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Report On the Records of the City of Exeter. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1916.

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Labourers, field, wages of. See Wages.

Lacy:
-, Edmund, Bishop of Exeter, bond from the Chapter of Exeter and, 285.
-,-, his dispute with the City, 285, 286.
-,-, seals of the Chapter and, 286.
-,-, bond of, 286.
-,-, indenture between the Mayor, &c., of Exeter and, 360.
-,-, and the Church of Exeter, Charter of, 372.
-, Mrs. E., letters of, 258.

Ladubed, Baialandus, grant by, 269.

Lake, Peter, Counsellor of Exeter, abusive language of, 308.

Lambartt, Thomas, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Lambe:
-, [Sir John], commission of, 116.
-, Mr., money paid to, 130.

Lambert, Thomas, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Lamplugh, Thomas, Bishop of Exeter, consecration of, 355.
-, mention of, 356.

Lancaster, Duchy of, liberty of the, 342.
-, Charter of the, 342.
-, statutory freedom of the tenants inhabitants within the, 349.

Landry, Thomas, grant by, 396.

Land's End, 89.

Lands for charitable uses, enquiry concerning, 12.

Land Tax, the, collection of, 236.
-, documents concerning, 25455.
-, Commissioners, 254, 255.
-,-, bill for rectifying mistakes in the names of, 234.
-,-, Acts of Parliament for appointing, 254.
-, Rates, copies of, 255, 379.
-,-, redeemed in the City of Exeter, 379.

Land Tenure, customs as to, documents relating to, 16265.

Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury, attestation by, 280.

Lange, Henry, book of deeds formerly belonging to, 268.

Language, bad, complaints of, 236.

Langworthie, George, bond of, 85.

Lant's Charity, accounts of, 425.

Lapp, William, of St. George, Exeter, will of, 416.

Larkbeare (Leverkebeare), Adam de, gift of land by, 264.

Larkbeare, payment for work at, 207.

La Rochelle, Relief of, letter concerning, 17880.

Las Navas, Marquis of, entertained at Exeter, 15.

Latimer, Hugh, Bishop of Worcester, his preaching in Exeter, 350.

Laud, William, Bishop of London, illness of, 191.

Launceston [Cornwall], priory of, purchase of lands lately belonging to, 20, 271, 291, 411.
-, Prior of, dispute with (1499), 286.

Lawdye, Sir Richard, gives 100l. for charitable uses, 334.

Lawnie, du, person of name of, vexations occasioned by, 193.

Lawyers, wealth of, 85.

Leach:
-, George, clothier, appointment of, 75.
-, Simon, contract with, 67.
-, Canon, lecturer at St. Peter's gifts to, 321, 322.
-, Mr., remembrances to, 112.

Leather, bonds of sellers of, 423.
-, searchers of, appointed within the City of Exeter, 316.
-, searchers and sealers of, 227.

Lechlade, Walter de, murder of, 267.

Lee, Richard, report of, 220.

Leeds [Yorks], how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.

Legge, Henry Bilson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, is upbraided, 251.
-, to receive the freedom of the City of Exeter, 251.

Leghorn, Exeter's commerce with, 231.

Leicester, bills brought into the Parliament held at, 351.
-, Corporation of, claims a share of Sir Thomas White's estate, 232.

Leigh:
-, Edward, attestation of, 220.
-, Humphrey, Chamberain of Exeter, solicitor to the Chamber, 104.
-,-, petitions to prosecute in the name of, 54.
-,-, letter of, 225.
-,-, brother of, 225.
-, William, letter of, 177.

Lemon, Sir William, receives the freedom of the City of Exeter, 251.

Lenne (?), Richard de, 359.

Lent, observance of, orders concerning, 8990, 318.

Lethbridge:
-, Christopher, bequests of, 162, 277.
-,-, purchase by, 255, 277.
-,-, charity of, papers concerning, 277, 378, 425.
-,-, accounts of, 379.
-, John, merchant, bequest of, 162.

Letters and Papers, seven volumes of, 376.

Levermore:
-, John, sometime Mayor of Exeter, 104.
-,-, letters of, 108.
-, John, asks Mrs. Flaye for a Bill of Exchange, 275.
-, Mr., instructions to, 80.
-, Mrs., suit between a person named Trosse and, 63.

Lewis (Lewys):
-, Geoffrey, merchant of Exeter, Mayor of Exeter and sometime Warden of the Magdalen, 210.
-,-, accounts of, &c., 263, 398.
-,-, his answer to complaints against him, 398.
-, John, Prior of St. Nicholas, 271, 396.
-, Matthew, to be appointed to the parish church of St. Edmund upon Exbridge, 210.
-, Richard, letter of, 255.

Ley:
-, Henry, Town Clerk of Exeter, letters to, 251, 253, 273.
-,-, vote of thanks to, 225.
-, James, Earl of Marlborough, Lord High Treasurer, orders to, 176, 180, 181.
-,-, order from, 11.

Liberties of England, Keepers of (1650), decree from, 206.

Lichfield, Chancellor of (1622), commission for, to be a Justice, 118.
-, citizens of, their suit to the Lord Keeper, 118.
-,-, their intention to petition the King, 118.

Lighterage and cranage, scale of payments for goods brought to Exeter Key, 336.

Lighthouse and other dues, receipts for, 237.

Lillapita (? Luppitt), Auger, Hugh son of, land given by, 264.

"Limedrye" [Devon], part of the Duchy of Lancaster, Letters Patent for the inhabitants of, 342.

Lindridge, Fra., signature of, 20.

Lindsey, Earl of. See Bertie.

Linen manufacture of Scotland, bill to encourage, 244.

Lippencott, Francis, an order concerning, 209.

Lisieux (Lexov.), Arnold, Bishop of, witness, 2.

Littleham (? Exmouth), manor of, composition concerning the respective rights of the Mayor and Commonalty of Exeter and the Abbot and Convent of Sherborne, 386.

Liveries, Statute of, pardon for offences against, 9.

Livermore, Mr., Bishop Hall's appeal on behalf of, 26.

Liverpool (Leverpole), traders from, 240.

Loan, forced, of 1627, commission for, 11.
-, alluded to, 85.

Loans, documents concerning, 8485.

Lodeswill, Henry de, ordinations of, 39697.

London, Stephen de, citizen of Exeter, grant to, 387.

