Accounts
December 1575 - December 1577

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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287-299

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'Accounts: December 1575 - December 1577', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 287-299. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81900 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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December 1575 - December 1577

THE ACCOMPTE of John Trotte and Willyam Worteley Churchward[ens] of the Paroche of Sct Martines in the ffeildes by Charinge Crosse, in the Countie of Midd', Chosen [&] appoynted for the terme of twoo Whole yeares endinge [in] the ffeaste daie of the birthe of or Lorde god, 1577. [in] the xxtie yeare of the Raigne of or Sou'aigne ladie Eliza[beth] the Queenes maiestie that nowis, aswell of the[ir] Receiptes, as Paymtes and other Chardges by them receyved and paid in the said twoo yeares, as p'ticul[arly] in this accompte devyded into twoo partes (that is to[say] the firste yeare and seconde yeare seu'allie more at lardge is expressed as hereafter followeth viz'

John Hunte Notarie wryte............

The ffirste yeare. 1575.

Receiptes

Sct Martines in the feildesThe said Accomptantes chardge them selves wth the Receipte of xijli, vjs, xjd, by them Receyved of Richarde Darlowe and Thomas Browne late Churchewardens of the Parrishe aforesaid at their ffirste entrie into their Office of Churchewardenshippexijli vjs xjd
Item Receyved of Mr Doctor Huicke for ij yeares rente for the Chamb'r ou' the churche laine due at xp'mas 1575xiijs iiijd
It'm Rec' for ij long torches, iiij shorte torches, and vij shorte staffe torches Weyinge iiijxx, xli, at ob' q' the lijvs vijd ob'
It'm Rec' by gatheringe for the Clarke and Sextons wages, ffor Pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Churcheixli xvjs ixd ob'
It'm Rec' more for half of the Token moneyxlijs xjd ob'
Som'e of the p'celles abovenamed Receyved in the firste yeare onlyxxvli vs vijd ob'

Receiptes for Burialles, knelles, and sutche like, in this or firste yeare as ensueth

Christemas quarter.

DecemberInprimis the xxviijth of Decemb'r, 1575, was buried a poore boy that died in the streateNic'
Item Rec' the xxixth of December for the buriall of John Beven the Chawndelers childe, a CrysomeNihil.
JanuaryIt'm Rec' the iiijth of Januarie, 1575, for the buriall of Salomon Harmanijd
It'm Rec' the vth of Januarie, for the buriall of Alice Tether wief of John Butler al's Tetherxvjd (fn. 1)
It'm Rec' the xvijth of Januarie, for the buriall of Mr Anthony (fn. 2) the Ladie of Sussex sonne in the [Churcheixs
p It'm Rec' the xviijth of Januarie for the buriall of Howell Gryffinijd
It'm Rec' the xxvjth of Januarie for the buriall of Thomas Cooper from the Parke (fn. 3) Nihil.
It'm Rec' the xxixth of January for the buriall of a Stranger (fn. 4) from Goodman ffoxNihil
It'm Rec' the xxxth of Januarie for the buriall in the Quyre of Mrs Katherine fforteskewiijs iiijd
ffebruaryIt'm Rec' the xijth of ffebruarie, 1575, for the buriall of Elizabeth Hawnce a childeNihil.
Marchep Item Rec' for the buriall of Thomas Asale s'u'nt to Will'm Phillippes on the seconde daie of [marcheNihil.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richarde PeterNihil.
It'm Rec' the seconde of Marche for the buriall of Will'm Bingham sonne of Harrolde BinghamNihil.
It'm Rec' the thirde daie of Marche for the buriall of Anne Hubert the waxechaundelers daught'Nihil.
It'm Rec' the viijth of Marche for the buryall of Theofila ffoxNihil.
It'm Rec' the xijth of Marche for the buriall of a poore servingman whoe s'ued the Quenes Mates Lawnderer and was torned owte beinge sick (as it is reported)Nihil.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Edmonde Gentles s'u'nteijd
p It'm Rec' the xviijth of Marche for the buriall of Elizabeth Phillippes daught' of wm PhillippNihil.
pp It'm Rec' the xixth of Marche for the buriall of Sara Phillippes & Thomas Edmondes s'u'nte to the said Willyam PhillippesNihil.
It'm Rec' the xxth of Marche for the buriall of Henrie Kempe s'u'nte to Edmonde Gentleijd
It'm Rec' the xijth of Marche for the buriall of Henrie Cocket from Richarde LudfordeNihil.
pIt'm Rec' the xxiiijth of Marche for the buriall of Avies Davies, whoe died in Childebed wth her litle childeNihil.
Som'e of the Receiptes for burialles in this our firste quarter amowntethe to the Som'e ofxiiijs iiijd
Sum'a Pag'—xxvli xixs xjd ob' verte foliu'

