Entry Book: October 1661

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October 1661

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Oct. 1 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to - Dickins, Esq., to deliver over into the hands of the Commissioners appointed by the Duke of York to manage the wine licence revenue, which has been appropriated to him, all the books, papers and other things concerning that office and heretofore in the hands of Mr. Gervas Bennet and now in the custody of said Dickins. Early Entry Book VII. p. 73.
Same from same to the Attorney General to discharge the fine of 600l. set on the lease to John Frechville of the manor of Eckington which is now preparing. Ibid, pp. 73–4.
Appending:—Copy of the royal sign manual for same of date Sept. 30.
Treasurer Southampton to [the Customs Commissioners] for their observations on an order of the Privy Council relating to the Navigation Act and the English plantations abroad, so far as same relates to Scotch trade. Ibid, IX. p. 102.
Same to the Attorney General authorising him to proceed in drawing bills for the several pensions of 500l. per. An. to John Ashburnham, Henry Seymour, David Walter, Edward Progers, and Richard Lane, as Grooms of the Bedchamber. Ibid, XIV. p. 244.
Money warrant for 3.756l. 10s. 0d. to Sir John Shaw, Receiver and Paymaster of the garrison and troops at and about Dunkirk: whereof 3,500l. to be for one month's pay for the troops at Mardike from Sept, 16 last: the remainder to be for four months' pay for 80 men of Col. Grace's regiment at Mardike from July 1 last. Ibid, p. 245.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye to strike tallies on Jo. Clutterbuck, a Receiver of the free and voluntary present, for 1,000l. in further part of 14,382l. 9s. 6d. warranted to Mr. Fox Paymaster of the Guards. Ibid.
Money warrant for 136l. 6s. 0d. to Edward Strange, Esq., Keeper of Hurst Castle, co. Southampton, for wages due to him and the officers and soldiers of said Castle detailed. Ibid, p. 246.
Same (dormant) for an annuity of 40l. to Thomas Allen for his office of Captain of Sandgate, co. Kent. Ibid.
Money warrant for 10,000l. to Robert Vyner, goldsmith, for the Crowns, Globe and Sceptre and other pieces of the regalia, the collars of gold, the Georges and Garters of the Order, with other parcels of plate and necessaires for the Coronation and delivered into the Jewel House: said sum to be deducted out of the grand sum due to him. Ibid, p. 245.
Allowance of the 1661, Sept. 29 quarter's salary bill, detailed, of the officers of the Excise (total 1,285l.). Ibid, XI. pp. 52–3.
Oct. 2 Privy Seal for 2,808l. 12s. 0d. out of the arrears of Excise to Sarah Gardiner, relict of Maurice Gardiner, merchant, for money due as stated by the Committee of the Navy for the service of said Gardiner's ship called the "Greene Knight," and allowed by the late Parliament and the then Council: all as by the vote of the Commons of July 13 last. Ibid, XIV. p. 247.
Money warrant for 100l. to Sir Thomas Tirrell one of the Judges of Common Pleas, husband of Jane, relict of Francis Winde-bank, for six months' to said Jane on her pension of 200l. per an. (granted 1645, May 21) to June 24 last and for 100l. to Frances Windebank a daughter of said Jane on the like pension: and dormant warrant for the payment of both same in future. Ibid, p. 248.
Oct. 3 Money warrant (dormant) for 240l. per an. to Andrew and Gabriell Moilett ut supra, under date 1661, August 22, except that in accordance with the Privy Seal of Sept. 27 last, payees are described only as the King's gardeners, to keep the royal garden that is to be planted with fruit trees and flowers in St. James's Park. Early Entry Book XIV. p. 249.
Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye to observe a command of the King that the [free and voluntary] benevolence money due from Cambridge and Suffolk should be appropriated to the Privy Purse. Ibid, p. 247.
Same to the Receivers detailed for the free and voluntary present for the two counties abovesaid to hasten their payments into the Exchequer or to honour any assignments made upon them by Sir Henry Bennet, Keeper of the Privy Purse. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Hugh May, Paymaster of the Works for repairs at His Majesty's house at Greenwich and for making an additional building thereto. Ibid, p 249.
