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'Entry Book: December 1663', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 559-567. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80086 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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December 1663

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Dec. 1Money warrant for 4,000l. to Sir Richard Fanshaw, Kt. and Bart, for his equipage as Ambassador to the Catholic King; and 1,000l. for three months' advance of ordinary; as by the Privy Seal of the 24th ult.Ibid, p. 389.
Dec. 3Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on the petition, prefixed, from William Armstrong, lieutenant of a troop of horse in Portugal; said petition representing that for the better support and encouragement of the English soldiers in the King of Portugal's service His [Britannic] Majesty was pleased to allow them a donation of 6,000l. out of the [dowry] moneys due to His Majesty there [in Portugal]; part of which sum being paid hath by the advice of the chief officers been invested in 135 chests of sugars and sent to England to be employed in clothes and other necessaries which cannot be so so well procured in that country, and therefore praying a defalcation of Customs on both said clothes and sugars. In reply hereto cannot recommend this suit as reasonable, the Customs being now in farm.Ibid, X. p. 238
[?]Same from same to same on the petition, prefixed, from Capt. John Strode. lieutenant of Dover Castle, for a grant of the King's moiety of a certain seizure to go towards his disbursements of 200l. for the necessary and expedient preservation of the said castle, viz. in building a stone platform for four pieces of cannon, repairing the main wall. making good the lead and houses in several places and other material repairs. In reply hereto advises that in such cases as this and as that of Capt. Allen, of Sandgate Castle, such seizures may be granted, notwithstanding that "your Majesty hath given a generall direccon that all forfeitures and seizures of forfeited goods and merchandizes. . . should be paid in into your Privy Purse.Ibid.
Dec. 3Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley to Thomas Cole, sheriff of Hants, concerning the complaints from the Excise Farmers for said county against John Howard, keeper of the common gaol at Winchester, who refuses to pay Excise on strong beer retailed, and to permit the Excise officers to enter his house, and also refuses to appear before the Sub-Commissioners of Excise upon summons. Request him to deal effectually with said Howard, otherwise a Sergeant will be sent to take him into custody.Early Entry Book XII. p. 62.
Dec. 5Constitution by Treasurer Southampton of Richard Gregory to be messenger to attend the Lord Treasurer, loco Thomas Greene, lately deceased.Ibid, X. p. 237.
Money warrant for 250l. to John Archer, late Sergeant at Law, now one of the Justices of Common Pleas, as by letters patent of the 4th ult.: for this last Michaelmas term and for the like salary termly in future.Ibid, IV. pp. 390–1.
The like for Sir Richard Rainsford as a Baron of the Exchequer: as by letters patent of the 16th ult.Ibid, p. 391.
Dec. 7Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be struck on Mr. Clutterbuck (receiver of the subsidies from the nobility) for the 10,000l. appropriated out of the four subsidies to the Privy Purse.Ibid.
The like for tallies for 546l. 12s. 4d. on the farm of the Customs in full of 2 046l. 12s. 4d. to the Earl of Warwick for the garrison of Landguard Fort to 1660–1, Jan. 9: as by the Privy Seal of 1661–2, Feb. 28.Ibid.
Money warrant, dormant, for 41l. 6s. 10d. per an. to Sir William Moreton (Morton), constituted one of the Sergeants at Law: as by letters patent of July 1 last.Ibid, p. 392.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to William Ellesdon for His Majesty's secret service: as by the Privy Seal of June 20 last.Ibid, p. 394.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for a tally of assignment on the Receiver of [Crown revenues] of cos. Northampton and Rutland for 200l. still unpaid to the Earl of Northampton for pulling down the walls of Coventry. (1663–4, March 3. "Let this tally bee struck on Mr. Green Receiver of Warwickshire and taken off Sir George Benyon.")Ibid.
