WCM 15376f                                                             1249-[1250].

 

Memorandum that Simon came to Stubbington on Sunday next before [the feast of] the Translation of St Swithun[1] 33[2] Henry [III]éin the year of grace 1249ù[3] and in the year of Prior Matthew 15.

 

Receipt Receipt by the hand of br John 46s.8d. Item[4]

From wheat sold From 1 qtr of wheat sold 3s.2d.  Item From 4 qtrs of wheat sold 14s. at 42d. per qtr.  Item from 24 qtrs of wheat sold 6 marks at 40d. per qtr. and all was sold before the feast of St Michael.

Item From 36½ qtrs sold after the feast of St Michael up to mid Lent £6 and 20d. at 40d. per qtr.

Item From 7 qtrs sold after mid Lent 23s.4d. at 40d. per qtr.  Item From 4 qtrs 12s. at 3s. per qtr.  Item From 4 qtrs sold 10s. at 2s.6d. per qtr. Item from 2 qtrs of curall sold 5s.4d.

                                                Total of cash received from 82½ qtrs

                                                of wheat sold £15 16s. 2d. as much from

                                                receipts as from grain sold.[5]

Rye sold From 27½ qtrs sold 73s.4d. at 2s.8d. per qtr.

                                                Total 73s. 4d.

Barley From 9½ qtrs sold 19s. at 2s. per qtr.  Item from 5 qtrs sold 10s.10d. at 2s.2d. per qtr.  Item from 2 qtrs 40d.  Item from 3 qtrs 5s.6d.  Item From 3 qtrs sold 6s.

éItem From 3 qtrs of barley sold by the hand of Richard the bailiff 6s.  Item from 6 qtrs 13s. at 26d. 

Item from 10 qtrs 23s.4d. at 28d. per qtr.  Item from 1 qtr 28d.  Item from 5½ qtrs 12s.10d. at 2s.4d.ù[6]

                                                Total of cash from 48é½ù[7] qtrs of barley

                                                sold £5 2s. 2d.

Vetches From 15 qtrs sold 25s. at 20d. per qtr.

                                                Total 25s. éand from 10 qtrs of oats

                                                sold 15s.  Total is evidentù[8]

Rent From Thomas gray at the feast of St Michael 2s.2d.  From Henry puko’s widow 17¼d.

Item From the Prior of God’s House of Portsmouth 5s.6d.  Item from William and Henry and Warin de kingestone 2s.2d.[9]  Item by the hand of Alan tanator 25s.[10]                           Total 37s. 3¼d.

            Item From the palisade[11]of Whale

            for 2 cows 12d.

                                                            Total of all Receipt £28 8s. 11¼d.

Expense of harvest In the first visit of Simon In bread 3d.  In Meat and fish from Sunday next before the Translation of St Swithun until the feast of St Laurence 10s.2d.  In Cheese bought 4s.  In ale In that term 9s.5d.  Item from the feast of St Laurence until the eve éof Bartholomew the Apostleù[12] In meat and herring for the familia[13] and reapreeve 7s.2d.  In ale 5s.1d.

                                                            Total 36s. 1d.

Item In relish for 4 Carters for 3 weeks 18d.  Item In their relish from the eve of St Laurence until the feast of St Bartholomew 12d.  Item In relish for 4 stackers for 4 weeks 2s.  Item For the same from St Laurence’s day until the feast of St Bartholomew 12d.  Item In relish for 5 tithe collectors for 1 week 5d.  Item In relish for 15 tithe collectors for 3 weeks 2s.11d.  Item In relish for 15 tithe collectors for 1 week 15d.  Item In relish for 6 tithe collectors for 1 week 6d.

                                                Total 10s. 7d.

wages Item In wages of 4 carters 12s.  In wages of 4 stackers 10s.  In wages of 4 tithe collectors 5s.8d.   In wages of 2 tithe collectors 3s.4d.   In wages of 10 tithe collectors 15s.  In the wage of the swineherd 2s.6d.  In the wage of the cowherd 2s.  In the wage of the dairy assistant 2s.6d.  Item In the wage of Richard son of Mr Ralph 4s.

