Accounts
December 1569 - December 1571

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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250-264

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'Accounts: December 1569 - December 1571', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 250-264. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81897 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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December 1569 - December 1571

This is thaccompte of ds Robarte Beste (fn. 1) and Androwe Westone Churche Wardens of the p'ryshe of Sct Martyns in the ffeyldes ner Charinge Crosse in the Countye of Mydd' Chossen and appoyntede for the space of towe hoole yers Endinge at the feaste of the Nativitye of our lorde god in anno a thowsande ffyve hundrethe three Score and a leven, and in the fortenthe yere of the Raigne of our soveraigne Ladye Elizabethe by the grace of gode Quene of Englande ffraunce and Irelande Deffendoure of the ffaithe &c' as Weell for the Receiptes as alsoe for the payments and all other Chardges Specyfyede and Conteynede in this our accompte as Here after ffollowethe &c, 1572.

Moneys Receyved of the maisters of the p'ryshe at our fyrste Entrance into our office

Inp'mis Receyuede the xth daye of Januarij in the xijth yeere of the Raigne of our soveraigne Ladye quene Elizabethe by vs Rob'rte Beeste and Androwe [Westoniijli ijs
The Receiptes of all somes of Moneye of the ffyrste yeere of our Charge as well for buryalls knyles and suche lyke as ffoll'
JanuarijIt'm the xxxt daye of december buryed Ellen Weltoneijs iiijd
It'm the same daye was Buryede Clemente Mores (fn. 2) Nyc'
It'm the same daye was Buryede one (fn. 3) SpencerNic'
(fn. 5) It'm the fyrste of Januarij was Buryede John Tongeijd
It'm the vijth of Januarij was Buryede Elyne Bromeleyexiiijd
It'm the xxth daye of Januarij was Buryede John Evansxiiijd
It'm the same daye was buryede John Wylsone & John haden (fn. 4) ijd
ffebrewariiIt'm the xvijt of ffebrewarij was buryede Gryffen EvansNic'
It'm the xviijt daye was Buriede Elizabethe Yewlevijs viijd
It'm the same daye was Buriede Margarette EthellNic'
It'm the xxvjt daye was Buryede John BayleNic'
MarcheIt'm the vth of marche was Buryede Rychard Smytheviijs viijd
It'm viijth daye was Buryede Anne SterneNic'
It'm the xxth daye was Buryede ffrauncis WhartonNic'
It'm the same daye was Buriede Oliver Dempen (fn. 6) Nic'
It'm the xxiiijt daye was Rycharde Harmanexijd
It'm the Laste daye was Buryede Ane Corbetteijd
S'm Receyved for burials in or ladye daye Qua'ter—xxijs vjd
AprellIt'm the fyrste of Aprell Receyuede for token moneyexxxiiijs
It'm the same daye was buryede Annys Acselle (fn. 7) iijs iiijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Margarett LudfordeNic'
It'm the iijt daye was buryede Elizabethe Symsone (fn. 8) ijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Sebbell ffeppsijd
It'm the xxt daye was buryede John Baconeijd
It'm the xxjt daye was buryede Nycholas Yeomansijd
It'm the xxvt daye was buryede Margarett wardeNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Rycharde Stewardeijd
It'm the xxvijt daye was buryede Rycharde Bevene (fn. 9) Nic'
MayeIt'm the iijt of Maye was buryede Nycholas Browneijd
It'm the iiijt daye was buryede Elizabethe Browne (fn. 10) Nic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Annys Axall (fn. 11) Nic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Jone SwayneNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Robarte Sayesijs iiijd
It'm the xvjt daye was buryede wyll'm Arnoldeijd
It'm the xxjt daye was buryede Petter gyllaboate (fn. 12) ijd
(fn. 18) It'm the xxiijt daye was buryede Marye Jonesijd
(fn. 18) It'm the xxiiijt daye was buryede John fferresiiijd
It'm the same daye Martyne felde was buried beinge a Child found by the p'rishe (fn. 13) Nic'
It'm the laste of maye was Buryede Owen vppheweijd
JuneIt'm the seconde of June was buryede Rycharde Gyllabote (fn. 14) ijd
It'm the viijth daye was buryede Wyll'm Sargante (fn. 15) ijd
It'm the same daye Emanewell Beaste was buryedeNic'
It'm the same daye was Buryede ELizabethe Wylsone (fn. 16) ijd
It'm the xvijt daye was Buriede Arthure Roosse (fn. 17) ijd
It'm the xxvt daye was Buryede Joh'n Wylliamsijd
S'm Receyuede for buryals in mydsom' Qua'ter—xlijs vjd
JulyeIt'm the ffyrste daye was Buryede ELizabethe HarvyeNic'
It'm the ixt daye was Buryede Christopher TornerNic'
It'm the same daye was Buryede x'ptopher HayneNic'
It'm the xxjt daye was Buryede Prewdeaxe stevnsoneNic'