The firste yeare 1576, Receiptes

Burialles in our Ladie daie quarter Receiptes

MarcheInpris Rec' the xxvjth of Marche for the buriall of Olyver s'u'nte to John HopwoodNihil.
AprillIt'm Rec' the firste of Aprill for the buriall of mother Anthonienihil.
pIt'm Rec' the xth of Aprill for the buriall of wm vincente s'u'nte to Olyver Hardingenihil.
It'm Rec' the xjth of Aprill for the buriall of Katherine Ogle daughter of Widowe oglenihill.
It'm R' the xijth of Aprill for the buriall of Robert Miller s'u'nte to Olyver Hardingenihil.
It'm Rec' the xxiijth of Aprill for the buriall of Roberte Gisbie sonne of John Gisbynihil.
It'm Rec' the xxixth of Aprill for the buriall of Roger Shawexijd
MaieIt'm Rec' the ixth of Maie for the buriall of a poore man that died at Set Jeamesnihil.
It'm Rec' the xjth of Maie for the buriall of Margaret Howell that came from the spittle at knightesbridgenih.
It'm Rec' the xxjth of Maie for the buriall of xp'ofer hudson s'u'nte to Mr Erpenihil.
It'm Rec' the xxiijth of Maie for the buriall of Elizabeth Bromlyn daughter of Will'm Bromleynic'.
It'm Rec' the xxviijth of Maie for the buriall of Agnes Randall s'u'nte to wm Bromleynic'.
JuneIt'm Rec' the xxiiijth of June for the burialles of Arthure Mathew and ffraunces Adamesxvjd.
Sum'e of Rec' of or said Ladie daie q'tr—ijs iiijd (fn. 5) ex' (fn. 6)

Burialles in Midsomer quarter, 1576.

JulieIn pris Rec' the seconde of Julie for the buriall of Joyce Dekempenirenic'.
It'm Rec' the iiijth of Julie for the buriall of Henrie burgesnic'.
It'm Rec' the xviijth of Julie for the buriall of John Alcockes a crisome childenic'.
It'm Rec' the xxxjth of Julie for the buryall of Marie Trowell from Mrs Holtonsijd.
AugusteIt'm Rec' the iiijth of Auguste for the buriall of Edwarde lightenic'.
It'm Rec' the xiiijth of Auguste for the buriall of Nightingale Bartletnic'.
It'm Rec' the xxvjth of Auguste for the buriall of Thomas Baylienic'.
SeptemberIt'm Rec' the vijth of September for the buriall of John Morris a Chrisome childenic'.
It'm Rec' the viijth of September for the buriall of Mrs Jane Morris in the Churcheixs.
pIt'm Rec' the xxiiijth of September for the buriall of Rob't Bakehowse from Neyles howseijd
It'm Rec' the xvjth of Septemb'r for the buriall of Katherine Richardesnic'.
It'm Rec' the xxvjth of September for the buriall of Marie Hunte a childenic'.
Sum'e Rec' of the said Mydsom' q'tr—ixs iiijd

Burialles in Mighelmas quarter, 1576.

OctoberIt'm Rec' the xth of October for the buriall of Rachell Barkernic'.
pIt'm Rec' the xjth of October for the burialles of Rebecca and Alice Neale in one graveijd.
It'm Rec' the xxth of October (fn. 7) for the buriall of Migell bird' a poore childe that died in ye streatnic'.
It'm Rec' the xxijth of October for the buriall of Wynifrede Valmenon that died in Childebed, in the Churche buriedviijs ijd
It'm Rec' the xxvth of October for the buriall of wm Moreton from Nealesijd
It'm Rec' the xxvijth of Octob'r for the buriall of Agnes Goodacresnic'
It'm Rec' the xxixth of octob'r for the buriall of Cicelie Morecocke from Quarrellesnic'.
Sum' Pag'—xxs ijdex'

The firste yeare, 1576, Receiptes Burialles in Mighelmas q'tr.

