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Accounts

December 1575 - December 1577

Sponsor

Centre for Metropolitan History

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Author

J. V. Kitto (editor)

Year published

1901

Pages

287-299

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'Accounts: December 1575 - December 1577', *St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603* (1901), pp. 287-299. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81900 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.

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# December 1575 - December 1577

THE ACCOMPTE
of John Trotte and Willyam Worteley Churchward[ens]
of the Paroche of S^{ct} Martines in the ffeildes by
Charinge Crosse, in the Countie of Midd', Chosen [&]
appoynted for the terme of twoo Whole yeares endinge [in]
the ffeaste daie of the birthe of o^{r} Lorde god, 1577. [in]
the xx^{tie} yeare of the Raigne of o^{r} Sou'aigne ladie Eliza[beth]
the Queenes maiestie that nowis, aswell of the[ir]
Receiptes, as Paym^{tes} and other Chardges by them
receyved and paid in the said twoo yeares, as p'ticul[arly]
in this accompte devyded into twoo partes (that is to[say]
the firste yeare and seconde yeare seu'allie more at
lardge is expressed as hereafter followeth viz'

**John Hunte** Notarie wryte............

**The ffirste yeare. 1575.**

**Receiptes**

S^{ct} Martines
in the feildes | The said Accomptantes chardge them selves w^{th}
the Receipte of xij^{li}, vj^{s}, xj^{d}, by them Receyved of Richarde Darlowe and
Thomas Browne late Churchewardens of the Parrishe aforesaid at their
ffirste entrie into their Office of Churchewardenshippe | xij^{li} vj^{s} xj^{d} | ||

Item Receyved of M^{r} Doctor Huicke for ij yeares rente for the Chamb'r ou' the churche
laine due at xp'mas 1575 | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' for ij long torches, iiij shorte torches, and vij shorte staffe torches Weyinge
iiij^{xx}, x^{li}, at ob' q' the li^{j} | v^{s} vij^{d} ob' | |||

It'm Rec' by gatheringe for the Clarke and Sextons wages, ffor Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche | ix^{li} xvj^{s} ix^{d} ob' | |||

It'm Rec' more for half of the Token money | xlij^{s} xj^{d} ob' | |||

Som'e of the p'celles abovenamed Receyved in the firste yeare only | xxv^{li} v^{s} vij^{d} ob' |

**Receiptes** for Burialles, knelles, and
sutche like, in this o^{r} firste yeare as ensueth

**Christemas quarter**.

December | Inprimis the xxviij^{th} of Decemb'r, 1575, was buried a poore boy that died in the streate | Nic' | ||

Item Rec' the xxix^{th} of December for the buriall of John Beven the Chawndelers childe, a Crysome | Nihil. | |||

January | It'm Rec' the iiij^{th} of Januarie, 1575, for the buriall of Salomon Harman | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the v^{th} of Januarie, for the buriall of Alice Tether wief of John Butler al's Tether | xvj^{d} (fn. 1) | |||

It'm Rec' the xvij^{th} of Januarie, for the buriall of M^{r} Anthony (fn. 2) the Ladie of Sussex sonne in the
[Churche | ix^{s} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Howell Gryffin | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvj^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Thomas Cooper from the Parke (fn. 3) | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of January for the buriall of a Stranger (fn. 4) from Goodman ffox | Nihil | |||

It'm Rec' the xxx^{th} of Januarie for the buriall in the Quyre of M^{rs} Katherine fforteskew | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

ffebruary | It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of ffebruarie, 1575, for the buriall of Elizabeth Hawnce a childe | Nihil. | ||

Marche | p Item Rec' for the buriall of Thomas Asale s'u'nt to Will'm Phillippes on the seconde daie of
[marche | Nihil. | ||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richarde Peter | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the seconde of Marche for the buriall of Will'm Bingham sonne of Harrolde Bingham | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the thirde daie of Marche for the buriall of Anne Hubert the waxechaundelers daught' | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of Marche for the buryall of Theofila ffox | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of Marche for the buriall of a poore servingman whoe s'ued the Quenes
Ma^{tes} Lawnderer and was torned owte beinge sick (as it is reported) | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Edmonde Gentles s'u'nte | ij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Elizabeth Phillippes daught' of w^{m} Phillipp | Nihil. | |||

pp It'm Rec' the xix^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Sara Phillippes & Thomas Edmondes
s'u'nte to the said Willyam Phillippes | Nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xx^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Henrie Kempe s'u'nte to Edmonde Gentle | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Henrie Cocket from Richarde Ludforde | Nihil. | |||

pIt'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Avies Davies, whoe died in
Childebed w^{th} her litle childe | Nihil. | |||

