Accounts
December 1565 - December 1567

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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225-235

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'Accounts: December 1565 - December 1567', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 225-235. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81894 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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December 1565 - December 1567

This is thaccompte of vs wyllyam whashe and Robarte Reade & John Evans Churche wardens (fn. 1) of the Paryshe of sainte Martins in the ffieldes by charinge Crosse in the Countye of Midd' Chosen and appointed for the space of twoo hoole yeres Endynge at the Natyvytie of our lorde god A thowsande fyue hundreth sixtie and seaven and in the tenth yere of the raigne of our Soueraigne lady Elizabeth by the grace of God Quene of Englande, ffraunce & Irelande Defendour of the ffayth &c' Aswell for the receyte as also for the Paymentes and other charges specified and conteyned in this our accompte as hereafter followeth &c'.

In primis Receyuede of the masters of the Parryshe at our firste entrye into our office the xxviijth daye of ffebruarye Ano d'ni A thowsande v hundrethe Lx v and in the viijth yere of the raign of our soueraign ladye quene Elizabeth the some ofxli xvijs ob'

The receytes of all somes of money Receyued by vs in this our fyrste yere for buryalles knelles and suche like as heare after followethe etc'.

JanuaryeIn primis John Messinge (fn. 2) was buried the firste Dayeijd
Item the 9 daye was buried John Danenic'
Item the 20 daye was Buryed Rycharde Wardeijd
It'm the 25 daye was buried Rycharde lambeijs
Item the 26 daye was buryed Thomas Rochesternic'
ffebruaryeItem the viijth daye was buryed George Pattinsonnic'
Item the 15 daye was buried Thomas Rychardsonijs
Item 22 daye was buried margarett martennic'
MarcheItem the iiijth daye was buryed Thomas Starkayenic'
Item the same daye was buried Nicholas Depingenic'
Receiptes for burialles in our ladye daye quarteriiijs iiijd
ApryllItem the 18 daye was buried Thomas Bullijd
Item the 24 was buried John Robynsonijd
It'm the 30 daye was buried Rowlande from kocshootesijd
Item the 310 daye was buriede Baltester Boclarinsijd
MayeItem the 10 daye was buryed Owen Gryffynxvjd
Item the 11 daye was buried Annys Bettesijd
Item 14 daye was buryed Evane Aprobarde (fn. 3) xvjd
Item ye 19 daye was buried Jone Alcockenic'
Item the 20 daye was buried Jeffery Leenic'
Item the 25 daye was buried Rob'te madderijs iiijd
JuneItem the iij daye was buried Dorotie mortonxijd
Item the same daye was buried Elyzabeth Smythnic'
Item the 6 daye was buried John Moottenic'
Item the 11 daye was buried John ffelton esquier (fn. 4) ijs iiijd
Item the 19 daye was buried mr Jackly pryste (fn. 5) xvjd
Receyved for buryalles Midsomer quarterxs vjd
JulyeItem the 2 daye was buried Elizabeth Bryanxijd
It'm the 4 daye was buried mr John Russelliijs viijd
It'm the viijth daye was buried Elizabeth Darlowevijs viijd
Item the 18 daye was buried Rob'te Parkesxvjd
Item the 16 daye was buried John Payntonnic'
It'm the xxiijti day was buried a poore womannic'
AugusteItem the 310 daye was buried John harryson'nic
SeptembreItem the xij daye was buryed John Alysonnic'
Item the same daye was buried katherin morleynic'
Item the 16 daye was buried John (fn. 6) Rydernic'
OctoberItem the 2 daye was buryed Poell bellhousenic'
Item the 19 daye was buryed Sara Spensernic'
Receyued for burialles in myghelmas quarterxiijs viijd