London, 63, 66, 142, 191, 232.
-, letters from, 85.
-, letters and documents dated at, 1, 3, 20, 25, 29, 34, 41, 43, 49, 51, 52, 64, 65, 73, 75, 76, 77, 84, 86, 88, 90, 108, 110, 112, 114, 115, 117, 131, 132, 137, 166, 190, 218, 221, 228, 230, 231, 233, 244, 246, 248, 257.
-, custom of, 2, 163.
-, Exeter Charters sent to, and duly returned, 2, 334, 335.
-, note of expenses in, 25.
-, the prisage wine in, 33.
-, cited as example, 53.
-, Post from, to Plymouth, 64, 65, 66.
-, John Aclande busy in, 67.
-, rates and orders procured from, 87.
-, Chancellor of Exeter goes to, 118.
-, William Prows in, 129, 130.
-, J. Chappel comes to, 137.
-, note of ships not less than 100 tons burthen belonging to, 187.
-, prices of wines sold in, 194, 195.
-, petition and letters to be sent by express to, 212.
-, sick soldiers discharged to, 223.
-, alderman and Town Clerk of Exeter in, 225.
-, John Risebrow in, 233.
-, Court of Conscience in, mention of, 234.
-, duty paid by ship bound for, 237.
-, traders from, 240.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 242.
-, its method of presenting the freedom of the City, 251.
-, return on the Exeter enquiry sent to, 260.
-, rates for wools, &c. in, 288.
-, Gilda mercatoria cum Hansa in, mention of, 288.
-, connection of Exeter with, documents relating to, 288.
-, payment for journey to, 302.
-, pestilence in (1563), 310.
-, chimney sweep from, desired for Exeter, 328.
-, broadside printed at, 341.
-, liberties and suits in law between Exeter and, 346.
-, the great fire of, 357.
-, fire in London and suburbs (1676), 357.
-, expenses for conducting some Exeter affairs in, 362.
-, Mary proclaimed Queen in, 366.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, goods brought to Exeter from, 426.
-, City of, Charter of (1563), 345, 346.
-,-, (1578), 342.
-,-, , contemporary copy of, 404.
-,-, (1675), copy of, 433.
-,-, abstract of privileges contained in other Charters of, 342.
-, freemen of, 422, 423.
-, Mercers Company in, place two lecturers in Northumberland, 195.
-, merchants of, charter desired by, 89.
-,-, summoned to appear before the House of Lords, 138.
-, Bishop of. See Grindal; and Laud.
-, Chamberlains of (1566), messenger sent to, 52.
-, Mayor or Lord Mayor of (temp. Eliz.), printed order of, 69.
-,-, Peter Proby, letter of, 114.
-,-, (1629), letter to, 65.
-,-, Sir Rich. Gurney, kt., money to be paid to, 85.
-, Mayor and citizens of, guild held by, 288.
-, Mayor and Sheriffs of, their claim to have the custom and scavage of the inhabitants of Exeter, 342, 360, 403.
-, Recorder of (1622), 127.
-, Vintner of, authority of, 75.
-, Streets, buildings, &c., in:-
-,-, Admiralty, the, letter dated at, 250.
-,-, Aldersgate Street, 116.
-,-, Bell Yard, letter dated at, 250.
-,-, Blackwell Hall, stalls for foreigners in, 34.
-,-, copy for the rate of, 362.
-,-, Bread Street, 342.
-,-, Bruton Street, letter dated at, 252.
-,-, Chancery Lane, letter dated at, 188.
-,-, Charter House or Sutton's Hospital, King James' Hospital in, letter dated at, 97.
-,-, the Cocoa Tree, 250.
-,-, Exchange, 230.
-, Exchequer, the, Exeter ordered to pay its arrears of Poll money into, 212.
-, Exchequer Chamber, 53.
-,-, letter dated at, 86.
-, Guildhall, certificate dated at, 328.
-,-, standard measure kept in, 194.
-,-, money to be paid to the Treasurers of War at, 211.
-, Hawkers' Office, letter dated at, 70.
-, Heralds' College, duplicate of Hooker's "Order of keeping of a Parliament" in, 377.
-, Inner Temple, letter dated at, 50.
-, King's Bench, 419.
-, King's Head, 91, 92.
-,-, in the Old Bailey, papers printed at, 211.
-, Leaden Hall, the King's beam in, 288.
-, Lincoln's Inn, letter dated at, 132.
-, Lincoln's Inn Fields, letter dated at, 251.
-, Lyons Inn, 234.
-, Mark Lane, 74.
-, Marshalsea Prison, relief of the poor prisoners in, 68.
-, Merchant Taylor's Hall, 232.
-, Pall Mall, letter dated at, 254.
-, Queen's Bench Prison, relief of the poor prisoners in, 68.
-, Russell Court, the Sun in, 233.
-, Savoy, the, letter dated at, 49.
-, Somerset House, the Court at, letter dated at, 63.
-, Star Chamber, documents dated at, 89, 194.
-, St. Giles Fields, Sir John Oldcastle burned in, 352.
-, St. James's documents dated at, 237, 238.
-, St. Martin's Lane, Sir George Calvert's house in, 125.
-, St. Paul's Cathedral, collection for the restoration of (1633), 12, 432.
-, St. Paul's Churchyard, proclamation printed at, 43.
-, Strand, Exeter House, letter dated at, 75.
-,-, Newcastle Street, letter dated at, 234.
-, Taxes, Office for, letters dated at, 254, 258.
-, Tower of, 363.
-,-, charter dated at, 341.
-,-, traitors and rebels in, 367.
-, Tower Hill, letter dated at, 103.
-, Trinity House, 237.
-, Trinity Priory, part of the fee farm of Exeter paid to, 4.
-, Wallingford House, letter dated at, 78.
-, War Office, letters dated at, 249, 250, 257.
-, Westminster, letters and documents dated at, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 24, 27, 41, 82, 83, 97, 113, 138, 166, 364.
-,-, Council at, 8.
-,-, the Burgesses for Exeter to return from, 22.
-,-, Parliament at, 50, 189, 227, 352.
-,-, Queen Anne buried at, 233.
-,-, the Staple at, 288.
-,-, statute in the Parliament (1504) at, 288.
-,-, Domesday Book in the Exchequer at, 344.
-,-, Henry VI crowned at, 359.
-,-, records remaining at, 391.
-,-, the Courts at, 406.
-,-, the Palace, letters dated at, 17, 22, 24, 86.
-, Whitehall, letters and documents dated at, 17, 40, 41, 65, 66, 68, 73, 74, 75, 78, 79, 80, 88, 89, 105, 106, 110, 114, 135, 139, 175, 178, 181, 182, 183, 190, 193, 194, 195, 206, 211, 215, 219, 221, 237, 246.
-,-, Council Chamber at, debate in, 108.
-,-, James I at, 109, 114, 131.
-,-, James I to return to, 128.
-,-, Privy Council at, 140, 370.
-,-, Charles I and his Queen coming to, 191.
-, Worcester House, letter dated at, 82.

Londoner, a, partly maintains a lecturer in the diocese of Carlisle, 195.

Londoners, the, 51, 52, 108.

Long v. Savage, 419.

Longsands, vessels from, 375.

Lords, House of, allusion to examination of the Lord Treasurer's conduct in, 114.
-, proposed petition to, 121.
-, merchants of London and Bristol summoned to appear before, 138.
-, bill to be presented to, 166.
-, copy of petition to, 433.

Lords Justices, the (1714), give the Royal Assent to certain bills, 234.
-, thank both Houses of Parliament in the King's name, 234.
-, (1745), proclamation of, 246.

Lorne, Louise, Marchioness of (1873), signature of, 238.

Losquyt, Thomas, appointed chaplain to the chantry of the B.V. Mary upon Exbridge, 210.

"Lothebrotus," name of a "paynym Kyng" in Denmark, 398.

Lottery for raising money for the Crown, 234.

Love for Love, play called, 173.

Lowbridge, Richard, contract by, 285.
-, grant to, 285.

Low Countries, war of (temp. Eliz.) Englishman serving in, 66.
-, messengers from (1621), bring propositions to the King, 111.
-, Abraham Rutter's expected return from, 133.
-, United Provinces of. See United Provinces.

Lowther, James Baron, letter of, 253.
-, receives the freedom of the City of Exeter, 253.

Loxton, Henry, of Wells, musician, 200.

Luke, Mr., chaplain to the Mayor of Exeter (1537), 45.

Lundy (Lundi), Isle of, 280.

Lutter, battle of (1626), 11n.

Lyall, Alexander, left to attend the sick soldiers, 222.

Lyford, John, Collector of Excise, Exeter collection, receipt from, 79.

Lyfthelehale (Listehele, &c.), in Molland Botreaux near South Molton, land in, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, 270.

Lyme or Lyme Regis [Dorset], 88, 95, 96.
-, letter dated at, 39.
-, refuses to join the new Company of Merchants, 41n.
-, benevolence of, 196.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.

Lymesy, Lord Roger de, Canon of Exeter, house of, 400.

Lympstone [Devon], letters dated at, 101.
-, included in the Port of Exeter, 29.
-, (Lympton), vessels from, 375.

Lympynd, John, Receiver of Exeter, 361.

Lynn, John, sergeant, 83.

Lynn or Lynn Regis, Norfolk, 238.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, Corporation of, v. Corporation of London, 422.

Lynne, John, M.P. for Exeter, 184.
-, elected Mayor of Exeter and resolution of the House of Commons concerning, 188.
-, not paid his Parliamentary wage, 189.

Lyttleton [Charles], Dean of Exeter, proposal submitted by, 199.

