Berkshire, Abingdon, 1582–3

Chamberlains' Books

BRO: TEMP ACC 245/175

f [7a] (29 September–29 September) (Expenses)

Item delivered to Master Branch Maior for to giue to Earle of Oxfordes players ye 2 daye of Iune xx d.

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Item given to ye Queenes plaiers at Master Brainch Maior his commaundiment xx s.
More given the same plaiers in wine at Master Brainch Maior his commidiment xvj d.

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  • Glossed Terms
    • commidiment n commandment
  • Endnote

    This folio was missed in the modern foliation and has no number. A William Braunch, perhaps this man's father, was one of the first governors of Christ's Hospital (Preston, Christ's Hospital, Abingdon, p 57).

  • Document Description

    Record title: Chamberlains' Books
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: TEMP ACC 245/175
    Repository location: Reading

    At the time of publication, this document was held at the Berkshire Record Office, where it was on temporary deposit from the Abingdon County Hall Museum.

    1581–8; English; paper; ii + 91 + ii; 204mm x 16mm; modern foliation top right-hand corner with various other modern foliations at bottom of each folio; various booklets bound together; bound in brown cloth with leather corners and spine, title stamped on spine: 'Borough | of | Abingdon | Chamberlains Accounts | Michs 1582 | to | Michs 1588.'

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