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'Entry Book: January 1661', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 181-195. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80026 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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January 1661

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
1660–1.
Jan. 1
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Jo. Bonick, labourer, of a piece of land, part of Hyde Park, near St. Martin in the Fields.Ibid, pp. 98–9.
Prefixing:—Particular and ratal of the premises.
Jan. 2Letters patent by same constituting Thomas Ryder, of London, gent., one of the waiters in the port of London, upon the surrender of Charles Pitfield.Ibid, VIII. pp. 145–6.
Report from same to the King on the petition from Clara Bolton, relict of Theophilus Bolton. late of London, linen draper (who dwelled at Leadenhall Corner, and was the third person plundered to the value of 6,000l. and totally ruined) praying a lease of the demesnes of the manor of Kennington. "Though I know and have in other cases humbly represented the ill consequences of multiplying pensions yet upon conference with my Lord Chancellor concerning the constant and hazardous services of petitioner during the time your Majesty was beyond the seas," therefore is of opinion she deserves a pension of 200l. per an., with an advance of two years on same to cover her debts.Ibid, VI. p. 85.
Same to same from same on the petition of John Hackett, D.D., concerning his prebend in the church of Lincoln, in which he is now re-invested after a sharp sequestration, to which the rectory and tithes of Aylesbury, co. Bucks, belong, complaining of the waste of said premises. "The late Commissioners of Parliament have taken bond for the last summer's profit [of said tithes] in your Majesty's name, being before the time he [Hacket] was restored. Soe though the tithe be payable to Dr. Hachett they justlye scrupple the repayment untill your Majesty order it. As the times were it belongs to your Majesty but as the justice of the affair is it belongs to the petitioner.Ibid, p. 86.
Jan. 2Warrant by Treasuer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease, during extent, to John Gleane. gent., of the lands of William Gowdy, seized by outlawry.Early Entry Book II. p. 115.
Order by same to the Surveyor General of Lands to take 100l. from John and William Benyon, of the city of Coventry, for timber purchased under the late usurped powers from the manor of Kenilworth and Rudfen.Ibid, p. 123.
Prefixing:—Note of the petition from said Benyons and of the Surveyor General's report thereon.
Same by same to Sir Edward Broughton, Lieut. Col., and all other soldiers concerned, to discharge Lawrence Squibb from serving as a soldier under their command, he being one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer, and obliged by his oath and duty to give his constant attendance throughout the year for the receiving, keeping and paying His Majesty's tresure within his charge.Ibid.
[?]Report by same to the King concerning the petitions from Col. Wheeler for the manor of Stoke under Hamdon, which is petitioned for also by Lord Windsor and Lord Gorges. To lease any manors is against the King's instructions, he having resolved against it "for sundry reasons presented to your Majesty by myself upon advice with Mr. Surveyor General. .. They have bin ever observed since I had the honor of this charge, and I conceive your Majesty will prejudice your own service when they are not."Ibid, VI. p. 87.
Jan. 3Warrant by same to the Customs Commissioners to allow two full thirds to John Careada in the matter of duty on damaged Spanish tobacco imported in the "Thomas and George," he paying strangers customs, and to clear the warehouse of same with all speed that further damage be prevented.Ibid, VIII pp. 149–50.
Jan. 4Money warrant for 4,000l. to Charles Lord Stanhope without accompt.Ibid, II. pp 132, 172.
Jan. 5Warrant by Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to pay the Earl of Denbigh 16l. 13s. 4d. for a half-year to Sept. 29 last on his creation money to the dignity of Earl and Viscount, and to continue same in future.Ibid, VIII p. 149.
Same by same to same for same for the Earl of Dover, as Earl of Dover and Viscount Rochford.Ibid.
Same by same to the Surveyor General of Lands for a constat of Welton ("Welverton") farm.Ibid, II p. 133.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Bridgett Robinson's petition for same.
Treasurer Southampton to the Sheriff [of co. Southampton] concerning the insolence of—Phillpott, Esq., as Lieutenant or keeper of the forest or walk called Finkley, co. Southampton, in resisting and imprisoning the agents of the Duke of Albemarle, who has a grant of the said forest or walk from the King.Ibid, p. 136.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for a grant to Hugh Tynt [Tint] of the minerals in the manor of Farrington Gurney, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid, p. 128.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's constat of the premises.
Jan. 5Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Croke, Clerk of the Pipe, for a lease to _ Knollis, of a messuage on the Tasell close or Old Artillery ground, near Spitalfields, without Bishopsgate.Early Entry Book II. pp. 130-I.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's constat of the premises.
Same from same to the Receiver and Auditor for the county of York, to pay to Thomas Corbyn, as Surveyor of Woods, Trent North, 50l. per an. in half yearly payments.Ibid, p. 127.
Money warrant for 150l. to Col. Adam Peate, due to him from the King as being money received for the King by James Marquess of Ormonde.Ibid, XIV. p. 19.
