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, 8 Maii
Royal Assent to Bills.
In the Afternoon, the Queen's Majesty sitting in her Royal Seat, the Lords and Commons attendant, Mr. Speaker made a learned Oration; and exhibiting the Bill for the Subsidy, and the Bill of Tonage and Poundage, required, the Queen's Assent might be given to such Bills, passed by both the Houses : Which Oration being praised and answered by the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, the Royal Assent was given to 42 Acts;