[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.139

[Maiors and Sheriffs.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT.

This Sir Henry Billingsley was Son to Roger Billingsley of the City of Canterbury in Kent.


A.D. 1597.}{ Henry Row.
39 Eliz'} Sheriffs, { John More.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Richard Saltonstall   ]
MAIOR, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Skinner,
Son to Gilbert Saltonstall of Hallifax in Yorkshire.

*Roe, First Edit.

Lectures read in Gresham's College.


A.D. 1598.}{ Edward Holmeden.
40 Eliz'} Sheriffs, { Robert Hampson.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Stephen Some   ]
MAIOR, Sir Stephen Some, Grocer,
Son to Thomas Some of Bradley in Suffolk.

Earl of Essex his going towards Ireland.

He was free of the Girdlers, and from them translated to the Grocers.


A.D. 1599.}{ Humphrey Welde.
41 Eliz'} Sheriffs, { Roger Clerke.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Nicolas Mosley   ]
MAIOR, Sir Nicolas Mosley, Clothworker,
Son to Edward Mosley of Hough in Lancashire.

Earl of Essex returned, and Lord Mountjoy sent into Ireland.

Earl of Essex, his Rising, Troubles, and Death.


A.D. 1600.}{ Thomas Smith.
 } Sheriffs,{ Thomas Cambell.
42 Eliz' }{ William Craven.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir William Rider   ]
MAIOR, Sir William Rider *, Haberdasher,
Son to Thomas † Rider of Mucklestone in Staffordshire.

*Or Rither.

†In the Heralds Books he is shewn to be the third Son of Edward Rither of Low-Leyton in Essex.


A.D. 1601.}{ Henry Anderson.
43 Eliz'} Sheriffs, { William Glover.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir John Garret or Garrard   ]
MAIOR, Sir John Garret, or Garrard, Haberdasher,
Son to Sir William Garret, or Garrard, Knight, Lord Maior and Haberdasher of London, Son to John Garret, or Garrard, Citizen and Grocer of London, who was Son to William Garret, or Garrard, of Sedingborne in Kent.

Spaniards and Irish overcome in Ireland.


A.D. 1602.}{ James Pemberton.
44 Eliz'} Sheriffs, { John Swinnerton.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Robert Lee   ]
MAIOR, Sir Robert Lee, Merchant-Taylor,
Son to Humphrey Lee of Bridgenorth in Shropshire.

This Year died good Q. Elizabeth, viz. the last Day thereof.

Thus far John Stow carried on the List of the Maiors and Sheriffs. Continued by A.M.

King JAMES began his Reign the 24th of March, Anno 1602.


A.D. 1603.}{ Sir William Rumney.
1 Jac' I.} Sheriffs,{ Sir Thomas Middleton.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Thomas Bennet   ]
MAIOR, Sir Thomas Bennet, Mercer,
Son to Thomas Bennet of Wallingford in Barkeshire.


A.D. 1604.}{ Sir Thomas Hayes, Knt.
2 Jac' I. } Sheriffs,{ Sir Roger Jones, Knt.
  [ Click here to view  Image of coat of arms, Sir Thomas Low   ]
MAIOR, Sir Thomas Low, Haberdasher,
Son to Simon Low, Citizen and Merchant-Taylor of London, who was Son to Raphe Low of London.

Term at Winchester, and great Plague at London.


A.D. 1605.}{ Sir Clement Scudamor, Kt.
3 Jac' I. } Sheriffs,{ Sir John Jolles, Kt.
  [ Click here to view Image of coat of arms, Sir Leonard Hollyday   ]
MAIOR, Sir Leonard Hollyday, Merchant-Taylor,
Son to William Hollyday of Redborough in Glocestershire.

The most happy Discovery and Prevention of the Gunpowder Treason.

A.D.