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chamber, with assent of the Masters of the Bench and
himself. Eichard Hopkins to Mr. Eeade's chamber, in absence
of ancients. Matthew Cracheroode, late of Furnyfalles Inne,
second son of William Cracheroode of Toppesfyld, Essex,
gentleman. His general admission is not entered in this book,
but because he afterwards paid 20 [s.] , it is clear that he was
admitted into a chamber ; and because he was bound to Mr.
NycoUes, Treasurer, on 7 Nov., 3 Eliz., his name is entered here.

At a Parliament holden 26 Nov., 8 Eliz.

Agreed that Mr. Wye shall pay the Treasurer 13Z. 6s. 8J.,
and before St. Andrew's day, 1561, 16/. 13s. 4d., for the fine
upon him set at the last Parliament.

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Ordered that all uneven* sums of money growing by the
account of commons in each week, shall be paid by the fellows.

Admissions. — Antony Eudd, late of Newe Inne, generally.
Innocent, son and heir of Richard Rede, knight, Master in
Chancery, generally. John, third son of Thomas Talbotte of
Russhall, Yorks., generally. Robert, son and heir of Thomas
Catlyn of Randes, Northants, generally. Geoffrey, son and
heir of William Tottell, late of Exeter, specially. Edmund,
son and heir of John Mydwinter, late of Shepton, Somerset,
generally. James, third son of Nicholas Gamauns of Gamauns,
Herefordshire, specially. Thomas, son and heir of Henry
Tirrell, knight, generally, if the Bench consent. Thomas, third
son of Thomas Poole of Poole, Cheshire, esquire, generally.
Richard, son and heir of John Hanham, late of Wynbur-
mynster, Dorset, esquire, specially. Andrew Jenour of Dun-
mowe Magna, Essex, specially. Robert Catlyn to Mr. Titley's
chamber. Innocent Rede to Mr. Merton's chamber. John
Kempe to the chamber under Mr. Meade's, next the Hall.
William Garrett to a chamber late Mr. Dale's, next Mr. Flete-
woode*8. Richard Hanham to the chamber of James Hanham
and Mr. Jermyn, next the Hall. Geoffrey Tottyll to Mr. Malt-
house's chamber. Edward Banyster to Mr. Leucknor's
chamber (strtcck out), Richard Emley to Mr. Dodge's
chamber under Mr. Hadley's {struck out). Matthew Crache-
rode to Mr. Wasshington's chamber, in the absence of ancients.

At a Parliament holden 7 Feb., 8 Eliz.

Mr. Hone was chosen Assistant to Mr. Plowden, Reader, who
undertook the said office.

Mr. Farmour is fined 31. 6s. 8d. for not executing the office
of Steward last Christmas.

Admissions.- Mr. Sands to Mr. Hone's chamber, with assent
of the Masters of the Bench. Francis, son and heir of Robert
Saunders of Quyddeham, Norfolk, esquire, specially. Walter
Newsum, specially. William, son and heir apparent of William
Garrett of London, knight, specially. William, son and heir
of William Walter of Wymbylton, Surrey, specially. Thomas,
third son of John Denton of Amersdon, Oxfordshire, generally
(mortuus). Richard, son and heir of William Emeley of
Cacam, Sussex, esquire, generally. Edward, son and heir of

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Edward Banyster of Eddsworthe, Hants., generally. William,
son and heir of John Browne of Horton, Kent, esquire,
specially. John, third son of Robert Ashefeld of Stolangtoft,
Suffolk, generally. Edward, son and heir of James Croftes of
Croftes, Herefordshire, knight, generally. Henry, son and heir
of Richard Blancheard of Horton, Dorset, generally. William,
son and heir of Richard Umbervyle of Fysselworth, Middlesex,
specially. Edward Banyster into Mr. Leucknour's chamber,
in absence of ancients. Richard Emelye to Mr. Dodge's
chamber under Mr. Hadley's, in absence of ancients. Edward
Croftes into the chamber of Mr. Baldwyn and Mr. Archer, in
Mr. Halle's absence. Laurence Chysshull into Mr. Brycotte's
chamber, in his absence. Henry Blancheard to Mr. Bayliflf's
chamber next the hall.

