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Entry Book: February 1661, 16-28

Pages 208-217

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1904.

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February 1661, 16–28

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Feb. 16 Treasurer Southampton to Thomas Andrewes, Sir John Wollaston, John Dethick and Francis Allen to deliver in to the King's Remembrancer before the end of this month an account of moneys received under a pretended Ordinance dated 1654, August 30, for the sale of four forests reserved for collateral security to the soldiers, viz., Needwood, Kingswood, Ashdown and Sherwood: in which said Ordinance said persons were appointed Treasurers. Ibid, p. 229.
[?] Same to Sir Jon. Trevor, Hen. Herbert, Rowland Dawkins, Hen. Williams, John Dance, John Carter, David Morrice and Jon. Sadler to certify the names and abodes of all persons by them nominated to be collectors, receivers or treasurers under the powers of a pretended Act for the Propagation of the Gospel in Wales. Ibid, p 230.
Feb. 16 Same to William Benson forthwith to deliver into the office of the King's Remembrancer all such books of receipts and payments for any moneys received and paid by virtue of a pretended Act of Parliament dated 1653, Dec. 22, for the sale and improvement of the forests heretofore belonging to the late King, Queen, and Prince: in which said Act said person was appointed Register Accomptant to keep a ledger book of all receipts and payments: all forasmuch as there is present use to be made of the said book for His Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 232.
Feb. 16 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to John Phelips, one of the Auditors of the Exchequer Court, to take the accompt of William Burnet of London, gent., the assignee (by deed of date 1644–5, Feb. 14) of Alexander Dunseir, to whom the late King by Privy Seal of 1638, Dec. 14, granted the benefit of all such sums as had been unjustly allowed in sheriffs' accompts under colour of Acts of Parliament, tallies of reward, judgments, &c., for the term of 21 years, under the reservation of a moiety of said sums to His Majesty: said Burnet having made no accompt of the said moneys since 1642, March 25. Early Entry Book II. p. 247.
Money warrant dormant for the usual fees, wages and allowances to the Chamberlains, Clerk of the Pells, the four Tellers, the Deputy Chamberlain's, Ushers, Messengers, and other officers of the Receipt from June 24 last. Ibid, XIV. p. 42.
Same for 462l. 10s. 0d. per an. to Sir Edward Nicholas, one of the Principal Secretaries of State, out of the Post Office farm: and for two quarters thereon to Xmas last. Ibid, pp. 42–3.
Same for same to Sir William Morrice as same Ibid, p. 43.
Money warrant for 100l. to Thomas Nicholls, clerk, as royal gift for the charge of transporting himself and his family to Jamaica. Ibid, p. 44.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the King's Remembrancer for a particular of the lands of John Jennens, co. Berks, outlawed at the suite of John Neville. Ibid, II. p. 224.
Same from same to Sir Robert Croke, Clerk of the Pipe, to make a grant to Thomas Corbett of the office of bailiff and collector of the rents and revenues of the rectories and other spiritual possessions due to His Majesty in Salop, Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland. Ibid, p. 234.
Same from same to same for same of the office of bailiff and collector of same in cos. Leicester, Stafford, and Worcester, to William Chislett. Ibid.
Same from same to same for same to _ Brent of the office of bailiff and collector of rents and farms of the late priories of Chalcombe, Catesby [Abbey], Canons Ashby, Fineshade, Stamford and St. Andrew, the late monastry of Coventry, et al., in the county of Northampton. Ibid, p. 235.
Appending:—A note of the yearly value of the said collections, viz. 212l. 10s. 3½d.
Same from same to same for same to George Lea, of the like office of the late priories of Dore, Clifford, Aconbury, and Wormsley, Killpeck, Lymbrook, Malvern, the monastry of Clive ("Sleeve"), et al., and divers chantries, the priory of Lanthony, near Gloucester, pensions and portions in co. Hereford, late priory of Malvern, monastry of Pershore, bailiwick of Evesham, hospital of St. Wolstan, monastry of Sheene [sic, ? Clive], rents in Wick and chantries in co. Worcester. Ibid.
Appending:—A note of the yearly value of said collections, viz. 197l. 14s. 11¾d.
