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, 7 die Martii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subsequuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
HODIE introductæ sunt a Domo Communi 6 Billæ:
Subsidy by the Clergy. Conclus.
Prima, For the Confirmation of a Subsidy granted by the Clergy.
Secunda, Touching certain Clothes made in the County of Somerset.
Stannary-laws in Cornwall.
Tertia, For the Establishing of the Stannary-laws within the County of Cornewall.
Quarta, For the Naturalizing Englishmen's Children born beyond the Seas.
Deceits in dying Cloths.
Quinta, For Abolishing of certain deceitful Stuffs used in Dying of Cloths.
Keeping the Subjects in Obedience.
Sexta, For the keeping of the Queen's Majesty's Subjects in their due Obedience.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, touching my Lord Zouche.
Fines and Recoveries.
Item 3a vice lecta est Billa, for the Reformation of Errors in Fines and Common Recoveries, quæ conclusa est, et commissa Servienti Aunderson, et Doctori Clercke, in Domum Communem deferenda.
Matter in dispure between the Marquis and Marchioness of Winchester, and Mr. Oughtred, referred, by consent, to certain Lords of their own chusing to decide it.
Memorandum, That this Day appeared before the Lords, as it was appointed, the Lord Marquis, with his Counsel on the one Side, and the Counsel of the Lady Marquesse on the other Side, and Mr. Oughtred for himself. The Lord Chancellor, with the Consent of the Lords, after Hearing of all the Parties, and upon Conference, thought it best, for the better Expedition of the Matter, that certain of the Lords, if the Parties consented thereunto, should have the Hearing of all Controversies between them, and of the several Accounts of Mr. Owghtred; to the which the Parties, being called again, every one for himself, did personally assent; only further Order was taken, that the Lady Marquesse should deliver her Assent the next Day by her Counsel. The Lords, that were named to hear the said Controversies, were these, which were chosen by the Parties themselves: The Lord Chancellor, the Lord Treasurer, the Lord Chamberlain, and the Earl of Bedforde; and for the Causes betwixt the Lord Marquis and the Lady Marquesse, were chosen, by the said Parties, the Lord Chancellor, the Lord Treasurer, the Lord Chamberlain, and the Lord Buckherst.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in horam secundam post meridiem.
EODEM die, tempore postmeridiano, Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subsequuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, for the Re-edifying of Cardiffe-bridge, in the County of Glamorgan.
Item 1a vice lecta est Billa, for the Assurance of certain Lands, towards the Maintenance of a Free Grammar School, within the City of Coventrie.
Item 2a vice lecta est Billa, touching my Lord Zouche, quæ commissa est ad ingrossandum.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem prox. hora consueta.