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to his father's chamber ; no fine. Richard Farwell, gent.,
to the chamber late Mr. Haver's; fine, 205. 30 Nov.
Robert Pewe, second son of Hugh ap Renold of Penrhyn,
Caernarvonshire, gentleman, generally. 29 Jan. Robert,
second son of Michael Brigges of Helsfeld, Westmoreland,
gent., generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
Innocent Reade, gentleman, to Mr. Noke's chamber; fine, 20^.
1 Feb. Richard, son and heir of John Knight of Nubery,
Berks, gent., generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
12 Feb. James, second son of William Oringe of Melles,
Somerset, gentleman, generally, by consent of the Masters of
the Bench. 14 Feb. John, son and heir of George

Conyers, knt., deceased, late of Sockbume, Durham, specially,
by consent of Mr. Chambers, Reader. 12 Feb. John,

third son of Thomas Freman of Blockeley, Worcestershire,
gent., generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 19



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Feb. Watkin Floyd, second son of PhQip Jones of Brecknock,
gentleman, generally, by Mr. Chamber, Reader. 27 Feb.
William, seventh son of Robert Tempest of Holmeside,
Durham, gentleman, generally, by Mr. Chamber, Reader.

At a Parliament holden 11 Feb., 10 Eliz., 1567.

Master Hipesley was chosen Assistant Reader for next Lent
vacation.

Only two Utter Barristers are to be called to the Bar at the
next reading ; and more at the Reader's discretion.

Messrs. Wasse and Haver were expelled from their chamber.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions: — Last day of Feb. Peter, son and heir of
George Carew, Dean of the Chapel Royal, gent., generally, by
Mr. Chamber, Reader; fine, 40s., because he never belonged
to any Inn of Chancery. 3 March. Francis, second son

of Robert Oliver, deceased, late of Blandford, Dorset, gent.,
generally, by Mr. Chamber, Reader. 6 March. Richard,
son and heir of William Goodwin, deceased, late of . . ., gent.,
generally, by Mr. Chamber, Reader. 7 March. Walter,

second son of John Heath of Lynne, Norfolk, gent., genei^ally,
by Mr. Chamber, Reader. 10 March. Edward, son and

heir of Brian Cave, esq., of Inggersbie, Leicestershire, specially,
by Mr. Chamber, Reader ; fine, 305. James Oryndge,*gent.,
to Mr. Weston's chamber, late Mr. Crumweirs; fine, 13s. 4d.
Timothy Pymme, gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Bussey
and Farewell; fine, 205. 7 May. William, eldest son of

Antony Spatchurst of Midleton, Kent, gent., generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench. 13 May. Humfrey,

third son of Thomas Gifford, knight, deceased, late of
Chillington, StaflEbrdshire, generally, by consent of the Masters
of the Bench.

At a Parliament holden 28 Hay, 10 Eliz.

A fine of 205. is imposed on each vacationer who lost his
vacation last Lent during Mr. Chamber's reading.

Master Popham is chosen Reader for next Autumn.

John Talbot, esq., by consent of the Masters of the Bench
in this Parliament and of Mr. Thomas Paget, senior, was
admitted to his chamber over the gate of the Inn ; fine, 5Z.



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At a Parliament holden 2 June, 10 Eliz.

Master Chamber is chosen assistant to Mr. John Fopham,
Reader, next Autumn.

Power is given to Mr. Popham to choose two as " Utter
Baristers."

Leave is given to him to bring in thirty bucks during his
reading.

He shall only invite three guests to the feast for his reading.

Messrs. Tothill and Hanham, senior, are appointed to provide
the feast.

Ordered, that gentlemen who have spent one year in an
Inn of Chancery belonging to this Inn, shall pay on admission
to this Inn, 40s.; those who have spent the same time at
another Inn, 51.; those who have belonged to no Inn of
Chancery, 61. 13s. 4rf.

Admissions: — Mr. Whetley, esq., to the chamber late of
Thomas NicoUes, esq., one of the Masters of the Bench. 7

July. Antony Rudd, gent., to Mr. Richard Mullineux*s chamber;
fine, 26s. 8rf. Robert Chatterton, gent., to the chamber late
of Mr. Wheatley, gent. ; fine, 20s. 9 July. Richard Wrenche,
gent., to the chamber of Messrs. John Gamaunce and John
Asshefild, gent. ; no fine, because there will be great expenses,
and he has left another chamber. Peter Birchet, gent., to
the ckamber of Messrs. Simon Burbage and Thomas Harrys,
gent. ; fine, 6s. 8d. 24 June. David, second son of William
Willyams of Stradveltye, Brecon, gent., generally, by consent
of the Masters of the Bench. 30 June. John, son and

heir of John Sraythe of Snargate, Kent, gent., generally, by
consent of the Masters of the Bench. 1 July. Christopher,

second son of Walter Cowley of Kilkenny, Ireland, gent.,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. 2 July.