Som'e of the Receiptes for burialles in this
our firste quarter amowntethe to the Som'e of | xiiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

Sum'a Pag'—xxv^{li} xix^{s} xj^{d} ob' verte foliu' |

**The firste yeare 1576, Receiptes**

**Burialles** in our Ladie daie quarter
Receiptes

Marche | Inp Rec' the xxvj^{ris}^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Olyver s'u'nte to John Hopwood | Nihil. | ||

Aprill | It'm Rec' the firste of Aprill for the buriall of mother Anthonie | nihil. | ||

pIt'm Rec' the x^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of w^{m} vincente s'u'nte to Olyver Hardinge | nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xj^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of Katherine Ogle daughter of Widowe ogle | nihill. | |||

It'm R' the xij^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of Robert Miller s'u'nte to Olyver Hardinge | nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiij^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of Roberte Gisbie sonne of John Gisby | nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of Roger Shawe | xij^{d} | |||

Maie | It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of Maie for the buriall of a poore man that died at S^{et} Jeames | nihil. | ||

It'm Rec' the xj^{th} of Maie for the buriall of Margaret Howell that came from the spittle
at knightesbridge | nih. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxj^{th} of Maie for the buriall of xp'ofer hudson s'u'nte to M^{r} Erpe | nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiij^{th} of Maie for the buriall of Elizabeth Bromlyn daughter of Will'm Bromley | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxviij^{th} of Maie for the buriall of Agnes Randall s'u'nte to w^{m} Bromley | nic'. | |||

June | It'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of June for the burialles of Arthure Mathew and ffraunces Adames | xvj^{d}. | ||

Sum'e of Rec' of o^{r} said Ladie daie q't^{r}—ij^{s} iiij^{d} (fn. 5) | ex' (fn. 6) |

**Burialles** in Midsomer quarter, 1576.

Julie | In p Rec' the seconde of Julie for the buriall of Joyce Dekempenire^{ris} | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the iiij^{th} of Julie for the buriall of Henrie burges | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Julie for the buriall of John Alcockes a crisome childe | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxxj^{th} of Julie for the buryall of Marie Trowell from M^{rs} Holtons | ij^{d}. | |||

Auguste | It'm Rec' the iiij^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Edwarde lighte | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the xiiij^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Nightingale Bartlet | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvj^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Thomas Baylie | nic'. | |||

September | It'm Rec' the vij^{th} of September for the buriall of John Morris a Chrisome childe | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of September for the buriall of M^{rs} Jane Morris in the Churche | ix^{s}. | |||

pIt'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of September for the buriall of Rob't Bakehowse from Neyles howse | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall of Katherine Richardes | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvj^{th} of September for the buriall of Marie Hunte a childe | nic'. | |||

Sum'e Rec' of the said Mydsom' q't^{r}—ix^{s} iiij^{d} |

**Burialles** in Mighelmas quarter, 1576.

October | It'm Rec' the x^{th} of October for the buriall of Rachell Barker | nic'. | ||

pIt'm Rec' the xj^{th} of October for the burialles of Rebecca and Alice Neale in one grave | ij^{d}. | |||

It'm Rec' the xx^{th} of October (fn. 7) for the buriall of Migell bird' a poore childe that died
in y^{e} streat | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxij^{th} of October for the buriall of Wynifrede Valmenon that
died in Childebed, in the Churche buried | viij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxv^{th} of October for the buriall of w^{m} Moreton from Neales | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvij^{th} of Octob'r for the buriall of Agnes Goodacres | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of octob'r for the buriall of Cicelie Morecocke from Quarrelles | nic'. | |||

Sum' Pag'—xx^{s} ij^{d} | ex' |

**The firste yeare, 1576, Receiptes
Burialles** in Mighelmas q't^{r}.

Nouember | Item Rec' the firste of November for the buriall of John Walles in the Churche | viij^{s} viij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the v^{th} of November for the buriall of John Smithe Glasier | ij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of W^{m} watson in the Churche being s'u'nte to
M^{r} Hopton | xj^{s} x^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the vij^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie Haines a pore Wenche that
died in the church howse | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of Novemb'r for the burialles of Newman, and John M^{r} Wardo^{rs} man | ij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Agnes Deane Widdowe in the Quire | ij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xv^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall Richarde Johanes s'u'nte to M^{r} Gravener
lyeng at M^{r} Whitnys | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvij^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of M^{r} Poulteneis crysome Childe vnchristened | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xix^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of a Crisome childe of w^{m} Shore | nic' | |||

Item Rec' the xx^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Anthonie Eyles (fn. 8) of Eberie farmein the Churche | x^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Humfrie moote | ij^{s} | |||

