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 Mercurii, 14 die Decembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Explanation of the Statute, made in the 5th Year of Her Majesty's Reign, concerning Labourers.
Returned to the Lower House, for their Consideration of an Amendment,
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Reformation of Retailing Brokers and other Pawn Takers.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Canter.
E. of Nottingham, Lord Adm.
E. of Sussex.
E. of Lincolne.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Mr. Justice Owen,
Mr. Serjeant Drew,
Mr. Attorney General,
|To attend the Lords.|
Appointed to meet at the Great Council Chamber To-morrow, the 15th of this Month, by Three in the Afternoon.
Newport, and other Bridges. Expedit.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Repairing of the Bridges of Newport and Carlioll, in the County of Monmouth.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Explanation of an Act, made in the 11th Year of King Henry the Seventh, for Fustians.
Hodie allata est Billa a Domo Communi,
An Act for the Grant of Three Subsidies, and Six Fifteenths and Tenths.
Sir John Spencer. Exped.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act giving Power and Liberty to Sir John Spencer, Knight, Mary his Wife, and Robert Spencer, Esquire, their Son, and Heir apparent, to alienate certain Manors and Lands, in the Counties of Dorset and Bedford.
Ld. Chandos's Privilege.
This Day, Order was given, for the Release of William Wood out of the Prison of The Fleet; at whose Suit, Edward Barston, the Lord Chandos's Servant, was arrested; so as he make Satisfaction unto the said Barston of such Charges as he was at, by means of that Arrest.
Arch. of Cant. Privilege.
The like Order taken for Enlargement of William Cole, that arrested John Yorke, the Lord Archbishop's Servant, paying only the Fees of The Fleet.
Houses of Correction.
Certain Amendments were thought fit by the Committees to be added unto the Bill, intituled, An Act for erecting of Houses of Correction, and Punishment of Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdy Beggars; which Amendments were this Day Twice read, and, upon Consideration of the same, Direction given to some of the said Committees hereunder named, to review the said Amendments, for Reformation of some Defects found therein, by the House:
Lord Chief Justice of England, To attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 15m diem Decembris, hora nona.