Sessions, 1617
2 and 3 October

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William Le Hardy (editor)

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1941

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243-293

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'Sessions, 1617: 2 and 3 October', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 4: 1616-18 (1941), pp. 243-293. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82423 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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General Sessions held at Westminster, and Gaol Delivery at the Old Bailey, on 2 and 3 October, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].

SESSIONS ROLL.

Recognizances of:—

Thomas Trigg of Wing, co. Buckingham, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/44.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

John Price of Chick Lane in the parish of St. Sepulchre's, tailor, and Richard Cushion of Field Lane in the parish of St. Andrew's, Salter, for Margaret Clarke of Norton Folgate in the parish of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, widow, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/47.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Richard Lampley and Robert Smyth of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, butchers, for Roger Mercey of the same, butcher, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/50.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

Richard Harrison of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, victualler, and John "Walsham of Whitecross Street in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, vintner, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/51, 52.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

John Petistowe of Golding Lane in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, for John Barton of the same, cordwainer, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/53.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

Alan Bigmore of Redcross Street in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, currier, for John Vesey of Little Britain in the parish of St. Botolph's-without-Aldersgate, cordwainer, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/54.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

John Harrington of Aldersgate Street in the parish of St. Botolph's, saddler, and George Horsley of the same, barber-surgeon, for Christopher Tyllier of Chick Lane in the parish of St. Andrew's, cordwainer, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/55.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

John Skerre of Chiswell Street in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, vintner, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll. 561/56.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

Tobias Smyth of "Halliwell" in the parish of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, silkweaver, for John Davies of the same, silkweaver, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/57.

Christopher Morgan of Limehouse, smith, and John Baker of Ratcliffe, for Stephen Murch of East Smithfield, smith, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/59.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

John Wilkinson of St. Katherine's, mariner, and Richard Keeble of East Smithfield, butcher, for John Cox alias Latham of the same, butcher, to answer Dorothy Thomas, "by whom she supposseth her selfe to be with child".
Sess. Roll 561/73.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

Lewis Holland of Whitechapel, silkweaver, and William Roberts of the same, chandler, for Alice Rogers to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/74.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

John Sharpe of Rosemary Lane, gunmaker, and Adam Bell of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, scriviner, for Ann Harford to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/75.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

John Early of St. Katherine's, waterman, for John Toolie [Tooley] of the same, waterman, to answer Mr. Lane, constable, and Robert Tubbin and John Newton, headboroughs.
Sess. Roll 561/76.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

Arthur Ardington [Arthingdon], John Underell and John Borer of Poplar, victuallers, to abide the order of the Bench, for victualling without licence; and of Robert Gallies [Gallice] of the same [Blackwall], victualler, to show cause why he victuals without licence.
Sureties:—Henry Deane of [blank], Thomas Davies, tanner, William Woods, tailor, and Michael Seeley, fisherman, all of Poplar, and Bartholomew Benson of East Smithfield, gentleman.
The said John Borer came and was discharged by warrant of the Justices; the said Robert acknowledged and was committed to Newgate without sureties for three days, and from thence for sureties that he should not keep hereafter a tippling-house within the county of Middlesex; at the next Sessions bound over likewise.
Sess. Roll 561/78, 79, 156, 157.
Sess. Reg. 2/449, 471.

John Nicholls of Bassishaw Street, merchant-tailor, to appear, accused to have beaten and bruised Margaret Cole.
Sess. Roll 561/82.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

John Barnes and Robert Michell of Smithfield Bars, butchers, for George Priest [Preest] of the same, butcher, to answer the complaint "of the Wardens, etc., and the rest of the corporacion of butchers"; and of the said George and Robert for the said John to answer likewise.
The said George indicted for selling putrid meat.
Sess. Roll 561/88, 160.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.
P.R.B. 1/112d.

Henry Okeley of High Holborn, haberdasher, and Mark Wright of Thames Street, for Mary Fletcher of Clerkenwell, spinster, to appear, accused by divers of her neighbours to be a disordered person and to keep a disordered house.
Sess. Roll 561/93.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

John Symons of Grub Street, bowyer, for Peter Topliffe [Topcliffe] of Whitecross Street, fletcher, to answer the hurting of William Coale [Cole].
Sess. Roll 561/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

William Wynter of Holywell Street, glover, and Robert Phillipps of the same, tailor, for Jasper Slaney of the same, silkweaver, to answer the hurting of Robert Dewsin.
Sess. Roll. 561/98.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

John Woolford of Whitecross Street, tailor, Richard Eaton and Thomas Haydon of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, tailors, for Margaret, wife of the said John, accused to have beaten and hurt Margaret Harrison.
Sess. Roll 561/100.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

Thomas Gotheram of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, for William Wringsall of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, victualler, for victualling without licence, for abusing the headborough in the execution of his office, and for keeping a disorderly house.
Sess. Roll 561/102.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

Thomas Vicars of Glympton, co. Oxon, labourer, and Robert — of —, for Richard Wright of Charlbury, co. Oxon, to answer touching his living incontinently with Jane Smyth of Pinner, and begetting her with child.
Sess. Roll 561/106.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

Richard Grub of Clerkenwell, blacksmith, and John Beaman of Seacoal Lane, Needlemaker, for Jane Taylor of Edmonton, widow, for harbouring vagrant persons; and for George Gant of Cock Lane, spectacle-maker, for suspicion of misbehaviour with the said Jane.
Sess. Roll 561/107, 188.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

Samuel Jarvis of Enfield, carpenter, and Thomas Cordell of the same, tilemaker, for Thomas Nash alias Ash of the same, chapman, for refusing to give security to the parish for the charge he may bring upon it.
Sess. Roll 561/109.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

William Eeve of East Smithfield, blacksmith, and Edward Warde of the same, tailor, for Thomas Grimsditch of Poplar, blacksmith, to answer the constable of Poplar and be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/111.

Thomas Brett of St. Sepulchre's, gardener, and Thomas Tyler of St. Clement Danes, cutler, mutual sureties, the said Brett for enticing John Brett from the service of Richard Barnes, whose apprentice he was, and the said Tyler for entertaining the said John, knowing him to be the apprentice of the said Barnes.
Sess. Roll 561/112, 113.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

William Mabye of St. Clement Danes, tailor, John Friday of Hammersmith, vintner, and Robert Webb of Clerkenwell, perfumer, for Jane Asley to appear, being suspected to have lived incontinently with William Jackson, minister, and in the meantime not to keep company with the same William.
Sess. Roll 561/114.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Richard Morris of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, tapster, for Thomas Morris of St. Thomas-the-Apostle for assaulting and wounding Richard Tewe, the 23rd day of this month [September].
Sess. Roll 561/117.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

John Payne of St. Bride's, tailor, and Thomas Mouch of Cow Lane, tailor, for assaulting and beating Roland Dabbes [Dabbyes], cutler, and in the meantime to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/118.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Thomas Wright of Charterhouse Lane, shoemaker, and Regent Lippett of Broken Wharf, joiner, for William Sheppard and John Wright of Charterhouse Lane, shoemakers, to be of good behaviour; and of William—of Cow Cross, chandler, and the said Regent, for the said Thomas and Alice his wife to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/119, 120, 132.
Sess. Reg. 2/456, 457.

Henry Barrenger and William Harper of Ruislip, for Thomas Townson of the same, carpenter, to answer touching the abusing of Walter Fisher and his own wife.
Handed over further in bail to Walter Fisher and Thomas Sexe of the same, to appear at the next Sessions; came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/122.
Sess. Reg. 2/453, 465.

William Bryan and Richard Porter, glover, both of Ruislip, for Richard Godson of the same, joiner, to answer touching the abusing of John Cogges, constable, in the execution of his office.
Committed to the gaol of Newgate for sureties to obey the order of the Court. He is to be set in the stocks at Ruislip before the alehouse door where he was drunk and did the abuse, to sit there from the beginning of morning prayer until the end of evening prayer upon Sunday, and thence to be brought to the next Justices, and in the meantime respited for sureties for good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/123.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

William Cogges and John Readinge of Ruislip, for Thomas Maye of the same, weaver, to answer touching the beating of Thomas Fulmer [Fuller] and to keep the peace towards him.
Sess. Roll 561/123.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

William Hilliard of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, victualler, for victualling without licence and selling ale at an excessive rate.
Sess. Roll 561/125.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

George Adams of Hampstead, William Freelove the elder and William Freelove the younger of Willesden, mutual sureties, for assaulting and wounding Thomas Luce.

Additional sureties:—John Freelove of Willesden aforesaid and Richard Bartlett of Marylebone.
Sess. Roll 561/126, 128, 129.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

Arthur Wollner of the Savoy, innkeeper, for Thomas Nelson of All Hallows, Thames Street, dyer, to answer the complaint of Price Meredith of Westminster, for certain misdemeanours.
Sess. Roll 561/127.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

25 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].

Robert Browne of St. Michael's-in-le-Querne, silkman, and John Burdett of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, vintner, for William Bowland of St. Michael's aforesaid, haberdasher, to appear at the next Sessions to be held at Hicks Hall to answer for an assault upon Thomas Mathew of St. Andrew's, Holborn, gentleman; and the said Thomas is bound to inform the Court, etc.
Sess. Roll 561/131.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

John Kempsall of St. Clement Danes, sailor, to answer Thomas Gynkes of the same, sailor; and of Tristram Sculpham, cutler, and George Wood, tiler, for the said Thomas and [blank] his wife to answer the said John.
Sess. Roll 561/135, 136.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Simon Burbery of the Old Bailey, haberdasher, for Robert Lett of Chancery Lane, cordwainer, to answer Christopher Harding his master, and to abide such order as the Bench shall set down between them.
Sess. Roll 561/137.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Thomas Rogers of East Smithfield, girdler, and Nicholas Patrick of Whitechapel, haberdasher, for Joan, wife of William Jones of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cook, to answer Robert Speere, tailor, for placing a common whore and a thief in his service who robbed him of goods to the value of £10.
Sess. Roll 561/138.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Henry Shelley and Robert Beale of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, for George Miller of the same to answer for using words tending to a mutiny in the company of Sir Richard Wigmore's soldiers.
Came and was committed to the gaol of Newgate by Oldsworth, and afterwards handed over in bail to Thomas Holcrofte of Battersea, co. Surrey, esquire, Thomas Lockwood of West Smithfield, woodmonger, and Joseph Elliott of Chick Lane, Salter, to appear at Hicks Hall to receive the order of the Commissioners. The said Thomas Holcrofte handed over in bail to the said Lockwood and Elliott to appear at the next Sessions for affronting Sir Richard Wigmore upon the Bench [coming from the Bench], and for saying "he should heare of his securitie towardes the military yard".
Sess. Roll 561/169.
Sess. Reg. 2/458, 460, 465.

