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Sandes having admitted him into the lowermost two rooms with
another whom Colbeme nominates,and that he will also admit his
liominees to the three highest rooms, 3 June, 32 Eliz. English.

Admissions : — 3 June. Mr. Antony Phetiplace to the three
highest chambers of Mr. Tusser's buildings ; no fine, because
he has paid Mr. Colbeme for them. Mr. James Chamber-
laine to the chamber of Messrs. Symes, Phetiplace, and Nokes
in place of Mr. Phetiplace ; fine, 405. Mr. George Colbeme to
the two lowest chambers of Mr. Tusser's building in which he
held his oflSce; no fine, because he paid debts of William
Xusser s, and because of his purchase and release. Mr.

Thomas Shae to the lowest chamber of Mr. Tusser's building
with Mr. Colbeme; no fine. 20 June. Mr. Charles Chute
to the chamber of Messrs. Ayleworth and Clyflfe, on the latter*s
discontinuance ; fine, 405. {This entry is ztruxk <nU.)



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In Trinity term, 1590, Mr. Fane Becher made a com-
position for his pensions at 538. 4:d., and Mr. Timothy Johnson
at 408.

At a Parliament holden 26 June, 82 Eliz., 1590.

Mr. Gibbes was chosen Assistant to Mr. Snygge, Reader
for next Autumn.

Messrs. Williams, Ewans, Courte, and Manne are appointed
to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Appleton, C. Stone, Jo. Williams, and Edolphe are
appointed to provide the Reader s feast.

Mr. Fabian Phillips shall be associate to sit at the Bench
table with the Benchers. Emjlish,

The order made in Easter term touching the payment of
commons, pensions, and other duties shall be speedily executed,
and the " bandes " of defaulters put in suit also. English.

Utter Barristers in the House shaU pay 18d. yearly to the
Butlers, and other gentlemen 12d., on pain of putting out of
commons. English.

Mr. Ralf Flyer's petition for a better chamber shall be
granted when the Treasurer can help him. English,

Admissions: — 3 July, 1590. Mr. Samuel Wallis, late of
New Inn, gent., fourth son of Thomas Wallis of Trowbridge
Somerset, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs. Grove
and Thomas Kemishe. 27 June. Mr. John, son and heir-

apparent of James Tripconye of Kenegie, Cornwall, esq., and
late of New Inn, gent., generally; fine, 20s. 5 July. Mr.
James Kyrton, sen., to the chamber of Messrs. James Dier and
Stawell in place of Mr. Dier, deceased; fine, 20s. 9 July.
Mr. Richard, son and heir-apparent of Nicolas Hadsor, of the
county of Louide, Ireland, esq., and late of New Inn, gent.,
generally; fine, 20s. Boimd with Mr.Blunden. 13 July. Mr.
William, son and heir-apparent of William Celey of Northcorrey,
Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 40s. Bound with his father and
George Strod. 14 July. Mr. Nicolas, fourth son of Laurence
Huide of Westhatch, Wilts, esq., deceased, specially ; fine,
3/. 6s. M. Bound with his brothers, Laurence and Henry.
5 Oct. Mr. William Swalman, of the Isle of Sheppey, Kent,
generally; fine, 53s. 4rf. Bound with Messrs. Clarke and Toft.

9 Oct. Mr. , son and heir-apparent of Thomas Hannam of

, Dorset,Serjeant-at-Law,specially; no fine. 16 Oct. Mr.



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William, son and heir of William Toft of Orlingbeare, Northants,
gent., generally; fine, 40«. 25 Oct. Mr. Edward, third
son of Thomas Blunte of St. Lawrence, in London, generally ;
fine, 40s. 13 Nov. Mr. Giffard to the chamber of Messrs.
Tubbe and Cason in place of the former; fine, 53«. 4rf.
14 Nov. Mr. Thomas, son and heir of Antony Bostocke of
Abington, Berks, gent., and late of New Inn, gent., generally ;
fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs. Swan ton and Weden.

