WCM 15383 1351-1352

 

Stubbington Account there 1351 the year Beginning at the Gule of August

 

Arrears The same answers for 6 4s.7d. from arrears of the last account. Total 6 4s.7d.

Rents of assize John de Bromdon serjeant there answers for 31s.23/4d. received from all rent of assize from Kingston for Michaelmas term. And for 4s.5d.[1] For 4s.5d. from rent of Thomas Hughesone for Michaelmas term at Portsmouth nothing because the tenement in the lords hand as it is said and is occupied by no-one[2] And for 2s.4d.[3] For 2s.4d. from rent of Robert Goldesmyths Widow there nothing for the said reason[4] And for 7d.[5] For 7d. from rent of Ralph Wymond there nothing for the said reason[6] And for 4d.[7] For 4d. from rent of John Wytewode there nothing for the said reason[8]. And for 16d.[9] For 16d. from rent of Ralph Russel there nothing for the said reason[10] And for 1d.[11] For 1d.[12] of rent of John Aumory there nothing for the said reason[13] And for 2d. received from rent of a certain cottage opposite the Cemetery there this year and not more rent there that is of 103s.113/4d. except for rent[14] pardoned because the said tenements of which the said Rent comes lately burnt down are not yet rebuilt nor can anything be done to repair them for distraint. And for 7d. received from rent of Robert Batayle at Easter term this year.

Total 41s. 23/4d.

Issues of the manor And from pasture in hulle nothing because it is sown with wheat this year. From pasture of margerycroft and hammes nothing because it is sown with wheat this year. From pasture in Jurdaneslond nothing because it is depastured by the lords lambs. From pasture in Bradecroft nothing because it is sown with barley this year. From tithe of wool of Eastney nothing this year. And for 6d. from small tithes there. And for 12d. from tithe Cheese there this year. From tithe of the mill of Eastney and Hokkeshore nothing because they did not pay this year. From tithe of the mill of Stephen atte mulle nothing because it is not yet repaired. From tithe of Abrams mill nothing here because by the bailiff.

Total 18d.

Sale of stock And for 7s. from 1 ox sold. And for 6s. from 9 keb wethers sold before shearing. And for 26s.3d. received from 1 wey of Harvest cheese 1 wey of Summer cheese. And 6 claves of Butter sold at 10s. per wey. And for 12d. from milk sold in winter. And for 2s. from hides sold of 1 cow 2 steers/heiffers 1 calf which died.

Total 42s.3d.

Sale of grain And for 5s.6d. received from 6 bs. of wheat sold at 11d. per bs. And for 7 11s.10d. received from 22 qtrs 6 bs. 1 peck of wheat sold at 6s.8d. per qtr. And for 18d. from 3 bs. of oats sold. And for 12d. from 2 bs. of beans sold.

Total 7 19s. 10d.

Foreign receipt And for 71s.6d. received from the lord Prior by 1 tally. And for 76s.8d.[15] 26s.[16] received from the said lord Prior without tally[17] by 1 tally.

Total 7 8s. 2[18]d.

Sales after the account And for 12s. received from several items sold after the account.

Total 12s.

Total of all receipt with arrears 26 9s. 73/4d.

Payment of Rent From which in rent paid to the Court of Portsea for land of Brokhurst for Michaelmas term 5s.[19] and to the lord King for several tenements within the liberty of Portsmouth for the said term 36s.2d.[20] In 3 lbs of pepper bought and paid to the lord King 4s. In 4 lbs of wax bought for the rector of Farlington nothing here because by the Prior in wax this year[21] In lapsed rent of several tenements of Kingston from which nothing can be levied this year 23s.23/4d.[22]

45s.2d.[23]

Cost of ploughs In iron and steel bought for ironwork of 2 ploughs this year 6s. so much for the high price of iron by reason of the pestilence[24] In the smiths wage for repairing the same 3s.4d. In 1 new plough bought 12d. In 2 pair of Wheels bought for ploughs 16d. In 2 iron plates bought for ploughs 12d. In shoeing 3[25] carthorses and 4 affers per annum 11s.

Total 24s. 8d.

