Sessions, 1616
17 and 20 February

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1937

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145-171

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'Sessions, 1616: 17 and 20 February', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16 (1937), pp. 145-171. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82364 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Sessions of the Peace and Gaol Delivery, on 17 and 20 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].

SESSIONS ROLL.

Recognizances of:—

Robert Rose of St. Katherine's, baker, and John Gamble of Bishopsgate Street, baker, for Roger James of St. Katherine's, victualler, for victualling without licence, and for Edward Kirby of the same, tapster, for drawing beer without licence.
Sess. Roll 547/1, 2.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

John Jones of St. Sepulchre's, cordwainer, and John Leeder of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, grocer, for William Udall of Boreham, co. Essex, vintner, and John Ginnowaye [Gennowaye] of St. Botolph'swithout-Aldersgate, vintner, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/6.
G.D.R. 2/73.

John Manley of St. Mary Aldermanbury, clothworker, and Mildred Wilkinson to give evidence against Thomas Fuller, and against William Hedgman of St. Andrew Undershaft, tailor, for felony; and of John Clare of the same, currier, and John Martin of St. Michael's, Wood Street, tailor, for the said Hedgman to appear.
The said Thomas delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 547/7, 65.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 73.

Simon Fludd of St. Martin-le-Grand, blacksmith, and Josias Clarke of St. Gregory's, London, haberdasher, for Richard Powell of St. Martin-le-Vintry, tailor, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/10.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

Marmaduke Grimston of Field Lane, vintner, to give evidence against Morrice Williams for stealing a cup.
The said Morrice detained in gaol.
Sess. Roll 547/12, 173.

William Paine of Rosemary Lane, carpenter, and George Pitts of the same, tailor, for Zachary Jones of the same, chandler, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/13.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

Peter Davis of Stepney by "le Tenters", pointmaker, and Thomas Welsh of the same, joiner, for Henry Reighnoldes [Reynolds] of the same, carpenter, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/14.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

Thomas Slater of Ratcliffe Highway, sailor [tailor], and Richard Reighnoldes of the same, labourer, for Agnes, wife of the said Thomas, and Helen Natt of Ratcliffe, spinster, for stealing a cloak and a hatband; and of Lawrence Armatreddie and Nicholas Neves of St. Ethelburga's, glovers, to give evidence against them.
Sess. Roll 547/15, 16.
G.D.R. 2/72.

Thomas Fowkes [Fookes] of East Smithfield, gentleman, to give evidence against Stephen George and Gabriel Morgan, apprehended upon suspicion of felony as persons that were parties in the outrageous assembly at East Smithfield, and for breaking of his house and spoiling his goods.
The said Stephen and Gabriel detained in gaol for stirring up a tumult and pulling down the house of the said Thomas and other misdemeanours. The said Stephen respited to Bridewell and the said Gabriel to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/17, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 71.
[See also p. 178].

11 December, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Kebble and Richard Greene of Kentish Town, husbandmen, for John Pulford of Field Lane to appear at the next Sessions after Audrey Collins shall be delivered of the child she now goes with whereof he is the reputed father, and to abide the order of the bench touching the securing of the parish wherein it shall be born.
Sess. Roll 547/18.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

Richard Symons of Whitechapel, whitebaker, and William Nixon of the same, carpenter, for Thomas Stokes of the same, victualler, for selling drink without licence; and of Roger Neede, baker, and Henry Phillipps, mealman, mutual sureties, for the like.
Additional sureties:—Anthony Turner of the same, chandler, and John Potter of East Smithfield, victualler.
Sess. Roll 547/19, 20, 88.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

James Fawdrell of Shoreditch, silkweaver, Hugh Sleigh of Crooked Lane, ironmonger, and George Clarke of the same, fishmonger, for Philip Waterman of Shoreditch, silkweaver, for bruising and wounding Thomas Whaley [Whalley].
Sess. Roll 547/21.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Richard Newnes of Clerkenwell, victualler, and Thomas Gallant of the same, cobbler, for Katherine Gallant of the same, spinster, for that the wife of Robert Browne did depose that she stands in fear that the said Katherine would fire her house, and the officers did complain that she is a "turbulent and unquiet person."
Sess. Roll 547/24.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Thomas Haydon of Cow Cross and Stephen Marshall of Golding Lane, barber-surgeons, for Joan Haydon of Cow Cross, spinster, for wounding and hurting James Kempe and Thomas Stephens; and of Hugh Noke of Thames Street, silkweaver, and the said Marshall, for John Bolson of Golding Lane for wounding the said Kempe.
Sess. Roll 547/25, 26.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Thomas Head of Charterhouse Lane, tailor, and Thomas Thornegate of Goswell Street, victualler, for John Starr [Starre] of Charterhouse Lane, victualler, charged with cozenage by William Draper.
Respited to the next and charged to have cheated Humphrey Dawes of £40.
Sess. Roll 547/27.
Sess. Reg. 2/279, 299, 305, 316.

William Byeworthe of Old Street, blacksmith, and Robert Hartipole of the same, cordwainer, for Ann Hopkins alias Bryers of the same, spinster, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/28.
G.D.R. 2/73.

William Hodson of Long Lane to give evidence against Abraham Reynolds of Clerkenwell and Agnes his wife, for helping certain. Seminary priests to escape out of Newgate, and for entertaining and harbouring Seminary priests in their house, as appears by information of the said Hodson remaining in Court; and of Thomas Tailor of Clerkenwell, tailor, and Thomas Flud of Chaterhouse Lane, shoemaker, for the said Abraham and Agnes to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/29, 31.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.
G.D.R. 2/73.

Nicholas Chattburne [Chatborne] of Bishopsgate Street to give evidence against Ephraim Holtbey for stealing divers of his goods.
The said Ephraim delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 547/30, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d.

James Croft of Clerkenwell, spinster [sic], to give evidence against Mary Man for stealing his cloak.
The said Mary respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/32, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d.

