Escheator's Accounts: 1458-9

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Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells: Volume 2. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1914.

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1458–1459.: Accounts of John Lefeman, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1458, to Michaelmas, 1459.


Oblation of John Rynon, on the Epiphany 2s. 0d.
Oblation of the dead 11s. 0d.
Palfrey and saddle of John Garnesy 2l. 0s. 0d.
Obit, Lady Day term: Cardinal Beaufort, this year 18s. 0d.
Prebends vacant: Combe XII, by the death of Mr. John Trevenant, late provost of the church 6l. 13s. 4d.
Combe X, by the death of Mr. Thomas Gascoigne 6l. 13s. 4d.


Distributed to 44 persons from Combe XII, vacant by the death of John Trevenant 62s. d.
deceased's portion 31s. d.
stall vicar 2l. 0s. 0d.
To 45 persons from Combe X, vacant by the death of Mr. Thomas Gascoigne 71s. 1d.
deceased's portion 35s. d.
stall vicar 26s. 8d.
To 36 persons from the palfrey and saddle of John Garnesy 1l. 19s. 9d.
Fee to Walter Parys, for royal letters to Edith Selwood and William Perll 7s. 1d.
Wine for the sheriff's servant, bringing a copy of the royal letter for Edith Selwood 2d.
Wine for Sir John Wansford and Mr. John Stokes, for surveying a farm below the holding of Henry Selwode 5d.