Account Roll of the Priory of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, 1337-1346: With the Middle English Moral Play "The Pride of Life" from the Original in the Christ Church Collection in the Public Record Office, Dublin

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Royal society of antiquaries of Ireland, 1891 - Administration of estates - 231 pages
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Page 65 - IQd.; to each as above. Monday (Aug. 16) next after the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in hire of 19 reapers, at board, I9d.; to each as above. Thursday next following, in hire of 20 reapers, at board, 20d.
Page 143 - The seneschal of lands ought to be prudent and faithful and profitable, and he ought to know the law of the realm, to protect his lord's business and to instruct and give assurance to the bailiffs who are beneath him in their difficulties. He ought two or three times a year to make his rounds and visit the manors of his stewardship, and then he ought to inquire about the rents, services, and customs, hidden or withdrawn, and about franchises of courts, lands, woods, meadows, pastures, waters, mills,...
Page 73 - Sunday next before the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Page 149 - Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as is the custom, and this specially for the said John and for the soul of the said Alice and for all aforesaid. And in each Mass for the said John and others aforesaid so celebrated, while John is living, he shall say specially this collect daily for the same John, ' Pretende Domine famulo tuo dexteram celestis auxilii, ut te toto corde perquirat et que digne postulat assequatur.
Page 62 - Also paid to two drivers of ploughs for the same (wages) hy the year, and to 1 door keeper, 12s. ; to each by the year, 4*. Also to a woman drying malt and doing other necessary work within the manor, from the feast of Saint Peter ad Vincula (Aug. 1), to the Sunday next before the feast of Saint Dunstan, for her salary, 3s. Also to a cowherd for same from the feast of Saint Andrew the apostle (Nov. 30) to the said Sunday (May 15) next before the feast of Saint Dunstan, 2«.
Page 217 - Roman Transcripts.' (Bliss's Transcripts from the Vatican, General Series. MS. Record Office, London.) Spelman : ' Glossarium Archaiologicum," authore Henrico Spelman. (London, 1687.) Stratmann : 'Middle English Dictionary,' ed. Bradley. (Clarendon Press, 1891.) Sweetman : ' Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland. Published under the direction of the Master of the Rolls in England.
Page 166 - Well clouted and greased, ere hay-time begin : Thy hay being carried, though carter had sworn. Cart's bottom, well boarded, is saving of corn. 8. Good husbands that lay to save all things upright, For tumbrels and cart have a shed ready dight.
Page 175 - And sowre ale, and dead ale, and ale the whiche doth stände a tylte, is good for no man. Barly malte maketh better Ale than Oten malte or any other corne doth : it doth ingendre grose humours : but it maketh a man stronge.
Page 178 - Diet.) In this case it was probably to prevent action in the archbishop's court in reference to the disputed presentation to Kilcullen. See p. 96. PAGE 92. For oblations. — The meaning probably is that these presents to the officers of the mayor, and of the Tholsel court, professed to be to enable...
Page 97 - ... making letters in various ways on account of the Prior, and pleas and exceptions, 2s. 3d. Also in a censer bought for Glasnevin, Id. Also given to Clement Sherman for the shearing of cloths which the Prior distributed at Christmas, 2s. 3d. Also in 12 iron clouts bought for the cart of the cellar, Id. Also in repair of one small hammer for breaking stones at Glasnevin, 2d. Also in one lock with key, bought for the door of the Prior's chamber, 3d. Also in hire of a certain man making straw chairs,...

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