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Admissions. — 28 Jan. Mr. John Baithe to the chamber of
Messrs. Clifton and Chauncey in the new buildings, in place
of Mr. John Waldron, deceased; fine SI. ijs. Sd. Signed: E.
Plowden. 1 Feb. Mr. Arthur Samuel to Mr. Fletewoode's
chamber, with his consent; no fine. Signed: E. Plowden.
2 Feb. Mr. Blancherde to Mr. Bavande*s chamber, late
Mr. Loueden's ; no fine, because he left another chamber with
Mr. Crumpton. Signed : E. Plowden. 3 Feb. Mr. Poure to
Mr. Tytley's chamber ; fine 305. Sighted : E. Plowden. 4 Feb.
Mr. Becke to Mr. Tytley's chamber, with Messrs. Eobert
Catlyn and Mulsho ; fine 65. 8d. Signed : E. Plowden. Mr.
Farington to a chamber with Mr. Bailiflfe, late Mr. Snagge*s ;
fine 135. 4d. Signed : E. Plowden. Robert, son of James



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Napper of Swyer, Dorset, gentleman, with the assent of the
Masters of the Bench. Signed : E. Plowden. 6 Feb. Mr.
Wrench to a chamber with Mr. Kirle, under Mr. Agmondisham's
chamber; fine 51. Signed: E. Plowden. Mr. Prycherde to
the chamber of Messrs. Kirle and Wrenche, in expectancy;
fine 6s. 8d. Signed : E. Plowden.

At a Parliament holden 7 Feb., 1666, 8 Eliz.

Mr. Bell was chosen Assistant at Mr. Fermer's reading next
Lent.

18 Feb. Mem. by Edmund Plowden of the receipt of various
sums from divers persons from 26 Oct. 1565, amoimting to
lOL 9s. 8d., whereof 9Z. was paid to the plumber for work about
the Church, 205. to Lovell the tiler for work about Mr. Talbot's
stair, and the remainder upon the Temple buildings. Delivered
to Mr. Stuarde, 19s. for a load of coals at Christmas. English.

Admissions. —7 Feb. 1565. Mr. Preston to Mr. Laurence
Banyster's chamber ; fine 50s. 9 Feb. Thomas, eldest son of
Thomas Dyke of Suffolk, gentleman, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. 11 Feb. Mr. Graunte to Mr. Eichard
Reade's chamber ; fine 20s. Humfrey, second son of Thomas
Welbye of Fossdyke, Lincolnshire, gentleman, generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench. 12 Feb. Nicolas, son
and heir of Matthew Begges of Borreston, Caernarvonshire,
esquire, generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
Francis, son and heir of George Greneham, late of Ketton,
Rutland, deceased, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench. 14 Feb. Francis, son and heir of Humfrey Dymock,
late of Cester Over, Warwickshire, esquire, deceased, generally,
by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 16 Feb. Thomas,
third son of Sir Thomas Hawarde Viscount Byndon, esquire,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench, being bound
to pay what fine they impose on him next term. 1 March.
Thomas, son and heir of Edward Harrys of Comeworth, Devon,
gentleman, generally, by Mr. Farmer, Reader. 2 March.
Richard, fourth son of Lord Brooke, late Chief Justice of the
Common Bench, deceased, specially, by Mr. Farmer, Reader.
Thomas, third son of Reginald Haber of Marton, Yorks., gentle-
man, generally, by Mr. Farmer, Reader. 10 March. William,
son and heir of William Strachie of Saflfeme Walden, Essex,



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gentleman, generally, by Mr. Farmer, Reader. 11 May, 1566.
John, third son of John Sadler, late of Edlemeton, Middlesex,
esquire, deceased, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench. Signed: E. Plowden. 12 May. Eichard, fourth son
of Lord Broke, late Chief Justice of the Common Bench,
deceased, to the chamber of John Broke his brother, under Mr.
Fowler's chamber ; fine a hogshead of wine, spent during Mr.
Farmer's reading last Lent. Signed: E. Plowden. 14 May.
William, son and heir of William Thomeborowe, late of
Hamesfilde, Lancashire, knight, deceased, generally, by consent
of the Masters of the Bench. 23 May. Mr. Thomas Harrys
to the chamber of Messrs. Burbage and Gilbert, in expectancy ;
fine, 6s. Sd. Signed: E. Plowden. 24 May. Mr. Edward
Stafford to Mr. Henry Mordaunt's chamber; fine 135. 4d.
Signed: E. Plowden. 23 May. Mr. Henry Mordant to a
chamber with Mr. Crumpton, in Mr. Blanchard's place ; no
fine because he left another chamber. Signed : E. Plowden.



