WCM 15393                                                                                                  1461-1462

 

 

Stubbington Account of Richard Bekele éand John Bovyer bailiffù[1] Rent Collector[2] there from Michaelmas 1 Edward IV to Michaelmas 2 Edward IV for a whole year

 

Arrears The same answer for 111s. 4½d.  for arrears éof the last accountù[3]as is shown in the foot of that Account.

                                                            Total 111s. 4½d.

 

Rents And for £13 18s. 11¾d. including 71s. 4d. from the lease of land once Fyvehydes p.a. as is shown in a certain rental made on Monday before the Feast of St James 32 Henry VI.

                                                            Total £13 18s. 11é¾ù[4]d.

 

Sale of wood  nothing

 

Dairy But they answer for £4 2s. 4d. received from several cheeses coming from cows’ milk this year

                                                            Total £4 2s. 4d.

 

Foreign receipt nothing

 

Sale of grain nothing

 

                                                            Total of all receipt with arrears £23 12s. 8¾d.

 

Expenses

 

Payment of rents From which are allowed to the same accounting official [and] rent collector there as rent paid to the lord King for lands and tenements within the liberty of Portsmouth 53s. 4d.  And in payment of rent to the lord King for the plot called Mylborgh’ for a certain windmill p.a. 6d. by the Bailiff.

                                                            Total 53s. 10d.

 

Lapsed and decrease of rent And in allowance for lapsed and decrease of rent of land and tenements above charged at £13  18s. 11¾d. because it cannot be raised this year except £11 2s. 93/4d. of collectable rent. And he says on his oath and thus in allowance of rent this year 56s. 2d.

                                                            Total 56s. 2d.

 

Wages And in wages of Richard Bekele rent collector there for his office this year 6s. 8d.

                                                            Total 6s. 8d.

 

Necessary expenses And in 1 collar bought for the bailiff 8d.  And in 1 skin for making shoes 8d.  And in 2 pair of shoes for the bailiff’s servants 8d.  And in repairing pots and jugs this year 12d.  And in binding barrells this year 6d.  And in suit of court of Portsmouth for 2 lawdays this year 6d.

                                                            Total 4s.

m.2

Harvest costs And in wages of Robert Foghle hired with his cart for bringing in the lord’s grain in harvest this year 20s.  And in wages of Richard Bickeley hired with his cart in harvest for the same work 18s.  And in wages of John Berne hired with his cart to carry the lord’s grain harvest this year 18s.  And in 10 wethers bought for harvest costs 10s.  And in wages of John Bover bailiff there over 15d. for coller’ 5s.  And in wages of Talmey working both about the grain and carrying firewood this year 6s. 1d.  And in wages of William doshe about carrying 4 cartloads of straw to Portsmouth and Portsea churches this year 20d. 

                                                            Total 78s. 9d.

 

Payments for War  And in cash paid to John Morys by the lord Prior’s order this year 6s. 8d.  And in 1 boar bought 4s. 4d.

                                                            Total 11s.

 

Burgesses’ costs And in burgesses’ costs being at Parliament this year 5s.

                                                            Total 5s.

 

Cash livery as in the said Dairy  And in cash delivered to Philip Stele Cellarer by the hands of John Bover now bailiff there for this year’s issue as in several cheeses coming from the dairy this year without tally by acknowledgement of the said Cellarer 71s. 8d.

And in costs of bailiff and famuli in harvest time as in cheese and butter 7s. 4d.

And in butter and milk used for costs of the famuli in harvest 22d.

                                                            Total £4 10d.

 

Total of all arrears and liveries £14 16s. 3d.  And are owed to the lord £8 16s. 5¾d. to which the accounting official is charged for 7s. for the lease of the weirs this year.  And for 20d. received from grass sold this year.  And are owed to the lord in total £9 5s. 1½d.  From which are allowed to the rent collector 42s. 2d. for lapsed rents because they cannot be collected this year except £9 7d. éoverù[5] from collectable rents on his oath above 56s. 2d.  of which are allowed under the heading of lapsed and decrease of rents.  And also allowed to the same accounting official are  4s. 6d.  which are paid to John Chambre by the lord’s order.

