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Colne Priory Accounts (ERO D/DPr17)

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document 45201020

gifts given with the payment of tithes with other necessary expenses in a gift given to the butler of earl of Oxford 12d item given Jn Golofre cook of the said earl 12d item in gifts given to the constable of Earls Colne for divers tenants of the said priory sometime taxed at a sixteenth to relieve the same said of the village 16d item in alms for a certain squire captured beyond the seas by the enemy 8d item paid a certain clerk of Haveryll for parchment for Jn Bokkyng 20d item Jn Marram minstrel of the lord earl of Oxford 12d item paid the bishop of London for two cygnets 6s8d item paid the lord earl of Oxford in two cygnets 6s8d item paid for a pot of ginger bought and given to the countess of Oxford 4s in a gift given to Jn Wayte 20d item in a gift given to Nich Parker and Jn Jegon for one deer carried to the said priory at the feast of xmas 8d item paid Jn Turnour park keeper of Colne for one deer given at the feast of st vincent 4d item in a gift given to the carpenter of the lord earl of Oxford at Wyvenhoe 8d item in a gift given to the servants on the day of the beginning of lent 17d item paid in a gift given to master registrar of the bishop of London for having the annunciation of the bishop 20s item his clerk 2d item his cook 12d item in gifts given to the commissary of the bishop of London on account of a convocation of clerics in the church of st pauls London 3s4d item in a gift given to the church of Earls Colne for divers repairs to the same 8d item in tithes paid to the lord king viz for the portion in Lavenham 5s item paid for the portion in Aldham Suffolk 18d item paid for another portion in Bures St Mary 10d item paid in the expenses both of Steph Smyth and Ralph Audely riding both to levy the farms and for other necessaries on divers occasions one with 9s paid both for the expenses of Jn Wayte and Stephen Smyth riding from Waldon to London for the obligations made to the abbot of Waldon 30s10d1h