**WCM 15388 1380-1381**

**Account of
John Taborer bailiff from the feast
of St Alban 4 Richard [II] to the feast of St John the Baptist next following
and from the feast of St John up to the same feast [of St] John in the 5th year
of the same King.**

**Arrears **The same answers for arrears
of the last account in 8s.11½d.

Total 8s.11½d.

**Rents and
leases** The same answers for 100s.9d. from rents and
leases of the term of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. He answers for nothing for all other terms
to come in this year because by Thomas Alderman Collector there by the Prior’s
assignment. And for 24s. from
instalments of rent of Christmas term contained in the time of this account and
not more because the rest by Thomas Alderman.

Total
£6 4s. 9d.

**Issues of the
manor** The same answers for 8s. for straw sold
there this year. And for 6s.8d. for
straw sold. And for 8s. for pasture
sold this year. And for 12s.9d. for 2
qtrs 6 bs. of wheat sold as over. And
for 7s.1½d. for 2 qtrs 3 bs. of barley sold as over at 4½d. per bs. And for 14d. for 4 bs. of dredge sold as
over at 3½d. per bs. And for 3s.9d. for
2 qtrs 2 bs. of oats sold as over at 2é½ù[1]d. per bs. And for 11s. for 3 qtrs of beans sold as
over at 5½d. per bs. And for 12s.4d.
for 4 qtrs 5 bs. of peas sold as over at 4d. per bs. And for 36s. for milk of 16 cows from the feast of the Nativity
of St John from the first beginning of this account for the time of the account
up to the feast of the Annunciation of the blessed Mary contained in the time of
this account. And in pea and vetch
straw sold 4s.3d. And for 3s.4d. for 5
lambs coming from tithe of Eastney. And
for 3s.10d. from wool coming from tithe there.

Total
£5 17s. 10½d.

**Foreign
receipt** The same answers [for] £8 8s. 8d. received
at several times from the lord Prior as in the the lord Prior’s
memorandum. And for 26s.8d. received
from the Prior’s bailiff.

Total
£9 15s. 4d.

Total of all receipt £22 6s. 11d.

**Expense**

**Allowance of
Rent** The same accounts in allowance of Rent of John
*atte mede* 16s.4¼d. for the term of St
John first beginning in the time of this account.

Total
16s. 4¼d.

**Cost of
buildings** The same accounts in 1 thatcher hired to
roof the buildings there with straw *ad tascham* 7s.10d. And in a roofer in stone hired for roofing
buildings there with stone 5s.8d. And
in 100 bordnails bought 6d. And in 300
laths bought 13s. And in 1000 nails
called lathenail bought 15d. And in 100
stones and partitions[2]
2s.8d. And in making 1 oven for the
same *ad tascham *22d. And in 1
carpenter hired for making several building repairs 18d. And in 30 spikes[3]
bought for the granary 3d. And in a
carpenter hired for 10 days at his own food for doing several necessary tasks
there 3s. And in nails bought called *spyking’* 5d.

Total 26s. 3d.

**small
necessities** The same accounts in ale bought for the lord
Prior’s arrival about Michaelmas 21d.
And in meal made for broth for the *famuli*
and harvest 6d. And in 3 ébs.ù[4] of salt bought 18d. And in bread bought for the lord Prior 3d. And in 2 geese bought for the same 8d. And in 4 sieves bought 6d. And in 2 Barrels bought 20d. And in whittawed leather bought to repair
harness17d. And in 1 winnow bought
3s.4d. And in 1 sack bought 16d. And in a bound barrel 4d.

Total
13s. 3d.

**Cost of carts
and ploughs** The same accounts for 2 ropes bought called *Woderopes* 12d. And in 1 pair of traces bought 8d. And in repair of collars 6d.
And bread ale and meat bought for 4 ploughmen for sowing hares there for
1 day 12d. And in shoeing 3 carthorses
for the time of this account with iron clamps for carts 16s. 4d. And in 1 cartrope and ropes for foot workers
2s. 6d. And in 4 cartclouts bought 10d.

Total
22s. 10d.

**Purchase of
grain **The
same accounts in 3 qtrs of wheat bought for harvest 22s. at 11d. per bs. And in 1 qtr of wheat bought for grout malt
for harvest 5s. at 7½d. per bs.

Total
27s.

