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chamber of a Master of the Bench, and at his request and Mr.
Popham's, Attorney-General. 11 Nov, Mr. Tobias, son

and heir-apparent of John Chippingdale of Humbreston,
Leicestershire, LL.D., specially; fine, 53^. 4rf. Bound with
Messrs. George Colbeme and Thomas Shawe, Mr. Tobias
Chippingdale to the chamber of Messrs. Gteorge Cole and
Sebastian Keele in place of the latter ; fine, 40s. Mr. John,
son and heir-apparent of Thomas Canfeilde of Canfeilde,
Lancashire, gent., specially ; fine, 405. Bound with his father
and John Paynter. 12 Nov. Mr. Swanton to the chamber
of Messrs. Roger Burgoyne and Thomas Hasilrigge in place of
the latter; fine, 31. 14 Nov. Mr. Edward Blunt to the

chamber of Messrs. Henry Courtney and Henry Sandis in
place of the latter; fine, 405. Mr. Peter Beeston, late of
New Inn, gent., third son of George Beeston of Beeston,
Cheshire, knt., generally; fine, 205. Boimd with Messrs.
William Sammes and Richard Oseley. Mr. Richard Oseley,
late of New Inn, gent., second son of Richard Oseley of
Curtenhall, Northants, esq., generally; fine, 205. Boimd with
Messrs. William Sammes and Peter Beeston. 15 Nov.
Mr. Knighte to the chamber of Messrs. Harvey and Feildinge,
jim., in place of the latter; fine, 405. 18 Nov. Mr.
William Paynter, late of New Inn, gent., son and heir of
Gteorge Paynter of Trelisicke, Cornwall, gent. , specially ; fine,
3/. Bound with Messrs. John Paynter and Hugh Lottisham.
Mr. Hugh, son and heir of William Lottisham of Longe
Ashton, Somerset, esq., generally ; fine, 535. 4rf. Bound
with Messrs. Edmund Mydwynter and William Paynter.



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24 Nov. Mr. Thomas Chappell to the chamber of Messrs.
Court, Leighe, and Strette in expectancy of Leighe and Strette ;
fine, 405. 20 Nov. Mr. John, second son of John Younge
of Dumeforde, Wilts, esq., specially; fine, 535, Ad. 26 Nov.
Mr. Miller to the chamber of Messrs. Plowden and Churchill
in place of the latter ; fine, 3/. Mr. Edwin Sandis, second
son of Edwin Sandis, late archbishop of York, deceased, to the
chamber of Messrs. Curtis and Becke on the death of Mr.
.Curtis; fine, 205. Mr. John, third son of James Hobarte
of Hales Hall, Loddone, esq., specially ; fine, 31. 6s. 8d. Bound
with Mr. Henry Bowers.

At a Parliament holden 26 NoVm 34 Eliz., 1591.

Mr. Marston was chosen Reader for next Autumn.

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.

The Master of the Temple shall have Mr. Candishe's cham-
ber during the pleasure of the Benchers. The rents of the
chambers belonging to the parsonage house shall be paid to
the Treasurers of both the Houses, " and the Treasurers to pay
over to the Master during the good pleasures of both the
Benches." All titles, claims, and grants from Mr. Hooker
shall be void. English.

Admissions: — Mr. John Fell of Hampsted, Middlesex,
gent., specially ; fine, 205. Bound with Mr. Edward Combes.
29 Nov. Mr. Edwin, son and heir-apparent of Christopher
Kendall of Brill, Bucks, gent., specially ; no fine, because he is
nephew of the Treasurer. Boimd with Christopher Kendall
and Hugh Robothom. 1 Dec. Mr. Philip Hurell, late of

Lyons Inne, gent., son and heir-apparent of Roger Hurell of
Woodley, Devon, gent., generally; tine, 405. Bound with
Messrs. Richard Reynell and George Strode. Mr. John Fell
to Mr. Chamberlayne's chamber with him ; fine, 3Z. 17 Dec.

Mr. Henry Hensman to the chamber of Messrs. William
Bowme and William Gosnoll in place of the latter; fine, 505.
21 Jan., 1591. Mr. Edward, son and heir-apparent of Thomas
Lydall of Redinge, Berks, gent., specially; fine, 4/. Bound
with Messrs. Francis Moore and Henry Tatnall. 28 Jan.

Mr. George Younge to the chamber of Messrs. Thompson and
Butcher in place of the latter; fine, 205. 30 Jan. Mr.



