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1. Mr. T. Randolph's declaration tbat he could never procure acquittances in writing for the Queen's money distributed by him in Scotland, Oct. 8, 1587.
2. Sir John Perrot, Lord Deputy of Ireland, thanks Lord Burghley for procuring of the Queen his recall to England, Nov. 12, 1587.
3. Two Jurats of the Isle of Guernsey, confined in prison for the faults of others, entreat Lord Burghley to hear and consider their case, 1587.
4. Of the privileges, jurisdiction, &c. of the Magistrates of Guernsey, exclusive of those of the Governor, 1587.
5. Complaints of the Governor of Guernsey against the Bailiff Jurats, and others of that island, 1587.
6. An answer of the Justices of Guernsey to the complaints of Sir Thomas Leyghton, Knight, Captain and Governor there, 1587.
7. The causes why privileges were granted to the Isle of Guernsey, and the benefits arising from the same, 1587.
8. The Names of certain Pensioners in the LowCountries with the Duke of Parma, 1587.
9. An English translation from a Spanish estimate for furnishing 27000 men and shipping, &c. found in the Marquis of Santa Cruce's ship, 1587.
10. Copy of a letter from Thomas Taneker, at Elsinor in Denmark, to one Wilson, a Merchant at London; of the vastness of the Spanish warlike preparations, Oct. 13, 1587.
11. A memorial written by the Lord Burghley, for the use of the persons appointed to treat of a peace with Spain, Dec. 1587.
12. Copy of a letter from Lord Leicester, to Signior Junius; that the Queen will continue to protect the Low-Countries, and not readily make peace with Spain, June 10, 1587.
13. Names of Commissioners of the Seven United Provinces appointed to treat of public matters in France.
14. A passport of the Duke of Parma for the safe treatment of the English Commissioners to meet near Ostend, Sept. 21, 1587. (French.)
15. The names and titles of the five Commissioners sent from the Prince of Parina to the English Commissioners near Ostend, 1587. (French.)
16. An account of the pretended defeat of the Reistres, by the Duke of Guise; printed and published at Paris, 1587. (French.)
17. A discourse of Sir Horatio Palavicini, concerning the present state of France, Dec. 1587. (Italian.)
18. Lord Burghley's form of an answer to be given to signior Junius, sent from Duke Casimire, Nov. 1587. 19. Copies of two letters concerning traffic, sent by Russia: Merchants of England, one to the Master of the Horse, the other to the Private Secretary of the Great Duke of Russia, Dec. 13 and 23, 1587.
20. Copy of an epistle from Mr. Secretary Walsingham to Don Salomon Abenyaex at Constantinople, in favour of Don Antonio King of Portugal, June 20, 1587. (Latin.) - - La.53,20
21. The substance of a letter of complaint of Don Salomon, a Minister of the G. Signior, against the English Agent at Constantinople, for screening two persons obnoxious to the Court and him; with the substance of a letter to pacify him, 1587.
22. Duke Casimire, at Heidelberg, to Lord Burghley; to promote his affairs, and that new mifortunes call for new remedies, Apr. 2, 1587. (French.)
23. Duke Casimire, at Heidelberg, to Lord Burghley; to permit George Kolcher to import strong drink to England, May 4, 1587. (Latin.)
24. Duplicate of a memorial for the Queen, of Edward Prinne, Servant of Don Antonio, King of Portugal to stop the intended attempts of Sir F. Drake against the Madeira Isles, 1587.
25. Two letters of the King of Navarre, to Monsieur Buzenval, Gentleman of his Chamber; on the state of his affairs, and the assistance expected from England, July 20 ard 31, 1587. (French.)
26. Monsieur Buzenval, to Secretary Walsingham; of affairs at Rochelle, &c. Aug. 3, 1587. (French.)
27. Two Dutch Scholars, recommended by Lord Burghley to Cambridge, petition for something to relieve their poverty, Aug. 1587. (Latin,)
28. Lasky, a Polander, to Lord Burghley; that he would recommend his suit to the Queen, Oct. 1587. (Latin.)
29. The Duke of Bouillon, to Lord Burghley; of the difficulties there formed are in, through the league, Nov. 5, 1587. (French.)
