Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1606

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1887

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15-25

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1606', Middlesex county records: Volume 2: 1603-25 (1887), pp. 15-25. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65982 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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11 January, 3 James I.—Recognizances, taken before William Harrison J.P., of Reynold Grounsell of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. whitebaker, in the sum of ten pounds, and of Symon Rowlandson haberdasher and John Johnson coachmaker, both of St. Martin's-in-theFields aforesaid, in the sum of five pounds each; For the said Reynold Grounsell's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, and in the mean time for his peaceful bearing towards all people, and more especially towards Elizabeth Bingham, wife of Frauncis Bingham of the same parish yeoman, and her mother Jane Titley. G. S. P. R., Easter, 4 James I.

5 February, 3 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir Robert Leigh knt. J.P., of Henry Morris and Edward Macklees of St. John's Streete co. Midd. vitlers, in the sum of ten pounds, and Jeremy Daye of St. John's Street aforesaid vitler, in the sum of twenty pounds; For the said Jeremy Daye's appearance at the next Session of the Peace, to answer "for harboringe papistes and suspicious persons in his howse and givinge ill wordes to the officers when they come to searche.' G. D. R., . . . . 3 James I.

17 February, 3 James I.—Memorandum that, having failed to surrender themselves to the Sheriff of Middlesex before the General Gaol Delivery held on the said 17th Feb. at the Justice Hall in the Olde Baylye, in accordance with proclamation duly made at the Session of 9 Jan. 3 James I., for them so to surrender themselves, Susan Cutler widow, Walter Dennis gentleman, the Lady Mary Syddenham wife of the said Walter Dennis, Humfrey Swale yoman, Edward Ruffoote yoman, his wife Elizabeth Ruffoote, Robert Johnson yoman, Thomas Sleepe yoman, his wife Katherine Sleepe, Anne Ashfeilde spinster, Rachel Farnandeth spinster, Bridget Crathorne spinster, and Thomas Crathorne gentleman, (all of St. James's, Clarkenwell co. Midd.); John Addams yoman, John Coleman yoman, Grace Sandye spinster, James Bredkerke yoman, Cristofer Waker yoman, James Jefferey yoman, Henry Tower yoman, Philip Downe yoman, Richard Hooper yoman, Henry Croft yoman, Richard Tomlinson yoman, William Coke gentleman, William Cropley yoman, Paul Addington gentleman, his wife Anne Addington, Mary Stanesmore widow, Judith Hippon widow, all of St. Andrew's in Holborn; Francis Kytchen of Islington co. Midd. yoman; William Sadler of St. Martin's-in-theFields co. Midd. gentleman, his wife Anne Sadler, Emlen Goldwell of the same parish spinster and Hugh Griffin of the same parish taylor, were at the said Gaol Delivery held on 17 Feb. 3 James I. convicted of the trespasses and contempts, of which they had been indicted. G. D. R., 17 Feb., 3 James I.

