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Abbot:
-, George, Archbishop of Canterbury, signature of, 90, 140.
-,-, the allowance of the Bodley preacher referred to, 94, 95, 96.
-,-, petition to, 135.
-,-, note by, 135.
-,-, to be appealed to, concerning the new schoolmaster for Exeter, 138.
-,-, special recommendation on behalf of William Perriman from, 139.
-,-, present at a meeting of the Privy Council, 145.
-, Matthew, feltmaker, inquiry into the death of, 59–60.

Accaran, Danish fort at, 239.

Acland, Ackland:
-, Sir Hugh, Baronet, attestation by, 220.
-, John, Alderman of Exeter, signature of, 150, 151.
-,-, Perryman's admission to, 157.
-,-, makes contribution towards the City plate, 322.
-,-, and see Exeter, Mayor of. John or Sir John, knighted 1604, letters of, 66, 83, 84.
-,-, request to, 73.
-,-, his liberality to Exeter College cited, 100, 102.
-,-, message to, 192.
-,-, grant from, 323, 324.

Acland's Charity, 425.

Acton Burnell [Shropshire], recognisance of, to be set forth, 33.

Admiral:
-, Lord. See Howard and Clinton.
-, Lord High, order from the Commissioners (1719) for executing the office of, 235.

Admiralty, the, licence from, 293.
-, commission for a Gaile delivery for, 372.

African Company, Royal, document relating to, 238–243.
-, the Governors and Directors of, recommendation to, desired, 243.

Agnus, Maugerus, house in which he dwelt, 399.

Aid for the marriage of Princess Elizabeth (?1612), 90.
-, towards making Prince Henry a knight (1609), 402.
-,-, documents concerning, 79.
-,-, Commissioners of the, information to, 79.
-, for the support of George I, 234.
-, Royal, in 1689, book of assessment, of, 379.
-,-, collection of (1756), 427.

Aish, a master shoemaker, abusive language of, 236.

Albemarle, Duke of. See Monk.

Alberton, Nicholas de, will of, 282.

Aldeburgh (Alborough) [Suffolk], note of the ships of not less than 100 tons burthen belonging to, 187.

"Alea et cepe," lawful for foreigners to sell, 387.

Algerine pirates, money contributed towards the suppression of, 89.

Aliens, documents concerning, 114–15.

Alley (Atleigh), William, Bishop of Exeter, letters of, 24, 46, 53.

Alphington [Devon], manor of, land acquired by the Mayor, etc. in, 32.
-, parish of, 28, 29, 421.

Alvington, West [Devon], letter dated at, 210.

Alye, Margaret, house of, 62.

America, convicts transported to, 237, 238.
-, the war in, defeat of the British, 252.
-, value of the Royal African Company's Forts to the Settlements in, 242.

Ameredeth, Sir Ames, Baronet, conveyance for the sale of the Chamber's lands in Ireland to, 329, 330.
-, his bonds unto the Chamber of Exeter, 335.
-, a release under the Common Seal sealed to, 336.

Ameredith, Griffith or Griffin, burgess for Exeter in 1549, request to, 22.
-, Blake roll left by, 33.
-, charity of, 238, 419.
-, sale to, 238.
-, return to London, 308.
-, his charges upon the suite of church plate, 362–363.
-, gift of, 411.

Amsterdam, intelligence from, 192.

Amye:
-, Mrs. Ann, will of, 416.
-, Mr., request to, 97.
-, Richard, sub-rector of Exeter College, letters of, 100–1.

Andover (Andivor) [Hants], stage for Post, 65.

Andrew:
-, Thomas, warden of Magdalen Hospital, acquittance from, 265.
-, William, of Holy Trinity, Exeter, will of, 415.

Andrewes:
-, Lancelot, Bishop of Winchester, present at a meeting of the Privy Council, 145.
-, Thomas, signature of, 328.

Anger or Auger, John, letter of, 31.

Anjou:
-, Duke of, called King of Sicily and Jerusalem, 359.
-, Margaret of, marries Henry VI, 359.
-,-, crowned at Westminster, 359.

Anne:
-, Queen, petition to, 220, 223.
-,-, reduction of duties paid to, 244.
-,-, gives encouragement to the erecting of an English Church in Rotterdam, 230.
-,-, funeral of, 233.
-,-, scandal published abusing the memory of, 234.
-, Queen of James I, children of the Revels to, 171.

Annesley, Arthur, President of the Council of State, letter of, 215.

Anthony v. Sheere and others, 419.

Antwerp (Anwarpe), sack of, alluded to, 178.

Apparel, abuses of, proclamation against, 43.

Appisham alias Toppisham. See Topsham.

Appledore, near Bideford [Devon], distress and pestilence in, 177.

Apsham. See Topsham.

Argenton, Geoffrey de, grant by, 396.

Argentyne, Richard, clerk, accused of spreading seditious libel, 49.

Armada, the Spanish, documents concerning, 63–64.

Arms and ammunition, documents concerning, 216.

Artillery, copy of commission for enforcing the statute for the maintenance of, 309.

Arundel, John, of Gwarnacke, to be kept in safe custody, 311.
-, order for release of, 311.
-, receipt of, 311.

Arundell, John. See under Queen.

Ashburton (Ayschpertone), Devon, stage for Post, 65.
-, thieves at, 228, 403.

Ashes, bill to allow the full drawback on all, 244.

Assessments per mensem, documents concerning, 210–12.

Assize, Justices of. See Justices.

Assize of Bread. See under Exetor.

Association, an, for the preservation of her Majesty's person, temp. Eliz., 395.

Athelstan, King, the first founder of Exeter cathedral, 373.

Atterlane or Atte Lane, Ralph, will of, 282.

Attorney General. See Hubbard and Yelverton.

Attorney General v Exeter (1633), 419.
-, (1771), 81.
-, (1784), 420.
-, v. Corporation of Exeter, 421.
-, v. the Mayor, etc. of Exeter, 164.
-, v. Row and Spicer, 419.
-, and Mayor of Exeter v. Davy (1827), 420.

Atwill (Atwell):
-, John, sometime bailiff and mayor of Exeter, petition of, 19.
-, Joseph, Rector of Exeter College, certificate of, 102.
-, Lawrence,
-,-, skinner, of London, charity of, 80, 81, 378, 421. accounts of, 379. suit as to, 420.
-,-, picture of, 319.
-,-, proposal to purchase a Bridewell out of the money of, 333.
-,-, payments to be disbursed out of his money, 329.
-, Mr., account of, 327.

Aulsoppe, John, of St. David's, lease to, 26.

Aumarle (Aumerle), Countess de, the weir called Countess Wear raised by, 389.

Austria, Archduke of [Albert, Governor of the Netherlands], 15.

Awliscombe, papers relating to, 378, 425.
-, letter dated at, 273.
-, manor of, deeds and charters transcribed, 14.
-,-, closes within (named), 272.
-,-, documents relating to, 272–273.
-,-, situated near Honiton, 272.
-,-, bequeathed to the Chamber of Exeter, 272, 273.
-,-, twice mortgaged by the Chamber, 273.
-,-, Court Rolls of, 273, 412.
-,-, Bailiffs' accounts of, 273, 411.
-,-, public survey for the sale of, 273.
-, manor house of, reversionary lease of, 163.
-, parishioners of, granted an estate of the church-house, 273.

Axbridge [Somerset], charter referring to, 346.

Aylesbeare [Devon], charter referring to advowson of, 346.

Aysshe, William, city chaplain, remuneration and duties of, 45.
-, annuity and reversion to, 210.

B

Babbington, –, Receiver of Exeter, to provide a gift from the city to the new Bishop, 319.

Baber, John, Recorder of Wells, certificate from, 200.

Babington:
-, Gervase, Bishop of Exeter, arms of, 354.
-,-, gift from the City to, 319.
-,-, included in Hooker's Lives of the Bishops of Exeter, 353.
-, Colonel Philip, regiment of, 221, 224.

Backster, Richard, member of a Company of Players, 171.

Badcocke, John, mayor of Cambridge, letter of, 176.

Baggot, –, and his sons, suspected and examined as Papists, 110, 111.

Baghel, William, son of Walter, gift of, 399.

Baker:
-, John, signature of, 366.
-, John, of St. George's, Exeter, will of, 416.

Baldewin, Walter Fitz, gift of tenoment by, 264.

Bale:
-, Christopher, M.P. for Exeter, presents a petition to the Commissioners of the Treasury, 219.
-,-, letters to, 221.
-, Major, going to London, 227.
-,-, probable writer of a document, 227.

Balfour (Balforde) [Col. Barthold], regiment of, 221.

Balkheye, Walter de, payment to, 386.

Ball (Balle):
-, Peter, afterwards knighted, Recorder of Exeter, chosen to be of the City Council, 56.
-,-, resigns the Recordership, 56.
-,-, presents the patent of High Stewardship to Lord Weston, 78.
-,-, agreement concerning, 197.
-,-, revocation of his election as Recorder, 325.
-,-, writes from London for the City Charters to be sent up, 334.
-, Mr., of Mamhead, uses his influence to bring forward the petitions from Devonshire, 244.

Balmerino, Lord. See Elphinstone.

Bamfylde or Bamfeild:
-, Sir Amias, letter of, 84.
-, J., letter of, 27.
-, Sir Richard, death of, 231, 232.

Band, Thomas, member of a Company of Players, 171.

Barbadoes, island of, trade with, imperilled, 242.

Barbaunce, Martin, dispossessed of a piece of land, 34.

Barker, Christopher, the Queen's printer, 341.

Barnstaple [Devon], no aliens in, 115.
-, merchants of, 171.
-, letter dated at, 235.
-, Archdeacon of, Ralph, bond of, 400.
-,-, John Waryn, dispute with 401.
-,-, See Hellier.
-,-, documents relating to the tenement of, 400, 401.
-, Mayor of, John Pearde, report of, 115.

Baron, Lord Chief. See Tanfield.

Barrett:
-, Thomas, Archdeacon of Exeter, signature of, 144.
-, Walter, member of a Company of Players, 171.

Barrington, Lord. See Wildman.

Barry:
-, Philip de, grant by, 396.
-, Walter de, grant by, 396.

Bartholomew, Bishop of Exeter, grant by, 263.

Bartett, Richard, recommended to the Mayor and Aldermen, 44.

Basingstoke [Hants], stage for Post, 65.

Baskervill:
-, Richard, note by, 87.
-, Dr. Simon, physician to James I and Charles I, 87, 100.
-, Thomas, bailiff of Exeter, 340.

Bass, Joseph, Collector of the Land Tax in Exeter, fraudulent conduct of, 254.

Bassett, Mr., servant of, money paid to, 363.

Bastard, William, esquire, commission to be directed to, 324.

Bat, John, signature of, 364.

Bates, Amy, a servant, misconduct of, 309.

Bath, city of, charter of, 346.
-, Inspeximus of charters, 346.
-, freedom of, presented in gold boxes, 250.
-, Earl of. See Bourchier and Grenville.

Bath and Wells, Bishop of (n.d.) charter of, 373.
-, See Berkeley; Harwell; Mawe; Montagu.

Batt, Mr., information of, 122.

Battle [Sussex], Odo abbot of, grant by, 270.
-, Abbot of (1359), letters patent to, 271.
-, Abbey, St. Nicholas' Priory, Exeter, a cell to, 268.
-,-, St. Olave's, Exeter, granted to, 280.

Bawdon or Bodon, John, deposition of, 62.

Bayly, William, of Winchester, agreement with, 31.

Bayne, Robert, signature of, 366.

Beacons to be made up and repaired, 202.

Bearde, John, Bailiff of the manor of Exilond, 396.

Beauchamp, Robert, gift of land by, 265.

Beaufort:
-, Henry, Bishop of Winchester, cardinal, letter of, 281.
-,-, payment of seal of, 281.
-,-, executor of. See Kemp.
-, Thomas, Earl of Dorset, created Duke of Exeter, 352.
-,-, speaks in Parliament, 352.
-,-, appointed to remain in Harfleur, 352.
-,-, lays siege to the town of Meaux, 352.

[Becket], Thomas à, chancellor, witness, 2.

Beckwith, Major, commanding office in Exeter, letter to, 250.

Bedecome:
-, John, feltmaker, of Exiland, commits murder in a fray, 59.
-,-, wife of, 59.
-, John, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Bedford. Duke of. See Russell.
-, Earl of. See Russell.
-,-, his house in Exeter, 345.

Befyld, Bithell, John, receipt of, 22.

Beg, Licences to, 293.

Bele, Sir John, suit of, 399.

Bells, proclamation against the pulling down and selling of, 314.

Benbow, Mr., information from, order to, &c., 115–16.
-, to make a commission ready, 119.
-, to go to the King's Attorney with the draft of the Commission, 121.
-, William Prous advised to confer with, 129.

Benet:
-, Edward, smith, will of, 282.
-, Joan, will of, 283.
-,-, Eleanor daughter of, 283.
-, Thomas, born at Cambridge, 361.
-,-, account of his arrest and execution for heresy, 361.

Bennett:
-, Adam, sheriff, signature of, 150.
-,-, late Receiver of Exeter, money paid by, 276.
-, John, of St. Olave's, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, Mr. Alderman, compounds with the Committee of Parliament of Bishops' lands, 214.
-, person named, money for, 67.

Bereford, William de, case heard before, 397.

Berkeley:
-, Gilbert, Bishop of Bath and Wells, charter of, 346.
-, Sir John, knight, Governor of Exeter, commission to, 13.
-,-, intimation by, 98.
-,-, certificate from, 209.
-,-, gift to be presented to, 325.
-,-, note of letter from, 325.

Berkenvelt, regiment of, 221, 224.

Berkhampstead [Herts], documents dated at, 3.

Berkshire, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.
-, a sick soldier from, 224.

Bernard:
-, Christopher, letter of, 230.
-, Sir John, 173.

Berryman, William, confession of, 308.

Bertie, Robert, Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, commission read to, 191.

Berwick-on-Tweed, letter dated at, 43.
-, a borough town not a county, 116.
-, a sick soldier from, 224.
-, lecturer placed in, 195.

Beste, Peter, Master of Defence, grant to, 35.

Bestelebise or Bestelyse, Jordan, gift of land by, 264.

Bethlehem, Bishop elect of, Godofridus de Prefectis, indulgence granted by, 270.

Bevys, Nicholas, of Exeter, will of, 415.

Bickleigh, Devon, annuity issuing from certain lands in, 323.

Bicton [Devon], letters dated at, 231.

Bideford, Devon, the haven of, ship built in, 376.

Bidgood, John, Doctor of Physic, bequest of, 162.

Bidwell, Isott, Isaack (?), widow, petition of, 81, 82.
-, v. the Chamber, 82, 419.

Bigolston, person of name of, 178.

Bindon, letter dated at, 55.

Birmingham, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.

Bishopsleigh (Biscipelega), Richard de, land given by, 264.

Bitton, Thomas, Bishop of Exeter, the account of the executors of, 383.

Blackall:
-, George, servant and esquire of Charles I, certificate to, 190.
-, Ofspring, Bishop of Exeter, and the Dean and Chapter, agreement between the Mayor, &c. and, 338–39.

Blackaller (Blakcaller):
-, John, Warden and Receiver of the Magdalen, rental drawn up by, 398.
-,-, property purchased and sold by, 291.
-, Mr., authority granted to, 27.

Blackburn, Lancelot, Archbishop of York, to be invited to the opening of the Port, 32.

Blake roll, the, left in William Cecil's custody, 33.

Blakeenave, Nicholas, his house in South Street, 399.

Blanquefort, near Bordeaux ("Burgum Regine"), injunction dated at, 281.

Blight, John, Ensign (Auntient) of the band of the East Ward, 83.

Blind, maintenance of the, letter concerning, 173.

Bluet (Bluett, Blewet):
-, John, property granted to, 279.
-, Sir Roger, knight, letter to, 22.
-,-, appointment of, 21.
-,-, one of the King's Commissioners, 262.

Blund or White, Hillary, witness, 400.

Blundell, Peter, of Tiverton, will of, 258.
-, executors of, 258.
-, his Charity or School, documents concerning, 258, 379.

Bodley (Bodlegh):
-, John, church plate sold to, 262.
-, John, letter of, 92.
-,-, Canon, lecturer at St. Peter's gifts to, 321, 322.
-, Laurence, brother of John, rector of Clyst Hydon, letters of, 97, 98, 100.
-,-, will of, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96.
-,-, executors of, 96.
-,-, legacy of, 275, 276.
-,-, lectureship founded by, 276. documents concerning, 92–99.

Bodley Lecturers, ill report concerning the, 98.

Bodman:
-, Robert de, grant by, 387.
-, Stephen de, 387.

Bodmin (Bodmane) [Cornwall], parish church of, 39.
-, Vicar of, recantation of, 39.
-, Mayor of (1559), information to be given to, 39.

Bohemia, King of, Frederick, loan for, documents concerning, 105–108.
-, assistance to, 106.
-, as Prince Palatine, 111.
-, Queen of. See Elizabeth, daughter of James I.

Bois-le-Duc or Herzogenbosch (Bosche, Burse), capture of, 192.

? Boke..., signature of, 20.

Bokeland, charter referring to advowson of, 346.

Bole Poole or Bolland, near Exeter, 28.

"Boleworthi," demesne of, near Exeter, 264.

Bolleg', Henry de, Archdeacon of Totnes, afterwards of Cornwall, agreements with, 284, 400.

Bond:
-, John, of Exeter, will of, 415.
-, John, minister of God's Word in Exeter, grant to, 326.
-, Mrs. Martha, 162.
-, William, signature of, 340.

Bonde, John, admitted to the freedom of Exeter, 358.

Bonefaunt, John, afterwards Bailiff of Exeter, misdeeds of, 19, 20.

Bonvile (Bonvyle, &c.):
-, John, letters of, 209.
-, John, will of, 360.
-, William, the mediation of, 360.
-, Sir William, the conservatorship of the Exe granted, to, 430.
-,-, his Almshouses, papers concerning, 73–74, 425. or Charity, charter of, 6, 372. grant of, 430. other mention of, 277, 348.

Bonyfault, Thomas, fee paid to, 92.

Bonyfield:
-, Lawrence, 293.
-, family, the, document relating to, 293.

Borewine, John, and Emma his wife, gift of land by, 264.

Borgarucei Giulio, letter of, 25.

Borough, Borowe, &c., Walter, Alderman and sometime Mayor of Exeter, signature of, 150, 151.
-, bequest of, 273.
-, his Charity, documents relating to, 273–274.

Borthwick, Serjeant Major James, to sail for Tobago, 203.
-, letter of, 203.
-, remonstrance and propositions made by, 203.

Bosegrave, George, member of a Company of Players, 171.

Boulogne, treaty signed at (1556), 22n.

Bourbon, Duke of (1523), pursues the French King, 9.

Bourchier:
-, Henry, 2nd Earl of Bath, expected at Exeter, 324.
-, William, 1st Earl of Bath, his appointment as Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, 10, 430, 431.
-,-, his deputies, 10, 430.
-,-, letter to, 85.
-,-, copies of letters from, 260.
-,-, commission addressed to, 309.

Bout, the, Hooker probably borrows from, 350.

Bradninch [Devon], letter dated at, 88.
-, bread riot at, 255.
-, first charter of the borough of, 341.
-, inquistion concerning the freedom and liberties of the borough of, 341.
-, parish of, dispute concerning, 198.

Brailie, or Brayley, William, money to be received by, 312, 313.

Brandenburg, a soldier from, in the Prince of Orange's army, 224.

Brandenburgh, regiment of, 221.

Brantingham, Thomas, Bishop of Exeter, witness, 4.

Bray, William, Vicar of St. Kieran, Exeter, v. Edward Courtenay, knight, 392.

Brayne, Francis, receipt to, 248.

Bread Riots, documents concerning, 255–257.

Breadhower, J., handbill printed by, 260.

Breakfast, plan of a table set for, 104–5.

Brendy, Nicholas, security of, 332.

Brereton, Thomas, signature of, 402.

Brewer, William, Bishop of Exeter, transfers Magdalen Hospital to the civic authorities, 263, 352.

Brice, Andrew, printer, 237.
-, publishes the Description of the City of Exeter, 353.
-, publishes Hooker's Antique Description and Account of the City of Exeter, 353.

Brickdat, Matthew, forwards a note, 69.

Brickenall, Elizabeth, of Exeter, will of, 414.

Bridgman:
-, Edward, letters on behalf of, 43.
-, Thomas, his legacy for the poor of Exeter, 205.
-, Thomas, the Younger, Deputy Alnager, complaint about, 46.
-, Mr., his interest solicited, 127.
-, Mr., fees to, 130.

Bridgwater, St. John's Hospital, 291.

Bright, John, signature of, 189.

Bristol (Bristowe), will not allow Exeter free with them for custom, 33.
-, soldiers home from, 38.
-, cited as example, 53.
-, procedure at, 69.
-, protest of, 89.
-, two public free grammar schools in, 154.
-, letters directed to, 169.
-, proposition relating to, 203.
-, Serjeant-Major Borthwick to sail from, 203.
-, letter dated at, 203.
-, Sir Thomas White's estate in, 232.
-, Court of Conscience in, 234.
-, traders from, 240.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 242.
-, gifts from Exeter for the royalist army in, 325.
-, the Quay at, 426.
-, merchants of, summoned to appear before the House of Lords, 138.
-, Mayor of (1629), information to be sent to, 190.
-, Bishop of. See Thornborough.

