1624

1624
In the Court Leet records the jury find that William Butler had purchased of Sir John Sucklinge, knight, Anthony Abdye, of London, merchant, and William Sparke, gent., certain burgages or tenements in the St. Marye Gate, Deansgate, and Toad Lane, within the town of Manchester; and Butler was ordered to come to do his suit and service to the manorial lord. Sir John Suckling was the father of the poet. (Palatine Note-book, vol. i., p. 197.)(7)

1624
Ralph Cudworth, D.D., died this year. He was “the second son of Ralph Cudworth, of Wernith Hall, near Manchester, esquire, chief lord of Oldham, was bred Fellow of Emanuel College, in Cambridge, a most excellent preacher, who continued and finished some imperfect works of Mr. Perkins, and after his decease supplied his place in St. Andrew’s, in Cambridge. He was at last presented by the college to the parish of Aller, in Somersetshire.” (Fuller’s Worthies.) His more famous son, Dr. Ralph Cudworth, was born at Aller.(7)