Sessions, 1616
11 and 12 April

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1937

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'Sessions, 1616: 11 and 12 April', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 3: 1615-16 (1937), pp. 194-239. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82367 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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General Sessions held at Westminster, and Gaol Delivery at the Old Bailey, on 11 and 12 April, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].

SESSIONS ROLLS.

Recognizances of:—

Richard Risse of St. Clement Danes, tailor, for Thomas Edwardes of Exeter, gentleman, for abusing Thomas Chatfield the constable, in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll. 550/1.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

William Mortymer of St. Clement Danes, surgeon, and Christopher Fletcher of the same, tailor, for Robert Prior of the same, tailor, and the said William, both for entertaining and harbouring the apprentice of John Fargus [Furgas].
Sess. Roll 550/3, 4.
Sess. Reg. 2/293, 294.

Philip Knight of Spitalfields in Stepney, ropemaker, and John Squier of the same, brewer, for Ann, wife of Thomas Dorrell of the same, to be of good behaviour and abandon the company of Henry Reighnolds of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/6.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Thomas Quest of Rosemary Lane, tailor, and John Darby of the same, blacksmith, for Thomas Harvye of the same, weaver, for hurting John Lawrence.
Sess. Roll 550/12.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Ralph Garnons and William Garnons of St. Katherine's, silkweavers, for Oliver Eeles [Ellis] of Ratcliffe, silkweaver; and of the said Oliver and John Abbott of the same, gardener, for Elizabeth, wife of the said Oliver; and of Gabriel Robinson of Wapping, feltmaker, and George Jackson of St. Katherine's, chandler, for Robert Arnold [Arnoll] of Wapping, tailor; and of Edward Watson of Whitecross Street, tapster, and John Smith of St. Sepulchre's, butcher, for Samuel Bent of Nightingale Lane, tailor; all to appear.
Sess. Roll 550/13–16.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

William Wright of Old Street, labourer, for Mary Whitbey of Newport, co. Essex, spinster, to appear at the next Quarter Sessions for the county of Essex to answer concerning a bastard child born of her body, and also to appear at the next General Sessions for the county of Middlesex and bring certificate of her appearance at Essex.
Sess. Roll 550/17.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.

Edward Flud of Clerkenwell and Francis Burradge of Ivy Lane, shoemaker, for Prudence Prouse of the same, spinster, for assaulting and wounding Joan Monday [Monday].
Sess. Roll 550/18.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

Thomas Cooper of Field Lane, weaver, and Thomas Woolley of the same, tailor, for Thomas Dyx [Dixe] of the same, haberdasher, for assaulting, kicking and brushing Francis Robinson.
Sess. Roll 550/21.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

William Geane and Edward Tiers of Westminster, tailors, for Thomas Seabrooke of the same, bricklayer, for beating George Allen [Allin] of the same; and of James More, brewer, and George Cole, tailor, both of the same, for the said William and Margery his wife to keep the peace towards the said George; and of William Allin of the same, labourer, and John Stafford of Knightsbridge, carpenter, for the said George to keep the peace towards the said William and Margery Geane.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 550/27, 43, 44.
Sess. Reg. 2/296, 297.

Brian Case of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, esquire, and William Yelverton of Shoe Lane, gentleman, for Thomas Delon of St. Clement Danes, gentleman, for hurting and wounding Garret Fleminge.
Sess. Roll 550/35.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

Thomas James of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields and Anthony Blade of Greenwich, co. Kent, waterman, for Katherine, wife of the said Thomas, suspected to be privy to the robbing of the house of Adam Newton, esquire; and of Robert Smith of Long Lane, cordwainer, and Thomas Gelly of the same, draper, for John Gelly of the same; and of George Poole of Ditchling, co. Sussex, gentleman, and William Cumber of Cripplegate, tailor, for Matilda, wife of John Culchesse, gentleman; both suspected to have received certain goods stolen from the said Adam.
Sess. Roll 550/36.
Sess. Roll 551/15, 69.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

John Cade of Whetstone, victualler, and John Knightley of South Mimms, labourer, for Richard Young of the same, victualler, to appear and do his endeavour to bring forth his wife, to answer the misdemeanours committed in their house; and of Richard Whitlock of Chipping Barnet, co. Hertford, wheelwright, and John Goodale of the same, blacksmith, for William Foster of the same and Joan his wife to answer for their misdemeanours committed in the house of the said Richard Young; and of Thomas May of Enfield, maltman, and John Catlinson of the same, surgeon, for John Butterfeild of Barnet aforesaid, charged to live from his own wife and to live incontinently with the wife of the said Richard Young.

Writ of supersedeas, witnessed by E. Coke at Westminster, issued on 12 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16], for the said William and Joan Foster.
Writ of supersedeas issued on 5 April, 14 James I [A.D. 1616], for the said John Butterfild, bound over in bail to — — of Hadley and William Wallys of St. Clement Danes.
Sess. Roll 550/38–41.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

John Wiseman of St. Dunstan's, London, gentleman, and Thomas Barkham of Westminster, barber-surgeon, for Nicholas Rowland of the same, surgeon, for wounding Jarvis Stanlake, the servant of William Stanlake of the same, grocer.
Sess. Roll 550/45.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

William Hunte of Westminster, blacksmith, and William Cooper of the same, labourer, for Elizabeth, daughter of the said William Hunte, for wounding Edward Fippes the servant of William Kellett, surgeon.
Sess. Roll 550/46.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

Thomas Kinnersmith of St. Olave's, Silver Street, merchant-tailor, and Richard Borrington of St. James', Clerkenwell, gentleman, for Bryan Griffyn [Griffen] of St. Olave's aforesaid, gentleman, charged with divers misdemeanours upon the complaint of Robert Phillips, John Hopkins and George Hankinson.
Sess. Roll 550/48.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

William Pulman of St. Clement Danes, butcher, for Margery, wife of Thomas Fynch [Finch] of the same, butcher, for killing, dressing and putting to sale flesh in the time of Lent, in contempt of his Majesty's proclamation and the orders published for restraint thereof; and of John Mannynge [Maning], John Tucker and William Carpenter of St. Clement Danes, butchers, all for the like; and of Roger Oldam of the same, glazier, and Thomas Blowen of St. Sepulchre's, butcher, for Solomon March of St. Clement Danes aforesaid, butcher, for bringing live calves out of the country to the City of London in the time of Lent with intention to have killed them and put them to sale.
Sess. Roll 550/53–6.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Edward Baldocke and Ralph Barton of Edmonton for John Brasier of the same, butcher, to answer.
Sess. Roll 550/57.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Giles Moreday of Norcott in the parish of Hayes, blacksmith, and Bennet Mills of the same, husbandman, for John Besouth of the same, husbandman, to answer the complaint of Richard Leways of New Brentford, clothworker; and of the said Richard to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 550/58.
Sess. Roll 551/32.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

John Boyse of Isleworth, blacksmith, and Michael Feasey of the same, carpenter, being constables in the same, for not punishing rogues and vagrants according to the law; and of Robert White of Twickenham fisherman, constable, there and Samuel Bondford [Bonfoy] of Northwood, constable there, for the like.
Sess. Roll 550/59, 60, 86.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

Thomas Wardner of All Hallows-the-Less, stationer, Robert Lewes of St. Martin's-le-Grand, upholsterer, and James Huitt [Hewetson] of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, cordwainer, for Robert Harrison of St. Michael's, Lombard Street, merchant-tailor, the reputed father of a child born of the body of Ann Ewring at St. Clement Danes.
To stand to the order of the Justices. At the next Sessions of the Peace came and was discharged for that one of the overseers of the poor of St. Clement Danes certified that the said Harrison had taken order touching the keeping of the child.
Sess. Roll 550/64.
Sess. Reg. 2/296, 305.

John Robinson of Westminster, tailor, for Anthony Row [Raw] of the same, cook, and Elizabeth his wife for assaulting John Skynner, constable, in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll 550/66.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

Richard Lea of the Augustinian Friars, London, gentleman, and Edward Forster of St. Andrew's, London, bricklayer, for Ann, wife of Richard Pike of the same, gentleman, bound over at the complaint of divers of her neighbours.
Sess. Roll 550/68.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

John Mallard [Mallerd] of Wapping, glover, for James Adon his servant to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 550/74.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

Thomas Kyrton of Staines, shoemaker, and Henry Howson of the same, tailor, for Henry Arthure of the same, musician, for abusing John Perrye, constable of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/77.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.

Robert Prudens of Kensington for Roger Weston of the same, husbandman, his servant, to answer for suspicion; and of William Marshall of the same, gardener, to give evidence against the said Roger.
Sess. Roll 550/78.
Sess. Roll 551/29.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Robert Griffett of Charterhouse Lane, glover, and William Satterffeild of the same, cook, for Owen Francklyn of the same, merchanttailor, and Joan his wife to be of good behaviour; and of William Price, barber-surgeon, and Roger Baker, victuallers, both of the same, for the said Robert for the like.
Sess. Roll 550/79, 81.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

William Goringe and Robert Munden of Chelsea, watermen, for Thomas Cooter and Philip Haward [Howard] of the same, watermen, to answer the complaint of Austin Ryding.
Sess. Roll 550/84.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

William Forfee and John Fillmore of Old Brentford, watermen, for Edward Kinge of the same, waterman, to answer touching the maintenance of a bastard child begotten on the body of Mary Randoll, whereof he is the reputed father.
Came and committed until he shall perform the order touching the keeping of the child, and discharge the parish of Ealing from the keeping thereof. Delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 550/85.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.
G.D.R. 2/76ad.