It'm the same daye was Buryed Margarett SavaggeNic'
It'm the xxviijt daye was Buriede John Powellijs
It'm the laste of Julij was Buried John MooteNic'
AwgusteIt'm the fyrste of Awguste was Buryede Marye garrateijd
It'm the same daye was Buryede Rogger ffooxeijd
It'm the iijt daye was Buryede Marye Cornellysijd
It'm the x daye was Buryede Ellen Evansijd
It'm the xvj daye was Buryede Amye Cornysheijd
It'm the same daye was Buryede Lewse Christianijd
It'm the xxvt daye was Buryed Sewzan BatteNic'
It'm the xxvjt daye was Buryede John MowlseneNic'
It'm the laste of Awguste was buried Edwarde gawenijd
Septemb'rIt'm the viijth of Septemb'r was buryede John Bettyeijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Margerye BursseNic'
It'm the xjt daye was buryede Arnolde JohnsoneNic'
It'm the xvijt daye was buryede Mathewe harden (fn. 19) ijd
It'm the xxiiijt daye was buryede John Charsleyexvjd
It'm the xxvjt daye was buryede Edmonde prockterviijs
It'm the laste of Septemb'r was buryede Margerye Nelson (fn. 20) xvjd
S'm Receyuede for buriales in Myghelmas Qua'ter—xiiijs ijd
OctoberIt'm the xvt daye of Octob'r was Buriede James HudsoneNic'
It'm the xxt daye was buryede Nycholas Strangestaffeijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Jewdethe BeveneNic'
It'm the xxviijt of October was Buriede Robarte Hoggensijs iiijd
NovemberIt'm the xxth of Novemb'r was Buried Thom's Wackfeyldeijd
It'm the same daye was Buried John Hayne and Nathaniell BeasteNic'
DecemberIt'm the fyrste of Decemb'r was buriede x'ptopher Laconteiijs iiijd
It'm the vijt daye was Buryede Jone Symocke (fn. 21) viijs
It'm the same daye was Buryede Robarte LagateNic'
It'm the xvt of Decemb'r was buried Elizabethe CornysheNic'
S'm Receyued for buryals in x'pmas qua'ter—xiiijs
S'm Receyuede for buryalls in this our fyrste yereiiijli xiijs ijd
Gatherede in the ffyrste qrter in the ftyrste yere towardes the newe makinge of the pewes of thes p'sons Hereafter nom'ynated
THom's ffowllerxvjd
Edwarde Weltonevjd
Androwe Westonexijd
John Orshawexijd
Wyll'm Bromleyexijd
Adame ffowlexijd
Rycharde Robinsonexijd
Davye Powellxijd
James Harmanexijd
John Earpexijd
Rycharde Darlowexijd
John Basbrownexijd
George Castelliiijd
Robarte Mortonexijd
Wyll'm Payntonexijd
John Powellxijd
Nycholas Christianxijd
John Whitheedevjd
Humfreye Lovellxijd
Wyll'm Downesxijd
John Butlervjd
Patricke ffyffexijd
THom's godacresvjd
Robarte gallexijd
Thom' Sleyexijd
John Shortredexijd
John Colbrandexijd
Mathewe Clarkexijd
Hewghe Hyllvjd
John Martyneiiijd
Wyll'm Morexijd
George Irelandexijd
Wyll'm Bevenevjd
Antonye Higgensvjd
Rycharde Alcookevjd
Edwarde Stelcraggevjd
John Beggarlyevjd
John Nycolsonevjd
THom's Tornervjd
Garrate Johnsonexijd
Bartholomewe Rocabeckexijd
THom's Brownexijd
Harvye Perrowsexijd
Rycharde Teddarexijd
Henrye Howghtonexijd
Reynner Beekexijd
John Arnoldexijd
John Bryanexijd
Wyll'm Jonesxijd
Nycholas Wyerxijd
Cornellis goodfreyeijs
Rowland Robinsonevjd
Wyll'm Jonesxijd
ffrauncis Yewlexijd
Harrolde Bynghamxijd
Humfreye Moatevjd
ffrauncis Hack'xijd
John Martynexijd
Antonye Harrysxijd
John Plombexijd
Robarte Penythornexijd
James Spycexijd
John Trootexijd
Wyll'm Stowexijd
John Petterxijd
Robarte Carleysxijd
Petter Tonneyexijd
Wyll'm Watersxijd
Wyll'm Jesperxijd
John Kelshawexijd
Robarte Beastexijd
John Sallettevjd
Robarte Grayexijd
THom's Henshawexijd
John Sussexexijd
John Reedexijd
John Whartoneiijd
John Roffexijd
Thom's Puttrellvjd
Robarte Jonesxijd
John fforestexijd
Gathered of Mris ffowler: Mris Penythorn: & Mris Howghton: for Saye for ye pewe—xijs
S'm gathered towardes the Makinge of the newe pewesiiijli iiijs iijd
It'm Receyuede of Mr Brightmane and Mr Downes for a Leggacye dewe by Allis Lee Wyddowe Decessedexxxs
It'm Receyuede of Mrffowler Certayne moneye wche was Remayninge in his handes being gatherede for Longforde bridge (fn. 22) and was not Demanded amontinge toxxxiijs viijd
It'm gatherede in arrearages of thold yere in this fyrste quarterxijs xjd
It'm Receyuede in ffynesiiijs
all theise p'cels was gatherede to paye for the newe castinge of the broken bellIt'm Receyuede of John Earpe Constabellxvs iijli xijs ijd
It'm Receyuede of Rycharde Alcooke Constabellxvs iiijd
It'm Receyuede of Robarte Gale Constabellviijs iiijd
It'm Receyuede of James Spyce Constabellxiijs vjd
It'm Receyuede for ijo grave Stonesxxs
It'm Receyued and gatherede for the Pewes in the churche this firste q'ter Endinge [at or lady dayxijs ixd q'
It'm gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wages in this firste quarterxxxs

