Sessions, 1614
30 and 31 August

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1936

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'Sessions, 1614: 30 and 31 August', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 2: 1614-15 (1936), pp. 35-66. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82336 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Sessions of the Peace and Gaol Delivery, 30 and 31 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].

SESSIONS ROLL.

[Note:—Numbers 532/48, 51, 52, 151, 154, 157 and 193 are almost illegible, but the following names can be deciphered:— John Sly, Arthur Roper of Westminster, Thomas Hammond and James Jackson.]

Recognizances of:—

—, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Spatchurst of St. Bride's, embroiderer, for Penelope Senye of St. Clement Danes, spinster, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 533/1.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

19 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William — for John Woodale [Woodalle] of Westminster, gentleman [tailor], charged by William Sympson of London, tailor, to have stolen from him a ring with five diamonds in it.
Sess. Roll 533/2.
Sess. Reg. 2/99.
G.D.R. 2/28d.

4 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Androwes of East Smithfield, carpenter, for William Tracye of the same, yeoman, accused of felony by John Pole of London, basketmaker; and of the said John Pole to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 533/3, 3a.
G.D.R. 2/28.

19 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
George Wood of —, —, and — —, mealman, for Richard Sheppard of Stratford Bow, mealman, to answer John Steward for felony.
Sess. Roll 533/4.
Sess. Reg. 2/99.

28 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Lawrence Ingham of Cow Cross, upholsterer, Richard Hill, yeoman, and Richard Pierse, butcher, both of the same, for the said Lawrence and Judith his wife, to keep the peace towards Elizabeth Morgan of Turnmill Street, spinster; and of Roger Swettenham of Cow Cross, girdler, and Robert Davyes of Turnmill Street, cook, for the said Elizabeth to keep the peace towards the said Judith.
Sess. Roll 533/7, 189.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

10 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Jones of St. Sepulchre's, yeoman,—Peirson of the same, carpenter, and William Marriot of —, for the said Thomas to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/9.
G.D.R. 2/28.

27 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Walter Jackeson of —, —, Peter Dovey of St. Peter's, London, embroiderer, and Richard Davis of St. Bride's, —, for Henry Bennet of St. Peter's, embroiderer, being suspected by Thomas Styles of Stepney, yeoman, to have picked a purse and 8s. in money out of his pocket; and of the said Thomas to give evidence against the said Henry.
Sess. Roll 533/10.
Sess. Roll 535/4.
Sess. Reg. 2/99.
G.D.R. 2/28.

27 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Farroll of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, tailor, and Robert Smith of the same, tailor, for Alexander Cotes of St. Botolph's aforesaid, tailor, and Agnes his wife, to keep the peace towards Magdalen, wife of John Leonard of Shoreditch, drawer; and of the said John and Edmund Marrowe of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, —, for the said Magdalen to keep the peace towards the said Agnes.
Sess. Roll 533/11, 13.
Sess. Reg. 2/92.

21 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Philip Rosseter of —, —, and John Howard of St. James', Garlick Hill, coachmaker, for — — of St. Bride's, tailor, for misdemeaning himself in his drunkenness.
Sess. Roll 533/12.

23 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Paul S— of Whitechapel, gentleman, and Anthony Ashe of the same, draper, for Robert Cooper of the same, chandler, for buying freestones at a small rate which were feloniously taken from the stall of John Walton and Gilbert Arnold.
Sess. Roll 533/15.
Sess. Reg. 2/92.

25 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard — of —, yeoman, and John Allyn of the same, silkweaver, for Michael Browne of Hackney, miller, to keep the peace towards Elias Deane.
Sess. Roll 533/16.
Sess. Reg. 2/92.

3 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Nicholas Goddard of Enfield, brewer, for begetting a child on the body of Denise Stapleforde of the same.
Handed over further to abide the Justices' order.
Sess. Roll 533/19.
Sess. Reg. 2/92, 101.

30 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Mugg of Tottenham, gentleman, and William Sharp and John Wright of the same, labourers, mutual sureties, all to keep the peace towards Thomas Wheeler of the same, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 533/20, 21, 22.
Sess. Reg. 2/92.

25 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— — of —, Pinner, for Elizabeth Cley to prosecute Henry Rawlyn of Clerkenwell, weaver; and of Matthew Southgate of Artillery Lane, labourer, for the said Henry to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/23, 26.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.
G.D.R. 2/28.

22 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Benjamin Flinte of —, to prosecute Cunisbie Freeman of the Inner Temple, esquire, Hugh Jewell of Chiswell Street, gentleman, William Jones, —, Dennis Haye [Hayes], yeoman, and John Horner of Redcross Street, yeoman; and of — — of Whitecross Street, butcher, and George Rickman of Redcross Street, —, for the said Horner; and of John Blumston of Hoxton, yeoman, and Thomas Tedder of Chiswell Street, cook, for the said Jewell; and of the said Blumston, Thomas Greenwood of "Cumralde" [?Combrawleigh], co. Devon, gentleman, and John Fludd of the City of Worcester, gentleman, for the said Freeman, and for William Jewell of Chiswell Street, gentleman, and for Nicholas Glee of Coleridge, co. Devon, gentleman: all to appear.
The said Dennis delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/8, 24, 25, 147, 155, 161.
G.D.R. 2/25d, 28.

18 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— —, shoemaker, for Richard Shepperd alias Powell of Islington, yeoman, to be of good behaviour, for begetting Millicent Bromall with child at Littlecott in Wiltshire.
Handed over further in bail to Matthew Draycott and Thomas Browne of Islington, yeomen, to discharge the parish.
The said Richard and Millicent to be whipped by the constable of Islington.
Sess. Roll 533/27.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

27 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William How of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, innholder James Marshall of the same, yeoman, and — —, to give evidence against Richard Storie for stealing a mare of Richard Morgan.
The said Storie guilty, no goods, to be hanged. Respited to prison after judgment "for the Barmoodes".
Sess. Roll 533/30.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/27, 30, 33d.

23 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— — of —, —, to give evidence against James Blunt and Jane Dawkin [Dakyns].
The said James and Jane delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/34.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

29 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— — for John Egerton of Shoe Lane, yeoman, charged to be one of them that committed the disorder at St. James' Fair; and of Thomas Wilmot of St. Clement Danes, butcher, and John — of the same, scissorsmaker, for the said Thomas for making a riot with others in St. James' Fair; and of Peter Dowton of Old Street, joiner, and Richard Jones of Gray's Inn Lane, joiner, for Charles Bartholomew of High Holborn, joiner, charged to be an actor in the disorder at St. James' Fair.
Richard Clarke of Westminster, joiner, charged likewise.
The said Charles respited to the next because very ill.
Alice Thomas seeks the peace against the said John Egerton, and is handed in bail to Randall Roe of Roehampton, co. Surrey, gentleman, and William Hilliarde of Holborn, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 533/35, 56.
Sess. Roll 534/101.
Sess. Reg. 2/96, 97, 98, 102.

