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whereof two of them have been lately starved to death, and others detained
prisoners for his fees after they were discharged by this Court without fees,"
seven Justices are appointed to inquire what allowances have been made by
former governors of the said House to prisoners in their custody, what the
present governor has allowed to his prisoners, and in what condition those
prisoners now are, &c. They are to report on Thursday next ... p. 35

Report on the state of the prisoners in Bridewell. On December 7th
there were 23 prisoners. Richard Bulke, discharged by the Court October loth,
was detained till November 4th, and John Wakefield, discharged on the same
day, w^as kept till November 5th. The Justices state that when Captain Jones
was keeper, the prisoners had flesh on Mondays and Thursdays, about a
pennyworth of bread a day, and also meal pottage, water gruel, or pease
pottage every day ; the same was allowed in Mr. Parrott's days, and was begun
by Captain Moult, the present governor, but for four months he only gave flesh
on Sundays, but " of late " gave the same allowance as formerly ... ibid.

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Order concerning the settlement of John Kendall and his family at Bow.

p. 37

Order for the overseers, &c., of St. Clement Danes parish to pay Hugh
Bishop and Manasseh Landor ^11 Zs. iid. due to them by Easter next.
\^Vide Sessions Book t^^2, -p. ^^^ ... ... ... ... ... ... ibid.

Order concerning the settlement of Elizabeth Bradford, alias Bedford,
at IsHngton ... ... ... ... ... ^. ... ... p. 39



192 Middlesex Cou7ity Records.

Order for the churchwardens, &c., of Whitechapel, to make a rate to
rehnburse the late churchwardens and overseers the sums of ^22 \\s. ^d.
and ;^iio 12^-. respectively, on the report of the Justices appointed at the
last Court. {Vide Sessions Book



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