Report On the Records of the City of Exeter. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1916.
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-, Edward, Earl of Dorset, Lord Chamberlain to Queen Henrietta Maria, commission read to, 191.
-, Lionel Cranfield, Duke of Dorset, President of the Council, letter to, 247.
-, Thomas, Earl of Dorset, Lord of the Council, signature of, 74.
-, Thomas, 1st Lord Buckhurst, Lord of the Council, signature of, 73.
-, J. [? Thomas], signature of, 63, 66.
St. Albans, [Herts], money left for the poor of, 319.
St. Bernards, Island of, granted to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, 203.
St. Christopher's or St. Kitts, Leeward Islands, English ships taken by the French at, 192.
-, captured by the Spaniards, 192n.
-, trade with, imperilled, 242.
St. John, Sir Oliver, Viscount Grandison, late Deputy of Ireland, made a Privy Councillor, 129.
St. Leger, Sir John, knight, commission addressed to, 309.
St. Malo (St. Mallo), barks of, 192.
-, vessels from, 375.
St. Martins-in-the-Fields [Middlesex], 76.
Sainthill, Mr., his mills destroyed, 255.
Salcombe [Devon], vessels from, 375.
Salisbury [Wilts], letter dated at, 176.
-, stage for Post, 65.
-, two public free grammar schools in, 154.
-, distress and sickness in, 176.
-, Mayor of, James Abbott, letter of, 176.
-,-, (1629), letter to, 65.
Salisbury, Earl of. See Cecil.
Salmon fishing. See Exe, the, fishing of.
Salt, sale of, petition concerning, 68.
-, George, letter delivered by, 132.
-, Mr., to be sent with poll deed, 122.
-, Cecilia, coroner's inquisition on the death of, 58, 387.
-, John, to be sent to London with letters, 312.
-,-, money paid to, 312.
-, Walter, father of Cecilia, 58.
Sampford Courtenay [Devon], account of the manor of (149394), 396.
Sanda, Thomas de, grant by, 399.
Sandes, Mr., answer requested to be sent by, 229.
-, William, sometime Alderman of Exeter, money to be received by, 276.
-,-, money received from, 334.
-,-, to receive certain bonds and report on them to the Chamber, 335.
-,-, to arrange the business of the Chamber concerning their Irish lands, 335, 336.
-, William, abstract of title of, 431.
Sandwich [Kent], ships appointed to meet at, 8.
-, ships belonging to, 187.
Sandwich, Earl of. See Montagu.
Sankey (Sankie), Colonel Hierom or Jerome, of Clonmell, conveyance for the sale of the Chamber's lands in Ireland to, 329, 330.
-, a release under the Common Seal sealed to, 336.
Santiago di Compostela, letter dated at, 35.
Sara [? Feria], Marquis of, his expected visit to Exeter, 38.
Saumur, grant dated at, 2.
-, John, of Holy Trinity, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, Richard, and other displaced members of the Council and Chamber of Exeter, reinstated, 325.
-, Christopher, letter of, 209.
-, Thomas, a merchant adventurer, losses sustained by, 41.
Savidge, John, of Exeter, will of, 416.
Scarell, George, baker, 57.
Scavage or Savage, short historical notice of, by Hooker, 342.
-, exemplification of Queen's Bench Judgment Roll, of a suit about, 342.
-, similar suit, 342.
Scawen, Robert, signature of, 211.
Score, John, letter to, 243.
-, letters of, 244.
Scotland, Bill for the linen manufacture of, 244.
-, the Young Pretender lands in, 247.
-, the Young Pretender raises his standard in, 247.
-, proposal for Henry V to invade, 351.
Scots, invasion of the (1644) 13.
Scottish wars, ship to be used in the King's service for the (1303), 281.
Scott, James, his death sentence commuted, 237.
Scroope, Mr., M.P. for Lyme, interview with, 244, 245.
Seal, Great, of England, commission appointed to pass under, 118.
Seals, collection of, in the Miscellaneous Deeds, 3001.
Seamen, supplied by Devon for the King's service, 18.
-, _and see under Impressed.
Seine, the, a French fleet in, 192.
Seldon, Laurence, bequest of, 68n, 278.
-, his unfinished portrait for the Chamber of Exeter, 278.
-, and his wife, picture of, 320.
-, Charity of, documents concerning, 278.
-,-, land belonging to, 255.
-,-, accounts of, 425.
Sellynger, Sir John of, letter to, 367.
Serges, Bill for the true making of, twice read in Parliament, 166.
Serlo, Dean of Exeter, gift of house by, 266.
Servants, wages of. See Wages.
Sevell, Gilbert, weaver, of Exilond, deposition of, 59.
Sevill, W., signature of, 366.
Sewens, Abraham, of London, merchant, complaint of, 72.
-, Edward, Duke of Somerset, purchase of manors by, 6.
-,-, grant of manor to, 6.
-,-, attainder, restitution, &c., of, 7.
-,-, true copy of confirmation from, 23.
-,-, signature of, 25.
-,-, [?], mention of, 33.
-,-, exemplification of deeds relating to the possessions of, 430.
-, Lord Edward (1585), commission addressed to, 309.
-, Sir Edward, bart., resigns his office of Recorder of Exeter, 13.
-,-, Recorder and M.P. for Exeter, the Chamber appeals to, 31.