At a Parliament holden 17 Hay, 8 Eliz.

Mr. Farmour was chosen Reader for Autumn, and Mr. Ployden
his Assistant.

Ordered that whoever is retained in service to any person,
shall lose his chamber.

Ordered that Mr. Danyell, and his son Edmund, shall be
freed from pension for ever.

Ordered that Mr. Wasse shall enjoy his chamber ; and that
Mr. Tirrell shall be in the chamber in place of Mr. Gyll,
because Mr. Gyll defied the Statutes lately enacted by the
justices and with consent of the Bench.

Admissions, — Mr. Thomas Paget to Mr. George Mordaunt's
chamber. Mr. Kyrle, removed from Mr. Rede's chamber to
the adjoining chamber. Mr. Burbage to Mr. Edmund Wsmde-
sore's chamber {struck out). Thomas Tirrell, Edward Cxofte,
and John Edwards. Thomas Causfield, generally.

Names of those who lost vacations in Mr. Plowden's reading
in Lent last : Tripcony, Hectour Wentworth, Goldinge
(mortuus), Bayliflfe, Hopton, Thompson, senior, Kenyon,
Allen, Robertes, Elnyvett, Fortescue (stntck out), Nicholas,
Gyfforde, Mannoxe.

At a Parliament holden 20 June, 8 Eliz.

Mr. George Nycolles was discharged from the ofl&ce of
Treasurer.

Mr. Hone and Mr. Beckett shall be his Auditors.
Mr. Plowden was chosen Treasurer.

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Acts done while Edmund Plowden was Treasurer and
William BaYande, Under-Treasurer.

Admissions. — 25 June, 1561, 3 Eliz. Francis Alley, generally,
with the assent of the Masters of the Bench. 26 June.
Thomas, son and heir of Thomas Jobber, of Orselowe,
Staflfordshire, esquire, generally. Thomas, son of Robert
Dillon, of Newton near Trymme, in Meath, Ireland, esquire.

3 Aug. Gains, son of Dixon of London, gentleman,

generally, with assent of Mr. Fermour, Reader, and Mr. Hone,
Assistant. 4 Aug. Ralf, son of Hugh Eaton of Thesterhurst,
Staflfordshire, gentleman, generally, with assent of Fermour and
Hone. Robert, son and heir of Thomas Loundes of Redwynter,
Essex, gentleman, generally, with the assent of the Reader and
Hone {mortuus). 24 Aug. George, second son of William
Wroughton, of Hinton Magna, Wilts, knight, deceased,
generally, at the instance of Mr. Fetyplace. 10 Oct. Edward
Fennor to Mr. Rosse's chamber, in expectancy; fine 125.
11 Oct. Robert, son and heir apparent of Andrew Corbet,
knight, specially, at the instance of Reginald Corbet, esquire,
one of the Justices of the Queen's Bench ; fine 4Z. 14 Oct.
William Walter to a chamber with Mr. Kempe, under Mr.
Gaman's chamber, next the Hall. Mr. Lewes to a chamber
with Mr. Inghram. 19 Oct. Edward, son and heir of Thomas
Holt of Dudeston, Warwickshire, esquire, specially; fine 4Z.
29 Oct. Thomas, son and heir of Francis Cave of Baggrave,
Leicestershire, esquire, specially ; fine 535. 4ci. 3 Nov. Mr.
Tyrwitt to Mr. Matthew Smith's chamber. Mr. Holte to
Mr. Babthorpe's chamber, in which Mr. Tyrwitt lately was ;
fine 205. (Some of these entries are signed : E. Plowden.)

At a Parliament holden 8 Nov., 8 Eliz.

