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R. Bellingham, Bogas, Jo. Latton, Burke, H. Pollard.

Admissions: — 18 June, 1596. Mr. Nicolas Strete, late of
New Inn, gent., son and heir-apparent of Nicolas Strete of
Taunton, Somerset, gent., generally; fine, 205. Bound with
his father and Thomas Raynoldes. Mr. William, second
son of Reginald Mackreth of Hauxhed, Lancashire, specially ;
no fine, because lie is the Treasurer's clerk. 20 June. Mr.

Antony Sawrey and Mr. Henry, son and heir-apparent of Mr.
John Savile, Sergeant-at-Law, to John Savile's chamber late
Mr. Page's ; fine, 20s. 23 June. Mr. Edmund C!onquest into
the above chamber in expectancy. Afterwards Mr. Lewes was
admitted in place of Mr. Sawrey. 24 June. Messrs. John
Carvile and George Chute, to the chamber on the west side
of the second floor of Sandis' new building in le Vine Gourt ;
fine, 40/. Messrs. John Culpeper, jim., and George

Malett to the upper of the two garret chambers on the east
side of Sandis' building in le Vine Court; fine, 40/. Mr.
John Lowe to the chamber of William Bruncker, knt, de-
ceased, and Mr. Timothy Johnson, in place of the former ; fine.



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61 13«. 4d. Mr. Richard Kelley, late of New Inn, gent,
third son of Oliver Kelley, late of Kelley, Devon, esq., deceased,
generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs. John Marston, jun.,
and John Armitage. 24 June. Mr. Richard Warre to the

chamber of Messrs. Connocke and John Woodd, jun., deceased,
in place of the latter ; fine, 20s.

At a Parliament holden 25 June, 88 Eliz., 1596.

Mr. Johnson was chosen Assistant to Mr. Phillippes, Reader
for next Autumn.

Messrs. Clarke, Gosnoll, Swayne, and Daston are appointed
to stand at the Cupboard.

Messra Symcoxe, G. Cole, R. Weston, and Tytchbome are
appointed to provide the Reader s feast.

Mr. Miles Sandys, esq., resigned the Treasurership, and Mr.
James Morrice, esq., the Queen s Attorney of Her Court of
Wards and Liveries, was chosen Treasurer, but Mr. Sandis
will remain to the end of this term. Mr. Morrice shall have
a voice in the Parliament, as his two last predecessors have
had.

Messrs. Boyes and Shurley are appointed Auditors.

Consideration of. the ordinances made 20 May last at Ser-
jeant's Inn, Fleet Street, is deferred, ^ many Masters of the
Bench are absent.

Mr. Orringe is discharged of all pensions and vacations in
consequence of his kindness to several fellows in his place
imder Sir John Puckering, late Keeper of the Great Seal, and
Sir Thomas Bromley, late Chancellor.

Messrs. Edwin and William Sandys, sons of the Treasurer,
are discharged of all pensions and vacations.

Philip Wallis, the gardener, is allowed one cast of manchets
and two green pots of beer per diem. JEnglisk.

Admission: — 26 June. Mr. Jerome Downe to the chamber
of Messrs. John Stone, John Lowe, and Christopher Frothingham
in place of Mr. Lowe; fine, 20«.

Acts done in the Treasurership of James Horrice, esq.,
Attorney of the Queen of Her Court of Wards and
Liveries.