At a Parliament holden 30 Oct., 82 Eliz., 1590.

Mr. Williams was chosen Reader for next Lent.

Mr. Ewans was chosen Reader for next Autumn.

Mr. Boys hath time given him to answer whether he will
read his second reading or not. English.

The following vacationers are fined 20s. for their absence last
Autumn : — Utter Barristers : Messrs. Fysher, Tottle, Waters,
Vigoras, Wyott. Inner Barristers: Messrs. Ro. Ayshley, R.
KnatchbuU, J. KnatchbuU, T. Knatchbull, N. KnatchbuU,
Carvell (struck out, quia habuit diversas rugotids ad assisas),
Kendall, Spore, Clavell, F. Brygges, Churchill, Freake, W.
Kendall, Stradlinge, W. Williams of Brecknocke, Goodeare,
Brooke, Conquest, Waringe, Tomkins, Braye, Parrye, Lower,
Flete, Sydenham, Reade, jun., Wallis.

K between this and Monday next Mr. Doggett does not
remove the stuflf which he has in his chamber and study, the
Treasurer shall take order for the removing of it, and deUver
possession to Mr. Wincole. English.

As Mr. Edolphe, being appointed Steward of the last Reader s
feast under the Bar, did not execute the office nor pay any of
the charge, he shall pay the sum due from him between this
and the end of next term or lose his chamber, and his
" band " shall be put in suit also. English,

Admissions: — Brownlow to the chamber or office of Mr.
Nelson on the north side of the old Hall at a yearly rent of
26s. 8rf. 15 Nov., 1590. Mr. Nicolas, son and heir-
apparent of George Gascoyne of Okley, Northants, esq., speci-
ally; no fine, because his father is a Master of the Bench.
Bound with his father. Also to his father s chamber with him.
6 Nov. Mr. Antony, sixth son of William Sawrey of Hauxhed,
Lancashire, specially; no fine, because he is the Treasurers
clerk. Mr. Henry, second son of John Henchman of



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Northamton, gent., generally; fine, 53s. 4rf. Bound with Messrs.
Tate and Giffard. .7 Nov. Mr. John, second son of John
Harby of London, gent., generally; fine, 405. Bonnd with
Messrs. Thomas Stevens and William Qowme. Also to the
chamber of Messrs. Welch and Robert Hyde in place of the
latter; fine, 26s. 8d, Mr. Richard Browne to the chamber
of Messrs. Whatley and Goddell on the discontinuance of the
latter; fine, 30s. 10 Nov. Mr. Robert, son and heir-

apparent of George Winter of Hoddington, Worcestershire,
esq., and late of New Inn, gent., generally ; fine, 20s. Bound
with Messrs. Thomas Winter and Richard Moore. Mr.

Thomas, second son of George Winter of Hoddington, Wor-
cestershire, esq., and late of New Inn, gent., generally ;
fine, 20s. Boimd with Messrs. Robert Winter and Richwd
Moore. 1 1 Nov. Mr. Nicolas, fourth son of John Eveleyghe
of Holcombe, Devon, esq., deceased, specially; fine, 40s.
Boimd with Mr. Edwin Sandis. 11 Nov. Mr. Half, son

and heir of William Atkinson pf Penbroke, Bucks, and late of
Cliffordes Inne, gent., specially; fine, 40s. Bound with Mr.
Sawrey. 22 Nov. Mr. Simon, second son of Antony

Spatchurst of Mylton, Kent, gent., and late of New Inn, gent.,
generally ; fine, 20s. Bound with his brother and Mr. Tonge.
25 Nov. Mr. Walter, second son of Thomas Fanshaw of
London, esq., generally ; no fine, because his father is a principal
oflBcer in the Exchequer and one of this House, a friend of the
Treasurer and of the Masters of the Bench. Mr. John, son
and heir-apparent of Peter Courtney of Tretherfe, Cornwall,
generally; fine, 40s. Bound with his brother Edward and
Mr. Lower. Mr. Edward, second son of the same Peter

Courtney, generally ; fine, 40s, Bound with his brother John
and Mr. Lower.

