WCM 15376c                                                                         c.1251-2

Account of Simon

at Stubbington

Memorandum that Simon paid at Southwick in 35 Henry [III] and in the 17th year of Prior Matthew and remitted In arrears é12ù[1]s.11½d.

éThe same r. a. for 11s.11d.ù[2]  Item The same r. a. for 17s. received from rent of Portsmouth.

Total 2é9ù[3]s.11½d.

Item from 2 bs. of mustard price 28d. and from 1 dole price 11d.   Total 3s.3d.

From wheat sold[4] Item The same r. a. for 8s. from 2 qtrs of wheat sold at 4s. per qtr.  Item The same r. a. for 40s. from 11 qtrs of wheat sold at 3s.8d. per qtr.[5]  Item The same r. a. for 15s.4d. from 4 qtrs sold at 3s.10d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 30s. from 7é½ù[6] qtrs of wheat sold at 4s. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 2s.7d. from 1 qtr of curall sold.  Item The same answers for 11s.6¼d. from 3½ qtrs of curall sold at 3s.3½d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 18s.11¼d. from 4½ qtrs sold at 4s.2½d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 3s.9d. from 1 qtr of curall sold.  Item The same answers for 4s.4d. from 1 qtr of wheat sold.  Item The same answers for 3s.9d. from 6 bs. of wheat sold.  Item The same answers for 49s. from 10½ qtrs of wheat sold at 4s.8d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 3s. from 1 qtr of curall sold.  Item The same answers for 19s.4d. from 4 qtrs of wheat sold at 4s.10d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 23s.4d. from 5 qtrs of wheat sold at 4s.8d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 4s.8d. from 1 qtr of wheat sold.  Item The same answers for 56s.4d. from 13 qtrs of wheat sold at 4s.4d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 29s.2d. from 7 qtrs of wheat sold at 4s.2d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 2s.8d. from 1 qtr of Curall sold.

                                                Total £16 5s. 8½d. from 78 qtrs of

                                                wheat sold éand 6 bs.ù[7]

From rye sold Item The same answers for 9s.6d. from 3 qtrs of rye sold at 3s.é2d.ù[8] per qtr. Item the same answers for 15s. from 5 qtrs of rye sold at 3s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 26s.8d. from 8 qtrs of rye sold at 3s.4d. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 10d. from 2 bs. of rye sold.  Item the same answers for 5s.4d. from 2 qtrs of curall sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.

                                    Total 57s.4d. from 18 qtrs of rye sold.

Barley sold  Item The same answers for 22s.6d. from 7½ qtrs of barley sold at 3s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 18s. from 6 qtrs of barley sold at 3s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 8s. from 3 qtrs of barley sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 7s.6d. from 2½ qtrs of barley sold at 3s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 31s.6d. for 10½ qtrs of barley sold at 2s.[9]per qtr.   Item the same answers for 4s.10d. from 2 qtrs of barley sold at 2s.5d. per qtr.

                                                Total £4 12s. 4d. from 31½ qtrs

                                                of barley sold.

beans sold Item The same answers for 12s. from 3 qtrs of beans sold at 4s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 5s.4d. from 2 qtrs of beans sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 10s.8d. from 4 qtrs of beans sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.

                                                Total 28s. from 9 qtrs of beans sold.

peas sold Item The same answers for 10s. from 3 qtrs of peas sold at 3s.4d. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 16s. from 6 qtrs of peas sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 22s.2d. for 10½ qtrs of peas sold at 2s.4d. per qtr.

                                                Total 48s.2d. from 18½[10]qtrs of peas sold.

vetches sold Item The same answers for 8s. from 3 qtrs of vetches sold at 2s.8d. per qtr.  Item The same answers for 18s. from 6 qtrs of vetches sold at 3s. per qtr.  Item the same answers for 9s.3d. from 3 qtrs of vetches sold at 3s.1d. per qtr.  Item he answers for 12d. from ½ qtr of vetches sold .

                                                Total 36s. 3d. éfromù[11] 12½ qtrs

                                                of vetches sold.

