Accounts
December 1585 - December 1587

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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376-398

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'Accounts: December 1585 - December 1587', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 376-398. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81905 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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December 1585 - December 1587

The accoumpte of mathewe Clarke and John Goodcole Churchwardens of the p'ishe of Sainct martine in the feild in the Countie of Midd' chosen and appointed by the whole assent and consent of the Maisters of the same p'ishe for the space of Two whole yeares comensinge at the feast of the Beirth of our Lord god one Thowsand ffive hundered ffoure scoore and ffive, and endinge at the like ffeast in the yeare of our Lord god, One Thowsand ffive hundered ffoure score and Seaven and in the Thirtith year of the Raign of our sou'agn Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of England ffraunce and Ireland Queene Defendor of the faith &c'. Aswell for ye Receiptes as also for the paymentes and other chardges by them receyved and paid specified and conteyned in this their accoumpt followinge. viz'.

Receyued of Edwarde Steelecrage and David Delacke the last Churchwardens the xxth of ffebruary 1585, at the appointment of ye Mrs of the p'ishe for ye p'vidinge of a newe Bell the some ofxvli.

whereof laid out as followeth.

Item paid at Pullyns the viijth of may 1586 to make Walker the Belfounder Drincke when he agreed wth ye mrsxxjd
It'm paid ye xxvth of ye same moneth for ye carriage of or treable bell to the ffoundersxijd
It'm paid for wayinge of it ye same tymevjd
It'm paid ye xxjth of June for weyinge of both Bellesviijd
It'm paid vnto two porters for their helpesxijd
It'm paid for or Drinckeinge ye same tymeijs viijd
It'm pd for bringinge home of ye bellsxvjd
It'm pd vnto Walker the Bellfounder for ye newe Treable Bell & for ye newe castinge of ye old fore bell as by his acquittance appearethxiijli vijs
It'm paid vnto Portington for xvj foote of Tymber for ye mendinge of ye fframe of ye Belles at viijd a footexs viijd
It'm for sawinge of the same Tymberxijd
It'm paid vnto Richard Baker for lix foote of seelinge bourd at jd ye footeiiijs xjd
It'm paid for ij quartersxd
It'm pd for a bourd and for nailesviijd
It'm pd vnto ye Carpenter formendinge of the same frame and for hanginge the Bellsxxxs
It'm paid vnto wm Colbecke for carriage of ye Tymberiiijd
It'm for iijc of ijd nayles for mendinge the wheelesvjd
It'm pd for a newe Clapper to ye secound Bell weyinge xxiijli at vjd the poundxjs vjd
It'm for mendinge of the Treable clapperxijd
It'm pd for ij flatt peeces of Iron for ye treable Bell and for ij boultes weyinge ixli at iijd the poundijs iijd
It'm for makinge longer ij boultesxviijd
It'm for newe Iron and for mendinge of ye flatt bandes to ye treablexxjd
It'm for great nailes to pynne ye belles to ye stockesxviijd
It'm for iiij great spickes. ij boultes & boulsters & for ye fore lockes to them and for an other flatt pece of Iron weyinge in ye whole xviijli & a half at iijd ye poundiiijs vijd ob'
It'm paid for an obligacon wherein walker standeth bound for ij yeares for ye warrantise of ye same bellesxijd
Some of the paymentes isxvijli. ixs. xjd. ob'.
So haue we laid out more then we receyvidxlixs, xjd, ob'.
The said accomptantes also chardge them selves with the receipte of viijs. vijd. wch we receyvid of ye said last Churchwardens for the Churche Stocke by the Maisters Directions at or enteranceviijs. vijd.
Item Receyved for the Clarke and Sextons wages and for rep'ac'ons of the Church as by ye gatheringe Booke may more at lardge and p'ticulerly appearexli. xviijs.
Receyved for Token money in this or ffirste yearelvijs. jd.
Receyved of mr Marke Styward for one yeares rent for ye howse ou' the Churche lane due to ye old Churchwardens for their last yearxiijs. iiijd.
It'm receyved of ye same Marke Styward for one yeares rent to vs due for ye same howse for this or first yearexiijs. iiijd.
It'm gatherid for arrerages of Clarkes wages lefte by the old Churchwardensvs. vjd.
Some—xvli. xvs. xd

Receiptes for burialls knelles and sutche like in this our first yeare as followeth.

[.1585. Christmas q'ter December.Inprimis the xxvjth of December was buried Anne Neale daughter of Johnni'll
It'm ye xxvijth was buried Mary ffrendni'll
It'm ye same day was buried william Lee (fn. 1) sonne of wmni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried John Chadesley worste clothijd
It'm the same day was buried Margarett Bray the Coffine vjd, worst cloth ijd.viijd
It'm ye xxxth was buried Thomas Thackeam s'u'nt to mr yorke, ye Coffine vjd. worst cloth ijd & ij peales iiijdxijd
January. It'm the ffirst day of January was buried John Dawsonni'll
It'm ye xjth was buried mr ffrauncis Hackes for the best cloth ijs, for ye breakinge the ground in ye Churche xs, ye afternones knell xiiijd, ye iiij peales viijdxiijs xd

The firste yeares receiptes .1585.

Burialls in Christmas quarter.

