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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Note of Bills
A NOTE of such Bills as have been delivered into the Upper House this Fourth Session of Parliament, Anno 7° Domini Regis.
Bills brought into the House this Session.
AN Act for Confirmation of several Decrees, made in the Courts of Exchequer Chamber and Dutchy Chamber, between the King's Majesty and divers Copyholders of His Majesty's Manor of Wakefeild, in the County of Yorke.
An Act for the perfect Creation and Confirmation of certain Copyhold Lands, in the Honour, Castle, Manor, or Lordship, of Clithero, or in the several Manors or Lordships of Derby, Accarington, Colve, and Ightenbill, in the County of Lancaster.
An Act for the enabling of Charles Waldgrave, Esquire, to make Sale of certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and the Advancement of his youngest Sons and Daughters.
Another also afterwards, because this did not proceed.
An Act against Non-residence and Pluralities of Benefices.
An Act for the better transferring and assuring of the Rectory and Parsonage of the decayed Parish of Frome Whitfeild, adjoining unto the Borough of Dorchester, in the County of Dorsett, towards the Maintenance of a Preacher, a Free School, and Nine Poor People of the Almshouse, in the said Town of Dorchester.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Robert Karr, Knight.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Margaret Clarke, Wife of Robert Clarke, Gentleman.
An Act for Restitution in Blood of the Son and Two Daughters of Georg Brooke, lately attainted of High Treason.
An Act for Confirmation of a Decree, made in the Court of Exchequer Chamber, between the King's Majesty and the Copyholders of His Majesty's Manor of Edlemeton, alias Edmontun, in the County of Middlesex.
An Act for Confirmation of Decrees, hereafter to be made, in the Exchequer Chamber and Dutchy Chamber, concerning Customary or Copyhold Lands or Tenements.
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.
An Act for the Sale of Part of the Lands of William Essex, of Lamborn, in the County of Berkes, Esquire, for the Payment of his Debts, and settling the Residue upon himself and his Posterity.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Jane Drumond, Gentlewoman of the Queen's Majesty's Bed-chamber.
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.
An Act for the Confirmation of the Sale and Conveyance of divers Manors, Lordships, Liberties, and other Hereditaments, late Henry Jernegan's, Esquire, made by Sir Thomas Hirne, Knight, Christopher Hirne, Gentleman, and Clement Hirne, Esquire, unto Sir Jo. Hevenningham, Knight, and Dame Bridgett, his Wife.
An Act for Restitution to be granted, in certain Cases, upon Entries with Force, or holding with Force.
An Act for Restitution of Blood of Sir John Davies, Knight.
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.
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 Act for the Naturalizing of James Maxwell, Robert Aiton, James Bowye, Robert Browne, William Rider, and Robert Josse, His Majesty's Servants in ordinary.
An Act for repairing and maintaining of the Key, or Harbour, of the Port of Mynhead, within the County of Somersett.
An Act for the uniting and annexing of the Parsonage and Decayed Parish of Frome Whitfeild, in the County of Dorset, to the Parsonage and Parish of The Holy Trinity in Dorchester, in the said County.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Johannckin alias Joane Greensmith, Daughter of Mathew Greensmith, Citizen and Grocer of London.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Peter Vanloore, of Fanchurch Street, London, Merchant.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Richard Bladwell, John Bladwell, and Robert Bladwell, the Sons of John Bladwell, an Englishman, George Hasden and John Hasden, the Sons, and Marten Hasden the Wife, of John Hasden, an Englishman, Elizabeth Cradocke and Anne Cradocke, the Daughters of William Cradocke, an Englishman, Jane alias Janekin Carstens, and Elizabeth Van Buechton.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir George Ramsey, Knight, Equerry of the most Excellent Prince Henry, Walter Alexander, Gentleman Usher of the said Prince Henry, and John Sandilandis, Groom of the said Prince's Bed-chamber.
An Act for the taking, landing, and carrying of Sea Sand, for the Bettering of Grounds, and for the Increase of Corn and Tillage, within the Counties of Devon and Cornewaill.
An Act for the securing and confirming of certain Lands and Tenements, heretofore granted, devised, or conveyed, to the Companies of Salters and Brewers of London.
An Act for the continuing and better Maintenance of Husbandry, and other Manual Occupations, by the true Employment of Monies given, and to be given, for the binding out of Apprentices.
An Act for Naturalizing of John Murray, John Levinston, and John Auchmoutie, Grooms of His Majesty's Bedchamber, and Richard Murray, Warden of Manchester.
An Act for Explanation of One Statute, made in the Second Session of this present Parliament, intituled. An Act against unlawful Hunting and Stealing of Deer and Conies.
An Act for the enabling of the Assurance of certain Lands, conveyed for the Portions of Three of the Daughters of John Wentwoorth, Esquire, and for the Confirmation of certain other Estates for Life in other Lands, and to enable Sir John Wentwoorth, Knight, to sell certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts.
