Berkshire, Reading, 1631–2

Chamberlains' Accounts

BRO: R/FA3/11

f 3 (29 September–29 September)


paid. the kynges. players. by mr mayors Apoyntment. and by. his not becavse they shovlde. not. playe in the towne 0 15 0


f 3v


paid. to. one that Came to showe somme sightes and a boye with him to playe one the dron by mr mayors. apoyntment and teckeal. 0 4 0


f 5v

paid mr mayor the 9 of Iulye 1632 vppon a bille that he gave me that he hade layede owtt of his owne pvrse ffor sonderey Chardges as to players and ffor his Iorney to london when he went to the Covnsell tabell and abingeton at the sises and ffor 16 li. of sugar gave to the hye stewarde and maney other thinges the svme of 12 0 4


paid mr mayor that he gave to the kynges players 1 0 0
paid to mr mayor that he gave to trompetars that Came ffro the ackte at oxfforde 0 5 0


  • Footnotes
  • Glossed Terms
    • sonderey adj sundry
    • sises n pl assizes
    • ackte n act; here possibly an entertainment of some kind
  • Document Description

    Record title: Chamberlains' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: R/FA3/11
    Repository location: Reading

    The accounting year is Michaelmas to Michaelmas.

    1631–2; English; paper; 12 leaves, 2 of which form original cover with a letter inscribed on back cover, f 12; 410mm x 155mm; pencil foliation 1–12 at top right corner, also 1–6 at bottom; ff 7–8, 11 blank, f 10 written one side only; kept in cardboard binder.

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