WCM 15390                                                                                                          1411-1412

 

Stubbington   Account of John Couk bailiff there from Michaelmas 12 [Henry IV] to 13 [Henry IV]

 

Arrears And for nothing

 

Rents and leases[1] And for 18s. 11d. from old rent of assize there from Michaelmas term.  And for 7s. 4d. received for Michaelmas term for lands and tenements once of William Fyfyde leased this year at farm to several men And for £4 9s. 1½d. from the lease of demesne land from Christmas term.  And for £4 9s. 7d. from the lease of the said land for St John the Baptist’s term.  And for 11s. 6d. from increase of several leases over the old leases.  And for 40s. from the lease of the mill there.  And for 20d.  from an acre of land once of William Belle and no more since the other acre is sown for the lord’s use.  And for 12d. from John atte Mede for an acre in Beeston since it is not accounted above.

 

Total £16 8s. 1½d.

 

Exitus manerii And for 3s. 4d. from several small tithes in Eastney that is in cows’ milk this year.  And for 2s. from tithe of Richard Abram’s mill.  And for 3d. From hemp and thread[2]  from small tithes.  And for é5s. 2d.ù[3] from tithe sold this year.  And for 7s. from pasture[4] of cows sold from Michaelmas to the Annunciation.  And for 3s. 4d. from pasture for winter sold called Groscroft.  And for 51s. for the milk sold of 17 cows at lease at 3s. per cow.   And for 2s. 6d. for Pusehalm sold, no more because the rest depastured with the lord’s heiffers.  And for 4d. from the skins of 2 dead calves as over.  And for é1d. received from 1ù[5] from the fell of 1 dead lamb as over.

 

Total 75s.

 

Sale of grain And for £15 8s. from 77 qtrs of wheat sold as over at 4s. per qtr.  And for 118s. 8d. from 39 qtrs 4½ bs.  of barley sold as over at 3s. per qtr.  And for 20d. from 4 bs. of peas sold as over at 5d. per bs.  And for 4s. from 1 qtr of wheat malt sold as over at 6d. per bs.  And for 61s. 5d.éreceived fromù[6] 16 qtrs 6 bs. of barley malt sold as over at 3s. 4d. per qtr.[7] 

 

Total £24 13s. 9d.

 

Sale of stock And for 6s. 5d. from 7 kebbs[8] sold as over.  And for 3s. 8d. from 2 pigs sold as over.  And for 2s. 3d. from é81ù[9] doves sold as over.  And for 8s. from 1 cow sold as over. 

 

Total 20s. 4d.

                                                                                    Total

 

Foreign receipts And for 12s. from the bailiff of Priory’s bailiff  by tally.

 

Total 12s.                                                                    Total

 

Total £46 14s 2½d.

                       

                                                                                    Sum total of Receipts

 

Overshoot  éAndù[10] Therefrom he asks to be allowed for overshoot[11] of the last account 2s. 11d.

 

Total 2s. 11d.

 

Decay of rents In decay of rents of 1 Croft called Northhull’ 11s. 2d.  because in part it is pastured with the lord’s sheep.  In decay of the windmill lease totally destroyed by fire 40s.  In decay of the lease of Bradecroft because in the lord’s hands not occupied 10s.  In decay of the lease of 2a. 3r. of land in Beeston because in the lord’s hands for defect of tenants and sown for the lord’s use éIn decayù[12] 3s. 8d.  In decay of the lease of 4 helves because in the lord’s hands for the same reason and in winter composted 2s. 8d.  In decay of the lease of the land of William Fyfyde this year as appears by tally against William Balchef 17s. 7d.  In decay of rents of assize there this year 2s. 7½d.

 

Total 77s. 6d.                                                             Total

 

Cost of carts and ploughs And for shoeing carthorses and maintaining cart ironwork for the time of the account 22s. 4d.  In 1 pair of traces bought 10d.  In cart clouts with nails and cartnails and 3 bindings in Nafstok  3s. 4d.  In 1 plough bought 20d.  In repairing and maintaining 1 coulter 16d.  In 1 pair of wheels made from the lord’s wood 2s.  In hemp bought for repairing cartropes and for work[13] 9d.  In 1 cart saddle tree bought 3d.

 

Total 32s. 6d.                                                              Total

 

Cost of buildings In 1 carpenter hired for making from new repairing one fence outside the west door and and 1 Dungpit and other necessary repairs there 5s.  In 1 roofer of stone on the east barn ad tascham 12s.  In 1 roofer of stone on the dovecote and on the stable there 12d.  In a carpenter hired to repair 1 Cuple in the east barn and to make 1 fence from new between the barn and the new stable and the ground-sill of that stable and making from new mangers[14] in the said stable and 1 new rack 5s.  In 3500 lathnails bought at 15d per 1000 4s. 4½d.  In 100 bordnails bought for the north barn and making other necessaries 5d.  In tines from the lord’s iron 1d.  In enclosing and ditching of Bradecroft 16d.