An Act for the punishing and correcting of Deceits and Frauds, committed by Sorters, Combers, and Spinsters of Wool, and Weavers of Woollen Yarn.
An Act for the making void of certain Conveyances, and the Estate limited thereby, unduly gotten from Sir Henry Crispe, Knight, whereby he is defrauded of the Inheritance of divers Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, lying in the County of Kent; and for the establishing of the Inheritance of the same in the said Sir Henry Crispe and his Heirs.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Levinus Munk, one of the Clerks of His Majesty's Signet.
An Act to prevent the Spoil of Corn and Grain, by untimely Hawking, and for the better Preservation of Pheasants and Partridges.
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.
An Act for the enabling of Charles Waldegrave, Esquire, to make Sale of certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and the Advancement of his younger Sons and Daughters.
An Act to avoid the Double Payment of Debts.
An Act against Burning of Ling and Heath, and other Moor-burning, in the Counties of Yorke, Durham, Northumb'land, Cumb'land, Westm'lande, Lancaster, Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester, at unseasonable Times of the Year.
An Act for the Assurance of certain Lands and Rent to the Bishop of Duresme and his Successors, and of certain other Lands to Robert Earl of Salisbury and his Heirs.
An Act for the assuring and establishing of the Isle of Manne.
An Act for the Confirmation of certain Fines, levied by John Arundell, of Guarnack, Esquire, to John Arundell, of Treryse, Esquire, deceased; and for settling of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, comprized in the said Fines, upon John Arundell, Esquire, and his Heirs, Son of the said John Arundell, deceased.
An Act for Ease in pleading against troublesome and contentious Suits, prosecuted against Justices of the Peace, Mayors, Constables, and certain other His Majesty's Officers, for the lawful Execution of their Office.
An Act for Reformation of Alehouse-keepers.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Henry Gibb, Groom of the Bed-chamber to the most Excellent Prince Henry, Prince of Wales.
An Act for the Continuance and Reparation of a newbuilt Wear, upon the River of Exe, near unto the City of Exeter.
An Act for the assuring of the Farm and Demesne of Dam'ham, and other Lands, in Wiltshire, according to His Majesty's Grant, and a former Grant made by King Edward the Sixth.
An Act for Confirmation of Three several Writings indented, purporting and setting forth the Revocations of Three several Conveyances, or Assurances, made by Sir Robert Drury, Knight, unto divers Persons, upon natural Considerations only.
An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Bretts, and Farm of Plastowe, in the County of Essex, Parcel of the Posessions of Henry Earl of Oxonford, towards the Re-purchasing of the Castle, Manor, and Parks, of Henynghem, in the same County, being the ancient Inheritance and chiefest Mansion-house of the Earls of Oxonforde.
An Act to enlarge an Act of Parliament, made in the Second and Third Years of King Phillip and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act for the keeping Milch Kine, and for the breeding and rearing of Calves.
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.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Edward Palmer and Henry Palmer, Sons of William Palmer, of Vlishing, and of Michaell Boyle, the Son of James Boyle, Citizen and Mercer of London.
An Act for the confirming and establishing of a Decree, made in the High Court of Chancery, for and on the Behalf of Nine Poor Children and Orphans of William Elrington and Edward Elrington, against Edward Cage, Executor of the last Will and Testament of Rowland Elrington, Brother of the said Edward and William Elrington, and Uncle of the said Children; and for the extending of the Lands and Goods of the said Edward Cage, for the speedy Execution and Performance of the said Decree, and the Payment and Satisfaction of the Sums of Money thereby decreed to the said Children.
An Act for the enabling of Reginald Rous, of Baddingham, in the County of Suffolk, Gentleman, to make Sale of the Third Part of the Manor of Baddingham Hall, with the Appurtenances, and of the Third Part of certain other Lands and Tenements, with the Appurtenances, in Baddington, Tymyngton, and Little Glemham, in the said County of Suff. to Reginald Rous, of The Inner Temple, London, Esquire, Nephew to the said Reginald Rous of Baddingham.
An Act for the Naturalizing of John Mounsy.
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 England, Fraunce, and Irelande the Fourth, and of Scotland the Fortieth, intituled, An Act for the Establishment and Assurance of divers of the Possessions and Hereditaments of Ferdinando late Earl of Derbie.
An Act for Discovery of Thieves, and Punishment of Retailing Brokers, and other Receivers of Stolen Goods, within the City of London, and within the Compass of Three Miles of the said City.
An Act for the settling of Part of the Possessions of Edward Nevill, Lord Bergavenny, according to One Act of Parliament, made in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of the late King Phillip and Queen Marye, and of certain Letters Patents newly made thereof by His Majesty to the said Edward Nevyll, Lord Bergavenny.
An Act to enable Edward Nevill, Lord Bergavenny, and Sir Henry Nevill, Knight, his eldest Son, to alien certain Lands, for Payment of their Debts, and Advancement of their Daughters and younger Sons.