NovembreItem the i daye was buryed hewe Bilstonenic'
Item the 3 daye was buried Thomas Clarkexvjd
Item the 16 day was buried Elizabeth brownenic'
It'm the 13 daye was buried Annys morginsnic'
DecembreItem the 1 daye was buried Thomas Coulterviijs
Item the 5 daye was buryed John (fn. 7) Wilsonenic'
Item the 4 daye was buried Richard kestonexvjd
Item the 8 daye was buryed Will'm Lam'asnic'
Item the 11 daye was buried Rob'te ffysshernic'
It'm the 14 daye was buried ffrancys Taylerxvjd
It'm the 22 daye was buried Jone Turnernic'
It'm the 23 daye was buryed katherin Tedernic'
Receyved for buryalls in Crystmas quarterxijs
In primis Receyved and gathered for the clarke an sextons wages and for the pewes in the churche for our ladys day quarter endinge the 25. daye of Marchexlvjs iiijd
It'm receyved and gathered the xxvth of Apryll 1566 for half of ye token money at Esterxxviijs viijd
Item receyved and gathered for the clarke and Sextons wages and for ye pewes in the Churche for midsomer quarter endinge the 24. daye of June Ano d'ni 1566xlvjs iiijd
It'm receyved and gathered for the clarkes and sextens wages and for the pewes in the Churche for myghelmas quarter endinge the 29 day of September 1566xlvjs iiijd
Item receyved for the Clarkes and sextons wages and for the pewes in the Churche for Crystmas quarter endinge the 25. day of December 1566xlvjs iiijd
It'm rec' of mr Docter huicke for the rente of his Chamber for one yere endynge at the natyvitie of our lorde god a thowsande vclxvjvjs viijd
S'ma totalis of the hole receyte of this our firste yere amounteth to the some ofxxiijli xviijs ijd ob'
Wherof disbursed and layed oute for the vse of the Churche in Anno a thowsande vclxvj as hereafter followeth.
In primis for the clarke and sextons wages d[e]we at thann'cyac'on of our ladye beinge the xxv daye of marche 1566xxxs
Item paied to the sexton the xth daye o marche for candelles for Crystmas last. wch mr golyghtlye and mr ffowler lefte to payevjd
It'm payed the same daye for the reste of the drinkinge wch the mrsl of the p'yshe had when mr golyghtlie and mr ffowler gave vp their accom'pteiijs
It'm pd to castell the same daye for mendinge of the nether windowe in the Churcheviijd
It'm payed ye xxijth day of marche for mendinge the steple & for viij pounde of soder [a vijd a poundeiiijs viijd
It'm for workmanshipe of the samexvjd
It'm for fyer to the sameiiijd
It'm to the saxton for helpinge the plum'er for one dayes Workeviijd
It'm payed for ringinge at the quenes removinge from whithaule to grenewyche the fyfth of ffebruaryviijd
It'm paied for wasshinge the vicars Clarkes and sextons surplyces foror lady day quarterxijd
It'm for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm for grease for the bellesjd
It'm for wasshinge the churche clothesxijd
The Chardges layed out in our ladye dayes quarterxliiijs ijd
It'm payed to lee of kilbourne for twoo thowsande of tyle and xxiiij of rufe tyle at xs the thowsande & at ijd a peace of ye rufe the xij daye of Apryllxxiiijs
It'm paied the same daye for viij loodes of lymevijs
It'm paied for ij bunches of hart lath & iiij singell quarter the same dayeijs xd
It'm paied the xiij day of Apryll for half a thowsande of ijd nales the prycevijd
It'm payed the same day for half pecke of tyle pin'esijd
paied the same daye for ijd worthe of ijd naylesijd
It'm paied the xiiijtene of Apryll for ij loodes of sande at viijd a loadexvjd
It'm paied to a tyler the xxth daye of Apryll for x dayes workexs
It'm paied to a laborer for x dayes worke the same dayevjs viijd
