Cases before the Committee: October 1650

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In this section

October 1650

George Irons, Oxford, Co. Oxford.

1 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 110 Being lately adjudged a delinquent by the Committee for Advance of Money, begs to compound for his small estate. 220 110
1 Oct. 1650. Fine at 1/6, 1l. 13s. 4d. 11 205

John Matthews, Teston, Kent.

3 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 150
P.R. 11 208
R. 220 139
P.E. 220 145
P.R. 12 28
R. 220 141
D. 101 313
P.E. 101 311
355
Begs to compound for delinquency in the first war, not being sequestered. 220 148
15 Oct. 1650. Fine at 1/6, 5l. 3s. 4d. 11 226
21 Nov. Begs to compound on his own discovery for a part of his estate in co. Monmouth, omitted from his former particular. 220 144
26 Nov. Fine at 1/6, 39l. 12 43
29 Nov. Estate discharged, the fine being fully paid. 12 50

Claimant on the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 March 1651. George Mills, of Covent Garden, complainst that having bought from Matthews the lease of 2 houses and a garden in Westminster, not knowing him to be a delinquent, Matthews has compounded for his estate without including this. Begs that Mathews may be made to pay the penalty due for this estate, so that it may not fall on an innocent person; but if this may not be, begs to compound at the same rate as Matthews did for the rest of his estate. 101 309
11 March. Order that Mills compound for the houses as discovered, that the keeper of the Gatehouse pay the money in his hands into the Treasury, and then Mills discharge the prisoner. 12 160
P.E. 221 683
P.R. 12 171
D. 221 684
R. 221 676
C. 34 123
21 March. George Mills begs to compound for a lease of 2 small houses and a garden in Westminster, bought of John Matthews, not knowing he was a delinquent. 221 681
26 March. Fine at 1/6, 32l. 12 172

Rob. Torksey, Owston, Co. Lincoln.

Vol. G No. or p.
3 Oct. 1650. Begs an order to the County Commissioners to give him a copy of a charge of delinquency preferred against him, and the names of the witnesses, with liberty to examine and cross-examine. 124 125
3 Oct. Granted, if he were lately sequestered. 11 208
17 April 1651. Petition renewed. His estate was secured by the County Commissioners 7 years since, but discharged on hearing, and now they compel him to give security on a new charge of delinquency. Granted. 124
14
127
67
8 Jan. 1652. He begs publication of the depositions which have been returned on both sides, and possession of his estate on security meantime. 124 123
8 Jan. 1652. Publication granted, unless the County Commissioners show cause to the contrary in a week. 15
124
179
135
C. 124 131
224 321
7 April. Petition renewed, no such cause being shown. 124 133
7 April. Fowle to examine what has been done, and certify in a fortnight. 16
238
274
91
30 June. He begs that the County Committee may certify the charge, and that there may be publication of the depositions and a speedy hearing. 238 92
C. 238 93 30 June. County Committee to certify whether the estate was sequestered before 29 Jan. 1650, and what they find thereon. 12 35
8 Sept. He begs to compound. Though faithful to Parliament, was sequestered by mistake of the County Committee, appealed to the Barons of Exchequer, and the sequestration was not prosecuted till Feb. 1652; has since then been on appeal to the Committee for Compounding, but cannot be relieved, because the order of sequestration was made so long since, though not prosecuted. 124 129
8 Sept. He cannot be admitted to compound, because the sequestration order was granted before Jan. 1650, and 1½ years' rents of his estate have been received by the State. 17 203
D. 224 325 28 Sept. Petition renewed. Received his rents till 1650, when the County Commissioners forbade his tenants to pay him more; then appealed to the Committee for Compounding. Has examined witnesses to clear himself of delinquency, and the cause still depends; but he is aged, his estate very small, the appeal chargeable, and therefore he begs to compound for delinquency in the first war, and not to be left to the severity of an Act intended only for those who neglect favour. 224 316
28 Sept. To be considered on his bringing a certificate of proceedings before the Committee for Sequestrations. 12 497
P.E. 224 319
R. 224 313
21 Oct. On certificate that he appealed to the Committee for Sequestrations 8 June 1646, and his case was not prosecuted, allowed to compound if he bring in his particular by next Tuesday. 12
224
507
317
16 Nov. Fine at 1/5, 85l. 10s. 224 313
D. 224 321
124 121
4 Jan. 1653. Fine confirmed, on further debate 12 532A
7 Jan. Sequestration suspended on payment of ½ the fine. 24 1081
7 Nov. Fine fully paid and estate discharged. 24 1129

Sir Rob. Crompton [Long Acre, London].

4 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
On motion in his behalf, order that the Committee for Sequestrations observe the order of the Barons of Exchequer for discharging his estate. 11 213

John Manwaring, Mattingley, Hants, and Charles Mullens, Berks.

Vol. G No. or p.
4 Oct. 1650. Deposition before the County Committee of Hants that Manwaring was in arms against Parliament, plundered honest men, and took Thos. Rainger prisoner to Wallingford, where he was detained till redeemed. 167 533
Like deposition that Mullens was in arms, and was in Wallingford Castle garrison. 167 531
26 Dec. Order that the County Committee of Hants try to obtain clearer proofs, and secure their estates till they acquit themselves of these charges. 30 405

Claimants on the Estate of Thomas, or Sir Thomas Tyldesley, and Edw. Tyldesley, his Son, Morley, Co. Lancaster.

4 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
4 Oct. 1650. Order on petition of Lady Tyldesley, wife of Sir Thomas, that she have 1/5 of her husband's sequestered estate from 24 Dec. 1649. 11 212
25 Feb. 1651. The petition (missing) of Robert [? Roger] Bradshaw, of Haigh, co. Lancaster, referred to the County Committee, to examine the cause of the sequestration and proof of the deed. 14 26
27 Nov. 1650. Reference to Brereton of the petition (missing) of Edmund Werden, Alderman of Preston, co. Lancaster, to compound for part of Tildesley's estate on the Act of 1 Aug. 1650. 10 227
10 Dec. 1650. The well-affected Inhabitants of Goosnargh, co. Lancaster, petition that 4l. a year has for many hundred years been paid to their minister from the tithes of the parish, now sequestered for Sir T. Tildesley's delinquency, and beg allowance of the 4l., it being the minister's only maintenance, till a late augmentation by the Committee for Plundered Ministers. With certificate in proof. [22 signatures.] 88 65
67
L.C.C. 161 420
88 71
D. 88 72, 73
161 417, 418
10 Dec. Referred to the County Committee 10 254
2 May 1651. Reference thereon to Reading. 14 105
20 May 1652. Petition renewed for payment of the 4l. or 3l. 18s., sequestered for delinquency of Sir T. Tildesley, deceased. 88 70
20 May. Order that the County Committee pay it with arrears from 24 Dec. 1649. 16
238
433
90A.
IND. 87 623
D. &
L.C.C.
87 632
633
161 313
315
R. 87 625
238 93B
H. 16 529
8 Oct. 1651. John Guest, of Astley, co. Lancaster, begs allowance of a rent-charge of 10l. on the lands of Thos. Tildesley, granted to him in 1642 for 21 years for 100l., allowed and paid by the late County Committee, but refused by the present County Committee without an order. 87 622
629
8 Oct. County Commissioners to certify and Reading to report 15 87 44
627
24 June. Claim allowed on report, with arrears from date of petition. 16
238
599
93C
D. 120 799
–804
R. 120 789
238 93D
24 June 1652. Ralph Standish, Roger Bradshaw [of Haigh], and Captain Thos. Creamer, guardians to Edward, son and heir of Thos. Tyldesley, beg reference to counsel of their title to the manors of Morleys and Entwisle, co. Lancaster, Withgill, co. York, and other lands settled on Thomas Tyldesley on his marriage, by his father, Edward Tyldesley, for life, the remainder to his first son in tail; Edward Tyldesley is his first son, and ought to enjoy the premises, his father being dead. On Edward and his brother's petition to the Committee for Removing Obstructions, their title was allowed. 120
123
455
797
24 June. Referred to Brereton 16
120
595
795
H. 17 182
120 777
L.C.C. 159 365
D. 120 717
238 93E
27 July. It not appearing to Brereton that the tithes claimed in Goosnargh and Whittingham were sequestered as Thomas Tyldesley's estate, petitioners beg an order to the County Committee of Lancashire to certify. Granted. 120
17
785
56
30 Sept. On report, the Committee for Compounding allow the claim to lands mentioned in the deed of 18 Jan. 1618 (save as to the herbage and pannage, with saving, of Myerscough Park, &c., which they give till the deed of 15 Feb. 1613 is produced), and also allowing the deeds dated 15 May 1638 and 7 Oct. 1638, as to one moiety of all the lands, tithes, &c., therein mentioned, and order a discharge of all the manors, &c., allowed, with arrears since 24 June 1652. 19
238
1032
93F
14 Oct. 1652. Deed of 15 Feb. 1613 allowed, but the remaining moiety of the lands granted by the other deeds to be continued under sequestration. 19
238
1034
93G
D. 129 81
L.C.C. I. &D.&D.
120 647
–650
158 427
–431
D. 120 646
C. 33 316
17 March 1653. The guardians complain that the County Committee of York refuse obedience to the order for discharge of Withgill Manor, which was in the hands of Mrs. Westby whilst she lived, because it was sequestered for her recusancy, whereas she had it only in jointure from Edward Tyldesley, her first husband; also that the County Committee of Lancaster refuse obedience as to a tenement, worth 1l. 13s. 4d. a year, leased to James Green, and sequestered for his delinquency, although the lease has expired. Beg order for discharging the above. 120

123
25
655
727
435
19
17 March. Referred to the County Committee of Lancaster and York. 120 653
D. 120 646
c.33 316
25 May. Petition renewed 120 725
25 May. The County Committee to make enquiry concerning the death of Elizabeth Westby, and that being proved, the former orders are confirmed. 19 1094
R. 238 94
120 643
C. 33 426
30 Nov. 1654. Edw. Tildesley petitions by Bradshaw and Creamer, his guardians. Eliz. Westby, of Winder in Cartmel, co. Lancaster, his grandmother, held Winder House and other lands in Allithwaite, Flookburgh, and Gressingham, 2/3 of which were sequestered for her recusancy, and she died 2 years ago. He, as heir, ought to enjoy the lands, but cannot without an order. Begs examination of proofs of his title, and of her death, and if his claim be allowed, arrears since her death. 123 447
30 Nov. County Committee to examine and Brereton to report 27 139
22 March 1655. Claim allowed and sequestration discharged 23 1679
O.C.C. 158 413
159 229, 233
86 111
D. 86 109
159 227
L.C.C. 86 107
159 231
D. & L.C.C.
86 102
–105
159 269
–272
10 Nov. 1652. Thos. Fanshaw, of London, begs allowance of his title to lands and tenements in Midgehall and Badsbury, near Myerscough, co. Lancaster, sequestered for recusancy of the tenants. The title under which they claim is determined by the death of Edw. Tildesley, and the estate belongs to petitioner. 86 141
97
10 Nov. Referred to the County Committee and to Reading 17
86
388
95
20 April 1654. Fanshaw begs a speedy hearing of his cause; has long attended, and has only this estate to subsist on. 86 77
C. 33 320
86 99
D. 86 93
R. 86 85
H. 27 23
D. 159 265
L.C.C. 159 268
27 April. Claim allowed, unless cause be shown within a month 23 1602
13 June. Order made absolute, and petitioner to have the arrears from Tildesley's death. 23 1611

Richard Green, Bower House and Garstang, Co. Lancaster, and the Claimants on his Estate.

