Bridge House Weekly Payments Book 1(2)
Account for 1420-1

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'Bridge House Weekly Payments Book 1(2): Account for 1420-1', London Bridge: selected accounts and rentals, 1381-1538 (1995), pp. 65-113. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117324 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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BRIDGE HOUSE WEEKLY PAYMENTS BOOK

First Series, Volume 2

Account for 1420-1

242. [p. 443] In the 8th year of Henry V. W Weston and R. Stile Wardens.
Payments of all wages of masons, carpenters, boatmen, carters, sawyers, paviours, tilers, daubers, labourers, and tidemen, and the salaries of chaplains [and] clerks of the chapel and other expenses for the same, together with purchases and the payment of quit-rents and other expenses weekly as appears, from Michaelmas 1420 to Michaelmas 1421, for one whole year, by William Weston and Richard Stile, Wardens of London Bridge.

243. Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 5 October, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, John Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, hired for the whole week, to each 3s. 9d., total 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason hired for the whole week for 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Neweman, John Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, hired for the whole week, to each by the week 3s. 9d., total 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the whole week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman [shouteman], for the week for his salary, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week for his salary, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the whole week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the stipend of the cook of the Bridge masons and carpenters, for the week, 20d. And to him for the Bridge dogs' food [pro pasc' canu' Pontis], for the week, 10d. And for ale spent at the account for this week, 2d., total 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Horwoode and Robert Ragenell, labourers, hired for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for 5½ days for the masons, 2s. 4d.
Item to John Parys, carpenter, for 6 days, for the day 8d., total 4s.
Item for mending a lock and a key for the same, 4d.
Item to 2 men for cleaning the starlings [lestathelynges] for 2 tides, 6d.
Item to 2 labourers for 1 day for the carpenters, 10d.
Item to 2 sawyers for 4 days, 5s. 4d.
Item to 2 daubers with 3 servants for 6 days, 13s. 6d.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 2 days, 2s.
Item for mending the apparatus of the mill cogs [armatur' de leskogg Molend'] at Lewisham, 2s. 4d.
Total £4 9d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 pr. sculls [sculles] bought for the boat called 'Thomas', 2s. 4d.
Item paid for horn glue [hornglewe] and 18 brooms bought for the carpenters, 8d.
Total 3s.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to the lord of the manor of Lewisham for rent from the same, for 1 year last, 13s. 8½d.
Item to Robert Story, knight, for quit-rent of the same, the same year, 3s.
Item paid to the heir of Thomas Squyr for quit-rent of the same manor, 23d.
Total 19s. 7½d.
Total [for the week] £5 3s. 4½d.

244. [p. 444] W. Weston and Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 12 October, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, hired for the whole week, to each for the week as above, total 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Bris, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week as above, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, and for ale in form and fashion as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to William Ragenell and William Horwoode [sic], labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to another labourer for 2½ days for the same, 13d.
Item to one labourer hired for 5 days to repair the garden at the Bridge House, 2s. 8d.
Item to William Clerk, carpenter, for a horse and expenses [going] to Croydon for the Bridge, 8d.
Item to John Parys, another carpenter, hired for the whole week, 4s.
Item paid for ale given to the carpenter/s by the Wardens, 3d.
Item to the said sawyers for 4 days, by the day as above, 5s. 4d.
Item to John Loveliche, tiler, with a servant for 7 days, 7s.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 2 servants for 6 days, 8s. 6d.
Item to another dauber for 5 days, 2s. 11d.
Item to a servant for the same dauber for 4 days, 20d.
Item to a very small servant [parvulus famulus] of the same daubers for 6 days, 18d.
Item to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for making 10,000 house-tiles [tegul' dom'] at Lewisham, 21s. 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for half a day for the masons, 2½d.
Total £5 9s 2½d.

Purchases.
Item paid for brooms and candles bought for the masons as above, 5d.
Item paid for 1 pr. of great garnets with 100 nails bought, 3s. 6d.
Item paid for 2 collars of leather, 2 back-ropes [bakroppes], 3 bellyropes [womberoppes], and 4 pipe-ropes [pyperop'] bought, 6s. 8d.
Item paid for parchment bought for the account roll, indentures, bills and other things used for this whole year last to the use of the Bridge, 4s.
Total 14s. 7d.
Total for the week £6 3s. 6½d.

245. [p. 445] W. Weston and Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 19 October, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, total 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the whole week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, and for ale, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to William Ragenell and Robert Horwoode, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for 5 days, by the day 5d., total 2s. 1d.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, by the day as above, 6s. 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters, for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to 1 man for 1 tide for the carpenters, 3d.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 5 days, 5s.
Item to another dauber with 1 servant for 2 days, 2s.
Item to 1 boy [puero] hired for them for 5 days, 3d.
Item to William Covyngton, tiler, with 1 servant for 5 days, 5s.
Total £3 14s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 tubs bought for the masons, 7½d.
Total 7½d.
Total for the week £3 14s. 11½d.

246. [p. 446] W. Weston and R. Stille, Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 26 October, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, John Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, to each as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Neweman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the whole week as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the whole week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week as above, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale and other, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to the said 2 labourers working continuously [continue exist'], for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 4 days, by the day between them as above, 5s. 4d.
Item to 1 labourer for 6 days for the masons, 2s. 6d.
Item to another labourer at the Lock for 5½ days digging loam, 2s. 3½d.
Item to 1 labourer for 3 tides, 3d.
Item paid for fitting 1 axle-tree [Exiltre] in the Bridge cart, 6d.
Item for making and mending a chain [cathene] for the boat and 2 shavehooks [shafhokes], 6d.
Item in ale given to the carpenters for their diligence for work, 3d.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for half a day, 4d.
Item paid for carriage of 17 loads of timber bought from William Shawe of Croydon, 28s. 4d.
Item paid for loading up the said 17 loads, viz. for each load 2d., total 2s. 10d.
Item paid to William Covyngton, tiler, with 1 servant for 3 days, 3s.
Item paid for divers wax candles, 2 torches, a Paschal and holycandele and other wax, spent for the last year in the Bridge chapel by account, total 26s. 4d.
Total £6 2s. 6½d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to J. Stok, rent-collector of the archbishop of Canterbury for the manor of Lambeth, for quit-rent from the Bridge House of the said Bridge, viz. for one whole year to Michaelmas last etc., and for acquittance, 10s. 4d.
Total 10s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid to William Colston, plumber, for 1 fother of lead bought, containing 19½ hundred[weight], total £5 16s. 8d.
Total £5 16s. 8d.
Total for the week £12 9s. 6½d.

247. [p. 447] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 2 November, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the whole week, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to 2 labourers hired for the whole week for the same masons, 4s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Neweman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the whole week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the whole week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for 2½ days for the masons, 12½d.
Item to Thomas Trotte for 4 days for carriage of fuel [cariag' focal'] from the manor of Lewisham to the tilehouse [le Tilhous] there, 4s.
Item to him for 1 day for carriage of sand [zabul'] for the same and there, 12d.
Item paid for expenses made for carrying and bringing of 2 loads of hay at the Bridge House, 7d.
Item paid for ale given to the masons this week, 2d.
Item for carriage of 1 load of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, with loading, 22d.
Item to 1 man for 2 tides in the water, 6d.
Item in ale given to the carpenters, 2d.
Item to the said sawyers for 3 days, 4s.
Item to W. Covyngton, tiler, with a servant for 3 days, 3s.
Total £3 5s. 10½d.

Purchases.
Item paid for iron staples and bolts weighing 3 lb., 6d.
Item paid for 2 cartloads of hay at Frankyngham, 13s. 4d.
Item paid to William Shaue of Lyngfeld for 32 loads of timber for joists and rafters, at 5s. the load containing 60 ft., total £8.
Item paid to William Toche, smith, for 103 lb. worked iron bought for the Bridge, 14s. 4½d.
Total £9 8s. 2½d.
Total for the week £12 14s. 1d.

248. [p. 448] W. Weston and R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 9 November, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Neweman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, by the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to 2 labourers working constantly for the masons, as above, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to 4 labourers for the same carpenters for carrying timber for half a day, 20d.
Item in ale given to the masons this week, 4d.
Item to 1 labourer for the Bridge House for 6 days at 6d. the day, total 2s. 6d.
Item for ale given to the carpenters as above, 4d.
Item paid for a certain part of the king's fifteenth for tiles at Lewisham, 8d.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, taking by the day between them 14d., 7s.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 3 days, 3s.
Item to 1 dauber with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item to 1 very small servant for 6 days at 3d. the day, total 18d.
Item to a servant for the same dauber for 4 days, 20d.
Item paid in expenses made for the carriage of hay this week, 6d.
Total £3 17s. 3d.

Tides.
Item paid to 11 men working at the small Ram for 3 tides, to each by the tide 3d., total 8s. 3d.
Total 8s. 3d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to the abbot of Kirkstead in Lincolnshire for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s in London, for 1 whole year, by acquittance, 4s.
Item to Richard Sele, rent-collector of Bermondsey, for quit-rent from the land/s and tenement/s of the Bridge at Lambeth, for Michaelmas term last, by acquittance, 9s. 3d.
Item paid to the earl of Arundel by the hands of William Midelton, from the Bridge House last year to Michaelmas, 16d.
Total 14s. 7d.

Purchases.
Item paid to John Esgaston for hinges, rings, latches, spike nails [spiknaill], transom-nails [trannsumnail'], cramps, catches and others bought, total 38s. 6d.
Item paid for 1 key bought for the vestry door in the chapel, 3d.
Item paid for 1 great cable [cord'] for 1 anchor, weighing 201 qr. 8 lb., price 22s. 6d.
Total £3 15d.
Total for the week £8 14d.

