Yule Ball 2019 – Constitvtio Domvs Episcopi

The staff of Yule Ball, according to the Constitvtio Domvs Regis (Disposition of the King’s Household), a document dated to c.1136 during the Reign of King Henry I of England, the time of Buckden Palace belonging to Bishop Alexander of Lincoln.

PositionIncumbentAllowance
The StewardsNicholas de Estleche, principalis et praeco
Nero Lupo, vicarius
The stewards have the same as the Chancellor if they dine outside the household; if they dine in, they have 3 shillings and 6 pence and two salted loaves of the king’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
Master butler and mistress of the ballAlke van dem MeerHas the same as the stewards and one allowance in the same way.
MusiciansvacanciesThe customary food.
Cook of the Principal KitchenMilada von Schhnecken
Will dine in the household.
Cook of the Principal Kitchen’s womanAdisla Arnulfsdottir
3 halfpence.
Usher of the Principal KitchenNero LupoThe customary food.
Usher of the Principal Kitchen’s ManOlaf of Flintheath3 halfpence.
Kitchen ServantsAryanhwy merch Catmael
Edwin of Flinthesth
Euphrosyne Eirinikina
Hrefna Einarsdotter
Lilith de Grey
Mary Verch Thomas
Richard of Salesberie
Roland Rathbone
Simon Talbot
vacancies
The customary food only.
The Kitchenware SuperintendentEularia TreweWill dine in the household, and a packhorse with its allowance.
The Kitchenware Superintendent’s men and womenKenneth Askew
vacancies
3 halfpence.
Master Dispenser of the Bread and WineAlexandre d’AvigneIf they dine outside the bishop’s household, have 2 shillings and 10 pence a day, and one salted loaf of the bishop’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and one large candle and twenty candle pieces; if they dine in they have 10 pence and a half-measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
Master Dispenser;s ManAlexander PoligrinusIf they dine outside the household, they have 1 shilling and 6 pence a day and one salted loaf of the bishop’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and one large candle and twenty candle pieces; if they dine in they have 10 pence and a half-measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
DispensersShirin Feroz-Duxt (tailored dishes)
Elena Poligrinus
John Yarrowe
Katherine of Glastonbury
Richard of Salesberie
Thomas Poligrinus
vacancies
If they dine outside the household, they have 19 pence a day and one salted loaf of the bishop’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and one large candle and twenty candle pieces; if they dine in they have 10 pence and a half-measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
Usher of the CourtRanulf li NorreisIf he dines outside the household, has 2 shillings a day and one salted loaf of the bishop’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and one little wax candle and twenty four candle pieces. But if he dines in, he has 14 pence a day and a half measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
Master MarshalAlexandre d’AvigneIf he dines outside the household, has 2 shillings a day and one salted loaf of the bishop’s bread and one measure of ordinary wine and one little wax candle and twenty four candle pieces. But if he dines in, he has 14 pence a day and a half measure of ordinary wine and a full candle allowance.
Marshal of RapierRebecca of FlintheathWhen she stays outside of court has 2 pence a day and one quarter gallon of ordinary wine and three candle pieces. If she is in, 3 pence a day to her men and a full allowance of candles.
Marshal of Rapier’s Man3 halfpence.
Marshal of ArchersEldgrimr JonssonWhen he stays outside of court has 2 pence a day and one quarter gallon of ordinary wine and three candle pieces. If he is in, 3 pence a day to her men and a full allowance of candles.
ExchequerEularia TreweShe ought to have receipts for the gifts and payments which are made from the bishop’s treasure and from his chamber, and she ought to have receipts against all episcopal officials, serving as witness for everything.
Tapestry SuperintendentBella DonnaWill dine in the household and when she was having the tapestries carried, she has allowance for one man and one packhorse.
Tapestry Superintendent’s men and womenEuphrosyne Eirinikina
vacancies
3 halfpence.
Tapestry Superintendent’s packhorsevacantOats and grooming.