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1. John Aylmer, Bp. of London, to Lord Burghley; showing his dislike to verses printed at Oxford, on the Spaniards' defeat, April 29, 1589. These verses were the "Skeltonical Salutation." See Strype's Life of Aylmer,
2. The Bishop of Ely, to the Queen; on her requiring his house in Holborn for her Vice-Chamberlain Hatton, Aug. 20, 1589. This seems to be a copy only of the Bishops letter, which is extremely curious, and written in strong terms of remonstrance.
3. Archbishop Whitgift, to Lord Burghley; that Dr. Sprint is unfit to be a Bishop; and that the writer of "Martin Mar-Prelate" may be punished, Aug. 24, 1589.
4. Dr. Aylmer, Bishop of London, shows to Lord Burghley his reasons for silencing Dicke or Dyke, a Preacher at St. Alban's, Nov. 9, 1589. See Strypies Life of Aylmer.
5. Dr. John Bullinghanm, Bishop of Glocester, being much indebted to the Queen, he hopes Lord Burghley will procure him something in commendam, Dec. 30, 1589.
6. The Vice-Chancellor and Heads of Houses in Cambridge, to Lord Bughley; to know how to proceed against Bambrigg and Johnson, two irregular Preachers, April 23, 1589.
7. A copy of the articles exhibited against, and the several declarations and protestations made by, Cuthbert Bambrigg and Francis Johnson, Fellows of Christ's Coll. Cambridge, censured for their sermons, 1589. In three parts. See Strype's Annals, Vol. III. p. 589.
8. The Vice-Chancellor and some Heads of Houses at Cambridge, to Lord Burghley; justifying their dealings with Bambrigg and Johnson, May 4, 1589.
9. The Vice-Chancellor, &c. to Lord Burghley; that Mr. Bambrigg is still confined; not being sick, as was pretended, May 17, 1589.
10. Mr. Bambrigg and Mr. Johnson, to Lord Burghley; for release from their long imprisonment, May 22, 1589.
10.* The case concerning Bambrigg and Johnson set down by Dr. Byng, with his opinion; also the answers of Bambrigg and Johnson; and the resolutions of divers Doctors of the Arches, on a diligent perusal of them, 1589.
11. Lionel Holliman, to Lord Burghley; to procure him a Fellowship in Corpus Christi, Cambridge, June 3, 1589. (Latin.)
12. Chief points of the Vice-Chancellor's letters to the Lord Treasurer, concerning Bambrigg and Johnson, 1589.
13. Anthony Hykman, a deprived Fellow of a College in Cambridge, lays his case before Lord Burghley, June, 1589.
14. The Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge, inform Mr. Secretary Walsingham why they could not serve Mr. Hill, as the Queen desired Oct. 9, 1589.
15. The appeal of Mr. Francis Johnson, Fellow of Christ's Coll. Cambridge, to Lord Burghley, as Chancellor, Dec. 22, 1589.
16. A supplication to Lord Burghley, of sixty-eight, Scholars of Cambridge, in behalf of Francis Johnson, Dec. 1589.
17. An account of the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Dr. Bond's imprudent censure of a Preacher there, 1589.
18. A state of a cause depending betwixt Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and the Doctors of Arches, 1589.
19. Dr. William Day, Dean of Windsor, to.Mr. Hicks, Secretary to Lord Burghley; to hasten a cause relating to the poor Knights, Oct. 3, 1589.
20. A report from Sir Edward Kelley in Bohemia, of treasonable expressions of one Parkyns a Jesuit; communicated by Robert Tatton and George Leycester, June, 1589. Printed in Strype's Annals, Vol. IV. App. p. 1, and see Art. 58.
21. Mr. Robert Cawdray complains to Lord Burghley of his miserable state; being deprived of his Ministry, 1589.
22. A discovery of the Author and Printers of a seditious Libel, called "Martin Mar-Prelate," 1589. See Strype's Annals, Vol. III. p. 578.
23. The Parishioners of St. Michael, in St. Alban's, desire of Lord Burghley that Mr. Dyke may be restored, who was suspended, 1589.
24. Articles of complaint against Mr. Dyke of St. Alban's, for his irregular speeches in his sermons, 1589.
25. Mr. Dyke's answer to the several articles of complaint exhibited against him, 1589.
26. Reasons of the Bishop of London for suspending from preaching Henry Smith, Parson of St. Clement's without Temple-Bar; with his answers to the same, 1589.
