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'Entry Book: February 1668', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 2: 1667-1668 (1905), pp. 523-531. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80251 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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February 1668

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Feb. 3Sir G. Downing to Mr. Rogers, Receiver of Hearth money for Surrey: making an appointment.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 39.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General for a grant of the office of Register of seizures to William Culliford, loco Thomas Sankey, lately deceased.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 91.
Warrant for assignments for 1,200l. to Robert Child and William Bowles, Master of Tents and Toils.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 210.
Same for 239l. 16s. 0d. to Rear Admiral Kempthorne for sums due to him as Captain of the "Royal Charles" and Captain of the old "James."Ibid, p. 211.
Feb. 4Money warrant for 350l. to the Master of the Mint for Joseph and Philip Rottiers, chief gravers.Ibid, pp. 208–9.
Same for 200l. to Lady Frances Portland, widow of Jerome, late Earl of Portland, on their annuity of 1,000l. for the surrender of the office of Governor of Munster.Ibid, p. 211.
Sir G. Downing to [the Attorney General] to stay proceedings against Henry Leicester, late Sub-Commissioner for Excise, co. Somerset.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 41.
Feb. 6Same to Sir R. Long concerning Sir William Bowles's tallies on Sir John Prettyman; Sir Thomas Player's privy seal for 15,000l. and the draft letter from the Treasury to the Commissioners of Accounts.Ibid, p. 43.
Treasury warrant to the Auditors of the revenue to deliver to Deputy Auditor Chislet any rolls he may require of the Hearth money duty for the purpose of stating the Farmers' accompt thereof for the first half-year's rent of their farm ended 1666, Sept. 29.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVI. p. 71.
Declaration of account of Sarah, executrix of John Estcourte, late Receiver of Royal and Additional Aid of Wilts for 1¼ years to 1666, Lady Day.Ibid, XXXIV. p. 76.
Feb. 6Treasury warrant to Sergeant Fr. Stevens to arrest Sir Tho. Hampson on the order of the Exchequer Court of Jan. 23 last on a commission of rebellion.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 28.
Feb. 7Money warrant for 500l. to James Darcey as Master of the Studs and for the provision of horses.Ibid, XVII. p. 212.
Sign manual for a privy seal for 5,000l. to Viscount Hinchinbroke for the Earl of Sandwich, Ambassador Extraordinary to Spain. (Privy seal Feb. 20.)Ibid, XV. pp. 61, 119.
[?Feb. 7]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to Francis Cobb of a messuage, &c., in Bolton, co. Yorks, part of the possessions of Ambrose Pudsey, outlaw.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 72.
Feb. 8Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders as follows:—5,831l. 1s. 8d. to Isaac Meynell for interest; 455l. for Thomas Thynn, Envoy to Sweden; 1,119l. 1s. 4d. to the Earl of Bath for Plymouth garrison; 750l. to Earl of Bath for the Duke of York's children; 17,339l. 16s. 0d. to George Cocke for hemp; 1,000l. to the Earl of Anglesey for the Navy; 350l. to Henry Slingsby for the gravers of the Mint.Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 108–9.
Feb. 10Money warrant for 82l. 13s. 8d. to Sir John Maynard, a sergeant at law, on his fee of 41l. 6s. 10d. per an.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 213.
Sign manual for 300l. to Isaack le Gouse, King's jeweller, for a diamond ring presented to Monsieur Savitt Loranz. (Warrant thereon Feb. 18.)Ibid, XV. p. 93; XVII. p. 225.
The Treasury Lords to the Attorney General to revive the prosecution of the ship "St. Nicholas" in consequence of the action of Tho. Papillion, merchant.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 94.
Same to the King's officers of the Customs to examine Sir John Wolstenholme and Sir John Shaw's account of the goods in the King's storehouse, and afterwards entered, from 1662–4.Ibid.