Miles Cooke of Whitechapel, chandler, for victualling within his house, being a chandler and licensed; and of Nicholas Clarke of the same, chandler, for the like.
Both suppressed from victualling upon the Lord Chief Justice's letters for that no chandler may be licensed to sell strong beer.
Sess. Roll 561/140, 141.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

Robert Baxter of Barbican in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, grocer, and Anthony Milton of St. Stephen's, London, tallow-chandler, for Edward Trowe of Coleman Street in the parish of St. Stephen's aforesaid, merchant-tailor, to answer.
Sess. Roll 561/142.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Thomas Bland of Norton Folgate in the parish of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, victualler, Christopher Barnesby [Barnesley] of the same, chandler, and William Staynes of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, barber-surgeon, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/143.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Thomas Sherlock of Blackfriars, gentleman, and Ralph Brenton of Whitecross Street in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, gentleman, to appear and answer.
Sess. Roll 561/144, 145.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Robert Lyncolne of Thames Street, St. Dunstan's-in-the-East, clothworker, and Thomas Worrall of All Hallows, dyer, for Thomas Cocke and Humphrey Fraunces [Frances] of Whitechapel, bakers, to be of good behaviour.
Committed to John Evans, constable, to be put in the stocks immediately and there to remain until sunset.
Sess. Roll 561/147, 149.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

Francis Stratford of Wapping and John Robins of the same, baker, for Elizabeth, wife of Robert Whittakers [Whitacres], to be of good behaviour.
Respited to the hearing of Thomas Saunderson, esquire.
Sess. Roll 561/148.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

Thomas Woodfall of St. Katherine's, victualler, to answer Richard Hodgkinson touching certain clothes which were in his custody, of the goods of Hugh Humfreys of London, clothworker.
Sess. Roll 561/153.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

26 September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Gilbert Reeve of St. Dunstans'-in-the-West, victualler, and Edward Stephenson of the same, shoemaker, for Thomas Evans of the same to appear at every Sessions of the Peace that shall be held during one whole year next ensuing the date hereof, there to answer to such indictments as shall be preferred against him concerning his striking and hurting of a child (being the son of Hugh Davis of the said parish), who is now in danger of death, and to be of good behaviour during the time aforesaid.
Came and was handed over further in bail to the said Gilbert and Edward Evans of Westminster, gentleman; at the next came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/158.
Sess. Reg. 2/449, 465.

Richard Bradbury, Thomas Harvey and Thomas Askewe of Cow Cross, butchers, for Cicely Bradbury of the same, spinster, certified by the neighbours to be a woman of very bad behaviour.
Came and was handed over further in bail to Thomas Harvy of St. Sepulchre's, blacksmith, and John Ruddocke of the same, merchant-tailor, to be of good behaviour, and brought a writ of supersedeas for the peace; at the next came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/163.
Sess. Reg. 2/454, 465.

George Peck of Kentish Town, bricklayer, for George Wynn of St. Andrew's, Holborn, to answer the wounding and hurting of John Steele.
Sess. Roll 561/164.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

John North of Twickenham, husbandman, John Hobbs of New Brentford, farrier, and William Smyth of the same, barber-surgeon, all for maintaining unlawful games.
Order that the money already received upon the unlawful games shall be accounted for to two of the next Justices to the use of the poor, and the games for ever hereafter to be utterly suppressed.
Sess. Roll 561/167, 170.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

William Cannon and John North of Twickenham, husbandmen, Francis Norton of New Brentford, tailor, and Thomas Gysby [Gisbye] of the same, all for their contempt in not executing a warrant granted under the hands of divers Justices, the said William being a constable.
The said William is dead, by the oath of the said John North, made in open Court, therefore the recognizance respited; the said Francis and Thomas came and were discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/168, 169.
Sess. Reg. 2/451, 452, 454.

Henry Lumberd [Lumbard] and William Howse of Westminster, yeomen, for John Phillipps of Winchendon, co. Buckingham, yeoman, charged by Susan Lucas to have gotten her with child.
Came and was handed over further in bail of £100 to the said Henry and William, each bound in £50, to appear at the next Sessions; at the next came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/172.
Sess. Reg. 2/452, 465.

Robert Lawghton, cook, and — — of —, for John Walwin [Walwyn] of the same, chandler, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/174.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Thomas Johnson of Westminster, baker, and George Lawson of the same, tailor, for John Robins of the same, chandler, for victualling and keeping disorder in his house at an unlawful time in the night.
Sess. Roll 561/176.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Richard Pryce of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, shoemaker, and James Carr of the same, —, for John Harrison of Westminster, shoemaker, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 561/181.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

John Beamont of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate and Robert Caradine of the same, husbandman, for Robert Ellys of the same, labourer, accused by Joan Stallard to have gotten her with child.
Sess. Roll 561/183.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

William Fidler of Wapping, gentleman, for John Carr of the same for victualling without licence.
Sess. Roll 561/184.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Robert Munt of Edmonton, husbandman, for Christopher Marsh of the same, labourer, to answer Moses Basley.
Sess. Roll 561/187.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

John Jeffery and William Warde of Stanwell, for Richard Goringe of Egham, co. Surrey, husbandman, to answer for being the reputed father of a base child born of the body of Eleanor Hedges.
An order set down at Isleworth the last [day] of September, 1617: Forasmuch as Richard Goringe, late of Egham in the county, of Surrey, is the reputed father of a base child born of the body of Ellinor Hedges, she being delivered the 21st of August last at Stanwell in the county of Middlesex; We, the next Justices [Sir Gideon Awnsham and Edward Barnes, esquire], do order and appoint that the said Richard Goringe shall pay weekly towards the bringing up of the said base child 18d, and she the said Ellinor Hedges (if she keep it not herself) shall pay—d. weekly.
The said Richard ordered to perform the order above-written, and to have twelve lashes at the House of Correction, and to be kept at hard labour until he find sufficient sureties for performance of the order.
Sess. Roll 561,/190, 194.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

David Pro— of St. B—, cutler, and Benjamin Bartlett of St. Sepulchre's, shoemaker, for Katherine Wyett of Cow Cross in the parish of St. Sepulchre's, —, bound over upon the information of Geoffrey Brettingham, constable, William Bickford, girdler, and Andrew French, blacksmith, all of the same, for ill behaviour, and for lodging idle persons in her house; and of the said Andrew and William for Alban Fuliam [Fuliambe] of the same, tailor, to keep the peace towards the said Katherine.
Sess. Roll 561/81, 196.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Recognizances to keep the peace of:—

Brian Norris and William Spanne of Holloway, for William Galthroppe of the same, brewer, towards John Knowles.
Sess. Roll 561/43.
Sess. Reg. 2/460.

22 July, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Thomas Wheateley of St. Stephen's, Walbrook, tailor, and Robert Wecknall of St. Martin Pomeroy, tailor, for Edward Payne of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, tailor, and Thomas Parr of Birchin Lane, tailor, towards John Harrox, who released the peace against them, as far as in him lay, on 2 October following; and of Anthony Marchaunt of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, and Thomas Collins of Goswell Street, tailor, for John Harrock of Clerkenwell, brewer, towards Edward Parre.
Sess. Roll 561/45, 46, 159.
Sess. Reg. 2/456, 459.

Thomas Kettlewell of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch, gardener, and Robert Staniford of the same, silkweaver, for Emma, wife of the said Thomas, and for Elizabeth Johnson, towards John Gardiner, who released the peace against them.
Sess. Roll 561/48, 49.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

William Gogney and William Richardson of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, for Thomas Breamed of the same, towards Robert Broomer, who released the peace against him.
Sess. Roll 561/58.
Sess. Reg. 2/458.

William Jones of Whitechapel, clothworker, and Thomas Bingham of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, silkweaver, for Robert Cooper of Whitechapel, victualler, towards Robert Venable and his wife.
Sess. Roll 561/60.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

William Pichard of St. Olave's, Southwark, feltmaker, and Robert Holland of St. Katherine's, feltmaker, for William Boules [Bowles] of the same, porter, towards John Phillip and Evan Phillip.
Sess. Roll 561/61.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Anthony Richardson of East Smithfield, woodmonger, and Bartholomew Benson of the same, for John Law of the same, mealman, towards William Madgley and his wife.
Sess. Roll 561/62.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Richard Griffis of Ratcliffe, girdler, and Thomas Owen of Shadwell, drayman, for George Forster [Foster] of Ratcliffe, towards his wife.
Sess. Roll 561/63.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Charles Richman of Whitechapel and Edward Lowe of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, butcher, for John Wood of Whitechapel, porter, towards one Penny.
Sess. Roll 561/64.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Henry Blackman of Whitechapel, buttonmaker, and William Johnson of the same, tailor, for John Nortrope [Mortroppe] of the same, chandler, towards Daniel Austin.
Sess. Roll 561/65.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Peter Keightley of Rosemary Lane and Francis Cotterell of the same, blacksmith, for Mary, wife of Giles Chambers of the same, and for Zachary Jones of the same, tallow-chandler, towards William Paine, Katherine his wife, Mary Tomson and Helen Mantle.
Sess. Roll 561/66, 67.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Roger Baylie of Wapping, blacksmith, and William Carvell of Shadwell, shipwright, for Hannah Single and Joan Polley of Wapping, widows, towards Richard Groame and his wife.
Sess. Roll 561/68.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

John Mutley of Wapping, shipwright, and Hugh Robson of the same, lighterman, for Agnes, wife of Condy Archer, towards Margaret Lord.
Sess. Roll 561/69.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Roger Johnson of Rosemary Lane, inkseller, and Henry Wemb of the same, blacksmith, for Henry Saile of the same, labourer, towards John Lee and his Wife.
Sess. Roll 561/70.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Julius Seaser of Whitechapel, farrier, and Lawrence Allam of the same, gunmaker, for Richard Buffett of Whitechapel, waterman, towards Robert Baylief [Bayle].
Sess. Roll 561/71.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

William [blank] of Rosemary Lane, pipemaker, for William Marsh of the same, sailor, towards Mary Reignoldes of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/72.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

John Hunt of Hosier Lane in St. Sepulchre's, tailor, and Robert Hurlock of Harwich, sailor, for William Stevenson of Wapping, mariner, towards Hugh Stafford of the same.
Respited to the next General Sessions.
Sess. Roll 561/77, 80.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

Henry Lamb of Cow Cross, tailor, and Henry Copsey of "Mugwell Street", gentleman, for Thomas Hafeild [Hawfeild] of Cow Cross, butcher, towards Margaret, wife of George Owen of the same, butcher; and of Richard Meades and John Burgen of the same, butchers, for the said George and Margaret towards the said Thomas.
Sess. Roll 561/83, 134.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

Edward Bottleson and Thomas Larance of the "Spittle feilds", ropemakers, for William Ellis of the same, weaver, towards Sybil Bayley.
Sess. Roll 561/84.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

Nicholas Turnor of Westminster, carpenter, and Richard Chandlor of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, for John Jenkinson and Thomas Gardiner of the same to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/85.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

Thomas Ewer of Golding Lane, carpenter, and Edward Turlock of the same, for Joan Ewer of the same to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/86.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

John Starre of Charterhouse Lane, towards Elizabeth Chattfeild, Philip Lawrence and Roger Budderidge, shoemaker, all of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/87.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

William Hoye of Whitecross Street, blacksmith, for William Cogdale and Robert Cogdale of the same, silkweavers, mutual sureties, towards Margaret Goborne.
Sess. Roll 561/89, 90.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

Thomas Wagg of Cow Cross, tailor, and Thomas Fowler of the same, for John Collyer of the same, gilder, and Dorothy his wife, and for John Jones of the same and Helen his wife, towards John Famyn of the same, inlayer; and of John Elmes, tailor, and William Treeton, labourer, both of the same, for the said John Famyn to answer, who became voluntarily bound.
Sess. Roll 561/91, 92, 161.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

Andrew Bradbeere and John Bonas of Shoreditch, silkweavers, for Gabriel Stoneley of the same, silkweaver, towards Joan Humfry.
Sess. Roll 561/94.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

Nicholas Land of Charterhouse Lane and William Treweman of Goswell Street, victualler, for Edwin Dobernoll of the same, towards Owen Francklyn.
Sess. Roll 561/95.
Sess. Reg. 2/455.

