Henry VIII
June 1541, 21-30

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'Henry VIII: June 1541, 21-30', Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, Volume 16: 1540-1541 (1898), pp. 444-465. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=76248 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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June 1541, 21–30

21 June. 915. “The late Priorye of Saint Elenes within the Citye of London.”
Archæologia
xvi. 29.
“The View and Surveye ther taken the xxjth daye of June, in the xxxiij yeare of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Kinge Henrye the viijth, by Thomas Mildmay, one of the King's auditors thereunto assigned.”
Describing the buildings and gardens within the precinct with their yearly value and tenants' names.
22 June. 916. James Gernon.
Irish Pat.
Roll, 32–33
Hen. VIII.,
m. II.
Protection granted by the lord Deputy and lords in Parliament to James Gernon, son and heir to Sir Patrick Gernon, of Gernonston, who was attainted for adhering to Thos. Fitzgerald, and has since continued with O'Neill, with whom it stands in doubt whether there shall be war or peace. Given in consideration that he knows O'Neill's country, and to last until he obtains the King's pardon. 22 June 33 Hen. VIII.
See Morrin's Calendar, p. 71.
22 June. 917. Wallop to the Council.
R. O. According to the King's commission and instructions of the 3rd inst. to Wallop, Ric. Lee, and Ant. Rowse, touching the seditious fellow Morres Appowell, who, at the Lord Privy Seal's being here, stirred a mutiny among his fellows the labourers, they sat upon the said Morres in the market place upon market day, 19 June, and produced the two persons who accused him before the Lord Privy Seal and Lord Admiral, who openly declared his seditious words. Condemned him to be hanged at 3 p.m. the same afternoon, and he was executed at a place outside the town, where he still hangs. Since then the labourers have done their duty more quietly. Will not write of the works as the King's surveyor, and Rogers, his master mason, have lately advertised the King of them. The trouble caused by springs at the Three Corner bulwark is overcome. Mr. Rowse's letter to thy King shows the state of provisions. Praises Rowse's diligence. Lack of garniture and lodging for soldiers within the castle and danger in case of sickness.
All quiet on the frontiers. Sent a spy to Amiens, who saw no men of war, but a few footmen about Arde. All boughs of trees overhanging the roads are cut down to enable horsemen to pass with their spears. One M. de Verron reported that a great triumph should be now made at the marriage of the duke of Cleves with the queen of Navarre's daughter; and afterwards the French king with the Dolphin and duke of Cleves “should come down together.”
This morning came the governor of Feenis about restoration of certain cattle. He says Du Beez is returned to Boulogne, having been all along the frontier to St. Quyntyns, Peron, Guyze, and Varven, which last they are fortifying. The French king will go towards Lyons. Wrote how the said governor commanded that no more stone should be delivered at the usual quarries. He said he yesterday spoke to Mons. Du Beez about it, who said that in five or six days he would come to these borders hunting, and would then speak of it. Asks whether in speaking with Du Beez he is to follow the instructions brought by the Lord Privy Seal and Lord Admiral as well concerning the Couswade as Cowbridge.
To certify the state of the Emperor's frontiers as well as the French; describes how, hearing that Mountory should be fortified, Wallop sent thither an espial, who went with the lieutenant of Dorneham (for Frenchmen are not suffered to come there) and reports that the Great Master of Flanders is there engaged in taking measurements for fortifications, and his wife lies at Remyngham. Precautions taken there against the French.
Writes in his “said letter” of 700 or 800 cattle of Feenis taken upon the King's ground. When the news of it came to Arde it was supposed they were taken as a prey, and the labourers left their work, and the captain, who was at Landerton at the year's mind of Madame de Landerton, was sent for in haste. The cattle are all re-delivered, and they of Feenis fully satisfied. Guysnes, 22 June. Signed.
Pp.
5. Add. Endd.
22 June. 918. Anth. Rous to the Council.
R. O. I have written to the King how far I have proceeded in the victualling of Guisnes Castle according to instructions given by the Lord Privy Seal and Lord Admiral at their late being here and by your lordships' letters. Lings and stockfishes which should be provided are too dear. The greatest want is coal. Mr. Sutton writes that your Lordships told him the King before Christmas last disbursed 200l. to Branlyng of Newcastle to provide coal to form a staple for Calais and Guisnes. None has come here. Please write the King's pleasure herein to the Lord Deputy, and I will convey hither the amount appointed. Sends a brevet of the victual received from Mr. Sutton hitherto. Explains some particulars, and estimates the cost of living of labourers at Guisnes; who may be boarded for 20d. the week, or may dine or sup for 1½d. a meal and if (as many do) they board themselves and take the King's victual “may escape better chepe.” Guisnes, 22 June. Signed.
P.
1. Add. Endd.
ii. Victual received from James Sutton by Ant. Rous before 22 June ao 33.
Wheat, 780 qr., malt 660 qr., oats 180 qr., beans and pease 110 qr., beeves 121, muttons 198, bacon flitches 386, butter 12 bz., cheese 80 weys, sweet wines 16 butts, liquorice 340 lbs., candles 250 doz.
P. 1.
23 June. 919. Sir Wm. Paulet lord St. John, Master of the King's Woods.
See Grants in June, No. 55.
23 June. 920. Oudart du Bies to Wallop.
R. O. I learn from the governor of Fyennes whom I sent to you that you and Madame your wife make good cheer. On Saturday I go to Arde, and if we could meet by the way, at Fyennes mill or elsewhere, I should be glad to see you. As I dine at Marquize I think midday would be a suitable hour to meet. Boulogne, 23 June 1541. Signed.
French, p.
1. Add.: Captain of Guisnes.
24 June. 921. Sir Cuthbert Ratcliff to Westmoreland.
See No. 982 (2).
24 June. 922. Francis I. to Marillac.
R. O.
Kaulek, 316.
(Abstract.)
Has received his letter of the 14th, and thanks him for his ample advertisement of occurrents, which Francis prays him to continue, especially touching the journey in the North and the King's health, which he desires as he does his own. Has seen what he wrote in cipher of Norfolk's conversation and conclusion that he would himself make some design to break the intrigues of the Emperor, which he would declare when they were in the North; to which time also Marillac reserved speaking of the match Francis wrote of. Warns him, as he has twice done already, to do that so dexterously that it may not seem to come from Francis or any of his Council.
Has letters from Ratisbon, both from the Sieur de Vely and De Morellet, that there is no longer hope of concord touching religion and that the Germans will not take arms for the matter of Hungary, if the Turk does not invade Germany. The Landgrave was to leave the Tuesday after the date of Francis's letters, which was the 9th inst., after which it is reckoned the other princes will not make long sojourn. The Emperor was not in the way to obtain anything touching Gueldres and Milan. The King of the Romans' men had been sharply repulsed in two assaults they made upon Buda; and, in an attempt to re-victual a town in Hungary, 4,000 of them were killed by the soldiers of the infant King (fn. 1) (roy pupille). Most of the gentlemen of the Emperor's house who went from Ratisbon are there dead. If the Emperor can escape from the place where he is, he will take his way into Italy. This news is to be given to the King of England, although Francis thinks he has heard it otherwise.
French. Modern transcript, pp. 2. Headed: 24 June 1541.
25 June. 923. The Privy Council.
Nicolas'
P.C.P., vii.
203.
Note that on 21, 22, 23 and 24 June the Council did not sit.
Meeting at Westm., 25 June. Present: Chancellor, Gt. Chamb., Hertford, Gt. Admiral, Vice-Chamb., Sadler, Chanc. of Augm., Chanc. of Tenths, No business recorded.
25 June. 924. [Ralph Armonte, late Abbot of Sulby,] to Dr. Lee.
R. O. The bearer, my servant, was servant of the house of Sulby, Ntht., at the suppression at Mich. 30 Hen. VIII., and was then behind a year's wages, 40s., and for work done for me and the convent in making their apparel, 40s. 25 June 33 Hen. VIII. Signature lost.
Mutilated, p.
1. Add. at the head.
26 June. 925. The Privy Council.
Nicolas'
P.C.P., vii.
204.
Meeting at Westm., 26 June. Present: Abp. of Canterbury, Chancellor, Gt. Chamb., Hertford, Gt. Admiral, Vice-Chamb., Sadler, Chanc. of Augm., Chanc. of Tenths. Business:—Upon suit made sundry times by Thos. Barnaby, merchant, on behalf of Bernard de Bernarde and Peter Tilley, for goods robbed from them on the coast of St. David's, five or six years past, by Thos. Palmer, Thos. Carter, and other English pirates, and sold to Thos. Lloyd, chanter of St. David's, and other inhabitants there, the said chanter was sent for and examined in presence of Barnaby; and said that he and others had indeed bought 9 ton of salt and 3½ tun of wine, but repaid the money to the said Bretons and received their acquittance, which he showed; he was therefore discharged until further matter should be declared against him. Letter written to Nic. Lambert and — Browne, captains at Guisnes, to appear before the Council at Westm. on 4 July; also a letter to Sir John Wallop and Ant. Rous to order their men during their absence. Thos. Thornehill sent for by letter to appear at Westm., 4 July.
26 June. 926. Sir Ant. St. Leger to Henry VIII.
R. O.
St. P., iii.
304.
Parliament began the morrow after Trinity Sunday, but, as Ormond, Desmond, and other lords of Munster were not arrived, the solemn mass of the Holy Ghost was deferred until Thursday, Corpus Christi Day. The said earls, with others, as lords Barrye, Roche, FitzMorice and Brymegeam, and McGilpatrike, now baron of Upper Ossorie, came on Tuesday and were at the mass. On Friday the Commons presented their speaker, Sir Thos. Cusake, who made a right solemn “preposition,” praising the King for his extirpation of the Bishop of Rome's power, and for his innumerable benefits shown to his people; which was prudently answered by the Chancellor. Ormond briefly declared both speeches to the said lords in Irish, to their contentation. Describes how he himself afterwards put forward the bill that the King should be king of Ireland, which was joyously agreed to by both Houses, and on Saturday received the Royal consent. There were present 2 earls, 3 viscounts, 16 barons, 2 archbishops, 12 bishops, Donough Obrien, Dr. Onolan and a bishop, deputies of the Great Obrien, the Great Orayly and many other Irish captains, and the Common House, wherein are divers knights and many gentlemen of fair possessions. Describes rejoicings in Dublin and how prisoners were delivered; and, on Sunday, solemn mass at St. Patrick's church, sung by the abp. of Dublin, after which the Act was proclaimed there in presence of 2,000 persons, and Te Deum sung.
Does not write more as the Council is writing. Being poor, sends a pair of silk gloves, “as of him that would as gladly present you with the empire of the whole world if it were in him to give.” Kilmaynam, 26 June. Signed.