Sir G. Downing to the Excise Commissioners for their report concerning Richard Aldworth's legacy to Christchurch Hospital in London.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 46.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Sir Joseph Seymour to enrol a lease of a parcel of land called Saltelheyes to John Webster, same having by mistake been wrongfully enrolled with the Auditor of the Duchy of Lancaster.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 72–3.
Same to Richard Gregory to arrest Richard Cumberbach, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Chester.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 73.
Same to the Receipt to make out such certificates and accounts for the Commissioners of Accounts as shall be conformable to their request sending them copies of all the imprest certificates that have been made since 1664. Sept. I, for all accomptants and accompts relating to the service of the late wars.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 29.
The Treasury Lords to Viscount Fanshaw, the King's Remembrancer, to receive from Auditor Beale all such books, accompts, and writings, as are in his custody relating to the moneys heretofore collected in England for relief of the distressed Protestants in Piedmont.Ibid.
Feb. 10The Treasury Lords to Auditor Bartholomew Beale to deliver to Viscount Fanshaw the above books. &c., on the information of Col. Edw. Grey, who is now prosecuting the discovery of a considerable part of the Piedmont money as witheld from its intended use.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 29.
Same to the Commissioners for taking Accounts of the late war, &c., in reply to the latter's letter of Jan. 21 last, on which my Lords have consulted with Sir Robert Long, Sir Philip Warwick and Mr. Sherwyn. The information desired can be given for the Additional Aid, the Poll and the Eleven months' tax, because in the Acts for these there is a particular way and method prescribed for keeping the money thereof upon a distinct accompt. But for the Royal Aid the same satisfaction cannot possibly be given because that was a supply given to the King in regard of his great expenses and preparations and made payable into the Exchequer in general together with His Majesty's revenue. and being there according to the ancient and usual course of the Exchequer was part of His Majesty's treasure and was not distinguished in the issues from other money, the course of the Exchequer being to distinguish money in the receipt but not in the issue; which is always "out of the treasure," that is to say out of all the money that is in the Exchequer of what nature soever. But particular account can be given of how much of the Royal Aid has been paid in or assigned to the Treasurer of the Navy, to the office of Ordnance and to all other accomptants. Long, Warwick and Sherwyn believe that there has been issued in all out of His Majesty's treasure near as much as has been received of the said Royal Aids: of which a particular accompt shall be furnished to the Commissioners. Very little of the Prize money has been paid into the Exchequer or accounted for there; the constitution of the Commissioners for Prizes having appointed another way for issuing and accompting in which the Lord Treasurer had no inspection. A particular accompt shall be given of what has been paid or accompted in the Exchequer on this head. "The Three months' tax at 70,000l. was levyable by the Act by Lords Lieutenants and their deputies and issuable by His Majesty's warrant under his signet and we have not heard that the late Lord Treasurer did intermeddle in it, neither have we [the present Treasury Lords] since we were commanded to serve in the Commission. The Farmers of the Customs have not yet passed the accompt of their farm, in which the war and plague give us reason to expect great defalcations, but when the charge of imprests since the 1st Sept., 1664. upon the Treasurer of the Navy and Lieutenant of the Ordnance shall be transmitted to you from the records of the Exchequer (which we intend shall be speedily done) whatsoever has been assigned to them on the Customs will be comprehended, though possibly not distinguished from the rest of His Majesty's treasure, the course of the Exchequer not distinguishing always the money in its issue."Ibid, pp. 30–1.
Feb. 11Sir G. Downing to Sir C. Harbord and Sir R. Long concerning Lord Hawley's fees as steward of several manors in the Duchy of Cornwall.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 46.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to prosecute Mr. Butts and all others concerned.Ibid, p. 48.
Feb. 12The Treasury Lords to the Attorney General to continue the nolli prosequi in the case of Mr. Thomas Papillion, merchant.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 99.
Feb. 12Warrant for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Swynburn, of Capheaton, co. Northumberland, and Stephen Anderson, junr.. of Eyeworth, co. Beds.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII pp. 213, 214.
Money warrant for 60l. and 20l. to the Earl of Bridgewater on his creation money.Ibid, pp. 213, 214.
