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Admissions: — 30 June, 1587. Mr. Michael Feldinge to the
chamber of Messrs. Knight and Hayes in place of the former ;
fine, U, Mr. John Dodridge to one of the chambers built
by Mr.Hext with Mr. George Dredon in place of Mr. Thomas
Bewsham, deceased; no fine. 10 July. Mr. Lewis, second

son of Edward Ameredeth of Slapton, Devon, esq., specially ;
no fine, because his father is a Master of the Bench. Bound
with his father. 10 Aug. Mr. John, son and heir-apparent

of John Farre of Exworth, Lincolnshire, gent, and late of
CliflFordes Inne, gent, generally; fine, 40«. Bound with
Messrs. Harvey and Crispe. By Mr. Johnson, Reader.
12 Aug. Mr. William, son and heir-apparent of Hugh
Whetcombe of Sherboume, Dorset, gent, generally; fine,
40fi. Boimd with Messrs. Vowell and Phelpes. 10 Oct.
Mr. George, son and heir-apparent of William Onslowe of
Littell Saint Bartholamew, London, gent., generally; fine, 53s. 4rf.
Bound with . 15 Oct. Mr. Charles, son and heir-
apparent of Charles Walcott of Walcott, Shropshire, esq., and
late of New Inn, gent., generally ; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr.
Blimden. 16 Oct Mr. Roger, son and heir-apparent of
Robert Burgoyne of Wroxall, Warwickshire, esq., generally ;
fine, 405. Boimd with Mr. Amias. Mr. Robert, second
son of Robert Jacob of Bockharapton, Dorset, gent., and late
of New Inn, gent, generally; fine, 20s. 19 Oct. Mr.

Snygge to the chamber of Messrs. Ewans and John Rogers on
Mr. Ewan's surrender ; fine, 3/. 6s. 8d. Mr. Ewans to the
chamber of Messrs. Ayshe and Boughten on Mr. Ayshe's death ;
fine, 3^. 6s. 8rf. Mr. Harvie to the chamber of Messrs.
Hayes and Fildinge in place of Mr. Hayes; fine, 3/. 6s. 8rf.
21 Oct. Mr. William, son and heir of Edmund Rygges of
Stragley Park, Lincolnshire, esq., generally; fine, 3Z., whereof
40s. is allowed to Mr. Rosse for wine, because he is under Mr.

Rosse's guardianship. Bound with Messrs. Kendall and .

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and heir of John Hollister of Henbury, Gloucestershire, gent.,
generally ; fine, 405. Bound with Messrs. Orrenge and Snygge.

25 Nov. Mr, Robert, son and heir of Thomas Calton of
London, gent, specially; fine, 5^. Bound with Messrs. Mass-
ham and . Also to the chamber of Messrs. Thomas

Popham and Masham on surrender by the latter; fine, 20s.

26 Oct. Mr. John, second son of John Colpeper of Wigsell,
Sussex, esq., and late of New Inn, gent., generally; fine, 205.
Bound with his brother and Thomas Edolphe. Mr. Richard,
third son of William Hunton of East Knowell, Wilts, gent.,
specially ; fine, 4/. Boxmd with Messrs. Orrenge and Barker.

At a Parliament holden 8 Nov., 29 Eliz., 1587.

Mr. Blage is called to the degree of the Utter Bar.

The following vacationers are fined for absence from Mr.
Johnson's reading last Autumn, viz. : Utter Barristers : Messrs.
Midwinter, Baxter, Franke, Temple, Newborow, Orrenge, Apple-
ton, Amias. [Inner Barristers]: Messrs. Carmine w, Kirton,Tusser,
Oseley, WoUacombe, Kirle, S tanden, Bossevile, Clay broke, Kendall,
Samewell, Franklin, T. Willowby, Buishell, Mason, Woodwarde,
Wheteley, Talcarne, Claye, Tytherley,Cottell, Ridgley, Doddinge.

Mr. Rosse shall have his antiquity both in place and voice
according to his admittance, notwithstanding any ordinance
before this made. English.

The admission by Her Majesty's Attorney of Mr. Ewans
into Mr. Ayshe's chamber, being a Bencher's chamber, is
confirmed. English.

Her Majesty's Attorney shall take order to satisfy Mrs.
Taylor, who has petitioned for money due to her late husband.
ETiglish.