Roger Budred of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, shoemaker, for Thomas Wildinge of the same, baker, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/33.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

John Robinson of Broken Wharf, costermonger, Bartholomew Wittepole of Norton Folgate, John Rodford of Charterhouse Lane, barber-surgeon, and John Evans of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, tailor, for Hugh Browne of St. Margaret's, Westminster, charged to be a common decoyer, and to be one of the four that cozened a man unknown of £6 at play with cards.
Sess. Roll 547/34.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Dennis Smith of Ilkeston, co. Derby, yeoman, and George Williams of St. Sepulchre's, porter, to give evidence against Richard Hatche for felony.
Sess. Roll 547/36.

Thomas Powell, servant to John Betts of St. Botolph's-withoutAldersgate, innholder, to give evidence against Edward Reynoldes for stealing a pair of sheets and a blanket of the goods of John Betts.
The said Edward delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 547/37, 173
G.D.R. 2/70d.

William Bushell of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, tailor, and Barbara Weast of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, widow, for William Seawell of the same, shoemaker, to appear at the next Sessions after Dorothy Mowbroe shall be delivered of the child she now goes with, whereof he is the reputed father.
Sess. Roll 547/38.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.
[See also pp. 175, 189].

Richard Jones of Clifford's Inn, gentleman, for Edward Collyer [Collier] of Reading, co. Berks, vintner, being apprehended in the night by the constables of the Strand for disorders, having a pistol charged.
Sess. Roll 547/40.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

John Reade of St. Andrew's, Holborn, silkweaver, and John Newe of St. George's, Southwark, brewer, for Elizabeth, wife of John Prichard of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler, for felony.
Sess. Roll 547/41.
G.D.R. 2/73.

Richard Tanner of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, yeoman, to give evidence against William Jackson, accused for a common cutpurse.
The said William detained in gaol by order of Sir Henry Mountague, knight, and respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/42, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d.

William Weaver of Westminster, cooper, for Edward Weaver of the same, victualler, for victualling without licence, which he has confessed, and for abusing Mr. Davis, constable, in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll 547/43.

Seth Chapman of Enfield, tailor, to give evidence against John Clothier alias Downes for stealing certain goods out of his house.
The said John respited without bail to the next. Sent to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/44.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 74d.

Edward Pennystone [Pennestone] of Heston, Richard Hewlett of Hounslow, bricklayer, and Henry Leake of the same, blacksmith, bound to bring in Elizabeth Baylie alias Crabb of the same for keeping disorders in her house.
Sess. Roll 547/47.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

John Foxe of Kirtlington, co. Oxon, gentleman, and John Browne of St. George's, Southwark, co. Surrey, chandler, for Thomas Lake of Westminster to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/48.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

John Bennett of Uxbridge, cooper, to give evidence against Joan, wife of Christopher Boulton of the same, sherman, for stealing a hat from John Roase [Rose] of the same; and of the said Christopher and Nicholas Boulton of the same, innholder, for the said Joan to appear.
Forasmuch as it appeared that a felt hat lined with velvet, and a hat-band, which were bequeathed by John Rose, deceased, to John Bennett his brother-in-law, had been "eloyned forthe of the house" of the said Rose by the said Joan, and by reason thereof had now come to the possession of William Winche, constable of Uxbridge; it is therefore ordered that the said Winche shall deliver the said hat and band to the said John Bennett.
Sess. Roll 547/49, 50.
G.D.R. 2/72, 73.

Edward Painter of Hackney, blacksmith, to give evidence against Ann, wife of Richard Wennill [Wynnell] of Stoke Newington, for breaking open his chamber door and a trunk and chest within the said chamber, and taking divers goods out of the same.
Sess. Roll 547/51.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

Richard Awsiter of Northwood, gentleman, for himself and Matthew Butterfeild of the same, husbandman, to answer for their contempt.
Sess. Roll 547/52, 53.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

Richard Addames and John Williams, watermen, for Richard Waller, labourer, all of Old Brentford, for taking a 22s. piece of gold and 11s. in money out of the pocket of William Ingram.
Sess. Roll 547/54.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

William Knight, cordwainer, and John Dennis, barber-surgeon, for Joseph Dennis [Dennys], tailor, all of Westminister, for tippling without licence; and of John Owldham, blacksmith, and Peter Bearde, cordwainer, for William Crofte, tailor, all of the same, for the like.
The said Joseph and William to victual no more.
Sess. Roll 547/61, 62.
Sess. Reg. 2/279, 283.

Matthew Rogers of London, barber-surgeon, to give evidence against William Claredge of Mile End, vintner, for suspicion of murdering Beatrice Claredge by poison, and against the said Beatrice for suspicion of murder; and of Humphrey Heywood of St. Andrew's, Holborn, leatherseller, William Jonson of the same, haberdasher, William and John Oldham of Westminster, blacksmiths, for the said William Claredge to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/63, 64.
Sess. Reg. 2/284.
G.D.R. 2/72d, 75d.

Michael Hawkins of Wapping, clothworker, to give evidence against Elizabeth, wife of Abraham Hawkins of the same, mariner, for stealing linen and pewter; and of the said Abraham and Thomas Herd of the same, constable, for the said Elizabeth to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/74, 78.
G.D.R. 2/72d.

William Shott, Richard Bodger and William Bugberd of Lambeth, co. Surrey, to give evidence against Barnaby Rawlings [Rawlins] of Whitechapel, butcher, for stealing three hogs.
Sess. Roll 547/75.
G.D.R. 2/72d.

Nicholas Chester of St. Bride's, silkweaver, to give evidence against Edward Brownscomb for stealing a carpet "of Aris work" and other things.
The said Edward detained in gaol.
Sess. Roll 547/77, 173.

John Sutton of Fetter Lane, shoemaker, John Marchant of Fleet Street, feltmaker, and Agnes his wife to give evidence against Richard Wood, John Gennoway, Mary Phillipps of Field Lane, spinster, and Ann Hall for a burglary from the said Sutton; and of Thomas Hurste of Little Britain, brazier, suspected to be accessory with certain thieves that robbed the house of the said Sutton; and of the said Mary for harbouring the said thieves.
The said Richard respited to Bridewell.
The said John delivered by proclamation.
The said Ann respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/79, 82, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 71, 73.

