Berkshire, Abingdon, 1575–6

Chamberlains' Books

BRO: TEMP ACC 245/174

f 156 (29 September–29 September) (Allowances)


Item geven the tomblars yat plad befor master mayor & hys company/ in reward iij s. ix d.
Item payd to therle of baths playors in reward v s.


f 157


Item payd to my lord of sussex playars vpon St Iames daye at master mayors commandment x s.


f 160v


Item geven to my lord of lestars bearward in reward ye syxt of march vj s. viij d.


  • Glossed Terms
    • play v inf to play; plange, playnge prp; plad pa
  • Endnote

    Folio 157 is written in a different hand from ff 156 and 160v.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Chamberlains' Books
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: TEMP ACC 245/174
    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.

    1557–81; English; paper; ii + 181 + ii; folios with accounts for the year 1557–8: 415mm x 150mm, rest slightly irregular in size averaging 300mm x 200mm; modern foliation top right-hand corner with various other modern numbering at the bottom of each folio; each year a separate booklet pasted to a stub 15mm wide to make up the present book; rebound in 1912 in brown cloth with leather corners and spine, red leather patches on front and spine with title stamped in gold, title on front cover: 'Borough of Abingdon | Chamberlains Accounts | 1557–1581,' title on spine: 'Chamberlains | Accounts | 1557–1581.'

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