Henry VIII: July 1523, 16-31

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Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, Volume 3, 1519-1523. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1867.

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July 1523

16 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 43 b. B. M.
Has given a warrant to Geo. Lawson for the payment of the three gunners whom Grey has had this year in Wark castle, from 12 Sept., when Dacre took abstinence with Albany, to the day when Surrey sent soldiers to the castle, deducting certain sums for wages advanced, and for rye, malt, and wheat supplied to them. Asks him to pay the board wages to those to whom they owe money, and give them the remainder. Whereas Surrey has sent lord Ogle to the castle with 100 men, Grey may be sure it will be no harm to him when peace shall come. Harbottle, 16 July 15 Hen. VIII.
P. 1. Headed: Copie of a lre to Sir Edward Grey of Chillingh[am].
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 41. B. M. 3181. The BORDERS.
Memorandum of misdemeanors in Northumberland.
Nic. Thornton, of Witton, took Hodde Hall, a Redesdale man, in North-umberland, riding and stealing. John Brown, of Windyats, Rauf Brown, tenants to Thornton, Berte Snawdon, and a man called "the gared tailor," his servants, were taken by the Ogles stealing in Northumberland. Sir Wm. Lisle took John and Rauff Hall, Riddesdale men, and let them go. Kissop, servant to Sir Wm., was taken stealing by the Ogles. Hoge Fenwik, of Attercops, keeps Wille Aynseley, a Scot, eight days every month. Thom Brown, of the Cotewalles, stole the prior of Tynmouth's horse, and his brother was kept in prison till it was restored. Thos. Foster, marshal of Berwick, took Wm. Cokson, of Ellisden, and another Riddesdale man. Wm. Swinburne, of Captheton, took Hen. Yurrey, of Tyndall, at the breaking of Morpeth Castle. Thos. Langton, of Langle, took certain Tyndale men stealing, and let them go.
P. 1.
16 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 44. B. M.
16 July ao XV. Mem. That by command of Nic. Thornton, of Witton, Sir John Dicson, friar of Hall Abbey, went to John Bowman and others, asking them for bills of complaint against Dacre, which they refused; whereon Thornton procured their bills, and those of others, offering to Bowman a cow.
16 July.
R. O.
Has spoken with the King respecting Darcy's patent with respect to Vavesar. Master Solicitor and Darcy's counsel say it is invalid, because of lord Marney's former grant. Has also spoken with Vavesar. Hopes soon to get the King's letters touching lord Mountegle's matters. As to the anchoress, Master Chancellor is content "that ye put her in." Wishes to borrow Darcy's "brache, for to kill a buck or two this summer." London, 16 July. Signed.
Pp. 2. Add.
16 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 51. B. M.
Thanks him for his activity and courage shown in the goodly enterprises, rodes and excourses he has made, both while Surrey was in the North, and since his return. Greenwich, 16 July. Signed.
P. 1. Add.
16 July.
Vit. B. V. 195. B. M.
Thanks him for showing himself a true son of the Church in these unhappy times. Begs him to come [to its assistance]. Desires credence for Silvester. [Rome], 16 July 1523.
Lat., vellum, mutilated. Add.
16 July.
R. O.
Receipt, dated 16 July, by Robt. Draper, captain of the Nicholas Draper, of 14l. 18s. 8d. from Thos. Hatteclyff, for the victualling of 112 men for 14 days, at 16d. a week, from 4 July to 18 July 15 Hen. VIII. Signed.
17 July.
R. O.
One Swift and others, supported by the lord of St. John's, are making great suit for the special livery of certain of young lord Montegle's lands in Horneby, worth 120l. yearly. Mr. Husye and Starkey have attended at the debating of the titles before the Chancellor, and the case is fixed for the next assizes at Lancaster, on Monday after the Assumption, when inquiries will be held before the Escheator. Is employing the best counsel in London, and hopes to bring this matter, and the lordship of Tasseley in Cheshire, to a good end. Showed Hussey all that was done. Expects he will write to Darcy. Lord Montegle's adversaries prayed the King to remove Starkey from the office of sheriff, saying they could not have justice while he held it. Showed the King that my Lord and they came of two brethren, and they had more kinsmen in the county than he had, so that it was a greater danger to make an indifferent panel for my Lord than for them. On hearing this, the justices at Lancaster swore him in to the office. Asks Darcy's favor for the bearer, who says he is greatly wronged by the officers of the honor of Pomfret. Thanks him on behalf of his kinsman John Hake, who shall be at Darcy's commands when he needs more company for his chapel. London, 17 July.
Hol., p. 1. Add.
