WCM 15391                                                                                                              1414-1415

 

Stubbington Account of Thomas Reynold bailiff there from Michaelmas 2 Henry V to Michaelmas 3 Henry V

 

Arrears The same answers[1]

 

Rents of assize And for 18s. 11d. from rent of assize there at Michaelmas.

 

                                                            Total 18s. 11d.

 

Leases And for £9 13s. 3½d. from lease of the demesne land at Christmas and St John the Baptist, the term lasting as in the rental made about it.  And for 68s. 1d. from lease of the land once of William Fyfhyde lately leased to William Balchif the elder to hold for a term of 12 years, this year the 8th as shown by the same rental, giving for each acre of the same William 15d. per annum and which land of old used to render 71s. 4d.  From the lease of the windmill at Portsmouth nothing this year because it was destroyed by enemy fire  And for 5s. from increase of rent of Richard son of Richard Gay  For a messuage 1 Croft of land close by late of Reginald Nottesey, 1 helve of land between land late of John Grenelif afterwards of John Balchif lying etc and 1 rood of land late of the said Reginald in the lord’s hands for default of right heir etc and leased to the said Richard to hold for a term of 40 years, this year the 6th.

 

                                                            Total £13 6s. 4½d.

 

Issues of the manor And for 15½d. from small tithes of Eastney that is of calves, lambs, piglets flax and hemp and of other reproduction[2] this year sold.  From tithe cheese nothing here because reserved for the lord’s  household.[3]  From tithe of the mill of Henry Abraham nothing because it stands in occupation.[4]  And for 10s. from white straw sold this year more than 17 carts sent étoù[5]  by the lord’s order and of which 11 for bury.  And for 5s. 6d. from black straw sold this year and no more for the same reason.  And for 6s. 8d. from winter pasture in Groscroft sold this year.  And for 4s. from agistment of animals going in Selercroft with the lord’s animals in wintertime.  From agistment of animals in summertime on the manor soil nothing this year because insufficient for the lord’s beasts.  For 5s. from the lease of Bencroft nothing this year because [in] mustard as over.  From muck sold nothing this year because nothing was sold and moreover it remains in the manorial courtyard for land being in the lord’s hands so that it may be composted and he answers in full.  From issue of a certain garden at the south end of the great grange nothing for default of pasture bought.  And for 6s. 8d. from winter pasture in Laddercroft sold this year.  And for 2s. from tithe of Fratton mill this year.  And for 45s. 4d. from 17 cows leased at farm at 2s. 8d. for a cow’s milk and no more because 1 dry after calving because delivered to the household.  From the issue of a certain parcel of land once of William Cossh’ occupied at Portsmouth nothing here because reserved for the lord this year.

 

£4 17½d.                                                         Total[6] 

 

Sale of grain and stock And for £10 16s from 44 qtrs of wheat sold as over of which 20 qtrs 4 bs. at 5s. 4d. per qtr, 8 qtrs at 5s., 6 qtrs at 4s. 8d per qtr, 2 qtrs at 4s. 4d. per qtr, and 7 qtrs 4 bs. at 4s. per qtr. And for £9 5s. from 55 qtrs 4 bs. of barley sold at 3s. 4d. per qtr. And for [7] from [8] of oats sold at [9] per qtr.  And for 37s. 4d. from 8 qtrs of barley malt sold at 4s.8d. per qtr.  And for 5s. 6d. from 1 qtr 4 bs. of dredge sold at 5½d. per bs.  And for 2s. from 1 calf sold as over.  And for 18d. from 72 doves sold to the King’s household. 

 

£22   7s.  4d.

 

 

                                                                        Total

 

Foreign receipts And for 7s. 2d. received from the lord as in the cost of 3 lbs of pepper and 4 lbs of wax to deliver as made below.

7s. 2d.

 

Rents paid over In rents paid over to the bailiff of the liberty of Portsmouth for several lands and tenements being in the liberty p.a. 53s. 4d. of which for the land called Fyfhideslond 16s. 7d.  In cash paid to the same bailiffs as in 3 lbs of pepper this year 5s.  In cash paid to the Rector of Farlington for annual pension 4 lbs of wax for tithe of Eastney once belonging to the said Rector but now reserved to the Prior and Convent for payment of the said wax p.a. 2s. 2d.