3 April, 4 James I.—Forty-two True Bills against recusants, for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer, put together by themselves on the same file; viz.—(1) Against the Lady Grace Holte spinster, Mary Holte spinster, Francis Kytchinge yoman, Elizabeth Dymocke spinster, Robert Dymocke gentleman, (all of Islington co. Midd.) for not going to church during the three monthsnext following 10 Feb. 3 James I.—(2) Against Sir William Roper knt., William Perrye yoman, his wife Anne alias Anne Perrye spinster, Elizabeth Gibson spinster alias Elizabeth Gibson wife of Anthony Gibson gentleman, Margaret Morley spinster, and Mary Hagger spinster, all of St. Andrew's in Holborne, for not going to church &c. during the six months next following 10 Sept. 3 James I. At the foot of the bill, memoranda that process on the indictment was stayed against Sir William Roper by order of the Court on 4 June, 4 James I, and against Elizabeth Gibson by order of the Court on 2 May, 4 James I. —(3) Against Sir Thomas Holte knt. and Edward Dymocke gentleman, both of Islington, for not going to church &c, during the three months next following 10 Dec., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process against Sir Thomas Holte, by order of the Court on 4 June, 4 James I.—(4) Against Henry Bristowe gentleman, his wife Margaret alias Margaret Bristowe spinster, Elizabeth Forrest spinster, and Robert Bristow gentleman, all of St. Leonard's in Shorediche, for not going to church &c., during the three months next following 10 Dec, 3 James I.—(5) Against Walter Ersewicke late of St. Margaret's in Westminster gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(6) Against John Prichard late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd., for not going to church &c., during the same six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.— (7) Against Francis Truggyn late of Fulham co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c., during the same six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(8) Against John Fludde of the parish of St. Mary Le Savoye co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process by order of the Court, on 4 June, 4 James I.—(9) Against Sir John Carrell late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of the Court, on 4 June, 4 James I.—(10) Against Dorothy Midleton late of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. widow, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(11) Against William Apleton of St. Leonard's in Shorediche co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(12) Against Elizabeth Standen late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. spinster alias Elizabeth Standen wife of Anthony Standen of the said parish gentleman (sic) for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I. —(13) Against Sir Anthony Standen late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields, co. Midd. knt. (sic), for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(14) Against Anthony Standen late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. gentleman (sic), for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I. —(15) Against the Lady Jane Lovell late of Hornsey co. Midd. widow, for not going to church during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of the Court, on 4 June, 4 James I.—(16) Against Daniel Knowlinge of Newbraineford co. Midd. chaundler, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(17) Against Sir John Carrell junior late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of the Court on 4 June, 4 James I.—(18) Against Sir Christopher Rooper late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(19) Against Sir Thomas Reresbye late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(20) Against Barnard Decon alias Daykyn late of St. Andrew's in Holborn co. Midd., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(21) Against Hugh Griffine late of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. tayler, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(22) Against John Godfrey late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(23) Against John Grabham late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I. —(24) Against John Audley late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(25) Against William Quorum late of St. Mary's Le Savoye co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(26) Against Lionel Tichburne late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(27) Against John Preston late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(28) Against William Coles late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(29) Against John Pennye late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of the Court on 4 June, 4 James I.—(30) Against Sir Francis Smithe of St. Andrew's in Holborne knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of the Court on 4 June, 4 James I.—(31) Against the Lady Jane Weston late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. spinster, alias the Lady Jane Weston wife of Sir Richard Weston late of the said parish knt., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I. —(32) Against Anne Persey of the parish of St. Pancras co. Midd. spinster, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I—(33) Against Paul Cuddington of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(34) Against Richard Boyse of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(35) Against Henry Coke late of St. James's in Clerkenwell co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(36) Against Clara Benbowe late of St. James's in Clerkenwell co. Midd. widow, for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(37) Against James Godwyn late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. . . . ., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of Court on 4 June, 4 James I.—(38) Against Sir Garrett Kempe knt. late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(39) Against (? Sir) Thomas Crathorne of St. Margaret's in Westminster . . . ., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(40) Against Thomas Layton late of St. Margaret's in Westminster . . . ., for not going to church &c., during the six months next following 20 Aug., 3 James I.—(41) Against some person, whose name does not appear on the remnant of the bill, a fragment of an indictment; With a portion of a memorandum of stay of proceedings.—(42) Against John Lawrence late of Harefielde co. Midd. gentleman, alias late of London gentleman, for not going to church &c., during the three months next following 1 Jan., 3 James; With memorandum of stay of process, by order of Court on 2 May, 4 James I.—The number of persons indicted by these bills was fifty-five. Notice has been taken of every occasion, where there was a stay of process. At the foot of each bill appears a memorandum of proclamation, made in accordance with the statute. G. D. R., 3 April, 4 James I.

6 April, 4 James I.—True Bill against Edward Leeke late of Edmonton co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer, during the twelve months next following the said 6th April. G. S. P. R., Michaelmas, 5 James I.

23 April, 4 James I.— Recognizances, taken before Sir John Grange knt. J.P., of Myles Leaves and Jenkinns Marcrosse, yeomen of the Prince's sompter horses, in the sum of twenty pounds each, and of Thomas Swen, yeoman of the Prince's sompter horses, in the sum of forty pounds; For the said Thomas's appearance at the next Session of the Peace at Westminster, "to aunswer the hurtinge of one Philip Auberie of Holborne taylor." G. S. P. R., Easter, 4 James I.