17 July.
S. B.
3188. For JOHN RYECARD, clk.
To be Master of the Rolls in Ireland. Del. Westm., 17 July 15 Hen. VIII.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 12.
18 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 37. B. M. Hearne's Otterb. 576.
Has received his letter touching the new elect prioress of St. Bartholomew's, Newcastle; and taken copies of those to Mr. Clyfton, the Cardinal's commissary, in behalf of the same and the abbot of Newminster; also of the register of possession had by the bishops of Durham, weighing much "against our title." Gives an account of the foundation of their order in England, and how the nuns, to escape discipline, had slipped from their jurisdiction, and placed themselves under the ordinaries, who made them pay heavy fees. For the sixty years he has been professed at Fountains, the nuns of St. Bartholomew have been under the jurisdiction of Newmynster. Remembers when Dr. Schyrewod was made bishop of Durham, and was absent at Rome, Dame Joan Baxter was created prioress by Charleton abbot of Newmynster. Thinks it not worth while, however, to strive with the Cardinal, but suffer the nuns of Newcastle "to trip and dance in the same trace that all other their sisters have done." Hears a good account of this young sister elect, and would not have her removed. Fountains, 18 July. Signed.
18 July.
S. B.
Livery of lands as s. and h. of Hen. lord Clifford. Del. Westm., 18 July 15 Hen. VIII.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 5.
20 July.
R. O.
Warrants by the earl of Surrey to Thos. Hattecliff, of 20th July, ordering him to pay Chr. Thwayts 56s. 2d. for repairs done to the ordnance of the Mathew, of Newcastle. Of 10 Aug., to allow Richard Paxford and sixty men conduct money from London to Newcastle. Of 20 Oct., the same for Chr. Coo. All dated Newcastle, 15 Hen. VIII.
20 July.
R. O.
Receipt of Nicholas Elys for 33s. 4d. for lord Darcy's half year's fee to Mr. Bonham, due Easter 14 Hen. VIII., 33s. 4d. for Mr. Burgoyne, 10s. for Mr. Jenour, and 60l. 9s. 10d. in ready money. 20 July 15 Hen. VIII.
21 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 45 b. B. M.
Has written to the abbot of Fountains about Wolsey's interest in the election of a prioress at the nunnery in Newcastle, but has not heard from him. As the time is short, recommends him to come hither, and attend to the election, according to Wolsey's rights, asking him to be favorable to the elect prioress. Will reimburse him his expenses; but the house will be hard pressed by the costs for the confirmation of the election. Newcastle, 21 July 15 Hen. VIII.
P.1. Headed: Copie of a lettre to maister Clifton.
22 July.
Bradford, 73.
Met with Bourbon, 3 July, at Monbrison. He is ready to declare himself an enemy to France, but thinks the articles proposed by the king of England unreasonable. In conclusion, however, he consented to do whatever the King wished. Promised that the Imperial army should enter France before 31 Aug. He wishes to have 10,000 lanceknights and 100,000 crowns for their pay. Has drawn for one half on Moquerra, the other on the abbé de Nagera. Has sent information of all he thought needful to England. Bourbon has made friends of many rich people. Has treated with Bourbon according to the secret articles with which he was charged. He will take in marriage madame Eleanora or Katharine, but would greatly prefer the former. Genoa, 22 July.
23 July.
Add. M.S. 24,965. f. 38. B. M.
Asks him to be at Newcastle at supper on Sunday, and to bring with him all the books of indictments. Barnard Castle, 23 July.
P. 1. Headed: Copy of a letter fro my lorde of Surrey by post. Add.: To myn owne lord Dacre.
24 July.
R. O.
Orders him to pay [2,000] mks. to John Je[nyns], on a prest for wages of ships to be sent into the narrow seas. At the Black Friars, 23 July 15 Hen. VIII. Signed.
Below is Jenyns' receipt for the amount. 24 July 15 Hen. VIII.
24 July.
S. B.
Commission, as chief justice of North Wales, steward of the lordships of the Holt, Bromefeld and Yale in Chirklond, and steward of divers lands of spiritual and temporal persons within the realm, to assemble the King's tenants and others in cos. Anglesea, Carnarvon, and Merioneth, N. Wales, in the said lordships, in the borough of Southwerk, Surrey, and in all lordships of which he is steward, and muster them for war. Del. Westm., 24 July 15 Hen. VIII.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 4.
25 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 45 b. B. M.