In mydsomer Quarter

It'm Receyvede and gatherede for the Pews in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyved and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs

In Myghelmas Quarter

It'm Receyued and gatherede for the Pews in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyued and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs

In Chrisemas Quarter

It'm Receyued and gatherede for the Pewes in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyuede and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs
It'm Receyuede of Mr Docter Hewicke for the Rente of his chamb'r for one hole yerevjs viijd
S'm Receyuede and gathered in this our fyrste yere for Clarke and Sextens wages & of Mr brightmane Mr ffowler the iiijor Constables and in Rerages and ffynesxvjli xs vjd
S'm Tllis of the hoole Receipte in this our fyrste yers accompte as aperethe isxxviijli ixs xjd

Exspences

Charges dysbursede and Layde owt for thewse of the Churche by vs thafforesaide Churche Wardens in the fyrste yere of this our accompte Whereof we Dezire to be allowed as hereafter ffolloweth

In our Ladye daye q'ter Endinge the xxvth of Marche

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sextene for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde to Olyver Deppinge for washinge the churche clothesxviijd
It'm payde for xxxviij plankes for the newe pewes in the churche of sundrye scanllyns (fn. 23) and for Sawinge of fyve of themxlixs viijd
It'm payde for Cariage of the same plankes from Londonexxd
It'm payde for a pece of tymber to make groundplates and for sawinge of itiijs ijd
It'm payde for a baskette to occupye in the Churchevjd
It'm payde for a hoole waynscote and sawinge it for Mrisffowlers & Mrspenythorns peweiiijs
It'm payd to Hubbarde vancollen to make the same pewevijs
It'm payde for pannels to mende Mris Brydymans Peweviijd
It'm payd to John Bellows ffor ij Clapbourdes (fn. 24) iiijd
It'm payde for the Carvinge of xxvij poppee heeds (fn. 25) for the lefte side of the churchxxxvjs
It'm payde for the Carvinge of xxvti for the Right syde of the Churchexljs viijd
It'm payde to x'ptopter for Settinge the poste to beere the polpettexvjd
It'm payde for nayls and Lace for Mris Brydymans peweiiijd
It'm payde for iiijor Sackes of Cooles for the Joynnersxviijd
It'm payde for Candels for the precher (fn. 26) and Joynnersiijs
It'm payde to harvye perowse Joyner for vj daies and one ni'tes worke of his maneviijs ijd
It'm payde to John Bellows Joynn' for xxvij daies and v. nightes worke at xiiijd dayxxxvijs iiijd
It'm payde to John Royale Joynn' for xxti daies worke of his mane at xiiijd ye dayxxiijs iiijd
It'm payd to John Jons Joynn' for xvj daies worke & v ni'tes at xiiijd the dayexxiiijs vjd
It'm payde to John Powell Joynn' for xj daies worke and iiij ni'tes at xijd the dayexvs
It'm payde to a bricklayer for iiij dayes worke to vnderpyne the pewes and pavinge sundrye places in the Churche wche was broken at xijd the dayeiiijs
It'm payde for a hundrethe of Lymevijs
It'm payde for a loade of Sande and caringe it into the howseviijd
It'm payde to a woman to prove if the churche wyndows wold be mad clenevjd
It'm payde for vj quyers of paperijs
It'm payde for a newe Com'unyon booke—vs and for an Omelye booke (fn. 27) —viijd, in allvs viijd
It'm payde to the Sexten for the ffetchinge of Rob'rte morton & Neale to churche (fn. 28) ijd
It'm payde to make the olde churchewardens Drincke at the greyhondexviijd
S'm Layde owte in our Ladye day qua'terxvli xijs ijd

In Mydsomer quarter Endinge the xxiiijth of June

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sexten for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for torninge a pyller (fn. 29) to Sett the byble oneviijd
It'm payde for a bourde to Laye in Mris harmans pewevjd
It'm payde to John Bellowes for iiij daies worke mendinge of olde pewesiiijs
It'm payde for vj Candelstickes of plate (fn. 30) and towe of woodexd
It'm payde for iiijor payer of Joyntes for olde pewesxvjd
It'm payde to Mr penythorne for dyverse and sundrye kyndes of sawne stoffe for the makinge of the newe pewes in the Churcheiijli vjs ixd
It'm payde for nayles of sundrye sortes & broodes (fn. 31) for the saide newe pewesxxxijs
It'm payde for breed and Drynke to make the workmen worke willingly apon[ye pewes vjd
It'm payde for mendinge ijo payer of olde Joyntesviijd
It'm for a looke and towe keyes for the Lyttell Cobbourde (fn. 32) ijs vjd
It'm for ij keys and mendinge the looke (fn. 33) to pute the Com'un'on clothes inxiiijd
It'm paide for alteringe the Ironworke to Sett the byble oneijs vd
It'm paide for mates (fn. 34) for all the newe pewes—xxxs xd, and for a pece of bristo (fn. 35) mate. ijs vjd xxxiijs iiijd
It'm payde to John Begarlye for ijo Dowble casmentes mendingeviijd
S'm Layde owte in mydsomer quarterviijli xviijs xd

In Myghelmas quarter

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sextene for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for a newe Roope for the greate bellxxd
It'm payd to John Beggarlye for a newe casmente for the vestryeiijs iiijd
It'm payd to geyls quarrell for Setinge the scolhowse wyndowe&for vj neweq'relsiiijs ijd
It'm payde to a labowrer to helpe Sett vp the sameijs xjd
It'm payde for ij plankes to laye over the wyndowexvjd
It'm for a hundrethe of ynche bourdes to make the lattys (fn. 36) vjs
It'm payd for halfe a C of Sellinge bourde to make doresiiijs
It'm payde for nayles ffor the Lattysxxd
It'm paide to John Bellowes Joyn'er for workmanshipe abowte the lattysxjs viijd
It'm payde for v. loades of gravell to laye in the Church wayeiijs viijd
It'm payde for iiijor Loades of Lymeiiijs
It'm payde for iiij loades of sande and Cariage of it inxvjd
It'm payde for a newe bell clap'er for the greate bell wth the Exchange (fn. 37) xs
It'm payd to Bellowes wyfe for mendinge of the Church clothesxvjd
S'm Layde owte in Myghelmas quarteriiijli viijs vijd

