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September 1568

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  • TNA SP 12/47, 52. 1568 September 2. Note of the contents of Mr. Nedham's letter touching his negociation with Mr. Curwen for a piece of ground at Workington, on which to erect a wharf; and of the progress of the mining affairs.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 53. 1568 September 2. Sir Nich. Throckmorton to Sir Wm. Cecil. Thanks for attentions during his illness. Approves of the course taken with the French. The Regent of Scotland has received a great overthrow. Proposes to kill a buck of Cecil's, at Mortlake.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 54. 1568 September 4. Stephen Fulwell (of the Jewel House) to Sir Wm. Cecil. A proportion of plate has been set out for the Spanish Ambassador, of greater value than that which M. de Foies had.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 55. 1568 September 6. Lord Cobham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Dispensation for the exportation of Kentish cloths: state of that trade. French news. The new Spanish Ambassador landed at Dover. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/47, 55. i. 1568 August 31. Je. Jourdain to Nicolas Jourdain his brother. The new Assembly will end all controversies by fire and sword. Warlike movements daily take place in France.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 56. 1568 September 6. Anthony Becqu and J. Quarre, glass makers, to Sir Wm. Cecil. Request permission to cut wood, make charcoal, &c. in Windsor Great Park, and to convey it from thence. French.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 57. 1568 September 7. Fr. Walsyngham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Information of a Frenchman and an Italian secretly lodged in London. It is desired the Lord Mayor should give the assistance of his officers to search the house in which they reside. Suggests that all tavern keepers shall give information of foreigners residing with them.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 58. 1568 September 7. Peter Osborne to Sir Wm. Cecil. Has heard of the tenders to increase the Queen's customs and subsidies inwards, within the port of London. Shews how unpopular comptrollers appointed for such service are.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 59. 1568 September 7. Marq. Winchester to Sir Wm. Cecil. Proceedings in the matter of the three merchants, Harry Ravenscroft, George Alkynton, and Robert Wiltshier. Is loth to meddle in the affair. Their indifferent characters. The Patent gives them authority to examine merchandize coming inwards. Incloses TNA SP 12/47, 59. i.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 59. i. 1568 September. Commission by the Queen appointing Henry Ravenscroft, George Alkynton, and Robert Wiltshier, Surveyors of Customs, on all goods brought into the port of London, by way merchandize, wines only excepted.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 60. 1568 September 8. Lord Cobham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Arrival of Cardinal Chastillon and others from France. Incloses TNA SP 12/47, 60. i.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 60. i. 1568 September 8. Rowland Mekley to Cobham. Informs him of the arrival of Card. Chastillon, who had fled on account of the troubles in France. The French King is at Orleans, the Prince of Condé and the Admiral at Rochelle.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 61. 1568 September 8. Mr. Morley (Surveyor of Customs) to Sir Wm. Cecil. The Lord Treasurer has written letters to all the ports for the furthering of the Queen's service and for the aid of the Surveyors of Customs. They have now brought the affairs of the ports into good order.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 62. 1568 September 8. Bishop Grindall to Sir Wm. Cecil. Sends him some grapes. Requests a Caveat against presentation to the vicarage of Catterick, void by the death of Mr. Hutton. Has received a letter from Mr. Bullinger, in which are contained certain Latin lines, as quoted.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 63. 1568 September 9. Lionel Duckett to Sir Wm. Cecil. Has had no advice of the release of the English ships stayed at Dantzic. The delay will occasion great loss.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 64. 1568 September 10. Sir Arthur Champernowne to Sir Wm. Cecil. Intelligence that the Queen of Scots has given and surrendered to the Duke of Anjou, brother to the King of France, all the title and interest she has, or pretends to have, in the realms of England and Scotland.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 65. 1568 September 10. Lord Cobham to Sir Wm. Cecil. The Cardinal, accompanied by twenty-seven persons, is on his way to London, and purposes to apply for an interview with the Queen.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 66. 1568 September 11. Henry Kyngesmyll to Leicester and Cecil. Found the Cardinal Chastillon and thirty persons, at Canterbury, among whom was M. de Lygy. The Cardinal will proceed on the morrow to Gravesend and thence to London by water.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 67. 1568 September 11. Sir Thos. Gresham to Cecil. The Bishop of London is unable to receive the Cardinal into his house at Fulham. Has therefore prepared his own house for him with such entertainment as lies in his power. Incloses TNA SP 12/47, 67. i.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 67. i. 1568 September 11. Kyngesmyll to Gresham. Cardinal Chastillon will take his voyage on Sunday morning towards Gravesend, and next day to London.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 68. 1568 September 11. Rowland Hayward and John Tamworth to Cecil. The ship Primrose, belonging to Thomas Grey, of Harwich, is fittest to be employed to carry the Queen's letter to Muscovia.