December | It'm Rec' the xxx^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Thomas Moore s'u'nte to John Baker the
Gonnemaker | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the firste of December for the buriall of w^{m} Bromley | ij^{s} | |||

Som'e Rec' in the said Mighelmas q'tr—l^{s} | ||||

Som'e Receiptes for burialles (fn. 9) in the said firste yeare—iij^{li} xx^{d} | ||||

Som'e totall of Receiptes in this
their firste yeare, together w^{th} the xij^{li} vj^{s} xj^{d}
rec' of the other Churchwardens at their first
entrance into their said office amownteth to
Wherof | xxix^{li} j^{s} |

**The said** Accomptantes Demaunde allowance, for
ymploym^{tes} and Chardges by them paid and disbursed, for thuse
of the Churche and other ordinarie and extraordinarie chardges
in this their firste yeare Anno 1576, as p'ticulerly in their
seu'all places is recyted in the contentes hereof as followeth,
That is to saie,

Paiem^{tes} in
Christmas
quarter
1575. | Inprimis paid to M^{r} Darloe for a thowsande of nayles | xiiij^{d} | ||

It'm for a quire of Paper | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for a baudridge | ij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a bell rope that wayd vij^{li} and q'tr | xxj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes Ma^{tes} remove from Hampton Courte to Whitehall | viij^{d} | |||

Item pd for a borde for a seate in the Quire | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a grave pavinge in the sowthend of the churche | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a loode of sande | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a basket | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a loode of lyme | xiiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for bromes for the Churche | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for Washinge of the Churche lyn'inge | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for burnishinge of the Com'union cuppe | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for iij yardes of Grene clothe for the Com'union table | x^{s} | |||

It'm pd to M^{rs} ffowler for searchinge of the Crowne office | ij^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for a locke for the Churche Dore | iiij^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Glasier for mendinge the Westeside of the Churche | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Carpenter for mendinge of iij Pewes and for stuffe to the same belonginge | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Register and Parroto^{r} when we were sworne, and for o^{r} articles | xij^{d} | |||

It'm pd at S^{et} Clemen^{tes} for awnsweringe of o^{r} Articles | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a Drinckinge at the Taverne for o^{r} Sidemen and o^{r} selves | xx^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'tr | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and for kepinge the Clocke this q^{r}tr | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} this xp'as q'tr
Anno. 1575 | iij^{li} v^{s} viij^{d} |

**The firste yeare, 1576, Paiementes**

**Paiementes** in o^{r} Ladie daie quarter, 1576.

Inprimis paid for a Locke and hinges for the lofte dore | xx^{d} | |||

It'm paid for a rope to drawe vp the Clocke | ij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for glasinge of the Northside of the Churche | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to M^{r} Bayliffe for searchinge of M^{r} Gibbes lease and copieinge of the same | viij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Whitehall to Greenw^{ch} | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for mendinge of the bell wheeles | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a pinne for a baudridge | ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a baudridge | ij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for pavinge of iij graves in the Churche | ij^{s} | |||

It'm pd for washinge the Lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for broomes for the Churche | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Parrato^{r} when we wente to take a longer daie (fn. 10) | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for o^{r} Dynners and the viccars the same daie | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm pd when we wente to giue vp o^{r} p'sentm^{t} | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'tr | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and keepinge the clocke | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} this o^{r} Ladie q'tr—lv^{s} xj^{d} |

**Paiementes** in Midsomer q'tr.

Inp paid to the Tyler for tylinge the Churche^{ris} | xiiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a Di' C of tyles | vij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for vj sackes of lyme | xij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to Bellowes for mendinge the Pewes and stuffe to the same | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the viccar for a diall | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for ringinge of her Highnes remove from Greenw^{ch} to S^{ct} Jeames | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from S^{ct} Jeames to Whitehall | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Queenes remove from Whitehall to Haveringe | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for bromes | iij^{d} | |||

It'm for a rope for the forbell | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm for Washinge the lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for aunsweringe of o^{r} Articles | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Parrator When we gaue o^{r} presentemente | vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a dynner for the M^{rs} of o^{r} p'ishe and the Sydemen | xij^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Shrief for the Coppie of the inditem^{t} | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q't^{r} | xx^{s} | |||

It'm paid to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the clocke this q't^{r} | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} of this
Midsomer q't^{r} | liiij^{s} x^{d} | |||

Sum'a Pag [£5 10^{s} 9^{d}] |

**The firste yeare, 1576, paiem ^{tes}.**

**Paiementes** in Mighelmas q't^{r}, 1576.

Inprimis paid to Martine for makinge of the longe seate in the quire | iiij^{s} | |||

