Entry Book: September 1688, 16-30

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September 1688, 16-30

Sept. 16. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export from Chester (West Chester) to Ireland, Customs free, of several horses which Col. Theodoro Russell is sending thither by the King's command for the recruits of the Army there. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 441.
Sept. 17. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to contain an indenture between the King of the one part and Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe, kt., of the other part, importing a grant from the Crown to said Oglethorpe of all that manor called Staughton Magna, alias Great Staughton, co. Huntingdon, and also of the scite and capital messuage of the said manor with the appurtenances thereto, containing six acres, and all the lands etc. in the town, parish fields and precincts of Staughton Magna, viz. the close called the Park, alias Paddock of 32 acres; the Millfield Close of 72 acres and the mill thereon; the close called How Grounds of 99 acres; Croomes Close of 25 acres; the little close or enclosed ground called Glovers Pightell of two acres; the close called Lady Pasture of 44 acres; the close called High Pasture of 40 acres; the close called Innerfeild of 32 acres; the close called Rye lease of 12 acres; the close called Impies of 20 acres; the close called Layfeild of 15 acres; the close called Manor Feild of 59 acres; Hill Close of three acres; the close called Woodcroft of eight acres; the close called Piddles of 36 acres; the close called Monkes Bushes of eight acres; the close called Bottlesfeild now divided into several parts and containing 96 acres; the several parcels of arable land lying dispersedly in the open fields of Great Staughton and containing in the whole 550 acres; the several parcels of meadow in the common fields of Great Staughton and containing in the whole 47 acres; the messuages called Pickles Farm House and Paynes Farm House; the several cottages or tenements in the occupancy of Edward Rogers, — Hawes, widow, William Chambers, William Phillips, John Wright, John Jackson, — Hughes, widow, John Glover and William Hart and all appurtenances, rights, jurisdictions etc. whatsoever to the said manor appertaining which were at any time heretofore in the possession of Walentine Wanton, alias Walton, attainted of high treason, or of Charles Wauton, alias Walton, his son; and of the rents on any leases heretofore made of the premises or any part thereof to Robert Montague, called Visct. Mandeville (afterwards Earl of Manchester), excepting the advowson of the church of Staughton Magna, and the timber upon the premises and mines etc. therein: all to hold to said Oglethorpe and his heirs for 21 years at the rent of 200l. per an.: he to covenant to repair the capital messuage etc. and other covenants as in the lease of 1661, Mar. 30, to said Visct. Mandeville. Further, hereby Sir Peter Apsley and Sir Benj. Bathurst et al., who stand seized of the premises in trust for the King, are to assign to said Oglethorpe; and the claimants and tenants under the said Visct. Mandeville's lease are to pay their rents to said Oglethorpe. King's Warrant Book XIII, pp. 99–104.
Sept. 17. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Edward Bird the King's part only of a seizure of lace, the officer who seized the same being to retain his part thereof; it appearing from the said Commissioners' report of Aug. 20 last on Bird's petition that he is the first and only manufacturer of English Points and doth now employ many hundreds of his Majesty's subjects in Blandford and other parts of the West of England in making Points and bone lace which the petitioner had brought to great perfection and in a short time will be as good as any brought from France and Italy; further that for encouraging the said manufacture he is forced to have several patterns from France and other parts abroad and has lately sent for some patterns to the value of about 40l. which were seized at Dover and condemned; that the petitioner deals for several thousand pounds per an. in English Points and laces and it cannot be presumed that the points and laces now seized were brought over for advantage, that being to destroy his own manufacture, which with encouragement herein will daily increase to the relief of some thousands of his Majesty's poor subjects and augment his Majesty's Customs upon thread. The lace was found concealed under ballast in the pacquet boat and was appraised at 56l. 12s. 10½d. Out Letters (Customs) XI, p. 182.
Same to Serjeant Philip Ryley to discharge out of his custody Jno. Strong, William Covell, Robt. Morgan, James Phipps and David White, arrested ut supra, p. 2062, for embezzling 1,000lb. weight of silver out of the James and Mary, Sir William Phipps commander; they having been examined by the Customs Commissioners and Mint officers concerning same. Warrants not Relating to Money XII, pp. 351–2.
Sept. 18. Money order for 2,244l. 10s. 0d. to Henry Guy, for secret service, without account: to be issued on the privy seal dormant of July 20 last: as by the royal sign manual of the 17th inst. and the money warrant of the 17th inst. [Neither the said sign manual nor the money warrant are entered in extenso in the Treasury records.] Order Book II, p. 179.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the branches of the revenue directed to be this week paid into the Exchequer, viz.: Disposition Book VII, p. 4.
Out of the Customs. l.
to the Treasurer of the Navy " on account of 400,000l. per an. from Lady day, 1686" 7,000
to ditto for warrant officers [on their arrears due before 1686, Lady day] 200
to the Privy Purse 1,500
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance [for one week on the Ordnance Office] ordinary 1,000
Out of the Excise. l.
to the Paymaster of the Forces 12,000
Out of Hearthmoney.
to the Cofferer of the Household 1,000
to the Great Wardrobe 1,000
to the Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, a quarter 1,500
Out of the imposition on wine and vinegar.
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the ordinary 1,000
to ditto for the batteries on the Medway. 1,000
(Same, dated same, to respectively the Customs Cashier and the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney, enclosing the papers of disposition of the cash of those branches of the revenue for the present week; said papers including only the above four Customs, one Excise and three Hearthmoney items.)
Sept. 18. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to me [Guy] 1,744l. 10s. 0d. for secret service " on such warrant as you shall receive "; 1,500l. thereof out of the [sede vacante] temporalities of the See of York and 244l. 10s. 0d. out of the Letter [Office] money. Disposition Book VII, p. 4.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed warrant [missing] of [grant to] Lady North and Grey and the particular thereto annexed, "particularly in reference to the many non-obstantes which are contained in the said warrant" Out Letters (General) XI, p. 437.
