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Escheator's Accounts: 1433-4

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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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1433–1434.: Accounts of John Pedewell, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1433, to Michaelmas, 1434.

Receipts.

For 1 toft and a curtilage in the eastern part of New St., not more because it is granted to William Banwell for building within 4 years under penalty of 4 marks. First year 1s. 0d.
Obit, Michaelmas term.—Nicholas Bubwith, bishop 2l. 13s. 4d.
Prebends vacant: Combe XIII, by the death of John Codford 5l. 6s. 8d.
Wedmore III, by the death of Mr. John Cole 4l. 0s. 0d.
Werminster alias Luxvile, by the death of Mr. John Urry 0l. 0s. 0d.
Combe I, by the death of Reynold Brita 0l. 0s. 0d.
From 57 persons, for building houses in Tor lane 2l. 17s. 0d.
From the communar for the same, as paid by John Rewe 16l. 11s. 5d.

Expenses.

To 55 persons from the vacancy of Combe XIII 3l. 8s. 9d.
deceased's portion 1l. 14s. 8d.
quarter-tenth to the king 2s. 8d.
To 53 persons from the vacancy of Wedmore III 2l. 10s. d.
deceased's portion 26s. 0d.
quarter-tenth to the king 2s. 0d.
Obits, Michaelmas term.—Bishop Bubwith: at dirige, to 53 persons 1l. 2s. 1d.
the altarist 5d.
choristers 5d.
4 chaplains 1s. 8d.
at Mass, to 53 persons 1l. 2s. 1d.
altarist 5d.
choristers 5d.
4 chaplains 1s. 8d.
The sacrist, for tolling the bell at the exequies of Bishop Bubwith 8d.
Building anew H. de London's and Richard Button's houses in Tor lane 25l. 15s. 11d.
Balance due to the escheator 1l. 16s. d.