Same for 50l. to the Earl of Craven on sameIbid, p. 214.
Same for 116l. 15s. 8d. to the churchwardens, &c., of St. Magnus, near London Bridge, on their perpetuity.Ibid, p. 215.
Same for 1,170l. to the Earl of Carlisle for disbursements in several Embassies.Ibid, pp. 215–6.
Same for 8,756l. 12s. 0d. to Sir Ste. Fox for certain garrisons, detailed: 33,623l. 15s. 0d. for four months for the Guards, Jan. 18 to May 9 last: and 8,028l. 10s. 8d. for certain other garrisons, detailed.Ibid, pp. 216, 216–7, 217–8.
Warrant to the Customs Farmers to pay old tallies for 6,181l. 17s. 4d. due to Sir Ste. Fox for the garrisons.Ibid, p. 218.
Money warrant for the fee of 20l. due to Silius Titus as Capt. or Keeper of Deal Castle.Ibid, pp. 219–20.
Same for 500l. to Sir Robert Long and his clerks for services about the Additional Aid.Ibid, p. 220.
Royal warrant to the Master of the Jewels cancelling the annuity of 300l. to Sieur Vanderdouse out of the New Year's gifts. For the future the New Year's gifts to be paid to the Privy Purse.Ibid, XV. p. 62.
Sir G. Downing to the Attorney General concerning James Pyford's estate, as by certificate from co. Gloucester, brought by Major Barcroft.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 48.
Same to the Navy Commissioners concerning Mr. Warren's demands on the King.Ibid.
Same to Col. Birch to consider a draft of the Hearth money bill.Ibid, p. 49.
Feb. 13Same to Auditor Beale for the late Lord Willoughby's accountsIbid, p. 50.
Money warrant for the Judges salaries for last termTreasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 215.
Treasury warrant to Sir Stephen Fox to assign orders to the amount of 1,051l. 11s. 8d. to Henry Coventry on his extras as late Ambassador at Breda.Ibid, pp. 221–2.
The Treasury to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against James Vanhaesdonck.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 33.
Feb. 14Warrant for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Jacob Ashley, of Hill Morton, co. Warwick, and Sir John Hales, of Coventry, co. Warwick.Ibid, XVII. p. 219.
Money warrant for 600l. each to Sir John Cloberry and Sir Ralph Knight in part of 1,200l. due on their annuities of 600l. each.Ibid, p. 221.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long for a draft of the reference to the Attorney General about the Navy certificates.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 51.
Feb. 14Sir G. Downing to Sir John Bancks, Sir William Thompson, Alderman Backwell and Isaac Meynell concerning their loans to Sir Denys Gawden on the credit of the late Poll bill.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 51.
Feb. 15Royal warrant for 6,000l. to Sir Ste. Fox for secret service. (Treasury warrant, March 9.)Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. p. 75; XVII. p. 245.
Privy seal for 2,000l. to Sir Thomas Harvey as royal bountyIbid, XV. p. 68.
Same for 4,000l. to the Duke of Monmouth as same. (Warrant hereon, Feb. 21.)Ibid p. 68; XVII. p. 172.
Feb. 17Money warrant for 795l. 7s. 10d. to Capt. Silius Titus, a Groom of the Bedchamber, for so much due from the King.Ibid, XVII. pp. 232–3.
Same for 2,000l. to Hugh May for the WorksIbid, p. 225.
Warrant to the Receipt to use 2,000l. lent by Backwell and 500l. lent by Peter Lely in paying the gratuity of 4 per cent. [to procurers of loans].Ibid, p. 224.
Same to the Treasurer of the Chamber for 100l. to Thomas Stevens, farrier of the King's hunting horses.Ibid, p. 226.
Royal warrant for 1,000l. to Edward Progers, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, for his discovery of means of improving the farm of unwrought wood, &c.Ibid. XV. p. 75.