John Latham of Cow Cross [St. Sepulchre's] and Christopher Gulley of Cow Cross, butchers, for John Olive of the same, butcher, for killing two beeves since Ash Wednesday last; and of the said Gulley and John Rodes of the same, vintner, for the said Latham for the like; and of William Cox and Thomas Cuttes the younger of the same, butchers, for the said Latham for wounding Henry Newby and John Attkinson, officers of the Marshal's court, having arrested him by a writ.
The said Olive owes 2s. 4d.
The said Latham allowed by the Court a writ of supersedeas, witnessed by E. Coke at Westminster on 12 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Sess. Roll 547/83, 84, 85, 86.
Sess. Reg. 2/278, 279.

[Nos. 547/83 and 85 are written on paper].

John Cryck [Cricke] of Shoreditch, shoemaker, and Uriah Lacey of the same, tailor, for Lettice Cotton of the same, spinster, charged to have rescued Robert Orpen her apprentice from Thomas Sherley, headborough of the same, he having attached him" for being author and causer of very unsufferable outrages on Shrovetuesday." She is to bring forth the said Orpen.
Sess. Roll 547/87.
Sess. Reg. 2/279, 283.
[See also p. 172].

Robert Briggs of Hackney for Alice Bird of the same to give evidence against Helen Mathews of the same for picking 20s. out of her purse.
Sess. Roll 547/89.
G.D.R. 2/73.

William Austen of Hackney, tailor, for Joan Warriner of the same, spinster, for selling defective measures of beer, and for Thomas French of the same for the like and playing in his house; and of Bartholomew Artrige, silkweaver, and Henry Wormesteede, tailor, for Ann Mawkins, widow, all of the same, for selling defective measures of ale.
Sess. Roll 547/90–92.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Joshua Neale of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, vintner, to give evidence against Henry Maunde of the same, vintner, suspected to have embezzled a cloth cloak and divers parcels of linen out of the house of the said Joshua, or to have consented to the stealing thereof, he being a household servant unto the said Joshua.
Sess. Roll 547/93.
G.D.R. 2/72d.

John Stone of St. Margaret's, Westminster, gentleman [clerk], for Adrian Hamon [Hamond, Hayman, Hemon] and George Estone [Easton] of St. Clement Danes [St. Martin's-in-the-Fields], tailors, for rescuing William Lemmon [Leamon] of the same, tailor, from George Darby, one of the bailiffs of Westminster, being under his arrest upon an execution of debt.
Ann, wife of the said William, certified in the King's Bench by writ of certiorari in Easter Term, 14 James I [A.D. 1616], for a rescue.
The said Adrian and George respited for sureties to appear at the next and certified likewise.
Further sureties:—Robert Sherley of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, cutler, Richard Foyle of St. Clement Danes, victualler.
Sess. Roll 547/94.
Sess. Roll 548/15.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.
P.R.B. 1/67.
G.D.R. 2/71d, 73d, 75d.

William Smyth of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, blacksmith, and Francis Lee of the same, tailor, for John Dun [Dunne] of the same, tailor [vintner], and Alice his wife to answer John Murfood [Murford], servant to Sir Henry Riche, knight, and to abide the order of the Justices, and for tippling without licence.
The said Dunne handed over to the next in bail to John Childe, tailor, and David Jones, bricklayer, both of the same. Other sureties for the said Dunne:—Saunder Bennett, tailor, and David Hutchinn, gentleman, both of the same, and John Hay of Blackfriars, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 543/185.
Sess. Roll 547/95.
Sess. Reg. 2/237, 278, 288.

John Johnson of St. Andrew's, Holborn, innholder, for John Huchinsone [Hutchenson] of the same, victualler, for selling ale and beer in his house with defective measures, and keeping a disorderly house besides.
Sess. Roll 547/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Robert Bell of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, tapster, suspected to have embezzled an iron grey "stone coalt "belonging to William Freeman of Great Rollright, co. Oxon, yeoman.
Sess. Roll 547/97.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Griffin Reader, servant to Walter Agar of Edmonton, gentleman, to give evidence against William Courtman for felony.
The said William respited without bail to the next. Sent to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/100.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 74d.

John Smith of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, tailor, and Michael Kirke of the same, sheathmaker, for Robert Iles of the same, labourer, for hurting Henry Metcalfe [Medcalfe] in the head.
Came and handed over to the next in bail to Robert Freeman of Whitecross Street.
Sess. Roll 547/104.
Sess. Reg. 2/277, 283.

Simon Price of Old Brentford, yeoman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/106.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Henry Warde of the Strand to give evidence against Robert Delves of Birchin Lane, goldsmith; and of Francis Blanchyarde of the same, perfumer, and Francis Greenehaghe of St. Catherine's, ironmonger, for the said Robert to appear.
Sess. Roll 547/112, 116.
G.D.R. 2/73.

Morgan Lloyd, Thomas Jones and Griffin Lloyd of the town of Carmarthen, gentlemen, for Rice ap Bowen of the same, gentleman, for selling certain goods by him purloined.
Sess. Roll 547/114.
G.D.R. 2/73.

Thomas Canfeild of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler, to give evidence against Edward Walker for felony.
The said Edward detained in gaol, taken putting a stick—which broke in at a window of purpose to have robbed the house. Delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 547/122, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d.

James Witt of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields to give evidence against Ruth Wise for stealing two livery cloaks.
The said Ruth respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 547/124, 173.
G.D.R. 2/70d.