At a Parliament holden 24 May, 1566, 8 Eliz.

Every vacationer who lost Lent vacation in the second
reading of Mr. Farmer, is fined 205.

Utter Barristers are fined 35. 4d. for their absence from the
present Parliament, viz., Messrs. Hartopp, Dale, Banyster,
Hill, Tyflfyn.

All persons who owe money for the rent of chambers, vaca-
tions, admission into chambers, or for building the new Hall,
and do not pay before dinner (prandium) on Sunday next,
shall be expelled from their chambers, and be out of commons,
though they shall pay for commons, until they pay the said
money.

Lewis Stocket shall be allowed to build a brick wall from
the lower wall to Alice Eedman's kitchen. The indenture of
permission shall be for ten years, and renewed for the same
period. He shall pay 12d. a year, and if the wall is taken
into our hands, the expenses shall be allowed him.

Mr. Thomas NicoUes is chosen Eeader for Autumn next.

Mr. Farmer is allowed an additional hogshead of wine.

Mr. Farmer and Mr. Wheateley are appointed Auditors, with
Mr. Hone as assistant.



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Mr. Snagge is restored to the Fellowship with his antiquity,
if this is not revoked within three days.*
End of the Parliament.

Admissions, — 26 May. Mr. WiUiam Reade to the chamber
of Messrs. Mawdeley and Bourman, in expectancy of Mr. Maw-
deley ; fine 40s. 27 May. Timothy, son and heir of Thomas
Pyme, esquire, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, generally,
by consent of the Masters of the Bench. William, son and
heir of William Barnes, late of Talton, Worcestershire, esquire,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 29 May.
Mr. Bailye to Mr. John Gifford's chamber next the Hall, to
give place to him on his return : fine 205. Signed : E. Plowden.

19 June. Mr. Hone, junior, to a chamber with Mr. Henry
Fowke, in the new buildings, in place of Mr. Brickett, deceased ;
fine 305. (Evacuatur.) Mr. Pyende to the chamber of Messrs.
Crumwell and Dillon, in expectancy of his ancients ; fine 10s.
Mr. Peter Rosse to Mr. John Gififord's chiimber in his absence,
saving his rights. 20 June. Fanus, third son of Henry
Beacher of London, merchant, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. George, second son of William Layton
of Sproxton, Yorks, gentleman, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. 23 June. Mr. Pyende to the chamber
of Messrs. Archdale, Braye, and Ed. Mordant in the new build-
ings, on condition of giving place to his ancients; fine 205.

20 May. Henry, second son of William Summaster of Pienforde,
Devon, esquire, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench. 23 June. Edward, youngest son of Thomas Grymston
of Holdernes, Yorks, esquire, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. Francis, son and heir of Richard
Brunninge of Fosbury, Wilts, esquire, generally, by consent
of the Masters of the Bench ; fine 205. 27 June. Thomas
P)mae, esquire, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, to a
chamber next the Hall, in place of Mr. W. Rosewell, late
Solicitor of the Queen, deceased. 29 June. Thomas, son and
heir of Thomas Smithe of Thoedon ad Montem, Essex, knight,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 1 July.
Mr. William Barnes to the chamber of Messrs. Radliff,
Skevington and Harley, in Mr. Radlifif*s place ; fine 265. &?.
Mr. Radlifif to the chamber of Messrs. Gent, Grevill and
Hopkyns ; no fine because he left another chamber.

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At a Parliament holden 1 July, 1566.

Mr. Farmer is chosen Assistant to Mr. Thomas NicoUes,
Reader for next Autmnn.

Ordered that in the term preceding each reading, a Steward
shall be chosen to provide the Eeader*s feast. If absent, he
shall bear the charges thereof, and meanwhile the Steward of
the Inn shall pay the cost. The chosen Steward shall
forfeit 205.

End of the Parliament.

