Cecil Papers: February 1578

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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February 1578

500. Dr. Valentine Dale to Lord Burghley.
1577/8, Feb. 6. Encloses a petition from two of her Majesty's old servants for a lease in reversion, and signifies her Majesty's pleasure that such lease should be prepared.—6 Feb. 1577.
Petition of John Maye, “one of the yomen cookes of your Majestie's mowthe,” and Brian Lee, one of her Majesty's porters, for a lease in reversion in requital of their long services.
1 p.
501. The Privy Council to Lord Burghley.
1577/8, Feb. 17. Application having been made by the Lord Regent of Scotland for licence to transport out of this realm 30 tuns of beer for the use of his household his Lordship is requested to give instructions accordingly.—Hampton Court, 17 Feb. 1577.
1 p.
502. The Duke of Anjou to the Queen.
[1577/8 ?], Feb. 27. Not thinking that the stay of the Sieur d'Arcy in this country would be so long he wrote her Majesty a letter, the date of which being now long past, he hopes that she will not consider him importunate in again commending himself to her good graces.
Moreover the present bearer will be able to bear witness how the States of this country have conducted themselves, having played with the Treaty which they professed themselves willing to make with him neither more nor less than as if he had been some little varlet on whom they wished to cast their ridicule (“ne plu ne moins que si jeusse este quelque petit vallet ou oume duque entieremant ilz se fuset voullu moquer”).
He has however one consolation which is that from this conduct it may easily be judged with what intention they treated with him before. The subjects of her Majesty also have always offered opposition to the passages which they thought the most necessary for him. Begs her to rest assured that the affection he bears her is so great that in this respect he would not approach them if it were possible.
Besides he assures himself that in such an unjust cause as theirs her Majesty would not wish to support them against him who will always give her so many more proofs of fidelity than they can ever do, as he trusts with the help of God his deeds will show. Thinks the Sieur d'Arcy will not fail to convey to her what he has commissioned him to say, and therefore forbears to weary her further.—Dermonde, 27 February
French. 3 pp.
503. Horatio Pallavicino to the Queen.
[1577/8], Feb. Certifies that in the treaty with Duke Casimir for 8,000 horse and 14,000 foot it is thus stipulated : the obligation is the sum of 100,000 scudi from her Majesty, and 19,200 scudi from the King of Navarre, only, and that neither before nor after “la mostra dalla armata” did the Duke receive any other money from the King of Navarre; so that the levy has been made at the sole expense of her Majesty, with the exception of the small sum above mentioned.—Undated.
Italian. 1 p.
504. Moneys due from the Queen to Spinola and Pallavicino.
1577/8, Feb. “The days of payment of the money due by her Majesty unto Baptista Spinola and Horatio Pallavicino.
“Imprimis due unto Spinola, 11,720l. 2s. 0d. The moiety amounting unto 5,860l. due the first day of January last; and the other moiety the first of July next.
“Item, due unto Pallavicino, 16,636l. 7s. 3d., whereof the moiety, amounting unto 8,318l. 3s. 7d., due the last of this month of February; and the other moiety the last of October next.”
½ p.