John Cope of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, baker, and Christopher Paley of the same, tailor, for William Mapell of the same, blacksmith, and William Madewell of the same, to appear.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 550/88, 89.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

John Ferchilde of Westminster, victualler, for Henry Whyte [White] of the same, paviour, to appear.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 550/91.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

John Winckfeild of Gray's Inn, esquire, and Francis Holmeden of Arundel, co. Sussex, gentleman, for Christopher Blunt of London, gentleman; and of Ralph Cantrell of Gray's Inn, gentleman, and Isaac Hopkins of St. Dunstan's, citizen and haberdasher of London, for George Hopkins of London, gentleman, both to answer "touchinge the bespeakinge of an engine to be made for counterfeytinge of coyne."
Sess. Roll 550/93, 94.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

John Tinseley of East Smithfield, barber-surgeon, and Ralph Pope of the same, ropemaker, for Thomas Hinckley of the same, barbersurgeon, to appear; and of Mary Butler of Shadwell, widow, to prosecute the said Thomas for letting her husband's blood, whereof he died.
The said Thomas discharged because the party is dead.
Sess. Roll 550/98.
Sess. Roll 551/10.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Brutus Greate [Greade] and John Parkins [Peirkins] of Shadwell, shipwrights, for the said Brutus to appear.
Handed over further to the said John and Richard Greade of Grub Street.
Sess. Roll 550/99.
Sess. Reg. 2/295, 349.

Roger Beard of Mile End, goldsmith, and John Beard of Cree Church, merchant-tailor, for John Gregory to appear.
Sess. Roll 550/100.

Thomas Baynbricke of Golding Lane, weaver, and John Fisher of the same, barber, for William Barbowe of St. John Street, vintner, complained of by Sir Peter Haymon to harbour whores and lewd persons at late hours in the night, and to keep a very disordered house.
Sess. Roll 550/105.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

John Haydon of Cow Cross and Matthew Jeffes of the same, gentleman, for Nicholas Bray [Brey] of the same for cozening Thomas Foster and Anthony [William] Lynsey [Linsye] of about £3 at dice.
Committed for default of good sureties, and to appear at the next Sessions of the Peace.
Sess. Roll 550/106.
Sess. Reg. 2/294, 299, 305.

William Russell of Chick Lane, cordwainer, Theobald Buttler of Shoreditch and John Pallmer of Golding Lane, chandler, for Richard Florence of St. Bartholomew's-the-Great, victualler, accused to harbour thieves and other lewd malefactors.
Sess. Roll 550/107.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

William Moyses of Gray's Inn Lane, tailor, and Andrew Musket of the same, porter, for John Reynoldes of the same, porter, and Elizabeth his wife for assaulting and beating Eleanor Baker of Grub Street, spinster; and of James Morgan of Charterhouse Lane for John Pittstowe of Grub Street, shoemaker, and the said Eleanor to keep the peace towards the said John Reynoldes.
Sess. Roll 550/19, 20, 111.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

Roger Pinnard of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, and Bartholomew Clarke of Warwick Lane, haberdasher, for Thomas Townsend of Silsden, co. York, gentleman, to appear upon complaint of Thomas Gascart, whose name was brought in question concerning a horse which he bought of the said Thomas Townsend.
Sess. Roll 550/113.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

John Stockman of St. Saviour's, Southwark, gentleman, and Robert Whitehed of St. Bride's, saddler, for Martin Johnson of St. Clement Danes, gentleman; and of the said Martin for the said John, both to answer the accusation of Leonard Yong of the same, tailor, being vehemently suspected to have cheated him of £5 in money at cards; and of William Tristryn, servant of Thomas Harrison of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, vintner, to give evidence.
The said Stockman and Johnson came and brought writs of supersedeas, issued at Westminster on 12 February, 13 James I [A. D. 1615–16], witnessed by E. Coke.
Sess. Roll 550/116–19.
Sess. Roll 551/75.
Sess. Reg. 2/293, 311.

Robert Stone of St. Clement Danes, girdler, and Cornelius Sanders of the same, tailor, for Gregory Parker of the same, butcher, for resisting Thomas Collins [Collis], constable of Chancery Lane, having my warrant [i.e. of Sir Lewis Lewkenor, knight] to search for flesh in the time of Lent, and laying violent hands on him and threatening to do him some bodily hurt.
Sess. Roll 550/120.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Robert Hoskyns of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, bitmaker, and Roland Dabes of the same, cutler, for Henry Pettingall [Pettingale] of the same and Margaret his wife for taking away a felt hat in a violent manner from the person of Mary, wife of Thomas Henn of the same, chandler, and wrongfully detaining the same; and of John Widdowes, baker, and Nicholas Wright, chandler, both of the same, for Dorothy Sweet of the same, spinster, suspected by the said Henry to have stolen a felt hat out of his house at the same; and of the said Henry to give evidence against the said Dorothy.
Sess. Roll 550/121.
Sess. Roll 551/11, 72.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.
G.D.R. 2/79d.

Ralph Warner of St. Mary-le-Savoy, vintner, and Samuel Blount of the same, innholder, for George Tucker of the same, vintner, for assaulting, beating and wounding William Bartlett of London, carpenter.
Sess. Roll 550/122.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

William Myles of St. Clement Danes, merchant-tailor, for Richard Pike of the same, tailor, for his unjust detention of sundry parcels of goods from Mistress Helen Morton which were pawned unto him by her; and of Thomas Knight of St. Bride's, mercer, for the said Helen Morton of Westminister, widow, for embezzling away a cloth cloak of the said Richard Pike's, which was delivered unto her by him with other parcels of goods.
Sess. Roll 550/123, 124.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.

William Monkesfield of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, carpenter, and Leonard Neale of Westminster, bricklayer, for John Connaway and Thomas Barnes of St. Giles' aforesaid, carpenters, suspected to be principal actors in the plucking down of part of the house of Richard Louch [Lowche] of St. Clement Danes, in Lincoln's Inn Fields; and of Henry Kellway of St. Clement Danes, victualler, and John Bowman of Westminister, cordwainer, for Moses Witt of St. Clement Danes, currier, to keep the peace towards the said Richard; and of the said Richard to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 550/61, 125, 126.
Sess. Reg. 2/293, 295, 296.

Edward Waford and Edward Wilkins of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, cordwainers, for Christopher Subbynes [Subbines] of the same, victualler, to answer the accusation of Katherine, wife of William Proffitt of St. John Street, cutler, for his unlawful detaining of 16s. in money from her.
Sess. Roll 550/130.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.

Ralph Patient and Thomas Sharpe of Uxbridge, mutual sureties, for receiving stolen "ryding wands."
Sess. Roll 550/131, 132.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.

Richard Hogborne [Hogbourne, Hogburne] of Uxbridge to appear.
Sess. Roll 550/135.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.

William Hiet of Poplar and Hugh Evans of Whitechapel for Thomas Grey of Poplar, vintner, to answer Humphrey Powell of London, tailor, and Thomasine his wife.
Sess. Roll 550/139.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Henry Shropshire of Holborn to give evidence against Lawrence Downing, accused to have picked his pocket.
The said Lawrence delivered by proclamation.
Sess. Roll 551/2.
G.D.R. 2/76ad.

John Pullman of St. John Street and Thomas Cale of Cow Cross for Henry Smith of Golding Lane to appear.
The cause appears in his examination.
Sess. Roll 551/5.
G.D.R. 2/79.

William Mylles and John Dyche of Old Street, colliers, for John Allen of the same to appear.
The cause appears in his examination.
Sess. Roll 551/6.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Robert Parker, clothworker, to give evidence against William Corbett.
Sess. Roll 551/7.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Edward Kenes of St. Sepulchre's, cordwainer, and John Bunn of St. James', Clerkenwell, tailor, for Richard Banister of St. Bride's, charged with stealing a silver cup; and of John Blinco and Robert Smith of Fleet Bridge, dyers, and Thomas Knight of West Smithfield, vintner, to give evidence against the said Richard.
Came in London.
Sess. Roll 551/8, 51, 52.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Charles Buckland of the same, carpenter, for felony.
The said Charles respited without bail to the next.
Sess. Roll 551/9.
G.D.R. 2/76ad, 83.

John Clarke of St. Clement Danes, tailor, to give evidence against Thomas Jackson for felony.
Sess. Roll 551/12.

Edward Davies of Fleet Street, tailor, to give evidence against David Morreis [Morris] for felony.
The said David respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 551/13.
G.D.R. 2/76ad.

John Reade of St. Anne's-without-Aldersgate, tailor, John Wilsone, shoemaker, and Richard Pine —, silversmith, both of the same, for Garret Pierse, Teige Kelly, John Connell, Cormacle Callaghan, and Gilla Hanglinge to answer for assaulting and wounding [blank], being all committed by Mr. Edward Forsett, esquire, for want of sureties.
Sess. Roll 551/14.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

Robert Leviston of Westminister, gentleman, to give evidence against Alan Steward of the same, gentleman; and of Richard Walker, victualler, and Duncan Wallase, merchant-tailor, both of the same, for the said Alan, charged with stealing £18 in gold forth of the pocket of the said Robert when they were in bed together.
Sess. Roll 551/16, 34.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

John Dunne of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gilder, to give evidence against Christopher Blunckett of the same; and of John Weare and Thomas Dalton of the same for the said Christopher, charged with stealing a cloak from the said John Dunne forth of the house of Thomas Evans in Seacoal Lane in London.
Sess. Roll 551/17, 19.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

Richard Parkes of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, merchant-tailor, Richard Chambers, John Sherwood, blacksmith, and Perce Hudlon, carpenter, all of the same, for Henry Metcalfe of the same, gentleman, charged to have taken feloniously a purse and 14s. 6d. in money in the same from the person of Margaret Harding.
Sess. Roll 551/20.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

Richard Reighnoldes and Robert King of Ratcliffe, glovers, for John Forster of the same for suspicion of stealing a silver bowl worth 28s.; and of John Edwards of Chancery Lane, vintner, to give evidence against the said John Forster.
Sess. Roll 551/21, 79.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

John Sharp of Rosemary Lane in Whitechapel, gunsmith, and Lawrence Cockerell of Le Minories in St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, gunsmith, for Edward Sampson of Rosemary Lane, tobacco-seller, for suspicion of stealing a certain cloak; and of Nicholas Knevitt of St. Christopher's, London, gilder, to give evidence against the said Edward.
Sess. Roll 551/22, 78.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

William Pasmore of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, turner, and Thomas Mason of Bishopsgate, loriner, to give evidence against Gifford Leake alias Browne.
Sess. Roll 551/23, 24.

