Accounts
December 1589 - December 1591

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J. V. Kitto (editor)

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1901

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416-434

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'Accounts: December 1589 - December 1591', St Martin-in-the-Fields: The accounts of the churchwardens, 1525-1603 (1901), pp. 416-434. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=81907 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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December 1589 - December 1591

The accoumpt of Richarde

Aucocke and Jeames Waller Churchwardens of ye p'ishe of Sct Martine in ye feildes in the Countie of Midd' Chosen and appointed by the vicar with ye whole assent and consent of ye maisters of the same p'ishe in vestrie for the space of Twoo whole yeares Comensinge at ye feast of the Beirth of our Lorde god one Thowsand ffive hundered ffower score And nyne and endinge at ye like feast in ye yeare of our Lord one Thowsand ffive hundered ffower scoore & Eleaven and in the ffower and Thirtith yeare of the reign of our sou'eign Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of England ffraunce and Ireland Queene Defendor of the faith &c'. Aswell for Receiptes as paymentes by ym receaved and paid as in this their accoumpte p'ticularly ensueth.

The said accomptantes chardge them selves with the Receipt of xlvijs. iiijd. wch they receaved of Richard woodlocke and william Bevan ye last Churchwardens at their entrance in their officexlvijs. iiijd.
Item Receyved for ye Clarke and Sextons wages and for pewes and rep'ac'ons of the Church as by their gatheringe booke more p'ticularlie appearethxli. vijs. iijd.
It'm Receaved for half of ye Token money in this our first yeareliiijs. iijd.
It'm Receaved of Sir Thomas Cecill (fn. 1) for arrerages of Clerkes wagesxs.
It'm receyved of mr marke Styward for one yeares rent for the howse ou' the Churche lanexiijs. iiijd.
Some—xvjli. xijs. ijd.

Receiptes for Burialls knelles and sutche like in this our first yeare. As followeth.

Christmas quarter .1589.

December.Item the xxvijth was buried Thomas Cornewni'l
January.It'm the xxvjth was buried Nomine Sonnetni'l
It'm the xxviijth was buried Thomas Rowsse gent for the ground in the Church vjs. viijd. for thafternones knell xiiijd. for ye best cloth xxd. the peales vjdxs.
ffebruary.It'm the secound was buried Agnes weston for the grave vjd, ij peales iiijd.xd
Item the iiijth was buried Jane worsley for ye best cloth xxd, the graue vjd, iij peales vjdijs. viijd.
It'm the xijth was buried Joane Peter for ye best cloth xxd, the grave vjd, thafternones knell xiiijd the ij peales iiijdiijs. viijd.
It'm ye ffiftenth was buried marie Pitt, coffinevjd

The firste yeares Receiptes

Christmas quarter .1589. ffebruary.

Item the xviijth was buried mary Bennett. coffine Cloth and knelliijs.
It'm ye same day was buried A child from the hare and the hound, worst clothijd
It'm the xxijth was buried Elizabeth Partington coffenedvjd
It'm the same day was buried Elizabeth ffrancklynni'l
It'm the xxvjth was buried Edward Swinborne yt was slaine in the Streat, clothiijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Susan Partington, coffinevjd
march.It'm the first was buried marie Partington, coffinevjd
It'm the vth was buried Bridgett Hartleyni'l
It'm the vjth was buried wm Drewes Chrisomeni'l
It'm the xxth was buried Arnold Smith, for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, the grave vjd, ij peales iiijd.iijs. viijd.
Some—xxvjs. iijd.