Money warrant for the salary of 3s. a day and allowance of 2s. 6d. a day each to the 16 Sergeants at Arms attending the King's person, being for three quarters to Sept. 29 last: and dormant warrant for the salary of 3s. in future: viz to Sir Richard Bishop, Francis Langston, Roger Harsnett, George Charnock, John Topham, Richard Thorne. John Barcroft, James Beck, Samuell Trist, Jo. Middleton, Miles Bull, Edmund Williamson, Robert Gyde. Fitz Symonds, Benjamin Harrington, and Thomas Payne: they having represented in petition to the King that they constantly attend the Lords' House all the time of their sitting, receiving only the salary of 12d. a day. which has been settled above 400 years, and 15d. a day in lieu of diet, which was settled on them by the late King: and His Majesty having determined to grant the increased allowance as above by his letters patent of May [...] last.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
Dec. 7Money warrant for the sum due to Anthony Cogan on the rents from 1661, June 24, of his estate in the Great Garden in St. Martins in the Fields, heretofore in the occupation of Thomas Hoskins, and the pasture ground called the Mulberry Garden Field in the same parish, late in the occupation of John Davis: as by indenture of assignment of same from Cogan to the King of 1660–1, Feb. 2.Early Entry Book IV. pp. 396–7.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pursue the warrant of 1660, Oct. 17 prefixed in extenso. for the payment of 100l. per an. to Weymouth and Melcombe Regis towards the reparation of the port of Weymouth.Ibid, p. 397.
[?]Same from same to Richard Aldworth, [Exchequer Court] Auditor for co. York, and Thomas Bland, Receiver General [of Crown Revenues] in said county to allow and pay to Thomas Corbyn, Surveyor General of Woods beyond Trent, 200l. in recompense of his disbursements in a survey and valuation of the woods and trees in Sherwood Forest, co. Notts.Ibid, pp. 398–9.
Dec. 8Same from same to the Receipt for tallies to be struck in manner detailed for the 10,000l. warranted for the Treasurer of the Queen Consort.Ibid, pp. 392–3.
Same from same to same to issue 300l. to Thomas Ellyot, of His Majesty's Bedchamber, for provisions for the deer this winter in the New Park, least some inconvenience should befal the game this hard season. (Privy Seal hereon dated subsequently, viz.: Dec. 12, and money warrant hereon, 1663–4, Feb. 15).Ibid. pp. 393, 399; V. p. 47.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a Privy Seal for 2,000l. to Sir Edward Turner, Attorney General to the Duke of York: as royal bounty. (Money warrant hereon 1663–4, Jan. 9).Ibid, IV. p. 393; V. p. 27.
Same from same to same for a same for 700l. to Sir Clement Fisher as royal bounty.Ibid, IV. p. 393.
Money warrant for 20l. to Thomas Hall, one of the Attornies in the Exchequer, for engrossing the rolls of the assessments of the peers for the first two subsidies, and writing the several transcripts thereof and writing and despatching several letters to them in order to that service; and 6l. to Henry Northropp, one of the messengers of the Chamber, for taking into custody one John Woodman, in Hampshire.Ibid, p. 398.
Dec. 10Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to except from the operation of His Majesty's restraint of pensions the 400l. per an. payable to Lord Culpepper, ut supra, p. 445, under date 1662, Oct. 30, the same being of the nature of a contract.Ibid, p. 12.
Dec. 12Money warrant for 100l. to Mary Sanders, 30l. to Sir George Keer's lady, 20l. to widow Hobson, 30l. to widow Burrell, and 20l. to widow Pinkney: all as royal bounty.Ibid, pp. 399–400.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 30th ult.
Same for 50l. to Elizabeth Yates, relict of Francis Yates, as same.Ibid, p. 400.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 3rd inst.
Dec. 12Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies on the Customs Farmers for 1,535l. 16s. 0d. paid by them to Lord Belasyse, Governor of Hull, for two months' pay of six companies of the garrison of Hull, May 16 last to July 10 last, and for 1,358l. for three months' pay of four companies of said garrison, July 10 to Oct. 3 last; and for 655l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Jordan Crosland, Governor of Scarborough, for five months' pay of said garrison, May 16 last to Oct. 3 last.Early Entry Book IV. pp. 400–1.
Money warrant, dormant, for the annuity of 20l. per an. to Silius Titus, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, as Captain or Keeper of Deal Castle, co. Kent, as by letters patent of 1661, June 10.Ibid, p. 401.