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Henry, son and heir-apparent of William Brockman of New-
ington next Heathe, Kent, gent, generally ; fine, 50s. Bound
with Messrs. Thomas Brodnax and William Plumer. 1 8 Jan.
Mr. Lewis, third son of Lewis Stucley of Afton, Devon,
esq., generally; fine, 20^., at the request of Justice Periam.
Boimd with Messrs, Richard Reynell and Greorge Rolle.
3 Feb. Mr. Arthur, son and heir-apparent of Henry Copple-
ston of Yalmton, Devon, esq., generally; fine, 50s. Bound
with Messrs. William Crocker and Josiah Calmadye. 1 1 Feb.
Mr. (Jeorge Hooper, late of New Lin, son and heir of Thomas
Hooper of Carhampton, Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 20s.
Boimd with Messrs. Thomas Davye and Richard Wodward.
8 Feb. Mr. Nicolas, son and heir-apparent of Henry Harvey
of Brockley, Somerset, esq., generally ; fine, 40s. Boimd ¥rith
Messrs. Hugh Lotsam and John Tjmte.

At a Parliament holden 11 FebM 34 Eliz., 1591.

Mr. Ewens was chosen Assistant to Mr. Mann, Reader for
this Lent.

Messrs. Marston, Denton, Cavell, and Stampe are appointed
to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Ed. Combes, F. Morgan, Coleforde, and Fretchvile
are appointed to provide the Reader's feast.

The fines of those gentlemen who hold at the will of both
Houses certain chambers belonging to the parsonage, are to
be employed towards the Master of the Temple's buildings ;
and this House is contented to join with the other House in
defraying the rest of the charges, so as it exceed not twenty
markis a House. English,

Mr. Reader is allowed to call only two sufficient students
to the Bar. English.

In spite of the orders against a Lord of Misrule on Candle-
mas night, divers gentlemen of the House on last Candlemas
night joined with Mr. Amerideth and Mr. Lower, who were
expelled in 33 Eliz. for breaking the said orders, and broke open
chamber doors and abused many gentlemen of the House, as
appears by the examination of townsmen who were ¥rith them,
and some of this Fellowship knew them notwithstanding their
disguised attire; therefore Messrs. Oseley, sen., Bushell,
Thomas Kemyshe, and T. Palmer, jun., are expelled. Messrs.
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demeanours and abuses to the Masters and Benchers. Messrs.
Wynterflood, Jacobb, and Davies shall be out of commons
during the pleasure of the Masters and Benchers. English.

Messrs. Johnson, Nutt, and Plummer are called to the degree
of the Utter Bar by Mr. Mann, Reader.

The follo¥dng vacationers are fined 205. each for Christ-
mas, 1591, viz. Messrs. Rudyerd, Wallis (mart.), Tripconye,
Swalmann, Wynter, sen., Fanshawe, Jo. Courtney, Ed. Court-
ney, Baylye, Johnson, jim., G. Blomer, G. Yoimge, Peter
Barnes, Hawker, Bowyer, jun., T. Rogers.

13 April, 1592. Mr. Francis Bertie surrenders to Mr. Henry
Moimtague his right to a chamber which they held together, so
that Mr. Mountague will hold it alone in future; fine, 26s. 8d,

AdmissioTis: — 14 Feb., 1591. Mr, John Chapmann, late of
New Inn, gent., second son of Henry Chapmann of Godmers-
ham, Kent, gent., generally; fine, 205. Boimd with Messrs.
Thomas Brodnax and Henry Brockmann. Mr. Edward
Force, late of New Inn, gent, son and heir of John Force of
Weston, Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound with
Messrs. Hugh Lottisham and George Hooper. Mr. Andrew
Edgcombe, late of New Inn, gent., fifth son of Peter Edgcombe
of Mount Edgcombe, Devon, esq., generally ; fine, 205. Boimd
with Mr. John Lutterell. 20 Feb. Mr. John, son and heir
of Bartholomew Mann, esq., late Reader, specially, but when in
commons this admission is to be held as general as to vacations.
Mr. Thomas, son and heir-apparent of Nicolas Flemmynge of
Maddeme, Cornwall, gent., generally; fine, 535. 4rf. Boimd
with Messrs. William Paynter and John Canfeild. 14 April,
1592. Mr. Edward, son and heir-apparent of William Bowgh-
ton of Parva Lawford, Warwickshire, esq., specially; fine, 3/.
Bound with Messrs. Richard Bowghton and Charles Waringe.
22 April. Mr. Charles, son and heir-apparent of John Best
of Codridge, Worcestershire, gent., generally ; fine, 405. Bound
with Messrs. Andrew and Richard Blimden. 24 April. Mr.
Oliver, son and heir-apparent of Nicolas Luke of Woodend,
Beds, esq., specially ; no fine, because Nicolas Luke, his grand-
father, a Baron of the Exchequer and a Master of the Bench,
lent the Treasurer 20/. towards building the Hall, and lately
returned him the bill thereof. Bound ¥rith Messrs. William
Cuttes and John Luke. Also to the chamber of his uncle,
John Luke, in expectancy. 24 April. Mr. Thomas, son



