navigation: home > Lansdowne > Catalogue Volume 13
British Library Manuscripts, Lansdowne Volume 13
Link to British Library web site.
1. Copy of a letter from the Council, to Lord Scrope, for restitution of goods taken from the Scotch borderers. No date.
2. A copy of a letter from Mr. Randolph, to Lord Scrope; on divers matters then in agitation in Scotland, March 19, 1570.
3. The information and complaint of Thomas Gylles (himself a lender of apparel), against the Yeoman of the Queen's Revels, that he lends out the dresses to low persons and others, by which means they become tarnished and otherwise injured; with twenty-one instances of this abuse, 1571.
4. A note of the rebels' lands in the Queen's possession in the counties of York, Northumberland, Richmond, and Durham. No date.
5. A note of the rebels' lands in the Queen's possession in the counties of Westmoreland and Cumberland. No date.
6. A copy of the indenture for bargain and sale of Sir Wm. Pickering's lands and possessions in the county of York, signed by Lord Burghley. No date.
7. A grant to Thomas Lichfield for eight years of the moiety of such sums as he shall recover for the Queens use in the Court of the Exchequer, Dec. 18, 1570.
8. Instructions for a privilege to be granted to the makers of alum, copperas, &c. within the realm of England. No date.
9. A note of the entertainments of the General and other Officers of the Army sent into the North for suppressing the Rebellion, 1570.
10. Benedict Spinola's license for passing of commodities, paying custom as an Englishman. No date.
11. A petition, to the Council, of some merchants of Kingston upon Hull; for recovery of their ship and cargo seized by the K. of Denmark. No date. Transcribed - - La.13.11
12. The Lord Treasurer's warrant for Lord Burghley to receive seven tons of wine, free from the new impost, Nov. 25, 1571.
13. A list of bankrupts in several parts of the kingdom, and the respective sums for which they failed, 1571.
14. A recital of the Several circumstances that may cause a debtor to become a bankrupt, with some remarks on the bankrupt laws, 1571.
15. The respective sums the nobility were assessed at, for the first payment towards the subsidy in 1581.
16. The sum, total of the first and second subsidies granted by the Laity, 13 Eliz. 1571.
17. The names of the Nobility, and the respective sums they were assessed at for the subsidy in 13 Eliz. Powle and Philips Collectors.
18. Three catalogues of names of commoners of Enfield, &c. and the respective sums they were assessed at for the subsidy, 1571.
19. A small written paper from the Lord Morton, containing a request that Lord Scrope might be applied to in favour of Lord Maxwell's tenants that they might not be molested with suits, &c. 1571.
20. Copy of a letter from Mr. Randolph, to Lord Scrope, concerning the Earl of Angus, June 22, 1571.
21. Copies of two letters of Mr. Randolph to Lord Hunsdon, and Lord Burghley, for a passport for Luke Wilson, March 22, 1570.
22. Copy of Mr. Randolph's letter to the Bp. of Durham: with an apology for not visiting him as he passed by him, March 21, 1570.
23. Instructions for. Mr. Randolph, from the Earl of Morton at Dalkeith, May 29, 1571.
24. Copy of a letter of compliment, from Mr. Randolph, at London, to the Laird of Ormeston or his Lady, April 10, 1571.
25. A copy of a letter of Mr. Randolph, intended for the Bishop of Gallway, but interested by the Scots, 1571.
26. A copy of a letter from Mr. Randolph, to the Earl of Lenox, Regent of Scotland, rejoicing that his affairs have a good aspect, Apr. 10, 1571.
27. A copy of a letter from Mr. Randolph, to the Earl of Morton, that it is uncertain whether Dunbritton is taken or not, &c. Apr. 11, 1571.
28. A letter without names, but seems to be from Sir Francis Walsingham in France, to the Earl of Leicester; that the French King was very desirous of his brother Henry, Duke of Anjou's marriage with the Queen, 1571.
29. (This article is now at the end of Vol. 24.)
30. Two letters to Lord Burghley, the former from Mr. Newdigate, the latter from the Duchess of Somerset; making over Comb-nevil to him, for which she requests some of his Rhenish wine, Sept. 13, 1571.
31. An abstract of a letter from the Council, to the Mayor and Officers of the Customs, at Chester, to stop all vessels in their harbour, May 17, 1571.
32. An estimate of the value of the Lordship or Manour of Moore in the county of Hertford, lately annexed to the Duchy of Lancaster, July 29, 1571.
