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, 18 die Junii:
Confirmation of Fines levied by Arundel of Guarnach, to Arundel of of Trerise, &c.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of certain Fines, levied by John Arundell, of Guarnack, Esquire, to John Arundell, of Trerise, Esquire, deceased; and for settling of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, comprised in the said Fines, upon John Arundell, Esquire, and his Heirs, Son of the said John Arundell, deceased.
Preservation of Game and Grain.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to prevent the Spoil of Corn and Grain, by untimely Hawking, and for the better Preservation of Pheasants and Partridges.
Assurance of Lands to the Bp. of Durham and E. of Salisbury.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Assurance of certain Lands and Rents to the Bishop of Duresme and his Successors, and of certain other Lands to Robert Earl of Salisbury and his Heirs.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
Appointed to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Council Chamber at Whitehall.
Persons Naturalized, or restored in Blood, to take the Oaths, &c.
Appointed, That the Committees on a Bill, intituled, 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, shall meet, for Consideration thereof, on Wednesday, the 20th of this Instant June, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Assignments of Debts to His Majesty.
Appointed, That the Committees on a Bill against the common Abuse of Assignments of Debts to His Majesty, towards the Satisfaction of Debts due and owing to His Highness by Accomptants, and touching Debts growing to the King by Forfeiture, shall meet on Friday next, videlicet, the 22d of this Instant June, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Council Chamber, at Whitehall.
Establishment of the E. of Derby's Estates.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Explanation of a Proviso, or Branch, of a Statute, contained in an Act of Parliament, made in the Years of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King James, of Englande, Fraunce, and Irelande the Fourth, and of Scotlande the Fortieth, intituled, An Act for the Establishment and Assurance of divers of the Possessions and Hereditaments of Ferdinando late Earl of Derby.
And was referred to Committees: videlicet,
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
L. Privy Seal.
E. of Shrewesburie.
E. of Cumb'lande.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Carlie.
L. Bp. of Chester.
L. Darcy of Menell.
Mr. Justice Walmesley,
Mr. Justice Warberton,
Mr. Baron Bromley,
Mr. Dr. Amy,
|To attend the Lords.|
To meet on Tuesday, the 9th of June, at Eight of the Clock in the Morning, in the Little Chamber, near the Parliament Presence.
Non-residence and Plurality of Benefices.
Appointed, That the Lords Committees on the Bill, intituled, An Act against Non-residence, and Pluralities of Benefices, shall meet, for Consideration thereof, on Thursday, the 21st of this Instant June, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Council Chamber, at Whitehall.
Message from the H. C. for Conference concerning Contribution on and Retribution.
Message from the Lower House, by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer and others: videlicet.
That the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Commons House, have taken Consideration of a Message, which heretofore they received from the Lords of this House, concerning a free Conference to be had between the Committees of both Houses; to which Motion the said House of Commons do assent and agree, referring the Time and Place to their Lordships, so as the Time be after Wednesday next; and do with that, in the mean Time, their Lordships, against such Conference, would be prepared, in Three Points, to yield Satisfaction to the Committees of that House: videlicet,
1. What more the Lords will offer unto the Commons, to be considered of, above the Ten Things already proposed, and above that which they of that House have thought on to be yielded, by Way of Retribution.
2. That the Lords will deliver unto them the lowest and certain Price of those Things which they shall have and contract for.
3. What Course may be taken, and what Project their Lordships will propound, for levying that which shall be given, other than upon the Lands.
That the Lords have entered into Consideration of the Message now sent unto them by the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Commons House, and do find the same to be of several Natures; and, because their Lordships do conceive that the same will require some further Consideration, therefore their Lordships will thereof amongst themselves advise, and then send Answer to that House accordingly.
Bills from the H. C.
Hodie allatæ sunt 6 Billæ a Domo Communi, presented by Sir Frauncys Bacon and others:
1. An Act for the better Execution of Justice, and suppressing of Criminal Offenders, in the North Parts of the Kingdom of Englande.
2. An Act for the Ease in Pleading against the troublesome and contentious Suits, prosecuted against Justices of Peace, Mayors, Constables, and certain other His Majesty's Officers, for the lawful Execution of their Office.
3. An Act for the punishing and correcting of Deceits and Frauds committed by Sorters, Combers, and Spinsters of Wool, and Weavers of Woollen Yarn.
4. An Act for Reformation of Alehouse-keepers.
5. An Act to make void Leases, and other Conveyances, made to the King's Majesty, of Purpose to try other Men's Titles.
6. An Act for the Continuance and Reparations of a new-built Wear upon the River of Exe, near unto the City of Exeter.
Agreed, That To-morrow Morning the Lords will consider what Answer shall be sent to the Nether House.
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 19m Junii, hora 9a.