Lywer, William, of Topsham, 19.

M

Mackay, Major-General [Hugh], regiment of, 221.

Maddison, Lieut.-Col., information received from, 257.

Mainwaring v. Courtnay, 419.

Mainwaring, Mr., information supplied by, 122.

Mallett:
-, Edward, Chamberlain of Exeter, his discharge from the office, 104.
-, Mr., mention of, 43.

Mamhead [Devon], letter dated at, 253.

Manchester, dispatch sent to, 239.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.

Mandeville, Viscount. See Montagu.

Mannering, Dr., submission of, 188.

Mansfeldt, Count Ernest von, rumoured overthrow of, in the Lower Palatinate, 113.

Manwoode, Sir Roger, knight, Lord Treasurer (sic), Baron of the Exchequer, commission addressed to, 309.
-, matter referred to, 30.

Maps, a large volume of, belonging to the Chamber of Exeter, 376.
-, Index or Reference Book to, 376.

Maps and Plots, documents concerning, 1045.

Marche, James, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Marde, Mr., money paid to, 363.

Margarita, Island of, granted to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, 203.

Mariansleigh (Marleghe), near South Molton [Devon], rectory of, to be taken over by the Chamberlain of Exeter, 210.
-, rectory and tithes of, given to found Davie's Almshouse, 274.
-, Chamber of Exeter as patrons of, 274.

Mariscis, William de, 280.

Marlborough (Marleburge), Earl of. See Ley.

Marley [Devon], note of the names of the parishioners of, and the rate paid for their tithes, 324.

Marque, letters of, order concerning, 235.

Marten, Master, arms of, 45.

Martial Law in his Majesty's Army, commission for the execution of, temp. Car. I, 395.

Martin (Martyn):
-, John, Chamberlain and Town Clerk of Exeter, receipt by the hand of, 68.
-,-, communications from, 70, 102.
-,-, letter of, 103.
-,-, death of, 114, 138.
-,-, letter to, 132.
-,-, sent to Perriman, 141.
-, John, letter to, 217.
-, Nicholas, Justice, examination before, 57.
-,-, order to be referred to, 64.
-, Richard, letters of, 79, 99.
-,-, gives bill to his brother, 99.
-,-, case delivered to, 102.
-,-, to go to Sir Robert Denys, 317.
-,-, receipt by the hand of, 323.
-, Thomas, petition of, 41n.
-, Thomas, Capt. of the band of the East Ward, 83.
-, Thomas, M.P. for Exeter, favour solicited for, 90.
-, Thomas, of Exeter, will of, 415.
-, William, agreement with, 30, 31.
-,-, request to, 93.
-,-, money to be paid to, 312, 317.
-,-, receives a gift of a copy of Hooker's pamphlet, 375.
-, William, Recorder of Exeter, letters to, 47, 83.
-,-, grant of the office to, 55.
-,-, examination taken before, 62.
-,-, information to, 70.
-,-, signature of, 79, 402.
-,-, information to be given to, 85.
-,-, Deputy Lieutenant for Exeter, 85.
-,-, notification to, 102.
-,-, money received by, 322.
-,-, to be bearer of information to the Bishop, 322.
-, William, Sheriff of Exeter, order from the Lords of the Council to, 311.
-,-, receipt to, 311.
-, Mr., to confer with Mr. Norden about the property in Northernhay, 197.

Martin v. Tickell, 102, 419.

Martyn v. Worth, 418.

Mary, Queen, letters of, 15, 366.
-, requires ships from Exeter, 36.
-, proclaimed Queen, 362, 366.
-, marries Philip of Spain at Winchester, 362.
-, death of, 307.
-, and Philip, mention of letters of, 37.
-,-, Council of, 362.
-,-, suit referred to, 363.

Mary, Princess, daughter of Henry VII, treaty for her marriage (1507), 14.

Mason:
-, John, signature of, 366.
-, John, Clerk of the Parliament, writ to, 5.

Masons, wages of. See Wages.

Masters of Defence, copy of Letters Patent for, 35.

Matford (Mathford), in Alphington, land in, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, 270.

Mathewe, Robert, will of, 414.

Matthieu, person of name of, vexations occasioned by, 193.

Maud, Queen of Henry I, grant by, 288.
-, confirmation of grant, 428.
-, secures the King's favour for the City of Exeter, 391.
-, the people of Exeter keep a yearly obit for, 391.
-, the obit of, 305.

Maudit (Mawditte, &c.):
-, Isaac, Alderman of Exeter, 19.
-, Isaac, the elder, 44.
-, Mr., bearer of a letter, 217.

Maunder, John, sleamaker, enquiry into the death of, 6062.
-, wife of, 61.

Mawe, Leonard, Bishop of Bath and Wells, death of, 191.

Mawrey, Alexander, will of, 415.

Maxwell, Robert, letter of, 105.

May or Moy, Thomas, signature of, 20.

Maynard, Sir John, baronet, Commissioners appointed by, 333.

Maynwaringe or Maniaring, Christopher, order forwarded by, 84.

McKayard, Donald, Prince of Dece [? Decies, co. Waterford, or Deece, co. Meath], letter of protection from, 286.

Meade, Thomas, of St. David's, Exeter, will of, 415.

Meaux, France, besieged, 352.

Mediterranean, trade of the, 242.

Medland, the cutler, money to be paid to, 313.

Melcombe Regis [Dorset], Charter of, 344.
-, description of the seal attached to, 344.

Meller, Richard, document forwarded by, 83.

Melville, David, Earl of Leven (Leivan, Levaines), regiment of, 221, 223, 224.

Memoranda Rolls of the Exchequer, 4034.

Mercer, Edward le, payment by, 386.

Mere [? Devon], grant dated at, 2.

Meylclonde, William, and Aumeye his wife, grant to, 389.

Michell, Tristram, signature of, 172.

Middlesex, Earl of. See Cranfield.

Middlethirds, Barony of, in the county of Tipperary, in the province of Munster, the Chamber's lands in, 329, 423.

Middleton [Westmoreland], letter dated at, 83.

Middleton (Myddleton), Sir Thomas, his match broken off, 117.

Midwinter, John, alderman of Exeter, afterwards Mayor of Exeter, q.v.
-, appointed Commissioner for Exeter (1552), 260.
-, monastic property purchased and sold by, 291.

Militia for Exeter, Commissioners of, letter to, 215.

Militia Acts, the, document concerning, 215.

Militia Act Papers (1855), 425.

Miller, Richard, glover, lease to, 290.

Mills. See under Exeter.

Miscellaneous Papers, 42327.

Modbury [Devon], letter dated at, 209.
-, a sick soldier from, 224.

"Modus Tenendi Parliamentum," 353.

Modyford, John, named for deputy lieutenancy, 133.

Moggridge, Mr., gift of, 276.

Mogrige:
-, Richard, of Exeter, two copies of will of, 414.
-, Thomas, widow of, acquittance with, 97.

Mohams Ottery, Mohuns Oterie, &c., letters dated at, 24.

Mohun, John, Baron Mohun of Okehampton, letter of, 190.

Mol, William le, glover, 165.
-, tenement recovered from, 406.

Monck (Monk):
-, Christopher, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, elected High Steward of Exeter, 78.
-,-, made freeman of Exeter, 371.
-,-, commission of lieutenancy to, 432.
-, George, 1st Duke of Albemarle, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, commission to, 13.
-,-, elected High Steward of Exeter, 78.
-,-, letter of, 211.
-,-, letter presented to, 218.
-,-, interview with, 218.
-, Sir Thomas, father of General Monck, letter of, 162.
-,-, and his wife v. Sir Nicholas Smith, 162, 163.

Money, base and current, proclamation concerning, 314.

Money clippers, commission for the, 132.

Monk Okehampton [Devon], 93.

