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Christopher Kendall, late of Clementes Inne, gent., generally ;
no fine. • 4 Nov. Mr. Robert Rochforte, late of Fumivalles
Inne, gent., son and heir of Christopher Rochfort of Kilbred,
Ireland, generally ; fine, 30s. Bound with Mr. Tempest. 29
Nov., 20 Eliz. Mr. John Dodridge, late of New Inn, gent.,

eldest son of Dodridge of Bastaple, Devon, generally;

fine, 20s. Also admitted to Mr. Butte's chamber in place
of Mr. Garrawaye, deceased; fine, 3/. 20 Nov. Mr.

Thomas Johnson, gent., of Lambourne Souston, Herts, generally;
fine, 53s. Ad.



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At a Parliament holden 26 Nov., 20 Eliz.

Mr. Hemerford shall be chosen Reader in next Lent with
assent of Mr. Morryes, who should read first by his continuance,
on condition that he always keeps his antiquity.

The feast of Christmas shall be solemnised and commons
continued until next term. A cartload of coals and 40$. for
the minstrels shall be allowed to those remaining.

The following vacationers are fined 20«. each for absence
from Mr. Bowier's reading, viz. Messrs. Dudley, Dirdo, Bam-
fild, Lane, Thomehull, Welsh. Dale, Lewknor, Pollard. {Three
names are blotted out, one of which is Ashjield.)

Pensions shall be continued at the present rate until the
end of Michaelmas term next.

Mr. Fenner has called to '* le Utter Barre," Messrs. Marston,
Cavel, Semester, Stampe, Tanfeld, White, and .

Mr. Tiffine is fined 3/. 6s. 8d. for not reading last Autumn,

Mr. Slade is fined 5/.

Mr. Thomas Morgan is fined 6/. 13s. id.

Messrs. James and John Brett, Alexander Uammon, and
George Frankline have built two separate chambers over Mr.
Fourde's office, viz. on the site and over the walls of the old
Hall, whereof one is assigned to Hammon and Franklin, and
the upper one with a gallery (gallaria) to the Bretts. The
same terms are granted to them as to John Marston, etc., on
p. 216.

Similar grant to Messrs. Bluet and Jule, who have built
two chambers under a gallery in '* le Vyneyeard,*' lately built
by Mr. Archer.

Henceforth all Masters of the Bench, as well Readers as
others, shall have their bedchambers {cuUculum) to themselves
for life.

Admissions : — 9 Dec, 1577. Mr. Richard, third son of John
Evelighe of Otrey, Devon, esq., generally; fine, 53s. 4d. Bound
with Mr. George Evelighe, his brother. Antony, son and

heir-apparent of Mr. Garland of , Suffolk, generally.

Bound with Mr. George Franklin and Alexander Hammon.
1 Feb. Mr. Francis, son and heir-apparent of Thomas Boynton,
knt., of Worcestershire, specially; fine, 4/. Bound with Mr.
Brigges. Also admitted to the chamber of Messrs. Nokes
and Symmes in place of Mr. Bamfilde; fine, 26s. 8rf. Mr.



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Thomas, son and heir of Mr. Nokes of , Berks, gent.,

generally; fine, SOs. Bound with Messrs. Nokes aAd Sunmes.
Also admitted to the chamber of Messrs. Nokes, Symmes, and
Boynton in expectancy of Mr. Reade; fine, 20«. 3 Feb.
Mr. Semer to the chamber of Messrs. Reade and Philpott
in expectancy of them; fine, 20«. 4 Feb. Mr. Francis
Barnard to Mr. Tanfilde's chamber; fine, 3/. Qs. 8d. Mr.
Southcott to Mr. Harper's chamber in place of Mr. Foulke,
deceased ; fine, 305., besides the surrender of his interest in Mr.
Popham's chamber. 6 Feb. Mr. Brustar to Mr. Southcott's
chamber in Mr. Harper s place ; fine, 31. Mr. (Jeorge Page
to Mr. Pyne's chamber in expectancy of Mr. Bramstone ; fine, 3/.
Mr. Barnard to Mr. Tanffilde's chamber in Mr. Agmondyshame's
place; fine, 405. Mr. Leighe to the chamber of Messrs.
Harryes, Brigges, and Courte, in expectancy ; fine, 405.