In Christemas Quarter

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sextene for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for cariage of the Clapper of the newe belliiijd
It'm payde for pavinge of towe gravesxvjd
It'm payde for Bromes for the Churchevjd
It'm payde for greesse for the Bellsiijd
It'm payde for hollye and Ivye agaynste x'p'masxvjd
It'm payde for a blooke (fn. 38) to Sett the Vickar oneiiijd
It'm for glassinge the wyndowes after the greate wyndeiiijs
It'm payde to Mris Jones mane for glassingevjs
It'm payde to hewghe Mathewe for mendinge the Claper of the greate bellxvjd
It'm payde for a newe baldricke for the thirde bellijs
It'm payde for mendinge of iije olde baldrickesijs
It'm payde for nayles occupiede and spente abowte the Churcheijs ijd
It'm payde george Castell for glassinge ijo Casmentsijs
It'm paide for thexchange of iije frenche Crowns beinge to light in waighteiijs
It'm payde to the Bell ffownder for the newe castinge of the forthe bell and puttinge more newe metell to itiijli ijs iiijd
S'm Layde owte in Chrisemas q'tervjli vd
S'm Collis of the hoole Exspences layde owt in this our fyrste yere as well ordinary as extraord'n' amo't' toxxxvli
Wherof
We have Receyuede in this our fyrste yeers accompte as before apperethe the some ofxxviijli ixs xjd
So Rem'
In Surplusage wche we haue layde owt in this our fyrste yere more then we haue Receyuede the some of:—vjli. vs. jd wche we Dezire to be allowed in our seconde yeers accomptevjli xs jd

The Receiptes of the seconde yere of our Chardge for Buryalls knells and suche lyke as ffollowethe &c'