10 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
NOTE 71 130
C. 33 425
L.C.C. 71 11
Enquiry ordered about the claim of Lord President Bradshaw to lands at Stapley, co. Chester, sequestered from Rich. Green. 11 217
17 Feb. 1655. The estate found not to be discharged from sequestration. 30 98
21 March. The accounts of Rich. Wright, who has received the profits for Bradshaw, to be taken. 27 239
11 Oct. 1650. Dorothy, wife of Rich. Green, begs for herself and children the 2/3 of her husband's sequestered estate. Noted as ordered. 87 666
5 Aug. 1652. Rich. Green begs relief and certificate of proceedings before the Barons of Exchequer, his estate being seized on a false charge of delinquency, since Jan. 1650; also leave to receive his rents on security meantime. 87 682
5 Aug. Rice Vaughan is to send up copies of proceedings, and County Commissioners to take examinations, and certify whether he has an estate in any other county. 17 110
114
SUR. 58A 422 16 June 1653. Rich. Green begs to compound, being in the late Act of Sale, for lands in Garstang, value 20l. 13s. 4d. a year, and other lands. 87 664
P.R. 226 15
P.E. 226 19
R. 226 11
30 June 1653. Richard and Nich. Shuttleworth, John Leyburn, and Walter Strickland, co. Lancaster, beg to compound for their interest in the whole estate of Rich. Green, which is in the last Act of Sale [as co-trustees for Dorothy, his wife]. 117
226
439
17
2 Aug. First fine at 2/6, 21l. 4s. 5d. 226 34
23 Nov. Fine paid and estate discharged 24 1138

Lessees and Purchasers of the Estates.

Vol. G No. or p.
2 March 1653. County Committee for Lancaster report their lease to Nich. Shuttleworth of the sequestered estate of Rich. Green, of Garstang, for 36l. 5s., the highest rate offered. 159 199
P.E. 226 32
P.R. 226 33
D. 226 25
–27
R. 226 21
O.T.T. 87 643
27 July. Nich. Shuttleworth begs to compound on the last Act of Sale for houses, &c., in Garstang, &c., assingned to him by Rich. Green, of Little Nateby, co. Lancaster. 117
226
433
29
2 Aug. Second fine, 24l. 10s. 10d. 226 34
9 Aug. Fine paid and estate discharged 24 1117
O.T.T. 87 643 8 Sept. Discharge from sequestration of lands in Garstang forfeited by Green, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Art. Mallock. 18 905
2 Dec. The Committee for Compounding confirm a contract made by the County Committee, 4 October last, of Green's estate, co. Monmouth, to Nich. Shuttleworth. 25 261
28 Dec. Discharge of lands belonging to the Savoy Hospital, forfeited by Green and bought by Mallock. 18 910
O.T.T. 87 641 15 Feb. 1655. On a petition of Arthur Mallock, that Bower House and lands belonging to Green, purchased by him, are alleged properly to belong to the Savoy, and called Green's tenement in co. Lancaster, and that Shuttleworth refuses to deliver possession thereof, it was ordered by the Committee for Removing Obstructions, 8 February, that Shuttleworth's interest be allowed, on proof that he has compounded for the whole estate; order by the said Committee that the Committee for Compounding certify whether Mallock compounded for Green's whole estate or part, and he is to have what he compounded for. 101
117
619
391
22 May. Mallock complains to the Committee for Compounding that he has long waited, but has never been summoned to appear; having paid for his land in full, begs a hearing. 101
117
618
393
P.E. 117 395
NOTE 117 385
22 May. Reading to draw up an answer to the order of the Committee for Removing Obstructions of 15 February, and both parties to attend and be heard. 27
117
398
389
20 Feb. 1656. Report on his case sent in to the Committee for Removing Obstructions, detailing particulars of the estate sold and compounded for, being the jointure of Dorothy, wife of Rich. Green. 29
117
93
387

Edw. Albone, Wilshampstead, Co. Bedford.

11 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
Being sequestered, begs restoration of his goods on security, and examination as to the cause of sequestration. Granted. 62
11
5
222
10 Dec. 1651. Petition for settlement of his case, John Manley, the informer, giving out that it is dangerous to buy a small estate which petitioner wishes to sell, because it is sequestered. [See pp. 2082, 2083.] 62 4
10 Dec. Referred to the County Committee 15 126

James Anderton, Clayton, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. Begs for his wife and children, according to the late Act of Parliament, 1/5 of his estate, sequestered for delinquency. Granted. 63
11
481
224
23 April 1651. Anne, his wife, renews the petition, having had several orders of the Committee for Sequestrations and County Committee for payment, with arrears, but it is stopped by virtue of the late instructions. Begs order for payment. 63 437

Claimant on and Purchaser of the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
18 April 1654. Nich. Shuttleworth, of Forcett, co. York, the trustee for the children and creditors of James Anderton, begs discharge of the tithes of Euxton, co. Lancaster, the reversion of which, now fallen in, was granted to him and others in 1637 in trust by Anderton, but they are sequestered for his recusancy. 117 414
443
18 April. County Committee to certify and Brereton to report 27
117
5
413
4 July. He pleads that as the case cannot come to a hearing before the time of taking the tithes, which will therefore be paid in augmentations, the sequestration of the tithes may be suspended on security. 117 445
C. 33 370
117 429, 427
R. 117 397
H. 27 236
D. 117 409
412
4 July. Granted, and the County Committee are to keep the profits in their hands for 2 months. 27 88
18 Jan. 1655. Claim not allowed at present, as no claim was made from the sequestration in 1643 till 18 April last, but the parties to the deed of 1637 to be examined viva voce. 23
117
1661
407
20 March. Shuttleworth's petition renewed; the tithes in Euxton were settled for raising 1,000l. portion for the daughters, and for payment of debts; is summoned to appear in the case, but begs to answer before the County Commissioners, being very aged and infirm, and only acting because he is the sole surviving trustee. 117 406
20 March. He is to be examined by the County Committee for York. 27 341
27 July. Claim allowed on return of the examinations, and sequestration discharged, with arrears from date of petition. 28 16
O.T.T. 63 419
P.E. 238 94A
12 May 1654. Discharge of Clayton Hall and Manor, forfeited by Anderton, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Rich. Bell. 18 908

Thos. Birtwistle, Huncoat, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. Begs that his wife and children may have 1/5 of his estate till he clear himself of delinquency. Granted. 68
11
923
224

Purchaser of the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 68 925 20 June 1654. Discharge from sequestration of messuages, &c., in Church parish, forfeited by Birtwistle, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Wm. Darleston. 18 950

Thos. Clifton, Littlehome, or Lilham, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. He begs, according to the late votes of Parliament, 1/5 of his estate, sequestered for delinquency and recusancy, for maintenance of his wife and children. 75 239
11 Oct. Granted with arrears since 24 Dec. 1649. 11 224
18 Oct. Complains that the County Committee refuse to allow anything out of the impropriation [of Kirkham Rectory], which is part of the estate. 75 237
L.C.C. 158 326 18 Dec. Allowed a full 1/5 of the whole estate 10 284
27 Jan. 1653. Anne, his wife, begs confirmation of this order, which is not obeyed by the County Committee. 75 241
27 Jan. Granted 1/5 of the whole estate. 20 1171

Claimants on the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
L.C.C. & D.
161 71
–73
30 Dec. 1651. Lieut. Wm. Parr, of co. Lancaster, serving under Col. Ireland, begs allowance of two annuities of 30l. and 10l. granted him by Gervase Clifton, of Lilham, co. Lancaster, in Aug. 1650, in consideration of moneys due to petitioner and of 100l. then paid. The sums were charged on lands, late the inheritance of Sir Cuthbert Clifton, and now in the possession of Thos. Clifton, a delinquent, whose estate is sequestered; in expectation of the discharge of the estate, he has forborne to seek relief, but has power by his deed to distrain. 108 879
30 Dec. County Committee to examine and certify 15 157
5 Aug. 1652. He begs to receive the rents on security meantime 108 881
5 Aug. County Committee to certify 17 113
R.C. 25 271 21 Dec. 1653. Alex. Breres, of Marton, co. Lancaster, begs an order to the County Committee for his quiet enjoying of the moiety of the tithe corn, and grain in Newton-cum-Scales, co. Lancaster, which he claims by conveyance from John Breres, his father, and in right of Isabel, his wife, both since deceased. The Commissioners for Lancashire have sequestered the said tithes for the delinquency of Thomas Clifton, on pretence that the term in the lease under which petitioner claims has expired. 83 293
4 July 1654. Granted the tithes for 3 months on security 27 91
28 Dec. 1653. Elizabeth, widow and administratrix of Thos. Parker, of Bidston, co. Chester, petitions that her husband for divers years enjoyed the moiety of the tithe corn and grain arising in Newton-cum-Scales, co. Lancaster, by virtue of conveyances from Cuthbert Sharples, her father, and in her right, till the County Committee sequestered the tithe for the delinquency of Thos. Clifton, on pretence that the term in the lease which she claims had expired, and that the tithes had descended to Clifton; her writings establishing her claim having been detained till 2 months ago, the tithes have been received by the State. Being left administratrix with 12 children, she begs an order to the County Committee to satisfy her for the said tithes, or examination of her case. 109 923
28 Dec. County Committee to examine and certify 25 271
CERT. 95 605
O. 22 1485
4 Sept. 1655. Thos. Jolly, pastor of Altham, begs arrears as a proportion of payment of the 50l. a year granted him from Clifton's estates in Kirkham-in-Field, co. Lancaster, Altham Rectory not sufficing to all the charges on it, and therefore he has received no augmentation for 1¾ years. 95 604
4 Sept. The County Committee to pay him or to show cause 29 51

Lessees and Purchasers of the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
26 Feb. 1651. Thomas Marcer begs to contract on the Act of 21 Oct. 1653 for a lease of lands in Westby-cum-Plumpton, co. Lancaster, held from Thomas Clifton, whose estate is sold for his delinquency. 104 1
O.T.T. 75 225
231
O.C. 18 902
928
29 March 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Marton Parva and Lytham Manor, and houses, &c., in Kirkbam, co. Lancaster, forfeited by Thos. Clifton, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Maj. John Wildman. 18 824
O.T.T. 75 227 13 April. Also Clifton-cum-Salwick Manor, co. Lancaster 18 829
O.T.T. 75 229
O.C. 18 897
13 April. Also Westby Manor and lands, co. Lancaster. 18 829
Nov. 1653 ? Lawrence and Rich. Watmough each beg to contract for lands in Westby-cum-Plumpton, co. Lancaster, which they hold by lease, being part of the estate of Thos. Clifton, and by order of 21 Oct. 1653, 2/3 of the estates of recusants are to be sold. 144 290
292
Jan. 1654? And. Lentie begs to contract on the late Recusants' Act for lands in Westby-cum-Plumpton, which he holds by lease from Thos. Clifton, whose estate is to be sold for delinquency. 144 348
Jan.? Like petitions of John Colley, sen., and of William, Richard, and George Cowban. 144 426
–430
Jan.? John Johnson, of Kirkham, co. Lancaster, begs to contract for 2/3 of the estate in Kirkham, held from Clifton, and appointed to be sold. 95 647
Jan.? Like petition to contract for lands in Westby-cumPlumpton, which he holds as tenant to Thos. Clifton. 95 650
Jan.? John Sharples begs to contract on the Recusants' Act of 21 Oct. 1653 for lands in Westby-cum-Plumpton, co. Lancaster, part of the estate of Thos. Clifton, to whom he was lately tenant. 117 352