Feb. 16 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the auditor of the counties in question or of the Duchy of Cornwall for a particular of the office of bailiff of the honor and manor of Berkhampstead, extending into the counties of Herts, Bucks, and Northampton. Early Entry Book VI. p. 139.
[?] Same from same to the auditor for co. Kent for a particular of the Stewardship of Greenwich and Deptford. Ibid, p. 142.
Feb. 18 Same from same to the Attorney General for a bill for a lease to Richard Gower, of London, grocer, of the messuage called the Green Lattice, alias the Talbot, in the New Palace of Westminster; also of another messuage, area, tenement, or shed in the New Palace of Westminster. Ibid, II. pp. 252. 254–5.
Prefixing:—Particulars of the items and ratals by the Surveyor General of Lands.
Treasurer Southampton to John Farnworth. There is yet remaining about 7–800l. in the hands of Mr. Lancashire and Mr. Brixton, of Manchester, and Mr. Richard Taylor, of Touchet Hall, near Middleton, deceased, as received from John Case, William Eccleston and James Smith, agents to the Commissioners of Sequestration, about five years since and upwards. Instructs him to go and demand same as moneys now due to His Majesty. Ibid, pp. 233 4.
Warrant from same for a tally to be levied for an allowance or abatement of 500l. to Henry Bishop, to whom the Post Office is granted at the rent of 210,500l. per an. by indenture of Sept. 1 last. Ibid, XIV. pp. 56–7.
Feb. 19 Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor of the Receipt to strike a tally for 2,000l. to Mr. Witherings on the Receiver General of Suffolk in part of his Privy Seal due out of the Post Office. Ibid, p. 44.
Feb 20 Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a constat of lands as below with a view to a lease thereof. Ibid, II. pp. 249–50.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor General's report on the petition of Dr. Thomas Byrd and Edward Nicholas concerning lands near Glastonbury, co. Somerset.
Money warrant for 100l. to John Hall, a porter, as royal bounty for his services in the first discovery of the late desperate design against the King. Ibid, XIV. p. 45.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Huband, of Apsley, co. Warwick. Ibid, p. 46.
Money warrant for the fee of 12d. a day to Richard Bishopp and 13 others, as His Majesty's Serjeants at Arms in Ordinary, for six months due Xmas last and dormant warrant for same in future. Ibid, p. 50.
Feb. 21 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners for a bill of store for divers particulars named (sugar, oil, fountain water to drink, &c.) for the Portuguese Ambassador. Ibid, VIII. p. 176.
Same from same to same for discharge of a small vessel called the "St. Peter," of Lübeck, with salt, &c., on board, laded from Rochelle by Henry Hinton, merchant, and seized at Milford. Ibid, p. 177
Feb. 21 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners for discharge of leather belts and hats shipped by Henry Smith, of London, girdler, but detained in London port for non-entry. Early Entry Book VIII. pp. 178–9.
Same from same to same for the Customs officers of Kingston upon Hull port to pay John Lord Belasyse, Governor and Captain of Kingston upon Hull, 10s. a day for himself and to the 20 soldiers stationed there 8d. a day each. Ibid, pp. 179–80.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to John Nevill of lands and tenements in Charlton and Grove, co. Berks. Ibid, II. p. 248.
Same from same to same for a lease to James Duffin of two water mills called Oke Mills, part of the manor of Shippon. co. Berks. Ibid, pp. 240–1.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's constat and ratal.
Sir Philip Warwick to James Robins, Assaymaster of tin in Cornwall and Devon who has seized on several parcels of tin (although it has paid the coinage duty) because it is not carried to the Coinage Halls. In reply to said Robins' two letters informs him that the farm of the coinage is subject to a revocation on condition of the Crown paying the patentees 500l. a year for the unexpired time. "There is another provision likewise that the tynners shall carry their tynn to the coynage halls &c. which is the thing you complain of to be omitted in your letter. But things that have bin long out of the way cannot be soone reduced without some inconviencies for a season. And therefore those that are His Majesty's officers and farmers ought to keepe that faire correspondence with each other as to reduce things into order without misunderstandings or quarrells. This I say because the farmers of the coynage here conceive your proceeding to be their great disadvantage and requires that both of the tynners and them which is impossible for the present to be performed." Encloses a paper of the farmers' reasons for the above opinion showing that the coinage halls are unserviceable, and both beams and weights wanting, and that by reason of the tinners casting their tin into less moulds than formerly that which was formerly done cannot at present be done. Exhorts every endeavour to reduce things into their former channel, and in the mean time to carry that respect to each other as fairly to agree some rules as may prevent any frauds in relation to His Majesty's revenue. Prays him to meet Mr. Ennys on behalf of the farmers to arrange the matter amicably. Ibid, pp. 237–9.
