Whereas there hath beene of Longe time greate Controversy betweene the Citty, and the Tower of London, about the boundes, limittes, and liberties of each place, by reason whereof, there hath oftentimes tumult, and disorder happened; ffor avoiding of which inconvenience, it is thought meete that the Boundes, and liberties of that his Maiestes auncient howse, and of the Gurisdiccion the Cittie
doth hould by Charter from his Maiestes Progenitors might bee sett out, distinguished, and knowne; ffor as his Maiestie hath noe meaning to take from the Citty of London [any] parte of that which hath beene formerly graunted vnto them; Soe it is reason that the Tower being his Maiestes Castle Royall, should enioy those liberties, and extent of ground that aunciently did appertaine vnto it.
4) John Cooke, Greene's Tu quoque, or, The cittie
Much better than the Rogers' Brevarye, it is a noble history of the city and of the "lawdable exersises yearelye vsed within the Cittie
of Chester" (from the 1609 Brevarye).
Sir Lewis Kirke Governor: of the Cittie
of Oxford""ordered "Powder, Shott.
and concluded at Morocus, a Cittie
in Barbary in Julye" 1568, in the presence of Grey, Westcott, Colthurst, and himself and of "moores sundrie.
It is on record that she "voluntarily confessed that she had long frequented all or most of the disorderly & licentious places in this Cittie
as namely she hath vsually in the habite of a man resorted to alehowses, Tavernes, Tobacco shops and also play howses there to see plaies & pryses.
And therefore (while life giues leaue) I will send warning to my olde consorts, which haue hued as loosely as my selfe, albeit weaknesse will scarse suffer me to write, yet to my fellow Schollers about this Cittie
, will I direct these few insuing lines.
If William died without issue, the properties were to go to another son, John, on condition that within one year he pay [pound sterling]200 to a third son, Thomas; if John did not do so, then Thomas could "enter into all that my messuage or Tenement Comonlie called the Crosse Keyes Scituate lyinge and beinge in Gracyous streete wth in the saide cittie
For such crafts as be called handy craftes, they be very abject and vile, and little regarded and esteemed in Citties
and common welths.