Cecil Papers: 1561

Pages 57-59

Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 13, Addenda. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1915.

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James MackConell.
1560–1, Jan. 20. Indenture between the Queen and James MackConell, of Scotland. The Queen grants to him the lands lying between the Inewre [Inver?] and the Boyse [Bush?] in Ireland, which he claims to be his old inheritance; and the captainship of the Rowte between the Boyse and the Ban for 21 years; on condition of the yearly payment of 60 beeves: that he shall appoint Sorle Boy his brother, or such other able man, to have the rule of the said lands; and of the rendering of certain services specified.—20 Jan., 3 Elizabeth.
Signed by the Queen. Parchment much damaged. 1 p. (215. 9.)
The Coinage.
1561, March. Proclamation with respect to the coinage.
1 p. (142. 22.)
The Council of Trent.
[1561, April.] Extract from the writings of Cardinal Cusanus, Eusebius and others.—Undated.
Endorsed by Cecil: "Cardin. Cusanus."
3 pp.
Extracts respecting the Council of Trent.—Undated.
Endorsed by Cecil: "Concilium Tridentinum." 2½ pp.
The above are apparently in the same hand. There is a separate leaf with them, which is endorsed by Cecil: "Christiani Imperatores Convocarunt Concilia." Also in a contemporary hand "1594." (137. 244.)
The Cobhams.
1561, June 13. Two obligations of William, Lord Cobham, and John Broke alias Cobham, with respect to the payment of customs due in connection with a cargo of wool shipped by James Fuscharyn and James Ragosyn, merchants of Venice. Signed by William Cobham and John Cobham.
Notes of the cancelling of the obligations, 12 Feb., 13 Eliz., 1571.
3 pp. (145. 51.)
[1561, June 13.] "The extent out of the Exchequer for my [William, Lord Cobham's] debt, against me and my brother John." This has reference to the obligation named in the preceding.
Latin. 1 p. (145. 202.)
[1561, June 13.] Text of the order and bonds taken of William, Lord Cobham, and John Cobham in respect of wool shipped by James Fuskaryn and others.
1 p. (145. 200.)
[1561, June 13.] Note of how much of the instalment was paid for the custom of the wools.
½ p. (145. 203.)
Decayed rents.
[? 1561.] Notes as to certain decayed, decreased and allowed rents, &c. and the late commission granted out of the Exchequer in the third year of her Majesty's reign for the examination and reviving of the same.—Undated.
Endorsed by Cecil: Answer to certain articles of A. H. 1 p. damaged. (214. 3.)
John Gaywood to Sir William Cecil.
1561. His wife Elizabeth, attendant upon Lady Anne Wharton, is imprisoned in the Tower by the Council's order. Prays for her release, in view of her being with child, and that she has confessed already her whole offence, she being but in the degree of a servant, and rather constrained than willing to keep close any such things.
Endorsed: 1561. 1 p. (1861.)
Ralph Bossvile.
[? 1561.] (fn. 1) Sums of money received by Mr. [Ralph] Bossovile, (fn. 2) late Clerk of the Court of Wards and Liveries, not answered to the Queen. Total 258l. 17s. 11d.—Undated.
1 p. (2130.)
The Coinage.
1561–2, March. Proclamation with regard to the coinage.
Dated, Palace of Westminster.—March, 4 Eliz., 1561.
Eight contemporary copies, 1 sheet each. (207. 11; 230. 11.)


  • 1. See S.P. Dom., Elizabeth, XIX, 65 (p. 186 Cal.).
  • 2. Appointed 25 Oct., 1558.