Probate Inventory of Walter Cheynie

HRO: 1601B/15/2

sheet 1 (21 October)


Item one paire of virginialls vj s. viij d.
Item a paire of clavicordes xx d.


  • Glossed Terms
    • clavicordes n pl in phr paire of clavicordes clavichord
    • virginalles n usually a keyed musical instrument with plural form refering to one instrument, but here possibly the keyboard(s) to an organ (?); virginalls; virginialls
  • Document Description

    Record title: Probate Inventory of Walter Cheynie
    Repository: HRO
    Shelfmark: 1601B/15/2
    Repository location: Winchester

    Walter Cheynie was a singingman of Winchester Cathedral. His will of 25 March 1598 was proved 28 November 1601. See the 1598 Will of Walter Cheynie.

    21 October 1601; English; paper; 2 sheets attached serially, writing on recto only; 395mm x 150mm; unnumbered.

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