House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 13 March 1559

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Lunae, 13 Martii

Rooks, &c.

1. The Bill to revive the Statute for Killing of Rooks and Choughs.

Queen's Revenues.

L. 1. The Bill to answer the Queen's Revenues by Receivers.

Seditious Words.

L. 2. The Bill touching Punishment for seditious Words and Rumours.

London Bishoprick.

The Bishop of London, in proper Person, required a Copy of a Bill put in for Confirmation of Leases granted by Doctor Rydley, Usurper of the Bishoprick, as he saith; which Copy is granted unto him; with Addition, that the House doth intend to take his Title to the Bishoprick as it is; and to make his Answer by Word on Wednesday next, peremptory, at Nine of the Clock, by Word.

Fyssher's Fine.

The Bishop of Coven' and Lich' with his Counsel, declared, that, for the Fine levied, Mr. Fyssher hath no Cause to complain ; to the which Mr. Fyssher' s Counsel alleged, that the Fine was made by Compulsion.

Leave of Absence.

Thomas Churche, One of the Citizens for Hereforde, for his Affairs, is licensed to be absent.