3198. DACRE to SURREY.
Sends a letter from a servant of his, with news of what was concluded by the lords of Scotland at their last sitting. The news that he says he had from Sande Trotter was really from lady Hamilton. After leaving Surrey, sent his spy, Arras, another way, but has not yet heard from him. (fn. 1) Has written to his servant to remain on the East Borders till he hears what the lords conclude next Monday, and Surrey shall hear from him tomorrow week. Wishes to know if his said servant shall go to Surrey or write to him, and whether he shall stay on the East Borders now Dacre is at home. Asks for a safeconduct for his servant Thom Scott, "for twice going into Scotland for the ransoming of such of my servants as are taken prisoners there." Harbottle, 25 July 15 Hen. VIII.
P. 1. Headed: Copie of a letter, &c.
25 July.
R.MS. 14 B. XXIII. B. M.
3199. BERWICK.
Remainder of grain and provisions in the hands of William Pawne, after the great invasion, 25 July 15 Hen. VIII.
A paper roll. Signed by Pawne and Hattecliffe. Endd.
26 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 46. B. M.
3200. SURREY to DACRE.
Received his letter this afternoon, and had similar news from one of his spies two hours after. Asks him to come to him on Wednesday and stay Thursday, as he has matters of importance to consult him about, and will do nothing without his advice. Will go with him to his quarters if he may. Wishes his servant to stay in those parts that he may send news. Will see to his expenses. Sends the safeconduct for Tom Scott. Newcastle, 26 July. Signed.
P. 1. Add.
26 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 47. B. M. Hearne's Otterb. 580.
Though his letter came to hand only on Friday last, the vicar-general, wishing to oblige Dacre in the matter of the new prioress, had started on Saturday, and reached Newcastle on Sunday. She confesses that she is not thirty until February next. The vicar-general, who could not confirm the election, advises that a dispensation should be had within the next three months, and will do what he can to remove the impediment, and procure remission of the fees. Newcastle, 26 July. Signed.
26 July.
R. O.
Asks him to pay 1,000 mks. to John Jenyns, for expenses of himself and company, now being sent into the narrow sea betwixt Dover and Calais. London, 26 July 15 Hen. VIII. Signed.
P. 1.
ii. Receipt of Jenyns for the above.
26 July.
Vit. B. XX. 280. B. M.
3203. [KNIGHT] to WOLSEY.
[According to] his instructions d[eparted] ... with such diligence that on the 7th [inst.] ... said town. Sent a messenger direct [to the governor of] Bresse, with letters for "my lady Governaunt;" also a letter to the treasurer Vionet and one to M. de Beaurayne, telling him he was commissioned to go to Basle, and if he could do him any service "he should not fault to fynde [me and] mine at the hostelry of the Crowne by the 7th or [8th of] the said month." Inquired, after arriving at B[asle], what distance it was between Basle [and the] "cownte of Bresse," and finding it was s[everal days'] journey, "determined to approach ... that that was necessary and immediately prepared, pass[ing] overthwarts all the country of Swesys, and after[wards to] Genevre in Savoye," the Duke and Duchess being there. Reached a town 10 leagues from Burgus, nam[ed] ... on the 13th July; found Burgus was distant ..., and that the pestilence raged there so severely "[that in] manner the town was forsaken." Conside[ring] the Diet would be held elsewhere, wrote to the Treasurer, [who] enclosed his letter to Beaurayne, [and] wrote back that he would gladly speak with him at a place out of the highways, called Ponsy ... Sent a messenger in the night to intimate the hour. When they met, [the Treasurer] first asked him what business he had to do with M. de Beaurayne. Replied that he was come into those parts in furtherance of the same matters as Beaurayne. [The Treasurer] told him that on the 6th inst. two gentlemen, one called De Lursy, had come to him from M. de Bourbon, asking for Beaurayn, who had not then arrived. Next day he came, and after communication with De Lursy, they both departed into France. Beaurayne returned on the 13th, with a gentleman of the Duke's, called De St. Bonet, and stayed at the castle of Pomyere in Bresse, next day departing for Jeane (Genoa) beyond the mountains, intending to take ship thence to the Emperor. He says that without extreme celerity there is danger the "great matter" may be discovered;—that the Duke will marry either of the Emperor's two sisters, but is most desirous to have the Queen of Portugal, and "will consumme the said matrimony by the end of August." Beaurayne has sent a gentleman to Don Fernando, now at Isebroke, requiring him to write speedily to the count Felix, or in his absence to count Wm. of Fierstienberghe, [to] assemble 10,000 lanceknights, to be ready by the beginning of August to "take that ways that the president [of Burgundy shall advise him] to take," saying that there is [in the] Emperor's ambassadors' keeping [money] to pay [them for one] month. They were to be assembled near the marches ... in the county of Feretie, Brisak, and there[abouts]. He said that Beauray[ne had despatched] a gentleman to Henry by way of lady Margaret, [who] "did neither leave letter nor memorial, or did make any ... me being there or at his departing." The Treasurer is appointed to reside at Pontdevyle ... in Bresse, to convey letters to and fro. There is nothing done but what was [done in] France between the Duke and Beauray[ne], of which he knows no more than [has been] before written.
