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'Entry Book: May 1661', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 240-249. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80031 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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May 1661

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
May 1Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for the insertion of certain clauses in the grant now drawing up, to Sir Nicholas Crispe and Sir John Shaw for the farm of part of the duties on coals transported into foreign parts: the said clauses relating to deceits practised by masters of ships in the matter of the measure of the coals, and in the matter of the bonds for coast shipment.Early Entry Book VIII. p. 244.
Money warrant for 50l. to Capt. Thomas Mason as royal bounty for his many wounds in his late Majesty's cause.Ibid, XIV. p. 125.
[?]Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to obey an order of the King dated April 6 last and subscribed by Secretary Nicholas to discharge from all customs dues four and a half whole suits of coarse hangings, consisting of 920 ells, and brought from Holland by Monsieur Francis von Copenolle, and delivered for His Majesty's use at Whitehall.Ibid, VIII. p. 245.
Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to the Mayor, &c., of Dartmouth of the office of water bailiff there for the lives of John Neile and John Page.Ibid, VI. p. 222.
May 2Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners, &c., to discharge a seizure of silks imported by Charles Knight, of London, merchant, and seized on their passage from Dover to London.Ibid, VIII. pp. 245–6.
Money warrant for 20l. to Nicholas Lambe as royal bounty for services and sufferings.Ibid XIV. p. 122.
Royal warrant, &c., for a bill, &c., for 5,743l. to Sir Francis Godolphin in full of his entertainment 1640. Lady Day to 1646, Lady Day as Captain of the Scilly Isles, &c., for arrears for himself, officers and soldiers.Ibid, pp. 123–4.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Edmond Anderson, of Broughton, co. Lincoln.Ibid, p. 124.
May 3Treasure Southampton to the Surveyor General of Lands for a valuation of Seys Court, distinguishing it as it concerns Sir Richard Brown and his son, Mr. Evelin.Ibid, VI. p. 209.
Money warrant for 20l. to Col. James Powell as royal bounty for his service and sufferings.Ibid, XIV. p. 130.
Same for 461l. 4s. 10d. and 266l. 3s. 0d. to the Lieutenant of the Tower for 1661. Lady Day quarter's bill for diet, keeping of prisoners, &c., and same for fees, wages, &c., to the Gentleman Porter, Yeoman waiters, &c.Ibid, pp. 124. 125.
Same for 50l. to Elianor Grollier, widow, for her husband's services in transporting ammunition for the late King from Rotterdam.Ibid, p. 125
Same for 600l. to the Treasurer or Receiver General of the Queen Mother, viz., 450l. due Sept. 29 last on 900l per an., and 150l. due same time on 300l. per an., sums agreed upon on her relinquishment of the Greenwax as by letters patent of Dec. 20 last.Ibid, p. 126.
Same (dormant) for 10s. a day to Col. Richard Norton as Captain of the town, isle and castle of Portsmouth: as by letters patent of August 29 last.Ibid, pp. 126–7.
May 3Money warrant for 100l. to Mrs. Dorothy Byron, relict of Major General Gilbert Byron, for relief of her and her five orphan children.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 127.
May 4Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Auditor Kinnesman for a particular of the office of bailiff and collector of several small rents in the Deanery of the Forest of Dean, Cirencester, Stonehouse, Winchcombe, Campden, and Stow, and divers towns in co. Gloucester, parcel of the late monastry of Kingswood.Ibid, VI. p. 206.
Same from same to Sir Joseph Seymour and Auditor Gwynn for same of the like office of divers small dispersed rents belonging to the several dissolved monastries and priories of Cockersand, Romsgrove, in co. Lancs. [? Bromborough. co. Cheshire]; Wigmore, in co. Salop [Hereford], and priories of Birkenhead, &c., in co. Chester: all on the petition of James Lancashire.Ibid.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John Mason of a messuage, &c., belonging to Christopher Worthwale of Worthwale, co. Cornwall, outlawed at the suit of said Mason.Ibid, p. 207.
