Sessions, 1615
30 June and 3 July

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1936

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307-341

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'Sessions, 1615: 30 June and 3 July', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 2: 1614-15 (1936), pp. 307-341. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82344 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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Sessions of the Peace and Gaol Delivery, 30 June and 3 July, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].

SESSIONS ROLL.

Recognizances of:—

19 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Nicholls [Nicolls] of "St. Michaells Cornwell", London, tailor, and Edward Holder [Houlder] of Shoe Lane, leatherseller, mutual sureties, for being taken suspiciously in the night-time at Stoke Newington.
Sess. Roll 541/3, 4.
Sess. Reg. 2/206, 207.

21 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
George Atkins of Westminster, sempster, for Robert Downing of the same, labourer, for abusing Nicholas Franck [Franke], one of the constables of the same, in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll 541/5.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

19 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Peter Agard of High Holborn, victualler, and Ambrose Ashton of the same, tailor, for Thomas Beale of the same, pavior, for his contempt, disobedience and other abuses offered to the headborough in the execution of his office, and for other misdemeanours in entertaining the apprentice of Abraham Chapman, cook.
Sess. Roll 541/6.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

19 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Powell of St. James', Clerkenwell, yeoman, for Ralph Austyn of the same, gentleman, for a breach of the peace; and of Alice Holland of St. Andrew's, Holborn, widow, Edward Dutton of St. Sepulchre's, linendraper, and Lewis Holland of Stepney, victualler, for Abraham Holland of St. Bride's, shoemaker, for assaulting and offering violence to the said Ralph, by reason whereof he lost a cloak and a hat.
The said Ralph discharged of his recognizance to keep the peace, and allowed for tippling.
Sess. Roll 541/10, 13.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

5 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Sherwood of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, smith, and William Iles of the same, shoemaker, for Thomas Jewe of the same, cook, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 541/11.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

6 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Hayden of St. Sepulchre's, barber-surgeon, and Alexander Walton of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, tailor, for Richard Leeche of the same, poulterer [tailor], suspected to be a common sheepstealer; and of John Cudgell and Peter Wright of the same, labourers, for John Mason of the same, weaver, suspected likewise.
The said Mason detained in gaol and respited for better enquiry.
Sess. Roll 541/12, 14, 214.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

17 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Cooke of Norton Folgate, shoemaker, and James Allyn of the same, tailor, for Mary Coverly of the same, spinster, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 541/15.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

5 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Sherwood of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, smith, and John Norrys of the same, labourer, for John Gray of the same, innholder, for harbouring idle and suspicious persons.
Sess. Roll 541/16.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

18 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Smally of St. Bartholomew's-the-Great, tailor, for Thomas Wright of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch [St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate], shoemaker, charged, under colour of informing against victuallers, to be a common bribe-taker, upon the complaint of Anthony Willen [Willand].
Sess. Roll 541/17.
Sess. Reg. 2/207, 218.

18 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Winter of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, and John Tame of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, yeoman, for Alice Lynn of Norton Folgate, spinster, for living incontinently in a suspected house.
Sess. Roll 541/18.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

26 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Nicholas Hankinson and Richard Mounslowe of East Smithfield, yeomen, for William Greeneland of the same, yeoman, for keeping evil rule and disorder in his house, upon complaint of his neighbours.
Sess. Roll 541/22.
Sess. Reg. 2/209.

28 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Cornelius Mote of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, spurrier, to give evidence against Robert Williams for stealing his cloak.
The said Robert delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/24, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54.

8 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Brian Hamond of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, cook, to give evidence against Elizabeth Dowglasse of the same, widow, for stealing a cloak from his house; and of Richard Barker of the same, barber, for the said Elizabeth to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/25, 105.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

27 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Banton of Downton, co. Wilts, yeoman, to give evidence against Edward Charlesworth, Thomas Perkins and John Dorth [Darke] for taking 18d. in money out of his pocket, and also a pitchfork from him, in a felonious manner.
The said Edward, Thomas and John delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/32, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54.

13 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Hardinge of Kensington, yeoman, to appear. To pay Thomas Davies 7s. which he owes him for his work, and left with John Broughton till he perform the order.
Sess. Roll 541/33.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

28 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Kivenett of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor, and Thomas Richarson of the same, stonecutter, for William Prydaye [Pryddaye] of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, carpenter, for beating William Fowler, spurrier.
Sess. Roll 541/34.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

3 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Williams of "Cowchilham", co. Carmarthen, esquire, to give evidence against Roland Morgan of "Clanclethell" [? Llanelly] in the same county, yeoman, for felony; and of Richard Mason of London, haberdasher, and David Price of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, yeoman, for the said Roland to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/35, 36.
G.D.R. 2/56.

31 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edward Wilkinsonn of Laleham, yeoman, for John Welbelove [Welbeloved] of the same, fisherman, for taking away a salmon trout from John Mills.
Sess. Roll 541/38.
Sess. Reg. 2/210.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

14 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Gawdey of Old Street, cutler, and Abraham Holland of Shoe Lane, shoemaker, for John Jones of Clerkenwell, yeoman, suspected to be privy to the stealing of a cloak and two hats from Matthew Curwyn, Nicholas Sturt, tailor, and Thomas Huttfeild, carpenter; and of the said Matthew, Nicholas and Thomas to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/39, 51.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

16 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Lewis Hopper of Golding Lane, clothier, and Nathaniel Ayland of Fetter Lane, barber, for Hester Barrett of Stepney, spinster, who was committed by Doctor Gouldman until she found sureties, being charged to live incontinently with Ralph Haseldyne.
Sess. Roll 541/41.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

13 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Augustine Hyde of Goswell Street, porter, and William Newman of Golding Lane, cook, for Francis Dixon of the same, yeoman, for stealing certain goods from John Wattson of Hounslow.
Sess. Roll 541/46.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

27 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Holland of Golding Lane, cordwainer, and Thomas Sharpe of the same, victualler, for Arthur King of the same, blacksmith, for stealing a ruff-band from Margaret, wife of Abraham Roper of Smithfield Bar, tailor, and to keep the peace towards the said Margaret; and of the said Margaret to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/47, 70, 86.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

28 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Stanyver of Shoreditch, silkweaver, for Thomas Kettlewell of the same, porter, for stealing goods from Josias Rauns of the same, yeoman; and of the said Josias to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/48, 79.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

28 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Attkinson of Cow Cross, yeoman, and George Cooper of Salisbury Court, London, shoemaker, for William Crawford of Golding Lane, yeoman, charged to have attempted to pick an empty purse out of the pocket of Thomas Saul of Iron Acton, co. Gloucester, gentleman; and of the said Thomas to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/49, 52.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

21 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
James Fenwyck of Chancery Lane, shoemaker, to give evidence against Ralph Page of the same, trunkmaker, for stealing two 20s.- pieces of gold; and of Cuthbert Robynson, cordwainer, Peter Isam, barber, and Charles Hyllyard, gentleman, all of the same, for the said Ralph and Alice his wife to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/50, 87.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Elizabeth Roberts of Clerkenwell, spinster, to give evidence against Ann Dobbes for stealing divers goods from her.
The said Ann delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/53, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54.

26 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Foxall of Bishopsgate Street, yeoman, to give evidence against George Lancaster for stealing divers of his goods.
The said George indicted in London.
Sess. Roll 541/54, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54d.

20 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Judd of the Strand, grocer, to give evidence against Thomas Mastye [Mastie] for the felonious receiving of divers of his goods from his servants; and of Amias Clifton of Buckworth, co. Huntingdon, esquire, and Gregory Currie of Highgate, victualler, for the said Thomas to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/55, 169.
G.D.R. 2/56.

