DIE Martis, videlicet, 25 Martii:
p. Archiepus. Cant.
p. Epus. London.
p. Epus. Dunelme.
p. Epus. Winton.
Epus. Coven. et Lichf.
p. Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bathon. et Wellen.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Carliol.
p. Epus. Exon.
p. Epus. Bangor.
p. Epus. Elien.
p. Epus. Peterburgh.
p. Epus. Landaven.
p. Epus. Hereford.
p. Epus. Oxon.
p. Epus. Assaphen.
p. Epus. Glocestren.
p. Epus. Roffen.
p. Epus. Cicestren.
p. Ds. Ellesmere, Cancellar. Angliæ.
p. Comes Dorsett, Magnus Thesaur. Angliæ.
p. Comes Notingham, Magnus Admirallus et Senescallus.
p. Comes Suffolke, Camerar. Hospitii.
p. Comes Salopp.
p. Comes South'ton.
p. Comes Pembroke.
p. Comes Northampton.
p. Comes Sarum.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
p. Ds. Zouch.
Ds. Willughby de Eresbie.
p. Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Darcie de Menell.
p. Ds. Evre.
Ds. Willughby de Parham.
Ds. Darcie de Chiche.
Ds. Howard de Effingham.
p. Ds. Northe.
p. Ds. Chandos.
p. Ds. St. John.
p. Ds. Compton.
p. Ds. Knollys.
p. Ds. Wotton.
p. Ds. Petre.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Gerard.
p. Ds. Saie.
p. Ds. Stanhope.
p. Ds. Carew.
p. Ds. Cavendish.
Sir David Foulis's Naturalization, &c.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir David Foulis, Knight, and for Confirmation of certain Letters Patents by His most Excellent
Majesty to him made.
Attainder of Offenders in the late Treasons.
The Bill for the Attainder of divers Offenders in the
late most detestable and damnable Treasons, formerly
referred to Committees, was this Day brought into the
House, by the Lord Chancellor, the second of the Committees; who made Report, That the said Committees,
for some respects, did forbear to proceed on that Bill;
and did offer unto the House a new Bill, which they
thought more meet to be proceeded in, intituled, An
Act for the Attainder of divers Offenders in the late
most barbarous, monstrous, detestable, and damnable
Treasons; which new Bill was forthwith read, prima
Seditious Speeches, &c. against the King.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act against seditious
Speeches, Words, and Rumours, against the King's most
Government of Wales.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better
explaining of a former Act, made in the 34th Year of
the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, concerning Ordinances made for Wales, and establishing of the Government of the Lord President and Council there.
Sir Christopher Hatton to sell Lands.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Sir
Christopher Hatton, Knight, to dispose of certain Lands,
Tenements, and Hereditaments, notwithstanding a Limitation, or Clause of Perpetuity, annexed to his Estate.
Holland's Restitution. Expedit.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Restitution in Blood of John Holland, Son of Brian Holland,
and Thomas Holland, Son of the said John Holland.
Free Liberty of Trade.
vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable all His
Majesty's Loving Subjects of England and Wales to trade
freely into the Dominions of Spaine, Portugall, and
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
E. of Shrewsburie.
E. of Southampton.
E. of Pembroke.
E. of Northampton.
E. of Salisburie.
L. Bp. of London.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Bp. of Bath and Wells.
L. Bp. of St. David's.
L. Bp. of Carliell.
L. Bp. of Exceter.
L. Bp. of Elie.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. St. John.
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Mr. Baron Snigg,
Mr. Justice Tanfeild,
Mr. Serjeant Crooke,
Mr. Attorney General,
Sir Richard Swale,
Sir John Tindale,
To attend the Lords.
Appointed to meet at the Painted Chamber, near
the Parliament Presence, upon Saturday next,
the 29th of March, by Two of the Clock in the
Signification given to the House, by the Lord Treasurer, That the Four Bills hereunder mentioned remained in his Hands, on the which his Lordship was
the first of the Committees; and that the Times of Meeting on the said Bills, formerly appointed, were past and
expired, without any Proceeding on the same; and
therefore desired some new Days might be appointed
for them, which was agreed unto as followeth:
Decayed Cities, &c.
1. An Act to provide Means to better the Estate of
decayed Cities and Towns.
The Committees on that Bill to meet at the Little
Chamber, upon Thursday next, 27th March, by
Eight in the Morning; and Mr. Justice Walmisley
to be added to the rest of the Committees.
Divinity-Reader at Oxford.
2. An Act for Confirmation of His Majesty's Letters
Patents to the University of Oxford.
To meet To-morrow, being Wednesday, 26th March,
by Eight in the Morning, at the Little Chamber.
River Thames to Oxford.
3. An Act for clearing the Passage, by Water, from
London to Oxford, etc.
To meet upon Thursday, the 27th of March, by
Two in the Afternoon, at the Little Chamber.
4. An Act for the Relief of such as lawfully use the
Trade and Handicraft of Skinners.
To meet upon Monday, the last of March, by Eight
in the Morning, at the Little Chamber.
Upon a Motion of the Lord Knollis, the Committees
on the Bill concerning Brewing were, by a new Appointment, to meet upon Thursday, the Third of April,
by Two in the Afternoon, at the Little Chamber.
Merchants of York, Hull, and Newcastle.
The Earl of Northampton and Lord Zouch were, by
Order of the House, added to the Committees on the
Bill concerning Yorke, Hull, and Newcastle, etc.
The Lord Bishop of London signified to the House,
That the Committees having met on the Bill preferred
by Rogers against Tailor, the said Parties, whom the Bill
concerned, submitted themselves to the Award of the
said Lord Bishop of London, and the Lord Petre; who
have accordingly, in Part, agreed the Parties; and for
other Particulars, not agreed on, the Committees had
drawn a new Bill, which his Lordship presented to the
Signification also given to the House, by the Lord
Archbishop of Canterburie, That the Five Bills hereunder mentioned remained likewise in his Hands; and
that the Times of Meeting, formerly appointed for them,
were expired; and therefore, in like Manner, desired
that some new Days might be appointed on them;
which were agreed on as followeth:
Divinity-Readers at Cambridge.
1. An Act for the Confirmation of His Majesty's Letters Patents to the University of Cambridge, etc.
The Committees to meet To-morrow, being Wednesday, the 26th of March, by Eight in the
Morning, at the Painted Chamber.
To preserve the Royalties of the Crown.
2. An Act to preserve and restore to the Crown the
true and ancient Regalities appertaining to the same.
To meet upon Thursday, 27th March, by Eight in
the Morning, at the Little Chamber; and Mr.
Justice Walmisley to be added to the rest of the
Execution of Wills, &c.
3. An Act for the Relief of the King's Subjects, in
Cases concerning Executions of Wills and Administrations.
To meet upon Tuesday, the First of April, by Eight
in the Morning, at the Little Chamber; and the
Lord Chamberlain and Earl of Salisbury named
Committees, instead of the Earls of Cumbreland
and Rutland, in regard they were at this Time
absent from the Parliament.
Keeping the Sabbath.
4. An Act for the better observing and keeping holy
the Sabbath Day, or Sunday.
To meet upon Tuesday, the First of April, by Two
in the Afternoon, at the Little Chamber.
5. An Act for the Punishment of prophane, blasphemous, and irreligious Swearing.
To meet also upon Tuesday, the First of April, by
Two in the Afternoon, at the said Little Chamber.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 26m Martii, hora