. Admissions: — 7 Nov., 1587. Mr. Richard, son and heir-
apparent of William Martin of Exeter, gent., and late of New
Inn, gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound with Messrs. Allin and
William Martin. 11 Nov. Mr. Ralf, son and heir of
Robert Giffes of Hunnington, Warwickshire, esq., deceased,
specially; fine, 3/. 6s. 8d. (Struck out, and marginal note:
non soil.) 14 Nov. Mr. Thomas, son and heir of William
Boys of Denton, Kent, esq., and late of New Inn, gent., specially ;
fine, il. Boxmd with Messrs. Boys of the Bench and Thomas
Boys. 23 Nov. Mr. William Nutte to the chamber of
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535. 4rf. Mr. Roger Burgoyne to a chamber built by Mr.
Hussey over the old Hall, to which Mr. Richard Temple was
lately admitted. 22 Nov. Mr. Nicolas, second son of Henry
Adams of Paterchurche, Pembrokeshire, esq., and late of

Cliflfordes Inne, gent., generally ; fine, . Bound with

Messrs. David Williams and . 24 Nov. Mr. Sawyar

to the chamber of Messrs. Phillipps and Homer in place of
the latter; fine, 40s.

At a Parliament holden 24 Nov., 80 Eliz., 1587.

Mr. Sherley was chosen Reader for next Lent, and Mr.
Harris for Autunm next

The feast of Christmas shall not be solemnly kept. Com-
mons shall be continued till next term. A cartload of coals
and 405. for the minstrels shall be allowed to those who
remain.

William Carter s petition for certain wages as Porter is
referred to the Treasurer. ETiglish.

Mr. George Carre is expelled for making divers matches and
bargains with Mr. Richard Calthorpe, and the latter shall be
out of commons. English.

Admissions: — 26 Nov., 1587. Mr. Richard Heale to the
chamber of Messrs. Evett and Courtney in Mr. Evet's place ;
fine, 405. 27 Nov. Mr. Gente to the chamber of Messrs.

Walter of the Utter Bar and George Carre, expelled ; no fine,
his father being a Master of the Bench. 2 Dec. Mr.

Richard, second son of Edward Crofte of Croft, Hereford-
shire, esq., specially; no fine, because he is grandson to Sir
James Crofte, Comptroller of the Queen's Household and of
the Privy CounciL Bound with Messrs. Rudhall and Hunte,
17 Dec. Richard Martin to one of the chambers built by Mr,
Hussey, lately occupied by Walter Northcott. 22 Dec. Mr.
Robert, third son of John Fisher of Chilton, H!ants, esq., and
late of Clementes Inne, gent., generally ; fine, 405. Bound with
Mr. Becke. 20 Jan., 1587. Mr. Thomas, son and heir-

apparent of Edward Packer of Alston, Gloucestershire, gent.,
and late of New Inn, gent., generally; fine, 20*. Boimd with
Mr. George. 21 Jan. Mr. Richard Connocke to the cham-
ber of Messrs. John Woode and Thomas Coniars in place of
the latter; fine, 30*. 2 Feb. Mr. James Waldron to the
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former ; fine, 205. 3 Feb. Mr. Robert, son and heir-apparent
of Thomas Cotton of Cunnington, Hunts, esq., generally ; fine,
535. 4d Bound with Messrs. Pagit and John Clarke. Mr.

John, son and heir-apparent of John Northcott of Crediton,
Devon, gent, specially; fine, 5/. 7 Feb. Mr. Andrew
Umbervile, late of New Inn, gent., son and heir-apparent of
William Umbervile of Famam, Bucks, gent., generally ; fine,
205. Bound with his father and Edward Cookes. 8 Feb.

Mr. John, son and heir of Mallett of WoUey, Devon,

esq., and late of New Inn, gent., generally; fine, 20s. Mr.
Edmund, second son of Edmund Style of Becknam, Kent, esq.,
and late of New Inn, gent., generally ; fine, 20^. Bound with
Messrs. Franklin and Hammon. 9 Feb. Mr. Robert,

second son of Richard Weden of Pedner, Bucks, gent., and
late of New Inn, gent, generally; fine, 205. Bound with
Messrs. Combes and Umbervile. Mr. Lewis Ameredeth and
Mr. Richard Reynell to the chamber of Mr. Ameredeth of the
Bench by his assent ; no fine, because it is to the chamber of
a Master of the Bench and at his request. 26 Jan. Mr.

Henry, second son of John Wentworth, late of Gosfeild, Essex,
esq., deceased, specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Robert
Gage and Josias Clarke of Grayes Inne.