Thomas Cambden of Holywell Street, carpenter, and Thomas Gray of the same, shoemaker, for Thomas Weekes of the same, towards Sarah Rouse.
Sess. Roll 561/101.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

William Holmes of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor, and John Stacie of the same, victualler, for John Garrett of the same, tailor, towards John Austin [Awsten].
Sess. Roll 561/103.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

Robert Peadle of the Savoy, currier, and William Winifeild of St. Clement Danes, tailor, for Katherine, wife of Robert Dunne of Westminster, to keep the peace.
She bound herself and had a supersedeas.
Sess. Roll 561/104.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

Thomas Jorden of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, saddler, and John Jones of St. Olave's, Southwark, co. Surrey, feltmaker, for Roland Jenkins of St. Clement Danes to keep the peace.
He bound himself and had a supersedeas.
Sess. Roll 561/105.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

Richard Bellomie of Edmonton, carpenter, and Thomas Chapman of the same, labourer, for Lucy, wife of Thomas Gue of the same, towards "Ennidry", wife of John Nightingall of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/108.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

William Genninges and Edmund Andrewes of Westminster, carpenters, for William Echell [Echill] of the same, plasterer, towards Ann, wife of Thomas Murrey of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/110.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Pierce Kennyng of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, coachman, and John Relf of the same, tailor, for Francis Kennyng [Kenning] of the same, tailor, towards John Dorling.
Sess. Roll 561/115.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Thomas Harrison of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, vintner, for John Thorneton of the same, gentleman, towards Jane, wife of Ralph Jennyngs [Jennings].
To be bound over to the next General Sessions.
Sess. Roll 561/116.
Sess. Reg. 2/457.

Peter Darbeshiere and Miles Wright of the Savoy, watermen, for Richard Dobson of the same, waterman, towards Margaret Richardson.
Sess. Roll 561/121.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

Matthew Getlesse of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gentleman, and John Latham of the same, baker, for Isabel, wife of William Hilliard of the same, to keep the peace.
She bound herself and had a supersedeas.
Sess. Roll 561/130.
Sess. Reg. 2/453.

Richard Meares of Charterhouse Lane, tailor, for Anthony Meares of the same, tailor, towards Geoffrey Netleton [Nittleton] of the same, haberdasher.
Sess. Roll 561/133.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

Robert Falley of Wapping, sailor, Isaac Carpenter of St. Katherine's, clothworker, and Hamond Johnson of Wapping, mariner, for Ann, wife of the said Robert, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/151.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

Roger Lincoln of Limehouse and James Lakes of Plymstock, co. Devon, gentleman, for Michael Jones of Limehouse, baker, and Cicely his wife, towards Blanche Lyncks and Amy Comberland of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/152.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

Clinton Coverly and John Newton of Ratcliffe, for Ann Smart towards Katherine Griffen.
Sess. Roll 561/154.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

William Kimbe of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, glover, and William Goodwine of the same, tailor, for Edward Whit of the same, glover, towards Thomas Bennett.
Sess. Roll 561/155.
Sess. Reg. 2/449.

William Morris of Gray's Inn Lane, tailor, for Thomas Evans of the same, towards Ann Attwood.
Sess. Roll 561/162.
Sess. Reg. 2/454.

Robert Cooke of Old Brentford, bargeman, and Richard Griffith of the same, husbandman, for William Barnes of the same, brewer, towards John Chappell of the same, glover.
Sess. Roll 561/166.
Sess. Reg. 2/456.

William Egleston of Westminster and Nicholas Hilleringe of the same, cordwainer, for Richard Hill of the same, cordwainer, to keep the peace; and of John Lord of the same, glazier, for William Tarrey of the same, cordwainer, towards the said Richard.
Sess. Roll 561/171, 177.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Richard Cooke and Lewis Clarke of Westminster, for Mary, wife of John Girdler of the same, butcher, towards Gertrude, wife of Peter Ryder of the same, waterman.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 561/173.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

John Gates and John Smith of Westminster, for Thomas Williams of the same, tailor, towards Geoffrey Gilbert of the same, locksmith; and of Frederick Searen of the same, locksmith, for Henry Larkin alias Flinte [Flynt] of the same, locksmith, and the said Geoffrey, towards the said Thomas.
Sess. Roll 561/175, 178.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

John Hutchins and Edward Robertes of Westminster, husbandmen, for Matthew Clarke of the same.
A voluntary binding to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/179.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Richard Draper of Westminster, gentleman, and Hugh Powell of the same, bricklayer, for John Wright of the same, bricklayer, towards Peter Linley of the same, labourer.
Sess. Roll 561/180.
Sess. Reg. 2/452.

Richard Harrison and Nicholas Miller of Hackney, for Ann, wife of Miles Preseck [Prescott] of the same, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 561/182.
Sess. Reg. 2/459.

John Hankin of Tottenham, husbandman, and — Hall of the same, blacksmith, for Henry Egleston [Eggleton] of the same, towards Elizabeth, wife of William Smith of Westminster, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 561/185.
Sess. Reg. 2/450.

William Smith and John — of —, for William Carter of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, towards Peter Downham of the same, chandler.
Sess. Roll 561/189.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

George Lee and Lewis Watkins of Teddington, fishermen, for William Hastings of the same, fisherman, towards John Goose.
Sess. Roll 561/191.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

John Plomer [Palmer] of Hounslow, glover, and Ann his wife, towards Eleanor Abraham.
Sess. Roll 561/192.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

Henry Russell of Hayes towards John Enderbrasse.
Sess. Roll 561/193.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

Gibbs Adkins [Atkins], Robert Spurlinge and Robert Nichols of Uxbridge, for Alice, wife of the said Gibbs, towards Philip Swettenham of the same.
Handed over further to appear at the first day of the next Sessions in bail to John Elsay of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, gentleman, and Thomas Morris of Barbican, gentleman; at the next came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 561/195.
Sess. Reg. 2/453, 465.

John Yard of St. James', Clerkenwell, glover, and Thomas Wandley of the same, glazier, for George Seamans of the same, baker, towards Mary, wife of Roland Fletcher of the same, victualler.
[This recognizance is written on paper, and taken before William Buggin, esquire, at the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.]
Sess. Roll 561/199.

Indictments of:—

1 July, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].

Joan, wife of Richard Draper of Old Street, Susan Deanes, widow, Margaret Hill and Edith Cripple, spinsters, all of the same, for an assault and battery on Jane Christopher, at the same; and of the said Joan, on 27 September following, for an assult and battery on Margaret Francklyn, at the same.
Sess. Roll 561/38, 39.
P.R.B. 1/112d.

31 March, 15 James I[A.D. 1617].
Robert Payne [Paine] of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields for an assault and battery on Thomas Prosser of the same and Rebecca his wife, at the same.
Asknowledged and fined 11s., paid to the Sheriff in Court.
At the Sessions held on 3 December the said Thomas indicted for an assault on the said Robert; and at the Sessions held on 14 January he is bound over in bail to John Westcott and Thomas Stephenson of the same to answer the indictment preferred against him by the said Robert, and is fined 12d.
Sess. Roll 561/40.
Sess. Roll 562/86.
Sess. Reg. 2/473, 478.
P.R.B. 1/112d, 118.

1 August, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Bridget Pasmore of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, widow, for keeping a common tippling-house without licence, at the same, on many days as well before as after the above date.
Process.
Prosecutors:—Mr. Edmondes, Joan Ellis.
Sess. Roll 561/41.
P.R.B. 1/112d.

25 August, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
John Pennington [Pennyngton] of South Mimms, bricklayer, for assaulting Elizabeth, wife of Richard Gates, at the same, striking her violently upon the head with an iron bar, which the said John then and there held in his right hand.
Fined 3s. 4d., paid to the Sheriff.
Sureties:— John Flexmer and Luke Sarles, husbandman, both of the same.
Sess. Roll 561/42, 186.
Sess. Reg. 2/451.

Writs, dated 1 May, 15 James I [A.D. 1617]:—
Writ, witnessed by Sir Thomas Lake, knight, at Westminster, directed to the Sheriff, bidding him to call anew [de novo exigeri facias] Robert [Sapp of Ratcliffe], George [Fee Williams] of [St. Leonard's], Shoreditch, Nicholas Clemens of St. Katherine's, Thomas Wickeyns of Clerkenwell and Geoffrey Amys of Turnmill Street, from court to court until according to the law and custom of the realm of England they be outlawed, if they do not appear; and if they do appear, then to take and safely keep them, so that he may have their bodies before the Justices assigned to keep the peace in the county at Westminster on Thursday next after the feast of St. Michael the Archangel next coming [A.D. 1617], to answer for the felonies whereof they are indicted and whereof the Sheriff has elsewhere sent to the Justices that they are not to be found in his bailiwick.
Subscribed. Session of March in the [thirteenth] year[A.D. 1615–16].
Endorsed. At my court of Middlesex held at le Questhouse in High Holborn on 29 May, 15 James I, the within-named Robert, George, Nicholas, Thomas and Geoffrey were first called and did not appear; and at my court held at le Townehouse in Westminster on 26 June of the above year, they were secondly called and did not appear; and at my court held at Highgate on 24 July in the above year, they were thirdly called and did not appear; and at my court held at Staines on 21 August in the above year, they were fourthly called and did not appear; and at my court held at Osulstone on 18 September in the above year, they were fifthly called and did not appear; and therefore by the judgment of Robert Bright and Henry Harryott, gentlemen, coroners, they are outlawed.
Alan Cotton and Cuthbert Hackett, sheriffs.
This writ as above endorsed I the below-written now sheriff received from the before-named late sheriff at his going out from his office.
William Halliday and Robert Johnson, sheriffs.
Sess. Roll 561/1.
P.R.B. 1/68.

Similar writ to call William Dixon of Whitechapel, Thomas Watson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Henry Holstocke of Stepney, Elizabeth Randall of High Holborn, spinster, John Powell of Westminster and Robert Dames of Turnmill Street, and outlaw the said William, Robert Dames of Turnmill Street, and outlaw the said William, Thomas, Henry, John and Robert, and waive the said Elizabeth, if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of February in the thirteenth year [A.D. 1615–16].
Endorsed in similar form to no. 561/1.
Sess. Roll 561/2.
P.R.B. 1/67.