Pp.
2. Add. Endd.
R. O. 2. Modern copy of the preceding.
Pp. 4.
927. The King's Title to Ireland. (fn. 2)
Lamb. MS.,
621, p. 14.
A statement of “the King's title to the land of Ireland, after the Chronicles.” Seven “titles” showing that the Irish were subjects of the king of Britain when he granted Ireland to them (they coming from Boyan, (fn. 3) the chief city of Boscoo, in Spain, of which city the said king was then lord “as our King now is”), that the Irish chiefs made voluntary submission to Henry II. and Richard II., that the Pope granted the island to Henry II. and the Irish clergy acquiesced. “Therefore, from the beginning to the end, good is our King's right to the lordship of Ireland, and therefore hold they them still for shame that thereof the contrary will say.”
Copy, pp. 2. See Carew Calendar, No. 156.
26 June. 928. Maltravers to the Lord Privy Seal.
R. O. I send the King by Fras. Hawle the “plat” of the Mar[she], Mayne Brook and other low grounds. Hawle seemed loath to depart from hence and on my questioning him, said he had lately received letters directed to him and the Commissary here containing matters to be disclosed to no person. To that answer I give little [credit] thinking that the King does not esteem me so light as to be unworthy to be privy to any matter entrusted to them; but I beg to know whether he has received any such letters so as to know how to credit him hereafter. Calais, [26] June 1541. Signed.
Pp.
2. Mutilated. Add. Endd.: 26 June.
26 June. 929. Wallop to the Council.
R. O. Wrote last that M. de Beez would speak with him in five or six days. On the 23rd he wrote that he was going to Arde on the Saturday following, &c., as appears by the letter enclosed. (fn. 4) Took the Surveyor, Mr. Rowse, Mr. Hall, and the four captains (fn. 5) with him, and was at the place of meeting early. Du Beez received them very gently and said he had been long absent, but was now going to see the works at Arde, and declared what fortifications the French king had in hand on the frontier, especially two castles near Hennowey. He desired that they might live friendly together and had brought a greffier to show the title upon which they had sown corn on ground which Pawlmer, the bailly, had averred to be the King's. Pawlmer had asked them to desist from ploughing the ground until he had spoken with the lord Deputy. They did so and waited a long time without answer, and finally sowed the ground on the strength of Madame de Fyennes' title thereto. Wallop answered that he knew nothing of the matter but had always heard the ground was part of the King's limits.
Spoke then of the quarry, and Du Beez said they might have as much stone as they liked there by asking for it, and that the quarry belonged to Madame de Fyennes. Replied we had always taken it without asking; but the King had a better quarry close by, so we would neither dispute nor confess Madame de Fyennes' title to it. No mention was made of the Couswade or Cowbridge. Du Beez said that if Wallop had not come so early he would have sought him at Guisnes. Gives conversation about the fortifications there and at Mountory, the numbers of workmen at Guisnes, Calais, and Arde, and the result of the musters in the Boulognois. Learns from Boulogne that secret orders are given for 2,000 men to be ready, and that some guess that the Couswade is to be mown this year. Wrote lately that a great number of scythes have come to Boulogne by water, so it might be presumed they intend such a thing or else to cut down the corn about Arde betimes. Will keep diligent watch. Du Beez said the French king was at Chastellerow and would go to Mollynes, and then if the Emperor drew towards Italy he would draw towards Lyons. He said he heard the King's Majesty would go northwards, and asked when. The Duke of Cleves was still in Court and his wife would remain there a year or two, being too young and very sickly. Guisnes, 26 June. Signed.
Pp.
4. Add. Endd.: “with a letter enclosed of Mons. du Bies.”
27 June. 930. The Privy Council.
Nicolas'
P.C.P., vii.
205.
Meeting at Westm., 27 June. Present: Chancellor, Gt. Chamb., Hertford, Gt. Admiral, Vice-Chamb., Sadler, Chanc. of Augm., Chanc. of Tenths. Business:—Letter sent to Sir Ric. Bulkeley, deputy chamberlain of North Wales, to make restitution of a ship which had belonged to pirates called Palmer and Carter, and cause all such within his rule as bought goods robbed by the said pirates, about five years past, from Bernard de Bernarde and Peter Tilley, to restore the value into his hands or else appear before the Council.
27 June. 931. Thomas lord Dacre op the South.
R. O. File of documents in Baga de Secretis, pouch XII., consisting of the following:— (fn. 6)
(1.) Suss.: Indictment, at Hellynglye, on Tuesday after Ascension Day 33 Hen. VIII., before Robt. Oxenbrige and Thos. Darell, justices of the peace, by the grand jury, viz., John Combes, Thos. Awodde, John Lusham, Thos. Praty, John Gattys, John Dyne, Thos. Washer, Wm. Erle, Ric. Wyllard, Thos. à Rede, Wm. Frende, Wm. Sheppard, and Ric. Hylder, who pray day for giving their verdict to Saturday in Whitsun week; on which day they come before Sir Humph. Browne, King's serjeant-at-law, Robt. Oxenbrige, and Thos. Darell, at Marisfeld, and find:—That Thos. Fynes, of Hurst Mouneseux, Suss., lord Dacre, alias Thomas lord Dacre, with John Mauntell, of Hurst Mouneseux, esq., John Cheyne, esq., and John Frowdys, gent., of London, Geo. Roydon, of Peckeham, Kent, and Thos. Isley, of Sonderyche, Kent, gentlemen, and Ric, Middleton, of Hurst Mouneseux, yeoman, John Goldewell, of Hurst Mouneseux, gent., Hen. Fitzherbert, of Ryngemere, Suss., yeoman, Ric. Bery, of Fletchyng, Suss., smith, Nic. Foster, of Hurst Mouneseux, yeoman, Thos. Maunser, of Fremfeld, Suss., yeoman, Thos. Duffeld, of Est Grensted, Suss., yeoman, and John Shelley, of Petcham, Suss., gent., did, 20 April 32 Hen. VIII., assemble at Hurst Mouneseux, in the mansion of the said Thomas lord Dacre and illegally conspire how they might best hunt the park of Nic. Pelham at Lawghton, Suss., with dogs and nets called “bukstalles” and other engines, and bound themselves to slay any of the King's lieges who might resist them in their illegal purpose. Then, on 30 April 33 Hen. VIII., they met again in the same house and divided in two parties, Fitzherbert, Bery, Foster, Maunser, Duffeld, and Shelley going towards the park by one way and the rest by another. On the way thither at a place called Pykehey in the parish of Hellyngleigh John and James Busebryge and Ric. Somener were standing, and, fearing lest they should be recognised and hindered by them, Thos. lord Dacre and those with him attacked them and mortally wounded John Busebryge, who died on the 2nd May following.
(2.) Commission appointing lord Chancellor Audeley steward of England for the trial of Thos. lord Dacre, who stands indicted of felony. Westm., 27 June 33 Hen. VIII.
(3.) Midd.: Steward's precept to the constable of the Tower to bring up the body of Thos. Fynes, late of Hurst Mouneseux, Suss., lord Dacre, at Westm., on Monday after St. John's Day. Westm., 27 (fn. 7) June 33 Hen. VIII. Endd.: Answered by Sir John Gage, constable of the Tower; with note that lord Dacre was committed to his custody by the King.
(4.) Midd.: Precept by lord Chancellor Audeley, as steward of England hac vice, to Ric. Venables, serjeant-at-arms, to summon a jury of peers to be at Westm. on Monday after St. John's Day. Westm., 27 (fn. 7) June 33 Hen. VIII. Endd.: Executed as in schedule annexed.
(5.) Jury panel annexed, viz., the marquis of Dorset, earls of Sussex, Derby, Rutland, Huntingdon, Bath, Hertford, and Bridgewater, and lords Russell, Morley, Cobham, Powes, Sturton, Mowngey, Wyndesore, Mordent, and Seynt John.
(6.) Record of pleas before Audeley (reciting § 2, a writ of certiorari to the Chief Justice to produce indictments and a writ of Habeas Corpus to the constable of the Tower, both dated 27 June 33 Hen. VIII., and noting §§ 3 and 4) at Westm. on Monday after St. John's Day 33 Hen. VIII. Sir Edw. Mountague, Chief Justice, delivered the indictments; Sir John Gage, constable of the Tower, produced the body of Thos. lord Dacres; Ric. Venables, serjeant-at-arms, certified that the peers were summoned, who, on proclamation made, answered to their names (as in § 5). Indictment (§ 1) cited, Lord Dacre is brought to the bar, pleads not guilty, and puts himself upon his peers.
The peers being charged, and sufficient and probable evidence on the King's part given in open court, lord Dacre pleads guilty and puts himself upon the King's mercy. Thereupon the King's serjeants-at-law and attorney pray judgment.
Judgment, to be hanged (no place named).
Endd. as delivered of record, by Audeley, on Monday next after the quinzaine of St. Michael.
Latin.
27 June. 932. Paget to Wriothesley.
R. O. Though, no doubt, Mr. Sadleyr informs him of occurrents, will give a discourse of some proceedings since his departure. On Saturday, Mantell, &c., had their judgment in the King's Bench, where Mantell acted very temperately and charitably, and the rest behaved very discreetly, for young men. The same day lord Leonard was arraigned there, attainted, and judged. He spoke in his defence moderately and very reverently towards the King. He was at the bar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., using as his chief buckler that he did none of the things laid to his charge without the consent of the Council, as proved by certain writings “in a capcase that Mr. Kingston had at the time of his apprehension.” He staggered most at Walshe's and Ashebolde's entertainment. However, before the inquest gave their verdict, he confessed to the whole indictment, and thereupon had judgment. In the mean season the lords Chancellor, Sussex, Hertford, Admiral, Duresme, and St. John, with Mr. Baker, consulted in the Star Chamber upon lord Dacre's case. They “made great conscience” to find him guilty of murder, and sent for the indictment twice or thrice, and would rather have used some means to make him confess. Knows not what they decided; but this day “he shall be arraigned, and with him, the common saying is, the lord Lisle. Mr. Sadleyr knoweth it not, and yet the Lieutenant told me so. Sir, I am sent for to the Council, and therefore must stay my writing until soon.