30 April, 4 James I.—True Bill that, at St. Leonard's in Shorediche in the night of the said day, Henry Claye, Robert Kendall, Edward Turnor, Richard Read alias Wayscoate, John Slater, Thomas Blond and William Hobbes, all late of London yomen, broke burglariously into the dwelling-house of William Belcher, and stole therefrom a man's scarlet woollen-cloth gowne worth four pounds, a man's red woollen-cloth gowne worth twenty shillings, a pair of linen sheetes worth six shillings, the skirtes of a woeman's gown edged with golde lace worth ten shillings, a robe of changeable taffata worth twenty shillings, a black satten dublett worth twenty shillings, and a black felte hatt imbrodered with golde worth six shillings, of the goods and chattels of the said William Belcher. A memorandum that all seven burglars were tried and found 'Guilty,' when it was adjudged that each of them should be hung. G. D. R., 4 June, 4 James I.

21 May, 4 James I.—Recognizance, taken before Sir Robert Leigh knt. J.P., of Margaret Leveston wife of Thomas Leveston of Old Streete, in the sum of twenty pounds; For the said Margaret's appearance at the next Session of Gaol Delivery, to give evidence against Daniell Taylor, "for speakinge certaine scandalous and traiterous speaches against his Majestic" G. D. R., 4 June, 4 James I.

21 May, 4 James I.—True Bill that, at Whitecrosse Street co. Midd. on the said day, Rose Mersam late of the said street spinster, alias Rose Mersam wife of Robert Mersam of the same street porter, at the instigation of the devil practised certain wicked unholy and diabolical arts, called witchcraftes, inchauntementes, charmes and sorceryes, against and upon James Thompson of the same street, so that he languished and wasted in his body for the space of five days, and so has continued and remained. Putting herself 'Not Guilty,' Rose Mersam was acquitted. G. D. R., . . . . 4 James I.

. . . . 4 James I.—Fourteen True Bills, put together on the same file into a separate roll, against Recusants for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer; viz.—(1) Against Mathew Walwyn late of St. Mary's-at-le-Strond co. Midd. for not going to church &c. during the six months next following 1 Jan., 3 Jas. I. (2) Against Richard Godfrey late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (3) Against John Pennye late of St. Giles's-in-the-Field co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (4) Against John Scrogges late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (5) Against Anthony Scrogges late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (6) Against Bartholomew Brookesley late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (7) Against George Smythe of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (8) Against Richard Cholme ley late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. esq., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (9) Against Sir Austin Belson late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd. knt., for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (10) Against George Love late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, for not going to church &c. during the same six months. (11) Against James Basheforde gentleman alias James Bemford gentleman, and Edward Standen gentleman, both late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co Midd., for not going to church &c. during the three months next following 20 March, 3 James I. (12) Against Susan Cole late of Heston co. Midd. spinster, daughter of Robert Cole late of the same parish yoman, and Anne Glascocke late of the same parish spinster, for not going to church &c. during the same three months. (13) Against William Darbye late of St. Sepulchre's London co. Midd. yoman, and William Brownericke late of the same parish sadler, for not going to church &c. during the same aforesaid three months. (14) Against Ralph Emerson cutler, his wife Isabella alias Isabella Emerson spinster, Susan Saule wife of Edward Saule yoman alias Susan Saule spinster, John Blake taylor, his wife Magdalen alias Magdalen Blake spinster, Katherine Parker spinster, Mildred Eaton spinster, Elizabeth Coke spinster, Henry Newbye taylor, Christopher Hornebye yoman, Ralph Courte yoman, Richard Tompson gentleman, Mary Thompson spinster, Katherine Thompson spinster, Mary Angar widow, Margaret Morley spinster, William Crapley yoman, Nicholas Blumston yoman, his wife Margaret alias Margaret Blumston spinster, Anne Hutchenson spinster alias Anne Hutchenson wife of Henry Hutchenson yoman, all of St. Andrew's in Holborn for not going to church &c. during the same three months next following 20 March, 3 James I. The persons indicted by these bills number thirty-six. At the foot of each bill appears the usual memorandum of proclamation having been made in accordance with the form of the statute; and certain of the bills exhibit memoranda of stay of process against Mathew Walwyn, by order of Court on 3 Oct., 4 James I.; against John Pennye, by order of Court on 4 June, 4 James I., and against Richard Cholmeley, by order of Court on 1 Jan., 4 James I. Recusants', Roll, 11 Jan., 4 James I.