It'm paid to M^{r} Waters for kepinge the Armoure | x^{s} | |||

It'm pd to Tyse for kepinge of the Clocke | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for half a hundreth of pavinge tyles and twoo deale bordes | v^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm paid for cariadge of the said tyles from the waterside | ij^{d} | |||

Item paid for ij baldridges | iiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for ringinge on the xvij^{th} of Novemb'r in memorie of the Quenes ma^{tes}
Coronac' on & for Candles and a basquet | iiij^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for pavinge of iiij graves in the middle space and north pace (fn. 11) of the Churche | iij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a loade of lyme and ij sackes | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for a loode of sande | viij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for grease for the belles | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for Bromes | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for Washinge the churche lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm paid for Holly, Ivie, Rosemarie, and bayes, | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this quart^{r} | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the Clocke this q't^{r} | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paiem^{tes} of this Mighelmas q't^{r}—iij^{li} xv^{s} viij^{d} | ||||

Som'e Totall of the firste yeares
Receiptes w^{th} the xij^{li} vj^{s} xj^{d} rec' at thentring in
of their office amountinge to the Som'e of | xxix^{li} xix^{d} ob' (fn. 12) | |||

Som'e generall of the Paym^{tes}
disbursed in this firste yeare amounteth to the som'e of | xij^{li} xij^{s} j^{d} | |||

So resteth in o^{r} Handes vnaunswered for
havinge receyved more this firste yeare, then haith
ben ynployd otherwise in this o^{r} firste yeares accompte the
iuste Som'e of | xvj^{li} ix^{s} vj^{d} ob' |

**The seconde
yeare**

**S ^{ct} Martines
in the ffeildes
in Com: midd'**

**The accompte**
of John Trotte and Will'm Worteley, Churchwardens
of the Parrishe of S^{ct} Martines in the ffeildes,
by Charinge crosse, in the Countie of Midd' for the
seconde yeare of their Churchwardenshippe havinge
Com'ensem^{t} from the feaste of the birthe of our Lorde
god Anno, 1576, and endinge on the same feaste of o^{r} Lorde god, 1577,
aswell of Receiptes as paym^{tes} by them receyved and exspended in the said
seconde yeare as p'ticulerlie in this Accompte in their seu'all tytles natures
and kyndes more fullie and plainely doth and maie appeare as ffolloweth viz

**Receiptes**

The said Accomptants
chardge them selves w^{th} xvj^{li} ix^{s} vj^{d} ob' remayninge in their
Handes vnaunswered in their firste yeares accompte as in
their saide firste accompte is declared | xvj^{li} ix^{s} vj^{d} ob' |

Receiptes

Inprimis R' of M^{r} Doctor Huicke for ij yeares rente for the
Chamber over the Churche Laine Due at Christmas 1577 | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' for the Clarkes and Sextons Wages for Pewes and reperrac'ons of the Churche | ix^{li} xvj^{s} ix^{d} ob' | |||

It'm Rec' for half of the token mony this yeare as appeareth by a perticuler booke thereof made | xlv^{s} iij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' towardes the setting forthe of the Souldio^{rs} | ix^{li} ix^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' more backe againe of Anthonie harris that he had of
the clarke of peace for the mony that [was] deliu'ed for souldio^{rs} (fn. 13) | xliiij^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e—xxiiij^{li} ix^{s} viij^{d} ob' | ||||

Som'e of theis parcelles abouenamed
Receyved in our Seconde yeare riseth to | xlj^{li} iiij^{s} x^{d} ob' |

**Receiptes The second yeare 1576. & 1577.**

**Receipt**es for Burialles and knelles w^{th} sutche like, in this seconde yeare.

**Christemas quarter, 1576.**

Decemb'r January | Inprimis Rec' the xxvij^{th} of December for the buriall of Widdowe Ogle | xvij^{d} | ||

It'm Receyved the ix^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Margaret Edwardes s'u'nt to the Lady Cheek (fn. 14) | ij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xiiij^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Christian moote & Alice hartely a Childe | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Lyonell Browne | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Januarie for the buriall in the Churche of Nicholas Twydall the Quenes s'u'nte | xij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

Item Rec' the xxj^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of Abraham Willes M^{r} Kelsys prentice | nihil. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxviij^{th} of Januarie for the buriall of one Thomas (fn. 15) s'u'nt to Baites the fardingalemaker (fn. 16) | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of a poore woman that died in the feildes | nic'. | |||

February | It'm Rec' the thirde of ffebruarie for the buriall of John Bevens childe Chrisom' | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the vij^{th} of ffebruarie for the buriall of Rob't Meere, s'u'nte to S^{r} Henrie knevet (fn. 17) | iij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of ffebruarie for the buriall of Margaret Whitehed | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of ffebruarie for the buriall of Roger Stevans, a straing^{r} | ij^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvj^{th} of ffebruarie for the buriall of W^{m} Hawne Goldesmithe | xij^{d} | |||