                                    Total of the totals of all the receipt £31 12d.

m.2

Harvest expense Expense incurred from St Margaret the Virgin’s day up to the Nativity of the blessed Mary In 32 conger and In 1 pig carcass bought 9s.2½d.  In ½ wey of cheese 3s.6d.  In herring 2s.6d. on the day when boons[12] were performed.  In meat 14d.  In bread by defect[13] 2½d.  In relish for br Roger and Simon and 1 mounted foreman 3s.  In ale for the whole of harvest 15s.  In relish for 4 carters and 4 stackers for the whole of harvest 5s.  In relish for 15 tithe collectors 6s.3d.  In hiring reapers for reaping grain 21s.  In hiring Carts 28s.2d.  In shoeing horses In harvest 3½d.  In tallow for candles 9d.  In grease for carts 5d.  In threshing grain In harvest 6s.10½d.  In the wage of 1 mounted foreman 5s.  In wages of 4 stackers 10s.  In wages of 15 tithe collectors 22s.10d.  In wages of the famuli 19s.10d.              Total[14]

Total of all harvest expense £8 12d.

In wages of the famuli for Christmas term to Osbert 10d to William the Carter 12d.  to Reginald the carter 10d.  In 2 plough drivers[15]16d.  to Warin and the dairy assistant 12d.  to the swineherd and the cowherd 8d.  In a gift for the aforesaid 4½d.                                                                Total 6s.0½d.

Item In wages of the same 6s.0½d. for Easter term.  Item in their wages for the term of St John the Baptist 5s.2d.

                                                Total of 2 terms 11s.2½d.

In steel bought for ploughs and In 1 ploughshare 3s.  In 1 plough and In 1 harrow bought 8d.  In 2 pairs of wheels for carts[16]2s.8d.  In clouts and nails for carts 2s.8d.  In iron and nails and In 2 spades 21½d.

                                                Total 10s. 9½d.

In loading 2 doles of wine at Portsmouth 4d.  In carrying 1 pipe of wine 2½d.                                        Total 6½d.

In Robert the marshall’s work for the palfrey which is called pois 2s.  Item In looking  after horses and In the Prior’s palfrey at Portsmouth 10d.  In hay for them 3d.  Item In looking after 2 palfreys and In their shoeing 15d.  In the small palfrey 12d.  In the horse of William de camera 12d.  In a foal twice 2s.  In shoeing the white palfrey 7d.  In oil and poiz for the horses 10d.  In shoeing the horses of the Prior and William 3 times 9d.  Item in shoeing pois 10d.  In shoeing the Prior’s horses before Pentecost 8d.

                                                            Total 12s.

In repairing ditches around Margaret’s croft[17] 11d.  In making walls In the manorial courtyard 2s.8d.  In wood bought from Herbert de rissenerie  5s.3d.  Item from the same In wood 21d.  In poles bought 2d.  In hurdles for the fold 6d.  Item In wood from him 5s. 

                                                Total 16s. 3d.

threshing of wheat  In threshing 211 qtrs of wheat 30s.11d.

threshing of rye In threshing 15 qtrs of rye 2s.2¼d.

threshing of barley  In threshing 82½ qtrs of barley 6s.10½d.

threshing of oats  In threshing 141½ qtrs éof oats ù[18]  5s.9d.

threshing of beans  In threshing 21 qtrs of beans 21d.  In threshing 23½ qtrs of peas 23d.[19]  In threshing 24 qtrs of vetches 2s.

                                                Total 51s. 43/4d.

In 9 qtrs of charcoal bought and sent to the smithy 8s.3d.  In shoes for Henry by the Prior’s order 7½d.  In plates and dishes bought sent to the house 11d.  In  6 pair of gloves by the bailiff’s order 10d.  In 5 lambfells for his use 6d.  In a measure of coteuas 7d.  In 22 measures of canvas 4s.1¼d. by the bailiff’s order.  In 3 sacks for holding and taking salt to Southwick 10d.              Total 16s.734d.

sent to Southwick to the kitchen sent to Southwick to the kitchen from St Margaret the Virgin’s day 35 Henry [III] up to the feast of St Margaret next ensuing £12 3s. 6½d. by 3 tallies against Alan the cellarer.

