Berkshire, Reading, 1345–6

Account Roll of Brother John de Chippenham

BL: Additional Ch. 19641

mb [1] (29 September–29 September) (Common costs)


...In I Mitra empta pro episcopo in festo Sancti Nicholai . v s. In . iij libris candelarum emptarum vij s. ob....


  • Record Translation

    mb 1 (Common costs)


    On one mitre bought for the bishop on the feast of St Nicholas, 5s. On three pounds of candles bought, 7s 1/2d....


  • Document Description

    Record title: Account Roll of Brother John de Chippenham
    Repository: BL
    Shelfmark: Additional Ch. 19641
    Repository location: London

    The account runs from Michaelmas to Michaelmas.

    1345–6; Latin; parchment; 2 membranes, tied sequentially; mb [1]: 500mm x 269mm (495mm x 225mm), mb [2]: 485mm x 280mm (380mm x 230mm); unnumbered; some writing on dorse but complete account on recto, left hand marginal headings; some repair, tear in top right corner, natural hole in vellum between 'In' and 'I.'

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