Mr. Trevanyon, one of the four most ancient Utter Barristers,
is fined for not attending at vacation last, 40s. Mr. Fowler*
for the same reason, 40s.

All who ought to have attended Mr. Fermor's late reading,
and did not, are fined 20s.

Messrs. Alexander, Goringe and John Browne are fined lOf.
each for not reading in Autumn, 1 560.

Mr. Kuswell was chosen Reader for Lent next, by assent of
Mr. NicoUes, who would have been Reader.

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Mr. Ruswell was chosen Steward for next Christmas, and in
his default, Mr. Meade.

Mr. Hopkins is ordered to pay to Mr. Kirle his costs in
repairing Mr. Readers chamber.

Admissions. — 4 Nov., 3 Eliz. Richard, son of Francis
Browne of Tolthorpe, Rutland, esquire, specially, at Mr.
Hone's instance; fine 5Z. 8 Nov. Mr. John Ashboumeham
to the chamber under Mr. Childley's, in expectancy of Mr.
Spilman ; no fine because he spent much in repair. 10 Nov.,
1561. Thomas, second son of Lord Pagett of Drayton,
Middlesex, to Lord Stafford's chamber over the Gate, if he
gives consent. 8 Nov. John Vynyard to a chamber late the
kitchen, near the Gate, under the chamber of Lord Stafford.
10 Nov. Henry Fowke, one of the Butlers, to the chamber of
Mr. Brykett, and John Buckle, Steward, in expectancy of
Mr. Brycott. 17 Nov. John, son and heir apparent of John
Talbot, knight, deceased, admitted into Mr. George Mor-
daunte's chamber, with his consent, and with the surrender by
Thomas Pagett, gentleman, of his rights in the bedchamber.
8 Nov. Ralf, son and heir of Thomas Stafforde of Bradfilde,
Berks., esquire, generally ; no fine. John Fooke to a chamber
with Messrs. Laurence and Arthur Chambers, in ** le novel
building," in expectancy of Chambres ; fine 30s. paid 26 Nov.
4 Eliz.

At a Parliament holden 26 Noy., 4 Eliz.

A two-wheeled cartload (biga) of coals is allowed for the
expenses of those remaining at Christmas, and the usual
allowance for the minstrels.

Commons shall be kept until next term.

Ordered that every Sunday in vacation, the senior Masters
of '* le Utter Barre *' shall declare what moots they will keep
in the following week; and Mootmen (motores) shall be
appointed by turns, as they are in term.

Ordered that every clerk shall keep a case at the table
under the cupboard {abacus) at earch dinner and supper, on
pain of 4td. for each default.

Ordered that no one shall abuse any Butler or other oflBcer
on pain of exclusion from the House and the Fellowship.

Mr. Trevanion and Mr. Fowler were chosen Stewards for
next Christmas.

The end of the Parliament.



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Admissions, — 26 Nov. James Jeffreys to a chamber with
Messrs. Bavande and Loveden, expecttca^iter, giving place to
his ancients. 28 Nov. Alexander Woode to a chamber with
Messrs. Brooke and Watkys; fine 20s. 1 Dec. Richard
Treece to a chamber with Messrs. Martin and Incent Reade,
who surrendered his interest ; fine 205.*

Hilary Term, 1562, i Eliz.

27 Jan. Thomas Gierke to a chamber with Messrs. Waldron
and Inkepen in **le novel building"; fine 13s. 4d. 29 Jan.
John, son and heir of Tobias Pleydell of Farrington, Berks.,
gentleman, generally, to Mr. Marten's chamber; fine 4L

2 Feb. Henry Earl of Huntingdon, specially. Edward
Hastinges, K.G., Lord Hastinges of Loughborowe, specially.

3 Feb. Edward Hastinges, brother of the Earl of Huntingdon,
specially ;€ne5Z. 5 Feb. James Hannam to a chamber late
Mr. Barnes*, and Mr. Thomas Morgan with him ; Hannam's
fine, 3Z. 6s. 8i., and Morgan's, 40s. 5 Feb. John Gamans to
an upper chamber next the Hall, with Mr. Jermyn ; no fine,
because he leaves his bedchamber to Mr. Meade.