“At my coming to, the Star Chamber there found I all the lords, to the number of xvij assembled for a conference touching the lord Dacre's case; for the lord Lisle came not forth to day. To Council they went, and had with them present the Chief Justices, with other of the King's learned counsel; and albeit I was excluded yet they spake so loud, some of them, that I might hear them notwithstanding two doors shut between us. Among the rest that could not agree to wilful murder, the lord Cobham, as I took him by his voice, was vehement and stiff. Suddenly and softly they agreed, I wot not how, and departed to the King's Bench together; whereas, the lord Chancellor executing the office of High Steward, the lord Dacre pledd not guilty to the indictment, referring himself to the trial of his peers, and declaring, with long circumstances, that he intended no murder, and so purged himself to the audience as much as he might. And yet nevertheless, afterward, by an inducement of the confession of the rest already condemned, declared unto him by the judge, he refused his trial and, upon hope of grace (as I took it), confessed the indictment; which he did not without some insinuation.” His judgment was to be hanged. It was pitiful to see so young a man by his own folly brought to such a case, but joyful to hear him speak at the last so wisely and show himself so repentant.
Yesterday the lords were with the King to confer upon the articles enclosed. To the three first, although they sought means to enter an entreaty of pardon, his Majesty “would not hear of it but slipped them on, saving that he appointed Cox to resort to the lord Leonard for his ghostly father, and willed execution of them all to be respited.” The fourth he referred to their discretion; in the treaty whereof they desired to have one appointed to write their despatches. The King said I should be left behind with them, but afterwards said he would consider whether to leave me or Mr. Sadleyr. I would rather serve in your company. The determination of the other points is totted upon every article's head. Today after dinner the Council was with the King to declare lord Dacre's humble submission, “hoping thereby to move his Majesty to pardon him; which took no effect, for tomorrow shall the lord Leonard, Mantel, Roydon, and Frowdes suffer, and the lord Dacre upon Wednesday. God have mercy on them and give them grace to repent their evil doings and to take patiently their deaths. Ysley, Cheney, Middleton, and Goldue[ll] are appointed to have the King's mercy.”
The earl of Murrey is to take musters in Scotland along the Borders, fearing, as the earl of Westmoreland reports, an invasion from England. Sir John Nevel suffered on the 15th inst., and, the same day, 30 prisoners for felony, robbery, &c. The works at Guisnes go up apace, and the Frenchmen are afraid. The French king comes back (as the ambassador told my lord Privy Seal) to Paris. Commendations to my lady your wife. Westm., 27 June.
Hol., pp. 3. Add. Endd.: 1541.
27 June. 933. Clopton, Ntht.
R. O. Note made by Thos. Argall, 27 June 34 Hen. VIII., that Clopton rectory, Ntht., is worth 47l. 3s. 9d. a year, clear, and the tenth is 34s.d.
Hol., small paper, p.
1.
28 June. 934. The Privy Council.
Nicolas'
P.C.P., vii.
206.
Meeting at Westm., 28 June. Present: Chancellor, Gt. Chamb., Hertford, Gt. Admiral, Vice-Chamb., Sadler, Chanc. of Augm., Chanc. of Tenths. Business:—Letter under stamp to the earl of Westmoreland that if certified that the Scots would make any enterprise against Berwick he should repair to its defence.
28 June 935. Deputy of Ireland and Others to Henry VIII.
R. O.
St. P., iii.
306.
Describe the meeting of Parliament and passing of the Act for Henry VIII. to be king of Ireland much as in St. Leger's letter of 26 June (No. 926). Send the names of all the lords, English and Irish, that were present, who all subscribed the said bill. Lords and Commons petition that henceforth this style may be used “Henry th'Eight, king of Inglande, Irelande, and of Fraunce, Defendor of the Faythe, and in Erthe Supreme Hed of the Churche of Inglande and Irelande.” Beg to know his pleasure in this.
Donough Obryen and Obryen's attorneys appeared and gave willing consent to the Act, but Oneyle will not come to any honest conformity and seems the only gall and poison of this realm. Cannot well at the same time pursue the civilising of Leinster and maintain war with Oneyle, and therefore use persuasion. Had his messenger present in the Parliament chamber and afterwards wrote him another letter that if he refused to resort to the Deputy as other noble men did they would (setting all other exploits apart) proceed to his correction.
As directed by the King's letters, send an article engrossed under the Great Seal, to be passed as an Act here, concerning conditions to be inserted in letters patent to those that now submit; which, being certified under the Great Seal of England, shall be passed accordingly. In the same letters, under the article touching McWilliam, the King warns them not to depart with Crown lands. All McWilliam's lands are parcel of the earldom of Ulster, and few or none of the disobeisants have any lands that are not the King's. Advise that, as they have been so long in possession, they should (unless the King make a general conquest) have their lands upon honest conditions, and so confirm the King's right to punish them if they transgress.
Orayly, being at Parliament in the apparel the King gave him, sued for his lands. As he is a man of great power he should have the honour of viscount and be called viscount of Cavan, which is his chief town. Ask the King to write his pleasure to Orayly and also that the Deputy and such of the Council as he thinks meet shall divide his country, so that every gentleman may have reasonable living to him and his heirs as he (Orayly) has. Dublin, 28 June. Signed: Antony Sentleger: John Alen: James Ormd and Oss.: J. of D. (fn. 8) : George Dublin.: Edmund of Cassell: Edwarde Miden.: Cristophorus Tuam.: J. Rawson vicount: Jenico vicunt of G. (fn. 9) : Edmd Fyz Mur: J. F., B. off Slane (fn. 10) : P. B. lord of T. (fn. 11) : Sr C. lorde of Howth: John lord of Kyllen: Gerald Aylmer, justice: Thomas Walssh; Thomas Lutrell, justice: John Mynne: James Bathe, baron: Will'm Cavendyssh: Thom's Houth, justice: Will'm Brabazon.
Pp. Add. Endd.: The Deputy of Ireland with divers other lords of that realm to the King's Majesty of the 28th of June.
R. O. 2. Modern extract from the preceding (the first paragraph).
Pp. 2. Headed: Dublin, 28 June 1542.
R. O.
St. P. iii.
306.
3. “1541. The names of them that were present at the Parliament in Ireland,” viz.:—
The lord Deputy “loco Regis,” the lord Chancellor, the lord Treasurer; Geo. abp. of Armagh, Geo. abp. of Dublin, Edm. abp. of Cashel, Chr. abp. of Tuam; Edm. bp. of Meath, Wm. bp. of Kildare, Matth. bp. of Leighlin, Miles bp. of Ossory, Alex. bp. of Ferns, Nic. bp. of Waterford, Dominic bp. of Cork, and the bps. of Limerick, Ardfert, Killaloe, Emly (? Tymolanen), Elphin, Down, Killala, Kilmacduagh, Clonfert, Ross, Clogher (? Coranen), and Aghadoe (Acaden); Jas. Butler earl of Ormond and Ossory, Jas. Desmonde earl of Desmond, viscounts Barry, Gormanstown, Clontarff, and Baltinglasse; Maurice lord of Kerry “de sturpe Remondi de la Grose”; lord Roche, lord Bermyngham of Athenry, baron of Slane, baron of Delvyn; lords of Kyllyne, Dunsane, Howthe, and Trymlettiston; lord Power; barons of Dunboyne, Upper Ossorie, Low the, and Carbre.
Followed by a list marked “isti nondum sunt de Parliamento,” viz., Obrene's proctors, Wm. de Burgo captain of his nation, Donat Obrene, Carolus filius Arturi Kavanagh, Dominus Orayly, Kedagh Omore, and Phelym Roo.
Lat., large paper, p. 1. Endd. as above.
28 June. 936. Deputy of Ireland and Others to the Council.
R. O. For news of this Parliament, refer to their letters to the King and to the relation of the bearer, Thomas Geffery, whom they detained for this purpose. Desire credence for him and that his pains and charges may be considered. Dublin, 28 June. Signed by all who signed the letter to the King (No. 935) except Fitzmaurice, and also by John Travers.
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29 June. 937. Wallop to the Council.
R. O. Their letters dated Westm., 26 June, directed to Wallop and Ant. Rowse, came yesterday. Will accordingly take order for those under the charge of Mr. Lambert and Brown, who now repair to the Council. Upon Rowse's return from Calais will show him the letter. No news since his letter of the 26th, by Mr. Hall. Asks the King's pleasure concerning a Frenchman whom he has had in prison a month, who was taken in the town ditch suspiciously, and of whom he wrote before. Progress of the fortifications. As the King is shortly to depart on his progress northwards, asks to whom he shall send his letters to be forwarded, for he will have occasion to write often but not always to send a post express. Guysnes, 29 June. Signed.
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29 June. 938. Card. Pole to Card. Cervini.
Poli Epp., iii.
98.
In favour of certain men of Capranica. Capranica, 29 June 1541. Ital.
30 June. 939. The Privy Council.
Nicolas'
P.C.P., vii.
207.
Note that at Westm., on 29 and 30 June, the Council did not sit.
30 June. 940. Henry VIII. to Mary Queen of Hungary.
R. O. Is informed that John Petwell, an Englishman dwelling in Antwerp, has there not only detained and destroyed merchandise which Sir John Fourman, alderman of London, committed to him to sell, but also has forged Fourman's signature, so as to charge him with goods he never received; whereupon his office at Antwerp has been broken open and his books seized by the town officers, who refuse to restore them. Begs her to order the said books to be restored, and to have the case settled according to justice without delay. Westminster, 30 June 1541.
French. Modern transcript from Brussels, pp. 2. (R. T. 145).
30 June. 941. Marillac to Francis I.
R. O.
Kaulek, 317.
(The whole
text.)
Everyone here knows that the King today commences his progress, which extends as far as York. He will not return to this town until the end of October; as appears by a memorandum of the places he will pass, the sojourn he will make there, and the provisions necessary,—an order rendered necessary by the company, which may number 4,000 or 5,000 horse, whereas ordinarily he takes only 1,000. As the thing is new, nothing else is talked of. More than 200 tents are carried, artillery is sent by sea and river to within 10 miles of York, and the great horses are taken as if it were a question of war; all because the King, during his reign, has never visited these places, where, for his first entry and for the danger of the daily rebellions, he wishes to be well accompanied by men of these parts in whom he has more trust.