NouemberItem Rec' the firste of November for the buriall of John Walles in the Churcheviijs viijd
It'm Rec' the vth of November for the buriall of John Smithe Glasierijs ijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Wm watson in the Churche being s'u'nte to Mr Hoptonxjs xd
It'm Rec' the vijth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie Haines a pore Wenche that died in the church howsenic'
It'm Rec' the viijth of Novemb'r for the burialles of Newman, and John Mr Wardors manijs
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Agnes Deane Widdowe in the Quireijs
It'm Rec' the xvth of Novemb'r for the buriall Richarde Johanes s'u'nte to Mr Gravener lyeng at Mr Whitnysijd
It'm Rec' the xvijth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Mr Poulteneis crysome Childe vnchristenednic'
It'm Rec' the xixth of Novemb'r for the buriall of a Crisome childe of wm Shorenic'
Item Rec' the xxth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Anthonie Eyles (fn. 8) of Eberie farmein the Churchexs vjd
It'm Rec' the xxixth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Humfrie mooteijs
DecemberIt'm Rec' the xxxth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Thomas Moore s'u'nte to John Baker the Gonnemakerijd
It'm Rec' the firste of December for the buriall of wm Bromleyijs
Som'e Rec' in the said Mighelmas q'tr—ls
Som'e Receiptes for burialles (fn. 9) in the said firste yeare—iijli xxd
Som'e totall of Receiptes in this their firste yeare, together wth the xijli vjs xjd rec' of the other Churchwardens at their first entrance into their said office amownteth to Wherofxxixli js

The said Accomptantes Demaunde allowance, for ymploymtes and Chardges by them paid and disbursed, for thuse of the Churche and other ordinarie and extraordinarie chardges in this their firste yeare Anno 1576, as p'ticulerly in their seu'all places is recyted in the contentes hereof as followeth, That is to saie,

Paiemtes in Christmas quarter 1575.Inprimis paid to Mr Darloe for a thowsande of naylesxiiijd
It'm for a quire of Paperiiijd
It'm paid for a baudridgeijs ijd
It'm pd for a bell rope that wayd vijli and q'trxxjd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes Mates remove from Hampton Courte to Whitehallviijd
Item pd for a borde for a seate in the Quireiiijd
It'm pd for a grave pavinge in the sowthend of the churcheviijd
It'm pd for a loode of sandeviijd
It'm pd for a basketiiijd
It'm pd for a loode of lymexiiijd
It'm pd for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for Washinge of the Churche lyn'ingexvjd
It'm pd for burnishinge of the Com'union cuppexvjd
It'm pd for iij yardes of Grene clothe for the Com'union tablexs
It'm pd to Mrs ffowler for searchinge of the Crowne officeijs
It'm pd to the Sexton for a locke for the Churche Doreiiijs
It'm pd to the Glasier for mendinge the Westeside of the Churcheviijd
It'm pd to the Carpenter for mendinge of iij Pewes and for stuffe to the same belongingexviijd
It'm pd to the Register and Parrotor when we were sworne, and for or articlesxijd
It'm pd at Set Clementes for awnsweringe of or Articlesviijd
It'm pd for a Drinckinge at the Taverne for or Sidemen and or selvesxxd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'trxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and for kepinge the Clocke this qrtrxjs viijd
Som'e Paymtes this xp'as q'tr Anno. 1575iijli vs viijd

The firste yeare, 1576, Paiementes

Paiementes in or Ladie daie quarter, 1576.

Inprimis paid for a Locke and hinges for the lofte dorexxd
It'm paid for a rope to drawe vp the Clockeijs iiijd
It'm paid for glasinge of the Northside of the Churchexviijd
It'm pd to Mr Bayliffe for searchinge of Mr Gibbes lease and copieinge of the sameviijs iiijd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Whitehall to Greenwchviijd
It'm pd for mendinge of the bell wheelesxvjd
It'm pd for a pinne for a baudridgeijd
It'm pd for a baudridgeijs ijd
It'm pd for pavinge of iij graves in the Churcheijs
It'm pd for washinge the Lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for broomes for the Churcheiijd
It'm pd to the Parrator when we wente to take a longer daie (fn. 10) iiijd
It'm pd for or Dynners and the viccars the same daiexviijd
It'm pd when we wente to giue vp or p'sentmtiiijd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'trxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and keepinge the clockexjs viijd
Som'e Paymtes this or Ladie q'tr—lvs xjd

Paiementes in Midsomer q'tr.

Inpris paid to the Tyler for tylinge the Churchexiiijd
It'm pd for a Di' C of tylesvijd
It'm pd for vj sackes of lymexijd
It'm pd to Bellowes for mendinge the Pewes and stuffe to the samexvjd
It'm pd to the viccar for a dialliiijd
It'm paid for ringinge of her Highnes remove from Greenwch to Sct Jeamesviijd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Sct Jeames to Whitehallviijd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Queenes remove from Whitehall to Haveringeviijd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for bromesiijd
It'm for a rope for the forbellxvjd
It'm for Washinge the lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for aunsweringe of or Articlesviijd
It'm pd to the Parrator When we gaue or presentementevjd
It'm pd for a dynner for the Mrs of or p'ishe and the Sydemenxijs
It'm pd to the Shrief for the Coppie of the inditemtiiijd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'trxxs
It'm paid to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the clocke this q'trxjs viijd
Som'e Paymtes of this Midsomer q'trliiijs xd
Sum'a Pag [£5 10s 9d]

The firste yeare, 1576, paiemtes.

