Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, tricesimo Maii, 1572
Sir W. Harper.
The Bill for Sir Willm. Harper Knight. - The first Reading; and committed unto Sir Hugh Pawlett, Sir John Thynne, Sir Morrice Barcley, Mr. Doctor Wilson, Master of the Requests, Mr. Atkyns, Mr. Nichas. Hare, and Mr. Matthew Dale; to meet upon Monday next in Southwerk, in the Court-house there, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and the Parties to be warned by the Serjeant.
2. The Bill for Plumsted Marslies. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.
1. nova. The Bill for Avoiding of Recoveries by Collusion suffered by the Tenant for Term of Life. - The first Reading.
1. The Bill for Keeping of the Assizes at Ailesburie. - The first Reading.
The Bill, that Freemen of London may enjoy the Liberties of the same. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.
The Committees for the Free Grammar-school of Tunbridge are appointed to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon in the Yeldhall.
2. The Bill touching Grants by Corporations. - The second Reading; and committed unto Mr. Seckford, Master of the Requests, Mr. Serjeant Manwood, Mr. Popham, Mr. Bedell, Mr. Thymelby, Mr. Snagge, Mr. Fenner, and Mr. Grymesdiche; to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon in the Temple Church.
Upon the Question, it is Resolved by this House, touching the Bill of Vagabonds, That the Words " Minstrels, Bearwards, Pedlars, &c." shall not be put out in the Bill, but stand still in the same, qualified by Licences of the Justices of Peace, in such sort as upon the Committee hath been considered, and agreed upon; with this Condition also, that if the Lords shall not agree to that Qualification, then this House will not be so bound by the said Resolution, but that they may alter and change the same at their Liberty and Pleasure, if they shall so think good.
Leave of Absence.
Martyn Cole, One of the Burgesses of the Borough of Sudburie in the County of Suffolk, is, for his great Businesses and Affaire, licensed to be absent for Eight Days.