James F. Larkin, c.s.v. and Paul L. Hughes (eds), Stuart Royal Proclamations, Vol. 1: Royal Proclamations of King James I 1603–1625

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pg 637GENERAL INDEX

Index numbers refer to proclamations, not to pages.

Abthorpe
royal proclamation issued from, 189
Accessary to piracy
appeal of, 28
punishment of, 46, 53
Accountant, 103
Action of debt, 116, 146
Admiral, 201. See also Lord High Admiral of England
Admiralty
officers of, 15, 44, 93, 169, 267
Admiralty case
decision in, 28
hearing of, 93
Admiralty records, 93
Adventurers
incorporation of for colonization, 212
petition of, 265
settlement of colony by, 201
Albert, Archduke of Austria, 42, 50, 53
Alderman
care of poor by, 78
enforcement of royal proclamations by, 259
prevention of plague by, 23
Alderman of London, 1, 25, 87, 139, 216
authorization of, 216
enforcement of royal proclamations by, 120, 121
regulation of building by, 255
Aldgate, 152
Ale
manufacture of, 91
regulation of sale of, 180, 193, 194
small, 180
strong, 180
Alehouse
disorders in, 180
games in, 180
licensing of, 180
search of, 161
Alehouse keeper
forfeiture of bond by, 184
fraud by, 182
investigation of, 193
licensing of, 214
recognizance bond of, 180
regulation of, 91, 181, 194
Ale measure, 182
Algiers
English pirates in, 93
pirates of, 242
Alien
importing by, 154, 187
purchase of land by, 97
Alienation in mortmain, 97
Alienations
office of, 90
Alley, 120, 121
All Hallowtide, Feast of, 54
Alloy of precious metals, 170, 227
All Saints, Feast of, 12, 95, 118, 182
Alum
export of, 101, 142, 169
import of prohibited, 101, 142, 169
price of, 101, 142, 169
royal monopoly in making of, 101, 142, 169
Alum mine
in Yorkshire, 142
transfer of to the Crown, 101, 142
Amazon river, 201
Ambassador, 208
complaint of, 242
insulting of in London, 216
regulation of posts by, 36, 39
rules of treatment of, 250
Spanish, 177
Amercement
for use of false weights and measures, 12
of collectors of royal revenue, 16
America, North, 168, 195, 212, 233
America, South, 201
American Indian
Christianizing of, 212
taught to use guns, 233
trade with, 233
Ampthill
royal proclamation issued from, 54
Andrewes, Lancelot, Bishop of Winchester, 239
Angel
on English gold coins, 187
Angel (English gold coin), 122, 189
Angel (English silver coin), 47
Angel gold, 189
Anne of Denmark, Queen of King James I
attendance on, 158
coronation of, 23
Court of, 111, 132, 143
danger to, from: Gunpowder Plot, 57; plague, 16, 19, 69, 70, 103
learned council of, 79
Annerdale, 168
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin, Feast of, 182, 234
Apartment building, 78
Apologie for Oath of Allegiance (by James I), 96
pg 638Apothecaries of London
book for direction of, 1 1, 206
incorporation of, 206
Apothecary, 171, 206
Apparel, 113
Apprentice, 68, 73
foreign travel by, 146
in tobacco pipemaking, 202
in wool industry, 165
monopoly for dispensing of, 217
riot by, 177
Arabella Stuart, see Stuart, Lady Arabella
Arable land
converting of to pasture, 217
Archbishop
administration of the Oath of Allegiance by, 118
apprehending of Roman Catholic clergy by, 34, 252
enforcement of religious conformity by, 35, 41
province of, 35
Archbishop of Canterbury
censorship by, 256
dissemination of God and the King by, 157
petition to the King by, 223
Archbishop of York
censorship by, 256
dissemination of God and the King by, 157
Architecture, 175
Armaments, 217
Armed robbery, 138
Armour
manufacture of, 113
precious metals used in, 183
prohibited in the middle shires, 168
sale of to pirates, 242
Armour oil, 217
Arms
carrying of, 126, 160
regulation of, 127, 168
sale of to American Indians, 233
taken from recusants, no
Arrest
of: escaped prisoners, 117; importers, 203; pipemakers, 202
resisting of, 126, 202
Artificer
alum importing by, 169
fraud by, 182
in the royal Court, 179
precious metals used by, 183, 191
recognizance bond of, 188
woolworking by, 38
Arundel and Surrey, Earl of, see Howard, Thomas
Ashby
royal proclamation issued from, 218
Ashfield, Robert, 58
Ashton
royal proclamation issued from, 167
Ash tree, 94
Assart
royal, 49, 52
Assembly
illegal, 6, 71, 72
prohibited, 1, 61, 63, 236
seditious, 177
Assignee
of: monopolist, 191, 198; patentee, 137, 197
Assize
attendance at, 37, 100
trial in, 84
Assize of beer, 91
Attainder
augmentation of royal revenue by, 97
of officers allowing fraud, 122
Attorney
pleadings by, 90
royal, 6
Attorney General
advice of in land compositions, 97
certification to of illegal residents in London, 259
prevention of treasure exporting by, 147
proceedings by in Star Chamber, 193, 202, 203, 231, 234, 237, 245, 257, 261, 264
prosecution by of: common carriers, 174; exporters, 141; London builders, 186, 204; offenders, 56
punishment by, 65, 195
regulation by of: mining leases, 254; wool trade, 151
report to of: fraud, 237; illegal cloth dyeing, 229
taking of surety bond by, 191
trial by, 184
Austria
Archdukes of, 42, 50
relations with, 42, 50, 53
Back screens, 217
Bacon, Francis, 223
Bagshot
royal proclamation issued from, 190
Bail
default of, 215
denial of, 28, 53, 68, 93, 146, 168, 247
Bainham, William, 139
Baize, 135
Baker
excessive prices by, 40, 109, 133
fraud by, 182
use of tokens by, 137
Ballast
casting of by ships in American harbours, 233
monopoly in sale of, 217
Baltic Sea
Eastland Company's monopoly in trade in, 228
Bancroft, Richard, Bishop of London, 1, 35
Banishment
of: felons, 168; Giles Mompesson, 213; Jesuits, 34; Roman Catholic clergy, 66; vagabonds, 27
Banister, John, 67
pg 639Bankruptcy, 215
Bankrupt person
disenablement of, 33
election of to the House of Commons, 207
Barbary
coin of, 124
protection of English pirates in, 93
Barbary Company, 144
Barbary gold, 124
Barber, 38
Barber, Baldwin, 67
Barbican
Spanish Ambassador's house in, 177
Bark (ship), 156
Barker, Robert
royal proclamations: printed by, 1–41, 43–85, 96–167, 194–205, 210–12; printed by assignees of, 169–71; printed by deputies of, 86–95
Barley
export of, 127, 248
harvest of, 91
Barn, 180
in London, 175
storage of wool in, 217
Baron, 21
Baron of the Exchequer, 16
appointment of royal commissions by, 265
certificate of fine payment to, 93
chief, 265
in admiralty proceedings, 28
issuance of search warrants by, 169
prevention of coin export by, 147
prosecution of exporters by, 141
regulation of wool trade by, 151
suppression of civil suits by, 165
Barrel
brewer's, 194
search of, 265
Bartholomew Fair at Smithfield, 24
Basing
royal proclamation issued from, 176
Basing of wool, 246
Beans, 127
Bear-baiting, 6
Beaver skin, 217
Bedstead, 183
Beech tree, 94
Beech wood, 51, 234
Beer
made of grain, 91
regulation of sale of, 91, 180, 193, 194
small, 180
storage of, 261
strong, 180
Beer measure, 182
Beggar
harbouring of, 180
increase in number of, 158
punishment of, 173
Beggary, 101, 134, 142, 246
Bennett, Robert, Bishop of Hereford, 1
Bergen-op-Zoom, 165
Berkshire, 165
Berwick upon Tweed
drug sale in, 232
exports of, 229
governor of, 36
imports of, 192
merchandising in, 31
port of entry, 4, 116
starchmaking in, 200, 226
Better, Thomas, 67
Bewcastle, 168
Bill, John
royal proclamations printed by, 168–95, 198–237, 239–48, 250–62, 264–7
Bill of Conformity (Bill of Complaint), 215
Bill of entry, 101, 105
Bill of exchange, 146
Biscayner, 140
Bishop, 70
apprehending of Roman Catholic clergy by, 252
at: coronation ceremony, 21; debates at Hampton Court, 35, 41
dissemination of God and the King by, 157
enforcement of religious uniformity by, 35, 41
in royal Court, 79
Lenten dispensation by, 184
licensing of flesh-eating by, 193
Oath of Allegiance, administered by, 111, 118
on royal commissions, 239
Bishop of London, 1, 256
Bishop of Rome, see Pope
Black cloth, 229
Black dye, 125
Black earth, 264
Black tin, 156
Blackwell Hall, 135
Bletsoe
royal proclamation issued from, 161
Blocking of wool, 246
Blockwood, 198, 229
Blount, Charles, Lord Mountjoy, later Earl of Devonshire, 13, 27, 37
Blythe, 264
Boat, 187, 264
search of, 191, 265
Boatswain, 240
Bolton, Lord, see Scrope, Thomas
Bond
default of, 215
for court appearance, 265
of: criminal, 260; naval deserter, 267. See also Surety bond
Bonham, Edmund, 28
Book
binding of, 247
censorship of, 247, 256
compiled at royal command, 171, 206
defending the Oath of Allegiance, 96, 157
for compounding medicines, 171, 206
importing of, 256
John Cowell's Dictionary, 110
Popish, 256
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printed abroad, 247
publication of, 247
sale of, 256
schismatical, 247
seditious, 247
suppression of, no, 247
Bookbinder, 247, 256
Book of Common Prayer, The
Parliamentary demand for alterations in, 41
proposed changes in, 35, 41
reprinting of, 35
Book of Rates
customs payment according to, 248
used in restraining imports, 198
Book of Undertakers of Lands in Ireland (1610), 115
Bordeaux fleet, 154
Borderer, 8, 32, 123
Borders
Scottish, 8, 9
spoilage on, 8, 9, 32, 123, 168
Borough
depopulation of, 78, 120, 121
feltmaking in, 246
fraud in, 182
officers of, 12, 109, 196
plague control in, 29
representation of in the House of Commons, 207
resort of vagabonds to, 161
royal purveyance in, 65
Borough town
Parliamentary elections in, 33
payment by to Parliamentary representatives, 114
Bouget, 99
Bourke, Richard, Earl of Clanricarde, 1
Bourse
the London, 152
Bowling alley, 161
Bowls (game of), 180
Boy
excluded from the royal Court, 179
Brackley, 165
Braid, 198
Bran
use of in starchmaking, 75, 86, 107, 112, 200, 226
Brass farthing tokens, 128, 137, 155, 164
Bread
ingredients of, 91
price of, 180
Breeder of sheep, 38
Brewer
excessive prices by, 40, 109, 133
fraud by, 182
kilderkin of, 194
regulation of, 180, 194
sale of coal by, 264
use of rye by, 91
Brewers Company of London, 264
Bribe, 77
Bribery
complaint of, 239
of Clerk of the Market for the Royal Court, 182
Brick
price and quality regulation of, 234
use of in London buildings, 51, 87, 120, 121, 152, 175, 186, 204, 234
Brickmaker, 234
Brickmakers Company of London, 234
Brickmaking, 234
Bridge, 174, 231
Bridgewater red, 199
Briefs, 217
Bristol
Earl of, see Digby, John
fair at, 39
grain reserve storage in, 248
plague in, 39
Britain crown (English gold coin), 122
Britain crown (English silver coin), 47
Broadcloth
dressing of, 167
dyeing of, 139, 145, 167
export regulations, 139, 145
fraud in making of, 199
quality regulation of, 139, 145, 178
Brogger
fraud by, 151
of wool, 217
regulation of, 38
Broker, 182
Brooke, Henry, Lord Cobham, 17, 22
Bruges, 165
Bruit, 177
Brush, 198
Brydges, Grey, Lord Chandos, 1
Buck, 127
Buckhurst, Lord, see Sackville, Thomas
Buckingham, Duke of, see Villiers, George
Buckinghamshire
provost marshals in, 161
Buckstall, 7
Building
demolition of in London, 25, 186
precious metals used in, 183
regulation of in London, 25, 51, 78, 87, 204, 255
Building materials, 78, 87, 204
Bull-baiting, 6
Bullion
export of, 73, 147, 170
gold, 193, 196
import of, 124, 183
thread made of, 253
use of in manufacturing, 191, 245
value of, 129
waste of, 245, 253
Burgage, 45
Burgess
election of to the House of Commons, 33, 113, 209
in Parliament, 220, 222, 223, 258, 262, 266
pg 641
qualifications of for Parliamentary service, 207
tax payment by, 33
Burghley
royal proclamation issued from, 5