Paiementes in Mighelmas q'tr, 1576.

Inprimis paid to Martine for makinge of the longe seate in the quireiiijs
It'm paid to Mr Waters for kepinge the Armourexs
It'm pd to Tyse for kepinge of the Clockevjs viijd
It'm pd for half a hundreth of pavinge tyles and twoo deale bordesvs vjd
It'm paid for cariadge of the said tyles from the watersideijd
Item paid for ij baldridgesiiijs iiijd
It'm paid for ringinge on the xvijth of Novemb'r in memorie of the Quenes mates Coronac' on & for Candles and a basquetiiijs vjd
It'm pd for pavinge of iiij graves in the middle space and north pace (fn. 11) of the Churcheiijs iiijd
It'm pd for a loade of lyme and ij sackesxviijd
It'm paid for a loode of sandeviijd
It'm paid for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for grease for the bellesiijd
It'm pd for Bromesiijd
It'm pd for Washinge the churche lynnenxvjd
It'm paid for Holly, Ivie, Rosemarie, and bayes,xvjd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this quartrxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the Clocke this q'trxjs viijd
Som'e Paiemtes of this Mighelmas q'tr—iijli xvs viijd
Som'e Totall of the firste yeares Receiptes wth the xijli vjs xjd rec' at thentring in of their office amountinge to the Som'e ofxxixli xixd ob' (fn. 12)
Som'e generall of the Paymtes disbursed in this firste yeare amounteth to the som'e ofxijli xijs jd
So resteth in or Handes vnaunswered for havinge receyved more this firste yeare, then haith ben ynployd otherwise in this or firste yeares accompte the iuste Som'e ofxvjli ixs vjd ob'

The seconde yeare

Sct Martines in the ffeildes in Com: midd'

The accompte of John Trotte and Will'm Worteley, Churchwardens of the Parrishe of Sct Martines in the ffeildes, by Charinge crosse, in the Countie of Midd' for the seconde yeare of their Churchwardenshippe havinge Com'ensemt from the feaste of the birthe of our Lorde god Anno, 1576, and endinge on the same feaste of or Lorde god, 1577, aswell of Receiptes as paymtes by them receyved and exspended in the said seconde yeare as p'ticulerlie in this Accompte in their seu'all tytles natures and kyndes more fullie and plainely doth and maie appeare as ffolloweth viz

Receiptes

The said Accomptants chardge them selves wth xvjli ixs vjd ob' remayninge in their Handes vnaunswered in their firste yeares accompte as in their saide firste accompte is declaredxvjli ixs vjd ob'

Receiptes

Inprimis R' of Mr Doctor Huicke for ij yeares rente for the Chamber over the Churche Laine Due at Christmas 1577xiijs iiijd
It'm Rec' for the Clarkes and Sextons Wages for Pewes and reperrac'ons of the Churcheixli xvjs ixd ob'
It'm Rec' for half of the token mony this yeare as appeareth by a perticuler booke thereof madexlvs iijd
It'm Rec' towardes the setting forthe of the Souldiorsixli ixs viijd
It'm Rec' more backe againe of Anthonie harris that he had of the clarke of peace for the mony that [was] deliu'ed for souldiors (fn. 13) xliiijs viijd
Som'e—xxiiijli ixs viijd ob'
Som'e of theis parcelles abouenamed Receyved in our Seconde yeare riseth toxljli iiijs xd ob'

Receiptes The second yeare 1576. & 1577.

Receiptes for Burialles and knelles wth sutche like, in this seconde yeare.

Christemas quarter, 1576.

