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August 1567

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  • TNA SP 12/43, 36. 1567 August 4. Sir Walter Mildmay to Sir Wm. Cecil. Affairs of Scotland. The marvellous tragedy which has occurred there shews the end of those who do not live in the fear of God. Thinks the government of Murray will be favourable to the establishment of religion.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 37. 1567 August 6. Earl of Leicester to Sir Wm. Cecil. The Queen has ordered the Lord Treasurer to pay over to the Earl and Countess of Lennox the yearly rents of their estates. His opinion on the affairs of Scotland.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 38. 1567 August 6. Articles delivered to John Van Trere for the Lord of Buckholte and others co-partners of the salt works in England and Ireland, touching their privilege of making salt.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 39. 1567 August 8. Richard Bertie to Sir Wm. Cecil. Thanks him for intelligence. Thinks the Scottish Queen has resigned her crown. Great concourse of people at Boston in consequence of the suit between Pinchbeck and Burne concerning sewers.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 40. 1567 August 9. K. Duchess of Suffolk to Sir Wm. Cecil. The Lady Mary Grey has been brought to her and placed under her charge. Insufficiency of her means for her accommodation. Describes the miserable condition of Lady Mary's furniture.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 41. 1567 August 9. Estimate of the charges of transferring eight of the Queen's ships from Chatham to Portsmouth; and their charges for one month afterwards.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 42. 1567 August 9. Pierre Briet and Jean Carre to Sir Wm. Cecil. Desiring permission to erect glass works, similar to those of Venice. Recommended by the Vidame de Chartres. French.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 43. 1567 August 9. Petition of certain foreigners to Sir Wm. Cecil. Pray that he will procure a licence from the Queen for them to establish a manufactory of glass. French.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 44. 1567 August 9. John Quarre to Sir Wm. Cecil. Repeats the assurance that the persons above mentioned are willing to pay to the Queen the duty proposed on the glass which may be manufactured by them. French.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 45. 1567 August 9. Proposals of Anthony Becku, alias Dolin, and John Quarre, natives of the Low Countries, for establishing a manufactory for table glass, such as is used in France. French.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 46. 1567 August 12. Articles touching the making of glass for glazing, within the realm, such as is made in France and Lorrain; agreed on by the Queen with Anthony Becku, alias Dolin, and John Carre [Quarre].
  • TNA SP 12/43, 47. 1567 August 12. Archbishop Parker to Sir Wm. Cecil. The produce of the broken plate and bullion found in the Cathedral at Canterbury, has been applied to church uses only. Not a tenth of the plate and ornaments was left which was there at the time of Dr. Wotton's coming.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 48. 1567 August 12. The Queen to the Sheriffs of various counties specified in the indorsement. In consequence of preparations made on the opposite coasts they are to cause the whole of each shire to be mustered, with all suitable array of armour and weapons.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 49. 1567 August 12. The Queen to the Lords, Lieutenants, &c. of the southern and western counties, to aid in the musters and appointment of captains in their respective counties.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 50. 1567 August 12. Sir Walter Mildmay to Sir Wm. Cecil. Arrival of the King of Spain in Flanders. Recal of Sir Nich. Throkmorton out of Scotland. Hopes religion and amity with the latter country will stand fast.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 51. 1567 August 19. William Overton to Sir Wm. Cecil. His letters have been received with great respect. Communication made by the Earl of Southampton. Rents paid to him. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 52. 1567 August 27. The Queen to Lord Trer. Winchester. Has taken order for musters to be made on the sea coast in divers shires, the King of Spain being expected to pass through the Narrow Seas. Directions if he should chance to land at Portsmouth. Repairs at Calshot Castle.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 53. 1567 August 27. The Queen to Viscount Montague. Directions to pay every attention to the King of Spain if he should touch at any port in Hampshire, in his passage to the Low Countries. To consult with the Earl of Arundel thereon.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 54. 1567 August 27. Valentine Dale to Sir Wm. Cecil. Has discharged Mr. Wynter's brother and examined Corbet, and sends copy of his examination. Will examine Wrench as to his doings with Coke.

[The draft of the preceding letter is written by Cecil, on the blank space of this letter, which is original.]

  • TNA SP 12/43, 55. 1567 August 28. Marq. of Winchester to Sir Wm. Cecil. Returns the indenture between the Queen and Henry Smith and James Morley of London, with note of the years to be reserved to the Queen. Incloses TNA SP 12/43, 55. i.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 55. i. 1567 August. Indenture between the Queen and Henry Smith and James Morley for farming the customs and duties payableon all woollen cloths and, wines imported and exported. Corrected by Cecil, in conformity with Winchester's letter.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 56. 1567 August 29. Geo. Nedham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Progress of the mining operations. The Earl of Northumberland's officers have objected to their working a mine called "the Copper Plate" as not within the compass of Newland. With P.S. of the quantity of copper which the six furnaces will smelt daily.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 57. 1567 August 29. William Bowyer to Sir Wm. Cecil. Sends the middle part of his device relating to the Parliament. Has in hand another respecting decrees, orders, and powers of the King, Council, and Lords of the Star Chamber, which will show how happy it is for England to have nothing to do with the Pope.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 58. 1567 August 29. John Best, Bishop of Carlisle, to Sir Wm. Cecil. Thanks him for his commendam of Romalde Church, and requests him to further the suits relative to the Church of Carlisle.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 59. 1567 August. Earl of Warwick, Master-General of the Ordnance, to all Officers of Ordnance, &c. Has appointed William Pelham, Lieut.-General of the Ordnance, to take account of the remain and survey of all the Queen's ordnance, stores, &c. Directions for all Officers of Ordnance to render yearly account of stores, &c. under their charge.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 60. 1567 August. Andrew Pearne to Cecil. Solicits him to write to Dr. Young, Master of Pembroke College, in favour of a youth named Coxe. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/43, 61. 1567 August. Notes in Bishop Grindall's hand relative to the mode of electing a Bishop of Oxford. Doubts if the Archbishop may grant his commission for confirmation to be done in Ireland. [Hugh Curwen Archbishop of Dublin, was elected Bishop of Oxford in Sept. 1567.]


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