Burialls in or Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Aprill.Item the secound was Buried mrs [Margaret] ffowler, the ground vjd. viijd. ye Cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd, iij peales vjdxs.
It'm the iiijth was buried Elizabeth kelsey for ye best cloth xxd, the forenones knell. xiiijd. ye iij peales vjdiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xth was buried margaret Johnson for the Coffine and worst clothviijd
It'm the same day was buried at warwicke ye late right hon'able Ambrose, Earle of warwicke (fn. 2) whoe deceased in Bedford howse for the ground, cloth knell And pealesxs.
It'm ye xviijth was buried John Lambethni'l

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in our Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Aprill.Item the xxxth was buried John Jen'inges for ye ground vjs. viijd. ye best cloth xxd, the Afternones knell xiiijd, ye peales vjdxs.
May.It'm the secound was buried from knightsbridge wm Atkinsonni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Henry wells for ye coffine And Clothviijd
It'm the xiijth was buried Avis whithead worst clothijd
It'm ye xiiijth was buried Alice Tuchen' worst clothijd
It'm the xvjth was buried mrs mary yorke for the After nones knell xiiijd, ye best cloth xxd, and ye iiijor peales xvjdiiijs. ijd.
It'm the xviijth was buried Pacience Tacham, best clothxxd
It'm ye xxijth was buried Peter Merickeni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried a Chrisome of Laurence Daviesni'l
June.It'm the xijth was buried mary Robinson from knightsbridgeni'l
It'm the xxiijth was buried xp'ofer Bromfeild, clothxxd
Some—xlijs. vjd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1590.

June.Item ye xxvth was buried At Sct [blank (fn. 3) ]. in wood streat mrs [blank]. Ceaser, for the ground in our Church vjs. viijd. for the forenones knell xiiijd, for the best cloth xxd, & ij peales iiijdixs. xd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried mary Browen coffine vjd, ij peales iiijd. ye afternones knell xiiijdijs.
Julij.It'm the xxviijth was buried mabell [blank] worst clothijd
It'm the iiijth was buried Joane Pearsonni'l
It'm the vijth was buried Elizabeth Grene for ye best cloth xxd, and coffine vjdijs. ijd.
August.It'm the vijth was buried Blaunch Pitt, coffinevjd
It'm the xiiijth was buried Joane Rileworth clothijd
It'm the xviijth was buried [Mris] Martine for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd ij peales iiijd, and coffine vjdiijs. viijd.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1590.

August.Item the nynetenth was buried Henry waller Coffinevjd
It'm ye xxjth was buried John wills for ye best cloth xxd, coffine vjd & ij peales iiijd.ijs. vjd.
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried a Chrisome of John Hathawayesni'l
It'm the xxvijth was buried Rob't Huse, coffinevjd
It'm the xxviijth was buried m'garet woodwardni l
It'm the xxixth was buried At Sct m'garetes in westm' marie Shadwell, worst clothijd
September.It'm ye secound was buried from knightsbrige ffraunc's horeni'l
It'm the third was buried marie Gately, worst clothijd
It'm the vth was buried Hughe Pitcher for the Afternones knell xiiijd, best cloth xxd, coffine vjd and ij peales iiijdiijs. viijd.
It'm ye xth was buried mabell wilsonni'l
It'm the xjth was buried Amy Drewry worst clothijd
It'm the xvth was buried Thomas welsheni'l
It'm the xxjth was buried Rose Darloe for the cloth xxd, the forenones knell xiiijd, coffine vjdiijs. iiijd.
Some quarter—xxixs. vjd.

Burialls in mighelmas quarter .1590.

October.Item ye third was buried mr ffrauncis whitney Sergiant At Armes, for the clothijs
It'm ye vjth was buried widdowe knight worst clothijd
It'm the vijth was buried John Thrasher, coffinevjd
It'm ye viijth was buried katherin Bagleyni'l
It'm the xiiijth was buried widdowe Spencer for the cloth xxd, coffine vjd, thafter nones knell xiiijd and ye ij peales viijdiiijs.