Richard Baldwin was appointed Under Treasurer.
Admissions: — 7 July, 1596. Mr. Patrick White, late of



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New Inn, gent., son and heir of Thomas White, late of Clonmell,
Tipperary, gent, deceased, generally; fine, 20s. Bound with
Messrs. Ralf Carre and James Qoegh. Mr. James Groeghe, late
of New Inn, gent., son and heir-apparent of Edward Goeghe of
Clonmell, co. Tipperary, esq., generjJly ; fine, 20s. Boimd with
Messrs. Ralf Carr and Patrick White. 12 Aug. Mr. John,

son and heir-apparent of William Seward of Weston, in the
parish of Penbridg, Herefordshire, gent., specially; no fine,
being admitted by favour of Edward Phillippes, esq.. Reader.
Bound with Messrs. Thomas Farewell and Henry Reade.
Mr. Thomas, son and heir of Thomas Wayte, late of London,
gent., deceased, specially ; fine, 31 Bound with Messrs. John
Hoskines and Benjamin Rudyerd. 14 Oct. Mr. Francis,

son and heir of John Southe, late of Keylbye, Lincolnshire,
gent, deceased, specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Edward
Southe and William Liggons. 20 Oct Mr. Peter, son and
heir of William Pinchon, late of Writtle, Essex, esq., deceased,
specially; fine, 31, Bound with Messrs. Henry Ludlowe and
John Culpeper, jim. Mr. Brian, son and heir-apparent of
Henry Cave of Ingersbye, Leicestershire, esq., specially ; fine, 4Z.
Bound with Messrs. Francis Tate and Eusebius Cave, his brother.
Mr. Eusebius, second son of the above Henry Cave, specially ;
fine, 4/. Bound with Francis Tate and his brother, Brisq^
Mr. Richard Dalbye, late of New Inn, gent, son and heir-
apparent of Edmund Dalbye of Butlers Marston, Warwickshire,
gent, specially; fine, 53s. 4d. Bound with Messrs. Richard
Willis and Thomas Wagstaff. 2 3 Oct. Mr. Richard, son and

heir-apparent of John Carter of St Colombo^ Cornwall, gent,
specially ; fine, 4/. Boimd with Messrs. Richard Symondes and

. Mr. Greorge, sixth son of Edwin Sandis, archbishop of

York, deceased, specially; no fine, by request of Mr. Sandis,
late Treasurer. 26 Oct Mr. George, son and heir-apparent

of Matthew Wentworth of Bretton, Yorks, esq., specially;
fine, 4/. Bound, with Messrs. Peter Fretchvile and John
Carvile.

At a Parliament holden 29 Oct, 88 Eliz., 1596.

Mr. Shurley was chosen Reader for next Lent
The readings of Messrs. Edmund Marvyn and James Clarke,
the two next Readers by ancienty, being next in ancienty of
the Utter Bar to Mr. Edward Phillippes, Reader last Autunm,



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are deferred by reason of their bodily weakness until the
Masters of the Bench think fit, and Mr. Richard Swaine, their
junior, is chosen Reader for Autumn next.

Mr. Richard Symonds and Mr. Richard Stephens are each
fined 6/. 13s. 4d. for not reading>^^ot>: '5/. paid by each to
Mr. Morrice, remaining in his hands at4ti» death.)

The wages of the four junior Butlers was raised from 65. 8d.
to 20s. a year. /

The Laundress shall receive an increase of 33s. 4d. to her
yearly salary of 5Z.

The calls of Messrs. Thomas Farewell and Henry Reade_to
the degree of " le Utter Barr " by Mr. Phillippes, late Reader,
are confirmed.

The calls to the Utter Bar of Mr. Edward Bacon by
Mr. Thomas Harris, then Reader, Serjeant-at-Law elect, and of
Mr. John Crooke by Mr. Johnson, late Reader, are confirmed.

Messrs. C. Pigott, Wotton, Kyrton, Carvile, and J. Boys are
called to the degree of " le Utter Barr " at this Parliament.

The following vacationers are fined 20s. each for absence
and being out of commons in last Autumn during Mr. Phillippes'
reading: — Utter Barristers: Messrs. N. Adams, Coleforde,
T. Chappell, G. Drydon, Robert Davies, Fulnettby, Jacobb,
Maynard, Phelpes, R. Reynell, Sayer, Sybthorpe, jun.,
G. Strode, Trowbridg, Wilkinson, H. Welshe. Inner
Barristers : Messrs. Burk, Burlas, Bogas, R. Bellingham, Bame-
feild, Canon, Cumpton, S. Clyffbrde, S. Edolphe, Gwynn,
Honychurch, G. Harvey, A. Jenour, Z. Isham, Mannering,
Mumpesson, C. Newport, PoUarde, Powell, H. Savile, Ed.
South, T. South, Streynsham, Spraceling, Stritche, T. Tompson,
Uvedale, T. Williams.