Admisdons. — 2 July. WilUam, son and heir-apparent of
Henry Broncker of Erlestoke, Wilts, esquire, generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench ; fine 5Z. for himself and
brother. Signed : E. Plowden. Henry Broncker, his brother,
generally. Signed: E. Plowden. 4 July. Mr. John Sadler
to the chamber of Messrs. Baldwyn, Archer and Carowe,
Mr. John Hall having forfeited his interest by not being in
commons one month in the year, to whose use Sadler paid
6/. 13s. 4d, Ordered that Mr. Hall shall claim nothing further
for glass in the windows, hangings, or other things in the
chamber vel i7i armario vocato lez studys eiusdem camere.
Signed : E. Plowden. 20 July. Eobert, second son of Andrew
Scare of Stamford, Northamptonshire, gentleman, generally, by
Mr. Thomas NicoUes, Reader. 2 Aug. John, fourth son of
William Scawen of St. Jennyn's, Cornwall, esquire, generally,
by Mr. "Thomas NicoUes, Reader. Marmaduke, son and heir
of Thomas Grymston of Grymston Garth, Yorks, esquire,
generally, by Mr. Thomas NicoUes, Reader. 11 Aug.
Edmund, second son of Edward Cole of Colchester, gentleman,
generally, by Mr. NicoUes, Reader. 19 Aug. Francis, son
and heir of Matthew Cradocke of Stafford, gentleman, by
Mr. NicoUes, Reader. 21 Aug. Richard, third son of Henry
Cooke of Lesinge, Kent, gentleman, generally, by Mr. NicoUes,
Reader. 14 Oct. Thomas, second son of John Waterhowse
of Halifax, Yorks, gentleman, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. 18 Oct. Richard, son and heir of
Gilbert Hill of London, gentleman, generally, by consent of
the Masters of the Bench. 19 Oct. Andrew, son and heir
of Richard Blunden, late of Bysshopscastle, Shropshire,
deceased, generally, with consent of the Masters of the
Bench. William, eldest son of William Greaves of Kings-
norton, Worcestershire, gentleman, generaUy, by consent of the



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Masters of the Bench. John, son and heir of John Armytage
of Kirkelees, Yorks, gentleman, generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench. 20 Oct. Kobert, second son of

Nicolas Frevell of Shelford Parva, Cambridgeshire, gentleman,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. George, son
and heir of John Duckfilde of Harston, Cambridgeshire, gentle-
man, generally, by assent of the Masters of the Bench. WiUiam,
fomrth son of William Cowper, late of Boveney, Bucks, gentle-
man, deceased, generally, by assent of the Masters of the
Bench. 22 Oct. Mr. Peter Rosse to the chamber of Messrs.
Amyredeth and Edmund Knolles, under the Gate of the
Middle Temple, in their absence; no fine, because he left
another chamber. Signed: E. Plowden. Mr. Blunden to
Mr. Giflford's chamber next the Hall ; fine 205. Signed : Edus.
Plowden. 23 Oct. Mr. Popham to the chamber of the late
Mr. Baron Pyme, deceased, next the Hall. Signed: E.
Plowden. Mr. Shaftowe to a chamber with Mr. Slade ; no
fine, because he left another chamber with Mr. Lewes.
Signed: E. Plowden. 24 Oct. Mr. Walter to Mr. Popham's
late chamber with Mr. Calverte ; no fine because he left
another chamber with Mr. Kempe. Signed: E. Plowden.
Mr. George Horde to Mr. Walter's late chamber with Mr.
Kempe, next the Hall; fine 305. Signed: E. Plowden.

At a Parliament holden 4 Noy., 1566.

Mr. Sparrye is fined for not attending last Autumn vaca-
tion, 40s.

All vacationers absent at the last reading are fined 20s.

Mr. Meade was chosen Reader for next Lent.

Mr. Hipseley was chosen Steward for Christmas next.

Mr. Calverte is fined for the Stewardship last Christmas,
and for not reading in last Autumn, 3Z. 6s. Sd,

Mr. Gryvell was chosen Marshal for next Christmas, and in
his default, John Talbot of Grafton.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions. — 7 Nov., 1566. John, second son of Antony
Hedworth of Durham, gentleman, generally, by consent of
the Masters of the Bench. 12 Nov. Mr. Dyke to Mr. Jobber's
chamber next the kitchen; fine 10s. Signed: E. Plowden.
Mr. Timothy Pyme to the chamber of Messrs. Hill and Garett,
if Mr. Hill agrees ; fine, one hogshead of wine for Mr.



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Farmer's reading. Signed : E. Plowden. 23 Nov. Mr. Tooker
to Mr. Calverte*s chamber; no fine because he left another
chamber where he lay with Mr. Wagstafif. (Cancelled.) 24 Nov.
Mr. Alleyn to a chamber where lately Mr. Tooker lay ; no fine
because he left another chamber with Mr. Fowler. 25 Nov.
Mr. William Walter to Mr. Fowler's chamber, in Mr. AUeyn's
place ; no fine because he left another chamber.