Knight returned through Burgundy, which is quiet. Could not see the president of Bur[gundy] to speak with him, either at Dole or Besançon. Continuing his journey towards Feretie, met at Augesey an old acquaintance, Jacobus Stertz, whom the [Emperor] had often employed when he had any business with the S[wiss], and who told him there was no assembling of troops in those parts nor in the county ... He said he was sent to Constance by Don Fernand[o], where he should receive instruc[tions] ... with the Emperor's ambassadors for such matters as sh[ould be treated at] the diet at Berne ... of August. The common report is that the French king and Bourbon [will] cross the Alps, and [he] thinks the money at Constance [is] meant to be kept there to pay lanceknights to defend [the] duchy of Milan in case of need. Knight thinks all these inventions "devised upon" Bourbon are only for the defence of Milan, or for recovery of some other part for the Emperor, or both, though they persuade the King to send an army over for his own profit. It is likely this marriage with Bourbon is a means for peace between the Emperor and the French king for all countries on this side the Alps, as, during this war, the duchy of Burgundy and Franche Countie, where most of the lady Margaret's inheritance lies, Moson, Masyers, &c., are neutral by agreement. The "devises upon" Bourbon argue great deceit, for so great a matter could not be discussed by so many persons in and out of France without the French king hearing of it. According to the Treasurer's report, Beaurain rode 30 leagues into France, and the messenger sent by Beaurain on his departure towards England was ordered to pass by the lady Margaret. The Treasurer repented having told him as much as he did; for he desired Knight to go by the president of Burgundy, and learn what he could of him, pretending to know nothing of Vyonet's revelations. Stertz told him that one of the French king's captains, [who had gone into the county] of Feretie to raise men for the French [king], had confessed that his master has ... "and if he might have 7,000 more ... whole 12,000 into England." Met at Genevre ..., a bishop, brother to M. de ... [who] informed Knight he should go to the diet. Wishes to know whether he is to return, and not to pass by the la[dy Margaret], who, if she be privy to Bourbon's business, [may] ask much about Knight's embassy, though she k[now] the truth better than he does." "At Hawsen by Spyre, where ... begynneth," 26 July.
Hol., mutilated, pp. 3. Add.: My lord Legate's grace. Endd.
26 July.
Vesp. C. II. 164. B. M.
3204. SAMPSON to [WOLSEY.]
By means of the Pope's nuncio, and in his presence, has spoken with the bishop of Palencia's brother,—"a very obstinate fellow," who will yield to nothing but a strong hand. He denies that any pension was assigned, because the bulls were never presented. Wolsey had better send the original bulls, and his pension will be assigned on the archbishopric of Toledo, as the Emperor has written to Rome. Sampson will give notice of it by the first post to my lord of Bath. Has represented the Bishop's obstinacy to the Emperor, who promises that payment shall be made. Valladolid, 26 July.
Hol., pp. 2.
26 July.
P. S.
Congé d'élire on resignation of John Stoke, late abbot. Richmond, 26 July 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 26 July.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 13.
ii. Petition for the same, presented by Rob. Ultyng and George Dedham. Colchester, 22 July 1523.
27 July.
P. S. b.
Petition for congé d'élire on death of Ric. Banham, late abbot; presented by John Corter and Robt. Walsche. Dated 18 July 1523. Del. Westm., 27 July.
29 July.
R. O.
i. Summary of the treaty between the Emperor and the Venetians, made 29 July 1523.—Among other arrangements the Venetians are to pay to the Emperor 200,000 ducats in the space of eight years. All exiles who have adhered to the Imperial party since the time of Maximilian to be restored, and to receive annually from the Signory 5,000 ducats, until other compensation can be made. The Emperor to make good to the Signory the articles agreed on at the treaty of Worms, at the close of which he is to receive 38,000 ducats.
ii. League for the defence of Italy.—The duke of Milan to have 500 lances, and if he or the Signory be invaded, the Emperor to come to the rescue with forces specified. For the defence of Naples the Signory to provide 15 galleys. The Pope and the king of England to be conservators of the treaty.
iii. Articles of a defensive league; made by the Pope, the Emperor, the king of England, prince Ferdinand, the duke of Milan, cardinal De Medici, the state of Florence, the doge of Genoa, and their confederates.—Whoever enters the confederacy to take an oath to prosecute his claims by law and not by arms. Italian princes to be admitted on certain conditions. The Pope to defend the confederacy by spiritual arms only extra Italiam, in Italy with spiritual and temporal. Contingencies to be furnished by the different powers; [in blank.] The king of England and the archduke of Austria not to contribute anything. Conditions to be observed with regard to a crusade, payment of money, making truce, appointing captains, &c. (fn. 2)
Lat., in the hand of Vannes, pp. 5.