Sir Philip Warwick to the Excise Commissioners, referring to them Robert Long, Esq., the Queen [Dowager's] Surveyor General, for the proper warrants necessary for the issue of the 10,000l. to the Princess Henrietta, the King's sister, "when the order and course of payment shall appertain to the Princesse"; said Long having letters of procuration for the receipt of these moneys.Ibid, VI. p. 90.
Prefixing:—Copy of the order of the two Houses of 1660, November 7, for a present of 10,000l. to said Princess out of the Excise, "in course after the payment of the 10,000l. formerly presented to the Princess Royall, together with interest for the same at six per cent. till the principall shall be satisfied."
Same to same desiring their attendance on the Lord Treasurer this afternoon concerning the nature and state of the business of the payment of the garrison of Dunkirk, in order to propose suitable means for the future regular and constant payment.Ibid, pp. 90–1.
Appending:—Copy of an order of the King in Council, dated Whitehall. Jan. 2. "Whereas the garrison in Dunquirke was formerly paid out of the Excise, the which being now granted to His Maty. by Act of Parliament and His Maty. thereupon taking into his owne care the future supply of the said garrison," the Lord Treasurer is to inform himself of the former establishment and of the manner of payment thereof out of the Excise, and accordingly to settle the payment of said garrison out of said Excise for the future.
Treasurer Southampton's warrant to _, to bring in several bonds resting in his hands for wood in New Forest, in order that they may be delivered to the King's Remembrancer, that the moneys due thereon may be recovered to His Majesty.Ibid, p. 92.
Sir Philip Warwick to Mr. Kippes, to see the Lord Chancellor and present to him what moved the Lord Treasurer to give way to the patent, of so extensive a nature in its term, of the office of Assaymaster, the Lord Treasurer having made stay of it till Mr. Arundell and Mr. Godolphin gave him assurance of the loyalty of Mr. Robins, who is now to execute it, and that they have made some provision for the children of Sir Henry Carey, of Cookington, "in whom belike the present state is and to whom his late Majesty and his now Majesty in respect of service ... "promised a further term.Ibid, p. 93.
Jan. 6Money warrant dormant for 100l. per an. to Dr. Baber, being granted the office of one of the King's physicians in ordinary by letters patent of 1660, July 19.Ibid, XIV. p 19.
Jan. 9Treasurer Southampton to Henry Lord Pawlett, Sir Humphry Bennett and the rest of the Deputy Lieutenants in the county of Southampton, transmitting the order of the Privy Council for the disarming of all disaffected persons in said county, and to tender them the oaths of allegiance and supremacy. "The reasons of this command is contained in the letter but soe dayly evident here in this great citty where it may be supposed is the best preparation to quell all such mutinous humours as well as the greatest authority, is the occasion of it that it be well doubted that unless such persons who in the several counties are intrusted with the militia power be in a readines those of the civill authority will be soon dispised, the dayly breaking forth even in the heart of the citty men of such desperate principalls and such resolved attempts that their firy spirits like lurking tire in a howse whilst it is quenched in one place appears afresh in annother. And this is suposed by confederacy and conspiracy to be spread through the whole nation, their accons and their declaracons in print being soe suitable one to annother."Early Entry Book II. pp. 134–5, 137.
Together with:—Copy of the said letter from the Privy Council directed [to the Lieutenants of the various counties]. "It is most evident by frequent and unseasonable meetings and other actions of such people that this wicked spirritt and disposition still continues in the minds of many other persons yet undiscovered in severall parts of this kingdom who waite for oppertunities to put in execution their traiterous designes, and to that purpose have furnished themselves with quantities of arms and ammunicion and hold correspondence together for putting in execution some desperate attempt."
The like to Sir Horatio Townsend and the rest of the Deputy Lieutenants of the county of Norfolk.Ibid, p. 135.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Tho. Truelock, one of the King's messengers, to arrest George Stanley and—Lee for shipping near the port of Hythe several quantities of wood and resisting a seizure by arms: their insolence herein having been represented to the Privy Council.Ibid, VIII. pp. 152–3.
Sune from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Thomas Howell for himself and his six brothers and sisters, children of Thomas Howell, D.D., late Bishop of Bristol, of the messuage or capital mansion called Frogmore, in New Windsor.Ibid, VI. pp. 100–1.
Prefixing:—Particular and ratal of the premises.
Same from same to same for same to Thomas Bland, Receiver of the county of York, in trust for all the tenants of divers cottages, parcel of the late chantry of St. Catherine in Tadcaster, St. Michael and St. John.Ibid, pp. 101–2.
Prefixing:—ut supra.
Same from same to the Attorney General for a grant to Thomas Rosse of the farm of the agistment of the park of Launceston in Cornwall.Ibid, pp. 102–3.
Prefixing:—ut supra.