Feb. 18Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities of James Lancashire, as Receiver General of Crown revenues for cos. Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancaster.Ibid. XXXVII. pp. 73–4.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to John Thorpe and Elizabeth his wife of several messuages in Runswick ("Runswell"), co. Yorks, part of the possessions of Thomas Crompton, outlaw: and to Katherine Ennis, widow, of Trevor Cocliant, co. Denbigh, part of the lands of Robert and Edw. Lloyd. outlaws.Ibid, p. 74.
Feb. 18Money warrant for 1,500l. to the Cofferer, for the Household.Ibid, XVII. p. 223.
Warrant to the Receipt for the payment of certain tallies, detailed, payable to Mrs. Bell, for in all 1,100l.Ibid.
Money warrant for 250l. to the Duke of Albemarle for the provision of horses.Ibid, p. 224; XXXV. p. 109.
The Treasury to Sir R. Long, directing him in his weekly certificates to distinguish every sort of money remaining in the Exchequer; the unsatisfied warrants on the Customs, Excise, or Hearth money: and at the end of every month what warrants on the Customs are unpaid.Ibid, XVII. pp. 224–5.
Warrant to the Treasurer of the Chamber for 200l. for Maundy money.Ibid, p. 26.
Warrant for a privy seal for 467l. a month to Sir Dennis Gauden [for the Victualling ordinary]. (Privy seal, Feb. 28. Treasury warrant, March 31.)Ibid. XV. pp. 66, 86 XVII. p. 262.
Treasury warrant to Francis Stevens to release from custody Edward Knipe, he having paid in his balance of 72l. 17s. 2d. and 698l. 16s. 9d. of the Aids.Ibid, XXXIV. p. 76.
Feb. 19Money warrant for 717l. 19s. 0½d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber: remaining unpaid of an order of April 17 last for 6,000l.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 226.
Treasury warrant to Sir Ste. Fox to assign 2,000l. to Alderman Backwell and 500l. to Mr. Lely (the latter cancelled by warrant of 1668, July 6).Ibid, p. 227.
Same to the Commissioners for the office of Master of the Ordnance to direct Col. Legg to pay to Sir John Robinson 3,144l. 19s. 5d. for wages, &c., &c., for the Tower.Ibid, pp. 228–9.
Warrant for a privy seal for 500l. a year to James Darcey for furnishing five choice horses for the King's stables: this to be in place of the letters patent of 1661, June 4.Ibid, XV. pp. 56–7.
Privy seal for 1,166l. 3s. 10d. to Sir Robert Viner and Edward Backwell for cost of coinage in 1665–6.Ibid, p. 89.
Declaration of account of Thomas Tomlinson, Receiver of Hearth money for North and East Ridings of co. Yorks for 1½ years to 1665, Sept. 29.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 74.
Feb. 19
Royal sign manual for the order for 110,000l. in the name of Sir Thomas Player to be registered on the Firehearth money, and to be paid thereout in its due course. The said 110,000l. represents and is intended to repay a second 100,000l. lent by the City of London and 10,000l. remaining unpaid to the City of 50,000l. formerly lent by it: and there remaining unpaid of the whole aforesaid 110,000l. the sum of 73,173l. 1s. 2d. together with 19,000l. which will be due for interest thereon. [The method prescribed in this present sign manual being rendered necessary by the fact that the privy seal of 1667. Dec. 18, for the registering on Hearth money, had annulled the provisions of the letters patent of 1664, Nov. 24, which authorised the collectors of the Hearth money to pay their moneys to Sir Thomas Player at the Chamber of London until the said 110,000l. should be repaid with interest.] "And in regard that there is yet noe accompt by any matter of record either in the Receipt of the Exchequer or elsewhere how much is really paid or unpaid of the said sum of 110,000l. we do therefore declare that we direct the said order to be registered by way of estimate only of what may be done and do require you [the Treasury Lords] that no more be paid upon the same although registered than shall appear to be due for principal and interest when the [account of] same is stated and perfected. For the doing [paying] whereof we will in due time give such further order as shall be necessary."Ibid, XV. pp. 69–70.
