Accounts
December 1577 - December 1579

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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300-312

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'Accounts: December 1577 - December 1579', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 300-312. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81901 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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December 1577 - December 1579

The accom[pte]

of Cornelius Godfrie and John [Erpe] Churchewardens of the Parrishe [of Sct] Martine in the ffeildes in the Countie of [Midd'] chosen and appoynted for the terme of twoo wh[ole] yeares, endinge in the ffeaste daie of the birth of [our] Lorde god, 1579, in the xxijtie yeare of the raiyne of [our] Sou'aigne Ladie Elizabeth the Queenes Matie th[at now is] aswell of the receiptes, as paiemtes and other chardges, by t[hem] receyved and paid (in the said twoo yeares) as p'ticulerlie [in this] Accompte is devided into twoo partes (that is to saie) the fi[rste] yeare, and seconde yeare, severallie, as more at lardge is expressed in this booke, and as hereafter followeth (That is to saie)

Johannes huntus Notarius. pu'cus. Scriptor hui[us]

The firste yeare. 1578.

Receiptes

Sct Martyne in the feyldes

Midd'The said Accomptantes chardge themselves wth the receipte of xvli vijd by them receyved of John Trotte and Willyam Wortely late Churchewardens of the p'ishe aforesaid, at their firste entrie into their office of Churchwardenshipperbli [bijd]
Item Rec' of Mr Doctor Huicke for a yeres rente for the Chamber ou' the Churche layne Due at Christmas 1578vjs viijd
It'm Rec' by gatheringe for the Clarke and Sextons wages for Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churche as by the gatheringe booke appearethviijli xs xd (?)
It'm Rec' more for half of the Token monyxlvjs iijd ob' (?)
Sum' of the p'celles abouenamed Rec' in this firste yearexxvjli iiijs vd ob'

Receiptes for burialles and knelles and sutche like in this firste yeare as ensueth

Christemas Quarter.

Decemb'r JanuaryIn primis the xxiiijtie of December was buried Henry Darbie the worste clotheijd
It'm the iijd of Januarie was buried Mabel brodebottome for the best clothe xxd & for ij payles (fn. 1) iiijdijs
It'm the xjth of Januarie was buried Rose Wrightenihil.
It'm the xvjth of Januarie was buried Anne Shawe the best clothe xxd the knell xiiijd and one peyle ijdiijs
p'tic'l'rsIt'm the xviijth of Januarie was buried Robert Careles the Quenes Pinner (fn. 2) for breakinge the grownde in the Churche—vjs viijd for the best clothe xxd thafternoones knell—xiiijd and iiij peyles—viijdxs ijd
It'm the xix of Januarie was buried Edie Marten the worste clotheijd
It'm the xxij of Januarie was buried Judith a frenchmans childenihil.
It'm the xxiiij of Januarie was buried John wall the worste clotheijd
It'm the xxviijth of Januarie was buried Luke Leonarde, the best clothe—xxd ij peiles [iiijdijs
ffebruaryIt'm the firste of ffebruarie was bured Robert Hall, the worste clotheijd
It'm the same daie was buried Anne Bennet A childenic'.
It'm the xvth of ffebruarie was buried Margaret Goodman a childenic'.
It'm the xx. of ffebruary was buried Elizabeth Hudson a Childenic'.
It'm the same daie was buried Nathaniell bennet a childenic'.
It'm the xxjth of ffebruarie was buried Johan bennet the worste clotheijd
It'm the xxiij of ffebruarie was buried John Loder a childenic'.
It'm the xxiij of ffebruarie was buried Anne Gelder from the Spittlenic'
It'm the xxvth of ffebruarie was buried Roger mathew that died in the streetnic'
MarcheIt'm the first of m'che was buried m'garet perry a childenic'
It'm the viijth of m'che was buried Barbara Hawkes a childenic'
It'm the xiiijth of m'che was buried Jeames apprie a childenic'
It'm the xvjth of m'che was buried Annes willyson the worste clotheijd
It'm the xvijth of m'che was buried [blank] Payne a coblers wief the worst clotheijd
Sum' of the Rec' for burialles in this first q'tr—xviijs iiijd
Sum' Pag'—xxvijli ijs ixd ob'

The firste yeare. 1578. Receiptes

Burialles in or Lady Daie quarter.

