Steward's Accounts

Southampton City Archives: SC5/1/26

f 45a (29 September–29 September)


Item to the iij Waytes eueryche of them iiij yardes at xx d. the yard xx s.


f 46bv


Item paid to the kynges mynstrellis vj s. viij d. vj s. viij d.


  • Footnotes
    • vj s. viij d.: amount repeated in MS
  • Endnote

    The entry on f 45a is the penultimate in a set of payments to town officers that includes both wages and liveries.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Steward's Accounts
    Repository: Southampton City Archives
    Shelfmark: SC5/1/26
    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.

    1506–7; English with some Latin; paper; 51 leaves; 305mm x 210mm; modern pencil foliation; good condition; original parchment cover.

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