And also allowed to the same accounting official are 22s. 6¾d.  which were sent to Sir John Querley Cellarer received after the account in the presence of the auditors

                                                And thus remain[6]

 

Overshoot Thomas Lokke for his rent of the 5th year last for the time of Robert Foghle late rent collector there in default of distraint   18s.

Robert Foghle rent collector there in the third year for rent in arrears 70s.

John Corff’ rent collector there for arrears of previous years 23s. 4½d.

Henry Carpentere lessee of the lord’s fish weirs for rent of this year 7s.

 

Overshoot acquitted And thus John Bovyer bailiff there has an overshoot of 2s. 6d. which Sir John Querley Cellarer paid him in the presence of the auditors.  And thus equal.

 

Stubbington Account there 2 Edward IV

 

Wheat The same John Bovyer accounts for 58 qtrs é4bsù.[7] Of all grange issue threshed ad tascham this year

                                                            Total 58 qtrs 4bs.

From which passed to Philip Stele Canon by 1 tally after this account  40 qtrs 4 bs.  And sold this year to John Doshe by the same Philip and delivered by the said accounting official 8 qtrs of the said issue for 53s. 8d.  And sold this year to John Forstere by the said Philip and delivered by the said accounting official 1 qtr 4bs. for 10s.  And sent to Henry Yonge bailiff there for household costs at the end of harvest and Michaelmas the 2nd year 1 qtr 1bs.  And in wheat taken against the accounting official’s will for soldar’  of Portsmouth 3 bs.  And sold by the said Philip to William Douseman and delivered by the said accounting official 4bs. for 3s. 4d.  And in wages of John Cloudesley in harvest 1bs.  And in wages of John Welle 1bs. in harvest.  And in wages of Dauy for his work 1bs.  And sold this year by way of exchange with Robert Foghle for herrings 2bs. price 2s.  And in household costs[8]  at Stubbington this year 5 qtrs 7bs.

                                                            Total as above   And equal

 

Barley And for 89 qtrs é4bsù[9] of barley received of all grange issue threshed ad tascham this year

                                                            Total 89 qtrs 4bs.

From which passed to Philip Stele canon for making malt 57 qtrs.  And sold this year to John Forstere and delivered by the said accounting official 8 qtrs 2bs. for 33s.  And passed to William Doshe? for 2 qtrs of barley malt in exchange 4 qtrs And passed to Philip Mathewe for 1 qtr of barley malt in exchange 2 qtrs.  And passed to Robert Foghle for 6bs. of malt bought from him 1 qtr 1bs.  And passed to Robert Foghle for herrings bought from him 2 bs. of barley.  And sold this year by the said Philip 1 qtr for 3s. 4d.  And delivered to Henry the bailiff there for malt for manorial expenses[10] 1 qtr 4bs.  And in malt made 12 qtrs for manorial expenses there            Dredge  Winter barley

And in keeping all kinds of chicks there in winter this year 4 qtrs 3bs.

                                                            Total as above And equal

 

Oats And for 12 qtrs of oats received of all grange issue, 5 qtrs threshed ad tascham and 7 qtrs at day-rate And for 4bs. of oats received from Nanc’ and bought of Philip Stele

                                                            Total 12 qtrs 4bs.

From which sent to the Cellarer éfor fodderù[11] 7 qtrs.  And sent to the said Cellarer for fodder of horses of the lord King and others 3 qtrs.  And in meal made for the kitchen costs 1 qtr.  And in feeding doves and swabs this year 1 qtr 4bs.

                                                            Total as above And equal

 

Beans And for 1 qtr of beans received from all the said grange issue threshed ad tascham this year

                                                            Total 1 qtr

From which sown on 2 acres of land this year 1 qtr    And equal

 

Peas and vetches And for 4 bs. of peas and vetches of all the said grange issue threshed ad tascham

                                                            Total 4bs.

From which sown this year 4bs.  Total as above.  And equal.

 

Malt And for 69 qtrs of barley malt made above this year.

