- Sep 1509-Sep 1528 (Creation)
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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 1-20 Hen VIII. Annual accounts of William Fualeyn, collector (described in a general account as a 'pincerne' or butler for the Hospital), 1509-1515, John Hekker, clerk and Robert Treswell (or Treswelle), chaplain, receivers and Nicholas Dowse, collector, 1515-16, and Treswell and Dowse as receiver and collector respectively, 1516-17, Treswell continuing as receiver, 1519-20 and 1521-1528, and Robert Pawe, collector, 1519-20, and 1521-23, Robert Tompson, collector, 1523-4, William Tyke, collector, 1524-27 and of Edmund Aleyn, collector, 1527-8. The accounts of Treswell as receiver are combined with those of the various collectors from 1515 onwards.
The text of each account is mainly written only on the face of each rotulet, only occasionally over-running onto the dorse side.
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Formerly NCR Case 24a
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Roll of 17 filed, multi-membraned rotulets of varying lengths, one rotulet being over 2.3m in length when unrolled. Many rotulets are stained and cockled from old water damage, and are torn and dirty, especially down the right-hand edges of their face sides, where there are also sections of illegible text. Some also bear extensive rodent damage. At least one is detached from the filing. The last membrane of the account of 1526-7 is detached from the remainder of the account.
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Created 11/05/2016 by Drott. Modified 03/12/2018 by Droip.