Cecil Papers: April 1582

Pages 501-502

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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April 1582

1148. The Privy Council to Lord Burghley.
1582, Apr. 9. Licence to John Philpott, of Feversham, co. Kent, to transport 500 quarters of wheat, he having bargained with the fort of Dover for the same as parcel of their licence granted towards the repair of their haven.—From the Court, 9 April 1582.
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1149. The Privy Council to Lord Burghley.
1582, Apr. 11. Licence for George Fitzwilliams, of Boston, to transport into Ireland 700 or 800 quarters of grain out of Lincoln and Norfolk.—Greenwich, 11 April 1582.
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1150. Petition of Margaret widow of Roger Ascham, Latin Secretary to the Queen.
1582, April 14. That, her husband having had a lease of Witlesford parsonage, co. Cambridge, for years now nearly expired, paying £18. 16s. 2d. a year, which at his death the Queen remitted towards the maintenance and bringing up of her children, during its continuance, and subsequently granted to Petitioner for her life, and Giles her eldest son being now student at Cambridge, where he may follow his father's steps if he lack not exhibition to maintain him there,—the Queen would grant him the said rent for 21 years, whereby Petitioner may be the abler to bring up the rest of her children, seven in number.—Unsigned.
Endorsed :—“At the Court at Greenwich, Easter Even Ao 1582. At which day and place I moved her Highness touching the suit, whom it pleased, in consideration of the long and good service done to her Majesty by R. A., to grant unto his son Giles, student within the University of Cambridge, towards his exhibition there, the yearly rent and farm within mentioned for the term of eight years next ensuing. [Signed] Thos Sekford.”
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1151. Herbert and Edmund Pelham.
1582, April 25. Copy of an order of the Exchequer with regard to Herbert Pelham, Esq., who had refused to be High Sheriff of Sussex by reason he was then inhabiting Winchelsea, and was therefore discharged of all offices out of the liberties of the Cinque Ports by force of their charters. Edmund Pelham, a student of Gray's Inn, being charged with his boldness and offence in defending Herbert Pelham in his said refusal, is committed to the Fleet.
Headed :—“Sussex.—Termino Pasche ao 25o Elizabethe, Jovis 25 Aprilis.”
[Murdin, pp. 371–372. In extenso].
1152. Brian Stapilton and Thomas Doweman to Lord Burghley.
1582, April 26. We have viewed the pale of Temple Hurst park, and found 130 roods thereof in decay needing repair, which will take thirty trees and cost ten pounds.—Carleton, 16 April 1582.
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