At a Parliament holden 20 Noy., 88 Eliz., 1590.

The feast of Christmas shall not be solemnly celebrated.
Commons shall be continued until next term. A cartload of
coals and 40s. for the minstrels shall be allowed to those who
remain.

Mr. Crompton of the Bench owes the Steward five marks for
commons. It is ordered that the Treasurer shall pay it. English.

The four Ancients of the Bar, or, in their absence, others
the next ancient who shall be in commons in every time of



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1590-1] Minutes of Parlument. 317

vacation, on notice given by the Steward shall put out of
commons all those more than three weeks behind in payment
of commons. Ancients making default in executing this order
shall pay the commons of those whom they thus suffer to
remain. English.

Grentlemen put out of commons by the Benchers in term
time shall not be received into commons by the Utter Bar-
risters in time of vacation. English,

Mr. Christopher George shall be associate and sit at the bar
or table with the Utter Barristers. English.

Messrs. Robert George and Salteme are called to the degree
of the Utter Bar by Mr. Snygg, Reader.

AdmissioTis: — 1 Dec., 1590. Mr. Bysse to the chamber of
Messrs. Dabbes and Nutte in place of the former ; fine, 4/.
6 Dec. Mr. Walter, son and heir-apparent of Roger Pye of
Themend, Herefordshire, generally; fine, 20«. Boimd with
Messrs. Ruddall and Rudiard. 9 Jan., 1590. Mr. James,
second son of John Perrotte of Carew, Pembrokeshire, knt.,
generally; fine, 53s. 4rf. (Marginal note: "Layd out by Mr.
Reynell in Chrismas.") Bound with Messrs. David Williams
and Edmond Morgan. 10 Jan. Mr. Thomas, son and heir-
apparent of Mr. Robert Forthe, LL.D., and Master in Chancery,
specially ; no fine. Bound with his father and Edwin Sandes.
4 Feb., 1590. Peter Fretchvile of Staveley, Derbyshire, esq.,
son and heir of Peter Fretchvile, late of Stavely, esq., deceased,
specially; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Peter Ros and John
Savell.

At a Parliament holden 5 Feb., 88 Eliz., 1590.

Mr. Snigge was chosen Assistant to Mr. Williams, Reader
for next Lent.

Messrs. Ewins, Mann, Court, and Marston are appointed to
stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Daston, Buttes, and Raynoldes, j . . ., are appointed to
provide the Reader's feast.

The following vacationers are fined 205. each for absence at
Christmas : — Messrs. Tokefild, Churchill, W. Kendall, Fowler,
Grodere, Brooke, Conquest, Waringe, Braye, Parry, Kemishe,
Fleete, Hunte, Bridges, Edgcombe, Sidenham, Browne, Reade,
Tripcony, Swalman {Mr, Pagit excuslanU]), Toft (egrotahat, Mr.
Pagytt as8en[(iente]), Blunt, Bostoke (struck out, quia non



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vejiit in communes ante), Harbye, Wjoiter, Wynter, Spatchurst,
Courtney, Courteney.

