County of Middlesex. Calendar To the Sessions Records: New Series, Volume 4, 1616-18. Originally published by Clerk of the Peace, London, 1941.
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Sessions of the Peace and Gaol Delivery, on 24 and 25 February, 15 James I [A.D. 1617–18].
SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.
p.484. Edward Barnaby of Clerkenwell, embroiderer, respited by the Court from the two last Sessions to give evidence against Alice Barnaby alias Pennington for marrying two husbands; the said Alice respited at the last without bail. Richard Fletcher, embroiderer, and Ralph Hopkins, butcher, both of the same, to give evidence likewise (and pp.473, 475 and G.D.R. 2/133d).
p.485. Frances Browne bound over for her unlawful departing from the service of her master William Booth, and for other misdemeanours wherewith she is charged; and John Rufford of Ratcliffe, carpenter, for beating the wife of the said William and entertaining the said Frances.
Thomas Hunt of Edgware, collier; acknowledged the indictment and fined at £4 3s. 4d. and committed to the Sheriff for a fine, but because the indictment is adjudged void by this Court, therefore he is indicted anew, which indictment he also acknowledged and was fined at 40s. and paid to the Sheriff.
Thomas Reade of "Framingham" [Framlingham], co. Suffolk, drover, Hugh Hampstead of Hatfield, co. Essex, drover, and Arthur Lambe of Colchester, co. Essex, drover, for selling calves at Mile End on the Sabbath day.
John Tompkinson, paid 40s. for a fine and discharged; Thomas Shepparde, paid 29s. 6d. likewise; Edward Draper and Robert Keele, delivered without a fine or surety; Robert Lyllie of "Perpoole" [Portpool] Lane, carpenter, handed over in bail to Richard Jackson of the same, bricklayer, and William Clapham of High Holborn, carpenter, to appear at the next Sessions; Thomas Rayner, servant of Sir Phillip Knevitt of Clerkenwell, knight, handed over in bail to John Simpson, servant of the same, to appear likewise; Henry Vynes, servant of Edward Baylie of Shoe Lane, gilder, handed over in bail to John Ellis of St. Bartholomew's, coppersmith, Lewis Rowland of Snow Hill, tailor, and Edward Vynes of St. Giles'without-Cripplegate, coppersmith, to appear likewise; Henry Garrett, Edmund Pelham, Thomas Hunsdon, Robert Fernell, John Ridgway, Thomas Prentice and Nicholas Harrison respited to the House of Correction. At the next Sessions the said Robert Lyllie is dead as appears as well by the oath of Richard Jackson and William Walton as by a certificate under the hands of divers parishioners of the parish where he was buried; the said Thomas Rayner and Henry Vynes came and discharged (and pp.491, 500).
John Braby of Tottenham for begetting a bastard child on the body of Elizabeth Holton "his wyves daughter". He is to be committed to the House of Correction there to have twenty lashes and there to work until etc; afterwards discharged.
Peter Young of Lambeth, lighterman, bound over in £100 in bail to Roger Younge of St. Olave's, Southwark, shipwright, and William Perith of Lambeth, co. Surrey, waterman, to appear for threatening the witnesses in open Court that were to give evidence against him at this present Sessions; at the next came and was discharged (and pp.491, 500).
Order that Margaret Browne, daughter of Thomas Browne, late of Islington, cordwainer, and Elizabeth his wife, born at Islington aforesaid, shall be settled and provided for by the inhabitants of the said parish according to the Statute.
Order that Jane Chaundelor, a vagrant taken at Stanwell, is to be provided for at the parish of Feltham where she has been last settled by the space of a year last past, her place of birth not being known, and that George Chaundelor of Hillingdon is to enter into bond with sureties for the payment of 12d. a week and the arrearages thereof, due to the inhabitants of Feltham, which heretofore he has given his consent to pay.
PROCESS REGISTER BOOK OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME. I.