249. [p. 449] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 16 November, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, hired for the week as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Neweman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, for the week, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for his stipend for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Robert Horwode, labourers, by the week as above, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, taking as by the 10th week above, total 7s.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 4 days, 4s.
Item to 2 labourers for 2 days for the carpenters, 20d.
Item to another labourer for the same for 6 days, at 5d. the day, total 2s. 6d.
Total £3 4s. 9d.

Tides.
Item paid to the said 11 tidemen at the small Ram, to each of them as above, total 5s. 6d.
Total 5s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought for R. Beek, 12s.
Item for 4 staples bought for the carpenters, 4d.
Item paid for 41 ells of linen cloth bought for surplices, at 8½d. the ell, 29s.
Total 40s. 4d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to John de Bernardescastell, rent-collector of St James' Hospital, for quit-rent from the tenement of the Bridge in the parish of St Mary Magdalen in the Fishmarket, London, for 1 year to Michaelmas last, 7s. 4d.
Total 7s. 4d.
Total for the week £5 18s. 11d.

250. [p. 450] W. Weston and R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 23 November, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons [masons], as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason [cementar], for the whole week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Neweman, J. Sweteman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, 15s.
Item to J. Brys, another carpenter, as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to the said 2 labourers for the masons, for the whole week as above, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days as above, 7s.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for half a day, 2d.
Item to 1 labourer for 6 days for the carpenters, 2s. 6d.
Item to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for 3 weeks for digging loam to make tiles, 6s.
Farm of Deptford. Item paid to Katherine lately the wife of Richard Furthere of Deptford for the farm of half an acre of land there beside the tilekiln [le Tilkylne] for last year to Michaelmas last, 2s.
Item for carriage by the said Richard Bateman of fuel to the tilekiln at Lewisham, 12d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Total £3 14s. 3d.

Purchases.
Item for 7½ hundred[weight] and 48 lb. of rope and cords of divers kinds bought for the Bridge, at 1¼d. the lb., and more 2s. 3d., total £4 12s. 11d.
Total £4 12s. 11d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to Ralph Aes and John Michell, wardens of St Mary le Bow, London, for quit-rents from the tenement/s in Honey Lane for Michaelmas term last, 16s. 8d.
Item to the Chamberlain of the Guildhall by the hands of J. Stephenes for enclosures [closes] beside the Shambles of London for last year, 12s.
Total 28s. 8d.
Total for the week £9 15s. 10d.

251. [p. 451] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 30 November, paid to [Richard Beek] J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week as above, 3s.
Item to W. Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, total 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to the said 2 labourers working constantly by the week, 4s.
Item to 2 sawyers for 4 days, by the day between them 14d., 4s. 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 5 days, 2s. 1d.
Item for making 1 water-adze [wateradese], 12d.
Item for steeling 1 water-auger [waterawger] and others for the carpenters, 6d.
Item for mending 1 lock by W. Aunger, 3d.
Item for divers expenses had and made by the Wardens about the seneschal and other officers of the lord earl of Salisbury at Deptford for the land/s and tenement/s lately of Robert Joynour and Thomas Cheseman there belonging to the Bridge, 3s. 6d.
Total £3 19d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to Walter Bradmer, purser, for a certain annual rent of 16s., payable at the term of the life of Robert Bakere, joiner, and Joan his wife, viz. for the terms of Easter and Midsummer last by acquittance, 8s.
Item to John Cokermouth, renter of the house of St Thomas of Acre, London, for the rent of one embankment [wall] leading to the fullingmill at Stratford, viz. for 1 year last by acquittance, 3s.
Item paid to the lord earl of Salisbury for quit-rent from certain land/s and tenement/s lately of Robert Baker and Joan his wife at Deptford, and of Thomas Cheseman and others there, in full payment up to the present, by W. Weston, 13s. 11d.
Total 24s. 11d.
Total for the week £4 6s. 6d.

252. [p. 452] W. Weston and R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 7 December, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, as above, 3s.
Item to W. Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Swetman, and John Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, by the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, by the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder, as above, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, total 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Robert Horwode, labourers for the masons, 4s.
Item to 2 sawyers for 5 days, taking as above, 5s. 10d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 5 days, 2s. 1d.
Total 57s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 sculls bought for the boat, 2s. 2d.
Item paid to Robert Proffoot for 1 boat bought for the Bridge's business, £3.
Item paid to William Toche, smith, for 4 hundred[weight and] 4 lb.
worked iron bought, price 14s. the hundred, total 56s. 6d.
Total £5 18s. 8d.
Total for the week £8 16s. 2d.

253. [p. 453] In the 8th year of Henry V
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 13 December, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to W. Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Swetman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to J. Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Robert Horwode, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days as before, 7s.
Item to 1 labourer for half a day for the masons, 2d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for J. Silkeston, hired for 3 days, 15d.
Item to J. Londones, painter, for painting 1 section [pro pictura j Pane] in the vault of the chapel on the Bridge, taking in all 13s. 4d.
Item paid to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 16½ days, 16s. 6d.
Item to 1 tiler with a servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item for the portage of books at the time of making the account for last year, 12d.
Item for making 1 chain [chathen] for the Bridge boat from the Bridge's iron etc., 20d.
Total £4 18s.

Purchases.
Item paid to Richard Lymbrenner for 9 hundred[weight] of lime [lym] bought, at 6s. the hundred, total 54s.
Item paid for 2 iron bolts bought for the vault of the chapel, 9d.
Total 54s. 9d.
Total for the week £7 12s. 9d.

254. [p. 454] W. Weston R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 21 December, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, as before, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Neweman, J. Sweteman, and J. Bassett, carpenters, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Robert Horwode, labourers, as above, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, at 14d. the day, 5s. 10d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 5 days, 2s. 1d.
Item paid to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for digging loam at Lewisham for making tiles there, for 1 month last, 8s.
Item paid him for his diligence in selling tiles, 3s. 4d.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 2 days, 2s.
Item for ale given to the masons and carpenters, 4d.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 5 days, 5s.
Item to 1 labourer for 5 days for repairs to the Bridge's garden, 2s. 1d.
Item paid to Nicholas Holford for keeping the passage-tolls across and under the Bridge, for 12 weeks last quarter, at 15d. for the week, total 15s.
Item to John Hethingham, as well for writing the weekly papers as for attorning for recovering debts and for making bills and indentures, for the last quarter, 13s. 4d.
Item paid for hiring a boat for the Wardens for doing the Bridge's business and other costs, 3s.
Item repaid W. Sharp, carter, for his livery [lib'at'] and other reward [regard'] for the whole feast of Pentecost last, 6s. 8d.
Total £5 16s. 3d.

Purchases.
Item paid to J. Neweman, carpenter, for leather collar/s [de cer'] for the cart-horses, 20d.
Item to him for Hungary leather halters [de hunger'] bought, 4s. 3d.
Item paid for mending and consecrating the cloth for the cross [celebratione manuterg' j cruce] and other for the chapel, together with cloths, cruets and 1 surplice bought for the same, 4s. 1d.
Item paid to Thomas Kelsey, ironmonger, for 16 foreshoes [ferr' anterior'] at 2d. each and 21 iron hindshoes [ferr' posterior'] at 1½d. each, total 5s. 3½d.
Total 15s. 3½d.

[p. 455] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Chapel.
Item paid to John Bureford, Thomas Cudde, Robert Tewe and Robert Leyke, chaplains celebrating in the chapel for last quarter, £6 13s. 4d.
Item to them for the salary of their cook for the quarter, 5s.
Item to them for their O sapiencia ut moris, 12d.
Item paid to John SeyntJohn, one of the clerks of the chapel, for his salary for 12 weeks last term, for the week 18d., total 18s.
Item to him for bread and wine for celebrating for the same weeks, for the week 3d., total 3s.
Item to Nicholas Holford, the other clerk of the chapel, for the same weeks, for the week 15d., total 15s.
Total £8 15s. 4d.
Total for the week £15 6s. 10½d.

255. Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 28 December, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, as before, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Neweman, J. Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Robert Horwode, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 1½ days, 21d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 1½ days, 7½d.
Item paid for carriage of 1 load of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, 18d.
Total for this week 53s. 5½d.

256. [p. 456] W. Weston R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 4 January [1421], paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as before, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, John Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, as before, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer, for the whole week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, 5s. 10d.
Item to 1 labourer for the Bridge's garden at the Bridge House, for 4 days, 20d.
Item for ale given to the masons and others, 2d.
Item to 1 tiler with a servant for 4 days, 4s.
Item to 1 paviour for 1 day in the house of John Hale, 8d.
Item paid for paving the hall of that house with paving tiles [pavyntill], 14d.
Total 57s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 stone of tallow [Talgh'e] bought with other costs for the same, 16d.
Item for 1 horsecomb [horsecombe] bought, 4d.
Item for 2 keys bought for the door of the Stocks at the bottom, 8d.
Total 2s. 4d.
Total for the week 59s. 8d.

