Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1586

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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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165-169

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1586', Middlesex county records: Volume 1: 1550-1603 (1886), pp. 165-169. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65955 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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1586

6 January, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Richard Young esq. J.P., of Roland Argall of St. Sepulchre's parish in London esq. and Gabriel Grimston of Edmonton co. Midd. gentleman, in the sum of forty pounds each, and German Fryer of the parish of St. Giles-in-the-Fields gentleman, in the sum of eighty pounds; For the said German Fryer's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, and in the mean time for his good conduct. G. S. P. R., Easter, 28 Eliz.

15 February, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Robert Harris one of the Masters of Chancery and J.P. for co. Midd., of Richard Hayes of Blackman's Street in Sowthwark clerk, and Richard Lingham of St. Saviour's parish in Sowthwark cobbler, in the sum of five pounds each, and of Thomas Tyanson of Smithfeilde tailor, in the sum of ten pounds; For the said Thomas Tyanson's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, to answer "for takinge of henges from the gate of Marybone Parke." G. S. P. R., Easter, 27 Eliz.

3 March, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Humfrey Smythe esq. J.P., of Clement Carre of St. Dunstan's parish in Fleete Street draper, and William Milborne of the same parish tayler, in the sum of ten pounds each, and of Francis Bradforde servant of Edward Sudley of the Stronde gentleman, in the sum of twenty pounds; For the said Francis's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace. G. S. P. R., Easter, 28 Eliz.

1 April, 28 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, on the said day, Richard Moyle late of London yoman stole and carried off certain pieces or parcels of silver, called "coppyns or peces of sylver," worth ten pounds, of the goods and chattels of Queen Elizabeth found at the Tower of London. G. D. R., 7 Oct., 28 Eliz.

7 April, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Christopher Ryth esq. J.P., of Robert Wyne of Isleworthe co. Midd. tailor, in the sum of ten pounds; For his appearance at the next General Session of the Peace, "to answer to the keepinge of a lewde strumpett of incontynent lief, to the great annoyance of the honest parisshioners of Isleworth beforesaid, to the evill example of others, as they doe affirme of whome there be monye there and some defended and keapt from punyshment by theire resisting the officers there." G. S. P. R., Easter, 28 Eliz.

9 April, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Richard Young esq. J.P., of Henry Townsend of the parish of St. Clement Danes sealmaker, in the sum of twenty pounds, and of Thomas Shelley of the same parish haberdasher, in the sum of forty pounds; For the said Thomas Shelley's appearance at the next General Session of the Peace. G. S. P. R., Easter, 28 Eliz.

4 July, 28 Elizabeth.—Recognizances, taken before Sir Owyn Hopton knt., Lieutenant of the Tower of London, of Joan Betternan of St. Katherine's widow, and William Joones of London, servant of Lady Sidney, in the sum of ten pounds each; For the appearance of the said Joan at the next Session of the Peace held at Phinsbury. G. D. R., 27 July, 28 Eliz.

16 July, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition - post - mortem, taken within Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Oliver Haywarde late of London clerk, there lying dead: With Verdict that the said Oliver, being within the said gaol, died there by the Divine Visitation of "the Burning Feaver." G. D. R., 27 July, 28 Eliz.

22 August, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken in the parish of St. Katherine co. Midd., on view of the body of Robert Corbysheley late of the said parish yoman, and servant of William Pope, bailiff of St. Katherine, there lying dead, who, according to the finding of the jury, died immediately of a blow given him by Eloy Gillot, in an affray that occurred between them in the highway of the said parish on the 21st instant. G. D. R., 7 Oct., 28 Eliz.

15 September, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Islyngton co. Midd., on view of the body of Katherine Bacon, late the wife of Richard Bacon of the said parish collermaker: With Verdict that she died by Divine Visitation, of weakness and failure of power, consequent on her delivery on the 10th inst. of a still-born child. G. D. R., 7 Oct., 28 Eliz.

25 September, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken within Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Richard Fludd late of London weaver, there lying dead: With Verdict that, being in the said gaol Richard Fludd fell ill of the malady called "the Pining Sicknes," of which he died on the 24th instant, after ten days of illness. G. D. R., 7 Oct., 28 Eliz.

1 October, 28 Elizabeth.—True Bill against William Byrde gentleman, his wife Juliana, and John Reason yoman, of Harlington co. Midd.; William Holborne of Chelsey gentleman; Bernard Brockas of . . . . gentleman, William Lord Vauxe of Hackeney; Andrew Mallorye of Tottenham co. Midd. gent., his wife . . . ., and his servants Anthony Brackenbury, Thomas Hall and William Nuttall, yomen, and Jane the wife of Ralph Lardge of Tottenham; Nicholas Langford of Fulham co. Midd. esq. and his wife Martha; Thomas Gawinge gentleman, the Lady Mary Dudley widow, John Gyfford esq., all three of Islington; Erasimus Saunders gent., his wife Jane, Christofer Isam gentleman, his wife . . . ., Richard Batley gentleman, his wife Anne, John Rynors (or Pynors) gentleman, Francis Thynn gentleman, and his wife Elizabeth, all nine of Clarkenwell co. Midd., for not going to church, chapel or any usual place of Common Prayer from the said 1 October 28 Elizabeth, to 1 January then next following. G. D. R., . . . .,29 Eliz.