Item the xiijth day of January was buried John Grenebancke for the grave vjd. and worst cloth ijdviijd
It'm ye xviijth day was buried Avelin Knoweldenni'll
It'm the xxijth was buried William Rutter worst clothijd
It'm the xxvth was buried Agnes ffraunc's worst clothijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried Agnes ffearne for ye afternones knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijdijs viijd
It'm ye xxixth was buried Ellen ffarcoke worst clothijd
ffebruary.It'm ye iiijth day of ffebruary was buried Thomas Piperni'll
It'm the vth was buried a poore boyni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Andrewe Melbecke a gonne maker yt dwelt in Southwarke & died sodenly in ye streat for ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijdijs vjd
It'm ye vjth was buried John Tether alias Butler for the best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, & ij peales iiijdijs vjd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried a poore Irishe Childni'll
It'm the xviijth was buried an other poore Irishe Childni'll
It'm the xxijth was buried Leonard woodnetni'll
Marche.It'm the ixth day of marche was buried At (fn. 2) Hackney mrs [blank] keyesiijs viijd
It'm the xxth was buried Ellen william an Irishe woman clothijd
It'm the xxijth was buried william waters ye Cutler for the ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. thafternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, ye iiijor peales viijdxs ijd
Some of the Burialls in this or xp'mas quarter isxxxixs. vjd.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter. 1586.

Aprill.1586.Item the vth day of Aprill was buried Elizabeth woolfode an Irishe gerleni'll
It'm ye vjth was buried m'garet Brian ye wif of Daniellni'll
It'm the vijth was buried Ellen Taylor from the feildni'll
It'm the viijth was buried Reginald vanderbeake for the best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd. thafternones knell xiiijd the iiij peales viijdiiijs

The firste yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter.

Aprill.Item the xvjth day of Aprill was buried Tillian (fn. 3) Tobiasni'll
the same day was buried Steven Priceni'll
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth watsonni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Roger Newtonni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried Adam Cornelius, ye coffinevjd
It'm the xxxth was buried Agnes ffawcken' worst clothijd
MayIt'm ye first day of may was buried Jeames Garneni'll
It'm the vth was buried Amos Saundersni'll
It'm ye vjth was buried Edmond Barrat a poore Irishe manni'll
It'm ye xijth buried xp'ian fflancke from ye feildni'll
It'm rec' the same day for ye buriall of Nicholas wood At his carryinge to be buried in ye Contrieiijs viijd
It'm ye xvjth was buried Robart Blackewell for ye worst cloth ijd & j peale ijd.iiijd
It'm ye xvijth was buried Thomas Dane for ye ground in the Churche vjs. viijd. for ye best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, & for ij peales iiijdixs xd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Gregory Pakeni'll
June.It'm the ixth day of June was buried m'gery ffyneni'll
It'm the xxth buried Margarett Martine for the Afternones knell xiiijd, for ye grave vjd & ij peales iiijdijs
It'm ye same day was buried Susan martineni'll
It'm the xxjth was buried ffoucke Owen for ye ground in the Churche xs, for thafternones knell xiiijd. And for ye best cloth ijd & iiij peales viijdxiijs xd
It'm ye same day weare buried Richard Clementson & A Chrisome of Richard Skierni'll
Some of the Burialls in this or ladie day q'ter isxxxiiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' q'ter .1586.

June.It'm ye xxiiijth day of June was buried fforman Maynardni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Alice Rutter worst clothijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried Elizabeth Parke (fn. 4) ye daughter of Johnni'll

The firste yeares Receipte .1586.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

July.Itemye iiijth day of July was buried Grace Cannon for ye best cloth xxd. ye Afternones knell xiiijd, the ij peales iiijd and for ye coffine vjdiijs viijd
It'm ye vjth was buried Anne Rosseni'll
It'm the ixth was buried ffrauncis Johnson for the Coffine vjd, & worst cloth ijd.viijd
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Raweni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Alice Hill for ye coffine & worst clothviijd
It'm ye xixth was buried william ward worst clothijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Tegg (fn. 5) Darbie an Irishe boyni'll
It'm the same day was buried Dirricke Waringeni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried one John [blank] out of ye feildni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Edward Colesni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried william Colesni'll
August.It'm the vth day of August was buried Susan Briggesni'll
It'm the xvjth was buried Josias Hancott (fn. 6) ni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried Henry Luffe gent for the ground in the Churche xvs, for ye best cloth ijs, for thafternones knell xiiijd, for iiijor peales xvjdxixs vjd
It'm for ye buriall of m'garet Hewbarke ye xviijthni'll
It'm the xviijth for ye Buriall of Thomas ffisher gent Sergiant to her maties Backehowse whoe was carried in ye Countrie to be buriedviijs ijd
It'm ye xxiijth was buried Elizabeth Rob'tesni'll
It'm ye xxvth was buried Elizabeth Loveni'll
It'm the xxviijth was buried Joane Arnoldni'll
It'm ye same day was buried william Chester, ye Coffinevjd
It'm the xxxjth was buried marshall Hewbarke, worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried Susan Downerni'll
September.It'm ye third day of September was buried Tho: Brancrofteni'll
It'm ye iiijth day was buried Sara Arnold for ye vj howers knell xiiijd, for ye grave vjd, ij peales iiijdijs
It'm ye xth was buried Tho: Davies out of ye feildni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Harrold Bingham for the coffine vjd, And clothviijd
It'm ye xvjth weare buried ij poore folkes out of ye feildni'll
It'm the xxvth was buried Thomas Briggesni'll
Some of ye burialls in this or Midsom' quarter isxxxvjs. iiijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes . 1586.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

