Sessions, 1616
3 and 4 October

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1941

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'Sessions, 1616: 3 and 4 October', County of Middlesex. Calendar to the sessions records: new series, volume 4: 1616-18 (1941), pp. 1-41. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82413 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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General Sessions held at Westminster, and Gaol Delivery at the Old Bailey, on 3 and 4 October, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].

SESSIONS ROLL.

Recognizances of:—

John Taylor of Drury Lane, tailor, and Nicholas Weston of the Old Bailey, gentleman, for Jane Warnam of Charterhouse Lane, widow, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 554/22.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

Ralph Allington of St. Dunstan's-in-the-West, tailor, and William Middleton of Christ Church, London, tailor, for John Ratcliffe of Chancery Lane, tailor, charged to have lived incontinently with one Margaret Saring.
Sess. Roll 554/24.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William Milles of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate and William Leverton of St. George's, Southwark, co. Surrey, butcher, for Alice, wife of the said William Milles, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 554/25.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

Edward Lawrence of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, carpenter, for William Wells of the same, carpenter, for abusing the constable in the execution of his office.
Sess. Roll 554/29.

Richard Palmer of St. Clement Danes, poulterer, and John Manninge of the same, butcher, for Robert Manninge of the same, poulterer, "for stealinge a water spaniell".
Sess. Roll 554/33.

John Clarges of the Strand, blacksmith, and Richard Greene of St. Clement Danes, for John Ingle of the same for making an affray and assault upon his master.
Sess. Roll 554/34.

John Sharie and Robert Clerke of St. Mary Overies, Southwark, co. Surrey, watermen, for Martin Smith of the same, waterman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/36.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Thomas Lane of — in-the-Fields, tailor, for James Dickenson of "Barnesby Street," Southwark, co. Surrey, feltmaker, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/37.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

George Horselie of Aldersgate Street, barber-surgeon, and Thomas Jollie of St. Botolph's-without-Aldersgate, tailor, for John Stringer of Huxley, co. Chester, gentleman, Thomas Hewett of "Eaten-boate" [Eaton], co. Chester, yeoman, and Thomas Cammocke of Maldon, co. Essex, gentleman, all "taken in a suspiciouse manner uppon the high way nere Tiborne in the night by the Constable and Watche of Maribon".
Sess. Roll 554/38, 42, 43.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a, 351.

16 December, 13 James I [A.D. 1615].
Edward Macham of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, saddler, and Lawrence —, gentleman, for John Michell of the same, saddler, for begetting Gertrude Grove with child.
Sess. Roll 554/40.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

George Whithorn of Heston to answer Edward Davis in a case of felony.
Sess. Roll 554/45.

Thomas Camp—, Doctor of Medicine, and Robert Barrett of St. Clement's, tailor, for Henry Dawes of the same to answer for the wounding of Barnaby Bulgar.
Sess. Roll 554/49.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

John Browne of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate for Frideswide Burlingham of Norton Folgate, spinster, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/65.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

John Morgan of Brentford, shoemaker, and John Parker of the same, innholder, for Alice, wife of George Richardson of Old Brentford, bound over for harbouring rogues and lewd people, upon the complaint of the Provost Marshal.
Sess. Roll 554/67.
Sess. Reg. 2/349a, 354.

William Fletcher of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor, Thomas Askwith of the same, "plummer", and William Henshawe of Grub Street, hosier, for John Fletcher of the same, plasterer, to answer, he being found in bed with one Mary Hare.
Sess. Roll 554/68.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

John Orton of Friern Barnet, labourer, for tippling without licence.
Sess. Roll 554/69.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William Harrison and Samuel Harley of Ratcliffe, gardeners, for Margaret White of the same, widow, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/72.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

William Lyddell of St. Katherine's, tailor, and Arthur Avis of Wapping, sailor, for Sarah, wife of John Clyston [Cliston] of West Ham, co. Essex, yeoman, "for selling corrupted butter".
Sess. Roll 554/73.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Leonard Fenn of Ratcliffe, haberdasher, and George Haward of Limehouse, Brewer, for William Fenn of Kingston, co. Surrey, and Robert Westbrooke of East Smithfield, brewer, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/74, 81.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

John Baker of Wapping, tailor, and John Shancke of Cripplegate, cutler, for Alice, wife of John Maggott of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/75.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

William Smyth of St. Andrew's, Holborn, saddler, and Henry Heath of the same, butcher, for Henry Goodall of the same, innholder, to answer Griffin Roberts of the same, tailor, and Margery his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/82.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

Francis Payne of the Strand, grocer, for John Reanolds [Reynolds] of Westminster for playing at cards and other unlawful games and lodging in an alehouse seven nights together, contrary to the Statute.
Sess. Roll 554/85.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Thomas Ash of Enfield, "boanlace maker", for refusing to find sufficient sureties to discharge the parish of Enfield of such charges as he has brought into the same.
Sess. Roll 554/86.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Ralph Briscoe of Chipping Barnet, co. Hertford, gentleman, for himself and John Stamford his manservant to give evidence against Edward Wood of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gentleman, concerning the hurting and wounding of John Jervas [Jervis]; and of John Flaxmer of South Mimms to give evidence likewise.
Respited by the Court to the next Sessions.
Sess. Roll 554/91, 92.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.
G.D.R. 2/95d.

John Stamford of the town of Old Brentford, fisherman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/101.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

William Parnell of Enfield, gentleman, and John Lawe of the same, carpenter, for William Kesar [Keasar] of the same for abusing Henry Hunsdon, high constable of Enfield.

Came and was discharged, and he has paid 5s. to Mr. Hunsdon for refusing to come to the monthly meeting at the Vestry, according to the orders, which Mr. Hunsdon is to give to the poor of the parish.
Sess. Roll 554/102.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

William Nicholson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, tailor, and David Powell of the same, locksmith, for Ralph Hewes of the same, blacksmith, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/106.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

John Attwood of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, draper, and John Dod of the same, for Edward Bawdes of the same to be of good behaviour.
Handed over further to Isaac Kilburne of the same, brewer, and then came and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 554/109.
Sess. Reg. 2/351, 359.

William Goreinge of Chelsea, victualler, for keeping unlawful games in his house.
He is to pay 13s. 4d. Richard Richardson, and all controversies to be ended, the money is paid him in Court, and the fine formerly rated at 12d.
Sess. Roll 554/112.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

William Spatchurst of Norton Folgate, chandler, for Henry Spatchurst [Spatcher] his servant and Edward Miller of the same, chandler, charged by Henry Theodoricke of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields to have rescued one Roger Mercye [Marcy] from him, being under arrest in his custody; and of the said Henry Theodoricke and Abraham Phillips of the same, for Philip Ampthill of the same to keep the peace towards Robert Sheffeild of Shoreditch [Norton Folgate]; and of the said Henry Theodoricke and Philip, for the said Abraham to keep the peace likewise; and of John Maile the younger of Finsbury, gentleman, and Richard Puller of Norton Folgate, victualler, for the said Robert to keep the peace towards the said Henry Theodoricke and Abraham.
The said Robert, Henry Spatchurst, Edward, and John Rile [Ryle] of Norton Folgate, all indicted for rescuing the said Roger from the said Abraham and Henry Theodoricke, and all certified into the King's Bench in Hilary Term, 14 James I [A.D. 1616–17].
The said Henry Spatchurst and Edward came upon indictment and pleaded not guilty, therefore handed over in bail to the next.
The said Robert came likewise and was handed over in bail to prosecute the traverse.
Sess. Roll 554/60, 61, 114, 150.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a, 354, 355, 359, 360.
P.R.B. 1/76, 94d.

Richard Taylor of Islington, butcher, for Robert Henn of the same, farrier, for beating and kicking Emma Ward.
Sess. Roll 554/115.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William Smith of Field Lane, chandler, for William Boothe of the same, victualler, charged to have beaten one Elizabeth Barker, being with child.
Sess. Roll 554/116.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William — of St. James', Clerkenwell, poulterer, and John Jegs of the same, victualler, for William Carpenter of the same, gentleman, bound over for that he married one Frances Williams, her former husband being living. [See also p. 73.]
Sess. Roll 554/117.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

Humphrey Evans of High Holborn, tailor, for Richard Evans of the same, saddler, to answer William Harrison of St. Giles'-in-theFields, tailor, for resisting the King's officers.
Sess. Roll 554/120.
Sess. Reg. 2/356.