                                                            Total 69 qtrs

From which sent to the Cellarer as under the heading of barley 57 qtrs And in household expenses  at Stubbington for the whole year 12 qtrs   Total as above And equal

 

Horses And for 2 horses remaining from last year.  Total 2.  And 2 horses remain.

 

Bulls And for 1 bull remaining.  Total 1.  And 1 bull remains.

m.2d

Cows And for é26ù[12] cows remaining from last year.  And for 3 cows remaining as heiffers as below.                                      Total 28[13] And in allowance made to him as in 1 cow less for which he was charged in the last account

From which sent to the Cellarer without tally 3.   Total 4 And 24 cows remain.

 

Steers/heifers   None

 

Heiffers And for 2 heiffers received from yearlings remaining.  Total 2.  And 2 heiffers remain.

 

Yearlings And for 4 yearlings remaining from last year’s calves.  Total 3[14].  And 3 female yearlings remain.

 

Calves And for 24 calves received from the said cows’ issue this year.  Total 24.

From which sent to the Cellarer for household costs without tally by acknowledgement of the same Cellarer 20.  Total 20.  And 4 calves remain.

 

Boars And for 4 boars remaining from last year And for 2 boars remaining from last year’s piglets.  Total 5.[15]  From which died this year 1.  And sent to the Cellarer 1.  Total 2.  And 3 boars remain.

 

Sows And for é7ù[16] sows remaining from last year.  Total 7.  From which died this year 2.  And 5 sows remain.

 

Pigs And for 13 pigs remaining from last year.  And for 13 pigs remaining from last year’s piglets this year.   Total 26 which are all sent to the Cellarer.  And equal.

 

Piglets And for é124ù[17] piglets of the said sows’ issue this year.  And for 2 piglets coming from tithe of piglets at Eastney this year. 

                                                                        Total é126ù[18]

From which sent to the Cellarer for kitchen expenses 39.  And sent to the warden of the forest this year by the Cellarer’s hands 20.  And sent to the lessee of Mapledurham for flitches this year 20.  And sent to the cellarer for kitchen expenses 10.  And died this year 2.  And 35 piglets remain.

 

Capon And for 4 capons remaining.  And for 2 capons made this year from chicks of this year’s issue.  Total 6.

From which in allowance of livery to the accounting official é4ù[19]    Total 4   And 2 capons remain.

 

Cock and hens And for 26 cock and hens remaining from last year.  Total 26. 

From which he asks for allowances because he did not receive from remainder of last year except 14 cock and hens over the residue per Soldar’ 12   Total 12.  And 14 cock and hens remain.

 

Chicks And for 2 éand a halfù[20] dozen chicks received from the said hens’ issue this year.  Total two and a half dozen which are sent to the Cellarer. And equal.

 

Eggs And for 420 from the said hens’ issue this year.  Total 420 eggs which are sent to the Cellarer.  And equal.

 

Doves And for 39 dozen doves of the dovecote issue this year.  Total 39 dozen.

From which sent to the Cellarer for household expenses 37 dozen é6ù[21].  And sent to William Doshe by the lord’s order 12 doves.  And sent to John Forstere 6 doves.

Total as above.  And equal. 

 

Tithe wool And for 3 claves of wool remaining from last year.  And for 1 clave 2 lbs newly coming from tithe of Eastney this year.  Total 4 claves 2 lbs.   And used in in expense of making cloth.

 

Lambs[22] And for 4 lambs coming from tithe of lambs of Eastney of the lease there éof John Sparoweù[23] éAnd for 3 lambs from titheù[24] And for 1 lamb from tithe of lambs of John Welle.  And for 1 lamb coming from tithe of lambs of Richard Knyght.  And for 1 lamb received from tithe of John Dagvyle this year.  Total 7.  And sent to the Cellarer.  And equal.

 

Geese And for 9 geese of which 2 ganders and 7 égeeseù[25].   And for 15 geese of the said geese issue this year.  And for 1 goose coming from tithe of geese of John Sparowe lessee of Eastney                        Total 25. 

And sent to the Cellarer by his acknowledgement 21. 

Total 21.  And 1 gander and 3 geese remain.