Claimants on and Purchasers of the Estate of Sir Christopher, or Chris. Lewknor, Chichester, Sussex.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.C.C. 64 951 11 Oct. 1650. Robt. Austen for Elizabeth and Frances, Lewknor's daughters, begs renewal of the order for an allowance of 1/5 of their father's sequestered estate, which was formerly granted, but the present County Committee of Hants deny payment without further order from the Committee for Compounding. 64 950
22 Jan. 1651. The children, being in great want, renew their petition for 1/5 of their father's estate in co. Hants. 136 39
22 Jan. Ordered, with arrears since Dec. 1649, unless the County Committee show cause to the contrary. 10 358
11 Oct. 1650. John Hooke, of Brumshott, co. Hants, petitions that being by deed of 1 Feb. 1641 legally interested, on behalf of Anne, wife of Thos. Hooke, and their children, in 2,000l., due from Christopher Lewknor, of Chichester, on his purchase of the Liss, co. Hants, which sum was secured by statute acknow ledged 1 Jan. 1640 by Lewknor, and 1,600l. being yet unpaid thereof, besides 400l. payable after the death of Anne St. Barbe, petitioner cannot extend the lands because of the sequestration for Lewknor's delinquency, and begs that he may be allowed to do so. 91 957
11 Oct. 1650. County Committee of Hants to certify 11 221
CERT. 167 509
115 1019
R. 115 1013
5 June. 1651. Anne, widow of Edward St. Barbe, of Whiteparish, co. Wilts, begs allowance of her annuity of 30l. granted her by [her father and brother] Richard Kingswell, sen. and jun., of Liss, co. Hants, in 11 James, and charged on their mansion house, which became sequestered last Ladyday for the delinquency of Sir Christopher Lewknor. 115 1011
1021
5 June. County Committee to examine and certify, Reading to report. 14
115
151

1017
20 May 1652. Annuity allowed, she making oath that she has not released it, and that it was never revoked by her father. 16 430
O.T.T. 136 47 6 Aug. Discharge from sequestration of Grove Farm, Liss parish, co. Hants, forfeited by Lewknor and bought from the Treason Trustees for Edward and Anne Hooke, in lieu of a debt of 2,000l. to Anne Hooke. 17 117

Alex. Osbaldeston, Osbaldeston, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. Begs that he may enjoy the third of his estate sequestered for his recusancy. Has never been in arms nor acted prejudically to the Parliament. Granted. 108
11
871
223
2 Aug. 1653. Begs confirmation of the leases made by the County Committee of the sequestered 2/3 of his estate, dated 1 Jan. 1652. Granted. 108
25
873
153
5 Jan. 1654. Begs to contract for 2/5 of his estate on the Recusants' Act of 21 Oct. 1653. 108 869
ACCTS. 238 95 5 Jan. Reference but no order 26 11

Edw. Standish, Standish, or Wooson, Co. Lancaster, and a Claimant on his Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. Elizabeth, his wife, begs confirmation of former orders of the County Committee for payment to her of 1/5 of her husband's sequestered estate. 120 773
11 Oct. Order that it be granted according to the instructions 11 223
SUR. 58A 522
P.E. 226 398
P.E. 226 399
D. 226 395
391
R. 226 389
18 Oct. 1653. Edward Standish, being in the late Act for Sale, begs to compound for his estate of Halewood, co. Lancaster. 120
226
714
393
28 Oct. Fine 22l. 4s. 226 390
10 Jan. 1654. Paid and estate discharged 24 1123

Katherine, Widow of Henry, Lord Stanhope.

Vol. G No. or p.
11 Oct. 1650. Reference to the County Committee on her petition to receive the rents, &c., of the manors of Bingham and Whotton, co. Notts, settled upon her by her husband as her jointure; and on return of their certificate, Reading is to examine and report. 11 222
11 Oct. On motion of Farewell, the petition of Lady Stanhope and Mr. Danby is referred to Brereton. 11 223
7 Nov. Deposition that her jointure is worth but 1,050l., yet during the wars she abated her tenants 2/3 of their rents for free quarters and taxations, and that there are many arrears due. 120 513

William Anderton, Anderton, Co. Lancaster.

15 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
Magdalen his wife begs allowance for herself and children of 1/5 of his sequestered estate. Granted. 63
11
442
224
P.R. 225 109
SUR. 58 115
P.E. 238 97
R. 225 103
–107
29 March 1653. He begs to compound for his sequestered estate on a proviso in the late Act for Sale. 63
225
429
111
7 April. Fine at 2/6, 924l. 238 96
18 Sept. Paid and estate discharged 24 1122

Claimants on the Estate of Richard Braybrooke, Long Crendon, Bucks, and Marleston, Berks.

Vol. G No. or p.
L.C.C. 121 235
147 99
15 Oct. 1650. Wm. Sumner, of Ashington [? Ashendon], or Donnington, Bucks, complaining that since he had a reference to compound for the estate of Rich. Braybrooke, the County Committee have let it without his consent to Henry Alnut, enquiry ordered. 11
121
225
237
L.C.C. 147 83
O.C.C. 147 81
10 July 1651. Sumner begs reference of his title to Lovenden Manor, Bucks, the 10 years' lease of which, dated 27 March 1642, he purchased for 500l. of Braybrooke, for whose delinquency it is sequestered, and petitioner dispossessed. 121 273
10 July. County Committee to examine and certify 14
121
200
239
17 April 1652. Braybrooke's estate at Long Crendon leased to Alnut at 50l. a year for 6 years. 14 787
24 March 1653. Summer begs order to the County Committee to permit him to receive the rents till satisfied his debt, for which Braybrooke entered into a recognizance of 1,000l., or reference of his title to counsel. 121 247
229
24 March. County Committee to examine and certify 25
121
24
227
D. 121 207,
225, 209
18 May. Sumner complains that since the above order, the County Committee have seized and sold his personal estate, worth 50l., on pretence of a debt due to Braybrooke. Begs return of his deposit of 50l. for the said goods. 121 223
245
18 May. County Committee to answer, and meanwhile to stay further proceedings. 25
121
70
222A
C. 147 78
L.C.C. 77 527
147 91
I. &
D.
147 95
77 529
19 May. Henry Alnut, of Weston, co. Oxon [and Ipston, Bucks], having by good assurance, dated 29 Oct. 1648, for 1,600l. in hand, and 150l. a year, purchased Lovegden Manor in Long Crendon of Braybrooke, who is since dead, complains that he is not allowed the benefit of his purchase; as Braybrooke was sequestered for recusancy only, the crime ought to die with him. Begs an order to the County Committee to certify. Granted. 77

25
77
515
526
75
525
NOTE 77 531
R. 77 521
H. 27 4
23 1597
C. 33 346
121 241
R. 121 213
D. 121 231, 243
24 Jan. 1654. He complains that he is distrubted in his possession, the County Committee threatening to levy 3 years' rent, and begs a short day for hearing. 77 510
24 Jan. Hearing ordered 25 291
23 March. The order requiring the County Committee to forbear proceedings against Sumner confirmed. 25
121
317
221
245
L.C.C. 165 221
147 75
27 April. The Committee for Compounding not being so satisfied as to give judgment in either case, direct the County Committee of Oxon to certify touching Braybrooke's delinquency, it appearing that he was sequestered 13 March 1647, but no fact of delinquency named. Mr. Bedford, the Commissioner for cos. Bedford and Bucks, to certify by what authority Sumner was ejected, and Alnut allowed to enjoy the estate, also the rent and term for which it was leased, and to receive the rents, &c., till further order; also to certify whether Braybrooke was not sequestered for delinquency as well as recusancy. 23 1602
9 May. Alnut begs a speedy hearing. Granted 77
27
508
43
H. 27 62 19 May 1654. The whole case as to the ground of Braybrooke's sequestration referred to the late County Committee of Bucks, or any two of them, Christopher Henn to be one. 27 50
P.E. 121 212 27 June. Sumner begs that the said Committee may be required not only to certify, but to send up their books, records, and to send Thos. Baldwin, who knows the whole truth of the case. By the instigation of Alnut, they returned Braybrooke as a recusant only. 121 211
27 June. The books ordered to be returned forthwith, and Baldwin summoned. 27 80
13 July. The books being sent are to be delivered to Fowle 27 91
D. 77 520 20 July. The Committee for Compounding are not satisfied as to Alnut's claim by virtue of the deed of 2 Oct. 1648, it not appearing but that the lands were formerly sequestered for Braybrooke's delinquency. Sumner is to prove his claim, and account with the auditor for what he has received out of the estate towards satisfaction of his debt. Meanwhile the County Committee is to receive the rents and profits. 23 1623
1 Aug. Alnut begs an order for examining witnesses for further proof of his title. Granted. 77
27
518
104
H. 27 144
150
C. 77 501, 503
D. 121 203
H. 27 202
19 Oct. Having examined witnesses to prove that the lands were never otherwise sequestered than for recusancy, and that he is clear from all manner of miscarriage concerning the records of the County Committee of Bucks, or their certificates, he begs perusal of the examinations, and allowance of his title. 77 505
9 Nov. Witnesses on both sides summoned, and a day fixed for hearing. 27 153A
14 Dec. Alnut's claim allowed, and the sequestration ordered to be discharged. 23 1652
R.C. 16 97
92 493
L.C.C. 92 497
146 429
D. 92 503
R. 92 489
D. 92 499–502
146 427
R.C. 25 102
92 399
L.C.C.
I.&D. 92 407
–412
146 489
–493
C. 33 315
92 406
D. 92 404
R. 92 395
4 March 1652. Hum. Hide, of Wick, Berks, begs discharge of the estate come to him by the death, in June 1651, of Richard Braybrooke, whose daughter Margaret he married, of which two-thirds were sequestered for Braybrooke's recusancy. 92 488
495
30 Sept. Claim allowed and sequestration discharged 19 1032
24 June 1653. James Heron, of Abingdon, Berks, and Wm. Keate, of Finmere, co. Oxford, beg discharge of the moiety of Fullescott Manor, co. Berks, leased in April 1652 by Margaret Hyde, widow, daughter of Rich. Braybrooke, deceased, to them for 14 years, in trust to pay Braybrooke's debts and portions for her five children, and the one she went with, if a daughter, of 300l. each; but 2/3 of the said lands are seized because she has refused to take the Oath of Abjuration. 92 401
420
27 July 1655. Claim allowed, with arrears from date of petition. 28 21

Claimant on the Estate of Rob. Cotton.

Vol. G No. or p.
15 Oct. 1650. George Foxcroft, merchant of London, begs allowance of 29l. 11s. from the manors of Huntington and Cheavely, co. Chester, sequestered for delinquency of Rob. Cotton, purchased by petitioner of the Trustees for sale of Dean and Chapter lands. 238 98
15 Oct. Noted as referred to Brereton 11 225
R. 238 99 12 Dec. On report, rent allowed and the County Committee required to pay it. 10 272

Pascoe and Nicholas Tresilian, Levan, Corn-wall.