30. The Duke of Bouillon, to Lord Burghley; concerning some exiled Refugees, Nov. 20, 1587. (French.)
31. The King of Navarre, to Lord Burghley; to allow one Anthony Stanlake, an English Merchant, to sail with food, arms, &c. to Rochelle, Dec. 14, 1587. (French.)
32. A copy of the, Duke of Bouillon's account of the marches of the German army in France, and their departure, from June 23 to Dec. 13, 1587. (French.)
33. Proposals laid before Lord Burghley, to be agreed to by the King of Spain, for security of the English trade to Portugal, 1587.
34. A project how to deal with Don Antonio and the Morocco Ambassador, by Mr. Robert Cecill, 1587.
35. The confession of Count Vemioso, a small time before his death in which he betrays the designs of Don Antonio, 1587.
36. Don Antonio's charge to all towns, &c. on the sea coasts, not to relieve the Spaniards with any necessaries, 1587.
37. The state of the revenues of the Kingdom of Portugal; to be laid before the Queen, 1587.
38. Lord Warwick tells Lord Burghley he had sent to him his Deputy in the Office of Ordnance, for fresh orders in that department, March 29, 1587.
39. The Earl of Kent proposes to Lord Burghley his intention of reducing 1000 trained men to 460, in Bedfordshire, April 5, 1587.
40. The Earl of Leicester mentions to Lord Burghley his readiness to resign Malvern-Chase, in favour of Mr. Hen. Bromley, April 9, 1587.
41. The Earl of Lincoln tells Lord Burghley he has been neglected notwithstanding his services; he desires the Stewardship of Grantham, April 16, 1587.
42. The Earl of Sussex acquaints Lord Burghley with the stoppage of three Dantzick ships laden with Spanish goods, April 27, 1587.
43. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Mr. Hen. Maynard; to remind the Lord Treasurer of Mr. Fagan's debt, May 1, 1587.
44. Lord Viscount Montague, to Lord Burghley for the release of his sick cousin Rookwood from the Gatehouse, May 10, 1587.
45. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley; concerning the Earl of Oxford's grant, May 13, 1587.
46. The Earl of Huntingdon, to Lord Burghley, of his own low condition; he hopes the Gospel will not be ill spoken of by his means, May 16, 1587.
47. Lora Willoughby of Parham, to Lord Burghley; to stop the purveying of great quantities of beans and oats in Lincolnshire, May 18, 1587.
48. The Earl of Leicester, to Lord Burghley; to dispatch some business relating to the King of Sweden for him. during his indisposition, May 19, 1587.
49. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley concerning a cause betwixt Lord Hertford and his brother Lord Henry, May 22, 1687.
50. Sir Thomas Heneage, to Lord Burghley; that his son Finch may not be ill dealt with by his opponents, May 19, 1587.
51. The Earl of Southampton, a Student at Cambridge, thanks Lord Burghley for taking care of his affairs, June 10, 1587. (Latin.)
52. A rough draught, corrected by Lord Burghley, of the Earl of Leicester's assurance or bond given to the Queen for borrowing of her 6000l. 1587.
53. The Earl of Derby being designed Ambassador to France, desires Lord Burgilley to give him timely notice, July 5, 1587.
54. Lady Mary Rogers desires of Lord Burghley, that her husband may not be discharged the commission of the peace, July 9, 1587.
55. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley; that Sir Richard Bingham's brother might supply his place in Ireland, July 19, 1587.
56. Copies of Mr. Secretary Walsingham's summons of Lord Derby to Court, previous to his embassy; with his answer, Aug. 12, 1587.
57. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley; of the Duke of Montpensier's being sent to in behalf of the King of Navarre, &c. Aug. 12, 1587.
58. The Earl of Sussex, to Lord Burghley; to grant the suit of a friend of his, 1587.
59. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley; for the payment of Brian Mack Geochagan's pension, a man right serviceable to the Queen, Sept. 6, 1587.
60. Mr. Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley, his hopes of a cure of his own ischury; and that he has transacted a certain matter with the Queen, Sept. 9, 1587.
61. The Earl of Huntingdon's suit to the Queen, for exchange of lands with Her Majesty, 1587.
62. The Earl of Derby, to Lord Burghley; signifying that he had at his desire sent him his usual titles of honour, Oct. 10, 1587.
