Accounts
March 1540 - March 1542

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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66-75

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'Accounts: March 1540 - March 1542', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 66-75. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81881 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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March 1540 - March 1542

The accompte of ds Thomas Macham and Roberte Penythorne Wardens of the Parishe Churche of Saynt Martens in the ffelds by Charyng Crose in the Countie of Midd' Electe and chosen by the consent will and agrement of the hole bodie of the same p'ishe to contynew as wardens ffrome the ffeaste of the Annu'ciacion of or blessid Ladie Saynt Mare the Virgyn in the yere of or Lorde god Mlcccccxl And in the xxxjth yere (fn. 1) of the Reigne of or mooste drade Sou'aigne Lorde Henry the viijth by the grace of god kyng of Englande ffraunce and Irrelonde Deffensor of the ffaithe (fn. 2) And Supreme (fn. 3) in erthe under god of the Churche of Englond and Irrelonde, Vnto the saide ffeaste of or blessed Ladie in Anno d'm' 1542 And in the xxxiijth yere of the Reigne of or said mooste graciouse Sou'aigne Lorde, That is to saye for the space of two hoole yeres complete, As here after folowithe.

Receytes for Buryalles Obyttes and knelles for this firste yere
In p'mis receued the vijth daye of Aprell for the greate lightts and the Torches at the Buriall of Sir Richarde Combevs
Item receued at the monthis mynde of the same Sir Richarde Combeiiijd
Item receued the xiiijth daye of Maye for the greate lights and Torches at the Buriall of Master Stokwoodeiiijs
Item receued the vijth day of June for the greate lights and Torches at the buriall of Thom's Tuppiijs
Item receued the firste daye of July for the smaill lights at the buriall of Thomas, Master Hallys saru'ntiiijd
Item receued the viijth day of July for the smayll lights for a poore woman that came frome Saynt Jemesijd
Item receued the ixth daye of July for the greate lights and Torchis at the buriall of Thomas Arnoldeiiijs
Item receued for his pytt in the churchevjs viijd
Item receued for his knell of the greate bellxijd
Item receued ffor the great lights and Torches at the mounthis mynde of the said Thomas Arnoldeiiijs
Item receued the xjth day of July for the smayll lights at the buriall of Eme Barnewellviijd
Item receued at the mounthis mynde of Thomas Tuppe for the mydull lights and the Torchysviijd
Item receued at the buriall of Mother Sawcell for the Smayll lightsijd
S'm receued on ys side—xxxs
Item receued the xxvjth day of July for the mydull lights at the buriall of Thomas Croseviijd
Item receued the xth daye of August for the greate lights and the Torches for the buriall of Master wentiiijs
Item receued the xxth day of August at the buryall of Masteres Stokwoode for the greate lights and torchisiiijs
Item receued for her graue in the Chapellvjs viijd
Item for her knell of the greate bellxijd
Item receued the xth daye of September for the greate lights and the torchis and knell for Mare oodell Masteris Arnoldes doughteriiijs
Item receued for the Smayll lights at the buriall of Rob'rt wylsons Maydeijd
Item receued the xijth day of Septemb'r for the greate lights and the torchesiiijs
Item receued the xiiijth day of Septemb'r for the greate lights and the torchis at the buriall of Mighell Morren of dorh'm renttesiiijs
Item receued for his graue made in the Churchevjs viijd
Item receued for his knell of the greate bellxijd
Item receued of walter Lewyn the xvjth day of Septemb'r for the smayll lights at the buryall of his Childeijd
Item receued the viijth daye of October for the smayll lightts at the buriall of Sibrandes childeijd
Item receued the xth day of October for the smaill lights at the buryall of Henry Walkers chi[l]deijd
Item receued the xiijth day of October for the Mydull lights at the buriall of Henry wilsons s'u'nt and phelip Inn's childeviijd
Item receued the xviijth day of Octob'r for the Midull lights at the buriall of Master tillers s'u'ntxijd
Item receued the xvjth day of Octob'r for the greate lights and the torchis at the monthis mynde of Mighell Bressettiiijs
Item receued the xxth day of Octob'r for the greate lights and the torchis at the buriall of Masteris perresoniiijs
Item receued for her knell of the greate bellxijd
Item receued the xxiiijth daye of Octob'r for greate lights and torchis at the buryeng of Rauff Arnoldes father and his Motheriiijs
