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Escheator's Accounts: 1491-2

Pages 141-142

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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Citation:

1494–1495. Accounts of John Aleyn, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1494, to Michaelmas, 1495.

Receipts.

One gown, the mortuary of Richard Edwards, servant of Mr. John Vowell 6s. 10d.
One gown, the mortuary of John Shereman's wife 6s. 8d.
Oblations: At the burial of Richard Edwards, 8 1/2d.; at the anniversary of Mr. John Wansford, 4d.; at the anniversary of Mr. Richard Swan, 1d.; at the anniversary of Mr. John Lacy, 1d.; at the anniversary of Mr. Hugh Sugar, 1 1/2d.; at the anniversary of Mr. Thomas Overay, 8d.
at the burial of Richard Hucchons 1s. 0d.
Vacant prebends: Compton Dunden, by the death of Mr. Thomas Overay 16l. 0s. 0d.
Defect of rent: the house of the schools in la Monners lane, because it is in the escheator's hands 6s. 8d.

Expenses.

Paid to 36 persons, from Compton Dunden prebend 9l. 14s. 8d.
deceased's portion 4l. 17s. 4d.
to the vicar choral for the stall 1l. 6s. 8d.
To 36 persons from the mortuary of Richard Edwards. Mr. J. Vowell's servant 6s. 8d.
To 39 persons from the mortuary of Joan wife of John Shereman 6s. 8d.
Bell for King Edward IV 4d.
for Hugh Sugar 1s. 4d.