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, 24 die Januarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Benefit of Clergy.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act, That no Person robbing any House in the Day-time, although no Person be therein, shall be admitted to have the Benefit of his Clergy.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Reviving, Continuance, Explanation, Perfecting, and Repealing, of divers Statutes.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act, That Lessees may enjoy their Leases against all Patentees, their Heirs and Assigns, notwithstanding any Default of Payment of their Rents during the Time that the Reversion or Inheritance remained in the Crown.
The Bill, intituled, An Act for the Reforming of sundry Abuses committed by Soldiers and others, used in Her Majesty's Services, concerning the Wars, returned this Day to the House by the Lord Marshal, the second of the Committees upon that Bill, with sundry Amendments thought meet to be added; which Amendments were presently Twice read, and, after Consideration had thereof, and much Debate upon the same, whether the Bill should so pass or no, it was thought necessary to be re-committed to the said Committees, and the Time and Place for Meeting appointed presently, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence. The Bill brought in again, with the same Amendments, and no Alteration, and thereupon commanded to be ingrossed.
The Bill, intituled, An Act for the relieving of Clothiers, concerning the Weight of Short, Broad, and Coloured Cloths, to be made within the Counties of Suffolk and Essex, returned this Day to the House by the Earl of Shrewsbury, the first of the Committees; who made Report, that, upon hearing of both Parties concerning that Bill, and upon due Consideration of the Reasons and Allegations by them delivered, the said Committees thought that there could not be any further Proceeding in the same; whereupon a new Bill was presented, bearing this Title, videlicet,
Cloths in Suffolk and Essex.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act touching the making of Short, Broad, Coarse, Coloured Cloths, in the Counties of Suffolk and Essex.
The Bill for the Punishment of Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdy Beggars, brought into the House by the Lord Chief Justice, with certain Amendments.
Debated in the House, whether Amendments upon a Bill, being brought into the House by Committees, may afterwards be contradicted, or spoken against, by any of the Committees. The Doubt left for the present unresolved.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, hora nona.