MarcheIn pris the xxvth Daie of marche was buryed Joh'n Peter the beste clothe—xxd and one peale ijd Coffened vjdijs iiijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Leonard Collyns a gyrlenichil
Item the xxvjth Daie of marche was buryed Rob't Banfeild a childnichil
It'm the same Daie was buryed Susan Dadche a childenic'
AprillItem the second of Aprill was buryed wyddowe Powle oblin the best clothe xxd for twoo peales iiijd coffened vjdijs vjd
Item the vijth Daie of Aprill was buryed a chrisomenic'.
Item the viijth Daie of Aprill was buryed Edy Cooke the worste clotheijd
Item the xiiijth of Aprill was buryed Edy ffysher a childnic'
Item the xvijth of Aprill was buryed Johan Banfeild the wieffe of John Banfeilde the beste clothe xxd the afternoones knyll xiiijd ij peales iiijd coffened vjdiijs viijd
Item the xxjth of Aprill was buryed ffowke wedell the sonne of Jeffrey wedell a childnic'
Item the xxvth of Aprill was buryed william Browne the worste clotheijd
Item the xxixth of Aprill was buryed Joh'n Atkins (fn. 3) the worste clotheijd
Maye 4Item the vth of Maye was buryed Barthilmewe Huishe (fn. 4) nic'
Item the iij of Maye was buryed Mary fforrest a childenic'
Item the xiijth of Maye was buryed ffrances fforrest a gyrlenic'
Item the xiiijth of Maye was buryed Rose ffysher A childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Katheryn Jenkinson a childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Joyce Shipman the worste clotheijd
Item the xvth of Maye was buryed Katheryn Dabbes the wieffe of Henry Dabbs the beste clothexxd
Item the xvijth of Maye was buryed Alice fforrest the Clerkes wieffenic'
Item the xxth Daie of Maye was buryed Joh'n Martyn a childenic'
Item the xxjth of Maye was buryed Alice wandall A childenic'.
Item the same Daie was buryed Joh'n Sallett cutler & collector for the poore the beste clothe xxd the afternoones knill xiiijd Coffened vjd ij pealles iiijdiijs viijd
Item the xxvth Daie of Maye was buryed Joh'n Barker A coblernic'
Item the xxvijth of Maye was buryed Joh'n Wharton the queenes Mowleketcher (fn. 5) the best clothe xxd twoo peales iiijd the afternoones knell xiiijd & coffened vjdiijs viijd
Item the xxixth of Maye was buryed Mistris Hooke (fn. 6) the worste clotheijd
JuneItem the ffyrste Daie of June was buryed Joh'n Taylor the worst clothe ijd & one peale ijdiiijd
Item the second of June was buryed Henry kinge the worste clotheijd
Item the iij of June was buryed Roger Blague the worste clotheijd
Item the vjth of June was buryed Rob't Pennythorne carpenter & hed borrowghe (fn. 7) of the p'ishe the best cloth xxd the grave in the churche vjs viijd, the afternoones knell xiiijd, iiij peales viijd.xs ijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Peter Hobson a childenic'
Item the xijth of June was buryed Humfrey Powell Mr Powell's sonne the beste clothe xxd, the grownde in the churche vjs viijd, ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
Item the xviijth of June was buryed Richard Powell the best clothe xxdxxd
Sum'e of Rec' of or. said Lady Daie q'ter—xxxixs vjd

Burialls in Mydsomer q'ter 1578

JulieIn primis the xxiiijth of June was Buryed Mary Twyford a childenic'
Item the xxvth of June was buryed Joh'n garrettnic'
Item the vth of July was buryed Arnold Twyford A childnic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Anne Hopwood A childnic'
Item the vjth of July was buryed Nicholas Gaton a poore mannic'
Item the xiijth of July was buryed A chrisome childenic'
Item the xvjth of July was buryed Edward Twyford A childenic'
Item the xxth of July was buryed Jesper waler a childenic'
Item the xxijth of July was buryed Mary ffletcher a childenic'
Item the xxvth of July was buryed Johan Phillips a poore womannic'
Item the xxviijth of July was buryed Stephen Stone the beste clothe xxd and ij peales iiijdijs

The firste yere. 1578. Receiptes Burialls in Mydsomer q'ter.

AugusteItem the iij of August was buryed ffraunces Style a poore childenic'
Item the iiijth of August was buryed Mary Colshill for ij pealesiiijd
Item the vjth of August was buryed Jane Stockdale a childenic'
Item the vijth of August was buryed Thomas Norman a poore boyenic'
Item the viijth of August was buryed Cornelius Stephenson a childenic'
Item the xth was buryed wm Jones the afternoones knell xiiijd & ij peales iiijd the beste clothe xxd and coffened vjdiijs viijd
Item the xvijth daie of August was buryed Elizabeth Hamden a childenic'
Item the xxth daie of August was buryed Alice Hollawaye a childenic'
Item the xxiijth of August was buryed Anne Gadberry the worste clothe ijd, ij peales iiijdvjd
Item the same daie was buryed Trewe Lighte (fn. 8) a childnic'
Item the xxvijth of August was buryed Joh'n Meekyn a childenic'
Item the xxviijth of August was buryed ffraunces Barnett a childenic'
SeptemberItem the iij of September was buryed Joh'n Jones the worst clothe ijd and coffened vjd and one peale ijdxd
Item the vjth of September was buryed William ffletcher the beste clothexxd
Item the vijth of September was buryed Margaret Hollowell (fn. 9) a childenic'
Item the xvth of September was buryed Susan clarke the worste clotheijd
Item the xvjth of September was buryed John Hardynge a poore mannic'
Item the same Daie was buryed MrDerrickes mannic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Anne Hardyng A childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Barthilmewe knowlden a boyenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Dorethy ffletcher a childenic'
It'm the xxijth Daie of September was buryed Richard Laborne the beste clothe xxd ij peales iiijd coffened vjdijs vjd
Item the xxvjth of September was buryed ffraunces Lea the worste clotheijd
Item the xxvijth of September was buryed Alice kingenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed George Myddleton the worste clotheijd
Sum'e Rec' of the said Mydsom' q'ter—xijs

Buryalls in Mighelmas q'ter 1578.