 

                                                                        Total

 

 

Lapsed rents In lapsed rent of 1 grange at Portsmouth destroyed by the enemy and insufficient to distrain 3d. p.a.  In lapsed rent once of Roger Taillour which Thomas atte lygh lately held because we do not know who thus holds it or where it is levied 2¾d.  In lapsed rent of land once of Alice Spicere which the said Thomas  held, for the same reason 23/4d.  In lapsed rent once of Warin Mulward because we do not know where distraint might be made 5½d. p.a.  In lapsed rent of 1 rood of land in Smaledole which John Baret lately held for the same reason 1d.   In lapsed rent of a certain Henry Ailham in Portsmouth burnt by the enemy and insufficient to distrain 1d.  In lapsed rent of a garden once of legard at Portsmouth which Stephen Agulon lately deceased[10] because in the lord’s hands 6d.  In lapsed rent of 1 tenement at Portsmouth once of Matilda Mulward burnt by the enemy and insufficient to distrain 4¾d.  In lapsed rent of 1 tenement lately of John Saltere in Portsmouth next to Estergate for the same reason 4¾d. p.a.  In lapsed rent of land and tenement once of William Cossh’ which Richard Cossh’ John Balchif and Agnes daughter of William Cossh’ held in common between them 5½d.  In lapsed rent of a tenement lately of John Scapelory now of William Huthe because it is said to be excused by charter ¾d.  In lapsed rent of 1 helve of land once of John Rykeby now William Combe because we do not know where distraint might be made 2¾d.  In lapsed rent of 1 helve of land once of the widow of Roger Lirkeband now Stephen Lirkeband in Beeston 2¾d.  In lapsed rent of 1a. of land which Henry Baker holds 5½d. because it is not known where distraint might be made.  In lapsed rent of 1 helve of land lying in Beeston in Trumsorl’  between the land [11] and the land which was lately acquired by William atte Purye from Christine Peris 2¾d.  In lapsed rent of 1 Hedhalv of land lying in Methlond between Wefurlong and the land of Russell’ by acquisition of the same William 4d.  In acquittance of the parcel of rent of Margeriecroft relaxed to Richard Foughel this year 6s. 8d.

 

                                                                        Total 11s. 3½d.

 

Cost of carts In 1 pair of cartwheels bought 6s. 8d In binding and nails for the said wheels with the smith’s wage in binding the said wheels 27s. 8d.  In 8 clouts with 2 linchpins with nails bought 22d.  In clouts with nails bought another time 2s. 2d.  In 5 pair of traces bought 2s. 11d.  In 11 gropes bought for repairing an old cart 11d.  In horseshoes this year 14s. 9d.  In a white skin bought 10d.

57s.  9d.

 

                                                                        T[otal]

 

For stock bought nothing this year as over.

 

Cost of buildings and necessaries In 19 yards of sackcloth bought for winnowing 6s. 7½d.  In thread bought for the same 2d.  In making 12 perches of ditch from new between Groscroft and Gaiscroft and 27½ perches of ditch between Groscroft and bencroft ad tascham 4s. 11¼d.  at 1½d per perch.  In making from new 17½ perches of ditch at the east end of laddercroft 2s. 11d. at 2d. per perch ad tascham.  In 1 …[12] bought for drying malt 3s. 4d.  In 1 cartrope 20d. 

 

15s. 73/4d.

 

                                                                        Total

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Threshing and winnowing In threshing ad tascham 175 qtrs 1 bs. of wheat, 5 qtrs 1 bs. of beans, 2 bs. of peas, and 8 qtrs 4 bs. of pulses 47s. 3d. at 3d. per qtr In threshing ad tascham 196 qtrs 1 bs. of barley and 23 qtrs 5 bs. of dredge 36s. 7½d. at 2d. per qtr.  In threshing ad tascham 10 qtrs 1 bs. of oats 15d. at 1½d. per qtr.  In winnowing ad tascham half the said grain of which the whole comprises 209 qtrs 3½ bs. 5s. 10d. for every 3 qtrs 1d. less overall 4½ bs. 

£4 10s. 11½d.

 

                                                                        Total

 

Harvest cost In 2 qtrs 4 bs. of wheat bought for harvest costs there for reaping the lord’s grain this year 10s. 10d.  In 8 qtrs of barley malt bought for threshing costs this year 37s. 4d. at 4s. 8d. per qtr.  In meat of oxen and calves bought 2s. 4d.  For mutton nothing here because this year it is accounted over.  In cheese bought for harvest 4s.  In milk bought 9d.  In butter bought 16d.  In candles bought this year 9d.  In making low-grade malt this year 4d.  In gloves bought 2s. 2½d.  In tallow bought 2d.  In oysters and fish bought 10½d. this year.  For meat, piglets, geese or doves nothing here because accounted as over.  In a bowl bought this year 1d.  In 8 small ropes for footworkers[13] bought 4d.  In moving tithe grain this year by men with carts and horses hired for this other than the lord’s carts 24s. 4½d.  In wages of 8 workers on foot collecting the lord’s grain this year in several fields 38s. 4d.  Item wheat additionally where they used to take only 32s.  In wages of 2 stackers this year 14s.  In wages of 1 cook[14] for harvest 4s. 4d.  For a pipe of cider 3 hams 3 cod, 50 mackerel in cash nothing here because from the priory’s stock[15]

£ 7  2s. 4½d.