29 July.
R. O.
Four receipts by Nicholas Hurleton, clerk of the Green Cloth, three for 100l., and one for 42l., from Sir John Daunce, towards the expenses of the king of Denmark. Dated respectively 2 June, 13 June, 29 June, 29 July, 15 Hen. VIII. Signed.
29 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 67. B. M.
Thanks him for the kindness he showed him when in the North, and for redeeming his servants, prisoners in Scotland, since his return. Richmond, 29 July.
Hears that lord Hastings has a lordship in Dacre's neighbourhood, which would be very convenient for him. Desires to know by the next post if he wishes to bargain for it, and how much he will give. Wishes this to be kept secret, and this letter to be burnt. Signed.
P. 1. Add.
30 July.
Add. MS. 24,965. f. 50. B. M.
Has received her letter dated Rye, 14 July. Since leaving her, has never been two nights together at his own house, and has had no leisure to attend to the matter. Thinks nothing can be done without an interview between himself, or his son or brother, and lord Scrope, which shall be held as soon as possible. Has a promise from lord Scrope and his wife, Dacre's daughter, not to marry their son without his consent, which they shall have for none but you. As "my said Lord must needs have some money, and he has nothing to make it of but only of the marriage of his said son," advises her not to be overhasty, and will do all he can for her and "for my said cousin your son." Newcastle, 30 July 15 Hen. VIII.
P. 1. Headed: Copie of a l~re to my lady Par, aunswer to this herunto annexed.
31 July.
R. O. Rym. XIV. 2.
Will have understood by Pace their reasons for delay in concluding the treaty with the King and the Emperor. He will be glad to hear that matters have been happily terminated at last. Speaks highly of Pace. Ducal Palace, 31 July 1523.
Lat., vellum, sub plumbo. Add.
31 July.
R. O.
Gives an account of his journey to Geneva, and of the difficulties to which he was exposed from the Almains and Swiss employed in the French service. It appears that he travelled in disguise, as a merchant, until he fell in with the duke of ..., to whom he had commendations from my lady Margaret. "The said Duke, like a noble and gentle prince, perceiving [by] the contents of my Lady's letters that I was sent from your highness and the Emperor into Italy, for your common affairs," did with all diligence write me a letter, and send his Chamberlain to accompany me to the Duke's presence, who was at that time at Shambery. Hearing Russell was coming, the Duke advanced to meet him between Shambery and Nycy, and expressed great pleasure at his coming; and then Russell asked his aid for conveying his charge through the Duke's countries. On his asking how, "I desired that his muleteers, ... and mulets, as they be accustomed for the carriage ..., and also to have the clothes of his arms for the covering of the same, and ... bruited as his stuff unto the D[uchess, who] now lieth beyond the mountains." He assented, and had Russell's charge conveyed in coffers, and marked and packed as if it had been stuff of his chapel, and sent beyond the mountains, to my Lady his wife. Apparently, speaks very highly of the Duke, and of his inclinations to the King and the Emperor. "I received letters from the bishop [of Gen]eve by a gentleman of his, supposing to have found me at Geneve; and I perceive, by the purport of his letters, that Messire Grygore and Godimers hath made relation [to] the said Bishop, that they thought it in manner impossible for me to depart from Geneve, with the charge to me committed, without great danger." He wished Russell to stay in Geneva, and offered to convey him, with all diligence, in secret. The Bishop says "that Mons. de Bourbon [is at a pl]ace in Provence, and that the forward is at [a place] called Dragingnam, a day's journey from" ...—... 31 July. Signed.
Pp. 4, very much mutilated, apparently by rats.
Calig. D. VIII.
286. (App. XL. 9.) B. M. St. P. I. 115.
Has this day received letters from Dr. Sampson, mentioning the occurrents at the Emperor's court since Boleyn left, and the arrival of Sir Richard Jerningham. Though Jerningham had arrived too recently to see the Emperor, Wolsey thinks that the Emperor will make an enterprise on Languedoc, encouraged by the affair of Bourbon. Sends letters for the King to sign. It is thought by the Speaker (Sir Thomas More) and other members, that their vote for the grant now to be passed should have been completed yesterday; but it will not come till tomorrow, and will require some time "to oversee and groundly digest the same to your most profit." Begs the King will order provisions against his coming to Bridewell. Sends the King three letters in Latin, one to the marquis of Brandenburg, another to the duke of Ferrara, and a third to the marquis of Mantua.
