Middlesexie sessiones

Memorandum quod decimo octavo die Maij Anno Regni domini nostri Caroli dei gracia Anglie Scotie ffrancie et Hibernie Regis fidei defensoris &c secundo venerunt Coram me Georgio Longe Armigero vno Iusticiariorum dicti domini Regis ad pacem in Comitatu Middlesexie conseruandam assignatorum Willelmus Smyth parochie sancte Margarete Westmonastarij in Comitatu Middlesexie yeoman et Iohannes Gylbie de Blackwall parochie de Stepney in Comitatu predicto purser in proprijs personis suis et manuceperunt pro Roberto ffrancke de Blackwall in parochia predicte sayler vizt. vterque manucaptorum predictorum sub pena quinquaginta librarum et dictus Robertus ffrancke assumpsit pro seipso sub pena Centum marcarum quas concesserunt de bonis et Catallis terris et tenementis suis ad vsum dicti domini Regis fieri et levari si defecerint in Condicione subsequente./
The Condicion of this Recognizance is such That if ye abouenamed Robert ffrancke do personally appere at ye next Sessions of ye peace to bee holden for this County And then answere such matters as shalbee obiected against him touchinge a dangerous & greate Ryott comitted in whitecrosstreet at ye ffortune playhouse And for givinge out yat if they ye saylers were not putt in a stronger house then ye New prison they would ʌ⸢all⸣ bee fetched out before the ⸢next⸣ morowe And in ye meane time bee of ye good behaviour towards his Maiestie and all his Leidge people And Departe not thence without Licence of ye Courte That then this Recognizance to bee voyde or ells to stand & remaine in full force & vertue./
(signed) George Longe


For Robert Francke 's appearance at the Sessions of the Peace of 23 May, and Newgate Gaol Delivery of 24 May 1626, see MJ/SBR/004, p 396, and MJ/GBR/003, f 171v.