Middlesex Sessions Rolls
1641

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John Cordy Jeaffreson (editor)

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1888

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75-79

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'Middlesex Sessions Rolls: 1641', Middlesex county records: Volume 3: 1625-67 (1888), pp. 75-79. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66033 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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1641

2 February, 16 Charles I.—Recognizances, taken before Richard Lowther esq. J.P., of Henry Mountague vintner, Thomas Syms vintner, and Richard Mills gentleman, all three of Whitecrosse Streete, co. Midd., in the sum of forty pounds each; For the appearance of Matthew Kinder, apprentice and servant of the said Henry Mountague, at the next Gaol Delivery for London and Middlesex, to answer to matters charged against him by Robert Foard, "concerning the beating and brusing of his kinsman Thomas Foard, who was beaten and brused in the Inne which the said Mountague dwelleth in . . . . about the fifteenth day of January last, since which tyme the said Thomas Foard is dead at King's Langley in the county of Hartford, and itt is alleged by the said Robert Foard, that the blowes and bruses which he receaved in the said taverne was the cause of his death."—Also, the Recognizances, taken on the same day before same Justice of the Peace, of the same three persons (in forty pounds for each of the sureties, and one hundred pounds for the principal), for the appearance of the said Henry Mountague at the same Gaol Delivery, to answer &c. touching his part in the assault, committed in his Inne on the said Thomas Foard. G. D. R., 25 Feb., 16 Charles I.

17 February, 16 Charles I.—Recognizance, taken before Sir John Bramston knt., Chief Justice &c., of Katherine Blundell of St. Giles'sin-the-Fields co. Midd., in the sum of one hundred pounds; For her appearance at the next Session of Gaol Delivery for London and Middlesex, to answer &c. "concerning the death of her husband Richard Blundell."—Also, three other sets of Recognizances, taken on the same day before the same Chief Justice, for the appearance of Richard Saunders of St. Bridgett's London merchant-tailor (bound in the sum of four hundred pounds), Ferdinando Cesar of St. Martin's -in-the-Fields co. Midd. (bound in the sum of five hundred pounds), and Villers Philpott of the town of Southampton co. Southampton gentleman (bound also in the sum of five hundred pounds), at the same Session of Gaol Delivery, to answer &c. "concerninge the death of Richard Blundell." G. D. R., 25 Feb., 16 Charles I.

1 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. on the said day, Augustine Abbott alias Ryvers alias Savyle late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 1 April, 17 Charles 1, made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' Augustine Abbott was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there be executed in the manner prescribed for the execution of felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec., 17 Charles I.

1 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill for not going to church &c. during twenty-five whole months beginning on and next following the said 1 April, 17 Charles I., against William Bawde late of Wallgrave co. Northampton esq., Henry Turvell late of Aston Flawell co. Leicester esq., John Hall late of . . . . co. Leicester gentleman, each of the three being also described as late of St. Andrew's in Holborne co. Midd.; Ferdinando Hastings late of Branston co. Leicester esq., Henry Hastings late of Charley co. Leicester esq., both also described as late of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd.; the Lady Jane Shelley late of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. alias of Michell Grove in the parish of Clapham co. Sussex, widow; William Copley late of Gatton co. Surrey esq., Clement Finch late of Milton co. Kent esq., George Lone late of Sivenocke co. Kent gentleman, Richard Eltonhead of Charlton co. Kent gentleman, Ralph Lone late of Marworth co. Kent gentleman, Thomas Pordage late of Boughton Bleane co. Kent gentleman, William Pettit late of Boughton Bleane co. Kent gentleman, Richard Hawkins late of Boughton Bleane co. Kent gentleman, each of the eight lastnamed persons being also described as late of St. Clement's Danes co. Midd. G. D. R., . . . ., 19 Charles I.

10 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-theFields co. Midd. on the said day, John Wyndmore alias Wigmore alias Turner late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 10 April, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c.—Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' John Wyndmore was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there to be executed in the manner prescribed for felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec, 17 Charles I.

10 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-theFields co. Midd., Thomas Longville late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 10 April, 17 Charles L, made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice Seminarye Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c. Thomas Longville was at large. G. D. R., 20 April, 18 Charles I.

20 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Sepulchre's London co. Midd. on the said day, Edward Cannon late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 20 April, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' Edward Cannon was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there executed in the manner prescribed for the execution of felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec, 17 Charles I.

20 April, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Mary's Savoy in the Strand co. Midd. on the said day, Henry Mynors late of the said parish clerk, born in the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 20 April, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c. Henry Mynors put himself 'Not Guilty.' No record either of sentence or verdict. G. D. R., 2 Dec., 17 Charles I.

