The Royalist Composition Papers; Being the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, a D 1643-1660: So Far as They Relate

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 140 pages
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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... fo. 691. Paper, signed by Wm. Lenthall, Speaker of the House, directed to all whom it may concern, to allow Nicholas Mosley to freely pass up to London. This was obtained by Edwd Mosley's good offices. IFUcbolas flDoselep, Son of jfrancis flDoseleg, of Collyburst Glotbier. (Second Series, vol. ii., No. 84, fols. 495, &c.) fo. 495. His delinquency, that he and his father deserted their dwellings and went and lived for some time in the king's quarters. He took the National Covenant 9th June, 1646, before Wm Barton, minister of John Zecharias, London, and the Negative Oath on the 22nd of same month. He compounded on a particular delivered. His father, aged 64, and petitioner were seized of a house and lands in the parish of Manchester, value 40 a year, also in frank pledge for 3 lives under Sir Edward Mosely, Kn', of other lands and tenements in Collyhurst, parish of Manchester, paying therefor yearly to the poor of Manchester 10; value before the troubles 24 11s. 8d. per annum. Petitioner was seized in tail of other lands and tenements in Manchester, of the value of 12 a year. There was due to him and his father, as partners in a joint trade, from divers persons 1,338 17s. od.; that he and his father owed to several persons, many of them merchants, 2,490. "Fine 200. D. Watkins." fo. 497. Petition. fo. 498. Certificate that he took the Negative Oath, 22 July, 1646, before Thomas Vincent. fo. 499. A particular of the property. fo. 502. Certificate of having taken the National Covenant, signed by Wm Barton. ff. 503-504. List of names of persons owing monies to petitioner and his father; no addresses. The following firms are among them: Messrs. Pott and Lowe, Gregson and Taylor, Wilborn and Hanninge, Fletcher and Dicken...

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