Montague, Montagu:
-, Henry, Viscount Mandeville, Lord President of the Council, 108, 118.
-,-, his friendly disposition towards Exeter, 116.
-,-, a follower of, 125.
-,-, letter of, 134.
-,-, signature of, 140.
-,-, present at a meeting of the Privy Council, 145.
-, James, Bishop of Bath and Wells, 96.
-, John, Earl of Sandwich, signature of, 238.
-, John, writ to, 8.
-, Thomas, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.

Montgomery, Earl of. See Herbert.

Monuments, defacing of ancient, in churches, proclamation against, 314.

Moore:
-, Francis, clerk, recommendation and election of, to the Bodley Lecturership, 98, 99.
-,-, Bodley Lecturer, payment to, 276.
-,-, to have power to set and let the tithes of Hennock, 276.
-,-, to have power to dispose of the Rectory of Hennock, 277.
-, John, plumber, of Exeter, contract by, 285.
-, John, and his wife, request to grant an almshouse to, 73.
-, Nicholas, will of, 415.
-, Samuel, conveyance to, 230.
-, William, Bishop Cotton's Bailiff, 47.
-, Alderman, refuses to pay an account, 253.

Morbgan [? Morbihan], vessels from, 375.

Morchard Bishop near Crediton [Devon], suspected Papists in, 110.
-, the gavel of, 263.

More:
-, James, servant of the Earl of Bedford, 39.
-, John, arbitration of, 48.
-, John, to build an almshouse, 305.

Moreton [Devon], petition from, 244.

Morlaix (Morlis, Morlaise), barks of, 192.
-, vessels from, 375.

Morrell, Hugh, merchant, of Exeter, complaint of, 72.

Morris:
-, Peter, carrier, letter sent by, 197.
-, Mr., servant of Lord Howard of Effingham, 38.

Mortimer (Morttymour):
-, John, drummer, 83.
-, Mary, instructions for making the will of, 416.

Moulis, Richard, accounts drawn up by, 398.

Moungwell, John, of Exeter, will of, 162.

Mountgomery, John de, Admiral of the West, to raise ships for the King's expedition to Calais, 8.

Mount Radford [Devon], engagement fought at, 207.

MSS., fragments of old, destroyed in the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, and Elizabeth, 404.

Mugge, John, reversionary lease granted to, 291.
-, Joan wife of, 291.

Mungwell, William, of St. Mary Major, will of, 415.

Munst, Friar Robert, of Thelesford Priory, Vicar-General of the Trinitarians, letters of fraternity issued by, 287.

Muster, general, taken, 85.

Mustian, Mr., apothecary, account of, 223.

Mylbroke, vessels from, 375.

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Nash, Thomas, loan to, 332.

Nassau, Graf van, regiment of, 221.

Navy, the, balinger made by the citizens of Exeter for, 4.
-, Commissioners for, 191.
-, assessment for paying off and discharging of, 211.
-, Commissioners appointed for discharging of, 211.

Neald, William, named as suitable for the town clerkship of Exeter, 138.

Neil, Vulialm, letter of protection to, 286.

Nethway, letter dated at, 88.

Nevis (Neviss), island of, trade with, imperilled, 242.

Newark [Notts], death of King John at, 350.

Newcastle, note of the ships of not less than 100 tons burthen belonging to, 187.
-, Corporation of, 230.
-, Court of Conscience in, 234.

Newcombe:
-, John, receipt to, 248.
-, Robert, appointment of, 249.

Newcome, William, Bailiff of Exeter, mention of, 340.

New England, documents relating to the plantation of, 16671.
-, allusion to Royal Charter for the planting of a colony in, 169.
-, proposed fishing on the coasts of, 170.

Newenham [Devon], abbey of, sale of the monastic property of, 20.
-, lands &c. lately belonging to, 271, 291.
-, purchase by the City of the monastic possessions of, 411.

Newfoundland, rates for salt for, 318.
-, fish, 422.

Newington, Surrey, certificate of a death at, 66.

Newmarket [Cambs.], James I at, 111, 112.

Newnam, John, letter of, 202.

Newnam Bridge, [Worcestershire], taken, 36.

Newton, Richard, obit of, 270.

Newton Abbot [Devon], lands, tenements, &c., in, left to the Chamber of Exeter, 277.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.

Newton Bushell [Devon], the almshouse of, 307.

Newton Popilford [Devon], 396.

Newtun, John, makes the Great Conduit of Exeter, 285.

Nicholles, Ferdinand, clerk, Bodley Lecturer, 99.

Nix, Farmer, and his wife, 258.

Non-Jurors, documents concerning (155981), 39.

Norbrooke, John, papers relating to a dispute between the City of Exeter and, 393.

Norcott, Mr., Commissioner to the County of Devon and County and City of Exeter, 212.

Norden, John, conference between Mr. Recorder and, 123.
-, his business as Surveyor for Prince Charles, 124.
-, his business concerning property in Northernhay, 196, 197.

Normandy, death of Henry V in, 359.

Norryce or Norres, Henry, property surrendered to, 291.

North:
-, Abraham, one of the Constables of Exeter, deposition by, 225.
-, Sir Edward, signature of, 366.
-, Frederick, Lord North, Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer, presented to the freedom of the City, 252.
-,-, acquires the Wynard property, 279.
-,-, his marriage with Ann Speke, 279.
-,-, sells the Wynard property, 279.
-, W. [? Sir Edward], signature of, 25.

Northam [Devon], letter dated at, 177.
-, forms part of the Port or Haven of Exeter, 29.

Northampton, Earl of. See Howard.

Northampton, statutes of, to be enforced, 8, 429.
-, a borough town not a county, 116.
-, discontent of the burgesses of, 116.
-, Corporation of, claims a share of Sir Thomas White's estate, 232.

Northcot:
-, Jo., signature of, 27.
-, John, of Yewton near Crediton, letter of, 173.

Northcote:
-, Sir Henry, M.P. for Exeter, in London, 243.
-,-, uses his influence to forward the petitions from Devonshire, 244.
-,-, instructions sent to, 245.
-,-, letters of, 245, 246.
-, Mr., about to retire from office, 84.

Northl , Rober, 105.

Northleigh, Henry, attestation of, 220.

Northumberland:
-, Duke of. See Dudley.
-, Earl of. See Percy.

Northumberland, two lecturers placed in, by the Company of Mercers in London, 195.

Norwich, Court of Conscience in, 234.
-, dispatch sent to, 239.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.
-, Mayor and Aldermen of (1713), instructions given by, 233.

Not, William, grant by, 396.

Nottingham, Earl of. See Howard.

Nottingham, Corporation of, claims a share of Sir Thomas White's estate, 232.

Noye, William, services of, retained, 119.
-, to go to Mr. Attorney, 121.
-, Prows mentions a conference with, 124.
-, fees to, 130.
-, Breviat for Exeter school for, 158.
-, as Attorney-General, allusion to commission between the Mayor, &c., of Exeter and, 105.

Nymet:
-, John, will of, 282.
-, John, of Exeter, licence to, 286.

O

Oakhampton [Devon], petition to be sent from, 244.
-, member for (1739), 244.
-, Barony of, Lord Hugh de Courtenay usurps certain rights as part of his, 389.

Oaths and Test to be administered, 235.

Oldcastle, Sir John, Lord Cobham, condemned and executed for treason and heresy, 352.

Oldham (Olden, &c.), Hugh, Bishop of Exeter, bond of agreemeent, 48.
-, agreement of, 48.
-, licence given by, 152.
-, injunction of, 154.
-, his injunction out of date, 155.

Olivean, Stephen, benefactor to the poor of Exeter, 356.

Oliver:
-, Dr. George, compiles the old Calendar of the Archives of Exeter, 377, 378.
-,-, note by, 377.
-, Mr., produces the purchase deeds of the Barton of Exweeke, 338.

Opinions, bundle of cases for, 421.

Orange, Frederic Henry Prince of (the Flemand), success of, 192.
-, quarter given by, 192.

Orenge, John, grant to, 287.

Oreny, John, arbitration of, 48.

