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anno Domini 1567.

20. Translation of the books of tlie
minor prophets.' In the Bishop's Bible.

21. Articles commanded and enjoined
to be put in execution within the arch-
deaconry of York by the archdeacon of
the same or his official with speed and
effect 26 Dec. 1570. It seems tliat
similar articles were sent to the other
archdeacons of liis diocese and to the
bishoj) of Man.

22. Injunctions given by tlic Moste
Reverendc Father in Christc Edmonde,
by tlie Providence of God Archljishoji
of Yorke, Pryinate of Eiiglaiidc, .'lud
Metropolitane, in liis Mctropdliticall
Visitation of the Proving of Yorke, as
well to the Clergyo, as to the Laytye of
tlie same Province. Anno Domini 1571.

23. Injunctions given by the moste
Reverende Father in Christ Edmunde,
by the Providence of God, Archbj-shop
of Y'orke, Prymate of Englande and
Metropolitane, unto the l3eane and
Chapter of the Cathedrall Churche of
Yorke, in his Metropoliticall Visitations
begunn in the Chapitor House of the
saide Cathedrall Churche the xvth day of
Maye, Anno Domini 1571, continued
and proroged fi"om daye to daye, and
tyme to tyme, until this present, being
the tenth of October in the year of our
Lord God a thousande fyve huudrede
seventye and two.

24. Answer to objections for the resti-
tution of a portion of the temporalities
of the See of Canterbury. [About Feb.
1575-6.] MS. in State Paper Office.

25. Articles whereupon it was agreed
by the most reverend lather in God,
Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, and
other the bishops, and the whole clergy
of the province of Canterbury, in the
convocation or synod, holden at West-
minster by pi'orogation, in the year of
our Lord God, after the computation of
the Church of England, mdlxxv, touch-
ing the admission of apt and fit persons
to the ministry, and the establishing of
good order in the Church. Loud. 4to.

26. A Fourme of Praj^er with thankes-
gevyng to be used every j'eere, the 17. of
November, beyng the day of the Queenes
Majesties entrie to her raigne. Lond.
4to. [1576], 1578. There are metrical
anthems appended to the edition of 1578.

27. Articles to be inquired of in the
metropolitical visitation of the most
reverend father in (Jod Edmund, by di-
vine sufferance Archbishop of Canter-
bury, Primate of all England, and Metro-
politan, in all and singular Cathedral and
Collegiate churches witliin his ])rovince
of Canterbury. Lond. Ito. 157(5.

28. Injunctions given to the dean and
chapter of the cathedral church of Ban-
gor and others of the cK'i'gy of that dio-
cese by the most reverend I'atiicr in (iod
Edmund arc.libisjiop of Canterbury, pri-
mate of all England and metropolitan in
his metro])olitical visitation of tlie said
(liorcsc of Haiigor, 25 {''cb. 1576-7.

29. <)rd(Ms for reibrmation of abuses
about the learned exercises and con-
ferences among the ministers of the



30. Ai'tlcles to be enquired of, within
the Province of Canterhurie, in the Me-
tropoliticall visitation of the most reve-
rende father in God, Edmonde Arch-
bishop of Canterburie, Primate of all
England, and Metropolitane. In the
xviijtli year of the reign of our most
gracious sovereign Ladie Elizabeth, by
the grace of God, Queen of Englande,
France and Irelande, defender of the
fayth, etc. Lond. 1576.

31. Declaration concerning the estate
at Battersea belonging to the arch-
bishopric of York, 1579.

32. Decree touching a controversey in
Merton college Oxford, 22 April 1580.

33. Brief of defence and answer to the
articles of dilapidations presented against
him by the Bishop of London [about
April 1580]. MS. in State Paper Office.

34. Articles of inquiry for recusants,
30 May 1581.

35. Opinions and directions concerning
excommunication and penance.

36. Account of the Court of Faculties.

37. Statutes and Ordinances made and
published by the most reverend Father in
God, Edmund, by the providence of God,
Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of
all England, and Metropolitan, for the
better government and ordering of his
free Grammar School in Kirkby Bea-
cock alias Saint Beghes, in the county of
Cumberland ; and of the lands revenues
and goods thereto belonging, the 3*1. day
of July Anno Domini 1583. Partly
printed in Charity Reports, iii. Append,
p. 24—27.

38. Letters, latin and english. The
number is considerable and most of them
appear to have been printed.

The foregoing works are, with some
few exceptions, included in his Remains,
edited for the Parker society by the Rev.
William Nicholson, M.A., rector of S.
Maurice with S. Mary Kalendar Win-
chester. Camb. 8vo. 1843.

