The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Maiors and Sheriffs.]134

The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Maiors and Sheriffs.]

Noble Family. All this from the old Duke's own Mouth to the said Mr. Hewyt.

Also, that several Persons of Quality courted the said young Lady; and particularly the Earl of Shrewsbury. But Sir William was pleased to say, Osborn saved her, and Osborn should enjoy her. The late Duke of Leeds, and the present Family, preserve the Picture of the said Sir William in his Habit of Lord Maior, at Kiveton House in Yorkshire, to this Day: valuing it at 200l.

This Maior was buried in St. Paul's Church, dying Anno 1599, as his Tomb bore Date, being a very magnificent Work: erected for him on the North side of the South Isle, behind the Stalls in the old Quire, near Dr. Collet's, Dean of St. Paul's, lying on the West, and that of Sir William Cockain, Knt. and Bart. East of the same.


A.D. 1560.}{ Christopher Draper.
2 Eliz' } Sheriffs,{ Thomas Rowe. *
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir William Chester   ]
MAIOR, Sir William Chester, Draper,
Son to John Chester, Citizen and Draper of London.

*Roe, Sum.

This Year the Merchant Taylors founded their notable Free School for poor Mens Children, &c.


A.D. 1561.}{ Alexander Avenon.
3 Eliz'} Sheriffs,{ Humfrey Baskervile.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir William Harper   ]
MAIOR, Sir William Harper, Merchant Taylor,
Son to William Harper of the Town of Bedford.

Paul's Steeple burned June 4, 1561.


A.D. 1562.}{ William Allen.
4 Eliz'} Sheriffs,{ Richard Chamberlaine.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Thomas Lodge   ]
MAIOR, Sir Thomas Lodge, Grocer,
Son to William Lodge of Cresset in Shropshire.

Newhaven yielded to the French.


A.D. 1563.}{ Edward Bankes.
5 Eliz' } Sheriffs, { Rowland Heyward.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir John White   ]
MAIOR, Sir John White, Grocer,
Son to Robert White of Farneham in Surrey.

The great Plague. No Maior's Feast, by reason of the Plague.


A.D. 1564.}{ Edward Jackman.
6 Eliz' } Sheriffs,{ Lionel Ducket.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Richard Mallory   ]
MAIOR, Sir Richard Mallory, Mercer,
Son to Anthony Mallory of Papworthamus * in Cambridgeshire.

The great Frost, and Thames over-frozen.

The Burse builded by Sir Thomas Gresham.

*Papworth Agnes, perhaps.


A.D. 1565.}{ John Rivers.
7 Eliz'} Sheriffs,{ James Hawes.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Richard Champion   ]
MAIOR, Sir Richard Champion, Draper,
Son to Richard Champion of Godalming in Surrey.

King James born June, 9, 1566.


A.D. 1566.}{ Richard Lambert. *
 } Sheriffs, { Ambrose Nicolas.
8 Eliz' }{ John Langley.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Christopher Draper   ]
MAIOR, Sir Christopher Draper, Ironmonger,
Son to John Draper of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

*Lambard, Sum.


A.D. 1567.}{ Thomas Ramsey.
9 Eliz' } Sheriffs, { John * Bond.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Roger Martin   ]
MAIOR, Sir Roger Martin, Mercer,
Son to Lawrence Martin of Melford in Suffolk.

*William, First Ed. and Sum.

Downegate Conduit builded.


A.D. 1568.}{ John Oleph.
 } Sheriffs, { Robert Harding.
10 Eliz'}{ James Bacon.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Thomas Rowe   ]
MAIOR, Sir Thomas Rowe *, Merchant Taylor,

The great Lottery at Paul's, and the new Churchyard near Bethlehem.

*Roe, Sum.

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