Item receued the xxviijth daye of October for the smaill lights at the buryall of harrysons s'u'nt oute of the vicarageijd
S'm receued on this syed—ls vjd
Item receued the xiijth day of Nouemb'r for the smaill lights at the buriall of A Crysome (fn. 4) Childe of Thomas Martensiiijd
Item receued the xiiijth day of Novemb'r for the greate lights and the Torchis at the mounthis mynde of Masteris Peressoniiijs
Item receued the xvth day of Novemb'r for the smaill lightts at the buryall of the Mayde of the Harrooiiijd
Item receued the iiijth daye of January for the greate lights and Torches at the buryall of Masteris Woodiiijs
Item receued for her knell of the greate Bellxijd
Item receued for the greate lights at Mestres woodes Monthis myndeijs
S'm—xjs viijd
S'm to'llis of alle the obittes Buryalles and knelles for this firste yereiiijli xijs ijd
The Resaytes of the buryalles obyttes and knelles ffor the seconde yere as here after followithe
In p'mis receued the xxiijth day of ffebruary for the greate lights at Master wasshes Monthis myndeiiijs
Item receued for the smayll lights at the buryall of will'm hopwoodes childeiiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights and torchis at the buryall of the goodman Bradley Keper of Dorham place (fn. 5) xijd
Item receued ffor the smayll lights at the buriall of Master grenes childeiiijd
Item receued for the small lights and torches for the goodman Kelkys cosons buriallxijd
Item receued for the greate lights Torchis and knell for doctor Stranginse (fn. 6) buriall the xvth day of Mayevs viijd
Item receued for the smayll lights for the goodman golders buryalliiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights of John Myllariiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights for the buryall of Thom's woodes childiiijd
Item receued for the greate lights and Torchis at the yeres mynde of Master Arnoldiiijs
S'm—xvijs iiijd
S'm to'llis receued on this syed—xxixs
Item receued for the smayll lights and the torches for a straunger out of the goodman pygotts howsexijd
Item receued for the smaill lights and Torchis at the buriall of henry wakers chyldevjd
Item receued for the smayll lights at the buryall of the goodman Godfreys childe.iiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights at the buryall of the goodman Hedleys saru'nt.iiijd
Item receued for the greate Lights and torchis the xxth day of July at the buryall of a gentilwoman out of the goodman pygotts howsevjs vjd
Item receued for the greate lights and the torchis at the yeres mynde of Mestres Stokwoddiiijs
Item receued for the smayll lights of the goodman pygot at the buriall of ij of his s'u'ntsvjd
Item receued for the Smayll lights at the buriall of Mother obyffeiiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights at the buryall of the goodman browne.iiijd
Item receued for the smayll lights at the buryall of the goodman Golders s'u'ntiiijd
Item receued for the smaill lights at the buryall of the good man Sibruns wyffiiijd
Item receued for the Torches and smayll Lights for the buryall of ij of Master Goodlakys saru'ntysxvjd
Item receued for the greate lights at the buryall of another (fn. 7) of Master Goodlakys saruaunttisijs iiijd
Item receued for the greate lights at the buryall of the goodman Lightlys childeijs iiijd
Item receued for the smaill lights at the buryall of Roger A leeiiijd
Item receued for the smaill lights at the buryall of ij s'u'nts of mr Goodlakysxxd
Item receued for the smaill lights at the buryall of Richard Harisons daughters childeiiijd
Item receued for the smaill lights and the Torches at the buryall of John Thomesijs
Item receued for the greate lights at the yeres mynde of olde Thom's Arnoldeiiijs
Item receued for the greate lights and the torchis at the buriall of the goodwyf dallevs
Item receued for the greate lights and torchis at the buryall of John Payneiiijs
S'm receued on this syed—xxxvijs xd
It'm receued for the smayle lights for the mydwyffs mayediiijd
Item receued for the smaill lights at the buryall of the Colermakers childevjd
Item receued for the greate lights at the Monthis myndeijs
Item receued for the greate lights and torchis at the monthis mynde of Mr Whasshe the xvj of februaryiiijs
Item for the [blank] lights and Torches for the goodwyf Burnettxiiijd
Item receued for her monthis myndeijs
S'm—viijs ijd
S'm to'llis of alle the obittes buryalles & knelles for this seconde yereiijli iijs iiijd
The gatheryng at the quarter dayes for the firste yere of this Accompte wt the money gathered for the Roodelight Sepulcre light and Pascall wt other receittes as here after ensuythe