The firste yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

October.Item the xiijth was buried morgan vaughan for the ground in the Church vjs viijd, ye forenones knell xiiijd, the peales viijdviijs. vjd.
It'm the xvth was buried Garratt Johnson, ye ground vjs. viijd. thafternones knell xiiijd, ye Cloth xxd and the iij peales xijdxs. vjd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried Edward Eaton, coffine vjd, the cloth xijd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, the ij peales viijdiijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xxixth was buried Thomas Chesterni'l
November.It'm the xijth was buried Agnes Hill, for ye best cloth xxd ye knell iiijd. ij peales viijd.ijs. viijd.
It'm ye xxjth was buried Hughe Cossons, worst clothijd
It'm the same day was buried Isabell Combes, clothijd
It'm the xxviijth was buried Phillippe martine for ye ground vjs viijd & thafternones knell xiiijd.vijs. xd.
It'm the last was buried John Poole for ye best cloth xxd & thafternones knell xiiijdijs. xd.
December.It'm the iiijth was buried Agnes Goodcole for ye ground vjs. viijd. the cloth xxd, thafter nones knell xiiijd, the iij peales xijdxs. vjd.
It'm ye vijth weare buried John Church & Phillipp Cornewni'l
It'm the xth was buried Hugh wilsonni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Joane Raymentni'l
Some quarter—liijs. ijd.
Some of the whole burialls in this our first yeare isvijli. xjs. vd.
Some totall of ye whole receiptes in this our first yeare Amounteth vnto the some ofxxiiijli. iijs. vijd.

whereof

The said accomptantes demaunde allowance for ymploymentes and Chardges by them paid and Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche and other ordinary & extraordinarie chardges in this their first yeare as followeth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1589.

Item paid ye xviijth day of January for a bell rope weyinge vijli. & a half at iijd ye poundxxijd ob'.
It'm paid for ringinge ye xxiijth and xxiiijth of ye same moneth at her maties goinge & comynge to and from Lambethijs.
It'm paid for Ringinge ye xxvijth of January At her Matie comynge to the Earle of warwickes (fn. 4) & goinge from whitehall to grenewchijs.
It'm paid ye xxxth of January for mendinge ye fflie (fn. 5) of the Clockevjd
It'm paid ye vijth of ffebruary for takeinge of our oathes and ye Sidemensxijd
It'm paid ye same Day for our And their Dynn'sviijs. iijd.
It'm paid the xiiijth of ffebruary for mendinge of the Treable bell Clapperxxijd.
It'm paid for a newe Regester Bookexvjd
It'm paid ye xviijth of ffebruary for a quier of pap'iiijd
It'm paid the xixth of ffebruary for a bell rope weyinge viijli at iijd ye poundijs.
It'm paid for puttinge in of A bill of p'sentmt And for presentinge or quarters billxd
It'm paid ye xvth Day of marche for a prayer Booke for the kinge of Navar and for ij Dayes ringinge for the victorie he then obteyned (fn. 6) iiijs. iiijd.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlocke for his first pay by yor owne Directions (fn. 7) xs.
It'm paid ye xxiiijth of marche to ye Clarke and Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm paid for kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm for Bromes and oyle for ye C[l]ocke & bellsxijd
It'm paid for ye stayinge of ye p'ishes p'sentmt in the Crowne office (fn. 8) aboute Dr[e]wry lanexxvijs. ijd.
It'm paid vnto mother ffullerijs.
Some of the paymtes in this or Christmas quarter isiiijli. xviijs. jd. ob'.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in or Ladie Day quarter .1590.

Item paid vnto William Partington ye first of Aprill for ye smale case for ye Clocke in ye Belfrie for stuf and workemanshippiiijs.
It'm paid ye xth of Aprill for p'sentinge of our Bill At ye Archdeacons visitacon and for or booke of Articlesxvjd
It'm paid ye same Day for our Dynn' and ye sidemensiiijs. xd.
It'm paid vnto Bellowes ye xjth Day for mendinge of twoo pewesxxijd
It'm paid ye xijth of may vnto mr Stubbes for obteyninge of a further Day for p'sentmentesxd
It'm paid vnto Richard Bartlett for mendinge of the glass windowes aboute ye Churcheixs.
It'm paid vnto ye plomb' for mendinge of ye gutter ou' ye pulpettijs. vjd.
It'm paid for a bell rope for ye sainct's Bellxijd
It'm paid for Ringinge ye iiijth and vjth of June At her maties goinge and comynge from ye Lord Chauncellors (fn. 9) ijs.
It'm paid ye vijth of June vnto Bellowes for mendinge of twoo pewesxvjd
It'm paid the same Day for A Balriggeijs.
It'm paid ye xth Day for puttinge in of or Aunswer to the quarter billviijd
It'm paid vnto Thomas Bynnes for tyleinge of the Church ye xxiijth of June As by his bill it Appearedxljs.
It'm paid for makeinge of a frame for the waightes table (fn. 10) ijs.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid vnto mother ffullerijs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clarke And Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appearesvs.
Some quarter.—vjli. js. iiijd.