Decemb'r JanuaryInprimis Rec' the xxvijth of December for the buriall of Widdowe Oglexvijd
It'm Receyved the ixth of Januarie for the buriall of Margaret Edwardes s'u'nt to the Lady Cheek (fn. 14) ijs
It'm Rec' the xiiijth of Januarie for the buriall of Christian moote & Alice hartely a Childeijd
It'm Rec' the xvjth of Januarie for the buriall of Lyonell Browneijd
It'm Rec' the xviijth of Januarie for the buriall in the Churche of Nicholas Twydall the Quenes s'u'ntexijs iiijd
Item Rec' the xxjth of Januarie for the buriall of Abraham Willes Mr Kelsys prenticenihil.
It'm Rec' the xxviijth of Januarie for the buriall of one Thomas (fn. 15) s'u'nt to Baites the fardingalemaker (fn. 16) nic'.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of a poore woman that died in the feildesnic'.
FebruaryIt'm Rec' the thirde of ffebruarie for the buriall of John Bevens childe Chrisom'nic'.
It'm Rec' the vijth of ffebruarie for the buriall of Rob't Meere, s'u'nte to Sr Henrie knevet (fn. 17) iijs
It'm Rec' the ixth of ffebruarie for the buriall of Margaret Whitehednic'.
It'm Rec' the xxiiijth of ffebruarie for the buriall of Roger Stevans, a straingrijs vjd
It'm Rec' the xxvjth of ffebruarie for the buriall of Wm Hawne Goldesmithexijd
MarcheIt'm Rec' the firste of Marche for the buriall of Thomas Cowband a Chrisomenic'.
It'm Rec' the vjth of Marche for the buriall of Roger Reynolde from Beggeleysijs
It'm Rec' the xixth of Marche for the buriall of Raphe vaughan gent the Lorde Hawardes (fn. 18) s'u'nt in ye churchexs iiijd
It'm Rec' the xxth of Marche for the buriall of Jeames Hollon a younge childenic'.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richarde Wedgewoode s'u'nt to Mr Rousewell, being slaineiijs xd
Som'e Receiptes for Burialles in this xp'as q'tr—xxxviijs ixd

Burialles in our lady day q'tr, 1577.

AprillInprimis Receyved the vjth of Aprill for the buriall of wm Manfeilde a childenihil.
It'm Rec' the xjth of Aprill for the buriall of will'm fraunces a Chrisome childenic'
It'm Rec' the xviijth of Aprill for the buriall of will'm More in the Churcheixs xd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of a pore woman that died at the L: of bedfordes gatenic'.
It'm Rec' the xxth of Aprill for the buriall in the quire of Mrs Irelande the viccars wiefnic'.
It'm Rec' the xxixth of Aprill for the buriall of olde Margaret Maynardeviijd
Maiep It'm Rec' the seconde of Maie for the buriall of Dorothey Parrot wief of John Parrotiiijd
p It'm Rec' the thirde of Maie for the buriall of Margerie ffreeman mother of Dorothy parretiiijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall in the quire of Mrs Abingtons intralles (fn. 19) and for ringinge thenvjs
It'm Rec' the viijth of Maie for the buriall in the Churche of Mr George middleton gentxijs ijd
It'm Rec' the ixth of Maie for the buriall in the Churche of Mrs Jesperviijs
It'm Rec' the xjth of Maie for the buriall of Wm Mattres from Ballardesijd
It'm Rec' the xijth of Maie for the buriall of Jane Wardor a childe, in the Churchevjs viijd
It'm Rec' the xvjth of Maie for the buriall of olde Pattricke ffifeiijs viijd
p It'm Rec' the xxvth of Maie for the buriall of Alice s'u'nte to Mr Crane gentijd
It'm Rec' the xxvijth of Maie for the buriall of a poore woomans childe at Sct Jeamesnic'.
JuneIt'm Rec' the vth of June for the buriall of Judith s'u'nte to Mr Gilpynenic'.
It'm Rec' the ixth of June for the buriall of Elizabeth Hunte s'u'nt to the poultr in kelsis howsenic'.
It'm Rec' the xvth of June for the buriall of Mr Petr pikas s'u'nte to mr Pockington at Mr Brownesijs vjd
It'm Rec' the xvjth of June for the buriall of John Hues Wandelles maydes Childenic'
It'm Rec' the xxth of June for the buriall of John Bates fardingalemaker (fn. 16) ijd
Som'e Receiptes for the burialles in or Ladie day q'tr—1sviijd

Sum' Pag [£4 9s 5d]

The second yeare, 1577.

Receiptes in midsomer quarter, 1577.