63. Mr. Solicitor Coke, to Lord Burghley; concerning a license to pass for sowing of woad, Oct. 15, 1587.
64. The Earl of Essex, to Lord Burghley; that he had unsuccessfully interceded with the Queen for Mr. Killegrew, but had obtained the Wardship of Mr. Morley, Nov. 14, 1587.
65. The Earl of Essex would know Lord Burghley's opinion of his moving the Queen, as entreated, that Dr. Cæsar may he Master of Requests, 1587.
66. Lord Derby, to Lord Burghley; to procure for him of the Queen, or elsewhere, the loan of 10001. to support him during his embassy, Dec. 1, 1587.
67. The Earl of Pembroke, to Lord Burghley; concerning money in the Bishop of St. David's hands, collected for raising soldiers, &c. Dec. 26, 1587. 68. Anthony Tyrrel, to the Queen; excusing his tergiversation, asking pardon, and promising for the future to be a good Protestant subject, Aug. 1587.
69. The yearly rents and revenues of Recusants, with the value of their goods, in several parts of England, 1587.
70. Of the Popish principles of Dr. Allen, and other his adherents, 1587.
71. Job Throkmorton writes to Lord Burghley his grief for having angered the Queen, by publishing against the eatablished religion, with Henry, and Udal, 1589.
72. The decree of John, Bishop of London, &c. against Mr. Robert Cawdray, for depraving the Service Book, &c. 1587. (Latin.)
73. An abstract of the proceedings in the High Commission Court against Robert Cawdray Clerk, late Parson of Loughnam, Rutlandshire, 1587.
74. Mr. Robert Cawdray, being elected from his living prays Lord Burghley either for readmission, or to enjoy the profits till Michaelmas, May 31, 1587.
75. An extract of certain faculties granted to sundry Parsons and Vicars, for pluralities and non-residence, from 1585 to 1588.
76. The Lady Wrothe's information against divers Bargemen, for stopping her mill locke, June 7th last, 1587.
77. A record showing the owners of the Ferry passage betwixt Harwich and Ipswich, 1586.
78. Names of the persons that stopped Lady Wrothe's mill-locks with various abuses by them committed, 1587.
79. Examinations taken by Mr. James Dalton, concerning one Mrs. Burnell; who gave out she was K. Philip's daughter, having been so informed by a Witch, Aug. 8, 1587.
80. Some account of the situation of the county of Sussex; with characters of the Justices there, and the places of their residence, 1587.
81. Remembrances for alterations to be made in the new appointment of Justices or the Peace, 1587.
82. Names of old and new Commissioners of Sewers for the River of Lea, 1587.
83. A certificate concerning Justices of the Peace in the counties of Devon and Cornwall; which are to be displaced, and which not, 1587.
84. Lord Riche, to Lord Burghley; to restore Mr. Christ. Chibborn and Mr. John Butler to the Commistion of the Peace in Essex, Nov. 16, 1587.
85. Certain marks to be prefixed to the names of such persons as are, or are to be, Justices of Peace, to show whether they are eligible or not; with an account of some matters, relating to many in Commission, which require reformation, 1597.
86. Names and characters of several Northern Justices, so far as may be gathered by the marks prefixed to their names according to Art. 85, 1587.
87. Names of some Servingmen in livery, which are Justices of Pence in the counties of Cardigan, Carmarthen, and Pembroke, 1587.
88. New regulations concerning Justices of the Peace, drawn up by Lord Burghley himself, 1587.
89. A certificate concerning Justices of the Peace in the counties of Lincoln, Leicester, Bedford, and Bucks, 1587.
90. A certificate [by the Bishop of the diocese] of the Justices of Devon and Cornwall, 1587. This includes Art. 83, but with great additions.
91. The names and number of Justices of the Peace in every county, 1587.
92. An account of the Justices of Assize, with their allowance for diet, &c. 1587.
93. An account of the several Circuits of the Justices. of Assize, 1587.
94. Remembrances for the Lords of the Privy Council, in behalf of the Bargemasters on the River Lea, or Leigh, 1587.
95. A petition of Agnes Barnes of Chesson, to Lord Burghley; for the release of her husband from Newgate, committed there for thoughtless speeches against the Commissioners of the Sewers for the River Lea, 1587.