9 February, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at Cowley co. Midd.
on the said day, Joachin Chareavent and Massy Le Chesne, both late
of Cowley aforesaid yomen, made feloniously of copper and other
false metals certain coined pieces of spurious money in the likeness
of Kinge Charles tenn shilling peeces. Found 'Guilty,' both culprits
were sentenced to be drawn on hurdles to the gallows and there hung.
G. D. R., . . . ., 11 Charles I.
12 February, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at Old Streete co.
Midd. on the said day, William Milton late of the said street yoman
with a fraudulent intention and purpose made feloniously of copper
and other false metals certain six pieces of counterfeit coin, in the
likeness of Kinge Charles shillings, and three other pieces of spurious
coin in the likeness of Kinge Charles sixpences. Found 'Guilty,'
William Milton was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows
and there hung. G. D. R., . . . ., 11 Charles I.
6 March, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at Clarkenwell co. Midd.
on the said Day, Thomas Needle carpenter, William Clarke brickmaker, and William Perice carpenter, all three late of the said parish,
stole and carried off a leaden cesterne worth ten shillings, of the goods
and chattels of the Most Noble William the Lord Sturton. William
Perice was at large. Found 'Guilty,' Thomas Needle and William Clarke
pleaded their clergy effectually and were branded. G. D. R., . . .,
11 Charles I.
9 March, 10 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church &c.
during one month beginning on the said day, against seventy-seven
persons, late of St. John's Street, Saffron Hill, St. James's Clarkenwell,
St. Giles's-in-the-Fields, Golding Lane, St. Clement's Danes, St.
Andrew's Holborne, Chiswicke or Hammersmith; Comprising Mary
Kattison spinster, Katherine Kattison spinster, Margaret Palmer
spinster, Hanna Loveringe widow, Phillip Borough yoman, William
Brooke bookebinder, and his wife Mary Brooke, all seven late of St.
James's Clarkenwell; James Leanteere gentleman, Katherine Deakings
widow, William Clarke gentleman, and his wife Elizabeth Clarke, all
four late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields; William Whittocke of Paddington
vintner; Elizabeth Winsor late of Hammersmith spinster; and . . . .
Lady Grevill of Fulham widow. Those of the seventy-seven, who
are not mentioned in this note, have appeared repeatedly in previous
entries of this volume, as indicted recusants. G. D. R., . . . .,
11 Charles I.
20 March, 10 Charles I.—Coroner's Inquisition for cause of
death, taken at "le Towne Court Howse" within the parish of St.
Margaret Westminster co. Midd., on view of the body of James
Prymerose barber and surgeon; With Verdict that on the 13th inst.
the said James fell ill of a nephritic malady called "the payne of the
kydneys," and after suffering in a manner set forth in the finding
died of the same disease on the 18th instant. G. D. R., 25 June,
11 Charles I.
6 August, 11 Charles I.—Coroner's Inquisition for cause of death,
taken at Islington co. Midd. on view of the body of John Arnold there
lying dead; With Verdict that on the 1st inst. the said John Arnold
at Islington aforesaid sickened of a certain disease called "a pestilent
spotted feaver," and died thereof on the 4th of the same present month.
G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 11 Charles I.
10 August, 11 Charles I.—Coroner's Inquisition for cause of death,
taken at Uxbridge co. Midd. on view of the body of John Gosbill
there lying dead; With Verdict that on the 14th day of July last past
the said John Gosbill sickened of a certain disease called "a burning
feaver" and languished thereof till the 5th of the present month, on
which last-named day he died of the said fever by God's visitation.
G. D. R., . . . . Sept., 11 Charles I.
1 September, 11 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church
&c. during one month beginning on the said day, against one hundred and ninety-seven persons, late of St. Giles's-without-Cripplegate,
Hollowell Street, Edmonton, Stanmore, Newbrainford, Cheswick,
St. James's Clarkenwell, Stratfordbowe, St. John's Streete, Fulham,
St. Giles's-in-the-Fields, St. Andrew's Holborn, or Chauncery Lane;
Comprising John Bowcher alias Baptista gentleman, David Powell
yoman, Thomas Davies vintner, Thomas Rutter yoman, all four of
St. Giles's-without-Cripplegate; John Seeley late of Hollowell Street
sawyer; Philip Fursden senr. gentleman, his wife . . . . Fursden,
Philip Fursden junr. gentleman, Dorothy Fursden spinster, Katherine
Fursden spinster, all five late of Edmonton; Alice Rumball late of
Stanmore Parva widow; Darby Norton yoman, William Brewen yoman,
his wife . . . . Brewen, Jarvase Else yoman, his wife . . . .