Besides the works above enumerated
archbishop Grindal materially aided John
Fox in the compilation of his Acts &
Monuments. He also revised Nowell's
answers to Dorman ; was one of the de-
visers of the book of Advertisements, as-
sisted in the revision of the liturgy and
of the thirty-nine ai'ticles, and made con-
siderable contributions to Buceri Scripta

He was the friend and correspondent

of Martin Bucer, Peter Martyr, Henry
BuUinger, Hiei'ome Zanchy, Theodore
Beza, John Sturmius, Rodolph Gualter,
and Conrad Hubert. Amongst many
men of merit and eminence who bene-
fitted by his pati'onage were Miles Cover-
dale, Alexancler Nowell, Laurence Hum-
phrey, William Redman afterwards
bishop of Norwich, John Whitgift who
succeeded to the archbishopric of Canter-
bury, John Young bishop of Rochester,
and Matthew Hutton afterwards arch-
bishop of Yoi'k. As a horticulturist he
is entitled to remembrance. He first
introduced the tamarisk into this country,
and his grapes at Fulham were renowned
for excellence.

There are portraits of archbishop Grin-
dal at the palaces at Lambeth and Ful-
ham, and at the University library and
Pembroke hall Cambridge, also en-
gravings by S. Pass, Vertue, Vander-
Gucht, and J. Fittler.

Arms : Quarterly O. & Az. a cross
quarterly Ermines & 0. between 4 doves
counterchanged. Granted by sir Gilbert
Dethick Garter 25 Dec. 1559.

Life bv Strype. Strype's other Historical &
Biographical Works. Grindal's Remains. Bur-
net's Hist. Reform. Cough's (Jen. Index.
Richardson's Godwin. Le Neve's Fasti, i. 26 ; ii.
301, 350; iii. 114, 353, 618, 674. Biog. Brit. Tan-
ner's Bibl. Brit. Newcourt's Repert. i. 26, 101.
Rymer, xv. 532, 546, 574, 680—682, 751—755- Nugaj
Antiquae, i. 5. Pecls's Desid. Curios. 4to. ed. 259.
MS. Baker, vi. 181 ; xxxiv. 377, 431 ; xxxviii. 13.
Machyn's Diary, 190, 197, 2di, 222, 226, 237, 241,
252,271,279. " Burgon's Gresham, ii. 397. M.S.
Richardson, 236. Ellis's Lett. (1)11.257; (2) ii.
273 ; (3) iii. 349, 356, 364, 365. Ellis's Lit. Letters,
27. Lodge's lUustr. ii. 61, 62, 83. Troubles at
Frankfort. MS. Cai. Coll. 197, p. 475. Nasmith'3
Cat. C. C. C. MSS. 76, 96, 151, 156. Nicolas's Life
of Hatton, 52. Faulkner's Fulham, 181, 187, 207.
Marsden's Early Puritans, 56, 75, 98, 109—124.
Hartshorne's Book Rarities, 479, 506. Hayward's
Eliz. 19, 27, 89. Arnold's Theol. Critic, i. 182.
Hawes & Loder's Framlingham, 130. "Wood's
Colleges & Halls, 144. Parte of a Register, 23—35,
71, 349. Caldwell's Doc. Annals. Bancroft's Pre-
tended Holy Discipline, 52. Neale's Puritans.
Brook's Puritans. Hanbury's Memorials, i. 4,
139, 262. Hutton Correspondence, 17—20, 56, 58,
60, 66—70. Nichols's Prog. Eliz. ed. 1823, i. 109,
121,152,380. Granger. Smith's Autogr. Col-
lect. Topog. et Geneal. v. 43, 172. Haynes's State
Papers, 395, 435. Murdin's State Papers. Bishop
Fisher's Serm. for Lady Margaret, ed. HjTuers,
95. Mather's Magnalia, iii. 41, 102. Gorham's
Gleanings, 152, 163, 345, 402, 430, 446, 502.
Steinman's Crovdon, 76, 156. "Wright's Eliz. i.
133, 135, 163, 166, 177, 330. Holland's Heroologia,
199. Hevlin's Hist. Presbyt. 2d. ed. 217, 223, 224,
244. Churton's Nowell. Fox's Acts & Mon. ed.
Cattley, vi. 322, 332 ; vii. 43, 203 ; vlii. 287, 296,
598, 679, 687, 694, 740. Walton's Life of Hooker.
Restituta, i. 19—21. Dugdale's S. Paul's, 136.
Charitv Reports, ii. loi, 272 ; iii. 5, Append, p. 5 ;
xiii. 567 ; XXX. 282. Herbert's Ames, 638, 654,
657, 702, 721, 724, 775, 861, 928, 929, 1631. Ander-



