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September 1660

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'Minute Book: September 1660', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 19-28. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80002 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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September 1660

Sept. 1.Petition from William Saunders for a lease of the manors of Midsomer Norton and Milton Faulconbridge, co. Somerset. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 102.]
Sept. 3.Petition from Francis Finch, of Rushock, co. Worcester, for a grant of the office of trying, viewing, searching and sealing of all sorts and quantities of madder imported from beyond the seas before the same be exposed to sale. The Customs Commissioners to certify as to the usefulness of this office in preventing or detecting the frauds alleged, and to satisfy themselves from the Dyers' Company herein for whose advantage this office was erected. [Ibid. VIII. p. 48.]
Sept. 5.Memorial from Sir William Parkhurst and Sir Ra. Freeman to the Lord Treasurer, dated Sept. 4, concerning the resistance offered by Richard Pight, heretofore put into the office of Clerk of the Coining Irons and Surveyor of the Melting Houses at the Mint by the late pretended President Bradshaw, and the delay thereby caused to the necessary work of setting the Mint on work. Ordered that the Lieutenant of the Tower put into execution the warrant of the late Treasury Lords of July 7 last for placing Thomas Swallow in quiet possession of the rooms and utensils belonging to the said office of Clerk of the Coining Irons and Surveyor of the Melting Houses at the Mint. [Ibid. I. pp. 104–5.]
Petition from Thomas Howell for himself and six others, children of Thomas Howell, D.D., for a new lease of Frogmore Farm, in New Windsor. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 122.]
Petition from John Reade, of Laverton, co. Somerset, for.the preemption of the farm of Laverton, co. Somerset, as formerly granted to his father. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 122.]
Same from George Kirke, a Groom of the late King's Bedchamber, for confirmation of said King's grant of certain parcels of wood in St. John's Wood. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 93.]
Same from Mildmay Earl of Westmorland, on reference from the King, for a farm of 1,227 acres of fen land. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. pp. 93–4.]
Same from George Penruddock for a lease or fee farm of a piece of waste ground in St. James's Fields. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 96.]
Order to Sir Rob. Pye for the issue of 5,000l. to Stephen Fox, His Majesty's servant, for His Majesty's service. Tallies to be struck for same on Martin Noell. [Ibid. p. 90.]
Sept. 6.Petition from Sir John Talbott for a lease of several tenements in St. Olave's, Southwark. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 105.]
Same from Lawrence Coles for a lease of the manor of Chesworth, co. Sussex. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 106.]
Same from William Lyncolne for a grant of a messuage in Yaddlethorpe, Bottesford ("Bottworth") parish, co. Lincoln. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 112.]
Same from Robert Wyvell for a grant of the manor of Rowington, co. Warwick. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Francis Carlisle for a lease of the Crown revenues in the town and manor of Kirton Lindsey, co. Lincoln. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Andrew Snape and Moris De la Dale, praying the place of woodward of Whittlewood ("Whittlebury") and Salcey ("Sawcey") Forests, co. Northants, and Rutland, locis Richard Willis and Thomas Beale. With Treasurer Southampton's minute. Petitioners being the King's faithful servants "I conceive them capable of the grant." [Ibid. p. 121.]
Same from Joshua Gallard for renewal of lease of the manor of Eckington, co. Derby. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. pp. 92–3.]
Same from Ratliff Gerrard, on reference from the King, for the close in Kingswood, co. Gloucester. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 93.]
Same from Bridgett Robinson for a lease of the impropriation of Brint or Saltmore. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 94.]
Same from Mrs. Boynton to be tenant to the manor of Landulph and [Stoke] Climsland in Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 100.]
Same from Jean Levesq, Frenchman, for release of a ship seized at Weymouth. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 56.]
Same from James Johnson, of Great Yarmouth, merchant, for leave to land 15 tuns of French wines, the duties being already satisfied. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 57.]
