Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1553

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1886

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12-17

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1553', Middlesex county records: Volume 1: 1550-1603 (1886), pp. 12-17. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65923 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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1553

4 January, 6 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Chelsey co. Midd. on the said day, Anne Clayburn late of Chelsey aforesaid spynster stole "vndecim duoden' fili vocat' twyne" of the goods and chattels of Thomas Saunders. Memorandum at the head of the bill, "Po se non cull nec r' qta." Puts herself 'Not Guilty,' does not retract: Acquitted. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

4 January, 6 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Charterhouse Churchyard within St. Sepulchre's parish co. Midd., between six and seven p.m. of the said day, Thomas Wylson, John Warren, John White and Thomas Brysco alias Bustread alias Bustead, all late of London yomen, assaulted Adam Yonge with the intention of murdering him, when he was in God's and the King's peace, and that Thomas Brisco with a sword gave the said Adam Yonge on the right part of his head a mortal blow, of which he died on the 6th of the aforesaid January. Thomas Willson, John Warren and Thomas Brysco "po se cul ca null"; no clerical memorandum over John White's name. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

8 January, 6 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at "le Strond bridge" co. Midd. Edward Nele and Thomas Dennye, both late of London yomen, stole a dagger worth four shillings, of the goods and chattels of JohnRafton cutler. Both prisoners put themselves 'Guilty.' G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

9 January, 6 Edward VI.—Coroner's Inquisition post-mortem, taken at Hendon co. Midd., on view of the body Nicholas Eretage, aged nine years: With Verdict that on the 7th inst. the said Nicholas, being the servant of Robert Brent of the said parish, was in the act of carrying water in an erthen pott containing a gallon, at a pond in the rear of his said master's house, when by mischance he stumbled and fell into the pond and was drowned. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

10 January, 6 Edward VI.—True Bill that, in the highway at Aye Hill in St. Margaret's parish in Westminster co. Midd. on the said day, Richard Stowre yoman, Richard Wood yoman, and Thomas Menwell gentleman, all late of London, assaulted Robert Elvyshe and robbed him of ten pence in numbered money. The three robbers put themselves 'Guilty': Thomas Menwell received the King's pardon, by Letters Patent dated on the 2nd of the ensuing February. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

12 January, 6 Edward VI.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Charterhouse Churche-Yarde in St. Sepulchre's parish co. Midd., on view of the body of Adam Yong late of London gentleman: With Verdict that, on the 4th inst. between six and seven p.m., the said Adam Yong was in God's and the King's peace in the aforesaid Churcheyarde, when Thomas Wylson, John Warren alias Whyte, and Thomas Brisco alias Busted alias Bustredd, all late of London yomen, assaulted him with the intention of murdering him, and that Thomas Brisco aforesaid with a sword called a "too-edgydd swordd" gave the said Adam Yong on the right part of his head a mortal blow of which he died on the 6th day of the same month. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

13 January, 6 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at Westminster co. Midd. on the said day, John Evan alias Hewes late of the said city yoman stole a little piece of linen cloth called "a woman's raylle" worth two shillings, of the goods and chattels of Juliana Sendyng, in the keeping of William Mason alias Waltam. Putting himself 'Guilty,' John Evan alias Hewes was sentenced to be hung. G. D. R., . . . . Jan., 6 Edward VI.

26 February, 7 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at St. Clement's Danes without the bars of the New Temple on the said day, Henry Manneryng late of London yoman broke into the house of Thomas Wrothe, and stole therefrom a linen sheet worth two shillings, a dozen leather purses worth twenty pence, four rings of gilt copper worth eight pence, "unum par calligarum de panno laneo coloris nigri pulled oute with sarsenett" worth ten shillings, and a black velvet coat worth ten pounds, of the goods and chattels of Thomas Acland esq.—Also, True Bill against Henry Maynwaryng late of London yoman, alias Henry Maynwaryng late of London gentleman, for breaking burglariously, in the night of 26 Feb., 7 Edward VI. into the dwellinghouse of Thomas Wrothe at St. Clement's Danes, and stealing therefrom "unum diploidem vocat' a wast-dublett" worth two shillings, two "velvet wast gyrdles" worth three shillings, two sheets worth ten shillings, and "unum ornamentum de cerico vocat' a Frenche Whoodd ad valenciam xxvis. viiid.," of the goods and chattels of Thomas Acland esq.—At the bill's foot "Po se Cul ca null," without any memorandum of sentence. G. D., . . . . Feb., 7 Edward VI.

