thos. Bartlet (Berthelot), for printing 1,600 papers and books of proclamation for ordering and punishing sundry beggars and vacabundes, and dampnyng of books containing certain errors, at 1d. a leaf, 8l. 6s. 8d. 6th. To Fraunces Paymontis, courier, sent in post to Rome with the King's letters of great importance, 120 cr. of the sun at 4s. 6d. To W. Thyne, clerk of the King's kitchen, for the apparelling of 24 galopins, 24l. Part payment of the diets, &c. of the Commissioners in the Marches of Wales, 40l. 10th. To Sir Fras. Brian, arrears of his diets when last in France, 71l. Diets of Sir F. Brian, going as ambassador to France for 30 months from 13 Oct., 40s. a day. Diets of Ric. Tate sent with him, 28l. To Antony Bonvix, in part payment of 750l. for the bishop of London in Italy, 62l. 8s. 8d. To Anthony Carsidony, merchant of Florence, in full contentation of 183l. 10s. for two pieces of tynsell, 100l. To Dr. Cranmer, late attendant upon the King's ambassador in Italy, in full contentation of his diets from 20 Jan. 21 Hen. VIII. to 23 Oct. last, at 6s. 8d. a day, 23l.
List of monthly wages. Total 2,026l. 13s. 5d.
November 22 Hen. VIII.—Tuesday, Alhalonday [1st], and Sunday [6th], at Greenwich, [13th] at York Place, [20th and 27th] at Hampton Court. Offering on Alhalonday, at the King's taking his rights in the morning, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds, 5l. Offering on Alsollon Day, 6s. 8d. To the children of the Chapel, for singing Audivi vocem on Halhalonday, 20s. Offerings on Sundays and on St. Andrew's Day, 6s. 8d. Yearly fees, diets, &c. of the Commissioners in the Marches of Wales, 100l. To Mr. Welshebourne, ambassador in France, by the hands of Chr. Westcote, for postages, 24l. 10s. To Ant. Bonvix, for — ducats delivered by exchange to Dr. Stokesley, 306l. 13s. 4d. To Wm. Ibgrave, for embroidering 62 coats for the Guard with crimson and white satin, 18l. 4s. To my lady Princess, by lord Hussey, in full contentation of a warrant for saddles, harness, &c., 36l. 13s. 4d. To Henry Byrde, yeoman of the King's bows, for bows, arrows, bracers, shooting gloves, and "coyvers," for the King's own use, 18l. 18s. 8d. To Robt. Portcoles, sent with letters of importance to Sir Fras. Bryan in France, 48 cr. at 4s. 8d. To Henry Burde, yeoman usher of the Chamber, for attending on the King hunting, from 31 May to 1 Oct., 122 days, at 4d. a day. To Sir Wm. Kingiston, captain of the King's Guard, sent to the earl of Shrewsbury with divers of the Guard, for the conveyance of the cardinal of York to the Tower, 40l. To Thos. Scote, gentleman of the King of Scots chamber, 20l. To Richemont Herald, his diets while attending upon the earl of Wiltshire, ambassador to the Emperor, from 20 Jan. to 3 Aug., at 4s. a day. To Sir Edw. Guldeford, master of the King's armoury, for the apparel of 18 armourers, 23l. 8s. Diets of Dr. Benet at Rome, by John Benet, his uncle, 26s. 8d. a day. To Dr. Samson, late ambassador with the Emperor, for diets and postages, 5l. 6s. 8d. To Thos. Hall, Carlisle Herald, sent with instructions and letters to the King of Scots, 16l. 16s. To lord Windsor, master of the Wardrobe, for the surplusage of the charges for one year, 200l.
List of monthly wages.
To Alan Hawte, upon his book of reckoning, for the King's ordinary posts and passages of letters over the sea, &c., from 1 Oct. 20 Hen. VIII., 373l. 13s. 8d. To Sir Edw. Guldeford, master of the King's armoury, for 200 spear heads of steel, at 4d. apiece; and 5 "somer" of black harness nails, each "somer" containing 12,000 nails, 40s., bought beyond the sea by Dirike Dedikes, yeoman of the armoury.
