Item 5 - Account: John Scott

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GB 1859 SJLM/8/2/3/5


Account: John Scott


  • 1510-1511 (Creation)

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1 item, paper & parchment

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Fellow of God's House, Cambridge, (re-established as Christ's College in 1505) and Junior Proctor from 1510 to 1511.

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Account of John Scott, Fellow: includes expenses for completing Christ's College Chapel and repairs to the manor of Malton, Cambridgeshire.

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14 leaves blank, bound in vellum with paper pages

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A microfilm of the volume is held at Christ's College under the former reference number D106/1.

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*pp. 1-36: numbered at the bottom. Papers made 5 January 1509/10 to 1 February 1510/11, "abowt [about] the perfitement and fynisshygne [finishing] fo the chapell [chapel] within the said college."

  • opposite p.1 is "Suoerplusage [surplus] of the last accompte [account]..." pp. 1-17: Payments made at the Manor of Malton, Cambridgeshire, belonging to Christ's College, for repairs, tec. From 3 May to 21 December [1510]. On the last page, " Beit knowen [ be it known] that on the xvth daie [day] of the monyth [month] of februarie [February] [1510/11] John Scott cerc hath delyvered [delivered] to the hands of my Lord of Rochester this present booke [book] made of the payments for the buyldynges [buildings] at Christ's College and reparacions [repairs] and buildynges [buildings] at the Manor of Malton and have receyved [received] of my lorde [lord] the dae daye [day] aforesaid the full some [sum] contenynid [contained] and accepted by the said booke [book] that it sto say £369.10.8 as it appirith [appeareth] in the said booke [book]. In witnesse [witness] heroff [hereof] I have written thes [this] with my hand the daie [day] and yere [year] reheresed [rehearsed] per me Joanne [John] Scott. attached at the end are three slips of paper: receipts by Symond Clayson and his wife Elen from Nicholas Metcalf, Master of St John's College, dated 3 May 1510, 12 October 1510 and 26 February 1509/10.

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  • Shelf: SJLM/8/2/3/5