Same to the under-sheriff of Salop, enclosing a writ of extent [missing] against Bevis Lloyd for enquiry as to his estate [existing] on the 10th July, 1662 (on which day he became a receiver of the King's revenue) or at any time since, viz. in co. Salop. It plainly appears from several deeds and conveyances which are directed to be sent to you that, on the said day or since, he was seized of a considerable estate in Llwyntidmon and Treprinol in the parish of Llanymynech. You are to execute the writ with all diligence. After such inquiry you are to rectify the enclosed draft inquisition [missing] for the said lands. Return me the deeds safely. It is informed that there are goods in the house which was sold by a former sheriff, but you are to meddle only with such as belong to Mr. Lloyd and you are to seize any corn, hay, goods or debts of his which shall be found by the jury. Ibid, pp. 437–8.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed proposal [missing] of Mr. Thomas Harford, with the draft [missing] of the patent he desires for the sole whale fishing on the coasts of the Bohemian [sic? for Bahamas] Islands for seven years, including a wreck lying within five leagues of the said islands. You are to insert a clause for giving four months' liberty after the date of the patent, so that no person may be ignorant of the grant. Also report your opinion as to the legality of the clause that "a discharge or acquittance be as valid as a quietus out of the Exchequer." Ibid, p. 440.
Same to [Secretary] the Earl of Sunderland. The Treasury Lords are advised from Ireland that there lately arrived at Galway ("Gallaway") the Recovery of that port, Thomas Smith master, from Maryland with a lading of tobacco; and that as the ship is leaky and infirm the master has petitioned the Lord Deputy for leave to discharge there without coming to England to enter and that this liberty is granted on their paying English duty with the exchange. The Treasury Lords have represented this matter to the King, who has expressly signified his pleasure that he will always have the Plantation ships first come into England according to law and as to this particular case his Majesty will by no means comply therewith, but will have the law duly observed in bringing the ship and her lading to England. Please signify this to the Lord Deputy. Out Letters (Ireland) V, p. 150.
Sept. 19. Henry Guy to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of Mr. Nicholas Sugar, Receiver [sede vacante] of the temporalities of the Archbishopric of York. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 438.
The Treasury Lords to Thomas Riddell, Justice of the Peace, at his house near Hexham ("Haxsom") in Northumberland. The collector of Berwick port has sent to the Customs Commissioners your warrant for the restitution of some cloth, sacking and yarn seized by Thomas Ord and Gilbert Swinhoe, Customs officers of Berwick port. The said Commissioners think this a very illegal practice which may prove of very ill consequence to the King's service. We have represented it to the King and are commanded to signify to you his pleasure that you forthwith deliver said goods to said collector to be prosecuted by law. Fail not as you will answer the contrary. (Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing the said letter for them to send it to said Riddell.) Ibid.
Sept. 20. Henry Guy to Mr. Blathwayt [as Secretary to the Forces], enclosing the petition [missing] of the tidesurveyors et al. of London port. It is the King's pleasure that the soldiers now there quartered be removed and that there be no more soldiers quartered there for the future. You are to prepare a warrant for the effectual doing thereof. Ibid, p. 440.
Sept. 21. Money warrant for 1,500l. to William Thomas, Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, for last June 24 quarter's wages and board wages of said Band. (Money order dated Sept. 21 hereon.) Money Book IX, p. 63. Order Book II, p. 179.
Henry Guy to the Attorney General, enclosing a paragraph in Mr. Nich. Courtney's memorial concerning the Stannaries [sic for stewardships] in the Duchy of Cornwall. Please report whether the renewal of the patent as therein will be for the King's service. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 439.
Appending: said paragraph. The stewardships of manors within said Duchy, being granted during pleasure before the birth of the Prince, are now void [thereby]. It is necessary that they be renewed within a month after Michaelmas, otherwise the revenue will suffer for want of stewards to swear homage and of juries to make enquiries and presentments; and the tenants will suffer for want of Courts for making surrenders and being admitted to their estates.
Sept. 22. Same to Mr. Nicho. Sugar. The Treasury Lords have taken the Attorney General's advice on your letter concerning the tithes demanded of Thomas Cooper, tenant of the piece of ground called Hall Juggs [Ings], parcel of the Archbishop of York's demesnes in Wistow. You are to order said Cooper to stand suit with Mr. Franck, the impropriator of the rectory of Wistow. Ibid.
Sept. 22. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Tho. Knap et al., merchants, praying the delivery of a parcel of earthen Genoa wares exported from Leghorn to Dublin and there entered and duty paid, and part disposed there and the remainder consigned to petitioners by Mr. Whitwell, a merchant there [Dublin]; petitioners having paid Customs thereon, but same having been seized by Mr. Radford as painted wares prohibited by a proclamation of the year 1676. Petitioners pray the same favour in this case as other persons had. Reference Book V, p. 310.
Sept. 24. Money warrant for 455l. to Bevill Skelton, esq., for one quarter, April 14 last to July 14 last, on his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to France. (Money order dated Sept. 25 hereon.) Money Book IX, p. 63. Order Book II, p. 179.
Sept. 24 and 27. Same for 1,045l. to same in part of several bills of extraordinaries, 1687, Oct. 17, to 1688, July 17, in said Embassy [viz. as follows for the two latest bills and as supra, p. 1904, for the earlier bills]: including 498l. by him laid out for mourning in full of his bill of disbursements from the 17th of July to the 17th of Oct., 1687: 20l. for ultramarine etc. and seeds and roses bought by his Majesty's command, which is in full of his bill of disbursements from the 17th of Jan., 1687–8, to the 17th of April, 1688; 200l. in full of bill as below; and 327l. in part of his bill of 917l. 2s. 0d. as follows for rejoicings at the birth of the Prince of Wales: the abovesaid sums of 498l. and 20l. not being within the King's late regulation [of ambassadorial extraordinaries] were not then allowed him, but the King has now been pleased to order the payments thereof. (Money order dated Sept. 28 hereon.) Money Book IX, pp. 64, 65. Order Book II, p. 180.