Edward, second son of Thomas Alleyn of Cotteshill, Nor-
folk, gent., generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
10 July. Edward, second son of George Hexte of Pydywell,
Devon, gent., generally, by Mr. Popham, Reader; fine, 40s. 12
July. Matthew Ewens, late of Clifford's Inn, third son of John
Ewens of Wincanton, Somerset, gent., generally, by Mr. Popham,
Reader, 28 July. John, son and heir of Richard Spencer,

deceased, late of London, gent., generally, by Mr. Popham,
Reader; fine, 40s. 4 Aug. Patrick FitzGarret, late of



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New Inn, son and heir of Thomas FitzGarret of Bathe, Ireland,
gent., generally, by Mr. Popham, Reader ; fine, 405. 20 Aug.

Alexander, son and heir of Edward Popham of Huntworth,
Somerset, esq., specially, by Mr. Popham, Reader. 14 Oct.

John Baxter, late of New Inn, son and heir of Henry Baxter
of Kancke, Staffordshire, gent., generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench; fine, 405. 22 Oct. Edward Col-

man, late of New Inn, second son of Edward Colman of
Waldingfeld, Suliblk, gent., generally, by consent of the
Masters of the Bench ; fine, 40s. 23 Oct. Thomas Palmer,

late of New Inn, second son of William Palmer of Lemyngton,
Gloucestershire, gent., generally, by consent of the Masters
of the Bench; fine, 40s. 31 Oct. Henry, son and heir

of Thomas Vernon, esq., late of Stokesay, Shropshire,
generally, by consent of the Masters of the Bench ; fine, 5L
George, son and heir of John Digby, esq., deceased, late of
Colsell, Warwickshire, specially, by consent of the Masters of
the Bench; fine, 6^. 13s. M,



At a Parliament holden 3 Nov., 10 Eliz.

Messrs. Sparry and Hartopp were fined 40s. for non-
attendance at the Cupboard during Mr. Popham's reading.
(Note, — Mr. Hartopp is discharged by Parliament because Mr.
Fenner attended for him. Signed: M. Smith, Tlusawr. ibidem.)

Vacationers absent from Mr. Popham's reading are fined
205., viz. Robert Ayscough, Lewis Barlowe, Edmund Felton,
William Greaves, William Clarke, Nicolas Gislingham,
William Norwoode, Robert Pewe, Francis Olyver, Charles Wal-
cot, Antony Tyrringham, Thomas Mawdley, William Tempest.

Messrs. Ameredith and Rede, senior, are fined 5/. each for
the Stewardship last Christmas. (Memorandum of the pay-
ment of the last 405. by Amerydeth in Hilary term, 1570, to
Thomas Pagyt, Under Treasurer.)

Mr. Sparry is chosen Steward for Christmas next; in his
default, Mr. Sandes ; m his default, Mr. Peter Vavasoure ; in
his default, Mr. Hartop; in his default, Mr. Luke Dillon of
Ireland; in his default, Mr. Matthew Smyth; and in his
default, Mr. Gent.

Ordered, that the four seniors of the Utter Barristers, who
by old custom ought to attend at the Cupboard (abacum)



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during a reading, shall be appointed in the Parliament
before the reading. They must attend personally on pain of
40s., unless absent for some approved reason.

Ordered, that all fellows of the Inn summoned for any
assessment for building the new Hall or any other matter,
and not coming, or refusing to be assessed, shall be assessed
by the Masters of the Bench at their pleasure, and shall pay
the sum without delay.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions : — 4 Nov. Walter Dowrish, gent., to the chamber
of Master Wye, Utter Barrister, subject to the consent of Mr.
William Peryam; fine, 135. 4rf. Peter Carew, gent., to the
chamber under Mr. Bell's steps ; fine, 5s. Mr. Henry Pate
to Mr. Crum well's late chamber; fine, 20s. Arthur Hyde,
gent., to Messrs. Gyle's chamber at the gate; fine, 2 05.
Confirmation of Richard Bowghton's admission on 12 June,
7 Eliz., to the chamber of Messrs. Mundey and Bowghton, his
brother; fine, 10s. 27 Nov. John Baxter, gent., to the

chamber of Mr. Hunt, gent., with his consent.