30 March, 7 Edward VI.—True Bill that, at White Chappell co. Midd. on the said day, John Toolye late of London pulter stole a grey gelding worth forty shillings, of the goods and chattels of William Rooper esq. G. D. R., . . . .,7 Edward VI.

11 April, 7 Edward VI.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken within Newgate Gaol on view of the body of Cecilia Style spynster: With Verdict that she died within the Gaol on the aforesaid day by Divine Visitation. G. D. R., . . . .,7 Edward VI.

14 April, 7 Edward VI.—True Bill, that James Mayewe, Thomas Mayewe and Thomas Baker, all late of London yomen, on the aforesaid day, entered the dwelling-house of Thomas Barryson of Houndeslowe co. Midd., and stole therefrom nine ells of blue cloth of the value of four pounds, a blue tunic worth eighteen shillings, two pairs of black velvet shoes worth thirteen shillings and eightpence, a dagger worth twelve shillings, and an ell of dark kersey, of the goods and chattels of a certain Thomas Hody esquire at Houndeslowe. G. D. R., . . ., 7 Edward VI.

23 April, 7 Edward VI.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Chancerye Lane co. Midd., on view of the body of John Jubye late of London yoman: With Verdict that, about five p.m. on the 14th of March last past, Hugh Erthe late of London yoman was in St. Dunstan's parish without the bars of the New Temple, in God's and the King's peace, when he was assaulted "gladiis baculis et cultellis" by the said John Jubye, from whom he retreated as far as the "caynell or gutter" in the said parish; and that, in the affray thus forced upon him, Hugh Erthe fighting in lawful self-defence and for the preservation of his life, with "a two edged sworde" gave the same John Jubye on his left leg under the knee a mortal blow, of which he died on the 4th day of the present April. G. D. R., . . . ., 7 Edward VI.

6 May, 7 Edward VI.—True bill that, at Golding lane co. Midd. on the said day, John Irysshe alias Ireland alias Musgrave stole a woman's gown worth thirty shillings, a velvet 'partelet' a sylver pynne and pair of silver hooks—worth thirteen shillings and fourpence, a woman's "kyrtyll and petycote" worth twenty-six shillings and eightpence, "vnam togam nocturnam vocat' a nyght gowne" worth thirteen shillings and fourpence, a pair of upper hose worth two shillings, and a woman's smock and three "handcarchers" worth three shillings and four pence, of the goods and chattels of Robert Pytman.— Po se cull ca null: no memorandum of sentence. G. D. R., . . . ., 7 Edward VI.

29 August, 1 MARY.—True Bill that, at High Holborn co. Midd. on the said day, John Phelipp of Bysshoppestles co. Devon yoman, stole and carried off a bay gelding worth twenty shillings, and a graye gelding worth twenty shillings, "de bonis et catallis cujusdam hominis ignoti." I. R., 23 Sept., 1 Mary.

16 September, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Stanmere the Lesse co. Midd. on the said day, Robert Wyllond late of London yoman, stole a crowne of five shillings, a silver ring worth twelve pence, a payr of sylver hooks worth two shillings and sixpence, a red lether purse worth one penny, and three shillings and eightpence half-penny, of the goods and chattels and moneys of a certain unknown woman. . . . . I. R.. 23 Sept., 1 Mary.

29 September, 1 Mary.—Recognizances, taken before Robert Chidley, esq. J.P., of . . . . Case of Strond co. Midd. stationer and Thomas Benett of the same Strond barbour, in the sum of five pounds each, and George Jackson of Strond aforesaid bytmaker in the sum of six pounds thirteen shillings and fourpence: For the appearance of the said George Jackson at the next General Sessions of the Peace, and for his good conduct in the mean time towards all persons, and more especially towards John Buttery of Strond bytmaker. G. S. P. R., Michaelmas, 1 Mary.

1 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Harnesey co. Midd. on the said day, Nicholas Eve of London draper stopt a fowte way leading from Heyghgate to the parish church of Harnesey aforesaid, "jacentem ibidem circa Crutche Ende in parochia predicta." I. R., 9 May, 1 Mary.

2 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, on the said day, Robert Burbage gentleman, Roger Hill yoman, Richard Whyte yoman, all three of Heisse co. Midd. together with fourteen unknown persons, in warlike manner assembled riotously in the certain messuage of six acres of arable land and wood with appurtenant closes of Roger Grene at Heisse aforesaid, and then and there assaulted and beat the said Roger Grene, so that his life was despaired of. S. P. R., . 1 Mary.

