Chamberlains' Accounts

HRO: W/E1/62

SHOW OR HIDE

mb [2] (29 September–29 September) (Payments and gifts)

...

Et in solutis in dono Ciuitatis ministralibus Domini Regis x s....

...

  • Footnotes
    • in: for ex (?)
  • Record Translation

    mb [2] (29 September–29 September) (Payments and gifts)

    ...

    And in payment from the gift of the city to minstrels of the lord king, 10s....

    ...

  • Glossed Terms
    • ministralis, -is n m a servant; here likely a minstrel
  • Document Description

    Record title: Chamberlains' Accounts
    Repository: HRO
    Shelfmark: W/E1/62
    Repository location: Winchester

    The chamberlains' account rolls record all of the city's income and expenditures. Income comes primarily from annual rents and rates, as well as special levies. Expenditures include the whole range of civic responsibilities, including construction and maintenance of civic structures, annual payments to civic officials, and rewards given to local nobility and gentry (and to their performers). The accounting year runs from Michaelmas to Michaelmas.

    1524–5; Latin; parchment; 3 membranes attached serially, writing continues on mb [3d], ending there; 673–700mm x 280mm; 19th-c. paper wrapper with date and names of mayors and city officers inscribed.

TOOLS
TOOLS
Back To Top
SHOW OR HIDE
Back to top
SHOW OR HIDE
TOOLS
Footnote