12 March, 14 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Thomas
Gardiner esq. Recorder of the city of London, of William Neele of
Wollerton co. Northampton esq. in the sum of two hundred pounds,
and Thomas Bates of Grayes Inne esq. and Randall Wallinger of St.
Andrew's Holborne gentleman, in the sum of one hundred pounds each;
For the said William Neele's appearance at the next Gaol Delivery for
Midd., to answer &c. "for a dangerous wounding of John Payton esq."
G. D. R., . . . ., 14 Charles I.
28 March, 15 Charles I.—Order by the Court for stay of proceedings for recusancy against "Anthony Metcalfe servant to the Queen's
Majestie," the said order being made in obedience to a command which it
"hath this Sessions received from his Majestie under his signe-manuall."
G. D. Reg.
29 May, 15 Charles I.—According to a letter under the hands of
Mr. Secretary Windebancke signifieing his Majesties pleasure therein,
It is ordered by this Courte that the estreating of the conviccions upon
the indictmentes of recusancy against these persons hereunder named
shall be staid untill his Majesties pleasure bee further knowen to the
contrary, vizt. Sir John Symonds knt., Elizabeth Good widowe, William
Cape and Mrs. Forman widowe. G. D. Reg.
28 August, 15 Charles I.—Order for stay of proceeding upon an
indictment for recusancy, preferred at the last Session against Sir
Charles Smith of Wotton Waven co. Warwick; the said order being
made in accordance with letters, dated under the King's sign-manual
on 29 June, 10 Charles I, signifying "that it was his Highnes
pleasure that noe indictment of recusancy should be received against"
the said Sir Charles Smith. G. D. Reg.
1 October, 15 Charles I.—Order, made at G. S. P. held at
Westminster, that the constables and churchwardens of Clarkenwell do
immediately cause Daniell Thomas carpenter, his family and servants
to be shut up in his house upon Clarkenwell Greene co. Midd., and
"a bill and redd crosse to be sett up as in such cases are usual, and to
cause a garde to bee sett there to look to the same, to prevent as much
as may be the further dispersion of the infeccion"; the said order
being made on information given to the Court, that a child of the said
Daniell Thomas and an old gentlewoman, who was his lodger, have
within this week died of the plague in the said house, and further that
the same Daniell Thomas's maidservant was carried by him to the
pesthouse, and there died immediately of the plague. S. P. Book.
24 October, 15 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Sir
Henry Spyller knt. J.P., of John Brompton clothworker and Robert
Chamborowe white-baker, both of Old Streete in St. Giles's Cripplegate co. Midd. in the sum of fifty pounds each, and of Askue Pillistone
of the same street "beadle," in the sum of one hundred pounds; For
the appearance of the said Askue Pillistone at the next Gaol Delivery
for Middlesex, to answer for uttering "scandalous speeches against the
Spanish nation and inveighing against the charity of those who releeved
such as lately came out of the Spanish Fleete." G. D. R., . . . .,
15 Charles I.
25 October, 15 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Peter
Heywood esq. J.P., of Bryan Barneby of Westminster grosser, in the
sum of forty pounds, and of Robert Mavor and Jeffrey. . . .,
both of Westminster grossers, in the sum of twenty pounds each; For
the appearance of the said Bryan Barneby at the next Session of the
Peace for the said city, then and there to answer "for scornfully behaving himself before the Duches of Richmond her exequitores conserninge 100 li given to the poore of Westminster parishe, hee being
one of the overseers of the poore." S. P. West. R., . . . ., Jan.,
15 Charles I.
16 December, 15 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Martin's-inthe-Fields co. Midd. on the said day, Edward Streete late of the said
parish yoman stole and carried away "septem tormenta anglice
pistolls" worth seven pounds, four books worth twenty-seven shillings,
two pairs of Spanish leatherne bootes worth thirty shillings, a brasse
potte worth twenty shillings, a kettle worth eight shillings, a brasse
panne worth ten shillings, two bitts for horses worth six shillings and
eight pence, and two pairs of guilt stirropp irons worth ten shillings,
of the goods and chattels of Edward Dunch esq. Found 'Guilty,'
Edward Streete asked for the book, read it, and was branded.
G. D. R., 20 Feb., 15 Charles I.