Feb. 20Privy seal for 15,734l. to Sir Denis Gauden for victualling, detailed.Ibid, pp. 275–6.
Money warrant for 100l. to Sir Alexr. Frazier. the King's principal physician.Ibid, XVII. p. 227.
The Treasury Lords to John Moore at Snowshill, co. Gloucester, concerning the trial as to certain lands in his possession, escheated to the King on the death of James Pyford.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 32.
Same to Joseph Sherborne and Richard Elton concerning sameIbid.
Same to John Twisden. Dr. in Phisic, Francis Pargiter, of London. merchant and John Sams farmers of His Majesty's alum works, to permit payment (out of their farm rent) of the annuity of 400l. granted by the King to Sir John Bennett upon valuable consideration: notwithstanding the previous Treasury order of Aug. 6 last, prohibiting such payments out of said farm.Ibid, p. 33.
Feb. 21Money warrant for 10l. to Ludowick Bray on his annuityTreasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. pp. 229–30.
Warrant to the Auditors of Imprests to take the accounts of Sir George Carteret as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household and late Treasurer of the Navy: allowing therein 60,722l. 10s. 1d. for interest and charges of money borrowed by him.Ibid, p. 230.
Same to the Receipt to observe that the privy seal of Dec. 31 last for 60,722l. 10s. 1d. to Carteret as above be vacated.Ibid.
Same to same to register the order of the 19th inst. for 110,000l. to Sir Thomas Player out of Hearth money in satisfaction of the 2nd 100,000l. lent by the city: said registration to be by way of estimate in order that it may appear by record how much thereof is really paid.Ibid, p. 233.
Warrant for a privy seal for 1,000l. a year for diet and 2,000l. a year for incidents for the Commissioners of Accounts. (Privy seal, Feb. 29.)Ibid, XV. pp. 66–7; 99–100.
Privy seal for 55,300l. to Sir Dennis Gauden as imprest for victualling.Ibid, p. 74.
Royal warrant for 28,000l. to Sir Dennis Gauden as imprest for sea victuals for 5,000 men for six months.Ibid, p. 223.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to deliver up the bonds of Thomas Tomlinson, Receiver of Hearth money for part of co. York.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 74.
Feb. 22Sir G. Downing to the Clerk of the Patents for a copy of the late Lord Willoughby's patent for the Government of Barbados and for his raising certain impositions on sugar, &c., there.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 56.
Feb. 24Petition of William Gluvias, Deputy to Lewis Stukley. Comptroller of Plymouth, concerning a seizure of coral, &c., which was forced from him by one William Melhuish, of Penryn.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 100.
Referred:—to the Attorney General.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long concerning the certificate of Mr. Wormington, Deputy Auditor of Ireland.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 57.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities of Edward Deereing as Receiver General of Crown revenues, cos. Suffolk and Cambridge.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 75.
Money warrant for 2,000l. to Sir Thomas Harvey as royal bountyIbid, XVII. p. 231
Same for 480l. to Philip Lanyon, workmaster for the building and repairing of forts: on his salary of 120l. per an.Ibid.
Warrant to the Receipt for a tally for the 1,845l. 12s. 9d. paid into the Chamber of London to Sir Thomas Player by John Keyte, late Receiver of Hearth money, co. Worcester.Ibid, p. 232.
Same to same for the issue of 500l. to Mr. Edward Arden towards carrying on the work of the Commissioners of Accounts.Ibid, p. 232.
Feb. 24Warrant to the Receipt to change a tally of 1666–7, Feb. 5, for 100l. to Thomas Windham.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII p. 235.
Same to Sir William Waller, farmer of the Prizage and Butlerage, to pay to the Provost, &c., of Eton College 15l. for one year's allowance of three tuns of red Gascoine wines.Ibid, p. 236.
Privy seal for 150l. per an. to Col. Charles GiffordIbid, XV. p. 73.