Edward Alport of Dunstable, co. Bedford, clerk, William Thredder of Potton in the same county [of Dunstable aforesaid], yeoman, John Reade of Christ Church, London, silkweaver, and Richard Harris of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cutler, for Richard Grant and Edward Thredder of Thame, co. Oxon, yeomen, to appear; and of William Wright of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, merchant-tailor, John Clarke and William Clifton, scrivener, both of the same, and John Ittery of St. Mary-le-Strand, farrier, for Miles Sandes of Eaton, co. Bedford, gentleman, to appear; and of Anthony Ruffin of Reading, co. Berks, yeoman, and Anthony Tilman of the same, woolman, to give evidence against the said Miles Sandes, Richard Grant, and Edward Thredder for assaulting them on his Majesty's highway with purpose to rob them, near Beaconsfield, and for taking away a sword from the person of the said Anthony.
All came and were handed over further.
The said Sandes, Grant and Thredder to appear at the next Assizes to be held for the county of Buckingham.
Further sureties:—Henry Sandes of Eaton aforesaid, gentleman, Christopher Sorye of the Middle Temple, gentleman, Thomas Dell of Chalfont, co. Buckingham, gentleman, Thomas Scotte of Bridewell, brewer.
Sess. Roll 551/25, 26, 45, 46.
G.D.R. 2/79, 79d.

William Greene of Enfield and Robert Baldwyn of the same, blacksmiths, for Thomas Wrighte of the same to answer for taking away a brown gelding, which Thomas Dawson of the same suspects him to have stolen; and of the said Thomas to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 551/30, 31.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

Richard Barker of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, innkeeper, and Christopher Allison of the same, collarmaker, for John Gascott of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler, for selling a stolen horse to John Lucas.
Sess. Roll 551/33.
G.D.R. 2/78d.

John Peirson of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, surgeon, to give evidence against Walter Joanes [Jones] for felony; and of Christopher Wase of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for himself and Katherine his wife, Alice Shawe and Elizabeth Willmore, all to give evidence likewise.
The said Walter respited for good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 551/38, 39.
G.D.R. 2/77.

Decon Bull of Westminster, grocer, and Katherine his wife, both to give evidence against George Stacie for felony.
The said George respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 551/40.
G. D. R. 2/76d.

Richard Pittes of Islington, constable, and Valentine Medcalfe of the same, gentleman, for Henry Smith of the same; and of the said Henry and Valentine for William Blackston of the same, innholder, both suspected to be privy to the stealing of a silver cup forth of the house of Roger Farrar of St. John Street, vintner; and of William Stevens of Cow Cross, shoemaker, for Susan, wife of the said Roger, to give evidence against Blackston and Smith.
Sess. Roll 551/53, 54, 59.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Richard Gregory of Cow Cross and Henry Howson of the same, porter, for John Barton of Charterhouse Lane, broker, for receiving a jerking stolen from James Pollet of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, blacksmith; and of the said James to give evidence.
Sess. Roll 551/57, 58.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Jeremiah Wright of Chancery Lane, gentleman, and Richard Eeffell of Thames Street to give evidence against John Collins on [Collynson, Collyson], charged to have robbed Sir Matthew Carew of money and divers goods.
Surety for the said Richard:—Christopher Effell of Thames Street, tallow-chandler.
Thomas Watson, Bennet Knight and Thomas French of Chancery Lane also charged with burglary and stealing money and divers goods from the said Sir Matthew Carew.
The said John Collyson and Thomas Watson guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
The said Bennet at large.
Sess. Roll 551/64, 65, 118.
P.R.B. 1/73d.
G.D.R. 2/80d.

Henry Pinfolde of St. Clement Danes, feltmaker, for Thomas Kercher of the same, clerk, for being in company with one that robbed William Tilsley of his cloak about 10 O'clock at night as he was walking the streets.
Sess. Roll 551/66.
G.D.R. 2/79d.

Sir John Townsend of White H—, co. Salop, knight, for William Vaghan of London, gentleman, for assaulting and wounding James [blank], servant to John Jonson [Johnson] of High Holborn, innholder.
Sess. Roll 551/67.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Thomas Preston of St. Clement Danes for John Lloode [Floyd, Lloide] of the same, suspected to have robbed his mistress, Margaret Bedo [Beddowe], widow.
The said John discharged at the request of the said Mistress Beddowe.
Sess. Roll 551/68.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.
G.D.R. 2/79.

John Able of Erith, co. Kent, gentleman, and Roland Dabes of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, cutler, for William Floud of St. Martin's-inthe-Fields, gentleman, to answer Pierce Jones of St. Andrew's, Holborn, whitebaker, being charged by him to have conveyed away Isabel Floud his sister, who stands indicted for felony at the Old Bailey.
The said Pierce to appear upon the complaint of the said Isabel.
Sess. Roll 551/71.
Sess. Reg. 2/311.
G.D.R. 2/79d.

Gabriel Greene of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields and Joan, wife of John Cooke of St. Bride's, tailor, to give evidence against Ann Cricke, committed to prison for abusing the Lady Browne of St. Giles'-inthe-Fields in a very base manner, for running at one of her servants with a naked knife in her own house, and threatening to do them mischief, and for raising great slanders on Mistress Foster and her daughter.
The said Ann respited to the House of Correction.
Sess. Roll 551/73.
G.D.R. 2/76ad.

Robert Rushe of Rosemary Lane, gunsmith, to give evidence against William Wade of London, upholsterer, who is suspected of the stealing of certain yards of broadcloth belonging to Sir William Craven, Alderman of London.
Came in London.
Sess. Roll 551/80.

Recognizances to keep the peace of:—

Peter Chambers of the Strand, gentleman, and Simon Bayly of Westminister, tailor, for Andrew Paterson of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, shoemaker, towards William Hodgeson of the same and Ann his wife.
Sess. Roll 550/2.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

25 August, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Ellis Kennis of Rosemary Lane and John Kelse of the same for Robert Jackman of the same and Ann his wife towards Mary Chambers and Susan Brian of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/5.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Richard Glossop of Stepney, clerk, and Roger Kiddey of the same, tailor, for Hester, wife of William Rogers of Ratcliffe Highway, towards Elizabeth, wife of John Stroude.
Sess. Roll 550/7.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Michael Allen of St. Katherine's, brazier, and Nicholas Hench of the same, brewer, for Ralph Rotherford of the same, blacksmith, and Jane his wife towards William Browne.
Sess. Roll 550/8.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Robert Jakeman and John Noke of East Smithfield, cordwainers, for Katherine Maurice, Edith Cooke, Elizabeth Young and Rebecca Bartlett of the same, spinsters, towards Margaret Medcaff.
Sess. Roll 550/9.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

John Barns of Wapping, cordwainer, and William Tinckerson of the same, brewer, for Bridget, wife of the said John, towards Richard Norie, Elizabeth his wife, and Dorothy Norie.
Sess. Roll 550/10.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

William Hickes of Rosemary Lane, gardener, and Richard Gode of the same, cooper, for Francis Brassbridge of the same, wine-cooper, towards Richard Gore and Mary his wife.
Sess. Roll 550/11.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Thomas Ellis of Cow Cross and Richard Duke of Carter Lane, tailors, for Dorothy Ellis of Cow Cross, spinster, towards John Staise.
Sess. Roll 550/22.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

Martin Jewell and Abraham Bucket of Field Lane, combmakers, for Zachariah Taylor of the same, combmaker, towards Thomas Ewer.
Sess. Roll 550/23.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

George Cotterell of Shoreditch, victualler, and Robert Mees of "Bethlem" for John Hall of Shoreditch, ropemaker, Agnes his wife, and Edith Hitchcock of the same, spinster, towards Sisley Baseley.
Sess. Roll 550/24.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

Edward Dell of Holywell Street, butcher, and Robert Phillipps of the same, tailor, for John Brackeston of the same, butcher.
Sess. Roll 550/25.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

John Morley of Grub Street, plasterer, and Stephen Bond of Whitecross Street, victualler, for John Turner of Grub Street, tailor.
Sess. Roll 150/26.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

John Fisher of Westminster, gentleman, Elizabeth his wife and Dorothy his daughter, and Mary, wife of George Gawen of the same, gentleman, all towards the said George Gawen; and of Alice Maundie of the same, widow, towards the said Elizabeth.
Sureties:—Edward Newsam of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler, John Gibbes of Westminster, paviour, and William Lancaster of the same, esquire.
Sess. Roll 550/28, 29, 31, 32, 65.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

Thomas Wright the younger of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields and John Cocke of the Savoy for Thomas Wright the elder of St. Martin's aforesaid and Ann Colman his daughter towards George Harperlie.
Sess. Roll 550/30, 34.
Sess. Reg. 2/295, 296.

John Hill of Westminster, gentleman, and Thomas Godfrey of Lambeth, co. Surrey, waterman, for Roger Usherwood of Westminster, cordwainer, towards Edmund Robert, and for a bloodshed committed upon him.
Sess. Roll 550/33.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.
P.R.B. 1/70d.

John Lawrence of Uxbridge and Richard Dayrey of Hillingdon, fisherman, for Matthew Starre of Uxbridge, barber, towards Thomas Birbancke of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/42.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

Nicholas Lane of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, collier, and Stephen Master of the same, butcher, for Avice Fearfeilde of the same, spinster, towards Elizabeth, wife of Michael Lynes [Lines] of Westminster; and of Thomas Owldnall of the same, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Nicholas Crosse of the same, fishmonger, for Bridget, wife of John Sadler of St. Martin's aforesaid, towards the said Michael and Elizabeth; and of Thomas Fermer of Westminster, vintner, and John Walker of the same, farrier, for the said Michael and Elizabeth.
Sess. Roll 550/47, 63, 92.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

Evan Pryce of St. Bride's, tailor, Humphrey Flod of St. Michael's, Cornhill, upholsterer, and John Roberts of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, for Margaret Roberts of the same, spinster, towards Mary Woodford.
Sess. Roll 550/49.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

Stephen Marshall of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, armourer, and William Savery of the same, baker, for Jane, wife of William Tompson of the same, baker, Helen, wife of Christopher Anderson of the same, silkweaver, and Jane, wife of the said Stephen, towards John Seager of the same, weaver; and of Charles Mason, silkweaver, and Henry Dawes, baker, both of the same, for the said John Seager.
Sess. Roll 550/50, 75, 76.
Sess. Reg. 2/296, 297.

