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, 16 Aprilis:
Bills from H. C.
HODIE allatæ sunt 4 Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Mr. Chancellor of the Dutchy and others:
An Act for the Naturalizing of Johannekin, alias Joane Greensmith, Daughter of Mathew Greensmith, Citizen and Grocer of London. Returned, with the Consent of the Commons thereunto.
2. An Act for the Encouragement of many Poor People, in Cumbreland and Westmerland, and in the Towns and Parishes of Carptmeale, Hawkshead, and Broughton, in the County of Lancaster, to continue their Trade of making Cogware, Kendals, Carptmeals, and Coarse Cottons. Returned also, with the Consent of the Lower House to an Amendment added by the Lords.
3. An Act for the enabling of the Assurance of certain Lands conveyed for the Portions of Three of the Daughters of John Wentworth, Esquire, and for the Confirmation of certain other Estates for Life in other Lands; and to enable Sir Jo. Wentworth, Knight, to sell certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts.
5. An Act for the Naturalizing of Richard Bladwell, Jo. Bladwell, and Robert Bladwell, the Sons of Jo. Bladwell, an Englishman, Georg Hasden and John Hasden, the Sons, and Martin Hasden, the Wife of John Hasden, an Englishman; Elizabeth Cradock and Anne Cradocke, the Daughters of William Cradock, an Englishman; Jane, alias Janekin, Carstens, and Elizabeth Van Buechton.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for repairing and maintaining of the Key, or Harbour, of the Port of Mynhead, within the County of Somersett.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
Appointed to meet upon Thursday Sevennight, the 26th of this Instant April, by Eight of the Clock in the Morning, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Reformation of the Abuses of Mariners.
Agreed by the House, That the Committees on the Bill concerning Mariners, etc. shall meet on the same, upon Thursday next, the 19th of this Instant, by Eight in the Morning, at the Little Chamber aforesaid.
A Hospital, School, and Preacher, in Thetford.
Likewise Agreed, That the Committees on the Bill concerning Thetford School shall meet upon Saturday next, the 21st of this Instant, by Eight in the Morning, at the said Little Chamber.
Waldgrave's Lands for Payment of his Debts.
For Mr. Walgrave's Bill, upon Wednesday next, the 18th of this Instant, by Eight in the Morning, here.
Confirmation of Jerningham's Lands to Henningham.
For Mr. Jerningham's Bill, the same Day, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Council Chamber at Court.
Essex's Lands for Payment of his Debts.
For Mr. Essex's Bill, upon Friday next, the 20th of this Instant, by Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Council Chamber at Court.
Tenures and Wardships.
The Lord Chancellor put the Lords in Mind, That the Lower House will expect shortly to hear from this House, touching some Conference concerning the Matter of Tenures; wherein his Lordship declared his own Opinion to be, That some Message should, with convenient Expedition, be sent unto them, for Preparation; whereunto his Lordship moved, That, on Wednesday, in the Morning, this House would among themselves take further Consideration what shall be fit to be done herein; which Motion was generally allowed, and Ordered accordingly.
Dominus Cancellarius adjornavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 18m diem Aprilis, hora 9a.