At a Parliament holden on Friday, 26 Nov*, 11 Eliz.

Ordered, that next Christmas shall not be solemnly celebrated.

Ordered, that commons shall be continued to Hilary term,
except for three weeks at the said feast, when they shall be in-
terrupted or continued at the pleasure of the Utter Barristers
then present. A cartload of coals and expenses for the minstrels
at Christmas shall be allowed as usual.

Ordered, that all who have paid a fine for the omission of
their readings, if hereafter they are promoted to the Bench by
the Masters of the Bench, on account of their age, skill in law,
or dignity of their offices, shall be considered as Masters of the
Bench, except that they shall have no voice, place, or seat in
Parliament or in discussing the affairs of the Inn elsewhere ;
but they shall take their turn in celebrating and performing
" les Motes."

Ordered, that any fellow of the Inn who is not in com-
mons for four entire weeks during the year, shall forfeit his
right to a chamber, except in case of illness or for any reason
approved by the Treasurer.

Ordered, that any fellow not paying immediately on the



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Treasurer's demand any money due to the Inn, shall be
excluded from commons until recalled by the Masters of the
Bench. He shall pay commons for tluree weeks after his
exclusion.

As Thomas Daniell, esq., late Treasurer, has spent much
labour and money on the new " Bricke buyldinges," his nephew,
John Daniell, shall be admitted to any vacant chamber which
pleases him, without fines.

End of the Parliament.

Admissions: — William Gent, gentleman, at the special
instance of Mr. Chamber, one of the Masters of the Bench,
as expectans after the death of Mr. Kemys, to Mr. Chamber's
further chamber ; fine, 408. 3 Dec. Roger Brampston, gent.,

to Mr. Reginald Braye's chamber, who has lost it by not being in
commons one month last year ; fine, 20s. 10 Dec. Edward
Hext, gent., to John Hender's chamber, in his place; fine,
268. 8d. {This etUry is struck out.) 25 Jan. Israeli Amyce,
gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Richard and Walkadyn, in
place of the latter; fine, 308. {This entry is struck out,)
3 Feb. William Weston, gent., to the chamber of Messrs.
Bronkers and Perry; fine only 138. 4rf., because he left
another chamber. 7 Feb. Richard Freston, gent., to the

chamber of Messrs. Kempe and Hourde; fine, 26s. 8rf.
William Tempest, gentleman, to the chamber of Mr. Baylyf
and Mr. Farington; fine, 13s. 4rf. 28 Nov. John Courte,

late of New Inn, third son of Simon Courte of North Pether-
ton, Somerset, gent., generally, by Mr. Andrews, Treasurer;
fine, 408. 9 Feb. William Symmes, gent, late of New

Inn, son and heir of John Symmes of Dayntrey, Northants,
generally, by Thomas Andrews, Treasurer; fine, 408.

At a Parliament holden 11 Feb., 11 Eliz.

Mr. Popham is chosen assistant to Mr. Fletewoode in Lent
next.

Mr. Fletewoode is empowered to call only two to the rank
of *' les Utter Barrestera"

Messrs. Becket, Palmer, Phetyplace, and Gyflford shall attend
at the Cupboard at the next reading.

Messrs. Ross and William Bronkar are appointed to provide
the feast for the Reader.



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Ordered, that there shall be no Lord of Misrule without
special consent of the Masters of the Bench, on pain of 405.

Admissions: — 17 Feb. John Calvert, gent., late of New
Inn, son and heir of Thomas Calvert of Cockeram, Lancashire,
esq., generally, by Mr. Fletewoode, Reader; fine, 40s. 26

Feb. William, son and heir of William Cade, esq., of London,
specially, by Mr. Fletewoode, Reader. 3 April Nicolas

Gislingham to the chamber late Mr. Becke's; fine, 5s.
4 April Christopher Cowley to Mr. Gislingham's chamber ;
fine, 6s. Sd. 26 April. William Garret, gentleman, to
the upper chamber over the gate of the Inn in Mr. Emson's
place. 25 April. John Shurley, gent., to Mr. James Hill's

chamber in Mr. Garret's place ; fine, 20s. 4 May. John,

son and heir of Henry Wynchecomb of Nuberye, Berks,
generally; fine, 40s. 11 May. William Gierke, gent., to

the chamber of Messrs. Andrew Vavasour and William Walter ;
fine, 13s. 4rf. Edward Hext to Mr. Peter Carew's chamber
in his place ; fine, 5s.

