Entry Book: January 1682

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 7, 1681-1685. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1916.

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January 1682

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Jan. 2.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of the King's Drummers and Fife in Ordinary. There is payable at the Exchequer to each of the Drummers and Fife 34l. 7s. 6d. for their fees and allowances amounting to 206l. 5s. 0d. per an. for the whole six. This sum may very fitly be established and paid with the rest of the Drummers by the Paymaster of the Land Forces. Warrants not Relating to Money IX, p. 48.
Jan. 4. Money order for 200l. to Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt, for one year to Christmas last on the allowance for reward for extraordinary service performed in his Office. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 285.
Jan. 22. Privy seal for revoking the patent of 1674, July 21, which granted to the Duke of Monmouth the place of Master of the Horse and also the sign manual of 1679, Dec. 30, which constituted Sir Stephen Fox, Sir Richard Mason, Sir Nicholas Armorer, Thomas Windham and Roger Pope as Commissioners of the Stables; and in lieu thereof to grant to "our dearely and right entirely beloved naturall sonn" Charles, Duke of Richmond and Lennox, the place of Master of the Horse with the wages and fee of 100 marks per an. with all other fees and profits thereof, to exercise and enjoy same from the time he attains the age of 14 and during pleasure as amply as George, Duke of Albemarle, George, Duke of Buckingham, James, Duke of Monmouth, or any other: further Henry Guy, Lieut.-Col. Theophilus Oglethorpe and Charles Adderley are hereby constituted Commissioners for executing the said office till the Duke of Richmond attain the age of 14, until which time all places and employments belonging to the Stables and properly in the gift and disposal of the Master of the Horse are to be disposed of by the King or by said Commissioners: the said Commissioners to account for the fees and profits of said office to such person as the King shall appoint by his sign manual. King's Warrant Book IX, pp. 76–7.