Before his departure he has given order for the Tower to be cleared of prisoners, and, as he lately began by the execution of the countess of Salisbury, the lord Nevel, and others of whom Marillac wrote, such progress has since been made that in eight days all will be despatched, either by condemnation or absolution. Already lord Leonard de Grec, commonly called de Clydas, of the house of Osserter, allied to the greatest lords of England, and for five years this King's lieutenant in Ireland, on Saturday last, the 25th inst., was led to Westminster, and there, according to the old custom which is resumed, judged and condemned by the twelve men deputed to this judgment, and two days later beheaded in front of the Tower, in which he had been detained more than a year. Is told that his accusation was (1) that, being King's lieutenant in Ireland, he sent raiment and money to some rebels who were his relations; (2) that by his means a cordelier who was in prison for maintaining the Pope's authority escaped; and (3) that he defrauded the soldiers of their pay and so caused mutiny. The same day, was led to judgment a young lord called Dacre of the South, also allied with the greatest lords of England, and of 6,000 or 7,000 ducats income, who, for assembling armed men with the intention of seeking a park keeper whom they wished to slay, and slaying another in place of the man they were seeking, was condemned to be hanged, and yesterday was executed at the common gibbet of London, called Tyburn. His three companions suffered the like death, who were Mr. Mantel, one of this King's 50 gentlemen whom he calls his Pensioners, a controller of his customs, (fn. 12) and one Reddyn, of a Kentish family; all three gentlemen of good house, aged 25 to 30, and much esteemed. The other seven or eight who were at this muster have been taken to be executed on the spot. For the other prisoners in the Tower, if it is not this week, it will be the next, like poor lord Lisle, deputy of Calais, the Master Porter, called Palmer, who was taken with Mr. Wallop, and the son of the late lord Montague, who is said to be in the same danger as the rest, although he is very young and innocent.
Although it is not spoken of, and there is as yet no clear evidence, those here seem to have something on their stomach difficult to digest. Upon diligent inquiry learns that the news from Germany scarcely pleases them, and that Winchester has taken leave of the Emperor and is returning. They are also very indignant that the lords of Ireland who had come in to them, when convoked to a Parliament there, have proved disobedient and revolted. What weighs more upon them is the alliance of Francis and the duke of Cleves, from which they doubt annoyance some day, because of the injury they did to Madame, his sister, who is repudiated. As they suspect all friendships of their neighbours and have no more trust in their intelligence with the Germans, it is probable that they will try to make their league closer with the Emperor, to make him forget the injury to him through his aunt queen Katharine, or else seek to make war between the Emperor and Francis, that they may be secure and sought by both sides. Since he has been here, has not seen so much appearance of it as these ten or twelve days, in which the Emperor's ambassador has been twice at Court, and things have been discussed which have given much thought to both sides, but they are kept very secret. Some say the question was the marriage of lady Mary, and Marillac believes there has been something about that, but the King's words to him before and the difficulty about legitimation, the Pope's authority and the reservation of the Crown to the young Prince of Wales, make it impossible to persuade any man of judgment here that they intend to give hope of succeeding to this realm to a stranger. Besides, duke Philip of Bavaria, to whom she was formeriy promised as illegitimate, lately sent a personage (fn. 13) to learn their determination, who received an answer rather putting him in hope of having her than refusing. The said lady Mary would not speak, apart, to the Emperor's ambassador when he was last at Court, although he went so far as to enter her chamber; for as he entered by one door she went out by another, and sent him word that she would not, for him, incur the displeasure of the King, her father, as formerly happened for the same cause. The ambassador was much displeased and returned quite confused. It was said that the Sieur Duprat was coming on the Emperor's part, but that is now not continued, and in few days the truth will be better known.
Seven or eight days ago, Norfolk left for his own house and afterwards to attend the King at Lincoln, where the writer intends to be, to see if anything will be said on the subject of his preceding letters in cipher, and to fulfil Francis's instructions.
French Two modern transcripts. pp. 6 and pp. 8. Headed: London, 30 June 1541.
30 June. 942. Sir Wm. Eure to James V.
See No. 990 (3).
30 June. 943. Sir Wm. Eure to the laird of Fernyhirst.
See No. 990 (4).
30 June. 944. Wallop. to Henry VIII.
R. O. Has sundry times informed the Council of an assembly of footmen in Bullonoies, supposed to be with intent to cut and carry away the grass in the Couswade, and wrote by Captain Lambert that Mons. de Beez and Mons. de Cannye had sent desiring that he would, the next day (yesterday), meet them about Ballingham at 3 p.m. Learnt the same night that 900 footmen had come with De Beez and De Cannye to Arde, and as he had spoken with De Beez only five or six days before, began to suspect his sending for him again so soon. Thought that if he took with him, as last time, the Surveyor, Mr. Rowse, treasurer, and the four captains, the Frenchmen might take them all and come straight to Guisnes, where the castle would be in great danger, as the brayes lie so open and the ditches are dry. Describes his precautions, how he left the Surveyor, Mr. Waugham, and Mr. Wingfeld ready to put 400 of their best men into the castle, brought in the ordnance that was in the brayes, and left certain light horses in divers places by the way, within sight of each other, to signal if they saw him go into Arde (which he would not have done without being forced). Took with him Mr. Rowse, treasurer, Mr. Pawlmer, the captain, and his brother the bailiff, and a sufficient retinue. Met M. de Beez, M. Cannye, M. de Torsey, lieutenant of Arde, and St. Cheval, captain there, in a highway that separated the pales. They made as though they would ride with him towards Guisnes, but he stayed them. Describes the conversation, in which De Beez said their coming was only that his companions might see Wallop, and that Torsey, who was to remain, should become acquainted. Wallop said he heard there was an assembly of men made with intent to mow the Couswade. They all protested they knew of no such intention, adding that there was little grass to cut, because of the horses that served for their works eating there. Noted that saying, but made no answer, being satisfied they would not cut it by force, whereupon would have arisen great bruits, such as arose when Wallop was in France, when they made again the Cowbridge. Spoke then of Mountorey, they asking if the castle there were sufficiently fortified, seeing that the men who came from Gaunt had gone away. Then De Beez said De Cannye was made lieutenant of all Picardy, under Mons. de Vandosme, and that he himself was made one of the four marshals, and that both were shortly going to Court at Mollyns, and were to report how their master's money was employed on the fortifications of the frontier. They invited him to sup with them at Arde, but he said it would be too late for him to return, and that besides, he would not come there till it was fully fortified, lest it should be thought he came to spy the manner of their fortifications. And so they parted in very friendly sort.
The Surveyor is informed that it has been reported to the King that more workmen are here than can be employed, for lack of stuff. Dare affirm that since his coming there has never wanted stuff to employ all. The master mason and other honest persons say that few of the bricklayers are good. The Surveyor sends the numbers of the workmen, and his estimate for some more to be employed till Michaelmas, which Wallop, with Mr. Rowse, treasurer, and John Rogers, the King's mason, has examined, and finds correct. As the year is so far spent, approves of the increase of the number to 60 trowels more until Michaelmas. The Surveyor and Rogers certify the state of the works, which the writer takes such pleasure in visiting, forenoon and afternoon, that all other his accustomed pastimes are almost forgotten. Guisnes, 30 June. Signed.
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945. The Peace of the Realm.
R. O. Circular letter to the justices of the peace, expressing surprise that notwithstanding “sundry advertisements lately made” to them to do their duties, things are not directed with any regard to the “good monitions” set forth for the advancement of justice. Warns them of the danger they incur by this negligence, and commands them to have special regard to the following points:—1. The King, having expelled the usurped power of the bishop of Rome, with all its branches and dependents, desires that privy maintainers of that papistical faction be tried out, as the most cankered and venomous worms in the commonwealth, enemies to God, and traitors. 2. Raisers and spreaders of bruits touching the King, his honour or surety, the state of the realm or the mutation of any law or custom, are to be punished. 3. Sturdy vagabonds and valiant beggars are to be punished according to the late statute, the neglect of which has bred no small inconvenience; and, to this end, the watches, which, by statute, are kept from Ascensiontide to Michaelmas, shall this year be continued until Hallowtide. Those who resist any watch or other officer are to be punished, [unlawful games suppressed, and every man encouraged to use the long bow as the law requires]. (fn. 14) 4. The justices shall earnestly bend themselves to the advancement of justice between party and party, that good subjects may have the benefit of the laws and evil doers be punished.
The King trusts that this gentle admonition will stimulate them to atone for past remissness; but, if any neglect it, “the next advice shall be of so sharp a sort as shall bring with it a just punishment of those that shall be found offenders in this behalf.”
Draft, pp. 8.
946. Scotland.
Add. MS.
32,646, f. 167.
B. M.
Hamilton
Papers,
No. 70.
Report by Henry Ree, pursuivant, that, 27 May last, he received at Berwick the King's letters to the king of Scots, with which he rode to Edinburgh. There the Cardinal stayed him and sent word to the King; who sent for him to Stirling, where he delivered the letters to the King himself. As to the secret letters from the King to the Queen his sister, she sent secret word that she durst not speak with him and he sent her the letters by her servant; and received letters from her again, and a black velvet doublet as a reward. Two days after, the King went to St. Andrews and sent to Edinburgh for the Cardinal and the rest of his Council; and 14 days after, at Edinburgh, the Secretary delivered Ree his letters and 8 crs. reward. The King was very sorrowful for the death of both his children, dying suddenly within 14 hours. Shortly after their death the abbot of Paisley was sent into France. Command is given in Scotland for all to have harness and be ready to serve the King. Workmen in Edinburgh castle have long been making guns and other ordnance, and they have a mill there that has made six barrels of gunpowder within three weeks since Easter. A “justice ayre” is sitting at Gedworth, under Argyle, the Treasurer and Comptroller, where no man is executed, but compounded with for money. Signed: Herre Ray.
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947. Grants in June 1541.
June./Grants. 1. Sir Ric. Riche, chancellor of the court of Augmentations. Custody of the manors of Bartylmewe, Tettysworthe, alias Wymbushe, Morton, Stokeholte Barnes, and a messuage in North Weston, Suff., Oxon, and Bucks, which belonged to Geo. Baldrey, deceased; during the minority of Eliz. Baldrey, daughter and heir of the said George; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Westm. Palace, 29 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 1 June.— P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 34.
2. Thos. Colepeper, jun., one of the gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. To be chief steward of the manor, honor, and “leucata” of Tunbrige, Kent; master of the hunt and overseer of the deer of the parks and warrens in the manor, honor, and “leucata” aforesaid; constable of Tunbrige castle; chamberlain and bailiff and receiver of the town and borough of Tunbrige; keeper of the parks of Northfrithe, Southfrithe, Posterne, and Cage, Kent, with the herbage and pannage; keeper of the waters and ponds in the said parks, with free fishery therein; bailiff of the lordship or manor of Southfrithe; and steward of the hundreds of Watchelingstone, Lyttelfelde, and Barnefelde, Kent, with the nomination of inferior officers.
Also grant of the manor of Bayhall, Kent; lands called Trenchelandes, in Southfrithe park; and 30 acres of land which Sir Edw. Nevel, attainted, acquired.
The above manor, honour and “leucata” of Tunbrige came to the King by attainder of Edw. late duke of Buckingham; the manor of Bayhall and parks of Northfrithe, Postern, and Cage by attainder of the said Duke and of the said Sir Edw. Nevel; and the park of Southfrith, lordship and manor of Southfrith, and stewardship of the aforesaid hundreds by reason of the purchase of the said Edward and his attainder aforesaid. Fees specified. Greenwich, 24 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 2 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 40.