3 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Wenman Trapes of Whitechapel, silkweaver, for Henry Blackman of the same, buttonmaker, for wrongfully charging a woman with felony for 5s., being 3s. which he gave her to a lewd purpose.
Sess. Roll 541/56.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Lawrence of Stepney, poulterer, and Philip Knight of the same, ropemaker, for Henry Renoldes [Reynolds] of the same, carpenter, for hurting a woman, one Elizabeth Sampson, being great with child.
Sess. Roll 541/57.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edward Evans of St. Clement's, London, cordwinder, John Heaven of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, clothworker, William Braythwyt of St. Botolph's, sailor, Henry Cooke of Whitechapel, clothworker, and Peter Beckett of the same, combmaker, for Thomas Owen of the same, for his incontinent living.
Sess. Roll 541/58.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

25 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Cox and Stephen Phillips of Rosemary Lane, labourers, for Christopher Garrett to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 541/59.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

21 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Rice Evans of Shoreditch, silkweaver, and Robert Rush of East Smithfield, brewer, for Joan Elice [Ellis] of Shoreditch, spinster, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 541/60.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

13 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Davuns of Stepney, cordwainer, and Christopher Crooche of Whitechapel, labourer, for Edward Davuns [Downes] of Stepney, yeoman, to bring forth Joseph Philipps, Henry Tibballs [Tibbolls] and one George his servants, to answer for stealing hay out of the grounds of Richard Holt [Hold] of Stepney, yeoman; and of the said Richard to give evidence against the said Edward, Joseph, Henry and George and to bring forth Nicholas Blowpoint to do the same.
Sess. Roll 541/62, 65.
G.D.R. 2/56.

16 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Lever of the Custom House, London, for Thomas Wigges to appear, charged by William Burd of Crutched Friars, tailor, with stealing certain goods out of his house; and of the said William to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/65, 156.
G.D.R. 2/56.

14 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Eave and Hugh Buckle of East Smithfield, blacksmiths, for Thomas Savadge of the same, blacksmith, for felony, charged by Thomas Painter of the same, gunsmith; and of the said Painter to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/64, 66.
G.D.R. 2/56.

10 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Cole of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cordwainer, and John Read of Christ Church, London, silkweaver, for John Griffin of St. James', Clerkenwell, joiner, for stealing a cloak.
Respited without bail.
Sess. Roll 541/68.
G.D.R. 2/50d, 56.

27 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Bambrick of Clifford's Inn, gentleman, and Thomas Morris of Gray's Inn, gentleman, for Robert Deerough of the Inner Temple, gentleman, for abusing the officers and the watch of Clerkenwell in the night.
Sess. Roll 541/69.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

29 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Holland of Stepney, weaver, and John Holland of the same, cordwainer, for Ethelstan [Egleston] Barnes of the same, victualler, for keeping a disordered house and victualling without licence, convented by the inhabitants. Also for tippling without licence.
Sess. Roll 541/71.
Sess. Reg. 2/206, 213.

8 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Ralph Cheesburrough of Field Lane, tailor, and Richard Cushey of the same, labourer, for William Dyer of the same, tailor, for beating and bruising Helen Chapman, being great with child; and of William Gerrard, draper, and John Parkes, shoemaker, for John Chapman, tailor, all of the same, to keep the peace towards the said Dyer.
Sess. Roll 541/73, 74.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

17 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Medcalfe of Whitecross Street, chandler, John Radford of Charterhouse Lane, barber, Geoffrey Potter of Mile End, pewterer, and William Bennet of Old Street, tailor, for Edmund Whitehead of the same, for wounding Richard Langford the bellman, in the night-time.
Sess. Roll 541/75.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

23 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Marshall of Shoreditch, oatmealmaker, and William Frenche of the same, yeoman, for Samuel Pettykin of the same, yeoman, for wounding and hurting Henry Enman [Annan].
Sess. Roll 541/76.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

26 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Pryce of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gentleman, and David Lloyd of Llangurrig, co. Montgomery, gentleman, for Thomas Townesend of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, gentleman, for making a tumult in the house of Daniel Nicholls and wounding Ralph Percyvall; and of Christopher Rosewell of St. Mary-le-Strand, gentleman, and Thomas Wylde of Redcross Street, clothworker, for the said Thomas Pryce for the like.
Sess. Roll 541/77, 77a.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

27 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Merchaunt of St. Sepulchre's, feltmaker, and James Tompson of Whitecross Street, baker, for Walter Thorne of the same, yeoman, to abide the order of the Court concerning a difference between him and John Rigges his master, with whom he is a covenant servant, and to answer his refusal to serve.
Ordered that he shall be from henceforth discharged out of his master's service.
Sess. Roll 541/78.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

24 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Christopher Ashe of Shoreditch, beadle, for Elizabeth Byrd of the same, spinster, to give evidence against John Richardson for stealing divers goods out of the house of Robert Byrd.
The said John delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/82, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54.

2 July, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Bennett of Buckworth, co. Huntingdon, yeoman, and Gregory Currie of Highgate, victualler, for William Goddard of Buckworth aforesaid, yeoman, to answer Francis Zacharie, constable at Smithfield Bar, and Richard Tuttle his man.
The said Richard seeks the peace against the said Goddard and is handed in bail to the said Bennett and Barnaby Greene of Westminster, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 541/91.
Sess. Reg. 2/209, 213, 215.

5 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Fells of Bushey, co. Hertford, yeoman, for abusing Thomas Ingle, constable of Marylebone, in the execution of his office; and of Ralph Haile [Haley] of Edgware, collier, for William Butterfeild his servant for the like.
The said Ralph swore in court that the said Butterfeild is now in the service of the Lord the King, therefore is discharged.
Sess. Roll 541/95, 96.
Sess. Reg. 2/207, 208.

2 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Wright of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tomb-maker, and John Jenever of the same, joiner, for Jane Preston of the same, spinster, for stealing £5 forth of the chest of Elizabeth Lawrence of the same, spinster; and of William Blakye [Blakie] of the same, yeoman, for Joan Pace of the same, spinster, and for the said John and Sarah his wife for the like; and of the said Elizabeth to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/97, 100, 103, 104.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

15 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Edlynn of Pinner, joiner, for Helen his wife for abusing Mistress Clarke, wife of John Clarke of the same.
Sess. Roll 541/106.
Sess. Reg. 2/209.

9 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Munne of St. Dunstan's-in-the-East, salter, for Robert Moore of Shadwell, victualler, for victualling without licence and many ways misdemeaning himself.
Sess. Roll 541/112.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Warner of St. Mary Axe, clothier, and Edward Lorrance of St. Clement's Lane, merchant-tailor, for Robert Freeman of St. Mary Axe, clothworker, for felony; and of William Edward of St. Dunstan's-in-the-East, and William Deerman of Bromley, bricklayer, to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/110, 111.
G.D.R. 2/56.

27 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Morgan Davis of Clerkenwell, plasterer, and Philip Winter of the same, gentleman, for Thomas Brayesyer [Brasier, Brazier] of St. Andrew's, Holborn, yeoman, and Agnes his wife, for assaulting John Clarke of Bromsgrove, co. Worcester, gentleman, and Margery, wife of Garrett Bushe of St. Bride's, goldsmith, meeting them on the King's highway, and using very offensive and injurious speeches, whereupon the peace was broken and bloodshed ensued; and of Henry Bransone of St. Bride's, cutler, and John Bridges of St. Andrew's aforesaid, cordwinder, for the said Margery for wounding the said Agnes.
Sess. Roll 541/113, 114.
Sess. Reg. 2/209.
P.R.B. 1/49a.d.

9 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Ball of St. Clement Danes, tailor, and Elizabeth his wife to answer Dorothy Haynes their late servant.
Sess. Roll 541/115.
Sess. Reg. 2/209.