Similar writ to call Roger Bredyman of Whetstone, John Flood alias Richard Flood of the same, Bennet Knight of St. Clement Danes, Walter Cletheroe of the same, William Hickson of Westminster, William Jones and Philip [Johnson] of the same, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies, robberies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of January in the thirteenth year [A.D. 1615–16]. Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/3.
P.R.B. 1/60.

Similar writ to call William Jones of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, Henry Yorkeshire of the same, Thomas Fishe of Tottenham, Mary Adston of Hounslow, spinster, Ann Smart of Whitechapel, widow, Elizabeth Starkey of St Mary-le-Savoy in the Strand, spinster, Friswell, wife of Richard Hamond of Chiswick, Dionise Niccolls of Uxbridge, spinster, Henry Bucke and John Mason of the same, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of June in the thirteenth year [A.D. 1615].
Similar endorsement.
S.R. 561/4.
P.R.B. 1/49d, 49a.

Similar writ to call William Graye of Old Street, William Yate and Thomas Yate of Westminster, William Batchelor, Richard Reason and John Poslyn of Clerkenwell, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of May in the thirteenth year [A.D.1615].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/5.
P.R.B. 1/48d.

Similar writ to call William Pearse and John Fishe of Goswell Street, Thomas Wrighte of Westminster, Alice Niccolls and Ann Pleasington of Golding Lane, spinsters, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and robberies whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of April in the [thirteenth] year [A.D. 1615].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/6.
P.R.B. 1/45, 45d.

Similar writ to call John Dam alias Adam of High Holborn, cutler, and Helen his wife, Elizabeth Johnson and Bridget Robinson, spinsters, Mary Kitchen, widow, Mary Kitchen, spinster, Ann Cranedge, spinster, Mary Sincleere, widow, Joan Smithe, spinster, Magdalen, wife of Thomas Reeve, tailor, and Christiana, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, all of the same, Tobias Hinderson of Clerkenwell and Mary his wife, Frances, Lady Clarke, wife of Sir William Clarke, knight, Elizabeth Taylor, widow, Rose, wife of William Cowper, Joan Derry, widow, and Katherine Cashe, spinster, all of the same, William Marten of St. Sepulchre's, haberdasher, and Mary his wife, Elizabeth, wife of Richard Parre, Margaret Davies and Mary Perrey, spinsters, all of the same, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of August in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/7.
P.R.B. 1/34d, 35.

Similar writ to call William Hopkins of Clerkenwell and Mary Peacocke of Shadwell, spinster, and outlaw the said William and waive the said Mary if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of August in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/8.
P.R.B. 1/34d.

Similar writ to call Stephen Cleeve and Francis Southwell of Cow Cross, gentlemen, Samuel Woollie of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, Margery Dutchfeild of the same, widow, and Nicholas Warde of London, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and offences whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of July in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/9.
P.R.B. 1/33.

Similar writ to call John Swinnerton of Islington and Joan his wife, John Chapman, Robert Game, John Owin, baker, and Thomas, Warde, all of the same, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses, riots, routs and unlawful assemblies whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of August in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/10.
P.R.B. 1/34.

Similar writ to call Richard Peirson and John Bigges of Stanwell, William Storie and Thomas Lambert of Stratford Bow, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of August in the [twelfth] year [A.D.1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/11.
P.R.B. 1/34.

Similar writ to call William Beswicke of St. Andrew's, Holborn, William Cooke, gentleman, Thomas Wilford, gentleman, and Ann his wife, Mary, wife of Matthew Peckard, Helen More, spinster, Katherine, Lady Cornewallis, widow, and Mary, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, all of the same, Richard Awberrye of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, Thomas Abington, Robert Vaughan, Robert Horkyn and Edward Kynsman, gentlemen, all of the same, William Martin of St. Sepulchre's, William Attersbury of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate and Charles Midleton of Hendon, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of July in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/12.
P.R.B. 1/33, 33d.

Similar writ to call William Arnett of St. Margaret's, Westminster, John Betts, John Hill, Thomas Kitchen, Richard Walker, Thomas Martin and Cuthbert Stillington, all of the same, John Jennyver of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, William Prichard of Westminster, William Copehead and James Jones of the same, Richard Smithe of High Holborn, Ferdinand Emerson, cutler, and Jane his wife, John Dam, cutler, Isabel, wife of George Moodye, Thomas Heyward and Mary his wife, William Beswicke, Ann Dowse and Ann Hippon, widows, William Hodgkins, gentleman, Margaret, wife of Thurstan Feild, shoemaker, Mary, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, and Joan, wife of Richard Gresham, all of the same, Richard Awberrye of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, gentleman, Thomas Abington, Robert Vaughan, Robert Horkyn, Edward Kinsman and Robert Bromskill, gentlemen, all of the same, Edward Southwell of Cow Cross, gentleman, John Sparkes and Mary Gueste, widow, both of the same, William Darby of St. Sepulchre's, gentleman, Richard Parr of the same, William Attersbury of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, porter, William Bennett of Cow Cross and Margery his wife, Thomas Southwin of Goswell Street, John Fisher of Charterhouse Lane and Susan his wife, Elizabeth, wife of William Etheringham of Hendon, Daniel Knowleing of New Brentford, Ann Glascock of Heston, widow, Alice, wife of [Robert] Cole, Agnes Cole, spinster, and Jane, wife of Thomas Cole, gentleman, all of the same, Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Salisbury of Whitecross Street, William [Penson] of St. Clement Danes, gentleman, and Elizabeth his wife, Humphrey Mountaigne of East Smithfield, butcher, [James] Stevens of Cow Cross, butcher, and Thomas Coxe of St. Clement Danes, butcher, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses, contempts and other offences presented upon them.
Subscribed. Session of May in the [twelfth] year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/13.
P.R.B. 1/30–32d.

Similar writ to call Unice Balme of Wapping, spinster, John Wilton of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Robert Cutts of Stepney, labourer, Tobias Wrighte of Acton, Ralph Fisher of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, John Roades and Edmund Weaver of the same, William Comber of the Strand and Lewis Flood of Golding Lane, and waive and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of March in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/14.
P.R.B. 1/29.

Similar writ to call John Thomas of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, and outlaw him if he does not appear to answer for the trespass and contempt whereof he is indicted.
Subscribed. Session of March in the twelfth year [A.D. 1614].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/15.
P.R.B. 1/29.

Similar writ to call Zacharias Webbe of Westminster, Thomas Smithe of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, John Goodwyn of Clerkenwell, Audrey, wife of Edward Price of Turnmill Street, Thomas Wrighte of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, Henry Garvye of the same, gentleman, Henry Spencer of Islington, Michael Reynoldes of Clerkenwell, John Fisher of Edmonton, labourer, and Edward Price of Turnmill Street, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of February in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613–14].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/16.
P.R.B. 1/28, 28d.

Similar writ to call Richard Owen and Edward Harbert of St. Clement Danes, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses, contempts, rescues and other offences whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of February in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613–14]
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/17.
P.R.B. 1/28d.

Similar writ to call Edward Ashburner of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, Arthur Swan of Mile End, sailor, and Timothy Merredaye of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and offences whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of January in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613–14].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/18.
P.R.B. 1/28.

Similar writ to call Grace Johnson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, spinster, Henry Holstacke and Thomas Holstacke of St. Giles'without-Cripplegate and William Jackson alias Jugler of St. John Street, and waive and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of January in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613–14].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/19.
P.R.B. 1/28.

Similar writ to call Christopher Pickford of Stepney, Dorothy Lewes of the same, spinster, Henry Bowers of St. John Street, Edward Ashburner of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, and George Turner of St. Clement Danes, butcher, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses,— and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of December in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/20.
P.R.B. 1/27d, 28.

Similar writ to call William Fisher of Chelsea, Katherine Roson of Charterhouse Lane, spinster, Thomas Munday and Thomas Williamson of Westminster, Robert Reynoldes of Clerkenwell, William Stanley of Willesden, Henry Blackman of High Holborn, Penelope, wife of Richard Howett of Norton Folgate, Thomas Allen and Thomas Martyn of East Smithfield and Margaret Potts of Whitechapel, spinster, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies and burglaries whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. [Session] of December in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/21.
P.R.B. 1/27d.

Similar writ to call John Harper of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, [Thomas Walton] of High Holborn, John Gillett of Edmonton and [blank] his wife, Edward Pyckman of Enfield, [blank] Raynes of Hampstead, widow, William Raynes, John Raynes and Thomas Raynes, gentlemen, Dorothy Raynes and Margaret Raynes, spinsters, and John Widgett, gentleman, all of the same, Sir Christopher Roper of Ealing, knight, Thomas Abington of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields and Mary his wife, Richard Woodruffe, gentleman, and Elizabeth his wife, Ann, wife of Robert Vaughan, Joan, wife of Robert Averrye, gentleman, and Hubert Helcon alias Hawkins, esquire, all of the same, Margaret, wife of Thurstan Feild of Saffron Hill, shoemaker, Margaret, wife of Richard Gresham, carpenter, Jane, wife of Thomas Bateman, embroiderer, and William Sutton, embroiderer, and Mary his wife, all of the same, Ferdinand Emerson of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cutler, John Dam, Edward Mathews, cutler, Elizabeth Hippon and Ann Dowse, widows, all of the same, Ingram Martin of Westminster, gentleman, Thomas Millen of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, George Jerningham of St. Clement Danes, gentleman, and Helen his wife, Hugh Griffen of the same, Roger Powell of Clerkenwell, Jane White of Uxbridge, widow, Henry Titnoll of Hillingdon, Margaret Rose of Greenford, widow, William Collett of Heston, Martin Farrell, labourer, William Knighte and Roger Urlin, all of the same, Stephen Tilliar and John Honnywell of Harmondsworth, William Parrett of East Bedfont, John Clarke of Hadley, Peter Isam of Chancery Lane and Margaret his wife, Francis Man of the same, stationer, Edward Hurste of Hammersmith, John Courtnoll of Little Stanmore, John Hills of Hayes, Edward Nelson of Enfield, husbandman, John Empson of the same, John Carre of Kentish Town, John Clarke of [Tottenham Court], Richard Holland and John Knighte of East Smithfield, Alice Sheppard of Saffron Hill, widow, William Hill [and George Helme] of the same, John Girdler of Fulham, John Browne and Alexander Forde of the same, Ann Mastrell of High Holborn, widow, [Hall Atkins and John] Bushoppe of the same, Dionise Pendleton, Dorothy Bowen and Margaret Ketteridge of Cow Cross, widows, Robert Colwell of the same, Ann Jones of Clerkenwell, spinster, John Pretty, William Fleere, John Leveredge and John Rolfe, all of the same, Robert Kinge of Ratcliffe, glover, Dorothy Burrowes, spinster, Thomas Brasier and Daniel Lifte, all of the same, John Hills of Limehouse, Hugh Bilton and Daniel Williams of the same, James Barton and Roger Steele of East Smithfield, Christopher Fountaigne of Ratcliffe, Richard Mason, James Humfrey, Edward Ellis, William Prynce and John Marrett, all of the same, Thomas Catlyn and Nicholas Goddard of Stratford Bow, Robert Tompkins of Wapping, John Beane, William Wrighte, William Coppes and John Kirkham, all of the same, Ann Braggen of Ratcliffe, widow, Richard Robotham, Francis Straglyn, Christopher Hanson and Thomas Wharton, all of the same, [Francis Warde] of St. Katherine's, William Stopes, Reginald Kyte, [Henry Haminges], Humphrey Waters and James [Mitchelson], all of the same, William Payne of Rosemary Lane, Thomas Williamson, Thomas Hodgson, [Thomas Raye and Thomas Calloe], all of the same, [John] Dawson of Whitechapel, Thomas Wharton of Holywell Street, William Clowes and Samuel [Rickforth] of the same, [Richard Greene of Mile End], John Emerson of the same, Henry John of Westminster, Griffen Davies, [John Drake], Thomas [Hamlynton, John Morrison], John Williams, Evan Pewe, John Harcott, [John Wade, John Hall], William Arnolde, Joachim Reede, John Maye and John Starkey, all of the same, Christopher Remnant [of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields], Walter Thomas of St. Clement Danes, Hugh Warden of Norcott, [gentleman], William Badsey, miller, and William Lovedaye, [husbandman], both of the same, Joan, wife of Francis Mann of Chancery Lane, [stationer], John Fisher and John Hoult of the same, stationers, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses, contempts and other offences presented upon them.
Subcribed. September in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/22.
P.R.B. 1/23d–27.