Money warrant for 50l. to Mrs. Sarah Rawson, relict of Thomas Rawson, groom of the Privy Bakehouse ("Backhouse") to the late King.Ibid, XIV. p. 145.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Robert Hyldyard of Patrington, co. York.Ibid, p. 127.
Money warrant for 40l. to Lady Rivers, relict of Sir William Rives, late one of the judges in the King's Bench, Ireland: as royal bounty in respect of her necessities.Ibid, p. 128.
Same for 20l. to Nicholas Earl of Scarsdale, for one year's creation money to Lady Day last: and dormant warrant for same in future.Ibid.
Same for 20l. to Richard Dowler, anchorsmith, for services to His Majesty's ships.Ibid, p. 129.
Same for 40l. to James Burrell, son of Andrew Burrell, late spurriour, stirrupmaker, and bitmaker to the late King, for provisions furnished the late King, &c.Ibid.
Same for 450l. to Sir George Benyon, lent at Oxford to serve the pressing occasions of the late King.Ibid, p. 130.
Same (dormant) for 12d. a day fee and wages, and 1l. 6s. 8d. per an. for a livery coat to Henry Norris, joiner, appointed joiner of the Privy Chamber by letters patent of Oct. 2 last.Ibid.
[?]Money warrant for 5,000l. to Viscount Mansfield towards providing robes for the King against the Coronation.Ibid, p. 127.
Constitutions by Treasurer Southampton to Stephen Thacker as doorkeeper to the Excise Commissioners with the salary of 40l. per an.: to Humphrey Reyne as housekeeper, porter to the gate and for cleansing the house where the said Commissioners sit with the like salary: to William Stone as porter to carry letters within the head office of Excise with the salary of 30l. per an.: to John Collins, gent, as accomptant to receive the said Commissioners' accompts, and to account with them, with the salary of 100l. per an.: to Joseph Mortimer as assistant to said Collins with the salary of 80l. per an.: to John Ball as Cashier General to said Commissioners to receive the moneys which shall be paid on Excise within the head office, with the salary of 220l. per an.: to Thomas Rudiard as Teller to the said Commissioners, with the salary of 80l. per an.: to John Wright as assistant to said Rudiard, with the salary of 60l. per an.: to Mathew Davies as accomptant for beer and ale in the head office with the salary of 100l. per an.: to Thomas Sturt as accomptant in relation to strong waters and other liquors, with the salary of 80l. per an.: to Robert Hebb, John Chandler, Gabriell Elmes, and Francis Meade as the four messengers to said Commissioners with the salary of 60l. each per an.: to Henry Bonner as officer to look after the security of Sub-Commissioners and officers, and to supervise the officers, with the salary of 100l. per an.: to John Wale as surveyor, waiter and gauger of foreign liquors within the head office, with the salary of 40l. per an.: to Thomas Guywood as a clerk to keep a check upon the accomptants' and gauger's returns, with the salary of 80l. per an.: to Edmond Turnor, Esq., for the place of collecting the duty of Excise or New Impost on spirits and other foreign liquors, with the salary of 100l. per an.: to Samuell Jeffryes as transcribing clerk in relation to the Excise, with the salary of 60l. per an.: to John Hawkins, gent., as one of the accomptants for beer and ale in relation to the Excise, with the salary of 100l per an.: to John Dugdale as accomptant General in the head office of Excise, London.Ibid, XI. pp. 33–4.
May 6Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Thomas Curson, of Waterperry, co. Oxford.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 129.
May 7Royal warrant to the Lord Treasurer and all officers of the Exchequer concerned to allow and accept the affidavit ut infra, as a discounting within the intention of the letters patent of April 4 last, by which the King authorised the payment to Sir Henry de Vic of 40s. a day for his allowance and entertainment as Resident at Brussels and Flanders, to date from 1648–9, Jan. 31 (the said de Vic discounting for what he hath already received as part of the said allowance), with further provision for his extraordinaries.Ibid, VI. pp. 212–3.