Marche | It'm Rec' the firste of Marche for the buriall of Thomas Cowband a Chrisome | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the vj^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Roger Reynolde from Beggeleys | ij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xix^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Raphe vaughan gent the Lorde Hawardes (fn. 18)
s'u'nt in y^{e} churche | x^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xx^{th} of Marche for the buriall of Jeames Hollon a younge childe | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richarde Wedgewoode s'u'nt to M^{r} Rousewell,
being slaine | iij^{s} x^{d} | |||

Som'e Receiptes for Burialles in this xp'as q't^{r}—xxxviij^{s} ix^{d} |

**Burialles in our lady day q'tr, 1577.**

Aprill | Inprimis Receyved the vj^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of w^{m} Manfeilde a childe | nihil. | ||

It'm Rec' the xj^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of will'm fraunces a Chrisome childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of will'm More in the Churche | ix^{s} x^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of a pore woman that died at the L: of bedfordes gate | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xx^{th} of Aprill for the buriall in the quire of M^{rs} Irelande the viccars wief | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of Aprill for the buriall of olde Margaret Maynarde | viij^{d} | |||

Maie | p It'm Rec' the seconde of Maie for the buriall of Dorothey Parrot wief of John Parrot | iiij^{d} | ||

p It'm Rec' the thirde of Maie for the buriall of Margerie ffreeman mother of Dorothy parret | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall in the quire of M^{rs} Abingtons intralles (fn. 19) and for ringinge then | vj^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of Maie for the buriall in the Churche of M^{r} George middleton gent | xij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of Maie for the buriall in the Churche of M^{rs} Jesper | viij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xj^{th} of Maie for the buriall of W^{m} Mattres from Ballardes | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of Maie for the buriall of Jane Wardo^{r} a childe, in the Churche | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of Maie for the buriall of olde Pattricke ffife | iij^{s} viij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xxv^{th} of Maie for the buriall of Alice s'u'nte to M^{r} Crane gent | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvij^{th} of Maie for the buriall of a poore woomans childe at S^{ct} Jeames | nic'. | |||

June | It'm Rec' the v^{th} of June for the buriall of Judith s'u'nte to M^{r} Gilpyne | nic'. | ||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of June for the buriall of Elizabeth Hunte s'u'nt to the poult^{r} in kelsis howse | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xv^{th} of June for the buriall of M^{r} Pet^{r} pikas s'u'nte to m^{r} Pockington at M^{r} Brownes | ij^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of June for the buriall of John Hues Wandelles maydes Childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xx^{th} of June for the buriall of John Bates fardingalemaker (fn. 16) | ij^{d} | |||

Som'e Receiptes for the burialles in o^{r} Ladie day q't^{r}—1^{s} | viij^{d} |

**Sum' Pag** [£4 9^{s} 5^{d}]

**The second yeare, 1577.**

**Receiptes in midsomer quarter, 1577.**

**ffor burialles**

June | Item Receyved the xxvj^{th} of June for the buriall of Thom's Rawlyns ali's younge Widow
smithes sonne | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the xxvij^{th} of June for the buriall of olde father Morrice the Cobler | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of June for the buriall of Prudence Wreckes (fn. 20) | ij^{d} | |||

Julie | It'mRec' the xviij^{th} of Julie for the buriall of Agnes younge from S^{ct} Jeames barne | nic' | ||

It'm Rec' the xxij^{th} of Julie for the buriall of Anne Pearson | ||||

Auguste | It'm Rec' the v^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Henrie Palmer a Devonshire man
from the blacke bull | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of olde mother yeomans | ij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' for the buriall of John Jesper, M^{r} Jespers sonne the xiiij^{th} of Auguste | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Johan Woodcocke a crisome childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Alice Trippet wief of John Trippet | ij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xxvij^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of John Gillam s'u'nte to M^{r} Waters | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxviij^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of Thom's Spence | ij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xxxj^{th} of Auguste for the buriall of a poore woman (fn. 21) y^{t} died in the feild | nic' | |||