 

                                                                        Total

 

Wages In the bailiff’s wage p.a. 20s.  In 1 carter’s wage for three quarters 12s.  In 1 cowherd’s wage who was also swineherd 15s.  In 1 dairy assistant’s wage p.a. 4s. 9d. taking each term 12d. and in harvest 2s. 6d.  In their gifts at Christmas and Easter 6d. 

52s.  3d. by estimate[16]

                                                                        Total

 

Foreign payment In payment to the lord King’s collectors for the whole 15th and 10th granted to the said King 7s. 2d.  In gift to the burgesses of Portsmouth in their aid at Parliament 22d.

9s.

                                                                        Total

 

Cash liveries And sent to Sir Thomas Curteys the Prior from the sale of wheat and barley above  as appears by 1 schedule written by the said Prior £19 10s. 4d.

And to the same Sir Thomas the Prior by the hands of William Balchel[17] late lessee of land called Fyfhideslond by acknowledgement of the same Prior without tally 50s. 10d.

And to the same Thomas the Prior from small tithes of Eastney overdue 15½d.

And to the same Sir Thomas the Prior in 1 new saddle called Semesadell’ 2s. 6d.

£22  4s. 11½d.

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Account of the same Thomas 2 Henry V

 

Wheat Thomas Reynold bailiff there r.a. for 175 qtrs 1 bs. of part issue of the grange threshed ad thascham threshed with the eighth bushel heaped.  And for 30 qtrs of the same issue by estimate in stacks.  And for 5 bs. from increment of the said measure.                                                                Total 207 qtrs 6 bs.

 

From which in the bailiff’s livery p.a. 6 qtrs 4 bs.  In livery to Edward the Cellarer of the household by 1 tally 124 qtrs 2 bs.  by the said measure.  In William Balchef senior’s livery by the lord’s direction 2 bs. Given to carters, footworkers and the cook this year over their wages 6 bs..  In  sale over 44 qtrs of the said measure of which 2 qtrs 4 bs. for expense.

Total 175 qtrs 6 bs.  And 30 qtrs remain by estimate in a stack

 

Barley And for 196 qtrs 1 bs. of all grange issue of barley threshed ad tascham by 1 tally against the threshers there by the same measure

                                                                        Total 196 qtrs 1 bs.

 

From which in livery of 1 carter 1 cowherd p.a. 10 qtrs 3 bs. taking a qtr at 10 weeks In the dairy assistant’s livery also swineherd this year 3 qtrs 2bs taking a qtr at 16 weeks In malt below 8 qtrs.  In delivery to the Cellarer by 1 tally 119 qtrs by the said measure.  In sale over 55 qtrs 4 bs.

                                                                        Total as above   And equal

 

Dredge And for 23 qtrs 5 bs of dredge of new issue of the grange threshed ad tascham against the threshers there

                                                                        Total 23 qtrs 5 bs.

 

From which sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 20 qtrs 4 bs.  In gift to Henry Missager the Bishop of Norwich’s servant in purveyance for the King 1 qtr 2 bs.  In malt made below 1 qtr 4 bs.  In feeding piglets this year 3 bs.

                                                                        Total as above And nothing remains

Oats And for 10 qtrs 1 bs. of all grange issue threshed ad tascham by 1 tally against the threshers there as above.

                                                                        Total 10 qtrs 1 bs.

 

From which in making oatmeal for the famuli’s broth and for harvest costs 2 qtrs 4 bs.  Sent to the Cellarer by 1 tally  [18]  Given to geese and chicks this year 6 bs.  In sale over [19]

                                                                        Total as above And equal

 

Beans And for 5 qtrs 1 ébsù[20] of all grange issue threshed as above by 1 tally by the said measure.  For beans from tithe grange issue nothing was threshed but eaten in the stalk by the lord’s pigs in summertime ...

                                                                        Total 5 qtrs 1 bs.

 

From which in sowing in a certain croft called Bencroft for keeping the lord’s pigs in summertime 5 bs.  Sent to the Cellarer by 1 tally by the said measure 4 qtrs of beans.  In fattening the said pigs for the larder this year 4 bs.

