Account of repairs to be allowed: Kenilworth
Firstly, paid to Sir Andrew Flamok for making 12000 tiles bestowed over the […]mor and for six dozen gutters – 32s.
For digging of clay for the same – 13s. 4d.
For three quarters of lime delivered to the same Sir Andrew to be bestowed upon the same – 8s.
3000 tiles delivered to John Cheynye for re-roofing his tenement and town house – 15s.
Five bundles of latts delivered to him – 20d.
20 feet of Eves board – 6½d.
2 loads of straw delivered to him, and carriage thereof – 12s. 8d.
Paid for carriage of 3000 tiles – 2s.
Delivered to Sir John Cheyny, 5000 lath nails – 5s.
For five peny nailes 5d.
Two quarters of lime to John Cheynye – 5s.
Delivered to Robert Clavesley two loads of straw – 2s. 8d.
Delivered to William Hynes one load of straw – 16d.
Delivered to Nicholas Lufky 18 loads of straw – 20s. 8d.
Delivered to Agnes Lavender six loads of straw – 8s.
Delivered to Christopher Fyppys twelve loads of straw – 12s. 8d.
Delivered to Elias Grene two loads of straw – 2s. 8d.
SUM: £7 3s. 11½d.
Overseen by me Thomas Robyns, steward there.
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Account of repairs at Kenilworth Castle during the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547) Catalogue ref: E 101/465/27
- What different items appear in these accounts?
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