-,-, Speaker of the House of Commons, letter to, 41.
-,-, letter to be delivered to, 219.
-,-, M.P. for Exeter, letter to, 225.
Shaftesbury, stage for Post, 65.
Sheere, Mr., Alderman of Exeter, not present at the examination of Perriman's business, 140.
Shelburne, Earl of. See Petty.
[Sheldon],, Gilbert, Archbishop of Canterbury, consecrates the Bishop of Exeter, 355.
Shepcott, Henry, bearer of a document, 323.
Sherborne, [Dorset], stage for Post, 65.
-, letters dated at, 258.
-, Abbot of, John de Saunde, composition between the Mayor and Commonalty of Exeter and, 289, 355, 386.
Sherburne, Edward, Clerk of the Ordnance, order sent by, 216.
-, receipt by, 216.
Sheriffs, County, neglect of, 211.
Sherwode, Robert, merchant, letter of, 104.
-, allusion to examination of, 105.
Shetland, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.
Sheviock near St. Germans in Cornwall, 275n.
Shillingford, John, seal of, 278.
-, documents relating to his conflict with the Bishop of Exeter, 285, 286.
-, owns property in Exeter, 286.
Shillingford Letters and Papers, boxes containing, 405.
Ships and Shipping:
-, merchants to be protected by, 15.
-, contributed by Exeter against the Armada, 6364.
-, charges for the setting forth and providing of, 312, 313, 316, 317, 36870.
-, _Adventure, 191.
-, _Amytie, 88.
-, _Bartholomew, 63n, 312, 313, 368, 369.
-, _Convertive, 192.
-, _Diligence, 207.
-, _Dimond,, man of war, sent to Guinea by the Government, 241.
-, _Dreadnought, 191.
-, _Gift of God, 311, 312.
-, _Grenwich, man of war sent to Guinea by the Government, 241.
-, _Guise, 63n.
-, _Guyfte, 369.
-, _Hopewell of Dartmouth, 88.
-, _Jonker of Dansk, 63.
-, _Lord Viscount Willmot, 18.
-, _Lyon, 191.
-, _Maria Otresmuth, 286.
-, _Rose, 63n, 369.
-, _Rose of Exeter, 312, 313.
-, _Sauveye, La, 281.
-, _Spence Sloope, man of war sent to Guinea by the Government, 241.
-, _St. Marie Cog de Exemuth, 281.
-, _Sunderland, 249.
-, _Thomas William, 237.
-, _Wagen de Burg, 221.
Show, Wild Beast, a, document concerning, 259.
Shower, Sir Bartholomew, M.P. for Exeter, letters to, 225.
Shrewsbury, Earl of. See Talbot.
Sidbury [Devon], 157.
-, bread riot at, 255.
Sidmouth, Devon, Admiralty Court of Devon summoned to meet at, 376.
-, church of St. Giles, 392.
-, letter written from, 48.
Silverton (Silferton) [Devon], letters dated at, 47, 83.
-, conference at, 94.
Simcoe, Lieut.-Col., to be presented to the freedom of the City of Exeter, 252.
Slade, Mr., request from the Chamber to, 330.
Slaves, trade in, 241, 242.
Slegh, Ralph, grant by, 389.
-, Dorothy, of Larkebeare, widow of Sir Nicholas Smyth, lease by, 164.
-, Edward, the widow of, gift of land by, 264.
-, Elizabeth or Lady Elizabeth, daughter of Sir George Smythe, wife of Sir Thomas Monck, 162, 163, 164.
-, George or Sir George, signature of, 79, 164, 402.
-,-, M.P. for Exeter, letter of, 80.
-,-, desired as Deputy-Lieutenant for Exeter, 85.
-,-, provisions of, 162.
-,-, his purchases and leases, 163, 273.
-,-, his estate in Northernhay, 197.
-, George, instructions for, 26.
-,-, instructions given to, 72.
-, Grace, daughter of Sir George Smythe, 164.
-, Henry, and Matilda his wife, grant to, 399.
-, Sir James, Sheriff of London, letter to, 41.
-, Sir James, M.P. for Exeter in the Pensionary Parliament, letter of, 218.
-,-, letter to, 218.
-, Jane, daughter of Sir George Smythe, 164.
-, Nicholas or Sir Nicholas, son of Sir George Smythe, 164.
-,-, lawsuit of, 162, 163.
-, Nicholas, lands of, 395.
-, Peter, grant for the manor of Topsham to, 367, 404.
-, Robert, grart by, 396.
-, Susannah, order for the execution of, 237.
-, William, an out pensioner of Chelsea Hospital, 257.
-, Mr., letters for, 312.
Smythesheghes, Thomas, reference to the executors of the will of, 282.
Snape, Edmund, D.D., appointed to be a preacher in Exeter, 40.
Snelgrove, Alexander, Sweet's possessions in the house of, 109.
-, John, his appointment as Deputy Lieutenant for the City of Exeter, 13.
-, John, M.P. for Exeter, letter to, 220.
-,-, to be presented to Queen Anne, 220.
Snellinge, John, of Exeter, will of, 416.
-, Robert, Clerk, of Exeter, executors of, 293.
-, Simon, Alderman, bond to be given to, 332.
-,-, desired by the Chamber to treat with the Dean, 332, 333.
-,-, to bring in the lowest price and value of a house, 333.
