• Shoemaker's Bill for Catherine Parr (1545)

    A bill for shoes made for the royal wardrobe, for queen Catherine Parr and others of the court

    Manuscript title: 36 Hen viii. Wardrobe. The shomakers byll ye xxvth of march Anno xxxvi

    Modern English (post-1500)
    E101/423/14
    Published in 1545
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1500 AD - 1599 AD

Entrys

To the quenys grasse

Fyrst the xxi day of august vi payr of quartr shos xxxs

Item the xiii day of septemb iiii payr of quartr shos xxs

Item that day ii payr of corkyd shos lyned wt rede xs

Item the vth day of octobr ii payr corkyd shos lynyd wt rede xs

Item the xviii day of october ii payr of quartr shos

Item the last day of october a payr corked shos lynd wt rede vs

Item the xxvi day of Novemb a payr corked shos lynyd wt rede vs

Item the xxviii day of Novemb a payr quartr shos vs

Item the last day of Novemb v payr quart shos xxvs

Item the iiiith day of Decemb iiii payr quartr shos xxs

Item the xxix day of Decemb a payr of quartr shos vs

Item a payr cromysyn shos trymyd wt golde xiiiis

Item a payr white shos trymyd wt golde

Item a payr of blew shos trymyd wt golde

Item a payr black shos trymyd wt golde

Item a payr Rede shos trymyd wt golde

Item a payr of blew shos trymyd wt golde xiiiis

Item iii payr shos of black velvet trymyd wt golde xxxixs

Item the vth day of February a payr quartr shos vs

Item the xvth day of February ii payr of quartr shos xs

Item the xxiiii day of February ii payr quartr shos xs

Item the vii day of March ii payr quartr shos xs

Item the xxv day of march iiii payr of shos xxs

Summa Totalis xvi li iis

For mastres Nevell

Item for v payr quartr shos of velvet xvis viiid

For mastres Jane

For a payr of lether shos iis xid

Summa iis xid

For the quenys grace

Fyrst the xi day of July ii payr of quart schus xs

Item the xv day of July ii payr of quarter shus xs

Item the xviii day of July ii payr of quarter schus xs

Item that day ii payr of slyppers xs

Item that day for ii payr of low voyded schus xs

Item the xxvii day of July ii payr schus xs

Item the iiide day of Auguste iii payr schus xvs

Item the xv day of Auguste iii payr quart schus xvs

Item the xth day of Septemb iiii payr of schus xxs

Item the xxvii day iii payr of schus xvs

Item the iiide day of October viii payr of schus xls

Item the vi day of October ii payr of schus lynyd xs

Item that day for ii payr of walkyng schus xs

Item for a yerde & a halffe velvet for a payr buskyns xxs

Item for makyng the same buskyns iis

Item the xviii day of Novemb for iiii payr schus xxs

Item the xx day of decemb for iiii payr schus xxs

Item the iide day of January for ii payr of schus xs

Item the vth day of January iiii payr schus lynyd & corkyd xxs

Item the xxvi day of February for a payr slyppers vs

Item the xxviii day of February iiii payr schus xxs

Item the viii day of March a payr slyppers lynyd vs

Item the xxviii day of march for iiii payr schus xxs

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