It'm paied the xxijti daye of Apryll for mendinge the beare (fn. 8) for ij dobell quarters at vjd a pece & xvj foote of q'ter borde xijd & iijd nayles and for mendinge twoo pewes in the churcheiiijs
It'm paied the xx daye of June to the Clarke and sexton for their quarters wages dwe at midsomer beinge the xxiiijti daye of June 1566xxxs
It'm paied to John howe organe maker for his q'ters wages dewe at midsom'vjd
It'm paied the same daye for wasshinge the vikers Clarkes and sextons surplyces for mydsomer quarter 1566xijd
It'm paied the same daye for an hundred and a quarter of boordes for mendinge the wyndooes in the steplevjs viijd
It'm paied the xxij day of June for a hundred & a half of vjd naylesixd
It'm the same daye for a planke for braggeth (fn. 9) viij
It'm payed the same daye for a Carpenter and his man for one dayes workeijs
It'm paied the same daye for roopes for the orgaynes conteyninge vj fadomes (fn. 10) iiijd
The charges layed out in mi'som' q't'iiijli xviijs v
It'm payed to the Clarke and sexton for their quarters wages the laste of September for myghellmas quarter 1566xxxs
It'm paid the ij daye of July for payuinge a grave in the middest of the Churchviijd
It'm paied the same daye for payvinge a grave in the crosse Ile (fn. 11) viijd
It'm pd for ringinge at the quenes remove from grenewich to St James the 29 of Juneviijd
It'm for ringinge at ye quenes remove from grenewich to St James to hir p'gresse theight of Julyeviijd
It'm for ringinge the 27 day of september at ye quenes remove from Rychmonde to Whithauleviijd
It'm paid the same daye for xijli of solder for one of the churche gutters at vijd a poundevijs
It'm paied to a plum'er for one dayes woorke the same dayexijd
It'm for cole and woode to the sameiiijd
It'm paid to the saxton for one dayes worke forr helpinge the plumer the same dayeviijd
It'm for wasshinge the vicar Clarke and sextons surplesses the laste daye of septemb'rxijd
It'm for bromes for the Churche the same dayeiijd
It'm for gresse for the belles the same Dayejd
It'm paid for layenge lyme and here (fn. 12) in the Churche windowes the same dayeiiijd
It'm paid for ij newe bookes of the prayer agaynst the turke (fn. 13) the same dayevjd
It'm paid to John howe the organ maker for his quarters wages 1566vjd
It'm for mendinge of the organesvjd
It'm paied the same daye for makinge the sidemen drinke when we went to St clementsvjs viijd
It'm payed to the sumner (fn. 14) the same dayeiiijd
The charges laid out in myghelmas q'trlijs vjd
It'm paied to a Carpenter for iij dayes worke the x day of novemberiijs
It'm paied to the Clarke and sexton for their quarters wages dewe at the natyvitie of or lorde god 1566xxxs
It'm paied the 25 of December for wasshinge the viker clarke and sextons surplycesxijd
It'm paied for Ivye holly bayes and rosemary the same dayexvjd
It'm pd for a bell rope the same daye for the fore bellxxijd
It'm paied for bromes the same daye for the Churchesiijd
It'm paied the same day for mendinge the vicars and Clarkes surplessesviijd
It'm paied the same Daye for ij poundes of Candellesvjd
It'm for mendinge mr hamden and mr pateryckes pewe and the bellesviijd
The charges laid out in Crystmas quarterxxxixs iijd
S'ma of the hole receiptes of this or first yerexxiijli xviijs ijd ob'
S'ma of the hole expences laid out in this or first yerexjli xiiijs iijd
So remaynethe of the receyte aboue the expences of the firste yerexijli iijs xjd ob'

The receytes for burialles and knelles in or lady dayes quartes in the seconde yere of or accompte 1567, as hereafter followeth.