                                                Total 57s.

Item In Hiring reapers 20s.3d.  In Hiring Carts In harvest 21s.7d.  In tallow for candles and carts 14d.  In covering a stack 12d. 

                                                Total 44s.

                                                Total of all expense In harvest

                                                £7 7s. 8d.

Cost of ploughs In steel bought 11d.  In sharpening and repairing ironwork 20d.                                      Total 2s. 7d.

shoeing of affers In shoes and nails for affers 3s.10d.  Item in shoes, clouts and nails for carts[14]3s.2d.  In halters for the affers 3d.                                                    Total 7s.[15]

wages of the famuli In wages of the famuli for Christmas term to William the Carter 10d.  to Osbert 10d.  to the Ploughdriver[16]8d.  In 3 Carters 2s.  to a famulus 6d.  éTotal 4s.10d.ù[17] Item for Easter term In the same 4s.10d.  Item for the term of St John the Baptist 5s.6d.  In a gift to the famuli at Christmas 4½d. at Easter 3½d.  In 1 Sheet for winnowing 12d.[18]

                                                            Total 16s. 10d.

threshing of wheat  In threshing 165 qtrs of wheat 28s.6d.  Item In threshing 35 qtrs 5s.10d.

of rye In threshing 29 qtrs of rye 4s.10d.  In threshing 6 qtrs of beans 6d.  In 3 qtrs threshed 3d.

Of barley In threshing 98½ qtrs of barley 8s.2½d.  Item In threshing 60 qtrs of barley 5s.

Of oats In threshing 165 qtrs of oats 6s.10½d. éItem In threshing 8 qtrs 4d.ù[19] In threshing 4 qtrs of vetches 4d.

In threshing 6 qtrs of peas 6d.

In binding a bushel with iron 2d.  In 2 casks bought 3s.

                                                            Total 63s.4d. for threshing.

Liveries to the reeve of Fishbourne At the beginning of harvest 13s.4d.  Item to William Lond’ 8s.6d. by the bailiff’s order to turpinel 12d. by order of the same.  to the roofers 17s.2d. by the prior’s order.  Item to the roofers 2s.3d. by order of the same.  To Robert the marshall for the prior’s palfreys é2ù[20]s.6d.  In hay for the same 3d.  Item In the prior’s palfreys there 4s.6d.

Delivered to the lady of Portsea 5s. for Rent of brochurst at Michaelmas term. 

In 1 acre bought 39s. delivered to Richard lutail’  6s.  In Simon’s sickness[21]

In relish for Simon and 1 roofer for 15 days before the Nativity of the blessed Mary 11d.  In ale 14d.  Item In relish and drink for Simon after the Nativity of the blessed Mary until Pentecost 5s.11d.  Item in his sickness 12d. éTotal £15 18s. 11d.ù[22]

Item In relish and drink until Sunday after the Translation of St Thomas the Martyr 18d.

                                                            Total 110s.

Expense at Southwick sent to Southwick Between the Translation of St Swithun and the feast of St Laurence In Meat 3s.6d.  Item there In the same term In fish 8s.9½d.  Item there on Wednesday before the Assumption of the blessed Mary In fish 2s.  Item there on the blessed Mary’s day In fish 2s. by Henry the Carter.  Item there on the following Sunday In conger and herring 12s.7½d. by view of R. the bailiff.  Item at Southwick on Saturday next before the feast of St Bartholomew the Apostle In fish 6d. by the rector. 

Item there on St Augustine’s day In fish 20d. by tras. Item there for the anniversary of the son of Robert de bello anneco[23] In wine 2s. by the bailiff’s order.  Item there on Saturday before the Nativity of the blessed Mary In fish 14½d. by tras.  Item In beef On the morrow of the Exaltation of Holy Cross 16d. 

Item In expense of the Prior and Philip Godchep at Portsmouth on Wednesday after the Exaltation of Holy Cross 2s.1d.

Item sent to Winchester for the Prior at the fair 5s.3d. by tras. Item In fish at Candover 33d. by the bailiff’s man. 

