Manor of Stubbington
Account of Thomas le Gray serjeant of Stubbington
from Monday next before Michaelmas 13 Edward II-
Michaelmas 14 Edward II for a Complete year by view of Henry Le Coupere granger there.
Rents of Kingston and Portsmouth from last year The same answers for é30s.63/4d.ùreceived from Rent of Kingston for Michaelmas term last year less é6s.53/4d. because it could not be ascertained who owed whatù lapse of the said rent. And for é£4 19s. 10¼d.ùreceived from rents of the same term at Portsmouth for the same year by 1 tally against Ralph le Bule clerk of the same.
Total £6 10s. 5d.
Rent of this year for Kingston and Portmouth The same answers for é30s. 63/4d.ù received from rent of Kingston for Michaelmas term this year less 6s.53/4d. for the reason as above. And for é£4 19s.10¼d.ùreceived from the rents of Portsmouth collected by Thomas the serjeant this year éand not more because several tenants in Portsmouth withhold 42s.10¼d. for this year as is shown in a certain schedule that isù certain withhold their rent éfor the debt of Richard chaumponys and some have nothing by which they may be distrainedù
Total £6 10s.5d.
Issues of the manor The same answers for 12d. received from straw sold. And for 2d. received from Hemp seed sold. And for 20d. received from 2 horses agisted with the lord’s beasts in winter. And for 3s. received from pasture next to the grain sold in several Places in summer. And for 12d. from Linen coming from tithe at Eastney both from last year and this year sold as a whole. And for 3d. received in cash coming from small tithes of Wool and Lambs at Eastney. And for 3d. received from tithes of Richard Wylesman there this year.
Total 7s. 4d.
Sale of Stock The same answers for 2s.6d. received from 1 affer sold because old by order of Br J. Ymb[ol]d Bailiff. And for 6s.3d. received from 24 lambs’ fleeces sold issuing at shearing which made 2 claves 1 lb. at 2s.11d. per clave. And for 9s. received from 3 claves ½ lb. of Wool issuing from Eastney sold at 2s.11d. per clave with overall ½d. And for 11d. received from Milk of 1 cow which aborted, sold in Lent. And for 20s. received from 7 hides and the hide of 1 cow killed sold at 2s.6d. per hide. And for 12d. received from the hide of a steer/heiffer which died . And for 6d. received from the hide of 1 calf which died issuing from stock of the reeve of Boarhunt. And for 10d. received from 4 wethers’ fells and 1 ewe’s fell received from last year sold as a whole. And for 16d. received from fells of 4 wethers which died before shearing, sold at 4d. per fell. And for 12d. received from fells of 3 wethers killed in harvest and the fell of 1 ewe which died after shearing, sold. And for 8d. received from 200 eggs sold coming from the issue of hens.
Sale of Grain The same answers for £12 2s. 6d. received from 43 qtrs 3 bs. of wheat sold of which 5 qtrs sold by view of Br J. Ymb[ol]d Bailiff at 4s.8d. per qtr. 5 qtrs 7 bs. at 5s.4d. per qtr. 21½ qtrs at 5s.8d. per qtr. and 11 qtrs at 6s. per qtr. And for 24s.4½d. received from 5 qtrs 5 bs. of rye sold at 4s.4d. per qtr. And for £12 2s.7d. received from 71 qtrs 2 bs. of barley sold of which 5 qtrs sold by view of Br J. Ymb[ol]d Bailiff at 2s.8d. per qtr 41 qtrs at 3s.4d. per qtr. 25 qtrs 2 bs. at 3s.8d. per qtr. And for 5s. received from 2 qtrs of dredge sold at 2s.6d. per qtr. And for 111s.9½d. received from 38 qtrs of oats sold of which 13 qtrs 2 bs. at 2s.10d. per qtr and 24 qtrs 6 bs. at 3s. per qtr. And for £4 17s.6d. received from 29 qtrs 2 bs. of beans sold at 3s.4d. per qtr. of which 12 qtrs were sold by view of Br J. Ymb[ol]d Bailiff. And [for] 53s. received from 19 qtrs 7 bs. of peas sold at 2s.8d. per qtr. And for 20s.11¼d. received from 8 qtrs 3 bs. of vetches sold at 2s.6d. per qtr.
Total £39 17s. 8¼d.
Sales after the account From items sold after the account 6d. Total 6d.
Total of All receipt £55 10s. 4¼d.
