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 Sabbati, videlicet, 2 die Junii:
Ld. Clinton introduced.
THIS Day, the Lord Clynton, being summoned to this present Parliament, by His Majesty's Writ of the Tenor hereunder written, was brought into the House, in his Parliament Robes, by the Lord Dudley and the Lord Darcie of Menell, who were also in their Parliament Robes, Garter Principal King at Arms going before them, and bearing on his Left Arm His Majesty's Coat of Arms; thus they proceeded upon the Left Side of the House, by the Lords the Bishops, until they came up to the Lord Chancellor, to whom the Lord Clynton, kneeling, presented his Writ; which Writ his Lordship presently delivered to the Clerk of the Parliament, and the same was by him read accordingly. During the Reading whereof, the said Lord Clynton and the other Two Lords that brought him in, stood still at the Upper End, by the Lord Chancellor; and, after the same Writ was read, the Lord Clynton was, by the said Lord Dudley and Lord Darcy, brought unto his due Place, next above the Lord Stafford.
His Writ of Summons.
"Jacobus, Dei Gratia, Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hiberniæ Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. Prædilecto et Fideli Nostro Thomæ Domino Clynton, Chr. Salutem.
"Cum Nos nuper, de Avisamento et Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Defensionem Regni Nostri Angliæ et Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. decimo nono die Martii, Anno Regni Nostri Angliæ, Franciæ, et Hiberniæ Primo, et Scotiæ Tricesimo septimo, inchoatum, et ibidem tunc tentum; ac deinde, per diversas Prorogationes, usque ad et in nonum diem instantis mensis Februarii prorogatum, apud dictam Civitatem Nostram Westm. teneri ordinaverimus; et ibidem, vobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere et Tractatum; vobis, sub Fide et Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, et Periculis imminentibus, dicto nono die instantis mensis Februarii apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. prædictam, personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, et cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis, tractaturi, vestrumque Consilium impensuri. Et hoc, sicut Nos et Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem et Defensionem Regni et Ecclesiæ prædictæ, Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis. Teste Meipso, apud Westm. 8 die Februarii, Anno Regni Nostri Angliæ, Franciæ, et Hiberniæ Septimo, et Scotiæ Quadragesimo tertio."
Persons Naturalized or restored in Blood to take the Oaths, &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act, That all such as are to be Naturalized, or restored in Blood, shall first receive the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, and the Oath of Allegiance, and the Oath of Supremacy.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
Lord Chief Justice of England,
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas,
Lord Chief Baron,
Sir Mathew Carew,
Sir John Tyndale,
|To attend the Lords.|
To meet on Monday, the 11th of this Instant June, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Council Chamber at the Court at Whitehall.
Double Payment of Debts.
The Bill, intituled, An Act to avoid the double Payment of Debts, was returned into the House, by the Earl of Shrewesbury, first of the Committees, with some Amendments.
Sir John Biron's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the amending of a Writ of Entry, whereupon a Common Recovery was had, of the Inheritance of Sir John Biron, Knight, within the County Palatine of Lancaster.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
E. of Shrewesbury.
E. of Huntingdon.
L. Bp. of Carlile.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Darcy of Menell.
Appointed to meet on Tuesday, the 12th of this Instant June, by Eight of the Clock in the Morning, at the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Lords to attend at Whitehall on Monday, robed, on account of the Prince's Creation.
The Lord Chancellor, at the Continuing or Adjourning of the Court, did signify His Majesty's Pleasure to be, That, on Monday, the Court shall sit in the Room, or Chamber, called Whitehall, in respect of the Prince's Creation, which on that Day is solemnly to be celebrated and performed, and all their Lordships to attend the same, in their Robes.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 4m Junii, hora 8a.