Admissiom : — 29 Oct. Mr. William Ryves to the chamber
of Messrs. Timothy Johnson and John Lowe on the decease of
the former; fine, only 3/. 6s. 8rf., because he left his own
chamber to the use of Mr. Mann, Master of the Bench.
8 Nov. Mr. Thomas Pollington, late of New Inn, gent., second
son of Ralf Pollington, late of Wallingford, Berks, gent.,
deceased, generally; fine, 20s. Boimd with Messrs. Richard
Moore and John Canon. 9 Nov. Mr. Francis, son and
heir-apparent of Richard Joyener of Cuddesdon, Oxon., gent.,
specially; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Nicolas Overburye
and . Mr. Bartram, son and heir of Antony Buhner,

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late of Thirlsdon, Durham, esq., deceased, specially; fine, 3/.
Bound with Messrs. Nicolas Eveleigh and Ralf Delavale.
10 Nov. Mr. John> second son of Henry Copleston of
Yalm6pton, Devon, esq., generally; fine, 40«. Bound with
Messrs. Alexander Maynard and Arthur Copleston. 12 Nov.

Mr. William, son and heir-apparent of George Carye of*
Clovelley, Devon, esq., specially ; fine, 3Z. 6s, 8d. Bound with
Messrs. John Copleston and Greorge Rolle. Mr. Bartram

Buhner to the chamber of Messrs. Flettwood Dormer and
WiUiam Sames in place of the latter ; fine, 33s. 4d. 13 Nov.
Mr. William Sammes to the chamber of Henry Ferrers, esq.,
and Mr. Thomas Fleettwodd in place of the former; fine, 20s.

14 Nov. Mr. Edward, third son of Grerman Poole of Radbom,
Derbyshire, esq., generally; fine, 40s. Bound with Messrs.
Thomas Warre and Jerome Downe. Mr. Henry, fourth son
of German Poole, generally ; fine, 40s. Bound with the same.

15 Nov. Mr. Francis Withens to the chamber of Messrs.
Richard Connocke and Richard Warre in place of the former.
He shall also enjoy his present chamber ; fine, 20s. 20 Nov.
39 Eliz., 1596. Mr. John Daccombe to the chamber of
Messrs. Richard Swayne, one of the Masters of the Bench, and
William Freke, in expectancy; fine, 3L 6s. 8d. Mr. Humfrey
Brewster, late of New Inn, gent., second son of lliunfrey
Brewster, late of Wrentham, SuflFolk, esq., deceased, specially ;
fine, 40s. Bound with Messrs. John and Francis Brewster.
Mr. Charles, son and heir-apparent of Charles Croftes of
Bardwell, Suffolk, esq., specially ; fine, 51 Bound with Messrs.
John and Francis Brewster. Mr. Gilbert, second son of
Gilbert Berrye, late of Grantham, Lincolnshire, esq., deceased,
generally ; fine, 3/. Bound with Messrs. Edward Southe and
William Lyggons.

At a Parliament holden 26 Nov., 89 Eliz.

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

The consideration of Mr. Doggett s petition for readmission
is deferred to next Parliament.

Admissions: — 30 Nov. Mr. Tobias, son and heir-apparent
of John Newcourt of Pickwell, Devon, esq., specially ; fine, dl.



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Bound with Messrs. James Welshe and Henry Martyn. Mr.
Gregory Amiitage to the chamber of Messrs. Edward Ayleworth
and Walter Bayley in place of the latter; fine, 40s. 26 Jan.

