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 Saturni, videlicet, 25 Januarii:
Punishment of Offenders in the late Treason.
UPON a Motion made by the Earl of Exceter, and followed by sundry others of the Lords, for Consideration to be had by the House, what extraordinary Proceeding and Punishment were fit to be ordained for the Offenders in the late most horrible Treason; the Committees under named were appointed and chosen to consider thereof, and thereupon to make Report to their Lordships accordingly: videlicet,
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Yelverton,
Mr. Baron Savile,
Mr. Serjeant Crooke,
Mr. Attorney General,
Sir Richard Swale,
|To attend the Lords.|
Appointed to meet in the Council Chamber at Court, upon Tuesday next, the 28th of this Instant, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Annual Thanksgiving on the 5th November.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for a Publick Thanksgiving to Almighty God, every Year, on the 5th of November.
This Bill was brought this Day from the Lower House; and presented to the Lords, by Mr. Secretary Herbert, Sir Frauncis Hastings, and others; with this Message, That the Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and the whole Commons of that House, having entered into Consideration of the great Blessing of God, in the happy Preservation of His Majesty and the State, from the late most dangerous Treason (intended to have been attempted by the Instigation of Jesuits, Seminaries, and Romish Priests), had framed and passed the said Bill in that House (as the First Fruits of their Labours in this Session of Parliament), which they did very earnestly recommend unto their Lordships.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Martis, 28m instantis Januarii, hora nona.