At a Parliament holden 26 Noy., 1566, 9 Eliz.

A cartload of coals is allowed for Christmas next, and an
allowance to the minstrels.

Christmas shall not be solemnly kept.

Commons shall be kept till next term, except for two weeks
at Christmas, during which those who have been here until
then, may do what they please. Signed: E. Plowden.
End of the Parliament.

Admissions. — 28 Nov. Messrs. William and Henry Brunker
to the chamber of Messrs. Pyrrye and Croswell, in the New
Buildings ; fines 33s. id., and no more because they paid 10/.
for their admission and the building of the new Hall. Signed :
E. Plowden. 7 Dec. Mr. Israel Amyce to Mr. Tyflfyn*s
chamber, by his consent ; fine 135. 4d. Signed : E. Plowden.
5 Dec. Mr. Dydimus Bucklande to a chamber next the chamber
late belonging to Messrs. Vauxe and Gryndon, near the ceme-
tery ; no fine, because he will spend much in repairing the
chamber. Signed: E. Plowden. 24 Jan., 1566 (1566-7),
Mr. Wrenche to a chamber with Mr. Bucklande ; no fine,
because he and Mr. Bucklande will spend much on the chamber,
and 20s. is allowed to them. Signed : E. Plowden. Mr. Dormer
to a chamber with Messrs. Kirle and Prychard, where Mr.
Wrenche lately lay, in expectancy of Kirle and Prychard;
fine 10s. Signed: E. Plowden. 25 Jan. Mr. Thomas, eldest
son of Edward Meade of Bearden, Essex, gentleman, generally,
by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 28 Jan. Peter,
second son of Thomas B3rrchett, late of Eye, Sussex, gentle-
man, deceased, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench. 8 Feb. Edward, second son of Edward Busshell of
Pryours Cleve, Worcestershire, gentleman, generally, by con-
sent of the Masters of the Bench. John, son and heir of John
Bartlam of Westboume, Middlesex, gentleman, generally, by
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At a Parliament holden 6 Feb., 1566, 9 Eliz.

Mr. Thomas Nicolles was chosen Assistant for the reading in
next Lent.

Ordered that those who will be chosen ** Utterbaresters'*
next vacation, shall be chosen before the end of the Term.

Mr. Pyriam and Mr. Arch dale were chosen Stewards for
providing for the Reader's feast in next vacation.

Mr. Piende is restored to the Fellowship and his chamber,
and fined 205. He shall satisfy Mr. Hemerford for the wound
given to him. If they do not agree, the sum shall be settled
by two Masters of the Bench.

