Entry Book: November 1679

Pages 324-325

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 6, 1679-1680. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1913.

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November 1679

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Nov. 20. Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to supersede process against the Farmers of the Law duty, they having undertaken to pay 3,000l. between this date and Christmas next, and 3,055l. 2s. 6d. more by the end of January next in full of two tallies stricken on them and due May 1 last. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 93.
The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Northampton. The King has been pleased to be present at the Treasury to hear the depositions upon the return of the Commission lately executed in Whittlewood and Salcey Forests, and being thereby very sensible of the injuries done to his woods there was pleased to advise with the Attorney General as to the way of prosecuting the offenders; and finding them to be inferior officers acting under your Lordship's authority, and that consequently your Lordship alone is to be answerable to the King for any abuses committed by them, it is his Majesty's pleasure that you forthwith dismiss Mr. Kingston and Mr. Newton as men criminal in their trusts. Without your ready compliance herewith the King will be forced to take that course which the law has provided for the preservation of his woods. Ibid, p. 94.
Nov. 20. Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take security of Bevis Lloyd and his sureties in pursuance of the privy seal of January 22 last for installing 1,106l. 11s. 0d., part of his debt as Receiver of Crown Revenues for South Wales, ut supra, Cal. Treasury Books, Vol. V, p. 1210: said sureties being Sir Evan Lloyd, of Yale, co. Denbigh, bart., Shandois Lloyd, of Oldfield, co. Hereford, and Edward Price, of Fynogien, co. Denbigh. A dedimus to take said securities is to be issued to Tho. Tudor, Esq., deputy Auditor of Wales, Robert Humphryes, of the Inner Temple, Esq., William Jones, of Staple Inn, gent., John Winn, of Eveneightide [Efenechtyd], co. Denbigh, gent., John Maddox, of Llandyrnog and Thomas Williams, of Bredina. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 95.
Nov. 22. Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Sir Charles Schuckburgh, bart. In 1660 your Majesty did by royal sign manual remit to Sir John Schuckburgh, petitioner's father, the baronetcy fee of 1,095l. We have no objection to the confirmation of said grant by privy seal so that petitioner may be effectually discharged thereof. Ibid, p. 96.
[Entry of the Treasury Lords' subscription of a] docquet of a demise to Thomas Dod, of the hundred of Wirral, with its appurtenances for the term of 31 years from Lady day last: at the rent of 51s. 8d. per an. Ibid.