[?]Same for 1,407l. 10s. to Sir Thomas Player for interest of the 15,000l. paid by the City to Sir R. Viner as part of 30,000l. for Ireland.Ibid, p. 72.
Feb. 26Warrant to Mr. May to make assignments. "Entered by mistake in Booke of Household, folio 11."Ibid, XVII. p. 233.
Feb. 27]
Sign manual for a privy seal for 50l. per an. to Nicholas Estoll for his service in discovering a dangerous conspiracy against our royal person and other treacherous designs of some turbulent wicked persons against some of our garrisons.Ibid, XV. p. 135.
Feb. 27Warrant for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from St. John Charnock [Chernocke]. of Hulcott, co. Beds.Ibid. XVII. p. 233.
Money warrant for 1,050l. to Marmaduke Darcy as royal bounty.Ibid, p. 234; XXXV. p. 110.
Same for 17,500l. to Mr. Pepys for Tangier for one quarter to the 4th inst.Ibid, XVII. p. 234.
Treasury warrant to Richard Gregory to release from custody Thomas Shewell, collector of Bristol port.Treasury Outletters Customs. I. p. 100.
Same to the Solicitor General for a bill to grant to William Booth and his son William the office of Customer of Ipswich: on the surrender of said William senior.Ibid, p. 101.
Sir G. Downing to Sir Thomas Player to know whether the Chimney Farmers have paid the 10,000l. to the city as directed: and for a certificate of any other tallies charged in the Chamber of London on the Hearth money over and above the city loans thereon.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 59.
Note of approval by the Treasury Lords of a royal warrant to exempt Theobald Earl of Carlingford from the liability to pay the quit rent charged by the new lease on the ancient estate of said Earl which was restored to him by a proviso in the first Act of Settlement of Ireland.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 75–6.
Declaration of accompt of Edward Keene, Receiver of Hearth money for Suffolk: and of John Ekin, same for co. Northampton, for 1½ years to 1665, Sept. 29.Ibid XXXVI. p. 75.
Feb. 28Sir G. Downing to Sir P. Warwyck concerning any promise made by the late Lord Treasurer to Capt. Brabant for an abatement on his Excise Farm.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 61.
Same to Sir G. Carteret for the papers about the reductions of the Irish establishment.Ibid.
Same to Sir Ste. Fox to pay the Earl of St. Albans 1,000l. per an. for his Jersey Government.Ibid, p. 62.
Money warrant for 125l. to Rowland LanghorneTreasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 241.
Feb. 28Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 20l. to Edward Fauconberge, one of the Under-Chamberlains of the Receipt: for 20l. to John Lowe, a same: for 200l. and 520l. for Edward Backwell for 4 per cent. reward on loans of 5,000l. and 26,000l.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 110.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the site of the manor of Nafferton, co. Yorks, and of the Lordship of Sheriff Hutton.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 81.
Money warrant for 350l. to Thomas Turner for half a year to Xmas last on his 700l. a year for secret service.Ibid, XVII. p. 235.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Sir Edmond Windham for a lease of a moiety of all concealments of lands, leases, rents and services: as a reward for his services in raising forces at his own cost; amounting to above 50,000l.Ibid, XXXVII. p 77.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to George Hill of the manor of Yardley, in Moseley, co. Worcester, part of the possessions of Rigi Grevis, outlaw: and to Thomas Robinson of divers lands in Eastham and Ilford, co. Essex, part of the possessions of William Bateman, outlaw.Ibid, p. 78.
Feb. 28Sir G. Downing to the Attorney General forwarding for report the petition of Lord Richardson for a grant of the King's interest in certain concealed lands in Kingswood forest.Ibid.
Feb. 29Privy seal for 1,660l. to Sir William Waller out of the rent of 500l. per an. payable by him on his farm of the prisage wines: said sum representing debts due to him from the late Earl of Norwich being paid by him [Waller] to Mainwaring and Bogan: same to be deducted out of the [arrears due on the] pension of 2,000l. per an. to said Earl.Ibid, XV. pp. 129–30.