Burglary, 161
Burgundy, Duke of, 42, 50
Burial, 229
Burley on the Hill
royal proclamation issued from, 165
Burrage, John, 67
Burt, Henry, 46
Bushel measure, 182
Butcher
dispensed from obedience to law, 181
excessive prices by, 40, 109, 133
fraud by, 182
licensing of, 193
regulation of, 168
Butt, 194
Butter of Wales, 217
Buttons, 191
Bye Plot, see Main and Bye Plot
Cabin, 265
Caddow, 198
Caesar, Sir Julius, 1, 87
Cain, 136
Calfhide, 83
Cambridge
fair at, 24
royal proclamation issued from, 260
Cambridge University, 256
charitable endowment of, 55
Candia (Cretan city), 148
Canterbury
Archbishop of, 1, 157, 223, 256
wool staple in, 165
Cant window
in London building, 120, 121, 186
Cap
dyeing of, 198
import of, 134, 246
Capital punishment, see Death penalty
Captain (naval officer), 28
Carat
in fineness of gold, 124
Cardigan
royal mines in, 254
Carding of wool, 246
Cards (game of)
in alehouses, 180
prohibited, 168
Carew, George, 261
Carey, George, Lord Hunsdon, 1
Carlisle
merchandising in, 31
payment of customs duties in, 116
Carlisle, Robert, 123
Carp, 217
Carpenter, 120, 121
Carriage
for the royal progress, 65
Cart
damage to roads by, 231
four-wheeled, 231
of common carrier, 174, 231
Carter
monopoly of, 6
punishment of, 231
Cart taker, 65
Castle
royal, 49
Cast tin, 156
Catesby, Robert, 58
Cathedral church, 55
Cattle
feeding of, 182
regulating sale of, 168
slaughter of, 193
theft of, 168
Causeway, 174, 231
Cautionary Towns
banishment of felons to, 138
Cecil, Robert, 1, 12, 27, 87, 100
Cellar, 187
in London, 78, 204
search of, 191, 265
Censorship
by: Archbishop, 256; Queen Elizabeth I, 247; royal commission, 109
in matters of state, 208
of books, 110, 247, 256
Censure
ecclesiastical, 157
of shire officials, 158
Certificate
of: Admiralty Court, 28; admission into the Staple, 38; arrest, 53; election, 33; justice of peace, 107, 202; London plague deaths, 29; merchant, 199
Certiorari
writ of, 217, 224
Chair
dyeing of, 198
precious metals used in, 183
Chaldron, 264
Chandos, Lord, see Brydges, Grey
Charcoal, 51
Charitable gift, 55
Charles, Prince, son of King James I
benefit to from tin mines, 156
Court of, 132, 158, 235
danger to from plague, 16, 19, 258
household of, 194
landholdings of, 205
Charlton
royal proclamation issued from, 205
Charter
of: exporting revoked, 141, 144, 145; the Forest, 102; the Merchant Adventurers, 145, 167
Chase
destruction of, 94
regulation of royal, 49, 153
Chattel property, 93
Checkeen (gold coin of Venice), 124
pg 642Chester, 248
Chief Baron of the Exchequer, 265
Chief Justice of King's Bench, 206
advice of in ordering alehouses, 180
issuance of warrants by, 202
Child
employment of, 134, 246
excluded from the royal Court, 179
prohibited from: foreign study, 146; foreign travel, 68
Chimney, 204
Christmas, Feast of, 143, 220, 235, 236
Church
alteration of ceremony of, 34, 35
attempt against by Roman Catholics, 66
censure by, 41, 157
clerk of, 182
defence of, 111, 209
errors in, 35
general council of, 34
laws of, 146
problems of, 247
proceedings in, 208
royal regulation of, 41
Church court, 30
Church government, 256
Church minister, 41
Church officer, 182
Church reform, 30
Churchwarden, 182
Cider, 261
Cinque Ports
officers of, 12, 265
royal commission in, 68
Warden of, 36, 37, 99, 100, 147, 227
Circe's cup, 136
Circuit of judge, 77
Cirencester, 165
City
illegal residence of upper classes in, 241
nobility residing in, 158
officers of, 112
payment of Parliamentary representatives by, 114
representation of in the House of Commons, 207
royal purveyance in, 65
Civil suit, 165
Clanricarde, Earl of, see Bourke, Richard
Clarke, William, 22
Clement VIII, Pope, 34
Clergy
attempt against, 58
benefit of, 160
care of London poor by, 78
censorship by, 256
complaint of church errors by, 35
convocation of, 30
religious differences amongst, 34
Clerk of Assize, 214
Clerk of Chancery, 224
Clerk of the Closet, 159
Clerk of the Hamper, 224
Clerk of the Market for the Royal Household
complaints against, 182
jury of, 10, 40, 109, 133, 182
proclamation by, 10
regulation by of: prices, 40, 109, 133, 182; weights and measures, 12, 182
Clerk of the Peace
bonding of victuallers by, 184
certification of recognizance bonds by, 193
delivery of revoked licences to, 214
taking of recognizances by, 180
Clerk of the Signet, 23
Clifford, Francis, Earl of Cumberland, 138
Clifford, George, Earl of Cumberland, 1, 32
Cloister, 110
Cloth
cotton, 37
dressing of, 144, 145, 199
dyeing of, 135, 144, 145, 198, 199
export of, 133, 135, 144, 145, 167, 199, 229
fraud in manufacture of, 199, 229
fraudulent treatment of by buyers, 139
gold, 191, 245
monopoly for printing on, 217
quality standards for, 144, 151, 178
sealing of for export, 135
silk, 125
silver, 245
Cloth balls, 217
Cloth dyeing, 229
Clothier
encouragement of, 229
fraud by, 38, 135, 151, 182
petition by, 165
regulation of, 144, 178
Clothmaking
economic importance of, 141
encouragement of, 139
fraud in, 144
injury to, 38, 167
regulation of, 135
Cloth presser, 199
Cloth trade
fraud in, 125
importance of, 178
right of outports to engage in, 217
Clothworker, 182
Coach, 183
Coal
export of, 264
for the royal progress, 65
fraud in sale of, 264
monopoly in measuring of, 217
price of, 264. See also Sea Coal
Coal digger, 264
Coal mine, 264
Coal trade, 264
Coast town, 98
Cobham, Lord, see Brooke, Henry
Cockayne, William, 139
Cocket, 229
Coggeshall, 165
Coin
base, 47
branding of, 196
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circulation of foreign, 129
clipped, 122, 129, 196
culling of, 117, 227
destruction of, 191
export of: by Roman Catholics, 146; illegal, 189; prohibited, 73, 122, 227
foreign, 124, 129
gold, 47, 117, 122, 124, 191, 196, 203
impairment of value of, 189
import of, 248
making of, 170, 191
melting of, 117, 183, 245
mutilation of, 122, 191, 196
of: Barbary, 124; Europe, 147; France, 124; Hungary, 124; Ireland, 47; Mexico, 124; Portugal, 124; Scotland, 3, 47, 122; Seville, 124; Spain, 124, 129; Turkey, 124; Venice, 124
regulation of: value, 47, 122, 183; weight, 196
remedy for light, 122, 196
royal style on, 45, 47, 128, 189
scales for weighing, 189
scarcity of, 227
silver, 47, 117, 122, 128, 129, 164, 191
six pound piece of Scotland, 47, 122
soldering of, 196
stamping of, 189, 196
use of in commerce, 183
valuation of, 183, 196
washing of, 122, 196
waste of in thread-making, 253
Coinage
abatement of rates of, 189
of tin, 156
profit of for the crown, 122, 124
Coinage beam, 156
Coinage house, 156
Coinage scales, 189
Coke, 264
Coldham Hall, 58
Collector, 16, 69
College
endowment of, 55
Jesuit, 146
men of, 109
College of Physicians of London, 171, 206
Collegiate church, 55
Collier, 182
Colonizing corporation, 212, 233
Colony
in: New England, 233; North America, 168, 195, 233, 257, 265; South America, 201; Summer Islands, 195, 257, 265; Virginia, 168, 195, 233, 257, 265
penal, 268
petition for founding of, 212
tobacco culture in, 257, 265
tobacco imports from, 195
Commerce
balance between imports and exports, 147
destruction of, 182
disruption of, 227
encouragement of, 178, 229, 267
with Scotland, 3, 31
Commissioner
for: Scottish Border, 8
of: musters, 2, 11; royal navy, 267; Treasury, 265
Commission of Lieutenancy, 143
Commission of the Peace
duty of, 11, 23
in shires, 143
justices of the peace in, 168
regulation of, 158
repression of riot by, 71
Committee
to prosecute bond forfeitures, 180
Common carrier
damage to highways by, 174, 231
regulation of: equipment of, 231; prices charged by, 174
Common Council of London, 125
Common law
criticism of, no
punishment under, 146
remedy of grievances by, 217
Commonwealth
attempt against by Roman Catholics, 66
Company of Brewers of London, 264
Company of Chandlers of London, 264
Company of Grocers of London, 206
Company of Stationers of London, 256
Company of Woodmongers of London, 264
Complaint
against starchmakers, 226
bill of, 215
of insolence of Londoners, 216
Composition
for unlawfully held royal lands, 49
Compting house, 40
Compton, Thomas, 198
Compton, William, Lord, 1
Comptroller General of Posts, 36, 37, 99
Comptroller of the Royal Court, 44, 70
Comptroller of the Royal Household, 79, 182
Concealed weapon, 127, 160
Concealments
monopoly in leasing of, 217
Conference, at Hampton Court, 41
Confession, of: conspirator, 62; royal purveyor, 65
Confiscation
as punishment, 15, 28, 93
for: harbouring pirates, 67; illegal exporting, 141; illegal importing, 31, 154; trespass against New England plantations, 233
of: exported woollen goods, 229; goods of accessaries to piracy, 15; illegal exports, 31, 217; illegal imports, 31, 140, 187; illegally dyed silk, 125; tobacco, 257; tobacco pipes, 202; yarn, 144
Conformity, bills of, 215
Conspiracy
of: Anthony Copley, 17, 22; Roman Catholic clergy, 34
to export precious metals, 227
pg 644Conspirators
arrest of, 5
description of, 62
penalty for concealing of, 5
punishment of, 66
Constable of the Cinque Ports, 265
Constable of the Wool Staple, 165
Constantine, Roman Emperor, 136
Contempt
of royal proclamations, 10, 11, 13, 112, 203
Conventicle, 63
Convocation, 30
Cook
bond of, 184
fraud by, 182
investigation of, 181, 193
sale of beer by, 194
Cooper, 194
Copley, Anthony, 17, 22
brother of, 17
Copper
farthing tokens of, 128, 137
in lacework, 191
mining of, 254
thread of, 170, 191
Copyholder, 94
Cordage
import of, 228
sale of to pirates, 93
Cordwainer, 38
Corn
destruction of, 261
export of prohibited, 127, 219, 248
free import of, 228
monopoly for measuring of, 217
price: elevation, 109, 133, 219; excessive, 109, 226, 248; regulated, 40
scarcity of, 74, 91, 107, 112, 127, 219, 236, 248
use of in: brewing, 194; starchmaking, 75, 86, 107, 112, 200
Cornhill, 203
Cornish hair, 229
Cornish slate, 156
Cornish stone, 156
Corn magazine, 248
Cornmaster, 182
Corn storage, 248
Cornwall, Duchy of, 156
Cornwallshire, 156
Coronation
attendance at, 11, 16, 19
ceremony, 21, 48
performance of, 23
Coronation Oath, 111
Coronation Pardon
fee for, 90
of Roman Catholic clergy, 34
Coroner, 45
Corporate body, 55
Corporation, 207
Corporeal oath, 181, 193
Cottage, 186
Cotton
from the Levant, 148
Cotton, John, of Surbiton, 130
Cotton cloth, 37, 100
free sale of, 217
use of the hot press on, 199
Council for New England, 233
Council of State, 115
prohibition of tobacco culture by, 195
Council of the North
duties of, 36, 138
president of, 36
Council of Wales
duties of, 36
president of, 36
Counterfeit
of: lead tokens, 128, 137, 164; proof-master's mark, 237; silver and gold thread and wire, 170, 191, 245
County Palatine
Durham, 182, 264
Lancaster, 182
Court fee, 217
Court of Admiralty
judge of, 46, 67
proceedings of, 28
records of, 46
seal of, 28, 93
trial of: deserters, 267; pirates, 46, 53, 93
Court of Chancery
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69
bills of complaint excluded from, 215
enrolment of royal orders in, 206
excessive fees of masters of, 217
fire damage to offices of, 224
return of election certificates into, 3 3
Court of Chivalry, 136
Court of Common Law, 217
Court of Common Pleas
adjournment of, 16, 103
chief justice of, 206
pg 645
judge of, 26, 29, 69
Court of Equity
bills of complaint in, 215
denial of tenant rights by, 205
Court of Exchequer, 251