Similar writ to call Joan Greene and Katherine Pinwell of Islington, spinsters, and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the felonies whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of September in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/23.
P.R.B. 1/23d

Similar writ to call Sir Edward Stanley of Hammersmith, knight, Ralph Bull and Thomas Hunt, esquires, John Purslowe, gentleman, [blank] Cradocke, gentleman, Bartholomew Martindale, Simon Coope, John Stoppe, Eustace Kelley, William Spickernell and Peter Starkey, all of the same, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts [whereof they are indicted].
Subscribed. September in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/24.
P.R.B. 1/23, 23d.

Similar writ to call William Lambden of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, Edward Ashburner and Roger Penner of the same, bakers, Susan, wife of John Wyns of Cow Cross, Edward Sheppard of Kilburn, baker, John Price of Holborn, Francis Knighte, James Rawlins, Roger Gunter, James Jackson, Nathaniel Feild, Edward Watershorne, Alice Peirse, spinster, and John Lynley, all of the same, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses, assaults and other offences whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. September in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/25.
P.R.B. 1/22d, 23.

Similar writ to call Thomas Boycott of High Holborn, William Whalley of Whitechapel, James Williamson of High Holborn, Robert Bullard of Golding Lane and Thomas Cloughe of Westminster, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. August in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/27.
P.R.B. 1/22d.

Similar writ to call Mary Elliott of St. Andrew's, Holborn, spinster, John Aylmer, Richard Huddles, William Egleston, Charles Feildeing, William Evanson and Mary his wife, Roland Mather and Margaret his wife, Ann Cranedge and Susan Greene, spinsters, and Richard Knight, all of the same, Elizabeth Gravenor of Clerkenwell, spinster, Henry Marvin of the same, esquire, Ann Windsor of St. Andrew's, Holborn, spinster, Grace Finche, Mary Stone, Susan Stone and Jane Skinnadge, spinsters, and Nicholas Bosgrave, all of the same, William Bateman, Thomas Speed, Gilbert Merston, butcher, Edward Piersley and John Atkinson, all of the same [of Whitechapel], Arthur Wrighte of St. Sepulchre's, Peter Ancktyle of Fulham, Edmund Anderson of St. John Street, gentleman, and Henry Carter of Gray's Inn Lane, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. June in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess Roll 561/28.
P.R.B. 1/21d, 22.

Similar writ to call Robert Covert of Charterhouse Lane, gentleman, Richard Hutchins alias Hutchinson of St. Sepulchre's and Joan his wife, William Crane of Acton, Richard Smarte of St. Peter-ad-Vincula, gentleman, Agnes, wife of Simon Bullocke of the same, gentleman, and Thomas Attwood of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. May in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/29.
P.R.B. 1/21.

Similar writ to call Gilbert Collier of South Mimms, collier, Elizabeth, wife of William Everingham of Hendon, Ann Everingham of the same, spinster, Henry Browne of Uxbridge, Alice, wife of Robert Cole of Heston, Agnes Cole, spinster, Jane, wife of Thomas Cole, and Ann Glascocke, widow, all of the same, Mark Collins of Ashford, Richard Reynoldes of Hounslow, vintner, John Okeley of Heston, William Clarke of Twickenham, fisherman, William Bradshawe of Petty France in Westminster, tailor, John Heathman of Westminster, Edward Sheldon, William Bradshawe, Thomas Chamberlen, Thomas Buddowe, Edward Lawreffe, William Bissett, Dudley Norton and James Cawbreth, all of the same, Jane, wife of Richard Garnett of St. Andrew's, Holborn, Ann Hutchinson, widow, John Dam, cutler, William Champney, cutler, William Cooke, gentleman, and Margaret his wife, Ann Hippon, widow, and Joan, wife of Thomas Strange, all of the same, Richard Lewis and Thomas Gowen of Westminster, Richard Coffen of Holborn aforesaid, bricklayer, John Stacye, Edmund Edlyn, Ann, wife of Richard Davison, John Coe, stationer, and Helen his wife, William Browne, John Lyndley, Lewis Edwards, George Moodye and Joseph Brett, all of the same, William Wildman of Islington, Richard Davison of the same [High Holborn], Sir Henry Northe of Clerkenwell, knight, Sir Thomas Cheeke, Sir Edward Easton and Sir Philip Woodhouse, knights, all of the same, John Steevens, Richard Bearde, [William Smithe], Richard Ashurste, William Vyner, Stephen Wallis, Christopher Beeston, gentleman, Nicholas Vavasor, esquire, Edward [Baylie], Christopher Morley, Thomas Hinson, Bartholomew Downes, Henry Bugbye, William Beane, David Daniell, Robert Daye, David Allen, Robert Davies, [John Collins], Michael Tompson, John Lane, John Bokyn, William Sotherne, John [Stubbes], [John Edwards], Thomas Ilove and Edward Heathe, all of the same, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts wherefor they are presented.
Subscribed. Session of April [in the tenth year, A.D. 1612].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/30.
P.R.B. 1/6d–9.

Similar writ to call Matthew West of Acton and Alice his wife, Alice, wife of John Lewis, and Ann Willis, spinster, both of the same, Susan, wife of Thomas Holland of Wapping, John Steevens of Finsbury, Thomas Smithe of "Pickhatch", carter, Edward Warren of London, gentleman, and Matthew Arcall of Turnmill Street, and outlaw and waive them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. October in the tenth year [A.D. 1612].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/31.
P.R.B. 1/11.

Similar writ to call [Sir William Twisden of Grub Street, knight], Christopher Vernon, gentleman, and Alexander Duncombe, esquire, both of the same, Hugh Saxey of Redcross Street, esquire, [Anthony Barnishe of Whitecross Street, esquire, Robert Delabarr of Tottenham High Cross, gentleman], William Hall of the same, gentleman, Sir Henry North of Clerkenwell, knight, Sir Anthony Barker of the same, knight, Robert [Sayer, gentleman], Sir Philip Woodhouse, knight, Sir Edward Easton, knight, George Pollard and Henry Martin, gentlemen, Sir Thomas Challoner, knight, [Nicholas Vavasor, gentleman, Henry Smithe, esquire, Edward Morris], gentleman, John Farrar, esquire, and Robert Browne, gentleman, all of the same, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts [whereof they are indicted].
Subscribed. [October] in the tenth year [A.D. 1612].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/32.
P.R.B. 1/13d, 14d.

Similar writ to call Ann Smithe of Clerkenwell, spinster, Robert Harte of the same, Robert Finche of New Sarum, co. Wilts, minstrel, William Gibbs of Wilton, co. Wilts, minstrel, and Richard Gregorye of Cow Cross, and waive and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. December in the tenth year [A.D. 1612].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/33.
P.R.B. 1/17d.

Similar writ to call Thomas Knyvett of Edgware, Sir Thomas Hewett of Hampton, knight, John Wilshire of the same, Sir George Carewe of High Holborn, knight, John Cole, Francis Mastrell, Henry Pettingham, Richard Marshall, Anthony Skynner and Richard Lighterfoote, gentlemen, all of the same, William Loveioye, farrier, Nicholas Olliver, Robert Symonds, Thomas Watson, John Toomes, Nicholas Wallinger, John Blake and Griffin Roberts, all of the same [Chancery Lane], and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts presented upon them.
Subscribed. December in the tenth year [A.D. 1612].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/34.
P.R.B. 1/17d, 18.

Similar writ to call Dion Wilson of Cow Cross and Lawrence Pecke of High Holborn, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and assaults whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. Session of January in the tenth year [A.D. 1612–13].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/35.
P.R.B. 1/18.

Similar writ to call William Pulman of St. Clement Danes, butcher, and William Carpenter of the same, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and contempts whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. March in the tenth year [A.D. 1612–13].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/36.
P.R.B. 1/18d.

Similar writ to call John Rawlins of Ratcliffe, John James, Robert Wakefield, George Bannister and Israel Edwyn, all of the same, Edward Horsell of Turnmill Street, William Ingles of Ratcliffe and Thomas Keale of Turnmill Street, and outlaw them if they do not appear to answer for the trespasses and assaults whereof they are indicted.
Subscribed. February in the tenth year [A.D. 1612–13].
Similar endorsement.
Sess. Roll 561/37.
P.R.B. 1/18d.

Writ to take and distrain Edward Rotheram and Alexander Prescott, late sheriffs, by all their lands and chattels, and answer to us for their issues, so that the said late sheriffs may have the bodies of John Bookey of Fulham, Thomas Blythe of Whitecross Street, butcher, John Watten of Redcross Street, Richard Austin of the same, William Stopes of St. Katherine's, Robert Davies of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, John Hodgekins of Hammersmith, John Medlor of the Strand and Richard Mayne of Golding Lane, before the Justices at the Sessions to be held at Westminster after the feast of St. Michael next coming ]A.D. 1617, to answer for the trespasses, contempts and other offences presented upon them.
Subscribed. September in the eleventh year [A.D. 1613].
Endorsed. The within-named Edward Rotheram and Alexander Prescott, late sheriffs, pledged, the issues 6s. 8d.; answered by Alan Cotton and Cuthbert Hackett, late sheriffs, and William Hallidaie and Robert Johnson, now sheriffs.
Sess. Roll 561/26.

— September, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].
Writ, issued by Sir Thomas Lake, knight, to summon the jury and the chief constables and sub-constables to the General Sessions to be held at Westminster on Thursday after the feast of St. Michael next coming.
Endorsed that the writ was executed by Alan Cotton and Cuthbert Hackett, late sheriffs, and William Halliday and Robert Johnson, now sheriffs, [Nos. 561/199–202. No jurors' names appear for the Sessions, as they probably were written at the foot of no. 561/202 which has been cut off].
Sess. Roll 561/198.