son's Ann. Engl. Bible, ii. 358, 350.. Lewis's
Islington, 292. MidcUeton's Biog. Evan. ii. 210.
Heywood & Wright's Univ. Trans, i. 276—281.
Haweis's Sketches of the Eefonnation, 55, 153,
259. Egerton Papers, 98. AVarton's Hist. Enirl.
Poeti-y, ii. 23 ; iii. 19. Durcl's Reformed
Churches, 254. Lupton's Mod. Prot. Divines.
Burnet's Travels, 52. Drake's Eboracum, 454,
522. Hasted's Kent, iv. 742. Brook's Life of

Chi-isti college, after studjnng law for
two years and arts for five, was in 1536
created M.A. by special grace. On 1 Oct.
1538 he was instituted to the rectory
of Witneshani in Suffolk on the presen-
tation of Edward Latimer, esq., and on
the 22nd of the same month the king
constituted him master of the college
of S. Laurence Pountney in London.
He sat in the convocation of 1547 as one
of the proctors for the clergy of the
diocese of Xorwich, and voted for priests'
marriages. It has been often said that
he was in 1549 one of the accusers of
Edmund Bonner bishop of London, but
as respects that matter we incline to
believe that he has been mistaken for his
contemporary Hugh Latimer. William
Latimer was instituted to the rectorj' of
S. Mary Abchurch London 22 July
1553. Being married he lost his pre-
ferments in the reign of queen Marj'.
In 1555 we find him residing at Ipswich
in receipt of the annual pension of
£28. 13*. 4f/. which had been granted
to him as late master of the dissolved
college of S. Laurence Pountney. In
a complaint exhibited to queen Mary's
council sitting in commission at Beccles
18 May 1556, under the title " Names of
Priests' Wives that have access to their
HiLsbands," is this entry, " Latimer's
wife, curate of S*. Laurence and S*.

()n the accession of Elizabeth he was
restored to the rectory of S. Mary Ab-
church, and 17 April 155!) was ad-
mitted on her majesty's presentation to
the rectory of S. George Southwark.
In 1560 he was appointed dean of i'eter-
borough, and was constituted a canon
of Westminster by the charter re-
fijunding that church dated the 21st
June the same year. On 2!) Jan. 1560-1
he obtained a charter from the (|ueen
ratifying the ancient exemption from
toll of the church of Peterborough and
its tenants. On or short ly before! the
12th of ^larch following he resigned the


rectory of S. Maiy Abchurch, and about
2 July 1561 he gave up the rectory- of
S. George Southwark. The queen ap-
pointed him one of her chaplains and
the clerk of her closet, and he is occasion-
ally styled archdeacon of Westminster.
In the convocation of 1562-3 he signed
the thirty-nine articles, voted for the
retention of certain ceremonies which ifc
M-as proposed to abrogate, but subscribed
the petition of the lower house for
discipline. In 1563 he occurs as rector
of the church of Kirkton in the hundred
of Colnies in Suffolk, to which he had
been presented hy sir Thomas Felton.
Those who assign the date of 24 June

1554 to his admission to this benefice
are probably in error as regards the
year, for there is good evidence that in

1555 he was married and unbeneficed.
He also appears to have held the rectory
of Shotley in the hundred of Samford in
the same county, but we make this state-
mentwith diffidence, as precedingaccounts
of his preferments are almost unintel-

Accompanying the queen to Cambridge
in August 1564 he was created D.D. in bei-
majesty's presence. He occurs as one of
the Lent preachers at court 1565. On 9th
July 1567 the queen granted acharter con-
firming by inspeximus all the lands and
privileges of the church of Peterborough.
" In his time the Cathedral was by a
great Peer begged of Queen Elizabeth
to build him an House, upon Information
to the queen that it was ruinous, and no
Prayers said therein : but Dean Latimer
recovered it by the queen's favour, upon
better Information."