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
estreat of fines into, 12
in Admiralty proceedings, 28
payment of fines into, 38
pleading of cases in, 90
punishment by, 169, 265
trial of exporters in, 85
Court of High Commission, 247
Court of Honour, 136
Court of Justice, 136, 223
at Westminster, 217
duties of officers of, 6
excessive fees in, 6
in London, 216
instructions to, 217
jurisdiction of, 77
regulation of, 6, 103
Court of King's Bench
adjournment of, 16
chief justice of, 180, 202, 206
judge of, 26, 29, 69, 103
Court of Record
suit in, 165
trial in, 199
Court of Requests
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
Court of Star Chamber
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
censorship by, 247
decrees of: against duelling, 160; prohibiting adulteration of coal, 264; regulating London builders, 152; regulating sale of books, 247
investigation of fraud by, 264
mutilation as punishment by, 65
Privy Council meeting in, 44
prosecution by, 51
punishment by, 65, 129, 152, 156, 160, 194, 202, 203, 206, 226, 227, 229, 231, 234, 237, 245, 247, 259, 261
punishment of: brickmakers, 234; cloth-makers, 178; criminals, 260; duellists, 132; importers, 187; local officials, 51; Roman Catholics, 146; royal officials, 203, 257; starchmakers, 200; tobacco growers, 195; tobacco importers, 265
trial in, 184, 193, 260
trial of: common carriers, 174; London builders, 78, 87, 175, 186; naval deserters, 267; royal purveyors, 65; starchmakers, 86
Court of the Duchy of Lancaster
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
Court of the Merchant Adventurers, 167
Court of Wards and Liveries
adjournment of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
Court roll, 205
Court term, 16, 54, 113, 236
adjournment of due to plague, 11, 26, 29, 69, 103, 104
Easter, 108
fourth return of, 26
Hilary, 90, 95
Michaelmas, 26, 29, 97, 103, 104
prorogation of, 76
Trinity, 11, 180
utas of, 26
Covenant, 90
Coventry, Thomas, Attorney General, 231
Cowell, Dr. John, 110
Crampton, ——, 119
Crayer, 264
Creditor, 215
Crete, 148
Crichton, Robert, Lord Sanquhar, 123
Crime
causes of, 175
on the Scottish border, 8, 9, 168
prevention of, 93
Criminal
harbouring of, 260
resistance of to arrest, 202
right of sheriffs to kill, 61
submission of, 8
transportation of, 27, 32, 168
Cromwell, Edward, Lord, 1
Crossbow, 7
Cross fleury, 189
Crown (emblem)
in the seal of the Gunpowder Proof-master, 237
on gold coins, 189
Crown (English gold coin), 130
Crown (French gold coin), 124
Crown gold, 189
Crown land
defective title to, 185
fraud in obtaining of, 97, 185
grant of, 106, 108
held for term of years, 49
held in chief, 95, 108
let to farm, 49
regulation of, 52
trespass against, 102
Crusado (Portuguese gold coin)
with a long cross, 124
with a short cross, 124
Cumberland, Earl of, see Clifford, George;
Clifford, Francis
Cumberlandshire, 168
Curfew
on drinking of beer, 180
Currants
import of from the Levant, 148
Custom, 149
Customary estate
in royal land, 205
Customhouse
collection of duty in, 116
entry of drugs in, 232
examination of officers of, 85
in London, 170, 187, 198, 257
officers of, 85, 145
quay, 265
records kept in, 248
search of, 192
storage of forfeitures in, 170
Customs duty
collection of, 203
decrease in due to: alum imports, 142; inferior imports, 190; starchmaking, 200; tobacco culture, 195
illegal use of, 187
on: butter, 217; grain, 86; merchandise, 31; raw tin, 156; starch, 107; thread, 170; tobacco, 192, 256, 257; wine, 131
payment of, 116, 248
Customs farmer
duties of, 116, 127, 265
enforcement of import regulations by, 131, 190
prevention by of: coin export, 147; felt import, 134, 246; illegal importing, 170, 187; whale fin import, 140; wool export, 217; woolfell export, 141; yarn import, 144
protection of monopolist's rights by, 228
Customs officer
aiding of monopolist by, 192, 247
pg 646
arrest by of: deserters, 267; offenders, 211; pirates, 53
duties of, 44, 265
execution of royal proclamations by, 232
in clothmaking shires, 178
malfeasance by, 169
prevention by of: alum import, 169; felt import, 246; grain export, 219; illegal importing, 169, 170, 176, 198, 257; piracy, 28; tobacco import, 203; wool export, 217
protection of monopoly by, 228
punishment of, 187, 203, 229
regulation of imports by, 190
Customs rates, 176
Cutler, 160
Dag
carrying of prohibited, 126
pocket, 126, 160
Dagger, 160
Damasking, 245
Dartmouth, 46
Day of coinage, 156
Day of essoins, 16, 26, 29
Deans of the Church of England, 41
Death
due to plague, 25
Death penalty
for: accossary to piracy, 15, 28, 53; exporting sheep, 141; harbouring pirates, 46, 67; illegal hunting, 7, 102; sale of supplies to pirates, 93; vagabondage, 161
pardon of, 74
threatened for: members of the Graham family, 138; pirates, 15, 28, 46, 53, 93; rioters, 72; Roman Catholic clergy, 62
under martial law, 72, 177
Debt
assignment of, 6
royal, 16
Debtor, 215
Decree by Star Chamber, see Court of Star Chamber
Deer
destruction of by inclement weather, 149, 153, 251
fallow, 149, 153, 251
fee, 149, 251
feed for, 94
illegal hunting of, 102, 260
red, 149, 153, 251
Delaware, Lord, see West, Thomas
Democracy, 136
Demurrer
judgment upon, 16
Denizen
import by of: alum, 101, 169; books, 247; felt, 134; merchandise, 105, 131, 135, 142, 154, 187; silk, 125; spices, 232; tobacco, 203, 257; wine, 190
in cloth industry, 135
manufacture of metal thread by, 170
monopoly held by, 217
prohibited from import of spices, 105
sale of drugs and spices by, 232
Depopulation
rebellion due to, 74
Deposition
in litigation, 224
Deputy
of: Clerk of the Market for royal House-hold, 40, 109; monopolist, 203; royal alum mine, 169
Deputy Lieutenant of Ireland, 36, 138
Deputy Lieutenant of shire, 11, 223
absence of from place of duty, 166
arrest by of: offenders, 211; pirates, 93; Roman Catholic clergy, 252
continued in office, 2
in Middle Shires, 168
neglect of duty by, 158
Privy Council direction of, 36
regulation of posts by, 100
repression of riots by, 71, 72
return of to place of duty, 235
statute enforcement by, 116
submission of rebels to, 74
Deputy Vice Admiral, 93
Deputy Warden of the Cinque Ports, 147
Derby, Earl of, see Stanley, William
Deserter, 267
De Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford, 1
Devizes, 165
Devonshire
pirates of, 46
royal coinage house in, 156
Devonshire, Earl of, see Blount, Charles
Dice game
in: alehouses, 180; hostler houses, 168
Dictionary
compiled by John Cowell, no
Digby, John, Earl of Bristol, 223
Diocese, 35, 193
Disablement of Roman Catholics, 146
Disease, 75, 200. See also Plague
Dish, 217
Divine services, 180
Doctor, medical, 171, 206
Dog
permit for, 56
warrants for hunting, 7, 56
Dorset, Earl of, see Sackville, Thomas
Dorsetshire
pirates in, 28
wool staple in, 165
Double crown (English gold coin), 47, 122
Dovecote
mining of saltpetre in, 261
Dover, 248
Lieutenant of, 36, 100
Drama, 6
Draper
fraud by, 135
of Shrewsbury, 217
raw wool purchase by, 165
pg 647Drapery
fraud in making of, 229
New, 199, 217
regulation of making of, 135
Drinking
contrary to law, 180
excessive, 168
Drinking glass
monopoly in making of, 150, 197
regulation of sale of, 197
Drugs
import of, 232
regulation of, 171, 192, 206, 232
sale of, 206
Drunkenness, 91, 194
Ducat
Hungarian gold coin, 124
Spanish gold coin, 124
Duchy of Cornwall, see Cornwall
Duchy of Lancaster, see Lancaster
Duel, 132, 136, 160
Durhamshire, 182, 264
Dwelling house, 78, 168
Dye, 198, 199, 229
Dyeing of cloth, 229, 246
Dyer
coal sale by, 264
fraud by, 135
Dyers of London, 229
Dyestuff, 198
Ear cropping, 65
Earl, 21
Earl Marshal, 239, 243
Earthen vessel, 217
Easter, Feast of, 159, 223
Easter court term, 108
East Greenwich
royal proclamations issued from, 38, 52
East India Company
charter of, 183
import monopoly of, 105
East Indies
spices of, 105
transport of criminals to, 27
Eastland Company
dispensed from statutory observance, 144
monopoly of Baltic trade by, 228
Ecclesiastical authority of the Crown, 41
Ecclesiastical censure, 157
Ecclesiastical officer, 6
Eden, Philip, 192
Edinburgh
royal castle in, 81
royal commission on fishing in, 98
Edward I, King of England, 73
Edward III, King of England
regulation by, of: coinage, 189; export of precious metals, 122; foreign travel, 73; raw wool trade, 38, 139
Edward IV, King of England, 1
Edward VI, King of England
proclamations of, 38
regulation by, of: clothmaking, 199; wool trade, 151
suspension of statute laws by, 165
Eel, 217
Egerton, Thomas, Lord Ellesmere, Chancellor and Lord Keeper, 1, 29, 74, 87
Ekins, Edward, 260
Election
fraud in, 33
of the House of Commons, 33, 113, 207
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 90
censorship by, 247
coinage debasement by, 47
commerce during the reign of, 217
confirmation of land titles by, 185
crime against, 13
crime during the reign of, 34, 41
death of, 1, 6, 30
hunting on manors of, 102
issuance by, of: Levant Company monopoly patent, 148; starchmaking licence, 112; warrant for use of hunting dogs, 56; wool Staple charter, 165
monopolies during the reign of, 6, 228
pastimes of, 102
Privy Council of, 2
proclamations by, 38, 75, 78, 113, 122, 185, 189, 196
regulation by, of: cloth production, 178; posts, 37; region, 35; vagabonds, 161, 173; wine importing, 154
reign of, 223
relation of with Irish rebels, 80
statute laws of, 27, 55, 141
war by against Spain, 15
weights and measures reforms by, 12
Elizabeth of York, Queen of King Henry VII, 1
Elizabeth, Princess, daughter of King James I
danger to from plague, 16, 19, 258
restoration of patrimony of in Europe, 223
Ell, 182
Ellesmere, Lord, see Egerton, Thomas
Elm tree, 94
Empire, 208
Empiric, 206
Employment
in pinmaking, 176
loss of as punishment, 193
Enamel, 227, 253
Endowment, 55
Engine
for: glass making, 197; thread making, 245; token making, 128, 137, 155, 164
English Channel, Vice Admiral of, 100
Engrosser
deception of clothiers by, 151
excessive prices by, 83
of: grain, 85; tobacco, 203
punishment of, 182
statute laws against, 165
suppressing of, 236
Ensign of honour, 183
Erskine, Thomas, Earl of Mar and Kellie, 206
pg 648Erwin, ——, 123
Escheat, 97
of land in Ireland, 115
Escuage, 45
Escutcheon of arms, 189
Esk, 168
Essexshire
provost marshals in, 161
wool staple in, 165
Essoin
denial of to recusants, 146
Essoins, Day of, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
Estate for lives past, 90
Estate of inheritance
alienation of, 90
suit in defence of, 205
Eton College, 55
Europe
coin of, 147
regulation of building in cities of, 87
Eusdale, 168
Exchange
alienation of land by, 90
Exchequer
Baron of, 141, 147, 151, 165, 169
certification of surety bonds into, 181, 184, 193
Chancellor of, 87, 101, 147, 151, 156, 169, 254
delivery of surety bonds into, 191
officers of, 265
regulation of fee deer by, 149
Treasurer of, 169
Under Treasurer of, 227
Execution, see Death penalty
Exeter
grain storage in, 248
wool staple in, 165
Exile
punishment by, 7
Exploration, 140
Export
illegal, 83
in foreign ships, 154, 228
of: cloth, 199; raw tin, 156
regulation of, 198, 248, 264
revocation of licence for, 83, 141, 144
Factor
foreign travel by, 68, 146
of: crown alum mine, 169; monopolist, 203
treasure export by, 147
Factory