Bristowe, John de, Mariota wife of, 358.

Brittany, pirates from, 88.
-, export of money into 108.

Broad Clyst [Devon], Sprydon in the parish of, 265.

Brocas, Abisha, his shop in Exetor, 162.

Brodridge, Christopher, sent to attend a conference in London, 86n.

Broke, William, of St. Mary Major, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, [Bronescombe?], W[alter], Bishop of Exeter, assent of, 400.
-, [Brooke], W[illiam], Lord Cobham, Lord of the Council, signature of, 66.

"Browcke the paynter," portrait to have been painted by, 278.

Brown, William, Warden of the Poor of Exeter, payments to, 213.

Bruen, William, bequest of, 225.

Brussels (Brissels), the Spanish ambassador at, 192.

Brut, Aimar le, gift of land by, 264.

Bruyssheford, John, of Exeter, bond of, 39.

"Brysshford," piece of land called, in Lydford in the parish of Salcombe, 238.

Buckenham (Bucknam):
-, Elizabeth, gift of, 411.
-, John, gift of, 411.
-, John, sometime Mayor of Exetor, bequest of, 303.
-, William, Receiver of Exeter inventory of, 45.
-, William, property purchased and sold by, 291.
-, Mr., payment to, 34.

Buckhurst, Lord. See Sackville.

Buckfast or Buckfastleigh [Devon], Abbot of, ancient agreement between the town of Kingsbridge and, 209.
-, (c. 1224), dispute with, 280.
-, his tenement in St. Martin's Street, 400.

Buckingham, Duke of. See Villiers.

Buckland Downs, letter dated at, 251.

Budleigh [Devon], the flying man of, 351.
-, East, Hundred of, 396.
-, West, 396.

Budleigh Salterton, Customs on goods landed at, 422.

Buller, Margaret. See under Queen.

Burgeyn, William, Town Clerk of Exeter, sent with a message from the Chamber, 303.
-, to go to London on the City's business connected with their new Charter, &c.,304.

Burghley, Lord. See Cecil.

Burlamachi, Philip, victualler of the Navy for the relief of La Rochelle, 186.

Burley (Burghley), Rutlandshire, 75.

Burroghe, Walter, Bailiff of Exeter, mention of. 340.

Bury, Thomas, 231.

Bustard, William, of Netherex v.
-, William Summayster, 392.

Butler:
-, James, Duke of Ormond, High Steward of Exeter, the Chamber appeals to, 31.
-,-, promises to present petition to the King, 32.
-,-, suit to be made to the Council through, 74.
-,-, his appointment as High Steward of Exeter, 78.
-,-, letter delivered to, 234.
-, John, loan from, 71.
-, John, feoffment to, 293.

Butts, Henry, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge, letter of, 176.

Buxton, Mr., of Exeter, abusive language of, 236.

Byrde, Thomas, of Exeter, two copies of will of, 414.

C

Cadiz Expedition, the, documents concerning, 174–176.
-, allusion to, 181.

Caesar, Dr. Julius, cause to be shown before, 72.
-, as Sir Julius, letter of, 73.
-,-, Chancellor of the Exchequer, letter to, 86.
-,-, letter of, 86.

Calabeer Wear, payments towards the building (1570) of, 309.
-, broken down by ice (1608), 30.
-, exemplification of the Act for rebuilding, 7, 431.

Calais [France], ships raised for the expedition of Edward III to, 8.
-, marriage treaty made at (1507), 14.
-, siege of, 36.
-, loss of (1558), letters concerning, 35–38.

Calwodley (Calewodeley, &c.):
-, John, schoolmaster, 303.
-, Thomas, sometime Mayor of Exeter, will of, 44, 272, 360.
-,-, gift of land by, 265.
-,-, executors of, 273.

Calne, William de, grant to, 266.

Calvelegh [Devon], 396.

Calvert, Sir George, Secretary of State, receives instructions from James I, 17.
-, letter delivered to, 109, 110.
-, interview with, 110, 126.
-, his attitude towards the Bp. of Exeter's suit, 122.
-, suit from the Chamber of Exeter to be presented to, 125.
-, progress of the suit from Exeter with, 128.
-, the Lord Lieut. for Devon and Exeter dealing with, 132.

Cambridge, fellowship in, 90.
-, the Bp. of Exeter stays at (1622), 116, 117.
-, Dr. Goach's headship in, 161.
-, distress and sickness in (1629), 177.
-, Thomas Benet born at, 361.
-, letter dated at, 176.

Camerlarton [Somerset], episcopal charter referring to advowson of, 346.

Campbell v. Tollett, 421.

Canterbury, Henry IV buried at, 351.
-, charter confirmed at, 346.
-, Archbishop of, the preacher for Exeter to be allowed by, 93.
-, Archbishops of. See Abbot; Chichele; Cranmer; Lan franc; Parker; Sheldon; Stafford; Warham; Whit gift; Woolton.

Cann (Canne):
-, Christopher, plumber, contract by, 285.
-, John, plumber, of Exeter, contract by, 285.

Canonsleigh in Burlescombe [Devon], Prior of (1240), quitclaim from, 281.

Canute, King, laws of the realm collected and published by, 350.

Capel, Arthur, 1st Baron Capel, entertained in Exeter, 325.

Cardiff, proposition relating to, 203.

Carelfont, Count, regiment of, 221.

Carew:
-, Gawen, letter of, 49.
-,-, Hooker's notice of, 351.
-, Sir Gawen, receipt from, 49.
-,-, letter to, 367.
-,-, (Carye), George, Baron, at Council debate, 108.
-,-, Humphrey, lease granted by, 159, 266.
-,-, John, conveyance by, 266.
-,-, Sir John, knight, 361.
-,-, Peter, son of Humphrey, lease granted by, 159, 266.
-,-, Sir Peter, knight, appointment of (1549), 21. appointment of (1552), 260. letters of, 24. Hooker's notice of, 351. letter to, 367.
-,-, Richard, attestation of, 220.
-,-, Thomas, of Bickleigh, St. John's Hospital passes to, 266.
-,-, Thomas, Baron (1415), appointed to remain in Harfleur, 352.
-,-, widow named, letter to, 21.

Carey, J. [?Henry], Baron Hunsdon, Lord of the Council, signature of, 63.

Carleford [Colonel], regiment of, 221.

Carleton, Dudley, Viscount Dorchester, Secretary of State, commission read to, 191.

Carlisle, Bishop of. See Potter.

Caro, Lucas, commended to the kindness of the Mayor, &c. of Exeter, 55.

Carolina, South, convict transpoted to, 237.

Carpenter, Giles, helps to take a general of, 177.

Carpenters, wages of. See Wages.

Carrew, Mr. [?Thomas Carew of Crowcombe, M.P. for Minehead], to wait upon the Speaker, 244.

Carswell, Edward, of Plymouth, receipt to, 287.
-, grant from, 287.
-, Alice wife of, 287.

Carter v. the Chamber, 420.

Carteret, John, Baron Cartaret, of Hawnes, Lord Lieutenant of Devon and Exeter, appoints his deputies, 13.

Carwithen, John, Town Clerk of Exeter, letter of, 50.
-, letters to, 88, 234, 235.
-, appointed Treasurer of the Gaol and Hospital money, 292.

Cary (Carey, &c.):
-, George, of Buckington, Devon, executor of a will, 319.
-,-, bearer of a letter from the Queen, 370.
-, James, mention of his election as Bishop (?), 351.
-, Sir Robert, receipts from, 56.
-,-, letter of, 98.
-, Valentine, Bishop of Exeter, his petition to the King, 17.
-,-, his claim to be made a J.P. within the County and City of Exeter, 46.
-,-, his suit for the same, papers concerning, 115–31.
-,-, allusion to his suit, 77.
-,-, his possible opposition to the Charter of 1627 to the City, 91.
-,-, leaves two remembrancers to attend the Lord Keeper during his absence, 118.
-,-, returns to London, 119.
-,-, not to remain long at Exeter, 121.
-,-, his proposed return to Exeter, 124.
-,-, intention of, 128.
-,-, has an interview with the Lord Keeper, 128.
-,-, his attitude with regard to Perryman and the free School of Exeter, 134–44, 150, 154.
-,-, indisposition of, 142.
-,-, his narration of the difference between Perryman and the City of Exeter, 142–44.
-,-, letter to, 134.
-,-, has no temporal jurisdiction in the City, 135.
-, Mr., excepted from paying taxes, 161.

Case, John, chirurgeon, sick soldiers under the care of, 222.
-, death of, 223.

Castle Hill, letter dated at, 251.

Cater, Richard, of Exeter, will of, &c., 416.

Caunceston, Roger de, grant by, 396.

Cawood, John, printer to the Queen, 43.

Cecil:
-, Robert, son of William, Lord Burghley, signature of, 66.
-, Robert, Viscount Cranbourne, signature of, 74.
-,-, Earl of Salisbury, High Steward of Exeter, Lord High Treasurer, letters of, 40, 41. receipt of, 75.
-,-, complaint to, 73.
-,-, letter not sent to, 75.
-,-, letter to be written to, 321.
-, Thomas, 2nd Lord Burghley, signature of, 74.
-, Sir William, and as Lord Burghley, Secretary of State and Lord High Treasurer, petition addressed to, 29.
-,-, Blake roll left in the custody of, 33.
-,-, fee of, 52.
-,-, receipt of, 55.
-,-, signature of, 66, 366.
-,-, letters to be sent to, 312.
-,-, allusion to letter to, 365.
-,-, Master of the Rolls [? Sir Wm. Cordell], executor of a will, 319.

Cedder, See Cheddar.

Cells, the Ten. See Grendon's Almshouses.

Chafe, Chaffe, John, of Exeter, captain of a ship, 88.

Chamberlain, Lord, See Herbert.

Champernon, Champernowne, Sir Arthur, letter to, 367.
-, Vice-Admiral of the County of Devon, letter of, 376.

Chancellor, Lord. See Ellesmere.
-, (1502), decree of, 288.
-, (1553), Secretary of, money paid to, 363.

Chancery, decrees in, 87, 235, 238.
-, suit in, 162.
-, Court of, writ from, 163.
-,-, orders issued by, 279.

Channel, the English, French squadron cruising in (1744), 246.
-, Rye harbour a convenient shelter for ships passing up and down, 236.

Chaple, John, mention of, 340.

Chappell:
-, John, sometime Mayor of Exeter, 137.
-, J., possibly a son of above, letters of, 137, 166.

Chard [Somerset], refuses to join the new Company of Merchants, 41n.

Charles I, as Prince, desire that he may not marry out of the national religion, 112.
-, James Norden in the service of, 123.
-, his claim to lands in Exeter, 124.
-, enquiry concerning his claim, 196, 197.
-, Charter granted by, 7.
-,-, papers concerning, 90–92.
-, Charters of, copies of, 431, 432.
-, commission from, for the forced loan, 11.
-, commission of, 13.
-, letter of, 17.
-, his posts of the western stages, 65–66.
-, bond to, 85.
-, petition to, 91.
-, his tin farm and other treasure, assignments out of, 175.
-, his wishes concerning the soldiers billeted in Exeter, 183.
-, allows 1,000l. for the soldiers of Devon and Cornwall, 183.
-, copy of the Remonstrance presented to, with textual differences noted, 185.
-, "Kalendar of particulars" presented with the Remonstrance to, 186.
-, copy of his speech in reply to the Remonstrance with textual differences noted, 187.
-, proposed petition to, 191.
-, at Windsor, 191.
-, coming to Whitehall with the Queen, 191.
-, reprisal goods belonging to, 193.
-, has letters sent to Justices of the Peace, 195.
-, his care for the safety of his subjects and the defence of his kingdom, 201.
-, grants Tobago and other islands to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, 203.
-, his proclamation concerning seditious practices in Scotland read in Exeter Cathedral, 206.
-, command of, 209.
-, petition from the Chamber of Exeter sent to, 324.
-, allusion to letter from, 324.
-, gifts from the city of Exeter to, 325.
-, due at Exeter, 325.
-, "cruelly put to death,"357.
-, free loan raised by, 427.

Charles II, as Prince, visits Exeter, 325.
-, gift from the City of Exeter to, 325.
-, charter of, 7, 219, 430.
-,-, surrendered, 219.
-, writ of, 12.
-, commission of, 13, 432.
-, copy of a writ from, 41.
-, allusion to the Declaration of, 247.
-, gift of plate presented by the Chamber of Exeter to, 332.
-, petition from Exeter to be presented to, 334.
-, knights two Mayors of Exeter (1667, 1670), 357.
-, visits Exeter from Dartmouth, 357.

Charles, John, Recorder of Exeter, joint letter to, 39.

Charmouth [Dorset], to be a free borough, 280.

Charter, Royal. See New England.

Charters, Royal, and Letters Patent, 1–7.
-, book containing a collection of, 373.
-, and Confirmations of Charters. See under Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth, Charles I, Charles II, George III, Richard, King of the Romans, and Edmund, Earl of Cornwall.

Chechister, John, letter to, 367.

Checkston, Chikston, &c. [Devon], the ferry at, 27.
-, composition concerning the passage of the water from, 355, 386.
-, formerly called Orcheston, 392.

Cheddar (Cedder) [Somerset], manor of, charter referring to, 346.

Cheshire, alleged dangerous recusancy in, 112.

Cheskune Chapele or parish, 387.

Cheyne, [Sir] T[homas], Lord of the Council, signature of, 25, 366.

Cheynys, letter dated at, 43.

Chichele, Henry, Archbishop of Canterbury, inspeximus by, 263.
-, letter of, 281.
-,-, "sigillum ad Causas" of, 281.

Chichester:
-, Lady Frances, surrender of lease by, 70.
-, Sir John, information to be given to, 39.

Chidleigh, Richard, appointment of, 21.

Childe, Charles, bearer of interrogataries, 193.

Chiswick, near London, Lord Russell at, 135, 136.
-, letters dated at, 11, 138, 166.

Cholwich, Cholwick, John, Recorder of Exeter, resigns his office, 56.
-, signature of, 341.

Christian Malford [Wilts], charter referring to advowson of, 346.

Christopher, Roger fitz, grant by, 396.

Chudleigh [Devon], grant of bark of the wood of, 263.

Chudleigh:
-, Sir George, letter of, 11.
-,-, to receive the Loan money collected in Exeter, 11, 175, 176.
-, Hugh, letter of, 221.
-, Richard, appointed Commissioner for Exeter, 260.

Churchill, John, sells the Manor of Duntish, 235.

Churchstow (Churstow, sic), payment of a year's rent of the rectory of, 210.

Chydlie, Mr., king's serjeant, fees to &c., 91, 92.

Chydeley, Robert, payment to, 25.

Cicero, quotation from, 355.

Cider tax, the, document concerning, 257.

Cinque Ports, the, order to, 90.
-, county of, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.

Civil War, the, extracts of interest during the period of, 324–326.

Clapan (sic), letter dated at, 209.

Clark, Clarke:
-, Denise, widow of Henry, gift of tenement by, 264.
-, Christofer, feoffment from, 293.
-, Edmund, of Holy Trinity, Exeter, will of, 415.
-, Ferdinand Nicholas, Bodley the Rectory of Hennock, 276.

Class, person of the name of, money paid to, 333.

Clifford, near Tiverton, the manor of, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, 269.

Clinton, Edward, Lord, Lord High Admiral of England, his letters forwarded, 38.
-, letter to, 376.

Clist, William de, gift of land by, 265.

Cliston Hayes in Broadclyst [Devon], 23.

Clivedon, Matthew de, Sheriff of Devon, Inquisition taken before, 389.
-, contemporary copies of writs to, 389, 390.

Close, Edward, mention of, 87.

Cloth, alnage of, documents concerning, 45–46.
-, office of, 46.

Clothing, trade of, decay of, 80.

Cloyne, property of St. Nicholas' Priory, Exeter, in, 269.

Clyft, John, Town Clerk of Exeter, agreement to pay, 302.

Clynton, C., signature of, 25.

Clyst [Devon], letter dated at, 42.
-, fishing in the water of, 72.

Clyst Hydon (Clysthidon) [Devon], letter dated at, 93.

Clyst St. George or Clystwick [Devon], Chaldewell in the manor of, 264.

Clyst Saint Lawrence [Devon], manor of, Court Roll of, 395.
-, rentals of, 425.

Cobham, Lord, See Oldcastle and Brooke.

Cockwood [Devon], included in the Port of Exeter, 29.

Coffin, Mr. Alderman, vote of thanks to, 225.

Coffin v. Mayor of Exeter, 420.

Coffyn:
-, Alice, holds the manor of Awliscombe, 272.
-, James, grant to, 272.
-, Thomas, goldsmith of Exeter, offer to, 279.

Cogan:
-, Milo de, grant by, 396.
-, Richard de, grant by, 396.

Coke, Christopher, letter of, 230.
-, Sir John, Secretary, commission read to, 191.
-, signature of, 17.

Colchester [Essex], order to the authorities at, 9.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, Queen Mary dates letter at, 367.

Cole, John, Bailiff of the Hundred of East Budleigh, 396.

Colebrook, Olive, gift of land by, 265.

Coleman v. Exeter, 422.

Colepeper or Culpeper, John, Lord, Master of the Rolls, entertained in Exeter, 325.

"Colepole," included in the Port of Exeter, 29.

Coleridge, Mr., note of a conference with, 421.
-, case for the opinion of, 422.

Coleton, Mr., to view certain lands, 93.

Colewill, Thomas, Warden of the Grey Friars, lease by, 269.

Colleton:
-, Sir John, letter of, 75.
-, John, desires to make stairs near the Quay of Exeter, 324.
-,-, Receiver of Exeter, dismissal of, 325.

Collins:
-, –, Receiver of Exeter, his Plaint Book, 254.
-, Richard, cutler, quarrel in his shop, 57.
-,-, deposition by, 58.

Collumpton [Devon], letter dated at, 67.
-, bread riot at, 255.
-, paper published in the market place, 256.
-, corn sent to market in, 256.

Collyns Marsh [Devon], 29.

Coloma, Don Carlos de, Spanish ambassador, expected in London, 191.
-, at Brussels, 192.

Colton, William, of Milverton, Somerset, bond of, 39.

Columb John [Devon], letter dated at, 66, 83.

Colyton [Devon], letter dated at, 253.

Combe, letter dated at, 31.

Combe, Abraham, money to be received by, 312.

Comins, Comyns, Peter, suspected as Papist, 110, 111.
-, son of, constable in Morchard Bishop, suspected as Papist, 110, 111.

Commission of Array (1523), 9.
-, of the Peace is feared (1623), 132.
-, of Oyer and Terminer, 431, 432.

Commissions, Pardons, &c., 8–13.

Commissions appointed in 1552, documents in connection with, 260.
-, for the sale of Estates, volume containing the proceedings of, 326.

Common Pleas Roll, copy of, 392.
-, York, copy of record, 397.
-, (temp. Edw. I.), 428.

Commons, House of, copies of a petition from the Chamber of Exeter to, 32.
-, bill read in, 78.
-, request of, 97.
-, instructions for the members of, 210.
-, petitions from the Chamber of Exeter to, 224, 234.
-, Committee of, an adjournment desired, 225.
-, order of, 226, 227.
-, Committee of, person to present himself with the survey, &c., of Exeter estates before, 227.
-, petition from Rye presented to, 235.
-, resolutions formed in the Woollen Committee, 243.
-, petitions from the Cider counties presented to, 257.
-, Speaker of, [Edward Philipps], proposed gift from the City of Exeter to, 321.

Compton, Sir William, Master General of his Majesty's Ordnance, order of, 216.

Conventicles, fines for assembling in, 427.

Conway, Sir Edward, Secretary of State, his man, 11.
-, fee to, 92.
-, made a Privy Councillor, 129.
-, conference with, 191.

Cook, Captain, and his company, charges of, 174.

Cooke. See Coke.

Coomroye, in Broadclyst [Devon], letter dated at, 205.

Copies of various documents made in the 18th century, 260.

Coplestone:
-, Anthony, letter of, 70.
-, John, receipts by, 27, 70.
-, John, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.

Copstone, Mr., paymaster of the poor in Rock Lane, letter to, 74.

Corbyn, William, 60, 61.

Cordell, Sir William, Master of the Rolls, bill committed to, 51.
-, (wrongly printed Cecil), executor of a will, 319.

Corey, Sir William, of Trebigh, Cornwall, letter of, 190.

Cork, property of St. Nicholas' Priory, Exeter, in, 269.

Corn, dearth of, documents concerning, 66–88.
-, prices of, 67, 256.
-, "fee-bushels" of, enquiry into, 73.
-, Order in Council for a return of the price of, 255.
-, sent to Collumpton and Honiton markets, 256.

Cornwall, request to transfer part of the levy of men from Devonshire to, 18.
-, alnage of cloth in, 46.
-, Lord Lieutenants of, letter to, 169.
-, soldiers in, 175.
-, proportion of the soldiers billeted at Plymouth to be lodged at, 180.
-, Deputy Lieutenants and Justices of the Peace, instructions to, 175, 181.
-, forces to be removed from, and billeted in other counties, 183.
-, Duchy of, charter of, 429, 430.
-,-, Letters Patent of, 342.
-,-, property in Exeter pertaining to, 198.
-, Archdeacon of, his house in St. Martin's Street, 199, 400.
-,-, John, grant to, 400.
-,-, Henry de Bolleg. See Bolleg.
-, Duke of. See Edward.
-, Earl of. See Edmund; Reginald.
-, Lieutenant of. See Russell.