                                                Total £12 3s. 6½d.

Livery by the Prior’s order delivered to Hugh Raggy for a debt 16s.6d.  Item to the same for an old debt for wine taken from him 15s.  Delivered to Gilbert niger 20d. and his associate 10d.  Item delivered to Walter sumeterius for 1 saddle 2s.            Total 36s.

Expense incurred for the Prior and bailiff  In the prior’s expense at Stubbington when he had a discussion[20]with the Abbot of chireburk’ [Cherbourg? -check] 3s.5d.  In fish bought and sent for the Prior at Winchester fair 4s.10d.  In expense of the bailiff and steward of Sir John  de Vennez[21] at Portsmouth 6d.  Item in his dinner[22]at Stubbington 6½d.  Item In his dinner on Thursday before the feast of St Catherine the Virgin 4½d.  In the Prior’s dinner on Saturday next ensuing In bread 12d.  In wine 3s.  In fish 8s.3d.  In almonds 6d.  In saffron and garlic 1½d.  In charcoal 4d.  Item In expense of the prior and constable of the piglets[23] on Friday after the feast of St Nicholas at Portsmouth 19¼d.  In hay for horses 1d.  Item In expenses of the Prior and Philip godchep on Wednesday after Epiphany In bread 6d.  In wine 20d.  In fish 12d.  In shoeing horses 10d.  In the bailiff’s expense at Portsmouth for 1 night before the feast of St Thomas the Apostle 9d.  Item in the Prior’s expense at Stubbington for 1 night when he dined with the lady of Eastney 10d.  Item on Saturday when  agreement was made Between Herbert de rissenerie and the Prior of God’s House and the vicar of Portsea for 1 night.  In wine 10d.  In the grooms’ supper 2½d.  In white wine for the Prior 5d.  Item In 2 sesters of wine sent to Southwick for the Prior before Palm Sunday 10d.  Item In wine for the Prior at Easter 2s.1d.  Item In the Prior’s expense at Portsmouth on Wednesday before Pentecost 4s.3d.  In 3½ measures of blanket cloth for him 4s.  In footwear for the Prior’s nephew, Peter, 12d.  Item In the Prior’s expense at Portsmouth on Wednesday before the Translation of the blessed Thomas the Martyr 4s.10½d.

In expense of the Subprior and bailiff and cellarer at Portsmouth 14d.  In Br Alan’s passage to Gosport 1d.

                                                Total 49s. 103/4d.

In relish for Simon from the Nativity of the blessed Mary up to Christmas 2s.6d.  Item In relish for him and other workers several times up to Easter 18½d.  Item In his expense Between Easter and the feast of St Margaret the Virgin 3s.1d. 

In his drink 7d.

                                                            Total 7s. 8½d.

                                    Total of expenses of Liveries £31 é14s 0¼d.ù[24]

Simon de stubinton’ r.a. On Tuesday before the feast of St Thomas the Apostle 36 Henry [III] for last year and 13s.0¼d. are owed to Simon.

m.1d

Issue of wheat.  285 qtrs 7 bs. 

expense.  In sowing 25 qtrs.  In bread In harvest 3 qtrs 1 bs.  In sale 78 qtrs 6 bs.  sent to the house 176 qtrs.  Given to Hugh Ragy by the Prior’s gift 1 qtr.  to Nicholas Ragy ½ qtr. to Thomas Ragi ½ qtr.  to Richard Coopertor ½ qtr.  to Stephen clericus 2 bs.

To canons at Portsmouth 2 bs.

m.2d.

Issue of rye.  18 qtrs 2 bs.                        Expense therefrom In sale 18 qtrs 2 bs.

Issue of barley.  171 qtrs 5 bs.

expense.  In sowing 8½ qtrs.  In bread In harvest 36 qtrs.  In Livery to the famuli from éSunday before the feastù[25] of St Giles up to Sunday after the feast of St James the Apostle 34½ qtrs.