Appending: said latest two bills.
(1) From 1688, April 17 to July 17, as allowed July 21 last by Secretary the Earl of Sunderland.
livres Tournois.
extraordinaries for myself and servants at Versailles and sending my secretary thither 500
for intelligences of all sorts 600
for postage of letters 750
for prints and gazettes 600
which at 1,230 livres Tournois per 100l. sterling (as allowed to all my predecessors) comes to 200l.
(2) Bill of expenses for the public rejoicings for the birth of the Prince of Wales (as similarly allowed).
livres Tournois.
for machines, figures, painting and fireworks agreed for with Monsieur Berin 3,937 10 0
agreed with a traiteur for a supper for 120 persons at four tables with 30 covers each 3,600 0 0
wine to run out of several conduits amongst the people which lasted near four hours 500 0 0
for 130 Suisses Gardes at my house and about the machin[e] 337 10 0
for wine for the guest pages, servants and Swiss Guards at and after supper 1,200 0 0
for violins, trumpets, hautboys and drums; the violins for the ball and the others to play while the fireworks were aburning 281 5 0
for illuminations at my house and at the house where the supper was made; tapestry to hang the rooms "and of montrouge the balconies of my house" 675 0 0
for lemonades and other cooling liquors whilst the fire was burning and during the dancings, with sweetmeats and fruits 450 0 0
a present to Monsieur Berin, the King's artificer, who contrived the whole work 300 0 0
11,281 5 0
which at the above exchange makes 917l. 2s. 0d. sterling.
Sept. 24. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to advance (out of the Letter Office money) 500l. to Geo. Dunstan, esq., for half a year to Sept. 29 next [inst.] on his pension, "it being for his Majesty's extraordinary service [that] the said money be forthwith paid." The Teller that advances the money is to take a discharge and you are to detain the [Exchequer] fees thereon. The warrant for the regular discharge of this payment shall be sent you as soon as the quarter day is turned. Disposition Book VI, p. 5.
Same to same to issue to the Paymaster of the Forces 13,400l. for recruiting the Horse and Dragoons (Grenadiers); 8,000l. thereof out of Hearthmoney and 5,400l. thereof out of loans on the linen and tobacco duties. (Same to Mr. Duncombe [Hearthmoney Cashier] to pay into the Exchequer forthwith the said 8,000l.) (Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, Paymaster of the Forces, to receive said 13,400l. accordingly.) Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. The goods for Sir Charles Scarborough ut supra, p. 2062, are now arrived in London. Please order their delivery, Customs free and unopened. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 439.
Appending: schedule of said goods as sent from Lisbon by the English Envoy there (boxes with bacon, canvas, onions etc.).
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to surcharge Philip Burton, esq., solicitor of the Treasury, with 200l. received by him from me [Guy] 1686–7, Mar. 19, towards the composition of a debt of Mr. Edward Randall [Randolph], Surveyor of Boston in New England, due from him to Mris. Joane Culmer, "in which suite the said Mr. Burton was bail, by direction of the Treasury Lords, for said Randall." Per contra you are to allow said Burton in his account 130l. by him paid to Capt. Thomas Warren for the use of said Joane Culmer, together with his expenses in said suit. Ibid, p. 440.
Sept. 24. Henry Guy to the officers of the Mint. Send me word to-morrow morning whether the silver you received from Mr. Constable be coined and paid into the Exchequer and how much it amounts to. If it be not, you are to perform that service forthwith. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 441.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing (a) infra. It is the King's pleasure that petitioner be used kindly in his request. Ibid.
Appending: (a) petition to the King from George Willock, shewing that he came out of Holland upon the King's proclamation and laid out what money he had in six fowling pieces and four pair of small pistols; that same are seized by the Customs officers, whereby petitioner has nothing to subsist with: therefore prays a grant of some place [in the Customs] and the restoration of the King's part [moiety] of said seizure.
Treasury warrant to same to employ Joseph Bawdon as an additional boatman in Penryn port at 25l. per an. without incidents loco Samuell Saunders, who has relinquished the employment. Out Letters (Customs) XI, pp. 178, 179, 180, 181.
George Bradshaw as warehousekeeper in Hull port loco George Dickinson, who is removed to be collector of Plymouth.
John Charlton as an additional tidesman in Minehead port to make the number [of tidesmen there] three, whereof one to be sent alternately to Watchet Creek, in said port, to prevent frauds.
Edward Tailor (Taylor) as boatman at Berdsey [Bawdsey] Ferry in Woodbridge port loco Richard Millard, who has relinquished that employment.
George Thomas as tidesman and boatman at Bideford loco Giles Burnford.
Tho. Rolt as tidesman at Plymouth loco Henry Flower.
Roger Williams as. an additional boatman at Fowey.
Thomas Holman, Phillip Holditch and Samuell James as tidesmen in Plymouth port to complete the number according to the Treasury warrant of May 22 last, supra, p. 1914.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Joseph Reed for the place of surveyor of Carlisle port, void by removal. Reference Book V, p. 310.
Treasury warrant to the Remembrancer of First Fruits and Tenths and to the Auditors [of Imprests as auditors] of that revenue to discharge all arrears of Tenths due before Christmas last from the respective rectories and vicarages as follows in the diocese of Lincoln, as by the annexed certificates received by the Treasury Lords, they being, according to such certificates, not above the utmost extended yearly value of 30l. No further process for the said Tenths is hereby to be made: but where any persons serving the said cures are not yet instituted and inducted they are hereby first to receive institution and induction as directed by the privy seal of Feb. 22 last, supra, pp. 1773–4, before they have any benefit of this warrant. Warrants not Relating to Money XII, pp. 354–9.
