• Statute Regulating London Wages

    Westminster, I July 1588, 30 Elizabeth I, Reissued 1589 & 1590 [extracts]

    Modern English (post-1500)
    Published in 1588
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1500 AD - 1599 AD

Excerpts

To the best and most skilful workmen Journeymen and hired servants of any the companyes hereunder named

Clothworkers by the yeare with meate and drinke v £
Fllers by the yeare with meate and drinke v £
Sheremen by the yeare with meate and drinke v £
Diers by the yeare with meate and drinke vi£ xiiis iiiid
Taylours hosiers by the yeare with meate and drinke iiii £
Drapers being hosiers by the yeare with meate and drinke iiii £
Shoemakers by the yeare with meate and drinke iiii £

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