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, 12 Aprilis:
THE Bill concerning Purveyors and Cart-takers, brought into the House by the Lord Archbishop of Cant. and Report made of the Conference Yesterday at the Meeting of the Committees of both Houses upon that Bill; with Signification of the Opinion of the Lords Committees, for divers respects, holding the Bill unfit to be any further proceeded in.
Free Liberty of Trade.
THE Bill for Free Trade with Spayne, Portugall, Fraunce, etc. brought also into the House, by the Lord Archbishop, with Report likewise of the Conference on that Bill; together with a Motion of the Lords Committees, That either themselves, or a Sub-Committee, might be appointed, to consider of some Particulars, touching the said Bill, which had been mentioned at this Conference; videlicet, concerning the Trade of Fishing, Mariners, etc. left unresolved.
The Union of England and Scotland.
Declaration made by the Lord Chancellor of the Motion made by the Lords Committees at this Conference, to those of the Lower House (upon such Reasons as were alledged by the said Lords), for deferring of the Proceeding in the Matter of the Union, until the next Session of Parliament; and that the same was moved by the Lords to be done, either by some Order to be set down by both Houses, or by some short Bill to be passed for that Purpose (the latter of which their Lordships took to be the better Course); whereunto (as the said Lord Chancellor also signified) the Committees of the Lower House answered, That they had no Authority to consent; but left it to such Course as the Lords should think fit; and that they would acquaint their House with this Motion.
Message from the H. C.
Message from the Lower House, by Sir Henry Mountagu, Recorder of London, and others;
Desiring that the Lords would renew the Conference on the Bill concerning Purveyors, and appoint a Second Meeting on the same; and shewing their Hope, that this Conference would be a Mean to remedy any Thing that might be thought amiss in the Bill.
Answered, That the Lords will, at their next Sitting (in regard the Time is now spent), send them Answer, by some of their own House.
Attainder of Lord Cobham, &c.
The Bill concerning the Attainder of the Lord Cobham, &c. was this Day brought into the House, by the Lord Treasurer, with certain Amendments.
Carriage of Wood on the River Tow.
The Bill, intituled, An Act to convey Wood and Timber from High Bickington and Kesmere Bridge, down the River of Tow, to the Town of Bar'stable, and the Towns and Ports near adjoining to the same, in the County of Devon, was this Day brought into the House, by the Lord Admiral; who made Report, That the Committees having met on the said Bill, and considered of it, do find the same unmeet to be farther proceeded in.
Sir David Foulis's Naturalization, &c.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir David Foulis, Knight, and for Confirmation of Letters Patents by His most Excellent Majesty to him made.
Annexing Lands, &c. to the Crown for ever.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Annexation of certain Honours, Castles, Forests, Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, and of certain Diadems, Crowns, and Royal Jewels and Ornaments, inseparably to the Crown of England for ever.
Purveyors, Free Trade, and the Union.
And was committed to the Committees appointed for the Conference with the Lower House on the Bill of Purveyors, Free Trade, and the Matter of Union: videlicet,
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Baron Snigg,
Mr. Justice Daniell,
Mr. Justice Tanfeild,
Mr. Serjeant Crooke,
Mr. Attorney General,
Sir Matthew Carew,
Sir Ed. Stanhope,
Mr. Dr. Hone,
|To attend the Lords.|
The Committees on the said Bill of Annexation appointed to meet upon Monday, the 28th of April, by Two in the Afternoon, at the Painted Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
All Lords that come to have Voice at this Committee.
Agreed likewise, That, if any other Lords of any the Benches desire to come to this Committee, they may come accordingly, and have Voice at the said Committee.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 14m Aprilis, hora nona.