Appending:—Copy of the said paper of reasons from the Farmers of tin. By the Strangers Custome every block or slab of tin must be 3–400[lb.] weight. It will be impossible before Midsummer next to provide new moulds and carriages to enable the tinners to bring their tin to the coinage towns according to the custom of the Stannaries. "The Lord Treasurer is alsoe desired to take notice that it is not a 1,000l. will soe repayre the severall coynage halls that they shalbe fitt to secure the tynn when brought there, that of Lostwithiell in particular being ready to fall into the pitt. Neither is there beames, scales or weights in being fitt to weigh any man's tynn soe that the farmers of the coynage duty doe not untill Midsomer next at shortest receive the King's duty in the blowing houses and give their tickets for it to the tinner there His Majesty cannot receive his 2,000l. per an. from the farmers" as the tinners cannot before that time be furnished with the necessary new moulds. Further, many poor tinners will give over working by reason of the charge, trouble and inconveniency of bringing tin to the coinage towns.
Feb. 21 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to George Lea, junr., of the office of bailiff and collector of the rents and farms of the late priories of Ronton, Stone, Tutbury and Rocester, Croxden, Hulton, Brewood lands in West Bromwich et al., Lichfield, co. Stafford, and the late monastry of Bordesley, co. Worcester. Early Entry Book II. p. 243.
Same from same to William Gwynn, auditor of the county of Derby, for a particular of the office of collector of the late priories of Gresley, Prat Regis, Beauchief ("Beaucliff"), Mackworth, Dala, Repton ("Repingdon"), Tutbury, the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Eckington, St. John's of Jerusalem, the chantries and foreign monastries in the county of Derby: all upon the petition from John Chambers for said office. Ibid.
Same from same to same for same of the office of collector of the late priories of Welloo, Stixwold, Thornholme, Goykewell ("Girkwell"), Semperingham, Barlings, Bullington, Sixhills, St. Catherine, Kyme, the chantries in Kesteven and Holland, and the foreign monastries in the county of Lincoln: all upon the petition from Thomas Zouch, junr., for same. Ibid.
Same from same to the Attorney General to prepare a grant of the office of Paymaster of the new raised Guards to Stephen Fox, with the salary of 400l. per an. Ibid, p. 244.
List of the names of the various Sub-Commissioners or Collectors of Excise in the various counties. Ibid, XI. pp. 17–21.
With:—Treasurer Southampton's [subscription of allowance and] notes as follow:—
"I thinke fitt that the present persons that execute be not removed till our Lady Day. I resolve that no new man bee admitted but such as resolve to bee residents upon the place and that they act by themselves and not by deputies. That good security bee taken of all. That the Commissioners certify mee any excepcons they have to any new man if upon conference they find him unfit."
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Benjamin Wright, of Cranham Hall, co. Essex. Ibid, XIV. p. 43.
Money warrant for 30l. to Elizabeth, wife of Lieut. John James, of Abergavenny, co. Monmouth, for the sufferings and loyalty of her husband. Ibid, p. 45.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customers; &c., of the port of Exeter and Dartmouth, to pay to the mayor and bailiffs of Dartmouth 20l. for half year to Sept. 29 last, and dormant warrant for payment of same in future as by letters patent of 16 January, I Henry VII., towards the making of a tower and bulwark for defence of said town. Ibid, p. 46.
Same from same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 1,000l. to Francis Windham, appointed him by order of the late Parliament and confirmed by the King. Ibid, p. 47.
Money warrant for 5,000l. to Stephen Fox, Paymaster of the King's new raised forces, upon accompt, in advance, of a fortnight's pay for the King's new raised regiment of foot, the better to enable them to march into and pay for their quarters in the country. Ibid.