Richard Morton of West Green within the parish of Tottenham, yeoman, and Edward Hillyes of the same, fisherman, for John Gardyner [Gardiner] of the same, "munnyer", "for entertayning of partridge takers in his Maties Royalties and lodging them in his house".
Came and was committed for default of sureties for good behaviour, and he is discharged from victualling and respited by the Court to the next; then came and was discharged with the assent of Sir Ferdinand Heyborne, knight, at the request of Edmund Dowbeldaye.
Sess. Roll 554/121.
Sess. Reg. 2/356, 367.

Alan Turner of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, gentleman, and Erasmus Finch of the same, crossbow-maker, for George Harper of the same for charging and wrongfully accusing Sir Ferdinand Heborne [Heyburne], knight, with cozenage.
Came and was discharged at the instance of the said Sir Ferdinand without a fee.
Sess. Roll 554/122.
Sess. Reg. 2/356.

William Powle [Powell] of Whitechapel, fisherman, and Thomas Roome of the same, glover, for Ann, daughter of the said William, and for John Noble of the same, flaxman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/125, 126.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

Evan Floyd of Clerkenwell and Abraham Gourd of Cow Cross, feltmaker, for Owen Powell of the same, fletcher, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 554/128.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

Mungo Parker of Ratcliffe, weaver, James Besowe of St. Olave's, co. Surrey, silkdyer, and Edward Rawlyns of East Smithfield, cutler, for William Kempethorne of Barking, London, mariner, to appear; and of Nathaniel Staulton of Lombard Street, goldsmith, and Thomas Dorrill of the same, silkman, for William Pickis of Barking aforesaid, mariner, to appear; and of William Dodd of London, merchant-tailor, and Richard Mathewes of Barking aforesaid, innholder, for Richard Panfeild [Punfeilde] of the same, tailor, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/129, 130, 133.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

John Sadler of Ratcliffe, clothworker, and Thomas Abbes of the same, for William Hall of the same, vintner, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 554/131.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Thomas Clarke of London, weaver, and John Clarke of St. Sepulchre's, saddler, for Katherine, wife of John Bettes, to be of good behaviour.
Sess. Roll 554/132.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

John Dodswell of Westminster, chandler, for William Street of the same, labourer, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/134.
Sess. Reg. 2/356.

Hugh Williams of Westminster, bricklayer, and John Burd of the same, for Elizabeth, wife of the said Hugh, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/135.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

William Feuwaters and George Williams of Hanworth, for Thomas Feewaters of the same, tailor, for beating and wounding Margaret, wife of Edward Lock, and to keep the peace towards her.
Sess. Roll 554/136.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Hugh Byrd [Burd] of Pinner to answer touching his contempt in letting go a vagrant, whom he was charged with by a constable, with a pass to be conveyed from constable to constable according to the law.
The said Hugh and Henry Scudamore of Kingsbury indicted for refusing to pay their assessments towards the maimed soldiers, and pledged for fines in April, 1618.
Sess. Roll 554/139.
P.R.B. 1/76d.

Roger Raynor of Hillingdon and Thomas Tisdalle of Uxbridge, draper, for William Raynor of Cowley in the parish of Hillingdon, tanner, to answer concerning the beating and wounding of Richard Cutler of Uxbridge, butcher.
Sess. Roll 554/140.

Richard Nelham the elder of Ruislip and John Winchester of "Marlepittes" in the same parish, for John Fearne the elder of "Wilchers" in the same parish, to answer concerning the abusing of Mr. Roworth, minister, his own wife and others of his Majesty's subjects.
Sess. Roll 554/141.

John Readworth of Heston, shoemaker, for Thomas Williams of the same, tailor, to answer for refusing to do such service as the officer demanded him for the King.
Came and was discharged because the parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 554/145.

Garrad Low of Kingston Wick, shoemaker, and Oliver Ward of the same, for Roger Wells of the same to appear.
Came and was handed over further.
Sess. Roll 554/146.

Richard Swingfield of East Smithfield, fishmonger, for Ralph Brenton of Ratcliffe, victualler, for his wife to appear, and that neither he not his wife "doe henceforth keepe victualinge".
Sess. Roll 544/147.

Thomas — of Rosemary Lane, carman, and John Hunt of Whitechapel, wheelwright, for Richard Rider of Rosemary Lane, carman, to appear.
Sess. Roll 544/148.

Samuel Bent and John Ewre of Kensington, for John Ussell of the same, that he shall not at any time keep a victualling-house within the liberty for the space of three years.
Sess. Roll 544/149.
Sess. Reg. 2/356.

Thomas Haywood and Richard Perkins of Clerkenwell, gentlemen, and John Cumber of St. Alphage, London Wall, gentleman, for William Waringe of the same, gentleman, to answer the hurting and wounding of Robert Knowles, Thomas Dickenson and Robert Holmes.
Sess. Roll 554/156.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

Thomas Martin of Grantchester, co. Cambridge, yeoman, to give evidence against Margaret Knott, who is suspected to have picked £30 out of Martin's pocket.
Respited because the felony was done in the county of Cambridge.
Sess. Roll 554/157.
Sess. Reg. 2/349a.

William Robson of St. Clement Danes, Vintner, and Thomas Willson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, shoemaker, for Donkin Mawcumbe of St. Clement Danes, shoemaker, for conveying away into Scotland a manservant of his who had begotten a bastard child in his house.
Sess. Roll 554/159.

William Pytt of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, goldsmith, and Lawrence Phillippes of the same, for Arthur Parker of the same to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/161.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

Thomas Webbes of Staines, baker, and Nicholas Moore of the same, cooper, for Henry Arthur of the same, musician, to appear.
Sess. Roll 554/162.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

John Reeve of South Mimms, tanner, and William Reeve of Friern Barnet, for John Glasebye of the same, victualler, to answer the information of John Cade for suffering unlawful games and entertaining cheaters into his house.
Sess. Roll 554/163.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William Welch, John Rhodes [Roades] and Henry Watson of Friern Barnet, labourers, for Richard Dowley of the same, victualler, to answer certain assaults and batteries upon the persons of Samson Lythell and Richard Shones.
He is discharged from victualling for keeping ill rule, and handed over further in bail to the said John and William Relfe of the same. Afterwards on 3 December came and was discharged with the assent of the said Samson in my presence [i.e. of John Welde], he being still very infirm and impotent.
Sess. Roll 554/164.
Sess. Reg. 2/350, 359.

Recognizances to keep the peace of:—

William Knight of Wapping, victualler, and William Palmer of East Smithfield, blacksmith, for Elizabeth, wife of John Knight of Wapping, towards Elizabeth Price.
Sess. Roll 554/10.

Ralph Brenton of Ratcliffe, victualler, and Robert King of the same, glover, for Juliana, wife of Hugh Clapham of the same, towards "the wydowe Browne".
Sess. Roll 554/11.

Hugh Murfeild of Newington, co. Surrey, milliner, and Thomas — of St. George's, Southwark, collier, for Richard Murren of Whitechapel, chapman, towards Thomas Hawkinges and Joan Poore of the same.
Sess. Roll 554/12.

— — of Whitechapel, sailor, and Thomas Questeed of Rosemary Lane, tailor, for Mary, wife of Robert Peerson of East Smithfield, towards John Williams.
Sess. Roll 554/13.

Aaron Degrove of East Smithfield, cordwainer, and Walter — of St. Botolph's, Aldgate, tailor, for Edward Benden of East Smithfield, porter, towards Thomas Ginkinges of the same and his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/14.

Gilbert Peeke of Rosemary Lane, tailor, and John Newton of "Pickleherring" in Southwark, cordwainer, for Jane, wife of Alexander Barnes of Rosemary Lane, victualler, towards Mary, wife of Thomas Reighnoldes of the same, barber; and of William Stagg of Whitechapel, porter, and James Platt of St. Botolph's, —, smith, for the said Mary towards the said Jane.
Sess. Roll 554/15, 19.

Richard Nash of Rosemary Lane, tailor, and Thomas — of Whitechapel, painter, for Mary, wife of James Smyth of the same, pinner, towards Ann Masterson.
Sess. Roll 554/16.

[Philip] Gainsford of Rosemary Lane, surgeon, and William Waterman of the same, cook, for Robert Jackman of the same and Ann his wife, towards George Pente and his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/17.

Edward Harbert of the Minories, London, clothworker, and Edward — of Whitechapel, baker, for "Ginking" Jones of the same, clothworker, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/18.

