Copies of Summary Accounts (A)

William Salt Library: S.MS. 366/1/A

p 5 (22 April–21 April)

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In primis receyved of Thomas Widder at the hobby horse ix s. x d.

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Item receyved in Ester weke for heyveng iij s. vj d. ob.

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p 6

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Item payed to George Salte for playeing on Newe Ers euen & New erys daye at nyght viij d.
Item payed to Robert Smyth for playng & gadryng shotte iiij d.
Item payed for a potal of wyne to master Stamford then iiij d.
Item for a quart of wyne to master barbur iij d.

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p 7

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Item lost in Coursse money gadred at the hoby horse v s.
  • Glossed Terms
    • hobby horse n hobby horse, a figure of a horse made of wicker or other light material worn about the waist by a performer, typically at a morris dance; hobbe horsse; hobbey horse; hobbie horse; hobbiehorse; hobbihorse; hobbyhorse; hobby horsse; hobbyhorsse; hoby horse; hobyhorse
    • heuynge n heaving, the Easter custom of lifting members of the opposite sex into the air; heyveng; heywyng; heywynge
    • ers n in phr newe ers euen New Year's Eve
    • erys n in phr new erys daye New Year's Day
    • potal n pottle; as a unit of capacity, equal to half a gallon
    • coursse adj of little or no account, ordinary; in phr coursse money petty cash (?) [OEDO coarse adj 1.a, b], [MED cours adj (a)]; course money
  • Document Description

    Record title: Copies of Summary Accounts (A)
    Repository: William Salt Library
    Shelfmark: S.MS. 366/1/A
    Repository location: Stafford

    This is a collection of brief annual summaries of receipts and expenses for the schoolwardens, churchwardens, chamberlains, and bailiffs. Not all years are represented, nor all officers within a given year. Near the beginning of the volume there occur some more detailed accounts, in which the transcribed record is found.

    1520–1628; English; paper; ii + 92 + ii (modern fly-leaves); 360mm x 240mm; paginated 1–92; pages preserved, mounted and bound into modern green cloth guard-book, no title on spine.

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