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and heir of William Palmer of Parham, Sussex, esq., deceased,
specially; fine, 3/. 6$, 8d. Bound with Messrs. Richard
Stephens and James Clarke. 1 May. Mr. Walter Fan-

shawe to the chamber of Messrs. Bruncker and Nicolas
Baynard in place of the latter ; fine, AL

At a Parliament holden 5 May, 34 Eliz., 1592.

Mr. Marston was chosen Reader for next Autumn.

Mr. Boys is fined 13/. 6«. 8d. for not reading, of which
6L 13s. 4:d. is paid. ..

Mr. Courte is-roed 10/. for the same reason.

Mr. Denton appointed to stand at the Cupboard, is fined
40«. for default.

The following vacationers are fined 205. each for absence
from Mr. Mann's reading in Lent : — Utter Barristers : Messra
Beecher, Vigorus, Cassey, Keele, Watson, Salteme. Inner
Barristers: Messrs. Tripconye, Ro. Wynter, T. Wynter, Jo.
Courtney, Ed. Courtney, Perrott, Baylye, G. Yoimge, Hawker,
Bowyer, jun., T. Rogers.

The petition of Messrs. Fleetwood and Martyn for readmission*
is referred to the next Parliament, and meanwhile they must be
suitors to the Masters of the Bench for their favour. English.

Mr. Davies shall come into commons upon his further suit,
and Mr. Jacobb must reveal those whom he knew to be of the
disordered company on Candlemas night last, before he receive
any favour. JSnglish.

A bill shall be put into the Star Chamber against the towns-
men in the names of the Benchers, who were in the Temple at
the unlawful assembly on Candlemas night last. Engli^.

Admissions: — 6 May. Mr. Thomas, second son of John
Taylor of Wilsborrowe, Lancashire, gent, specially; the fine
was delivered to Mr. Mann, Reader in Lent, for there were
none specially admitted .in his reading. Boimd with Messrs,
Henry Hall and Francis Bowme. 26 May. Mr. William,

son and heir-apparent of William Walter of Wymbeldon,
Siurrey, esq., specially; no fine, because his father is a Master
of the Bench. Bound with his father. Also to the chamber
of his father and Mr. Grent in place of the latter, in expect-
ancy; fine, 4:0s. 2 June. Mr. Robert Gage, late of New

Inn, gent., son and heir of Robert Gage of ,* Northants,

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gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound with Mr. Edward Force
{mortuvs). Mk. Richard, son and heir of Henry Blancherd,
late of Priors Corte, Berks, esq., deceased, specially; no fine,
because his father was one of the Masters of the Bench. Bound
with Mr. William Denton. 6 June. Mr. Robert, son and

heir-apparent of John Drewe of Vizes, Wilts, gent., generally;
fine, 53«. 4rf. 7 June. Mr. John, son and heir of William

Whitgifte of Claveringe, Essex, gent., generally; fine, 53s. 4rf.
Bound with Mr. William Combes. Mr. Richard, son and
heir of William Willis of Gloucester, gent., specially ; fine, 41.
Boimd with Mr. Thomas WagstafiF.

At a Parliament holden 9 June, 34 Eliz., 1592.

Mr. Mann was chosen Assistant to Mr. Marston, Reader for
next Autumn. .

Messrs. Denton, Cavell, Stampe, and Ayleworth are ap-
pointed to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Coxe, Juell, Robert Davies, and Baylye are appointed
to provide the Reader's feast.

Mr. Morrice and Mr. Dale are chosen to supply the places
of my Lord Chief Justice of England and Mr. Crumpton for
all bonds to be taken to the use of the House. English,

Mess^. Dale, Pagett, and Shurley are appointed to confer
with thfee Benchers of the Inner Temple concerning the
petition of Dr. Balgay, Master of the Temple, touching pay-
ment of his duties. English

The Stewards of the Reader's feast shall hereafter be only
charged 5/. each. English.