15 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
15 Oct. 1650. Each begs to compound for his small [personal] estate, not being sequestered. 220 180
186
22 Oct. Each fined at 1/6, 3l. 6s. 8d. 11 234

Wm. Tucker, Brewham, Somerset.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 155
P.R. 11 225
D. 220 157, 160
R. 220 151
15 Oct. 1650. Begs to compound for delinquency. Was discharged of sequestration as being under 200l. in value. 220 154
22 Oct. Fine at 1/6, 135l. 7s. 8d. 11 233

John Upton, Selwich Lees, Kent.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 293
P.R. 11 225
D. 220 295
R. 220 289
C. 34 120
15 Oct. 1650. Compounds, being unsequestered, for delinquency in the late wars. 220 292
20 Nov. Fine at 1/6, 63l. 12 23

John Wallis, London.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 171
P.R. 11 225
R. 220 157 160
R. 220 151
15 Oct. 1650. Begs to compound for being in arms; laid them down and had a discharge from the late Goldsmith's Hall Committee on taking the Negative Oath, as being under the value mentioned by Parliament, but hears the discharge is not legal. 220 170
21 Oct. Fine at 1/6, 20l. 11 233
24 Oct. Information that he was in arms at Oxford and Woodstock, and was a captain–lieutenant. 253 47

Claimants on and Lessees of the Estate of Nath. BirkHead, or Birkenhead, Co. York.

17 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
Thos. Brewster begs the 3 or 4 years' remainder of a lease of East Hague [South], Kirkby parish, co. York, held from Nath. Birkhead at a rack-rent of 80l. by Col. Morrice, governor of Pontefract Castle, who was executed; it was seized on his death by Birkhead, and therefore the State injured. Has suffered much for Parliament, and is known to the Speaker, Lord General, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, &c. 141 568
17 Oct. 1650. Order that if the petition be true, the lease be sequestered and let according to instructions. 11 229
15 Oct. 1651. John Marsh, of Barnsley, co. York, begs the remaining term in the said lease on rent of 20l., beside the 80l. due to the heirs of Birkhead; is now in possession, and holds it for a year at 20l., but the County Committee cannot let it for longer. Is well-affected to Parliament, has been an officer, and brought in thousands of pounds. Begs enquiry into Birkhead's delinquency. 128 561
15 Oct. The estate to be let according to instructions, and Birkhead's heirs to make good their title. 15
101
50
259
L. 128 595
CASE 128 589
24 Dec. Edm. Watson begs confirmation of his estate in the said premises; the County Committee allowed Birkhead to re-enter, and he gave his interest in the premises to Alice, petitioner's wife, but it is contested in the names of [John] Marsh, attorney for Col. Lindsay, who married [Elizabeth] another daughter, and obtained through Col. Hen. Marten's influence an order for a lease to himself, pretending that the value is more than 80l., and that the surplus belongs to the State. With commendation of the case by Maj.-Gen. Lambert. 128 587
595
Note 128 563
572
7 Jan. 1652. Thos. Brewster petitions for the remainder of the lease of Hague House, South Kirkby, at 85l. a year [being 5l. above the present rent]. 128 567
593
7 Jan. 1652. The County Committee are to certify its value if let for 7 years. 15
128
171
569
591
L. 128 575 27 Feb. The inhabitants of Kirkby having certified to the County Committee the value of the premises, Brewster begs that he may not be longer hindered of his lease, not having spared life or fortune in the service of Parliament, abhorring private gain, and only aiming at the State's benefit. 128 565
27 Feb. Order repeated that the County Committee forthwith return their valuation. 16 76
Feb. ? Statement on behalf of Edm. Watson that the lease was granted by Birkhead to Col. Morrice, at 80l. a year; that Birkhead devised it to his youngest daughter, who married Watson; but Col. Lindsey, who married another daughter, sues for it, and John Marsh, his attorney, tries to get it sequestered, and then let to him. He has potent friends, Col. Hen. Marten and others. Watson begs not to be outed of his lawful estate. 128 589
1 March. Col. Marten states that a lease has been taken in his name, but only that the State may have the advantage. 128 573
12 March. Statement [by Bayley] of the case, and of an offer of a granddaughter of Brewster by his order to give Bayley and Leech 20 pieces of gold if they would obtain her the lease. 128 581
–586
15 March. Marten states that though his name is used, the tenant is really Thos. Brewster, a gentleman of known worth, for whom he desires favour, he having the Lord-General's interest. 128 379
1 April. Committee for Compounding send the County Committee the cases of the several claimants, and request them to report on the circumstances and merits of the case; Mrs. Lindsey offers 120l. a year, but they suspect ill practices, an attempt having been made to corrupt their officers. 16 252
L. 128 571 17 April 1652. Eizabeth Birkhead, alias Lindsey, begs return of the gold she has deposited in Leech and Bayley's hands for fees and better managing the business, which being wholly uneffected, there can be no fees, yet they refuse restitution of the money. No order. 100 1

Bridget Chorley, Widow, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.C.C. 74 441 17 Oct. 1650. Petitions that she has never assisted against Parliament, yet her whole estate is sequestered for recusancy; begs 1/8 of it for maintenance of her children. 74 436
17 Oct. Granted, unless sequestered for delinquency, and then only 1/8. 11 229

Claimants on the Estate of Rich. Chorley, Chorley, Co. Lancaster.

Vol. G No. or p.
17 Oct. 1650. Margaret, his wife, begs for her children 1/8 of her husband's estate, sequestered for delinquency and recusancy, with arrears from 24 December last. 74 434
C. 33 272 17 Oct. Allowed according to instructions 11 229
16 and 17 Dec. 1651. Bridget Chorley, spinster, complains that the County Committee have stopped payment of an annuity of 20l. granted her by her brother Richard, because the order did not state that it was only an annuity of 20l. from the estate of her brother Richard, sequestered for recusancy and delinquency, so that she has to live on charity. Begs its continuance, with arrears, having no other subsistence. 74
440,
438,
447
16 Dec. County Committee to certify and Brereton to report 15
74
136
449
L.C.C. & D. 160 427
–430
R. 74 445
238 99A
5 May 1652. The County Committee having returned their certificates, she begs reference of the case to counsel. Granted. 74
16
74
451
443
355
345
12 Aug. The County Committee are to pay her ⅓ of her annuity on proof that she has not released her interest therein, 2/3 to continue sequestered for her recusancy. 17
238
147
99B

Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 74 429 25 Sept. 1653. Discharge from sequestration of 2 houses in Chorley and Walton, near Liverpool, co. Lancaster, forfeited by Rich. Chorley, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Edw. Robinson. 18 821
O.T.T. 74 431 25 Sept. Also of all Chorley's lands in Chorley, Healey, Walton, Charnock Richard, and Walton-le-Dale. 18 840

Claimants on the Estate of Thos. Holder, Co. Notts.

Vol. G No. or p.
17 Oct. 1650. Katherine, his wife, begs allowance of the fifth of her husband's estate in co. Notts, sequestered for his delinquency. 91 743
17 Oct. Allowed according to the instructions 11 229
31 Oct. 1650. Gertrude Booth, widow, begs allowance of her title to ⅓ of lands in South Wheatley and Sturton, co. Notts, sequestered for the delinquency of Thos. Holder, to whom the reversion belongs after her death. 82 577
575
31 Oct. County Committee to certify the cause of sequestration, and Reading to examine her title. 10 198
19 Feb. 1651. Wm. Parker, of Littleborough Ferry, co. Notts, begs a seven years' lease of a farm in Littleborough, sequestered for the delinquency of Thomas Holder, which he and his predecessors have farmed for 34 years; it has been lately taken by George Sandeford, of Habestrope [? Hablesthorpe], co. Notts, who voluntarily collected money for the late King, and was never sequestered for doing so. Sandeford's lease is at 33l. a year, and petitioner is willing to give 34l., by reason that his wife is very ancient. Part of his farm is a ferry for horses, carts, &c., and he has lately made two new boats. 109 941
19 Feb. County Committee to certify 14 18

Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 91 747 23 Aug. 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Holder's farm, &c., South Wheatley and Sturton, forfeited by Holder, and bought by Sam. Taylor and two others from the Treason Trustees. 18 914
O.T.T. 91 745 8 Sept. Like discharge of Oswell Beck Soke and ferry, purchased by Sam. Taylor. 18 879

Claimants on the Estate of Thos. Woolfall, Woolfall, Co. Lancaster.

18 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
Wm. Woolfall, aged 8, great grandchild of Thos. Woolfall, begs discharge of the estate of his great-grandfather, who in 1624 entailed it upon his grandfather, father, and himself, and being charged with delinquency, appealed to the Barons of Exchequer; but before judgment, he died a fortnight since, aged 80, and the grandfather and father being dead, the estate now reverts to petitioner. 134 41
47
C. 134 59
D. 134 49
L.C.C. 159 19
24
D. 159 21, 22
18 Oct. 1650. County Committee to certify and Brereton to report. 10
134
191
45
20 May 1651. Woolfall begs that one of the County Committee, or some country gentleman, or Master in Chancery, may be sent down to Huyton, to examine the very aged witnesses who live there, and cannot travel a mile, for proof required by Brereton of old deeds executed 50 years ago, without which he cannot report. 134 39
53
R. 134 43 20 May 1651. Granted on oath of the weakness of the parties, petitioner bearing the charge. 14
134
127
51
3 Dec. Wm. Kinde, on behalf of his son-in-law, Wm. Woolfall, begs a speedy hearing, —having obtained a short leave of absence from his duties as a soldier, —and leave to receive the rents in the infant's name on security, as the child is deprived, for want of money, of the due education which his birthright requires. Noted, hearing ordered in course. 134 31
BOND 134 35 10 March 1652. Mary Woolfall, spinster, petitions that on 2 Feb. 1651, she took a farm, the sequestered estate of Thos. Woolfall, at the improved rent of 50l. 2s. for a year, supposing that by that time the estate would be cleared. Has been at great charge in repairing and fencing the house and mill, and made the premises worth 12l. a year, and finding they were not cleared, gave security to farm them for 7 years at the same rent. But during her absence, the estate being posted again, Rich Norris offered 60l. 15s. a year for the premises, and they were granted him. Begs on behalf of Wm. Woolfall, the infant, that her lease, for which she gave security, may hold good. 134 33
10 March. County Committee to certify what they know, and what has been done since they took the petitioner's security. 16 116
L.C.C. 134 55 13 April. Wm. Woolfall's deed allowed, and sequestration discharged, with arrears since date of petition, provided the County Committee are satisfied that the great-grandfather is dead. 16 302
D. 134 61 13 April. County Committee to enquire, and if they find the petition true, to put him in possession. 16 550
D. 134 57, 58 16 June. He complains that, this order notwithstanding, Rich. Norris keeps him out of the estate, on pretext of a lease thereof being promised him before the order of discharge. 134 38
9 April 1651. George Stokely, of London, begs discharge of the 1/8 of Huyton Rectory, co. Lancaster, which John Stokely, his uncle, bought for 3 lives, his own, and those of Elizabeth and George Stokely, the petitioner. John is dead, and Elizabeth sold her life interest to Thos. Woolfall, a delinquent, for whose delinquency it is liable to sequestration. Both are since dead. Lord Molineux, to whom it descends after petitioner, has taken a lease for one year, petitioner covenanting to free the same from delinquency of Woolfall, who had only interest there in during the said Elizabeth's life. 120 321
9 April. The County Committee to examine and Brereton report. 14 76

Sir George Palmes, Naborn, Co. York, and the Claimants on his Estate.