Septemb'r | It'm Rec' the firste of Septemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie twiste from M^{r} Jesper | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie knolden wief of John knolden | viij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xj^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall of George gill from M^{r} Waters | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xiiij^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall of Sara morris and her childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Julian Alcocke a young childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xv^{th} of September for the buriall of Sara from M^{rs} Golightly | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Alice Howe a younge childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richard Wilson s'u'nt to M^{r} Jesper | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of M^{rs} hill in the quier wief of John hill | iiij^{s} viij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xix^{th} of Septemb'r for the burialles (fn. 22) of Isbell Robinson al's Rowlande
pp Widdowe, John Apowell and one Davie | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall in the quire of M^{r} | ||||

p Rob'te Wheathill (fn. 23) Esquire from M^{r} Androwe Weston's howse | iiij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

p It'm Rec' the xxix^{th} of Septemb'r for the buriall of one Will'm s'u'nt to Bellowes | nic' | |||

Som'e Rec' for burialles this Midsomer q't^{r}— | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} |

**1577 Receiptes** for burialles in Mighelmas q't^{r}

October | Item Receyved the seconde of October for the buriall of Edwarde Bradshawe
for W^{m} Sowne hath xviij^{d} therfore remayning in his handes w^{ch} is not paid us. | nic' | ||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the burialles of Isbell robinson (fn. 24) al's Rowland widowe and marie Rittington | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the thirde of October for the buriall of Henrie Allison | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the iiij^{th} of October for the buriall of John Hall from chadlys | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the vj^{th} of October for the buriall of goodman collins childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the viij^{th} of October for the buriall of John basset s'u'nt to M^{r} burges | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of Octob'r for the buriall of the glasiers wief and childe | x^{d} | |||

Sum' Pag' [14^{s}. 10^{d}.] |

**Receiptes in the seconde yeare. 1577.**

Rec' for Burialles in
Mighelmas quarter | 1577. | |||

October | Item Receyved the xiiij^{th} of october for the buriall of Androwe Westone a younge childe | nic' | ||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of October for the buriall of Thomas Horne s'u'nte to John Sussex | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xvij^{th} of October for the buriall of Pawle Oblyn | viij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of October for the buriall of Rowlande Vaughan | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Susan Johnson & w^{m} Gilbert a litle childe | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xxvj^{th} of October for the buriall in the churche of M^{r} John Reades daught^{r} | viij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxx^{th} of October for the buriall of Izabell Hodges from S^{ct} Jeames | nic' | |||

It'm R'c' the same daie for the burialles of Margaret Write from M^{r} Brownes of the
Larder, and Henrie Hewes a litle childe sonne of Bartholomew Hewes | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xxxj^{th} of October for the buriall of Johan breges a gearle from M^{r} Reades | nic'. | |||

Novemb'r | It'm Rec' the vj^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of John Combe from M^{r} Brians | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} Novemb'r for the buriall of Peter Sotten from M^{r} Woodlockes | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Elizabeth Reade daught^{r} of John Reade | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of November for the buriall of margerie burges daught^{r} to John burges | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Jane Ducket from M^{r} Reades howse | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xiij^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Edmond Pawleoblin a boie | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall in westm' of Elizabeth Pattenson fro' M^{r} brownes
of y^{e} lard^{r} | v^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xiiij^{th} of November for the buriall of Margaret Armestronge widdowe | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Peter Jackson s'u'nt to John Hopwood | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the xvj^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Pawle oblin a boie | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xvij^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of w^{m} Goldinge from Pawle oblins house | ij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the xviij^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of M^{r} John Reade in the quire
and Katherine his wief in the Churche | xj^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Agnes Menton from the spittle | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xxx^{th} of Novemb'r for the buriall of Sara Tyan daught^{r} of Jeames Tyan | nic' | |||

December | It'm Receyved the firste of Decemb'r for the buriall of George powell, M^{r} Trottes s'u'nte | ij^{d} | ||

It'm Rec' the vj^{th} of Decemb'r for the buriall of Elizabeth Whittle a gerle | xxij^{d} | |||

It'm Rec' the ix^{th} of Decemb'r for the buriall of Darbie Collelo (fn. 25) carpent^{r} | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the xij^{th} of December for the buriall of Abigale Tian a wenche | nic'. | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of ffrauncis Reade sonne of John Reade | nic' | |||

It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of John Canke | ij^{s} | |||

It'm Rec' the xxiiij^{th} of December for the buriall of Katherine, (fn. 26) wief of John Reade | ij^{s} | |||

Som'e Receiptes in this mighelmas q't^{r} for burialles is | xxxiiij^{s} | |||

Som'e Receiptes for burialles (fn. 27) in o^{r} seconde yeare is | vj^{li} xvj^{s} ix^{d} | |||

Some Totall of Receiptes in this
o^{r} seconde yeare together w^{th} the xvj^{li} x^{s} j^{d} ob'
remayninge in o^{r} handes vnaunswered in o^{r} first yeares accompte is | xlvij^{li} xvj^{s} |

**Wherof**

verte fol'