Cost of carts In 6 clouts bought for carts 12d.[26] In 2 pair of traces bought 14d. In 4 collars bought 4s.4d. In 1 new rope bought for a cart 14d. In 1 saddle pad bought for a cart saddle 11d. In white leather bought for repairing harness 2s. In nails and clamps for carts together with[27] plates for binding 1 old cart 22d. In ropes bought for tying horses and halters 18d.

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Total 13s. 11d.

 

Cost of the dairy In 3 bs. of salt bought for the Dairy 3s. In 7 hurdles bought for the fold 14d. In cloth bought for wrapping cheeses 7d. In earthen pots bought for the Dairy 3d. In 2 gallons of tar bought for treating sheep 20d. In grease bought for the same 10d. In washing and shearing ewes this year 3s.

Total 10s. 6d.

Necessaries In 3 bs. of salt bought for broth for the famuli 3s. In making 3[28] qtrs of oats into meal 4d. In 1 hinge bought for a door 3d. In pasture bought for oxen and two-year olds this year 6s. In expenses of 1 roofer of stone roofing the grange and the Dovecote and the chancel of [the church of] Portsmouth for 18 days 2s.3d. 1d. per day. In courtesy given to the same by the bailiffs order 6d. In 4 sacks bought 4s.1d. In 1 trivet bought 14d. In 1000 lathnails bought 18d.

Total 19s. 1d.

Weeding In weeding of grain this year 11s.6d.

Total 11s.6d.

Purchase of grain In 6 qtrs 5 bs. 1 peck of barley bought for livery to the famuli 33s.3d. 5s per qtr.

Total 33s. 3d.

Threshing In threshing ad thascham 104 qtrs 2 bs. of wheat 5 qtrs 7 bs. of Curall 27s.6d. 3d. for a qtr. In threshing ad thascham 56 qtrs 5 bs. of barley 7 qtrs of beans 7 qtrs 7 bs. of peas and 7 qtrs of vetches 16s.4d. 2d. for a qtr. In threshing ad thascham 21 qtrs of dredge 3s.6d. 2d. for a qtr. In threshing ad thascham 19 qtrs 3 bs. of oats 2s.5d. 1d. for a qtr.

Total 49s. 9d.

Reaping of grain In reaping and binding ad thascham 51a. of wheat 21a. of barley 6a. of Dredge 12a. of oats 4a. of beans 9a. of peas and 2a. of vetches 61s.6d. 7d. for an acre and 3d. more overall. Except for 64 men reaping being at the manorial table this year as for 1 day for whom deduction 8s. each 1d. per day. And thus the deduction of each acre this year 8d. but 9d. less overall.

Total 61s. 6d.

Harvest Cost In expenses of the said serjeant 1 hayward 1 cook and baker 1 Reapreeve 4 mounted foremen 1 stacker 2 carters of the house 1 carter hired for 2 weeks 1 foot worker for 5 weeks in Harvest together with expenses of the said 64[29]men for 1 day as above as in meat fish and herring 13s. In 1 Dole of cider bought 15s. and they have from stock 4 qtrs of wheat 8[30] qtrs of malt 3 pig carcasses 2 geese 15 claves of Cheese as over. Item 1 ox carcass coming from Southwick and 11 kebbs from stock as over. In 9 lbs of candles bought 18d. In dishes and plates bought 3d. In relish for 2 ploughmen and 2 ploughdrivers for 8 weeks in Harvest 4s. to each 1d. per week. And for 1 shepherd 1 cowherd 1 swineherd and 1 Dairy assistant for the same [time] 2s.8d. to each 1d. per week. In 4 pairs of gloves bought for the mounted foremen 8d. In Courtesy given to the good men of the parish this year 4s. In shoeing the said horses of the 4 mounted foremen 16d.

Total 42s. 5d.

Wages of Harvest In wages of 4 mounted foremen in Harvest 20s. to each 5s. And of 1 cook 1 hayward and 1 Reapreeve 7s.6d. and 1 stacker 3s. and 1 foot worker 2s. and 1 carter for 2 weeks 4s. And 1 carter hired at times 2s.

Total 38s. 6d.

