1575/6 January

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January 1575/6

Digital images of TNA SP 12 volume 107 are here http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/SP12/107%5F%281576%29/

  • TNA SP 12/107, 1. 1575/6 Jan 1: Amount of debts owing by Her Majesty upon privy seals.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 2. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Observations on fines, expenses, &c., in the Council of the Marches of Wales. Abuses in levying certain fines.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 3. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Note of questions proposed to be put to a certain person relative to grievances in the law courts of Wales during his continuance in office. Fines received by Mr. Gerrard.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 4. 1575/6 Jan 3: Dr. David Lewes to Mr. Sec. Walsyngham. Has studied the causes of the disorders and abuses in Wales. A sharp disease requires a sharp medicine. Complains of the excessive number of retainers in Glamorganshire. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/107, 4, i. 1575/6 Jan: Statement of the abuses and grievances in Wales; evils of fosterage" and of the gatherings called “comorthas.” With suggestions for reformation of the same.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 5. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Considerations on matters necessary to be reformed in the Council for the Marches of Wales, constitutions of the Law Courts, &c.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 6. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Copy of the TNA SP 12/107, 5, with heads of things to be reformed by Parliament.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 7. 1575/6 Jan 3?: A memorial (by Walsyngham) of things to be redressed in Wales.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 9. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Note (by Walsyngham) of things to be reformed in the instructions.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 9 1575/6 Jan 3?: Note of certain points to be reformed in the Court of the Marches of Wales.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 10. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Relation of the constitution and state of the Council in Wales. Reasons of its former prosperity and present decay, and the means to restore it.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 11. 1575/6 Jan 3?: List of names of officers in the present Council and Courts of Wales; the periods of service and qualifications, and nature of the duties to be performed by them.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 12. 1575/6 Jan 3?: Observations on the articles delivered by Mr. Townshend. The choice of a good Vice-President is very desirable.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 13. 1575/6 Jan 3?: The names of certain learned men in the laws of the realm, whereof one may be chosen to be joined in commission with Mr. Fetiplace. It is convenient one of the Justices should understand Welch.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 14. 1575/6 Jan 3?: A device how, without increase of Justices in Wales, to have the circuits performed by an association of two Justices. Order to be observed in the circuits.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 15. 1575/6 Jan 3?: List of the Deputy-Lieutenants in the Welch Counties, and in the four March Shires of Monmouth, Shropshire, Hereford, and Worcester.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 16. 1575/6 Jan 5: Petition of William Revet to the Council. Relative to certain lands in Rickmansworth and Chalfont, claimed by John Sex, but which of right pertained to him.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 17. 1575/6 Jan 12: Note of subjects to be propounded in Council.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 18. 1575/6 Jan 12: The Company of Goldsmiths in London to Lord Burghley. In favor of Mr. Stephen Rychman to be appointed Master of Magdalen College, Camb., vacant by the death of Dr. Kelke. Recommended also by Dean Alexander Nowell.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 19. 1575/6 Jan 13: The Council to all persons holding lands, houses, or tenements of the Hospital of the Savoy. To attend before Sir W. Mildmay and Thomas Bromley, the Queen's solicitor, to give evidence respecting the tenure of the same.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 18. 1575/6 Jan 18: The Council to the Justices of Assize, in the County of Somerset. To hear certain controversies between Sir John Stowell and Sir Amias Poulet and other gentlemen of that county.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 21, 1575/6 Jan 20: William Gerrard to Mr. Sec. Walsyngham. Stating that upon an interview with him he hopes to be able to suggest certain remedies for the abuses in the Marches of Wales. Has compiled a large volume on the subject. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/107, 21, i. 1575/6 Jan: A discourse of the estate of the country and people of Wales in the time of King Edward the First, and from that time until the establishment of a Council in the Marches of Wales, with orders devised to avoid and remove the evil practices and abuses at this day used.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 21, ii. 1575/6 Jan: Abstract of TNA SP 12/107, 21, i.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 22. 1575/6 Jan 20: Dr. John Still, Master of St. John's Col., Cam., to Lord Burghley. The conduct of Mr. Cocke is still" supported and maintained by many of the seniors. His proceedings against Mr. Cocke. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/107, 22, i. 1575/6 Jan: Copy of the statute "De dissentionibus sedandis," with copy of the arbitrement agreed upon by Dr. Hawford, Dr. Whytgifte, and Roger Goade; and letter of Bishop Cox to the Master and Seniors of St. John's, on the interpretation of the above statute.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 23. 1575/6 Jan 20: Order by the Bishop of Ely for Mr. Cocke's retractation of a common-place, made to the offence of Dr. Still, Master of St. John's, which before he had neglected to comply with.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 24. 1575/6 Jan 21: The Countess of Northumberland to William Cotton. Her sorrow that she is not able to assist him in his difficult enterprise. Recommends him not to hazard any desperate attempt, but to abide the time till a more fitting opportunity occurs.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 25. 1575/6 Jan 25: Thomas Turswell to Burghley. Solicits to have the keeping of the library in Cambridge. Lat.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 26. 1575/6 Jan 26: Anne Seres to Burghley. Recommends Mr. Turswell for the above appointment.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 27. 1575/6 Jan 27: Mr. Sec. Walsyngham to William Gerrard. Desires him to bring the orders devised by him for the government of Wales. The grievances complained of are very great.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 28. 1575/6 Jan 27: Burghley to Walsyngham. Has got the gout and taken pills to cure it. Arrival of Mons. de Champyney, who requests an audience. Desires to know Her Majesty's pleasure thereon. Substance of an interview with M. La Mott.
  • TNA SP 12/107, 29. 1575/6 Jan 29: The Mayor, &c., of Rochester, to Lord Burghley. Sending letters brought from beyond the sea by two Irishmen, and stolen from them by one Edw. Knighte.


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