Total, 3,090l. 2s. 4½d.
December.—Sundays, [4th and 11th] at Hampton Court, [18th] at York Place, [25th] at Greenwich. Offerings on Sundays, St. Nicholas Day, Our Lady's Day, St. Thomas's Day, and Christmas Eve, 6s. 8d. each. On Christmas Day, on taking his rights in the morning, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d. Largess to the heralds-at-arms, 5l. To the children of the Chapel, for singing Gloria in excelsis Deo on Christmas Day, 5l. Offering on St. Stephen's, St. John's, Innocents', and St. Thomas's Day, 6s. 8d. each. To Mr. Bowlen, going with the King's offering to St. Thomas at Canterbury; 20s., and his costs, 20s. Wages of Lawrence Lee, groom of the privy buckhounds, 5l. a year. To the French herald who made proclamation of jousts to be done at Paris against the coronation of the French queen, 200 cr. of the sun, at 4s. 8d., and 100 cr. to his trumpet. To Mr. Ric. Sydnor, one of the King's chaplains, and registrar of the Order of the Garter, for 1,000 masses for the wealth of the soul of the late marquis Dorset, one of the companions of the Order, 16l. 13s. 4d. To Robt. Draper, John Bedill, and John Halaly, of the Jewelhouse, for giving attendance in the Tower of London to receive the Cardinal's plate, and for conveying plate from the Tower to the Court, 15s. 6d. Lodging of the King's footman at Greenwich, ar 12d. a week, while the King remained there, since Michaelmas to 1 Jan., 7s. To Geo. Lovekyn, clerk of the stable, for necessaries for the King's "moillettes," 94l. 14s. 7½d. Expences of Thade Courier sent by Mr. Welshebourne from Angolisme into England, 5 May last, 14l. To John Rolte, for finishing the King's chapel, glazing the hall at Eltham, and other repairs, 50l. To Robt. Amadas, for 40 oz. of cramp rings of gold of the finest, at 41s. 4d. the oz., and 130 oz. of silver, at 4s. 4d. To Alexander, the messenger sent to the court of Rome with the King's letters to his orators there, 46l. 13s. 4d. To Amadas, in part payment of 622l. 9s. 2½d., for plate delivered to Mons. Rossimbox, Mr. John de la Sauche, and Mons. Myngavall, the Emperor's ambassadors; the bishop of Bayon, the French king's ambassador; "and the duke of Florence ambassador to other," 91l. 9s. 5d. To Robt. Skynner and John Johnson, sent to the sheriffs of Lincoln, Stafford, South[ampton], "Harford," Somerset, Essex, Sussex, Surrey, Oxon, Berks, Devon, and divers other towns and shires, with writs of præmunire, 5l. To Pero Dulx, yeoman cook, for his yearly apparel, 10l. To Sir John Gage, vicechamberlain, sent to Calais for the King's affairs, 21 Oct. to 25 Nov., at 10s. a day. For Dr. Kyrne, resident in Italy, to the hands of Dr. Tregonnell, 123l. To Ant. Vivaldi, for money delivered to the bishop of Worcester, 50l. For Sir Nicholas Harvie, ambassador with the Emperor, to Fras. Harvie, his brother, diets 20s. a day, and daily reward 6s. 8d. To John Welsborne, late ambassador with the French king, for his diets, from 14 March last to 19 Dec., 20s. a day; daily reward, 6s. 8d.; and expenses in riding post and conveying letters, 116l. 13s. 4d. To Mons. John Joachim, the French king's ambassador, for Sir Francis Brian, 175l. To Henry Parker, Brian's servant, who came to the King with letters, and was sent immediately with the King's letters to the French king, 5 Dec., 5l.; and to Thos. Seymer, who came with letters, 20 Dec., 4l. 13s. 4d. To Dr. Taillor, master of the Rolls, late ambassador in France, for postages, 61l. 7s. 7d. To Edw. Boughton, bailly of the Marsh, towards the inning of 420 acres of marsh land belonging to the late abbey of Lesing, 70l. Diets of Gregory Casale and the Prothonotary, 26l. 13s. 4d.