27. Dr. John Rainoldes's objections to two points of Dr. Bancroft's sermon, in a letter to Sir Francis Knolles, Sept. 19, 1589. - - La.61,27
28. Articles for the examination of fugitives from Church, 1589.
29. Archdeacon Drury's articles of inquiry into the Orthodoxy of the Clergy, 1589.
30. The particulars of Mr. Tho. Vachell's estates in Oxfordshire and Berks, and what the Queen receives of them, 1589.
31. An account of the lands and revenues belonging to the Barony of Dacres in Cumberland, 1589.
32. An account of Mr. William Harborne's expenses and allowance, when Ambassador at Constantinople, 1589.
33. Lands and revenues in Brecknockshire, &c. of Edward Duke of Buckingham, attainted, 1589. In 11 parts.
34. The clause of Lady Sussex's will, that relates to her founding Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1589.
35. Reginald Smith complains to Lord Burghley, he has only the fourth reversion of the Auditor's Office, March 26, 1589.
36. Mr. James Rithees letter of condolence, to Lord Burghley; on the death of one of his daughters, April 7, 1588. - - La.61,36
37. Mr. Vice-Chamberlain Heneage, to Lord Burghley; with the Queen's command he should repair to her, April 12, 1589.
38. Mr. Tho. Beaumont, to Lord Burghley; for his letter of recommendation to one who was about adopting him for his heir, April 26, 1589.
39. The Parishioners of St. Clement's, to Lord Burghley; to give the Parsonage, now void, to Mr. Smith their Reader, April 27, 1589.
40. Sir Henry Knevett and Sir William Bowes recommend Mr. Bambrigg and Mr. Johnson of Cambridge to Lord Burghley's protection, April, 1589. See Art. 16.
41. Mr. Thomas Wilkes, to Lord Burghley; with some writings which he desires may not be known to come from him, May 26, 1589.
42. Sir Walter Mildmay, to Lord Burghley; recommending to him his Servant William Swayne for his fidelity, May 26, 1589.
43. Sir Francis Drake, in the Bay of Cascales, to Lord Burghley; of the proceedings of the fleet in behalf of Don Antonio, June 2, 1589. Printed in Strype's Annals, Vol. IV. p. 8.
44. A wheedling letter of Lionel Sharp, to tilt, Earl of Essex; at his sailing with a fleet to Portugal, June 17, 1589.
45. A letter from Portsmouth, by an unnamed person, of the transactions of the English on the confines of Portugal, June 25, 1589.
46. A letter of Mr. Gardiner, to Lord Burghley; thanking him for saving him from ruin, &c. June 25, 1589. (Latin.) Imperfect.
47. Sir Francis Knolles, to Lord Burghley; of Jesuits convicted at Oxford Assizes; articles for the Queen's Supremacy, &c. July 5, 1589. - - La.61,47
48. John Fabian, to Lord Burghley; of alum of the Pope's, valued at 12,000l. consigned to Philip Corsini, July 5, 1589.
49. A friendly letter on trifles, of Mr. Henry Maynard, to Mr. Michael Hicks, July 8, 1589.
50. Mr. John Hotham, to Sir Wm. Cecil; of a divorce from his wife, July 19, 1569. See Num. 12, Art. 1.
50.* Mr. Henry Maynard, to Mr. Robert Cecil; on various trifling matters, July 20, 1590.
51. Advices of Sir Roger Williams, to the Lord Treasurer, &c. on returning from the expedition at Spain and Portugal, July 24, 1589.
52. Reginald Smith's request to Lord Burghley for a lease of Warden Woods, 1589.
53. Mr. Attorney-General Popham, to Lord Burghley; of his intercepting a letter of one Burley, in the Spanish Court, July 31, 1589.
54. Sir Francis Knolles, to Lord Burghley; against the Jus Divinum of Bishops, Aug. 4, 1589. Written with some warmth. Printed in Strype's Annals, Vol, IV. p. 5. - - La.61,54
55. Heynes's information of the dangerous practices of Corsini; communicated by Adams, once a Servant of Corsini, Aug. 6, 1589.
56. Mr. Attorney-General Popham, to Mr. Secretary Walsingham; of the Manor of Warnborough, Wilts, Aug. 8, 1589.
57. Sir Francis Knolles, to Lord Burghley, continues his dislike to the authority of Bishops, Aug. 15, 1589. As at Art. 54. - - La.61,57
58. A letter from Dr. Dee, in the Low-Countries, to Lord Burghley; of Parkyns the Jesuit, and of the temper that prevails among the States, Aug. 22, 1589. See Art. 20.