Cornwallis, Charles, Lord, his service in America, 252.
-, to be presented with the freedom of the City of Exeter, 252.
-, letter of acceptance, 252.

Costard, Mr., petitions James I, 132.

Coteler, John, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.

Cottington [Cockkington], sir Francis, going to Spain, 191.
-, departure of, 192.

Cotton:
-, Richard, signature of, 364, 366.
-, William, Bishop of Exeter, his dispute with the Chamber, 47.
-,-, letters to, 47, 93.
-,-, letters of, 47, 83.
-,-, dialogue between John Hassard and, 94–96.
-,-, doings of, 117.
-,-, treated disrespectfully by the magistrates of Exeter, 120.
-,-, settles Perryman in his school, 144.
-,-, approves of having another schoolmaster, 154.
-,-, message from the Chamber to, 322.
-,-, included in the Lives of the Bishops of Exeter, 353.
-, Archdeacon, the privileges of his house brought into the Chamber, 330.
-, Mr., 363.

Council or Privy Council:
-, (1538), the Chamber of Exeter sends a representative to, 269.
-, (1553), suit from Exeter to, re Church Plate, 363.
-, Orders in:-
-,-, (1627), re forced Loan, 11.
-,-, (1630), for hearing the Free School business, 159.
-,-, (1637), to the Lords Lieutenants of Devon and Exeter, 11.
-,-, (1639), re the charge of contempt against the Mayor, &c., of Exeter, 206.
-,-, (1688), cancelling the surrender of the Charter, 219.
-,-, (1698), for the removal of Bonevile's almshouses, 74.
-,-, (1766), for a return of the price of corn, 255.
-, Lords of the, (1558), letters forwarded to, 38.
-,-, (1558), advice of, to Queen Mary, 36.
-,-, (1581), nonjurors to be licensed by, 39.
-,-, (1588), letters to be sent to, 312. warrant desired from, 313.
-,-, (1614), complaint to, 46.
-,-, (1621), letter to, 82.
-,-, (1622), letter and schedule of names presented to, 108.
-,-, (1622), letter to, 107. the Chamber of Exeter's appeal against the Bishop's suit, 116, 119, 121, 122, 125, 126, 127, 131. Perryman's petition to, 135, 136, 140, 147.
-,-, (1629), at Windsor with the King, 191.
-,-, (1630), petitions to, from the Mayor, &c. of Exeter, 159.
-,-, letters, orders and communications from:- (1550), re Exe Island, 24. (1553), to the King's Commissioners, 365. (1553), to the Bishops Custos Rotulorum, 363. (1558), re disordered soldiers, 38. (1559), re Merchant Adventurers, allusion to, 40. (1565), re the New Haven, cited, 29. (1584), re Joachim Porsel, 63. (1585), re John Arundel, 311. (1588), re furnishing of ships, 316. (1589), in reply to the petition from Staines, 370. (1594), re maimed soldiers, 66. (1594), re providing a store of corn for Exeter, 67. (1603), re death of Elizabeth, 73. (1604), re Vintners and Taverners, 74. (1605), re Vintners and Taverners, 75. (1607), re maimed soldiers, 66. (1609), re Aid for knighting Prince Henry, 79. (1610), re dearth of corn, 67. (1611), re Loans, 84. (?1612), re Aid for the marriage of Princess Elizabeth, 90. (1613), re observance of Lent, 89. (1613), re Piracy, 88. (1617), re Piracy, 89. (1621), to the citizens of Exeter, 111. (1621), re Jesuits, 109, 110, 111. (1622), re loan for the King of Bohemia, 106.
-,-, _–, re Aliens, 114, 115. warrant for an arrest, 133. re the Free Schools, 134, 135.
-,-, (1623), re Draperies, 165. re Exeter trainbands, 83.
-,-, —(1625), re the Free Schools, 139, 145.
-,-, —(1626), re the Cadiz Expedition, 175.
-,-, —(1627), re the relief of La Rochelle, 178. re billeting of soldiers, 180, 181, 182, 183. re levy for Isle de Rhé, 17.
-,-, (1629), re the Peace of Susa, 190. re a Proclamation, 190. to the Mayor of Exeter and other Mayors, 65. re the Crossings, 193.
-,-, (1630), re the Crossings, 193. re the Free Schools, 148, 155, 158. re Alehouses, 105. re dearth of corn, 68.
-,-, (1631), re the unemployed, 80.
-,-, (1632), re the prices of wines, 194.
-,-, (1633), re the sale of tobacco, 195. re Piracy, 89.
-,-, (1634), re the fishing business, 86.
-,-, (1635), recommendation of, 159.
-,-, (1637), re the supply of gunpowder, 200.
-,-, (1638), re the supply of gunpowder, 201.
-,-, (1661), re Assessments, 211.
-,-, (1689), re soldiers of Wm. of Orange, 221.
-,-, (1744), re the Young Pretender, 246, 247.
-, Clerk of the (1621), order from, 108.
-, Clerks of the, money paid to, 363 (2).

Countess Weir [Devon], 422.
-, Inquisition relating to, 389.

Courland, Prince, regiment of, 221.

Court, the, letters dated at, 39, 75.

Courtenay:
-, Edward de, 12th Earl of Devon, continues the stoppage of the lock in Countess Wear, 389.
-, Wt. 20757.
-, Edward, knight, son and heir of Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, v. Courtenay, Earl of Devon, v. William Bray, Vicar of St. Kieran, Exeter, 392.
-, Edward, 16th Earl of Devon (1500), a fulling mill of, 71.
-,-, grant to, 210.
-,-, inquisition after the death of, 404.
-, Edward, petition of, 404.
-,-, as 18th Earl of Devon, his refusal of an annuity offered by the chamber of Exeter, 307.
-, Harry, 17th Earl of Devonshire, salmon to be reserved for, 25.
-, Henry, Marquis of Exeter, deceased, representatives of, 418.
-, Hugh, Earl of Devon (temp. Hen. III), stops up the lock in Countess Wear, 389.
-,-, his son Hugh, 389.
-, Hugh, afterwards 9th Earl of Devon, usurps certain rights by force, 389, 390.
-,-, and the Prior of St. Nicholas v. Robert de Wotton, Mayor of Exeter, 397.
-,-, v. the Mayor and Commonalty of Exeter, 227, 344, 403.
-,-, copy of the Articles of complaint by the City against, and the inquisitions thereon, 429.

Hugh, 12th Earl of Devonshire, petition against, 228.
-, infringes on the rights of the City of Exeter, 391, 392.
-, Hugh,
-,-, knight, Mawte widow of, bequest of, 267. will of, 282. her gift to Grendon's Almhouses, 292.
-, Hugh, monument of, 351.
-, Katharine, wife of William, Earl of Devon, grant to, 404.
-, Pierse, appointment of, 21.
-, Thomas, 13th Earl of Devonshire, the mediation of, 360.
-,-, copy grant of the conservancy of the Exe to, 404, 429.
-, Sir William (1585), knight, commission addressed to, 309.
-, Sir William (1662), letter of, 98.

Courtenays, the, attainders of, 404.

Courtise, Roger, of Holy Trinity, Exeter, will of, 414.

Courtour, Philip, will of, 282.

Coventry:
-, Henry, Secretary of State, 218.
-,-, letter to, 41.
-,-, letter for, 219.
-,-, [Sir Thomas], Attorney General, order to, 121. promise of, 122. allusion to conference between the Council for Exeter and, 123.
-,-, commission referred to, 124.
-,-, warrant from the King drawn up and delivered to, 127.
-,-, William Prous' interview with, 127, 134.
-,-, his opinion touching the Exeter charter, 128.
-,-, his opinion probably to be sought by the King, 130.

Coventry [Warwicks], Sir Thomas White's estate in or near, 232.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, Bishop of, Roger (n.d,), charter of, 345.

Coverdale, Miles, Bishop of Exeter, appointed Commissioner (1552), 260.
-, John Hooker's notices of, 350.
-, ordered to examine Walter Hele, 365.
-, letter received by, 366.

"Cowemarshe," in Duryurd near Cowley Bridge, lease of a meadow called, 291.

Cowley Bridge, on the River Exe, 27, 390, 392.
-, documents relating to the repair &c. of, 288–289, 393, 420.
-, to be completed, 306.
-, Duryurd Mill near, 324.
-, repair of part of, 324, 337.

Cowley, manor of, lease of, 71, 386.

Cowyk, the monks of, charter between the City of Exeter and, 361.
-, Prior of, William, to arbitrate in a dispute, 280.

Cox, Bartholomew, J.P. of the City of Wells, certificate from, 200.

Cracherode, Anthony, Solicitor to the Commissioners of Hawkers and Pedlars, letter of, 70.

Craike (Crake), Yorks, document dated at, 3.

Cranberrye, Cranbury, Leonard, recommended as sword bearer, 83, 84.

Cranbourne. See Cecil.

Craneburne, grant dated at, 2.

Cranfield, Lionel Lord, Earl of Middlesex, Lord Treasurer, letter to be directed to, 77.
-, enquiry into his conduct, 114.
-, money to be paid to, 120.
-, promises to further the suit of the Chamber of Exeter, 131.
-, James I refers the business of the sequestration to, 132.
-, business of examination about, 138.
-, [Cranmer], T[homas, Archbishop of] Cant[erbury], signature of, 25, 366.

Crediton [Devon], petition from, 244; and see Exeter and Credition Navigation.

Crewkerne, Somerset, Manor of, 418.
-, (Crookhorne), stage for Post, 65.

Crewkerne (Crowkhorne):
-, Henry, letter to, 105.
-, John, Chamberlain of Exeter, lease assigned to, 88.
-,-, Articles of Agreement between the Chamber and, 104.
-,-, Order in Council sent by, 206.
-, And see Crukerne.

Criditon, William de, Felicia widow of, gift of land by, 265.

Cridyton, William de, citizen of Exeter, grant to, 388.

Criket, Walter, gift of house by, 264.

Criminals, documents relating to, 237.

Crockford, Samuel, of Minehead, bonds to be transmitted to, 335.
-, desired by the Chamber to endeavour to recover the debt, 335.

Crompton, Nicholas, soldier, a place in Bonvile's almshouses in Exeter granted to, 74.

Cromwell:
-, Oliver, the Lord Protector, an ordinance of, 215.
-,-, proposal to give the presentation of "Peters the East,"Exeter, to, 330.
-, [Thomas, afterwards Earl of Essex], Lord Privy Seal, the Town Clerk of Exeter to be a suitor to, 304.

Crooker, Sir Hugh, Mayor of Exeter, dismissal of, 325.

Crossing:
-, Francis, letters sent by, 124.
-,-, member of Company of Merchant Adventurers, refuses to pay taxes, 193.
-, Hugh, trustees of, 147, 266.
-, James, letter of, 267.
-, (Crassin), Philip, letter about, 193.
-, Richard, feoffment from, 293.
-,-, his History of Exeter, 356–357.
-,-, a member of the Chamber of Exeter, 356.
-,-, elected Mayor but refuses to serve, 357.
-,-, adds to Hooker's and other manuscripts, 357.
-, Thomas, Alderman of Exeter, signature of, 150, 151.
-,-, leases to, 159, 194, 266.
-,-, letters of marque issued to, 193.
-,-, member of Company of Merchant Adventurers, refuses to pay taxes, 193.
-,-, —,charged with contempt, 206.

Crout. John. minister of St. Sidwell's, Exeter, will of, 416.

Crugge or Cruygge:
-, William, his bequest to the City of Exeter, 303.
-,-, Anne, "my lady Crugg," widow of, 303.

Crukern or Crokehorne, Richard, of Childehay, Dorset, sells part of the manor of Awliscombe, 272.

Cudmore, William, weaver, violence of, 224.

Cullombo, Don Christofore (?), the Governor of "Cambree," expected arrival of, 191.
-, See also Coloma.

Cullum, Ellis, apprehended in Exeter, 79.

Culm [near Exeter], gift of a rentcharge on a mill at, 264.

Culver Park or Culver Haye [Devon], piece of land called, 34.

Currency, Elizabeth's writ and proclamation for reform of the, 367.

Custom free, names of towns which are, 387.

Cuttler, William Knolle, the younger, the City of Exeter's ordnance and artillery delivered to the custody of, 375.

D

Dabbenot, Henry, of Exeter, will of, 416.

Dally, Edward, sheriff, going to London, 226–227.

Danes, the, have a fort at Accaran, 239.

Danwe, Robert, receives the grant of the Chantry of the B.V. Mary upon Exbridge, 210.

Darcy, Darsey, Thomas, Baron Darcy, Lord of the Council, signature of, 364, 366.

Darke, John, signature of, 341.

Darte, Richard, deposition of, 62.

Dartmouth [Devon], fragment of a letter written to the town of, 88.
-, letter dated at, 115.
-, only one alien in, 115.
-, instructions to be sent to, 190.
-, composition for the liberties of (1304), 341.
-, Charter of Liberties to the men of (1341), 341, 387, 433.
-, Charles II visits, 357.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, the water of, 395.
-, Port of, copy of Commission and Survey touching the limits of, 432.
-, Mayor of, John Spurwaie, report of, 115.

Davenport, Sir Humphrey, knight, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, letter to, 196.

Davey, George, letter of, 258.

Davids, Thomas, master of Exeter High School, 154.
-, licenced by the Bishop to teach, 152.

Davie, John, twice Mayor of Exeter, letter of, 27.
-, provision of the will of, 210.
-, his Charity or Almshouse, gives property to found, 274.
-,-, "Ordinances, Rules and Constitutions" of, with the signature of the founder, 274.
-,-, documents relating to, 274, 378.
-,-, Receivers' Books of, 274, 379.
-,-, Lethbridge's Charity merged in, 277.

Davis, Richard, letter of, 230.

Davy:
-, W., letter of, 250.
-,-, forwards copy of a decree, 81.
-, Mr., threatens the printers in London, 246.

Davy ats Goldsworthy, 420.

Davyes:
-, E., footnote by, 205.
-, Richard, letter of, 230.

Dawlish [Devon], included in the Port of Exeter, 29.
-, complaint about foreign inhabitants in, 68.
-, Southwood in, 264.
-, vessels from, 375.

Deeble:
-, Walter, payment of the expenses of his journey to London, 208.
-, Mr., requested by the Chamber of Exeter to bring in the lowest price or value of a house, 333.

Deeds, Miscellaneous, 279–301.

Defence Act, the, 426.

Defoe, Daniel, arrest of, 234.

Denham, John and Sir John, knight, Baron of the Exchequer, letter of, 56.
-, letter to, 196.
-, business of the sequestration referred to, 132.

Denmark, "a paynym Kyng in," 398.
-, King of, Christian IV, extremity of, 11.
-,-, Christian VII, his marriage with Princess Caroline Mathilda, 259.

Dennis, Sir Thomas, of Holcombe Burnell, grant to, 269.

Denys:
-, Elizabeth, lease to, 26.
-, Richard, farmer of the mansion house of Exeter Castle, 199.
-, Robert, note by, 374.
-, Sir Robert, knight, son of Sir Thomas, letter of, 44.
-,-, Thomas, letter of, 44.
-,-, farmer of the mansion house of Exeter Castle, 199.
-,-, lease to, 70.
-,-, commission addressed to, 309.
-, Sir Robert, Recorder of Exeter, receipt from, 55.
-,-, to be asked to resign, 317
-,-, to provide lodging for the Earls of Essex and Huntingdon and Sir Francis Knolles, 317.
-,-, to receive a gift, 318.
-,-, resigns the Recordership, 318.
-, Sir Thomas,
-,-, knight, Recorder of Exeter, letter to, 14. fee for, 56.
-,-, J.P. for Devn, letter of, 288.
-,-, appointed Commissioner for Exeter, 260.
-,-, Sheriff, burns Thomas Benet for heresy, 361.
-,-, letter to, 366.
-,-, John Aclande hopes to confer with, at Exeter, 67.

Derham, Abraham, his death sentence commuted, 237.

Desborow, John, Major-General, 12.

Dessell [? Dansell], William, Lord of the Council, signature of, 364.

Destitution, Religious, in the North, letter concerning, 195.

Devereux,:
-, Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, Lord of the Council, signature of, 66.
-,-, to come to Exeter, 317.
-,-, bucks given by, 317.
-, Robert, 3rd Earl of Essex, letter to be written to, 321.

Devon or Devonshire, Counts and Earls of, injuries and wrongs done to the City of Exeter by, 343.
-, Countess of, Salmon to be reserved for, 25.
-,-, v. City of Exeter, 428.
-, Earls of. See Courtenay.

Devonshire, levy of 500 men from, 15.
-, levy of 200 men to be raised in, for the Isle de Rhé, 17, 18.
-, men of, disburse treasure for loan to Mary, 38.
-, alnage of cloth in, 46.
-, dozens, 138.
-, Perriman's estate in, 141.
-, soldiers in, 175.
-, loans to Charles I from, 175.
-, soldiers to be billeted in, 181, 183.
-, billeted soldiers to be removed from, 182, 183.
-, instructions to be sent to ports in, 190.
-, gunpowder to be kept in, and the trained bands exercised, 200–202.
-, an enrolment to be made of all the men between the ages of 16 and 60 from whom levies may be made in, 201.
-, a Provost Marshal to be appointed in, 202.
-, payment for the soldiers of, 207.
-, ships to be provided for her Majesty's service by, 316.
-, list of the land owners and occupiers on the proposed public Canal, 381.
-, Justices of, letter of, to the Council, 18.
-,-, to be informed concerning the repairs the County must make, 324.
-, Justices of Assize. See Justices.
-, Justices of the Peace for, to be conferred with, 80.
-,-, letter from, 288.
-,-, four seals of, 289.
-,-, copy of letter to, 314.
-, Sheriffs of, writ for an Inquisition sent to (1317), 343.
-, Sheriff, Mayors, Bailiffs, &c. of, letter to, 1537, 288.
-, Sheriffs of, catalogue of, 355.

Devon and Exeter, Lord Lieutenant of (1705–6), to present petitioner to Queen Anne, 220.
-, See Bourchier; Carteret; Grenville; Grey; Monk; Poulett; Russell.
-, —(1621), request of, alluded to, 111.
-, Deputy Lieutenants for, letters of, 85, 216.
-,-, letters to, 166, 202.
-,-, additional number desired (1623), 133.
-,-, power given to, 175.
-,-, request to, 176.
-,-, directions to, 179.
-,-, muskets to be supplied to, 207.
-,-, orders of, 212, 217.
-,-, promise of, 217, 218.
-,-, in London, 218.
-,-, money issued at different times by Exeter by order and appointment of, 328.
-,-, deputation to, 431.

Deymon, John, hatmaker, of Exilond, his servants, 59.

Dickinson, John, order for the release of, 84.

Dieppe (Diep), French fleet at, 192.
-, and other ports of France, 236.
-, [?Dier], John, money to be paid to, 313.

Digby (Dygby), Robert Lord, of Glashill, present at Council Meeting, 109.

Dight, Edward, of St. Martin, Exeter, will of, 416.

Dilbings, person named, money extorted from, 236.

Dissenters, relief of, letter concerning, 235.

Distress, Relief of, contributions for, documents concerning, 176–177.

Ditchfield, Edward, grant of Topsham Manor to, 431.

Dix, William Spicer, letter of, 199.

Doddridge:
-, John, sometime M.P. for Barnstaple, recommendation by, 84.
-, J[ohn], Justice, can report favourably of Chamber of Exeter, 122.

Dodds, Gregory, Dean of Exeter, letter of, 49.

Domesday Book, entries in, relating to Exeter, 4, 344.
-, copy of Exemplification of, 343.
-, extracts from, with note, 372.
-, Exemplifications of, 429.

Dominica, defeat of the French fleet off, allusion to, 253.

Dona, Dohne, Achatius, Ambassador Extraordinary for the King of Bohemia, letter of, 105–6.

Dorchester, Viscount. See Carleton.

Dorchester, benevolence of, 196.

Dorchester, Richard, to be responsible for the victualling of the ships, 313.
-, money for the same to be paid to, 313.

Dorset, Earl of. See Beaufort and Sackville.
-, county of, soldiers to be billeted in, 183.

Dorset dozens, 138.

Dover, note of the ships of not less than 100 tons belonging to, 187.
-, only one harbour between Portsmouth and, 235.

Dowdall, Captain John, in command of a band of footmen to serve in Ireland, 370.

[Dowdeswell, William], Chancellor of the Exchequer, direction of, 257.

Dowes, John. See Sweet.

Down, William, yeoman, will of, 44, 283.

Downe, Anthony, letter of, 177.

Downs, Robert, member of the Council, signature of, 364.

Dowrish:
-, Mrs. Elizabeth, gives 50l. for charitable uses, 334.
-, Thomas, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.

Drake:
-, Augustyn, signature of, 145.
-, Sir Francis, ships for, 63n.
-,-, ships under the command of, 312.
-, Gilbert, of Lytelham, lease to, 289.
-, John, of Exmouth, lease to, 289.
-, John, Receiver of Exeter, a gown for, 306.

Draperies, New, documents relating to regulations for the manufacture and sale of, 165–166.

Drayton, Mr., schoolmaster of Exeter Grammar School, 157, 159.