22 Oct. 1650. Vol. G. No. or p.
John and William Palmes, his younger brothers, petition the County Commissioners to allow their annuities of 36l. each on the sequestered estate of their brother at Naborn, being their necessary maintenance. Recommended to the Committee for Compounding, the County Commissioners having no power to allow annuities. 109 145
27 Nov. 1650. Petition renewed to the Committee for Compounding. Their deed being in Queen Elizabeth's time, and the witnesses very aged, they beg leave to prove it before the County Commissioners. 109 143
27 Nov. Granted, and the County Commissioners are to examine witnesses about the validity, sealing, and delivery of the deed. 10 228
14 Feb. 1651. Petition renewed. Their annuities were constantly paid, on proof before the County Commissioners, till stayed on the late general instructions; the witnesses to the sealing, &c., of the deed are all dead, but their death can be proved, also the constant payments, and the deed can be produced. Being very aged, and having no other subsistence, they beg reference to counsel. 109 138
14 Feb. Referred to Reading 14 10
8 July. Order that the County Commissioners examine their title to the annuities, their due receipt thereof, and the death of the witnesses to the deed. 14
109
194
137
8 Aug. Request that counsel may be heard on their behalf, on the late returns from the County Commissioners. 109 142
3 Sept. They beg reference of the returns to counsel, and speedy relief to save them from perishing, on being 70 and the other 60 years old. 109 151
3 Sept. Referred to Brereton 15
109
2
153
R. 109 147 2 Oct. Order on report that on Wm. Palmes proving that he has not released his annuity and has received it formerly, he be allowed the house and lands settled on him by the deed of 10 Nov. 1600, his own annuity of 24l., with arrears since March 1650, and 10l. a year increase of rent-charge since the death, which is proved, of his brother John. 15 39
14 Jan. 1652. On his request for the arrears due to his brother John before his death, and on his producing letters of administration to his brother, he is allowed the arrears from 25 March 1650 to John's death, 10 July 1650, of the house and lands granted to John by his late father John Palmes. 15 193
14 Oct. 1652. The Mayor, &c. of York, beg leave to prove the title of the poor of St. Thomas's Hospital to a rent-charge of 16l. on Naborn lordship, paid for 100 years, but lately refused, the estate being sequestered for delinquency of Sir Geo. Palmes, and to have the rent-charge meantime. 135 262
14 Oct. County Commissioners to certify and Reading to report 17 325
2 Feb. 1653. The County Commissioners having certified to the former payments, the mayor, &c., beg allowance thereof. Signed: Jo. Pickersgill. 135 260
2 Feb. Granted with arrears from December 1649 17 651
8 Dec. 1652. Sir George Palmes petitions the Committee for relief on Articles of War, for the benefit of the articles of York, having a certificate by the Earls of Leven and Manchester, and Lord Ferdinando Fairfax, that he was there at its surrender. By the 11th article, he should enjoy his goods and estate, yet they have been sequestered ever since, and are in the last Act for Sale, though he has not forfeited the benefit of the Articles. 109 131
C. 32 138 8 Dec. The registrar to state whether he has done anything to forfeit the benefit of his Articles. 109 129

Purchaser of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 109 125 22 March 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Naborn Manor, co. York, forfeited by Sir George Palmes, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Hen. Thompson. 18 811

Simon Robins, Wootton Basset, Co. Wilts.

Vol. G No. or p.
22 Oct. 1650. Deposition that he said he had a warrant from Major Latimer to press soldiers for the King, and that those who would not serve their King were rebels, and he hoped the King would soon be settled, and Parliament have no more to do. 171 211

Ferdinando, Son of Sir Wm. Huddleston, Millom Castle, Cumberland.

23 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
Information that he rode with his father to raise horse and foot for the King, commanded the troop as lieut.-colonel at the siege of Cockermouth, under Sir Phil. Musgrave, and rode his rounds with the guards, exhorting them to be faithful to the King. 94 239
23 Oct. 1650. He complains of the uncertainty of the charge, giving no date; requests the date, the names of witnesses, and an order to the prosecutor to put in bond to prosecute the charge. 94 237

Nath. Jones, Bridgwater, Somerset.

Vol. G No. or p.
C. 32 222 23 Oct. 1650. Reference to Reading of the petition (missing) of Nath. Jones, desiring to compound. 11 234
13 Nov. Nath. Jones begs an order to the County Committee to certify proceedings in his case, they having secured his estate 1½ years ago, on a bare information without proof. 95 241
13 Nov. County Commissioners to certify the cause of sequestration. 10 211
25 Dec. He begs that Wm. Gilbert, of Bridgwater, the informer, —who pretends an interest in his estate, procured its sequestration, receives 2l. out of the 12l. a year for which it is let, and has begun a suit in Chancery against him, —may not be allowed to take advantage in the suit of the sequestration, petitioner being unable to defend himself by reason thereof. With note of an order that he make oath that he is not worth 200l. 220 771
P.E. 220 773
83 290
D. 220 776
R. 220 761
7 Jan. 1651. On his making the required deposition, the case referred to Reading. 10
12
220
326
85
777
14 Jan. Fine at 1/6, 24l. 12 92
[14 Jan.] Complains of his fine for an estate of only 12l. a year, be being 60 years old. Also that his adversary Gilbert, who was a commissary and engineer for the late King, takes advantage of his trouble in respect of the Chancery suit. Begs to be freed from fine, not being proved a delinquent. 220 769
14 Jan. Fine reduced to 18l. 12 92
22 Jan. Nath. Jones begs leave to sell his crops and timber to pay the fine. 95 224
22 Jan. Granted, if it be paid within the proper time 12 102
SUR. 58A 319 25 May 1653. Nath. Jones begs to compound for his estate, which is surveyed and in the late Act for Sale. 220
95
768
126
R. 220 763 25 May. Referred to Reading 220 765
31 May. Fine on his report at 2/6, 120l. 220 764
16 Aug. He petitions Parliament. Was sequestered in 1648, and put from his spiritual estate on a charge of scandal, and Wm. Gilbert, a notorious delinquent, caused the sequestrators to take hold of his personal estate, to prevent his defending himself in Chancery, where, after 4 years' dispute, he obtained a decree against Gilbert. In the late Act for Sale, a copyhold, which he held in right of his wife, is also sequestered, to his utter ruin. Col. Pyne, M.P., will certify in his favour. Begs them to follow the Lord's example in doing justice and relieving the oppressed. 238 100
L.C.C. 238 102 16 Aug. 1653. County Committee to send up certified copies of proceedings on the case. 238 101
O.C.C. 238 103 Nov. ? Order on their report that the case be presented to Parliament, it appearing that the sequestration was for scandal as a minister, not delinquency. 95 164
9 Feb. 1654. He petitions the Protector to free him from oppression. Has cleared his delinquency before the Committee for Petitions; but being put in prison for debt, can neither prosecute his business nor satisfy his creditors. Begs stay of the sale of his estate. With reference to the Committee for Compounding. 95 162
23 Feb. Order in the Committee for Compounding that the registrar and auditor certify, and Brereton state the case. 25 300
R.C. 33 337 30 March. Nath. Jones petitions the Committee for Compounding. Was never sequestered for delinquency, but for scandal, but his brother Hugh was sequestered for delinquency. [See his case 6Feb. 1651.] Begs an order to the County Committee to certify. 95 167
L.C.C. 167 99 30 March. Col. [John] Gorges, the Commissioner, to certify the proceedings against both, that the truth may better appear. 27 18
R. 238 104
27 58
R. 238 105
L. 167 97
R. 238 106
11 May. Order that as Jones cannot procure copies from Col. [John] Pyne of the papers relating to his case, those transmitted to the Committee of Parliament for Petitions may be used as evidence. 27 44
9 Sept. 1656. Order in Council on report, that the Committee for Removing Obstructions are to allow a reprize to the purchaser of the copyhold estate held by Jones in right of his wife, copy hold estates not being subject to sale, according to former judgments of the said Committee. I 77 381
13 Jan. 1652. Anne, wife of Nath. Jones, begs her ½ from the estate, not worth more than 20l. a year, and sequestered 3 years ago, to her utter undoing. 95 149
13 Jan. Granted her full 1/5 unless cause be shown to the contrary 15 186
10 Feb. 1652. John Brent, who holds the reversion after Nath. Jones,—whose claim determines with the life of Wm. Gilbert, —of a tenement called Madekin Orchard, complains that by virtue of the orders of 22 January and 4 March 1651, Jones cuts down and sells the timber, to the destruction of his inheritance, and begs their revocation. 83 284
10 Feb. Granted, unless Jones show cause to the contrary in 14 days, no wood to be felled or sold meantime. 15
83
253
287
9 April. No cause being shown, the order made absolute 16 298

Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T.
95 325
19 Aug. 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Makin Orchard and Goodwin's Mead, Bridgwater, Somerset, forfeited by Jones, and purchased from the Treason Trustees by Rob. Coleby, London. 18 875
95 329 24 Dec. Like discharge of North Grove Manor, Mark parish, Somerset, bought by Coleby. 18 924
95 327 26 Jan. 1654. Like discharge of a house in Berrington and Wrinton Manor, Somerset, all bought by Simon Marriott. 18 928
95 321 19 Sept. Like discharge of Leak House and houses in East Brent, Somerset, bought by Coleby. 18 969

Wm. Swinburne, Sen. and Jun., Nafferton and Capheaton, Northumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
23 Oct. 1650. The father petitions that having resided sometime in the enemy's quarters, his estate is sequestered, and he cannot compound, being a Papist delinquent. Begs 1/5 of his estate for maintenance of himself and children. 121 397
23 Oct. 1650. Allowed according to instructions 11 234
D. 225 545
P.R. 225 549
R. 225 543
13 May 1653. He begs to compound on survey for the Fawns Farm, Kirkwhelpington parish, Northumberland, being in the late Act of Sale, and unable to compound for the rest of his estate. 121
225
396
547
31 May. Fine at 3/6, 100l. 14s. 6d. 225 544
25 July. Order by the Committee for Removing Obstructions, allowing the claim of Wm. Swinburne's younger sons, William, Thomas, Matthew, and Allen, to Halliwell House, Brancepeth parish, co. Durham, as demised in trust for them in reversion by Wm. Baxter in 5 Charles, but it is forfeited during the life of Wm. Swinburne, sen., being a delinquent. 68 611

Claimants On The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
31 Jan. 1653. John and Thos. Pye, sons and executors of the late Thos. Pye, beg allowance of a rent-charge on Swinburne's estate, bought by their late father, with arrears. 109 499
C. 68 619
L.C.C. 155 23
I.&D. 155 15
–19
O.C.C. 155 21
D. 68 605–609
615
C. 68 621,
617
33 379
R. 68 589
10 March 1654. Wm. Beckwith begs reference to counsel of his claim to Halliwell House, conveyed to him in February 1654, by Wm. Swinburne, jun., of Capheaton, for 21 years, for 800l., but it is sequestered for recusancy of Wm. Swinburne, sen., who lately died, and had only a life interest therein. 68 601
603
10 March. Referred to Reading 25 273
18 Jan. 1655. Order on report that the claim cannot be allowed at present, but the County Committee are to certify whether it was sequestered for recusancy of Wm. Swinburne, the father; and if it were not sequestered for recusancy or delinquency of the son, the claim to be allowed, with arrears since the petition. 23 1661
16 Feb. On further proof, claim allowed with arrears 23 1770

Lessees And Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
C. 117 361 13 Aug. 1652. Approval by the Committee for Compounding of a lease for 6 years by the County Committee to Rob. Shafto of 1/6 of Benwell coal mine, sequestered from Wm. Swinburne of Natterton. 17 163
O.T.T. 121 391 12 July 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Nafferton and Edlingham manors, castle, ½ a mill, Kirkwhelpington Farm, farms, collieries, &c., in Lowick parish, and Benwell, forfeited by Swinburne, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Col. Rob. Thorpe and 2 others. 18 851
O.C.R.O. 88 611 31 Aug. 1653. Hen. Widdrington, of Blackheddon, Northumberland, begs confirmation of a 6 years' lease by the County Committee of Durham, 16 April 1652, of Halliwell House, sequestered for recusancy of Wm. Swinburne, jun., rent 44l. having been at great charges on the premises. 133 35
L.C.C. 153 241 10 Nov, He begs an order to the County Committee to examine and certify the sealing and delivery of the said lease. Granted. 133
25
40
245
11 Jan. 1654. Lease confirmed, if granted according to instructions 25 282

John Abrahall, Ross, John Abrahall, Sen., Monkbury Court, and John Abrahall, Jun., Yarkhill, all Co. Hereford.