October.Item the ixth day of October was buried Jane Harman worst clothijd
It'm ye xvth was buried Agnes Poole, cloth and coffineviijd
It'm the xxth was buried Elizabeth Browenni'll
It'm the same day was buried [Susana] Stevens ye wif of Harrabyn for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd, for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye ij peales iiijdixs xd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Ambrose Rowkes (fn. 7) out of ye feildni'll
November.It'm the secound of November was buried John Monday, clothijd
It'm ye vth was buried william Coxe for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye coffine & peale viijdiijs vjd
It'm ye vijth was buried Mathewe Pettieni'll
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Joane Basebrowneni'll
It'm the xvjth was buried Henry Orrell worst cloth & j pealeiiijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Roger Heath garden', clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried At Sct Clemtes, Luce ffellowes for ye best cloth xxd, ye afternones knell xiiijd, ye grave or for ye coffine vjd, ye ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xxvth was buried John west one of ye yeomen of her maties Chamber for ye ground in ye south sid quier xs, for ye knell xiiijd for iiij peales viijd.xjs xd
It'm ye xxvth was buried A poore boy out of ye feildni'll
It'm ye xxixth day was buried Richard Stapeler for the best cloth xxd, ye ij peales iiijd, & coffine vjdijs vjd
It'm ye same day was buried Richard Manfeildni'll
December.It'm ye secound of December was buried Papp Johnson worst clothijd
It'm ye vth was buried Hester Couttrell worst clothijd
It'm the vijth was buried John Jevan of Brill in Buck. for the coffine vjd & for ye cloth iiijdxd
It'm the viijth was buried Elizabeth Hillni'll
It'm the xvijth was buried william Jarves for ye best cloth ijs, for ye graue vjd, for ij peales iiijdijs xd

The firste yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter.

DecemberItem the xxijth day of December was buried a Chrisome of Jeames Garden not baptisedni'll
It'm ye same day was buried [blank] Engram sonne (fn. 8) of Johnni'll
It'm the xxiiijth was buried Joane Jones widdowe for ye best cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, ye iij peales vjdiijs xd.
Some of ye Burialls in this Mighelmas q'ter isxls. viijd
Some of the whole receiptes for burialls in this or first yeare a mounteth vnto ye some ofvijli. xs. xd.
Some totall of the whole receiptes in this or first yeare a mounteth vnto the some ofxxiijli. vjs. viijd.

whereof

The said accomptantes demaund allowance for ymploymentes and chardges by them paid and disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche & other ordinary and Extraordinary chardges in this their first yeare as p'ticularly ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1585.

Item paid vnto John Bellowes ye xiijth of January for ye takeinge downe & settinge vpp of mr Hackes his pewe (fn. 9) xijd
It'm paid for a quier of paper ye xviijth day of ffebruaryiiijd
It'm paid ye vth of m'che for sweringe of vs and or sidmenijs iiijd
It'm paid ye xjth of m'che for p'sentinge of or bill of p'sentmtiiijd
It'm paid for or dynn's and the sidmens ye same dayvs vjd
It'm pd for ij bell roppes ye xxvth of m'che, 1586, weyinge xvli at iijd ye poundiiijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for mendinge of two pewes in ye Middle Ile ye same dayvjd
It'm paid for ij baskettesiiijd

The firste yeares paymentes.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1585.

Item paid vnto Richard Bartlett for glasinge of the windowes lefte vndone by ye old Churchwardensvijs
It'm paid vnto the Clarke for his quarters wagesxxs
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs
It'm paid vnto him for kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm paid for washinge of the Churche clothesxvjd
It'm paid for bromes for the Churcheiiijd
It'm paid for oyle for the Clockeijd
It'm paid for writinge of ye Churche Inventories wch was not p'fectxijd
Some of this or Christmas q'ter is—lvs. xd.

Paymentes in this or Ladie day q'ter .1586.

Item paid ye vjth day of Aprill for pavinge of two graves in the south Ile of the Churchexvjd
It'm paid for a booke of Articles ye xvth day of Aprill at ye Bisshoppes visitaconvjd
It'm paid for takeinge of or oath ye same dayxijd
It'm paid for or dynn's ye same day and the sidmeniiijs vjd
It'm paid the first of June for a prayer bookeviijd
It'm paid for p'sentinge or billes thone for not receyvinge ye Comunion and thother for the Recusantes (fn. 10) ye xth of Juneviijd
It'm paid to ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm paid for washinge of ye Churche clothesxvjd
It'm paid for oyle for the clocke and bellesiiijd
It'm paid for bromes for the Churcheiiijd
Some of this or ladie day quarter is—xlijs. iiijd.

The firste years paymentes. 1586.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1586.

