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 Mercurii, videlicet, 12 Februarii:
Explanation of a Statute, 21 Hen. VIII.
MOTION made by the Lord Sheffeild, That, by reason the Committees on the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Explanation of a Statute, enacted in the Twenty-first Year of King Henry the Eighth, could not meet Yesterday, as was formerly appointed, some other Time might be prescribed by the House for their Meeting; it was Agreed by the House, That the said Committees should meet on that Bill upon Saturday next, the 15th of this Instant, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Preservation of Religion, His Majesty, and the State.
Message sent down to the Lower House, by Mr. Dr. Carew and Mr. Dr. Stanhope, to let them know that the Lords have been careful to omit no Time, or Diligence, for proceeding in the Business whereof the Conference was had, concerning the Laws tending to the Preservation of Religion, His Majesty, and the State, &c. and that (if they would so like thereof) it is desired by the Lords, That a Conference may be had again with the same Committee, on Monday next, the 17th of this Instant, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Painted Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Answer returned, That they do willingly assent to the Motion, and will give Meeting accordingly; and appointed, That the Lords Committees should meet, to confer among themselves before-hand, upon Saturday, 15th of February, by Eight in the Morning, at the Painted Chamber.
Executions of Wills, &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Relief of the King's Subjects, in Cases concerning Executions of Wills and Administrations.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Rutland.
E. of Cumbreland.
E. of Exceter.
L. Viscount Lisle.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. St. John.
Mr. Baron Clarke,
Mr. Justice Warberton,
Mr. Justice Willyams,
Mr. Serjeant Crooke,
Mr. Dr. Stanhope,
Mr. Dr. Swale,
|To attend the Lords.|
Appointed to meet at the Painted Chamber, upon Friday next, the 14th of this Instant, by Eight in the Morning. The Bill delivered to the Lord Archbishop of Cant.
Message from the H. C.
Grievance of Purveyance.
A Message brought (fn. 1) from the Lower House, by Sir Frauncis Hastings, Sir Hen. Nevile, and others; letting the Lords know, That they have received Signification, with much Joy, by their Speaker, of His Majesty's Gracious Acceptation of their humble Offer, in Matter of Subsidy; and withall that His Majesty is well pleased, that Consideration be had how the People may be eased of the Grievances in Purveyance, and a Conference of Committees of both Houses may be appointed for the said Causes; the Lower House being willing to make Choice of a Committee, they do refer unto the Lords the Appointment of Time and Place.
This Motion assented unto, and Answer made by the Lord Chancellor, That the Lords think Friday, 15th February, at Two in the Afternoon, a fit Time for this Conference, at the Outward Chamber, called the Painted Chamber; and the same Committee to be for these Causes, which have been named for the other Conference touching Religion, &c. which the Lower House did agree unto; Sir Francis Hastings signifying, That, if they would appoint any other Committees, they would presently send Word.
Moved, and assented unto, That the Lord Treasurer should make Relation, at this Meeting in Conference, of His Majesty's Necessities, for Relief to be granted, &c.
Lands to Lord Riche.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Assuring of certain Manors and Lands to Robert Lord Riche.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Relief of John Holdich, Gentleman, disinherited by the extraordinary Amending of the Errors of a Fine.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 14m Februarii, hora 9a.