28 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Maston of St. Clement Danes, tailor, to prosecute Richard Grove of the same, tailor, for taking certain sums of money out of his shop at several times, and of George Huchwell of the same, tailor, to give evidence; and of Edward Huchens of the same, tailor, for the said Grove to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/116, 117.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

22 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Matthew Hollock [Hollocke] of St. Mary Tavy, co. Devon, yeoman, servant to Edward Harvye of Thurleigh, co. Bedford, esquire, for felony; and of Ralph Cartwright, servant to Sir Carew Reynoldes of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Knight, to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/118, 159.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.
G.D.R. 2/56d.

29 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Isaksonn of Brentford, fisherman, for George Curtvus [Curtis] of the same, saddler [of Isleworth, yeoman], for abusing the constable, by the complaint of Thomas Richardson.
Sess. Roll 541/120.
Sess. Reg. 2/210.

21 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Roger Hackett of Isleworth, gentleman, for Katherine Cooke of the same, to answer Edward Cooke, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 541/121.
Sess. Reg. 2/209.

30 April, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
George Lawnce of Hatfield, co. Hertford, labourer, to bring forth Robert Sheppard [Shephard], son of John Sheppard of Enfield, who stole his mare, and John Clerck [Clarke], in whose possession the mare was taken at Smithfield; and of John Proctor [Prockter] of Edmonton, yeoman, to bring forth the said Robert, of whom he had bought a mare stolen from the said George.
Sess. Roll 541/122, 124.
Sess. Reg. 2/197, 204, 206.

21 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Pate [Payte] of Tottenham, yeoman, to give evidence against Samuel Orton of Golding Lane [Islington], yeoman, Edward Bushop [Bishoppe, Byshoppe] of Ramsbury, co. Wilts, yeoman, and Robert Mason of Newbury, co. Berks, husbandman, for that two of them were seen near his grounds and three horses were stolen there afterwards. All three charged to have stolen the horses.
Sureties:—
For the said Samuel:—Hugh Orton of the Borough of Leicester, co. Leicester, yeoman, John Litchpole of Fetter Lane, tailor, and Daniel Morrys of the Old Bailey, tailor.
For the said Edward:—The said Samuel and Robert.
For the said Robert:—Ralph Barker of Islington, innkeeper, and Richard Hall of the same, cooper.
Sess. Roll 541/123.
Sess. Reg. 2/197, 200.
G.D.R. 2/55d, 58.

27 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Roger Numan of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, beam-maker, and Thomas Liddell of the same, gunmaker, for Henry Graye of Rosemary Lane, yeoman, for keeping a bawdy-house, upon information of the officer and inhabitants of Rosemary Lane.
Came and handed over to the next and committed for lack of sureties, and afterwards handed over to Henry Rolfe of Grub Street, clerk, and John Broughton of St. John Street, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 541/130.
Sess. Reg. 2/209, 215.

27 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Ezekiel Timberlacke of Harefield, yeoman, and William Heiwood of Iver, co. Buckingham, for Tobias Cooper of Harefield, yeoman, for stealing a purse and 6s. 6d. in it, and "a stomacher of lawn", belonging to Isabel Timberlake [Tymperlake] of Chalfont St. Giles, co. Buckingham, spinster; and of the said Isabel to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/131, 132.
G.D.R. 2/56.

28 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Younge of St. Clement Danes, carpenter, to give evidence against John Moore of St. Saviour's, co. Surrey, tailor, for stealing a woman's gown; and of Thomas Whipp of St. Mary Aldermary, tailor, Thomas Pinnock of St. Saviour's aforesaid, —, and Richard Clarke of the same, tailor, for the said Moore to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/133, 134.
G.D.R. 2/56.

29 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Powell of Isleworth, baker, to give evidence against John Quince [Quinch] of the City of London, surgeon, for killing Evan Powell, his father; and of John Hart of the City of London, yeoman, for the said Quince to appear.
Sess. Roll 541/136, 138.
G.D.R. 2/56.

9 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
David Evans of Hornsey, labourer, and Henry Percival of Edmonton, labourer, for David Robarts of the same, labourer, to appear at the next Sessions after the delivery of Isabel, daughter of Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Rose of Enfield, labourer, and to stand to the order of the Court.
Sess. Roll 541/141.
Sess. Reg. 2/201, 203, 204.

11 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Sage of Hadley, labourer, and William Boman of the same, oatmealmaker, for Daniel Evans of the same, plasterer, for keeping an alehouse at the same without licence; and of Robert Tibball, bricklayer, and John East, sawyer, for John Ripping, husbandman, all of the same, for the like.
Sess. Roll 541/143, 144.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

30 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Peter Ayleworth of "Baye Hall," co. Kent, esquire, and Paul Ayleworth of "Welsborough" [? Wellesbourne], co. Warwick, gentleman, to appear at the next Gaol Delivery for the county of Surrey, and to give evidence against Francis Holmeden [Hampden] for the murder of Thomas Ayleworth [Ailworth], and to stand to the further order of the Court.
The said Francis respited to the gaol of Surrey.
Sess. Roll 541/147, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54d, 56d.

17 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Fuller of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, gentleman, for Alexander Scrogs [Scrogges, Scrugs] of St. Sepulchre's, innholder, to bring forth William Burkett who abused Joseph Gest, constable at St. John Street.
Sess. Roll 541/148.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

16 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Peter Foxe of Norton Folgate, ironmonger, and William Harrison of the same, armourer, for Roger Marcy of the same, butcher, for abusing Leonard Banes [Barnes], headborough at the same, in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll 541/149.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

2 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Lumbard of Barking, co. Essex, yeoman, to give evidence against Richard Saltmarshe for robbing Christopher Parker of 13s. 11d. in silver, which said Christopher he must also bring in to give evidence.
Discharged from prosecuting because the said Richard died in the gaol of Newgate before the Sessions of Gaol Delivery.
Sess. Roll 541/153.

23 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Lawne of Christ Church, London, butcher, to give evidence against Thomas Jones for stealing eight wether sheep.
Memorandum that the said Jones has already been "attainted" for the same, therefore no examination is taken.
Sess. Roll 541/155, 214.

3 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Hubbert of St. Clement Danes for Nicholas West of the same, yeoman, for victualling without licence.
Sess. Roll 541/157.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

10 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Nicholson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor, and Lewis Harris of the same, gentleman, mutual sureties, both to be of good behaviour.
Because it appears to the Court, by the oath of David Michell, that the said Lewis has, since he was discharged in court, abused him with railing speeches, therefore let a warrant be made for his good behaviour, and to put in sureties to appear at the next.
Sess. Roll 541/161, 162.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

Recognizances to keep the peace of:—

15 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Brian Case and Brian MacOnele of Westminster, gentlemen, for Elizabeth, wife of Daniel Coffen [Coffyn] of the same, cook, towards Helen, wife of Thomas Brasbye of the same, bricklayer.
Sess. Roll 541/2.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

30 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Garratt of Islington, gentleman, and George Smith of London, merchant-tailor, for John Watson, Richard Kellowaie [Kellowaye] and William Dunkerton of Islington, yeomen, towards Walter Williams, esquire, and Andrew Palmer of the Liberty of the Tower of London, esquire; and of Richard Marten of Crutched Friars, esquire, for the said Palmer towards the said Kellowaie.
Sess. Roll 541/26, 89.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

26 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Wells and Lawrence White of Newgate Market, yeomen, for Christopher Bancrofte of London, gentleman, and John Lane of Carter Lane, cook, towards Henry Lakins of Islington, innholder; and of Roland Fletcher of Clerkenwell, cook, and John Cowles of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cordwainer, for Nicholas Trott of Gray's Inn, gentleman, and Thomas Harper [Harpur] of High Holborn, barber-surgeon, towards the said Henry.
Sess. Roll 541/27, 88, 93, 94.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

12 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
James Hale of Holborn, mason, for William Johnson of "Zealinge", husbandman, towards Thomas Rogers of Newgate Market, cordwainer; and of Charles Powell, cordwainer, and Leonard Hickes, drover, both of the same, for the said Thomas towards the said William; and of Christopher Harvard of Holborn, cutler, for Henry Hinceburne of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, brickmaker, towards the said Thomas.
Sess. Roll 541/28, 29, 30.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

30 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Thorne of Clerkenwell, brewer, and Edward Sherle of the same, gentleman, for Richard Denney of the same, yeoman, towards Joyce Lyngard.
Sess. Roll 541/40.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.

