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1426-27] Churchwardens Accounts. 9
John Okelegh and Alice his wife, Eustace Byre and Amice his wife, William Beamont and Alice his wife, Reginald Strepe and Christina his wife, Henry John and Christina his wife, John Wynd and Joan his wife iij iij^^ Paid to the same vicar of rents received out of the tenement of Richard Julkyn with the garden adjacent and ... of the meadow of the same Richard at Crewelake for the anni- versary of John Wyndout and Alice his wife annually vj To priests and clerks and bread at the exequies of the same John and Alice out of the same rents xij — Total expenses xij xj^ vij'^.
[Next warden Walter att Oke. At the end of the account Richard Pipe is mentioned as being in arrears vj^ viij*^; and there is the following list, presumably of balances in former accounts : Walter Parson ij'^ Thomas Lyrea xvij ob John Mochell xxij*^ William Tayle xvj'* ob.]
[An 'anniversary' was the celebration of the office for the dead on the anniversary of the death of the person com- memorated.]
[1426-27] From feast to feast of Invention of Holy Cross. Thomas atte Okc, warden of the light. Richard Pipe late warden. Richard Diirrant warden preceding.
Total receipts iiij^' ij^ vj^.
\Payme)its\ — Wax bought clxxxiij di lbs, costing iij" xvp j*^ ob Links v^ Oil for lamps ix* Expenses about making ' bondell ' and torches xvj*^ viij lbs. of rosin bought for making torches vj*^ Making wax [tapers] with fuel found viij^ [Payments for rushes for Nativity of the Baptist and fuel for the vigil of the Assumption continue.] Bread bought for the exequies annually celebrated for the anni- versaries and the benefactors to the church vj vij flagons (lagen) of ale bought for the said exequies x Making the deed (carta) of John Lybbe's garden given to the warden of the church viij'^ Ale drank when seisin was given to the warden j*^ Repair of the ' logge ' of the bells iiij*^ viij yards of Cornish (Cornub) cloth for making rochetts for the clerks v^ Eor making the same xvj'^ j bolt for the great bell newly made \\\f Victuals bought at divers times about the repair of the bells ij"^ j cord bought for the Lent cloth 'f (velo quadragesiali) John Drape and John Plommer for taking a letter to the Bishop of Exeter vj* viij'^ (Ira Epi Exon hend).
Total expenses vj" xviij^ iiij^ Nicholas fforde succeeding warden.