Lists of monthly and quarterly wages.
Total for December, 3,839l. 11s. 2½d.
Total from 1 Oct. 22 Hen. VIII. to 1 Jan. next, 8,956l. 7s.
January 22 Hen. VIII.—Rewards given on Sunday, New Year's Day, at Greenwich. The following are not mentioned in the previous year :—
A fletcher that gave a quiver of flights, 13s. 4d. The servants of Peter Vannes, Dr. Foxe, the earl of Essex, lord of Rocheford, lord George Marquess (sic), (fn. 8) lady of Wiltshire, lady Carewe, lady Russell of Worcestershire, lady Darell, Sir Brian Tuke, Sir Nic. Carewe, Mr. Suliard, Mr. Welisbourne, Mr. Penyson, and Guron, the Italian. One that gave the King a steel glass. Ric. Redbord, with a couple of capons. Wm. Langvill, that gave the King a staff. Wm. Wyllenger. One that gave the King sweet oranges. To one that gave the King a nightingale singing. To one that gave a buckler. To the gardener of Wanstead, that gave the King two "hechcokes" (heathcocks). The servant of the customer of Southampton. Lawrence Lee, one of the King's "huntes," that gave the King liens and collars; and Mr. Giles Luter. Sunday, 1st, at Greenwich. Offering on Twelfth Day, 33s. 4d. Largess for the heralds, 5l. Sundays, [8th] at Greenwich; 15th, 22nd, and 29th, at York Place. To Robt. Draper and John Alalye, of the Jewel-house, being at Greenwich, viewing the vestry stuff, and weighing the plate that came from Cawood, late the Cardinal's, and weighing the King's plate at the Tower, 16s. 6d. To Wm. Lee, gentleman usher, and other yeomen and grooms, for making ready the Parliament chamber at Westminster against the King's coming thither, and to other messengers, 49s. 4d. To Mons. de Vaulx, the French king's ambassador, 320 cr. sol. at 4s. 8d., affirmed to be lost by him, made of money in the parts of Italy, for the King's affairs there, 74l. 13s. 4d. Diets of Wm. Gunston, sent to Calais for the King's affairs, 21 Oct. to 25 Nov., at 3s. 4d. a day. To Chr. Morice, the King's master gunner, and Fras. Archan, founder of the King's artillery, sent to Calais for 36 days, 7l. 4s. To Thos. Spert, clerk controller of the King's ships, for the "ridging" forth into the sea of the James of London, 45l. To Henry Parker, Sir Fras. Brian's servant, who came in post to the King, and was sent back immediately, 4l. 13s. 4d. To Geo. Lovekin, clerk of the stable, for stuff sent to the French king, 75l. 15s. To Sir George Lawson, treasurer of Berwick, part of 1,882l., for the wages of the captain, soldiers, and officers of Berwick, and of a crew of 20 gunners there, 100l. To Robt. Portcolis, pursuivant-at-arms, sent to Sir Fras. Bryan, ambassador at Paris, with the King's letters of importance, 40 cr. at 4s. 8d. To Mr. John Hacket, by Wm. Seybrounde, servant to the deputy of Calais, diets, 8s. a day, and fee 100l. a year, 100l. Reward to the French ambassador's secretary at his departing, 30 angels, 11l. 5s. To Giles Duchemay (Dutchman?), servant of Sir Fras. Brian, who brought letters, and was sent back, 20 cr., at 4s. 8d.
Wages of Wm. Long, arrowhead maker, 4d. a day. To the bp. of Worcester, the King's orator in Rome, by Andreas Genouche, for postages and money laid out in Spain, 101l. 15s.
List of monthly wages. Total, 1,799l. 3s.