OctoberItem the ffyrste Daie of October was buryed Mawde Hill A childenic'
Item the second of October was buryed Thomas Hollowell the beste clothe xxd twoo peales iiijd Coffened vjdijs vjd
Item the same Daie was buryed Thomas Steward A childenic'
Item the iij of October was buryed William Pansfeild the best clothe xxd & ij peales iiijd ijs
Item the iiijth Daie of October was buryed Neme Dobaye (fn. 10) the worst clothe ijd & coffened vjdviijd
Item the same Daie was buryed xp'ofer ffaythold a childenic'
Item the vjth was buryed [Dorothe] ffletcher a childenic'
Item the vijthof October was buryed Jane Clarke a childe the worste clothe ijd& coffened vjdviijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Katheryn Pytcher A childenic'
Item the ixth of October was buryed MrWilliam Hollycon s'vant to the queenes Matie the grownde in the churche viijs, the beste clothe xxd, the afternoones knill xiiijd, ij peales iiijdxjs ijd
Item the xijth of October was buryed william wandoll A childenic'
Item the xiiijth of October was buryed one william the worste clotheijd
Item the xvth of October was buryed Dorethy wood a childenic'
It'm the same Daie was buryed Garret Parys the worste clotheijd
Item the xxth of October was buryed Thomas Michell the worste clotheijd
It'm the xxjth of October was buryed Wyddowe Vssher the beste clothe xxd, the afternoones knell xiiijd, the grave vjs viijd, iiij peales viijdiiijs
Item the xxiiijth of October was buryed Joh'n kinge the worste clothe ijd & coffened vjdviiid
Item the same Daie was buryed Agnes Hartley a childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed A yonge man owte of St. James ffeildnic'
Item the xxviijthwas buryed Neme Pattricke (fn. 11) wyddowe the beste clothe xxd, the afternoones knell xiiijd, iij peales vjd, & coffened vjdiijs xd
Item the same Daie was buryed Edward Whittle (fn. 12) a childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Richard wante (fn. 13) from the Spittlenic'
Item the same Daie was Joh'n kinges child A Crisomenic'
Item the xxixth was buryed one katheryn [blank] A childenic'
Item the xxxjth was buryed Richard kinge A childenic'
.Item the same Daie was buryed Alice Johnson A childenic'

The firste yere. 1578. Receiptes Buryalls in mighlemas q'ter.

novemberInprimis the fyrste of November was buryed Joh'n Collyns the worste clotheijd
Item the vjth of November was buryed Wm Stowe the grownde in the churche vjs viijd, the best clothe xxd. the afternoone knell xiiijd, iij peales vjd not paidnic'
Item the xiijthof November was buryed Rob't Mylls the beste clothe xxd, ij peales iiijd coffened vjdijs vjd
Item the xiiijth of November was buryed Jeffrey Staunford a poore mannic'
Item the xvth of November was buryed Joh'n wood the worste clothe ijd & one peale ijdiiijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Ellyn Apprice a childenic'
Item the xxijth of November was buryed Agnes Crowder the worste clothe ijd coffened vjd one peale ijdxd
Item the xxxth of November was buryed [Johan'es] Coppyn a childnic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Rachell Martyn a childenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Christyan Stowe the worste clothe ijd & one peale ijdiiijd
DecemberItem the fyrste Daie was buryed Joh'n Dickinson a childnic'
Item the iij Daie of December was buryed Neme weste a childenic'
Item the iiijth of December was buryed William Stowe (fn. 14) a bastardnic'
Item the vth of December was buryed Peter of Anwarpe (fn. 15) the worste clotheijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Thomas Vssher the beste clothe xxd, the afternoones knell xiiijd, coffened vjd, and iiij peales viijdiiijs
Item the same Daie was buryed Katheryn Bridgman from the Spittlenic'
Item the vijth of December was buryed Elizabeth Neale the beste clothe xxd & coffened vjdijs ijd
Item the same Daie was buryed A poore woman owte of the feildnic'
Item the viijth Daie of December was buryed Joh'n Lyngarde a boyenic'
Item the xjth of December was buryed Joh'n Cop'yn a childenic'
Item the xiijth of December Mathewe kytchen an Irishe boye owte of the feildesnic'
Item the xiiijth of December was buryed katheryn Richardson the worste clotheijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Thomas [Up Richarde] a boyenic'
Item the xixth of December was buryed Mary [Cancke] the worste clotheijd
Item the xxth of December was buryed Anne Hodges a childenic'
Som'e R' in the said Mighlemas q'ter—xxxvjs xd
Som'eReceiptes for buryalls (fn. 16) the said fyrst yere—vli vjs viijd
Som'e totall (fn. 17) of Receiptes in this there fyrst yere together wth the xvli vijd Rec' of thother churchwardens at there fyrst entrance into there said office amowntethe toxxxijli xjs jd ob'

Whereof

The saide Accomptantes Demaunde allowance for ymploymtes and chardges by them paid & Disbursed for thuse of the Churche & other ordynary & extraordynary chardges in this there fyrst yere Anno 1578 as p'ticulerly in there seu'all places ys recyted in the contentes hereof as ffollowethe.