Oure Lady Quarter

In p'mis receued on Palmsonday in the Churche of the p'issheon'sviijs ijd
Item receued on Ester day in the Churche for howselyng tokonsxvjs ijd
Item receued and gathered for the pues in the Churchevijs jd
Item receued and gathered for the Sepulcre light in the Churcheiiijs xd
Item receued for the Rode lightvs ixd

Mydsomer Quarter

Item receued for the Rood lightvijs ixd

Mighilmas quarter

Item receued for the Rood lightviijs xjd
S'm—lviijs viijd
S'm to'llis receued on this syed—iijli vjs xd

Crystemas Quarter

Item receued for the Roode lightviijs jd
S'm to'llis receued for these iiij quarters of this firste yereiijli vjs ixd
The gatheryng of the Quarter dayes for the seconde yere of this Accompte wt the money gathered on palme sondaye and for the Roode light Sepulcre pascall light and other receytes as here after ensuethe

Oure Lady day Quarter

In p'mis receued on palme sonday in the Churche of the p'issheon'svs
Item receued and gathered in the churche of the p'issheon's on Ester daye for howsellyng tokonsvjs ijd
Item receued and gathered on Ester daye in the churche for hoslyng tokonsxs
Item receued and gathered in the churche for the sepulcre lightxs viijd
Item receued and gathered in the church for the Rodelightviijs iiijd
Item receued for the morowmas of the p'issheon's wt the bequest of Mr [humfrey Cookexxxiijs

Medsomer Quarter

Item receued for the Rood light in the churchixs xd
Item receued for the Morowmas prest of the parisssheon's withe the bequest of Master humfrey Cookexxxvs xd

Mighilmas Quarter

Item receued for the Rood light in the Churcheviijs xd
Item receued for the Morowmas preste of the p'issheon's withe the bequest of Master Humfrey Cookexxxijs vijd

Cristemas Quarter

Item receued for the Rood light in the churcheviijs iiijd
Item receued for the Morowmas preste of the p'issheon's wt the bequeste of Master humfrey Cookexxiiijs viijd