December.In primis the xxixth daye was buryed Joane ffrancysxvjd
It'm the 7 daye was buryed John Eggelfidenic'
JanuaryIt'm the 10 daye was buried Rowlande ffryseijs iiijd
It'm the 11 daye was buryed a poore man out of the streetenic'
It'm the 22 daye was buryed katheryn ffoxenic'
[February]It'm the 2 daye was buried kateryn sinke (fn. 15) nic'
It'm the same daye was buryed Elyzabeth Whar'tonxvjd
It'm the 16 daye was buried Jone Personnic'
It'm the 24 daye was buried Edwarde will'msnic'
It'm the 27 daye was buried Elizabeth Allinxvjd
It'm the 3 daye was buried Thomas Morrysijs iiijd
MarcijIt'm the 6 daye was buried Thomas brownenic'
It'm the 9 daye was buried humfrey bateijd iiijd
It'm the 15 daye was buried Annis mathewenic'
It'm the 16 daye was buried James Grigsonenic'
It'm the 21 daye was buried harry goldhurstenic'
It'm the 26 daye was buried Sysseley Crystianijs iiijd
The receipte of orladye daye qrter—xiijs iiijd
AprilisIt'm the seconde Daye was buried one williamson (fn. 16) nic'
It'm the 7 Daye was buried Edwarde Turnernic'
MaijIt'm the 10 Daye was buried margarett harmonnic'
It'm the 14 Daye was buried Catherin godfryixs
It'm the 16 Daye was buried John Barberijs iiijd
JunijIt'm the 2 daye was buryed George Jamesnic'
It'm the 14 day was buried Will'm Thorpeixs
It'm the 18 day was buried George worthington (fn. 17) ixs
It'm the 25 daye was buried Jone Apryse (fn. 18) nic'
It'm the same daye was buried Jone wyle (fn. 19) nic'
It'm payed by mrs Russell for hir housbandes monethes mynde (fn. 20) xijd
The receite for mydsomer quarter 1567—xxxs iiijd
It'm the 4 daye was buried Sara Worthingtonnic'
It'm the 5 daye was buried Mr Readeiijs iiijd
Receyved for burialls in myghelmas qrteriijs iiijd
SeptemberIt'm the 28 daye was buried Crystofer Dyernic'
It'm the 2 daye was buried Rycharde (fn. 21) bredemanxvjd
OctobreItem the 16 daye was buryed John (fn. 22) Smythenic'
NovembrisIt'm the 10 daye was buried Elizabeth Sheremannic'
It'm the 14 daye was buried Anne Moretonnic'
It'm 19 day was buried Elyzabeth Claytonxvjd
DecembrisIt'm the 2 daye was buryed will'm wilkensonnic'
It'm the 20 daye was buryed John Brownenic'
(fn. 23) It'm the 23 daye was buried harry huckabourdnic'
It'm the same daye was buried John glynixs
Receyued for burialles in Cristmas qrterxjs viijd
In primis Receyved and gathered for the Clarke and sextons wages & for the pewes in the Church for or ladie day qrter endinge ye 25 of marchxlvjs iiijd
It'm Rec' and gathered the 25 of Apryll 1567 for half of the token money at Easterxxviijs viijd
It'm rec' and gathered for the Clarke and sextons wages and for the pewes in the church for mydsomer q'ter endinge the 24 daye of June 1567xlvjs iiijd
It'm receyved and gathered for the Clarke and sextons wages and for the pewes in the Churche for myghelmas qrter Endinge the 29 daye of September Ano 1567xlvjs iiijd
It'm receyved and gathered for the Clarke and sextons wages and for the pewes in the churche for Crystmas quarter endinge the 23 of December 1567xlvjs iiijd
It'm receyved of mr Docter hewicke for his rente of his Chamber for one yere endinge at the natyvitie of or lorde god a thousande vclx and vijvjs viijd
It'm rec' of mr harman and mr Careles when they gave vp their accompte for the hie wayesxxviijs ijd
S'ma totalis of the receite of this or seconde yere amounteth to the some ofxvli vijs vjd
Wherof disbursed and laied out in this or ij yere as herafter folloeth
It'm paied to the Clarke and sextons for their q'ters wage Dewe at the Annu'cyac'on of or ladie beinge the 25 daye of marche 1567xxxs
It'm paied for Wasshinge the vicars Clarkes and Sextons surplyces for one quarterxijd
It'm paied to John howe Orgayne maker for his quarters wages Dewe at or ladye Day beinge the 25 of marche 1567vjd
It'm paied the 5 day of ffebruarye for a key for the churche Doorexijd