Appending:—Said affidavit, viz.: that he had received not more than 1,800l. upon his ordinary and extraordinary as Resident as above.
May 8Money warrant for 20l. to Ann Garr, relict of Peter Garr, for services and sufferings, her husband having left a great charge of children.Ibid, XIV. p. 131.
Same (dormant) for 20l. per an. to John Wilson, appointed by letters patent of 1636, May 28, as one of His Majesty's music in ordinary.Ibid.
Treasurer Southampton's allowance of Newarke Beckwith to be joined with John Upton as Sub-Commissioner for Excise for co. Derby, loco Francis Boules resigned.Ibid, XI. p. 38.
Prefixing:—The Excise Commissioners' presentment of same.
Money warrant for 300l. to Sir John Clobery for half year to Lady Day last on his pension, and dormant warrant for same in future: also letters patent for the grant of said pension dated 1660, August 3.Ibid, XIV. pp. 131, 132.
May 9Money warrant for 100l. to Mrs. Jones as royal bounty, her husband having been transported to the Plantations in the late usurpation where he died.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 132.
Same for 2,000l. to Thomas Chiffinch for the Privy Purse-Ibid.
Same for 50l. to William James as royal bounty for service in the late war and to relieve his necessities, now very pressing.Ibid, p. 133.
Same for 100l. to John Tailor, of York city, merchant, for sufferings and for supplying the late King's army in the North with several provisions for match, bullets, &c.Ibid.
May 10Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for a tally to be struck on the Customs for the 1,300l. ordered to the Master of the Great Wardrobe, April 30 last (ut supra, p. 239).Ibid, XIV. p. 122.
Order in the form of a circular or letter (of which 11 were delivered to Sir Tho. Clarges) requiring the recipients not to pay to the garrison of _, except on receipt of the muster rolls from time to time to be delivered by the Commissary General of the Musters.Ibid, VIII. p. 247.
May 13Constitution by Treasurer Southampton to Quarles Brown, gent., to be a waiter, London port, loco Walter Taylor, upon surrender.Ibid, p. 201.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l., due from Hugh Speke, of Hazelbury, co. Wilts.Ibid, XIV. p. 133
Money warrant for 20l. to John Wogans as royal bounty for service and sufferings.Ibid.
Same (corrected see supra, p. 237, under date April 19) for 500l. to Sir Henry de Vic upon the allowance of 40s. a day as Resident at Brussels, as by letters patent of April 4 last, directing payment to him as such from 1648–9, January 30, of which ordinary he has received only 1,800l.Ibid, p. 134.
Same for 286l. 6s. 5d. for Clement Kynnersly, Yeoman of His (Majesty's) Wardrobe of Beds, for furniture of chairs, stools, candlesticks, &c., for the House of Peers.Ibid, p. 135.
Same for 13l. 6s. 8d. to Viscount Conway for one year's creation money to Lady Day last, and warrant dormant for same in future.Ibid.
Same for 25l. to Mrs. Mary Wardour for Lady Day quarter last, on her pension as by letters patent of 1637–8, Feb. 7, and dormant warrant for same in future.Ibid, p. 136.
Same for 328l. to Richard Goddard for the repair of 12 lodges in New Forest, detailed, and of the bridges there.Ibid, p. 137.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for tallies to be struck on the Customs for the 1,400l. ordered to Dennis Gauden by the Treasurer's warrant of April 11 last (supra, p. 236).Ibid, p. 110.
May 14Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pass with all respect the baggage of Monsieur le Conte D'Estrades, Ambassador in ordinary from the French King, laden on the ship "King Sollamon," lately arrived here.Ibid, VIII. p. 247.
Same from same to same to deliver to the Earl of Oxford, Earl of Bedford, Earl of Sunderland, and Lord Gerard, four coaches lately arrived from Paris.Ibid, p 248.
May 14Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities of Sir John Shaw as Surveyor of the Navigation Act.Early Entry Book VIII. pp. 249–50.
