Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1549

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1886

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1-2

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1549', Middlesex county records: Volume 1: 1550-1603 (1886), pp. 1-2. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65919 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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MIDDLESEX SESSIONS' ROLLS:

— CORONERS' INQUESTS-POST-MORTEM, INDICTMENTS AND RECOGNIZANCES, temp. EDWARD VI., MARY AND ELIZABETH.

1549

31 January, 3 EDWARD VI.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken within Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Philip Powley late of London gentleman there lying dead: With Verdict that he died within the gaol by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., 6 April, 3 Edward VI.

8 March, 3 Edward VI.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Westminster, on view of the body of Robert Mason there lying dead: With Verdict that the said Robert Mason on the 5th inst. was in God's and the King's peace at Westminster, on the bridge called the Kynges Bridge, when he was assaulted by Anthony Fasby and John Watson, both late of London yomen, and that John Watson with his sword gave the said Robert Mason on the right side of his head a blow, of which he died on the 7th inst. G. D. R., 6 April, 3 Edward VI.

11 July, 3 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Pankryshe Church on the said day, Richard Warren late of Hyghholbourne butcher and Rychard Davyson late of Hughton co. York, stole a bey gelding, of the goods and chattels of Robert Pykering bocher.—Also, True Bill against the same two thieves for stealing, on the same day and at the same place, a lyght bey gelding of the goods and chattels of John Coke sadler. Putting themselves 'Guilty,' Richard Warren and Rychard Davyson were sentenced to be hung. I. R., 16 Sept., 3 Edward VI.

1 November, 3 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Westminster on the said day, Humfrey Gryffin late of the said city yoman stole a grey geldyng worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels "cujusdam viri ignoti."—Also, three several True Bills that, at St. Martin's-in-theFields co. Midd. on 15 December, 3 Edward VI., Humfrey Gryffin late of London yoman, stole a cow "coloris garled" worth twenty-six shillings, of the goods and chattels of John Goldhurst; a cow "coloris branled" worth thirty shillings, of the goods and chattels of Robert Rede; and a blak cow worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels of Mark Miller. Putting himself 'Guilty,' Humfrey Gryffin was sentenced to be hung. I. R., 14 Jan., 3 Edward VI.

16 November, 3 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Totnam Highcrosse on the said day, Alice Cowland late of the said parish broke into the house of John Stowe and stole therefrom a worsted frocke worth thirty shillings, a worsted apron worth two shillings and eightpence, a pair of silver hooks and "tres assiculas argenti" worth four shillings and eightpence, and three smockes ten kercheves ten raoles and five neckerchevys worth twenty pence, and fifteen shillings in numbered money, of the goods and chattels and moneys of the said John. Putting herself 'Guilty,' Alice was reprieved because she was pregnant, and afterwards pleaded the King's general pardon. I. R., 14 Jan., 3 Edward VI.

28 November, 3 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Hollowey in the parish of Iselyngdon co. Midd. on the said day, Thomas Browne late of London laborer broke into the close of Thomas Martyn and stole therefrom a bright bay gelding worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels of the said Thomas Martyn. Putting himself 'Guilty,' Thomas Browne was sentenced to be hung. I. R., 14 Jan., 3 Edward VI.

21 December, 3 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Kentysshe towne co. Midd. on the said day, Richard Homes late of Castell Throoke co. Essex laborer broke into the close of Thomas Randeson (sic), and stole therefrom a whyte-gray gelding worth twenty-six shillings and eightpence.—Also, True Bill against Richard Homes late of Castelle Thooke (sic) co. Essex laborer, for stealing on 29 March 4 Edward VI. a bright bay gelding, of the goods and chattels of Richard Wylke, from the close of the said Richard at Kentysshe towne.—Also, True Bill that Richard Holmys, late of Greys Thorop (sic) co. Essex laborer, on 16 March 4 Edward VI. at Cantbynd Court co. Midd., stole a gryssell gelding worth twenty-two shillings, of the goods and chattels of Thomas Radyson (sic). Putting himself 'Guilty,' Richard Homes alias Holmys was sentenced to be hung. G. D., 4 Edward VI.