f 18 (29 September–29 September)
Her after foloythe Rewardes
Geven To mynstrells pleyers
|ffyrst To my lord of arondelles pleyers the viij day of Ianuary for a Reward||v s.|
|Item To the kynges berward the xxiiij day of Ianuary for a Reward||iij s. iiij d.|
|Item To The duke of Suffolkys berward for a Reward||ij s.|
|Item To The kynges messynger The j day of marche That brought Tydynges how The frenshe kynge was Takyn||vj s. viij d.|
|Item To my lord of arondelles mynstrelles the xxiiij day of apryell for a Reward||xx d.|
|Item To The kyngs Iugler The xvj day of may for a Reward||iiij s. iiij d.|
|Item payd To master meyer for a Reward That he gave my lord lylys sarvant||x s.|
|Item To The kynges mynstrelles The xv day of September for a Reward||vj s. viij d.|
All entries are dotted in the left margin.
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.
1524–5; English with some Latin; paper; 28 leaves; 305mm x 210mm; modern pencil foliation; good condition; original parchment cover.