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, 15 Martii:
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Restitution in Blood of Sir John Davies, Knight.
Assurance of Frome Whitefield, for Maintenance of a Preacher and Free School in Dorchester.
The Bill concerning the Parsonage and Rectory of Frome Whitfeild, brought into the House by the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, the first of the Committees, who signified, That the said Committees found that Bill so full of Imperfections, as the same could not well be proceeded in; but that it was meant a new Bill should be drawn instead thereof hereafter, etc.
Confirmation of Decrees in the Exchequer and Dutchy Court, for Copyhold Lands, &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of Decrees hereafter to be made, in the Exchequer Chamber and Dutchy Court, concerning Customary or Copyhold Lands or Tenements; appointed to be ingrossed.
An Hospital, School, and Preacher in Thetford.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Foundation of an Hospital, a Grammar School, and Maintenance of a Preacher, in the Town of Thetford, for ever, according to the last Will and Testament of Richard Fulmarston, Knight.
Manufacture of Cogware, Kendals, Carptmeals, &c. encouraged in some Northern Counties.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Encouragement of many poor People, in Cumbreland and Westmerland, and in the Towns and Parishes of Carptmeale, Hauksteed, and Broughton, in the County of Lancaster, to continue their Trade of making Cogware, Kendals, Carptmeals, and Coarse Cottons.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Jane Drummond, Gentlewoman of the Queen's Majesty's Bed-chamber.
Restitution upon Forcible Entries.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Restitution to be granted, in certain Cases, upon Entries with Force, or holding with Force.
Message from the Lower House, by Sir Edwin Sandes and others:
Message from the House of Commons.
Tenures and Wardships.
That the Knights, Citizens, and Commons have, with great Joy and Comfort, received the Message from His Majesty, touching His Consent, that they shall treat of the Matter of Tenures; for which they hold themselves bound to present their most humble Thanks to His Highness, by the Mouth of their Speaker (according to the Course holden in like Cases by their Predecessors); howbeit, in regard of the Honourable Correspondency which their Lordships have hitherto held with them, for the which they are desirous to shew themselves respective, they therefore thought good to acquaint their Lordships therewith.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 17m Martii, hora nona.