WCM 15386 c.1400

 

[1]....... for 12d. ... of the milk of cows coming ... from tithes of linen and hemp this year. And for 2s. from tithe of the mill of Henry Abraham. And ... [from] white straw sold this year except for 9 carts sent to Southwick and roofing of building[s] there. From black straw .... year. And for 6s.8d. from winter pasture sold in la Grofcroft this year. And for 3s. from pasture ... sold. From agistment of animals with the lords beasts nothing because grazed with horses, cows and lambs this year. From peas ....croft sold nothing this year From winter or summer pasture sold in Norhull nothing here because .... And for 2s. 4d. from fines of Court sold And from 6s.8d. from winter pasture ... croft sold this year. And for 53[2]s.4d. from a lease of 20[3] cows and 4 Heiffers leased at farm ... 2s.8d. for a cow and 16d. for a Heiffer by agreement and not more milk-yielding because 3 sent to the house[4] with ... fattened which were sold as over and 2 which remained for the house not milk-yielding for similar reason[5] And for 8d. from a hide ...

Total 4 14d.

And for 29 11s. 2d.[6]from 98 qtrs 4 bs. 1 peck at 6s. per qtr[7] of which 74 qtrs 1 bs. at 6s. per qtr and 24 qtrs 3 bs. 1 peck at 5s.8d. per qtr[8] And for 25s. from 7 qtrs 4 bs of barley sold at 3s.4d. per qtr. And for 8s. from 3 qtrs of oats sold at 2s.8d. per qtr. And for 6s.[9]from1 qtr 4 bs. of beans sold. And for 5s.83/4d.[10] from 1 qtr 5 bs. 3 peck of peas at 3s.4d. per qtr. And for 8s.10d. for 3 qtrs 2 bs. of vetches sold at 2s.8d. per qtr. And for 50s. from 10 qtrs 10 qtrs [11]of malt sold at 5s. per qtr.

Total 34 14s. 9d.

Sale of stock And for 10s.[12]from 1 horse sold as over. And for 14s. from 1 bull sold as over. And for 22s.[13]from 2 cows sold. And for 20d. from 1 calf sold as over. And for 9s. from 9 keb wethers sold as over. And for 8s. from 7 hoggs sold. And for 60s.5d.[14]from 25 pigs sold as over price per head 2s. 5d.[15] of which 21 sold for[16] 20 pigs[17] And for 12d. from 3 piglets sold as over. And for 12d. from 3 geese sold as over. And for 2s.9d. from 100 doves sold at 1d. for 3.

Total 6 9s. 10d.

Foreign receipt And for 76s.10d.[18]received from the lords chest for the cost of a new building and making other buildings as below. And for 9s.4d. received from the lord by the hands of John Palmere.

75s. 1d.[19] Total 4 6s. 2d.

Sale after the account And for 3s.4d. from several sales after the account as above.

Total 3s. 4d.

Total of the Whole receipt with arrears and foreign [expenses]

64 6s. 3d.

Payment of Rent In rent paid to the bailiff of the lord Kings liberty of Portsmouth for several lands and tenements within the said liberty that is for a year elapsed and the current year 106s.8d. of which for the land once Fifhide[20] In cash delivered to the same bailiff and for 6 lbs of pepper of annual rent for the said time per annum 3 lbs of pepper 6s. In cash paid to the Rector of Farlington for annual pension as for [21] lbs of wax this year 2s.

Total 114s. 8d.

Lapsed Rent In lapsed rent of 1 grange at Portsmouth fallen down and insufficient for distraining per annum 3d. In lapsed rent once of Roger Taillour which Thomas atte Lygh once held because it is not known who is tenant of it nor where it is levied 23/4d. In lapsed rent once of Alice Spuicere which the said Thomas late held for the same reason 23/4d. In lapsed rent once of Warin Mul[ward] because it is not known where distraint can be made per annum 5d. In lapsed rent of 1r. of land in Smaledole once of John Baret for the same reason 1d. In lapsed rent of a certain house of Henry Ailham in Portsmouth burnt by enemies and insuffient for distraining per annum 1d. In lapsed rent of 1 garden at Portsmouth which Stephen Angulon late held because in the lords hands 6d. In lapsed rent of 1 tenement at Portsmouth once of Matilda Mulward burnt by enemies and not sufficient for distraining 43/4d. per annum. In lapsed rent of 1 tenement late of John Saltere in Portsmouth next to Ostergate for the said reason per annum 43/4d. In lapsed rent of a tenement and land once of William Cosshs widow which Robert Cossh John Balchif and Agnes daughter of William Cossh hold in common between them 5d. In lapsed rent of a tenement late of John Scapolory now of William Hiche because he is excused by charter 3/4d. in lapsed rent of 1 helve of land once of John Rycheby now of William Combe because it is not known where distraint can be made 23/4d. In lapsed rent of 1 helve of land once of Roger Lirkebands widow now of Stephen Lirkeband in Beeston 23/4d. In lapse of 1a. of land which Henry Baker holds 5d. because it is not known where distraint can be made.