 

Total 29s. 2½d.

 

                                                                                    Total

 

Necessary expenses In gifts to several lights on the eve of Epiphany 6d.  In 1 grub-axe bought 12d.  In 24 strips for sacks 7s.  In 2 baskets and 1 basket[15] 2 sieves bought 22d.  In 1 riddle bought 2½d.  In a fifteenth paid 3s.  In 1 new pot with old pots bought 9s.  In oatmeal made 6d.  In a gift amongst the parishioners at time of harvest 2s. 4d. 

 

Total 25s. 4½d.                                                    Total

 

                                                                                    Total

m.2

Threshing and winnowing In 141 qtrs 4 bs. of wheat, 7 qtrs 1 bs. of beans, 14 qtrs 4 bs. of peas, 9 qtrs 2 bs. of vetches threshed ad tascham at 3d. per qtr. 43s. 1d.  In 130 qtrs 4 bs. of barley, 36 qtrs 4 bs. of dredge threshed ad tascham at 2d. per qtr 27s. 10d.  In 20 qtrs 6 bs. of oats threshed ad tascham at 1½d. per qtr. 2s. 7d.  In winnowing half of all the said grain ad tascham at 1d. for 3 qtrs 5s. and no more because the other half by the Dairymaid.

 

Total 78s. 6d.

 

                                                                                    Total

m.3

Harvest In wheat bought and baked for harvest expenses 3 qtrs at 4s. per qtr 12s.  In 1 qtr of high-grade malt bought 4s.  In 6 qtrs of barley malt bought at 3s. 8d. per qtr 22s.  In 2 pigs bought as over 3s. 8d.  In 7 kebbs bought 6s. 5d.  In 81 doves bought 2s. 3d.  In beef bought 4s.  In Conger bought 3s. 2d.  In 100 herring bought 11d.  In 1 qtr of mackerel bought 14d.  In oysters and rockfish bought 2s. 9d.  In cheese bought 3s. 9d.  In gloves bought for the famuli 18d.  In 8 cords and 2 halters bought 6d.  In dishes bought for harvest 6d.  In glue bought 3d.  In the wages of 3 carters hired with carts for harvest each taking 16s, 48s.  In the wages of 3 mounted supervisors there each of whom takes 6s. 8d., 20s.  In the wages of 8 tithe collectors on foot in the Island each of whom takes 4s., 32s.  In the wages of 2 stackers each taking 5s. 10s.  In the wage of 1 man driving a cart of the lord through harvest 3s. 4d.  In the wage of 1 cook and butler for harvest 6s. 8d. 

 

Total £9 é8ù[16]s. 10d.

 

                                                                                    Total

 

Wages of the famuli In the bailiff’s wage for the time of the account 20s.  In 1 carter’s wage p.a. 13s. 4d.  In the cowherd’s wage for the same time with the swineherd’s job 6s. 3d.  In the dairymaid’s wage p.a. 4s. 2d.  In their gifts at Christmas é4d.ù[17] 

 

Total 44s. 1d.

 

                                                                                    Total

 

Cash delivery In cash delivered to the Prior’s Bailiff on several occasions a is shown by tallies £25 10s. 4d.  In cheese sent to the Cellarer at ½d. per lb. 5s. 7d. 

 

Total £25 15s. 11d.

 

                                                                                    Total

 

Clothing (livery) In clothing at Christmas this year 6s. 8d.[18]

 

m.1d

Stubbington  Account of John Couk bailiff there in the 12th year.

 

Wheat  He r.a. for 141 qtrs 4 bs. of wheat received from all issue of the grange there threshed ad tascam.  And for 4 qtrs 3 bs. 1 peck from heaping of the same.  And for 5 qtrs 6 bs. ½ peck from increase[19] of the threshing measure.

                                                                                    Total[20]

 

Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer 61 éqtrsù[21]  Given to William Wapul by the Priory’s bailiff 1 qtr.  In gift to John Comychon by the Priory’s bailiff 1 qtr é4 bs.ù[22] In gift to the said bailiff by the Prior 1 qtr.  In the agreement with the thatcher at Newland by the Priory’s bailiff 2 bs.  In gift to Thomas Smalkartere by the Priory’s bailiff 2 bs.  In gift by the Priory’s bailiff éto John ate Hull’ù[23] 4 bs.  In gift to 1 man called Janyn 1 bs.  In best malt baked 1 qtr.  In livery to the bailiff there as below 6 qtrs 4 bs.  In payment to threshers there 1 bs.  To the Sacristan 1 bs.  In gift to William gahe by the Priory’s bailiff 1 bs.  In bread baked for the Prior’s visits 2 bs.  In payment to Pechouer there 1 qtr.  In sale as over 78 qtrs sold as over. 