Mr. Peter, fourth son of Richard Saltanstall, citizen and alder-
man of London, specially ; fine, 5Z., paid to Mr. Shurley, Reader.
Bound with Messrs. Robert Cassey and Henry Tokefeild.

At a Parliament holden 11 Feb., 39 Eliz., 1596.

Matthew Dale, esq., was chosen Treasurer for next year, and
he shail have his voice in Parliament as others.

Richard Baldwin was appointed Under Treasurer.

In future the Chief Treasurer shall only remain in office for
one year.

Richard Baldwin, now Under Treasurer, shall give an
obligation, with sureties, to Matthew Dale, Treasurer, and two
Masters of the Bench next in ancienty to him, for the treasure
of the House in the time of Miles Sandis, esq.. Treasurer ; which
treasure, now in the hands of the Under Treasurer, amounts
to .

Mr. Edward Phillippes was chosen Assistant to Mr. Shurley,
Reader for next Lent

Messrs. Swaine, Daston, F. Morgan, and Overburye are ap-
pointed to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Robertson, F. Moore, Ed. Baynham, and Philpott are
appointed to provide the Reader s feast.

Messrs. Boys and Pagytt are appointed auditors of the
account of James Morice, last Treasurer, deceased.

The following vacationers are fined 20s. each for absence
at Christmas: — Messrs. Kelley, Streynsham, J. Daccombe,
Broderepp, Traughton, W. Newburgh, H. Pollarde, J. Latton,
T. Fowler, L Powell, Borlas, Bogas, W. Wilford, R. Bellingham,
Bromefeilde, F. Frothingham, W. Cpppley, H. Savile, Ed. Southe,
Mooreton, Z. Isham, T. Williams, Stritche, Bamefeild, Coxwell,
Cumpton, A. Jenour, S. Edolphe, Ed. Wattes, Spracelinge,
Gwynn.

Admissions : — Mr. Henry, second son of James Morice, esq.,
the Queen's Attorney of Her Court of Wards and Liveries,
deceased ; grcUis. Bound with Messrs. Antony Luther and Ed.
Turner. Also to the chamber of Messrs. Luther and John
Morice, his brother, in expectancy of the latter ; graiis, Mr.
Boys, a Master of the Bench, to the late James Morice's



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chamber. Mr. Johnson, another Master of the Bench, to
Mr. Boys' chamber. Mr. Marston, another Master of the
Bench, to Mr. Johnson's chamber. Mr. Henry, second son
of William Jones of Edington, Wilts, gent, specially ; fine, 4/.
Bound with his father and Sefton Jones, his brother. Messrs.
Sefton and Henry Jones to the chamber of Messrs. John
Homer, Thomas Hannam, and Thomas Warre at the instance
of John Popham, knt, Chief Justice of England. Hereafter
the chamber shall be for two only ; no fine, as the chamber is
ruinous and will be repaired at their costa

Acts done during* the Treasurership of Matthew Dale, esq.

Admissions : — Thomas Waters, Second Butler, to the chamber
of Messrs. William Symes and John Fell in place of the
former; no fine, as the chamber is ruinous. 11 Feb. Mr.

Roger, second son of William Horton of Iford, Wilts, esq.,
specially; fine, only 40a, at the instance of Mr. Mann, a
Master of the Bench. Bound with Messrs. John Crooke and
John Mann. 13 Feb., 1596. Mr. John, fourth son of Half
Mercer of Whitley, Berks, gent., generally; fine, 31. 6s. 8cL
Boimd with Messrs. William Burdett and Edward LydalL
Mr. Nathfl^el, only son of John Hunter, citizen and draper
of London, specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Robert
Fage and John Bettes. 15 Feb. Mr. Edward, son and
heir-apparent of Thomas Dorrell of Bowley, Sussex, esq.,
specially ; fine, only 3/. 6s. 8d., at the instance of Mr. Lewknor,
Serjeant-at-Law. Bound with Messrs. Paul Fox and Robert
Bowyer. 17 Feb. Mr. Richard, son and heir-apparent of