David Powell of Westminster towards Elizabeth Atkinson.
Sess. Roll 550/62.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.

John Norland and Edmund Batt of Hillingdon for Henry Freeman of the same, butcher.
Sess. Roll 550/69.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

William Bird and John Egerton of Uxbridge, shoemakers, for Richard Johnson of the same, shoemaker, towards Henry Gregorie of the same, shoemaker; and of the said William and Richard Halsey of the same for the said Henry towards the said Johnson; and of the said John and George Batty of the same, shoemaker, for William Cowdocke of the same, shoemaker, and Susan, wife of the said Richard Johnson, towards the said Henry.
Sess. Roll 550/70, 71, 133, 134.
Sess. Reg. 2/293, 295.

Jerome Baillie [Baylie] and Robert Rudd of Ruislip for Richard Peckett of the same; and of Richard Nellam and Richard Reading of the same for the said Jerome; both towards John Nicholas of the same, blacksmith.
The said Rudd respited to the next, for the peace.
Sess. Roll 550/72, 73.
Sess. Reg. 2/295, 305.

John Laundricke of Clerkenwell, petty-chapman, and Thomas Moscroppe of the same, victualler, for Alexander Livingston [Levinston] of the same, labourer.
Sess. Roll 550/80.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Richard Mordocke of Old Brentford, waterman, for Richard Goslyng [Goslinge] of the same, waterman, towards Thomas Sybson of the same, waterman.
Sess. Roll 550/82.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

William Bray of Hammersmith, wheelwright, and Thomas Holden of the same for Bartholomew Webster of the same, carpenter, towards Henry Fisher of the same, carpenter.
Sess. Roll 550/83.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Robert Browne of Westminster, brewer, and Roger Bennit of the same for Elizabeth, wife of the said Robert, towards Elizabeth, wife of John Holmes of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/90.
Sess. Reg. 2/298.

Robert Prudence of Kensington, innholder, and Peter Cripps of Fulham, brickmaker, for Agnes, wife of the said Robert, towards Elizabeth, wife of Peter Austen of the same.
Sess. Roll 550/95.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

Ralph Keyes of Westminster, carpenter, and Hugh Rowland of the same, labourer, for David Lewes of the same, plasterer, towards Joan Kente of the same, spinster.
Sess. Roll 550/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

Richard Reade of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, baker, and Francis Reade of the same, tailor, for William Nelham of the same, baker, towards Agnes, wife of John Goodwin of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, embroiderer.
Sess. Roll. 550/97.
Sess. Reg. 2/297.

John Frauncis of Knockfergus, smith, and John Jackson of the same, labourer, for William Dannell [Daniell] of the same, shoemaker, and Joan his wife.
Sess. Roll 550/101, 103.
Sess. Reg. 2/294, 295.

William Newman of Ratcliffe, feltmaker, for John Newman of the same, brewer.
Sess. Roll 550/102.
Sess. Reg. 2/295.

John Katheringham of East Ham, co. Essex, pewterer, and John Hall of Holywell Street, cordwainer, for Nicholas Wright of London towards William Whaley.
Sess. Roll 550/110.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

Andrew White of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, chandler, and John Wylkes of the same, tailor, for Thomas Hodges of the same, baker, towards William Graunger.
Sess. Roll 550/112.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

George Harperly and Humphrey Goringe, labourer, of St. Martin'sin-the-Fields, for Alan Turner of the same, shoemaker, towards John Kempe of the same; and of Erasmus Fynche, cross-bowmaker, and the said Kempe for Thomas Norton of the same, gentleman, towards the said Alan.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 550/114, 115.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.

William Elliott of St. Andrew's, Holborn, carpenter, for Isard, wife of John Gwilliams [Gwillings] of the same, beer-brewer, towards Tristram Field of the same, shoemaker.
Sess. Roll 550/127.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.

Henry Bate the elder of Christ Church, London, silkman, and Henry Sibley of the Liberty of the Tower of London, haberdasher, for Henry Bate the younger of the same, haberdasher, towards William Hobock of the same, clerk.
Sess. Roll 550/136.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

William Barrett of "le Minorites" within the jurisdiction of the Tower of London, goldsmith, and Gervase Barrett of London, haberdasher, for Robert Hayne of the Minories aforesaid, clothworker, and Thomas Mayton of the same, clothworker [goldsmith], towards the Master and Wardens of the Company of Clothworkers in London.
Sess. Roll 550/137, 138.
Sess. Reg. 2/292.

Indictments of:—

William, Lord Pagett, being Lord of the Manor of West Drayton, for allowing a bridge at West Drayton which has been from time out of mind in a certain place called "le Drayton Moore" over a certain stream called "le coney streame," to fall into ruin and decay by his default so that the king's subjects are not able to pass over without great danger and annoyance.
Discharged from process by order of the Court.
Order that process be stayed against the inhabitants of West Drayton for the decay of Drayton Bridge until the said Lord Pagett has appeared and taken order upon his indictment.
Prosecutors:—Richard Hurl —, Robert Hitche.
Sess. Roll 550/141.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.
P.R.B. 1/69d.

Wapping, gentleman, Robert Symcocks [Simcocke] of St. Clement Danes, Anthony Willand of St. James', Clerkenwell, Richard Packsford [Packford] of Whitechapel, William Armes of St. Botolph'swithout-Aldgate, Henry Preeste of Ratcliffe and Charles Kenniston of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, all being constables, for not doing their best endeavour to apprehend, punish and transport certain vagrant persons who were taken going about begging in the places aforesaid.
The said Heard, Packford and Preeste fined 2s. 6d. each; the rest pledged for fines.
Prosecutors:—George Raymond, Nicholas Moreton.
Sess. Roll 550/142–9.
P.R.B. 1/69d.

Thomas Allyson of Westminster [Shire Lane], joiner, for an assault and battery on Rose, wife of Evan Price, at the same.
Acknowledged, fined 12d.
Sureties:—Richard Benson, joiner, and Robert Gill, shoemaker, both of Shire Lane.
Sess. Roll 550/67, 150.
Sess. Reg. 2/296.
P.R.B. 1/69d.

Francis Huggins of Clerkenwell, gentleman, and Ann his wife for assaulting, beating and imprisoning George Fletcher, constable of the same, in the execution of his office at the same.
Both acknowledged, fined 2s. each.
Prosecutors:—John Peireson, Christopher Sicklinge, John Haley.
Sureties:—Aaron Holland and John Sherley of Clerkenwell, gentlemen.
Sess. Roll 550/104, 151.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.
P.R.B. 1/69d.

Edward Gilbye of St. Giles', Cripplegate, George Jerningham of St. Clement Danes, gentleman, George Tyndall of St. Andrew's, Holborn, William Cooke, gentleman, and Bridget his wife, Thomas Howell and Mary his wife, John Hallifaxe, and Katherine, wife of Richard Knight, all of the same, Thomas Abington of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, gentleman, Mary Russell, widow, Margaret, wife of Edward Ewere, gentleman, Mabel Griffeth, spinster, William Vavasor, esquire, Mary, wife of Tristram Woodward, gentleman, Lady Elizabeth Browne, widow, Ralph Varney, gentleman, Robert Vaughan, gentleman, Alice, wife of Robert Briante, girdler, Dorcas, wife of John Draper, gentleman, John Waldron, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, and Simon Clarke, gentleman, all of the same, Sarah Smythe of St. Andrew's, Holborn, spinster, Lady [blank] Lentle, wife of Sir Francis Stonner, knight, and Mary Wye and Elizabeth Lyll, spinsters, all of the same, John Robinson of St. James', Clerkenwell, tailor, and Agnes his wife, Mary Gower and Elizabeth Reynoldes, spinsters, Jane, wife of Christopher Beeston alias Hutchenson, gentleman, William Allen, Katherine Cashe alias Nurse alias Hutchenson, spinster, Margaret Talbott, widow, Peter Smyth, printer, John Higgens, labourer, John Webbe, esquire, Robert Reynoldes and Jane his wife, Hugh Thompkins, blacksmith [deleted], John Warley, glazier, Grace, wife of William Cooper, baker, Edmund Yates, esquire, Richard Aldreer, Sarah Brockett, spinster, Elizabeth Bouldinge and Katherine Copley, spinsters, and Joachim Ball, schoolmaster, all of the same, all for not coming to church since 1 January, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16], for the space of three months.
Proclamation made according to the Statute.
Sess. Roll 550/152.
P.R.B. 1/69d–70d.

George Lilley of St. Clement Danes for stealing one piece of tuftaffata worth 2s., two and a half yards of say worth 5s., two ells of "danix" [darnex] (fn. 1) worth 5s., one piece of buckram worth 9s., two cushions worth 2s., four yards of "mixte buffin" worth £3, six yards of mixed lace, "one Scottish worke cushione" worth 1s., threequarters of a yard of a needlework border worth 2s. and three-quarters of a yard of fringe worth 3s., belonging to Charles Spence, at the same.
At large. Outlawed.
Prosecutor:—Edward Spence.
Call to Sir John Garrard for an examination.
Sess. Roll 551/81.
P.R.B. 1/69.
G.D.R. 2/77.

John [Thomas] Gunne of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for breaking into the house of Richard Dunne of the same, gridler, at the same, about eleven o'clock at night, and stealing three dozen girdles worth £3 6s. 7d., a pair of hangers worth 12d. and a shirt worth 12d., belonging to the said Richard.
Not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony to the value of 10d., no goods, to be whipped. Respited without bail to the next. At the Sessions of Goal Delivery on 16 May, 14 James I [A.D. 1616] puts himself as above.
Sess. Roll 551/35, 82.
G.D.R. 2/76ad, 78, 81d.

Anthony Hughes of Marylebone for breaking into the house of Thomas Rookewood, esquire, at the same, about eleven O'clock at night, alarming his household, and stealing a cloak worth 16s., a pair of breeches worth 5s. and a sword worth 3s. 4d., belonging to Thomas Eaton of the same, being in the said house.
Not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony to the value of 10d., no goods, to be whipped. At the Sessions of Gaol Delivery on 16 May, 14 James I [A.D. 1616] puts himself as above.
Sess. Roll 551/37, 83.
G.D.R. 2/78, 81d.