(That ys to saie)

Paymentes in or Lady Daie quarter 1578.

Inprimis lend to Harrold Bingham by the consente of the Masters of the p'isheixli
Item lente to father ffuller by there consente xxs whereof gathered xjs and so resteixs
Item for ij baldreckesiiijs
Item pd for caryinge of the gonnesvjd
Item pd to the Clerke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to Hamdon (fn. 18) for his wagesvijs
Item pd for A newe bell ropexxd
Item pd for A paper bookexijd
Item pd for ij baldreckesiiijs
Item pd for pavinge of A grave in the southe Ile the xxviijth of Januaryviijd
Item pd for iij sackes of Lymevjd
Item pd to the sexten for his wagesxs
Item pd for A quyre of paperiiijd
Item pd for Rynginge for the queene the xixth of ffebruaryeviijd

The firste yere. 1578. paymtes

Paymentes in or Ladye Daye quarter

Item paid for wasshinge of the churche lyn'enxvjd
Item pd for kepinge of the clockexxd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeiiijd
Item pd for the mendinge of ij foormesxijd
Item pd for or Dynner the same Daie as the sidemen and we were sworne at Mr Earpes howsexiiijs
Som'e of or Lady Day q'ter xijli xiiijs vdItem another tyme pd for or Dynner at Nicholas Christyan his howseijs vjd
paymentesItem pd for a Drynckinge in an afternoone betweene goodman Stowell & a woman towchinge there agreamte at Mr Earpes howsexijd
n Mydsom' q'terIt'm pd when we were sente for to the bisshop' by his pursefante (fn. 19) xvjd
Item pd the same tyme for or oothesviijd
Item pd to him that kepte the Doore as his Dutiexijd
Item pd the same tyme at Raphe Sympsons for A drinckingeijs vjd
Item pd for iiij ropes for the bellsvjs viijd
Item pd for A basketvjd
Item pd to the Clarke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to Hamden for his wagesvijs
Item pd to the sexton for his wagesxs
Item pd for kepinge of the Clocke to the sextenxxd
Item pd for wasshinge of the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for pavinge of A grave the iiij of July in the Myddle Ileviijd
Item pd for pavinge ij graves in the Sowthe Ilexvjd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeiiijd
Item pd for iiij sackes of Lymeviijd
Item pd for makinge of A keyviijd
om'e of lydsom' q'ter xlixs vijdSom'e Paymtes this Or Lady Daie q'ter and Mydsom' quarterxvli iiijs

Paymentes in Mighlemas quarter .1578.

Inprimis pd for a Baldreckeijs
Item pd to Sexe for mendinge of A locke and for makinge of iij newe keyesijs
Item pd for mendinge the bearexvjd
Item pd for nayles to mende the belfreyxd
Item pd for A quyer of Paperiiijd
Item pd for or Dynner when we gave vp or p'ntemte at Mr Cornelius howseiiis iiijd
Item pd the same Daie com'ynge home from Strandexvjd
Item pd to the Clarke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to Hamden for his wagesvijs
Item pd to the sexten for his wagesxs
Item pd for kepinge the clockexxd
Item pd for iij sackes of Lymevjd
Item pd for wasshinge the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for pavinge of ij graves in the churchexvjd
Item pd for oyle for the Clockeiijd
Item pd for A quyer of paperiiijd
Item pd for A staffe broomeijd
Item pd for Broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd at the grey hounde when Mr controller Mr Colbran Mr Downes and the sidemen and others beinge together abovte matters for the church in bread & [wyne thenijs vjd
Som'e paymentes of this Mighlemas quarter 7sxlixs vjd