At a Parliament holden 6 Feb., 1561, i Eliz.

Mr. Ruswell, Mr. Meade, Mr. Trevanion and Mr. Fowler are
fined for the Stewardship at Christmas last 13Z. 6s. 8d, each.

Mr. Fermour was chosen Assistant to the Beader in Lent
vacation next.

Ordered that when Christmas is to be solemnly celebrated,
one of the Fellowship shall be chosen Steward, his bearing and
substance being considered ; and that the old custom by
which the Autunm Reader is chosen Steward shall not be
kept. But he who reads in Autumn shall pay a reasonable fine
for not holding the oflSce of Steward at Christmas.

Admissions, — 12 Feb., 1561. John Fitzwilliams of Kinges-
ley, Hants, esquire, specially. 11 Feb. Remigius, son and
heir of John Hunt of Lyndon, Rutland, esquire, specially,
by the assent of the Masters of the Bench, to his father's
chamber; fine a hogshead of wine. 8 Feb. James, son
of Robert Marten of Adelhamston, Dorset, generally. John
Ashfilde, at Mr. Jermyn's instance, to his chamber, in

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expectancy; fine 20s. 12 Feb. Mr. Mocket to a chamber
with Mr. Lewson in **le novel building," in expectancy; fine
13s. 4d. Alexander Denton to a chamber with Messrs.
Creswell and Perye in ** le novel building '* ; fine 26s. 8d.

13 Feb. Henry Smith to a chamber with Mr. Bell, with assent
of Mr. John Throckmerton ; no fine. 8 Feb. Thomas, son
and heir of Eichard Yonger of Pickeringe Lyflf, Yorks, esquire,
generally, admitted by Mr. Ruswell, Reader. 12 Feb. Thomas
Tenant of Bedell, Yorks, gentleman, generally, by Euswell.

14 Feb. Richard, son of William Skevington of Shropshire,
esquire, generally, by Ruswell. 6 March. Thomas, second
son of Richard Comewall of Bourforde, Shropshire, esquire,
generally, by Ruswell. 6 May, 1562. Laurence Chishull to the
chamber of Mr. Lewes and Mr. Ingram, next the kitchen, in
expectancy; fine 13s. 4rf. 10 May. Edward, third son of
Thomas Giflforde of Chillington, Staffordshire, knight, specially,
paying 26s. 8rf.

At a Parliament holden 8 Hay, 1562.

The penalty for Mr. Ruswell for shortening his reading, and
for excess of feasts and guests during his reading, is postponed
until the next Parliament.

Mr. Trevanion is appointed Reader for the Autumn ; in his
default, Mr. Fowler, and in his default, Mr. Meade.

Each vacationer, who missed last Lent vacation, shall
forfeit 20s.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions. — 12 May, 1562. Thomas, son and heir of John
Churche of Runwell, Essex, gentleman, generally. 13 May.
Mr. Popham to a chamber with Messrs. Calvert and Washing-
ton, in the absence of his ancients; fine 20s. 30 May.
William, son and heir of Edward Boughton of Lawforde Parva,
Warwickshire, esquire, generally. John, son and heir of John
Colles of St. Clere, Cornwall, gentleman, generally. 31 May.
William, second son of William Gent of Norton near Daventrie,
Northamptonshire, gentleman, generally. Thomas, son aoid
heir of Edward Graunt of Snytterfilde, Warwickshire, gentle-
man, generally.

At a Parliament holden 12 June, 1562, i Eliz.

Mr. Euswell, solicitor, was chosen Assistant to the Eeader in
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Messrs. Fowler, Andrew Vavasour and Moseley, ancients of the
Utter Bar, for non-attendance at last vacation, are fined 40s.