Orforde (or Forde), William, letters of, 93, 97.
-, resigns the Bodley lecturership, 97.
-, ? Orinoco (Arinocth), River, 203.

Ormond, Duke of. See Butler.

Osbern, Bishop of Exeter, confirmation of a grant by, 269.
-, attestation by, 280.

Osborne, Mr., the owner of the Irish lands formerly belonging to the Chamber of Exeter, 335.

O'Sullivan, Dermitius, letter of protection from, 286.

Ottery [Devon], petition from, 244.
-, bread riot at, 255.
-, paper to be published in the market place, 255.

Ottery St. Mary, order to the High Constable, &c., of, concerning Popish Recusants, 10n.
-, Henry VI at, 359.

Oxford, Earl of. See Walpole.

Oxford, commission dated at, 13.
-, the Court at, letter dated from, 209.
-, Parliament at, 13.
-, adjourned meeting of Parliament at, 189.
-, Exeter College in, letters dated at, 97, 98, 99, 102.
-,-, documents concerning, 99102.
-,-, members of, letter of, 100.
-,-, most of the Exeter men repair to, 152.
-,-, Dean of (1734), certificate of, 102.
-,-, Rector of (1631), testimonial from, 159.
-,-, sub-rector of (1734), certificate of, 102.

Oxton [Devon], manor of, 432.

Oxton or Okestun, Geoffrey de, gift of rent charge by, 265.

P

Packer, Mr., maintains a lecturer in the diocese of Carlisle, 195.

Padeslo, Walter de, will of, 358.

Padstowe [Cornwall], Charter of the Town of, 433.

Page, W., signature of, 42.

Pagett, William, signature of, 25.

Paice, Nathaniel, note of interest sent by, 248.

Palatinate, the, money contributed for the defence of, 106.
-, money paid for the recovery of, 111, 112.
-, Spanish army in, 112.

Palk, Sir Robert, formerly Governor of Madras, receives the freedom of Exeter, 252.

Palmer:
-, John, gift of, 411.
-, one, a shuttlemaker, 60.

Papers, unsorted, 18th and 19th Cent. (Rolls, Oath Rolls, &c.), 428.

Papists, their hopes concerning the Spanish match, 112.
-, laws against, to be put in execution, 246, 247.

Pare, John, the ringer of the Curfew at Exeter, petition of, 217.

Parett, John, wife of, 352.

Paris, Henry VI crowned King of France at, 359.

Parke, Mr. Edmond, mention of, 85.

Parker:
-, Mrs. Elizabeth, 243.
-, John, of Luppit, wicked conduct of, 24.
-, Matthew, Archbishop of Canterbury, letter of, 49.
-, Robert, letter of, 238.
-, Thomas, of Westminster, Mary widow of, licence to, 293.

Parliament, grants subsidy for the French war (1523), 9.
-, subsidies granted in, 10.
-, remembrances for (1553), 3234.
-, John Prowse attends to the City's instructions in, 41.
-, allusion to a communication from James I to, 106.
-, third, of James I, to assemble, 109.
-, account of doings in, 11114.
-, the case of the Exeter school to be brought before, 137.
-, documents concerning the payment of members of, 18889.
-, scouts sent in the service of, 208.
-, messenger sent to Exeter by, 208.
-, allusion to an ordinance of (1647), 209.
-, Commissioners for discharging the Navy appointed by, 211.
-, ordinances of, for the quartering of soldiers, 212.
-, loyalty to the cause of, an essential qualification for an officer in the Militia, 215.
-, proposed petition from Exeter to (1739), 243.
-, Annual, ineffectualness of, 245.
-, Triennial, necessity of a law for restoring, 245.
-, proposed application to, for a Bill for Exeter streets, 248.
-, petition from Exeter sent to the King and, 324.
-, prosecution of an order of the, 325.
-, the Chamber looks for money or other satisfaction from, 328.
-, the order of keeping of a, by John Hooker, 377.
-, a Journal of the Parliament of 1571, by John Hooker, 377.
-, Acts of:
-,-, For determining the limits of the county of the City of Exeter (1549), 5, 347, 372, 374, 430.
-,-, Concerning the attainder, &c., of the Duke of Somerset, exemplification of, 6.
-,-, For the confirmation of the Charter for Orphans and other liberties of Exeter (1563), 6, 347, 374.
-,-, For the repair of Calabeer Wear, exemplification of, 7, 431.
-,-, For granting a subsidy (1523), 14.
-,-, For raising money to make the Exe navigable, hope to procure, 31, 32.
-,-, For establishing divine service, 39.
-,-, Concerning weights and measures (1429), copy of, 78.
-,-, For confirming the privileges of the schoolmaster of Exeter, desire to obtain, 155.
-,-, To prevent Players of Interludes, 173.
-,-, For Poll money, 211.
-,-, For raising Assessment money, 212.
-,-, Additional, for the better ordering of the forces, 217.
-,-, For the Corporation of the Poor, 225.
-,-, The Scots Act, suggested petition to desire a change in, 244.
-,-, For paving the streets of Exeter (1467), 248, 341, 368.
-,-, For amending roads and widening Exbridge (1773), 249, 419.
-,-, For Recruiting the Land Forces, a defect in, 249. a new, 250. Commissioners for, 250.
-,-, Land Tax Act (1765), 254.
-,-, For repealing duties upon windows and lights, 258.
-,-, For promoting the Gospel, 331.
-,-, Disgavelling Act of the City of Exeter, 341, 394.
-,-, For bounding St. Sidwell's Fee (1437), 346, 402.
-,-, For confirmation of Exeter Charters (1563), 372.
-,-, Of the Queen's pardon (1571), 377.
-,-, For Rodney in Somersetshire, 377.
-,-, For Recruiting his Majesty's Forces (1743), 419.
-,-, Paving and Lighting Act for Plymouth, 419.
-,-, Insolvent Debtors' Act, 419.
-,-, For the Workhouse, Exeter, 420.
-,-, Paving Act, Papers relating to, 420.
-,-, Port Dues Act, 421.
-,-, Defence Act, 426.
-,-, Relating to the possessions of the Duke of Somerset, 430.
-,-, Act of Resumption, old copies of, 430.
-, Bills in:
-,-, For prentices and servants (1563), 51.
-,-, For the uniting of churches in Exeter (1563), 51.
-,-, For orphans (Exeter), (1563), 51.
-,-, Bills passed, mention of, 52.
-,-, For the true making of serges (1624), 166.
-,-, For perpetuanes (1624), 166.
-,-, Relating to the Poor Rates (Exeter), (1748), 225.
-,-, For putting the Land Tax in execution (1714), 234.
-,-, Scots Bill put off (1739), 244.
-,-, To allow the drawback on soap, ashes, starch, &c., 244.
-,-, To encourage the linen manufacture of Scotland, 244.
-,-, Wool Bill, 244.
-,-, For Exeter preferred (1610), 321.
-,-, For transferring temporal lands from the Church to the King (1413), 351.
-,-, For Henry V to claim the Crown of France, 351, 352.
-,-, "For bringing foreign wares prohibited" (1571), 377.
-,-, For the trial of felons in Wales (1571), 377.
-,-, For vagabonds overthrown by the Lords (1571), 377.

Parliamentary Candidates, letters relating to, 230232.

Parliamentary Registration, 425.

"Parliaments of England, the forms and manner of the," 353.

Parr:
-, John, Chamberlain of Exeter, estate made over to, 88.
-, Mr., grant of the next avoidance of the vicarage of Hennock to, 277.

Parret, John, of Lyme Regis, will of, 414.

Parry, Henry, joint letter of, 39.

Pasemore (Passemore):
-, Mr. Holmes [? Thomas], permitted to teach, 154.
-, John, an insolvent debtor, 420.
-, Thomas, schoolmaster, licence granted to, 158.

Patrike, George, servant to George Scarell, deposition by, 57.