Thomas Harrison of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields for beating and laming Grace Grastede his servant.
Sess. Roll 547/125.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Christopher Flinte of the Strand, innkeeper, and Edward Robinson of the same for Richard Longe and John Bubb of the same, charged with the making of scandalous rhymes against David Dunne [Donne] of Drury Lane, cook, and his wife; and of the said David to give evidence against the said Bubb and one Taylor.
The said Richard Longe handed over further in bail to Robert Hunt, barber-surgeon, and Henry Terrett, bricklayer, both of the same, to do his endeavour to bring in the said Taylor; and at the next Sessions the said Longe "doth aske Helen Dunn forgivenes upon his knees in open Courte", and is handed over in bail to Samuel Blunte, innholder, and James Burnell, barber-surgeon, both of the same.
The said Bubb does likewise and is handed over to the same. Handed over further in bail to Maurice Shawe of the Strand, chandler, the said James Burnell, and Miles Fawcett of St. Sepulchre's, haberdasher, "beinge committed by the Court for publishinge a libell" concerning the said David.
Sess. Roll 547/126, 127.
Sess. Roll 548/39.
Sess. Reg. 2/276, 277, 279, 283, 291.
G.D.R. 2/76.

Giles Bramham [Brameham] of Knightsbridge, innkeeper, for not suffering Richard Hurst of the same, his servant, to aid John Barefoote [Barfoote], constable, to keep the King's peace being charged by him in the King's name so to do; and of the said Richard for refusing to aid the said constable.
Sess. Roll 547/128, 129.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

18 May, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
John Payne, armourer, and Philip Fletcher of Seacoal Lane for John Mills of the same, glazier; and of Henry Davis of—, glover, for Thomas Price of Westminster, — both to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 547/131, 132.

[These should be enrolled with Roll 540a in Volume II.]

Recognizances to keep the peace of:—

Thomas Farr of St. Bartholomew's-the-Great, tailor, and Roger Gunter of Gray's Inn Lane, clothworker, for Daniel Gould of the same, gentleman, towards Mary, wife of Oliver Baynham of Dalbies Rents; and of Humphrey Edmonds of Dalbies Lane, shoemaker, and Robert Williamson of Shoe Lane, victualler, for Richard Middleton of Dalbies Lane towards the said Daniel.
Sess. Roll 547/8, 9.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.

Samuel Shortwright of Whitecross Street, gentleman, and John Gray of the same for Thomas Taylor of the same, farrier, and Barbara his wife towards Peter Potter.
Sess. Roll 547/22.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Jasper Skevell of Clerkenwell, silkweaver, and Thomas Browne of the same, glover, for Jane Christopher of the same, spinster, towards Thomas Carter.
Sess. Roll 547/23.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.

Thomas Wetherhead of Westminster, blacksmith, for Hugh Creslow of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, blacksmith, towards Henry Sallack of Westminster, barber.
Sess. Roll 547/45.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

John Jones, bricklayer, and William Hayward, tailor, for Arthur Colman [Coleman], grocer, towards William May, all of Westminster.
Sess. Roll 547/46.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.

Philip Austyn of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, baker, and John Burrowes of the same, tailor, for Humphrey Russell of the same, bodymaker, towards Grace Palmer.
Sess. Roll 547/103.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Thomas Cambden of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, carpenter, and Robert Parry of the same, weaver, for Thomas Hutt of the same, chandler, towards Margaret Bryers, widow.
Sess. Roll 547/105.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Tarleton Golde of the Strand, drawer, and John Tayler of Drury Lane, draper, for Richard Dopson of the Strand, waterman, towards Ann, wife of Gabriel Peacocke of the same; and of Robert Holland of the same, tailor, and the said John for the said Gabriel towards the said Tarleton.
Sess. Roll 547/117, 118.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

William Smith of London, gentleman, and Nicholas Haiwarde of the Strand, victualler, for Robert Stillman [Stileman] of St. Clement Danes [St. Martin's-in-the-Fields], gentleman, towards George Miller of the Strand.
The said Robert came and brought a writ of supersedeas which was allowed in Court, witnessed by E. Coke at Westminister on 12 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615-16]. Certified in the King's Bench by writ of certiorari in the Quindenes of Easter, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
Sess. Roll 547/119, 120.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.
P.R.B. 1/67d.

Richard Burges, cutler, and Peter Middleton, both of St. Clement Danes, for Joan, wife of the said Richard, towards Elizabeth Greene of the same.
Sess. Roll 547/121.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.

Informations:—

At the Sessions Henry Theodoricke gave information against the following persons convicted of unlawful gaming under the act of 33 Henry VIII [cap IX]:—Nicholas Neway of Westminster, Edward Thicknes of the same, — Cooper of St. Clement Danes, John Clarke of Ratcliffe, William Kettle of the same, John Harrison of St. Katherine's, Nicholas Person of Whitechapel, — Beady of the same, John Williams of Rosemary Lane, Henry Warde of St. Giles'in-the-Fields, Richard White of Marylebone, Richard Sappe of St. Giles' aforesaid, Silvester Burkett of the same, George Abbott of St. Clement Danes, and fourteen illegible names.
Sess. Roll 547/130.

Indictments of:—

20 April, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Elizabeth, wife of Anthony Standred of High Holborn, and Robert Noone of the same for an assault and battery on Katherine Morisbie [Morrisbye], at the same.
Sess. Roll 547/134.
P.R.B. 1/67d.

Thomas and William Dabes [Dabbes] of St. Mary Ovaries, Southwark [of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields], for an assault and battery on Edward Wilkinson [Wilkenson], headborough of St. Giles'-in-theFields, in the execution of his office of keeping the peace at the same.
Prosecutors:—William Peadle, Margaret Peadle, Alexander Radford, John Crippes.
Surety:—William Rossiter of St. Mary's aforesaid.
Sess. Roll 547/4, 135.
Sess. Reg. 2/278.
P.R.B. 1/67d.

Moses Powell of "Sheare Lane" [St. Clement Danes], tailor, Thomas Fisher and Thomas Rowell of St. Clement Danes, all for an assault and battery on Thomas Bell of the Strand and Ann his wife.
Prosecutors:—Simon Lawrence, William Godfrey.
Sureties:—William Bushell and John Halloway of Shire Lane, cutler.
Sess. Roll 547/39, 136.
Sess. Reg. 2/277.
P.R.B. 1/67d.