29 July, 4 James I.—True Bill that, at Westminster on the said day, Thomas Hill late of London yoman stole four golde buttons sett with diamondes and rubies worth six pounds, of the goods and chattels of Edward Swansteed gentleman. Confessing the indictment, Thomas Hill asked for the book, could not read it, and therefore was sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

30 July, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Tobias Woode esq. J.P., of Susan Shelley of East Smithfeild co. Midd. widow, in the sum of ten pounds, and of Harris Redcliffe gentleman and Richard Holton of East Smithfeilde aforesaid yeoman, in the sum of five pounds each; For the said Susan Shelley's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, to answer "for victualling without a licence." G. S. P. R., Michaelmas, 4 James I.

7 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir Hierom Bowes knt. J.P. and Edward Forsett esq. J.P., of John Graunt of St. Sepulchre's London yoman and Thomas Hathway of the same parish girdler, in the sum of forty pounds each; For the appearance of Thomas Billington of St. Dunstane's-in-the-West London tailor, at the next Gaol Delivery of Newgate, he being "charged as accessary vnto the feloniouse taking away forth of the howse of Sir Vincent Skinner knt. scituate in Westminster one bolt of silk curle which was stolen from John Wright." G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

8 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Edward Vaughan esq. J.P., of Thomas Chauncey of Hallingbury Morley co. Essex gentleman and Robert Powell of Myvorde co. Mongomry (sic) gentleman, in the sum of twenty pounds each, and Walter Gitters of St. Sepulchre's London yeoman, in the sum of forty pounds; For the said Walter Gitters's appearance at the next Session of the Peace co. Midd., then and there to answer &c, he being " charged to be a Recusant, but at the takeinge of this recognizance toke the othe of supremisie, recited and red vnto him accordinge to the statute before vs the said Justices and therevnto did subscribe his name." G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

18 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir Hierom Bowes knt. J.P., and Edward Forsett esq. J.P., of Nicholas Hornesie of Bond . . . . co. Lincoln gentleman, in the sum of two hundred pounds, and of Sir Patrick Hume knt., Master of the Harriers (magister de le harriers) and James Acheson of St. Margaret's-at-Westminster goldsmithe, in the sum of one hundred pounds each; For the said Nicholas Hornesie's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, and for his good behaviour in the mean time. G. S. P. R., Michaelmas, 4 James I.

24 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Nicholas Collyn esq. J.P., of John Croft of Stepney co. Midd. "gratier," in the sum of forty pounds, and Francis Reynoldes of the same parish musition, in the sum of one hundred pounds; For the said Francis's appearance at the next Session of the Peace &c., he being "charged to be a Recusant by George Cobham gent. and confessed vppon his examynacion." . . . . Sept.. 4 James I.

24 August, 4 James I.—Recognizance, taken before Nicholas Collyn esq. J.P., of John Croft of Stepney co. Midd. "gratier," in the sum of one hundred pounds; For the said John Croft's appearance at the next Session of the Peace, then and there to answer &c., he being "charged to be a Recusant by George Cobbham gent." G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

27 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir John Grange knt. J.P., of John Slye servant of the Right Honorable the Lord Mount Eagle and John Chapman servant of Tristram Diamonde of Canninge Streete London draper, in the sum of forty pounds each, and John Allett, servant of Mrs. Abington of Holborne widow, in the sum of eighty pounds; For the said John Allett's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery of Newgate, he being "suspected for a dangerous Recusant." G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

27 August, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir John Grange knt. J.P., of John Slye servant of the Right Ho: the Lord Mount Eagle and John Chapman, servant to Mr. Tristram Diamonde of Canninge Streete London draper, in the sum of forty pounds each, and of Christopher White of London yeoman, in the sum of eighty pounds; For the said Christopher's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery of Newgate, he being "suspected to be a very dangerous Recusant." G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 4 James I.

15 September, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before William Harrison J.P., of John Mylton of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. gentleman, in the sum of twenty pounds, and of Christopher Abday of Islington co. Midd., and Mathew Mylton of St. Faythes London clothworker, in the sum of five pounds each; For the said John Mylton's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace for co. Midd., and in the mean time for his good behaviour. G. S. P. R., Michaelmas, 4 James I.