Same from same to Andrew Curry, Comptroller of His Majesty's Stannaries, and to Joseph Chitty, John Hawes or any other concerned, to deliver forthwith to Christopher Bellott and Samuel Enys (farmers of the duty of Coinage of tin), all and every the great Stannary stamps, that so the tin may be coined according to the custom of the Stannaries.Ibid, p. 251.
Same from same to the Sub-Commissioners of Excise for Devon and Cornwall to deliver to the abovesaid Bellott and Enys all and every the stamps heretofore used by the said Sub-Commissioners for stamping of tin.Ibid, p. 252.
Same from same to the Stewards of the Tin Courts in Cornwall and Devon to duly administer oaths to the several blowers and owners of blowing houses, as heretofore used by the custom of the Stannaries.Ibid.
Money warrant for 8,400l. to Sir Maurice Berkley for seven weeks' allowance for the garrison of Dunkirk to the 13th instant.Ibid, XIV. p. 135.
May 15Same for 1,000l. to John Jeffes, Master of the Tents and Toils, in part of 2 262l. directed by letters patent of April 18 last for providing 22 tents for the accommodation of the servants of the King's house.Ibid, p. 136.
Same for 500l. to George Duke, Secretary to the Council of Trade, as by the letters patent of March 7 last providing for 1,000l. per an. [for incidents].Ibid, pp. 136–7.
Same for 30l. to Margaret Holloway, widow, for her late husband's services.Ibid, p. 137.
Same for six months to Xmas last to Henry Wroughton on his fee of 20 marks per an. and allowance of 10s. per diem as harbinger to the King.Ibid, p. 138.
Same for 30l. per an. to John Warner, appointed by letters patent of Feb. 13 last master of His Majesty's Barges, together with Newell Warner, now master of same.Ibid.
Licence in the form of a warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to pass the goods of James, Archbishop of Dublin from Chester or Liverpool to Dublin.Ibid, VIII. pp. 248–9.
Prefixing:—A list of said goods for which said licence is desired by said Archbishop.
May 20Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir George Cooke, of Wheatley, co. York, whose patent is dated the 10th inst.Ibid, XIV. p. 139.
Same from same for same of same due from George Marwood, of Little Busby, in the Cleveland, co. York.Ibid.
Money warrant for 250l. to the Earl of Rochester for six months to Sept. 29 last on his pension.Ibid.
[?]Warrant from Treasurer Southampton [to the Customs Commissioners]. "Whereas by the Book of Rates for His Majesties duties and Customes, cattell of the Scotch breed are exempt from paying any duty; neverthelesse it is alleadged that the same is now demaunded, which I suppose is occasioned by those Irish cattell that are landed in Scotland, and through that kingdom brought into this, on which a duty by the said Book of Rates is imposed: I doe hereby direct and order that the cattell of the Scotch breed bee according to the Booke of Rates excepted from payments of any duty, and that great care bee held that the Irish cattell (which as I understand are very distinguishable the one from the other) doe pay their duty."Ibid, VIII. p. 256
May 21Warrant from Treasurer Southampton [to the Customs Commissioners] to suffer Kildare, Lord Digby, to transport for Ireland, custom free, six mares for his own use.Early Entry Book VIII. p. 255.
May 22Same from same for a tally to be levied for defalcation to be made of 800l. to Henry Bishop out of His Majesty's rent of the Post Office, upon the quarter's rent due March 25 last, according to the indenture of Sept. 1 last: same to be as consideration for the [franked] letters of the Commissioners of the Army, the Commissioners of Ireland, the Secretaries of Ireland, &c.Ibid, XIV. p. 139.
Money warrant for 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy in part of the 135,000l., as by letters patent of March 12 last, for 6,000 men for such ships as are to be set forth for a summer guard this summer.Ibid, p. 140.
Same for 13l. 6s. 8d. to Viscount Fauconberg for his creation money as Viscount, and to continue said payment for the future.Ibid.