59. Sir Francis Knolles shows to Lord Burghley his dislike that Smith, Chief Clerk of the Spicery, should be restored to his office, Aug. 24, 1589. - - La.61,59
60. Mr. William Lambard, to Lord Burghley; acknowledging his many favours, and chiefly for procuring him some new office, Oct. 4, 1589. Printed in Strype's Annals, Vol. IV. App. p. 203.
61. Mr. Wolley, to Lord Burghley; to inform the Queen how she may help the Earl of Essex without hurting herelf, Sept. 7, 1589.
62. Sir Thomas Heneage, to Lord Burghley; to come to a consultation at court, on account of a letter from Dieppe, Sept. 8, 1589.
63. Mr. Smith, Parson of St. Clement's, to Lord Burghley; desirous to be his Chaplain, 1589
64. Mr. John Stubbe (Scæva) to Mr. Michael Hicks; to solicit the Lord Treasurer to sign a bill for a friend of his, Sept. 14, 1589.
65. Mr, Secretary Walsingham, to Lord Burghley; of a letter from Dieppe, concerning the dangerous state of the King, Sept. 16, 1589.
66. Sir Francis Knolles, to Lord Burghley; in answer to a letter of his, on the authority of Bishops, Sept. 18, 1589. - - La.61,66
67. Mr. Vice-Chamberlain Heneage desires Lord Burghley to get his Cousin Willoughby excused going to Scotland, Sept. 12, 1589.
68. Two letters, the first dated at the Hague, the latter at Embden, of the Heer Joost Van Cleve, Burgomaster of Groninghen, on Spanish tyranny, and the affection of the Stated for the Queen of England, Sept. 24 and Oct. 7, 1589. (French.)
69. Mr. Rither, to Lord Burghley; describing something of the country and people near Kendal, in Westmoreland, Sept. 26, 1589.
70. George Gyppe's information to Lord Burghley, of frauds committed in procuring tail-cloths, &c. for the Queen's Navy, 1589.
71. Christopher Parkyns the Jesuit, to Sir Francis Walsingham, to invalidate Kelley's authority, at whose information he was apprehended and detained in Alderman Ratcliff's House in London, Oct. 4, 1589, (Latin.)
72. Nottinghamshire Justices complain to Lord Burghley of the impositions of John Fox, a Saltpetremaker, Oct. 8, 1589.
73. Edward Heron, of Stamford, justifies himself against the accusations of one who had maligned him his Lordship, Oct. 25, 1589, (Latin.)
74. The Mayor and Commonalty of Bristol, to Lord Burghley; that they may found an Hospital for deserted Infants and orphans, Nov. 5, 1589.
75. Mr. Ralph Lane, to Lord Burghley; concerning a Silver Mine near Penryn, in Cornwall, Nov. 8, 1589.
76. Dr. Lewyn, to Lord Burghley; for the reversion of the Mastership of Requests, after the death of Dr. Dale, Nov. 18, 1589.
77. Tho. Handford's offer for discharge of a debt to the Queen, on Gardiner's account; with objections, and an answer to them, Nov. 23, 1589.
78. Mr. Attorney-General Popham signifies to Lord Burghley his approbation of the suit of the Dean and Chapter of Chichester, for refounding the Hospital of St. Mary's for the use of the indigent people, Nov. 25, 1581.
79. Sir Thomas Mildemay, to Mr, M. Hicks; to further his suit for the procurement of Brecknock, &c. Nov. 29, 1589.
80. Sir George Peckham, to Lord Burghley; representing the wretched poverty of himself and family; he requests that his letter may be burned, and craves pardon for not signing it, Dec. 1, 1589.
81. Mr. Arthur Atye communicates to Lord Burghley, what knowledge he has of the late Earl of Leicester's debts, Dec. 9, 1589.
82. Lord St. John of Bletsho's suit to the Queen, for taking of bonds for the observation of Fish-days, Dec. 1589.
83. Mr. Robt. Cecill, to Mr. M. Hicks, with news from France of the murder of the French King, &c, 1589.
84. Informations of Mr, George Gyppes, to Lord Burghley; of abuses of Officers in the stores for shipping, Dec. 1589. See Art. 70.