Dr. Latimer, who died in August

1583, was buried on the 28th of that

month near the pulpit in Peterboi'ough


Masters's Hist, of C. C. C. C. 331. Page's Suppl.
to Suffolk Traveller, 75. Le Neve's Fasti, ii. 539 ;
iii. 356. Nichols's I'rog. Kliz. iii. 162. llymcr,
XV. 590. Guntoii iS: Patrick's I'cterhorougii, 80.
Newcourt's Kepcrt. i. 389, 432, 926. Strypc's
Crannier, 189. Strypc's Mem. iii. 23. Strypc's
Annals, i. 154, 327, 329, 339, 343 ; iii. 232. Stryi)e's
Parker, 318; .\ppcnd. p. 75. Fox's Acts & Mon.
ed. C'attley, viii. 600. MS. Kcnnctt, xlviii. 7,^.
.Manning "& Bray's Surrey, iii. 645. Willis's
Cathedrals, ii. 511.

AVTLLIAM BFTTS. eldesf son of sir
Willi.ini IJulls, M.l)., was eihicatcd in
tliis university and as it has been con-
joctnred in Corpus Christi college. In
1562, licing then as it seems a knight, he



served the office of sheriff of the comities
of Norfolk and Suffolk. In 1569 and
for many years subsequently' he and sir
Christopher He^'don were the queen's
lieutenants for the county of Norfolk,
and they were both returned as knights
of that shire to the parliament which met
2 April 1571. He was in the commis-
sion aijjainst popish recusants in Norfolk
in 1572, and his name occurs in the
special commission of oj'er and terminer
issued for that county 20 Oct. 1573. He
died 3 Sept. 1583, and was buried at Thor-
iiage Norfolk, whore is a tomb with
kneeling effigies of him and his wife, he
being represented in armour with a hel-
met at his feet. His wife was Jane
daughter and one of the coheiresses of
Henry Bures, esq. of Acton in Suffolk, by
whom he had no issue. A book of epitaphs
on him was published by Robert Dal-
lington, and dedicated to Thomas Butts,
esq. the brother of the deceased. Our
efforts to obtain a sight of this work
have not been successful.

Masters's Hist, of C. C. C. C. 258. Blomefield's
Norfolk, ix. 446. Lemon's Cal. State Papers, 342,
367, J74, 424, 425, 459, 482. Farr's Eliz. Poet. p.
xxvii, 309. Rymer, xv. 75. Willis's Not. Pari,
iii. (2) 82. Strype's Aruials, i. 618. Strype's
Parker, 361.

ROBERT MONSON was a younger
son of William Monson, esq., of South
Carlton in Lincolnshire, by Elizabeth
daughter of sir Robert Tyrwhitt, of Ket-
telby in the same county. He was born
in Lincolnshire and was sometime a
scholar of this university, but being de-
signed for the common law left here
without a degree. He was entered of
Lincoln's-inn 23 Jan. 1545-6, and called
to the bar by that society 2 Feb. 15 19-50.
He sat for Dunheved alias Newton in
Cornwall, in the parliaments of 1 March
1552-3 and 5 Oct. 1553 ; for Penryn, in
that of 2 April 1554; for Newport juxta
Launceston, in that of 12 Nov. 1554 ; and
■for Dunheved in that of 20 Jan. 1557-8.
In the first parliament of queen Elizabeth
he was returned for the city of Lincoln.
It is said that in 1562 he was appointed
one of the council of the north. He was
again returned for Lincoln to the par-
liament which assembled 11 Jan. 1562-3.
In 1565 he was Autumn reader of Lin-
coln's-inn, lecturing upon the statute for
the due payment of tithes. In October
1566 he was one of a large committee of

the house of commons appointed to con-
fer with the lords touching petitions to
the queen for her marriage and succes-
sion, and we find him soon afterwards
giving utterance to his dissatisfaction at
the very absurd and evasive answer re-
turned by her majesty. In 1568 he was
one of the governors of Lincoln's-inn,
which office he held for five years suc-
cessively. In 1569 he was elected re-
corder of the city of Lincoln, and in 1570
was double Lent reader at Lincoln's-
inn. He was elected for Lincoln for the
third time to the parliament which began
2 April 1571, and on the 12th of that
month spoke respecting proposed ad-
ditions to the bill for not resorting to
church. He occurs in Jan. 1571-2 as
one of the commissioners for causes eccle-
siastical, in which capacity he signed a
letter to Catharine duchess dowager of
Suffolk respecting Robert Brown one of
her chaplains. He sat for Totnes in the
parliament which began 8 May 1572.
On 1 July 1574 Peter Evers a young
gentleman of Lincolnshire, who was
in trouble for counterfeiting portuguese
coin, was transferred from the Mar-
shalsea to Mr. Monson's custody.