Appending: (1) certificate by Edw. Powtherell, Jno. Sommerfeild and Tho. Eyermonger, churchwardens of the parish of Breedon on the Hill in the archdeaconry of Leicester and by Richard Curryon, Nicho. Swindall, Will. Kidiere and Will. Hicklin, inhabitants of said parish, that the vicarage of said parish (held by Tho. Swindall, vicar, by licence) is not worth above 20 nobles per an. at the utmost improved value and that no man has ever had institution and induction to the said vicarage in the memory of man.
(2) Certificate by Thomas, bishop of Lincoln, of rectories, vicarages and benefices in said diocese of not above 30l. per an. value and so capable of the benefit of the abovesaid privy seal. This certificate is divided into columns giving respectively (a) King's taxation [value]: (b) yearly Tenths: (c) yearly value: (d) years in arrear: (e) sum in arrear: (f) incumbent's or curate's name.
Archdeaconry of Bedford.
Deanery of Bedford.
St. Paul's in Bedford: (a) 10l.; (b) 1l.; (c) 10l.; (d) 26 years at Christmas, 1686; (e) 26l.; (f) Edwd. Burn, curate by sequestration ma[ny] years.
St. Cuthbert's in Bedford: rectory: (a) 5l. 9s. 4½d. (b) 10s. 11¼d.; (c) 26l.; (d) 1664, 1666, 1667, 1670, 1671; (e) 3l. 16s. 6¾d.; (f) Edw. Bourn, rector, by institution and induction.
Clapham Deanery.
Clapham vicarage: (b) 11s. 4d.; (c) 16l.; (d) 1661, 1664–9, 1680–1; (e) 5l. 2s. 0d.; (f) Jos. Hanmer, by sequestration two years.
Milton Erveys [Ernest] vicarage: (a) 7l. 6s. 8d.; (b) 14s. 8d.; (c) 30l.; (d) 1665; (e) 14s. 8d.; (f) Jno. Hawkins, by institution and induction.
Stagsden ("Statchden"): (a) 8l.; (b) 16s. 0d.; (c) 9l.; (d) 1662, 1664, 1666–9, 1680–6; (e) 10l. 8s. 0d.; (f) Jno. Draper, by institution and induction.
Deanery of Eaton.
Great Barford vicarage: (a) 9l.; (b) 18s. 0d.; (c) 24l.; (d) 1661–3, 1665–9, 1671, 1675, 1680, 1682; (e) 10l. 16s. 0d.; (f) Jos. Berkhead, by sequestration many years.
Renhold ("Raynold") vicarage: (a) 9l.; (b) 16s. 4d.; (c) 30l.; (d) 1661, 1662, 1681; (e) 2l. 9s. 0d.; (f) Jos. Berkhead, by sequestration four years.
Roxton vicarage: (a) 10l.; (b) 1l.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1666; (e) 1l.; (f)— instituted and inducted.
Shefford Deanery.
Langford vicarage: (a) 8l.; (b) 16s.; (c) under 15l.; (d) 1661–2, 1668–75, 1679–86; (e) 14l. 8s. 0d.; (f) Mich. Sheldon, by sequestration many years; void.
Dunstable Deanery.
Chalgrave vicarage: (a) 12l.; (b) 1l. 4s. 0d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–7, 1670–85; (e) 26l. 8s. 0d.; (f) William Barlo, instituted and inducted.
Sundon vicarage: (a) 8l. 6s. 8d.; (b) 13s. 6¼d.; (c) under 26l.; (d) 1661, 1666; (e) 1l. 7s. 0½d.; (f) —.
Studham vicarage: (a) 18l.; (b) 18s.; (c) under 20l.; (d) 1662, 1676–81, 1686; (e) 7l. 4s. 0d.; (f) Geo. Burhop, by sequestration many years; void.
Totternhoe vicarage: (a) 10l.; (b) 1l.; (c) under 23l.; (d) 1661, 1664–6, 1668, 1672–84.
Flitwick vicarage: (a) 7l. 17s. 0d.; (b) 15s. 8¼d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–6, 1668, 1672–84; (e) 14l. 18s. 0¾d.; (f) Hen. Hunt, by sequestration three years.
Deanery of Fleete.
Westoning vicarage: (a) 8l. 18s. 8¾d.; (b) 19s. 8½d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1673–84; (e) 11l. 16s. 0d.; (f) Hen. Hunt, instituted and inducted.
[Husborne] Crawley vicarage: (a) 9l.; (b) 18s.; (c) under 20l.; (d) 1661, 1667–86: (e) 18l. 18s.; (f) Jona Morris, by sequestration, four years.
Ridgmont vicarage: (a) 9l.; (b) 18s.; (c) under 10l.; (d) 1661–2, 1665–86; (e) 21l. 12s. 0d.; (f) no curate at present; void 20 years.
Archdeaconry of Leicester.
Deanery of Leicester.
St. Mary's vicarage in Leicester: (a) 8l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 16s.; (c) voluntary contribution, all dues and tythes and the churchyard alienated from the church; (d) 1661–2, 1664–86; (e) 18l. 8s. 0d.; (f) William Fox, by sequestration.
St. Nicholas vicarage in Leicester: (b) 7s. 1½d.; (c) under 6d. yearly; (d) 1660–2, 1664–86; (e) 8l. 18s. 1½d.; (f) William Fox aforesaid, by sequestration, void many years.
Deanery of Ackley.
Whitwick vicarage: (a) 9l. 14s. 7d.; (b) 19s. 5½d.; (c) 24l. per an.; (d) 1669–70, 1673–85.
Guthlaxton Deanery.