                                                                                    Total as above. And equal.

 

Barley And for 130 qtrs 4 bs. from all grange issue there threshed ad tascam.  And for 4 qtrs ½ bs. from heaping of the same.  And for 2 qtrs é2 bs.ù[24] received from increase of the threshing measure.

                                                                                    Total

Of which delivered to the house to the Cellarer by tally 61 qtrs 6 bs.  In malt baked as over 16 qtrs 6 bs.  In livery éof the bailiffù[25]  and [manorial] household there as below 18 qtrs 6 bs.  In sale as over 39 qtrs 4½ qtrs.

                                                                                    Total as above. And equal.

 

Dredge  And for 36 qtrs 4 bs. of all grange issue there threshed ad tascam  And for 1 qtr 1 bs. from heaping of the same.  And for 3 bs.[26]  And for 1½ bs. of barley above received for mixture.  And for 1½ bs. of oats received as below for mixture with the aforesaid barley for sowing dredge.

                                                                                    Total

Of which delivered to the house by tally against the Cellarer 38 qtrs.  In sowing on 2r. of land in Beeston 3 bs.

Oats  And for 20 qtrs 6 bs. of all grange issue there.  And for 4 bs. 1 peck from heaping of the same.  And for 3 bs. 1 peck from increase of the threshing measure.

                                                                                    Total

Of which delivered to the house by tally against the Cellarer 17 qtrs.  In oatmeal made for harvest and broth for the famuli 1 qtr of oats.  In sowing on 4a. by eye[27] in the meadow there and Beeston 4 bs. on an acre, 2 qtrs.  In oats mixed with barley for sowing 1½ bs.  In carthorses’ fodder there 4 bs.

                                                                                    Total as above. And equal

Beans  And for 7 qtrs 1 bs. of all grange issue there.  And for 2 bs. from heaping of the same.  And for 1 bs. from increase of the threshing measure.

                                                                                    Total

Of which delivered to the house by tally against the Cellarer 5 qtrs 4 bs.  In sowing on Bencroft 1 qtr. 3 bs.  In broth for the famuli there 2 bs.  In gift by the Priory’s bailiff to Lucy Hernyst 1 bs.  In fattening pigs 2 bs.

                                                                                    Total as above.  And equal.

 

 

Peas And for 14 qtrs 4 bs. of all grange issue there.  And for 3½ bs. from cumble of the same.  And for 2½ [bs.] from increase of the threshing measure.

 

                                                                                    Total

 

From which delivered to the priory by tallies against the Cellarer 11 qtrs. In sowing for the pigs 4 bs.  For fattening pigs 3 qtrs 2 bs.  Sold as over 4 bs.

 

                                                            Total as above.  And equal.

 

Vetches And for 9 qtrs 2 bs. of all grange issue there.  And for 2 bs. peck from cumble of the same.  And for 30 qtrs by estimate in sheaves for feeding several beasts.  And for increase of the threshing measure 3 bs. 3 peck. 

 

                                                            Total

From which sent to the priory by tally against the Cellarer 9 qtrs.  In sowing in Bradecroft 1 qtr.

 

                                                            Total as above.  And equal.

 

Malt And for 1 qtr of wheat, 16 qtrs 6 bs. of barley received above for making malt.

 

                                                            Total

 

From which Sold as over 1 qtr of wheat malt [and] 16 qtrs 6 bs. of barley malt.

 

                                                            Total as above.  And equal.

 

Livery of the famuli And for 6 qtrs 4 bs of wheat, 18 qtrs 6 bs. [of barley] above for livery to the bailiff and famuli

 

                                                            Total

 

From which in the bailiff’s livery for the time of the account taking 1 bs. each week 6 qtrs 4 bs.  In 1 carter’s livery taking 1 qtr for 10 weeks 5 qtrs 1½ bs. peck .  In 1 swineherd’s and 1 cowherd’s liveries taking 1 qtr 1 bs. peck for 12 weeks 4 qtrs 7 bs.  In 1 dairymaid’s livery for that time taking ½ bs. per week 3 qtrs 2 bs.  In livery to Robert Snarl an old servant by the lord Prior’s gift taking a bs. of barley for 3 weeks 2 qtrs 1 bs. peck .  In the bailiff’s livery there taking ½ bs. per week 3 qtrs 2 bs. of barley.

 

                                                            Total as above.

 

Carthorses And for 5 carthorses remaining.  Total 5.  And 5 carthorses remain.

 

Bulls And for 2 bulls remaining.  Total 2.

From which 1 sent to the Cellarer by tally.  Total 1.  And 1 bull remains.

 

Cows And for 21 cows remaining.  And for 4 éheiffersù[28] received from the Bailiff of Southwick in addition from two-year olds