Item sent to Southwick on Saturday before Michaelmas when the Abbess of Wherwell was there In fish 2s.

Item on the following Sunday In Beef 2s.  Item there on the following Monday In bread 2s. by Adam the reapreeve.

Item on the following Wednesday In fish 12d. by Richard sumeter.  Item on the following Saturday In fish 12d. by John horn.

Item there In a sester of new muskadine 10d.  Item there on Wednesday before the feast of All Saints In fish 9d.

In the Prior’s expense at Stubbington for[24] Canons of Merton 33d. In shoeing horses 8½d.  In hay for them 2d.

Item sent to Southwick on Friday before the feast of All Saints In fish 11d. by Job on the same day In herring 14d by visman.

In fowl for the Prior to take with him to Lewes 10½d.  In expense of Richard the bailiff at Portsmouth for canons of Merton 7½d.

Item sent to Southwick on Sunday before Martinmas In fowl 22d. for the Abbot of Hide.

Item there on Sunday after Martinmas In fowl 3½d. sent to Prior’s Dean for the prior on Friday before the feast of St Clement In fish 3s.7d.

Item to Southwick on the following Saturday In fish 5½d.  Item on St Clement’s day In bread 19d. In 1 bs. of  mustard 7d.

Item there for the visitors[25]éIn fowlù[26] 2s.6d. by Richard sumet’  Item there on St Nicholas’s day In fish 9d.  On the following Wednesday In fish 17d. by tras.

Item there on the following Thursday In fish 13d. by John venarius On the feast of St Lucy the Virgin In merling 9d. by the Carter.

                                                            Total £3 17s. 4d.

[The 2 mm. are sewn together here, m.2 being indented at the head.  The total (summa) above is written across both mm.]

m.2

Item there In 1 lb. of peiz 3/4d.  In 1000[27]herring bought from Herbert gromet[28] On the eve of St Thomas the Apostle 7s.6d. by the bailiff’s order.

Item In 1½ measure of blanket cloth 18d. by order of the same.  Item On St Thomas the Apostle’s day In eels 9d.

Item On [Christmas] eve[29]In fowl 8d. 

sent to Winchester for the Prior before the Justices itinerant  In fowl 9s.8d.  In 3 deer[30]2s.1d.

Item there In 15000 large nuts 5s.  In 1 bs. of mustard 14d.

Item sent to Southwick on Saturday before the Purification of the blessed Mary In 1½ wether carcasses 21d.

Item there In 3 conger bought on Sunday before Ash Wednesday[31] 2s.6d.  delivered to William tregot[32] 18d. by order of Richard the bailiff.

Item on Monday after [Ash Wednesday] In 1 last of herring 22½d.  Item sent to Southwick for the Justices itinerant In white wine 35d.

In ... [33] of the prior’s Grooms at Portsmouth on the day when the justices were there 3d.  In hay for horses 2d.

Item sent to Southwick on the feast of St Matthew the Apostle In fish 20d. by Richard sumet’ In shoeing the prior’s horses on Monday after the feast of St Matthew 9d. 

Item sent to Southwick on the same day In fish 9d. by Candover.  Item on the following Thursday In fish 5s.4½d.

Item On the following Sunday In mackerel 2s.2d.  Item on the following Monday In fish 17½d.  Item On the following Friday In fish 14½d.

Item On the following Sunday In mackerel 4s. for Sir Guy Wecke’ [34]Item there for the anniversary of Ralph clericus[35] In mackerel 2s.

Item On Monday In mackerel and conger 3s.8d.  Item there on the following Wednesday In mackerel 16d. by the subprior’s order.

In Expense of 1 preacher[36] of La Hide on Saturday On the eve of St Benedict 3½d.

Item sent to Southwick for[37]the Annunciation of the blessed Mary In 6 Lampreys bought 9s.6d.  Item on the blessed Mary’s day In fish 3s.6d. 

Item there on the following Saturday In mackerel 18d. by the subprior’s order.  Item on Palm Sunday In mackerel 2s. In conger 18d.