Gillam Pease of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, and Bartholomew Howe of the same, labourer, for Thomas Greene of the same, weaver, towards John Ould.
Sess. Roll 554/20.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

John Wright of Whitecross Street, tallow-chandler, and "Marenius" Wright of "Hollowell Streete", chandler, for William Tompson of the same, baker, towards Jane Marshall.
Sess. Roll 554/21.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

Richard Turner of St. Sepulchre's, butcher, and John Willy of the same, shoemaker, for Joan, wife of Robert Michell of Cow Cross, butcher, towards Elizabeth Johnson.
Sess. Roll 554/23.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

Cuthbert Farberne of St. James', Clerkenwell, smith, and John Dalby of the same, milliner, for Hugh Donne of St. Sepulchre's, labourer, towards William Tasker.
Sess. Roll 554/26.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

George Cordell of St. Sepulchre's, glover, and Abraham Guord of the same, feltmaker, for Richard Eaton of Cow Cross, butcher, towards Francis Chandler.
Sess. Roll 554/27.

Gregroy Elmer of Golding Lane, buttonmaker, Francis Mayne, labourer, and George Corkyn, shoemaker, both of the same, for Christopher Johnson of the same, blacksmith, towards Elizabeth Withers.
Sess. Roll 554/28.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

Arthur Colman of Tothill Street, grocer, for John Gryme of King Street, Westminster, gentleman, towards John Story of St. Clement Danes; and of Matthew Carelton of Westminster, gentleman, for the said John Story towards the said John Gryme.
Sess. Roll 554/30, 32.

Jerome Nevill of Lombard Street, goldsmith, for Nathaniel Mouldsworth of Fotheringhay, co. Northampton, gentleman, towards Thomas Linsey.
Sess. Roll 554/31.

Edward Robson of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, victualler, and Christopher Larkin of the same, for Margaret, wife of Richard Bond of the same, towards Phillida Relse.
Sess. Roll 554/35.

Roger Johnson of Westminster, bricklayer, and Thomas Milson of the same, carpenter, for John Macye of the same, tailor.
Sess. Roll 554/39.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

Hugh Little and Hugh Jackson of Westminster, bricklayers, and James Allen of the same, for Elizabeth, wife of the said Hugh Little, and for Alice Allison alias Phelips of the same, spinster, towards John Smithe.
Sess. Roll 554/41, 108.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a, 351.

John Joanes of Westminster and John Ladkin of the same, barber, for Hugh Cursell of the same, glover, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/44.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a.

Henry Ruby of Wapping and John Skingley of the same, tailor, for Arthur Swayne of the same, tailor, towards Abraham Williams of the same, porter, and Elizabeth his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/46.

Robert Green of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, and Richard Hushe of the same, glover, for Richard Wast of the same, towards Henry Rolf.
Sess. Roll 554/47.

Robert Moore and Charles Sheldon of Norton Folgate for Richard Tripland of the same, blacksmith, towards William Harper of the same, cordwainer; and of the said William to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/48.
Sess. Reg. 2/355, 356.

Henry Greene and Roland Blague of Old Street, for Mary Soursbye of the same, spinster, towards Alice Chambers.
Sess. Roll 554/50.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

John Evans and William Leeche of Gray's Inn Lane, victuallers, for Robert Simons of the same, carpenter, towards Joan Blackmore.
Sess. Roll 554/51.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

Christopher Brigges of St. Alphage, [London Wall], currier, and Richard Peter of Coleman Street, cordwainer, for John Griffin and Edward Garrett of St. Alphage aforesaid, towards John Ferne; and of John Smith of All Hallows, London Wall, farrier, and Thomas Beale of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate, tailor, for Richard Binckes of All Hallows aforesaid, gentleman, towards the said John Ferne.
Sess. Roll 554/52, 53.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

Roger Rosse of Clerkenwell, gilder, and Richard Daunger of the same, bucklemaker, for Robert Baker of the same, tailor, and Edith his wife and Margaret Baker of the same, spinster, towards Thomas Carter.
Sess. Roll 554/57.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.

Roger Beswicke of Whitecross Street and Edward Barrowes of the same, chandler, for John Steventon of the same, towards Frances Carre of the same, spinster; and of John Pebworth of the same, tailor, and Thomas Waringe of Blackfriars, gentleman, for the said Frances towards Margaret Steventon.
Sess. Roll 554/62, 63.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

James — and Robert Richardson of Clerkenwell, tailors, for Elizabeth Blocke of the same, spinster, towards Ann Jeffes.
Sess. Roll 554/64.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

William Dewhurst of St. Andrews', Holborn, and Edward Hunt of St. Bride's, cutler, for Elizabeth Millett of Field Lane, spinster, towards Nathaniel Starkye of Charterhouse Lane, saddler; and of Richard Marshall of the same, buttonmaker, and Robert Leighe of St. John Street, victualler, for the said Nathaniel towards the said Elizabeth; he is accused to have taken 5s. from her.
Sess. Roll 554/66, 155.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.
G.D.R. 2/96d.

John Johnson of East Smithfield, brewer, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/70.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Thomas Deane of Whitechapel, feltmaker, and Richard Trypland of Shoreditch, smith, for Dorothy Skipworth of Spitalfields, spinster, Mary, wife of Thomas Freeson of Shoreditch, and Jane, wife of George Lyde of Whitechapel, all to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/76, 77, 80.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Edward Bottleson of Spitalfields, ropemaker, and Geoffrey Browne of the same, husbandman, for Thomas Holton of the same, founder, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/78.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Humphrey Ambler of Friday Street, salter, Thomas Clyffe of Whitechapel, draper, and Edmund Parsons of St. Katherine's, baker, for John Lambert of Tamworth, co. Stafford, mariner, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/79.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Alexander Leviston of Clerkenwell and Richard Jones of the same, tailor, for Hector Leviston of the same and Dorothy his wife, towards Martin Taylor of the same and Jane his wife, and James Haies of the same and Jane his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/83.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Richard Tailor of Old Street and Richard Robinson of Goswell Street, plasterer, for David Wager of Old Street, cordwainer, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/84.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

William Betts and Edward Baldock of Edmonton, for Thomas West of Golding Lane in the parish of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, cordwainer, towards John Stebranke of Edmonton aforesaid; and of James Johnson, husbandman, and William Ivytt, tailor, both of the same, for the said Edward towards the said John; and of Robert Eastry of the same, gentleman, for the said John towards the said Edward.
The said John swore in court that the said Edward had assaulted him in the highway, therefore he is committed for default of good sureties, and is to pay 4s. 8d. to the said John, and handed over further in bail to Peter Lought of Golding Lane, gentleman, and John Robinson of Enfield.
The said Edward came at the next and was discharged.
Sess. Roll 554/87, 103, 104.
Sess. Reg. 2/351, 352, 360.

Richard Taylor of St. Gregory's, London, draper, and Humphrey Lympney of Fulham, chandler, for Richard Shory of Fulham, cordwainer, towards Edward Home of the same.
Sess. Roll 554/88.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Charles Twinihoe of Westminster and Henry Pow— of the same, cordwainer, for John Porter of the same, baker, towards Griffen Roberts of the same.
Sess. Roll 554/89.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Bartholomew Owin and — Powell of St. —, cordwainers, for Adam Banke of Westminster, embroiderer, towards Robert Hyde of the same, tailor.
Sess. Roll 554/90.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Gregory Bonde of Westminster, gentleman, and Thomas Haddock for William Mackarell of the same, victualler, towards John Davis of the same, waterman.
Sess. Roll 554/93.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Robert Burgeas of Westminster, carpenter, and Thomas Fyler of the same, labourer, for Leonard Chaundler of the same, carpenter, towards John Basely of the same, waterman.
Sess. Roll 554/95.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Samuel Hopkins of Westminster, grocer, and Edward Keitlye of the same, glazier, for Isabel, wife of William Gowringe [Goreinge] of Chelsea, waterman, towards Richard Wrixon of the same, tailor.
Sess. Roll 554/96.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

William Grymes of Westminster, tailor, and Ralph Keyes of the same, carpenter, for John Jacke of the same, gentleman, towards Hugh Ball of the same, scrivener.
Sess. Roll 554/97.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Matthew Dansall of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, for Humphrey Kinge of the same, baker, towards William Douneinge of Westminster, baker.
Sess. Roll 554/105.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Nicholas Franckelin and Thomas Fletcher of Lincoln's Inn, gentlemen, for Henry Fitz Jefferies of the same, gentleman, to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/107.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Abraham Chapman of —, for Richard Blackman of Westminster to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/110.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Edward Griffen and Thomas Tason of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, for Adam Graves of the same to keep the peace.
Sess. Roll 554/111.
Sess. Reg. 2/351.