ffor burialles

JuneItem Receyved the xxvjth of June for the buriall of Thom's Rawlyns ali's younge Widow smithes sonneijd
It'm Rec' the xxvijth of June for the buriall of olde father Morrice the Coblerijd
It'm Rec' the xxixth of June for the buriall of Prudence Wreckes (fn. 20) ijd
JulieIt'mRec' the xviijth of Julie for the buriall of Agnes younge from Sct Jeames barnenic'
It'm Rec' the xxijth of Julie for the buriall of Anne Pearson
AugusteIt'm Rec' the vth of Auguste for the buriall of Henrie Palmer a Devonshire man from the blacke bullijd
It'm Rec' the viijth of Auguste for the buriall of olde mother yeomansijd
p It'm Rec' for the buriall of John Jesper, Mr Jespers sonne the xiiijth of Augustexvjd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Johan Woodcocke a crisome childenic'
It'm Rec' the xvjth of Auguste for the buriall of Alice Trippet wief of John Trippetijd
p It'm Rec' the xxvijth of Auguste for the buriall of John Gillam s'u'nte to Mr Watersijd
It'm Rec' the xxviijth of Auguste for the buriall of Thom's Spenceijd
p It'm Rec' the xxxjth of Auguste for the buriall of a poore woman (fn. 21) yt died in the feildnic'
Septemb'rIt'm Rec' the firste of Septemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie twiste from Mr Jesperijd
It'm Rec' the ixth of Septemb'r for the buriall of Cicelie knolden wief of John knoldenviijd
p It'm Rec' the xjth of Septemb'r for the buriall of George gill from Mr Watersiiijd
It'm Rec' the xiiijth of Septemb'r for the buriall of Sara morris and her childenic'
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Julian Alcocke a young childenic'
It'm Rec' the xvth of September for the buriall of Sara from Mrs Golightlyijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Alice Howe a younge childenic'
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Richard Wilson s'u'nt to Mr Jesperijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Mrs hill in the quier wief of John hilliiijs viijd
p It'm Rec' the xixth of Septemb'r for the burialles (fn. 22) of Isbell Robinson al's Rowlande pp Widdowe, John Apowell and one Davieiiijd
It'm Rec' the xxiiijth of Septemb'r for the buriall in the quire of Mr
p Rob'te Wheathill (fn. 23) Esquire from Mr Androwe Weston's howseiiijs ijd
p It'm Rec' the xxixth of Septemb'r for the buriall of one Will'm s'u'nt to Bellowesnic'
Som'e Rec' for burialles this Midsomer q'trxiijs iiijd

1577 Receiptes for burialles in Mighelmas q'tr

OctoberItem Receyved the seconde of October for the buriall of Edwarde Bradshawe for Wm Sowne hath xviijd therfore remayning in his handes wch is not paid us.nic'
It'm Rec' the same daie for the burialles of Isbell robinson (fn. 24) al's Rowland widowe and marie Rittingtoniiijd
It'm Rec' the thirde of October for the buriall of Henrie Allisonijd
It'm Rec' the iiijth of October for the buriall of John Hall from chadlysnic'
It'm Rec' the vjth of October for the buriall of goodman collins childenic'
It'm Rec' the viijth of October for the buriall of John basset s'u'nt to Mr burgesijd
It'm Rec' the ixth of Octob'r for the buriall of the glasiers wief and childexd
Sum' Pag' [14s. 10d.]

Receiptes in the seconde yeare. 1577.

Rec' for Burialles in Mighelmas quarter1577.
OctoberItem Receyved the xiiijth of october for the buriall of Androwe Westone a younge childenic'
It'm Rec' the xvjth of October for the buriall of Thomas Horne s'u'nte to John Sussexijd
It'm Rec' the xvijth of October for the buriall of Pawle Oblynviijd
It'm Rec' the xxiiijth of October for the buriall of Rowlande Vaughanijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Susan Johnson & wm Gilbert a litle childenic'
It'm Rec' the xxvjth of October for the buriall in the churche of Mr John Reades daughtrviijs iiijd
It'm Rec' the xxxth of October for the buriall of Izabell Hodges from Sct Jeamesnic'
It'm R'c' the same daie for the burialles of Margaret Write from Mr Brownes of the Larder, and Henrie Hewes a litle childe sonne of Bartholomew Hewesnic'
It'm Rec' the xxxjth of October for the buriall of Johan breges a gearle from Mr Readesnic'.
Novemb'rIt'm Rec' the vjth of Novemb'r for the buriall of John Combe from Mr Briansijd
It'm Rec' the ixth Novemb'r for the buriall of Peter Sotten from Mr Woodlockesijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Elizabeth Reade daughtr of John Readenic'
It'm Rec' the xijth of November for the buriall of margerie burges daughtr to John burgesnic'.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Jane Ducket from Mr Reades howsenic'.
It'm Rec' the xiijth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Edmond Pawleoblin a boienic'.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall in westm' of Elizabeth Pattenson fro' Mr brownes of ye lardrvs
It'm Rec' the xiiijth of November for the buriall of Margaret Armestronge widdoweijd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Peter Jackson s'u'nt to John Hopwoodnic'.
It'm Rec' the xvjth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Pawle oblin a boienic'
It'm Rec' the xvijth of Novemb'r for the buriall of wm Goldinge from Pawle oblins houseijd
It'm Rec' the xviijth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Mr John Reade in the quire and Katherine his wief in the Churchexjs vjd
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of Agnes Menton from the spittlenic'
It'm Rec' the xxxth of Novemb'r for the buriall of Sara Tyan daughtr of Jeames Tyannic'
DecemberIt'm Receyved the firste of Decemb'r for the buriall of George powell, Mr Trottes s'u'nteijd
It'm Rec' the vjth of Decemb'r for the buriall of Elizabeth Whittle a gerlexxijd
It'm Rec' the ixth of Decemb'r for the buriall of Darbie Collelo (fn. 25) carpentrnic'
It'm Rec' the xijth of December for the buriall of Abigale Tian a wenchenic'.
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of ffrauncis Reade sonne of John Readenic'
It'm Rec' the same daie for the buriall of John Cankeijs
It'm Rec' the xxiiijth of December for the buriall of Katherine, (fn. 26) wief of John Readeijs
Som'e Receiptes in this mighelmas q'tr for burialles isxxxiiijs
Som'e Receiptes for burialles (fn. 27) in or seconde yeare isvjli xvjs ixd
Some Totall of Receiptes in this or seconde yeare together wth the xvjli xs jd ob' remayninge in or handes vnaunswered in or first yeares accompte isxlvijli xvjs