Admissions, — 25 June, 1662. Mr. Jobber to the chamber of
Mr. J. Thomas and Mr. P3mchin, near the kitchen, by the assent
of his ancients ; fine 5s. 13 June, 1562. Boger, son and heir
of Thomas Kemisshe of Bedminster, Somerset, gentleman,
generally. Nicolas, third son of John Bickarde of Pollington,
Yorks, gentleman, generally. 15 June. John, son and heir of
Bichard Newnham of Godshill in the Isle of Wight, gentleman,
generally. 17 June. Thomas, son and heir of William Hone,
esquire, generally. 20 Aug. William, second son of Thomas
Northover of Awler, Somerset, deceased, specially; fine a hogs-
head of wine, 53s. 4d. ; admitted by the Beader. 26 Aug. John,
son and heir of John Bulbecke of Clevedon, Somerset, esquire,
generally ; by the Beader. 12 Aug. Thomas, second son of John
Hannam of Wjmboume Mynster, Dorset, esquire, generally,
by the assent of the Masters of the Bench ; to the chamber of
Messrs. Becket and Skerne in the new buildings ; fine 31. 6s. 8d.
24 Oct. George, son and heir of Bobert Carie of Clovellie,
Devon, esquire, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench ; fine SI. 6s. 8d. eo quod nunquam extitit in Cancellaria,
26 Oct. Henry, second son of William Hussey of Hinton
Marten, Dorset, esquire, generally; to Mr. Saunder's chamber,
with assent of the Masters of the Bench ; fine 20s.

At a Parliament holden 8 Nov., 1562.

Messrs. Trevanion and Fowler are fined for not reading in
Autumn, 51.

Each of the Masters who lost a vacation in Autumn last
shall forfeit 20s.

Mr. Tytley, one of the ancient Utter Barristers, is fined 40s.
for non-attendance at the last reading.

Mr. Chambre was chosen Beader for next Lent.

Mr. Chambre was chosen Steward for Christmas next. In
his default, Mr. A. Vavisour ; in his default, Mr. Tytley ; and
in his default, Mr. Fleetewode.

Mr. Mundye was admitted to Mr. Barton's chamber, who
was removed.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions. — 5 Nov. 1562, 4 Eliz. Edward Hastings, third
son of the Earl of Huntingdon, lately deceased, to the lower



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chamber of Lord Stafford, over the Gate of the Middle Temple,
saving Lord Stafford's rights; fine 635. 4(?., and the usual
rents. 7 Nov. Edward, son and heir of Edward Lewkenour
of Kingston Bowssey, Sussex, esquire, generally, with assent of
the Masters of the Bench. 3 Nov. Mr. Mundye to Mr. James
Cressey*s chamber, in Mr. Barton's place ; no fine because he
left another chamber in the new buildings. 8 Nov. Mr.
WiUiam and Mr. John Piriam, brothers, to Mr. Wye's cham-
bers in the new buildings, in place of Messrs. Mundye and
Umpton. Mr. Umpton removed from Mr. Wye's chamber to
Mr. Gabriel Chambre's in the new buildings. Mr. John Fitche
into a chamber with Mr. Freman, lately belonging to Messrs.
Vauxe fifcnd Grindon, near the cemetery of the Temple, under
Mr. Moseley's chamber. Henry, son of Laurence Baylie of
Northampton, gentleman, generally, by assent of the Masters
of the Bench. 12 Nov. Mr. Kickardes to the chamber of
Mr. Thomas and Mr. Eichard Lewkenour, above Mr. Slade's
chamber, in expectancy of his ancients ; fine 20«. 11 Nov.
Adrian, third son of Thomas Gilbert of Greenewaie, Devon,
esquire, generally, by assent of the Masters of the Bench.
14 Nov. Thomas, son of Kichard P'agett of Craneforde,
Northants, deceased, generally, by assent of the Masters of
the Bench. 29 Nov. Gains Dixon to a new chamber near
the gate of Middle Temple Church, over the Cloister, viz., the
chamber nearer the Church of the two new chambers lately
built; fine 5Z. 19 Nov. Balf* Stafforde to Mr. Lewkenour's
chamber in place of Mr. Eichard Lewkenour, who resigned his
interest therein to him ; fine 405. 24 Nov. Mr. Gilbert to
the small chamber under the stairs of Mr. Bell's chamber; no
fine because he vnll spend money on repairs. '

At a Parliament holden 24 Noy., 1562, 5 Eliz.