13 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Vaghan of Rosemary Lane, collier, and Bartholomew Baker of the same, for Thomasine Marshman of the same, spinster, towards Elizabeth Price.
Sess. Roll 541/61.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

13 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
George Rawlyns of Charterhouse Lane, grinder, grinder, and Francis Terry of the same, vinegar-maker, for Robert Dollman [Dolman] and John Zachary [Zacharie], servants to Francis Zachary of Cow Cross, butcher, towards William Cornefeilde [Corneforde].
Sess. Roll 541/72.
Sess. Reg. 2/206, 215.

12 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Emerson of Gray's Inn Lane, tailor, for Thomas Pinckham of the same, clothworker [tailor], towards Thomas Wrenn of the same, yeoman; and of Thomas Hopper of the same, yeoman, for the said Wrenn.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 541/90, 92.
Sess. Reg. 2/205.

29 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Bundy of Westminster, yeoman, and Roland Fletcher of Clerkenwell, yeoman, for George Allen of Westminster, yeoman, towards George Clarke of the same, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 541/107.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

23 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Halsey alias Chambers of Uxbridge, yeoman, and Francis Pitman of the same, ironmonger, for Matthew Starre of the same, barber, towards Ann, wife of William Atkins of the same.
Sess. Roll 541/108.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.

30 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Nicholas Geines [Geyne] of Hampstead, yeoman, for Robert Geines [Geynes] of the same, yeoman, towards Ann Hasellwood of the same.
Came and confessed himself to be drunk, and ordered to pay 5s. to the poor of Hampstead and to put in sureties till the next General Sessions.
Sess. Roll 541/139.
Sess. Reg. 2/204, 215.

6 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Richard Vincent of Hendon, yeoman, for Thomas Norton of Kingsbury, yeoman, towards Margaret, wife of Richard Lake of the same, victualler.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 541/140.
Sess. Reg. 2/204.

9 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Wye of Hadley, tailor, and William Shepheard of the same, labourer, for William [Julian] Bartram of the same, tiler, and Mary his wife, towards Alice Pinnington of the same, widow.
Sess. Roll 541/145.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.

26 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Willmott of Ratcliffe, waterman, and Hugh Jackson of Limehouse, tailor, for George Kennett of Blackwall, waterman, and Martha his wife, towards Ann Rivers.
Henry Ryvers of Poplar brought to the Court by the constable for striking the said Martha, and it is ordered with the consent of both parties that Mr. Robert Ellett of Poplar for Ryvers, and Mr. William Hyett of the same for Kennett shall end all matters between them, and certify between this and the next Sessions.
Sess. Roll 541/152.
Sess. Reg. 2/205, 210.

11 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Roger Sharpe of Knightsbridge, innholder, John Clarke and John Gardner [Gardiner] of the same, yeomen, all towards Thomas Philpott.
The matter is referred to Sir William Smyth and Mr. Blague to end.
Sess. Roll 541/158, 160, 163.
Sess. Reg. 2/185, 208.

Memorandum.

23 May, A.D. 1615.
John Ore sworn constable of Friern [Barnet].
John Prior sworn alconner there.
Edward Patterson sworn headborough of Finchley.

12 June, A.D. 1615.
Edward Blundell sworn constable of Hadley.
Before John Weld, esquire.
Sess. Roll 541/142.

Indictments of:—

25 March, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Dam alias Adam of St. Andrew's, Holborn, yeoman, and Helen his wife, William Champney, yeoman, Joan, wife of Christopher Emerson, cutler, Isabel, wife of George Moodye, tailor, and Hannah Smythe her servant, William Mathewes, cutler, and Helen his wife, Susan, wife of Edwin Saule, gentleman, Magdalen, wife of John Blake, tailor, and Sarah Smythe her servant, William Woodfall, tailor, and Jane his wife, William Cooke, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, [blank] Hart, gentleman, [blank], wife of [blank] Haskins, gentleman, Mary, wife of William Cobbe, gentleman, Ann Dowse, widow, William Beswicke, shoemaker, and Mary his wife and Ambrose Burche and George Kenney his servants, Susan, wife of Thomas Strange, tailor, Mary Sincleare, widow, and Susan Banninge her servant, Margaret Morley, spinster, and Alice Baylief her servant, John Knighte, scrivener, and Joan his wife and John his son and Richard [blank] his servant, Christabel, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, Margaret, wife of Thurstan Field, shoemaker, and Joan, wife of Richard Gressam [Gresham], carpenter, all of the same, Christiana, wife of Thomas Sleepe of St. James', Clerkenwell, gentleman and Helen Vaughan her servant, Elizabeth Jones, spinster, Dorcas, Lady James, wife of Sir Henry James, Knight, and Anne and Martha her daughters, Elizabeth Wade, spinster, Mary Lunne, widow, Tobias Hinderson, yeoman, and Mary his wife, Elizabeth Palmer, Mary Gower, Elizabeth Reynoldes and Jane Derrey, spinsters, Elizabeth, wife of Richard Peuvose, yeoman, Katherine Cashe alias Hutchenson, spinster, Peter Smythe, printer, John Higgins, labourer, Edmund Yates, esquire, and Elizabeth his wife and Richard Aldreor, Sarah Brackett and Elizabeth Boldinge his servants, Jane, wife of Christopher Beeston, yeoman, and William Allen her servant, all of the same, Elizabeth Reynoldes of Holywell Street, spinster, Alice Nashe of St. Sepulchre's, widow, Margaret, wife of Robert Gutteris of the same, gentleman, and Christiana Banckes of the same, widow, all for not coming to church for the space of three months.
Proclamation was made according to the form of the Statute.
Sess. Roll 541/170.
P.R.B. 1/50–51d.

31 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Cornwallis Blague [Blage] of the Tower of London, gentleman, for an assault and battery on Matthew Craford at Whitecross Street, and on Thomas Adson of St. Sepulchre's, gentleman, and Elizabeth his wife, at Whitecross Street aforesaid.
Prosecutors:—George Hickman, Thomas Carter.
The said Thomas and Elizabeth to give evidence also against John Turner of St. Battholomew's-the-Less, barber-surgeon, who was handed over in bail to Philip Wright of St. Stephen's, London, gentleman, and John Fisher of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, barbersurgeon.
Sureties for the said Cornwallis:—John Jefferson of the Tower of London, bowyer, and William Sutton of St. Martin Outwich, painter.
The said Cornwallis and Nathaniel Clissold of the Tower of London, gentleman, also bound over for Benjamin Peare of the City of Rochester, co. Kent, gentleman, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 541/20, 21, 164, 165, 171, 172.
Sess. Reg. 2/206.
P.R.B. 1/49a.

31 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Conald of St. Mary-le-Savoy in the Strand, yeoman, Frances, wife of John Ridgway of the same, yeoman, and Mary, wife of John Williams of the same, yeoman, for an assault and battery on Jonathan Aldee at the same.
Sureties:—Thomas Jackson of Gray's Inn Lane, yeoman, Wilfred Spalding of St. Clement Danes, cutler, and Elias Browne of Westminster yeoman.
Sess. Roll 541/7, 8, 9, 173.
Sess. Reg. 2/208.
P.R.B. 1/49a.d.

