Cecil Papers: 1555

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 1, 1306-1571. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1883.

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499. Court of Wards and Liveries.
1555, May 10. Exemplification of a Decree of the Court of Wards and Liveries, of Easter Term, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary, setting out, that at the erection of the Court, Sir William Dansell, Knt., Receiver General of the said Court, had appointed to him a yearly fee of 100l., and 50l. yearly for diet, which was afterwards, owing to the increase of the revenues of the Court, increased by the sum of 43l. 6s. 8d. It is now ordered that this yearly allowance shall be increased, so as to make a gross sum of 210l. yearly.—Witness, Francis Englefelde, Knt., Master of the said Court, 10 May, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary.
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