Roger Riche of St. Clement Danes, gunpowder-maker, and John — of the same, for Robert Drake of Marylebone and Mary his wife, towards Margery [Mary] Draper.
Sess. Roll 544/113.
Sess. Reg. 2/350a, 359.

Christopher Elsmore of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, goldsmith, and William Howard of the same, miller, for William Case of the same, cordwainer, and Constance his wife, towards Mary Richardson.
Sess. Roll 554/118.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

William Denton of St. Sepulchre's, brewer, and Richard Brunt of the same, tailor, for Richard Morgan of St. James', Clerkenwell, brewer, towards Christiana Bonny.
Sess. Roll 554/119.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

Matthew Quier of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, and Robert Dickers of the same, innholder, for Silvanus Burkett of the same, victualler, and Richard Barker of the same, innholder, towards Henry Theodoricke of the same and his wife.
Sess. Roll 554/123, 124.
Sess. Reg. 2/355, 356.

Thomas Flewter of Ratcliffe, mariner, and Michael Noker of the same, ship-carpenter, for Thomasine, wife of Thomas Beltes of the same, who had the peace sworn against her by Ellen, wife of John Alcock of the same, barber.
Sess. Roll 554/127.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

William Banes of Harefield and John — of "Raveinges" in the said parish, for Samuel Adkinson [Atkinson] of Harefield aforesaid, towards Edward Courtney of Rickmansworth, co. Hertford.
Sess. Roll 554/137.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Richard Sheild and Christopher Sessions of Uxbridge, for Thomas Sheild of the same, towards Thomas Beech of Hayes.
Sess. Roll 554/138.
Sess. Reg. 2/352.

Thomas Ruddyn of London, petty-chapman, and Martin Hastings of Teddington, for Margaret Robinson of the same, towards Ann Hall.
Sess. Roll 554/142.

Roger Key of Hounslow and Henry Leak of the same, blacksmith, for William Prestcot of the same, weaver, and Sampson Crabb of the same, towards Thomas Bennet.
Sess. Roll 554/143, 144.

Arthur Spratlinge of Clerkenwell, John Watson, cobbler, and John Hurst, "lawier", both of the same, for Agnes Spratlinge of the same, spinster, towards James Tanner.
Sess. Roll 554/151.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

Samuel Gayford and Henry Clarke of St. John Street, for George Hunter of the same, towards John Kenney.
Sess. Roll 554/153.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

John Grane of Staple Inn, gentleman, and James Wood of the Savoy, baker, for William Coleman of Clerkenwell, joiner, towards William Peters.
Sess. Roll 554/154.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

Robert Hale of St. Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, haberdasher, and Robert Vaghan of the same, for William Doninge [Downinge] of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields, baker, to keep the peace.
The parties are agreed.
Sess. Roll 554/158.
Sess. Reg. 2/350.

John Paget and Clement Powlton of St. Mary Overies, co. Surrey, watermen, for the said John towards Katherine Hewes.
Sess. Roll 554/160.

Thomas Knowles and Edward Sheappard of Acton, for Matthew West of the same, labourer, towards Frances Deereman of the same.
At the next came and was discharged by the affirmation of Sir Francis Darcy, knight, that they were agreed.
Sess. Roll 554/165.
Sess. Reg. 2/359.

Indictment of:—

Richard Marsam, servant to Andrew Blase of Cow Cross, butcher, for an assault and battery on Dionise Terrey, at St. John Street.
Came upon indictment, acknowledged and paid 3s. 4d., paid to the Sheriff in Court.
Prosecutor:—Elizabeth —.
Sess. Roll 554/1, 152.
Sess. Reg. 2/354.

Ralph Leeke of Westminster, blacksmith, Price Meredith, citizen and draper of London, and Edward Gosfielde of Westminster, for an assault and battery on Thomas Watson of the same, tailor, at the same; and of the said Thomas, William Barber, yeoman, Thomas Harr, tailor, and John Styles, tailor, all of Westminster, for an assault and battery on the said Ralph, at the same.
Prosecutors:—William Dawson, John Woo—, Thomas Cutler, Thomas Berrith, Richard Price, Christopher Cocke.
Sureties for the said Meredith to keep the peace towards the said Barber:—William Kellitt of Westminster, barber-surgeon, and the said Leeke.
Sureties for the said Watson to keep the peace towards the said Leeke:—William Saintbarr and John Pettit of the same, gentlemen.
Sureties for the said Thomas Harr and John Styles to keep the peace likewise:—the said Saintbarr and Watson, Arthur Cadwick, chandler, and Silvester Hunt, barber, both of the same.
The said Harr and Styles came upon indictment and pleaded not guilty and were handed over further to prosecute the traverse etc. Certified into the King's Bench by writ of certiorari in the Octave of St. Hilary, 14 James I [A.D. 1616–17].
Sess. Roll 554/2, 7, 94, 98, 99, 100.
Sess. Reg. 2/352, 360.
P.R.B. 1/75d, 94d.

Edward Woolridge [Wilridge] of St. Olave's, co. Surrey, gentleman, for an assault and battery on William Fenn, at Ratcliffe.
Prosecutors:—William Kendricke, Ralph Vaughan, Thomas Smyth.
Sess. Roll 554/4, 71.
Sess. Reg. 2/353.

Margaret, wife of Peter Isam [Isum] of Chancery Lane, barbersurgeon, for being a common barratrix and disturber of her neighbours, at the same.
Acknowledged the indictment, fined 12d.
Prosecutors:—George Fouche, Edward Dixe, William Griffen, Robert Clark.
Sureties:—John Belyn of the same, smith, and William Sutton of Foster Lane, dyer. Further sureties for the said Margaret to prosecute the traverse of her indictment with effect:—Richard Nesse of Cow Cross, Edward Baker of Chancery Lane, cutler, and Stephen Hipwell of the same, carpenter.
Sess. Roll 554/5.
Sess. Roll 555/123.
Sess. Reg. 2/365, 370, 385, 390, 409.

Edward Wharton [Walton] of Gray's Inn Lane [of "Pourpoole Lane"], farrier, Susan his wife, and Roger Gunter of Gray's Inn Lane, for an assault and battery on Abraham Phillipps, at the same.
Sureties:—Robert Lowth and Edward Perdye, silkdyer, both of "Pourpoole Lane", John Hopper of Field Lane and Thomas Pye of Whitechapel, clothworker.
Sess. Roll 554/6, 59, 88.
Sess. Reg. 2/355.
P.R.B. 1/76.

14 September, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
Whereas Christopher Wallis, Barnaby Branche and Henry Elles of Enfield, servants to John Decroe of the same, gentleman, caused to be taken divers cattle of — at Enfield for damages done there, and would have imparked the said cattle according to law, nevertheless Hugh Easton of Enfield, Richard Rashe, Henry Lofte the younger, John Dent and Elizabeth Easton [Eston], spinster, all of the same, assaulted the said Christopher, Barnaby and Henry, and violently rescued the said cattle so being in their possession, to the great damage of the said John Decroe.
The said Hugh, Richard and Elizabeth pledged for fines on 24 August, 1618. Submission made by the servants of Master Salter.
Sess. Roll 554/3.
P.R.B. 1/76.

17[?] September [A.D. 1616].
Jury writ, issued by Sir Thomas Lake, knight, to summon the jury and the chief constables and sub-constables to the General Sessions to be held on 3 October next coming.
Endorsement illegible.
Sess. Roll 554/170.

3 October, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
[Portion of wrapper for the roll for the General Sessions of the Peace.]
Sess. Roll 554/171.

5 September, 14 James I [A.D. 1616].
Writ, witnessed by Sir Thomas Lake, knight, at Hicks Hall in St. John Street, to summon a jury of twenty-four lawful men of the neighbourhood of Ratcliffe, to the Sessions to be held at Hicks Hall on 4 October next coming, to enquire between William Redman of Ratcliffe in a plea of trespass whereof he stands indicted, and George Longe, gentleman, prosecuting for the King in that behalf.
Endorsed that the execution of this writ appears in a certain panel annexed to the same, [no. 554/9, for jurors names see Appendix II].
Alan Cotton and Cuthbert Hackett, sheriffs.
Sess. Roll 554/8.

Names of coroners:—
Robert Bright, gentleman.
Henry Harryott, gentleman.

