Goddisselver (1407-8)

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Goddisselver (1407-8)


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1merch.'God's silver' (cf. God's penny), a sum paid on striking a bargain, especially on concluding a purchase or the hiring of a servant (?)
( 1407-8 )  en godis silver et doné as povres tenauntz .x. d.  8.Hen.IV
( 1409-10 )  Item payé pur un batew achaté de Nicolaus Hobbe le quel fut mellys de Strode, pris xxvjs viijd. Item en Goddisselver et en bevereche iijd. ob.  84
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