Sept. 7.Petition from Mary Woodford, relict of Col. Edward Woodford, for 300 acres of fen lands in Wenny fen, in Chatteris ("Chartrise"), and other portions, detailed, of lots set out to William Earl of Bedford and his participants. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 106.]
Same from Thomas Jackson to be admitted tenant of certain lands in the parish of Rawmarsh ("Roe Marsh") co. York. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 107.]
Sept. 8.Petition from Peircy Church, servant to the Queen of England, for a lease of the capital messuage of the manor of Laverton, co. Somerset, part of the Duchy of Cornwall. Petitioner to attend the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 110.]
Same from Francis Lodwick praying the release of eight Coxall bayes and two Manchester bayes seized by the searchers at Gravesend. Referred: to Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 57.]
Same from William Stanley (third son of James, late Earl of Derby), and Charles Stanley and Lady Vere Wilkinson for the lease of a discovery. To be communicated to the Attorney General and Surveyor General of Lands with the Lord Treasurer's recommendation. [Ibid. I. p. 102.]
Same from William Wright, Rowland Anderson et al., mariners, for release of lead seized. [Ibid.]
Same from Alexander Murry and John Forbes for a grant of a piece of barren ground between Hyde Park and the highway, co. Midd., and a piece of ground called Well Cross or Well Close, and other items, detailed. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lads. [Ibid. p. 103.]
Same from Thomas Earl of Ossory, on reference from the King, for a lease of several salt marshes of Newton, Leverington, Wisbech in the Isle of Ely, and of Walsoken ("Walsarken") and West Walton, in Norfolk. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 114.]
Sept. 10.Petition from John Bampfield for confirmation of lease of part of the demesnes of Laverton, co. Somerset. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 109.]
Same from Thomas Simpson and Jo. Stevenson, on behalf of themselves et al., Crown tenants of Thwing, co. York. Referred; ut supra. [Ibid. p. 110.]
Same from Lieut. Col. Oliver Hughes for a lease of the tithes of Dilwyn, co. Hereford. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 111.]
Same from Col. Godfrey Ashby for a grant of the lead mines in the parish of Stanhope in Weardale. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 112.]
Same from Roger Harsnett, Sergeant at Arms to the King, for a grant of a farm called Frogmore Farm, in New Windsor, co. Berks, and of two-eights of St. John's Wood, Little St. John Wood, and Highbury, co. Midd. Referred ut supra. [Ibid. p. 113.]
Same from Henry Pengilley to be allowed to compound for several tenements in the manor of Landulph, &c., part of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Petition from Samuell Spry for a lease of some lands in the parish of St. Anthony in Meneage, co. Cornwall, part of the manor of Porthea Prior and of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 113.]
Same from Robert Long, Receiver of the Recusants' revenue, Trent South, for respite of the proceedings begun against him by the late usurped powers on an arrear in his accounts. Referred: to Mr. Auditor Sawyer. [Ibid. pp. 123–4.]
Same from Michaell Clipsham for delivery of 31 barrels of butter seized in Yarmouth. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 59.]
[?Sept. 10.]Same from James Hassall and John Waller read and entered for a grant of sea weed, ballast and mineral stones found in any of the rivers or places of which the soil belongs to the King. Together with: opinion by Sir Jeoffrey Palmer, Attorney General, as to the legal possibility of a grant of the premises. Ordered: that the question of the grant hereof be submitted to the King's pleasure. [Ibid. I. p. 124.]
Sept. 11.Petition from Col. Jeffery Shackerley for a lease of two meadows called the Prince Meadows, in Lambeth, containing about 24 acres, and of some yards of waste ground there. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 116.]
Same to same from Alphonso Marsh, a servant of the King's chapel and chamber, for renewal of a grant of a piece of ground in New Palace, Westminster. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 117.]
Same to same from Ambrose Bennett for a lease of the manors of Milton Falconberge, and Farrington Gurney, co. Somerset. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 118.]