February 22 Hen. VIII.—Thursday, Candlemas Day at York Place : Offering 46s. 8d. Sundays, at York Place : Offerings on Sunday and St. Matthias Day, 6s. 8d To the "suffrican" of Winchester, for preaching before the King the First Sunday in Lent at York Place, 20s. Yearly reward to the brotherhood of St. Clement without Temple Bar, 6s. 8d. To the King's purveyor of wines, for a pipe of wine given to lady Lucy Browne yearly, 60s. To Wm. Butrie and Wm. Ibgrave, for silks and embroiderings, 148l. 4s. 5d. To Ibgrave, for embroidering certain chapel stuff, 61l. 3s. 4d. To Sir Laurens Staberius, knight of Germania, to the hands of Nicolas Vorcvell, half his annuity of 150 cr., 16l. 17s. 6d. To Mr. Thos. Heritage, one of the King's chaplains, for buildings to be made at More, 100l. To the earl of Anguishe, by Geo. Duglas his brother, 333l. 6s. 8d. To Mr. Wm. Sulyarde, his half year's fee, 50l. Reward to one which came with camels and Turks from the king of Hungary, 116s. 13s. 4d. To John Rolte, paymaster of the King's buildings at Eltham, for "glassing at latting" of the gallery between the King's lodging and the Princess's lodging, and for glassing and wiring of the hall, 30l.
List of monthly wages. Total, 3,481l. 3s. 5½d.
March 22 Hen. VIII.—Sundays, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, at York Place. Offerings on Sundays and on Lady Day, 6s. 8d. To Dr. Sherwood, Mr. Aldridge, "A Boneham" (a Bonhomme?) and a chaplain of the bishop of Lincoln, for preaching before the King on the 3rd Sunday in Lent. Mid-Lent Sunday and Passion Sunday, 20s. each. To Thos. Sakefelde, groom porter, for two fire forks and a fire shovel, and his boat hire, 9s. 8d. To Robt. Draper, John Bedell, and John Hallalie, of the Jewel-house, for their costs for seven days at York Place while the King was at Croydon and Greenwich, and for boat hire from the Tower to Greenwich and back, 6 March, with plate, late the Cardinal's, and for mending locks, 12s. 10d. Wages of Geoffrey Bromefelde, the King's buckler maker, 2d. a day. To Henry Parker, servant to Sir Fras. Brian, ambassador in France, who came in post to the King, and was immediately sent back, 4l. 13s. 4d. To Wm. Wrenowe, sent on 22 Jan. by Carlisle Herald from Berwick with letters to the King, and sent back to Edinbourgh, 4l. 13s. 4d. To Thadeus Currour, sent with the King's letters of great importance to Rome, 25l. 13s. 4d. To the duke of Suffolk, for 500 cr. paid by his agents in France to Sir Fras. Brian, not to be counted as his diet or post money, 116l. 13s. 4d. Dr. Benet's diets, at 25s. 8d. a day, 200l. To Hen. Huttoft, for making a passage with two ships with the earl of Wiltshire and Dr. Sampson from Southampton to Spain, and for money spent by him and Mr. Uvedalle in searching for Thos. King and Wm. Calverley, "rowers on the see," 64l. 4s. To Sir Nic. Harvie, ambassador with the Emperor, diets and costs, 57l. 16s. To Ric. Gresham, to provide ropes beyond sea, 700l. To Thos. Spert, clerk of the King's ships, to be employed on "ridging and trymyng" of certain of the King's ships at Portsmouth, and conveying them to the Thames, 300l. To Wm. Gunson, to provide ropes, 200l. To Robert Amadas, master of the Jewel-house, John Freman and Cornelis Haies, the King's goldsmiths, for last New Year's gifts, and for mending plate, 1,189l. 16s. 9¾d. To Andreas Genutio, for the bp. of Worcester, in part payment of 1,500 ducats not to be accounted as diets or post money, 375l.
Lists of monthly, quarterly and half-yearly wages. Ludovicus Vives and Ric. Trees are omitted in the last list, and Henry Burton, under-clerk of the King's works, is inserted with a payment of 6l. 1s. 8d. To Geo. Mathewe, for conveying John Cradoke and other prisoners from Cardiff to London, 13l. 6s. 8d. To Edm. Pecham, surplusage of the expences of the household, for the year ending Mich. last, 4,460l. 2s. 4½d. To Ant. Bonvix, in full contentation of 750l. paid by him to the bp. of London in Italy, 7l. 11s. 4d. To David Vincent, sent to Cawood when the Cardinal was sick, 35l. 6s. 8d. Wages of Fras. Sidney, squire of the stable, 20 marks a year. To John Johnson, master of the King's barge, for attending on the King to and from the Parliament, 31 March 22 Hen. VIII., with 24 men, by the Lord Chamberlain's command, 17s. 4d. To Mr. Lee, the King's almoner, to be dealt in alms to poor people on Good Friday, 100l. Total, 11,037l. 8s. 7¼d. Total, 1 Jan. 22 Hen. VIII. to 1 April next, 16,317l. 15s. 0¾d.