At a Parliament holden 20 Hay, 11 Eliz.

A fine of 20s. is imposed on those absent from Mr.
Fletewoode's lecture last Lent, viz. Messrs. Walcott, Barlowe,
jun., Wist, Askworth, Mawdelyn, Felton, Hyde, Norwoode,
Pewe, Knight, Godwyn.

Mr. Sparrye is chosen Reader for Autumn next, and in his
default, successively, Messrs. Sandes, Peter Vavasour, Hartop
Luke Dillon of Ireland, Matthew Smyth, and Gent.

Ordered, that Mr. Walker, who supplied the place of Mr
Brunckar in providing the feast for Mr. Fletewoode, Reader, last
Lent, shall be discharged from the office of Steward in future.

Ordered, that no Reader shall invite to his feast more than
three guests, on pain of 10/. for each guest above three.

The Steward appointed to provide the feast shall invite no
guest, on pain of 51. for each guest.

Ordered, that the cost of the feast shall not exceed 10/.
beyond the contribution of the fellows.

Ordered, that venison shall not be served to the Company
during readings, except on Sunday and Thursday, and only
at dinner ; but the Reader may provide venison for his own
mess if he please.

End of the Parliament.



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Admissions: — 23 May. John Calvert, gent., to the
chamber of Messrs. Robert Calvert and Thomas Canfeld;
fine, 20s. Francis Wetherhed, Second Butler, to the

chamber of Henry Fowke, Steward ; no fine, m consideration
of his good service. 24 May. Thomas Palmer, gentleman,

to the chamber of Messrs. Vachan and Wise; fine, 20s.
18 June. Matthew Shaftoe, gentleman, to Mr. Babthorpe's
chamber; fine, 20s. 20 June. John Head worth, gent.,

to the chamber of Messrs. Baylyff and Farrington; fine,
13s. 4d, 23 June. William Johenes, late of New Inn,
third son of John Johenes of Kenell, Wilts, gent., generally.

At a Parliament holden 27 June, 11 Eliz., A.D. 1560.

As to a petition from Mr. Belle, that in consequence of
bad health he does not expect to be able to study for his
reading next Lent, the Masters of the Bench have determined
that Mr. Gennt, appointed to read this Summer, be deferred
till next Lent, and Mr. Belle till Lent after next.

Confirmation to EUys Hartoppe of his right to the chamber
whereto he was admitted 18 Feb., 1 Marise, with Mr. Adderley.
No person except Francis Jeynkes, lately admitted fellow, shall
be admitted to this chamber during Hartopp's continuance.

Admissions: — 27 June. Jerome Corbet, gent., fellow of
the Utter Bar, to Edmund Wyndsore's chamber, called "lo
Parliament Howse"; fine. 40s. 29 June. Richard Knight,
gent., admitted to Corbet's chamber; fine, 40s. 30 June.

Walter Standley, late of New Inn, second son of Francis
Standley, late of West Bromidge, Staffordshire, gent., generally ;
fine, 40s. 1 June (July ?). Bartholomew Manner, late of

New Inn, second son of John Manner of Poole, Dorset,
gent.; fine, 40s. 2 July. Edward Alleyn, gent., to the

chamber forfeited by William Toker, gent., for not being in
commons one month in a year; fine, 20s. 2 Aug.

William Boughton, late of New Inn, second son of Thomas
Boughton, deceased, late of Little Lawford, Warwickshire,
gent., generally; fine, 40s. 3 Aug. Thomas Leyghe, late
of New Inn, son and heir of William Leyghe of Northam,
Devon, gent., generally; fine, 40s. 19 Jan., 12 Eliz., 1569.

Edward Hexte, gent., to the chamber late of Mr. Hyll, senior ;
fine, 17s. 8d, 20 Jan. Henry Summaster, gent., to the late
Mr. Scroggs' chamber ; fine, 205. 21 Jan. Matthew Dale,



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gent, to the chamber of Messrs. Peter Vavasour and Paul
Umpton; fine, 20$. Richard Hill, gentleman, to the

chamber of Messrs. Gyles and Tompson; fine, 265. 8d.