Same for 20l. to Henry Thomas for six months to Lady Day last on his pension.Ibid, p. 141.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for a Privy Seal for 500l. to Lord Brereton as royal bounty, (Money warrant hereon June 19.)Ibid, pp. 141, 160.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fees of 1,095l. each, due from Thomas Sclater, of Cambridge town, and John Cropley, of Clerkenwell, co. Midd.Ibid, p. 140.
Fiat by Treasurer Southampton for letters patent to constitute William Hayman searcher of Bridgwater port.Ibid, VIII. p. 254.
Treasurer Southampton to [the Customs Commissioners] concerning the complaint of the Swedish Ambassador arising out of the Navigation Act.Ibid, IX. p. 3.
Copy of the order of reference to the Lord Treasurer and Chancellor of the Exchequer, made by the Privy Council at Whitehall, of the report of the Council of Trade touching the settling of composition ports, together with the returns of the ancient farmers of the Customs touching the composition trade formerly settled at the Port of Dover.Ibid, pp. 9–10, 10–12.
Followed by:—Entry of certain resolutions made at the Council of Trade, Mercers' Hall, London, 1660–1, March 14, in pursuance of the 9th article of their instructions, viz.: for the consideration by them of all matters relating to navigation and trade and the increase thereof.
(1) Resolved that the granting the following convoys will tend greatly to the security and increase of the shipping and navigation of this kingdom.
From the Hope to Muscovy. One fifth-rate to be ready Jan. 25, and not to stay at Archangel after Sept. 15, and be employed the rest of the year as there shall be occasion. "This convoy is not for continuance but till the trade be resettled."
May 22From the Hope for Norway. To take the benefit of the East Sea or Muscovy convoy, ut supra et infra.
From the Hope for the the Baltic or East Sea. One fifth-rate thrice in the year, viz., about March 15, June 15, Sept. 15, and convenient time to be given them for their return. This convoy, out and home, to sweep along Yarmouth Road.
From the Hope for Hamburg. One fifth-rate twice in the year, viz., March 10 and Sept. 10, to go up the Elbe near the town and attend 20 days if occasion be.
From the Hope for Holland, Texel and Briel. Two fifth-rates to be constantly going to and fro. The convoy for Briel to serve the occasion for Zealand.
From the Hope for Rouen. One sixth-rate to be constantly going and coming.
From the Hope for Bordeaux. One-fifth rate at each vintage, viz., Sept. 14 and Feb. 1.
From the Hope for Biscay. One fifth-rate twice in the year, viz., Spring and Autumn, to attend each return 30 days if occasion.
From the Hope for the Canaries. One fifth-rate to go out about the middle of September.
From the Hope for Newcastle. One sixth-rate all along the North Sea Coast of England, and once in two months as high as the Firth of Edinburgh, and to be still going and coming.
For Yarmouth Roads. One sixth-rate to be constant going and coming to and from Holland.
For Hull. One sixth-rate to be disposed of to the best advantage of the over sea-trade of that port.
For Newcastle. One sixth-rate, the like.
For [the] herrings [Fishery]. One sixth-rate through the months June-Oct., to be ready in Yarmouth Road the 1st of June.
For North Sea, Iceland and Westmound [West-main or New South Wales in the later Hudson Bay Territory]. One fifth-rate to be ready in Yarmouth Road the 5th of Feb.
For Greenland. One sixth-rate, the 20th April from Yarmouth Roads.
For Newfoundland. Two fifth-rates, the one from the Isle of Wight, to sweep the West on that side; the other from Bristol, Minehead, Bridgwater and Barnstaple: both to be ready in March to convoy back from Newfoundland the fishing ships to their respective markets in the best manner that may be, and so for England, and to have instructions to inspect the strangers fishing in those parts, and to collect His Majesty's dues from them.
For the Downs. One sixth-rate to be employed to and again on the Western Coast of England, as far as Cornwall.
For Exeter, Dartmouth and Plymouth. One sixth-rate to be employed for the best advantage over seas of those ports.