Jan. 10Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay to Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Remembrancer of the Exchequer, 45l. 12s. 0d. for the present year on the fees due to himself and clerks, usually paid by the customers of the ports of England and Wales upon the passing their accompts.Ibid, VIII. p. 154.
Jan. 10Warrant from Treasurer Southampton's to the Clerk of the Signet for a bill to permit the Bishop of St. Davids to pay his first fruits of 383l. 9s. 8d. in four yearly instalments, on his own security. The like for the Bishop of London's first fruits of 1,019l. 8s. 4d.Early Entry Book VI. p. 96.
Same from same to Sir Joseph Seymour, Auditor of the counties in question, for a particular of the office of bailiff and collector of the rents and revenues of divers lands and tenements, late in the several possessions of Thomas Lord Cromwell Earl of Essex, of Henry late Duke of Suffolk. Henry Fitzgarrett, and Robert late Earl of Leicester, lying dispersed in the counties of Warwick, Stafford and Salop: said office having been formerly held by Thomas Clarke.Ibid, p. 97.
Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General concerning the petition of Mr. Ashwell and others interested in the sugar farm, for reparation of losses suffered from the interruption in their receipts. Has a sense of their great losses but not such a one as should draw His Majesty to sustain or repair those losses. For Mr. Burlamachi, who for debts and his other pretences had this farm granted him, discharged His Majesty of those debts and from thence the contingency of the farm lay upon him (Burlamachi). The same applies to those who derive from Burlamachi. "As for the words in the grant that if the name of imposts or increase of imposts or subsidy be altered by Parliament or otherwise yet during the continuance of that lease Mr. Burlamachi or his assigns should receive that duty, I thinke relates nothing to their case. However because they insist on it [that] there are words or clauses in the patent that may obleidge His Majesty," prays him to examine same.Ibid, pp. 97–8.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Richard Collins of the office of steward and keeper of courts &c., of all manors &c.. parcel of the possession of the late monastery of the blessed Mary near the walls of the city of York.Ibid, p. 98.
Money warrant dormant for 500l. per an. to Mary Widdrington, widow of the late Lord Widdrington, being pension granted by letters patent of November 27 last.Ibid, XIV. p. 19.
Money warrant for 3,420l. to Francis Sympson and Jo. Sympson, His Majesty's jewellers in ordinary, for several jewels sold and served in by them to His Majesty's use.Ibid, p. 20.
Same for 10l. per an. to the Master of the Grammar School at Southwell, co. Notts, from Lady Day last.Ibid.
Prefixing:—Certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of the payment of said annuity up to 1640, March 25.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the officers of the Receipt to levy a tally for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from William Wray.Ibid, II. p. 139.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition from Sir Charles Compton. The petitioner is of a noble family and a very deserving person, both which your Majesty in your gracious message on his behalf is pleased to take notice of. His business has been examined by Lord Chief Justice Bridgeman whilst he was Lord Chief Baron, and by the Surveyor General of Lands. They report that the granting of fines and forfeited recognizances is a disservice to the Crown and very dissatisfactory if not grievous to the subject. So that the farming thereof is by advice declined. "But it appears likewise unles there be some perticular offices or officers that may intend the colleccon thereof your Majesty may too probably be much prejudict in your revenew by the delayes and deceits of the undersheriffs, and therefore I cannot but concurre in the advise that Sir Charles be authorized by some commission from your Majesty to looke after this business, and that by a Privy Seal your Majesty settle a third part of those fynes to the petitioner, and if he looke well after them as this may be an inducement to him your Majesty may prove noe looser by it." Proposes, however, to limit this service to England; intending to propose another person for the like for North and South Wales.Ibid, p. 138; VI. p. 106.
Jan. 10Money warrants for 18l. 0s. 8d. to Sir Thomas Fanshaw, Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court. for parchment for the blank books for the entries of the Surveyor General of Customs in London port, and for 200l. 4s. 2d. for the like for the Customers, Comptrollers and searchers of the outports.Early Entry Book II. pp. 144–5.
Prefixing:—In each case, Fanshaw's account of same.
[?]Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton concerning the case of Mr. Page in regard to the office of one of the undersearchers of London port.Ibid, pp. 142–3.
Jan. 14Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay, in compliance with the two Acts of Parliament for an imposition on beer &c., and for taking away the Court of Wards &c. 7,200l. to Col. Harley (for 6 weeks'pay at the rate of 1,200l. per week to Dec. 25 last for the garrison of Dunkirk in accordance with the order of both Houses of Dec. 10 last) and 28,450l. to Alderman Backwell, together with the interest of the several sums that make up that total, "both which summes you are to pay out of the Receipts of Excise, as well the growing duties as the arrears thereof, in course according to the said acts, the one being warranted by the acts aforesaid, and the other to be warranted by a Privy Seal. These are therefore to require you to comply with the payments accordingly and tallies shall be struck for your discharge in the Exchequer, and the same allowed upon your accounts by the auditor of the Excise."Ibid, p. 146.