 

Ducks And for é16ù[26] ducks of which 2 drakes and 13[27] hens.  And for 6 received from the ducks’ issue. 

                                                            Total 24[28]

And sent to the Cellarer without tally 16.           And 8 ducks remain of which 1 drake.

 

Peacocks And for 5 peacocks remaining.  Total 5.  Of which sent to the Cellarer 2.  And 3 peacocks remain.

 

Peahens And for 9 peahens remaining from last year.  Total 9.   And 9 peahens remain.

 

Chicks And for 3 chicks from the peahens’ issue this year.

                                                                        Total 3    And 3 chicks remain.

 

Hemp And for 1 clave of hemp received from tithe remaining from last year.  And for 2 élbsù[29] of wool[30] from tithe of Eastney and the tenants there                             Total 1 clave 2 lbs which are used And equal

 

Tithe geese And for 2 ébecause aboveù[31] geese of remainder from last year And for [32] geese coming from tithe of the geese of John Sparowe lessee of Eastney this year.  éAnd for[33] geese from tithe of John Welle’s geese this year.ù[34]

 

Tithe cheese And for 2 cheeses coming from tithe of the said John Sparowe’s lessee’s cheese.  And for 2 cheeses coming from tithe cheeses of John  ate Welle this year   Total 4 which are sent to the Cellarer.  And equal.

 

Dairy  And for several cheeses coming from cows’ milk this year at diverse prices valued at   71s. 8d. And for several cheeses coming from the said cows’ milk in harvest costs for famuli there   7s. 4d. And in expenses ... to the value of 22d.  And in cheeses [m.2 face] sold by the bailiff 18s.  Total of the value of the dairy £4 2s 4d. of which delivered to the Cellarer as in cheeses used in the household 71s. 8d.   And in expenses of the bailiff and other famuli in harvest time as in cheeses at several prices 7s. 4d.  And in fines of suit of court at Portsmouth this year 6d.  And in 1 Saddle bought 8d.  And in hides bought for making shoes 8d.  And in 2 pair of shoes bought for his servants 8d.  And in repairing pots and jugs this year 12d.  And in binding barrels this year 6d.  And in expenses of the said bailiff and famuli in butter and milk in harvest 22d.  Total of  Allowances £4 4s. 10d.  And thus overshoot 2s. 6d. which John Querley Cellarer paid.  And thus equal.

 

 

..................................  From which sent to the Cellarer ........ 71s. 8d. And in costs of the bailiff and other famuli ..... price 7s. 4d.  And in fine for suit of court of Portsmouth ... by the bailiff 6d.  And in 1 saddle bought 8d.  And in a skin bought for .... 8d.  And in 2 pair of shoes bought for his servant 8d.  And in .... and .... this year 12d.  And in binding vessels this year 6d.  And in the said bailiff’s costs ... harvest in butter and milk 22d.  Total £4 4s. 10d.   And .... overshoot 2s. 6d. which John Querley Cellarer paid.  And thus equal.

 

 

                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   



[1] John Bovyer bailiff superscript

[2] Sic: in this sequence.

[3]  Superscript.

 

[4]  The ½ element is superscript.

 

[5]  ultra cancelled.

 

[6] Et sic remanet and then blank.

[7] 4 bs. superscript.

[8]  in expensis hospicii

 

[9] 4bs. superscript.

[10]  Here and below pro expensis domus

 

[11]  Superscript.

 

[12]  Altered from 25.

 

[13]  Sic.

 

[14]  Sic.

 

[15]  Sic.

 

[16] Altered from 6.

[17] 89 cancelled, 124 superscript.

[18] 91 cancelled, 126 superscript

[19]  Altered from 2.

 

[20] dimidia superscript.

[21] vj superscript.

[22] Agnelli – new-born lambs.

[23]  Superscript.

 

[24] Cancelled?

[25]  Superscript.

 

[26]  Altered from 15.

 

[27] Sic.

 

[28] Sic

[29]  Claves cancelled.

 

[30]  Sic.

 

[31] Superscript: quia supra

[32]  MS blank.

 

[33]  MS blank.

 

[34] This whole entry cancelled.