Charge for Goodwife Ivery, 1587, L.f.218

Charges for Goodwife Ivery



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Below is a semi-diplomatic transcription of Leaf 1 recto of Folger manuscript L.f.218. The transcription below was created by the Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO) project. To access an image of the original leaf, click on each transcription's heading.

L.f.218, leaf 1r

L.f.218 is in Latin and seems to be a list of legal charges given to ‘goodwiff Ivery’ regarding the case ‘Hale’ versus ‘Same’. The heading at the top of the page tells us the charges were made during the 29th regnal year of Elizabeth I’s reign ‘per xxix Elizabeth Regine’.

The sum total of these charges is 22 shillings and 6 pence ‘Summa xxijs vjd’.

Charges include ‘pro regula iiijd’ (for the basic principles 4 pence) , ‘probe facta xiijd’ (proving the facts 13 pence) , ‘pro retornatus inde ijs’ (for replying to the accusation at that point 2 shillings) .

The charges are signed by a Thomas Hynde at the end ‘By [his mark] me Thomam Hynde’.