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April 1664


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'Entry Book: April 1664 ', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 593-597. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80101 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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April 1664

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
April 1Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Samuel Tuke, of Curson Temple, co. Essex.Ibid, p. 76.
Same from same to same for tallies to be struck on the Customs Farmers for 1,346l. 2s. 0d. for the pay of the four companies of the garrison of Hull for three months to March 18 last: and for 393l. 8s. 0d. for the like pay of the garrison of Scarborough.Ibid, p. 77.
The like for tallies for 1,000l. on the Excise of Cornwall: to be issued to Richard Arundell, Governor of Pendennis Castle for the monthly pay of said garrison.Ibid.
The like for tallies to be struck for the several fees of 10l. per an. and 22l. 13s. 4d. per an. to Harbottle Grimston, Master of the Rolls, for himself and clerks under him, payable out of the Hanaper in Chancery: which fees have been paid yearly unto him for three years ended Jan. 29 last, for which tallies should have been from time to time levied at the Receipt accordingly.Ibid, p. 78.
April 2Money warrant for 50l. to Sir Charles Graham as royal bounty.Ibid, p. 83.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 26th ult. for same.
Same for 100l. to Justiniana Stepney as sameIbid.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 22nd ult. for same.
Same for 100l. to Francis Terringham as sameIbid, p. 84.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 30th ult. for same.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to restore to Isaack de la Forge certain jewels, detailed, seized as having been imported uncustomed, whereas they have been in England long before the Restoration.Ibid, X. p. 257.
Prefixing:—Note of said de la Forge's petition and report thereon from the Customs Farmers.
April 4Treasurer Southampton to the Commissioners of Appeals in Excise to appoint some day for the examination of the business of John Symball, brewer, who has been ordered to be taken into custody "it appearing unto us by the witnesses hee tenders, to be a buisness fit to bee examined into with some care."Early Entry Book XII. p. 99.
Money warrant for 100l. to Grayden Carre for secret service without accompt.Ibid, V. p. 80.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 31st ult. for same.
Same for 200l. to Arthur Barclay, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, as royal bounty.Ibid, p. 81.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant for same of the 26th ult.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies on the Customs Farmers for 801l. 10s. 0d. to the Earl of Bath for three months' pay to the garrison of Plymouth, Dec. 25 last, to March 17.Ibid.
Money warrant for 100l. to James Darcy for six months to Xmas last for his office of Master of the Studs: and for 400l. for six months' allowance to Lady Day last on his contract for the provision of horses.Ibid, pp. 81–2.
Same for 10,000l. to Walter Montague, Almoner to the Queen Mother, for the use of the Princess Henrietta Maria Duchess of Orleans, as part of her portion and without account.Ibid, p. 82.
Same for 100l. to Elizabeth Countess of Nithsdale, as royal bounty.Ibid.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 31st ult. for same.
April 6Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor of the Receipt to forthwith supply Sir Edward Griffin with 200l. for the usual distribution of the Maundy money by the Lord Almoner.Ibid, p. 83.
Prefixing:—Certificate of the money usually received by the Lord Almoner for the Maundy.
Money warrant for 20l. to Arice EvansIbid, p. 85.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 22nd ult. for same.
Same for 50l. to Elizabeth Dodson, widow, as royal bountyIbid.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 30th ult. for same.
April 7Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers, praying them to send into the Receipt 300l. to-morrow morning, in part of 900l. ordered to Mr. Hingston's artificers who have been commanded by the King to erect a new organ in his chapel at Whitehall: "for unles the artificers have this part of his money His Majesty will faile of his organ in his chapel this approaching great feast."Ibid, p. 84.
Money warrant for 200l. to Gratian Perenant as royal bountyIbid.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 4th inst. for same.
Same for the amount due to the garrison of Berwick for two months' pay, Jan. 23 last to March 18.Ibid, p. 85.
Same for 200l. to John Crofts, Cupbearer to the late King James: as royal bounty.Ibid, p. 89.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 31st ult. for same.
April 7Money warrant for 200l. to Mrs. Jane West as royal bountyEarly Entry Book V. p. 89.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 25th ult. for same.
Same for 50l. to Joyce Laurier, widow of Andrea Laurier, as same.Ibid.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 6th inst for same.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies of assignment to be levied on the Customs for half a year on the annuities of 1,000 marks and 500l. to the Earl of Nottingham.Ibid, p. 90.