Mr. Martyn is restored into the House. English.

Mr. Fletewoode's restitution is deferred until he has per-
formed the order made at the last Parliament English.

Messrs. Flyer, F. Brewster, and H. Mountague are called to
the Utter Bar by Mr. Marston, Reader.

Admissions: — ^^11 June, 1592. Mr. Thomas Crispe to the
chamber of Messrs. R. Chappell and T. Palmer, sen., in place of
the latter; fine, 53s. 4d. 6 July. Mr. Henry Martyn to the
chamber of Messra William Bowme and Hensmann in place
of the former; fine, 20s. 7 July. Mr. Thomas Eliott, late

of New Inn, gent., son and heir-apparent of Edward Eliott of
J^'ewjand, Essex, esq., generally ; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr.
William Sammes. 2 Aug. Mr. John, son and heir-apparent



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of John Marston of C!oventry, esq., specially, by tfr, Marston, his
father, Reader. 1 Aug. Mr. Humfrey, fourth son of Richard

Maye of London, merchant, deceased, specially ; fine paid to the
Reader. Bound with Messrs. James Whitlocke and William
Hatton. 5 Aug. Mr. Humfrey CoUes, late of New Inn,
gent., son and heir-apparent of Michael Colles of Bradwell,
Bucks, gent., generally; fine, 20& Bound with Messrs.
Richard Oseley and Robert Gage.

" This Sommer no vacacion was kept because of the sicknes."
" This yeare Christmas was no vacacion for that no commons
was kepte in the Howse from the vijth daye of August, 1592, to
the xxth day of January following, by reson of the sicknes."

Admissions: — 23 Jan., 1592. Mr. John, son and heir-
apparent of John Henninge of Nashcorte, Dorset, gent.,
generally ; fine, 31. 6s. 8d. Bound with Messrs. Robert Napper
and George Wrightington. Mr. Thomas, son and heir of
John Forde, late of Ashberton, Devon, gent., deceased, speci-
ally, at the request of Mr. Heale, a Master of the Bench of
the Inner Temple; fine, 3/. Qs. 8d. Bound with Messrs. James
Walrond and Thomas Popham. 24 Jan. Mr. Henry

Sterrell, late of New Inn, gent., second son of Henry Sterrell of
Gaynsbrowghe, Lincolnshire, esq., generally; fine, 205. Bound
with Messrs. Henry Hensman and Richard Oseley. 27 Jan,
Mr. Ralf, son and heir-apparent of John Waldron of Tiverton,
Devon, gent., generally ; fine, 3/. Bound with Messrs. James
Clarke and George Prowse. 1 Feb. Mr. Maurice, third

son of Maurice Tressham of Newton, Northants, esq., deceased,
specially; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Francis Tate and
Nicolas Gascoigne. 3 Feb. Mr. Richard, son and heir-
apparent of Richard Symes of Starton, Northants, gent, speci-
ally; fine, 41. Bound with Messrs. William Symes and
Leonard Robertson. 2 Feb. Francis Veer, knt., specially ;
gratis. Thomas Norris, knt., specially ; gratis. Martin
Frobiser, knt., specially; gratis. 4 Feb. Mr. William,

sixth son of John Ryves of Blandford, Dorset, esq., deceased,
generally ; fine, 535. 4rf. 5 Feb. Mr. Thomas, third son of
Robert Andrewe of Harlston, Northants, gent., generally ; fine,
53s. 4:d. Bound with Messrs. Francis Morgan and Francis
Gifforde. Mr. Walter, second son of Walter Bayley the
Queen's doctor of medicine, deceased, specially; fine, 4/. 10s.
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his brother, in place of the latter ; fine, 5/. 9 Feb. Mr.

