Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia 1579-1664. Originally published by EJ Francis, London, 1878.

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'Encroachments', in Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia 1579-1664, (London, 1878) pp. 140-141. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/index-remembrancia/1579-1664/pp140-141 [accessed 13 April 2024]


II. 65. Letter from the Lord Mayor to Lord Rich, (fn. 1) requesting him to use his influence with one Young, Her Majesty's Freemason, to discontinue an encroachment on the Highway in Long Lane.
30th July, 1594.

III. 109. Letter from the Lord Chancellor (Ellesmere) to the Lord Mayor, enclosing a Petition from his servant, Edward Thomason, complaining of an encroachment made upon his ground by John Dashfield and John Statfield, and of the closing up of his ancient lights, and requesting him to direct the City Viewers to inspect the building, and require its further progress to be stayed till the matter was determined.
York House, 4th September, 1613.

IV. 57. Letter from the Earl of Northumberland (fn. 2) to the Lord Mayor, acquainting him that he had been informed of a pretended title made by the Court of Aldermen to a garden belonging to Northumberland House, which he had sold to Mr. Robert Chamberlain, and stating that he, and those from whom he claimed, had held and enjoyed Northumberland House, with the upper and nether garden, without interruption, for a hundred years at least, until Sir Edwin Stands (fn. 3) stirred up the pretended title, by colour of a supposed possession therein, which he never had, except leave, during pleasure, to make a door into the garden in question, to walk in which had been granted upon the request of Sir Charles Danvers.
18th February, 1616.

VII. 115. Order in Council upon the Petition of John Sanders, one of His Majesty's coachmen, and others His Majesty's servants, directing the stoppage of certain encroachments within the City.
30th April, 1634.

VIII. 132. Same as No. 115–Vol. VII.


  • 1. Robert Rich, third Baron, succeeded his father, Robert, second Baron, in 1581. Created Earl of Warwick by James the First, August 6th, 1618, descended from Richard Rich, Sheriff of London in 1441.
  • 2. Henry Percy, the ninth Earl of, succeeded his father in 1585. Made K.G., April 23rd, 1593. Sion House, Charing Cross, granted to him by James the First, July 5th, 1604; He fell under suspicion in connexion with the Gunpowder Plot, and was fined 30,000l., and sentenced to imprisonment for life in the Tower; released July 18th, 1621; died November 5th, 1632.
  • 3. The celebrated traveller, second son of Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York, Knighted, May 11th, 1603; died, October, 1629.