257. [p. 457] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 11 January, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the [cook's] stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer for the masons, as above, 2s.
Item to John Catelyn, mason, for 3 days this week, 22½d.
Item to 2 labourers for 1 tide, 6d.
Item to 1 labourers for the carpenters for 3 days, 15d.
Item to 1 labourer for 1½ days for the stone gate, 7½d.
Item for drinking and other expenses made about the works on the painting etc. [at] the stone gate, 22d.
Item to 1 labourer for 4½ days, 22½d.
Item to 2 sawyers for 5 days, as before, 5s. 10d.
Item to W. Goos, carver, for making the head of the Giant for the Bridge against the king's coming, 18d.
Total 59s. 1½d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 100 Eastland boards [Estrichbord'] bought from Stephen Bary for the king's coming, 36s.
Item for 1,000 ft. of elm board bought, price 28s. 8d.
Item for 24 great alder poles bought for 10s.
Item paid for 2 plain tablecloths [bord clothes plan'] bought for the store of the priests' hall, price 2s.
Item for 1 lock and mending the key and other things, 8d.
Total £3 17s. 4d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to Richard Marchall, rent-collector of W. Porter and Thomas Charleton, knight/s, for quit-rent of the Bridge's tenement/s in Honey lane, for Michaelmas term last, by acquittance etc., 20s.
Item to him for quit-rent from the tenement which Nicholas Cook lately held on the Bridge last year, to Michaelmas, 7s.
Total 27s.
Total for the week £8 3s. 5½d.

258. [p. 458] W. Weston R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 18 January, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to John Goodeman, plasterer, for 4½ days for the stone gate, 2s. 7½d.
Item to 1 labourer for the same plasterer for 4½ days, 22½d.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, as before, 7s.
Item to 1 labourer for 2 days for the carpenters, 10d.
Item to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for making fuel and digging loam for making tiles [pro factura focal & fossur de lom' pro tegul' faciend'] at Lewisham for 5 weeks last, 10s.
Item to 1 labourer for 2 days for the carpenters, 7½d.
Item to 2 carpenters for the whole week for the coming etc., 7s. 6d.
Item to 1 carpenter for 1½ days for the same, 12d.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 1 day, 12d.
Item to 1 labourer for the Bridge's garden for 4½ days, 22½d.
Item repaid Walter Loy for his diligent labour on the Bridge's business, 16d.
Item to William Goos, carver, for divers things worked for the king's said ordinance, for the week, 4s. 6d.
Item paid to J. Thoresby and Richard Coyford, stainers, for 5 days for the said ordinance, 8s.
Item to J. Bron, another stainer, for 6 days for grinding colour/s for the said ordinance, 4s.
Total £4 19s. 9d.

Purchases.
Item for 16 alder poles bought for the ordinance against the king's coming, 4s. 10d.
Item paid for 24,000 tacks [taknaill], 6,000 other nails, and for glovers' shreds [gloveresshredes], bristles [brusteles], charcoal, calf-skins, packthread and other things for the king's said ordinance etc., 24s. 5d.
Item to William Toche, smith, by his wife, for 85 lb. worked iron bought, price 10s. 8d.
Total 39s. 11d.
Total for the week £6 19s. 8d.

259. [p. 459] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 25 January, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, John Sweteman, and John Bassett, carpenters, as above, 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer for the whole week, 4s.
Item to John Goodeman, plasterer, with 1 servant, for 4½ days for the aforesaid ordinance, 4s. 6d.
Item to 1 joiner for 2½ days for the same ordinance, 20d.
Item to 5 carpenters for 5 days for the same ordinance, 21s. 3d.
Item to 1 carpenter for the same for 3 days, 2s. 1½d.
Item for ale given to the carpenters, stainers, painters, and other workmen for the same, 12d.
Item to John Parys and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, hired for the week, for the same, 7s. 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for 1½ days for the same, 7½d.
Item to 3 men, stainers, hired for 6 days for the said ordinance, to each for the day 9d., total 13s. 6d.
Item to another stainer for 6 days, at 10d, the day for the same, total 5s.
Item to 2 others for 6 days for the same,8s.
Item to another for the same for 5 days, 3s. 9d.
Item to 2 other stainers for 3½ days, 5s. 3d.
Item to W. Goos, carver, for 6 days for the same, 4s. 6d.
Item to Laurence Joynour [? the joiner] for the same for 3 days, 2s. 3d.
Item to 3 other joiners for the same, for 1 day, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 7s.
Item to 1 labourer for 1 day for the same, 4d.
Item to 2 servants of Robert Cony, joiner, for 1 day for the same, 2s. 2d.
Item to 1 dauber with 1 servant for 7 days, 7s.
Total £7 7s.

Purchases.
Item for 8 alder poles bought for the same ordinance, 3s. 4d.
Item for 5 other alder poles for the same, 20d.
Item for 1 lb. candles for the same ordinance, 1½d.
Item for cord bought for the same, 1d.
Total 5s. 2½d.
Total for the week £7 12s. 2½d.

260. [p. 460] W. Weston R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 1 February, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, John Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, to each as above, total 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the whole week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer for the masons, for the whole week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 7s.
Item paid to 12 carpenters hired for the whole week for the coming of the king and queen, and to each of them 4s. 3d., total 51s.
Item to another carpenter hired for the whole week for the same, 4s. 6d.
Item in candles and ale for the same carpenters working by night for the same, 16d.
Item to 6 men, stainers, for the ordinance [for] the coming of the king and queen for 6 days, to each 9d. for the day, total 27s.
Item to 1 other stainer, viz J. Thoresby, for 6 days, for the day 10d., total 5s.
Item to 1 other painter for the same for 6 days, for the day 8d., total 4s.
Item paid to John Wytte, painter, for painting 5 banners of gilt and silver of divers kinds for the same coming, 34s. 4d.
Item to 1 other stainer for 2½ days [working] for Hasildon, 16d.
Item to 1 other servant for the same stainers, for 6 days, 2s.
Item to William Goos, carver, for 6 days for the same coming, 4s. 6d.
Item to Laurence Joynour [? the joiner], for the same, for 6 days, 4s. 6d.
Item to William Harlowe, 1 joiner, and Andrew Hunte, joiner, for 6 days, 12s.
Item to Thomas Norton, another joiner, for the same, for 4 days, 2s. 8d.
Item for staples, rings, and other necessaries for the donjon [le dongeon] for the same at 9s. 10d.
Item to J. Stone, joiner, for long planks [tabul] with 5 scutcheons for painting against the said coming, 10s.
Item for linch-pins [lynces] bought for the cart etc., 2d.
Item in ale given to the said carpenters and workmen for the same ordinance, 8d.
Total £11 9s. 11d.

Purchases.
Item paid to Stephen Barry for 50 Eastland boards [Estrichbord] bought for the said coming, 18s.
Item paid for 1000 ft. of board [bord'] bought for the same ordinance, price 27s. 6d.
Item for 100 other boards bought for the same, 3s.
Item for 4 planks [tabul'] for the same, 4s.
Total 52s. 6d.
Total for the week £14 2s. 5d.

261. [p. 461] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 8 February, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, John Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, to each as above, total 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the whole week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the whole week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer, hired for the whole week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, for the day between them 16d., total 8s.
Item paid for bread, wine, and ale spent about and for the mayor, sheriffs and other aldermen etc. viewing the ordinance [in visu ordinac'] for the coming of the king and queen over the Bridge, 5s. 3d.
Item paid to Richard Carleton and John Cook, paviours, for 11 days for paving the pavement against the Friars Minor of London, 14s. 8d.
Item paid to 6 men, stainers, for the ordinance of the king and queen, for 6 days, to each for the day 9d., total 22s. 6d.
Item to 1 other stainer for 7 days for the same, 5s. 3d.
Item to him for 2 leaves of double tin-foil bought, 6d.
Item to 1 other stainer for half a day, 4½d.
Item to J. Thoresby, painter, for the same, for 6 days, for the days 10d., total 5s.
Item to Richard Peyntour [? the painter], for the same for 6 days, for the days 8d., total 4s.
Item to 1 other stainer for 3 days for the same, for the day 9d., total 2s. 3d.
Item to 2 other stainers for the same for 4 days, to either for the day 8d., total 5s. 3d.
Item to W. Goos, carver, for 6 days for the same ordinance, 4s. 6d.
Item to Laurence Joynour [? the joiner], for the same, for 6 days, for the day 9d., total 4s. 6d.
Item to 3 other joiners for 6 days, to each for the day 8d., total 12s.
Item to 1 other joiner for the same, for 5 days, for the day 8d., 3s. 4d.
Item to 2 labourers for 6 days for the same ordinance, 5s.
Item paid to 9 carpenters for the said ordinance for 6 days, to each for the day 8½d., total 38s. 7½d.
Item to 1 other carpenter for 2 days for the same, 17d.
Item to 2 other carpenters for 5 days, for the day 8½d., for the same, total 7s. 1d.
Item to 1 other carpenter for 6 days, for the day 9d., total 4s. 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for 3 days and 1 tide, 18d.
Item to 1 other labourer for 1 tide, 3d.
Item for candles and ale spent in drinking about the workmen for the coming, 23½d.
Item for fitting 1 pr. wheels for the Bridge cart, 6d.
Item paid to John Londones, in part payment for gilding the image in the stone gate for the king's coming, 10s.
Total for the week £12 10s 4½d.