for glass-making, 150, 197
Faggot, 204
Fair
at: Bristol, 39; London, 21, 24; Smithfield, 24; Sturbridge, 24
monopoly in licensing of, 217
postponed due to plague, 24
prohibited from London environs, 24
regulation of, 168
St. Bartholomew at Smithfield, 24
St. James near London, 21
Falconry, 56
Famine, 74
Farmer
damage to by low prices, 248
encouraged to grow corn, 219, 248
of royal land, 49
supply of markets by, 236. See also Customs farmer, Subsidy farmer
Farnham Castle
royal proclamation issued from, 68
Farthing token
circulation of, 164
counterfeit, 137, 155, 164
defacement of, 155
of: brass, 128, 137, 155, 164; copper, 154; lead, prohibited, 128, 137, 155, 164; paper, 155
Fasting, 181
Feast Day, see under specific title of feast and fast days
Fee
of: clerk of Chancery, 224; clerk of the peace, 180, 184, 193; coal inspector, 264; courts of justice, 239; gunpowder proofmaster, 237; tobacco sealer, 192, 203, 257
payment of, 97
statutory, 180
unjust extortion of, 182
Fee deer, 149, 162, 251
Fee farm, 52
Fee simple, 45
Fee tail, 45
Feewood, 94
Feild, Henry, 244
Fells
smuggling from Scotland by way of the, 31, 116
Fellwool, 165
Felon, 244
Felony
by vagabond, 161
in export of precious metals, 122
repressing of, 168
Felt
foreign made, 246
import of prohibited, 134, 246
Feltmaker, 246
Feltmaking
encouragement of, 246
regulation of, 134
Feoffment
alienation of land by, 90
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, 223
Fine
by the Clerk of the Market, 182
division of, with enforcement officer, 257
for: alienation of landed estate, 90, 95, 108; destruction of highway, 174; excessive prices, 10, 40, 109; fraud in coal trade, 264; fraud in woolpacking, 38; illegal hunting, 7, 102; paying of excessive prices, 114; possessing tobacco, 265; pg 649sale of ship, 44; supporting students abroad, 146; use of illegal weights and measures, 12; use of imported alum, 169; use of light Spanish coin, 129
in composition for royal land, 97
of: boroughs, 33; carters, 231; local officials, 16, 38, 51, 117; London builders, 78, 87; royal purveyors, 65; starchmakers, 200; Vice Admiral, 28, 93
Finer of precious metals
bonding of, 191
regulation of, 170, 191
sale of precious metals by, 237
Finsbury, 136
Fire
destruction of Chancery offices by, 224
prevention of in London, 78, 120, 121, 186, 204
Firewood, 51, 65
Fish
fresh water, 193, 217
monopoly for importing of, 217
provision of for London, 181, 193
regulation of price of, 193
sea, 193
Fish day, 181, 184, 193
Fisherman, 181, 193
Fishing
by the Muscovy Company, 140
English industry of, 98
importance of to the English economy, 141
in: British waters, 98; North American waters, 233
Fishing vessel, 53, 267
as disguise for pirates, 28
furniture for, 93
Fishmonger
encouragement of by Lenten regulations, 181, 193
fraud by, 182
Fitter, 264
Fitz-Allwyn, Henry, 204
Flag of Great Britain, 64
Flanders, 36
Flattery of the royal person, 208
Flax, 228
Fleeces of wool, 38
Fleet Prison, 264
Flesh meat
increase in production of, 193
prohibited during Lent, 181, 184, 193
Fleur de lis, 189
Flour
export of, 127
in starchmaking, 200, 226
waste of, 86, 112
Flyboat, 67
Foil
of: gold, 183, 245; silver, 183, 245
Follet, Edward, 46
Food
price of, 4
production of, 195
scarcity of, 235, 236, 248
Food grain
excessive price of, 75
free import of, 86
scarcity of, 86, 91, 107, 112, 236, 248
waste of in starchmaking, 200, 226
Foot, 186
Foot-post, 99
Foreigner
exporting by, 144
hospitable treatment of, 216
illegal culling of coins by, 117
import monopoly of, 105
sale of drugs and spices by, 232
travelling in England, 100
Foreign relations, 93, 98, 139, 223, 242
action in by the Merchant Adventurers, 167
endangered by Irish rebels, 80
maintenance of, 83, 216
treaty of peace with: Austria, 42, 50, 53; Burgundy, 42, 50; Holy Roman Empire, 223; Spain, 42, 53, 172
Forest
destruction of, 94
laws of, 102
regulation of royal, 49, 52
swine in, 153
Forestaller
cause of excessive prices by, 83
control of grain prices by, 85
deception of clothiers by, 151
of tobacco, 203
punishment of, 182, 236
Forester, 149, 153
Forest officer, 102
neglect of duty by, 153
taking of fee deer by, 149, 162, 251
Forfeiture
by: artisan, 183; boroughs, 33; butchers, 168; felons, 213; Roman Catholics, 146
for: alienation of land, 95; carrying of arms, 168; concealing pirates, 46; exporting grain, 248; foreign travel, 73; fraudulent woolworking, 38; non-attendance of court sessions, 103; refusing the Oath of Allegiance, 118; sale of ships, 44; starchmaking, 75, 107; support of students abroad, 146; trespass against New England plantation, 233
of: alum, 142, 169; bond, 115, 168, 180, 193; cloth, 199; coin, 183; dyed silk, 125; felt, 246; glass, 150; gold and silver thread, 170, 191; imports, 101, 105, 116, 191, 197, 198; office, 68, 144; pins, 176; royal land, 49; starch, 86, 107, 200; tin, 156; tobacco, 203, 257; tobacco pipes, 202
pardon of, 74
statutory, 151
Fortage and lineage of paper, 217
Fortescue, John, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1
Fortune, The (pirate ship), 67
Founders Hall in London, 75
pg 650Fowey, 156
Fowling piece, 233
France, 264
banishment of criminals to, 27
coin of, 124
posts to, 36, 100
wine imports from, 154, 190
winemaking in, 131
Franchise, 161, 168
Frank-almoigne, 45
Fraud
by: coal merchant, 265; innholder, 182; trustee of charitable institution, 55; victualler, 182
in: alienation of Crown land, 90, 95; cloth-making, 178; counterfeiting, 237; exporting, 83, 85; importing, 31; mixing of tobacco, 257; sale of spices, 105; silk dyeing, 125; use of charitable funds, 55; use of royal licence, 214; woolworking, 165
punishment for, 182
Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, 223
Freehold
laws regulation, 45
of American planters, 233
tenure of, 168
Freeholder, 77
Free trade
in cloth export, 139, 145
of French wines, 190
Free warren, 217
French wine, 131, 190
Friar, 66
Friday, 181
Frieze, 199, 217
Fruit, 232
Fuel
fraud in production of, 264
taken from royal forests, 94
used in glass making, 197
use of coal as, 150
Fugitive, 240
punishment of, 267
residing abroad, 84
wife to be sent to, 168
Fuller's earth, 141, 144, 217, 229
Funeral, 183, 229
Furnace, 150, 197
Gall nuts, 148
Gallows, 161
Game, wild, 149
Games, 180
Gaming places, 161
Gaol, see Jail
Garblers of London, 232
Garden posts, 217
Garnet, Henry, 62
Gate-keeper of London, 181
General sessions, 168, 180
General warrant (licence), 217
Gentleman
absence of from county home, 23, 26, 48
attendant upon the King, 136
at the coronation, 21
duty of, 102
hospitality obligation of, 56, 85, 92
household of, 194
illegal livery maintenance by, 168
incorporation of for colonization, 212
involved in Anthony Copley's conspiracy, 22
local officials' fear of, 77
obligations of in the counties, 11
principal of the shire, 65
remove of from shire, 158
residence of in towns, 85, 241
Gentlewoman, 216
Gentry
collection of rent by, 248
danger to from plague, 258
insulting of in London streets, 216
resort of to London, 235, 241
Gerard, John, 62
Germany
banishment of criminals to, 27
export of cloth to, 178
princes of, 167
transactions of the Merchant Adventurers in, 167
Gibraltar, Straits of, 28, 92
Gifford, Richard, 67
Gilsland, 168
Gilt, 183
Glass
import of prohibited, 150, 197
melting of, 197
Glass eye, 123
Glass factory, 150, 197
Glass-making
furnace for, 150, 197
monopoly in, 150
pit coal used in, 150
Gloucestershire, 165, 178
Glover
fraud by, 182
wool trade by, 165
woolworking by, 38
Gloves, 198
God
law of, 6, 39, 230, 250
God and the King
written to explain the Oath of Allegiance, 157
Gold
coinage of, 189
export of, 47, 73, 122, 183, 227
fineness of, 122
fining of, 245
import of, 147
in lacework, 191
melting of, 117, 245, 253
price of, 122, 183
restraint on export of, 122, 227
sale of, 191
thread of, 170, 191, 245
pg 651Gold bullion
export of, 203, 227
import of, 124
retention of in the realm, 170, 227
Gold cloth, 191, 245
Gold coin
clipping of, 122, 189
double crown, 47, 122
export of, 122, 147, 203, 227
fleur de lis on, 189
grain weight in remedy of, 196
half crown, 122
illegal use of, 189
issued by prior monarchs, 122
melting of, 117, 191, 245
of: 2s. 9d., 196; 5s. 6d., 196; 11s., 196; 16s. 6d., 196; 22s., 196; 33s., 196
purity of, 3
rating of value of, 124
remedies and abatements of, 189
rose rial, 122
royal style on, 45, 47
Scottish, 3, 47, 122
spur rial, 122
thistle crown, 122
Unite, 122
valuation of, 122, 196
washed, 122
Gold drawer, 191
Gold finer, 191, 227, 253
Gold foil
making of, 183, 245, 253
patent for making of, 217
Gold mine, 172, 254
Gold parter, 253
Gold plate, 227, 253
Goldsmith
melting of coin by, 117, 183
metal thread made by, 170
preventing export of gold coin by, 122
purchase of precious metals by, 124
work of, 227
Gold thread
manufacture of, 170, 227, 245, 253
patent for making of, 214, 245
royal monopoly in manufacture of, 191, 245
Gold vessel, 227
Gold wire, 191, 245
Gold wire drawer, 245, 253
Gospel, 30
Government
forms of found in history, 136
Governor, Lieutenant, of Ireland, 36
Governor of the Gold Wire Drawers of London, 245
Gowrie, Earl of, see Ruthven, John
Grahams, the, 32, 138
Grain
engrossing of, 248
excessive price of, 85, 127, 248
export of prohibited, 85, 127, 248
import of, 228, 248
magazines, 248
scarcity of, 91, 107, 127, 219, 236, 248
use of in brewing, 194
waste of in starchmaking, 86, 107, 200, 226
Grain weight
in coinage evaluation, 47
in coin weight remedy, 122, 189
Grand jury, 45
Grant, Edward, 58
Grapes, 131
Great Britain, 186, 187
first king of, 152
fishing on the coasts of, 98
flag of, 64
in royal style, 45
Great Seal of England
capital punishment authorized under, 161
Lord Keeper of, 191, 224
on: letters patent, 148, 165, 192, 198, 203, 228, 232, 247, 264, 265; licence for sale of ships abroad, 44; mine lease warrant, 254; monopoly patent, 137, 173, 203, 217; pardon of Catholic clergy 34; pardon of rebels, 74; patent for inspection of starchmaking, 75; royal charter, 206; royal commission, 114, 261; royal licence, 194; warrant for use of dogs, 56
preparation of documents for, 221
royal commission acting under, 35, 49, 52, 86, 97, 186, 229, 255
Great Seal of the Court of Admiralty, 28, 93
Greencloth, Board of,
advice of officers of, 182
duties of, 23, 65, 79
punishment by, 133
Greenland [Spitzbergen]
Muscovy Company's monopoly in trade with, 187
Greenwich
House of Commons committee at, 223
royal proclamations issued from, 7–9, 11–16, 66, 67, 72, 99–101, 117, 119, 137, 150, 151, 172, 187, 188, 200, 201, 203, 227, 244, 245, 252
Greville, Fulke, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 156
Grey, Thomas, Lord Wilton, 1
Greyhound, 56
Greymes, see Grahams
Grocer
fraud by, 182
starchmaking by, 112
trade in starch by, 226
Groom of the royal stable, 188
Guernsey, Isle of, 141, 144
Guiana
Sir Walter Raleigh's voyage to, 172
Guild, 6, 202
Guildhall, 152
Gun
carrying of prohibited, 126, 160
destruction of, 126
import of, 126
murder with, 123
prohibited in the Middle Shires, 168
regulation of size of, 126
pg 652
sale of to American Indians, 233
Gunner, 240
Gunpowder
monopoly in making of, 261
regulation of trade in, 237
sale of to: American Indians, 233; pirates, 93, 242