Richard Carewe of Antony, Cornwall, esq., specially ; fine, 4Z. .
Bound with Messrs. Thomas Trefrye and Arthur Copleston.
19 Feb. Mr. Robert, second son of Edward Fage of Dudding-
hurst, Essex, gent., generally ; fine, 3/. Bound with his father
and Mr. John Brewster. Mr. Michael, second son of Hanibal
Vivian of Trelawarren, Cornwall, esq., generally; fine, 3/.
Bound with Messrs. Francis Vivian, his brother, and Greorge
RoUe. Mr. Henry, son and heir of Henry Elsinge, late of
London, gent, deceased, specially; fine, 4/. Bound with
Messrs. Robert Bowyer and Francis Hanbury. 20 Feb.
William Temple of London, esq., specially, by assent of John
Shurley, esq., Reader, and other Masters of the Bench.
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assent of the same. 2 March, 1596. George Bowlton,
Under Cook, to the oflSce of Chief Cook, in place of William
Graves, deceased. Thomas Moseley to the oflSce of Under
Cook. 3 March* Mr. Swayne to the chamber of Messra
Thomas Barker and William Tofte on the death of the latter ;
no fine, because he is a Master of the Bench. 17 March.

Mr. John, son and heir-apparent of Robert Kaye of Woodsom,
Yorks, esq., specially; fine, 4Z. Bound with Messrs. John
Carvile and John Armitage. 11 April, 1597. Mr. Walter,

son and heir-apparent of William Borough of Lymost, in the
parish of Stebunheath, Middlesex, esq., speciiJly; fine, 5L
Bound with Messrs. John Brewster and Humfrey Brewster.
13 April Mr. Thomas Warre to the chamber of Messrs.
Kyrton and Stowell on the death of the latter; fine, 40&
Mr. Henry, second son of Thomas Pounsett, late of Barking,
Essex, gent, deceased, specially ; fine, 5/. Bound with Messrs.
Thomas Kyghley, esq., and Thomas Kyghley, jun. Mr.
Thomas, son and heir-apparent of Thomas Kyghley of Grayes,
Essex, esq., generally; fine, SI. Bound with his father and
Henry Pounsett. 15 April. Mr. John Sparke, late of

Lyons Inne, gent., son and heir-apparent of John Sparke
of Pljrmmouth, Devon, gent, generally ; fine, 3/. Bound
with Messrs. Andrew Chalwell and Arthur Copleston.
19 April. Mr. Richard, third son of William Foxton of Cam-
bridge, gent., deceased, specially ; fine, 4Z. Bound with* Messrs.
William Cuttes and Francis Tate. 24 April. Mr. Aegre-

mont, eighth son of John Thynne, late of Longe Leate, Wilts,
knt., deceased, generally ; fine, SL Bound with Messrs. Thomas
Nicholas and John Dackombe. John Arrundle, esq., to
half a chamber in the buildings of Messrs. Sumaster and Moyle,
next below the chamber of Messrs. Antony Barker and John
Barker, late held by William Crocker, gent, deceased, with
Mr. Josia Calmady, by assignment of Messrs. Sumaster and
Moyle. 29 April. Mr. Henry, son and heir-apparent of
Henry BoUe of Stevenston, Devon, esq., specially; fine, 51.
Bound with Messrs. George Rolle and Richard Carewe.
30 April Mr. John, second son of John Southe, late of
Keylbye, Lincolnshire, gent, deceased, specially; fine, 4Z.
Bound with Messrs. Francis Southe, his brother, and Thomas
Triste. 2 May. Mr. Thomas Streynsham to the chamber
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former; fine, 40s. 4 May. Mr. Thomas Flettwoodd to
the chamber of Messrs. Dormer and Bulmer in place of the
latter; fine, 20s. Mr. Thomas Triste to the chamber of
Messrs. Charles Newport and Peter Riddell in place of the
former; fine, 20s. 4 May. Mr. Charles Croftes to the
chamber of Messrs. John Brewster and Francis Brewster in
place of the former; fine, 30s. Mr. John Brewster to the
chamber of Messrs. William Sammes and Thomas Flettwoodd
in place of the latter on his leaving ; fine, 20s. Mr. Edward,
third son of John Latton, late of Kingston Bagpuze, Berks,
esq., deceased, generally; fine, only 40s., at the request of
Mr. Williams, Serjeant-at-Law. Bound with Messrs. John
Latton, his brother, and Richard Blancharde. 6 May. Mr.

