Path: Charities_and_Poor_Relief_Organisations_1500_1987/ CH108_Hospital_of_Sir_John_Hawkins_Kt_in_Chatham_1500_1984/ 03_Property_and_Estate_Management_1500_1972/ 02_Chatham_Freehold_1500_c1970/ 01_Deeds_to_Chatham_Freehold_Estate_1500_c1970_Gaps/ CH108_290.htmlHospital of Sir John Hawkins Knight in Chatham
Bond for quiet enjoyment [collateral to CH108/288-289]
(i) Peter Hilles of Rotherhithe (Roderiff), Surrey, yeoman
(ii) William Barnes of City of London, one of the Masters of the Queen's Navy.
In respect of sale by (i) to (ii) of Messuage, Storehouse, two yards and garden in Chatham [High] Street, Chatham.
Witnesses - George Bell, alderman, John Pewett, Thomas Robinson, Thomas Whyte, writer.
Seal bearing initials P.H.
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Adjournment for lack of a quorum, 3, 4.
Almsmen: John Richemonde [cf. Richmond] (Richemon) admitted 1577, 9; allowed to appoint a substitute, 17; renewed, substitute Thomas Mayler, 23; Nicholas Clemente, Groom of HM Pantry 1578, 11; John Greves (Greaves) 1579, 14; admitted 1582, 26; Richard Harrys [cf. Harris] dismissed 1582, 26.
Auditor: Richard Galley 1583, 28; renewed for life, 29.
Bailiff of Frindsbury: Peter Brakenbery 1578, 12;
Bailiff of Frindsbury and Stoke: Philemon Flete 1581, 20;
Bailiff of Stoke: Thomas Brayfylde 1583, 27; Peter Bucke [cf. Buck] 1584, 29;
Bailiff of Shawstead [cf. Sharsted], Lidsing [cf. Lydsing] and Settington: Nicholas Whyte [cf. White] to take the place of George Bespytche (Besbyche) and to be his surety for paying off all arrears owed by him 1582, 23;
Bailiff of former Leeds Priory Estate: Edward Webbe [cf. Webb] 1577, 6.
Bailiffs: refusal to grant patents to, for more than their own lives, 29; Chapter Clerk authorised to take accounts of fines from, 17, 23.
Bellringer: reversions to: Robert Hope, servant to Mr. Absolon, prebendary 1576, 3; John Lynne 1580, 17; William Campyon [pcf. Campion] 1580, 17.
Butler: Nicholas Leafe 1578, 12; Reversions to: Richard Malyn of Newhithe [cf. New Hythe], shipwright 1577, 5; William Rawlinson 1580, 17.
Caterer: Thomas Willowghbye [cf. Willoughby], junior to succeed Richard Wattes [cf. Watts] 1577, 5.
Chapter Clerk: memorandum that Martin Cotes was sworn in 16 July 1575, 2; for his pains, Martin Cotes to be recompensed with some suche thinge he shulde espye out , 6.
Choir: admissions: Thomas Churcheman [cf. Churchman] 1577, 7, 8;[John] Gilbert 1577, 9; Anthony Harryson [cf. Harrison] 1578, 12; John Shawe [cf. Shaw] 1579, 13; Casey Bedlowe 1580, 18; Philip Heathe [cf. Heath] made a clerk 1581, 20;
Choir: discipline: Peter Rowle ordered to be more diligent in attendance, 4; Peter Rowle and John King dismissed, 9; absolute dismissal of Thomas Morice [cf. Morris] and John Kinge [cf. King] for cautinge of Alehouses etc. , 13; admonitions for bad reading and non-attendance; John Shawe [cf. Shaw] admonished for bad reading, and for hunting and playing bowls in service time; threatened with expulsion; Thomas Morice [cf. Morris] reproved for accusing the Dean and prebendaries of being all helhounds, reprobates and also knaves, save two of them....., 16; John Bartlett alias John King warned for unseemly behaviour and speeches on pain of expulsion, 21;
Choir: gratuity to James Prince, chorister, to be paid until a minor canonship falls vacant, 15.
Choirmaster: Thomas Churcheman [cf. Churchman] 1577, 9.
Counsellor: Edward Manninge [cf. Manning] 1577, 6; [John] Frenche [cf. French] 1578, 13; Alexander Hamonde [cf. Hammond, etc.] 1582 (vacated), 23; Robert Cranmer 1582, 24; Henry Hall 1584, 30.
Courts: to be kept henceforth once a year only at Michaelmas 1584, 31.
Dean: installation of John Coldwell 1581, 22.
Discipline: See Choir and Minor Canons.
Election of Officers: 4, 8, 12, 14, 17, 22, 24, 27, 31.
Elections: orders relating to precedence, 17, 27.
Frindsbury: order to survey land called Pyvenden claimed by Lord Cobham, 28.
