• Children's Clothing from the Book of Receipts for the household of Baron John Petre, from Michelmas 1586-Michelmas 1587. Charges of Children for One Year

    This book of account includes charges for children for one year. It include expenses for children's apparel for John Petre's sons, William (born June 1575, age 11), John (younger than William & older than Thomas, precise age uniknown) and Thomas (born November 1584, age 2) as well as for George Petre most likely their second cousin George (born 1578, age 8).

    Modern English (post-1500)
    D/DP A20
    Published in 1587
    normalize , Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms , Color
    1500 AD - 1599 AD
    Petre Household Accounts

Entrys

Payed to Nurse Hill by the hande of Mr Carte the xxiith daye of October for Nursyng of Mr Thomas Petre xxvi weeks to be ended on Christmas Daye next after xviiid the weeke xxxixs

Date: 10/23/1586

Shoes & pantofles for Mr. William & Mr George Petre.

To John Borough shoemaker of Billerice by Thomas Taber his man the xviith daye for v payer of shoes for Mr William Petre & iii payer for Mr George whereof vi payer with iii soles after xvid the payer viiis
and thother ii payer with ii soles at xiid--iis.
& for a payer of pantofles for Mr William Petre at xvid
in all xis iiiid

Date: 11/17/1586

Roger Braunche his bill.

Payed by Roger Braunche at the burse in London this moneth of November for ii knives for Mr William & Mr George Petre iis
Payed to William Mekyn upon a bill for iii yards of ashcoulor bayes to make Mr John Petre a coate vis
Item for v yards of cotton to lyne the robe & to make a peticote vs
Payed for v yards of frize to make Mr William & Mr George Petre either of them a ierkyn at xvd the yarde vis iiid
Payed for half an ell of myllayne fustian to make a payer of sleves for Mr John Petre iis iid
Payed for a quarter di of watchett sarcenet to lyne his sleves & face his cote iis iiid
Item for lace & sowing silke for the coate vs vid
Item a dozen of buttons ixd
Payed for a quarter di of watchet tafeta to face Mr William & Mr George Petres ierkynes iiiis
Payed for ii yards iii quarters of Jene fustian for Mr George Petres dublett iis xd
Item for buttons & silke for the same dublet xxid
Payed for ii payer of stockings for Mr William Petre xs

Date: 11/1586

To John Sawell for somuche payed by him for iii payer of shoes bought in London for Mr John Petre iiis
To Mr Carter which he layed owt for a paper book for Mr William Petre vid
Payed to Rice the taylor for the cutting & making of two frize ierkyns for Mr William & Mr George Petre at iiiis & for fustyan to lyne the bodyes iis in bothe vis

Date: 11/1586

For the making of a dublet of Mr George Petres iis
For course canvas ixd
And for bumbast xiid

Date: 11/1586

Payed by William Mekyn for a payer of white stockings for Mr William Petre vs
Payed more by William Mekyn for a yarde quarter of brodeclothe to make Mr John Petre a coate. xiiis vid
Payed for iii quarters of a yarde of brode clothe to make ii payer of venetians for Mr William & Mr George Petre vis
Payed for iiii yards of flannell to lyne Mr John Petres coate iiiis
Payed for xii yards of dozen lace viis
Payed for ii yards di of myllayne fustian to make Mr George Petres Doublett ixs iid
For iii quarters of an ell of sarcenet for that dublet vis
For ii yards di of Jene fustian to lyne that dublett iis vid
Payed for a yarde di of myllayne fustian to make Mr Thomas Petre a payer of sleves vs
Payed for iii quarters of a yarde of satten to make Mr John Petre a payer of sleves xs
Payed for a payer of gloves for Mr William xiid
Payed for a dozen of poynts for Mr George Petre & Mr William Petre iis
Payed for ii yards of poynting ribbyn vid
Payed for a yarde one quarter of brode clothe to make Mr Thomas Petre a coate xiis vid
Payed for lace for that cote viiis
Payed for a yarde of Orenge coulor riband to make a gyrdle for Mr John Petre xd
Payed for a payer of gloves for Mr John Petre iiiid
Payed for one dozen di of black & white silke buttons for Mr Thomas Petres coate xiid
Payed for iii quarters of a yarde of Ashcoulor satten to make a payer of sleves for Mr John Petre xs viiid
For a payer of spurres for Mr William Petre iis vid
For vi yards of flannell to lyne Mr Thomas Petres cote & to make a peticoat for him vis
Payed for the cutting of a payer of satten sleves of Mr John Petres vid

Date: 11/1586

Payed for a brusshe for mr William Petre xvid

Date: 12/1586

Barbor.

Payed by Mr William Petre the xiith of December to John Stokes barber of Chelmysforde for trymmyng him and his cosen Mr George Petre at Ingatstone xviiid

Date: 12/12/1586

Shoes & gloves for Mr John Petre.

To John Borough for a payer of shoes had for Mr John Petre the xxth of December by Sawell. xiid
For a payer of gloves for him bought at Ingatstone iiiid

Date: 12/20/1586

Satten sleves for Mr John Petre

Payed in Londonby William Mekyn the xxiiiith daye for di yards of satten of coulor white & purple to make a payer of sleves for Mr John Petre vis
for cutting & ravelynge those sleves a xiid
for two buttons & twiste viiid
To Love tayler in Aldersgate strete for making these sleves vid
in all viiis iid

Date: 12/24/1586

Making of apparell for Mr Thomas Petre.

