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 Jovis, 8 die Decembris,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the enabling of Edmund Mollineux, Esquire, to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of the Jointure of Christian Lady Sandes.
Relief of the Poor.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Relief of the Poor, in Times of extreme Dearth of Corn.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet.
L. Ch. Justice of England,
L. Ch. Justice of the Common Pleas,
L. Ch. Baron,
Mr. Justice Gawdie,
Mr. Serjeant Drew,
Mr. Attorney General,
|To attend the Lords.|
To meet at the Little Council Chamber, at the Court at Whitehall, upon Saturday, being the 10th of December, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Houses of Correction.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Erection of Houses of Correction, and for Punishment of Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdy Beggars: and was referred to the Committees for the former Bill; and the same Time and Place appointed for Meeting; and also Authority was given to the Committees, to call such of the Lower House unto them, at this Meeting, as they should find Cause, to confer withal for the better perfecting of the Bill.
Dying Cloths. Expedit.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Execution of the Statute, made in the 23d Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the abolishing of Logwood, alias Blockwood, in the Dying of Cloth, Wool, or Yarn, which Bill was returned to the House by the Committees, without Alteration.
Hodie 1a vice lecta, An Act for the Naturalizing of certain Englishmens Children, and others, born beyond the Seas.
Hodie 2a vice lecta, An Act for Arthur Hatch, Her Majesty's Ward, for the enjoying of the Rectory and Parsonage of South-Molton, according to an Agreement thereof had, &c. Upon this Reading, it was Ordered, That all Parties, whom this Bill may concern, either on the Part of Mr. Hatch or against him, shall be openly heard in the House, upon Monday next, the 12th of this Month, by their Counsel Learned, and all Specialties concerning the same to be then produced; to the End it may be considered, whether it shall be convenient to pass this Act, or not: Mr. Serjeant Drew and Mr. Attorney being appointed by the Lords to inform themselves, against that Time, whether any Thing be contained in the Bill, that may prejudice the Poor Knights of Windsor, and to make Report thereof accordingly, on the Part of the said Poor Knights.
Sir Henry Unton.
Hodie 2a vice lecta, An Act for Establishment of the Possessions of Sir Henry Unton, Knight, lately deceased, and for Payment of his Debts. A Motion was made by some of the Lords, and approved by the House, That there should be Respite of some Days taken, before the Third Reading, for any such Party or Parties as the Bill concerneth, and namely any of the Wentwoorths, to come to the House, and alledge (if they find Cause) why the Bill should not proceed.
The next Tuesday assigned for this Purpose.
Archbp. of Cant. Privilege.
William Cole, the Knight Marshal's Man that arrested Joseph York, the Lord Archbishop's Servant, was this Day brought before the Lords of Parliament, by the Serjeant at Arms; and being found, upon his Examination before the Lords, to have wilfully offended therein, against the Privilege of the House, was committed to the Prison of The Fleet, there to remain until their Lordships should give Direction for his Enlargement.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 9m diem Decembris, hora nona.