The Register
Accounts and memoranda, 1443-56 (40-61)

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'The Register: Accounts and memoranda, 1443-56 (40-61)', Parish Fraternity Register: Fraternity of the Holy Trinity and SS. Fabian and Sebastian (parish of St. Botolph without Aldersgate) (1982), pp. 18-38. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64564 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Accounts and Memoranda, 1443–56 (40–61)

40. (fn. 1) [f. 24] These ben þe resseites and þe exspences of þe breþerhode of Trinite in þe chirche of Seint Botulph with oute Alderichegate of London' as for þe full of twoo ȝere by Geffrey Sprottysburgh' and Richard Elmyslee þat ys to say froo the fest of Seint John Baptyste þat ys to seye þe Natiuite in þe xxjti ȝere of Kyng Harry þe vjte unto þe same fest of Mydsomer in þe xxiijto ȝere of oure saied Kyng [24 June 1443–24 June 1445] for ye full receites of twoo ȝere.

Resseytes of þe rent

Fyrst for þe rent of ij ȝere of Wylliam Wylkyns for þe Sarresyn Head payng by ye ȝere liij s. iiij d.v li.vj s.viij d.
Summav li.vj s.viij d.
Costes of þe plee of þe Sarrysyn Hed querofe þay pray allowance
Fyrst (fn. 2) payed to Burgoyne to be of oure counceyle and to Wangford' þe xxviij daye of Jannuary þe xxiijti ȝer of Kyng Harry þe vjto [28 Jan. 1445] by þe byddyng of my master Cawode and of Thomas Smyth' and of many oþer of þe same bretherhedxiij s.iiij d.
Item payed to Robert Valence clerk for þe copye of a wrytteviij d.
Item spent vppon þe quest after þe verdite was ȝeue in Bredstrete and in Goter lanev d.ob.
Item ȝeuen to Wangford' by counceyle of Thomas Smyth' on Seint Mathie euen whan þe verdite was retorned in to Chekervj s.viij d.
Item for to recorde attornee in Chekyrviij d.
Item for þe copye of a wrytte in þe Chekyrviij d.
Item to Thomas Thorpp' for to entree þe plee a record in þe Chekyriij s.iiij d.
Item to Burgoyne for þe making of þe plee by þe byddyng of Thomas Smyth'vj s.viij d.
Item for þe copye of a patentvj d.
Item for þe copye of þe officeviij d.
Item for anoþer copye of a offyce for to take Vampageviij d.
Item payed to Wangford' on Holy Rode daye by T. Smyth' counceylevj s.viij d.
Item payed to Burgoyne þe Friday after Seint Botulphe day in þe presence of Mordon'vj s.viij d.
Item for a copye of þe plee to Thomas Thorpp' clerkij s.
Item payed to þe Dene, Clerk of Seint Martyns, for a copye of þe procreacionij s.
Item payed to Burgoyne clerk for iij byllesiij s.
Item payed to Wangford' in Westmysterhall' on Seint Talbon' day afforne Myddsomer by þe byddyng of Thomas Smythevj s.viij d.
Item payed to Thorpp' clerkes for þe entree of þe pleexx d.
Item payed to Moile þe kyngis sergaunt by Wangford' counceileiij s.iiij d.
[f. 24b] Item to Vampage þe kyngis attorne by þe assent of our counceyle in þe presence of John Leycestervj s.viij d.
Item ȝeuen to Thomas Thorpp' by þe handes of William Saundris on Seint Thomas day þe Martervj s.viij d.
Item spent in bote hire for my master Thorpp'iij d.
Item spent on our counceyle in dyuerse tymes at þe tavernexxvij d.
Item vppon bote hir for þe kyngis attornee at ij tymesiiij d.
Item vppon bote hir at iiij sondrye tymes for our counceyleix d.
Item spent for a copye of ij chartris for Master Richarde Barnetviij d.
Item payed to Marchalles of þe Chekyr for her feesviij d.
Item payed to Thorpp' for a copye of þe record and j wrytte of delyueraunceiij s.x d.
Item payed to Thorpp' clerkke for þe wrytingxij d.
Item payed to Wylliam Saundris oure attorne in þe Cherkir for iij termesiiij s.iiij d.
Summaiiij li.xiij s.viij d.ob.
41. Item (fn. 3) resseyuid of Mathew Feld' and of John Gambon' for ij ȝere for ye rent off ye hous agaynes ye chirch of Seint Botulph' paying by ȝere xxx s.iij li.
Summaiij li.
Costes of Mathew Feld' houce þat is to say ye hous byforesaide paide for rent and reparacion for ij ȝere aforesaide
Fyrst to Powles for quyte rentxxxvj s.
Item for viij bordes of waynescoteiij s.iiij d.
Item for þe sawyng of þe same bordesviij d.
Item for caryage and waruage of þe same bordeiiij d.ob.
Item for a barre and for leggesxxij d.
Item for nayles for þe wyndowesxx d.
Item to William Moore for þe yrin werk and for lokkis and for keyesv s.
Item for a lode of sandevj d.
Item for CCCC and a half of tyleij s.ix d.ob.
Item for iij rooffes tyles and for tyle pynnesiiij d.
Item for roffes nayle and oþer nayleiiij d.ob.
[f. 25] Item to James Tyler for viij dayes and halfv s.viij d.
Item to a laborer vj dayesij s.ix d.
Item to Thomas Walker for v dayesiij s.ix d.
Summaiij li.v s.ob.
Item (fn. 4) resseyuid of Jelyan Sampson' for þe houce þat sche duellyþ in for þe terme of ij ȝere afore saidexl s.
Summaxl s.
Reparacions don on þe same houce in ye same ij ȝere
Fyrst for legges for wyndowes and tymber for a steyrevij d.
Item for all maner nayle to þe wyndowis and steyrevj d.
Item to a carpenter for a daye hirviij d.ob.
Item to a tyler for certayne stuffe and for a day hir for his man takyng by ye day his manxij d.
Item for pauyng aȝen þe same houce and for a lode stone with þe caryageiij s.
Item for ij lode gravell for þe sameix d.
Item for vj teys pauyngiiij s.j d.
Item for half hundred and ix fote of pentyse bord and for a quarter to make crepullis ofiij s.
Item for nayle for þe same pentycev d.
Item to a carpenter for o dayeviij d.ob.
Summaxiiij s.ix d.
42. Resseites of Richard Frye houce in þe Barbycan of ij ȝere aforesaidetr
Of þe fyrst ȝere ressuyuid
xx s.
Item resseyuid for þe seconde ȝer videlicet de incremento iij s. iij d. (fn. 5) hoc annoxxiij s.iiij d.
Summaxliij s.iiij d.
Costes of reparaciones for þe same houce in þe same ij ȝere
