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, videlicet, 13 Maii:
To preserve the Royalties of the Crown.
SIGNIFIED to the House by the Lord Treasurer, the first of the Committees on the Bill concerning Regalities, etc. That the said Committees, finding that Bill in some respects not meet to be proceeded in, have framed a new Bill thereupon, of another Title, which they offer to the House: videlicet, intituled, An Act to preserve to the Crown some of the true and ancient Rights appertaining to the same. Prima vice lecta.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Sanctuary.
Persons coming or going over Sea.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning such as are to pass over the Seas, or Return from beyond the Seas into this Realm, or any other His Majesty's Dominions.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Relief of John Holditch, Gentleman, disinherited by the extraordinary Amending of the Errors of a Fine.
The said Two Bills sent to the Lower House, by Sir George Coppin, Clerk of the Crown, and Mr. Dr. Hone.
Process in Ecclesiastical Courts.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to establish the Proceedings in Ecclesiastical Courts and Causes, and to abolish Sanctuary.
Antient Rights of the Crown.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to preserve to the Crown some of the true and ancient Rights appertaining to the same.
And was referred to the same Committees that were on the former Bill concerning Regalities, etc. and appointed to meet presently on the same, in the Little Chamber. Memorandum, That the Lord Bishop of Rochester was added to the said Committees.
Weavers Estates in Worcester to be rated by Commissioners appointed by the Chancellor.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the authorizing of the Lord Chancellor of England to nominate and appoint such Commissioners as his Honour shall think fit, to rate the Rents of the Messuages, Tenements, and Cottages, within the City of Worcester; used by the Weavers and Tenants there exercised in the Mystery of Cloth-making.
Bills from the H. C.
Hodie allatæ sunt trees Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Sir Frauncis Bacon and others:
1. An Act for the Attainder of divers Offenders, in the late most barbarous, monstrous, detestable, and damnable Treasons. Returned, with certain Amendments, and an Addition, or Proviso, added by the Lower House.
2. An Act for Confirmation of the King's Majesty's Letters Patents, made to the Provost and Scholars of Oriell College, in Oxford. Returned, with Allowance of the Amendments added by the Lords.
Manor of Rye settled on Throgmorton.
3. An Act for the settling of the Manor of Rie, in the Counties of Gloucester and of Worcester, upon William Throckmorton, Esquire, and his Heirs, according to a Feoffment thereof made by Charles late Earl of Devonshire. Prima vice lecta.
Attainder of the Offenders in the late Treason.
The Amendments and Addition, or Proviso, added by the Lower House, on the Bill of Attainder, etc. were this Day Twice read; and thereupon the said Amendments appointed to be inserted in the Bill.
Exportation of undressed Cloth.
Ordered by the House, That Warning shall be given to Sir Henry Roe, Governor of the Company of Merchants Adventurers, Mr. Gore, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Jackson, and such others of the said Company as the Governor shall think meet to take to his Assistance, to attend the Lords Committees on the Bill, intituled, An Act to restrain the Transportation of Coloured Cloths undressed, upon Thursday next, the 15th of this Instant, by Eight in the Morning, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Motion made, and some Speeches used, concerning the Conference appointed this Afternoon, with the Committee of the Lower House, for some good Course to be resolved on before-hand for reconciling the Differences, or Doubts, in the Bills against Recusants.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum, usque in horam secundam post meridiem.
DIE Martis, videlicet, 13 Maii, in pomeridiano:
Election of Members to serve in Parliament.
HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Election of Knights and Burgesses to serve in Parliament.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of Shrewsburie.
E. of Northampton.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Bp. of Elie.
L. Bp. of Rochester.
L. St. John.
Appointed to meet at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence, upon Saturday next, 17 May, by Eight in the Morning. The Bill delivered to the Lord Archbishop of Cant.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 15m Maii, hora 9a.