Bartholomew Grosnold, late of New Inn, gent., son and heir-
apparent of Antony Gosnold of Grunsbrowgh, Suflfolk, gent.,
generally; fine, 205. Bound with Messrs. John Ethell and
Thomas Eliott. Mr. John Ethell, late of New Inn; gent.,
son and heir-apparent of Robert Ethell of High Offley,
Staffordshire, gent., generally; fine, 20^. Bound with Mr.
Bartholomew Gosnold. Mr. Kellam, son and heir-apparent
of Andrew Jenour of Dunmowe, Essex, esq., generally; fine,
538. 4d, Boimd with Messrs. Andrew Jenoiu: and William
Tyffyn. Mr. John, son and heir of John Legerde of St
John's super Walbrooke, London, gent., deceased, specially;
fine, 5/. Boimd ¥rith Mr. Richard ^omehilL Mr. Hugh,
son and heir of Robert Robothom of Thame, Oxon., gent.,
deceased, specially ; fine, 20«., being a kinsman of the Treasurer.
Bound with Messrs. Christopher and Edwin Kendall. Mr.
Richard, second son of John Challoner of Fulham, Middlesex,
gent., generally; fine, 53s. 4rf.

At a Parliament holden FebM 85 Eliz., 1592.

Mr. Denton was chosen Reader for Autumn next, and in his
default Mr. Cavell.

Mr. Boys' fine for not reading in Easter term last is re-
duced to 10/. English.

Mr. Courte, in respect of his infirmity, is ordered to pay
but 5/. for his fine for not reading. English.

Mr. Lewknor should have read for his second reading in
next Lent, but because of the sickness last summer, and be-
cause one of the gentlemen died of the plague in the House,
he could not have access to his chamber, so that the reading
failed. Notwithstanding it is ordered that commons of the
House shall be kept next Lent, and the moots and exercise
of learning kept in the House and in the Inns of Chancery ;
and there is to be a vacation for Utter Barristers and Inner
Barristers who have not served their vacations as amply as if
there had been a reading. English.

Fellows and students of New Inn shall continue and keep
commons of the House. The moots and exercise of learning
are to be kept this Lent. There is to be a vacation as hereto-
fore in reading times. The students of this House are to be
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the exercise of learning in reading times, if it be needful from
the small number in commons. English.

A conference shall be had with some of the Masters of the
Bench of the Inner Temple about Dr. Balgaye's suit for some
further allowance for the new buildings in the parsonage
house. English.

Messrs. Dale, Pagett, and Shurley shall call the Steward to
account for the money which he hath received for the Master
of the Temple. Ertglish.

Mr. William Floetewoodde's readmittance is to be resolved
upon at the Benchers' table after Mr. Agmondisham has been
spoken with. English,

Each vacationer is fined 20$. for absence from Mr. Marston's
reading last Autumn. (Marginal note : " Because of the sick-
nes, no vacacion.")

22 Feb. Mr. William Flettwood's readmittance was moved
at the Bench table by Mr. Sandis to the residue of the Benchers
then in commons, viz. Messrs. Agmondesham, Weston, Williams,
and Ewens, and at the earnest request of Serjeant Fleettwood,
his father, and on his own submission, he was restored.
English.

1 March, 1592. A lease was granted by Miles Sandis,
Treasurer, to William Goddarde of Westminster, gent, of the
little shed or parcel of a shop at the left hand of the going
out of the Temple Gate, for twenty-four years; fine, 53a 4d.;
yearly rent, 3s. 4rf., to begin on Lady Day, 1596. English,

2 May, 1593. On 26 April the Queen knighted William
Weston, a Master of the Bench, and Robert Napper. The
Benchers, therefore, call Napper to be a Master of the BencL
Copies of the signatures of William Weston, Peter Roos,
Thomas Bowyer, John Agmondesham, Richard Lewknor, John
Shurley, William Gibbes, George Snygge, David Williams,
Matthew Ewens, Bartholomew Mann, John Marston.

Admissions: — 13 Feb., 1592. Mr. William, son and heir
of Henry Fontleroy, late of Fontlero/s Marshe, Dorset, de-
ceased, specially; fine, 4i. 10^. Boimd with Messrs. Richard
and John Swayne. Mr. Miles, son and heir-apparent of Miles
Doddinge of Cunnyshed, Lancashire, gent, specially ; no fine,
because the Treasurer is his uncle. Bound with Messrs. John
Fell and Alan Bellingham. 14 Feb. Mr. Henry Sammes,

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Totham Magna, Essex, gent., deceased, generally; fine, 20^.
Bound with Messrs. William Sammes and William Vernon.
21 Feb. Mr. William, second son of Henry Billingsley, citizen
and alderman of London, generally ; fine, 3/. 6s. 8d. Boimd
with Messrs. John Duffield and Peter Barnes. 1 March.