At a Parliament holden 7 Feb., 20 Eliz.

Mr. Bowyer was chosen Assistant to Mr. Hemerforde, Reader
for this Lent.

Messrs. Morryes, Agmundishame, Mordant, and Boyes are
bound to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Gascoigne, Cracherwode, Seymer, and Reynals are
appointed to provide the Reader's feast.

In future no more than three shall be admitted to the
chamber of Messrs. Nokes, Symes, Boynton, and Nokes, junior.

Grant to Mr. Archer, one of the Masters of the Bench, who
has built a gallery or chamber adjoining the chamber of Mr.
Bell, deceased, of all Mr. Bell's chambers with his new build-
ings, on the usual terms, with power to assign or bequeath
them (saving Mr. Stephen Powell's interest) to any Master of
the Bench or any of the four Ancient Utter Barristers, and to
assign chambers to be in future built by him to any member.

Grant to Mr. Alan Bellengham of eight chambers built by
him at the upper end of the old Hall and above the wall
thereof, adjoining Mr. Fowrde's office, to be occupied by him
and Thomas, James, Henry, Alan, and Robert, his sons, in
survivorship.

Admissions: — 8 Feb. Mr. Erasmus, second son of John
Dredon of Copeshoy, Northants, esq., generally; fine, 535. 4d.

Mr. Barnabas, eldest son of Thomas Lewes of , Somerset,

generally. Bound with Mr. Chaple. 9 Feb. Mr. Humfirey



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Alesope, late of New Inn, gent., generally ; fine, 205. 10 Feb.

Mr. William, son and heir of Sir Pawlet of Winchester,

knt., specially; fine, 51. Also admitted to Mr. Dier's
chamber in his place. Mr. Edward Hungerford, eldest son of

Sir Hungerford of , Dorset, knt., generally; fine,

305. Bound with Mr. Rogers. 11 Feb. Mr. Edward Bray,
late of New Inn, gent., generally; fine, 205. Mr. Thomas
Polwhele, late of New Inn, gent., second son of John Polwhele
of Cornwall, esq., generally; fine, 205. Bound with Messrs.
Geldner and Courtney. Mr. Henry Courtney, late of New Inn,
gent., second son of John Cortney of Lanevet, Cornwall, gent.,
generally ; fine, 205. Bound with Messrs. Geldner and Polwhele.
14 Feb. William Courtney of Powdram, Devon, knt.,
specially. 17 Feb. John Fowkes, late of New Inn, gent.,

generally; tine, 205. 22 Feb. Mr. Edward Vowell, late of

New Inn, gent., second son of Vowel of , Devon,

generally; fine, 205. 29 March, 1578. Mr. Henry, son and

heir-apparent of Sir Bartley, knt., specially; fine, 4Z.

Boimd with Mr. WilUam Combes. 5 April. Mr. Francis
Harries, late of Clementes Inne, gent., second son of John
Harries of Abbashiches, Hants, generally ; fine, 305. 13 April.
Mr. George Prowse, late of New Inn, gent., fifth son of John
Prowse of Tyverton, Devon, generally; fine, 205. Bound with
Mr. Dodridge. {Struck out, " quia nunquam solutus est") Mr.
John Langford, late of New Inn, gent., son and heir of Mr.