24 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 377
R. 61 85
220 373
D. 220 379
R. C. 14 198
John Abrahall, of Ross, begs to compound for delinquency 220 375
26 Nov. 1650. Fine 23l. 6s. 8d. 12 44
9 July 1651. Begs a continuance of his saving to compound for lands in Foy parish, co. Hereford, to which he cannot make good his claim, as the deeds are in possession of his uncle. 61 93
22 Jan. 1652. The Committee for Compounding have not received the depositions in the case, but require the County Committee to proceed on the testimony of 2 witnesses. 30 174
31 Aug. 1652. Note of his saving to compound for lands in Foy, in reversion after his uncle, Paul Abrahall. 12 515
L.&D. 157 335
–350
L.C.C. 238 108
108A
25 June 1651. John Abrahall, of Yarkhill, co. Hereford, being returned as a delinquent by the County Committee, begs leave to have his estate on security, and publication of the depositions against him, he being sequestered and able to prove his innocence. 61 91
25 June. Publication granted 238 107
14 Sept. 1653. John Abrahall, sen., of Monkbury Court, co. Hereford, begs restoration of Monkhide Manor, co. Hereford, from which he ejected his tenant Eleanor Younger, for waste and depopulation, but it is sequestered for the delinquency of her sub-tenant, Ant. Hammond. 61 98
14 Sept. John Abrahall, jun., begs payment of the reserved rent, with arrears, of the Greenhouse, Moukhide, Yarkhill parish, demised by the late Dean and Chapter of Gloucester to Hen. Hammond, and sequestered for delinquency of his grandchild Anthony; also an order for repairs of the buildings. 61 88
14 Sept. Both petitions referred to the County Committee, to certify on the matter complained of. 25 200

Stephen Brice, Witney, Oxon.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 232
P.R. 11 236
D. 220 234
R. 220 227
24 Oct. 1650. Compounds, not being sequestered, for being in arms for the King in 1643; deserted in 1644, and has lived peaceably since. 220 229
4 Nov. Fine at 1/6, 49l, 13s. 4d. 12 4

Dorsetshire Delinquents.

Vol. G No. or p.
24 Oct. 1650. Information that George Bowerman, Ile Brewers Church, Somerset, was in arms for the King at Taunton, &c. He has only a powder mill at Evershot, into which he has substituted George Strode, a captain in the King's army. 152 541
–549
That George Strode, son of Joan Strode, of Stockwood, was captain for the King.
That John Hardy, of Wolcomb, was with Prince Maurice in the West; he picked up a bullet shot from Lyme, near the Prince.
6 Nov. Order that all their estates be seized 11 282
19 Nov. Further information that Hardy corresponded with Prince Maurice, entertained the King's soldiers, and drank health to the party; that he had warrants from the governor of Sherborne Castle to raise money; sent plate to Bristol when it was a King's garrison; sent horse, men, and arms to the King, and caused bonfires to be lighted when Dorchester was taken by his forces. 10
90
214
507
C. 32 38 27 Nov. Hardy begs a copy of the charge and leave to examine witnesses. Granted. 90
10
512
237

London Delinquents.

Vol. G No. or p.
D. 238 109 24 Oct. 1650. Information that Thos. Tapp was in Edgehill fight, and then an artillery officer in Oxford, and that Wm. Sheares was gentleman of the ordnance for the late King in Oxford. 253 47
P.E. 220 253
P.E. 11 238
12 1
R. 220 249
30 Oct. Sheares begs to compound for goods and chattels value 10l. Having been in arms in the first war, his personal estate—consisting of books, some of which belonged to others—was seized by the late Camden House Committee. Having nothing to compound for, he did not apply to Goldsmiths' Hall, but on 11 October an officer came and secured some goods which are not his. Owes more than he can pay. 220 252
4 Nov. 1650. Fine at 1/6, 1l. 13s. 4d. 12 4
P.E. 220 365
P.R. 12 8
R. 220 361
7 Nov. 1650. Tapp begs to compound for being in arms in the first war; thought himself free, having taken the Oath and Convenant, and sworn that he was not worth 50l.; but on 11 October the City Commissioners secured his few goods. 220 364
26 Nov. Fine at 1/6, 7l. 12 44

Walter Faunt, Kingsthorp, Co. Northampton, and Staythorpe, Co. Notts.

26 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
D. 164 301
–308
County Committee send up depositions informing against him as a delinquent. 164 299
16 April 1651. He begs publication and a hearing of his case, the depositions from the County Committee being returned. 85 128
16 April. Publication ordered 14
164
84
295
C. 32 17 5 Sept. The County Committee of Notts threatening to sell his estate, he begs to receive his rents on good security, and not to have his estate disposed of and be adjudged a delinquent before hearing. Granted. 85
15
130
8

Francis Leake, Haughton, and Newark-on-Trent, Co. Notts.

Vol. G No. or p.
D. 164 297
P.E. 221 920
P.R. 12 105
107
R. 221 915
P.E. 221 909
P.E. 12 183
D. 221 911
913
R. 221 905
C. 32 97
34 30
26 Oct. 1650. The County Committee send up depositions informing against him as a delinquent. 164 299
27 Jan. 1651. Begs discharge for delinquency, or admission to compound at 1/6. Married early, whereupon his father settled some land upon his father-in-law, in trust for him and his wife; the trustee went into Belvoir Castle, whither petitioner repaired for payment of the annuity, his only subsistence; was told that the estate lying near Newark was destroyed; therefore took up arms for two years. Being lately come of age, is sequestered. 221 918
8 April. Fine at 1/6, 480l. 12 176
9 April. His father being dead, petitioner begs to compound at 1/6. 221 908
13 May. Former fine revoked, and a new fine set at 1/6, 2,352l. 12 206
207
16 Oct. Paid and estate discharged. 12 340
2 Dec. 1652. Certificate by the County Committee of Notts, that on 3 June 1650, John Weaver and Wm. Fetherston, of Southwell, co. Notts, discovered an estate of Fras, Leake, of Haughton, which was sequestered, and for which he then compounded, and paid in 2,352l. composition, and that the estate was not discovered before. 164 293
18 Aug. 1653. The petition of Weaver and Fetherston to Council referred to the Committee for Compounding. 170 244
7 Sept. Order in Council on report (missing) that the Committee for Compounding allow them 1s. in the pound on their discoveries. 170 348

James Troughton, Minister of Langwith, Co. Derby.

Vol. G No. or p.
26 Oct. 1650. The County Committee enclose depositions to prove that he boasted of having found a horse and arms for the King, and his denial of the charge, and request directions. 151 195
–199
9 Dec. They are ordered to seize and secure the estate, examine further, and give him leave to cross-examine witnesses. 30 28

Wm. Brown, Counsellor-at-Law, Co. York.

29 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
County Committee of York inform the Committee for Compounding that a charge of delinquency is exhibited against him which is not proved, and that Henry Frankland, of Stratford Langton, Essex, owes him 800l., and is a material witness against him, and should be sent for and examined. 71
10
393
263
9 Dec. 1650. Frankland summoned, and the County Committee to take further proof. 30 483
R.C. 10 327 7 Jan. 1651. Brown appeals to the Committee for Compounding against the charge, and begs order for a copy of it, with liberty to cross-examine witnesses. 71 896
20 Jan. Frankland pretending that he has paid the debt, the County Committee are to see that further proofs be taken. 80 483
18 June. 1652. Reference to the County Committee of Brown's motion for the benefit of the Act of Pardon. 16 568

Miles Button, Alcott Yeeld, Co. Worcester.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 221 364 29 Oct. 1650. He writes to Thos. York that the estate he wishes to compound for is Bishop's Holt, Allchurch parish, co. Worcester, which he holds for life only, value 15l. a year. 72 1
L. 72 3
D. 221 362
P.E. 12 20
R. 221 357
D. 72 6
19 Nov. He begs to compound on his own discovery for being seduced into taking arms for the late King. 221 360
6 March 1651. Fine at 1/5, 42l. 7s. 12 149
7 Sept. 1653. Being summoned by the County Committee to pay his fine, declares that he was never a delinquent nor compounded, and if any compounded in his name, it was without his knowledge; begs stay of proceedings. Noted as granted for 3 weeks, and Capt. Smith, who was solicitor in the case, is to show his authority. 72 5
14 Sept. Respite granted for a month 25 200
27 Oct. Order on his request to pay in his fine with interest, which he could not pay earlier, that he pay it to-morrow. 12 571
28 Oct. Paid, and estate discharged 24 1129

John Appleby, Worcester, Co. Worcester.

30 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 262
P.R. 11 238
12 1
R. 220 257
Compounds on his own discovery for a personal estate of 65l. Was never sequestered. 220 260
14 Nov. 1650. Fine 10l. 16s. 12 16

Miles Button, St. Nicholas, Co. Glamorgan.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 221 355
P.R. 12 1
11 238
B. 221 351
L. 72 4
30 Oct. 1650. Compounds, not being sequestered, for delinquency in both wars. 221 354
4 Nov. Fine at 1/6 3l. 6s. 8d. 12 4

Claimant on the Estate of Sir Edw. Charleton, Bart., Hesleyside, Northumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. Mary, Lady Charleton, his wife, begs for maintenance, according to the gracious favour of Parliament, the 1/5 of her husband's estate sequestered for delinquency and recusancy. 73 713
30 Oct. Ordered according to instructions 10 195

James Dugdale, Jun., Evercreech, Somerset.

Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 220 245
P.R. 11 138
30 Oct. 1650. Compounds on his own discovery. Was in Oxford during the siege. 220 244
R. 220 241 4 Nov. Fine at 1/5, 1l. 13s. 4d. 12 4

Claimants on the Estate of Sir Francis Howard, Corby, Cumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
NOTE 10 314 30 Oct. 1650. On the petition (missing) of Lady Mary Howard, his wife, desiring allowance of her fifth, it is granted with arrears from 24 Dec. 1649. 10 195
3 and 17 Dec. Order confirmed 10 237
277
24 Dec. Certificate that his estate is sequestered for recusancy and delinquency. 10 301
27 Jan. 1653. Mary, Lady Howard, complains that her husband's estate being all sold by virtue of the first Act for Sale, there is nothing left for her and 9 young children, unless they may be relieved from the rectory and tithes of Coniscliffe, Neasham, and Brierton, co. Durham, excepted from sale. Begs 1/8, thereof with arrears. Granted. 20 1171
3 Feb. Petition renewed 91 653
3 Feb. Granted, rectories and tithes being excepted from sale, with arrears from 24 Dec. 1649. 20 1172
4 March. Cuthbert Studholme requests repeal of this order, the tithes being granted to ministers. 91 634
19 Oct. Lady Howard beseeches allowance of the 1/5, it having been always allowed by the Committee for Compounding, Committee for Plundered Ministers, and all other powers acting under Parliament. 91 595
L.C.C. 91 591
150 187
150 190
19 Oct. Order that her 1/5 be first paid, and the augmentations to ministers paid out of the other 4/5. 20 1176
20 Dec. The County Committee of Cumberland representing that the whole tithes have been settled by the Committee for Propagating the Gospel in the 4 Northern Counties, by Act of 1 March 1650, and so paid for 2 years, they are reproved for not paying the 1/5, the augmentations notwithstanding, it being the relief ordered by Act of Parliament; they are ordered to despatch the matter and give no further trouble. 25 268
22 March 1654. On Lady Howard's complaint of non-complaince, order renewed; she is to be first paid, and if there be not enough left for the augmentations, a proportion is to be deducted from each. 20 1178
L.C.C. 171 169 1 June. On her further complaint, order renewed, and if [Mr. Archer], the County Commissioner refuses compliance, another will be substituted. 27 63
10 Oct. Order renewed, the Committee for Compounding being very sensible of the great delay in the case; Mr. Archer, the County Commissioner, to obey or answer the contrary. 20 179
Nov. John Archer desires to resign his office, as the ministers threaten lawsuits against any who obstruct their payment in full. Cannot pay the lady the tithes, never having received them, and advises that she should sue the ministers. 173 407
L.C.C. 150 192
D. 150 193
30 June 1652. Edw. Preston, farmer to the sequestered estate of Sir Francis Howard, begs allowance from his rent, having lost much by the invasion of the Scots last year, and spent much in repair of 2 mills that were greatly injured. 91 665
30 June 1652. He is to pay his rent as contracted, and if he is not bound to repair the mills, the County Committee are to do it, provided they do not expend more than a year's rent. 16 616
7 Aug. 1654. Wm. Parish, minister of Darlington, co. Durham, begs discharge from sequestration or from payment of 1/6 or any other charges on Coniscliffe Rectory, which in 1652 the Committee for Propagating the Gospel in the 4 Northern Counties settled on him for maintenance, appointing him minister; it is part of the estate of Sir Fras. Howard, delinquent, and was in the Act for Sale, but has been excepted. Noted as dismissed. 143 203

Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
Discharge from sequestration of lands forfeited by Sir F. Howard, and bought from the Treason Trustees, viz.:—
O.T.T. 91 549
O.C. 16 182
12 March 1652. Coniscliffe Manor and lands in Neasham, Brierton, Cleatlam, and Auckland, co. Durham, bought by Sir Thos, Cotton, Bart. 16 133
O.T.T. 91 547 27 Aug. Corby Castle and manor, Cumberland, bought by Gilb. Crouch, of Clement Danes. 17 156
O.T.T. 91 545 28 Sept. Also Thornthwaite manor, Westmoreland 17 338

Claimant on the Estate of Sir Edw. Nicholas, Co. Hants.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. Jane, Lady Nicholas, his wife, begs allowance for herself and children of 1/5 of her husband's estate in Hants and Wilts, sequestered for delinquency, with arrears from 24 December last. Noted, ordered according to instructions. 108 1

Lessee And Purchaser of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
10 July 1651. Edw. Greene, who has been active for Parliament, to be continued tenant of Nicholas' estate in Longparish, Hants. 108 5
O.T.T. 108 7 2 March 1652. Discharge from sequestration of Middleton Farm, Longparish, Hants, forfeited by Nicholas, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Edw. Greene and Chas. Trinder. 16 103

Sir Edw. Radcliffe, Bart., Dilston, Northumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. His estate, cos. York, Cumberland, and Northumberland, being under sequestration for recusancy and delinquency, Dame Clare his wife begs 1/5 for herself and children, with arrears from 24 Dec. 1649. Noted, ordered according to instructions. 136 461
6 Nov. Sir Edward petitions for 1/8 with arrears, the County Committee having suspended payment till it is confirmed by the Committee for Compounding. Granted. 136
10
507
203

Claimants On The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
28 July 1652. Gregory Butler, of Cumberland, begs renewal of an order of the Committee of Sequestrations to the County Committee, on his petition claiming certain lead mines, lead ore, &c., in Alston Moor, Cumberland, sequestered for the delinquency of Sir Edw. Radcliffe, Bart., by whom they were demised to him. Was plundered of his former order, and therefore it could not be executed. 72 60
28 July. Referred to the County Committee 17 62
Sept. ? Begs re-inforcement of the order and a speedy return 72 88
12 Oct. County Committee return that they find nothing annulling petitioner's title. 150 332
16 Sept. 1652. Hen. Stephenson, petitions the County Committee of Cumberland for payment from Ratcliffe's sequestered estate of 9l. 18s., the proportion of the assessment laid upon it when the surviving inhabitants of Keswick agreed to pay petitioner for cleansing the town after the late plague, and for want of which he would have to beg his bread in his old age. With certificate by Percival Radcliffe, then minister, and 3 others, being the committee appointed to lay on the assesment, to the truth of the petition. Also recommendation thereof by the County Committee to the Committee for Compounding. 150 105
107

Lessees And Purchasers of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1652. Registrar's certificate of leases to Thos. Kell, of Thornbrough estate; also to John Saunderson, of Ovingham, Farm, Northumberland, both sequestered from Sir Edw. Radcliffe. 32 101
O.T.T. 136 457 24 March 1653. Discharge from sequestration of Whenby Manor and lands in Skewsby, Dalby parish, co. York, forfeited by Sir Edw. Radcliffe, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Maj. John Wildman and Sam. Foxley. 18 836
O.T.T. 136 453 26 July. Like discharge of Dilston and Whittingstall manors, and numerous farms in Hexham and Ovingham. 18 857(2)
O.T.T. 136 447 Also of Aydon Sbields, Throckley, and Thornbrough manors, Northumberland, bought by Wildman. 18 836
O.T.T. 136 455
L.C.C. 150 319
19 Aug. Also of Alston Moor, Thornthwaite, Castlerigg, and Derwentwater manors, Cumberland. 18 869
28 Sept. Also of Coastly Manor, Hexham 18 892
O.T.T. 136 449 9 Nov. Like discharge of Barony Manor, and houses in Langley Manor, and of the mill and ferry at Haydon, Northumberland, bought by George Hurd. 18 903
21 March 1655. The Treason Trustees complain that the right to Haydon mill and ferry is contested on behalf of Sir Wm. Carnaby, as being his estate. 136 441
3 April. The opponents ordered to show cause within a month, or the sequestration will be discharged on the estate as Hurd's. 18 978
O.T.T. 136 451 12 Jan. 1654. Like discharge of Coastly, Langhope, and other manors, Hexham, bought by John Wildman. 18 923
C. 66 9 2 March 1654. Rich. Banks, of Weddop, Cumberland, prays confirmation of a lease of the estate of Sir Edw. Radcliffe, Papist delinquent, for 6 years from 25 March 1650; Major Wildman now claims it on pretence of a purchase at Drury House, which is only in trust for the use of Sir Edward Radcliffe. 66 8
2 March. Lease confirmed if proceeded in according to instructions. 25 306
REC. 143 408 19 July 1654. Wm. Hudspeth petitions that the County Commissioners of Northumberland contracted with Thos. Gibson and Cuthbert Blackborne for all the lands of Sir Edw. Radcliffe in Corbridge, rent 40l., for 7 years from 1651. Became their tenant for Hill Farm there at 10l. a year, and paid the rent to them, till by order of the County Commissioners it was paid to their agent, [John] Pye; yet petitioner is returned as in arrear, and his goods detained. Has the acquittances, and is in arms and far from home. Begs restoration of the goods and quiet enjoyment of the premises. Will pay anything that is found due. 143 407
R.C. 32 265 19 July. The County Commissioners to certify why they have returned him in arrear, to restore him his goods on security, and to forbear proceedings for 2 months. 27 94

Rob. Smith, Southill, Cornwall.

30 Oct. 1650. Vol. G No. or p.
P.E. 117 1296
221 295
30 Oct. 1650. His petition (missing) to compound, being sequestered 9 May, rejected, the time having elapsed. 12 1
14 Feb. 1651. He begs to compound for delinquency in the first war, his estate being but 11l. 6s. a year. 117 1297
P.R. 12 147 6 March. Petition renewed, being sequestered by the County Committee 1 February last. 221 494
R. 221 491 11 March. Fine at 1/6, 27l. 6s. 6d. 12 159

George Thorlough, Lodbury, Northumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. Begs allowance for maintenance of William, John, and Mary, his children, of 1/5 of his sequestered estate. Granted. 122
10
717
207

Claimants on the Estate of Nicholas Thornton, and Sir Nicholas Thornton, his Son (late), Nether Witton, Gallow Hill, or Riplington, Northumberland.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. Anne, Lady Thornton, his widow, begs for herself and children 1/6 of her husband's estate, long sequestered for delinquency and recusancy. 122 735
30 Oct. Granted according to instructions 10 195
18 Dec. She begs an order for allowance of her 1/8 as a recusant of rent-charges of 80l. and 40l. on the estate of Sir Wm. Widdrington, of Widdrington, Northumberland, left her by her sister, Ursula Widdrington, and by Wm. Ratcliffe. 122 605
728
P.R. 14 103 18 Dec. Granted since 24 Dec. 1649, if sequestered for her recusancy only. 10 281
1 Jan. 1651. Order confirmed, and a copy to be sent to the County Committee. 10 318
6 May. Her petition (missing) referred to Brereton 14
122
106
609
7 May. Wm. Fenwick, of Wallington, trustee for her children, begs allowance of the 40l. a year purchased by Wm. Ratcliffe from Sir Wm. Widdrington in 1642, and settled on him 15 Sept. 1649 in trust for the children. 122
86
607
372
7 May. County Committee to examine the title and certify, and Brereton to report. 14 110
25 March 1652. Lady Anne Thornton and John Thornton, the son and heir, beg examination by the County Committee, and reference to counsel of a deed by which, in 1633, on Lady Anne's marriage with Sir Nich. Thornton, he settled on her after his own life the manors of Nether Witton and Windgates, and other lands in jointure, with reversion to his son John. These they ought to have enjoyed since his death, October 1647, but are kept out of them by sequestration for his delinquency, which ought not to continue after his decease. 122 597
737
L.C.C. 122 601
D. 122 601
–603
C. 122 621
D. 122 611,
617, 619
C. 32 179
122 613,
595, 615
R. 122 583
25 March. County Committee to certify and Reading to report 16
122
221
599
1 Sept. 1653. On report, claim allowed, Sir Nicholas having only a life interest in the estate; County Committee to enquire whether Lady Thornton is convicted of recusancy, in which case they are to continue the sequestration of 2/3 of her jointure, if not they are to discharge the whole estate, with arrears since the petition of 25 March 1652; but if she be a recusant, she is only to have the arrears of ⅓. 19 1116
1 Sept. The Committee for Compounding order Wm. Fenwick, guardian of John Thornton, to see that he is brought up in the Protestant religion. 19 1117
L.C.C.& D. 115 647,
& D. 549–551
R. 115 653
654
C. 115 657
D. 115 655
659
R. 115 637
21 May 1651. Cuthbert Sapwith, of Grays Inn Lane, or Andrew's Holborn, Middlesex, begs reference to counsel of his right to lands in Riplington, Whalton, &c., Northumberland, sequestered last February by the County Committee as belonging to [Nich. or Rob.] Thornton and [Edw.] Gray, Papists, but held by petitioner before the late wars. 115 643
21 May. Referred to Reading 14 129
20 June. Petition renewed that the sequestration may be discharged. 115 635
20 June. County Commissioners to certify the cause of sequestration, and Reading to report on the title. 14
115
172
645
21 May 1652. Thos. Anderson and Hen. Jolly, citizens and innholders of London, beg discharge on the Act of Pardon of lands in Riplington, bought by Sapwith in 1643 of Edw. Gray and Nich. Thornton, and by him sold to petitioners, who have always been well-affected. 115 641
4 Nov. Order on report that the deed of 1643, on which Sapwith claims, cannot be allowed on the present proof. 19 1041
30 Nov. 1654. Sapwith petitions that Nich. Thornton being dead, and his own title well known to the County Committee, they on 29 April 1652 ordered the tenants to pay him their rents, but he cannot enjoy them without order of the Committee for Compounding. He begs further examination, and allowance of his title, with all arrears. 115 634
30 Nov. Reference to the County Commissioners and Brereton 27 139
12 Nov. 1651. Hen. Lambton, of Lambton, co. Durham, begs discharge of an annuity of 20l. bought from Sir Nich. Thornton for 250l. in 1642, and settled on lands in West Thornton, Northumberland, now sequestered for Thornton's recusancy. 99 425
12 Nov. Referred to County Committee and Brereton 15 80
11 March 1652. John Sansom, of Twizel, Northumberland, begs allowance or examination of his title to an annuity of 8l., sold him in 1636 by the late Nich. Thornton for 100l., with clause of redemption on repayment, but nothing has been paid; Thornton becoming a delinquent, the estate is sequestered, and the County Commissioners will not allow the annuity without order. 115 614
623
L.C.C.
& D.
115 626
–631
R. 115 617
11 March. Referred to the County Commissioners and Brereton 16 123
15 June 1653. Sansom begs reference of the return of the County Commissioners to counsel. Granted. 115