Feb. 21 Money warrant (dormant) for 40 marks per an. to Elias Ashmole, Esq., appointed Windsor King [Herald] at Arms by letters patent of July 13 last. Early Entry Book XIV. p. 48.
Same for 40l. per an. to William Dugdale, Esq., appointed by letters patent of June 18 last Norroy King at Arms. Ibid, p. 49.
Same for 80l. per an. to Sir Richard Fanshaw, appointed Latin Secretary by letters patent of January 12 last: and for arrears thereon from Sept. 29 last. Ibid, p. 51.
Same for 100l. per an. to same appointed by letters patent of same date one of His Majesty's Masters of Requests: to be payable from Lady Day last. Ibid, p. 52.
Feb. 22 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for a bill for a grant to Frances Duchess of Somerset, of a water mill in Fazesley, co. Staff., and other premises in cos. Stafford and Warwick, late part of the possessions of Robert Earl of Leicester. Ibid, II. pp. 253–4.
Prefixing:—Particular and Surveyor General's ratal of the premises.
Same from same for Robert Bishop of Lincoln to pay his First Fruits of 828l. 4s. 9½d. in four yearly instalments and on his own security. Ibid, p. 244.
Same from same to the Surveyor General of Lands to give orders to the Steward of the manor of Farrington Gurney, co. Somerset, to grant a tenement in said manor to Henry Webb. Ibid, pp. 244–5.
Prefixing:—Entry of said Webb's petition and said Surveyor's report thereon.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Edward Wigley of a messuage adjoining the wall of the Tower of London near the Lions Gate. Ibid, p. 245.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's particular of the premises.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Henry Philpott, concerning his estate in the office of Chief Warden of the Forest of Finkley and Chute, co. Southants, which has been in his family for 300 years, the whole forest being extinguished by a grant of the remain thereof to the Duke of Albemarle. Ibid, VI. p. 144.
Prefixing:—Note of said petition and report thereon by the Surveyor General of Lands.
Royal sign manual to Treasurer Southampton to pass the lease of the demesne of Longbredy, co. Dorset, to Nicholas Armorer without fine. Ibid, p. 158.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay 7,200l. to Col. Edward Harley, Governor of the Garrison of Dunkirk, being part of seven weeks' pay to said garrison for the period 1660 November 6 to December 25. Ibid, XIV. p. 48.
Same from same to same for 5,000l. to same upon accompt for the discharging of the arrears of 400 foot soldiers, and 200 horse, in that garrison in order to their disbanding out of the several troops and companies there, as directed by an order of Council of October 24 last. Ibid, p. 49.
Feb. 22 Money warrant for 100l. to be distributed among the secretaries, messengers and other officers of the House of Lords, detailed, for services, and as royal bounty. Early Entry Book XIV. p. 50.
Same for 520l. to the Earl of Bridgewater, Lord Lieutenant of co. Bucks, for the public use and accommodation of the trained bands of that county. Ibid, p. 51.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Francis Russell to pay into the Receipt the above said 520l. out of several sums remaining in his hands by virtue of several pretended acts for setting the militia in said County. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1,800l. to Daniell Oneale for each monthly proportion (upon due certification of delivery and goodness) of gunpowder to be delivered to the Ordnance (warrant redrawn and re-signed, 1660–1, March 12). Ibid, pp. 52–3.
[?] Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay 2,161l. 15s. 10d., and 7,000l. to Francis Meynell, Alderman, being the unpaid balance of the 10,000l. voted by Parliament for the Duke of York, and 7,000l. similarly voted for the late Duke of Gloucester, to be paid out of the arrears of Excise: with interest for the whole 17,000l. for the time-same or any part thereof shall be unpaid. Ibid, p. 53.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a bill for royal signature, in terms prefixed in detail, for 200l. as royal bounty to Lady Ann Palmer, widow, in recompense of the late services of Sir Henry Palmer her late husband. (Money warrant hereon dated March 11.) Ibid, pp. 53, 70.
Feb. 23 Treasurer Southampton to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to consider of the case of Thomas Lord Leigh relating to his lease from the Dean and Chapter of Windsor of the manor of Leighton Buzzard, and other lands, detailed, which he was necessitated to sell to one Meade in trust for Okey and others. Ibid, II. pp. 251–2.