Langford of , Devon, generally ; fine, 205. Mr. Erasmus

Dredon to the chamber of Messrs. Isham and Barker with
Mr. Paget in expectancy of Mr. Antony Dredon, his brother ;
fine, 3/. 15 April. Mr. Lewis, fourth son of John Ash-

combe of Leyford, Berks, gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound
with Messrs. William Combes and Richard Daston. 18 April.
Mr. John, son and heir of John Mejrntone of Batcombe, Dorset,
gent., generally. Bound with Mr. Browne. Mr. John Rosse,
late of Davides Inn, gent., son and heir of Nicolas Rosse of
Shepenbeachamp, Spmerset, generally; fine, 305. Bound with
Messrs. Northover and Bragge. 20 April. Mr. Roger, fourth
son of John Gooday of Braintre, Essex, specially. Bound with
Messrs. Winterflodde and Edmund Combes. Mr. Crumpton, jun.,
to the chamber of Mr. Crumpton of the Bench, in expectancy.
22 April. Mr. Collier to the chamber of Mr. Tanfild and Mr.
Barnarde in Mr. Fenner's place; fine, 3/. 24 April. Mr.



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John Frankline to the chamber of Messrs, FrankUne and
Bendles in expectancy of Mr. Bendles; fine, 20^. 26 April.
Mr. Spatchust to the chamber of Messrs. Dirdo and Colthurst
in expectancy of Mr. Dirdo ; fine, 33s. 4rf. Mr. Dirdo to the
chamber of Messrs. Bray and Huddey ; fine, 53s. 4rf, 1 May.
Mr. Alesope to the chamber of Messrs. Spencer and Scarre.
Messrs. William Woode and Henry Geldnore to the two outer
and lower chambers nearest the gallery, built by Mr. Tusser
on the site of the old kitchen, with his consent, by a bill signed
by him, which is in Mr. Woode's hands. 3 May, 1578. Mr.
Richard Browke of Stutton, Suffolk, gent., specially; fine, 4/.
Bound with Mr. Buttes. Also admitted to the chamber of
Messrs. Buttes and Dodridge in Mr. Buttes' place, in expectancy;
fine, 20s. 6 May. Mr. Colthurste to Mr. Dorrington's

chamber in his place; fine, 53s. 4d. 7 May. Mr.

Whittingham to Mr. Napper's chamber in place of Mr. Pagett ;
fine, 40s. Mr. Lewes to Mr. Chaple's chamber in Mr.

Gosnolde's place, in expectancy; fine, 26s. 8rf. 10 May. Mr.
Rogers to Mr. Evans' chamber in place of Mr. Stephens, deceased ;
fine, 40s. 12 May. Mr. Heslertone to Mr. Spencer's

chamber, in expectancy; fine, 13s. 4d Mr. Garland to Mr.
Tonge's chamber in Mr. Spatchurst's place on his surrender.

At a Parliament holden 14 May, 20 Eliz.

Mr. Morryes was chosen Reader for next Autumn.

The following vacationers are fined 20s. each for absence
from Mr. Hemerford's reading in last Lent, viz. Messrs.
Brustar, Ashfilde, Bamfilld, Thomehull, Box, Wrothe.

Wattes, the Gardener, shall have 5Z. a year for wages.

The minstrels shall have 20s. besides their salary.

Coram shall be licenced to depart without any contribution,
reward, or testimonial of the continuance of his pension in the
time of his silence and not preaching. English.

As Mr. Stone has purged himself of articles of accusation
exhibited against him before the High Commissioners, he
shall be received again into the Fellowship of the House and
called to the Bar at the next call. English.

Mr. Vowell, jun., and Mr. Polwhele shall be expelled for
divers contumacies.

Grant for life on the usual terms to Messrs. Hext, Corbet,



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and Basterd of nine separate chambers buUt by them on the
walls of Lord Windsor's chamber.

Admissions : — Mr. Hannam to Mr. Popham's chamber at his
request; no fine, because he surrendered his own chamber.

16 May. Mr. William Wiseman, son and heir of ,

Essex, esq., generally; tine, 30s. Mr. Thomas Wiseman,

second son of the same, generally; fine, 30s. 12 June.

Mr. George, son of Walter Whitall of Loxwich, Staffordshire,
gent., late of Clementes Inne, generally; fine, 30s. Bound
with Messrs. Howrde and Stone. Mr. Thomas Crumpton
to the chamber of Mr. Crumpton, one of the Masters of the
Bench, in Mr. Unton's place ; no fine.