For Lynn, Weymouth, &c. One sixth-rate, the like.
For Bristol, Chester and Liverpool. One sixth-rate, the like.
"And that no shipp of convoy outwards or homewards doe take in any wares or merchandize or doe demand any reward for convoy in anywise whatsoever upon paine of incurring your Majesties high displeasure and the forfeiture of their places."
(2) Resolved that the establishing of one or more ports or places for the composition trade, under the following restrictions, limitations and regulations, will be for the advancement of your Majesty's revenue, and of the trade and shipping of this kingdom. [Said paper of restrictions, &c., being, however, missing.]
May 22Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Lady Amelie Stanley, Countess of Athole, for the manor of Stoke under Hamdon. Cannot consent to such grant to her or anybody else. "And suitably I have withstood former directions [of reference] of your Majesty for the Lord Windsor, Lord Gorges, and Colonel Wheeler, who all three had distinct pretences: and this because this manor hath no demesnes. It consists only of coppyhold tenants, and such dependancies your Majesty hath resolutely and deliberately determined to keepe in your hands; which I shall never be able to doe in any one case, if it bee broken in another."Early Entry Book VI. P.214.
Same to same from same on the petition of the Countess of Sunderland, for a grant of the King's fourth part reserved in all discoveries granted to Mr. Proger, of concealed waste grounds in several counties.Ibid.
Same to same from same on the petition of the Earl of Cleveland praying to have his title to the waste in the manor and parish of Stepney quieted, and that the Countesses of Peterborough and Anglesey and others be restrained from intermeddling under the powers of their commission for finding out all encroachments upon the King's waste: said Earl having formerly defended his rights in said waste of Stepney against the Crown when a like commission was granted to the first Earl of Carlisle.Ibid, pp. 215–6.
May 24Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners, officers and searchers, to take special care on behalf of the Company of merchants trading into Russia, that hereafter no cocquet or sufferance pass, or entry be taken for any goods or merchandise to or from Russia, except by such as shall bring warrant under the hand and seal of the Governor or Treasurer of said Company, and to cause stay of all other goods shipped off or landed without such warrant: all in accordance with the privilege granted to said Company by their charter, of the sole trade to those parts with prohibition to all others; and to the intent the said Company may the better support their Government, and raise moneys for the supply of their necessary charges.Ibid, IX. p. 1.
May 25Same from same to said Commissioners to permit Ann Dennis, wife of Major James Dennis, to transport for Ireland certain plate and linen, &c.Ibid.
May 27Same from same to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Charles Lloyd, of Garth, co. Montgomery.Ibid, XIV. p. 139.
May 28Money warrant for 328l. to Richard Goddard for repairs of the lodges in New Forest, viz.: Bramblewood, Iware, Ashley, Broome, Bolder, Whitly Ridge, Irons Hill, New Park, Kinesfeild, Butchers, Dennis, and Ashers, and of the bridges there.Ibid, p. 142.
Same for 10,000l. (by tallies to be struck on the growing Excise) to Sir George Carteret, in further part of 135,000l. for the Navy.Ibid.
May 28Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Mr. John Osborne for the use of the Queen of Bohemia several parcels of wine, beer and other goods, detailed, lately arrived out of Holland.Early Entry Book VIII. p. 255.
Same from same to same to suffer Edward Viscount Conway to freely pass for Ireland, where his abode is, with his servants, household stuff and plate.Ibid, IX. p. 2.
Same to the bailiffs of Yarmouth to forthwith deliver into the possession of the Customs officers a house built some few years since near the sea at Yarmouth at the public charge and upon the King's waste, being at that time designed for and used as a court of guard, and now let by said bailiffs to one Watson; in regard it is a place where opportunity is taken to practise frauds upon the Customs, and if same is in the hands of said Customs officers it may help to prevent such frauds.Ibid.
Fiat by Treasurer Southampton for letters patent to constitute Edward Wogan and William Paulett Customers of Cardiff.Ibid, p. 4.
