File NCR 24c/2/2 - Costessey Rectory serjeants' and surveyors' accounts

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NCR 24c/2/2


Costessey Rectory serjeants' and surveyors' accounts


  • Sep 1377-Sep 1399 (Creation)

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1 parchment roll

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(fl 1480-?1507)

Biographical history

Priest and chaplain at St Giles Hospital, Norwich. Was collector of the Hospital's Norwich farms and rents, including those of The Lathes estate in Sprowston. Served as priest at St Helen's Church on the Hospital site in Holmestreet (now Bishopsgate), Norwich in 1480-1.

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(fl late 14th century)

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Overseer of the Manor of Seething for the Hospital of St Giles, Norwich in 1369-1373

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Michaelmas 1-23 Richard II. Annual accounts of William [?Holdowen-ink is faint] of Holwe?, serjeant, 1377-79, John de Hoxne, serjeant, 1380-1, Roger de Eton, surveyor of the rectory, 1383-85, Simon de Belawe, surveyor, 1387-8, Sir Benedict, 'confrere' [of the Hospital] and surveyor, 1390-1395, John Nene, surveyor, 1396-7 and John Braunch, warden 'there', 1398-9.
All the accounts bear corn or grange revenues, and livestock accounts of their dorse. Sir Benedict's year in charge for 14-15 Rich II (1390-1) is represented by two accounts, one being like other accounts in the roll, the other recording lesser amounts in a different format.
See also John de Hoxn's account of the barley harvest costs in 1381-2 in NCR 24c/4/9.

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Formerly under reference NCR Case 24c/4/2

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  • Latin

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Roll of 14 rotulets, filed together at their head. The rotulet of 1391-2 is heavily stained.

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Created 14/07/2016 by Drott. Modified 12/12/2018 by Drott.


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