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1590.

Item paid ye xviijth day of July vnto willia' Partington for bourdes and other thinges yt went to ye translatinge of the seates of the maisters pewes and for removeinge of ye vppermoste pewe in ye north Ile and for workemanshippe As by his bill appearethxlvijs. ijd.
It'm paid vnto ffoster thapparitor ye xviijth day of August for ij prayers for ffraunce (fn. 11) vjd
It'm pd the vijth of September beinge her Maties Beirth dayijs. vjd.
It'm pd ye same day for a bell ropeijs. ijd.
It'm pd for carvinge of ye hed of ye newe pewexvjd
It'm pd for p'sentinge of our quarter billviijd
It'm pd vnto Simon for helpeinge of the Carpenters in the Aforesaid workeijs.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid vnto mother ffullerijs.
It'm paid vnto the Clarke And Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd for kepeinge of the Clockexxd
It'm pd for oyle And bromes for ye Churchexijd
It'm pd vnto ye glasier for takeinge downe & settinge vpp the glasse And for mendinge of itiiijs.
Some—vli. vs.

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

Item paid ye third day of October for coveringe of two graves & for tyles And workemanshippijs. vjd.
It'm pd ye xvjth of October At ye Archdeacons visitacon for swearinge of a newe sidemanviijd

The firste yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1590.

Item paid ye same xvjth of October for our Dynn' and the sidemensvjs. xd.
It'm paid vnto mr Partington for mendinge of ye frame of ye Bells for stuf and workemanshipvjs.
It'm paid ye xvjth of November for ij Balriggesvs.
It'm paid the same day for ij Bell ropes and Bucklesiiijs. vjd.
It'm paid ye xvijth day for ringinge At the exchaunge of her maties Reignvjs.
It'm paid ye same day for a pound of candlesiiijd
It'm paid the vjth day of December for coveringe of twoe graves And for stufiijs.
It'm pd ye xiijth of December for p'sentinge of our quarter billxijd
It'm paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid for washinge of ye Churche Clothesvs. iiijd.
It'm paid vnto Abraham Leedes for kepeinge of the Armoryxs.
It'm paid vnto mr Clarke for lookeinge to the clocke and for other Iron worke As by his bill Appearesxijs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs.
It'm paid vnto the Sexton for his wages And for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appearesxvjs. iiijd.
Some—vli. ixs. vjd.
Some Totall of ye paymtes in this our first yeare isxxjli. xiijs. xjd. ob'.
And so remay[n]ethe Declar' (fn. 12) for this yere in the Church Wardens handesxlixs. vijd. ob'.

The accoumpte of the said Richarde Aucocke and Jeames waller churchwardens for their secounde yeare of office haveinge comencemt from the feast of ye Beirth of our Lorde god, 1590, and endinge on ye like feast, 1591, Aswell of Receiptes as paymtes by ym receaved and paid as hereafter ensueth.

Receiptes

Item Receaved towardes the Clarke and Sextons wages and for pewes and rep'ac'ons of ye Church As by the gatheringe Booke appearethxli. ixs. viijd.
It'm Receaved for half of ye Token moneyliijs. vd.
It'm Receaved of mr marke Styward for one whole yeares rent for ye howse ou' ye Church lane ended at Christmas last ye some ofxiijs. iiijd.
Some—xiijli. xvjs. vd.

