Cecil Papers: March 1577

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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March 1577

448. The Queen to Lord Burghley.
1576/7, March 9. Warrant under the Signet for allowing the heir and executors of Sir Thos. Guildford to make sale of 300 acres of marsh land in cos. Sussex and Kent, part of the 2,000 acres of Guildeford Marsh held of the Queen at the yearly rent of 100 marks.—Westminster, 9 March 1576.
Sign Manual. Sealed and endorsed.
1 p.
449. The Archbishop of York to Lord Burghley.
1576/7, Mar. 10. The answer received last night from his lordship has much troubled him. If it be meant that he should give up to Mr. Elmer his revenue from Michaelmas last, which by all law and equity is due to himself, and which he has faithfully laboured for, lawfully received, and honestly spent, it were a thing without example and never heretofore required at any man's hands.
Touching the restitution he prays for at York, it is no rare thing and hath many examples, and no man has greater need thereof than himself. Prays his lordship to move her Majesty in his favour. London, 10 Mar. 1576.
1 p. [Murdin, p. 302. In extenso.]
450. Sir Amyas Paulet to Lord Burghley.
1577, Mar. 10. After many delays the conference between the Queen Mother and the King of Navarre took effect at last and was as soon broken off as begun, but having been renewed, not without some difficulty, it is now concluded to the contentment of both parties in outward appearance. The particulars are not yet brought to the court. The King of Navarre hath increased his reputation among the protestants here by these late dealings with the Queen Mother wherein he is said to have used such roundness and dexterity as is worthy of his calling and profession, and indeed those who consider the inequality of the match, the Queen Mother being assisted by a great number of the wisest heads in France, must confess that the King of Navarre hath made good proof of his ability.
There is great likelihood that the Protestants will pass the summer in quietness, want of money bearing a great stroke with both princes.
It is yet more uncertain what will become of the complaints of the Province, “the fyre whereof the farther yt runneth the more yt rageth and now the flame appeareth thoroughe out the whole realm.”
The Queen Mother is expected in the court before Easter, intending first to see Monsieur wherever he shall be. It is given out that she is coming with him into England, and that the voyage will be performed this next May at the furthest. The King pretendeth to like well of it and yet no man doubteth but that the jealousies between him and his brother are nothing diminished. The Spaniard is preparing by sea and land against the Low Countries.—Paris, 10 March 1578.
2 pp.
451. Sir Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland, to the Earl of Lincoln, Lord Admiral.
1576/7, March 18th. Thanks him for furthering his suit in the matter which concerned the Lord Admiral's office. Captain Thornton reports him somewhat 'gravelled' with a hard phrase in one of his letters. Begs him, as the matter could not be well uttered in milder terms, to accept it in a friendly meaning.—Dublin Castle, 18 March 1576.
P.S. [in Sir Henry Sidney's hand]—“If thys do not satysfy you, I besych you show my letter to my lord of Lecester, & what he shall deme of yt I wyll yeld to. I would not have youe to thynk unfreyndly of me 24 houeres together, not for the vollume of the matter I wryt of.”
Endorsed.
1 p.
452. Receipts by Roger Goade, Provost of King's College, Cambridge.
1577, March 31. For rent of 6l., and 2l. 13s., from the Earl of Lincoln, for his mansion house in St. Andrew's, Holborn, by the Wardrobe, and the middle tenement between it and the Provost's lodging.
Endorsed.
½ p.