**Threshing and
winnowing** The same accounts in threshing 80 qtrs of
wheat threshed *ad tascam* as over 20s.
that is 3d. for a qtr. And for 138 qtrs
of barley threshed *ad tascam* as over
23s. that is 2d. for a qtr of barley.
And for 25 qtrs of oats threshed *ad
tascam* as over 3s.1½d. that is 1½d. for a qtr. And in 3 qtrs 4 bs. of beans threshed *ad tascam* as over 10½d. that is 3d. for a qtr. And for 13 qtrs 4 bs. of peas and hares
threshed *ad tascam* as over 3s.4½d.
that is 3d. for a qtr. And in winnowing
the said grain threshed above 2s.8½d.

Total
53s. 1d.

**Purchase of
stock **The
same accounts for 1 carthorse bought as over 26s.8d.

Total
26s. 8d.

**Harvest Cost** The same accounts in 2 iron forks bought 6d. And in 10 cheeses of the large size bought
from the Dairy for harvest 5s. And in 1
cheese of the same size given to a certain slater[5]
by the Prior’s bailiff 6d. And in
milling malt for harvest 10½d. And in 8
pairs of gloves bought 16d. And in salt
fish bought 7s.é4d.ù[6] And in 200 mackerel bought 8s.2d. And in dishes and plates bought 12d. And in ½lb. of pepper bought 6d.
And in 12 wethers bought 18s.
And to outsiders in harvest *ex parte*
the lord Prior 3s.4d. And to 6 mounted
foremen there in harvest 40s. each 6s.8d.
And to 8 foot workers there 34s. each 4s.3d. And in 4 carters hired for harvest 70s. And in 3 stackers 14s.
And in 1 cook and caterer[7]
for the same time 5s. And in payment to
the Dairy assistant helping at baking and malting 12d.

Total
£10 10s. 6½d.

**Wages of the famuli** The
same accounts in the wage of 1 bailiff per annum é18s.ù[8] And in the wage of 1 carter for a year and one term 9s. And one swineherd for the same time
5s.6d. And in the wage of 1 cowherd
from the Nativity of St John at the first beginning of the time of this account
up to Christmas 3s.6d.

Total
36s.

**Livery of cash** The same accounts in cash delivered to the Prior’s bailiff at 3
times 21s.8d.

Total
21s. 8d.

Total
of all expenses and liveries £22 13s. 7^{3}/_{4}d.

And thus it is in excess overall 6s.
8^{3}/_{4}d.

**Wheat** John Taborer granger[9]
there answers for 80 qtrs of wheat of issue of the grange there by the level
measure threshed *ad tascam*. And for 4 qtrs of wheat by purchase as
above.

Total
84 qtrs.

Of which delivered to William *Alfold* Cellarer of Southwick by 1 tally 62 qtrs. And
.... by the Prior’s bailiff’s order 4 qtrs 2 bs. And delivered to the nephew of br Robert *Putrell* [by
order] of the same bailiff 4 bs. And
given to foot workers by order of the same 2 bs. And delivered to Thomas *Ferour* by the lord Prior’s order 4
bs. And to Philip Ca… by the lord
Prior’s gift 1 qtr. And to the
Sacristan by order of the Prior’s bailiff 1 bs. And given to several men by order of the same bailiff 1 qtr 1
bs. And to John S… by the lord Prior’s gift 2 bs. And in making malt for harvest 2 qtrs of
which 1 qtr remains … And in the livery
of the bailiff there for 47 weeks 5 qtrs 7 bs. that is 1 bs. per week. And in harvest expense 3 qtrs 4 bs. And in sale as over 2 qtrs 6 bs.

Total as above. And 1 qtrs of wheat malt remains.

**Barley** The same answers for 138 qtrs 2 bs. of barley threshed *ad tascam* of issue of the grange by the
same measure.

Total
138 qtrs 2 bs.

Of which delivered to William *Alfold *Cellarer of Southwick 108 qtrs by 1 tally. And in making barley malt 6 qtrs and they
remain. And in the livery of the *famuli* as below 14 qtrs 3 bs. And in the livery of the bailiff as above 4
qtrs 7 bs. of barley. And given to John *atte
Naltre* by the Prior’s
bailiff’s order 3 qtrs. And in sale as
below 2 qtrs 3 bs.

Total as above. And 6 qtrs of barley malt remain.

**dredge** The same accounts for 36 qtrs 4 bs. of issue of the grange there
by the same measure threshed *ad tascam*.

Total 36 qtrs 4 bs.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer by 2 tallies 34
qtrs of dredge. And in making malt 2
qtrs and they remain. And in sale as
over 4 bs.

Total as above. And 2 qtrs of malt remain.

**oats** The same accounts for 25
qtrs of oats of issue of the grange there threshed *ad tascam*.

Total
25 qtrs.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer by 1 tally 20 éqtrsù[10]. And in meal made for broth for the *famuli* 1 qtr. And in sale
as over 2 qtrs 2 bs. And 2 qtrs remain
there in the granary.