9 August, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Henry Cotterell of High Holborn and Prudence his wife, and William Pattyn [Patten] of the same, tailor, for counterfeiting a writing purporting to be a licence for keeping an alehouse granted out of the Exchequer, and for counterfeiting the Privy Seal.
The said William at large. Outlawed.
The said Henry and Prudence not guilty. At the Sessions of Gaol Delivery held on 16 May, 14 James I [A.D. 1616] put themselves and are not guilty.
Sess. Roll 551/86.
G.D.R. 2/78, 81d.
P.R.B. 1/69.

17 May, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
Precept, issued by Sir John Jolles, knight, Mayor of the City of London, Sir Henry Mountague, knight, Recorder of the City of London, Sir Thomas Bennett, knight, and Sir Stephen Soame, knight, directed to the Sheriffs of Middlesex, to cause twelve lawful men of the neighbourhood of High Holborn to come to the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey on the same day to try the said Henry and Prudence Cotterell for the treason and felony whereof they are indicted.
Endorsed by William Gore and John Gore, sheriffs, that the execution of the precept appears in a certain panel annexed to the same.
Names of jurors for the said Henry and Prudence:—
Thomas Hill
John Wilde
Robert Marshe
Abraham Rolfe
William Marshe
George Smyth
Roger Stephenson
Joseph Holding
Richard Tuffnell
Richard Moryan
John Mitchell
John Lowe.
All sworn.
Sess. Roll 551/84, 85.

Thomas Gryme [Grymes] of St. Clement Danes for breaking into the house of Richard Hammerton at the same, about two o'clock at night, alarming his household, and stealing a pair of playing tables worth 2s., belonging to the said Richard.
Committed because indicted for felony. Not guilty.
Sess. Roll 551/88.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

William Ramshawe of St. Andrew's, Holborn, Joseph Emney of St. Bartholomew's-the-Great, tailor, Mary Foarde [Foord], spinster, and John Gynnaway [Gennoway], both of St. Andrew's aforesaid, all for stealing three pairs of sheets worth 10s., three pairs of pillowbeers worth 2s., two and a half dozen napkins worth 5s., a holland apron worth 6d., a stomacher worth 12d., two dozen towels worth 10s., two wrought stomachers worth 2s., three pairs of cuffs worth 6d., two ells of lace worth 2s., three pewter candlesticks worth 12d., three pewter porrengers worth 3d., three tiffany neckcloths worth 3d., six handkerchiefs worth 6d. and three cross-cloths worth 3d., belonging to Marmaduke Grymston [Grimston] of Field Lane, vintner, at Holborn aforesaid.
The said William and John guilty, no goods, seek the book, read, to be branded.
The said Mary not guilty.
The said Joseph at large. Also charged to be accessory to a felony committed by the said Gennoway and Foord, came and was committed because indicted for felony. Found not guilty. Outlawed at the Sessions held on 16 April, 16 James I [A.D. 1618].

Sureties:—John Levins of Cow Lane, draper, and William Benningfeild of Framlingham Castle, co. Suffolk, gentleman, for the said Joseph.
Sess Roll 551/55, 62, 89.
P.R.B. 1/69.
G.D.R. 2/77d, 79, 86, 87d.

Robert Hartipoole of St. Giles-without-Cripplegate, shoemaker, for breaking into the shop of Robert Sherley of St. Martin's-in-theFields, at the same, about twelve o'clock at night, alarming the said Sherley, and stealing sixteen swords worth £13, half a yard of velvet worth 8s., a coif worth 2s. and half an ounce of silk worth 6d., belonging to the said Sherley.
Not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
The said Sherley to give evidence also against Edward Kins [Kens] of Charterhouse Lane, shoemaker, who was bound over for that two swords which were stolen from the said Sherley were sold by him, and he is to do his endeavour to bring forth the party who delivered the same to him.
The said Hartipoole also bound over for that a rapier, part of the said stolen goods, was found in his possession.
Sureties:—Tobias Atkins of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, wiredrawer, Thomas Smith of the same, girdler, William Jones, citizen and barber-surgeon of London, George Kilby of Charterhouse Lane, shoemaker, Leonard Richardson of St. Sepulchre's, shoemaker, and John Dicke of St. Giles' aforesaid, collier.
Sess. Roll 547/35, 99.
Sess. Roll 551/42–4, 90.
G.D.R. 2/72d, 77d, 78d.

William Goodwyn of Uxbridge for stealing nine yards of canvas worth 5s. belonging to Matthew Bates of the same, glover, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutor:—Thomas Bates of the same, glover.
Sess. Roll 551/76, 91.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

Arnold Davis of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate for breaking into the house of John Evans of Chiswell Street, porter, at St. Giles' aforesaid, about one p.m., and stealing a charger worth 2s., two pewter dishes worth 3s., a pewter pot worth 12d., a candlestick worth 10d., a salt worth 12d., a pewter cup worth 4d. and a fruit dish worth 4d., belonging to the said John.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 551/61, 92.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

George Houseman [Howsman] of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for stealing £ 9 in money belonging to Simon Higges of the same, at the same.
Not guilty.
Sess. Roll 551/36, 93.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

Samuel Pollard of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for breaking into the house of Roger Palmer at the same, about nine o'clock at night, and stealing a cloak worth 10s. belonging to William Moyle of the same, being in the said house.
Not guilty.
Sess. Roll 551/70, 94.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

Margaret Towe [Tewe] of St. Margaret's, Westminster, spinster, for stealing an old broken band worth 6d. and a handkerchief worth 2d., belonging to Thomas Filer of the same, labourer, at the same.
Guilty to the value of 10s., no goods, to be whipped.
Sess. Roll 551/87, 95.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

Margaret, wife of Robert Davies of Turnmill Street, for stealing a clock of mingled colour laced with silk and gold lace worth £4 belonging to Richard Parratt, gentleman, at the same.
Committed because indicted for felony. Not guilty.
Prosecutors:— John Pulman, Henry Newbye, Owen Francklen.
Sess. Roll 551/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/299.

Francis Gryse [Grise, Grosse] and Robert Stephens of Hampstead for stealing a white ewe sheep worth 6s. 8d. belonging to Edward Marshe of the same, at the same.
The said Francis guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded. Now prisoner in the gaol of Newgate.
The said Robert not guilty.
Prosecutor:—Henry Love.
Sess. Roll 551/27, 28, 97.
G.D.R. 2/79.

Thomas Hobbes and John Hatton of East Smithfield for breaking into the house of John Cox [Cockes] of the same, victualler, in Rosemary Lane, about six o'clock at night, and stealing a coverlet worth 10s., a blanket worth 12d. and a sheet worth 2s., belonging to the said John Cox.
Both guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Prosecutor:— Walter Dawes of Rosemary Lane, collier.
Sess. Roll 551/48, 50, 98.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

Christiana Pickeringe of St. Mary-le-Savoy in the Strand, spinster, for stealing thirteen pieces of gold coin called Units worth £14 6s., one piece of gold coin worth 11s., and 21s. 2d. in money, belonging to David Lloyde [Lloid] of Merioneth, gentleman, from off his person, out of his pocket, at the Strand; and of Richard Robinson, vintner, and John Chapman, both of the same, for receiving and helping her after the said felony.
The said Christiana not guilty.
The said Richard and John discharged because the principal not guilty. The said John delivered by proclamation.
Prosecutors:—John Evans of Golding Lane and Rice-David Ap Morgan of Merioneth.
Sureties:—Richard Halsey of the Strand, vintner, and John Graves of the same, coachmaker.
The said Richard Halsey and David Lloid bound over to keep the peace towards each other.
Sess. Roll 550/108, 109.
Sess. Roll 551/3, 4, 56, 60, 99.
Sess. Reg. 2/294.
G.D.R. 2/76a, 77d, 79.

Elizabeth Willett of Limehouse, spinster, for stealing five barrels of tar worth 80s. belonging to William Palmer, at the same.
Not guilty. Acquitted.
Prosecutors:—Richard Whitlocke of London, merchant, William Pulman of Limehouse, ropemaker, and Mary his wife, David Parrey.
The said Pulman to bring forth Edward Burde [Birde], servant to a brewer, who sold to the said Pulman the five barrels of tar belonging to the said Palmer, for which the said Elizabeth is indicted.
The said Edward acknowledges, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Sess. Roll 551/47, 100.
G.D.R. 2/77d, 79d, 81, 82d.

John Robinson and Thomas Harding of St. Mary-le-Savoy for stealing a pewter chamber-pot worth 2s. and a pewter pint pot worth 2d., belonging to David Dunne [Donne, Dun] of the same, cook, at the same, which said goods were taken about them at the time of their apprehension.
Both guilty to the value of 10 1/2d, no goods, to be whipped.
Prosecutors:—Thomas Powell of the same, Hugh Garde.
The said David and Thomas Powell bound over to keep the peace towards William Talman of St. Clement Danes, tailor. Surety:— Henry Hadwell of Dowgate, tailor.
Sess. Roll 550/128, 129.
Sess. Roll 551/74, 101.
Sess. Reg. 2/293.
G.D.R. 2/77d.

John Hurlocke of Sudbury [Roxey] and Isabel his wife for stealing three wether sheep each worth 5s. belonging to John Page of the same, at the same £ and of the said Isabel for stealing one wether sheep worth 5s. belonging to Gilbert Gerrard, esquire, at the same; and of John Gray of the same and the said John Hurlocke for stealing one wether sheep worth 5s. belonging to a man unknown, at the same.
The said John Hurlocke not guilty on first charge, guilty on second, seeks the book, does not read, to be hanged.
The said Isabel not guilty.
The said John Gray guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—John Greenehill [Greenhill] of Sudbury. He and the said John Page made default because they did not give evidence upon the trial of the prisoners.
Sess. Roll 551/51, 52, 102–4.
G.D.R. 2/77, 77d.