23 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Tymente of Kensington, baker, for his misbehaviour in proceeding in a new building in St. Martin's parish after he was forbidden.
William Idlatt of Kensington swore in court that the said Thomas was very ill, therefore he is respited to the next.
Sess. Roll 533/36.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

22 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas — and John Wilde of —, innholder, for Edward Jackman of Islington, labourer, and William Boulton of the same, yeoman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/37, 38.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

15 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— — of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, gentleman, and Peter Tegge of —, for Archibald Lumsden of St. Clement Danes, gentleman, to answer.
Sess. Roll 533/39.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

25 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Henry Trebler [Treabler] to prosecute Humphrey Harrison for stealing 24s. in money and other goods out of his house.
The said Humphrey guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Sess. Roll 533/41.
G.D.R. 2/26.

21 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Hambleton of Shadwell, —, and Richard Reinoldes of Ratcliffe, glover, to give evidence against Richard Bardoll for robbing them in the highway.
The said John is contented to give 6s. towards the relief of the said Bardoll, prisoner in Newgate.
The said Bardoll delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/43.
Sess. Reg. 2/99.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Kinge of Wells, co. Norfolk, yeoman, for himself and Robert Bullman, a neighbour of his, and for — Isacke, a currier, to give evidence against William Coules [Cowles] of Downham [Wells], co. Norfolk, butcher, concerning the taking away of two bullocks out of the grounds of the said John; and of — — of Highgate, for the said William to appear.
The said William handed over further in bail to Henry Graves and Richard Turner of Cow Cross, butchers, as appears in the book of the peace.
Sess. Roll 533/45, 46, 47.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.
G.D.R. 2/27d, 28, 28d.

29 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John — for Ralph Walton of the Savoy, yeoman, to answer Elizabeth Steevens [Stavers] of London, widow; and of John Blakey of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, chandler, and Thomas Burton of the same, gardener, for the said Blakey to answer the said Elizabeth.
Sess. Roll. 533/54, 55.
Sess. Reg. 2/98, 102, 123, 145.

26 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Stebrancke of Edmonton, husbandman, to answer William Fowler for battery and bloodshed.
To abide the order of the Justices.
Sess. Roll 533/57.
Sess. Reg. 2/99.

2 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Ralph Smyth of Roxeth, —, and — —, husbandman, for John Peacocke of the same, husbandman, to keep the peace towards Mark Tyler of the same, husbandman.
The said Mark handed over further in bail to John Osborne and Randall Smith of Harrow, yeomen.
Sess. Roll 533/58.
Sess. Reg. 2/98, 99, 102.

——— [A.D. 1614].
John Johnson and Margaret Barnaby to give evidence against Thomas Harrison of the Precincts of St. Katherine's-next-the-Tower of London, porter, for cozening the said John of a cloak by false tokens.
The said Thomas respited for bail, to appear at the next Gaol Delivery.
Sess. Roll 533/59.
G.D.R. 2/26, 27, 32.

19 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Magdalen Wells and Jane Fynch of London, spinsters, to give evidence against Richard Gibbon for cozenage.
Sess. Roll 533/60.

19 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Gilbert Steevens of —, tailor, to give evidence against Charles Leye [Lee], his late servant, for cozening him with false tokens.
The said Charles respited to prison at the will of the Court and paid a fine of £5.
Forasmuch as upon the prosecution of the said Gilbert against the said Charles it appeared that the said Charles had fraudulently obtained and gotten into his hands a jewel worth £20, being the goods of Sir Richard Hawkins, Knight, which was by him left in the custody of the said Gilbert, and also 24s. in money, which belonged to the said Gilbert, which said jewel and money came into the possession of Edward Jorden, headborough of Wapping; and forasmuch as the said Charles likewise fraudulently obtained a silver cup of his said master's, which cup came into the possession of Martin Cornelius, a broker, it is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Jorden and Cornelius restore the said jewel and money and cup to the said Gilbert Steevens.
Sess. Roll 533/61.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/26d, 27, 28d.

8 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— Smith of Limehouse, waterman, for Alice Shorting of the same, spinster, to keep the peace towards Joan, wife of Richard Govell of the same; and of Peter Tyler of the same, for Epham, wife of William Pessell of the same, yeoman, and for Susan, wife of Henry Halsteed of the same, yeoman, to keep the peace towards the said Joan.
Sess. Roll 533/64, 65.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.

26 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William Forde of Westminister, gentleman, to give evidence against Magdalen Sammoyes of Turnmill Street, spinster; and of Richard Hart of St. John Street, gunmaker, and Robert Davys of Turnmill Street, cook, for the said Magdalen to appear.
The said Magdalen handed over further in bail to Richard Hill and John Becket of Cow Cross, yeomen.
Sess. Roll 533/66, 66a.
Sess. Roll 536/167.
G.D.R. 2/28, 36.

23 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— Pinson of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, distiller, for Elizabeth Weaver of the same, spinster, to give evidence against Mary Darbey [Darbie].
The said Mary delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/67.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

17 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— Ashe of Shoreditch, beadle, to give evidence against John Willson.
The said John delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/68.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

17 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William — of Whitechapel, barber-surgeon, for — — of Stepney, spinster, to give evidence against Joan Robinson of Norton Folgate, spinster; and of — Rolfe of Grub Street, yeoman, and Christopher Hubbelth — of — for the said Joan to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/69, 196.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

16 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Willey of Halliwell Street, tailor, to give evidence against Elizabeth Hudson, John Baker of Shoreditch, chandler, and Sarah, wife of Gabriel Smith of the same, yeoman; and of Thomas Collyns of Goswell Street, tailor, and the said John Baker for the said Sarah to appear; and of Roland Nicholls of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, baker, and George Potter of the same, brewer, for the said John Baker to appear.
The said Elizabeth delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/70, 88, 88a.
G.D.R. 2/25d, 27d, 28.

14 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Chattfeild [Chatfield] of Charterhouse Lane, broker, for himself and for Elizabeth his wife and for Mary Gwyn of the same, all to give evidence against Edward Clarke for cutting the purse of the said Elizabeth.
The said Edward guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 533/73.
G.D.R. 2/26.

8 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Hill of St. John Street, yeoman, for himself and for John Coolyn his servant to give evidence against John Pierson for a burglary.
The said Pierson guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 533/74.
Sess. Roll. 533/111.
G.D.R. 2/27, 30.