-,-, acquittances for receipts of, 334.
-, Thomas, merchant, of Exeter, orphan children of, 81.
-, Mr., executors of, 335.
Soap, Bill to allow the full drawback on all, 244, 245.
Soldiers, billeting of, documents concerning, 18084, 21213.
-, claims from Exeter for expenses of sick and wounded, 21824.
-, disordered, order to apprehend, 38.
-, maimed, payments to, 66.
Somerset, County of, 427.
-, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.
-, dozens, 138.
-, Lord Lieutenants of, letter to, 169.
Somerset, Duke of. See Seymour.
Somerset, Edward, Earl of Worcester, letter of, 82.
-, _(F.J.), signature of, 74.
Soor, Thomas and Alice, grant to, 387.
Soper, William, of London, copy of the will of, 275.
Soth, Peter, will of, 280, 281.
Sothern, Thomas, Treasurer of Exeter Cathedral, lease to, 87.
Sotheron, Henry, of Exeter, bond of, 39.
Southampton (Hampton), 33, 89, 363.
-, petition from, 244.
-, soldiers to be at, 304.
-, Philip of Spain lands at, 362.
Southampton, Earl of. See Wriothesley.
-, Fitzwilliams, of Towton, son of Thomas, sells the Rectory of Hennock, 275.
-, John, of Bovey Tracey, lease to, 275.
-, Sir Popham, son of Thomas, 276.
Souther, John, glover, of Exeter, bond of, 9.
Southmead, William, deposition of, 61.
South Sea Annuities, documents concerning, 248.
Southwark, a fire in London and (1676), 357.
Sowton near Exeter, redemption of Land Tax on land in, 255.
-, bequest of property in the parish of, 278.
Spain, prospect of war with (1624), 10.
-, the Prince of Piedmont about to return to, 34.
-, trading with, 89.
-, desire for war with (1621), 112.
-, peace with, expected (1629), 191.
-, Sir Francis Cottington and others going to, 191.
-, war with (1742), justice of, 245.
-, sends a powerful force for the reduction of Gibraltar (1783), 252.
-, Prince of. See Philip.
Spaniards, ships that served against the, 317.
-, coast ships serving against the, 369.
Sparrow, Anthony, Bishop of Exeter, Izacke's Catalogue of the Bishops closes with, 356.
Speer, William, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.
-, Ann, married to Lord North, 279.
-, George, of White Lackington, near Chard, ordered to rebuild the Wynard hospital, 279.
-, John, will of, 303.
-, Mr., house of, 34.
Spelman, Francis, Clerk of the Parliaments, writ of certiorari to, 6.
-, Christopher, executor of, 81.
-, Christopher, Lieut. of the band of the East Ward, 83.
-, Elizabeth, widow, receipt to, 81.
-, George, son of Christopher, 81, 82.
-, Nicholas, merchant, lease to, 290.
-,-, money to be received by, 312, 313.
-,-, to receive into the City the Earls of Essex and Huntingdon and Sir Francis Knolles, 317.
-, Nicholas, letters of, 19093.
-, Thomas, schoolmaster, 145, 154, 158.
-, Thomas, merchant, instructions for, 26.
-,-, conveyance from, 80.
-,-, money to be received by, 312, 313.
-,-, to be responsible for the victualling of ships, 313.
-, William, son of Christopher, 81.
Spicer's Charity, account of timber on Halberton tenement belonging to (1769), 379.
Spratt, John, Subdean of Exeter, signature of, 144.
Springham, Matthew, letter of, with others, 86.
Squibs, election, 253.
Squill, Mr., Clerk of the Treasury, 221.
Stabbock, William, contract made with, 339.
Stabeck, Andrew, of Exeter, will of, 416.
Stafford, John, Archbishop of Canterbury, decision of, 285.
Staines [Middlesex], stage for Post, 65.
-, petition of the town of, 370.
Stamford, Earl of. See Grey.
Stapel, Richard atte, will of, 358.
Stapeldon (Stapleton), Walter, Bishop of Exeter, 361.
-, agreement between the Mayor, &c., and, 281.
-, Walter, signature of, 372.
-, William, his charges upon the suite of Church plate, 362.
Starch, making of, forbidden, 67.
-, Bill to allow the full drawback on all, 244.
Starkie, Henry, cook, of London, buys and sells a message formerly part of the Cathedral property, 214.
Start, the, ships to keep about, 192.
Staryge, Hundred of, Court Roll of, 395.
Statute Merchant, to set forth recognisance of, 33.
Statutes, Book of, gift of, to the City of Exeter, 16.
Stephen, King, Charter of, reference to, 372, 374.
-, Robert fitz, grant by, 396.
-, Dr., copy of will of, 419.
-, John, Prebendary of Hayes and Canon of St. Peters, deeds of sale, &c., by, 22, 23.
-, Dr. Lewis, money bequeathed by, 425.
-, Mr., to be restored to his ministry in the Magdalen, 320.
Sterte, Ellis, Commissioners appointed by, 333.
Steven, John, M.D., Canon of the Cathedral, almshouse erected by (St. Katherine's Almshouse), 285.
Stonehurst, vessels from, 375.
Stooke, Clement, of Exeter, will of, 416.
Strangwaye v. Wilford, 432.
Stratton, the defeat at, 324.
Strete [?Swete], Harry, and his wife, 25.
