File NCR 24a/12 - Norwich rents and farms Collectors' accounts

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NCR 24a/12


Norwich rents and farms Collectors' accounts


  • Sep 1430-Sep 1461 (Creation)

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1 large parchment roll of 26 rotulets

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(fl 1390s-c 1440)

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Collated as Master of St Giles' Hospital, Norwich 3 November 1399, resigned July 1412, but was re-elected master 17 May 1431 and acted again as receiver general, 1431-1436, resigned a second time in c 1436. (Rawcliffe). Was Rector of Heigham for over twenty years, and a member of the Guild of St George in Norwich.

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Michaelmas 9 Henry VI-1 Edward IV. (Missing years, 1433-4, 1439-40, 1445-6, 1453-4, and 1457-8) Geoffrey Hall clerk, Collector, 1430-1, Richard Lynes, clerk, Collector, 1431-33 (1431-2 account part only survives), John Betynes, Collector, 1434-5 (though his account is endorsed with Roger Prat's name), Roger Prat, Master and General Receiver of the monies, etc./Surveyor and Thomas Lucas, chaplain, 'occupying the office of Collector...', 1435-6, Brother Ralph Summerby clerk, Steward, but also occupying the office of Collector, 1436-1461. The account of 1446-7 includes a statement of the 'valor' of the Hospital rents and farms. By 1456, the accounts include detailed memoranda of respites at the foot of each account. Their texts are almost exclusively on the face side of membranes only.

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Formerly NCR Case 24a

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  • Latin

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Rotulets filed together at their head, but each being multi-membraned, filed head to tail. The account of 1441-2 has suffered rodent damage and that of 1460-1 is detached from the sewing.

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Created 11/05/2016 by Drott. Modified 26/04/2019 by Drott.


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