||10. Petition of And. Buckler to Salisbury, that his tenement in
the manor of Wyke Regis, Dorsetshire, may be resettled on himself
and his intended wife. [See July 25, 1609.]
11. Petition of William Williams to the Same; prays for a
Commission to the Chief Justice of the Circuit, or to the Lord
Bishop of St. Asaph, to examine the complaint which he has preferred by bill in the Court of Exchequer, against Sir John Wyn
and others, for detaining from him the remainder of lease of a farm
left him by his uncle, in Carnarvonshire.
12. Petition of Christopher Shaw, the Queen's Embroiderer, to
the Same, for payment of embroiderer's work done for the Queen,
for a masque on the creation of the Prince of Wales, &c.
13. Petition of Sir Wm. Walsh to the Same, for a lease of Alton
Woods, co. Worcester, being within his manor of Aberley. With
14. Petition of His Majesty's tenants of Kirk-Levington, parcel of
the possessions of the late Countess of Lenox, to the Lord Treasurer.
Understanding that lands not in the entail are now to be sold, they
desire to purchase those which they hold.
15. Satirical paper assigning certain armorial bearings to Jesuits,
puritans, usurers, pedants, and ignorami. Indorsed "Cambridge
16. Allowances to the Gentlemen Ushers for making ready certain
of His Majesty's houses, and for riding and hunting journeys, with
causes of increase of such expenses this year. Annexed is,
16. I. Queries in reference to the regulation of expenses, to which
the above is a reply.
17. Particulars of the value of materials at the old Banquetting.
House, Whitehall, which have not been accounted for by the Board
of Works. Indorsed [by Salisbury] "Note of abuses in the King's
18. Charges of repairs done at the old Close Lodge, at Elsholt, by
19. Charges of repairs of lodges at Farnham Park, by Mr. Nairn.
20. Memorandum of the times and places of sitting of certain
Courts and Commissions. Indorsed, "E. of Salisbury."
21. Note in the cause Sir Warwick Hele, executor of Serjeant
Hele, and Sir Francis Hele v. Simon Killigrew, relative to lands
extended by Serjeant Hele, for a debt due to him by Killigrew.
22. Table of profits of the Alienation Office, from the year 1576
23. Titles of original writs customarily issued from the Chancery
at Lancaster; together with particulars of the fees thereon, alphabetically arranged.
24. Law case between John Parker and Thomas Allen, the latter
having promised to repay a loan of 4s. 6d. made to him by the
former, by giving him one grain of wheat for the first of the 36
buttonholes on his doublet, and doubling the amount for each of the
others; the total is found to amount to 32,768 quarters of wheat,
against the payment of which Allen remonstrates.
25. The King to the Judges of the Court of Exchequer, forbidding
causes to be brought into their court by writs of subpona, not
justly belonging thereto, and ordering the attorneys of the King's
Bench to be allowed to plead in court, as the attorneys of the Common Pleas do.
26. Account of the sources from which fees are due to Officers of
the Exchequer, and of persons receiving moneys from the Exchequer, who pay no fees.
27. Book of the remainder of all the lands within the last entail,
not assigned to the Queen and Prince, and not already assigned nor
to be assigned to the Duke of York.
28. Petition of the King's tenants of Brailes, co. Warwick, to
Salisbury, to fix a time for their attendance, to purchase their
several tenements in fee-farm.
29. Petition of George Anglesea to Salisbury, to be paid a debt
owing to him by the widow Babington, out of certain money due
to her out of the Exchequer, she being "a very wilful woman,"
and refusing to pay it.
30. Another petition to the same effect.
31. Petition of Wm. Beecher to Salisbury, to confirm his previous
order to the Serjeant-at-Arms to fetch Mrs. Babington; which
order is stayed, on her pretence that she will give satisfaction.
31. I. Petition of Wm. Beecher to Salisbury, that Anne Babington
may be apprehended by his Lordship's Serjeant-at-Arms,
and compelled to perform the decree of the Court of
32. Petition of the creditors of Anne Babington and Robert
Bromley, surety to the late [Uriah] Babington, to the Same, that
Anne Babington be enjoined some speedy course for their satisfaction, her husband having spent the public money which he received
as accountant in the Exchequer, in the purchase of lands.
33. Petition of the Same to the Same, to establish the award
given under the Commissioners' hands and seals.
34. Representation of the estate and assets of Widow Babington
and Robt. Bromley, which are liable to meet the demands of the
creditors of Uriah Babington, deceased, with request that Mrs.
Babington may be compelled to perform the decree of the Exchequer,
relative to their payment.
35. Account of the revenue of the manors of Falmer, Ford, and
Climping, co. Sussex.
36. Valuation of manors in various counties, including those
granted to Helena Marchioness of Northampton. Indorsed [by
37. Note of sums due to the Exchequer, by the Collector of the
38. Statement of the revenue and expenses of the Bishop of
39. Statement that the inventor of a project, undisclosed, by which
His Majesty may satisfy a great part of his debts, wishes a tenth
part of the profits of it to be applied to establishing an institution
for voyages of discovery, and bringing in merchandise.
40. William Brown's evidence respecting the abuse offered to
Marmaduke Channer, of Waltham Cross, the Lord Treasurer's
servant, by -- Raymente, &c.
41. Report concerning the fines called reliefs, due to the Crown on
the death of a peer or landowner, his heir being of full age.
42. Note of certain lands, parcel of the manor of Ashburton, co.
Devon, which are to be passed in fee-simple or fee-farm. With
notes of land let in other counties.
43. Estimate of the fines that might be raised on certain demesnes
and leaseholds taken out of the entail, if their present leases were
extended for 50 years.
44. Difficulties on behalf of the King and of the tenants, in enfranchising the King's copyholds of inheritance.
45. Memorandum of common grounds inclosed by consent of the
Mayor, Bailiffs, and Burgesses of the town of Cambridge, to the
use of sundry Colleges.
46. Memoranda of divers particulars of grants of fines, debts,
offices, &c., whereof it is fit that their values be known, before His
Majesty grant any part of them.
47. Opinions on divers modes suggested for increasing the King's
revenue. Raising money on the penal laws disapproved, as having
been productive of mischief to Richard II. and Henry VII. The sale
of offices and honours commended, and the creation of an order of
Baronets, each to pay 1,000£. for the dignity. Debasing the coinage
not advisable, but rather a coinage of copper money, to which a
nominal value is to be given, and it is to be made legally payable
with other money, in the proportion of 1 to 20. [Pages 33 to 44
of a MS. book. Imperfect.]
48. Estimate by Hen. Beale of the expense of setting forth a ship
of war of 500 tons, being 4,077£. 10s.
49. Estimate for maintenance of the navy at Chatham, and
keeping the shipping on the coasts of England, Scotland, and
Ireland ; with a project for letting one of the King's ships of war to
the East India Company.
50. Note of requests for grants, presented by different parties to