2 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, John Lyn senr. yoman, John Lyn junr. yoman, Brigetta Carden gentilwoman, Roger Skyers servingman, Richard Pygg servingman, John Ebb husbondman, John Taylor husbondman, and John Yomens waterman, all of Popler, with unknown persons to the number of sixteen, assembled riotously and made unlawful and violent entry upon and into a messuage in Popler aforesaid, belonging to John Maynerd of London mercer, and called the Mener Place of Popler. I. R., 2 December, 1 Mary.

2 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, John Lyn senr. yoman, John Lyn junr. yoman, Brigetta Carden gentilwoman, Roger Skyers servingman, Richard Pygg servingman, John Ebb husbondman, Edward Boocher husbondman, George Sheperd husbondman, John Taylour husbondman, John Yomans waterman, with unknown persons to the number of sixteen, arrayed and armed in warlike manner, assembled riotously on the said day, and made unlawful and violent entry into the close and house, called the Mener House of Popler, belonging to John Maynerd of London mercer, and then and there assaulted, beat and wounded John Maynerd aforesaid, his wife Elianora, Thomas Ivey, Thomas Sharp, William Ryddall and Thomas Oxeman. I. R., 2 December, 1 Mary.

7 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Islyngton co. Midd. on the said day, Roger Swynborne, William Barnaby, Owen Moryce, William Bedforth and William Smyth, all late of London yomen, assaulted John Creswell and robbed him of thirty-six shillings in numbered money. All five robbers put themselves 'Guilty.' I. R., 19 Nov., 1 Mary.

14 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, on the said day at Shordyche, Edward Heyg late of London yoman stole and carried off a bay gelding worth twenty marks, a green carpett worth twenty shillings, a piece of hangyngs containing twelve yards of red and yellow Say worth fifteen shillings, of the goods and chattels of Thomas Champnes at Shordyche. Edward Heyg put himself 'G uity' I. R., 19 Nov., 1 Mary.

29 November, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, on the said day at Tottenham, George Thomson late of Wolwyche co. Kent bocher and Edward Pearson late Gelston co. Hertford bryckmaker, stole and carried off three red oxen, worth fifty shillings each, of the goods and chattels of John Blacknolle of London bocher; the said oxen then being in a certain piece of pasture called Busshehangers in the said parish of Tottenham. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.

1 December, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, on the said day at Shoredyche, John Hill of London yoman stole and carried away two yards of woollen cloth of a violet colour worth sixteen shillings, a frese tunic worth five shillings, a pair of white stockings worth three shillings and fourpence, "unum par caligarum vocat' netherstocks coloris albi" worth two shillings, and three yards of white woollen cloth worth four shillings, of the goods and chattels of a certain unknown person at Shordyche aforesaid. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.

9 December, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Drayton co. Midd. on the said day, Giles Feverell late of London yoman, stole six oxen worth thirty shillings each, of the goods and chattels of Sir William Pagett knt, Lord Pagett. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.

24 December, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, on the said day, in the highway between Shoredyche and Kyngeslond, Philip Predie yoman, and Henry Rowle yoman, both late of London, took and stole from the person of Robert Seymer two linen bags worth ninepence each, a man's hat worth two shillings and fourpence (unum pileum virilem precii iis. iiijd.), and two salt fishes worth two shillings, of the goods and chattels of a certain . . . . Seymer, father of the said Robert. Po se cul. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.

28 December, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Muswell Hill co. Midd. on the said day, Elizabeth Cole late of Sowthwarke co. Surrey spynster broke into and entered the mansion-house of Thomas Wotton, and stole therefrom a woman's petticoat (tunicellam) of red colour worth thirteen shillings, another "tunicellam muliebrem" worth eight shillings, and a woman's frocke worth twenty shillings, of the goods and chattels of the said Thomas Wotton. Putting herself 'Guilty,' Elizabeth Cole pleaded pregnancy. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.

30 December, 1 Mary.—True Bill that, at Kentyshtowne co. Midd. on the said day, Hugh Myller late of St. Albons co. Hertford stole a red ox and a black ox, worth thirty-three shillings and four-pence each, and a red cow worth twenty shillings, of the goods and chattels of Richard Reve. Po se cul. I. R., 19 Jan., 1 Mary.