10 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Deane of Whitechapel, brewer, for keeping a tipplinghouse without licence, and selling beer and ale, at the same.
Sureties:—Robert Baker and John Wright of the same, hornbreakers.
Order that the recognizance shall be estreated because the said Deane has this day confessed in court that he has victualled by virtue of the Lord Mayor's warrant, and not by virtue of any licence from the Justices of Middlesex, the house being in the county as appears to this Court. Bound to appear at the next to prosecute the traverse of his indictment with effect.
Sess. Roll 541/109, 174.
Sess. Reg. 2/211, 215.
P.R.B. 1/49a.d.

25 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Bowes and Robert Coale [Cole] of Gray's Inn, gentlemen, Edward Catlin [Katlinge] and Capcoates Mollyneux [Melinax, Molineux] of Lincoln's Inn, gentlemen, for an assault and battery on Matthew Suger [Sugar] at Shoreditch ["for causing of a tumult and drawing their swords, a poore man or two being much hurt"].
Sess. Roll 541/42, 43, 44, 45, 175.
Sess. Reg. 2/210.
P.R.B. 1/49a.d.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Clarke of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman, and Margery, wife of Richard Bush of the same, yeoman, and Henry Branson [Bran stone] of the same, yeoman, for an assault and battery on Thomas Brasier and Agnes his wife, at the same.
The said Margery protesting she is not guilty acknowledges the indictment, and therefore fined 12d.
Prosecutors:—Ann Skulthorpe, Friswith Lilley.
Sureties for the said Henry:—William Kinge of Field Lane, yeoman, and Robert Bateman of Holborn, surgeon.
The said Henry to prosecute the traverse of his indictment with effect.
Sess. Roll 541/176.
Sess. Reg. 2/209, 211, 215.
P.R.B. 1/49a.d.

11 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Wickham and John Burthen of Charterhouse Lane, yeomen, for an assault and battery on Richard Langford at the same.
At large.
Sess. Roll 541/177.
P.R.B. 1/49a.

30 April, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Roger Hayward, John Smythe, John Carter, Robert Potter and Jonathan Smythe of Newington, yeomen, for a riotous assault upon Robert Anthonye and Thomas Jiggons at the same.
Call to the Lord Mayor for recognizances for the appearance of these persons taken before him.
All at large.
Prosecutors:—John Niccolls, William Bricke, Thomas Page.
Sess. Roll 541/178.
G.D.R. 2/55d.
P.R.B. 1/49a.

17 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Bucke, John Mason and Thomas Phelipps [Phillipps] of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, yeomen, for breaking into the garner adjoining the palace of the Lord the King James called Whitehall about ten o'clock in the morning, no person being in the same, and stealing three quarters of wheat worth 60s., belonging to the said King James.
All at large.
Prosecutor:—Richard Langley [Langlie] of St. Martin's aforesaid, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 541/99, 179.
G.D.R. 2/55d.
P.R.B. 1/49a.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Denise, wife of John Niccolls [Nycolls] of Uxbridge, yeoman, for stealing three smocks worth 10d., belonging to Thomas Burbecke [Birckbecke] of the same, innholder, at the same.
At large.
Surety:—Robert Lightefoote of the same, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 541/31, 146, 180.
G.D.R. 2/55, 56d.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

27 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Frideswide, wife of Richard Hamond [Hamon] of Chiswick, waterman, for stealing a silver trencher plate worth 5s., belonging to Francis, Lord Russell, at the same.
At large.
Prosecutor:—Henry Hilliar of the same, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 541/37, 168, 181.
G.D.R. 2/55, 56.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

8 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Elizabeth Starkey [Starkie] of St. Christopher's, widow, for stealing a silver cup worth 30s., a woman's band worth 5s., a handkerchief worth 12d., a coif worth 18d. and a hat worth 4d., belonging to Roland Hodges of St. Mary-le-Savoy, saddler, forth of his house in the Strand.
At large.
Sureties:—Edmund Sherrey, citizen and ironmonger of London, Robert Cooke of London, ironmonger.
Order that restitution be made to the said Roland for the goods stolen by the said Elizabeth, to whose hands soever they be come.
Sess. Roll 541/19, 151, 182.
G.D.R. 2/54d, 56, 56d.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

25 March, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Ann Smarte of Whitechapel, widow, for stealing a pair of sheets worth 12s., a table-cloth worth 2s., three table-napkins worth 18d., a towel worth 6s., four cross-cloths worth 2s., a lantern worth 16d., a smock worth 3s., a petticoat worth 8s., an iron trivet worth 16d., a pair of gloves worth 6d., an apron worth 12d., a hat worth 20s., a pair of hose worth 2s., 6d., a pewter dish worth 18d., and 5s. in money, belonging to Frances Cowper, widow, at the same.
At large.
Sureties:—
For the said Anne:—John Phillips and Richard Snowden of St. George's, Southwark, cordwainers.
For the said Frances:—Thomas Helm of the "Spitle feild", gardener.
Sess. Roll 541/67, 154, 183.
G.D.R. 2/54d, 56.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

2 July, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Robert Stevens and Francis Grosse of Stepney, yeomen, for an assault and battery on William Bishop, Robert Felsted [Felstead] and Andrew Beddowe [Bedwell] in the highway at the same, with intent to rob them.
Both guilty and have judgment to be sent to Bridewell there to be kept at hard labour. The parties indicted are in prison.
Sess. Roll 541/185, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55d.

3 July, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Page, William Parker and Philip Harbor [Harbord, Harbert] of Isleworth, yeomen, for assaulting John Gayler [Gyler] of Harmondsworth, mealman, in the highway at Isleworth, and robbing him of a cloak worth 2s., a falling-band worth 2d. and a piece of linen cloth worth 2d; and for assaulting Isabel, wife of Edward Davies [Davyes] of Harmondsworth likewise, and robbing her of a cock worth 10d. and a bag worth 2s., belonging to the said Edward, being in the custody of the said Isabel.
All guilty, no goods, to be hanged. The said Harbor respited to prison after judgment.
Sess. Roll 541/137, 137a, 186, 187, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55d.

1 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Fisher and Valentine Brookes of Charterhouse Lane, yeomen, for breaking into the house of the Lady Catherine, Countess of Huntingdon, widow, at the same, about twelve o'clock at night, and stealing six pieces of pewter worth 6s. and two books worth 12d., belonging to the said Lady Catherine.
Both not guilty. Respited without bail.
Prosecutor:— William Holland.
Sess. Roll 541/188, 214.
G.D.R. 2/50d, 55d.

19 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Sell [Syll] of Turnmill Street, yeoman, for stealing a black gelding worth £6 13s. 8d., belonging to Sir George Pierpoint [Perpent], Knight, at the same.
Not guilty.
Prosecutor:— John Turner.
Sess. Roll 541/189, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

11 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Joan Tacke of London, spinster, for killing and murdering a female child born of her body by taking it as soon as it was born and throwing it down a privy in the house of Thomas Newton her master at Houndsditch, where it remained for the space of three hours, and being taken out it lived until 23 May then next following at St. Katherine's, when it died.
Detained in gaol by warrant of Robert Bright, coroner. Not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Elizabeth, wife of Matthew Sewell, Thomas Newton and his wife, John Parris and Frances his wife [deleted].
Sess. Roll 541/190, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

20 December, 11 James I [A.D. 1613].
John Twyne of St. Martin's-in-the Fields [St. Clement Danes], yeoman, for stealing 11 oz. of gold lace worth £5, belonging to William Brunckard, esquire, at the same; and for stealing, on 21 December, 12 James I [A.D. 1614], five pieces of tapestry worth £50, a needleworked carpet worth £5, a rug worth 20s., a quilt worth 20s., three "quishions" worth 10s., a featherbed worth 20s., and two chairs worth 5s., belonging to the said William Brunckard; and of Robert Smythe of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, yeoman, for receiving and helping the said John at the same, after the said felony.
The said John not guilty.
The said Robert discharged because the principal not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Richard Hanslowe, Alice Whelpley, Robert White.
Call to Sir Thomas Bennett for an examination.
Sess. Roll 541/191, 192.
Sess. Reg. 2/207.
G.D.R. 2/55.
P.R.B. 1/49a.