262. [p. 462] W. Weston Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 15 February, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell for the masons, for the week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 8s.
Item paid to 12 carpenters for the ordinance of the coming of the king and queen, for 4 days, to each for the day 8½d., total 36s.
Item to 1 other carpenter for the same for the whole week, 4s. 6d.
Item for 4 lb. candles for the carpenters working by night, 6d.
Item for cord and paper for the same, 12d.
Item for bread, ale, and other costs for the carpenters and workmen working by night this week for the same, 3s.
Item for 3 men for keeping the Giant in the king's coming, 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for 9 days last, for the same, [for the] day 6d., total 4s. 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for 4 days for the same ordinance, 21d.
Item paid to one Waltham, stainer, for 4 days and 3 nights for the same ordinance, 4s. 9d.
Item to Roger Aleyn, stainer, for the same, for 4 days and 2 nights, 4s. 2d.
Item to J. Freman, stainer, for 5 days and 5 nights for the same, for the day 9d., total 6s. 8d.
Item to Michael Steynour [? the stainer], for 7 days and 2 nights, 6s. 5d.
Item to a certain Robert Steynour Shersby and Adam Steynours for 4 days and 2 nights, 12s. 1½d.
Item to Edmund Steynour [? the stainer], for 2 days and 2 nights, total 3s. ½d.
Item to a certain Clare and Hasilden, stainers, for 4 days and 2 nights, 7s. 11½d.
Item to a certain J. Heed / Stiff / Bernard / Warewike / Asshefeld / and Simond, stainers, for 4 days and 2 nights, to each for the day 9d. and for the night, total 23s.
Item to one Jaket, stainer, for 3 days and 1 night, for the same, 2s. 7d.
<void because included elsewhere> (Item to one Chapeleyn and his servant for 3 days and 1 night, 6s. 10d.)
Item to 2 other servants of the said J. Clare for 4 days, 5s. 4d.
Item to J. Thoresby, painter, for 5 days 5 nights, for the day with the night, in all 7s. 1d.
Item to R. Peyntour [? the painter] for 5 days and 5 nights, for the day with the night 15d., total 6s. 3d.
Item to William Hewgynes, stainer, for making and clothing with stuff [pro factura et vestur' cum stuff] one lion, 3s. 4d.
Item to W. Goos, carver, for 4 days and 1 night, 3s. 7d.
Item to Laurence Joynour [? the joiner], [for] 3 days and 2 nights, 4s. 2d.
Item to John Coffrer [? the cofferer] for 4 days and 1 night, 4s. 2d.
Item to J. Norton for 4 days and 1 night, 3s. 3d.
Item to Andrew Hunte, joiner, for 4 days 2 nights, 3s. 10d.
Item to W. Herlawe for 4 days and 1 night, 3s. 3d.
Item repaid the said carpenters for their vigils working in the said business, 3s.
Item paid to all the said workmen and their servants for their Lenten [allowance, offering] as is accustomed, 3s. 4d.
Total £11 16s. 3½d.

[p. 463] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Of the said week.
Purchases.
Item paid for 754 elm boards bought for the said ordinance, price in all 5s. 2½d.
Item for leather [ledyr] bought for fitting the shield by the lion, 2d.
Item for 9 gallons of russet [elbid'] colour bought from Asilden the stainer, 9s.
Item for 500 thorn pins [prykkes de spinis] for tacking for the said ordinance, 16d.
Item to Simon Slegh of Maidstone for 60 tontight of Maidstone rag, £3 15s.
Item for horse-bread for carriage of sand [aren'] for the Bridge, 6d.
Total £5 11s. 1½d.
Total for the week £17 7s. 5d.

263. Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 22 February, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell, labourer, for the whole week as before, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days as above, 8s.
Item for ale and other expenses about and for the said ordinance about the Giants [les Geantes], 17d.
Item paid to John Waltham, stainer, for 2 days for the said ordinance of the king and queen, 18d.
Item to J. Freman, stainer, for the same, for 3½ days, 2s. 8d.
Item to 2 other stainers for the same for 2½ days and 1 night, 3s. 8d.
Item to Laurence Joynour [? the joiner] for the same for 5 days for the same, 3s. 9d.
Item to Thomas Norton for the same for 5 days, 3s. 4d.
Item to William Herlawe for 1 day and 1 night, 12d.
Item paid to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 10 days, 10s.
Total £4 14s. 8d.

Purchases.
Item paid to J. Oliver for 3,503 half-penny nails, 3,000 patten-nails [Patynnail], and 26,000 lattice nails [latysnaill] bought for the ordinance of the said king etc., price in all 21s. 11½d.
Item for 20 dozen gold paper/leaf [Goldpaper] bought for the same, 40s.
Item paid for 7 plates of black iron and half a hundred of fine gold, 3s. 8½d.
Item for 250 dozen silver paper/leaf [silverpaper] for the same, 2s. 6d.
Total £3 8s. 2d.
Total for the week £8 2s 10d.

264. [p. 464] W. Weston & Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 1 March, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to J. Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Robert Ragenell and Thomas, labourers, for the whole week taking 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, for the day as before last week, 6s. 8d.
item to 1 labourer for 1 day for the carpenters for 6d.
Item to 2 men for 1 tide for the carpenters, 6d.
Item for beer given to the carpenters in their labour by night, 2d.
Item to 1 carpenter hired for 1 day and more, 13d.
Item paid to Richard Bateman for making fuel for making tiles at Lewisham for 5 weeks, 10s.
Item to a certain Laurence and Henry, tailors, for making 19 garments of linen cloth, stained, for the virgins on the Bridge etc., 15s. 10d.
Item to them for 1 yard of blanket for the same, 12d.
item to 3 daubers for 4 days with 1 servant, 3s. 5d.
Item for hiring 1 gin hired from John Neweman for the said ordinance, 3s. 4d.
Item to Thomas Daunt, painter, for painting image/s at and over the stone gate for the king's coming, £8.
Item paid to John Marion, stainer, in part payment of his works and labour done on the Bridge against and for the coming of the king and queen etc., 20s.
Total £13 19s. 7d.

Purchases.
Item for 1 boat[load] of rag containing 30 tontight bought by Beek, 30s.
Item for 2 water-adzes bought, price 2s. 6d.
Item for 2 augers for the water bought, 12d.
Item for 1 iron for the lathe [lathe] for joining boards bought, 12d.
Item for 1 barrel bought for 1 tine, with other costs for the same, 8d.
Item for cord bought for the said ordinance, 12d.
Item paid to Robert Lokyere, smith, for divers bands [bondes], locks, and bolts bought for the auger, 8d.
Total 36s. 10d.
Total for the week £15 16s. 5d.

265. [p. 465] In the 8th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 8 March, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to W. Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 22s. 6d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to William Ragenell [sic] and Thomas Spaldyng, labourers for the masons, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days for the day, 8s.
Item for hiring 1 barge for the Wardens to do the Bridge's business, 14d.
Item to 1 man for 5 tides for the starlings and other things, 15d.
Item to William Covyngton, tiler, with a servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item repaid Ralph Chapman, cook, for the occupation of his house at the time of the ordinance, 3s. 4d.
Item for fitting the head-armour [Pysens] for the Giants, 9d.
Item to Richard Carleton and his associate, paviour/s, for 1 day on the Bridge, 14d.
Item for making 2 garments for the Giants for the same ordinance, 2s.
Total £4 9d.

Four tides.
Item paid to the said tidemen for 4 tides at the great Ram, taking as above, with their drinking, total 23s. 6d.
Total 23s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item paid for patten-nails [patynailles], blanknaill, wooden pegs [Trasshnaill], white lead, vermilion, red lead, wax, rosin, wooden struts [pounchouns], hurdles [crecches], timber, silver paper, gold paper, glue, rosin [sic], colour, packthread, ropes, and many other necessaries bought for the aforesaid ordinance, £5 4s. 7d.
Item for 16 hoops for the Giants, bought for the same ordinance, 16d.
Total £5 5s. 11d.
Total for the week £10 10s. 2d.

266. [p. 466] William Weston Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 15 March, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn junior, J. Catelyn senior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Neweman, J. Swetman, J. Bassett for the week John Parys, carpenters, [sic] 15s.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
a
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to Thomas Spaldyng, labourer, for the week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, taking as above, 8s.
Item paid to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 2½ days, 12½d.
Item to 1 man for 2 tides for the carpenters, 6d.
Item paid to W. Covyngton, tiler, with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
b
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item repaid William Sharp, carter, for his labour, 12d.
Item paid for brown Westphalian linen [Westvale] for the said ordinance of the king and queen, 4s. 4½d.
Total £3 8s. 6d.

Five tides.
Item paid to the said tidemen at the great Ram for 5 days, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, with their drinking, but 1 was lacking for 1 tide, whereof total 28s. 1d.
Total 28s 1d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 iron shovel bought for the tides, 4d.
Item for 1 stone of tallow [talgh'] bought for the cart, 7d.
Item for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by Beek, 13s. 4d.
Item paid for red, indigo and blue [bloy] tartarin and red, indigo, and blue buckram bought for the occasion of the coming of the king and queen, price in all 46s. 11½d.
Total £3 14½d.

Quit-rent.
Item paid to Ralph Serle, rent-collector of the dean and chapter of the church of St Paul London, for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenements in the parishes of St Mary Magdalen in the Fishmarket and St Nicholas at the Shambles, viz. for the terms of Easter, Midsummer, Michaelmas, and Christmas last, by acquittance, 21s. 9d.
Total 21s. 9d.
Total for the week £8 19s. 6½d.

267. [p. 467] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Easter term.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 22 March, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week as before, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to Thomas Spaldyng, labourer for the masons, for the week, 2s.
Item for hiring 1 horse for W. Clerk [going] to Kingston, with expenses, 16d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 3 days, 15d.
Item for steeling 2 axes for the water, 2s.
Item for carriage of 1 load of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, earlier bought from Shawe, 20d.
Item to 1 labourer for the Bridge House for 4 days, 20d.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, 6s. 8d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 4 days, 4s.
Item to 1 dauber with 1 servant for 1 [day], 12d.
Item to Nicholas Holford for keeping the passage-tolls of carts and ships across/through the Bridge, for 13 weeks last, for the week 15d., total 16s. 3d.
Item to J. Hethingham, clerk, for his salary as well for writing the paper/s as for attorning as before, 13s. 4d.
Item for making the vanes for the king's coming, 10d.
Item for mending and new painting 7 banners borrowed [mutuat'] for the king's coming, 7s. 8d.
Item for divers costs together with hiring virgins and their apparel and costs for the said coming, 25s. 4d.
Total £6 14s. 6d.

