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Escheator's Accounts: Various years, 1513-30

Pages 237-243

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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Accounts of Thomas Weston, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1513, to Michaelmas, 1514.

Receipts.

At the trental of Mr. Goldwege 1s. 10d.
At the burial of Barnabas Campe 3d.
The mortuary of Henry Goldewege 2s. 0d.
At the burial of John Abbot 7d.
The mortuary of Barnabas Campe 1s. 8d.
The mortuary of John Reede 2s. 0d.
At the trental of John Abbot 6d.
At the burial of Nicholas Prescott 1d.
At the burial of Mr. Edmund Myll 5s. 1d.
his mortuary 2l. 0s. 0d.
at his trental 1s. 2d.
The mortuary of John Aishe 10s. 0d.
at his burial d.
At the anniversary of the bishop of Tine 3s. 3d.
At the burial of Hugh Wowell [sic] 1d.
At the burial of Mr. Robert Williamson 1s. d.
At the anniversary of Mr. Thomas Goldwege 9d.
At the burial of a chorister 1d.
Obit: Dom Thomas Cornyshe, first year 10s. 0d.
Vacant prebends: Bukland Dynham, by the death of Mr. Gundissalvus Ferdinandi 8l. 0s. 0d.
Compton Dundon, by the death of Thomas Cornyshe, bishop of Tine 22l. 6s. 8d.
Codewhorth, by the death of Mr. Thomas Goldwege 3l. 6s. 8d.

Expenses.

Paid to 35 persons from the price of a horse, the mortuary of Mr. Edmund Myll 1l. 19s. d.
To 41 persons from Bukland Dynham prebend 3l. 14s. 4d.
deceased's portion 1l. 17s. 2d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
subsidy 1l. 0s. 0d.
To 41 persons from Compton Dunden prebend 13l. 5s. 7 3/4d.
deceased's portion 6l. 13s. 0d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
subsidy or tenth 1l. 0s. 0d.
fee 1s. 0d.
To 38 persons from Codwhorth prebend 17s. 5d.
deceased's portion 8s. 10d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
subsidy or tenth 13s. 4d.
To 42 persons at the exequies of bishop Cornyshe, at dirige 10s. 6d.
to 42 at mass 7s. 0d.
To the dean, present and performing his office at the exequies of Thomas Beamond 2s. 0d.
For the obit of John Peduel to the venerable Reynold West, subdean, and John Edmunds, canon, absent on the business of the church 1s. 6d.
Distributed to 35 persons at the account 2l. 16s. 10d.

1515–1516: Accounts of Thomas Weston, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1515, to Michaelmas, 1516.

Receipts.

Mortuary of Mr. Reynold West 2l. 0s. 0d.
at his trental frac12;d.
At the anniversary of the bishop of Tine 4d.
The mortuary of Alice, daughter of William Goode 8d.
at her burial d.
Obit of Thomas Austell, for 20 years, this first year 1l. 6s. 8d.
of bishop Cornyshe, third year 1l. 2s. 0d.
Vacant prebend: Whormyster, by the death of Mr. Thomas Austell 17l. 2s. 9d.

Expenses.

Paid to 37 persons from Whormyster prebend 10l. 6s. 2d.
deceased's portion 5l. 3s. 1d.
vicar for stall 1l. 0s. 0d.
king's tenth 13s. 4d.
To 39 persons from the mortuary of Mr. Reynold West 1l. 19s. 10d.
To 41 persons at the exequies of Thomas Austell 1l. 3s. 11d.
At the exequies of Thomas Austell, wax 8d.
bell 8d.
Repairs of houses 2l. 17s. 7d.
Due from the chantry of Holy Trinity of Cheddar, rent for the Bere Inn, arrears for 2½ years 1l. 13s. 4d.

1518–1519: Accounts of Thomas Weston, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1518, to Michaelmas, 1519.

Receipts.

At the burial of John Moure 7d.
his mortuary 8s. 0d.
At the burial of John Morys 6d.
At the burial of Roger Mors 3d.
his mortuary 10s. 0d.
At the burial of Mr. Alexander Hody 1s. d.
his trental 2d.
At the burial of a servant of Christopher Gomolden 6d.
his mortuary 10s. 4d.
At the anniversary of the bishop of Tine 1d.
At the burial of Henry Lovell 11d.
At the trental of John Alyn 7d.
The mortuary of Mr. Alexander Hody 2l. 13s. 4d.
Vacant prebends: Compton Dundon, by the death of Andrew Armonius 20l. 6s. 8d.
Milverton II, by the death of Stephen Dowse 6l. 13s. 4d.
Combe X, by the death of Mr. Thomas Tomeow 5l. 6s. 8d.

Expenses.

Paid to 38 persons from Compton Dundon prebend 12l. 18s. 10½d.
deceased's portion 6l. 9s. 8d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
half of a tenth 10s. 0d.
for good payment 8d.
To 39 persons from Milverton II 3l. 5s. 0d.
deceased's portion 1l. 12s. 6d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
half of a tenth 5s. 4d.
To 39 persons from Combe X 3l. 7s. d.
deceased's portion 1l. 13s. 9d.
half tenth 5s. 4d.
To 33 persons from Mr. Alexander Hody's mortuary 2l. 12s. 0d.
To 38 persons at the close of the account 2l. 17s. 0d.

1520–1521: Accounts of Thomas Weston, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1520, to Michaelmas, 1521.

Receipts.