4 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Cowper [Cooper] of Islington, yeoman, for stealing two pairs of sheets worth 10s., and £60 in money, belonging to John Cartwright, gentleman, at the same.
Acknowledges, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Sess. Roll 541/193.
Sess. Reg. 2/210.
G.D.R. 2/55.

3 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Francis Williams and Thomas Bull of Islington, yeomen, for assaulting Robert Pinchbacke [Pynchebecke] of the county of Norfolk, gentleman, in the highway at Islington, and robbing him of a diamond ring worth £22, two cut-work bands worth 40s., a tawny cloak worth 60s., a pair of boot-hose worth 2s., a horse, colour grey, worth £6, and £9 in money.
Both guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutors:—Elizabeth Hubbersteed, Thomas Holdesworthe.
Sess. Roll 541/129, 194, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

1 January, 12 James I [A.D. 1614–15].
Thomas Jackson of Stratford Bow, yeoman, for stealing a pair of satin breeches worth 55s. and a riding coat worth 17s., belonging to Sir Arthur Ingram, Knight; a cloak worth 5s. and a safeguard worth 10s., belonging to Elizabeth Bennett; also a silver scutcheon worth 14s. and a silver trencher worth 10s., belonging to the said Sir Arthur, all at the same.
Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—Gilbert Urmston.
Sess. Roll 541/195, 196.

27 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edward Smithe of St. Katherine's, yeoman, for stealing a silver cup worth 30s., belonging to John Scott, vintner, "at the Pye without Allgate."
Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—Walter Nott of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, vintner, for Thomas Nott to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 541/128, 197, 214.

10 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Branham [Bramham], Thomas Grynnaugh [Grenaughe] and John Hewitt [Huitt] of Westminster, yeomen, for breaking into the house of Richard Massinger [Messenger], gentleman, at the same, and stealing a pewter "spoute pott" worth 12d., three pewter pots worth 3s., a pewter "thurnedell potte" [thirdendeal pot] worth 12d., a basin worth 12d., nine pewter saucers worth 18d., two porringers worth 12d., ten pewter dishes worth 12d., two pewter pie plates worth 18d., a pewter beaker worth 4d., a pewter chamber pot worth 6d., a pewter stew pot worth 3s., a brass candlestick worth 4d., an iron plate worth 4d., a "course towell" worth 4d., a sey curtain worth 12d. and a piece of bacon worth 6d., belonging to the said Richard.
The said Branham guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said Grynnaugh not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
The said Hewitt not guilty.
Prosecutor:—Richard Browne.
Sess. Roll 541/98, 198, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

20 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Joan Garrett and Katherine Paddyson [Pattison] of St. Martin'sin-the-Fields, spinsters, for stealing a silver basin worth £20, a silver ewer worth £10, two silver bowls worth £6, a silver tankard worth 90s., a silver beaker worth 60s., a silver wine-bowl worth 30s., a gilt bowl worth 40s., two gilt wine-bowls worth £8, a great gilt bowl worth 60s., a silver spoon worth 6s., two taffeta curtains worth 60s., a damask table-cloth worth 35s., a damask towel worth 10s., a cupboard cloth worth £15 [sic] and a pair of gloves worth 13s. 4d., belonging to David Middleton, esquire, at the same; and of Hester, wife of Eliel le Tilliard [Tylliard] of the same, goldsmith, for receiving and helping them at the same, after the said felony.
The said Joan guilty, no goods, to be hanged, respited to prison after judgment.
The said Katherine not guilty.
The said Hester no true bill.
Prosecutor:—Matthew Perrett of St. Dunstan's-in-the-East, yeoman. Also to prosecute Remye Furkye [Furkie] of St. Martin's aforesaid, goldsmith, as accessory.
Sureties for the said Hester and Remye:—William Rider of St. Martin's aforesaid, esquire, Daniel Santine [Stantie] of the Strand, goldsmith, Anthony Bell of the Old Bailey, foreign merchant, and William Smalman of the same, grocer.
Sess. Roll 541/23, 101, 102, 199, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55, 56d, 58.

7 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edith Sudale [Sudall] of Clerkenwell, spinster, for stealing a taffeta kirtle worth 15s., a smock worth 3s., a wrought coif worth 4s., two aprons worth 3s., and a pair of cuffs worth 18d., belonging to Thomas Smithe [Smyth] of the same, victualler, at the same.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutors:—Barnaby Bennett and Elizabeth, wife of the said Thomas.
Sess. Roll 541/85, 200, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

31 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Clarke of Islington [Hadley], yeoman, for stealing a brown gelding worth 100s., belonging to Richard Pattenson of Little Waltham, co. Essex, clerk, at Islington; and a black gelding worth 100s., belonging to Edward Foster of Hadley, yeoman, at the same; and of the said William and John Carre of Ford, co. Northumberland, yeoman, for stealing a stoned horse colour sorrel worth 100s., belonging to Abraham Bowtell at Tottenham [at Widdington, co. Essex]; and another stoned horse colour sorrel worth 100s. and "one paire of iron fetters" worth 6d. and a saddle, belonging to Richard Woolley, clerk, at the same; the said Carre being charged upon suspicion to have stolen certain horses at Widdington aforesaid, for that he was taken in the company of the said William Clarke, leading a horse stolen.
The said Clarke guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said Carre not guilty. At large.
Prosecutor:—Nicholas Barker of Widdington aforesaid, smith.
Sureties:—
For the said Carre:—Roland Fletcher of Clerkenwell, yeoman, and John Read of Christ Church, London, silkweaver.
For the said Nicholas:—John Harding and Robert Crooks of Bethnal Green, labourers.
Sess. Roll 541/125, 126, 127, 135, 201, 206, 210, 211, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54d, 55, 55d, 56.

3 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edward Shelston of Chiswick, butcher, for stealing six wether sheep each worth 6s., belonging to John Edlyn of the same, yeoman, and John Gerney, at the same.
Not guilty.
Prosecutor:—John Gyrlyn of the same, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 541/84, 202, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

26 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Castle of Whitechapel, yeoman, for stealing a roan gelding worth £4, belonging to John Smith of Stock, co. Essex, yeoman, at Whitechapel.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutor:—Richard Asbiche of Whitechapel, ostler.
Sess. Roll 541/150, 203, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

20 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Katherine Carter [Canter] and Mary Adston [Anderson] of Hounslow, spinsters, for breaking into the house of Alexander Bayes at the same, about seven o'clock at night, no person being in the house, and stealing a pair of breeches worth 3s., two jerkins worth 2s. and four pieces of pewter worth 3s., belonging to the said Alexander.
The said Katherine guilty to the value of 10½d., no goods, to be whipped, but not guilty of house-breaking.
The said Mary at large.
Sess. Roll 541/204, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

23 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Fishe, William Middleton [Myddleton] and John Eckham of Tottenham, yeomen, for breaking into the house of Abraham Oakeman [Okeman] at the same, between the hours of eleven and twelve at night, and stealing eight pewter platters worth 14s., a pewter salt worth 8d., a pewter basin worth 12d., a pewter porringer worth 4d., a pewter fruit dish worth 12d., a pewter chamber pot worth 2s., a great brass kettle worth 14s., a little brass kettle worth 6s., a brass skillet worth 16d., a brass pot worth 15d., a brass "porsnett" worth 7s., a pestle and mortar worth 3s. and a brass ladle worth 10d., belonging to the said Abraham.
The said Fishe at large.
The said Middleton guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said Eckham not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Nicholas Wood, Gabriel Oakeman, John Smyth.
Sess. Roll 541/81, 205, 214.
G.D.R. 2/55.