Wages of the famuli In the wage of 1 carter per annum 5s.6d. And of 2 ploughmen for the same [time] 10s.6d. And of 2 drivers for the same time 9s. And of 1 swineherd 1 shepherd 1 cowherd and 1 Dairy assistant per annum 14s.[31] to each 3s.6d. And of 1 Granger as for 3 terms this year 18d. In gifts for the famuli for Christmas and Easter terms 12d.[32] Total 40s. 6d.

Serjeants expense In expenses of the said serjeant and Granger and other visits from 5th September up to the Gule of August for 47 weeks 41s.1d. 10d. per week.

Total 41s. 1d.

Foreign expense In the clerks wage 3s. In parchment 2d. Paid to the lord of Portsea for a fine for a trespass with the lords boar 4s.

Total 7s. 2d.

Total of all expenses 21 19s. 1d. And the

serjeant owes to the lord 4 10s. 6d.

From which 10s. are allowed to the same for rent of Kingston because it is not known whether so much rent can be raised there as the rent is owed above in the paragraph for rent which 10s. for that reason was allowed per annum to Hugh Beneyt late serjeant of this manor. And to the same 13s. 4d. from small items above disallowed to him this year.

Total of the said allowances 23s. 4d.

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And thus the serjeant owes clearly to the lord 67s. 2d.

Profit[33]this year 20 marks. So small by reason of the pestilence.

 

From which [in] respite to the same 4s. 5d. for rent of Thomas Hugheson for Michaelmas term at Portsmouth charged above which may be seen by the lord and his council if the said rent can be raised or not. For 2s. 4d. rent of Robert Goldsmyths widow there for the said reason. And 7d. from rent of Ralph Wymond there for the said reason. And 4d. rent of John Whitewode there for the said reason. And 16d. rent of Ralph Russel for the said reason. And 1d. rent of John Ammoy there for the said reason.

Total of respite 9s. 3d.

 

Item respite of 7 13s. 6d. of charge of wheat and barley from last year that it answer to the estimate then ...[34]

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Stubbington Issue of the grange there in the 24th year [of Edward III]

Wheat Answers for 5 qtrs 7 bs. less than 3-fold[35] John [de] Bromdon serjeant there answers for 4 qtrs of wheat remaining. And for 43 qtrs 1 bs. of wheat received of issue of the demesne grange threshed ad tascham by 1 tally against Thomas le Graung. And for 1 qtr 2 bs. 3 peck received from increase. And for 61 qtrs 1 bs. of wheat from issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 1 qtr 7 bs 1 peck of increase. And for 4 qtrs 2 bs. of increase in the granary by inspection [36] at the view made this year before the feast of St Lucy.

Total 115 qtrs 6 bs.

Of which in sowing on 46a. in hulle Puttecroft Hammes and Margericroft 17 qtrs bs. that is 3 bs. per acre but less 1 bs. overall. In the sowers agreement 1 bs. In bread baked for Harvest expenses that is from the Gule of August up to 5th September for 5 weeks for expenses of the said serjeant 1 hayward 1 cook and baker 1 Reapreeve 4 mounted foremen 1 stacker 2 carters of the house 1 carter by hire for 2 weeks and 1 foot worker 4 qtrs. And in bread baked for expenses of the said serjeant and 1 granger from the said 5th September up to the Gule of August for 47 weeks 5 qtrs 7 bs. 1 bs. per week. Delivered to the house to the Adam Cannon Cellarer 10 qtrs by 1 tally. And there to W. Peuesy Cellarer 50 qtrs by 2 tallies. In first-grade malt malted 4 qtrs. In sale 23 qtrs 4bs. 1 peck. And allowed for [the said] sale 5 bs. 3 peck.

Total as above. And equal.

Rye And for 5 qtrs of rye received remaining. And he accounts all in mixture for the famuli. And equal.

Curall And for 2 qtrs 7 bs. of Curall of issue of the demesne grange threshed ad thascham by tally as above. And for bs. from increase. And for 3 qtrs of Curall received from issue of the tithe grange as above. And for 3 peck from increase.