3. Thos. Frowde, of Segell, Wilts. Lease (on surrender of one granted by Walter ld. Hungerford) of the farm of Southcourte and the “shepe-house” thereto belonging; with the winter pasture of Southfeld every second year, as Ric. Markes lately held the same; for 21 years; at 10l. rent. Greenwich, 24 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 2 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 33.
4. John Cooke. Lease of the manor of Aishe by Basingstoke, Hants; for 21 years from the expiration of a lease to Hen. Thornton, 11 July 16 Hen. VIII., viz., from Mich., A.D. 1545; at 21l. rent. Westm. Palace, 29 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 2 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 34.
5. Sir John Bakere, chancellor of the First Fruits and Tenths, and Elizabeth his wife. Reversion of Morehouse manor, Kent, which belonged to Battle mon., Sussex, and was granted, 10 July 30 Hen. VIII., to Sir Edw. Ryngeley for life; and all lands in the parish of Hawkeherst and in the dens of Amboldishers, Delmynden, Sessele, Bartilth, Festynden, Markeden, Frychisle, Wenelisle, Wynchynden, Chethynden, alias Chittynden, and Wetherynghope, Kent, belonging to the said manor or monastery. Westm. Palace, 30 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 3 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 8, m. 22.
6. Sir Ric. Gresham. Custody of the manors of Aynesbury, Wissenden, and Morehalls, in Rutland, Hunts, and Leic., which belonged to John Barkeley, deceased, during the minority of Murice Barkeley, kinsman and heir male of the said John by the body of Sir Maurice Barkeley, deceased; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Hampton Court, 18 Jan. 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 3 June, “anno subscripto.”—P.S. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 4, m. 37.
7. Ric. Fletcher. Lease of Wylton manor, parcel of the lands of Sir John Bulmer, attainted; for 21 years; at 50l. 10s.d. rent, and 6s. increase. Envile, 3 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 4 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 8, m. 15.
8. Geo. Dynham and Thos. Babyngton. Livery of lands as kinsmen and heirs of dame Anne Merynge, widow, one of the daughters and heirs of John Ormon and Joan his wife, sister and heir of Thos. Chaworth. Westm. Palace, 19 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 4 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 29.
9. Sir Thos. Darcy. To be keeper of Colchester castle and demesnes, the hundred of Tendering, and two parts of a water-mill; John earl of Oxford, who held the same by pat. 5 Nov. 12 Hen. VII., being long since deceased. Westm. Palace, 30 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 4 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 42.
10. Laurence Lee, one of queen Katharine's footmen. To be keeper of the seven woods in co. Rutland, called Estwod, Westwod, Hed, Tornekowe, Newhall, Pikeworth Wood, and Helynggs, now in the King's hands by the attainder of John late ld. Husy. Greenwich, 9 April 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 5 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 34.
11. Thos. earl of Rutland. Grant, in fee, of the lordship and manor of Muston, Leic., which belonged to the late monastery of Oulston, alias Oulveston, Leic.; with appurtenances in Muston and Normanton, Leic.; in as full manner as John Slauston, the late prior, or any of his predecessors, abbots of the same monastery, held them.
The manors of Waltham and Croxton, Leic., Upwell, Outwell, Elme, and Elmyth, Norf. and Suff.; and lands in Waltham-on-the-Wolde, Croxton, Upwell, Outwell, Elme, and Elmyth, Norf., Suff., and Leic., in tenure of Will. Fyndern, which belonged to the late monastery of Nonne Eton.
The lordship or tenement called the “lordshipp” in Buckmynster alias Sewesterne, Leic., which belonged to the late priory of Kyrkeby Bellers, Leic., and lands (named) in Buckmynster; and lands in Buckmynster which Thos. Bagott held by lease of the late prior of Kyrkeby Bellers, at 57s. 8d. rent.
The manor of Saltby, Leic., which belonged to the late monastery of Draxe, and lands in Saltby in the tenure of Humph. Thomson, which belonged to the said monastery; and the rectory and advowson of the vicarage of Saltby.
The manor of Braunston, Northt., which belonged to the late monastery of Lylleshull, Salop; and all other possessions of the monastery in Braunston super Montem; in as full manner as John Watson, the late abbot, held the same.
The lordships and manors of Billesdale and Helmesley, Yorks., which belonged to the late monastery of Kyrkeham, Yorks.; the rectory and advowson of the vicarage of Helmesley; the sheep-pasture and “shepegate” upon the common in Sproxton, Yorks.; a house called “Shepecote” in Carleton, Yorks., and a close of land thereto adjoining; and the sheep-pasture and “shepegate” upon the common in Carleton, which belonged to the said monastery.
Seven messuages and tenements in Brandesdale, Yorks. (tenants named), which belonged to the late monastery of Ryvalles, Yorks., and certain lands (specified and several tenants named) in Ravensthorpe in the parish of Boltby, Welborne in the parish of Kyrkdale, Harom, Skalton and Skyplome in the said parish of Kyrkdale, in co. York; all which belonged to Ryvalles; in as full manner as Rouland Blyton, the late abbot, held the same. Westm., 3 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. 6 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 2, m. 28.
12. Will. ld. Howard and Margaret his wife. Grant (in exchange for the rectory of Totenham, Midd.) of the late priory of Reygate, Surrey; the manors of Southwike and Estbroke, Sussex; the rectories and advowsons of vicarages of Dorkyng and Capell, Surrey; the rectory of Mykelham, Surrey; and all possessions of the priory in Reygate, Dorkyng, Horley, Becheworth, Gatton, Capell, Westhumble, Mikelham, Fetcham, Lethered, Nutfeld, Lyngfelde, Bucklonde, Lee, Borstowe, Hedley, Ayssheted, Walton-super-Montem, and Horne, Surrey, and in Southwike, Estbroke, and Bolney, Sussex. To hold to the said William and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies with contingent remainder to the said William and the heirs of his body; by a yearly rent of 7l. 4s. 9d. Westm., 1 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. 8 June.—P.S. (Marked “Md that this was sealed in Snowes tyme, being deputie of the Hanaper and by hym is gyven up in accompt, lakking the T.”). Pat. p. 7, m. 1.
13. Philip Hobbye, of the King's Household. Grant. in fee, of the manor and chapel of Lyresocle, Heref., and the manor of Alvyngton, Worc.; which belonged to the late priory of Shene. Rents, 14s. for Lyresocle, and 16s. 10d. for Alvyngton. Greenwich, 6 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 8 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 8, m. 33.
14. Ric. Barnes. To be keeper of the walk of Laton in the forest of Waltham, vice John Holland, dec. Westm. Palace, 1 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 8 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 35.
15. Sir John Williams. Licence to alienate a grange and lands in Brekhill Magna, Bucks, to Hen. Terell and Edw. Water. Westm., 9 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 7, m. 6.
16. Ric. Bonar, clk. Presentation to the rectory of Syndercase, Marches of Calais, Canterbury dioc., vice Will. Lec, dec. Greenwich, 13 April 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 9 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 35.—Rym. XIV. 716.
17. Thos. Lasynby, jun., of Whytwell, Yorks. Pardon for having killed Thos. Whoode of Whytwell, Yorks., N. Riding, laborer, in self defence. Westm., 9 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 5, m. 2.
18. Sir Francis Bryan and Thos. Lawe. Grant of the manor and lordship of Rysborough Monachorum, Bucks, which belonged to the late monastery of Christchurch, Canterbury; with appurtenances in Rysborough Monachorum, Burton, Ascott, Whitt Light, Medell, and Ulveswyke, and all other lands in Rysborough which belonged to Christchurch. Rent, 3l. 12s. 8d. Greenwich, 8 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 10 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 35.
19. Rob. Tyrrell and Jocosa his wife. Grant, in fee to the said Robert, of the manor of Brydebroke alias Byrdbroke, Essex, which belonged to the late monastery of St. Peter, Westminster, with the advowson of the rectory and the water-mill there in tenure of John Case. Greenwich, 25 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 10 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 35.
20. Hugh Ap Harry of Preston, Heref., and Eleanor his wife. Grant, in fee to the said Hugh, of the late priory of Acornebury, Heref., and its demesnes in Acornebury and Dewchurche, and a messuage and lands called Merevalle in Acornebury, which belonged to the said priory.
The manor of West Knoyll alias Cnoyle Oderne, Wilts, which belonged to the late monastery of Wilton; and lands in West Knoyle which belonged to the said monastery.
Rent of 49s. 4d. Greenwich, 5 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 10 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 8, m. 22.
21. Philip Hoby, one of the gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. Lease (on surrender of a lease by the late abbot of Redyng) of all tithes of corn within the limits of Westharneis alias the Grange in the lordship of Leompster, with tithes of flax and hemp in the towns of Leomer and Westharneys, and a barn, &c., parcel of the lands which belonged to Redyng mon, and are now in the King's hands by the attainder of Hugh, the late abbot; for 21 years; at 13l. 20d. rent and 20d. of increase. Westm. Palace, 3 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 10 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 33.
22. Sir Francis Brian and Thos. Lawe. Licence to alienate the manor and lordship of Rysborough Monachorum, Bucks, which belonged to Christchurch, Canterbury; with appurtenances in Rysborowe Monachorum, Burton, Ascott, Whytt Lyght, Medell, and Ulveswyk; and all other lands in Rysborough which belonged to Christchurch; to Edw. Restwold and Agnes his wife, and the heirs and assigns of the said Edward. Westm., 11 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 5.
23. Hugh ap Harry, of Preston, Heref., and Eleanor his wife. Licence to alienate the manor of West Knoyle alias Knoyll Odyerne, and lands there, which belonged to Wilton mon, to John Mervyn. Westm., 11 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII. p. 5, m. 2.
24. Will. Sherington, a page of the Privy Chamber. Lease of the demesne lands of the lordship or manor of Heytredesburye Eiscourte alias Heytesbury, Wilts, with the lands belonging to the site; parcel of the lands late of Walter ld. Hungerford, of Haytesbury, attainted; for 21 years; at 28l. rent. Westm. Palace, 2 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 11 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 27.