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

Names of bailiffs of the Liberties:—
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.
John Mayle the younger, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London.
John Valentyne, of the Liberty of the Master, Brothers and Sisters of the Hospital [Church] of St. Katherine-the-Virgin-next-the-Tower of London.
Philip Kinge, gentleman, of the Liberty of John, Lord Bishop of London.
Charles Chute, esquire, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at Enfield, South Mimms and Hadley.
[William Heycock], of the Liberty of Dudley, Lord North.
[William Fletcher], of the Liberty of Sir William Harbert, knight.

Names of bailiffs of the hundreds:—
Isaac Bringhurst, James Raves, Thomas Walsall, Charles Hill, John Lamyng, Henry Bathe, John Leared, Robert Penrey, Thomas Gittins and William Faulkner, of the hundred of Osulstone.
Ambrose Board, of the hundred of Spelthorne and Isleworth.
Thomas Say, of the hundred of Elthorne.
Roger Unsworth, of the hundred of Gore.
John Robinson, of the hundred of Edmonton.

Names of chief constables of the hundred of Osulstone:—
Paul Smith of Whitechapel, gentleman.
William Lambe of Islington, gentleman.
George Etheridge of the Strand, gentleman.
Richard Stile of Westminster, gentleman.

Names of sub-constables of the same hundred:—

John Kitchin.Whitechapel.
John Neale.Norton Folgate.
John Clarke.Shoreditch.
John Nortridge.Hoxton.
Robert Anthony.Stoke Newington.
Richard Harrison.Hackney.
Thomas Gilbert.
Robert Maxfeild.
Valentine Poole.Old Ford.
Thomas Goudge.Stratford Bow.
Jeremiah Saltmarshe.Bromley.
John Sprignall.
Christopher Dines.Blackwall.
William Symmons.Limehouse.
Thomas Lane.Ratcliffe.
Thomas Bayliffe.Mile End.
Stephen Newman.Bethnal Green.
Nicholas Startupp.Wapping.
Thomas Harrington.East Smithfield.
James Bassett.
Thomas Overs.St. Katherine's.
Robert Ubancke.
William Cooke.Grub Street and Chiswell Street.
James Thompson.Whitecross Street.
Thomas Palmer.Old Street and Wenlox Barn.
Augustine Garland.Golding Lande.
Michael Boulton.Clerkenwell.
Samuel Gayford.
Robert Browne.
James Dodd.
Roger Mellman.Charterhouse Lane.
Geoffrey Brittingham.Cow Cross.
William Ivorrey.
George Smith.Islington.
Thomas Ratcliffe.
John Reading.
George Taylor.
Robert Hilliard.
[Richard] Staples.Holloway.
[Ralph] Briggs.
Hornesy.
[William] SheppardFriern Barnet.
Thomas Rippon.finchley.
[George] Page.
Nicholas Barrett.Hampstead.
John Thornton.Kentish Town.
[Robert] Neale.
[Thomas Willowes].Holborn.
Richard Cock.
[Philip Goulding].Field Lane.
Roger Dowse.Chancery Lane.
Thomas Turpyn.St. Giles'-in-the-Fields.
Robert Johnson.
Robert Hodgkins.
Richard Tassill.St. Clement Danes.
Thomas Carpenter.
John West.
Ewin Martin.
John Saunders.
John Wells.the Savoy.
Thomas Bramidge.
Stephen Bailie.St. Martin's-in-the-Fields.
John Stacy.
William Rogers.
William Clarke.
John Weekes.
Thomas Gabriell.Westminster.
Thomas Dodd.
James Garrison.
Henry Rawe.
Richard Hilton.
Edward Capp.
Giles Home.
William Greenewood.
Richard Bridges.
Roger Dier.
Thomas Lee.
Thomas Farmer.
Robert Harrison.
John Burd.
William Crafte.
Thomas Parker.
Robert Burges.
Walter Whittock.Paddington.
Robert Twiford.Willesden.
Humphrey Vincent.
Leonard Hickman.Knightsbridge.
Robert Snead.Chelsea.
Henry North.[Kenisington].
Edward Ilford.
John Arnold.fulham.
William Attlea.Hammersmith.
William Adshawe.chiswick.
John Thomas.
William Cooke.Old Brentford.
Thomas Baringer.Ealing.
Roger Barbor.Acton.
Roger Reynolds.

Names of chief constables of the hundred of Gore:—
Nathaniel Martin of Hendon, gentleman.
Henry [Smyth] of Harrow, gentleman.

Names of sub-constables of the same hundred:—

William Francklin the younger.Hendon.
George Thompson.
Richard Read.Wembley.
John Page.Sudbury.
Thomas Greenhill.Roxey.
[Ralph] Button.Harrow-on-the-Hill
[William] Parson.Weald.
Richard Palmer.Great Stanmore.
William Lyon.Little Stanmore.
Michael Barbor.Edgware.
William Wyse.Kingsbury.
Richard Streete.Pinner.

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

Names of sub-constables of the same hundred:—

William Nashe.Harefield.
Richard Osmund.Ickenham.
John Coggs.Ruislip.
John Winchester.
Nathaniel Gwynn.Uxbridge.
Richard Bowdishe.
Robert Warren.Hillingdon.
Richard Partridge alias Howell.
Thomas Crouchley.Cowley.
John Lidgold.West Drayton.
Richard Osmond.Greenford.
Ambrose Stevens.Harmondsworth,
Thomas Merrick.Harlington.
Barnaby Court alias Clinckadagger.
William Hill of le Crosse [?].Hayes.
William Hill of Wood End.
John Wilkyn.Hanwell.
William Ashton.Norwood.
William Wolmer.Northall.
Thomas Gisbie.New Brentford.
Francis Norton.

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

Names of sub-constables of the same hundred:—

Thomas Pigg.Ashford.
Thomas Lyons.Heston.
John Grafton.
Thomas Hart.Hounslow.
Arnold Larchin.Isleworth.
John Gisbie.
Edward Reeve.Twickenham.
Lewis Watkins.Teddington.
Thomas Newnham.Hampton.
Nicholas Hart.
Thomas Hart.Sunbury.
Walter Child.
Richard Collins.Shepperton.
Robert Olliver.Littleton.
Ralph Feild.Staines.
Thomas [Lorchin].Stanwell.
Henry Batchelor.Bedfont.
[William Caprill]Feltham.
William Fewater.Hanworth.

Names of chief constables of the hundred of Edmonton:—
[Robert] Estrey of [Edmonton], gentleman.
[Henry] Hunsdon of Enfield, gentleman.
John Foster of Hadley, gentleman.

Names of sub-constables of the same hundred:—

William Love.Edmonton.
Thomas Sparkes.
Thomas White.
Thomas Boone.
James Clay.tottenham.
Richard Moreton.
Richard Newman.
John Hopkins.Enfield.
Roger Piggott.
Henry Herringford.
Thomas Burrell.
Jonas Taylor.
John Rawson.Hadley.
John Pearson.
Richard Maye.South Mimms.
Alban Clarke.
Robert Presson.

Sess. Roll 561/199–202.

[No. 561/203 is a portion of the wrapper for the Roll]

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p.448. Came and discharged:—

Henry Carter of Staines to be of good behaviour.

Robert Tapping of Charterhouse Lane for his several contempts in not appearing at the Musters.

George Taylor of Islington for not passing away a vagrant woman great with child, who is since delivered thereof, to the great charge of the parish of Islington.

John Gamocke of Fulham, labourer, to be of good behaviour.

p.451. William Mote [Moate] of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, joiner, for beginning a new building upon a new foundation in Mr. Moore's Rents in St. Martin's-in-the-Fields; at the next charged with "contemning" the Justice's warrant, came and discharged (and p.470).

p.452. To the next Sessions:—

William Maybanck, servant to William Bradley of Old Street, carman, for good behaviour. Respited to the next by the Court; at the next came and was discharged (and p.465).

Adam Finch of Westminster handed in bail to John Cutberson and John Fortune of the same, tailors, to appear and answer; at the next came and was discharged (and p.465).

p.454. Came and discharged:—

William Lowth of Hounslow, pewterer, for the peace.

p.456. Richard Terry of Westminster and John Mercer of St. Andrew's, Holborn, carpenter, for the like.

Nicholas Hayward of St. Andrew's aforesaid, carpenter, to answer.

p.458. John Peace of [blank] for the peace.

p.460. To the next Sessions:—

Thomas Harrington of East Smithfield, farrier, handed in bail to John Chapman, cordwainer, and Lawrence Rowland, cooper, both of the same, to appear and bring out Pennington Thrumme whom he suspected to escape after he had taken him bound by an assumpsit in £5 for his appearance before a Justice, to answer the complaint of Thomas Appleby. At the next Sessions acknowledged, fined 12d. and discharged, paid in Court (and p.465).

p.460a. Order at this General Sessions that the salary of £300 by the year heretofore levied upon the county for the House of Correction shall be reduced and abated to £200 for this next year, and that the Committees for the said House until the next General Sessions shall be:—

Sir Francis DarcyeKnights.
Sir Thomas Fowler
Sir John Kay
Sir John Suckling
Edward Forsettesquires
Francis Michell

Further order that no person or persons shall be licensed to victual within the county unless he have a licence under the hands of two Justices of the Peace, whereof one of them to be of the quorum, and the condition of every recognizance to have such clauses as the said Committees shall think fit to agree upon, to be set down and declared between this and the next Sessions.

pp.460a–61. Whereas it was openly declared in Court at this Sessions that divers great disorders and misdemeanours have been committed in divers parishes of this county "by mainteyning of Whitsonales and other unlawful games upon pretence that the same is for the repaire of Churches within those parishes where such unlawfull games are used", and also that "divers women assembling themselves in the streets and highwaies in great companies do beg money of all passengers that travell up and downe those wayes", and for both this they allege ancient custom and long continuance: For reformation whereof, complaint being made unto divers of the Justices by divers parents of their children and sundry masters of their servants, how they did usually purloin and embezzle divers of their goods and implements to maintain the said unlawful games used in the time of the said Whitsun Ales, divers of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace at their assemblies heretofore sent out warrants to certain constables and Churchwardens for restraint of the said disorders and abuses, which were not restrained according as they commanded, and did therefore bind over divers persons to appear before them at this Sessions for the maintenance of the said unlawful games, and they not suppressing the said disorderly begging, yet they were pleased to discharge the said parties upon hope of their more careful prevention of the like abuses in time to come; For the better prevention whereof it is now ordered in open Court that the several Churchwardens and constables of the several parishes and precincts within this county where such unlawful games and begging shall happen to be used, shall upon notice of this order from time to time suppress all such unlawfu gaming and begging as aforesaid, and if any person shall wilfully resist their authority herein that then by virtue hereof they be brought before some of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace to find sureties for their personal appearance at the next Sessions of the peace, then and there to be proceeded against according to the Statutes in such cases provided; And for such monies as were this last Whitsuntide collected in any of the said parishes by reason of the said unlawful games used in the said time of the said Whitsun Ales, it is ordered by the Court that it shall be given and disposed of by the Churchwardens of the several parishes to the poor of the parish where any such Whitsun Ales were, and not to be employed for the repair of their churches; And the Churchwardens of all such parishes and places are to attend two of the next Justices of every such parish, that the money so collected may be disposed of to the poor as aforesaid with their privity and direction and not otherwise.

p.461. 8 August, A.D. 1617.

