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September 1579, Anno 21 Eliz

Digital images of SP 12 Volume 132 are here [1]

Sep 4

  • TNA SP 12/132, 1. Sir Fr. Walsingham to the Earl of Southampton and others, Commissioners for piracy within the County of Southampton. The absence of the Vice-Admiral of the county was not sufficient cause to prevent them from proceeding in the matters of piracy. The mayor of Southampton and other officers in privileged places have no right to oppose them.

Sep 12

  • TNA SP 12/132, 2. Sir Robert Wyngfeld to PC, Sends up the persons charged with having received the goods taken by pirates from John Atchinson, merchant of Edinburgh. Others are at sea, and cannot yet be come by. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/132, 2 i. Schedule of such persons of Aldborough as were found to have in their houses the goods of John Atchinson, and the amount of fines set upon each.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 3. Same to Walsingham. Has sent up the persons accused of receiving the goods of John Atchinson. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/132, 3. i. Examination of certain persons suspected of receiving pirates' goods. Taken before Sir Robt. Wyngfeld and Robert Jermy at Aldborough, the 27th Aug. 1577.

Sep 13

  • TNA SP 12/132, 4. Bailiffs of Aldborough to Walsingham. Their proceedings in the controversy between Anthony Styles and Wm. Smith, the bearer; the latter had behaved well throughout the whole business.

Sep 14

  • TNA SP 12/132, 5. Edmd. Tremayne to Burghley. Account of his doings in the provision and setting forth of the 600 soldiers for Ireland. The letters for staying them arrived after their departure.

Sep 15

  • TNA SP 12/132, 6. Earl of Bedford to Walsingham. Is sorry to find so many Spaniards landed in Ireland. Desires to be informed what he shall do with the persons stayed in the river of Falmouth on suspicion of travelling without licence, Defence of St. Michael's Mount. Earl of Ormond's departure for Ireland.

Sep 16

  • TNA SP 12/132, 7. Articles of accusation by John Atchinson. Against the parties at Aldborough, for purchasing their goods from pirates.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 8. Bond of Ric. Evans, Parson of Hoseley, co. Suffolk. To appear before the Council for dealings with pirates at Aldborough.

Sep 18

  • TNA SP 12/132, 9. Lord Cobham to Sir Fr. Walsingham. Transmits a letter from the Justices of Kent relative to a contribution for the repairs of Dover haven, and thinks it strange it has been so long before delivery. Incloses,
  • TNA SP 12/132, 9. i. Justices of Kent to Cobham. Proposing one uniform rate of assessment towards the works and repairs of Dover haven Maidstone, 24th July 1579.

Sep 21

  • TNA SP 12/132, 10. Geo. Williams, a priest, to Mr. Shelton at Rouen. Desires him to send him word, in haste, if there were any ships there or at Newhaven, to convey him and some others to Ireland or Scotland. Mr. Griffith remaineth at Padua.

Sep 27

  • TNA SP 12/132, 11. Proclamation by the Queen for the calling in of "a lewde seditious booke" [The Gaping Gulfe] published against the Duke of Anjou and Her Majesty's intended marriage.

Sep 29

  • TNA SP 12/132, 12. View of the accompts of the Great Wardrobe from Michaelmas 20 Eliz. to Michaelmas 21 Eliz. Lat.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 13. Account of the expenses of the Great Wardrobe for the year ending Michaelmas 21 Eliz. Lat.

Sep 30

  • TNA SP 12/132, 14. Wm. Glaseor to Burghley. Receipt and delivery of letters; account of expenses of victualling and furnishing the soldiers for Ireland. Suggests regulations for the payment of soldiers' diets in future.

September undated

  • TNA SP 12/132, 15. The answer of the Merchant Adventurers to the articles lately presented by Tho. Lowe and Henry Parvish in defence of the trade used by them into Germany: with replication by Lowe and Parvish to the Merchants' objections.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 16. Brief declaration of the Merchant Adventurers to the articles exhibited by Lowe and Parvish.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 17. A treatise on the intentions of Spain, and how the plans of the Kings of Spain and France may be frustrated by forming a league with the King of Barbary. [Indorsed "Discours of meanes to divert ye K. of Sp. intentions of imployment of forces in these partes."]
  • TNA SP 12/132, 18. Articles to be considered concerning the Musters of the Queen's subjects and their furniture of armour.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 19. Precedents relating to pirates and the authority of the Lord Admiral in matters of piracy.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 20. Note of the timber and of the timber trees felled in Dean Forest.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 21. Petition on the behalf of the clothiers of Suffolk and Essex to Walsingham. For a toleration of the statute regulating the making of cloths.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 22. Answer of the clothiers to the objections of the Lord Mayor. Desire that the merchants may not be permitted to buy any cloths which are not of the quality required by statute.
  • TNA SP 12/132, 23. Petition of Arnold Maignewe, merchant, to PC, Solicits order may be taken with Innocent Lucatelli for the payment of 155l. 11s. 4d. owing to him, but which he cannot recover at law.


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