taken from recusants, 111
use of in attempted assassination of James I, 57
Gunpowder-maker, royal, 237
Gunpowder Plot
conspiracy, 58, 59, 60, 62
Roman Catholics involved in, 66, 111
search for conspirators of, 57
Gunpowder proofmaster, 237
Gyles, Robert, 67
Habeas Corpus, writ of, 65
Haberdasher, 176, 198
Hackneyman, 100
Haitely, Alexander, 264
Half-bushel measure, 182
Half-crown, 3, 47, 122
Half-penny, 3, 47
Half-penny token, 155
Halifax, 165
Hamlet, 29
Hamper, Clerk of the, 224
Hampshire, 28
Hampton Court, 144
Conference, 35, 41
royal proclamations issued from, 22–4, 33, 35, 44, 56, 69, 76–7, 90, 102–4, 113, 121, 141, 247, 257
Hand
loss of as punishment, 141
Hand gun
carrying of, 127, 160
manufacture of, 127
Handicraftsman, 164
Hanging of vagabonds, 161
Harbinger, royal, 40, 114, 133
Hard wax, 217
Harington, Lady Anne, 137
Harington, John (the elder), 100, 128, 137
Harington, John (the younger), 137
Harwich, 68
Hat
dyeing of, 198
import of, 134, 246
Haven, 50
Haverfordwest, 248
Hawk and pheasant house, 203
Hawker, 226
Hay
for royal train, 65
monopoly for measuring of, 217
prohibited as building material, 214
Health
injury to by tobacco, 203, 257
of London subjects, 204, 206
Hell, 110, 136
Hemp, 228
Henry, Prince of Wales, son of King James I creation of, 111
danger to, from: Gunpowder Plot, 57; plague, 16, 19, 70
Henry IV, King of England, 122
Henry IV, King of France, 46, 111
Henry V, King of England, 189
Henry VI, King of England, 73, 151
Henry VII, King of England, 1
reform of weights and measures by, 12
regulation by, of: precious metals trade, 170, 227, 253; Scottish border affairs, 168; shipping, 154; trade, 148, 228
statute laws of, 73, 148, 154, 168, 170, 227, 228
Henry VIII, King of England
regulation by, of: brewers, 194; shipping, 154; trade, 148, 228; woolworkers, 38
statute laws of, 38, 148, 154, 194, 228
Herald, royal, 64
Herbert, William, Earl of Pembroke, 1, 239
Hereditament, 49
Hereford, Robert Bennett, Bishop of, 1
Heresy, 111
Hertfordshire, 161
Hexhamshire, 168
Hicks Hall, 152
Higham Ferrers, 260
Highway
damage to by common carriers, 174, 231
royal, 97
search of for vagabonds, 161
starchmaking near, 226
Hinchinbrooke
royal proclamation issued from, 132
History
forms of government in, 136
Hogshead, 194
Holdenby
royal proclamation issued from, 88
Holy Day, 180, 182. See also Feast Day
Holy Roman Emperor, 223
Holy Trinity, 110
Honeysuckle, 136
Honour, royal, 49
Hopewell, The, pirate ship, 67
Horn, 100
Horse
excessive price of, 88
export of, 88
feed for, 182
forfeiture of, 168
mistreatment of, 100
regulation of: sale of, 168; treatment of, 36
supply of for postal service, 36, 37, 100
theft of, 58
use of by common carriers, 174
Horsemeat (fodder), 40, 114, 133
Hospitality
decay of in shires, n, 23, 48, 143, 158, 166, 235, 236
impairing of, 2
lack of in shires, 114
pg 653
reviving of, 241
to be kept by the gentry, 85, 92, 236
Hostage, 32
Hosiery, 214
Hostler, 182
Hostler house, 168
Hot press
demolition of, 199
in clothmaking, 135, 199
patent for use of, 217
prohibited in cloth manufacture, 199
Hound, 56
House
building of in London, 51, 120, 121
demised, 78, 197
destruction of: in arrest of criminals, 61; in London and the suburbs, 25
diseased persons barred from, 79
rebuilding of in London, 204
search of, 192, 265
Household, the royal, 10, 27
Householder, 216
Housel, 204
House of Commons, the
attitude of towards the Crown, 223
borough representation in, 114
complaint by against: monopolists, 214, 217, 239; precious metal threadmakers, 253
conspiracy to destroy, 57
demand of for conference with the House of Lords, 223
election of, 33, 207
examination of Giles Mompesson by, 211
Knights of shires in, 33, 207
passage of butter import bill by, 217
petition by, 252, 257, 265
Protestation by, in 1621, 223
qualifications of members of, 33, 207
reform of bills of complaint by, 215
royal directions for election of, 33, 113, 207
Sergeant of, 213
Speaker of, 223
traditional limitations on debates of, 223
House of correction, 55, 161
House of Lords
conference of with House of Commons, 223
conspiracy to destroy, 57
debates in regarding religion, 41
petition by, 252
Howard, Charles, Earl of Nottingham, 1, 27
Howard, Henry, Earl of Northampton, 100
Howard, Thomas, Baron Walden, later Earl of Suffolk, 1, 27, 138, 156, 206
Howard, Thomas, Earl of Arundel and Surrey, Earl Marshal, 239, 243
Hoy, 156, 187, 264
Huckster, 226
Huddington, 58
Hue and cry, 168
Hull
reserve grain storage in, 248
royal commission in, 68
Hull, William, 46
Hundred
officers of, 182
price regulation in, 40
royal purveyance in, 65
Hungary
coin of, 124
Hunsdon, Lord, see Carey, George
Hunter, 102
Hunting
illegal, 7, 102
royal recreation of, 102
use of dogs in, 56
Husbandman, 38, 248
Idleness, 27, 101
Idle person, congregating of, prohibited, 25
Imperialism, 212
Importer, 176, 203
Imports
excessive prices of, 83
illegal, 116, 245, 246
in foreign ships, 154, 228
regulation of, 134, 140, 176, 190, 248
Impost, 248
Imposts farmer, 246. See also Customs farmer
Imprest, 37, 100, 240, 267
Imprisonment
by the Star Chamber, 264
for: carrying arms, 168; carrying concealed weapons, 160; circulating Spanish coins, 129; counterfeiting, 128; destruction of wild game, 153; disregard of plague regulations, 29; excessive prices, 10, 109, 137; exchange of precious metals, 124; exporting, 85, 127, 144, 227; false election returns, 33; fraud in wool-working, 38, 40; hunting, 102; manufacturing, 191, 245; paying excessive prices, 109, 133; possession of guns, 126; publishing books, 247; refusing corporeal oath, 193; renting property, 168; resisting arrest, 202; sale of alum, 142; sale of ships, 44; submission of false documents for royal signature, 221; tin trade, 156; use of illegal weights and measures, 12
for not: reporting seditious speech, 208, 218; seizing illegal imports, 170
in Fleet Prison, 264
of: accessory to piracy, 28; carter, 231; diseased persons, 79; Graham family, 138; idle persons in the royal Court, 188; informers against royal purveyors, 65; local officials, 51; London builders, 78, 120, 121; mariners, 68; Merchant Adventurers officers, 145; officers of the royal Household, 179; officials, 177; pirates, 46, 53, 67; port officers, 53, 93, 169; royal purveyors, 65; sheep exporters, 141; sheepmasters, 146; starch-makers, 86, 111, 200, 226; suspected pirates, 93; victualler's employee, 181
Inclosure riots, 71, 72, 74
pg 654Incroachments, 217
Indenture
in demise of royal land, 49
of Starchmakers Company, 226
Informer, 199
use of by the House of Commons, 217
Ingot, 124
Inheritance
estate of, 49
laws regulating, 45
Inlay craft, 245
Inn
licensing of, 214
search of for vagabonds, 161
Innkeeper
elevation of prices by, 133
forfeiture of land by, 184
fraud by, 182
investigation of, 181
purchase of glasses by, 197
regulation of, 261
sale of beer by, 194
Inquest, 37, 100
Instructions and Directions (regulating quality of bricks), 234
Insurrection
by London apprentices, 177
popular, 74
preventing of, 61
International law, 177, 250
repugnance of duelling, in, 136
treatment of ambassadors, under, 216
Interpreter, The, by John Cowell, no
Intrusions
monopoly in leasing of, 217
Invention, 191
Ipswich, 248
Ireland, 264
alum imported into, 169
banishment of felons to, 138
charges of massacre of English subjects in, 80
circulation of tokens in, 164
coin current in, 189
copper tokens in, 128
escheat of land in, 115
exiling of felons from, 213
export of woolfells from, 141, 144
farthing tokens in, 137
fishing upon the coasts of, 98
fugitives in, 168
imports into: alum, 101, 142; illegal, 265; tobacco, 192, 257
leasing of royal mines in, 254
Lieutenant Governor of, 13
postal regulations in, 36
proposed invasion of, 80
rebellion in, 80
regulation of exports of, 217, 229
regulation of posts to, 37
remedy of grievances in, 223
restoration of value of coin of, 47
royal government in, 2
treason in, 80
undertakers of lands of, 115
Iron, 204
Iron ordnance, 217
Isabella, Archduchess of Austria, Duchess of Burgundy, 42, 50
Isle of Guernsey, 217
Isle of Jersey, 141, 217
Isle of Wight, 135, 217
Jail
detention of: felons in, 244; pirates in, 67; ship sellers in, 44
Jail delivery, 168
Januerin, Walter, 28
Jesuits
banishment of, 34, 66
education of English students by, 146
influence in Irish rebellion, 80
involvement of in the Gunpowder Plot, 62
petition in Parliament against, 252
return of from exile, 111
Jewels
export of prohibited, 73, 147, 227
Johnson, Robert, 142
Joint stock company, 140
monopoly by, 187
Jointure
for Queen Anne, 49
Judge
action by under royal commission, 185
advice of in regulation of: common carriers, 174, 231; exports, 73; foreign travel, 73; juries, 77
arrest of Roman Catholic clergy by, 252
attending the royal Court, 79
charged with repressing inclosures, 72
circuit of, 158
duty of, 70, 223
execution of statutes by, 144, 146
increase in number of, 77
of: court of equity, 215; courts at Westminster, 16; High Court of Admiralty, 28, 67, 93
prevention of coin export by, 147
publication of opinion of, 73
regulation by of: common carriers, 237; wool trade, 151
suppression by of: civil suits, 165, 205; inclosures, 72
Juror, 77
Jury
contribution of to justice, 77
freeholder's service on, 77
procedures of, 77
trial by, 16, 29, 45
Jury duty, 77
Jury of the Clerk of the Market for the Royal Household, 10, 40
price regulation by, 109, 182
Justice of Assize
administration of the Oath of Allegiance by, 111, 118
arrest of Roman Catholic clergy by, 252
enforcement by of: Lenten regulations, pg 655184; patent terms, 214; royal directives, 180
punishment by, 12, 182, 193
regulation of, 36
suppression of inclosures by, 71, 72
trial of exporters by, 85
Justice of Court of Common Pleas, 103
Justice of Court of King's Bench, 103, 206
Justice of Eyre, 153, 251
Justice of Oyer and Terminer, 149, 158, 162
Justice of the Forest, 102
Justice of the Peace, 223
administration by the Oath of Allegiance by, 118
appointment of provost marshals by, 161
arrest by of: pirates, 93; Roman Catholics, 34; traitors, 58
attendance at session of the Clerk of the Market by, 182
certificate of, 202
complaint of to the Privy Council, 86
complaints to of starchmaking, 75
destruction of contraband by, 198
duties of, 4
enforcement by of: patent terms, 214; royal proclamations, 78, 120, 144; statute laws, 91, 144
evaluation of damages by mine operators by, 254
illegal livery maintained by, 168
inspection of grain storage magazines by, 248
investigation of illegal tin trade by, 156
limitation of jury service by, 77
limitation on authority of, 193
malfeasance by, 27, 78, 86, 168
neglect of duty by, 87, 158
of London, 202
prevention by of: engrossing, 85; monopoly, 236; plague, 25, 29; wool exporting, 217
punishment by, 12, 182
punishment of, 58, 65, 111, 193
regulation by of: alehouses, 180; brick-making, 234; building in London, 51, 204; cloth production, 178; posts, 100; royal purveyors, 65
reporting by of victual prices, 85
repressing of riots by, 71
return by to county posts, 143
seal of, 173
search of mails by, 99
sessions of, 85
suppression by of: lotteries, 212; starch-making, 200
taking of arms from recusants by, 111
Keeper of the royal Forest
destruction of woods by, 94