In Michaelmas term the same year Mr.
Monson was created serjeant-at-law by
special mandate, and on 31st October
was raised to the bench as a justice of
the common-pleas. We regret to state
that he took a part in the condemnation
of Peeters and Turwert the dutch ana-
baptists, who were burnt to death as
heretics in or about June 1575. From
some cause which does not distinctly ap-
pear he was under the displeasure of the
queen in 1576, but in the following year
we find him with other judges advising
her majesty as to the power of the
bishops to impose pecuniary penalties on
such persons as without just excuse re-
fused to resort to church. In or about
November 1579 Mr. justice Monson was
committed to the Fleet for having ven-
tured to express a doubt whether the
statute under which John Stubbs was
sentenced to have his right hand cut off
for libel were in force. He regained
liis liberty about the end of February
1579-80, and was permitted to retire to
his own house in Lincolnshire, but never
afterwards acted as a judge, although
he nominally retained the office for some
little time.



He died 24 Sept. 1583 and was buried
in the cathedral of Lincohi, where on a
marble at the west door is a brass with
the following inscription round the verge :

Hie jncet Sohertiis Jloiinson, nuper unus
jtistitiariorum de commiini banco; qui duxit
in xtxorem Eliznhethum filiam et luert'deni Jo-
hfinnis Di/on armit/pri ; et obiit xxivo die men-
sis Septemhris, anno Domini mocccccloxxxiijo
sine exitii de corpore sua, [c] predicta sua
superstite, quw hos sumptus fieri fecit ,

There is also an effigy of the deceased
with these verses underneath :

Quern legit hoc marmor si forte requiris, amice,

Lunam cum Plioeho jungite, nomen kabes.
Luce pat rum clarus, propria sed lumine major ;

De yemina merito nomina luce capit.
Largus, doctus, amans, aluit, cohtit, recreavit

Jfusasjus vinctas sumptibus, arte, domo.
Tempora Iwta Deus post tempora nubihi misit ;

Lceta dedit sancfe, nubila ferre pie.
Et tulit, et vicit ; supcret sua lumina rirtus;

Fulget apud superos, Stella beata facit.

John Dyon his wife's father was of

He is author of:

1. Reading at Lincolns Inn on the
act for the true payment of tithes 15G5.
MS. Harl. 5265, p.' 29.

2. Letters (a) to Mr. Secretary Wal-
singhara 10 Nov. 1576, [b) to lord
Burghley ... November 1576.

His abilities as a judge are fully dis-
played in the reports of Dyer, Plowden,
and Coke.

Arms : 0. 2 cheverons G.

Foss's Judges of P^ugland, v. 411, 414, 422, 524.
Dugdale's Oriff. Jurid. 253, 260, 329 ; Chron. Ser.
92, 93. Parker Correspondence, 390. Lemon's
Cal.' State Papers, 39, 482, 530. ilymer, xv. 740.
"Wright's Eliz. ii. 106. Strype's Annals, i. 530.
Strvpe's Parker, 327. Strype's (irindal, 233.
WiilLs's Xot. Pari. iii. (2) 18, 25, 34, 40, 54, 65, 73,
82, 90. Pari. Ilist. iv. 62, 71, 120. Lodge's
lUustr. ii. 163. Mem. Seacc. Jlic. 16 Eli/,, r. 27.
Peck's Desid. Curiosa, 4to. ed. 305. Cat. of Harl.
MSS. iii. 256. MS. Lansd. 23, art. 85.

THOMAS HATCHER was born in
Cambridge, being son and heir of John
Hatcher, M.D., sometime fellow of S.
John's college and afterwards Regius
professor of physic and vicechancellor of
the university. He was educated at
Kton, whence in 1555 he was elected to
King's college. He proceeded ]}.A.
1559-60, and commenced M.A. 1563.
He also studied the law in (Jray's-inn,
and subsecjueiitly applied himself to
medicine. He does not, liowever, appear
to have practised cither jirofession, his
means being apparciitlv ample. In the
latter part of his life he resided at his
father's estate, Carcby near Stamford

Lincolnshire. He was a good antiquaiy
and the friend and cori-espondent of John
Stow. There is extant a letter dated
Careb^^ 18 Jan. 1580-1 from him to
Stow on various literary topics. He
desires Stow to publisli Lehind's com-
mentaries or whatever he had of Leland's
whether latin or english, and puts him
again in mind of setting forth his mani-
fold antiquities under the title of Stow's
Storehouse ; he desires him to speak to
Mr. Camden about printing the history
of Tobit in latin verse, and states that
he intended a discourse about the au-
thors cited by Stow in his Chronicle,
wlierein he requested Stow's assistance
and also the sight of Leland de Scrip-

]Mr. Hatcher was buried at Careby
14 Nov. 1583.