The firste yere .1578. paymentes

Paymentes in Christmas quarter

Inprimis pd the vijth Daie of November for or Dynners when the sidemen & we wente to gyve vp or p'ntemte to St Clementesixs iiijd
Item pd to Mr Rachell for A bill to gather for Browne of Shrewsbury (fn. 20) vjd
Item pd to the Sexten for rynginge for the queene the xvijth of Novemberiiijs iiijd
Item pd for A Bell rope.xxd
Item pd for mendinge of the Beareiijs
Item pd for mendinge of A foormexijd
It'm for wasshinge the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd to the Sexten for kepinge the Clockexxd
Item pd for Holly and Ivyexvjd
Item pd for iiij sackes of Lymeviijd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for oyle for the Clockeiijd
Item pd for a pownde of Candlesiijd
Item pd for pavinge of A grave in the Myddle Ile the xvjth of Decemberviijd
Item pd for pavinge of A grave in the Sowthe Ileviijd
Item pd to the Clarke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to Hamdenvijs
Item pd to Mr waters for kepinge clene of the harnesxs
Item pd to the Sexten for his wagesxs
Item pd to Mathewe Clarke for kepinge the Clockevjs viijd
Som'e paymentes of this Christmas q'ter—iijli xiijs vijd
Some Total of the ffyrst yeres Receiptes wthe the xvli vijd Rec' at the entringe in of there Chardge amountethe to the som'e ofxxxjli. xjs. jd ob'
Some generall of the paymtes Disbursed in this fyrste yere amounteth to the som'e ofxxjli. vijs. jd ob'
So Restethe in or Handes vnaunsweared for havinge Receyved more this fyrste yere then hathe ben ymployed otherwise in this or fyrste yeres accompte the iuste Som'e ofxli iiijs ob'
ReceiptesThe seconde yeare .1579.

The accompte of Cornelyus Godfrey and John Earpe Churchwardens aforesaid for the second yere of there office havinge com'encemte from the feaste of the Byrthe of or Lord god 1578 and endinge on the same feaste of or Lord god 1579 aswell of Receiptes as paymtes by them receyved and expended in this there said second yere as p'ticulerly in this accompte in there seu'all titles natures and kyndes more fullie and playnlie Dothe & maye appeare as followethe, viz

Receiptes

The saide Accomptantes chardge them selves wth the remaynder and overplus of the receiptes vnaunswered in there said fyrste yeres accompte As by the same Dothe appeare the iuste som'e ofxli. iiijs.
Inprimis Receyved of Mr Doctor Huicke for one yeres rente for the Chamber over the churche Lane Due at Christmas Laste 1579vjs viijd
Item Receyved for Clarke and Sextens wages for pewes Rep'ac'ons of the churche by the gatherynge booke As by the same maye appeare the som'e ofviijli xs xd
Item Rec' more for half of the token moneyxlvjs iiijd
Item Receyved of MrDarloe-vjs, of MrTrotte-vjs, & of Henry Stephenson-vjs wch was for James Spice (fn. 21) xviijs
Som'e of the Receiptes of the p'cells above named ys—xxijli vs xd

Receiptes for buryalls (fn. 22) knells and suche like in this second yere as followethe

Christmas Quarter

DecemberInprimis the xxvijth of December was buryed Richard Rice A childenic'
Item the Laste Daie of December was buryed Edward Hobson the worst clotheijd
S'ma Pag' [£22. 6s.]

The seconde yere .1579. Receiptes Burialls in Christmas quarter.

JanuaryItem the iiijth of January was buryed Davy Apple a bastardnic'
Item the vjth of January was buryed Mary Downes the afternoones knell xiiijd, ij peales iiijd, the worste clothe ijd, and coffened vjdijs ijd
Item the vijth of January was buryed Mr Andrewe Sylvertopp for breakinge the grownde in the churche viijs, the afternoones knell xiiijd, iiij peales viijdixs xd
Item the viijth was buried Mary yan a childenic'
Item the ixth of January was buryed Thomas Goodacres the worste clotheijd
Item the xth of January was buryed James Harman the best clothe xxd, the after noones knell xiiijd, iiij peales viijd, coffened vjdiiijs
Item the xxvth of January was buryed Joh'n Smythicke a poore child from ye spyttlenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Thomas Brales the worste clotheijd
ffebruaryItem the vijth of ffebruary was buryed Joh'n Berte (fn. 23) the worste clotheijd
Item the viijth of ffebruary was Buryed Thomas Hall the beste clothexxd
Item the xvjth was buryed a crisome childenic'
Item the xviijth of ffebruary was buryed A crisome childnic'
Item the xxth of ffebruary was buryed ffrances wedall a gyrlenic'
Item the xxvijth of ffebruary was buryed Joh'n Geno a childenic'
MarcheItem the vth of Marche was buryed Margeryt Hunte a childenic'
Item the ixth of Marche was buryed Sr Nicholas Bacon (fn. 24) Late Lord keper of the greate Seale of England the best clothe xxd, the whole daies knell ijs iiijd, vj peales xijdvs
Item the xvijth of Marche was buryed Elizabeth Gubbe (fn. 25) the best clothe xxdnic'
Item the xviijth of Marche was buryed Thomas Moore the best clothe xxd, ij peales iiijdijs
Item the xxiijth of Marche was buryed Thomas Abell the worste clotheijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Abraham Higgins the worste clotheijd
Som'e of Receiptes of the said Christmas q'ter—xxvs viijd