17 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Curtys, John Jones, William Jones and Henry Yorkeshire of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, yeomen, for breaking into the house of Robert Cage [Caige] of "le Spittle", gentleman, at St. Botolph's aforesaid, about twelve o'clock at night, and stealing a cloak worth 20s., a horseman's coat worth 40s., two pairs of breeches worth 45s., two doublets worth 40s., a cloth jerkin worth 20s., a pair of boots worth 6s. 8d., a soldier's coat worth 6s., a —coat worth 6s. 8d., a safeguard worth 40s., a rapier worth 3s. and a cloakbag worth 12d., belonging to the said Robert; and of Melchior Holland and Henry Holland of Field Lane, yeomen, for receiving and helping them at the same, after the said felony.
The said Curtys guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said John and William Jones not guilty.
The said Yorkeshire at large.
The said Melchior and Henry Holland guilty, no goods, came and put themselves at the Sessions held on 2 August, 13 James I [A.D. 1615], and found guilty, no goods, seek the book, read, to be branded.
Prosecutors:—Katherine —, John Pulman, and Nathaniel Hilles, servant of the said Cage. Also to prosecute John Williams.
Sess. Roll 541/83, 119, 207, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54d, 56, 57d.
P.R.B. 1/49d.

1 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Davies [Davys] of St. John Street, yeoman, for stealing a pewter basin worth 2s. and a pewter ewer worth 12d., belonging to Thomas Cutts of the same, innkeeper, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 10½d., no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutors:—George Wonne [Wawne] and John Bentley, servants of the said Cutts.
Sess. Roll 541/80, 208, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54d.

10 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Alice, wife of Thomas Greene of Kensington, yeoman, for stealing a sheet worth 4s. belonging to Daniel Arthur of the same, husbandman, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 10½d., no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutors:—John Luccocke and Thomas Bryan of the same, husbandmen. Thomas Maxie of the same, husbandman, to give evidence against the said Thomas Greene for a breach of the peace.
The said Thomas Greene delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/166, 167, 209, 214.
G.D.R. 2/54, 54d.

14 June, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Jury writ for the Sessions to be held on 30 June then next following. Issued by Sir Thomas Lake, Knight, endorsed by Peter Proby and Martin Lumley, sheriffs.
Sess. Roll 541/212.

JURY LIST.

Augustine Browne of St. Clement Danes.Sworn.
Richard Ball of the same.Sworn.
Hugh Felle of the Savoy.Sworn.
Gilbert Tyncombe of the same.
Robert Sympson of the same.
Robert Harwood of the same.40s.
John Pasteloe of the same, summoned.
Robert Greene of the same.Sworn.
Richard Tomlinson of the same.Sworn.
William Waverley of the same.Sworn.
Richard Foxwell of St. Clement Danes.Sworn.
Richard Medley of the same.40s.
Christopher Lede of the same.Sworn.
Edward Chambers of the same.Sworn.
George Mynne of the same.40s.
Isaac Duckett of the same.40s.
Michael Backstead of the same.Sworn.
Ralph Capper of the same, late for the Court.
Richard Milward of the same.Sworn.
Andrew Stuckey of the same.40s.
John Blankesby of the same.Sworn.
Daniel Pookes of the same, late for the Court.
Henry Heycock of the same.Sworn.
William Sharpe of the same.40s.
John West of the same.Sworn.
John — of the same.Sworn.
John Porter of the same.Sworn.
James Raves, bailiff of the sheriff.

Sess. Roll 541/213.

JURY LIST.

Christopher Fisher of St. Clement Danes, gentleman.Sworn.
Giles Brownrigg of the same, gentleman.Sworn.
Robert Estrey of Edmonton, gentleman.Sworn.
James Lockier of the same.Sworn.
Thomas Boone of the same.Sworn.
Henry Ayer of the same.
John Muscott of St. Clement Danes.
Walter Baylie of the same.Sworn.
Thomas Lee of the same.
Richard Halsey of the Savoy.Sworn.
John Welche of Edmonton.Sworn.
Christopher Bennell of Westminster.
Thomas Stedman of the same.Sworn.
Geoffrey Pasmore of the same.Sworn.
Roger Hasnepp of the same.Sworn.
Edward Thicknes of the same.Sworn.
Thomas Dunnyng of the same.
William Fludd of the same.
Robert Baker of the same.
Thomas Maddox of the same.
Henry Burnett of the same.
Thomas Sparkes of the same.
Jeremy Fisher of St. Clement Danes.
Henry Medcalfe of Old Street.
Henry Smyth of the Weald.
John Greenehill of Roxeth.
John Page the younger of Wembley.
George Winche of "Okenton" [Tokyngton].

Sess. Roll 541/184.

A.D. 1615.
Gaol Delivery Roll.
John Suresby for a lamb of the goods etc. Delivered by proclamation.
Emma Nott, Elizabeth Frye and Paul White for default of good sureties. Delivered by proclamation.
John Tydinge for the goods of Josias Wessell [?]. Delivered by proclamation.
William Manister [Manyster]. Delivered by proclamation. Richard Curtys for default of good sureties. Delivered by proclamation.
Richard Simson [Sympson] "pro causa romana." Respited without bail.
William Jackson respited to Bridewell.
Margery Clarke, Elizabeth Miller, Mary Steward, Elizabeth Pledge and George Connden for the murder and robbery of Hugh Hasmett [Hasnett]. Respited without bail until the Inquest shall be taken on view of the body of the said Hugh before the Coroner.
William Pellitorie and Elizabeth Brickwood for suspicion of treason, viz "wasshing and clipping of goulde". Delivered by proclamation.
——for two purses from the persons of William Gwilliam and Edmond Floide. The same detained by the warrant of Sir Henry Mountague, Knight.
Edmond Cage for suspicion of accessory to a robbery.
Mary Smith alias Borne for default of good sureties.
Agnes Arnoll for pretending to have poisoned her Mistress. Respited to the order of Sir John Jolles, Knight. Delivered by proclamation.
John Cockman for default of good sureties. Respited to the order of Sir Ferdinand Heyburne, Knight.
Andrew Coxe for stealing a box of clothes.
Jervase Bedham for cozenage. Delivered by proclamation.
Nicholas Thorneboroughe [Thornburroughe] for suspicion of felony. Found no true bill in London.
Arthur Marcrofte suspected of stealing deer. Delivered by proclamation.

Respited for better inquiry:—
Edward Hinckes and James Capell alias Blinckes. Delivered by proclamation.
Robert Robinson. Delivered by proclamation.
Richard Basford alias Berisford respited to the gaol of Worcestershire.
Henry Addyson respited to the gaol of Cornwall.
Elizeus Dockerill. Delivered by proclamation.
John White.
Ann Puller alias Caver respited for Surrey.
John Johnson and Henry Harker respited for Buckinghamshire.

Reprieved before judgment:—
Bridget Thomas, Katherine Price, George Billingsley.

Reprieved after judgment:—
John Slyfeild.
Edward Pingrell.
Henry Hawes
Richard Storie.
Elizabeth Davis.
Edmund Duffeild.
Richard Harris.
Sarah Harris.
William Townes to be hanged by order of the Court.
Thomas Stevenson respited to the order of the Justices. Delivered by proclamation.
Richard [Edward] Taverner respited without bail because outlawed for murder.
Lawrence Longe, William Jones, William Gardener and John Lydam [Lydame] committed by Thomas Vavasor and other Justices of the Verge of the household of the Lord the King. Respited until the cause was known by relation of the same Justices. The said Lydam delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 541/214.
G.D.R. 2/54, 54d, 57.

