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1. Dr. Perne, Head of Peter-house, Cambridge, to Lord Burghley; of Mr. Mumford being elected Fellow of their House, and of his postponing, signing the lease of their Manour of Milford, July 25, 1583.
2. The Master and Fellows of St. John's, Oxford, to Lord Burghley; for his favour in a cause of theirs, July 26, 1583. (Latin.)
3. Samuel Proctor, of Cambridge, to Lord Burgh. ley; that his letters in his behalf for a Fellowship were ineffectual, Sept. 1583. (Latin.)
4. Mr. Edmund Barwefl, Master of Christ College, Cambridge, to Lord Burghley; to excuse rejecting Mr. Proctor, Sept. 13, 1583.
5. The Society of Christ College, Oxon, to Lord Burghley; that Dr. Westfaling might succeed Dr. Matthew in the Headship, Sept. 1583. (Latin.)
6. The form of Mr. Robert Lyless's Expulsion from King's College, Cambridge; with the copy of a more ancient form on similar occasions, Oct. 2, 1583. (Latin.)
7. Heads of the University of Cambridge, to Lord Burghley; in favour of Mr: Hodilowe, sued in the Star-Chamber, Nov. 2, 1583.
8. The Head and Fellows of St. John's, Oxon, return Lord Burghley thanks for his many favours, Dec. 23, 1583. (Latin.)
9. Orders of Sir T. Ramsay and his Wife for founding two Fellowships and four Scholarships in PeterHouse, Cambridge, 1583.
10. Mr. Arthur Hildersam's complaint to Lord Burghley, against Mr. Barwell, Master of Christ College, for opposing his Fellowship, 1583.
11. George Boleyn, Dean of Lichfield, to Lord Burghley; concerning establishing a Lecture there, Aug. 28, 1583.
12. Mr. Tobie Matthew, to Lord Burghley; thanking him for his grave counsel on his going to Durham, Sept. 28, 1583.
13. Dr. Andrew Oxenbrege's protestation of allegiance to Q. Elizabeth, and abjuration of the Pope, dated Wisbech Castle, May 14, 1583.
14. Lord Burghley's Memorial of Mr. Dee's reformation of the Calendar, and of Abp. Grindall's resignation, &c. 1583.
15. A valuation of the Manour of Chertsey, and other lands in that parish, 1583.
16. A copy of the last Will and Testament of Dr. Edm. Grindall, Archbishop of Canterbury, May 8, 1583. Printed in his Life by Strype.
17. Gifts and charities of Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, disposed of before his death, 1583.
18. A copy of the last Will and Testament of Thomas Ratcliffe Earl of Sussex, Lord Chamberlain, &c. with a Codicil, May 21, 1583. In thirty-seven leaves.
19. An Inventory of hangings, jewels, &c. in possession of Thomas, late Earl of Sussex, 1583.
20. Information for the Lord Treasurer, by Mr. Peter Osborne, concerning the Gagership, 1583.
21. Mr. W. Parry, to Lord Burghley, from Lyons; of Popish Seminaries; with other intelligence, May 10, 1583. See Strype's Annals, Vol. III. p. 82.
22. Sir Walter Rauley, to Lord Burghley; of his speaking to the Queen in behalf of the Earl of Oxford, May, 1583.
23. Examination of William Orrell, John Rydgway, and Ralph Bullington, before the Queen's Commissioners, on suspicion of coining, June 14, 1583. In four parts.
24. Mr. W. Parry, to Lord Burghley, from Lyons; concerning the Venetian writer of the letter, Art. 55 in Num. 38, June 18, 1583.
25. An epistle of Thomas Gardiner, to Lord Burghley; in behalf of his friend Arthur Gelding, prosecuted by one Smith, June 25, 1583. (Latin.)
26. An epistle of Mr. Gardiner, to Lord Burghley; thanking him for his kindness to him and Mr. Goldings July 5, 1583. (Latin.)
27. Mr. Ralph Lane's request to Lord Burghley to have the penal statutes against strangers put in execution, July 9, 1583.
28. Sir Walter Mildmay, to Lord Burghley; recommending to him one Latham, a Custom-Officer of Hull, July 14, 1583.- - Transcribed - - La.39,28
29. Sir Philip Sydney, to Lord Burghley; to be joined in a certain patent with the Earl of Warwick, July 20, 1583.
30. Dr. Edward Stanhope, to the Bishop of London; concerning the granting of licenses for marriage July 26, 1583.
31. Mr. Thomas Lucas, to Lord Burghley; showing the great joy he has in finding his Lordship believes him innocent, Aug. 10, 1583.
32. Sir T. Stanhope, to Lord Burghley; to prevail with the new Bishop of London to continue his brother Chancellor there, Aug. 19, 1583.
