Cecil Papers: May 1576

Pages 133-134

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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May 1576

377. Lord Dudley.
1576, May 8. Warrant under the Privy Signet for the delivery to Lord Dudley from the Morfe Forest, in the county of Salop, of 4,000 of the second sort of oaks growing there, “togeder with the bark loppes and toppes.”—Greenwich, 8 May 1576.
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378. John Dyer.
1576, May 12. Petition of John Dyer, yeoman of the Queen's bakehouse, John Walker, and Wm. Conne, grooms of the same, to the Queen, for a lease in reversion of 37l.—12 May 1576.
[Note by Thomas Sekford that the Queen grants the petition.—The Court at Havering, 3 August 1576.]
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379. Lord Dudley.
1576, May 16. Instructions to the Surveyors of her Majesty's Woods for the delivery of 4,000 oaks to Lord Dudley by virtue of her Majesty's warrant dated 8th May 1576.
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380. Dr. W. Aubrey to Lord Burghley.
1576, May 27. Touching his lordship's daughter of Oxford, begs him to consider that it could not, nor can lie in him to lett the moving for that it grew from others; but how pleasant the motion was or how willing he was to hear it God knoweth, and his lordship may guess by the nature of the matter, and by the likelihood of any good arising therefrom to himself.
Begs his lordship to rest assured that he has been, and will be, as careful as of his own life to do what good he can, and to be sure to do no harm; and in all things generally, and particularly in this, will seek all occasions to do his duty and all good offices to his lordship and to all his family.
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381. Thos. Sekford to —.
1576, May 29. With reference to the suit of the Mayor and inhabitants of Faversham, co. Kent, which had been referred to the Lord Treasurer and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for their opinion. Has advised the suitors to exhibit the certificate of the said Lord Treasurer and Mr. Chancellor to Her Majesty to the intent that her highness may be thereby provoked to the speedier dispatch.
Endorsed :—“xijl~i xxd ob. for Feversham Schole, Com. Kent.
“Lorde Treasurer and Sir Walter Mildmaye's opinion, for her Majestie to graunt the same.”
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