Allowed for those in residence at Christmas, one cartload of
coals, and the usual allowance for the minstrels.

Commons shall be kept until next term.

Ordered that until the New Hall be completed, each member
shall bear the cost of the repairs of his owti chamber on pain of
forfeiture ; but the Treasurer shall allow for repairs to those
who pay rent.

End of the Parliament.

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Adviissions. — 29 Nov., 1662. Mr. Keynoldes to Mr.
Mawdeley's chamber, on condition of building a loft over the
outer chamber within a year. If Mr. Mawdeley dies or
leaves his chamber, then the Treasurer may admit an
apprentice or any other thereto, because it is one of the twelve
chambers for the Masters of the Bench; fine 135. Ad. Mr.
Thomas Hussey and Mr. Tressham to the new chamber over
the Cloister nearer the Church ; Tressham's fine 5L, Hussey,
nothing, because he removed from another chamber. Mr.
Gains Dixon to a chamber with Mr. Mockett, where Mr.
Lewsson lately lay ; no fine because he left the new chamber
next the Church. Mr. Skevington to the chamber of Mr.

Acton and Mr. Eatcliflf ; fine 265. 8d. Mr. to Mr. Giflford's

chamber. Mr. Becke to Mr. Fennor's chamber, where
Mr. Reynolds lately lay. 14 Nov. Mr. Amirideth to
Lord Stafford's lower chamber above the gate of the
Middle Temple, with Mr. Edward Hastinges; fine 205. and
the usual rent; by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
29 Nov. Thomas, second son of Robert Yowarte of Bcisedell,
Yorks, gentleman, generally, by assent of the Masters of the
Bench. 26 Nov. William, son and heir of John Yardeley of
Iselington, Middlesex, gentleman, generally, by assent of the
Masters of the Bench. 23 Jan., 1562. 5 Eliz. Mr. Porter to
a chamber with Mr. Slade, under Mr. Lewkenour's chamber ;
fine 205. Mr. Tompson to Mr. Gyles' chamber over Mr.
Brooke's chamber; fine only IO5., because he left another
chamber with Mr. Crumwell. Cuthbert, seventh son of Nicolas
Fairefaxe of Gilling, Yorks, knight, generally, by assent of the
Masters of the Bench. 27 Jan. Thomas Dillon, to a chamber
with Mr. Crumwell, in place of Mr. Tompson; fine 65. 8d.
2 Feb. William, Earl of Worcester, specially. John Lord
Darcye, specially. George Hastinges, esquire, specially.

At a Parliament holden 5 Feb., 1562, 5 Eliz.

Ordered that anyone chosen Steward for Christmas and
Beader in Autumn, and who reads then, shall be discharged his
fine for the Stewardship, and shall pay for the wine spent in
Autumn, viz., two hogsheads.* He shall have an allowance
of special admittance, if any happens in the same reading. He

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shall bear at his own expense, the rewards for bucks in
Autumn and pepper and flour for making venison pasties (pro
damis pinsendis).

Mr. Chambers is discharged of his fine for the Stewardship
at last Christmas, and shall allow two hogsheads of wine for
next Lent vacation. He shall have an allowance of special
admittance, if any happen.

Master Andrew Vavasour shall be fined 3L 65. 8d, for the
Stewardship at Christmas, and Mr. Tytley the same.

Mr. Meade was chosen Assistant to the Eeader in next Lent
vacation.