JanuarijIt'm the xxviijt of Decemb'r was Buryed Robarte from Mris Lightleysijd
It'm the firste of Januarie was Buryede Annys EvansNic'
It'm the same daye was Buryede Thom's Byrdeijd
It'm the same daye was Buryed Dorrytye Mane (fn. 39) Nic'
It'm the iiijt daye was Buryede John LokyerNic'
It'm the vt daye was Buryede ffrancis phillippes (fn. 40) Nic'
It'm the xiijt daye was Buryede John Wylsoneijs iiijd
ffebrewarijIt'm the Seconde of ffebr' was buryede Thom's MyllerNic'
It'm the iijt daye was buryede Robarte Wylsoneijs viijd
It'm the ixt daye was buryede Ellyn RobynsoneNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Annys Hyllijd
It'm the xt daye was buryede Thom's Medgatteixs iiijd
It'm the xijt daye was buryede Robarte Sennowesixs
It'm the xiijt daye was buryede Edwarde Doruntine (fn. 41) xs
It'm the xv daye was buryede Thom's Cornyshe (fn. 42) ijd
(fn. 44) It'm the xvjt daye was buryed Hayne Markesijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Henrye Colverteiiijd
It'm the xvijt daye was buryede THoms Clarkeixs viijd
It'm the xxijt daye was buryed Jane quarrellijd
It'm the xxiiijt daye was buryede Edwarde kingstonexvjd
It'm the xxvijt daye was buryede Alberte Sharpeijd
It'm the xxviijt daye was buryed Thom's Haywoodeijd
MarcheIt'm the iiijt of Marche was buryede John Rolleyeijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Thom's JonesNic'
It'm the vt daye was buryede Nycholas Hollandeijd
It'm the vijt daye was buryede Thom's Medye (fn. 43) ijd
It'm the ixt daye was buryede Thom's potterijd
It'm the xt daye was buryede Anne prestonNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede Alles browneijd
It'm the xijt daye was buryede John Androwesijd
S'm Receyuede for burialls in our ladye daye q'terxlvijs
AprellIt'm Receyuede the laste of Marche for the halfe of the token moneyexxxiijs
It'm the vth daye of Aprell was buryede Nycholas Lyzarde (fn. 45) ixs
It'm the vjt daye was buryede Margarett Hopwoodeijd
It'm the same daye was buryed Edwarde Bresecombeijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Jane Westeijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Jane Matheweijd
It'm the xxiijt daye was buryede Nycholas BowmaneNic'
It'm the xxiiijt daye was Buryede Rogger Partridgexvjd
It'm the xxvt daye was Buryede Arthure Vanne (fn. 46) ijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Petter a DutchemaneNic'
It'm the xxixt daye was buryede Robarte SandersNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede John TackeNic'
It'm the laste of Aprell was buryed Olyver Deppenijd
MayeIt'm the xjt of maye was buryede Phillippe Coverijd
It'm the xijt daye was buried iijde pore folkes wche dyed in the ffeyldesNic'
It'm the xvt daye was buryede Margarett Trypetteijd
It'm the same daye was buryede one wche dyed in the ffeyldesNic'
It'm the xxijt daye was buryede Anne WatkynesNic'
It'm the xxiijt daye was buryede Jane HomeNic'
It'm the xxvt daye was buryede Ellys Berde (fn. 47) Nic'
It'm the xxviijt was buryede Edmonde Lowse (fn. 48) Nic'
JuneIt'm the seconde of June was buryede Deborre RussellNic'