Names of bailiffs:—
Robert Bright, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at the Strand.
Walter James, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westminster.
John Mayle the younger, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London.
Philip Kinge, gentleman, of the Liberty of John, Lord Bishop of London.
Robert Dixon, gentleman, of the Liberty of Thomas, Lord Wentworth.
John Valentine, gentleman, of the Liberty of the Master, Brothers and Sisters of the Hospital Church of St. Katherine-the-Virgin-nextthe-Tower of London.
Charles Chute, esquire, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at Enfield.
William Asplin, of the Liberty of the Duchy of Lancaster at South Mimms.
William Heycocke, of the Liberty of Dudley, Lord North.
William Fletcher, of the Liberty of Sir William Herbert, knight, of his manor of Hendon.
Isaac Bringhurst [of the hundred of Osulstone. The lower half of the document is missing, on which would be the names of the other bailiffs for that hundred and for the hundreds of Edmonton, Elthorne, Gore, Spelthorne and Isle worth].
Sess. Roll 554/166.

Names of constables:—
[Only two portions of these lists remain in which the following names can be deciphered].

Names of constables:— [Hundred of Osulstone]

Islington.John Symper.
William Blackston.
Richard Hawle.
Richard Sproson.
Richard Taylor.
Holloway.William Gaulthrop.
George Webb.
Hornsey.Anthony Taylor.
Robert Scoffin.
Friern Barnet.Roger Turner.
Finchley.John Rolfe.
Henry Shoarnebrooke.
Hampstead.John Kempe.
[Kentish Town].Peter Benson.
Robert Sape.
Stratford Bow.Thomas Goudge.
[Bromley].Thomas Jarseye.
dward Danyell.
[Hackney].Thomas Gilbert.
Robert Ma[xfeild].
[Richard] Harrison.
St. Margaret's, Westminstei.Thomas Gabrielle.
John Stock.
Richard Price.
John Davis.
James Saunderson.
Arthur Bedell.
John Gates.
Richard Hilton.
Giles Home.
Francis Duke.
Thomas Parkins.
Robert Harrison.
William Miller.
Thomas Farmer.
William Waller.
Thomas Callett.
Hammersmith.William Smyth.
Fulham.William Gooderidge.
Chiswick.Thomas Yearley.
John Ludby.
Marylebone.Robert Carter.
Paddington.Edward Westfeiid.
Old Brentford.John Stanford.
Ealing.John Friend.
Willesden.William Marshe.
Humphrey Vincent.
Acton.William Vincent.
Thomas Knowles.
Knightsbridge.Samuel Pepper.
Kensington.Read Cooper.
Chelsea.Alexander Antkin.

Names of the chief constables of the hundred of Edmonton:—
Roger Hoddesdon of South Mimms, gentleman.
Robert Estrey of Edmonton, gentleman.
Henry Hunsdon of Enfield, gentleman.
Sess. Roll 554/167, 168.

SESSIONS REGISTER. VOLUME II.

p. 349a. Came and discharged:—

Susan Fisher of Charterhouse Lane, spinster, stands presented by the Jury of Annoyances for keeping ill rule in her tobacco shop.

John Robinson of High Holborn, gentleman, to be of good behaviour.

p. 350.

Thomas Ressell [Ressoll] of Enfield, musician, brought to the Court to discharge the parish from henceforth from any charge that shall be by his means, and handed over further in bail to William Kensar of the same. Came at the next and was discharged because he discharged the parish (and pp. 359, 386).

Thomas Weste of Southwark, brewer, committed for abusing the Court, to put in sureties for good behaviour, and handed over further to Richard Mathewes of Bishopsgate Street, tailor, and John Jones of St. Andrew's, Holborn, shoemaker (and p. 359).

p. 355. William Wilson of Finsbury, baker, for the peace.

William Pedler of Norton Folgate, bricklayer, for the like.

p.356. Joan Raymond committed to the House of Correction for that she is a common whore.

Margery Sissell committed for keeping a bawdy-house in Charterhouse Lane.

Ann Pilkington sent to the House of Correction for being a common whore, and fetching divers whores to the house of the said Margery Sissell to be lewd with them.

William Edwardes of Drury Lane, blacksmith, brought to the Court by warrant from Mr. Recorder and Sir Lewis Lewkenor, upon complaint by Thomas Abbot his late master, for departing out of his service, being bound by indenture; but because his indenture was not enrolled in open Sessions according to the law, he is now likewise discharged by the Court.

pp. 357–8. Badgers, laders, kidders and carriers licensed and allowed at the General Sessions held at Westminster on Thursday the third day of October, 1616.

Badgers:—James Hosier, Thomas Tavernor, William Parricke, Edward Parricke and William Perry, all of Staines, John Street, John Street [sic], Richard Street, Henry Street, William Edlyn, John Fearne and Nicholas Aylard, all of Pinner, Henry Hunsdon, Thomas Hunsdon, John Pratte, Henry Deane, Joans Taylor, Christopher Woodam, John Edes, Elizeus Wiberde, Thomas Bates, Abraham Hunsdon, Nicholas Morris, Richard Roffe, Robert Courtis, William Briggs, Edward Carter, Roger Newman, Robert Mayhewe, Roger Pickatt, Thomas Goddard, Matthew Betts, Hugh Easton, Thomas Curtys the elder, Thomas Curtys the younger, Richard Smith and Henry Lofte, all of Enfield, Richard Golde, Nicholas Hale, William Cattell and John Rowson, all of Hadley, Paul Juxe (with drover), William Ellis and George Harverde of Isleworth, William Fletcher, Ewin Cooper and John Lambe of Hendon, William Waller of Westminster, Richard Lawe of Ratcliffe, William Smith, John Radforde and Roger Roffe of Hammersmith, Thomas Knight of Heston, Henry Britteridge of Hanwell, Thomas Earlye and Robert Thomspon of Hillingdon, Thomas Younge, Nathaniel Wall, Robert Hill and Margaret Kinge, all of South Mimms, Richard Peeter, William Nyxe and Roger Jordan of Uxbridge, Thomas Foxe, Richard Page, Thomas Baldwyn and Thomas Jarsey, all of Bromley, Philip Peeter, Constance Pluckwell, Henry Winche and William Lamberte, all of Stanmore, John Lawe of East Smithfield, Henry Fundge of Ealing, Edward Hackney of Whitechapel, Lewis Watkins of Teddington, John Lane and John Edlyn of Harrow, Robert Robertes of Willesden, Hugh Goddard and Andrew Bowyer of St. Katherine's, John Courte and Barnaby Courte of Cranford, Peter Meredithe of Stepney, Richard Paley of St. Botolph's-without-Aldgate, Ellis Powell of Fulham, Robert Parnell of Hounslow, George Barnes of Harlington and Thomas Wealand of Hayes.

Kidders:—Edward Eeles of Pinner, William Woodman of Enfield, Elizabeth Sherley and Edward Davyes of Harmondsworth, John Lane of Westminster, [blank] Osborne of Heston, John Bruchins and John Goaste of Hillingdon, John Robinson of South Mimms, David Harris of New Brentford, Thomas Taylor of Stanmore, Iron Scaldwell of Harrow, John Dewill of Cranford, John Page of Hayes, John Bannester of West Drayton and John Prior of Whetstone.

Drover:—Walter Lake of St. Clement Danes.

PROCESS REGISTER BOOK OF INDICTMENTS. VOLUME I.

f.75d. William Lacye of Hendon for felony. Outlawed at the Sessions held on 10 April, 16 James I [A.D. 1618].

f.76. Alice Cole of Hampton, widow, Ann Cole of the same, spinster, Joan, wife of Thomas Cole of the same, and Daniel Knowlinge of New Brentford, all for recusancy.

f. 76d. George Thorp of Sunbury for enclosing the common highway within the said parish.

James Gibson of Hammersmith for charging the country with warrants for coals, whenas they could not be taken in at court but both coals and carriage converted to himself and the collier or one of them.

Edward Turpin of Petty France, Thomas Tyle and Thomas Burchley of the same, Henry Smith of Westminster, Arthur Squib, Thomas Cutler, Matthew Hill, Christopher Smith and William Arnatt of the same, all for refusing to watch. The said Cutler pledged for a fine on 16 April, 1618.

John Powell of King Street for disturbing the King's peace.

f.77. Lady Margaret Conyby of Shoreditch, Matthew Woodward of Startford Bow, gentleman, and Joan his wife, for not coming to church by the space of a month.

Edward Barby of Stratford Bow, gentleman, for refusing to send his labourers by the space of six days.

William Burister, victualler, and Henry West, Husbandman, both of the same, for refusing to pay towards the maintenance of the Marshal.

Robert Lambert of the same, yoeman, for raising the ground before his tenements and defending it with posts set up.

Timothy Bugby and Robert Williams of the same for dividing two small cottages. The said Timothy pledged for a fine on 28 September, 1618.