Same from same to the Attorney General for a bill of grant to John Lord Belasyse of a piece of land in the parish of Crowland, co. Lincoln, and of the like in the parish of Fassett, co. Lincoln.Ibid, pp 147–8.
Prefixing:—Particular.
Appending:—Certain additional covenants sanctioned by Treasurer Southampton, Jan. 18.
Jan. 15Same from same to the Surveyor General of Lands for a constat of a messuage in Yaddlethorpe, co. Lincoln. with a view to reducing the reserve rent on a grant thereof to Dr. William Lyncolne.Ibid, VI. p. 106.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Sir John Strangwayes and Giles Strangwayes, his son, of the office of steward of the manor of Fordington and Ryme, co. Dorset, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid., II. p. 149.
Same from same to same for a grant to Francis Phillips of the stewardship and keepership of courts of the manor of Kennington, co. Surrey.Ibid.
Jan. 15Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Charles Holloway, sergeant at law, and Charles Holloway, his son, of the stewardship of the manor of Shippon, co. Berks, and East Hendred in said county.Early Entry Book II. p. 149.
The like to the Attorney General for a bill for the grant to James Bollen of a tenement called Northie, in the parishes of Bexhill, Hooe and Barnard, co. Sussex, and of a messuage called Le Mote, in the parish of Peasmarsh and Beckley, in co. Sussex, and a messuage called the Sign of the George, in East Grinsted, Sussex.Ibid. pp. 149–51.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises in each case.
Treasurer Southampton to Mr. Johnson. Receiver of the months' assessment, to pay to persons authorized from the Committee of the Army, the Duke of Albemarle being one, such moneys as are in his hands, to be made use of in his parts for the public service, said Committee securing the same to His Majesty in London.Ibid, p. 152.
Same to the Attorney General concerning the validity of Mr. Bushell's letters patent of 1643–4, Feb. 20, of an assignment of the Customs on lead, &c., for satisfaction of several debts due to him.Ibid.
Jan. 16Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to permit Mr. Gruchy to ship 500 tods of wool and 50 dickers of leather, as part of the goods allowed by the charter to the inhabitants of Jersey, which remain unshipped for the year ended Xmas last.Ibid, VIII. p. 156.
Money warrant for 200l. to Thomas Lee for charges in the late proceedings against the murderers of Charles I.Ibid, XIV. p. 22.
Same for 10l. to Thomas Rycroft for his losses and sufferings for His Majesty.Ibid.
Jan. 16 (amended Jan. 17)Same, dormant, for the salaries of 100l. each to the present Masters of the Chancery in ordinary, being eleven in number (besides the Master of the Rolls, who is to have no benefit by the said grant), viz.: Thomas Bennett, William Child, Justinian Lewin, doctors of the law, Tho. Escourt, Esq., Tho. Byrd, Mondford Bramston, doctors of the law, Nathaniell Hobart and William Glascock, Esqrs., Walter Littleton, Sir Edmond Peirce. Kt., and Tobias Wolrich, doctors of the law.Ibid, p. 21
Jan. 17Money warrant for 20l. to Judith Hobson, relict of Edward Hobson, one of the Sewers in ordinary of the Chamber of the late King; for her necessities.Ibid, p. 22.
Same, dormant, for 16l. 2s. 6d. per an. to Charles Evans, fee and livery allowance, he being appointed one of His Majesty's musicians by letters patent of June 17 last.Ibid, p. 23.
Same for 411l. 12s. 0d. per month to Sir John Robinson. Lieutenant of the Tower, as imprest for the pay of said garrison according to an establishment dating from 1660, Decr. 1; also for 294l. 10s. 6d. for the pay of said garrison for the loose days and weeks from November 10 to said Decr. 1. as by certificate of Sir Thomas Clarges, Muster Master General of the Garrisons.Ibid. pp. 23–4.
Jan. 18Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to William Boreman of a garden called Le Pike Garden in St. Saviour's, Southwark.Ibid, II. p. 153.
Prefixing:—Particular.
Jan. 18Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King concerning the petition of Mr. Fleming, a Scotch merchant. His debt amounts to 3,676l. for losses sustained at sea in 1649 by certain frigates set out from Flanders by commission from the Marquess of Ormonde, which losses appear to have been examined by Sir Henry de Vic, your Majesty's Resident at Brussels, and Sir Thomas Cuningham, Conservator of the privileges of the Scotch nation, who made a decree that the Captains of those frigates had unjustly taken that prize, and that they ought to give him reparation for those losses; and your Majesty, being afterwards in Scotland in 1650, did ratify that decree, whereby the said Captains of the frigates were still liable to the debt, and not your Majesty. "And whereas your Majesty in June, 1651, being likewise still in Scotland, did sign another paper expressing that the said Fleming had let fall his suit against the said Captains and their frigates then arrested in obedience to the command of your Majesty, which command had it not interposed he had recovered his loss of the said Captains and their frigates, and that the said frigates were afterwards employed in your Majesty's service towards Jersey, and that thereupon your Majesty took the debt upon yourselfe and promised repayment upon your restitution: all which being but the assertion of that paper and the whole business unknown to me, your Majesty may perceive the just reason I have to be scrupilous in allowing debts of this nature, and withall I humbly represent to your Majesty of how ill consequence it may be to your revenue to admitt all the accidents, which drew losses upon private men, to be charged upon the present publique treasure."Early Entry Book II. p. 154.