It'm the ixt daye was buryede Thom's MadderNic'
It'm the xjt daye was buryede Myles ReadeNic'
It'm the xvt daye was buryede Thom's MaskallNic'
S'm Receyuede for Burialls in Mydsomer Quarterxliiijs viijd
JulyeIt'm the vt of Julye was buryede Jone ShorteNic'
(fn. 49) It'm the vjt of Julij was buryede a Duchemans ChildeNic'
It'm the xjt daye was buryede Elizabethe RoneNic'
It'm the xxviijt was buried John Jaxson and Robarte AndrowesNic'
It'm the fyrste of Awguste was buryed Edwarde Mylesijs iiijd
It'm the xt daye was buryede Rycharde Moggalstonijd
It'm the xxixt daye was buryede Bartholomewe AlysoneNic'
SeptemberIt'm the seconde of Septemb'r was buryed Jone Moreeijd
It'm the iiijt daye was buryed Abraham MoneNic'
It'm the vt daye was buryede Derykson (fn. 50) and Wyll'm panttineNic'
It'm the ixt daye was buryede Garratt NealeNic'
It'm the xvt daye was buryede Rycharde SpandellNic'
It'm the xvijt daye was buryede Katheren BatteNic'
It'm the xxijt daye was buryede John PowellNic'
It'm the xxvt daye was buryede Rycharde ChristianNic'
It'm the xxvjt daye was buryede Thom's RychardsoneNic'
It'm the same daye was buriede Margarete a blakeamoreNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede xp'tofer (fn. 51) WhighthedeNic'
S'm Receyuede for buryalls in Myghelmas Quarterijs viijd
OctoberIt'm the xt of october was buryede xp'topher Chapmanexijd
It'm the xjt daye was buryede Evans Matheweijd
It'm the xvt daye was buryede ffrauncis Johnsoneijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Rachaell ffrancisNic'
It'm the xxt daye was buryede Jewdythe BellowesNic'
NovemberIt'm the fyrste of Novemb'r was buryede Jone Connesbyevijs
It'm the vijt daye was buryede John RobensoneNic'
It'm the viijt daye was buryede Rycharde Robinsonijd
It'm the xviijt daye was buryede John Darbyexvjd
It'm the same daye was buryede James Meslyke (fn. 52) Nic'
It'm the xviijt daye was buryede John HassardeNic'
It'm the same daye was buryede John ffrendeNic'
It'm the xxiijt daye was buryede Edwarde TaylleorNic'
It'm the xxvt daye was buryede Wyll'm Lewssas (fn. 53) ijd
It'm the same daye was buryede John Wolmaneijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Elizabethe DaviesNic'
It'm the xxvjt daye was buryede ffrancis MaskallNic'
It'm the laste of Novemb'r was buryede Cane (fn. 54) HallNic'
DecemberIt'm the fyrste daye of Decemb'r was buried a pore WomaneNic'
It'm the vjt daye was buryede a pore maneNic'
It'm the xjt daye was buryed srunte of mr Martens brewarNic'
It'm the xijt daye was buryede Elizabethe bourrowes (fn. 55) ijd
It'm the same da's was buryed Robarte Coodexvjd
It'm the same daye was buryede John Bullijd
It'm the same daye was buryede Wydowe goustonexvjd
S'm Receyuede for burialls (fn. 56) in Chrismas quarterexiijs ijd
S'm Receyued for burials in this our seconde yerevli vijs vjd
It'm Receyvede for Certayne Churche stoffe Solde by Com'aundmente of the Masters of the parrysheiiijli xvjs
It'm Receyued of Thom's Cole towardes the mendinge of the gotters over the [chansellxiijs iiijd

The Clarke and Sextens wages Receyved by vs in this seconde yeere of our accompte