Circular letter from Treasurer Southampton to the [Sheriffs or Justices of Peace] concerning the failure in making the returns demanded by both Houses as to the chimney money, and desiring them to quicken the constables in their duty herein, returning the names of all who are negligent herein that they may be sent for by messenger, "for I plainly perceive unlesse the owner or he that is to pay the duty be destreyned and the penalties levied upon the constables the service must fall to the ground."Ibid, p. 402.
Money warrant for the salary of 3s. a day and allowance of 2s. 6d. a day from 1662, Xmas to 1663, Sept. 29 to James Norfolke, Sergeant at Arms attending the House of Commons: and dormant warrant for the said salary of 3s. a day in future.Ibid, p. 404.
Same for 1,582l. 18s. 8d. to the Duke of York for two months' pay of the garrison of Portsmouth, August 8 last to Oct. 3.Ibid, V. pp. 1–2.
Dec. 14Same for 22,642l. 16s. 8d to Stephen Fox for the Guards from Oct. 3 last to Nov. 28: as by the late new establishment thereof in the Privy Seal of June 25 last.Ibid, p. 1.
Same for 1,500l. to same for secret service, as by the Privy Seal of Nov. 11 last.Ibid.
Dec. 15Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Barons of the Exchequer to swear Thomas Freeston to the office of Surveyor of Customs of London port, as by the letters patent of Feb. 14 last.Ibid, X. p. 239.
Money warrant for 191l. 19s. 9d. to Jervase Price to be distributed to the several persons to whom same is due for works and repairs in the Cockpit and lodges in St. James's Park from 1661, Dec. 1 to 1662, Nov. 30, according to the bill subscribed by Sir John Denham and two other of the officers of the works.Ibid, IV. pp. 402–3.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be levied on the Customs Farmers for 1,358l. 14s. 0d. for the garrison of Hull, and 393l. 8s. 0d. for the garrison of Scarborough, which will become due at Xmas next.Ibid, p. 403.
Same from same to same to pay 430l. to Thomas Langhorne on his warrant issued already for 947l. 12s. 0d. for ermines, &c., for the Coronation robes.Ibid p. 404.
Money warrant for three months' ordinary to Sir George Downing as Envoy Extraordinary, to the States General to November 1 last, and for another three months' same from that date.Ibid.
Dec. 16Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for a tally to be struck on the Customs Farmers for the 1,600l. remaining unpaid on the Earl of Carlisle's order, as by the Privy Seal of July 7 last.Early Entry Book V. p. 18.
Same from same to the Customs Farmers to permit the Earl of Teviot to ship for Tangier plate to the value of 1,300l.Ibid, X. p. 239.
Prefixing:—Certificate from said Earl that he brought said plate from France, carried it to Tangier, brought it back thence and now desires to again carry it back with him.
Same from same to same to pay to Francis Hodges (appointed to solicit and prosecute in the Exchequer all bonds entered for the additional duty in London and the outports) the allowance of 2s. per £ on the receipts from said office.Ibid, p. 240.
Same from same to the Excise to pay the 1663, Xmas quarter's salary bill of the officers of the Excise Office, London.Ibid, XII. pp. 68–9.
Prefixing:—Said bill in detail (total 975l. 2s. 6d.). With the Excise Commissioners' memorial of the 15th inst.
Money warrant for 100l. to Dame _ Skinsky, as royal bounty.Ibid, V. p. 2.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 3rd inst.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be struck for 2l. 17s. 6d. on Thomas Blagrave, receiver of the one month's assessment for Faringdon division, co. Berks, in 1659: and for 13l. 17s. 3d. on John Hesketh, receiver of the six months' assessment of several hundreds in co. Devon in 1659: same to be paid to Edward Gregory on the letters patent of 1661, April 20.Ibid, p. 4.
The like for tallies for 11l. 7s. 0d. on Edmond Stoakley, head collector of several wapentakes in co. Lincoln for taxes and assessments under the late usurpers for six months from 1647–8, Feb. 1, for the relief of the "Brittish" army in Ireland; for 33l. 10s. 11d. on Arthur Ayre, collector of the six months' assessment in several hundreds in co. Devon in 1659: all to be paid to Sir Thomas Ingram under the Privy Seal of 1661–2, Feb. 24.Ibid, pp. 4–5.
