||Grant to Fras. Vivian, of the office of Keeper of St. Mawes Castle,
co. Cornwall, for life. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 15.]|
||1. Warrant to the Receiver of Yorkshire to repay 1,000£. lent by the
Lord Mayor of York to the King, in April last, on his journey from
||2. Draft, corrected by Cecil, of the proclamation for transplantation
of the Grahams for offences on the Borders.|
|Copy of the above. Printed. [Proc. Bk. p. 56.]|
3. Names of 99 Grahams and their families dwelling upon Esk
and Leven; with notes of those who are fit to be transplanted.
||4. Reasons for continuing the garrison of Berwick without reduction.|
|5. The King to Sir Wm. Bowes, and others, Commissioners for
dissolving the garrison at Berwick. Having received their report,
has decided on the following directions, viz.; That after Christmas day,
the garrison is to be reduced to 100 of the oldest soldiers; the officers
to be dismissed; the younger men offered places in the service in
Flushing, Brill, or Ireland; the horse-band and some footmen to be
retained at half-pay. They are to have a survey of the expense of
rebuilding the decayed church, and of supporting a minister. The
ordnance is to be committed to John Crane, the Comptroller, till
the arrival of the Captain. Annexed are,|
5. I. Statements of the present allowances paid at Berwick.
5. II. Project [by the Commissioners] for reducing the expenses of
the garrison at Berwick.
5. III. Directions to his Lordship [the Earl of Cumberland] and
the Commissioners, in reference to the new establishment at
5. IV. Memoranda by Cecil relating to the same.
5. V. Account of the yearly pay allowed for Berwick, with the
Holy and Farn Islands and the castle of Wark, amounting
to 13,400£. 13s. 6d., and of the balance in the treasurer's
|6. Thos. Winter to John Grant. The Spaniards expect supply ;
40 of them surprised in a little castle by "our Lord Deputy." Count
Maurice risen from Sitemgambos. Ostend hardly pressed, and likely
to be won either by the Dutch or the sea. Lady Montague in the
||7. Certificate of Nathaniel Fulwer, Auditor of the Exchequer, of
the profits of courts in Crown manors, cos. Dorset, Somerset, Wilts
|Dec. 7 ?
||8. The King to the Sheriff of Hampshire. To stay the execution of
Lords Grey and Cobham, and Sir Griffin Markham. [Draft, corrected
by the King.]|
|Dec. 7 ?
||9. Copy of the above.|
|Dec. 9 ?
||Sir Walter Raleigh to his wife. Takes leave of her in anticipation
of his execution. [Dom. Corresp., 21 March, 1618.]|
||Grant, in reversion to Jerome Ham and John Barker, of price wines
in the port of Bristol, for 38 years. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 12.]|
||Grant to Wm. Smith, and his heirs, of the reversion of Launde
Priory, co. Leicester, and others, with remainder to Lord Cromwell.
[Ibid., p. 20.]|
||Grant to Sir Roger Aston of the keeping of Cowling Park, co.
Kent, escheated by attainder of Lord Cobham. [Docquet.]|
||Warrant for the Earl of Pembroke to preserve the King's game
in the Earl of Pembroke's division, Wilts. [Docquet.]|
||Warrant to deliver to Rich. Greene, John Carse, and Walter
Todderick, Pages of the Bedchamber, stuff for their apparel.
||Warrant to pay to Lord Harrington the wages due to the Lady
Elizabeth's servants. [Docquet.]|
||Warrant to pay to Euphemia Cromway 100 marks as the King's
free gift. [Docquet.]|
||Grant to Miles Rainsford of the keeping and stewardship of
Cobham Hall, co. Kent, escheated by attainder of Lord Cobham.
||10. The King to the Keeper of Winchester Castle. Order to deliver
to persons authorized by six of the Council, the prisoners attainted
of high treason but respited, who are to be returned to the Tower of
||Docquet of the above.|
||11. The King to the Lord Treasurer. To order Thos. Scudamore,
Receiver of York, to pay the expenses of the new establishment at
Berwick, according to a book of Musters to be yearly delivered to
him by the Captain. The Receiver to have 100 marks per ann. for
his pains. Incloses,|
11. I. "An establishmente conteyninge the numbers of men, with
there wages by the moneth and yeare, which our pleasure is
shalbe continewed in the towne of Barwycke." Dec. 9.
||12. Copy of the above.|
||Docquet of the above.|
|13. Edw. Reynoldes to Thos. Rawlins. Has delivered his resolution
to his brother, which he would not "commit to paper at that uncertain time."|
||Warrant to pay 100£. per ann. to the Grooms and Pages of the
King's Chamber. [Docquet.]|
||Grant to Lord Hunsdon of 424£. per ann., for life, of the King's free
||Warrant to deliver to the King's laundress stuff for her livery.
