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History of the Castle, Priory, and Town of Tutbury, in the County of Stafford Oswald Mosley

History of the Castle, Priory, and Town of Tutbury, in the County of Stafford

Oswald Mosley

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230287102
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108 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ... the ensuing year. TheseMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ... the ensuing year. These officers when elected had full power and authority, to levy and distrain for all such fines and amerciaments as were inflicted by the jury of the said court upon any minstrels, for the infraction of such orders as were there made for the government of that society- and the amount of such fines was returned at every audit by the stewards, one moiety of which went to the Duke of Lancaster, and the other to the stewards for their trouble.144-The following is a specimen of some of the latest orders, which were made for the regulation of the minstrels court:145 Orders made and set forth by the Honourable Edward Lord Newburgh, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and the Counsel of His Majestys Court of the Duchy Chamber, in the fifth year of the reign of King Charles the First, for the better ordering and governing His Majestys court, called The Minstrels Court, yearly holden at Tutbury, on the morrow after the Feast of the Assumption of our Lady, and of the musicians and minstrels within the counties of Stafford and Derby, who owe suit to the same court. Amongst other things it is ordered, That no person shall use or exercise the art and science of music, within the said counties, as a common musician or minstrel, for benefit and gains, except he have served and been brought up in the same art and science by the space of seven years, and be allowed and admitted so to do at the said court by the jury thereof, and by the consent of the steward of the said court for the time being, on pain of forfeiting for every month that he shall so offend, three shillings and four pence. And that no such musician or minstrel, shall take into his service, to teach and instruct any one in the said art and...