Dec 17Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be levied for such sums of money as shall be raised by the sale of such overplus lands remaining unsold in the forest of Roch and Selwood in co. Somerset and Wilts, as by Sir Sackville Crow shall be desired in the matter in difference between Charles Heydon and him, the said Crow accepting a grant of the said remaining lands in full discharge of a debt of 2,831l. due to him from the late King: as by the Privy Seal of 1662. Dec. 19.Ibid, pp. 5–6.
Money warrant for 100l. to Charles Greene without accompt, for good service and fidelity: as by the Privy Seal of March 29 last.Ibid, p. 6.
Dec. 18Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Francis Leake, of Newark, co. Notts.Ibid, IV. p. 405.
Same from same to the Auditor and to the Receiver of Crown revenues in cos. Kent, Sussex and Surrey to pay and allow to Capt. Nicholas Tettersall the annuity of 100l. from March 25 last: for his services in assisting the King's escape from Worcester: as by letters patent of the 14th inst.Ibid.
Dec. 18Money warrant for 100l. to Sir Thomas Prestwich as royal bounty.Early Entry Book V. p. 11.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 17th ult.
Dec. 19Same for 115l. and 1,000l. to the Duke of Albemarle, Master of the Horse, for horses for the King and Queen Consort.Ibid, p. 7.
Same for 20,000l. to—Stringer and John Fisher to be by them distributed to Sir Christopher, now Lord Hatton, Sir Thomas, now Viscount Fanshaw, and others, the persons to whom Clarendon Park, co. Wilts, was with other lands granted by the late King at Oxford as security for moneys lent: all in order that a proper surrender of their rights may be made that so the grant of said Park to the Duke of Albemarle may be perfected.Ibid, pp. 7–8.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor and to the Receiver of Crown revenues in co. Northumberland to pay and allow the fees and wages following to Algernon Earl of Northumberland and Josselyn Lord Percy, his son, for the custody and captainship of Tynemouth Castle in Northumberland, built by Henry VIIIth, viz., an annuity of 100 marks, 12d. a day for a master gunner, 6d. a day each for eight other gunners, and 6l. 13s. 4d. each [per an.] to eleven other ordinary servants: as by the letters patent of 1660–1. Jan. 19.Ibid, pp. 13–14
Money warrant for 9,833l. 6s. 8d. to Alderman Backwell, Alderman Francis Meynell and Robert Vyner, goldsmith, being for 40,000 Lübeck dollars, which they paid to the Russian Ambassador by the King's especial command.Ibid, p. 17.
Dec. 21Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Signet for a Privy Seal in the terms of a draft recited in full to permit the remain of 17,367l. 1s. 4d. to be diverted from the respective uses as in the letters patent and Privy Seals relating thereto detailed (viz., 1661, April 15, for 6,450l. to William Legg for the Ordnance; 1662, June 30, for 3,254l. 2s, 7d. and 5,430l. 16s. 1d. for powder, &c., for certain ships detailed for service in India and Jamaica; and 1662, August 29, for 4,643l. 12s. 9d. for furnishing other ships, detailed; on which sums amounting to 19,778l. 11s. 5d. there has been only expended 2,411l. 10s. 1d., leaving the abovesaid remain), and in lieu thereof to be applied towards a sum of 19,237l. 16s. 8d. due upon certain Privy Seals, detailed (viz., 1662, Dec. 31, to the Lieutenant of the Ordnance for 958l. 4s. 10d. for provision for Portsmouth garrison; 1663, March 31. for 652l. 13s. 0d. for emptions for Berwick garrison; 1663, April 27. for 4,483l. 7s. 0d. for fitting 15 ships, detailed, as part of last summer's guard; 1663, July 22, for 1,143l. 11s. 10d. for provisions for defence of Pendennis Castle; together with 12,000l. for one year's ordinary to the Ordnance): the balance still remaining thereon is to be stated upon and paid out of the estimate of 93,893l. 18s. 9½d. warranted by the Privy Seal of 1662, Nov. 20, for the supply of the storesIbid, pp. 8–10.