Item paid the xxvth day of June vnto m'shall for the coveringe of iij graves & mendinge other places in ye Churcheijs
It'm paid for a loade of lymexijd
It'm paid for lv tyles to paue ye same graves at jd a peceiiijs iijd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for a benche for ye lower pewe of ye mens seatesvjd
It'm pd ye third of July for mendinge of ij baldrigges and for ij newe baldriggesvijs vjd
It'm paid ye iiijth day at ye Bishopps visitacon for or p'sentmtiiijd
It'm for a booke of articles & ye Iniunction ye same dayxijd
It'm pd for or dynn' And ye sidmens the same dayiiijs iiijd
It'm pd to Docter Stanhope for p'sentinge or aunswer to ye same bookeiiijd
It'm laid out towardes ye mendinge of ye fframe & other Iron worke at ye hanginge vpp of or belles. more then we to yt vse receyvid as appeareth in ye same accoumptexlixs. xjd. ob'
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge ij cotterells (fn. 11) And for mendinge of a seate & a pewe dore ye vjth of Augustvjd
It'm paid vnto him for ij Rowlers ye same dayxvjd
It'm pd for removinge of ye great Stone where mr Luffe was laid & for layinge of it a gaineiiijs ijd
It'm pd ye secound of September for a pece of tymber beinge vij foote & A half for A newe stocke for the vth belliijs ixd
It'm paid for sawinge of it and for carriagexjd
It'm paid for iij dayes wor ke to Charles ye Carpentervs
It'm paid for ij day wor ke to his man at xvjd a dayijs viijd
It'm paid vnto him for a newe treable whelevijs
It'm pd for iiij hoopes for the bell whelesxvjd
It'm for mendinge of ye clapper to ye secound bell & for mendinge of ye boultes, nailes & other Iron worke Aboute ye iiijthiijs
It'm pd ye vijth of September her maties beirth day for ringingexijd
It'm pd vnto mr Stubbes & mr Sadler for p'sentinge or billesviijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke & Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for ringinge at her maties remove to richmondviijd
It'm for kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm for washinge the Churche clothesxvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye Clocke & bells vjdxd
It'm a newe locke & A boullt for ye east churchyard dore, & a new key for thotherijs xd
Some of this or Midsom' quarter is—vjli. xixs. xd. ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes. 1586.

Paymentes in mighelmas quarter.

Item paid ye xth of October for p'sentinge or quarterly billviijd
It'm paid for our dynn' And the sidmens ye same dayiiijs vjd
It'm pd for bourdes to mend ye highe pewe on ye south sid of ye Churche & other pewes theraboutes & for a doble q'terijs xd
It'm paid vnto Charles ye Carpenter for one dayes workexvjd
It'm pd for lyme And sand for ye pavinge of two gravesxiiijd
It'm for pavinge tyles to doe themxixd
It'm pd to a workeman for a dayes worke in mendinge of the gutter ou' ye Armoryxvjd
It'm paid to his laborerxd
It'm pd for a quier of paperiiijd
It'm pd for makinge cleane of the Armore ye xxjth of Octoberxjs
It'm pd for naylesvijd
It'm pd ye xth of November vnto Charles ye Carpenter for ye bottomynge of ye wheeles of ye v bells wth ye hoopes aforesaidiijs
It'm paid for nayles for ye same workevjd
It'm for a band of Iron for ye iiijth bell wheelevjd
It'm for mendinge of ye treable Clapper to make it ijli waightier ye xijth of Novemberxijd
It'm paid for ij bell roopes ye xvth day weyinge xiiijliiijs vjd
It'm pd the xvijth of ye same for ringinge At the chaunge of her maties raign to vj menvjs
It'm pd for a pound of candles ye same dayiiijd
It'm pd for ye makinge cleane of ye shert of malexijd
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill in mr Stubbes officeiiijd
It'm paid vnto walter ye Carpenter for mendinge the wheele of ye iiijth bell ye xiijth of Decembervjd
It'm paid vnto Bellowes for removinge of mr ffowlers pewe & settinge vpp of itvjd
It'm pd ye said xiijth of December for pavinge of mr westes grave & for lymexijd
It'm pd ye xxth of December for ringinge At her maties comynge to lambithxd
Some pag'—xlvs. ijd.

The firste yeares paymentes .1586.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid the xxijth day of December for a rope for ye iiijth bell weyinge vjli at iijd ye poundxviijd
It'm paid vnto Richard Baker the same day for a lather for the Churcheiiijs vjd
It'm pd vnto Portington ye Carpenter ye xxiijth day for the newe pulpittiijli. xiijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto the Smith for ye Iron worke a boute ye samevijs
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his first quarteridge in makinge cleane ye lane by ye mrs appointmentijs
It'm pd for kepeinge the clocke this whole yearevjs viijd
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke And Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm for kepeinge the clockexxd
It'm for washinge ye Churche clothesxvjd
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary And bayes for ye Churchexvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the clocke & bellsvjd
It'm pd for bromesvjd
Some pag'—vjli. xs. iiijd.
Some totall of this our Mighelmas q'ter isviijli. xvs. vjd.
Some Totall of this or first yeares receiptes isxxiijli. vjs. viijd.
Some totall of the paymentes isxxli. xiijs. vjd. ob'.
So restes in or handes vnaunswerid for havinge receyvid more this first yeare then hath ben ymployed the some ofliijs. jd. ob'.

The accoumpte of the said Mathewe Clarke and John Goodcole Churchwardens for the secounde yeare of their Office, havinge comencement from the feast of ye beirth of or Lord god, 1586, and endinge on the like feast, 1587, Aswell of Receiptes as paymentes by them receyved and expended in this their secound yeare as p'ticulerly ensueth.

Receiptes

Item the said Accomptantes chardge them selves with ye Remaynder and ou' plus of the Receiptes vnaunswered in the firste yeare the some ofliijs. jd. ob'.
It'm receyved towardes the Clarke & Sextons wages & for ye rep'ac'ons of the Churche. As by the gatheringe booke may more at lardge appearexli.
It'm Receyved for half the Token money ye some oflvijs. jd.
It'm receyved for ij searches for Christninges (fn. 12) xijd
It'm receyved of mr Marke Styward for one yeares rent due for ye howse ou' ye Churche lane at xp'mas lastxiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvjli iiijs. vjd ob'.

Receiptes for burialls knelles and sutche like in this or secound yeare as followeth.