Prefixing:—Abstract of said Lord Leigh's case.
Treasurer Southampton's report to the King on the petition of the children of Joseph Jane, clerk of the King's Council beyond the seas, for several parcels of land, detailed, in the Duchy of Cornwall, in particular the Barton of Bradridge, in consideration of the barbarous usage of their mother by Cromwell's officers whilst her husband was in the King's service abroad: the said Barton of Bradridge being part of the manor of Boyton, lately in lease to Thomas Gewen, concerning whom the House of Commons made an order Sept. 5 last [see C. J. VIII. p. 152]. Ibid, VI.pp. 150–1.
Same to same on same of same, as to three other parcels of land pretended to by said Jane's children. Ibid, pp. 151.
Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General concerning the satisfaction of Sir Thomas Fanshaw et al. for moneys lent and secured by them for the late King. As the King's treasure is so little the only way to satisfy those debts is to convert the lands that are their security into such a state as may make them satisfaction. Ibid, pp. 155–6.
Prefixing:—Said Attorney General's report to Treasurer Southampton on the petition of said Fanshaw et al., detailing said moneys so borrowed for the King by Fanshaw.
Feb. 23 Money warrant for 16l. 13s. 4d. to John Wood, Esq., one of the Auditors of Imprests, for one quarter to Sept. 29 last: and dormant warrant for same in future. Early Entry Book XIV. p. 54.
Same for 400l. to Lord Gerard, Baron of Brandon Ibid.
Same for 75l. to Mrs. Honora Harding for Xmas quarter last, on her pension granted by letters patent of the 18th instant. Ibid, p. 55.
Feb. 25 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant of the office of bailiff and collector of the rents, &c., of divers late priories in co. Derby, to John Chambers, gent., viz.: the late priory of Gresley, Prat Regis, Beauchief, late bailiwick of Mackworth, late priories of Dala, Repton ("Repington"), and Tutbury, nunnery of Forinso, chantry lands, Guild of the Blessed Virgin of Eckington, and priory of St. John of Jerusalem. Ibid, VI. p. 146.
Same from same to John Birch, Auditor of Excise, to take the accompts of all and every as well former as present Commissioners, Governors and Collectors of Excise and their survivors, from the time Excise has been levied to Dec. 25 last [such that is] whose accounts are not yet declared, pardoned or discharged: with power to demand such accompts, ledger books, and other books of accompts, warrants, acquittances, and all other vouchers that do concern any the said accompts. Ibid, XI. pp. 22–3.
Same from same to William Gwynn, Auditor of the county in question, for a particular of the office of collector of the late priories of Newboo, Stainfield, Tupholme, &c., co. Lincoln; for which John Hutchinson petitions. Ibid, VI. p. 149.
Money warrant for 40l. 3s. 4d. to Sir Geoffrey Palmer, appointed Attorney General by letters patent of May 31 last; being for six months' fee to Xmas last: and dormant warrant for same in future. Ibid, XIV. p. 54.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay 721l. 12s. 0d. to Richard Arundell, Governor of Pendennis Castle, for the full pay from Dec. 1st last to the 20th instant, of the two out of the five Companies in said garrison which are to be disbanded. Ibid, p. 61.
Same from same to same for 446l. to same for the pay of said garrison for the several loose days before Dec. 1st last, from which date the settled monthly pay is to begin. Ibid.
Money warrant for 50l. to Major Hieron as royal bounty for his service and sufferings. Ibid.
Feb. 26 Treasurer Southampton to the Lords and Justices of Assize recommending them as they are now going on circuit to mention in their charge the due payment of Excise, and the observing those letters already sent to the Justices of Peace in each county, the said revenue being now settled in the Crown and therefore deserving of the said judges' particular care, especially when it is borne in mind "in lieu of what ancient and considerable flowers of the Crown it was granted." Ibid, XI. p. 22.