**The seconde yeare. 1577. paimentes**

**The said Accomptantes**

Demaunde allowance for disbursem^{tes} and expences by
them ymployed and exspended for thuse of the Churche and
other ordinarie and extra ordinarie chardges in this their seconde
yeare Anno 1576, and 1577, as p'ticulerlie in their seu'all
places in the contentes hereof nowe followinge at lardge appeareth

(That is to saie)

Paiem in christmas quart^{tes}^{r} 1576 | In primis paied for mendinge of the Easte Dore in the Church yarde | xij^{d} | ||

It'm paid for a Proclamacon of reformacon of Apparrell (fn. 28) | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for mendinge of the beare | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for a quire of Paper | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for mendinge of a Pewe nexte to the ffonte | x^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Hampton court to Whitehall | viij^{d} | |||

Item paid for ringinge at the Quenes com'inge from Essex the iij^{d} of marche | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a grave in the north pace of the Churche, paving the same | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for pavinge of a grave in the south pace of the Churche | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for iij sackes of lyme | vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for washinge of the Churche lyninge | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for bromes for the Churche | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Parrato^{r} | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for awnsweringe of o^{r} Articles | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for A Dynner for our Sidemen and for o^{r} selves | ix^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q't^{r} | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the cloke this q't^{r} | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} this xp'as q't^{r}—lj^{s} iij^{d} | ||||

Paiem Ladie daie q't^{tes} in^{r} Anno, 1577. | Item paid towardes the settinge forthe of the Souldiors | xvij^{li} j^{s} x^{d} | ||

It'm pd for Rishes (fn. 29) and strawing herbes when the bishoppe came in visitacon to ye church | xij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for the new Articles | xij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Bishoppes man for wrytinge of the Aunswere of o^{r} Articles | xij^{d} | |||

It'm paid to the Parrato^{r} when we gave vp o^{r} presentem^{t} | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to M^{r} Harmans man for [blank] at the Bishoppes visitacon | vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for boltes and staples vppon the East dore of the Churchyarde | xviij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to Bartlet for mendinge the westside in the Churche and the windowes in the belfry | iij^{s} | |||

It'm pd for a baldridge | ij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Whitehall to Greenw^{ch} the xxvj^{th} of
[Aprill | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes com'inge from Lecest^{r}
howse (fn. 30) the ix^{th} of Maie, and for ringinge at her dep'ture thence the x^{th} of Maie | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd to John Hunte Scriveno^{r} for writinge thorders (fn. 31) of the churche & the borde | v^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm paid for bromes for the Churche | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for Washinge of the Churche lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the Clocke | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e paiem
this o^{tes}^{r} Ladie Daie quart^{r} | ||||

xix^{li}xiij^{s}v^{d} |

**The seconde yeare. 1577. paiementes**

Paiementesin Midsomer q't^{r} 1577. | Inprimis paid when we gaue o^{r} presentm^{t} vp to the Bishoppe Elmer (fn. 32) | xij^{d} | ||

It'm pd for the Dynners of o^{r} Sydemen and o^{r} selves | vij^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm paid Ludforde for a Wheele for the forebell | vj^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke of the peace for the Inditem^{t} of the p'ishe | iiij^{s} | |||

Item paid to Ludforde for rep'ac'ons aboute the Clocke | ij^{s} | |||

It'm pd to w^{m} Louckes for plates for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a basket | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for vj sackes of lyme | xij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a pynne for the seconde bell | ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for bromes | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for washinge the Churche lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm for skowringe the swordes and pikes this q't^{r} paid to M^{r} Waters | iiij^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Clarke for his Wages this quarter | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the Clocke | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} this quarter is— iij^{li} | ||||

Paiemin
Mighelmas q't^{tes}^{r}
[1577. | Item paid for ij bell ropes | iij^{s} vj^{d} | ||

It'm paid the same tyme for a Baudridge | ij^{s} ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for ringinge on the xvij^{th} of Novemb'r in memorie of the Quenes
Coronacon for a pownde of candles and a basket | iiij^{s} vj^{d} | |||

It'm paid to M^{r} Waters for keepinge cleane of the Armoure | x^{s} | |||

It'm pd to Tyse for keepinge of the Clocke | vj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for bromes for the Churche | iij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for Washinge the Churche lynnen | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for pavinge of ij graves in the crosse pace of the Churche before the quire | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for iiij sackes of lyme | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a loade of Sande | viij^{d} | |||

It'm pd to Ludforde for makinge faste the Pulpet in the midle of the Churche | ij^{d} | |||

