f 17 (29 September–29 September)
Costes doon vppon mynstrelles
|In primis the xj day of Nouember to the minstrelles of my lorde princes by my mayster the mayre||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item the xj day of Aprill paid to the kynges mynstrelles by my maister the mere||vj s. viij d.|
|Item the xxij day of Aprill paid to the mynstrelles of my lorde of Clarans by Richard gryme lieutenant||vj s. viij d.|
Summa xvj s. viij d.
Record title: Steward's Accounts
Repository: Southampton City Archives
Repository location: Southampton
The accounts run from Michaelmas to Michaelmas and cover
all areas of civic receipt and expenditure, from land rents to annual
payments to civic officials, costs of construction and repair of town
structures, and rewards to visiting performers. See the introduction to
Thick (ed), Southampton Steward's
Book, pp iii–xlvi, for further discussion. Thick's edition
of the 1492–3 accounts includes full transcriptions of those documents,
including records relating to drama and minstrelsy.
1474–5; English; paper; i + 35 + i; 305mm x 210mm; modern pencil foliation; leaves repaired; original parchment cover.