5 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Joy — of Windsor, co. Berks, yeoman, to give evidence against John Tudor of St. John Street, yeoman, and against George Mann and others for stealing goods from Queenhithe.
The said Tudor is charged as an accessory after the fact.
The said George delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/75.
G.D.R. 2/27d, 37.

5 August 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Bradforde of Long Lane, victualler, and Bennet Jaye of the same, yeoman, to give evidence against Edmund Reynolds and George Pinder of Grub Street, saddlers, for a felony; and of Edward Fleming of All Hallows, London Wall, collier, and William Macham of Whitecross Street, tailor, for the said Edmund to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/76, 83.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

3 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Wiggington [Wiggenton] of St. Andrew's, Holborn, shoemaker, for himself and Andrew Snowe and Leonard Adgale his servants, all to give evidence against Elizabeth Wattson for burglary, with intent to rob the said Richard.
The said Elizabeth not guilty.
Sess. Roll 533/77.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

31 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Greene of Clerkenwell, blacksmith, Thomas — of — Cross, victualler, and Thomas Cale of the same, cooper, for the said John to give evidence against Nicholas Blaney of Clerkenwell [Long Lane], yeoman; and of John Bowlson, yeoman, and Henry Hyde, silkweaver, both of the same, for the said Nicholas to appear.
The said John Greene committed to put in good sureties for wrongfully charging the said Nicholas Blaney and George Caddaway with felony, they having taken him in carnal copulation at Coleman hedge with a whore.
Sess. Roll 533/78, 171.
Sess. Reg. 2/99, 133.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Arnold of Chancery Lane, yeoman, to give evidence against Thomas Sherfeild of the same, yeoman, for taking a gold ring from off the hand of Elizabeth Arnold; and of William Hall and Adam Harrcott of Chancery Lane, shoemakers, for the said Thomas to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/79, 86.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Elizabeth Tailor of Clerkenwell, widow, to give evidence against Dorothy Sturman for stealing a coverlet and blanket from the said Elizabeth.
The said Dorothy guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Sess. Roll 533/80.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

10 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Gregory Norton of Shoreditch, yeoman, John Coocke of Bishopsgate Street, cordwainer, and John Crosbye of Shoreditch, cordwainer, for the said Gregory to appear.
The cause appears in his examination.
Sess. Roll 533/82.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

1 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Francis Cumyns of Field Lane, clothworker, and Thomas Blackman of the same, tailor, for Alice Cumyns of the same, spinster, to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/84.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

30 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John — of Clerkenwell, cordwainer, and John Cage of the same, glover, for John Urryn of the same, yeoman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/85.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Blackson of St. Bride's, girdler, and Henry Morris of Smithfield Bar, victualler, for Robert Blackson of the same, tapster, to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/87.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

29 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Charles Mason of Shoreditch, weaver, Thomas Wayt of Whitecross Street, weaver, and William Cownley of Chiswell Street, weaver, for the said Charles to answer for conveying away a brother of his that hath left a child upon the parish of Shoreditch, he having given his word to bring him forth, they having him in custody and bringing him before a Justice.
Sess. Roll 533/90.
Sess. Reg. 2/98.

22 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Monday of Turnmill Street, labourer, Thomas — of the same, shoemaker, and Humphrey Evans of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman, for the said Thomas Monday for keeping a common tippling house without licence.
Discharged upon condition to give over at Michaelmas next.
Sess. Roll 533/91.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

11 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert S— of St. Mary Magdalen's, Southwark, co. Surrey, cooper, and George Leafe of Whitechapel, yeoman, for Elizabeth Gibson of the same, widow, for taking upon her to tell what is become of stolen goods; and of George Scott of Bishopsgate Street, clothworker, and Robert Willye of Halliwell Street, tailor, for the said George Leafe for taking upon him to tell what is become of stolen goods.
The said Elizabeth is committed as a wizard for charging Walter Jones and Jane Grey that they robbed the Lord Ivors. "The courte hath given her leave to fetche sureties; she hath lefte the lease of her house till she come."
Sess. Roll 533/92, 159.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

6 August 12, James I [A.D. 1614].
George Hansome of Cow Cross, yeoman, Thomas Barret, tailor, and Edmund Smithe, glover, both of the same, for the said George for hurting and wounding Magdalen Hall and Martha Poyner.
Sess. Roll 533/93.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

4 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— Rayment of Shoreditch, scrivener, and John Lowe of the same, weaver, for Alice, wife of John Clarkson of the same, baker, to appear. Thomas Tailor of the same, tailor, and Elizabeth his wife, inform upon oath that he heard her threaten to fire the house of John Slye.
Sess. Roll 533/94.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

4 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Martin Smyth of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, haberdasher, and Robert Moore of —, co. Durham, gentleman, for the said Martin to keep the peace towards Henry Rolfe and others.
Sess. Roll 533/95.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

3 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Wells of Golding Lane, vintner, Edward Pidgeon of the same, —, and Arthur Gillgate of Fleet Street, gentleman, for the said John for hurting and bruising Elizabeth Peake.
Sess. Roll 533/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

30 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard — of Stepney, yeoman, and Richard West of Golding Lane, scrivener, for Mary Coverley of the Spittle, spinster, and for Ann Dabbes of the same, widow; and of — — of St. Thomas-the-Apostle, tailor, and John Jackson of Paternoster Row, stationer, for Elizabeth Danforde of Norton Folgate, spinster: all brought by the Patentees, charged to be common whores; and of John Sandes of Mark Lane, gentleman, and the said John Jackson for Mary Wheatley of Norton Folgate, spinster, brought by the Patentees and charged to keep a suspected bawdy-house; and of James Smith of Seacole Lane, yeoman, and John Earle of Moor Lane, weaver, for Dorothy Poole of the Spittle, spinster, brought by the officers and charged to be a common whore; and of Nicholas Lande of Charterhouse Lane, tobacco-pipemaker, and John Dowlesse of the same, tailor, for Susan Fisher of the same, spinster, vehemently suspected to keep a bawdy-house; and of Roger —, yeoman, and Thomas Jackson of St. Andrew's, Holborn, gentleman, for James Jackson of Perpoole Lane, yeoman, for the like.
Sess. Roll 533/97, 98, 98a, 99, 156, 177, 178.
Sess. Reg. 2/95, 96.