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The seconde yeare. 1577. paimentes

The said Accomptantes

Demaunde allowance for disbursemtes and expences by them ymployed and exspended for thuse of the Churche and other ordinarie and extra ordinarie chardges in this their seconde yeare Anno 1576, and 1577, as p'ticulerlie in their seu'all places in the contentes hereof nowe followinge at lardge appeareth

(That is to saie)

Paiemtes in christmas quartr 1576In primis paied for mendinge of the Easte Dore in the Church yardexijd
It'm paid for a Proclamacon of reformacon of Apparrell (fn. 28) iiijd
It'm paid for mendinge of the bearexviijd
It'm paid for a quire of Paperiiijd
It'm paid for mendinge of a Pewe nexte to the ffontexd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Hampton court to Whitehallviijd
Item paid for ringinge at the Quenes com'inge from Essex the iijd of marcheviijd
It'm pd for a grave in the north pace of the Churche, paving the sameviijd
It'm pd for pavinge of a grave in the south pace of the Churcheviijd
It'm pd for iij sackes of lymevjd
It'm pd for washinge of the Churche lyningexvjd
It'm pd for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd to the Parratoriiijd
It'm pd for awnsweringe of or Articlesviijd
It'm pd for A Dynner for our Sidemen and for or selvesixs vjd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wages this q'trxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the cloke this q'trxjs viijd
Som'e Paymtes this xp'as q'tr—ljs iijd
Paiemtes in Ladie daie q'tr Anno, 1577.Item paid towardes the settinge forthe of the Souldiorsxvijli js xd
It'm pd for Rishes (fn. 29) and strawing herbes when the bishoppe came in visitacon to ye churchxijd
It'm pd for the new Articlesxijd
It'm pd to the Bishoppes man for wrytinge of the Aunswere of or Articlesxijd
It'm paid to the Parrator when we gave vp or presentemtiiijd
It'm pd to Mr Harmans man for [blank] at the Bishoppes visitaconvjd
It'm pd for boltes and staples vppon the East dore of the Churchyardexviijd
It'm pd to Bartlet for mendinge the westside in the Churche and the windowes in the belfryiijs
It'm pd for a baldridgeijs ijd
It'm for ringinge at the Quenes remove from Whitehall to Greenwch the xxvjth of [Aprillviijd
It'm pd for ringinge at the Quenes com'inge from Lecestr howse (fn. 30) the ixth of Maie, and for ringinge at her dep'ture thence the xth of Maiexvjd
It'm pd to John Hunte Scrivenor for writinge thorders (fn. 31) of the churche & the bordevs vjd
It'm paid for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm pd for Washinge of the Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd to the Clarke for his wagesxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the Clockexjs viijd
Som'e paiemtes this or Ladie Daie quartr
xixlixiijsvd

