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Young(e), John (1660-61)

Young(e), John, address unrecorded, u (1660–61). Recorded in the Royal Household accounts, 1660–61 supplying luxurious upholstered furniture. Listed are: ‘Turned frames for a couch and a great chair. 9 high stools and a low stool with crimson velvet to line the wings of the couch and back of the chair. Holland quilt, pillows & carpets. 200 fourscore and £3.10.4.’. [PRO, LC5/39] Younge's account from Michaelmas 1660–61 lists: ‘a Couch Frame turned & with the best Ironworke to it’, costing £1 13s 4d; ‘3 ells ½ of Crimson taffatae to lyne ye winge of the Couch and backes of all the Chaires att XV’, £2 12s 6d; ‘for 2500 of large nailes double gilt’, £6 5s; ‘for 650 gilt Burnishe nailes for the backe of the Chaires, & the wings of ye couch’, 9s 9d; ‘for double gilding the Iron worke for ye Couch’, £2 10s; ‘for making the large couch wth baggs of Downe, & borders of Crimson vellvett’, £2 6s 8d. [Conn., January 1934, pp. 15–22]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.