John Galthroppe, son of Nicholas Galthroppe, citizen and cordwainer of London, apprenticed to John Demeere of Whitechapel, silkweaver, for seven years from 29 May last past. Acknowledged in open Court.

Helen Turvyn (being delivered of a child in the highway forty miles hence, whereof a prentice of one Cowper, a barber near Charing Cross, called Robert Graunger, procured the same to be left in the parish of Westminster, careless to the charging of that parish) is ordered to take the child herself and to free the said parish thereof, and to be sent hence as a vagrant by pass to Bullingham in Herefordshire where she was born.

George Lawson of Westminster brought in by warrant for a new building; it is referred to be viewed by Sir Richard Wigmore, knight, Edward Forsett and Edmond Doubleday, esquires, whether it be contrary to his Majesty's proclamation.

John Johnson of High Holborn, chosen chief constable of the hundred of Osulstone in the place of George Etheridge late chief constable there, sworn in open Court.

Licensed tipplers with their sureties:—

Walter Davys of Gray's Inn Lane: William White of Cow Lane, stationer, and Richard Lucas of the same, coachmaker.

Richard Loggins of Westminster: Francis Burd, victualler, and John Evans, both of the same.

Edward Baynton of St. Clement Danes: Richard Haynes of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields and Thomas Monday of Clerkenwell. To be suppressed.

Edmund Muggins of St. Clement Danes: William Clunne of the same and Richard Marberry of St. Andrew's, Holborn, haberdashers.

p.461a. Simon Roberts of Smithfield Bars and Jonathan Hill of Paddington, tailors, for William Hilliard of St. Giles' to observe all things contained in his licence.

Robert Bridgman of St. John Street: Robert Richardson of the same, shoemaker, and Thomas Leane of St. Bride's, glover.

William Cole of Ratcliffe: George Lunne of the same and John Flamstead of Newgate, keeper.

John Croucher of St. John Street: William Hardwicke and Thomas Cowdale of the same.

Margaret Langworth of Clerkenwell, widow: John Phillipps, barber-surgeon, and Richard Tyngey, weaver, both of the same.

William Reeve of Chancery Lane: Roger Dowse, blacksmith, and Roger Barbor, cordwainer, both of the same.

Dorothy Bowler of Saffron Hill, widow: Richard Jones, glover, and John Sharpe, tailor, both of the same.

Edward Hodgeson of Charterhouse Lane: Henry Hormoll of Fleet Street, tailor, and Richard Flyng of Charterhouse Lane, joiner.

Robert Martyn of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields: William Houseman of Saffron Hill and Richard Fytter of Ratcliffe.

Thomas Manninge of Rosemary Lane: Henry Theodoricke of St. Giles', glover, and Thomas Scott of Cow Cross.

pp.461a–62. Forasmuch upon a petition preferred to this Court by Christopher Beeston [alias Hutchenson], Thomas Heyward, Richard Perkins, Thomas Drew, Richard Harrison and Ellis Worth, "players at the Redd Bull in the upper end of St. Johnstreet", whereby they showed that they stood several [times] presented at several Sessions of the peace for not repairing the highways in the parish of Clerkenwell, "and that they had latelie bestowed great charge in amending and new rayling the foote way leading towards Woods Close in the upper end of St. Johnstreet and all alonge the church way leading to the parishe Church of Clerkenwell aforesaid at their owne charges", and therefore prayed that they might be relieved by the favour of the Court against the process issuing upon these presentments; Whereupon in respect that the Court took notice of the charge they had been at in repair of the footways aforesaid, it was ordered that further process upon the said presentments should be stayed (and P.R.B. 1/117d.).

p.463–4. 2 October, A.D. 1617.

Badgers, laders, kidders, carriers and drovers licensed at the General Sessions:—

Badgers:—

John Lambe, William Marshe, William Fletcher and Robert Peare of Hendon, Anthony Hewetson (also a kidder) and Richard Marshe of Finchley, Thomas Earley, Robert Thompson and Elizabeth Tyllier of Hillingdon, John Fearne, Richard, John and Henry Street, Richard Byrde and William Edlyn, all of Pinner, Richard Golde and Nicholas Hale of Hadley, John Fitzharbert and Ambrose Stevens of Harmondsworth, Thomas Young, Margaret Kinge, John Cooke, Robert Hill and Christopher Boweman, all of South Mimms, William Waller of Westminster, Robert Mayhew, Robert Curtys, Matthew Betts, Thomas Burrell, Henry Hunsdon, Hugh Easton, William Brigges, Roger Pickatt, John Eedes, Robert Rashe, Thomas Bates, Jonas Tayler, Richard Roffe, Henry Deane, Elizeus Wiberd, Thomas Hunsdon, Richard Smith, Thomas Curtys the younger, Roger Newman, Edward Carter, Abraham Hunsdon, Nicholas Norris, Christopher Woodham, Thomas Ewer, Thomas Curtys the elder and Henry Lofte, all of Enfield, Andrew Bowyer and Hugh Goddard of St. Katherine's, Richard Paley of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, John Carre of Wapping, Constance Pluckwell, John Edlyn, Iron Scaldwell and John Lane, all of Harrow, Edward Parricke and James Hosier of Staines, William Lambert of Little Stanmore, Philip Peeter of Great Stanmore, John Radforde of Hammersmith, Lewis Watkins of Teddington,. John Court and Barnaby Court of Cranford, Thomas Foxe and Thomas Baldwyn of Bromley, Richard Peeter of Uxbridge, Peter Meredith of Stepney, Henry Fundge of Ealing, William Ellis of Isleworth, John Lawe of East Smithfield, William Charey of Feltham, Richard Lawse and Thomas Lane of Ratcliffe, Richard Edlyn and Richard Stanborrough of Harrow Weald, William Gunne of Edgware, William Castleden of Ruislip, Stephen Nutt and Thomas Wayland of Hayes.

Kidders:—

John Pryor of Whetstone, John Smewen of East Bedfont, John Bruchins and John Goaste of Hillingdon, Edward Eeles of Pinner, Edward Davys, John Upton, Stephen Tyllier and Nicholas Barnes, all of Harmondsworth, John Robinson and Richard Asor of South Mimms, William Woodham of Enfield, William Smith of Hammersmith, John Dewell of Cranford, John Powell and David Harris of New Brentford, George Harverd of Isleworth, John Bannester of West Drayton, James Curloe of Harlington.

Drovers:—

Robert Gates of Hendon, Gregory Cowper of Norwood, John Atkinson of Islington.

PROCESS REGISTER BOOK OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME I.

f.112d. John Gilderson and James Ratcliffe of Shoreditch for a rescue. Pledged for a fine on 24 January, 1617–18.

Timothy Bugbye of Stratford Bow, mariner, for dividing one house into divers tenements. Pledged for a fine on 28 September 1618.

John Chaundler of the same, cobbler, for entertaining two inmates. Pledged for a fine on 4 November, 1617; discharged of a fine because removed the inmates, witnessed by George Willmore, esquire, Justice of the Peace there.

Thomas Mewtas of the same, esquire, for default of repairing the bridge called Bow bridge.

f.113. [blank], wife of John Warin of Poplar, for ill rule in her house.

William Davies of Hammersmith for not scouring a ditch and lane called Clynde lane up to Counters bridge. Pledged for a fine on 29 April, 1618; discharged without fine by certificate of the inhabitants because he was not in possession of lands in which etc. after one year.

Peter Greene of Ratcliffe for recusancy for nine months. To be indicted at the next Sessions held in December and there put in process.

Edmund Church of Mile End and [blank] his wife, and Lady Grissell of the same for recusancy. To be indicted as above.

Elizabeth Smith of Highgate in the parish of Kentish Town, widow, and Elizabeth Smith of the same, spinster, her daughter, for the like.

To be indicted as above.

Richard Abington of Hackney, esquire, and [blank] his wife, and Cassandra Houghton of the same, widow, for the like. To be indicted as above.

[blank], wife of David Jones of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, for a common scold.

Henry Lane of the same, smith, for a common drunkard.

Thomas Brett of Cow Cross for keeping a bawdy-house, and Juliana Clapham of the same, widow, for the like.

[blank] Peirson of the same, widow, for keeping idle people in her house. Pledged for a fine on 9 September, 1620.

Thomas Fowler of the same for entertaining evil persons in his house.

f.113d. [blank] Clarke of East Smithfield, widow, for default in paving.

Elizabeth Burrowes of the same, widow, for keeping a bawdy-house.

Anthony Turner of Wapping, chandler, for permitting inmates to dwell together.

[blank] Hemminges of Stepney, gentleman, for erecting a new tenement in Norton Folgate.

[blank] Hutton of Queen Street, widow, for recusancy and receiving a Romish priest into her household.

Mary Beckett and Joan Sparkes of Turnmill Street for keeping bawdy-houses.

ff.113d–114d. For recusancy:—

Lady Lewkenor, wife of Sir Lewis Lewkenor of Hackney, knight, Jane, wife of Richard Watson of Chancery Lane, barber-surgeon, Mary Fetherston of the same, widow, Ann, wife of Henry Pennyngton of Old Street, Robert Vaughan of Queen Street, gentleman, Alice, wife of Robert Bryan of the same, Peter Smith of Turnmill Street, Rose Cowper and Elizabeth Taylor of the same, Ferdinand Emerson of St. Andrew's, Holborn, cutler, and Jane his wife, John Dam, cutler, and Helen his wife, William Mathewes, cutler, and Helen his wife, Thomas Heyward, cobbler, and Mary his wife, Susan, wife of Edwin Saule, gentleman, Richard Saule, John Blague, tailor, and Magdalen his wife, William Cooke, gentleman, and Bridget his wife, Ann Dowse, widow, William Beswicke and Ambrose Beswicke, cordwainers, Mary St. Cleere, widow, John Coe, stationer, and Elizabeth his wife, Thomas Knight, scrivener, and Jane his wife, Katherine, wife of Richard Knight, goldsmith, Susan, wife of Thomas Strange, and Mary Scroggs, all of the same. The said Lady Lewkenor, Ann Pennyngton, Peter Smith, Susan Saule and Thomas Knight to be indicted at the next Sessions and in process. At the Sessions held on 14 January the same persons, from Ferdinand Emerson to Mary Scroggs, are again indicted (and P.R.B. 1/119d–120).

f.114d. Robert Cheare of Chancery Lane for converting one messuage into four tenements at Chelsea.

Thomas Bostocke of Chelsea for receiving into his household two families to dwell together in his house.

Robert Palmer of the same, poulterer, for killing and selling putrid meat.

Sir Thomas Lake of Sunbury, knight, for not repairing the bridge called Howe bridge in the highway in the parish of Sunbury, leading from Oatelands up to Hampton Court.