Drew:
-, Edward, of Fullarton, in the parish of Broad Clyst, charged with murder, 62.
-, Edward, Serjeant-at-Law, elected Recorder of Exeter, 318.
-,-, elected and sworn Recorder of London, 318.
-, Francis, M.P. for Exeter, debt due to, 88.
-, Lawrence, Reeve of the Manor of Sampford Courtenay, 396.
-, Mr., publishes a paper in Collumpton market place, 255.
-,-, sends corn to Collumpton market, 256.
-,-, property purchased from, 425.
-,-, copy of note of, 422.

Druell, Richard, engaged in the dispute with Bishop Lacy, 286.

Drury, Drewrie, William, receipt of, 22.

Ducke, Nicholas, Recorder of Exeter, 55.
-, death of, 56.
-, his attitude with regard to an assistant Lord Steward, 77.
-, signature of, 79, 402.
-, information given to, 91.
-, dispute referred to, 97.
-, to go to the Lord Chief Baron, 102.
-, man of, 109.
-, attends in London to the business of the Chamber against the Bishop's claim, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127.
-, has conference with Mr. Norden about the property in Exeter claimed by Prince Charles, 124, 196, 197.
-, about to return to Exeter, 130.
-, letter of, 132.
-, present at the hearing of Perriman's case before the Bishop, 136, 140.
-, has an interview in London with the Bishop of Exeter, 137, 143.
-, his wish concerning the new Town Clerk, 138.
-, opinion of, 138.
-, departs frrom London, 142.
-, request of, 160.
-, receipt by the hand of, 323.

Dudley:
-, Ambrose, Earl of Warwick, fishing of the Exe to be procured by copy from, 26.
-, Lord Guildford, husband of Lady Jane Grey, 362.
-, John, Duke of Northumberland (?), mention of, 33.
-,-, committed to the Tower, 367.

Duke:
-, Richard, letter to, 14.
-, William, will of, 283.
-,-, Elizabeth daughter of, 283.
-, Mr., his mill destroyed, 255.
-,-, sends corn to Honiton market, 256.

Dunchideock, minister of. See Moungwell.

Dungeness Lighthouse, duty paid for the maintenance of, 237.

Dunkeswell, Abbey of, 291.

Dunkirk, preparations for an invasion of England at, 246.

Dunkirkers (Dunckaarts), the, 193.

Dunne (Dun), Daniel, letter of, 74.

Dunster, John, letter of, 228–9.

Duntish, manor of, in the parish of Buckland Newton, near Cerne Abbas in Dorsetshire, documents concerning, 235.

Durerde, Alexander de, his house in South Street, 399.

Durling, Martin, permission granted to, 283.

Durneford, Philip, land held by, 401.

Duroune, Colonel, his headquarters at Exeter, 250.

Durrant, John, accounts drawn up by, 398.

Duryurd, Duriurd [Devon], 393, 425.
-, ordinances respecting the rent of, 385.
-, coppice at, 81.
-, payment for hedging at, 103.
-, Manor of, 361, 393.
-,-, lease of, 71, 386.
-,-, Cowley Bridge in the, 289.
-,-, Committee appointed for the sale of, 338.
-,-, Accounts of, description of, 410.
-,-, book of Court Rolls of, 70, 379.
-,-, Court Rolls of the, 280, 412.
-, Mills, 393.
-,-, leases of, 70.
-,-, dispute concerning the water for, 70.
-, Wood, documents relating to, 292.
-,-, timber to be felled in, 327.

Duryurd Paper, Manor of, 395.

Dutch, the, very strong on the coast of Guinea, 239.
-, their trade with Guinea, 240, 241.
-, would like to purchase the forts on the coast of Guinea, 242.
-, manufactures and spirits sent to Guinea, 239, 240.
-, wars, allusion to the, 41.

Dyer:
-, John, letter by the hands of, 64.
-, Martin, Subdean and Canon of Exeter, 285.

E

Eales v. Mayor of Exeter, 420.

Earle, Erle, Mr., bond of, 122.
-, money received from, 124.

East India Company, affidavits of soldiers enlisted in their service, 424.

Easton, near Stamford, grant dated at, 3.

Edgcumb (Eggecomb), Sir Richard, knight, Comptroller of the Royal Household, 19.

Edmondes, Edmunds:
-, Sir Clement, 109.
-, Sir Thomas, Clerk of the Crown, present at Council debate, 108.
-,-, copy of the Exeter Charter presented to, 115.
-,-, orders to, 117, 118, 119, 121.
-,-, his opinion concerning the Bishop of Exeter's suit, 118.
-,-, opinion of, concerning the Charter, 123.
-,-, receives no definite instructions concerning the Commission for the Bishop, 124.
-,-, instructed to draw up a new Commission for the Bishop, 128.
-,-, going as ambassador to France, 190.

Edmund:
-, Earl of Cornwall, son of Richard King of the Romans, confirmation of grant by, 3.
-,-, remits part of the debt of the citizens of Exeter, 3.
-,-, fee farm of Exeter paid to, 4.
-,-, grant by, 280.
-,-, consent of, 283.
-,-, assent of, 381.
-,-, confirmation by, 401.
-, Saint, King of East Anglia, copy of an old English life of, 398.

Edward I, confirmation of grant of, 3.
-, confirms and adds to the grant of Henry III, 3, 429.
-, commission of, to the Mayor of Exeter, 3.
-, his daughters obtain a favour for the citizens of Exeter, 3.
-, an ancient law of, 75.
-, visits Exeter, 267.
-, confirmation of grant by, 280.
-, (the King), engaged in the Scottish wars, 281.
-, assent of, 361.
-, copy of writs of, 397.
-, Charter of, to Exeter, 397.
-, grants by, 428.

Edward II, grant of, 3, 429.
-, confirmation charter of, 3, 429.
-, confirmation of grants of, 3.
-, Charter of, allowed (1575), 7.
-, (the King), should not commit the custody of the City of Exeter to whom he will, 281.
-, his writ upon petitions made to, 343.
-, allusion to writ of, 391.

Edward III, confirmation charter of, 3, 429.
-, confirmation of grant of, 4.
-, Letters Patent exemplifying the record of a proceeding in the Exchequer of, 4.
-, writs of, 8.
-, Commission of, to enforce the Statutes of Northampton, 8, 429.
-, fleet raised to accompany him to Calais, 8.
-, his fortunes in France, allusion to, 36.
-, grant by, 284.
-, makes additions to Stephen's Charter to Kenton, 374.
-, allusion to liberties granted to Exeter by, 388.
-, Charters of, 429, 433.

Edward IV, his Charter to Exeter, 4, 430.
-, confirmation of grants of, 5.
-, alms of the pregenitors of, 288.
-, petition to, 343.
-, petition from the Mayor, Bailiffs and Commonalty of Exeter to, 390.

Edward VI, confirmation of grants by, 5.
-, Charter granting manor of Exe Island to the City of Exeter, 5, 24–25, 372, 430.
-, sale of manors by, 6.
-, his gifts of lands, 23.
-, repeal of statute of, 74.
-, injunction of, 157.
-, orders inventories of the Church goods throughout Exeter to be delivered to his Commissioners, 364.
-, his estate and policy of his realm, 365.
-, Charter of, with footnote, 372.
-, copy of Particulars for grant by, 430.
-, death, of, 362.

Edward (?), inspeximus of Charter of, 346.

Edward, Duke of Cornwall, the Black Prince, grant to, 1.

Egerton, Thomas, signature of, 73.
-, Earl of Ellesmere, Lord Chancellor, signature of, 74, 90.
-, letter to, 90.
-, indisposition of, 102.

Election of 1761, documents concerning, 253–254.

Elizabeth, Queen, grants of, 6, 430.
-, confirmation of grants by, 6.
-, letters of, 15, 370.
-, death of, 73.
-, allusion to a general pardon in the first year of, 138.
-, proclaimed Queen, 307.
-, Charter of, Hooker's note on, 351.
-, "Eliza Triumphans," picture of, on the front page of Hooker's book, 354.
-, her writ and proclamation concerning the currency, 367.
-, her proclamation for correcting standard weights, 371.
-, Charters of, 374, 413, 430, 431, 433.

Elizabeth daughter of James I, aid for the marriage of, 90.

Ellacott, John, merchant of Exeter, bond of, 115.

Ellesmere, Earl of. See Egerton.

Elliott, Sir George Augustus, K.B., Lieut.-General, to be presented with the freedom of the City of Exeter, 252.
-, his successful service in Gibraltar, 252.

Ellis v. Phillips, 420.

[Elphinstone, James], Lord Balmerino, Lord of the Council, signature of, 74.

Elsynge, H[enry], clerk of the House of Commons, signature of, 211.

Eltham [Kent], documents dated at, 3.

Elwell, John, report of, 220, 221.

Ely, Bishop of. See Goodrich.

Embury, Mr., the Chamber of Exeter agrees to purchase the cloisters &c. adjoining the Cathedral from, 329.
-, receipt of, 330.

Emperor, the, Charles V, as Prince of Castile, treaty for his marriage with Mary daughter of Henry VII, 14.
-, war declared against, by Francis I, 9.

Engine Bridge, the, 420.

England, fishing vessels of, 86.
-, search for aliens to be made throughout, 114, 115.
-, Poll Money in arrears in respective counties and places in, 211.
-, a soldier in the Prince of Orange's army a native of, 224.

Engleys, Claricia, daughter of John de Fenton, wife of William le, grant by, 387.

Erskine or Areskyne, Sir Thomas, 16n.

Escott [near Honiton, Devon], letter dated at, 255.

Espicer, Robert le, gift of tenement by, 264.

Essex, Earl of.See Devereux.

Essington, John, conveyance from the heirs of, 230.
-, copy of his will &c., 425.

Eswald the Leper, 280.

Etwill (? Elwell), John, attestation of, 220.

Evans, Richard, gives 500l. for charitable uses, 335.

Eveleigh, Josias, Serjeant, 83.

Evens, Nicholas, of Exilond and St. Mary Steps, will of, 415.

Ewins, Captain John, 230.

Ewyas, Richard, brewer, 104.

Exbridge, Exe Bridge, 404.
-, hope to purchase, for the use of the City, 33.
-, parish of St. Thomas beyond, 60, 61.
-, the bunney on the, work done at, 208.
-, Chantry of the B.V. Mary upon, 210.
-, Parish Church of St. Edmund on, 210.
-, Act for widening, 249, 419.
-, repair of, 269.
-, grants to, 280.
-, almshouses to be built at the end of, 305.
-, to be paved, 307.
-, partly decayed and to be repaired (1603), 320.
-, the Chantry upon, copy of the purchase of, 362.
-, the arrears of the account of, ordinance respecting, 385.
-, petition for the rebuilding of (15th cent.), 390.
-, kept and repaired by the Corporation of Exeter, 391.
-, rebuilding of (1388), 393.
-, lands, 425.
-, wardens of (1511), composition with, 71.
-,-, (1502), and the Chamber of Exeter, appointment by, 210.
-,-, accounts of, 384, 424.
-,-, to render their final accounts within three months of the election of the Mayor, 385.
-,-, recovery of three houses in Northgate Street by, 387.
-,-, accounts of, description of, 410.

Exchequer, the, exemplification of a decree of, 7.
-, standard weights and measures received from, 78, 79.
-, order in, 79.
-, receipt from, 89.
-, Commissioners certify for Perriman into, 140.
-, Rolls to be duly returned to, 176.
-, of Charles I, payment to be made out of, 180, 181.
-, standard measure of, 194.
-, decree in (1650), 206.
-, Memoranda Rolls of, references to, 286.
-, the new Charter to Exeter to be assured in, 304.
-, allusion to records of, 389.
-, allowances in, 420.
-, quietuses from, 423.
-, Record, 430.
-, Memoranda, 433.

Exchequer Chamber, the, dispute between Topsham and Exeter in, 30.

Exchequer, Court of, exemplification of certificates from, 4.
-, record of a proceeding in, 4.
-, receipt to, 79.
-, suit between the Attorney General and the City of Exeter in, 196, 197.
-, standard weights received from, 371.

Exchequer, Barons of the (1623), appealed to for the sequestration, 132.
-, (1324), the Mayor of Exeter and others to appear before, 281.
-, Chancellor of the. See Dowdeswell.
-, Clerks of the, money paid to, 363.

Exe, the River, destruction of Calebear wear on, 7.
-, farmers of the water of, bond given by, 25.
-, fishing of, documents concerning, 25, 26, 53, 418, 419.
-,-, salmon, 320.
-,-, farmer of, to deliver salmon to the members of the Corporation, 322.
-,-, put in defence, 389, 390.
-,-, impeded, 390.
-, extent of, 27.
-, the conducting of, 314, 316.
-, inquisition concerning the damage done by weirs in, 343.
-, records concerning, 378.
-, disputes between the City and the Earls of Devon respecting, 389–392.
-, documents relating to the conservancy of, 404, 426.
-, law papers concerning, 419.
-, floods in, 419.
-, obstruction of, 420.
-, pilotage in, 421.
-, agreements for making it navigable, 423.
-, grants of the conservatorship of, 429, 430.
-, and Haven, dissertation by Hooker upon, 343. and see Exeter, the new Haven.

Exe, North, mill stream known as the, "Launders plott" on, 270.
-, Old, place called, 28.

Exeter, letters and documents dated at, 22, 37, 38, 46, 82, 103, 108, 146, 157, 160, 172, 196, 216, 218, 220, 225, 227, 231, 243, 248, 316.