It'm pd for hollie, Ivie, rosemarie, and baies for the Churche | xvj^{d} | |||

It'm pd to the Parrato^{r} when We gave vp o^{r} p'ntem^{t} | vj^{d} | |||

It'm pd for a quier of paper | iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid to the Clarke for his wages this q't^{r} | xx^{s} | |||

It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the clocke this q't^{r} | xj^{s} viij^{d} | |||

It'm lente to Goodman Spice (fn. 33) w^{th} the consent of the M^{rs} of the p'ishe | iij^{li} | |||

It'm paid to John Hunte Notarie for engrosinge of this o^{r} twoo yeares accompte | xiij^{s} iiij^{d} | |||

It'm paid for a drinckinge when we gave vp o^{r} accompte to the M^{rs} of the p'ishe | xij^{s} | |||

Som'e Paym^{tes} this q't^{r}—vij^{li} x^{s} ix^{d}. | ||||

Som'e paicmentes
of this seconde yeare | xxxij^{li} xv^{s} v^{d} | |||

So remayneth in o^{r} handes redie to be deliu'ed to the
New churchwardens at the yelding vp of o^{r} accompte. | xv^{li} vij^{d (fn. 34) } | |||

Som'e Totall of the Receiptes
for theis twoo yeares amowntethe to the Some of | lx (fn. 35) ^{li} viij^{s} j^{d} | |||

Som'e generall of all Paym^{tes
for the same tyme} | xlv^{li} vij^{s} vj^{d} | |||

And so remayneth in o^{r} Handes redie to be
Delyu'ed to the newe Churche Wardens at the
yeldinge vp of this o^{r} Accompte the Som'e of | xv (fn. 36) ^{li} vij^{d} |

[*Signed*]

had & examined me p'sente Christofore heyward (fn. 37)

signu' Rob't [*mark*] Penithorne

Thomas ffowler

John Colbrand

Wyll'm Downes

Wyll'm Jesper

signu' Joh'is [*mark*] Erpe

ffranco haeck

signu' Davy [*mark*] Powell

signu' Ric'i [*mark*] Darloe

signu' will' [*mark*] waters

harold byngam

signu' Nichi [*mark*] xp'ian

## Footnotes

1 | 90 lb. at ¾d. a pound. |

2 | M^{r} Anthonius Wise, Gent. (R.) |

3 | fro' ye spitle (R.) near Hyde Park. |

4 | M^{ris} Courtney (R.) |

5 | Nov. 10(R.) |

6 | i.e. examined by the Vestry. |

7 | Ellis (R.) |

8 | This list lacks over 20 names which are in the Register. |

9 | The original total has been corrected. |

10 | To ask for a later date on which to make their presentments. |

11 | i.e. aisle. |

12 | Originally written £28. 7s. 3½d. |

13 | cf. p. 366. This probably alludes to an imprest made by the parish at the request
of the Crown to "set forth the soldiers"; this was to be repaid to the parish by an
"assignment" of the Tenth collected totally. |

14 | Widow of Sir John Cheeke who died in 1557. |

15 | Tho. Johnson (R.) |

16 | The fardingale was the Elizabethan crinoline. |

17 | Sir Henry Knevet (or Knyvet) of Charlton; his son Thomas was a prominent parishioner in the 17th century. It was this Thomas
(knighted in 1604) who searched for the conspirators on Nov. 4, 1605, and to whom Guy Fawkes made his confession (Nat. Dict. Biog.) |

18 | qy. Lord Howard. Perhaps Lord Howard of Effingham (commander of all forces for repelling the Armada). The Earls of Surrey,
Norfolk, and Northampton were also Howards. |

19 | Entrails; her body being buried elsewhere (cf. Machyn's Diary, p. 97). |

20 | Weekes (R.) |

21 | qy. Alice Williams, peste (R.) |

22 | The word "from" has been inserted above the line. |

23 | Tho: Whithell (R.) |

24 | Payment now made probably, vide Sept. 19th. |

25 | Coleto (R.) |

26 | vide Nov. 18. |

27 | There are only 14 specified as plague-dead (two of these are not in the above list); this leaves a large excess over the average total of healthy years. |

28 | A most elaborate definition of the materials and garments allowed to persons of every rank. Dated 16 Feb., 1576–7. |

29 | Rushes. |

30 | vide Essex House in London Past and Present. |

31 | Regulations and fees. |

32 | John Aylmer, S. T. P.; appointed Bishop of London in March, 1576–7. |

33 | vide note I, p. 207. |

34 | First written £17. 6. 3. |

35 | Originally written lix^{li} xiij^{s} ix^{d}. |

36 | Originally written xiiij^{li} vj^{s} iij^{d}. |

37 | Appointed in August, 1577; vide pp. 396, 400. |

Accounts:

December 1573 - December 1575