Henry by the grace of God King of England and of France and Lord of Ireland.
To our trusty and welbeloved William Husse, knight, and other his felawes
our Justices of Oyer and Terminer to enquire within our counties of Warwickshire
and Worcestershire by virtue of oure commission to you directed of all manner
treasons, felonies, murders, rebellions, insurrections, misprisions and
other divers articles and offences in our said commission specified, greeting.
Where as Alexander Preest late of Bourton upon Dunsmoor in our countie of
Warwick, husbandman, and William Gee late of Lymington Hastings in our countie
aforesaid, husbandman late before you our said Justices at our sessions
at Birmingham holden before our said commission be indicted of divers trespasses,
contempts and misprisions the whiche indictments resten before you of recorde
whereupon process is awarded against the said Alexander Preest and William
Gee for our interest in that behalf to their utter impoverishing without
our grace especiall be shewed unto them in this behalf. We for divers considerations
as meaning of our own mere motion will and charge you that ye from henceforth
surcease in making out any process against the said Alexander Preest of
William Gee or either of them for the premises. And if any process be made
or awarded against them or either of them that than ye command our wellbeloved
Henry Herman clerc of our Crown to make out our writ or writs of Supersedeas
to such Sheriff or Sheriffs as the process is awarded or made unto. As ye
intend to do unto us right singular pleasure. And this our letters shall
be unto you or any of you and to our saide clerc of our Crown sufficient
warrant and discharge in that behalf. Geiven under our Privy Seal at our
Palayce of Westminster the xxth daie of Juyll the first yere of oure Reign.