At the Parliament on 25 Nov., 27 Eliz., playing at dice or
cards, outcries in the night, breaking open chambers, as by the
lord of Candlemas night, were forbidden ; and on Candlemas
night 32 Eliz. divers gentlemen set up a Lord of Misrule and
were punished therefor ; and the Masters of the Bench caused
notice of the said ordinance and a general admonition to be
given in the midst of supper on Candlemas day last. In spite
of all this, Messrs. Lower, Fletwood, Martyn, Ameridyth,
Thomhill, Swetenam, Davys, and Jacob, with others not yet
known, broke the ordinance by making outcries, forcibly
breaking open chambers in the night and levying money as
the Lord of Misrule's rent, and contemptuously refused to
declare the names of the others ; and Mr. Lower abused Mr.
Johnson, a Master of the Bench. It is therefore ordered that
Mr. Lower shall be expelled and the others pay a fine of 20/.
before the end of this term, and be out of commons though
pay log for them till the fine is paid. If they fail to pay before
the end of this term, they shall be expelled. When those not
known are discovered, they shall be out of commons, but pay
for them until they have paid the fine assessed by the Masters
of the Bench. Any one in future breaking this ordinance
shall ipso facto be expelled. English,

Admissions: — 6 Feb., 33 Eliz. Rowland Royle of Shorthas-
sells, Derbyshire, gent., son and heir-apparent of Hugh Royle of
Shorthasells, and late of New Inn for three years, generally; fine,
20s. Bound with Messrs. Ralf Flyer and Benjamin Rudyarde.
Mr. Ralf Flyer to the chamber of Messrs. Antony Luther and

Warner in place of the former; no fine, because at

the Parliament of 26 June, 1590, it was ordered that he should
be admitted into a better chamber than that which he then
had. 1 1 Feb. Mr. Robert, son and heir-apparent of John
Seymore of Hanford, Dorset, gent., generally; fine, 53s. 4rf.
Bound with Messrs. James Hannam, a Master of the Bench,
and Robert Napper. 12 Feb. Mr. William Swalman to the

chamber of Messrs. Fulnetby and Plummer on surrender by

,the former; fine, 3/. 13 Feb. Mr. Henry, fifth son of

Edwin Sandes, archbishop of York, deceased, specially; no

.fine, because he is nephew of the Treasurer. Boimd with
Messrs. Edwin Sandes, his brother, and William Wilforde.



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Mr. Sefton, son and heir of William Jones of Edington, Wilts,
gent., and late of New Inn, generally ; fine, 205. Bound with
Messrs. Henry Pury and William Jones, his father. Mr.
William, son and heir of John Latton of Kingston Bagpuse,
Berks, esq., specially ; no fine, being admitted by favour of Mr.
Williams, Reader. Bound with Messrs. John Ashcombe and
Walter Pye. Mr. William, second son of William Blomer
of Hatheroppe, Gloucestershire, esq., and late of New Inn,
generally ; fine, 20*. Bound with Henry and George Blomer,
his brothers. Mr. George Blomer, third son of the same,
and late of New Inn, generally ; fine, 20^. Bound with his
brothers Henry and William. 24 Feb., 1590. Walter

Bayley, the Queen's physician, specially, by assent of Mr.
Williams, Reader, and other Masters of the Bench. 25 Feb.

William, son and heir-apparent of Walter Baylye, M.D., gene-
rally; fine, 405. Bound with Messrs. Matthew Ewens and
Edward Ayleworth. George Brome, esq., son and heir-

apparent of Christopher Brome, knt., deceased, specially ; by
assent of Mr. Williams, Reader, and other Masters of the
Bench. Mr. Richard, son and heir-apparent of Roger Warr,
esq., and late of New Inn, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with
Messrs. Francis Popham and John Hannam. George, fourth
son of Henry RoUe of Heanton, Devon, esq., and late of New
Inn, generally; fine, 205. Bound with Messrs. Richard Rey-
nell and George Strode. 24 March, 33 Eliz., 1590. Mr.

William, son and heir-apparent of John Sammes of Magna
Totham, Essex, gent., and late of New Inn, generally ; fine,
205. Bound with Messrs. Thomas Wynterfloode and Antony
Bonner. 1 April, 1591. Mr. John, son and heir-apparent

of John Johnson of the Isle of Thanet, Kent, gent., generally ;
fine, 31. 65. 8d, Boimd with Messrs. Timothy Johnson and
Man. 24 April. Mr. George, second son of Antony Bonner

of Campden, Gloucestershire, gent., deceased, generally ; fine,
535. 4d, 29 April. Mr. James, son and heir-apparent of
Luke Dillon of Moymet, county Meath, knt., and late of New
Inn, gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound with Mr. Hadsor.