Receiptes At Burialls knelles and sutch like as hereafter p'ticularly ensueth

January.Item the vijth was buried Perygrine ffuller for ye best cloth xxd, the grave vjd, ye knell vjd, ye ij peales viijd.iijs. iiijd.
It'm ye xijth was buried Margery [blank]ni'l
It'm ye xiiijth was buried william Booremanni'l
It'm the same day was buried Agnes Edlinge for ye Cloth xxd, ye grave vjd, ij peales viijd, ye knell vjdiijs. iiijd.
ffebruary.It'm the iijd was buried [William (blank)]. worst clothijd
It'm ye iiijth was buried mrs Jane Dirrill sometyme ye wif of mr Pynn', ye best clothxxd.
It'm ye ixth was buried [blank] Pettni'l
It'm the xjth was buried John [blank]. yt was slaine Aboute p'ke (fn. 13) corn' & died in ye hospitall (fn. 14) Chappellni'l
It'm the xvijth was buried John Donmore best clothxxd.

The firste (fn. 15) yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Christmas quarter .1590.

ffebruary.Item the xixth was buried [blank] ffisher (fn. 16) for the cloth and coffinexvjd
It'm the xxjth was buried margery Burgesvjd
march.It'm ye vjth was buried John Turnor, worst clothijd
It'm ye vijth was buried [blank] Heathcott worst clothijd
It'm the ixth was buried Elizabeth Smith coffine cloth and knellxijd
It'm the ixth was buried mr Thomas Hearon for ye Cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd, and the iij peales xijdiijs. xd.
It'm ye xxiijth was buried Laurence Couxson, clothxxd
Some of the Burialls in this or Christmas q'ter isxviijs. xd.

Burialls in or Ladie day quarter .1591.

Aprill.Item ye first was buried at ye Abbie of westm' mrs [blank] Skevington, for ye ground iiijs, ye After nones knell xiiijd, and ye iij peales—xijdvjs. ijd.
It'm ye vth was buried Elizabeth manfeild worst clothijd
It'm ye same day was buried Henry Gibson for ye best cloth xxd, ye howers knell vjd, ye ij peales viijdijs. xd.
It'm ye same day was buried Humfrie Peacocke for ye ground in the Churcheiiijs.
It'm ye vjth was buried [blank] whitworth for ye best cloth xxd, ye howers knell vjdijs ijd.
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Ledfordni'l
It'm ye xvjth was buried william Marlevile [gent.] for the best cloth xxd, thafternones knell xiiijd the iij peales xijd.iijs. xd.
It'm ye xvijth was buried Robert Thomas for ye best cloth xxd ye grave vjd & ij peales viijdijs. xd.

The firste (fn. 17) yeares Receiptes

Aprill.Item ye xxijth was buried Hester mathewe ye grave and knellxijd
May.It'm ye first was buried Ellenor Booreman, worst clothijd
It'm the secound was buried Christian Taylor, coffinevjd
It'm ye viijth was buried Andrewe Bittermy, clothijd
It'm the xjth was buried John Brewer, worst clothijd
It'm the xijth was buried John Borne, cloth & knellvjd
It'm ye xvijth was buried ij twynnes of wm Atkinsonsni'l
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried from knightsbridge Elizabeth Nicholas, best clothxvjd
It'm ye xxiijth was buried ffraunc's Soper, cloth & knellvjd
It'm ye xxvth was buried m'garett Griffine, worst cloth and knellvjd
It'm ye xxixth was buried Emrie wright, worst cloth and knellviijd
June. (fn. 19) It'm ye vth was buried [blank] walker. worst clothvjd
It'm the vjth was buried Richard ffisher, for ye grounde vjs viijd, ye cloth xxd, the knell xiiijd ye iiijor peales xvjdxs. xd.
It'm ye xvth was buried margery Seax (fn. 18) for ye cloth And knellijs.
Some—xls. xd.

Burialls in Midsom' quarter .1591.