It'm paied the 16 daye of Januarye for ringinge at the remove of the quene from Whitte haule to Croydonviijd
It'm paied the firste Daye of ffebruary at the com'inge of the quene from mr gressames (fn. 24) to whitte hawell for Ringingeviijd
It'm paied the 2 daye of ffebruarye for pavinge a grave in the middell Ileviijd
It'm paied the same Daye for mendinge the pavinge in the Churche where it was brokenviijd
Item paied for a bell roope for the greate bell the 4 of ffebruaryijs iiijd
It'm paied the 5 daye of marche for 4 loade of lime at xiiijd the loodeiiijs viiijd
It'm paied the same Daye for a loode of sandeviijd
It'm paied to a tyler the 10 daye of marche for three dayes worke for mendinge the Churcheiijs
It'm paied to a laborer the same Daye to sarue the tyler for iij Dayes workeijs
It'm paied to the sexton the xj daye of marche for clothe to make him a surples and for the makinge of the sameiiijs vjd
It'm paied the 25 daye of marche to John howe the orgayne maker for mendinge the orgaynes when they were brokenxijd
It'm paied the same Daye for the Churcheijd
The charges laied out in our ladie qrter—liijs vjd
It'm paied for ringinge the 25 daye of June at the removinge of the quene from Whithaule to Rychmondeviijd
It'm paied the 26 daye of June for makinge the sidemen to Drynke and for or artyclesixs xjd
It'm paied the 21 of June for ij hundred of vjd nayles for mendinge of the pewes of the churchexijd
It'm paied the 28 daye of June to a karpenter for one Dayes woorke for mendinge the pewes in the Churchexiiijd
It'm paied for a C (fn. 25) of pavinge tyle the same Dayeviijs viijd
It'm paied for a loade of sande the same Dayeviijd
It'm paied the same Daye for payvinge of twoo graves in the middell Ile in the Churchexvjd
It'm paied for payvinge of a grave the same Daye in the south yleviijd
It'm for ij loades of lyme the same Dayeijs iiijd
It'm paied the same Daye for ijd worthe of penye naylesijd
It'm paied the same Day for jd worth of Dobell x penye naylesjd
It'm pd for a bell rope for the middell bell the 10 daye of Junexxijd
It'm paied the same Daye for ij baldrickes for the gret bell & littell bellijs viijd
It'm paied the same Daye for makinge of a pewe for the church wardens and sidemen to sytt inijs
It'm paied the same Daye for half an hundred of bourdes to make the same peweijsvjd
It'm for mattes and hassockes for the same pewexiiijd
It'm paied the 12 daye of June for the clarke and sextons wages Dewe at midsomer 1567xxxs
It'm for wasshinge the same daye the vicar Clarke & sextons surplycesxijd
It'm for bromes for the Churcheijd
It'm for grease for the bellesjd
It'm paied to John howe orgayne maker for his qrter dewe at midsom'vjd
The charge laid out in midsom' qrter—iijli viijs vijd
It'm paied the 10 Daye of September for 13 poundes of soulder at vijd ali for to mende the Churche guttersvijs vijd
It'm paied to a plummer for iiij dayes worke occupied in sowderinge and makinge cleane of the gutters at xiiijd a Daye the same Dayeiiijs viijd
It'm paied to the sexton for ij Dayes worke in helping the plumer at viijd the Dayeijs
It'm payed for wood and Coolevjd
It'm paied the 17 Daye of September for a belrope for the saunce bell wayenge vli at iijd a poundexvd
It'm paied the 29 daye of September for the Clarkes & sextons wages Dewe at myghelmas 1567xxxs
It'm paied for wasshinge the vicars Clarkes and sextons surplycesxijd
It'm for bromes for the Churcheijd
It'm for gresse for the bellesjd
It'm paied the same Daye to John howe orgayne maker for his quarters wages endinge at myghelmas 1567vjd
The charges laid out in myghelmas qrter—xlvijs ixd
It'm paied the 29 Daye of November to the sum'er of Westmynster for som'inge mr ffowler (fn. 26) & iij more & for their articlesxviijd