Treasurer Southampton to the Earl of Sandwich, signifying the King's pleasure to pay interest on the 10,000l. assigned to said Earl out of the four subsidies, that so he may borrow on same, and the order thus be made as useful as ready money.Ibid, p. 26
Dec. 22Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a Privy Seal for 500l. to John Cary, as royal bounty. (Money warrant hereon 1663–4, Jan. 13).Early Entry Book V. pp. 11, 29.
Money warrant for 50l. to Dame Ann Shirley, widow of Sir Thomas Shirley, as royal bounty.Ibid, pp. 11–12.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 14th inst.
Same for 100l. to Henry Thomas, as same.Ibid, p. 12.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 18th inst.
Same for 2,000l. to Thomas Ross, for His Majesty's secret service.Ibid.
Same for 500l. to Nathaniel Herbert. to be expended in the trial of several persons now in custody in the city of York: as by the Privy Seal of the 19th inst.Ibid, p. 14.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers. to pay into the Receipt 275l. every quarter for the salaries of the 11 Masters in Chancery (at 100l. per an. each), which the King directed to be duly paid out of the Customs.Ibid, p. 13.
Dec. 23Money warrant for 166l. 6s. 3d. to Robert Strong, brother and executor of Edward Strong, one of His Majesty's musicians, who died November 3 last: same being for arrears of wages.Ibid, p 14.
Same, dormant, for the wages or fee of 240l. per an. to Sir Godfrey Lloyd, for his office of chief engineer of all His Majesty's forts, castles, fortresses and fortifications in England and Wales: as by the letters patent of 1661–2, Jan. 17.Ibid, p. 15.
Same for 40l. per an. to Sir Edward Turnor (Attorney General to the Duke of York), being his fee as a King's Counsel: as by the letters patent of 1660, June 27.Ibid
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the King's Remembrancer, et al., of the Exchequer, for the enrollment of the Privy Seal of Nov. 30 last, pardoning and remitting to the King's servants as follow, all sums due from themon the four subsidies lately granted by Parliament: and to so accordingly acquit and discharge them, viz., Nicholas Lanier, Henry Bassano, John Mason, Thomas Mell, John Strong, Stephen Strong, Robert Strong, Edward Strong, Humfry Madge, William Howes, Thomas Blagrave, Philip Becket. John Singleton. Dr. William Child, John Gamble, Robert Blagrave, as His Majesty's musicians for the wind music:Ibid, pp. 16–17.
George Hudson. Mathew Lock, William Yockney, Ambrose Beland, William Sanders, Henry Gregory, John Atkinson, Henry Brockwell, John Rogers, Charles Evens, Lewis Evans alias Williams, James Farr, Paule Bridges, John Bannester, Henry Comer, William Young, William Clayton, Henry Smith, Richard Hudson, Symon Hopper, Theophilus Fitz, Isaack Stuggins, Richard Darney, Walter Yockney, as His Majesty's musicians for the violins:
Henry Cooke, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Charles Coleman, John Clemens, Thomas Lanier, John Harding, Edward Coleman, Alfonso Marsh, Gregory Thorndale, Anthony Roberts, Thomas Purcell, Angello Notary, William Gregory, Thomas Bates, Nathaniell Watkins, John Smith, Henry Hawes, Theoder Stepkins, John Jenkins, John Lilly, Christopher Gibbons, Giles Tomkins, His Majesty's musicians for the lutes and voices; and certain other servants detailed, His Majesty's drummers and fifes; and His Majesty's armorers; as also John Hingston, keeper of His Majesty's organs, Symon Stone His Majesty's picture maker, and Samuell Cooper His Majesty's lymner.
Dec. 24Money warrant, dormant, for 275l. quarterly to the 11 Masters in Chancery.Early Entry Book V. p. 17.
Money warrant for 10,000l. to William Ashburnham, Cofferer of the Household, for the expense of the Household: as by the Privy Seal of July 16 last.Ibid, p. 18.