28 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Nicholas Price of Clerkenwell, shoemaker, and Simon Reade of the same, tailor, for Joan, wife of Morris Owen of the same, victualler, complained of by the inhabitants to commit great disorders and to disquiet them by continual fights and brawling with her husband.
Sess. Roll 533/100.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

26 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Bull of St. Swithin's Lane, tailor, and Thomas Wheaten of Aldermanbury, tailor, for Grace Bull of Whitecross Street, spinster, for victualling without licence.
Sess. Roll 533/101.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

22 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Abraham Holland of Shoe Lane, shoemaker, Thomas Morgan of Old Street, silkweaver, and Philip Horton of St. Martin's-le-Grand, pedlar, for the said Abraham to keep the peace towards Francis Stone.
Sess. Roll 533/102.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Staley and Richard Brunt of Gray's Inn Lane, tailors, and Thomas Cowell of the same, —, for the said Richard Staley to keep the peace towards John Carelesse [Careles] of Clerkenwell, yeoman; and of Walter Eastward, porter, and John Greene, blacksmith, both of the same, for the said John Carelesse to keep the peace towards the said Richard Staley.
Sess. Roll 533/104, 174.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

8 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Crayford of Ratcliffe, merchant, to give evidence against Nicholas Peirson for burglary, in stealing certain pewter wine pots out of his cellar.
The said Nicholas delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/105.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

12 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Holte [Houlte] of Barking, yeoman, to give evidence against Thomas Price, William Bowen, and William Storye [Story] of Stratford Bow, yeoman, for stealing certain of his goods.
The said Price guilty, to be hanged, because there appears by evidence to have been a burglary in the county of Essex.
The said Bowen and Storye not guilty.
Sess. Roll 533/106.
G.D.R. 2/26d.
P.R.B. 1/34.

23 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Wiersdale of Ratcliffe, victualler, and John Ruffoote of the same, carpenter, for Ann Willie of the same, spinster, to keep the peace towards Magdalen, wife of Ralph Brenton [Brinton] of the same, yeoman; and of Richard Ransdale and the said Thomas for the said Magdalen to keep the peace towards the said Ann.
Sess. Roll 533/109, 110.
Sess. Reg. 2/94, 102.

20 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Bonner of Whitechapel and Moses Love of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate for Richard Banks of Whitechapel, yeoman, for a breach of the peace upon William Jones, whom he hurt, and is to give satisfaction for the curing of the said hurt; and of Humphrey Elcock of Stepney, husbandman, and John Browne of Ratcliffe, tailor, for the said Richard to keep the peace towards Edward Jhones.
Sess. Roll 533/111.
Sess. Roll 534/84.
Sess. Reg. 2/94, 105.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Coxe of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, and John Pedd— of Gracious Street, for William Thorpe of Whitechapel, yeoman, and Elizabeth his wife to appear.
Sess. Roll 533/112.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

2 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
George Owen of Stepney, sword-maker ["gladiator"] and Robert Bitaghe of the same, plasterer, for Henry White of the same, gardener, to give evidence against Richard Castle [Castell] of St. Giles'-without Cripplegate and Juliana his wife, John Harrison of Smithfield and Alice his wife, and Elizabeth, wife of George White of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, and to keep the peace towards the said Elizabeth; and of Robert Ballard of Old Bailey, merchant-tailor, Christopher Freeman of East Smithfield, weaver, and Thomas Wharton of Whitechapel, cook, for the said Richard and Juliana, John and Alice and Elizabeth to answer the said Henry, and for Joan [Jane], wife of the said Henry, to keep the peace; and of the said Henry and Thomas Fannat of Knockfergus, shipwright, for the said Jane to keep the peace towards Faith Warcobe; and of Humphrey Pane of St. Katherine's, feltmaker, and William Shawe of the same, yeoman, for Sarah [Susan], wife of John Fitchet of Wapping, mariner, to answer the said Elizabeth; and of John Kenrick of the Tower, labourer, for the said Susan to keep the peace towards Ann, wife of George Foster.
The said Henry bound in a writ of supersedeas dated 30 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614] in bail to John — of St. Katherine's, shipwright, and Richard Sreyton of St. Dunstan's-in-the-East, scrivener. Endorsed by Matthew Carewe.
Sess. Roll 533/113.
Sess. Roll 534/79, 86, 87, 92, 200.
Sess. Roll 535/10.
Sess. Reg. 2/93, 94, 103, 104, 105.

5 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Anthony Whaley, gentleman, and William Dibbin of St. Katherine's, barber-surgeon, for Arthur Middleton of Whitechapel, bailiff, to keep the peace towards James Hopwood of Ratcliffe, chapman; and of the said James to keep the peace; and of John Stephens of Wapping Wall, tailor, and John Hutchins of Rosemary Lane, glover, for the said James to keep the peace towards John Cotton and his wife.
Sess. Roll 533/114.
Sess. Roll 534/88.
Sess. Reg. 2/94, 101, 104.

12 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Heathe of Bear Alley, porter, and Thomas Johnson of Whitechapel, porter, for Patrick Bynnie of East Smithfield, tailor, to keep the peace towards Robert Ingram.
Sess. Roll 533/115.
Sess. Reg. 2/93.

28 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Charles Barnsley of Rosemary Lane, yeoman, to abide the order of the Court touching Thomas Davies, the apprentice of Thomas Moore of Southwark, woodmonger; and for the delivery of the said Davies' apparel if the Court shall award it.
Sess. Roll 533/116.
Sess. Reg. 2/93.

17 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Smeaton of St. Alban's, husbandman, and Thomas Wharton of Whitechapel, cook, for Catherine King of Clerkenwell, widow, to keep the peace towards Mary, wife of Richard Nicolson of St. Bartholomew's, yeoman, and henceforth at all times to abandon the company of the said Richard Nicolson; and of John Cloods of Whitechapel, weaver, and Henry Ascue of Poplar, fisherman, for the said Nicolson to keep the peace towards Mary his wife, and to leave the company of and conversing with the said Catherine.
Sess. Roll 533/117, 118.
Sess. Reg. 2/93.

18 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Brathwayte and Cornwallis Blague of the Tower of London, gentlemen, for Joan, wife of Thomas Line [Lyne] of the same, yeoman, to keep the peace towards Zachary Mason.
Sess. Roll 533/119.
Sess. Reg. 2/93.

19 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Elias Hawkins of East Smithfield, cordwainer, and Ralph P— for the said Elias to appear and show reason why he doth not deliver unto John Norton, his late apprentice, such apparel as the said Norton had used in his service, according to his promise made before Sir Robert Johnson, Knight, at the time of their parting.
Handed over further in bail to John Chapman of East Smithfield, shoemaker, and Edmund Swetnam of the same, leatherseller.
Sess. Roll 533/120.
Sess. Roll 534/198.
Sess. Reg. 2/93, 105.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
James Powell and John Addise of Westminster, yeomen, to give evidence against Henry Wallis.
The said Henry delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/145.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

10 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William Cate of Shoe Lane, bricklayer, and John Rockett of Chick Lane, labourer, for John Pearce [Pearse] of St. Botolph'swithout-Bishopsgate, labourer, to keep the peace towards Isabel R— of Islington, widow.
Sess. Roll 533/148.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.