Same from Edward Manning and Lawrence Squibb for a lease of certain lands, part of the manor of Kennington, co. Surrey. Petitioner to attend the Surveyor General of Lands, to whom Dr. Quarterman's petition for same, on reference from the King, has been referred. [Ibid. p. 119.]
Same from Richard Sadler, Auditor for the following counties, praying that John Barker, of Westminster, late Receiver for co. Lancaster, and Thomas Whitby, of Great Haywood, co. Stafford, Receiver for Chester, Salop, and Stafford, be directed to perfect their accounts. "Though Mr. Sadler be none of His Majesty's auditors yet best knowing how to charge these receivers of the publique money I assigne him at present to take the accompts of Mr. Barker and Mr. Whitby, who are to perfect their accompts within twenty days." [Ibid. p. 120.]
Same from John Tichborne, Constable of the Castle of Farnham, praying to be made tenant to the manor of Chislemore, co. Warwick. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid.]
Same from John Fowler to be admitted tenant to Hunneley farm, in the manor of Hillingworth, co. Warwick, now in the possession of Capt. Samuel Ayres. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 122.]
Same from Dr. William Quatermaine for a lease of the Princes Meadows, part of the manor of Kennington, and about three acres of waste ground and a wall or bank leading from the barge houses to the sluice [at Lambeth], and containing about 1½ acres. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 123.]
Sept. 12.Petition from George Barloe, of Slebech ("Slebidge") co. Pembroke, for a lease of all the issues, fines, &c., of the Great and Quarter Sessions, and forfeited recognizances in Pembroke and Cardigan, together with the profits of the King's manors now out of lease in the said counties. Order to auditor Hill to certify a medium of the above fines, &c., for five years before 1640 and five years after. [Ibid. p. 117.]
Same from Robert Williams, shipmaster, to be admitted tenant to certain lands called Heyling Park, co. Stafford. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 118.]
Same from Robert Child for a lease of the manor of Laughton, co. Lincoln. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Sir Gilbert Talbot, knt., Master of His Majesty's Jewel House, to be admitted tenant to about 1,000 acres of fen lands, co. Lincoln. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 129.]
Same from Cornelius Van hough Stratt for a release of 70 pieces of Holland linens. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners, together with Conaught's case, in order that foul trading, whereby His Majesty is defrauded of his Customs, may be discountenanced. [Ibid. VIII. p. 60.]
Sept. 13.Petition from Richard Hawke to be admitted to compound for two tenements called Old Tamerton, part of the manor of Boyton and Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. I. p. 130.]
Same from the Mayor, Alderman, and inhabitants of Liverpool praying that the port of Liverpool may be distinct as formerly, without any dependence upon Chester, "or at least to direct the Commissioners of the Customs to redresse your petitioners therein." Referred: to the Customs Commissioners to state the matter of right between these two ports. [Ibid. VIII. p. 61.]
Sept. 14.Order for a grant to Arthur Spry for 21 years of the toll and farm of tin or toll tin due to the Crown within the manors of of Helston in Kerrier, Tewington and the half-manor of Tywernhayle, part of the Duchy of Cornwall. [Ibid. I. p. 121.]
The Customs Commissioners are to certify what allowance is fit to be made for the service enjoined upon Richard Ward by a warrant of the late Treasury Lords, of date July 14 last, entered in full, requiring him (in view of the fact that many ships are daily expected from East India laden with merchandise, and that of late years many practices have been used to defraud the Crown of Customs on same) to repair to any ports or places in England, and wheresoever he shall find any of the expected ships, either at sea or in port, to put on board them such persons as he shall think fit to remain there for preventing the landing and discharging any part of its lading until due entry. [Ibid. VIII. p. 58.]
Sept. 17.Petition from Walter Devereux and George Carew for a grant of the office of Collector of Chantry rents, &c., in England and Wales. Referred: to the Barons of the Exchequer, with the help of the Surveyor General of Lands, Clerk of the Pipe, Exchequer Court Auditors and the Receiver General of the counties concerned, to examine the reason why this part of His Majesty's revenue is so ill answered and so great arrears upon it, and to consider the best way to prevent it in future: and to certify their opinion in case this proposition of the petitioners of reducing all into one hand or collection may contribute thereto: [Early Entry Book I. p. 127.]