25. Commission to Cuthbert bp. of Durham, Nicholas bp. of Rochester, Thomas bp. of Westminster, — (blank) Horwood, attorney-general, and Will. Petre, LL.D., to enquire concerning the matter of the petition of Jane Wadham alias Foster, who states that after arriving at years of discretion she was forced by threats and machinations of malevolent persons to become a regular nun in the house of nuns at Rumsey, but, having both in public and private always protested against this seclusion, she conceived herself free from regular observance, and in that persuasion joined herself in matrimony with one John Foster, per verba de prœsenti, intending to have the marriage solemnised as soon as she was free from her “religion”; and afterwards the same parties who had compelled her to become a nun induced the said John by their threats to become a priest; which notwithstanding, as soon as the said Jane was released from her vows, the marriage was solemnised in facie ecclesiæ, and they lived together for some time as man and wife, till certain malevolent persons aspersed their marriage as contrary to laws divine and human, and caused her husband to deny his marital obligations. The commissioners are authorised to pronounce the marriage valid if they shall so find it. Del. Westm., 11 June. 33 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 9, m. 32d.
26. Ant. Weldon, clerk of the Larder. Grant to farm of the town of Penlossac, in the commote of Cruthine, Carnarvon, N. Wales, with passage of the ferryboats of Conwey and Canen'g'ronant'” (?) from Redydraynen to the town of Dogart; in as full manner as Edw. Weldon and Elizabeth his wife, parents of the said Anthony, held the same. Rent 4l., payable at the Exchequer of Carnarvon. Greenwich, 10 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 12 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 11. Vacated, as appears upon the dorse of the patent among the King's writs, 36 Hen. VIII.
27. Thos. Tyndall and Anne his wife. Licence to alienate the manor of Haslyngfeld, Camb., and lands in Haslyngfeld, Harleton, and Harston, with the advowson of the chantry of Haslynfeld, Camb.; to Thos. Wendye; to be by him again granted to Will. Pagett, John Styrmyn, clk., and Nic. Speryng, to the use of the said Thos. Wendye and Margaret his wife, and the heirs of the said Thomas for ever. Westm., 12 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 5, m. 6.
28. Thos. Boyce. To be general receiver of the county and lordship of Guisnes, marches of Calais, with fees of 18d. a day, in as full manner as John Bate, Gilbert Hussey, Master Martin de Joyce, Ric. Basforde, or John Massingberde, late several receivers general enjoyed. Greenwich, 8 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 13 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 37.
29. Peter Cutt. Livery of lands as s. and h. of Mary Cutt, one of the daughters and heirs of Katherine Marshall, viz., of a moiety of the said Mary's possessions in cos. Essex, Kent, Camb., Herts, and the city of London, which came to the King's hands by the death of the said Mary or by the death of John Cutt, her husband. Windsor Castle, 29 Nov. 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 14 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 34.
30. Chr. Joye, in co. York. Pardon for all offences committed before 30 April last. Greenwich, 13 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 14 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 43.
31. Philip Hobbye. Grant of the great tenement called the Herber, with gardens, &c., thereto belonging, in which Margaret, late countess of Salisbury, attainted, dwelt, in London, now in the tenure of the said Philip; a tenement called Mabsens and a garden in Carter lane; and divers other tenements, &c., in London, amongst which is the tenement or hospice called the Cheker, parcel of the possessions of the said late countess. Greenwich, 15 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 16 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 6, m. 45.
32. Edw. Fenes, ld. Clynton and Saye, and dame Ursula his wife. Grant, in tail male, of the manor of Aslabye, Linc., which belonged to the late priory or hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England; the advowson of the vicarage of Aslabye; the wood called “Aslabye Woode”; and certain lands in Laghton, Lobthorpe and Northwytham; which belonged to the said priory.
The late priory or cell of Bryggende in the parish of Horblyn, Linc.; and lands of the said cell in Bryggende, Horblyn, Belyngborowe, Quadryng Edyck in the parts of Holland, and Ledenham, Linc., which cell belonged to Sempryngham priory.
Also certain lands, specified, in Keysbye, Estlawton, and West Lawton, Linc., which belonged to Sempryngham. And the rectory of Sempryngham, Linc., and chapel of Poynton, with the advowson of the vicarage.
Rent 3l. 16s., subject to reprises. Westm. Palace, 15 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 16 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 8, m. 38.
33. Will. Sayntquyntyn. Livery of lands as s. and h. of John Sayntquyntyn. Westm. Palace, 1 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 17 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 3.
34. Edm. Peckham, cofferer of the Household, and Rob. Tyrwytt, esquire of the Royal Body. Annuity of 20l. issuing from the manor of Lambecroft and Thureswen, and lands in Kelstron and Bynbroke, Linc., which belonged to Thos. Hatclif, deceased; during the minority of Will. Hatcliff, s. and h. of the said Thomas; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Greenwich, 8 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 17 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 40.
35. Ric. Coren, clk., D.D. Annuity of 10l. issuing from the manor of Male, Lanc., which belonged to Ric. Holme, during the minority of Edm. Holme, s. and h. of the said Richard; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Westm. Palace, 17 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S. (No date of delivery.) Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 9, m. 42. (Undated.)
36. Rochester cathedral. Patent reconstituting the late priory of St. Andrew, Rochester, as a cathedral of one dean and six prebendaries, to be the see of Nic. Hethe, bp. of Rochester, and his successors. The establishment to consist of the following persons, viz.:—Walter Philips, dean; Hugh Ap Rice, first prebendary; John Wilbore, second; Rob. Johnson, third; John Sympkyms, fourth; Rob. Salisburye, fifth; and Ric. Engest, sixth. Greenwich, 12 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 18 June—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 27.
37. Ralph Clarvys, of London, grocer. Licence to alienate the messuage and tenement in tenure of Will. Chamber, the messuage and tenement or hospice called the “Sarson Hed” in tenure of Ric. Hudson, and the messuages and tenements in the tenures of Bertram Jaxson and Avicia Banks, widow, all in the parish of St. Benet, Grace Churche, London, which belonged to the late monastery of Marten, Surrey; to James Hall. Westm., 18 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII. p. 1, m. 7.
38. Edw. earl of Hertford. Livery of lands as kinsman and heir of Sir Will. Esturmy, viz., son of Sir John Seymour, son of John Seymour, son of John Seymour, son of Sir John Seymour, son of Matilda, daughter and heir of the said Sir Will. Esturmy; on all the possessions in England which belonged to Thos. Bruyne. Westm. Palace, 30 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 18 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 1, m. 21.
39. Will. Assheby and Jocosa his wife, one of the three daughters and heirs of John Salwey, deceased, and kinswoman and one of the heirs of Humph. Salwey, likewise deceased. Livery of lands, viz., of the purparty of the said Jocosa, falling to her by the death of the said John and Humphrey, of the manors, lands, &c., in Cannoke, Ednysford, Sondon, Smalrice, Burston, Enston, Whitgreve, Salt, Fernehalgh, Hopton, Herdwyk, Dunston, Stretton, Alriche, and Stafford, Staff. Greenwich, 5 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 18 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 5.
40. Will. Cliftonne, of London, merchant tailor. Licence to export, during the space of four years, 120,000 lbs. of bell metal; and to import during the same period any kind of merchandize “as shall stand with the laws and statutes.” Greenwich, 12 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 18 June.—P.S.
41. John Shelton. Livery of lands as s. and h. of Sir John Shelton. Greenwich, 24 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 19 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 1, m. 27.
42. Rochester cathedral. Grant, in frank-almoigne, to the dean and chapter, of the manors of Denton, Darenth, Southflett, Frendesburye, Woldeham, Stoks, Sharsted, Lydsing and Sedyngton, Thorneham, Hawkyns, and Wylmyngton, Kent, which belonged to the late priory of Rochester, Kent; the manors of Ulcombe, Charte and Sutton, Lamberherst, Marden, Brisshing, Horssemonden, Maydeston, Chetham, Rodemersham and Barsted, Kent, which belonged to the late priory of Ledis, Kent; and all lands in Denton, Darenth, Southflett, Frendesburie, Woldeham, Strowde, Clyff cum-Higham, Stoks, Greane, Newheth, Sharsted, Lydsing and Sedington, Chetham, Borstall and Cockamhill near Rochester, in the parish of St. Margaret, and in Barsted, Wikham in the parish of Cokeston, Frendesburie alias Fryndesburie, Halso, Cowlyng, Thorneham, Aylesforde, Hallyng, Wilmyngton, and Darteforde, Kent, which belonged to Rochester priory; and in Ulcombe, Sutton Valance, Charte and Sutton, Yalding, Lamberherst, Goudherst, Marden, Brisshing, Horsmonden, Maideston, West Ferley and Barmyng, Chetham, Stokeburie, Sittingborne, Bapchilde, Rodemersham, Otrynden, Osprenge, Southflett, Badlesmer, Barsted, Herstfeld, Romney, Nova Bilsington, Hariottisham, Bredgar, Frensted, Newenham, Bokelande, Boxley, Bignor, Rolvinden, Lossingham, Kingesdowne, Wilbrington, Egerton, Newenton, Canoncourte, Watryngbury, and Badmonden, Kent, and in the island of Greane, Kent, which belonged to Ledys priory.
The house and site of the late hospital of Strowde, and all lands in the parishes of St. Nicholas, St. Clement, and St. Margaret in Rochester, and in the parish of St. George near Bottulphe lane in London and in the parish of St. Bride in Fletestrete near the said city of London, which belonged to Rochester priory, and in Maideston, and in the city of Canterbury, and in the parish of Walbroke in London, which belonged to Ledys priory.
Also the rectories and advowsons of vicarages of St. Werburg and All Saints in Hoo, Hertelepe, St. Margaret near Rochester, Sutton Athone, with the chapel of Wylmyngton, Rolvynden, Strowde, Aylesforde, with the chapel of St. Blaise in Mallyng, and Hallyng, Kent; and of Haddenham, Codyngton, and Kyngsey, Bucks; which belonged to Rochester. Of Boxley, Kent, which belonged to Boxley mon. And of East Sutton, Sutton Valance, Charte and Sutton Lamberherst, Goudherst, Watringburie, Westferley, Chetham, Stokeburie, Wynnysborough, Barsted, Boughton Monchelse, Assheforde, and Pekham Parva, Kent, and of Lederhed, Surrey; which belonged to Ledys.
Certain portions of tithes in Wikham in the parish of Cokeston, Eleham, Thorne (sic), Chalke, and Cobham, Malmam in the parish of Stoke, Great Okeley in the parish of Higham, Gellingham, St. Mary in Hoo, Temple in Strowde, Wroteham, Chesilhurst, Dodinghale, Boughton Malard, Hariottsham, and Henherst and Cobham, Kent, which belonged Rochester. And in Leneham and Barsted, Kent, and Wynchepe near Canterbury, and the tithes of the rectory of St. Giles in the Isle of Thanet, Kent; which belonged to Ledys.