Item ye xxviijth was buried John Strathorn for ye best cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd ye grave vjd, ye ij peales viijdiiijs.
July.It'm ye first was buried Joane ffellowes, for ye Cloth and knellviijd
It'm the third was buried Jeames Hartleyni'l
It'm ye xijth was buried Elizabeth Lambithni'l
It'm ye xxvjth was buried Jeames Grinsillni'l
August.It'm the third was buried Richard Grange for ye Cloth And knellxijd
It'm ye iiijth was buried Simon williamson for the coffine vjdvjd

The seconde yeares Receiptes

August.Item ye vth was buried [blank] Cancke (fn. 20) from kinges streat in westm' for ye forenones knell xiiijd, the grave vjd, And ye peales xijdijs. viijd.
It'm ye xvth was buried ffrauncis Penythorne, for ye Cloth xxd, ye grave vjd, ye ij peales viijdijs. xd.
It'm the xvijth was buried Joanes wattes (fn. 21) , ye Clothxviijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried william Grigge, coffinevjd
It'm the xixth was buried william Gilbert, clothijd
It'm ye xxth was buried Jeames Brodbottom from Salisbury Alley (fn. 22) in ffleete streate, for ye grounde vjs viijd, ye Cloth xxd, ye Afternones knell xiiijd ye iiijor peales xvjdxs. xd.
It'm ye xxiiijth was buried Agnes Bates, coffinevjd
(fn. 23) It'm the xxvth was buried Jeames Boreman, clothijd
It'm ye xxviijth was buried John Newton worst clothijd
It'm ye xxxjth was buried m'garet weston, coffinevjd
September.It'm ye xiijth was buried John Celey of Bruton in ye Countie of Som'set. clothijd
It'm ye xvth was buried Margarett Dowley ye wif of morgan from knightsbridgeiiijd
It'm ye xviijth was buried John Saunders, for ye best cloth And knellijs. ijd.
It'm ye xixth was buried Edwarde [Cooke]. for ye best cloth xxd, ye knell vjd, ye grave vjd and the ij peales viijdiijs. iiijd.
It'm the xxvjth was buried katherin veale Ali's kinge, for the cloth and knellxvjd
Some—xxxiijs. iiijd.

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

October.Item ye vijth was buried Thomas Heathcott for ye grounde vjs. viijd. ye cloth xxd, ye knell xiiijd, and ye iij peales xijdxs. vjd.
It'm ye xviijth was buried Richard Ledford for the knell And clothxijd
It'm ye xxvjth was buried Margery Aucocke Cloth and knellijs. ijd.

The seconde yeares Receiptes

Burialls in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

November.Item ye xjth was buried Richarde ffletcher, for ye grounde in ye Churche vjs. viijd. and for ye best cloth knell And pealesxs.
It'm the xxth was buried ffrauncis Cooke, for ye ground in ye Churche vjs viijd, for ye best cloth, for the forenones knell And pealesxs.
It'm the xxijth was buried Jeames Cannon, for the grounde Cloth knell And pealesxs.
It'm the xxviijth was buried Raphe mason, for ye ground cloth knell And pealesxs.
December.It'm ye viijth was buried [blank] wetherhed (fn. 24) Lord Bishoppe of waterfourd, for ye ground knell & pealesxs.
Some of the burialls in this or Mighelmas quarter isiijli. iijs. viijd.
Some totall of ye burialls (fn. 25) in ys our secound yeare isvijli. xvjs. viijd.
Some Totall of the whole receiptes in this or secounde yeare isxxjli. xiijs. jd.

Whereof

The said accoumptantes demaunde allowance for ymploymtes and chardges by ym paid and Disbursed for ye vse of ye Churche and other ordinary paymtes in this their secounde yeare as hereafter ensueth.

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1590.

Item paid the xjth of ffebruary for ringinge At her maties goinge to lambeth And At her Departure from thence to grenewch ye xiijth of the same monethijs.
It'm paid ye xiiijth of ffebr' for ij Bell ropes weyinge xvliiijs. xd.
It'm paid for A newe wheelebarrowe to carrie ye filth out of ye Churche And Churche yardiijs. xd.
It'm paid for p'sentinge of our quarter billxiiijd

The seconde yeares paymtes

Paymentes in Christmas quarter .1590.

