1638

30th. September Sunday
Charles I. granted a new charter of foundation to the Collegiate Church, September 30. In this charter the salary of the warden was 70 per annum; each fellow, 35; each chaplain, 17 10s. and marriage fees; each singing man, 10; and each singing boy, 5. The foundation members were: Richard Heyrick, warden; William Bourne, Samuel Boardman, Richard Johnson, and Peter Shaw, fellows; Edmund Hopwood and Robert Brown, chaplains; William Leigh, John Leigh, Peter Starkey, and Charles Leigh, singing men.(7)

1638
Sir Edward Mosley died at Rolleston Hall, at the age of 70. He was attorney-general of the Duchy of Lancaster, and bought the Rolleston estates. He was succeeded by his nephew Edward, lord of the manor of Manchester and son of Rowland Mosley. (See under date 1616.)(7)

1638
The Collegiate Church, which had been suffered to fall into decay, underwent great repairs.(7)