33. An old estimate of the value of the Queen's house at the Moore in Hertfordshire, in 1568.
34. The clear yearly value of the lands and possessions of Lord John Sheffield, deceased, 11 Eliz.
35. The clear yearly value of the lands and possessions of Lord Edward Sheffield, deceased, 4 Edw. VI.
36. Mr. T. Gardiner's state of his private accompts from his leaving Cambridge, till his coming to London.
37. Mr. Gardiner's reasons why Her Majesty should extend her lenity towards him, as to his debt due to the Exchequer.
38. Mr. John Harrington of Eaton, to Mr. Penn; acknowledging favours, and showing his thankfulness, May 19, 1571.
39. Mr. Vincent Skinner, in the country, to Mr. Michael Hicks of Lincoln's Inn, to borrow money of him on bond, June, 10, 1571.
40. Mr. Edward Dyer at the Court, to John Smith, in the City; that he should come to Court, as Lord Leicester had recommended him to the Queen, Aug. 2, 1571.
41. John Fabian's book of brokeage for strangers. Drawn up for the perusal of the Right Hon. the Lord Burghley, Nov. 3, 1571.
42. Offers to the Queen from the society for making alum copperas, &c. for improvement of Her Majesty's revenue, 1571.
43. Some imperfect hints for making alum and copperas by Englishmen, if three things are duly observed, 1571.
44. An order and appointment for the raising of soldiers; viz. 1000 footmen, and 100 horsemen in each of three ridings of Yorkshire.
45. A rough draught of instructions for George Winter and John Hawkins, Esqrs. Commissioners for Marine Affairs, corrected by Lord Burghley, March 1571.
46. Articles of pacification for Scotland, according to the intention of the Queen's Majesty, Jan. 1571.
47. Some secret additional articles, or enlargements of the former, for the pacification of Scotland, drawn up by, Mr. Randolph, 1571.
48. Part of Mr. Randolph's copy of his letter to Lord Leicester, of the affairs of Scotland, and how grievous his employment therein has been, 1571.
49. Copy of Mr. Randolph's second letter to Lord Leicester, on the troubles; of Scotland, proposing some methods of settling the same, 1571.
50. A foul copy of a Letter to Lord Burghley on the former subject. Sent by John Case, March 6, 1571.
51. Copy of a letter to the Lords Leicester and Burghley on the former subject, March 18, 1571.
52. A letter from Lord Heris, to Mr. Randall; one of the Queen's Commissioners, to know the issue of the proceedings betwixt both realms, March 26, 1571.
53. Mr. Randolph's copy of a letter sent to two of the Scotch Nobility severally, inviting them to a conference, for settling the unquiet state of the realm of Scotland, March 14, 1571.
54. Copy of a letter of instructions from Q. Eliz. to Mr. Randolph; for his dealing with the several parties at variance in Scotland, March 19, 1571.
55. Lord Hunsdon, Governor of Berwick, to Mr. Randolph, yielding to his request of sending money, though but sparingly, Feb. 24, 1571. This letter is referred to in the foregoing.
56. Mr. Randolph's copy of his letter to Lord Hunsdon, relating his entertainment and proceedings with the Scots, with various matters, Feb.24, 1571.
57. Copy of a memorial delivered by Lord Hunsdon, to Sir W. Drury, and Mr. T. Randolph, of things to be observed during the treaty of pacification, Feb. 1571.
58. Mr. Randolph's copy of his letter to Lord Hunsdon, for his passport to Mr. Case, whom he is sending with letters to the Court, March 7, 1571. Of this letter there is annexed a duplicate fair copy.
59. Copy of Mr. Randolph's letter, of various matters transacting in Scotland to, to Lord Hunsdon at Berwick, March 1571.
60. Copy of a letter from Lord Hunsdon, to Mr. Randolph; signifying his dispatching his letter of March 19, to Lord Burghley, of the Scotch troubles, March 22, 1571.
61. Herle's discoveries to Lord Burghley: being fifteen heads of accusation of one James Chillister, alias David, for his villanies, March 19, 1571.
62. A declaration to Lord Burghley, made by William Dethicke, York Herald, against Wm. Cook, Clarencieux Herald, of certain suspicious speeches and doings of his relating to the Duke of Norfolk, Feb. 29, 1571.
63. The sums total of the expenses of the household in several years of the Queen's Majesty, 1572.
64. An account how much the expenses of the royal stables have been augmented, 14 Eliz. from 36 Hen. VIII.
65. An account of the increase of payment in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber, 1572.
66. A draft of the Queen's commission to Lord Burghley, Treasurer of the Exchequer, and others for settling the farming of crown lands, &c. Corrected by his Lordship; a remark the more deserving of notice, as he has changed the orthography of his own name from Burleigh to Burghley, as he always wrote it himself, Oct. 30, 1572.
67. Matthew Parker, Archbp. of Canterbury probably to Lord Burghley; to restrain the disorderly conduct of the houses of court in matters of religion, June 17, 1571.