At a Parliament holden 18 June, 20 Eliz.

Mr. Hemerford was appointed Assistant to Mr. Morrys,
Reader for next Autumn.

Messrs. Agmundisham, Mordant, Boywyes, and Gascoigne
are bound to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Bray, Northover, Mychell, and Newman are appointed
to provide the Reader's feast.

Every Summer Reader shall be allowed for every week
during his reading towards the baking of his venison half a
quarter of meal, and for the half week after the same rate,
" and the same to be equally cast in commons." English,

The orders made in Easter term, 19 Eliz., for the payment
of the arrears of commons and other duties, shall be executed
forthwith with all extremity by the Treasurer. English

Mr. Wagstaffe, for the recovery of money due to him for
commons while Steward, shall have licence to put in suit all
bonds to the Treasurer. English,

Admissions: — 25 June, 1578. Mr. Thomas Shawe, late of
New Inn, gent., eldest son of Thomas Shawe of North Col-
lingham, Notts, gent., generally; 20s. 2 Aug. William

Serjant, eldest son of Marion, wife of William Fietwode, Re-
corder of London, generally; fine, 30s. Mr. Thomas, third
son of Edward Stephens of Horsely, Gloucestershire, gent.,
late of New Inn, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr.
Richard Stephens and Robert Moyle. Mr. George Wright-
ington, late of Lyons Inne, gent, second son of Alexander
Wrightington of Enffilde, Middlesex; generally; fine, 30s.
Bound with Mr. John Jule. 2 Oct. Mr. William Bowren



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of Chesterton, StaflTordshire, gent., late of New Inn, generally ;
fine, 205. Bound with Messrs. Henry Geldner and Henry
Courtney. 17 Nov., 21 Eliz. Mr. Almoyne to Mr. Caple's

chamber in place of Henry Delasprunne, deceased ; fine, 40s.
19 Nov. Mr. Chapman to the chamber of Mr. Boyes, sen., in

place of Mr. Boyes, jun. ; fine, . Mr. John Hothan of

Scarborough, Yorks, esq., specially; no fine. 20 Nov. Mr.
Winterflud to Mr. TifFen's chamber in place of Alan Hamme,
deceased ; fine, 5/. Mr. William Basterde, late of Lyons Inne,
third son of John Basterde of West Allenton, Devon, generally ;
fine, 30s. Bound with Mr. William Coplestone. 20 Nov.,

21 Eliz. Mr. Chapman to Mr. Bowyers chamber on surrender
by Mr. Bowier, jun. ; tine, 40s. Mr. William Browne, late

of New Inn, gent., son of Mr. Browne of , generally;

fine, 20s. Mr. William, second son of William Heme of
Tibleham, Norfolk, gent., generally ; fine, 40s. Mr. Stephen,
eldest son of George Kensham of Temsford, Bedfordshire, esq.,

generally; fine, . Bound with Messrs. William and

Thomas Wiseman. 20 Jan. Mr. Richard Eangswell, late
of Lyons Inne, second son of Stephen Kinswell of Shalldon,
Hants, specially; fine, 4Z. Bound with Mr. Northover. 25

Jan. Mr. William Arrondle of Sheffeld, Hants, esq., gene-
rally; fine, 50s. Bound with Mr. Rosier. 27 Jan. Mr.
Richard Malthus, late of Lyons Inne, son and heir of John
Malthus of Bynffilde, Berks, specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Mr.
Thomas Noke. 2 8 Jan. Mr. Henry Bowier, late of Clementes
Inne, eldest son of Henry Bowier of Cuckfilde, Sussex, esq.,
generally; fine, 30s. Bound with Messrs. Stampe and Ryvers.

29 Jan. Mr. Francis, eldest son of Nicolas Ruttland of Micham,
Surrey, esq., generally; fine, 33s. M, Bound with Mr. Hed-
worth. Mr. Philip, second son of John Newcourt of Pickwell,
Devon, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr. William
Gibbes. 29 Jan., 21 Eliz., 1578. Mr. William Cuttes, late
of New Inn, gent., second son of Richard Cuttes of Debden,
Essex, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr. William Birde.

