Warrants

Warraunt for the Veluett for the Gards Coates, August 2, ER 28

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We will and commaunde you furthwith uppon the receipte herof and by warant of the same that of our veluett remayninge in your custodie and kepinge you do deliuer or cause to be deliuered unto our welbeloved Servaunt Thomas Ludwell our Tailor appoynted for the makinge of our Liverie coats geven to the yeomen of the Chamber and others this xxviiith yeare of our reigne to the nombre of thre hundred and foure yards and a half of black Luks veluett to be by hym bestowed as hereafter followeth (that is to saie)

in gardinge the said coats geven to the yeomen ushers, the yeomen of our Chambre, the yeomen Warders of our Tower of London, the yeomen of our robes, the yeomen of our Bedds, being in nombre eight score and fourtene persons eche of them allowed and rated at a yarde and three quarters Le peece, amountinge to the aforesaid nombre of yardes

And these our lettres shalbe yor sufficient warante and dischardge in this behalf Given under our Signett at our Manor of Richmount the seconde daie of August 1586 in the xxviiith yeare of our Reigne.

To our trustie and welbeloued Servaunt John Fortescue esquire master of our great Warderobe

Chr Hatton
E. Wyngate

Made For: Yeomen, Made By: Thomas Ludwell

Warrant for viii Footemen , April 12, ER 28

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We will and commaunde you Immedyatlie upon the sight hereof you deliuer or cause to be deliuered to our welbelouid Servauntes John Reade, Hughe Myller, William Ducke, George Stone, Acton Scott, Anthony Bennett, Henry Stringer and Edwarde Stone our eight Ordynary Footemen, and to every of them two yardes and a half of crimson veluet for ther ordynary runnynge Cotes, and also to pay for the makinge Lynynge and enbrauderinge of the same coats
And these our Lettres shalbe your suffycyent warraunte and dischardge in this behalf. Geoven under our Signet at our Mannore of East Grenewich the twelf of Aprile in the eight and twentith yeare of our Raigne.

To our Trustie and Welbelouid John Fortescue esquire Mr of our greate Warderobe in London or to his deputy or deputies ther.
W. le Grys

Warrant For the Groomes of the Litter and the Coches, April 12, ER 28

We will and commaund you Immediatlie upon the sight herof you deliuer or cause to be deliuered to our welbelouid servant William Towe, John Banfeld, John Kelleie, and David Pull Groomes of our litter, William Bond, Edward Garret, John Boltby and George Blynkarne groomes of our Coches, The parcells followinge to be Imploied to there uses in our service (that is to say)
to everie of them thre yards of crimsin veluett for a Jerkin with sleeves at twenty six shillings eight pence the yarde, and for lyninge and makinge and all other necessaries belonging to the making of the said Jerkins with our lettres before and behinde havinge the Crowne enbraudered on the said Lettres,
to evrie of them six yards of karsie for foure paire of hose at foure shillings the yarde,
to evrie of them foure ells of Sarcenet at fyve shillings the ell for the same hose,
to evrye of them for lynynge and makinge the same hose twelve shillings.
To evrye of them foure dozin of riben poynts at sixe pence the dozen. To evrye of them twelve ells of holland clothe at twenty pence the ell for foure shyrts.
To everie of them for makinge the said Shirts fyve shillings.
To evrye of them a velvette night Capp the pece foure shillings. To evrye of them foure paire of shoes at sixteene pence the paire.
And these our Lettres shalbe your sufficient Warrant and dischardge in this behalf. Geven undre our signett at our manor of Est Grenewiche the twelvth of Aprile in the eight and twentith yeare of our Reigne.

To our trustie and Welbelouid John Fortescue esquire Mr of our greate Warderobe in London or to his deputie or deputies there.
W. le Grys.

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