Strode or Stroode, William, of Newnham, agreement of, 27, 314.
-, letter of, 27.
-, letter to, 28.
Stronge, Walter, lease of a plot of ground to, 330.
Stubbes, William, of Ratclyffe, Middlesex, bond of, 72.
-, grant to, by letters patent, 72.
Stubbs v. Martyn, 419.
Stukeley, Mr., agreement drawn up and approved by the Chamber of Exeter and, 330.
Sture, Mr., recommended as a Councillor, 24.
Sturte, Peter, Warden of the Magdalene, rental drawn up by, 398.
Subsidies, letter concerning, 42.
-, documents relating to, 427.
Subsidy, the, (1563), 52.
-, Commission for a (1571), 10, 430.
-,-, (1590), 10, 431.
-,-, (1624), 10, 431.
-,-, (1625), 10, 431, 432.
Suffolk, Duke of. See Grey.
Sukespiche or Sukespic, Robert, gift of land by, 264.
Sumpforde, John, sent to London with letters, 29n.
Supremacy and Allegiance, Oath of, to be administered (1642), 13.
Supremacy, Oath of, to be administered (1679), 13, 432.
Surrey, County of, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.
Susa, Peace of, documents concerning, 190.
-, proclaimed, 192.
Sussex, coast of, 235.
Sutcliffe, Matthew, Dean of Exeter, mention of, 117.
-, John de, of Exeter, recovery of rents by, 164.
-, Zacharias, executed, 237.
Sweet (Sweete, Swete):
-, Gilbert, signature of, 151, 153.
-, Harry, Bailiff of the manor of Exilond, lease from, 25.
-,-, Richawde, wife of, 25.
-, John alias John Dowes or Douse, Jesuit, custody examination, &c., of, 10911.
-, Richard, Receiver of Exeter, 340.
-,-, to be responsible for the victualling of the ships, 313.
-, Richard, punishment of, 309.
Sweden, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.
Switzerland, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.
Syden, William de, convention between the Prior of St. James and, 399.
Sydenham, Humphrey, M.P. for Exeter, letters to, &c., 172, 225.
-, instructions sent to, 245.
-, determines to complain to the House of Commons, 245, 246.
Sydney, Major-General, regiment of, 221.
Symon, Simon or Symons:
-, William, sends information, 32.
-,-, communication from, 74.
-,-, survey, &c., of Exeter estates sent by express to, 227.
-,-, letter of, 234.
-,-, his long service to the City of Exeter, 235.
-, Mr., preaches and reads prayers, 236.
Syon, Sion [Middlesex], granted to the Duke of Somerset, and then to the Duke of Northumberland, 33n.
-, Abbey or Monastery of, extract from the charter of, 371.
-,-, liberties and privileges granted by Letters Patent to, 403.
-,-, exemplification of charters to, 433.
Tailor, the widow, of St. David's, Exeter, 173.
Talbot, Francis, Earl of Shrewsbury, signature of, 366.
Talmash or Tollmache, Col. Thomas, regiment of, 221.
Tamer, River, freeman of Exeter charged toll and passage on the, 384.
Tanfield, Sir Laurence, Lord Chief Baron, 102, 122.
-, letter of, 82.
Taunton [Somerset], letter dated at, 177.
-, distress and sickness in, 177.
-, payment of a messenger from, 207.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, no answer from, 244.
-, a freeman of, 422.
-, Mayor of (1640), letter of, 177.
-,-, __(1739), votes sent to, 244.
-, Canal Papers, 420.
-, Nicholas, letter of, 230.
-, Roger, gift of land by, 264.
Tavistock (Tawestock) [Devon], letters dated at, 38, 39.
-, foot postman of, 128.
-, sale of messuages in, 238.
Taylder, Peter, of All Hallow's, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, Agnes, of Upton Pyne, widow, 173.
-, John, executed, 237.
-, John, member of the Company of Merchant Adventurers, refuses to pay taxes, 193.
Teignmouth [Devon], included in the Port of Exeter, 29.
-, customs at, 422.
-, Newfoundland fish landed at, 422.
-, Harbour Bill, 421.
-, West, property in, 291.
Teukesbury, Nicholas of, Lord of Hewes, composition between the Lord of Totnes and Dartmouth and, 341.
Thacher, Peter, Rector of St. Edmund's, Salisbury, letter of, 176.
Thames, the, two of the King's ships in, 191.
-, vessels in, 237.
Thanet, Earl of. See Tufton.
-, Gabriel, of Rewe, Keeper of Exeter gaol, 292.
-, John, senior, of Exeter, will of, 414.
-, John, fisher, lease to, 25.
-, Mr., order to be referred to, 64.
-, one, equipments delivered to, 304.
[Thornborough, John], Bishop of Bristol, 96.
Thorverton (Thurfurton), land in, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, 270.
Throgmorton, Mr., Alnager for Exeter and Devon, 46.
-, George, Clerk, elected to the Bodley Lecturership, 97.
-, Richard, Chamberlain of Exeter, sureties for, 104.
-, William, Chamberlain of Exeter, coroner, examination taken before, 62.
-,-, appointed to take over the Rectory of Mariansleigh, 210.
-,-, his election as Chamberlain, 320.
-, Mrs., suit of, alluded to, 81.
-,-, legal proceedings against, &c., 102, 103.