Petition from Charles Heydon for renewal of his father Sir John Heydon's warrant of grant (by agreement and in return for 20,000l.) of the King's soil upon the disafforestation of Neroche ("Roch") and Selwood Forest. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. The Auditor of the Receipt to make diligent search as to what moneys have been paid into the Exchequer in pursuance of the agreement. [Ibid. p. 128.]
Same from Major Richard Dutton, on reference from the King, concerning a discovery of several sums of money concealed and in the hands of Robert Evans, of Lleyn, co. Carnarvon, and of Edw Davis, of Glascot, co. Denbigh, both employed as Treasurers by the late Propagators of the Gospel in North Wales for receipt of all the moneys raised from the farmers of the tithes of all the vacant livings in Carnarvon and Denbigh: and praying for 300l. to be paid him out of said moneys. Ordered: that if granted by the King a Privy Seal must issue for warranting the payment of the said 300l.; Evans and Davis thereupon to have tallies struck at the Exchequer for their discharge pro tanto. [Ibid. p. 129.]
Same from John Frechville to be admitted tenant to the manor and royalty of Eckington, co. Derby, now in possession of one Galliard. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 130.]
Same from Martin Wright, Alderman of Oxon, for a lease of the manor of Shippon, co. Berks., part of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 131.]
Same from Robert Raine, of Hullerbush, co. Durham, for some part of the arrears due to his late father as one of the late King's huntsmen; and to be admitted tenant to a tenement called Hie Hullerbush, part of the Lordship of Barnard Castle. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Edmond Lane for a lease of the manor and farm of Morend, co. Southants. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 132.]
Same from Lieut. Col. Wigmore and Major Oliver Hardwick for a grant of certain lands in co. Gloucester. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 140.]
Same from Edward Wigley for a tenement near the Tower built by one Sant. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands with a recommendation, he having been a faithful subject and having well merited in the wars. [Ibid. p. 175.]
Sept. 18.Petition from Henry Ayscough, of Valentines, co. Essex, and Barbara, his wife, for a grant of the farms called Old Berry, and Seabeach, co. Sussex. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 135.]
Same from Richard Hornbrooke for a lease of three small tenements, &c., parts of the manor of St. Austell Prior and Treverbyn Courtney, co. Cornwall, and of the manor of Tregullon, in the parish of St. Just, in Roseland. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 137.]
Petition from William Withron, one of the King's huntsmen, on reference from the King, for a lease of the impropriate rectory of Sutton [Courtney], co Berks. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 140.]
A report, dated the 4th instant, read from Sir C. Harbord, Surveyor General of Lands, on the petition of Andrew Raddon and David Owen, of Exeter, for a lease of the herbage of the castle and ditches of Exeter. Order hereupon for Robert Walker et al., detailed, of Exeter, to examine the pretences of petitioners. [Ibid. pp. 144–6.]
Petition from Sebastian de Soto upon an account referred to the Customs Commissioners betwixt Symon Delboe and petitioner. Delboe to attend the Customs Commissioners that they may examine the whole matter. [Ibid. VIII. p. 69.]
Sept. 19.Petition of Joane West, widow, on reference from the King, for grant of a house in Richmond, Surrey, being part of or within the outyards of His Majesty's house at Richmond. Referred: to Sir Charles Harbord. [Ibid. I. p. 140.]
Sept. 20.Petition from Francisco Gonsales for discharge of a packet of 4½ lbs. of gold and silver lace seized at Gravesend. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 76.]
Same from Giles Travers, of London, merchant, for discharge of worsted hose, silk, "cruel" worsted and thread hose seized at Gravesend. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from Robert Swale, merchant, for an abatement of [duty on] some hops, being old ones by a mistake for new ones. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 77.]