taking of fee deer by, 149
Kellie, Earl of, see Erskine, Thomas
Kendal, 165
Kent, 100, 161
Kersey, 199
Kilderkin, 194
Kiln
for: brickmaking, 234; limemaking, 264
King James his Newland
discovery of, by Muscovy Company, 140
'King of Great Britain'
added to royal style, 45
King's Evil, 159
Kingship, no
King's Lynn, 248
Kingston, 23
Knight, 229
absence of from place of duty, 166
as officer of the Greencloth, 65
attendance of at the coronation, 21
degradation of by Parliament, 213
election of to the House of Commons, 33, 113, 209, 220, 222, 223
exemption of from jury duty, 77
household of, 194
in Parliament, 262, 266
order of precedence of, 243
qualifications of for Parliamentary service, 207
resort of to London, 158, 235, 236
Knight Marshal of the Royal Household, 23, 179, 188
Knight of the shire
election of to the House of Commons, 33, 207
Knight's service, 45
Knollys, Sir William, later Earl of Banbury, 1
Labourer
beer sold to, 180
punishment of, 120, 121
Lace, 191
Lancaster, Duchy of, 49, 103, 149, 251
Lancaster, House of, 1
Lancastershire, 182
wool Staple in, 165
Land
alienation of by: covenant, 90; exchange, 90; feoffment, 90; will, 90
confiscation of for piracy, 15, 93
demised, 49
held under defective title, 185
illegal alienation of, 90
leasing of, 205
regulation of royal, 49
renting of, 168
Roman Catholics disabled from holding of, 146
sale of royal, 52
Landed estate, 185
Land inclosure
legal remedy for, 72
popular destruction of, 71, 72
social results of, 72
Landholder, 168
Landlord
denial of tenant rights by, 205
maintenance of rent rates by, 248
pg 656Lands out of charge, 217
Land tenure, 49
Land title, 106, 108
La Serena, French merchant ship, 46
Latin language, 171
Laud, William, Bishop of St. David's, 239
Launderer
of the royal Court, 179
Laundress
prohibited from the royal Household, 179, 188
Laundress of the royal Body, 188
Laurel
on English coins, 189
Law
abuse in administration of, 33
ancient, 189
customary, 77, 189
execution of, 61
fear of, 102
international, 136, 177, 216, 250
regulating church affairs, 41
Lawarre, T., see West, Thomas, Lord Delaware
Lawday, 51
Law of God, 6, 216, 250
binding upon princes, 65
repugnance of duelling to, 136
Law of nature, 6, 65
Law of the Forest, 162
Lawyer
advice of in transfer of royal lands, 95
duty of royal, 6
in the House of Commons, 207. See also Learned Council
Lead
farthing tokens of, 128, 137, 155, 164
mining of, 254
Leake, Jasper, 192
Learned Council
action of under royal commission, 185
advice of, 162, 165
advice of in regulating juries, 171
attending the royal Court, 79
investigation of fraud by, 264
proceedings of against London builders, 78
report to of export of precious metals, 227
Lease, 49, 217
Leather
dyeing of, 198
excessive price of, 83
monopoly for gilding and painting of, 217
Leather bag, 100
Lee, Robert, Lord Mayor, 1
Leet court
lord of, 216
monopoly in granting of, 217
steward of, 51
Legal tender, 196
Leicestershire, 38
Lennox, Duke of, see Stuart, Ludovick
Lent
regulation of fleshmeat eating during, 181, 184, 193
statutory enforcement of regulations of, 193
Lenten dispensation, 184, 193
Lessee
of: London buildings, 78; royal land, 94; royal mines, 254
surety bond of, 168
Lessor
of London buildings, 78
Letter
carriage of, 99
James I to: the Council of State, 195; the Privy Council, 2
submission of for royal signature, 221
Letter of Assistance
for impressing mariners, 267
Letters of mark and reprisal, 50
Letters patent
appointing tobacco inspectors, 192
establishing licensing office, 173
exempting from jury duty, 77
fraud in obtaining, 97
granting monopoly, 128, 137, 148, 164, 217
incorporating starchmakers, 226
in demise of royal land, 49
licensing imports, 198
of censorship, 247
regulating the Staple, 165
repeal of, 214
restraining imports, 198
revocation of, 264
under Great Seal, 148, 165, 192, 198, 203, 228, 232, 247, 264, 265
Levant Company
monopoly of in trade, 148, 154
Levyn, 168
Liberty
arrest in, of: conspirators, 5; criminals, 260; escaped suspects, 211; malefactors, 216, 244; pirates, 46
bailiff of, 161
enforcement of: price regulations in, 40, 109, 133; royal proclamations in, 10; statute laws in, 12
regulation of: alehouses in, 180; buildings in, 87, 120, 121
royal seizure of, 33, 177
search in, 67, 191
steward of, 12
Licence
annulment of, 165
for: building in London, 78, 204; exporting leather, 83; following the royal Court, 179; foreigners fishing in English waters, 98; foreign naval service, 50; foreign travel, 68, 146; holding fairs, 24; sale of ships abroad, 44
issued by Bishop, 184
royal, 240
Liddesdale, 168
Lieutenant (Naval), 240
Lieutenant of Dover, 36, 100
Lieutenant Governor of Ireland, 36, 81
pg 657Lieutenant of the North Border, 32
Lieutenant of shire
absence of from place of duty, 166
arrest by, of: deserters, 267; escaped suspects, 211; pirates, 93; Roman Catholic clergy, 34, 252
continued in office, 2
in the Middle Shires, 168
neglect of duty by, 158
protection of wild game by, 153
regulation of: by the Privy Council, 36; posts by, 100
repression of riots by, 71, 72
statute enforcement by, 116
submission of rebels to, 74
suppression by, of: illegal hunting, 102; riot, 71, 72, 177
taking of fee deer by, 149, 162, 251
to return to county places, 143
Lieutenant of the Tower of London, 211
Lighter (ship), 156
Lime kiln, 264
Lincoln, 165
Lincoln, Earl of, see Clinton, Henry
Lincolnshire, 38
Linen cloth
dyeing of, 198
monopoly for import of, 228
Lining cloth, 217
Lion
on gold coins, 189
Lists, 217
Littleton, Stephen, 60
Liverpool, 248
Livery, 168
Local official
arrest by, of: conspirators, 5; escaped suspects, 211; felons, 81, 244, 260; pirates, 28, 46, 93; Sir Griffin Markham, 22; traitors, 58, 130; vagabonds, 161
assisting of: monopolists, 128, 192, 245, 247, 261; royal commission, 194; royal officials, 264
capture of murderers by, 123
censorship by, 256
continued in office, 2
delivery of illegal guns to, 126
destruction of contraband by, 198
duties of, 1, 4, 7, 10, 12, 16, 17, 20, 26, 27, 33, 38, 51, 63, 69, 189, 206, 216
enforcement by, of: price regulations, 40; royal proclamations, 85, 125, 171, 182, 188, 193, 226, 231, 236; statutes, 7, 91, 116, 141
imprisonment of naval deserters by, 267
jury selection by, 77
laws regulating, 45
malfeasance by, 77
methods of in control of plague, 29
neglect of duty by, 87
prevention by, of: alum imports, 142; felt imports, 246; fraud in cloth trade, 199; glassmaking, 197; illegal imports, 198; manufacturing, 191; starchmaking, 86,
107, 200; tobacco culture, 195; tobacco imports, 203, 257; tobacco pipemaking, 202; woolfell exports, 141, 217
protection by of monopolist's rights, 167
provision of coin scales by, 196
punishment by, 109, 133
punishment of, 16, 26, 27, 58, 167, 171, 231, 246, 259, 264
regulation by, of: butchers, 181; civil behaviour towards ambassadors, 250; clothmaking, 135; common carriers, 174; London building, 175, 186, 204; posts, 100; starchmakers, 75
regulation of by the Privy Council, 36
reporting of contraband to, 265
reward of for reporting illegal exports, 229
search of mails by, 99
submission of rebels to, 74
suppression by, of: alum imports, 169; illegal tokens, 155, 164; illegal trade, 31, 156, 170, 176; riot, 71, 72, 177; starch-making, 112; vagabonds, 173
to witness royal commissions of purveyance, 65
Lodging
excessive price of, 40, 109, 133
regulation of price of, 10
Lodging house, 78
Lodging loft, 180
Loggets (game of), 180
Logwood, 198, 229
London, 4, 180, 220, 222, 262, 266
alderman of, 25, 87, 139, 216
alum storehouse in, 101, 142
Apothecaries of, 206
apprentices, insurrection and riot by, 177
beautification of, 234
Bishop of, 1, 256
bourse of, 152
building regulations in, 25, 51, 87, 113, 120, 121, 152, 175, 186, 204, 234, 255
circulation of farthing tokens in, 137
citizens of, 265
coal sale in, 264
College of Physicians of, 171, 206
Common Council of, 125
Company of Gold Wire Drawers of, 245, 253
Company of Grocers of, 206
conspiracy in, 17
crowded condition of, 78
customhouse in, 170, 198, 257
danger of plague in, 54
Dyers of, 229
exchange of coin in, 164
fairs in, 24
felons hiding in, 81
feltmaking in, 134, 246
Garblers of, 232
gate keeper of, 181
gates of, 120, 121, 234
Goldsmiths of, 170
grain storage in, 248
illegal: residence of nobility in, 85, 143, pg 658166, 259; starchmaking in, 111; imports into, 86
inspection of cloth in, 135
justices of peace of, 202
liberties in, 175
magistrates of, 79
merchants of, 99
negligence of officers of, 216
officers of port of, 167
Pinmakers Company of, 176
pins imported through, 176
plague in, 11, 16, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 33, 35, 39, 69, 70, 76, 78, 79, 89, 103, 258
reception of James I in, 2
Recorder of, 87, 161
recusants gathered in, 111
re-edification of, 152
regulation of: building in, 25, 51, 87, 113, 120, 121, 175, 186, 204, 234, 255; eating houses of, 193; suburbs of, 51; use of fleshmeat in, 181
residence of the King in, 216
resort to by: upper classes, 85, 143, 166, 236, 241, 259; vagabonds, 161
royal agents in, 169
royal commission in, 68, 98
royal Mint in, 3
sale of drugs in, 206
sealing of tobacco in, 203
shipping centre, 105
Silversmiths of, 156
starchmaking in, 75, 86, 107
Stationers Company of, 247
streets of, 186, 204
suburbs of, 11, 16, 25, 51, 177, 216
tobacco culture near, 195
use of timber in buildings of, 234
woolmen of, 38
wool Staple in, 165
London official
duties of, 51, 79, 125, 139, 161, 167, 216
perambulation by, 78
London, Tower of, see Tower
Lord, 33
Lord Chancellor of England, 29
Lord High Admiral of England, 201, 261
arrest of felons by, 44
dissemination of flag by, 64
licensing of mariners' foreign service by, 50, 230, 240, 267
regulation of posts by, 37, 100
to hear complaints against monopolies, 239
trial of pirates by, 28, 46, 67, 93
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, 191, 224
Lord of fair, 21, 24
Lord of leet, 216
Lord of liberty, 184
Lord Privy Seal, 87, 100
Lordship
gildable by statute law, 168
regulation of royal, 49
Lords spiritual
in Parliament, 258, 262, 266
landholding by, 168
resort of to London, 235, 236, 241, 259
Lord's Supper, 146
Lords temporal
illegal residence of in London, 259
in Parliament, 258, 262, 266
resort of to London, 235, 236, 241
Lord Treasurer of England, 12, 28
Lottery, 212
Louis XIII, King of France, 46
Low Countries
banishment of criminals to, 27
Cautionary Towns of, 138
export of cloth to, 178
postal messengers to, 100
transactions of the Merchant Adventurers in, 167
Lumley, John, Lord, 1
Lux, Richard, 67
Luxuries, 147
MacDonnell, James, 81
Machine
for making: farthing tokens, 128, 137, 155, 164; thread of precious metals, 170
Magazine
for storing reserve grain, 248
Magistrate
civil, 41
execution of law by, 20
of London, 70
Mail, 99. See also Posts
Mail bag, 37
Maiming
as punishment, 65, 141
Main and Bye Plot, 17, 22, 111
Mainprise
denial of, 28, 53, 68, 93, 146, 168, 247
imprisonment for default of, 215
Malt
export of prohibited, 127
licence for making of, 168
made of rye, 91
Maltster
fraud by, 182
limitations on, 168
use of rye by, 91
Man-of-war
equipped for piracy, 28
in foreign service, 53
regulation of in English ports, 50
Manor