Oure Lady day Quarter

Item receued for the Morowmas prest of the p'issheon's wt the bequeste of Master humfrey Cookexxxiijs iiijd
S'm to'llis receued for these .v. quarters of this yerexjli vjs vijd
S'm to'llis Receued on this syed—xjli xiiijs viijd
Geftys and bequestes and money receued ffor the Clothe for the seconde yere of this Accompte
Item receued of the bequest of Masteris wright a Chales of Siluer p'cell gylte wayngxvijvng
Item receued of the bequest of Master wright by the hands of Masteres wrightvjs viijd
Item receued of the Clarke for the Clothe (fn. 8) vjd
Item re'ued more for the Clothe by me Ro'rt Penythorneiijs ijd
S'm—xs iiijd
S'm of alle the receittes for this forsaid ij yeresxxijli. xixs. ijd
Charges payed for the churche vse in the fyrste yere of this accompte Whereof wee the forsaid wardens doo aske alowau'ce As particulerly herafter ensuythe
In p'mis paied to the Clarke for his hole yeres wages due at Cristemasxxs
Item paied to the Sextyn for his hole yeres wages due at Cristemasiiijs
Item paied to the vicar of Saynt Clementesiijd
Item paied to the glaciar for mending of the glase wyndosxd
Item paied to ix men for bearyng of the crose and ban's in the crosweke (fn. 9) ixd
Item paied for mendyng of the bawdrike of the thirde bellvd
Item paied fo xix lb' di' of bell rope at jd ob' the lb' S'mijs viijd ob'
Item paied for mending of a bell Ropejd
Item paied for bred chese and drynk at the receueng of the laste accomptexjd
Item paied for stuf and workmanship of the staires and ij pues in saynt Cuthberdes Chappellvs
Item paied for laying of the gravistons and raysyng of other stonesiiijs
Item paied for lyme and Sandxijd
Item paied to the Morowmase prest for correctyng of the Churche bokysvijs vjd
Item paid for a bronsstaf (fn. 10) to make clene the churche wtalliijd
Item paied to the plum'er for xxxij lb' of Soulder and for his labor in Sowdryng of bothe the gutters of the churchexijs
Item paied for a Rope for the Morowmaseiiijd
Item paied for a New lantren (fn. 11) (sic) for to goo before the sacramenteixd
Item paied for garnysshing of vj torchis agaynst corpiscristie dayeijs
S'm paied on this syed—iijli ijs ixd ob'
Item paied to A Tylarand his laborar for A daies worke in mendyng the churchexiiijd
Item paied for Tyell and lyme for the same workexjd
Item paied for pavyng of Mighells grave and for stuf to the samexijd
Item paied for j lb' of Talow candulljd ob'
Item paied for ij new bawdriks for the belles on Alhalondayxxd
Item paied for mendyng of a bell clapper to Master Romansxiiijd
Item paied to will'm Russell waxchaundeler for alman' of wax occupied in [the churche for this hole yere As doth appere by a bill of his owne hande writyng more at largexxvijs ijd
Item paied for another pounde of Cotton candulljd ob'
Item paied for holy and Yve at Cristemasijd
Item paied for vj lb' of Cotton Candull after jd ob' the poundeixd
Item paied to the Organmaker for his fee in lokyng to the Organs and [mendyng of themxijd
Item paied for castyng downe the Snow oute of the churche guttarsijd
Item paid for hanging vp of the litull mase bell and for make of the frame (fn. 12) and to the plom' and for all man' of stufe belong to the sameixs
Item paied for mendyng of the frame of the bellisandforstufand workmanshipiiijs viijd
Item paied for wasshing of the vestementes Surplesses and other Napre belong gyng to the Churche for this hole yere and for Skowryng of candilstikkesvjs
Item paied for palme and Singyng beredvd
Item paied for a sake of collisvd
Item paied for waching of the Sepultureijs
Item paied for pynnys and poyntesijd
Item paied for bromesiiijd
Item paied for mending of the greate bell rope two tymesijd
Item paied for mendyng of the beste Awter clothe and for curtayne Ryngsiiijd
Item paied for birche agaynst Midsom'ijd
Item paied to the goodman Cole for writyng and going wt the said wardensiiijs
Item paied for bred and drynke (fn. 13) and other necessaries at the recevyng of or [p'dissessors accompxxd
S'm pd on this sied—iijl iiijs ixd
S'm to'llis pd for this firste yere—vjli vijs vjd ob'
Charges payed for the Churche vse in the second yere of this Accompte wherof wee the forsaid wardens do aske alowaunce as p'ticulerly here after ensuythe
In p'mis payed to the morowmase preste for his .v. quarters salaryevijli xiijs
Item paied to the Clarke for his hole yeres Solariexxs
Item paied to the Sexten for his hole yeres Solarieiiijs
S'm pd—viijli xvijs
S'm to'llis pd on this sied—xijli xxjd
Item paied to Will'm Russell waxchundelerforall man' of wax occupied for the churche in this seconde yere as more at large apperithe by a bill of his handexxxvijs vjd
Item paide for the clothe and makyng of A Surples newixs viijd
Item paied for mendyng of sartayne surplessesxxjd
Item paied to Rob'rt Edward & for removyng of the pves in saynt Cuthberdes Chapell and for makyng of iij new pues takyn by greate (fn. 14) xxvjs viijd
Item paied for glasyng the wyndow ou' the Rood lofteiijs iiijd
Item paied for a Cowpull of Conis (fn. 15) and a quarte of Sake when the Chales was sett at Master writtesxiijd
Item paied for a new spade for the churchevjd
Item paied for xvij lb' of new rope for the bells at jd ob' the lb.' S'm.ijs jd ob'
Item paied to the plom'er for vj lb' of Sowder and for fyer and his workman. ship vpon the gutters of the churcheijs viijd
Item paied for wasshing of all the lynen of the churche and for skowrenge of the Candilstikkes and other necessaryes for this hole yerevjs
Item paied to a Carpynter for mendyng of the beere and for borde and Naill [therto.xjd
Item paied for cariage of a loode of pavyng stoneijd
Item paied to a paviar and his man for pavyng of the churche porchexd
Item paied for ij lb' of Canduls for the moromase (fn. 16) iijd
Item paied to the Organmaker for his fee for lokyng [to] and mendyng of [the organs.xijd
Item paied for mendyng of the bell howse (fn. 17) and the [blank]vs
Item paied for holy and Yve agaynst Cristemasijd
Item paied for vj lb' of Candils agaynst Cristemasvijd ob'
Item paied for mendyng and payntyng of the Lentyn crose (fn. 18) xd
Item paied for mendyng of the bell ropesvd
Item paied for palme and flowres agaynst palme sondayiiijd
Item paied for Judas canduls (fn. 19) iiijd
Item paied for a Sake of Collisiiijd
Item paied for Skowryng agaynst Esterxvjd
Item paied for threde and pynnysjd
Item paied for j pounde of Cotton Candullsjd ob'
Item paied for mendyng of ij Surplesses agaynst Esterxiijd
Item paied to Stase for the frame of the santus bell and settyng of the same [higheriijs viijd
Item paied for waching of the Sepulture lightijs
Item paied for the said bell C (fn. 20) vj foote of quarter bordeijs viijd
Item paied for ij plankes to John Huaghynsviijs
Item paied for mendyng of a loke in saynt John yle to A Cofferjd
Item paied for laying of a stone on A graue in saynt Cuthberdes yleiiijd
Item paied for garnysshing of vj Torches agaynst Corpiscristie dayeijs
S'm p.d on this syed—vli xvjs xd ob'
Item pd for mendyng of oone of the pewter candilstikkesxd
Item pd to the goodman Coole for his quarter wagesxijd
Item pd for makyng of the Keyes of the churche dore and for the lock and [key to A cofferijs iiijd
Item pd to Roger westons wyf for makyng of iiij pves in saynt Johns Ylexvjs vjd
Item pd to Master Romans for v paire of hynges for pvesiiijs ijd
Item pd for wrytynge and castyng of this ij yeres Accomptes and for parchemente for the samevs
S'm Paid on this syed—xxixs xd
S'm to'llis paied for this seconde yerexvjli iijs viijd ob'
S'm to'llis of alle Charges and paymentes for the forsaid two yeres & a qrxxijli xjs iijd
And so there remaynethe clere in the box of this Accomptevijs xjd
Md that for asmoche as this Accompte was not p'fite but c'tayne somes called in the said wardens alowyd the same at the Jugement of Mr wood Mr Russell wt diu's (fn. 21) other being p'sont (fn. 22) at the said Accompte and then the said wardens delyu'ed in to the new wardens that is to saye master woode and Master Reede ij crownes in golde ofxs

