Record no. 501

The said examinate (Ric. Woode, pettie chapman) being demaunded wheare he had one parcell of blacke thrid to the value of one pound, founde in his custodye at Rwell fayor last, answereth and saythe, he bought it of a Coventrye man for 18d at May Day fayor last, att his owne standing in the fayor.

Also being demaunded where he had the ii lb and dim. of thridd, viz. browne thryde, also found then in his custodye, sayth he bought all the same within ii myles of Higham Ferrys at a towne he knowethe not, and of a woman dwellinge there in a backe lane, being an old woman, and payd for i lb thereof xxd and the other xviiid.

Also being demaunded where he had the ii lb of blacke thrid, then also found in his custodye, saythe he bought it of a man of Coventry goinge in a leyther jerkyn cutt, whereof i lb he bought about 2 yeres paste, and the other at Maye daye last, and payd for one pound xviiid and the other iid

Also being demaunded where he had 1 grose of tyn buttons, then also found in his custodye, saythe he bought ii grosse of them togeyther in Leicester on a Saturday abowte 1 quarter of a yere past, and dyd geve ii payre rybbyn sylcke in exchange to the value of xviiid

Also where had you one peece of black statute tufte lace to the value of xi yardes, then also found upon you, saythe he bowght itt in Leicester of a prisoner called Roger Armeson and payd for itt, and one William Glover his keper was present at the buinge thereof.

Also where had you the iiii remenantes of colered statute lace to the value of v dosen, saythe he bought them of a man in Melton of a markytt daye abowte x weekes past and payed for the same 5s, the man he knoweth not, but was a tawle man havinge a leane face.

Also he saythe he bought i pece of blacke cheyne lace to the value of i oz and quarter at Sturbridge fayor last of a Londoner and paid for it xxd the oz

Also where had you the 12 yardes of redd crewell byllyment lace seythe he bought it at Sturbridge fayor with other more sortes of laces and paid for it iis vid the oz of a Londoner

viii payor of playing cardes bought at the said fayor and of the same, and paid for them iis

Also where had you i peece of blacke ynckell solde to the value of xii yardes, bought it with more in a rele at Sturbridge fayor, was ii yeres, and paid for it xxiid Also Leaming(ton) lace, hooks and eyes for clokes and gounes (etc)

Citation Type  Statute/Legal Document
Citation Year 1598
Date 6/20/1598