Patrick O'Rourke and Dennis Murhoe of Westminster for stealing two pairs of silk stockings worth £3 10s. out of a chest in the house of Alice Sladinges, widow, at the same, being the goods of Alice Bartey, widow.
The said Patrick guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
The said Dennis at large. Outlawed.
Prosecutors:—Elizabeth Kellye of Westminster, widow, and Alice Bartridge of the same, spinster.
Sess. Roll 551/41, 105.
P.R.B. 1/69.
G.D.R. 2/77.

John Hall of Stratford Bow for stealing a waistcoat worth 2s., — shirts worth 20s., six smocks worth 20s., —coifs worth 12d., two iron instruments called —, and a riding cloak worth —, belonging to John Edwardes of Ilford, co. Essex, esquire, at Stratford Bow aforesaid.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged. Because there appears to have been a burglary at Ilford, co. Essex, therefore does not have the book, but to be hanged.
Prosecutors:—John Barnes of Stratford Bow, Thomas Wilson of the same, labourer, Alice—, William Etheridge of Mile End.
Sess. Roll 551/49, 106.
Sess. Reg. 2/318.
G.D.R. 2/77.

John Price alias Jenkinson of Chancery Lane for stealing one gold ring with six diamonds worth £5, one other gold ring enamelled worth 10s., a doublet of crimson stuff worth 20s., a pair of hose of crimson stuff worth 20s., a cloak of crimson stuff lined with taffata worth 20s., a pair of silk garters with gold bone lace worth 5s., a pair of silk roses worth 2s., a pair of silk stockings worth 5s., "one coronacon skarfe" worth 2s., a sword worth 10s., a shirt worth 3s., a band worth 1s. and three Bibles worth 3s., belonging to John Manwood, gentleman, his master, at the same.
Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—John Bennett and Thomas Bates of Charterhouse Lane, broker.
Call to Sir Thomas Bennett for an examination.
Sess. Roll 551/18, 107.
G.D.R. 2/77.

Dionise Nicolls of Uxbridge, spinster, for stealing a ruff worth 6s., a gold ring worth 20s., an ell of cambric worth 8s., a silk girdle worth 3s., a silver thimble worth 12d., two pairs of gloves worth 4s., two handkerchiefs worth 8d., an apron worth 2s., two purses worth 2s., a stomacher worth 12d., a pair of stockings worth 2s., a smock worth 2s., a napkin worth 12d., a pair of silk garters worth 5s., a silver point worth 12d., a box worth 4d., a quarter of a yard of gold lace worth 12s., a cross-cloth worth 4d., ten pearls worth 12d. and a purse worth 4d., with 26d. in money in it, belonging to John Heyden [Heydon] of Iver, co. Buckingham, at Uxbridge aforesaid; and of Joan White of the same, spinster, for receiving and helping the said Dionise after the said felony, at the same.
The said Dionise died in gaol.
The said Joan deleted, no true bill.
Sess. Roll 551/77, 108.
G.D.R. 2/77.

Richard Seelye [Seele] of Hackney for breaking into the house of William Russell at the same, about ten a.m., and stealing a woman's gown worth 30s., a doublet worth 10s., a hat worth 6s., nine pewter dishes worth 26s., one basin worth 2s., one ewer worth 12d., one bottle worth 6d., six saucers worth 12d. and one blanket, belonging to Richard Corbett of the same, being in the said house.
Guilty, no goods, to be hanged.
Sess. Roll 551/63, 109, 118.
G.D.R. 2/77.

Thomas Harper of High Holborn, barber-surgeon, for clipping and filing four pieces of gold coin called Units, each worth 22s., "for wicked lucre or gaine sake," so that each lost 2s. in value, and for uttering the said clipped coins at High Holborn aforesaid.
Has judgment to be drawn upon [hurdles] up to the gallows of Tyburn and there to be hanged by the neck until etc.
Prosecutors:—John Limborowe, William Malcote, Francis Hall, Henry Cockayne, Thomas Cockayne and Mary his wife.
Sess. Roll 551/112.
G.D.R. 2/77.

3 September, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Thomas Sampson of St. Margaret's, Westminster, gentleman, for counterfeiting a writing in the name of the king, purporting to be a licence for Francis Baildon of London, merchant, to beg, reciting that the same Francis had heretofore been a man of worth and reputation and had maintained his wife and family in good credit until he had suffered two losses at sea, the one happening by reason of a storm which forced him from Ireland upon the island of Barry where he lost in goods the value of £600, and the other when bound from Rochelle in France for England when his ship was cast away by the Downs when he lost £400, but the whole company of twenty persons were saved; wherefore he should be permitted to seek the benevolence of all loving subjects and to pass freely through the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, —, the cities of Durham, Norwich, York and Lincoln and the town and county of Kingston-upon-Hull, the University of Cambridge and the town of Ely; and afterwards on 3 September the said Thomas Sampson counterfeited the Great Seal of England and fixed it to the said false writing, so that the jurors say on their oath that the said Thomas made and counterfeited the Great Seal of England.
Postponed to be tried until the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery, and afterwards at the Sessions of Gaol Delivery held on 12 April, 14 James I [A.D. 1616], the said Thomas is found guilty, to be drawn and hanged, and his body to be divided in four parts, his head to be cut off and his entrails burnt in the fire.
Sess. Roll 546/225.
Sess. Roll 547/173.
Sess. Roll 549/71, 72.
G.D.R. 2/67, 70d., 74, 77.

12 April, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
Precept, issued by Sir John Jolles, knight, Mayor of the City of London, Sir Henry Mountague, knight, Recorder of the City of London, Sir Thomas Fowler, Sir Thomas Bennett and Sir William Craven, knights, and Edward Forsett and Edmund Doubledaye, esquires, directed to the Sheriffs of Middlesex, to cause twelve lawful men of the neighbourhood of St. Andrew's, Holborn, to come to the Justice Hall in the Old Bailey on the same day, to try Thomas Harper and Thomas Sampson for the treasons whereof they are indicted.
Endorsed by William Gore and John Gore, sheriffs, that the execution of the precept appears in a certain panel annexed to the same.

Names of jurors:—

Giles Brownnigge of the Strand.Sworn.
John Muscett of the same.Sworn.
John Garrett of Uxbridge.
Edmund Baker of the same.
Thomas Carill of the same.
Thomas Burbecke of the same.
William Newberrie of the same.Sworn.
William Beckford of the same.Sworn.
John Miller of Islington, gentleman.Sworn.
George Smyth of the same.
Thomas Wickham of the same.Sworn.
John Lowe of St. John Street.Sworn.
Henry Peirson of the same.Sworn.
Francis Dodd of Westminster.
William Devenishe of Chick Lane.Sworn.
Thomas Stedman of Westminster.Sworn.
William Heyward of the same.Sworn.
William Fludd of the same.
Henry Burnett of the same.Sworn.
John Welch of Edmonton.
Robert Manesty of the same.
Robert Barlow of Tottenham.
John Halfehide of Enfield.
Thomas Curtis the younger of the same.
John Michell of Charterhouse Lane.

Sess. Roll 551/110, 111.

Stephen Blackwell of Westminster, gentleman, for stealing a cloth gown lined with black figured velvet and laced with gold and tawny lace worth £20, belonging to Thomas, Lord Knivett [Knyvett], at the same.
Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Prosecutor:—Christopher Hodges.
Sess. Roll 551/115.
G.D.R. 2/77.

—20 James I [A.D. 1622].
Walter Butler of Hampstead, labourer, for stealing twenty-five horseshoes, some hammers, a pair of pincers, a sack and other goods of John Symmond [?] at the same.
Guilty to the value of 11d., no goods, to be whipped.
Sess. Roll 551/116.

Coroner's Inquest:—

18 March, 13 James I [A.D.1615–16].
Inquest taken at Whitecross Street in the parish of St. Giles'without-Cripplegate before Henry Harriott, coroner, on view of the body of James Milles lying dead and slain, by the oath of William Tevill, John—, — Tymminges, Richard Brian, Christopher Salver, John Marshe, Robert Bennett, Richard Hill, John Hill, William Henshawe, William M—, — Smith, William Mapell, Francis Butteridge, John Norman, Thomas Best, Edward Morrant and Nicholas Miller, who say on their oath that the said James Milles and a certain Thomas Lewes of London, yeoman, on 17 March last past were by chance together in the said parish and did jostle one another, upon which they made an affray together, in which affray the said Thomas wounded the said James, of which mortal wound the said James instantly died; and so the jurors say that the said Thomas feloniously killed and slew the said James in manner and form aforesaid.
The said Thomas guilty of manslaughter, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded.
Witnesses:—Thomas Chambers, William Fludd, Dina Dyne, Emma Stanley, Robert P—, Ralph Denton.
Sess. Roll 551/117.
G.D.R. 2/77.

25 March, 14 James I [A.D.1616].
Jury writ for the Sessions.
Sess. Roll 550/153.

11 April, 14 James I [A.D.1616].
Precept, issued by Sir George More, Sir Francis Darcy, Sir William Bowyer and Sir Thomas Fowler, knights, and Edward Forsett and Edmund Dowbledaye, esquires, to summon a jury to Westminster on the same day to try certain treasons etc. Signed by the justices.
Endorsed by William Gore and John Gore, sheriffs, that the execution appears in a certain panel annexed to the same.

Names of jurors:—
William Goshawke of Chancery Lane.
John Hammerton of the same.
Roger Holman of the same.
John Stony of the same.
John Tompkins of Shire Lane.
John Godfrey of Chancery Lane.
Richard Edwards of the same.
Nicholas Maunder of the same.
Gervase Stainrodd of the same.
Roger Barbor of the same.
William Smyth of the same.
Richard Greene of the same.
Christopher Hardie of the same.
George Huband of the same.
Nicholas Ellacott of the same.
Francis Man of the same.
Elmer Hopwood of the same.
William Gomersall of the same.
Thomas Browne of the same.
Robert Butcher of the same.
Solomon Evans of the same.
William Bright of the same.
John Jorden of the same.
John Wills of Shire Lane.
Sess. Roll 551/113. 114.

Names of coroners:—
Robert Bright, gentleman.
Henry Harriott, gentleman.