Same for 96l. to the Earl of Clarendon for one year to May last as Lord Chancellor, being a commutation fee in lieu of 12 tuns of wine, that is to say a tun for every month in the year. Ibid
Same (dormant) to the Auditor and Receiver of Crown Revenues in cos. Lancaster. Westmorland and Cumberland to pay 100l. per an. to the Bishop of Sodor and the Earl of Derby, to be by them employed towards the further maintenance of such poor ministers in the Isle of Man as shall be found to stand most in need of it: all as by the Privy Seal of August 13 last. Ibid, p. 256.
Treasurer Southampton to the Solicitor General for preparation of such a commission as he shall think fit in the case of Sir Bernard Gascoine (Gascoyne) for an enquiry into concealments in Bristol. Ibid, VII. p. 74.
Prefixing:—Abstract of said Gascoine's petition. Together with: A statement of opinion by Sir Heneage Finch, Solicitor General, on the case.
Same to [? the Clerk of the Pipe or Surveyor General of Lands] to observe a royal warrant of the 28th ult., for discharging John Trelawney of several fines for copyhold and leasehold estates in the manors of Treverbyn Courtney, Landrine, Landulph, Buchlawrn, Climsland Prior and West Looe ("Portloe"): all in consideration of said Trelawney's faithful services. Ibid, pp. 78–9.
Prefixing:—Said royal warrant.
[?] Entry of demise under the Exchequer Seal of a tenement in the manor of Treworbia, co. Cornwall, to Josie Evans. Ibid, p. 79.
Same of same to William Kekewich of a same in the manor of Treworgie, co. Cornwall. Ibid.
Oct. 5 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Thomas Warner, one of the King's Sergeants at Arms, to repair to the dwelling houses of the following Sub-Commissioners of Excise, who have considerable sums of money in their hands arising from the revenues of Excise, and which they detain from His Majesty, and to bring said persons before the Lord Treasurer in safe custody, viz., John Place, George Hill, Robert Leppington, and Robert Stockdaill for the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire; Charles Kistell for Surrey; Matthew Coppinger for Middlesex; Mark Davis and Richard Smith for Salop and Worcester. Ibid, XI, p. 54.
Oct. 5 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Thomas Warner, one of the King's Sergeants at Arms. to similarly arrest Daniel Chalke, George Lewis, William Brabington and Christopher Somes, persons of the county of Essex, who refuse the payment of Excise themselves and discourage others therefrom. Early Entry Book XI. p. 54.
Same from same to same to similarly arrest—Flinter and Aron Flood for the opposition they had used to the Sub-Commissioners of Excise for co. Devon. Ibid
Same from same to same to similarly arrest Thomas How, of Leighton Buzzard for detaining in his hand moneys belonging to His Majesty. Ibid, p. 55.
Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye to observe a command of the King that the receipts from the voluntary present in ten Welsh counties, named, should be appropriated to the Office of Works. Ibid XIV. p. 250.
Same to the respective receivers detailed, of the said present for the abovesaid counties to hasten their payments into the Exchequer or to honour any assignments made upon them by the Board of Works. Ibid.
The like letters respectively in each case for the following counties, the receipts of which from same source are devoted to the pay of the King's servants under the Cofferer of the Household, viz, Dorset, Somerset, Berks, Gloucester, Oxford, Bucks, Herts. Ibid
The like for the following counties which are similarly assigned for the Great Wardrobe: viz., Huntingdon, Lincoln, Leicester, Derby, Cheshire, Lancashire. Ibid, p. 251
The like for the following counties which are similarly assigned for the King's servants under the Treasurer of the Chamber, viz., Northampton, Rutland, Warwick, Worcester, Hereford, Shropshire, Stafford. Ibid
The like for the following counties which are similarly assigned for the Robes, viz., Nottingham, Durham, Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland. Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of three packets of silk imported to Shoreham, Sussex, by William Prickman, merchant, but seized on their arrival in London. Ibid, IX. p. 103.
Oct. 7 Money warrant for 4,000l. to the Queen of Bohemia for four months to the 1st inst. on her 1,000l. per month as by the letters patent of 1660, Sept. 26. Ibid, XIV. p. 251.
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Same for 200l. to the Earl of Carbery, President of the Council in the Marches of Wales, for six months to Sept. 29 last on his 400l. per an. as by the Privy Seal of Sept. 25 last: same to be towards the maintenance of an honourable stable as President of the said Marches. Ibid, p. 252; III. p. 1.