Tipton [Devon], bread riot at, 255.
Tirrie, James, of St. John, Exeter, 415.
Titchfield [Hants], Council at (1552), letter from, 260.
-, letter dated at, 366.
Tiverton [Devon], 81.
-, refuses to join the new Company of Merchants, 41n.
-, no answer from, 244.
-, troops at, 256.
-, letter dated at, 258.
-, Mayor of (1623), Prows' account to, 130.
-,-, __(1739), votes sent to, 244.
Tobacco, sale of, document concerning, 195.
Tobago, island of, plantation of, 41.
-, granted to the Earl of Montgomery and Pembroke, 203.
-, documents concerning the peopling and planting of, 203205.
Tobey, Mr., of Cullompton, suggested as swordbearer, 83, 84.
Tobye, Edward, member of a Company of Players, 171.
Toker, Mr., of Colhampton, 36, 37.
Tokett, person named, lease of a mill to, 308.
Toll-free places, list of, by Hooker, 340.
-, Robert, bill of charges of, 91.
-, Robert, of Sidford, lease of land to, 238.
-, Samuel, letter of, 87.
-, Thomas, letter of, 87.
-, Thomas, swordbearer, dismissal of, 83n.
-, Valentine, compelled to leave his house, 86, 87.
-,-, receipt from, 87.
Topsham [Devon], ship to be supplied by (1347), 8.
-, Shilleys in, forms part of the Port of Exeter, 29.
-, dispute between the City of Exeter and, 30.
-, river to be made navigable between Exeter and, 31.
-, to provide ship, &c., against the Armada, 63n.
-, complaint about foreign inhabitants in, 68.
-, house called La Fyve Selers, lease of, 72.
-, petition on behalf of the inhabitants of, 73.
-, Haven of, lease for a passage through, 73.
-, Port of, complaint against the Comptroller of, 73.
-,-, documents concerning, 7273.
-, ship for securing the harbour of, 207.
-, vessels bound for, 237.
-, document dated at, 237.
-, rates for goods brought between Exeter and, 318.
-, rules for the duties of pilots to be hung up in a frame at, 337.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, customs due from ships coming to, 383.
-, ships compelled to unlade at, 390.
-, the Earl of Devon interferes with the shipping of Exeter by making a wharf at, 392.
-, customs for goods landed at, 422.
-, Town customs at, 422.
-, tolls at, 428.
-, fee farm and cranage of, 424.
-, the wharf and crane of, lease of, 72.
-, cranage and wharfage of, documents concerning, 7273.
-, crane, "key" and wharf of, agreement between the Chamber of Exeter and the farmers of the, 322.
-, cranage and quay of, copy decree concerning, 431.
-, quay, the new haven from, to Exeter, 29.
-,-, wrecked by a storm, 320.
-,-, to be repaired, 321.
-,-, composition respecting, 343.
-,-, orders and customs to be observed at, 343.
-,-, accounts of, 418.
-,-, lawsuits respecting, 419.
-,-, customs at, 422.
-,-, orders and rates for, 426, 431.
-, manor of, 425.
-,-, granted to the Duke of Somerset, 6.
-,-, the King to grant an interest in, to the Earl of Bedford, 72.
-,-, grant for the, 367, 403.
-,-, grant of, 431.
-, mills of, 72.
-, wear mills of, 419.
-, parish of, 421.
-, Bailiffs and Commonalty of (1347), writ to, 8.
-, Lord of, custom due to the (1467), 72.
Tor, Abbey of, the Rectory of Hennock formerly belonged to, 275.
-, surrendered by the last abbot (1539), 275.
Torbay, ships to keep about, 192.
-, landing of William III at, 223.
-, vessels from, 375.
Torrington [Devon], sale of messuages in, 238.
Tothill, Geoffrey, Recorder of Exeter, and M.P. for Exeter, writes to the Mayor, 29.
-, letters of, 5153.
-, receipt by John Tothill for, 52.
-, his brother Walter, 52.
-, grant to, 72.
-, remembrance of certain articles for, 315.
Totnes [Devon], letter dated at, 38.
-, document dated at, 341.
-, Council letter sent to, 88.
-, member for (1739), 244.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.
-, description of the charters and liberties of, 341.
-, copy of a history of, 395.
-, Archdeacon of, a Canon of Exeter (1458), 285.
-,-, Thomas de Bodeham, composition between the Archdeacon of, a Canon of Exeter (1458), 285.
-,-, Thomas de Bodeham, composition between the Archdeacon of Cornwall and, 400.
-,-, [Roger le Rous], agreement with the Mayor and Commonalty of Exeter by, 345.
-,-, [John Lydford], grant of a tower upon the walls of Exeter to, 373.
-,-, suit of St. John's Hospital against, 400.
Totnes and Dartmouth, Lord of. See Zouche.
Tours, Walter de, Maud widow of, gift of land by, 264.
Townsend, Thomas, to receive arms and ammunition, 216.
Trade, interests of merchants in conflict with those of the King 113.
-, commission for (1622), 165.
-, with Guinea, value of British, 238243.
-, decay of, 86, 107.
-, documents concerning, 1089.
Trasque, , 95.
Treasurer, Lord High. See Cecil; Cranfield; Howard; Ley; Weston.
Treasury, the, an enquiry made in, 221.
-, Lords Commissioners of, account from Exeter presented to, and enquiry thereon, 220, 221.