25 Jan. Thomas Bowyer, gent., to the chamber which was
Mr. Gardyner's; fine, lOs. William Cowper, gent., to the
chamber late of Messrs. Gyles and Tompson; fine, 13s. 4d.
24 Jan. Richard Juxon, gentleman, to the chamber which
was Mr. Robert Chatterton's ; fine, 13*. 4td, 5 Jan. John
Bulbec, gent., to Mr. Wymyngton's chamber ; no fine, because
he will do repairs. Edward Colman, gentleman, to the
chamber of the late Henry Fowke, Steward; fine, 6s. 8d.

26 Jan. Walter Heath, gent., to the chamber late Mr.
Bowyer s ; fine, 20s. Matthew Ewens, gent., at the instance
of Mr. Welch, Justice of the Common Bench, to the chamber
late Mr. Richard Palmer's; fine, 20s. John Bartlam, gent.,
to the chamber of Messrs. Richard Vaughan and Thomas
Palmer, in expectancy; fine, 20s.

At a Parliament holden 27 Jan., 12 Eliz,, 1560.

Mr. Sparry is fined 5/. for not reading in Autumn.

Other Fines: — Mr. Sandes for the same cause, 101.
Mr. Peter Vavasour for the same, 10/. Mr. Luke Dillon,
131, 6s. 8d. Mr. Hartopp for the same cause, 5/. Mr.
Matthew Smyth, 8/.

Ordered, that every Master of " le Utter Barre " shall pay
for his admission to chambers what fine the Treasurer pleases
to impose.

Master Bavande, lately Under Treasurer, shall be discharged
of all arrears of chamber rent now due.

Masters Farewell and Ashecombe, of the Inner Bar, shall
each pay 3s. id. because " le Mote " this term was missed by
their carelessness. They were ready, but they did not request
the Masters of the Bench to assist at the moot when they
left the Hall.

Admissions : — Mr. Inckpen, of the Utter Bar, to the chamber
of Messrs. George Mordaunt and John Peter ; fine, 40s. 28

Jan., 1569. Fanus Beacher to Mr. Smythe's chamber; fine, 20s.
2 Feb. John Pajmter, gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Banister
and Preston, gents. ; fine, 20s. 29 Jan. Richard Cooke, gent.,
to the chamber of Messrs. Paget and Paynter; fine, 13s. 4d.
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Elmeley, Worcestershire, esq., generally, by Mr. Andrewes,
Treasurer; fine, 26s. 8d. 29 Jan. William Savage, gent.,
to Mr. Leonard Babthorpe's chamber; fine, 20^. 4 Feb.

John Woode, gent., late of New Inn, second son of Alan Woode
of Snodlande, Kent, generally, by Mr. Andrews, Treasurer ; fine,
40s. 15 April. George Trenchard, gent., late of New Inn,

son and heir of Thomas Trenchard, esq., deceased, late of
Walton, Dorset, generally, by Mr. Andrewes, Treasurer; fine,
40s. George Trenchard to the chamber late belonging

to Mr. Agmoundisham ; fine, 20s. 6 May. Robert Napper,

gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Bates and Orrindge ; fine, 20s.
30 April. Thomas Leyghe, gent., to the chamber late
Mr. Matthew Shaftowe's; fine, 135. 4d.

At a Parliament holden 5 May, 12 Eliz.

Master Phetiplace, esq., was chosen Reader for next
Autumn.

Ordered, that on admission, those who have resided for one
year in an Inn belonging to this Inn, shall pay 20s.; those
who have resided in another Inn, 40s. ; those who have resided
in no Inn of Chancery, 53s. 4rf., notwithstanding the order
made 2 June, 10 Eliz. {See p. 164.)

Ordered, that any Masters lending money to the use of the
Inn, or being surety for any money lent for building the new
Hall, shall be repaid with the first money coming to the Hall,
in order of date.

The following Masters of " le Utter Barre " are fined 3s. 4rf.
each for absence from this Parliament, viz. Messrs. Periam,
Corbett, Archer, Fenner, Tyffyn, Boys.

9 June. Henry Delespronge, for good service, is admitted
as Third Butler.

Admissions : — 6 May. Timothy Johnson, late of New Inn,
second son of Paul Johnson, gent., of Fordwich, Kent,
generally, by Mr. Andrews; fine, 20s. 15 Feb., 12 Eliz.

William Ashecombe, gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Watkis
and Wood; fine, 13s. 4rf. 7 May. John Marston, gent.,

late of New Inn, third son of Ralf Marston of Hayton,
Shropshire, generally, by Mr. Andrews, Treasurer; fine, 20s.
8 May. Edward Rede, gent., son and heir of William Rede
of the Middle Temple, esq., generally, by Mr. Andrews,
Treasurer; fine, 53s. id. He is also admitted to his father's



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chamber. 10 May. William Spatchehurst, gent., to Mr.

