East Indies: May 1578

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 2, 1513-1616. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1864.

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May 1578

May 3. 94. Account of the money received and paid by [Michael Lok] for the second and third voyages of Captain Frobisher to the North–west. The account for the second voyage (previously abstracted), shows a balance of 901l. not paid. The receipts for the third voyage up to this date, amount to 2,968l. 12s. The Queen heads the list with 1,350l.; Lord Pembroke paid 202l. 10s.; Walsyngham, 182l. 7s.; Sir Thos. Gresham, 170l.; Earl of Warwick and Edm. Hogan, 135l. each; Lord Burghley, 100l.; Sir Fras. Knollys, Philip Sydney, John Somers, Sec. Wilson, Sir Henry Wallop, Robt. Kyndersley and Christ. Hudson [Hoddesdonn?], each 67l. 10s.; Richard Yonge, 50l.; the Countess of Warwick and Mathew Fyeld, 35l. each; and Lady Pembroke, Mat. Kyndersley, and Wm. Dowgle, 33l. 15s. each. The payments for the third voyage up to this date, amount to 2,646l. 3s., including th ree sums of 400l., 596l. 5s., and 60l. to Frobisher; several payments to Fenton; 25l. to Jonas for a quarter [pension]; 20l. to Capt. Hall, and 22l. 10s. to Robt. Denham. [Three pages. Indorsed, “Accounts touching the North–west passage.” Domestic, Eliz., Vol. CXXVI., No. 32. Cal., p. 603.]
May 3. 95. Names of those who have not paid their adventure for Frobisher’s third voyage to the North–west, with the amounts. Sir Wm. Wynter is down for 310l.; Lord Leicester,, 232l. 10s.; the Lord Admiral and Lord Chamberlain, 135l. each; Sir Thos. Gresham, 70l.; Sir Lionell Duckett, Wm. Pelham, Thos. Randolphe, Anthony Jenckynson, Geoffrey Turvyle, Wm. Paynter, Rich. Boyland, Thos. Allen, Martin Frobisher, Lord Cumberland, each 67l. 10s. for stock; and the Lord Treasurer, Lady Warwick, Sec. Walsyngham, Lady Anne Talbot, Sir John Brocket, Edward Dyar, [John] Somers, [Simon] Boyer, Mathew Fyeld, Robt. Martin, Christ. Andrewes, and Thos. Owen, for sums varying from 62l. 13s. to 33l. 15s., for stock. Total for stock, 1,909l. 15s.; for buildings, 265l. [Three quarters of a page. Domestic, Eliz., Vol. CXXIV., No. 2. Cal., p. 590.]