— August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Bennett of Saffron Hill, —, for Elizabeth Androwes of the same, spinster, to keep the peace towards —.
Sess. Roll 533/149.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.

30 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Philip Lane of Westminster, yeoman, to give evidence against Elizabeth Bromlie.
Sess. Roll 533/152.

29 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Maston of the City of London, haberdasher, and Thomas Jorden of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, girdler, for Elizabeth Edkins of the same, spinster, and Susan Evans of the same, widow, to keep the peace towards Elizabeth Hyde.
Sess. Roll 533/153, 169.
Sess. Reg. 2/92.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Jane Lockye of [blank], widow, to give evidence against George Stacie.
The said George delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 533/158.
G.D.R. 2/25d.

—, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Brasier of Clerkenwell, yeoman, and John Morgan of the same, labourer, and Thomas Cale of —, for the said Thomas Brasier for suspicion of locks and doors from — Morgan.
Sess. Roll 533/162.
G.D.R. 2/28.

15 June, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Lowche of St. Clement Danes, cook, for Robert Dell of the same, cook, to keep the peace towards Humphrey Clarke and his wife.
Respited till the next because he was in prison by order of Sir William Smith, Knight.
Sess. Roll 533/164.
Sess. Reg. 2/82, 91.

12 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Hanson of Blandford, co. Dorset, yeoman, and Irastus Hanson of London, embroiderer, for the said John and Elizabeth his wife to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 533/166.
Sess. Reg. 2/86.

17 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Edward Furseden of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, gentleman, to answer Mistress Loader.
Sess. Roll 533/170.
Sess. Reg. 2/98.

18 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Bartlett of Marylebone, yeoman, to answer the complaint of the Lady Atye.
Sess. Roll 533/172.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William Mouse of Clerkenwell, silkweaver, Edward Clarke of the same, tailor, and Thomas Haydon of Cow Cross, surgeon, for the said William to keep the peace towards Katherine Sheppard and Elizabeth Seeley.
Sess. Roll 533/175.
Sess. Reg. 2/94.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Edward Taylor of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, butcher, and William Turner of the same, butcher, mutual sureties, bound over for that they "were drincking dronck in an Alehouse at Hackney in Evenprayer tyme and as they went homeward they abused an honest woman, and being reproved for yt by a headborrowe the said Turner abused the headborrowe and his fellowe stroke att him with a staffe."
Sess. Roll 533/176, 176a.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.

22 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
William Bettes of Ratcliffe, joiner, John Shiprie of Long Lane, yeoman, and John Lylley of Tower Street, linendraper, for the said William for making an affray and a tumult in the Fields —.
Sess. Roll 533/179.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

24 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Humphrey Monday of Golding Lane, tailor, and John Mosse of the same, silkweaver, for Katherine Mosse of the same, spinster, for hurting James Fullchem.
Sess. Roll 533/188.
Sess. Reg. 2/95.

20 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Newyt of Bread Street, silkman, and Robert Ladkins of Golding Lane, baker, for the said John, charged that he did fetch a pound of silk lace in Ralph Childe's name from Mr. Hearne's shop, not being sent by the said Mr. Childe.
Sess. Roll 533/190.
Sess. Reg. 2/96.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
— — of Whitecross Street, haberdasher, and Thomas — of — for Philippa, wife of John Tudor of Golding Lane, butcher, suspected to have stolen pewter dishes from John Genninges [Genings].
Sess. Roll 533/191.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

1 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Sheppard of High Holborn, yeoman, to give evidence against Stephen Stretton for felony.
The said Stephen respited for better enquiry.
Sess. Roll 533/192.
Sess. Roll 535/111.

22 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Waverley of Cock Lane, haberdasher, and John Ellmes of Cow Cross, for Francis Watts [Wattes] of St. John Street, yeoman, charged to have stolen a knife worth 3s. from John Parker.
Sess. Roll 533/197.
G.D.R. 2/27d.

—, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Reynolds of Stepney, victualler, to give evidence against — Hobday for felony.
Sess. Roll 533/199.

31 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Walter Leighe and Edward Hill of London, esquires, for Jeremiah Hilliard of Exeter, co. Devon, merchant, for stealing a ruff-band belonging to Margaret [blank], servant to Thomas Maddoxe.
Sess. Roll 533/200.
G.D.R. 2/38.

Information:—

30 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
At the Sessions Roger Risbye gave information against Isaac Kilborne and Simon Greene of the Savoy, brewers, for selling to Andrew Briggs of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tippler, fifty-two barrels of beer for other than his own use, which beer the said Andrew sold and uttered as a common tippler, not having a licence in force for the same, therefore the said Isaac and Simon should forfeit £17. 6s. 8d., at the rate of 6s. 8d. a barrel.
Sess. Roll 533/121.
Sess. Reg. 2/88.
P.R.B. 1/35.

28 March, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Presentment for recusancy. [Many names illegible, but see p. 66.]
Prosecutor:—The Bishop.
Proclamation made according to the form of the Statute.
Sess. Roll 533/122.

Indictments of:—

20 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Mary, wife of Richard Peacock of Shadwell, yeoman, for an assault and battery on Dorothy, wife of Francis Strange of the same, yeoman, at the same.
Sess. Roll 533/5, 123.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.
P.R.B. 1/34.

— August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert [William] Hopkins of Clerkenwell, blacksmith, for an assault and battery on Ann Evans at the same.
Sureties:—Thomas Wanley, glazier, and Henry Hincks, blacksmith, both of the same.
Sess. Roll 533/124.
Sess. Roll 534/136.
Sess. Reg. 2/96, 102.
P.R.B. 1/34d.

—, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Andrew Hansford of Fulham, being a common baker of bread, for selling bread under weight; and of George Heath, William Burton and Henry White, all of the same, bakers, for the like.
Prosecutors:—Matthew Lovejoye, John Best.
Sess. Roll 533/125, 126, 137.
P.R.B. 1/34d.

20 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Swinnerton of Islington, yeoman, William Swinnerton of the same, yeoman, and Joan his wife, John Chapman and Robert Game, yeoman, John Owen, baker, and Thomas Ward, smith, all of the same, for a riotous assembly and for an assault and battery on Edward Davies, and for taking away his cart worth twenty marks and detaining his cart and horses until 30 August then next following.
Prosecutors:— William Awdle and Rose his wife.
Sess. Roll 533/127.
P.R.B. 1/34.

9 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Thompson and Thomas Stockett of Canterbury, co. Kent, gentlemen, Michael Fegge of Faversham, co. Kent, gentleman, John Hunt of Maidstone, co. Kent, gentleman, and Francis Lovelace of Canterbury aforesaid, gentleman, all for a riotous assembly at St. John Street, and for assaulting Gilbert Bannester and Joseph Geste, constables of the same, in the execution of their office, and striking them with swords.
To appear at the next sessions. Fined 5s.
Prosecutors:—Richard Langford, Peter Johnson, John Twedell, Elizabeth Beake, Margaret Thomas, William Johnson.
Sess. Roll 533/128.
Sess. Reg. 2/102, 103, 123.