Same from same to the Receipt to pay the pensions of 500l. per an., payable to the Countess of Brentford, and 300l. per an. to Mistress Harding, and 40l. per an. to Widow Cary, notwithstanding the restraint on pensions.Ibid.
Same from same to Thomas Bland, Receiver General of Crown Revenues in co. York, to similarly continue the payment of the Countess of Portland's pension. "And whereas it is not unknown to you whilest His Maty. kept on this restraint [of the payment of pensions] he was pleased by virtue of a Privy Seal in that behalf to order her the payment of 500l., which Privy Seal passed in the name of Richard Sherborne and was received as part of her pension," the said 500l. is to be taken as for the half-year then due on said pension.Ibid.
Money warrant for 200l. to Clara Bolton as royal bountyIbid, p. 91.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 1st inst. for same.
Same for 120l. to John Naper as royal bountyIbid, p. 93.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 25th ult. for same.
Treasurer Southampton to the Justices of Peace of co. Southampton concerning the order made at the General Sessions of the Peace at Winchester, Jan. 12 last, on an appeal made by Thomas Justice, of Hartley Wintney, co. Southants, innkeeper, and two others, making null the order made against the said persons by the Sub-Commissioners of Excise for said County: same having been done without hearing the said Sub-Commissioners, who had not had notice of the appeal. This is against the law, and said Justice takes advantage of it to send copies of said order to all parts of the county to encourage others. Therefore desires them to re-consider said order and to consult with the Acts of Parliament herein; "and then wee doubt not but you will doe His Majesty and his revenue right by causing that order to be vacated."Ibid, XII. pp. 104–5.
April 7 and May 6Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Signet for a Privy Seal for 13,363l. 12s. 11d. for interest money to Alderman Backwell and Sir John Shaw for moneys lent by them as in Auditor John Phelip's account of the 18th ult., viz., 8,171l. 7s. 3d. for moneys lent by Backwell, and 825l. for ditto lent by Sir John Shaw, and 4,367l. 5s. 8d. for ditto lent jointly by Backwell and Shaw.Ibid, V. pp. 86–7, 103–4.
April 7Money warrant for 404l. 8s. 0d. to said Backwell, being interest on the 30,000l. advanced for the service of Ireland.Ibid, pp. 87–8.
Prefixing:—Auditor Bartholomew Beale's certificate of said interest, with the dates of repayment of the principal (said dates extending from 1663, Dec. 2 to 1663–4, Feb. 15.)
April 9Money warrant for 100l. to Col. Guy Molesworth as royal bounty for many acceptable services.Early Entry Book V. p. 91.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant of the 8th inst. for same.
April 14 and May 6Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Signet for a Privy Seal for the payment to Sir John Shaw and Edward Backwell of 4,126l. 15s. 0d. in full payment of the allowance of 40s. per cent. on 206,339l. 17s. 2d. by them paid from 1661, July 29, to 1662, November 19, for the services of Dunkirk garrison, and 3.100l. in full payment of that sum paid by them to Sir Maurice Berkley.Ibid, pp. 92–3, 102–3.
April 15Money warrant for 15,000l. in further part of 30,000l. to the Queen Consort, as by the Privy Seal of Jan. 30 last.Ibid, p. 94.
April 16Same, dormant, for the annuity or pension of 300l. to Dame Mary Frazer, dresser to the Queen Consort: as by the letters patent of March 20 last.Ibid.
April 18Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to discharge a seizure of red coral beads received from the hands of a seaman from Flushing, by Lazarus, an Armenian, of Persia.Ibid, X. pp. 258–9.
Prefixing:—Note of said Lazarus's petition and report thereon by the Customs Farmers.
Money warrant for 300l. to Joseph Williamson, Esq., on his fee of 160l. per an. as Keeper and Register of the Paper Office: as by letters patent of 1660, Dec. 30.Ibid, V. p. 94.
Same for 7,000l. to John Ashburnham for his conveying to the Crown the capital message in Chiswick, late in the occupation of John Lord Pawlett, deceased, with other items, detailed.Ibid, p. 95.
April 21Note of attestation by Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley of the declaration of the accompt (entered in abstract) of Sir Francis Godolphin, Governor of the garrison in the Scilly Isles, for 37 months' pay of two Companies of Foot, lately disbanded, and 31 months' pay for one company undisbanded: to 1663, April 17.Ibid, p. 96.
