File NCR 24a/15 - Norwich rents and farms Collectors' accounts

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NCR 24a/15

Title

Norwich rents and farms Collectors' accounts

Date(s)

  • Sep 1485-Sep 1509 (Creation)

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1 parchment roll of 12 rotulets

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Name of creator

(fl c 1498-1533)

Biographical history

Clerk, priest and Master of the Hospital of St Giles, c 1498-1533. In his time there, he served as steward, collector of its Norwich rents, and supervisor and receiver of the Hospital's revenues. He also served as bailiff for several of the Hospital's manors, including that of Rollesby from 1498-1517. He was Master of the Hospital by 1519 and at the same time, was the Bishop of Norwich's receiver-general, a post that he held for at least four years.

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Michaelmas 1 Hen VII-1 Hen VIII. (missing years, 1489-96, 1497-8 and 1503-05) Annual accounts of Robert Godfrey, clerk and collector, 1485-9, draft account of William Fewaleyn, collector, 1496-7, John Hekker, clerk and collector, 1498-1500, William Ferbye, collector, 1502-03, William FitzAleyn or Fualeyn (also Fewaleyn), collector, 1505-09.
FitzAleyn's accounts, in particular, are long and detailed.

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Accruals

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Formerly NCR Case 24a

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  • Latin

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Roll of 12 filed, multi-membraned rotulets (inc. one of nine membranes, being 5 metres long, and one paper rotulet, watermarked with a unicorn design) The paper's edges are torn and ragged.

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526a0bd7-bd96-4146-8e19-8a201ba49e7d

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Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

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

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