Wigston Magna vicarage: (a) 9l. 8s. 9d.; (b) 18s. 10½d.; (c) not above 26l.; (d) 1665–84; (e) 18l. 17s. 6d.; (f) Samson Hopkins, instituted and inducted.
Gartree Deanery.
Horninghold vicarage: (a) 6l. 16s. 8d.; (b) 13s. 8d. (c) not worth 30l.; (d) 1666–85; (e) 13l. 13s. 4d.; (f) Humph. Michell, instituted and inducted.
Slawston vicarage: (a) 6l. 5s. 7½d.; (b) 12s. 6¾d; (c) not above 20l.; (d) 1671–85; (e) 9l. 8s. 5d.; (f) Jno. Melross, by sequestration; void many years.
Framland Deanery.
Eaton vicarage: (a) 7l. 11s. 3d.; (b) 15s. 1½d.; (c) not above 12l.; (d) 1660, 1666, 1668–82; (e) 15l. 2s. 6d.; (f) Jno. Holdingby, by sequestration.
Hose vicarage: (a) 7l. 4s. 2d.; (b) 14s. 3d.; (c) 8l. 13s. 4d.; (d) 1666, 1668, 1671–9, 1682–3; (e) 9l. 5s. 3d.; (f) Jona. Jordan, by sequestration.
Goscote Deanery.
Sileby vicarage: (b) 17s. 6½d.; (c) 8l. 13s. 4d.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–9, 1672–85; (e) 17l. 10s. 10d.; (f) Tho. Rawson, by sequestration.
Buckingham Archdeaconry.
Wycombe Deanery.
Hitchendon [Hughendon] vicarage: (a) 8l. 16s. 0d.; (b) 17s. 10d.; (c) not above 30l.; (d) 1665, 1672, 1674–8; (e) 6l. 4s. 10d.; (f) Jno. Jenkins, instituted and inducted.
Huntingdon Archdeanery.
St. Ives Deanery.
Hartford vicarage: (a) 4l. 1s. 0d.; (b) 8s. 1¼d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1661.
Stukeley ("Stewclay") Magna vicarage: (a) 6l. 13s. 4d.; (b) 13s. 5d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1666–7, 1675, 1681, 1683, 1685; (e) 4l. 0s. 6d.; (f) Jno. Dodion, instituted and inducted.
St. Neots Deanery.
Hewington [Heminford] Grey vicarage: (a) 9l. 16s. 10½d.; (b) 19s. 8¼d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1662, 1665; (e) 1l. 19s. 4½d.; (f) Jno. Allen, instituted and inducted.
Leightonstone Deanery.
Ellington vicarage: (a) 20l.; (b) 2l.; (c) 25l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–85; (e) 48l.; (f) Jno. Doson, by sequestration.
Huntingdon Town [Deanery].
All Saints rectory: (a) 6l 11s. 10½d.; (b) 13s. 2¼d.; (c) under 15l.; (d) 1660, 1662, 1664–76; (e) 9l. 17s. 9¾d.; (f) Rich. Carr, instituted and inducted.
St. John [Baptist] rectory: (a) 6l. 7s. 6d.; (b) 12s. 9¼d.; (c) united to All Saints; (d) 1660, 1678; (e) 1l. 5s. 6½d.; (f) Rich. Carr aforesaid.
St. Benedicts rectory: (b) 8s. 6¼d.; (c) united with St. Mary's both [? together] under 30l.; (d) 1662, 1669, 1676; (e) 1l. 5s. 6¾d.; (f) Mr. Carr: united to St. Mary's.
St. Mary's rectory: (a) 5l. 15s. 2d.; (b) 11s. 6¼d.; (c) ut supra; (d) 1662, 1669; (e) 1l. 3s. 0½d.; (f) Richard Car, instituted etc.
Stowe Archdeaconry.
Aslacoe Deanery.
Kirton vicarage: (a) 6l. 13s. 4d.; (b) 13s. 4d.; (c) 25l.; (d) 1664; (e) 13s. 4d.; (f) Jos. Byard, instituted and inducted.
Saxby vicarage: (a) 4l.; (b) 14s. 5d.; (c) not above 28l.; (d) 1662, 1669, 1680–1, 1684–5; (e) 4l. 6s. 6d.; (f) Robt. Dixon, instituted and inducted.
Lanes [Lawress] Deanery.
Scothern vicarage: (a) 4l. 5s. 2½d.; (b) 8s. 6¼d.; (c) not 10l.; (d) 1661–2, 1666–86.
Manlake Deanery.
Redbourne vicarage: (a) 5l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 11s.; (c) not above 30l.; (d) 1669, 1678, 1686; (e) 1l. 13s. 0d.; (f) John Worstly, curate, by sequestration.
Whitton vicarage: (a) 6l, 10s. 0d.; (b) 13s.; (c) under 20l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–86; (e) 16l. 5s. 0d.
Risby vicarage: (a) 5l. 6s. 8d.; (b) 10s. 8d.; (c) not above 22l.; (d) 1661, 1680–6; (e) 3l. 14s. 8d.; (f) Hugh Humersly, instituted etc.
Scawby, alias Scasby vicarage: (a) 7l.; (b) 14s.; (c) not above 30l.; (d) 1662, 1664, 1666–9, 1678, 1686; (e) 5l. 12s. 0d.; (f) Jno. Crosly, instituted etc.
Hibalstow vicarage: (a) 7l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 15s.; (c) 28l.; (d) 1678–9, 1683–6; (e) 4l. 10s. 0d.; (f) Mich. Philpot, instituted etc.
Archdeaconry of Lincoln.
Aveland Deanery.
Hacconby vicarage: (a) 5l. 17s. 6d.; (b) 11s. 9d; (c) 25l.; (d) 1665, 1667, 1670–9; (e) 6l. 9s. 3d.; (f) Will. Hotchkin, instituted etc.
