f 22 (29 September–29 September)
|Item for v yerdes and a half of brode clothe for .ij. mynstrelles price the yerde ij s. iiij d.||xvj s. viij d.|
|Item paid for iiij. hattes for the Sergeauntes by the commaundement of maister maire||xx d.|
|Item paid the iijde day of maij to my lorde of arundell mynstrelles by the commaundement of my maister maire||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item paid the viijte day of maij to my lorde of Suffolk is luters||xij d.|
|Item paid the same day to my lord of Winchestre is mynstrelles||xx d.|
|Item paid the ffirst day of Iune to my lord of Gloucestre is Taberer||xx d.|
|Item paid the v day of Iune to my lord of Northumbrelond is mynstrelles||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item paid the ixth day of Iune to my lord Protectour is mynstrelles||vj s. viij d.|
|Item paid the vjte day of Iule to my lord Chambrelayne is mynstrelles||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item paid the xth day of Iule to my lord of Norffolk is mynstralles||iij s. iiij d.|
The town apparently had only two minstrels or waits at this time, and the wages section of the accounts on f 22v records no wages for them.
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. Thick's edition of the 1492–3 accounts includes full transcriptions of those documents, including records relating to drama and minstrelsy.
1482–3; English with Latin rubrics; iii + 35 + iii; 310mm x 210mm; modern pencil foliation; leaves repaired; red leather cover.