Oct. 9 Money warrant for 4,748l. 16s. 0d. to the Duke of York as imprest for the pay of the garrison of Portsmouth according to an establishment in that behalf made to commence from April 0 last: same being for six months to Oct. 5 inst. Early Entry Book XIV. pp. 252–3.
Oct. 10 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners for the discharge of the seizure of the ship "Joseph," of London Richard Cox master, bought by Sir William Warren. Vincent Delabar, and John Shorter, merchants, for 350l. in 1654, from the Dutch prize officers at Dover, and which, after having been seized about 2½ years since by the Biscuayans and regained from them, is now seized in London port on return from Norway for being navigated contrary to the Navigation Act. Ibid, IX. p. 105.
Same from same to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt and Sir Ralph Freeman and the other officers of the Mint to deliver to Sir John Falconer, Master Coiner in the kingdom of Scotland, part of the standard pieces of gold and silver and one pile of weights for the said kingdom. Ibid, VII. pp. 79, 80.
Appending:—Royal sign manual for same dated 1661, Sept. 30.
Same from same, dormant, to Henry Bishop and to the Postmaster General for the time being to pay to Sir Samuel Morland 500l. per an. out of the yearly rent reserved to the King out of the Post Office: with warrant for the 125l. due on same for one quarter to Sept. 29 last. Ibid, XIV. pp. 254–5.
Money warrant for 7,346l. to William Legge, Lieut. of the Ordnance, for arms, ammunition and other provisions of war to be sent to Tangier. Ibid, p. 255.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Newton. of Barrow's Court ("Barscourt"), co. Gloucèster. Ibid.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay Mountjoy Earl of Newport, 30l. for 18 months to Sept. 29 past, on his creation money for said dignity and to continue same in future. Ibid, p. 256.
Same for same to same to pay to Sir Henry de Vic 600l. for the half-year to Sept. 29 last, on the yearly pension payable to the Chancellor of the Garter as by the letters patent of 1636–7, Jan. 23. Ibid, III. p. 556.
Oct. 11 Same from same to same to pay 137l. to [John] Lord Roberts, Baron of Truro, Keeper of the Privy Seal, for 1661, May 15 to Sept. 29, on his fee of 20s. sterling a day. Ibid, pp. 1–2.
Money warrant for 125l. (by tallies on Henry Bishop, Esq., Postmaster General) to Sir Samuel Morland for one quarter to Sept. 29 last on his annuity as by the letters patent of August 22 last: with dormant warrant for continuation of same in future. Ibid, XIV. pp. 253–4.
Oct. 14 Treasurer Southampton's commission to Sir Gilbert Gerrard. Sir Nicholas Throgmorton, Miles Morgan, Capt. William Jones, Jo. Price, and William Clayton, to repair to Kingswood Forest, co. Gloucester, to view same and take consideration of the survey thereof made under the late pretended Parliament, and to treat and agree with the pretended owners and commoners for an improvement to be forthwith made of the waste ground and soil of the said forest so as His Majesty may have a full third part thereof for his own use in discharge of his right and interest therein, and the rest apportioned amongst them the pretended owners and commoners and deafforested in such manner as they shall desire: all in view of information which has been given that divers pretended lords and owners of soil within the said forest or chace have intruded upon the King's inheritance, destroyed his deer, cut down the trees and underwoods and broken up a great part of the ground of said forest or chace by making and opening coalpits and quarries of stone there found, to His Majesty's apparent damage. Ibid, VII. p. 81.
Oct. 14 Treasurer Southampton's commission to all the officers of the Upper and Lower Exchequer, concerned, to make search in their books and records for what rents or other duties are due to the Crown from any of the Corporations in this kingdom: and for particulars thereof. Early Entry Book VII. p. 82.