Footnotes

1 These dates are correct.
2 This title was conferred on Henry by the Pope in Oct. 1521.
3 1531 Convocation agreed that the King was "the protector and only supreme head of the Church and clergy of England, next to Christ." In 1534 an Act of Parliament declared him to be "the only supreme head in earth of the Church of England."
4 The chrisom was the baptismal robe—a chrisom child was one that died within a month of baptism and was buried in the chrisom.
5 Near where now is Durham Street, in the Strand.
6 qy. Dr. Strange's.
7 The term 'servant' would include all those whom Goodlake employed, e.g. as farm hands, stablemen or 'workpeople,' if he was a farmer, an innkeeper, or a tradesman.
8 qy. for the purchase of a hearse cloth.
9 vide note p. 63.
10 broomstaff.
11 for the perpetual light.
12 Outside the church no doubt, but with the rope hanging in the chancel, so that the bell might be rung by an acolyte.
13 As far as 'drynke' has been erased by the auditors.
14 payment by the piece instead of by time, vide note, p. 90.
15 qy. couple of conis, i.e. rabbits. A rabbit lunch washed down with sack.
16 morrow or matin mass.
17 Possibly the gable over the sanctus bell.
18 Probably the "Lenten hearse" or "Judas Cross," vide note, p. 64; and cf. p. 149.
19 This has been erased by the auditors.
20 i.e. 106.
21 divers.
22 present.