1 May, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. on the said day, John Hammond alias Jackson late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 1 May, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' John Hammond alias Jackson was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there executed in the manner appointed for felons guilty of high treason.—On the same file is preserved an insufficient and therefore quashed indictment against the same John Hammond, who is therein described as "William Hammond alias Nelson alias Valentyne." G. D. R., 2 Dec., 17 Charles I.

1 May, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. on the said day, Peter Wilford late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 1 May, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' Peter Wilford was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there be executed in the manner prescribed for the executions of felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec., 17 Charles I.

10 May, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Giles's-in-the-Fields co. Midd. on the said day, Walter Coleman late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 10 May, 17 Charles I. made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' Walter Coleman was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there executed in the manner prescribed for the execution of felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec., 17 Charles I.

1 June, 17 Charles I.—Bill (ignored) that, at St. Giles's-in-theFields co. Midd. on the said day, knowing him to be a subject of the Lord the King, born within the kingdom of England, and made and ordained a priest by authority derived and pretended from the See of Rome, John Francklyn late of the said parish tailor received, harboured, comforted and maintained one Thomas Longville. G. D. R., 20 April, 18 Charles I.

20 July, 17 Charles I.—Order, made at S. P. held at Hickes Hall, that Winifred Phillipps shall remayne in the House of Correccion without bayle, until the next General Sessions of the Peace to be held for this county, for that she is suspected to be accessary to the stealing of goodes to the value of 40,000£, being the goods of one John Higrinus, Doctor of Phisicke: and further, that in the meane time John Higrinus, who is the prosecutor, shall allow the said Winifred 6d. every day, according to his agreement here in Court; for that it is conceaved she may be a meanes for the discovery of much of the said goods, upon a commission already granted for examinacion of such persons as may have knowledge of any of the said goods by order made in the present parliament. S. P. Book.

10 August, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Sepulchre's London co. Midd. on the said day, Andrew Fryer alias Herne alias Richmond late of the said parish clerk, born within the kingdom of England, and after the Feast of St. John the Baptist, 1 Eliz., and before the said 10 August, 17 Charles I., made and ordained "Sacerdos anglice a Seminary Preist" by authority derived from the See of Rome, was and remained traitorously and as a false traitor of the said Lord the King &c. Putting himself 'Not Guilty,' Andrew Fryer was found 'Guilty' by a jury, when he was sentenced to be drawn on a hurdle to the gallows of Tiborne, and there be executed in the manner prescribed for the execution of felons, convicted of high treason. G. D. R., 2 Dec, 17 Charles I.

17 August, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Martin's-in-theFields in the night of the said day, John Johnson alias Becom laborer, Peter Gilpine laborer, and Joan Parsons spinster alias wife of William Parsons taylor, all three late of the said parish, broke burglariously into the King's dwelling-house called "St. James House," and stole therefrom a coronett of beaten gold worth one hundred and forty pounds, four foetemens coates with rich cognizances worth thirty pounds, two hundred ounces of gold and silver lace worth fifty pounds, twenty ells of fine holland worth twenty pounds, twenty ells of linen cloth called damaske worth twenty pounds, fifteen ells of blacke and redd silke stuffe worth five pounds, a wastcoate imbrodered with silver and gold upon silke worth six pounds, a wastcoate imbrodered with silver and colors of silke uppon white taffetye worth five pounds, a velvett night-bagge richely imbrodered with gold and silver and colours of silke worth five pounds, three imbrodered scarfes worth six pounds, a damaske table-cloth worth five pounds, the bodye of a doublett richely laced worth three pounds, two hundred yards of ymbrodered millard lace worth four pounds, a payre of hangers . . . ., a silver chamber pott worth sixteen pounds, together with other articles (whose descriptions are imperfect from injury done to the parchment), of the goods and chattels of . . . . Found 'Guilty' John Johnson was sentenced to be hung. Peter Gilpine was at large. No clerical memorandum touching Joan Parsons. G. D. R., 20 April, 18 Charles I.

9 September, 17 Charles I.—True Bill that, at St. Margaret's Westminster on the said day, Anne Hampton wife of Richard Hampton late of the said parish, with the intention of killing her said husband gave him antimony mixed in wine, of which poison the said Richard Hampton died on the following day, being so murdered by his said wife. Putting herself 'Not Guilty,' Anne Hampton was found 'Not Guilty' by a jury, who did not retract. G. D. R., 2 Dec, 17 Charles I.