30 Jan. Mr. John Dormer to Mr. Fletewode's chamber in
expectancy of Mr. Higford; fine, 26s. 8d, Mr. Northover, by
demise from Mr. Hext, to the inner of the two lower chambers
built by him adjoining the chamber of Mr. Amerydethe, now
Treasurer, according to ..the Act of 14 May, 20 Eliz. Mr.
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of the way leading to all his buildings, next to Mr. Tnsser's
new buildings, according to the same Act. Mr, Hungerforde
to Mr. Alexander Pymme's chamber on surrender by Timothy
Pymme, on condition of building; fine, 10s» 1 Feb. Mr.
William Jones to Mr. Cowper s chamber in place of Mr.
Winterfflowde; fine, 26s. 8d. 2 Feb. Mr. Richard Kings-
well to Mr. Godwyn's chamber on surrender by Mr. North-
over; fine, 405. Mr. Thomas Bowles to Mr. Neweman's
chamber in place of Mr. George Carew; fine, 30«. Mr.
Mors to the chamber of Messrs. Heddeworthe and Ingraham
in expectancy of the latter; fine, 20s. Mr. Andrew Colt-
hirst, late of New Inn, gent., third son of Matthew Colthirst
of Warder, Wilts, generally; fine, 20s.

At a Parliament holden 9 Feb., 21 Eliz., 1578.

Mr. Crumpton is chosen Reader for next Lent.

Mr, Morryes is chosen his Assistant.

Messrs. Agmundisham, Mordant, Boyes, and Gascoigne are
to stand at the Cupboard.''^

Messrs. Savell, Alexander Pymme, Huddeye, and Ryves,
jim., 8tre appointed to provide the Reader s feast.

Mr. Miles Sandes shall have a voice with the Readers in
Parliament and elsewhere.

Mr. Snagge is put out of commons for insolence to Mr.
Smythe, one of the Masters of the Bench.

Mr. Chatterton shall be preacher in the Church of the Fel-
lowship, with a salary of 20Z. per annum, as Coranus, late Reader,
had. The Masters and Fellows of the Inner Temple agree.

Messrs. Bowyer and Pagett shall be Auditors of the accounts
of Mr. Ameridethe, Treasurer,

During Mr. Crumpton's reading Messrs. Combes, sen.,
John Combes, Hall, Spatchust, Phillips, jxm., Stone, sen.,
Huddey, and Stone, jun., were called to the degree of "la
Utter Barre."

Admissions: — Mr. John Bull by demise of Mr. Richard
Greye, administrator of the will of James Brett, deceased,
to the upper chamber built by Brett and others over the
walls of the old Hall, in accordance with the Act of 26 Nov.,

1577. 9 Feb. Mr Addey, late of New Inn, gent.,

son of Nicolas Addey of Reinan, Kent, generally; fine, 20s.

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Bound with Mr. William Browne. Mr. Ameridethe,

Treasurer, to Mr. Hannam's chamber in his place; to hold
it alone for life, and not to lose it for any cause. 12 Feb.,

1578. Mr. John, eldest son of Barnard Drake of Moimte-
drake, Devon, esq., generally ; fine, 305. Bound with Mr.
John Pollard. Mr. Lewis Pollard, late of CliflTordes Inne,

gent., second son of Lewis PoUarde of Kingsnympton, Devon,
esq., generally; fine, 305. Bound with Mr. John Pollard.
Mr. John Pollard, late of Clementes Inne, gent., fourth son
of Richard Pollard of Hiewood, Devon, esq., generally;
fine, 305. Bound with Mr. Lewis Pollard. Mr. Richard

Drake, esq., of Middlesex, specially; no fine. 13 Feb.

Mr. John Jermye, late of Cliffordes Inne, gent., second son
of Robert Jermye of Antingham, Norfolk, gent., generally;
fine, 305. Bound with Mr. John Kempe. 18 Feb. Mr.