Total 6 qtrs 1 peck. Of which

Delivered to the house to Adam Cannon Cellarer 7 bs. by tally above for wheat. In mixture with the livery for the famuli 5 qtrs 1 bs. 1 peck.

Total as above. And equal.

Barley And for 8 qtrs 2 bs. of barley received from issue of the demesne grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 2 bs. from increase. And for 48 qtrs 3 bs. received from issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 1 qtr from increase.

Total 58 qtrs 3 bs.

Of which in sowing on 27a. in Bradecroft and Solercroft 16 qtrs 6 bs. that is 5 bs. per acre but 1 bs. less overall. In bread baked for expenses of visits and for the said time 2 qtrs 7 bs. bs. per week. Delivered to the house to W. Peuesy Cellarer 18 qtrs by 1 tally. In ordinary malt malted 3 qtrs. In mixture below with dredge 7 bs. In mixture with the livery of the famuli 16 qtrs 6 bs.

Total as above. And equal.

Dredge Answers threefold [37] And for 12 qtrs 1 bs. of dredge received of issue of the demesne grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 8 qtrs 7 bs. of Dredge received of issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 7 bs. of barley received above. Total 21 qtrs 7 bs.

Of which in sowing over 7a. in BradeCroft and Solercroft 5 qtrs that is 5 bs. per acre plus 1 bs. overall. Delivered to the house to W. Peuesy cellarer 16 qtrs 7 bs. by 1 tally.[38]

Total as above. And equal.

Oats Answers two-fold[39] And for 15 qtrs 6 bs. of oats received of issue of the demesne grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 3 qtrs 5 bs. of oats received of issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas.

Total 19 qtrs 3 bs.

Of which in sowing on 18a. in Estfeld 13 qtrs that is 6 bs. per acre. In meal made for broth for the famuli per annum 3 qtrs. In fodder of 3 horses at spring sowing 2 qtrs. In sale 3 bs.

Total as above. And equal.

Beans And for 8 qtrs 2 bs. of beans of issue of the grange of which 1 qtr 2 bs. threshed by famuli the rest threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 2 bs. of increase.

Total 8 qtrs.

Of which in sowing on 5a. in Grofcroft 4 qtrs that is 6 bs. per acre but 1 bs. less overall. Delivered to the house to W. Peuesy Cellarer 1 qtr by tally. Delivered to the reeve of Boarhunt 1 qtr by tally. In fattening 29 pigs 1 qtr 2 bs. In sale 2 bs. And equal.

Peas And for 8 qtrs 7 bs. of peas of issue of the grange of which 1 qtr threshed by famuli the rest ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 2 bs. from increase. Total 9 qtrs 1 bs.

Of which in sowing on 9a. in Esteton and Grofcroft 3 qtrs 5 bs. that is 3 bs. per acre but 1 bs. less overall. In fattening the said pigs 1 qtr. Delivered to the house to W. Peuesy cellarer 1 qtr by 1 tally. Delivered to the reeve of Boarhunt 2 qtrs by tally. In feeding pigs 1 qtrs.

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Vetches And for 7 qtrs of vetches received of issue of the grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the said Thomas. And for 1 bs. 3 peck from increase. Total 7 qtrs 1 bs. 3 peck

Of which in sowing on 16a. in Esteton 6 qtrs that is 3bs. per acre. Delivered to the house to W. Peuesy Cellarer 1 qtr by 1 tally. In feeding free-range pigs 1 bs. 3 peck.

Total as above. And equal.

Malt And for 9 qtrs of malt received remaining. And for 4 qtrs of wheat malt and 3 qtrs of barley malt malted as above. Total 16 qtrs.

Of which delivered to the house to Adam Cannon Cellarer 4 bs. without tally. In ale made in Harvest this year 8[40] qtrs.

Total 9 qtrs. And 7 qtrs of malt remain.

And in sale after the account 4 bs. for 2s.[41]

Livery of the famuli And for 5 qtrs of rye 5 qtrs 1 bs 1 peck of Curall and 16 qtrs 6 bs. of barley received as above and 6 qtrs 5 bs. 1 peck of barley by purchase for the livery of the famuli.

Total 33 qtrs 5 bs.

