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  1. Clerk of the Pipe

    The Clerk of the Pipe was a post in the Pipe Office of the English Exchequer and its successors. The incumbent was responsible for the pipe rolls on which the government income and expenditure was recorded as credits and debits. The Dialogus de Scaccario or Dialogue concerning the Exchequer, written in about 1178, details the workings of the Exchequer and gives an early account of how the Pipe rolls were created. The Dialogue was written by Richard FitzNeal, the son of Nigel of Ely, who was Treasurer for both Henry I and Henry II of England. According to the Dialogue, the Pipe rolls were the responsibility of the clerk of the Treasurer, who was also called the ingrosser of the great roll and, by 1547 at the latest, the Clerk of the Pipe.The Pipe Office was abolished in 1834.A similar post existed in Ireland and Scotland.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clerk of the pipe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clerk of the pipe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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