James I: Volume 25, 1606?

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Calendar of State Papers Domestic: James I, 1603-1610. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1857.

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Charter of incorporation of the Trinity House of Dover and the Cinque Ports. Draft, mutilated.


36. Dud. Carleton to John Chamberlain. Remonstrates with him on his love melancholy.
Mr. Maudit's house, opposite St. Dunstan's Church. 37. Arthur Gregory to Salisbury. Sends sheets of a book found in an obscure place, with a suspicious party. Offers his future service, and begs to be freed from restraint.
38. Arthur Gregory to Salisbury. Complains of poverty. His property stolen during the last plague. Has invented a very destructive kind of shot. Recounts his past services in counterfeiting writing, discovering secret writing [Garnet's ?], &c.; entreats favour.
39. Michael Pickering to the Same. Prays the furtherance of his petition, referred by the King to the Council; recounts his services.
40. Geo. Southaick to the Same. Recounts his services; has rather deserved pity than punishment; describes his miserable condition, &c.; came out of France to give advertisements to the State; has his warrant to return there, but has no money.
41. Wm. Stallenge to the Same. Reasons for holding a market at Penzance, which is objected to by the inhabitants of Martaiew, 3 miles off.
42. Petition of the inhabitants of King Street, Westminster, to the Council, that itinerant venders of roots, &c., may be removed from that street to the market-house in the Round Wool Staple, built by Lord Burleigh.
43. Petition of the wife of Thos. Puckeridge to the King, to grant her former petition, delivered at Beaulieu.
44. Petition of Rob. Seale, Clerk of the Cheque, to Salisbury, to forward the petition which he has sent to the King for relief in his pressing necessities.
45. The King to the Bishop of Durham. Presents Thos. Murray, tutor to the Duke of York, to the mastership of Christ's Hospital, Sherburn, now vacant, the advowson having been granted by the Bishop to the King. [See 1606, July 23.]
46. Certificate, signed by the Bishop of London and 14 other Bishops, recommending for promotion Dr. Thorne, the King's chaplain, many years Hebrew lecturer in Oxford, and translator of the part of the Old Testament committed to that University, and dean of Chichester.
47. Note of manors agreed to be taken into Nonsuch Park, at 20 years' purchase, with the names of the owners.
48. Sir Wm. Bowyer and Wm. Hervy to [Salisbury ?]. Their dealings with John Good as to the purchase of his lands, for enlargement of Nonsuch Park. Prefixed is,
48. I. Particulars of the lands of John Good to be passed to the King, with his demands for compensation.
49. Same to [the Same ?]. To the same purport as the preceding, in reference to the lands of Thos. Evelyn, in Talworth. Prefixed is,
49. I. Particulars of the lands of Thos. Evelyn, to be taken into Nonsuch Park.
50. Draft of the oath offered by the convicted recusants.
51. Form of a declaration submitted to the King, by which he shall consent still to receive the fine of 20£. per month from certain recusants, and refrain from seizing two-thirds of their lands, as authorized by the late statute.
52. Suggestions on the form of grants to be issued by the King, of the profits of recusants' lands.
53. List of recusants indited in various counties; and notes concerning them.
54. Notes of the effect of certain statutes concerning papists, and arguments against the King's prerogative of pardon extending to them.
55. Note of four positions held by the papists, relative to the supremacy of the Pope.
Seville. 56. "A True Relation how the Catholic King James draws his subjects to the Knowledge of the Holy Faith," &c. Spanish poem by Juan de Goday, with two other short "romances" on similar subjects appended.
57. Translation of the preamble of the above.
58. Errors and corruptions in the English translation of Bucanus's Common Places, printed in London, 1606, as compared with the Latin edition, of Berne, 1605. Latin.
59. Statement of the ancient course of suing for liveries and taking homage, which the Lord Chancellor wishes to revive, instead of the present fees for respite of homage; with note of the persons that receive fees on the suit of liveries.
60. Notes on the good effects resulting from sending out writs for homage, in preserving the King's tenures, &c.
61. Notes by Lord Chief Justice Coke, on the antiquity of wardships, with arguments in favour of their continuance; and statement of advantages derivable to the Crown thereby.
62. Project by the Same, for lands holden of the King to be held in soccage, in order to effect the abolition of wardship; with statement of benefits which would accrue to the Crown thereby.
63. Proposition by Lord Chief Justice Popham, touching the alteration of tenures in capite or by knights service, into tenures by soccage.
64. Copy of the above.
65. Observations on the caution which should be used in propounding in Parliament an alteration of tenures under the Crown, and abolition of wardships.
66. Query on the equity of a Chancery decision on fraud committed by Rob. Davis, at the instigation of Rich. Glanville, in selling counterfeit jewels to Fras. Courtney.
67. Note of such timber trees as Reynolds Nicholas has sold in the coppice of Mr. Walwyn and the several copyholds in Southam.
68. List of persons, parishes, companies, &c., in London, who are to receive money of certain of the King's tenants.
69. Names of noblemen who have lands in Dorsetshire.
70. Statement of the claims of Edm. Nevill to certain lands entailed on Ralph, first Earl of Westmoreland, temp. Richard II.; [with notes by Salisbury].
71. Memorandum of a suit by the Earl of Dunbar for a commission to empower him to exact the legal fines from persons exercising any art, mystery, or manual occupation, not having served a seven years' apprenticeship.
72. Statement of a defect in the Statute 5 Eliz. concerning apprentices, in the non-appointment of Registrars in country places, by which the Act is rendered difficult and evaded; their appointment suggested.
73. Notes for a grant of a patent to enforce the provisions of the Act 5 Eliz. for Artificers, enacting that all apprentices shall be bound according to the order and customs of the city of London. Indorsed [by Salisbury,] "L. Wemms."
74. Reasons assigned by the four English counties against their being under the jurisdiction of the Council of Wales, and included as such in the instructions to be given to the Council.
75. Instructions given by the King to his Council within his dominion and principality of Wales; with appointment of the Council.
76. Inconveniences resulting to the four English counties from the instructions to the Council of Wales relative to execution of certain writs for fines, &c.
77. Note of lease to Hugh Samford and John Powell of the profits of sealing writs of acquittance and recognizance, cos. Brecon and Carmarthen, which they claim as intended to include the post fines Annexed is,
77. I. Grant of the above-mentioned lease, 15th Feb., 1606.
78. Advice on the inclosing of the waste grounds of the King's manors, and dividing them amongst his tenants.
Commission to John Hone, Thos. Riddle, and others, to examine the cause between Sir John Watts and Chas. Helmans, and Hans Vanderveaken, merchants. [Grant Book, p. 26.]