April 22 and 23 Hen. VIII.—Sunday [2nd], Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Day, Sundays [16th, 23rd, 30th], at Greenwich.
The King's offerings on Sundays, 6s. 8d.; on Good Friday, 20s.; at the Resurrection, 6s. 8d.; at taking his rights, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d. On Easter Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and St. George's Day, at requiem mass of the Garter, and St. Mark's Day, 6s. 8d. To Dr. Edward, for preaching before the King on Palm Sunday, 20s. To 41 poor men at the King's maundy, 41d. each, and four dozen purses, 2s. Easter Day, largess to the heralds, 5l. Rewards to the King's cooks, 6l. 13s. 4d. The porters at the gate, 53s. 4d. The officers of the pastry, 20s. The officers of the scullery, 20s. To the King's henchmen, for their housling money, 20s. Largess to the heralds on St. George's Day, 50l. To the fraternity of St. George, 13s. 4d. Wages of Peter de la Planche, minstrel, 16d. a day. To Thos. Saymer, servant of Sir Fras. Bryan, ambassador in France, sent to him with the King's letters of great importance, 4l. 13s. 4d. To Alex. Grey, sent with the King's letters of importance to the court of Rome. To Mons. de Vaulx, for Brian and Ric Tate, gentleman, "sent in societe with the said Sir Fraunces," 289l. 6s. 8d. To Robert Portcoles, purcivant, sent with the King's letters of importance to his ambassadors at Rome, 28l. To Mr. Fox, clerk sent in ambassade to France, 133l. 6s. 8d. List of monthly wages.
Total, 1,473l. 12s. 11d.
May 23 Hen. VIII.—Sundays [14th, 21st, 28th] at Greenwich. The King's offering on St. Philipus and Jacobus Day, Holyrood Day, and Sundays, 6s. 8d.; on Whit Sunday, at taking his rights, 6s. 8d.; at high mass, 13s. 4d,; on Whit Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 6s. 8d. Largess to the heralds, 5l. To Sir Wm. Skevyngton, deputy lieutenant of Ireland, to the hands of his brother Thomas, from 9 Feb. to 1 Nov., and for the wages of Edw. Catisbie, captain of 100 gunners and archers, and of the said Thos. Skevington, petty captain, and of the said men, 1,551l. 5s. 6d. To Sir Laurence Staver, knight of Germanye, for half a year, 16l. 17s. 6d. To John Seybronde, for Hacket's diets, 135l. 16s. 10½d. To Ric. Tate, gentleman, sent in societe with Sir Fras. Brian, 10l. To the prior of Newark, paymaster of the King's buildings at Hampton Court, for one month's charges, 200l. (The account for this month is unfinished.)
Total, 2,315l. 17s. 6½d.
Pp. 332. A book in a vellum cover, inscribed : "The counterpain of the King's boke of paymentes made by Bryan Tuke, Esquier, treasourer of his Chamber, begynnyng the first day Octobre, anno xx. RR. Henrici Octavi."

Footnotes

1 Styled "writer" in later lists.
2 In the case of Carewe and of Wallop, this allowance is called their "fee;" in the case of Hennege, his "wages." The same distinction is made in various other cases, though the heading of the whole list is "Quarter's wages."
3 New Year's Day was not Wednesday, but Friday, in the 20th year (1529).
4 Elsewhere spelt "Harman."
5 In this and the subsequent half year's lists the name of Rob. Wakefeld does no appear.
6 Blank in MS.
7 In the margin is a memorandum of the repayment, Jan. ao xxij.
8 Lord George Boleyn was probably intended.