Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 2, 1578-1614. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, videlicet, 10 die Decembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Erecting of Hospitals, or Abiding and Working Houses, for the Poor.
Hospital in Bristol.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for establishing the Hospital of Queen Elizabeth, in Bristol, for Relief of the Orphans and Poor there.
Those Two Bills sent to the Lower House, for their Consideration of the Amendments,
The Bill, intituled, An Act against Forestallers, Regrators, and Engrossers, was this Day returned to the House, by the Committees, with some Amendments; which were Twice read, and commanded to be ingrossed.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to restrain Brewers to keep Two Coopers, and no more.
Ld. Mount, joye.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act, That the Lord Mountjoye may dispose of his Lands, whereof he is Tenant in Tail, as other Tenants in Tail, by the Laws and Statutes of the Realm, may do; a private Statute, made in the 27th Henrici Octavi, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Upon the Motion of the Lord Marquis of Winchester, it was Ordered by the House, That the Cause should be heard openly in the House, upon Monday Morning next, by the Counsel Learned on both Parts.
Gavel-kind in Kent.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable the Owners of Gavel-kind Lands, in the County of Kent, to alter the said Custom.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Nottingham, Lord Adm.
E. of Shrewsbury.
E. of Worcestre.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. Bp. of Worcestre.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
Appointed to meet at the Great Council Chamber, at the Court at Whitehall, on Monday next, by Two in the Afternoon.
Staines Bridge &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Maintenance and well keeping of Stanes Bridge, and Egham Cawsey, being the Highway from London unto the West Parts of England.
Hodie allatæ funt 3 Billæ a Domo Communi:
1a, An Act for the better and safer Recording of Fines, to be levied in the Court of Common Pleas; returned and allowed of by the Lower House, without Alteration.
2a, An Act for the Explanation of the Statute made in the 5th Year of Her Majesty's Reign, concerning Labourers.
Lands in Norfolk.
3a, An Act concerning the Draining and Recovery from the Water of certain overflown Grounds, in the County of Norfolke.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 12m diem Decembris, hora octava.