George Corpe of the same, esquire, for enclosing a parcel of the common in the parish of Sunbury to the great impoverishment of the poor.

f.115. Sir Michael Stanhope of Hounslow, knight, for not repairing the bridge called Maltmans bridge in Hounslow Heath in the way leading from Uxbridge up to Kingston-upon-Thames. Let process cease by order of the Sessions held on 19 March, 1617–18.

Lord Knevett for not repairing the bridge called New bridge in Hounslow Heath between the parishes of Stanwell and Harmondsworth leading from Staines up to [blank]. Distrained.

Daniel Arter of Kensington for entertaining evil people in his house.

Thomas Sheppard of Kingsbury for not scouring a ditch lying in Samon Street Lane in the said parish. Pledged for a fine on 18 May, 1618.

Thomas Scudamore of the same, gentleman, for obstructing a water-course to the great annoyance etc. Pledged for a fine on 28 April, 1618.

William Tucke of Hounslow for enclosing three acres of land in Hounslow Heath lying between Harlington and Hatton.

Daniel Knowleing of Hounslow, Elizabeth Knowleing of the same, spinster, Alice Cole and Ann Cole of Heston, spinsters, and Jane, wife of Thomas Cole of the same, all for recusancy. The said Alice to be indicted at the next Sessions; the said Jane pledged for a fine on 9 April, 1619.

Thomas Saunders alias Howse of Heston, victualler, for tippling without licence.

Hugh Downes of Staines for entertaining whores in his house. Pledged for a fine on 1 September, 1618, fine assessed at 6s. 8d.

f.115d. John Archer of Edmonton, victualler, for entertaining people of evil order in the time of Divine Service, and for selling drink contrary to the Statute. Pledged for a fine on 2 October, 1618.

Thomas Jellect of Edmonton and [blank] his wife for recusancy.

Indicted at the next Sessions and pledged for a fine on 2 October.

Joseph Jackson of the same, gentleman, for obstructing the way across the field called Browne field in the same parish.

For default of working in amending the highways for 6 days:—

[blank] Bull of Hammersmith, widow, William Davis, Robert Stephenson, Robert Hyatt, John Hurste, Henry Fowler, Peter Tayler, Adam Roche and Edward Lacye, all of the same.

f.116. For default of carts in amending the highways:—

James Preest of Westcott in the parish of Ruislip by three days, John Nelham the younger and John Nelham the elder by one day, and Thomas Bates by six days, all of the same.

For default of working in amending the highways:—

Richard Readinge by six days, Katherine End, widow, by six days, Richard Vincent by six days, Miles Waterworth by five days, John Watson, Thomas Davye, Robert Batt and William Banckes by six days, all of the same.

f.116d. John Deardes of Smithfield, innholder, for refusing to work with a horse and cart and two men, by one day; Anthony Ashe and Robert Weston of the same, for the like.

[blank] Crippes of St. James', Clerkenwell, widow, for not scouring a ditch being ten rods in length.

Henry Comes of Turnmill Street, innholder, for obstructing a water-course.

Richard Presgrave of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields for annoying the highway by laying dung there.

Richard Saunderson of Hornsey for laying one cartload of dung in the highway there. Pledged for a fine on 1 August, 1618.

William, Lord Burleigh, for default of his cart in amending the highways by six days.

ff.116–17d. For default of working in amending the highways by 6 days:—

Lady Willoughby of Clerkenwell, Lady Anderson, Sir Henry Wyman, knight, Sir Anthony Barker, knight, John Peeters, esquire, Sir John Androwes, knight, Robert Hewytt, gentleman, Katherine Copley, widow, Humphrey Powle, and John Webb, esquire, all of the same, [blank] Gardiner of Westminster, doctor, Maurice Peeters alias Anthony, gentleman, Jeremiah Sprattlyn, gentleman, by four days, Thomas Arundell, Valentine Welbye, Ralph Thompson, Nicholas Daye alias Purt, apparitor, George Fletcher, baker, Elizabeth Hughes, widow, Thomas Dickerson, Alexander Cobb and William Collett, all of the same, Simon Huckle of "Copthall", Peter Dutton and William New of the same, Richard Penvoes of Clerkenwell, Richard Browne, Arthur Jaqua, John Harriotts and Henry Deane, hosier, all of the same, and William Cole of Pie Corner, cook; he has a tenement within the parish aforesaid [Clerkenwell]. The said John Webb pledged for a fine on 1 December, 1618, fined 6s., paid to the surveyor of the highways; the said Jeremiah Sprattlyn pledged for a fine on 29 May, 1618, paid 4s. to Benjamin Garfeilde, surveyor of the highways, by order of the Justices; the said Richard Browne pledged for a fine on 28 September, 1618, respited for a fine of 5s., paid to the surveyor of the highways; the said Henry Deane pledged for a fine on 7 October, 1618, nothing for a fine because he is the Scavenger of the parish.

Arthur Strangnidge of St. Andrew's, Holborn, brewer, for default of repairing the highway at "Hockly Hole ".

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.130d. Robert Smith delivered by proclamation.

John Larrett indicted for assault, respited to the order of the Justices at Hicks Hall; at the next respited for sureties to be allowed by Francis Michell, esquire, if he shall think fit (and f. 134).

Agnes Ellis respited further at the request of Francis Williamson, esquire, without bail.

Richard Allen indicted in London.

f.131. Not guilty:—

Susan Stamford for embezzling her master's goods, being about the value of 40s.

John Lea for a cloak of Sir John Packington, knight.

Guilty to the value of 10d., to be whipped:—

Seamor Lawson for six iron nails of Simon Axton, value 12d.

Guilty, no goods, to be drawn and hanged:—

Eustace Bissaker for washing and diminishing of gold, being treason.

Stands mute, has judgment of the peine forte et dure:—

Ralph Haselden for burglary and divers goods of Susan Harrison.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Samuel Meredyth, Henry White and Andrew Coxe for the same.

Not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony to the value of 11d., to be whipped:—

Henry Upton for burglary and divers goods of the Earl of Essex.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Joan Jones for the same.

William Weyver for burglary and divers goods of James Burrell.

Not guilty:—

John Torleton for assaulting Grace Strickland.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Robert Brighte alias Strutte for a gelding of Robert Hamond.

Acknowledged, to be hanged:—

Mary Forde for divers goods of Samuel Nevill, esquire.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Elizabeth Pritchard for divers goods of William Jackson. Pleads benefit of the belly because she says she is pregnant, therefore respited after judgement.

Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, does not read, to be hanged:—

John Brodman for a horseman's coat of Richard Hodgkins.

f.131d. Guilty to the value of 10d., to be whipped:—

John Winchester for a sheep of a man unknown.

Died in gaol:—

Edward Gooche for the same.

Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, does not read, to be hanged:—

William Traherne for divers goods of George Goldman.

Not guilty:—

Barbara Heyfeild for the same.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Helen Thompson for the same.

Not guilty:—

Edward Olyver for burglary and divers goods of Thomas Hawkins.

Thomas Barnes for a horse of a man unknown.

Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded:—

Thomas Heydon for a cow of a man unknown.

Came:—

John Davies of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, gentleman, to prosecute his traverse upon two indictments for assault exhibited against him. Came and protesting that he was not guilty sought to be admitted to a fine, and he was admitted to a fine of 2s.

Came and handed over further:—

John West of St. Clement Danes, scrivener, to receive trial for suffering John French to escape. At the next Sessions found not guilty and came and was discharged by oath upon indictment for the escape of the said French who was arrested for felony (and ff.135, 135d).

Walter Hawkins of St. Andrew's, Holborn, pewterer, to answer for being indicted as accessory after to William Parvey alias Dixon, at large; handed in bail to William Carter of Field Lane, fletcher, and Thomas Hannam [Hanham] of the same, weaver, to appear at the next Sessions. At the next Sessions handed over further in bail to William Hucksley of the same and the said Thomas, to appear at the Sessions to be held in June next so that the principal felon meanwhile may be outlawed (and f.135d).

Thomas Harrison of Drury Lane, vintner, to give evidence against the said Walter Hawkins. At the next came and was bound to prosecute at the said next Sessions in June (and f.135d).

Came and discharged:—

Francis Marshe of Islington, brewer, to answer. No true bill.

f.132. Abigail Sly of Wapping to answer what shall be objected against her by John Fuller touching things stolen from Mr. Doctor Goldman.

William Kirton and John Butler of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields charged upon suspicion that they stole certain wheat, cheeses and other things which they brought to one Creswell's house.

Came in London:—

Richard Cotton of St. John Zachary, citizen and goldsmith of London, suspected to have bought stolen plate; indicted in London.

Came and discharged:—

Avice Wright alias Smith for being a reputed whore, accused of incontinency.

Thomas Holden of Hammersmith for assault and battery.

Richard Bates of Charterhouse Lane, citizen and carpenter of London, for buying stolen goods.

Robert Walker of St. Clement Danes for saying "he cared not a fart for any Justices warrant."

f.132d. Samuel Preston of Whitechapel, labourer, to answer what shall be objected against him by George Wilmer, esquire.

Came in London:—

William Berry of East Smithfield, vintner, "for killing of a child in the body of Elizabeth Goldsborough"; indicted in London.

John Bell of Ratcliffe, smith, for suspicion of felony; no true bill.

Came and discharged:—

Henry Vale of Shoreditch, tailor, to answer.

John Batchelor of Ratcliffe, carpenter, accused for stealing of a gold ring.

Evan Vaughan of Westminster and Magdalen his wife, for the death of Agnes Thatcher and Alice her daughter. Bailed before Henry Harriott, coroner.

William Moseley of Charterhouse Lane, vintner; no true bill.

It was ordered at this Sessions of Gaol Delivery that these persons whose names are underwritten, being very dangerous people, should be sent to the House of Correction of this county by warrant from this Court; and that the Governor of the House of Correction do employ them in labour and give them correction and not deliver them out before the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery, nor without warrant of the said Court of Gaol Delivery, but that he attend at the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery to be holden for this county to give account of the said prisoners, and that every Quarter Sessions hereafter he attend the Court of Gaol Delivery with a Calendar of such prisoners as he has received or passed away and how he has ordered and disposed of them from one Sessions to another, upon pain of £100.

William MillerRespited to the House of Correction by the preceding order (and f.130d.)
Ralph Starkey
John Thacker
Elizabeth Hill

ff.132d, 133. Forasmuch as Elizabeth Hill was brought into this Sessions by warrant for leaving a young child carelessly at the door of a house in the parish of St. Alban's, Wood Street, which (as she allegeth) was a bastard born of her body within the hamlet of Mile End in the parish of Stepney, where the same ought to be provided for, if it shall appear to be so upon the examination of two Justices; It is therefore ordered that two of the said Justices next inhabiting to the said hamlet shall take examination of the said cause, and shall take order for the settling and providing for of the said bastard child according to the Statute in such case provided; and it is further ordered that the said Elizabeth shall be had to the House of Correction there to be employed and kept at hard labour until the next Sessions of Gaol Delivery to be held for this county.