12 October, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Endfeild co. Midd., on view of the body of Alice White alias Byrnes late of the said parish spinster: With Verdict of jurors, that on the roth inst. between the hours of nine and ten a.m. the said Alice was at a certain field called Nockholes, when she fell into dispute with a certain William Harlowe late of the said parish yoman, who, in anger at her opprobrious speech to him picked up a hedge-stake, and striking her broke her skull with it, thereby giving her a mortal wound of which she died on the following day.—On his arraignment for thus slaying Alice White, William Harlowe asked for the book, read like a clerk, and was liberated according to the form of the statute. G. D. R., . . . ., 29 Eliz.

28 October, 28 Elizabeth.—True Bill that, on the said day at Kyngeslande co. Midd., Robert Muffett late of the said parish laborer, stole and carried off four pieces of silver called "copens of silver," worth two shillings, of the goods and chattels of the Lady the now Queen at Kingeslande, and that William Alsoppe late of London goldsmith, knowing him to have committed the said felony, received and comforted the said Robert on the 29th of October.—Also, True Bill, the same Robert Muffet, on the 6 September 28 Eliz., stole and carried off twenty pieces of silver called "coppens of silver" worth ten shillings, of the goods and chattels of Queen Elizabeth, found at Kingesland co. Midd. aforesaid.—Both these bills are in G. D. R., 7 Oct. 28 Eliz:—i.e. the roll of a Gaol Delivery that was held before the date assigned to the earlier of the felonies.

2 November, 28 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at the parish of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, on view of the body of John Mondaye late of the said parish gonnemaker, there lying dead: With Verdict that, on the 1st inst. between the hours three and four, p.m. Edward Palmer late of the said parish . . . . was at a certain place near the dwelling-house of his master, Matthew Clerck of the said parish, when there came thither the said John Mondaye, having in his right hand "quoddam tormentum de ferro vocatum a dagge . . . . being chardged with gonnepowder and twoe bullettes of lead," which dagge so loaded he placed upon the table; and that Edward Palmer, unaware that the weapon was so loaded and having no intention to do harm to John Mondaye, took up the dagge in his right hand, and discharged it suddenly, thereby unintentionally shooting John Mondaye in the right side, and giving him a wound, of which he died on the following day. G. D. R., . . . .,29 Eliz.

16 December, 29 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Woxbridge co. Midd., on view of the body of John Bradley late of the said parish yoman, there lying dead: With Verdict that, on on the 15th inst. between the hours nine and ten a.m., Richard Ba . . . gentleman, Richard Reynoldes yoman, William Atkyns yoman, Richard Atkyns yoman and Robert Ingledon of Woxbridge aforesaid miller, were fighting together in the highway at Woxbridge with swords and staves, when there came thither the aforesaid John Bradley in order to preserve the Queen's Peace, who forthwith closed in fight with the aforesaid Richard Atkyns; and that Robert Ingledon aforesaid, seeing Richard Atkyns and John Bradley fighting together, struck John Bradley on his head with "a coulstaffe," thereby causing him to die instantly; and that in so doing, the said Robert Ingledon murdered the said John Bradley. G. D. R., . . . ., 29 Eliz.

19 December, 29 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken in Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Robert Hall, late of London yoman, there lying dead: With Verdict that, being a prisoner in the said gaol, the said Roger died there by Divine Visitation of "the pining sickness,' on the 18th inst., after three weeks' illness. G. D. R., . . . ., 29 Eliz.

22 December, 29 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken at Whitechappell co. Midd., on view of the body of Roger Parkyns late of Burntewood co. Essex yoman, there lying dead: With Verdict of jurors, that Thomas Cocker, late of the same parish yoman, took from a certain table "quoddam tormentum de ferro vocat' a dagge . . . . chardged with gonnepowder and one bullett of lead," not knowing the dagge to be so charged; and that without intending to do any-one any hurt, the same Thomas Cocker discharged the weapon on the 21st inst. between the hours two and three p.m. and accidentally shot Richard Parkyns in the throat, thereby causing him to die instantly. G. D. R., . . . ., 29 Eliz.

29 December, 29 Elizabeth.—Coroner's Inquisition-post-mortem, taken in Newgate Gaol, on view of the body of Isaack Brett, late of London yoman, there lying dead: With Verdict that, being a prisoner in the said gaol, the said Isaack Brett died there by Divine Visitation of "the pining sicknes" on the 28th inst, after seven days of illness. G. D. R., . . . ., 29 Eliz.