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 69. 1568 September 12. Mr. Richard Bertie to Cecil. Having to send to Lady Strange, it would seem strange if he did not thank him for courtesies received. Has hastened south on hearing of the dangerous illness of the Duchess [of Suffolk]: for the same reason Lord Monteagle's men hastened northward. She is however recovering.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 70. 1568 September 13. Sir Thos. Gresham to Sir Wm. Cecil. Received the Cardinal on his arrival at Tower Wharf. Desires to know when he is to take him to Osterley. 15,000 of slate and 3,000 foot of board, for Cecil, has arrived.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 71. 1568 September 15. Marq. of Winchester to the Council. Has left order with Ric. Stonley and Thos. Lovell, for certain payments to be made for Berwick. Will return to London within twenty days.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 72. 1568 September 15. Fr. Walsyngham to Cecil. Orders given for all strangers in London to be certified weekly. The two suspected persons kept close because of being infected with loathsome diseases. Descriptions of secret agents of the Cardinal Lorraine, in London.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 73. 1568 September 15. Bishop Grindall to Cecil. Sends him enclosed the presentation for East Riding, for which he thinks Mr. Parkinson the fittest. Thanks him for disposing otherwise of Card. Chastillon, as he had no means of lodging him.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 74. 1568 September 15. Henry Kyngesmyll to Cecil. The Cardinal has sent M. de Ligi to declare the occasion of his coming. The Card. has been well received and entertained by Gresham.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 75. 1568 September 19. Lord Cobham to Cecil. Arrival of the Bishop of Rennes (Bernardin Bochetel). War has been proclaimed at Calais against the Prince of Condé and his adherents.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 76. 1568 September 19. Note of the capture of a ship of 90 tons belonging to one John Mychell of Truro, by French pirates.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 77. 1568 September 19. John Mershe to Cecil. Gives particulars of the operations of the French army in the Netherlands. The Papists endeavour to procure Godfrey Mareschall, a notable perverse Papist, to be appointed foreign Post Master.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 78. 1568 September 22. Archbishop Parker to Cecil. Will perform what he desires relative to Mr. Wells. After much toil the English Bible has been completed. Some ornaments thereof are still wanting. Requests him to be patient until it be fully ready.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 79. 1568 September 23. Memorandum of certain commissions, warrants, and letters to be issued. Letter for preservation of the Queen's game in Essex.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 80. 1568 September 24. Winchester to Cecil. Has received the warrant for 300l. to be paid to the Treasurer of Berwick. Will further the Privy Seal for the 500l. for Mr. Vice-Chamberlain.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 81. 1568 September 25. Dr. Lewes to the Council. States his opinion relative to the last arrest of the ships and goods of the English merchants at Dantzic. Recommends a friendly communication to be made to the authorities of that city.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 82. 1568 September 26. The Queen to Henry Smith and James Morley. Suspends the execution of their commission for the survey of the customs on wines.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 83. 1568 September 27. Certain Italian Musicians of the Queen to Sir Wm. Cecil. Pray for remission of a debt arising from their having received a pension without sufficient warrant. Italian.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 84. 1568 September 29. Henry Kyngesmyll to the Earl of Leicester and Sir Wm. Cecil. The house appropriated for the Card. Chastillon is too far out of repair for him to occupy. Requests some order may be taken for lodging the Cardinal and M. de Lyzy.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 85. 1568 September 29. Account of the impost on wines, from Michaelmas 1567 to Michaelmas 1568, by the farmers thereof.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 86. 1568 September 29. Brief declaration of the revenue of Edward Earl of Oxford, from certain lands in Wilts, Devon, Cornwall, Bucks, and Cambridgeshire, of which he was joint purchaser with his late father.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 87. 1568 September 29. Tho. Lord Buckhurst to the Council. Is distressed the Queen was displeased with him for not having in better sort entertained the Cardinal at Shene. Details very minutely the whole proceedings of his reception, and the preparations made for his accommodation.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 88. 1568 September 30. Substance of Mr. Nedham's letter from Keswick respecting various mining transactions at that place. Progress of making copper, &c. Sept.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 89. 1568 September. Names of Commissioners for visitation of the Cathedral Church of Norwich, and for appointing statutes for the same.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 90. 1568 September. Account of customs and subsidies for merchandize shipped in England for Portugal and Barbary.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 91. 1568 September. Letters of protection for Sir Edward Rousse of Dunwich, Suffolk, from arrest or seizure of his goods, for one year.
  • TNA SP 12/47, 92. 1568 September. Memoranda of public business, by Sir Wm. Cecil. To raise money by loans and gifts. Aid to those of Rochelle. Resignation by the Queen of Scots to the Duke of Anjou, of her title and right to England, &c.


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