Andrew, son and heir of Fabian Phillipes, late of Orleton,
Herefordshire, esq., deceased, specially ; fine, only 40s., at the
request of Mr. Walter, a Master of the Bench. Bound with
Messrs. John Woodd and . Mr. John, son and heir-
apparent of William Savage of Elmeley Castle, Worcestershire,
esq., specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Richard Daston
and Thomas Savage. Also to the chamber of Messrs. Daston
and Jacobb in place of the latter; fine, 20s. Mr. Antony, son
and heir-apparent of Edward Bugges of Harlowe, Essex, esq.,
specially; fine, 5/. Bound with Messrs. John Brewster and
Walter Borough. Mr. Thomas, second son of William
Savage of Elmeley Castle, Worcestershire, esq., specially ; no
fine, at the special instance of Richard Paston. Boimd with
Messrs. Richard Daston, esq., and John Savage, his brother.

At a Parliament holden 6 Hay, 39 Eliz., 1597.

Mr. Swaine was chosen Reader for Autumn next.

The calls of Messrs. G. Shurley and Tokefielde to the degree
of " le Utter Barr " by John Shurley, esq., in his reading, are
confirmed.

Mr. Fretchvile and other Stewards of the Readers' feasts who
owe money to the pewterer for loss and hire of vessel, shall pay
the same or else their " bandes " be put in suit English.

Mr. Goddarde, gent.. Usher of the Star Chamber, shall have
the next admittance into any part of any chamber which shall
fall void imless it be a Bencher's chamber, excepting two
admittances already granted to two fellows of this House. In
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room under the Temple Gate, late in the tenure of Florence
Graunger, widow, deceased, made 21 Eliz., to Emanuel
Maunsell, scrivener, deceased. English,

The order for payment of commons made 9 Feb., 19 Eliz.,
shall be put in execution. (See p. 214.) English.

The Butler shall not hereafter receive any gentleman into
commons who owes any commons, until they are paid. If
the Steward does not diligently endeavour himself to have this
order executed, he shall have no relief of the House charge
towards the recovering of any commons to him due, and shall
have further fine and punishment as thought meet English.

The following vacationers are fined 205. each for absence
and being out of commons in Lent last during Master Shurley's
reading : — Utter Barristers : Messrs. Trowbride, Sybthorpe, jun.,
Chamond, Phelpes, Robert Davies, H. Welshe, Maynard,
Adams, T. Chappell, G. Strode, G. Drydon, F. Ashley, H.
Reade, Crooke, Fulnetby, R. Moore, Becke, R. Ashley, Wootton.
Inner Barristers: Messrs. H. Savile, F. Frothingham, Brome-
feilde, R Belhngham, Bogas, Powell, Ed. Scott, H. PoUarde,
F. Vivian, Traughton, Broderepp, R. Kelley, J. Daccombe.

Admissions : — 1 2 May. Alan Percey, esq., fifth son of Henry,
late earl of Northumberland, and brother of Henry, now earl,
specially ; fine, 4/. Bound with Messrs. Francis Moore and
John Carvile. George Percy, esq., seventh son of the same,
specially; same fine and pledges. Mr. Thomas, son and
heir-apparent of Thijjmas Bigges of Lenchwick, Worcestershire,
esq., specially; fine, 6*/. Bound with Messrs. James Walwyn
and Benjamin Rudyerd. Mr. Timothy WagstaflF, late of
Fumifalles Inne, gent., son and heir of Thomas Wagstaflf of
Harbury, Warwickshire, gent, specially ; fine, 31. Bound with
Messrs. Thomas WagstaflF and Richard Willis. 28 May.