Money warrant for 500l. to John Ball, of London, Esq., as so much lent by him to the King for his special services and occasions. Ibid, III. p. 3
Same (by tallies on the Customs) for 9,007l. 17s. 4d. being the remainder of the Privy Seal of Sept. 13 last, to be paid to the Earl of Peterborough for providing a magazine for men and horse in Tangier. Ibid
Same for 18,000l. to Sir George Carteret for the Victualler of the Navy upon accompt. Ibid, p. 4
Same (dormant) for 40l. per an. to John Rose, Keeper and Gardener of the garden plotted and laid out and to be formed and made in St. James's Park and of the garden-house and greenhouse therein to be erected and of all the orange trees and other trees and greens therein to be planted. Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from William Rokeby of Skires ("Scyars"), co. York. Ibid.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a bill for royal signature in the terms of a draft set out in full for the issue to Sir John Shaw and Edward Backwell, Receivers, &c. of Dunkirk garrison, of 8,718l. 13s. 4d. per month from July 29 last, for the establishment of said garrison which is to consist of four regiments of foot (4,400 men) and six troops of horse (300 troopers): muster rolls to be certified by the Commissary of musters there: accounts to be transmitted to the Auditor of the Receipt six-monthly: all in revocation of the letters patent of 1660–1, Feb. 13, and the Privy Seal of August 31 last. Ibid, pp. 5–6
Money order for 445l. 9s. 7d. to Sir William Boreman, disbursed and to be disbursed for planting 70 rod of the south wall in Greenwich Park with fruit trees and fencing the ground set out from the Park with a palisade 40 feet distant from the wall and erecting a little garden-house for the safeguard of the fruit. Ibid, p. 7.
Same (dormant) for the annuity or yearly pension of 100l. to Amice Andrews, Marshal of the Ceremonies, as by the letters patent of 1660, Oct. 26. Ibid.
Oct. 14 Money warrant for 88l. 5s. 0d. to Phillip Lilly, John Browne, John Alford and five others for workmanship and materials employed at the Abbey Church [of Westminster] and Westminster Hall against the Coronation. Early Entry Book III. p. 8.
[?] Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners concerning the goods of Monsieur Le Febure the King's Chimist, who pretends that all the particulars relate to and were purposely sent over for His Majesty's service. Ibid, IX. p. 107.
Oct. 15 Money warrant for 700l. to Daniell O'Neale in part of 1,500l. for a house, stable and coach house built by him in the Mews. Ibid, III. p. 7.
Oct. 16 Same for 200l. to Sir Bartholomew de Crequi, Sieur de la Roche for so much expended by him in His Majesty's service without accompt. Ibid, p. 8.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Thomas Warner, Sergeant at Arms attending the Treasurer. to arrest John Tibbey of St. Peter Chalfont, co. Bucks, and Thomas Francklin and—Smith to answer objections against them touching the Excise. Ibid, XI. p. 57.
Royal warrant countersigned by the Lord Treasurer to the Exchequer to levy tallies of loan at the Receipt for the 60,000l. lent by the city of London in April last, on the security of letters patent of April 19 last. and to cause same to be discharged as issued and paid to the persons who have received and ought to accompt for same according to the several letters patent or letters of Privy Seal already passed or to be passed for those services, for which the said persons received said moneys. "And for that upon leavying the said tallies of loane in our said Receipt wee shall there stand charged with the said debt of three score thousand pounds and by our said letters patents not only with the principal but the interest thereof it is necessary for our security and discharge that the payment of the said debt when it shall be paid should likewise there appeare." Therefore when the Chamberlain of London, as Receiver General and Treasurer of the month's tax, shall have received so much of the 70,000l. contribution as will satisfy the said loan of 60,000l. and interest thereon, tallies are to be levied at the Exchequer [as] for so much recovered from him: said tallies to be discharged as issued and paid out of the Receipt to him as Chamberlain of the City of London to be by him paid over to the respective persons who lent the 60,000l.: the said interest being first calculated and certified to the Lord High Treasurer and the Exchequer by the joint certificate of the said Chamberlain of London, and of one of the Auditors of Imprests. To prevent any doubt as to the date from which interest shall be paid "for any time before the said tallies of loane for that it will not appear by any act of record that the said monies were before that time receaved for our use," therefore the said Auditor and Chamberlain are hereby authorised to compute said interest at the rate of 6 per cent. from the date of the acquittance given upon the receipt of the money so lent until repayment of the principal. Ibid, III. pp. 9–11.
Oct. 18 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor and Receiver of Crown revenues in cos. Southampton, Wilts and Gloucester to pay 33l. 5s. 0d. to Henry Pawlett, of the Grange, co. Southampton, Captain of the Castle commonly called Calshot Point, being 1661, July 21 to Sept. 29 on the pay for himself and four soldiers and eight gunners, &c., garrison thereof, detailed: and to pay the wages and fees of same, detailed, in future from time to time. Ibid. pp. 11–12.