—, 11 James I [A.D. 1613].
John Impes [Empes] of Westminster, carpenter, for an assault and battery on Francis Wells of Westminster, carpenter, at the same.
Handed over to the next in bail to John Loveledge, carpenter, and John Harrison, porter, both of the same. Committed and fined 12d.
Sess. Roll 533/129.
Sess. Reg. 2/98, 102.
P.R.B. 1/36d.

5 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Adam Gladstones of —, —, for stealing two dozen silver thimbles worth 30s. and one and a half dozen silver bodkins worth 40s. from James Whaffe at Clerkenwell; and 7 oz. of garnished coral worth 46s. 8d. from David Allen of the same, silversmith, at the same.
Respited to prison without bail for better enquiry.
At the Sessions of Gaol Delivery held on 7 October, 12 James I [A.D. 1614], the said Adam is found guilty, has no goods, seeks the book, reads, and is to be branded.
Sess. Roll 533/71, 130, 131.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/26, 27, 30d.

29 May, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Hunter of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman [of St. Bartholomew's-the-Less, haberdasher], for stealing the goods of Philip Ampthill of the same, victualler, at the same, including a man's hat worth 10s., a — of "Denshire" [Devonshire] kersey "color murrey" worth 18s. and a pair of gloves with silk tops and gold buttons worth 2s. 6d; and of James Senyor of St. Andrew's, Holborn [Field Lane], broker, for receiving and helping the said Richard at the same after the said felony.
Both respited to prison for good sureties to appear at the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery.
Sureties:—
For the said Richard:—Lawrence Jennings of Whitecross Street, grocer, and Francis Newman of Fleet Street, plasterer.
For the said James:—Henry Steven of Field Lane, leatherseller, and Robert Philpott of the same, shoemaker.
Sess. Roll 533/132.
Sess. Reg. 2/89, 91.
G.D.R. 2/27, 28d, 31d.

24 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Adam Tiler of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, —, for stealing a shirt worth 6s. and two pairs of linen boot-hose [deleted] from William Blakey of the same, cutler, at the same.
Respited to prison without sureties till the next for better enquiry, and then not guilty.
Prosecutors:— —, cutler, and John Rosington, cutler, both of the same.
Sess. Roll 533/31, 133.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/27, 30d.

10 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Bucknell alias Buckhill of East Smithfield, —, for stealing eighteen white sheep worth — from William Vincente of Willesden, yeoman, at East Smithfield.
Respited without bail till the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery for lack of sufficient evidence and then found not guilty,
Prosecutors:—John Coleman and Philip Younge of East Smithfield, butchers, and Hugh Evans of the same, yeoman.
Order for restitution of the sheep to be directed to [blank], bailiff of Lord Wentworth, to be restored to the said William Vincente.
Sess. Roll 533/136.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
Sess. Reg. 2/92, 98.
G.D.R. 2/26d, 27, 30.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Blagrove [Blagrave] of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman [of St. Bride's, tailor], for an assault and battery on Robert Playsted, constable of the same, at the same, and for abusing those that did aid the constable.
Prosecutors:—Andrew White, Anthony Porter, William Tymperyn, Edward Waford, and Christopher Pursett, yeoman, all of the same.
Sess. Roll 533/138.
Sess. Reg. 2/88, 91, 92.

20 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Edward Sparrowe of Turnmill [Turnball] Street, haberdasher, and Henry Parvis of the same, yeoman, for an assault and battery on John Parker of the same, cook, and Elizabeth his wife, at the same.
Both fined 12d.
Sureties:—John Heydon of —, yeoman, for the said Sparrowe; John Peach of Clerkenwell, blacksmith, and Baldwin Turner of the same, yeoman, for the said Parvis.
Sess. Roll 533/28, 139, 173.
Sess. Reg. 2/97.

20 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Dixon of St. Katherine's, vintner, for an assault and battery on John Passey [Parcy], waterman, at the same.
Prosecutors:—Edmund Waters, Eleanor Passey.
Surety:—Thomas Kempton, wax-chandler.
Sess. Roll 533/63, 140.
Sess. Reg. 2/98.

—, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Bushopp [Bishop] of St. Andrew's, High Holborn, tailor, and Elizabeth his wife, for stealing a shirt worth—, three fallingbands worth 3s., 6 oz. of silk worth 10s., a stomacher of russet taffeta worth 18d., a pair of mittens worth 12d., a quarter and a half of thread worth 9d., a box worth 12d., and £10. 15s. in money, belonging to Thomas Keale of the same, tailor, at the same.
The said John not guilty, respited without bail until he restore to the plaintiff the money stolen and release to the plaintiff his action sought against him.
The said Elizabeth not guilty.
The said Keale to give evidence also against Thomas Bishop of Holborn, yeoman, servant to the said John, and Edward Powell of the same, yeoman.
Whereas the said John Bishop was indicated as above, and notwithstanding upon the evidence it seemed to the Court to be very apparently proved against him, yet upon his trial the jury acquitted him, for which cause they were bound over to answer the same in His Majesty's High Court of Star Chamber, it was therefore ordered by the Court that notwithstanding the said acquital the said John Bishop should remain in prison without bail, and not be thence delivered until he should make satisfaction unto the said Keale for the said goods and money, and should also release unto the said Keale an action of the case formerly brought by the said Bishop against the said Keale.
Sureties for the said John and Thomas Bishop and Edward Powell:—Edward Sutton of Snow Hill, draper, and John Kinsay [Kynsay] of High Holborn, tailor.
Sess. Roll 533/49, 72, 81, 142, 194, 195.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/27, 27d, 28, 29.

24 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Roger White of —, —, for breaking into the house of Robert Hope of—, with intent to rob the said Robert, at—.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutors:—Thomas Slyndley, Robert Lynsey, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 533/143.
G.D.R. 2/27.

22 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
George Oles [Oldes] and Thomas Lambert of Tottenham, yeomen, for murdering Alban Sympson at Tottenham, the said George bruising and crushing the left side of the head of the said Alban, and the said Thomas inciting and helping him.
Call to Mr. Bright for his examination.
The said George not guilty.
Sess. Roll 533/144.
G.D.R. 2/27.
P.R.B. 1/34.

9 —, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Longe of London, yeoman, for stealing the goods of Richard Lewes at Old Brentford.
Acknowledged. Indicted for petty larceny.
Sess. Roll 533/150.