Mr. Dabridgcort, son and heir of Dabridgcourt of ,

Hants, esq., specially.* 30 April. Mr. George, second son

of John Younge of Weke, Kent., gent., and late of New Inn,

gent., generally ; fine, 305. Boimd with Messrs. Midwinter and

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Maynarde. 6 May. Mr. John, second son of Edmund Tynte
of Wraxall, Somerset, gent, deceased, generally ; fine, 408.
Bound with Messrs. Hollister and Ayshley. 10 May. Mr.

John Williams to the chamber of Messrs. Gardner and Edolphe
in place of the former; fine, SQs. 4rf. 11 May. Mr. Peter,

fifth son of George Barnes of London, knt., generally; fine,
40«. Bound with Mr. John Woode. Mr. Henry, fifth son
of Edwin Sandes, archbishop of York, to the chamber of
Messrs. Courtney and Hele on surrender by the latter to his
use ; fine, 20$.



At a Parliament holden 14 May, 88 Eliz., 1591.

Mr. Ewins was chosen Reader for next Autunm.

The following vacationers are fined for absence from Mr,
Williams' reading last Lent: — Inner Barristers: Messrs. W.
Williams, sen., Goodeare, Brooke, Conquest, Tomkyns, Parrye,
Fleete, Edgcombe, Sydenham, WaUeys, T. Winter, R. Winter,
Fanshaw, Johnes, W. Blomer, G. Blomer. Utter Barrister : Mr.
Vigoras.

Messrs. R. Smythe, sen., and Edmimd Morgan are called to
the degree of the Utter Bar by Mr. Williams.

The following are called to the degree of the Utter Bar at
this Parliament : — Messrs. Richard Walter, George Cole, Henry
Hunte, Philip Cole, George Carre, Christopher Hovenden,
Francis Harvie, Edmimd Cason, Robert Smyth, jun., and
Henry Blomer.

Mr. Jourden, who was chosen Steward of Mr. Williams'
feast, and absented himself so that the Steward was forced to
lay out his part of the money and cannot be repaid, shall be
" put in sute on his band " with his sureties ; and similarly all
gentlemen behind in payment of commons, pensions, vacations,
and other duties. English,

The fine of 10^. and the forfeiture of his chamber imposed
on Mr. Phillips of the Utter Bar for speeches to Mr. Serjeant
Harris at the Bar, then Bencher, and to other Benchers in the
Parliament House, are remitted, but his coming into commons
again is respited till next term. English,

Of the fine of 505. each imposed on Messrs. Fletewoode,
Davies, Jacobbe, Swetnam, and Thornhill for misdemeanour at
Candlemas, 20s. is redelivered to them. English.



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1591] Minutes of Parliament. 821

8 June, 1591. Mr. Philip Cole, Under Treasurer, resigned
his office.

Admissions: — 14 May, 1591. Mr. John, son and heir-
apparent of Hugh Hawker of Hadesbury, Wilts, esq., and late
of New Inn, gent, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs.
Swanton and Davies. Mr. John, third son of John Clifton
of Barrington, Somerset, knt., specially; fine, 40s. Bound
with Mr. William Clifton. Mr. William Clifton, fourth son
of the same, specially; fine, 40s. Bound with his brother