Certain pensions from the rectories of Halstowe, St. Mary Hoo, St. Nicholas in Rochester, Retherfeld, in co. Sussex, Dertford, Chesilhurst, Woulwiche, Cowlyng, Addyngton, Stourmouth, Norton, and Kyngesdowne, Kent; which belonged to Rochester. And from Teston, Crundale, Ham, Earling, Chillenden, Dytton, and Barmyng, Kent; which belonged to Ledys.
Rent of 115l. free of first-fruits and tenths.
Also release to Walter Phillippes, clk., now dean; and Hugh Aprice, LL.D.; John Wyldeboore, clk.; Rob. Johnson, clk.; John Sympkyns, clk; Rob. Salisburie, S.T.B.; and Ric. Engest, S.T.B.; prebendaries in the said cathedral; of the first-fruits and tenths due on their several portions.
With liberties; and subject to certain reprises.
Greenwich, 14 June [33] Hen. VIII. Del. [Westm., 20 June]. (fn. 15) —P.S. (Much injured.) Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 9, ms. 1–5.
43. Sir Ant. Browne. Grant, in fee, in exchange for a messuage called Caldeham and lands (tenants named) in Capell, Folkeston, Northflete, Gravesende, and Mylton, Kent, lately sold to the crown; and in consideration of his surrender of the constableship of Herloo Castle in Wales, with a yearly fee of 50l. in said office; and for 400l. paid by him to the King, of—
The manor of Chynting, Sussex, parcel of the lands of Thos. Crumwell late earl of Essex, attainted, and formerly of the late priory of Michelham, Sussex.
The manor of Sadlescombe and Blakefeld, Sussex, and the meadow of Hokstede in Twyman, Sussex, which belonged to the late priory or hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
The grange and chief messuage of the manor called Ryde in the parish of Sende, Surrey, which belonged to the late monastery of Newarke, near Guyldeforde, Surrey, and lands in Sende and Oking, belonging to the same monastery.
The lordship and manor of Bread, Sussex, the marsh called Gateborough, lying within the marsh called “Seynt Mary Marshe” and the town of Wynchelsey, Sussex; with the advowsons of the rectories of Breade and of St. Clement and All Saints in Hastings, Sussex; all which belonged to the late monastery of Syon. Greenwich, 11 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 20 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 2, m. 4.
44. Sir Thos. Seymor. Grant, in fee, in exchange for the late monastery of Cogishall alias Coxhall, Essex, the rectory of Coggeshall, and all the monastery lands in Coggeshall, Tolleshunt Major, Springefelde, Wakeryng Magna and Parva, Inworth, Messynge, and Braxstede, sold to the crown, 12 May 33 Hen. VIII., and for 2,693l. 2s. 11d., of—
The late monastery of Edingdon, Wilts, and lands in Edyngdon and Tynhed, Wilts; the manors or lordships of Edingdon, Tynhed, Beynton, Imber alias Immer, and Esthropp, Wilts; and certain lands in Ayshton, Beynton, Orston St. George's alias Orcheston St. George's, and Elston, Wilts; the pasturage of animals on the “Longdowne” and “Brawthorne,” Wilts; and all lands in Edingdon, Tynhed, and Imber alias Immer, Wilts, which belonged to Edingdon; the lands in Esthropp, Westhropp, and Highworth, Wilts, called Sharplande; a messuage called Hungerfords, and other lands in Esthropp; a sheephouse, &c., whereon a chief messuage was formerly built, in Highworthe, Wilts, called Freshdeane alias Ferchesdeane and other lands there; and all lands in Edingdon, Tynhed, Aishton, Beynton, Imber, Esthropp, Westhropp, and Highworthe, and in Stoke Comitis, Cowleston, and Fresshdeane alias Ferchesdeane, Wilts, belonging to the said manors or lordships, all which premises belonged to Edingdon.
The lands, &c., in Hankenton alias Hankerton, Wilts, which belonged to Bradenstoke mon.
A close or pasture in Water Eton in the parish of Eysy, Wilts, with tithes of the chapel of Water Eton, which belonged to Cirencester mon., Glouc.
The manor or lordship of Inglesham, Berks, a water-mill in Nether Inglesham, and other lands in Inglesham and Nether Inglesham, Berks, which belonged to Beaulieu mon.
The lands in Esthropp and Westhropp, and in Esthropp and Freshedeane, which belonged to the late hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, or to the late preceptory of Quenyngton, Glouc.
The manors and hundred of Melkesham, Wilts, the manor or lordship of Petwike, Berks, and the rectory or chapel of Westchallowe, Berks; with appurtenances in Melkesham, Wooddrewe and Wolmer, Hilperton, Erlestok, Polesholt, Bulkington, Syend, Benacre, and Whitley, Wilts; and Petwyke and Westchallowe, Berks; which belonged to Ambresbury mon.
A messuage in Esthropp, Wilts, which belonged to Godstowe mon.
The manor or lordship of Sevynhampton, and lands there which belonged to Sevynhampton manor; in as full manner as the late Queen Jane or any other held the same by patent.
The manor or lordship of Horsley, Glouc., which belonged to Brewton mon.
To hold by certain stated rents for the several parcels, with the advowsons of the parish churches of Eysy, Inglesham, and Westchallowe. Greenwich, [decim]o octavo [die] Junii 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., [20] June.—P.S. (Slightly mutilated and partly illegible.) Pat. p. 8, ms. 1–6.
45. Edw. earl of Hertford. Licence to alienate a messuage and lands in tenure of Ric. Free, and Agnes his wife, in Baggerudge, in the parish of Wellowe, Somers., which belonged to the late monastery of St. Augustine near Bristol; to Will. Crouche. Westm., 20 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 37.
46. Will. Gonson. Licence to alienate the manor of Magna Warley, Essex, with advowson, and certain lands in Magna Warley, Shenfeld, and Styfford, Essex; to Hen. Terell and Edw. Water in fee simple. Westm., 20 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 7, m. 6.
47. Chr. Lassells. Lease of the church of Lethom, in Clevelond, Yorks. (except the advowson of the vicarage) for 17 years, being the residue of a term of 30 years for which the same was leased by John Marten, clk., master of the college of Standrop and the brethren of the same place, the parson of Lethom church, by their charter, dated 27 June A.D. 1527, to Sir Will. Bulmer, sen., and one Ric. Marley, priest, to the use of the said William, who made over his interest in the premises to Sir Will. Bulmer, jun., and Sir Ralph Bulmer, who again granted their interest in the same to Sir John Bulmer, who, being possessed of the premises, was attainted. Westm. Palace, 1 June 33 Hen VIII. Del. Westm., 20 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 11.
48. John Loveles. Confirmation of an indenture, dated 26 Jan. 21 Hen. VIII., made between Will. Chamberleyn, clk., rector of Benfeld, Berks, of the one part, and John Loveles of Stokwell, Surrey, of the other part, granting to the said John an 80 years' lease of the rectory of Benfeld, at 18l. 10s. rent. Westm. Palace, 17 March 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 20 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S.
49. John le Telyer, clk., a native of Roan (Rouen), in Normandy. Denization. Westm. Palace, 17 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 20 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 14.
50. Rob. Taylor. Annuity of 10l., payable out of the Receipt of Exchequer: on surrender of pat. 22 Sept. 32 Hen. VIII., granting him the same out of the customs of the port of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Greenwich, 11 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 20 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 40.
51. John Pastor, smith and swordmaker (ferri ac gladiorum omnis generis faber), a native of the city of Verdun (? ‘Virdunen’). Denization. Waltham, 6 May 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 21 June—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 14.
52. The town of Gillingham. Grant to Rob. Dirdo, sen., Thos. Chaffyn, Will. Dyrdo, and Rob. Dyrdo, jun., and Will. Blacker, Rob. Howchyns, John Philips, Will. Cowarde, John Stone, Will. Knaplocke, John Blacker, Rob. Belman, and the tenants and inhabitants of the town of Gillyngham, Dorset, of two fairs yearly, viz., one on the Monday and Tuesday after the feast of the Holy Trinity, and the other on the 1st and 2nd of September. Westm. Palace, 2 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 27 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 40.
53. John Cheyne, of London. Pardon for the murder of John Busebrygge, and for all offences against the persons of James Busebrygge and Ric. Somener. Del. Westm., 28 June.—S.B. Pat. p. 9, m. 43.
54. Will. Jefson, of London, and Mary his wife. Grant of the lordship and manor of Froyle, Hants, which belonged to the late monastery of St. Mary, Winchester, and lands (tenants named) in Froyle, Hants, and the rectory and advowson of the vicarage of Froyle. To hold the premises (except the rectory and advowson of Froyle) to the said William and Mary, and the heirs and assigns of the said William for ever; and the said rectory and advowson to the said William, his heirs and assigns for ever. Westm. Palace, 18 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 23 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 1, m. 35.
55. Will. Poulet lord Seint John. To be master or keeper of the woods and underwoods in England and the Marches; except those within the King's parks or forests on this side Wales and the Marches thereof, those belonging to the duchy of Lancaster and those belonging to the court of Augmentation. Del. Westm., 23 June.—S.B. Pat. p. 1, m. 36.
56. Will, earl of Southampton. Grant, in fee, of the manor and chapel of Mydhurst, and certain rents and services issuing from messuages, &c. (several of which are specified, and names of all the tenants given), in the Weste Strete and the North Strete and elsewhere in Midherst, and in Heyshott and Stedeham, Sussex, all which belonged to the late priory or hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England; with appurtenances of the said manor and chapel in Midherst, Trotton, Farnehurst, Easeborne, Heyshott, and Stedeham, Sussex. Westm. Palace, 23 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 24 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 4, m. 39.
57. Edw. earl of Hartford. Licence to alienate all lands in Lullyngton, Bekyngton, Longleat, Offord, Warmyster, Codford, Deverell Langbryge, Hyldeverell, Hornyngesham, Stourton, Upton Noble, Nonney, Frome, Selwood, Wooford, Wolverton, and Bucklond, Somers., with the rectory and advowson of the vicarage of Lullyngton, Somers., all which belonged to the late priory or cell of Longleat, Somers.; to John Thynne. Westm., 25 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m, 37.
58. Will. Fitzwilliam. Lease of the precinct or site and divers demesne lands of the manor of Temple Hurst, Yorks., with the herbage of Temple Hurst park, which belonged to Thomas lord Darcie, attainted; for 21 years; at 17l. 16s. 8d. rent. Westm. Palace, 21 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 25 June.—PS. Pat., p. 5, m. 13.
59. The staple of wools, hides, fleeces, and lead at Boston. Assent to the election of Thos. Mayhewe, of Bullyngbroke, as mayor, and Nic. Feilde and John Tupholme, of Boston, as constables, of the said staple. Westm., 25 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 4, m. 2.