Paule:
-, Katherine, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, Thomas, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Paulet, William, Marquis of Winchester, Lord Treasurer, request of, 28.
-, letters of, 35, 36, 42.
-, letter to, 37.
-, matter heard at the house of, 53.
-, signature of, 364, 366.
-, secretary of, money paid to, 362.

Payne:
-, George, tobacco-cutter, lease to, 195.
-, Richard, brewer, 104.

Pearse:
-, James, Sheriff, entreated to make a loan to the Chamber of Exeter, 327.
-, John, sometime Bailiff of Exeter, letter to, 11.

Peckam, Mr., money paid to clerks of, 363.

Peeter, Alice, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Peeterson. See Peterson.

Pelham, George, Bishop of Exeter, letter of, 48.

Pembroke, Earl of. See Herbert.

Pembroke and Montgomery, Earl of. See Herbert.

Pembroke and Montgomery, Province of, 203.

Pendarves, Sir William, M.P. for St. Ives, Cornwall, letter addressed to, 233.

Pendennis, letter dated at, 212.

Penmarcke, vessels from, 375.

Penny:
-, William, security of, 332.
-, Mr., his statement concerning Perryman's school, 156.

Percy:

Henry, Earl of Northumberland, signature of, 73.
-, Thomas, Prior of Holy Trinity, Aldgate, London, acknowledgment by, 288.

Pergam, Jo., signature of, 26.

Perpetuanes, buyers and sellers of, petition of, 50.
-, Bill of, twice read in Parliament, 166.

Perrot, T. [? Sir John], Lord of the Council, signature of, 63.

Perry, William, licence granted to, 171.

Perryman, Perriman:
-, William, schoolmaster of the High School in Exeter, his petition to the Lords of the Council, 134.
-,-, his petition to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 135.
-,-, his second petition to the Lords of the Council, 135.
-,-, summoned to appear before Lord Russell, 135, 141.
-,-, his complaints against the Exeter magistrates, 135, 136, 147.
-,-, his exemption from taxes for subsidies, &c., 135, 136, 139, 141, 147.
-,-, his case heard before the Bishop of Exeter, 136, 137.
-,-, the size and value of his school, 137.
-,-, his two examinations before Lord Russell, 139.
-,-, answer to the complaints of, 140, 142.
-,-, obtained his school through Archdeacon Hellier, 141.
-,-, receives a large sum towards rebuilding his school, 141, 142.
-,-, the Bishop's account of the controversy, 142144.
-,-, opinion concerning his ability as schoolmaster, 143, 144.
-,-, complaints against, by parents of his scholars, 145.
-,-, order from the Privy Council concerning, 145, 148.
-,-, admonished by the Privy Council, 146.
-,-, another petition to the Privy Council, 147.
-,-, forced by the magistrates to pay the assesses, 147.
-,-, restitution to be made to, 148.
-,-, has farmed out his school, 149, 156, 158.
-,-, his extortionate charges for schooling, 150, 151, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157.
-,-, possesses no University degree, 152.
-,-, his receipts for rebuilding his school thought to exceed his disbursements, 152, 156.
-,-, notes taken about petition and order, 15657.
-,-, only assessed for the poor, 156.
-,-, has remitted his pension from the Dean and Chapter, 157.
-,-, his improved position, 157.
-,-, the large number of his scholars, 157.
-,-, document concerning his controversy with the mayor and magistrates of Exeter, 158.
-,-, his allegations denied, 159.
-,-, testimonial from the Rector of Exeter College, 159.
-, George [? William], complaints of, 135.
-,-, petition of, 139.

Peryam (Periam):
-, John, bond of, 40.
-,-, restricts his charity, 41.
-,-, money received by the hands of, 55.
-,-, Deputy Lieutenant for Exeter, 85.
-,-, letters to, 92, 93.
-,-, letters of, 93.
-,-, his liberality towards Exeter College, 100, 102.
-,-, gift by indenture of, 277.
-,-, begs he may not again be elected Mayor, 277, 278.
-,-, lived sometime in London, 278.
-,-, his portrait in the Mayor's Parlour, 278.
-,-, to go to Sir Robert Denys, 317.
-,-, gives 1,000l. for charitable uses, 334.
-,-, documents concerning his Charity, 27778.
-,-, rolls of Account of his Charity, 412.
-, John, property purchased and sold by, 291.
-,-, sometime Mayor, suit by, 342.
-, William, refuses to restore church goods, 262.
-, William, Justice of the Common Pleas, commission addressed to, 309.

Peter (Petre):
-, John, signature of, 372.
-,-, customer of Exeter, sale of Hayes to, 23.
-, John, of Topsham, nephew of John, inherits the prebend of Hayes, 23.
-, William, of Whipton House, enquiry into the death of, 62.
-, Sir William, Secretary of State, signature of, 364.
-,-, clerk of, money paid to, 363.
-, Sir William, v. Exeter, 419.
-, William, gift of Hayes to, 23.

Peterson, Peeterson, William, Dean of Exeter, signature of, 144.
-, Mr. Snow and others appointed by the Chamber to treat with, 332.
-, and the Chapter, make agreement with the Chamber, 333.

Petition of Right, copy of, with a few alterations, 184.

Petty, William, Earl of Shelburne, letter to, 258.

Peynter, Antony, payments to, 399.

Peytevyn, Thomas, yeoman, mention of, 87.

Peyton, Col. Sir Robert, regiment under the command of, 221, 223.

Philip, Prince of Spain, expected arrival of, 35.
-, lands at Southampton, 362.
-, married to Queen Mary at Winchester, 362.
-, "his M.," attempts to gain goodwill of, 363.

Philipps:
-, Edward, Speaker of the House of Commons, gift from the Burgesses of Exeter to, 321.
-, Mr., money paid to, 130.

Picot, Henry, gift of tenement by, 264.

Piedmont, Prince of [? Emmanuel Philibert, Count of Piedmont], letter concerning, 34.

Pierce, Adam, solicitor, bill of, for charges in conducting the City's legal business (17611799), 380.

Piggott, Arthur Leary, Solicitor to the Prince of Wales, to be presented with the freedom of the City of Exeter, 225.

Pilots, regulations for the duties of, over the bar of the Port of Exeter, 337.

Pilton (Pyllton), Devon, sale of priory property, 20, 291.

Pipe Rolls, extracts from, 404.
-, (temp. John), 428.
-, (temp. Hen. III), 428.

Pirates and Piracy, letters concerning, 14, 15.
-, documents concerning, 8889.
-, commission for suppressing, 192, 431.

Pitt, William, Secretary of State, signature of, 237.
-, to receive the freedom of Exeter, 250, 251.

Place Bill, desire for an effectual, 245.

Players, Companies of, documents relating to, 17173.

Players and shows, regulations for, in the City and Country of Exeter, 321.

Pleas of the Crown, certified extract from, 4.
-, exemplification of, 429.

Plot, alleged (1609), document concerning, 79.

Plymouth [Devon], 88, 223, 312, 370.
-, Duke of Buckingham returns to, 18.
-, the Prince of Piedmont to sail from, 34.
-, Philip's expected arrival at, 35.
-, the Sea Horse Inn at, 63.
-, the Post from London to, 64, 65, 66.
-, search for aliens in, 115.
-, two public free grammar schools in, 154, 158.
-, payment of Exeter soldiers in, 174.
-, payment of the garrison of the port of, 175.
-, distress and sickness in, 176.
-, billeting of soldiers at, 180, 181, 182.
-, heavily burdened by the billeting of soldiers, 182.
-, soldiers to assemble at, 183.
-, Commissioners for billeting soldiers at, letters to, 180, 181, 182, 183.
-, no answer from, 244.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.
-, Exeter ships at, 313.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, grain bought at, 381.
-, Paving and Lighting Act for, 419.
-, letters dated at, 115, 190.
-, Mayor of (1588), letter to, 316.
-,-, John Martyn, letter of, 115.
-,-, Thomas Sherwill, letter of, 176.
-,-, Nicholas Sherwill, letter of, 190.
-,-, letter to, 190.
-,-, (1629), letter to, 65.