At a Parliament holden 9 Feb., 30 Eliz., 1587.

Mr. Johnson was caosen Assistant to Mr. Sherley, Reader
for next Lent.

Messrs. Harris, Cradocke, Gybbes, and Snygge are appointed
to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Tanfeld, Hall, Saltonstall, and Withers are appointed
to provide the Reader s feast.

The following vacationers are fined 205. each for their
absence at Christmas, viz. Messrs. Adams, Colpeper, Hol-
lister {egrotabcU), Farre, Ridgley, Cottell, Tiderley, Walwin, Jo.
Strod, jun., Willowby, jun.

Mr. George Carre shall enter into a bond to Messrs. Dale,
Agmimdisham, Boys, and Pagit, chosen arbitrators to deter-
mine all bargains and agreements between Carre and Richard
Calthorpe of the Middle Temple, in such a sum as the arbitra-
tors think meet. Immediately on the delivery of the bond,
Carre shall be restored to the Fellowship with his antiquity
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Mr. Tiisser s petition to have some estate granted to him in his
father s buildings is referred to Her Majesty's Attorney. Eriglish.

On the petition of Margaret, wife of Thomas Clarke, the
Attomey-Greneral licences her *' to use that rome within the rayle
on the ryght hande on the outsyde of the Temple Gate, to use
hyr trade of mendinge stockinges, which wilbe an occatyon to
avoyde the noysome smelles that ys usually in that place by
pissinge ; of which hys consente and licens he willed me to
make an entrye in the Parliament Booke." JSnglish.

Admissions : — 10 Feb., 1587. Mr. John, third son of John
Davis of Tisburie, Wilts, gent., and late of New Inn, gent,
generally; fine, 20^. Bound with Messrs. Lewes and Ray-
noldes. 13 Feb. Mr. Edmimd Morgan to the chamber

of Messrs. Thomas Morgan and Walter Newborow in place
of Mr. Morgan; no fine, because he left another chamber.
Mr, Nelson of the Inner Temple to Mr. Hussey's study, to
which Mr. Foorde was lately admitted, for life. 1 7 Feb.

Mr. Crosse to the chamber of Messrs. Fletewoode and Edmund
Morgan in place of the latter; fine, 40s. 24 Feb. Mr.

Alexander Maynard to the chamber of Messrs. Feildinge and
James Waldron in place of the latter; fine, 20a. Mr. John
Lowe to the chamber of Messrs. Richard Walkaden and Freake
on Mr. Freake's death; fine, 10s, 12 March. Mr. Butcher
to the chamber of Messrs. Alesope and Iseham in place of the

latter; fine, 20s. 13 March. Mr. Robert, son of

Winne of Gueder, , esq., specially ; no fine, by the Trea-
surer's decision. Mr. John Thorowgood for life to a cham-
ber built by Mr. Hussey, to part of which Mr. Robert Davie
is admitted. 25 April, 1588. Mr. Allan, fourth son of
Allan Bellingham of Levens, Westmoreland, esq., generally;
fine, 535. 4d. Bound with Messrs. Savell and James, his
brother. 3 May. Mr. Christopher, son and heir-apparent

of Christopher Crowe of , Norfolk, gent., generally ; no

fine, by consent of the Masters of the Bench. Bound with his
father. Also to the chamber of his father and Stevens, in ex-
pectancy; no fine, by consent of the Masters of the Bench.
Mr. Thomas Raynoldes to a chamber which he had licence to
use with Mr. Kempe until it, with others adjoining, was given
in exchange for certain chambers of the Inner Temple. As
the adjoining chambers are being rebuilt, this cannot be given
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At a Parliament holden 17 Hay, 30 Eliz., 1588.

Mr. Harris was chosen Reader for Autumn next.

The following vacationers are fined 20s. each for absence
from Mr. Sherley's reading : — Utter Barristers : Messrs,
Orrenge and Curtis. Inner Barristers : Messrs. Lewes, Wick-
ham, Withens, Franklin, Moore, Willowbye, Mason, E. Carre,
Edgeocke, Jo. Strode, jun., Harris, Walwin, Tiderleye, Cottell,
Merricke, Farre, Onslowe, Walcott, Adams, Fisher.