defective title to, 185
regulation of royal, 49
Roman Catholics disabled from holding, 146
Manor court, 94
Mansion, 168
Manslaughter, 160
Mar, Earl of, see Erskine, Thomas
Marble, 152
pg 659March
Northern, 9
Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland, 1
Mariner, 201
export of tin by, 156
foreign travel by, 73, 146
importing by, 176, 197
imprest of, 240, 267
Letters of assistance for imprest of, 267
maintenance of, 15
piracy by, 28, 46, 50, 67
prohibited from foreign service, 50, 53, 230
rapine by, 93
regulation of, 267
reporting illegal exports by, 227
reward for reporting export of treasure by, 147
sale of ships by, 44
skill of, 140
tobacco import by, 257
trade by with American Indians, 233
training of, 230, 240, 248
Maritime county, 53, 93
Maritime fort, 37
Mark, Scottish, silver coin, 3
Mark and reprisal, commission of, 15, 50
Market
display of regulations for, 182
excessive prices in, 10, 182
grain withheld from, 85
monopoly in licensing of, 217
officers of, 12
provision of victuals for, 40, 109, 133, 236
reading of Star Chamber decree in, 264
regulation of, 168
Market day, 10, 40, 109
Market town, 38, 173
Markham, Sir Griffin (or Griffith), 22, 119
Marshal of the royal Court, 132
Marshalsea, 70, 79, 179
Marsh land
demise of, 49
illegal occupancy of, 97
Martial law
death penalty under, 72, 177
Mart town, 217
Mary, Mother of Jesus, Feast of, 127
Mass
singing of, 34
Masterless man, 161, 180
Master of Ordnance, 261
Master of Posts
advice of in regulating posts, 100
regulation by, of: postal messengers, 99; posts, 36, 37
Master of Requests, 23
Master of the Apothecaries of London, 206
Master of the Horse, 88
Master of the London Brickmakers Company, 234
Master of the Rolls, 224
Master of the Staple, 38
Master of the Stationers of London, 247
Match, 233
Maxwell, John, Baron, 81
Mayor, 75
censorship by, 256
enforcement of proclamations by, 259
limitations on authority of, 193
prevention of wool exporting, 217
regulation of behaviour towards ambassadors by, 250
Mayor of London, 204
appointment of Provost Marshals by, 161
assistance of monopolists by, 245
certificate for building issued by, 87
delivery of forbidden books to, 110
enforcement by, of: city regulations, 177; Lenten regulations, 184; royal proclamations, 120, 121
investigation of meat sellers by, 193
prevention by, of: fraudulent cloth pressing, 199; tobacco pipemaking, 202
punishment of, 216
regulation by, of: inn-holders, 181; London building, 1, 51, 186, 202, 255
suppression of discourtesy of Londoners by, 216
Mayor of the Staple, 38, 165
Meal
export of prohibited, 127
serving of at common table, 193
starch made of, 200, 226
Measure
regulation of, 12, 182
Medical doctor, see Doctor
Medicine
book for compounding of, 171, 206
danger in use of, 171
dispensing of, 171
regulation of sale of, 206
Mediterranean Sea, 46, 67
Megavissey, 156
Mellon, William, 67
Mercer, 182
Merchandise, 192
Merchant, 201
advice of, in: preventing export of gold, 122; regulating coin, 124; regulating grain storage, 248
dispute of with the Scots, 64
engrossing of precious metals by, 183
fraud by, 135, 232
freedom of travel by, 68, 73, 146
greed of, 131
illegal: culling of coin by, 117; sale of ships by, 44
importing by from Scotland, 116
importing by, of: alum, 169; pins, 176; seditious books, 256; spices, 105; wheat, 107
injury to, by: clothmakers, 178, 199; gunpowdermakers, 237; pirates, 67; tobacco sellers, 203; woolpackers, 38
of: Clothiers Society, 229; London, 156; Muscovy Company, 187
petition to the Privy Council by, 264
reporting illegal exports by, 147, 227
pg 660
tobacco importing by, 192
tobacco sale by, 257
use of posts by, 99
Merchant Adventurers
charter of, 145, 167
export of broadcloths by, 139, 145
form of government of, 167
loss of monopoly by, 217
monopoly patent of, 139, 145
punishment of officers of, 145
trade privileges of, 167
Merchantry, 53
Merchant ship, 50, 93
Merchants of the Staple
charters of, 165
employment of woolworkers by, 38
export of woolfells by, 141
regulation of export trade by, 217
Merchant strangers
exclusion of from trade monopoly, 148
exports by, 122, 141, 264
regulation of, 144, 217, 228
Messuage
letting of, 168
sale of royal, 52
terms for rent of, 49
Metal mine, 254
Mexico
coin of, 124
Michaelmas, Feast of, 74, 152, 159
Michaelmas Court Term, 29, 106, 108
Middleburg, 165
Middlesex, 216
building regulations in, 186
clerks of the peace of, 184, 193
Lieutenant of, 177
Provost Marshal of, 161
tobacco pipemakers of, 202
Mill, 245
Miller, 182
Mill-says, 199
Milreis (Portuguese gold coin), 124
Mine
alum, 101
coal, 264
gold, 172
metal, 254
royal, 254
saltpetre, 261
Mine operation, 254
Mine owner, 264
Miner, 264
Mining, 254
Mint
coinage of gold in, 189
cutting of coins in, 122
defective coin brought to, 129
foreign, 147, 183
gold coin brought to, 196
in the Tower of London, 189
precious metals brought to, 183, 189, 227
price of bullion at, 124
royal directive to, 124
Mintmaster, 189, 196
Mint officer
advice of in preventing coin export, 122
duties of, 3, 47, 170, 189
melting of coin by, 117
Misdemeanour
in: clothmaking, 199; illegal starchmaking, 200; Middle Shires, 168; royal House-hold, 179
Mompesson, Giles, 211, 213
Monarchy, 136
Monastery
dissolution of, 97
Money
for aiding colonizer, 201
invested in starchmaking, 200
sent to Roman Catholic students abroad, 146
Money changing, 183
Money exchange
precious metals purchase at, 227
Monmouthshire, 217
Monopolist
assignee of, 173
elevation of prices by, 83
payment by to the Crown, 86, 107
petition against, 6
protection of privilege of, 148, 150, 154, 167, 169, 171, 173, 187, 191, 192, 197, 198, 202, 203, 228, 245, 247, 265
punishment of, 182
search of private premises by, 191, 192, 203
Monopoly
by: carter, 6; Crown, 101, 142, 169, 170, 191, 237, 245, 265; customs farmer, 228; denizen, 217; East India Company, 105; Eastland Company, 228; foreigner, 105; joint stock company, 187; Levant Company, 148, 154; Merchant Adventurers, 139, 145, 217; Muscovy Company, 187; Society of Pipemakers, 202; Stationers of London, 247
for: discovering Thames annoyances, 217; fortage and lineage of paper, 217; gilding leather, 217; ordering alehouses, 180; painting leather, 217; supplying ship's ballast, 217; threadmaking, 170; transporting tin, 14
for dispensing: apprenticeship, 217; penal laws, 6
for granting: leet courts, 217; stallage, 217; tolls, 217
for importing: fish, 217; hemp, 228; linen cloth, 228; pike (fish), 217; pitch, 228; polonia wood, 228; potash, 228; scallops, 217; soap ash, 228; spices, 105; sturgeon, 217; tar, 228; tobacco, 265; whale fins, 140, 187; wood, 228; yarn, 228
for leasing: concealments, 217; intrusions, 217; lands out of charge, 217; tithes, 217
for licensing: chapmen, 173; fairs, 217; markets, 217; pedlars, 173; wine casks, 217
pg 661
for manufacture of: alum, 101, 142, 169; armour oil, 217; back screens, 217; beaverskin clothing, 217; chamlets, 217; cloth balls, 217; dishes, 217; drinking glasses, 150, 197; earthen vessels, 217; foil, 245; gunpowder, 261; oil, 217; paving tile, 217; playing cards, 217; racket hoops, 217; rackets, 217; saltpetre, 237, 261; stone vessels, 217; tobacco pipes, 202, 217; tokens, 128, 137, 164; wire, 245
for measuring: coal, 217; corn, 217; hay, 217; salt, 217
for passing of: encroachments, 217; free warren, 217
for printing: briefs, 217; on cloth, 217; on leather, 217
for sale of: medicines, 171; oil, 217; pins, 176; ship's ballast, 217
for sealing of: drugs, 232; spices, 232; tobacco, 192
for trade: general, 148, 154; the Baltic, 228; Greenland (Spitzbergen), 187; salt-petre, 237; tobacco, 265
injustice of, 75
letters patent in granting of, 128, 137, 148, 164, 217
Parliamentary complaint against, 239
royal, 101, 142, 169, 170, 191, 237, 245, 265
Monopoly patent
issuance of, 6, 128, 148, 164, 170, 217
revocation of, 6, 14, 75, 145, 217
Monument, 183
Moorfields, 152
Morley, Edward Parker, Lord, 1
Mountjoy, Lord, later Earl of Devonshire, see Blount, Charles
Munitions
of colonizer, 201
sale of to pirates, 242
taken from recusants, 110
Murder
by: English pirates, 67; Scottish borderers, 123
instruments of, 160
of: French subjects by English pirates, 46; heretics, no; King Henry IV of France, 111
on the Scottish borders, 168
punishment for, 28
Murderer
description of, 123
reward for arrest of, 123
Muscovy Company
discovery of new lands by, 140
dispensed from statutory ohservance by royal proclamation, 144, 187
protection of monopolistic rights of, 187
whaling by, 140
Muskiet
munition for, 237
sale of to American Indians, 233
Musters, 37, 100, 223
Mutilation as punishment, 65, 141
Naturalization, 45
Natural law, 6, 62
Natural resources, 94
Naval officer, 93, 194, 240, 242. See also Admiral, Vice Admiral
Navigation
encouragement of, 141, 212
increase in, 140
maintenance of, 230, 240
necessity for, 105
Neat's leather, 83
Negligence
of: London magistrates, 216; royal officials, 29
Newcastle upon Tyne
coal mines of, 264
grain reserve storage in, 248
New Drapery, 199, 217
New England
colony in, 233
Council for Affairs of, 233
Newfoundland
transportation of criminals to, 27
Newland, see King James
Newman, Christopher, 46
Newmarket
royal proclamations: dated at, 184; issued from, 105, 106, 122, 126, 127, 145, 158, 180, 181, 186, 194, 196, 225, 235, 240, 241, 262–4
New Stream
brought to London, 152
Nichols, Francis, 192
Nobility
absence of from county homes, 23, 143
attempt at destruction of, 57, 58
attendant upon the King, 136
danger to from plague, 258
houses of, 194
illegal residence of in London, 259
in: Parliament, 209, 220, 222, 223; the royal Court, 79; the royal train, 40, 47, 133, 182
incorporation of for colonization venture, 212
insulting of in London streets, 216
limitation of servants of at the coronation, 21
of the Privy Council, 143
remove of from shires, 158, 235, 236
residence of in the shires, 166, 235, 236
resort of to cities, 235, 236
Scottish, 23, 47, 123
theft of horses from, 58
Norris, Francis, Earl of Berkshire, 1
North, Roger, 201
North America, 27, 168, 195, 212, 233, 257, 265
Northampton, Earl of, see Howard, Henry
Northamptonshire
crime in, 260
inclosure riots in, 71
pg 662
wool Staple in, 165
woolworkers of, 38
Northbrook, 58
Northumberland
annexation of territory to, 168
coal mining in, 264
Earl of, see Percy, Henry
landholders of, 168
Norton, Bonham
royal proclamations printed by, 168–93, 206–7, 213–37, 239–48, 250–62, 264–7
Norwich, 165
Norwich, John Jegon, Bishop of, 1
Nottingham
Earl of, see Howard, Charles
royal proclamation issued from, 256
Oak tree, 94
Oastman, 264
Oath
corporeal, 193
of: Apothecaries Company, 206; customs officers, 178; exporter, 248; grain merchant, 85; liege subject, 146; port officer, 169; shipmaster, 122; woolworker, 38
Oath of Allegiance
administration of by clergymen, 111, 118
certification of administration of, 118
devised by Parliament, 84, 96, 118, 157
punishment for refusing to swear, 84, 118
Oatlands
royal proclamation issued from, 41, 85, 229
Oats, 65, 127
O'Donnell, Rory, Earl of Tyrconnell, 80
Odour
of starchmaking, 75, 112
Office
loss of as punishment, 65, 85, 101, 147, 153, 167, 169, 217
Office of alienations, 90
Office of arms, 243
Oil
distilling of, 171