Thomas Chalffont, late of New Inn, gent., eldest son of Thomas
Chalfont of Alisbere, Bucks, gent, generally ; fine, 205. Bound
with Mr. James Orrenge. 7 March. Mr. George Dredon,

late of Furnivals Inne, gent., second son of John Dredon of
Caners Ash[by], Northants, esq., generally; fine, 305. Bound
with Messrs. Thomas Pagett and Erasmus Dredon. Mr.

Richard Vawdrey, late of Clementes Inne, gent., fourth son of
Robert Vawdrey of Reddinges, Cheshire, esq., generally ; fine,
305. Bound with Messrs. Marven and Bowghton. Mr. Roger
Browne, late of Clementes Inne, gent., eldest son of Antony
Browne of Fletestrete, London, gent., generally; fine, 305.
Bound with Mr. Snagge. 8 March. Mr. Laurence Pavey,

late of New Inn, gent., eldest son of John Pavey of London,
generally; fine, 205. Bound with Mr. Spatchurste. Mr.

William Coxe to Lord Windsore^s chambers at the instance
of Mr. Dale, one of the Masters of the Bench. "^ Mr. Rutt-

land to Mr. Hedworthe's chamber in expectancy of Mr. Mors ;
fine, 135. 4rf. 14 March. Mr. Chalffont to Mr. Garlande's

chamber on surrender by Mr. Tonge. 16 March. Mr. Lee

to the chamber of Messrs. Caple and Almon in expectancy of
the former; fine, 305. 30 April, 1579. Mr. William,
eldest son of Richard Jessett of Broi«ehall, Worcestershire,

gent., generally ; .fine, . Bound with Mr. William Combes.

1 May. Mr. Richard, fourth son of Mr. John BuUer of

* Struck out, and a note added in the margin : Revocatur per Parlia-
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Skyllisdone(?), Somerset, esq., generally ; fine, . Bound

with Mr. John Buller. 12 May. Mr. Broughton to the

chamber of Messrs. Cradocke and Bussey in expectancy of the
latter ; no fine, because he is admitted at Mr. Rosse's instance.
Mr. Ingraham, jun., to the chamber of Messrs. Stone and
Walrond in place of the latter; no fine, because of his
expense in building. 22 May. Mr. Ralf, eldest son of

William Stawell of , Cornwall, generally; fine, 40s.

Bound with Mr. Dier. Also admitted to the chamber of
Messrs. Dier and Gibbes in place of the latter; fine, 20s.
Mr. Tonge to the chamber of Messrs. Farwell and Leighe
in expectancy of Mr. Leighe; fine, 40«. 12 May. Mr.

William, eldest son of Thomas Ruswell of Dunkerton, Somer-
set, esq., generally; fine, 30s. Mr. Richard, eldest son of
Richard Knatchbull of Mersham, Kent, generally; fine, 30s.
Bound with Messrs. Hall and Chapman. 14 May."^ Mr.

William Curteis, late of Clementes Inne, third son of Griflin
Curties of Enbome, Berks, esq., specially; fine, 4:1, Bound
with Messrs. Thomas Nokes and Brian Braughton. 15 May.*
Mr. George, second son of James Archbold of Baldoyle,
in the county of Dewlyn, Ireland, generally; fine, 30s.
Bound with Messrs. Alexander Hammonde and Antony Gar-
land. Mr. John Seintlow of Staimton, Somerset, late of

New Inn, gent., generally; fine, .* 26 May. Mr.

Gervaise EUowes, late of New Inn, gent., eldest son of John
EUowes of Askham, Notts, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound
with Mr. Gervaise Lee. Mr. John Games, late of Staple
Inne, gent., son and heir of Amerideth Games of Breknock,
generally; fine, 30s. 15 May. Mr. Francis, son and heir

of Henry Browne of Rodwinter Graunge, Essex, specially;
fine, 3L 23 May, 21 Eliz., 1579. Mr. Robert Strowde,
late of New Inn, gent., son and heir of John Strowde of
Parkham, Dorset, generally; fine, 20s. 28 May. Mr.