Lawsuits: order authorising the appropriate persons to proceed with regard to Rotherfield and other matters, 27; power of attorney to pursue litigation granted to prebendaries, 30.
Lay Clerks: Ordered to attend sermons and lectures on pain of fine, 3.
Leases: extract from the act of 13 Elizabeth, cap. X (1570-1571) forbidding long and unreasonable leases and limiting leases of ecclesiastical property to 3 lives or 21 years unless contrary to the cathedral statutes; and an extract from the act of 14 [Queen] Elizabeth, cap. X1 (1571-1572) forbidding the issuing of bonds and covenants except for the assurance of leases, 1*.
Minor Canons: admissions: John Gilberte [cf. Gilbert], on the dismissal of John Kinge [cf. King] on account of sondrye mysdemenors... and the generall evell fame of his Lewde Behavor etc. 1577, 7, 9; Edward Adames [cf. Adams] 1578, 10; renewed for life 1581, 18, Hamlett Taylor 1578, 10;
Minor Canons: discipline: ordered to attend sermons and lectures on paid of fine, 3; John Kinge [cf. King] and Thomas Morice [cf. Morris] ordered to decide whether they will serve the cathedral or their cures, 5. See also Choir.
Organist: Thomas Hillye allowed 20s. for playing, 18; renewed quamdiu se bene gesserit 1582, 24.
Organ loft, access to seat in, 25.
Patent: agreement to surrender, 3.
Pensions: Thomas Wardegar given an allowance to collect 1583, 27.
Poor relief: William Sanders a poore Innocente maintained by the church now to be maintained by Walter Hayte, senior at 28s. 6d. a year for life, 5, 25; parish of origin to be informed about a person the Chapter intend to render homeless, 30.
Prebendal houses, repair of: Mr. Absolon's, 29; no person to spend more than 5s. a year on repairs without cause or consent, 31.
* Wrongly dated in the Chapter Book entry as 17 [Queen] Elizabeth cap. X.
Ashford: Joseph Mynge 1581, 22; John Hollande [cf. Holland] 1584, 30;
Darenth: [William] Wythers to be presented upon bringing a Resignacion 1581, 23;
West Farleigh: [John] Bridgeman 1582, 24;
Hoo, All Hallows: George Gladwell 1577, 6;
Kingsdown: John Turner 1577, 6;
Sutton Valence: resolution to present John Hollande [cf. Holland] if John Maplesden resigns Barming to Thomas Partridge 1577, 6; John Baker 1580, 17.
Records: access to 8; receipt of rentals of Wardendale [alias Stonehill] manor, Wilmington and Mottingham tithes, 9; order that an inventory be made on parchment of all the Chapter records when they have been collected together; and further that they are to be kept in the east end of the vestry or Chapter House fastened to chaynes , 21.
Rent: reduction of, 8, lawsuit for recovery of arrears, 20; order to arrest Thomas Wilkins for non-payment of rent due for property in Stoke 28; discharge or arrears on account of poverty, 28.
Sacrist: Mr. Roydon, usher to be paid 40s. a year out of the sacrist's office for his services, 18.
Salaries: Rdmund Rockley (Rockrey) allowed £5 for the first quarter to make him accept the office of receiver, 8; Chapter Clerk, 8; Walter Hayte allowed an average of his wages due to him, 13.
School: order relating to the number of scholars which may be elected by the Dean and prebendaries each year, 9; services arranged so that boys may be at school by 6 a.m. in the summer and 7 a.m. in the winter 1581, 20;
School exhibitions: Edward Berbloke made a gift of 20s. for his advauncemente and furtherance in Lerninge , 5; renewed, 18; John Wybarne to Oxford, Oxfordshire, 11; John Lucas given 20s., 18; William Wheler awarded an exhibition in hope of his well parfetinge , 25; order that no more than 3 scholorships be awarded each year, 25.
Sermons: each prebendary to preach 4 times a year on pain of a fine, 17.
Services: to be written down, 9; order for morning prayer at 6 a.m., 21.
Sexton: reversion granted to Robert Hope 1577, 5.
Shawstead [cf. Sharsted] and Lidsing [cf. Lydsing] woods: order to vacate property illegally erected there on pain of immediate demolition. Warning to be sent to parish to provide for him, 28.
Steward: Richard Herde, servant to Sir Francis Walsingham to have a reversion of the patent if he can come to an agreement with Mr. Colpepper, the present holder 1578, 34.
Undercook: John Johns 1578, 12.
Vergerer: Nicholas Leafe given leave to appoint a deputy when he must be absent, 25.
Visitation: prorogations, 11, 13, 14; injunctions read, 14; specimen copies for the certificate, calendar of names and citation, and notes on the order in which they should be filed 1576, 35-36.
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City of Rochester rental
Rentals done under the mayoralty of Richard Walker ordering Nicholas Whyte and James Benlye, chamberlains to collect all rents, duties and other sums of money.