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An account of works undertaken at Rycote for the 1570 progress of Elizabeth I

[fol. 325r]

Chardges Done at Rycotte

Sir Henrye Norris Howse

Carpenters occupied not onelye in daminge upp of dores and windowes and mending of fflowers as alsoe in makinge of presses and tables for the Robbes and mendinge of the stayers with diverse other necessares at xijd the daye

Humfreye Parker  vij daies vijs

Thomas wakfylde vij daies vijs

walliam nuttinge vij daies vijs

Labowrers occupied not onlye in the helpinge of the Carpenters But alsoe in brekinge hols throwye a walle and caringe awaye of Robbyshe with other necessaries

at viijd the daye and viijd the night

william gardyner vij daies ij nightes vjs

Robarte Aldinge vij daies ij nightes vjs

A Clarke at xijd the daye

John Dollinge vij daies vijs

Provicions

Plaunchbourd quarters

To wydowe Goffe for vij C di[midium] of drye plaunchbourde at v s the C   xxxvijs vjd and for halfe a lode of quarters vijs Sande and gravell

To william Newton for xxxij loads of sand and gravell for the sellour Butterye and wardrope of beddes at ixd the lodwith diging xxviiijs

Sum Payd vli viijs vjd

Lewys Stockett

T ffowler Comptroler

Humfre Lovell mason

John Colbrand carpenter

[fol. 325v] Landcariage

To John Sparke for the landcariage of Lockes Ironworke naills and the tente with other necessares from Etherope to Rycote Cont x myles at iijd the myle ijs vjd

Ironworke

To Gylbarte Polsone Locksmythe for towe dozen di[midium] of sengle stocklokes at xiiijs the dozen xxxvs for xv whighte boltes at xijd the pece xvd for ijo whighte handells at xijd the pece ijs for a newe vyce staple xijd for a hanginge loke for the warderoppe of the beds xijd for a newe blake bolte vjd for a dowble stokloke delviered to the Jentylman usher for my ladye warwicke ijs for a payer of stonehenges whighte weyinge xli at iiijd the pounde iijs iiijd for a plat loke keye for the parke gate for Mr tresowrer xijd for his mans attendance the space of xiiij daies at xd the daye xjs viijd and for his Rydinge chardges the space of xiiij daies at ijs the daye xxviijs   vli vjd

Tothem at Rycote xli xjs vjd

Sum Payd vli iijs

Lewys Stocket

T ffowler Comptroler

Humfre Lovell mason

John Colbrand carpenter

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An account of works undertaken at Rycote for the 1570 progress of Elizabeth I

Author
Lewys Stockett, T. Fowler, Humfre Lovell and John Colbrand
Date
1570
Medium
Manuscript

An account of charges for carpenters and labourers occupied at Rycote in preparation for the visit of Elizabeth I in August 1570. This account is part of a pay book detailing the expenses of the Queen's progresses, 1567-1570. The account is signed by Lewys Stockett; T. Fowler, comptroller; Humfre Lovell, mason; and John Colbrand, carpenter.

Transcript

[fol. 325r]

Chardges Done at Rycotte

Sir Henrye Norris Howse

Carpenters occupied not onelye in daminge upp of dores and windowes and mending of fflowers as alsoe in makinge of presses and tables for the Robbes and mendinge of the stayers with diverse other necessares at xijd the daye

Humfreye Parker  vij daies vijs

Thomas wakfylde vij daies vijs

walliam nuttinge vij daies vijs

Labowrers occupied not onlye in the helpinge of the Carpenters But alsoe in brekinge hols throwye a walle and caringe awaye of Robbyshe with other necessaries

at viijd the daye and viijd the night

william gardyner vij daies ij nightes vjs

Robarte Aldinge vij daies ij nightes vjs

A Clarke at xijd the daye

John Dollinge vij daies vijs

Provicions

Plaunchbourd quarters

To wydowe Goffe for vij C di[midium] of drye plaunchbourde at v s the C   xxxvijs vjd and for halfe a lode of quarters vijs Sande and gravell

To william Newton for xxxij loads of sand and gravell for the sellour Butterye and wardrope of beddes at ixd the lodwith diging xxviiijs

Sum Payd vli viijs vjd

Lewys Stockett

T ffowler Comptroler

Humfre Lovell mason

John Colbrand carpenter

[fol. 325v] Landcariage

To John Sparke for the landcariage of Lockes Ironworke naills and the tente with other necessares from Etherope to Rycote Cont x myles at iijd the myle ijs vjd

Ironworke

To Gylbarte Polsone Locksmythe for towe dozen di[midium] of sengle stocklokes at xiiijs the dozen xxxvs for xv whighte boltes at xijd the pece xvd for ijo whighte handells at xijd the pece ijs for a newe vyce staple xijd for a hanginge loke for the warderoppe of the beds xijd for a newe blake bolte vjd for a dowble stokloke delviered to the Jentylman usher for my ladye warwicke ijs for a payer of stonehenges whighte weyinge xli at iiijd the pounde iijs iiijd for a plat loke keye for the parke gate for Mr tresowrer xijd for his mans attendance the space of xiiij daies at xd the daye xjs viijd and for his Rydinge chardges the space of xiiij daies at ijs the daye xxviijs   vli vjd

Tothem at Rycote xli xjs vjd

Sum Payd vli iijs

Lewys Stocket

T ffowler Comptroler

Humfre Lovell mason

John Colbrand carpenter

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