Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1634

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1888

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55-57

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1634', Middlesex county records: Volume 3: 1625-67 (1888), pp. 55-57. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66026 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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1634

16 January, 9 Charles I.—It appearing to this Courte, upon the triall of Daniell Baseley, William Cable and James Sugar, that Thomas Crookes a constable of Clarkenwell and Henry Brookes a wardour or bellman of the same parishe had unduly behaved themselves (vizt. the said constable in discharginge the said felons of his owne authority after he had arrested them, and the said bellman in procureinge the money to be restored to the partie robbed, soe as noe prosecucion followed), Itt is therefore ordered that the said constable and bellman should bee forthwith removed from their places and offices, and bee bound to their good behaviour, and a new constable and bellman appointed in their roomes. G. D. Reg.

5 February, 9 Charles I.—True Bill that, at Finchley co. Midd. on the said day, Edward Seaman and Charles Walrond, both late of the said parish gentlemen, assaulted Francis George when he was in God's and the King's peace, and that Edward Seaman then and there with a sword gave the said Francis George on his breast a mortal wound, of which he then and there died instantly. Charged and found 'Guilty' of slaying Francis George feloniously, Edward Seaman was sentenced to be hung. Charles Walrond was found 'Not Guilty,' but was reprisoned till he should put in sureties for his good behaviour and his appearance at the next Gaol Delivery. G. D. R., 19 Feb., 9 Charles I.

17 February, 9 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church &c. during three months beginning on the said day, against John Deakes late of St. Andrew's Holborn co. Midd. alias &c. late of Claymes co. Worcester yoman. G. D. R., 1 Sept., 10 Charles I.

27 March, 10 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church &c. during three months beginning on the said day, against Peter Penkevell late of Stepney co. Midd. gentleman, Richard Stockwood late of St. Giles's-without-Cripplegate co. Midd. gentleman alias Richard Stockwood late of Rotheread in the parish of Seavenokes co. Kent gentleman; Bridget Fermyn the wife of Joseph Fermyn late of St. Andrew's in Holborne apothecary; Edward Isaac baker, James Iremonger yoman and Thomas Gipps yoman, all three late of St. Clement's Danes; and Daniel Stiddolph late of St. James's Clerkenwell gentleman. G. D. R., 30 June, 10 Charles I.

30 April, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Margaret's Westminster on the said day, Thomas Bryce late of the said parish yoman feloniously filed clipt and diminished six pieces of lawful current money called Kinge Charles shillings, and seven pieces of lawful current money called Kinge Charles sixpences. Confessing the indictment, Thomas Bryce was sentenced to be drawn to the gallows and hung. G. D. R., 30 June, 10 Charles I.

15 June, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at the parish of St. Peterad-vincula co. Midd. on the said day, Thomas Heminges of the said parish stole and carried away three Ingotts of silver worth thirty-five shillings, of the goods and chattels of the Lord now King. Thomas Heminges put himself 'Not Guilty.' G. D. R., 1 Sept., 10 Charles I.

30 June, 10 Charles I.—It is ordered by this Court, That the matter concerninge the informacioun delivered in court and remaineinge in the handes of Sir Henry Spiller concerninge the reforminge of divers disordered alehouses is referred to the examinacioun of Sir Henry Spiller, Sir Richard Wynne, Sir William Parkhurst and Laurence Whittaker esq., to make certificate to this Court.—It is ordered by this Courte, that all the pettihostries within this county of Midd. shalbe henceforth suppressed. G. D. Reg.

9 July, 10 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Laurence Whitaker esq. J.P., of William Skipwith of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields gentleman and William Brent of Grayes Inne gentleman, in the sum of forty pounds each, and of Magdalen Rawley of St. Martin's-in-theFields spinster, in the sum of one hundred marks; For the said Magdalen Rawley's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery for Middlesex &c., she "being charged with embeazelling of some goods of the Lady Manners." G. D, R., 1 Sept., 10 Charles I.

4 August, 10 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Laurence Whitaker esq. J.P., of Thomas Applebye yoman and John Baker victualler, both of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd., in the sum of twenty pounds each, and of Anthony Richardson of St. Giles's aforesaid vintner, in the sum of forty pounds; For the said Anthony Richardson's appearance in the next Gaol Delivery for Middlesex, to answer &c. "for revileing, abuseinge and violently assaulting the Right Honorable the Lord Vicount Swifft." G. D. R., 1 Sept., 10 Charles I.

9 August, 10 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before George Longe esq. J.P., of John Coxe and William Darby both of Staple Inne London gentlemen, in the sum of forty pounds each, and of William Tressilian of Staple Inne gentleman, in the sum of one hundred pounds; For the said William Tressilian's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery for Middlesex &c., he having been "taken late in the night by the watche in Holborne where the Erle of Warwicke's Footeman was slayne."—Also, similar Recognizances, taken before the same magistrate, for the appearance of Robert Ringrose late of St. Sepulchre's co. Midd. gentleman. G. D. R., 1 Sept., 10 Charles I.

20 August, 10 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Martin's-in-theFields co. Midd. on the said day, William Farnell late of the said parish laborer stole and carried off thirty-three dozens of white waxen candles worth sixteen pounds and ten shillings, of the goods and chattels of the Most Serene Lord now King; And that, afterwards on the same day and at the same parish, John Knuckle late of the said parish painterstainer, knowing him to have perpetrated the said felony, received harboured and comforted the said William Farnell. William Farnell put himself 'Not Guilty,' John Knuckle was at large. G. D. R., 27 June, 12 Charles I.

1 December, 10 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church &c. during six months beginning on the said day, against William Peasley late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields gentleman. G. D. R., 25 June, 11 Charles I.