• Tailor's Bill for Amy Dudley (1566)

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    A tailor's bill for clothing made for Amy Dudley, wife of Robert Dudley, Earl of Essex. Taken from The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine: Volumes 17-18 by Edward Hungerford Goddard, published in 1878

    Modern English (post-1500)
    Published in 1566
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1500 AD - 1599 AD

Items

William Edney To my Lorde Robarte Dudles wyffe

Imprimis, for makynge a lose gowne of satten byassed wyth lace all over the garde<

Shillings: 20

For iiii yards of cotton at viiid the yarde

Shillings: 2, Pence: 8

For iii yards of Fustyane at xd the yard

Shillings: 2, Pence: 6

For vi ownces of theine lace at 2s 8d the ownce

Shillings: 16

for iiii yards of pointinge ribbin<

Pence: 10

for frese and buccarome to the roffes and coller

Pence: 10

for iii ownces of silke to set on the lace; at xxd the ownce

Shillings: 3

for makynge a rownde kyrtell of rossett wrought velvet wyth a fringe

Shillings: 2

for ii yards and a 1/2 of Kersay at 3s 4d the yard

Shillings: 8, Pence: 4

for linnen clothe to the placarde<

Pence: 8

for 2 1/4 ownces of rosset fringe at 2s 8d the oz

Shillings: 6

for makynge a lowse gowne of Damaske, laced all thicke overthwart the garde<

Shillings: 20

for iiii yards of cotton at viiiid the yarde

Shillings: 2, Pence: 8

for iii yards of Fustayne at xd the yarde

Shillings: 2, Pence: 6

for iiii yards of pointinge ribbin<

Pence: 10

for vi ownces of theine lace at 2s 8d the ownce

Shillings: 16

for iii ownces of sylke to the same

Shillings: 5

for fryse and buccarome to the roffes<

Pence: 10

for makynge a rownde kyrtell of sattin

Shillings: 4
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