Oct. 18 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye for tallies on the Customs for 1,652l. 3s. 2d., payable to Richard Arundell, Governor of Pendennis Castle, and Sir Francis Godolpin, Governor of the Isle of Scilly. Early Entry Book III. p. 12.
Money warrant for 1,920l. to the Earl of Sandwich, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for bedding, sheets and other necessary accommodations for the ship that is to bring over the Infanta of Portugal. Ibid, p. 13.
Same for 30,000l. to William Ashburnham, Cofferer of the Household, as imprest for the Household. Ibid.
Same for 2,000l. to Sir William Berkeley without accompt in consideration of many faithful services performed by him as Governor of Virginia, and in full recompence of all other engagements from His Majesty. Ibid.
Same for 500l. to William Legg, Lieut. of the Ordnance, as further imprest towards transporting His Majesty's stores from Scotland. Ibid, p. 14.
Same for 540l. to Hugh May, Paymaster of Works, for re-erecting and repairing the offices which were pulled down to prevent the increase of the late fire in the Palace at Whitehall. Ibid.
Same for 600l. to the Duke of York upon account for furnishing the stables which His Majesty has ordered to be built at St. James's. Ibid.
Same for 500l. to Hugh May for the present repair of His Majesty's house at Hampton Court for His Majesty's speedy remove and for the building of a Court of Guard for the foot soldiers in the Tilt Yard. Ibid, p. 15.
Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General to proceed in drawing the warrants for pensions of 500l. per an. each to Daniell O'Neale, Thomas Killegrew, Robert Phillipps, William Legg, Silius Titus and Thomas Elliot, Grooms of the Bedchamber. Ibid.
Same to the Archbishop of Armagh concerning the action of the Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin in demanding the rent of the Priory of Skelfer, which forms part of the estate of Robert Wallop, who was married to a sister of said Treasurer Southampton: said Wallop having been "too much ingaged in that unparalelled act of sitting in a pretended Court of Justice upon.. his late Majestie': the King having granted the estate of said Wallop in England and Ireland to said Treasurer Southampton and three others named by letters patent of Sept. 26 last in trust for the use of the wife of said Wallop and her children. Ibid, VII. p. 86.
Same to the Attorney General forwarding for his observance the King's warrant of Feb. 9 last for a grant to the Marquess of Newcastle of the manor of Sibthorpe, co. Notts, purchased by Edward Whalley, lands in Car Colston, purchased by Francis Hacker, and the granges of Kirkby Woodhouse and Ansley Woodhouse, in said county, purchased by Gilbert Millington, being all lands formerly the inheritance of said Marquess, and now forfeited to the Crown by the attainder of said persons. Ibid, pp. 86–7.
Appending:—Said royal warrant.
Oct. 18 Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Lady Mabella Norton, wife of Sir Henry Norton, Bart., and daughter to Sir Richard Norton, Bart, praying restoration of the remainder of her husband's estate, he having been disinherited by his father, Sir Gregory [Norton], who had his hands in the blood of his sovereign. Early Entry Book. VII. pp. 94–5.
[?] Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to the Merchant Taylors Company of the house called the Merchant Taylors' barge house in or near Lambeth. Ibid, p. 88.
Same of same to William Pain, citizen and merchant taylor of London, of divers messuages and lands in East Greenwich, Deptford and Lewisham, co. Kent, being the extended estate of Henry Walthew. Ibid.
Oct. 19 Letters patent by Treasurer Southampton appointing Nathaniel Wellen to be the officer in London port for making the bills of entries inwards for the stranger merchants in and about the city of London, the said merchant strangers having been used to having such a particular officer appointed thereto by the Lord Treasurer with a fee of 1d. for every bill; the former executors of that office, William Powell and Philip Constantine, being dead, and sundry of the merchant strangers of the best accompt now residing in the city having by writing desired the revival of said office. Ibid, IX. pp. 109–10.
Oct. 22 Treasurer Southampton to [the Customs Commissioners] to pursue the directions contained in two orders of the Privy Council of the 11th inst., prefixed in detail, the one to prevent stealing Custom, the other concerning searching foreign ships. Ibid, pp. 109–10, 114.
Appending:—A copy of one of the said orders made upon a memorial from the Customs officers intimating the many insolent abuses daily committed by sundry ill-disposed merchants, factors, wharfingers, cranekeepers, lightermen, watermen, porters, and a sort of people called smucklers in conspiring to defraud the King of his Customs, notably by means of arresting the inferior officers when in attendance so as to get them temporarily out of the way; all in spite of the letter sent by the House of Commons through their Speaker to the Lord Treasurer, and the King's proclamation for discovering and preventing the many fraudulent practices of under officers and others in stealing His Majesty's Customs.