4s. 03/4d.[22] Total [CC1] 4s. 03/4d.

Cost of carts In 1 pair of new bridd bought from new to bind with clamps strakes large nails and 4 iron bands for the said binding 27s.5d. In 8 cartclouts bought for carts 18d. In 1 pair of iron plates bought 4d. In cloutnails 4d. In large nails with clamps for repairing an old cart at times 12d. In white leather bought 8d. In 1 pair of traces bought 8d. In 2 halters bought 2d. In shoeing horses per annum 10s.1d.

42s. 3d.[23] Total 42s. 3d.

Purchase of stock In 3 horses bought for the lords stock 70s.10d. of which 1 at 26s.8d. and 1 at 23s.1d. and 1 at 21s.1d.

70s. 10d.[24] Total 70s. 10d.

Cost of buildings with necessities and new buildings In 1[25]for building the south door of the wheat grange there and the oxhouse ad thascham besides the manorial table 2s.6d. In food bought for the same 12d.[26] In 1 sieve and riddle bought 4d. In 1 basket bought for carrying grain 10d.[27] In 2 small baskets bought for carrying grain 8d. In 1 tripod bought 20d. In treating 1 sheep 2d. In putting iron parts on 1 shovel 4d. In 1 pail bought 2d. In 1 new grub-axe bought made from rods bought for dorale of the old bakery 19d. In wages of carpenters building from new 1 kitchen house except for food for the same 43s.4d. In food bought for the said 4 Carpenters being at the manorial table as for 6 weeks 3 days 21s.8d. at 10d. each per week for the table. In wages for tiling the said kitchen with slates besides the manorial table 8s.10d. In food bought for them and other workers and roofers there that is 4 being at the manorial table for 3 weeks to each per week as above, for the table 11s.8d.[28] In the wage of 1 mason making from new 1 oven and 1 kiln inside the said building and daubing the wattle walls of the said kitchen ad thascham 19s.5d. In 1 Spit bought 8d. In 1 hedge around the dovehoues and east grange 18d.

114s. 2d.[29] Total 116s. 4d. of which for new building 104s. 11d.

Threshing and winnowing In threshing ad thascham 183 qtrs 2 bs. of wheat 3 qtrs 2 bs. of beans 11 qtrs 4 bs. of peas and 11 qtrs 1 bs. of vetches at 3d. for a qtr 52s. 3d. In threshing ad thascham 139 qtrs 6 bs. of barley and 24 qtrs of dredge 27s. 3d. at 2d. for a qtr. In threshing ad thascham 21 qtrs 1 bs. of oats 2s.7d. at 1d. for a qtr plus 1 bs. In winnowing ad thascham half of all grain of which the total comprises 197 qtrs 5s.6d. 1d. for 3 qtrs less overall 1 qtr.

4 7s. 8d.[30] Total 4 7s. 8d.

Cost of harvest In 3 qtrs of wheat bought for baking bread for expenses of men there for bringing in tithe grain, at 5s.8d. per qtr 17s. In 7 qtrs of malt bought 35s. at 5s. per qtr. In meat bought for the same 10s. In veal and pork bought 7s.8d. In 9 wethers bought 9s. In 3 geese bought 12d. In 60 doves bought 20d. In eggs bought 3d. In cheeses bought 5s. In milk bought 3d. In salt fish bought 3s.6d. In fish ... bought and oyster 13d. In 7 lbs of candles bought 13d. In gloves bought 18d. In small ropes bought for foot workers 4d. Given to the parishioners for better keeping tithe grain at Eastney and Codeshous 18d. In men hired with 4 carts for the whole harvest for bringing in tithe grain this year 64s. to each of them 16s. In wages of 3 mounted foremen 20s. In wages of 8 foot workers 32s. m.2 In cash paid to the said carters as for 4 bs. of wheat given to them by agreement 2s.10d. And to the said foot workers as for 1 qtr of wheat given to them 5s.8d. In the wage of 1 cook this year 6s.8d. In wages of 2 stackers this year 10s. In cash to the said cook and stackers by agreement as for 3 bs. of wheat 2s.1d. In 4 lbs of salt bought 15d.

12 4d.[31] Total 12 4d.

Wages In the wage of 1 bailiff per annum 20s. In the wage of 1 carter per annum 8s. In the wage of 1 swineherd who was also cowherd 7s. taking per term 12d. and in harvest 4s. In the wage of a dairy assistant per annum 4s.9d. taking per term 9d. and in harvest 2s.6d. In their gifts at Christmas and Easter 8d.

40s. 5d.[32] Total 40s. 5d.

The lords and foreign expenses In expenses of the lord and several other men coming there at the lords request as for bread ale meat and other food bought for the same 5s.5d. In the wage of 1 man hired for repairing the windows of the chancel of the church of Portsmouth with glass and in part glazing from new 6s.8d. Given to the men of the Isle on the eve of Epiphany of the Lord coming to maintain the light before the cross in the church of Portsea 4d.[33] In expenses of the bailiff riding to Boxgrave to buy 1 horse for the lords stock and doing other business of the lord there by his direction 6d. In cash paid to Thomas Stoke for a fine for having Northull by the lords order 4s.