Every gentleman shall pay his commons immediately after
he is proclaimed, or else to be out of commons. If he do not
pay at the second proclamation, three weeks after the first, he
shall be expelled, never to be restored. English,

No gentleman shall walk in the town in his cloak after one
admonition, on pain of putting out of commons. If he do not
reform at the second admonition, he shall be dismissed the
Fellowship. English,

Mr. Carre's readmission to his chamber shall be " adnihel-
lated and frustrat," and Mr. Gente, who has been already
admitted thereto, shall have it, English,

William Carter's petition to have the reversion of Madam
Bellowes' house, is referred to the Attorney-General. English.

Mr. Fisher is called to the degree of the Utter Bar by Mr,
Shurley.

Grant to Messrs. Francis Moore and Thomas Crompton in
survivorship of chambers newly built by them on the sites of
the chambers of Mr. Wagstaffe, deceased, John BuUe and
John Horbume, without forfeiture for discontinuance or being
out of commons, with power once in their lives to assign any
part thereof to any fellow of the Inn for life. As Richard
Baldwin, one of the Butlers, will erect the foimdation, he
shall have his present chamber for life, or as long as he is
Butler or fellow. The survivor must take another fellow
into the chamber at his choice.

Admissions: — 20 May. 1588. Mr. Fulnetby to the chamber
of Messrs. Stephen and Henry Vaughan in place of the latter ;
fine, bl, Mr. Plummer to the same chamber in place of
Mr. Stephen Vaughan; fine, hi, 14 June. Mr. Arthur,

son and heir-apparent of Roger Kemis of Bedminster, Somer-
set, gent., and late of New Inn, gent.; generally; fine, 20«.
Bound with Messrs. Snygge and his father. 17 June.



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Mr. Gabriel, fourth son of Lewis Lewes of St. George s,
Glamorganshire, and late of Staple Inne, gent., generally;
fine, 40^ Bound with Messrs. David Williams and Edmund
Morgan.

At a Parliament holden 21 June, 30 Eliz., 1588.

Mr. Sherley was chosen Assistant to Mr. Sherley, Reader
for next Autumn.

Messrs. Cradocke, Gybbes, Snygge, and Williams are ap-
pointed to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Temple, Grafton, Skydmoore, and Banister are ap-
pointed to provide the Reader s feast.

Messrs. Pordage, sen., Pordaige, jun„ Richard Walter,
Richard White, Edward White, Alsope, Doggett, and Syb-
thorpe are expelled " for ther obstinacye in that they beinge
admonished by order from the Benche to communicate at a
certen tyme appointed them in the Temple Church, did not-
withstanding absent themselves and wold not.'' £nglish.

If gentlemen who have licence to assign the right which
they have in any chamber, suflTer others to lie in or use their
chambers without causing the assignment to be entered in the
Parliament Book before the beginning of Michaelmas term,
those who have used the chambers for a year shall, on request
made to the Treasurer, be entered as their assignees, or else
the House to assign. Those refusing to have their assignees
entered, shall be debarred from assigning any other. English.

Readers shall have power to call two of this Fellowship to
the Bar, as has been accustomed, any ordinance to the con-
trary notwithstanding. Moved by Her Majesty's [Attomey-
GeneraJU,* "but I refer ytt to the understanding of my
Masters then present." English.

Vacationers [absent] from Mr. Harris' reading: — Messrs.
Goodwine, Curtis, Farre, Onslow, Burgoin, Fisher, Cotton,
Mallett, and Style. " Of service was absent, viz. Mr. Stile."

Admissions: — 22 June, 1588. Messrs. Alexander Rudhall
and Laurence Hide to the chamber of Messrs. Frank Bowme
and Stockwoode, where Mr. Pordage, sen., lately lay.; fine,
61. 13s. 4cd. No one else shall be admitted thereto,
28 June. Mr. Hussey releases to Mr. Popham for 35/.
six parts of the chambers built by him, now occupied by
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Messrs. Robert Davis, Samuel Barrowe, John Burrage, Richard
Martin, Gregory Isham, and Roger Burgoyn, and the studies of
Messrs. Nelson and Ayleworthe, on condition that his assignees
may have the chambers for their lives. Signed : John Hussey.
6 July. Mr. Francis, son and heir-apparent of Francis Bartie
of Grenewich, Kent, gent, specially, and to the chamber of
Edward Bartie, his brother, and Mountague, in his brothers
place, who is dead; fine, 3/. 6«. 8rf. Bound with Messrs.
Pagit and Mountague. Mr. Watson to the chamber of

Messrs. Alsoppe and Butcher on Mr. Alsoppe s forfeiture ; fine,
40a. Mr. Wincoll to the chamber of Messrs. Dike and

