Berkshire, Reading, 1592–3

Chamberlains' Accounts

BRO: R/FA2/77

f 7 (29 September–29 September) (Extraordinary charges)


Item given to the Quenes Maiestees players xx s.


Item to Mr Maior which he gave to the Quenes men iij s. iiij d.


  • Endnote

    The payment to the queen's men may be simply payment to royal servants. The elevation of Essex as high steward this year meant there was considerable interaction with the court.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Chamberlains' Accounts
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: R/FA2/77
    Repository location: Reading

    The accounting year is Michaelmas to Michaelmas.

    1592–3; English; paper; 9 leaves; 410mm x 305mm; written on recto only except f 9 which has on verso a note 'Mr Tilleze accompte 1592 To Michis 1593' and some Latin notes in a different hand from the account text; modern pencil foliation on ff 1–8, done twice in the top right-hand corner and at the bottom, also modern ink foliation with inaccuracies in bottom left corner; f 9 damaged; repaired and kept in brown paper wrapper.

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