25
615
621
95
6 July 1654. Claim allowed on report; if the estate is sequestered for delinquency, the whole annuity is to be paid, if for recusancy, 2/3, with arrears from date of petition. 23 1621
R.C. 16 176
122 563
L.C.C. 122 565
D. 122 574
R. 122 555
23 March 1652. Hen. Thornton, of Nether Witton, Northumberland, begs allowance of his title to a rent-charge of 4l. a year on Gallow Hill, Northumberland, granted by Henry Thornton of that place, and Nicholas, his son, by their indenture of 27 Dec. 1629, for 50l., to Wm. Radcliffe, who, by will dated 22 Oct. 1647, bequcathed it to petitioner, his nephew. The estate, since Radcliffe's death, has been so entangled with debts that petitioner cannot reap the benefit of his bequest. It is now under sequestration. 122 561
768
17 Nov. Claim allowed, and sequestration discharged 19 1137
23 March 1652. John Witham, of Cliff, co. York, and Jane, his wife, relict of Nich. Thornton, petition for allowance of their title to a rent-charge of 4l. a year on Milborn, Northumberland, settled by Nicholas Thornton by indenture 15 Oct. 1634, for 50l., on Wm. Radcliffe, who, by his last will, dated 22 Oct. 1647, bequeathed it to Jane, his sister, whom he made his sole executrix. They have not been able to reap the benefit of their legacy, because of the debts charged on the land. 131
238
277
109A
L.C.C. 238 109c
C. 238 109D
23 March 1652. Referred to the County Committee 16
238
174
109D
L.C.C. 172 64
I.&
D.
172 55
–58
10 June 1652. Gerard Newman, of Meldon, Northumberland, begs allowance, with arrears, of his annuity of 4l., charged by Nich. Thornton on lands in Gallow Hill, in 1635; was permitted to enjoy it by order of the County Committee in 1647, on production of his deed, yet the present County Committee refuse it. 107 367
10 June. The County Committee to examine and certify 16 525
15 June 1653. He begs reference to counsel of their certificate, Granted. 107
25
357
95
R. 238 109E
C. 238 109F
C. 32 197
122 721
–576
17 Feb. 1653. George and Micheal Collingwood, of Todburn, Northumberland, beg allowance of their annuities of 6l. and 12l. a year from lands in Kirkely and Todburn, sequestered for the delinquency of Sir Nich. Thornton. They claim by deeds dated 10 May 1635 and 10 Dec. 1641 122 721
17 Feb. Referred to the County Committee 17 689
R. 86 261
L.C.C. 86 279
C. 33 326,
354, 391
86 284
281
27 Sept. 1653. Edw. Fenwick, of Stanton, Northumberland, begs discharge of a house with lands in Milborn, which Nich. Thornton sold in 1644 to Sir Fras. Howard and Sir Nich. Thornton, in trust for Mich. Gascoyne, who sold it to petitioner, but it is sequestered for recusancy of Nich. Thornton, though he is dead. 86 277
319
27 Sept. County Committee to examine and Reading to report 25
86
176
275
1 Feb. 1655. Order on report that the claim be allowed and sequestration discharged, with arrears from date of petition. 23 1665
17 Feb. 1654. Wm. Anslow claims for Leonard Thornton, orphan, his ward, who is a Protestant, tenements in Milborn, and all the lands of the late Nicholas Thornton, Northumberland, sequestered for recusancy, and begs to prove the title. 140 411
17 Feb. Referred to the County Committee 25 272

Purchaser of The Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 122 549 20 July 1654. Discharge from sequestration of houses, lands, collieries, &c., in or near West Thornton and Kirkley, Northumberland, forfeited by Sir N. Thornton, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Gilb. Crouch. 18 954

Henry Widdrington, Butteland, Northumberland, and the Claimants on his Estate and that of his Grandfather, Sir Ephraim Widdrington.

Vol. G No. or p.
30 Oct. 1650. Isabel Widdrington, his wife, begs 1/5 of her husband's estate for maintenance of herself and children, with arrears from 24 Dec. 1649. Noted, ordered according to instructions. 133 79
6 Nov. Henry Widdrington, being adjudged a delinquent, petitions along with Henry Errington and Thos. Rutherford for like allowance on their behalf. 84 1013
10 Nov. 1650. Granted with arrears 10 203
17 Feb. 1652. Mary, Dorothy, and Catherine Widdrington, the daughters, renew the petition for allowance of their 1/5. 133 77
17 Feb. Granted, with deduction of taxes and charges 16 26
22 March 1654. The daughters, Mary and Dorothy, beg another order to the County Committee for their payment, which is refused, and as yet they have received nothing for maintenance. Noted, the Committee for Compounding have no power by the order of 10 Feb. 1654 to grant fifths to the wives and children of delinquents, and therefore can do nothing as to this petition. 133 34
C. 133 71
D. 133 67
69
R.C.C. 15 246
133 63
R. 133 59
5 Feb. 1652. Ephraim Widdrington, of Ritton, Northumberland, begs allowance with arrears of an annuity of 20l. on lands in Northumberland, settled on him 15 Charles by his grandfather, Sir Ephraim Widdrington, who died 3 years since, but sequestered for delinquency of his brother Henry. Has attended the County Committee, who cannot allow it without order. 133 65
73
9 April. Order on report allowing his claim, but he is only to have 1/8 of the annuity, and of arrears from 24 Dec. 1649, because he has refused to take the Oath of Abjuration. 16 289
10 Feb. 1652. Catherine, widow of [Benj.] Widdrington, begs payment of her 1/8 from Butteland and other lands, co. Northumberland, allowed by the late Committee for Compounding; the lands being sequestered for recusancy and deliquency of Henry, her son, it has been lately refused on general instructions. Is 80 years old and very infirm. 133 87
10 Feb. County Committee to certify the cause and date of sequestration, &c. 15 254
25 April 1654. Granted her ⅓ of the lands, which are hereby discharged from sequestration, with arrears since her petition. 23 1600
10 June 1652. Wm. Widdrington, of High Birkhead, begs allowance of a grant made to him by his father, Sir Ephraim Widdrington, on 26 July 1624, of lands in High Birkhead, which are now sequestered by the County Committee as the estate of Hen. Widdrington, grandchild and heir of Sir Ephraim. 133 93
10 June. The County Committee are to examine the deeds and cause of sequestration. 16 523
1652 ? Hen. Widdrington, of Blackheddon, begs an order to the County Commissioners to permit him to enjoy the Steele hamlet and lands in Brumup and Langley, Northumberland,—leased to him in 1640 by Hen. Widdrington, of Butteland, and sequestered for his delinquency,—or examination of his claim thereto. No order. 133 42
C. 131 281 17 Feb. 1653. John Witham, of Cliff, co. York, and Jane his wife, sister and heir to John Radcliffe of Nether Witton, petition for allowance of their title to a rent-charge of 8l. a year on West Caldecotts and other lands in Northumberland, granted by Gilbert Errington, late of Ponteland, Northumberland, by indenture of 11 October, 15 Car., for 100l., to John Radcliffe. The said lands are since come to Henry Widdrington, and for his delinquency are sequestered. 131 301
17 Feb. Referred to the County Committee 17 688
21 Dec. 1653. Hen. Widdrington, of Butteland, begs an order to the County Committee to reimburse him 50l. charges, which he has spent in defending his right at law to his sequestered estate against Wm. Charleton, who claims part of the estate, or to be allowed to prove the particulars. 133 48
21 Dec. 1653. County Committee to take examinations thereon 25 271
22 March 1654. No return having been made on this order, it is renewed to Hen. Horsley, the present sub-commissioner of the county. 25 319
16 Sept. 1653. Ursula Mountney, of Stone Croft, Northumberland, widow, late Ursula Widdrington, begs payment of her annuity of 4l., with arrears, granted her by Hen. Widdrington, of Butteland, in 1637, on his lands in South and North Butteland, which she duly received till the County Commissioners stayed it. 140 254
16 Sept. The County Committee to examine and certify 25 176

Purchasers of the Estate.

Vol. G No. or p.
O.T.T. 133 177 9 Nov. 1653. Discharge from sequestration of North Seaton House, &c., Woodhouse parish, Northumberland, forfeited by Widdrington, and bought from the Treason Trustees by Sam. Foxley. 18 948
O.T.T. 133 175 21 July 1654. The rents, withheld on the plea that the estate was sequestered as belonging to John, brother of Henry Widdrington, ordered to be paid, and John Widdrington is to make out his title to the lands. 18 960
O.T.T. 133 167 14 Nov. 1654. Like discharge of Ritton Colt Park, Birkhead, and East and West Caldecotts, Hartburn and Ponteland parishes, Northumberland, bought by George Hurd of London. 18 966

Claimant on the Estate of Rob. Harris, Co. Devon.

Oct. 1650 ? Vol. No.G No. or p.
Rich. Candish, of Plymstock, Devon, begs to compound for Staddon Field, Plymstock, worth 45l. a year, sequestered for delinquency of Rob. Harris, now aged, who with his late brother John are bound to petitioner in 200l. for payment of 100l. debt, and then to extend the land for the debt. No order. 72 763