Names of bailiffs:—
Robert Bright, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at the Strand.
Walter James, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westminster.
Robert Dixon, gentleman, of the Liberty of Thomas, Lord Wentworth.
Matthew Hundesley, gentleman, of the Liberty of John, Lord Bishop of London.
Charles Chewte, esquire, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at Enfield.
Michael Brooke, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Masters, Brothers and Sisters of the Hospital Church of St. Katherine the Virgin next the Tower of London.
William Haycocke, of the Liberty of Dudley, Lord North.
William Asplin, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at South Mimms and Hadley.
John Mayle the younger, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London.
Isaac Bringhurst, James Raves, Thomas Walsall, Charles Hill, John Lamyng, Tobias Machyn, William Faulconer, William Hunt and Richard Deane, of the hundred of Osulstone.
William Sare, of the hundred of Edmonton.
Roger Unsworth, of the hundred of Gore.
Ambrose Board, of the hundred of Spelthorne and Isle worth.
Thomas Say, of the hundred of Elthorne.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Osulstone:—
William Lambe, gentleman.
Paul Smyth, gentleman.
John Robinson, gentleman.
Thomas Morris, gentleman.

Names of the sub-constables of the same hundred:—

High Holborn.Amos Browne.
George Reade.
Chancery Lane. Thomas Collyns.

Names of constables:—

The Strand.John Cockett.
Peter Wraxall.
John Blanckesbie.
Tristram Sculpam.
St. Clement Danes.Solomon Carr.
Richard Wadmore.
The Savoy.Christopher Flint.
St. Martin's-in-the-Fields.Edmund Dudley.
Robert Simcock.
Henry Lidgold.
Charles Kynnaston.
Abraham Chapman.
St. Margaret's, Westminster.Amos Nicholas.
John Farrer.
George Cooke.
Henry Woonson.
Thomas Ballard.
Richard Hardinge.
James Cole.
John Davis.
Henry Sallett.
John Skynner.
Francis Duke.
Francis Cooke.
Simon Gibbons.
Richard Browne.
Richard Newman.
John Davis.
Silvester Hunt.
St. Katherine's.John Wassell.
Richard Graunt.
East Smithfield.Reginald Thompson.
William Church.
Bromley.Francis Langford.
William Fookes.
Limehouse.Richard Phillips.
Bethnal Green.Stephen Newman.
Ratcliffe.Thomas Lane.
Mile End.John Mole.
Poplar.William Allen.
Old Ford.John Teage.
Stratford Bow.Charles Skory.
Wapping.Robert Borne.
Whitechapel.William Browne.
Hackney.Richard Harrison.
John Alden.
Robert Maxfeild.
Stoke Newington.Thomas Reade.
Shoreditch.John Clarke.
Hoxton.Hugh Edmonds.
Norton Folgate.William Tow.
Grub Street.Thomas Howgrave.
Whitecross Street.Robert Iveson.
Golding Lane.Thomas Coates.
Old Street.John Millen.
St. Giles'-in-the-Fields.Walter Burton.
Richard Ockould.
Richard Leared.
St. John Street.Thomas Freeburie.
Peter Waston.
Cow Cross Street.Thomas Johnson.
Charterhouse Lane.Thomas Chatfeild.
Clerkenwell.George Fletcher.
Roger Smyth.
Evan Jones.
Anthony Willand.
Cow Cross.Edward Savage.
Chick Lane.John Marnard.
Islington.Henry Lakins.
Martin Fawcett.
Richard Pitt.
Ralph Barker.
Humphrey Rickerdson.
Holloway.Stephen Moulte.
Thomas Robinson.
Hornsey.Theodore Egles.
William Dowse.
Friern Barnet.John Hoare.
Finchley.John Feild.
Hampstead.William Johnson.
Kentish Town.William Aldrenshawe.
Anthony Chapman.
Knightsbridge.George Barefoote.
Kensington.Read Cooper.
Chiswick.John Ludbie.
William Arnold.
Hammersmith.William Bray.
Fulham.Robert Fish.
Chelsea.Jeremiah Gould.
Old Brentford.Henry Richardson.
Ealing.John Frend.
Acton.George Deacon.
Willesden.William Marshe the younger.
Paddington.Thomas Lyle.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Spelthorne and Isleworth:—
Andrew Durdant of Staines, gentleman.
John Page of Bedfont, gentleman.
Roger Partridge of Heston, gentleman.
Robert Bartlett of Twickenham, gentleman.

Names of the sub-constables of the same hundred:—

Staines.William Walton.
Laleham.Henry Gray.
Shepperton.Thomas Bartholmewe.
Henry Collins.
Littleton.William Gander.
Sunbury.Robert Reading.
Richard Heyward.
Hanworth.John Sparkes.
Hampton.Gerard Lowe.
Teddington.Robert Astoll.
Twickenham.John Burbydge.
Isleworth.John Needes.
Roger Abram.
Bedfont.John Admans.
Stanwell.John Virgoe.
Heston.John Berrie.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Elthorne:—
John Weedon of Harefield, gentleman.
Thomas Loote of Greenford, gentleman.

Names of the sub-constables of the same hundred:—

Harefield.William Weedon.
Richard Wood.
Ruislip.Richard Kirton.
William Fearne.

Names of constables:

Northall.George Pymme.
Ickenham.Robert Crosier.
Cowley.Thomas Crowchley.
Drayton.John Woodford.
Harmondsworth.Edward Dayes.
Harlington.Nicholas Osborne.
Hillingdon.William Wheeler.
George Browne.
Uxbridge.John Smyth.
Edward Nicholas.
Greenford.Roger Hudnett.
Northwood.Richard Osmond.
Cranford.Goodlake Tuckey.
Hanwell.Constantine Hartwell.
Hayes.Robert Spurling the younger.
John Bunnyon.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Edmonton:—
Robert Estrey of Edmonton, gentleman.
Henry Hunsdon of Enfield, gentleman.
Roger Hoddesdon of South Mimms, gentleman.

Names of the sub-constables of the same hundred:—

Edmonton.John Welch.
Robert Manestie.
William Treyton.
Tottenham.Robert Barlowe.
Vincent Hunt.
William West.
Enfield.John Halfehide.
John Oxendon.
Arnold Maynesborough.
Stephen Barnes.
Thomas Curtis the younger.
South Mimms.William Parrett.
John Graves.
Hadley.Robert Ball.
Edward Blunden.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Gore:—

Weald.Henry Smyth, gentleman.
Hendon.Richard Niccolls, gentleman.

Names of the sub-constables of the same hundred:—

Weald.Thomas Page the younger.
Kingsbury.Michael Page.
Little Stanmore.William Lyon.
Dole Street.John Niccolls.
Braint Street.Alan Parson.
Edgware.Thomas Knevett.
Harrow-on-the-Hill.Richard Hickes.
Roxey.Richard Kidney.
Sudbury.Christopher Barneby.
Pinner.Richard Basse.
Great Stanmore.Richard Palmer.

Sess. Roll 550/155–9.

[Portion of cover for Roll 550.]
Sess. Roll 550/160.

[Fragment of Gaol Delivery Roll.]
Sess. Roll 551/118.

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p.290. Thomas Longstone of Hoxton, gentleman, treasurer for the maimed soldiers within the hundreds of Osulstone, Edmonton and Gore for this year to come.

George Huxley of Edmonton, gentleman, treasurer for the hospitals, Marshalsea and King's Bench within the said hundreds.

Francis Towneley of Littleton, esquire, treasurer for the maimed soldiers within the hundreds of Elthorne, Spelthorne and Isleworth for this year to come.

Robert Wickes of Staines, gentleman, treasurer for the hospitals, Marshalsea and King's Bench within the said hundreds.

Order by the Court for the prices of strong beer and ale to be 8s. the barrel, and small beer and ale to be 4s. the barrel, for one whole year next to come.

The assize of bread to be according to the printed book of rates.

The rates for servants' wages to be [blank].

William Stopes of Cow Cross, plasterer, and Dorothy his wife, for the peace.

Thomas Davyes of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields for keeping in his house Petronella Davyes his sister "who teacheth children bookes called manuells papistical and not fitt to instruct you withall."

Came and discharged:—

George Symons of Clerkenwell, baker, for good behaviour.

Nicholas Osborne of Harlington for that being constable there he neglected to set a watch that night in the which Richard Ogburne's barn was burnt, but appointed one Thomas Phillips to do it for him, who did nothing in it himself being both forenoon and afternoon at several alehouses all that Sunday when the barn was burnt at night. p.291. James Cluloe, servant to the said Nicholas Osburne of Harlington, for the like.

John Hopper of Field Lane, clothier, for good behaviour. Detained in gaol for lack of sureties and respited further (and Sess. Roll 553/176 and G.D.R. 2/91d).

William Walton of Staines, shoemaker, for refusing to aid and assist John Perrye the other constable, when he was assaulted in the execution of his office, and for refusing in scornful manner to find sureties for his good behaviour when he was thereunto required, alleging that the Justices might commit him if they would for he would put in no sureties.

Christopher Flint of the Strand, innholder, for calling Mr. Price, foreman of the jury, knave, in face of the Court in disgraceful manner.

Prince Merredith of Westminster for calling the said Flint "brasen face knave," upon the oath of Richard Wadmore, constable, and Henry Pinfolde.

p.292. Nicholas Newaye of Westminster appeared upon information laid against him by Henry Theodoricke, under the Statute against those who should use unlawful games in their houses.

William Cattle of Ratcliffe, victualler, appeared likewise.

p.293. William Laysley [Layesley] of St. Clement Danes, esquire, for the peace. Respited by the Court to the next by letter of the Duke of Lennox, to answer for that whereof he stands indicted (and p. 305).

John Freeze of East Smithfield, victualler, appeared upon information laid against him by Henry Theodoricke, against unlawful games etc.

John Parsons of Whitechapel, victualler, appeared likewise.

p. 294. Respited to the next Sessions of the Peace:—

William Amond of St. Sepulchre's, victualler, for cozening John Kempsall of a horse. Came and discharged (and p.305).

p.296. Geoffrey Nettleton of St. Sepulchre's, haberdasher and Elizabeth his wife, upon the complaint of Owen Franclen.

p.297. Came and discharged:—

Thomas Oldnoll of Westminster, goldsmith.

Nicholas Lane of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, collier, for the peace.