Corrected draft, in Tuke's hand.
July./GRANTS. 3214. GRANTS in JULY 1523.
1. Commission of Gaol Delivery. Norfolk Circuit.—Sir Rob. Brudenell, Sir Ric. Broke and Th. Fitzhugh. Westm., 1 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 17d.
1. Wm. Case alias Caas, of Calais. Pardon. Del. Westm., 1 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B.
1. Nich. Hubbowde and Dorothy his wife. Livery of lands, the said Dorothy being one of the four sisters and heirs of John, s. & h. of John Danvers, and one of the three sisters and heirs of Mary Danvers; the said John Danvers, jun., and Mary having died minors in the King's custody: also of her portion of the lands of Ann lady Danvers, widow of Sir Wm. Danvers, and of Thomas Danvers and William Danvers, uncles of the said Dorothy. Greenwich, ... June 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 1 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S. Pat. p. 2, m. 12.
1. Henry earl of Northumberland. Livery of lands as kinsman and heir of Sir Edw. Ponynges, viz., s. of Henry, s. of Eleanor, d. of Richard, s. of Robert late lord Ponynges, father of Robert, father of the said Sir Edward, and as kinsman and heir of the said Robert lord Ponynges, Brian and Fitz Payn. Westm., 1 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 4.
1. John Shurley, the King's cofferer, to the clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Fiat for commission to Th. Brian to take hay, oats, horse-bread, litter and herbage for the King's horses, and carriage for the same by land and water. Signed and sealed. "Teste," 1 July (year not stated).—P.S. b.
2. James Cusake. To be chief clerk of the King's chief place in Ireland, and clerk of the Crown in the said place, with 10l. a year from the issues of the new castle of Lionis. Del. Westm., 2 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 9.
3. Thomas marquis of Dorset. Protection for Ric. Mylward, of London, draper; to serve in the war in his retinue. [Del.] Westm., 3 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S. b.
3. Ric. Hanbury, of Elmeley Lovett, Worc., husbandman. Lease of the site of the manor of Elmeley Lovett, late in the tenure of John Bassett, with lands in Polefeld, Polemedowe, Middill Rilande, Chirchefilde, Hynkesfilde, Brodemedowe, "le Stockyng," and "le Furriland," in the manor of Elmeley Lovell (sic), Worc., late of the earl of Warwick, for 21 years; rent 37s. 4d., and 4d. of increase. Del. Westm., 3 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S. B. Pat. p. 1, m. 6.
3. Sir Edw. Nevell. To be parker of the parks of Postern and Cage, Kent, forfeited by Buckingham, with herbage and pannage, firewood for the lodges, and 3d. a day out of the honor of Tunbrege. Greenwich, 18 June 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 3 July.—P.S. Pat. p. 1, m. 23.
4. Commissions of Gaol Delivery.
Northern Circuit.—Anth. Fitzherbert, John Porte, and Th. Stray. Westm., 4 July.
Oxford Circuit.—Sir Lewis Pollard, Th. Inglefeld and Rob. Brudenell. Westm., 4 July.
Home Circuit.—Sir John Fyneux, Sir John More and Simon Fitz. Westm., 4 July.
Western Circuit.—John Fitzjamys, Rob. Norwyche and Th. Elyot. Westm., 4 July.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 17d.
4. Th. Germyn, jun., of Leyghton Bussard, draper. Pardon for having accidentally killed Wm. Pontifex. Westm., 4 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 18.
4. John Symondes, of Lye. Surrey, groom, aged 16. Pardon for stealing, at Beanbusse Park, parish of La Seele, Sussex, a "[b]oclear" of silver, value 16d., 1½ oz. of broken silver, some money, and 1¼ yd. of white kersey, value 16d., belonging to Th. Isemonger, of Lye; and a bow, value 8d., belonging to Wm. Pakker. Greenwich, 15 Feb. 14 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 4 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S.
5. Wm. Osbourne, of London, skinner. Protection; going in the retinue of lord Berners, deputy of Calais. Del. Westm., 5 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B.
5. Reginald Pekham. Licence to alienate the manor of Harietisham, Kent, to Edw. Scotte, John Culpepper, Ric. Lewkenore, John Somer, Edm. Pope, John Staple, John Westclyffe, Wm. Cobbe, and John Corall, and their heirs. Westm., 5 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 9.
