f 42v (29 September–29 September)
¶ mynstrelles And players
|In primis payd this yere to the kynges mynstreles at master mayeres Commaundement this yere||vj s. viij d.|
|Item then payd to the quenys mynstreles||vj s. viij d.|
|Item payd to my lord of arundell mynstrelles this yere||v s.|
|Item payd to my lord of arundell players this yere||vj s. viij d.|
|Item payd to my lord de la Warr players this yere||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item payd to the
The heading on f 42v is in display script, braced at beginning and end, and elaborately underlined. The entire set of payments is enclosed by a bracket on the right-hand side of the page, and to the right of the bracket, 'Summa xxviij 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. Thick's edition of the 1492–3 accounts
includes full transcriptions of those documents, including records
relating to drama and minstrelsy.
1492–3; English with some Latin; paper; i + 75 + i; 305mm x 210mm; modern pencil foliation; good condition; original parchment cover.