Cecil Papers: July 1573

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 2, 1572-1582. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1888.

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July 1573

138. The Privy Council to the Treasurer and Chamberlains of the Exchequer.
1573, July 2. Referring to their consideration the claim of one Robert Lithe, amounting to 149l. 17s. 10d., for his charges in “the making of a certain plot of the realm of Ireland.”—Greenwich, 2 July 1573.
1 p.
139. The Queen's Visit to Dover.
1573, July 16. List of sweetmeats, fruits, &c. furnished to Queen Elizabeth by Lord Cobham on the occasion of her visit to Dover Castle, with the prices attached.
French. 1 p.
140. Henry Billingsley to Lord Burghley.
1573, July 30. The naturalized alien merchants do not consider themselves included under the orders for employment, and therefore refuse to be bound as other strangers. They make great request to the officers to be allowed, as they have been of late, to abide his Lordship's further order therein. Hopes he will have consideration of them.—London, 30 July 1573.
½ p.
141. Henry, Lord Cheyne to Lord Burghley.
1573, July 31. Perceives by his friend Mr. Ryvett his Lordship's good meaning of help to her Majesty for an exchange for his land in Sheppey. Will most willingly perform what Mr. Ryvett promised him for his pains to bring the same to effect.—From my house at Tuddineton this last of July 1573.
Seal. 1 p.