33. The old Lady Anne Stanhope, to Lord Burghley; that her son Dr. Stanhope may be continued Chancellor of London, Aug. 20, 1583.
34. Francis Touker, to Lord Burghley; of the Pope's Missionaries to Ireland, and of other traitors, July 22, 1583.
35. Giles Ascham, to Lord Burghley; for his and the Queen's letters to procure him a Fellowship at Trinity College, 1583. (Latin.) See Art. 48.
36. Mr. Robert Beale, Clerk of the Council, to Lord Burghley; that the King of France consents to join with the Queen in the Netherland expedition, Sept. 5, 1583.
37. Dr. Lewyn desires Lord Burghley's recommendatory letters, to be continued Dean of the Arches, to the new Archbishop of Canterbury.
38. Mr. William Herle, to Lord Burghley with Low-Country news, and of the transporting thither nine or ten tons of beer, Sept. 29, 1580.
39. Walter Vaughan's petition to the Queen, to have the writing of bills of indictment, and to be Attorney to such as will retain him; in reward for his discovery of Papists, Sept. 1583.
40. Walter Vaughan, to Lord Burghley; urging his services and losses and begging the recommendation of his suit, Sept. 14, 1583.
41. Lady Dorothy Perrott, one of the Queen's Maids of Honour, to Lord Burghley; to intercede for her husband, who had married her without Her Majesty's consent, Sept. 1583. See Art. 45.
42. Mr. T. Gardiner, to Lord Burghley; for his letter to Mr. Crompton, to cease his payment out of his annuity, Oct. 7, 1583. (Latin.)
43. Mr. W. Parry, to Lord Burghley, from Paris; that Mr. W. Cecill's a promising gentleman, has a good tutor, &c. Oct. 24, 1583.
44. Mr. W. Herle, to Lord Burghley; with foreign news, and concerning the Swedish Ambassador, Oct. 27, 1583.
45. Lady Dorothy Perrott, to Lord Burghley; for his furtherance in obtaining her marriage money, Oct, 1583. See Art. 41.
46. Dr. Robert Bennet, of St. Cross, near Winchester, to Lord Burghley; of the great prevalence of Recusancy, Nov. 3, 1583.
47. Sir Thomas Stanhope desires Lord Burghley to countenance his eldest son, who had quarrelled with Mr. T. Markham, Nov. 3, 1583.
48. Mr. Giles Ascham, to Lord Burghley; that his Lordship's letter for a Fellowship for him at Trinity College was likely to succeed, 1583. (Latin.) See Art. 35.
49. Mr. W. Herle, to Lord Burghley; wanting further favours from him, and sending him variety of foreign news, Nov. 15, 1583.
50. Mr. Herle, to Lord Burghley; of Lord Howard's book against prophecies, of his care for the Queen's safety, &c. Nov. 16, 1583.
51. W. Herle, to Lord Burghley; of certain libellous verses on the Cecils; that the Mayor of Dover is a deserving man, &c. Dec. 22, 1583.
52. A petition of Jasper Swifte, Serjeant to the Admiralty, to be reimbursed his expenses of bringing Pirates from Portsmouth, Dec. 23, 1583.
53. Nich. Gybbard pretends to Lord Burghley, he has found out a curious tincture of gold to cure the gout, &c. 1583. (Latin.)
54. Sir Robert Stapleton, in the Tower, to Lord Burghley; professing his grief, and desiring liberty for fresh air, Dec. 24, 1583. See Num. 37 and 38. Printed in Strype's Annals, Vol. III. p. 109.
55. Certain Justices of the county of Kent complain to Lord Burghley of the misdemeanour of Stephen Nettar, a Purveyor, Jan. 27, 1583.
56. An estimate of the charge of repairing certain lodges in Enfield Chase, Jan. 23, 1583.
57. The Countess of Shrewsbury, to Lord Burghley; for increase of allowance to the Lady Arabella, Jan. 7, 1583.
58. The Countess of Shrewsbury, to Lord Burghley ; that she hath sent an acquittance for 100l. paid ber by Mr. Dolman, May 18, 1583.
59. Notes of remembrance of the state of the Lead Mines, Jan. 20, 1583.
60. Minutes of a letter of the Council for repairing divers forts on the sea-coasts, Feb. 27, 1583.
61. An estimate of the expense of repairing divers forts on the sea-coast, 1583.
62. Mr. William Thomas's informations concerning the Navy, 1583.
63. A remembrance concerning the length of Enish cloths, and how settled in Hen. VIII. and Edw. VI. 1583.
64. An account of remnants of cloths entered in the Custom.Books, with the Customs paid for the same, 1583.