The demands of Thomas Cheek, esq., Lieutenant of the Tower of London for safekeeping the prisoners in the Tower, dated 1682

Object Title

The demands of Thomas Cheek, esq., Lieutenant of the Tower of London for safekeeping the prisoners in the Tower, dated 1682

The demands of Thomas Cheek, esq., Lieutenant of the Tower of London for safekeeping the prisoners in the Tower, dated 1682

Date

1682 |E

Reference

RAR.0559

Scope and Content

'Mid Summer Quarter 1682/the demands of Thomas Cheek Esq Lieut of Ye Tower of Safekeeping ye Prisoners in ye Tower...', detailing the costs incurred in keeping the Earl of Danby, Earl of Powys, Lord Bellasyse, Lord Petre and Lord Arundell, these all being accused (by Titus Oates) of complicity in the Popish Plot, and Robert Tichborne (the regicide), listing the fees of 'the chaplain, physician, chirurgeon [surgeon], apothecary' and othes, including smiths, joiners, glaziers, bricklayers and chimney-sweeps during the quarter in the total sum of E189 9s 2d, Dated and signed by the privy counsellors, the Earls of Aylesbury, Bridgewater, Craven, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Sunderland and Carlisle, also signed by John Nicholas and Thomas Cheek

Extent

Manuscript

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

1 p, 1 g folio