End of the Parliament.

Received from Thomas Colmorth, gentleman, for all his
pensions and arrears to 13 Feb., 1562, except his contribution
to the new buildings, 305.

Admissions. — 6 Feb., 1562. Francis, son and heir of
Richard Jenkes, of La Haye, Shropshire, generally, with the
assent of the Masters of the Bench. 15 Feb. Mr. T. Cave
to a chamber with Messrs. Archdale and Draye, in the new
buildings; fine 405. William, son and heir of Christopher
Catlyn, of Harrolde, Beds., gentlemaoi, specially, by assent of
the Masters of the Bench; fine 40s. Roger, son of Roger
Barlowe, of Thombery, Gloucestershire, esquire, generally, by
assent of the Masters of the Bench. 27 Feb. Philip, son of
John Bevill, of Kylligarth, Cornwall, esquire, specially, by
Mr. Chambers, Reader; fine a hogshead of wine, which
Mr. Chambers had for his special admission. Thomas, son of
Thomas Mulsho, of Thyngden, Northants, esquire, generally,
by Mr. Chambers, Reader, and other Masters of the Bench.
2 March. John, son and heir of Philip Lentall, of Nastocke,
Essex, esquire, generally, by Mr. Chambres, Reader, and
other Masters of the Bench. John, son and heir of Thomas
Wyseman, of Godmonchestre, Huntingdonshire, gentleman,
generally, by Mr. Chambers, Reader, and other Masters of the
Bench. 18 March. Mr. Hopkjms to a chamber with Mr.
L. Gryvell ; no fine because he left another chamber with Mr.
Richard Reade. Mr. P. Alington to a chamber with
Mr. Richard Reade ; no fine because he left another chamber
with Mr. L. Gryvell. Mr. Ratclyff, to a chamber with Mr.
Bannystre, ** le Utter Barristre *' ; no fine because he left
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chamber with Mr. Acton, in place of Mr. Ratcliflf. 1 May,
1563. Mr. Mydwynter to a chamber with Messrs. Marten and
Trece, in place of Mr. Pleydall ; fine 205. Hugh, son and heir
of John Ridge, of Hemyngston, Somerset, generally, with
assent of the Masters of the Bench, at the instance of Mr.
Ipseley. Thomas, second son of Thomas Ashe, of Batcombe,
Somerset, deceased, generally, with assent of the Masters of
the Bench, at the instance of Mr. Ipseley. 14 May. Mr.
Antony Spilman to a chamber with Mr. Crmnpton, in place of
Mr. Winington; fine 30s. (mortuus), Mr. Jo. Boyse to a
chamber with Messrs. Mocket and Dixon in the new buildings ;
fine 135. 4d,y with the condition that he must attend the daily
cases at the Hall. Mr. Wynington to a chamber with Mr.
Ashbournham under Mr. Chidley's chamber, in Mr. Boyse's
place; no fine because he leaves another chamber with Mr.
Crumpton.

At a Parliament holden 21 Hay, 1563, 5 Eliz.

Fines for not attending Mr. Chambres' reading in Lent
vacation: Mr. Andrew Vavasour, one of the ancient Utter
Barristers, Mr. Tytley and Mr. Moseley, 405. each.

All vacationers, who missed last Lent vacation are fined 205.

Mr. Andrew Vavasour is chosen Reader for next Autumn ; in
his default, Mr. Tytley ; in his default, Mr. Moseley ; and in
his default, Mr. Fleetewoode.

Mr. Moseley is fined 31. 6s. 8d. for the Stewardship at last
Christmas.

Mr. Fowler is pardoned the fine for the Stewardship at
Christmas, 1561, ISl. 6s. 8d. ; 51. for not reading and 4Z. for not
attending two vacations, on condition of paying 61. ISs. Ad.
before or on next Sunday.

Ordered that Mr. Wasse, James Cressey, and Timothy
Mockett shall lose their chambers for not paying contributions



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