Martin [Matthew] Moreton, gentleman, Arthur Gay, mariner, and Robert Stevenson, mariner, all of St. Katherine's-next-the-Tower of London, for an unlawful assembly and for assaulting and robbing Alan Colley of Ratcliffe, gentleman, on Ratcliffe Highway.
Committed to the "bayle docke" because an indictment of felony is to be framed against them. Handed over to the next General Sessions.
Prosecutors:—Thomas Morgan, Giles Pasfield, Edward Preston, Thomas Kewe.
Sureties:—John Pecksall of St. Katherine's aforesaid and Anthony Whaley of Whitechapel, gentlemen.
Sess. Roll 547/66, 67, 69, 71, 137.
Sess. Reg. 2/278, 283, 291, 305.
P.R.B. 1/67d.
G.D.R. 2/72d.

John Powell of Westminster for cutting a purse worth 1d. with 96s. in money in it, and another purse worth 1d. with two gold pieces called "King James his unites "each worth 22s., and five gold pieces called "Soveraignes" each worth 11s. in it, belonging to Richard Wood, at the same; and of Robert Davies of Turnmill Street [Cow Cross] for receiving and helping him after the said felony.
Both at large. The said Powell outlawed on 18 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617]. The said Davies came on 12 April, 14 James I [A.D. 1616] and was handed over further.
Prosecutors:—Humphrey Baynton [Benton] of Clerkenwell and George Cowper.
Margaret, wife of the said Robert Davies, bound over for suspicion of receiving stolen goods and to bring forth the said John Powell.
Sureties:—Thomas Piereson of Turnmill Street, victualler, John Greene of the same, blacksmith, Robert Davyes and John Ashton of St. James', Clerkenwell, William Cabidge and William Bennet of Cow Cross, John Pigbrigge of Field Lane, carpenter, Bilson Brighte of Westminster, carpenter.
Sess. Roll 547/5, 107, 141.
Sess. Reg. 2/287.
P.R.B. 1/67.
G.D.R. 2/71d, 73, 78, 82, 86d.

Richard Deer [Deere], Thomas Martin, Mary Richardson, spinster, Helen Thompson, spinster, and Elizabeth, wife of Henry Betts, all of Ratcliffe, for an unlawful assembly at the same, and for an assault and battery on Humphrey Yelverton of the same, victualler.
The said Deer and Thompson respited without bail; the said Deer respited for the county of Hertford.
Prosecutors:—Elizabeth Pokar, Katherine Kinge, Joan Cadwell, Susan Yelverton, Mary Higdell.
The said Humphrey detained in gaol by warrant of Sir George More, knight, for wounding the said Deer, Martin and Elizabeth Betts, whereby they are in great danger of death.
Robert Kinge of Shadwell, glover, bound over for his dangerous wounding of the said Elizabeth.
Agnes, wife of Thomas Slater of the same, and Henry Priest of Ratcliffe bound over to declare the truth according to their informations concerning the dangerous wounding of two men and a woman by the said Humphrey.
Sureties:—Richard Reynoldes, glover, and Thomas Eastowe, cordwainer, of Shadwell aforesaid.
Sess. Roll 547/3, 68, 70, 142, 173.
P.R.B. 1/67d.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 72d, 74, 74d, 76ad, 77.

25 July, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Elizabeth Randall of High Holborn, spinster, for stealing a woman's gown worth 12s., a kirtle worth 5s., a hat and band worth 5s., a ruff worth 4s. and the lining of a clock worth 18s., belonging to Thomas Cockayne, gentleman.
At large. Outlawed on 18 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Prosecutors:—Robert and Mary Newell.
Sess. Roll 547/143.
P.R.B. 1/67

Samuel Sidley [Sydley] of Saffron Hill [of Charterhouse Lane, gentleman] for an assault and battery on Augustine Jacob, at the same.
Puts himself. In gaol. Indicted in London.
Prosecutors:—Peter Jacob, Marmaduke Grimstone, William Vanner, Ralph Medley, Peter Thorney [deleted].
Sureties:—Richard Bushe of St. Sepulchre's, tailor, Thomas Millet of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, pewterer, and John Broughton of St. Sepulchre's.
Sess. Roll 547/144, 173.
Sess. Roll 548/11.
Sess. Reg. 2/284.
G.D.R. 2/80.

John Thatcher of Chiswick, baker, for stealing five sacks worth 5s. and twelve bushels of wheat worth 60s., belonging to Valentine Saunders, esquire, at the same.
Puts himself. Ill in gaol. Not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Edward Griffin of the same and Richard Morris.
Sess. Roll 547/56, 145, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71, 75.

William Southwell and Nicholas Manbye of St. Clement Danes for an assault and battery on Richard Halsey, at the same.
The said William guilty, fined 10s. and respited for sureties for good behaviour.
The said Nicholas at large.
Prosecutors:—Richard Robinson, John Ball, Thomas Davies.
Sess. Roll 547/148.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

10 December, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Holstocke of Stepney and Helen his wife for breaking into the house of Christopher Davyson [Davison] at Whitechapel, about one o'clock at night, and stealing a gilt bowl worth 80s., a gilt winebowl worth 50s., a silver beer-bowl worth 60s., a silver wine-bowl worth 40s., a hat and band worth 10s., a gallon pot of pewter worth 6s. 8d., a pewter piece worth 2s. 6d., two pewter dishes worth 5s., a diaper towel worth 10s., a holland apron worth 5s., a candlestick worth 2s., "a flaunders spade" worth 2s. 6d. and a brass kettle worth 10s., belonging to the said Christopher.
The said Henry at large. Outlawed on 18 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
The said Helen not guilty.
Prosecutors:—John Bucke of Spitalfields and John White.
Sureties:—William Webber of "St. Gyles' Bushopsgate", "hotpresser", William Hunt of the same, glover, and James Bulman of Cowfold, co. Sussex.
Sess. Roll 547/55, 57, 149.
P.R.B. 1/67.
G.D.R. 2/71d, 73.