Warrant from same to the Surveyor General of Lands to give orders for felling what is necessary at this season in Kilridge Wood in the parish of Pyrton, adjoining Stonor house, co. Oxford, said wood being in the county of Buckingham, and lately held by Adrian Scrope, executed for high treason.Ibid, p. 155.
Prefixing:—Thomas Stoner's account to Treasurer Southampton of his taking possession of said wood, &c.
[?]Same from same for the issue of five separate commissions to persons, detailed in each separate case, for the counties of Kent, Middlesex, Norfolk, Sussex and Southampton for the execution of certain articles of instruction, prefixed, for an inquiry as to all waste lands and grounds concealed from the Crown, all lands left dry by the sea and navigable rivers, and all encroachments on Crown lands or highways.Ibid, pp. 156–8.
Jan 19Money warrant for 10l. to Charles Hughes for service done to the King.Ibid, XIV. p 24.
Same for 2,000l. to Daniell Oneale as imprest for building mills, stores and other works necessary for making powder for the supply of His Majesty's stores.Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Sir Heneage Finch, Solicitor General, for a lease to John Arundell of the parcel of ground called Princes Meadows, comprising 24 acres, parcel of the manor of Kennington, in or near the parish of Lambeth, and of that piece of ground or passage called Le Banke, or Thames Wall, lying on the north side of the said parcel of ground.Ibid, II. pp. 159–162.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's constat of the premises.
Jan. 19Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Commissioners, farmers, collectors, &c., of Excise or Customs to suffer Daniel O'Neale for 21 years to provide and import 240 tons of salt petre yearly, free from excise or customs.Early Entry Book II. p. 162.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay John Reeve, one of the Messengers of the Chamber in Ordinary, 24l. 10s. 0d. for attending said Commissioners 1660 Aug. 1 to Dec. 25 on his fee of 3s. 4d. a day and to continue payment of said fee in future.Ibid, VIII. p. 161.
Jan. 21Royal sign manual to Chancellor Hyde, Treasurer Southampton, and others, detailed. "Our will and pleasure is that you suffer noe grant of any lands or rents confiscated to us for the treason of any of our subjects in England or Ireland to pass untill we shall have perfected the settlement we intend our deare brother James Duke of Yorke."Ibid, VI. p. 126.
Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on the petition from Philip Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery to be continued tenant to the manor or lordship of Ogmore, co. Glamorgan, formerly granted to his father.Ibid, pp. 110–1.
[?]Treasurer Southampton to the Receiver of [co.] Southampton, to pay out of any moneys in his hands ("which as I am informed is about 2,022l. 4s. 4d.") on the month's assessment given by Parliament for the month of October last, any assignments which may be made thereon by the Commissioners for disbanding the Army and discharging the Navy "and immediately to give me an account what you shall soe pay and send me the coppy of your acquittances from them that thereby I may charge them [said Commissioners] and tallies shall be struck for your discharge, or what in that kinde you shall desire and shalbe really necessary shalbe granted."
The like letter as above for the following sums severally:—Ibid, pp 111–2
£s.d.
2,01946for [the Receiver of] co Somerset.
1,62668" Gloucester.
1,611106" Dorset.
1,944810" Wilts.
506182" Surrey.
1,905112" Sussex.
1,803156" Devon.
3,655112" Suffolk.
Jan. 22Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Christopher Wright. miner, to visit and search into all the copper and lead mines or other mines open or not in any places in England and Wales, to try the ore of same, taking parcels of same wherein he shall conceive any silver to be contained, and convey same to the Mint in the Tower to be assayed for His Majesty's use, and to certify withal the several mines from which same were taken.Ibid, pp. 107–8
Same from same to the officers concerned, for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l., due from Humphry Winch (wynch), of [Everton], co. Bedford.Ibid p. 109.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay Richard Earl of Dorset 10l. for half a year to Sept. 29 last, on his creation money to that dignity, and to continue same in future.Ibid, VIII. p. 157.
Jan. 22Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commis sioners to deliver to Peter Thorowgood and George Hobb some French wines seized on their importation from Bordeaux on board the "Three Flower de Luces," of Dunkirk, Anthony Bowdewyn, master, being shipped long before the Act of Navigation, but landed about November 20 last.Early Entry Book VIII. p. 160.