He married Cathai-ine daughter and
heiress of Thomas Rede son of Richard
Rede of Wisbech, and had issue, John
elected from Eton to King's college in
1584, who succeeded to the estates of
his grandfatlier Dr. John Hatcher and
subsequently received the honour of
knighthood ; Henr}- sometime of S. John's
college ; William ; Alice wife of Nicholas
Gunter sometime maj'or of Reading ; and
other daughters.

Thomas Hatcher, who is often con-
founded with his father, was author of:

1. Catalogus praepositorum, sociorum,
et scholarium collegii Regalis Canta-
brigiae, a tempore fundationis ad annum
1572. MS. Cai. Coll. 173, f. 119. MS.
Harl. 6114. MS. Addit. 5954, 5955.

2. De viris illustribus academiae Can-
tabrigiae MS. This is said to be in two
books in centuries according to the
method of Bale, but some conjecture,
with little reason as we think, that it is
the preceding work under another title.

3. Latin verses {«) On the resti-
tution of Rucer and Fagius 1560. {h) In
commendation of bishop Alley's Poor
IVIan's Library 1571. {r) In commen-
dation ofCarr and Wilson's Deniostliencs.
{<l) On the death of Nicholas Carr.
(e) On Frere's translation of Hippocrates.
(/) In Paracelsitas. MS. C. C. C. O.xon.
25H, fo. 67.

4. Letters. Latin and English.

Mr. Jlatcher also edited Dr. Nicholas
Carr's oration de paucitato scriptorum,
and Dr. Walter Haddon's Lucubrationcs
et I'oeniata.
I 2



Arms : Az. a clieveron between 6 es-
callops A.

Strype. Alumni Eton. 171, 194. Tanner's
Bibl. Brit. Masters's Life of Baker, iig. Le-
mon's CaL State Papers, 282. Herbert's Ames,
698. Gough's Brit. Topos. i. 185, 219, 234. US.
Baker, iii. 323. MS. HarL 374, fo. 14; 1190, fo.
50b; 1550, fo. 192b, 202b. Hevwood & Wrig-ht's
Laws of King's & Eton Colleges, '212. Smith's Cat.
of Caius Coll. MSS. 86. Information from Eev.
John Birch llej-nardson.

son and heir of Thomas lord Wentworth
by his wife Margaret daughter of sir
Adrian Fortescue, knight, was educated
at S. John's college, but appears not
to have taken a degree. In 1 Edw. 6 he
served in the army against Scotland,
worthily behaved himself in the battle
of Musleborough, and on the 28th Sep-
tember received the honour of knight-
hood in the camp beside Eoxburgh.
He was one of the knights of the shire
for Suffolk in the parliament which
met 8 Nov. 1547. On the death of
his father on 3rd March 1550-1 he
succeeded to the barony and was in
due course summoned to parliament.
In 1551 he, lord Darcy and sir Anthony
Wingfield were appointed lord-lieu-
tenants of i^orfolk and Suffolk, and
on the 1st December in that year lord
Wentworth sat on the trial of Edward
Seymour duke of Somerset. It has
been said that he was constituted lord-
deputy of Calais in the reign of Ed-
ward VI. but was removed from that
post on account of his youth and inex-
perience. The statement admits of
question. He occurs as one of the wit-
nesses to the will of Edward VI. whereby
the crown was settled upon the lady
Jane CTrey. However he gave in his
adhesion to queen Mary, and 18 Aug.
1553 was one of the peers who sat in
judgment on John Dudley duke of Nor-
thumberland. On the same day a special
commission wherein his name occurs
was issued for Hertfordshire, Suffolk,
Cambridgeshire and Middlesex, for the
trial of sir Ambrose Dudley, sir John
Gate, sir Henry Gate and sir Thomas
Palmer for high treason. Lord Went-
worth was also sworn of the queen's
priv^y-council, taking his seat in that
body at Eichmond on the 21st August.
By letters-patent dated the 13th Sep-
tember in the same year he was ap-
pointed lord-deputy of Calais, being

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