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, 20 die Octobris:
E. of Lincoln's Absence excused.
THE Earl of Lincolne excused for his Absence by the Lord Chancellor, because the Town of Chelsey, where his Lordship abode, is visited with the Sickness; and likewise the Town also in Lincolnshire, where the Earl's House is, at this Time is visited; wherefore his Lordship thinketh not good to presume to come to the House; but, for the Cause aforesaid, and for that his Health also is not at this Time good, he desireth to be spared; which Suit by their Lordships was yielded.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, 22m Octobris, inter horam 9m et 10m.