1568 August

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August 1568

Digital images of TNA SP 12 volume 47 are here http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/SP12/SP12%5F47/

  • TNA SP 12/47, 29. 1568 August 1. Nicholas Stere to Cecil. Complains of the conduct of one Jones. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 30. 1568 August 1. Sir Peter Carew, Sir Gawen Carew, and Sir John Chichester to Cecil. Complaints by merchants of the West of England of captures made in the Queen's waters, under colour of commissions by the King of Sweden.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 31. 1568 August 3. Lord Cobham to Cecil. Has received letters from Scotland. The Prince of Orange will take the field, and he has borrowed money of the Landgrave and the young Duke of Brunswick.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 32. 1568 August 6. Lord Cobham to Cecil. Arrival of the post at Dover. Overthrow of Count Lewis of Nassau. God have mercy on his poor folks.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 33. 1568 August 7. Lord Cobham to Cecil. Confirmation of Count Lodovick's (Lewis of Nassau) defeat.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 34. 1568 August 7. Tho. Wilson to Cecil. Has been at Hatfield, but not finding him could not finish his business. Has left the letters with the Earl of Leicester. Desires Cecil to hasten the signing of them.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 35. 1568 August 7. Hieronymus Jerlitus to Cecil. Sends him a confection of the Saccarum Rosaceum, with directions how it is to be taken. Recommends the bearer. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 36. 1568 August 8. Notes in Cecil's hand concerning various matters of public business of the Borders, Scotland, Musters, &c. Terms for a treaty with Scotland.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 37. 1568 August 9. Sylvester Bride? to Mr. Oswald Wilkenson. News of the overthrow of the Protestants in Flanders. The Spanish Ambassador has made great rejoicings to celebrate the event.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 38. 1568 August 13. Mayor of Rye to Sir Wm. Cecil. Arrival from France of one Mr. Stewart, a gentleman of Scotland, and also of a passenger who pretends he was sent over to give notice of the coming of an ambassador.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 39. 1568 August 14. Lord Cobham to Cecil. Is grieved to hear he expects some new vexation on coming to Court. News from Flanders.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 40. 1568 August 14. Wm. Overton to Cecil. Death of William Barlow, Bishop of Chichester. Recommends William Day, provost of Eton, to succeed him. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 41. 1568 August 18. Francis Walsyngham to Cecil. Has been desired by Sir Nichs. Throckmorton to say that the Queen is displeased at the choice made by the Prince (of Condé) and the Admiral in sending Mr. Stewart over to her. Stewart desires favourable audience of the Queen. The lady that came over with him is Madame de Muye.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 42. 1568 August 18. Bishop Grindall to Cecil. Is glad to hear of his improved health. Thanks him for favour shown to Raphael. Desires to know his opinion concerning the benevolence. Death of the Bishop of Chichester.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 43. 1568 August 19. Archbishop Parker to Cecil. Death of the Bishop of Chichester. Recommends Mr. Courtes, the Queen's Chaplain, as a fit successor.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 44. 1568 August 19. Dr. Valentyne Dale to Cecil. The letters received from Lubeck are respecting the ships which were brought in by the company of Mr. Keyle and North. Arrest of English ships and goods at Dantzic.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 45. 1568 August 25. The Earl of Ormond and Ossory to the Marq. of Winchester. Recommends the suit of the bearers, Alkynton and others.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 46. 1568 August 28. Lionel Duckett to the Marq. of Winchester. Has sent him such protests as the English merchants have made against the Danskers for staying English ships. Cause of the trouble.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 47. 1568 August 29. Owen O'Connor to the Marq. of Winchester. His silence has been occasioned by diffidence, not disrespect. Thanks him for great and singular benefits conferred on him. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 48. 1568 August 30. Earls of Pembroke and Leicester and Sir Wm. Cecil to the Merchant Adventurers. Request they will promote the lottery established in London by the Queen's proclamation, by adventuring for their Company in general, and themselves individually.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 49. 1568 August. Henry Ravenscroft, George Alkynton, and Robert Wiltshier, Citizens of London, to the Queen. Offer to increase Her Majesty's customs by 1,000l. per ann., if they have a grant of the survey of silks, Venice gold and silver, and divers other costly commodities brought from beyond sea.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 50. 1568 August. Declaration by William Wade of the sinister dealing of Mr. Cockerham towards him, before and after the death of Mr. Wade's father.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 51. 1568 August. A note of the things wanting to finish the platform for the great ordnance at Portsmouth.


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