Debts of last year paid that is to 6 Mounted foremen for their harvest wages behind from last Year 30s. to each of them 5s. Item to 12 foot workers for the same 24s. to each of them 2s. Item to 5 foot workers for the same 7s.6d. to each of them 18d. Item to 1 Reapreeve and 1 Cook for the same 5s. Item to 2 stackers for the same 6s. Item to 2 stackers for the same 5s. Item to 2 Carters hired on contract 16s. Item paid for relish of famuli behind from last year’s harvest 8s.8d. that is to 3 Ploughmen and 3 drivers to each of them 12d. and to 4 lesser famuli to each of them 8d. Item for the wages of 10 famuli for Michaelmas term last year 25s. that is to 3 Ploughmen and 1 driver of the horseplough to each of them 3s. Item to 2 ploughdrivers to each of them 2s.6d. and to 4 lesser famuli to each of them 2s. Item paid to the wife of William de Hirtyngc’ for ale loaned from her for last year’s Harvest expenses16s.5½d. Item to Matilda de Horsham for the same 8s. Item to Joan Widow of Le Hayward 3s.3d. Item to Joan Aubrey for the same 8s.10d. Item to the same for the lord Prior’s debt 16és.ù Item to the wife of John Le Spicer for Candles 2s.11d. In payment to Br John de leuynton’ acting in the Place of the serjeant éat Stubbingtonù in harvest time last year 57s.1d. by tally.
Total £11 19s. 8½d.
payment of last year’s rent In rent paid to the lord King for several ten[ements] held from him within the Liberty of Portsmouth for Michaelmas term last year 36s.2¼d. In 3 lbs of pepper bought and paid to the same for the same term 3s.4d. In rent paid to Alice Loueraz lady of Portsea for the land of Brochurst for the same term 5s.
Rents paid this year In Rents paid to the lord King for several tenements held from him within the Liberty of Portsmouth at Michaelmas term 36s.2¼d. Item in 3 lbs of pepper bought and paid to the same for the same term 3s.6d. at 14d. per lb. In rent paid to Alice Loueraz lady of Portsea for the land of Brockhurst for the same term 5s. In 4 lbs of Wax bought and paid to the Rector of Farlington at the feast of St Andrew the Apostle 2s.4d. at 7d. per lb.
Cost of Ploughs In 100 lbs of iron bought éiron boughtùfor ironwork of 3 Ploughs per annum and other necessities as is shown in the expenses below except for 25 lbs received from Last year 4s.2d. Of which 8 lbs of iron remain after Michaelmas. In the smith’s wage for repairing ironwork for the said Ploughs for the same time 3s. In 2 iron plates and In 2 Long pieces of iron for Spikes made from the lord’s old iron 3½d. In 2 new Ploughs bought 10d. In the carpenter’s wage for 1 day for fitting out 2 old Ploughs 1½d. and he was at the manorial table. In 1 pair of wheels bought 4d. In metalling with iron 1 Beam for ploughs ½d. In shoeing horses with nails bought for shoes of 3 Carthorses 6 affers and the serjeant’s horse per annum except harvest éwith the smith’s wageù é10ùs. and so much this year because of Carrying done several times outside the manor as is shown on the dorse of the roll in the fodder of oats éfor 2 horses more this year than last yearù. In 9 halters made with 1 Bridle from 13 lbs of own hemp 3¼d. for making each lb. ¼d.
Cost of Carts In greasing 1 Cart three times 1 Cart twice and 3 Carts Once 8d. In making 2 iron bands from the lord’s iron for hubs of 1 Cart 2d. In making from the lord’s own iron 2 new Iron plates with 2 rings for hanging in the Harness 3d. In lengthening 1 old fretted iron plate and In making from the lord’s iron 1 new treadband and mounting On 1 ironclad Cart 3d. In 1 pair of Wheels for binding with bought iron 3s. In 2 pair of large éwheelsù bought 4s. In 1 new binding bought with all iron belonging to the same 12s.0¼d. In the smith’s wage for binding from new 1 pair of wheels 7d. In 2 Lunces 2 iron bands for hubs and In Gropnail made from own iron for the same Cart 3d. In 45 clouts bought for 5 carts 5s.é2½d.ùat 1½d. each plus overall ½d. In 500 cloutnails bought 7½d. Item In making 100 cloutnails from the lord’s iron 1d. In the carpenter’s wage for 2 days for repairing 2 old cartbodies and for wood for 1 Cartbody and for dressing 1 cartrail 3d. and he was at the manorial table. In whittawed hide bought for harness 18d. In Red Hide bought for the same 10d. In 2 measures of hemp cloth for the same 7d. In the saddler’s wage for 3½ days repairing old Saddle-pads and collars and for making 2 new collars 6d. and he was at the manorial table. In 1 piece of wood for the cart saddle 3d. In 11 lbs of Hemp bought to make ropes and traces 6d. In making 1 new rope 5 pairs of traces and 1 parse together with a small rope for foot workers from 33 lbs of own hemp 8¼d. for each task ¼d. In floating the teeth of 2 horses because of old age 7d. In 75 Carthorse shoes in harvest 3s.1½d. Item In 5 horse shoes bought for the horse called scot 7½d. In 1500 horse nails bought for the same 22½d. at 15d. per thousand. In the smith’s wage shoeing Carthorses the serjeant’s horse from the Nativity of St John up to Michaelmas and for shoeing carthorses of Moundsmere and of Prior’s Dean at times in harvest 12d. m.3 In shoeing Carthorses with the smith’s wage in harvest 6s.2d.
