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, 14 die Januarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
CERTAIN Objections unto the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Increase of People, etc. were set down in Writing, by Mr. Attorney General, and brought into the House by the Lord Archbishop, the first of the Committees; and the same sent to the Lower House, for their Consideration thereof, according to a Promise made by their Lordships to the select Committees of the Lower House, at the Meeting Yesterday about that Bill.
Upon a Motion made by the Lord Archbishop, That the Committees for the Bill of Tillage had not Time to perfect the same at the Meeting formerly assigned, it was Ordered by the House, That the said Committees should meet again about it, at the Great Council Chamber, at the Court at Whitehall, Monday, 16th of January, by Two in the Afternoon.
Upon the like Motion made by his Lordship, concerning the Bill of Brokers and Pawn-takers, it was Agreed, That the Committees on that Bill should meet at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence, upon Monday, the 16th of this Instant, in the Morning, before the House sit.
Houses of Correction.
Certain Knights and Burgesses of the Lower House were sent to their Lordships, to desire a Conference with a competent Number of that House, concerning the Amendments and Provisos added to the Bill, intituled, An Act for erecting Houses of Correction, and Punishment of Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdy Beggars; whereupon Choice was made of the Committees undernamed (being Part of the Number formerly appointed upon that Bill) to confer therein accordingly; and the same presently signified to the said Knights and Burgesses; but with this Caution, that whatsover had been amended, or added, by their Lordships, could not now be altered by the Orders of the House; howbeit, to yield the Lower House Satisfaction of the Reasons that moved their Lordships to make these Amendments, they assented to this Conference:
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Shrewsbury.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Hunsdon, L. Chamberlain.
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Gawdy,
Mr. Serjeant Drew,
Mr. Attorney General,
|To attend the Lords.|
Appointed to meet at the Outward Chamber of the Higher House of Parliament, Monday Morning, 16th of January, by Eight of the Clock.
Abuses by Soldiers.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the reforming of sundry Abuses, committed by Soldiers and others, used in Her Majesty's Services, concerning the Wars.
Bp. of Norwich.
This Day, the Counsel Learned, as well on the Part and Behalf of the Bishop of Norwich, and his Tenants, as on the Part of George Lester, were heard openly in the House: But, for the present, no further Order or Proceeding therein.
E. of Sussex.
Earl of Sussex not able to attend, for Want of Health, certified by the Lord North.
Bp. of Landaff.
Bishop of Landaven also absent, by Reason of Sickness, signified by the Bishop of Chester.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, 16m Januarii, hora octava.