Note of attestation by Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley of the declaration of the account of the Earl of Warwick as late Captain or Governor of the fort of Landguard Point.Ibid, p. 27.
Dec. 28Money warrant for 3,000l. to Edward Morgan to be employed for His Majesty's use in the Island of Jamaica: as by the Privy Seal of the 22nd inst.Ibid, p. 18.
Treasurer Southampton to Sir Thomas Gower to honour any note under the hands of the judges who were sent down into the North about the trial of the traitors: and to pay to Nathaniel Herbert what they shall require for the expenses of this commission beyond the 500l. already ordered: same to be allowed on said Gower's account either as late sheriff [for co. York] or as receiver of the Hearth Money.Ibid, p. 20.
Same to Sir [Roger] Langley, high sheriff of co. York. "In answer to your last I doe conceive your proposicon of defraying the charge of those many and poore persons which being engaged in this late plott is more unavoidable than reasonable, for a subsistance they must have and yet they were to find it for themselves if any way could be found to engage them: therefore my advice is they be reduc't to as few a number as yow can and that the allowance be made by youselfe and not your under officers who otherwise may be less carefull of the charge ..."Ibid.
Same to the Customs Farmers to have money in readiness for 1,000l. for three months' ordinary in advance for Sir Richard Fanshaw as Ambassador to Spain.Ibid, p. 21.
Warrant from same to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a Privy Seal for 2,000l. to Stephen Fox for secret service. (Money warrant hereon 1663–4, Feb. 3.)Ibid, pp. 21, 39.
Money warrant for 600l. to Sir Bernard Gascoigne for one year more on his pension, His Majesty having by his own order taken off the restraint of that pension.Ibid, p. 21.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for a tally to be struck on the Customs Farmers for 500l. odd, warranted for Lord Hatton for Guernsey garrison.Ibid, p. 23.
Same from same to same for tallies to be levied upon the Receiver General of His Majesty's [Crown Land] revenues for 18 groups of counties, detailed, for sums making in all 9,129l. 16s. 5d. all for the King's servants, musicians, huntsmen, sergeants at arms, &c., &c.Ibid, p. 19.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Sir John Shaw, to be by him issued and paid out for secret service according to His Majesty's particular direction: as by the Privy Seal of Sept. 7 last.Ibid, IV. p. 381.
Dec. 28Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to discharge a seizure of 7,600 Norway deals imported by Thomas Crosling in the "Fortune," of Husum ["Howsen"] and seized in Exeter port for short entry.Early Entry Book X. p. 241.
Prefixing:—Said Crosling's petition and report thereon by the Customs Farmers.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the case of Mr. Ward concerning the office of Customer of Sandwich, granted him in 1640, by the late King.Ibid, pp. 241–2.
Appending:—Mr. Ward's petition to the King and order of reference of date 1662–3, March 24, from the King to Treasurer Southampton.
Dec. 29Money warrant for 150l. to Sir Robert Townsend for secret service.Ibid, V. p. 22.
Appending:—Royal warrant for same of the 24th inst.
Dec. 30Same for 1,250l. to the Earl of Lauderdale on his pension as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber, to Sept. 29 last: by the King's command and notwithstanding the restraint of pensions.Ibid.
Dec. 31Warrant from Treasurer Southampton the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a Privy Seal for 1,000l. to William Wild as royal bounty. (Money warrant hereon 1663–4, Jan. 22).Ibid, pp. 23, 34.
Same from same appointing and authorising Robert Huntley to assist the Eastland Company in the powers granted to them by their charter; and by orders from the Privy Council for stopping and hindering the shipping and landing of the goods of unfreemen and other irregular traders if without the said Company's warrant: viz. as officer for the same in the ports of Newcastle, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Stockton and Whitby: all in accordance with the order of the King and Council of 1660–1 March 6.Ibid, X. p. 243.
The like warrants respectively to John Robinson for the ports of Ipswich, Colchester; and Maldon; to Richard Gleadon for the ports of Hull, Scarborough, Bridlington and Grimsby, and to John Lynstead for Yarmouth port.Ibid.