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December 1568

Digital images of TNA SP 12 volume 48 are here http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/SP12/SP12%5F48/

  • TNA SP 12/48, 49. 1568 December. Relation by a Spaniard of the course of Mr. John Hawkyns' voyage to the West Indies.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 50. 1568 December 3. William Hawkyns to Cecil. Mr. Wynter has informed him of a report that John Hawkyns, his brother, and a great number of men, had landed and been put to the sword by the Spaniards. Suggests inquiries to be made, and that King Philip's treasure in England might be seized.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 51. 1568 December 3. Estienne Perrot to Sir Wm. Cecil. Concerning the lottery. French. Incloses
  • TNA SP 12/48, 51. i. 1568 December. Propositions or heads for drawing the lottery, regulation of prizes, &c.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 52. 1568 December 4. William Parteriche to Sir Wm. Cecil. Offers for farming the custom and impost on beer.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 53. 1568 December 4. Bishop Jewell to Sir Wm. Cecil. Has briefly examined, and gives his opinion on certain Greek books. Objects to their being divided among the Bishops, but recommends they should be purchased for some of the colleges in Oxford or Cambridge.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 54. 1568 December 5. Grant by the Queen to William Cruys, Anne his wife, and Gamaliel Cruys, of certain lands and tenements at Fotheringay, in the county of Northampton, late in the occupation of James Cruys.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 55. 1568 December 7. Bishop Jewell to Cecil. There is no better mode of disposing of the Greek books than to purchase and deposit them in some of the colleges of Oxford or Cambridge.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 56. 1568 December 10. Christopher Nevyll to Sir Wm. Cecil. Thanks for the letter in his favour addressed to the Dean and Prebendaries of Durham. They have declined out of covetousness to give him the fee enjoyed by his late brother, Sir Tho. Nevyll. From Broonsebithe = Brancepeth.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 57. 1568 December 12. Bishop Jewell to Sir Wm. Cecil. Has taken order with the poor Greeks for their books. One of them, Nicolas de la Turre, offers his service to the Queen, in copying out any Greek Antiquities.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 58. 1568 December 13. The Dean and Chapter of Durham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Have considered, but cannot comply with, his gentle letters in behalf of Mr. Christopher Nevill, uncle to the Earl of Westmoreland, respecting a grant of the leading of their tenantry, with a yearly fee.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 59. 1568 December 13. Mayor, &c. of Sandwich, to Sir Wm. Cecil. Have elected William Southwick to be their Mayor, but he refuses to take the office upon him, being customer of the port, without the Queen's special warrant.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 60. 1568 December 19. Sir Arthur Champernowne to Sir Wm. Cecil. Measures taken by him to recover such treasure of the King of Spain's as is at present in the western ports. The whole is supposed to be of the value of 400,000l. sterling, "and therefore moste fytt for Hyr Matie."
  • TNA SP 12/48, 61. 1568 December 20. Francis Walsyngham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Acquaints him with a design between France and Spain for altering the religion of England, and placing the Queen of Scots on the throne.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 62. 1568 December 20. Edward Horsey to Sir Wm. Cecil. Relates his proceedings in procuring possession of 59 coffers of Spanish treasure on board a Spanish ship in the river of Hampton [Southampton].
  • TNA SP 12/48, 63. 1568 December 23. Marq. of Winchester and Sir Walter Mildmay to Sir Wm. Cecil. Desiring a warrant to be signed for money for extraordinaries for the Navy.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 64. 1568 December 29. Bishop Cox to Sir Wm. Cecil. States the reasons which induced him to contract matrimony. Requests Cecil to be his advocate with the Queen. Latin.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 65. 1568 December 29. Tho. Windebank to Sir Wm. Cecil. Proceedings of the Spanish Ambassador touching the Post Mastership for strangers. All the Italians were unwilling to give their voice to Raphael, but inclined to favour Godfrey.
  • TNA SP 12/48, 66. 1568 December 31. Dr. Walter Haddon to Sir Wm. Cecil. Recommends Mr. Clerk of Cambridge, as a worthy successor of that excellent and learned man, Sir Roger Ascham. Latin.


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