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, ultimo Martii:
Confirmation of Lands to several Companies in London.
THE Bill, intituled, An Act for assuring and confirming of the Lands, Tenements, and Rents, heretofore granted, devised, or conveyed, to several Companies, within the City of London, was this Day returned to the House, with certain Additions and Amendments thought meet to be added, which were presently Twice read, and thereupon the Bill, with the said Amendments, appointed to be ingrossed.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of Letters Patents, to be made upon Composition with His Majesty, His Heirs, and Successors, for Seven Years.
Sent to the Lower House, by Mr. Serjeant Crooke and Sir Richard Swale.
Bills from the H. C.
Hodie allatæ sunt septem Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Sir Henry Hubard and others:
1. An Act whereby Richard Sackvile, Esquire, is enabled to make a Surrender unto the King's Majesty of the Offices of Chief Butler of England and Wales, notwithstanding his Minority of Years.
2. An Act touching the Drowned Marshes of Lesnes. and Fants, in the County of Kent. Returned, Exped.
3. An Act for the Confirmation of the King's Majesty's Letters Patents, made to Robert Bathurst, Esquire, of the Manor and Borough of Lachlade, in the County of Glocester. Returned, Exped.
4. An Act for the Confirmation of the King's Majesty's Letters Patents, made to William Bourchieur, Esquire, of the Manor of Bardisley, in the County of Glocester. Returned, Exped.
5. An Act for the Naturalizing of John Ramsden.
6. An Act for the Assignment of a Jointure to such Wife as John Tompson, Son and Heir of Robert Tompson, a Lunatick, shall marry, and for present Maintenance of the said John.
7. An Act for the Sale of the Lands of William Waller, Esquire, to perform a Decree in Chancery, for the Payment of Five Hundred and Five Pounds, Ten Shillings and Sixpence.
E. of Cumberland's Privilege.
Memorandum, That this Day the Person of Thomas Musgrave, Servant to the Earl of Cumbreland, was removed from The Compter in Wood-Street, and brought into the Court, by the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, with a Return of the said Sheriffs on the Writ of Habeas Corpus for the bringing thither of the said Prisoner; which Writ and Return were presently read in the House, by the Clerk of the Parliament; and also the Party at whose Suit he was arrested, John Bechwith, and the Two Serjeants at Mace of London, that made the Arrest, videlicet, John Bustian and Roger Tailer, were brought into the House, by the Serjeant at Arms; who, upon their Appearance, shewing not any sufficient Cause by their Answer to justify the Arrest, the said Court therefore Ordered, That the said Musgrave should be forthwith discharged out of Prison, according to the Privilege of Parliament; and that the said Beckwith, Bustian, and Tailer, for their Contempt, should be committed to the Prison of The Fleet; but forasmuch as there would be now a Recess of the Session for some longer Time than was thought meet to detain the said Parties in Prison, it was likewise Ordered, That the Earl of Cumbreland and the Earl of Southampton should examine and determine the said Matter of Debt in such sort as they should think reasonable, and thereupon give Direction for Enlargement of the said Parties.
Dominus Cancellarius adjornavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 20m diem Aprilis proximum, hora 9a.