The Paulet family was resident at Freefolk.
Record title: Sir Richard Paulet's Household
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 contents of these accounts are similar to others in
this series of accounts, except that these are all personal, dealing
mainly with clothes and gifts, rather than with the whole
1607–10; English; paper; 31 leaves; 103mm x
155mm; unnumbered; parchment cover made from a musical score (much
faded), with cloth tie, no title, last 7 folios are receipts, written
reversed from the opposite end.