Jan. 23Same from same to same to allow Mr. Prideaux, customer of Barnstaple port (which was separated from Exeter port by letters patent of Oct. 1 last), only 50l. per an. as the trade of Barnstaple is far less than that of Exeter.Ibid, p. 159.
Same from same to the Attorney General for a bill for grant of an annuity of 20,000l. out of the Receipt to the Duke of York from Lady Day last.Ibid, VI. pp. 109–10.
Money warrant, dormant, for 1,000l. per an. to Dame Katherin Stanhope, Countess of Chesterfield, being pension from Xmas last as by letters patent of Dec. 31 last.Ibid, XIV. p. 25.
Money warrant for 25l. to Christopher Wright, miner, for services done and to be done to the King in respect to mines.Ibid.
Same for 150l. to Sir John Falconer, Master of the Mint in Scotland, as imprest to satisfy to William Clarke moneys lent by him, and disbursed for tools and working instruments belonging to the Mint there.Ibid.
Same, dormant, for 300l. per an. to Monsieur Peere (Pierre) Civill and Mlle. Françoise his wife as pension from Xmas last as by letters patent of 1628, April 4.Ibid, p 26.
[?]Money warrant for 10l. to the Duke of Richmond for his creation money to the dignity of the Earl of Lichfield at 20l. per an., being for half-yar to Sept. 29 last, and dormant warrant for said creation money in future.Ibid.
Jan. 24Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to pay to Charles Duke of Richmond 20l. for half-year to Xmas last on his creation money as Duke, and to continue same in future.Ibid, VIII. p. 162.
The like for 6l. 13s. 4d. for same to Baptist Viscount Campden on his creation money, and 10l. to John Earl of Clare on same.Ibid
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Sir William Hamilton for a pension in discharge of a debt and of his services and losses. "I have upon severall occasions humbly represented to your Maty. my reasons why it is not convenient I state accounts of former times of whose action I had noe cognizance: and findeing this was of a nature much fitter for a Secretary of State to consider then myselfe, it being allowances upon forreyne imploymts. whereof the Exchequer hath noe Privy Seales or warrants of records though I have the originall under your Majesty's hand acknowledging the debt and promising payment upon your Maties happy restoration (which wee bless God for) I doe humbly pray that Mr. Secretary may give you the account of the nature of it and that your Maty. will determine it by your owne greate wisdome."Ibid, VI. p. 112
Money warrant (on the patent of the 15th inst.) for 159l. 12s. 0d. to Edmond Harison, embroiderer, for embroidering liveries of the Yeomen of the Guard and others.Ibid, p. 113.
Jan. 24Money warrant (on the patent of the 15th inst.) for 541l. 9s. 3d. to Richard Smith, clerk of the cheque of the Yeoman of the Guard, to be by him employed for red cloth for summer liveries for the Yeomen of the Guard and others.Early Entry Book VI. p. 113.
Same (on same) for 566l. 9s. 2d. to Agmondisham Pickays (Pickais), goldsmith, for fine gold and silver for making spangles for the coats of His Majesty's Guards and Messengers.Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for a grant of 500l. per an. to John Robinson, of London. gent., for 31 years from Xmas last for his great sufferings and services: same to come out of the money payable to the King from the Warden and Company belonging to Middleton's waterworks, that is the new River brought from Chadwell and Amwell to London.Ibid, p. 115.
Same from same to the Surveyor General of Lands for a constat of three tenements in the manors of West Anthony, Climsland Prior, and Trelugan, Cornwall, petitioned for by Mr. Bassett.Ibid, pp. 116–7.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's report on Bassett's petition.
Same from same to the Solicitor General for a grant for 31 years to Richard Arundell of that water called Sutton Poole, near Plymouth, co. Devon.Ibid, II. pp. 165–6.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Same from same to Sir Robert Croke, Clerk of the Pipe, for a grant to Robert Walters of the office of chief steward of the honor of Grafton, and of bailiff of the manor of Grafton.Ibid, p. 166.
Prefixing:—Note of the Auditor's memorandum upon the particular of said office.
Treasurer Southampton to the Deputy Lieutenants of Hampshire and of Norfolk severally, forwarding for their diligent observation the copy of a letter from the Privy Council for orders to be given to the Deputy Lieutenants, and other officers concerned, to be very watchful of the public peace, to observe the motions and meetings of dangerous persons, and not only to disarm but forthwith to apprehend, secure, and imprison such leading persons as are with good ground supposed opposite to His Majesty's Government and as shall refuse the oath of allegiance; advising the Privy Council speedily of all proceedings herein.Ibid, pp. 167–8.
Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on a reference dated Sept. 18 last, of the petitions of Jonathan Trelawney, for an allowance for 31 years out of the profits of the duty on Rhenish wines in consideration of eminent services and sufferings. "My constant answer to business of this nature is that I thinke not fitt for me to state or allow debts of this nature nor to proportion recompences for services."Ibid, p. 169
Warrant from same for Bryan, Bishop of Chester, to be allowed to pay his first fruits, amounting to 378l. 1s. 6d., in four yearly payments and upon his own security.Ibid, p. 170
The like warrant for John Bishop of Durham, for his first fruits, amounting to 1,638l. 19s. 3½d., to be paid in six yearly payments and likewise on his own security.Ibid.
Jan. 24Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to all the officers of the Receipt concerned, to attend at the Mint in the Tower on Saturday next, June 26, at nine in the forenoon with the standards for money with a view to the inspection thereof by the Committee for Trade appointed by the Privy Council.Early Entry Book II. p. 170.
Same from same to the Attorney General for a bill for a grant to Hugh Tint [Tent] of the capital messuage called Welton House, alias Welverton Farm House, in the parish of Midsomer Norton, co. Somerset.Ibid, pp 171–2.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Jan. 25Same from to the officers of the Receipt concerned, for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Robert Abdy (Abdje), of Albyns, co. Essex.Ibid, p. 172.
Same from same for the like for Sir Henry Pickering, of Whaddon, co. Cambridge.Ibid, p. 173.
Same from same to the Attorney General for a bill for the grant to Henry Heron of the land called Pointon Cow Pastures, alias Gosedules, in or near the parish of Pointon, co. Lincoln.Ibid, pp. 175–6.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Thomas Axford of the tenement called Knight's tenement, in West Bonyalva, co. Cornwall, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid, pp. 176–7.
Prefixing:—Constat of the premises.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay to the Earl of Nottingham 10l. for half a year to Sept. 29 last on his creation money to the dignity of an Earl, and to continue same in future.Ibid, VIII. p. 163.
Same from same empowering the Justices of Peace in the several counties and cities at their several sessions for licensing victuallers, alehousekeepers or other retailers of beer or ale, to forbear to license any such person until he bring certificate from the Sub-Commissioners of Excise for such county, place or city that he has compounded with the said Sub-Commissioners in such manner and form as is provided by two Acts of the late Parliament entitled, viz. (1), a grant of certain impositions upon beer, ale, &c., (2) an act for taking away the Court of Wards and Liveries.Ibid, XI. p. 1.
Followed by:—An undated note of two payments (?) made to the Commissioners of (?) the Excise, viz., 150l. and 14l. (1660–1, Feb. 14).
[?]Entry (for purposes not stated) of the orders or instructions prescribed by the Council of the Prince of Wales, 1623, April 17, for the better answering, preserving and ordering his Highness's revenues (viz., for the stewards, bailiffs, farmers, woodwards, surveyors and auditors).Ibid, II. pp. 179–81.
Jan. 29Money warrant for a half-year to George Charnock on his fee of 12d. per diem as one of His Majesty's Sergeants-at-Arms in ordinary.Ibid, p. 182.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Sir John Cutler and Edm Lloyd as Receivers General for their lives in the counties of Nottingham and Derby.Ibid.
Jan. 29Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for a bill for the grant to Thomas Earl Rivers of the agistment of herbage, &c., of the forest of Mara and Mondrein. co. Chester.Early Entry Book II. pp 183–4.
Prefixing:—Constat of the premises.
Same from same to Sir John Clarck and Sir Timothy Tirrell, and four others, detailed, regarders of the forest of Shotover and Stowood, to call before them such of the commoners as claim common in right of their lands lying within the said forest, and to treat with them by allowing them in lieu thereof such of the King's waste lying in the said forest as shall be thought meet, so as all the residue of the said waste, together with all the coppice woods, may be inclosed and improved for His Majesty's just profit, and that then the said commoners and their lands may be discharged of the forest laws by letters patent:all in view of the King's intention to restore his game of deer and the exercise of forest lands in the said forest.Ibid, p. 191.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay to Joseph Battailhe, of London, merchant, 3,150l. 0s. 0d. per an. from Feb. 2 last, he being appointed by letters patent of the 19th instant to be Clerk and Paymaster of the bills of imposts upon wines, with the abovesaid annuity, same being for the allowance formerly made for the yearly expenses and provisions of the Lords of the Privy Council and divers other noblemen and gentlemen of the realm, by freeing and discharging them of the impost of French and Rhenish wines, or otherwise recompensing them for the same, the yearly proportion allowed by His late Majesty having been for 1,500 tun, which at 42s. per tun, amounts to the abovesaid 3,150l. 0s. 0d.Ibid XIV. p. 27.
Royal letters patents to Treasurer Southampton limiting the payments to be made to persons on warrants dormant, in respect of sufferings or services done for the King, or the late King, to 100l. per person, and 5,000l. in the whole: same being upon a representation from said Treasurer that by royal command in view of such services performed as above by several persons more money issued upon the warrant dormant than formerly was used in the time of said Treasurer's predecessors "which may be of ill consequence hereafter."Ibid, p. 32.
