• Tailor's Bill from Richard Warwick, Tailor, to Robert Spencer for making his daughters' gowns

    Sir Robert Spencer (1579-1627) had four sons and three daughters. in 1601 Mary was 13, Elizabeth 12 and Margaret 4.

    Modern English (post-1500)
    Manuscript Althorp A.31 Document in Bundle 28
    Published in 1601
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1600 AD - 1699 AD

Items

The right worshipfull Ser Robart Spencer the 10thy of November 1601

Inprimes: for makinge towe strayt bodied ashe colored satten gownes, for yor tow eldest daughters xvis

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

For canvas, stifininge and bentes iiiis viiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for fustion to line the bodies, and sleues and to border them viii s

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for towe elnes of white taffita to line under the cuttes xvis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for cuttinge and cacinge the satten viiis viiid

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

for xiiii ounces of silver sprigg lace at vis iiiid an ounce iiii li viiis iiiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for an ounce and a halfe of silver parchement lace, to binde the bodies at 5s 6d viiis iiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for an ounce of silver spangled lasces and plate lace, for stomachers and collers vis viiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for fower yardes of white cobweb Lawne to puffe the gadges and sisees vs

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for sowinge silcke to bothe gownes vs

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for whalbones to the bodies xxd

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for tow pare of whalebone sleues viiis

Entry Type: New Garment

More for makinge three Carsie gownes for three of yor daughters xxs

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

for canvas stiffninge and bentes vis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for lininge to the bodies and sleues and fustion to border the skert vis viiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for whale bone to the bodies of all the three gownes iis iiiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for lace to binde all there bodies and for sowinge silcke iiiis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for eyght yardes of silver tinsele to line vnder the cutes, at 2s 6d yd xxs

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for cutting the bodies and sleues of them iiiis

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

for silver stuffe to puffe the slishes iiiis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for half an ounce of silver edginge to edge the stomachers and collers iiiis iiiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for three pare of whalebone sleues xs vid

Entry Type: New Garment

more for makinge tow petecotes of stript silck mockado, with a silcke and silver bindinge lace vis

Entry Type: Tailoring Work

for v yardes of beas at 2s 6d xiis vid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for ribin, silck, and buckrome xviiid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for an ounce of bindinge lace iiiis

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for white fustion to them xvid

Entry Type: Fabric/Materials Purchase

for thre pare of bodies xiiis iiiid

Entry Type: New Garment

for tow varthingales xs

the whole Some is xvli is ixd

Recave this xiiith of Novembar 1601 this xvli ix ixd in ful discharge of all accontes for the dahters of.....

Recaved it by the hand of William hee sketh & pay in full discharge of al Reconigs by mee Richard Warwick

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