6. Commission of Gaol Delivery. Midland Circuit.—Sir Humph. Conyngesby, Wm. Rudhale and John Jenour. Westm., 6 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 17d.
6. Hen. Hill, of Canterbury, tailor. Protection; going in the retinue of lord Berners. 6 July (year not stated).—P.S. b.
7. Francis Sydney. Protection for Hen. Blake, of Talaton, Devon, alias of Larkbeare, Devon, husbandman; to be in his retinue in the wars. T., 7 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S. b.
8. Wm. Budde, of Credeton, Devon, mercer. Protection; going in the retinue of lord Berners, deputy of Calais. Greenwich, 5 July 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 8 July.—P.S.
8. Ric. Heth, of Brasted, Kent. Lease of the chief messuage of Brasted, as held by Robt. Eyton, and of six acres lately in the tenure of Nich. Romney, part of Buckingham's lands; for 21 years; rent 8l. 2s. 4d. Del. Westm., 8 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 8.
10. John Curson, of Croshall, Derby. Pardon for having killed Ric. Nicholas, in self-defence. Westm., 10 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 1.
10. Ric. Thyrkyll, captain of The Bon Espoeyr. Protection for Wm. Gylmyn, of Alburgh, Suff., mariner, alias laborer; in his retinue. T., 10 July (year not stated.)—P.S.b.
11. Justices of Assize.
Western Circuit.—Th. Eliot, with John Fitzjames and Rob. Norwiche. Westm., 11 July.
Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 1.
Oxford Circuit.—Rob. Brudenell, jun., and John West, with Sir Lewis Pollerd and Th. Englefeld. Westm., 11 July.
Home Circuit.—Simon Fitz, with Sir John Fyneux and Sir John More. Westm., 11 July.
Pat 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 7d.
11. Sir Edw. Boleyn, alias Bullayn, of London, late of the King's household. Protection; going in the retinue of lord Berners, deputy of Calais. Greenwich, 10 July 15 Hen. VIII. T., 11 July.—P.S.
11. Th. Feteplace and Elizabeth his wife. Grant of the reversion, in tail, of the manor of Stanford in the Vale of Whitehorce, Berks, parcel of Warwick's lands, let to farm to Humph. Nedeham, by patent 1 May 11 Hen. VIII. Also grant of the rent paid by Nedeham. Westm., 11 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 5.
11. Wm. Knyvett, "captain of The Great Spaniard that the Emperor gave the King." Protection for Th. Asteley, of London, merchant, alias of Playdon, Sussex, alias of Cambridge; going in his retinue. T., 11 July (year not stated).—P.S. b.
12. Th. Hert. Protection for John Goodrik, of London, draper, in his retinue. Del. Westm., 12 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S. b.
12. Edw. Hyggys, of Heywode, Staff., smith. Pardon. Del. Westm., 12 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 2.
12. Recognizance cancelled; made 22 Hen. VII. by James Metcalf, of Nappey, York, and John Slynyesby, of Skryven, York. Eltham, 12 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B.
12. Sir Wm. Purton, captain of The Gabryell Ryall. Protection for Wm. Waller, of London, tailor, to serve in his retinue. Del. Westm., 12 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S.b.
13. Sir Francis Brian. To be bailiff of the lordship of Hanslap, Bucks, and parker of the park there, vice Lewis ap Res, deceased. Del. Westm., 13 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 24.
13. Guichard Harbotell, deceased. Commission to Anth. Fitzherbert, justice of the Common Pleas, Th. Magnus, clk., John Porte, serjeant-at-law. Th. Strey and Ralph Fenwyke, to make inquisition p. m. in co. Northumb. as to his lands and heir. Westm., 13 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 3d.
14. John Asshton. To be auditor of Buckingham's lands in cos. Essex, Suff., Norf., Bucks, Beds, Oxf., Northt., Notts, Warw., Cornw., Kent, and Surrey, and in London; with 10l. a year. Del. Westm., 14 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 12.
14. Hugh Fuller. To be auditor of Buckingham's lands in cos. York, Rutland, Lincoln, Hunts, Staff., Salop, and Chester; with 10l. a year. Del. Westm., 14 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 19.
15. James Bowen, native of Scotland. Commission to Sir Walter Griffith, Sir Wm. Smyth, Anth. Darcy, John Welles, and Rob. Ardern, to make inquisition concerning the lands which he has acquired, and his goods and chattels, in co. Staff., and to take the same into the King's hands. Westm., 15 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 3d.
15. Walter Hungerford, squire for the Body. Livery of lands as s. and h. of Sir Edw. Hungerford and Agnes his wife, and of those of Sir Walter Hungerford, father of Sir Edward. Del. Westm., 15 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 2, m. 5.