[?]Same from Thomas Pearle, Thomas Davall and Co., for a release of some oil seized. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 79.]
Sept. 21.Petition from Meredith Vaughan, of St. Nicholas Parish, in Worcester [city], and Margaret his wife, for the toll of the gates of said city and all profits thereto belonging. Ordered: in view of the loyalty and sufferings of this poor family, that the nature and value of these tolls be certified by Mr. Seller et al., and meanwhile to provide for the poor woman to the extent of 30l. [Ibid. I. pp. 132–3.]
Same from William Hill, of Stoke Goldington, co. Bucks. for a pension, on reference from the King. Order for 20l. as royal bounty by the Privy Seal dormant. [Ibid. p. 133.]
Same from Walter Gallopher for a lease of a certain parcel of wood ground called Great St. John's Wood, in the parish of Hampstead, co. Midd., or of the manor and farme of Mere, co. Wilts. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 136.]
A warrant ordered to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Edward Shillingford, alias Izard, of the office of collector of rents of Christ Church, Oxford. Prefixing: a particular of said collectorship. [Ibid. p. 137.]
Petition from Sir John Mayne, of Kent, praying a grant (for the preventing of general thefts in and about the city of London) [of the office] to register all pawned goods, the like patent having been formerly granted to Mr. Bedingfield and others, deceased: and also for a lease of the rectories of Cartmel and Dalton, part of the Duchy of Lancaster. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 139.]
Same from Richard Williams for a lease of the manor and farm of Morend, co. Northampton. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from George Russell for a pension or [some provision] otherwise by employment. Order for 30l. to him as royal bounty, he being recommended by the Marquess of Ormonde and Earl of Norwich, &c. [Ibid. p. 144.]
Same from Lady Elianor Rowe for a lease of certain fen lands in Bownit Fen, Gosberton, and other places in Kesteven and Holland, co. Lincoln. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 148.]
Sept. 22.Warrant to Sir Robert Crooke, Clerk of the Pipe, for a grant of the office of steward of the manors of Cookham and Bray, co. Berks, to Sir Edmond Sawyer and his son Robert Sawyer. [Ibid. p. 160.]
Sept. 23.Petition from Ellinor Bennett, alias Webb, a poor aged widow, and Christian Webb, her blind daughter, for a grant of three little cottages in Lameston, in the Parish of St. Michaell's, in Pembroke. Referred: to the auditor of the county and the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 152.]
Sept. 24.Petition from Samuel Collins, Dr. in Physic, to be made tenant of the manor of Allington Court, co. Kent. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 167.]
Sept. 25.Petition from Robert Williams for a lease of several parcels of land called the Maison Dieu, in Dover. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 147.]
Same from Frances Duchess of Somerset for renewal of lease of the rectory of Austrey ("Oswalstrey") and Fasley Mills, co. Warwick. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. pp. 147–8.]
Same from Hanserd Knollis, clerk, on reference from the King on the 31st July last, for a grant of a certain holding and parcel of ground in fee farm, situate near the Spittle, called the Old Artillery ground, purchased by petitioner from the Company of Artillery of the City of London, who held the same from the late King James. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 152.]
Same from James Bollen for a lease of certain lands called Mote lands, in Iden and Beckley and Peasmarch, and of four messuages called the Chantry Lands. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. pp. 152–3.]
Same from Christopher Bodley for same of certain discovered lands, viz., 25 acres of marsh land called Priest's Marsh and 2 acres called Netburne, in the parish of Hooe, co. Sussex, and other lands in Burnham, Bexhill, &c., and Burnham Lortwood, late in the possession of David Hart and Richard Alcorne. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 153.]
Petition from Charles Heydon, son and heir of Sir Jo. Heydon, for a grant of his father's proportion of certain fen lands in the West and North Fens, co. Lincoln, part of the possessions of the Duchy of Cornwall. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 156.]