Exeter, City and County of:-
-, privileges granted to the citizens. See Charters.
-, city granted to the citizens. See Fee-farm.
-, entry in Domesday Book relating to, 4.
-, Justices in Eyre at (1281), 4.
-, the citizens make a balinger for the King's navy (1378), 4.
-, made a county (1537), 5.
-, manor of Exe Island granted to the citizens in reward for their loyalty (1550), 5, 24.
-, ratification of the arms of the City, 6.
-, ship to be supplied by the City (1347), 8.
-, unfounded report of a sedition in (1366), 8.
-, search for persons using "unlawful games" in, 9.
-, Commission to collect subsidy (1523), 9, 14.
-, Order in Council to the Commissioners for Subsidies in (1629), 10.
-, loan for Charles I raised in (1626), 11.
-, money for the repair of St. Paul's Cathedral collected in (1633), 12, 432.
-, suspected persons passing through, 13.
-, money raised to resist the invasion of the Scots (1644), 13.
-, one of the towns entered as surety for the payment of the dower of Mary, daughter of Henry VII, 14n.
-, the Marquis of Las Navas entertained at, 15.
-, citizens offended because Exeter was not described as a separate county, 15.
-, books of Statutes given to the City (1615), 16.
-, door through the City wall, documents relating to, 17.
-, levy of men to be raised for the Isle de Rhe, 17, 18, 181.
-, property of religious houses in. See Churches, &c.
-, order to remove the bells of the parish churches, 21.
-, part played in the rebellion of 1549, 21, 22, 24.
-, Bishop Hall's appeal on behalf of the laundresses, 26.
-, liberal disbursements by the citizens for the New Haven, 27.
-, the river to be made navigable between Topsham and City, 31.
-, no foreigner to sell cloth within the County, 33.
-, the Prince of Piedmont to be entertained at, 34.
-, to send ships for the siege of Calais, 36, 37.
-, the County of Exeter distinct from the County of Devon, 37.
-, the citizens disburse treasure for loan to Queen Mary, 38.
-, the Marquis of Sara to visit, 38, 39.
-, instructions from the Lord Lieutenant to the City (1560), 42.
-, the City make no return of their books of subsidy, 42.
-, papers relating to the alnage of cloth in the County, 45–46.
-, seditious libels spread abroad in the City, 49.
-, bill in the House of Lords for the uniting of churches in (1563), 51.
-, thief apprehended in, 55.
-, to provide a ship against the Armada, 63, 64.
-, one of the stages for Posts between London and Plymouth, 65.
-, distress in, owing to scarcity of corn, 67, 68.
-, petitions concerning goods sold by foreigners, 68, 69.
-, making of malt to be limited, 68; and see Ale.
-, "Seacole" to be provided for the poor (1640), 68.
-, custom of the City due formerly to the Lord of Topsham, 72.
-, licences to sell wines in, 75.
-, papers relating to the unemployed, 80–81.
-, contribution towards the suppression of pirates, 89.
-, papers relating to the observance of Lent, 89–90.
-, papers relating to the Bodley Lectureship, 92–99.
-, papers relating to Exeter College. See under Oxford.
-, maps of the City and City property, 104–105.
-, money raised for the Loan for the King of Bohemia, papers relating to, 105–108.
-, Committees consider reasons for the decay of trade, 108, 109.
-, papers relating to Papists, 109–111.
-, John Prowse to return from London, 113.
-, letters relating to the controversy with the Bishop (1622), 115–125, 127–133.
-, good character of the inhabitants, 126.
-, the citizens reported to be Puritans, 131.
-, controversy about the Free Schools. See under Schools.
-, size and populousness of, 149, 154, 158.
-, taxes for armour, powder, &c., 160, 161.
-, rates payable as tallage, 166.
-, royal letter directed to the City (1623), 169.
-, papers relating to soldiers sent for the Cadiz Expedition, 174–176.
-, loans to Charles I by the City, 175.
-, collections made for the relief of distress in other towns, 176–177.
-, plot against the City, (1627), 177.
-, called upon to furnish two ships for the expedition to La Rochelle, 179.
-, papers relating to soldiers billeted in (1627), 180–184.
-, ships belonging to, 187.
-, decay of the City's revenue, 189.
-, the "Resolution" of Exeter (1629), 193.
-, regulations concerning the sale of tobacco in the City, 195.
-, suit between the Attorney General and the City about the title of some waste lands (1634), 196, 197.
-, certificate for a musician to perform in the City, 200.
-, orders concerning a supply of gunpowder, 200–202.
-, letter of complaint concerning rebels in the City, 202,
-, remonstrance and propositions made to the Burgesses and Commonalty of the City, 203.
-, documents relating to the Siege of Exeter (1643), 206–209, 326.
-, expenses for fortifying various places in the City, 208.
-, the Six Months' Assessment in, 211.
-, in arrears with Poll money 211, 212.
-, soldiers to be quartered and billeted in the City, (1648), 212, 213.
-, order to make speedy assessment and distribution of the militia forces in the City (1660), 215.
-, the names of all the City authorities to be submitted for the approbation of the Council of State, 215, 216.
-, no persons other than the standing forces to be armed within the City, 216.
-, an examination to be made as to the money raised within the City, 216.
-, all arms and ammunition in the City to be delivered up, 216.
-, a favourable account of the City given to Charles II, 219.
-, accounts for the sick and wounded soldiers of William of Orange, 219–224.
-, documents relating to the City's valuation, 226–227.
-, debts owing by the City, 227.
-, grievances to be settled at the Tollbooth during Lammas Fair, 227.
-, support of the City solicited for the Church at Rotterdam (1705), 230.
-, its commerce with Leghorn, 231.
-, an account of the City desired for a gazateer, 233.
-, the establishment of a Court of Conscience desired (1713), 234.
-, documents relating to criminals, 237.
-, broadside printed at, 237.
-, burglary in, 238.
-, hope that its manufactures may be more extensively sent to Guinea, 238.
-, how it might profit by trade with Guinea, 243.
-, the import of Irish wool. See under Wool.
-, loyalty of Papists, &c. in (1745), 247.
-, the Second Annuitant Society, 248.
-, authorisations to collect duties of wheelage, 249.
-, documents relating to the Freedom of the City, 250–253.
-, boxes for presenting the Freedom of the City, 250, 251.
-, election squibs printed at, (1761), 253.
-, peace and good order at, 256, 257.
-, riot and robbery at (1772), 257.
-, scarcity and high price of butter in (1801), 257.
-, meetings held to consider plans for raising volunteers, (c. 1782), 258.
-, a wild beast show in, 259.
-, collection of copies of Royal Sign Manuals and other documents, 260.
-, documents relating to Inventories of Church Goods. See Church Goods.
-, proclamation made to the commons of (1560), 263.
-, statutes made in 1245, extracts from, 263.
-,-, English copy of, 264.
-, visit of Edward I to, 267.
-, dispute between the City and the Priory of St. Nicholas, 270.
-, lands, tenements, &c., left to the Chamber, 277.
-, documents relating to property in the City and suburbs, 279–281.
-, Final Concord made "in full court of the City," 280.
-, the King should not commit the custody of the City to whomsoever he will, cause to be shown why (1324), 281.
-, properties in (named), mentioned in wills, 281, 282, 283.
-, monies left on account of forgotten tithes, 282.
-, places in (named), 283, 284, 286.
-, the yearly farm paid into the Exchequer by the City, 290.
-, mention of place names in the City and suburbs, streets, lanes, &c., 294–295.
-,-, houses, tenements, &c., 295–296.
-,-, wells, springs, &c., 296.
-,-, closes, gardens, parks, &c., 296–97.
-, trades and occupations mentioned in the Miscellaneous Deeds, 298–300.
-, collection of seals of Bishops and others, 300–1.
-, weapons of soldiers equipped by the City (1513), 302.
-, note of the collection for the first payment of a tenth and fifteenth (1581), 310.
-, copy of the City's receipt for money left to be lent to the young men of the City, 311.
-, order for payment for ships to be provided by the City (1588), 311, 312.
-, door to be made between the College of Vicars and lands of the City (1588), 312.
-, a kind of common-place book of occurrences in the City (1559–76), 313.
-, money for providing two ships lent by persons in the City (1588), 316.
-, all accounts of the city to be henceforth (1601) made in English, 320.
-, gifts to be presented to the Speaker in token of the goodwill of the City (1610), 321.
-, regulations for players and shows in the City and County, 321.
-, free gift of the City to James I, 323.
-, Sunday regulations for shopkeepers, &c. (1615), 323.
-, engineer to be engaged for the better defence of the City (1642), 324.
-, the City plate to be sold (1644), 325.
-, precautions against the plague (1645), 325.
-, gift to Queen Henrietta Maria while in the City, 325.
-, gifts to Charles I and Prince Charles on their visit to the City, 325.
-, dinner given to persons of honour visiting the City, 325.
-, a summons suit "for the rendering of the City," (1646), 325.
-, valuation of the boats, 326.
-, day of thanksgiving appointed for the last rendering of the City, 326.
-, held for the Parliament against the King's army, 326.
-, want and misery in the City (1651), 327.
-, chimney sweep from London desired, 328.
-, Act for uniting parishes in the City (1657), 331.
-, money raised for maintaining a workhouse, 333.
-, rentals of the lands of and belonging to the City, 340.
-, ancient orders and customs of the City to be observed and kept, 341.
-, injuries and oppressions by the Counts and Earls of Devon, 343.
-, extracts from the Hundred Rolls as to the liberties of the City, 344.
-, liberties and suits in law between London and the City, 346.
-, memorandum concerning the settlement of the dispute between the Church and City (1448), 346.
-, petition of the inhabitants of the City (1509), 346, 355.
-, the particular rentals of all the lordships, manors, &c., belonging to the City, 349.
-, cities, towns and villages which are custom free within the City, 349.
-, Calendar of places which are custom free in the fairs and markets of, 349.
-, Order for making proclamations, 349.
-, Latimer preaches in the City, 350.
-, the Duke of Exeter is assigned 400. of the farm of the City, 352.
-, "the Description of the City of Exeter" published 1583 and again 1765, 353.
-, "The order and manner of the government of the City and of the officers of the same," 353.
-, "Pamphlet of the offices and duties of every particular sworn officer of the City," 353.
-, "Antique Description and Account of the City," 353.
-, Izacke's Memorials of the City, 354–56.
-, Izacke's list of its streets and lanes, 355.
-, ordinance for the King's Beam used for true and just weights in the City (1636), 356.
-, visit of Charles II to, 357.
-, description of Henry VI's coming to the City, 359.
-, names of the freemen drawn up in 1472, 360.
-, grant by the citizens to the Bishop, Dean and Chapter, 361.
-, names of freemen drawn up, temp. Hen. VII–Mary, 361.
-, order to proclaim Queen Mary at the accustomed places within the County, 366.
-, description of the City by Hooker, 367–68, 371.
-, its area in the first year of Elizabeth, 367.
-, its importance and antiquity, 368.
-, disbursements for coast ships serving for the City (1588), 368–69.
-, list of freemen (1621–1818), 371.
-, ordnance and artillery delivered to the custody of the City, 375.
-, ordnance and artillery appertaining to, 375.
-, old Calendar of the Archives, 377–78.
-, prices of wheat, 378, 427.
-, surveys of the City's estates, 380.
-, Account of letting the Butchers' stalls, 380.
-, a particular of all the property belonging to the City, 381.
-, book of the names of apprentices rejected as freemen, 381.
-, Miscellaneous Rolls, 383–406.
-, agreements and final concords as to houses, lands, &c., 383.
-, orders for preventing disturbances by the servants of master craftsmen, 384.
-, orders regulating the sale of fish, 384.
-, rental of the City (1303), 384.
-, ordinances relating to the City (1346), 385–86.
-, no person to be admitted to the freedom of the City without the consent of the majority of the Council of Twelve, 385.
-, fixed pension for the "Seneschalli," 385.
-, all purprestures made in the City and suburbs to be removed, 385.
-, breakers of the ordinances of 1346 to be accounted enemies of the City, 385.
-, memoranda of the admissions of three persons to the liberty of the City, 387.
-, Laws and Customs of the City (temp. Hen. III), 387.
-, no one to be admitted to the freedom of the City on the day of the Mayor's election, 388.
-, interference with the liberties of the City by the Earls of Devon, 390, 392.
-, the murage of the City, 393, 402.
-, Account of the City barge, 393.
-, Account of the repair of roads, 393.
-, Account of the making of a weir (1378), 393.
-, Rolls of the Court of the Staple, 394.
-, Roll of Estreats and forfeited Recognizances, 394.
-, a rental of the City (? Hen. VIII), 395.
-, Roll of presentments of men and their weapons in the City, 402.
-, Roll of the names of 120 men furnished to her Majesty by the City (1588), 402.
-, lists of hearths and stoves in the City (1674), 402.
-, list of persons who lent money to Charles I in the City and County, 402.
-, copy of an exemplification of Domesday Book for the City, 403.
-, papers relating to disputes between the Dean and Chapter and the City, 405.
-, bundle of wills (1555–1765), 414–16.
-, description of counterparts of Deeds, &c., relating to the City Estates, 417–18.
-, bundles of Law Papers, 418–21.
-, cases as to hawkers, pedlars, &c., 420, 421.
-, rate to limit the wages of journeymen woolsorters, 421.
-, thatched houses in, 421.
-, the election of the forty guardians in, 421.
-, quietuses from the Exchequer for the Escheator in the City, 423.
-, draft leases, grants, mortgages, &c., of City property, 423.
-, visit of William III to, 423.
-, petitions for freedom of the City, 424.
-, Orders in Council and papers relating to the Cattle Plague, 424.
-, the City scavenger's agreements, 424.
-, City property, 425.
-, bye-laws respecting foreigners residing in the City, 426.
-, rates for the carriage of goods brought to the City from London, 426.
-, transcripts, 428–33.
-, grants of murage, 428, 429.
-, Exemplification of Pleas of the Crown concerning the liberties of the City, 429.
-, copy of Exemplification of Domesday Book, 429.
-, assessment of a rate for providing a store of gunpowder, 433.
-, Acts of Parliament for. See under Parliament.
-, Alderman of, articles to be inquired by every, 315.
-, Aldermen of (n.d.) indenture by, 33.
-,-, two, summoned to make answer to the complaints of Perriman (1625), 135, 140.
-, Ale, strong, laws against the brewing of, 68.
-,-, order with brewers serving the City and suburbs (1569), 316.
-, Alehouse keepers, forfeited recognizances of, 105.
-, Alehouses, number of, to be reduced (1630), 68, 105.
-, Ale sellers, a roll of recognizances of, 394.
-, Archdeacon of, Henry [de Melvil], to arbitrate in a dispute, 280.
-,-, B., assent of, 400.
-,-, Perriman's school built on the lands of, 149.
-,-, Perriman's school belongs to, 157.
-,-, has the right of nominating the master of the Grammar School, 157.
-,-, office of, wills proved in, 281, 282.
-,-, seals of, 283.
-, Assizes at, 102.
-,-, to be held at, date of, 124.
-,-, same judges to continue at the next, 124.
-,-, shortly to be held at, 325.
-, Bailiff, the chief, to receive a fixed pension, 385.
-, Bailiffs, order to, 384.
-, Bailiffs and Commonalty (1347), writ to, 8.
-, Bishop of, conformity to be notified by the, 39.
-,-, house of the, 62.
-,-, the preacher for Exeter to be allowed by the, 93.
-,-, accustomed to permit another schoolmaster to teach in Exeter, 158.
-,-, revenues of the, 357.
-,-, (? 1468), suit about his fee, 392.
-,-, v. Exeter, 421. and see Alley; Babington; Bartholomew; Bitton; Blackall; Brantingham; Brewer; Bronescombe; Cary; Cotton; Coverdale; Grandison; Hall; Iscanus; Kepple; Lamplugh; Lacy; Osbern; Quivil; Sparrow; Stapeldon; Trelawny; Voysey; Ward; Warelwast; Woolton.
-, Bishops of, disputes with, 46–49, 378.
-,-, allusion to, as founders of Exeter College, Oxford, 100.
-,-, Lives of the, 353.
-,-, a catalogue of the, 356, 373.
-,-, rents of the, 372, 374.
-,-, claim for the fee of, 374.
-, Bishop and Chapter of (1449), bond by, 360.
-, Bishop, Dean and Chapter of, their agreement with the Mayor, &c., concerning the sword and cap of maintenance (1708), 338, 339.
-,-, Charter to (1510), 345.
-,-, their bond to stand to the award, 346.
-,-, composition between the City and, for enclosing the churchyard, with the grant of the Mayor, &c., 355.
-,-, (1448), composition between the City and, 402.
-,-, copies of documents relating to disputes between the City and, 402.
-, Bishops and Dean and Chapter of, allusion to their wishes concerning Perriman's school, 147.
-, Bishop's Court, the, letter to, 363.
-, Bishopric or See of, order to deliver the temporalities of, to Charles II, 12.
-,-, the extent of lands belonging to, 346.
-,-, sale of the palace and fee of the "late," 214.