Mr. William, son and heir-apparent of William Vernon of
Maiden, Essex, gent., generally ; fine, 3/. 6$. 8d. Bound with
Messrs. William and Henry Sammes. 2 March. Mr. James
Whitlocke, late of New Inn, gent., fourth son of Richard
Whitlocke of the parish of St. Dunstan in the East, gent.,
deceased, generally; fine, 205. Boimd with Messra Peter
Barnes and Bartholomew Gosnold. 6 March, 1592. Mr.
Thomas, third son of William Flettwood, Serjeant-at-Law,
generally ; no fine, because his father was a Master of the
Bench and always a well-wisher to this Fellowship. Boimd
with Messrs William Flettwood, his brother, and Richard
Martyn. 10 March. Mr. Robert, son and heir-apparent of

Walter Harecourt of Staunton Harcourte, Oxon., knt., specially ;
fine, 4/. lOs. Bound with Mr. Robert Bowyer. 13 March.

Mr. John, second son of John Hbskines of Mounton, Hereford-
shire, gent., generally; fine, 3/. Bound with Messrs. John
Davies and James Kirton. 4 May. Mr. Hugh, third son
of Walter Bouckland of Stanlinch, Wilts, esq., generally ; fine,
53s. 4rf. Bound with Messrs. Henry Purye and George Younge.
8 May, 1593. Thomas, son of Sir William Weston, knt,
specially, and into his father's chamber, in which his father
retains his right. Copies of the signatures of George
Niccolles, Peter Roos, Thomas Bowyer, John Agmondesham,
Richard Lewknor, John Boys, John Savill, Richard Johnson,
John Shurley, Gteorge Snygge, David Williams, Matthew
Ewens, John Marston. 11 May, 1593. Mr. Sidney, sixth

son of Edward Mountagu of Bowghton, Northants, knt, speci-
ally; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Henry Mountagu, his
brother, and Francis Harvey. Mr. Humfrey, son and heir-
apparent of Henry Walrond of Sea, Somerset, esq., specially ;
fine, 4/. Boimd with Mr. James Walrond. 12 May. Mr.

Vigorus to the chamber of Messra Wincolne and Dike on the
death of the latter ; fine, 20^. 18 May. Mr. William, son

and heir-apparent of John Peter of Ingerston, Essex, knt., speci-
ally ; fine, 5/. 21 May. Mr. John, son and heir of Thomas
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4/. 10«. Bound yrith Messrs. Thomas WhetJey and Richard
Browne. Also to the chamber of Messrs. Thomas Whetley
and Richard Browne in place of the latter ; fine, 50«.

At a Parliament holden 21 May, 85 Eliz., 1598.

Mr. Cavell was chosen Reader for next Autmna

Dr. Balgay, the Master of the Temple, shall have 15/. more
towards the finishing of his buildings than he had, according
to the order of the Inner Temple made in Hilary term last
English,

Mr. Warr shall be with Mr. Rosse in the chamber late
belonging to the Lord Chief Justice. English.

Upon examination of the cause between Baker, the Minister,
and Pascall, on the one part, and Middleton, the Clerk, on the
other, before Messrs. Wiatt and Hare of the Inner Temple and
Messrs. Bowyer and Williams of the Middle Temple, though
we misUked the buying and selling of the Clerkship, yet upon
consideration that Middleton is placed in the office and that
Baker was at some charge in building the house which
the Benchers of both Houses allowed for the Clerk ; though
he has already had 20Z. of Middleton, we have persuaded
Middleton to give 20/. more to Baker, as well for himself as
to satisfy the demands of Pascall, who claims the house.
Thus Clerk Middleton is to enjoy the house and shops.
Afterwards it was agreed that this house should never again
be used as a dwelling-house. English.

The following vacationers are fined for absence at Lent.
(No names.)

16 June. There shall be no reading in this House this
summer by reason of the great danger of the plague at this
time in the city. English.

Admissions : — 2 5 May. Mr. Sterrell to the chamber of Messra
Tomson and Gteorge Younge in place of the latter ; fine, 20s.
Mr. Richard Blunden to the chamber of Mr. Andrew Blun-
den, his father ; fine, 405. Mr. Jenour to the chamber of

Messra Tyffyn and Winterflood in place of the latter, in
expectancy ; fine, 5/. Mr. George Lee, late of New Inn, gent.,
son and heir of Thomas Lee of Waterford, Ireland, gent,
deceased, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Mr. Richard
Hadsor. 30 May, Mr. Gteorge Austen of Guldeford,

Surrey, gent., specially ; fine, 3/. 6s. Sd Boimd with Messrs.



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