In feeding pigs 1 qtr 1 bs.  sent to Boarhunt 4 qtrs.  sent to Prior’s Dean 4 qtrs.  In  sale 31½ qtrs.  sent to the house before Michaelmas 32 qtrs.  Item after Michaelmas sent to the house 20 qtrs.    Total 52 qtrs.

Issue of oats.  184 qtrs 1 bs.

Expense.  In sowing 44 qtrs and in fodder of the carters and mounted foremen up to Michaelmas 10 qtrs.  Item In fodder of carthorses and affers up to Christmas 11 qtrs.  Item In their fodder from Christmas up to St Peter in Chains 52½ qtrs.  Total of oats In fodder of horses 73½ qtrs.[26] 

In fodder of oxen from Christmas up to Pentecost 7½ qtrs.

sent to Southwick 50 qtrs.  In the Prior’s fodder in harvest for 1 night ½ qtr.  Item In the prior’s fodder when he came from Eastney 3 bs.  Item In the prior’s fodder when he was at the chapter at Portsmouth ½ qtr.  Item In fodder of the prior and Philip Godchep after Epiphany for 1 night 1 qtr.

Item In fodder of the prior and bailiff before Easter several times 1½ qtrs.

Item In fodder of the prior’s palfrey at Portsmouth for 9 weeks 3 qtrs 6 bs.  Item In fodder of the small palfrey there and In fodder of the prior’s and bailiff’s palfreys before St Peter in Chains 1½ qtrs.

Issue of beans.  23 qtrs 2 bs.

Expense.  In meal 5½ qtrs.  In feeding pigs 5 qtrs.  In feeding[27] pigs 1½ qtrs. 

sent to Southwick ½ qtr.  sent to Southampton 6 bs. by the bailiff’s order.  sent to Prior’s Dean 1 qtr. 

In sale 9 qtrs.

Issue of peas.  27 qtrs 2 bs. 

Expense.  In sowing 3½ qtrs.  In feeding pigs 1 qtr 6 bs.  In feeding pigs 2 qtrs.[28]

sent to Southwick 1 qtr.  sent to Prior’s Dean ½ qtr.

In sale 18½ qtrs.

Issue of vetches.  50 qtrs.

Expense.  In sowing 9½ qtrs.  In feeding pigs 2½ qtrs.  In feeding pigs 1é½ù[29] qtr. To doves 3 bs.  In fodder of carthorses and affers 5 qtrs 2 bs.  In sale 12½ qtrs.  sent to the house 12 qtrs.  to Candover 2 qtrs.  to Prior’s Dean ½ qtr. 

In fodder of the Prior’s palfrey at Portsmouth 150 sheaves which made 1 qtr.  In fodder of the Prior’s horses at Stubbington 213 sheaves which made 1 qtr 3 bs.  Item sent to the house after harvest 1½ qtr.

 

 



[1] Altered from 11.

[2]  Cancelled.

 

[3] 8 cancelled.

[4]  Against the heading for each paragraph throughout is a capitulum sign.

 

[5]  Sic.

 

[6]  Superscript.

 

[7]  Superscript.

 

[8]  Superscript.

 

[9] Sic, but recte 3s.

[10] Sic, but recte 19½.

[11]  de cancelled.

 

[12] preces.

[13] [?of the oven].

[14]  MS blank.

 

[15] caciatores.

[16] ad bigas.

[17] circa croftam  [sic] margarete -- alias margeriecrofte elsewhere.

[18]  Superscript.

 

[19]  Sic.

 

[20] colloquium.

[21] Sir John de Venuz d.1260: Southwick Carts, II, p. 541.  He granted rents in Prior’s Dean and Colemore to the Priory in 1230x1250: Southwick Carts, II, p. 348 (III, 854).

[22] dinnarium.

[23]  constabularius porcellorum.

 

[24] 6s.11½d. cancelled.

[25]  Superscript.

 

[26]  The sense is here that this is a total of the previous entries for fodder for various horses.

 

[27] The difference here is that the first entry uses the verb pascere and the second the verb sustinere.

[28]  Here sustinere is used first and then pascere.

[29]  Superscript.