Archaeologia Cantiana -
Vol. 63 1950 pages 137
he spent increasingly long periods at Knole as he grew older, transacting
business and finally dying within its walls, surrounded by the familia for
whom he had long since built extra accommodation.
Custi manerii Knolle
Et in hujusmodi custis et expensis hoc anno factis et appositis super reparacione manerii de Knolle, quod quidem manerium dictus dominus archiepiscopus noviter perquisivit de domino de Say, ut in denariis solutis pro tegulis3 davis4 sindulis5 calce6 zabulo7 emptis et expenditis in opere predicto ac pro sarracione meremii et asserum,8 cariagio clicti meremii et aliarum rerum de cliversis locis usque manerium predictum simul cum conduccione carpentarorum tegulatorum plumbatorum daubatorum et aliorum operarorum et laborarorum conductorum ad opus predictum per dictum tempus hujus compoti, prout patet per percellas annotatas in quadam cedula inde facta et
super hunc compotum liberata et examinata
£6 0s. 3d
1 The abbreviations and suspensions have been extended, and the paragraphing and punctuation made more acceptable to modern eyes. Money has been rendered into arabic numerals.
2 P.R.O. S.G.6. 1129/4. 3 tiles. 4 nails. 5 shingling.
6 lime. 7 sand. 8 sawing of timber and planks
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