Thomas Hutchins of St. Mary-le-Strand for assaulting Lawrence Cobham at Isleworth, and striking the top of his head with a sword worth 12d., giving him a mortal wound whereof he died, so that the jurors say on their oath that the said Thomas slew and murdered the said Lawrence.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutors:—Richard Geale, John Clarke, John Calvert, Susan Collins, William Hughes of Isleworth, Sarah Savadge.
Sess. Roll 547/123, 150, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

Richard Haman [Hannam] of St. Sepulchre's, butcher, for stealing a sow worth 40s. and six pigs each worth 10s., belonging to Robert Wortley of St. Clement Danes, carpenter, at the same.
Not guilty.
Prosecutors:—Thomas Buttrys, James Stevens.
Sureties:—Edward Wade of St. Sepulchre's, plasterer, and William Cowell of the same, horner.
Sess. Roll 547/113, 115, 151.
G.D.R. 2/71d, 73.

George Cownden, James Clapham and Spencer Alford [Holford] of London for breaking into the shop of Gabriel Okeman [Oakeman] of Watling Street, carpenter [cloakmaker], being parcel of the mansionhouse of Robert Latham in the parish of St. Mary Aldermary in Cordwainers' Ward, in the night, and stealing seventeen cloaks of divers colours worth £31 and two riding-coats worth £4, belonging to the said Gabriel; and, together with Edward Hinckes of London, for breaking into the shop of Robert Robinson of Watling Street, tailor, being parcel of the mansion-house of Thomas Tucker, gentleman, in the parish of St. Thomas-the-Apostle in the Vintry Ward, in the night, and stealing ten red petticoats worth £8 10s., fifteen kirtles of divers colours worth £7 10s., five petticoats of stuff called "tufted buffens" worth 50s. and three "forepartes of silke corle" worth 40s., belonging to the said Robinson; and of John Prichard of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields and John Brooke of Whitecross Street for receiving and helping them after the said felonies.
Edward Brooke also indicted together with John Brooke. Came in London.
The said John Prichard guilty of concealing as accessory after, no goods, seeks the book, does not read, to be hanged; for the rest not guilty; afterwards at the Sessions following seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
The said John Brooke guilty, no goods, seeks the book, does not have it because had it before, therefore to be hanged.
The said James Clapham delivered by proclamation.
Prosecutors:—Nicholas Woodd of Watling Street, tailor, Christopher Pope, "Melior" Robinson. The said Robert Robinson and Gabriel also to give evidence against John Gregorie [Gregory] and Robert Riccards [Ricarde] of Clerkenwell, chandler, and Ann his wife, being accused to have received stolen goods.
Sureties for the said Ann:—Richard Barnes of Clerkenwell, cutler, and Nicholas Rumney of London, cook.
Sess. Roll 547/108–10, 153–4, 173.
Sess. Roll 548/38.
Sess. Reg. 2/283.
G.D.R. 2/71d, 73, 75d, 76ad.

Elizabeth Bradshawe [Brodsey] of Whitecross Street, widow, for stealing a woman's gown worth 20s., a kirtle worth 8s., a petticoat worth 20s., a waistcoat worth 3s. and a towel worth 12d., belonging to Robert Taylor of the same, brewer, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 101/2d, no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutor:—Ann Taylor.
Sess. Roll 547/81, 155, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

20 December, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Williams of Blackwall [Poplar], butcher, for stealing a wether sheep worth —, belonging to William Symons of Eastcheap, butcher, at Blackwall.
Not guilty.
The said Symons to give evidence also against Henry Atkins.
John Hunter of Whitechapel, butcher, and Nicholas Cordwell of Mile End to give evidence also.
Sureties:—Brian Lypscombe of Poplar, carpenter, and Alan Leay of the same, baker.
Sess. Roll 546/9, 161.
Sess. Roll 547/156.
Sess. Reg. 2/267, 276, 278.
G.D.R. 2/69d, 71d.

Thomas Mapus of St. Katherine's, tailor, John Martin of the same, silk-dyer, and Roger Season of Ludlow, co. Salop, glazier, for cutting a purse worth 18d. and 40s. in money in it, belonging to Thomas Carre, at East Smithfield.
All not guilty.
Sureties:—Isaac Carpenter, clothworker, Matthew Benn, silk-dyer, John Foote, chandler, and Nathaniel Buse, waterman, all of St. Katherine's.
Sess. Roll 547/58–60, 157.
Sess. Reg. 2/279.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

Elizabeth Miller [Myller] of St. Katherine's, spinster, for cutting a purse worth 12d. and 13s. 3d. in money in it, belonging to Roger James of the same, victualler, at the same.
Guilty, pleads pregnancy, found by a jury of matrons not to be pregnant, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 547/80, 146, 158, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

George Downes, Thomas Garforth and Matthew Nettleton of St. Mary-le-Strand for breaking into the house at the same of Sir Thomas Parry, knight, Chancellor of the Duchy, about one o'clock at night, with intent to steal, and alarming the said Sir Thomas and all his household.
All guilty, no goods, to be hanged. Came in London.
Prosecutors:—John Kempe, Jerome Kempe of the Strand, gentleman, Lewis Kayte, Joseph Bayman.
Sess. Roll 547/111, 159, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

10 December, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Jones and Thomas Watson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for breaking into the house of Edward Wardour, esquire, at the same, about twelve o'clock at night, and stealing two cloaks of pepper colour worth 100s., a green carpet worth 13s. 4d., a silver "porrenger" worth 40s., a Bible worth 10s., a sword inlaid with silver worth 20s., a pair of hangers worth 5s. and a felt hat with a cipres band worth 8s., belonging to the said Edward.
Both guilty, no goods, to be hanged. The said Watson outlawed on 18 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Prosecutors:—Charles Francklyn, Temperance Emnett.
Sess. Roll 547/160.
P.R.B. 1/67.
G.D.R. 2/71.