Fyrst payed to John White tymber monger for xxxij fote of tymber euery fote ij d. ob.
Summavj s.viij d.
Item payed to þe same White for evese bordxij d.
[f. 25b] Item payed to White for viijc of hort lathev s.iiij d.
Item for C of beche lathevj d.
Item for iijM (fn. 5) and a half of roffes nayleij s.xj d.
Item for x peny nayle vj peny nayle v peny naile and iiij peny naylexiiij d.
Item for M (fn. 5) M (fn. 5) and j half of spriggxx d.
Item for a busschell and j pecke of tyle pynnesvij d.ob.
Item for ij lode sandexij d.
Item for v lode lymev s.x d.
Item for a lode lomeiiij d.
Item for M (fn. 5) of Newnton' tylevj s.iiij d.
Item for M (fn. 5) and a half and C of donwyche tylevj s.viij d.ob.
Item for xj roff tylesxj d.
Item payed to Broke tyler for x dayes and a halfvj s.viij d.ob.
Item payed to ij laborers for x dayes and her minenyensiiij s.vij d.
Item payed to Thomas Walter carpenter for iij dayesij s.j d.ob.
Item payed to John Marcus tyler for xij dayesvj s.vj d.
Item payed to a laborer ij dayesvij d.ob.
Item payed to a noþer laborer with John Tyler iij dayesxvj d.ob.
Item payede to William Moore for xxjlb of yryn werkiij s.v d.
Item to a plommer for lb. and j half of soudir and werkmanschippix d.
Item for a new corve for þe well and þe makyngviij d.
Summaiij li.vij s.x d. (fn. 6)
43. Resseytes of þe Fawcon'
Resseyuid of þe Fawcon' for þe same ij ȝer yt is to saye payng by ye ȝere iij li.
vj li.
Summavj li.
Reparaciones of þe Fawcon' in ye saide ij ȝere
Fyrst for a hose for þe massche fattexij d.
Item for a wortte colonder and ale colenderxviij d.
Item payed to Parker for werkmanschipp for tyle lyme and sandeij s.vj d.
Item to þe same Parker for werkmanschypp of a towell of a prevy half hundir tyle sande and lymexj d.ob.
[f. 26] Item for caryage in and oute of þe tappe trowe to þe plomer houcevj d.
Item for gystes for þe tappe trowev d.
Item for vj peny nayle and lede naylej d.ob.
Item payed to Thomas Walter for settyng of þe tappe troweiiij d.
Item for þe castyng of CCC and j quartron of olde lede and C and xiiij lb. of new lede for þe same tappe trowexvj s.viij d.
Item for bordes for þe maungerv d.
Item for iij bordes moo for þe maunger and oþer places of þe houcevj d.
Item for þe formyng of þe prevyxvij s.viij d.
Item for quartron of borde for þe same preuy and xiij fotexj d.
Item for a carpenter for þe makyng of þe sameviij d.ob.
Item for nayle for þe same preuyiiij d.
Item for CCCC tyleij s.iiij d.
Item for half a lode sandeiij d.
Item for a lode of lyme saffes a sackexij d.
Item for roff nayle and iiij peny nayleij d.
Item for pavyng tyleij d.
Item for a tyler iiij dayesij s.ij d.
Item for a laborer iiij dayesxxij d.
Item for a tonne to make of water fattes and for þe caryage of þe sameij s.xj d.
Item for a newe myll stone warvage and caryageiiij s.ix d.ob.
Item for lengthyng of þe myll spyndyllvj d.
Item to John þe myll pecker for dressyng and hewyng of þe same stoneij s.ij d.
Item for a stresse take by þe wardmote questiiij d.
Item payed to Thomas Ayle for ij schopes and j massche schouyll and for nayle and mendyng of þe wyndowexvj d.
Item payed by þe handes of Thomas Ayle for a plate for þe myllx d.
Item for a rothir for þe same houcexx d.
Item (fn. 7) payd to Thomas Smythe for costes done aboute feffement of þe same houcexl d.
Item for brede and ale spent at þe feffementiiij d.
Summaiij li.x s.viij d.ob. (fn. 8)
44. [f. 26b] Resseytes of casueltees for ij ȝer yat is to say ye saide ij ȝere
Fyrst resseyuid for þe fyrst ȝer for sepulcre lyȝth
xxij s.iiij d.
Item receptus for þe seconde ȝer for þe sepulcre lyȝthxxiij s.v d.
Item resseyuid of John Joyexliij s.iiij d.
Item resseyuid of Thomas Smyth'xxxiij s.iiij d.
Item resseyuid of John Gorney (xviij s.)xx s.
Item receptus of Johannes by questvj s.viij d.
Item resseyuid in all for wast of torchys of dyuerse pepyllxxvj s.(vj d.)
Item (fn. 9) forgeven by þe dene of Powles in quyte rent of Mathew Feld' houcexviij s.
Item of ye clothe bought for ye hodes of ye brotherhed yt is to say xl ȝerdes precij virge iiij s. ij d. whereof inencresce to ye brotherhede wasxx s.
Item of ye gift off Richarde Elmesleyxx s.
Summaxj li.xiij s.jd.
45. Obites for bothe ye forsaide ȝeris and payementez to þe prest
Fyrst payed to þe prest for his salerue for a ȝer and j half with his hode to Sir Harry Whetenale
x li.v s.vj d.
Item for þe obites of John a Bathe for ij ȝer euery ȝere ij s. ix d. summav s.vj d.
Item for þe obites of John Mason' for ij ȝer euery ȝer xlj d. summavj s.x d.
Item for þe obites of John Bradmore for ij ȝere euery ij s. ix d. summav s.vj d.
Item payed for þe wast and þe makyng of þe sepulcre lyȝth bothe ȝeresxix s.viij d.
Item for þe makyng of þe braunche byforne þe Trinite and þe wast of vj lb. in ij ȝereiij s.vj d.
Item for þe makyng of þe twoo tapris xij lb. xij tymes made in twoo ȝer þe wast comythe to viij lb. summaiiij s.iiij d.
Item for iiij torches of iijxx lb. and iij lb. þe lb. vj d. summaxxxj s.vj d.
Item for þe fyrst ȝer v lb. of talowe candyllvij d.ob.
Item for þe seconde ȝer v lb. of talow candyllvj d.qa
[f. 27] Item for þe mendyng of ij vestmentez and þe wasschyng of ij aubesvj d.
Item for þe makyng clene of þe candelstyckesj d.ob.
Item for þe copying of Thomas Smyth acounptesxij d.
Item payed to John Bysschoppe clerk for þe kepyng of þe sepulcre lyȝth twoo ȝerxij d.
Item for wryting and garnysschyng of þe table of þe bretherhedviij d.
Item for þe mendyng of þe baner clothesiij d.
Item to Mathew Feld' for arewardxvj d.
Item payed to Powles for quyte rent for þe half ȝer of Thomas Smyth'ix s.
Summaxiiij li.xvij s.v. d.qa (fn. 10)
quarterage of bothe ȝeres
R . . . et vxor eius
ij s. (fn. 11)