Four tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 4 tides this week, with their drinking, but one was lacking for 1 tide, total 23s. 3d.
Total 23s. 3d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought, 13s. 3d.
Item paid for 5 staves [bacul'] with varnishing thereof, for 5 banners in the chapel, 2s. 6d.
Item for 1 auger for the water bought, 12d.
Item for horn glue bought, 3d.
Item paid to Peter Ridere for 6 loads of Reigate stone bought for 28s.
Item to Thomas Kelsy, smith, for the horses' shoes and farriery [ferris et ferrura equorum] for the last quarter, 5s. 1d.
Item paid to Robert Lokyere, smith, for ½ hundred and 20 lb. worked iron, price the hundred 14s., total 23s. 6d.
Item for 4 locks with keys and other fittings for the same, 3s. 8d.
Item paid for fringe, fur, hides of divers colours, plankboard [plaunchebord], nails, and many other necessaries bought for the coming of the king and queen, £7 16s.
Total £11 13s. 4d.
Over the page for the same week.

[p. 468] W. Weston R. Stile Wardens.
Of the said week.
Chapel.
Item paid to John Burford, Thomas Cudde, Robert Tewe, and Robert Leyke, chaplains celebrating in the Bridge chapel, for the last quarter, to each 33s. 4d., total £6 13s. 4d.
Item to them for the salary of their cook for the same quarter, 5s.
Item to them for their Maundy as is accustomed, 12d.
Item to John Seyntjohn, one of the clerks of the said chapel, for his salary for 13 weeks of the same quarter, for the week 18d., total 19s.
[sic]
Item to Nicholas Holford, the other clerk of the same chapel, for the same weeks, for the week 15d., total 16s. 3d.
Item to the said John SeyntJohn for bread and wine to celebrate in the same, for the same weeks, for the week 3d., total 3s. 3d.
Item for mending albs [and] surplices, with other necessaries for the chapel, 12d.
Item in bread and drinking for and in the king's coming spent about the clerks, 12d.
Total £8 19s. 10d.
Total for the week £28 10s. 11d.

268. Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 29 March, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to 1 tiler for 1 day, 12d.
Item to John Dove, labourer for the masons, for the whole week, 2s.
Item to 1 other labourer for them for 2½ days, 12½d.
Item to Richard Carleton, paviour, and 2 other paviours for 4 days in Old Change, 8s.
Item for 9 loads of sand for the same, 3s.
Item for mending 3 axes, 11d.
Item for mending the tines and other things for the masons, 2d.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 2½ days, 12½d.
Item for 1 horse [going] to le Lee [? Lee, co. Kent] for the Bridge's business, with divers expenses for the same, 2s. 2d.
Item for 1 stone of tallow [talghe] and 3 lb. of candles for the cart and other things, 12½d.
Item to the said sawyers for 2 days, 2s. 8d.
Total £3 12s. 4½d.

Quit-rent.
Item paid to the rent-collector of Bermondsey for quit-rent from tenement/s in London and lands in the parish of St Mary Lambeth, for last Christmas term, 9s. 3d.
Total 9s. 3d.

Purchases.
Item paid to Robert Lokyere in part payment for 170 lb. worked iron for the Bridge's business, 20s.
Total 20s.
Total for the week £5 19½d.

269. [p. 469] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 5 April, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, John Bassett, John Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William the labourer, labourers for the masons, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 6 days this week, 2s. 6d.
Item for divers expenses by W. Clerk, carpenter, at Lewisham for the Bridge's business, 8d.
Item for ale given to the carpenters for 2d.
Item to the said sawyers for 2 days, 2s. 8d.
Item to W. Covyng', tiler, with servant, for 6 days, 6s.
Item for carriage of 1 load of timber from Croydon to London, 22d.
Total £3 7s. 2d.

Four tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 5 [sic] tides this week, as above, with drinking, total 23s. 6d.
Total 23s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by Richard Beek, with other expenses, 13s. 5d.
Item for linen cloth bought for the making a frontal for 1 altar of the chapel, 20d.
Item for 700 pile-shoe nails [Pylshonaill'] bought by Clerk, 4s. 8d.
Total 19s. 10d.

Quit-rent.
Item paid to Walter Bradmere in part payment of a certain annuity of 16s., payable during the life of Robert Bakere, joiner, and Joan his wife, as etc., viz. for last Michaelmas and Christmas terms, 8s.
Item to the chamberlain of the church of St Peter Westminster, for quit-rent in the parish of St Nicholas at the Shambles, for last Christmas term, 5s.
Item to the churchwardens of St Mary le Bow, London, for quit-rent of tenement/s in Honey Lane, London, for last Christmas term, by acquittance, 16s. 8d.
Total 29s. 8d.
Total for the week £7 2s.

270. [p. 470] W. Weston & Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 12 April, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, by the week as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, John Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale spent as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 8s.
Item to William Covyng', tiler, with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item for ale given to the carpenters this week, 2d.
Item to 1 labourer for the garden in the Bridge House, for 4 days, 20d.
Total £3 9s. 2d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen, for 5 tides this week, with drinking as above, 29s. 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.
Total for the week £4 18s. 6d.

271. [p. 471] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 19 April, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week as before, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as before, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to J. Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said 2 sawyers for 6 days this week, 8s.
Item to 1 labourer for half a day for the masons, 3d.
Item for hiring 1 horse with expenses [going] to Lee and Deptford, for business etc., 6d.
Item to 1 labourer for 2 tides for the starlings, 6d.
Item for ale given to the Carpenters this week, 2d.
Item paid for divers expenses and costs for the Wardens [going] to Lee and Deptford for the bridge's business, 3s. 1d.
Item paid for 1 labourer for the Bridge's garden, for 4½ days, 22½d.
Item to William Covyng', tiler, with 1 servant, for 3 days, 3s.
Item paid to J. Hawkyn, ducheman, in part payment for ridge-tiles [Crestes] for the vault of the chapel, 2s.
Total £3 12s. 8½d.

Six tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram, for 6 tides, with drinking, 35s. 2d.
Total 35s. 2d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by Richard Beek, 13s. 4d.
Item for 1 lock [lokke] bought, 4d.
Total 13s. 8d.
Total for the week £6 18½d.

272. [p. 472] W. Weston & R. Stille Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 26 April, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, as before, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another mason [sic], for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as before, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers for the masons, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 4 days this week, 5s. 4d.
Item to William Covyng', tiler, with a servant for 1 day, 12d.
Item paid to 1 labourer for the carpenters for 4 days, 20d.
Item to 1 other labourer for 2 tides for the same carpenters, 6d.
Item to the said tiler for his expenses [going] to Lewisham, 2d.
Total £3 2s.

Three tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram, for 3 tides this week, with drinking, 17s. 8d.
Total 17s. 8d.

Quit-rent.
Item paid to William Porter and Thomas Charleton, knights, for quitrent from the Bridge's tenement/s in Honey Lane, for last Christmas term, by aquittance, 20s.
Total 20s.
Total for the week £4 19s. 8d.

273. [p. 473] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 3 May, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, Masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, John Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers for the masons, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 3 days this week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for 1 tide for the carpenters, 3d.
Item to 1 labourer for the Bridge's business for 2½ days, 12½d.
Item paid for orphreys for 1 chasuble with 4 yards of blood-red buckram, and with ribbon/s for the same and linen cloth for white fringe and other apparel for making 1 vestment of green damask for the chaplain, which damask R. Stile gave to the chapel, 24s.
Item for 1 man hired for loading the Bridge's cart with timber, 8d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 4 days, 4s.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 small servant for 1½ days, 16d.
Total £4 8s. 6½d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 5 tides this week, with drinking, as above, 29s. 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by R. Beek, 13s. 4d.
Total 13s. 4d.
Total for the week £6 10s. 2½d.

274. [p. 474] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 10 May, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, and J. Catelyn junior. Masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason [cementar'], for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, John Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, taking as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 8s.
Item to the said masons and carpenters to drink, 4d.
Item to William Covyng', tiler, with 1 servant for 2 days, 2s.
Item to William Rikmeresworthe in full payment for felling and quartering elms previously bought from the prior of Merton, 11s.
Total £3 14s. ½d.

Two tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram, for 2 tides, with drinking, 11s. 10d.
Total 11s. 10d.

Purchases.
Item paid to William Barbour of co. York, by the hands of John Bristow his servant, for 14 tontight 5 weys and 5 nails of Northern stone [Northerenstone] bought, price the tontight 6s. 8d., total £4 9s. 4d.
Total £4 9s. 4d.
Total for the week £8 15s. 2½d.

275. [p. 475] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 17 May, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, Masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason [cementar'], for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Sylkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as before, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers for the masons, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 3 days, taking as before, 3s.
Item in ale given to the carpenters, 2d.
Item for 2 iron hooks, 4d.
Total 57s. 10d.

Four tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 4 tides this week, with drinking, as above, 23s. 6d.
Total 23s. 6d.
Total for the week £4 16d.