Trelawny, Jonathan, Bishop of Exeter, to present petitions to Queen Anne, 220.
-, mention of, 356.
Tremenet, Richard, Lord of Awliscombe manor, 272.
Trenchard, John, letter of, 254.
Trevill, William, 162.
Trevillian v. Exeter, 421.
[Trevor, Sir Thos.], Attorney General, report by, 74.
-, John, of Cardiff, covenants with, 28, 29, 316.
-, John, of Alphington, maker of the New Haven, annuity to, &c., 29.
-,-, his weir broken down by ice (1608), 30.
-,-, his weir, 419, 420.
Trew's matter, 52.
Trinidado, island of, granted to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, 203.
Trippe, Nicholas, memorandum of will of, 416.
Trood v. Mayor of Exeter, 420.
Trosse, person named, suit between Mrs. Levermore and, 63.
Trustees for the sale of lands of Bishops, Deans and Chapters, 214.
Trustees for the maintenance of ministers, order of, 213.
-, James, signature of, 172.
-, James, given 100l for charitable uses, 334.
-, John, merchant, bequest of, 162.
-, John, holds the manor house of Awliscombe, 273.
-, Joan, gift of, 411.
-, John, M.P. for Exeter, letters to, 172, 225.
-,-, re-elected as member for Exeter, 254.
Tufton, Sackville, Earl of Thanet, receipt from the collector of, 237.
Turberville, James, Bishop of Exeter, in prison, 39n.
-, as witness, 49.
Turk, the, Mustapha I, reinstatement of, 126.
-, Ottoman II, conclusion of peace between the Polonians and, 126.
-,-, murder of, 126.
Turkish pirates, outrages by, 89.
Turks, the, losses sustained by merchants from, 107.
-, John, signature of, 145.
-, Richard, will of, 283.
-,-, Margery wife of, 283.
Turpin, , servant to Bishop Cotton, 47.
Tuscan trade, risk of losing, 231.
Tuscany, Grand Duke of [Cosmo III], endeavour to create misunderstanding between England and, 231.
Tyler (Tiler), Wat, rising of, 8.
Tyrrell, Thomas, of Exeter, licence for, 69.
Tyrwhitt, Thomas, letter of, 250.
Uffculme [Devon], parish of, lands in, 81.
Unde or Undy, Richard, Receiver of Exeter, Surveyor of the Lords of the manor of Awliscombe, 272.
Underdon, John, Receiver of the Priory of St. Nicholas, Exeter, 396.
Underwood, Mr., influence of, secured, 102.
Unemployed, the, documents concerning, 8081.
United Provinces, the, fishing business of, letter concerning, 86.
Unwoon, John, sends warrant, 12.
Upham, Mr. Wharfinger, accounts, &c., of, 421.
Upton Pyne [Devon], parish of, 173, 174.
-, land at, 27.
-, tenement called Glosseford in, 70.
Vagabonds, carriers, &c., documents concerning, 6970.
Valentine House, letter dated at, 231.
Van Hagell, regiment of, 221.
Ven, John, letter of, 22829.
Venella, William de, agreement with, 358.
-, Julia wife of, 358.
Vere, Sir Horace, rumoured overthrow of, in the Lower Palatinate, 113.
Victoria, Queen, papers relating to the Coronation of, 425.
Victuallers' recognizances and licences, 425.
Villiers, George, Duke of Buckingham, in the Isle of Rh, 17.
-, returns to Plymouth, 18.
-, Dr. Robert, promises annual contribution towards repair of St. Paul's, 12.
-,-, an Exeter man, 100.
-,-, draft probably by, 156.
-,-, notes apparently by, 157.
-,-, statement by, 15758.
-,-, letter of, 160.
-,-, grant of property by, 160.
-,-, an executor of, 293.
-, Stephen, of Exeter, will of, 414.
Virginia Company, the, letter concerning, 99.
Vivian, John, letter of, 1001.
Volunteers, document concerning, 258.
Vowell alias Hooker, John. See Hooker.
Voysey, John, Bishop of Exeter, true copy of confirmation from, 23.
-, his house to be prepared to receive Philip of Spain, 35.
-, letter of, 289.
Wade, Thomas, senior, of Exeter, will of, 416.
-, Nicholas, gift of land to, 23.
-, Nicholas, knight, 283.
Wagband, Edward, of Exeter, "barel berer," 291.
Wages, rate of, documents concerning, 5051.
Wainell, Richard, clerk, parson of St. Keran's, papers in a suit between the Chamber and, 39495.
Wales, Poll money in arrears in respective counties and places in, 211.
-, Bill for the trial of felons in, 377.
-, Endymion, Alderman of Exeter, 19.
-, Colonel Harry, letter of, 212.
-, Robert, his statement concerning Perryman's school, 156.
-, Robert, signature of, 341.
-, Thomas, bond of, 40.
-,-, signature of, 79, 402.
-,-, leaves 200l. for charitable uses, 146, 334.
-,-, payments to be made by, 312, 313.
-,-, to be auditor of the account for victualling the ships, 313.
-,-, money to be paid to, 316.
-,-, his Charity, rolls of account of, 412.
-, Mr., mention of, 114, 178.
-, person named, 218.
Walmer Castle, letter dated at, 252.