Books, official, &c., of:–
-, "Black Book," 353.
-, "Black Book or Lieger," 353.
-, "Black Lieger," 340, 349, 353.
-, "Black Roll," 349, 359, 383.
-, Books of Butcher Stalls Rents, 417.
-, Chamber Act Books, 302–339, 378.
-, an abridgement to, 339.
-, commencement of, 407.
-, extracts from, 420.
-, Chamber Minute Books, 339.
-, afterwards copied into the Act Books, 339–40.
-, kept at the Town Clerk's office, 340.
-, City, various books of matters connected with the, 381, 382.
-, Books of Rentals of Property of the, 417.
-, Treasurers' Vouchers, 417.
-, Freeman's Book, description of its contents, 358.
-, "Great Lieger Book," 353.
-, Mayor's Court Books, 378.
-, calendars of, 382.
-, Mayor's Court, memorandum books of, 378.
-, Minister's Accounts, 410, 433.
-, Minute Books of the Sessions of the Peace, 378.
-, Musters, Books of, 379.
-, Poll Books, 382.
-, Provost Court Books, 254, 378.
-, Survey of Exeter, Old Book of, 226.
-, Bread, assize of, 395, 424.
-, by short weight, book of convictions for selling, 381.
-, Canal, the, agreement for making, 31.
-, a new channel cut to bring vessels nearer to Exeter, 357.
-, rules, orders, bye-laws and regulations for the good government of, 381.
-, memorial of merchants and traders about making a double lock at the bottom of, 381.
-, copy of old Deeds of Conveyance, 418.
-, case relating to, 420.
-, case relating to the right of the banks, 420.
-, suit, 421.
-, case for opinion respecting rating of, 421.
-, extracts from the Chamber Act Books touching, 426.
-, Byelaws, 426.
-, Cathedral Church of St. Peter's, 95, 282.
-, plate and bells of, 32.
-, mayoral attendances at, 45.
-, included in the Bishop's fee, 48.
-, boundaries of (1557), 49.
-, the Earl of Suffolk has connection with, 76.
-, map of its precincts, 105.
-, order to fit and repair the municipal seats in, 198.
-, irreverent behaviour in, during the reading of the King's proclamation, 206.
-, money expended upon, 214.
-, curfew rung every evening at, 217.
-, goods in, 261.
-, dispute to be decided in (1261), 270.
-, agreement given by the Chapter to the Mayor, &c., in (1532), 304.
-, fragment of a grail possibly from, 308.
-, a preacher for Sunday afternoons to be provided for, (1598), 319.
-, lecturers in, 321, 322.
-, the College hall of the Vicars Choral to be used as a common wool hall, 325.
-, plan for uniting several parish churches to, 330, 332.
-, order for partitioning (1657), 331.
-, piece of plate bought by the City for the use of, and afterwards sold to the Dean and Chapter, 334.
-, the Grand Charter of (1510), 345, 353.
-, Charter of the liberties appertaining to, 345.
-, Hooker's note on the completion of, 351.
-, "the antiquity, foundation and building of," 353, 372, 373.
-, rents of, 357.
-, situated within the County of the City of Exeter, 365.
-, survey of, 365, 366.
-, King Athelstan the first founder of, 373.
-, ancient rents and revenues belonging to, 373.
-, house belonging to the choir boys of, 399.
-, Canons of, houses of, 345.
-, dwellings of, 400.
-, Chapter of, grant by (1115), 280.
-, grant of churches to, 280.
-, seal of, 87.
-, clerk of, brings a message to the Mayor, 153.
-, President of (1532), message sent by the Chamber to, 303.
-, and see under Dean.
-, churchyard of, 326.
-, composition between the Bishop, &c., and the City for enclosing (1286), 280, 345, 355, 373.
-, water to be brought to (1346), 284.
-, school and workhouse to be fitted for ten poor maids in, 328, 329.
-, the privileges of, brought into the Chamber, 330.
-, grant of the mayor and citizens for enclosing, 345, 373.
-, examination touching the bounds of, and the liberties claimed (temp. Mary), 347.
-, compositions, &c., for enclosing, 384.
-, licence to enclose, and to erect gates to be closed at curfew, 384.
-, the close of, 401.
-, cloisters of, money spent upon, 214.
-, the Chamber agrees to purchase (1656), 329, 330.
-, the serge market to be held in (1657), 331, 332.
-, the serge market to be removed from (1660), 332.
-, the close, agreements respecting the gates and posterns of (1286, 1322), 385.
-, Precentor of, house of, 238.
-, Treasurer of, Thomas Sothern, lease to, 87.
-, house which formerly belonged to, bought by the Chamber to be converted into a workhouse, 81, 214, 329.
-, Chamber of, Lord Russell's claim for allowance from (1623), 11.
-, their difference with the Bishop and petition to the King (1623), 17.
-, grant of lease of the salmon fishing by (1592), 26.
-, enter into a bond (1566), 29.
-, opinion of (1697), 31.
-, endeavour to present a petition to the King (1699), 31.
-, resolutions of, 40, 45, 199, 205, 212, 225, 252.
-, their contribution to the salary of the preacher appointed by (1600), 40.
-, ask assistance of the Master of the Court of Requests (1610), 47.
-, allowance and confirmation by (? 1602), 53.
-, appoint two searchers and sealers of leather (1717), 54.
-, enter into a contract (1608), 67.
-, receipt from (1657), 70.
-, lease surrendered to (1758), 70.
-, request to (1652), 71.
-, claim for interest on money disbursed to (1662), 75.
-, appointments by, 78, 230, 249.
-, receipt on behalf of (1693), 79.
-, Articles of Agreement with (1653), 80.
-, instructions from (1624), 80.
-, payment into, 81.
-, orphans in custody of, documents concerning, 81–83, and see Orphans.
-, receipt from (1604), 81.
-, request to (1619), 82.
-, money recovered from (1617), 87.
-, receipt to (1618), 87.
-, fit out a ship (1613), 88.
-, papers, &c., belonging to (1626), 89.
-, request to (1613), 89.
-, their petition to the King (1628), 91.
-, will increase the stipend of the preacher for Exeter, (1615), 93.
-, appeals to, on behalf of Exeter College, 101, 102.
-, demand for payment due from, 103.
-, discharge the Chamberlain from office (1691), 104.
-, articles of agreement with (1636 and 1693), 104.
-, property delivered to (? 1630), 104.
-, maps of the property of, 104.
-, orders to, from the Privy Council, 110, 114, 183, 200.
-, vacancies in (1624), 114.
-, letters about their suit against the claim of the Bishop to be made a Justice of the Peace (1622), 115–31.
-, allowance expected from, 132, 133.
-, lease granted to (1592), 159.
-, lease from (1604), 163.
-, note of monies disbursed by (1626), 174.
-, petition sent up by (1630), 194.
-, petition from (1632), 194.
-, contract from (1778), 200.
-, account paid by (1643), 207.
-, church patronage of, documents concerning, 209–210.
-, application for pension to, 210.
-, agreement in, 214.
-, Common Seal of, 214.
-, buy a messuage formerly belonging to the Cathedral (1652), 214.
-, money paid out by order of, 214.
-, infringe the statute laws of the land (? 1655), 215.
-, order of the Deputy Lieutenants to (1663), 217.
-, debt due from William III to, 220.
-, their claim deemed unjust, 221.
-, promise of William III to reimburse, 223.
-, petitions of, to the House of Commons, 224, 234.
-, order from the House of Commons to, 226.
-, instructions sent by, 245, 246.
-, draft address to the King from (1745), 247.
-, authorisation from (1706), 249.
-, v. rioters in the election, 254, 419.
-, buy flour for selling to the poor, 256.
-, buy supply of herrings for the relief of the poor, 257.
-, address of, to George III, 259.
-, bond with the Governors of St. John's Hospital (1657), 266.
-, assignment by, 266.
-, St. John's Hospital property passes into the hands of, 266.
-, acquire the property of St. Nicholas' Priory, 269.
-, the property of the Prior of Plympton comes into the hands of (1555), 272.
-, Manor of Awliscombe bequeathed to (1489), 272, 273.
-, called Lords of the Manor of Awliscombe, 273.
-, conveyance of property to (1667), 274.
-, property conveyed to, as trustees (1673), 274.
-, judgment against, in the Court of Common Pleas (1650), 275.
-, gift to, 275.
-, bequests to (1669), 277.
-, requests to (1613), 277, 278.
-, sell the customs of fish in Exeter (1437), 278.
-, permission granted to (1420), 284.
-, licence obtained by (1444), 284.
-, licence by (1370), 286.
-, petition of (1537), 288.
-, their new Charter (1537), 288.
-, lease from (1542), 289.
-, the Quay Limekilns belonging to (c. 1360), 290.
-, property of religious houses passes into the hands of (1555), 291.
-, letter of attorney from (? 16th cent.), 291.
-, bond to (1566), 292.
-, lease by (1698), 292.
-, Act Books of, containing entries of meetings, &c., 302–382.
-, desire to purchase the property of the Prior of St. Nicholas (1538), 304.
-, volume containing Acts or Perpetual Orders of the Council, 304.
-, "the twenty-four," rule of precedure for the wives of, 306.
-, offer an annuity to the Earl of Devonshire, (1553), 307.
-, note of vestments, &c., belonging to (1781), 309.
-, prayer to be used at the meeting of the Council, 316.
-, "the twenty-four," to receive partial payment for their disbursements, 317.
-, elect a new Recorder (1592), 318.
-, elect a new Chamberlain (1601), 320.
-, will not bear the charge of petitioning the King for a mint (1603), 320.
-, "the twenty-four," salmon to be received annually by the several members of, 322.
-, "the twenty-four," members to make fixed contributions to the City, 322.
-, offer to pay the City lecturer and preacher for five years (1613), 322.
-, send petitions to the King and Parliament (1642), 324.
-, decide to displace disloyal members (1644), 324.
-, decide to petition Parliament (1647), 326.
-, give the Common Seal for repayment of money lent for the defence of the City, 326.
-, expect Parliament to repay such debts, 326.
-, appoint a committee to consider and state their grievances with a view to petitioning Parliament (1651), 327.
-, Committee of, to meet weekly to arrange for the discharge of the City's debts (1651), 327.
-, decision of, with regard to the use of the money expected to be assigned by Parliament (1652), 328.
-, borrow money for the purchase of the cloisters, &c., adjoining the Cathedral (1656), 329.
-, sale of their lands in Ireland (1656), 329, 330.
-, agreement drawn up and approved by, to be brought before Parliament (1656), 330.
-, order of, under their Common Seal (1660), 332.
-, business with the Dean and Canons concerning the Cathedral lands purchased by (1663), 333.
-, their complaint against the Dean and Chapter for not fulfilling their agreement, 333.
-, decide to present a petition of their wrongs to the King (1664), 334.
-, desire to recover the debt due on the sale of their Irish lands (1670), 335.
-, payment for their Irish lands (1673), 335, 336.
-, their disposal of the money, 336.
-, property appointed to be disposed of in the Council, 337.
-, samples of wills, &c., in one of their volumes, 358.
-, volume of maps, &c., belonging to, 376.
-, note to (1821), 377.
-, papers in a suit between the parson of St. Keran's Church and (1553), 394–395.
-, v. Callyton, 419.
-, case for opinion concerning, 422.
-, and William Baily, of Winchester, agreements between, 423.
-, contracts for letting property of, 424.
-, papers relating to relief of the poor by, 426.
-, copy of a petition of (1701), 433.
-, agreements of, 27, 30, 31, 64, 68, 88, 93, 96, 305, 309, 324.
-, letters of or sent by 28, 41, 47, 77, 90, 107, 196, 201, 218, 225, 226, 316.
-, letters to, 64, 76, 77, 84, 86, 90, 97, 98, 104, 105, 176, 177, 209, 232, 235, 238.
-, petitions to, 50, 53, 54, 68, 69, 141, 142, 144, 166, 217.
-, Council for (1622), to confer with the Lord Keeper, 127.
-, to hold a conference, 128.
-, advice of, 128, 130.
-, opinion of, 129.
-, Chamberlains of, documents concerning, 102–4.
-, and see Crewkerne; Izacke; Leigh; Martin; Prouse; Tickell.
-, Chancellor of (1532), [John Gibbons], delivers over a heretic, 361.
-, (1561), William Leweson, kindness shown to, 46.
-, (1622), prosecutes the Bishop's suit in London, 118, 120.
-, (1622), the Bishop of Exeter to lodge with, 124.
-, (1630), Laurence Barnell, signature of, 144.
-, Charities in, 274, 379.
-, catalogue of the founders of, 274.
-, accounts of monies, 379.
-, accounts of properties of, 412.
-, Charters, Royal, 1–7.
-, (1304), copy of Charter granting the citizens similar privileges to the citizens of London, 397.
-, (1320), copy of, 393.
-, (1535), presented to the Clerk of the Crown, 115.
-, legal points of, 116.
-, terms of, 120.
-, integrity of, 126.
-, privileges granted in, 127.
-, the King's Attorney's opinion concerning, 128.
-, (1538), the new Charter to be assured in London, 304.
-, (1549), copies of the Grand Charter, 347, 373.
-, fruitless search for a confirmation of Charter in the reign of Mary, 90.
-, (1561), Charter for a Chamberlain, 374.
-, (1562), copy of, 348.
-, (1627), documents relating to Charter of, 90–91.
-, Charter of Charles II, document concerning the surrender of, 219.
-, allusion to a Charter, 161.
-, Charters (specified) sent to London and duly returned, 334, 335.
-, note of all the articles contained in all the Charters (Hen. I-Ed. VI), 368.
-, note of the number of all the Charters (collected 1560), 371.
-, volume containing Charters and miscellaneous documents, 378.
-, drafts of some of the City's Charters, 405.
-, Churches, Parishes and Religious Houses in:-
-, Allhallows, Goldsmith Street, 308.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, payment for a curfew to be rung morning and evening, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of goods, &c., 331.
-, house in parish of, to be purchased for a Bridewell, 333.
-, Allhallows-on-the-Walls, 250.
-, return of goods found in, (1552), 261.
-, parishioners to pay for bells to be rung, 317.
-, the new churchyard near, order to deface inscription, 326.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of goods, &c., 331.
-, St. Ann, chapel or hospital of, in the parish of St. Sidwell's, document concerning, 224.
-, Black Friars of Exeter, the, agreement between the mayor, &c., and, 281.
-, Dominican Convent, 285.
-, Friars Minor, money left to the, 282.
-, Friars Preachers, the, money left to, 282.
-, the late dissolved house of, 345.
-, grant to, 361.
-, dwellings of, 400.
-, copies of deeds relating to, 401.
-, controversy between the Dean and Chapter of Exeter and, 401.
-, the church of, 401.
-, Prior of, Robert de Ottery, agreement between the Mayor of Exeter and, 401.
-, Grey Friars, the, wall of "the late," 57, 58.
-, House of, 270.
-, grant to, 280, 281.
-, seals to, 269, 281.
-, complaint of, 281.
-, warden and convent of, grant to, 284.
-, Holy Trinity, church of, goods found in, 261.
-, curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, churchwardens of, order to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the keys, 331.
-, parish of, Magdalen Hospital situated in, 263.
-, land in, 265.
-, almshouses erected in, 277. 330.
-, priory of, grants to, 428.
-, rector of, money left to, 282.
-, St. Bartholomew's Chapel, 45, 303.
-, churchyard, 48, 326.
-, burials removed from the Cathedral to, 217.
-, St. David's Church, 236.
-, St. David's parish, 304.
-, petition concerning, 214.
-, separated from Heavitree and made part of the City of Exeter (temp. Hen. VIII), 214.
-, bad condition of, 214.
-, bequest of a close in Northernhay in, 274.
-, premises in, 425.
-, parishioners of, to help towards the maintenance of the poor in William Hurst's almshouses, 323.
-, St. David's Down, next Northernhay, meadow in, 163.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, 'spoiled' in 1549, 261.
-, St. Doquin, church of, granted to the Cathedral Chapter, 280.
-, St. Edmund's, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, goods removed in 1549, 261.
-, parishioners to pay for curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, parish of, fishing in, 53.
-, dispute concerning mills in, 70.
-, St. George the Martyr, chapel of, 283.
-, documents concerning, 44, 45.
-, vestments and altar furniture for, 45.
-, remuneration for chaplain, 45.
-, inventory of the ornaments of, 305.
-, St. George's, parish church of, 306.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, plate belonging to, given for the use of the new haven, 262.
-, payment for curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the church keys, 331.
-, St. James' Church, 282.
-, St. James,
-, Prior of, John de Gery, grant by, 399.
-, (1258), convention between william de Syden and, 399.
-, St. John's, rye sold at, 67.
-, room in, suggested as a store place, 68.
-, rate for the poor of, 160.
-, house, 80.
-, church, 159.
-, and its belongings, purchase of, 266.
-, fee simple of, 306.
-, St. John's at the East Gate, 375.
-, St. John's Bow, 50.
-, church of, goods found in, 261.
-, goods removed in 1549, 262.
-, the Prior and Convent of Plympton are parsons and proprietaries of, 272.
-, unseemly behaviour in, 308.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the church keys, 331.
-, St. John the Baptist, hospital of, 277, 285, 423, 425.
-, grant for nominating pensioners of (1562), 6.
-, or monastery, disposal of monastic property lately belonging to, 20, 266, 271, 291.
-, petition that the serge market may be held before (? 1660), 50.
-, school founded in, for the relief and education of poor children (1637), 160.
-, bequests to the school in, 162.
-, brethren and sisters of, grant by (1230), 266.
-,-, gift to (1231), 266.
-, documents relating to, 266–268.
-, situation of, 266.
-, the trustees of (1769), requested to elect a president, 267.
-, dispute with the City respecting the limits of Dodehay Street, 267.
-, nominations of inmates to, 267.
-, seals of, 267.
-, proposal to start the City's hospital in the derelict buildings of (1626), 273.
-, the serge market to be removed into (1660), 332.
-, volume of papers relating to, 378.
-, memoranda out of the Records of, 399–401.
-, monastic property lately belonging to, Bailiff's accounts, 411.
-, suit respecting, 421.
-, foundation charter of (1627), 432.
-, register or chartulary of, 433.
-, Governors of (1651), the episcopal palace &c., made over to, 214.
-,-, (1657), their bond with the Chamber of Exeter, 266.
-,-, (1741), lease granted by, 292.
-,-, (1819), surrenders from the Company of Proprietors of the Exeter and Crediton Navigation to, 293.
-, Master of (n.d.), v. John Whityng and others, 164, 392.
-,-, (1368–73), takes steps for the recovery of property, 165, 405.
-,-, (1434), John, dispute between the Archdeacon of Barnstaple and, 401.
-,-, (1437–39), tenement recovered by, 405.
-, Prior of (1351), takes steps to recover a house, 164.
-,-, or Master (1357), John de Bolehulle, deeds brought to the Bishop by, 400.
-,-, (1410–11), his suit in the City Court, 268.
-,-, (1497–1524), Richard Hyll, documents tabulated by order of, 268.
-, Treasurer of, Mr. Thomas Heath, mention of, 266.
-, chapel and hospital of, arms and ammunition to be removed from (1663), 216.
-, St. Katherine's almshouse, 213, 345.
-, church or chapel, 45.
-, St. Keran's or Kerrian's, &c., church, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, goods given for the new haven, 262.
-, house next, 394.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the keys, 331.
-, minister of, 260.
-, St. Lawrence, church of, Bodley lecture preached in, 99.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the keys, 331.
-, parish of, petition of inhabitants of, 50.
-, St. Leonard's, 28.
-, parish of, land in, 264.
-, St. Martin's church, 303.
-, goods found in, 261.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the keys, 331.
-, St. Mary's church of, to be reedified a garrison, 178.
-, parish, 49.
-, St. Mary Arches, church of, 236, 392.
-, goods found in, 261.
-, candlestick sold for the repair of the church, 262.
-, goods given for the new haven, 262.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, bequest to the churchwardens of, 277.
-, parish of, 286.
-, St. Mary Magdalen (Maudlin, &c.), hospital for lepers, 425.
-, lease from, 163.
-, documents relating to leases, grants, &c., 263–65.
-, rentals of, 265, 398–99.
-, chartulary of, 264, 265.
-, seals of, 265.
-, chapel of, 263, 265, 303, 320.
-, transferred to the civic authorities by Bishop Brewer, 263, 352.
-, volume relating to, 378.
-, release to, 399.
-, wardens of, accounts of, 265, 411, 424.
-, parish, money to be paid to the poor in the almshouses in, 213.
-, St. Mary Major (Michel or Muchel), church of, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, plate delivered to the Corporation for the use of the new haven, 262.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, St. Mary de Marisco or Marsh Barton, church of, near Exeter, 268.
-, a cell of Plympton, 272.
-, St. Mary Steps, church of, to be used for a public free school, 161.
-, union of, with St. Edmunds on the Bridge, 161.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the keys, 331.
-, parish of, 53, 254, 287.
-, dispute concerning mills in, 70.
-, St. Nicholas, volume of records concerning, 378.
-, church of, 269, 387.
-, fair in. See under Fairs.
-, hospital of St. Alexius or, 269.
-, lands granted to, 270.
-, dispute between the Abbot of Buckfastleigh and, 280.
-, priory of, lands, &c., belonging to the late, 20, 271, 291, 411.
-, documents relating to, 268–271.
-, situation of, 268.
-, a cell to Battle Abbey, 268.
-, suppression of, 268.
-, sale of its lands, 269.
-, lands, &c., granted to, 269.
-, Irish property of, 269.
-, indulgence granted to contributors to the fabric of, 270.
-, copy of an Inspeximus Charter of earlier charters and privileges, 271, 396.
-, receipts of, 271.
-, rental of, 271.
-, Ledger Book of, 271.
-, 17th cent. collection of charters relating to, 271.
-, seals of, 271.
-, order for relieving the poor people in the "late dissolved," 271.
-, bequests to the prior and monks of, 282.
-, papers relating to, 396.
-, roll containing copies of charters and grants to, 396.
-, copies of documents relating to the liberties of the, 397.
-, Prior of (1189), composition between the City and, 397.
-, (temp. Edw. I), composition between the Mayor and commonalty and, 387.
-, (? 1260), leave granted by the convent and, 283.
-, (1296), recovery of property by the convent and, 164.
-, (1323), Hugh de Courtenay and, v. the Mayor of Exeter, 227, 397.
-, (1336), deed of, 397.
-, (1346), settlement of a dispute between the Dean and Chapter and Corporation of Exeter and, 284.
-, (1352), composition between the City and, 398.
-, (1527), William Collumpton the last, release granted by, 269.
-, (1538), his property in the City, 304.
-, (n.d.), recovers a tenement, 165, 405.
-, confirmation of charters granted at the request of, 271.
-, charters of, 397.
-, priors of, allusion to, 228.
-, St. Olave's Church, 269.
-, goods found in, 261.
-, goods removed from, 262.
-, goods given for the new haven, 262.
-, granted to Battle Abbey, 280.
-, curfew bell to be rung in, 317.
-, St. Pancras Church, goods found in, 261.
-, goods removed for various purposes, 262.
-, goods given for the new haven, 262.
-, curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the church keys, 331.
-, St. Paul, chapel of, 266.
-, St. Paul's Church, 195.
-, goods found in, 261.
-, curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the church keys, 331.
-, curate of, money left to the, 282.
-, St. Paul's parish, bequest of lands and tenements in, 274.
-, St. Peran, church of, granted to the Cathedral Chapter, 280.
-, St. Petrock's (St. Petrox), Church, minister of, 260.
-, dominicals and surplice fees of, 260.
-, goods found in, 261.
-, goods given for the use of the City, 262.
-, granted to the Cathedral chapter, 280.
-, curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, St. Probus, church of, granted to the Cathedral Chapter, 280.
-, St. Sidwell's exemplification of Domesday about, 429.
-, church of, enquiry concerning, 260.
-, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, "spoiled" in 1549, 262.
-, parish of, 160, 265.
-, treasure trove found in, 63.
-, poor of, expenses in connection with a suit concerning, 103.
-, grant of tenements in, 160.
-, the almshouses in, 213.
-, riot and robbery in, 257.
-, bequest of lands and tenements in, 274.
-, the conduit in, 284.
-, the head well in, 284.
-, the Chamber's cisterns in, 285.
-, the resthouse in, 337.
-, St. Stephen's, church of, inventory of goods found in, 261.
-, goods given for the new haven, 262.
-, curfew bell to be rung, 317.
-, churchwardens of, ordered to give particulars of all church goods and to surrender the church keys, 331.
-, parish of, 87.
-, St. Thomas, parish of, land in, 24, 28.
-, fishing in, 53.
-, tenement and lands in, 80.
-, "Exweeke Grounds" in, 277.
-, tenement in, demolished during the Civil War, 327.
-, Church goods, Inventories of, 376.
-, (1552), documents concerning, 260–63, 363.
-, (1537), alluded to, 261.
-, (1549), alluded to, 261.
-, to be delivered to the King's Commissioners, 364.
-, Commissioners for the survey of, letters to, 260, 365.
-, Corporation of, monastic property coming into the possession of, documents relating to, 20, 21, 263, 271, 291, 411, 430.
-, bailiffs' accounts of their monastic property, description of, 411.
-, documents relating to their Irish lands, 334, 423.
-, deeds relating to property of, 263–301, 381.
-, royal command to prepare a pardon to (1643), 209.
-, Seal of, documents sealed with, 328, 329.
-, Council of, grant of an annuity to twelve members of, and their heirs, 324.
-, origin of the (1346), 385.
-, letters, papers, &c., of, 426–27.
-, Customs and Duties:-
-, Town Customs, exemplification of verdict in a suit for, 7.
-, accounts of the collectors of, 290, 418.
-, books of the rates of, 290, 381.
-, lawsuits in connection with, 290.
-, description and rates of, 349.
-, book of entries of, 379.
-, Journals of, 379.
-, law papers, 422.
-, cases for opinions, 422–23.
-, Dues, farming of, paper relating to, 289–91.
-, Town Duty, accounts of, 379.
-, and cellarage, account of, 379.
-, Wharfinger's Journal or collection books of, 381.
-, Customs Rolls, 290.
-, Customs and imposts, hope for redress of grievances concerning, 138.
-, Custom and scavage claimed by the mayor and sheriffs of London, 342, 360, 403.
-, redress to be made by the citizens of London to Exeter for, 288.
-, Customs as to land tenure, papers relating to, 162–65.
-, "Gavelack" and "Shortford," 164, 165, 282, 392, 401, 404.
-, description of, 65, 405.
-, Customer of, John Petre, letters of, with others, 37.
-, Dean of. See Dodds; Peterson; Serlo; Sutcliffe; Ward.
-, Dean and Chancellor of (1421), letter to, 281.
-, Dean and Chapter of, suit of (1610), 47.
-, bond of, 48.
-, their liability to pay the Aid, 79.
-, lease by, 87.
-, expenses connected with a suit about the poor of St. Sidwells, 103.
-, support Perriman against the City, 134.
-, desire no new school in Exeter, 144.
-, interested motives imputed to, 149.
-, Perriman's school erected on lands of, 151, 157.
-, new free school not to be built on lands of, 153.
-, to have a meeting to treat of the matter of the new school, 153, 155.
-, withdraw their pension to the schoolmaster, 157.
-, impose a yearly rent on the schoolmaster, 157.
-, documents concerning the "late," 213–14.
-, statement of, 224.
-, and the Corporation, settlement of a dispute between the Prior of St. Nicholas and, 284.
-, make an agreement with the Chamber, 333.
-, the nonfulfilment of their agreement, 333–34.
-, grant for enclosing the churchyard to, 345.
-, composition between the mayor and citizens and (1249), 386.
-, clause contained in the charter of, 399.
-, documents relating to their tenement in St. Martin's Street, 400.
-, assent of, 400.
-, controversy between the Friars Preachers and, 401.
-, liberties of, 402.
-, papers relating to disputes between the City and, 405.
-, Duke of. See Beaufort.
-, Fairs:-
-, Exemplification of a record of a proceeding in the Exchequer touching the fairs of the City, 4.
-, Rates due for toll and coverages at fairs within the City, 349.
-, Fair of Exeter, fragment of a table of rates of customs levied in, 387.
-, copies of proceedings respecting the lastage and stallage of, 403, 404, 405.
-, Lammas or Crulditch (Croldich, &c.), Fair, documents relating to, 227–30.
-, held in Southernhay, 227, 228, 344.
-, sale of the Prior of St. Nicholas' rights of stallage, &c., at, 269.
-, controversy concerning, 344.
-, order for, with the liberties, privileges, &c., of the same, 349.
-, particulars given by Hooker as to, 350.
-, the Earl of Devon appropriates, 392.
-, copies of documents relating to, 397.
-, copies of pleas concerning, 403.
-, books relating to, 424.
-, papers relating to a moiety of, 425.
-, Court of Pie Powder in, 228, 230, 424.
-, Court Roll of, 228, 395.
-, Mary Magdalen Fair, regulations for, 303.
-, Shrovetide Fair, 424.
-, St. Nicholas Fair, 424.
-, deferred for fear of spreading infection of the pestilence (1563), 310.
-, Whitsuntide Fair, 424.
-, Farm of Bagavell and Brethingavell, farm duties pertaining to, 374.
-, Bagavell, Brethingavell and Chapengavell, farm dues, 289, 349.
-, Barrel bearing, 290, 349.
-, Barrel bearers, rate for, 308, 309, 348, 426.
-, Fee farm of the City, value of, 1, 3, 4.
-, granted to the citizens for ever, 3.
-, note on, 372–73.
-, rent of, to be paid to the Black Prince instead of to the King, 1.
-, payment out of, 288.
-, and suburbs, held by the Corporation, 391.
-, grant of, 428.
-, particular for the sale of, 432.
-, Felons' goods, 420, 421.
-, document relating to, 292.
-, extract from Charter as to, 432.
-, Ferry, the, case relating to the rating of, 421.
-, Governor of. See Berkley.
-, Guards at, documents concerning, 217–19.
-, Guards, Court of, convenient houses required for, 217.
-, Guilds and Companies:-
-, documents relating to, 53–54, 356.
-, Apprentices, 68, 69, 348, 426.
-, Bakers, Ordinances of, &c., 54, 348.
-, Incorporation of, 337.
-, copy byelaws of, 426.
-, Brewers, ordinances of, 54, 348.
-, Charter concerning, 431.
-, Butchers, Charter of Incorporation, 53, 337.
-, petition of, 69.
-, regulations for, 318, 348, 387.
-, Cappers, and Haberdashers, Charter of, 54, 344.
-, Cordwainers, Charter of Incorporation of, 54, 344.
-, Coverers (Coopers), 53, 348.
-, Freemasons, Masons, Bricklayers, &c., Charter of Incorporation, 54, 337.
-, Acts and Ordinances of the governance of, 337.
-, Fullers and Tinters, warden of the, a tenement belonging to, 53.
-, Heliers, mention of, 53, 348.
-, Heliers and Plaisterers, the Incorporation of, 53, 337.
-, Joiners, Charter of Incorporation, 54, 337.
-, Acts and Ordinances for the governance of, 337.
-, Joiners, Masons, Carpenters, &c., petition of, 54.
-, Merchant Adventurers, documents relating to, 40–41.
-, Charter of (1560), 40, 344.
-, contribution towards the suppression of piracy, 89.
-, to give reasons for the decay of trade, 108, 113.
-, members refuse to pay taxes, 193.
-, letter to, 203.
-, gift to, 277.
-, papers of, 379.
-, copies of their Charter with translations, 379.
-, the Corporation of Tailors v., 379, 380.
-, draft petitions of, 380.
-, Skinners and Glovers, the Incorporation of, 54, 345.
-, Smiths and Cutlers, 54, 348.
-, St. George, fraternity of, 45.
-, keeping of feast of, 45.
-, Surgeons, Barber, petition of, 54.
-, Tailors, their disputes with the Merchants, 40, 379, 380.
-, ordinances of, &c., 54.
-, charter of, 344.
-, controversy between the City and, 344.
-, dissolution of their Corporation, 425.
-, two books of their Acts, &c., 425.
-, Vintners, documents concerning, 194.
-, Vintners and Taverners licences, documents concerning, 74–76.
-, Weavers, petition of, 50.
-, byelaws, 426.
-, Weavers, Fullers and Sheremen, petition of, 53.
-, Charter of Incorporation, 53.
-, Weavers and Tuckers, charter of, 344.
-, Ordinances of, 431.
-, copy of their Incorporation, 431.
-, Whitetawers, Glovers and Skinners, Incorporation of, 53, 337.
-, White Tallow Chandlers and White Soap-boilers, Incorporation of, 54.
-, Acts and Ordinances of, 337.
-, Haven, the New, not to fish with nets in, 26.
-, to be made for 1,000., 27.
-, documents concerning building and repair of, 27–32.
-, from Topsham Key to Exeter, 29.
-, agreements with Trew for, 28, 29.
-, agreement with Bayly for, 31.
-, large sum spent by the City on, 32.
-, opening of (1725), 32.
-, church goods given for the building of, 32–34, 261.
-, cause of the destruction of, 33.
-, rates for, 318.
-, receipts and profits of the Haven watercourse and Crane, 349.
-, rates for the passage of, 381.
-, a new leat made between Trew's weir and the mouth of, 419.
-, copy of a petition for leave to raise money for, 433. and see Quay.
-, Inquisitions taken at Exeter:-
-, (1290), concerning the freedom and liberties of the borough of Bradninch, 341.
-, (1317), concerning the premises, 343.
-, (1378), concerning damage done by the weirs, 343.
-, (1290), concerning the Haven, 343.
-, (1317), concerning the rights of the King infringed, &c., 389.
-, Justices of the Peace, rates and taxations for wages set forth by, 50, 51.
-, Justices of, summoned to meet, 250.
-, Magistrates of (1624), recommended to appeal to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 138.
-, Perriman's complaint against, 135, 136, 147.
-, orders from the Lords of the Council to, 145, 148.
-, admonished by the Lords of the Council, 147.
-, instructions to, for drawing up a petition to the Privy Council or the King, 148.
-, their answer to Perriman's charges, 148–149.
-, Markets:-
-, Bonhay cattle market, 427.
-, Cloth market, different localities for, 50.
-, Corn market, 50, 256, 349.
-, Fish market, 260, 332, 349.
-, Higher market, agreements, 382.
-, Lower market agreements, 382.
-, Market, scheme for a new, 260.
-, clerk of the, office of, 48, 349.
-, Serge market, 50, 331, 332.
-, Markets, cash accounts, 382.
-, law papers concerning, 421.
-, Marquis of. See Courtenay.
-, Mayor of, first mention of a (1259), 1.
-, to receive the rent for the fishing of the Exe, 25.
-, and 12 citizens to have supervision of Wynard's almshouses, 278.
-, to be trustee of property for Hele's hospital, 293.
-, a fixed pension for, 303, 385.
-, payments to, 304.
-, the sword to be borne every market day before, 307.
-, not to licence in future more than two butchers to sell or kill during Lent, 318.
-, to receive annually eight salmon from the Exe, 320.
-, and the officers under him, of great importance and authority under Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet kings, 350.