John. 15 May. Mr. Baylie to the chamber of

Messrs. Ayleworthe and Chewte in place of the latter ; fine,
40s. Mr. John, fourth son of Francis Bowyer of London,
alderman, generally; fine, 31. 6s. 8cL Bound with Messrs.
Robert Bowyer and Paul Fox. 16 May. Mr. Richard,

fourth son of Michael Hampden of Hartewell, Bucks, esq.,
specially; fine, 40s. Bound with Messra Antony Phetiplace
and Sawrye. 4 June. Mr. Walter Pye to the chamber of
Messrs. Hackluyt and Delabere on the death of the former ;
fine, 3/. 6 June. Mr. Richard, second son of Thomas
Woodward of Butler s Marston, Warwickshire, gent., and late of
New Inn, generally; fine, 20s. Boimd with Messrs. Nicolas
Overbury and Raphael Hunt, 8 June. Mr. Thomas, third
son of Richard Davie of Parkeham, Devon, gent., and late of
New Inn, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs. Chappell
and Chappell. 9 June. Mr. Thomas, son and heir-

apparent of Thomas Knyvett of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, knt,
specially; fine, 4:1. Bound with Messrs. Robert Bowyer and
Robert Morley. 10 June, Arthur, fourth son of Richard

Blunte of Barkhampsted, Herts, to the office of Jimior Butler,
by Mr. Sandes, Treasurer.

At a Parliament holden 18 June, 88 Eliz., 1591.

Mr. Williams was chosen Assistant to Mr. Ewens, Reader
for next Autumn.

Messrs. Courte, Mann, Marston, and Denton are appointed
to stand at the Cupboard.

Messr& Overbury, Wood, Hodges, and S. Boys are appointed
to provide the Reader's feast.

Messrs. Phillippes, Sayer, Walkaden, Ricard, and Lowe are
ordered to remove or dam up two privies, one in Messrs.
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Walkaden, Bicard, and Lowe, which annoy Messrs. Maynard,
Chappell, and Lewes, before Michaelmas next, on pain of 20s,
each. English.

Butlers in future are to leave their office on marriage. This
order does not apply to those now married. JSnglish.

Messrs. Crispe, Lowe, and Luttrell were called to the
degree of the Utter Bar by Mr. Ewens, Reader.

Admissions: — Richard Baldwyn, lately a Butler of the
House, for his good service, specially ; gratis, and free of all
pensions and other charges. He was also chosen Under
Treasurer by assent of Miles Sandes, Treasurer. 21 Jime.
Mr. Simon Spatchurst to the chamber of his brother and Mr.
Colthurst, in expectancy; fine, 305. Mr. Thomas Davie to
the chamber of Messrs. Chappell and Lewes in place of the
former, in expectancy; fine, 20s. Mr. John, second son of
Robert Burgoyne of Wroxall, Warwickshire, esq., generally;
fine, 40s. Bound with Mr. William Grosnoll and Edward
Turner, 2 2 Jime. Mr. Edward, fifth son of William Barker
of Sunninge, Berks, esq., and late of New Inn, gent., specially ;
fine, 53s. 4td. Bound with Messrs. John and Thomas Barker.
Mr, John, third son of Robert Moone of Bothenhampton, Dor-
set, gent., specially; fine, 53s. 4rf. Bound with Messra Walter
Newbrowghe and Maximilian Moone, his brother. 24 June.

Mr. WilUam, son and heir-apparent of William Dodington,
Hants, esq., specially ; no fine, being admitted by Mr. Ewens^
Reader. Mr. John Davyes to the chamber of Messrs.
Stampe and Cotton in place of the former; fine, 40s.
29 June. Mr. Henry, third son of James Bowers, late of
Brierly, Yorks, gent., and late of New Inn, gent., generally ;
fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs. William Gosnoll and Williwn
Bowrne. Mr. Thomas, yoimger son of Richard Rogers of
Brianston, Dorset, knt., and late of New Inn, generally ; fine,
20s. Bound with Messrs. John Strode and John LuttrelL
31 July. Mr. Thomas, son and heir-apparent of Simon Lut-
trell of Luttrells Towne, co. Dublin, esq., generally; fine,
40s. Bound ¥dth Messrs. John Luttrell and Richard Hadsor.
7 Aug. Mr. Thomas Mitchell of Melcombe Regis, Dorset,
gent., specially; fine, 4/. (mortuus). 11 Aug. Thomas,

earl of Worcester, specially, by Mr. Ewens, Reader. John
Shurley of Isvill, Sussex, esq., specially, by Mr. Ewens, Reader.
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Ewens, Reader. 12 Aug. Thomas lord Howard, viscount
Bindon, specially, by Mr. Ewens, Reader. 13 Aug., 1591,