276. [p. 476] W. Weston & R. Style Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 24 May, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons [cementar'], as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the whole week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Swetman, J. Parys, J. Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as before, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William Man, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for the masons for 1 day, 4d.
Item for loading 2 loads of lead at the weigh-house, 6d.
Item for ale given to the carpenters this week, 4d.
Item for the portage of lead from Clement Lane to the Bridge House, 2d.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days this week, 6s. 8d.
Item to the said tiler with a servant for 5 days, 5s.
Total £3 6s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 tawed horse-hides bought for the Bridge's business, 5s. 4d.
Item for 2 brass supports [Bolstres de Bras], weighing 11 lb., bought for the well in the Bridge House, 3s. 8d.
Item for 1 gallon of grease [pinguedinis] bought, 2s.
Item for 1 ridge-tile [Creste] bought for the vault under the chapel, 2s.
Item paid to John Ergaston for divers hinges [garnetts potent'], staples, latches, sprig nails, rove nails, spike nails [spikyng'], seam nails [semnavll'], and many other nails bought etc., total £4 17s. 3d.
Item for 1 cartload of hay bought for the Bridge horses, 6s. 8d.
Item for 1 clicket lock and 2 clamps bought, 6d.
Item paid to William Barbour of co. York, by the hands of John Bristowe his servant, in part payment of a certain bargain (viz. 20 tontight 9 weys and 20 nails of stone from Marr [Yorkshire] bought, with freight, for £9 6s. 8d., and in part payment for 2 fothers, 3 hundreds, 3 quarters, and 7 lb. lead bought, with freight, at 8 marks the fother, totalling £11 13s. 9½d.), £5 5s. ½d.
Total £12 2s. 5½d.
Total for the week £15 8s. 9½d.

277. [p. 477] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 31 May, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, and J. Houswif, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Swetman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to William Man, labourer for the masons, for the week, 2s.
Item to 1 labourer for loading the cart, with beer spent on the carpenters, 6d.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days this week, 8s.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Total £3 8s. 1d.

Two tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 2 tides, with their drinking, by the tide as above, 11s. 10d.
Total 11s. 10d.

Purchases.
Item for 2 boat[loads] of chalk bought by R. Beek, 26s. 8d.
Item for 1 wooden bucket, not yet bound, for the well in the Bridge House, 14d.
Item for 500 nails bought for pile-shoes [Pylshoon], 3s. 4d.
Item for 2 plates and sockets of iron for the same well, 8d.
Item for 3 small iron crowbars [Crowes] bought, 3d.
Item for 1 rope [cord'] for the same well, weighing 12 lb., 18d.
Item for 1 bead-hook [bydehook] for 1 boat, 3d.
Item for 1 lb. cable-yarn [Cabelyern] for mending the cable, 3d.
Item paid to Richard Warbulton for ropes called hawsers [hauusers] weighing 117 lb. bought, 49s. 9d.
Total £4 3s. 10d.
Total for the week £8 3s. 9d.

278. [p. 478] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 7 June, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, and John Houswif, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Bassett, J. Sweteman. J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove, William Man, and Robert the labourer, labourers, for the whole week, 6s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 8s.
Item in ale given to the masons this week, 2d.
Item in ale given to the carpenters this week, 2d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item to 1 man for carriage of sand to the tile-kiln at Lewisham for tiles for 2 days, 2s. 8d.
Item to 1 man for carriage of fuel for the same work to make tiles on occasions, 2s.
Item repaid Richard Bateman, tilemaker, in the sale of tiles at Lewisham, 20d.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
10 acres of meadow. Item paid to the rector of St George in Southwark for 10 acres of meadow at the Lock last year, 3s. 4d.
Total £4 19d.

Purchases.
Item to Isabel Beauchamp for the hire of 8 prs. of wings for angels for the king's coming, 6s. 8d.
Item paid for 2 stones of tallow [cep'] bought for the carpenters, 16d.
Item for 1 cord bought for the same carpenters, 8d.
Item paid to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for making 20,000 tiles at Lewisham, 43s. 4d.
Item for the livery [liberat'] of the said wardens of the mayor's livery against last Christmas, 26s. 8d.
Item for their livery of the mayor against the feast of Pentecost last, 20s.
Total £4 18s. 8d.

Quit-rent.
Item paid to John Michell and Ralph Aes, wardens of the work of the church of St Mary le Bow, London, for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s in Honey Lane for last Easter term, by acquittance, 16s. 8d.
Item to Walter Bradmere for a certain annual rent of 16s. granted by indenture for the term of the life of Robert Bakere, joiner, and Joan his wife, and beyond, for 1 year, 4s.
Total 20s. 8d.
Total for the week £10 10d.

279. [p. 479] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 14 June, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, and John Houswif, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Swetman, J. Basset, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another mason [sic], for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove, William Man, and Robert the labourer, labourers, for the whole week, 6s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days this week, 6s. 8d.
Item to William Forthe for carriage of elms at Kingston, earlier bought of the prior of Merton etc., to the water[side] there, 13s. 4d.
Item paid to 5 carpenters and 1 labourer for 1 night under the Bridge, for the Bridge's business, 3s. 5½d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item in ale given to the carpenters this week, 2d.
Item in ale given to the tidemen this week, 4d.
Item to Thomas Bys, dauber, with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Total £3 7s. 6½d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 5 tides at the great Ram, with drinking, 29s. 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 lb. candles bought for the business under the bridge, 3d.
<Query the bill of Henry Sundergiltes>
Item for 2 staples bought for 1 well, 3d.
Total 6d.
Total for the week £5 17s. 4½d.

280. [p. 480] Term of Midsummer
William Weston & Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 21 June, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, John Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Swetman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Mallyng, labourers for the masons, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to 1 other labourer for 4 days making 1 sail [seill] for the shout, 20d.
Item to the said sawyers for 5½ days, taking as above, 7s. 4d.
Item to 4 carpenters with 1 labourer for 1 night under the Bridge for the Bridge's business, 2s. 10½d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item to Richard Carleton, paviour, for paving 11 toises [teys] beside the Bridge House, 7s. 4d.
Item to Richard Bateman, for making 10,000 house-tiles [houstyll'] at Lewisham, 21s. 8d.
Item to him for carriage of fuel for making the said tiles, 12d.
Item to Nicholas Holford for keeping the passage-tolls of carts and ships across/through the Bridge, for 13 weeks last, by the week 15d., total 16s. 3d.
Item to John Hethingham for writing the weekly paper, and for attornments for the recovery of debts, writings, indentures, and bills for the Bridge's business for last quarter, 13s. 4d.
Item to 1 labourer hired for the Bridge's business for 5 days, 2s. 2d.
Item paid to Thomas Kelsey, farrier [ferrour], for shoes and farriery of the Bridge's horses [pro ferris et ferrura equorum Pontis] for the last quarter, 5s. 8d.
Item for making 1 image of St Petronilla for the Bridge in the king's coming, 2s.
Total £5 19s. 1½d.

[p. 481] One tide.
Item to the said tidemen for 1 tide this week, with drinking, as above, 6s.
Total 6s.

Purchases.
Item paid for 18 yards of canvas for 1 sail [vela] for the shout, 6s.
Item for 2 gallons of tallow for the drawbridge, 20d.
Item for 3 lb. tallow candles [candel' de cep'] bought for the workmen by night, 4½d.
Item paid to one Cok, smith, for 120 lb. worked iron for the Bridge's business, at 14s. the hundred, total 15s. 4½d.
Total 23s. 5d.

Chapel.
Item to John Burford, Thomas Cudde, Robert Tewe, and Robert Leyk, chaplains celebrating in the chapel, for the last quarter, to each 33s. 4d., total £6 13s. 4d.
Item for the salary of the said chaplains' cook for the said quarter, 5s.
Item to John Seyntjohn, one of the clerks of the chapel, for his salary for 13 weeks of last quarter, for the week 18d., total 19s. 6d.
Item to him for bread and wine to celebrate in the chapel, for the said quarter, by the week 3d., total 3s. 3d.
Item to Nicholas Holford, the other clerk of the same, for the same weeks, for the week 15d., total 16s. 3d.
Item for blessing 1 new vestment for the chapel, 8d.
Total £8 18s.
Total for the week £17 7s. 6½d.

281. [p. 482] W. Weston & R. Style Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 28 June, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, John C. junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week as before, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Basset, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, taking as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Mallyng, labourers for the masons, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 4½ days as above, total 6s.
Item to the said tilers, viz. to master and servant for 4½ days, 4s. 6d.
Item for hiring 1 horse for W. Clerk, with other expenses [going] to Croydon. 12d.
Item to 2 men hired for the carpenters for 2 tides, 12d.
Item to one Godewyn for mowing grass at the Lock for the Bridge's horses, on occasions, 20d.
Total £3 7s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item for 2 stone of tallow [cep'] for the carpenters, 16d.
Total 16d.
Total for the week £3 8s. 10d.

282. [p. 483] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 5 July, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Swetman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another mason [sic], for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for [the cook's] stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and William [sic] Mallyng, labourers, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, 8s.
Item to 2 labourers for the masons for 1 night under the Bridge, 8d.
Item to them for ale given, 2d.
Item to 5 carpenters with 1 labourer working for the whole night under the Bridge, taking 3s. 5d.
Item for carriage of divers necessaries for the same work, 6d.
Item for hiring 1 horse for W. Clerk [going] to Croydon, with other expenses, 12d.
Item paid to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item for loading timber, 2d.
Item paid for steeling and battering the masons' tools for the year and more, 5s. 2d.
Item paid to Joan, late the wife of John Beauchamp, plumber, as well by her own hands as by the hands of William Colston, in full payment of all debts previously for lead work done by the said John, etc., £4 19s. Total £8 17s. 5d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by R. Beek, 13s. 4d.
Item paid to J. Pyherst for 22 hundred ft. of plankboard [plaunchebord] bought, 26s. 8d.
Item for 2 lb. candles bought for the works by night, 3d.
Item for 1 great piece of oak timber bought by W. Clerk, 10s.
Total £3 3d.
Quit-rents.
Item paid to the renter of Bermondsey for quit-rent from certain tenements lately of John Clifford in the parish of St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, for 1 year at Christmas last, by acquittance, 4s. 10d.
Item to him for quit-rent from the Bridge's lands and tenements at Lambeth, viz. for last Easter term, by acquittance, 9s. 3d.
Total 14s. 1d.
Total for the week £12 11s. 9d.