13s. 1d.[34] Total 16s. 11d.

Delivery of cash And delivered to Thomas Curtays Prior for grain sold above as is shown by 1 schedule made for it 20 9s. 2d.

And delivered to acquit debts from the time of William Hursele late Prior by direction of the said Sir Thomas Curtays Prior that is 3 qtrs of wheat delivered to Landwath[35] Rappatym and Thomas atte Knolle at 6s.8d. per qtr 20s.

And to the same Sir Thomas, Prior, for the price of 1 cow 7 lambs and 21 piglets sold above 56s.

And delivered to Thomas Yorke cellarer of the house in foodstuffs bought and sent to the house as is shown by 1 schedule 29s. 1d.

And delivered for acquitting an old debt by the hands of William Balchif collector of rents of Fifhide that is to [36] Hamond of Portsmouth from rent above 6s.

And delivered to the said Sir Thomas, Prior, as for nails bought and sent to Southwick as is shown by a schedule 5s. 6d.

And delivered to the said Sir Thomas, Prior, by 1 tally made for it in cash 73s. 4d.

29 19s. 1d.[37] Total 29 19s. 1d.

Total of all expenses and livery 66 12s. 8d.

And thus the account is in excess 76s. 5d.

And John Ismong late bailiff there owes clear 30s.

Value of this manor this year with tithes of the rectory 79 13s. 7d.

m.1d[38]

Wheat John Cook bailiff there answers for 30 qtrs 7 bs. of wheat from all issue of the demesne grange threshed ad thascham ... from issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by 1 tally against the threshers there. And for 9 qtrs 4 bs.[39] from ...

Total 192 qtrs 6 bs.

Of which delivered to Thomas York cellarer 50 qtrs 3 bs. levelled by 1 tally. In the bailiffs livery per annum 6 qtrs 4 b[s.] .... 2 bs. In malt made below 1 qtr. And delivered to the said Cellarer from the demesne grange by 1 tally 30 qtrs ... of Southwick 1 bs. In the lords gift to repair the kings highway at Fratton ... [In sale] over 98 qtrs 4 bs. 1 peck. In avantagium given that is to the sea and elsewhere[40]4 qtrs 7 [bs.] ...

Total which [is] above ...

Barley And for 139 qtrs 6 bs. of barley from all issue of the tithe grange threshed ad thascham by tally there And ... of the same.

Total 148 qtrs 4 bs.

Of which delivered to Thomas York Cellarer of the house by tally 113 qtrs 6 bs. by level measure. In malt made below 9 qtrs ... the said wheat by the lords agreement 3 qtrs 2 bs. In livery of 1 carter and 1 cowherd who was also swineherd 10 qtrs 4 bs. ... In payment made to the same cowherd because he was at Moundsmere by the lords direction 1 qtr. In livery of 1 dairy assistant per annum ... [taking 1]qtr at 16 weeks. And in sale below 7 qtrs 3 bs. In avantagium given for the same 2 bs.

Total which [is] above. And equal.

Dredge And for 24 qtrs of dredge from issue of the tithe grange threshed as above by 1 tally. And for 1 qtr 4 bs. from heaping and increase of the measure.

Total 25 qtrs 4 bs. And delivered to the Cellarer

24 qtrs 5 bs.[41] by tally And 7 bs.[42]

And in sale after the account 7 bs. for 2s.4d.[43]

[44]

And nothing remains.

Oats And for 21 qtrs 1 bs. from issue of the tithe grange threshed by 1 tally as above. And for 1 qtr from the same issue by estimate in sheaves. And for 1 qtr 4 bs. of increase of the measure.

Total 23 qtrs 5 bs.

Of which delivered to Thomas York cellarer of the house[45] 16 qtrs 2 bs. by tally by level measure. Given to calves by estimate in sheaves 1 qtr. In meal made for broth for the famuli and harvest expenses and of a carpenter being there for building a kitchen from new 2 qtrs 4 bs.[46] In fodder for the lords horses coming there 3 times 3 bs. without seal.[47] And in fodder of Henry Pophams horses being there on his way to the Isle of Wight 4 bs. by the lords direction. And in sale 3 qtrs. And after the account 4 bs. for 12d.[48]

Total which [is] above. And equal.

Beans From beans of issue nothing is threshed because they were grazed in the shell by the lords pigs in winter time. And for 3 qtrs 2 bs. from issue of the tithe grange threshed as above by 1 tally. And for 1 bs. from increase of the same.

Total 3 qtrs 3 bs.

Of which in sowing in la Bencrofte 1 qtr 2 bs. And delivered to Thomas York cellarer 5 bs. by level measure. And in sale 1 qtr 4 bs.