Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/277 part 1 piece 35 depositions: Edw de Vere v Roger Harlakenden etc)

29.2.42Eliz1 (Friday 29 February 1600)

document 17600273

six that he hath had sometime in his custody the book articulate wherein were registered all or the most part of the leases which were thentofore made by the said earl of Oxford and saith that he came to have the same book by the delivery of Geo Goulding esq by the appointment of the said earl who had then authorized this deponent to be his auditor which book afterwards he this deponent by the appointment of the said earl did deliver unto one Nich Bleake then his honour's servant by whom as this deponent hath heard the same was after that time delivered to one Tanner his lordship's then solicitor but what is now become of the same book he this deponent knoweth not by me Israel Amyce taken before me Leonard Robertson absentia mr Nicholson