Cecil Papers: August 1590

Pages 53-54

Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 4, 1590-1594. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1892.

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August 1590

James Colvill, of Easter Wemys, to [Archibald Douglas].
[1590], Aug. 1. I am sorry I may not see you in my passing. The answers of Denmark I know well you understand, yet I thought I will certify you [it is] one plain refusal in all heads, save offer of silver is lxxv thousand “dolours,” and will not get one penny more. The King is earnest and [a] convention appointed the 8th of August for answer given.—From Estrennes the first of August.
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Robert Melvill to Archibald Douglas.
1590, Aug. 19. I will affectionately desire you to make inquisitions that trial may be had both in London and Lynn (Line) against the false coinage (cunze) of gold and the half-penny pieces, and favour me with the names of those who are traders and homebringers of the same. Likewise in Lynn there is a Scotchman called Murray with a goldsmithy for false coins.—Bruntyland, 19 August, 1590.
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Sir Thomas Jhones and other justices of the peace of Carmarthen, to the Scotch Ambassador.
1590, August 20. Certify that John Morys, Mayor of Carmarthen, who has been commanded to appear at the suit of a Scotchman, is not able to travel by reason of an accident.—Carmarthen, 20th August, 1590.
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George Blincoe to Archibald Douglas.
1590, Aug, 20. Sends a buck of his own killing.—Hartswell Park, 20 August, 1590.
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Dr. Julius Caesar to Archibald Douglas.
1590, Aug. 25. Capt. Owyn of whom you complained by your King's direction for certain spoils done upon the Earl of Orkney, and one Cokborne, is committed to prison according to your desire, and presses either that you will charge him with somewhat to be proved against him or that he may be enlarged according to law. I beg you therefore to charge him with somewhat or he must be released.—Doctors Commons, 25 August, 1590.
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John Stanhope to Lord Burghley.
[1590,] Aug. 26. Sending a particular of things holden by Richard Marks of her Majesty, and praying this forfeit may be bestowed on himself of which he is the more desirous because his father had “the things” before Sir Thomas Wharton.—Otlande, 26 August.
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