It'm paied the same daye for makinge the sidemen Drinke when we wente to geve vp or accom'pte afore my lorde of london & my lorde mayor of london when enquire was made for Straungers (fn. 27) vs
It'm paied for ingrossinge of or booke for the straungers names the same dayeijs
It'm paied mr waters the same Daye for Dressinge the Church harnys dyverse and sondry tymesxs
It'm laied out the firste daye of December when we wente to St Clementes to make the sidemen to Drynkeijs
It'm paied the 10 day of December for a baldrycke for the fore bellxvjd
It'm paied the same Daye for mendinge the belles and for foure wegges of Iron for an axaltre (fn. 28) and naylesviijd
It'm paied the same daye for pavinge of a grave in ye south Ileviijd
It'm paied for ringinge at the quenes remove from hampton Courte to Whytte hawle the 22 daye of Decemberviijd
It'm paied the xx day of December for the Clarkes and sextons wages Dewe at the natyvitie of or lorde god 1561 ? (7)xxxs
It'm paied for ij poundes of Candelles the same Dayevjd
It'm paied for ij rolers (fn. 29) for the Churche the same Dayeviijd
It'm for wasshinge of the vicars Clarkes and sextons surplyces the same dayxijd
It'm paied for wasshinge of the Churche clothes the same Dayexijd
It'm paied for hollye Ivey Bayes and rosemary for the Churchexvjd
It'm payed for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm for gresse for the bellesiijd
It'm laied out for parchement and ingrossinge vpp the booke of accompte and makinge the gatheringe bookexiijs iiijd
It'm laied out to make the mrs of the p'yshe (fn. 30) to Drinke at the gyvinge vp of our accom'ptexiijs iiijd
The charges laid out in Crystmas quarteriiijli vs vjd
S'ma of the hole receyte of the seconde yerexvli vijs vjd
S'ma of the Charges laied out in the ij yerexijli xvs iiijd
And so remaneth of the receyte aboue the expenses of the seconde yerelijs ijd
S'ma totalis of the hole receyte for bothe the yeres xxxixli vs viijd ob'
S'ma of thole charges laied out in bothe the yeresxxiiijli ixs vijd
And so remayneth in our handes of the receytes above the expenses for bothe the yeres—xiiijli xiiijs jd ob' wch we are redie to delyuer at the gevinge vpp of this our accomptexiiijli xiiijs jd ob'
[Signed]
Thom's ffowler
John Colbrand
humfre louell
harrold byngham [mark]

Footnotes

1 The name of John Evans has been inserted above the line; nothing is said of the extra churchwarden in the accounts, but a Mr. Robert Read was buried in July 1567.
2 Messenger (R.)
3 i.e. Ap Robert, R. gives Ap Richarde.
4 George Felton of Pentlowe (R.)
5 Mr Vicar Jakexley, Prest (R.), Nothing to show that he was officially connected with this parish.
6 Joanna (R.)
7 The masters.
8 The bier.
9 Brackets (vide Bragger in Halliwell).
10 Fathoms.
11 The transept, if there was one, or the part of the church from North to South in front of the chance screen.
12 Hair.
13 In 1566, the Archbishop of Canterbury issued "A Fourme to be used in Common prayer . . . . to excite all godly people to pray . . . . for the preservation of those Christians and their Countreys that are now invaded by the Turke in Hungary or elsewhere" (cf. note 3, p. 263).
14 Summoner.
15 Gertruda Syke (R.)
16 R. gives April 27 Wm "Wilison."
17 R. gives George Whittleton June 17.
18 Ap Rice (R.)
19 Wilde (R.)
20 The only one mentioned since 1558 (p. 170). It probably was confined to laying a pall on Russell's grave.
21 Radulphus (R.)
22 Joanna (R.)
23 Not in the Register.
24 This visit is not mentioned in Nichols' "Progresses."
25 100.
26 Exchurchwarden.
27 cf. pp. 200, 209. As in 1562, one of the primary objects of the enquiry was that strangers might pay their share of the subsidies granted by Parliament to Elizabeth; aliens had to pay a double rate on both personalty and land.
28 Wedges of iron for an axle tree.
29 They appear later, in the inventories, along with various tools used by the sexton.
30 The masters of the parish.