mb  (29 September–29 September) (Minstrels)
As as gift to one minstrel of the lord bishop of Winchester, 3s 4d.... On three gowns for three minstrels, 17s 8d....
Record title: Chamberlains' Accounts
Repository location: Winchester
The chamberlains' account rolls record all of the city's
income and expenditures. Income comes primarily from annual rents and
rates, as well as special levies. Expenditures include the whole range
of civic responsibilities, including construction and maintenance of
civic structures, annual payments to civic officials, and rewards given
to local nobility and gentry (and to their performers). The accounting
year runs from Michaelmas to Michaelmas.
1432–3; Latin; parchment; single membrane; 675mm x 250mm; unnumbered; written on both sides; paper wrapping with date and names of city officers inscribed.