Mr. Isaac Barrowe, late of New Inn, second son of Philip
Barrowe of Moulton, Suffolk, esq., generally ; fine, 205. Bound
with Messrs. Francis Withens and John Davys. 14 Oct.
Mr. Thomas, second son of Henry Wagstaflf of Harburye, War-
wickshire, gent., and late of New Inn, generally; fine, 20s,
Bound ¥rith Messrs. John Harboume and Francis Harveye.
Mr. Richard March, late of Cliffordes Inne, second son of
Richard March of Brenyngfold, Surrey, gent., specially ; fine, only
305., by request of Mr. Agmondesham, a Master of the Bench.
Bound with Messrs. Robert Bowyer and Henry Henchman*
18 Oct. Mr. Richard, son and heir-apparent of Andrew
Blunden of Burghfeild, Berks, esq., specially ; fine, 405.
Bound with Messrs. Andrew Blunden and Thomas Thompson,
25 Oct, Mr. Henry, fifth son of Adam Martjm of Henton St.
George, Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 305. Boimd with

Messrs. William and Richard Martyn. 26 Oct. Mr. Becke
to the chamber of Messrs. William Curtis and Robert Calton in
place of the latter; fine, 405.

At a Parliament holden 29 Oct., 88 Eliz., 1591.

Mr. Courte, and in his default Mr. Mann, was chosen Reader
for next Lent in place of Mr. Boys, who, by Mr. Morrice, the
Queen's Attorney in Her Court of Wards and Liveries, stated
that he could not give his second reading for reasonable causes,
which he would show in mitigation of his fine.

''Mr. Courte and Mr. Denton, appointed to stand at the
Cupboard, were fined 405. each for default.

The following vacationers were fined 205. each for absence
from Mr. Ewens' reading last Autumn : — Utter Barristers :
Messrs. Beecher, Vigorus, Keele, P. Watson, E. Morgan, Salteme,
Hunte. Inner Barristers : Messrs. Fleete, Leighe, R. Hunte,
Bridges, P. Edgcombe, Sidenham, Rudyerd, Wallis, Tripconye,
T. Wynter, R. Wynter, Newport, Fanshawe, Courtney, jun., Per-
rott, G. Blomer, Sammes, G. Younge, Tynte, Barnes, Bowyer, jun.

A letter shall be written to Mr. Courte in the name of the
Bench to know whether he will read in Lent next or in
Summer. English.

Mr. Sawyer shall be remembered at the next call of Utter
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nothing appear further to the contrary. The like for Mr. Cole-
forde upon my Lord Chancellor's motion to Mr. Ewens, and
upon the good report of Mr. Attorney of the Court of Wards.
The like for Mr. R. Chappell and Mr. W. Hawley, at Mr.
Amende thes request. English.

Admissions: — 10 Nov., 1591. Mr. Christopher, son and
heir-apparent of Edward Frothingham of Frothmgham, Yorks,
esq., generally; fine, 53s. 4d. Bound with Messrs. John
Davies and Robert Jacobb. Mr. Paul Dewse to the chamber
of Messrs. Tottle, Symondes, and Grafton in place of the last ;
fine, 535. 4rf. Mr. George Strode to the chamber of Mr.
Amerideth of the Bench and Mr. Richard Reynell in ex-
pectancy of Mr. Amerideth; no fine, because it is to the



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