The wife of John Southerton, esquire, for not coming to church.

John Ashby of Newington, gentleman, for not working in the highways, having thirty acres of land in the same parish.

David Strangham of King Street for selling ale without licence.

Pledged for a fine on 26 March, 1617, and respited for a fine of the King, 208.

John Sissell of Charterhouse Lane for keeping a suspected house of bawdery (and f.75d.)

Susan Fisher of the same, widow, for the like.

f.77d. Dorothy Burrowes of Cow Cross, widow, for the like.

Stephen Mault of St. John Street, buttonmaker, for dividing a house into three tenements.

William Allen of Clerkenwell "for a popeishe recusant and for not cominge to church theis 3 monthes".

Joan, wife of John Williams of the same, for a common scold.

Thomas Abbington of St. Giles', esquire, and Mary his wife, Lady Elizabeth Browne, William Vavisor, esquire, and Ann, wife of Robert Vaughan, esquire, all of the same, all for not coming to church.

Giles Clementes of St. Giles' for a common drunkard.

William Welche of the same for working and setting earth and wheels in the King's highway, to the great annoyance of passengers.

Richard Browne of Whitecross Street, plasterer, for dividing a small house there into two tenements.

Margaret, wife of William Powell of East Smithfield, for a bloodshed committed upon Jane, wife of John Gibbons.

f.78. John Richardson of Holywell Street, gardener, for turning a watercourse into Cock Lane that [formerly] ran towards Stepney.

William Atterburie of Chick Lane, Jane Horne of Chiswell Street, widow, [blank] Lodge of St. Martin's, doctor, and [blank] his wife, James Kisline of the same, bricklayer, John Garmitt, yeoman, and [blank], wife of George Hunt, gentleman, both of the same, all for not coming to church.

Geoffrey Celsey of St. Martin's, gentleman, for dicing and a bowling alley.

Thomas Wright of the same for keeping a bowling alley.

Jenkin Marcros of the same, victualler, for refusing to watch, ward or pay, being the King's servant.

Richard Simpson of St. Clement Danes, tailor, and Elizabeth his wife, and Christiana, wife of Julian Freake of the same, linen-draper, for not receiving the Sacrament.

f.78d. Ann Rawlings of St. Andrew's, Holborn, widow, Thomas Hopper, yeoman, Ann Simballs and Mary Wilcockes, spinsters, all of the same, all for keeping suspicious houses of bawdery. The said Simballs pledged for a fine on i May, 1617.

ff.78d–79d. For not coming to church:—

Mary, wife of Thomas Baytman [Baitman] of St. Andrew's, Holborn, embroiderer, Margaret, wife of Thurstan Feilde, shoemaker, Joan, wife of Richard Gresham, carpenter, John Dam, cutler, and Helen his wife, Ferdinand Emerson, cutler, and Jane his wife, William Mathewes, cutler, and Helen his wife, Susan, wife of Edwin Sail, gentleman, John Blake, tailor, and Magdalen his wife, Jane Woodfall, widow, Edith Wheeler, spinster, Richard Carey, esquire, and George Tindall his servant, William Cooke, gentleman, and Bridget his wife, William Beswicke, cordwainer, Susan, wife of Thomas Strange, tailor, Elizabeth, wife of Anthony Gibson, gentleman, Thomas Knight, scrivener, and Joan his wife, Thomas Howard, cobbler, and Mary his wife, Mary St. Cleere, widow, John Hallifaxe, yeoman, Katherine, wife of Richard Knight, scrivener, and Ambrose Beswicke and George Beswicke, shoemakers, all of the same.

Roger Gunter, Abraham Greene and William Dyar of St. Andrew's, Holborn, victuallers, for keeping bawdy-houses.

Peter Orrell of the same for dividing his house.

George Webb of the same, gentleman, for a bloodshed upon the body of George Pecke.

Ralph Temmes of the same and James Newton of the same, grocer, for the like upon James Clemens. The said James came and was discharged (and Sess. Reg. 2/260 and G.D.R. 2/96).

ff79d–82. For not working in the highways with their labourers:—

Days:—
George Lampe of Greenford5
John Westcome of the same2
John Gouldingeton of the same2
John Pooke of the same3
George Lee of the same6
Robert Leighton of the same3
William Higges of the same6
Richard Vincent of Ruislip2
Robert Batt of the same2
[blank] Carter of Hillingdon, painter6
Roger Hattocke of the same6
Henry Omer of the same6
Philip Grymsdall of the same6
John Sadler of New Brentford6
John Anderson of the same6
Jerome Sherlocke of the same6
Robert Lovedaye of New Brentford6
Benjamin Mathewe of the same6
John Robins of Whitechapel6
John Dearsley of Wapping. Pledged for a fine on 1 October, 1618, nothing for a fine because made composition with the inhabitants of Whitechapel6
Timothy Pynder of Whitechapel. Pledged for a fine on 3 September, 1618, nothing paid, respited for a fine6
Roland Coytmer of the same6
Robert Taylor of the same. Pledged for a fine on 1 October, 1618, respited for a fine because made composition with the inhabitants of Whitechapel for his work.6
Robert Browne of the same. Pledged for a fine and respited as above6
John Trotter of the same. Pledged for a fine and respited as above6
William Motte of the same. Pledged for a fine on 3 September, 1618, respited as above.6
William Hodger of the same6
John Needeham of the same6
Walter Burffett of the same6
John Wharrey of the same6
George Snepe of the same. Pledged for a fine on 14 September, 1618, respited as above.6
Simon Richardson of the same. Pledged for a fine on 26 September, 1618, respited as above.6
John Harte of the same6
Simon Warde of the same. Pledged for a fine on 1 October, 1618, respited as above.6
Edmond Jordan of the same6
Thomas Hearde of the same. Pledged for a fine on 8 September, 1618, nothing for a fine because made composition with the inhabitants of Whitechapel.6
Matthew Angell of the same. Pledged for a fine on 1 October, 1618, respited for the cause as above.6
William Reekes of the same6
Roger Houlder of the same6
Luke Whetstone of the same6
Thomas Huland of the same6
John Morehouse of the same. Pledged for a fine on 8 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
Thomas Sargeant of Whitechapel. Pledged for a fine on 24 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
Edward Redshawe of the same6
Thomas Scott of the same6
Thomas Wells of the same6
John Browne of the same6
John Robson of the same6
Nicholas Stertoppe of the same6
Lawrence Nickes of the same6
Richard Bodloe of the same6
Anthony Woode of the same6
Thomas Southwicke of the same. Pledged for a fine on 8 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
John Lamberte of the same. Pledged for a fine on 14 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
William Shawe of the same6
George Beaste of the same6
John Battle of the same6
Gregory Philpott of the same. Pledged for a fine on 12 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
Joshua Sherman of the same. Pledged for a fine on 14 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
George Freeman of the same, gentleman6
John Chawner of the same6
Garrett Brantes of the same. Pledged for a fine on 13 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
Richard Robertes of the same. Pledged for a fine and nothing paid as above.6
Owen Hoare of the same. Pledged for a fine and nothing paid as above.6
Joseph Jaques of the same. Pledged for a fine on 10 April, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
William Duglas of the same. Pledged for a fine on 25 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
George Hammon of the same. Pledged for a fine on 26 September, 1618, nothing for a fine as above.6
Henry Holeforde of Islington, esquire6
William Orrell of the same6
Otho Parnell of the same6
Thomas Yorke of the same6
Robert Hey ward of the same6
William Cooper of the same6
Thomas Spencer of Islington6
Ralph Smyth of the same6
Thomas Boas of the same6
Henry Spencer of the same6
Robert Morris of the same6
Thomas Gray of the parish of St. Botolph's-withoutBishopsgate, yeoman, for not sending his cart to amend the highways in Bromley, "havinge 120 acres of lande theraboute".6