William Mason, late of Staple Inne, gent., specially ; fine, .

Mr. Knatchbull to the chamber of Messrs. Frank Bowm and
Stockwode in place of the latter; fine, 30s.

At a Parliament holden 28 May, 21 Eliz.

Mr. Agmundisham was chosen Reader for next Autumn.

All who owe money to the Steward for commons shall pay

* These entries are repeated. In the second entry, Mr. George Archbold
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it by next Sunday night on pain of forfeiting their chambers
and being put out of commons, though paying for them, imtil
the debt is paid.

The pensions shall be continued as at present till the end of
next term, and penalties for non-payment rigorously enforced.

Mr. Stone, jun., shall be examined by Messrs. Gent, Crump-
ton, and Morryes for his continuance, learning exercise, honesty,
and other demeanours, and on report thereof to the Masters
of the Bench, '' they, thinking mete, shall disgrade the same
Mr. Stone from the Barre." English.

Admissions: — 1 June, 21 Eliz. Mr. Richard Perell, late of
New Inn, gent., son and heir of Richard Perell of Here-
ford,* generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr. Henry Bluett.
2 Jime. Messrs. William and Francis Tate, sons and heirs of
Bartholomew Tate of Coventry, and late of Staple Inne, gents.,
generally; fine, 3/. Bound with Mr. Robert Tanfilde and
each other. 4 June. Mr. William Wyet, late of New Inn,
gent., son and heir of Ralf Wyet of Worcester, generally ; fine,
205. Bound with Mr. Henry Evett. Mr. Perell to the
chamber of Messrs. Dormer and Fletwode on- surrender by the

latter ; fine, . 5 June, 1579. Mr. George Morgan, late

of Staples Inne, gent, second son of William Morgan of Lan-
temam, Monmouthshire, esq., generally; fine, 30s. Bound
with his father and Mr. Boules. Mr. Degory Hender, late
of New Inn, gent., fourth son of William Hender of Botriaux
Castell, Cornwall, gent, generally ; fine, 20s. Mr. Tonge to
the chamber of Messrs. Farwell and Leighe in expectancy of
the latter ; fine, 40s. 6 June. Mr. Degory Hender to the
chamber of Messrs. Browke and Dodridge in expectancy of the
latter; tine, 10s. Mr. Gravener to the chamber of Messrs.
Cradock and Broughton in expectancy of the latter; fine, 20s.
Mr. George Morgan to the chamber of Messrs. Mordant and
Digbie in place of the latter; fine, 40s. Mr. Cuttes to the
chamber of Messrs. Tanfild, Bamarde, and Collier on surrender
by Mr. Collier; fine, 35s.

At a Parliament holden 6 June, 21 Eliz.

Mr. Crumpton is chosen Assistant to Mr. Agmimdisham,
Reader for next Autumn.

Messrs. Boyes, Mordant, Gascoigne, and Snagge are bound to
stand at the Cupboard at the next reading.

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Messrs. Alley, Sherley, Bellingham, and Southcott are
appointed to provide the Reader's feast.

Each fellow shall pay 20d. each term.

Mr. Snagge shall be received into commons on condition
of behaving quietly and moderately.

The four Stewards appointed for any reading shall pay five
marks each to the Reader before the feast day, and shall not
bid any guests, but refer the same to the Reader.* English.

The Masters of the Bench have deferred their determination
of Mr. Stone's degradation to next term. English,

No one shall be called to the degree of " la Utter Barre "
unless found sufficient in all respects.

The Treasurer is allowed to let to Emanuel Mansell the
house adjoining the gate of the Middle Temple on the right,
now in the tenure of Florence Bellows, widow, and used by
her as a kitchen, with a garret and a cellar, for twenty-four
years after her death, at a rent of 13s. 4rf.

Admissions: — 11 June, 1579. Mr. Henry Vinar, late of
Clyffordes Inne, gent., son and heir of Henry Vynar of London,



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