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 Lunæ, videlicet, 14 die Novembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Receivers and Tellers.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Explanation and Execution of the Act, made in the Thirteenth Year of the Queen's Majesty's Reign, Cap. 4°, concerning Tellers, Receivers, etc. This Bill was brought into the House instead of the former Bill, concerning Her Majesty's speedy Satisfaction against Accomptants, etc. which was read the Second Time the 7th of November, and referred to Committees, as is before recorded; by whom the said Bill having been thought, upon the debating thereof, too full of Doubts and Difficulties, Order was given by them, to Her Majesty's Attorney-General, to draw a new Bill, videlicet, the Bill aforesaid, read this Day; and the same Bill was presented to the House by the Lord Archbishop of Cant. the first of the Committees, in the Behalf of the said Committees.
Taking away Women illegally.
A Proviso, thought fit to be added to the Act concerning the taking away of Women unlawfully, was Twice read this Day.
Marquis of Winchester absent.
The Lord Marquis excuseth his Absence, for Want of Health, by the Earl of Shrewsburye.
Lords absent admonished.
The Lord Treasurer moved the House, That such Lords as were absent from the Parliament, and had not sent their Proxies, and such others as had made their Appearance in the Beginning of the Parliament, and have since neglected their Attendance, may be admonished to reform the same.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 15m diem Novembris, hora nona.
Lord Lawarr's Precedency allowed.
And is introduced.
Upon the Petition of the Lord Lawarr, exhibited unto Her Majesty, concerning his Place in the Order of the Barons of Parliament, and with Her Majesty's Commandment and Direction presented unto the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in this present Parliament, the Fifth Day of this Month of November, and referred the same Day (upon the Reading) to Committees, as is before recorded, in the Session of the same Day, the said Committees having, at the Time and Place appointed, assembled themselves, and advisedly considered of the said Petition, and of all Arguments that were brought and alledged both for the Petition and against it, did Resolve and Determine, That, in their Opinions, the said Petition of the Lord Lawarr was just, and that the Place which he sought was due unto him, videlicet, to have his Place betwixt the Lord Willughby of Eresby, and the Lord Berkley, being the same Place which his Great Grandfather held heretofore, as appeareth by Record; of which Resolution and Determination Report having been made to the House, by the Lord Burghley, Lord Treasurer, the first of the Committees, the Tenth Day of this Month of November, in the Session of the same Day (as before is recorded), and the same being allowed and approved by the Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal then present in the House, it was thought meet, and Ordered, That Her Majesty should be made acquainted by the Lord Keeper with the Opinion and Resolution of the House; which having been performed by his Lordship, and Her Majesty having allowed of the Proceeding of the House, and of the Determination of the Question touching the Place of the said Lord Lawarr (as hath been declared to the House by the Lord Keeper), it was and is Agreed and Ordered, by Her Majesty and the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, That the Lord Lawarr should be brought into the House, and placed in the Room and Order before-mentioned, to have his Place and Voice betwixt the Lord Willughby and Lord Berkley; which was accordingly done this Day, the 14th of November; the said Lord Lawarr being brought, in his Parliament Robes, unto the Place aforesaid, by the Lord Zouche (supplying the Place of the Lord Willughby) and by the Lord Berkley, in their Parliament Robes; Garter, the King of Arms, attending them, and doing his Service, according to his Office.