• 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

For silke to the same gowne iis vid

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

For making the same gowne viis

Shillings: 7
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For a paier of vardengall sleaues iiiis iiiid

Shillings: 4, Pence: 4
Entry Type: New Garment

For a bockorum to wrap itt in xd

Pence: 10
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For a hamper to send itt in xvid

Pence: 16
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

Yeure petticoatt of orrendge tawny & white Cafty 20th of December 1604

Fore viii yeards quarter & half of orrendge tawny & white Cafty to make ye same petecoatt, all iiiis vid xxxviiis viiid

Shillings: 38, Pence: 8

For buckorum to sett all aboutte viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii yeardes half of greene bayse to line ye same pettecoatt at iiis the yearde xs vid

Shillings: 10, Pence: 6
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For i ownce halfe of silver parchmentt lace to the same petecoatt at vis ixs

Shillings: 6, Pence: 9
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For rebene to tucke the same pettecoatt iis

Shillings: 2
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For rebene to the topp & gallowne to before viiid

Pence: 8
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For silke to the same pettecoatt xvd

Pence: 15
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same pettecoatt vs

Shillings: 5
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

Boughett for yor Lady ship ye same tyme

iii yeardes quarter of Strawculler bayste at iiis the yearde ixs ixd

Shillings: 9, Pence: 9

For bockorum to send the same away in xiid

Pence: 7
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

Bought more 28th of Aprill 1605 one paier of french bodes ixs vid

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

For halfe an ell of heare cullor tafita viis

Shillings: 7
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For backorum to wrap the same in iiiid

Pence: 5
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

Yor Worshipes Cloake of marble Cullor Cloth the 2nd of Nouembr 1606.

For iii yeardes quarter of marble Culler cloth to make yor Cloake, at xixs vid the yeard iii li iiis iiiid

Pounds: 3, Shillings: 3, Pence: 4
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For iii yeardes quarter of french rustell bayse to line the same Cloake, at iiiis iiiid the yd xiiis id

Shillings: 13, Pence: 1
Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

Paid for drawinge the same Cloake iiiis

Shillings: 4
Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For v ownces quarter of rustell silke & silver lace to the same Cloake at vs the ounce xxvis iiid

Shillings: 26, Pence: 3

For iii dosson of rustell silkes & silver longe buttens & fringes to the same Cloak at xis vid the dopsson xxxiiiis vid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For velvett to make a coller vis ixd

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For steffeninge to the Coller iiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same cloake viis

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

My Lady boyles gowne of minikine bayse the same tyme.

For vii yeardes half of fine minikine bayse to make yor gowne, at vis the yeard xlv

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For Canuas & Steffening iis viiiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For one ell of tafita to garde the same gowne ii yards to yether of euery seame & the winges & skearts xviis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For whealbone to the bodes xiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For bockorum & whealbone to the winges viiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fustain to ventt it downe before & line the seames xviiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For fine Cotten bum baste to the sleaues viid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For Cutting & rawlinge the gardes iiiis vid

For fine browne Canuas to the skearts ixd

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For reben to binde the waste vid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For a paire of bentts iiiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For vi dosson of buttens att vd the dosson iis vid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For tafita to the same gowne vis vid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For stichinge silke to stich the garde & stronge silke viis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

For makinge the same gowne xiiis

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For a truncke to send itt in ixd

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

Some totall of yor wor wholl accountt is the some of liiii li xviis vid

Receude of yor worshippe by the hand of Mr Gosson the xth of October 1606 in partt of this rekoninge the some of xxx li 0s 0d

Soe Reste due by yor worshipe to me Robertt Dobson the some of xxiiii li xviis vid

Recd more of my Ladye the 19th of October 1607 by the hand of Mr Ball in full paymente of hir blacke bayse gowne that is garded wth tafita & the trunck that itt was sent in the some of v li iiiis vid

So that there is Resting due by tor wor to Me Robertt Dobson the some of xix li xiiis 00

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