In our ladye daye quarter Endinge the xxvt of marche

It'm Receyuede and gatherede for the Pewes in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyuede and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs

In Mydsomer quarter

It'm Receyvede and gatherede for the Pewes in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyvede and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wages xxxs

In Myghelmas quarter

It'm Receyvede and gatherede for the Pewes in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyvede and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs

In Chrisemas quarter

It'm Receyuede and gatherede for the Pewes in the Churchexijs ixd q'
It'm Receyuede and gatherede for the Clarke and Sextens wagesxxxs
It'm Rec' of Mr Docter hewicke for one yers rente of his chamb'r Endinge at [xp'masvjs viijd
S'm Receyuede and gatherede in this our seconde yeres accompte for Clarke & Sextens wagges and for Certayne churche stoffexiiijli vijs jd
S'm Cotallis of the hole Receipte in this our seconde yeres accompte amowntethe to the some ofxixli xiiijs vijd

Crspences

Chardges dysbursede and payde for thewse of the Churche in this seconde yeres accompte wherof we Dezire to be allowed as here after ffolloweth &c'

In our Ladye daye q'ter Endinge the xxvt of march.

In p'mis fyrste we the sayde Churche wardens dezirethe to be allowede in this Seconde yere of our accom'pte the Surplusage of thexspences wche we haue payde more then we receyuede in the fyrste yere of our accompte as apperethe amowntinge to the some of—vjli xs jd
It'm payde to the Clarke and Sexten for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for a newe keye for the Churche dorexijd
It'm payde for a newe keye for the storehowse dorevjd
S'm Layde owte in our ladye daye Quarterxxxiijs
In Mydsomer quarter.
It'm payde to the Clarke and Sexten for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the churche Clothesxviijd
S'm laide owte in mydsomer quarterxxxjs vjd

In Myghelmas quarter.

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sexten for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for halfe a hundrethe of bourde for the gotterijs
It'm payde for nayles for the mendinge of the gottersxviijd
It'm payde to towe Carpenters for one daye and a halfes workeijs xjd
It'm payde to a labowrer for helpinge vpp wth the leadevjd
It'm payde for a thowsande of playne tylesxs
It'm payde for a loade of sande wth the Cariageviijd
It'm payde for a proclamacone (fn. 57) iiijd
It'm payde for Wylliam Russells Dynner when he wente to yslington to the Muster Masters (fn. 58) xd
It'm payde for his Bourde for ij daies afterxvjd
It'm payde for makinge the vickar and Sydmen drincke at Sct Clementes at the visitacioniiijs viijd
It'm payde for a booke of Iniuntions (fn. 59) iiijd
It'm for wrightinge of a presente answerexxd
It'm payde for brede and dryncke for the Ringers at the overthrowe of ye tork (fn. 60) vijd
It'm payde for a hundrethe of Lyme to laye the tyles one the Sydes of the gotters and to tryme the gabell Endesvijs
It'm payde for a locke and a keye for the pewe dore nexte to the polpytte (fn. 61) xijd
S'm layde owte in myghelmas Quarteriijli vjs xd

In Chrisemas quarter Endinge the xxvt of Decemb'r

It'm payde to the Clarke and Sextene for ther quarters wagesxxxs
It'm payde for washinge of the Churche Clothesxviijd
It'm payde for pavinge of iiijor graves in the churcheijs viijd
It'm payde for layinge of a greate gravestone and mendinge other places in the [churchexijd
It'm payde for caringe of Robbyshe forthe of the Churcheiiijd
It'm payde for quarters for a pewe dore one the Northesyde of the churchexd
It'm payde for waynscote pannels for the same doreviijd
It'm payde to Robarte Came for makinge the same doreijs
It'm payde for mendinge the looke in the Churche Laneviijd
It'm payde to John Kyddye plomber for takinge vpp the olde leade in the gutters abowte thechorwrche (fn. 62) and newe layinge it agayneiijli ijs xd
It'm payde for henges for the same peweviijd
It m payde for a greate newe byble of the laste translation (fn. 63) xxxs
It'm payde for Parchemente and Yngrossinge this booke of accompteNic'
S'm layde owte in Chrisemas Quartervjli xiijs ijd
S'm Cotalls of the holle Receipte in this seconde yere of our accompte amont' to the some ofxixli xiiijs vijd
S'm Cotallis of the hole Exspences in this seconde yeere of our accompte as well ordynarye as Extraordin'y amowntethe to the some ofxiijli iiijs vjd
S'm Cotallis of all the Receiptes for bothe the yeers of this ther accompte aswell ordynarye as Extra ordynarij Amowntethe to the some ofxlviijli iiijs vjd
Whereof
The haue dysburssede and Layde owte for thewse of the Churche wth in this towe yeres of there accompte as before apperethe the some of xlviijli iiijs vjdxlviijli iiijs vjd
And soe
Remaynethe in ther handes at the geveinge vpp of this ther accompteNicc'