22 Feb., 1566 (1566-7). Mr. WiUiam Johnson is discharged
of all payments due by him in consideration of 40s. paid to
Mr. Edmund Plowden, Treasurer, for the building of the new
Hall, which he has received from Mr. Bavande. Sighted :
E. Plowden.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions.— 12 Feb., 1566 (1566-7). Mr. Canfilde to a
chamber with Mr. Robert Calvert, where Mr. Popham lately lay;
fine 3Z. Signed : E. Plowden. 14 Feb. Mr. Gabriel Chambres
to the chamber of Mr. Hadley, deceased, in the new buildings.
Signed : E . Plowden. Mr. Peter Vavasour to Mr. Gabriel Cham-
bres' chamber in the new buildings. Signed : E. Plowden. Mr.
Walter to Mr. Peter Vavasour's chamber in his place. Signed:
E. Plowden. Mr. Gill to the chamber of Messrs. Lewes and
Staflforde ; fine 205. Signed : E. Plowden. 18 Feb. Leonard,
son and heir of WiUiam Kempson of Grafton, Warwickshire,
gentleman, specially, by Mr. Meade, Reader ; fine, a hogshead
of wine. 15 Feb. Thomas, second son of Matthew Bradburye
of Wycken, Essex, gentleman, generally, by Mr. Meade, Reader.
20 Feb. John, fourth son of William Paynter of , Corn-
wall, gentleman, generally, by Mr. Meade, Reader. 28 Feb.
Mr. Robert Snagg to Mr. Broke' s chamber in place of
Mr. Watkys, who lost his interest because he was not in
commons for one month in a whole year ; fine 40s. Signed :
E. Plowden. 28 Feb. Mr. Edward Busshell to Mr. Blunden's
chamber, in place of Mr. Bayly, who was proclaimed at the
cupboard for 585. for his commons in December last, and they
are now in arrear; fine 585. Signed: E. Plowden. Mem.
of receipt by Plowden of the above sum. 21 April. Thomas,
second son of John Harley of Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire,
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Signed : E. Plowden. 27 April. Mr. Edward Fennour and
Mr. John Agmundesham to Mr. W. Fletewoode*s chamber ;
fine 205. Signed : E. Plowden. Mr. Francis Bmnynge to the
chamber late Mr. Agmundeshara's, with Mr. T. Boyer, next to
Mr. Andrew Vavasour's chamber ; fine 30s. Signed : E.
Plowden. John, son and heir of William Peter of Ingerston,
Essex, knight, by consent of the Masters of the Bench ; fine,
quia nunquam extitit in cancellaria, 5L ; admitted to Mr. John
Talbot's chamber. Signed : E. Plowden. 6 May. Henry, son
and heir of Edward Pate of Ketlebye, Leicestershire, esquire,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. Signed : E.
Plowden. William, second son of John Ayshcombe, of Lecford,
Berks, gentleman, generally, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench. Signed : E. Plowden. 8 May. Edward, son and
heir of John Yate, of Buckland, Berks, esquire, generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench. Signed : E. Plowden.
John, second son of John Yate, of Buckland, Berks, esquire,
generally, with consent of the Masters of the Bench. Signed:
E. Plowden. 9 May. Mr. Thomas Harley, to the chamber
of Messrs. Skyvington, Harley and Barnes, in expectancy of
Mr. Harley, his brother ; fine 305. Signed : E. Plowden.
Mr. Edward Yate, to Mr. Gill's chamber, in place of Mr.
Edward Stafford. Signed : E. Plowden.

At a Parliament holden 9 Hay, 1567.

Every vacationer who lost his vacation last Lent, in the
reading of Mr. Meade, now Serjeant-at-law, shall pay 20's.

Mr. Hipesley is chosen Reader for next Autumn.

Mr. Andrewes was chosen Treasurer ; Mr. Plowden remain-
ing Collector for the building of the new Hall. Mr. Wrenche
is Under-Treasurer.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions, — 10 May. Eichard, second son of Simon Fare-
well, of Taunton, Somerset, gentleman, generally, by consent
of the Masters of the Bench. 11 May. Charles, son and heir of
John Walcote, ofWalcote, Shropshire, gentleman, generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench. Signed : E. Plowden.

Acts daring the Treasurership of Thomas Andrews,
9 Eliz., 1567.

Admissions.— 10 May. John Hender, gentleman, to Master
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gentleman, to the chamber of John Fowke and Thomas Hone ;
fine 305. John Paynter, gentleman, to the chamber of John
Thomas and Thomas Jobber ; fine 55. 12 June. Thomas
Dyke, gentleman, to Eichard Mouldeworth's chamber; fine
35. 4d,

7 June. As it appears that Kichard Watkys, gentleman, has
been absent, from illness and not idleness, he is restored to his
chamber, and Kobert Snagg's admission is cancelled.

At a Parliament holden 13 June, 9 Eliz.

Mr. Hone will be Assistant to Mr. Hippesley in his Autumn
reading.

Power is granted to Mr. Hippesley to call whomever he
pleases to the rank of *' lez Utterbarristers.*'

Leave is also granted to him to bring in thirty bucks to be
eaten during his reading. Mr. Hippesley shall only invite
three guests to his feast.

Master Bowrman and Mr. Kede are appointed to prepare
the said feast.

End of the Parliament.