60. Sir Thos. Seymor. Licence to alienate the manors and hundred of Melkesham, Wilts, the manor or lordship of Wolmere, Wilts, lands (named) in Welkesham (sic), Wilts, in tenure of Rob. May, rent of 13s. 4d. from lands in Woodrew called “Busshye Mershe,” now or late of the lordship of Stourton, other rents from lands specified in Woodrew, Melkesham, and Wolmere (tenants named); and all appurtenances in Milkesham, Woodrew, and Wolmere, and within the tithings and townships of Melkesham and Wolmere, Wilts, and in Hylperton, Erlestoke, Pollesholt, Bulkyngton, Syende, Benacre, and Whytley, Wilts; all which belonged to the late monastery of Ambresbury alias Amesbury, Wilts; to Hen. Brouncker. Westm., 26 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 6.
61. Sir Thos. Seymor. Licence to alienate the rents, customs, and services of that chief mansion of John Warneford in Sevenhampton alias Sevyngton, Wilts, called Warnefordes place, and divers lands in Sevenhampton and Southmarston, Wilts, which formerly belonged to John Warneford, dec., as kinsman and heir of the aforesaid John Warneford, dec., viz., son and heir of Thomas, s. and h. of Richard, s. and h. of the said John, and which were held of the manor of Sevenhampton in socage; and certain other lands specified in Sevenhampton, and all waste grounds, &c., there which are not parcel of the demesnes, and certain specified rights of common; to John Warneford and Susan his wife. Westm., 26 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 9.
62. Sir John Williams. Pardon for having acquired, to himself and his heirs for ever, of Sir Giles Strangways and Joan his wife, and Hen. Strangways, s. and h. apparent of the said Sir Giles, and Margaret his wife, the manors of Crowell and Powghill, and lands there, without licence. Westm., 26 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 7, m. 3.
63. Thos. Lylelowe, clk. Presentation to the parish church of Greyngham, Linc. dioc., void by death, and at the King's disposal by grant of John Haryngton, patron pro hac vice. Westm. Palace, 24 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm. 26 June. — P.S. Pat., p. 9, m. 41.
64. Ant. Belassis, D.C.L. Annuity of 20l. to be assigned to him by the Master of the Wards out of the issues of lands in Great Murton, Colde Murton, Wethercottes, Carleton, and Gaynesfurth, Yorks., which belonged to Ric. Belassis, dec.; during the minority of Will. Belassis, s. and h. of the said Richard; with the wardship and marriage of the said William, Westm. Palace, 26 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm. 27 June.—P.S. Pat., p. 5, m. 17.
65. Edmund Buttes, or Butte, of London alias of Fulham, Midd. Pardon as an accomplice of Roger Lawrence, of London, chaplain, for the murder of Rob. Wasshington, of London. Westm. Palace, 26 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm. 27 June. —P.S. (Endd.: “At Westm., the xxvj. of June ao rr. H. Octavi. xxxiijo per Paget.”) Pat., p. 9, m. 40.
66. Commission to Thos. lord Audeley, of Walden, as steward of England, hac vice, for the trial of Thos. Fynes, of Hurst Mounseux, Sussex, lord Dacre. indicted of divers felonies before the justices of the peace in co. Sussex. Del. Westm, 27 June. 33 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 9, m. 32d.
67. Sir John Gyfford. Licence to alienate the rectory and advowson of the vicarage of Mylwiche, Staff., which belonged to the late priory of Stone, Staff.; and the chief messuage and lands in Grymsyll alias Graynsall and Ceton, Staff., late in tenure of Sir Edw. Aston, which belonged to the late priory of Routon, Staff.; to Sir Edw. Aston. Westm., 28 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 4, m. 27.
68. Sir Will. Stourton, of Stourton, alias lord Stourton. Livery of lands as s. and h. of Edward late ld. Stourton, and of Agnes his wife, both deceased. Westm. Palace, 1 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 5.
69. Ric. Fynes. Livery of lands as s. and h., of Edw. Fynes, viz., of all the possessions of the said Edward in England, Wales, Calais, and Ireland; and of all the said Richard's reversionary or other interest in those possessions in England whereof Margaret, late wife of the said Edward, and now wife of Thos. Nevell, is seised by way of jointure or dower. Westm. Palace, 23 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 24.
70. John Norton, of Norton Coniers, Yorks. Annuity of 7 marks, to be assigned to him by the Master of the Wards, out of the issues of the manor of Kirkelyngton, and lands in Thekeston, Synderbye, Yearneweke, Estlutton, Rypon, Sutton, and Danby, Yorks., which belonged to Chr. Wandesford, deceased; to hold during the minority of Francis Wandesford, s. and h. of the said Christopher; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Westm. Palace, 24 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 3, m. 33.
71. Eliz. Edwards, widow. Annuity of 50l., issuing from the chief messuage called the inn (hospicuim) of St. John the Baptist, and lands in Alveley, Brydgenorth, Oldebery, and Quatforde, Salop, late of Rowland Edwards, dec., in the King's hands by reason of the minority of Giles, son and heir of the said Edward; with wardship and marriage of the said heir. Palace of Westm., 18 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S.
72. Walter Creating, LL.D. Presentation to the church of Kyngeston Seymer, Bath and Wells dioc., vice Master James Fitzthaine, deceased. Westm. Palace, 27 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 5, m. 15.
73. Ric. Fermour, of London, grocer, alias merchant of the staple of Calais. Pardon for having aided, assisted, and comforted James Thayne, of Eston, Northt., chaplain, in various seditious words and opinions tending to exalt the name of the Pope and the fictitious authority of Paul, then bishop of Rome; of which seditious words and opinions the said James was convicted on his own confession at the session of the peace holden at Northampton Castle on Tuesday after Michaelmas 31 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June 33 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 5, m. 18.
74. Pardons—
Eliz. Nevill, of Chete, in the parish of Rowston, Yorks., wife of Sir John Nevill. (Enrolled on Pat. p. 9, m. 43.)
Hen. Nevyll, of Chete.
Will. Barker, of Ch[ete].
Nich. Farnando or Fernando, servant of the king of Portugal.
Philipp ap Harry.
Del. Westm. 28 June 33 Hen. VIII. —S.B. (Countersigned Thos. Audeley, Chancellor.)
75. Sir Nic. Hare. Appointment as justice of the cos. of Denbigh and Montgomery, to hear and determine causes according to the law of England and in the manner used in cos. Merioneth, Carnarvon, and Anglesea; with the usual fees, &c. Westm., 28 June.—S.B. (Endd.: Sir Nich. Hare to be justice in “Flintshire”). Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 9, m. 41. Vacated on surrender 20 May 37 Hen. VIII.
76. Thos. Holte. Appointment as justice of the cos. of Carnarvon, Merioneth, and Anglesea, to hear and determine causes according to the law of England and in the manner used in the said counties; with fees of 50l. a year. Del. Westm., 28 June 33 Hen. VIII.—S.B. Pat. p. 9, m. 41.
77. John Pakyngton. Appointment as justice of the cos. of Brecknock, Glamorgan, and Radnor, to hear and determine causes according to the law of England and in the manner used in cos. Merioneth, Carnarvon, and Anglesea; with fees of 50l. a year. Del. Westm., 28 June 33 Hen. VIII.— S.B. Pat. p. 9, m. 41.
78. David Broke. Appointment as justice of the cos. of Carmarthen. Pembroke, and Cardigan, &c., as above. Westm., 28 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 9, m. 41.
79. John ap Howell, groom of the Chamber. To be door-ward of Rutland castle, Flint, vice Peter Griffith, deceased; with fees of 6l. 20d. a year. Westm. Palace, 26 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 43.
80. Will. Ardern. To be clerk of the market of the King's household and throughout England, to enquire for, imprison, and fine artificers, labourers, victuallers, bakers, &c., who use false weights and measures or other deceits, and for forestallers and regrators; with 20l. a year and expenses. Westm., 25 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 28 June.—P.S.
81. Constat and exemplification from the rolls of Chancery (the original being lost, as sworn by Will. Saunder) of patent 20 Nov. 27 Hen. VIII., granting the said William the custody, care, and government of the person and lands of Edw. More, an idiot, s. and h. of Eliz. More. Westm., 28 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 38.
82. Humph. Coles. Custody of the manor of Haukesworthie, with appurtenances in Tetteborne St. Mary, and lands in Newton St. Cyre's, Akelan, Newland and Wescot in the parish of Laundekeye, Ryneton and Little Braye in the parishes of Swimbrige and Charles, Gratton in the parish of Highebraye, Toriton Magna, Rokebery, Yodicote, Bowden, Brymescott, Croswill in the parish of Estdeane, Berynerber, Hathelie, Barnestaple, and Tawton or elsewhere in co. Devon, which belonged to John Akelane, deceased; during the minority of John Akelane, kinsman and heir of the said John, sen.; with the wardship and marriage of the said heir. Hampton Court, 13 Jan. 32 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 29 June 33 Hen. VIII.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 42.
83. Sir Thos. Seymour. Licence to alienate the close or pasture in Water Eton in the parish of Eysy, Wilts, called Jonesleas, and all tithes and oblations of the chapel of Water Eton; and all the lands in the said parish, and all other tithes of the said chapel in the said parish now or late in the tenure of Gabriel Pleydell; and the advowson of the vicarage of the parish church of Eysy; all which belonged to the late monastery of Cirencester: to Virgilius Pleydell. Westm., 30 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 3.
84. Sir John Dudley. Licence to alienate the tithes of the rectory of Womborne, Staff., in the town and parish of Womborne, and in the towns of Orton and Swhyndon; to Hugh Lee. Westm., 30 June. Pat. 33 Hen. VIII., p. 1, m. 36.
85. Peter Saxson, a groom of the Chamber. To be bailiff of the lordships of Sotton, Southcots and Sprottley, Yorks.; with fees of 3l. a year; lately held by John Harper of the gift of Sir John Bulmer, attainted. Westm. Palace, 26 June 33 Hen. VIII. Del. Westm., 30 June.—P.S. Pat. p. 9, m. 41.

Footnotes

1 John Sigismund, son of King John.
2 Placed for convenience before 12 July 1541 in the Carew Calendar, but probably, as there stated, of an earlier date.
3 Bayonne in Gascony.
4 See No. 920.
5 See No. 725.
6 See Deputy Keeper's Report, III., App. ii., p. 259.
7 The date “xxv” altered to “xxvij.”
8 James of Desmond
9 Gormanstown.
10 James Flemyng baron of Slane.
11 Patrick Barnewall lord of Trimletiston.
12 John Frowdes or Frowdys.
13 Gundelfinger. See No. 835.
14 This clause inserted in Wriothesley's hand.
15 Illegible in P.S.—Supplied from Patent Roll.