ff.82–89. For not amending the highways with their labourers:—

Henry Wilkins of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields6
Robert Vaughan of the same, gentleman6
Augustine Belson of the same, gentleman6
Henry Moore of the same6
Nicholas Dawson of the same6
Sir Robert Nanton of the same, knight6
Sir Thomas Risbye of the same, knight6
John Wolley of the same, gentleman6
Sir John Townesend of the same, knight6
Richard Dods of the same6
Simon Clarke of the same, gentleman6
John Weale of the same6
William Hunt of the same6
Henry Britten of the same6
Richard Hawksworth of the same, gentleman6
John Ewer of the same, gentleman6
John Robertes of the same6
William Moore of the same6
William Forsan of the same6
Richard Seale of the same6
Robert Boyer of the same6
Nicholas Jones of the same6
Jonathan Richardson of the same6
William Chapman of the same6
Richard Lawe of the same6
Henry Hemynges of the same6
Nicholas Clarke of the same [deleted]
Giles Boverye of the same6
Edward Yateley of the same6
John Straunge of the same6
William Warner of the same6
Charles Davyes of the same6
Ralph Sargeant of St. Giles'-in-the-Fields6
Evan Garrett of the same6
William Salmon of the same6
[blank] Milles of the same6
Richard Barnett of the same6
Leonard Puckinson of the same6
Arthur Betanye of the same6
George Bodge of the same6
Rawse Dudley of the same6
Owen Harris of the same6
Geoffrey Browne of the same6
Matthew Selbye of the same6
Alexander Parsons of the same6
Richard Bosworth of the same6
Thomas Barker of the same6
John Shettleborow of the same6
Roger Longe of the same6
George Taylor of Finchley. Pledged for a fine on 12 September, 1618.2
Thomas Hemlocke of the same2
John Downer of the same. Pledged for a fine as above, nothing for a fee because a friend of Mr. Perte [?].2
John Milles of the same2
Simon Baile of the same3
William Page of the same2
Robert Dorchester of the same4
[blank] Kiffen of the same, gentleman1
Sir George Reniell of the same, knight [deleted]
William Wells of the same. Pledged for a fine on 10 September, 1618.2
Thomas Sanny of the same. Dead.6
Thomas Sanny the younger of the same. Pledged for a fine as above.3
James Kinge of the same. Pledged for a fine as above.2
Richard Cloudes of the same2
Thomas Attorell of the same1
Robert Harbert of the same4
William Harrington of the same3
William Preston of the same. Pledged for a fine as above, remitted by the Justices.3
[blank] Nicoll of the same, widow2
Thomas Collett of the same. Pledged for a fine as above. Days.1
Edward Whitten of Finchley3
Robert Smyth of the same4
George Whitton of the same3
Richard Knolton of the same. Pledged for a fine as above.1
Robert Wade of the same. Pledged for a fine on 12
September, 1618.2
Robert Relfe of the same2
Sir Philip Terwitt of the same, knight6
William Relfe of the same. Pledged for a fine on 10 September, 1618.1
Thomas Farmer of the same1
Anthony Tompson of the same. Pledged as above.6
Robert Shepperde of the same. Pledged as above.2
Stephen Noswell of the same. Pledged as above.1
William Addam of the same1
Mark Wulbancke of the same. Pledged as above.1
Henry Lodge of the same. Pledged as above.1
Richard Eaton of the same. Pledged as above.1
Robert Cole of the same. Pledged as above.2
John Shanbrooke of the same2
John Feilde of the same. Pledged as above.1
Simon Bonner of the same2
William Wright of the same. Pledged as above.1
John Heward of the same. Pledged as above.1
Thomas Coffin of the same. Pledged as above.6
Robert Gilson of the same. Pledged as above.3
Lancelot Wickes of the same. Pledged as above.3
Thomas Hewarde of the same. Pledged as above.6
Godfrey Smith of the same6
William Harrington of the same5
Richard Skegge of the same. Pledged as above5
William Rolfe of the same6
Francis Ell of the same6
John Flood of the same. Pledged as above.4
Richard Armitage of the same. Pledged as above.4
Robert Bonner of the same6
John Addams of the same3
Thomas Potter of the same. Pledged as above.6
William Seely of the same6
Henry Kayes of the same5
Thomas Towerson of the same5
Nicholas Smith of the same2
John Greene of Finchley4
William Marshe of the same. Pledged as above.4
Edward Day of the same5
John Powell of the same5
Thomas Reeve of the same4
John Humfrey of the same6
James Dawson of the same5
William Carter of the same3
John Early of Chiswick. Pledged for a fine on 1 April, 1618, but respited for a fine because Valentine Saunders, esquire, certified for him, as it appears.3
Thomas Early of the same. Pledged and respited as above.6
William Foote of the same6
William Stevens of the same6
William Mansell of the same6
Grindall Oxden of Tottenham, gentleman6
Humphrey Harrison of the same6
John Territ of the same6
Sir Francis Bacon of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, knight6
Thomas Hill of the same6
Francis Fletcher of the same6
Thomas Grottham of the same6
John Pepworthe of the same6
William Carlesse of the same6
Hercules Browne of the same6
Philip Lawrence of Goswell Street. Pledged for a fine on 27 March, 1618, nothing for a fine because paid 2s. to the surveyors for the last year as the surveyors acknowledged before Francis Mitchell, esquire, Justice.6
[blank] Lake of the same, gentleman6
Richard Powell of the same6
Lady Barlett of Redcross Street6
William Lankford of Golding Lane6
John Collins alias Martin of Ealing, gentleman6
John Bearde of the same6
Humphrey Breadecake of Old Brentford6
Henry Legge of the same6
John Paynter of the same6
John Williams of the same6
Nicholas Dicknes of Stepney, gentleman6
George Conquest of the same, gentleman6
George Boosfeilde of Stepney, doctor. Pledged for a fine on 26 March, 1617, respited for a fine of 6s., paid the surveyors of the highways.6
[blank] Golston of the same, gentleman6
Richard Henell of the same6
[blank] Greene of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Abbington of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Francke of the same, doctor6
William Holland of the same6
[blank] Gregorie of the same, widow6
Richard Cobden of the same6
John Day of the same6
William Marten of the same6
William Williamson of the same6
John Browne of the same6
Thomas Clarke of the same6
William Honese of the same6
Nathaniel Cake of the same6
Thomas Constantine of the same6
Alexander Constantine of the same6
George Constantine of the same6
William Plate of the same6
Maximillian Russell of the same6
John Tribe of the same6
George Wascott of the same6
John Rute of the same6
Charles Pratt of the same6
William Trimon of the same6
Humphrey Spettell of the same6
[blank] Thrill of the same, gentleman6
Thomas Holstone of the same6
Peter Dornett of the same6
David Page of the same6
John Robley of the same6
John Clarke of the same, for refusing to work in the highways with his cart.6
Thomas Gray of the same, for the like.6
Henry Roe of Hackney, gentleman, for the like.6
[blank] Swinerton of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Thursby of the same, widow6
John Nicholl of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Harris of the same, widow6
[blank] Russell of Hackney, gentleman6
[blank] Furbisher of the same, gentleman6
William Yates of the same6
Thomas Ashby of the same6
William Blayton of the same6
George Morehen of the same6
Peter Somner of Stratford Bow, gentleman. Pledged for a fine on 21 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 5s., paid the surveyors of the highways.5
Francis Hinde of the same, gentleman. Pledged for a fine on 22 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 6s., paid as above.6
Peter Duffor of the same3
Emmanuel Parson of the same3
Robert Millington of the same3
Richard Burley of the same3
John Reignoldes of the same. On 20 April, 1618, discharged by the Justices without fine and fee because a pauper.3
John Burd of the same1
[blank] Peacocke of the same, gentleman6
John Hodglye of the same. Pledged for a fine on 27 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 2s., paid the surveyors of the highways.3
Timothy Bugby of the same. Pledged on 29 April, respited and paid as above.2
Matthew Woodward of the same, gentleman6

ff.89–89d. For defaulting with their carts:—

Richard Edwardes of Stratford Bow, gentleman6
Thomas Hogge of Mile End, gentleman. Pledged for a fine on 16 April, 1618, respited for a fine until the surveyors of the highways shall certify that he has done his work as is affirmed by the same Hogge. Discharged for a fine upon certificate of the surveyors filed as appears.1
Henry Sessions of the same3
[blank] Silvester of Bethnal Green3
[blank] Mempes of Stepney, gentleman3
[blank] Norton of London, gentleman1
Henry Haynes of the same, gentleman1
[blank] Rudd of Bethnal Green1
Robert Wayes of Bromley
Thomas Eland of Hackney1
Lady Burley of Clerkenwell. Distrained.6
Sir John Butler of the same, knight6
Sir Francis Anderson of the same, knight6
Sir Francis Lovell of the same, knight6
Sir Henry Minne of the same, knight6
Rebecca, Lady Sackford of the same, widow6