Feb. 28 Commission by Treasurer Southampton to John Rushworth, of Lincoln's Inn, to attend from time to time (with a view to the advancement of His Majesty's revenue) the Attorney General and the rest of the King's learned Council in the law in all cases and things relating to His Majesty's revenue in the Exchequer, and to expedite all proceedings concerning the same, and to that end to have an inspection into the several offices relating to His Majesty's revenue, that the proceedings there on His Majesty's behalf may not be retarded, but all convenient expedition given thereto: and further to make a strict inquiry what warrants are granted for the passing of patents or commissions which may intrench upon His Majesty's revenue, in order to the diminution thereof: the said John Rushworth having been employed by the late Treasury Commissioners in several businesses relating to the King's revenue, of which service he gave an account from time to time: "and the said John Rushworth being a person of whome we have received a good character for his zeal to doe His Majesty service and of his fitness for the said employment." Ibid, VI. pp. 156–7.
Feb. 28 Warrant from same to Auditor Brinley for a particular of the office of bailiff and collector of several rents in co. York belonging to the late priories of Drax, Arthington, &c.: as formerly exercised by John Bates. Early Entry Book VI. p. 157.
The like on the petition of Francis Butler for the office of collector of rents sometime belonging to the monastry of Guisborough, and other chantry rents in the East Riding of Yorkshire, formerly granted to Francis Butler. Ibid.
The like on the petition of Roger Nott for the office of bailiff and collector of the rents belonging to the late priory of Stainfeild, Louth Park, Thornholme and Nun Ormesby ("Nunersby"), co. Lincoln, late the house of the Minor Friers, within the village of Beverley, in the East Riding, and also in the city of York, Holtby, &c., parcel of the possessions of the late monastry of Daveland. Ibid.
Constitutions by same to Captain Edward Strange as Solicitor General to the Excise, with the salary of 200l. per an.: to John Howland as Register to the Excise Commissioners, with the salary of 160l. per an.: to John Champante as correspondent to the said Commissioners, and to keep all bonds that shall be taken in relation to the Excise, with the salary of 120l. per an.: to Sampson Darell as clerk of the informations and examinations to be taken in relation to the Excise in the head office in London, with the salary of 80l. per an. Ibid, XI. p. 32.
Same by same to John Macock, as printer to the Office of Excise. Ibid, p. 37.
Money warrant dormant for the fee of 3s. and 4d. per diem and the annuity or yearly pension of 100l. to Thomas Raymond, constituted by letters patent of 1640, July 20, keeper and register of His Majesty's papers and records concerning matter of State and Council within the Palace of Whitehall in reversion to Sir William Bosswell and Ambrose Randall, both of whom are since deceased. Ibid, XIV. p. 57.
Same for 100l. per an. to Thomas Davies as the King's barber in extraordinary, as by letters patent of 1626, June 19. Ibid, p. 58.
Same for 108l. per an. to Henry Cooke, viz.; 48l. per an. for keeping and instructing two boys for the King's private music for voices, at 24l. per an. each, 40l. per an. as fee as one of His Majesty's private music in ordinary for the lute and voice, and 20l. for strings. Ibid, pp. 58–9.
Warrant, dormant from Treasurer Southampton to the Governor, Steward, and Brethren of the Hoastmen of Newcastle, and to the farmers and collectors of the duty of 12d. per chaldron of coal at Newcastle, to permit the Mayor and Commonalty of London by their deputies, factors, or agents, for the time being yearly to buy and carry from Newcastle or any other place in the kingdom of England, 4,000 chaldron of coal free of toll, imprest or duty whatsoever, same being for the poor of London: all in accordance with the letters patent of the late King James of 1622, April 29, granting the said liberty. Ibid, IX. p. 19.
Feb. ult. Royal warrant for 3,000l. to Major Rowland Laugharne, for arrears of pay voted by Parliament. Early Entry Book XIV. p. 56.
Same for 286l. 6s. 5d. to Clement Kynnersly, yeoman of the wardrobe of beds, for money disbursed for furnishing the House of Peers with chairs, stools, candlesticks, &c. (Money warrant dated May 13.) Ibid, pp. 62, 134.
Money warrant for 16l. 13s. 4d. to Bartholomew Beale, one of the Auditors of Imprests for Sept. 29 quarter last. Ibid.
Warrant under the royal sign manual to Treasurer Southampton for a renewal of lease to the Earl of Monmouth of the manor and parks of Rudfen, co. Warwick, for 21 years from his death. Ibid, VI. p. 168.