to be uttered to the citizens or inhabitants of the said citties, burroughs corporate and markett townes and other places, and such other as shall be there resiant or resort thither, if cause shall require ; And our pleasure and command is that the chief officers and governors, with the ministers and constables of such citties, burroughs corporate and markett townes, doe endeavour that the said tokens may be there dispersed and freely passe betwixt man and man for the value of farthings as before is expressed :
And further wee doe hereby straightly charge and command all and singuler maiors, sheriffs, constables, head-boroughs, comptrollers, customers, searchers, waiters, and all other officers and ministers to whom it shall or may apperteyne, to be aiding and assisting in all lawfull and convenient manner unto the said Duchesse of Richmond and Lenox and Sir Francis Crane, their executors, administrators and assignes, and their and every of their deputies, factors and servants, in the due execution of these our letters patents upon payne of our high displeasure, and such paynes, punishments and imprisonments as by the lawes and statutes of this our realme of England and Ireland, or by our prerogative royall, may or can be inflicted uppon them, for their contempts in this behalfe:
And our further will and pleasure is, and wee doe hereby declare our intent and meaning to be, that all the farthing tokens of copper heretofore made, by vertue of the said letters patents of our said deare father, shall still passe and be yssued amongst our loveing subjects, within our said realmes of Englond and Ireland and dominion of Wales, for the value of farthings in such manner and forme as the same dureing the force of the said letters patents did passe and were issued, notwithstanding the surrender and determination of the said letters patents, under such priviledges, powers, provisions, cautions, forfeitures, punishments and restraints, as before in these presents wee have limitted and appointed for such farthen tokens hereafter to be made and issued by vertue of these presents.
Although expresse mention, &c.
In witnes, &c.
Witnes our selfe att Westminster, the eleventh day of July.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
Pro Francisco Crane.
Rex, vicesimo primo die Julii, concessit Francisco Crane militi officium cancellarii ordinis garterii infra castrum de Windsor in comitatu Berks, unà cum custodià sigillorum ejusdem ordinis durante vita.
A. D. 1620. 2 Car. 1mi2
To all whome these presents shall come, Greeting.
Know yee that wee, of our especiall grace, certaine knowledge and meere motion, and for divers other good causes and considerations us at this present moveing, have given and graunted, and, by these presents, for us our heirs and successors, doe give and graunte to our trusty and wel-beloved servaunt Nicholas Stone the office and place of our Master Mason and Architeckt for all our buildings and reparations within our honor and castle of Windsor, and him the said Nicholas Stone, our said Master Mason and Architeckt for all our said buildings and reparations within our honour and____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists. Volume: 3. Contributors: Horace Walpole - Author. Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1888. Page number: 302.
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