283. [p. 484] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 12 July, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Mallyng, labourers, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days this week, 6s. 8d.
Item paid to divers men hired for the whole week for making hay at Wardales and elsewhere, 4s. 4d.
Item to 1 labourer for divers business of the Bridge for 6 days, 2s. 6d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 5 days, 5s.
Item paid to Richard Bateman for making 10,000 house-tiles [houstyll] at Lewisham, 21s. 8d.
Item for divers expenses by the Bridge Wardens for the business of the Bridge, 4d.
Item to J. Wytte, painter, in part payment for painting 6 images in the chapel, and cleaning of the same, 16s. 8d.
Item paid to William Wiltsshire, carpenter, in full payment of his covenant to make 1 house on the land lately of James Hope at Deptford, together with 1 shed there beyond his covenant, 15s.
Total £6 5s. 6d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 pyx for the chapel to put alms in, 18d.
Item paid for divers apparel [apparat'] for the lamps, with other works/tasks. 14d.
Total 2s. 8d.
Total for the week £6 8s. 2d.

284. [p. 485] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 19 July, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Bassett, J. Parys, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the whole week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Mallyng, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, taking as above, 6s. 8d.
Item to 1 man for 2 tides for the carpenters, 6d.
Item paid to Peter Mowere [? the mower] for mowing and tedding 19 acres of meadow at the Lock, Stuerte, St Thomas Watering, and elsewhere, for each acre 11d., total 17s. 5d.
Item to the said tiler with 1 servant for 6 days, 6s.
Item to divers men and women for divers days for making hay in divers meadows of the Bridge, with drinking, 18s. 9d.
Item paid for mowing grass for the Bridge horses for 3 weeks, 20d.
Item paid for divers expenses for the Wardens at Stratford and elsewhere for the Bridge's business, 3s. 11d.
Total £5 8s. 3d.

Purchases.
Item for 2 hoops bought for 1 tine for the masons, 1½d.
Item for 2 lb. candles for the carpenters, 4d.
Item paid to Peter Reynold, carpenter, on different occasions from 22 March last up till now for timber bought for making the fulling mill at Stratford, by covenant, £4.
Total £4 5½d.
Total for the week £9 8s. 8½d.

285. [p. 486] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 26 July, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, for the week, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Swetman, John Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, for the week, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another mason [sic], for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers, for the whole week for the masons, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers this week because at Stratford, etc.
Item to the said 2 men for 1½ tides, 8d.
Item paid to 2 men hired for 2 days for loading up the cart with hay, together with ale and other expenses. 2s. 1d.
Item paid to Roger Godewyn in part payment for mowing and making of the Bridge's meadows, 10s.
Total £3 6s. 1d.

Purchases.
Item for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by Richard Beek, 13s. 4d.
Item paid to Richard Beek for 1 great piece of oak timber bought for the fulling-mill at Stratford, 18s.
Item for 102 lb. of worked iron for the Bridge, 14s. 3d.
Item for iron weighing 24 lb., wrought for 1 bucket, 3s. 4d.
Item paid to John Bermyngham in part payment for 9 loads of timber bought, price 5s. the load etc., 40s.
Total £4 8s. 9d.
Total for the week £7 8s. 11d.

286. [p. 487] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 2 August, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, and J. Catelyn junior, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another mason [sic], for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers for the masons, as above, 4s.
Item to 3 men to lift elms from the shout onto land at the Bridge House, 9d.
Item to 5 men hired for carriage of elms from Kingston for 2 days and 2 nights by water [in] the shout, 6s. 8d.
Item in ale given to the carpenters, 2d.
Item to 1 man hired to load the Bridge cart with hay this week, 2s. 1d.
Item for carrying in hay, with ale and bread for the same, this week, 2s. 3½d.
Item to Richard Bateman, tilemaker, for making 10,000 tiles at Lewisham, 21s. 8d.
Item to the said tilers for 1 day, 12d.
Total £4 4s. 2½d.

Purchases.
Item for 1 book, with 1 calendar and 1 crucifix, newly bound [ligat'] and bought for the house of the accountant [computator] price 20½d.
Item for 12 brooms for the bridge's business bought, 3d.
Item for 500 pile-shoe nails [Pylshonnayll] bought, 3s. 4d.
Total 5s. 3½d.
Total for the week £4 9s. 6d.

287. [p. 488] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 9 August, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, and J. Catelyn junior, masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason [cementar'], for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Basset, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers, for the whole week for the masons. 4s.
Item paid for divers expenses made by the carpenters of the Bridge and others at Stratford, for the Bridge's business, 6s. 2d.
Item paid for divers expenses made by the Wardens [going] to Deptford and there for the Bridge's business, 3s. 5d.
Item for divers expenses for entering the hay at the Bridge House, 6½d.
Item to 1 labourer hired for 3 days to load the cart, 17d.
Total £3 13½d.

Three tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 3 tides this week, with drinking, as above, 17s. 8d.
Total 17s. 8d.

Purchases.
Item for 1 axle-tree [exiltre] bought, with apparelling and fitting thereof, 18d.
Item for 1 horseshoe bought at Stratford for 1 horse of the Bridge, 2d.

Item paid to William Godfrey for 5 long oars [oeres] bought for the shout, 12s.
Item to Robert Otteley for elm boards [and] 200 ells canvas bought for the king's coming, £6 15s. 5½d.
Total £7 9s. 1½d.
Total for the week £11 7s. 11d.

288. [p. 489] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 16 August, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and J. Houswif, masons, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week as above, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Swetman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, as above, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chircher, labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item for the carriage of 4 loads of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, 8s. 2d.
Item to 2 men hired to load up the cart and other expenses for the Bridge's business, 20d.
Item to the said sawyers for 1½ days, 2s.
Item in ale given to the masons, 2d.
Item to 1 labourer for the entering of hay, 2½d.
Total £3 5s. 6½d.

Four tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 4 tides, with drinking, but 2 men were lacking for 1 tide, whereof total 23s.
Total 23s.

Purchases.
Item paid for 2 loads of timber bought for plankboard [plaunchebord] for the mill at Stratford, 12s.
Item for 2 pr. hames bought, with drink, 8d.
Total 12s. 8d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to Richard Marchall, rent-collector for William Porter and Thomas Charleton, knights, for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s in Honey Lane, for the last terms of Easter and the Nativity of St John the Baptist, 40s.
Item to Richard Sele, rent-collector of Bermondsey, for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s and lands in the parish of St Mary Lambeth, for the term of Midsummer last, 9s. 3d.
Total 49s. 3d.
Total for the week £7 10s. 5½d.

289. [p. 490] W. Weston & R. Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 23 August, paid to Richard Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masoons, as above, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason [cementar'], for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Swetman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, other labourers, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, as above, 8s.
Item for carriage of 2 loads of timber to Stratford for the mill there, 3s. 4d.
Item for carriage of 2 loads of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, 4s.
Item for steeling and mending 2 augers and 1 water-axe, 20d.
Item in divers expenses with a horse [going] to Croydon for W Clerk, 10d.
Item in ale given to the carpenters, 2d.
Item in ale given to the tidemen by the Wardens, 2d.
Item in divers expenses made by William Sharp, carter, [going] to and at Stratford in carriage of timber and other things, 2s. 8d.
Total £3 14s. 2d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen for 5 tides this week, with drinking, as above, total 29s. 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item for 2 stone tallow [talgh'] bought, 16d.
Item for 2 Warelynes bought, 8d.
Total 2s.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to the chamberlains of the church of St Peter Westminster for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s in the parish of St Nicholas Shambles, for the terms of Easter and Midsummer last, by acquitttance, 5s.
Total 5s.
Total for the week £5 10s. 6d.

290. [p. 491] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 30 August, paid to R. Beek, J. Catelyn senior, J. Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week. 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers for the masons, for the week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for the whole week, viz. 6 days, 8s.
Item to 2 labourers hired for 2 nights for carriage of bricks [Briktill] in the shout, 16d.
Item to 1 labourer hired for 1 tide for raising stones from the water, 3d.
Item paid for carriage of 2 loads of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, 4s.
Item to 5 carpenters hired for 1 night to mend the Trappe on the drawbridge, 3s. ½d.
Item to 3 labourers for the carpenters, for 3½ days, 20d.
Item paid for loading timber and other expenses at Croydon. 18d.
Item given to les Shouteman [sic] for drinking. 2d.
Item paid for mending the paintwork [picture] of the image of St. Thomas over the Bridge, 2s.
Total £3 15s. 3½d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram for 5 tides, except for 1 man for 1 tide, whereof total 29s. 1d.
Total 29s. 1d.

Quit-rents.
Item paid to the wardens of the work of the church of St Mary le Bow London, for quit-rent from the Bridge's tenement/s in Honey Lane, for the term of Midsummer last, by acquittance, 16s. 8d.
Total 16s. 8d.

Purchases.
Item paid for hames and collars for the Bridge's horses, 8s.
Item paid to William Shawe in part payment for 30 loads of timber previously bought at Croydon, price the load 5s., etc., £6 10s.
Total 6 18s.
Total for the week £12 19s. ½d.

291. [p. 492] W. Weston & Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 6 September, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior.
John Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Swetman, John Parys, John Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week. 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers, for the whole week for the masons, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 6 days, as above, 8s.
Item for carriage of 2 loads of timber from Croydon to the Bridge House, 4s.
Item to 1 labourer for the shout for carriage of bricks for 4 days, 2s. 2d.
Item for ale given to the masons etc., 2d.
Item for horse-bread and for assistance loading the cart with timber, 22d.
Total £3 9s. 6d.