[Signed]
Sig' Rob'rt [mark] penithor[n] Thom's ffowler
sig' Rychard [mark] Da'lowe (fn. 64)
wyll'm wortlay
wyll'm Jesper
sig' John [mark] Earpe
sig' Davye [mark] powell
John Colbrand
Wyll'm downes
John hill
John forrest

Footnotes

1 Not to be confused with Robert Best, the vicar.
2 Mures (R.)
3 Agnes (R.)
4 17 Jan. Franciscus Haydon (R.)
5 Not in the Register.
6 Oliva Deepinge (R.)
7 Not in Register; possibly a duplication of 4th May entry.
8 Finson (R.)
9 Edmund Bevys (R.)
10 Eliz: Hoorde (R.)
11 Azell (R.)
12 Gillybott (R.)
13 The parish rate books contain many curious names given to foundlings.
14 s'unt to ye Lo: Keep' (R.)
15 Wm Marys (R.)
16 qy. for Eliz: Wilkinson, June 14 (R.)
17 June 18. Bartholmeus Rolfe (R.)
18 Not in the Register.
19 Martha Harding (R.)
20 qy. for Margeria Nicholson, Oct. 5 (R.)
21 Dymmocke (R.)
22 The threefold obligation (Trinoda necessitas) of repairing bridges, maintaining fortified positions and performing military service, was laid on all landholders as early as the 8th century; collections for the first of these purposes would not find their way into these accounts except as above. Longford Bridge, near West Drayton, in the Hundred of Elthorne.
23 Of sundry sizes, vide scantling and scanteloun (Halliwell).
24 Boards cut to make casks (Halliwell).
25 The finials or other carved ornaments set on the ends of the pews.
26 Preacher.
27 The 2nd Book of Homilies was published in 1563.
28 Perhaps to summon them before a meeting of the "masters" of the parish.
29 To support the desk which held the Bible.
30 i.e. Metal.
31 A kind of nail.
32 Cupboard.
33 Lock of a chest or cupboard.
34 Mats.
35 qy. Bristol.
36 Lattice.
37 i.e. allowing for the exchange of the old clapper.
38 A block, i.e. a wooden stand.
39 Moone (R.)
40 Humfridus Phillipps: in Campis (R.)
41 Dorrantyne (R.)
42 qy. for Tho: Cornewe Jan. 30 (R.)
43 Moodye (R.)
44 Not in the Register.
45 s'jent painter unto the Queenes Maite. (R.)
46 Vanns (R.)
47 Bearde (R.)
48 Lewse (R.)
49 Not in the Register.
50 Dirricke Johnson (R.)
51 Morgan (R.)
52 Meslicke, Sexto' (R.)
53 Irish (R.)
54 Anna (R.)
55 Bonerowse (R.)
56 The Register gives nearly 40 names not in the above list. The total for this year is 50 above the average for the previous 7 years.
57 qy. Concerning money which the Queen had borrowed.
58 The Muster Master had the superintendence of the muster of men armed by the county.
59 Injunctions.
60 Prayers against the Turks had been issued in 1566 (vide p. 229); in 1571 a fleet, commanded by Don John of Austria, defeated, and destroyed many of the vessels of, the Turkish fleet at the battle of Lepanto.
61 Pulpit.
62 Originally written "thechowse," as if the scrivener was undecided between "house" and "church." The small letters seem to have been added in a valiant endeavour to write the latter of the two words.
63 Archbp. Parker wished that one uniform translation should be used throughout the country; the work of revision was carried out by the Bishops and resulted in the "Bishops' Bible" published in 1568; in 1571, Convocation ordered that every Church should be provided with a copy of this edition. The present "Authorised" Bible is a revision of that issued in 1568.
64 i.e. signum (mark) of Richard Darlowe.