January 1586.Item ye secound day of January was buried Joane Traiteni'll
It'm ye same day was buried John Cleyton worst clothijd
It'm ye vth was buried Elizabeth Rymmyngton worst clothijd
(fn. 14) It'm for ye buriall of mr Mackewilliams (fn. 13) whoe was buried in the countriexijs
It'm ye vjth was buried mary maynard from knightsbridgeni'll
It'm ye vijth was buried John Mooreni'll
It'm the xxth was buried Agnes Cooke from knightsbridgeni'll
It'm the same day was buried martine Palm'ni'll

The second yeares Receiptes .1586.

Burialles in Christmas quarter.

January.Item the xxixth was buried vrsula Thompson for ye best cloth xxd, for ye graue vjdijs ijd
ffebruary.It'm ye ijd day of ffebruary was buried mrs Leonard Cornelius Godfrie, for ye ground in the Church vjs viijd, for the cloth xxd, for the knell xiiijd, ij peales iiijdixs xd
It'm the iijd day was buried Catherin Baker, coffinevjd
It'm ye iiijth day was buried Rebecca Lyonni'll
It'm ye vijth day was buried ffrauncis williams, for ye knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the coffine vjd, ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye ixth was buried Alexander Booby (fn. 15) ni'll
It'm ye xjth was buried Dennys Ithell (fn. 16) ni'll
It'm the xijth was buried Elizabeth [blank] Twifords maidni'll
It'm the xixth was buried Anthony Cooke sonne of mr will'm Cookeni'll
It'm the xxviijth was buried William Wrightni'll
Marche.It'm ye third day of marche was buried margaret Custance worst clothijd
It'm ye viiith was buried Richard Trombleni'll
It'm the xth was buried a Chrisome of william wellesni'll
It'm the same day was buried Thomas Hadley worst cloth ijd, ij peales iiijdvjd
It'm ye xvth buried a poore maid yt died in ye streatni'll
It'm ye xviijth was buried a Chrisome of wm Dawsonsni'll
It'm the xxiijth was buried a Chrisome of John Smithesni'll
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried John Engram worst cloth ijd, ye grave vjd, ye first peale ijdxd
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried ffrauncis Battie for ye ground in ye Churche vjs. viijd. for the after nones knell xiiijd, for ij peales—iiijdviijs ijd
It'm the same day was buried Richard fflud (fn. 17) ni'll
Some of ye burialls in this or Christmas q'ter isxxxviijs. ijd.

The secound yeares Receiptes. 1587.

Burialls in or Ladie day q'ter.

Marche .1587.Item the xxxth of m'che was buried John weekes for the ground in the Churche vjs viijd, for the best cloth xxd, for thaftr nones knell xiiijd, iij peales vjdxs
Aprill.It'm the first day of Aprill Roger Chomley was buried, for the best clothxxd
It'm the third day was buried william Scofeild for the coffine vjd, and worst cloth ijdviijd
It'm ye vth was buried John Cokeshead worst clothijd
It'm the viijth was buried Hugh Nelsonne, out of ye streatni'll
It'm ye xijth was buried Commore Grinsillni'll
It'm the xvth was buried Agnes Batcheler from knightsbridgeni'll
It'm the same day was buried Oliver Twist worst clothijd
It'm the xvijth day was buried a Chrisome of wm Colbeckesni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Lewis ap Richard for the Coffine vjd, and worst cloth ijd.viijd
It'm the xxijth was buried Elizabeth Jones worst clothijd
May.It'm the secound day of may was buried ye late right hon'able Sir Thomas Bromley knight Lord Chauncellor of England in the Abbie of westm' for the best cloth ijs vjd, for the knell ijs vjd, for the peales xijsvjs
It'm the ixth was buried Thomas knight worst clothijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Thomas Mekins from knightsbridgeni'll
It'm the xvth was buried John Abramni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried an Irishe poore manni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Susan Hastler for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd. for the best cloth xxd, ye ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried walter [blank] s'u'nt to ye ladie Mary Hastinges (fn. 18) coffine And clothviijd
It'm ye same day was buried John Radley clothijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Joane waver for the best cloth xxd & coffine vjdijs ijd
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Jane Chesterni'll

The secound yeares Receiptes .1587.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1587.

May.Item the xxvijth of may was buried Phillip Nealeni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Jeames [blank (fn. 19) ] worst clothijd
June.It'm ye third day of June was buried John Thomas, clothijd
It'm the vth day was buried Thomas Trowt worst clothijd
It'm ye viijth day was buried Elizabeth Earpe for the after nones knell xiiijd, coffine vjd, ij peales iiijdijs
It'm ye ixth was buried Alice Chester for the grave vjd and ij peales iiijdxd
It'm ye same day was buried m'garet Robottomni'll
It'm the xijth was buried Hugh Hill for thafternones knell xiiijd ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd the ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried pears Roath from knightsbridgeni'll
Some of ye Burialls in this or Ladie day q'ter isxxxviijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Midsom' q'ter.

July.Item ye xvth of July was buried Thomas watsoneni'll
It'm ye xvijth was buried [Joanna] vrshawe for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, ye coffine vjd, and j peale ijdiijs vjd
It'm ye same day was buried Thomas wier worst cloth ijd. ye coffine vjd, j peale ijdxd
It'm the xixth was buried Elizabeth martine for the coffine vjdvjd
It'm the xxvth was buried Joane washington for ye best cloth xxd, ye coffine vjd, j peale ijdijs iiijd
It'm ye xxvijth was buried Elizabeth Nobletni'll
It'm ye xxxth was buried Katherin Browne for ye best cloth ijs, ye ground in ye Churche viijs for the knell xxd, iij peales vjdxijs ijd
It'm ye same day was buried wm Nutt a child, coffinevjd
It'm ye last day weare buried a chrisome of Patericke Dirrickes & a poore Irishe gerleni'll

The secound yeares Receptes .1587.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter.