Malcolm Groate of Westminster for wounding Thomas Ellis.

John Androwes of the same for wounding Richard Parker.

p.298. Margaret Warren of Bethnal Green, spinster, for tippling without licence.

Christopher Thwaites of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gentleman, for keeping a bawdy-house.

Richard Carey of Ruislip, butcher, for good behaviour.

p.299. John Leveridge of Whitechapel discharged by the Court.

John Nicoll of "Cookes" in Hendon appointed high constable of that part of the hundred of Gore in the place of Richard Nicoll.

Order that Thomas Drury, born at Spalding, co. Lincoln, who has heretofore been passed forth of the parish of St. Margaret's, Westminster, into the wars where he has received "mehaimes of his body," and is now desirous to travel into the said county, shall have 10s. to convey him into his said county, the same to be allowed him by the treasurer for the maimed soldiers of this county.

Order that Ralph Tillyer of Harlington and Walter Manning of Brentford, "who have bene hurte and mehaymed in the warres," shall have each of them a yearly pension, that is to say Ralph Tillyer £3 6s. 8d. and Walter Manning 50s., out of the hundreds of Elthorne, Spelthorne and Isleworth, and they are to have warning to appear before the Justices at Hicks Hall on Monday next.

Order that John Parmafoye of Hammersmith shall be allowed the yearly pension of 40s. which was formerly given him, and the arrearages of 20s. left unpaid by Mr. Harlowe the treasurer.

p.300. Let attachment be made by the Court against [blank] Cole of Harrow Hill to appear.

Thomas Gaye, bailiff of the hundred of Elthorne, took his corporal oath in court.

Licensed tipplers:—

William Mathews of Westminster, victualler. Sureties:—Francis Cooke, baker, and Henry Browne, both of the same.

John Haye of Golding Lane, victualler. Sureties:—Henry Howard, blacksmith, and Stephen Marshall, surgeon, both of the same.

Ralph Hardwicke of St. Clement Danes, victualler. Sureties:— George Beste, spectacle-maker, and Richard Sympson, tailor, both of the same.

Timothy Essex of the same, victualler. Sureties:—John Collyer and William Robson, vintner, both of the same.

2 January, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].

Indenture of apprenticeship for Robert Balden, son of Thomas Baldon of East Smithfield, labourer, apprenticed to Libeus Crafte of Whitechapel, tapeweaver, from the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle last past for the term of seven years. Witnessed by Thomas Abbot, scrivener.

28 March, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].

Indenture of apprenticeship for Richard Michell, son of Richard Michell of Witney, co. Oxon, weaver, apprenticed to the abovesaid Libeus Crafte from the feast of the Annunciation of Blessed Mary last past for the term of seven years. Witnessed as above.

p.301. Whereas it appeared upon the taking of the account of Robert Harlowe, esquire, late treasurer for the maimed soldiers within the hundred of Osulstone, that there remained in his hands the sum of £25, whereof the succeeding treasurer should have no use, and that many particular occasions do fall out to be disbursed for the service of the county when the treasurer is absent; it was therefore ordered that after the said Harlowe had given up his account to Thomas Longston, esquire, now chosen treasurer, the said Longston shall pay over to George Longe, gentleman, Clerk of the Peace, the sum of £20, parcel of the said £25, to be reserved and kept in store by him and to be disbursed for such purposes as the Court of Sessions shall direct and appoint, and the acquittance of the said Longe testifying the receipt thereof shall be a sufficient discharge to the said Longston in that behalf.

Petition being made by Edward Warren, the late Under-crier of this Court, for some relief to be afforded him in his sickness and necessity, it was ordered that George Longe, Clerk of the Peace, should give the said Warren the sum of 20s. out of the £20 he received as above.

It was also ordered that the said Clerk of the Peace shall give John Broughton, attendant on the Justices of the Peace, the sum of 20s. out of the said £20, towards the apparelling of the said Broughton.

6 February, 13 James I [A.D. 1615–16].

Indenture of apprenticeship for William Hammerton, son of Richard Hammerton of St. Clement Danes, apprenticed to Roger Holman of Chancery Lane, yeoman, from the feast of St. Michael the Archangel last past for the term of eight years. Witnessed by Thomas Wady, Christopher Walker and George Manby [?].

pp.303–4. Badgers, laders, kidders, carriers and drovers licensed at this Sessions:—

Badgers:—John Carre of Wapping, William Fynche of Willesden, John Stronge of Little Stanmore, Henry Bradshawe of Great Stanmore, Robert Endsworth and Henry Tanner of Harrow Weald, Thomas Tanner, Richard Sutton and Philippa Joyce, widow, all of Hendon, Francis Sheppeard of Kingsbury, Thomas Clarke, Tobias Braxon, Thomas Ewer, Thomas Burnell and Henry Grubbe, all of Enfield, Samuel Bonfoye of Northwood, Thomas Brice of Hanwell, Leonard Aunsell of Staines, Thomas Grover of New Brentford, Henry Shanbrooke and Philip Warley of Finchley, Thomas Barnes of Stratford Bow, Thomas Grover of Edgware, William Ebberne of Twickenham, Samuel Osborne of Stanwell, Richard Trench of Greenford and Richard Deereman and John Gates of Acton.

Kidders:—William Lyon and John Stronge of Little Stanmore, Edmund Bradshawe of Great Stanmore, Peter Buckmaister of Kingsbury, John Cooke and Richard Frisbye of Enfield, Thomas Sample of Old Brentford, William Russell and John Taylor of Hayes, John Bushe of Hillingdon, Matthew Draycott of Islington, John Mathye of Edmonton, Philip Webbe of Bromley, Robert Bewmorris, John Furnifall and Henry Attwater of Twickenham, James Heycocke of Feltham, James Brancken of Knightsbridge, William Yate of Hackney, George Lovett of Hammersmith, Hugh Ride of Teddington and William Warwicke of Chelsea.

Drovers:—George Raye, William Melborne and William Pryor of Highgate, Robert Gates of Hendon, Walter Lake of St. Clement Danes, John Knowles and Thomas Robinson of Islington, Thomas Hall of Hammersmith and George Kinge of Norcott.

PROCESS REGISTER BOOK OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME I.

f.70d. Robert Leveston of Westminster for a bloodshed upon the body of John Bell.

f.71. William Greene of the same for victualling without licence for the space of two months.

Edward Gibbe of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate for not coming to church.

Henry Richardson of the same for victualling without licence and keeping unorderly rule in his house.

Reuben Peacher, William Stacie and John Rowell of St. Martin'sin-the-Fields for obstinately refusing to watch and ward.

John Rowell for dividing a tenement.

John Perry of Westminster for a bloodshed upon Edward Merricke.

For keeping bawdy-houses:—

Katherine, wife of Thomas Sheapherd of Cow Cross, musician, Thomas Brasier and John Hall, yeomen, John Evans, Philip Thomas and Henry Howson, labourers, Dorothy Burrowes and Elizabeth Sisley, spinsters, all of the same.

John Burton, chandler, and Abraham Howard, tobacco-seller, both of Saffron Hill, for victualling without licence. Pledged for fines on 19 March, A.D. 1616[–17].

For not coming to church:—

f.71d. Edith Wheeler of High Holborn, spinster, Richard Carey of the same, esquire, Elizabeth, wife of Anthony Gibson, and Katherine, wife of Richard Knight, all of the same.

f.72. Ann, wife of Robert Vaughan, gentleman, Barbara Hatton and [blank] Yates, spinster, all of the same.

f.72d. Elizabeth, wife of William Etheringham of Edmonton, [blank], wife of Robert Cole of Heston, and Ann Cole of the same, spinster.

f.72. George Hurleston, John Wentworth, Henry Harrington and Lynne Roye of High Holborn, gentlemen, for a riot and bloodshed.

Humphrey Price of the same for a bloodshed on Edward Jones.

Roger Gunter, Abraham Greene, Richard Akers, William Dyar and James Jackson, all of High Holborn, for keeping bawdy-houses.

William Hutchins and Peter Orrell of the same for dividing their houses.

Edward Parker of Acton and Mary Plater of the same, widow, for victualling without licence.

f.72d. Edward Pennystone of Heston, brewer, for selling beer at 10s. the barrel.

Process Register Book, Vol. I:—

Sir Edward Twisondon, knight, of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, [blank] Gibbins, goldsmith, and Robert Bacon, gentleman, both of the same, for not sending labourers to repair the highways.

For not mending the highways:—

Days:—
Thomas Heywood of Clerkenwell, yeoman. Process ceased according to the order of the Sessions held on 2 October, A.D. 1617.6.
Richard Parkins "and the players at the redd bull." Process as above. Pledged.6.
Lord Sturton of the same.6.
Josias Baynard of the same. Pledged for a fine on 9 April, A.D. 1617.6.
John Deards of the same.1.
John Pulman of St. John Street.6.
Sir James Arthurlony of the same, knight.6.
John Richardson of the same.6.
Sir Henry Minne of the same, knight.6.
Sir Francis Lovell of the same, knight.6.
John Peetre of the same, esquire.6.
f.73. [blank] Seckforde of the same, esquire.6.
Christopher Beeston of the same, gentleman. Process ceased according to the order of the Sessions held on 2 October, A.D. 1617.6.
Christopher Maltby of the same, gentleman.6.
Edward Yeates of Clerkenwell, esquire.6.
Matthew Peeters of Clerkenwell Close, gentleman.6.
Edward Heath of Turnmill Street, gentleman. Pledged for a fine on 28 April, A.D. 1617, but nothing for a fine because the son of Walter Heathe, Crier of the Court, therefore nothing for a fee.6.
Edward Griffeth of the same, gentleman.6.

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.76ad. John Collynson, George Warren, Richard Archer and John Damforde delivered by proclamation.

Laurence Sibley respited at the order of William Gore, sheriff.

f.79d. Thomas Whittington of Aldersgate Street, innholder, for William Baggeley of Wellingborough, co. Northampton, chapman, to prosecute Thomas Downes for a robbery done by him in the highway at "Rydgehill" in Hertfordshire. The said Downes respited without bail to the next (and f.76ad, 83d).

Footnotes

1 See footnote on p. 17.