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 Lunæ, videlicet, 19 Martii:
No Alien to buy any unwroughtHorn.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the reviving of Part of a former Act, made in the Fourth Year of King Edward the Fourth, That no Stranger, or Alien, should buy any English Horns unwrought; and that the Wardens of the Horners of the City of London for the Time being should have Power to search all Manner of Wares appertaining to their Mystery in London, and Twenty-four Miles on every Side of it.
Reformation of the Abuses of Mariners.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for reforming of the Abuses of Sailors and Seafaring Men, after they have been hired and agreed withall by Merchants, Owners, or Masters of Ships, to serve in Sea Voyages.
An Hospital, School, and Preacher, in Thetford.
Hodie 2a 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.
Report of His Majesty's Answer, concerning the Time of receiving the Thanks of this House.
The Lord Treasurer reported to the House, That His Majesty, having been humbly moved (by him and the other Lords named for that Purpose upon Saturday last) to appoint some Time, when this House should attend His Highness, to present their dutiful Thanks for His Gracious Favour, in licensing the Treaty touching Tenures, etc. His Majesty was pleased to answer, That they should be very welcome unto Him To-morrow Morning, Half an Hour after Nine, in The Banquetting House.
The Lord Chancellor opens to the House the Substance of what he intends to deliver to His Majesty, which is approved of.
Thereupon the Lord Chancellor, in modest Sort, moved, as before he had done, That he might receive Instructions and Directions for the Manner of Delivery of the Thanks to His Majesty, as aforesaid: But they, relying on his Lordship's Wisdom and Judgement, would not yield to his Motion therein; howbeit the Lord Treasurer propounded, and the House likewise wished, That his Lordship would be pleased to open unto them, what himself, in his own Mind, purposeth or conceiveth fit to be spoken unto His Majesty, in that Behalf; which the said Lord Chancellor did deliver accordingly, and the same well allowed of by the House; only the Lord Treasurer remembered him of one Particular more, meet to be mentioned; videlicet, That, upon the first Declaration of the Commons Desire to His Majesty, touching the said Matter of Tenures, He was pleased to give a deliberate Answer; and afterwards a Grant to treat.