46. Quarterage receyued of bothe ȝeris byforsaide comynge in bye ye forsaide Geffray and Richard that ys to wete from the fest of Trynyte Sonday in the xxj ȝer vnto the fest of Trynyte Sonday in the xxiij ȝer [23 June 1443–23 May 1445].

The dene of Seint Martynsxij d.
Sir William Valenceiiij d.
Roberte Cauwode and his wyfij s.
The prior of Seint Bartolmewisxij d.
Sir Thomas Levesamij s.
Sir Nichollas Kyllesxij d.
Sir Harry Markamij s.
Sir William Luton'xij d.
Sir Richard Tannerij s.
Sir Harry Whetenaleij s.
Sir Elis of Seint Bartylmewesij s.
Sir Thomas Banbery of þe samex d.
Sir Thomas Felmeshamxvj d.
William Flete gentylmanxij d.
Sir John Byron' knygthij s.
Gylbert Parre squierij s.
Thomas West squierij s.
William Caloweij s.
John Trouȝthbek squyeriij s.iiij d.
John Gorney squier
Thomas Broketij s.
Thomas Palmerij s.
Isabell Yoo þe wyff of Nycholas Yooxij d.
John Gloucesterij s.
John Santton'ij s.
Thomas Ryngston'xxj d.
John Leycesterxxxij d.
John Byrnumxl d.
John Byrnum aȝenxij d.
Item John Byrnum aȝenxx d.
William Sawndrisij s.
Richarde Fordexviij d.
Bartylmew Wyllesdon'ij s.
John Besyngbyij s.
John Wyllysdon'ij s.
Thomas Toroldeij s.
Willyam Multon'xx d.
William Multon'xij d.
John Murdon'ij s.
John Salterij s.
Thomas Smythe
John Joyeij s.
[f. 27b] John Browne couperij s.
Harry Sowthwell'ij s.
Thomas London'ij s.
John Whelerij s.
Thomas Bereij s.
William Mooreij s.
John at Wodeij s.
William Nasyng for j ȝerxij d.
John Olyff'xxj d.
William Wylkynsxxj d.
Sellam maltemanij s.
Richard Preston' maltmanij s.
John Walpolexxj d.
John Cocke drouerij s.
William Emerye masonij s.
Harry Daukynij s.
Richard Foke maltmanij s.
Sthephen Richard'xvj d.
Richard Soylexvj d.
Richard Carewareynevj d.
Johannes de Telaxx d.
Sthephanne Honorexx d.
Emound Hogon' maltmanij s.viij d.
Harry Fraunklean'ij s.
Nicholas Walton'xvj d.
John Lucasxij d.
Thomas Wackeij s.
John Boston'ij s.
Thomas Deyneij s.
John Lyncoll'ij s.
Richard Fryeij s.
Wylliam Fosterxij d.
John Ederychexviij d.
William Person'xviij d.
Thomas Aylexij d.
Mychaell Carpenterij s.
Robert Elysij s.
Mathew Feldexxj d.
Phylypp Neleij s.
Hugh Richeij s.
John Elys sadillerij s.
Richard Rydamij s.
Robert Whyteij s.
John Whyteij s.
Reynold Nycholasij s.
Andrew Sutton' clerkexij d.
Wylliam Spencerij s.
Patrycke Whiteiiij d.
Jonet Wyllysdon'ij s.
Pernell Barnabeij s.
Barow ys wyffxx d.
Agneys Stryplondeij s.
Manut Eweniij d.
Roger Gerard'xvj d.
Wyllyam Nuttkynxij d.
Richard Dokettij s.
John Wyramij s.
Thomas Newportxv d.
William Cocke at þe Bellexij d.
Thomas Hopkynxij d.
Of Comfortes wyffxij d.
Of Lawdorxij d.
Thomas Myllexij d.
Summa totalisviij li.xviij s.ix d. (fn. 12)

47. [f. 28] This is the acount as for the thred yere thatt ys to sey from Mydsomer in the xxiij yere off Kyng Harry the vjto vnto Mydsomer in the xxiiij yere off owr seyd Kyng [24 June 1445–24 June 1446] of the for seid Jefferay Sprottesburgh' and Recherd Elmyssle of the seid brederhed off the Trinyte in the parysse off Seint Botulfe witt vtt Aldrysgatt. The receytes off ye same ȝere receyued by ye saide Geffrey and Richard.