The seconde yeare. 1577. paiementes

Paiementesin Midsomer q'tr 1577.Inprimis paid when we gaue or presentmt vp to the Bishoppe Elmer (fn. 32) xijd
It'm pd for the Dynners of or Sydemen and or selvesvijs viijd
It'm paid Ludforde for a Wheele for the forebellvjs
It'm pd to the Clarke of the peace for the Inditemt of the p'isheiiijs
Item paid to Ludforde for rep'ac'ons aboute the Clockeijs
It'm pd to wm Louckes for plates for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for a basketiijd
It'm pd for vj sackes of lymexijd
It'm pd for a pynne for the seconde bellijd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for bromesiijd
It'm pd for washinge the Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm for skowringe the swordes and pikes this q'tr paid to Mr Watersiiijs
It'm pd to the Clarke for his Wages this quarterxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge of the Clockexjs viijd
Som'e Paymtes this quarter is— iijli
Paiemtesin Mighelmas q'tr [1577.Item paid for ij bell ropesiijs vjd
It'm paid the same tyme for a Baudridgeijs ijd
It'm pd for ringinge on the xvijth of Novemb'r in memorie of the Quenes Coronacon for a pownde of candles and a basketiiijs vjd
It'm paid to Mr Waters for keepinge cleane of the Armourexs
It'm pd to Tyse for keepinge of the Clockevjs viijd
It'm pd for bromes for the Churcheiijd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clockeiiijd
It'm pd for Washinge the Churche lynnenxvjd
It'm pd for pavinge of ij graves in the crosse pace of the Churche before the quirexvjd
It'm pd for iiij sackes of lymeviijd
It'm pd for a loade of Sandeviijd
It'm pd to Ludforde for makinge faste the Pulpet in the midle of the Churcheijd
It'm pd for hollie, Ivie, rosemarie, and baies for the Churchexvjd
It'm pd to the Parrator when We gave vp or p'ntemtvjd
It'm pd for a quier of paperiiijd
It'm paid to the Clarke for his wages this q'trxxs
It'm pd to the Sexton for his wages and kepinge the clocke this q'trxjs viijd
It'm lente to Goodman Spice (fn. 33) wth the consent of the Mrs of the p'isheiijli
It'm paid to John Hunte Notarie for engrosinge of this or twoo yeares accomptexiijs iiijd
It'm paid for a drinckinge when we gave vp or accompte to the Mrs of the p'ishexijs
Som'e Paymtes this q'tr—vijli xs ixd.
Som'e paicmentes of this seconde yearexxxijli xvs vd
So remayneth in or handes redie to be deliu'ed to the New churchwardens at the yelding vp of or accompte.xvli vijd (fn. 34)
Som'e Totall of the Receiptes for theis twoo yeares amowntethe to the Some oflxli viijs jd (fn. 35)
Som'e generall of all Paymtes for the same tymexlvli vijs vjd
And so remayneth in or Handes redie to be Delyu'ed to the newe Churche Wardens at the yeldinge vp of this or Accompte the Som'e ofxvli vijd (fn. 36)

[Signed]
had & examined me p'sente Christofore heyward (fn. 37)
signu' Rob't [mark] Penithorne
Thomas ffowler
John Colbrand
Wyll'm Downes
Wyll'm Jesper
signu' Joh'is [mark] Erpe
ffranco haeck
signu' Davy [mark] Powell
signu' Ric'i [mark] Darloe
signu' will' [mark] waters
harold byngam
signu' Nichi [mark] xp'ian

Footnotes

1 90 lb. at ¾d. a pound.
2 Mr Anthonius Wise, Gent. (R.)
3 fro' ye spitle (R.) near Hyde Park.
4 Mris Courtney (R.)
5 Nov. 10(R.)
6 i.e. examined by the Vestry.
7 Ellis (R.)
8 This list lacks over 20 names which are in the Register.
9 The original total has been corrected.
10 To ask for a later date on which to make their presentments.
11 i.e. aisle.
12 Originally written £28. 7s. 3½d.
13 cf. p. 366. This probably alludes to an imprest made by the parish at the request of the Crown to "set forth the soldiers"; this was to be repaid to the parish by an "assignment" of the Tenth collected totally.
14 Widow of Sir John Cheeke who died in 1557.
15 Tho. Johnson (R.)
16 The fardingale was the Elizabethan crinoline.
17 Sir Henry Knevet (or Knyvet) of Charlton; his son Thomas was a prominent parishioner in the 17th century. It was this Thomas (knighted in 1604) who searched for the conspirators on Nov. 4, 1605, and to whom Guy Fawkes made his confession (Nat. Dict. Biog.)
18 qy. Lord Howard. Perhaps Lord Howard of Effingham (commander of all forces for repelling the Armada). The Earls of Surrey, Norfolk, and Northampton were also Howards.
19 Entrails; her body being buried elsewhere (cf. Machyn's Diary, p. 97).
20 Weekes (R.)
21 qy. Alice Williams, peste (R.)
22 The word "from" has been inserted above the line.
23 Tho: Whithell (R.)
24 Payment now made probably, vide Sept. 19th.
25 Coleto (R.)
26 vide Nov. 18.
27 There are only 14 specified as plague-dead (two of these are not in the above list); this leaves a large excess over the average total of healthy years.
28 A most elaborate definition of the materials and garments allowed to persons of every rank. Dated 16 Feb., 1576–7.
29 Rushes.
30 vide Essex House in London Past and Present.
31 Regulations and fees.
32 John Aylmer, S. T. P.; appointed Bishop of London in March, 1576–7.
33 vide note I, p. 207.
34 First written £17. 6. 3.
35 Originally written lixli xiijs ixd.
36 Originally written xiiijli vjs iijd.
37 Appointed in August, 1577; vide pp. 396, 400.