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 John Cammel, the Communar, Michaelmas, 1343, to Michaelmas, 1344.
|Arrears of last year||341l.||10s.||0d.|
|To 17 resident canons||340l.||0s.||0d.|
|To Gervase atte Purie of North Cory, overcharge for corn||1l.||4s.||0d.|
>Record attached: John Cristelton, clerk of the dean and papal commissary to Hugh, vicar of Dondon, to cite defaulters detected in the dean's visitation to appear in the Lady Chapel by the cloister on Saturday next after SS. Crispin and Crispinian, and there to certify by letters what has been done. Dated Wells, xiii Kal. Nov., 1344. The names of those cited follow with their fines.
On back: On Friday after SS. Crispin and Crispinian, iiii Kal. Nov., 1344, in the cathedral appeared John Abbot of North Cory before the dean and chapter. His case prorogued to Friday after All Saints; when he appeared before Mr. Walter de Hull, archd. of Bath, and submitted himself.
Another record: Archd. W. de Hull's sentence on John Abbe, who confesses to have seized the great tithes of Winscombe, to pay 60s. at Wells before the feast of All Saints, under pain of greater excommunication. Published in the cathedral, Nov. 5, 1344.
[On back in French:] John Abbe owes the dean and chapter 60s. for the corn of Lillesdone, which he bought of Mr. Robert Baldok. This he pays in mitigation, and will pay the rest by the days assigned.
Et que dieu eies mercy de moy, jeo perdr' sur la chace xx livres.