Billingborough vicarage: (a) 6l. 1s. 8d.; (b) 12s. 2d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1663, 1667; (e) 1l. 4s. 4d.; (f) Robt. Clipsham, instituted etc.
Morton vicarage: (a) 9l. 1s. 10d.; (b) 18s. 2¼d.; (c) 20l.; (d) 1665, 1667, 1670–9; (e) 10l. 18s. 3d.; (f) Will. Hotchkin, instituted etc.
Graffoo ("Graff") Deanery.
Eagle vicarage: (a) 3l. 5s. 10d.; (b) 6s. 7d.; (c) but 7l.; (d) 1674–85; (e) 3l. 19s. 0d.; (f) William Clerke, by sequestration.
Aubourn ("Awburg") vicarage: (a) 7l. 13s. 11½d.; (b) 15s. 4¾d.; (c) but 20l. (d) 1661, 1668–9, 1672–86; (e) 13l. 17s. 1½d.; (f) William Morris, by sequestration.
North Scarle rectory: (a) 4l. 17s. 3½d.; (b) 9s. 8¾d.; (c) but 23l.; (d) 1662, 1664–7, 1669–81; (e) 8l. 15s. 1½d.; (f) William Clerke, instituted etc.
Carlton in Moorland vicarage: (a) 7l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 14s. 1½d.; (c) but 18l.; (d) 1669, 1686; (e) 1l. 8s. 3d.; (f) Edwd. Curren, instituted etc.
Stapleford vicarage: (a) 3l. 3s. 4d.; (b) 10s.; (c) but 10l.; (d) 1673, 1686; (e) 1l.; (f) Sir Rich. Rothwell's donative.
Grimsby Deanery.
Hawnby cum Bersby [Hawerby cum Beesby] rectory: (a) 5l. 7s. 3d.; (b) 10s. 9½d.; (c) but 28l.; (d) 1674; (e) 10s. 9½d.; (f) Isaack Primrose, instituted etc.
Calceworth Deanery.
Hogsthorpe vicarage: (a) 10l.; (b) 1l.; (c) but 20l. 8s. 0d.; (d) 1661–2, 1664, 1666, 1669–71, 1673–86; (e) 21l.; (f) Tho. Reynoldson, by sequestration.
Candleshoe Deanery.
Burgh vicarage: (a) 13l. 6s. 8d.; (b) 1l. 6s. 8d.; (c) but 23l. 6s. 8d.: (d) 1661–2, 1664–7, 1672–86; (e) 28l.; (f) Jno. Crosly, by sequestration.
Horncastle Deanery.
Thornton vicarage: (a) 5l. 12s. 0d.; (b) 11s. 2½d.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 1680, 1686; (e) 1l. 2s. 5d.
Hill Deanery.
Hameringham rectory: (a) 8l. 14s. 2d.; (b) 17s. 5d.; (c) not above 30l.; (d) 1672; (e) 17s. 5d.; in Dec., 1686, 8l. 14s. 2d. paid to Sir Tho. Duppa for ten years ending 1683, whereof this year is one.
Grantham Deanery.
Gunwarby [Gonerby] South vicarage and Gunwarby North vicarage: (b) 4s. 5¾d. each; (c) both [together] not above 30l. per an.; (d) 1669, 1674–86 and 1673–5, 1677–86; (e) 3l. 2s. 8½d. and 2l. 18s. 2¾d.; (f) Samuell Burnet, vicar of Grantham, holds both as members thereof.
Londonthorpe vicarage: (b) 8s. 11¾d.; (c) but 15l.; (d) 1673–5, 1677–86; (e) 5l. 16s. 8¾d.; (f) Samuell Burnett aforesaid.
Loveden Deanery.
Ancaster vicarage: (a) 6l. 13s. 4d.; (b) 14s. 4d.; (c) but 10l.; (d) 1661, 1670–83; (e) 10l. 0s. 8d.; (f) William Winterton, by sequestration.
Long Bennington vicarage: (a) 20l. 1s. 10½d.; (b) 2l. 0s. 2¼d.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 1661–9, 1672–3, 1675–9; (e) 30l. 2s. 9¾d.; (f) William Wittston, instituted etc.
[Aswardhurn and] Lafford Deanery.
Digby vicarage: (a) 5l. 2s. 10½d.; (b) 10s. 3½d.; (c) but 18l.; (d) 1686; (e) 10s. 3½d.; (f) Roger Brecknock, instituted.
Helpringham vicarage: (a) 8l. 3s. 3d.; (b) 16s. 4d.; (c) but 18l.; (d) 1678; (e) 16s. 4d.; (f) Benj. Deacon, by institution.
Hale Magna vicarage; (a) 8l. 6s. 3d.; (b) 16s. 7½d.; (c) but 12l.; (d) 1661–3, 1665, 1670, 1672–3; (e) 5l. 16s. 4½d.; (f) Benj. Deacon, by sequestration.
Longoboby Deanery.
Dunston vicarage: (a) 7l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 14s.; (c) but 18l.; (d) 1686; (e) 14s.; (f) William Raven, by sequestration.
Scopwick vicarage: (a) 8l.; (b) 16s.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–85; (e) 19l. 4s. 0d.; (f) William Raven, by sequestration.
Billinghay vicarage: (a) 11l. 4s. 2d.; (b) 1l 7s. 5d.; (c) but 25l.; (d) 1662, 1679–83, 1685–6; (e) 8l. 4s. 6d.; (f) Hen. Blakeston, instituted etc.
Metheringham vicarage: (a) 8l. 0s. 1d.; (b) 16s. 1d.; (c) but 23l.; (d) 1686; (e) 16s. 1d.; (f) Roger Brecknock, instituted etc.
Timberland vicarage; (a) 12l. 2s. 11d.; (b) 1l. 4s. 3½d.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 1667, 1682, 1686; (e) 3l. 12s. 10d.; (f) no curate or incumbent.
