|De for my sonn Gervoice at Brittford 7 december 1601 to ye Ringers and mvsicons iiij s. to Mr Ertons Cooke & other seruantes that attended xix s.||xxiiij s.|
f 7 (19 May)
the said mr Iames Samborne as apeareth by the same bill of accompt dated 19 May 1602
out of the same Receptes & other money to & for my said sonn
Iervoice occasions presently videlicet
... Apparellxj li. xix s. viij d. Cutler girdell & haungers xxxvj s. xj d.
<.>vj s. viij d. Boockes xx
s. viij d. linkes x d. washinge xj s. ij d. sightes & seates viij s. ix d.
Boothier iiij s. viij d. giuen to diuers as Rewardes
xv s. vj d. hornes &
learnige to blowe xvij s. daunsinge and hawkes bells xxij s. Cariagge of
letters xviij d. Redy money put & spent out of my sonn Iervoics purse xix s. Lodgeinge
The Paulet family was resident at Freefolk.
The entry on f 4 occurs in the year of Thomas Jervoise's marriage to Sir Richard Paulet's daughter, Lucy. Above on the same leaf are entries concerning the marriage licence and ring. The payments on f 7, including 26s. 11d. for 'Plaies', likely were made at London.James Samborne (f 7) was Jervoise's tutor and later his steward.
Record title: Sir Richard Paulet's Accounts for his
Ward, Thomas Jervoise
Repository: Jervoise of Herriard Collection, HRO
Repository location: Winchester
Sir Richard Paulet (c 1558–1614) was the grandnephew of William Paulet (1474/5?–1572), first marquess of Winchester and longtime lord treasurer under three Tudor monarchs. Richard Paulet inherited estates at Herriard, south of Basingstoke, and Freefolk, near Whitchurch. He served multiple times as sheriff of Hampshire and in parliament for Whitchurch. For further details see the section on Hampshire families in Historical Background.
The manuscript is Paulet's account of monies received for
and expended on Thomas Jervoise during the first three
years after Paulet purchased Jervoise's wardship. It also includes a
copy of the transfer of Jervoise's wardship from Sir George Wrottesley
1600-3; English; paper; 27 leaves; 170mm x 272mm; modern pencil foliation (ff 11–27 blank); modern binding of heavy blue paper, ink title on front cover: 'A NOTE WHAT MONEY | SIR RICHARD POULET HATHE | DELYVERED TO MR THOMAS GERVOIS,' the HRO shelfmark is in pencil on the front cover.