Plympton [Devon], letter dated at, 27.
-, Collegiate Church of, grants to the Canons of, 272.
-, Manor of, confirmation of deed of purchase of, 6.
-, Priory of, sale of property of, 20, 27172, 291, 411.
-, Prior of, his property in Exeter, 271.
-, John, Prior of, v. John Hull, 392.
-, Robert, Prior of, v. John Bloyon, 392.

Poke, Robert, of Thorverton, contract with for building Eastgate, 302.

Poland, a sick soldier in the Prince of Orange's army from, 224.

Pole:
-, Sir John, receives the freedom of Exeter, 253.
-, Sir William, money delivered by, 124.
-,-, suit between the poor and, 122.

Poleworth, Andrew, baker, will of, 282.

Poll Money, Acts for, 211.

Pollard:
-, Lewis, Serjeant-at-Law, 48.
-,-, Recorder of Exeter, gift for, 56.
-, Mr., fee paid to, 92.
-, Richard, Sheriff, to receive a gift in recognition of his services to the City, 305.

Pollerd, Sir John, knight, money paid to, 362.

Polonians, the, conclusion of peace between the Turk and, 126.

Polsloo, Devon, sale of the priory lands, 20, 271, 291, 411.
-, land near, 282.
-, Prioress of, Avelina, grant by, 280.

Pomeray, Henry de la, senior, land held by, 401.
-, contention with respect to the body of, 401.

Poole (Powle), will not allow Exeter free with them for custom, 33.
-, petition from, 244.
-, vessels from, 375.

Poor, rate for the, 161.

Poor Rates, Bill relating to, alluded to, 225, 226.

Pope Celestine III, confirmation of grant by, 263.

Pope, the, and his clergy, Sir John Oldcastle's fate brought about by the tyranny of, 352.

Pope:
-, Thomas, farmer of the Haven, 26.
-, Mr., the late harbour master and assistant wharfinger at Topsham, 420.

Popham, Sir John, Attorney-General, holograph letter of, 63.
-, receipt of, 68.
-, signature of, 74.

Porsel, Joachim, robbery of, 63.

Portbury, Edward, Hooker's Manuscript Book shown to, 341.

Port Dues Act, 421.

Porte, Alured de la, lease to, 71, 386.

Port Mahoon, its value to the trade of the Mediterranean, 242.

Portsmouth, 235.
-, ships to meet at, 179.
-, Commissioners for soldiers at, 182.
-, handbill printed at, 260.

Portugal (Portingall), trade with, 89.
-, soldiers returned to, 317.

Portages [? Portuguese], the, Dutch practices towards, 242.

Posts of the Western Stages, regulations concerning, 6466.

Potheridge (Poderidge) near Torrington, letter dated at, 162.

Potter:
-, Barnaby, Bishop of Carlisle, letter of, 195.
-, George, payment from, as executor of a will, 205.

Poughill (Pochelle), near Crediton, Church of, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, Exeter, 269.

Poulett:
-, G., letter of, 83.
-, John, Earl Poulett, Lord Lieuttenant of Devon and Exeter, appoints his deputies, 13.

Poulter, John, warrant to, 110.

Powderham [Devon], included in the Port of Exeter, 29.
-, complaints about foreign inhabitants in, 68.

Powys, Sir Littleton, Justice of Assize, petition to, 32.

Praed, Mr., recommended as parliamentary candidate for Exeter, 253.

Prat, Thomas, letter of, 273.

Pratt, Sir Charles, Chief Justice of Common Pleas, letter of, 251.
-, receives the freedom of Exeter, 251.
-, his portrait in the Guildhall, 251.

"Prattishead," a piece of land near Exmouth, 289.

Predeox, Thomas, of Ashburton, deposition by, &c., 57, 58.

Prestwood:
-, Richard, remembrances for the Parliament probably by, 32.
-,-, rode to London, 308.
-,-, Sheriff, insult to, 308.
-,-, signature of, 372.
-,-, a servant of, 309.
-, Thomas, Burgess for Exeter, request to, 22.
-,-, Alderman of Exeter, Commissioner, 260.
-,-, property purchased and sold by, 291.
-,-, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Pretender, the Old, 246, 247.
-, the Young, reward offered for the apprehension of, 246.
-,-, documents relating to his landing in Scotland, &c., 246248.

Price, Thomas, of Stafford, convicted of burglary, 237.

Prideaux:
-, Edmund, Attorney-General to the Commonwealth and Recorder of Exeter, 12.
-,-, letter to be written to, 213.
-,-, elected to the Recordership, 325.
-, George, letter of, 210.
-, John, Rector of Exeter College, letters of, 99, 100.
-,-, allusion to letter of, 102.
-, John, letter to, 367.
-, Peter, letter of, 217.
-,-, to come to Exeter, 218.

Prigge, Henry, request from the Chamber of Exeter to, 328.

Prigs, William, soldier, relief ordered for, 66.

Prisoners, poor, relief of, 68.

Privy Seal, writ of, 5.
-, extract from writ of, 6.

Privy Seals desired, 20.
-, money to be lent upon, 84, 85.

Proclamation, commission for a (1382), 429.

Proclamations, Royal, 424.

Produm, William, grant by, 400.

Prouse (Prous, Prows, Prowse):
-, John, M.P. for Exeter, letters of, 41, 76, 80, 82, 93, 97, 109, 110, 11114, 131, 138, 166.
-,-, letters to, 75, 117.
-,-, forwards copy of an Act of Parliament, 78.
-,-, favour solicited for, 90.
-,-, return of the bond of, desired, 103.
-,-, contribution delivered by, 105.
-,-, recommends his brother William for office, 114.
-,-, allusion to letters to, 127.
-,-, appointed by the Chamber to bring their suit to the King and Privy Council, 130.
-,-, Alderman of Exeter, accused by Perryman, 136.
-,-, information given to, 137.
-,-, has an interview with the Bishop of Exeter, 137.
-,-, Perryman complains of, 140.
-,-, to receive an allowance from the City in recognition of his long services, 321.
-, Richard, son of John, return of the bond of, desired, &c., 103.
-, Richard, mayoralty of, 320.
-, Robert, will of, 415.
-, William, Chamberlain of Exeter, letters of, 77, 90, 108, 11530, 132, 134.
-,-, narration of business left to, 82.
-,-, document sent to, 83.
-,-, makes search in the Rolls, 90.
-,-, money due to, 103.
-,-, presentment of the names of the sureties of, 103.
-,-, bearer of the contribution from Exeter, 107.
-,-, desires to be reimbursed for his expenses, 123.
-,-, to solicit Sir G. Calvert's favour for the petition from Exeter, 125.
-,-, his second interview with the Lord Keeper, 127.
-,-, intends to prosecute a new course, 129.
-,-, his expenses in London, 130.
-,-, appointed by the Chamber to bring their suit before the King and Privy Council, 130.
-,-, presents petition to James I at Hampton Court, 131.
-,-, goes to Windsor to receive James I's answer, 131.
-,-, employed about the escheatorship, 132.
-,-, receives instructions from the King's Attorney, 134.
-, William, son of the Chamberlain, letter of, 103.
-, Mr. [?John or William], order to be referred to, 64.
-,-, to confer with Mr. Norden about the Prince's property, 197.
-,-, to make enquiry concerning a bequest to the poor, 319.
-, Mrs., widow of William, demand of, 103.

Prussia, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.

Prynce, Edward, weaver, agreement between the Chamber of Exeter and, 80.

Punishments for various offences, memoranda of, 313.

Purselowe, Thomas, recommended for the Bodley Preachership, 93.

Pye, Sir Robert, Auditor of the Exchequer, receives the contribution from Exeter, 108.

Pym, Mr., Receiver of Exeter, order to, 332.

Pyrke, Jonathan, contract by, 285.
-, grant to, 285.

Q

Queen or Regina v. Wm. Moham, John Arundell and Margaret Buller (1574), 418.
-, v. Macgowan (1829), 420.
-, v. Exeter (1840), 420.