Item paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid vnto ye 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 vnto him for oyle for ye Clocke And Bellsvjd
It'm paid vnto him for bromes And other necissaries aboute ye Churchexd
It'm paid vnto mother ffullerijs
Some quarter—lvs. xd.

Paymentes in or Ladie day quarter .1591.

Item paid ye secounde day of Aprill for newe makeinge of or secound gatheringe Bookeijs.
It'm paid ye iiijth day for coveringe of a gravexxijd
It'm paid At ye Archdeacons visitacon ye xxixth day of Aprill for A booke of Articlesxxijd
It'm paid for a Bell rope weyinge ixliijs. iijd.
It'm paid ye same visitacon day for our Dynn's And ye side mensvs. viijd.
It'm paid ye xiiijth day of June for coveringe of Richard ffishers gravexxijd
It'm paid for watchinge of ye Churche iij nightes when ye ij north windowes weare in makeinge lowerxijd
It'm paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke And Sexton for their quarters wagesxxxs.
It'm paid for kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm paid for oyle for ye clocke And for Bromesxijd
It'm pd vnto mother ffullerijs.
It'm pd for p'sentinge of or quarter Billviijd
Some quarter—iijli. js. ixd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Midsom' quarter .1591.

Item paid vnto william Partington ye viijth day of August for mendinge of iiijor pewesxijd
It'm pd for An Iron pynne for ye fasteninge of ye treable Bell whellvjd
It'm pd ye vijth day of September beinge her maties Beirth dayiijs.
It'm pd ye xijth day for coveringe of a grave And for tiles And other stufijs. vjd.
It'm paid vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm paid vnto ye Clerke for his quarters wagesxxs.
It'm pd vnto the Sexton for his quarters wagesxs.
It'm pd for kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm pd vnto him for Bromes And oyle for ye Clocke And Bellsxijd
It'm pd vnto mother ffullerijs.
It'm pd vnto Bartlett ye glasier for takeinge downe And settinge vpp of ye glasse & for mendinge of ye sameiiijs.
Some—lvs viijd.

Paymtes in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

Item paid for ye makeinge of ye fframe to sett in ye orders (fn. 26) iijs.
It'm pd at ye Archdeacons visitacon ye xxjth day of October for A booke of Articles And for p'sentinge our Aunswer theruntoijs. iiijd.
It'm paid for our Dynn's And ye sidemens ye same dayiiijs. xjd.
It'm pd for ye coveringe of ij gravesxxijd
It'm pd for a bell rope ye xiiijth of Novemb' weyinge vijli & A half at iijd ye powndxxijd ob'
It'm pd vnto mr Partington for settinge of ye windowe in ye west windowe [of the] steeple yt was blowen downe wth wind & for stufvijs. vijd.

The seconde yeares paymentes

Paymentes in Mighelmas quarter .1591.