for maintenance of armour, 217
in medicine, 206
monopoly in making and sale of, 217
Oligarchy, 136
Olona (town in France), 46
O'Neill, Hugh, Earl of Tyrone, 13, 80
Orders Appointed by His Majesty (for care of the poor), 85, 236
Ordinances
of: the Apothecaries of London, 206; the Staple, 38
Ordnance
gunpowder for, 237
prohibition of export of, 217
sale of to pirates, 93
Ore tenus, 132
Ornament, 183
made of precious metal, 245, 253
Orphan, 55
Ounce, 124
Outhouse
mining of saltpetre in, 261
Outlaw
disenabled from Parliament, 33
flight of, 168
harbouring of, 9
Outlawry, 16
Outport, 217
Oxford, Earl of, see De Vere, Edward
Oxfordshire
cloth production in, 78
wool staple in, 165
Oxford University, 256
charitable endowment of, 55
Oyer and Terminer, justice of, 149, 158
Packer, 165
Painted Chamber, 43
Palatine, Elector, see Frederick IV
Pamphlet
Popish, 256
printing of, 247
Pan coal, 264
Pannage, 153
Paper token, 155
Parchment, 180
Parish
administration of, 35
church, 168
officer, 180, 182
tithe, 97
Park, 49, 94, 153, 217
Parliament
Act of, see Statute
adjournment of, 220, 222, 223
advice of, in: Scottish affairs, 9; suppressing illegal hunting, 102
attempted destruction of, 57, 58, 62, 66
calling of into session, 207, 209
complaint of, 253: against monopolists, 214, 239
confirmation of royal Acts by, 97, 108
dissolution of, 114, 223
grievances of, 223
in church reform, 30
James's consent to actions of, 66
misinterpretation by of role of, 110
Oath of Allegiance devised by, 84, 96, 118, 157
of: King Edward III, 38, 189; King Edward IV, 116; King Richard II, 73
petition by to the King, 110, 217, 252, 257
prolonging of session of, 217, 223
prorogation of, 82, 209, 223, 258, 262, 266, due to: plague, 48, 54, 69, 76, 89, 104; scarcity of food, 92
punishment by, 213
reform of bills of complaint by, 215
regulation by, of: charitable gift, 55; drugs, 192
religious debate in, 41
royal summons of, 33, 113
sessions of, 48, 65, 114, 146
pg 663
uniting of England with Scotland by, 9, 43, 45
Parliamentary elections
fraud in, 33
procedures in, 209
Parliamentary robe, 189
Parliament of Scotland
actions of in union with England, 45
advice of in unifying Scotland with England, 9, 43
Parter of precious metals, 170, 227
Passport, 68, 73
Pasture
conversion of arable land to, 217
Patent
complaint against, 239
enrolment of in Chancery, 224
of: tin transportation, 14; undertakers of lands in Ireland, 115
Patentee
nullification of rights of, 217
royal appointment of, 180
Scottish, 197
Patent roll, 224
Paving tile, 217
Pawn
of stolen goods, 180
Peace
breach of, 8, 20
Peace treaty
with: Austria, 42, 50, 53; Burgundy, 42, 50; Spain, 42, 53
Peas, 127
Pedlar
patent for licensing of, 217
punishment of, 173
Peer of the Realm, 77
Pembroke, Earl of, see Herbert, William
Penal law
execution of, 85
monopoly for dispensing of, 6
Penistone, 199
Penny, 3, 47
Pennyweight, 124
Pepper, 105
Perambulation, 78
Percy, Henry, Duke of Northumberland, 1
Percy, Thomas, 57, 58, 59, 61
Perpetuana
import of, 217
manufacture of, 199
Pesthouse, 152
Pewterer, 156 Pharmacopoeia Londinensis, 171, 206
Philip III, King of Spain
actions by Sir Walter Raleigh against, 172
agents of in England, 177
peace treaty with, 15, 42, 50, 53
Physician
advice of in regulating apothecaries, 206
of London, 171, 206
prescription of medicine by, 171
Pigeon, 261
Pike (fish), 217
Pike (weapon), 233
Pillory
for fraud in woolworking, 38
punishment in by the Star Chamber, 65
Pilot, 50
Pinmakers Company of London, 176
Pinnace, 201
Pins, 176
Pipe
for smoking tobacco, 202, 217
Pipe (barrel), 194
Pipemakers Society, 202
Piracy
by English mariners, 50, 93
punishment for, 15, 28, 46, 50, 53, 67, 93
punishment of accessory to, 15, 67
repressing of, 28, 53, 93, 113
Pirate
accessory of, 46, 93
arbitrary execution of, 28
arrest of, 46, 67
damage to shipping by, 242
harbouring of, 46
in: the Mediterranean, 242; the Straits of Gibraltar, 28, 67, 93; Tunis, 93, 242
punishment of, 15, 28, 46, 50, 53, 67, 93
ships of, 67
spoilage by, 67, 93
supplying of, 53, 242
Pistol
carrying of prohibited, 126, 160
murder with, 123. See also Dag, Gun
Pistolet (Spanish gold coin), 124
Pitch, 228
Pit coal, 150
Plague
caused by starchmaking, 75, 107, 112
courts adjourned due to: Chancery, 16, 26, 29, 69; Common Pleas, 16, 103; Duchy of Lancaster, 16, 26, 29, 69; 103; Exchequer, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103; King's Bench, 16; Requests, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103; Star Chamber, 16, 29, 69, 103; Wards and Liveries, 16, 26, 29, 69, 103
courts prorogued due to, 76
court term adjourned due to, 11, 26, 29, 69, 103, 104
in: London, 11, 16, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 29, 33, 35, 48, 49, 69, 87, 89, 103, 104; Westminster, 29
infection of at James's entry into England, 41
methods for control of, 16, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 39, 48, 54, 69, 70, 76, 78, 79, 89, 103, 104, 258
Parliament prorogued due to, 48, 54, 68, 76, 89, 104
Plaintiff, 93
Plantation
in: Ireland, 115; New England, 233; South America, 201; Summer Islands, 195; Virginia, 195, 212
owner of, 257, 265
patented boundaries of, 233
pg 664
tobacco production in, 265
Plate
export of, 73
made of coin, 117
Plate (dish), 245
Playing cards, 217
Plays, 6
Plymouth, 248
Pocket dag, 126, 160. See also Dag, Gun, Pistol
Pocket dagger, 160
Pocket tin, 156
Pollard
use of in starchmaking, 75, 86, 107, 112, 200, 226
Polonia wood, 228
Poor
cheating of, 182
congregation of in London, 25
employment of, 236
exploitation of by monopolists, 217
injury to by: debased coin, 129; high prices, 248
propensity of for crime, 84
suffering of due to food scarcity, 127
use of lead tokens by, 128
Poor relief
methods of, 11, 23, 85, 86, 91, 92, 137, 158, 235, 236
royal directions for, 235, 236
Pope, the, Bishop of Rome
Briefs against Oath of Allegiance, in
King James, on relations with, 34
See also Clement VIII
Popham, John, 1
Port
illegal exporting from, 83
legal shipping in, 31
piracy in, 93
regulation of foreign ships in, 50, 53
Portcullis
on English gold coins, 189
Porter
in the wool Staple, 165
of the royal Court, 70, 79, 188
Port officer
allowing of illegal trade by, 169
arrest by, of: deserters, 267; escaped suspects, 211
assistance of monopolists by, 128, 192
capture of murderers by, 123
duties of, 5, 15, 28, 34, 44, 50, 53, 66, 116, 122, 217, 228
enforcement by of import regulations, 131
forfeiture of office by, 101, 146
implicated in piracy, 93
imprisonment of, 85
negligence by, 53, 169
prevention by, of: alum importing, 142, 169; coin exporting, 147; exporting of horses, 88, 219; illegal exports, 83; illegal imports, 148, 187, 191, 203; spice imports, 105; tobacco importing,
257; whale fin importing, 140; wool exporting, 141, 217; yarn exports, 144
protection of monopolists' rights by, 167, 228
punishment of for neglect of duty, 68, 122, 141, 142, 146, 167, 187, 203, 229, 257
regulation by, of: imports, 190, 198; posts, 100; trade, 145
search by: for illegal exports, 144; of outbound ships, 93
seizure by, of: illegal imports, 101; ships, 265
suppression of illegal trade by, 31
Portrait
of James I on English coins, 47
Portsmouth, 248
Portugal, 124
Post
guide for, 36
horses for, 36, 100
regulation of, 36, 37, 99, 100
stage records of, 100
worker in, 37, 100
Posts general, foreign, 99
Potash, 228
Pouncing of wool, 246
Pound weight, 47
Praemunire, 84
Precious metal
disgrossing of, 245
export of: licensed, 227; prohibited, 113, 117, 122, 124, 147, 183
fineness of regulated, 124
foil made of, 217, 245
melting of, 245, 253
ornaments made of, 245, 253
price of regulated, 124
purles of, 245, 253
refiner of, 227
thread made of, 170, 191, 245
use of in building, 183
Prelate
at Hampton Court debate, 35
in Parliament, 209, 220, 222, 223
Presser, 199
Press Master, 267
Prest money, 240, 267
Prices
elevation of by monopolists, 83
regulation of, 10, 40, 85, 91, 133, 174, 176, 180
Priest (Roman Catholic), 34. See also Jesuit,
Roman Catholic clergy, Seminary
Priests' Treason, 110
Primitive Church
doctrine of, 30, 41, 66
rites of, 35
Prince, foreign
entertainment of in London, 120, 121
Printer's errors
in James I's Apologie, 96
Printing
censorship of, 247, 256
on leather and cloth, 217
pg 665Prison, 81
Prisoner, 55
Prison keeper, 66
Privy
mining of for saltpetre, 261
Privy Council, 1, 11, 261
action of: empowered by statute law, 27; in control of plague, 70; under royal commission, 185
administration of the Oath of Allegiance by, 118
advice of, in: adjourning court term, 16, 29; adjourning Parliament, 220, 222; banishing criminals, 27; church reform, 30; codifying royal proclamations, 189;establishing grain storage magazines, 248; granting monopoly patents, 6, 14, 105; leasing royal mines, 254; limiting free speech, 208; preventing export of precious metals, 122, 147; preventing land inclosures, 71, 72; proroguing Parliament, 209, 258, 262, 266; restraining plantation ventures, 201; suppressing piracy, 28, 93
advice of, in regulating: building in London, 78; charitable trusteeships, 55; church affairs, 41; cloth trade, 229; coal trade, 264; coin, 47, 124; common carriers, 231; foreign travel, 73; juries, 77; merchants, 64; Middle Shires, 168; precious metals use, 245; royal land, 49, 106, 108; silk industry, 125; starch-making, 75, 86, 107; wool trade, 38, 151, 165
appointment of enforcement officers by, 257
at the Hampton Court Conference, 35, 41
certification of: complaints to by royal commission, 239; illegal London residents, 259
committee of, 264
complaints to, against: common carriers, 174; mine operations, 254; monopolists, 6, 217; starchmakers, 75, 86, 107
complaints to, by London pinmakers, 176
consent of, to dissolution of Parliament, 223
consideration of grain prices by, 248
danger to, from plague, 16
directions by, for: control of plague, 29; execution of royal proclamations, 217
dispatches directed to, 100
dispensation by, from statute law, 135
duty of, 223
granting of licence by, 181
in maintenance of public peace, 63
in the Court of Star Chamber, 86, 200, 226
investigation of: export licences by, 83; fraud by, 264; gunpowder quality by, 237; precious metals threadmaking by, 253
issuance of London building licences by, 87
lands of, 193, 234, 235
letter of James I to, 2
licensing by, of: foreign travel, 68, 73, 146; grain inspectors, 86; starchmakers, 86
Lieutenants of shires in, 166
members of on royal commission, 97, 255
noble members of, 143
on Irish rebels, 80
orders by, 239: banishing criminals, 27; for colonizing Virginia, 233; for preventing spread of plague, 24
President of, 227
preventing wool export, 141, 217
prosecution of offenders by, 56
provision of transportation for the royal progress by, 65
publication of royal proclamations by, 2
punishment by, of: alum importers, 169; fraudulent silk dyers, 125
regulation by, of: civil behaviour towards ambassadors, 250; common carriers, 231; export of horses, 88; local officials, 175; nobility, 166; port and customs officers, 187; posts, 36, 37; Roman Catholic clergy, 66
release of offenders from prison by, 86
report of royal committee to, 229
report to, of: Raleigh's actions, 172; seditious speeches, 208,