Total 38s. 11½d.
Purchase of Stock In 3 affers bought 47s.5d. of which 1 at 12s.6d. 1 at 14s.5d. and 1 at 20s.6d.
Total 47s. 5d.
Repair of Buildings In the wage of 1 carpenter for 4 days repairing a wall of the Carthorses’s stable 4d. and he was at the manorial table. In repairing the Roof of the solar sheepcote and henhouse ad tascham overall 3s. In repairing the Roof of sties and 3 granges and the building beyond the gate ad tascham overall 2s.3d. In roofing a sty anew ad tascham overall 15d. In ... bought for Roofing a building 4d. In repairing a close at the Door of the tithe Grange 1d. In wages of a roofer and his groom for 1½ days for roofing on the Chancel of the church of Portsea 9d. and they were ad thascham. In singelnail bought for the same 6d.
Total 8s. 6d.
Necessary expenses In ½ qtr of coarse salt bought for the Larder 3s.6d. at 10½d. per bs. In 3 bs. of coarse salt bought 17d. of which 1 bs. at 8d. 1 bs. at 6d. and 1 bs. at 3d. In 3½ qtrs of oats made into meal 7d. In the wage of 5 .... for skinning and salting 5 oxen and 3 cows which were killed for fear of death 6d. In ditching and planting 75 perches around the Grove by the lord Prior’s order 6s.3d. for each perch 1d. In ridging ad tascham overall 2s.6d. In enclosing 68 perches of fencing above the said ditch 17d. that is for 4 per[ches 1d]. In 40 lbs of lead bought for making new pipework 15d. In cleaning 1 new pipe 8d. In putting the same in the oven 2d. In making 1 new tripod from 14 lbs of bought iron 6d. In metalling with iron the feet of 1 round pot that is from 26 lbs of iron bought earlier 6d. In metalling with 4 lbs of iron bought earlier the feet of 1 round pot 2d. In binding 1 old round pail with 6 lbs of iron bought earlier 3d. In the wage of 1 Cooper for 1 day for Binding 3 Tubs together with 9 bands bought for the same 6½d. In 1 new basket for carrying grain and 1 new wicker bread basket bought 11d. In repairing an old Sieve and riddle 3d. In 7 measures of hemp cloth for making 4½ sacks 2s.4d. at 4d. per measure. In making the said sacks 1d. In Sterilising 28 female piglets 7d. In 1 piece of Wood for a shovel and 1 piece of wood for a fork bought 13/4d. In iron bought for shovels 6d. In a gift to the famuli at Christmas and Easter 8d. In repairing a lock for the gate towards Kingston ½d. In a hinge and bracket with staples bought for the pinfold gate 1½d. In 6 women hired for 3 days for pricking in beans after Harrowing 13½d. each of them per day 3/4d. In pasture bought for the Oxen at Newlands 6s.8d. In pasture bought for 24 lambs at Boarhunt 2s. In 2 lbs of Wax bought to burn before St Luke at seintdenys for saving the lord’s beasts 14d.
Total 36s. 93/4d.
Cost of the Fold and Dairy In 1 Gallon of tarpitch bought for treating ewes 9d. and 6 lbs of Butter from stock mixed with the same. In washing and shearing 118 sheep 6d. In Washing and shearing 24 lambs 2d. In 1 bs. of fine salt bought for the dairy é3ù½d. In 1 measure of Linen cloth bought 3¼d. In an earthen pot bought 1d. In 1 new scoop bought 2d.
Total 2s. 23/4d.