Fryst resseuyd of William Wilkyng' for a yere rentliij s.iiij d.
Item resseuyd off the Fawcon' off the hoppe for a yere rentiij li.
Item resseuyd off the hows thatt Mathow Feld' is in for a yere rentxxx s.
Item fore the hows thatt Jelyon Sanson' dwelt in for a yere rentxx s.
Item for the hows thatt Rechertt Fry dwelt in for a yere rentxxiij s.iiij d.
Item resseuyd off the fest off Ester for the lyght of the sepulkyre in the sam yerexxiij s.
Summa totalisx li.ix s.viij d.

48. The paymentz made by ye saide Geffrey and Richard in ye same ȝere

Item payd for his salery in the sam yere to Sir Harry the brederys prystex marcas
Item payd for the obbytt off John o Bayth in the sam yereij s.vij d.
Item payd for the obbitt off John Mason'iij s.v d.
Item for the obbit of John Bradmor'ij s.ix d.
Item for whyt rent to Pollis for a holl yerexviij s.
Item payd for vj lb. wax to maintayning the ij tapers for the awter of the brederhodiij s.vj d.
Item for the makyng iijxx lb. and xviij to sepulkyr lyghtvj s.
Item for the wast ther off thatt ys to sey the pris off the lb. vij d.iij s.vj d.
Item for v lb. candyll to the morn massevj d.qa
Item payd to John Wyrom and to his vnder clerk for kepyn off the sepulkir lyghtv d.ob.
Item for makyng off the branche o the Trinyte
Item for ij lb. and dj. newe wax pris the lb. vij d. the som of all ys—the branch makyng and allxxj d.
Item for wassyng off a nawbej d.
Item for a per candyllstikes scovryngesj d.
Item for a clansyng syve to the Fawcon'vj s.viij d.
Item payd for dyuers reparacions of John Parkers hows att the Fawcon'xij d.
Summa totalisix li.iij s.vij d.ob. qa

49. [f. 28b] Quarteragh of the thred ȝere receyued by ye saide Geffrey and Richarde from the fest of Trynyte Sonday in the xxiije ȝere vnto the fest of Trynyte Sonday in the xxiiij ȝere [23 May 1445–12 June 1446].

Sir Richertt Caudr' dene of Seynt Martinsxij d.
Sir Nicoles Gilles
Sir Thomas Leuyshamxij d.
Sir Richerd Tanner'xij d.
Sir Hery Marcamxij d.
Sir Hery Wetnall'xij d.
Sir Thomas Felmeshamxij d.
Sir John Biron' knyghtxij d.
Gilbertus Par'xij d.
Thomas West sweerxij d.
John Turbek sweerxij d.
John Gurney sweerxij d.
Item William Tendall' harowd (fn. 13) xij d.
Miles Par'xx d.
Robertus Cawod'
John Santon'
John Glouceter'
William Saunder'
Richerd Foord'
Thomas Ryngston'
Bertholemew Willysdon'
John Besenby
Thomas Tirold'
John Leyceter
John Moordon'
John Salter'
Herry Sutweell'
John Brown'
John Byrum
William Multon'
John Joye
Thomas Ber'
John Benete
John Wheler'
Thomas London'
John Walpowle
Thomas Wake
William Moor'
John Boston'
Thomas Deyne
Michell Carpenter
John Lyncole
Robertt Elys
Robertt Whitt
Hewe Riche
William Selam
Richerd Hertilpowll'
Stewyn Richerd'
Nicoles Walton'
Harry Frankeleyn'
Phelippe Neell'
William Emery
Richertt Soylle'
John Willysdon'
William Wilkyn'
William Heysteed'
Notkyng'
xij d. (fn. 14)
[£2. 16s. 8d.]

50. [f. 29] This is the a counte of Richard Elmysley and Geffrey Sprottisburgh' fro the fest of the Nat[ivity] of Seynt John Baptist the xxj ȝere of reyng of Kyng Harry the vjte [24 June 1443] vnto the fest of Seynt Michell the Archangel the xxvti ȝere of the reyng of the seyd Kyng [29 Sept. 1446] be the whiche said acounte the said Richard and Geffrey be in a rereage (fn. 15) of x li. alle thynge to be accompted accompted and allowable allowed.

This a counte is made the xxj day of Januar[y] the xxv ȝere of the reyng of Kyng Harri a boue said [21 Jan. 1447] be for Thomas Smyth maister of the bretherehede of the Trinte Richard Elmysley and John Walpole beyng wardens of the said bretherede. Also Thomas London John Benet that tyme beyng wardens of the chirche of Seynt Botolf with owt Aldrichgate of London' and byfore John Joy, John Byrom' and other of ye saide bretherhede.

Summa (fn. 16) off all maner of resseytes by Richard Emmesley and Geffrey Sprottesbroke resseyued from the fest off the Natyuyte of Seint John Baptist in the xxj ȝere of the regne of Kyng Harry the vjte [24 June 1443] vnto the the [sic] fest of Seynt Michell in the xxvti ȝere of the said Kyng [29 Sept. 1446], amounte therto the some of lviij li. vj s. vij d. ob. in the space of iij ȝere and a quarter. Wher off ys paid by the said Richard and Geffrey for prestis hir, for reparacions, for costis on the Trynyte Sonday and on the eun . . . in the foresaid iij ȝere and a quarter, for mete and drynk and stately clothes, mynstrelles, syngers, diuers reparacions of housyng and for other diuers costes nedfull for the said bretherhod and for ple of the place called the Sarrasynes Hed Summa xlviij li. iiij s. vij d. ob. wher off they aske alowaunce and ben alowed. So that ther remaynes in their handes x li. ij s. off the which the said Richard and Geffrey ben chargede by this accompt made the xxj day Janyu' in the xxv ȝere off the regne of Kyng Harry the vjte [21 Jan. 1447] in presence of William Southecote, John Byrom', John Santon', John Joye, John Willesdon', Thomas Smyth', John Salter' and othere diuers persones of the said bretherhod.

