I. 294. Letter from the Lords of the Council to the Lord Mayor,
stating that William Radclif, partner of the late John Osborne,
merchant, deceased, had returned to London from the Continent, and
was desirous to examine the debts and accounts of the firm, in order
that the same might be satisfied, and directing that orders should be
given to prevent the creditors from proceeding against him for the
space of six months, and to the executors of Osborne to show the true
inventory of the effects whereof he died seised, and the books of
accounts, &c., to Radelif.
7th November, 1581.
I. 467. Letter from Sir Thomas Bromley, (fn. 1) Lord Chancellor, to
the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, forwarding for their consideration the
Petition of Thomas Ikins, Citizen and Upholsterer, for relief from a
bond wherein he stood bound with others to the Chamberlain.
16th January, 1582.
II. 297. Letter from the Lord Mayor to the Lords of the Council,
concerning the assignment of debts in the City, and the evils accruing therefrom.
||Descended from an ancient family of Bromleghe, in Staffordshire, which has supplied
the Bench with three judges. Sir Thomas was born in 1530; became Reader of the Inner
Temple in 1566; elected Recorder of London, June 8th, 1566; appointed Solicitor-General,
March 14th, 1569; Lord Chancellor, April 26th, 1579; he presided in his official capacity
over the Commission issued for the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots, October, 1586; he
resided in the Old Bailey. Died April 12th, 1587. Buried in Westminster Abbey.