                                                                        Total as above And nothing remains

 

Pulses And for 2 bs. of peas of demesne grange issue by 1 tally threshed as above.  And for 8 qtrs 4 bs. of pulses of the said grange issue threshed as above.            And for 14 qtrs of the same issue by estimate.  For pulses from tithe grange issue nothing was threshed but all eaten as above with beans.                                     

                                                                        Total 22 qtrs 2 bs.

 

From which in sowing in the said croft amongst beans for keeping the manor’s pigs 2bs.  Sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 8 qtrs of pulses.  Sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally of peas 2bs.  In fattening pigs for the larder 2bs.  In feeding the lord’s horses and other beasts this year by 1 tally in the stalk 14 qtrs.

                                                                        Total as above And equal

 

Malt And for 8 qtrs of barley and 1 qtr 4bs. of dredge above received for making malt.

                                                                        Total 9 qtrs 4bs.  And sold over.  And

                                                                        nothing remains.

Horses And for 6 female horses remaining.  Total 6.  Of which sent to the bailiff of Newland 2.  And 4 horses remain.

 

Bulls And for 1 bull remaining.  And 1 bull remains.

 

Cows And for 19 cows remaining.  Total 19.  Of which sent to the house[21] 1.  And 18 cows remain for stock.

 

Calves And for 18 calves issue of the said cows and not more because 1 sent[22] before calving as above. 

                                                                        Total 18.

Of which sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 5.  Sent to the bailiff of Southwick manor by 1 tally 12.  Sold 1.

                                                                        Total as above.  And nothing remains.

 

Wethers And for 8 kebbs from the bailiff of Southwick received after shearing.

                                                                        Total 8.  Of which taken away by men there being for purveyance with the King 1.  And expense in harvest 7.              And nothing remains.

 

Lambs And for 17 lambs coming from tithe of Eastney and other ewes agisted on the manor that is in the close this year of which from tithe in the close 3 lambs

                                                                        Total 17.  And sent to the bailiff of the manor of S. before shearing.              And nothing remains.

 

Boars And for 3 boars remaining.  Total 3.  And 3 boars remain.

 

Sows And for 4 sows remaining.  Total 4.  And 4 sows remain.

 

Pigs And for 20 pigs remaining.  And for 38 hogs added.

                                                                        Total 58.

Of which in widespread death[23] 7 Sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 30.

                                                                        Total 37.  And 21 pigs remain.

 

Hogs And for 46 hogs remaining from piglets.

Of which in widespread death 8.  Added above to pigs 38.  And nothing remains.

 

Piglets And for 60 piglets of the said sows’ issue.  And for 4 from tithe of Eastney this year.

                                                                        Total 64.

Of which died this year 7.  In the fee of the clerk of the bailiff of the manor, the swineherd and the dairy assistant 4.  Sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 3.  Killed for expense of mounted foremen and others in harvest this year 2.  Taken away by men there for purveyance with the King 3.  In harvest costs there this year 2.                                                                    

37 of remainder                                                                   Total 19.  And 45 piglets remain.

 

Geese And for 37 geese remaining.  And for 23 of this year’s issue.  And for 2 from tithe of Eastney.

                                                                        Total 63.

Of which taken by men there for purveyance with the King 8.  In expense of mounted foremen and others in harvest there for their Ripgous 2.   Sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 19.

m.2d                                                                Total[24] And 34 geese remain with 1 gander

                                                                        and 4 geese.

 

Capons And for 14 capons remaining.  And for 24 made below from chicks.

                                                                        Total 38.

Of which sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 31. Taken away by the said men as above 4.[25]

                                                                        Total 35.  And 3 capons remain.

 

Cock and hens And for 1 cock and 5 hens remaining.  And 1 cock and 5 hens remain.

 

Chicks And for 12 chicks remaining.  And for 48 of the said hens’ issue.

                                                                        Total 60.

Of which in making capons above 24.

                                                                        Total 24.  And 36 chicks remain.

 

Eggs And for 200 eggs of this year’s issue.  And sent to the said Cellarer.  And nothing remains.

 

Doves And for 408 doves of the dovecote issue this year.  And for 26 received from tithe of Eastney this year. 

                                                                        Total 434.

Of which sent to the said Cellarer by 1 tally 300 doves.  To the same from the said tithe without tally 26.  In harvest costs 36.  Sold over 72.

                                                                        Total as above.  And nothing remains.

 

And for[26]

 

For skins nothing because none died as above

For small tithes nothing here because over in cash

For dairy issue nothing here because over in cash

For garden issue nothing this year because no fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



[1] MS left blank after r’.

[2]  renuuell’

 

[3]  Here and elsewhere hospicium.

 

[4]  stat in occup’

 

[5]  Cancelled.

 

[6] From here the summe are left blank.

[7] MS blank