51. [f. 29b] Elecciones faccas die Jouys xvjto die Nouembris anno regno Regis Henrici vjti xxvjto [16 Nov. 1447] per et in presencia et cetera

Johannis Mordon
Johannis Willesdon'
Johannis Joye
Johannis Broune cowper
Thome London'
Thome Ayley
Galffridi Sprottesborow
Roberti Elyce
Henrici Southewell'
Ricardi Carwaryn'
Thome Beer'
Thome Wak'
domini Henrici Marcam' clerici
Johannis atte Wod'
Ricardi Straunge
Willelmi Moor
Johannis Lyncoln'
Thome Deyne

Quo die Johannes Joye eleccus est magister et Ricardus Emmesley et Johannes Walpole custodes fraternitatis sancte Trinitatis in ecclesia Sancti Botulphi extra Aldrichegate suburbijs London'.

52. Be hit remembred that Richard Emmesley and John Walpole wardeyns of the bretherhode of the Trynyte and of Seintes Fabyan and Sebastian, foundyd in the parishe chirche of Seint Botulph with owten Aldrichegate of London', haue trewly made their accompt the ije day of Janyu' in the ȝere of Our Lord Jhesu Crist M (fn. 17) iiijc xlviijti [2 Jan. 1449] and in the ȝere of the regne of Kyng Harry the vjte aftir the conquest the xxvijti ȝere off all maner off resseytes and expences had and done from the fest of Seint Michell the Arcaungell in the ȝere of Our Lord abouen said M (fn. 17) iiijc xlvjti [29 Sept. 1446] in the ȝere of the regne of the Kyng abouensaid the xxvti ȝere vnto the fest of Seint Michell aforesaid in the ȝere of Our Lord before saud M (fn. 17) iiijc xlviij [29 Sept. 1448] and in the ȝere of the regne of the Kyng beforesaid the xxvijti by the space off full ij ȝere in presence of John Byrom [f. 30] maystere of the said bretherhod, Thomas Wak and Stephan Richard' wardeyns atte the same day chosen, Thomas Smyth', John Joye, John Leycestre, John Benet, John Broun' cowper, William Moor, Harry Daukyn', Thomas Theyne, William Wylkyn, John atte Wod', Thomas Ayle and Sir Harry Markham prest baryng wytnesse of this accompt. So that ther ys due owyng to the said Richard Emmesley and John Walpole

xlv li. xij s. x d. ob.

Off (fn. 17) the which was paid as hit appereth that ys for to say rebated in their owne hondes in the arrerages of their accompt as for the tyme that they stoden rentgaderers of certein lyuelode longyng to the said bretherhod as hit apperith vnderneth in this same leeff by their accompt Summa vj li. xvij s. vj d. qa

Item in money to theym paid by the honde of Thomas Smyth'v li.
Item in money to theym paid by John Leycestrexx li. (fn. 18)
Item for a chest bought of Thomas Wak and Stephan Richard'v s.
Summa. So dew to the said Richardxiij li.x s.iiij d.qa

53. Be hit remembred that Thomas Wak' and Stephen Richard' wardeyns of the bretherhode of the Trynyte Seintes Fabyan and Sebastian founded in parisshe of Seint Botulph with owten Alrichegate of London' haue trewly made theyr accompt the ij day of Janyu' in the xxviijti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [2 Jan. 1450] of all maner of resseytes and expences had and don from the fest of Seint Michell the Arcaungell in the xxvijti ȝere of the said Kyng [29 Sept. 1448] vnto the fest of Seint Michell in the xxviijti ȝere of the Kyng [29 Sept. 1449] by the full space of a hooll ȝere in. By the whiche rekenyng and accompt ther ys founden dewe to the said Thomas and Stephan Summa 1 s. xj d.

In presence of Thomas Smyth', John Leycestre, Thomas London', John Broun' cowper, Richard May, Robert Elyce, William Wylkyn', Richard Emmesley, John atte Wod', Thomas Ayle and John Baudewyn'.

Be hit remembred that the day and ȝere beforesaid in the same presence Richard Emmesley and John Walpole rentgaderers of the bretherhode of the Holy Trynyte beforesaid hauen trewly made their accompt as for all maner of resseytes and payementes by theym resseyued and paid in all the tyme of the accompt beforesaid. So that the said Richard and John Walpole ben founden in arrerages by the said accompt in the somme of vj li. xvij s. vj d. ob. (fn. 19)

54. [f. 30b] Be hyt remembred the iiij day of Janyu' in the xxixti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [4 Jan. 1451] Thomas Wak' and Stephen Richard' wardeyns of the bretherhode of the Holy Trynyte Seyntes Fabyan and Sebastyan founded in the parrissh chirche of Seynt Botulph with owten Aldrichegate of London' hauen trewly made their accompt from the fest of Seint Michell the Arcaungell in the xxviijti ȝere of our Kyng [29 Sept. 1449] beforesaid vnto the said fest of Seynt Michell the Arcaungell in the xxixti ȝere of the said kyng [29 Sept. 1450] by the space of a holl ȝere of all maner of resseytes and payementes by theym resseyued and payd so that by the sayd accompt the sayd Thomas and Stephan ben founden in arerages vnto the said bretherhode of the somme of xxxvij s. ix d. qa. In presence of Thomas Smyth', John Joye, John Leycestre, Thomas London', Thomas Theyne, Laurence Beek', Richard May, Robert Elyce, John Cook', Richard Emmesley, John Broun' cowper, and John Baudewyn' tyler.

55. [f. 31] Anno xxixmo Henrici vjti [1 Sept. 1450–31 Aug. 1451].

Be hit remembred that the v day of Janyu' in the xxxti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [5 Jan. 1452] Thomas Wak and Stephen Richard' wardeyns of the bretherhod of the Holy Trynyte Seyntes Fabyan and Sebastyan founded in the paryssh chirche of Seynt Botulph with owten Aldrichegate of London' hauen trewly made theyr accompt from the fest of Seynt Michell the Arcaungell in the xxixti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [29 Sept. 1450] vnto the said fest of Seint Michell the Arcaungell in the xxxti ȝere of the said Kyng [29 Sept. 1451] by the space of a hooll ȝere of all maner of resseytes and payementis by theym so resseyued and paid. So that by the said accompt ther ys founden dewe vnto the said Thomas Wak' and Stephen Richard the somme of vj li. xv s. x d. owyng to the sayd Thomas and Stephen. In the presence of Thomas Smyth', John Leycestre, John Joye, Richard Emmesley, Sir Harry Markham, Robert Elyce, William Wylkyn', Richard May, Roger Wellys, Thomas Ayley, John Broun' cowper, John Cook' tailour, Thomas Theyne and Laurence Beek' carpenter.