Item paide for ij Ballrigges ye xvjth of Novemberiiijs.
It'm paide (over And besides the some of xxjli. ijs. xjd. wch we gathered of ye Benevolencis of ye p'ishon's) towardes the erectinge And fynishinge of ye newe lofte (fn. 27) and ye pewes therin beinge As by ye gatheringe Booke Appeared at our Accoumpte therof deliu'ed to you ye vth of Decembervjli. xijs. ixd.
It'm pd ye xvjth of November for A pound of Candlesiiijd
It'm pd ye xvijth day for ringinge beinge ye exchaunge of her maties reignvjs.
It'm paid ye xth of December to ye plomer for mendinge of ye leade in ye gutterijs. vjd.
It'm paid for half A C of tyles for ye coveringe of v gravesijs. ixd.
It'm paid for workemanshippe And other stuf for ye coveringe of them to Campionvs
It'm pd vnto mr woodlockexs.
It'm pd vnto mother ffullerijs.
It'm paid for p'sentinge of our quarter billxxd
It'm paid vnto mother Bray for washinge of ye Churche Clothes this whole yearevs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto mr Clarke for kepeinge of ye Clocke And for other thinges by him done this yeareviijs. iiijd.
It'm pd vnto Abrham Leedes for kepeinge And lookeinge vnto the Armorxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Clerke & Sexton for ther q'ters wagesxxxs.
It'm pd vnto ye Sexton for kepeinge of ye Clockexxd
It'm pd for oyle for ye Clocke And Bellsxijd
It'm pd for hollie Ivie rosemary And Bayesxvjd
It'm pd vnto him for other thinges by him laid out As by his bill Appearesijs. iiijd.
It'm pd for writinge And ingrossinge of this our Accoumpte and for ye ij Inventories of ye Churche goodes and for newe makeinge ye gatheringe bookexxs.
It'm pd for a supper for ye maisters of ye p'ishe At ye giveinge vpp of this our Accoumptexxs.
Some of this or Mighelmas quarter isxiiijli. viijs. vjd. ob'.
Some Totall of this or secound yeares paymtes isxxiijli. js. xd. ob'.
So'me gen'all of ye Receiptes in theis our Twoe yeares A mounteth vnto ye some ofxlvli. xvjs. viijd.
So'me gen'all of ye paymentes in theis our Twoe yeares A mounteth vnto ye some ofxliiijli. xvs. xd.
So remaynes in our handes for yt we haue receaved more then we haue laid out wch we Are readie to deliu' ye some ofxxs. xd.
Examyned and Allowed by ye maisters of ye p'ishe hereunder mencioned ye xxxth day of January, 1591, Anno q' R R Eliz: (fn. 28) xxxiiijto And ye chardge by ym comitted vnto ye neweChurchwardens Richard Tedder & Patericke Dirricke.

[Signed]
T. Knyght (fn. 29)
Myles Lakyn
wyll'm Jespar
Edward Stylkragg
John [mark] Goodcooll mark.
Will'm Beuan
Tho: Windebank (fn. 30)
wy: Hedworthe
p' me Derr[ick] heldon
Matth Clerck
Richard Wodlock
John [mark] kelsey
Chi: Wardoure

It'm rec' of the guifte of Patericke Dirricke Sadler vj Buckettes of Leather.

It'm receaved of the guifte of william Bevan Chaundlor vj Buckettes of Lether wch voluntarily they gaue to ye vse of ye Churche.

Footnotes

1 Elder son of William Cecil, Lord Burleigh. He was knighted at Kenilworth in 1575. In 1605, James I made him Earl of Exeter, when his brother Robert became first Earl of Salisbury.
2 He died on Feb. 20th. Bedford House, Strand, was on the site of Southampton Street (London Past and Present).
3 St. Alban's, or perhaps St. Michael's.
4 Nichols (Progresses of Eliz., III, 27) suggests Chelsea where the Earl had a house; cf. note, p. 418.
5 Probably the mechanism which regulated the speed of the hour strokes.
6 The Battle of Ivry, March 14th, 1589–90.
7 vide p. 415.
8 cf. note 2, p. 273.
9 Sir Christopher Hatton.
10 The Proclamation concerning weights was to be framed and hung up in the Church.
11 Henry (IV) of Navarre was fighting (against the Holy Catholic League) for the kingdom he did not as yet possess.
12 i.e. de clare, clear balance.
13 Hyde Park.
14 At Knightsbridge.
15 Should be "seconde."
16 Uxor Petrus (R.)
17 Should be "seconde."
18 Moore (R.)
19 Not in the Register.
20 Uxor Rogerus (R.)
21 Woorts (R.)
22 Near St. Bride's Church (vide Salisbury Court in London Past and Present).
23 Not in the Register.
24 Thomas Wetherhead became Bishop of Waterford in July, 1589. (Cotton's Fasti Eccl. Hibern., I, 9.)
25 The Register contains 31 more burialls than are in the Churchwardens' list for this year. This is doubtless due to the omission of the majority of those at which no fees were paid.
26 Aframe for public notices.
27 Gallery.
28 cf. pp. 398, 415.
29 Appointed in Nov. 1591.
30 vide note 1, p. 335.