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 Mercurii, videlicet, 27 Maii:
St. Saviour's, Southwark.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Strengthening, Explanation, and Enlarging, of An Act of Parliament, made in the 32d Year of King Henry the Eighth, of Famous Memory, for the Incorporation of Six or Four Churchwardens, in the Parish of St. Saviours, in Southwarke.
Lands assured to the King and Queen. And to the E. of Salisbury.
The Bill, intituled, An Act for the Assurance of the House of Theobalds, etc. was returned this Day to the House, by the Lord Archbishop of Canterburie, the First of the Committees, with certain Amendments thought meet to be added; which Amendments were presently Twice read, and thereupon the Bill, with the said Amendments, appointed to be ingrossed.
To supply the North Parts of London with Water.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Explanation of the Statute, made in the Third Year of the Reign of King James, intituled, An Act for the bringing of a Fresh Stream of Running Water to the North Parts of the City of London.
Marden, Bodenham, Wellington, Sutton, Murton and Pipe.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Provision of Meadow and Pasture, for necessary Maintenance of Husbandry and Tillage, in the Manors, Lordships and Parishes, of Marden, alias Mawarden, Bodenham, Wellington, Sutton St. Mihaell, Sutton St. Nicholas, Murton upon Lugg, and the Parish of Pipe, and every of them, in the County of Hereford.
Appointed to meet at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence, upon Saturday next, the 30th of this Instant May, by Eight in the Morning; and the Queen's Learned Counsel to be called to the Committee, together with any others whom the Bill may concern.
Baron, alian Barow's Naturalization.
E. of Southampton's Privilege. Foster's arrest.
This Day, John Foster, Servant to the Earl of Southampton, was brought into the House, by the Sheriff of Middlesex (according to the Order of the Court), and likewise the Party that caused him to be arrested, namely, Robert Dier, together with William Wood, the Serjeant of The Compter, that arrested him, were brought before their Lordships, by the Serjeant at Arms attending the House; who having been severally heard, and the Matter considered of by the Court, their Lordships thought meet, and so Ordered, That the Prisoner should be forthwith discharged by Privilege of Parliament; and that the said Robert Dier (upon his humble Submission then made, and especially at the Motion of the Earl of South'ton himself) should be forborn of Imprisonment, or other Punishment; but forasmuch as the said William Wood the Serjeant did allege for his Excuse, that the Secondary of The Compter had persuaded the Sheriff to make the Arrest, the Lords Ordered, That the said Secondary should be also brought before them in the Court, upon Friday next, by Nine in the Morning, and the said Serjeant then to make his Appearance again, to the End they might be heard together touching this Cause; and thereupon further Order to be taken, as should be agreeable to the Honour and Privilege of the Court.