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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1437–1438.: Accounts of Thomas Chelyngton, the Communar, from Michaelmas, 1437, to Michaelmas, 1438.
|Paid for commons of the bishop and canons||187l.||12s.||6d.|
|The steward, having resided at Sarum and received cotidians for 39 days, does not receive them at Wells.|
|Fetching holy oil from Exeter||7s.||2d.|
|To augment the vicarage of Modeford||2l.||0s.||0d.|
|To the sacrist of Glaston, for the vicar of Pokelchurch, on account of the poverty of his benefice for the 37th year||2l.||7s.||6d.|
|To the prior of Taunton, for the king's half-tenth, on Lady Day||17l.||19s.||3¾d.|
|half-tenth for Dunster||5s.||0d.|
|Installing Mr. John Stevens, Mr. Peter Stucle and Mr. Robert Parfyte, 8d. each||2s.||0d.|
|Demanding from the executors of Bishop Bwet, (fn. 1) with letter to the chancellor, said bishop's vestments||4s.||0d.|
|Expenses of agreement about the bounds of Okampton and Brympton Rufa||2l.||13s.||6d.|
|The prior of Dorehurst, collector of the king's half tenth for Pokelchurch||1l.||15s.||10d.|
|Messenger riding to York for Bishop Bwet's (fn. 2) vestments||16s.||4d.|
|To John Beffe, superintending the digging of ditches in North Cory meadow||1l.||0s.||0d.|
|Law expenses, with horse hire, about Modeford||1l.||6s.||9d.|
|Repair of barns||5l.||0s.||9d.|
|Bydesham. 6 girdles for the Treasury||4d.|