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 Martis, 22 die Novembris,
Petition agreed on.
THIS Day, after many Speeches made, which tended all to one Effect, which was, that their Lordships, in their Opinions, could not find any other Way than was already set down in their Petition; then the Lords agreed, that the Matter should be put to the Question; and being particularly asked every one his several Voice, answered with one Consent, that they could find no other Way.
Commons desire a Conference concerning the Answer to the Queen.
Committee for the Conference named.
Report of the Committee.
Answer of both Houses carried to the Queen.
Item, the same Day, they of the Commons House came up, and desired the Lords to be content to appoint some of the Lords to confer with them, upon Answer that was to be made to Her Highness, and to deliver the same unto Her Majesty; whereupon the Lords made Choice of these Lords following: videlicet, the Archbishops of Cantorb. and Yorcke, the Lord Treasurer, etc. and the said Lords, after Conference had with the Committee of the Lower House, made Report, that the like Question was proponed to them of the Commons House; and that they answered all, with one Consent, no Man gainsaying, that they could find no other Way; whereupon the said Committees of both Houses agreed upon this Answer to be made to Her Majesty, "That, having often conferred, and long debated, of that Question, according to Her Highness's Commandment, they could find no other Way than was set down in the Petition;" which Answer for the Lords was delivered unto Her Majesty by the Lord Chancellor, and for the Commons by the Speaker, at Richemonde, on Thursday the 24th of November.