-, the oath for the election of, 368.
-, and officers, charter for the election of, 372.
-, to remain in office one year only, 385.
-, Clerks of the Consistory excluded from holding the office of, 388.
-, to have served the office of Seneschal for one year previous to his election, 388.
-, orders relating to the election of, 388.
-, not having a casting vote, case for opinion, 421.
-, polls for election of, 426.
-,-, (1200) Henry Rifford, the first in Izacke's Memorials, 355.
-,-, (1216) Walter Turbert, mention of, 350.
-,-, (1244) Adam Rifford, 263, 399.
-,-, (1245) Martin Pott, statute made during his mayoralty, 263.
-,-, (1259) Nicholas de Ivelchestre, 399.
-,-, (1292) John Soth, power committed to, 3.
-,-, (1297) William Tauntefer, agreement between the Prior of the Friars Preachers and, 401.
-,-, (1324) Robert Wotton, to appear before the Barons of the Exchequer, 281.
-,-, v. the Prior of St. Nicholas and Hugh de Courtenay, 397.
-,-, (1328) Richard le Seler, agreement made before, 280.
-,-, (1340) Henry de Hugheton, orders of, 388.
-,-, (1410) Adam Scut, 268.
-,-, (1413) Peter Short, events during his mayoralty, 351.
-,-, (1414) Thomas Eston, war with France declared during his mayoralty, 352.
-,-, (1415) Peter Strutt, events during his mayoralty, 352.
-,-, (1420) John Batyn, Meaux, in France, besieged during his mayoralty, 352.
-,-, (14–) John Shillingford, petition of, 390.
-,-, (1472) Richard Clark, the names of the freemen of Exeter drawn up during his mayoralty, 360.
-,-, (?1473) Hugh Germyn, 360.
-,-, (1479) John Attwyll, thirteen persons admitted to the freedom of the City during his mayoralty 360.
-,-, (1482) Thomas Calwodeley, money paid by, 288.
-,-, uses fines for building the chapel in the Guildhall, 44.
-,-, (1485) Robert Russell, 360.
-,-, (1486) Robert Newton, 19, 360.
-,-, (1491) Ste. Ruyggeway, 283.
-,-, (1506) Richard Huet, 361, 371.
-,-, (1508–9) John Lympany, name of, 347, 355.
-,-, (1510–11) Thomas Andrew, composition with, 71.
-,-, (1513–14) Richard or John Symonds, 48, 302, 304.
-,-, (1519–20) Geoffrey Lewys, 303.
-,-, (1521–22) John Noseworthy, writ to, 9.
-,-, (1523–24) John Symonds, letter to, 14.
-,-, (1526–27) Henry Hamlyn, dispute between the Prior of St. Nicholas and, 270.
-,-, (1531–32), Gilbert Kirk, arrests Thomas Benet for heresy, 361.
-,-, (1537–38) Thomas Hunt, confession before, 308.
-,-, (1540–41) Thomas Spurway, to make a proclamation, 306.
-,-, (1546) John Britnall, proclamation at the election of, 306.
-,-, (1547–48) John Midwinter, 306.
-,-, (1549–50) John Tuckfield, letters to, 21, 22.
-,-, (1550–51) Thomas Prestwode, authority granted to, 27.
-,-, (1551–52) William Hurst, letter to, 27.
-,-, Commissioner for Exeter, 260.
-,-, (1554–55) John Midwinter, mention of, 354.
-,-, (1557–58) John Peter, 49.
-, letters to, 36, 38, 39.
-, letters of, 37.
-, area of the City in the time of his mayoralty, 367.
-, (1558–59), John Buller, letter to, 39.
-, petition of, 40.
-, (1559–60) Robert Midwinter, 40.
-, bond to, 9.
-, letters to, 39, 41.
-, insult to, 308.
-, (1561–62) William Hurst, letter to, 49.
-, (1562–63) John Peter, letter to, 49.
-, (1565–66) John Wolcott, letter to, 52.
-, (1566–67) Thos. Richardson, letter to, 53.
-, (1580–81) Thos. Bruerton, letter to, 55.
-, (1582–83) Michael Germyn, examination before, 57.
-, (1583–84) Geoffrey Thomas, letter to, 63.
-, (1584–85) John Davy, Council order to, 311.
-, (1585–86) Nicholas Martyn, signature of, 402.
-, (1587–88) John Periam, order to be referred to, 64.
-, money allowed to, 312.
-, to confer with the Deputy Lieutenants, 313.
-, (1588–89) Thomas Chappel, letter to, 63.
-, to entertain worthies, 317.
-, (1590) William Martyn, mention of, 340.
-, (1591–92) Michael Germyn, to go to Sir Rob. Denys, 317.
-, (1592–93) Nicholas Spicer, to make enquiry, 319.
-, (1593–94) Thos. Spicer, order to, 66.
-, (1598–99) John Periam, salmon reserved for, 26.
-, disbursement to be made by, 319.
-, (1599–1600) John Howell, letter to, 70.
-, (1600–1) William Martin, receipt from, 258.
-, (1608–9) John Prows, letters to, 40, 41, 73.
-, Council orders to, 79.
-, signature of, 402.
-, (1609–10) Hugh Crossing, letters to, 74, 80.
-, (1610–11) Walter Borowe, letters to, 83.
-, (1611–12) John Lant, letters to, 47, 83, 84.
-, Council orders to, 84.
-, Deputy Lieutenant, 85.
-, (1613–14) Geoffrey Waltham, letter to, 87.
-, entertains the Justices from Launceston, 322.
-, refunded for expenses, 323.
-, (1614–15) Thos. Walker, letters to, 76, 93, 99.
-, (1615–16) John Marshall, certificate from, 166.
-, judges to dine with, 103.
-, (1618–19) Thos. Martin, letters to, 97, 99, 101.
-, (1620–21) Hugh Crossing, commission to, 10.
-, (1621–22) Walter Borowe, letters to, 76, 108, 109, 110, 111–13, 115–30, 134, 162.
-, allusion to letters of, 109, 125.
-, instructions to, 110, 133.
-, to be acquainted with letter, 117.
-, examination before, 140–42.
-, wife of, messages to, 112, 113.
-, (1622–23) John Modyford, letters to, 114, 115, 131.
-, his letter delivered to the Lord Treasurer, 131.
-, money sent by, &c., 132.
-, (1623–24) John Gupwill, 144.
-, letters to, 41, 82, 97, 113, 132, 137, 138, 160, 166, 173, 228.
-, document to be delivered to, 83.
-, (1624–25) Thos. Crossing, allusion to a letter and recognizance of, 138.
-, (1625–26) Thos. Walker, letter to, 67.
-, (1627–28) John Acland, letter of, 146.
-, money paid by, 184.
-, (1628–29) John Lynne, letters to, 190, 192.
-, (1629–30) Nicholas Spicer, letters to, 65, 193.
-, (1630–31) Thos. Flaye, directions sent to, 80.
-, signature of, 150, 151, 153.
-, (1632–33) John Hakewell, letter to, 195.
-, (1633–34) Gilbert Sweet, warrant to, 12.
-, letter to, 48.
-, (1637–38) Thos. Crossing, commission to, 12.
-, letter to, 202.
-, (1638–39) James Tucker, letters to, 202, 205.
-, charged with contempt, 206.
-, (1639–40) Robt. Walker, receives a letter, 197.
-, (1640–41) John Pennye, letter to, 103.
-, (1643–44) Hugh Croker, commission to, 13.
-, (1647–48) Adam Bennet, letter to, 209.
-, (1651–52) Rich. Sweet, money made out of the City's lands to be given to the poor by, 327.
-, (1653–54) Simon Snow, 330.
-, (1654–55) Rich. Crossing, chosen to form a Committee with four others, 328.
-, (1655–56) Nicholas Brooking, appointed with others to treat for the sale of the Irish lands, 329.
-, (1656–57) Thos. Ford, brings copy of deeds, &c., into the Chamber, 330.
-, particulars of the goods and the keys of several churches to be delivered to, 331.
-, (1660–61) Christopher Lethbridge, petition to, 50.
-, letter to, 211.
-, (1661–62) Henry Gandy, petition addressed to, 217.
-, (1662–63) John Martyn letter to, 75.
-, order to, 212.
-, (1663–64) John Butler, letter to, 217.
-, (1664–65) Alan Penny, letter to, 218.
-, (1665–66) Nicholas Izacke, mentioned in dedication of Izacke's Memorials, 355.
-, the great fire of London during his mayoralty, 357.
-, (1667–68) Thos. Walker, knighted on presenting an address to the king, 357.
-, (1668–69) George Tuthill, requested to proclaim horse market weekly on Fridays, 335.
-, (1670–71) Benjamin Oliver, knighted by Charles II, 357.
-, (1674–75) Christopher Brodridge, signature of, 219.
-, (1675–76) John Parre, events during his mayoralty, 357.
-, (1676–77), William Glyde, the last in Izacke's Memorials, 355.
-, (1688) Sir Thos. Jefford, removed from office by order in Council, 219.
-, (1691–92) Edward Seaward, attestation of, 220.
-, (1695–96) Gilbert Yarde, appointed Deputy Lieutenant, 13.
-, (1704–5) Gilbert Yarde, letters to, 230, 231.
-, (1705–6) Thos. Baron, letter of, 221.
-, (1712–13) Jacob Rowe, letter to, 232.
-, (1713–14) John Newcombe, letter to, 233.
-, (1718–19) John Burell, order to, 235.
-, (1724–25) Humphrey Bawden, letter to, 104.
-, (1738–39) Thomas Heath, letters to, 244.
-, (1744–45) John Hawker, letter of, 247.
-, (1756–57) William Trosse, letter to, 249.
-, (1764–65) Jacob Rowe, letter to, 254.
-, (1765–66) John Bussell, letters to, 250, 254, 255, 257, 258.
-, letter of, 256.
-, money for the poor sent to, 254.
-, (1772–73) Gregory Jackson, request to, 199.
-, (1775–76) John Eyles Pierce, letters to, 231.
-,-, (temp. Hen. VII), letter to, 14.
-, (? 1603) letter to, 16.
-, letter to (endorsed 1629), 47.
-, letter to (endorsed 1631), 48.
-, (1617), letter to, 87.
-, (? 1618), speech of, 102.
-, (? 1782), letter of, 258.
-, (n.d.), offence of, 391.
-, (n.d. his expenses to and from London, 393.
-,-, Hilary (? Blund or White), 399.
-, (? 1669), claim of, 419.
-, v. Passmore, 420.
-, v. Trood, 420.
-, v. Tucker and others, 420.
-, v. Coleman, 422.
-, v. Davis, 422.
-, v. Jackson, 422.
-, v. Passevant, 422.
-, v. Izaacke, 432.
-, Mayor, &c., of, writs to, 1, 12.
-, charters to, 4, 6.
-, claim of, 7.
-, commissions to, 12, 13.
-, letters to, 14, 15, 24, 26, 34, 35, 42, 43, 46, 49, 55, 56, 66, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 79, 98, 100, 105, 106, 165, 178, 181, 195, 203, 212, 216.
-, fishing of the Exe procured to the use of (1588), 26.
-, agreements with, 28, 32, 48, 249, 281, 285, 312.
-, land leased to, 28.
-, petitions of, 29, 198, 220, 228.
-, acquire land for the enlargement of the Haven (1706) 32.
-, instructed to receive Philip of Spain suitably, 35.
-, letter of (1674), 41.
-, acknowledgement to, 56.
-, orders to, 66, 68, 105, 190, 216.
-, proclamation sent to, 67.
-, leases from, 70, 71, 73, 163, 200, 286, 287, 289, 290, 292, 293.
-, dispute with, 70.
-, bond to secure a conveyance to (1583), 72.
-, request to, 72.
-, releases to, 75, 269.
-, fragment of a receipt from (1602), 79.
-, conveyance to (1589), 80.
-, leases to, 87, 269, 290, 292.
-, send the Recorder to ask the Bishop's permission for another school, 143.
-, reversionary lease from (1585), 163.
-, indentures with, 199, 281.
-, petition to, 214.
-, acquire Lammas Fair (1555), 228.
-, address to Princess Amelia from, 259.
-, copies of orders, letters, &c., addressed to (1611–1628), 260.
-, bond entered into by (1553), 262.
-, injunction to (1288), 281.
-, contract with (1694), 285.
-, grants by, 285, 287.
-, grant to, 292.
-, sale of lands passed into the possession of, 293.
-, surrenders from the Exeter and Crediton Navigation Company to (1819), 293.
-, appointment given to (1532), 304.
-, money received from, 363.
-, composition with the Bishop, &c. (1320), 373.
-, v. Dame Ann Dyke and others, 419.
-, Mayor and Aldermen of, commissions to, 11, 13.
-, letters to, 15, 17, 44, 63, 73, 86, 139, 366.
-, writ to, 41.
-, goods in the hands of, 82.
-, send two of their corporation to discuss Perryman's business before the Privy Council, 145.
-, do not think their City should be called upon to furnish a ship for the expedition to La Rochelle, 180.
-, to have control of the workhouse, 333.
-, Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of, table of the petty customs or town dues payable to, 381.
-, Mayor, Aldermen and Council of (1688 ?), petition of, presented to William III, 219.
-, Mayor, Alderman, Councillor, Auditor or Assessor, office of, 427.
-, Mayor and Bailiffs of, pleas to be pleaded before, 3.
-, Commission to (1344), 8.
-, their power suspended during Lammas Fair, 227.
-, negligent in auditing the accounts of the Receivers and Wardens of Exbridge, 383.
-, agree to audit the accounts on the day of the election of the new Mayor, 384.
-, Mayor, Bailiffs and Citizens of, grant to (1259), 3.
-, mention of (1629), 189.
-, royal pardon to (1644), 209.
-, Mayor, Bailiffs and Commonalty of, pardons to, 9.
-, matter heard in the behalf of, 53.
-, receipt to, 55.
-, grant from, 55.
-, leases granted by, 71, 88.
-, bequest to, 92.
-, allusion to commission between the Attorney General and, 104.
-, petition the Privy Council, 159.
-, gift of almshouses to revert to, 305.
-, claim a large debt owing from the Commonwealth, 328.
-, agreement between the Bishop, Dean and Chapter and (1708), 338–339.
-, admit John Bonde to the freedom of the City (1379), 358.
-, their receipt for reimbursements of cost for coast ships (1589), 369.
-, injuries done to, by Lord Hugh de Courtenay, 389, 390.
-, their petition to the King (1462), 390.
-, their petition to the King (1422), 391.
-, v. Hugh Courtenay, 403.
-, Mayor, Bailiffs and Serjeants of, direction concerning mode of electing, 5.
-, petition concerning election of, 9.
-, Mayor, Bailiffs and 24 of the Common Council of, statutes and ordinances decreed by, for the ordering of orphans, 347.
-, Mayor and Chamber of (1714), greeting from the Duke of Ormond to, 234.
-, Mayor and citizens of, pardon and partial remission of their debt granted to (1286), 3.
-, Mayor and Commonalty of, grant by (1380), 210.
-, suit of, against the Earl of Devon and the Prior of St. Nicholas (1323), 227, 344.
-, agreement with (1299), 283.
-, composition between the Abbot of Sherborne and (1266), 289, 386.
-, agreement with the Archdeacon of Totnes (1299), 345.
-, copy of entries made in the Council book touching (1555), 362.
-, compositions between the Bishop and Chapter and, 384.
-, composition between the Prior of St. Nicholas and, 387.
-, inquisitions on behalf of (1317), 391.
-, assent of (1357), 400.
-, licence by (1363), 401.
-, Mayor and Common Council of (1509), 5.
-, regulations by (1615), 323.
-, abstract of all the orders and ordinances for the good government of the City made by, 348.
-, their order concerning sureties for the payment of the customs, 383.
-, governors of the Free School, ordinances made by (1633), 159.
-, Mayor and Deputy Lieutenants of, letter to (1625), 138.
-, order of (1643), 207.
-, Mayor and Justices of the Peace, letters to, 15, 80, 110, 111.
-, their zeal for the safety of their City and the State, 110.
-, Perryman's charges dismissed by, 137.
-, seamen brought before (1757), 249.
-, Mayor, Justices and Aldermen of (1563), proclamation of, 310.
-, Mayor, Magistrates and Commons of, appeal to Bishop Carey for permission to have another schoolmaster, 154.
-, have petitioned two Bishops of Exeter to licence another schoolmaster, 158.
-, Mayor, Receiver, and other officers, election of, 406.
-, Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen of, made Justices of the Peace within the City (temp. Hen. VIII), 5.
-, Commission to be directed to (1632), 324.
-, Mayor, Recorder and Sheriffs of (1590), letter to, 370.
-, Mayor and Sheriff of, letter to (1560), 42.
-, copy of the Queen's writ and proclamation directed to (1560), 367.
-, Mayor, Sheriff, &c., of, oath of, 368.
-, Mayoral seal, 279, 281, 370.
-, Mayors of, Crossing's catalogue of all the, 357.
-, Mayor's accounts of fines, 426.
-, Mayor's Court or City Court, 279.
-, property recovered in, 164, 282.
-, wills usually proved in, 281.
-, wills proved in, 282.
-, note of probate in, 282.
-, suits and proceedings in, 406, 413.
-, discontinuance of the custom of enrolling Orders of the Council, &c., 407.
-, Books of. See under Books.
-, Papers of, 413.
-, Mayor's Court or City Court Rolls, 358, 359, 408, 409.
-, enrolment on, 280.
-, some missing, 347, 407.
-, Hooker's book contains extracts from, 350.
-, copy of entries on, 404.
-, fragment of, 405.
-, description of, 406–408.
-, used by Hooker in compiling his Annals, 407.
-, extracts from, 164, 165, 280, 349, 401, 402, 405.
-, of licences, extracts from, 432.
-, Mayor's deputations (1727–1823), 426.
-, Mayor's Tourn, Rolls of the, description of, 408–409.
-, Mills:-
-, Bonhay Mills, leases of, &c., 70.
-,-, suit respecting, 421.
-, Bovey Mills, suit respecting, 420.
-,-, draft leases, 423.
-, Crikillpitt Mills, leases of, 71.
-,-, tucking mills near, 71.
-,-, quittance of a rent charge on, 281.
-,-, suit respecting, 419.
-, Cuckingstool Mills, lease of, &c., 71.
-, Headwere Mills, fulling mills adjoining, 71.
-, New Mills, high rent of, 71.
-, mills leate of, 104.
-, Pidgley's Mill, title deeds of, 425.
-, Pyne's Mills, dispute respecting the water, 70.
-, Taylor's Mills, ordered to be sold, 71.
-, Orphans of, bill for, in the House of Commons, 51.
-, money of, 88.
-, claim for payment of fees out of the portions of, 103.
-, statutes for the ordering of, 347, 374.
-, form of a recognizance to be taken for the assurance of the portion of, 374.
-, Charter of the (1561), 6, 347, 372, 374, 413.
-, Act of Parliament confirming, 6, 347, 374.
-, a remembrance of articles relating to, 315.
-, ordinances under the, 357.
-, custody of, documents concerning, 81–83.
-, granted to the Chamber, inventories of property of, 413–14.
-, law papers relating to, 419.
-,
-, Orphans' Court, 419.
-, book-proceedings of, 379.
-, Papers, 427.
-, Piepowder, Court of, 33.
-, and see under Fairs.
-, Poor, the, relief of, papers relating to, 80–81, 426.
-, legacies for, 205, 319.
-, Izacke's catalogue of benefactors to, 356.
-, Crossing's catalogue of benefactors to, 357.
-, extracts from the Act Books relating to, 225.
-, accounts of, 379.
-, Corporation of, petition that they may be elected every two years, 224.
-, Act of, 225.
-, establishment of, 225.
-, certificates of, 424.
-, Warden of, 330.
-, money to be paid to, 213.
-, accounts of, 424.
-,
-, Poor Rates, assessments of, 379, 426.
-, Port of, 312.
-, extent of, 29.
-, regulations for the duties of Pilots over the bars of, 337.
-, entries of the town custom for, 375.
-, remembrance of matters concerning, 404.
-, Customs Rolls, description of, 413.
-, oaths of Custom House Officers appointed for, 425.
-, Exchequer Record concerning the limits of, 430.
-, copy of commission and survey touching the limits of, 432.
-, Commission to appoint Keys and Wharfs and settle the bounds of, 432.
-, Customers, Controllers and Searchers of, letters to, 36.
-, proclamation sent to officers of the customs in, 190.
-, Provost Court, directions for the Stewards respecting proceedings in, 254.
-, pleadings of cases in, 413.
-, Bailiffs of the, writs addressed to the Mayor and, 427.
-, Provost Court Papers, 413.
-, Provost Court Rolls, 1328–1702, 254.
-, fragment of, 394.
-, description of, 408.
-, Quay, Key, the, orders and customs to be observed at, 73, 343.
-, rates for, 318.
-, stairs to be made near, 324.
-, collapse of an old almshouse near the gate, 329.
-, lighterage and cranage on goods brought to, 336.
-, custom house, &c., with the tolls and dues ordered to be sold (1720), 339.
-, accounts of, 379.
-, case for opinion concerning, 422.
-, the Coal, leasing of, 426.
-, Receiver of, annual disbursement for the City to be made by, 320.
-, the Statute Books and a seal to be provided by, at the City's charge, 338.
-, to take account of the amercements quarterly, 384.
-, to receive a fixed pension, 385.
-, to render his final accounts within three months of the election of the Mayor, 385.
-, directions as to the order of making up the accounts, 386.
-, the only person allowed to deal with the administration of the goods of the City, 388.
-, ordered to render account immediately after his year is ended, 388.
-, yearly Accounts of the Bailiffs of the Manor of Exe Island rendered to, 410.
-, yearly Accounts of the Bailiffs of the Manor of Duriurd rendered to, 410.
-, yearly Accounts of the Bailiffs of the Manor of Awliscombe rendered to, 411.
-, yearly Accounts of the Wardens of the Magdalen Hospital rendered to, 411.
-, accounts rendered to, 418.
-, suit concerning the office of, 419.
-, (1510), payment to be made by, 302.
-, (1512), to sell part of Duryurd Wood, 302.
-, (1548), to disburse the money for Cowley Bridge, 306.
-, (1557), to see to the repair of the City wall, 307.
-, (1588), payment cannot be made by, 30.
-, money to be paid by, 79.
-, to be auditor of the accounts for victualling the ships, 313.
-, _(1589), to be allowed for his disbursements, 317.
-, to receive into the City the Earls of Essex and Huntingdon and Sir Francis Knolles, 317.
-, _(1608), to pay the expenses of repairing Topsham Key, 321.
-, (1610), to pay the charge of a gift from the burgesses of Exeter, 321.
-, (1611), gifts to be presented by, 322.
-, (1614), to give money to the Mayor towards the discharge of his expenses, 322.
-, (1616), payment to be made by, 94.
-, (1621), order to, 172.
-, (1630), payment to, 275.
-, (1636), appointed to view the site of some new stairs, 324.
-, (1639), to see to the repair of a little bridge near Cowley Bridge, 324.
-, (1647), provision to be made by, 84.
-, (1648), order to, 212.
-, (1656), to see to the sale of the organs lying in the cloisters, &c., 330.
-, (1661), money to be paid in to, 333.
-, (1663), to make allowance, 44.
-, (1679), ordered by the Chamber to see to the repair of Cowley Bridge, 337.
-, (1696), payment to be made by, 338.
-, (1757) (Sheriff or General Receiver), money not paid to, 254.
-, Receivers of, election of, 43.
-, their difficulties in passing their accounts, 226.
-, order to, concerning sureties for the payment of the customs, 383.
-, their negligence in auditing their accounts, 384.
-, Receivers' Accounts, description of, 409.
-, books of, 416–17.
-, Receivers' cash books (1795–1836), 417.
-, Receivers' vouchers, 417.
-, Recorder of, the 24 members of the Council and all who have held the office of Mayor, to receive annually two salmon from the farmer of the fishing, 322.
-, Recorders of, documents concerning, 55–56; and see Ball; Charles; Cholwich; Denys;
-, Ducke; Hawtrey; Martyn; Pollard; Prideaux; Radford; Seymour; Tothill; Waltham.
-, Recorders, Sheriffs, Receivers, Chamberlains, Swordbearers and Bishops of, lists of, 355.
-, Schools, the Free, Controversy concerning, documents relating to, 134–62.
-, mention of, 266, 426.
-, controversy with Perriman concerning. See under Perriman.
-, controversy with the Bishop concerning. See under Carey, Valentine.
-, Serjeants at Mace, writs addressed to, 413.
-, Serjeants of the City Courts, negligence of, 384.
-, Sessions, Perriman's case discharged at Exeter in the, 137, 140.
-, Estreats of the, book of, 380.
-, of the Peace, minute books of, 378.
-,-, presentments of nuisances, &c., at, 378.
-,-, and gaol delivery, rolls of the, 394.
-, Sessions Papers (1557–1720), 413.
-, Sheriff, Recorder, Town Clerk, Aldermen, Common Councilmen, and every other magistrate and officer of, removed from office (1688), 219.
-, Sheriff of (1592), to go to Sir Robert Denys, 317.
-, (? 1784), letter to, 253.
-, Sheriffs of, fees paid on passing the accounts of, 52.
-, Sheriffs' ward, the, 278.
-, Solicitor on behalf of, 52.
-, Solicitors on behalf of, their reason for yielding, 182.
-, Steward, Lord, assistant, desirable, 77.
-, Stewards of, High, documents concerning, 76–78.
-, Streets of, documents relating to, 248–49.
-, Act of Parliament for paving, 248.
-, Committee for paving, lighting and otherwise improving (1794), book of, 249, 380.
-, byelaws for the regulation of, 426.
-, Streets, buildings, &c. in:-
-, Barbican, the, right of way through, 199, 200.
-, Barbicans, the, land near, 419.
-, Bartholomew Street ("Britain" or "Britayne"), 269.
-, Bedford House, letters dated at, 11, 202.
-, the poor ordered to be removed out of, 326.
-, Bishop's Palace, letter dated at, 53.
-, Bishop's prison, 361.
-, Black Dog, 236.
-, Bocherow, 294, 361.
-, Bonhay, 70.
-,-, liberty to moor boats on, &c., 26.
-,-, quarrels in the fields named, 59.
-,-, cattle market. See under Markets.
-,-, mills. See under Mills.
-, Bridewell to be erected, a, 292.
-,-, purchase of a, 333.
-, Bulhylstrete, 238, 294.
-, Bull, house called the, 48, 296.
-, "Cakelane," lane called, 284, 294.
-, "Carfoix," 278, 294.
-, Cartern Street, 265, 294.
-, Castle, land near, 124, 165, 265, 405.
-,-, fortifying of, 178.
-,-, a proper place to be prepared for the custody of arms and ammunition in, 217.
-,-, the ditches of, 197, 338.
-,-, Ditch, houses in, 78, 198.
-, City Gates, the, documents relating to, 286–87.
-,-, gates and ditches, 393.
-, City Walls, the, 267.
-,-, repair of, 269.
-,-, right of access to, 281.
-,-, to be repaired, 307.
-,-, collapse of part of, 330.
-,-, composition concerning doors upon, 345.
-,-, a tower upon, 345, 373.
-, Cokery (? Cookrew), 294, 306.
-, Combe Street (Rewe), 6, 277, 294, 318.
-, Comeroye, Hospital of the, Charter for nominating the poor in the, 6, 374.
-, Correy Street (Correstret, &c.), 266, 294.
-, "Corvestret," land in, 265.
-, Counter, the, 278, 426.
-, Cowyke Street, 24, 294.
-, Crooked Bridge, payment for repair of, 103.
-, Custom House, 423.
-, Devon and Exeter Hospital, 199.
-, Dodehay Street, dispute respecting its limits, 267.
-, "Doddehestrete," near the Castle, 264, 294.
-, East Gate, the, 6, 164, 199, 264, 265, 266, 284, 286, 287, 332, 401.
-, property situated within, 159.
-, soldiers quartered without, 221.
-, land without, 282.
-, to be pulled down and rebuilt, 302.
-, a door in, to be opened, 303.
-, almshouses without, 323.
-, orders for reforming abuses in the almshouses without, 356.
-, Ex Lane, 275.
-, Fore Street, New Inn, 236.
-, fish market in, 260.
-, Fox Lane, 275.
-, French prison, the, 292.
-, Frerenhay, (Friernhay, Earlsbury), lease of, 269, 270.
-, conveyance of, 269.
-, granted to the Grey Friars, 280.
-, the racks in, memoranda respecting, 309.
-, horse market to be held weekly in, 335.
-, copies of deeds relating to, 397.
-, Friars Hayes, 60.
-, Gaol, the, 294, 370, 420.
-, pardons for prisoners in, 39.
-, documents relating to, 292.
-, the High, 278.
-, his Majesty's prison, 324.
-, books belonging to the late, 382.
-, Goldsmiths Lane, 236.
-, Goldsmith Street, 295.
-, Flaye's Almshouse founded in, 274.
-, premises in, 423.
-, Allhallows. See under Churches.
-, Great Place, 270.
-, "Green Dragon," house called, 421.
-, Greenestoneway, 274.
-, Guildhall, the, 47, 141, 172, 254, 258, 268, 269, 271, 283, 308.
-, declaration made at, 40.
-, documents concerning, 44.
-, General Sessions of the Peace held in, 206.
-, chapel of St. George the Martyr and St John the Baptist situate in, 210.
-, old arms stored in, 216.
-, meetings at, 243, 256.
-, portraits in, 251, 274.
-, dole annually distributed at the door of, 306.
-, a ward house to be built behind, 307.
-, the prison in, 309.
-, proclamation made at, 314.
-, the forepart to be rebuilt, 318.
-, the Mayor's Court Rolls preserved in, 359, 406.
-, fishermen to be arrested and detained in, 384.
-, Half Moon, the, 233.
-, Harold's Fee, 425.
-, Court Rolls of, 424.
-, and see St. Stephen's Fee.
-, Heavitree, letter dated at, 56.
-, parish of, 214, 265.
-, Gallows, Ringswell, executions on, 237, 238.
-, Heles' or the Blue Maids' Hospital, documents relating to, 293.
-, High Street, 50, 58, 87, 164, 264, 265, 266, 267, 270.
-, houses owned by the Prior of Plymton in, 271.
-, property in, 281.
-, the fish market to be removed from, 332.
-, grants of a cellar and tenement in, 387.
-, land in, 401.
-, house belonging to the Dean and Chapter in, 419.
-, Holeway, Holoway, 265.
-, collection for, 161.
-, Hospital, for sick soldiers, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224.
-, the City's, or Workhouse, to be started in the derelict buildings of St. John's Hospital, 273.
-, Idle Lane, street quarrel in, 60.
-, ("Ydellond") street called, 278, 295.
-, James Street, 277.
-, Langbroke, the, 274, 295.
-, Langbroke Street, redemption of Land Tax on four dwelling houses in, 255.
-, "Le Egle," 87, 296.
-, Liverydole, Lyv'doll, &c., 265, 295.
-, Thomas Benet burned for heresy at, 361.
-, Magdalen or Mawdlyn Gallows, plot of ground near, to be granted, 338.
-, Gate, 265, 330.
-, Lake, the City fishpond, 264.
-, Street, 163, 264, 265, 278, 295.
-, and see under Churches.
-, Maids Hospital, charges for soldiers in, 221, 223.
-, advantage to accrue to, 332.
-, (boys and maids), gift to, 433.
-, market place, the, a wild beast show in, 260.
-, Marshalsea, the, work done at, 208.
-, Mary Arches Lane. See St. Mary Arches Lane.
-, Merchants Hall or Cloth Hall, documents concerning, 49–50.
-, rates for, 310.
-, profits of, 349.
-, orders and rates for, 356, 395.
-, Middle Hill, Phillipps Collection at, 271.
-, Mint (or Minster) Lane, 269.
-, Muralie Walk, the, 345.
-, New Inn, 265.
-, documents concerning, 86–88.
-, assessment money to be brought to, 212.
-, documents dated at, 217, 248.
-, New Inn Hall, 68, 87.
-, New London Inn, 427.
-, Northernhay, 124, 178, 297, 419.
-, letter dated at, 199.
-, lease of, 164.
-, Minute Book, 340.
-, extracts from the Chamber Act Books relating to, 433.
-, Ditch, 199, 200.
-, Northernhay and Southernhay, documents relating to, 196–200.
-, trees to be planted in, 198.
-, North Exe Lane, 275.
-, Northgate, the, 60, 61, 266, 268, 270, 286, 304, 307.
-, a tenement without, 165, 406.
-, property without, 281.
-, grant of land within, 389.
-, the building of, 393.
-, Northgate Street, 60, 273, 274, 387.
-, raw cloth to be sold only in, 307.
-, North Street, 164, 266, 295.
-, Noseworthie's Mead, 274.
-, Oxford Inn, 236.
-, Pacie Street, 295, 401.
-, Paris Street, Parres Street, &c., 265, 292, 295.
-, new Hospital or Workhouse in, bequest to, 225.
-, accounts of, 225.
-, extracts from the Act Books concerning, 225.
-,
-, Parr Street, 274, 277.
-, Pillory, the, 387.
-, Pit Lane, 274.
-, Preston Street, Prestestre, &c., 282, 292, 295.
-, grant of property in, 270.
-, Priory wall, 270.
-, Quarry Close under Northernhay, 225.
-, Ridgeway (le Ruggeway), 274, 295.
-, Rack Lane in the parish of St. Mary Major, 291.
-, Rock Lane, 6.
-, Round Marsh, near Exeter, land in, 32.
-, Rownd Pitts, 275.
-, "Semar le Kat," land called, 270.
-, Serlyslane, Serells Lane, 274, 295.
-, Shitbrooke, Shutebrok, Schytebroke, lake called, 265, 295.
-, Shetebrokstrete, "Sytebrokestrete," without the East Gate, 264, 295.
-, Smythen Street, Smith Street, &c., 264, 266, 295.
-, grant of a house in, 388.
-, and see Bocherow.
-, Snayl Tower, the, 293, 295.
-, Southbrook Lane, 265.
-, Southernhay or Croll Ditch (Cruldyche, &c.), 265, 297, 361, 419, 421.
-, tilt to be erected on, 24.
-, a dispute in, 63.
-, "riot" at, 134, 140.
-, way to be opened into, 199.
-, lease of, 200.
-, contract about the sewer on, 200.
-, Lammas Fair held in, 227, 228.
-, property in, 425.
-, Southgate, 48, 57, 58, 264, 277, 293, 303, 398.
-, Grey Friars without the, 269.
-, order to fill up two pits of water without, 329.
-, Southgate Street or South Street, 48, 60, 62, 164, 236, 264, 265, 282, 293.
-, the cloth market in, 50.
-, the "Inne at Beare" in, lease of, 238.
-, the serge market in, 331, 332.
-, the fish market to be removed to, 332.
-, copies of deeds relating to tenements in, 399.
-,
-, St. David's, 423.
-, Down, Lammas Fair held on, 227, 228.
-, manor of, accounts of the bailiff of, 271, 411.
-, St. David's Hill or Mount, 215, 248, 264, 268, 270.
-, St. John's Street, 264.
-, St. Leonard's Downe, lime kiln on, 32.
-, St. Martin's Gate, 199.
-, St. Martin's Street, tenements in, 267, 400, 401.
-, land in, 280.
-, St. Mary Arches Lane, 50, 274.
-, St. Nicholas Fee or Harold's Fee, manor known as, 268, 395, 411.
-, Court Rolls of, 268, 412.
-, St. Paul's Street, Paul's Street, Poulestrete, &c., 163, 194, 248, 266, 270, 295.
-, sale of a house in, 386.
-, St. Rock's Lane, an almshouse in, i.e. Bonvile's almshouses, q.v.
-, St. Sidwell's, borough of, petition for two fairs in, 47.
-, St. Sidwell's Fee, copy of, 360.
-, Act of Parliament for bounding, 346.
-, Court Rolls of, 395.
-, disputes concerning the bounds of, 402.
-, a view for discovering the bounds of, 433.
-, St. Sidwell, manor and fee of, not mentioned in Domesday Book, 4.
-, St. Sidwell's Street, almshouses erected in, 275.
-, St. Stephen's Fee or Bishops Fee, the Bishop's tenants in, 47.
-, called also Harold's Fee, 48.
-, privilege to persons within, 48, 49.
-, agreement concerning liberties in, 339.
-, the Bishop of Exeter's claim to, 359.
-, St. Stephen's Bow, lane called, 401.
-, Stykestret, Styckestreet, 401.
-, composition for building a gate in a lane in, 345, 373.
-, Tadiford, Tadyford, beyond the North Gate, 297.
-, granted to St. Nicholas' Priory, 270.
-, Bridge, a close near, 163.
-, Tale, land at, 265.
-, Ten Cells, &c., Receiver's Accounts, description of, 411–12.
-, and see Grendon's Almshouses.
-, Trinity Ward, 420.
-, Watbury Street, 307.
-, Waterbeer Lane, 248.
-, Waterber Street, 281, 295.
-, Westgate, 60, 61, 70, 270, 283, 287, 309, 393.
-, payment for the repair of, 103.
-, exemplification of a verdict respecting a suburb without, 344.
-, disputes concerning claims to certain rights in the suburb beyond, 389, 390.
-, and the Water of Exe, appropriated by the Earl of Devonshire, 391.
-, Workhouse, the, and house of correction for vagrants 214.
-, documents concerning, 224–26.
-, extracts from the Act Books relating to, 424.
-, Wygamore, a waste moor called, 266.
-, "Ydellond," See Idle Lane.
-, Sword and cap of maintenance of, gift by Henry VII, 347.
-, agreement concerning the use of, between the Bishop, Dean and Chapter of Exeter, and the Mayor, &c., 338.
-, Swordbearers of, documents concerning, 83–84.
-, oath of, 84.
-, Town Clerk of, "Wymbysshe," 373.
-, Minute Book of the, 302.
-, and see Carwithen; Clyff; Heath; Hert; Isacke; Ley; Martin; Westlake.
-, Trainbands of, documents concerning, 83.
-, Waterworks taken in hand, 226.
-, Water supply, documents relating to, 283–85.
-, the common conduit, making and repairing of (1346), 284.
-, the Great Conduit, expenses of making (1534), 285.
-, poultry, &c., to be sold at, 307.
-, two conduits, mention of, 285.
-, the conduit, mention of, 248.
-, the new water conduit (1441), 393.
-, Wine, prisage of, 33, 46, 74, 178.
-, proclamations concerning the sale of, 194.
-, orders concerning the prices of, 194.
-, Wool, petition concerning sale of, 68.
-, desire to procure free import of, 243.
-, Bill, to be introduced, 244.
-, farm of, 290.
-, and Credition Canal Share Certificates, 427.
-, and Credition Navigation, document relating to, 293.
-, and Exmouth, papers, 421.
-, and Yeovil Railways, 421.
-, v. Annies, 422.
-, v. Baker, 422.
-, v. Bishop, Dean and Chapter (1599), 418.
-, v. Bowerman, 422.
-, v. Boyd, 422.
-, v. Browning, 419.
-, v. Courtenay, Edward, Earl of Devon, 391.
-, v. the Crown (1567), 418.
-, v. Frye, 419.
-, v. Harvey, 422.
-, v. Izaacke, 422.
-, v. Jones and others, 420.
-, v. Lawrence, 422.
-, v. Starr, 419.
-, v. Tozer, 422.
-, v. Upcott, 422.
-, v. Wade, 422.
-, v. Waller, 419.
-, v. Warren, 422.