15. Inhabitants of Pryncerisburgh, Bucks, parcel of the honor of Walyngford. Grant of a weekly market on Wednesdays, a fair on the eve, day and morrow of the Nativity of St. Mary, and another on the eve, day and morrow of St. George. Del. Westm., 15 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 23.
16. John Pyrton, captain of The Barbara. Protection for Rafe Heth, of London, butcher, in his retinue. T., 16 July (year not stated).—P.S. b.
17. Sir Edw. Baynton. Custody of the manor of Whateley, Somers., and messuages, tofts, gardens, lands and rent in Whateley, late of Wm. Cervyngton, of Langford, Wilts, deceased, with wardship of Nicholas his s. and h. Del. Westm., 17 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 2, m. 5.
17. Sir Anth. Ughtred. Grant, in reversion, (fn. 3) of the office of steward of Galtres forest, York, granted in reversion to Sir Henry Marney, now deceased,* by patent 22 (fn. 4) June 1 Hen. VIII., on death of John earl of Oxford, now deceased. Also, to be master of the hunt in the said forest, with herbage and pannage, windfallen trees and "brosinges." Endd.: "Teste, 17 die Julii."—S.B. Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 13.
17. John Welsburne. Licence to exercise by deputy the office of comptroller of the great and petty custom, of the subsidy of wools, &c., and of tonnage and poundage in Bristol, granted to him by patent 1 June 15 Hen. VIII., notwithstanding statute 4 Hen. IV., as he has been retained as one of the grooms of the Privy Chamber. Del. Westm., 17 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B.
18. John Gostwyke. To be auditor of the castles, lordships, &c. of Middelham, Rychemond, Barnardes Castell, Sherefhoton, Wakefeld, Sandall, Connesburgh, Haitefeld, Thorne, Cotyngham, Penrythe, Soureby, and Dancastre, and of all other possessions of Edmund de Langley, late duke of York, parcel of the duchy of York and of the earldoms of Warwick and Salisbury, now in the King's hands, and assigned for payment of the wages of the captain, officers and soldiers of Berwick; with the same fees as John Luthyngton, John Clerke, Wm. Mystelbroke and John Toly, and 10l. a year for his expenses while in London at the declaration of his accounts before the Council. Del. Westm., 18 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 18.
20. Wm. Berners and Rob. Hennege. To be auditors, during good conduct, of all wood sold in the royal forests, chases, parks and warrens; with 20 marks a year. Greenwich, 15 July 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 20 July.—P.S. Pat. p. 1, m. 1.
20. Wm. Walwyn. To be auditor of Buckingham's lands in cos. Glouc., Somers., Wilts and Hants, and in the lordships of Newport, Wenllouge, Maughan, Brekenok, Haia, Huntyngdon, Cantercelly, Penkelly and Alexandrestone, S. Wales; with 20 marks a year; during good conduct. Del. Westm., 20 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 2.
21. Ric. Graynefelde, sewer of the Chamber. To be sheriff of Cornwall, vacant by death of Roger Graynefelde, his father, who was appointed for the present year. Del. Westm., 21 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B.
26. Th. Crowlande, of Est Tudnam, Norf., als. of Lacnam, Norf., als. of Norwiche, husbandman. Protection; going in the retinue of lord Berners, deputy of Calais. Greenwich, 20 July 15 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 26 July.—P.S.
27. Wm. Carrant. Wardship of John, s. and h. of Edmund Leweston. Del. Westm., 27 July 15 Hen. VIII. S.B.—Pat. p. 1, m. 6.
28. Boston. Assent to the election of John Rudde as mayor, and of Roger Merys and Geo. Sybsey as constables, of the staple of wools, hides, fleeces and lead at Boston. Westm., 28 July.—Pat. 15 Hen. VIII. p. 2, m. 13.
28. John Robertes, clk. Presentation to the church of Mountgomery, Heref. dioc., vice Th. Evans, resigned. Del. Westm., 28 July 15 Hen. VIII. S.B.—Pat. p. 1, m. 2.
30. Roger Bekett. Protection for Ric. Hellyer, of Totnesse, Devon, mercer to serve in the war in his retinue. Del. Westm., 30 July 15 Hen. VIII.—P.S. b.
30. Roger More. Grant, in reversion, of the clerkship of the Great Wardrobe, granted during pleasure to Lawrence Gower, by patent 24 April 3 Hen. VII. Del. Westm., 30 July 15 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 2.


  • 1. f. 50.
  • 2. Sent to Henry VIII. by Wolsey. See Aug. 8.
  • 3. Sic.
  • 4. Mistake for 26.