Walpole, as Sir Robert, Lord, and Earl of Oxford, to be invited to the opening of the Port, 32.
-, recommendation to, desired, 243.
-, fall of, documents relating to, 24546.
-, Custos Rotulorum for Devon, letters to, 246, 247.
Walsingham, Sir Francis, Secretary, 64.
-, signature of, 63, 311.
-, letter of, 63.
-, John, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, letter of, 56.
-, John, of Bicton, re-elected M.P. for Exeter, 254.
-,-, sends money for the poor of Exeter, 254.
-,-, letter of, 257.
-, John Rolle, elected M.P. for Devon, 231.
-,-, M.P. for Exeter, letter of, 232.
-, Geoffrey, signature of, 79, 402.
-,-, named for deputy lieutenancy, 133.
-, Richard, Counsellor at Law, to attend the Sessions, 132.
-,-, Recorder of Exeter, signature of, 150, 151, 153.
-,-, sits in place of the Recorder of Exeter, at the examination of Perryman's business, 137, 140.
Ward, Seth, Dean of Exeter, gives advice, 217.
-, Bishop of Exeter, commission to, 12.
-, expected to return to Exeter, 333.
Ward v. Hunt, 419.
Ware, Jacob, waggoner, abusive language of, 225.
Wareham [Dorset], Lord Howard's house at, 55.
-, letter dated at, 55.
Warelwast, Robert, grants by, 272.
Warham, William, Archbishop of Canterbury, a broken seal of, 275.
-, John, signature of, 328.
-, Peter, Charter by, 361.
-,-, Isabella, wife of, 361.
Warren, John, elected Hebrew Reader in Exeter College, &c., 102.
-, Earl of. See Dudley.
-, Countess of, fishing of the Exe to be procured by copy from, 26.
Waters, Mr., his account of the disbursements of the sick soldiers in Exeter Hospital, 222.
Way, John, curate of Kingsbridge, money due to, 209.
Ways and Means, Committee of, 258.
Weare, Samuel, waggoner, assault by, 225.
Weather, severity of, 113.
Webbe, Nicholas, signature of, 341.
Weights and Measures, documents concerning, 7879.
-, new and corrected, to be dispersed throughout England, 371.
Weinbergh, regiment of, 221.
Werman, Magister, 359.
-, Ellerye, will of, 414.
-, Mr., destruction of his mill, 255.
West Country, the, merchants of, 89.
Western parts, the, petition from, 89.
[Westlake, Thomas], Town Clerk of Exeter, to assist the Committee appointed to draw up the grievances of the City, 327.
-, his letter from London and the resolution of the Chamber concerning it, 330.
-, order to be signed by, 331.
-, presents to the Chamber a note of sums given to charitable uses, 334.
-, three City Charters sent to London by, 334.
Westminster. See London.
Weston, Sir Richard and Baron, Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of the Exchequer, order from, 11.
-, orders to, 176, 180, 181.
-, High Steward of Exeter, letter of, 78.
-, present at Council debate, 108.
-, Lord Treasurer of England, commission read to, 191.
-, attitude of, 192.
Weymouth [Dorset], fragment of letter to, 88.
-, town of, v. Crossing, 422.
-, copies of ancient records relating to, 422.
Wheadon, Thomas, letter to, 31.
Whetecombe, Edmund, of Exeter, will of, 414.
Whigs, disloyal behaviour of, 233, 234.
Whitburow, a bailiff, abusive language of, 236.
-, George, payment to, 338.
-, James, Barrister-at-Law, to be presented to the freedom of Exeter, 225.
-, James, money for the billeting of soldiers paid out by, 184.
-, Major, distributes money to soldiers for maintenance, 221.
-, Sir Thomas, the settlement of his money, 232.
-,-, disposal of part of his money, 332.
-, Walter, certificate of monies received by, 328.
-,-, gives an account of the monies, &c., 276.
Whitehall. See London.
[Whitgift,] John, Archbishop of Canterbury, signature of, 73, 340.
-, licence granted by, 158.
Whitwell, Matthew, request of, 199.
Whityng, John, tenement recovered from, 405.
-, and others, v. the Master of St. John's Hospital, Exeter, 392.
Wilbraham, Roger, letter of, 74.
Wilcocks, Thomas, letter of, 255.
-, Joan, will of, 282.
-, John, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, fine imposed by, 206.
Wildman, William, Viscount Barrington, Secretary-at-War, letters of, 249, 250, 257.
Wilford, William, will of, 44, 283.
-, Annye wife of, 283.
-, seal of, 283.
Wilkes, John, release of, 251.
William I, grant by, 280.
William III (William of Orange), petition to be presented to, 32.
-, soldiers of, 208, 21924.
-, petition to, 219, 220.
-, refers petition to the Commissioners of the Treasury, 220.
-, debt to the Chamber of Exeter due from the late, 220.
-, leaves his sick soldiers in the charge of the Chamber of Exeter, 223.
-, grants triennial Parliaments, 245.
-, his visit to Exeter, 423.
-, his regiment 'Prince of Orange,' 221, 222.
-,-, 'Prince's Guard,' 221, 222.
-,-, 'Prince's Artillery,' 224.
William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, receives the freedom of the City of Exeter, 253.
-, met at Honiton, 253.
William, John fitz, grant by, 396.
-, Abraham, agent for the King of Bohemia, acquittance signed by, 106.
