Cecil Papers: May 1598

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 14, Addenda. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1923.

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May 1598

The Reformed Religion.
[1598, May 2.] Particular articles, extracts of the general ones, granted by the King to those of the reformed religion, which his Majesty did not desire to be comprised in the general edicts nor in the Edict made at Nantes in April last, but which are nevertheless to be fulfilled and observed as much as those in the said Edict and to this end are to be registered in his Courts of Parliament or elsewhere where necessary and all necessary declarations, provisions and letters arising out of them are to be expedited.
Extracted from the registers of Parliament: the first six articles only follow.
Mutilated and incomplete. French. 2 pp. (205. 126.)
[For the whole of the articles see Dumont V., part 1, pp. 554 and 99.]
Licences to sell Starch.
1598, May 27. The Queen, on the 20th of May last, granted to Sir John Pakington the starch patent, which Pakington assigned to George Berisford, grocer, Thomas Fuller, gent, Josua Crewe, baker, and William Nottingham, merchant. The latter now issue licences to sell starch for one year to the following:—John Beste of the Strand, Middlesex, grocer; Leonard Bradshawe, of "St. Pulcheres" without Newgate; Peter Marstone, of London, tallow chandler; Richard Algood, of London, grocer; and Robert Cuningham, of London, draper. —27 May, 1598.
The licences are signed and sealed by certain of the above assignees.
Printed form. 5 sheets. (223. 14.)
The Duc de Bouillon to the Earl of Essex.
1598, May. Vous n'aures q'ung mot et fort au haste. Il faut tirer du bien de ce que l'on ne peut faire autremant. Souvienne vous de mes ressolussions. Elles ne changent point. Je . . . . les vostres et croyes que ce sont les seulles par lesquelles vostre souveraine peut trionfer de ces . . . . et de ces ennemis. Monsr. Hedmond (Edmonds] est trop fidelle et susfisant pour user de . . .
Endorsed:—"Ye D. of Bouillon, May, '98, rec' by Mr. Edmonds.
Holograph. 1 p. (135. 215.)
[1598? May.] Latin epigrams by Robert Dewhurst. (fn. 1) Faded and almost illegible. Vellum roll. (225. 8.)


  • 1. See Cecil Papers viii., 154.