Harmston vicarage; (b) 14s. 8d.; (c) but 27l.; (d) 1673, 1686; (e) 1l. 9s. 4d.; (f) Jno. Henly, instituted.
Luthesby [Louthesk and Ludburgh] Deanery.
Cockerington St. Leonard vicarage: (a) 5l. 17s. 0½d.; (b) 10s. 1¾d.; (c) but 26l.; (d) 1661, 1679–82; (e) 2l. 10s. 8¾d.; (f) Savel Wharton, instituted.
South Elkington vicarage: (a) 5l. 6s. 6d.; (b) 19s. 9d.; (c) but 28l.; (d) 1686; (e) 19s. 9d.; (f) Lanell Modd, instituted.
North Elkington vicarage: (a) 4l. 19s. 4d.; (b) 9s. 11¼d.; (c) but 16l.; (d) 1686; (e) 9s. 11¼d.; (f) Lance Mod, by sequestration.
Hallington vicarage: (a) 4l. 15s. 7½d.; (b) 9s. 6¾d.; (c) but 15l.; (d) for 20 years to 1685, Christmas; (e) 9l. 11s. 3d.; this and the following vicarage arrear [was] paid in 1686 to Sir Tho. Duppa, but now certified again, though not in process, thinking to be repaid.
Keddington vicarage: (a) 2l. 13s. 4d.; (b) 6s. 8d.; (c) but 20l.; (d) for ten years ending Christmas, 1685; (e) 3l. 6s. 8d., paid ut supra.
Stamford Deanery.
St. Mary in Stamford: (a) 4l. 8s. 9d.; (b) 9s. 10½d.; (c) no glebe, tithes or profits at all; (d) 27 years to 1686, Christmas; (e) 13l. 6s. 7½d.; (f) Rob. Martyn, curate.
Wraggoe Deanery.
Kirmond vicarage; (a) 5l.; (b) 10s.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 1671–86; (e) 8l.; (f) Rob. Sharpe, by sequestration.
Biscathorpe rectory: (a) 5l. 15s. 4d.; (b) 11s. 10d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1668; (e) 11s. 10d.; (f) Jos. Bunting, instituted etc.
Burgh super Bain vicarage: (a) 7l. 10s. 10d.; (b) 15s. 1d.; (c) but 30l.; (d) 1674, 1686; (e) 1l. 10s. 2d.; (f) no incumbent or curate.
Walscraft Deanery.
North Willingham vicarage: (a) 5l. 4s. 4d.; (b) 10s. 5¼d.; (c) but 20l.; (d) 17 years to 1685, Christmas, were paid in 1686 to Sir Tho. Duppa, whereof the year 1669 last in process was one, the sum paid in 1686 was 8l. 17s. 5¼d., which Tho. Caler, the now vicar, would [desire to] have repaid.
Tevelby [Tealby] vicarage: (a) 6l. 16s. 8d.; (b) 13s. 8d.; (c) but 25l.; (d) now charged for 1669 and 1674 and in 1686 14l. was paid to Sir Tho. Duppa for 21 years, whereof 1669 was one, so that the year 1674 is now to be pardoned; (f) Robt. Sharpe, instituted etc.
Thornton Hole [Thornton le Moor] rectory: (a) 9l. 10s. 10d.; (b) 19s. 1d.; (c) not above 30l.; (d) 1685, 1686; (e) 1l. 18s. 2d.; (f) Matt. Sealon [? Seaton], instituted etc.
Newton juxta Toft rectory: (a) 4l. 11s. 10d.; (b) 9s. 1d.; (c) but 27l.; (c) 1680, 1681; (e) 18s. 2d.; (f) Rob. Dixon, instituted etc.
Yarborough Deanery.
Caistor vicarage: (a) 7l. 6s. 8d.; (b) 14s. 8d.; (c) under 30l.; (d) 1686; (e) 14s. 8d.; (f) Tho. Raspin, instituted etc.
Cadney vicarage: (a) 7l. 18s. 4d.; (b) 15s. 10d.; (c) but 30l.; (d) 1674; (e) 15s. 10d.; (f) Hen. Weekly, instituted etc.
East Halton vicarage: is now certified, but was not in process, having paid all arrears to Christmas, 1685, in 1686 to Sir Tho. Duppa on a former sequestration; (f) Brian Remy, by sequestration.
North Kelsey vicarage: (a) 4l.; (b) 16s.; (c) but 10l.; (d) 1661–2, 1664–5, 1669–85; (e) 16l. 16s. 0d.; (f) Richd. Ashford, by sequestration.
Wrawby vicarage: (a) 9l. 10s. 0d.; (b) 19s. 5½d.; (c) not 30l.; (d) 1674; (e) 19s. 5½d.; (f) Lion. Holmes, instituted.
Candleshoe Deanery.
Winthorpe vicarage: (a) 8l.; (b) 15s.; (c) under 25l.; (d) 1661–2, 1665–86; (e) 18l.; (f) — Thompson, by sequestration.
Wraggoe Deanery.
Bardney vicarage: (a) 7l.; (b) 14s.; (c) under 10l.; (d) 1661, 1668–86; (e) 14l.; (f) Laur. Westmacott, by sequestration.
Certified by Thomas, bishop of Lincoln, 1688, July 21.
Sept. 25. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the branches of the revenue directed to be this week paid into the Exchequer, viz.: Disposition Book VII, p. 6.