Kirles chamber; fine, 165. Sd. 25 May. John Saville,

gent., to the chamber of Messrs. Pickering and Tusser; fine,
135. M. 27 May. John Wodde, gent., to Mr. Saville's

chamber; fine, 10s. Edward Shurley, gent., late of

Clement s Inne, third son of Edward Shurley, late of IflSlde,
Sussex; fine, 40s. Also to his brother's chamber; fine, 20s.
2 June. Thomas Kyghtley, gent., son and heir-apparent of
Thomas Kyghtley of London, merchant, generally, by Mr.
Andrews, Treasurer; fine, 53s. 4d. 15 June. Samuel

Dowle of Ashford, Kent, gent., of New Inn, generally; fine,
20s.

At a Parliament holden 17 June, 12 Eliz., 1570.

Mr. Fleetewood is chosen assistant to Mr. George Phetiplace,
Header, next Autumn.

Mr. Phetiplace is empowered to choose two Utter Barristers.

Mr. Phetiplace is empowered to bring in thirty bucks during
his reading.

Mr. Phetiplace shall invite only three guests to the feast
for his reading.

Mr. Malthus and Mr. Gibbes (corrected from Peter) shall
provide the feast.

Admissions: — Richard Inckpen to the chamber of Messrs.
George Mordant and John Peter; fine. 40s. Antony Kyrle
to Mr. Inckpen's chamber ; fine, 26s. 8rf., from which he was re-
leased, having surrendered his title before entry. 28 Oct.
Robert Brigges, gent., to the chamber of Mr. Halleswell,
deceased; fine, 20s. 1 Nov. Nicolas Gislingham, gent.,

to the chamber late of Messrs. Canfilde and John Calverte;
fine, 6s. Sd. only, having left another chamber. 2 Nov.

Walter Standley, gent., to the chamber late Mr. Gislingham's ;
fine, 10s. 3 Nov. William Greaves, gent., to the chamber

late Mr. Prychards, deceased; fine, 16s. 8d,

At a Parliament holden 3 Nov., 12 Ellz., 1570.

Mr. Merburie is chosen Steward for Christmas next, and
in default, successively, Messrs. Gardiner, Acton, T. Morgan,
sen., T. Morgan, jun., Becket, Phetiplace.

No empty chamber shall be filled by the Treasurer before
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out of term, so that every Master of " le Utter Barre *' may
have choice thereof.

Ordered, that Mr. Wrenche, Under Treasurer, shall render an
account before Hilary term. Mr. Chambers, Master of the Bench,
and Mr. Becke, Master of " le Utter Barre," shall be auditors.

The Treasurer received from Robert Dennys of Devon, knt.,
51. for the new Hall, and from Hugh Trevanion of Cornwall,
esq., 40s.

It having been foimd that Mr. Snagge, one of the Masters
of " le Utter Barre," used English in a suit in the Guildhall
before the Chief Justice against Mr. Fleetewoode, it is ordered
by the Masters of the Bench that Snagge shall not be in
commons till the Parliament after Candlemas, and tneanwhile
shall keep away from his chamber until they decide whether
he shall be expelled.

Admissions: — 4 Nov. Edmund, son and heir of John
Bucknam, late of Corned, Suflfolk, esq., deceased, generally;
fine, 538. 4rf. John Elmes, late of New Inn, son and heir
of Edmund Elmes of Litleforde, Northants, esq., by Mr. Andrews,
Treasurer; fine, 205. 8 Nov. John Scawen, gent., to a cham-
ber late Mr. Robert Browne's; fine, 108.{evacic€Uur). 9 Nov.
David Williams, gent., to the chamber late Mr. Blunden's;
fine, 105. 11 Nov. William Denton, gent., late of New

Inn, second son of John Denton of Ambresden, Oxon., esq.,
generally, by Mr. Andrews, Treasurer; fine, 20^. Eusebius
Isham, gentleman, late of New Inn, son and heir of George
Isham, late of Bramston, Northanta, gent., deceased, by Mr.
Andrewe, Treasurer ; fine, 20s. George Pulton, gent., late of
New Inn, son and heir of Giles Pulton, late of Desbroughe,
Northants, gent., generally, by Mr. Andrews, Treasurer ; fine,
20s. Leonard Barker, gent., late of New Inn, only son of
Leonard Barker, late of London, merchant, generally, by Mr.



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