April 22Money warrant for 29l. to Andrew Laurence for allowances for 174 days to March 25 last for his office as Guide and Surveyor of the Ways.Ibid.
Appending:—The Earl of Manchester's certificate of said Laurence's employment as above.
Same for 20,000l. to William Ashburnham, Cofferer of the Household, in part of 50,000l., as by the Privy Seal of the 30th ult. for the expenses of the Household.Ibid, p. 97.
Same for 1,582l. 18s. 8d. and 791l. 9s. 4d. to the Duke of York for two and one month's pay of the garrison of Portsmouth, August 8–Oct. 30 last.Ibid.
April 23Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor of the Receipt to continue payment of the pension of 500l. per an. to George Kirke, notwithstanding the warrant of Sept. 25 last for suspending the payment of pensions.Ibid, p. 109.
April 26Same from same to the Customs Farmers to pay 19l. 10s. 0d. to Richard Gregory, one of the Messengers of the Chamber in ordinary, for attending the Customs, 1663, Nov. 29 to 1664, March 25.Ibid, pp. 107–8.
Preceded by:—Treasurer Southampton's subscription of allowance of the like allowance to same for the like service in attending the Lord Treasurer for the like period.
April 29Money warrant for 330l. to Francis Roper, being for the expense and charge of his journey to Sanci on His Majesty's particular affairs.Early Entry Book V. p. 97.
Same for 2,000l. to Sir Henry de Vic in further part of his allowance as Resident at Brussels from 1648–9, Jan. 30.Ibid, p. 98.
April 30Letter of direction prescribing the funds out of which the following payments are to be made, viz.; 1,000l. to Sir Job Charlton, 500l. to Mr. Prynn as Keeper of the Records, 300l. to Sir William Morice, son to Secretary Morice, 597l. 6s. 8d. to Sir Charles Cotterell, Master and Assistant of the Ceremonies, 200l. to Sir Francis Vincent on his pension, 60l. to Lord Darcy on his fee as Steward of Richmond, 50l. to Dr. Quatermain on his fee as Physician to the King, 120l. to Mr. Napper. 200l. to Mrs. West, 100l. to Countess of Nithsdale, 500l. to Lord Crofts, 250l. to Countess of Brentford, 200l. to John Crofts, 180l. to Baron Spelman, 150l. to Sir Thomas Beverley, one of the Masters of Requests; 60l. to Col. Carr for reparations of Landguard Point, 150l. to Sir Thomas Byron's widow, 60l. to Mrs. Gambe, 50l. to Mr. Knight the chirurgeon, 400l. to the four clerks of the Council, 100l. to Col. Mouldsworth, 80l. to Col. Thomas Daniel, 500l. to Mr. Ellyot, Master of the Harriers, 350l. to Sir Heneage Finch. Solicitor General, for so much disbursed to the Earl of Winchilsea for redemption of captives.Ibid, pp. 99–100.
Money warrant for 299l. 2s. 1½d. to Sir Robert Harley in satisfaction of a sum of 318l. directed to be paid to him for his arrears of pay as Col. of a regiment of foot, &c., 1661, Dec. 9 to 1662. Oct. 23: the said sum of 292l. 2s. 1½d. being certain fines which are to be paid into the Exchequer by certain tenants in the Richmond fee and Marquess fee, parcel of the Barony of Kendal.Ibid, pp. 101–2.
Same for 10,000l., in further part of the yearly allowance of 20,000l., to the Earl of Sandwich, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for the annual expense of the Wardrobe: same to be accounted for the half-year's advance ending Sept. 29 next.Ibid, p. 105.
Same, dormant, for 300l. per an. to Sir William Morice, Bart., to be paid as formerly, notwithstanding the warrant for suspending the payment of pensions: this particular payment being not of the nature of a pension but of a contract.Ibid, p. 108.
Money warrant for 2,500l. to Laurence Hide, Esq., for half a year to Lady Day last for his office of Gentleman and Master of the Robes, as by the letters patent of 1662, Aug. 21.Ibid, p. 113.
Same for 6,500l. to Sir William Walter, Kt. and Bart., in full discharge of so much money by him lent on account of the late King at Oxford: as by the Privy Seal of March 14 last.Ibid, pp. 121–2.
April—Same for 1,125l. to the Executors of Lady Eleanor, relict of John Lord Byron, due on her pension of 500l. per an.: as by the sign manual of March 17 last.Ibid, p. 124.