Be hit had in mynd that in the ȝere of Our Lord Jhesu Crist M (fn. 20) CCCC ljti and in the ȝere of the regne of Kyng Harry the vjte the [sic] aftir the conquest the xxxti ȝere accomptes was made the vte day of Janyu' in the ȝere beforesaid [5 Jan. 1452]. The which accompt was trewly fynysshed and fully engrossed by John Joye mayster, Thomas Wak and Stephen Richard' that tyme wardeyns accomptauntes in the presence Thomas Smyth', John Leycestre, Richard Emmesley, Sir Harry Markham prest, Robert Elyce, William Wylkyn', Richard May, Roger Wellys, Thomas Ayle, John Broun' cowper, John Cook' taylour, Thomas Theyne and Lawrence Beek' carpenters, [f. 31b] for all maner of resseytes don and had and expences vnto the fest of Seynt Michell the Arcaungell last passed before the day and ȝere beforesayd [29 Sept. 1451]. And than hit ys accorded by the avyce and presence beforesaid that Thomas Wak' before wretyn and Richard Emmesley shullen ocupie as wardeyns as for the ȝere folowyng, from the fest of Seynt Mychell beforesayd vnto the said fest of Seynt Michell in the xxxjti ȝere of the said kyng [29 Sept. 1452] and the saide Thomas and Richard Emmesley shullen resseyue all the rentes comyng vnto the said bretherhode from the fest of Seynt Michell before this accompt made and had vnto the fest of Seint Michell than next comyng with all maner of other profites to the said bretherhode comyng or belongyng in eny wise and ther of for to make and ȝeld due accomptes euery ȝere from this tyme foreward [unto] the day of accompt by the ordynaunce purveyed and ordeyned. So that the said wardeyns and their successours wardeyns shullen euermore from this tyme foreward accompt for the terme of the latter Mighelmesse of the ij Mighelmesses in theyr accompt named and specefied and nat for the first Mighelmesse ner for non of the profites ner reuenues ther of comyng, but only of the arrerages before theyr accompts don and had.

56. [f. 32] Anno xxxmo Regis Henrici sexti [1451–2].

Johannes Joye, magister
Thomas Wak'custodes
Ricardus Emmesley

Be hit remembred that the v day of Janyu' in the xxxjti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [5 Jan. 1453] Thomas Wak' and Richard Emmesley wardeynes of the bretherhod of the Holy Trynyte Seyntes Fabyan and Sebastian founded in the parisshe chirche of Seynt Botulph with owten Aldrichegate of London' hauen trewly made their accompt as well of all maner of resseytes of rentes quarterages and casueltes to the same bretherhode belongyng as of all maner of reparacions costis and payementes by theym don and made from the fest of Seint Michell the Arcangell in the xxxti ȝere of Kyng Harry the vjte [29 Sept. 1451] vnto the said fest of Seynt the Arcangell in the xxxjti ȝere of the said Kyng [29 Sept. 1452] by the space of a hooll ȝere. So that by the said accompt ther ys founden dew to the said Thomas Wake the (fn. 20) summa of xxxiij li. viij s. iiij d. In the presence of John Joye that tyme mayster of the sayd bretherhode, Thomas Smyth', John Lecetyr', John Byrom, John Broun' cowper, Roger Welles, Stephen Rychard', Richard May, Thomas Hert, William Wylkyn', John Cook', Laurence Beek', Thomas Theyne and John Bawdewyne. In the whiche presence the sayd Thomas Wak' and Roger Welles ben wardens newe chosen for to ocupie for the next ȝere folowyng. And also ther was presented and shewed vnto the same presentes atte the sametyme by the said Thomas Wak' and Margarete his wyfe certeyne necessaries longyng to the bretherhode lyke as hit apperyth her folowyng.

Fyrst a bordclothe of werk of vij ellis and a quarter of length Item (fn. 21) an old bordclothe of werk resseyuyd of John Wrytte of . . . (fn. 22) elles Item ij playn bordclothes eythir of theym of vj ellis of length Item a short bord clothe plain of off iij ellis of iij elles [sic] of length Item an old bordclothe of werk resseyued of Richard Emmesley Item ij plain tewayles newe eyther of theym of vij elles of length Item xij pewter pottes of a sute and ij potell pottes of another sort The whyche necessaries atte tyme weren put again in the kepyng of the said Thomas Wak and Margarete his wyfe.

57. [f. 32b] Anno xxxj Henrici vjti [1452–3] (fn. 23)

John Berom' mayster Thomas Wak and Roger Welles wardens Be it rememerd the ij day of Janyu' anno regni Regis Henrici vjti xxxijo [2 Jan. 1454] that Thomas Wak and Roger Welles has made ther a compts of all that thei haue reyesyfed and peyed

Furst reyseyued off arrerag summalviij s.x d.
Item of rentxxiiij li.vij s.
Item of casweltes and of gyftesiij li.ix s.viij d.
Item of gaderyng for þe sepulcre lyttxxvij s.v d.
Item of quarteragxlij s.iij d.
Item of mone lent be John Leysetouriij li.vj s.viij d.
Summa totalis of the reyseyfte isxxxvij li.xj s.x d.in anno xxxjo
Item (fn. 24) of the peymenttes fyrste to Sir Nicholasvj li.xiij s.iiij d.
Item peyd to John Lane for olde dettviij li.
Quite rent and anuates (fn. 25) iij li.xviij s.iiij d.
Item obyttesxxix s.
Item wax bowth and for makynglviij s.
Item dyuers expens
Item on Trinite Sondayxiij s.iiij d.
Item in potacionsiij s.
Item for gaderyng of þe rent and wrytyng and makyng of þe accomptxx s.
Item of all other expens as it a perys be the accompts made peyd for pleyes in the courte and wryttes and other dyuers expens and peymentesxxxvj s.iiij d.
Item in reparacionv li.xviij s.ij d.
Item vacacions (fn. 26) vj li.iij s.ij d.
Item of the arreragix s.vj d.
Summa totalis of all the peymenttes and dyscharg isxxxix li.ij s.vj d.ob (fn. 27)

And so ther is dew to Thomas Wak and Roger Welles xxx s. iiij d. (fn. 28)

And so the seyd Roger and Thomas be chosyn wardens for þe next yere be Robert Cawod', John Berom' mayster, John Leysetour, John Joye, John Brown', Richard May, Robert Elys, Thomas Hart, John Coke, Thomas Bernerd', Thomas Teyn', Lavrans Beke, William Wylkyn', John Bawdwyn', Petrus Kyng'.