Total as above. And 2 qtrs remain in the granary.

**Beans** The same accounts for 3
qtrs 4 bs. of issue of the grange there by the same measure.

Total 3 qtrs 4 bs.

Of which in sowing in *le Suthfeld* 4 bs. And in
sale as over 3 qtrs.

Total as above. equal

**peas and hares** The same accounts for 13
qtrs 4 bs. of peas and hares threshed *ad
tascam*.

Total 13 qtrs 4 bs.

Of which in sowing 1 qtr in the field of
Beeston. And delivered to Geoffrey *Rokele
*for fattening pigs at Denmead 1 qtr by order of the Prior’s bailiff. And given to the swineherd for keeping pigs
and piglets 4 qtrs. And in sale as over
4 qtrs 5 bs. And 3 qtrs remain in the
granary.

Total as
above. And 3 qtrs of peas remain in the
granary.

**liveries of
the famuli **The same accounts for 5 qtrs
7 bs. of wheat from livery of the bailiff as above. And for 19 qtrs of barley received as above for livery of the
bailiff and

Total of each grain 24 qtrs 7 bs.

Of which in the livery of the bailiff for 47 weeks 5
qtrs 7 bs. of wheat. And for the same
for the said time 4 qtrs 7½ bs. And in
livery of the dairy assistant p.a. 3 qtrs 2 bs. of barley. And in livery of 1 carter per annum 5 qtrs
1½ bs. And in livery of 1 swineherd and
1 cowherd from Nativity of St John to Christmas for 26 weeks 3 qtrs 2 bs. of
barley that is each ½ bs. per week. And
in livery of 1 swineherd keeping pigs and cows from Christmas up to the
Nativity of St John the Baptist next following 2 qtrs 3½ bs. that is 3 bs. of
barley for 4 weeks.

Total as above. And equal.

**carthorses **The same answers for 3 horses remaining. And 1 from purchase. Total 4.
Of which died 1. Total 1.

And 3 carthorses remain.

**Bulls** The same answers for 1 bull
remaining. And for 1 bull coming from
Southwick. Total 2. Of which delivered to the Cellarer of
Southwick 1. Total 1. And 1 bull remains.

**Cows** The same answers for 16 cows remaining. And for 4 Heiffers added from the two-year olds of Southwick
after calving. Total 20. And 20 cows remain of which 4 Heiffers.

**calves** The same answers for 16 calves of issue of the cows. Total 16.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer 4. And to the bailiff 12. And nothing remains.

**boars** The same answers for 5 boars remaining. And 3 added from the piglets.
Total 8. Of which delivered to
the Cellarer by 1 tally with pigs 3.
Total 3. And 5 boars remain.

**pigs** And for 28 pigs remaining.
And for 30 added from piglets.

Total
58.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer by 1 tally
30. Killed in harvest 5.

Total
35. And 23 pigs remain.

**sows** The same answers for 13 sows remaining. Total 13. And 13 sows
remain.

**piglets** The same answers for 34 piglets remaining. And 60 piglets added.

Total
94.

Of which added to the pigs as above 30. And delivered to the Cellarer by 1 tally
27. And died 4.

Total 61. And 33 remain.

**piglets** The same answers for 40 piglets remaining. And for 83 from issue of the sows this year.

Total
123.

Of which added with piglets as above 60. And delivered to the Cellarer by 1 tally
with pigs 22. And killed for the
arrival of the lord Prior and bailiff and others in the Priory’s hospitality
per annum 5. And died 12. Total 99.
And 24 piglets remain.

**gander and
geese** The same answers for 1 gander and 3 geese
and 24 goslings remaining. And for 24
goslings of this year’s issue. Total
52.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer éby 1 tallyù[11] before the feast of St
James the Apostle 24 goslings remaining from last year. And delivered to the same by the same tally
before the feast of St Barnabas the Apostle 22 of issue of the geese.

Total
46. And 1 gander and 3 geese

and
2 goslings remain.

**capons** The same answers for 4 capons remaining. And for 20 chicks added.

Total
24.

Of which delivered to the Cellarer by 1 tally
22. Total 22. And 2 capons remain.

**cock and hens** The same answers for 1 cock and 9 hens remaining. And for 5 added from chicks.

Total
14. And 14 remain.

**chicks** The same answers for 20 chicks remaining. And 40 of issue of the hens. Total 60.
Of which added to capons as above 20.
And added with hens as above 5.
Killed with vermin 15.

Total 40.
And 20 chicks remain.