May 29Privy Seal for the issue of 8,333l. 6s. 8d., and 1,250l. to Charles Henry de Bellegarde, Marquess of Montbrun, being repayment of principal and interest on two debts of 3,333l. 6s. 8d. due from the King to said Marquess, and 5,000l. similarly due to the Duke of Vendôme.Ibid, XIV. p. 145.
May 30Re-signature, with amendments, of the warrant of April 10 last, supra, p. 235, for grant of the reversion of the office of Customer outwards of London port to Sir Nicholas Crispe et al.Ibid, VIII. p. 234.
Money warrant for 12d. a day to Richard Winwood as keeper of game in the manor and castle of Windsor from Xmas last.Ibid, XIV. pp. 142–3.
Same for 1,000l. to Prince Rupert (by tally upon the Excise) for one quarter's pension due June 24 next.Ibid, p. 143.
Same for 342l. 4s. 6¾d. to Humfry Weld, Governor of the garrison of Portland, for soldiers of said garrison 1660, Sept. 24 to 1660–1, March 23.Ibid.
Same for 50l. per an. to Dr. Tobias Whittacre as one of the King's Physicians in ordinary.Ibid, p. 144.
Same for 50l. to Martha Hatt, alias Arundell, for her sufferings and towards her transportation to Ireland.Ibid, p. 145.
Same for 100l. to Lodowick Carlisle for six months on the pension to him and Joan, his wife, to Lady Day last.Ibid, p. 146.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of cambrics consigned from Valencia to Ambrose Hempson, merchant, and seized at Dover for short entry.Ibid, IX. p. 4.
Same from same to same for same of six packs of Norwich stuffs shipped by John Wiggott, a poor mariner, and seized for short entry.Ibid, p. 5.
Same from same to same to suffer George Browne, His Majesty's gunfounder, to pass and ship, free of Custom or Excise, such iron guns as Sir William Compton, Master of the Ordnance, shall think fit: said Browne having represented to the King of how great consequence it will be to maintain a foundry for great guns and the great charge thereof, and that in regard His Majesty's stores are full and the merchants well supplied, the said foundry cannot possibly continue unless with such permission to transport guns not fit for His Majesty's service.Ibid.
May 30Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to re-deliver to John Carcade, a stranger, a bezoar stone which he did not enter at the Custom House at his coming, being a thing not of the nature of merchandizes but for private uses.Early Entry Book IX. p. 6.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal of cottages and tenements in New Malton, co. York, to Michael Moyser.Ibid, VI. p. 217.
May 31Warrants from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1.095l. each, due from Sir Henry North, of Mildenhall ("Milnhall"), co. Suffolk, and from Sir Thomas Cullum, of Hawstead, co. Suffolk.Ibid, XIV. p. 144.
Money warrant for 9,415l. 19s. 8d. to Stephen Fox for the pay of the new-raised Guards for one month from April 20 last.Ibid, p. 146.
Same for 200l. to Mr. Strowd as Secretary to the Council for Foreign Plantations [for incidents].Ibid, p. 148.
Same, dormant, for 14l. per an. to Lancelott Thornton as Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes to His Majesty.Ibid, p. 152.
Same for the wages or fee of 20s. a day and 16l. 2s. 6d. for a livery to Henry Bassano as one of the King's musicians, as by letters patent of 1626, Nov. 23.Ibid, p. 191.
Same for the like to same as the survivor of a grant made by the late King James, 1621–2, Jan. 10, of the like fee and livery to Jeronimo Bassano and Henry Bassano as His Majesty's musicians.Ibid, p. 192.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Thomas Zouch of the office of bailiff and collector of several rents, &c., of the late priories of Welloe, Stixwold, Thornholme, Goykewell, Semperingham, Bullington, Sixhills, Kyme, Barlings, &c., co. Lincoln (? and also of the like office for divers late chantries and monastries in co. Leicester).Ibid, VI. pp. 220–1.
Prefixing:—Particular of said two offices.