Five tides.
Item paid to the said tidemen at the great Ram for 5 tides this week, with drinking, as above, 29s. 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought, 12s.
Item paid for 24 brooms bought for the carpenters and tide[men], 6d.
Item for 800 nails bought, 5s. 4d.
Total 17s. 10d.
Total for the week £5 16s. 8d.

292. [p. 493] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 12 September, paid to R. Beek. J. Catelyn senior, John Catelyn junior, and John Houswif, masons, for the week, 15s.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Swetman, John Parys, John Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as above, total 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to John Dove and Robert Chirche, labourers for the masons, for the whole week, 4s.
Item to the said sawyers for 5 days, taking as above, 6s. 8d.
Item paid for divers expenses made in and for the breakfast [jantaclo'] for the auditors of the account for the 8th year last preceding, £3 14s. 4½d.
Item paid for the hire of 1 horse for W. Clerk [going] to Croydon for the Bridge's business. 10d.
Item paid to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 1 day, 12d.
Item paid to John Hethingham for making and writing the rolls of account for the 8th year last, 13s. 4d.
Item paid for 1 labourer for half a day for the Bridge's business. 3½d.
Total £7 9s. 10d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram for 5 tides, with drinking, 29s. 4d.
Total 29. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid to John Hacche of Harefield [Herfeld] in part payment of 31s. 6d. for 7 loads of timber bought at Croydon, price the load 4s. 6d., 6s. 8d.
Total 6s. 8d.
Total for the week £9 5s. 10d.

293. [p. 494] W. Weston & Richard Stile Wardens.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 20 September, paid to Richard Beek. J. Catelyn senior, and J. Catelyn junior, ([illegible]) <defic'> masons, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to William Clerk, John Sweteman, J. Parys, J. Bassett, and Thomas Gerland, carpenters, as before, 18s. 9d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above, 22d.
Item to him for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item ([illegible]) <defic> to John [sic] Chirche, labourer for the masons, for the whole week, 2s.
Item to the said sawyers for half a day, 8d.
Item to 1 labourer for 1 tide for the masons, 3d.
Item to 1 tiler with 1 servant for 4 days, 4s.
Item paid to Salamon Neville of Broomfield in part payment of £12 for work and making the fulling-mill at Stratford on occasions from 3 May last up till now, by covenant, £6.
Total £8 12s. 6d.

Five tides.
Item to the said tidemen at the great Ram for 5 tides this week, with drinking, as above, 29s 4d.
Total 29s. 4d.

Purchases.
Item paid for 1 boat[load] of chalk bought by Richard Beek, price 12s.
Item paid for paper and parchment bought for the rolls of account and other business, for the whole year, 4s.
Item paid to Sir [dompno] Thomas Stratford by the hands of John Cook, dwelling there, for a certain weir bought there, 20s.
Item paid to John Clambert, smith, in part payment for works of iron by account on the tally previously worked and bought of his own iron etc., £3.
Item to William Colston, plumber, in part payment of £5 2s. 5d., for 15 score 8½ lb. of solder [Sowder] bought, and for soldering thereof for 2 years last past by account, price the lb. 4d., £3.
Total £7 16s.
Total for the week £17 17s. 10d.

294. [p. 495] In the 9th year of Henry V.
Michaelmas term.
Wages and other expenses.
Saturday 27 September, paid to Richard Beek, John Catelyn senior, and John Catelyn junior, masons, as above, 11s. 3d.
Item to William Clerk, J. Sweteman, and J. [sic] and John Parys, carpenters, for the week, 11s. 3d.
Item to John Brys, another carpenter, for the week, 3s. 6d.
Item to William Warde, another mason, for the week, 3s.
Item to Walter Loy, shoutman, for the week as above, 2s. 6d.
Item to William Sharp, carter, for the week as above. 22d.
Item to John Houswif, mason, for 3 days this week, 22½d.
Item to the said William Sharp, carter, for the horses' fodder for the week, 2s. 1d.
Item to 2 labourers aforesaid for the masons for the whole week, 4s.
Item to John Silkeston for the cook's stipend, the dogs' food, with ale, as above, 2s. 8d.
Item to the said sawyers for 4 days, 5s. 4d.
Item paid for 1 dinner [cena] with all expenses made for/by the mayor and certain/other aldermen to their ministers and servants at the Bridge House, to view the Bridge's store, 40s. ½d.
Item paid for lodging [lect'] and divers expenses and victuals for the carpenters and other servants going with the mayor and aldermen to the west to destroy the weirs, 16s. ½d.
Item paid for the exchange of old pewter vessels for the priests of the Bridge, 6s. 2d.
Item to the said (2) <l> tiler(s) with 1 servant for 5 days, 5s.
Item to 1 labourer hired for 1½ days for Silkeston, 6d.
Item paid for fitting 1 axle-tree and other repairs [emendac'] for the Bridge cart, 6d.
Item for horse-bread spent for the Bridge horses in the carriage of timber, 6d.
Item for assistance to load up the cart with timber, 2d.
Item paid for horse-shoes and farriery for last quarter by tally, 7s. 4d.
Item paid to William Weston and Richard Stiel, Wardens of the Bridge, for their stipend for the said year, £20.
Item paid to John Hethingham, clerk of the Bridge, for his salary for writing papers weekly, for last quarter, 6s. 8d.
Item to him for acting as general attorney [attornacione general'] in all secular courts, with making pleadable bills for the bridge's business, for the same quarter, 6s. 8d.
Item to John Bassett, carpenter, for 1 day, 7½d.
Item paid to Nicholas Holford for keeping the passage-tolls of carts and ships across/through the Bridge, for 14 weeks, for the week 15d., total 17s. 6d.
Item paid for laundering the surplices, albs, cloths, and other ornaments for the chapel for the whole year, 5s. 4d.
Item paid to Richard Beek, master mason, for his reward [regard'] for last year, 20s.
Item to William Clerk, master carpenter, for his reward for the same year, 20s.
Item to William Aunger, rent-collector, for his salary for the same year. £10.
Item to the same collector for his losses [deperdic'], drinking and other things for the same year, £3 6s. 8d.

[p. 496] The same week.
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Item to the same William Aunger of allowance by the auditors of the last account on the roll/s thereof, £3 6s. 8d.
Item paid by the same for mending divers locks and keys in divers tenements for the whole year, 5s. 7d.
Item paid by the same to divers servants vicet' and quarrels raised and other things in prosecuting the Bridge's tenants/tenements, 13s. 4d.
Item paid to John Hethingham for making and writing the account/s of the Wardens this last year, 23s. 4d.
Item paid to Henry Sundergiltes, brickman, from 7 December up to this day for making 119,000 bricks [Briktill'] at Deptford, finding sand and fuel and other costs, with carriage thereof in the Bridge's shout to the Bridge House, taking 4s. 4d. for each thousand, total £25 12s. 10d. [recte £25 15s. 8d.]
Item to William Colston in full payment of £5 2s. 10d. for 15 score 8½ lb. of solder [sowdur] price 4d. the lb., as previously, 42s. 10d.
Item repaid to him beyond the said price because it was otherwise sold at 6d. the lb., and in all 13s. 4d.
Item to him for working 40 hundred lb. lead for 2 years last, at 16d the hundred, total 53s. 4d.
Total £76 3s. 7d.

Chapel.
Item the said 27 September, paid to John Burford, Robert Tiewe, and Robert Leyk, chaplains celebrating in the Bridge chapel, for the last quarter, to each 33s. 4d., total £5.
Item to John Seyntjohn, one of the clerks of the said chapel, for his salary for 14 weeks of the same quarter, for the week 18d., total 21s.
Item to him for bread and wine to celebrate, for the same weeks, for the week 3d., total 3s. 6d.
Item to Nicholas Holford, the other clerk of the same chapel, for the same weeks, for the week 15d., total 17s. 6d.
Item paid to 1 chaplain celebrating in the same for 3 weeks, 7s. 6d.
Item for the salary of the said chaplains' cook for the same quarter, 5s.
[in right margin:] £7 4s. 3d.
Item paid for divers cerges, torches, and other wax candles for the feasts of All Saints and the Purification of the Virgin, together with Paschal [candle/s] for the feast of Easter, and cerges for the feast of Pentecost, with 5 torches for the chapel and the coming of the king and queen, for the whole year by account, 52s. 5d.
Total £10 6s. 11d.

[p. 497] The same week continued.
Purchases.
Item the said 27 September, paid for canvas for hames for the Bridge horses, together with making thereof, 20d.
Item paid for divers cords and ropes bought for the Bridge's business, weighing 541 lb. and more, price in all 59s. 6d.
Item paid for 1 pr. bare wheels bought, 6s.
Item paid for line and ropes bought for the shout this week, 3s. 7d.
Item paid for 7½ gallons of oil for the chapel, 8s. 9d.
Item for 23 lb. candles bought for the same in time of winter, 2s. 10½d.
Item paid for brooms, needles [acubis], thread, and pins [spyntr'] for the chapel, 9½d.
Item for counters borrowed from the chamberlain at the time of the last account and brought by 1 auditor of the said account, 6d.
Item repaid to the Bridge's carter for his reward for half a year last, 5s.
Total £4 8s. 8d.
Total this week £80 29s. [sic] 2d.

295. Total of the year
Total of wages £330 6½d.
Item of all tides/tidemen £24 13s. 2d.
Item of purchases 145 16s. 1d.
Item of resolutions [of quit-rent] £15 18s. 9½d.
Item of the chapel £37 1d.
£554 8s. 8d.

[p. 498] Item for a load of faggots 10 [sic]