John Collynson of Hoxton for stealing ten pieces of gold called King James' Units each worth 22s., a grey gelding worth £20 and a sorrel mare worth 80s., belonging to Sir George Southcott, knight, at the same.
Detained in gaol, charged with having taken and converted to his own use the said gelding, mare and gold, which were delivered to him by his master. Not guilty.
Prosecutor:—Richard Lewes. An examination and two letters.
Sess. Roll 547/161, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Dorothy Nubell [Newbell] of Clerkenwell, spinster, for stealing a silver cup worth 20s., two smocks worth 5s., a purple say apron worth 5s., a petticoat worth 4s., two ruff-bands worth 5s., a purse worth 12d. and 22d. in money in it, belonging to Richard Butler of St. Thomas', Southwark, co. Surrey, glazier, at Clerkenwell.
Not guilty.
Sess. Roll 547/98, 162, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Thomas Lee of Chancery Lane for breaking into the house of John Hammerton at the same, about two o'clock at night, and stealing a feather-bed worth 60s. and a blanket worth 5s., belonging to the said John.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutor:—John Howseman.
Sess. Roll 547/163, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Ann, wife of Simon Abbott of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, for keeping a common bawdy-house at the same.
Guilty, has judgment to be carted to Temple Bar and so to the upper end of Holborn and then back again to Newgate, and from thence to the House of Correction, and not to be discharged without warrant of the Court of Gaol Delivery.
Prosecutor:—Richard Jefferye.
Sess. Roll 547/164, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Thomas Roberts of Wapping for stealing a ruff-band worth 5s., belonging to Robert Maddoxe [Maddock] of the same, "daleseller", at the same.
Guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutor:—Abraham Hawkins of the same, sailor.
Sess. Roll 547/72, 165, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

17 November, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
William Jones of St. Clement Danes for breaking into the house of Philip Bowden at the same, about two o'clock at night, and stealing a man's gown worth £5, two women's gowns worth£8, a riding safeguard worth £5, a petticoat worth 30s., nine table-cloths worth 70s., six dozen table-napkins worth 70s., two ells of holland worth 5s., five diaper towels worth 20s., six cupboard-cloths worth 16s., six pairs of pillowbeers worth 40s., six handkerchiefs worth 4s., three nightcaps worth 2s., six silver spoons worth 80s., 3½ yards of broadcloth worth 50s. and two pairs of boots worth 12s., belonging to the said Philip; and of William Dixon of Rosemary Lane, Whitechapel, miller, for receiving and helping him after the said felony.
The said Jones guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said Dixon at large. Outlawed on 18 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617]
Sess. Roll 547/166.
P.R.B. 1/67.
G.D.R. 2/71, 73.

Edward Pigeon of Golding Lane [St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate], pasteboard-maker, for stealing a pair of shoes worth 2s. 6d., a shirt worth 2s., a band worth 6d., a mould worth 2s. 6d., seven saucers worth 14d., and 23s. in money, belonging to Edward Fryar [Fryer] of London, merchant-tailor, at Golding Lane.
The said Pigeon bound over for that a mould, part of the goods that were stolen from the said Fryer, was found in his possession. Not guilty.
Prosecutor:—Edward Pigotte.
Sureties:—John Hopkins of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cardmaker, and Thomas Becke of the same, weaver.
Sess. Roll 547/101, 102, 167.
G.D.R. 2/71, 72.

Martha Hartley [Harkely] of Ratcliffe, spinster, for stealing four pieces of gold called "angles" or eleven shilling pieces, and £8 in silver, belonging to Ann Farryan [Farrian] of the same, widow, at the same.
Not guilty.
Prosecutor:—William Moore.
Sess. Roll 547/73, 168, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

John Kebble [Keble] of Uxbridge for stealing twenty wether sheep each worth 6s. and eleven ewe sheep each worth 4s., belonging to Sir Francis Stonor, knight, of Stonor, co. Oxon, at Uxbridge.
Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—Richard Lewes.
Sess. Roll 547/169, 173.
Sess. Reg. 2/276.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Robert Morris [Maurice] of Stepney for stealing a brown gelding worth 40s., belonging to Christopher Medcalfe [Medcaff] of Norton Folgate, butcher, at Stepney.
Not guilty.
Sess. Roll 547/76, 170, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71.

Coroner's Inquests:—

26 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Inquest taken at the gaol of Newgate, in the parish of Christ Church in the Ward of Farringdon within London, before Robert Lawe, coroner, on view of the body of Robert Smith, late prisoner within the gaol aforesaid, lying dead there, by the oath of Thomas Price, Henry Hunt, Walter Minors, Walter Floure, Mark Cator, Roger Fyst, John Kemyshe, Moses Pryce, William Lloyd, Luke Tyas, Richard Grover and Stephen Stone, who say on their oath that the said Robert Smith was ill of a pining sickness within the gaol aforesaid for the space of ten days, and died by Divine visitation on 25 February last, in witness whereof etc.
Sess. Roll 547/138.

16 January, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Inquest taken as above, on view of the body of William Greene, late prisoner, by the oath of Roger Note, Francis Thorpe, Edward Flory, Edmund James, William Gryffen, Stephen Gray, Humphrey Myte, John Otter, Christopher Parke, Nicholas Roper, William Foord and Anthony Moreton, who say on their oath that the said William Greene was ill of a pining sickness within the gaol aforesaid for the space of seven days, and died by Divine visitation on 15 January last.
Sess. Roll 547/139.

8 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Inquest taken as above, on view of the body of Edmund Noblett, late prisoner, by the oath of William Earth, Thomas Dagger, Thomas Amesday, Thomas Risbie, Thomas Price, John Fretherne, John Stocke, John Cox, John Cops, John Dayrell, John Sydway, Joseph Goffe, Jonathan Allde, Edward Barnes and Richard Glassopp, who say on their oath that the said Edmund Noblett was ill of a pining sickness within the gaol aforesaid for the space of eight days, and died by Divine visitation on 7 February last.
Sess. Roll 547/140.

6 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Inquest taken at High Holborn before Robert Bright, gentleman, coroner, on view of the body of a female child newly born of the body of Mary Cooke of High Holborn, spinster, lying dead there, by the oath of Christopher Purset, Andrew White, John Amys, John Blake, John Watson, Edward Nash, Martin Lampton, Lewis Edwardes, John Wales, John Meade, Daniel Parke, Thomas Fisher, John Cliff and William Clarke, who say on their oath that whereas on 30 January last past between the hours of 3 and 4 p.m. the said Mary, being in a garret in the house of John Conquest of High Holborn, grocer, her master, was delivered of a female child, the said Mary took the said child and threw it down a privy in the said house, where it instantly died; and the jurors say that the said Mary killed and murdered the said child, and that she had no goods or chattels, lands or tenements at the time of the felony and murder, in witness whereof etc.

