Escheator's Accounts


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'Escheator's Accounts: 1472-3', Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean & Chapter of Wells: volume 2 (1914), pp. 94-95. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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1472–1473.: Accounts of John Hylle, the Escheator, from Michaelmas, 1472. to Michaelmas, 1473.


Obit of Stephen Morepath 10s. 0d.
Vacant prebends: Wedmore I, by the death of Dean William Witham 40l. 0s. 0d.
Dultingcote, by the death of Mr. Thomas Boleyn 15l. 5s. 0d.
Ilton, by the death of Mr. John Chedworth 13l. 11s. 8d.


To 43 persons from Wedmore I 26l. 12s. d.
deceased's portion 13l. 6s. 8d.
To 44 persons from Dultingcote 10l. 1s. 8d.
deceased's portion 5l. 1s. 8d.
To 41 persons from Ilton 8l. 5s. d.
deceased's portion 4l. 3s. 4d.
Escheator's expenses riding twice to Ilton, to let the prebend to farm 8s. 9d.
paid the farmer for a fine and for digging a ditch 12s. 11d.
Spent about the affair of Depford 8l. 1s. 3d.
Two parts of first half of a tenth of Combe I, due last year and paid, but not brought into account 3s. d.