Pay Day for John Blanke


This extract from an Exchequer roll of 1507 shows the first payment to John Blanke, the Black trumpeter at the Tudor court. He was paid 20 shillings for the month of November (which in today's money would be about £430). It seems that John Blanke worked every day of the month.

E 36/214, f. 109 (7 Dec 1507)

 

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