August.Item the third of August was buried Harman Briggesni'll
It'm the same day was buried George Coppingeni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Anne Heathcott for ye ground in the Churche vjs viijd, thafternones knell xiiijd for the peales viijdviijs vjd
It'm the xth was buried Anne fletcher worst clothijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Elizabeth Tuchborne, coffinevjd
It'm ye xxjth was buried Ellen Dirricke for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, thafter nones knell xiiijd ye ij peales iiijdviijs ijd
It'm the xxvijth was buried a Chrisome of Ric' Belfordesni'll
It'm the xxixth was buried Susan Leonardni'll
It'm the xxxjth was buried Henry Robotton cloth & pealeiiijd
September.It'm the first day of September was buried Margarett Barnatt for ye best cloth xxd, thafter nones knell xiijd, the ij peales iiijd, ye ground in the Churche .vjs. viijd.ixs xd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Isacke Penn for the afternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the Coffine vjd. & ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
It'm ye xixth was buried Agnes Hewes for the afternones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, the coffine vjd. and ij peales iiijdiijs viijd
Some of ye Burialls in this or Midsom' quarter isliiijs. viijd.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1587.

October.Item ye first day of October was buried Jane Colbecke for ye knell xiijd, ye best cloth xxd. coffine vjd, iij peales vjdiijs xd
It'm ye vijth was buried Thomas Gough for ye cloth ijd and for ye coffine vjdviijd
It'm ye xjth was buried william Sharpe for the ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, for thafter nones knell xiiijd, ye cloth xxd, ye ij peales viijd.xs ijd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Jeames Spiceni'll
It'm the same day was buried Anne yncheni'll
It'm ye xxvjth was buried a Chrisome of Lawrence Daviesni'll

The secound yeares Receiptes .1587.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1587.

November.Item ye iiijth of November was buried Anne ffoxeni'll
It'm ye ixth was buried Margery Smithni'll
It'm the xth was buried william Rawlettni'll
It'm ye xijth was buried John Smith a glou'ni'll
It'm ye xvth was buried Thomas [blank] from knightsbridgeni'll
The xvjth was buried Joane Moore for ye coffine & clothviijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Robart Preist for ye Churche groundvjs viijd
It'm ye same day was buried m'garett Rawlettni'll
It'm the xxjth was buried John Barkerni'll
It'm ye same day was buried Agnes Runckhorne for ye coffine vjd, ye cloth xxd, j peale ijdijs iiijd
It'm ye xxiiijth day was buried Alice Thompson (fn. 20) ye wif of Edward for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, ij peales iiijdvijs
It'm ye xxvth was buried Abigall Smithni'll
December.It'm the third day of December was buried m'garet wilkinsonni'll
It'm the iiijth was buried a poore man out of ye feildni'll
It'm ye vth was buried mrs Dorothie Holbech the wif of George, for ye churche ground vjs. viijd. for the cloth xxd, for the ij peales iiijdviijs viijd
It'm ye vijth was buried Leonard Rymmyngton for ye best cloth xxd, ij peales iiijdijs
The xth was buried Gallant Doyley for ye cloth xxd, the grave vjdijs ijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Roger Nicholls worst clothijd
It'm the xvth was buried Elizabeth Griffineni'll
It'm ye xxijth was buried Hugh lewis from ye spittleni'll
It'm ye same day was buried John Leache yt was slaine at mr halls, coffine vjd, cloth ijdviijd
It'm the xxiiijth was buried vrsula wilkinson worst clothijd
Some of the Burialls in this or Mighelmas q'ter isxlvs. ijd.
Some of the whole receiptes for Burialls in this or secound yeare a mounteth vnto ye some ofviijli. xvjs. iiijd.
Some Totall of the whole receiptes in this or secound yeare a mounteth vnto the some ofxxvli. vs. xd ob'.

wherof

The said Accomptantes Demaunde allowance for ymploymentes and chardges by them paid and Disbursed for the vse of ye Church and other ordinary & extraordinary paymentes in this their secound yeare as hereafter more p'ticularly ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1586.

Item paid ye xxviijth of December for a booke to put in ye collectionsxijd
It'm paid ye third of January for a Dust baskettiijd
It'm pd ye xxth for a bell rope weyinge vjli. at iijd a poundxviijd
It'm pd ye iiijth of ffebruary for tyles & paveinge mrs Godfries graveijs
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill in to mr Stubbes office ye viijth of ye sameijs iiijd
It'm for puttinge in of or bill of p'sentmentviijd
It'm pd ye same day for ringinge after thexecut'on of ye Queene of Scottes (fn. 21) xd
It'm pd for mendinge of ye great key of the south Churche doreviijd
It'm pd ye xijth of marche for ij bell roppes for ye third and vth bellsijs viijd
It'm pd to walter ye Carpenter ye xiiijth of m'che for a seat for ye pulpitt & for mendinge ye iiijth bell wheeleijs ijd
It'm pd for ye Iron worke for ye same seatexijd
It'm pd for p'sentinge or bill for ye Recusantes (fn. 22) and for or quarter Billviijd
It'm pd for or drinckinge & ye sidmens ye same tymeijs viijd
It'm pd ye xviijth of m'che to Abbot ye Carpenter for mendinge ye south windowe of the storie wherin ye bells hange wch was throwne downe with ye violence of ye wind and for trussinge of the vth bellvs vjd
It'm paid ye same day to ye Brickelayer for mendinge ye roofe of ye Churche wch was broken wth ye fale of ye same windowe & for mendinge ye roofe in other places for tyle lyme & workemanshipiijs vjd
It'm pd ye xxiijth day for newe writinge our gatheringe booke for this or secound yeareijs
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm for kepeinge ye Clockexxd
It'm for washinge the Church clothesxvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & for oyle for ye clocke & bells iiijdviijd
Some of ye paymentes in this or xp'imas q'ter isiijli. iijs. jd.