Out of the Customs. l.
to the Treasurer of the Navy [on the Navy's] weekly money "on account of 400,000l. per an. from Lady day, 1686" 7,000
to ditto for [warrant] officers etc. [on their arrears due before 1686, Lady day] 200
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance [for one week on the Ordnance Office] ordinary 1,000
to Mr. Skelton on his ordinary and extraordinaries 1,500
Out of the Excise.
to the Paymaster of the Forces 12,000
Out of Hearthmoney.
to the Cofferer of the Household 1,000
to the Paymaster of the Works, a quarter [on the ordinary of the Works] 1,500
to ditto for three weeks to the new buildings 600
to me [Guy] for secret service 500
Out of the impost on wines etc.
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance [for two weeks on the Ordnance Office] ordinary 2,000
(Same, dated same, to respectively the Customs Cashier and the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney, enclosing the papers of disposition of the weekly cash of those branches of the revenue; said papers including only the items thereon as above.)
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the owners of the ships Sherrard and Angell of Boston (as referred to the Treasury Lords by the Privy Council), petitioners praying that said ships being foreign built may have the freedom and privilege to trade to and from the Baltic seas, Norway and all other countries lying east, north-east and north of England, paying only native duties thereon. Reference Book V, p. 310.
Sept. 26. Henry Guy to same, enclosing (a) infra. The King is inclined to give the place to petitioner. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 445.
Appending: (a) petition to the King from W. Molyneux, dated Aug. 31 last. I have received an account from Father White that your Majesty is pleased to constitute me customer of Chester port. I will study to discharge it with all care.
Sept. 27. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue (out of 2,500l. of Customs money which is to be paid into the Receipt) 2,000l. to the Keeper of the Privy Purse; and 500l. to the Marquis D'Albyvill in part of his extraordinaries, to be issued by way of advance, "for which you are to detain [the Exchequer] fees: and (out of the Letter Office money) 500l. to me [Guy] for secret service. (Same, dated same, to the Customs Cashier to bring said 2,500l. into the Exchequer for the above purposes.) Disposition Book VII, p. 7.
Sept. 27. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Capt. Levestone, Customs free, two houses and holster caps bought by him at Paris for his own use and now in the [Customs] warehouse, London port. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 378.
Same to same to permit the transport to Scotland, Customs free and unopened, of arms and accoutrements for his Majesty's Life Guard there. Ibid, p. 442.
Appending: Undated, unsigned memorial concerning same. Mr. Pepys has by the King's command hired a vessel to carry the above to Scotland. It is desired they be shipped free and unopened, "it being of great consequence their being soon home." The order should be at the Customs House by nine o'clock to-morrow; otherwise the [Customs] Commissioners will be gone from the office and the ship [will be] stayed another day.
Same to the Navy Commissioners. Mr. Thomas Colby, one of your clerks, has certified that Capt. Fasby has left bills in your Office to make good a debt due to the King on his account for victualling the Henrietta yacht from 1683–4, Jan. 1, to 1685–6, Mar. 24. These bills are now in course of payment. You are to assign payment of said bills and apprise the Navy Treasurer to detain in his hands 68l. 12s. 10d. in satisfaction of said debt. This sum is to be charged in the Navy Treasurer's account. Ibid.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of John Kroger and Mathew Yates, owners of the ship Delight of London; petitioners setting forth that said ship was bought of the Swedes by Thomas Sutton for said Kroger and other the King's subjects and in 1674 a royal warrant was granted for making it free, but the warrant was omitted to be entered and registered at the Custom House as not very necessary at that time by reason the said ship was constantly employed in importing iron; but said owners now design to employ her in the Eastland and other trades and therefore desire a confirmation of said royal warrant "as was lately done to others in the like case." Warrants not Relating to Money XII, pp. 352–3.
Hereon the Treasury Lords report that they have referred same to the Customs Commissioners and fully agree with their report thereon as follows.
Appending: said report, dated Custom House, Aug. 31 last. The Delight of London was formerly called the Pallace of London, 260 tons burthen. Petitioners are the true owners and no foreigner has any part in her. We have nothing to object against the confirming the said warrant and the registering of her as a free ship of this kingdom provided Customs be first paid according to the value of said ship.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to discharge Hannah Larkham, relict of Thomas Larkham, late of London, deceased, of the bond given by her said husband as surety for Thomas Miller, ut supra, pp. 1995–6; the said Miller, after his escape from the rebels in Carolina, having obtained an order for restitution which was prevented by the Earl of Shaftesbury, and being impoverished thereby ran in arrear to the King as customer of Poole and Weymouth, was arrested and died in prison and petitioner's husband was also arrested and died in 1685, though he was always loyal and opposed the traitorous design of the Exclusion: the Customs Commissioners having reported Aug. 27 last that petitioner's statements are true and that in regard of her utter poverty they have no objection to discharge said bond. Ibid, pp. 353–4.
Sept. 27. Treasury reference to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, of the petition of Col. Walter Harvey, shewing that he has served as a Captain of Foot in Lord Forbes's Regiment of Foot in Ireland for 18 months last past "with much satisfaction and cheerfulness without the least regret other than what is occasioned by the frequent clamours of creditors for debts contracted in the late bad times to supply the necessities brought upon him by adhering stedfastly to his persuasion": therefore prays a, grant of the office of craner and wharfinger of the port and creeks of Dublin. Out Letters (Ireland) V, p. 150.
Sept. 28. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 14,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces; 8,500l. thereof out of loans on the Linen Duty Act and 5,500l. thereof out of the revenues of the Duchy of Cornwall. Disposition Book VII, p 7.
Sept. 29. Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing (a) infra. Do what you think fit therein. Out Letters (General) XI, p. 442.
Appending. (a) letter dated Newcastle, Sept. 25 inst., from Ralph Williamson to Henry Guy. The cause between me and Mr. Tonstall is down for hearing next term and my wife is in London within a month of her delivery. I desire leave to come to London. Proper care shall be taken of my office here.
Same to same. The French Players who came over to act before the King this summer are about to return to France. You are to permit them to export, Customs free, the goods they brought with them in order to their acting here. Ibid, p. 443.