1572

10th. April Thursday
The Court Leet appoint nine officers to see that the swine in the streets were duly sent to Collyhurst waste. April 10.(7)

1572
The occupiers of the houses and shops about the Conduit were ordered by the Court Leet to keep clean the streets in and about the Conduit, under a fine of 6d. (7)

1572
By virtue or presence of an act of parliament, in the first yeare of Edward the Sixth, the Colledge of Manchester was dissolved, and the lands and revenues belonging to it were taken into the king’s hands, and were by him demysed to Edward, Earle of Derby; and the house called the Colledge and some lands in Aldport were then or soone after (as it is sayd) sould to the sayd Earle, who was carefull, as our fathers have tould us, to provide very well for three or foure ministers officiating in the church.(7)

1572
Anno 1572, by inquisition vppon oath it was allso found, that the Earle of Derby had bought of the Prince, Over, Allport, and three burgages in the Milnegate and Fenelstreete, being chauntry lands; and, indeede, severall chauntries belonged to the parish church of Manchester, which had their severall endowments; one wherein Sir William Trafford was last incumbent, another called Cheetam’s chauntry, wherein Sir James was last incumbent, besydes others.” (Hollingworth’s Mancuniensis.)(7)