Threshing of Grain In threshing ad tascham 9 qtrs of wheat before Michaelmas last year 2s.3d. 3d. for a qtr. In 189½ qtrs of wheat from demesne and tithe 14 qtrs 3 bs. of curall from demesne and tithe 50 qtrs 7½ bs. of newly-cut demesne grain and 5 qtrs 5 bs. of tithe rye threshed ad tascham 53s.2d. 2½d. for a qtr. In threshing ad tascham 211 qtrs 3 bs. of barley 10 qtrs 3 bs. of barley of newly-cut grain and 14½ qtrs of dredge 29s.6¼d. 1½d. for a qtr. Item In 36 qtrs of barley of newly-cut grain before Michaelmas 6s. 2d. for a qtr by view of Br J. de Leuynton’ Bailiff. In 101 qtrs 1½ bs. of oats from demesne and tithe threshed ad tascham 8s.5d. 1d. for a qtr. In threshing ad tascham 26 qtrs 1 peck of beans 23 qtrs 1 bs. of peas and 21 qtrs 6 bs. of vetches 11s. 93/4d. 2d. for a qtr.
Total 111s. 2d.
Weeding and mowing In weeding all types of grain ad tascham overall this year 4s.3½d. In mowing and lifting the meadow atte hulle 18d.
Total 5s. 9½d.
[Reaping] of Grain In 197 reapers hired for reaping grain as for 1 day 49s.3d. each of whom per day 3d. In 137 reapers hired for the same as for 1 day 45s.8d. each of whom per day 4d. In 120 reapers hired as for 1 day 19s.11d. each of whom per day 2d. less overall 1d. and all by tally [against] John de cheriton’ reapreeve. In 35 men hired for binding Barley and Oats in the old Courtyard and for helping [with] peas and vetches after the said John’s departure as for 1 day 2s.11d. without tally.
Total 117s. 9d.
Harvest Expense In expenses of Thomas le Grey serjeant 1 Granger 1 hayward 1 Cook and baker from Sunday next after the feast of St James up to Sunday next before the Nativity of the blessed Mary for 6 weeks 1 Reapreeve for 5 weeks 4 Mounted foremen for 6 weeks 2 mounted foremen for 5 weeks 3 Carters hired by contract for the whole of harvest 1 Carter hired for 2 weeks 1 Carter from Moundsmere for 3 weeks 1 Carter from Prior’s Dean for 2 weeks 2 Carters from Southwick of which 1 staying for 5 days and 1 for 1 day 2 stackers for 6 weeks and 1 stacker for 5 weeks and 21 foot workers and 1 groom of a mounted foreman of which 19 staying for 6 weeks and 3 for 5 weeks and ... for harvest as in bread 7 qtrs of wheat and 6 qtrs ½ bs. of rye ... baked from stock. In ale bought 19s.1d. [by view?] of John armiger. Item In 1 pipe of cider bought except for 1 dole coming from Southwick 7s. And moreover 7 qtrs baked of Malt of which 1½ qtr of wheat malt 2 qtrs of barley Malt and 4 qtrs of oat malt. In Meat bought except for meat from stock 21 ... that is 3 wethers 2 piglets 5 geese and 2 pig Carcasses from stock. In fish and herring bought 16s.73/4d. and 31 [Cheeses] and they weighed 8 claves 1 lb and 9 cheeses from tithe of Eastney [and] they weighed 4 claves 5 lbs. In gifts to the Hayward Reapreeve and carters ... by several Places 22s.4d. In Candles nothing because from tallow from stock. In Gloves for 6 mounted foremen 12d. In [Cart]Horse shoes through harvest 20d. In relish for 3 ploughmen 2 ploughdrivers for 8 weeks 5s. each of them takes 1½d. per week. [I]n relish for 1 shepherd 1 dairy assistant and 1 swineherd for the same time 2s. and each of them takes 1d. per week.
Total £4 16s. 03/4d.
Harvest Wages In wages of 5 mounted foremen for Harvest 25s. and each of them takes 5s. In wages of 1 hayward 1 Cook and baker and 1 Reapreeve for the same time 7s.6d. and each of them takes 2s.6d. In wages of 4 stackers and 4 threshers from Southwick for the same time 24s. and each of them takes 3s. In wages of 21 foot workers and 1 groom of the mounted foremen for the same time 44s. and each of them takes 2s. In 3 Carters éhiredù with their own Carts and horses by contract 25s. Item In 1 Carter hired for 2 weeks 3s.
Total £6 8s. 6d.
Wages of the famuli In the wage of 1 Carter per annum 5s.6d. In wages of 2 Ploughmen and 1 driver of the horse Plough for the same time 15s.9d. and each of them takes 5s.3d. In the wage of 1 ploughdriver for the same time 4s.6d. In wages of 1 shepherd 1 dairy assistant and 1 swineherd for the same time 10s.6d. In the wage of 1 ploughdriver for Christmas term 8d. and then he left. In the wage of 1 cowherd for the same term 6d. and then he left.