ff.89d.–92d. For defaulting with their labourers:—

John Petre of Clerkenwell, esquire6
[blank] Oakeley of the same, gentleman6
Robert Hewett of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Baldwyn of the same, doctor6
John Maior of the same, gentleman6
Jeremiah Thorneton of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Lunne of the same, widow6
Edmond Morris of the same6
Lady Ascoughe of the same, widow6
Christopher Maltby of the same, esquire6
[blank] Yates of the same, esquire6
Margaret Talbott of the same, widow6
Lady Willoughby of the same, for not sending carts.6
Gawin Williamson of the same, "procter". Let process cease, according to the order of the Sessions held on 2 October, 15 James I [A.D. 1617].6
Christopher Beeston "and the rest of the players of the redd bull are behinde five poundes being taxed by the bench at 40s. the yeare by theire owne consentes."
Robert James of Friern Barnet2
Elizabeth Smith of the same, widow2
William Reeve of the same1
Roger Turner of the same4
John Burley of the same4
Thomas Garroll of the same, for defaulting with his cart.5
John Prior of the same4
Richard Dowley of the same6
Edward Wells of the same, labourer5
Richard Nicoll of the same, labourer4
James Browne of the same, "sayer" [sawyer]3
Thomas Lucey of the same, labourer3
Gilbert Barnes of the same, labourer4
Daniel Northcot of the same, labourer4
Roger Baylie of the same, cordwainer3
John Glasebrooke of the same, victualler3
Benedict Foster of Friern Barnet, coachman3
Richard Feldus of the same, labourer3
Joan Nicholl of the same, widow5
Sir Charles Wilmott of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, knight6
William Goodwyne of the same6
William Milward of the same6
Lady Audley of the same6
Lawrence Parratt of the same6
Edward Norgate of the same, gentleman. Discharged because the servant of Sir Thomas Lake, knight, First Secretary [of State] of the lord the King.6
Christopher Abraham of the same6
John Mullard of the same6
Sir Robert Ashfeilde of the same, knight6
Sir Charles Raynnell of the same, knight6
James Woodshaw of the same6
Casse Sherley of the same6
Lady Grissell of the same6
Countess of Sussex of the same. Distrained6
Thomas Skynner of the same6
Clement Edmondes of the same, esquire. Discharged by order of the Sessions held on 19 February, 15 James I [A.D. 1617–18].6
Humphrey Pagginton of the same, esquire6
Robert Sidney of the same6
Sir John Danvers of the same, knight6
Robert Carewe of the same6
Francis Dodds of the same. Distrained.6
John Stubbes of the same. Distrained.6
William Pettet of the same6
John Garnett of the same6
Lord Knickleaven of Westminster. Distrained.6
Lord Garrett of the same. Distrained.6
Lady Carewe of the same. Distrained.6
Sir William Banfeilde of the same, knight. Pledged for a fine on 18 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 6s., paid the surveyors of the highways there.6
William Pitt of the same, gentleman6
Otho Worsley of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Warwicke of the same, gentleman6
Matthew Douglas of the same, gentleman6
Christopher Pace of the same6
John Thorpe of Hampstead, gentleman6
[blank] Plommer of the same, gentleman6
[blank] Pitts of the same, gentleman6
William Woodstocke of the same, gentleman6
Philip Kinge of the same6
Nicholas Webb of the same6
Peter Carpenter of the same6
Philip Geynes of the same6
John Crabb of the same6
Humphrey Watson of the same6
John Ashforde of the same6
Philip Gerrarde of Harrow, esquire, with a cart.6
John Greenehill the younger of Roxey, with a cart6
Alice Walter of Harrow, widow, with a cart. Pledged of a fine on 13 April, 1618, the extraction of the fine postponed until the Justices dwelling there should certify whether she keeps a cart in her own occupation or land to maintain a cart.6
Henry Beest of Harrow, gentleman. Pledged for a fine on 8 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 6s.6
William Wilde of the same, gentleman. Pledged and respited as above.6
John Turner of the same. Pledged for a fine on 16 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 6s.6
John Jurden of the same. Pledged and respited as above.6
William Dosley of the same. Pledged for a fine on 28 April, 1618, respited for a fine of 3s.3
John Warren of the same. Pledged for a fine on 16 April, 1618, nothing for a fine because it is ordered by Gilbert Gerard, esquire, that in this year he shall do double labour.6
William Heycocke of the same6
Robert Marshe of the same6
Richard Allen of the same. Pledged for a fine on 16 April, 1618, nothing for a fee at the request of the Justices, but nothing for a fine because it is ordered as above.6

GAOL DELIVERY REGISTER. VOLUME II.

f.94d. Thomas Congleton, Thomas Porter, Frances Williams, Avice Ellett, Joan Chappell, Thomasine Collins and Faith Jarrett delivered by proclamation.

William Price respited to prison without bail.

Richard Parsons respited to the House of Correction.

George Selby respited to prison until notice be delivered in what manner Alice Jones has herself [blank].

George Grymes discharged.

William Perkins and Henry White indicted in London.

f. 95. Guilty, no goods, seeks the book, does not read, to be hanged:—

William Browne for three lambs of Robert Nuttinge. Richard Nuttinge of Hendon, gentleman, and George Crosse of the same, to give evidence against the said William (and f. 96.)

Guilty to the value of 11½d, no goods, to be whipped:—

John Robinson for divers linens of John Foster, clerk.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

William Maye for burglary with intent to Rob Richard West, and for burglary and divers goods of Robert Borne. Detained in goal by warrant of Thomas Saunderson, esquire (and f. 94d).

Guilty, no goods, seek the book, read, to be branded:—

John Cooke and William Peirse for a cloak of John Richardson.

At large:—

John Hunnyard and Samuel Brent for the same.

Not guilty:—

Elizabeth Harvie, Juliana Dixon and Margaret Billington for robbing John Steevens in the King's highway.

Benjamin Bannester and Richard Gregory for killing John Shipley; [charged with] manslaughter, but he came to his death by the cart that went over his body.

Samuel Northoppe for robbing "Esaye" Newman in the King's highway.

Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

Roger Harrison for a robbery in the Highway upon John Curtis, and for the like upon William Evans.

Miles Harker for a gelding of Henry Osborne.

Robert Robinson for killing Richard West contrary to the Statute of 1 James I [Cap. VIII].

Guilty to the value of 10½d, no goods, to be whipped:—

William Cooper for a yard of broadcloth of William Baker.

Elizabeth Griffen for divers goods of William Smythe. Detained in goal by warrant of Sir William Slingisby, knight (and f.94d.). Joan Griffen, for accessory after to the same, discharged because the principal found guilty of petty larceny.

f. 95d. Guilty, no goods, to be hanged:—

John Woodstocke for twenty-three sheep of George Francklyn.

Guilty to the value of IId, no goods, to be whipped:—

Elizabeth Dyke alias Ditche, Jane Pyke and James Allen for divers goods of Samuel Bowles.

Not guilty of burglary, guilty of felony, no goods, seeks the book, reads, to be branded:—

Thomas Grymes for burglary and divers goods of John Parker. Detained in gaol by warrant of Nicholas Collyn, esquire (and f.94d). [See also p. 78–9].

Postponed to the next:—

Katherine Greene for divers goods of Margery Allen; is so pregnant in gaol that she cannot come to the trial; found not guilty at the next Sessions (and f. 99d, and Sess. Roll 555/275).

Not guilty:—

John Owen for cutting the purse of Francis Rushe.

John Sissell and Margery Sissell for keeping a bawdy-house. The said John is at large; the said Margery has judgment to be carted and whipped and to find sureties for good behaviour, after imprisonment for one month.

f. 96. Came and discharged:—

Thomas Burrell of Whitechapel, blacksmith, for suspicion of felony for 25s. 6d.

George Billingsley of St. Giles'-without-Cripplegate, embroiderer.

Ralph Kirkeham of "Cunsey", co. Lincoln, grazier, for thirty lambs of Richard Hanwood of Field Lane, butcher. The said Richard to be of good behaviour (and Sess. Reg. 2/360).

Thomas Drewe of Shoreditch, bodymaker, for certain goods out of the house of Gregory Norton.

John Robinson of Hillingdon, innholder.

Thomas Edmondes, servant to Hugh Bowers of Stratford Langthorne, co. Essex, gentleman.

f. 96d. Nicholas Wrothe of Whitechapel, grocer, for his unlawful compounding of a cause of felony.

Paul Decroke of Crutched Friars, silk-throwster, for the same.

John Mathewes of Somerby, co. Lincoln, gentleman, to be of good

behaviour (and f. 97d.)

Judith Hatte of St. Andrew's, Holborn, widow, suspected to have stolen a white rug.

Jane Younge of Chancery Lane, widow, upon the accusation of Elizabeth Younge about a matter of orphanage.