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p.203. Came and discharged:—

Richard Leared of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, yeoman, for raising a slander against Mr. Burton of the same, saying that "he punished all the whores because one of them refused to let him have to doe with hir."

John Evans of Golding Lane [St. Giles'-in-the-Fields], tailor, to traverse upon indictment with effect, for assaulting Dorothy Nicholas. Brought a writ for judgment outside the King's Court, and was handed over in bail to the next General Sessions to Richard Robinson, plasterer, and John Holland, cordwainer, both of the same (and P.R.B. 1/49).

William Hitchinoughe of East Smithfield, yeoman, to pay 20s. towards the House of Correction.

p. 204. Came and discharged:—

Isabel Wilson of Chelsea, widow, to be of good behaviour, being charged with committing incest with her son William Wilson of the same, yeoman, who is charged likewise.

George Moodye of High Holborn, tailor, for tippling without licence.

Jerome Walter of Highgate, yeoman, for suffering Robert Dixon to escape, being committed to his custody.

Thomas Melton of Mile End, gentleman, for not punishing vagrants and for not paying 9s. towards the House of Correction.

p. 205. Christopher Jerram of Stepney, baker, for peremptory speeches against Thomas Morgan, headborough, in the presence of the Justices.

George Browne of the same, yeoman, for the like.

William Withnoll of Ratcliffe, yeoman, taken upon complaint of Arnold Mabancke, constable, for ill rule in his house.

Walter Nunne of the same, yeoman, for harbouring whores, upon complaint of the said constable.

p. 206. Committed:—

Thomas Steevenson, for abusing the officers of Clerkenwell.

p. 208. Came and discharged:—

Mary, wife of Roger Baylie of Kensington, tailor, for good behaviour.

Katherine Evans of the same, widow, for the peace.

p. 209. John Kirton of Ruislip, yeoman, for the peace.

John Crane appeared in his proper person upon the information exhibited against him by Bartholomew Benson, under the Statute of 31 Elizabeth, concerning the erection and maintenance of cottages etc.

William Rawlins of Ealing refuses to pay 3s. towards the House of Correction.

Abraham Thomas of the same refuses to pay 2s. likewise.

Walter Ellis of the same refuses to pay 18d. likewise.

Ralph Watts committed for default of good sureties for good behaviour, being a dangerous person and can give no account how he lives; not to be bailed till the next Sessions by order of Sir Henry Hobart, Knight, and charged to have robbed his lordship.

Mark Noble of St. Clement Danes seeks the peace against Thomas Musgrave and is sworn in court, therefore let a warrant be made by the Court.

p.210. William Steephenson of Norton Folgate, yeoman, brought in by warrant upon complaint of his wife. "It is ordered that if he refuse to take hoame his wief, then to be discharged from keepinge an Alehouse."

Came and discharged:—

Christopher Medcalfe of Norton Folgate, butcher, brought in by warrant upon complaint of the said William Steephenson.

Margaret, wife of George Paine, committed for keeping great disorders in her house in the night-time, and for selling bottle ale at all hours in the night, by the report of John Wilson, constable. Handed over in bail to Francis Terrey and Richard Langford of St. John Street, yeomen, to appear at the next (and p. 215).

Abraham Musgrave of St. John Street, innholder, brought to the Court by Francis Zacharie, constable, for refusing to watch and ward. Robert Storye the beadle, sworn in court, deposes that when he came to the said Musgrave from the constable to provide a watchman, he said that "the constable was a slave and the beadle himselfe a villaine and wished they were both hanged." The said Abraham handed in bail to William Holland of St. John Street, joiner, and William Trueman of Goswell Street, yeoman, to appear at the next (and p. 215).

p. 211. Order that, at the request of Mr. Sergeant Hutton, Philip Barrett of Hampstead shall be spared from being constable for this year, so as he doth relinquish any privilege from the Provost of Eton, which he doth in Court.

pp. 211–12. Licensed tipplers:—

Philip Milton of High Holborn, victualler. Sureties:—William Chadocke and John Faninge of the same, yeoman.

Thomas Hull of Golding Lane, victualler. Sureties:—Nicholas Goldsborowe of Holborn, gentleman, and Gregory Browne of Clerkenwell, gentleman.

Thomas Roberts of Hampstead, victualler. Sureties:—John Richards of Cow Cross, butcher, and Ralph Haslewoode of Hampstead, yeoman.

Nicholas West of St. Clement Danes, yeoman. Sureties:—Thomas Blackman, tailor, and William Grason, shoemaker, both of the same.

Thomas Dynnicombe of South Mimms, victualler. Sureties:— William Taylor of the same, yeoman, and Nicholas Rowlenton of St. Sepulchre's, yeoman.

Ralph Brenton of Ratcliffe, victualler. Sureties:—John Wilson of St. John Street, yeoman, and Roland Weaver of Holborn, yeoman.

Richard Reeve of Kensington, victualler. Sureties:—Nicholas Ridgdale of St. John Street, yeoman, and George Nicholson of Hammersmith, yeoman.

Hugh Langforde of St. John Street, victualler. Sureties:— Ralph Knevett, yeoman, and John Langford, cutler, both of the same.

Nicholas Wheeler of Clerkenwell, victualler. Sureties:—Richard Hopkins, glover, and John Wrighte, brewer, both of the same.

Amos Spurgin of Gray's Inn Lane, victualler. Sureties:—John Elgare and Owen Walter of the same, yeomen.

William Boulton of Wapping, victualler. Sureties:—Griffin Mather and William Townsend of the same, yeomen.

William Easte of Holywell Street, victualler. Sureties:—John Crosbye, cook, and Ambrose Irishe, yeoman,

Hugh Hulme of the Savoy, victualler. Sureties:—Robert Sympson and John Moore of the same, yeomen.

John Parsons of Whitechapel, yeoman. Sureties:—John Hopkins of St. Botolph's, gardener, and Peter Jegg of the same, cooper.

Richard Taylor of Newington, victualler. Sureties:—Thomas Davies of the same, yeoman, and John Barrett of St. Giles', weaver.

Robert Barnard of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:— Ambrose Hasem and William Rogers of the same, yeomen.

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f. 55d. James Medley of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, labourer, for suspicion of felony.

f. 56. Abraham Wetherall of East Smithfield, butcher, handed in bail to Thomas Collyer of the Tower of London, gentleman, and George Nole of Aldgate, chandler, to appear at the next Sessions after the feast of St. Michael to prosecute his pardon for killing John Ellis in defending himself.

f. 56d. Richard Gill of Eastcheap, porter, handed in bail to John Gitten of Chancery Lane, spurrier, and Abel Garye of St. Bride's, embroiderer, to appear likewise.

PROCESS REGISTER BOOK OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME I.

f.49a. Thomas Kettlewell [Kettle] of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, porter, and Emma his wife, and Elizabeth, wife of Roger Johnson of the same, yeoman, for being common barrators. Certified in the King's Bench by writs of certiorari in the Octave of St. Michael, 13 James I [A.D. 1615] (and Sess. Reg. 2/210, 211).

f. 51d. Sarah Draper of Hornsey, widow, for suffering a bridge called Stone bridge to fall into decay. Pledged of a fine on 10 March, A.D. 1616[–17] and submitted by order of the Justices.

John Barnes and John Emerye of Whitecross Street, butchers, for not working in the highways for the space of six days. Pledged of fines and respited for a fine of 3s. at the view of the surveyor of the highways.

f.52. Stephen Moult of Holloway, Thomas Gray of St. Botolph'swithout-Bishopsgate, and Edward Savage of Poplar, yeomen, for the like.