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 Jovis, videlicet, 18 Decembris:
Confirmation of Lands to Sir William Smith.
HODIE 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of certain Lands to Sir William Smith, Knight, against a pretended Right of the Warden and College of All Souls, in Oxford, according to the Award of divers Lords of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, and divers Judges of the Realm, by Consent of the said Warden and College.
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Walmisley,
Mr. Justice Williams,
Mr. Justice Yelverton,
|To attend the Lords.|
Free Trade with Spain, etc. Expid.
The Bill, intituled, An Act to explain a former Act, made the last Session of this Parliament, intituled, An Act to enable all His Majesty's Loving Subjects of England and Wales to trade freely into the Dominions of Spayne, Portugall, and Fraunce, was this Day returned to the House, by the Lord Treasurer, the first of the Committees, without Alteration or Amendment, and with Signification, that, upon due Consideration had of the Bill, and of the Letters Patent granted to the City of Exceter, the said Committees found the same Bill meet to pass; and thereupon it was read the Third Time.
Message to the House of Commons, concerning the Adjournment of the Parliament.
Message sent to the Lower House, by Mr. Serjeant Crooke and Mr. Dr. Hone, signifying His Majesty's Pleasure, That the Parliament should be adjourned until Tuesday the 10th of February next. The Message applauded; and thereupon the Speaker forthwith adjourned that Court accordingly.
Absent Lords admonished to attend.
The Lord Chancellor, by His Majesty's Commandment, gave Admonition unto the Lords for their more diligent Attendance in Parliament; signifying withall, That whereas His Majesty had been pleased graciously to grant Licence, in the Beginning of this Session, to divers of the Lords, both Spiritual and Temporal, for their Absence, in regard either of Sickness or Business, His Majesty's Meaning was not that thereby Advantage should be taken for a continual Absence; but that, upon Recovery of Health, and Dispatch of their Business, they should give their Attendance; and that such as had their Proxies should give them Notice thereof.