Item there on the following Thursday In mackerel 11d.  On the eve of Easter In mackerel 2s.  On Easter day In Beef 3s.

Item In ½ ox bought on the following Saturday 5s.  Item there on Monday after the Close of Easter In bread 14d.

Sent to the Prior on his way to London for[38]Easter 10s.  In shoeing the prior’s palfrey on Monday after Hockday 3d.  In hay for the same for 2 days 3½d. 

Item sent to Southwick for the anniversary of Henry de farham[39] In Beef 2s.6d.

Item there 3 times before Pentecost In fish 23d.  In Canvas for sacks 7s.10½d. 

Item to Southwick on St John’s day In 2 wether carcasses 23d. by the prior’s order sent by sedare.

Item there In ½ wether 7d. by Richard sumet’ on the following Thursday.

Item there on the following Friday 4½d. in fish.  Item there on Monday In goat-fish and cherries 2½d. 

                                                            éTotal £6 0s. 0¼d.ù[40]

                                                éTotal of all Totals £9 17s. 4¼dù[41].

[MS badly damaged at the left edge]

.....[42] of cloth bought for Hamo de brochurst and his wife 11s.8d. price 20d. [per measure?]

                                                            Total 11s.8d.

In the cost of carts In 3 pair of Wheels for carts[43]6s.  In Nails for carts 3s.4d.  In the smith’s work Binding Wheels 8d.  In harness for carts 2s.  In clouts and nails and iron for affers 22d.  In whittawed leather to repair harness for carts 4d.

                                                            Total 14s. 2d.

                        Expense of All ...[44] £28 8s. 11¼d.

                        éTotal of all expense £27 18s. 11¼d.ù[45]                     

Total of all expense £28 10s. 7¼d.

                        And the expenses overshoot 21d. which are

                        owed to Simon and have been paid.

m.1d

                        Account of Stubbington in the year of grace

                        1249.

Issue of wheat of the wheat grange of Stubbington 33 Henry [III] 345 qtrs.  Item by the hand of br. John 1½ qtr.

Expense Therefrom. In harvest 4½ qtrs. Baked. In sowing 19½ qtrs.  In sale 82½ qtrs of wheat.

sent to Southwick 237 qtrs.  Given by the prior’s gift to Hugh Raggy 1 qtr.  To Nicholas Raggy ½ qtr. [46]   To Thomas Raggy ½ qtr. To Richard Coopertor[47] ½ qtr.  Given to desireia 2 bs.  To Mr Stephen 2 bs.

Issue of rye.  31½ qtrs.

Expense.  In sale 27½ qtrs.  Given to Richard Coopertor 4 qtrs.

Issue of barley.  259½ qtrs.  Item by the hand of br. John 4 qtrs.  Total 263½ qtrs.

Expense Therefrom.  In harvest expense 24 qtrs.  In sowing 11 qtrs.

In sale 48 qtrs.  sent to Southwick 116 qtrs up to the feast of Holy Trinity.  Item there 30 qtrs by the bailiff’s order.  In Simon’s sickness.  Item sent to Prior’s Dean 1 qtr.

In livery to the famuli from the feast of the Decollation of St John the Baptist up to  Sunday next before the feast of St Barnabas the Apostle 27½ qtrs. 

Item In livery to the famuli up to St Peter in Chains 6 qtrs.   Total 33½ qtrs per annum.

Issue of oats.  161½ qtrs.  In the granary 8 qtrs.  Total 169½ qtrs.

Expense.  In sowing 35 qtrs.  In fodder of affers from the feast of the Exaltation of Holy Cross 42 qtrs 2 bs.  éIn fodder of oxen from Christmas eve up to the Nativity of St John 6 qtrs 2 bs.ù[48] In meal for broth 4 qtrs.

sent to Southwick 74 qtrs.  In fodder of Sir Drew 2 qtrs.  In fodder of Canons of Merton 1 qtr.  In fodder of the prior’s horses whilst the Justices were at Portsmouth ½ qtr.  Item there for the prior’s horses 3 qtrs.[49] Item  In meal for[50]harvest 1½ qtr.