Ferdinand Emerson of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cutler, and Joan his wife, John Warden, cutler, John Dam alias Adam, cutler, and Helen his wife, William Mathewe, cutler, and Helen his wife, Susan, wife of Edwin Saule, gentleman, John Blake, tailor, and Magdalden his wife, Joan Woodfall, widow, Richard Lovett, goldsmith, John Baldwyn, Mary, wife of William Cobbe, gentleman, Ann Dowse, widow, William Beswicke, shoemaker, and Mary his wife, Ambrose Beswicke and George Beswicke, shoemakers, Susan, wife of Thomas Straunge, tailor, Mary St. Cleere, widow, Margaret Poore, spinster, Ann, wife of Lionel Titchborne, gentleman, John Coe, stationer, and Margaret his wife, Thomas Knight, scrivener, and Joan his wife, Thomas Howard, cobbler, and Mary his wife, William Cooke, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, Margaret Feilde, widow, and Joan, wife of Richard Gresham, carpenter, all of the same, Elizabeth Tayler of St. James', Clerkenwell, spinster, John Higgins, labourer, Peter Smith, printer, and Joan his wife, Elizabeth, wife of John Lyon, gentleman, John Webb, esquire, and Elizabeth, his wife, Elizabeth Boult, Katherine Massey, "Hakitha" Weyver, Joan Derrey, Mary Gower and Elizabeth Reignoldes, spinsters, Humphrey Paule, Tobias Hinderson and Mary his wife, Edward Ruffoote and Elizabeth his wife, Margaret Talbott, Ann Spittle and Margaret, Lady Askewe, spinsters, Jane, wife of Christopher Beeston, "stageplayer", Etheldreda, wife of Robert Beeston, yeoman, Richard Penvoes and Elizabeth his wife, John Robinson, tailor, and Agnes his wife, William Robinson, Joan Deerham, spinster, John Shepperde and William Darby and Susan his wife, all of the same, Alice Nashe of St. John Street, widow, Robert Gutteris of Charterhouse Lane, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, Sir Oliver Butler of Islington, knight, and Ann his wife, Patronella Byfeilde of the same, spinster, Thomas Colebrooke of St. Andrew's, Holborn, gentleman, and Ann his wife, Sir Francis Lovell of St. James', Clerkenwell, knight, William Petre, gentleman, John Trevillion, "wyner", Katherine Copley and Joan Parrey, spinsters, all of the same, Thomas Sleepe of St. John Street and Christiana his wife, Francis Huggons, Ann Jones and Joan Grynday, spinsters, Grace, wife of William Cooper, baker, and Elizabeth, wife of Joachim Ball, schoolmaster, all of the same. The said John Webb and Margaret Talbott pledged for fines in September, 1618.
John Nutting of Hendon, gentleman, Thomas Lee of Maryleborne, gentleman, Andrew Parker of the same, cobbler, and George Browne of Paddington, gentleman, for fishing in Matthew Small, esquire, "his pond at Paddington". The said George pledged for a fine in May, 1618.
GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.
Robert Lavile [Lavyle] for robbing William Jenkyn in the King's highway, and for making an assault upon John Finch in the King's highway. William Goodwyn of Watford, co. Hertford, William Williams of Bushey, co. Hertford, and Mary Hordeyne of Ruislip, spinster, handed over further to prosecute the said Robert at the next. At the next the said Robert found not guilty of robbery, guilty of assault and wounding, fined £40 and respited for good sureties during his life (and ff.142d, 143d, 144d).
William Baggett for a burglary and divers goods of George Eastland; for the like of Thomas Turpin; and for a cloak of George Salter of Thames Street, ironmonger. At the next Sessions the said Salter came to prosecute the said William (and Sess. Reg. 2/492).
John Payne [Paine] for divers goods of Thomas Johnson, a tailor in the Barbican. James [William] Mitchell [Michell] of Rosemary Lane, broker [cordwainer], accessory to the same and accused of buying stolen goods; at large (and f.142 and P.R.B. 1/122).
Alice Harvy [Harvie] of Westminister, spinster, for the goods of Thomas Corbyn [Corbin], gentleman. Dorothy Harvy of the same, spinster, accessory before and after the same, postponed to be tried because the principal is at large, and respited for sureties to appear at the next Sessions (and f.139d. and P.R.B. 1/122).
Peter Fowler for a cloak and two pairs of sheets of Elizabeth Roe of Westminister, widow; respited at the instance of Mister Jones, Common Serjeant of London. The said Elizabeth handed over in bail to Henry Roe, tailor, and Edmond Harpur, girdler, both of the same, to prosecute the said Peter at the next, when he is found guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded (and ff.142d, 143d, 144d).
Robert Johnwood and William Cowper for assaulting and robbing Richard Keepe; respited for sureties to appear at the next; the said Robert respited further and delivered by proclamation and ff.139d, 143, 145d).
Richard Rufford of Ratcliffe, cordwainer, for wounding and maiming William Hughson [Huson]; came and brought a writ of certiorari, certified into the King's Bench by writ received in the Quindenes of Easter (and Sess. Reg. 2/489 and P.R.B. 1/122, 124d).
Richard Thompson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, glazier, and Joan his wife, suspected to be consenting to the escape of one Reignolds out of Newgate, "who was committed for clippeing of silver and did escape through a vault."
Robert Farre the younger of St. Martin-le-Vintry, haberdasher, Elizabeth Brookes of Field Lane, spinster, Joan, wife of [blank] Abell of Norton Folgate, Samuel Thorpe of the same, cordwainer, Ann, wife of Thomas Terns of Chick Lane and William Allen of Charterhouse Lane, girdler, all to answer.
f.142. John Seagood of St. Clement Danes, carpenter, for suffering great disorder in his victualling-house in the night-time; suppressed and bound over that from and after one fortnight hence he keep no more an alehouse within the county of Middlesex until he shall be thereunto lawfully licensed.
Silvanus Davies of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West [St. Clement Danes], gentleman, for wounding Captain John Freeman; John Kempe of St. Clement Danes for the like; indicted and brought writs of certiorari (and P.R.B. 1/122).
Thomas Peryn of West Smithfield, goldsmith, and Margaret his wife, handed over in bail to Nathaniel Morris of the same, haberdasher, and John Pitman of St. Olave's, Southwark, co. Surrey, smith, for suspicion of receiving a certain silver cup of the goods of William Johnson (and f.144d).