58. [f. 33] Anno xxxijo Henrici vjti [1453–4].

Johannes Berom' magister

Thomas Wak'custodes
Rogerus Wellys

Be it rememerd the ijo daye of Janyu' anno regni Regis Henrici vjti xxxiij [2 Jan. 1455] that Roger Welles and Thomas Wake has made ther a compts of all thei haue reyseyfed and peyed furst

Reyseyued of arreragvj s.ij d.
Item of rent as it aperis be a rentall summaxxiiij li.vij s.
Item of casweltes and gyftes of Jone Matene and other as it a peis be the roll of a compts summavij li.vij s.vj d.ob.
Item for the sepulcrelyte summaxxvj s.x d.
Item quarterage as it a peris be the roll summaxxxj s.
Summa totalis [£34 18s. 6½d.]
Dyscharge and peymentes
Furst peyed to sir Nicholas morne mesprest for a yerevij li.
Item quite rentes and anuates (fn. 29) summa as it aperis be þe roll of acomptiij li.xviij s.iiij d.
Item for obyttesxxix s.
Item for makyng of waxiiij s.vj d.
Item in mone peyd to Richard Emnesleyvj li.xiij s.iiij d.
Item to Thomas Wakevj li.xv s.viij d.
Item in expenc of pleyes and potacions and Trinite Sundayexl s.iiij d.
Item in reparacions as it a peris be the roll of acomptsxviij s.xj d.
Item in vacacions summaxlvij s.iiij d.
Item to the clerke to gader the rent, ouerse þe reparacions, wryte þe parcels, make þe compts, kepe þe pleyis at Westmynster and all other placis, for gaderyng of quarterage and count roll, þe wax for his labor for þe yerexx s.
Item cotyn candel for morne messex d.
Item in pauperiij d.
Item in arreragnihil
Item to Peris Kyng to goo owre arndesv d.
Summa totalis [£32 8s. 11d.]

And so this compt was made and hard the ij daye of Janeuer' anno supra dicto in the Fawkyn' in the presens of Robert Cawod, John Byrom' that tyme mays[ter], John Leysetour, John Joye, John Brown', John Coke, Richard Maye, Thomas Teyne, William Wylkyn', John Boston', Peris Kyng et alijs.

And so Roger Welles and Thomas Wake were chosyn wardens for the next yere foloyng be all the persons a fore seyd that were present at that a compts made and harde et cetera.

59. [f. 33b] Anno xxxiijo Henrici vjti [1454–5].

Be it rememerd the ijo daye of Janeu' anno xxxiiijo Henrici vjti [2 Jan. 1456] that Roger Welles and Thomas Wake has made ther a compts of all that thei haue reyseyved and peyed to the be hooffe of the bredren of þe Hole Trinite

Furst of arreragnihil
Item of rent as it a peris be the rentall summaxxiiij li.vij s.
Item of quarterage summaxxvij s.
Item for the sepulcre lyttexxv s.v d.ob.
Item for caswelltes and gyftes summaxxx s.x d.
Summa totalis [£28 10s. 3½d.]
Furst peyd to Sir Nicholas morne messeprest summavij li.
Item quyte rentesxxv s.
Item annuate to John a Wode per annum (fn. 30) liij s.iiij d.
Item obyttysxxix s.
Item in wax makyngiiij s.v d.
Item in byyng of xij li. wax preciiiiij s.vj d.
Item peyd to Thomas Wake summav li.ij s.v d.
Item on Trinite Sondayexiij s.iiij d.
Item in potacionsiij s.iiij d.
Item in clerkyswagexx s.
Item a chest bowth prisvj s.vj d.
Item other dyuers thengys peyd as it a peris be the roll of a comptsiiij s.vij d.
Item in pleye versus William Holman' prest to men of law and wrytyng of copes of pleyis summaxxxiiij s.iiij d.
Item in reparacions as it a peris be compts summaxxxviij s.x d.
Item vacacionsl s.v d.
Item arreragij s.vj d.
Item to Petrus Kyngv s.
Item to Roger Welles for þe expens that he peyd more than resseyved in as it a peris be þe compts a fore this (fn. 31) vij s.vj d.
And soo is dew to Roger Wellesj d.ob.
Summa totalis [£27 5s.]

Sso this compts was made and harde in Arthyris Hall (fn. 32) þe ij daye of Janever anno xxxiiijo Henrici vjti [2 Jan. 1456] in presens of Robert Cawod', John Byrom' mayster, John Joye, John Brown, Richard Emmesley, Bartholomeus Wyllisdon', John Cooke, Thomas Deyn', John Broke, William Wylkyn', Robert More, Nicholas Power, John at Wode, Laurens Beke, Petrus Kyng' et alijs. And soo John Cooke and Thomas Deyne be chosyn wardens for the next yere folowyng be all þe persowns a fore seid and rehersyd at that a compts made and hard the same tyme.

60. [f. 34] Memorandum 6 die Januarij anno xxxjo Henrici vjti [6 Jan. 1453] that tyme was Roger Welles made warden of the bredern of the Hole Trinite and that tyme the bredern were in dett as it a peris here aftyr in writyng.

Furst to Thomas Smyth as it a peris be acompt and be a byll indentyd summaxiij li.xviij s.ij d.ob.
Item (fn. 33) to Richard Emmesley as it a peris be a compt in anno xxvijo Henrici vjti [1448–9] and be a byll indentyd summaxiij li.x s.iiij d.qa
Item to the same Richard as it a peris be a indentour made be twene hym and Thomas Wake for costes don on the breder of the Hole Trinite summaxlv s.x d.ob.
Item to John Lane yermonger summaviij li.
Item to John Leyset' (fn. 34) summaxiij li.vj s.viij d.
Item to Thomas Wake (fn. 35) summaxxxiij li.viij s.iiij d.
Item to Sir Henri Wetenale prestxxxiij s.iiij d.
Summa totalisiiijxx vj li.ij s.viij d. (fn. 36)
And so the seid Roger peyd and content with in the yere that he was wardeyn summaxlij li.viij s.vj d.

