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London, 1641, 1642, and 1660, 8vo, and 1677, 12mo; later editions with abridged title-page and additions or notes, London, 1757, 1792, 1794, 1806, 1817, 12mo, 1821, 8vo, Richmond, Virginia, 1824, 8vo, Philadelphia, 1845, 8vo, and Albany, 1870.

  1. ‘The Great Feast at the Inthronization of the Reverend Father in God George Neavill, Archbishop of Yorke, Chancellour of England in the sixt yeare of Edward the Fourth. Wherein is manifested the great pride and vaine glory of that prelate. The copy of this feast was found inrolled in the Tower of London, and was taken out by Mr. Noy, His Majesties late Attorney-General,’ London, 1645, 4to (reprint in Leland's ‘Collectanea,’ ed. 1770, vol. vi.).
  2. ‘The Compleat Lawyer, or A Treatise concerning Tenures and Estates in Lands of Inheritance for Life and for Yeares; of Chattels Reall and Personal; and how any of them may be conveyed in a legal Forme by Fine, Recovery, Deed, or Word, as the case shall require,’ London, 1651, 8vo; later editions with somewhat different title-page, 1661, 1665, 1670, 1674, 8vo.
  3. ‘Reports and Cases taken in the time of Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles … conteining most excellent Matter of Exceptions to all manner of Declarations, Pleadings, and Demurrers, that there is scarce one Action in a Probability of being brought, but here it is thoroughly examin'd and exactly layd,’ London, 1656, 4to, 1669, folio (a work of no authority).
  4. ‘A Treatise of the Rights of the Crown, declaring how the King of England may support and increase his Annual Revenue. Collected out of the Records in the Tower, the Parliament Rolls, and Close Petitions, Anno x. Car. Regis. 1634,’ London, 1715, 8vo.

He is also said to have had ‘a greate hande in compilinge and republishinge the late declaration for pastimes on the Lords daye’ (Winthrop Papers in Massachusetts Hist. Coll. 4th ser. vi. 414).

Some of Noye's legal drafts are printed in ‘The Perfect Conveyancer: or, Several Select and Choice Presidents such as have not formerly been printed,’ London, 1655, 4to. His award adjusting a difference between Laud and the Bishop of Lincoln in regard to the former's right of metropolitical visitation of the diocese of the latter is in Wilkins's ‘Concilia,’ iv. 488. A few of Noye's arguments, opinions, and other miscellaneous remains, are preserved in various Harl. MSS.; in Lansd. MSS. 253 art. 26, 254 art. 2, 485 art. 3; Cotton. MSS. Titus B. viii. art. 63 (being Noye's will in Latin); Addit. MSS. 5832 f. 219 b, 6297 ff. 385, 12511; and in the Hargrave MSS.; the Tanner MSS. (Bodl. Libr.), 67 f. 61, 70 art. 48, 104 art. 74; MS. Camb. Univ. Libr. Dd. xi. 73, 370 (being Noye's will and epitaph); MSS. Linc. Inn Libr. 76 art 5, 79 ff. 1–87; MS. Inner Temple, 177; MS. Exeter Coll. Libr. 189 ff. 94–114; MS. Queen's Coll. Libr. 155; Lambeth MSS. 642 ff. 49–141, 943 f. 529.

[Rushworth's Hist. Coll. pt. ii. vol. i. p. 247; Burton's Diary, ii. 444 n. et seq.; Whitelocke's Mem.; Lords' Journ. iii. 806; Cases in the courts of Star-chamber and High Commission (Camd. Soc.); D'Ewes's Autobiog. 1845, i. 406, ii. 79; Heylyn's Cyprianus Anglicus, 1671, pp. 301–2; Wallington's Hist. Notices, 1869, i. 64–77; Smith's Obituary (Camd. Soc.), p. 9; Strafforde Letters, i. 262, 266; Epist. Hoelianæ, sect. vi. ep. xvii.; Granger's Biogr. Hist. Engl. 2nd edit. ii. 225; Gilbert's Cornwall, ii. 66, 160, iii. 143–5, 151–6, 161, 342; Polwhele's Cornwall, iv. 94–6; Biogr. Sketches in Cornwall (1831), i. 53 et seq.; Complete Parochial Hist. of Cornwall (1870), iii. 288, 29 ff. 1–145, 257, 346, 351; Vivian and Drake's Visitation of Cornwall (Harl. Soc.), pp. 158 n. 270 n.; Boase's Reg. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1879; Harl. MS. 1079, f. 113 b; Hamon L'Estrange's Reign of King Charles, pp. 135–6; Weldon's Court of King Charles in Secret History of the Court of James I, ii. 39–40; Cobbett's State Trials, iii. 11, 158, 535, 562; Spedding's Bacon, xii. 86, xiv. 187; Proc. and Deb. House of Commons in 1620 and 1621 (Oxford, 1766), i. 63, 100–92, 208, ii. 52; Court and Times of Charles I, i. 291, ii. 240; Peyton's Catast. House of Stuart (1811), ii. 427; Dugdale's Orig. pp. 255, 264; Spilsbury's Lincoln's Inn, p. 77; Isaac D'Israeli's Commentaries on the Life and Reign of Charles I, 1850, i. 387–90; Proceedings against William Prynne (Camd. Soc.); Wood's Athenæ Oxon. (Bliss), iv. 581–3; Vernon's Life of Heylyn (1682), pp. 43, 57, 65; Laud's Works (Anglo-Cath. Libr.); Anecdotes and Traditions (Camd. Soc.), p. 35; Faulkner's Brentford (1845), p. 143; Notes and Queries, 2nd ser. vi. 399, vii. 35, 3rd ser. viii. 465, 7th ser. vi. 297; Hist. MSS. Comm. 3rd Rep. App. pp. 13, 191, 4th Rep. App. p. 16, 7th Rep. App. p. 429, 10th Rep. App. ii. 136, 11th Rep. App. vii. 272; Sloane MS. 4223 f. 111; Addit. MS. 32093, f. 55; Massachusetts Historical Society's Collections, 4th ser. vi. passim; Boase and Courtney's Bibliotheca Cornubiensis and Boase's Collect. Cornub.]

J. M. R.

NUCE, THOMAS (d. 1617), translator, was in 1562 a fellow of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. Sometime after 1563 he became rector of Cley, Norfolk; from 1575 to 1583 he was rector of Beccles, Suffolk; from 1578 till his death, in 1617, he was rector of Gazeley, Suffolk. From 1581 till 1583 he was rector of Oxburgh, Norfolk. In 1599 he was appointed rector of Weston-Market, Suffolk. Besides these preferments he held, from 21 Feb. 1584-5 till his death, the fourth