Buryalls in or Lady Daie q'ter

AprillInprimis the iijth of Aprill was buryed Susan Bend A crisomenic'
Item the vijth of Aprill was buryed A crisomenic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Elizabeth Shortredd the best clothe xxd, coffened vjd and ij peales iiijdijs vjd
Item the xvjth of Aprill was buryed Henry yemongham (fn. 26) the worst clothe ijd & onepeale ijdiiijd
Item the xvijth of Aprill was buryed Agnes Owen owte of the feildnic'
Item the xviijth of Aprill was buryed Agnes Grenebancke owte of the feildnic'
Item the xixth of Aprill was buryed [Catherine] ffyshernic'
Item the xxiiijth of Aprill was buryed Margaret Harryson from the spittle the beste clothe xxd & ij peales iiijdijs
MayeItem the ixth of Maye was buryed Mary fforrest a childnic'
Item the same Daie was buryed William Meller the worste clotheijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Jo'an Bagnall for breakinge the grownde in the churche vjs viijd, the beste clothe xxd, and ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
Item the xiijth of Maye was buryed Elizabeth Meller a childenic'
Item the xixth of Maye was buryed Johan Ingram one pealeijd
Item the xxiijth of Maye was buryed Isbell Wilkinson A gyrlenic'
JuneItem the vth of June was buryed Joh'n Bradshawe Alebruer the afternoones knell xiiijd, the worste clothe ijd, ij peales iiijd, and coffened vjdijs ijd
Item the same Daie was buryed William Wakrell iij peales vjd, Coffened vjd and the worste clothe ijdxiiijd
Item the viijth of June was buryed Ananias Wilson a childenic'
Item the xixth of June was buryed Henry Powell A poore mannic'
Some of Receiptes of or said Lady Daie q'ter—xvijs ijd

The seconde yere. 1579. Receiptes

Buryalls in Mydsom' q'ter

JuneInprimis the xxvijth of June was buryed A poore man owte of the feildes whose name we knowe notnic'
Item the same Daie was buryed Alexander Bayly a childnic'
JulieItem the iijde of July was buryed Joh'n Owen the worste clothe ijd, ij peales iiijdvjd
Item the iiijth of July was buryed Katheryn Bickerstaffenic'
Item the vth of July was buryed William Cocke (fn. 27) the worste clotheijd
Item the vjth was buryed William [blank]nic'
Item the viijth of July was buryed Joh'n Peterffeild the worste clothe ijd and Coffened vjdviijd
Item the xiijth of July was buryed Christyan Archer the worste clothe ijdijd
Item the xvth of July was buryed A Crisomenic'
Item the xxijth of July was buryed Thomas Mericke A childenic'
Item the laste of July was buryed Edward Bakehawse A childenic'
Item the second of Auguste was buryed Luce Bocher (fn. 28) the beste clothe xxd, the forenoones knell xiiijd, ij peales iiijd & coffened vjdiiijs vjd
Item the xjth of Auguste was buryed Rob't Lenwood (fn. 29) the best clothe xxd, one peale ijdxxijd
Item the xijth of August was buryed A Crisomenic'
Item the xvjth of August was buryed Margaret Gyet A childnic'
SeptemberItem the iijde of September was buryed Garret ffolken the best clothe xxd, coffened vjd and ij peales iiijdijs vjd
Item the vth of September was buryed A Crisomenic'
Item the vjth of September was buryed Thomas Gerves from the spyttlenic'
Item the vijth of September was buryed Edward Smalewood the worst clotheijd
Item the xiijth of September was buryed Hoyes Willi'mson the worste clothe ijd, Coffened vjd & one peale ijdxd
Item the xxiijth of September was buryed Margaret wikes A childenic'
Item the xxiiijth of September was buryed [Elizabeth Willowes] A childenic'
Item the xxvjth of September was buryed William Stokes A poore mannic'
Some of Receiptes of this Mydsom' q'ter—xjs iiijd

Buryalls in Mighlemas quarter

OctoberIn primis the iijde of October was Buryed yeme Hodges the worste clotheijd
Item the ixth of October was buryed Johan James from the Spittlenic'
Item the xixth of October was buryed Elizabeth Arnoll for breakinge the grownde in the churche vjs viijd, the beste clothe ijs, the knill xiiijd, iij peales vjdxs iiijd
NovemberItem the vjth of November was buryed Margaret Harman the best clothe xxd, the forenoones knell xiiijd, one peale ijd, and coffened vjdiijs vjd
Item the xth of November was buryed Luce Linge (fn. 30) the grave vjd, the knell xiiijdxd
Item the xiijth of November was buryed Thomas Degell (fn. 31) the worste clotheijd
Item the xvjth of November was buryed Thomas Gravener the knells ijs iiijd the beste clothe ijs, iiij peales viijdvs
Item the xxiiijth of November was buryed Joh'n Stone A childenic'
Item the xxvth of November was buryed Rob't Hadon A childenic'
Item the xxviijth of November was buryed Clare Take the best clothe xxd, one peale ijd, coffened vjdijs iiijd
Item the same Daie was buryed Joh'n fforton the worst cloth ijd & coffened vjdviijd
DecemberItem the vth of December was buryed Anne weston the worst clotheijd
Item the viijth of December was buryed Jane White the worst cloth ijd & one peale ijdiiijd
Item the xjth of December was buryed Joh'n Browne from the spittlenic'
Som'e Rec' in this Mighlemas q'ter for buryalls ys—xxvs iiijd
Som'e Rec' for buryalls in or second yere ys—iijli xixs vjd
Som'e Totall of Receiptes in this or Second yere together wth the ixli js ob' (fn. 32) remayninge in or Handes vnaunswered in or fyrst yeres accompte ysxxvjli vs vd

Wher[of]

The seconde yere .1579. paymentes

The saide Accomptantes Demaunde allowance for Disbursemtes and expences by them ymployed and expended for the vse of the churche and other ordynary and extraordynary chardges in this there second yere Anno 1578, and 1579, as p'ticulerly in there seu'll places in the contentes hereof nowe followinge at lardge appeareth (That is to saie)

Paymentes in or Lady Daie quarter.