Queen's Bench, exemplification of proceeding in (1575), 7.
-, case in, 421.

Quick, John, suspected of treason, 324.

Quicke, John, vicar of Churchstow and Kingsbridge, application of, 210.

Quivil, Peter, Bishop of Exeter, invites Edward I to Exeter, 267.
-, agreement between the City and 280.
-, address by the Dean and Chapter and, 361.
-, and the Chapter of Exeter, tithes and compositions between the Mayor and Commonalty and, 384.

Quo Warranto, writ of, copy of, 361.
-, pleas of, 393.

R

Radcliffe, Jasper, notification by, 31.

Radford [Devon], letter dated at, 84.

Radford:
-, John, executor of the will of Nicholas Radford, acknowledgment by, 56.
-, Nicholas, Recorder of Exeter, pension granted to, 56.

Raindolls, Thomas, Controller and Master of her Majesty's Posts, letter of, 64.

Ralegh (Rawley), George, ship belonging to, 64.
-, Sir Henry de, contention with respect to the body of, 401.

Ralph, admitted into the brotherhood of Thelesford, 287.
-, Anastasia wife of, 287.

Randulph, the Papal Legate, 280.

Ratcliffe, Han., signature of, 341.
-, v. Leveryng, 419.

Rawley, See Ralegh.

Raymond, Charles, letter of, 231.

Rayshleygh, Theophilus, Secretary to the Earl of Nottingham, Lord Steward, letter of, 75.

Reading [Berks], writ dated at, 8.

Rebellion of 1549, 2122, 24.

Rebellions, misdemeanours, &c., commission to enquire concerning, 432.

Recognizances, exemplification of decree concerning forfeited, 431.
-, of the Staple, book of entries of, 394.
-,-, roll of entries of, 394.

Recusants, ammunition reported to be brought to the houses of, &c., 11213.
-, Popish, proclamation concerning, 10.

Rede, Simon, the last Abbot of Tor, lease by, 275.
-, surrenders the abbey, 275.

Redwoode, Joan, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Redynge, Henry, about to leave his office at the Guildhall, 44.

Reginald, Earl of Cornwall, witness, 2.
-, Henry son of, Charter of, 341.

Religious Houses in Devon and Cornwall, property lately belonging to, documents concerning, 2021, 263, 291.

Renolle, Arnold, of Exeter, money received of the goods of, 309.

Reprisal goods, examination touching, 193.

Requests, Court of, suit in, 394.
-, Masters of, 47, 82.

Restoration, the, refusal to subscribe the oaths at, 427.

Reve, Nicholas, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Revels, Children of the, 171.

Reynell:
-, Richard, J.P. for Devon, letters of, 110, 111.
-, Mr., to attend the Sessions, 132.

Reynold, Arnold, of Exeter, two copies of will of, 414.

Rh, Isle de, reinforcements to be sent to, 17, 180, 181.
-, the King's army in, 182.

Rice, Agnes, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Rice, price of, 256, 257.

Rich, Henry, Earl of Holland, soldiers sent with, 180.

Richard I, grants of, 2.
-, confirmation of grants of, 2.
-, confirms Charter, 346.
-, copies of Charters of, 428.

Richard II, confirmation of grant by, 4, 281.
-, confirmation of grant of, 4.
-, copy of writ of, 397.

Richard, King of the Romans, grants of, 2, 3.
-, confirmations of grant of, 3.
-, Charter of, 403.

Richard, Robert fitz, grant by, 396.

Richmond [Surrey], letter dated at, 15.

Ridgwaies, Mr., payment to, 34.

Ridlesden, Stephen, Clerk of the Ordnance, letter of, 72.

Rigby, C., letter of, 254.

Rigdon, Moor of. See Ringswell.

Ringswell, Lordship of, the Moor of Rigdon in the, 278.

Riots, tumults and unlawful assemblies to be suppressed, 246, 247.

Risdon:
-, T., of Winscott, his descriptive volume of the County and City of Devon, 35758.
-, tailor named, speech of, 109n.

Risebank [or Rysbrook, France], taken, 36.

Risebrow or Rixborough, John, Alderman of Norwich, letter of, 232.

Robert:
-, Stephen fitz, grant by, 396.
-, Walter fitz, grant by, 396.

Robins, Robert, payment to, 208.

Rocabacke, Tobias, recommended as swordbearer, 84.

Rodd, James, petition of, 32.

Rodney, Somersetshire, Act of Parliament for, 377.

Roffa, Solomon de, Justice of Assize, Iter of, 387, 393.

Roger:
-, John fitz, grant by, 396.
-, William, engraving by, 354.

Roke, John, a grey friar, accused of immorality, 352.

Rolle, John, of Tidwell, letter of, 231.
-, recommended as member for Exeter, 232.

Rolls, the, Keeper of (1627), fee paid to, 91.

Roman Catholics, petitions and papers against, 424.

Romans, King of. See Richard.

Rose Castle [Cumberland], letter dated at, 195.

Rotterdam, letter dated at, 230.
-, the erection of St. Mary's Church in, 230.

Rouen, grant dated at, 2.

Roughe, Nicholas, confession of, 314.

Rowe:
-, John, arbitration of, 48.
-, John, reversion of property of, 197.
-, William, will of, 282.
-, Mr., debt due to, 71.

Rowse, John, of Exeter, loan to, 332.

Roy, Thomas, Solicitor for the City of Exeter, agreement concerning, 197.

Royal Aid. See under Aid.

Royal Proclamation. See under Proclamation.

Ruffus, Baldwin, Gilda daughter of, gift of house by, 264.

Rupe, Adam de, grant by, 396.

Rushmarsh, in the parish of Exminster, forms part of the Port or Haven of Exeter, 29.

Russell:
-, Edward, 3rd Earl of Bedford, letter of, 72.
-, Francis, 2nd Earl of Bedford, Lieutenant of Exeter, Devon and Cornwall, recommendation of, 41.
-,-, letters of, 38, 39, 42, 43.
-,-, instructions of, 42.
-,-, bestows arms on the City of Exeter, 307.
-,-, commission addressed to, 309.
-,-, signature of, 311.
-,-, present at a proclamation at Exeter, 314.
-,-, procures preferment of Bishop Wotton, 346, 373.
-,-, ordnance and artillery of, 375.
-,-, his lieutenant, 38.
-, Francis, Lord of Thornhaugh and 4th Earl of Bedford, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, 11, 183.
-,-, his deputies, 11.
-,-, claims allowance from the Chamber of Exeter, 11.
-,-, appointment by, 83.
-,-, orders to, 83, 200, 201, 202.
-,-, information concerning his commission, 132.
-,-, Perriman to appear before, 135.
-,-, orders the powder rate to be paid, 141.
-,-, motion of, 182.
-,-, letters of, 11, 138, 166, 202.
-,-, allusion to letter of, 142.
-,-, letters to, 17, 169.
-, John, Lord and 1st Earl of Bedford, Lord Privy Seal, and Lieutenant in the west parts, gift to, 33.
-,-, his friendship to the Haven, 33.
-,-, letters of, 21, 22, 24, 27, 34, 35.
-,-, signature of, 25, 364, 366.
-, John, son of Robert, receipt from, with seal, 287.
-, Robert, grant to, 287.
-, William Lord, afterwards 1st Duke of Bedford, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, 11.
-,-, his deputies, 11.
-,-, orders to, 200, 201, 202.
-,-, letter of, 202.

Ruthen, Colonel, payment for a guide of, 207.

Rutter, Abraham, warrant for the arrest of, 133.
-, in the Low Countries, 133.
-, safe custody of, 134.
-, his house searched, 134.
-, his books, &c., to be sent to London, 134.

Rydon, Robert, enters into an indenture with the Mayor of Exeter, 283.

Rydgeway, John, letter to, 367.

Rye [Sussex], letter dated at, 235.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, Harbour, petition for the restoration of, 235.
-, Mayor of, John Slade, letter of, 235.