Letters patent for 8,000l. to Thomas Corderoy ("Corde Roy") for secret service without accompt.Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to William Bell of a small piece of land enclosed by a wall in King Street, Westminster.Ibid, VI. pp 118–9.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's constat of the premises.
Same from same to Sir Joseph Seymour, Auditor of the counties in question, for a particular of the office of collector of the rents and revenues of the rectories and other spiritual possessions due to His Majesty in the counties of Hereford, Salop, Lancaster, Cumberland, and Westmorland: all on the petition of Thomas Corbett for said office.Ibid, p. 119.
The like for same of the office of collector of rectories and other spirtual possessions [of the Crown] in the counties of Northampton, Warwick, Leicester, Stafford and Worcester: on the petition of William Chislett, petitioner for said office.Ibid.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Frances Arundell, of Longwood, co. Southampton, for a grant of the warren of Longwood, as granted to her from the late Bishop of Winchester.Ibid, p. 120.
Jan. 31Treasurer Southampton's subscription of allowance of a warrant, prefixed, from [the Surveyor General of Lands] to Richard Greene, woodward of the county of Wilts, to prevent any felling of timber in Clarendon Park, co. Wilts, which, together with the timber, has been granted by the King to the Duke of Albemarle.Early Entry Book II. pp. 210–11.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John Coryton of the coppices called Wareham Wood and Greencomb Wood, co. Cornwall, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid, pp. 211–2.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Treasurer Southampton to the Surveyor General of Lands forwarding the royal warrant concerning Southcot farm, lately forfeited to the King by Edmund Ludlow's treason, for no grant of forfeited lands to pass until a return of the commission for valuing same. Nevertheless Mr. Seymour to have the custody of said farm for His Majesty's service and as some countenance to his pretence.Ibid, p. 184.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Sir Charles Berkley of the coppice known as Kenilworth ("Killingworth"). Woods. co. Warwick, and of the coppice called Stoneleigh Coppice, ibid.Ibid, pp. 185–6.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on the petition of Edward Trussell, the King's mercer, for a grant of Longwood warren, co. Southampton.Ibid, p. 187.
Prefixing:—Entry of reference of said petition dated 1660. Dec. 7, and report thereon from the Surveyor General of Lands dated 1660–1, Jan. 31.
Warrant from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Dr. William Lincolne of a messuage in Yaddlethorpe, in the parish of Bottesford, co. Lincoln.Ibid, pp. 188–9.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises.
Money warrant, dormant, for 1,000l. per an. to Charlotte Countess Dowager of Derby as by the letters patent of the 8th instant granting her a pension to that amount.Ibid, XIV. p. 8.
Same for 500l. per an. to Edward Stanley, brother to the Earl of Derby, as by same of same date.Ibid.
Same for 4.000l. to Thomas Corde Roy (Coderoy), gent., part of the 8,000l. ordered to him without accompt by letters patent of the 28th instant.Ibid, p. 29.
Same for 100l. to Sir Theophilus Gilby for services to the King.Ibid, p. 30.
Same for 10l. to each of the Auditors [? of Imprests] for half-year to Sept. 29 last, and dormant warrant for same in future.Ibid, p. 31.
Same for 12,000l. to Edward Earl of Sandwich, Master of the Great Wardrobe, imprest for the preparations for the CoronationIbid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the officers of the Receipt concerned, to levy a tally for the discharge of the Baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir John Bower, of Knypersley, co. Stafford, knt.Ibid.
Jan. 31Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the officers of the Receipt concerned, to discharge the Baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Fagg, of Wiston, co. Sussex.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 33.
Money warrant for 50l. to Arise Evans for good service done to the King.Ibid, p. 32.
Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for a bill to pass the Great Seal to constitute John Birch sole Auditor of the Excise and New Impost for life, with the fee of 500l. per an. for himself, and 200l. per an. for three clerks.Ibid. XI. p. 8.
Money warrant for 10l. to the Earl of Berkshire for a half year's creation money to Sept. 29 last: and warrant dormant for same in future.Ibid, VI. p. 120.
Same dormant for 150l. per an. to John Sawyer for his place as His Majesty's chief cook in ordinary.Ibid, p. 121.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Sir Joseph Seymour, the Auditor concerned, for a particular of the office of collector of certain rents of the late priory of Wroxhall, and several other collections co. Warwick, as formerly granted to one John Tallente, gent.Ibid, p. 126.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay to the Earl of Berkshire 6l. 13s. 4d. for half year to Sept. 29, on his creation money to the dignity of Viscount Andover; and to continue same in future.Ibid, VIII. p. 163.
Same from same to same to permit Peter Caulier and Jacob Gosselin (Goselyn), of London, merchants, to return [bring back to England] a parcel of Turkey silk bought by them in April last of several Turkey merchants in London, which they shipped for France, expecting a better market there than at the time there was in London; but the said markets abroad not answering their expectation.Ibid, p. 164.