Money warrant for 247l. 7s. 3d. to Henry Hunt and Thomas Raymond, of London, merchant, for a like sum disbursed by them for the redemption and ransome of Philip Major, of Fowey, Cornwall. Jo. Bolthorpe, of Rickmansworth, co. Herts, and Hugh Rayden, of Bristol, who were detained captives at Algiers. Ibid, III. p. 15.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay to Dorothy Seymour, one of the maids of honour to the Queen Mother, 3,571l. out of the arrears of Excise in course, and after the other sums wherewith those arrears are before charged shall be satisfied: all as by the order of the late Parliament of 1660, Dec. 19. Ibid, p. 16.
Oct 22 Money warrant for 100l. to William Legg for 1661, Lady Day quarter, on his wages, &c., of 400l. as Master of His Majesty's Armoury for the well keeping, &c., the Armoury and other furniture remaining in the Tower, Hampton Court, Windsor Castle, Greenwich, Westminster, Portsmouth and Woolwich. Early Entry Book III. p. 16.
Oct. 23 Same, dormant, for 6d. a day to John Wynyard from 1660, Sept. 29, as keeper of His Majesty's royal house of Westminster within His Majesty's Palace of Westminster, as by the letters patent of 1634–5, March 19. Ibid, p. 17.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Thomas Carleton, of His Majesty's Equerries, praying a grant of a concealment, being sums borrowed by divers gentlemen of Yorkshire upon an engagement for His Majesty, for which they gave their bonds, which fell into the hands of the Commissioners for Sequestrations, who prosecuted them thereon. Thinks it most unfit to make such a grant, which would have to be levied out of loyal gentlemen unless the King is prepared to repay them what they borrowed for his royal father. Ibid. VII. p. 90.
Prefixing:—Report, dated 1661, June 11, to Treasurer Southampton from the Attorney General and Auditor Sir Edward Sawyer concerning same matter.
Oct. 24 Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to John Trelawney of a fulling mill, &c., in the manor of Treverbyn Courtney. Ibid, p. 89.
Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton, Lord Ashley and the Lord Chancellor on the petition of Lady Harrington, wife of Sir James Harrington, concerning her said husband's estate, which is forfeited to the Crown. Recommend her as a fit object of princely goodness, as she was the daughter of a worthy and loyal person, Alderman Sir Edmond Wright, and in herself discreet and sober in all these times. Ibid, pp. 95–7.
Prefixing:—Solicitor General's report on said petition and the state of said Harrington's estate and deserts.
Fiat by Treasurer Southampton for letters patent to constitute Robert Jones and Charles Laurence, junr., collector of Customs in Poole, Dorset, on the surrender of Charles Lawrence, senior, and said Charles Lawrence, junior. Ibid, IX. p. 111
Warrant from same to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of wines sent by Bartholomew Hesketh from Ireland to England. Ibid.
Oct 25 Same from same to Sir Robert Pye to assign the bills of the Lieutenent of the Tower for 1661, Sept. 29 quarter, on the 70,000l. assessment. Ibid, III. p. 2.
Prefixing:—Said bills for fees to said Lieutenant, the Gentleman Porter and 40 Yeoman waiters. and for dieting and keeping prisoners whose estates are confiscate to the King.
Oct. 26 Entry of demise by reversionary lease under the Exchequer Seal to Francis Buller of the lands, &c., in the precinct of the park of Kerribullock, co. Cornwall. Ibid, VII. p. 99.
Treasurer Southampton to the Surveyor General of lands, concerning Captain Cotteli's petition ut supra, p. 128, under date 1660–1, Feb. 21. Desires a consideration of the nature of the debts and how fit to be allowed. Ibid, p. 94.
Prefixing:—Report dated 1660–1, Feb. 26, to Treasurer Southampton from the Surveyor General of Lands on said Cottell's petition.
Oct. 26 Money warrant for payment of Sergeant Harsnet's bill of 21l. 5s. 0d. for apprehending the Marquess of Argyll, "and let it be made upp [to] 25li." Early Entry Book III. p. 17.
Prefixing:—Said bill (total 21l. 5s. 0d.) (including diet of 12 men and their horses for 2 days and 1 night).