||Warrant for the Earl of Southampton to preserve the King's game
in the divisions of Andover, Fawley, and Kingsclere, co. Hants.
|14. Warrant to pay to Sir Hen. Lee 200£. the King's free gift, and
a pension of 200£. per ann.|
||Docquet of the above.|
||Grant in reversion to Tho. Hutton of an auditorship of the Exchequer. [Docquet.]|
||Letter in favour of Samuel Starr for a scholarship in Christchurch,
||Pension to Hugh Browne and John Pepper, of 5s. per diem, for life.
||Grant to Sir Roger Dallison, &c. (particulars not expressed.)
||15. Lord Treasurer Buckhurst to Sir Thos. Lake. Knows not how
to make provision of coinage for the new establishment of 6,000 foot
and 500 horse in Ireland, until he has a list of them, to ascertain how
many of the horse are to have 18d., and how many 15d., and 12d. per
|16. The Same to Lord Cecil. Troops in Ireland to be reduced.
Proposes buying up the Irish shillings, now decried to a groat. Violence
of the Scots on the Borders. Exorbitant demands of Peter Vanlore,
&c. Prices and transportation of corn. Suppression of mutinies, &c.|
||Grant, in reversion, to Chris. Browne, of the offices of Lieutenant of
the Isle of Portland, and Keeper of the Castle. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 13.]|
||Grant to Wm. Rainsford of the office of Keeper of Cobham Hall,
co. Kent, for life. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 15.]|
|17. Thos. Alabaster to Lord Cecil. The French King has lately recalled the banished Jesuits. It is thought he wishes to strengthen
the Popish faction, lest the Protestants call over the English King to
challenge his title. The Constable of Castile coming to treat of peace,
but it will be clogged with many conditions. The Flemish merchants
pronounce the Spanish impost of 30 per cent. on merchandise injurious.
The French King assists the Hollanders.|
||18. Grant to Gilbert Earl Shrewsbury of the office of Lord Chief
Justice in Eyre, north of the Trent, for life.|
||Entry of the above. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 13.]|
||19. The King to the Commissioners for Berwick. A new establishment for Berwick is devised, but the Captain for the garrison not
being appointed, they are to publish the establishment, and order
John Crane to see it performed.|
|20. Dud. Carleton to J. Chamberlain. Has come to Hampton Court
in ill weather, and the sickness. A book will be published of the
proceedings at Winchester. The prisoners returned to the Tower.
The Dean of Salisbury made Bishop of Oxford. Masques ready for
||Grant to Hen. and Sam. Sanderson of the offices of Constable of
Brancepeth Castle and Keeper of the Forest, for life. [Ind. Wt. Bk.,
||21. The King to the Dean of Salisbury, about to be elected Bishop
of Oxford. To continue Dr. Blincow in his office, as Chancellor of
||Grant to Hen. Bronker of the office of Overseer of all Issues, for
21 years. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 16.]|
||22. Sir Julius Cæsar to Sir Thos. Edmondes. Requests that the
Privy Council will require the Mayor, &c. of Southampton to assist
in apprehending certain persons named, for piracy.|
||Grant to Sir Geo. Hume, and his heirs, of lands, &c., co. Norfolk,
and elsewhere. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 13.]|
||Grant to Rich. Madock, and his heirs, of the manor of Westley,
and other lands, co. Shropshire, &c. [Ibid., p. 13.]|
||23. Hen. Spiller to Lord Treasurer Buckhurst. Statement of the
debts owing to the Crown by Rook Green and Walter Norton for
recusancy, for which an extent of their lands was made in the late
reign, amounting to 2,100£. A Scotch gentleman sues for their goods
but these have not been certified. [See 1604, Jan. 28.] Annexed is,|
23. I. Warrant for a grant to be made to Sam. Kirkpatrick of
the goods and chattels of Rook Green, of Essex, and Walter
Norton, of Norfolk and Suffolk, forfeited for recusancy.
||Grant to Oliver Manners of the office of Clerk of the Council, for
life. [Ind. Wt. Bk., p. 15.]|
||24. Peter Hardy, of London, to Lord [Cecil ?] Information as to
English Papists in Paris, and Sir John Carill, of Chichester, in whose
house mass had often been celebrated.|
||25. Archbishop Whitgift to the Bishops of his Province. Conveys
the King's commands, dated Windsor, Dec. 15, for execution of the
laws against Popish recusants, and suppression of superstition and
popery. Return to be made of all recusant Papists.|