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1587.

Item paid ye first day of Aprill for a Booke of Articles at the Archdeacons visitaconxiiijd
It'm for makinge and puttinge in of or Billviijd
It'm pd for or dynn' and the sidmens ye same dayiiijs
It'm pd vnto Bellowes ye iiijth of Aprill for a pece of tymber for a rest for ye hammer of ye clocke. viijd, for a bourd for mr Bevins seate iiijd, for mendinge of ij formes vd, for nailes ijd, for mendinge ye pewe in the quier iiijd and for a dayes workeiijs iijd
It'm pd for ye pavinge of iij graves ye xiiijth of Aprill and for lyme for the sameijs vjd
It'm pd for a quartern of tyle to paue ye same grauesxxijd
It'm pd for a newe key for the vestrie dorevjd
It'm pd for iij forelockes & nailes for ye stocke of ye vth bellviijd
It'm pd ye secound of may for A newe Bell ropexviijd
It'm pd for steyinge or Bill in the Archesxiijd
It'm pd ye ixth of June for ye deliu'y of ij billes into mr Stubbes his officeviijd
It'm pd ye xxth of June when we weare sent for to Doctor Stanhope, for or boote hieriiijd
It'm pd for makinge of or bill ye same tymeviijd
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his quartridge in makinge cleane the east Church laneijs
It'm pd vnto ye Clarke and Sexton for their q'ters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge the Clockexxd
It'm pd for washinge ye Church clothesxvjd
It'm for bromes iiijd & oyle for ye Clocke & bells vjdxd
It'm for writinge ye viccars p'sentmt (fn. 23) xvjd
Some of this or ladie day q'ter islvjs.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1587.

Item paid ye ixth of July vnto ye Bisshoppe of Londons Parrator for warninge vs to ye Courtexijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth of July for pavinge a grave in ye Middle Ileviijd
It'm pd for lyme and sand for the same grauevjd
It'm pd vnto Bellowes for makinge ye deske and ye seate in ye viccars place & for Iron worke to itijs viijd

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1587.

Item paid vnto Bellowes ye xvth of July for ij dayes Worke in trussinge the secound and vth Bellsijs
It'm paid vnto ij laborers ye same ij dayes to helpe himijs
It'm paid for vij forelockes (fn. 24) nailes and mendingexijd
It'm paid ye secound of September for pavinge of iiij gravesijs viijd
It'm for iiij sackes of lyme xvjd and for sand ijd to doe ye samexviijd
It'm pd the vth of September for ij Bell ropesijs vjd
It'm pd ye vijth for ringinge, beinge her maties beirth dayxijd
It'm paid for p'sentinge or bill for Recusantes (fn. 25) ye xvth dayiiijd
It'm pd for or & the sidmens drinckinge ye same tymexixd
It'm pd ye xxiijth day for mendinge ye treable bell Clappervjd
It'm pd vnto ffather ffuller for his quateridgeijs
It'm pd vnto the Clarke and Sexton fos their quarters wagesxxxs
It'm pd for kepeinge ye Clockexxd
It'm pd for washinge ye Church clothesxvjd
It'm pd for oyle for the Clocke and Bellsiiijd
It'm pd for Bromes for the Churcheiiijd
Some of this or Midsom' quarter islvs. vijd.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter.

Item paid ye third day of October for p'sentinge or bill at ye Archdeacons visitacon & for warninge vsviijd
It'm deliu'ed ye same day vnto mr Heton (fn. 26) for his dynn'ijs
It'm vnto Ledford for trussinge of ij bells viz' ye stint (fn. 27) and secound, ye xth of Octoberxviijd
It'm pd ye xiiijth day for viij ells & a half of holland to make a Surplas at ijs vd thell xxs vijd, for a pece of Cuttinge worke (fn. 28) to bind ye same a bout ye collor iijs iiijd. and for makinge of it iijs. iiijd.xxvijs iijd
It'm pd ye xxiijth of October for a C of Bricke to mend ye east church gatexvjd
It'm pd for a stone to sett on ye piller on ye southsid of ye churcheijs
It'm pd for a C of pavinge Tylesvs
It'm for carriage of ye same tyles by wateriijd

The secound yeares paymentes .1587.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter. 1587.