Exiland, Exilond, Exe Island, repair of the wear in, 25, 368.
-, inquisition taken at, 59.
-, property in, left for pious uses, 293.
-, the common brewhouse to be sold, 337.
-, lands in, 344.
-, Court Rolls of, 379, 424.
-, Lord Hugh de Courtenay appropriates the lordship of, 389.
-, the sand at, encroachment of rights concerning, 390.
-, grant of three mills in, 404.
-, mortgage of, 423.
-, survey, 425.
-, copy particular for the grant of, 430.
-, manor of, granted to the citizens of Exeter, 5, 347, 372, 374, 430.
-,-, documents concerning, 24, 25.
-,-, fishing in the, 26.
-,-, Prince Charles likely to claim right to, 122.
-,-, to be exposed to sale at a public survey by parcels, 338.
-,-, note of the privileges and franchises of, 347.
-,-, history of, with discourse on its customs, &c., by John Hooker, 377.
-,-, Hooker's account of the salmon taken in the Exe within the, 381.
-,-, account of the bailiff of, 396.
-,-, accounts of, description of, 410.
-,-, Court Rolls of, 412.
-,-, fishing in, excepted, 418.
-,-, copies minister's account of, 430.
-, Cotley wood, right of cutting timber in, 24, 25.
-, Pirage Wood, right of cutting timber in, 24.

Exminster, manor of, confirmation of deed of purchase of, 6.
-, parish of, land in the, 33.
-, marshes, 33.
-, Round Marsh in, forms part of the Port or Haven of Exeter, 29.

Exmouth, 249, 390, 404, 418.
-, the Exe to be made navigable from, 28.
-, included in the port of Exeter, 29.
-, complaint about foreign inhabitants in, 68.
-, expenses for travelling to, 253.
-, vessels from, 375.
-, Ferry, documents relating to, 289.
-, meadows, included in the Port of Exeter, 29.

Exweek, Exwick [Devon], leases in, 81.
-, the Barton of, purchase deeds produced and a map made, 338.
-, Weir, lawsuit respecting, 419.

Eyre, Sir Robert, Justice of Assize, petition to, 32.