And so ther was nomore howyng wen the seid Roger made his last a compts ijo die Januar' anno xxxiiijo Henrici vjti [2 Jan. 1456] but as it a peris here aftyr word in wrytyn.

Furst to Thomas Smyth summaxiij li.
Item to Richard Emmesleyix li.ij s.x d.ob.
Item to John Leyset'xiij li.vj s.viij d.
Item to Thomas Wakeviij li.v s.vj d.
Summaxliij li.xv s.ob.
Item the seid Roger bowth in wax as it a peris in his acompts that was evere yere a vayle to the brederxvj s.viij d.
Summa be thre yere that he was wardenl s.
Item the seid Roger bout a chest to leye in the vestementes of the bredern þat standes in the vestre prisvj s.vj d.

Item he made a halmere in þe Trinite chapel to ley in wax bokes and rollys of a compts. Item a gret chest þat standes in the rode lofftte that i gate of John Joye and garde bynd it to ley in the charter and all other jvels. Memorandum that reparacions and pleyes com to xiij li. vij s. that was don in the tyme of þe seid Roger be syde all other gret charges and dettes as it a peris be þe a compt of the seid Roger.

61. [f. 35] Anno xxxiiijto Henrici vjti [1455–6].

This ys the accompt of John Cook and Thomas Theyne wardeyns of the bretherhode of the Holy Trynyte founded in þe chirch of Seynt Botulph with owtyn Aldrychegate of London' from þe fest of Seynt Mychell the Arcaungell in the xxxiiijti ȝere off Kyng Herry þe vjti [29 Sept. 1455] vnto þe sayd fest of Seynt Mychell the Arcaungell in þe xxxvt yere of þe sayd Kyng [29 Sept. 1456] by þe space of a hole yere.

Also they be charged with þe rent as yt apperys be a rentall summaxx(i)iij li.(v)ij s.viij d. (fn. 37)
Item quarteragexvj s.
Item resseyued of Thomas Phylip for hys entreiij s.iiij d.
Item þe sepulcre lyghtxxvj s.ij d.
Item casueltees as yt apperys by þe roll of acompt summaxiiij s.iij d.
Summa of all þe holl charge [£26 12s. 5d.] (fn. 38)
First payd to Sir Nycholasvij li.
Item quyte rentys and annuete as yt apperys be þe roll of accompt summaxxiiij s.
Item obytesxxix s.
Item for makyng of wex as yt apperys be þe comptv s.v d.ob.
Item diuers expence as yt apperys be þe compt summaxxxviij s.iij d.ob.
Item in pleys and feesv s.iiij d.
Item in reparacions as yt apperys be þe roll a compt summavij li.xj s.x d.
Item in vacacions as yt apperys be þe roll summalxv s.x d.
Item þe arrerage as yt apperys be þe roll of a comptiij li.xvj d.
Item Nycholas Thursby of arrerag v s. þe seyd Nycholas ys ded and past to God.
Summa of all þe holl dyschargexxvj li.xiij d. (fn. 39)
Item (fn. 40) of arrerag that lefte in þe hondes of John Bekkingham in anno xxxj Henrici vjti [1452–3] for iij quarters of a yer paiying a yer xlvj s. viij d.Summaxxxv s.
Wherof receyued of Dame Merget Arndell ij s. vac[acions] j septimana et djxiij d.ob.
And so rem[ains] dew to þe brethernxxxj s.x d.ob.

Footnotes

1 40–9 have been cancelled in the text and frequent alterations in a different hand from the main account suggest the work of an auditor.
2 Margin: Custus placitorum.
3 Margin: Bradmores Rent.
4 Margin: Bradmores Rent.
5 Recte iij s. iiij d.
6 Verified total: £3.7s.9d.
7 Margin: Memorandum.
8 Verified total: £3.10s.8d.
9 The sum ix li. xj s. vij d. is noted in the margin here. This would have been the total if the two deletions, xviij s. and vj d. had been allowed to stand and if the last two items had not been added.
10 Verified total: £14 17s. 4¼d.
11 Entry partly erased but appears under ultra-violet lamp to be that for Robert Cawode and his wife given in 46 below.
12 Verified total: £8 14s. 9d.
13 Chester Herald 1443 (Sir A. Wagner, The College of Arms (1963), 105).
14 Every payment following this item is xij d. and has been omitted from the transcript.
15 Arrearage here means a balance or surplus.
16 When added the total of receipts given in the text in 40–49 comes to £52 8s. 2d. and the disbursements come to £39 13s. 1½d. Verification of totals revealed only small discrepancies.
17 This para, appears to have been added later. The total, with a minor difference, is presumably the sum referred to in 53.
18 Possibly a loan, see 123.
19 See 52, n. 1.
20 Margin: Memorandum. There are a number of alterations to this total, the sum here transcribed being the latest.
21 Entry added at foot of page and arrowed to second place.
22 Blank in MS.
23 The accounts in 57–61 are arranged in a continuous narrative in the text but have been tabulated in the transcript for convenience.
24 Margin: Prest hyre.
25 See 59, n. 1.
26 i.e. the amount allowable while tenements stood empty.
27 Verified total £39 2s. 2d.
28 This sum is produced if the total of receipts is subtracted from the verified total of disbursements given in n. 5 above.
29 See 59, n. 1.
30 See 111, 112.
31 See 57.
32 In Long Lane (see 104).
33 See 52.
34 See 52.
35 See 56.
36 Verified total £86 2s. 9¼d.
37 The sum originally stated, xxiiij li. vij s., was the normal rent.
38 Total not given.
39 Correct total if the 5s. to Nicholas Thursby is not included.
40 This final paragraph is in a different hand from the rest of the page. See 57 for main account.