-, John, Bishop of Lincoln, Lord Keeper, dormant warrant from, 11.
-,-, orders of, 115, 118.
-,-, powers of, 116.
-,-, his policy with regard to the Bishop of Exeter's suit, 11730.
-,-, to be made Lord Chancellor, 119.
-,-, petition from the Chamber of Exeter to, 119, 120.
-,-, unscrupulousness of, 128.
-,-, request to, 163.
-,-, merchants of London and Bristol to be sworn by, 138.
-, Sir John, knight, Treasurer of Augmentations, 291.
-, Sir Roger, to give certificate, 66.
-, Thomas, M.P. for Exeter, 315.
-, William, note forwarded to, 69.
-, Mr., late wharfinger at Topsham, 420.
-, _v. Mayor of Exeter, 420.
Wills, Zachary, riotous conduct of, 134.
Wills, Early, 28183.
Wilmot, Mr. Justice, 422.
Wiltshire, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.
Wimand, Peter, gift of house by, 264.
Winchester, regulation measureres of, 206.
-, Charter of, 341.
-, St. Swithin's, marriage of Queen Mary at, 362.
-, statutes of, to be enforced, 8.
-, Dean and Canons of, Charter by, 368.
-, Bishop of. See Andrews; Fox.
-, Marquis of. See Paulet.
Windebank (Wyndebanck), James, signature of, 16, 370.
Winditt, Edward, servant to Richard Collins, deposition by, 57.
Windows and Lights, Act for repealing duties upon houses, 258.
Window Tax, the, document concerning, 258.
Windsor, James I at, 131.
-, Charles I at, 191.
-, Henry VI born at, 359.
-, letter dated at, 18.
-, Charter dated at, 374.
Winterstoke and Cedder [or Cheddar, Somerset], hundred of, Charter referring to, 346.
Witeri or Veteri, Thomas de, gift of land by, 264.
Withecombe, Thomas, of Exeter, will of, 415.
Woburn (Woeborne), [Beds], letter dated at, 200.
Wode, John, lease granted by, 72.
Wolcom. . ., Robert, signature of, 341.
Wollecott, Christopher, Warden of the Grey Friars, conveyance of, 269.
Women's Names, mentioned in the Miscellaneous Deeds, 298.
Wonard, William, award of, 401.
Woodbridge, note of the ships of not less than 100 tons burthen belonging to, 187.
Woodhouse, Captain Henry, his commission, 180.
Woodstock [Oxfordshire], the Court at, letter dated from, 203.
Wool Bill to be brought in, 244.
Wool trade between England and Ireland, 243.
Woollen manufactories of Scotland, 244.
Woolley (Wolley), Sir J[ohn], signature of, 63, 66.
Woolton, John, Bishop of Exeter, commission addressed to, 309.
-, order from the Lords of the Council to, 311.
-, perferred through the influence of the Earl of Bedford, 346.
-, included in the "Lives of the Bishops of Exeter," 353.
-, catalogue of Bishops ending with, 373.
-, receives a copy of Hooker's pamphlet, 375.
-, signature of, 402.
Worcester, King John buried at, 350.
-, Bishop of. See Latimer.
-, Earl of. See Somerset.
Woterford, Nicholaa, will of, 282.
Wotton, Sir E[dward], signature of, 74.
Wright, John, papers printed for, 211.
Wriothesley, Thomas, Earl of Southampton, Lord High Treasurer, letter to, 212.
Wyatt, Thomas, son of Matthew Wyatt, administration granted to, 416.
Wychingham, William de, writ to, 8.
Wycliff, mention of, 352.
Wydecumb, Alexander de, grant to, 399.
Wye, Mr., of the Temple, money paid to, 363.
Wynard (Wenard, &c.), William, Recorder of Exeter, founds an almshouse, 278.
-, purchases customs of fish from the Chamber, 278.
-, seal of, 279.
-, death of, 279.
-, his almshouses, 27879.
Wynard's Minute Book, 340.
Wynnam, Henry, weaver, lease to, 290.
Wytcumbe, Edmund, Letter-of-Attorney to, 291.
Yard, George, Receiver of Exeter, information to, 74.
Yarmouth or Great Yarmouth, note of ships of not less than 100 tons burthen belonging to, 187.
-, Corporation of, 230.
-, petition to be sent from, 244.
Yarnscombe, Ernescombe, near Barnstaple, the church of, appropriated to St. John's Hospital, Exeter, 267.
Yelverton, Sir Henry, Attorney-General, report by, 89.
Yeo, William, of Exeter, will of, 415.
Yeovil, Exeter and, Railways, 421.
-, Sir George, letter of, 255.
-,-, letter to, 256.
-, Robert, Chaplain, admitted into the brotherhood, 287.
-, Sir Walter, Baronet, report of, 220.
-, Sir William, of Escott, M.P. for Honiton, 244.
York, cited as example, 53.
-, Mayor of (1381), proclamation to, 8.
York, Archbishop of. See Blackburn; Kemp.
Yorke, Walter, late Mayor of Exeter, reply to, 271, 396.
-, Edward, letter of, 258.
-, John, of St. Stephen's, Exeter, will of, 415.
Zealand, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.
Zouche, La, William, Lord of Totnes and Dartmouth, composition between the Lord of Hewes and, 341.
-, composition between the Burgesses of Totnes and, 341.