1566 August

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August 1566

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  • TNA SP 12/40, 41. 1566 August 1. Thos. Thurland to Cecil. Progress of works. A copper mine has been discovered at Newlands, the best in England. Keswick.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 42. 1566 August 2. Deposition of Thomas Medilar, of Wexford, taken before John Leweston, Esq., Capt. of Portland, touching his ship being boarded and plundered off the Land's End by a vessel of Normandy, in which were an English captain and several Irish kernes.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 43. 1566 August 2. Deposition by Edward Gellye of Plymouth, taken as above, relating to the same transaction.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 44. 1566 August 3. Declaration by Cornelius de Lannoy, that if it shall please the Queen to release him from the Tower of London, he will without delay put in operation that wonderful elixir for making gold for Her Majesty's service. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 45. 1566 August 5. Bishop Grindall to Sir Wm. Cecil. States what he has done in the Sergeant Porter's matter. If the marriage contract be dissolved it must be done judicially. Is sorry he has no fruit to offer him but some grapes.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 46. 1566 August 5. Bishop Grindall to the Council. Particulars of the examination of Thomas Keys, late Sergeant Porter, touching his marriage with the Lady Mary Grey.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 47. 1566 August 10. John Shers to Cecil. Letters received from Vienna. Particulars of German and Italian intelligence. Incloses TNA SP 12/40, 47. i.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 47. i. 1566. Form of prayer in Latin to be said daily by every one in the Emperor's Court, for protection against the Turks.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 48. 1566 August 13. The Queen to Winchester. Is about to take measures to remedy defaults committed in payment of customs and subsidies, and will require his counsel therein.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 49. 1566 August 13. Cornelius de Lannoy to Leicester and Cecil. Implores the Queen's mercy. Shews the impediments which he has encountered in the operations he undertook for the making of gold. Tower of London. Lat.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 50. 1566 August 19. Jas. Lord Mountjoy to Cecil. Begs that the Queen will advance him 6,000l., and undertakes at the end of two years to deliver 150 tons of alum, and 150 tons of copperas, as good as the Danish sort.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 51. 1566 August 20. Winchester to the Queen. Has received her letters from Collyweston Gives his opinion on the frauds committed in the customs on woollen cloths and wines.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 52. 1566 August 22. Winchester to Cecil. Sends a declaration of five accounts, shewing the Queen's profit on wollen cloths and wines for the years therein specified.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 53. 1566 August 26. Sir Francis Jobson and Armigill Waad to same. Have conferred with Cornelius on the subject of his letter. Requisitions made by Cornelius de Lannoy for carrying on his alchemical operations, for which a small sum of money will be required.
  • TNA SP 12/40, 54. 1566 August. Note of the number of days William Dyx has been in attendance on the Privy Council at Collyweston and Woodstock.


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