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August 1576

Digital images of TNA SP 12 volume 108 are here http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/SP12/108%5F%281576%29/

  • TNA SP 12/108, 67. 1576 August 1. Instructions to William Holstok, Esq., Comptroller of the Queen's ships, appointed by Her Highness to serve at the seas, to take under his command three ships to scour the Narrow Seas, and to detain all ships belonging to Flushing.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 68. 1576 August 1. Sir Tho. Cecill to Burghley. Great assembly of ladies and gentlemen at Buxton. Is not quite satisfied with the persons appointed to hear the case between him and Lord Clynton. Requests that Lord Willoughby and the Earl of Rutland may be added to them.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 69. 1576 August 1. Particulars of Viscount Bindon's lands in several counties, appointed to be sold.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 70. 1576 August 5. Thomas Thorney to Mr. Baeshe. Notifies the burning of Her Majesty's buildings and store-houses at Portsmouth on the day before.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 71. 1576 August 6. John Lord Darcy to Lord Burghley. Thanks him for satisfying Her Majesty with respect to his attendance on her.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 72. 1576 August 6. Edward Baeshe to Lord Burghley. The burning of Her Majesty's storehouses at Portsmouth on the 4th. Trusts that his great losses therein may be favourably considered.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 73. 1576 August 6. Wm. Crowmer to Lord Burghley. Report of the exportation and price of corn, grain, and other victuals in the County of Kent. Requests to know if the exportation of beer is to be prohibited.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 74. 1576 August 7. Lady M. Sydney to Lord Burghley. Understands by Mr. Hatton that Her Majesty has refused her suit. Requests him, if he knows of the manner of the refusal, to advise her what is best to be done considering her poor estate.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 75. 1576 August 7. The Countess of Northumberland (?) to Wm. Cotton. Has received his letters containing the discourse concerning the Ferroe Isles, near the Orcades. Recommends him to leave his affairs in as good condition as possible, and to retire to the Continent for a month or two.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 76. 1576 August 7. Decypher of TNA SP 12/108, 75.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 77. 1576 August 8. The Countess of Northumberland to Wm. Cotton. Has communicated his last letter to Sir F. Englefyld. Urges him to continue his endeavours, for, in a short time, the new governor, Don John, was expected, and the mutiny of the Spaniards would then soon be settled.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 78. 1576 August 8. Thomas Hopton to Burghley. Complains of Mr. Hare, who has arrested him for debt. Requests Hare may be sent for, that Burghley may understand his unjust dealings towards him.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 79. 1576 August 9. Lady Dorothee Stafford to Lord Burghley. Thanks for his kindness to her brother: Sir John Thynne is chiefly to be dealt with. Her son, Sir Wm. Drury, requests permission to buy the household stuff and cattle of Mr. Byrd, if they are to be sold.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 80. 1576 August 16. The Countess of Northumberland to William Cotton. The letters and other things recently sent have been taken by the Flushingers. The mutiny of the Spaniards is appeased. Reports of troubles in England. Desires to know something of the Carewes.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 81. 1576 August 24. Robert Harecourt to Mr. Sec. Walsyngham (?). Solicits to be set at liberty upon sureties until the next term.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 82. 1576 August? A brief discourse laying forth the uncertainty of Her Majesty's present peace and quietness: to consider the action with the Prince of Orange, the present state of France, and the inward corruption at home.
  • TNA SP 12/108, 83. 1576 August? Grant of licence to A.B. to export 12,000 broad cloths within the space of two years ending Michaelmas 1578.


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