• 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

Item for xxxii payr of mawnde schus xviiis viiid (for the Maundy ceremony)

Item the xx day of Apryell ii payr of schus xs

Item the xxv day of apryell for ii payr of lynyd schus xs

Item the xx day of May iiii payr of schus xxs

Item the fyrst day of Junii for ii payr of schus xs

Item the xxii day of Junii iiii payr of schus xxs

Item the xviii day of July vi payr of schus xxxs

Item the x day of Auguste for ii payr slipper lynyd wt rede xs

Item that day one payr quartr schus vs

Summa xxiiili viiis

For mastres Nevell

Fyrst the vth day of January ii payr velvet quart schus vis viiid

Item the xiith day of March a payr velvet schus quarter iiis iiiid

Item the xviii day of March a payr velvet slyppers lynyd iiis iiiid

Item that day for a payr quartr velvet schus iiis iiiid

Item the xx day of apryell a payr quartr velvet schus iiis iiiid

Item the fyrst day of July a payr quartr velvet schus iiis iiiid

Item the vi day of July ii payr quarter velvet schus vis viiid

Item that day for a payr spanysh lether schus viiid

Item the vi day of July a payr lether schus vid

Item the xth day of Auguste a payr quarter velvet schus iiis iiiid

Summa xxx iiiis vid

Item for x payr of lether schus vi ixd

Sm tot xxvli xiis p by W Carew

Quens Grace

Thomas Arndell

Robert Cy_________________

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