Inprimis paid for ringinge for the queene the xxiiijth Daie of January at her com'ynge to Whitehallviijd
Item pd the xxiiijth of Marche for pavinge a grave in the southe Ile of the churcheviijd
Item pd for iiij sackes of lymeviijd
Item pd to the Sexten for kepinge the clockexxd
Item pd for wasshinge of the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeiijd
Item pd for A Claps (fn. 33) for the Pulpetiijd
Item pd for A baldrecke for the forebellijs
Item pd for A rope for the forebell, an other for the Sance bell and one for the clocke weyinge in all xxlivs
Item pd for C di' of pavinge tyle & for the Caryadge of the same by waterixs iijd
Item pd for A loade of sandeviijd
Item pd to Hamden for his wagesvijs
Item pd to the Clerke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to the Sexten for his wagesxs
Item pd for A quyer of Paperiiijd
Som'e paymentes of this or Lady Daie q'ter—liijs

Paymentes in Mydsomer quarter.

Inprimis pd the ijde of Maye to the crowne office for the inditemte for ye p'ishexxvijs iiijd
Item pd the same daie for A staple for the weste gate of the churche yard & for other thingesxvjd
Item pd the xxijth of June for ij baldreckesiiijs
Item pd for A rynge & a pynge for one of the baldreckesvjd
Item pd the xxvth of June for A key for the west gate in the churche yarde and for mendinge the lockexiiijd
Item pd for A quyer of Paperiiijd
Item pd for A booke of Articlesvjd
Item pd the xviijth of June for sweringe of Nicholas Christyanviijd
Item pd for rynginge for the queene at her goinge to wynsor the xxviijth of Aprillviijd
Item pd for rynginge for the queene the ij of Maye at her com'ynge from Wansted (fn. 34) to Whitehallviijd
Item pd the same Daie for ij sackes of lymeiiijd
Item pd for A loade of Sandeviijd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for A ropexxd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeijd
Item pd for washinge the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for kepinge the clockexxd
Item pd for gresse for the bellsiijd
Item pd the xxvjth of June for rynginge for the queene at her comynge from Wansted vnto Whitehallviijd
Item pd for rynginge for the queene the ij of July at her goinge awaie from White hall to grenewchviijd
Item pd for the Clerkes wagesxiijs
Item pd to Hamdenvijs
Item pd the Sexton for his wagesxs
Som'e paymtes in this Mydsom' q'ter—iijli xvs vjd

The seconde yeare. 1579. paymentes

Paymentes in Mighlemas quarter

Inprimis pd the xth of July for fetchinge owte the first coppies for the viccarxviijd
Item pd to him that sat wth Mr Rochells the same tymexvjd
Item pd the xxiiijth of July to Mr Rochell for Drawinge owte the coppyesiiijs xjd
Item pd to his manxijd
Item Laid owte when Mr Rochell and Mr Water Cutler and we were at the Pole headijs
Item Laid owte the vjth of auguste in ffyshestreeteijs ijd
Item Laid owte the xiijth of Auguste in bread and wyne when Mr Gravet (fn. 35) did preachexijd
It'm pd the xijth of September for A baldrecke and A ropeiijs viijd
Item pd the xvjth of September for A baldreckeijs
Item spente the xxjth of September for or Dynner at Mr Cornelius howse when we came from St Clementesixs
Item pd for iiij sackes of Lymeviijd
Item pd to the Clerke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd for pavinge the side of the churchexxijd
Item pd to Hamdenvijs
Item pd to the Sexton for his wagesxs
Item pd to A key to the churche doorexijd
Item pd to A baldreckeijs
Item pd to iij ropesvs
Item pd to the Sexton for kepinge the Clockexxd
Item pd for washinge of the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for broomes for the churcheiijd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeijd
Som'e paymentes of this Mighlemas q'ter—iijli xijs vjd

paymentes in christmas q'ter.