Payed to Nicholas Blackney by the hands of John Sawell for making a cote for Mr Thomas Petre iiis
for silke to sett on the lace vid
for making lynyng & clasps vid
for making of ii payer of fustian sleves & for a skayne of sylke to sett on the facyng viid
in all iiiis viid

Date: 1/1587

Tying for shoes.

For iiii yards of peny bredth grene silke ribbyn to make tyings for Mr John Petres his shoes iiiid

Date: 1/1587

John Brookys.

Payed by John Brockys to a tayler at Ingatstone for solyng of a payer of peach couler netherstocks for Mr George Petre iiid
To Richard Ramsey for a payer of gloves for him iiiid

Date: 1/1587

Shoes & pumps for Mr William & Mr George Petre.

Payed to John Borough shoemaker of Billerica the second of February for a payer of black calves leather pumps had at Christmas last for Mr William Petre viiid
For fower payer of iii soled shoes for him & Mr George Petre at xvid the payer vs iiiid

Date: 2/2/1587

knitting of hosen for Mr William Petre.

Payed by my wief at Leden Hall for half a pounde of yarne to make Mr William Petre a payer of hosen viiid
To Michal Eyeons wief for knitting those hosen xvid

Date: 2/1587

Barbor.

To John Stokes Barbor of Chelmysford for trymmyng of Mr William Petre & Mr George xd by Mr Carter xiid
for trymmyng of Mr John Petre then xiid
in both iis

Date: 2/1587

Bowles.

For ii bowles for Mr John Petre to bowle with bought by Sawell iid

Date: 2/1587

Shoes.

To Borough by John Sawell the xixth daye for one payer of shoes for Mr John Petre another for Mr Thomas. xviiid

Date: 2/19/1587

Leather.

For leather to make mettell for ye childrens topps iid

Date: 2/1587

A sadle for Mr William Petre.

For glueing & plating a tree for Mr William Petre before & behind xiid
Item for a new pannell for ye old [saddle]tree xxd
For a payer of pillowes for yt xiiiid
for v new strapps xiid
Item for garnisshing nayles skirt nayles & making the same sadle iis vid
Item for stitching silke & stitching the couering with ii yards about with crimeson silke iiis iiiid
for a slop couering of yeolow cotton xxd
for a payer of scotch copper stirropps iis iiiid
for a payer of syngle stirroppe leathers viiid
Item for iii western girths with black buckles xxd

Date: 2/1587

To Mr Broughe of London in Novem bber last past for a payer of small virginalls for Mr John Petre xls

Date: 11/1586

Roger Braunche his Bill.

Payed for William Mekyn for vi yards of ribbyn for the children of sondre coulors sent downe to my Ladie xxd
Payed for a yarde of coulored myllaine fustian for ii payer of sleves for Mr Thomas. iiis iiiid
Payed for iii yards of seawater grene clothe to make a gowne for Mr William Petre at xs xxxs
Payed for iii yards of tawney bayes to lyne the same. viis
For a quarter of tawney vellett to face the gowne vs
For iii ounces di of tawney lace & silke to laye the gowne viiis iid
For iii dozen of tawney buttons & loupes with knotts for the gowne at iiis vid the dozen xs vid
For iii dozen of tawney tufted buttons iis
Payed for a yarde di of white Jene fustian to lyne a payer of hosen of Mr William Petres xviiid
For a payer of garters for Mr William Petre iis vid
Payed for a payer of stockings for Mr George Petre vs
Payed for ii dozen of silke poynts for Mr William Petre iis

Date: 2/1586

Nurse Hills

Payed to John Hills his wief of Ingatstone the xx vith of Marche for nursyng of Mr Thomas Petre xiii weeks then ended at what tyme she delyuered him owt of her charge

Date: 3/20/1587

John Sawells bill.

To John Borough of Billerica by by John Sawell the xxvith daye for one payer of shoes then had for Mr John Petre xd
For ii sheathes for ii knives for him provided by Roger Braunche iiiid
for vi bowles for him & Mr Thomas vid
For an earthen pan for Mr Thomas Peters close stoole. iid
xxiid

Date: 3/27/1587

Mending of hosen & dubletts.

Payed by John Brockys for the xxxth of March for mending the lynyng of Mr William Petre's tufte taffata hosen & bottonyng of him a dublet & Mr George Petre another. vid

Date: 3/30/1587

Barber.

To John Stokes harbor of Chelmysford by the hands of John Brockys the xth daye for trymmyng of Mr William Petre at In gat[stone] & Mr George Petre the same tyme & once before iis

Date: 3/10/1587

Stockings.

Payed in London by William Mekyn for a payer of watchet stockings of worsted for Mr George Petre. vs vid
For half a yarde of seawater grene cloth to make him a payre of breaches. vs
xs vid

Date: 3/1587

Gloves.

Payed to John Sawell for a payer of gloves bought at London by Roger Braunche for Mr John Petre. vid

Date: 3/1587

Shoes for Mr John & Mr Thomas Petre.

Payed by John Sawell the xixth daye for ii payer of shoes for Mr John & Mr Thomas Petre xviiid

Date: 4/19/1587

Gloves.

For a payer of gloves for Mr Thomas Petre bought of Richard Ramsey of Ingatstone iiiid

Date: 4/1587
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