Item paid for ringinge ye xxiiijth of October At her maties comynge to ye Lord Admiralls (fn. 29) xd
It'm paid for sand for ye worke mencioned on thother sidiiijd
It'm paid vnto ye Brickelayer for one dayes worke & A half A boute ye rep'acioninge of ye Churcheijs
It'm pd vnto his laborerxvd
It'm pd for mendinge of ij keyes viz' ye keyes of ye east and west dores of ye Churchyard ye xxixth of Octoberviijd
It'm pd ye vjth of November vnto ye Plomm' for xiiijli vj o'zces of sodder for ye mendinge of ye leades in ye Steeple at vijd jliviijs ijd
It'm pd vnto him for one dayes worke A boute ye sameijs
It'm pd vnto his laborer for tendinge his Ironsviijd
It'm for wood & coales to heat his Irons viijd & for nailes ijdxd
It'm pd ye xjth of November for a shovellvjd
It'm pd ye xiiijth of ye same for ij Bell ropes weyinge xliijs vjd
It'm pd the xvijth day for ringinge At her maties chaungevs
It'm pd for A pound of Candleiiijd
It'm pd ye secound of December for p'sentinge or bill of Recusantes (fn. 30) into mr Stubbes officesvj
It'm pd ye viijth of December for ij bell ropes weyinge xliijs vjd
It'm pd for ij sackes of lyme for ye pavinge of iij gravesviijd
It'm pd for coveringe of themxviijd
It'm pd ye xvth of December vnto Bellowes for makinge of v pannells to the cou' of ye font & for mendinge of itiijs vjd
It'm pd vnto him ye same day for a newe coffineiiijs
It'm pd vnto ye painter for garnishinge of ye same ffontviijs
It'm pd vnto ye Plomm' ye xviijth of December for ixli & a half of sodder for ye mendinge of ye gutters on ye south sidvs vjd ob'
It'm pd for ffier and to his laborervjd
It'm pd vnto mother ffuller for her quarteridgeijd
It'm pd for an Iniunction from ye bisshopp ye xxijthijd
It'm pd vnto ye glasier for mendinge ye churchwindowesvijs
It'm pd for kepinge ye Clocke this whole yearevjs viijd
It'm pd for ringinge At her maties goinge from Som'set howsexd
It'm pd for a dust basketiijd
It'm pd for hollie, Ivie, rosemary and bayes for ye Churchexvjd
It'm pd vnto ye clarke and Sexton for their wagesxxxs
It'm pd for keepeinge ye clockexxd
It'm pd for bromes and oyle for ye clocke & bellsxiijd
It'm pd for ingrossinge this or accoumpte & writinge ye ij Inventories and for writinge ye gatheringe bookexxs
It'm pd for a supper for ye mrs of ye p'ishe at ye giveinge vpp of this [or accoumptxxs
Some of ye paymentes in this our mighelmas q'ter a mounteth vnto ye some ofixli. ijs. ixd. ob'.
Some Totall of this or secound yeares receiptes as before p'ticularly appeareth a mounteth vnto ye some ofxxvli. vs. xd. ob'.
Some Totall of ye paymtes as also before may appeare isxvijli. xvijs. vd. ob'.
So remaines in or handes for that we haue receyved more than we haue laid out. wch We are redie to deliu' vnto the newe Churchwardens the some ofvijli. viijs. vd.
Examyned and allowed by the Maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder mencioned the xxviijth day of January .1587. Aoq' R R Elizabethe Tricesimo (fn. 31) and ye Chardge by them comitted & deliu'ed vnto ye neweChurchwardens Henry Stevenson (fn. 32) and Richard Woodlocke.

[Signed]
Thom's ffowler
Matthew Heton (fn. 33)
minister there.
Chi: Wardoure
John Colbrand
Myles lakyn
Wylly'm Downes
wyll'm Hedworthe
Thomas pultney
Leonard [mark] harman
Anthony haris
Wyll'm Jesper
John [mark] kelseys m'ke
p'me Derr[ick] Helden
Edward Stylkragg
Richard [mark] Sheppie

Footnotes

1 Edward Lowe (R.)
2 Not in the Register.
3 Gilliana (R).
4 Parkar (R.)
5 Teage (R.)
6 Hancocke (R.)
7 Brooke (R.)
8 But Register says Maria.
9 cf. the last item on p. 378.
10 cf. pp. 394, 396–7.
11 (a) A small iron wedge for securing a bolt; (b) Round iron plate in the nut of a wheel (Halliwell).
12 The first notice of such a use of the registers.
13 He was the second husband of Lady Cheeke.
14 Not in the Register.
15 Bowltbye (R.)
16 Deonissia Ittall (R.)
17 Richard Jones ali's Lloyde (R.)
18 Perhaps the youngest daughter of the 2nd Earl of Huntingdon; this lady, in 1583, was sought in marriage by Ivan I, Czar of Russia, but she refused the offer and died unmarried. (Dict. Nat. Biog.)
19 s' to Steelecragge (R.)
20 Thomas (R.)
21 It was at 8 a.m. on this day (Feb. 8th) that Mary was beheaded.
22 cf. pp. 384, 396–7.
23 cf. n. 3, p. 396. qy. the Churchwardens "presented" the Vicar for committing forgery and as being therefore unfit to retain his office.
24 qy. the bar which prevents the bell from swinging right over.
25 cf. pp. 384, 397.
26 Minister during the vacancy between the death of Christopher Heyward (vide p. 400) and the appointment of Wm. Fisher Ap. 1588. Heton may have served the parish in Heyward's lifetime, for in May, 1587, the latter was on trial for a forgery to which he confessed. Judgment was deferred on a technical point, vide G. D. R., Dec., 30 Eliz. (Middlesex County Records).
27 sic for saint's bell.
28 Stamped (or cut) open work in linen (Halliwell).
29 Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham. Elizabeth visited him again on Nov. 17, and stayed till Nov. 21 (Dict. Nat. Biog.)
30 cf. pp. 384, 394, 396.
31 Annoque Regni Reginae Eliz: Tricesimo (and in the 30th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth).
32 He died in office, vide p. 401.
33 vide n: 3, p. 396.