The said Mary, detained in gaol by warrant of the said Robert Bright, puts herself [on the country], is found guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 547/151, 173.
G.D.R. 2/71d.

12 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Writ of supersedeas, witnessed by E. Coke at Westminster, concerning John Felce [Feilds] of Steventon [Tottenham].
For process at this term, the writ allowed in Court.
Sess. Roll 547/133.
Sess. Reg. 2/275.

2 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].
Jury writ for the Sessions.
Sess. Roll 547/171.

20 February, [A.D. 1615–16].
Gaol Delivery Roll.
— C— detained in gaol by warrant of Nicholas Collin, esquire, for felony acknowledged, to wit 4 hens, a capon and a —.
—mscrofte detained in gaol by warrant of Thomas Fanshawe, esquire, for suspicion of felony, to wit divers — of the goods of William Jackson.
Stephen Marshe detained in gaol by warrant of Henry Spiller, for suspicion of felony, to wit a saddle and other furniture for horses of good value out of the Prince's stable. Respited without bail to the next. Delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 547/173.
G.D.R. 2/70d, 74.

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p.276. Came and discharged:—

Francis Lane, servant to John Bryan of Cheapside, goldsmith, for fetching divers goods using his master's name who never sent him.

John Mole of Gutter Lane, goldsmith, to give evidence against the said Francis for cozenage.

Francis Burrowes of Ivy Lane, shoemaker, and Ambrose Messenger of Barnstaple, co. Devon, surgeon, taken late at two o'clock in the night in Sharpes Alley by Mr. Freeburie the constable.

p.277. Thomas Cowper of St. Clement Danes, victualler, for tippling without licence.

William Huddle of Willesden, victualler, is by the Court suppressed from keeping an alehouse there, for that he has been twice already disabled, and committed to Newgate for victualling without licence in that place, and for that he has since by undirect means procured a licence from Sir Francis Bacon and Sir Edward Moseley, knights, two of the Justices. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Huddle shall be again discharged from keeping an alehouse, and his licence to be taken from him, and this with the consent of the said Sir Francis Bacon, and by his letter under his hand, and of the said Sir Edward Moseley.

p.278. Writ of privilege is allowed to John Crull and Richard Cutting by the Court because they had been bound to appear at this Sessions by Thomas Sanderson, esquire, for a rescue.

Came and discharged:—

Richard Longe of St. Katherine's, for tippling without licence.

Philip Arundell of Whitechapel, for the like.

p.279. Thomas Harte of St. Sepulchre's, carpenter, John Jones of St. Bride's, leatherdresser, and William Bucke of Westminster, carpenter, bound over for Thomasine, wife of the said Thomas, to appear at the next Sessions (and p.283).

p.280. Order for the Churchwardens and Overseers of the parish of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate to receive and keep at their charge Sarah Garrett, daughter of Leonard Garrett, for that she was last settled with her grandfather, John Paley of St. Botolph's aforesaid, carpenter.

Order to the high constables of the hundred of Osulstone to cause the petty constables and headboroughs to make search for all such persons as kill or utter flesh during the time of Lent, and make presentment of all such offenders at the next General Sessions, information having been given to the Justices at this Sessions that divers butchers and other persons do continually sell and utter flesh during Lent in divers places adjoining to the City of London, contrary to the directions of the Lords of the Privy Council.

pp.280–1. Licensed tipplers:—

John Eldred of Wapping, victualler. Sureties:—John Moram and Roger Jones of the same.

William Greene of Westminster, victualler. Sureties:— Fulk Edmondes, victualler, and Hugh Edmondes, gentleman, both of the same.

William Kirbye of Whitechapel, victualler. Sureties:—George Eates, gunsmith, and William Johnson, tailor, both of the same.

George Williams of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:— Nicholas Hayward and Francis Payne of the Strand, grocers.

Robert Pyttard of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:— George Bent of the Strand, and William Clarke of Streatham, co. Surrey.

John Awmey of Westminster, chandler. Sureties:—Edward Riddle, painter, and Michael Lynes, both of the same.

Robert Watson of St. John Street. Sureties:—John Elmes and Richard Johnson of the same, tailors.

Harman Lane of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:—Thomas Carpenter and Robert Fowle of the same.

Thomas Scott of Cow Cross, victualler. Sureties:—Robert Holland of London, cutler, and John Huckle of the same, girdler.

John Deane of East Smithfield, victualler. Sureties:—Thomas Coxe and Richard Glassocke of Turnmill Street.

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.70d. Edward Thatcher respited without bail to the next.

f.71.d. Francis Johnson of Bow Lane [St. Clement Danes], carpenter, and Jane his wife for committing wilful perjury in a deposition in the Courthouse at Westminster, before the Dean of Westminster and others. At large. Postponed to be tried and respited in bail to James Holte of Warwick Lane, brewer, and John Abbott of the same, baker, to the next Sessions; and afterwards certified in the King's Bench by writ of certiorari in the Quindenes of Easter, 14 James I [A.D. 1616]. Further surety at the next Sessions:—Thomas Eglamby of Bow Lane, bodymaker (and ff.68d, 73d, 75d, 78 and P.R.B. 1/60).

f.72. William Southwood [Sothwood] of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West handed in bail to Nicholas Maundy of the same, shoemaker, and John Denham of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, gentleman, to appear and Sess. Reg. 2/291).

f.72d. William Browne of St. Sepulchre's, labourer, for suspicion of felony.

f.73. Robert Michell of Smithfield Bars, butcher, for receiving a cloak stolen from Edward Latham.

f.73d. Order that Alice, wife of Matthew White of Grub Street in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, who was born there and ever dwelt there, be provided for by the Churchwardens and Overseers of the poor of the same parish.