Doggett in place of the latter, it being void by his obstinacy ;
fine, 20s. 16 Aug. Mr. Edward, son and heir-apparent of

Thomas Harris, now Reader, specially, being excused from all
charges and offices except that of Reader, by Thomas Harris,
Reader, Thomas Boyer, and John Agmundisham. Mr. Francis
Tate to the highest chamber of those built by Messrs. Tanfild and
Barnard on the site of Mr. Fenner s chamber. Mr. John Luke
to the middle chamber of the same building. 8 Oct. Mr.
Robert Ayshley, late of New Inn, gent., second son of Antony
Ayshley of Dimeram, Wilts, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound
with his brother. 10 Oct. Mr. George, second son of

Thomas Shurley of Ifefelde, Sussex, esq., generally ; fine, 40«.,
at the request of Mr. Shurley. Bound with Mr. Shurley of
the Bench. Mr. William Bowme to the highest chamber

built by Mr. Belliiyam, in accordance with the order made
21 June, Trinity Term, 30 Eliz. (Marginal note: Respited
by Mr. Popham's order, but confirmed by Mr. Sandes, Trea-
surer.) 28 Oct Messrs. John Adye and William Heame
to the chambers next above those of Messrs. Allan and James
Bellinjam, as their assignees. 11 Oct. Mr. Norton, third
son of Richard Knatchbull of Mersham, Kent, esq., generally ;
fine, 535. 4d. Bound with Mr. HalL Mr. Thomas, fourth
son of the above Richard Knatchbull, generally; fine, 40«.
Bound with Mr. Hall. John, son and heir of John Knatch-
bull of Mersham, Kent, gent., generally ; fine, 53s. 4rf. Bound
with Mr. Hall. Mr. Richard, second son of the above John
Knatchbull, generally; fine, 53s. ^d. Boimd with Mr. Hall
and John, his brother. 25 Oct. Mr. Orrenge to the
chamber of Messrs. Midwinter and Stevens in Mr. Midwinter's
absence; fine, 3/. 19 Oct. Mr. William Hawley to the



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chamber of Messrs. Skydmoore and Bacon in place of the
former and by his assent ; fine, 31. 6«. 8d. Mr. William,
second son of William Grove of Verne, Wilts, esq., gene-
rally; fine, 405. Bound with Messrs. Swayne and Phelpes.
28 Oct. Mr. George Carre to the chamber of Messrs. Carew
and Castillion in place of the former: fine, 205.

At a Parliament holden 25 Oct, 30 Eliz., 1588.

Mr. Agmundisham was chosen Reader for next Lent.

Messrs. Dike and Napper are fined 61. 13s. 4d. each for not
reading.

Messrs. Gybbes, Sygg, and Williams are fined (no sum given)
for non-attendance at the Cupboard.

Every Reader shall henceforth have power to call two
gentlemen to the Bar. English,

Messrs. Symondes, Totthill, and Sybthorpe, sen., are called
to the degree of the Utter Bar by Mr. Harris, Reader.

Mr. Sibthorpe, who was expelled at the last Parliament on
the wrong information of the Butler, is now restored to the
Fellowship and to his antiquity on his petition showing his
detestation of the popish religion. English.

Mr. Richard Walter, who was expelled for not receiving the
communion, shall have conference touching his religion with
Mr. Hoker, and after his certificate had touching his reforma-
tion, and also that he has received the communion, the
Masters of the Bench will resolve for his restitution at the
next Parliament. English.

Sums due by Stewards of Readers* feasts to the Pewterer
for the hire and loss of vessel must be paid, and the parties
names refusing be certified by a Butler to the Bench. English.^

Admissions: — 27 Oct., 1588. Messrs. Nicolas Kempe and
Thomas Raynoldes to the chamber in which they now are, as
well as to a chamber newly built by them ; no fine. The
Attorney-General has agreed with Mr. Kempe that he shall
not forfeit his chambers by discontinuance while he remains
Treasurer, because he dweUs in the city and his health may
not endure the commons of the House. English. 28 Oct
Mr. Thomas Haselrigge to the chamber of Messrs. Gregory
Iseham and Burgoyne in Mr. Iseham's place; fine, 31. 6s. 8d.
28 June. Mr. John Woode, sen., to the chamber of Messrs,
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28 Oct. Messrs. Barrow, Barrage, and Martin to the
middle chamber of Mr. John Hussey's building, Mr. Pop-
ham consented that Mr. Burrage may have his part for
himself alone, and the chamber be for two only. Mr.