Inprimis pd for A bald rope (fn. 36) vppon symon & Jude Daieijs
Item pd the xvijth of November for iij ropesiijs iiijd
Item pd the xvijth of November for rynginge for the queeneiiijs xd
Item pd for iij C of tyles for the churchevs
Item pd to belles (fn. 37) for footinge of A foorme & mendinge the Pewesijs xd
Item pd for mendinge of A locke and A keyxvjd
Item pd for A lode of Sandeviijd
Item pd for mendinge of certen glasse abowte the churcheixs iiijd
It'm pd to Olyver for A lode of Lyme for tylinge the churchexiiijd
Item pd for iiij sackes of Lymeviijd
Item pd the xxth of December for pavinge of A grave in the myddle Ile of the churcheviijd
Item pd to the Laborer for ij daies worke for tylinge of the churcheiijs viijd
Item pd the xxijth of December for rynginge for the queene at her com'ynge from grenewch to Whitehallviijd
Item pd for A quyer of Paperiiijd
Item pd to the Clarke for his wagesxiijs
Item pd to Water Cutler for makinge Cleane of the Harnesxs
Item pd to Mathew Clarke for kepinge the Clockevjs viijd
Item pd to Hamdenvijs
Item pd to the Sexton for his wagesxs
Item pd for washinge the churche Lynenxvjd
Item pd for kepinge the clockexxd
Item pd for broomes for the Churcheiiijd
Item pd for oyle for the clockeijd
Item pd for Holly and Ivye for the churchexvjd
Item pd to Joh'n Hunte Scr' for engrossinge or bookexxs
Item pd for A Supper for the Maisters of the p'ishe at the gyvinge vp of or accomptexxs
Som'e paymtes of this Christmas q'ter—vjli viijs
Som'e Totall of the paymtes of this or Second yere—xvjli ixs
Som'e of the Receiptes of this or seconde yere ys only the true som'e ofxvjli js iiijd ob'
Som'e of the Receiptes and chardge of the Second yere together wth the xli iiijs ob' vnaunswered in or fyrste yeres accompte ysxxvjli vs vd
Som'e of the paymtes made in this or second yere amountethe to the som'e ofxvjli vjs
So Remaynethe in or handes vndisbursedixli xixs vd
Som'e Totall of all the Receiptes in this or saide twoo yeres accompte over and besides one obligacon of Mr Nightingale for the paymte of ixli wch was lente to Mr Bingham And wch bonde ys nowe redy to be delyu'ed to the vse of the p'ishe amountethe to the som'e ofxlvijli xijs vjd
Som'e generall of the paymtes by vs ymployed Duringe the chardge of or accompte for twoo yeres ysxxxvijli xiijs jd
So Restethe in or Handes nowe redy to be delyu'ed to the newe churchewardens the daie & yere aforesaide aswell the said Obligacon of ixli a note of Arrerages by vs lefte vngathered vp by or tyme As also in redye moneye wch altogether in money and valewe amounteth to the som'e ofxxvli xiiijs viijd

whereof

The saide Obligacon to be recou'ed as due Debte amountethe to the som'e ofixli
Also in Arrerages As by the said note Appearethe the iuste som'e ofvjli xvs iijd
And finally in redy money nowe redy to be delyu'ed to the saide newe churchewardens at the yeldinge vp of this or accompteixli xixs vd

[Signed]
[mark] Thom's ffowler
ffranc' haeck
Wyll'm Downes
Anthony harris
Christofer Heyward vicar
David [mark] Powell
John Colbrand
Wyll'm Wortlay
Wyll'm Jesper
By me Edward Stylkrag

Footnotes

1 Peals.
2 qy. Pinmaker, or maker of pinners, i.e. the cloth round the neck of a lady's dress (Halliwell).
3 Atkinson (R.)
4 Hewes (R.)
5 Mole-catcher.
6 alias Huicke (R.)
7 vide note 1, p. 266.
8 Probably an illegitimate child or a foundling.
9 Hollowaye (R.)
10 Emma Dubba (R.)
11 Emma Fife (R.)
12 Wheatley (R.)
13 Vaunt (R.)
14 Stowell (R.)
15 qy. Antwerp. Register says "Petrus a Dutchema'."
16 The plague was severe this year. The total of burials in St. Martin's was at least 70 above the average.
17 vide p. 306; according to the summary it should be "xjs" but might, from the writing, as well be xij or xiij.
18 vide note I, p. 318.
19 Pursuivant.
20 The practice of getting a brief, or licence to beg, became a nuisance in the next century. Pepys recorded his objection to the system.
21 vide n. 2, p. 298.
22 The burial total (75) is almost normal.
23 qy. Tho: Byrrett (R.)
24 Father of Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, who was baptised at St. Martin's on Jan. 25, 1560–1. Sir Nicholas was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral (Nat. Dict. Biog.)
25 Guppe (R.)
26 Mongham (R.)
27 Cooke (R.)
28 Lucia Butcher (R.)
29 Middlesex County Sessions Records, 21 Eliz. Lenwood and others exchanged "contumelious words" at a tavern in the parish and went out and fought; Lenwood was killed.
30 Livinge (R.)
31 Duglesse (R.)
32 Should be £10 4s.
33 Clasp.
34 The seat of the Earl of Leicester.
35 Probably Wm. Gravet, vicar of St. Sepulchre's, Holborn, 1566–1599 (Nov. Repert. Lond. ed. Hennessy).
36 i.e. baldrick.
37 i.e. Bellowes.