16 September, 4 James I.—True Bill that, at Clerkenwell co. Midd. in the night of the said day, William Braye late of London gentleman broke burglariously into the dwelling-house of Edward Lord Sturton, and stole therefrom a velvet ornament called "a footeclothe of black velvett," edged with golde frenge worth thirteen pounds six shillings and eightpence, a Parliament Roabe of scarlett worth seventyfour pounds, a woman's gowne of taffata worth five pounds, another gown worth forty shillings, "et tres tapetes vocat stamenell carpets" worth six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence, of the goods and chattels of the said Lord Sturton at Clerkenwell. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' William Braye was acquitted. G. D. R., . . . . ., 4 James I.

19 October, 4 James I.—Recognizance, taken before Henry Thoresby esq. J.P., of John Freeon of Hackney co. Midd. gentleman, servant to the Countess of Oxford, in the sum of ten pounds; For the said John Freeon's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery of Newgate, to give evidence against Rose Jones spinster, committed to the said gaol for suspicion of a felony done to the said countess. G. D. R., . . . . 4 James I.

8 December, 4 James I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir John Grange knt., of William Kerbie of Bridewell in London fustian-weaver and James Pratt of St. Bride's London feltmaker, in the sum of ten pounds, and William Fowler of St. Bride's aforesaid feltmaker, in the sum of twenty pounds; For the said William Fowler's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery of Newgate, he being "charged by William Smeethie gent. vppon suspicion to have embezeled or stolen his cloak from him at the Antelop in Holborne." G. D. R., . . . ., 4 James I.

10 December, 4 James I.— True Bill against George Moore gentleman, and his wife Elizabeth Moore alias Elizabeth Moore spinster, both late of St. James's in Clerkenwell co. Midd., for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer on the 10th of December nor during the six months next following.—Similar True Bill against Margaret Bates spinster, Mary Bird spinster, Katherine Parker spinster, Mary Awnslowe spinster, Thomas Male yoman, William Morris yoman, Richard Kenniston yoman, and Thomas Manfielde yoman, all late of St. Andrew's in Holborn co. Midd., for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer on the said 10 Dec., 4 James I., nor during the six months next following.—Also, similar True Bill against William Wynn gentleman, William Jubbes gentleman, his wife Susanna Jubbes alias Susanna Jubbes spinster, Patience Slatter widow, Francis Pryce gentleman, his wife Mary Pryce alias Mary Pryce spinster and Edward Underwood porter, all late of St. James's in Clerkenwell co. Midd., for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer on 10th March, 4 James I., nor during the three months next following.—Also, similar True Bill against Mary Lunne widow and Mary Lunne spinster, both late of St. Sepulchre's in London co. Midd., for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer on 10th March, 4 James I., nor during the three months next following. These bills are preserved by themselves in a separate file, the usual memorandum of proclamation being at the foot of each bill. G. D. R., 26 June, 5 James I.

22 December, 4 James I.—True Bill that, in the highway at St. Leonard's in Shordiche co. Midd. on the said day, John Jeffery butcher, George Coke butcher, Robert Pleasington yoman and John Riccard yoman, all late of London, assaulted Robert Boothe esq., and robbed him of two pairs of laced satten breeches worth five pounds, a man's woollen-cloth cloake of mingled colour worth seven pounds, a woollen-cloth cloake of French-russet colour worth five pounds, a rapier worth thirty shillings, a dagger worth ten shillings, a paire of silke stockins of rose culler worth thirty shillings, two other pairs of silk stockings of russet colour worth . . . ., a pair of white wustard stockins worth seven shillings, a linen night cappe worth twelve pence, a pair of lynnen boote-hoose worth twelve pence, divers writings called bonds and other writinges worth five hundred pounds, a parchment map called "the Mappe of the new Cutt to bringe the water from Amwell to Tibbolls" worth fifteen pounds, a silver seal called "A Seall of Armes" worth two shillings and six-pence, a linen bag-purse worth a penny, and five pounds in numbered money being in the same purse, of the goods and chattels of the saide Robert Boothe. Robert Pleasington and John Riccard were at large. Found 'Guilty,' John Jeffery and George Coke were sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., . . . ., 4 James I.