Same for 750l. to Mrs. Jane Lane for three quarters to Sept. 29 last, on her pension of 1,000l. a year as by the Treasurer's warrant of March 7 last. Ibid, p. 18.
Same for 500l. to Thomas Ellyot, Master of the Harriers, for one year to Sept. 29 last, and dormant warrant for same in future. Ibid.
Oct. 28 Same for 26,156l. to Sir John Shaw and Edward Backwell, for three months' pay on the Dunkirk establishment, 1661, July 29 to Oct. 21. Ibid, pp. 19–20.
Same for 3,500l. to Sir John Shaw as imprest for a month's pay for the troops at Mardike from the 16th inst. Ibid, p. 20.
Same for the annuity or yearly pension of 1,000l. to Charles Duke of Richmond and Lennox, as by the letters patent of 1644, May 8, to be paid him according to the King's pleasure from 1660, Sept. 29 [sic erratum for Lady Day]: and for tallies to be struck for one whole year on said pension to Lady Day last on the two rents due from said Duke to the Exchequer, viz.: a tally for 734l. 19s. 4½d. upon the rents of 899l. 2s. 3¾d., due from him for the farm of the subsidy and alnage of the old draperies and 97l. 19s. 7¼d. likewise due for the like farm of the subsidy and alnage of the new draperies: Further to make up the balance (265l. 0s. 7½d.) in ready money: and further for similar tallies, &c., for the half-year's pension due Sept. 29 last, viz.: a tally of 410l. 14s. 7½d. upon the said rents, and 89l. 5sd. in ready money: and so thenceforward half-yearly. Ibid, pp 21–2.
Oct 29 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Richard Hutton of the tithe of herbage, &c., in the parish of Hooton Pagnell, Clayton, Frickley and Shippens, co. York. Ibid, VII. p. 100.
Prefixing:—Auditor's particular of the premises and Surveyor General's ratal certificate thereupon.
Oct. 30 Treasurer Southampton to the Barons of the Exchequer to swear Richard Aldworth into the office of one of the seven Auditors of the King's revenue, he having a grant of that office in reversion by letters patent of 1642–3, Feb. 10 and same being now fallen to him by the death of Auditor Brinley. Ibid, p. 101.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to pay Francis Hodges, Comptroller of Great Customs of London port (loco Thomas Ratliff, late same), the fees and allowances formerly paid to said Ratliff for said office. Ibid, X p. 1.
Same from same to same to discharge a seizure of some pieces of bayes shipped for Lisbon by John Denew, of London, merchant. Ibid.
[? Oct. 30] Subscription by Treasurer Southampton of a royal sign manual for permission to be given to Alderman Mennell (Meynell) to transport 10,000l. in foreign specie, Custom free, under the obligation to import as much specie within 15 months. Early Entry Book X. p. 2.
Oct. 31 Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley to the Clerk of the Pipe to advise with the Attorney and Solicitor General about drawing up the lease to Henry Seymour, Esq., one of Grooms of the Bedchamber, of certain tenements in the manors of Boyton, Eastway, Austell Prior, Restormel, Trematon, Carnedon Prior, Treworgie, Fentrigan, Bucklawren, Trevennen, Stokeclimsland, Stratton Sanctuary, Saltash, Helston in Trigg, Bonyalva and Trelowia, co. Cornwall, and Fordington, co. Dorset. Ibid, VII. pp. 101–5.
Prefixing:—A particular of all the said premises and Surveyor General's ratal thereof.
Money warrant for 1,928l. 17s. 4d. to Thomas Lord Wentworth, Colonel of the Regiment of Guards at Dunkirk, for buff coats, red coats, &c., and hats for that regiment. Ibid, III. pp. 26–7.
Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye to observe the King's commands for appropriating the [free and voluntary] benevolence from the parochial clergy in the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Berks, Gloucester, Oxford, Bucks, Herts, Devon. Kent, Bedford, Sussex, Essex, Surrey and York to the use of the Royal Household. Ibid, p. 23.
Same to the Receivers, detailed, of the said voluntary present from the parochial clergy of the said respective counties to make the speediest payment into the Exchequer or to honour any assignments made upon them by the Cofferer of the Household. Ibid, pp. 23–4.
The like letters to the receivers of the present of the clergy in Cambridge, Isle of Ely and Suffolk. Ibid.