30 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Robert Walker of Paddington, yeoman, for assaulting Robert Piland [Pylande] in the high way at the same, with intent to rob him.
Guilty. Fined £20 by the Court and remanded to prison until paid, and sureties found for good behaviour.
Prosecutors:—Richard Piland of St. Clement Danes, butcher, father of the said Robert Piland, and Nathaniel Collyner.
Sess. Roll 533/29, 160.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

5 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Younge of Islington, yeoman, for stealing a dark grey gelding worth £6. 13s. 4d., belonging to Richard Edwardes at the same.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 533/168.
G.D.R. 2/26.

21 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Richard Parker and Edward Jennings of Kingsbury, yeomen, for stealing ten ells of linen cloth worth 10s., four shirts worth 4s., a smock worth 1s., a wallet worth 8d. and a napkin worth 6d. from William Hawgood, at the same.
Both guilty, no goods, seek the book, read, to be branded.
Sess. Roll 533/180.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

23 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Meason [Meesom] of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, yeoman, for stealing a shirt worth 2s. 6d., a purse worth 1d. and £11 in money in it, from John Relfe [Rolfe], cobbler, at the same.
Not guilty, but respited to the next for better enquiry until the money is restored.
Prosecutor:—Jane, wife of the said John Relfe.
Sess. Roll 533/32, 181.
Sess. Roll 535/111.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

26 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Thomas Halsteed of St. Martin's in the Fields, yeoman, for stealing four sheets worth 4s. and a piece of cloth worth 12d. from John Richards, tailor, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 11d. no goods, to be whipped.
Sess. Roll 533/33, 182.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

29 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John West, William Marshall and Nicholas Scott of Whitechapel, yeomen, for cutting and carrying away a crane rope worth 40s., belonging to His Majesty King James, from a crane standing upon Tower Wharf.
The said John acknowledges, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
The said William and Nicholas guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped [seek the book, read, to be branded].
Prosecutors:—Eustace Record and Peter Crookes of the Tower.
Sess. Roll 533/107, 183.
G.D.R. 2/26.

11 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
Mark Allen of Enfield, yeoman, for stealing a wether sheep worth 5s., belonging to John Oxenton, out of his fold at the same.
Guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutors:—William Gynne, Richard Evans.
Sess. Roll 533/40, 42, 184.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

30 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
George Gill [Gyll] of Whorlton, co. York, yeoman, for refusing to take the Oath on the Holy Gospel, contained and specified in the Act of Parliament of 3 James I. entitled "An Act for the better discovering and repressing of Popish recusants", when required to do so by the Justices in full court; and of John Scrowbye [Scrooby] of London, yeoman, for the like.
Respited to prison without bail, for a writ of the King for receiving prisoners from the Court of King's Bench. Afterwards found guilty, and have judgment to forfeit all their lands during their life and all their chattels for ever, and that they be placed outside the protection of the Lord the King, and reimprisoned without bail during the will of the Lord the King.
Sess. Roll 532/200.
Sess. Roll 533/185, 186.
G.D.R. 2/22d, 26d.

18 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
John Hewett of Clerkenwell, yeoman, for stealing a black silk night-cap worth 8d. from John Warner, out of his garden at the same.
Petty larceny. Not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Henry Guye, Elizabeth, wife of the said John Warner.
Sess. Roll 533/18, 200.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

Coroner's Inquest:—

— [A.D. 1614].
Inquisition taken at [St. James', Clerkenwell] before—, gentleman, coroner, [on view of the body of an infant], —by the oath of Edward Becke, Richard Gardener, Lewis Fox—, John—, —, Henry Hinckes, Josias Baynard, William Sowthe, John Allen, John Baker, —, lawful men of the said parish and four vills adjacent to the same, who say that Alice Milles of —, on 21 July, 12 James I [A.D. 1614], not having the fear of God in her heart nor bearing the love due to the said infant, at the parish of St. James', Clerkenwell, aforesaid, did unwrap the clothing of the said infant and held it naked so that it was exposed to the cold and became ill and died on 25 July next following —.
Sess. Roll 533/187.

JURY OF MATRONS.
Ann Higinson.
Katherine Barnes.
Jane Ruffe.
Frances Colgate.
Margaret Lyon.
Margaret Norris.
Elizabeth Earle.
Phyllis Rawlyns.
Joan Blakynge.
Margaret Jones.
Katherine Jakyn.
Margaret Eton.
All sworn, to enquire on Margaret Fisher alias Quayle. Each attached by the pledge of John Grene and Richard Grace.
The said Margaret Quayle, charged with the murder of Simon Bussex, puts herself [in mercy] and is found not pregnant, therefore to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 533/141.
G.D.R. 2/26d.

JURY LIST.

Walter Williams of Hoxton, gentleman.Sworn.
Christopher Heyward of the same.20s.
John Blumstone of the same.Sworn.
Richard Hewitt of the same, gentleman.20s.
Cuthbert Burbage of Shoreditch.Sworn.
Henry Hodges of the same.20s.
Hugh Yeomans of the same.20s.
John Cooke of the same.20s.
Richard Morgan of Cow Cross, gentleman.Sworn.
Henry Peirson of Turnmill Street.
John Lowe of Charterhouse Lane.Sworn.
John Michell of the same.Sworn.
John Pitts of the same.
Thomas Hill of St. John Street. because gave evidence against a prisoner.Late,
Thomas Thornyworke of Holborn.Sworn.
Thomas Lered [Leared] of the same.Sworn.
John Arnold of Fulham.20s.
Robert Fishe of the same.20s.
Thomas Hardinge of the same.20s.
— — of the same.20s.
[Thomas] Childe of Acton.20s.
Edward Westfeilde of Paddington.Sworn.
John Millen of Old Street.Sworn.
William Vyncente of Willesden. because gave evidence against a prisoner.Late,
James Knowles of Fulham.
Edmund Powell of the same, gentleman.
William Barbor of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields.Sworn.
John Markham.Sworn.
John Lammynge and Thomas Walsall were sworn bailiffs by the whole jury.

Sess. Roll 533/146.

30 August, 12 James I [A.D. 1614].
JURY LIST.
John Larchim of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, sworn.
Alexander Barnes of the same, late, fined 5s.
Patrick Golde of the same, sworn.
Thomas Bromley of the same, late because "aged almost a hundred yeares."
Matthew Quire of the same, sworn.
Richard Barker of the same, sworn.
Thomas Smythe of the same, sworn.
Edward Cooke, of the same, sworn.
Richard Powell of the same, 20s.
Walter Burton of the same, sworn. On the Jury of Annoyances.
John Roe of the same, sworn.
Edward Taylor of the same, late because "out of towne."
John Best of the same, sworn.
John—of the same, Warden of the Church of St.
Giles, and [occupied] in the works of the Church there.
— Turpyn of the same, sworn.
[13 illegible names. Two are "out of towne" and one on the Jury of Annoyances].
John Longford of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, sworn.
Robert Wigges of the same, sworn.
James Raves was sworn bailiff by the whole jury.
Sess. Roll 533/167.