William GosnoU to half the chamber where Mr. William
Bowme now lies, as assignee of Mr. Bellinjam, and also into
the study over the gallery, alone. 29 Oct. Mr. Robert,
fifth son of Henry Capell of Little Haddam, Herts, esq.,
generally; fine, 53a. 4d. Bound with Mr. Sherley of the
Bench, 4 Nov. Mr. John, son and heir-apparent of John

Carvell of Barwicke, Northumberland, generally; fine, 53s. 4rf.
7 Nov. Mr. Henry Hide to the chamber of Messrs. Clarke
and Prannell in place of the latter; fine, 40s. Mr, Jacobbe
to the chamber of Messrs. Daston and Henry Hyde in place of
Mr. Hide ; fine, 40s. Mr. Clay to the chamber of Messrs.
Fletwoode and Croftes in place of the former; fine, 3L
Mr. William Fletewoode to the chamber of Messrs. Ferris and
Clay in place of the latter; fine, 20s. 10 Nov. Mr.

Thomas Farewell, late of New Inn, gent., second son of John
Farewell of Holbroke, Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 20s.
Boimd with Mr. S wanton. 14 Nov. Mr. Giles Phelpes to

the chamber of Messrs. Thomas Boyes and Samuel Boyes in
place of the former; fine, 3/. 6s. 8d. Mr. John Fowell to
Mr. Robert Moyle's chamber, with him, by assignation of
Messrs. Sommaster and Moyle. Mr. William Croker to half
a chamber in Sommaster and Moyle s buildings next below
the chamber of Messrs. Antony and John Barker, for life by
assignation of Sommaster and Moyle. Mr. Christopher

Hovenden to a chamber in the same buildings next below
Mr. Orrenge s chamber, for life. Mr. Laurence Swetnam
to half a chamber in the said buildings next below the
chamber of Messrs. Antony and John Barker, for life. Mr.
Thomas Barker to half a chamber in the said buildings next
below Mr. Sommaster s chamber, for life. Mr. Antony
Barker to half a chamber in the same buildings next below
Mr. Moyle's chamber, for life. Mr. John Barker to half a
chamber in the said buildings next below Mr. Fowell s
chamber, for life. Mr. Richard Hunton to half a chamber
in the same buildings next below Mr. Sommaster's chamber,
for life. Mr. Thomas Heddington to half a chamber in the
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and Crokar, for life. 15 Nov. Mr. Richard Chappell to

the chamber of Messrs. William Saunders and Thomas Palmer
in place of the former; fine, 535. 4rf. 16 Nov. Mr. Grove

to the chamber of Messrs. Mordant and Hedworthe in place
of the latter; fine, 3/. 6«. 8d. 18 Nov. Mr. Thomas, son

and heir-apparent of Kendall of Lostwithiell, Cornwall,

esq., generally ; fine, 535. 4d. Boimd with Messrs. Courtney
and Tubbe. 22 Nov. Mr. James, son and heir of John
Price of Monaughtye, Radnorshire, deceased, specially; fine,
4/. Bound with Messrs. Crofte and Rudhall. Mr. Thomas,
third son of Thomas Edmundes of Plimmouth, Devon, gent.,
servant of Francis Walsingham, knt., principal secretary of the
Queen, specially ; gratis.

At a Parliament holden 22 Nov., 31 EUz., 1588.

Mr. Sandes was chosen Treasurer.

The feast of Christmas shall not be solemnly kept. Com-
mons shall be continued until next term. A cartload of coal
and 405. for the minstrels shall be allowed to those who renjain.

The eight ancients of the Bar who are likely to read shall
choose their chamber-fellows, except the admission be by
Parliament, and then they are not to refuse. English.

Mr. Sandes shall make an award between Messrs. Bowme
and John Woode, and between Messrs. Woode and Edolphe.
Mr. Bourne was bound to Mr. Woode that he should enjoy part
of his chamber, and Mr. Woode similarly to Mr. Edolphe ; but
neither of the two last nominated were ever admitted. Unglish.

Admissions : — Mr. Fletewoode to the chamber of Mr. Ferrers
of the Utter Bar, with him ; fine, 205. Mr. Robert Edolphe
to the chamber of Messrs. Hall and Pordage in place of Mr.
Pordage ; no fine.

Acts while Miles Sandes was Treasurer and
Philip Cole his deputy.

AdmissioTis : — 19 Nov., 1588. Mr. Richard, son and heir-
apparent of Henry Spore of Northill, Cornwall, esq., and late



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