Of which in livery of 1 carter and 1 ploughman per annum 9 qtrs 6 bs. taking 3 bs. for 4 weeks. And of 1 ploughman per annum taking a qtr between the Gule of August and Christmas that is 3 bs. for 4 weeks. And afterwards that is between Christmas and the Gule of August[42] taking a qtr at 10 weeks 5qtrs bs. And in livery of 2 drivers from the Gule of August up to Michaelmas for 8 weeks 1 qtr 2 bs. taking a qtr at 12 weeks. And in livery of the same 2 drivers from Michaelmas up to the Gule of August for 44 weeks less 5 weeks in which the other driver was not present 7 qtrs 6 bs. taking 3 bs. for 4 weeks. And in livery of 1 cowherd 1 swineherd and 1 Dairy assistant per annum 9 qtrs 6 bs. taking a qtr at 16 weeks.

Total as above. And equal.

Horses And for 3 carthorses remaining. And 3 carthorses remain.

Affers And for 5 affers remaining. Of which in theft it is attested[43] 1. And 4 affers remain.

Oxen And for 23 oxen remaining. And for 2 added from steers. Total 25. Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer 1. In sale 1. And 23 oxen remain.

Bull And for 1 bull remaining. And 1 bull remains.

Cows And for 14 cows remaining. And for 2 added from heiffers. Total 16. Of which delivered to the house to Adam Cannon Cellarer for the larder 2 by 1 tally. Died after calving 1. And 13 cows remain.

Steers/heiffers And for 4 remaining from last year as two-year olds. Of which added to oxen 2 and to cows 2. And nothing remains.

Two-year olds And for 5 two-year olds remaining from last year as yearlings. Of which died 2. And 3 two-year olds remain.

Yearlings And for 6 yearlings remaining from last year as calves. And 6 yearlings remain.

Calves And for 10 calves of issue Not more because 2 cows were sterile. Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer 3 by 3 tallies. Died 1. And 6 calves remain.

Wethers And for 67 wethers remaining. And for 30 added from hoggs. Total 97. Of which delivered to Farlington before shearing 80. Died before shearing 2. In sale before shearing 9. And 6 wethers remain.

Ewes And for 97 ewes remaining. And for 21 added from hoggs. Total 118[44]Of which Died before shearing and lambing 4. In Harvest expenses because keb 11 this because of small value this year[45]. Total 15. And 103 ewes remain.

Hoggs And for 62 hoggs remaining from last year as lambs. Of which died before shearing and maturing[46]11. And added above with wethers 30 and with ewes 21. And nothing remains.

Lambs And for 75 lambs of issue And for 5 lambs coming from tithe[47] Not more because 7 ewes sterile. Of which died before weaning 7. In the shepherds agreement 1. And [died] after shearing 2. And 70 lambs remain.

Pigs And for 34 pigs remaining of which 6 sows. And for 60 remaining as piglets after the last account.

Total 94. Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer for the larder 22 by 2 tallies. And there to the kitchen 15 by 3 tallies. Killed for Harvest expenses 3. Died 7.

Total 47. And 47 pigs remain of which 6 sows.

Piglets And for 90 piglets of issue. Of which in gift to St Anthony 1 and the serjeant 1 and the granger 1. And the swineherd 1. Delivered to the house to the cellarer 28[48]by 6 tallies. Died 15. It is attested[49] And 43 piglets remain.

Geese And for 35 geese remaining. And for 26 of issue. Total 61. Of which in custom of the famuli 1. In Harvest [expenses] 2. Delivered to the house to the Cellarer 20 by 2 tallies. In the lord Priors expenses 2. Total 25. And 36 geese remain of which 5 female.

Capons And for 12 capons remaining. And for 24 made from chicks. Total 36. Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer 10 by tallies. In the lord Priors expenses 2. Total 12. And 24 capons remain.

Hens And for 1 cock and 5 hens remaining. And 1 cock and 5 hens remain.

Chicks And for 24 chicks of issue. All in making capons. And nothing remains.

Eggs And for 200 eggs of issue. Delivered to the house to the Cellarer 200. And nothing remains.