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p.92 Respited to the next:—

John Taylor of Kingsland, victualler, for abusing Sir Ferdinand Hebron [Heyburne], one of the Justices, and not to victual any more (and p. 101, 103).

Francis Dixon of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, yeoman, upon complaint of William James and John Tayneton.

p.95 Came and discharged:—

Troth Wood of Golding Lane, spinster, for good behaviour.

p.96. Thomas Mattes of the City of Leicester, gentleman, for that he was taken in a noted bawdy-house with a whore.

Nicholas Cage of Friday Street, linendraper, and Daniel Page of the same, grocer, for the peace.

p.97. George Wallis of Turnmill Street, yeoman, for the peace.

p.98. William Swinnerton of Islington, innholder, handed over in bail to John Broughton of St. John Street, yeoman, to traverse his indictment with effect (and p. 102, 123).

Thomas Morgan of Ratcliffe, shoemaker, handed in bail to Thomas Lane of the same, yeoman, not to proceed with his building which he has lately set up in Ratcliffe highway, having been oftentimes forbidden by Mr. Smith the high constable.

Richard Galliare of St. Clement Danes, tailor, upon complaint of Leonard Twigges.

p.99. Martin Childerley committed to Newgate until he take away his child out of the parish of Shoreditch or put in good sureties to discharge the parish.

Gregory Philpott of Wapping, vintner, brought in for detaining wages from Bridget Myndge his servant. Ordered to pay her 16s. and take her home again for half a year.

John Ball of St. Clement Danes, tailor, and Elizabeth his wife brought in touching the misusing of Joan Akerley [Hackerley, Wakerley] their servant, and for not paying £3. 15s. 4d. to Richard Gamon, a butcher, without Temple Bar, which they owe for meat that the said Joan has fetched at several times by her master's appointment. It appears to the Court that the said John Ball and his wife have given undue correction to the said Joan at several times, and have thrown a naked knife at her, therefore she is to be discharged out of their service, and for the money due to the butcher it is left to the common law, and the said John Ball promises to deliver the said Joan her clothes.

The said Joan swore in court that John Ball would have the use of her body at divers times, and she was handed in bail to Thomas Cliffe of Clifford's Inn, gentleman, and John Rudstone of High Holborn, gentleman.

The said Joan handed over further in bail to Francis Smyth of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, victualler, and seeks the peace against the said John Ball, deposing as above, and also that he wrongfully charged her to have stolen a kidney and half a loin of mutton (and pp. 103, 123, 145).

p.100. Licensed tipplers:—

John Steventon of Whitecross Street, victualler. Sureties:— John Smithe, tailor, and Ralph Miles, yeoman, both of the same.

Isaac Rabye of Goswell Street, victualler. Sureties:—Nathaniel Rabye of the same, bricklayer, and John Hole of Shoreditch, bricklayer.

John Barbor of Ratcliffe, victualler. Sureties:—John Broughton of St. John Street, victualler, and Thomas Peirson of the same, yeoman.

Thomas Ravenscrofte of Hoxton, victualler. Sureties:—John Carpenter of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, gentleman, and Robert Smith of St. Mary Staining, barber-surgeon.

Thomas Seeley of Whitecross Street, victualler. Sureties:— Nicholas Larkins, fletcher, and William Crippes, yeoman, both of the same.

John Goodwyn of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, victualler. Sureties:— Edward Warren and John Broughton of Cow Cross, yeomen,

Robert Burde of Holywell Street, victualler. Sureties:—Richard Uffott, shoemaker, and Richard Warde, glover, both of the same.

Richard Taylor of Ratcliffe, victualler, Sureties:—Hugh Evans of Whitechapel, yeoman, and John Broughton of St John Street, yeoman.

Allan Turner of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler. Sureties:— William Michell, gentleman, and Charles Keniston, baker, both of the same.

Thomas Jane of Wapping, victualler. Sureties:—Hugh Willson and Humphrey Spurrway of the same, yeoman.

Thomas Wielde of St. Margaret's, Westminster, victualler. Sureties:—John Broughton and Jervase Robart of St. John Street, yeomen.

Francis Payne of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:— George Williams of the same, tailor, and Robert Hughes of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor.

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.25d. Delivered by proclamation:—

David Bridgdale, Paul Pampion, John More, Elizabeth Horne, Edward Lucas, Katherine Clarke alias Johnson, Susan Reynoldes, Thomas Bull.

George Skeddawaye respited without bail for better enquiry (and f.30 and Sess. Roll 535/111).

f.26. William Prockter and Margaret Parnell respited until the next General Sessions for a bastard son (and f.30 and Sess. Roll 535/111).

Robert Fielde respited to the Justices' order for a bastard son.

Thomas Reade and Thomas Foster respited for better enquiry for bail to be allowed by Mr. Sotherton (and f.30 and Sess. Roll 535/111).

f.26d. Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Thomas Pooley alias Trunckes for burglary of Christopher Maultbye and divers goods. Reprieved after judgment (and f.30 and Sess. Roll 535/111).

Not guilty:—

John Beedle for breaking into the dwelling-house of Henry Harmond, no person being therein, and stealing divers goods above the value of 5s.

f.27d. Came and discharged:—

Richard Parnell of Clerkenwell, yeoman.

f.28. Christopher Heyman of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman, for a pair of sheets.

Edward Lorrimore of Puddle Wharf, waterman, for suspicion of the goods of Mr. Bull the clockmaker.

PROCESS REGISTER OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME I.

f.34. Richard Peirson of Stanwell, yeoman, for divers goods.

ff.34d, 35. For refusing to come to church for three months:—

John Dam alias Adam of High Holborn, cutler, and Helen his wife, Elizabeth Johnson and Bridget Robinson, spinsters, Mary Kitchen, widow, Mary Kitchen, spinster, Ann Cranedge, Mary Sincleare and Joan Smith, spinsters, Magdalen, wife of Thomas Reeve, tailor, and Christiana, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, all of the same, Tobias Hinderson of Clerkenwell, yeoman, and Mary his wife, Lady Frances Clarke, wife of Sir William Clarke, Knight, Elizabeth Taylor, widow, Rose, wife of William Cowper, yeoman, Joan Derry, widow, and Katherine Cashe, spinster, all of the same, William Martin of St. Sepulchre's, haberdasher, and Mary his wife, Elizabeth, wife of Richard Parre, yeoman, and Margaret Davies and Mary Perry, spinsters, all of the same.