At the burial of John Beifon [? Begon] d.
At the burial of Juhan Smyth, servant of Dean Cosyn d.
The mortuary of J. Smyth 13s. 4d.
of John Begon 5s. 0d.
Vacant prebends: Combe II, by the death of Mr. William Mors, LL.D. 5l. 6s. 8d.
Wedmore II, by the death of Mr. John Edmunds, LL.B 4l. 0s. 0d.
St. Decuman's, by the death of Mr. Henry Ediall 20l. 0s. 0d.
Holcombe, by the death of Mr. Thomas Stephyns, S.T.P 1l. 0s. 0d.

Expenses.

Paid to 34 persons from Combe II 3l. 7s. 4d.
deceased's portion 1l. 13s. 8d.
half tenth 5s. 4d.
To 33 persons from Wedmore II 2l. 12s. 11¼d.
deceased's portion 1l. 6s. d.
To 30 persons from St. Decuman 11l. 15s. d.
deceased's portion 5l. 18s. 0d.
vicar of stall 2l. 0s. 0d.
To a canon present at the exequies of Mr. Thomas Austell 4d.
wax 8d.
bell 8d.
To 35 persons at the close of the account 2l. 11s. 0d.

1524–1525: Accounts of Edward Prowse, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1524, to Michaelmas, 1525.

Receipts.

At the burial of Dean Cosyn, decretorum doctor 1s. 10d.
at his trental 2s. 0d.
his mortuary 2l. 0s. 0d.
At the burial of Mr. John Moyne, archdeacon of Taunton 5d.
at his trental 11d.
his mortuary 5l. 0s. 0d.
At the anniversary of Mr. Thomas Lovell 2d.
At the burial of Thomas Cleke 3d.
Vacant prebends: Wedmore V, by the death of Mr. William Haryngton, decretorum doctor 4l. 0s. 0d.
Combe XIII, by the death of Mr. Christofer Sydnham 5l. 6s. 8d.
Taunton, by the death of Mr. William Gilbart 4l. 0s. 0d.
Ilton, by the death of Mr. Thomas Wells 11l. 10s. 0d.
Wormestre 9l. 5s. 0d.
Combe IV, by the death of Mr. Roger Church 5l. 6s. 8d.
Wedmore I, by the death of Dean Cosyn 40l. 0s. 0d.
Milverton I, by the death of Mr. John Moyn 26l. 13s. 4d.

Expenses.

Paid to 36 persons from Wedmore V 2l. 9s. d.
deceased's portion 1l. 4s. 10d.
the king, fifth of third 5s. 4d.
To 36 persons from Combe XIII 3l. 6s. 0d.
deceased's portion 1l. 13s. 2d.
the king, fifth of third 7s. 2d.
To 36 persons from Taunton 2l. 9s. 6d.
deceased's portion 1l. 4s. 10d.
the king, fifth of third 5s. 4d.
To 37 persons from Ilton 5l. 14s. 1d.
deceased's portion 2l. 17s. d.
vicar for stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
the king, fifth of third 19s. 4d.
To 36 persons from Wermystre 5l. 12s. 6d.
deceased's portion 2l. 16s. 4d.
the king, fifth of third 16s. 0d.
To 34 persons from Combe IV 3l. 15s. 2d.
deceased's portion 1l. 13s. 2d.
the king, fifth of third 7s. 2d.
To 34 persons from Wedmore I 39l. 19s. 0d.
To 34 persons from Milverton I 26l. 12s. 8d.
To 33 persons from the mortuary of Mr. William Cosyn 1l. 19s. 10½d.
To 32 persons from the mortuary of Mr. John Moyne 4l. 18s. 8d.

[Obits of Gilbert Sarum and Bishop Haselshaw omitted in Michaelmas quarter.]

Expenses.

Paid at dirige and mass for the obit of Hugh Sugar, Peter de Chichester and Richard Dilaber 10s. 3d.
at the obits of Elizabeth Fythwarren, J. Moyne, Roger Church and William Mors 1l. 16s. 8d.
To the dean, present at Mr. Thomas Beamond's exequies 2s. 0d.
To the president of the chapter, present at the exequies of E. Fythwarren, J. Moyne, R. Church and William Mors 8d.
Received for the obits of E. Fythwarren, J. Moyne, R. Church and W. Mors 2l. 0s. 0d.
Paid to Mr. Peter Carseleigh, for the mortuary of Mr. John Moyn 3s. 1d.
To 37½ persons at the close of the account 2l. 2s. 3d.

1529–1530: Accounts of Edward Prowse, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1529, to Michaelmas, 1530.

Receipts.

Mortuary of Leonard Huntley 8s. 0d.
at his burial 3d.
Mortuary of Richard Slithale alias Athall 5s. 0d.
at his burial 4d.
Vacant prebends: Combe X, by the death of Mr. John Pennaunde 5l. 6s. 8d.
Combe IV, for one term, by resignation or dismissal of Mr. Edmund Grey 1l. 6s. 8d.

Expenses.

Paid to 32 persons from Combe X 3l. 10s. 8d.
deceased's portion 1l. 15s. 5d.
To 36 persons from Combe IV 17s. 3d.
deceased's portion 8s. 10½d.

[Obit of Bishop Haselshaw reappears.]

Allowed to the escheator for Combe IV, not being vacant by death and therefore belonging to the body of canons 1l. 6s. 8d.
Allowed for wine this year and the preceding, and for the escheator's reward by consideration of the auditors 11s. 3d.
To 38 persons at the close of the account 1l. 19s. 7d.
remainder 5d. pardoned