Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1567

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1886

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59-61

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1567', Middlesex county records: Volume 1: 1550-1603 (1886), pp. 59-61. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65936 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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1567

3 April, 9 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, at St. Martyns-in-Lez-Feildes co. Midd. on the said day, William Donne late of Westminster laborer stole a black velvett capp worth five shillings, two yardes of russet sarcenett worth ten shillings, and ten pounds in numbered money, of the goods chattels and moneys of William Burne. Putting himself 'Guilty,' William Donne was sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

6 May, 9 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, at St. John's Strete co. Midd. on the said day, Robert Roockewood late of London yoman stole a cote of grograyne worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels of William Pegesworth. Pleading his clergy, Robert Roockewood was delivered to the Ordinary. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

8 May, 9 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, at St. Clement's-Danes-without-the-bars of the New Temple co. Midd. on the said day, John Johnson late of London yoman stole "unum jocale auri vocat' a Tablett ad valenciam xli.," of the goods and chattels of Humfrey Damport. Pleading his clergy, John Johnson was delivered to the Ordinary. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

16 May, 9 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, in a certain stable being parcel of a messuage called The Swanne in Saint John's Strete co. Midd., William Porter of the said street bocher, on the day aforesaid and at divers times before and afterwards, killed swine, oxen and calves, making there a slaughterhouse, where no slaughterhouse formerly existed, to the nuisance and inconvenience of his neighbours. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

20 May, 9 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, at Hownslowe co. Midd. on the said day, Thomas Bond late of the same place yoman, stole two garmentsworth three shillings and four pence each, of the goods and chattels of Edmund Wyndham gentleman, and a gray gelding worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels of Sir John Windham knt. Putting himself 'Guilty,' he was sentenced to be hung. Afterwards, at the Gaol Delivery of Newgate held on 16 February, 11 Elizabeth, he produced the Queen's Pardon of the said felony, granted to him by Letters Patent under the Great Seal, dated 1 December of the same eleventh year of her reign. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

22 May, 9 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post mortem, taken at Endfeilde co. Midd. on view of the body of William Woodland late of Mores Hatche laborer, there lying dead: With Verdict that the said William died at Mores Hatche on the 19th inst, by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

26 May, 9 Elizabeth.—True bill that, at Westminster on the said day, Hugh Lewes late of London yoman stole three great purses called bagges worth six shillings and eightpence, nine leather purses worth six shillings and eight pence, five leather girdles worth five shillings, nine pair of shoes worth five shillings, "quatuor specula de vitro vocat' Lokinge Glasses" worth three shillings, a pair of stockings worth twenty pence, eighteen pairs of knives worth ten shillings, forty-seven pairs of gloves worth twenty shillings, three thousand pynnes worth two shillings, two pairs of painted cards worth six pence, of the goods and chattels of William Tytly. Putting himself 'Guilty,' Hugh Lewes was sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., 28 May, 9 Eliz.

15 December, 10 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, at eleven p.m. in the night of the said day at St. Clement's-Danes co. Midd., William Harrison and John Humfrey, both late of London yomen, broke into the house of Edmund Wynchester at St. Clement's Danes, and stole therefrom "quatuor thoraces vocat' Spanishe lether jerkins ad valemciam xxvis." of the goods and chattels of the said Edmund, and eight other Spanishe lether jerkins worth three pounds, and "duos diploides de cores ad valenciam iis.," of the goods and chattels of some unknown man, then in the keeping of the said Edmund. Putting himself 'Guilty,' William Harrison was sentenced to be hung; John Humfrey was at large. G. D. R., 19 Jan., 10 Eliz.