Mr. Edward, son and heir of Vincent Boys, late of Beakesbom,
Kent, gent., deceased, specially; fine, only 208., at the instance
of Mr. Boys, a Master of the Bench. Bound with Messrs.
William Nutt and John Boys, jun. 1 June. Mr. John,

son and heir of William Weste, late of Barwick, gent., de-
ceased, specially ; fine, 3/. 6& 8d. Bound with Messra Francis
Ashley and Henry PrannelL 2 June. Edward Seymor,
esq., son and heir-apparent of John Seymor of Marwell,
Hants, knt., specially; fine, 5/. Bound with Messrs. John
Paynter and John Philpott. 4 June. Mr. John Weste to the



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chamber of Messrs. Cuttes and Prannell in place of the latter ;
line, 40«. 6 June. Mr. Christopher Hardey, late of New
Inn, gent, fourth son of Edmund Hardey of Woolcomb
Matrayers, Dorset, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs.
Walter Newburgh and George Rolle. 10 June. Mr. John

Smythe to the chamber of Messrs. John Stone, Christopher
Frothingham, and Jerome Downe in place of the last ; fine, 20s.

At a Parliament holden 10 June, 89 Eliz., 1597.

Mr. Shurley was chosen Assistant to Mr. Swayne, Reader
for next Autumn.

Messrs. Daston, Morgan, Walrond, and Overbury are ap-
pointed to stand at the Cupboard.

Messrs. Tumor, Kempe, Trencharde, and Ludlowe are
appointed to provide the Reader's feast.

Admissions: — 14 June. Mr. Antony Washborne, second
son of John Washborne of Wichenford, Worcestershire, esq.,
generally; fine, 3/. Bound with Messrs. Richard Daston and
Nicolas Overbury. 15 Jime. Mr. Robert Drewe to the
chamber of Messrs. Doddinge and Streynsham in place of the
former; fine, 40s. 15 June. Mr. John Marston, jun., to
the chamber of his father, a Master of the Bench, and Mr.
Isaac Johnson ; fine, 40s. 20 June. Mr. Thomas Nicholas
to the chamber of Messrs. Thomas Stephens and Orringe in
place of the latter; fine, only 20s., at Mr. Stephens' instanca
8 July. Mr. George Shurley to the chamber of Mr. Shurley,
a Master of the Bench, and Mr. John Smyth, in place of
the latter; fine, 40s. 29 July. Mr. John Blomer, late of
New Inn, gent., fourth son of William Blomer of Hatheropp,
Gloucestershire, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messrs.
William Grove and Jasper Miller. 30 July. Mr. Richard,
third son of Robert Ryves, late of Randleston, Dorset, gent.,
deceased, specially; no fine, being admitted by favour of
Richard Swayne, esq.. Reader. Bound with Messrs. John
Swayne and John Daccombe. Mr. Henry Lench, late of
New Inn, gent., son and heir-apparent of Nicolas Lench of
Galway, esq., generally; fine, 20s. Bound with Messra
William Stritch and Andrew Jenour. Mr. Thomas, son and
heir-apparent of Nicolas Overbury of Aston Subedge, Gloucester-
shire, esq., specially ; fine, only 40s., at his father's instance.
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son and heir of Alexander Ewens of Wynd Canton, Somerset,
esq., specially; no fine, at the instance of Baron Ewens.
Bound with Messrs. Thomas Newman and John Ewens.
Mr. Greorge, fifth son of John Farewell of Holbrook,
Somerset, esq., specially; fine, only 205., at Baron Ewen's
instance. 16 Aug. Francis Lee, esq., son and heir-

apparent of William Lee of Newnam, Warwickshire, knt.,
specially, with assent of Richard Swayne, Reader, and other



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