Wool A fleece answers for 1d. price of a sack 5 marks[50] And for fleeces of 82 ewes and 51 hoggs coming from shearing. Total 133. Of which in the shepherds agreement 1. Delivered to the house to the bailiff 132 fleeces weighing 13 claves. And nothing remains.

Tithe wool And for 1 clave of tithe wool remaining. And for 1 clave of tithe wool coming from Eastney. And 2 claves remain.[51]

Lambswool And for fleeces of 72 lambs coming from shearing. And all delivered to the house. And nothing remains.

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Cheeses remaining And for 20 Summer cheeses remaining weighing 10 claves. All in Harvest expenses. And nothing remains.

Harvest cheeses And for 60 Harvest cheeses received from the Dairy between the Gule of August and Michaelmas for so many days 1 cheese per day. Of which in Harvest expenses 10 cheeses weighing 5 claves. In sale 50 cheeses weighing 1 wey. And nothing remains.

Summer cheeses And for 93 cheeses received from the Dairy from 1st May up to the Gule of August for so many days 1 cheese per day. Of which delivered to the house to the lord Priors Chamber 6 cheeses weighing 6 claves. And delivered there to W. Peuesy Cellarer 12 weighing 9 claves 1 lb.[52] In sale 55 cheeses weighing 1 wey.[53] Total 73. And 20 cheeses remain weighing 10 claves.

Butter And for 10 claves of Butter of issue this year of which in treating ewes and greasing carts 2 claves. In expenses of the house 2 claves. In sale 6 claves. And nothing remains.

And for 10s. from further charge so that a cow answers for 3s.6d. and a ewe 2d. 10s.[54]

Doves And for 220 doves of issue. And all delivered to the house to the Cellarer by 2 tallies. And nothing remains.

Hides And for hides of 1 cow 2 two-year olds and 1 calf which died. In sale 3[55] hides. And nothing remains.

Large fells And for fells of 2 wethers 3 ewes 11 hoggs which died before shearing. And for fells of 11 ewes killed in Harvest. Total 28.[56] And all delivered to the house to the bailiff. And nothing remains.

Lambs fells And for fells of 1 lamb which died before shearing and 2 after shearing. And all delivered to the house. And nothing remains.

Pig carcasses And for 3 pig carcasses remaining. And for 3 pig carcasses killed above. Total 6. Of which In Harvest expenses 3. And 3 remain.

 

Stubbington

 



[1] Superscript.

 

[2] Cancelled.

 

[3] Superscript.

 

[4] Cancelled; for these circumstances, see Southwick Carts, II, p. 304 (III, 763, in 1348).

 

[5] Superscript.

 

[6] Cancelled.

 

[7] Superscript.

 

[8] Cancelled.

 

[9] Superscript.

 

[10] Cancelled.

 

[11] Superscript.

 

[12] Cancelled.

 

[13] Cancelled.

 

[14] Cancelled.

 

[15] Superscript.

 

[16] Cancelled.

 

[17] Cancelled.

 

[18] Sic: should be 1.

 

[19] Superscript.

 

[20] d. cancelled.

[21] Superscript.

 

[22] Cancelled.

 

[23] d. cancelled.

[24] Superscript.

 

[25] Superscript.

 

[26] 18d. cancelled.

[27] Superscript.

 

[28] Superscript.

 

[29] Altered from 63.

[30] Cancelled.

 

[31] Altered from 13s.

[32] Cancelled.

 

[33] Valor.

[34] One word illegible.

 

[35] Added.

 

[36] One word illegible.

 

[37] Added.

 

[38] Sic.

 

[39] Added.

 

[40] Cancelled.

 

[41] Added.

 

[42] Superscript.

 

[43] Superscript.

 

[44] Altered from 117.

[45] Added in superscript.

 

[46] ante ... adiunctionem -- that is drafting to the next age cohort.

[47] Added in superscript.

 

[48] Altered from 26.

[49] Superscript.

 

[50] Added.

 

[51] Added in a different hand.

 

[52] 9 claves in different ink and 1 lb superscript.

 

[53] In different ink.

 

[54] Added.

 

[55] Sic.

[56] Sic.