Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I Volume 9

Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...wish the advancement of trade) so long as open freedom is given to the merchants of the choice of the ablest men, with the great enticement of so great wages, no terror of punishment or death will restrain mariners from abandoning his Majesty's service. Sends the mayor of Rochester's examination of the four men in prison, and the information against two others since. Prays order how to dispose of them. Has 1(36 Vol. CCCXVII. received order from the Lord Admiral to send the Victory into the Hope, which shall be presently done, and the other ships he has ordered to fall down to Gillingham. 2 pp. Inclosed, 49. I. Informations of Richard King, Thomas Ixon, and Robert Heneker, and eccaminations of Richard Mead, John Mead, Thomas White, and Giles Lone, taken before George Robinson, mayor of Rochester. On Friday night, the Ilth inst, about midnight, Thomas Ixon and others, being watchmen on the Bridge, brought to Richard King, constable, Thomas White, Giles Lone, Richard Mead, and John Mead, and told him they would go over the Bridge, and threatened the watch to heave them over, and struck Ixon with their cudgels over his hands. Richard Mead and John Mead said that they had been aboard the Defiance all day at work. Coming ashore, they went into Eastgate, to one Brooker's, for clean linen. Meeting White and Lone, two of their ship's company, they went to drink a cup of beer, and thought to have gone over the Bridge to the Saracen's Head in Strood, where they lie, but were stayed by the watch and carried to prison. Deny that they abused the watch. 27th March 1636. Ifp. 49. IL George Robinson, above mentioned, to Sir Henry Palmer. This day, at service time in the afternoon, divers sailors would have gone over the Bridge, but were not suffered, whereupon...
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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236609891
  • 9781236609892