• Tailor's Bills of Sir Richard Boyle (1604-1607)

    Excerpts from the Lismore Papers concerning tailoring expenses for Richard Boyle, his wife and family, 1604-1607. As found in The Lismore Papers of Richard Boyle, First and "Great" Earl of Cork. The bills are No. 36 of vol ii of the papers, and is endorsed, 26 Septembris, 1607, Mr. Dobson's Reckning.

    Author(s): Richard Boyle Earl of Cork, Alexander Balloch Grosart
    Modern English (post-1500)
    Published in 1604
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1600 AD - 1699 AD

Items

Ye Dublett of Sattine ye same Tyme.

For viii yeards of tt? sattine to make yor Dublett & gaskoine hose, att xiiii vid ye yearde v li xvi s

Pounds: 5, Shillings: 16
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii ells iii quarters of wachett Taffita to cutt, with the outside of your Dublett & hose att xiiis vid ell ii li xs viiiid

Pounds: 2, Shillings: 10, Pence: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For canuas & stifeninge iiis

Shillings: 3
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For bumbaste to the same xvid

Pence: 16
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For one ell iii quarters of taffita to line the same Dublett & faice itt & make Duble Layes at xiiiis iiiid ell xxvs id

Shillings: 25, Pence: 2
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For cutting and Layenge itt in a single crosse billett xxiiid

Pence: 23
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For one ell halfe of murry tafita sarsnett to draw outt the same Dublett all viiis ell xiis

Shillings: 12
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii Soft li neaples gallowne to the same Dublett at iis vid Eche viis

Shillings: 7
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fine browne Canuas to the Skearts ixd

Pence: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iiii dosson of buttens all vid the dosson iis

Shillings: 2
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same Dublett iiiis vid

Shillings: 4, Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same Dublett vis

Shillings: 6
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For gaskoine hose of the same stuffe the same time.

For fine Cotton to Duble line theme & make a rowle viiis vid

Shillings: 8, Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For heare to the same hose xvd

Pence: 15
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For white fustian to line them & make pocketts vs

Shillings: 5
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For Cuttinge & Jaggine the same hose xxd

Pence: 20
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For ii ells quarter of murry taffita sarsnett to Draw outt the same hose at viiis ell xviiis

Shillings: 28
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For lace to lay downe the same hose and bindyng pockett holls viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For rebene to the waste & knees viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same hose vid

Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same hose vs

Shillings: 5
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

My Lady Boyles bodes of whitt stitcht taffita the 2nd of October 1604.

For one yard quarter of white stich taffita to make them, the all viiis, xs

Shillings: 10
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fine browne Canuas to the skearts & bodes xxd

Pence: 20
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fustian to lay nextt the outtside xvd

Pence: 15
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For white galowne to binde the same bodes iis vid

Shillings: 2, Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For whelbone to the bodes ixd

Pence: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same bodes xiid

Pence: 12
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same bodes xiid

Pence: 12
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same bodes iiis

Shillings: 3
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

The petticott of Carnation velvett the same tyme.

For vii yeardes half quarter of Carnation velvett to make the same petecoatt, all xxiiiis the yearde viii li xis

Pounds: 8, Shillings: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fine Bockarum to border itt aboutt to work the lace to viiis

Shillings: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iiii yeardes half of greene say to line the same petticoatt, at iis vid the yearde xis iiid

Shillings: 9, Pence: 3
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For xiii ownces half & half quarter of silvar platt lace, to go vii tymes aboutt the same, at vi Eche iiii li viis ixd

Shillings: 7, Pence: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For viii ownces halfe of sillvar slaughted frenge at viis ii li xixs vd

Pounds: 2, Shillings: 19, Pence: 5
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For rebene to the top & gallowne as before viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For ii dosson halfe of greene rebene to make pointts to tucke itt, at xiid the yd iis vid

Shillings: 2, Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same pettecoatt vis

Shillings: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same pettecoatte xd

Pence: 10
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For a paier of french bodes ixs vid

Shillings: 9, Pence: 6
Entry Type: New Garment

The gowne of minikine bayste the 27th Ocotober 1604.

For vii yeards halfe of minikine bayste to make the same gowne, at vis the yeard xlvs

Shillings: 45
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For Canuas & steffeninge to the same gowne iis viiid

Shillings: 2, Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii & quarter of gallowne to the same gowne at iis vid the yeard viiis id

Shillings: 8, Pence: 1
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For whealbone to the bodes xiid

Pence: 7
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For bockorum & whealbone to the winges viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For basteborde & wier to the Coller iiiid

Pence: 4
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For ii dosson of reben viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For a paier of beuttesis iiiid

Pence: 4

For tafita to face the coller & cuffs & sleave hands iiiid

Pence: 4
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii dosson halfe of buttens at vd the dosson xviid

Pence: 17
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For say to border the same gowne at the Ruffs xd

Pence: 10
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase
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