Issue of beans.  45 qtrs.

Expense.  In sowing 7 qtrs.  In feeding pigs 8 qtrs.

Delivered to Hugh Raggy 30 qtrs.

Issue of peas.  37 qtrs 2bs.

Expense.  In sowing 3 qtrs.  To pigs 3 qtrs. 2bs.

Delivered to Hugh Raggy 31 qtrs.

Issue of vetches.  25 qtrs.

Expense.  In sowing 7 qtrs.

In sale 15 qtrs.  To pigs 3 qtrs.

           

 

 

Stubbington for[51]



[1]  Sancti Stuthuni

 

[2]  altered from 32.

 

[3]  Cancelled.

 

[4] Sic: in this format.

[5] tam de receptis quam de blado vendito.

[6]  Added.

 

[7]  Cancelled.

 

[8]  Added.

 

[9]  Henry de Kingestone held 2a. in Stubbington from the Priory in c.1248: Southwick Carts, I, p. 147 (I, 193).

[10]  Alan Tannator (le Tannere), burgess and reeve (1247) of Portsmouth, gave shops in that borough to the Priory in c.1247 and c.1250 in return for pittances on the anniversary of his and his wife’s deaths: Southwick Carts, II, pp. 95 (III, 279), 152 (n.12) and 280 (III, 720-1).

 

[11] pelura.

[12]  Superscript.

 

[13]  ad opus famil’

 

[14] ad bigas.

[15]  Sic.

 

[16] caciator.

[17]  Cancelled.

 

[18] In uno Lincheo ad ad [sic] vent’ .xij.d.

[19]  Superscript.

 

[20]  Altered from 4.

 

[21]  MS blank.

 

[22]  Cancelled.

 

[23] Robert de Bello Alneto attested many charters to Southwick; see also Southwick Carts, I, p. xxi, and II, p. 58 (III, 184, n.).

[24]  Here and elsewhere the term used is propter.

[25] visitatores.

[26]  Superscript.

 

[27] In uno .m.

[28]  Herbert Gromet gave a rent of 12d. in Portsmouth to the Priory 1245x1270: Southwick Carts, II, p. 284 (III, 730).

 

[29] In vigilia domini.

[30] In .iij. cheuerellis.

[31]  cineres.

 

[32]  William Tregot was a burgess of Portsmouth who made a benefaction to the Priory in 1270x1280: Southwick Carts, II, pp. 272, 307, 326-7 (III, 704, 768 and 808).

 

[33]  One word illegible.

 

[34]  Sir Guy Wake took (before 1220x1230) land from the Priory in Ketton (Rutland) for which he owed ½ mark of annual rent, to be paid in Stamford: Southwick Carts, I, pp. 77 and 129 (I, 127 and 182).

 

[35]  Sir Ralph Clericus was a burgess of Portsmouth who gave a rent of 2s. there to the Priory in 1240x1247 for a pittance on his anniversary: Southwick Carts, II, pp. 95, 97, 245, 248, 181-2, 308 (III, 279, 281, 648, 653, 697, 723 and 771).

 

[36] predicator.

[37] contra.

[38] contra.

[39]  Henry de Far(e)ham was a burgess of Southampton and granted a messuage there to the Priory in 1245x1246: Southwick Carts, II, pp. 160-1 (III, 442).

 

[40]  Added.

 

[41]  Cancelled.

 

[42]  Several words illegible.

 

[43] ad bigas.

[44]  One word illegible.

 

[45]  Cancelled.

 

[46]  Nicholas, brother of Hugh, was a burgess of Portsmouth and gave Raggyescroft to the Priory c.1270: Southwick Carts, II, pp. 236, 296 (III, 625 and 751).

 

[47]  Richard was a burgess of Portsmouth and gave land to the Priory in 1272: Southwick Carts, II,pp.  285-93 (III, 733-45).

 

[48]  Superscript.

 

[49] Item ibidem ad opus equorum .iij. quarteria prioris.

[50] contra.

[51]  MS blank.