Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia 1579-1664. Originally published by EJ Francis, London, 1878.
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VI. 2. Letter from the Committee for Gresham College to Lady
Read, (fn. 1) stating that the house in Bishopsgate Street, lately in her
occupation, had come into their possession as part of Gresham
House, (fn. 2) bequeathed by Sir Thomas Gresham, Knight, to such uses
as in his will were expressed. They understood certain goods
of hers were still remaining therein. They trusted she would be
mindful of the arrears of rent due, and of the wainscots anciently
belonging to the house. Order should be taken that her goods should
receive no hurt, but be ready at her command.
Dated in December (probably 1622).
VII. 147. Order of the Privy Council reciting that Sir Maurice
Abbott, (fn. 3) Knight, and Mr. Alderman Backhouse, had attended the
Board with their Counsel to answer the Petition of John Groves, (fn. 4) Professor of Geometry in Gresham College, which Petition had been
referred by the King to the consideration of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Keeper, the Earl Marshal, and Mr. Secretary
Windebanck, and directing that the consideration of the matter be
adjourned until the first day of the ensuing Michaelmas term.
Whitehall, 8th July, 1635.
IX. 47. Letter from the Commissioners for Charitable Uses to
the Lord Mayor and the Gresham Committee, stating that at their
meeting in the City, on the 20th of March last, the Readers of
Gresham College had complained that some part of the house
bequeathed by Sir Thomas Gresham for their use had been detained
from them,—that such other parts as were ordinarily in their possession had been of late frequently applied to uses which occasioned
great disquiet to the Readers in their lodgings,—that their present
allowance of 50l. per annum was not a sufficient income for the
maintenance of fit and competent Readers; and that Sir Thomas
Gresham had intended to augment the salaries according to the
increase in the revenues left for that purpose; and requesting his
Lordship to appoint some fitting persons to meet the Commissioners
in the Hall of the College on the last of July, to confer with them
upon the subject.
21st July, 1662.