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

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II. 141. Letter from the Lord Mayor to the Lords of the Council, containing the report upon the case of Lawrence Hunter and his late master, John Bilby, referred to the Aldermen on the 5th of October last.
22nd January, 1595.

IX. 100. Letter from the King to the Lord Mayor, informing him that Henry Wingfield, an apprentice to Sacvile Whittle, one of the Surgeons in Ordinary and Surgeon both at Deptford Dockyard and the Hospital of the Savoy, had withdrawn himself from his service under the pretence that his indenture had not been enrolled, and directing the Lord Mayor to examine and consider the circumstances of the case, and to take such course therein as that servants might not be encouraged to leave their masters on such slight grounds.
Signed—Wm. Morrice, (fn. 1) 14th November, 1664.


  • 1. Born at Exeter, November 6th, 1602; M. P. for Plymouth, 1660; appointed a Member of the Privy Council, and knighted, 1660; Secretary of State, May 27th, 1660; resigned, 1668; died, December 12th, 1676.