f 122v (7 January 1621/2)
Christmas musitions Iohn Sawer & William Boyes xx s. & newyeres ⸢giftes iij s.⸣
f 124 (24 December)
Players the kinges on Christmas eve & Christmas day 3 playes xxx s. Players an other company of ye kinges servantes 13 s. 4 d.
The Cholmeley branch of the Cholmley/Cholmeley family was resident at Brandsby Hall.
The king's players toured extensively in the north in 1621–22, though no other performances in the North Riding are documented (P&P).
Record title: Richard
Cholmeley's Memorandum Book
Shelfmark: ZQG XII 3/1
Repository location: Northallerton
On the Cholmeley family and their documents, see the Introduction. The memorandum book is not a formal account, as much of it is taken up with miscellaneous notes and there does not appear to be a formal accounting year.
1602–15 February 1622/3; English; paper; 138 leaves bound in 3 volumes: 1–14 and 126–138, 15–80, 81–125; 330mm x 225mm (mounts); modern foliation 1–138; originals in poor condition; mounted on modern archival paper and sewn in modern marbled paper boards covered in buff fabric, parchment cover (from a 15th-c. liturgical manuscript) slipped in separate folder along with several fragments.