Same from Prudence Willis, widow of Richard Willis, for a lease for three lives of the Star Chamber house and rooms now in her possession, the office to which the said house appertained being taken away with the Court. Referred: ut supra, and to consider whether it be fit to grant a lease of the house. [Ibid. p. 158.]
Same from Elias Ashmole for a lease of several parcels of arable and pasture ground, called Dowerfield, part of the manor of Rymeintrinseca, co. Dorset. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 159.]
Same from Richard Gower, citizen and grocer of London, for extension of lease of the Dog Tavern, in the New Palace, Westminster, and some small tenements or sheds adjoining. Referred: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 192.]
Same from Samuell Devega, of London, merchant stranger, for re-delivery of 636 quiletts of rough diamonds to the value of 80l. seized at Gravesend. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. VIII. p. 84.]
[?Sept. 25.]Same from Sir Edward Charleton, Bart., for a release of some wool seized. Referred: ut supra, to consider of the reason of the stopping of this wool, and whether it be fit wools pass out of England into Scotland least there they be transported to foreign parts. [Ibid. p. 85.]
Sept. 26.Petition from Francis Butler, collector of the rents of the monastery of Guisbrough, &c., co. Yorks, for a grant of the same to be settled upon Thomas Peirson. Ordered: the petitioner to attend the present [Michaelmas] receipt and audit, "and I will consider the prayer of this petition upon the stating their first accompts. [Ibid. p. I. 148.]
Same from John Talbott, collector of certain rents in co. Yorks, for like leave to transfer said collections to Thomas Lovell, of Skelton, co. Yorks, gent. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 149.]
Same from John Tompson, collector of the rents of the monastery of Rivaulx ("Rivall") and other chantry rents in Yorkshire, from which he was removed in 1643, praying a new patent for the same. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Same from John Fitzwater, bricklayer, to be continued in a cottage built by him on a parcel of ground, part of Hyde Park. "Let Sir Charles Harbord take such order for the petitioner's relief as suit with my former directions." [Ibid. p. 153.]
Same from the Excise Commissioners for allowance for 1,935l. 7s. 11d. paid by them by orders of the late Admiralty Commissioners to several persons for commodities delivered into the office of the Ordnance in the Tower. Referred: to the Treasurer of the Navy and the Master of the Ordnance. [Ibid. p. 175.]
Sept. 27.Petition from Thomas Mompesson, of Bathampton, co. Wilts, for a lease of the manor of Farrington Gurney, co. Somerset. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 165.]
Petition from Thomas Cressy and Elizabeth his wife for same of Rudfen Manor and Park, co. Warwick. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Early Entry Book I. p. 165.]
Same from Richard Lord Butler for a grant of waste ground called King's Sedgemoor, co. Somerset, formerly granted to Sir Cornelius Vermuyden. Referred: to the Attorney General. [Ibid. p. 168.]
Same from Sir Andrew King for a warrant to apprehend Joseph Dawson and such others as act in the office of Clerk of the Bills in the Custom House in opposition to His Majesty's grant of said office to said King. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners to call before them Mr. Dawson to understand upon what pretence he either executes said office or withstands Sir Andrew King. [Ibid. VIII. p. 86.]
Sept. 28.Petition from Richard Terry for a release of 85 elephants' teeth seized by the Customs officers. Referred: to the Customs Commissioners. [Ibid. p. 88.]
Sept. 29.Petition from Capt. Thomas Allen for payment of a salary of 40l. per an. to him as Governor of Sandgate Castle, Kent. Ordered: that if the letters patent of this appointment are registered in the Exchequer the Auditor of the Receipt make a debenture for the 20l. due Michaelmas last. [Ibid. I. p. 160.]
Same from Mary wife of William Grenewell for a grant of some incroachments in the counties of Chester and Derby. Referred: to the Surveyor General of Lands. [Ibid. p. 161.]
The caveat entered against Thomas Earnle, clerk, concerning the rectory or parsonage of Everley, co. Wilts, to be withdrawn. [Ibid. p. 167.]