21 June. John Colbeck, gentleman, is discharged of all his
arrears for 135. 4d.

Admissions. — 12 June. Kobert, son and heir of William
Browne, of Wormyngforde, Essex, gentleman, generally.
18 June. John, son and heir of Geoflfrey Bamebie, late of
Denbie, Yorks, esquire, deceased, generally. 21 June. John
Bussie to the chamber of Messrs. Haber and Wasse ; fine
105. Kobert Clare to the chamber of Messrs. Bussye and
Fayrfaxe ; fine 65. Sd. 4 July. William, son and heir of
Antony Gibbes, of Neitherbury, Dorset, gentleman, generally.
Edward, second son of William Carre, of Bristol, gentleman,
generally. 16 July. Lewis, fifth son of Koger Barlowe, of
Slebyche, Pembrokeshire, gentleman, generally. John Army-
fcage, gentleman, to the chamber of John Painter, gentleman ;
fine 55. 9 Aug. George, son and heir of George Snygge, of
Bristol, gentleman, generally. 11 Aug. Roger, eldest son
of John Bramstone, of Whytechapell, in St. Mary Magdalene's
parish, Middlesex, gentleman, specially. 14 Oct. John, son
and heir of Edmund Danyell, of Acton, Suffolk, gentleman,
generally. 15 Oct. John, second son of John Wyse, of
Stanforde, Northants, gentleman, generally. Richard, son and
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gentleman, generally. 18 Oct. Robert, son and heir of

Robert Ayscough of Stallenbrewghe, Lincolnshire, gentleman,
generally, 19 Oct. Thomas, son of John Mawdley of the
Bench, by his father's pledge, to his chamber, with leave to
remain in Clerks' commons four years, John Wise, gentle-
man, to the chamber of Messrs. Chauncey and Bathe ; fine,
13s. 4rf. Richard Vaughan, gentleman, to the chamber of
Messrs. Chauncey and Bath ; fine, 13s. Ad. Robert, son and
heir of William Browne of Wormingford, Essex, gentleman,
to the chamber of his father and Mr. Cabell; fine, 10s.
22 Oct. William, son and heir of Nicolas Clarke, esq., of
Hitcham, Bucks, gentleman, generally; fine, 40s., because he
did not belong to any Inn of Chancery, and he will pay
3^. to the new buildings. 23 Oct, Edmimd, son and heir

of Thomas Felton of Unger Parke, Essex, esq., generally.
25 Oct. Arthur, second son of William Hyde of Denche-
worth, Berks, gentleman, generally. 2 Nov. Antony, son
and heir of Thomas Tyrringham of Tyrringham, Bucks, gentle-
man, generally. 7 Nov. Richard, second son of William
Freestone of London, gentleman, generally. 10 Nov.
Edward, second son of Antony Fage of Baldocke, Herts,
gentleman, generally. Alexander, third son of Edward
Hamond of Newchipping, Herts, gentleman, generally. John,
son and heir-apparent of Edmund Danyell of Acton, Suflfolk,
esq., to the chamber of Messrs. Tyffyn and Israel Amice, in
place of the latter; fine, 10s.

At a Parliament holden 3 Nov., Eliz.

A fine of 20s. is imposed on each vacationer absent from
Mr. Hippesley's reading last Autmnn.

Mr. Chambers was chosen Reader for next Lent.

Mr. Calvert was chosen Steward for next Christmas.

Mr. Grivell was chosen Marshal for Christmas, and in his
default, Mr. John Talbot of Grafton.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions : — Antony Tyrringham, gent., to the chamber of
Masters Saunders, George Gascoygne, and Henry Husee ; fine,
20s. 11 Nov. Edward, son and heir of Edward Watson

of Rockingham, Northants, esq., specially, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench ; fine, 40s. John Vyneard, gent., to the

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chamber of Messrs. Cracherod and Alle; fine, 26«. 8d. 17
Nov. William, son and heir of Henry Norwood, deceased,
late of Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, gent., generally.

At a Parliament holden on Friday, 21 Nov., 10 Eliz.

Christmas shall not be solemnly kept.

Master Ameredith is chosen Steward for Christmas ; in his
absence, Mr. Read, and in his absence, Mr. Popham.

Commons shall be continued till next term ; one cartload
of coals and expenses for the minstrels shall be allowed as
usuaL

All Masters of " le Utter Barr " absent at this Parliament are
fined 3s. 4rf., viz. Messrs. Peter Vavasoure, Gent, Bowrman,
Chatterton, Archer, Corbet, Inkpen, Babthorp, Dale, Baldwyn,
Tyfien, Giles, Slade.

End of the ParUament.

Admissions: — 21 Nov. Nicolas, son and heir of John
Eyslingham, generally. 22 Nov. Robert Snagge, gent.,

to the chamber lately belonging to Mr. Thomas Tresham ; no
fine because he left another chamber. 25 Nov. John,
second son of John Hunt, esq., of Lyndon, Rutland, generally.
26 Nov. George, third son of John Frankleyn of Thurly, Beds,
gent., generally. James Gamaunce, gent., to Mr. Fowler's
chamber; fine, 205. John, second son of John Hunt, esq.,



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