Else, Walter Welsh yoman, his wife . . . . Welsh, Sir John
Symons knt., his wife Lady Symons, . . . . Porredge esq.,
Joseph Walker gentleman, Penelope Lady Gage, . . . . Miles
widow, Treague Silke yoman, James Leiventeere gentleman, Margaret
Langworth widow, Mary Pettyson widow, . . . . Smarte widow,
Thomas Hudson gentleman, John Fish gentleman, his wife Anne
Fish, James Griffith gentleman, his wife Anne Griffith, Prudence Birch
widow, John Mott yoman, Anne Lowe widow, Joan Malton widow,
Richard Musdale yoman, Anne Featherberry spinster, Frances wife of
Hugh Wise yoman, . . . . Lowe widow, Thomas Eaton yoman,
his wife . . . . Eaton, Nicholas Broffe yoman, his wife . . .
Broffe, Anne Marshall spinster, . . . . Benbowe widow, Joan
wife of Richard Weekes gentleman, Anne Salberry widow, all thirtynine late of St. James's Clerkenwell; William Ceasar yoman, Frances
Langley widow, Frances Lovett spinster, Anne Sandale wife of John
Sandale gentleman, Elizabeth Lady Gardner, Sir Richard Minshall
knt., John Sidley gentleman, Robert Lewen gentleman, John Coxall
yoman, all nine late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields; Joan Emerson widow,
John Warden cutler, his wife Elizabeth Warden, John Morgan gentleman, his wife Mary Morgan, William Hodskin cutler, his wife Anne
Hodskin, John Barter taylor, Thomas Johnson yoman, Mary Strugge
spinster, James Coldridge taylor, his wife Mary Coldridge, all twelve
late of St. Andrew's Holborn; Francis Playden esq., John Chamberlyn
yoman, Thomas Landy yoman, Robert Allen gentleman, William
Chamberlyn gentleman, Richard Hornby yoman, Edward Morgan
barber, Margaret Harper widow, all eight late of St. Andrew's Holborn.
Like several of the people mentioned in this entry, all those of the
one hundred and ninety-seven recusants, of whom the note makes no
mention by name, are individuals who have appeared repeatedly in
previous entries of the present volume as recusants indicted for not
coming to church. G. D. R. 5 Oct., 11 Charles I.
7 December, 11 Charles I.—Forasmuch as this Courte is informed that the gunpowder house which formerly stood in Lincolnes
Inne Feildes is lately removed and placed neere unto divers dwellinghouses scituate in the backe side of Clementes Inne, and close by divers
common footewaies leading over the feildes, to the great terror and
perill of the inhabitantes and passengers there; It is thereupon ordered
by this Courte that two of his Majesties Justices of Peace of the
countie of Middlesex doe viewe the said place where the said gunpowder house now standeth, And if they shall find the same to be
perilous and inconvenient, that then they cause the owners thereof
to remove the same from thence unto such place as they shall conceive in their judgment to bee most convenient and freest from
daunger. G. D. Reg.
8 December, 11 Charles I.—True Bill that, at seven p.m. in the
night of the said day at St. Katherine's co. Midd., Simon Johnson late
of the said place laborer stole and carried off one hoggeshead of oyle
worth four pounds and ten shillings, of the goods and chattels of John
Rusholt gentleman, the said oil when so taken being found in certain
vessel called a lighter, then and still being attached by a rope to a
certain little ship called "a pincke," lying in the river Thames within
London bridge, near the shore. G. D. R., 7 Dec, 11 Charles I.
20 December, 11 Charles I.—True Bill that, at the parish of
St. Dunstan-in-the-East in the ward of the Tower of London, John
Tailer late of London yoman stole and carried away ninety yards of
broad cloth worth forty pounds of the goods and chattels of John
Dycer "et ducenta insignia anglice vocata Tillets" worth seventeen
pounds, of the goods and chattels of John Hedge; and That, afterwards on the same 20th Dec, knowing him to have perpetrated the
said felony, Michael Humfreyes late of East Smithfeild tailor received
and comforted &c the said John Tailer. No clerical memorandum
touching John Tailer, but a minute on the bill shows that Michael
Humfreyes was found ' Guilty,' and on pleading his clergy effectually
was branded. G. D. R., 15 Jan., 11 Charles I.
28 December, 11 Charles I.—True Bill that, at Norwood co.
Midd. in the night of the said day, William Scudamore late of the
said parish laborer broke burglariously into the dwelling-house of John
Allenson gentleman, and stole therefrom a silver candlesticke worth
thirty shillings, a chaine of pearles worth twelve pounds, a golde ringe
with a dyamond in it worth ten pounds, a gold seale ringe worth three
pounds, a gold ringe with a turkystone in it worth ten shillings, a gold
ringe with deathes head engraven on it worth sixteen shillings, together
with other things set forth in the indictment, of the goods and
chattels of the said John Allenson. William Scudamore put himself
'Not Guilty.' G. D. R., 27 June, 12 Charles I.